Continental Breakfast

PRETTY WHITE AUSTRALIAN GIRLS’ LIVES MATTER

As usually happens when Muslims attack, the press is consumed with worry about their mental state and well-being.

Sample Headlines:

Somalis on edge after Minneapolis cop named in fatal shooting — The Daily Herald (Everett, Washington), July 18, 2017

Somalis in Minneapolis on defensive after police shooting — St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota), July 21, 2017

Minneapolis shooting brings unwelcome attention to Somalis — Associated Press, July 22, 2017

There are nearly 2 billion Muslims in the world, amounting to a quarter of the world’s population, controlling 50 countries. The English-speaking world is about a fifth that size and constitutes a dwindling majority in about a half-dozen countries. But, somehow, no matter how the story is written, Muslims always get to play the victim, and Anglo-Saxons are cast as the aggressors.


Iran is the First Threat

The United States faces many dangers, but Iran should be first on the list for action. We need a comprehensive strategy to stop their ongoing efforts to become a nuclear power, oppose their play for regional hegemony and address their support for terrorism. It is time to accept there is no accommodation with the current authoritarian theocratic government and return to a policy of supporting the Iranian people in seeking a new form of government.


Big Three Networks Completely Ignore Arrest Of Wasserman Schultz’s Crooked IT Aide

The FBI’s arrest of Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s IT aide Imran Awan as he attempted to flee the country for Pakistan was one of the biggest story on the internet yesterday, but NBC, CBS, and NBC completely ignored it.

Awan was caught attempting to flee the US on Monday night and transfer around $300,000 to his house in Pakistan after an investigation by The Daily Caller found the FBI seized a host of smashed up hard drives from his home.


‘Who is human enough?’ Transgender soldiers panicked, outraged by Trump’s abrupt ban

His grandfather served and his older brother served. He’s a natural helper and leader. So when two recruiters from the U.S. Marines came to Lucas Rixon’s English class last year to make their patriotic pitch, he was a quick sell: he decided he would become a soldier, too.

His tattoos got him rejected when he tried to sign up in the winter. He planned to try again.

Until the president declared him permanently unfit for duty.


A few things in Rolling Stone’s profile of Justin Trudeau that were just plain wrong

The backlash came swiftly for writer Stephen Rodrick after he walked down a path few foreign journalists can venture without enduring widespread ridicule: writing a magazine profile of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

Much of the social media commentary Wednesday morning focused on the laudatory tone of the 6,500-word Rolling Stone article, riddled with pointed comparisons to U.S. President Donald Trump. Others judged the magazine by its cover, which features a portrait of Trudeau, tie loosened and sleeves rolled up, and the headline: “Why Can’t He Be Our President?”

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