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Whether you hate or love Donald Trump, one thing is certain – during Trump's Administration there were few occasions where war was inevitable, mainly because he projected strength and not weakness. Today, we have a president, Joe Biden, who projects weakness, and look what has happened. War in Ukraine, war in Middle East, China threatening Taiwan, North Korea blasting missiles into the Sea of Japan, and violent demonstrations against the United States and Israel around the world. One slip up and we might be engaged in WW 111.
Ever since Joe Biden was inaugurated, it has been one international disaster after another. The first mistake was Biden declaring a “war on energy” by promising to do away with fossil fuels by canceling pipelines and energy exploration within our country, thereby making us somewhat energy dependent instead of energy independent as we were under Trump, and which now we have given “bad actor” countries a leg up in getting windfall revenues from taking up the lack of energy production that Biden unilaterally imposed on our energy industry. Also, Biden hasn't enforced the oil sanctions against Iran which has given billions of dollars of revenue to Iran to use in supporting terrorism in the Middle East and around the world. Then we had the disastrous exit from Afghanistan, where we lost lost 13 military and left thousands of U.S. citizens and Afghan friendlies behind, and billions of dollars of military arms and equipment abandoned for use by the Taliban. It has been reported that some of those arms have found their way to Hamas in Gaza for use against Israel.
Not to be outdone by his incompetent foreign policy, he has been trying to resurrect the Iran nuclear deal that Obama negotiated and which Trump negated. He, recently, entered into a deal with Iran for the release of jailed Iranians and Americans, a 5 for 5 swap, but in addition, he agreed to give to Iran $6 billion in frozen Iranian funds, that eerily looked like a “ransom” payment. Even today, he has not accused Iran as being the country behind the funding and training of both Hamas and Hezbollah in their Jihad against Israel. One has to wonder, why not?
All these misguided actions by the Biden Administration can reasonably be associated with giving the Palestinians and Jihadists in the Middle East the impetus to conduct their holy war against Israel and the slaughter of innocent Israeli civilians. The photo-op of Biden going to Israel didn't do anything to help with the dire situation at hand. In fact, he was ignored by both the leaders of the Palestine Authority and Jordan – what a slap in the face to the leader of the free world, a U.S. president. But not to take this “diss” personally, he announced that he is giving $100 million in humanitarian aid to Gaza and the West Bank. How much of that money will go to humanitarian aid, or for more arms and missiles directed by Hamas and Hezbollah against Israel? Can you trust Hamas or Hezbollah to do the right thing?
Remember when Obama's Secretary of Defense, Robert Gates, said that Biden hasn't been right on any foreign policy decision in 40 years? Well, it seems that his statement, unfortunately, has been proven correct up to this present day.
Donald Trump, with all his warts and inflamed rhetoric, was someone who was respected, around the world, as a strong leader who said what he meant, and meant what he said. Our present leader, Joe Biden, projects weakness, and our enemies can feel it, that's why we have so much turmoil around the world and in the Middle East.
That's why the election in 2024 is so important. Whether Trump or another Republican is the Republican candidate, the voters must vote for strength and not weakness – therefore, the voters should elect Republicans to bring strength back to our country and not weakness as we project now under Biden.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
There is an epidemic within and out of the United States. Within the United States we have retail establishments being invaded by “Smash and Grab” hooligans and thieves, and at our border we have a “Smash and Grab” problem by illegal aliens invading our country . Our government, by its lax immigration policies, have encouraged this illegal migrant invasion by promising free everything, including a free trip to any city in the country, free cell phones, free education, free food, free healthcare and the future prize of becoming a U.S. citizen. Are we dumb or what? Don't our incompetent leaders realize that when you reward bad behavior, you get more bad behavior?
The politicians who run many of our cities and towns, mainly run by Democrats, have by their actions of undermining our law and order system, have caused a major epidemic of lawlessness by mostly young people who have been organized, through social media, the raping of businesses and causing mayhem. Since the penalties of breaking the law have become almost non-existent, it has encouraged the lawless behavior on the part of those marauders. The same could be said by the policies of the Biden Administration who have given the “blind eye” to the lawlessness at our southern border. The illegal entry into our country has become a major problem, not only at the border, but in many cities and towns around the country into which the illegal hordes are being sent, and are finding out this lax immigration policy by the Biden Administration, has made life “hell” for their own American citizens, and rightly so.
One has to wonder what goes through the minds of our political leaders when they embrace these lunatic policies that cause havoc in their cities and towns. In California, for instance, they have a law that people can steal and rob merchandise up to $950, with only a misdemeanor penalty if they are caught, and by which most George Soros backed district attorney's routinely dismiss out of hand, giving the perpetrators a free “get out jail card”. Again, how dumb is that? Most of these illegal behaviors are perpetrated by teens who realize that there is practically no penalty for breaking the law. Again, rewarding bad behavior begets more bad behavior. Duh !
As to the illegals who have entered our country, we wonder if they have the intention of becoming upstanding citizens or are they just going to free load off our generosity? It has been reported that many of the young men who have crossed our border are men who have criminal records from whence they came, many from communist Venezuela. Also, many of the illegals are complaining that they are not getting the benefits from our country that they deem that they deserve. How ungrateful can those people be after breaking our immigration laws? It is estimated that since Joe Biden took office, over 6 million have crossed our border who have been encountered by the Border Patrol, but that figure doesn't factor in the number of “gotaways” that most assuredly will inflate that 6 million figure. In addition, we've had an extraordinary influx of illegal drugs, mainly Fentanyl, which has killed thousands of people, mainly young unsuspecting people looking for a quick high, but found death instead.
When will common sense prevail in our governments, on the federal and state levels? We can't, as a nation, continue with these insane destructive policies much longer. Without a secure border we will no longer be a country, we will just be a way station for anyone who wants to take advantage of our good will and largess. Yes, elections have consequences, so it is important to elect political leaders who will do the right thing in stemming this lawless behavior, both with our own citizens, and with the foreign invaders. Let your views be heard come the election in 2024. Elect people who will support the enforcement of our laws, otherwise we'll become the kind of country most of the illegals are fleeing from.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
Marxism/Socialism Hasn't Worked Well Anywhere in the World, So Why Does the Democrat Party Support it?
The blitz in on around the country to “Fundamentally Change” the United States (former President Obama's words) to embrace the tenets of Socialism in place of our mostly Capitalist system, whereby over 40% of Millenials have shown an interest in embracing socialism in some form or another.
This is a prime example of the failure of our educational system that has failed to instill the benefits of our capitalist system, as handed down by our Founding Fathers. It is quite obvious that a goodly portion of our teachers, professors, and teacher unions (along with a sympathetic liberal progressive media) are advocates for championing Marxism/Socialism in our schools, colleges, and universities. The Democrats are the prime beneficiaries of the monetary largess of donations flowing into their coffers by the above named groups. Over 90% of political donations go to the Democrat Party in one form or another.
To prove the point that the Democrat Party supports many of the tenets of Marxism/Socialism, it has been reported that approximately 70 members of Congress are members in the left-wing group called the Democrat Socialists of America (DSA). Some prominent members of this group are Senator Bernie Sanders, and the Congress people commonly referred to as “The Squad”, and a majority of the Congressional Black Caucus.
Over the years, many prominent political observers have opined on the topic of Marxism/Socialism. Here are some of what was said by some of those prominent observers. Popular author and political critic, Ayn Rand, said the following: “There is no difference between Communism and Socialism, except in the means of achieving the same ultimate end. Communism proposes to enslave men by force, Socialism by vote. It is merely the difference between murder and suicide”. Another noteworthy critic of Socialism was the late British statesman, Winston Churchill, who said, “Socialism is the philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy”. Also recently, noted author and talk show host and historian, Mark Levin, has written two books on the subject entitled, “American Marxism” and “The Democrat Party Hates America”, pointing out the dangers of the views of one of our major political parties.
One of the sad signs of the Marxist/Socialist orientation of the Democrat Party is that their policies have damaged those who produce, subsidized those who refuse to produce, and canonized those who complain. The Democrat Socialists loudly proclaim to want to share the wealth by taking from the “makers” and giving to the “takers” - which is right out of the playbook of Karl Marx (the father of Socialism and Communism).
The Biden Administration has embraced some of what socialism has to offer. They have fostered the theory of “Climate Change”, with their policy of getting rid of the lifeblood of the word's energy source, fossil fuels, by using the unreliable source of “green energy” in its place; using executive orders to ban gas stoves, incandescent light bulbs, pushing and subsidizing the sale of electric cars; attempting to pay off student loans against judicial decree; taxing excessively wealthy taxpayers over and above what is rational; while they are promoting the social justice program of DSI (Diversity Equity, and Inclusion). To the vast majority of the Democrats, “Equality” is a curse word, as it, to them, equality promotes competence over the the consideration of race, sexual orientation, and gender in its place.
So in conclusion, if Socialism is so beneficial for the masses, how come there isn't a run by disenchanted people to go to the socialist paradises of Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, and other Marxist/Socialist countries around the world? Could it be that's why so many people are making the decision to enter illegally the mostly capitalist country of the United States? Unfortunately for the United States, the Biden Administration and the Democrats have not enforced our immigration laws to stem the invasion of illegals and deadly drugs into our country. We must get our priorities straightened out in the next election or we'll be prone to becoming one of those other countries that the illegals are fleeing from, and that we'll fall victim to the destructive policies of Marxism/Socialism. God help us !
Conservative Commentary of Chuck Lehmann
A free press is guaranteed by our Constitution and should be a positive force in making our republic free and open by making our country a better place to live in by holding, those who believe in denying freedom or exploiting others, their feet to the fire. Could you honestly say that about our media today? Does the media promote fair and balanced reporting on what is happening in our country and around the world?
Well, being fair and balanced is how a free and open press is supposed to operate in our society. Over the years, we have witnessed the propensity of the media to favor one political party over the other political party. It seems the mainstream media has become the propaganda arm of the Democrat Party. A goodly portion of the media today is prone to cover up malfeasance on the part of the Democrats, but is the chief antagonist of anything Republican, especially former President Donald Trump.
This overly partisan view of the media (and journalists who represent them) has expanded exponentially ever since Donald Trump came on the political scene. Trump, who generally had a favorable press image prior to his entry into politics, became the scourge of the Democrats and their lackey's in the media ever since he came down the escalator at Trump Tower in 2015. That favorable image of Trump turned into vicious animosity and hate, which has been described as “Trump Derangement Syndrome”. The knives that came out against Trump at that time has since been turned into bayonets for all his four years as president and in the years since he left office, and has increased after he announced another run for president in 2024.
It is almost unprecedented the lengths that the Democrats, and their lackey's in the media will go to disparage and vilify their once fair-haired boy, Donald Trump. From day one of his presidency, the cry of “impeachment” resonated in the halls of the House of Representatives and the Senate, along with a clarion call of the left-wing media outlets of CNN, MSNBC, N.Y Times, Washington Post, NPR etc. This animus was carried out with the phony charge of Russian collusion with Trump in the 2016 election ( which was really sponsored by by the Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC) which was found to be a hoax by the Mueller Commission, two impeachments, solely initiated by the Democrats, and which the Senate failed to convict, and which continued apace after he left office by bringing frivolous criminal lawsuits against him in Democrat strongholds of New York, Wash. D.C., and Atlanta. Their goal is to try to keep Trump from running for president again and to hopefully having him spend time in prison. Their hate for Trump is overwhelming and all consuming.
With the exception of Fox News and Newsmax, most all the media outlets can find no redeeming value in the candidacy of Donald Trump. This is where the term “Journalistic Malpractice” comes into play. They should be neutral in reporting the news and should treat both parties with equal skepticism, by reporting the good and the bad wherever it might occur. This they seem to not do that as the high tech companies, among others, have lied and misrepresented pertinent information prior to the 2020 campaign by withholding what was contained in the Hunter Biden laptop (sometimes referred to as the “Laptop from Hell”, publishing a phony list of former intelligence officials who were claiming Russian involvement, and pooh-poohing election irregularities, especially in the battleground states.
Will the Democrats and the media succeed again in their attempt to marginalize the Republican nominee in 2024, or will the voting public rise up and say enough is enough of this wrongful manipulation of our election system to get and retain power, regardless of the means used to get the desired result? This will be the most monumental election in our history if the voters continue on the path of destruction that the Democrats have led our country on these past three years. Our democratic republic is at stake, a good house cleaning is in order to make us, as Ronald Reagan once stated. “That shining city upon the hill” Elections have consequences, vote Republican as if you life and country depended on it.
Conservative Commentary by Chuck Lehmann
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