Friday Links

From the history Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer to that of Festivus. The Corner | National Review < click to continue reading

How Nasty Can the Academic Left Get?

Long ago, leftist academics liked to argue their beliefs, but today they mostly prefer to harass and punish anyone who disagrees with them. The Corner | National Review < click to continue reading

Why The Collapsing Chinese Credit Impulse Is All That Matters

Back in June 2017, we wrote that if one had to follow just one macro indicator that impacts virtually every aspect of the global economy, that would be the Chinese credit impulse. Not surprisingly, the article was titled “Why The (Collapsing) Credit Impulse Is All That Matters.” Today, almost a year and a half later,

Gavin McGinnis fiasco proves tech giants use bogus “hate speech” claims to permanently ban anyone they don’t like

(Natural News) The Left-wing social media behemoths are continuing their efforts to drive all influential conservative voices from their platforms, and Gavin McGinnis, founder of the Proud Boys and formerly with CRTV, has become the latest victim. Shortly after CRTV announced a merger with financially struggling TheBlazeTV, founded by Glenn Beck, McGinnis was let go/sent…

Global Stocks Tumble On Poor Econ Data From China To Europe

It’s a sea of red to end the week as world stocks and US futures tumbled on Friday after weak economic data from China to Europe raised global recession fears and left investors nervous over the impact of a still-unresolved Sino-U.S. trade dispute even as China announced it would roll back retaliatory auto tariffs by

Fucoidan, found in brown algae, found to prevent the progression of osteoarthritis

(Natural News) A study conducted by researchers from Kyung Hee University, Korea Food Research Institute, and Academy Sciences of Uzbekistan has revealed that the polysaccharide fucoidan found in brown algae (Hizikia fusiforme) has potential use as an alternative remedy for osteoarthritis (OA). This finding was determined through an in vivo study conducted in rats. There are more than 100 types of arthritis with all…

A Peeved Response to Jonah

I actually agree with Jonah in his article on Trump and moral standards — and I think he knows that. The Corner | National Review < click to continue reading

BMW And Porsche Lap Tesla In Race For 3 Minute Charge

Tesla and its CEO Elon Musk never seemed bothered by the fact that big-name competition from brands like BMW and Porsche is starting to go mainstream. And while Tesla has been hiding behind its belief that it still has a superior product, BMW and Porsche have been working the background, beating the company to the punch

Help Me with the G-File

This week, you NRPlussophiles can request what the G-File topic — or topics — will be right before the dough goes in the oven, as it were. The Corner | National Review < click to continue reading

US Army Tests New Robotic Assistant Pack-Mule For Combat Zones

The 10th Mountain Division (light infantry) based at Fort Drum, New York, is a mountain warfare unit testing a new a robotic pack-mule that can haul more than 1,000 pounds of equipment, weapons, fuel, and or ammunition, tremendously lightening the load for soldiers. “These guys go through pretty rough terrain, all weather conditions,” 1st Lt. Diego Alonso, 1st

SOCIALIST UTOPIA: Venezuela’s Last National Newspaper to Close, Cites ‘Paper Shortage’

SOCIALIST UTOPIA: Venezuela’s Last National Newspaper to Close, Cites ‘Paper Shortage’ Venezuela’s last remaining national newspaper -El Nacional- will close this Friday after 75 years in business; yielding to “unrelenting government pressure” and a crippling paper shortage throughout the socialist country. “We’ve endured longer than the others,” said El Nacional’s president and CEO Miguel Otero.

Ben Shapiro breaks down Trump’s AMI problem

Ben Shapiro does a great job breaking down the new issue Trump has in the National Enquirer parent company, AMI, fully cooperating with the feds.  Its cued up to 2:40 and Shapiro . . . The Right Scoop < click to continue reading

Tennessee Struck By The Largest Earthquake In 45 Years

In recent months, there have been massive earthquakes in Venezuela, Fiji, Italy and elsewhere. Here in North America, significant quakes have rattled Oregon, Alaska and the west coast of Mexico. While the West Coast is notorious for its earthquakes, other portions of the US are also earthquake-prone. Two earthquakes reported Wednesday morning in Eastern Tennessee have shocked Middle Tennesseans