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Our socialist mistress…

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Are you aware that both Bernie Sanders and AOC claim to be Democratic Socialists?  If so,  thank you for paying attention to two of the most dangerous Congressional critters in existence.   If you have been watching and listening,  you don’t agree with her that the Democratic Party  is a  center-conservative party.

Here are  some things  Bernie believes.   Note that he doesn’t appear to grasp that the government itself depends on the monies it takes by force from individuals.   It has little ability to generate income.  Where do you imagine the federal government will get the money it needs for free college education for all?   Not a small point to ponder…

What’s the difference between socialism and democratic socialism?  That depends entirely on who answers the question.   It also requires a total willingness to lie, together with a lack of common sense and little knowledge.  Sanders and AOC certainly exemplify the adherents of one of the more poisonous isms.   Both like the plan because they believe they will be in charge and will therefore be unstoppable.   Large and in charge,  I think the saying goes.  Like Antifa, they are the opposite of what they claim to be.   They operate under very similar principles.

But I am indebted to AOC for warning the public just how far left she is and that she and her colleagues have no desire to help ordinary Americans.

UPDATE:  And AOC  proved it  at a rally yesterday, because if you have power, you will control money.

 

 

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January 21, 2020 at 1:11 pm

Here’s the response…

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If you were wondering what the White House response to impeachment would be,  wonder no more.   The response was delivered before the 5:00 PM deadline yesterday,  calling for the rejection of both articles.

As for the actual Senate process,  I expect the Democrats will attempt to turn it into a Kavanaugh-style pool of chaos and confusion.   I am betting they will only partially succeed and will quickly take to using the press to get their lies out, since the Speaker has already begun that,  having grinned like a Cheshire cat and  fist-bumped  Bill Maher when she appeared on his show.   Has she forgotten her   own warnings  to her caucus to appear solemn and her claiming that impeachment was such a sad occasion?   Apparently so,  but I predict her grin won’t be on display much this coming week.

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January 19, 2020 at 8:20 pm

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Ricky Gervais punches out…

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Golden Globe host Ricky Gervais  called out  the assembled Hollywood glitterati for their relationship to large corporations like Apple, Amazon and Disney.   He mentioned some stars by name and listed their various hypocrisies,  and in general played his role as an author of controversy quite well.  There is something quite delicious about arrogant elites being slammed to the red carpet with brutal efficiency.  Bear in mind that Gervais is no conservative.  He is firmly on the left,  but he defends  free speech  and happy to poke bears in whatever den they hang out in.   He told them true,  but Hollywood likes lecturing we non-beautiful people,  so they  didn’t listen  to his warnings.

 

 

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January 9, 2020 at 2:06 pm

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The real problem…

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According to Gallup polling,  27% of us say government is America’s most important problem.   What rock are the rest of us sleeping under?   Review  the chart  to see what the rankings were over the last 19 years,  then go educate your family and friends.   Wake up,  America!

 

 

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January 3, 2020 at 1:26 pm

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Don Imus, R.I.P.

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Don Imus made fame and fortune with his mouth,  and that same mouth cost him much of it.  He had little filter between what he thought and what he said.   It made for interesting radio listening,  but sometimes disaster.   I was an occasional listener and found him entertaining,  but can’t claim to have been a faithful fan.   He was very intelligent, and by all accounts a loyal friend,  but he clearly  enjoyed courting  controversy.  He was a shock jock before Howard Stern was a twinkle in this father’s eye.  Most of all,  he was sort of crazy and a complete originalist.

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December 28, 2019 at 1:56 pm

Conversations…

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In response to Bernie Sanders issuing a  ‘Family Persuasion Guide’ so  his supporters  can ruin their family Christmas dinners,  the Trump campaign has issued  a set of  tips on  “How to Win an Argument with Your Liberal Relatives”.   The President is trolling Bernie and all the other Democratic candidates and being both clever and amusing in the process.

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December 24, 2019 at 11:57 pm

Collins fires up the House…

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Rep. Doug Collins earned a standing ovation for  this rousing  speech before the impeachment vote.   He earned the applause and shredded the Democrats and the Speaker in the process.   More,  please…

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December 22, 2019 at 1:23 pm

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