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Opinion Polls Are Cancer To A Democracy

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The nation will find it very hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground.” –Winston Churchill
The strength of our nation is found at its core in its morals. Its ability to understand the difference between what feels good and what is righteous. Every day America’s morality is being reshaped by the use of public opinion polls; polls our government conveniently points to as an accurate estimation of ideological fact. If you are frustrated by an unresponsive government, look no further than the pollsters for they have made it fashionable for the government to ignore what’s decent so the weak can feel good.
Look back just a few years and re-examine our national opinion on such issues as immigration, same sex marriage, gun control and fiscal responsibility. When compared to today—as reflected in public opinion polls—we see a stark change in what Americans are supposedly willing to support now. A change that I would argue is a direct result of this intentional process used by media and government to weaken or re-direct—ever so incrementally—public opinions they find problematic for our legislators.
To be honest, I think most people recognize that a majority of Americans will go along with the crowd. Shared responsibility is always preferred when it comes time to take a stand on an issue. After all, it’s easier and less confrontational to be a lemming than a bull in a china shop.  For many, a convenient loss of self-respect is easier to take than to be labeled as intolerant or racist. Our government knows that. They exploit Americans addiction to convenience, and over time, find the opinions that serve politically expedient decisions.
In general most Americans would rather answer a skillfully designed poll question than to write a letter demanding action from their representatives. Point and click and you too can participate in the American experiment with complete anonymity. It’s a coward’s response, but it makes many feel important and proud, after all, what can I do? I’m just one person.
According to today’s polls, Americans support—in some small degree—every single liberal fantasy that is destroying the moral core of our nation. Abortion, gay marriage, amnesty, gun control, ending the wars and fiscal suicide; have now been labeled the new norm in American culture and our government loves it. Polls have now eliminated the need for representation as they just listen—with their ears to the ground—and wait for the numbers to shift just enough for them to jump off their fences in support of the wrong thing and blame it on popular opinion.
Personally, I am sick and tired of the phrase “Americans overwhelmingly support”. Since when does a poll that breaks the 50% threshold represent a measure of overwhelming support? If overwhelming support were the prevailing motivator for our government there would be no such thing as “Obamacare”, abortion on demand would be illegal, marriage would be between a man and a woman, no one would be pushing 2 for Spanish, the 2nd amendment would be sacrosanct, Islam wouldn’t be a growing threat and deficits and debt would never occur. Oh, yeah and a whole bunch of them would be in prison. Let’s not forget that.
Every year that we wait for our government to act, public opinion is swindled away by pollsters and our so called leaders. An activist electorate is the only way we will ever send a strong and resounding message to our government about what we support. Relying on public opinion sampling is a dangerous trend in America. It will only serve to weaken our national morals as the next generation of convenience loving Americans takes over.

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Doctor From MIT Warns ‘Deep State’ Using Coronavirus Fear-Mongering

Hopefully, this guy has above-average security!

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A scientist with four degrees from MIT believes the coronavirus pandemic is being used by the “Deep State” for its own purposes.

“As an MIT PhD in Biological Engineering who studies & does research nearly every day on the Immune System, the #coronavirus fear mongering by the Deep State will go down in history as one of the biggest fraud to manipulate economies, suppress dissent, & push MANDATED Medicine!”

TWJ:

A decorated scientist with four degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology believes the coronavirus pandemic is being used by the “Deep State” for its own purposes.

Shiva Ayyadurai said on Twitter that “fear-mongering” over the outbreak is being used to push an agenda.

It is important to note that Ayyadurai did not say the disease is man-made or a hoax.

You should follow the guidelines from doctors, federal, state and local governments and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

But what Ayyadurai did say is that some in the government are using the pandemic to frighten people into obedience.

Think about what has transpired in less than a week’s time. We have handed control of nearly everything in our lives to the government. More

It didn’t take long for me to see this as a means to ensure President Trump’s loss in 2020, but that’s not going to happen. Once again, Trump has outsmarted them all.

That’s what I’ve been saying all along! The virus is real and should be taken as seriously but I truly believe that the Deep State Democrats have a nasty surprise up their sleeves.

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Bernie Tells Americans Exactly What Will Make Him Drop Out

The Democratic Party’s been trying to stop him for months, and now Bernie has told them exactly how to do it.

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The Democratic Party is beginning to run out of time.  They have only a few scant weeks to get their ducks in a row before the Democratic National Convention in order to avoid an abomination of a nomination.

The issue now is that the Democratic voters are clearly favoring Bernie Sanders for the nod, while the party establishment appears to be shoving Joe Biden down everyone’s throats.  The friction has been a bit ugly to watch, like a slow motion fender bender that will see you rescheduling your entire afternoon before you know it.

But Sanders, to his credit, has been fairly honest about the process.  He’s explained his expectations to his supporters explicitly, and has now told us precisely what would make him consider leaving the race altogether.

From his appearance on MSNBC earlier this week:

RACHEL MADDOW: If, at the end of the day, it turns out that Vice President Biden is going to have more delegates than you do heading into the convention, will you drop out?

SEN. BERNIE SANDERS: Of course I’m gonna drop out; he will win. I mean, I suspect, we will run through the process, and I think people have a right to vote. But if Biden walks into the convention, or at the end of the process has more votes than me, he’s the winner.

MADDOW: And that’s true whether or not he has a majority or a just plurality?

SEN. SANDERS: Absolutely, that’s what I’ve said. Look, here’s the story, and there’s some confusion about this. Last time around in 2016, you talked about 2016, you’ll remember that before the very first vote was cast in Iowa, Hillary Clinton had 500 superdelegates at her side. She walked into the campaign with 500 superdelegates. I thought that was totally outrageous, absurd, and undemocratic. We fought very hard in the Democratic rules process to get rid of all superdelegates. That is my preference. I think it should be the decision of the people, not Washington insiders. We lost, but what we did get is not getting rid of all super delegates at the convention voting, but that on the first ballot there won’t be any superdelegates voting.

And there you have it, Democratic Deep State:  The surefire way to make Bernie Sanders go away is to actually beat him in the primary.  Who would have thunk it?

 

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Porn Star’s Lawyer Faces 42 Years in Jail After Conviction in Nike Extortion Scheme

This is far from the end of his legal trouble, however.

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Given the sheer amount of scandal that the Democrats have attempted to pin on President Trump, it can be easy to lost track of the host of characters involved in these shenanigans.

For instance, in what was one of the first real controversies of the President’s first term, aging adult film actress Stormy Daniels attempted to ride Trump’s coattails into the mainstream by dredging up a story about “hush money” payments made to her by Michael Cohen, Trump’s lawyer.

At the head of Daniels’ legal team was Michael Avenatti – the sort of television lawyer that you envision when someone says the words “television lawyer”.  Avenatti was also along for the ride, and turned himself into a bit of a star during the scandal.  This must have gotten to his head because, the next thing you know, Mikey Avenatti is arrested on charges of attempting to extort sneaker giant Nike for millions of dollars.

This week, the one-time regular on the nightly news shows has been found guilty, and faces decades behind bars.

Michael Avenatti, a lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits against President Donald Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort sportswear giant Nike.

The verdict was returned Friday by a Manhattan federal jury after it deliberated charges of attempted extortion and honest services fraud in what prosecutors say was an attempt by Avenatti to extort up to $25 million from Nike with threats to otherwise harm it. The charges carry a combined potential penalty of 42 years in prison.

Avenatti will be back in the courtroom come April as well, as he is being charged with defrauding the aforementioned Daniels out of book proceeds after the porn star penned a tawdry tome about her life and experiences around Donald Trump.

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New Democratic Defections Could Spell Swift Acquittal for Donald Trump

This could be HUGE.

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This week’s impeachment headlines have been dominated by the continuing fight over the potential witnesses that could be called in the case against President Donald Trump.

On the left, lawmakers are practically clamoring for a prolonged and painful trial.  In their never-ending “resistance”, they wish to see the leader of the free world not just humbled, but humiliated.  They want to hear from John Bolton, Mick Mulvaney, Mike Pompeo, and others whose testimony will be nothing short of a nightmare to coerce through layers of red tape and claims of executive privilege.

Thanks to the recent disclosures regarding a book by the aforementioned Bolton, it looks as though we may indeed hear from at least a few witnesses, in spite of efforts by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to quash such a circus.

And, in what is surely the most frustrating aspect of this confrontation:  None of it matters.  The Democrats haven’t had the votes to remove Trump from office ever.

In fact, the latest revelations from The Beltway seem to indicate that more than a couple of Democrats could be jumping ship and voting to acquit the President.

Three moderate Democrat senators — Joe Manchin (WV), Doug Jones (AL), and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) —may ultimately vote to acquit President Donald Trump in the upper chamber’s impeachment trial, according to a new report.

At least one of the senators have signaled that they could vote in favor of only one impeachment article — the abuse of power — but oppose obstruction of Congress.

In an interview with Politico this week, Manchin said he will only support one of the articles if he “can explain one and not the other.” The West Virginia Democrat, who has yet to decide on whether he will run for re-election in 2024, said he will only make a final decision on how he will vote only after the trial concludes.

There is still some mystery remaining, however.

When it comes to Sinema, the freshman senator who broke with Democrats to confirm Attorney General William Barr, her silence on impeachment suggests her vote remains up in the air. A spokesperson for the lawmaker recently said she supports gathering additional evidence to “make a more fully informed decision at the end of the trial.”

The senators’ remarks come as Democrats seek to call former White House National Security Advisor John Bolton as a witness. On Sunday, the New York Times reported that Bolton’s upcoming book alleges that President Trump wanted to tie U.S. military to Ukraine to inquiries into allegations of corruption against former Vice President and 2020 Democrat candidate Joe Biden, and his son, Hunter Biden. President Trump has denied the claims, calling them categorically “false” during an Oval Office meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Meanwhile, the American people patiently wait for a time when their public servants again work toward something for the betterment of American society, as opposed to this partisan pomp and circumstance.

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Hillary Clinton Inexplicably Links Mark Zuckerberg’s “Authoritarian” Streak to Donald Trump

Someone please come get Hillary and take her home.

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How Hillary Clinton remains relevant in today’s news cycle is completely bewildering.

This is a woman who epitomizes the “Deep State” and the establishment ethos running rampant in the seedy underbelly of Washington DC – even long after her last official stint in politics.

Clinton is a curse on the Democratic Party, even according to those who espouse the beliefs consistent with the political organization itself.  It was her rigging of the 2016 primaries that left a sour taste in the mouth for many, especially those who believe that the Democrats should be doing everything in their power to swing their agenda hard to the left.

Simply put:  Clinton is the corrupt and scandal-ridden old guard who has overstayed her welcome.  Her obliviousness to this fact was on display yet again this week as she attempted to berate Facebook and Donald Trump in the same breath.

Clinton aired her own conspiracy theory in an exchange with Jeffrey Goldberg, the Atlantic’s editor-in-chief, at an event hosted by Emerson Collective at the Sundance Film Festival. Reporter Adrienne Lafrance wrote of the exchange:

Listening to Clinton, I was struck by how remarkably similar her account was to something Zuckerberg had once told me. Facts, Zuckerberg had suggested, are best derived from foraging many opinions, ideally from the billions of humans who use his publishing platform, so that each individual might cherry-pick what to believe. (Cherry-pick is my word, not his.)

I wrote at the time that Zuckerberg’s interpretation was unsatisfying for one thing, and Trumpian for another. When I asked Clinton today whether she too sees a Trumpian quality in Zuckerberg’s reasoning, she nodded. “It’s Trumpian,” she said. “It’s authoritarian.” (Facebook did not immediately provide a response to my request for comment from Zuckerberg.)

It has trumpeted its ability to affect the outcome of an election. There’s good reason to believe, Clinton said, that Facebook is “not just going to reelect Trump, but intend[s] to reelect Trump.”

Of course, Clinton’s assertion doesn’t take into account the severe censorship of conservative voices on the social media platform, which seems to fly in the face of this wild conspiracy theory.

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Sekulow Destroys Schiff As Impeachment Trial Starts

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Jay Sekulow demolishes Adam Schiff, Nancy Pelosi on executive privilege: Remember Eric Holder?

“Mr. Schiff did say the courts don’t really have a role in this. Executive privilege? Why would that matter? It matters because it’s based in the Constitution of the United States,” Sekulow said. “The president’s opponents in their rush to impeach have refused to wait for judicial review.”

PJM:

During his opening remarks in the Senate impeachment trial, President Donald Trump’s lawyer Jay Sekulow quoted Democrats’ own words against them. He condemned the House Democrats’ rush to impeach Trump, adding an article of impeachment for “Obstruction of Congress” rather than litigating a matter of executive privilege in court. He quoted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.), Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), and Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.), each of whom defended Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder when he was held in contempt of Congress in 2012.

“Mr. Schiff did say the courts don’t really have a role in this. Executive privilege? Why would that matter? It matters because it’s based in the Constitution of the United States,” Sekulow said. “The president’s opponents in their rush to impeach have refused to wait for judicial review.”

He quoted law professor Jonathan Turley, who warned, “I can’t emphasize this enough…if you impeach a president — if you make a high crime and misdemeanor of going to the courts, it is an abuse of power. It’s your abuse of power. You’re doing precisely what you’re criticizing the president for doing.” More

Jay Sekulow just tore Adam Schiff’s arm off and started beating him over the head with it. And this is just day one. The absolute pounding the Democrats are going to take in this charade is going to be magnificent. A solid, well deserved legal thrashing awaits them. Let’s get on with it!

Why there are no consequences for outright lying and filing of false charges against President Trump is almost unbelievable!

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Dems Block A Vote To Support Iran Protesters

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House Democrats block McCarthy measure supporting Iranian protesters.

House Democrats blocked a vote on a resolution introduced by House Minority Leader California Republican Kevin McCarthy that expressed support of anti-government protesters in Iran and condemned Iran’s role in the downing of a Ukrainian civilian aircraft last week.

Daily Caller:

Democrats in the House of Representatives blocked a vote Tuesday to support the protesters in Iran who are demonstrating against the regime.

Consideration and a vote on House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy’s resolution was blocked because Democrats advanced the previous question, by a vote of 226-191. The resolution would have condemned the Government of Iran for killing 1,500 Iranian citizens who were protesting their government, as well as condemned the Government of Iran for shooting down Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752, killing 176 people.

In addition, the resolution; “(3) condemns the Government of Iran for repeatedly lying to its people and to the world about its responsibility for the downing of Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752; (4) calls on the Government of Iran to— (A) refrain from the use of violence; and (B) protect the rights of freedom of expression and peaceful assembly; and (5) supports the protestors in Iran, their demands for accountability, and their desire for the Government of Iran to respect freedom and human rights.” More

Trump derangement syndrome has the Democrats and their MSM defending Iran, a state sponsor of terrorism.

Just like Obama ignored the people of Iran to side with the Mullahs and to protect his nuke deal, the Democrats are once again on the wrong side of history protecting their own interests. Do you remember how decently the Iranian gov’t treated those protesters after they knew the Obama Administration wasn’t going to care?

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