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President Trump’s Oval Office speech: Fact check – confirmed

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President Trumps Oval Office speech Fact check - confirmed

The President is often accused by mainstream media of fabricating facts or skewing data. His speech to the nation in prime time tonight had none of that. We carefully listened and checked what he said. It was all correct.

Some highlights:

  • Growing humanitarian and security crisis at our southern border. – Confirmed.
  • Out of space to hold them. – Confirmed.
  • America proudly welcomes millions of lawful immigrants. – Confirmed.
  • Illegal immigration is a strain to public resources. – Confirmed.
  • Hardest hit are African- and Hispanic-Americans. – Confirmed.
  • Our southern border is used as a pipeline for vast quantities of illegal drugs. – Confirmed.
  • More Americans will die from drugs this year than the Vietnam War. – Confirmed.
  • Thousands of Americans have been brutally killed by those who illegally enter our country. – Confirmed.
  • The problem at the southern border is a crisis of the heart and a crisis of the soul. – Confirmed.
  • Law enforcement officials have requested $5.7 billion to help them fix border security. – Confirmed.
  • This is just common sense. – Confirmed.

Two important quotes emerged from his speech. The first placed him squarely on the right side of the debate, something he has failed to do properly until now.

“This is the cycle of human suffering that I am determined to end.”

I wish he would have been leading with variations of this line for the last couple of months.

His second big quote was a question that doesn’t need any commentary:

“How much more American blood must be shed before Congress does their job?”

As for the Democrats’ response, I Tweeted my thoughts.

It’s time for the American people to put aside their bias against the President. Heck, I’m not a fan, but I support what he’s trying to do at the southern border. We need the wall, and Congress needs to step up to make it happen.

Oh, and there’s this:

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A trillion dollar deficit is much more dangerous than the GOP acknowledges

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A trillion dollar deficit is much more dangerous than the GOP acknowledges

Spending. It’s the thing that helped me make my decision to leave the GOP a few years ago as there seemed to be very little difference between them and the Democrats when it came to fiscal responsibility. Where we spend the money is the only big deviation, but both sides of the political aisle have an addiction to spend more than the country has available. In the past, this was dangerous because of the crushing force of national debt that will eventually bring about an economic collapse. Today, the risk is much, much greater and within immediate striking distance.

What a trillion-dollar budget deficit represents today is an avenue through which Modern Monetary Theory could actually be realized in the United States. Those who are familiar with MMT may still be as complacent about it as I was a year ago; “It’ll never happen, not in America.” But as Democrats push Medicare-for-All, the Green New Deal, open borders, state-funded education, reparations, and outright socialism, there’s only one conclusion that any economist or political pundit can come to: If the new thinking of the Democratic Party gets a foothold and initiates some of their plans, then MMT is the only possible way to make it happen.

They don’t even need to initiate all of them. Just one or two will be enough for catastrophe.

In other words, they’re policy proposals are already writing checks the U.S. can’t cash, so every scenario in which a partial implementation of these policies takes place can only happen through MMT. For those who don’t want to read up on it, MMT is essentially the practice of printing the cash to pay the bills. Proponents say it will be different this time from every other failed attempt at MMT because America is responsible enough and too crucial to the world economy for it to cause hyperinflation. Reading the delusional excuses for promoting MMT reveals an uncanny ability to deny reality while simultaneously suppressing common sense. It’s the type of thing that only progressive economic scholars can truly comprehend, and that should terrify you.

By moving the budget deficit into the ten-digit arena, we’ve broken a threshold that gives MMT legs. Whether it’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez saying, “You just pay for it,” or Elizabeth Warren constantly saying the rich will be taxed until it’s paid for despite the basic arithmetic that demonstrates this is impossible, they’ll all latch onto the notion that if we can spend a trillion dollars in one year that we don’t have, why can’t we spend two? Ten? Fifty?

On one hand, I want to do whatever it takes to convince Republicans they need to do what they campaign to do: cut spending. It’s not as easy as just pulling the plug on frivolous programs, services, agencies, and whole departments… except that it truly is that easy. It’s not popular. Some say it’s political suicide. But considering it’s never been tried in the modern era (no real cuts have been made to spending in decades), now is the time to be bold and do what’s right for the nation. The rise of the internet in general and social media in particular gives conservatives an outlet through which they can educate the masses about the need to make cuts. It’s something we plan on doing as part of the American Conservative Movement.

But on the other hand, one thing that can’t happen in trying to convince Republicans they’re doing it wrong by allowing them to lose. The Democrats are now more than the lesser of two evils. They’re dangerous. The plans they will implement are existential threats to America. Sadly, many of them know this. The Justice Democrats, who are driving the leftward lurch within the Democratic Party, are shockingly aware of what they’re trying to accomplish. Destroying and rebuilding America in their image is the end goal. That image is not a pretty one, even to the Justice Democrats, but things are rarely pretty when radicals get their hands on it.

Modern Monetary Theory will be implemented if the Democrats get full control. Unfortunately, Republicans aren’t helping fight it as long as they’re pushing such untenable budget deficits. It’s time for a heavy dose of fiscal conservatism.

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Democrats have no answer for the rise of MS-13. In fact, they’re helping them.

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Democrats have no answer for the rise of MS-13 In fact theyre helping them

The left and right can debate all day about sovereignty, how to handle asylum cases, and whether or not to build a wall on the southern border. But there should be no debate about whether, the notorious gang that runs much of Central America and is building a similar empire in the United states, should be allowed to continue their reign of terror. In fact, there is no debate about it at all right now as Democrats are unwilling to talk about it.

Why? Because they have no answers to stopping them and their proposed policies for handling the migrant surge invariably work towards helping MS-13 continue to infiltrate our nation.

The latest heinous act getting attention has gang members accused of beheading and dismembering rival gang members in the United States, among other hideous crimes. And yet when the President referred to them as “animals,” Democrats and much of the media tried to insinuate the President was referring to all immigrants. They kept this lie up for months after it was debunked. They’re still repeating it today.

Here’s who the President called “animals”:

While Democrats focus on the “concentration camps” and push for instant release of the hundreds of thousands of migrants crossing the border illegally and straining CBP, criminals like MS-13 gang members are sneaking in. The southern border is extremely porous and border patrol resources are being wasted on the migrant surge. While border patrol officers are stuck handing out diapers and completing paperwork for migrants, the “animals” are making their way across the border undetected.

But it isn’t just Democrats on Capitol Hill. Activist judges have thwarted literally every attempt by President Trump to deter illegal immigration and dissuade migrants from making the dangerous journey in the first place. They perform judicial gymnastics to find reasons why the President is not allowed to do what it takes to secure our borders. Meanwhile, these activist judges are complicit in the death and destruction they cause by assisting MS-13 in their gang activities.

Instead of coming to their senses, the Democrats are doubling down. Elizabeth Warren released her open borders plan, and we can expect the rest of the field to follow suit. They have literally no solution for the criminal infestation crossing the southern border. But that’s not stopping them from attempting to make the border even less secure. In 2020, remember these gang members. Remember their victims and the horrible way they died. Remember every American citizen killed by MS-13. Most importantly, remember which party has every intention of making the problem worse if they’re given the power to do so.

Every MS-13 robbery, rape, and murder is a direct result of Democratic lawmakers and activist judges preventing the President from doing his job to secure the borders. Ask them for solutions and all they can do is change the subject.

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GOP says The Squad’s goal is anarchy. They’re half correct.

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GOP says The Squads goal is anarchy Theyre half correct

I’ve seen the future. Okay, so it’s a potential future and I wasn’t granted a prophetic vision or anything. I’ve just been watching what’s said (and more importantly what’s not said) by the radical progressives of the so-called “Squad” of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Ayanna Pressley, and Rashida Tlaib. The freshmen Congresswomen have made a name for themselves in recent weeks, hitting a crescendo this week after President Trump’s “racist” attack on them.

The GOP released a video trying to tie their actions and words together to highlight a possible conclusion, that The Squad as well as other hyper-leftists in DC and across the country are pushing for anarchy. This is only half the story. Anarchy is a short-term goal that’s designed to get the people to call for their real goal: a totalitarian government that will be made necessary if the chaos The Squad and others are bringing about is allowed to flourish.

Anarchy and totalitarianism are opposites on the political spectrum, but it doesn’t take a giant leap of intellectual gymnastics to see how one can lead to the other. By promoting lawlessness through a combination of policies such as open borders, criminal justice reform, and the encouragement of violence through groups like Antifa, the Justice Democrats (who control every move made by The Squad) want things to get so bad in America, the only solution many will see is for the government to step in and take control of everything.

The path to losing our freedoms, all of them, is one that abuses these freedoms so badly, people are willing to give them away for the sake of safety and security. That’s what the Justice Democrats know to be true, which is why their pawns are promoting an agenda that leads to anarchy. They want lawlessness because through the absence of people abiding by the law comes the requests made by the people for a king. Just as Saul rose to power against God’s recommendations to the people, so too can a totalitarian state rise in America if we do not heed the warning signs pointing to anarchy today.

Anarchy is only a short-term goal. It’s a means to an end. And it’s not a goal that needs to be fully achieved in order to move towards their real goal. They only need chaos to get bad enough for the people to start calling for a crackdown. At that point, they can start implementing measures that make the Patriot Act seem patriotic. We’re already seeing it manifest in the the policies that are growing in popularity today coming from the Democrats:

  • Green New Deal is a complete government takeover of many industries, including those that have little or no connection to climate change. As Justice Democrats co-founder and AOC’s Chief of Staff Saikat Chakrabarti declared, the Green New Deal is not about climate change.
  • Medicare-for-All is a solution being proposed by a few Democratic nominees for President and that’s embraced by The Squad. This is a solution to the failure of Obamacare, which allowed the government to take too much control of the healthcare industry. Their response: Take even more control. Eliminate private health insurance. Put healthcare decisions in the hands of bureaucrats. Raise taxes on everyone, not just the rich. It’s a totalitarian dream system to keep people as sick as possible.
  • Open Borders is the element of the far-left’s plan that they won’t name directly. They want lawlessness at the border and they want it to spill over to all facets of America. But creating de facto open borders without invoking the name of it doesn’t remove the destructive qualities.
  • Gun Confiscations represent the single solution to the biggest roadblock the left has with imposing their totalitarian dreams. As long as the people are well-armed, it will be difficult for them to achieve their end goals. Firearms in the hands of citizens makes them harder to control, so taking away the firearms is an absolute must if The Squad plans to achieve their goals in their lifetime.

It’s good that the GOP is addressing this dangerous group of people, but let’s not get confused between their short term goal of anarchy and their real goal of totalitarianism. They don’t want the people in control. They want control of the people.

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