Amid global chaos NFL continues to disrespect USA

October 1, 2017

As Spanish police shoot rubber bullets and injure over 300* Spaniards, shutting down elections on the government’s banned Catalan separatist referendum, America’s overpaid and under educated NFL players continue to engage in anti-American protests.

Ignorant of history, they stand for “God Save The Queen” while playing in England, but ‘take a knee’ during the playing of our national anthem and offensively disrespect our American flag.

The players’ ongoing  despicable actions have  caused fans who just want to watch football, to abandon the teams they’ve previously cheered, while paying astronomical prices for tickets and memorabilia. American citizens, fans and non-fans alike, have paid  $billions in tax dollars financing ever more grandiose stadium construction nationwide, as reported by The Daily Signal.

Before any more games are scheduled, NFL players should be required to take remedial history courses. They might realize how fortunate they are to live in the liberty-based United States of America, with free elections — rather than be governed by linage-based monarchies, repressive religions or brutal dictatorships.

If the players don’t like it here,  they’re free to go. They might prefer North Korea, Haiti, Afghanistan, Venezuela or any of the impoverished, terror-sponsoring regimes and corrupt nations of the Mideast, Africa, Asia or South America. There’s a wide world from which to choose.

*Reports later today indicate the number of Spaniards wounded in the demonstrations is closer to 750.

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AZ Republic’s embarrassing “new” news reporting

October 1, 2017

Would mature journalists refer to a little girl missing overnight as taking part in an “urban camping adventure”?

It took two top-notch Arizona Republic reporters to teach readers the latest techniques in delivering news.

Jason Pohl and Chris McCrory collaborated on an creatively written report about an 8-year-old Mesa girl who disappeared from school and was missing overnight.  In novella style, the time frame was described, “As day turned to night and night turned to morning.”  That’s gotta be unconcealed aiming for a Pulitzer.

As would be expected in such a terrifying state of circumstances, the resulting 17-hour search included over one hundred trained investigators and teams of volunteers.

Oddly, the reporters named the little girl, who it turns out, spent the night at an “improvised campsite in a grown-over area” near the school. She went prepared, the duo write, “packing a bottle of water and extra granola bars from her friend, who backed out of the “adventure at the last minute.”

According to the headline, the child was simply engaging in “urban camping.”

There are too many questions arising from this report to spend time itemizing. It’s enough to say the terminology is bizarre. Our hunch Pohl and McCrory might be students or recent grads from ASU’s J School proved to be correct.

This is what happens when seasoned reporters and editors are laid off or take early retirements when lucrative buy-outs are offered by the failing Hillary-endorsing newspaper desperate to sustain itself Current, not day-old  news is now instantly available in a wide variety of outlets. Newspapers are called Newsosaurs for a reason.


Misplaced anger, feigned abuse elevates another McCain

September 30, 2017

Meghan McCain gets her ample back up

The headlines accuse President Trump of mocking John McCain. A simple Google search turns up multiple reports on the topic, leading readers to think the worst. Could the president, using grand insensitivity, have ridiculed McCain’s scar above his eyebrow where Mayo surgeons recently excised a cancerous growth on his brain?

No, that’s not it. 

Whatever it was, it was “abhorrent.” Meghan McCain says so.

“What more must my family be put through right now?she tweeted. “This is abhorrent.” 

Given the facts, Ms. McCain asks the wrong question and draws the wrong conclusion. President Trump imitated John McCain’s intentionally dramatic, Caligula-like ‘thumbs down,’ indicating his calamitous vote to single-handedly torpedo the repeal and replacement of Obamacare. It was a key campaign issue for Donald Trump — one that resonated with the national GOP voter base that put him in the White House and previously kicked McCain to the curb.

McCain’s action, one of many such tantrums and malicious acts, was based in his jealous rage that political outsider Donald Trump is president, a position McCain, with decades in D.C., failed miserably at achieving. In the 2008 presidential election, McCain only carried his home state by a slim 8.5% margin. Today, he gains his relevancy by creating havoc. At 81 with a 6-year senate term that it is unlikely he will complete, he has nothing to lose.

Meghan should have asked, “What more must the people of the United States be put through by the obstinate pettiness of John McCain?”


Emmy Awards: Leftwing celebs get it wrong again

September 18, 2017

Mocking Pres. Trump takes center stage

The 69th annual Primetime Emmy Awards took place Sunday night hosted by liberal Stephen Colbert, a flawed presidential predictorCelebs, who revel in grabbing the spotlight outdoing one another in the glam department, put their politics before their egos as they donned the same accessories: Rabid, hate-filled tirades aimed at President Trump and blue ‘ACLU Supporter’ ribbons, denoting their activism with the far left organization.  There was also a strong pro-illegal alien theme permeating the self-congratulatory awards ceremony.

Former White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer even got into the act, making a “surprise” appearance to ridicule Pres. Trump. In a perfect world, this treacherous act should render him unemployable in Republican circles. Spicer, who once wore his flag lapel pin upside down, symbolizing distress, has reportedly turned down an offer to appear on ‘Dancing with the Stars’ with his wife.

If these were the Academy Awards, we’d advise our readers to stop wasting money on overpriced tickets and less than entertaining movies, with increasingly grotesque subject matter. Keeping the overwhelmingly liberal Hollyweird crowd basking in wealth for a career based on reading other people’s words makes no sense.

Since the soiree celebrates television productions, conserve electricity next year by clicking the “off“ button. Treat yourself with a good book. Better yet, talk to someone who matters to you.

The majority of the awards program was filled with venomous tirades directed at Donald Trump, the President of the United States. Ironically, it was televised on Constitution Day. Fortunately for the hate mongers the First Amendment gives them the freedom to engage in immature temper tantrums. The good news is the show’s ratings tanked.

Watch Colbert and his like thinkers getting it wrong here:


Miss America contestants vie to bash Pres. Trump

September 12, 2017

In case you missed it, Miss America 2018 was crowned Sunday night. But unlike pageants of the past where the high point of the evening was the portion where contestants strutted their stuff in spike heels and swim suits and the competition included mostly marginally talented, sweetly smiling young women who earnestly answered questions about their future plans to cure cancer or reach the moon, there is a new system at play.

Politics has entered the arena where a Miss Arizona, Vonda Kay Van Dyke, wooed the judges with her novel ventriloquist act, earning her the crown in 1965.

Now all the finalists are ventriloquists, mouthing the leftist political lines so in vogue at the schools they attend and with the Hollywood crowd in the films they watch. Who else to emulate but actress Gwyneth Paltrow who was at a loss for words as she hosted a DNC fundraiser at her home, and told the guest of honor President Obama: “You’re so handsome that I can’t speak properly.”

The politically loaded questions the Miss America contestants, who must be between the ages of 18 and 24, were asked were aimed at bashing President Trump. They dealt with dissecting the president’s response regarding the Charleston riots, and whether he was guilty or innocent of colluding with the Russians.

The winner, 23-year-old Cara Mund of North Dakota, also gave a winning answer to the question about whether President Trump should have backed out of the Paris Climate Agreement on “man made climate change” and whether the decision was good or bad. Without missing a beat and sounding as though she’d been coached by Al Gore, Mund said “it was bad, because climate change exists and the U.S. needs to be at the negotiating table.”

Bingo! 

The wrong answer for many of us was the right answer to gain the crown. And she didn’t even need a ventriloquist’s dummy. Cara Mund played both roles

These are the previous Miss America winners going back to the contest’s inception in 1921, when it was simply a beauty contest without blatant political overtures.


American Legion Comdr.Schmidt develops McAmnesia

September 4, 2017

The following message posted in the American Legion magazine obscures the facts about John McCain, under whose watch the worst scandal in the history of the VA occurred a stone‘s throw from his lavish Phoenix penthouse — resulting in prolonged suffering and needless deaths of veterans due to obscenely long wait times for medical care. This is the same John McCain who has intentionally withheld information and permanently sealed the files on American MIAs and POWs from the Vietnam War, denying access to families who have waited decades for information concerning their loved ones. John McCain?  Yes, he’s the one who repeatedly voted against benefits for veterans, and aid for our troops.

It’s one thing to send best wishes under dire circumstances.  It’s quite another to mislead and purposely misconstrue facts.

American Legion National Commander Charles E. Schmidt — just replaced in an Aug. 24,  election by the organization’s first female commander — sent the following message to Sen. John McCain, who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer:

Dear Sen. McCain,

From your service as a Naval officer to your career in the Senate, you have always been a fighter. You fought a brutal enemy to keep faith with your fellow POWs, you fought for veterans and you fought for a strong national defense. On behalf of 2 million American Legionnaires, we pray for your recovery and well-being. Keep on fighting, Sen. McCain. America needs you

God Bless,

Charles E. Schmidt

National Commander

Vote Smart lists John McCain’s senate votes on the issues of Military Personnel (2 pages) and Veterans. Pay particular attention to the legislation that passed despite McCain’s negative votes, or not voting at all.

Now that he’s relieved of his official duties, Commander Schmidt should take a few minutes to acquaint himself with the facts according to former POWs who were imprisoned with McCain and members and staffers of the Senate Armed Services Committee, which McCain chairs


Housing crisis or selfish lack of common sense?

August 21, 2017

Tale of woe doesn’t generate sympathy

The daily newspaper runs a front page article about ‘the new housing crisis,’ headlined, “A family’s plight: An income that’s $200 too much for housing help.” If you‘re in the mood for a tear-jerker, you couldn’t ask for more than this news article that reads like a paperback novel. It continues on two jump pages, complete with a photo showing the tattooed dad tenderly kissing his young son‘s head. Midway through, be forewarned, your patience will wear thin.

The account of a family’s travails begins with these words:

The kitchen light was already on as Kevin Scarbrough rose for another day of empty promises. He poured a mug of strong coffee and slipped a cellphone into the pocket of his jeans, turning up the volume in case a call came from the hospital or the housing authority.

“Where are you going?” his 4-year-old son Anthony asked. A catheter dangled from his leg, running to a kidney that failed before he was born and set in motion his family’s spiral into the shelter.

“I’m going to smoke,” replied Kevin, 41, and he stepped into the mid-morning sun. He stood in the gravel as he did each day and lit a cigarette, staring out into the concrete emptiness of UMOM New Day Center in east Phoenix. It had been the same view for almost a year, after the Scarbroughs were swallowed by an affordable-housing crisis the federal government was calling a national problem.

Ultimately, the sick little boy received a much-needed kidney transplant. The mother cut back her work hours to qualify for public assistance and the family of five was able to move into a subsidized apartment.

A “shrunken paycheck” would arrive at the end of the week, and they needed basics like towels, sheets and pillows. But according to the newspaper account, unemployed Kevin had the first $140 earmarked.

“He already had tattoos of his children’s names and the New York Knicks logo, and now had another in mind, the heart-in-hand logo of Phoenix Children’s Hospital with Anthony’s name arching above it.” The Dad with no job and on food stamps that never last the entire month “wanted to be a walking billboard for the hospital that saved his son.”

Know this: With a jobless father who puts cigarettes and tattoos before the basic needs of his family, dire circumstances will remain the norm for the Scarbrough family. This saga is a poor example of a national housing crisis. It only reflects the flawed mindset of a self-centered fool who is able to father children.