NBC is just “democrat propaganda.”

And in case there was really any doubt about this, Lester “the forehead” Holt and his “journalist” friends just confirmed it!

NBC is just one of the “democrat propaganda” entities, however.

Brian Flood of Fox News reports that, “NBC News anchor Lester Holt received praise from liberal media figures after saying reporters don’t need to hear both sides of a story before determining the ‘truth.’”

‘“I think it’s become clear that fairness is overrated … the idea that we should always give two sides equal weight and merit does not reflect the world we find ourselves in,’ Holt said on Tuesday night while accepting an award at the 45th Murrow Symposium.”

Spoken like a true “fake news” propagandist!

He doesn’t have time for “fairness,” when he’s pushing the democrats’ agenda!

C’mon on!

And don’t be concerned with “determining the truth!”

As a public service (disservice really), we’ll do that for you!

And, boy, these democrats sure like giving each other awards, don’t they!

‘“That the sun sets in the west is a fact. Any contrary view does not deserve our time or attention,’ Holt continued. ‘Decisions to not give unsupported arguments equal time are not a dereliction of journalistic responsibility or some kind of agenda, in fact, it’s just the opposite.’”

So, our friend Lester, here, puts the fact that the sun sets in the west right there with “fact” (according to the democrats) that there is no humanitarian crisis on the Mexican border.

No “dereliction of journalistic responsibility” there!

Can we harken back to an example (one of many) when Lester “the forehead” Holt had a hard time determining “the truth” on our behalf?

According to Brian Flood of Fox News, in an article published January 24, 2018, “NBC News is reeling after ‘Nightly News’ anchor Lester Holt appears to have been badly fooled by North Korean propagandists — giving a cheery report from a ski resort in the Hermit Kingdom that looked to be bustling when it was widely known to actually be a ghost town.”

Huh.

A propagandist being fooled by other propagandists. 

Definitely not a good look there.

“Holt — who returned early from North Korea after scathing reviews — reported for ‘Nightly News’ from the Masikryong ski resort on Monday, a facility that is the brainchild of Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un and is typically empty. The resort, built to create the appearance of a prosperous nation, was largely deserted during peak 2017 ski season, according to multiple reports.”

On a side note, this was done by Kim in an attempt to show his country was on par with South Korea, which was preparing to host the Winter Olympics.

“But for Holt’s appearance, the North Korean government appears to have brought in skiers — wearing identical outfits — and staged the scene, something Holt did not appear to realize.”

“The resort is a ‘source of immense pride for a country trying to present a new and modern face to the world,’ Holt said during his report.”

“NBC News did not respond to requests for comment as to whether Holt’s unexpectedly early departure from North Korea was related to the embarrassing ski resort snafu. But inside 30 Rockefeller Plaza, NBC’s more seasoned journalists were cringing.”

“Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un famously rode the ski lift, without skies, when touting his resort.”

“Holt’s coverage was overseen by embattled NBC News President Noah Oppenheim, who traveled with Holt and a camera crew to North Korea weeks before the Peacock Network will cover the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Now Holt’s credulous reporting has cast a cloud over the network’s ability to accurately portray the Korean peninsula going into the Olympics.”

This is they guy you’re supposed to trust to tell you “the truth?” 

‘“It’s been reported that the state-of-the-art resort cost the Kim regime $35 million to build, even with slave labor, while most of the country starved,’ the Daily Mail wrote. ‘It is a bizarre thing to prioritize in an impoverished nation with a ramshackle infrastructure where around 40 percent of its people are undernourished.’”

‘“Yes, NBC is eager to promote next month’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. But that hardly required anyone to travel north of the DMZ to film propaganda for a regime that enslaves 25 million people — and holds another 50 million southerners as quasi-hostages, under constant (if low-grade) threat of war,’ an editorial said.”

“As for Holt, the North Korean trip is his biggest debacle since he hosted the first presidential debate in September of 2016, when he was widely criticized for anti-Trump bias, so much so that ‘NBC Nightly News’ dropped sharply in the ratings when compared to arch-rival ABC, and has yet to recover.”

Remember, Holt sees no reason to “hear both sides of a story before determining the “truth.”

Flood then continues, “Holt then said ‘providing an open platform for misinformation, for anyone to come say whatever they want, especially when issues of public health and safety are at stake, can be quite dangerous,’ before declaring the duty of reporters is to be ‘fair to the truth.’”

Of course, that isn’t taking into consideration your own platform for “misinformation,” right Lester?!

“Critics of Holt’s approach saw his comments as essentially a dog whistle to liberal reporters who see themselves as the arbiters of truth and, therefore, can cover the news from a one-sided perspective with the approval of NBC’s top anchor.”

“Cornell Law School professor and media critic William A. Jacobson didn’t think Holt’s remarks apply to the modern world where outspoken liberals are often working as journalists.”

‘“In a better world in which the mainstream major media had a history of fairness and non-partisanship, Holt’s point that journalism inherently involves filtering information might make sense. This is not such a better world, this is a world in which the mainstream major media wears its partisanship on its sleeve, manipulating the news cycle to the advantage of Democrats,’ Jacobson told Fox News. ‘In the real world, Holt’s advice simply justifies media political bias.’”

“Left-wing New York University journalism professor Jay Rosen felt Holt’s comments were reason to celebrate.”

‘“When the chief anchor of one of the major networks agrees that ‘bothsidesing’ everything is bad practice, critics have finally won a point and they should celebrate,’ Rosen tweeted.”

Woohoo!

“Fake news” all the way!!!

“Rosen followed up: ‘Someone like Lester Holt is a center of gravity among news workers and if he thinks it’s okay not to both sides everything that can influence thought and behavior across a lot of desks.’”

“CNN’s left-leaning ‘Reliable Sources’ 9which are anything but “reliable”) media newsletter highlighted Holt’s remarks as a ‘sharp critique of bothsidesism,’ a notable turn of phrase from a reporting team that almost completely reserves its criticisms for right-leaning outlets, including calls for censorship.”

Censorship is, of course, is the bellwether strategy for a fascist political party.

“Outspokenly liberal CNN White House correspondent John Hardwood simply wrote, ‘Thank you’ to Holt.”

So, at least we know where all of these “jounalists” are coming from…, as if we didn’t already know.

“Holt replaced Brian Williams as anchor of ‘NBC Nightly News’ in 2015 after Williams admitted to lying about an Iraq War story he’d told for years. He was suspended without pay for six months but eventually returned as an anchor for MSNBC, NBC’s left-wing (you mean more left-wing) cable affiliate.”

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Have the democrats lost their minds?!

Seriously.

The democrats have either lost their minds, or they are just operating without any reasonable concern for, or accountability to, the American people…, including those Americans who voted for them, for some ungodly reason.  

Orrr…, the democrats, and their puppet masters, may just simply be trying to destroy America so they can rule over the ashes.

So, why do I say this?

Let’s take a look at just the latest case in point.

According to Brooke Singman of Fox News, “The Biden administration, earlier this month, awarded ICE [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement] an $86.9 million contract through Texas-based nonprofit Endeavors [Endeavors is the name of the ‘non-profit’ organization] for hotel rooms near the border to provide temporary shelter and processing services for families who have been expelled from the United States but have been placed in immigration proceedings for their removal.”

Sooo, they have been “expelled from the United States, but we’re putting them up in hotels in the United States for who knows how long? 

This only makes sense in the minds of double talking, misinformation dealing, democrats.

Reuters news service reports, “Some migrant families arriving in the United States will be housed in hotels under a new program managed by nonprofit organizations, according to two people familiar with the plans.”

What “two people?”

Who are these people?

“’Endeavors,’ a San Antonio-based organization, will oversee what it calls ‘family reception sites’ at hotels in Texas and Arizona, the two sources said.”

Sooo, again, these illegal immigrants have supposedly been “expelled from the United States, but we’re putting them up in hotels in the United States called “family reception sites?”

Wouldn’t you consider “expelled” and “reception” to be direct opposites of one another?  

 

“The organization [Endeavors], in partnership with other nonprofits, will initially provide up to 1,400 beds in seven brand-name hotels for families deemed vulnerable when caught at the border.”

“Brand-name hotels?”

Only the best for all of these, illegal, future democrats!  

“As the current contract stands, the cost to taxpayers for housing 1,200 migrant families for six months is about $71,000 per person.  For a family of four, that amounts to a shocking $284,000.”

Wait…, What?!!!

Each illegal immigrant is going to cost us $71,000 per person?!!!

And a family of four illegal immigrants is going to cost us $284,000?!!!

That works out to $394 per person, per day!!!

$394 a day!!!

What kind of hotels are these illegals staying at?!!!

Better said, why is this “Endeavors” NON-PROFIT charging the government so much?

According to endhomelessness.org, “Seventeen out of every 10,000 people in the United States were experiencing homelessness on a single night in January 2019 during HUD’s [The United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s] Annual Point-in-Time Count.  These 567,715 people represent a cross-section of America.  They are associated with every region of the country, family status, gender category, and racial/ethnic group.”

So, on any given day, the United States has over 550,000 homeless AMERICAN CITIZENS across the country!!!

But Biden and his comrades are spending $394 a day to house each new ILLEGAL IMMIGRANT?!!!

That’s why I say, “The democrats have either lost their minds, or they are just operating without any reasonable concern for, or accountability to, the American people…, including those Americans who voted for them, for some ungodly reason.”

Getting back to this supposed “non-profit,” I think we need to learn a little more about this “Endeavors” outfit.

Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn, from Tennessee, in a letter to DHS Secretary Alejandro [I never met a lie I didn’t like.] Mayorkas and ICE acting Director Tae Johnson, questioned the nonprofit’s [Endeavors’] past financial disclosures, and how the new contract funds will be used.  

Blackburn said that in 2018, Endeavors brought in “over $38 million in contributions and grants,” and noted that “IRS filings show that nearly $22 million or almost half of those contributions went to salaries.”

“This raises questions if half of the $86.9 million in ICE contract proceeds will likewise be allocated toward employee and executive compensation instead of migrant services or housing,” Blackburn wrote.

Ohhh, I get it now.

This “Endeavors” “non-profit” organization is one of these DEMOCRAT “NON-PROFIT” organizations, which really isn’t a “non-profit” organization at all…, it just says it is and all of the “swamp” rats look the other way…, as opposed to conservative non-profit groups who are examined under a microscope and held to the letter of the non-profit law.

Establishment republicans get their share of the blame as well, for never shining a light on these double standards and abuses of the law.

So, really, “Endeavors” is spending $25 a night per family, and keeping the rest for “executive compensation.”

Singman continues by saying, “Blackburn, though, raised concerns that Endeavors’ CEO Jon Allman did not provide ‘specific details about the contract’ when asked.”

That’s odd.

I wonder why not?

‘“It is unclear whether this nonprofit has ever previously managed a contract of this magnitude [It hasn’t.], housed a migrant population of this size [It hasn’t.] or served vulnerable children without putting them at further risk [It hasn’t.],’ Blackburn wrote.”

“Blackburn went on to demand an unredacted copy of the $86.9 million contract, and answers as to which hotels would supply rooms for migrants, which rates would they be charging.”

Now why would she have to specify an “unredacted copy of the contract?”

Think about it.

Why are democrats always trying to hide things and keep things secretive?

It’s because they are always up to no good.

The democrats always cry about “transparency,” but then they are anything but.

“Blackburn also requested information about children safety, questioning whether migrant children would ‘ever be placed in a situation where they are unsupervised by a parent or a guardian and left alone with an Endeavors staffer.”

“Blackburn also asked whether ICE was requiring Endeavors to conduct background checks on workers and volunteers, amid reports that the Office of Refugee Resettlement between 2015 and 2019 received more than 4,500 allegations of sexual abuse and sexual harassment against children in facilities. Blackburn said, ‘178 of the complaints were against staff at the shelters.’”

Hey…, this is a perfect set-up! 

I’m sure we’ll Bill Clinton sniffing around these facilities, along with the rest of his democrat, pedophile, friends!  

“Blackburn demanded answers from Mayorkas and Johnson by April 15.”

I’ll keep you posted.

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My oh my, how Mayorkas can lie!

If I didn’t know any better, I’d say Mr. Mayorkas had an advanced degree from the Clinton center for falsehoods and plausible deniability!

Homeland Security Secretary, Alejandro Mayorkas made the talk show rounds this last weekend, and he was an absolute well of misinformation!

And that’s being nice.

Secretary Mayorkas started off by saying, “We have an asylum program that recognizes young children’s right to claim asylum, to claim fear from persecution by reason of their membership in a particular group. That is what the law provides and we administer and enforce those laws.”

He says, “We administer and enforce those laws,” not “the law.

That is the problem here.  The democrats like to “cherry pick” the laws they want to enforce and the laws they don’t…, like letting illegal migrants free into our country without even scheduling a hearing date for them, or without any type of processing or vetting at all.   

Regarding former President Trump’s policy of returning many of these illegal immigrants to their country of origin, Mayorkas said, “The prior administration did expel children, did fly children to countries where — from which they were fleeing, countries that did not have the capacity to administer asylum claims, countries that suffer tremendous violence, poverty, corruption, and other infirmities.”

Have you looked at the United States lately, Mr. Mayorkas? 

“Violence, poverty, corruption, and other infirmities?”

Do you honestly think these kids would be any safer in any of your democrat-run, “sanctuary cities,” like Chicago, New York, Minneapolis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Portland, or Seattle?    

Mayorkas continued by saying, “The prior administration dismantled the orderly and safe way that these children could make their claims. It tore down the Central American Minors [CAM] program that allow these children to make their claims under United States’ law without having to take the perilous journey.”

This is not true. The only part of the CAM program that was terminated under former President Trump was the parole portion of the CAM program, which was terminated in August 2017. Individuals who were determined to be ineligible for refugee status were then considered by USCIS [U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services] for the possibility of entering the United States under parole.

“We are rebuilding that process,” Mayorkas continued.  “It takes time because the entire system was dismantled.”

Again, this is just not true.

Secretary Mayorkas was reminded about what President Biden said soon after becoming President, “Vice President Harris and I and our entire administration, we’ll always be honest and transparent with you about both the good news and the bad.”

This obviously hasn’t been the case, here, regarding the immigrant children being held at the border, seeing that reporters have not been allowed to see the conditions under which they are being held.

To this Mayorkas said, “Let’s not forget that we’re in the midst of a pandemic and we are focused on our operations, executing our operations in a crowded Border Patrol facility where hundreds of vulnerable migrant children are located.”

Okay…, here we go.  When all else fails, blame the pandemic. 

So, it’s okay to have these kids crammed like sardines in these “facilities,” not even being tested for the virus, in many cases, and then release them into the country, but it’s not okay to acknowledge the freedom of the press and allow a few reporters in to see what’s going on in there?

Mayorkas then said, “We’re working on providing footage so that the American public can see the Border Patrol stations. And I would encourage you and other reporters to see the facilities under the control of the Health and Human Services Department where those children are sheltered and where they belong and where we are moving them as quickly as possible.”

Ohhh.  Now I get it!  They’re going to “provide the footage” so we all can see what a great job they’re doing!

Would that be similar to footage provided by the Chinese Communist Party, showing how well the Uyghur’s are being treated?

That’s what you call a deceptive governmental propaganda film…, attempting to paint the government in the best possible light while controlling the evidence and the narrative.

And this is what the Biden administration is planning on doing?

Can you imagine the outcry and the outrage if former President Trump had not “allowed” the press access to border facilities?

The press was losing their minds down there as it was!

Mayorkas stated earlier in the week that, “We are on pace to encounter more individuals on the Southwest border than we have in the last 20 years.”

But, yet, he, Biden, Harris, Psaki, and all the rest, claim it is all former President trump’s fault?   

Can I remind you that President Biden has halted part of Title 42 to allow unaccompanied minors to stay in the U.S. during the pandemic, ended the provision that asylum seekers must remain in Mexico while their cases are being heard, and suspended the Safe Third Country Agreements to share asylum seekers with other countries, all in just his first two months in office…, but the disaster at our southern border is President Trump’s fault.  

“Safe Third Country Agreements is misnamed. There’s nothing safe about it. To return people to the very countries from which they are fleeing persecution, Mayorkas added.”

Huh…, yeah…, why would you want to return these people to the countries they came from?

Maybe because they don’t belong here?

And then he tries to sell us all on the assumption that these people are all fleeing persecution?

Being persecuted for what and by who?

Try being a white guy in the United States these days, and you’ll see what real persecution looks like.

Mayorkas has also stated, “The border is secure. The border is closed. We’ve been unequivocal in that and we are operationalizing our processes, executing our plans, we are a nation of laws, and we treat vulnerable children humanely.”

The only things that have any truth to them, regarding this statement is, “we are operationalizing our processes, executing our plans.” The rest are flat out lies.  

And just recently, as a part of “executing their plans,” the Biden administration has awarded ICE [U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement] an $86.9 million contract for hotel rooms near the border to provide temporary shelter and processing services for families who have not been expelled from the United States but have been placed in immigration proceedings for their removal, which will result in none of them being removed.

How about spending that money on hotel rooms for some of our own citizens, who are down on their luck, and homeless right now?

How about spending that money on treating the mental illness, or addictions, many of these homeless people are experiencing?

You don’t because these people already vote democrat, if they vote at all.

The ultimate plan here is for one party rule by the democrats.

Let’s make no mistake about it.

And they will do anything and say anything to realize that goal.

I don’t have anything against these immigrants trying to find a better life for themselves.  If I was in their shoes, I’d probably be doing the same thing.

But, believe me…, IF THESE IMMIGRANTS WERE ALL POTENTIAL REPUBLICAN VOTERS, THAT BORDER WALL WOULD BE SO HIGH AND SO AIR TIGHT, THAT NOBODY WOULD BE GETTING THROUGH.

Just sayin’.   

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Biden says Democrats will support his tax increase!

REEEEEALLY?!!!

TELL ME MORE!!!

EXTRA, EXTRA, READ ALL ABOUT IT…, DEMOCRATS WOULD SUPPORT TAX INCREASES!!!

This headline actually exists on the FOX News website: “Biden says he will get Democratic votes for tax increase.”

And this is somehow news?!

Don’t go too far out on that limb Illegitimate Joe!!!

Brooke Singman of FOXBusiness is the one who gets credit for coming up with this revelational story.

What’s your breaking story for tomorrow, Brooke…, “Scientists say the sun will rise today?!”

Ms. Singman is definitely today’s winner of the “Captain Obvious Award!”

Thank you, Captain Obvious!!!

Anyway…, back to the democrats’ proposed tax hike.

“Holding a razor-thin majority in the Senate, losing one seat means losing power for Democrats. In the House, they lead by eight seats, 219 to 211 with five vacancies.”

“Biden’s emerging plan, a source told Bloomberg, would raise the corporate tax rate from 21 to 28% and raise the income tax rate on individuals making over $400,000. It would also raise capital gains taxes on those making over $1 million, expand the estate tax, and pare back tax preferences for certain businesses. The tax hike would likely take effect beginning in 2022.”

“Communications director for House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., Mark Bednar, tweeted in response to Biden’s comments: ‘President Biden promises that Democrats will help him raise taxes on the American people.’”

“An analysis of Biden’s campaign tax plan conducted by the Tax Policy Center estimated it would raise $2.1 trillion in new revenue over a decade.”

“One year after the last major tax hike, in 1993, came what is known as the ‘Republican Revolution,’ in which the GOP picked up eight seats in the Senate and won a net 54 seats in the House, along with a net 10 governorships.”

I can definitely see a repeat of that on the horizon.

“The tax hike is meant to offset Biden’s next major spending package, which is set to focus on infrastructure and green jobs and could cost around $4 trillion, more than double the latest COVID-19 stimulus bill.”

“The tax cuts of 2017 under former President Donald Trump slashed corporate income tax rates from 35 to 21% and cut taxes in most individual brackets as well. But the 2018 midterm election was widely characterized as a ‘blue wave.’ Democrats saw a net gain of 41 seats in the House, while Republicans had a net gain of two seats in the Senate. And two years after that, the 2020 election, Democrats’ majority fell by 12 seats in the House, but they picked up two seats in the Senate and won [stole] the presidency.”

Hopefully our country can survive until the 2022 elections…, although, if the democrats manage to change the election laws as well, it won’t really matter.

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Who’s a “White Supremacist” now?

Merriam-Webster defines a “white supremacist” as, “A person who believes that the white race is inherently superior to other races and that white people should have control over people of other races.”

I would agree with this definition…, and by this definition, I would guesstimate the number of these people, in the United States, is a very small fraction of the people…, like .0001 percent.

I also feel safe in saying that the vast majority of “white people” in our country feel this ideology is wrong and divisive.

The democrats, however, have now hijacked, and are attempting to redefine the term, “white supremacist” to mean anyone who doesn’t agree with their extreme totalitarian ideology…, and especially anyone who supported, or supports, former President Trump, and conservatism in general.

So, in essence, they’re trying to dump 70 million plus of us, if not more, into a “white supremacist” barrel that previously only held up to like 35,000 people. 

In addition, the democrats are attempting to redefine these people, who don’t agree with their extreme totalitarian ideology, as domestic terrorists!

This overt attempt at creating their own ideological police state is very dangerous, and scary, to be honest.

The Associated Press (AP) reports, “White supremacist propaganda reached alarming levels across the U.S. in 2020, according to a new report that the Anti-Defamation League [ADL] [An international Jewish non-governmental organization based in the United States.] provided to The Associated Press.”

“There were 5,125 cases of racist, anti-Semitic, anti-LGBTQ and other hateful messages spread through physical flyers, stickers, banners and posters, according to Wednesday’s report.” That’s nearly double the 2,724 instances reported in 2019. Online propaganda is much harder to quantify, and it’s likely those cases reached into the millions, the anti-hate organization said.”

What about the “hate speech” directed at President Trump?

I would venture to say the cases of this far exceeded 5,125 cases, AND THAT’S BY DEMOCRAT POLITICIANS ALONE!!!

And how about the “hate speech” directed at the supporters of President Trump?!

The cases of this by democrat politicians and the democrat propaganda mainstream media has to be in the thousands as well.

This doesn’t even take into consideration the number of “hate speech” cases by democrats in general.

But that’s okay, because we’re talking about President Trump and his supporters, here, and they deserve it, right? 

“The ADL, which was founded more than a century ago, said that last year marked the highest level of White supremacist propaganda seen in at least a decade.”

Right back at ya with the anti-Trump and anti-conservative propaganda.

“Its report comes as federal authorities investigate and prosecute those who stormed the U.S. Capitol in January, some of whom are accused of having ties to or expressing support for hate groups and antigovernment militias.”

‘“As we try to understand and put in perspective the past four years, we will always have these bookends of Charlottesville and Capitol Hill,’ group CEO Jonathan Greenblatt said.”

Okay, we see where you’re coming from.

It is a matter of selective perspective.  

‘“The reality is there’s a lot of things that happened in between those moments that set the stage,’ he said.”

There certainly was.

“Christian Picciolini, a former far-right extremist who founded the deradicalization group Free Radicals Project, said the surge in propaganda tracks with White supremacist and extremist recruiters seeing crises as periods of opportunity.”

Really?

‘“They use the uncertainty and fear caused by crisis to win over new recruits to their “us vs. them” narrative, painting the “other” as the cause of their pain, grievances or loss,’ Picciolini told the AP. ‘The current uncertainty caused by the pandemic, job loss, a heated election, protest over extrajudicial police killings of Black Americans, and a national reckoning sparked by our country’s long tradition of racism has created a perfect storm in which to recruit Americans who are fearful of change and progress.’”

These are also issues well worth being concerned about…, and being concerned about them doesn’t make someone a “white supremacist.”  

“Propaganda, often distributed with the intention of garnering media and online attention, helps White supremacists normalize their messaging and bolster recruitment efforts, the ADL said in its report. Language used in the propaganda is frequently veiled with a patriotic slant, making it seem benign to an untrained eye.”

Ya…, we wouldn’t want any of this “patriotic” talk catching on!

Do you really want to go there regarding propaganda?

“But some flyers, stickers and posters are explicitly racist and anti-Semitic. One piece of propaganda disseminated by the New Jersey European Heritage Association included the words ‘Black Crimes Matter,’ a derisive reference to the Black Lives Matter movement, along with cherry-picked crime statistics about attacks on White victims by Black assailants.”

No way?!

They actually said, “Black Crimes Matter?!

Unimaginable!!!

“A neo-Nazi group known as Folks Front distributed stickers that include the words ‘White Lives Matter.’”

What?!!!

They actually dared to say, “White Lives Matter?!

Shocking!!!

This cannot be allowed!!!

Do these people have no decency?!!! 

“The propaganda appeared in every state except Hawaii.”

Aloha!  “Pass the poi Mahalo!”

Good for Hawaii.

“The highest levels were seen in Texas, Washington, California, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Virginia and Pennsylvania, according to the report.”

That surprises me, seeing that Washington, California, New Jersey, New York, Massachusetts, Virginia and Pennsylvania, are all such hotbeds of conservative thought!

Now please, please, don’t get me wrong…, I’m not downplaying or excusing the instances of real “hate speech” directed at any group…, but let’s get real here.

In America you’re allowed to have an opinion, regardless of how ignorant or how hateful it is.  That’s the First Amendment, and that’s freedom of speech.

All I’m saying is let’s be honest with what’s going on here…, and let’s not try to hang all of this crap on the 70 million plus of us, whose only crime is loving our country and the American way of life.   

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Let’s review the “COVID-19 stupidness.”

“Stupid is as stupid does,” they say.

And there’s a whole lot of stupidness floating around these days.

Let’s take a look at the “COVID-19 stupidness” we are still forced to put up with.

Number one revolves around getting vaccinated.

Getting vaccinated was hailed as the cure all by the powers that be…, but now they say we still have to wear masks and social distance, anyway, even after receiving the vaccine.

Dr. Fuaci has been quoted as saying he sees us having to continue to wear masks through 2022!

C’mon, Fauci! Isn’t there any common sense associated with your “science” at all?   

And how many masks do we have to wear?

One mask was fine for close a year!

Now you say two masks, or even three masks would be better?!  

Hello, hello, “science” calling…, and “science” is wondering why you’re not answering?     

Next would have to be the airline industry.

They require passengers to social distance at every step prior to boarding the plane, then they cram us in there like sardines.

So much for the social distancing.

Does that make any sense?

Some states continue to keep their public schools closed, even though schools in other countries, and private schools here in America, have demonstrated schools can operate normally without any negative effects.  Not to mention CDC recommendations allow for schools to reopen, with proper safety considerations.

What happened to “following the science?”

Some states have still not allowed small businesses to open, but the big corporate stores, like Walmart, Home Depot, etc. are allowed to operate normally.

Is there some secret these big chain stores need to share with the small businesses so they can open too?

Then we have the situation at our southern border.

Many of these illegal immigrants are being released into our country even though they have tested positive for the virus, and many more are being released into the country without even being tested.

Additionally, untested immigrants and immigrant children are being jammed into holding facilities, without any concern for social distancing. 

But Joe says our schools can’t open and that we’ll be lucky to be able to celebrate Independence Day with our families?

Give us a break with your hypocritic polices, Illegimate Joe!  

The latest stupidness has the great and powerful “scientist,” Dr. Anthony Fauci, saying the CDC may be updating its social distancing recommendations to 3 foot spacing, since recent tests show there isn’t really much difference between distancing of 3 or 6 feet.

What?!!!

You’re kidding us, right?!

It’s been a year now, and 6 feet distancing has been the standard.

And now, after a whole year, you’re saying 3 feet is OK?!

So, where did the whole 6 feet thing come from in the first place? 

Either it’s proven science or it’s not.

Fool us once, shame on you, Fauci…, fool us twice, three times, four time, five times…, shame on the fools who keep listening to you!

Perhaps the most egregious practice, and most cruel practice, in my opinion, is disallowing visitors into hospitals, nursing homes, etc.

If masks really work, why can’t visitors just wear a mask?

If masks don’t really work (I’m going with this option), why can’t they come up with some other breathing apparatus, or some kind of suit, a visitor could wear to make their visit safe?

Forcing people to recover alone, and in many cases die alone, without having the chance to see their loved ones, should not have even been an option. This practice is just plain evil.  There’s no other word for it.

If the person is dying already, what difference does it make if they get the virus?

I can’t believe that this policy has been allowed to stand this long.

Overall, it seems many people in this country (democrats mostly) have lost any semblance of common sense.

The cure cannot be worse than the problem.

Wake up America!

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Joe’s illegitimate…, and he’s a liar too!

Let’s take a look into Joe’s primetime revisionist history address!  

Caitlin McFall of Fox News reports, “In his first primetime address to the nation Thursday night, President Biden lobbed barely concealed criticism at former President Trump for his handling of the coronavirus pandemic.”

Let’s take a listen…, this oughta be good!

‘“A year ago, we were hit with a virus that was met with silence and spread unchecked, denials for days, weeks then months — that led to more deaths, more infections, more stress, and more loneliness,’ the president said. ‘We lost faith in whether our government and our democracy can deliver on really hard things for the American people.’”

Oh, really?

So, that’s how you remember it, Joe?

I seem to remember the circumstances differently.

I remember Nancy Pelosi downplaying the virus and inviting people to get out and visit Chinatown (you can’t make this stuff up) in her wonderful city of San Francisco.

Then we had New York’s Mayor, Bill DeBlasio, saying, “If you’re not sick, you should be going about your life,” while encouraging people to patronize restaurants in the city.

Don’t you recall that, Joe?

Let’s go back to March 12 of 2020, a year ago, and see what Tristan Justice of The Federalist, an on-line magazine, had to say.  

“Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden complained Thursday about President Donald Trump calling the Wuhan coronavirus ‘a foreign virus’ in Wednesday’s Oval Office address.”

Well, wasn’t it?

Just sayin’.

‘“Labeling COVID-19 a foreign virus does not displace the accountability for the misjudgements that have taken place so far by the Trump administration,’ Biden said. ‘The [Wuhan] coronavirus does not discriminate based on national origin, race, gender, or zip code.’”

Exactly what “misjudgements,” Joe?

“In Wednesday night’s primetime White House address announcing new travel restrictions to Europe, Trump pointed out that the novel coronavirus wreaking havoc on global public health and stock markets around the world began in China, accurately referring to it as a ‘foreign virus.’”

Which it is.

“Many on the left, however, have been quick to decry the label as ‘racist’ and ‘xenophobic,’ although it’s common practice to identify a new disease with the site of its first outbreak, such as the West Nile virus and Spanish Flu.”

So, “the left” was really more concerned the verbal semantics than with the virus itself.  

“In this case, however, it is even more important to identify the new coronavirus with where it originated in the Chinese city of Wuhan, as the Chinese government attempted to cover up warnings and brushed off the threat of its severity, giving rise to what the World Health Organization has now declared a global pandemic.”

“On Thursday, Biden also criticized the administration’s decision to implement a near-total European travel ban recommended by White House public health advisors, with an exception for the United Kingdom.”

‘“Banning all travel from Europe or any other part of the world may slow it, but…it will not stop it,’ Biden warned.”

So, if Biden had been president, he wouldn’t have banned travel to and from Europe?

“In January, Biden also criticized as ‘xenophobic’ the administration’s travel ban to China as the outbreak began to worsen, although it was instrumental in preventing an outbreak in the United States much sooner.”

‘“This is no time for Donald Trump’s record of hysteria and xenophobia,’ Biden said during an Iowa campaign event.”

So, if Biden had been president at the time, he wouldn’t have even banned travel to and from China?  

“In response to Biden’s Thursday press conference, the Trump campaign put out a statement reminding the public of Biden’s opposition to the China travel ban.”

‘“Just weeks ago, he [Biden] was openly critical of President Trump’s early move to restrict travel from China to the United States in response to the coronavirus – a decision which medical experts agree helped impede the spread of the virus to this country,’ Trump Communications Director Tim Murtaugh said. ‘President Trump acted early and decisively and has put the United States on stronger footing than other nations.’”

So, it really appears the only “misjudgements” that were made early on were by you and your democrat friend, Joe, not President Trump.

McFall continues by saying, “Without ever mentioning Trump by name, Biden highlighted issues over which his predecessor has been criticized, like the importance of wearing a mask and ‘listening to the science’ in deciding how to best reopen the economy.”

So, you claim you’re “listening to the science” regarding the reopening of schools?

Interesting.   

‘“A mask, the easiest thing to do to save lives, sometimes it divides us, states pit it against one another instead of working with each other,’ Biden noted, nodding to the recent decision by Republican-led states to lift coronavirus restrictions, including mask mandates.”

“Biden encouraged Americans to listen to the advice issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in continuing to wear masks ‘to save lives.’”

“Trump’s refusal to wear a mask until several months into the pandemic was an issue Biden was critical of throughout the presidential race.”

“Biden called Dr. Anthony Fauci ‘one of the most distinguished and trusted voices in the world.’ The comment was a contrast to those made by Trump, who was sometimes a sharp critic of Fauci, the top doctor on his White House Coronavirus Task Force.”

Please recall that, initially, on March 8, 2020, Dr. Fauci said, “There’s no reason to be walking around with a mask.”

Maybe that’s why President Trump didn’t feel the need to wear a mask at the time?

He was only “following the science” at the time, and Dr. Fauci’s recommendations.

“Biden suggested Americans were not getting honesty from Trump, reflecting on a visit he made to a small business owner in Philadelphia last summer.”

‘“Looking me right in the eye, she said, “I just want the truth,”’ he said, describing what the business owner said she needed most to help her through the pandemic.”

‘“My fellow Americans, you’re owed nothing less than the truth,’ Biden added.”

Well, then why aren’t you giving us the truth, Joe?

“He noted that when he entered office, only 8 percent of people age 65 and up had received their first vaccine shot, contrasting that with the numbers who have gotten the vaccine under his presidency.”

Could it be because, “The vaccines had only recently been made available when Biden took office Jan. 20?”

“But defenders of President Trump have noted that Operation Warp Speed — the Trump administration’s effort to help develop coronavirus vaccines — helped produced results in less than a year, a timeframe considered fast for vaccine development.”

Not just considered “fast,” but considered impossible by many doctors and experts throughout 2020.

According to Sandy Cohen for UCLA Health [UCLA Health is among the most comprehensive and advanced health care systems in the world, comprised of multiple hospitals and medical centers in the Los Angeles area], in December of 2020, “The COVID-19 vaccines coming soon to the United States and already approved in the U.K. and Canada are the fastest vaccines ever created.”

“In a remarkable achievement of medical science, we’ve gone from identifying a new pathogen — the novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2 — to discovering an immune response against it to developing and testing a safe and effective vaccine for it in less than 12 months.”

“Previously, the fastest vaccine to go from development to deployment was the mumps vaccine in the 1960s, which took about four years.”

‘“This is shattering that record,’ says Otto Yang, MD, an infectious disease specialist at UCLA Health. ‘This is really an amazing achievement.’”

So, why hasn’t the “fake news,” any of the democrats, or “President” Biden given any credit at all to former President Trump for facilitating this remarkable achievement?

‘“President Biden’s plan is to rely on the work that has already been done by Operation Warp Speed,’ House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., wrote on Twitter on Thursday night. ‘That’s why only 9% of his “relief” bill went to defeating the virus.’”

‘“What American needs now is to fully reopen our economy and our classrooms,’ McCarthy added.”

Biden also directed states to make all adults eligible for vaccines by May 1, 2021.

So, adults weren’t eligible to get the vaccines already?

I don’t get it.   

“[Former President] Trump could not be immediately reached by Fox News for comment.”

That’s okay…, I think we can all imagine what he would have said, anyway.

In addition, Li Cohen of CBS News reports that, “While President Biden’s first prime-time address was largely optimistic regarding the country’s plan for tackling coronavirus, Mr. Biden also used his time at the podium to condemn the surge in violence that Asian Americans have experienced over the past year.”

‘“Too often, we’ve turned against one another,’ the president said. ‘Vicious hate crimes against Asian Americans, who have been attacked, harassed, blamed and scapegoated.’”

“While hate crimes fell overall by 7% in 2020, a new report published this week found that Asian Americans experienced a 150% surge in attacks. In July 2020, there were more than 2,100 anti-Asian American hate incidents that were directly related to the pandemic.”

A White House official had confirmed to CBS News’ Weijia Jiang ahead of the speech that the president would address these attacks, saying his decision to do so was deliberate and that his message would be ‘very forceful.’”

No one is going to argue that any these harassment incidents are okay.

So, along those lines, it is a good thing that President Biden brought this to everyone’s attention.

I’m not afraid to give credit where credit is due…, unlike Mr. Biden, here.

My only question is, why has this been kept such a secret, for so long?

I, literally, cannot recall hearing anything about this, not one time, over the last year.

Our mainstream news media, who are usually so eager to jump on these types of race-based attacks, obviously felt that none of this was newsworthy.

Why would that be?

Americans of Asian descent must not have fit their (the democrats) narrative for one reason or another.  

We’ll have to keep an eye on this and see how the democrats, and the “fake news” choose to spin this one.

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The “For The People Act” is anything but.

“H.R. 1” represents the House of Representatives’ bill with the highest priority…, and it is obvious why.  

According to Betsy McCaughey, for The Boston Herald, “Nancy Pelosi’s top priority is to turn America into a one-party nation ruled by Democrats. Her bill HR 1 trashes the U.S. Constitution in an attempt to rig the system and make it virtually impossible to elect a Republican president or Congress again. It’s a power grab.”

The “For the People Act” has nothing to do with “The People,” and everything to do with “the democrats.”  

On a side note, why does it seem that everything the democrats are doing lately seems to “trash the U.S. Constitution?’

Have you noticed this?

Didn’t all of these people take an oath to preserve and protect The Constitution?

Just sayin’.  

“The bill eviscerates [“Eviscerates” is a strong word!] state voting laws and forces all the states to conform to a set of rules that includes automatic voter registration. Anyone who goes to a DMV or applies for food stamps, Medicaid or other social services, or attends a public college will be automatically enrolled to vote.”

It’s our right to NOT vote as well, isn’t it?

It’s our right to NOT have someone vote on our behalf without our permission, isn’t it?

Well, isn’t it?

“Noncitizens are obligated to identify themselves and opt out, but there are no criminal penalties if they don’t.”

The fact that in some states, “noncitizens” can get driver’s licenses, food stamps, Medicaid, other social services, or attend a public college, is a whole other issue…, but they should not be allowed to register to vote, and it should not be up to them to “opt out.”   

“From California to New York, Democrats are already pushing to allow noncitizens to vote in local elections. They see this as their roadmap to a future permanent majority.”

Maybe “yes,” and maybe “no.”

Just because democrats let them in doesn’t necessarily mean they want to see America devolve into the socialist and totalitarian nightmares they just came from.  

“HR 1’s bag of tricks also includes banning state voter ID requirements. Anyone can show up on Election Day to vote, registered or not, and simply sign a statement that they’re a legal voter.”

So, they’re saying voting is less important than:

Buying alcohol

Buying cigarettes

Sitting at a bar

Renting a car

Getting on an airplane

Adopting a pet

Renting a hotel room

Applying for a fishing license

Buying a cell phone

Visiting a casino

Picking up a prescription

Donating blood

Buying an “M” rated video game

Purchasing nail polish at CVS

Purchasing certain cold medicines

Attending the democrat national convention

Is that what they’re saying?

Yes…, that’s what they’re saying.   

“HR 1 is being sold as a reform to make voting easier.”

Well, HR 1 definitely does that!

“In truth, it makes cheating easier.”

And we’ve already seen evidence of that in the 2020 election.

“HR 1 compels states to send out absentee or mail-in ballots universally, favoring Democrats who tend to use this method.”

The republicans may be forced to use this “method” as well in future elections.

I mean, you’ve got to fight fire with fire, right?

We may see a day, in the future, where there are more votes tallied than people living in America!  

“It also forces states to count ballots that arrive by mail as late as 10 days after the election. Say goodbye to election night finality.”

“HR 1 also legalizes ballot harvesting, a practice many states are struggling to stop. A political organization pays a worker to walk through housing projects and neighborhoods, knock on doors, offer to help residents fill out the ballots they’ve received in the mail, and then submit the piles of completed ballots. It’s a recipe for fraud.”

“It’s also unconstitutional.”

“The authors of the Constitution worried that Congress would try to seize control of presidential selection using dirty tricks like those in HR 1. That’s why they acted to ‘to take the business as far as possible out of their hands,’ according to Charles Pinckney, a framer from South Carolina.”

“Congress, said Pinckney, ‘had no right to meddle’ in it. The framers provided in Article II, Sec. 1 that only state legislatures would have the power to determine how the president is chosen. No national rules.”

“But Pelosi has no qualms about trashing the Constitution to kneecap her opponents.”

There they go “trashing the Constitution, again.

“HR 1 also asserts Congress has the authority to make the District of Columbia into the 51st state. That would hand Democrats two more Senate seats, breaking the current 50-50 tie. Voter registration in D.C. is 76% Democratic and only 6% Republican.”

The recent election indicates the percentage is much higher than that, with over 92% of the votes going to democrats.

“Pelosi ignores that only a constitutional amendment can change the status or parameters of the district.”

“HR 1 also would expose supporters of conservative causes to disclosure and harassment. In 2013, then-President Barack Obama’s Internal Revenue Service tried to strong-arm tax-exempt tea party organizations into disclosing their donors. Pelosi’s bill would give that thuggish tactic the force of law, requiring organizations to disclose their donors.”

“Pelosi’s democracy-destroying bill will pass in the House, where Democrats have a majority [and have no problem with destroying democracy].”

“President Joe Biden has promised to sign it if it passes the Senate. So much for Biden’s unity pledge.”

And, because Illegitimate Joe just signs what they tell him to.  

“Under current Senate rules, 60 votes are needed to enact HR 1. Democrats don’t have them yet. It’s up to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to protect the 60-vote filibuster rule. He’s called the bill ‘the Democratic Politician Protection Act,’ and deplores it as a naked attempt to change the election rules to benefit one party.”

It’s really cringeworthy when we have to count on Mitch McConnell to do anything.

“The bill is just what you’d expect from Pelosi. But the Senate needs to rise to the occasion and protect honest, competitive elections — the foundation of our freedom.”

The RStreet.org website says,   

“H.R. 1 is likely the most consequential piece of election-related legislation in years and mostly in a bad way. Let’s be clear: it should be easier to participate in elections and easier to talk about elections. Anything that does the opposite is a bad idea.”

“As an organization, R Street stands strongly for the cause of political reform, and we will always support good policy. H.R. 1 is not good policy.”

The Heritage Foundation adds, about HR 1, that, “It would implement nationwide the worst changes in election rules that occurred during the 2020 election and go even further in eroding and eliminating basic security protocols that states have in place.”

“It would make it a criminal offense for a state official to reject a voter registration application even when it is rejected ‘under color of law’ [whatever that means] because the official believes the individual is ineligible to vote. It would also require states to allow 16-year-olds and 17-year-olds to register; when combined with a ban on voter ID and restrictions on the ability to challenge the eligibility of a voter, this would effectively ensure that underage individuals could vote with impunity.”

“Require states to count ballots cast by voters outside of their assigned precincts, overriding the precinct system used by almost all states that allows election officials to monitor votes, staff polling places, provide enough ballots, and prevent election fraud.”

“Mandate no-fault absentee ballots, which are the tool of choice for vote thieves. It would ban witness signature or notarization requirements for absentee ballots; force states to accept absentee ballots received up to 10 days after Election Day as long as they are postmarked by Election Day; and require states to allow vote trafficking (vote harvesting) so that any third parties—including campaign staffers and political consultants—can pick up and deliver absentee ballots.”

“H.R. 1 would add a provision criminalizing ‘hindering, interfering, or preventing’ anyone from registering or voting, which is so vague and so broad that it could prevent providing any information to election officials about the ineligibility of an individual, such as an applicant not being a U.S. citizen.”

“Reduce the number of Federal Election Commission members from six to five, allowing the political party with three commission seats to control the commission and engage in partisan enforcement activities.”

“Authorize the Internal Revenue Service to engage in partisan activity. H.R. 1 would permit the IRS to investigate and consider the political and policy positions of nonprofit organizations before granting tax-exempt status, thus enabling IRS officials to target organizations engaging in First Amendment activity with disfavored views.”

“Limit access to federal courts for anyone challenging H.R. 1. The bill would prohibit the filing of any lawsuits challenging the constitutionality of H.R. 1 anywhere except in the District Court for the District of Columbia and would allow the court to order all plaintiffs and intervenors, regardless of their number (such as all 50 states), ‘to file joint papers or to be represented by a single attorney at oral argument,’ severely limiting the legal representation and due process rights of challengers.”

Wow, they have really thought of everything!

We ARE living in America, aren’t we?

These democrats seem hell-bent on dragging us into some kind of Nazi Germany scenario.

And they have the unmitigated nerve to call this the “For The People Act” on top of it all.

There is no question that the democrats are completely un-American and have no shame. 

No shame, whatsoever.     

I have many blogs out here regarding democrat voting shenanigans you can check out as well.  

The following blog links contain some of my suggestions to improve our voting process.

These would be things that should be included in HR 1 if the democrats were really interested in improving the process for “We The People.”                                                                                                                                                                                              

“It’s not ‘just’ one vote. It’s my one vote!”

https://mrericksonrules.com/2018/11/05/its-not-just-one-vote-its-my-one-vote/

and…,

‘“If the American people lose confidence in the integrity of our election system, we are one big step closer to our republic dissolving right before our eyes.’ – MrEricksonRules”

https://mrericksonrules.com/2018/11/15/if-the-american-people-lose-confidence-in-the-integrity-of-our-election-system-we-are-one-big-step-closer-to-our-republic-dissolving-right-before-our-eyes-mrericksonrules/

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These “anti-Trumpers” just won’t quit!

Philip Kennicott, Art and architecture critic, for The Washington Post, writes, “Trump wants a library. He must never have one.”

Okay…, quit beating around the bush, Kennicott…, how do you really feel?

Before we get going, it should be noted that Kennicott is a Pulitzer Prize-winning critic…, which means he’s officially a member of “the club,” and even slimier than your average elitist liberal critic.

Ugh.

But I digress.

Kennicott says, “Former president Donald Trump will have an official portrait in the National Portrait Gallery at some point. And in states where he remains popular, he could have airports, bridges and schools named for him. But Trump must never have an official presidential library, and Congress should move quickly to make sure he never will.”

Uh, excuse me, Phil, but Donald Trump was The President, wasn’t he?

And former presidents get to have presidential libraries, don’t they?

Even impeached Bill Clinton got to have one.

Richard Nixon resigned in shame, and he still got to have one. 

So, what’s your problem?

Why this never-ending discrimination wherever and whenever President Trump is concerned?

Are you and your democrat friends still really that frightened by him?

I guess so.

I can understand why you all are…, but that’s your problem, not ours. 

“On Jan. 20, the day he left office, the National Archives launched the Donald J. Trump Presidential Library website. Already, there are rumors that the former president is engaged with the idea of creating some kind of presidential center, perhaps run by longtime aide Dan Scavino, with a price tag as high as $2 billion.”

“There are rumors?”

How journalistically liberal of you.

There are also rumors that you are an idiot.

By the end of this blog, we’ll see that these are more than just rumors.  

Anyway…, you really have NO idea how much President Trump’s library may cost, Kennicott…, nobody does.

It hasn’t even been designed yet!

Have you seen the price tag for Obama’s proposed mega-complex?

It’s “estimated” to cost at least $500 million.

And who’s going to pay for that library?

Not Barack Obama.

I am sure, however, that President Trump will at least pick-up the lion’s share of the tab for his library.

That’s just how he rolls.     

Kennicott continues, “None of this, however, means that Trump could actually create a presidential center similar to the one planned for former president Barack Obama, or those dedicated to former presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. As Anthony Clark, author of ‘The Last Campaign: How Presidents Rewrite History, Run for Posterity & Enshrine Their Legacies,’ wrote recently in Politico, it is unlikely that Trump has the focus, administrative savvy and financial resources to execute a presidential center: ‘Presidential libraries are complicated. And if you understand how they work — and how Trump himself works — it’s nearly impossible to imagine him actually pulling it off,’ Clark writes.”

Wait, what?!

You don’t think President Trump “has the focus, administrative savvy and financial resources to execute a presidential center, unlike Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton?!”

Seriously?!

Obviously, Anthony Clark and you, Philip Kennicott, Mr. Pulitzer Prize winner, don’t seem to be aware that Donald Trump built his fortune in construction, constructing mega-buildings and mega-properties!

How in THEE hell can you sit there and say, “it’s nearly impossible to imagine him actually pulling it off?”

It’s actually quite easy to see President Trump “pulling it off.”

And you two idiots actually get paid to write this stuff?

Kennicott continues, “But that doesn’t mean that Trump won’t try and that, in trying, cause further damage to the country.”

What?!

“Cause further damage to the country?”

His library may end up being an eyesore and appoint of contention for you democrat totalitarians, but that’s about it.

Being in Florida, I can envision President Trump’s library being a popular stop right along with Disney World, The Kennedy Space Center, Universal Studios, etc.   

“That is why Congress should use this moment to reconsider the legislation that helped create and shape the presidential libraries now administered by the National Archives, not just to prevent Trump from perpetrating one last, giant grift, but to reform the system so it serves the country [meaning the democrat totalitarians] better. This is long overdue, and would need to be done even if Trump weren’t trying to raise $2 billion for a Trump center. But his intention to do so makes this urgent, even an issue of national security.”

“An issue of national security?!”

C’mon, Phil, you’re really getting a little ridiculous with your hyperbole, here.

These democrats really are suffering from stage four Trump Derangement Syndrome (TDS).

Phil continues with a little history here, which is actually beneficial. “Before Franklin D. Roosevelt decided to donate his presidential papers to the federal government in 1939, the documents and paperwork generated by a president usually were considered the outgoing leader’s personal property. Roosevelt recognized an interest in giving the public access to this material.”

“The 1955 Presidential Libraries Act formalized the process, encouraging presidents to donate their papers, as well as land and a building to house them, which the National Archives would officially maintain.”

“Over the next decades, these privately created, federally administered libraries became increasingly complex, serving as museums, think tanks and shrines, with presidents allowed considerable — often far too much — control over what records were considered presidential and when the public could access them.”

The only presidents Phil has concerns about are the republican presidents, of course.

“Individual presidents used executive orders to make changes, the law was amended and former presidents were required to donate more and more resources to maintaining the federally operated part of these facilities.”

“Finally, in 2017, faced with the possibility of having to donate 60 percent of the total cost of an Obama presidential center to the federal government to cover running the library part of the project, the 44th president opted out of the system almost entirely.”

You see, if you’re a democrat, you’re allowed to “opt out” of whatever you want.”

“When the Obama center opens in Chicago, no official presidential library will be part of the complex, which will be privately built and operated. Obama’s presidential records, the vast bulk of them digital rather than paper, will have to be accessed elsewhere, although the Archives will loan material to the Obama center for exhibitions.”

So, it will be a shrine to Barack Obama and a liberal propaganda production studio, more than a library, and he will be in complete control of what is there and how he prefers to be remembered. I’m sure our collection of wealthy, elitist, liberals will be tripping over themselves to donate money to this.  

“Ordinarily, presidential records can’t be accessed for five, and up to 12, years after a chief executive leaves office. And before leaving office, a president has significant leverage over what the public eventually can see, which documents are delivered to the Archives, which are considered public and which are private, and to weigh in on other matters, including security and the national interest.”

The key word here is “ordinarily.”

“The case of Trump is exceptional by any standard, and he should be afforded no discretion over his records or any privilege to extend the amount of time before the public can see them.”

No discretion whatsoever…, of course not!  Not in President Trump’s case.

“Trump’s 2017 requirement that the National Archives withhold access to his materials until 2033 should be abrogated, and Congress should begin an extraordinary effort to recover as much of his communications legacy as possible, even material that wasn’t deemed ‘presidential.’ Trump’s presidency mixed public and private interests in a way that was unprecedented in modern American history, so his decisions on these matters can’t be trusted.”

“He incited an insurrection [an accusation he was acquitted of, by the way], and many of the people who may have participated in that, including members of Congress, are still actively engaged in public life. The need to know who they are and what they did isn’t just a matter for the FBI, the Justice Department and prosecutors.”

It isn’t just “a matter for the FBI, the Justice Department and prosecutors,” it’s a matter for the Democrat Gestapo!

Are you on drugs, Phil…, because it seems like you’re on drugs.

So, let me get this straight…, you want to use the presidential library process to collect all the information about President Trump you can in an effort to perpetuate prosecutorial attacks against former President Trump and any republicans in Congress who supported him?

You and your readership are sick, Phil.

Just sayin’.

“It is imperative to the nation’s future that we know how and why authoritarianism became so deeply and pervasively rooted in the Trump administration.”

Okay…, timeout!

The BS just keeps flowing out of your mouth like water out of a firehose involved in a five-alarm fire!

First of all, you use the word “authoritarianism.”

“Authoritarianism” is defined as, “The enforcement or advocacy of strict obedience to authority at the expense of personal freedom.  A lack of concern for the wishes or opinions of others.”

Now I ask you…, who does this better describe…, the censoring, cancelling, COVID shutdown mandating democrats, or former President Donald Trump?

Thank you.

“Historians, journalists and biographers need immediate access to this material (with the minimal oversight necessary by professional, nonpartisan archivists [Which means no conservative archivists will be tolerated.] to help educate the American public on the greatest threat to the republic since the Civil War.”

Here we go again with this 180-degree false hyperbole.

“Even a privately funded and operated Trump presidential library, which would be devoted to whitewashing his record and rewriting history, is a terrible and even dangerous idea.”

No, it’s you and your democrat totalitarian friends who are “dangerous,” Phil.

“Further, given Trump’s alleged misuse of charitable funds, including self-dealing, waste and other illegal activities, at his now dissolved New York-based foundation, any intention to start another public entity can only be considered a crime scene waiting to happen.”

The keyword there was “alleged.” Without that word, old Phil boy would have been looking at lawsuit that he could not afford.

What were your feelings about the Clinton Foundation, Phil?

I think we can all make an educated guess about your concerns there, Phil.   

“If it unfortunately does happen, it probably will be in Florida, where state Attorney General Ashley Moody is one of Trump’s top surrogates and a prominent supporter of his false claims of election fraud. So, on this matter, Americans cannot trust the rule of law in Florida, but they can put pressure on corporate and other entities not to donate to any group associated with any effort to build a Trump presidential center. And the FBI can keep a close watch on any national group created to solicit funding for such an endeavor.”

Watch it, Phil, with your false claims about his false claims of election fraud.

And you want the FBI to, “Keep a close watch on any national group created to solicit funding for such an endeavor?”

Honestly, it sounds like another Gestapo type tactic, but now that I think about it more, I’m sure it could be arranged. The FBI is just sooo “swampy” these days.

“Finally [Thank God!], Congress can improve American record-keeping and preservation by forbidding future presidents from raising money for presidential centers while still in office. Access to presidential records is also expensive and time consuming — even digital documents, the quantity of which has grown exponentially since most communications became electronic, need to be sorted, surveyed and labeled, a process that is laborious. Rachel Vagts, president of the Society of American Archivists, points out that the most urgent need, right now, is better funding for the National Archives, and a better culture of compliance with laws governing record-keeping.”

Ahhh, yes…, mo’ money, mo’ money, mo’ money…, and the proper level of compliance with the government, of course.

“Trump reportedly [Oh, really…, reported by who?] flouted those laws on a regular basis, tearing up and discarding even paper documents. [Can you imagine that?!  Someone throwing away or tearing up some piece of paper they wrote something on?!  For the love of God!!!] The extent to which he and his administration destroyed records and communicated outside of federal systems is unknown [Hillary’s “communications outside of federal systems” is known, and we have all learned it’s no big deal, so…], which is why he and his people should be cut out of the process of preserving those documents. And Americans should shame anyone — including architecture firms, exhibit designers and corporate donors — who helps Trump perpetuate the lies that nearly destroyed our 244-year-old effort to create a democratically governed republic.”

Ok…, that’s enough, Phil…, I think I just threw up in my mouth a little there.   

Philip Kennicott seems to have extended his supposed expertise far outside of the realm of an Art and architecture critic, here.

You should really just stay in your lane, Phil…, you kind of embarrassed yourself here, and exposed yourself as one of the true, card carrying, democrat neo-Nazis.  

Kennicott has collected a paycheck for over twenty years from The Washington Post. I guess that’s really all you need to know.

Inclosing, for your viewing pleasure, I’d like to suggest a few presidential library designs for some of our distinguished past presidents.

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“Neanderthal thinking” is “deplorable!”

Yes, folks…, cognitively challenged Joe sticks one of his shuffling feet into his mouth again!

According to Caitlin McFall of Fox News, “President Biden took a swipe at Republican governors in Texas and Mississippi Wednesday, accusing them of ‘Neanderthal thinking’ following their decision to reverse COVID safety policies, including mask mandates.”

“Neanderthal thinking,” huh, Joe?

Do you mean the type of “Neanderthal thinking” that has been exhibited by democrat New York Governor, Andrew “Fredo” Cuomo, with his sexual harassment of women?

If you’re going to qualify any thinking as “Neanderthal thinking,” Cuomo’s behavior would seem to fit the bill the best of any.

Just sayin’.

‘“We’ve been able to move that all the way up to the end of May to have enough [vaccines] for every American, to get every adult American to get a shot,’ Biden told reporters from the White House Wednesday. ‘The last thing we need is the Neanderthal thinking.’”

“Despite the warning issued by health officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding a fourth resurgence in coronavirus cases earlier this week, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves said all state regulations would be lifted starting Wednesday.”

‘“Starting tomorrow, we are lifting all of our county mask mandates and businesses will be able to operate at full capacity without any state-imposed rules. Our hospitalizations and case numbers have plummeted, and the vaccine is being rapidly distributed. It is time!’ he said in a tweet Tuesday.”

“Similarly, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott pointed to lower case counts and the increase in vaccine accessibility as justification to revoke all state-imposed coronavirus regulations starting March 10.”

‘“With the medical advancements of vaccines and antibody therapeutic drugs, Texas now has the tools to protect Texans from the virus,’ Abbott said Tuesday, advising Texans that businesses will be allowed to operate at 100 percent capacity and masks are no longer required.”

Just to clarify, Illegitimate Joe, and all the rest of the democrats who don’t seem to listen very well, the governors DID NOT reverse COVID safety policies, including mask wearing, social distancing, or any other COVID precautions…, in fact, they both encouraged their people to continue to practice all recommended COVID precautions. They merely discontinued any official government restrictions and mandates, leaving it up to the citizens of their states to practice precautions as they seem fit.  

“The same day Biden slammed the Republican lawmakers for allowing business owners to open their doors again to help put food on the table, a new disturbing report about COVID coming across the border came to light.”

“The Biden administration’s border patrol has released more than 100 illegal immigrants into Texas since late January that have tested positive for the coronavirus following their arrival, officials in a city on the U.S.-Mexico border tell Fox News.”

I’m not going to call this “Neanderthal thinking,” but it is safe to call this “thinking” irresponsible and flawed.  

‘“Getting a shot in someone’s arm and getting the second shot…[is] going to take time. And it’s critical, critical, critical, critical [I guess it’s really critical!] that they follow the science,’ Biden told reporters from the White House. ‘Wash your hands, hot water, do it frequently, wear a mask and stay socially distance.’”

It’s critical to “follow the science,” huh, Joe?

Well, it’s apparently NOT critical to “follow the science” when it comes to getting our kids back in school, or when shipping these COVID positive illegal immigrants all over the country to help spread the China virus, is it Joe?   

There’s a nice use of masks and social distancing down there at the border as well!

Mark Moore, for The New York Post, reports that, “​More than 100 illegal immigrants who tested positive for the coronavirus — after their arrival in Texas ​​since late January — have been released by the Border Patrol into the Lone Star State ​and are free to travel to other parts of the US, according to reports.”

“Felipe Romero, a spokesman for the border city of Brownsville, told Fox News that they are telling the migrants who tested positive to follow Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to quarantine and maintain social distance, but that Brownsville doesn’t have the authority to stop them from traveling to the rest of the country.”

“He said the 108 positives account for 6.3 percent of the total migrants who received rapid tests at the city’s main bus terminal, a program that began on Jan. 25.”

“Some of the migrants described to ‘Noticias Telemundo Investiga’ ​how they were tested at the border and then allowed to hit the streets despite a positive result for the coronavirus.”​

“Miriam Izaguirre, a migrant from Honduras, said she crossed the Rio Grande on Monday with her young son and surrendered to authorities but was released within a few hours by the Border Patrol.”

‘“Right now, we were tested for COVID and they separated us … because we were positive,’ Izaguirre told news site. ‘We are waiting right now.’”

“They expect to board a bus to Houston.”​

“Other migrants who tested positive said they plan to travel to North Carolina, Maryland and New Jersey.”

“The immigrants said they didn’t receive any documentation that they had tested positive. They were simply informed that they had.​”

“President Biden has been reversing many of former President Donald Trump’s immigration policies since entering the White House, and US Customs and Border Protection said in a report last month that the border is experiencing a surge of migrants.”

“But speaking at a White House briefing Monday, Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas denied a crisis existed on the border.”

‘“The men and women of the Department of Homeland Security are working around the clock, seven days a week to ensure that we do not have a crisis at the border, that we manage the challenge as acute as the challenge is,’ he told reporters.”

Just because you’re “working around the clock, seven days a week” to ensure you don’t have a crisis at the border doesn’t mean you don’t have a crisis at the border, or in Texas, North Carolina, Maryland and New Jersey, and God knows where else.

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