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Old 02-09-2018, 21:56   #226
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Concise, factual, a 2 minute warning - Stand Up - in my mind.

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The country is terrified about having a rational and logical discussion about almost every great issue of our times: unsustainable national debts and deficits, the new nexus between leftwing plutocracy and populism, the viability of Social Security and Medicare, deteriorating race relations, the Soviet-style American campus, global warming, and the deterioration of medical care. Instead, to preclude honest talk, we offer perfunctory charges of sexism and racism, and seek cover in “fairness” and “equality.”
The redistributionist, equality-of-result state — fueled by a national progressive ideology — is the new deity that determines what is free expression. Blasphemy is now defined as daring to use logic and evidence to expose the state’s failed, deductive tenets.
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Old 02-11-2018, 00:27   #227
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I am reminded of The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged. Our society is deteriorating and our elected officials (the vast majority) are participating in the degradation of our country. I'm not sure how we can climb back up from the abyss we have fallen into.
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Old 02-11-2018, 09:18   #228
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Concise, factual, a 2 minute warning - Stand Up - in my mind.



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Finest Kind, Penn! Poignant, well argued, and precisely on point IMHO.

And, sfshooter, you are correct in your analogy, but don't despair.

Hold Fast, the leftist agenda is coming unraveled. One thing is for certain, us "Deplorables" can sense the Truth, we readily recognize BS and we don't back down so easily.

It's a culture war that will be a long haul and it will get ugly from time-to-time. Take heart in that DJT is Galt-like, so in the end we will prevail!

I've said it before, I think this forum is Galt's Gulch so keep the Faith!
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Old 02-12-2018, 20:25   #229
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Finest Kind, Penn! Poignant, well argued, and precisely on point IMHO.

And, sfshooter, you are correct in your analogy, but don't despair.

Hold Fast, the leftist agenda is coming unraveled. One thing is for certain, us "Deplorables" can sense the Truth, we readily recognize BS and we don't back down so easily.

It's a culture war that will be a long haul and it will get ugly from time-to-time. Take heart in that DJT is Galt-like, so in the end we will prevail!

I've said it before, I think this forum is Galt's Gulch so keep the Faith!
Well, TJ, I do get disgusted at times but I have never truly lost the faith in this country. I know we will prevail or I will go down fighting to ensure we do. The true patriots in this country really don't have a voice that can drown out the Pravda networks. Not to say there is no voice, just that the unaware of our society never hear them.
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Old 02-13-2018, 06:37   #230
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Well, TJ, I do get disgusted at times but I have never truly lost the faith in this country. I know we will prevail or I will go down fighting to ensure we do. The true patriots in this country really don't have a voice that can drown out the Pravda networks. Not to say there is no voice, just that the unaware of our society never hear them.
They don’t need to be drown out. They are failing with their message. People are running to the internet in droves. As seen in viewership and the fact NYT is stating print will be dead in 10 yrs. they killed it with partisan reporting.

Once on the internet, you are presented with Ben Shapiro, Mark Dice, Steven Crowder, et.al. Once they start hearing REAL conservatism and not the RINO party line on Fox or the American Pravda propaganda on the other stations, they are in for an awakening.

The sleepers are awakening (woking, for the millennials on here).

I find it funny that the libs think THEY are the Resistance. It’s all part of the communist playbook. They are always the down trodden, they are always for the struggle. But, THEY are the government right now, they are the deep state, they have the president against the ropes. They are NOT the resistance! They are the disease, they are big gubmint. Government has always been the problem and the founding fathers knew this. They tried to explain it but we were to stupid to listen.

“A Republic, if you can keep it!”

ETA: They have NO IDEA what a/the resistance really is/means. The Masters of Chaos that roam these boards would have a field day.
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Old 02-13-2018, 08:33   #231
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Insightful, I'm seeing the same...it's hard to keep believing that same old propaganda when it goes nowhere productive.

I continue to marvel at our Founding Fathers and the results of their work.

You said it and it does take work it's not ever a given...

A Republic, if you can keep it!
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Old 02-13-2018, 13:39   #232
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Old 02-13-2018, 13:58   #233
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miclo18d, I take issue with one thing you said
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they have the president against the ropes.
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Nope, and I hope they think so! He has them chasing the next shiny object at his will. DJT is a master of misdirection and they fall for it every time.

Meanwhile he is moving his agenda forward step by step. His tactics have put them in the "no message" position. The real truth is emerging and that coupled with his successes (tax reform, immigration reform, infrastructure rebuilding, not to mention the foreign policy successes, balancing trade, and repatriation of $Trilions) will redefine the political landscape forever.

Look for the real draining of the swamp to begin in 2019. Then they will wake up to the reality that is upon them , but it will be too late. JMHO
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Old 02-13-2018, 16:43   #234
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miclo18d, I take issue with one thing you said .

Nope, and I hope they think so! He has them chasing the next shiny object at his will. DJT is a master of misdirection and they fall for it every time.

Meanwhile he is moving his agenda forward step by step. His tactics have put them in the "no message" position. The real truth is emerging and that coupled with his successes (tax reform, immigration reform, infrastructure rebuilding, not to mention the foreign policy successes, balancing trade, and repatriation of $Trilions) will redefine the political landscape forever.

Look for the real draining of the swamp to begin in 2019. Then they will wake up to the reality that is upon them , but it will be too late. JMHO
TJ, very inspiring words! It is a tremendous thing when someone can articulate so well, the truth!


The financial sector does not lie, and indeed finally Our Country is seeing gains for the first time in a long time. Go-Trump-Go! And guess what, the big zero needs to face reality; Trump is your President, so suck it up buttercup!

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Old 02-13-2018, 18:39   #235
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miclo18d, I take issue with one thing you said .

Nope, and I hope they think so! He has them chasing the next shiny object at his will. DJT is a master of misdirection and they fall for it every time.

Meanwhile he is moving his agenda forward step by step. His tactics have put them in the "no message" position. The real truth is emerging and that coupled with his successes (tax reform, immigration reform, infrastructure rebuilding, not to mention the foreign policy successes, balancing trade, and repatriation of $Trilions) will redefine the political landscape forever.

Look for the real draining of the swamp to begin in 2019. Then they will wake up to the reality that is upon them , but it will be too late. JMHO
I guess what I mean by against the ropes is that he is assailed on all sides. Of course the dems, the meadia, but also his own administration (deep state) and the RINOs. He has a tough road ahead and I support him in that! Im wringing my hands in anticipation for when the tide completely turns and all the skinny dippers are exposed.
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DRAIN THE SWAMP????
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DRAIN THE SWAMP????

START WITH, DOJ HOLDOVERS LIKE ROB ROSENSTEIN,ANDREW WEISSMAN, ANDREW McCARTHY & ALL ASST.U S ATTORNEYS APPOINTED BY BARRY OBAMA. THE F B I LEFT OVERS LISA PAGE & PETER STRUCK.....FIRE MULLER NOW.....................TOM KELLY
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Old 02-14-2018, 06:39   #237
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instead of trying to drain the swamp... maybe just flood it

drown the mammals - they deserve it - without a food source, the reptiles will start eating themselves

win-win
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