Today’s Campaign Update
(Because The Campaign Never Ends)
Tired of all this Winning yet? – After going through what seems to have been a fairly standard 10% correction during early February, the stock markets have bounced back. The Dow Jones Industrial average rose by 399 points on Monday, and has now regained more than half of the losses from earlier in the month. Meanwhile, the economy is rolling along so strongly that many economists fear it will create more new jobs than the nation has qualified candidates to fill. This is what is known in economics 101 class as a good problem to have. #Winning.
Ryan Seacrest is getting his moment in the #MeToo sun, as his former personal stylist accuses him of all manner of Harvey Weinstein-ish behavior towards her. Should make for a fun season on the revival of American Idol. Hey, when do Joe Scarborough and Chris Cuomo get to have their #MeToo moments?
After spending ten days in the wake of the Florida school shootings laughably claiming they didn’t want to ban guns, the Democrat Party has done what it always does, which is demonstrate it was lying in unison. On Monday, more than 150 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives introduced a bill that would ban vaguely-defined “assault weapons.”
If you’re thinking this is a repeat of Dianne Feinstein’s 1990s-era fiasco that sought to ban weapons based solely on what they look like, think again. This bill would go much further, prohibiting “the ‘sale, transfer, production, and importation’ of semi-automatic rifles and pistols that can hold a detachable magazine, as well as semi-automatic rifles with a magazine that can hold more than 10 rounds. Additionally, the legislation bans the sale, transfer, production, and importation of semi-automatic shotguns with features such as a pistol grip or detachable stock, and ammunition feeding devices that can hold more than 10 rounds.”
If any of that comes as a surprise to you, then you have probably also been surprised over the last 26 years as the Democrat Party and its leftwing activist support base have worked as hard as human beings possibly could to erode your right to free exercise of religion, your freedom from self-incrimination, your freedom from unreasonable search and seizure, not to mention their all-out assault on your first amendment right to free speech in recent years. But again, none of that should have surprised you, either.
It should not have to be repeated yet again, but here goes: Anyone who adheres to leftist orthodoxy – as basically every Democrat in America today does – is a budding tyrant. Their policy choices cannot be supported by facts or logic; thus, the only way Democrats can gain power and maintain is by lying. The lies can only be sustained if the public is ignorant, demoralized and helpless. The way to keep the public ignorant, demoralized and helpless is to control what they say, do and think. The way to control what they say, do and think is to rob Americans of their constitutional rights.
There. Print that paragraph out and tape it to your refrigerator door for future reference.
Hey, I thought that whole “mansplaining” thing was supposed be bad. – Meanwhile, the Democrats with press passes at CNN took the whole gun confiscation argument into the realm of the absurd – which is CNN’s main core competency, after all – as law enforcement analyst Tom Fuentes suggested that 52% of the U.S. population (that would be all you women out there, or is it “wymyn?”) can’t own handguns because “they wear skirts” and stuff. I swear I don’t make this stuff up. Who could?
In other news, 17 year-old Parkland, Florida motor-mouth David Hogg lobbed out the king of all futile gestures, swearing that he won’t go back to school until the Florida state legislature passes a bill to ban guns. Uh, ok. You go, dude.
In all seriousness, does this kid not have parents? Does he not have even a single responsible adult in his life who gives a damn about him? Hogg is obviously being fed talking points – anyone who has done communications or public policy work for a living will recognize that reality about him in 3 seconds of listening to the things he recites from memory on CNN and MSNBC every day. That means that he has gotten himself tied up with either the local Democrat Party or some group of leftist activists, which is essentially the same thing.
Some responsible adult who actually gives a damn about Mr. Hogg needs to sit him down and explain to him that these activists, and the leftwing activists who masquerade as “journalists” on the cable news channels, are not his friends. They don’t care about him or his future. They think he’s cute, fairly articulate, and that he currently serves a temporary purpose in helping them hammer Republicans and President Trump. Once that purpose has run its course – which will take no more than another week or two – all of these people who Hogg currently believes are his friends will drop him like a hot potato and pretend not to know him for all the rest of his natural life.
These people Hogg has gotten himself tied up with are ghouls, the vampires of American society. They suck the life out of people like Hogg to feed their political purposes, and then discard the lifeless carcass once it has finished feeding their current narrative. Hogg obviously has been led to believe that his current actions are setting himself up for a career in the media or politics. That is sadly, horrifically incorrect, and some adult in his life needs to intervene, soon.
Just another day in Democrats are ghouls America.
That is all.
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