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DEMOCRATS WANT YOU HELPLESS

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Once again, administrative agencies are advancing a progressive communist democrat agenda that weakens our nation and its citizens.

With a lack of democratic accountability and usurping the constitutional lawmaking role of Congress, the Consumer Product Safety Commission is proposing a rule limiting the amount of carbon monoxide portable gas generators can emit. The commission has admitted that 95 percent of portable gas generators on the market may not comply with its new standard without significant re-engineering.

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On April 20, 2023, the Commission published an SNPR [Supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking] in the Federal Register, proposing to issue a modified safety standard for portable generators under the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA; 15 U.S.C. 2051–2089), and seeking written comments. 88 FR 24346. The SNPR seeks to address the unreasonable risk of injury and death associated with acute carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from portable generators. The proposed rule limits CO emissions from portable generators and requires generators to shut off when specified emission levels are reached.  <Source>

It should be noted that even though the agency solicits public comments during the rulemaking process, the level of public input is often limited to involved companies, lobbyists, and activists. The general public does not read the Federal Register and is often intimidated by the process and excluded by the formal rulemaking process.

There is no doubt that the lack of portable gas generators is not only dangerous but also reduces the resiliency of America and Americans…

The demand for reliable and uninterrupted electricity has become more critical than ever as our electric grid grows unstable from increased demand. From powering essential medical equipment during power emergencies to supporting construction activities in remote locations, the need for electricity is ubiquitous and self-evident.

Power Resilience during Emergencies: Natural disasters such as hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes can wreak havoc on conventional power infrastructures, leading to widespread blackouts. During these challenging times, portable gas generators can provide a lifeline by generating electricity on-site. Equipped with fuel tanks, these generators can run for hours or even days, ensuring that critical appliances like refrigerators, medical equipment, and communication devices remain operational, offering a sense of security and stability during emergencies.

Remote Areas and Off-Grid Locations: Many areas in the United States lack access to reliable electricity due to their remote location or underdeveloped infrastructure. Whether a remote cabin in the wilderness or a construction site far from the city's power grid, portable gas generators can bridge the gap and supply power where conventional options are impractical or unavailable.

Backup Power for Businesses and Homes: In urban settings, power outages can occur unexpectedly, leading to disruptions in daily life and affecting businesses' productivity. For businesses, every minute without power can translate into financial losses. Portable gas generators can be an efficient backup power source, providing continuous electricity until the primary power supply is restored. Homeowners can also benefit by preserving perishable goods, maintaining climate control, and staying connected during extended blackouts.

Recreational Activities and Outdoor Events: Portable gas generators enable Americans to embrace nature while enjoying modern comforts, including lighting, cooking devices, and audio equipment.

A side note: Democrats comprise a majority on the Consumer Product Safety Commission…

All commissioners are attorneys with extensive government involvement.

  • Alexander Hoehn-Saric (Chair) is a Biden-nominated progressive communist democrat.

  • Mary Boyle is a Biden-nominated progressive communist democrat.

  • Richard Trumka, Jr., is a Biden-nominated progressive communist democrat and the son of the communist thug labor leader Richard Trumka (July 24, 1949 – August 5, 2021).

  • Peter A. Feldman is a Trump-nominated commissioner with ties to the establishment wing of the Republican Party.

  • One vacancy to be filled.

Bottom line…

Our reliance on electricity continues growing, and the need for portable gas generators is becoming increasingly apparent. Whether as a medical lifeline during emergencies, supporting off-grid construction and recreational activities, and providing needed reliable backup power for homes and businesses, having a portable gas generator readily available can provide peace of mind, making them an indispensable asset for electricity production in diverse circumstances. 

To use global climate change or a relatively small number of mishaps to disadvantage a large portion of our population is unconscionable, primarily since most generators are used in an open-air environment. 

For those of us who use these generators responsibly, we are aware of their environmental impact and adhere to safety guidelines. The proposed rule is tantamount to energy tyranny.

We are so screwed.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


DEMOCRATS AT WORK

We are being bamboozled...

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The progressive communist democrat playbook...

The message: Donald Trump is an existential threat to democracy.

The belief:  Donald Trump must win the primary so an addled Joe Biden can beat him.

The plan:  Indict Trump so he can’t serve if he manages to win the general election.

The revised plan:  Replace Joe Biden with someone NOT Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, or Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. 

How crazy is it getting?  

  • Explicit sex pervasion pictures made available to children, while Hunter Biden's dick pics” shock Congressional sensibilities.
  • AOC questions corruption investigation while we are experiencing a climate crisis.
  • YouTube deletes the livestream of the congressional hearing because it violates an unspecified something in their terms of service agreement.
  • Nobody is above the law except Democrats -- Donald Trump is facing yet another “Trumped-Up” indictment.
  • Mainstream media buries explosive testimony for “sex in space” feature.
  • Biden is being pressured by black activists to make black reparations a national policy.
  • IRS whistleblowers are finally speaking out, and the evidence is damning for the Biden Family.
  • The Strategic Petroleum Reserves are probably not going to be replenished in our lifetime.
  • Oil prices are going up thanks to the Saudi output cut.
  • The war in Ukraine continues apace and Biden wants to call up reservists.
  • Paris and other parts of Europe are grappling with immigrant violence.
  • Earlier today, protestors stormed the Swedish embassy in Baghdad and lit a fire to protest the plans of an Iraqi defector to burn a copy of the Quran.
  • New York City is no longer welcoming migrants and kicking some of them out of shelters.
  • Central Bank Digital Currency could be here any day now.
  • A new House report accuses Alejandro Mayorkas of repeatedly ignoring immigration laws.
  • Pandemic Ties to CCP -- Bombshell Revelation: Dr. Fauci Knew.
  • Mitt Romney wants America to notice National Hot Dog Day.

The bottom line...

Sane-candidate

We are so screwed.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


IMAGINE HOW MANY HATERS OF AMERICA HAVE BEEN ELECTED TO OFFICE?

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Imagination…

While politics is often perceived as a realm of complexity and unpredictability, a mysterious and unknowable domain that usually leaves citizens wondering about the outcomes of various political scenarios.

Our imagination can serve as a complementary tool to traditional analysis, unlocking new insights and predictions. By embracing imagination in the context of politics, we can envision policy impacts and anticipate unforeseen events.

Jayapal comments...

On Saturday, July 15 Representative Pramilla Jayapal, Chair of the 103-member Progressive Caucus publicly announced that she has been fighting hard “to make clear that Israel is a racist state.”Thankfully, the leaders of the Democratic Party responded with a strong rejection of her remarks. But because she and so many others like to make this and similar fallacious arguments, it is worth responding to and debunking it in a fuller fashion.

The assertion that the State of Israel is itself a racist endeavor is antisemitic on its face, as no one seems to have a problem with the existence of over 50 Muslim nations and over 100 Christian countries.

Calling it “racist” also serves to justify and promote the delegitimization and destruction of the lone Jewish state. Of course, it is important to note that there is a difference between calling the entire existence of the State of Israel itself a “racist endeavor” and criticizing any particular Israeli government policies or practices as “racist.”

One is flatly antisemitic, while the other is a criticism of Israel like that of any other country.

Jayapal’s retraction openly disavowed the first, but she did not back away from the separate claim that Israel is a racist state in practice, which remains the kind of massively pernicious charge that needs to be backed up with evidence, of which she has none. The attempt to impose an American lens of race on a conflict she does not seem to understand is inexcusable in the context of an elected leader publicly maligning an entire country—and a close American ally.

The reason that she cannot present any evidence to support her position is because there is none, and calling Israel a racist state is counterfactual and ridiculous.

The term “Palestinians” as it is used today includes Arabs who are Israeli citizens; Arabs residing in the Gaza Strip and the disputed territories; and Arabs who were displaced as a result of the conflicts in 1948 and 1967.

Israel treats all of its citizens, including its Arab citizens, equally under the law. Israeli Arabs enjoy positions in the highest levels of every branch of government, including the legislative branch (the Knesset), the executive branch (the Israeli cabinet) and the judicial branch (the Supreme Court). In fact, in some cases, Arab citizens of Israel have more rights than Jewish citizens of Israel, including the fact that Arab citizens of Israel are not required to serve in the military. <Source>

One wonders how a racist that often denigrates America winds up as Chair of the 103-member Progressive Caucus -- but that's the progressive communist democrats for you.

Imagine if there were only nine openly anti-Semitic haters of present-day Israel in the House of Representatives…

House approves pro-Israel resolution after outcry over Jayapal comments

The House voted overwhelmingly to approve a resolution Tuesday backing Israel and condemning antisemitism, a move sparked by recent comments from Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) that ignited a firestorm on Capitol Hill and highlighted Democratic divisions on the highly delicate topic of Israel-Palestine relations.

The vote was 412-9-1 to endorse the symbolic measure, which says Israel “is not a racist or apartheid state,” rejects antisemitism and xenophobia in all forms and declares that the U.S. “will always be a staunch partner and supporter of Israel.”

The lone opponents were liberal Democrats — most of them members of the far-left Squad — who have been highly critical of Israel’s human rights record toward Palestinians, particularly under the conservative administration of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. <Source>

  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY)
  • Rashida Tlaib (D-MI)
  • Jamaal Bowman (D-NY)
  • Summer Lee (D-PA)
  • Ilhan Omar (D-MN)
  • Cori Bush (D-MO)
  • André Carson (D-IN)
  • Delia Ramirez (D-IL)
  • Ayanna Pressley (D-MA)

… how many racists and open haters of present-day America must be in the Congressional Black Caucus?

  • Raphael Warnock (D-GA)
  • Cory Booker (D-NJ)
  • Terri Sewell (D-AL-7, Birmingham)
  • Barbara Lee (D-CA-12, Oakland)
  • Sydney Kamlager-Dove (D-CA-37, Los Angeles)
  • Maxine Waters (D-CA-43, Los Angeles)
  • Joe Neguse (D-CO-2, Lafayette)
  • Jahana Hayes (D-CT-5, Wolcott)
  • Lisa Blunt Rochester (D-DE-AL, Wilmington)
  • Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC-AL, Washington)
  • Maxwell Frost (D-FL-10, Orlando)
  • Sheila Cherfilus-McCormick (D-FL-20, Miramar)
  • Frederica Wilson (D-FL-24, Miami Gardens)
  • Sanford Bishop (D-GA-2, Albany)
  • Hank Johnson (D-GA-4, Lithonia)
  • Nikema Williams (D-GA-5, Atlanta)
  • Lucy McBath (D-GA-7, Marietta)
  • David Scott (D-GA-13, Atlanta)
  • Jonathan Jackson (D-IL-1, Chicago)
  • Robin Kelly (D-IL-2, Matteson)
  • Danny K. Davis (D-IL-7, Chicago)
  • Lauren Underwood (D-IL-14, Naperville)
  • Andre Carson (D-IN-7, Indianapolis)
  • Troy Carter (D-LA-2, New Orleans)
    Glenn Ivey (D-MD-4, Cheverly)
  • Kweisi Mfume (D-MD-7, Baltimore)
  • Ayanna Pressley (D-MA-7, Boston)
  • Ilhan Omar (D-MN-5, Minneapolis)
  • Bennie Thompson (D-MS-2, Bolton)
  • Cori Bush (D-MO-1, St. Louis)
  • Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO-5, Kansas City)
  • Steven Horsford (D-NV-4, Las Vegas)
  • Donald Payne Jr. (D-NJ-10, Newark)
  • Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ-12, Ewing Township)
  • Gregory Meeks (D-NY-5, Queens)
  • Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY-8, Brooklyn)
  • Yvette Clarke (D-NY-9, Brooklyn)
  • Ritchie Torres (D-NY-15, Bronx)
  • Jamaal Bowman (D-NY-16, Yonkers)
  • Don Davis (D-NC-1, Snow Hill)
  • Valerie Foushee (D-NC-4, Chapel Hill)
  • Alma Adams (D-NC-12, Charlotte)
  • Joyce Beatty (D-OH-3, Columbus)
  • Shontel Brown (D-OH-11, Warrensville Heights)
  • Emilia Sykes (D-OH-13, Akron)
  • Dwight Evans (D-PA-2, Philadelphia)
  • Summer Lee (D-PA-12, Pittsburgh)

if you are wondering why I singled out the Congressional Black Caucus., the answer is simple. This single subset of the House seems to embody vociferous racism and hatred for present-day America. These people owe their livelihood to stoking division in America and appear to view everything through a racial lens that demands unconstitutional special privileges and entitlements.

While not everybody in the CBC thinks alike, I defer to residents in areas governed by this subset. Many govern areas of poverty, illiteracy, health issues, and crime – and you are correct in judging what they have done with the significant sums of money allocated to resolving issues within their area of governance.

Bottom line…

Israel is the only democracy in the Middle East that steadfastly supports America. To turn our back on givers to support corrupt takers is unconscionable. As for Benjamin Netanyahu, he is among the world's great leaders and will be judged accordingly by honest historians, not a corrupt corporatized media acting as the Democrat's propaganda machine.

We are so screwed.

-- Steve

Reference:  Roll Call 338 | Bill Number: H. Con. Res. 57 (Expressing the sense of Congress supporting the State of Israel)

CONCURRENT RESOLUTION

Expressing the sense of Congress supporting the State of Israel.

Resolved by the House of Representatives (the Senate concurring), That it is the sense of Congress that—

(1) the State of Israel is not a racist or apartheid state;

(2) Congress rejects all forms of antisemitism and xenophobia; and

(3) the United States will always be a staunch partner and supporter of Israel.

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“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! THE TIME HAS COME TO DECIDE IF YOU ARE THE SOLUTION OR THE PROBLEM

ENOUGH

As the progressive communist democrat establishment and their media propagandists continue pursuing former President Donald Trump on deceptive, inconsequential charges, one cannot but wonder what they are hiding.

Could it be that the scandal-ridden administration of former President Barack Obama provided treasonous aid and comfort to an openly hostile power, Iran, by rescuing their failing regime and allowing them to develop a nuclear capability while suppressing the efforts of one of our staunchest allies, Israel? I hold Obama responsible for polarizing America along racial lines and then exploiting the division to drive his communist agenda to destroy America from within. 

Could it be that the scandal-ridden administration of current President Joseph Biden provided treasonous aid and comfort to an openly hostile foreign power, Communist China, by selling access to his office in return for cash payments made to various entities controlled by Biden’s family members?

Could it be that both the corrupt Obama Administration and the corrupt Biden Administration conspired and colluded to illegally interfere with a presidential election by weaponizing various United States government agencies, including our premier intelligence and law enforcement agencies?

All of which pales in comparison to the specious charges brought against former President Trump for allegedly doing what the progressive communist democrats have done for years.

The latest attempt to interfere in a presidential election…

T-TS-HDRTrump Received Letter Stating He Is Target of January 6 Investigation

Former President Donald Trump said that he received a letter on July 17 informing him that he is a target of the special counsel investigation of the Jan. 6 Capitol breach.

Mr. Trump said the Sunday letter from special counsel Jack Smith gave him four days to report to a grand jury. In a message posted on his social media platform, Truth Social, on July 18, the former president suggested that the short deadline may mean he would be arrested and indicted.

Mr. Trump called the letter “HORRIFYING NEWS for our country” and framed it with the backdrop of the two other indictments he is facing amid a heated presidential reelection campaign in which he is dominating the GOP field.

Mr. Trump was charged earlier this year in connection to payments for a non-disclosure agreement in a state case in New York. He was later charged in a federal case in Miami in connection to his handling of classified documents after leaving the White House.

“THIS WITCH HUNT IS ALL ABOUT ELECTION INTERFERENCE AND A COMPLETE AND TOTAL POLITICAL WEAPONIZATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT,” Trump wrote. <Source>

The time has come…

It is time for the House GOP majority to push back against the progressive communist democrats with a roll-call vote to see which members are willing to put everything on the line to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

Starting with an impeachment inquiry against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas for failing to uphold federal statutes and imperiling the United States with respect to our Southern Border.

Continuing with an impeachment inquiry against Attorney General Merrick Garland for failing to uphold federal statutes and interfering in a presidential election, and abuse of power in furtherance of political activities,

Continuing with the indictments of conspirators and collaborators who participated and who are participating in violating federal election laws.

And, in a perfect world – an impeachment of former President Obama for high crimes and misdemeanors along with current President Joseph Biden for accepting or profiting from bribery by a hostile foreign power.

Let us use their own words against them, or as Saul Alinsky said in Rules for Radicals, “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules."

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Statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on the National Security Study Memorandum on the Fight Against Corruption

Strengthening the resilience of rights-respecting democracies is one of the defining challenges of our era.  Corruption eats away at the foundations of democratic societies. It makes government less effective, wastes public resources, and exacerbates inequalities in access to services, making it harder for families to provide for their loved ones.  Corruption attacks the foundations of democratic institutions, drives and intensifies extremism, and makes it easier for authoritarian regimes to corrode democratic governance.

Corruption is a risk to our national security, and we must recognize it as such. 

Fighting corruption is not just good governance.  It is self-defense.  It is patriotism, and it’s essential to the preservation of our democracy and our future.

<Source>

Let us shove President Biden’s exact words up his crooked ass … “Fighting corruption is not just good governance. It's self-defense. It's patriotism.”

Bottom line…

The thing that most infuriates me, is that when progressive communist democrats are confronted with documentary evidence and sworn testimony proving that they subverted election laws and interfered in the election, they respond, "We don't care because we must win to protect the nation from Donald Trump."  They are continuing with the same rationale to find Trump guilty of a crime, any crime, so they have an excuse to strip him from the ballot in 2024.

Do the progressive communist democrats feel threatened by their opposition, knowing they have a force of shock troops in Antifa, Black Lives Matter, and the LGBTQ+ communities willing to take to the streets, rioting, looting, and destroying public and private property?

Do the progressive communist democrats appear immune from widespread public disclosure, knowing that those leading the corporatized media and their lackeys are so vested in the progressive communist democrats that they dare not reveal the truth of their perfidious reporting?

Can we rely on the GOP to push back against the tyrannical destruction of our nation, including our Constitution, our military, our economy, our judicial system, and our culture?

Or are we screwed and beyond the point of no return.

Only you can answer these questions.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


GOP: PICK YOUR ISSUES

VoteIn a world filled with diverse political views and complex challenges, choosing the right political candidate can be daunting, with every election sold as a make-or-break existential threat to democracy.

We are presented with a multitude of issues and promises, making it challenging to identify which ones align most closely with our values and beliefs.

We are asked to identify those issues that matter most to you, whether they pertain to the economy, healthcare, education, environment, social justice, or international relations, on the belief that understanding our own core values and beliefs is crucial to selecting our nation’s leadership.

What are your issues?

2nd Amendment

Abortion

Artificial intelligence

Child behavioral issues

China

Climate change

Coronavirus

Corporate corruption

Cost of living

Crime

Declining race relations

Democracy

Diseases

Drugs

Economy

Education

Elder abuse

Election integrity

Electric vehicles

Electricity shortages

Energy costs

Environment

Ethical issues

Family unity

Federal budget deficit

Federal debt

Food insecurity

Foreign aid

Foreign policy

Foreign Trade

Fuel/Oil prices

Gun control

Healthcare

Homelessness

Immigration

India

Inflation

Infrastructure

International issues

Israel

Judicial activism

Lack of leadership

Lack of military defense

Lack of money

Lack of respect for each other

LGBTQA+ rights

Medicare

Moral decline

National security

National unity

North Korea

Out-of-control government

Overregulation

Pakistan

Pandemics

Policing

Political corruption

Pollution

Poverty

Racism

Recession

Religious freedom

Russia

School shootings

Situation with China

Social Security

South China Sea

Taiwan

Taxes

Technology

Terrorism

Trade deficit imbalance

Two-tier justice

Ukraine

Unemployment/Jobs

Unifying the country

Wages

War

Wealth inequality

Welfare

 

This is precisely what the elites controlling the political parties want after dividing the population into identity groups with specific grievances to cobble together a winning coalition by promising entitlements on top of legislation that redresses grievances in a manner to create another privileged class.

  • They ask you to pay close attention to the candidate’s positions on the issues that matter most to you and match your values and priorities to the candidates' platforms. Asking you to read detailed policy proposals and plans for addressing the problems you care about. Unfortunately, those who create these platforms know these vague promises are written like a fortune teller’s predictions – broad enough to apply to the largest possible audience and in a focus group-tested language that appeals to the majority of individuals.

  • They ask you to assess the candidate’s track record and integrity, evaluating the candidate’s past actions and looking for consistency in their stance on important issues over time while claiming integrity and accountability are essential traits in a candidate. Truth be told, most candidates have been corrupted by the system by the time they run for office and have character flaws that allow them to lie, cheat, and steal while feigning sincerity.

  • They ask you to assess a candidate’s ability to build consensus and work across the aisle as being critical for effective governance – looking for candidates who have a history of collaboration and compromise. In other words, they ask you to select a horse-trading sellout willing to compromise on the nation’s safety, security, and economic future to benefit the candidate’s political and personal self-interests.  When the GOP speaks of bi-partisanship, it is appeasement -- selling out our nation.

  • They ask you to consider multiple perspectives by engaging in discussions with unions, friends, family, and members of your community who might have different political views. Many of whom may be ignorant, apathetic, or willing to support a progressive communist democrat agenda mindlessly.  

  • And, since Donald Trump, they ask you to analyze a candidate’s communication style, warning you to be wary of brash statements and mean tweets – promoting a civility that demands you thank “my good friend, the Senator from nowhere” as they stab you in the back.

And it is all bullshit…

While aligning with a candidate's professed values is nice, it is essential to consider their electability and ability to raise large amounts of money. Ignore that the candidates will pander to the mega-donors and special interests while hinting that they have broad support among the little people who contribute ten to twenty-five dollars. I’m looking for the tough-minded candidate willing to tell the media to f*ck off and point out that the opposition’s emperor is not only naked but diddling himself.

Bottom line…

It is my observation that the progressive communist democrats, especially the communist-in-chief Barack Obama and Obama's sock-puppet, the corrupt senile Joe Biden, have nearly succeeded in destroying our nation, its military, its economy, and its culture from within. We have gone over the abyss and are clinging to a tree, waiting for a rescue.

To say we are screwed is an understatement.

It is time to vote like your life, your family’s lives, and future generations depend on what you do in the voting booth.

I observe that while GOP candidates may not be able to right existing wrongs quickly in one term, it is the progressive communist democrats and their RINO (Republicans In Name Only) collaborators who are the proximate cause of the troubles we face. And, while there are no Republicans in the Democrat caucus, there are Democrats in the Republican caucus. 

It is our last-ditch attempt to preserve our nation.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


REPUBLICANS TRY TO STOP CLUSTER MUNITIONS FROM BEING SHIPPED TO UKRAINE

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It seems unpatriotic to criticize your country’s foreign policy, but when that policy is the manifestation of corruption and evil, criticism becomes a necessity.

Biden Administration to give controversial cluster munitions to Ukraine…

The White House will send cluster munitions to Ukraine. Officials say they'll be effective against dug-in Russian troops, but the controversial munitions are also banned by more than 100 countries.

NPR has learned that the Biden administration has decided it will send cluster munitions to Ukraine. These are large bombs dropped by aircraft or fired by artillery that scatter small bomblets over hundreds of yards. An announcement on this is expected tomorrow. Officials say these weapons will be effective against dug-in Russian troops, but the controversial munitions are also banned by more than a hundred countries, including Great Britain, France and Germany.

Ukraine is running out of artillery shells, mostly 155 Howitzer rounds, and have been pressing for months to get cluster bombs from the U.S. Biden administration has been reluctant because there is some opposition from Capitol Hill, as well as American allies. Still, this counteroffensive is difficult and taking time in the sense as these cluster bombs will help speed it up. I'm told they could be in Ukrainian hands within two weeks after the White House announcement.

And again, these munitions are very effective against troops, as well as tanks and armored personnel carriers. The Ukrainians, as well as the Russians, are already using cluster bombs, which, again, they open up in the air and they scatter these bomblets over a wide area, maybe even several football fields wide. <Source>


National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan at White House Press Briefing…

As I mentioned, because we’ve seen all of these reports on the provision of cluster munitions to Ukraine, I will leave it to the Pentagon to make a formal announcement later this afternoon for the next drawdown package and to go into the details of that drawdown package and the specifics on the types of munitions being provided.  But I will use this opportunity here today to make a few points.

First, we base our security assistance decision on Ukraine’s needs on the ground, and Ukraine needs artillery to sustain its offensive and defensive operations.

Artillery is at the core of this conflict.  Ukraine is firing thousands of rounds a day to defend against Russian efforts to advance and also to support its own efforts to retake its sovereign territory.

We have provided Ukraine with a historic amount of unitary artillery rounds, and we are ramping up domestic production of these rounds.  We’ve already seen substantial increases in production, but this process will continue to take time, and it will be critical to provide Ukraine with a bridge of supplies while our domestic production is ramped up.  We will not leave Ukraine defenseless at any point in this conflict, period. 

Second, Russia has been using cluster munitions since the start of this war to attack Ukraine.  Russia has been using cluster munitions with high dud or failure rates of between 30 and 40 percent.  In this environment, Ukraine has been requesting cluster munitions in order to defend its own sovereign territory.  The cluster munitions that we would provide have dud rates far below what Russia is doing — is providing — not higher than 2.5 percent.

[OCS: This is bullshit. Dead is dead! Duds, by definition, are failed and unexploded munitions. Ironically, they want you to believe duds are more dangerous than active delayed munitions. And let us not forget those lucrative private contractor post-conflict clean-ups of unexploded ordinance.]

And third, we are closely coordinating with Ukraine, as it has requested these munitions.  Ukraine is committed to post-conflict de-mining efforts to mitigate any potential harm to civilians.  And this will be necessary regardless of whether the United States provides these munitions or not because of Russia’s widespread use of cluster munitions.  We will have to continue to assist Ukraine with de-mining efforts no matter what, given the significant use of cluster munitions already perpetrated by Russia.

So the bottom line is this: We recognize that cluster munitions create a risk of civilian harm from unexploded ordnance.  This is why we’ve deferred — deferred the decision for as long as we could.  But there is also a massive risk of civilian harm if Russian troops and tanks roll over Ukrainian positions and take more Ukrainian territory and subjugate more Ukrainian civilians because Ukraine does not have enough artillery.  That is intolerable to us. 

[OCS: The fighting is in Ukrainian cities heavily populated with civilians.]

Ukraine would not be using these munitions in some foreign land.  This is their country they’re defending.  These are their citizens they’re protecting.  And they are motivated to use any weapons system they have in a way that minimizes risks to those citizens.  <Source>

A primer on cluster munitions…

Cluster-bomb

Cluster munitions, intended to spread small explosive submunitions over a wide area, are designed exclusively for military use and to create a hazardous area that restricts the movement of enemy troops or vehicles. The presence of unexploded submunitions can deter the enemy from entering or using certain regions, effectively denying them access to vital locations. In addition to their effectiveness in area denial, cluster munitions are efficient and cost-effective. They can cover a larger area with a single delivery and engage multiple targets more efficiently than individual munitions.

Submunitions contained in cluster munitions are indiscriminate and more likely to cause harm to civilians and civilian infrastructure when used in or near populated areas as bomblets that fail to detonate on impact can remain hazardous for an extended period, turning into de facto landmines and placing the civilian population, especially children, at risk following a conflict.

Cluster munitions are generally considered subject to international law on humanitarian grounds, the requirement to distinguish between military targets and civilians, and the prohibition of indiscriminate attacks.

More specifically, the Convention on Cluster Munitions, adopted in 2008, aims to eliminate cluster munitions' use, production, transfer, and stockpiling and assist affected communities. As of my last update in September 2021, 123 states had joined the convention. However, the United States, Russia, and Ukraine are not signatories to the treaty.

Cluster munitions can also carry nerve gas, such as Sarin.

The evil of the corrupt progressive communist democrats…

There is little doubt in my mind that corrupt and malignant forces precipitated the present conflict in Ukraine within the U.S. government, namely those who sought to profit from the institutionalized plundering of Ukraine's natural resources and those who wanted to extend U.S. influence closer to Russia.

Truth be told, Ukraine was the source of food, fertilizer, and minerals to much of Europe and served as a land buffer between NATO countries and Russia. A dominant U.S. presence in the region became intolerable to Russia. For those who point to democratic ideals, Ukraine was not a democracy; it was a corrupt kleptocracy. And the so-called fight for freedom was more a fight for leadership and the oligarch’s control over Ukraine’s natural resources.

Between Hillary Clinton’s State Department, the CIA, and the Bidens, under President Barack Obama, there is little doubt that the U.S. was deeply involved in Ukraine’s internal affairs according to documentary evidence and sworn testimony. Almost all of the prosecution of Donald Trump involved Ukrainian actors.

House Republicans on Thursday tanked a bipartisan amendment that aimed to ban the U.S. government from selling or transferring cluster munitions worldwide, instead opting to advance a GOP-led proposal that would only prevent the delivery of the widely prohibited weapons to Ukraine.

During a House Rules Committee meeting on the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), all nine Republicans on the panel voted down a motion from Rep. Jim McGovern (D-Mass.) to allow a full floor vote on an amendment barring the U.S. from selling cluster munitions around the world—a proposal led by Reps. Sara Jacobs (D-Calif.) and Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.).

In its place, the rules panel advanced a far narrower proposal led by Reps. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), and Thomas Massie (R-Ky.). A summary of the amendment states that "no cluster munitions or cluster munitions technology shall be sold or transferred to Ukraine." <Source>

The US last used cluster munitions during the 2003 invasion of Iraq, with the exception of a single attack in Yemen in 2009. The US last budgeted funds to produce new cluster munitions in 2007 and since then has only manufactured them for foreign sales. <Source>

Bottom line…

If anything, the real victims are the innocent Ukrainians who have been killed, maimed, or forced to flee while corrupt political forces are at play within their country. President Joe Biden and the Obama/Clinton acolytes who run the White House refuse to seek peace between combatants as U.S. politicians, consultants, advisors, and the military-industrial complex profit mightily.

It is intuitively obvious that only the 2024 reelection of Donald Trump can stop the slaughter in Ukraine and slow the threat of a nuclear World War. And, not least, start to weed out the malignant progressive communist democrats in the U.S. government.

And since you cannot believe our government or mainstream media, I have no faith in the assertion that Ukraine is winning the war – even with American advisors and munitions.

We are so screwed.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS


WARNING: TUCKER CARLSON INTERVIEWS ANDREW TATE

Andrew-tate

I was very much surprised to find that Tucker Carlson, late of Fox News, flew to Romania to interview internet sensation Andrew Tate while Tate was under house arrest for alleged “human trafficking and organized crime charges” posed by the Romanian authorities.

In the two-and-a-half-hour “Tucker on Twitter” interview, it appears Tucker was more interested in Tate’s views on traditional manly virtues and worldview than the “get rich” scheme he markets as “Hustler’s University 2.0” to his vast internet audience along with a healthy dose of lifestyle motivation.

Of course, the 36-year-old Tate (Emory Andrew Tate III) denies the charges and ascribes his legal woes to the “Matrix,” an amorphous shadowy behind-the-scenes world power.

The great thing about Tate is that he drives the progressive communist democrat social warriors crazy as they attempt to brand him as a cigar-smoking, Bugatti-driving, jet-setter misogynist who pushes back strongly against their feminization of men. Of course, they tread carefully as Tate is intersectional, of mixed race (Black Father/White Mother), holds dual citizenship (British and American), and claims he has converted to Islam from Christianity.

The wimpy progressives simper and point to the long-form Tate interview claiming that Tucker is attempting to capitalize on Tate’s ginormous internet following by “JAQing off,” which refers to Tucker’s "just asking questions" routine. And, as to be expected, the same progressives point at Elon Musk and claim he is getting desperate as he tries to monetize Twitter to reverse the loss of billions of dollars in value.

As an entrepreneur chasing big bucks, Tate and his brother Tristian have told numerous stories about their pursuits as they engage in dodgy enterprises.

Bottom line…

There is no doubt that Andrew Tate has become a polarizing internet character, gaining attention for his bold statements, controversial views, unapologetic attitudes, and extravagant lifestyle – and I take no position on his pending legal woes.

However, I do caution those considering signing up for his self-help courses and mentoring programs that claim to help men achieve success, wealth, and confidence.

While Tate argues that his content empowers individuals to use traditional masculine values to take control of their lives and strive for success, the content is the routine bullshit marketed by many other info-sales entrepreneurs, and his affiliate marketing scheme appears to be little more than paying others to generate sales leads. Many of the pitches are disguised as reviews or potential scam-warning alerts.

Thus the warning, avoid the hype, the interviews, and follow the Better Business Bureau’s sage advice; investigate BEFORE you invest.

-- Steve


“Nullius in verba.”-- take nobody's word for it!

“Beware of false knowledge; it is more dangerous than ignorance.”-- George Bernard Shaw

“Progressive, liberal, Socialist, Marxist, Democratic Socialist -- they are all COMMUNISTS.”

“The key to fighting the craziness of the progressives is to hold them responsible for their actions, not their intentions.” – OCS

"The object in life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane." -- Marcus Aurelius

“A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves, and traitors are not victims... but accomplices” -- George Orwell

“Fere libenter homines id quod volunt credunt." (The people gladly believe what they wish to.) ~Julius Caesar

“Describing the problem is quite different from knowing the solution. Except in politics." ~ OCS