DO THE DEMOCRATS REALLY WANT A CIVIL WAR? BECAUSE THAT’S HOW THEY GET A CIVIL WAR: Democrats are just nuts trying to keep Trump off the 2020 ballot, but Trump could have fun with this.
Democrats from 23 states are trying to keep Trump off the ballot unless he makes his tax return public. Here is the headline: “25 States Move to Keep Trump Off 2020 Ballot if he doesn’t make his tax return public.”
It is really too bad that they don’t concentrate on creating jobs and giving minorities the opportunity to move up the economic ladder, the way Trump is.
I’ve got some requirements that Republican attorneys general should demand in return, which should keep the Democrats’ top candidates off the ballot, too.
I think there should be a requirement to show college transcripts. That would have prevented Obama from being on the ballot.
Another requirement could be that candidates take a DNA test and show it, to prove their Indian heritage if they previously claimed it to get ahead. That would keep Elizabeth Warren off the ballot.
Organized lawlessness is spreading to cities across the United States but the news is almost totally ignored and blacked out by the mainstream media.
These ominous uprisings are taking various forms but the most visible and aggressive ones involve Antifa-style “occupy” socialist and anarchist street mobs dedicated to taking down ICE – U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the federal government policing agency that is part of the Department of Homeland Security. The impetus for these actions has been the anti-President Trump Fake News psy-op meme that claims minor children of illegal immigrants arrested for crashing the U.S./Mexico border are being separated from their parents, sent to “Nazi”-like “concentration camps,” and systematically mistreated.
Far left groups whose rag tag appearance belies their sophisticated networking skills, including Direct Action Network and Democratic Socialists of America, are behind the actions. The Hill analyzed the radicals’ agendas after a group of DSA activists loudly confronted DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen while she was having dinner at a restaurant in Washington, D.C.
Though the protests are not led by any one group, the Democratic Socialists of America are involved in most states, alongside groups associated with prison abolition, immigration rights and anarchist collectives. The protests are calling for an abolition of ICE and an end to what they call human rights abuses by the criminal justice system, alongside other reforms.
Cities around the country including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, and in Washington State and Utah have seen waves of demonstrators assemble at local ICE headquarters in attempts to shut down the agency’s operations enforcing immigration laws, including processing deportation orders against illegal criminals. The Hill took note of recent actions in New York City:
Dozens of protesters organized by the Metropolitan Anarchist Coordinating Council (MACC) are camping outside of an ICE office building in Manhattan on Saturday [June 23]. They are blocking the loading dock through which ICE vans bring immigrants in and out of the building, MACC organizer Marisa Holmes said to The Hill.
One of the largest such actions is well into its second week in the leftist haven of Portland, Oregon, and it’s growing into a semi-permanent tent city of hundreds of radicals dedicated not only to frustrating ICE’s work but to totally abolishing the agency. The official Twitter account of the Portland effort is titled “Abolish I.C.E. PDX” and its banner photo reads “ICE = GESTAPO.”
MAYBE IT NEVER WAS COOL: Politico: The Left Loses Its Cool. “The public shaming of party officials is more closely associated with Latin American politics.”
And Jim Treacher notes that it’s not actually new: Red Hen, Memories Pizza, Whatever. “Donald Trump is now in the White House, helped along greatly by the very same people who hounded Memories Pizza. And those people have learned nothing. In fact, they’ve actually gotten angrier and dumber and more hypocritical. . . . They’ll even try to kill you when you’re at baseball practice. Grandma Clinton lost, and now her acolytes must have their revenge.”
The other day, author Tom Ricks asked whether we’re heading toward a civil war. “I don’t believe we’re to Kansas of the 1850s yet. But we seem to be lurching … in that direction,” he wrote.
Ricks was commenting on “What Democratic rage would look like,” a Bloomberg opinion column that quotes political scientist Thomas Schaller as saying, “I think we’re at the beginning of a soft civil war. … I don’t know if the country gets out of it whole.”
That sounds pretty serious. The column by Francis Wilkinson presents a catalog of things Democrats are mad about — from the existence of the electoral college to Trump’s “propaganda apparatus” — and predicts that if Democrats lose the midterm elections, there will be hell to pay. (And Republicans, you know, could make a similar list of their own complaints.)
“I don’t know exactly what that would look like,” Wilkinson writes. “But liberals have a great deal of cultural, academic and economic heft, stretching from Hollywood to Harvard. Just this week, someHollywood powerhouses flirted with leveraging their cloutagainst the Trumpist Fox News. There are endless variations on such a power play. If Democrats opt to use their power more aggressively — breaking rules — Schaller’s soft civil war hardly seems unlikely.”
Some Democrats are reportedly concerned that public appeals to “absolutely harass” Trump administration officials will come back to hurt them in the polls and benefit Republicans.
There have been several recent instances where Trump officials have been publically shamed, including Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen at a Mexican restaurant and White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, who was asked to leave by an owner of a restaurant in Virginia.
On Saturday, Florida Attorney General – and ardent Trump supporter – Pam Bondi was confronted by a group of protesters outside the screening of a documentary about Mister Rogers in Tampa. A video of the confrontation shows the Florida AG leaving the theater as several people yell at her, with one woman seen shouting at her about Bondi’s recent actions on health care policy and her stance on immigration.
The Washington Post’s editorial board wrote a column titled, “Let the Trump team eat in peace.” The paper identified the heightened state of “passions” in the country, but saw no benefit in protesters interrupting dinners.
Democrats warned that these public encounters could win sympathy for the Trump administration, The Los Angeles Times reported.
Welcome to the new Confederacy, where Democrats, AGAIN, terrorize freedom-loving Republicans. Exact same mindset as existed in the Old South where republicans, black and white, were terrorized by mobs and lynched for their political beliefs. Welcome to the new Segregation, where Democrats, AGAIN, refuse to serve Republicans in restaurants. Welcome to the New Plantation, AGAIN, where Democrats ignore and actively flout federal law to keep their barbaric political hierarchy in place. Welcome to the New Democracy, a two-tiered system of justice and cultural norms where Democrats determine “favored” and “unfavored” classes based on what advances their political orthodoxy.
Meet the New Democrats, same as the old Democrats.
Did you know that the Democratic Party defended slavery, started the Civil War, founded the KKK, and fought against every major civil rights act in U.S. history? Watch as Carol Swain, professor of political science at Vanderbilt University, shares the inconvenient history of the Democratic Party.