It is time to put a bow on a few packages (giggity) containing lingering issues of the day that have worn out their welcome despite overwhelming evidence that should have, long ago, put these topics onto the ash heap of history as follows:
ROSEANNE: In an embarrassing and painful interview, Roseanne offered an insincere apology and constantly claimed that her racist Tweets were political, not racist while maintaining that she thought Valerie Jarret was white, an unbelievable claim on its’ face. Those “always Trumpsters,” with blinders on ate it up and claimed her explanation was believable and anyone that says otherwise is caving to the “PC crowd.” Absurd.
PROOF: Roseanne has a history of the behavior of callously comparing African Americans to apes. She did so on Twitter to UN Ambassador Susan Rice, as recently as 2013. Moreover, she claimed in her Hannity interview that she swore to always defend Israel at the age of 3 and has never wavered…yet as recently as 2009 she referred to the country as a “Nazi state.” And in 2013 she supported holocaust deniers; not exactly “pro-Israel” behavior. Whether or not the woman is mentally ill, it is most certain that the woman is a lying racist sociopath, period. CASE CLOSED
TRUMPENOMICS: As news broke Friday of economic growth over 4% for the second quarter of 2018, the Anti-Trump crowd twisted itself into pretzels trying to claim it wasn’t the result of Trump’s policies and/or it wasn’t sustainable. Enough of this. Hate the man all you want, but you only embarrass yourself when you have to literally create arguments out of thin air to refute his successes. Most disgustingly, is the one that this is actually the result of President Obama’s policies finally coming to fruition after 8 hard years of recovering from the great recession.
PROOF: The first thing Trump did was remove and reverse almost every single regulation Obama had put in place via executive order that was anti-business. That, alone, in January of 2017 ignited the economy and started the engine of business again. There are now more jobs than people willing to work, a housing boom, and more work than companies can keep up with. Wages still need to follow but to be at this point in 18 months is unheard of and as much as you hate it, it’s all Trump. CASE CLOSED.
SOCIALISM: The Democratic party is going off the rails and into the ditch known as Socialism with constant cries that it works when done correctly. While ignoring Cuba, and most recently Venezuela, and the abject failures those Socialist countries are, moronic American Socialists continue to repeat the pablum spouted over and over again by Bernie Sanders during the campaign of 2016; “look at the Scandinavian countries!” This is laughably stupid because Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, and the like all turned away from Socialist policies decades ago when they realized it was failing (just like Greece, Italy, Spain, Portugal, France and many have done before them).
PROOF: Over the last 15 years Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden have all made impressive cuts to their corporate income tax rates. When it comes to overall tax competitiveness, the Tax Foundation ranks Sweden in the top 10 among OECD countries, with Norway, Finland and Denmark not too far behind. An index of economic freedom and ranks Iceland, Denmark and Sweden above the United States, with Norway and Finland also in the top 26; there is NOTHING socialist about any of that. The Scandinavians’ tried Socialism in the 60’s and 70’s and then realized that the only way to save their countries was to revert to competitive Capitalism, period. CASE CLOSED
PLASTIC STRAWS: Late last week, Disney became the latest massive corporation, following Starbucks and McDonalds, to announce a futuristic ban on plastic straws, mirroring major cities across America, including Santa Barbara which passed a law allowing for 2-time-plastic-straw-offenders to be thrown in jail. All of this, of course, under the arrogant, naïve, infantile notion of “saving the planet.” More importantly, all of it based on one “study,” done by a 9-year-old 4th grader in 2011. No, I’m not kidding.
PROOF: Even the “Earth-friendly,” USAtoday.com had to run an article last week reminding Americans that there is no basis to our current asinine obsession with plastic straws being the bane of the Earth’s existence. Beyond that is simple common sense; the “scientific research,” amounted to a 9-year-old child calling straw manufacturers himself, and asking what they estimated to be the straw market in the United States per day. Some gave him a yearly estimate, which he divided by 365. That resulted in a statistic that is quite literally unbelievable, yet, repeated by every major news outlet from the New York Times to the National God-damned Park Service, that America throws away 500 million straws per day. How is that remotely possible? There are 330 million total men, women and children in the USA right now (let alone in 2011 there were fifteen million fewer). If all of us used one plastic straw every day, once, and threw it away, we’d still be 170 million plastic straws thrown away short. Do the math! Is there some sort of secret underground population of Americans using 300 plastic straws per day, thus making up for those of us who never use any? Can we please grow up? CASE CLOSED
RUSSIA COLLUSION: If you don’t know the background on this, you’re dead. Put simply, the claim is that Trump worked with the Russians to “fix,” the election of 2016 and insure that Hillary lost. I’m so exhausted on this subject, I don’t even have the energy to type a deeper summary. Enough. There is, without a shadow of a doubt, no evidence, at all, whatsoever, nor has there ever been, of any sort of collusion. Stop, stop, stop.
PROOF: One book. Authored by attorney Greg Jarret, “The Russia Hoax,” lays bare the manufactured lie that this whole story is, complete with over 131 PAGES of FOOTNOTES of proof from every ideological source imaginable. The footnotes are documentation of assertions and facts that are presented in the book. Hate the fact that Trump won all you want. Be mad at yourself for not voting, believing that there are more of you than there are “deplorables.” Fine. Stop lying and trying to find explanations. It wasn’t Russia. Of course, they meddled…they have for every election since the 1940’s (as have we in dozens of other countries’ elections). They had no effect and they weren’t working with Trump. CASE CLOSED, COMMRADE
STANDING FOR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM: Dear God, could the NFL be any more inept? Is that even possible? Our idiot President claims that if people don’t want to stand for the National Anthem, maybe they should leave the country, saying specifically, “You have to stand proudly for the national anthem or you shouldn’t be playing,” Trump said in the interview. “You shouldn’t be there. Maybe you shouldn’t be in the country.” Jesus. The most American thing you can do is express your displeasure with your country and be allowed to do so. Period. As fake president Andrew Shepard said in the movie “The American President:” ‘America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You’ve gotta want it bad, ’cause it’s gonna put up a fight. It’s gonna say, “You want free speech? Let’s see you acknowledge a man whose words make your blood boil, who’s standing center stage and advocating at the top of his lungs that which you would spend a lifetime opposing at the top of yours.” You want to claim this land as the land of the free? Then the symbol of your country cannot just be a flag. The symbol also has to be one of its citizens exercising his right to burn that flag in protest. Now show me that, defend that, celebrate that in your classrooms. Then you can stand up and sing about the land of the free.’”
PROOF: Your heart and your understanding, or lack thereof of what freedom actually is. If you actually need a footnote from me to explain this to you, you’re the most un-American person on Earth. And shame on you. CASE CLOSED.