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If what you saw at the Vice-President debate, between Mike Pence and Kamala Harris, makes you feel exhilarated by Mike Pence's performance, just think if the Biden/Harris ticket wins, there's a good chance that she will become the president in the future.
Most observers know that she was outclassed by Vice-President Mike Pence in most all topics asked of them. Her phony smile and faux outrage was in full display as she struggled to answer and not answer the questions asked. It was quite obvious that SHE IS NOT PRESIDENTIAL MATERIAL. The Democrat primary voters were correct in not choosing her as their candidate where she accumulated about 2% of all the votes cast during the primary.
When confronted with comments that she and her running mate have made in the past, she couldn't or wouldn't explain their flip-flops. An example was when she was asked about whether she supported “packing the Supreme Court”, the same question that was asked of Biden the previous week, she refused to answer a simple “YES” or “NO” question. Their silence or non-answer means that they are in favor, otherwise they would've said NO. The reason the Democrats want to expand the number of justices is strictly for political reasons and not for judicial prudence.
It was quite obvious that Kamala Harris is lacking in political acumen, especially in the areas of foreign policy and economic knowledge matters. She, as an example, wouldn't place the blame on China for unleashing a viral pandemic on us and the rest of the world, probably because of the cozy relationship that her running mate has had with the Chinese government. An example is Biden's son, Hunter, having a large financial relationship still with the communist government.
Since Joe Biden is 78 years old and has noticeable cognitive problems, it is obvious that a vice-president should be capable of taking over as president. So, a vote for Biden/Harris is a vote for a possible vice-president taking over the reins of government sometimes in the near future. Remember, Biden and Harris both have championed a “progressive” agenda proposed by Bernie Sanders. Those proposals are: a Green New Deal; a government mandated minimum wage; open borders and free college tuition and healthcare for illegal aliens; free college tuition and paying off student debt; rescinding the Trump tax cuts for all, not just for the top 1%; favoring abortion up to the time of breech of the baby and continued subsidizing of Planned Parenthood; stopping the construction of the southern border wall; directing funds away from law enforcement; approval of “Sanctuary Cities”, and other far-left proposals that was part of the Bernie Sanders “Manifesto” that Joe Biden agreed to. By agreeing to those proposals, it put to rest the idea that Joe Biden is a moderate candidate, ditto for his vice-president.
So, when a voter is ready to cast his/her vote, they must take into consideration who they are really voting for – the president or the vice-president. Kamala Harris, if the Biden/Harris ticket prevails, would be a heart beat away from being President. That should concern any rational citizen.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
The Democrats and the “Fake News Media” since before President Trump took office and thereafter, have been ridiculing Trump's slogan of “Make America Great Again”, but really they should have been ridiculing the proposed 'slogan' of the Biden/Harris campaign, “Make America Fail Again”.
For the past three years of the Trump Administration (before the Chinese Pandemic hit us and the world), the United States economy was flying high, beating all parameters of the Obama Administration. But, the Democrats and their flunky's in the media, kept proclaiming that Trump's economy was just a continuation of the “great” Obama economy. Was that true?
Let's take a look at the facts. The 8 years of the Obama Administration never had an annual GDP over 2% (the 8 year average Obama's GDP was 1.7%). It was considered to be the worst economic recovery since after the Second World War. When Trump took over, he got passed the biggest tax cut in our nation's history, which benefited all citizens, not just the wealthy as the Democrats are constantly proclaiming. The average middle-class family of 4 averaged around $2500 in tax savings (Biden wants to cancel the Trump tax cuts). In addition, Trump got rid of the onerous regulations and restrictions that Obama put in place. The result of which produced a vibrant economy and a big jump in the stock market that reached all-time highs. Trump did this with practically no help from the Democrats, who were mostly interested in impeaching Trump and driving him from office with phony hoaxes and made up Russian collusion charges, of which the Mueller probe found there was no collusion or obstruction of justice.
Joe Biden has had 47 years of “sucking on the teat of Uncle Sam” that produced nothing of value. All during his time in public service, he and his family became multi-millionaires. How did that occur? Could it have been he used his positions in government to enhance he and his families economic well-being?
Now that he is running for president, he has allied with Comrade Bernie Sanders, an avowed Socialist, to produce a far-left “manifesto” which, if carried out, would undermine our democratic republic and our Constitution. He has come out in favor of the “Green New Deal” and the elimination of all fossil fuels by the year 2035. He has promoted a government mandated minimum wage which would actually kill the jobs of thousands of workers which he says he is trying to help. He wants to legalize most all illegal aliens and give them free healthcare and free college. He supports “Sanctuary Cities” and is in favor of redirecting funds from law enforcement to wasteful social programs. He and his running mate, Kamala Harris, have refused to say whether or not they favor “stacking the Supreme Court”. By refusing to say “YES” or “NO”, they tacitly agree with that proposal that was being pushed by both Speaker Pelosi and Minority Leader Schumer. They also will not comment on whether they would get rid of the filibuster rule in the Senate or of adding the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico as states, thereby giving the Democrats 4 more senators which would almost guarantee Democrat control of the Senate in perpetuity.
Can you imagine what our country would look like if the Democrats controlled the White House and the legislature? The people who are supporting the Democrats and the Biden/Harris ticket would be actually “cutting off their noses to spite their faces”, as the old saying goes. So, the real motto of the Biden/Harris ticket really fits what they propose to do to our country as they do really propose to “Make America Fail Again”. Wake up America and do the right thing – vote to re-elect Trump/Pence to save our country from disaster.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
In order to deflect from the violent, illegal, destructive activities of ANTIFA and BLM, the Democrats and the “fake news media” are putting forth the notion that the main problem facing the United States is the “Proud Boys”. They claim that the “Proud Boys” are a far-right group that is a threat to our country. What have they done to warrant that designation as a domestic terrorist organization? Are they burning, pillaging, attacking police and occupying parts of certain towns and cities like the far-left groups, ANTIFA and BLM?
The detractors of the “Proud Boys” are the SPLC (Southern Poverty Law Center – a far-left organization who compiles a list of all groups it considers “hate” groups, on that list are Right-to-Life groups, the Family Research Council, etc. and they do list some far-left groups, but their main thrust is against conservative groups), and the main stream media which supports the Democrat Party on most issues and could be called the propaganda arm of the Democrat Party.
Over the last couple of years I have seen no members of the “Proud Boys” doing violent things, like burning buildings, attacking the police, disrupting rallies and speakers in public, and taking over and occupying some towns and cities, as have the far-left anarchist groups mentioned above. The only incidents, that I can gather from my research, is that the Proud Boys” have participated in confrontations against the radical domestic groups ANTIFA and BLM. If that is the extent of their activities along with their support of President Trump, should they be labeled as radical domestic terrorists? Chris Wallace, at the first presidential debate, only gave Trump a gotcha question about the “Proud Boys” while avoiding asking Biden about ANTIFA and BLM. Could that be classified as a political ambush by an anti- Trump Democrat moderator?
The lies in the media are very obvious that anyone or any group that supports Trump must be out of the mainstream and must be labeled an extremist group. It's like the Democrats and the media have their blinders on as ANTIFA and BLM are being given a pass and are praised, while the “Proud Boys get labeled a far-right militant group. From what I understand, the “Proud Boys” are an extension of the 2009/2010 “Tea Party”. The “Tea Party” was a loosely knit conservative group that organized protests against President Obama and his desire to implement a government sponsored health care plan. Their rallies were peaceful and generated a large following which resulted in the House of Representatives becoming Republican after almost 40 years of Democrat control. The “Tea Party” was also labeled a far-right “hate” group.
If there are a few “crazies” in the ranks of the “Proud Boys”, should that result in condemning the whole organization? The real violent, disruptive groups are ANTIFA and BLM, not the “Proud Boys” or other groups that differ in views and philosophy from the liberal, progressive orthodoxy. If the “Proud Boys” act up like ANTIFA and BLM, then they should be condemned and vilified. Meanwhile, get your priorities straight and call a spade a spade. Condemn the groups that cause mayhem and havoc, not the people who support conservative views and who support President Trump. Never in my life have I seen such an organized effort to undermine our democratic republic which our founding fathers gave to us over 230 years ago. It has got to stop if we are to survive as a nation.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
A white male traditional Christian who believes in the letter of the law, law and order and the Ten Commandments, is labeled privileged by groups of protesters defending a lifestyle contrary to Judeo Christian values. These groups fly under the Democrat's umbrella, unrestricted in their methods of protest, because their aim is not to correct an injustice, but to create a system contrary to our democracy. We fought wars and shed blood defending it against tyrants and communism. We are now facing danger from within, against an old Marxist from Vermont with a following of four females referred to as, The Squad, who are spearheading the movement beyond socialism and into an eddy of doom.
They are advancing without firing a shot due to complacency of the people who can deter them. The new breed of Democrats are in the business of manufacturing martyrs for false empathy, bolstered by mainstream media sources, taking consideration of immortalizations by them, of George Floyd, Jacob Blake and other felons, and now Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Black Lives Matter is a Marxist invention of a spider web, to entrap anyone who dares to question their intent, to numb their First Amendment rights, by stinging them with verbal venom.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a competent Supreme Court Justice on the liberal side, reflected on many of her rulings benefitting some, not all. Her accomplishments have been respectfully acknowledged in bipartisan tribute, though she was no Mother Teresa who worked for the masses. Although her death was not due to suspicious circumstance, the Democrats are planning to immortalize her by riots and scourging the earth with violence, no matter when or how or who will be her replacement.
Conservative Commentary by George Giftos
Those words are bandied about willy-nilly by mostly liberals (a/k/a Progressives) generally describing their political opponents. First off, what is the definition of a bigot? It is defined as: “A person who has strong, unreasonable ideas, especially about race or religion, and who thinks anyone who does not have the same beliefs is wrong”. That same definition can be used for the terms racist and Fascist as well.
So, if you disagree with or express a negative opinion of another person or group, you become a prime target for being labeled a “bigot”, a “racist”, or a “Fascist”, especially if you are a Republican or a Conservative. The term “bigot”, along with “racist” and “Fascist”, are being used by liberals to alter the dialogue when a clash of ideas and opinions are debated. That is the “modus operandi” of the far-left today, when they can't argue the facts and back up their positions on the issues, especially when the debate pertains to race or religion. Even today, with no proof whatsoever, President Trump is frequently called a “racist”, a “bigot”, or a ”Fascist” by the liberal left and Democrat candidate, Joe Biden. Their hatred knows no bounds. Some loony Democrats, like Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Ca.), have been calling for President Trump's impeachment, simply because he's a Republican and they personally don't like him. Recently, Joe Biden, in a desperate move, accused President Trump of being like Nazi propaganda official, Joseph Goebbels. Is this the type of political assault that Democrats are going to use to win votes in the upcoming election? I guess you could say there are no fools like old fools, and those Democrats fit this description.
One of the biggest practitioners of this labeling was none other than our former “Liar in Chief”, Barack Hussein Obama. In his many comments about race and religion during his 8 years in office, he blamed others, mostly Republicans or Conservatives, of engaging in hate speech because they protested the actions of certain groups relating to race and Islam. It seemed, no matter what the situation was, when it came to race or Islam, he always took the side of blacks (or other minorities) and the Muslims (to the exclusion of all other religions). Pres. Obama was supposed to be a “uniter” not a “divider” when he first ran for office. Well, how did that work out? We are now more divided, as a nation than ever before, thanks to the policies and rhetoric of Pres. Obama, and the racial “bomb throwers” like Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, and the Congressional Black Caucus etc.
The designation of the terms “bigot”, “racist” and “Fascist”, are becoming so hackneyed today that it is like the boy who cried “wolf” too often; after a while, he wasn't taken seriously when a true dire situation arose. These overused words are being spewed to end all conversations about race and religion. The far-left has been successful in shutting people down, in fear of being labeled with one of those highly emotional terms. The term “political correctness” has been popularized as a result of this concerted effort to stifle “free speech”.
It seems the closer we get to the election, the more viciously the Democrats use the terms bigot, racist, and Fascist in describing Republicans, and especially President Trump. Very seldom do you hear them degrade Trump's policies about the economy or foreign policy. Their main attack on Trump is that he is “evil”, therefore, you should vote for Joe Biden, even though he is in the throes of cognitive decline.
Now, we're confronted with a barrage of lies and innuendo about the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court. Anyone who has listened to Barrett and the people who know and have worked with her, have nothing but the utmost praise for her legal knowledge and temperament. No matter, the Democrats will try to vilify her with slander and libel. What a disgraceful way to examine Barrett as she appears before the Senate for confirmation.
After the 9/11 terror attacks by militant, terrorist Muslims, there was no wide-scale violence against Muslims, even though the terrorists were all Muslims. The most recent government statistics show that anti-Semitism is a far bigger problem than anti-Islamic bias in this country. The statistics show that 60% of biased acts reported were perpetrated against Jews, and only 13% targeted Muslims. So why did Pres. Obama and the Democrats keep up the drumbeat about Islamophobia when there was little of any widespread animosity and hateful actions against Muslims? Did they have an agenda?
People are fearful, and rightly so, about the lives of their families and neighbors who are potential victims of these ruthless, demented, and fanatical domestic terrorists, some of whom happen to be Muslims, the perpetrators of 9/11. Yes, many so-called “social justice” protesters and Muslims are not terrorists, but most terrorists are anti-American Marxists and Muslims, and we shouldn't be called “bigots”, “racists”, or “Fascists” in expressing our concerns that the
San Bernardino massacre, the shooting in the Orlando nightclub, and the mowing down, by a truck, of innocent civilians in lower Manhattan, the take over in Seattle and the mayhem and havoc in Portland, Minneapolis, NYC, Louisville etc., for pointing out the perpetrators of these terrorist acts. These will not be the only insurrections and terrorist attacks against our citizens and our country in the future. The terrorists have said so, over and over again, and we would be fools if we didn't take their threats to heart. Should we be labeled a “bigot”, a “racist” or a “Fascist” for pointing that out? Hitler laid out his plans in his book “Mein Kampf”, but the free world sloughed off his boastings as the rants of a fool, and look what happened, World War II. These militant, Islamic and radical domestic terrorists have stated that they want the world to be a universal Caliphate or a Marxist/Socialist society, with them in control. It's stated so in the Koran and in the writings of the organizers of BLM and ANTIFA. Should we be sheep being led to slaughter because we might be called a “bigot”, a “racist”, or a “Fascist”? Only a fool would settle for that scenario.
Speak up America, and don't let “political correctness” keep us from telling the truth! Our lives and our country are at stake. Stand up! Support the policies of President Trump as he tries to institute policies that will make us safer from future terrorist attacks. Condemn, not only the Muslim terrorists, but also the likes of BLM (Black Lives Matter) and ANTIFA for what they are, radical domestic terrorists whose main goal is the overthrow of our government. They are NOT peaceful protesters.
And, don't let partisan animosity toward our President, deter us from instituting practical solutions regarding this problem. You can't appease these people, only strong confrontation and arresting of these hooligans will deter their outrageous and violent behavior.
Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann
Joe Biden has been in government for almost 50 years. What has he done in all those years that makes him stand out as a possible President of the United States? If you listen to him, he spouts out an endless stream of platitudes and anti-Trump rhetoric. As the old Wendy's spokeswoman, Sarah Peller, used to say, “Where's the Beef”, we can direct that same question at Biden who seems to have nothing to offer but “delusions of adequacy”.
In the short period of a year, Joe Biden has changed positions, for better or worse, on almost everything he had previously said. In fact, he even changed some of his positions in the same sentence (ex: on fracking – he was against it before he was in favor of it). It's almost like he has no core beliefs, only spews what others tell him to believe. He claims to be a moderate Democrat, but then agrees to a “Manifesto” with Socialist Bernie Sanders. How can you be called a moderate by joining forces with Comrade Bernie Sanders?
The far-left of the Democrat Party (with Bernie's manifesto) has espoused the following:
Joe Biden has “flip-flopped” on many of the proposals in the Bernie/Biden manifesto, trying to show his “moderate” credentials and appealing to the electorate. But, one might ask, what does he really believe?
For most of his campaign, Joe Biden has not appealed to voters on the basis of what he will do for the people, but on why they shouldn't vote for President Trump. Yes, there is an anti-Trump cabal out there who will vote for anyone who opposes Trump, regardless of their platform or agenda. Is that what the country needs during these trying times? Shouldn't a candidate's record count for something? Should personality or perceived bad manners be the determining factor in choosing a president?
The choice is between a President who has accomplished many beneficial acts, despite the concerted resistance by both Democrats and the media, and those who oppose our free enterprise capitalist system. They have attacked Trump on almost a daily basis, not on his policies, but on his personality and demeanor. I believe the electorate will choose President Trump for another 4 years as opposed to a candidate who has nothing to offer but “delusions of adequacy”.
Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann
On May 25, 2020 our country entered a dark place, sparked by a black man with a rap sheet a mile long, passing a $20 counterfeit bill at a convenience store in Minneapolis. George Floyd died during his apprehension due to a combination of a fatal level of fentanyl in his system and handling by a zealous rouge cop.
On September 13, 2020 a lone gunman ambushed two Los Angeles police deputies in their parked vehicle in an assassination attempt. The death of a chronic felon has caused endless riots and loss of other lives, along with destruction of the cities and livelihood of innocent people whom these liberal thugs claim to champion, while memorializing short of beautifying, the man that has caused all the horror and chaos contributing to dividing the country.
Meanwhile, the same type of animals Sen. Kamala Harris was raising bail money for, were laughing profanities, wishing death upon the two innocent police deputies. Maybe I missed it, or the leftist media pressed the mute button on Nancy Pelosi, Kamala Harris and the other anti Second Amendment advocates, because I can't recall any sympathy for the two deputies and their families coming from them. If that's the case, I must be having trouble with my hearing because it magically clears up when they are denigrating the President with fantasy falsehoods.
Conservative Commentary by George Giftos
People who excuse violence committed against law enforcement stating that, “They knew the risk when they took the job,” show just how out of touch and radical they are in their disdain for law and order and the police. Yet, why can't we apply this same logic when criminals are killed during arrests? “They knew the risk when they committed the crime”.
Too often, confrontations between black suspected criminals and the police escalate as a consequence of non-compliance to police orders. Before all the facts of a case are confirmed, radical mobs turn these criminals into martyrs and use it as an excuse to cause mayhem and havoc in the areas where these confrontations occurred. The groups that have used these instances of police confrontations to perpetrate violence and destruction of property are BLM (Black Lives Matter) and ANTIFA.
You could say that in the majority of confrontations, the black person (mostly black males) who is being confronted or arrested, resists arrest, sometimes with a weapon or a facsimile. In most instances, a confrontation would've been avoided if the suspect obeyed the demands of the law enforcement officer. When a perpetrator or an alleged perpetrator violently resists or attacks the police officer, bad things tend to happen, sometimes leading to the death of the resister. And so it is with most of the cases of excess police actions that sometimes results in the killing of the black person. It is reasonable to assume that if the person confronting or attacking the police would've just complied with the orders of the police, they would be alive today.
With the rise of the radical domestic terrorist groups (both professing Marxist ideology) namely BLM and ANTIFA, we've seen a concerted effort to denigrate the police to the detriment of society, especially in minority inner cities where crime is out of control. Lawlessness seems to be rampant in some towns and cities as a result of this uncalled for campaign against the police and law enforcement. Feckless politicians have added fuel to the fire by abdicating their responsibility in keeping law and order in their jurisdictions. In addition, George Soros has funded radical district attorney's who have added to the problem by refusing to prosecute those criminal marauders causing all this illegal mayhem.
It is amazing that one of our major political parties, the Democrats, have generally remained silent in not condemning these terrorist groups. Could this silence have come about through political considerations, as they think they can tie this insurrection upon the shoulders of President Trump? It seems just the opposite has occurred, as the people look upon Trump as being for law and order and not for appeasement of the mobs, which bodes well for his re-election.
Conservative commentary by Chuck Lehmann
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