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January 29, 2021

The Morning Report - 1/29/21 [J.J. Sefton]

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Good morning, kids. Friday and the weekend is here, for whatever temporary respite from this nightmare will bring us. While the big story is the little guys breaking the rigged casino in the GameStop/Robinhood saga, there are other things going on of equal importance that are probably not going to be getting the attention they deserve. Beyond the schadenfreude of watching actual vulture capitalists get taken down as well as the rage-inducing actions of the junta and its cronies rushing in to illegally shut down thousands of ordinary folks to protect the racket while at the same time threatening to go after those same ordinary folks for merely beating the house by playing the game by its own rules (sound familiar?), there are these items that came over the transom within the past 12 hours as I was aggregating the links:

Democrat Lawmakers Introduce Bill for Nationwide Mail-in Voting: Necessary to "Make Real Progress"

The bill, introduced by Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-OR), is designed to "fight voter suppression" as detailed by Wyden's press release. The measure would "massively expand vote-at-home ballot access, provide voters with pre-paid ballot envelopes and enact automatic voter registration"...

...The lawmakers point to the unprecedented number of Americans who voted by mail in the 2020 presidential election -- a move Democrats vehemently pushed. While progressives largely used the coronavirus pandemic as justification for opening the doors for mass mail-in voting, which many critics warn leads to mass fraud, universal vote-by-mail has existed as a primary goal for the Democrat Party, even prior to the pandemic. The measure introduced on Thursday essentially updates the vote-by-mail measure the two lawmakers introduced in 2017, long before the Wuhan virus struck.

Abrupt changes in state election laws, coupled with existing concerns of fraud and irregularities, led to a heated post-election battle, which essentially ended January 6 after Congress certified the electoral votes despite challenges from GOP lawmakers and ongoing concerns from millions of Americans who continue to question the integrity of the election.

Number two on the hit parade:

Senate Judiciary Chairman Says Gun Control Is "Top Priority"

After winning control of the committee chairmanship on Wednesday, Durbin said he had met with a group of activists and promised to prioritize action on guns.

"Today I had the chance to speak with a group of gun violence prevention advocates from across the country," Durbin tweeted. "I told them that reducing gun violence will be a top priority of the Senate Judiciary Committee. And I will never stop fighting for gun safety."

Democrats enjoy a slim majority in the Senate with Vice President Kamala Harris able to cast tie-breaking votes, a partisan split that makes sweeping, new gun-control legislation difficult to pass. Durbin's control of the Judiciary Committee, however, will allow him to shape America's legal landscape. His ability to shepherd President Joe Biden's judicial nominees to federal courts could play a decisive role in numerous gun-rights cases. The committee also oversees federal law that regulates firearms, including the federal gun background check system.

Sen. Chuck Grassley (R., Iowa), the committee's top Republican, said he hopes Durbin will pursue similar gun initiatives to the past Congress instead of attempting to push through sweeping liberal changes.

"Unduly abridging or regulating those rights, especially if it's through a strictly partisan process, is wrong," Grassley told the Washington Free Beacon. "I hope, if Senator Durbin chooses to focus on this issue, it will be with a bipartisan, consensus-building approach."

Yes, once again, if we're going to disarm private citizens let's make sure we preserve a fig leaf of an illusion of a fairy tale that it's completely kosher. Chuck Grassley is a fossil and a fraud. Then again, it's not as if regular order means anything anymore. And with the courts about to be packed so tight Roman Polanski will wrestle Biden to see who can marry it, at least 100 million people now labeled as insurrectionist will be reclassified as armed terrorists. As an aside, Malig-Nancy Pelosi bitching about Rep. Lauren Boebert carrying in the halls of Congress is quite rich considering she (Pelosi) was supposedly fearing for her life because of the "rioters."

Finally, John Kerry, a man who made his fortune the old fashioned way, by shacking up with wealthy broads impressed with his phony Crackerjack box medals, farted out this little gem:

Climate Czar John Kerry Says Tens of Thousands of Jobs Will Be Cut for Zero Benefit

"He [Biden] knows [the] Paris [Accord target] alone is not enough. Not when almost 90 percent of all of the planet's emissions, global emissions come from outside of U.S. borders. We could go to zero tomorrow and the problem isn't solved."

Beyond the obvious problems of using low-density energy sources like wind and solar to power high-density living in urban and suburban areas, the assertions the administration is making about workforce opportunities and even U.S. manufacturing are absurd. We are going to kill millions of jobs for absolutely nothing. Canceling the Keystone XL project was a gift to Vladimir Putin and his petrol economy, just as no new leases on federal land will be. Pushing a rapid transition to green will be a boon for the Chinese Communist Party while they continue to pollute at alarming rates and lie about it.

Welcome back to leading from behind, only worse. Climate Czar John Kerry, who has gotten almost nothing right in his entire career, will drag the economy down with him this time. After all, not everyone can marry a ketchup heiress.



Add these items to the elimination of our borders and amnesty for upwards of 30 million illegal aliens already here, the move to once again prop up the mad Muslim mullahs in Iran and let them build an A-bomb - which will touch off a war in the Gulf, the aiding and abetting of the Chi-Coms to seize global economic and geo-political domination, and the ramping up of political persecution and repression here in the former United States of America and we are looking at a situation, folks.

The reality is, even if we had a political party to try and fight this - which we do not - there is nothing they can do to prevent or even slow down any of this. The Grassley attitude of "if I'm going to get gang-raped by AIDS-infected chimpanzees, at least they better take me to dinner first" is fully on display. If anyone thinks that 2022 and 2024 are going to make any difference whatsoever, they're delusional. I guess it comes full circle back to l'affaire GameStop. While the system may very well have always been rigged, Donald J. Trump came along in 2016 and in essence "beat the house." And for four years, he singlehandedly exposed those who are back in power now as the frauds, poseurs and incompetents that they were, just by enacting policies that made Americans more prosperous, more secure and more free than at any time since the end of the Second World War -- which not coincidentally was when the malignant cancer of Globalism first metastasized.

So, what can we do? For starters, I would say while you still have the opportunity arm yourself to the teeth. Start developing and strengthening social ties with family and friends who you know have the same political bent and can be trusted, and figure out how to communicate in a way that is as private as you can make it. It would be nice if red states went the full on nullification route, if not secession. The states where Keystone XL runs should tell Biden to go fuck himself and build the damn pipeline anyway.

Try and stay positive; seek out G-d or find some sort of way towards inner peace and calm (stay away from AOSHQ, right?). I think for the first time, thanks to the actions of this illegal, criminal junta, a very large swathe of the citizenry are going to face a situation where, stripped of an income and perhaps facing serious economic hardship will collectively have nothing to lose. I hope and pray that it never comes to this, but to not see the signposts that this is indeed the direction we are headed is to be blind.

Those in power right now are not only playing with matches, but they're doing so inside of a gasoline refinery. Pun intended.


NOTE: The opinions expressed in some links may or may not reflect my own. I include them because of their relevance to the discussion of a particular issue.

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