I am Black, and I am a Democrat, But, “I Ain’t” Voting for Joe Biden This November 

Letters to Editor, Opinion

Written and Submitted By State Representative Vernon Jones (D-Lithonia)

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             Since that day in May when I announced I would support Donald Trump for president, my motives have been questioned, my integrity assailed and even my intelligence challenged.  That is okay. I am a lifelong Democrat, but I am also a Black man, the son of a World War II veteran and a proud American.

In recent weeks, there have been absurd calls to defund and disband police departments across the country by Democrats in response to the unjust murder of George Floyd. These are extreme calls that will only lead to more pain and suffering in our most vulnerable communities.

As the former chief executive officer of DeKalb County, Georgia, I have had to manage one of the largest police departments in the state of Georgia. I have had the experience of dealing with police shootings and comforting the families of victims. But, at the same time, I have also had the experience of losing two black police officers. I have had to comfort their families in the middle of the night and console their young children. I know firsthand when others are running away from chaos, police officers are running into the fight to protect and serve.

President Trump was sickened by the death of George Floyd and is fully committed to ensuring that he will not have died in vain. The president has taken a commonsense approach to heal our nation. President Trump made it clear that he will protect all Americans, serve as an ally to peaceful protestors and always uphold law and order.

However, the protestors were determined to sow chaos and destruction all in the name of racial equality. Listen, during my first legislative session in the Georgia House of Representatives in 1993, I filed the first bill in my career to remove the Confederate battle emblem from the state flag. But, I also understand the preservation of our history, including the good and the bad, and still, I bow to no one in my advocacy for the Black community.

But unlike other Washington politicians, this president actually backed up his words with actions. He signed an executive order on police reform, taking steps to build a better bridge between law enforcement men and women and their communities.

This landmark executive order encourages police to implement best practices to protect the people they serve. It sets the highest professional standards for law enforcement officers, while promoting peace and equality for all Americans. Under the order, the Trump administration will now prioritize federal grants from the U.S. Department of Justice to police departments that meet these high standards. Additionally, the order pushes forward the creation of a national database of police misconduct. This database will root out bad cops and help create accountability between police agencies.

In delivering his remarks last week, President Trump accomplished more in 40 minutes than Joe Biden has in 40 plus years. Where were Joe Biden and the previous administration for eight years in the White House on this issue? I will tell you: they were absent in unifying this country.

The Black unemployment rate under former Vice President Biden and the previous administration averaged a horrific 12.8 percent. The number of Black Americans in poverty barely fell during Biden’s administration, going down by just 145,000 over eight years.

By comparison, more than double that number, 350,000 Black Americans, were lifted out of poverty during just the first two years of the Trump administration.

Even before that, where was Biden for 36 years in the U.S. Senate on this issue? I will tell you: he was too busy shouting “my children are going to grow up in a jungle, the jungle being a racial jungle.” That racial jungle he was referring to includes Black and brown Americans like me. Right now, President Trump is being defined as a racist by the media, when in reality Joe Biden is the full-blooded bigot.

Do not take my word for it, take then-Senator Joe Biden’s own words for it: “The truth is, every major crime bill since 1976 that’s come out of this Congress, every minor crime bill, has had the name of the Democratic senator from the State of Delaware: Joe Biden.” Now that Joe Biden is running for president in a “woke” Democratic Party in 2020, he is attempting to sweep his racist legacy under the rug. We cannot let him.

Joe Biden is directly responsible for the mass incarceration policies of the 1980s and 1990s, which decimated the Black community. Biden authored the 1994 Crime Bill, which imposed mandatory minimum sentences, disproportionately putting hundreds of thousands of young Black men in prison.

President Trump has worked to undo injustices within our criminal justice system.  He signed the Formerly Incarcerated Reenter Society Transformed Safely Transitioning Every Person Act, or the “First Step Act,” which is the first major reform to our criminal justice system in a decade. Thanks to the president’s leadership on this issue, our criminal justice system is fairer and our communities are safer.

As Black Americans, we need to be aware of the clear choice in front of us. Joe Biden has betrayed Black Americans throughout his career in Washington, D.C. President Trump has spent his 3.5 years in office fighting to improve the lives of Black Americans.

We cannot be tricked again. Democrats like Biden will conveniently appear in our neighborhoods and pander to us from now until November. Why? Because they only care about Black people during election years.

The leadership of Joe Biden and President Donald Trump is being revealed for us all to see. Joe Biden is divisive and ineffective. Meanwhile, President Trump is unifying, pragmatic and fearless.

My 90-year-old mother passed away in April 2020. I learned my independent views from her.

I am black, and I am a Democrat, but, “I ain’t” voting for Joe Biden this November.

 

Representative Vernon Jones represents the citizens of District 91, which includes portions of DeKalb and Rockdale counties. He was elected to the House of Representatives in 2016 and currently serves on the Energy, Utilities & Telecommunications, Human Relations & Aging and Transportation committees.

 

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Candidate Announcement: June Krise-Georgia State Senate, District 51

Election, News, Politics
June Krise

June Krise, RN, has qualified with the Democratic Party of Georgia to run for State Senate District 51, which includes
White, Dawson, Gilmer, Fannin, Lumpkin, Union, half of Pickens, and a small part of Forsyth Counties. She is moved
by all she has learned from residents within this district and is seeking the office of State Senator to positively give
back to her community.

A resident of White County, June and her husband, Dr. Richard Krise, moved to the area in 2001 when Dr. Krise
accepted the position of Principal at White County High School. June and Richard have three children and five
grandsons, ranging in age from 2 to 13.

June is a graduate of Kennesaw College, and has over 30 years of practice in the health care field as a Registered
Professional Nurse. After 12 years in regulatory services and community care Medicaid policy, June opened her
own consulting firm — Quality of Life Enterprises, Inc., to lend her expertise by helping others start up small
healthcare businesses. In addition to her consultation work, June is an advocate for the elderly, as well as
intellectually and/or developmentally delayed adults. She aids them and their families in their efforts to maneuver
through the eligibility process for the Community Care Services Program, SOURCE waivers, and DD waivers.

June is constantly inspired by those with whom she has interacted, and on whose behalf, she has advocated. She is
committed to work toward translating the needs of the people into legislative proposals in the Georgia Senate, and
she will work hard to bring positive change to the lives of District 51 residents.

In particular, Krise intends to focus her efforts on:
• Improving access to HEALTHCARE — especially for the blind, the disabled, the elderly, and mothers and babies
(Georgia ranks 44th out of 50 for infant mortality, and 50th for maternal mortality). She believes the state of
Georgia should expand the waivers that assist the elderly find quality, affordable housing and personal care,
help fight addiction, and support rural hospitals.
• Supporting EDUCATION by looking out for our TEACHERS and STUDENTS in North Georgia’s excellent public
school system, emphasizing dual enrollment and vocational options, and returning the full HOPE scholarships,
which provide affordable access to technical schools and colleges.
• Protecting our ENVIRONMENT through common-sense legislation to ensure clean air and water, protection
for our mountains, and HIGH-SPEED INTERNET, resulting in an influx of environmentally friendly businesses
seeking out this region to build their futures, as well as employing residents of this area.
• Expanding TOURISM and the ARTS in North Georgia. June realizes that these are significant sources of
revenue for this district and she will aim her sights on identifying new cities ripe for growth and economic
expansion while working with already thriving cities to further enhance their reputations as tourist magnets.

June’s background and accomplishments qualify her to accomplish these legislative goals, and she realizes this CAN
be accomplished by reaching across the aisle and working with her Republican counterparts. Her experiences have
allowed her to learn the skills of executive management, clear communication, information transfer, teambuilding,
cooperation, and negotiation that underlie the processes of developing and passing legislation. She has served as
President of the 9th District Democratic Women, is currently a State Committee Member of the Democratic Party of
Georgia, an officer of the White County Democratic Committee, Chair of the DPG’s 9th Congressional District, and
1st Vice Chair of the Georgia Federation of Democratic Women.

To learn more about June, please visit her website: junekriseforGeorgia.com, follow her on Facebook at “June
Krise for Georgia,” or contact her via phone at 770-722-7994.

The Politics of Dysfunctional Envy

Opinion

Let’s face it, the Lefts anguished squalls of “White Supremacy” are just that, anguished squalls, like that legendary “storm in a tea cup” Shakespeare told us about, “full of sound and fury all signifying nothing.” Except for the several attacks by immigrant Muslims who have murdered Americans in the past two decades, and a few disaffected black males, all the other major mass shooting offenders, but one, have been young while males, products of Liberal or Progressive home and school backgrounds. The one exception was the El Paso Walmart shooter.

We must recognize the Democrats screed for exactly what it is, complete nonsense mouthed by media and the unlearned young products of Americas socialist education systems who gather together as mobs in front of homes of politicians they do not like, wishing the worst atrocities, upon them, including death. Deep in their Id, they know they are losers, envious of success. They can’t define it but they know it when they see it. White supremacy, has become a substitute for the word “racist,” a term that has lost its sting by overuse among people who know the issues and understand the politics of dysfunctional envy.

Whenever a Democrat politician who hates Trump sneeringly calls the President a “white supremacist” who hates, this, that, and the other person, place or thing, they are calling you and me white supremacists and haters as well. I’m growing so weary of constantly waiting to defend myself from some socialist geared nimrod whose historical concepts match those of a monkey who has only recently learned to peel bananas with its hands. And, anyway, so far I’ve not really seen anything culturally I would want to replace what the white races have brought here that has made America great.

As the dysfunctional personalities of envy they have become, the Democrats are the best teachers. They must be because they’re not doing any legislating; their whole focus directed to thwarting President Trumps administration. It’s the old Them vs Us theme, their goal: to demonize the white race, make us the villains so we can be hated.

The ‘white privilege, white supremacy” attacks are not only about race envy but constitute a denial of the culture of success. Their screeds by the new class of political wannabe’s (i.e.: the AOC’s), from cultures other that Caucasian Europeans, have been taught to believe that it’s okay to be mediocre in life because government will take care of them, and surely, haven’t they had enough of the social and economic philosophies of old dead white Europeans? Perhaps, they are told, wouldn’t it be better if America, meaning the whites, could survive under the new dynamic cultures of goat herds, throat slitters and wife beaters?

Having said all that, I must hasten to add that there are indeed whole groups of real white supremacists within our midst, still clinging to the political philosophy of Mein Kampf. They are truly evil, low class, culturally deprived moron’s who deserve the approbation they get as true neo-Nazi haters. The same applies to the KKK and Antifa, that Portland, Oregon group of hooded and masked fascists who violently confront people on the street. Now, we also seeing imitator groups, emulating the Portland crowd, showing up at other functions.

Why am I now sounding an alarm of caution? Because the Left, is becoming unglued; the minions who have been trained in our Socialist educational system are becoming impatient, and we’re just standing by watching it happen. We do not need to be afraid to take a stand against hatred and we don’t need the Left to define who we are. “We cannot let them win.

Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ’em!

Mass Shootings: Guns, Games, or God?

Opinion

Why is it that every time there is a shooting in this country, my feeds get flooded by blame. All I see is article after article on who or what I should be blaming for the latest shooting. “It’s because of video game violence!” “No, it’s the gun control laws!” “It’s about religion.” “Blame the parents.” “Blame the government.” “Blame anybody who doesn’t agree with me.”

Ultimately, I understand that people want to find a cause. That way they can turn off the valve, right? Cut off the source, stop the flow, end the violence. I need to run to the hospital for the whiplash as I get dragged in one direction after another. Is there a real answer, no. Maybe that’s why we’re all so confused.

In a society so focused on the individual, so inundated by the idea of one above all, there is no room left for love. Hate crimes, hate groups, home-grown terrorism, it all points to one thing for me. Stop being so selfish. We have so many people hating so much about this country, its people, its leaders, and its laws that I find no surprise anymore in these shootings.

How is a man supposed to respond to the world that he has found. And yes, I say ‘man.’ In 2019 alone, it seems like every time I look at a shooting of more than five people, its a guy. No, it’s not 100 percent, but it is overwhelming. When I look around, I see people screaming at each other about beliefs. Take a moment and search it yourself, I can promise you right now, I can find at least 20 videos of people filming with their phones a confrontation with people protesting. At least 18 of those videos are going to end up in screaming match with one or, more likely, both sides not even listening to each other.

It’s all about me today. I am god. I am the truth. How dare you not agree with me?

And if you are reading this thinking, “Oh, you tell those leftist idiots! They never listen.” Then you are part of the problem.

Again, if you are reading this thinking, “It’s about time someone stood up to those Right Wing nutjobs.” Then you, too, are part of the problem.

People talk about how racism is flooding our nation hating on Hispanics, degrading Blacks, ignoring Whites, and despising anyone else. Heck, I’m probably racist for not listing every single oppressed group like LGBTQ. But this is exactly the problem. We all hate everything that isn’t all about ‘me.’

Let me tell you about something I read on Social Media recently. It was a story about a teacher educating students on the Salem Witch Trials. I read that this teacher decided to play a game with the students. The teacher said they were going to go to each student in the class and whisper to them if they were a witch or a normal citizen.

The teacher proceeded until every student had a designation and then told them that they were to collect into groups. The largest group of students that didn’t have a witch in the group would receive an ‘A’ for the day. The rest of the students not in that group would fail. Likewise, if there was a witch in every group, then the witches would receive the ‘A’ and the other students would fail.

Soon, several groups had formed but quickly began distrusting anyone not already in their group. The hate spread quickly as they shunned each other for the slightest hints of being a ‘witch.’

As the time limit neared its end and the groups were solidifying into solid “cliques” of ‘us vs them.’ The teacher called for the students attention. The time of judgment had come. The teacher then asked every student who they had designated a witch to raise their hand…

The problem was that nobody raised a hand.

The students then turned on the teacher saying that the teacher had done something wrong and the game wasn’t fair. The teacher then explained, “Do you think there was actual witches anywhere in Salem? All I did was release you to act on what you were told, the same they did in Salem.”

Just like the students in this story, I find it quite telling how quickly people in this country abandon humanity. They lose cooperation in favor of segregation. You’re a republican so everything you say is biased drivel that promotes racism and gun violence. You’re a Liberal, so you must only be out to subvert society and erode life.

I feel like the more young people I talk to tend to identify as a middle ground or third party political standing. Maybe it has something to do with our society being more interested in classifying, separating, and statistically quantifying people so much that they are willing to listen to anything with numbers instead of sitting down and taking the time to understand the intricacies of each other.

We are selfish. Instead of generalizing those “Millenials” as lazy, greedy kids who want everything for free, listen to the underlying concerns of wanting to make things like healthcare and education more accessible so that the entire country can be healthier and more educated. Instead of calling those Second Amendment advocates violent sociopaths, try to understand the point that guns mean protection from intruders and shooters, but also from a government that may subdue the population and abuse their right to govern.

Don’t get caught up in the screaming, but also don’t passively agree just to avoid an argument. I know people who will continue arguing a debate just to argue and anger the other person. Even if these people know they are wrong, they don’t care, they don’t want to lose. They are selfish people who don’t build to an answer, they build tension.

One should go into a debate absolutely convinced of their belief with examples to support them, but they should also be open to listening and understanding the other side of the debate. A debate is not a fight, it’s a learning experience. I argue and debate with people to test my thoughts and beliefs. I may still come out believing what I believe or I may come out with a changed mind, but I always learn something and add to my knowledge.

And on that note, don’t degrade and put down people who change their minds. Maybe if we talk to people, try to understand them, they wouldn’t feel so alone with us and violent against us. Maybe we could reduce the mass shootings or find an actual answer instead of just blaming video games or gun laws.

Stop fighting against other groups and start intermingling because, I promise you people, there are no “witches” in this game.

The Purge Is On!

Opinion

I stand back in amazement as the Democrat party implodes struggling to find a way to defeat Trump and still remain relevant to their hopeful changing America’s political position from a Representative Constitutional government to a socialist one. It can only end in a civil war!

The Democrat Party has almost been totally absorbed by Socialists but a major change is underway to move the party to Marxism. The childish new Marxists in their ranks are getting tired of the slow progress the Party is making in fundamentally changing America and want action now! Among other things, the Democrat party may soon be bereft of any remaining old white people (Liberals) who have run the party since the days of Jim Crow and the KKK.

The pointed attack on Nancy Pelosi as a racist, by the ‘Four Horsewomen of the Apocalypse’ clearly signals the new direction the Democrats are going. Some decrepit Party remnants like Chuckie Schumer, Steny Hoyer and a few more, remain to kiss up to the Marxists in what is a futile attempt to forestall the inevitable. The can’t because the purge is on.

To the new congressional radicals who are serving their true political leader, Saikat Chakrabarti, AOC’s Chief of Staff, the Democrat Party means nothing except the vehicle by which to gain votes and power. The Party’s political direction is changing and Nancy will not be its leader.

Sanctuary cities and states acting in defiance of federal laws on immigration are the front line of AOC’s socialist cabal’s assault on Federal legitimacy. The question becomes an issue found in the 10th and 14th amendments to the Constitution and there’s a lot of room for maneuver in how to interpret them. The 10th simply enumerates the powers retained to the states, or not, and the powers of “the people.” The 14th amendment is all about civil rights and includes, arguably, who is and isn’t an American. So, with the confusion found there, illegal immigrants can’t be illegal if they can come here, regardless of the laws forbidding it, and establish themselves as US citizens. Having a baby here help’s.

We already know, from existing video’s that Pelosi and Schumer once totally agreed with the position President Trump takes on illegal immigration enforcement, and did so until Trump tried to build the wall. We are approaching a state of anarchy with many “Blue” States and Progressive Federal judges interfering with Trump’s enforcing Immigration laws.

For a city or state to resist federal immigration laws and get away with it, is evidence enough that creeping Soviet style socialism is already here in our local governments. I’ve outlined this before but it can’t be said enough. Take Los Angeles for example. Mayor Eric Garcetti has ordered his Chief of Police, Michael Moore, to absolutely not cooperate with ICE on deportations of illegals even those who have criminal records and were ordered out by courts.

Garcetti is therefore not really a ‘Mayor’ but a “Commissar,” in the soviet mode, while Chief Moore has simply become his “Political Officer,” not to enforce the law, but smother it for the good of the Party. When these Commissars order confiscations of Constitutionally protected rights, like our guns, then anarchy will breakout and there will be blood in the streets. San Francisco, Seattle, Portland are all great examples of other cities embracing socialism and smothering their citizens with the threats of armed fascist hooligans swarming the streets to beat up people who disagree with them. Even now, some media voices are encouraging street thugs to emulate the Colonials at Concord and Lexington and resist the evil king Trump.

Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!

The Failed “Putsch”

Opinion

The Failed “Putsch”
The Comey, Brennan, Clapper, and the DoJ’s “Putsch” against President Trump, under Obama’s leadership, has failed! Mueller, after squandering $25 million dollars, more or less, and two plus years of valuable time, couldn’t close the deal for the Progressives that President Trump criminally conspired with the Russians to deny Hillary Clinton her rightful place as President. Because It never happened!

America has had only one political traitor who remains in the history books, Benedict Arnold. But, I think when the smoke clears after this tawdry Mueller business, the wreckage of the Deep State will be complete and a few more pages will be added to the history books on American traitors.

An hidden organization like a “Deep State” only works because people don’t want to be involved. They rely on their elected representatives to legislate, while obeying the Constitution in doing so. But, many low level functionaries in government, syncopates to Socialism, who occupy positions that make the machine work for the elites, are there to do their masters bidding or, do mischief if necessary.

Compliancy sets in, laws are ignored, illegal standards become rote and before you know it, Americans have gotten used to the slow changes that have overtaken their lives. Then came Trump, determined to Make America Great Again. The protected class, in their panic, couldn’t allow that and the leaders felt it their duty to put a quick end to the obstructionist. And they couldn’t! So, with the final conclusion of the Mueller investigation, a new door opens. Americans will be shock with the revelations that are coming.

When a “Putsch” fails and the players are exposed for their treachery, then their former victim(s), Trumps administration, are entitled to use that very apparatus of government, and the very law that the traitors employed, to set about to repair the damage by ripping out the bitter weed of Socialism by its very roots.

The focus now is on outraged judges of the FISA Court. They now know the FBI lied to them and that is the starting point for Trumps swamp draining exercise. We haven’t heard much from that quarter yet, but believe me, a whole bunch of Judges are so outraged and betrayed by former FBI Director Comey, CIA Director Brennan, DoJ’s Sally Yates, McCabe, et.al. that, figuratively, heads will roll. The misuse of the FISA court was central to Obama’s governmental abuse of power. To weaponized his governments intelligence and law enforcement agencies to go after domestic political enemies, is the “Putsch. “ That it was done by a political party that is all-in for Marxism, reveals how close to disaster America actually ventured. In the end, the machinations of the plotters was so clumsy, so inept, that one must step back in awe and wonder if any of the legitimate work they may have done to protect America from foreign spy’s, was effective.

Obama’s DoJ and FBI, were the biggest abusers of power I’ve seen in my lifetimes. If the highest levels of government felt free to trample over the process by which presidents are elected, think what it could do to us deplorable’s..It has already affected Carter Page and Paul Manafort. If a newly elected President can be hounded by unelected elites from within the government, then we’re not safe at all, none of us, This is Orwell’s world of Big Brother, the world Hillary Clinton would have reveled in if she was president.

We now hear silly comments about ‘apologies.’ Nonsense! It’s too late for Apologies. Any given should be ignored by the President, and indeed, I suspect if he could, the perpetrators would be headed for a firing squad. That is the only remedy left to stop the Progressives cold in their scurrilous plans to fundamentally change America. The sure fear of execution for treason is a neutralizer for future politicos who think the American system is out of date and should be changed, by them.

Over two years of orchestrated defamatory allegations against Trump were based on lies, deceit, fake news, anonymous sources and leaks, and should not endear apologies. Two things are clear. The fourth estate, the media, complicate in this ordeal, is corrupt and its leadership also needs to be purged; and our systems of higher education, controlled by socialist unions, needs to be cleansed.
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way, so, let’s go do something about it.

Signs of the Future?

Opinion

Signs of the Future?
I do not necessarily subscribe to “signs” or “omens” as guides to how I should behave or what the future holds, but I don’t ignore them either. They’re there none the less, as warnings of the future turmoil we face. Governments, financial institutions, bank’s and savvy investors, rely on analysts to show them signs, to compare past history with what could predictably happen in the future. We all look for signs, in numbers and figures or even in shapes in clouds in the sky.

Predictions are made by analysts and true believers chance their fortunes on the outcomes. Fortunes are won or lost on the belief in analytical predictions. Every field of endeavor has its analysts: Intelligence agencies, financial institutions, real estate brokers and manufactures, whose data comes from trends, spies and history.

For the religious faithful, Bible scriptures are a series of predictions made over two thousand years ago as predictors of events and future warnings of the rewards of sin. Nostradamus made predictions, many that came true in his life time, with others still waiting to be revealed.

Recently, we beheld a true sign, the resurrection of one mans life, his relief from pain and the redemption of his soiled reputation when Tiger Woods achieved his fifth Master’s Green Jacket, the last one eleven years ago. His health restored, his pride showing, is evidence enough for some people to accept the presence of a divine hand. Was that an omen or a sign?

At the same time, two days later in fact, a massive fire all but destroyed a large part of the vast, medieval Gothic Cathedral of Notre Damn in Paris, France, while muslims cheered in the streets. They did that also when the Twin Towers in NYC, were brought down on 9/11. Those were clear signs.

Another is Pope Francis, head of the Catholic Church, entreating the faithful, world wide, to embrace the siren call of the ‘religion of peace,’ to extend the hand of friendship and forswear any personal defense against the Iman’s of corruption while they slit your throat. The real sign was, the Cathedral wasn’t totally destroyed. Its restoration will accompany the restoration of the souls of the apostates of Christianity.

Islam has been at war with the Christian world for over 1400 years. Why should they stop now when they believe they’re winning? The Popes positions as a turncoat, was predicted by Nostradamus, who predicted the “last Pope! Well, Maybe! If the Church dissolves in the muck of its own homosexuality and true believers abandon the faith, that will be a sure sign!

Here’s another one: The finished Mueller report, an exercise based on manufactured evidence, not of a crime, but to look for one, is to be released Thursday. Democrats and the MSM are salivating at the prospect of finding overlooked damning evidence that proves that Donald Trump is indeed impeachable. That’s nonsense of course, because we already know what’s in the Mueller report. We know the report will reveal, as it must, that the entire two plus years of expensive investigation was fabricated on lies and rigged evidence, to knowingly falsely swear and obtain warrants under the false flag of a Counter-Intelligence matter by a team of ugly conspirators under the leadership of Hillary Clinton and supported by the criminally infected upper echelon of the DoJ, FBI, CIA, DNI, IRS and possibly, even the NSA. The genesis of the Mueller investigation was in a fact a pre-planned, treasonous act against the winner of the 2016 race for the presidency. That’s a sign things may be turning around for real truth and justice.
Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!

Cultural Marxism, Its Ugly Effect

Opinion

Cultural Marxism, Its Ugly Effect
The obdurate Left, especially the House leadership, as in the Democrat led Judicial and Intelligence committees, as well as their Progressive base, remain completely discombobulated with the ‘shocking’ results (for them) of the conclusion of Mueller’s two years and millions of dollar in expenses spent in an investigation that failed to produce what they wanted, the negation of the 2016 election, i.e.: the removal of Donald Trump from the Presidency.

Their uncontrollable anguish, while signaling the story’s evanescence, also reveals their staunch determination to hang on to the “Collusion” issue despite the Mueller Reports conclusion. To keep the public’s interest actually signals, even to the most casual observer, their desperation at ending Trump’s Swamp draining exercise and their realization that “it ain’t going to happen.”

When the media’s hard news stories, nearly always lies wrapped in deceit and enveloped in authenticity and have run their course, they are going nowhere because they quickly lose a weary, scandal hungry public. Breathless CNN and MSNBC announcements of the Presidents imminent demise that never materialize, soon bores the public to death and the story atrophies, as it should, as does the media’s veracity. It is the media that sets the daily storyline, except when Trump “Tweets,” and nobody will care anymore. We’re there now.

The salacious Trump Collusion story will now, or rightly should, focus on the real criminals, the Obama officials involved in this tawdry treasonous exercise responsible for the Coup against Trump, the Deep State anti-Trump plotters in the leadership roles of the Obama administration specifically in the FBI, DoJ, CIA, DCI and the IRS.

Now unproven allegations based on Clinton’s phony fusion report, from which errant FISA warrants were issued on false pretenses, rumors cunningly crafted and put into operation by James Comey, ensnares a whole host of conspirators that need to face judgement. If Hillary Clinton, the criminal-in-chief, escapes facing justice because of who she is politically, that will signal the end of legitimate rule of law government and opening the door to the only thing left to satisfy true “deplorable” Americans,“finis terminus acquits!.” It will be terrible!

What is the measure of the Left’s anguish? What is so important to them that they will engage in treason endangering their lives and fortunes to stop Donald Trump from draining the swamp? The answer is available if one only looks. On 10 August, 2017, Foreignpolicy.com reported the firing of a White House Staffer NSC named Rich Higgins. In a memo, Higgins revealed the “Deep State” members within the White House,who were working to undermine Trump. The prime reactionary was Trump’s second Nat. Sec/ adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, who fired Higgins.

Basically, here is a synopsis of the Foreign Policy story: “National Security Council paints a dark picture of media, academics, the “deep state, and other enemies allegedly working to subvert U.S. President Donald Trump, according to a copy of the document obtained by Foreign Policy.
The seven-page document, which eventually landed on the president’s desk, precipitated a crisis that led to the departure of several high-level NSC officials tied to former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn. The author of the memo, Rich Higgins, who was in the strategic planning office at the NSC, was among those recently pushed out.”

The full memo, dated May 2017, is titled “POTUS & Political Warfare.” It provides a sweeping, if at times conspiratorial, view of what it describes as a multi-pronged attack on the Trump White House. Trump is being attacked, the memo says, because he represents “an existential threat to cultural Marxist memes that dominate the prevailing cultural narrative.” Those threatened by Trump include “‘deep state’ actors, globalists, bankers, Islamists, and establishment Republicans.”

The memo is part of a broader political struggle inside the White House between current National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and alt-right operatives with a nationalist worldview who believe the Army general (McMaster) and his crew are subverting the president’s agenda.

The ‘Higgins Memo’ can be read at ForeignPolicy.com or, consult your internet search engine looking for Higgins memo. It’s another window into the dark side. You may be shocked at what you find there.

Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!

“My, Oh My, What A Wonderful Day”

Opinion

“My, Oh My, What A Wonderful Day”
“Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay, My, oh my, what a wonderful day, plenty of sunshine headin’ our way, Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee ay” … Brilliant sunshine as a matter of fact, as the Mueller Report will soon go into historic hibernation for future presidential scholars and doctoral students to pick over for their theses’ on how not to conduct an overt act of conspiratorial political treason against a president who is demonstrably tougher than they are.

Now, that it’s all over but the shouting, what will come out of it? Arrests, trials and imprisonment I hope, but we can’t bet on it as judicial corruption now even spreads to special people, as in the case of the very stupid and untalented actor, Jussie Smollett, released without charge because, presumably, he’s a stupid, untalented black actor. But that’s another story.

The Democrat Party, having worked so hard for so long and to nearly achieve their goal of Socializing America only to have the presidential prize snatched away from them by a bunch of deplorable’s who voted for an outsider, are truly experiencing the effects of Trump Derangement Syndrome. Their behavior is exposing for all to see, the real dangers of allowing unworkable religious and political philosophies to participate in our Representative government as equals.

We have been warned that we would enter a revolutionary phase in American politics, not seen since the blood letting of the Civil War, after Obama became president; one faction fixated on enslaving the entire American population to total government control, for their own good, a sure recipe for more blood letting, while the other faction, preaching the absolute need to ‘conserve’ the Constitution as the leading light and guide of our proven Representative form of government. Alas, never the twain shall meet. We’re in a death struggle.

Out of the mishmash of contending political belief’s, burning like the nuclear core of a growing star, grew a new political faction, the elected elites, composed of idiots who believed their own propaganda that got them elected, who then hired the busy little worker bees who make the bureaucratic Deep State, safe in their sinecure of federal employment, to run the show, make rules without our elected representatives approval and start heading America into the hands of a bureaucratic state not to be meddled with…. until Trump. Dog gone it!

Long ago, the leftists consumed the Democrat party and after doing so, the Progressives consumed the liberals and now, the Progressives are being eaten by Marxists, and soon, no
doubt, the Marxists will be consumed by tyrannically driven Communists, with all the odious apparatus of the Stalinist state to protect it, like the BLM’s, Antifa’s, anarchists and nihilists.

We can sing that happy song now, but these creatures of the Left refuse to be defeated and are already seeking the high ground to pivot to another tactic to stop Trumps rampage through their tattered plans for Americas internal conquest. Pelosi talks Health Care, AOC her Green New Deal, others rants that “the economy is not working for working people,” that the nation needs to alter course so “parents can put food on the table” and “no one is left behind” and, that damn wall had better not be built. Just tugs at the heart strings, doesn’t it?

The Left simply will not admit the truth, inconvenient as it may be, that Trump’s economic boom is benefiting all working people. The truth is not one of their operative words, deceit and lies are what works for them. The Democrats are on the ropes. Now is the time to strike them hard, spare no effort to destroy them before they destroy America. The coup criminals now exposed, cannot be allowed to go free. They must be destroyed, the sooner the better.

Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em!

SOCIALISM OR CAPITALISM – YOU CHOOSE THIS ELECTION!

Opinion, Politics

In the 2018 election for Governor in Georgia the NAMES DON’T MATTER. The election this year is very
simple, you are either voting for Socialism or Capitalism, plain and simple. Don’t let the media fool you
and don’t bother listening to the campaign ads. The trash about either candidate is meaningless.
And, if you are over 50 and a Democrat in Georgia, you are more than likely a moderate Democrat, a Zell
Miller Democrat. A decent hard-working person that has probably been a Democrat all your life. You
have to be just as surprised and sickened by the Democrat platform as Republicans are. I don’t know
what has happened to the Democrat party, but they are attempting to brainwash us just as they have
brainwashed our children into thinking that somehow Socialism is the solution to all the problems in the
United States.

But anyone thinking of voting for any politician in the U.S. that has a socialistic agenda needs to ask
themselves, hmmm, it all sounds good, in fact, too good to be true; free healthcare, free college, $15/hr
wages and home ownership for everyone. Can you name one country that adopted Socialism as a form
of government that is successful? There AREN’T ANY! Within 20 years of a country electing a leader
promoting socialism, the country is deep in debt with its people starving, their currency devalued, and
citizens roaming the streets committing crimes just to feed their children.

Ask yourself, where would the money come from to provide all the free stuff? And, if everything is
provided for you, why work? And as more and more people stop working where would the tax dollars
come from to pay for the free stuff? And if the tax revenue decreases because people have quit
working, those that continue to work will have to pay higher taxes until their tax rate is so high, they
quit work. Then lo and behold the country goes into chaos, like Argentina and Cuba and Italy and
Portugal and Greece just to name a few.

Initially the rest of the world tries to shore them up, of course, which means more countries raising
taxes or cutting services to help countries that have adopted Socialism. They adopted Socialism so that
everyone has equal wealth and “things.” Socialism creates equality alright, everyone becomes equally
poor. Well, except the politicians or dictators that “sold” it to the people under the guise of utopia.
I think you get the picture. Socialism will destroy Georgia and eventually the nation if we don’t wake up
and stop it. All you have to do is see how close Bernie Sanders came to being the Democrat candidate
for President to see how close we came to Socialism. Our young people have been raised as Socialists
RIGHT UNDER OUR NOSES. If you want to do something to stop the communistic movement toward
Socialism vote for capitalism, vote Republican this election.

Written By: Joene DePlancke
Ellijay, Georgia

Raffensperger wins nomination for Secretary of State

Election 2018

Blue Ridge, Ga. – Brad Raffensperger has defeated David Belle Isle in the July Runoff Election.

Raffensperger and Belle Isle vied for the Republican nomination to seek the seat of Georgia Secretary of State. The Secretary of State seat is open with no incumbent as current Secretary of State Brian Kemp moves forward in the gubernatorial race.

With all 159 counties reporting, Raffensperger was able to receive 61.76 percent of the vote while Belle Isle fell short only receiving 38.24 percent.

Raffensperger will move forward to the November General Election where he will face Democratic nominee John Barrow.

 

 

 

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State Republicans will now move to a July Runoff

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Front-runner Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle will face Secretary of State Brian Kemp in General Primary Runoff.

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – The Georgia Gubernatorial Race has heated up as Lt. Governor Casey Cagle will now face Secretary of State Brian Kemp in the July General Primary Runoff.

Cagle and Kemp emerged as front runners in the General Primary, with Cagle showing a slight edge over Kemp by receiving 39 percent of the votes (227,170 total votes). Kemp was not far behind having received 26 percent or 150,051 total votes.

The two candidates will move forward in a 9 week runoff and the winner of this race will move on to face Democrat Stacey Abrams in the Nov. General Election.

Abrams won, receiving 76 percent of the votes (373,829 total votes), over fellow democratic party candidate Stacey Evans.

While a Republican runoff was anticipated in the Georgia Gubernatorial race, other state elections saw similar fates.

Georgia Lieutenant Governor front-runner David Shafer fell shy of a clear win. Shafer pulled in a majority of the votes, 256,230 in total, but this was not enough to avoid a runoff. With Shafer only claiming 49%, he will now face Geoff Duncan in July.

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Shafer took a commanding number of votes, but was just shy of a clean win, and will now face Duncan in July.

Duncan came in a distant second to Shafer receiving 27 percent of the votes (140,741 total votes).

The winner of this runoff will face Democrat Sarah Riggs Amico in the Nov. General Election. Amico pulled in 56 percent of the votes (245,325 total votes) defeating opponent Triana James who received 44 percent.

Campaigns have not ended for Brad Raffensperger or David Belle Isle as they will also face off for in the General Primary Runoff for Georgia Secretary of State.

Raffensperger received 35 percent of the votes (178,502 total votes), moving him into top position. Belle Isle, however, was not far behind having received 29 percent or 145,915 total votes.

Democrat John Barrow will face the winner of this runoff in the Nov. General Election. Barrow was able to make a clean win with 52 percent over challengers Dee Dawkins-Haigler and Rakeim Hadley.

The General Primary Runoff will take place July 24, 2018.

 

 

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What Does the Future Bode?

Opinion

What Does the Future Bode?

The 116th Congress has been sworn in; it’s leadership in serious doubt and its mission, from the Democrat standpoint, confused. It will be a contentious two years. Nancy Pelosi’s place in history, despite the fact she’s’ a dedicated unAmerican Progressive bordering on dementia, is secure. History will reflect she was the first Female House Speaker and the first female elected twice to that position. To be kind to her true but sad legacy, commendations will end there.

Our federal government stands exposed for what it really is, a criminal enterprise operating under the auspices of big business, big government, big banks and, war; always ready for war. That drives the fear that keeps government in operation. All is protected by the now exposed corrupted apparatus of the Deep State, the IRS, the DoJ and the FBI.”

We must seriously forget thinking in terms of Republican vs. Democrat but in terms of ‘Them vs Us,’ us being the “deplorable’s” they so desperately want to rule over. Romney’s recent op-ed remarks made that perfectly clear. Is he one of them or one of us? He’s as corrupt as the rest of ‘em!  Romney focused on form and style not a word on what needs to be done. The American people see Trump for exactly what he is, a do’er who does what he said and gets the things done that needed to be done, like reversing the Progressive agenda the Left labors to preserve.

With political corruption comes the seeds of elitism, implanted into politician who, because he or she has been re-elected time and time again assumes they are better than the voters who put them there and deserve, because of their longevity, to retain the reins of power, even to the point of denying their election losses. That’s why Nancy Pelosi is House Speaker again, despite being a near dimwit, and why she has come to believe she stands as a co-equal with President Trump, clear evidence of her oncoming dementia.

Presently, the Nancy Pelosi refuses to fund a secure border. Five billion dollars funds our government for a day, but naturally, to do so would be giving a political victory to Trump and that they  can’t abide. She’s trying to dampen down Democrat talks of “impeachment” because there is noting there to impeach him for. They’ll wait for the Mueller Report, which I predict will be a twenty pound tome of unprovable BS that Democrats will use to halt all legislative progress.

The new Congress, filled with young new Democrats, poses a problem. The fake news media focuses on the loudest, most flamboyant and really, the stupidest of the new members, Socialist all, who rant on about issues and policies that will never leave the House, let alone be considered in the Senate. The political stalemate is quickly degenerating into a carnival side show for entertainment purposes only. No legislation can possibly come from that quarter.

But also, amongst the newly minted Democrat congressperson’s are CIA and military combat veterans. Why they are Democrats remains a mystery, but the ones I’ve heard speak have not been tainted with the poison of socialism and actually fit better into the old Democrat party’s demographics we once knew and loved so well. I thought I heard a Scoop Jackson today!

But, alas, the House still has its old, decrepit, ignorant, intellectual illuminaries like Maxine Waters to chair the House Finance Committee, Hank, “won’t the Island tip over” Johnson, Sheila Jackson Lee and a few others who, because of their notoriety, or is it possibly their stupidity, find microphones shoved into their faces so they can pontificate on how awful Trump is. It’s time to rearrange our priorities, especially if the GOP intends to remain a viable political party. Remember, freedom is the goal, the Constitution is the way. Now, go get ‘em.

Duncan wins tightest race in July Runoff

Election 2018

Blue Ridge, Ga. – Geoff Duncan narrowly beats out David Shafer in the July Runoff Election.

In what was by far the closest race to take place during the runoff, Duncan beat out Shaffer by a mere 1672 votes. In some precincts across the state this race showed wins by a margin of only 2 votes.

Duncan and Shafer vied for the Republican nomination to seek the seat of Georgia Lt. Governor. The Lt. Governor seat is open with no incumbent as current Lt. Governor Casey Cagle chose to throw his name in the hat for the Republican nomination in the gubernatorial race.

With all 159 counties reporting, Duncan was able to receive 50.15 percent of the vote while Shafer fell short receiving 49.85 percent.

Duncan will move forward to the November General Election where he will face Democratic nominee Sarah Riggs Amico.

David Cooper feels he can reach across party lines and defeat Doug Collins

Election 2018, News, Politics

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – David Cooper will face off against Josh McCall for Georgia’s 9th congressional district seat Democratic nomination. The winner of the May General Primary will then run against Republican incumbent Congressman Doug Collins in the November General Election.

Collins has held the Georgia 9th Congressional District seat since 2013.

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David Cooper seeks Democratic nomination in May General Primary.

Cooper stopped by the Fannin County Democratic meeting to share with Fannin County residents why he feels that he is the best man for the job.

“I am soldier. I have served in the forces that have guarded this country and our way of life, and I am prepared to serve again,” Cooper introduced himself.

Holding a bachelor’s degree in political science and a master’s degree in public administration, Cooper has also had a career working various levels of government and is currently retired from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). During his employment with the EPA, Cooper worked in hazardous waste clean up and also worked in commercializing green options, such as solar, wind, and geothermal.

Because of his background, Cooper feels that he can reach a wide audience: “I speak the language of patriotism and sacrifice. I speak the language of compassion and selfless service. I speak the language of public participation, cost effective regulation and legislation.”

“It is not about giving a speech. It’s not about making a list of here’s my issues, and wouldn’t it be cool if we could do these things. That is what every politician is taught to do,” Cooper said, explaining he wants to see real accomplishments.

“I am an unconventional candidate, and I will be running an unconventional campaign,” Cooper noted, adding that unlike his opponent, McCall, he would in fact seek to sway Republican voters. “I have the skills and experience to have those conversations.”

Cooper is convinced that there is no such thing as a single-issue voter and is confident that he can find common ground and common values among all residents of Georgia’s 9th District.

Cooper summarized his beliefs and his platform into three key elements, with the first being a need to “save democracy”. He feels this can be accomplished by stopping fake news, ensuring clean elections, and implementing term limits.

His second stance is to “protect what we hold dear.” Cooper cited a few areas that deserve our attention and care, with these being social security, medicare, women’s rights, the environment, veterans, and small businesses.

Cooper labeled his final stance as “progress for the future.” He would like to see steps made toward universal health care, common sense gun control, clean energy, fair taxes and affordable education.

“Not free education,” Cooper pointed out, “until we can get healthcare for everybody, don’t talk to me about free education.”

Locally, Cooper would like to work to support small businesses, citing that they are uniquely numerous in our area due to the tourism industry. He feels that one way to promote this would be to “energize the Small Business Administration to do more to support and provide more outreach.”

“That’s how we keep the Georgia 9th vibrant, keep these small businesses going,” Cooper added.

“Collins should not be making rules for anyone,” Cooper spoke of his Republican opponent. “His loyalties are not with the people.”

In the General Primary, Cooper said the focus should not be about himself running against McCall, but instead he advised the crowd, “You need to pick the person who can beat Doug Collins and who has a plan.”

 

 

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Josh McCall prepares to face Doug Collins in upcoming election

Election 2018, News, Politics

BLUE RIDGE, Ga. – Josh McCall hopes to receive the Democratic nomination in the race for Georgia’s 9th congressional district seat.

This seat is currently held by incumbent Congressman Doug Collins. Collins has been Georgia’s 9th District representative since 2013.

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Josh McCall seeks Democratic nomination in May General Primary.

McCall has been traveling the district during his campaign, and made a stop at the Fannin County Democratic meeting to discuss with residents why he should represent our district.

Tired of hearing negativity in politics and disagreeing with many of today’s political moves, McCall stated that it had gotten to the point where he dreaded looking at his phone to get the latest news.

“Inevitably, as though it is some kind of force of fate, I do open my phone because I do care about my country and I want to know what’s happening,” McCall added.

Criticizing the Republicans, McCall referred to the party’s Debt Clock: “because everything that goes into feeding the poor people, those Republicans are putting it on the clock.”

“They just passed a bill handing over the fortunes of our children that was supposed to go into green infrastructure and the educational facilities of tomorrow,” McCall spoke of the party’s hypocrisy, “and it went into the pockets of billionaires.”

McCall added, “Let me tell you the red letters of our (Democrats) debt clock. They are written in the blood of students who died at Parkland. They’re written in the blood of the children who died daily from gun violence in this nation, which is breaking out like an epidemic.”

According to McCall Republicans used to care about urgent matters such as the National Debt and what is being left to the nation’s children, but their concerns have since shifted.

McCall wants to see focus put on healthcare and the costs related to this field, stating, “Those are the threats that are really facing us. You deserve life and you deserve health.”

“It is my fundamental belief that nobody should die because they are poor, and that nobody should be poor because they are dying,” McCall reiterated his passion to see meaningful change.

On national matters, McCall would like to see corporations “put on check” for environmental damage, and for lobbyists and organizations to have less of a hold on our government, citing that NRA (National Rifle Association) money is what stops real change to gun control.

“We are in too many nations right,” McCall said stating that we should pull forces out and invest at home,”There is not a single nation with a possible exception of Korea, that is any better off than it was before we invaded it.”

McCall would like to form a Public Service Coalition to serve at home and focus on social needs. The Civil Conservation Corp. could provide services such as taking care of the elderly in their homes and aid in environmental protection and clean up in exchange for scholarships to colleges.

For a two year term, McCall suggests, participants could receive a two-year technical degree scholarship, and for a four-year term, participants could receive a scholarship for a four year Bachelor’s Degree.

McCall switched gears to speak of his stance on the Second Amendment, “I firmly believe in the Second Amendment. The problem is the NRA does not. They only believe in that second part that makes them money.”

Citing that no one is safe in any public space in today’s climate, McCall emphasized that there is need for a well regulated militia.

“If they are law abiding citizens of sound mind, I want them to have that bolt action rifle. Their hunting rifle,” McCall stated, but also explained that there needs to be meaningful change.

One simple solution that he felt could have a lasting impact would be to have a 10 bullet limit on magazines, and outlaw removable clips. Other solutions would be to have gun owners secure weapons in their homes to keep them away from children. McCall stated that Georgia was number one in the nation for toddlers to die of gun related deaths.

“I don’t believe in confiscation,” McCall made very clear if new reform were to pass.

Locally McCall would like to focus on infrastructure in the 9th District, and have improvements to infrastructure done by people trained in our area.
If McCall were to receive the Democratic nomination, he spoke of where he differs from his Republican opponent Doug Collins.

“I believe that Doug Collins is most vulnerable in his complacency,” McCall stated and added that this election year Collins cannot ignore the Democratic party.

“Compassion and cooperation are the center pieces of my campaign,” McCall said and then added, “That is where he is vulnerable, he has not a compassionate or cooperative bone in his body, and that is our strength.”

McCall concluded by saying, “Am I my brother’s keeper? My answer to that is a resounding yes. This race is truly not about me. I have faith in the people of the 9th District.”

 

Fetch Your News is a hyper local news outlet that attracts more than 300,000 page views and 3.5 million impressions per month in Dawson, Lumpkin, White, Fannin, Gilmer, Pickens, Union, Towns and Murray counties as well as Cherokee County in N.C. FYNTV attracts approximately 15,000 viewers per week and reaches between 15,000 to 60,000 per week on our Facebook page. For the most effective, least expensive local advertising, call 706-276-6397 or email us at advertise@FetchYourNews.com

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