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It’s been nearly two years since Capitol Hill told us they’d address the national debt in a year

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Its been nearly two years since Capitol Hill told us theyd address the national debt in a year

If there’s one thing that unites Democrats and Republicans in DC, it’s their unwillingness to tackle the national debt. During campaign season, both parties talk about it. They both point to the other’s policies and offer token solutions to address it, but these solutions never see the light of day. They always punt.

The GOP, when they had the House, Senate, and White House in their control, had decided to punt until next year. That was October, 2017. We’ve heard this line before. It’s always going to happen, just never in the current year. How many times will people allow them to say it without actually doing it?

We need to address the national debt immediately. That means dramatically cutting spending by eliminating programs, agencies, and even entire departments. By “eliminating,” that doesn’t mean make some cuts nor does it mean we move things around. To eliminate something means it needs to be abolished.

I’ll be called cold-hearted for suggesting such things. Is it hard to kill an agency that employs 50,000 people? Yes. Is it harsh to force those 50,000 Americans to seek other government jobs or hit the private sector? Yes. I wish it never came to this. I wish the expansion of Washington DC never happened in the first place, but it did and now it must be dealt with even if hundreds of thousands or even millions of Americans will be affected. That’s how precarious our situation is.

What about entitlements? Talking about cutting entitlements is the death knell for politicians. That’s why it never happens. They understand with 100% clarity that entitlements are unsustainable and grow harder to address with ever passing year, yet they punt. Why? Because they’re more concerned about retaining power than helping the nation.

What politicians only mention during campaign season is true year-round. The longer we wait to tackle the debt, the harder it’s going to be. Interest alone is killing us. We used to be able to say that if we don’t tackle it soon, future generations will be in deep trouble. Today, that phrase has been replaced:

If we don’t tackle the debt immediately, we’re dooming not just future generations but our own as well.

Every punt makes the problem harder to tackle. On top of real tax reform, we need to cut spending dramatically. It will hurt in the short term which is why every Congress is so afraid to do it. They know that spending cuts are unpopular come election time. Instead of perpetuating the unsustainable path we’re on, they need to take the bad news to the nation and educate the people on the imperative of tackling the debt immediately.

The problem isn’t really with the politicians, though. The bigger problem is with the voters. Most have no idea how bad the situation is. Trillions versus billions versus millions often doesn’t compute properly, and as long as the debt isn’t visible in their own lives, what difference does it really make? Others are aware of the problem but choose to ignore it because winning today is apparently more important that fixing such a huge problem and losing as a result.

We need a 30-year-plan for reducing the debt. Anyone who says it can’t take that long doesn’t realize it must take that long. The debt is too big to try to fit into a decade. Yet so few politicians talk about it.

This is just another reason we need the American Conservative Movement.

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‘Wax my balls’ is the new ‘bake the cake’

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Wax my balls is the new bake the cake

The story of the man who attempted to force a women to wax his scrotum renewed its virility after a Canadian business owned by a Brazilian immigrant reportedly had to shut down because of a hearing in front of the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal, according to Post Millennial.The story displays a curious amount of similarity to the Masterpiece Cake story which resulted in a Supreme Court ruling and subsequent harassment lawsuits before the Colorado equivalent body. In this case, a man who goes by Jessica Yaniv targeted upwards of 15 women who refused to wax his balls.

Mad Wax: Hairy Road

In 2018 he launched a complaint about Mad Wax refusing service. The women in question for discrimination was a Muslim, making this a clash between Transgenders and Muslims, a rare but foreseeable clash between two of the Left’s most prioritized groups according to intersectionality.

Lifesite News Reported back in March 2018:

A local transgender woman claims she was denied services based on her gender identity and gender expression and is seeking $50,000 for “immense harm to my dignity.”

The complainant, who has asked to remain anonymous, said she called the spa March 17, 2018, to inquire about services for a transgender woman.

Following a conversation with an employee, she asked to speak with the owner. Carruthers said he called her back and explained that the female employee working that day was a practising Muslim who refrains from physical contact with males outside of her family.

He further explained the only staff member he had who did male waxing was off on a sick leave and there was no one else.

This man wanted a Muslim woman to handle his genitals which is the ultimate Trans vs Muslim showdown that Conservatives have pointed out ever since the Left formed a confederacy that openly included gays and Muslims. Just think about the ramifications of what would have happened if she complied against her own religious beliefs in Islamic marriage.

#MeToo

Maria De Silva, of the in-home service that was forced to close down, claimed that she was not trained in waxing male genitals. It’s reasonable to accept her expertise as the difference between waxing male and female genitals seems readily obvious to the anatomically aware. The lack of training in waxing male equipment seems to have been a common defense, as the overwhelming majority of Brazilian wax clientele are women. But there’s a more sinister angle to this story. Not only is Yaniv clearly harassing businesses who refuse to wax his balls, he is also sexually harassing women, particularly minority women as Post Millennial pointed out.

While the women he targeted were untrained in waxing testicles, there is apparently enough of a demand that these services exist enough for someone who filed a complaint against 16 businesses to have easily been able to find. Alas, he targeted these women, who cater to women, to wax his balls. There’s something undeniably perverted about what Yaniv is doing, and while transgenderism is a mental illness, the level of malice in his actions voids the excuse of lacking full capacity.

Affirmation

If you are wondering why Yaniv has made it his life goal to commit rainbow jihad, it’s the same reason why any other acronym-identifying person would. They seek affirmation. Government recognition of homosexual marriage didn’t suffice. An entire month where over ninety percent of major brands pandering to a small minority of the population still isn’t enough. Subverting female athletics isn’t enough.

Removing parents from their children’s lives for not affirming their lifestyle isn’t enough. At what point is the threshold met for rainbow jihad to end? Never. Because this man isn’t satisfied without the affirmation of everyone in society, nor will he be content with it. He is chasing the rainbow. And his trivial goals are why he is but a small fry in a much larger Culture War.

PC Pretzel

The struggle between the different identities seems highly contrary. This is a case of Feminism vs Islam vs Transgenderism with the former two fighting as cobelligerents. After all, neither can really exist with the other two. Leftism has made a strange alliance between these contrary identities. Now we could speculate whether the Socialists are using Muslims to achieve their political goals or are Muslims, like Ilhan Omar, using the Socialist to achieve their centuries older goals. In either case, the strange alliance has a common goal for the rest of us: control. Conformity, collectivism, control. That is how these contradictory elements of Leftism are intermarried into a hive like confederacy.

This is about control and that is why Conservatives must not give an inch when they come telling us to bake the cake or wax their balls.

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#TX21 is a congressional race the entire nation will be watching

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TX21 is a congressional race the entire nation will be watching

When two powerhouse representatives of their respective political ideologies clash, there’s always national attention. But as Wendy Davis announces her intention to take on Representative Chip Roy in the 21st Congressional District of Texas, there’s more at stake than just a seat on Capitol Hill. This race represents a battle for the soul of our nation.

If you’re wondering how a single Congressional seat could have so much importance, we have to look at the two candidates. Roy is a freshman who has already been making an impact with is push for fiscal conservatism. His demands on his fellow representatives are simple, all centering around the notion that Republicans must do as they promised. That means securing the border, cutting spending, and other important promises that, thus far, have not been fulfilled.

Davis was a rising star in the Democratic Party before losing a high-profile gubernatorial race. Now, she’s starting her comeback campaign by going after Roy’s congressional seat. Her pro-abortion and big government stances are stark contrasts to Roy’s conservatism, but they have one thing in common. Both are willing to go to the ideological edges even if it means bucking their own party. Roy made news in May when he single-handedly blocked a disaster relief bill, not over he merits of the big spending bill itself but because he does not believe Congress should sit back and let $19 billion get dished out without talking about it on the floor and having a proper vote.

There’s even a movie about Davis that’s potentially in the works, according to Fox News.

Davis became an overnight Democratic sensation in 2013 after her filibuster over an anti-abortion bill. She told Texas Monthly in March that she recently met with actress Sandra Bullock to discuss the Oscar winner portraying her in a movie about the filibuster, which Davis said could be released next year.

Texas was once considered to be a deep-red state, but in recent years has shifted to the point that many strategists on both sides of the aisle consider it a 2020 battleground. Beto O’Rourke confirmed this by coming within 3-points of taking down Senator Ted Cruz. For a hyper-leftist like O’Rourke to even be a consideration in the state is telling of the shift that’s happening there. This is why Davis’s entry into the race is so significant. If Republicans sit back and assume the seat is safe, they could lose it.

If a strong conservative like Chip Roy can hold onto the seat, it bodes well for the nation that Texas is staying true to its values. If Wendy Davis flips it, we can take it as a sign that progressives are making a bigger impact than expected.

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Justin Amash exposed as only grandstanding on Trump impeachment

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Justin Amash exposed as only grandstanding on Trump impeachment

Earlier this week, the House of Representatives voted to kill a resolution to pursue impeachment against President Trump. The vote followed a resolution to condemn Trump following his tweets that enraged the left. The House got to vote on impeachment and this time 95 members all voted against killing the resolution, all 95 members in this 322-95 vote were Democrats. Not among them was Justin Amash who actually called for impeachment back in May in a 13 tweet thread.

“In fact, there were many crimes revealed by the investigation, some of which were charged, and some of which were not but are nonetheless described in Mueller’s report.” Justin Amash May 20th

If you recall these tweet came weeks before he decided to name a single of the several instances of impeachable activity, instead reverting to vague tweets about the nature of impeachment. Yet since May 18th, it has become increasingly obvious Justin Amash has no intentions on following through on his calls to impeachment. As a Representative in the US Congress, he has the power only 435 people in the country have. If he feels that it is his duty to pursue impeachment, which is a view he pontificated on Twitter, then anything short of bringing forward impeachment on the specific charges he eventually laid out is grandstanding. With so few Congressmen having read the Mueller Report, his words, Democrats would defer to him on this issue if he would only do what he said he would do. But Justin Amash was only grandstanding on impeachment. Otherwise why would he have voted to kill a resolution on pursuing impeachment, the very thing he called for?

What has Justin Amash done since May 18th?

He voted for a resolution condemning Trump, but the real answer is, he’s taken some time to brand himself. After support in his own district plummeted, on July 4th, he declared his independence from the Republican Party in an op ed in the Washington Post. Seeing as Independence Day is about America’s history not a day for politicians to politicize for their own endgame, this is perhaps the most egotistical way do just that. Maybe doing it on 9/11 is worse. As he all but comes out of the closet on a 2020 Libertarian or Independent Presidential Run, Justin Amash looks to rebrand Libertarianism, removing the populism Rand Paul embraced. Daniel McCarthy at Spectator wrote a really good piece on Amash illustrating this point.

What Ron Paul did was to counteract neoconservatism in the Republican party with libertarianism and populism. Populism proved to be more potent, but libertarianism itself contributed important elements to populism, including an articulate anti-interventionist foreign policy and a sense of class warfare as about power, not just wealth. Amash was never comfortable with populism, but libertarianism without it has no market at all. The Washington Post and the NeverTrump neocons share Amash’s animosity toward Trump and the populist right, but they share even fewer of his professed principles than Trump does. Ron Paul won despite losing; Amash teaches libertarians simply how to lose by losing.

In not even fighting for the very thing he parted from the Republicans over, Trump, he has already lost. His district has likely turned on him and his best political prospect is being a below average 3rd party candidate. All he’s left with politically are his principles which his grandstanding calls into question.

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