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Lies That the Democrats Told Me

Without lies and hoaxes, Democrats would have nothing to gin up fear among their base.

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August 11, 2017 was the day when protests turned violent in Charlottesville, VA. Since then, the Left’s media machine has worked non-stop to create and perpetuate the “Big Lie” about what President Trump said. Joe Biden ‘campaigned’ using the big lie and still spews it. Yet, the fabrication that Trump praised white supremacists is completely at odds with the truth:

“Excuse me, they didn’t put themselves down as neo-Nazis, and you had some very bad people in that group,” he said, verbatim. “But you also had people that were very fine people on both sides. You had people in that group – excuse me, excuse me, I saw the same pictures you did. You had people in that group that were there to protest the taking down of, to them, a very, very important statue and the renaming of a park from Robert E. Lee to another name.”

Days later Trump said, verbatim, “Racism is evil, and those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK,  neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups that are repugnant to everything we hold dear as Americans.”

The Left’s lie has been perpetuated to this day, despite the irrefutable evidence to the contrary. The Left wants you to believe that Donald Trump is so bad he should not be allowed to run for any future office, so there second sham impeachment trial is under way.

Don’t Take My Word for It

They want you to think that Trump is a racist who harms black people. Before he ran for president, however, he was honored or cited on many occasions by the NAACP and other African-American groups. Amazingly, that all changed the moment he ran for president.

Dr. Ben Carson, former U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, laid out, in less than five minutes, President Trump’s extraordinary measures that improved the lives and livelihoods of Black Americans.  www.youtube.com/watch?v=4uDXiCGVLoc

Dr. Carson said that if Donald Trump is a racist, he’s done a bad job at it. Most who watched the video quickly abandoned the notion that President Trump was anything other than a most benevolent president to minorities. Indeed, he wanted them to succeed and to be part of the economic mainstream

All through the 2020 presidential election season, assorted parties accused the President of this and that, non-stop. Why? The Left’s very existence is grounded in lies, manipulation, and hoaxes, and they have many weapons in their arsenal. Most of what’s featured on CNN and MSNBC, among other news organizations, represents a lie, a highly biased view, or a hoax.

 Dependent on Lies and Hoaxes

The web perpetuates the lies. The top Internet companies including Google, Facebook, Amazon, Wikipedia, Apple, and to some degree Microsoft, are all founded and/or run by multi-billionaires. As we’ve witnessed, they manipulate their sites to disparage or silence conservative views. They inflate the prominence and popularity of Leftist views. If Leftist views could stand on their own merit, why would the Internet giants need to prop them up, while deflating the other side?

Virtually everything that Donald Trump did as President was to the displeasure of Internet giants and major news sites. The Left eagerly perpetrated lie after lie, and hoax after hoax, and legions of under-informed citizens only caught the sound bites: The lie that George Papadopoulos, Carter Page, and other minor players in the Trump campaign colluded with Russians to throw the 2016 election, and the mega-hoax that Trump himself conspired with Russia.

The hoax that an actor, Jussie Smollett, was attacked by two white men wearing MAGA hats; the hoax that Covington Catholic High School students disparaged a Native American; and the hoax that racial slurs were found on black cadets message boards at the Air Force Academy preparatory school.

Bearing False Witness

The list of lies and hoaxes is nearly endless: The hoax currently dominating in mainstream media surveys indicates that Trump incited the Capitol riot. He did not.

If the truth is on your side, do you need to doctor the evidence? Christine Blasey Ford was violated by Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court, Brett Kavanaugh? It’s likely that she never met him. African-Americans and Hispanics were not favoring the GOP in record numbers? Guess again. Record numbers of illegal aliens died seeking to reach our borders? Such numbers occurred during the Obama years.

Without lies and hoaxes, the Left in general, and Democrats in particular would have nothing to gin up fear among their base, and nothing on which to stand. So, they create falsehoods and elaborate hoaxes that the media breathlessly air. The once honorable Washington Post published a pure-garbage feature titled, “How white supremacy infected Christianity and the Republican Party.”

Decades into their lies and hoax creation, many people now see them for what they are. Granted, Democrats fool some of the people all of the time. As each hoax is exposed, however, more people – and all 75+ million Trump voters — see Democrats for who they are: The party of hoaxes.

Jeff Davidson is "The Work-Life Balance Expert®" and the premier thought leader on work-life balance, integration, and harmony. Jeff speaks to organizations that seek to enhance their overall productivity by improving the effectiveness of their people. Visit www.BreathingSpace.com



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Woke Leftists Get New Lefty Nickname Canceled – Let’s Make it Famous

Words have power. Every time someone says something goofy, call them “BlueAnon.” They’ll stop eventually.

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As a professional speaker and the author of 22 books, you can imagine that I am particular about words. One of the things that I’ve always thought that the left does better than the rate is to brand their opponent in a particular way by the words that they use. As we all know by now, they have turned the term QAnon into a pejorative word that they not only use for people who are fans of Q, but anyone who holds a conservative position. And frankly, it has worked. Now, when they want to dismiss something, they simply say, “That’s a bunch of QAnon stuff” and everyone nods their head and moves on without giving the thoughts any consideration.

Well, it is time to fight back. We need to use language that positions them. For example, when there were riots, I was one of the first people to call them “the Biden riots,” because they were. Most conservatives were uncomfortable with that.

Think about how the left can take something from two sides and make them look completely different: The events of January 6th are deemed an “insurrection.” The nine months of rioting, looting, torching buildings and cop cars, and killing people are deemed, “Peaceful protests.” This is how they win the war of words.

Now it is time for us to fight back on every front. One way we can do that is to brand anything left of center with the new nickname “BlueAnon.”

Will it be effective? I am guessing it will be, given how quickly the wokesters worked to get that name removed from Urban Dictionary. Check this before and after out:

Even Candace Owens is using it:

So folks, let’s make this famous. If they don’t want to hear it, hear it they will… everywhere. Words have power. Every time someone says something goofy, call them “BlueAnon.” They’ll stop eventually. Just like what they do to us.

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Can You Increase Prosperity By Taxing Success?

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“You can’t increase prosperity by taxing success.”

~ Calvin Coolidge

 

One of the mantras of Democrats is to make the wealthy pay their fair share. You heard it often on the campaign trail from the plethora of Democrat candidates who ran for president. So it should come as no surprise that one of the most vocal proponents of soaking the rich, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), has offered up legislation for a wealth tax.

The bill, called the Ultra-Millionaire Tax Act, would apply an annual 2% tax on individuals with net worths between $50 million and $1 billion. Individuals worth over $1 billion would pay an annual 3% tax. Senator Warren claims it will generate $3 trillion in revenue over 10 years and that money would be invested in programs such as child care, education, and infrastructure.

On the surface, this may sound like a good idea to the common citizen working a 9 to 5 job. Why not soak the rich and make them pay their fair share? One must ask a counterquestion. What do you consider a fair share?

The top 25% of taxpayers pay 86 percent of total income taxes. The top 10% of taxpayers pay 70 percent. The top 5% pay 59 percent. The top 1% of taxpayers pay 38.5 percent of total income taxes. In contrast, the bottom 50% of taxpayers pay only 3.1 percent of total income taxes. It is a myth that wealthier individuals aren’t paying a fair share.

The next question is how do you enforce this wealth tax? It’s an administrative nightmare. In Warren’s proposed legislation, she allocates an additional $100 billion into the IRS for enforcement and mandates a 30 percent annual audit rate for the agency. That would mean hiring more IRS agents and a third of American households would be audited every year.

On top of that, do you really think wealthy people like Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett will actually pay that wealth tax? They may be big liberals but also realize they have some high-quality accountants to help avoid paying any more in taxes than necessary. They will find loopholes and off-shore accounts to shelter their wealth.

You may wonder why does this even concern me? Do you think politicians like Elizabeth Warren will stop at those with wealth of $50 million or more? You can already picture a scenario where the revenue this wealth tax brings in will be far less than they anticipate. Thus, they will have to expand the tax to anyone who has wealth of $20 million or more. Then to $10 million or more. Then to $1 million or more. It’s yet another slippery slope to an ever expanding tax.

“Well first of all, tell me: Is there some society you know that doesn’t run on greed? You think Russia doesn’t run on greed? You think China doesn’t run on greed? What is greed? Of course, none of us are greedy, it’s only the other fellow who’s greedy. The world runs on individuals pursuing their separate interests. The great achievements of civilization have not come from government bureaus. Einstein didn’t construct his theory under order from a bureaucrat. Henry Ford didn’t revolutionize the automobile industry that way. In the only cases in which the masses have escaped from the kind of grinding poverty you’re talking about, the only cases in recorded history, are where they have had capitalism and largely free trade. If you want to know where the masses are worse off, worst off, it’s exactly in the kinds of societies that depart from that. So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear, that there is no alternative way so far discovered of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by the free-enterprise system.”

~ Milton Friedman

 

If Elizabeth Warren and her comrades were truly interested in leveling the playing field and making a difference in the lives of people across America they would advocate for limited government and focus on a more robust free-enterprise system. The reality is that’s not what they are seeking.

This legislation is more about pandering to the Democrat base and low-information voters in a continuing concertive effort at fostering class warfare and animosity. By creating division through class and racial strife the Democrats see their path to decades of power. This is all about redistribution of wealth.

You can’t expect to build up the weak by pulling down the strong. The entrepreneurs and visionaries create jobs. As businesses grow and expand they create further job opportunities and opportunities for ancillary businesses.

Warren’s legislation is an impractical and arbitrary scheme of leveling. It’s despotic and completely antithetical to our Constitution. In a sane Congress this legislation would find its way into the trash can. Given the current political situation in Washington that seems unlikely. Democrats are pushing forward on every one of their Marxist policies and insanity runs amok.

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