Grace & Steel Ep. 45 07/17/16

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TOPICS and LINKS

1. Cleveland, The Wild Thing. We discuss the symbolism of hosting the Republican convention in the rust belt city.
2. 2nd Half: Cognitive Dissonance Matters. What does the BLM movement tell us about the state of American society? (1h 22s)

CLEVELAND, THE WILD THING
Rasmussen Reports, Jul. 14, 2016: White House Watch: Trump 44%, Clinton 37%

Steve Sailer in Vdare, Feb. 28, 2013: Happy White Married People Vote Republican, So Why Doesn`t The GOP Work On Making White People Happy?

Chris Myers in Forbes, Jul. 16, 2016: Why Is It Easier To Get Adults To Play ‘PokemonGo’ Than It Is To Get Them To Manage Their Finances?

The World Famous Agora

Youtube, Apr. 14, 2009: HASTILY MADE CLEVELAND TOURISM VIDEO

Youtube, Apr. 30, 2009: Hastily Made Cleveland Tourism Video: 2nd Attempt

Daily Mail, Jul. 11, 2016: ‘Dedicated’ DNC staffer, 27, dies after being found shot multiple times in the back at 4am on a deserted Washington DC street just two days after he posted on Facebook telling people to ‘stop killing each other’

New York Magazine, Feb. 25, 2014: Spike Lee’s Amazing Rant Against Gentrification: ‘We Been Here!’

Wikipedia: Major League (film)

Breitbart, Jul. 9, 2016: Paul Nehlen at Paul Ryan’s Mansion: ‘Tear Down Your Wall’ If You Won’t Build One for the Country

CBC, Jul. 14, 2016: Despite ‘serial disappointment’ on Canadian recovery, Poloz is stubbornly upbeat: Don Pittis

Youtube, Aug. 23, 2010: “The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald” – Gordon Lightfoot (HD w/ Lyrics)

The Encyclopedia of Cleveland History: Industry

Gateway Pundit, Jul. 6, 2016: Hacked Email Shows Democrat Party to Spend $800,000 to Disrupt RNC and Harass Delegates

Memory Hole Blog, Jul. 8, 2016: Hacked Messages of #BlackLivesMatter Leader Reveal Obama Admin’s Plan for ‘Summer of Chaos’ and Martial Law

New York Times, Jul. 13, 2016: Race Relations Are at Lowest Point in Obama Presidency, Poll Finds

About News: A Profile of Indiana Congressman Mike Pence

Washington Watcher in Vdare, Jul. 11, 2016: NO To “Hapless Jackal” Mike Pence Too! Trump Has Better VP Choices

WGNTV Chicago, Jul. 8, 2016: Activists call on President Obama to help heal racial tensions

NBC Chicago, Mar. 12, 2016: Jedidiah Brown Forcibly Removed From Stage After Trump Cancels Rally

My Confined Space, Jul. 16, 2016: here come dat gary

Latest.com, Jun. 6, 2016: Libertarian Gary Johnson Gets 11% in New Poll as He Hurts Hillary’s Numbers More Than Trump’s

NBC News, Jul. 11, 2016: Jeb Bush: People Will ‘Feel Betrayed’ by Trump

Tamerra Griffin in CNBC, Jul. 2, 2016: Trump Used A Star Of David To Accuse Clinton Of Being Corrupt

Playing us out
Youtube, Jul. 31, 2014: The Troggs – Wild Thing – TOP 1000 – HQ

COGNITIVE DISSONANCE MATTERS
Breitbart, Jul. 12, 2016: Obama: ‘It Hurts’ When Whites Dismiss Protesters As ‘Political Correctness or Reverse Racism’

IMDb: The Wire (TV Series 2002)

Hillary Clinton on Twitter, Jul. 7, 2016: “Alton Sterling Matters. Philando Castile Matters. Black Lives Matter.”

AOL, Jul. 13, 2013: Woman walks through black neighborhoods with sign reading ‘Black America, I’m Sorry’

Wikipedia: Timothy Treadwell

Daily Mail, Jul. 9, 2016: Army reservist Micah Xavier Johnson, 25, who shot dead five cops at Dallas Black Lives Matter protest had bomb-making materials, ballistic vests, rifles, ammunition and a combat journal in his home

Amazon.com: First Blood by David Morrell

Los Angeles Times, Jul. 1, 1985: Reagan Gets Idea From ‘Rambo’ for Next Time

Pop Matters, Dec. 4, 2008: Rambo In All His Glory

Los Angeles Times, Jul 10, 2016: Dallas police chief says shooter planned larger attacks on officers

The Daily Caller, Jul. 9, 2016: Obama Says ‘It’s Very Hard To Untangle’ Dallas Shooter’s Motives

Washington Times, Jul. 12, 2016: Obama to cops: ‘I’m your best hope’ for healing racial tensions

CBC, Jul. 13, 2016: How the Tenors struck out with O Canada at the MLB all-star game–National anthem lyrics changed to ‘all lives matter,’ Remigio Pereira gets the blame and the boot

Canadian Press via Global News, Jul. 15, 2016: ‘Lone wolf’ Tenor Remigio Pereira apologizes for ‘all lives matter’ O Canada lyrics

Associated Press via Maclean’s, Jul. 13, 2016: Hillary Clinton vows to prioritize stopping ‘lone wolf’ attackers

The Guardian, Apr. 19, 2016: ‘Hope everyone pukes on your artisanal treats’: fighting gentrification, LA-style

Goodreads:  Ghettoside:–A True Story of Murder in America by Jill Leovy

Mediaite, Jul. 11, 2016: CNN Panel Explodes Over Claim That ‘Black People Are Prone to Criminality’

ABC News, Jul. 13, 2016: Alton Sterling’s Son Cameron Urges People to ‘Protest in Peace, Not Guns’

Paul Joseph Watson on Youtube, Jul. 8, 2016: The Truth About ‘Black Lives Matter’

Wikipedia: MOVE

Youtube, Oct. 6, 2013: Sam Hyde’s 2070 Paradigm Shift