Sports Leagues Are Not The Judicial System

Sports Leagues Are Not The Judicial System

The NFL is again catching controversy after suspending New York Giants kicker Josh Brown just one game for allegedly committing domestic violence against his wife. While the league standard for domestic violence is six games, the police had declined to formally charge Brown so there was no conviction. The NFL split the difference and gave Brown just 1 game – putting them in a no-win situation equivalent to answering whether you think your wife’s friend is hot. There could be no winning. Either Brown was innocent, and they were wrong, or he was guilty, and they…

Warren Buffet’s Tax Returns Show The Media’s Willful Ignorance

Warren Buffet’s Tax Returns Show The Media’s Willful Ignorance

During last weekend’s debate / parade of Bill Clinton accusers, Donald Trump claimed that the billionaires supporting Hillary, including Warren Buffet, took advantage of the same type of deductions he did when he claimed a $916 million loss in 1995. Many on the left wanted to believe that this wasn’t true, that other billionaires didn’t seek expert tax advice, and instead just put their earnings into Turbo Tax with the help of a receipt scanner they bought off of Groupon. To be clear, $916 million is a big loss to claim…

Some Thoughts on How Trump Can Turn The Election Around

Some Thoughts on How Trump Can Turn The Election Around

After being taped more or less talking about grabbing Access Hollywood host Nancy O’Dell’s pussy, Trump’s odds of winning the presidency fell to 17% on betting markets. He had an aggressive and not terrible second debate, but his stock only rose to 21 cents – so things are still looking desperate for the Donald.  Samsung’s stock didn’t fall this hard – and they make devices you put against your ear that randomly explode. An argument can be made that Trump’s audio should not kill his campaign. Sure, it was disgusting and…

Pepe The Frog Is Not A Hate Symbol, The Left Just Loves To Hate

Pepe The Frog Is Not A Hate Symbol, The Left Just Loves To Hate

Pepe the Frog, a dumb meme that features an ugly amphibian, has been classified as a “hate symbol” by the Anti-Defamation League. The frog was called a hate symbol after it was allegedly used by alleged white supremacists and “alt-right” groups. The categorization of an animal meme as a hate symbol makes little sense. An object’s meaning and intent shouldn’t be changed based on its users. Millions of trucks illegally feature Calvin and Hobbes peeing on a Chevy logo, but that doesn’t mean we should re-classify the comic strip as pro-urinating…

Simone Biles Ritalin Use Shows The Problem With Athletes And Drugs

Simone Biles Ritalin Use Shows The Problem With Athletes And Drugs

In between hacking the DNC and Colin Powell, Russia decided to snoop through the World Anti-Doping Agency’s emails to dig up some dirt on U.S. athletes (the organization had recently busted Russia’s doping program). The hackers soon uncovered a big find – America’s sweetheart, gymnast Simone Biles, had a medical exemption to use a banned substance called methylphenidate. While methylphenidate sounds like something Walter White would cook up, most people know it as a treatment for ADHD commonly marketed as Ritalin. Basically, Simone Biles was taking the same pills teachers that…

The Dakota Access Pipeline Shows The Media Has No Interest In Knowledge

The Dakota Access Pipeline Shows The Media Has No Interest In Knowledge

The Obama administration issued a ruling to temporarily halt construction on the Dakota Access Pipeline. In this case temporary probably means until Obama is out of office, drinking a beer on the golf course, and watching his replacement trying to deal with it. Some parts of being the president are fun, but having to side with billion dollar oil corporations over poor Native Americans on horseback is not fun, even if their claims are a bunch of buffalo chips. For those not following the controversy, the pipeline would run some 1100 miles from North Dakota to Illinois….

The Epi-Pen Price Hike Shows America’s Healthcare System Is Broken

The Epi-Pen Price Hike Shows America’s Healthcare System Is Broken

Mylan Pharmaceuticals is the most hated thing on the internet this week not named Trump. The drug pusher drew the media’s wrath after they rose the price of EpiPens to over $300 – a 400% increase in just four years. Even the height of Trump’s wall isn’t growing as fast as the cost of Epi-Pens. But while people are understandably upset that a company is price gouging sick kids, even more jarring was the way the price hike was defended: Mylan’s defenders note that the $609 list price of EpiPen may get all…

France Was Right To Ban The Burkini

France Was Right To Ban The Burkini

A number of French beach communities have decided to ban the “burkini”, a swimsuit designed for Muslim women that covers their entire bodies like the wrapper around a fast food hamburger. While there is an argument that this ban denies certain citizens of their right to religious expression, those arguments forget that France is a place for topless beaches full of cigarette smoking hotties with exquisite breasts. Allowing people to run around in burkinis would fundamentally change western culture. Musicians would have to sing songs that go, “it was an itsy bitsy teenie…

Kamau Bell’s Letter To Michael Phelps Shows The Left’s Racism

Kamau Bell’s Letter To Michael Phelps Shows The Left’s Racism

When it comes to ridiculous Olympics statements, it is clear that CNN host W. Kamau Bell takes the gold. The comedian published an open letter asking Michael Phelps to step down as America’s Olympic flag bearer in order to let Ibtihaj Muhammad, a Muslim-American fencer who competes wearing a hijab, carry the American flag. Bell said that Phelps already had enough glory and didn’t need another honor. Then he further justified asking Phelps to step down by invoking Donald Trump – because how could any self-respecting liberal opine on the Olympics without bringing up…

GOP Leaders Backing Hillary Instead Of Gary Johnson Shows The System Is Rigged

GOP Leaders Backing Hillary Instead Of Gary Johnson Shows The System Is Rigged

A growing number of Republicans are endorsing Hillary Clinton for president. Former California gubernatorial candidate Meg Whitman said she was with Hillary, as did top strategists for Jeb(!) Bush and Chris Christie. In addition, a former Minnesotan Republican senator said he’d cast a vote for Hillary if it decided the election. And on Thursday, the first sitting Republican congressman, Richard Hanna, announced that he would vote for Hillary in the 2016 election. It’s hard to blame Republicans for deserting their candidate. Trump, who claimed he would be the most presidential candidate since Lincoln,…