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For An Ally, The London Mayor Sure Sounds Like An Enemy

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We may have become so accustomed to the outright disdain for President Donald Trump in this country — helped in no small part by Hollywood leftist activists — that the vitriol sounds commonplace even when it should stun us to our collective core.

Case in point, the recent comments by Sadiq Khan, London’s current Mayor and — apparently — one of Donald Trump’s biggest enemies.

[Sadiq] Khan attended a ceremony in Poland this weekend to commemorate the 80th anniversary of the Nazi invasion which began the second world war.

Trump skipped the ceremonies, ostensibly to focus on managing storm preparations. The president received briefings from federal agencies through the Labor Day weekend but he also spent time at one of his golf courses in Virginia.

“He’s clearly busy dealing with a hurricane out on the golf course,” Khan told Politico.

Khan also criticized Trump in a column for the Observer this weekend, calling him “the global poster-boy for white nationalism”.

While media outlets are predictably headlining with “Donald Trump has once again attacked Sadiq Khan” — and the president has trashed Khan in the past — the fact that the Mayor of the capital city of a country the U.S. has long considered one of her closest allies is referring to the president as a racist is nothing short of remarkable. And troubling.

For what it’s worth, Vice President Mike Pence was at the ceremony in Poland in Trump’s stead and it must have never occurred to Khan that sometimes discretion is the better part of valor in circumstances where even allies might use your presence to undermine public opinion about you.

Which actually sounds more like something an enemy might do.

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CNN’s Jake Tapper Gets Really Upset Over It, But His Denials About James Clapper and the Steele Dossier Don’t Add Up

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Director of National Intelligence nominee James Clapper testifies during the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on his nomination on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, July 20, 2010. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

For years now, there’s been a primary suspicion that CNN and Jake Tapper (who led the reporting on it) were tipped off about the Steele Dossier and a briefing to Donald Trump on it by James Clapper, who was still technically part of the Obama Administration at the time.

This all went down in January of 2017, when Tapper suddenly started reporting on details of the dossier and how the newly elected President had been told about it. The CNN newsman would later express his anger that Buzzfeed published this dossier, which showed it to be a farce in short order. Though he claims his objections were based on the unverified nature of the dossier, that doesn’t make sense. Why would CNN not want to the entire dossier published but at the same time be leaking parts of it if they felt it wasn’t proper to publish? The more obvious explanation is that CNN and Tapper really wanted to keep leaking damaging details of the dossier without its ridiculous nature being exposed. It was only after Buzzfeed printed it that it was able to be essentially debunked.

The question of who gave Tapper that information to begin with arose in a recent Epoch Times article, which was tweeted about on Twitter. This led Tapper to jump in with all his partisan glory and call them liars “carrying water” for those in power.

The Epoch Times responded by pointing out that their source was a House Intel Committee report, not just some anonymous claims or supposition.

Tapper then responds back by claiming the House Intel report is wrong, citing an article from The Washington Post.

You can go read the entire article Tapper links. It doesn’t actually debunk anything and perhaps bolsters the assertion that Clapper was the leak to CNN. The author does his level best to muddy the waters, but in noway does he show the House Intel report to be “inaccurate” as Tapper claims. That article’s claim also contradicts the direct testimony of James Clapper.

In fact, to provide even more context, Clapper had originally told Congress he didn’t discuss the dossier with any journalist at all. He’d later change his story when confronted with the discussion with Tapper in Jan. of 2017. This is mirrored by the classified ICA report.

The former DNI later changed his story after he was confronted specifically about his communications with Jake Tapper of CNN.

“Clapper subsequently acknowledged discussing the ‘dossier with CNN journalist Jake Tapper,’ and admitted that he might have spoken with other journalists about the same topic,” the report continued. “Clapper’s discussion with Tapper took place in early January 2017, around the time IC leaders briefed President Obama and President-elect Trump, on ‘the Christopher Steele information,’ a two-page summary of which was ‘enclosed in’ the highly-classified version of the ICA,” or intelligence community assessment.

Clapper is also on record telling then President-Elect Trump during the infamous briefing on the Steele matter that CNN had the dossier and was looking for a news hook. 24 hours later, Tapper was handed his hook via a leak.

There are two explanations here. Either James Clapper lied to Congress or Jake Tapper is lying. Clapper mentions that he discussed it with Tapper after it “was out in the media.” The dossier was leaked to the media back in late 2016 and Clapper admits that CNN had the dossier in their possession prior to the briefing with Trump. Tapper wouldn’t speak to Clapper officially until an interview in May of 2017. It’s improbable that Clapper was citing that interview over half a year later in his testimony as his discussion with Tapper on the dossier, and if he was, he would have said that.

Secondly, Tapper was reporting on details about the dossier and the briefing to Trump in Jan. of 2017 under the guise of anonymous sources from within the government. CNN, whether Tapper wants to admit it or not, did receive leaks from government officials well before May 2017 and were told of the briefing. Further, it just so happened that after those leaks took place, James Clapper was hired on as a paid analyst by CNN. We are supposed to believe this was all just a coincidence?

Tapper is sniping at The Epoch Times and throwing around personal insults with his typical haughty nature, but it’s his story that makes the least sense in all this. If Clapper wasn’t his source, then who was it? Who was feeding Tapper stories about the dossier in Jan. of 2017 and who told them about the briefing to Trump?

He can clear all that up immediately if he’d like. What he doesn’t get to do is hand wave away a House Intel report and Congressional testimony while demanding we trust his word. CNN simply doesn’t hold that kind of credibility. Not even close.

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Dave Chappelle Gets the 0% Treatment on Rotten Tomatoes at the Hands of Salty Critics

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No matter how you slice it, Dave Chappelle’s recent Netflix comedy special “Sticks and Stones” was the stand-up comedy talk of the town. The controversy surrounding it has created two camps, and as everything else does nowadays, these camps tend to be divided by political lines.

Chappelle’s stand-up routine was not politically correct, and while he says things that much of the right would disagree with, the right applauded the special as a celebration of free speech and hard truths. The left, however, hated it with the loathing of a Clinton on election night.

It’s no wonder either. When the crowd thought Chapelle was making fun of Trump, Chappelle was actually making fun of them. He also said some things about guns and abortion that the left truly didn’t appreciate.  If you have the ability to do so, I recommend that you go see it for yourself. As I detail in a previous article, all the bad things you hear about it are things said by a leftist media that is aghast that someone would dare fall outside the approved boundaries they’ve set.

(READ: Why You Should Definitely Watch Dave Chappelle’s New Stand-Up Special, And Ignore The Outrage Brigades)

In fact, the left has attempted to wreck the special’s success in any way possible, and this includes critics who are letting their bias show on Rotten Tomatoes. For some time, Chappelle’s special sported a 0% rating on the critic site, withe every critic’s judgment a bit more ridiculous than the next.

“Like dropping in on a rascally uncle who doesn’t know, or doesn’t care, how much he’s disappointing you,” wrote Inkoo Kang of Slate.

“Sticks and Stones is designed to generate inflammatory coverage… It’s a symbiotic cycle with no end in sight, and it’s become the last thing a beloved provocateur should ever want to be: predictable,” wrote Allison Herman of The Ringer.

“”Sticks & Stones” isn’t necessarily a failure, it just feels like Chappelle presenting half-formed material with few jokes that truly hit hard and stand out,” said Alci Rengifo of Entertainment Voice.

I’m not a professional movie critic, but I do make a living being a cultural critic and I can tell you that a lot of these judgments are off the mark. Only one or two of Chappelle’s jokes don’t necessarily land, and while he was being provocative, it wasn’t being provocative for the sake of it like Amy Schumer tends to do. He was doing so with a point attached, almost like a dare to become angry with him and prove him right. It’s very South Parkian.

But I don’t think Chappelle’s special needs to be defended. I think the critics need to defend their ratings. What’s more, I think it’s time that Rotten Tomatoes release the audience score, which it still hasn’t done, but I digress.

Everyone is entitled to their opinions, and critics not liking something and explaining why is fine. My problem with a lot of these reviews is that it’s clear that many of these critics are mad because Chappelle’s jokes didn’t pass the partisan smell test for the left. The funny part is that Chappelle’s jokes didn’t necessarily fall on one side or another. He said things both sides can agree on or laugh about.

But centrism can’t be tolerated in any degree, and Chappelle screwed up in their eyes by making things that they consider holy to be laughing matters.

In other words, the left is angry that Chappelle practiced comedy.

It should be noted that, as of this writing, one critic has at least given the special a positive score, boosting Chappelle’s “Sticks and Stones” up to a whopping 17 percent.

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#Journalism: Bloomberg Reporter Triumphant After Trump Official He (Falsely) Accused of Anti-Semitism Resigns

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Bloomberg Law journalist Ben Penn eagerly reported this morning that an adviser to President Trump had resigned “after anti-Semitic Facebook posts” from 2016 “surfaced”:

A recently appointed Trump Labor Department official with a history of advancing controversial conservative and faith-based causes in court has resigned after revelations that he wrote a 2016 Facebook post suggesting the Jewish-controlled media “protects their own.”

Four hours after Bloomberg Law requested comment from the White House and DOL about Leif Olson’s social media post, the department said he has resigned, without elaboration.

Olson, 43, started at the Labor Department’s Wage and Hour Division Aug. 12 as a senior policy adviser, after being cleared for the job by the White House.

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Olson, an unsuccessful GOP candidate in 2012 for a Texas district court judgeship, fired off a series of late-night posts on his personal Facebook page three years ago that started as a sarcastic quip about former House Speaker Paul Ryan’s blowout primary victory. They then devolved into an exchange referencing two anti-Semitic tropes: that Jews control the media and that they look out for members of their own faith.

Here’s the problem with Penn’s “reporting.” It’s clear by looking at what Olson wrote that he was being sarcastic. Here are the comments Penn labeled as “anti-Semitic”:

Philip Klein at the DC Examiner explains:

In reality, the Facebook post in question was the opposite of anti-Semitic. It was a clearly sarcastic post from 2016 about Paul Ryan crushing alt-right challenger Paul Nehlen. If the over-the-top language isn’t a tip off, it’s a fairly dead giveaway that Olson refers to Ryan having “suffered a massive, historic, emasculating 70-point victory.”

When one of the commenters suggests Ryan must be a “neocon” and a Jew, Olson, clearly joking, responded, “It must be true because I’ve never heard the Lamestream Media report it, and you know they protect their own.”

Penn’s characterization was so over-the-top wrong that even liberal Jonathan Chait called him out over the false report:

Sadly, Penn is 100% unapologetic about the results of his erroneous reporting, and is now pretending that he is the true victim in all of this:

Olson’s friend Ted Frank, who is Jewish, ripped Penn’s reporting and correctly pointed out that he had effectively gotten a man who had just moved to DC with his family fired for no reason other than Orange Man Bad:

Should Olson and the DOL/White House have fought back against this false charge? Absolutely. Especially considering how, under the Stelter Standard, so-called “objective” journalists are feeling more free to unequivocally characterize statements as “racist” or “anti-Semitic” rather than using qualifiers like “some view as anti-Semitic” or “some say are racist”, the latter of which allows readers to decide what to think about any allegedly offensive statements.

For anyone out there who still after all this time doesn’t understand why conservatives and Republicans have such negative views about the mainstream press, you can stop wondering now.

Related –>> DNC-MSM: HOW DARE YOU SEARCH THROUGH OUR OLD TWEETS. ALSO DNC-MSM: Shameful: Trump Labor appointee forced to resign after Bloomberg portrays sarcastic 2016 Facebook post as anti-Semitic.

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Rhode Island Congressman Makes Crazy Claim About Guns and Manages to Show Ignorance of His State Laws

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Here is what happens when politicians claim superiority on an issue about which they are oblivious.

The shooting over the weekend in Odessa Texas has the liberal politicians out in force, going full anti-gun messaging in full throat before any electronic outlet they can find. It is rather telling how they are completely silent about more shootings, victims, and deaths occurring in the heavily gun-regulated Chicagoland area over the exact same time frame, but we are used to their hypocrisy on this matter.

And stumbling into the debate with all of the grace of someone crashing into a Mikasa stemware display with his shoelaces tied together is Congressional Rep. David Cicilline. The honorable Mr. Cicilline of Rhode Island decided to make a bold pronouncement on Twitter concerning the gun laws in this nation.

This is a rather impressive accomplishment; one small sentence of just 20 words, and he manages to layer the idiocy despite this dose of brevity. Just to start, to invite people to call you ‘crazy’ as you then proceed to prove your mental/emotional imbalance is not the work of a competent federal legislator. Talk about setting a personal precedent…

Next, Cicilline trots out this tired and provably false canard about it being tougher to purchase cold medicine over the counter. This asinine dose of prevarication has become a knee-jerk narrative for those who prefer to do little to zero thinking about guns. It is the kind of vacant aphorism that gun-nabbers love to volley between themselves to feel better about their lack of comprehensive knowledge.

But there is an additional dose of ignorance to shove into Cicilline’s clear backpack — he is completely showing he is unaware about the gun laws in his own state. Turns out, after conducting the type of cursory research that seems beyond the reach of a federal lawmaker, that Rhode Island actually has some of the very type of gun legislation he is calling for here. From Gunlaws.com here is the purchasing restrictions found in The Ocean State (emphasis added):

The seller must then conduct a background check of the intended buyer through the local law enforcement officials or the State Police superintendent. Various copies are made to be sent to the Attorney General, the law enforcement agency conducting the background check, and one is kept by the seller.
The person or licensed firearms dealer must keep the copy for a period of six years. Furthermore, a seven-day waiting period is also instituted by law, and the physical transaction of the weapon from the seller to the buyer may not occur until the wait-period has lapsed. The purchaser must also be at least 18 years old and compliant to the federal regulations detailing the qualifications of possession of a firearm.

Fair to speculate these are not steps taken by Walgreens if you attempt to buy some assault-Pseudoephedrine. Not only is this doltish position being taken by a politician laughable, but the way he elides his own state’s gun laws is made all the worse by the fact that David Cicilline is also a lawyer. This then takes us in the usual fashion to note that we are being served up one of two disqualifying realities: David is displaying a stark ignorance of his state law, or he is intentionally misleading his constituents with what he knows to be a fabrication.

Either the case, he has effectively dismissed himself from any further discussion on this subject. He has even gone so far as to make this entirely risible comment the pinned tweet on his feed. As divorced from reality as this comment is anyone who believes this to be a realistic representation is completely exposing themselves as an unthinking minion. I’d go so far as to even call them “crazy”.

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Ted Cruz Shuts Down Bette Midler After She Accused Him of Doing Nothing to Solve Gun Violence

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Actress Bette Midler is like many Hollywood political types who allow their blind hatred for Republicans get in the way of their reason.

In Midler’s case, she likes to openly wish for physical harm to come to Republicans such as Rand Paul and believes black Republicans are non-entities according to a now-deleted tweet.

Midler hatred for Republicans also seems to prohibit her from seeing things they do that are beneficial in any way as well. Case in point, after Texas Sen. Ted Cruz tweeted his heartbreak over the shooting that occurred in Odessa, Texas, Midler fired from the hip and put her ignorance on full display.

“Heidi and I are heartbroken by this heinous attack, and we are lifting up in prayer all the victims, their families, and the entire Midland-Odessa community,” tweeted Cruz. “We are thankful for the law enforcement officers who heroically risked their lives and acted swiftly to stop the shooter and save others. Their courage helped prevent even more senseless deaths, and we honor their tireless commitment to protecting us all.”

Midler, the woman who likes it when violence is visited upon people she disagrees with, responded by telling Cruz that he was “spineless” and “without morality.”

What’s more, she claimed that Cruz hasn’t taken any action in the Senate to prevent these gun deaths.

Actually, he had. Cruz and Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa created S-649, a bill that would “address gun violence, improve the availability of records to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System, address mental illness in the criminal justice system, and end straw purchases and trafficking of illegal firearms, and for other purposes.”

The bill was overwhelmingly rejected by Democrats who filibustered it.

Cruz didn’t respond with any snark and was even complimentary toward Midler as he corrected her error.

“Bette, you’re an amazing singer, but spewing hate & insults only contributes to the tragic division in our Nation. I’ve led the fight in the Senate to stop felons & those w/ serious mental illness from getting guns. In 2013, Dems filibustered that bill,” tweeted Cruz, who linked to the bill.

A classy move by Cruz that Midler seems to have zero response to. Instead, she continued raving about Trump afterward.

Midler seems to very rarely want to acknowledge any idea that could bring America back to a place of civility when it comes to politics, and I’m not holding my breath about her coming around either. Midler seems to get more pleasure out of being politically divisive and vile about it to boot.

To that, I say fine. There’s no doubt that in time, people will find themselves repulsed by her behavior, even more than they already are.

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AOC Fights the Racism of Heterosexuality, Bails Out Antifa, and Buries Her Virtue So Deep Jacques Cousteau Couldn’t Find It

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On Saturday, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went to bat for battiness.

As I covered on the 31st, Boston’s Straight Pride Parade flexed its feathers despite protests (here).

Oddly, some accused parade participants of bigotry.

Witness an ode to contemporary idiocy: A group of people tries to shout down a point of view as they accuse others of “bigotry,” which means “intolerance for an opposing view.”

But this is where we are — as I stated recently (here), words no longer mean anything.

Apropos, on the scene were individuals reportedly identified with Antifa.

From USA Today:

Protesters, including many who identified with the anti-fascist group Antifa, shouted “Nazi scum!”

Huh??

And as per The Boston Herald:

“We’re covered in black so when we attack these guys we can’t be prosecuted,” said Jon Crowley, an Antifa member who told the Herald that he felt violence was the only way to deal with the people marching in the parade, which went from Copley Square to City Hall Plaza. “They are fascists, 100%. How else are you going to get them to shut up?”

Some goons got pinched and thrown in the clink.

According to previously brain-bashed conservative journalist Andy Ngo (here), a number of those arrested were guilty of assault and battery on police officers:

Luckily, the ‘rested ralliers have a friend in Washington — cowfart fighter AOC is here to make it A-Okay.

Hence this:

“One way to support the local LGBTQ community impacted by Boston’s white supremacist parade? Contribute to the Bail Fund for the activists who put themselves on the line protecting the Boston community.”

I dare you to make sense of that.

Twitter tried:

Unlike Antifa, one tweeter owns a dictionary:

Sydney Watson had a question:

The Daily Caller was scratching its head, too:

The Caller reached out to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’s office to ask why she is supporting individuals who openly planned violence and allegedly assaulted police officers, but received no comment.

Antifa groups across the United States have engaged in violence with many conservatives and journalists in general in recent years.

Aw, cut the black-masked, violent living embodiments of irony some slack; as Don Lemon’s said of Antifa, “No organization is perfect.”

Alexandria is right: It’s time for America to come together and fight the white supremacy of heterosexuality on display (which, to me — incidentally — is silly).

Thankfully, as for the “LGBTQ community impacted” by the parade, they were fully represented — by Grand Marshal Milo Yiannopoulos:

-ALEX

 

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Actor Shames Those with Trump Derangement Syndrome Who Hoped Dorian Destroys Mar-A-Lago

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Trump Derangement Syndrom hasn’t been officially recognized by any official body of psychiatry, but the blinding rage around the presence of President Donald Trump can’t be denied. The left’s anger about Trump has driven to do some very stupid things, including wishing a hurricane would destroy an entire area just to spite him.

Hurricane Dorian has already been claiming lives, but at one point, many on the left considered it a solid trade-off so long as Trump’s Mar-A-Lago resort in Palm Beach was demolished by the high winds and floodwaters.

This includes a now-deleted tweet from former Prime Minister of Canada, Kim Campbell, who said she was rooting for the hurricane to hit Trump’s resort.

She wasn’t alone. People have been rooting for Mar-A-Lago to get hit by Dorian since the hurricane appeared. It’s veered off now, and people have expressed disappointment.

People either seem to forget or at least don’t care about the fact that Mar-A-Lago isn’t the only thing in the area. The TDS has them focused on one thing, and one thing only, and that’s their hatred for Trump and their wish that only the worst things befall him.

Living in Palm Beach and the surrounding area is a ton of innocent people, including the family of actor Allen Covert, who took to Twitter and slammed those cheering for Dorian to strike.

“My family lives about 10 miles from Mar-a-Lago so all of you people cheering the fact that Dorian might wipe it out can kindly go fuck yourselves. You have sunk so low in your hatred that you have become worse than what you hate,” tweeted Covert.

Sadly, some people responded by justifying their wish in the face of destruction and death of innocents or at least mocking Covert’s anger.

It should be comforting to know that the overwhelming response to Covert was positivity, prayers, and a denouncement of all those who were wishing for Dorian to destroy the area.

It’s ridiculous that many of these people are so blinded by their hatred that they don’t stop to think that the resort is insured, and will be rebuilt in no time. Many people that would be hit by the storm wouldn’t have such luxuries and would be in a position no one wants to be in with their homes destroyed and businesses likely suffering the same fate.

This perfectly highlights how ridiculous the hatred for Trump has gotten and how bad our rhetoric as a nation has sunken. Politics seems to have brought out the worst in so many people.

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Leftist Judge’s ChiComm #1 Witness in Awful IP Theft Ruling – Is a Massive IP Thief

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Behold: Judge Lucy H. Koh:

“(A) United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California….On January 20, 2010, President Barack Obama nominated Koh on the recommendation of California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein to a seat on the United States District Court for the Northern District of California….”

Koh’s private and public career indicates she is thoroughly Democrat.  Koh’s ridiculous rulings indicate she is thoroughly Leftist:

“In Silicon Valley, Lucy Koh Is the Law:

“‘Koh has presided over some of the tech industry’s highest-profile cases. Though federal court cases are typically randomly assigned, fortuity and her spot in Silicon Valley have gained her more influence over tech than any other judge in the U.S….

“‘Her rulings at times have broken legal ground….

“‘Koh’s interest in the law, friends and colleagues say, is rooted in an idealistic sense of justice – in the law as an agent for change.’”

“Translation: Koh likes to ignore the Constitution and the law.  And make stuff up so as to impose her personal policy preferences – ‘break new ground’ so as to be an ‘agent of change’ – rather than remain within the confines of the law.

“Which is the job of the Legislative – not the Judiciary.  If she wants to change the law – she should ditch the robe and run for Congress.”

Koh is not a judge.  She is a judicial activist.

Most of the time – judicial activists get away with it.  But every once in a great long while, we revert to the Rule of Law – rather than the Rule of Men (and Women).  A very nice little hiatus – whenever it comes to pass.

Qualcomm Can Maintain Licensing Tactics Pending Appeal, Court Says:

“According to the filing, Qualcomm successfully raised ‘serious questions’ on the merits of a district court’s antitrust ruling. As such, the company can maintain existing license terms with customers, offer modem chips under condition of a customer’s patent license, and is not required to offer standard essential patent licenses to modem suppliers.”

And which district court judge issued this ruling?  That raised “serious questions?”  That got the frigging Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals to stay said ruling?

Why…it’s our own intrepid Judge Koh:

“Judge Lucy Koh determined Qualcomm(’s patent licensing) violated federal antitrust laws and ordered remedial actions that call for the firm to restructure current and future licensing tactics.”

Suing a patent and its holder for being a monopoly – is like suing Shaquille O’Neal for being tall.  O’Neal is inherently large.  A patent is inherently a (temporary) monopoly.

Koh should have thrown out the case brought against patent holder Qualcomm…in no more than five seconds.  Instead….

Hey Judge Koh: When you are too far Left for the Ninth Circuit – you have REALLY gone off the edge of the map.

Koh’s entire ruling – and how she handled the entire case – was entirely absurd:

“Judge Koh – dismissed two dozen witnesses put forward by San Diego, California’s Qualcomm.

“And went whole hog with…Communist Chinese cellular company Huawei.  That also happens to be a direct competitor of Qualcomm.

“Judge Koh cited Communist Chinese, Qualcomm-competitor Huawei…134 times in her 233 page order.

“Because Judge Koh didn’t care about…you know, facts and dubious Communist Chinese witnesses and stuff.  She cared about imposing her personal Leftist policy preference.”

And what have we since learned about Koh’s star Intellectual Property (IP) witness – Communist China’s Huawei?  Whom she cited more than once per two pages – for 233 pages?  In her ruling that Qualcomm’s handling of its IP was illegal?

Huawei Faces Criminal Probe by US Prosecutor on Intellectual Property Theft

Oops:

“(O)n Thursday, the 29th of August 2019, US Prosecutors had set out a new investigation against the Chinese tech conglomerate accusing the Shenzhen-based telecommunication equipment maker of alleged technology theft….

“On top of that,…the Chinese tech titan was accused of stealing intellectual property from companies alongside individuals for multiple years by recruiting employees from its rivals….

“Aside from that,…the latest probe on Huawei would be looking in to the business practices of the Chinese tech conglomerates which had not been covered in the regulatory clauses….”

Wait – “the latest probe?”  Not the first?

Of course not.  To sort-of-quote the last line of the 1974 cinematic classic:

“Forget it, Jake. It’s China(town).”

Huawei’s Yearslong Rise Is Littered with Accusations of Theft and Dubious Ethics

Huawei Faces Charges of Intellectual Property Theft in US

8 Steps Huawei Took to Steal IP from T-Mobile and Cover It Up

US Semiconductor Company Claims Huawei Tried to Steal Its Technology

Huawei Using Suit Against Him to Steal IP, Ex-Worker Says

60 Minutes Torpedoes Huawei in Less Than 15 Minutes

Hey Huawei: When you are too far Left for fake news CBS’ fake news 60 Minutes – you have REALLY gone off the edge of the map.

NONE of Huawei’s ongoing, rolling massive IP theft – should come as a surprise to anyone.

Because like mother – like son.

Communist China has spent the last forty-plus years – stealing trillions of dollars of our IP.

And Huawei – is an appendage of the Chinese Communist Party.

IP theft is a fundamental component of Communist China’s business model.  So IP theft is a fundamental component of Huawei’s business model.

So NONE of Huawei’s ongoing, rolling massive IP theft – should come as a surprise to anyone.

Most especially Judge Koh.  Who does just about nothing but IP and tech cases for a living.

Koh should have dismissed any and everything Huawei had to say.

Instead, she did exactly that with more than two dozen Qualcomm witnesses.

And instead cited Huawei more than once per two pages – for 233 pages.

Because Koh is not a judge.  She is a judicial activist.

Thank God part of her idiocy was stayed.

Hopefully until the entirety of her idiocy is overturned.

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Student Searched by School After Posting a Four-Year-Old Picture of Himself With a Gun Under Adult Supervision

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People are jumpy about firearms, especially around students. People can’t be blamed as there are a lot of reasons to be jumpy. Schools being shot up has become something America is infamous for thanks in part to a media that frenzies around shootings and glorifies the shooter with all the attention they could ever want…if that shooter falls in line with a narrative they’re trying to push.

This has caused people to become frightened whenever, and if ever a student shows him or herself with firearms.

Recently, a student at the Iola ISD in Texas posted a four-year-old photo of himself on Facebook that showed him with a firearm under adult supervision. The student put the word “school” with the photo, prompting a couple of students to report him to authorities.

“It was a young student, had a handgun in the picture and part of the wording on the picture it had the word “school” in it. So we take that stuff very seriously here. As we investigated we found out the picture was a four-year-old picture,” said Scott Martindale, Iola ISD Superintendent according to KBTX-TV.

The student was then searched upon arriving at school, but no firearm was found.

“It took us five minutes to handle this situation and handle it appropriately,” said Martindale.

“It was before school started. We had two younger students report something to our elementary principal. By 7:55 the elementary principal tracked that student down that had the posting,” he added.

The school, in my opinion, handled the situation just fine with the exception of the fact that they now plan to discipline him according to district policy. Why he needs to be punished for a private Facebook post is something that everyone should take issue with, as non-threatening Facebook posts should not fall under the category of judgment by an educational body. They are not the parent and if happening off school grounds then they should leave any disciplinary measures to the parents with no exceptions.

What’s more, what isn’t discussed is the student’s meaning of the word “school.” KBTX and those interviewed say that the student was referencing “his school,” but it’s not made clear if he was actually talking about his school. No one seems to have asked if he meant that his education with firearms under the supervision of the adults around him was “school” for him. That learning how to use a firearm at that age was part of his familial education.

The American educational system has reached its hand out of bounds a little too often, and are even interfering with the lives of students for things they do outside of its walls. For instance, a boy was recently banned from a school after video of he and his mother firing legal guns on a range surfaced. The school had police investigate the student and after a short conversation with him and his mother, found there was no reason for alarm.

Still, the school kept the ban on the student and forced the mother to prove her son’s innocence against a board of seven school officials.

(h/t: The Daily Wire)

 

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