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‘Imagine’ – The Dream Of Utopia

John Lennon wrote the song. In it he put all his dreams of a perfect world. He dreamed of a life without God or Satan, a world without violence or killing, a world without hunger or possessions. He dreamed of a perfect world without competition.

He was wrong – or stoned. His dream forgot the human emotions of lust, greed, and avarice. He thought people could become perfect, but we can’t.

How many of you know the words to his song? All of them?

“Imagine no possessions
I wonder if you can
No need for greed or hunger
A brotherhood of man”

It has become an anthem for socialists and other layabouts. But every time, without exception, his method has been tried it has resulted in hunger and death. In some cases the death toll was in the millions. In every case some strong man has co-opted the dream and turned it into a nightmare under his control.

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Today we are seeing the beginning of another nightmare in Venezuela.

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The people there have begun eating street animals and some are stealing from others. As a result, gangs of vigilantes are dispatching hard justice on the thieves. The people are angry. Soon the state will move to stop the people. Then the killing will start in earnest. Mr. Maduro has failed but he doesn’t want to release his control.

Again, every single time Lennon’s dream has been tried it has failed. But some people still ‘Imagine’. They are fools.

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We Mentioned This A Few Days Ago…

… But here is a much more comprehensive discussion of preparing for economic collapse.

“Pay Attention to What They’re Out of in Venezuela”

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The writer breaks the list into these areas:

Food
Hygiene items
Public utilities
Medicine and medical care

The writer also notes just how far Venezuela has fallen:

Every day, there is more dire news out of Venezuela. It’s so bad there that even the mainstream news can no longer ignore that the country is in the midst of an economic collapse. Thousands have turned to looting in order to feed their families. Even their soldiers have been stealing food. Long lines, empty stores, and hospitals without electricity are the norm instead of an unusual occurrence.

It wasn’t always like that. Life before Venezuela devolved into socialism looked a whole lot like our lives do today. In fact, as recently as the 1970s, Venezuela was one of the top 20 richest countries in the world.”

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Black Lives Matter 101

““Blackness” Matters”

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Rachelle Peterson writes this in the publication of the National Association Of Scholars. It is a result of her attending a five day course in April at what is called ‘The New Black School’.

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The raised, clenched fist indicates that the course is somehow connected to socialism or communism. Ms. Peterson outlines the goals of the Black Lives Matter movement.

What does the Black Lives Matter movement want? After all the “demands” on all the campuses; all the protests on all the city streets; and all the coverage in the national media, you might think the answer is obvious. Perhaps it is. Black Lives Matter activists want attention and they want political power.”

No surprise there. But there seems to be some disconnect about their message. But within the movement, things are more complicated.

Some participants fiercely argue that America needs to change by embracing “diversity.” Others just as fiercely argue that what is needed is a cohesive form of Black Nationalism that shuns white society. According to this second view, the only way to convince people that “black lives matter” is to reaffirm the importance of “blackness” itself. What is blackness? The advocates find that rather hard to say. And to make matters even more confusing, some of the participants in Black Lives Matter enunciate both views at once. They want to be “included” in mainstream society while at the same time expressing contemptuous rejection of that society.”

Sounds rather childish to me.

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‘Splain This, Bernie

Bernie Sanders continues to support socialism even though there are thousands, perhaps millions, of excellent arguments that it always ends in failure. Today the New York Times has a piece on the failure of socialized medicine in Venezuela.

“Dying Infants and No Medicine: Inside Venezuela’s Failing Hospitals”

Just one of the horrific images at the Times

Just one of the horrific images at the Times

By morning, three newborns were already dead.

The day had begun with the usual hazards: chronic shortages of antibiotics, intravenous solutions, even food. Then a blackout swept over the city, shutting down the respirators in the maternity ward.

Doctors kept ailing infants alive by pumping air into their lungs by hand for hours. By nightfall, four more newborns had died.

“The death of a baby is our daily bread,” said Dr. Osleidy Camejo, a surgeon in the nation’s capital, Caracas, referring to the toll from Venezuela’s collapsing hospitals.

The economic crisis in this country has exploded into a public health emergency, claiming the lives of untold numbers of Venezuelans. It is just part of a larger unraveling here that has become so severe it has prompted President Nicolás Maduro to impose a state of emergency and has raised fears of a government collapse.”

Unfortunately, not once in the news report is blame laid where it rightly belongs, with socialism.

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Once Again: “U.N. Official Reveals Real Reason Behind Warming Scare”

We have reported before on the U.N. Climate chief Christina Figueres. Her goal at the United Nations is to destroy capitalism and replace it with communism.

Our reports are here,

Here,

And here,

Also here.

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Christina Figueres

At a news conference last week in Brussels, Christiana Figueres, executive secretary of U.N.’s Framework Convention on Climate Change, admitted that the goal of environmental activists is not to save the world from ecological calamity but to destroy capitalism.

“This is the first time in the history of mankind that we are setting ourselves the task of intentionally, within a defined period of time, to change the economic development model that has been reigning for at least 150 years, since the Industrial Revolution,” she said.

Referring to a new international treaty environmentalists hope will be adopted at the Paris climate change conference later this year, she added: “This is probably the most difficult task we have ever given ourselves, which is to intentionally transform the economic development model for the first time in human history.”

Read the rest at Investors Business Daily

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Is Clinton’s Email Scandal An Opportunity For Obama To Empower The NSA, FBI, And the DOJ?

What if these bureaucracies were all able to dictate to the President; If President Hillary Clinton were to be controlled by them and whomever controls the agencies?

There is an essay over at Consortium News about the scandal called Benghazigate or whatever. The focus of the article is on Mrs. Clinton and her illegal uses of a private server while Secretary of State. The writer, Ray McGovern, is described thus:

Ray McGovern works with Tell the Word, a publishing arm of the ecumenical Church of the Saviour in inner-city Washington. He served as a CIA analyst for 27 years, during which he prepared and briefed the morning President’s Daily Brief for Presidents Nixon, Ford, and Reagan.”

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McGovern tells the story again so we won’t be lost but then he adds this:

We are likely to learn shortly whether Attorney General Loretta Lynch is as malleable as Holder or whether she will allow FBI Director James Comey, who held his nose in letting Petraeus cop a plea, to conduct an unfettered investigation this time – or simply whether Comey will be compelled to enforce Clinton’s assurance that “it’s not going to happen.”

Last week, Fox News TV legal commentator Andrew Napolitano said the FBI is in the final stages of its investigation into Clinton and her private email server. His sources tell him that “the evidence of her guilt is overwhelming,” and that the FBI has enough evidence to indict and convict.

Whether Napolitano has it right or not, it seems likely that Clinton is reading President Obama correctly – no profile in courage is he. Nor is Obama likely to kill the political fortunes of the now presumptive Democratic presidential nominee. Yet, if he orders Lynch and Comey not to hold Hillary Clinton accountable for what – in my opinion and that of most other veteran intelligence officials whom I’ve consulted – amounts to at least criminal negligence, another noxious precedent will be set.

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This time, however, the equities and interests of the powerful, secretive NSA, as well as the FBI and Justice, are deeply involved. And by now all of them know “where the bodies are buried,” as the smart folks inside the Beltway like to say. So the question becomes would a future President Hillary Clinton have total freedom of maneuver if she were beholden to those all well aware of her past infractions and the harm they have done to this country.”

This sounds like a gift-wrapped, double bowed, opportunity for the President. In one move he can save Clinton from prosecution and make her beholden to all the listed agencies who could have, but didn’t, prosecute her.

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Sweet, Adorable Socialist Explains The Benefits Of Socialism

NSFW – Language

Turning Point USA has a habit of setting up tables at colleges and universities to support free trade and capitalism. They have hand-outs and they want to have intelligent discussions with students. Here is the table they set up at Denison University, a small liberal-arts school located in Granville, Ohio.

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The table apparently triggered a reaction in a student and the TPUSA people recorded it. The young woman has some compelling points to make. You might learn something.

I don’t want to have a civil discussion. I want to call you assholes.”

More here

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Schmucky Schumer Proposes Rewards For Pre-Crime Reporting

No, Virginia, there is no chance this will be used against his political enemies. /snark

“Schumer proposes $25K reward for social media extremist tips”

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer is introducing legislation requiring a $25,000 reward for information generated through social media that helps thwart a terror attack.”

More at the Associated Press

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“Why Does Liberalism Have “Favored Groups”?”

A darn good question about the left, the group that preaches ‘Tolerance’. But, as the writer points out, they are only tolerant of some things. Love of God, social mores, laws, and self reliance are not some of the things they are tolerant of.

I would point out that people on the left are more interested in what they say than what they do. They don’t want to make the world better. They want to show how ‘Good’ they are by what they say. They say they care about the poor and otherwise unfortunate but they espouse ideas that would do those people harm. They call this ‘Progress’ but that is not what it is. It is a return to the evil that brought us the Soviet Union, Red China, Hitler’s Germany, and many other ways to kill off dissenters. That’s not progress even though that’s what they call it.

From ‘Crisis Magazine’, self described as, “A Voice for the Faithful Catholic Laity”.

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I suggest that several things motivate the left. Perhaps the most fundamental reason why they seem to smile on Islam is their disdain for Christianity and Christian culture. It is something like “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” This is rooted primarily in the fact that traditional Christianity holds people to moral standards above their own making, and thereby offends the left’s notion of the autonomous self. Sex is the central issue here for the left.”

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Fun New Play From Down Under: ‘Kill Climate Deniers’

‘Rather than trying to convince the climate scoffers let’s just kill them.’

Of course convincing us would require a couple of things they don’t have. It would require hard work in coming up with arguments to help convince those of us who believe ‘Climate science’ is generally a fraud. Also it would require actual Facts because that’s all we will accept.

That’s not how the climate change fanatics operate, though, is it? They start by saying things like, “Everyone knows…”. That’s a lie because deniers are a part of ‘Everyone’. Next they quote their favorite ‘Studies’. When you point out that they have been manipulated, and give examples, they get angry and call you a liar.

Next comes the name calling. That hasn’t worked very well so they are frustrated. The next steps include bullying. They want to outlaw dissent and, now, there is an appeal to the wackos who would like to actually kill people who don’t agree with them. This is an example of that.

The question really is, what is the next step. After fantasizing about killing deniers but not doing it, where do they go next?

We got really interested in talking about the climate debate, and we were wondering why it was that in Australia the debate had stalled so badly; what is it about this country? And then we moved on to asking what would it take to shift the debate forward again – what would it actually take to generate real political change?’ said Finnigan.

The answer they came up with (‘though not one that I feel comfortable or very positive about,’ he stressed) was guns.”

Publicity image for Kill Climate Deniers. Photo by Sarah Walker.

Publicity image for Kill Climate Deniers. Photo by Sarah Walker.

It’s a really fun, really action-packed, really over the top hostage drama, and action film genre piece; and hanging from that are some really important questions about the climate debate,’ Finnigan said.”

Read the rest at Artshub.au

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“Gaia Is God And Algore Is Her Prophet”

Actually, that should be spelled ‘Profit’. Gore is still trying to get cap and trade laws passed so he can make billions selling carbon credits.

“Gore Announces Coalition of Dem AGs to Investigate Climate Denial: ‘They Are Violating the Law’”

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Joined by democrat Attorneys General from six states, former Vice President Al Gore announces the formation of an “historic coalition” to investigate “commercial interests that have been … deceiving the American people” about the reality of the “climate crisis and the dangers it poses to all of us.”

AL GORE: “In the opinion of many who have looked at this pattern of misbehavior and what certainly looks like fraud, they are violating the law.”

From The Right Planet

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UK’s National Health Service Is In Crisis

“You can’t book appointments in advance, GPs warn patients in latest sign of crisis in the NHS”

Three GP surgeries have banned patients from making advance appointments to see a doctor in the latest sign of the crisis in the Health Service (file image)

Three GP surgeries have banned patients from making advance appointments to see a doctor in the latest sign of the crisis in the Health Service (file image)

Three GP surgeries have banned patients from making advance appointments to see a doctor in the latest sign of the crisis in the Health Service.

The 21,000 patients at the Swindon surgeries now face a scramble at 8.30am every day to book one of the few slots available for that day.

Abbey Meads Medical Group says it was forced to bring in the rule because of an increase in demand coupled with a shortage of doctors.”

Part of it is, of course, medical workers have gone on strike. The Bernie Sanders programs are based on wishful thinking and they have been tried before and failed. This is an example of one of those failures.

Read the rest at the UK Daily Mail

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Zero Hedge: “Refugee Crisis: Using Chaos To Build Power”

This is the first piece I have read that provides a reasonable, believable explanation of why Angela Merkel, Barack Obama, and other leaders are demanding that their countries accept Muslim refugees. It’s the only thing I have yet seen that gives a reason why they are willing – no, demanding – that their countries be destroyed from within.

They are willing to allow people to be killed and raped. They are demanding that no one try to stop any of it.

“In essence, then, the engineered refugee crisis was created and is being used, at least in part, to advance what globalists often refer to in public as “global governance” and their “new world order.”

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If humanitarianism were truly the motivation, countless experts have pointed out, it would be radically more cost effective, not to mention humane, to help refugees and victims of globalist wars closer to their homes.

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In short, the “refugee crisis” appears to have been engineered in yet another typical example of what legendary French philosopher Frédéric Bastiat described as concocting the antidote and the poison in the same laboratory.”

Read the rest at Zero Hedge

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We Are Living Through Repeated History

This seven minute video chronicles the fall of the state of Argentina from one of the most productive and richest countries in the world to what has been called equal to the Great Depression of the United States in one hundred years. The changes amounted to national control over every aspect of life. This lead to violence and destruction.

How far along in this process is the United States?

Thanks to our own Reboot

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Obama: “… no one should take an absolutist position on the debate between privacy and public safety”

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Yep. That’s just about what I figured he would say. He does not believe American’s should enjoy their privacy nor their God given rights to free speech nor gun ownership. Everything should be subject to prevarication. He wants to be the one who makes the decisions about you and your freedom. He was talking about the brouhaha between the government and Apple about phone encryption. Here is a bit more:

So now we have two values that we say are important. And the question we now have to ask technologically is if it is possible to make an impenetrable device or system where the encryption is so strong that there is no key, there is no door at all. Then how do we apprehend the child pornographer? how do we solve or disrupt a terrorist plot? What mechanisms do we have available to do even simple things like tax enforcement? If in fact you can’t crack that all, if the government can’t get in, then everybody is walking around with a Swiss Bank account in their pocket. There has to be some concession to the need to be able to get into that information somehow.”

There is so much wrong with this.

First he is talking about pre-crime prevention. He wants to find people before they have broken the law.

Second he is telling the world that a Swiss bank account is evil.

Third he wants others to make concessions. Not him, not the government.

These are not the tenets of freedom. They are paths to totalitarianism.

There is a lot more from his speech at the South By Southwest Party at Business Insider.

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WaPo: “Surprise! NSA data will soon routinely be used for domestic policing that has nothing to do with terrorism”

It’s interesting that someone at the Democrat mouthpiece The Washington Post has figured out that the spying being done by the National Security Agency and others will be used for more than what they promised it would be.

No one here at the Revo will be surprised by this. Somehow this will be blamed on Republicans even though it is happening under the gaze of that anti-Republican Barack Obama.

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A while back, we noted a report showing that the “sneak-and-peek” provision of the Patriot Act that was alleged to be used only in national security and terrorism investigations has overwhelmingly been used in narcotics cases. Now the New York Times reports that National Security Agency data will be shared with other intelligence agencies like the FBI without first applying any screens for privacy.”

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Half Way Measures For Bernie. Why Not Seven Or Eight?

I thought he wanted to be a radical leftist. It sure doesn’t sound like he does. He knows that young people are programmed to demand free stuff so he wants them to be able to vote. The younger they are the better.

I think the right thing would be to raise the voting age to 25. Maybe thirty.

“Sanders sues to allow 17-year-olds to vote in Ohio”

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BERNIE SANDERS’s campaign has filed a lawsuit against Ohio’s secretary of state to allow 17-year olds to vote in the Democratic primary on March 15, according to a CNN report.

Sanders’s campaign manager told reporters in Michigan on Tuesday that Republican Jon Husted, who is Ohio’s secretary of State, has changed the rules to make it so that those who are currently 17, but will be 18 by the time of the November general election, cannot vote in the state’s primaries.”

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No Matter What They Claim, The Left Does Not Support The Poor

There was a time when progressives actually acted in ways that improved the lives of those in poverty. Today they have reversed direction. That shows us that their goal is not helping people but rather accumulating control over them.

“The Great Progressive Reversal”

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In 1933 Congress and President Roosevelt authorized the creation of the Tennessee Valley Authority. It mobilized thousands of unemployed men to build hydroelectric dams, produce fertilizer, and lay down irrigation systems. Sensitive to local knowledge, government workers acted as community organizers, empowering local farmers to lead the efforts to improve agricultural techniques and plant trees.

The TVA produced cheap energy and restored the natural environment. Electricity from the dams allowed poor residents to stop burning wood for fuel. It facilitated the cheap production of fertilizer and powered the water pumps for irrigation, allowing farmers to grow more food on less land. These changes lifted incomes and allowed forests to grow back. Although dams displaced thousands of people, they provided electricity for millions.

By the 50s, the TVA was the crown jewel of the New Deal and one of the greatest triumphs of centralized planning in the West.”

So, what’s different today?

Just a decade later, as Vietnam descended into quagmire, left-leaning intellectuals started denouncing TVA-type projects as part of the American neocolonial war machine. The TVA’s fertilizer factories had previously produced ammunition; its nuclear power stations came from bomb making. The TVA wasn’t ploughshares from swords, it was a sword in a new scabbard. In her 1962 book Silent Spring, Rachel Carson described modern agriculture as a war on nature. The World Bank, USAID, and even the Peace Corps with its TVA-type efforts were, in the writings of Noam Chomsky, mere fig leaves for an imperialistic resource grab.

Where Marx and Marxists had long viewed industrial capitalism, however terrible, as an improvement over agrarian feudalism, the New Left embraced a more romantic view. Before the arrival of “progress” and “development,” they argued, small farmers lived in harmony with their surroundings.”

This revealing essay can be read in its entirety at the Breakthrough Institution. It is the second in a series of three. The first is titled, “It’s Not About The Climate”. The third is called, “End Of The World – Or Decline Of The West?”

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“Illegals will be voting in the 2016 election”

Certainly true if the Obama administration has its way. No one who has been watching the massive importation of illegal aliens into the United States will be surprised by this attempt to give them the vote. We saw it coming. Now the Democrats are actually trying to make it a fact.

Illegals will be voting in the 2016 election. You can bet on it, and it all began in 1993.

Illegals will be voting in the 2016 election. You can bet on it, and it all began in 1993.

In 1993 Bill Clinton and democrats passed what is known as the Motor Voter law.

The National Voter Registration Act of 1993 (NVRA), popularly known as The Motor Voter Act, is a legislation that required state governments to allow registration when a qualifying voter applied for or renewed their drivers license or applied for social services. This legislation forced state governments to make the voter registration process easier by providing uniform registration services through drivers’ license registration centers, disability centers, schools, libraries, and mail-in registration.

And pay attention to this:

The NVRA allows the Department of Justice to bring civil actions in federal court to enforce its requirements. The Act also gives the responsibility to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to provide States with guidance on the Act, to develop a national mail voter registration form, and to compile reports on the effectiveness of the Act.”

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There is also this from True The Vote: “LAWSUIT: OBAMA DOJ GOES TO FEDERAL COURT TO FACILITATE NONCITIZEN VOTER REGISTRATION”

HOUSTON, TX. – February 22, 2016: True the Vote (TTV), the nation’s leading voters’ rights and election integrity organization, today offered comment on a recent lawsuit filed by a collection of progressive interest groups with assistance from the U.S. Department of Justice, intent on removing citizenship verification measures in voter registration.

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“In advance of the 2016 election, the Obama Administration and its radicalized Department of Justice have launched a full scale effort to embolden leftist political allies and destroy election integrity,” True the Vote Founder Catherine Engelbrecht said. “Today’s message is clear: any state or federal agency that works to prevent non-U.S. citizens from registering to vote in 2016 will witness the full wrath — lawful or not — of the Department of Justice.”

National Review is also reporting on this travesty.

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Chuck Schumer Is Proud Of His ‘New York Values’

Senator Schumer proves to the world that with him it is all politics all the time. He opposed the appointment of Supreme Court Justice by President George W. Bush. That, everyone knows, was because Bush is a Republican and Schumer is a Democrat.

Now, nine years later, Republicans have the opportunity to reverse the roles. He doesn’t like it and says the media should stop referring to his opposition to the bush appointee in 2007.

This hateful wretch is willing to sacrifice the truth to further his political aims. His goal, and the goal of today’s Democrats, is to destroy the country by killing the rule of law, the economy, and sacrificing the truth to the altar of politics. They are shameful people.

“Schumer: Hey, stop showing that video of me vowing to block Bush’s SCOTUS nominees!”

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The Senate’s No. 3 Democrat said Tuesday that his 2007 promise to block a conservative Supreme Court nominee should not be used by the GOP to justify its own plan to ignore President Obama’s choice to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., said his pledge to stop a nomination by then-President George W. Bush is an “apples to oranges comparison” to the current vacancy because he would have at least entertained the nomination and voted on it.”

Read the rest at CainTV

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I’ll Be Darned. This Is Not The Outcome I Would Have Expected.

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This was written by someone who supports the Black Lives Matter movement. The writer uses terms like, “Angry driver”, “Plows into”, and, “The driver punched the gas”. If you watch the video you will see that the driver did none of those things. Instead she, “Eased through” the group that was trying to block Interstate 70.

While it was going on Black Lives Matter protesters kicked her car and punched her in the face.

The police have arrested the violent protesters and not the driver.

Read the rest here

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Smart People Will Learn From History

Stupid people will try to repeat it.

Today’s history lesson shows us that the socialist disease is in its final stages in Venezuela.

People wait in line to buy food in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: MERIDITH KOHUT/BLOOMBERG NEWS

People wait in line to buy food in Caracas, Venezuela. PHOTO: MERIDITH KOHUT/BLOOMBERG NEWS

CARACAS, Venezuela—In a hospital in the far west of this beleaguered country, the economic crisis took a grim toll in the past week: Six infants died because there wasn’t enough medicine or functioning respirators.

Here in the capital, the crisis has turned ordinary life into an ordeal for nearly everyone. Chronic power outages have prompted the government to begin rationing electricity, darkening shopping malls. Homes and apartments regularly suffer water shortages.

Rosalba Castellano, 74 years old, spent hours this week in what has become a desperate routine for millions: waiting in long lines to buy whatever food is available. She walked away with just two liters of cooking oil.”

This is where every socialist society winds up. That lesson was not lost on Ronald Reagan or Margaret Thatcher. They saw socialism for what it is – evil. There are people, though, who believe in socialism. Those people fall into a couple of categories. The first is those who want to be in control of a socialist economy. That is where the power is. You know that Maduro doesn’t want for anything.

The second group are the fools who believe stupid things. There is an entire structure that has been put in place to propagandize young people into believing in socialism. We see the results today on university campuses and in the streets. They are angry and demanding. They have been taught to refuse to hear opposing views.

The people of Venezuela, Ukraine, and a hundred other places could set them straight. But they will not listen. That is what is frightening.

Read the rest of the article in the Wall Street Journal

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Was This Factored Into The AGW Computer Models?

The whole ‘Global Warming’ cult is base on computer models that have been carefully teased to predict a warming in the Earth’s climate. The trouble is that the Earth is not cooperating. There has been no measurable warming for about twenty years, even though some say there has been.

The ones perpetrating this fraud don’t care about climate. What they care about is control over the people and the money of the world.

Interestingly, the Earth is in a cooling cycle that is caused by a cycle of reduced sunspot activity on our big heater in the sky. The reduced activity started in 2008. This cycle is called ‘Cycle 24’, indicating that scientists have observed cycles like this before and were predicting this one.

The sun is in the midst of its quietest period in more than a century. Several days ago, it was in 'cue ball' mode, with an incredible image from Nasa showing no large visible sunspots seen on its surface Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3444633/What-happened-sun-Solar-activity-remains-quietest-century-trigger-mini-ice-age.html#ixzz409aGgYWR  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

The sun is in the midst of its quietest period in more than a century. Several days ago, it was in ‘cue ball’ mode, with an incredible image from Nasa showing no large visible sunspots seen on its surface
Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3444633/What-happened-sun-Solar-activity-remains-quietest-century-trigger-mini-ice-age.html#ixzz409aGgYWR
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The UK Daily Mail has an article about the phenomenon. One of the instances they mention happened in 1677 when the Thames river froze in London.

It’s called the ‘Maunder Minimum’ and records of it go back some 400 years:

Maunder Minimum (also known as the prolonged sunspot minimum) is the name used for the period starting in about 1645 and continuing to about 1715 when sunspots became exceedingly rare, as noted by solar observers of the time Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3444633/What-happened-sun-Solar-activity-remains-quietest-century-trigger-mini-ice-age.html#ixzz409b4pHXI  Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook Maunder Minimum (also known as the prolonged sunspot minimum) is the name used for the period starting in about 1645 and continuing to about 1715 when sunspots became exceedingly rare, as noted by solar observers of the time

So, if scientists knew about this, was it factored into the ‘Global Warming’ computer database that has been causing so much teeth-gnashing?

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“Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton Debate: Who Hates America More?”

Interesting question from Robert Stacy McCain. He goes through a litany of the ways both Democrat candidates have promised to harm our country. Since we are debating who hates America most perhaps we should include Barack Obama in the question.

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It was a strange thing to watch Thursday’s debate between the insurgent socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders and the increasingly frantic former frontrunner Hillary Clinton, where the key issue seemed to be which one of them was more capable of destroying whatever fragments of American civilization might still be intact after Barack Obama concludes his eight-year effort to wreck the country.
Bernie’s plan has the virtue of simplicity:
1. Loot the banks;
2. Plunder the rich;
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3. Free stuff for everybody!

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The Democrat Party is the world’s most successful hate group. It attracts poor people who hate rich people, black people who hate white people, gay people who hate straight people, feminists who hate men, environmentalists who hate the internal combustion engine, and a lot of bratty college kids who hate their parents. However, the real secret of the party’s success is that it attracts the support of journalists who hate Republicans, and who therefore work tirelessly to convince the rest of us that we should vote for Democrats.”

That’s really pretty astute. Democrats always accuse Republicans of being haters even though it’s not true. It’s projection. Democrats hate many things with a searing, fire like zeal. So naturally they expect those on the other side to do the same. Take a look at the video below wherein Ben Shapiro talks about race violence. He is not angry. Rather, he is trying to make sense out of nonsense. The other two people appear to be confused that anyone would even consider questioning the motives of the left.

Interesting. Democrats as a hate group. It sounds, somehow, just right.

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With Hillary On The Ropes Look For A Third Geezer To Jump In: Bloomberg

From the Christian Science Monitor:

“Bloomberg for president? Why an independent run might work”

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Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg confirmed yesterday that he is considering entering the 2016 presidential race as a third-party candidate.

This confirms rumors sparked last month after it was revealed Mr. Bloomberg had retained a political consultant and conducted preliminary polls to determine his electability.

The New York billionaire says he wants to raise the standard of political dialogue and champion political moderates.”

Moderates? He wants to micromanage the people. He doesn’t want you to drink soda or own a gun. CNN Says about him:

Aren’t we tired of billionaires who think that just because they have a lot more money in their pockets than we do they deserve to run for president?

I’m not thinking so much about Donald Trump as Michael Bloomberg, the former Mayor of New York City, who has once again been floating the idea that he might run, possibly as a Third Party candidate. Yes, it’s ludicrous.”

I’d say ‘Dangerous’ instead of ‘Ludicrous’, but that’s just me.

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