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President Trump would have made a lot more headway last weekend if he hadn’t said “there are good people on both sides” last weekend, though nothing would have ever been good enough for the Left and MSM. No, Mr. President. No there is not. In fact, I would go so far as to say there are NO good people on either side. They’re all idiots.

Sure, you could argue that SOME might have been there just to protest the white supremacists, but what good would it do? Taking an angry group of malcontents down to confront another group of angry malcontents is never a recipie for anything but disaster. Being there was an act of stupidity. From here on out I’ll have no sympathy for anyone who gets hurt or killed at these things. Doesn’t mean I think they deserve it, just that it was easily foreseeable and they chose not to avoid it.

What good does protesting do anyway? Does it ever change minds anymore? It was effective in the ’60s, but the fact is, most of just sit back and laugh. Women’s March? Nothing but vile hilarity at the idea these people wanted to be taken seriously. Wearing costumes and hats will do nothing but garner ridicule from intelligent people.

The multitude of Antifa protests? Just children creating mayhem, hiding their faces so their upper-middle class or rich parents won’t see them and cut them off. Notice they never pull this crap somewhere like Texas? Because they know the ordinary citizens wouldn’t tolerate it, even if the liberal mayors of the major cities did.

The white supremacists? I know the radical left would love you to believe there are more of them than there are, but they are a tiny microcosm of the white population. Far smaller than say, the Islamic “extremists” that plague the Muslim culture, yet never fail to gain excuses from the radical left. Most of us have moved on from that way of thinking 30 years ago. It’s being drummed up for people to create chaos. It has been for years.

Black Lives Matter? Same. Sure, there are good folks in there, but when you associate with the likes of DRay etc, you lose credibility. They’re using you for their own purposes. Again, most of us no matter what our politics see you as a human being, not a black or white or anything else human being.

All of you, your protests don’t mean anything to any of us. We’re just trying to go to work, pay our bills, raise our families, and if you’re divorced and single like me, occasionally attempt to fine a decent woman. Pro tip ladies: guys like me, stable, with a good career and caring, aren’t interested in your radical views to change the country we love. If you’re protesting because you don’t like men, maybe they aren’t the problem, maybe YOU are.

So here’s my suggestion protesters: Find Jesus. Get a hobby. Get a job. Join a book club. Start building models. Take a chill pill prescribed by your physician, or shoot, smoke some weed. Chill. Out. Find some meaning in your lives other than being offended in perpetuity.

I think if you gained some perspective, you’d realize that, unless it’s the government encroaching on your business or freedoms, or taxing you into submission, you really don’t have anything to complain about. Most of the things you complain about that CAN be solved would be BETTER solved by you going out and working on them, not throwing a public hissy fit. For example, instead of protesting poverty why not volunteer for Habitat for Humanity or something? DO something. Don’t just whine about it.

As for protesting things like statues? Personally, I don’t care. But if walking by some metal or stone offends you, seriously, re-evaluate your life. You’re clearly not bothering with anything of value. Go do something of VALUE. At the moment you’re just useful idiots anyway.

Now that I’ve spoken to the 95%, I say to the 5% who actually understand the ins and outs of these protests: You’re cowards. You can’t get Socialism in this country at the ballot box so you want to take it by force. You keep stirring up anarchy for your nefarious purposes, and you’re going to lose. I’ve written previously as to why you’d fail here where you’ve succeeded elsewhere: the 2nd Amendment. You know that, which is why you’ve tried so hard for so many years to take it, but you’ve now realized we’re not giving it up without a LITERAL fight, and so you go ahead with your anarchy anyway. That’s not going to go as well for you as you think.

People have every right to peacefully assemble, but I have every right to make fun of you for it. We all do. And we will. The more you go protest when it’s over idiotic imagined slights, or for things you could be fixing yourself, the less interested we’ll be in your particular cause. All of you, stop being idiots.

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Elizabeth Warren releases DNA proof that she’s at least 1/1024th Native American. Twitter responds appropriately.

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Elizabeth Warren releases DNA proof that shes at least 11024th Native American Twitter responds appr

There’s a strategist in Senator Elizabeth Warren’s ear who thought it was a good idea to release results of a DNA test showing a likelihood that one of her very distant descendants was Native American. The advice taken. The results were predictable.

The test shows she is at most 1/32nd Native American if she is six generations from her Native American ancestor. That’s her best-case scenario. At worst, her ancestor was as far back as ten generations which would make her 1/1024th Native American. To put that into perspective, if she were to honor her heritage by engaging in 1/1024th of a four-hour Native American Sweat, she’d be in and out of the lodge in 14 seconds.

Elizabeth Warren releases results of DNA test on Native American ancesty

https://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2018/10/15/warren-addresses-native-american-issue/YEUaGzsefB0gPBe2AbmSVO/story.htmlThe inherent imprecision of the six-page DNA analysis could provide fodder for Warren’s critics. If her great-great-great-grandmother was Native American, that puts her at 1/32nd American Indian. But the report includes the possibility that she’s just 1/1024th Native American if the ancestor is 10 generations back.

Undergoing the test and releasing the results reveal how seriously Warren is taking the attacks from Trump, who has been able to effectively caricature and diminish his national foes via nicknames and conspiracy theories. Trump pushed then President Barack Obama into releasing the long form of his birth certificate to prove what most knew was already true: He was born in America.

This publicity stunt was designed to let everyone know she’s serious about running for President in 2020. She wanted to be able to call out President Trump on his promise to give $1,000,000 to charity if she could prove Native American heritage. He won’t pay, of course, which will get plenty of headlines calling him a deal-breaking scoundrel, but was it really if for her to be the focus of even more jokes on social media?

Here are some of the reactions on Twitter. You decide:

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Katherine Timpf on fighting political correctness

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Katherine Timpf on fighting political correctness

National Review reporter and Fox News contributor Katherine Timpf often discusses political correctness. She talks about it so often that one might think it’s a subject she enjoys, but in reality it’s simply a problem she passionately wants to solve.

In American society, it is way too easy to offend. People do not want to hear that their perspectives are wrong. That’s apparently some form of violence. They don’t want to hear an opposing viewpoint. That’s allegedly a form of oppression. Many on the left feel entitled to express their opinions in any way they see fit and also to prevent others from sharing their opinions if there’s a difference in worldviews.

The hypocrisy of political correctness is thick.

As Timpf recently pointed out on National Review, it’s a problem that doesn’t have an easy solution, but trends are pointing to positive movement against the specter of political correctness.

Political Correctness: Study Finds 80 Percent of Americans Think It’s a Problem

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/10/political-correctness-problem-according-to-80-percent-of-people/I could go on for pages and pages, but you get the point: Writing about political correctness sometimes makes me feel as if everyone has gone mad, and I’m very glad to see that this doesn’t seem to be the case. Instead, a strong majority of people apparently agrees with me. A strong majority believes that political correctness has gone too far, and probably would agree that we need to be careful to protect our ability to speak freely in this country.

That’s certainly encouraging, but it still doesn’t make me feel entirely better. After all, the small, PC-obsessed mob can sometimes be very powerful. Once it decides that someone or something is racist or sexist, that conclusion can carry a lot of weight. It can ruin careers and lives. It can remove perfectly good, innocuous words from acceptable speech, because even the people who might not see a problem with those words don’t want to risk being accused of racism or sexism for using them. The only answer is to keep fighting, to keep exposing and mocking such overreach when it occurs — and to take solace in the fact that so many people have awoken to its dangers.

Keep fighting the good fight, Ms. Timpf.

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Reason: Socialism fails every time

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Reason Socialism fails every time

If Socialism Actually Worked, the Left wouldn’t have to Lie about it.

John Stossel has a new video featuring Gloria Álvarez who knows the truth about Socialism. She passionately decimates all of the Left’s lies about what is truly organised evil.

Socialism has become cool in America, under the nice name “democratic socialism”.

Gloria Álvarez knows better, because she’s from Latin America and studied socialism there. She says: watch out! Socialism has a clear track record of wrecking every country that implements it.

Cuba tried socialism. Things got so bad that tens of thousands fled the island on dangerous, makeshift rafts. Others paid lots of money to be allowed to leave.

After Cuba, the next Latin American country to get totally immersed in socialism was Venezuela. For a while, things seemed to work okay thanks to the country’s oil wealth; Venezuela has the largest proven oil reserves in the world, and used to be the richest country in Latin America.

Celebrities like Michael Moore and Sean Penn visited Hugo Chavez and praised his socialism.

Venezuelans were happy, too. A former mayor in Venezuela’s capital city told Álvarez: “People were clapping so hard. They were like, ‘Oh, finally there is somebody here making social justice.'”

But eventually socialism led to a mismanagement of the economy that was so bad that money started to run out. The government just printed more, so much more that it led to million-percent inflation.

But some still defend socialism, saying that what happened there “isn’t real socialism.” Bernie Sanders says: “when I talk about Socialism I am not looking at Venezuela, I’m not looking at Cuba. I’m looking at countries like Denmark, like Sweden.”

But Denmark’s prime minister says that’s a mistake: “Denmark is far from a socialist planned economy. Denmark is a market economy,” he clarified.

In Scandinavian countries, government regulates business less than America’s government does. Scandinavian countries don’t even have a minimum wage.

Real socialism looks more like Cuba and Venezuela.

Álvarez hopes people look at socialism’s track record before implementing it anywhere else.

If the stakes weren’t so deadly serious, the Left’s absurd contradictions on this subject would be quite amusing. The video had several celebrities trying to claim that normal government functions are somehow ‘socialism’, without explaining how this is the case. Other Leftists will claim that certain socialist regimes weren’t actually socialist, but were really ‘Right-Wing’, again without explaining how this is the case. However, those supposedly non-socialist, ‘Right-Wing’ regimes had normal government functions – road, liberties etc. So by the lights of the first contention, wouldn’t they be socialist?

But let us put this as succinctly as possible:

If Socialism Actually worked:

The Left wouldn’t have to falsely claim that normal government functions are ‘socialism’.
The Left wouldn’t have to Lie about the definition of the word.
The Left wouldn’t have to pretend that Scandinavian countries are socialist.
The Left wouldn’t have to lie, claiming that totalitarian Socialist regimes are supposedly ‘rightwing’.
If Socialism Actually worked, they wouldn’t need ‘revolutionary terror’.
If Socialism Actually worked, they wouldn’t need Tanquetas’ or ‘Ballenas’ to keep the people in line.
If Socialism Actually worked, they wouldn’t need secret police and torture to suppress dissent.
If Socialism Actually worked, they wouldn’t need barbed wire or mine fields to keep people from leaving.
If Socialism Actually worked, they wouldn’t need concentration camps, gulags or ‘re-education’ camps.
If Socialism Actually worked, they wouldn’t need firing squads or as ‘Che Guevara’ put it, the ‘pedagogy of the wall’.

The Takeaway.

If the organised evil that is socialism [Or it’s 40+ alternative labels] didn’t defy basic human nature, being a functional system, there would be no reason for the nation’s Socialist-Left to Lie about it. If it had actually accomplished something useful – aside from 100+ Million dead – it’s proponents could simply sell it without all of the falsehoods and outright lies. Those who advocate for that collectivist system – while claiming they aren’t it’s advocates – could simply be honest about what they want to impose on the rest of us.

Compare this to the entirely workable – but never claiming to be perfect – system of economic Liberty.
Those of us who are advocates for freedom have no need to pretend that systems of economic Liberty are something else. We have no need to make false claims or pretend it something that it is not. We only need to sell it on it’s great achievements, something the advocates of socialism can never do.

 

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