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Recession rocks!

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Comedian Bill Maher is actively hoping a  recession hits  and people lose their jobs and haver all the collective misery which attends such events.  Maher has enough money to live on quite comfortably until he dies.  As long as the recession gets rid of Trump,  he is perfectly willing to sacrifice you and your family.  He is far more important than you,  so his desires outweigh your needs.  In other words,  he doesn’t give a happy damn about you,  your family,  your friends,  your community,  or the country.  He has amassed a fortune sufficient to sustain him,  he believes,  no matter what occurs in the real world.   When you never suffer any consequences for your  calamitous decisions,  your judgment does not improve.  You are protected by walls of money and power and superiority and self-satisfaction.

Maher’s His view is that of the liberal and progressive elites.   Nothing matters except that they get their own way.  They are just as authoritarian and despotic as Democratic Socialists,  but are rather better at faking being normal human beings for short periods of time.   that makes them even more dangerous to ordinary folks like me.  The elites are both arrogant and ignorant, and smugly assume they are heroes for repeating the nonsense their peers spout.   i know  true heroes,  and they are noteworthy precisely because they are so rare.   The elites stink of corruption and cronyism and privilege and dirty money,  but there is absolutely no note of heroism.   They have controlled much of public discourse for decades and they have made it toxic and totally nasty.  I’m a Southerner, so I’m quite accustomed to being called a racist without evidence by people who actually are themselves racist.   The false accusations slide right off me and long ago lost their power to sting.  The Left has overused this and other terms for so long that the words have lost much of their power,  though politicians tend to crawl under their desks when they are being bandied about.  Stop hiding,  stop apologizing, start hitting back.  Baltimore provides you with excellent rejoinders —  it has 30,000 employees costing about $2 billion.  It can have four Confederate statues removed overnight,  but it can’t get the streets clean.  It has received over a billion dollars of assistance in the last few years,  yet can account for little of it,  and none of it reached the citizens.

 

 

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August 7, 2019 at 3:29 pm

Shoelace noose…

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Only at a place as loony liberal as Michigan State University could an ordinary packaged shoelace  be mistaken  for a noose.   It takes a special sort of stupidity to be so over-sensitive to perceived racism that you could for even an instant believe that an item meant to keep your shoes on your feet is a racist symbol.

There is also insanity afoot at a public school in Baltimore,  where no one can apparently  discern between  a pumpkin spice air freshener and a burned-out light bulb.

 

 

 

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October 6, 2017 at 4:54 pm

It’s about time…

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Baltimore businesses are  finally suing  most of the city of Baltimore, including former mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and the police department for letting the Freddie Gray rioters destroy their properties.

Baltimore is run by black progressives,  who do not look with favor upon the Second Amendment since they much prefer subjects to citizens.   Quick,  name a city run by black progressives to which ordinary citizens are flocking because it’s a great place to live and work….

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June 24, 2017 at 3:15 pm

Is it…

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…just me,  or is the Daily Mail  story insanely  politically correct for failing to mention the robber’s clothing and choice of headgear?   Baltimore has for years been a wretched place to live for decent folk,  courtesy of the liberals and progressives who have run it into the ground.   This is just a further demonstration of how little Democratic politicians care about their constituents.

 

 

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June 8, 2017 at 11:56 am

If I were…

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…a Baltimore cop,  this would  absolutely infuriate me.

 

 

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July 30, 2016 at 11:51 pm

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Unleash chaos…

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Baltimore has been a troubled city for quite some time.   “While we tried to make sure that they were protected from the cars and the other things that were going on,” the current mayor said of the protesters.   “We also gave those  who wished to destroy  space to do that as well.   And we work very hard to keep that balance and to put ourselves in the best position to de-escalate,  and that’s what you saw.”

Those are the words of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, which the gangs and agitators have taken to mean absolute license for them to do as they please,  and they please to rampage and destroy.  She is trying to  walk back  the comment,  but seems quite unaware that she has opened up the city to lawsuits by those with damaged businesses and homes.   98% of the victims of crime in Baltimore are black,  as are the suspects,  as Sheriff David Clark just said on Neil Cavuto’s show.   In Ferguson,  outside agitators caused most of the violence,  but it as only three arrests have been made of non-residents,  it appears locals are mostly to blame.  Because Rawlings-Blake is black,  you  won’t see  the DOJ showing up to run over her and other local elected officials.   The previous mayor was also a black woman,  who had little success dealing with poverty and crime.   The mayor before that was one Martin O’Malley,  who went on to become governor of Maryland,  and is currently pretending he might challenge Hillary in the Democratic presidential primary.

Back to Her Honor.   She merely took a page out of the book of excuse and appeasement of His Oneness,  who was famously wrong on Henry Louis Gates,  Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown,  and continues to be wrong about Iran,  Russia,  Hamas,  Hezbollah, and most of the universe. Mr. Obama does not believe he has to obey the law,  so why should anyone else?   Calling out police in force after  the destruction is  well under way is a sign of weakness and incompetence.   How can anyone believe it is okay to allow violence and destruction?

Major news media outlets  have failed  to report one of the main leaders of the “splinter group” of Baltimore protesters who turned violent,  Malik Shabazz,  is a notorious racist and the former national chairman of the New Black Panther Party,  identifying him only as  “president of Black Lawyers for Justice.”

Baltimore  already has  eight  injured police,  and there will be more,  even if the  gang threat  isn’t carried out.   The police officers in whose custody Freddie Gray was so grievously injured will be judged.   Meanwhile,  those causing the trouble don’t give a damn about Gray or any of the citizens whose homes and businesses they are destroying.

I haven’t found a separate statement by His Oneness on the late Mr. Gray,  but the White House did announce it  was sending  Broderick Johnson,  chairman of the My Brother’s Keeper Task Force,  and two other aides to the funeral today.   They were unnecessary except to show Obama’s  “concern”,  and we didn’t need Rep. Elijah Cummings’  rant at  the funeral,  either.   Nor does the situation  require Al  Sharpton pouring fuel on the conflagration.

At some point one must ask if chaos is the Democrats’ desired outcome, based on the theory that sufficient pandemonium will so terrify the citizenry that they will agree to any government action,  no matter how egregious,  if promised safety.   It has happened before,  here and abroad,  because progressives have a totalitarian tendency which sticks out its ugly head despite their best efforts to cloak it in caring and demands for justice.   Look for martial law shortly,  since the police are being overwhelmed,  and the governor has signed an executive order calling out the National Guard.

UPDATE:  His Oneness is now  pledging help  for Baltimore after meeting with new Attorney General Loretta Lynch,  who is Eric Holder in a skirt.

 

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April 27, 2015 at 11:52 pm

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