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Trumpfusion? ‘Record Low Approval Ratings But Record High Consumer Confidence’ Explained

Authored by Dilbert Creator Scott Adams via his blog, How did we get to a place where The President of the United States has historically low approval at the same time we have recent highs for consumer confidence? Almost everything President Trump does has an impact on the economy, and on consumers. That includes national security, immigration, taxes, […]

Colin Kaepernick Reportedly Files Grievance Against NFL Owners For “Collusion”

Despite playing poorly in his last season, having undergone multiple surgeries, and being a public relations time-bomb, Colin Kaepernick is upset that he is still unsigned through six weeks of the 2017 NFL season. It cannot be his fault, he seems to surmise, and as such, Bleacher Report's Mike Freeman reports that the former San […]

Did Bannon Just Take Down Harvey Weinstein?

Authored by Tom Luongo via TomLuongo.me, The biggest open-secret in Hollywood was that Harvey Weinstein was a Grade-A pervert.  And his ‘coming out party’ this week is incredibly intriguing.  Hollywood is a dirty place. It’s Chinatown, squared. And, at this point it’s what we don’t know that is more interesting than what we’ve heard so […]

Lousiana Cops Boycott Ford Over Support For Kneeling NFL Players

In a perfectly ironic twist, just days after Jamele Hill urged Americans to protest Jerry Jones decision to make his players stand by 'hitting him in the wallet' and boycotting his sponsors, a Louisiana sheriff's office that is boycotting Ford over the automaker's decision to support NFL players' right to peacefully protest during the national […]

Empire-Destroying Wars Are Coming To America Under Trump – Part 2

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, WAR is a racket. It always has been.   It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in […]

ESPN’s Jamele Hill Urges Fans To Boycott Anti-Kneeling NFL Advertisers

Having been reprimanded by her boss (and President Trump) for her previous divisive remarks, ESPN's Jamele Hill called on football fans to boycott advertisers who are aligned with teams pushing back against 'kneeling'. As a reminder, after her last outburst, here is what ESPN president John Skipper said in a memo to staffers: "ESPN is […]

Kaepernick Folds: Will Stand For Work

In a stunning capitulation from one of the most controversial sports figures in recent memory, former San Francisco 49ers backup QB Colin Kaepernick told CBS Sports that he would stand during the national anthem if given the chance to play football again. Kaepernick, who has been training rigorously in New Jersey in an effort to […]

The NFL Is Now The Least Popular Professional Sports League In America

While mainstream media outlets like the New York Times have continued to assert that the dip in NFL ratings that began last season is in no way connected to the controversy surrounding players kneeling during the National Anthem, yet another poll has reaffirmed what many football fans have suspected for weeks: The protests have transformed […]

Gun Control Is Not A Winning Political Position

Authored by Duane Norman via Fre Market Shooter blog, Late Sunday night into Monday morning, Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, killing at least 58 and injuring at least 515.  At the time, my focus was on trying to figure out why Paddock went on his rampage, how he […]

NBA Orders Players To Stand For The National Anthem

With the NFL finding itself trapped in a vise of sliding viewership on one hand, and a sudden plunge in its favorability as a result of the ongoing “kneeling” feud with President Trump, which according to a just released POLITICO/Morning Consult poll has plunged from 30% on September 21 to just 17% on September 28, […]