I believe what I say and believe I am right. Thus, the title of my column, Undeniably Right. Take it as you will, that I'm a conservative or I have a huge ego and believe I am always correct. Sometimes those things overlap, sometimes not.
No one should be surprised by the way the Democrats and their friends in the media have responded to the release of the Mueller committee report. First, we have history to tell us how the liberals will respond to anything that might remotely be bad news for them or good news for President Trump, but we also have the rhetoric they were spewing prior to the release of the report. They continue to stoop to new lows in their attempt to retain the power they feel slipping away.
Prior to the release of the report one of the complaints they made was that Attorney General William Barr should not be holding a press conference prior to the release of the report, just so he could spin his side of the story. They weren’t really worried about what the AG was going to say, just that he was beating them to the punch in the spin game.
I only write this column once a week, and with so much going on in our world, you would think that it would be easy to identify a topic to discuss. That's not always the case, maybe because there is so much going on, maybe because I am getting tired of the lying, deceitful claims being made by politicians and pundits, or maybe I'm frustrated by the indifference that so many people exhibit while our world is crumbling around us. With that in mind, I'll continue my rambling; maybe you'll find something entertaining, informative, or useful.
NY Democrats blocked a bill that would have provided several million dollars in tuition assistance to children of Gold Star families. Democrats said they couldn't justify adding to the $2.7 million those kids get, given the $2 billion deficit facing the state of New York. This just after they approved $27 million in tuition assistance for illegal aliens. Any doubt what their priorities are now?
The State of New Mexico has joined with 7 other states and a couple of 'advocacy groups' to sue the federal government after President Trump removed Obama administration regulations regarding serving healthy food in school cafeterias. These regulations limited the amount of sodium, fat, sugar, etc. that could be served to the little snowflakes and were part of Michelle Obama's oh so successful overhaul of the school meals programs. You know the one that saw kids throwing trays full of food in the trash because the food was horrible?
How many of you are familiar with the Jakobshavn Glacier? You may not know it by name but you know it because you've heard about it. First of all most scientists believe that the iceberg that sunk the Titanic broke off from this glacier but more recently it has been exhibit 1 or 1A in the climate scientists' argument about global warming or climate change or whatever we are calling it these days.
Since 2012 the Climate Research Unit and their supporters have pointed to this glacier as evidence of climate change. For a number of years, the ice sheet has been getting smaller, but since 2012 it has been receding at about 1.8 miles and thinning about 130 feet per year, an accelerated rate compared to previous years. We’ve discussed before the fact that the Antarctic ice sheet is growing larger and pointed out that many of the bases scientists normally go to in the summer months in the Antarctic are much farther away from the shoreline than they used to be. Much of the growth there has been underwater but it’s still growing.
Just a quick update to my column last week about our California trip and what we encountered: The last night we were there, we went to a local park to play tennis. A ball was hit over the fence, the opposite end from the gate. A man was standing about 10’ away from the ball so my partner asked if he would mind getting it. “Is it in the weeds?” he asked. No, it’s right there in front of you. Mind you there were not any weeds, just a few bushes around the outside of the fence, this was Palm Desert after all, they don’t tolerate weeds. “Oh, it’s in the dirt, I don’t like to go into the dirt.” He did not have to go into the “dirt” as he called it; it was that colored shale that packs down tightly, which he didn’t have to walk on, he could have stayed on his sidewalk, bent over, picked it up and tossed it over the fence. Instead he decided to walk away, right after his dog made a deposit on the sidewalk, which he left, no doubt believing one of the illegal aliens maintaining the park would clean up after him.
We've been vacationing in the People's Republic for the last several days and some observations are in order. I know some of these can apply to other states or cities but we just happen to be in California, so...
I have spent time in a lot of big cities, Dallas, Miami, St. Louis, Phoenix, Detroit to name a few, but I can say without any hesitation that people in the Palm Springs area are the most self-centered, conceited, self-important jerks that I have ever had the displeasure of being around. I have watched more people demean others that are working the 'menial' jobs than I could have imagined possible. It's really sad how so many people are condescending to those that work hard for a living.
Many of you know about some of the higher profile bills the Democrats have been pushing through our state legislature; legalizing late term abortions; largest tax increase in history; anti-mining bills; anti-2nd amendment bills. But the liberals in the Democrat party are pushing even more rights infringing or self-enriching legislation this session.
Donald Trump might be the worst racist ever. We heard multiple Democrat representatives talk about Trump being a racist and misogynist during the Cohen testimony this past week. Let’s look at the racist, sexist bigot that Trump is: 70% of the people employed by Trump at the VP level or above are women and minorities. Signed a decree that made MLK’s birthplace a national historic landmark; created economic policies that have led to the lowest unemployment rates in the black and Latino communities ever recorded; Ellis Island Medal of Honor in recognition of his patriotism, tolerance, support of diversity, and brotherhood, specifically mentioning his programs aimed at helping black youths; Muhammed Ali Entrepreneur Award for his development of black neighborhoods and support of black-owned businesses; he sued the city of Palm Beach for excluding blacks and Jews from various clubs and organizations; he opened the first club to admit black members in Palm Beach; has received multiple awards from Jewish organizations for his support of various Jewish groups, causes, and Israel; established the Opportunity and Revitalization Council to rehabilitate black neighborhoods. There is more, but many of you won’t believe it or will shrug it off as some kind of PR cover up.
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