6 random things for Friday (GOP tax reform, leftist media, sex surrogates)

News Story of the Day: former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is the gift that keeps on giving.

Not only has she provided us with years of entertainment with her corrupt political career and book of excuses, she continues to open her mouth with idiotic statements.

Speaking in an interview with Mother Jones, Clinton suggested that she can’t be investigated because it would be “an abuse of power” by the Trump administration. Huh?

Here are her full remarks:

“[An investigation would be] a disastrous step into politicizing the Justice Department.

“If they send a signal that we’re going to be like some dictatorship, like some authoritarian regime, where political opponents are going to be unfairly, fraudulently investigated, that rips at the fabric of the contract we have, that we can trust our justice system.”

To Clinton, she is above the law.

Chart of the Day: House Republicans were pleased when they introduced the Tax Cut and Jobs Act. But what about the Senate? Well, it looks like the momentum has somewhat stalled over the last week. Perhaps it’s because the two chambers’ tax reform plans are different. Here is the chart:

Illustration of the Day: unfortunately, it appears that the Trump administration will not attempt to curb the powers of the surveillance state. The invasion of privacy continues. Here is a meme put together by the Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) foundation:

Quote of the Day: Aldous Huxley’s “Brave New World” is a superb book that contains all the elements of today’s leftist ideology: Keynesian economics, the sexualization of children, the destruction of the nuclear family, societal control of the people, drugs. There is an interesting part in the book that details a year-long consumption program by the state:

“Government’s an affair of sitting, not hitting, you rule with the brains and the buttocks, never with the fists. For example, there was the conscription of consumption.

“Every man, woman and child compelled to consume so much a year. In the interests of industry.”

Did Paul Krugman learn about economics from this book?

Tweet of the Day: American consumers are fighting the establishment with their wallets. This is evident in cable television, Hollywood motion pictures, the NFL and now the news media. Here is a tweet that summarizes the financials of some leftist news outlets:

Video of the Day: who owns your body? Why should the government interfere in the sexual relations of two consenting adults? Why can’t men make women orgasm? These are all questions that we must ask. ReasonTV is out with a new video that calls for the legalization of medically-assisted sex. Here is the video starring the hilarious Andrew Heaton:

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