July 21, 2016

The Full Text Of Donald Trump’s 2016 RNC Drafted Speech

As scheduled for delivery tonight:

Trump: We Will Make America Proud Again. We Will Make America Safe Again. And We Will Make America Great Again.

Friends, delegates and fellow Americans: I humbly and gratefully accept your nomination for the presidency of the United States.

USNews.com: RNC Protesters Blame Open Carry for Low Turnout Thus Far

Many leftists thought that they would attract huge, unprecedented crowds of protesters and cause a great deal of mayhem at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland this week.

Tuesday evening at USNews.com, Steven Nelson, appearing to assume facts which have thus far not been supported by evidence, wrote that the protest crowds (and arrests) have been light “despite the nomination of Donald Trump eliciting a rage from progressives that rivals or exceeds their hatred of former President George W. Bush.” Hmm, Steven. Maybe your premise is wrong. One of the protesters’ excuses, at first glance, seems like a real howler — but if it’s somehow actually correct, it’s an argument to keep Ohio’s gun laws exactly as they are, and to ensure that all other states follow suit.


Thursday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (072116)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items either briefly noted below (if any) or otherwise not covered at this blog. Rules are here.

Positivity: That’s Entertainment!

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

The mind boggles at the talent and preparation needed to make this work.

The whole thing is utterly amazing, but readers absolutely should hang in there until the 4:07 mark:

Top Secret Drum Corps @ Royal Edinburgh Military