They Have Clearly Lost Their Minds

The Democrats in this country have lost their minds. I am sorry, but it is true. When the terrorist leader that is directly responsible for over 500 American deaths and thousands of American and Coalition forces has been taken off the battlefield, it should be a cause for celebration no matter who the President is who ordered it. It does not matter to most thinking people whether or not there was evidence of “imminent danger” from this vile human being. He has already shown himself to be a war criminal and capable of the cruelest atrocities. His death, unlike most, actually enriched the world rather than detracted from it.

This, in my opinion, is akin to taking out Himmler or Goering or (pick your Nazi) prior to WW II. By the time the statesmen running the world realized Hitler was an “imminent threat” he had already overrun half of Europe with his sights set on the rest. I am not FDR’s biggest fan but he was right about the threat to the world the Nazi’s posed and if he and Churchill had been able to act sooner to contain that threat millions need not have died. It would have been right then and it was right now to take out this piece of filth responsible for so much suffering by so many.

The Iranian regime is a rogue government and its only interest in engaging in the world community is to manipulate it to achieve its own ends. They have no interest in peaceful co-existence with their coreligionists, let alone Israel and the US. It is very telling that the usual voices so ready to condemn any strong actions by the US are conspicuously silent. If even those who do not wish us well and who are not our allies recognize that this cancer on humanity had to be excised, then why don’t Democrats.

There were a few days of “mourning” where students and others were forced onto the streets by the government to express “sorrow” over the death of this monster. The American Press ate it up, some particularly idiotic commentators comparing the this outpouring of feigned grief to that expressed in this country for Elvis or in Great Britain for Princess Dianna. Such utter nonsense would end the careers of these talking heads in any sane society, but as I have already stated these people have lost their minds.

In the middle of all this, the Iranian Military shot down a Ukrainian passenger jet, killing every one on board. First they tried to cover it up, then attempted to blame it on their reaction to “American adventurism” in the region. The American press lapdogs dutifully ate it up, of course, but then something happened that changed the narrative.

Iranians flooded to the streets once again, this time without coercion. Instead of chanting “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” they were calling for the heads of the leaders of their own government. Rather than trampling on and burning American and Israeli flags they were purposely avoiding walking on those flags painted on the street for that very purpose in 1979. Rather than weeping over the assassination of the “Great Hero” Gen. Qassem Soleimani, they were tearing down posters of him and burning them in the streets.

And as of this morning, still not a word of support for these demonstrators from the Democrats. These demonstrators are clearly heroes, risking their lives and the well being of their families to oppose this despotic regime. The silence from Democratic lawmakers and candidates for the Presidency is just stunning. Hopefully there will be a joint resolution in Congress voicing support for these brave souls and it would send a clear and unambiguous message to the mullahs if that resolution passed unanimously. I pray the Democrats and Republican can come together in a bipartisan declaration that above all, we stand with those who defend freedom.

The “Debate”

To begin with, I did not watch. From what I’ve seen in the morning shows on CBS and FOX News there was nothing new other than Castro’s announcement that he was going to start buying votes. He is not content with the usual Democratic method of promising something for nothing with no clue how to pay for it. No, taking a page from the Al Capone school of politics, his campaign is sending cash to people.

I heard this morning that a whole bunch of lawyers have looked at this and declared that it’s all fine and dandy and we know that if the lawyers say it’s okay then it must be so, right? Well then someone will have to explain to the American people just when bribery became legal in the election process because when you strip away the Orwellian Clintonisms and legalistic rhetoric that is all it is – 1930’s Chicago style cash for votes bribery.

WHO’S GOING TO PAY FOR ALL THIS? 

And when will someone in the press seriously pursue the question of how any of these wild giveaway schemes they are all promoting in one guise or another are going to be paid for? Dizzy Lizzy Warren says, “It will be paid for by the people at the very top.” Not to pick on this nit more than the rest of the wits, just how would that work? Even if you could confiscate their entire net worth you would not even come close to funding this utopian dream of yours.

 So where will the funding come from? The same place it always comes from. You and I. What does that mean? Well let’s look at this in terms of a single paycheck. If you currently make 700.00 a week you are probably taking home between 500.00 and 600.00 per week for a forty hour workweek at current tax rates. As the burden of paying for an ever expanding government bureaucracy-because it’s not big enough already-so that all of this can be offered to those who will not work, be prepareto see that paycheck take-home shrink to 350.00 or less.

But hey! At least you will not have a healthcare premium to pay. 

This is not all she’s clueless about but it is a glaring example

Elizabeth Warren’s Green New Deal Scheme Won’t Work

Ariel CohenContributor

Energy

I cover energy, security, Europe, Russia/Eurasia & the Middle East

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) needs a new energy advisor. Late last week the Democratic presidential hopeful tweeted her plan to impose a nationwide ban on hydraulic fracturing and a suspension of all new fossil fuel drilling leases for offshore and public lands. She wants to ax the most promising American energy sectors on her first day in the Oval Office. The proposal may come from a place of valid concern for the Earth’s climate, but it also demonstrates a dangerous ignorance of global energy security and the U.S. economy. The harebrained scheme raises questions about Professor Warren’s fitness to serve as President.

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Wouldn’t it be nice if Democratic Legislators would come back from this six week vacation and actually…oh I don’t know…legislate?

Trump probes rocket to front of Dem agenda, as president dismisses new ethics complaints

House Democrats are accelerating and expanding their Trump-focused investigations as they return from summer recess, as President Trump rejects the latest round of ethics complaints and his allies warn that the ever-multiplying probes could derail the Democrats’ legislative agenda. In the latest major development, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., announced a vote for later this week that will essentially formalize the early stages of impeachment proceedings following weeks of confusion. A committee vote is scheduled for Thursday to set the rules for future hearings in its investigation to determine whether to recommend articles of impeachment against the president.

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Is the Electoral College fair or a scam as @aoc contends?

The genius of the electoral college-and the make-up of the Senate for that matter-is that it helps to prevent a tyranny of a concentrated majority imposing their will on a widely diverse country. With States Rights being increasingly eroded by the tendency to legislate through regulation in Washington, which will likely pick up steam again one President Trump leaves office, it is really the only remaining protection smaller population states have against the tyranny of an elitist class in DC, California and New York inflicting their will, values and opinions on he rest of the country.