What Happens if Trump Loses in November? The “Great Reset”

How would you respond if I asked you, “Is your world one of questions without answers, fear without peace, anger without resolution, and unknowns with no way to know them?” If I asked that to most Americans today, they’d nod their heads in affirmation. I know I feel that way. What’s strangest of all is beginning in January of 2017, all such difficulties disappeared for most of us. Why? Because newly inaugurated President Donald Trump had begun fixing multiple things in the U.S. at once that we didn’t even know were broken. And even with the roadblocks he faced, he was successful at turning around the economy in dramatic fashion, reduced unemployment, and subsequently increased employments to levels never before seen. Additionally, he brought trillions of dollars of manufacturing back to the U.S., supervised the U.S. becoming energy independent and Earth’s largest producer of oil and gas, passed a comprehensive criminal reform bill, and gave Americans individually and even companies tremendous tax cuts. All of this while watching federal revenues climb to unheard-of levels in just three years!

Things were pretty darn good: until February of 2020. (They were good even in spite of his impeachment by the House)

Enter Coronavirus. And the slide down the tunnel of “Uh-Oh” began. And we haven’t stopped sliding as of the end of June.

But, never worry. The likes of John Kerry and Al Gore have a plan to fix everything: Global Warming, Coronavirus, national debt, cultural and religious differences, wrapped in a contrived economy that we in the U.S. will find it to no longer be our concern. I forgot: while we’re doing all that, we’ve got to ante-up a to global government the trillions of dollars necessary to prop-up this pipe dream.

What? You haven’t heard about the “Great Reset?” Although you are probably not familiar with it, it could be well on its way, if the World Economic Forum (WEF) and a bunch of other powerful global organizations have their way. Trust me, the Great Reset is gaining traction faster than a middle-school fashion fad—and this is not a good thing.

In case you don’t care to take my word for it, allow me to introduce the architect of the Great Reset: World Economic Forum founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab. “A Great Reset is necessary to build a new social contract that honors the dignity of every human being,” Schwab recently announced.

Yes, Schwab wants out with the old social contract, and in with the new. But, what would Schwab’s new social contract look like?

According to Schwab, “The global health crisis has laid bare the unsustainability of our old system in terms of social cohesion, the lack of equal opportunities and inclusiveness. Nor can we turn our backs on the evils of racism and discrimination. We need to build into this new social contract our intergenerational responsibility to ensure that we live up to the expectations of young people.” What the heck does any of this mean?

As if his description there wasn’t enough to make you do a double-take, consider this statement from Schwab, “This global pandemic has also demonstrated again how interconnected we are. We have to restore a functioning system of smart global cooperation structured to address the challenges of the next 50 years. The Great Reset will require us to integrate all stakeholders of global society into a community of common interest, purpose, and action.”

I don’t know about you, but when I hear phrases like “integrate all stakeholders of global society into a community of common interest, purpose, and action” my internal alarm bells ring louder than Big Ben.

In reality, the “Great Reset” is just another attempt at a global government. And a global government is a farce. There are 195 sovereign countries in the world. It is laughable, not believable, to expect that 195 countries, accounting for more than seven billion people, would ever agree to a Great Reset.

The world is full of nations with vastly different cultures, political philosophies, and social-economic systems. Have we not learned over the past few centuries that these countries would rather govern themselves than be under the thumb of a faraway, big, unresponsive dragon of a government? Have we not learned that local government, which is closest to the people, and most responsive to their needs and unique circumstances, is vastly superior to a far-off, out-of-touch, bloated worldwide governing body?

The Great Reset, if ever enacted, would turn back the clock to the pre-Enlightenment era; to a time when individual freedom was more a wish than reality and elites like Klaus Schwab were unquestioned. The Enlightenment changed the world for the better. The “Great Reset” would set the world back centuries and thus should be resisted at all costs.

Understand This…

None of the noise during this year that turned into chaos and then morphed into an impeachment, a pandemic, and now social and racial protests and riots was accidental. “Oh, Dan. That’s just another conspiracy theory!” Rethink that, folks. There are too many moving pieces that have been craftily placed in their appropriate places at the exact time necessary to keep the fires of destruction burning brightly for this to be just “another strange coincidence.” If something looks too real to be unreal, you can always bet it’s real. And this is real.

The idea of a global government has been the dream of a group of world elitist individuals and governments for centuries. Their thought in hypothesizing this has always been, “With just one government, one economy, one set of laws and rules, the World would move smoother, simpler, quicker than it ever will with 195 different countries, people, and governments each trying to function all by themselves. One entity is the best solution for every ill for every person on Earth!” Of course, all who believe that think they are the individual and the group that is best suited to operate such a government.

In the U.S., we heard the whispers before Obama’s election that he was the globalist that would be anointed to lead such a transition to a globalist society. His pandering to the big names in Europe and the Middle East was a clue something like that was being planned. Then, John Kerry and Al Gore jumped onto the bandwagon and became Obama’s messengers to the Rothschilds of France and Switzerland, Prince Charles in the U.K., and the others who get together each January in Davos, Switzerland to plot their path. Their specific plans? One world currency and economy, Climate Change, a single worldwide military, and a globalized education system. Taxation would be from the Top Down and would include all nations. Every aspect of life in America as we know would be obliterated. That would be necessary to make it happen.

Many feel that the massive amount of government debt for every nation would prevent the implementation of such a model. Others think (and I fall into this category) the “closer” to make such a reset would be if “they” — whoever “they” are — would offer each nation the cancellation of their entire national debt if they participate in such a platform of one global government.

Summary

Know this: This coming January, regardless of who is in residence in the White House, global elites by the thousands will board their private jets from every quarter on the Globe to make their way to Davos, Switzerland to drink, brag, and pontificate about all that’s best for the World and who should pull it all together as the leader of such a utopia. They’ve had this same conversation numerous times over several centuries. But the stars have never aligned to facilitate such a radical and necessarily universal transition by so many countries. I cannot imagine even trying to get Xi Jinping of China on the same page as Prince Charles of the U.K., let alone Kim Jong Un with Japan’s President to agree on some type of unified entity for Japan that includes everybody on the Korean Penninsula.

Does this mass of Autocratic globalist wannabees think they could possibly pull this off? They very well might be successful — “If” this one thing happens: it will NEVER occur with Donald Trump at the helm of the United States.

These globalists know that. Why do you think there is such a concerted effort on every front to discredit him, his policies, his considerable achievements for the American people, and his plans for even more significant achievements in a second Trump term?

They MUST remove Donald Trump from office to allow any possible transition to a Globalist structure even to get started.

I won’t waste your time and start naming more names. Just imagine for a moment if something like was happening, who in power in the United States would be the likeliest of individuals who are fighting so hard to remove Donald Trump. Every person that comes to your mind is likely to be a part of it. And there are certainly just as many again who are foaming to dump this President who has done little but rain on their parade. Obama was to lay the groundwork. Hillary was to move it forward in transition. Who was to take the torch from Hillary? We’ll never know because Donald Trump destroyed their grand scheme.

Am I certain of all this? There are few things involving our government, of which I am certain. In this, just as I have poured it out to you, I cannot honestly say I’m certain of every piece of this plan. But what I am certain of is that such a utopian worldwide concept has long been just a dream and that are thousands of very powerful, very wealthy, and very politically connected individuals that certainly feel they can make this a reality.

We lowly plebes will be forced to stand on the sidelines, hope and pray for our nation, and trust God to thwart the evil schemes of these evil people and “Keep America Great.”

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The “Cancel Culture”

It’s become so convoluted, so broad and wide, so misrepresented that most Americans do not understand what Cancel Culture is, what its purposes are, and what is its basis.

Some are quick to respond by saying “The U.S. founders were almost all slave owners. We demand that their evils are erased from history books and they are no longer honored! After all, they committed the most egregious acts any man can force on another: slavery. The fact that a white man would own a black man and that the black man had absolutely no rights at all is the opposite of what Americans have studied in U.S. history for more than 200 years. It’s all lies!”

Watching and listening to people who tag themselves as “authorities” on racial rights and wrongs resonates deeply with many folks — those who vaguely remember the horrors in Europe and Asia in World War II where nations ruled by despots portrayed REAL racism on people who were different colors, different cultures, sometimes different languages, and religions. But THOSE tyrants didn’t just tear down statues selectively chosen by a few as being eligible for cancellation, they slaughtered people with whom they disagreed: men, women, and children. More than six million Jews were shot, burned to death, gassed, or starved. All of those happened in places scattered throughout Europe.

Do American minorities have some unilateral right to destroy the history of the racial injustices, not only injustices around us today, but injustices from every part of America’s history? Does that even make sense?

Before we go any further, one African American man became so enraged at today’s “Cancel Culture” he boiled over. Listen to his words describing his thoughts and feelings:

For What and Whom IS History?

The subject in college that I hated most was American history — not because it wasn’t important and not because I didn’t enjoy learning the details about our nation, but because every professor I had in four different American history courses concentrated almost solely on specific dates! Their exams were not about the history of which we learned, it was as if they wanted to trip us up for not remembering exact dates. Maybe the exact dates are not so important. But the context of time and life in the U.S. at those specific times IS critical to our understanding.

When my children went through the same dilemma, their much older Dad explained that I felt the exact same way when I was in college. What was different from the way my professors explained was this: I told our children that every important American history event never happened in a vacuum. Life around each event was far more important to understand than just each historical event by itself.

We all live in context. Our laws are made in the context of the day. What was meaningless in 1965 may be critical to address in a law today. What today prompts a law probably would have been insignificant and certainly not important in 1965.

History is to give us all not only a few details of a few events from our past. It is to give us the understanding of how and what initiated those historical acts, learning the details of those acts themselves, and putting them each in historical context as was applicable when each occurred and then to compare each with today’s America.

The Holocaust

Not only the Jewish people, but people from every ethnicity, nationality, and culture have at least heard of the Holocaust. The Holocaust did NOT occur in a vacuum either. It was not initiated by one or two events but from a generation of elitism in Germany that included gross racism against Jews by German nationals. I don’t want to be cold or harsh in saying this, but today’s cries by the Leftist media and many political activists of systemic racism are totally wrong. Germany in the late 1930s and early 1940s WAS systemically racist. What’s the difference?

The government of  Nazi Germany fanned the fires of racism with laws, policies, regulations, and even social structure to continually fan the fires of racism among the people. But then Hitler’s government became aggressive actions to target not just a few Jews embedded among the German people but to force Jews out of their homes, jobs, and even neighborhoods to segregate Jews to keep them separate from Germans.

The “Final Solution” — or the plan to rid Germany of Jews — began with the Wannsee Conference.

In 1942, a group of high-ranking Nazi officials meet and calmly discuss the logistics of the “Final Solution,” the elimination of Jews from Germany. Along with notorious figures such as Adolf Eichmann (Gerd Böckmann), a number of lesser-known officers like Reinhard Heydrich (Dietrich Mattausch) debate plans of whether to reform the Jews, ship them elsewhere or simply end their lives. The actual minutes of the meeting were taken from each attendee to be destroyed. But, years later, it was discovered that one attendee kept the notes. From those notes came the movie that told the entire story of the planned extermination of six million Jews to rid Germany of them entirely. That movie, Conspiracy, is available today and can be viewed at several online streaming services. (I highly recommend it to all who want the REAL version of Germany’s World War II)

Erase History?

One can destroy some of the representations of historical events. That’s what horrifies most Americans watching evening news today. Statues, monuments, even buildings, many of which have been in existence for 200 years are being defaced and destroyed by “Cancel Culture’s” minions. Why? It’s foolish for one to believe history can be erased. It’s crazy to want to do that!

If any culture in modern history has a right to remove reminders of their history, it is the Jewish people. Their eradication by Nazis was as horrible and insidious as any other in World history. And Jews cringe even at the thought of anyone trying to erase that history. Why?

Remember: no historical event exists without context. The details of the context along with the historical events themselves are the greatest tools for building a future without repeating those horrors from the past.

Dachau was a Nazi concentration camp opened in March 1933, which was initially intended to hold political prisoners. It is located on the grounds of an abandoned munitions factory northeast of the medieval town of Dachau, about 16 km northwest of Munich in the state of Bavaria, in southern Germany. When the Allied forces invaded Dachau and saw the inhumanity of the slaughters of an estimated one million Jews there, every citizen — man, woman, and child — of that small town were forced to go to the concentration camp to view the remains of tens of thousands of Jews that died in the gas chambers. The bodies those people from Dachau Village were forced to see were just those that had not yet been incinerated in the ovens at that camp.

Why would our European allies force that on those German villagers? They knew that unless German civilians were witness to the travesties of the German army, no one would believe those stories.

That is history. Jews nor Germans would EVER think about destroying Dachau. In fact, it remains to this day in the exact same form in which it existed the day those Germans were forced to go view the carnage. Why would they leave it in place all these years? It was so horrible, one would think (like many today in the U.S.), “We want it gone! It illustrates some of the lowest depravity of man. Why would we even think about keeping it?”

Simple Answer: To keep historical events that when described in their context would keep generation after generation of Germans from ever thinking, “Nothing like that could ever happen here.” The context in which the horrors against the Jews were created is exactly what needs to be branded on the minds of every German from every future generation after World War II in perpetuity.

I’ve been to Dachau!

Its horrors are forever in my memory. I walked through the large room where Germans tricked prisoners by telling them they were going to get a shower. When they all entered that room, (about 200 at a time) the doors were closed and locked and the gas was turned on. It took about five minutes for them all to die.

After about ten minutes, the doors were opened, and German soldiers began to haul their bodies and stack them in the adjacent large room where three massive ovens stood ready to welcome tens of thousands of lifeless innocent Jews for their cremation.

Those ovens are forever stamped in my memory. And with those memories and the context of their creation, no one can ever convince me “That was horrendous! We need to destroy that Concentration Camp!” German people never thought their leaders would allow such devastation.

By the way, all German concentration camps from WW II were preserved for history.

What’s Different Here?

NOTHING!

It is not only unconscionable that a large group of Americans choose to destroy representations of the American Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and even the memories of the men and women who led and served in those and other important American events. What is their reasoning for doing so? “To erase the memories of those who instigated the atrocities of those events.”

Doing so is the definition of Lunacy!

There is no doubt slavery was and is a travesty. There is and never has been any justifiable purpose for any human owning another human. But thinking one can do anything to erase historical memories of events — both good AND bad — is actually stupid. Doing so WOULD steal a number of great learning opportunities from every future generation of Americans. And for what purpose?

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My youngest daughter had a Japanese classmate during her freshman year in college. That Japanese girl was horrified the first day in American history where the professor showed an old black and white film of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. That Japanese student actually got up and stormed from the class.

My daughter saw her later that day and asked why she was so upset. That Japanese student shared that ALL World War II history in Japan stated that World War II in the Pacific began when the United States bombed Tokyo! Nothing is Japanese history books even mentioned Pearl Harbor.

Cancel Culture is pure lunacy.

Instead, let’s be realistic, understanding that everyone must have the opportunity to see and hear all American history: even the bad. Someone more knowledgable than me once said, “If we don’t learn from our history we are doomed to repeat it.” Sure, there are parts of history I wish were different. But they weren’t different! And those bad things for which most Americans are ashamed they are part of our history, let’s learn from those and make certain none of that ever happens again.

Doesn’t that make better sense than just ignoring the reality of our past? My grandchildren and THEIR grandchildren need to know and understand slavery and its horrors — not to honor the evil, but to learn to never let it creep back into America again.

 

Here’s the Link for the Article: “319 Square Miles”

https://truthnewsnet.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/319-Square-Miles.pdf

Here’s the link to the video/audio played today on TNN Live Regarding the Truth about Today’s America:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBMEMuFW3Fo&fbclid=IwAR0FluBTSfV7TK7uN4dVqSjBxDQVo2pSuUALyt8g1QhvJSG6JlcLzoCkZfQ

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Anarchists and Trump’s Re-election

There are certainly millions of Americans who can relate to the fear, the unknown, and the possibilities expressed in this story. That’s true especially in this current American environment. I don’t know a single person that can put together all of the current social issues we watch play out daily on our national stage. Oh, everybody tries. But, if you’re honest, you’ll admit nobody so far has gotten it right!

This may make your COVID-19 Sunday cup of coffee go down just a little bit smoother. It might even taste better today!

A longtime white friend phoned me to talk him down from the cliff. He is concerned about how the new racial hatred dominating our country will impact his grandkids. For the first time, he and his wife believe they should purchase a gun for home protection. This headline confirms my friend’s instinct to arm himself to protect his family. “BEWARE: The Woke Mob is Targeting You Next, Small-Town America.”

My friend also confided that he is feeling racial resentment he has never felt before. I told him racial hatred and division is exactly what leftists hope to achieve with their Black Lives Matter hysteria.

Mary and I are an interracial couple married for over 40 years. A white millennial family member absurdly believes she is showing respect for me by being a strong advocate for BLM. My response is bending over and grabbing your ankles and kneeling in worship to an anti-American racist hate group disturbs me. I love my country. America is the greatest land of opportunity on the planet for all who choose to pursue their dreams. The BLM movement has nothing, I repeat nothing, to do with empowering blacks. Leftists are exploiting blacks as useful idiots to implement their transformation of America away from the divinely inspired vision of our Founding Fathers.

For decades, public education, Hollywood, Democrats and fake news media have infected youths with a poisonous lie that America is a hellhole of racism and the greatest source of evil on the planet. Our passivity allowed leftists to transform our kids into their social-justice army of anarchists.

What we are experiencing across America is leftists’ frustration over their inability to remove Donald J. Trump from the White House. After a long list of failed schemes to remove him, leftists say, “Screw you, America! We’re cutting to the chase. We’re forcibly transforming your country into a Communist nation by using violence, shaming, white-guilt and unconstitutional decrees. And there’s nothing you can do to stop us!”

Boldly, the co-founder of the BLM Global Network vows to make Trump resign before the November election. Lord knows what violence BLM will unleash upon We the People to force Trump out.

Leftist governors and mayors are tripling down on their absurd overreaching COVID-19 mandates to depress Americans and stop the remarkable comeback of Trump’s unprecedented booming economy.

One of Mary’s favorite stores in Virginia was empty of merchandise. “Are you going out of business?” she asked a clerk. The clerk said, “No.” He explained that upon reopening, customers purchased everything. The store had not restocked its shelves yet. His explanation was in keeping with the 2.5 million new jobs and amazingly swift comeback of our economy.

Maryland mandates that shoppers wear masks. However, stores and shoppers have begun relaxing the absurd decree. With a 98% recovery rate, more and more Americans realize the COVID-19 hysteria was created to shutdown our country to destroy our economy to block Trump’s reelection.

And yet, a middle-aged masked-woman shopper insisted that the store manager order me and other shoppers to wear masks. Probably fearful that the woman would report his business, the manager yelled as I passed him. “Sir, you must wear a mask!” Irrational fear of COVID-19 purposely created by fake news media has citizens ratting to “big brother” on those who disobey draconian mandates.

Only 1 in 6 of the BLM protesters are black, 46% are white.

It doesn’t take a political genius to realize that leftists are exploiting COVID-19 and the rare bad behavior of a cop to bludgeon Americans into surrendering our country over to them.

Quite frankly, these spoiled-brat young anarchists are out of their freaking minds if they think that vets and baby boomers will allow them to transform us into a Communist nation. We baby boomers and our parents sacrificed, suffered, and died to gift our kids a wonderful life. They are spitting in our faces, calling us racist and seeking to destroy everything we hold dear.

Far too many modern parents want to be friends with their children rather than parents. Their kids come home from school with their heads filled with leftist anti-American and anti-Christian garbage. Instead of opposing the indoctrination, cowardly parents sign on to it.

I watched a detective movie on Amazon. Unable to stomach it, I fast-forwarded past the scene of the detective’s disrespectful 13-year-old daughter scolding him as if he were her peer. The detective’s daughter represents the young white women in our streets angrily screaming their loyalty to BLM. The disrespectful teen-aged daughter appears to be a standard character in far too many movies. Encouraging kids to disrespect and disobey their parents is included in leftists’ agenda.

“Children, obey your parents in the Lord, for this is right. Honor your father and mother that it may go well with you and that you may live long in the land.” (Ephesians 6:1-3)

My stomach turns every time I hear conservatives, Republicans, and Christians say we must create meaningful dialog with the protesters to discuss their grievances. The problem is their grievances are purposely rooted in the lie that my beloved country is a racist hellhole. I refuse to pander to that concept. It’s like saying we are going to discuss how long you have been beating your wife. You reply, “But I don’t beat wife.” They ignore your reply and proceed forward discussing the solution to your bad behavior.

Still, I am confident of two truths. One: God did not allow Trump to survive all the unprecedented attempts to remove him from office to drop him now. Trump will be reelected. However, this does not mean we can sit on our duffs. We must fight like we have never fought before to reelect Trump.

Two: At some point, the American people will no longer tolerate spoiled-brat anarchists wreaking havoc across our great nation. Anarchists will receive the well-deserved spanking of their pampered snowflake lives.

Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American

Here’s What You’re Missing When You Object to the Black Lives Matter Protests

Formerly I genuinely felt I understood (to an extent) what African Americans face on a daily basis. After all, they attended my school, lived in my neighborhood, we shopped at the same stores, and I played high school football and basketball with them. How better to understand their lives than to share their lives with them.

Boy, was I wrong!

It took me years to learn, but I DID learn: there is NO way I could possibly know their lives. I’m not black and never have been.

With the appearance on the U.S. political scene of Black Lives Matter and several other political organizations established by African Americans, it has become perfectly clear just how little I know about the daily challenges people of color face. And they’re NOTHING like I assumed. Wouldn’t it be better to let someone from the African American community that knows those challenges personally tell me and explain to me exactly how activists in these organizations feel and why they are part of them?

We today are foregoing our usual Saturday Bullet Point feature. Instead, we will listen today to an African American woman who gives us the first-hand perspective of being black in America. She also explains what we are missing.

What Have We Missed?

Something’s very wrong with the glaring disconnect between those of us who support the Black Lives Matter protests against police brutality and those who criticize them. And I’m having a hard time grasping how there is such a vast difference in perception.

We’re living in the same country, but some of us are losing our lives, our family members, our loved ones, and our sense of peace and safety to police violence. Others seem to think that those of us being slaughtered are the problem, that the police are doing a fine job.

From where I’m standing as a Black woman, this is terrifying. Because people in my community are reacting to a threat that haunts our lives every day. We’re acting on what we know unequivocally to be true: the law enforcement systems authorized to protect us are using deadly force against us instead.

So if anyone thinks that the protests calling attention to these harrowing conditions are uncalled for, then the facts of the reality I’m witnessing must be missing or mischaracterized. The more people believe in misinformation and criticize the rise of vital voices, the more progress slows in the dismantling of the systems killing us. As progress slows, people die.

Many of you who are against the Black Lives Matter movement, and other anti-police violence protests, like to begin explaining your dissent by saying, “I respect the right to protest, but…” And I want to interrupt you right there.

That respect makes sense – protests over injustice in the United States are nothing new. Without them, there would be no United States of America. We hail the dissidents of the American Revolution as our nation’s founding heroes, celebrate them every 4th of July, document and applaud their uprising in our history books.

What our history lessons fail to mention is the fact that for people of color, surviving in this country has required fighting against oppression, every day of our lives – through the colonization of Indigenous lands, slavery, Jim Crow, the mass incarceration of Black and Latina folks, and more – not just during Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech.

These battles are an undeniable part of our legacy and something that must continue in order to shake off the lasting impact of centuries of oppression. We continue to fight for safe housing, employment, positive representation, and more of the basic needs required to live with dignity.

The marches taking place today, in response to police brutality and under the banner of Black Lives Matter, may have a new slogan, but they’re addressing the same root causes of injustice that have plagued our nation since its beginning.

The struggle for so many of our dissenters may be that this energy, this commitment to something better, this unrest, this determination to speak up and out is new to many of us alive today. These protests are establishing a cultural precedent we’re not used to.

Not long ago, I wouldn’t have even heard the names of many unarmed Black people killed by police. Now, when a name like Eric Garner or Freddie Gray reaches the media, I hear their names repeated, see them written on banners, watch them move down city streets, and up to freeway exits.

It’s no longer business as usual as far as police brutality is concerned.

In spite of the alarming need to disrupt this violent system, some see this disruption as a bad thing. There are many common complaints about the Black Lives Matter protests, and Nick Wing has translated them into the discompassionate dismissals they sound like to those of us who care about this movement.

The protests will continue, and as such, I’m sure the objections will keep coming up, too. So before the next demonstration halts traffic and ruffles feathers, let’s look at what people are missing when they voice these objections.

  1. You say: “These protests are just disrupting people’s lives. They’re not doing anything to help the cause.”

You cite moments like freeway shutdowns and Black Brunch, to say that these protests are pointless at best, and destructive at worst.

Here’s what you’re missing.

Our lives are already disrupted. To you, an uninterrupted commute home from work may feel like everything is all good and peaceful.

But at that moment, as you head home, someone is grieving for their child who didn’t attend work or school that day because they were killed by police. Someone is fearing for their life because a law enforcement officer has profiled and stopped them. Someone in need of protection is more afraid of police than of the person they need protection from.

This issue needs immediate attention. We’re losing our lives.

Helping people wake up to that reality is part of the whole point of civil disobedience, a tactic used to call for justice when we’re facing unjust systems that hold far more power than a carefully worded letter could ever challenge.

Disrupting business, as usual, is part of the point, too. Because allowing a business to continue as usual means maintaining the status quo that’s killing us.

  1. You say: “I support peaceful protests, but the rioting is too much.”

You look at the “looting,” the destruction, the rage, and you think about how, regardless of the cause, creating that damage is wrong.

Here’s what you’re missing.

We’re angry. There’s no reason to apologize for that.

Michael Brown’s family shouldn’t be obligated to temper their rage over the loss of their son’s life. People who live in communities struck by the fear of law enforcement shouldn’t be expected to find a polite way to bring their concerns to the very people responsible for upholding the lethal institutions they fear. Protesters shouldn’t have to apologize for taking to the streets when their concerns go unheard in the courts.

As for the destruction of property, I shouldn’t have to say this, but it doesn’t compare to the value of our lives.

I do understand the concerns about it, and if you’re looking for a reiteration that protesters don’t condone the damage, you can find it repeated many times. There are plenty of people doing the work of distancing the protests from unlawful behavior.

Perhaps the same strong feelings were the catalyst for both peaceful protests and unlawful behavior, and for that reason, you have a hard time separating the two. You can’t be blamed if the media chooses to frame the events that way, to simply show you images of “riots” without a full analysis of why they’re unfolding as they are, in frustrated communities plagued by poverty and dehumanizing experiences of racial profiling.

But you can look beyond the mainstream media narrative to consider what it’s missing.

It’s true that destructive behavior can come out of strong feelings. For other examples, see emotional responses to sports events.

So when 10,000 people march peacefully in Baltimore and the media focuses on “riots,” while white people can get a pass for rioting over pumpkins, we can see that the focus on unlawful acts is a distraction from the very real need for change.

  1. You say: “Protesters should go through the appropriate channels if they want to change something.”

Why take to the streets, instead of going to City Hall or the voting booth?

Here’s what you’re missing.

Do you know that the whole system of government that’s supposed to represent us, look out for our needs, and create and enforce laws to protect us? Yeah, that’s the very system that’s causing our problems.

These protests are a reaction to the fact that those so-called “appropriate channels” don’t look out for us – in fact, they cause us harm every day.

After all, who are you supposed to call in the case of violence against yourself or your loved ones? The police. And if the police are the ones committing violence against you? Far too many go without seeing justice when that’s the case.

The shooting of Walter Scott was a chilling example of what it means to rely on law enforcement systems to uphold justice. Consider the accounts of his killing that came out before and after a videotape emerged of police officer Michael Slager shooting him in the back as he fled. The vast difference between the two accounts should be enough to make us all question what really happened each time the word of a police officer was weighed against the silence of someone they killed.

So while we march under banners of justice for the lives we mourn, we would have no hope for change if we fought for one victim at a time. Instead, we’re both grieving for the victims and calling attention to the need to address the root causes of the violence that’s taken away their lives.

That kind of change can’t come quietly.

  1. You say: “Protesters are fighting for the wrong victims.”

You wonder why they don’t protest over “Black-on-Black crime,” or consider that some of the people they’re sticking up for are “criminals” or “thugs.”

Here’s what you’re missing.

Violent crimes among African-Americans are no different from violent crimes in groups of other races the majority of victims and offenders of violent crimes are of the same racial background or they know each other.

As Elon James pointed out, so-called “Black-on-Black crime” is already being addressed in our communities, so the narrative that Black people aren’t concerned about it is a false one, and a deflection from the issue of police violence.

The fact is that police brutality is a vastly different issue. Police officers are sworn to protect us, and if they’re incapable of doing that without killing us – or they’re more likely to kill people of color when they do – that’s a huge problem.

It’s still a problem even if the media can find a mug shot of the victim to show when they discuss their murder. It’s still a problem even if the person killed is someone who is described by the New York Times, as Michael Brown was, as “no angel.”

Of course, many of us are less likely to notice it’s a problem if that’s the case. What’s going to evoke more empathy: a story about someone who’s struggled through the devastating effects of poverty their entire life, only to be profiled as a bad person for the way he looks and criminalized for the desperate measures he takes to survive, then ruthlessly gunned down and demonized even after his death? Or the one about a subhuman “thug” whose own actions led to his murder?

Without empathy and compassion for the victims, we allow these lethal systems to continue to kill.

The truth is that it wouldn’t matter if Michael Brown was some kind of angel. If you’re looking for a purely innocent victim, look at Aiyana Stanley-Jones, the 7-year-old girl who was sleeping on a couch when police entered the wrong house and shot her in the head. Joseph Weekley, the police officer who killed her, had all charges against him dismissed.

If we stand up only for the “perfect victim,” we may still never see justice. And we will still be vulnerable to getting caught in a perfectly human moment in which we’re the ones in a crowd of “loud” people, as Rekia Boyd was, or wearing sagging pants like Ervin Leon Edwards was, or fleeing for our lives, and our violent death will be said to be justified.

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Business as usual looks like uninterrupted brunches, commutes, and murder. Please excuse the inconvenience as we fight to stay alive.

by Maisha Z. Johnson

What is “Black Lives Matter?”

Everyone has heard of the organization. And most everyone has heard about three or four different renditions of exactly what members and followers of the movement believe the organization believes politically, economically, and socially.

I suggest everyone who follows TruthNewsNetwork pays close attention to this story today. It’s about time we all stoke our minds with facts. The truth never hurts and certainly feeds our abilities to understand and therefore make educated decisions about things that happen around us. And, believe me, there are far too many versions of the definition of Black Lives Matter (BLM) to lead people into the truths of its purposes.

For a basic understanding of its principles, we turned to their very own writings. What follows are just two sections describing and explaining in detail the purposes for BLM and its goals and objectives.

Four years ago, what is now known as the Black Lives Matter Global Network began to organize. It started as a chapter-based, member-led organization whose mission was to build local power and to intervene when violence was inflicted on Black communities by the state and vigilantes.

In the years since, we’ve committed to struggling together and to imagining and creating a world free of anti-Blackness, where every Black person has the social, economic, and political power to thrive.

BLM began as a call to action in response to state-sanctioned violence and anti-Black racism. Our intention from the very beginning was to connect Black people from all over the world who have a shared desire for justice to act together in their communities. The impetus for that commitment was, and still is, the rampant and deliberate violence inflicted on us by the state.

Enraged by the death of Trayvon Martin and the subsequent acquittal of his killer, George Zimmerman, and inspired by the 31-day takeover of the Florida State Capitol by POWER U and the Dream Defenders, we took to the streets. A year later, we set out together on the Black Lives Matter Freedom Ride to Ferguson, in search of justice for Mike Brown and all of those who have been torn apart by state-sanctioned violence and anti-Black racism. Forever changed, we returned home and began building the infrastructure for the Black Lives Matter Global Network, which, even in its infancy, has become a political home for many.

Ferguson helped to catalyze a movement to which we’ve all helped give life. Organizers who call this network home have ousted anti-Black politicians, won critical legislation to benefit Black lives, and changed the terms of the debate on Blackness around the world. Through movement and relationship building, we have also helped catalyze other movements and shifted culture with an eye toward the dangerous impacts of anti-Blackness.

These are the results of our collective efforts.

The Black Lives Matter Global Network is as powerful as it is because of our membership, our partners, our supporters, our staff, and you. Our continued commitment to liberation for all Black people means we are continuing the work of our ancestors and fighting for our collective freedom because it is our duty.

  • Every day, we recommit to healing ourselves and each other and to co-creating alongside comrades, allies, and family, a culture where each person feels seen, heard, and supported.
  • We acknowledge, respect, and celebrate differences and commonalities.
  •  We work vigorously for freedom and justice for Black people and, by extension, all people.
  • We intentionally build and nurture a beloved community that is bonded together through a beautiful struggle that is restorative, not depleting.
  • We are unapologetically Black in our positioning. In affirming that Black Lives Matter, we need not qualify our position. To love and desire freedom and justice for ourselves is a prerequisite for wanting the same for others.
  • We see ourselves as part of the global Black family, and we are aware of the different ways we are impacted or privileged as Black people who exist in different parts of the world.
  • We are guided by the fact that all Black lives matter, regardless of actual or perceived sexual identity, gender identity, gender expression, economic status, ability, disability, religious beliefs or disbeliefs, immigration status, or location.
  • We make space for transgender brothers and sisters to participate and lead.
  • We are self-reflexive and do the work required to dismantle cisgender privilege and uplift Black trans folk, especially Black trans women who continue to be disproportionately impacted by trans-antagonistic violence.
  • We build a space that affirms Black women and is free from sexism, misogyny, and environments in which men are centered.
  • We practice empathy. We engage comrades with the intent to learn about and connect with their contexts.
  • We make our spaces family-friendly and enable parents to fully participate with their children. We dismantle the patriarchal practice that requires mothers to work “double shifts” so that they can mother in private even as they participate in public justice work.
  • We disrupt the Western-prescribed nuclear family structure requirement by supporting each other as extended families and “villages” that collectively care for one another, especially our children, to the degree that mothers, parents, and children are comfortable.
  • We foster a queer‐affirming network. When we gather, we do so with the intention of freeing ourselves from the tight grip of heteronormative thinking, or rather, the belief that all in the world are heterosexual (unless s/he or they disclose otherwise).
  • We cultivate an intergenerational and communal network free from ageism. We believe that all people, regardless of age, show up with the capacity to lead and learn.
  • We embody and practice justice, liberation, and peace in our engagements with one another.

What Do BLM Members Believe and Support?

Our program is rooted in the experience of the working class and the oppressed. Genuine Marxism and internationalism will speak to the far-thinking elements in the movement. We must aim to win the best and brightest of the movement to our ranks. We have advanced demands for community control of the police and economic justice, for guaranteed quality jobs with a $15 an hour minimum wage. Issues around education, housing, prisons, the death penalty, the environment, women’s rights, and immigrant rights will also be a powerful way to broaden the movement out to the wider layers of the working class and poor.

The movement today is led by the youth of color, and socialists must continue to encourage that development while still actively engaging in the battle of ideas to take the struggle forward. Marxists advance the need for working-class unity that is multi-racial, democratic, accountable, and politicized, learning the lessons of the historic radical black freedom movement.

The BLM movement opens a new powerful chapter. The previous radical black freedom movement always had powerful anti-capitalist, socialist, and internationalist currents. Today black and Latino youth are increasingly open to the ideas of socialism and Marxism. Let’s engage this movement with confidence, armed with our ideas and the lessons of history. The struggle of the multiracial working class for socialist change is the beginning of overcoming racial division. Overthrowing capitalism cannot end all aspects of racism overnight, but it can do away with the exploitation that lays the basis for class society’s divide-and-rule approach. There is no other road. Black liberation can only be won through the socialist transformation of society.

Marxism and the Fight for Black Freedom

The oppression of black people has been a fundamental part of capitalism in North America since its inception. Along with nationalism, racial division has historically been the key ideological tool used by the ruling class to prevent the emergence of a powerful united working-class movement that could challenge its rule. Racism and the super-exploitation of the black population have also been the source of massive profits for the ruling class. But while this has remained a constant, the form of black oppression has changed enormously from the slave system to sharecropping under Jim Crow to the integration of a large section of the black population in industrial production starting in World War I and the mass migration of black people to the Northern cities in the 1930s.

The fight for black freedom has gone through a corresponding series of phases from slave rebellions to the abolitionist movement to the struggle of black workers alongside white workers to build industrial unions in the 1930s and 40s to the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s. The labor movement and socialists have been confronted from the beginning in this country with the strategic task of challenging racism as part of mobilizing working people in their class interests.

Karl Marx famously said that “Labor in the white skin can never free itself as long as labor in the black skin is branded.” Marx and his comrades in the International Workingmen’s Association (commonly known as the “First International”) saw the war to end the slave system as a revolutionary event of world-historic significance. Early American followers of Marx and other radical immigrants were active in the abolitionist movement and fought for the North. The most prominent of them, Joseph Weydemeyer, became a general in the Union army.

Summary

Of late we have seen and heard interviews with several of the co-founders of BLM. While their actions on the streets in recent days speak for themselves, trying to ascertain the purposes of BLM’s actions during demonstrations that often get out of hand have been vague and almost all misunderstood. There are several things that are certain, though:

  • According to two of their co-founders, Marxism is a fundamental of the mindset for what BLM is and sets, in many cases, n which the purpose of their various operations are based. Marxism is a totalitarian social and governmental structure in which the People control every aspect of governing. It’s a utopia that has yet to be seen in the form that people are promised will result from this ideology. Nowhere on Earth has Marxism ever existed in that bottom-up structure.
  • Economic Socialism is a fundamental demanded by BLM. For that structure to ever be realized in the U.S. will require the overthrow of every part of Capitalism. Though many (Like former Presidential candidate and current Senator Bernie Sanders) disguise the reality of true Socialism selling the idea of it as “Democratic” Socialism, it has nowhere in history achieved even marginal success.
  • Many BLM followers envision the U.S. as a nation in which people of color assume systemic control of every aspect of life: government, economic, and social. Their vision to achieve that goal is to take from White America all control (either real or perceived) held by white elites.
  • Total reform of criminal law, prisons, and the abolishment of the death penalty.

Black Lives Matter maintains an active website with reams of detailed historical and foundation information. If you take a look you’ll see a plethora of ideas of governing that really are mostly non-specific in structure but each adheres closely to the Marxist/Socialist mantra. The one consistency throughout the pages of explanation of the organization is this: people of color in the U.S. not only are repressed at the hands of the white privileged, but are committed to a top-down restructuring of every law, regulation, principle, and existing institutions of education. Throughout the writings of various leaders, there’s a common demand for a $15 minimum wage for laborers.

I caution every person reading this story to NOT dismiss BLM as nothing but a radical group with a racial cause. It is far more than that. BLM has the permanent objective of the destruction of most of the principles of the United States and replacing those with new rules and regulations that (they say) will tilt the control of the nation away from racist and privileged white Americans to people of color.

I believe they are serious AND committed. And this movement is far from a group of social justice wishers. I suggest we all research and listen. They have a large list of valid issues with life in the nation that was NOT created and have NOT been operated for the benefit of African Americans and other people of color. They point at the capitalistic system and even members of the Democratic Party (and certainly the Republican Party) as the people and organizations that must be shattered for BLM to last and succeed.

Rep. Jerrold Nadler’s Judiciary Committee Hearing was Nothing but a Circus

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday held an oversight hearing focusing on Attorney General William Barr’s decisions as head of the Department of Justice. As part of the proceedings, the committee heard testimony from two DOJ officials: Aaron Zelinsky, a federal prosecutor at the US attorney’s office in Baltimore, and John Elias, a senior official in the department’s antitrust division.

Zelinsky worked on the special counsel Robert Mueller’s team during the FBI’s investigation into Russian interference in the US election, and he testified Wednesday that senior DOJ officials improperly interfered in the sentencing recommendation for the former longtime Republican strategist Roger Stone. Specifically, he told lawmakers that DOJ leaders sought a weaker sentence for Stone at Barr’s direction because they were “afraid of the president.”

Elias testified that Barr weaponized the antitrust division to harass marijuana companies because he doesn’t like the cannabis industry.

The committee also heard testimony from two former DOJ officials: former Attorney General Michael Mukasey and former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer. Mukasey was invited to testify by Republicans on the panel.

The witnesses who appeared on Wednesday were asked at one point why they chose to testify. Here’s how Elias and Zelinsky, both of whom are still serving at the Justice Department under Barr, responded:

Elias: “I looked at what was happening, which was unlike anything I had ever seen before, and it didn’t feel like a good faith calling of balls and strikes that I had been used to seeing. And I care very much about the antitrust laws, their evenhanded enforcement, protecting consumers, and also the institution of the antitrust division where I have spent my entire legal career. And when I saw these abuses, I thought that the public should get to know about them. So that’s why I stepped forward.”

Zelinsky: “Because I took an oath to do so.”

Things went downhill from there. Want an example? At one point, Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell excoriated Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan for not wearing a mask during the hearing:

“Let me just remind every member of this committee, and people that are walking into this room, that the guidelines have been set forth by the office of the attendee physician and the house speaker that members need to be wearing masks,” Mucarsel-Powell said. “And the chairman stated earlier, very clearly, that members will not be recognized if they are not wearing masks.”

She then addressed Jordan, saying it was “incredibly disrespectful that you have been sitting here next to the chairman without wearing a mask. You are putting other peoples’ lives and their families in danger.”

Jordan replied by saying that “the unmasking this committee should be concerned about is the unmasking that took place at the end of the Obama administration.”

Jordan was referring to “unmasking,” which is a routine and legal process that the US intelligence community engages in regularly. Republican lawmakers allege that the Obama administration improperly and illegally “unmasked” former national security adviser Michael Flynn’s name in intelligence reports monitoring the communications of then-Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

Rep. Jamie Raskin, one of the most outspoken Democrats on the committee, asked former Deputy Attorney General Donald Ayer about Barr’s unfounded claim that foreign countries would meddle in the 2020 election by mass-producing counterfeit ballots.

Barr has “provided an echo for the president, who has voted himself by mail in New York and in Florida and whose party encourages its members to go out and vote by mail — but he’s echoed the president in saying there’s something wrong with voting by mail, and he’s alleged that voting by mail makes us vulnerable to foreign influence by counterfeit ballots,” Raskin said to Ayer. “Is that an appropriate role for the attorney general of the United States?”

Ayer said: “I think it’s not, and especially it’s not because it appears to be something that there’s absolutely no truth in at all. There are five states that do nothing but vote by mail, and every other state, I think virtually every other state, uses vote by mail somewhat substantially. So the idea that we’re going to throw cold water on the notion that we’re going to vote by mail is just disreputable. And it’s entirely inappropriate. It really isn’t his job anyway. If there were some law-enforcement function, there it might be. But basically he’s just echoing the president.”

Enough of these meaningless allegations tossed about and the screaming match in the House committee hearing room! A bunch of adults acting at best like children and, at worst, a bunch of circus clowns!

What Really Happened in that Hearing?

I’ll give you my two cents:

  • Two DOJ lifetime bureaucrats were enraged when AG Barr instructed their office to reduce the federal sentence handed down in the Roger Stone case. They both resigned over Barr’s order to do so.
  • The reduced sentence was not only a process that happens in at least 40% of federal cases when judges prepare to sentence defendants, their recommended sentence in the case far exceeded punishments meted out in every previous federal case with similar situations.
  • None of this mentions that the Attorney General is overall responsible for the actions of any attorneys that work in the DOJ under him. Obama’s AG Eric Holder frequently intervened in federal sentences as did his replacement, AG Loretta Lynch.
  • What was shocking to me (but should not have been) was that nobody who testified offered any firsthand evidence of any of the evidence of alleged wrongdoing! Why should that NOT surprise me? Because that has been the case in every allegation against President Trump in those impeachment hearings initiated in “Ukraine-Gate!” All-day it was this: “Mr. So-and-so told me that he heard Mr. Boo-Boo talking on the phone to Miss La-La, who said Attorney General Barr coughed when he was reading the recommended charges against Mr. Stone. And  because he coughed, that was a sign that President Trump was mad because Stone was his friend and had promised he’d take care of it all.”

That may sound like a juvenile—explanation for a House Judiciary Committee hearing. But, folks, it was that stupid! It was nothing but a show for the Hard Left in Congress and the nation. Why do that? CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS!

Summary

I’m confident you’d like to know what was the purpose of the charade perpetrated by Rep. Nadler. “The Penguin,” as he has been termed held this committee for no other reason than to lay a foundation. Put that one hearing in the context along with what is imminent in Washington.

Have you forgotten that former Attorney General Jeff Sessions appointed Federal Attorney Jim Huber of Utah to investigate alleged wrongdoing in the Hillary Clinton email server investigation? Even though Session was fired and replaced with Barr, Huber continued acting on his commission, worked (and still does) behind a curtain of secrecy, and has yet not stepped forward with his findings. Additionally, Attorney General Barr appointed Connecticut Federal Attorney John Durham to investigate any wrongdoing by those in the Obama Administration regarding all things that occurred during the Russian Collusion investigation. About six months into Durham’s investigation, the DOJ announced his investigation had shifted gears into a full-blown criminal investigation.

Here’s what’s about to happen:

  • Huber and Durham are very close to bringing their cases forward;
  • The Huber case will probably implicate those from the Hillary Clinton Campaign, the Clinton Foundation, and possibly others in wrongdoing regarding that private email server kept in her home. Just having it there was a constant violation of the handling of classified information. And each such violation was a felony;
  • The Durham case purportedly included multiple grand juries hearing the testimony of numerous subpoenaed witnesses. It is almost certain its recommendations will consist of indictments of numerous members of the Obama Department of Justice, the Obama FBI, and possibly even members of Obama’s White House leadership team;

Don’t for one moment think the Nadler House Judiciary Committee hearing and future such hearings ahead are NOT purposely to build layer upon layer of finger-pointing at Attorney General William Barr to destroy his credibility. Both House and Senate leadership teams know their only hope at escaping the vitriol of American voters just before the November election is to paint Barr as nothing more than a Trump sycophant acting on instructions from the President to attack, attack, and attack those who oppose him to deflect attention from HIS wrongdoing.

In other words, all of these upcoming House committee hearings are nothing more than smokescreens.

Should we expect anything less?

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Controversy: Who Can we Trust?

Every two years, we in the U.S. elect and re-elect members to the United States Congress. Every second such election includes that of the U.S. President and Vice President. And each of those elections typically exposes the financial faults of many of those who run for office. Why is that? Running a successful bid for any federal office today is an expensive process. Small campaign bank balances mean necessary aggressive “dialing for campaign dollars” f0r federal office candidates.

202o is no different.

Sketchy Campaign Contributions

We hear every campaign cycle of some person running for office who is outed for accepting questionable campaign dollars from an unseemly individual, group, or corporation that is embarrassed and must find a way to exonerate themselves from any alleged wrongdoing. Who would think that the purportedly “clean” Sen. Mitt Romney (R-UT) would not only have accepted campaign dollars from a seedy contributor but that it would show up in Romney campaign coffers directly from George Soros? But it happened.

Let’s take a look at a list of multiple Senators and Representatives who have kissed the ring of our nation’s own Globalist “Wannabe Leader,” George Soros:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Most whose names appear on the Soros gift list are not surprising. Two stick out: Obama and Romney.

Soros famously stated he wasted money contributing to Obama, that the former president was feckless and afraid of doing the things necessary to forward a globalist agenda. Romney, on the other hand, has always (at least in public) worked diligently to keep his name clean and therefore shunned associations with shady characters like Soros. But, “the love of money is the root of all evil.” I guess that must apply to Romney’s sellout to the European billionaire and globalist political activist.

Planned Parenthood

The nation’s largest single abortion provider each year is prolific at passing out funds to politicians during each election. Why the massive interest? The federal government doles out about $500 million annually in taxpayer funds to support the Planned Parenthood assistance in women’s reproductive healthcare as well as education and birth control. It is still against federal law for Planned Parenthood to use federal funding to provide abortions. But it is a simple process of “left-pocket right-pocket” issue to skirt that provision of the Hyde Amendment.

Planned Parenthood is very generous with most of those taxpayer dollars and turns those funds right around to politicians. Here’s the list of PP campaign contributions in 2020 to federal politicians in both the House and the Senate:

 

As you can see, as far as Planned Parenthood is concerned, Republicans shun their dirty money. Democrats — not so much. There is little wonder why Democrats constantly stump for Planned Parenthood in fiscal matters. Democrat House and Senate leadership annually make certain their cash cow and abortion turnstile receive maximum campaign dollars. After all, how could Planned Parenthood survive without the tax dollars that are confiscated from us to forward to them? They’d be forced to “ask” for contributions. Leftists would probably die before forking over the millions in donations that come from Conservative Americans through federal taxes.

Broken

Let’s face it, folks: the U.S. government is not just ill, it’s broken. Our forefathers, (including the one who gave us the Declaration of Independence who statues are being torn down) led by Thomas Jefferson decried the very existence of political parties. He famously quipped about parties “If political parties were mandatory to assure my eternity in Heaven, I would gladly suffer the fate of the alternative by choice.” That’s a pretty lofty statement to make and certainly a slam at the party system in the U.S. then. Today, it’s much worse.

“Control begets power in Congress; power begets whatever the power-holder demands.” That sentence illustrates the fundamental evil of today’s political party system. The Democrat nor Republican parties have the title of being the evilest. There’s plenty to go around. And go around it does.

Party power permeates every part of America’s governing system. That power is THE most sought after attainment of any political party. Why is that? With political power in Congress, the ruling party can pretty much do whatever it wants. Its leaders cut deals through the proverbial “if I will, will you?” political negotiation tool. What that means is that nothing gets done for any elected member of Congress or his or her district until that Representative or Senator pays whatever price is demanded by controlling party leadership. It’s that simple. If a member of Congress truly wants to take care of the constituents back home, they MUST find ways to play the Congressional monopoly game. And in playing, they must find as much cover as possible to cover the required negotiations and compromises to get what their voters want.

Summary

Folks, we better be glad that Donald Trump is the occupant at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and not Hillary Clinton. It is unfathomable how much graft and corruption, dealing, manipulation, passing of money under the table, and outright evil would have been done at this stage of her term as President. The greatest horror of that though, is that We would probably never know about it! The Department of Justice would be run by a Democrat Clinton pawn; James Comey would still be FBI Director, John Brennan CIA Director, and James Clapper, the Director of DNI!

Maybe that wouldn’t be so bad: we wouldn’t have to worry about any of the evil taking place because they’d never tell us. “What you don’t know can’t hurt you.”

What I DO know is that your bank balances would be very close to zero — and much closer than it is today. Literal tax confiscation would have been instigated immediately following her inauguration, and the money tree would be full of payback money for all her contributors. There would never be any more donation restrictions or transparency of donor requirements. Hillary’s minions would have immediately stripped those requirements from FEC regulations. PACs and SuperPACs would have free rein to contribute as much as they could gather for Hillary and every other Leftist in government running for office. “Loyalty Paybacks” would run wild in Washington. We’d never know about any of this. The Clintons for 30 years have perfected the process of maximizing money with absolutely NO paper trail. That way, no one is wiser from knowing about it. And no one gets hurt.

But what DOES get hurt in that type of environment is the democratic process of government that has kept this nation alive. I thought we’d be lucky to make it through Barrack Obama’s eight years. When we did, I let a sigh of relief go. When it appeared that Hillary was not just going to win in 2016, but was going to wipe the floor with Donald Trump, my heart sunk into my shoes and remained there — until election night.

God has given this nation one more chance. To make it through all the snares, snakes, and pestilences we see today; we are each going to have to either grow backbones or stiffen the one we have. It is going to take a concerted and unified effort to maintain any shred of honesty and sense of justice in a Biden presidency. Who can imagine any scenario in which we would awaken in November knowing we have a President Joe Biden.

Joe would personally do very little to hurt the nation. But his handlers already have a manuscript written, edited, and memorized by all who are part of that team to maximize the use of Joe’s hunger for the presidency but lack of ability to fulfill the presidential responsibilities unilaterally. Bernie Sanders didn’t just throw his support to Joe Biden because he’s a good loser. He has a vested interest in “helping” Joe usher in at best Socialism, and at worst Marxism. Either one of those we see in the U.S. in this century will be the final nail in the coffin of liberty and justice for all.

Pull yourself together and plan YOUR strategy for November. Don’t hesitate to draw like-minded people into that thought process, too. There is strength in numbers and always a plethora of additional ideas for group consideration.

The U.S. government was never and still is not designed for “a” person to run. To use the title of Hillary’s book: “It Takes a Village.” Planning is critical to not only implement a devised process for some specific objective. Preparation MUST contain the willing and capable players to not only participate in the game but to win it.

A second term for Donald Trump will be miraculous. But the first term for Joe Biden would spell the beginning of the end of this Republic.

“They”

Who are “They:” the players in this 2020 charade leading up to the ballot box in November? “They” must be a crowd full of folks with varied backgrounds, goals and objectives, anger, hatred, determination, and agendas. But who are “They?”

I’m not so vain as to think I know who all these players are. But isn’t it reasonable to think that there is a tremendous number of professional, organized, and structured goals and objectives somewhere in secret which dozens and maybe hundreds of pawns are heeding passed along from someone? There is too much order to what is being played out to simply be happenstance.

Let’s do this: let’s start at the bottom today and build a pyramid, first laying the bottom and largest layer of foundation stones and work our way to the top. We may not be able to get to who tops it, but I think we’ll be able to narrow the options significantly. Let’s get started.

The Stones

First, there must be a master plan. Let’s don’t complicate it; let’s just assume — and safely so — the objective of this operation is to remove Donald Trump from the presidency. No tools deemed necessary will NOT be made available. No processes are taboo in tackling that objective. It must pretty much be “anything goes.” And doesn’t that make much sense with all we’ve watched roll-out in the past four years? To make this work, the critical stones are broad bases on which the remainder of the process can safely set. Who’s first?

Congress

Nothing so difficult as removing a president could possibly be successful without significant numbers of members of Congress. After all, unseating a U.S. president must be through impeachment.

In this Congress, there has been a plethora of volunteers from even before the 2016 election, and even from the Republican Party. Who can forget the Trump hatred from the late Senator John McCain (R-AZ). “He would never participate in such a plan!” (NOTE: before we’re done, with this, you’ll be saying that quite often)

McCain has been fingered as the culprit who became the conduit for the piece of dirt used to begin this entire “removal” debacle. Former CIA Director John Brennan used McCain to pass along to the Comey FBI the unverified Steele Dossier that was used illegally to instigate the surveillance of Carter Page. McCain despised Trump.

Who else in Congress falls in line? RepresentativeS Adam Schiff, Maxine Waters, and at least a dozen other Democrats who were certainly part of the Hillary Clinton Dynasty that Trump’s election destroyed before it ever began. There is no doubt they all colluded, at least with each other, to coordinate the evil seed-sowing of disinformation throughout the Mueller Investigation. Even to this day Schiff maintains he had/has “uncontroverted evidence of Trump collusion with Russia to assist his victory over Clinton in 2016.”

Was this hatred sufficient to burn the fire of impeachment brightly enough to sink the Trump presidency? No, at least not so far. But it was certainly sufficient to keep the fires burning for three+ years. And in doing so, their certainty of Trump illegal activity became a plague that ran like diharrea through the American populace sowing seeds of doubt and hatred for the President.

And in the Senate, there has always been Chuck Schumer (D-NY). Schumer has a decades-old personal and business relationship with Donald Trump. And he never cared for the Queens billionaire. In addition, Schumer works in tandem with his House Master Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to corral all the Democrat senators necessary to fuel the fire of anti-Trumpism. And numerous senators stand in line in orderly fashion, confirming Schumer’s every legislative attack on this president.

Of course, Schumer NEVER instigates anything at all. Nancy tells Chuck what to do early every morning!

There are many more names that have proudly donned the banner of “Cornerstone” of the “Dump Trump” pyramid. They’re each easy to spot. They all look and sound like Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) Each time Adam Schiff breaks wind, Swalwell loudly proclaims, “Excuse Me!”

“Never-Trump” Bureaucrats

How many of these are befitting the classification with other  Cornerstones? Probably far too many for us to count. The multitude of lifetime professional D.C. bureaucrats that were holdovers from the previous administration are incalculable. But there certainly are hundreds. And it didn’t take much coaxing from the leaders of the Left to get them to fall in line with their leaders, push for a job in the Trump Administration to support the “Dump Trump” efforts.

Many showed their spots unwittingly through the Mueller Investigation that in testimonies and subpoenaed documents have been exposed. Chief among them are James Comey, Peter Strozk, Lisa Page, Rod Rosenstein, Andy McCabe, John Brennan, James Clapper, even the three generals and one admiral who last week in one concerted effort rebuffed President Trump. In doing so, each betrayed their oath to the fabric of military leadership which has always said, “If you cannot in good faith adhere to your superiors requests and leadership, your obligation is to resign your office and keep quiet.” Each betrayed their oath of service to the nation.

We could continue a laundry list of bureaucrats most of whose names you know. But you get the idea of the foundation of this pyramid. Let’s move on.

“Old” Government

Here’s a cornucopia full of well-know political names that certainly play a role. The list includes each and every leader in the Obama Administration: Comey (before), Mueller (before), Eric Holder, Loretta Lynch, Susan Rice, Samantha Power, Joe Biden, each member of Obama’s cabinet, the leaders of each of the nation’s intelligence agencies with one exception: Admiral Mike Rogers of the National Security Agency. Rogers famously and secretly visited the president-elect in Trump Tower to reportedly reveal to Mr. Trump that his campaign offices there were being surveilled by the Obama FBI. The next day Trump moved his complete operation to his country club in New Jersey.

How far back does the “Old” government go in this foundation? It certainly included John Kerry, Al Gore, and Obama’s senior staff that served him in each of his two administrations.

We’ll stop here revealing the government “mafia” that primarily are the cornerstones of the “Dump Trump” pyramid. But you get the picture. Almost without exception, Obama’s entire government had obviously prepared to pass the mantle of the “new America” Obama thought he was called to usher in to Hillary Clinton. Trump’s fault? He had but one objective for his entire political career: to as President create a good and better world for every American. In doing so, he knew he would be required to tear down the Hillary ivory tower that Obama had constructed for her. And he has.

Democrat Party

Of course, the Democrat Party leadership has successfully created an environment in which they can with their minions using their “messengers” to disseminate their talking points to their followers. Under Obama, they were kept in line with blackmail messages from the White House: “If you don’t report the way we want you to report, covering what we say needs to be covered and attacking those we say are our enemies, your access to the seat of power in the U.S. will be cutoff.”

Every Democrat operative, elected official and every wannabe Democrat candidate has not dared to buck the Party. Though the party has its own leadership, there’s no real power there. Each take their instructions from Nancy Pelosi herself. Never doubt (at least until she’s gone) that she is the power broker of the Democrat Party.

The Messengers

The balance of the tower are layer upon layer of various media pundits: radio, television, internet news sites, internet liberal talk shows, broadcast and cable mainstream news programs and news reporters, major newspapers online and in print. And this group has worked the “plan” to perfection, finding ways to coordinate with each other and the “cornerstones” listed above, and in unified daily fashion drowned the American public, not with the truth, but with the political narrative of the day, given to them by the Messengers of the Democrat Party: The Leftist Media.

We will not waste your time talking about how evil are the mainstream media outlets and reporters, editors, publishers, and anchors. You know who they are. And they all dropped any ruse of existing credibility to go public with their Trump hatred, and they are all-in for getting rid of him. After all, they MUST have unfettered political access to be able to garner at least enough credibility to sell their wares to potential advertisers!

Summary

All that remains is the pyramid headstone. I would love to be able to beat my chest and give you “a” name or “the” names of those who comprise that topper of the pyramid. I could tell you who I think those folks are, but that would make this story today too simple and you’d probably forget about it before you eat dinner tonight. This entire story needs to resonate in your mind and heart through Election Day in November! YOU must figure who is at the top.

I WILL say this: my suspicions have been published here before. Remember: when the Obamas  bought that mansion just blocks from the White House and became the only outgoing presidential family in U.S. history to stay in D.C. after leaving office, I told you “There’s some sinister intent for making that move.”

You now know my thought about just one of those pyramid “toppers.”

Who else?

Here’s your assignment: YOU cast your eyes on the political (and financial and power) landscape. I’m a researcher, but I’m the first that will always say, “I don’t know it all and I almost always miss something.”

Here’s what I’d like for you to do: write who you think the top player or players in this are, send me their names and a paragraph with your reason for your choice. I will put a post together will all responses (including only first names) so we ALL can capture a unified picture that MAY give us real comfort of who is leading the way in this attempt to destroy President Trump. But, more importantly, what they all stand for.

Remember this: President Trump has warned us for sometime, “They’re not coming for me. They’re coming for YOU.”

Believe it or not, they are confident they will get him. I’ve told you for almost four years now they would impeach him, would continue to go after him, and if he wins in November, they’ll continue to attack him nonstop until he’s gone.

By the way: they want the destruction of ALL that YOU stand for too!

Send your names of those folks via email to: Dan@TruthNewsNet.org. Make it as simple as you want. Just drop a simple email to me.

Once again, thanks for being here and part of this family. I’ll see you all at 9:00 AM Central today on “TNN Live!”

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Who’s in Charge: The Media and Who Else?

You know the answer to that: at least in part. Today’s Media has taken over, not just being the mouthpiece of the Left, they actually are now creating a narrative that fits the template published by the Democrat Party titled “Everything Necessary to Run Donald Trump From Washington.” They all march in step; they all are daily right on point, and, at least according to them and their minions, they never miss a beat or a single Leftist talking-point.

Isn’t it odd how often in morning news one can quickly scan the morning talk shows on MSNBC, CNN, ABC, CBS, and NBC and see and hear the same anti-Trump/conservative talking points with the same phrases and catch-words? How is that even possible without coordination?

But they send the hypocrisy needle pegged far to the left with this: they all know that Americans have caught-on to their operations and coordination, but they do not even care! It’s as if some publisher or editor says, “By gosh, we don’t care what THEY think. We’re going to take him down, and we don’t care who knows about how or why we’re doing so! WE speak for the majority of Americans, so we are speaking the TRUTH!”

But, NOW the heavy artillery is arriving. A new “Ex-Sheriff” is mounting up to join in the fight. We all know him as former President Barack Obama.

Former President Barack Obama is back in the news, working overtime to make himself relevant by claiming partial credit for the Trump economic growth and prosperity. We should be alarmed because of what we know about the Obama presidency and its disregard for American traditions about elections and how one treats political opponents. There is no sense of protocol or qualms about abusing power or trampling the U.S. Constitution.

Presidential protocol once meant former Presidents showed a measure of deference and respect for current officeholders. Former President Jimmy Carter, in 2007, broke this precedent when he called George W. Bush’s presidency, the “worst in history.” Until 2007, Carter was the uncontested winner of the worst modern presidency in history. But then I digress. President Obama is obsessed with President Trump, and Obama is supported by his army of paid and unpaid protesters, as seen in Organizing for Action, a pro-Obama group that will not leave the president alone.

Given the corruption in the FBI and Department of Justice during the Obama years, the unprecedented use of the institutions of government against political opponents, and the never-ending Mueller investigation, it becomes more likely than not President Obama has something to hide. From the moment Donald J. Trump became a serious threat to the leftist agenda, he was targeted with Saul Alinsky’s evil strategies.

Deception, infiltration, and manipulations are at the core of the Alinsky guide for redistributing power. Just think about America, the frenetic opposition to the president and Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals, 8, 11, and 13:

Rule 8. “Keep the pressure on. Never let up.” Keep trying new things to keep the opposition off balance. As the opposition masters one approach, hit them from the flank with something new…

Rule 11. “If you push a negative hard enough, it will push through and become a positive.” Violence from the other side can win the public to your side because the public sympathizes with the underdog…

Rule 13. “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions.

President Trump and his administration have had the above tactics unleashed against them. The end goal is to keep him, so distracted he and his appointees will never have time to adjudicate any of the criminal behavior committed by the Obama Administration.

In the book by Dr. Carol M. Swain, Be the People: A Call to Reclaim America’s Faith and Promise (2011), pp. 13-15, she warned of what was then the precursor of fake news. In 2010, the Obama Pentagon was pushing for authorization to create an Office of Strategic Deception to gather and disseminate information to confuse America’s enemies. Given the compromised state of the leftist media, one can only wonder if this is behind the fake news we now get from once trusted news services.

If only we had an independent media committed to truth. Alas, we seem to have a media committed to partisan politics. In Saul Alinsky’s style, the goal is to isolate the president, keep the pressure on him, push all the negatives, and isolate him from friends and family. It is an evil strategy born from the imagination of the man who dared to give Satan a shout-out in the epigraph of Rules for Radicals:

 “Lest we forget at least an over the shoulder acknowledgment to the very first radical: from all our legends, mythology and history (and who is to know where mythology leaves off and history begins – or which is which), the very first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom – Lucifer.”

Need we say more? We, the People, should not allow anarchists and former presidents to subvert the democratic process. We must “Be the People” who reclaim our nation.

Carol M. Swain is an award-winning political scientist and a James Madison Scholar at Princeton University.

Summary

All of this leads us at TruthNewsNetwork to wonder: exactly what have they been hiding for so long that they are so petrified of its discovery that they have unified and have spent (and are spending) hundreds of millions of dollars to prevent its revelation? I could speculate on an answer or two, but I will not do that. Just let it suffice to say there “IS” something or “ARE” some things that must be so egregious, so evil, and so unlawful that Democrats and others on the Left are willing to say and do anything to keep it hidden.

Their principal tool for doing so is Divisiveness and Misrepresentation. They must keep the attention of all conservatives on things other than what those Leftists are doing. Pelosi, Schumer, Obama, and Company have always used that as their chief tool: a diversion from the facts. And it has, in large part, been effective. The problem is that this time, President Trump broke loose long enough to not only say what he was going to do for the American people, but he also DID everything he said he was going to do for the American people. And that is something the Left in horror cannot handle. Why? Because there’s never been a Democrat in the White House who did that! And a Republican doing so has destroyed just about all of the credibility the Left had.

And they’re horrified.

Today on TNN Live at 9:00 AM Central, we are going to break down several of the things that have been happening behind the scenes that have dominated front page and television news: protests, riots, looting, shootings, CHOP, and police shootings. Yes, there are quite a few other things that Americans have been dealing with.

Did you see or hear all of the hoopla about the crowd at Saturday nights MAGA rally in Tulsa? The crowd was far more sparse than anybody expected. Have you all weekend long heard the drumbeats of Trump’s failure echoing across every Leftist media outlet? If you read their stories or listen to their reports, you might believe what they WANT you to believe: that Americans are done with Trump.

NO ONE has passed around information about the massive protests and blocking of entry at the last minute by Black Lives Matters and other protestors — so much so that the Secret Service shut down entry to prevent any of the nastiness getting inside. Join us live between 9:00 AM and 10:00 AM Central at www.TruthNewsNet.org, and you’ll hear us speak live with several people that were there who will describe exactly what happened.

That is just one example of how afraid the Left is of Donald Trump.

We’ll close with this: why did Obama at the last minute decide to get involved with former VP Joe Biden? Because Obama is afraid that the illegal activity from his administration is about to be public, followed by certain indictments. And if he can assist a Biden victory in November, Americans will never see or hear the truth of any of it! Biden will immediately shut down all the investigations.

There’s far more than we see. Let’s see just how much light of truth we can use to expose it all!

Bullet Points Saturday June 20, 2020

It certainly was a busy week. It seems that in all the noise of COVID-19, the racial issues that resulted in multiple demonstrations and even some rioting, and the new CHOP in Seattle, we may have missed an important story or two. Let’s take a look at several you may have not seen:

Bullet Points

  • Even though former Vice President Joe Biden has not made but just a few public campaign speeches, his poll numbers keep climbing. In fact, one poll released this week shows Biden has a 16-point lead over President Trump. But something has happened in Florida that has some people questioning that poll. For more details, click on this link:
  • Many states continue to reopen for business, at least in part. But in the rush to get the nation back to Normal, some may be a bit quick pulling the trigger. COVID-19 cases in several states have spiked significantly this last week. For more details, click on this link:
  • COVID-19 resurgence is not just showing up here in the U.S. Other countries are seeing the same things happen at the same time. China reported a large number of new cases this week, but they say it’s a new strain of the virus that originates in Europe. For more details, click on this link:
  • Oklahoma was on of the reddist states in the 2016 election, voting overwhelmingly for Donald Trump. It only makes sense he would choose Tulsa as the site of his first MAGA rally after the national lockdown. Tonight’s Tulsa rally saw requests for more than one million tickets for the BOK Center event that seats just 20,000. But Tulsa is bracing for a huge crowd PLUS much controversy. For more details, click on this link:
  • Some of the biggest news in D.C. is that Trump’s former National Security Advisor John Bolton released snippets of a tell-all book set to be released worldwide this coming Tuesday. With the story of its release came much controversy. It seems that the mandatory process required for all former White House officials who release books after leaving are required by the Department of Justice to make certain their manuscript is cleared to guarantee it contains no classified information. Apparently, Bolton did NOT complete that process and has been sued by the government. A judge in the case is infuriated with Bolton. For more details, click on this link:
  • Californians witnessed a tragedy seldom seen in the U.S. today. An African-American man was found hanged in a tree. His death was ruled a suicide which many are questioning. But, oddly enough, in an unrelated incident, police killed the man’s brother! For more details, click on this link:
  • “To wear masks or not to wear masks:” Should we or should we not? That depends on who you talk to. But if you’re planning on visiting the Florida Keys, you better take one with you and you better wear it, “or else.” What’s the “or else?” For more details, click on this link:
  • There are many things unique about the Windy City, and many of those are not a “good” kind of unique. But one of the scariest new and unique things to Chicago is a brand new strain of COVID-19 that is changing the way residents infected are dealing with it. For more details, click on this link:
  • Do we need to social distance or not, wear a mask or not, take hydroxycloroquine if infected or not? Who knows. It all depends on who you ask. For example, top members of the Trump Administration COVID-19 task force warned against the President’s MAGA rally tonight in Tulsa. Guess which two issued the warning? For more details, click on this link:
  • Elon Musk, the owner of Tesla and Spacex, is threatening to move Tesla’s manufacturing from California and has started a process of selling his private California assets, one of which is a $29 million mansion to a Tech billionaire. For more details click on this link: