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Now that the loony lefty Marxists/Socialists have gotten their way by getting rid of their #1 antagonist, Donald Trump, they now have set their sights on three successful Trump supporters, trying to discredit and bring them down in the eyes of the public before they become too popular. I'm referring to Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, Texas Senator Ted Cruz, and Florida Representative, Matt Gaetz. It seems like the Russian collusion and conspiracy scenario cooked up by the Democrats is “deja vu” all over again. All innuendo and nit-picking “facts” and statements taken out of context, and palpable lies put forth as the truth, are raising their ugly heads again.
Since Governor DeSantis has gotten almost universal praise for his handling of the COVID virus in his home state of Florida (except by the Democrats and their surrogates in the media), he is now in the cross-hairs of the Democrats who fear him as a credible potential Republican presidential candidate in 2024. His greatest sin, according to he lefty-loons, is his present and past support of Donald Trump. No matter what he says or does, his enemies spin his actions in a negative way, just like they did with Trump. Just recently, the CBS show, “60 Minutes” did a hit-piece on DeSantis by trying to attach him to a “play for pay” vaccine scheme with a big supermarket food chain in Florida, Publix, but omitted part of what he said that completely refuted their implication of wrong doing. Even some elected Democrats called the CBS interview a fraud and confirmed that what DeSantis initially said was purposely omitted from the story that “60 Minutes” aired.
As for Senator Ted Cruz, he is a lightening rod for Democrats who abhor his fiery rhetoric and poignant jabs at the Biden administration, especially as it pertains to the “open border” policy of the Biden administration. By leading fellow Senators to the border to see first-hand the crisis that Biden created by his incompetence in handling it, and screwing up what Trump put in place to stem the hordes of illegal aliens invading our country, they condemn him. For his actions, he has been designated as the worst U.S. Senator, who must be denigrated and vilified. He tends to inflame the Democrats to no end, but he usually out-wits them with his erudite wit and fact based rhetoric.
Finally, within the past week or so, Representative Matt Gaetz, has earned the enmity of the slowly imploding Democrats because of his take no prisoners manner of speaking and full-on support of Trump and his policies. An article that appeared in the N.Y. Times (sometimes referred to as the N.Y. Slimes), that used anonymous sources to accuse Gaetz of the sex trafficking of a 17 year old girl, is a good example of their sleazy “journalistic” operation. Of course, the “lame stream media” immediately latched unto this story, as they had a tendency to hate Rep. Gaetz with a passion, even if the N.Y. Times had lied about Republicans many times in the past. They wanted to discredit this ardent Trump supporter before he became too popular in the eyes of the public. It seems the “fake news media” outlets were just “chomping on the bit” to get something on the fiery Gaetz to tarnish his rising star in the Republican Party. The track record of the N.Y. Times in matters pertaining to Republicans is atrocious to say the least. It seems no matter how salacious and unverified the charges against a Republican is, they will print it as fact, even when later it was determined to be misinformation or an outright fabrication. However, it seems that they couldn't care less as the damage to the Republican will have already been done. Rep. Gaetz has vehemently denied all the charges against him, and as of this writing, no names have come forth to support the N.Y. Times story. Rep. Gaetz, according to our law, is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Until then, “I SMELL A RAT” as to the authenticity of this Times story.
What this exemplifies is that the Democrats and their shills in the media will do anything to discredit their enemies. According to them, “The End Justifies the Means”. The Republicans must fight fire with fire or the lying Democrats and the compliant media will prevail to the detriment of the entire country.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
The many ills our nation is facing today have been compounded by the media and persons in influential positions that affect the mood of the people, through their narratives of personal beliefs.
Judeo-Christian traditions have fallen and become victim in cancel culture, a detriment to the moral fiber of decency in today's climate. The elements that have infiltrated the Democratic Party are stoking the ashes of racism to use as a weapon against their opposition. This is all in an attempt to enhance their position of power, while not having anything constructive to offer the public.
Haven't we all known someone who was so into himself that it became quite tedious to be around that person? That being said, it brings to mind that the “Grand Master of Nursing Homes”, Andrew Cuomo, is now in deep doo-doo with his own party and the fawning news media. This pompous ass used the pandemic to promote himself as being the be-all and end-all of everything COVID virus. He even wrote a book touting how well he did fighting the virus.
Cuomo, during the first couple of months during the spread of COVID in the United States and around the world, was on T.V., almost daily, pontificating as to what he was doing to help lead the people in facing this deadly virus. He sounded real convincing and he drew accolades from mainly the people who hated President Trump, claiming that he was botching the whole virus she-bang.
Little did the public realize that this self-indulgent loudmouth from New York City (County of Queens) was screwing up royally by placing COVID patients back into nursing homes, while alternate facilities (made available by President Trump) were left mostly unused, yet available at the Jacob Javits Center and the U.S. Navy mercy ship docked in the Hudson River. The result of this outrageous decree by Cuomo, was that the virus spread violently through the nursing homes where infected patients returned, and many died as a result.
When it was determined that this decision was a catastrophe, Governor Cuomo and his minions misreported the number of nursing home deaths, claiming that only 6,000 elderly residents of nursing homes died, but as more information came to light, the total was adjusted upward of 15,000.
As word got out that Cuomo was”cooking the books”, all hell broke loose. Once the “darling” of the news media and the Democrats, Cuomo was now being called to resign or face impeachment but he refused and mocked the thought of an impeachment. Many of the victims' families, headed up by Janice Dean, Fox News meteorologist, who lost her mother and father in-law in one of those nursing homes, have brought this disaster to light. He refuses to take any responsibility for his actions, which now over 160 elected representatives have called for his resignation.
In addition to the nursing home fiasco, Cuomo has been accused by a total of 8 women (so far) of making life miserable for them by verbally bullying them and a few with personal touching against their will. So far, he has denied all accusations. This was the same Andrew Cuomo, who joined in on the attack against Judge Brett Kavanaugh who was falsely accused of sexual abuse during his appearance before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Cuomo, in fact, chimed in on the “lynching” of Kavanaugh, when he said that Kavanaugh should take a lie detector test, but when asked if he would do the same in answer to his accusers of sexual harassment and intimidation, he refused to do so. Hypocrisy at its zenith.
Andrew Cuomo, has come across as an arrogant, New York City (Queens County) bully boy who seems to have an ill conceived ego of major proportions. I grew up not to far from where Andrew Coumo grew up in Jamaica, Queens, and I can see his type from that environment. As I said in the headline, Andrew Cuomo is a legend in his own mind.
Will Andrew Cuomo survive these scandals, or will his fellow Democrats and Republicans get a backbone and get rid of this political “cancer” that is bringing shame to the great State of New York, and to the Democrat Party, who was “holier than thou” when it came to sliming Donald Trump for the past 4 years.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
Is it a Form of “Jim Crow” to Insist on Voter I.D., Shortening the Voting Period, and Purging Dead People from the Voting Rolls?
It seems whenever the Democrats can't rationally answer or comment on certain things, they play the “Race Card” or they yell “Voter Suppression”. By trying to bring sanity and integrity back into the voting process throughout the country, the Democrats yell “Racism” as if it really applies. That in and of itself is “Racism”, as they don't believe that blacks can obey the law and comply with the voting rules. That is reverse racism, plain and simple.
Is it “Jim Crow”, as President Biden proclaimed, to have people who want to vote show an I.D.? Is it “Jim Crow” to cut short the voting period so that it doesn't extend to up to a month before the normal election day of the first Tuesday of November? Is it “Jim Crow” to purge the voting rolls of deceased persons, who somehow find their way into voting come election time? Every legitimate vote should count, it doesn't have a “race” determination, it just makes voting legitimate for all, regardless of race, ethnicity, or gender.
For President Biden to use the term “Jim Crow” to the states trying to make their voting systems fair to all, is the height of hypocrisy. It was Joe Biden's party who used “Jim Crow” laws to suppress black people in slavery. It was the Democrats who supported the evil KKK who were used by the Democrats to enforce the “Jim Crow” laws, right after the Civil War. It was the Democrat Party who fostered the idea of separate but equal in our public schools. It was the Democrat Party who fought against the Civil Rights Acts of the 1960's. 80% of the Republican Party voted in favor of the Civil Rights laws, but only 60% of the Democrats, with the objecting Democrats being Sen. Robert Byrd, Sen Al Gore, Sr., Sen James Eastland, Sen. Strom Thurmond etc.
So for President Biden and the Democrats to accuse the Republicans of trying to bring back the “Jim Crow” laws is quite disingenuous to say the least. It seems whenever the Democrats don't get their way, they revert back to the same old, cry of using the “Race Card”. It would be the right thing for the Democrats to look in the mirror to see who the real racists are, and it's not the Republicans.
So using the slur word “Jim Crow” to signify that the Republicans are being the “racial” bigots and racists, is pointing the finger at the wrong people. President Biden has claimed that he wants to unify the country, however, his words and actions don't back up his rhetoric. He should stop with the “Jim Crow” analogy as that just causes more animosity among the parties and creates more grid-lock which results in zero progress.
Using race as a political tool, especially referring to blacks, is akin to what President George W. Bush said was the “Soft bigotry of low expectations” when it comes to the black population. Drop the “Jim Crow” slur President Biden, it is below the dignity of your office.
Conservative Commentary of Chuck Lehmann
Remember Lance Armstrong, the famous road racing cyclist, who won most all cycling races until they found out he cheated by using performance enhancing drugs? Well, does that remind you of President Joe Biden?
Joe Biden continues to say “Trust Me” as he dismantles most of the policies of ex-President Donald Trump. He ran for president from his basement bunker as a ”Moderate” Democrat, and said that he was going to bring back unity to our country and to our politics. Well, what has happened so far in his quest for unity, or is he faking it just like Lance Armstrong?
You wonder, with his penchant for gaffes and misspeaks, is he pushing “moderate” policies, or is he mouthing the policies of Bernie Sanders and the “Squad”, whose policies are supposed to be that of “Democrat Socialists”, who seem to be the driving force behind the present-day Democrat Party?
During his “winning” non-campaign for President, Joe Biden has flip-flopped on a myriad of issues including the energy producing practice of “Fracking” (the production of oil and natural gas); his pledge to not raise taxes on the middle class (he says he'll raise taxes only on the rich but he'll have to raise them on the middle class as that is where the money is) in fact, he has issued over 50 executive orders that have rescinded most of the policies of President Trump.
Joe “Trust Me” Biden, is the same guy who had to abort his previous campaign for president in 1988 after being accused of plagiarism of using a speech by a British member of parliament as his own. This is the same Joe Biden who claimed academic achievements which he didn't merit. This is the same Joe Biden who claimed that Roe vs, Wade went too far and that he supported the Hyde Amendment, which prevented federal funding for abortion. This is the same Joe Biden who said, in 2006, that the United States should not grant amnesty to illegal aliens. This is the same Joe Biden who in 1996, voted for the “Defense of Marriage Act” which prohibited federal registration of same-sex marriages. As Vice-President under Obama, he said he was in favor of “clean coal”, now he wants to shut down all coal production in 10 years. Also, this is the same Joe Biden who was a strong supporter for the Constitutional right to bear arms, now he backs aggressive gun control laws. The list goes on and on.
The question is, can you “Trust” Joe Biden like he says you should trust him? Some have called him the “Great Equivocator” who seems to change his mind as the “wind blows”. As an inveterate politician, for close to 50 years in government, some have concluded that he is being manipulated by two of his closest radical cronies, Ron Klein and Susan Rice, and by Senator Bernie Sanders and Representative Alexandria Ocasio- Cortez and her “Squad”. His policies as president are not considered “moderate”, but are the creations of the far-left of his party. He equivocates and lacks conviction when he speaks, even when he uses a teleprompter. As during the campaign when he stated, “No new fracking”, and then recently when he visited Pittsburgh, Biden proved himself a liar by saying, “I am not banning fracking”. Sorry Joe, you can't have it both ways. Which was the lie and which is the truth?
So yes, it is proper to equate Joe Biden with Lance Armstrong, as both seem to have a penchant for not telling the truth. How many times has Joe Biden chided Trump for lying but he seems to embrace the saying, “people in glass houses shouldn't throw stones”. Let's hope we survive this “illegitimate” president, as he is becoming the laughing stock in our country and around the world.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
The embarrassing display of President Biden's stumbling as he tried to maneuver the steps of Air Force One was another indication that his physical and cognitive abilities are fading. I'm sure this is being noted by the rest of the world and will affect the way they deal with the United States.
But these are not the only missteps Mr. Biden has made so far, even before the first 100-day mark. He has made over 50 others, as he has issued over 50 executive orders that open the country to the 'woke' cancel culturists. He's put us on the road to socialism and the demise of our Constitution.
Conservative Commentary by George Giftos
Both Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer said that the American people are in favor of the misnamed “Corona Virus Bill” passed by the Democrat controlled House and Senate and signed by President Biden.
Remember when Biden said he wanted to bring unity back to the country and government, and that he was willing to work with the Republicans on a bi-partisan basis? Well, what happened? That wonderful “Corona Virus Relief Bill”, as the Democrats praised it to the hilt, was passed with nary a Republican voting for it. It was a repeat from the Democrats “Obamacare” bill back in 2009 when Nancy Pelosi said, “We have to pass the bill to know what's in it”. Again this time, no Republicans voted for it. It was determined that the “Corona Virus Relief Bill”, which totaled $1.9 trillion (that's trillion with a “t”) covered only 9% of virus relief of the total bill, and the other 91% was for “Pork”, for most of the liberal Democrats representing Blue States. You could say that the Democrats confused the public by calling it a “Corona Virus Relief Bill” when it was actually a Blue State bailout bill with some money going to people (similar to a bribe) to make it palatable to the general public.
Did the voters who voted for Biden really think that he would be the puppet of the far-left wing of the Democrat Party headed by Socialists Bernie Sanders and Alexandia Ocasio-Cortez and her “Squad”? In fact Bernie Sanders said that this bill was the most “Progressive” piece of legislation in his lifetime. Believe Bernie.
Also, to add to the confusion (a/k/a double-speak), when the Biden Administration was questioned about its immigration policy, Biden and his cronies said that it was not a “crisis” at the border, it was just a “challenge”, as tens of thousands of illegal aliens swarmed into the country. The Biden Administration seems to be clueless as to the effect their policy has had on the surge of the illegal alien invasion.
Anybody, with a modicum of common sense, knows that we don't have a country if we don't have enforced borders, and that we will just be a way station for anyone who is looking for free benefits that we offer as a nation. I believe most U.S. citizens are not against immigrants or immigration, but they are against immigrants violating our sovereignty by entering our country illegally and not through the proper legal process.
The Democrats tug on the emotions and heartstrings by faking empathy for the poor and downtrodden from other countries who try to enter our country illegally, especially the unaccompanied children (those 17 years and younger). A good analogy that might be used to those who approve of the Biden immigration policy, would be to ask them this, “If a family of four walked through the front door of your home and demanded that you give them shelter, food, health care and education, what would you do? Would you welcome them with open arms or would you call the police to have them removed from your home claiming that they had no right to invade your home without being invited? I dare say, the vast majority would call the police to have them removed. Of course, If you claim that right to privacy in your own home, you'll be called a racist and a bigot by the “Social Culture Warriors”. C'est la vie !
Biden and his spokesmen (and women to be politically correct) will try to confuse you by using “compassionate” words that they are doing the honorable thing in passing the “pork laden” Corona Virus Relief Bill, and with their “humanitarian” immigration policy. They will try to convince you that their policies are good for the country, but knowing that their policies are really B.S., they'll try to confuse you into thinking that they are right. Don't fall for their “snake oil”.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
According to our justice system everyone is entitled to a fair trial and anyone accused of a crime is innocent until proven guilty. With that in mind, can the Minneapolis, Minnesota policeman, Derek Chauvin, who is accused of 2nd degree murder in George Floyd's death, really get a fair trial in this highly charged racial environment that is gripping the country, especially in Minneapolis where the trial is going to be held?
I'm not per-determining the outcome of Officer Chauvin's trial, we'll let the jurors determine his guilt or innocence. But, let's go over the facts as we know it now before the trial begins.
On May 25, 2020, a shop owner called the police because a man, later identified as George Floyd, tried to pass a phony $20 bill. The police arrived and confronted George Floyd, questioning him about the phony bill. During the course of questioning George Floyd, George appeared to be in an agitated and combative state. While being interrogated, Floyd got in his car, started acting hysterical, and when asked to get out of the car, he refused.
This was when the confrontation became physical between Floyd and the police. When Floyd refused to exit his car, the police opened the car door and tried to remove him. Once they got him out of the car, the police managed to put him in handcuffs, despite Floyd resisting their efforts. As the situation became more physical, Floyd continued to actively resist the police. Floyd was ranting and foaming at the mouth as he resisted, and the police asked him if he ingested any drugs. He said no, but his behavior belied his actions. Even during this time, Floyd complained about having trouble breathing. As his volatile actions continued, he was asked to get in the back of the police car.
Floyd physically resisted getting into the police car so the police put him on the ground to be restrained. During this time of restraining him, Officer Derek Chauvin placed his knee on the neck of Floyd, as the police manual said a policeman should do in this kind of situation. Floyd again, stated that he couldn't breathe. This lasted a little over 8 minutes when Floyd finally quieted down and seemed to pass out. An ambulance was called and he was transported to the hospital where Floyd was pronounced dead.
During the entire incident, the policemen with Chauvin, were filming what was happening with their police cameras. The photos of Chauvin kneeling on the neck of Floyd looked like he was unduly restraining Floyd. Some claimed, that Chauvin, a white policeman, was doing what he did because Floyd was a black man and thus, it was an act of police brutality.
As we all know now, once Floyd's death was broadcast and the pictures displaying Chauvin kneeling on his neck were made public, the black agitators, BLM (Black Lives Matter), mobilized the black community into protesting Floyd's death at the hands of the police. This protest, agitated by BLM, erupted into days and weeks of arson, pillaging and looting, and violence, thus causing millions of dollars of damage to the area of Minneapolis where the incident took place. The riots were not confined only to Minneapolis, but the mayhem and frenzy continued around the country in the name of George Floyd's death.
Officer Chauvin and his fellow officers were promptly accused of murder of an unarmed “innocent” black man even before any evidence was presented about what happened. The term “racist police” was the cry of the rioters as the “race card” was used to influence the angst of the public against the Minneapolis police and to justify the rioting. This narrative was mainly used by left-wing racial arsonists, to discredit the police and to pre-judge the police as racist murderers.
Weeks and months after the death of Floyd, the medical examiner came out with his autopsy report that George Floyd had ingested “Meth” and had a lethal amount of Fentynal in his system, and in addition he had an enlarged heart which contributed to his death. This, along with the restraint by Officer Chauvin, all contributed to the death of Floyd.
All this information, along with the past criminal history of Floyd, will be brought out during the trial, but with potential mob violence lurking if Chauvin is found not guilty. This fear might tarnish the decision of the jurors as they don't want to see another violent spree in their city. Will they convict to avoid the potential violence and mayhem and ignore the possible evidence that points to an acquittal of Officer Chauvin? What will be the outcome? Who knows? Let's just hope that justice will be served.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
What do these people all have in common?
Harris Faulkner, Jason Whitlock, Candace Owens, Dr. Ben Carson, Lawrence Jones, Angela McGlowan, Tyrus, Leo Terrell, Stacy Dash, Larry Elder, Condoleezza Rice, Clarence Thomas, Deneen Borelli, Thomas Sowell, Alveda King, Charles Payne, Ted Williams, David Webb, Hershel Walker, Burgess Owens, Alan West, Rob Smith, Diamond and Silk, Sen. Tim Scott, Rep. Byron Donalds, and the late Walter Williams.
This is just a partial list of a growing group of Conservative Blacks who have not allowed themselves to be trapped in urban plantations, cities run by skillful manipulators who further their political ambitions by creating generations of virtual victims. Instead of relying on others for their survival, these individuals have relied on themselves and their ingenuity to be positive, contributing members of society.
Criticizing Blacks seems to be only permissible when you criticize a Conservative Black, but it is not O.K. otherwise, lest you be falsely accused of being racist and labeled a white supremacist. Unbelievably, some of the Conservative Blacks on my list have been called an "Uncle Tom", a "Black Sellout" or other epithets, for daring to criticize and call out another Black person.
My respect reaches to all whom I listed above. I admire some for their intellect while holding others in high esteem for their achievements and selfless contributions for the benefit of our country. Many minorities living in urban plantations who function without government subsidies, do so by their own initiative, not waiting for someone else to clear their path. This formula is not a racial thing but it has became one, because the media and liberals made it so.
It's about time that false accusations of racism used for political gain and as a means to divide our country, be put to bed. Instead of vilifying Black Conservatives and making them pariahs within their race, it is time for Blacks to offer them a seat at the table. If five people were having dinner, where three contributed the food and two brought nothing and did nothing to help, yet expected to be fed equally, what would you think?
Conservative Commentary by George Giftos
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