Grace & Steel Ep. 47 08/01/16

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TOPIC: All the Pretty DNC Balloons – We recap and pass judgment on the Democratic National Convention. (Links to articles and items mentioned in the podcast follow.)

Anonymouse Conservative, Jul. 23, 2016: Is Hillary Having Seizures, Due To Amygdala Insufficiency?

The Last Refuge, Jul. 31, 2016: Someone In Media Needs To Ask Hillary Clinton What Was Cut Out of Her Tongue…

The Independent, Jul. 29, 2016: Khizr Khan’s DNC 2016 speech: Read the full transcript from the grieving Muslim father who addressed Donald Trump

Los Angeles Times: Father of Muslim soldier killed in Iraq to Trump: ‘You have sacrificed nothing’

Fortune, Feb. 15, 2016: How Hillary and Bill Clinton Parlayed Decades of Public Service into Vast Wealth


Costin Vlad Alamariu in Taki’s Magazine, Jul. 28, 2016: Putin 1 – International Vampires 0

Wikipedia: Foxconn suicides

Gateway Pundit, Jul. 28, 2016: JAMES O’KEEFE ASSAULTED – THROWN TO GROUND During Undercover Op at DNC (VIDEO)

Hillary Clinton Twitter

IMDb: The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

NPR, Jul. 28, 2016: FACT CHECK: Hillary Clinton’s Speech To The Democratic Convention, Annotated

Quote from below: ‘Brooks’ regular panel partner Mark Shields, who is the designated liberal of the duo and might be expected to like it better, said the speech had “no memorable lines; nothing to march to; no Demosthenes moment.”’
Eric Black in MinnPost, Jul. 29, 2016: The best speech Hillary Clinton has ever delivered

David Burge ?@iowahawkblog Tweet, Jul. 29, 2016: Man, this 25-year effort to humanize Hillary is the most expensive public works project since the Hoover Dam.

The Daily Wire, Jul. 29, 2016: WATCH: Clinton’s Constant Throat Clearing It Takes a Village, Tenth Anniversary Edition by Hillary Rodham Clinton

Bruce Cheadle, Canadian Press via National Newswatch, Jul 31, 2016: From Brexit to Trump, a year after federal election call, Canada bucks the trend

Ezra Levant Blog, Jul. 19, 2010: To hell with the long form census

Brian Lilley in The Rebel, Jul. 22, 2016: Media Party obsession with mandatory long-form census leads to embarrassing headline

Bob Lefsetz in The Lefsetz Letter, Jul. 26, 2016: The Democratic Convention

Youtube, Jul. 21, 2016: Jon Stewart Takes Over Colbert’s Late Show Desk

Wikipedia: Will Rogers

CNN, Jan. 6, 2009: Franken declares Senate race win after state ruling

Youtube, Jul. 26, 2016: Senator Al Franken and Sarah Silverman at DNC 2016

Jay Fivekiller Tweet, Jul. 29, 2016: More American soldiers have been killed by Muslim-American soldiers (Maj Nidal) than Muslim-American soldiers have died in combat.

Gateway Pundit, Sep. 5, 2015: Media Ignore Tenth Anniversary of Cindy Sheehan’s Protest of George Bush in Crawford, TX

Jeffrey Goldberg Twitter

Jennifer Rubin Twitter

Jennifer Rubin in The Washington Mockingbird, Jul. 31, 2016: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Majority Leader, Governor Pence: It’s not enough

Quote from below: “Outside Congress, some of the most vociferous criticism of Israel comes from the hard-core left, including Cindy Sheehan (“You get America out of Iraq and Israel out of Palestine, and you’ll stop the terrorism”).”
Jennifer Rubin in Politico, Jul 18, 2007: Left could push pro-Israel voters to GOP

Heat Street, Aug. 1, 2016: WATCH: The Media Loves Grieving Parents (As Long As They’re Attacking Trump and Not Hillary)

Katherine Krueger in Talking Points Memo, Jul. 28, 2016: The Reviews Are In: Conservatives Say The DNC Was ‘Disaster’ For The GOP

Josh Barro Twitter

New York Times, Jul. 27, 2016: Donald Trump Calls on Russia to Find Hillary Clinton’s Missing Emails

Politico, Jul. 27, 2016: ‘Treason’? Critics savage Trump over Russia hack comments

The Federalist, Jul. 27, 2016: Donald Trump Just Got Hillary Clinton To Admit Her E-mails Are A ‘National Security Issue’

Tim Hains in RealClear Politics, Jul. 30, 2016: Russia Expert Stephen Cohen: Trump Wants To Stop The New Cold War, But The American Media Just Doesn’t Understand

Daily Mail, Feb. 14, 2016: 9/11 was your brother’s fault! Trump’s extraordinary assault on Jeb Bush over George W’s invasion of Iraq and claim he ‘lied’ about WMDs

Youtube, Jul. 28, 2016: General John Allen – Full Speech Democratic Convention 2016 – July 28

Donald Trump Tweet, Jul. 29, 2016: General John Allen, who I never met but spoke against me last night, failed badly in his fight against ISIS. His record = BAD

Globe and Mail, Mar. 8, 2016: Canadian soldiers in Iraq told to shoot first if they detect ‘hostile intent’

CBC, Jun. 30, 2016: Canada to send troops to Latvia for new NATO brigade

Breitbart, Jul. 30, 2016: Exclusive: Pat Caddell Blasts Reuters’ Back-Rigging Polls to Show Clinton Winning

Michael Sainato in the Observer, Jul. 22, 2016: Wikileaks Proves Primary Was Rigged: DNC Undermined Democracy

Politico, Jul. 29, 2016: Trump accuses Clinton of rigging debate schedule

CBC, Jul. 29, 2016: Hillary Clinton, Democrats react to balloons at DNC like seeing snow for the 1st time

Paul Wells in the Toronto Star, Jul. 30, 2016: Canada needs to prepare for the unthinkable — President Trump

Canadian Press via Toronto Star, Jul. 31, 2016: Justin Trudeau becomes first PM to march in Vancouver Pride parade

Paul Wells Tweet, Jul. 30, 2016: Hard to understand why these guys don’t use their real names.

Paul Wells Tweet, Jul. 30, 2016: There’s half a chapter on US ambassador’s 2006 election speech in my first book and what IS it with the fake names

Paul Wells Tweet, Jul. 30, 2016: I’ll tell you what. Shove your laptop right up your ass.