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    Next Step

    Writes a friend:

    Lew

    Assuming Trump has anyone around him willing and capable of gathering the facts behind events in Charlottesville (dating back to even the time of the application for permit by the protestors), his only smart move at this point is to go public with a speech and specific evidence – to include DOJ / FBI officials (again, assuming any can be trusted).  He should then call out, by name, everyone who ripped him for his earlier statements – including the cowardly business-council milquetoasts.

    Going on offense 140 characters at a time won’t cut it.

    I write this not knowing the facts (who does); yet I am certain of one thing: the true story is not as one-sided as is being portrayed.

    5:14 pm on August 16, 2017

    Rothbardian NFL Player

    Writes Michael Mellott:

    Hi Mr. Rockwell,

    I wanted to forward along this profile of my buddy in the NFL, in which Rothbard literally makes an appearance.

    He’s currently fighting for one of the final roster spots.

    3:41 pm on August 16, 2017

    Go, Walter!

    NY Times must face Walter Block in court for defaming him.

    12:17 pm on August 16, 2017

    Don’t Let Children Read ‘The Cat in the Hat’

    It’s (you guessed it) racist.

    12:16 pm on August 16, 2017

    All Governments Aspire To Be Totalitarian

    And since that government-happy day, 9/11, they’ve all been rushing there.

    9:32 am on August 16, 2017

    Next on the Left-Destructo List

    The Confederate bas-relief at Stone Mountain. And while the secular iconoclasts are at it, how about everything left from every ancient civilization, since all of them had slavery: Romans, Aztecs, Incas, Greeks, Assyrians, Africans, Muslims, Chinese, Babylonians, Israelis, Egyptians, etc. Start with the Parthenon.

     

    9:31 am on August 16, 2017

    Britain’s 1st Gender Fluid Family

    Writes a friend:

    It is still shocking to me how normalized this movement has become.  I was in a grocery store yesterday and saw a grade school boy, clutching his Barbie Doll – my involuntary reaction of dismay was overt.

    Last week, part of my son’s first literature assignment was to read an excerpt from the book “A Landscape of Dragons’ by Catholic author Michael O’Brien,  I was not familiar with this book, but perhaps you are?  The excerpt was the first part of the the Chapter 4 – The Mortal Foe of my Children – The New Illiteracy.  Worth a read, see the first 4 1/2 pages here.

    The excerpt also reminded me of two other articles you recently sent me (smart phones related to teen depression & Harry Potter pseudo-religion).  While I am thrilled that our little school is sound in it’s teachings and subject matter, sadly the author of this book is all too correct in his assessment.  Each generation is declining further and faster than ever before, as the masses seem to only be in pursuit of pleasure, because they lack the foundation, mindset & discipline to seek the truth.

    2:13 pm on August 15, 2017

    Thieves Grab Record Loot

    In taxes.

    11:57 am on August 15, 2017

    We’re From the Government and We’re Here To Help You

    Writes Greg Privette:

    Lew,

    A tragic story, but notice particularly the last sentence. A typical example of the police being able to make any situation worse.

    11:40 am on August 15, 2017

    Totalitarian Tech

    Shutting down free speech in cahoots with the State and the Left.

    2:04 am on August 15, 2017

    Crowds on Demand

    Reminds me if the Soros rent-a-mob operation. (Thanks, Vinnie)

    2:02 am on August 15, 2017

    Trump Condemned for Not Denouncing Red Violence

    Just kidding. As Ann Coulter notes, the Red Brigades are not only immune from arrest, they’re immune from criticism.

    2:47 pm on August 14, 2017

    The Wrong Narrative

    Jeff Deist on Charlottesville.

    1:52 pm on August 14, 2017

    Random Man at Protests Interviewed By MSNBC, NY Times

    Is Deep State shill linked to George Soros.

    1:51 pm on August 14, 2017

    Antifa Is Provio[lence]

    On the riot in Charlottesville.

    8:32 am on August 14, 2017

    Sessions-McConnell Candidate for Senate in Alabama May Lose

    Let’s hope!

    8:31 am on August 14, 2017

    Koch and Trump

    Pals now?

    8:25 am on August 14, 2017

    The Pentagram Has Long Been Socially Leftist

    It’s the enemy, folks, in many different ways.

    8:13 am on August 14, 2017

    Definition of Hate Speech

    Making crude fun of Zuckerberg.

    8:12 am on August 14, 2017

    Buy Chinese Goods

    Trump threatens Xi: trade war begins today.

    7:52 am on August 14, 2017

    US Hates Cryptocurrencies

    Launches quiet crackdown.

    7:52 am on August 14, 2017

    Who’s Behind Antifa?

    Writes Wes Baker:

    Lew,

    Doesn’t this question answer itself?  Didn’t Pat Buchanan, during his Presidential run, when it was insinuated he held Klan-like beliefs, once quip, ‘the Klan would be finished were it not for all of the FBI infiltrators’ dues’.  Heck, the Cointelpro wiki page is a day’s read…

    Wonder who’s behind antifa….?  Two guesses.

    7:51 am on August 14, 2017

    Who’s Behind the Cop Decision To Allow Communist Violence

    At events around the US? (Thanks, Felix Bronstein)

    1:58 am on August 14, 2017

    Gov. Terry McAullife

    Writes a friend:

    Lew:

    A few comments about the Charlotteville incident:

    Number one: It is clear the Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe is running for President.

    Number two: The Mayor of Charlottesville and Governor Terry McAuliffe colluded with each other to instruct the Police to stand down as both groups beat the crap out of each other while Police officers stood around and did nothing.

    Number three: This was a major media event promised by both the Mayor of Charlottesville and Governor Terry McAuliffe to ensure national coverage of the event and to assign blame for the incident on Donald Trump.

    As a crass, but cynical political operation, it was beautifully staged and accomplished its intended purpose.

    Terry McAullife heavily supported by Bill and Hillary Clinton will be running for President of the United States.

    You heard it here first.

    1:57 am on August 14, 2017

    Dear President Trump:

    What the heck business is Venezuela of yours?

    1:56 pm on August 13, 2017

    Baltimore Mayor’s Solution to Murdertown

    Free junior college for all.

    1:54 pm on August 13, 2017

    Bannon To Go?

    Being blamed for Breitbart?

    1:53 pm on August 13, 2017

    NYTimes Loves Communist Love

    Another one of their Red nostalgia articles. If only Lenin and Trotsky could be brought back, something the NYT moons for and works for everyday.

    1:52 pm on August 13, 2017

    Thank You…

    Writes Carol:

    There are those of us slightly older folks whose budget is very limited.  I just wanted to say thank you for keeping LewRockwell.com free and available so I can read real, more conservative news.  I like the articles and appreciate being able to get good information.  (Not to mention I agree with most of it anyway being a very conservative person!!)  I am a Vietnam ERA female veteran who is even embarrassed to have supported this government.  I am not as naïve as I was when I was younger and feel that our government is now totally out of control.  I believe we live in a police state now.  How sad and scary. Anyway, Just thank you for doing this.  I appreciate you!!

    9:25 am on August 13, 2017

    Dear USA

    (Thanks, Mark Carroll)

    9:25 am on August 13, 2017
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