Required Reading – August 24 Evening Update

Required reading from around the web of the best, most interesting, or most though provoking things we’ve read:

Levy: More Muslim Candidates for Political Office

“According to an Associated Press report issued in July this yearclose to 100 Muslims filed to run for federal or state offices in the current election cycle, and nearly half made it through to the primaries.  Meanwhile, numerous other Muslim candidates are campaigning for seats on local planning commissions, school boards, library committees, and other positions of influence at the county and city levels. The proliferation of Muslim candidates may appear to some as positive and benign participation in American democracy by an emerging minority, but it cannot be denied that a Muslim plan to usurp American democracy has existed for decades.  Careful scrutiny of this new wave of Muslim candidates yields a number with questionable backgrounds, motivations, and support groups, whose motives may be to implement the plan.”

Read more at American Thinker.

Jeffrey: 52.1 Percent of Kids Live in Households Getting Means-Tested Government Assistance

“Will they be called The Welfare Generation? Today, they are Americans under 18 years of age growing up in a country where the majority of their peers live in households that take ‘means-tested assistance’ from the government.”

Read more at Town Hall.

Breland: Study shows Google collects data even when phones aren’t being used

“University of Vanderbilt computer science professor Douglas Schmidt found that an idle Google Android smartphone with an open Chrome web browser passes data to a Google server 14 times an hour. Even when a user isn’t on Google’s phone or web browser, . . .”

Read more at The Hill.

Weichert: David Hogg picks up where Bill Ayers left off.

“After decades of dumbing down America’s youth, in order to turn that youth into nothing more than empty receptacles in which to dump their destructive ideology, the Left is about to reap what they sow. This isn’t the first time a youthful rebellion has ripped apart the Democratic Party. Bill Ayers’ generation of the radical New Left did just that in the 1960s. What was so interesting was that the New Left of the 1960s arose during a period of relative political dominance for the Democratic Party. It was the Democrats, not the Republicans, who effectively created the paradigm — the regime — of postwar American politics. […]  Hogg has clearly indicated his intentions toward the DNC: . . .”

Read more at Spectator.

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