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Archive for March 2nd, 2017

A few days after President Trump’s speech with Barry Casselman

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Guest: Barry Casselman, The Prairie Editor……..we will look back at President Trump’s speech to Congress….a remarkable address that will have political consequences……..the Democrats look small by simply opposing everything at a time when the public wants both sides to work together…..the Russian connection and new reports involving AG Sessions……plus other stories from the first 30 days…………………..

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Source: A few days after President Trump’s speech with Barry Casselman 03/02 by Silvio Canto Jr | News Podcasts

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March 2, 2017 at 11:00 pm

The Democrats should give up “Anti-Trumping” for Lent

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March 2, 2017 at 5:32 pm

The story of Desi Arnaz, born March 2, 1917

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Guest: Fernando Hernandez, author of ‘The Cubans’, joins us for the story of Desi Arnaz, TV star and executive.

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Source: The story of Desi Arnaz 12/08 by Silvio Canto Jr | Politics Podcasts

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March 2, 2017 at 11:30 am

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Two groups of ladies dressed in white

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Over the last couple of years, we’ve introduced you to “Las Damas en Blanco” or “The ladies in white” who stand up to the Castro dictatorship daily. They march on Sundays after calling for the release of their husbands and sons in political prisons. They are courageous women fighting for human rights in a society that does not respect any. Where are “Hollywoodies” talking about repression when we really need them?

Last night, a number of Democrat female members of the House and Senate decided to dress in white to recall the suffragettes of a century ago. It caught the attention of Daniel Allott:

The Democratic congresswomen dressed in white as an emblem of support for their definition of “women’s rights” — abortion, equal pay and the like. 

The protest is seen as a form or resistance to Trump’s presidency and presumably a nod to the women’s suffrage movement, which urged women to dress in white as a symbol of purity.

Quick question: How would the suffragettes react to women who equate  women’s rights with abortion? As for equal pay, we already have those laws on the books. In fact, they should have dressed in white when they visited President Obama. It turns out that “equal pay for women” was a problem for the Obama team.

 

Unlike “Las damas” in Cuba, the Democrat women enjoy a few advantages:

1) They got to sit and criticize the president’s speech. “Las damas” in Cuba don’t get to boo or disagree with Raul Castro when he speaks; and,

2) The Democrat women got to run out of the speech and look for local reporters willing to broadcast their anti-Trump comments. We repeat that “Las damas” face thugs and the secret police harassing them every Sunday afternoon.

Of course, we live in a free country, and that means, among many things, that we have the right to make fool out of ourselves.

Nevertheless, the Democrats may want to reconsider their foolish approach to Trump. It seems that most Americans are done with the campaign and would like to see a genuine effort in governing, not partisanship.

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March 2, 2017 at 6:14 am