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Media Bias, Political Speech, and Fake News

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Another week, another entry in the annals of media bias, political speech and fake news. At last week’s State of the Union Address to Congress, President Donald Trump channelled his inner reality show persona and crafted a number of applause lines by recognizing several invited guests whom you really can’t help but tip your hat […]

Is there a place in the MSM for Conservatives?

Is there a place in the MSM for Conservatives?

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Yesterday, part of my substitute teaching gig at the local high school was basically monitoring study hall for a couple periods and making sure that the classroom doesn’t turn into “Lord of the Flies.” As I monitored the class, I also continued looking for something resembling full-time work. Writing, reporting, public relations, marketing, editing, photography […]

Gavin Newsom’s war on the poor, middle class

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Democrats have had plenary power in California politics for the better part of two decades, and they’ve done little to help the poor and the middle class. Gov. Gavin Newsom has done nothing to improve things. While the national average for a gallon of regular gasoline is currently $2.64, in California it’s a whopping $4.18. […]

Last Week in Bad Journalism: Des Moines Register

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It was a great, feel-good story that dropped right in the laps of the Des Moines Register two weeks ago and they turned it into one of the most glaring examples of bad journalism since the week before. ESPN’s College Gameday was in Ames Iowa for the annual intrastate rivalry between the Iowa State Cyclones and […]

Hoystory’s New Venture: RestrictedArms.com

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You might have noticed that things have quieted down around here. As Monty Python famously noted: “It’s not dead. It’s just resting.” (Of course, in that case it was actually dead, but no matter.) Much of my time recently has been focused on my new venture: RestrictedArms.com. I encourage you all to check it out, offer […]

Movie Review: Unplanned

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The first few minutes of the new movie, “Unplanned,” are the most difficult. The film doesn’t begin with Planned Parenthood abortion clinic director Abby Johnson as a starting out as a clinic volunteer her junior year of college. It doesn’t begin with her getting a full time job at Planned Parenthood counseling vulnerable women that […]

Dave Congalton Show Notes

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Here are the show notes for the Dave Congalton Show for Friday, March 15 — the Ides of March. This is my last day guest hosting for Dave, he should be back in the driver’s seat on Monday! 3 p.m. hour: Michael Semanchik, Managing Attorney for the California Innocence Project California governor on halting executions: […]

Dave Congalton Show Notes

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Here are the show notes for the Dave Congalton Show for Pi Day! 3 p.m. hour: David Cobb, 2004 Green Party candidate for President, Currently running Cooperation Humboldt Green New Deal — Full Language The Not-So-Pretty Fine Print of ‘Green New Deal’ The Green New Deal: Scope, Scale, and Implications Green New Deal FAQ sheet […]

Dave Congalton Show

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I’m hosting Dave Congalton’s show today through Friday and if you’re looking for source material or other links, here’s where I’m going to be putting them. 3 p.m. hour: Kyle Bell, San Luis Obispo City Planner San Luis Obispo Tiny Home website HomeShareSLO Tiny House consulting site San Luis Obispo County 7th least affordable housing […]