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Malkin: Dismantling David Brooks, Obama’s Most Shameless Media Suck-Up
"Blithely ignoring the unethical, criminal, and often lethal culture of corruption that has seeped into every major federal agency over the past eight years, Brooks claims that 'the Obama administration has been remarkably scandal-free.'" He wants to show his liberal peers he's with-it. It's all about social standing, ingroup posturing and signalling--you know, that thing controlled by the basal ganglia. "Basal Dave" would be good nickname. Because seriously, he's so with-it. [rdbrewer]

Christie                       Rubio
Chris Christie to suspend presidential campaign
Too bad. I'd rather see him in the debates than Rubio who is Young and has a Family History story. You know, Rubio, Young with a Family History story. Also, he's Young, and he has a Family History story. Young. Family History. Young too. Also, Family History. [rdbrewer]

Byron York: Decisive Trump victory sends GOP establishment reeling
"According to exit polls, Trump won among men, and he won among women. He won all age groups. All income groups. Urban, suburban, rural. Every issue group. Gun owners and non-gun owners. Voters who call themselves very conservative and those who call themselves moderates. In short, Trump won everybody." (Emphasis added.) [rdbrewer]

Jonathan Turley: Clinton Supporters Create “HillaryClintonSpeeches” Site That Misdirects People Researching The Wall Street Speech Controversy [rdbrewer]

This Might Be Why Hillary Won’t Release Her Goldman Sachs Speech Transcripts ("'She sounded more like a Goldman Sachs managing director.'")
Huffington Post Headline: ‘NH Goes Racist Sexist Xenophobic’
Lots Of Women Will Be Going To Hell Now, According To Clinton Supporter Madeleine Albright {You remember Madeleine Albright. Stood on principle and never quit the Clinton administration in protest of Bill's treatment of "bimbos." She was acting in support of women (herself).}
Intel Chief Breaks From Obama Narrative On Iran Deal
Clinton Runs To Minorities After Brutal Primary Defeat Hillary Clinton: friend to minorities. When not busy at Wall Street fundraisers. [rdbrewer]

NY Times: Supreme Court Deals Blow to Obama’s Efforts to Regulate Coal Emissions
"The 5-to-4 vote, with the court’s four liberal members dissenting, was unprecedented — the Supreme Court had never before granted a request to halt a regulation before review by a federal appeals court." Only 5-4? Is anyone in the liberal wing ever going to think for themselves, or are they always going to vote lockstep in a bloc? The other side is always interpreting the law differently from one another and frequently abandoning ship. That's because they're applying the law. The monolithic liberal wing is applying ideology. Anyone could do what they're doing. Just get some cardboard cutouts with three choices written on the font: A. Shit on the Constitution. B. Bigger state. C. All of the above. [rdbrewer]

There can be no legitimate disagreement with HuffPo editors
Jim Treacher, TheDC: Five Other Reasons Bill Clinton Wishes He Hadn’t Married Hillary [rdbrewer] 600-pound pig escapes from NH farm, tries to vote
"The pig was wandering through the parking lot full of primary voters and hung around by the door...." Video. [rdbrewer]

Howard Kurtz, Fox News: Iowa Democrats stonewalling on vote totals, but past numbers were available
"Here are the raw vote totals for Iowa’s 2008 Democratic caucus...." [rdbrewer]

Scientific American: This Is Your Memory on Love
"[T]hose who trust their partners remember the bad things their partner did more positively than those who have low trust. In other words, when we trust our partner, we have a bias that makes us remember them more fondly. Low trust partners are the opposite, remembering more transgressions a partner has made, remembering the transgressions more negatively...." [rdbrewer]

Cat takes selfies [rdbrewer]

Hero Dog Throws Himself In Front Of A Bus To Save Blind Owner [rdbrewer]

Clinton "bimbos" flock to team Trump
Via Drudge. (From the Clinton Dictionary: "Bim'-bo: 1) a woman Bill Clinton has harassed or assaulted; 2) a woman attacked by Hillary and the Clinton administration for speaking up about being harassed or assaulted by Bill Clinton.") [rdbrewer]

JWF: The Science is Settled: ‘Resting Bitch Face’ is Real
It's true. I have resting asshole face. Here is the Wikipedia entry. [rdbrewer]

Marco Rubio fans rough up 'Rubio Robot'
Video. I see some laws being broken here. Crack open any law book, and it says: a) Don't bulldoze someone with a Rubio sign, and b) don't choke the life out of someone in a "Rubio Robot" costume. [rdbrewer]

Mediaite: Triumph the Insult Dog Visits College to Invade Students’ Safe Spaces
Make sure you watch this. Via @Benk84. [rdbrewer]

No, not The Onion
New App Uses ‘Affirmative Fractions’ To Make White Men Pay More On Restaurant Bills [rdbrewer]

TheDC: Firm Behind New Hampshire ‘Voter Shaming’ Mailers Has Ties To Marco Rubio’s Campaign, Super PAC [rdbrewer]

The Week: Top Gear: will there be no female host alongside Chris Evans?
Is there supposed to be? What a dumb angle for an article. [rdbrewer]
Australian hurdler Michelle Jenneke was in a hip-hop video
In case you missed it last year (like I did). [rdbrewer]

Chipotle Mexican Grill is blaming sick employees for the two norovirus outbreaks that the restaurant chain experienced last year
Drudge again. [rdbrewer]

Lunar New Year turbulence as 'fire monkey' swings into action
"As the Lunar New Year of the Monkey swings into action Monday, fortune tellers foresee 12 months of political and financial turbulence...." Come on. That wasn't exactly a hard call. Via Drudge. [rdbrewer]

Harry Enten, FiveThirtyEight: Marco Rubio Is In A Precarious Spot In New Hampshire
"But the debate, during which Chris Christie pretty thoroughly tore Rubio apart, appears to have changed all that. It’s hard to say what people expect of Rubio now, but he’s in a pretty precarious position." [rdbrewer]

TheHill: Pressure on Lynch to step aside in Clinton email probe
Via Drudge. Again. (I'm a lazy victim today). [rdbrewer]

I'm a victim too!
Since you can't vote for me, you can follow me on Twitter: @rdbrewer4. I'm a victim. Give me your support.

Swedish telecom chief to steer web body ICANN to independence
Why are we doing this? Related?: Virtue signalling. [rdbrewer]

Meteor kills bus driver?
Not buying it. The grass in the "crater" is still intact. Via Drudge. [rdbrewer]

Another article about toxoplasma gondii
Via Drudge. [rdbrweer]
DOD aims to back up underarmed fighters with networked “arsenal planes”. Converted older planes would carry firepower directed by F-35s and F-22s remotely. [dri]
TheDC: New GOP Bill Would Slash Congressional Salaries Until Budget Is Balanced [rdbrewer]

JWF: Hilarious: Bill Clinton Now Whining About Misogyny As His Wife Faces Humiliating Defeat in New Hampshire
That is funny. It can't be that she's a nasty, negative weirdo; it's that all you people hate women. [rdbrewer]

TheDC: Accused Rapist Bill Clinton Complains That ‘Bernie Bros’ Are ‘Profane’ And ‘Sexist’
Heh. Bill Clinton. [rdbrewer]

Victor Davis Hanson, PJM: Hillary and the Suspension of Disbelief
"In ironic fashion, Hillary’s own vocabulary best describes her conduct. A 'willing suspension of disbelief' most aptly sums up Hillary Clinton’s disastrous 2016 primary campaign, which so far seems more disastrous than her 2008 disastrous campaign." Via @EdDriscoll. [rdbrewer]
Inside the Cruz campaign, "A culture of kindness and courage". A good leader makes sure to take care of his people. [Weirddave]
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Madeleine Albright criticizes young women who support Bernie Sanders
She said, "There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other." I always wanted a reporter to ask her why she didn't quit the Clinton administration in protest because of Bill's treatment of women, including female employees-- you know, if Halfbright wants to help other women so much. Related: College Women Tell NBC They Were Offended Hillary Clinton Played Gender Card. Also: Hillary claimed she's not "establishment" because she's a woman. [rdbrewer]

@ByronYork: Some call Rubio a 'robot,' which I think is unfair. And then in exchange with Christie, he acts like a robot.
He was fine after they rebooted him. [rdbrewer]

Video: Trump's interview on Press the Meat
Good interview. [rdbrewer]

TheHill: Poll: Trump’s lead grows in NH days before primary
Via Drudge. [rdbrewer]
Forbes: Clean Up Your Act, PolitiFact: Why Ted Cruz Was Right On Obamacare And Jobs "In their rush to label Ted Cruz a liar, PolitiFact ignored economic theory, ignored economic consensus, ignored problems with the evidence they had amassed, ignored that some of the evidence they collected supports Cruz, ignored reams of anecdotal evidence, and dismissed Congressional Budget Office projections based on nothing more than a subjective and arbitrary distinction PolitiFact themselves invented." [Y-not]
The Daily Signal: New Planned Parenthood 'Sting' Video Released "Daleiden’s group released its latest hidden-camera video, shot in April at a Planned Parenthood facility in Houston, two days before his appearance in the same city to respond to his indictment by a grand jury. In the new video, an official of Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast appears to admit that Planned Parenthood sells fetal tissue." [Y-not]
The Rubio Menace: A Rubio Candidacy Will Drive the Stake Through the Heart of Any Kind of Push For Actual National Sovereignty
Mickey Kaus writing... He doesn't announce this, but what he's complaining about is the Establishment's nasty habit of winning on arguments by refusing to have the argument at all. Marco Rubio will not be nominated due to his position against American sovereignty; he will be nominated because he's "electable." Having been nominated for reasons having nothing to do with his position on American sovereignty (he's against it), we will nevertheless have elected the anti-sovereignty position without having ever had an actual debate on it.
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