June 10, 2017

Andrew McCarthy: ‘There Is No Obstruction,’ But Comey Is Now Trying to Invent It

Recent Newsbusters posts have shown how the hysterical establishment press wants the American people, against all factual evidence, to believe that President Donald Trump obstructed justice in his conversations with James Comey. Former federal prosecutor and prolific national security columnist Andrew McCarthy, in Wednesday and Thursday appearances on Tucker Carlson’s Fox News show, made several argument-ending points on that issue, and also essentially alleged that the former FBI director has engaged in serious and arguably illegal misconduct.

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Saturday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (061017)

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: 70 years later, World War II vet gets high school diploma

Filed under: Positivity — Tom @ 5:55 am

From Shamokin, Pennsylvania:

June 9, 2017

A 92-year-old man who served in World War II was finally able to graduate 70 years after he started high school.

CBS Pitsburgh reports Elmer Shinskie left 10th grade and was drafted into the Army in 1943.

Thanks to the Operation Recognition program, Shamokin Area High School is able to grant diplomas to honorably discharged World War II veterans. Shinskie received his diploma at the ceremony. He received a standing ovation.

“He always talked about it,” Shinskie’s wife, Esther, said. “He always said maybe he’d go back to school. But with working, he didn’t have time to go back to school. It’s something that I never thought I’d ever see.” …

Go here for the rest of the story.