Grace & Steel Ep. 46 07/24/16

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TOPIC – The Trump Train Leaves the Station: Looking back on the RNC and forward to the DNC. Note: Our new hour format, explained in the introductory remarks to the show.

LINKS
Here are some links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast:

Politico, Jul. 21, 2016: Full text: Donald Trump 2016 RNC draft speech transcript

Breitbart, Jul. 22, 2016: 75 Percent Positive Response to Donald Trump Speech — So CNN Trashes Its Own Poll

Newsbusters, Jul. 22, 2016: On CBS: Trump’s ‘Dark’ Speech ‘Focused More On Threats Than Hope,’ No ‘Uplift’

Newsbusters, Jul. 22, 2016: Chris Matthews Can’t Wait for Hillary’s ‘Fun’ Convention: ‘More Celebs!’

City-data.com: Crime rate in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (PA): murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, auto thefts, arson, law enforcement employees, police officers, crime map
“Violent crime rate in 2014
Philadelphia: 591.2
U.S. Average: 202.6”

Daily Wire, Jul. 22, 2016: Video: Chris Matthews Says Mentioning Big City Names Is Racist

Romper, Jul. 15, 2016: Who Is Speaking At The Democratic National Convention? It Is Quite A Lineup

Demconvention.com: Schedule and Speakers

The Federalist, Jul. 19, 2016: Was Melania Trump’s Speech Sabotaged?

Huffington Shitpost Twitter

Salondotcom Twitter

Elizabeth Wellington in The Inquirer, Jul. 19, 2016: Melania Trump’s RNC fashion: A scary statement

National Newswatch Canada’s Shitlib Central

Daily Mail, Jul. 22, 2016: Grinning Obama JOKES during statement on Munich carnage as he shifts gears to say he’ll miss daughter Malia when she leaves the nest for college

Gateway Pundit, Jun. 1, 2016: MUST SEE VIDEO=> Wow! Obama Tries to Trash Donald Trump and Turns into a Stuttering Mess

Jeffery Goldberg in The Atlantic, Jul. 21, 2016: It’s Official: Hillary Clinton Is Running Against Vladimir Putin

CNN, Jul. 1, 2016: White House reveals number of civilian deaths from drone strikes

The Charles Adler Show – Alder and Kinsella (Soundcloud)

Youtube, Jul. 21, 2016: Peter Thiel – Full Speech – 2016 Republican National Convention

Hillary Clinton Tweet, Jul. 21, 2016: “I’m with you*” —@realDonaldTrump *Not included: women, African Americans, LGBT people, Muslims, Latinos, immigrants…

Face to Face blog, Jul. 22, 2016: Trump not trying to win minorities and gays, but whites and straights who care about them

The Political Insider, Jul. 15, 2016: BREAKING: After Terror Attack in France, #BlackLivesMatter Does THIS! OUTRAGEOUS!

(Darn. Haven’t found the Tom Wolfe quote, but here’s an excerpt from his writing of that period)
Tom Wolfe in New York Magazine, June 8, 1970: Radical Chic: That Party at Lenny’s

Global Post, Jul. 20, 2016: Some Black Lives Matter activists plan not to vote in November

Tim Kaine Senator: About Tim

The Washington Post, Jul. 21, 2016: Ted Cruz rebuffed by Adelsons after he refuses to endorse Donald Trump

ABC News, Jul. 20, 2016: Ted Cruz Booed for Failing to Endorse Donald Trump, Tells RNC to ‘Vote Your Conscience’

Wikileaks, Jul. 22, 2016: Search the DNC email database

Mediaite, Jul. 23, 2016: CNN’s Jake Tapper Responds to Criticism Over Leaked DNC Emails

Danger and Play, Jul. 22, 2016: 5 Biggest Scoops from the #DNCLeaks WikiLeak

Kevin Michael Grace Twitter