Last week, when several Democrat governors argued they alone have the right to determine how and when to open up their states, journalists who’d been demanding the president shut down the entire country argued he doesn’t have the power to open it back up.
During a news conference, one reporter actually brought up the Tenth Amendment. That hasn’t been mentioned in decades.
“Whom the gods would destroy they first make mad,” said Prometheus in Longfellow’s poem “The Masque of Pandora.”
Democrats and Fake Newsers want the panic over the pandemic to last as long as possible. So Dems and the Lying Swine fear monger, strive to suppress hope. That’s the way to defeat President Trump in November, they think.
ABC, CBS, NBC and MSNBC didn’t broadcast live the White House briefing Monday (3/23) on the Wuhan Coronavirus. CNN cut its coverage short.
The briefings were attracting Monday Night Football type ratings.
“The media must stop live-broadcasting Trump’s dangerous, destructive coronavirus briefings,” Washington Post columnist Margaret Sullivan wrote Saturday (3/21).
Dangerous to whom? Not to Americans – only to them and their pathological Hate America-Hate Trump narrative.
Fake Newsers have paid no price – yet – for the Russia collusion hoax, the Ukraine impeachment hoax, other gaslighting. But this is a hoax too far.
Thanks chiefly to hysterical “reporting” of wild speculation, rumors, half-truths and outright lies, the panicked response to the China virus has done much more harm than the virus itself.
Leftist attacks will boomerang, because Trump has been doing such a good job that to smear him, journos are reduced to regurgitating Chinese propaganda.
It was easy for the MSM to stampede the herd. But eventually, sheep tire of running. As they catch their breath, more notice the rising disparity between worst case scenarios and what’s actually happening.
At a rally in Detroit on the eve of a Michigan primary that locked up for him the Democrat nomination for president, Slow Joe Biden attracted a “crowd” of a few hundred – many of whom were Bernie bros who came to razz him.
Dem honchos didn’t want the old Bolshevik to take over their party, were concerned about down ballot races if Bernie were the nominee.
But in their panicky reaction to Bernie’s big win in the Nevada caucuses, Dem bigwigs risk consequences far worse.
Donald Trump! Donald Trump! Donald Trump! Donald Trump! Donald Trump! !
Over and over again, the Polish people chanted the name of the President of the United States as he spoke to them in Krasiński Square, the site of the Warsaw Uprising monument in Warsaw yesterday (7/06).
The President’s speech was so magnificent it’s being compared by many to Reagan’s and Churchill’s best.
Trump delivered a full-throated defense of Western Judeo-Christian Civilization without a hint of apology. He praised the Polish people for their incredibly heroic history, especially against the twin evils of Soviets and Nazis – and made it abundantly clear he considered their current struggle against the twin evils of Russian imperialism and EU bureaucratic oppression heroic as well.
It is little wonder that at the President’s meeting in Warsaw’s Royal Castle with his counterpart Andrzej Duda, he was seated below a portrait of Poland’s national hero King Jan Sobieski (1629-1696), the Savior of Western Civilization.
Here is a sample of quotes for the history books [comments in the brackets]. You can read the entire text here, and I could not encourage you more to watch the entire video below.
This has been an extraordinary week of America’s leadership in the world and the Fake News Media being humiliated. Here we go…
On May 19, Secretary of Defense Mattis announced that President Trump’s strategy regarding the barbarian terrorists of ISIS would be radically different from that of his predecessor:
“[President Trump] directed a tactical shift from shoving ISIS out of safe locations in an attrition fight to surrounding the enemy in their strongholds so we can annihilate ISIS.”
That is exactly what has happened. We have gone from Zero’s no victory policy of attrition and spectacular failure to Trump’s policy of victory via annihilation of the enemy – and it is proving to be a spectacular success.
On Sunday (7/02), the New York Times headline was: U.S.-Backed Forces Close to Trapping ISIS Holdouts in Raqqa.
This morning (7/06), the London Daily Mail headline is: ISIS Near Total Defeat in Mosul, Holds Just 600 Square Yards in Old City.
How did this happen in both of ISIS capitals of Mosul in Iraq and Raqqa in Syria?
It is cosmically ironic that the culmination of Trump’s annihilation strategy regarding ISIS – with the fall of their Caliphate’s twin capitals of Mosul and Raqqa – is in the very same week as the culmination of his annihilation strategy regarding CNN.
Born in Virginia in 1974, the daughter of Dave and Jane Driscoll, she went to college in Montana, ended up moving to Vermont where she started a woodworking school in 2007.
It struggled until a tiny little college with an enrollment of less than 200 students and an annual budget of $4 million started giving Carina’s Vermont Woodworking School – with nothing written or contractual – hundreds of thousands of dollars starting in 2009.
To understand why, we need to go back to 1981 when her mother Jane started working in the office of the Mayor of Burlington. She started having an affair with the mayor, divorced her husband, and in 1988 married the mayor. His name was Bernie Sanders.
Welcome to the biggest and most exciting HFR ever. Here we go!
And not just the network talking airheads such as those pictured above, but the publisher of the New York Times, Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr., the owner of the Washington Post, Jeff Bezos, and the actual shooter they deranged, James Hodgkinson.
They have Steve Scalise’s blood on their hands. Just as they have Trump’s fake blood of Kathy Griffin’s and Shakespeare on the Park’s.
Let’s focus on The Scum Flagship. The New York Slimes continues to sponsor the Trump Assassination Play that pretends to be about Julius Caesar, ending with the actor portraying Trump lying dead in a pool of blood.
To The Point calls upon Trump supporters in Manhattan to stage a portrayal of Arthur Sulzberger as Julius Caesar bloodily knifed to death by Caesar’s assassins – at the entrance to the NYT Building at 620 Eighth Avenue. They should then send a bill to NYC’s Communist Mayor Bill de Blasio demanding to be paid for their artistry as he does The Public Theatre to the tune of 1 million taxpayer dollars a year.
America Alone. Mark Steyn wrote that book ten years ago, and it all came tragically true yesterday – June 8, 2017. That is the day the British people decided they no longer want to exist, the day Great Britain sank beneath the waves.
As you know, England suffered two horrific Moslem terrorist attacks last week – in Manchester on Monday May 29, and in London on Saturday June 3. You’d think this would cause a collapse of support for the main opposition party to the Conservatives, the hyper-left Labor Party led by a Marxist pro-Moslem madman named Jeremy Corbyn.
But no, it caused a surge of support for Corbyn – especially among Millennial young voters – with Labor gaining 31 seats (now at 261 total). This is madness, flat-out civilizational surrender to the forces of hate, Communist hate for Capitalism, Moslem hate for Christians. The sun has set on Great Britain.
Could the sun rise and shine again on America’s “Mother Country”? With Donald Trump’s help, yes.
About the Fake News Hysteria Farce of the Week. All week long, CNN, along with the rest of the FNM, went into full meltdown hype over the Senate testimony of Thank-God-Former FBI Director James Comey. It ended bigly bad for Jimmy Snowflake.
There is a lot more in this week’s HFR.
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Stupor Mundi. This is the week Western Civilization has a new Stupor Mundi.
The original was the most extraordinary man of the Middle Ages, so accomplished in so many ways his contemporaries called him Stupor Mundi, Latin for the Wonder of the World, since his brilliance and audacity left them in a state of stupefaction.
That would be Frederick II Hohenstaufen (1194-1250), Holy Roman Emperor, King of Italy, King of Germany, King of Burgundy, King of Sicily – and King of Jerusalem, having won the Sixth Crusade without a single battle or casualty, crowned Christian King in the Church of the Holy Sepulcher on March 18, 1229 with the blessing of the Moslem Sultan standing at his side who had just ceded Jerusalem to him.
Revered by Christians everywhere, he was hated by the Popes who excommunicated him four times, to which his reaction was a shrug.
What we are witnessing is the emergence of a new Stupor Mundi in the process of becoming the most extraordinary man of our day.
This has been a fabulous week, with so much to enjoy. Let’s get started!
Might as well start the day off right:
And with the story of the American at a bar in Mexico City. After a couple of Dos Equis with the locals, he asks them, “Amigos, there’s something I don’t understand – I love Mexico, it’s beautiful, full of natural resources, people work hard, so why is Mexico so poor?”
One of the locals smirks and says, “Why that’s easy – it’s because you gringos stole half our land.” The American takes a tug on his beer and says, “Really?” The local responds, “Yes, and what’s worse – you gringos stole the half with all the paved roads!”
Today, Cinco de Mayo, is a phony tradition, a joke on los gringos, then exploited as a marketing gimmick by Mexican restaurant chains as an excuse for us to get wasted on Jose Cuervo.
So at TTP, our tradition on May 5th is to explain la verdad, the truth, so you’ll understand why today should be called Cinco de Ridiculoso.
Which is, to begin with: Nobody in Mexico cares about May 5th. Only we, us gringos, pretend to. For if you ask just about any reveler at the nearest Pancho Villa’s Cantina or some such Mexican-themed bar anywhere in the US, just what is being celebrated on May 5th, you’ll get either a blank stare or "It’s their July 4th " ignorance.
So first the true history of Mexico. You’ll learn more about Mexico’s history in ten minutes than you ever did in school or anywhere else.
Then the reality today — the horrific truth of how treasonous Dem fascists and their useful idiot Rino masochists are using Mexico to destroy their own country.
When I was growing up, my sisters would always get up early the morning of every May 1st to scour our backyard and the neighborhood gathering flowers, which they would leave in a May Basket at our front door for Mom, our Queen of May.
Families for generations have done this all over America, towns for generations have had a May Day Festival of Happiness. Why would anyone want to ruin this, turn a time of joy and flowers into a time of anger, hate, and rage?
The headlines of this morning (5/02) are abundant, such as: May Day Carnage: Havoc across Europe as Protestors Clash with Police in Violent Scenes and May Day Protests Spark Riots, Arrests Across Country.
Why is it so hard – so impossible – for the Left to be happy? Why are Lefties always filled with destructive anger? And why do they pick the most innocent fun-filled-for-millennia day of the year to vent that bottomless rage?
Answering the last question is the easiest: It’s precisely because May Day is the most innocent fun-filled-for-millennia day of the year.
Well, it turns out there’s a specific cause for the Left’s pathologies – and a surprisingly simple antidote.
Ereyesterday on Monday (4/17), Vice-President Mike Pence was here at the Panmunjom border between North and South Korea. But this is a view the Silver Fox never saw. For it is from the North Korean side. I took this picture in 2010.
Many of you know I have been all over North Korea three times (twice more in 2012). The article to read, for lots of photos and the real history as contrasted with the mythic of the most insane country on earth, is Pelosi in Pyongyang (September 2010, which I had to write under a pseudonym as I was under surveillance in Beijing).
There’s no more insane border on earth than what you’re looking at above. The border runs through the middle of these three blue negotiation huts in the center of what’s known as the Joint Security Area. You cannot believe how tense the atmosphere here is.
But let’s take a close look at something that’s hilarious. We’re going to focus on those two Nork soldiers guarding the entrance to the main negotiation hut in the center – and on what’s next to them.
Then we’re going to analyze in detail the actual threat of North Korea, and how to end it.
[ssba]The Hindenburg catastrophe last week of Paul Ryan’s effort to replace Obamacare is a marvelous opportunity for the House Freedom Caucus – the folks who submarined Ryancare – to offer actual Health Freedom as replacement for the Democrats’ Health Fascism.
It is critical to understand that Obamacare is fascist. Exactly why is explained below. Further, recall the House Pubs voted to repeal Obamacare 61 times – all without a bill of their own to radically improve healthcare for all Americans. Then Ryan comes up with a mess that makes things worse.
Thus the Freedom Caucus can now offer real free market medicine – not phony-crony corporatist medicine where Big Government colludes with Big Medicine, Big Insurance, and Big Pharma to restrict competition.
Such Health Freedom legislation would not only fully repeal Obamacare but include:
- Open enrollment in medical schools.
- Greatly reduce hospital administrative costs.
- Eliminate state mandates and regulatory barriers on health insurance.
- Give health care providers a tax credit for charity work.
- Restore the 100% deductibility of health care expenses.
- Reduce and provide an alternative to malpractice insurance costs.
- Repeal the Kefauver Amendment (the efficacy requirement for FDA drug approval)
- Allow truthful health claims for nutritional supplements.
- Remove government restrictions on the importation of foreign drugs.
- Allow the purchase of non-controlled medications without prescription.
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The consensus answer is that McConnell and Ryan have conned him into believing that a full repeal cannot get past a Dem filibuster, that only a partial repeal can under “Senate rules” requiring it to qualify as a “reconciliation” bill needing only a simple majority.
Got that? The key word in that sentence is “conned,” because it’s all nonsense. A simple majority vote is all it takes to eliminate the filibuster. There is nothing in the Constitution nor any law requiring 6o votes to pass a bill instead of 51 – it’s a tradition, nothing more.
Which is why Chuck U. Schumer is the Perverse Hero of the Week right now. (For the real HOTW, see below at the end – but no fair peeking, dessert comes after the main course…)
Welcome to another enlightening, alarming, and in the end, joyful HFR….