The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think

We crunched the data on where journalists work and how fast it’s changing. The results should worry you.

How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell? News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most sophisticated polling data and analysis to cover the presidential campaign. The overwhelming assumption was that the race was Hillary Clinton’s for the taking, and the real question wasn’t how sweeping her November victory would be, but how far out to sea her wave would send political parvenu Trump. Today, it’s Trump who occupies the White House and Clinton who’s drifting out to sea—an outcome that arrived not just as an embarrassment for the press but as an indictment. In some profound way, the election made clear, the national media just doesn’t get the nation it purportedly covers.

Read more by Jack Shafer and Tucker Doherty at politico.com

Clearing the Cobwebs

Lately, when I check the news, I feel like I’m fighting my way through a room full of cobwebs, like I’m boxing with phantoms; there are no clear, understandable positions on the left. They’re fighting, yes, but in that thrashing, flailing, windmill fashion that infuriated little boys are prone to. Liberals have no rational point to make, but they make it loudly, wearing ridiculous costumes, shouting obscenities and marching, marching, marching. They even marched for science! Who is against science? Is science something we vote for? An activist Muslim woman, who is in favor of Sharia law, organized the women’s march. What?! Are we to assume that the women’s movement is now in favor of female genital mutilation and honor killings?

I’m compelled to attempt to sort this out. I’ll grant that not all Democrats are this nutty, but they all need to face the fact that many of their fellow Dems are operating in such a deep sheep-dip of cognitive dissonance that they are a danger to themselves and to others. It’s not just that the liberals oppose conservatives; they appear oppose themselves. Perhaps it can help to lay out the contradictions in an orderly fashion.

The Top 10 Liberal Confusions

Read more by Deana Chadwell at americanthinker.com

Milw South Branch Mtg on Mon May 15

at 7:00 p.m. at Benny’s Cafe located on 5354 S. 27th St, Milwaukee, WI 53221

Special Guest Speaker:
Christopher Lawrence of Americans For Prosperity (AFP). Christopher is the Senior Field Director of AFP in Milwaukee.

The Executive Board of the Milwaukee South Branch will meet at 6:00 p.m.

We look forward to seeing you. Remember 2018 is just around the corner.

Darlene Wink, Chairman
Rob Haines, First Vice Chairman
Milwaukee South Branch Republican Party of Milwaukee County

SRWC Luncheon on Thu May 18

TOPIC: Celebrating the Veteran’s Administration’s 150th Anniversary and History
AT: Wisconsin Club | 6200 West Good Hope Road, 53223 (414-353-8800)
TIME: 11:30 A.M. Social/Sign-In | 12:00 P.M. Luncheon

Speakers and Dancers will include: West Side Solders Aid Society and West Side Soldiers Victorian Dancers, along with information about other charitable groups committed to supporting a place for veterans to heal and recuperate. We’ll learn some history, as well as how we can be of support, too. So gear up for another great program!

http://www.srwcmilwaukee.com/

Wauwatosa branch mtg on Wed April 26

at 6:30 PM at the Berkshire-Hathaway Office at 11225 W. Bluemound Rd., Wauwatosa.

“What Will It Take to Elect More Conservatives to Local Government?” James Moldenhauer, Wauwatosa Alderman, will speak on “The Challenges and Tribulations of Conservatives Serving in Local Government.” There will also be a general discussion of the meeting topic.

Karen Albers, Chair, Wauwatosa Republicans

Midwest National Security Conference on Sat May 6

“The Enemies Within”
American Serb Hall, Milwaukee, WI
7:30 am – 6:00 pm

Threats to Our Freedom, Right Here at Home

Our liberty and freedom are under attack. Threats continue to come from overseas, but we are increasingly seeing dangers coming from within our own borders. Socialists, communists, anarchists sharia law, and the shadow of home grown Islamic jihad all aim to harm us in our own backyards.

The Midwest Security Conference will feature discussion on the current state of national security, what we should be watching, how to communicate this threat to others, and how we can demand action from public officials at all levels of government.

The event is designed to inform and create action.

Vicki McKenna, Conference Emcee. Trevor Loudon, Frank Gaffney, Clare Lopez, Philip Haney, James Simpson, Jeff Nyquist.

Admission: $30.00, includes lunch
https://www.midwestsecurity.org/
PLEASE Note that you must sign-up on the website to attend this conference.
Cutoff date for sign-up is 5/1/17.