Musings on the Week
Musings on the Week
December 24, 2016
Freedom – “If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand ON earth.” Ronald Reagan.
Politics – Although his Hawaiian birth has never been disproven, Barack Hussein Obama’s released “Certificate of Live Birth” is clearly a fraud, or his birth certificate is a digital forgery.
Politics – I believe the polls that show Barack Obama with high approval ratings as much as I believed the polls showing Hillary Clinton winning the election is a landslide.
Politics – Hillary Clinton had three messages: the best-prepared candidate; my opponent is a dangerous alternative; and time for a woman President and none resonated with voters.
Politics – In this election, Democrats are revealed as spoiled, delusional partisans who are sore losers and cry babies who refuse to accept the reality of their political loss!
Politics – In addition to repealing Executive Orders, the 1996 Congressional Review Act is an oversight tool that Congress may use to overturn rules issued by federal agencies.
Politics – Donald Trump’s cabinet choices are a clear reflection of his policy positions, so don’t be surprised if they shake up their bureaucracies and dismantle some overreach.
Politics – There is precisely zero evidence that Russian hacking actually distorted the voting process, but ample evidence of systemic voter fraud in the states that examined the counts.
Politics – The Electoral College coup failed when only 2 GOP electors defected from voting for Donald Trump while 5 Democrats abandoned Hillary Clinton and 3 more tried to switch.
Politics – There have been 18 incidents of faked hate crimes so far, which begs the question Do Democrats think it is OK to fake “hate crimes” as a way to justify their “fake news”?
Media – The definition of Fake News is: “Those reports, even if based on verifiable facts or opinions based on those facts, that contradict the Left Media’s determination of what should and should not be reported.”
Media – The liberal media hasn’t learned anything from the election, since they continue to downplay Donald Trump’s popularity ignoring his victory tour and refusing to see the crowds.
Media – The “low-information-voters” who use Facebook as their primary news source will receive the “approved” progressive narrative polished by their liberal “fact-checkers.”
Finance – Dismantling the decades of damage done by the politicized Federal Reserve will impede economic growth as interest rate increases have been delayed until after Obama.
Internet – “Don’t believe everything you read on the internet.” Abraham Lincoln.
Immigration – Under Obama, over 300 cities have provided safe haven for illegal aliens, and over 170,000 convicted criminals have been ordered to be deported remain at large.
Immigration – Congress passed a bill, signed into law by President Bush in 2006, ordering a wall to be built at the U.S.-Mexican border and more border Patrol agents to be assigned.
Immigration – The Obama administration has made a concerted effort to admit as many Middle Eastern refugees as possible before Donald Trump becomes President.
Social Security – In 2015, the Bipartisan Budget Act shifted money from Social Security’s old-age survivor’s fund to extend the solvency of the Disability Insurance Trust Fund to 2023.
Environment – In an analysis by the Office of Management and Budget, of the 30 least cost-effective regulations throughout the government, the EPA imposed 17 of them.
Crime – The homicide rate is up in 16 of America’s 20 largest cities, which is a trend of increasing murder rates that began last year, possible asa result to the “Ferguson Effect.”
History – “The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln.
Trade - In 2015, exports had jumped to 12.56% of GDP, imports to 15.53%, and total trade to 28.09% of the U.S. economy, increasing dramatically in the last 60 years.
GWOT – Islam fragmented into numerous sects, each with unique interpretation of the Koran and Hadith, and each believing it is the one true interpretation and others must submit.