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ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS – CHAMPIONSHIP GAME – The top seeded MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS squared off against the 3 seeds – the YORK (NE) COLLEGE PANTHERS. The Mustangs defeated the Panthers by a final score of 74-61. Along the way Mount Mercy also took down Central Christian College of Kansas and Johnson & Wales (CO). * THE MUSTANGS ARE CHAMPIONS OF THE A.I.I. TOURNAMENT * Continue reading
Charles “The Bearded Badass” Darwin
Some things happen only once every four years – things like Michael Moore having a coherent thought and Bill O’Reilly prying his head out of his ass. Another one of those things would be February 29th: Leap Day. Balladeer’s Blog takes a look at some of the milestone events that got cheated out of a yearly anniversary by happening on this date.
1704 – French provocateurs and Native Americans attack Deerfield, MA and kill roughly 50 inhabitants while abducting 100. Ronald Reagan’s ancestor recommends selling arms to Persia to secure the release of the abductees.
1712 – In Sweden February 29th is followed by February 30th to help usher in the new calendar system … and because Al Sharpton’s ancestor demanded an extra day in February to make Black History Month a little bit longer.
1720 – Back to Sweden, where Queen Ulrica Eleonora resigns following general public ridicule of her name “Ulrica”. I’m kidding! But she did resign.
1784 – In France, the Marquis de Sade is transferred from the fortress of Vincennes to the Bastille in exchange for 3 other sadists and a masochist to be named later.
1832 – Charles Darwin explores the Continue reading
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CALIFORNIA PACIFIC CONFERENCE – The CAL-MARITIME ACADEMY KEELHAULERS were once again the top seeds in the Cal-Pac Tournament and in yesterday’s semi-finals they battled the 4 seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT MERCED GOLDEN BOBCATS. The Keelhaulers moved on to the title game with a 65-55 win. ### And the 2nd seeded LA SIERRA UNIVERSITY GOLDEN EAGLES wound up bouncing the 3rd seeded SIMPSON UNIVERSITY RED HAWKS by a tight final score of 87-81. Continue reading
Anne-Marie Waters, another woman brave enough to tackle Muslim Apartheid.
Anne-Marie Waters has perfectly captured the way in which the Muslim rape mobs and Muslim attacks on freedom of expression continue because of all the help they get from the political left around the world.
Balladeer’s Blog has often pointed out that you will NEVER see American Liberals or their counterparts across the globe showing concern for Muslims who DON’T want to live in the past. The only Muslims politically useful to Democrats or Labour, etc are Muslims who hate the West and want to force the rest of us to show their religion the reverence NO religion deserves.
Among Anne-Marie’s points are these: “In England, it’s been rape after rape – tens of thousands of young British girls are brutalised, tortured, beaten and raped by organised gangs comprised almost exclusively of Muslims. (See The Rotherham Report) And now we have Germany. When Chancellor Merkel threw open the doors of her country to hundreds of thousands of migrants from the Middle East and Africa, she opened the door to the rape of German women.”
And … “Sweden has become Europe’s rape capital. Its government has blamed this on everything from increased reporting to the internet to the weather. Norway and Denmark also have some rather alarming rates of rape, but those countries are more readily willing to admit the cause.
“In Norway, recent statistics revealed that 100 per cent of violent street-rapes committed in the capital city of Oslo were committed by “non-western” immigrants. It’s a similar story in Denmark, where the majority of rapes are committed by immigrants, usually Muslim.” Continue reading
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ASSOCIATION OF INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS – We start off with a 7 seed over 2 seed upset! The WASHINGTON ADVENTIST UNIVERSITY SHOCK toppled the ROCHESTER COLLEGE WARRIORS in a 61-60 Instant Classic! ### The 5th seeded CENTRAL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE TIGERS added an upset of their own, bringing down the 4 seeds – the COLLEGE OF THE OZARKS BOBCATS 71-70. ### The surprises kept coming as the top seeded MOUNT MERCY UNIVERSITY MUSTANGS needed Overtime to dispense with the 8th seeded JOHNSON & WALES (CO) WILDCATS. 94-90 was the final score. ### And the (3) YORK (NE) PANTHERS downed the (6) NORTHERN NEW MEXICO EAGLES 80-67. Continue reading
A real-life army of heroic women have been fighting the Islamic State spawned by Barack Obama’s premature withdrawal from Iraq. They’re called the Sun Ladies and their story is so tailor-made for drama it’s hard to believe it’s all true.
The Sun Ladies were Yazidi women who in 2014 saw their husbands slaughtered by the Islamic State in Islam’s usual persecution of religious minorities. After that they were taken as sex slaves by the barbarians of the Islamic State. Many escaped as time wore on and – along with other Yazidi women who then underwent military training – formed a force of roughly 2,000 women, called the Force of the Sun Ladies – a reference to the reverence accorded to the sun in the Yazidi belief system. Continue reading
Balladeer’s Blog continues its examination of the grand and exciting Hawaiian epic about the goddesses Pele and Hi’iaka.
The goddess Hi’iaka and her traveling companion – the mortal woman Wahine – arrived in Kapua on the island of Maui, intent on finding a ship to take them on to Molokai as their quest to reach Kaua’i continued. Continue reading
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APPALACHIAN ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 5 seeds – the BLUEFIELD COLLEGE RAMBLING RAMS – upset the 4th seeded MILLIGAN UNIVERSITY BUFFALOES, defeating them by a final tally of 68-58. ### The top seeded TENNESSEE WESLEYAN COLLEGE BULLDOGS dispatched the 8th seeded TRUETT-MCCONNELL COLLEGE BEARS 93-77 ### And in the 2 spot the UNION (KY) BULLDOGS eliminated the 10th seeded MONTREAT COLLEGE CAVALIERS by a score of 87-68. Continue reading
My feeling that the political left has become a magnet for cowards, hypocrites and the ugliest totalitarians is expressed very frequently here at Balladeer’s Blog. I’ve been sprinkling in literally dozens of people who considered themselves part of the left (like I used to) before liberalism (really “illiberalism”) became the joke that it is now.
Here once again are quotes from Milo Yiannopoulos, my favorite swashbuckling, politically incorrect gay man as he continues what he calls his “Dangerous Faggot Tour” of speaking engagements here in the U.S.
“The left that embraced free speech and dissidents and thumbing their noses at the establishment is very much a thing of the past.” Balladeer’s Blog agrees. These days liberals are about censorship, blacklisting, encouraging Muslim fascism and going on witch-hunts over imaginary “privileges.”
“The left today doesn’t like free speech very much. The left today prefers to shout down … to avoid anything it finds inconvenient.” … But unfortunately, much of the world is inconvenient to the modern left, because it simply doesn’t conform to the reality they like to describe.”
“Most of what they say about race, most of what they say about gender, most of what they say about the economy just doesn’t bear scrutiny.” Continue reading
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CHICAGOLAND COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC CONFERENCE – The 3rd seeded SAINT XAVIER UNIVERSITY COUGARS led the 6 seeds – the TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY TROJANS – by a score of 49-34 at Halftime. After the break the Cougars poured it on for an 88-67 win led by Larry Motuzis with THIRTY-NINE points. ### And the top seeds – the UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS (IL) FIGHTING SAINTS took on the 8th seeded SAINT AMBROSE UNIVERSITY FIGHTING BEES. At the midpoint the Fighting Saints clung to a 38-32 advantage but got separation in the 2nd Half for an 83-62 victory. Landus Anderson led USF with 28 points. Continue reading