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December 02, 2016
Face it: He isn't even inaugurated and sworn-in yet, and he's already making a huge, positive difference. The whole attitude of the population has taken a major positive and optimistic turn.
In Chapter 10 of Culture=Religion+Politics we laid out a plan to take down the News Media, which has become more and more Culturally Marxist since Woodrow Wilson's "seduction" of the whole news media industry. The whole media is now Marxist to the core, even if most Journalists don't even know what they are. They still lie, as all Marxists do, ostensibly for the betterment of society, having been indoctrinated into becoming Useful Idiots in the service of Marxist Social Justice. And they have come to believe their own lies.
But our not-yet-inaugurated new President is already taking down the media, just as part of his own natural inclination. He doesn't need anyone's advice to do it; he's just doing it, and doing it very effectively.
One day this week, while in the lobby of one of my customers, the large screen TV was on CNN, and I saw a banner running across the bottom saying "President Elect Trump has not had one single press conference since the election!". The sound was down, but the faces of the commentators showed shock and awe; they were obviously outraged.
And his announcement that he was handing over the reigns of his businesses to his children, was given to the world through a video-taped speech, which I'm sure is available on YouTube. No called press conference for this announcement, simply because he didn't need one to get his message out, undiluted, and unedited, and un-propagandized by them.
President Elect Trump Tweets to the world, and he Tweets prodigiously. The big-shot, multi-million dollar contracted Talking Heads have been turned into nothing more than re-tweeters of Trump's original tweets. And there's nothing they can do about it.
What happened to their privileged "Access"?
Are they all still worth all the megabucks they are paid, when their ratings are about to plummet, if they aren't plummeting already?
President Elect Trump has no need of any Press Secretary. He has no need of ever holding a press conference again. He has no need of allowing correspondents to maintain facilities and or even a presence in the White House, on Air Force One, in any travel entourages, or even to allow press "credentials" to be recognized, allowing any access not available to the rest of the non-government citizenry.
Last time I looked, the press was not mentioned in Article One Section Eight of the Constitution, and so they are not any legitimate part of the federal government.
As no part of the government, the press should be made to compete for elbow-room behind the rope-lines and in the visitor's galleries with the rest of us ordinary citizens. This would not be any kind of attack on "Freedom of the Press", because they would still be perfectly free to publish and broadcast whatever they chose to publish and broadcast.
In this technological and highly communicative day and age, why should the media Marxists get any more access to power than anyone else, especially when we all know what they are?
I don't know about you, but I'm loving it.
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Date: Fri Dec 02 07:17:37 2016
Location: Chandler, Az
Absolutely spot on. Almost all so-called news anchors, reporters, and the like do not report the news but report their biased "opinions" about the news. Anyone with even a modicum understanding of how propaganda techniques (as exampled by accusatory journalism) are employed to influence a viewer/reader/listener should notice what is taken place. I've known this since my service during the Vietnam War (the misreporting of the war), my attendance at University (the influence of socialist/communist leaning professors over thought), and just in general.
Date: Fri Dec 02 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
Exactly right. For years and years my chief worry was that not enough of us were recognizing it. But now, perhaps, more and more are waking up to it. As a vet, you might be interested in the Vietnam War page, having been there.
Date: Sat Dec 03 02:17:40 2016
Location: learlake oaks / No.Ca / USA
Spot on Vic. good post !
Glad you came about & took another look.
I really believe Trump will get us there making America great again plus destroying the left. fellow vet 64-69 coastal gunboats I'll never forgive the press for their lies.
Date: Sat Dec 03 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
I started out a solid Ted Cruz supporter, until Trump won and I had no choice. However, now it seems likely that Cruz might have taken a more conventional approach, gentleman that he is. (Maybe.)
And Trump just keeps proving (to me) that what's really needed now is a Bull in the China shop, Git-R-Done, strong, decisive manager type, who will not hesitate to kick any ass that needs kicking.
I believe, and pray, that for whatever Trump may lack in Constitutional understanding he will make up for with love of America, good business/economic sense, recognition of our enemies and simple common sense.
And that he will learn (and love) the Constitution as he goes.
At the root, he may be more like all of us than anyone else in Washington DC.
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Satanic Unreason in Modern Liberal Thought. Satanic Unreason, Unreality and Insanity rule the Left, in philosophy, theology, material science, mathematics, politics, psychology, you name it. Is Trump instinctively above it all?
The Marxist Cloward-Pivoning of Trump's Administration. Overloading Government at every level of Marxist Organization.
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Trumping the Media, Trumping The Establishment, and Trumping Marxism. President Elect Trump is Trumping the System that has been running us into the ground, and he is just Trumping it "naturally".
Catholicism in America: Bringing Order to a Disordered Politics. Is Catholicism in America to be increasingly relegated to discredited "Outsider" minority status, or might it actually restore Good Social Order?
Emoticon Bigotry: the induced bigotry symptom within Emoticon Syndrome. The Educationally Induced Emoticon Syndrome project introduces Emoticon Bigotry, making the student a hopeless bigot, just like his teachers.
The Making of Emoticons: Highly "Educated" Emotional Cripples. Our Universities are not merely cranking out anti-American Marxists, but also Emoticons. Trained Emoters, as opposed to trained Thinkers.
Restoring USA: The simple (but difficult) task before our new President. Generations of unresisted Leftist damage and culture-rot cloud the simple task of restoring the original idea of the USA.
Anti-God, Anti-Nature and Anti-USA. Breaking America's relationship with God and perverting man's view of Nature, first, in the Anti-USA Agenda of the Left.
God, Nature and the USA. The unique relationship between God, the Author of Nature, and the "Natural" political organization of the USA, as Declared and as Constituted.
Giving thanks for the Intercession of Our Lady, Queen of Heaven and Earth. Storming Heaven with Prayer must not end now; pray for Heaven's Guidance of President Trump.
On the nature of Warfare, on the eve of 2016 Election Day. In this world, you can wage Spiritual Warfare, Political Warfare or Military Warfare. But standing neutral will not save you or your children from evil in this wold.
PC Speech Control Vs. 1st Amendment Freedom of Speech: Place your bets. Politically Correct Speech Control is ever increasingly taking charge of Constitutional America. Is everybody happy?
The "Pre-Existing Condition" Progressive Marxist Psychological Trick. Insurance is protection against future misfortune, not past misfortune. How could anyone insure against past events?
We now clearly see all evil coalescing round Comrade Madam Hillary. All the forms of evil coalescing in Madam Hillary and her Party are at long last visible, and therefore defeatable, all at once.
Leftist Rioters need our empathy; law enforcement against them is a no-no. Leftist rioters and anarchists are publicly sympathized with, even at the expense of civil order, public safety and property rights.
Rush hit another home run describing all the "PC Vapors" after the last debate. The whole Media, and even Glenn Beck, got the PC Vapors and nearly feinted, trying to shield the children's ears during the debate.
Did Trump just Flip? He will now "deal" with Marxocratism and Obamunism? The Donald has flipped before, but this may be the flip to end all flips. If HE won't stop the destruction, WHO WILL?
Trump and Palin: Why are they considered to be the incompatible "Odd Couple"? If there's an incompatible "Odd Couple" it is the Tea Party and the Republicrat Party, not Trump and Palin, both of whom fully intend to stop exactly what we the people want stopped.
How "Trumpism" trumps pseudo-conservatism, and is not Obamunism. Trumpism: A turning away from the treacherous Republicrat Party's treason, toward the only imperfect alternative.
Cruz and Trump Rise Again, and the Elites still don't get it. The Candidate who actually recognizes the existing war and then properly prosecutes it will win all the marbles.
Trump Confounds the Republicrats and Flummoxes the Marxocrat Party's Media. Trump continues to confound the Left, including the "Bipartisan" Republicrat Party.
A prayer for President Trump, that through him we may return to justice. That the huge responsibility may humble him to his knees, bless and inspire him to lead us in a return to True Justice.
Trump v Clinton = Ignorance & Indifference v Machiavellian Evil. Choosing Trump v Clinton is easy; it's choosing amoral love of country v pure, deceitful, evil intending, flat out immorality.
The Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Rope-A-Dope Political Trick. Getting the populace all exercised to grow the government over yet another political false premise involving yet another imaginary Constitutional "Right".
Forced Return to Constitutionalism: The Only Realistic Swamp-Draining. The only realistic way to "Drain The Swamp" is to brutally club anti-Constitution Government Officials back under their own Constitution, or out of Government altogether.
The Apolitical Lord Jesus, Who Split Religion and Politics. Until Jesus, Religion and Politics were Combined. Jesus hit history with a force that split time itself, established the New Calendar and Split Worldly and Ecclesial Government Apart.
Trump Flips: Are they Flips, or "Art Of The Deal" Deal-Making? Note that in every so-called Trump Flip-Flop, Trump winds up in a much better relationship and/or a much stronger negotiating position with some former adversary.
A Trump Inspired Global Turning: A World Returning to Cultural Sanity. Kiss the notions of a "Post-Christian World" and a "Post-American World" goodbye. We may be seeing a Massive Global Turning Away from Imminent Global Disaster.
Trump Hitting Syrian Airbase was the Right Thing To Do. "Do the Right Thing." Advice you should have gotten from your Father, Mother, Priest, Elders, Teachers. etc. A thing is either Right or Wrong. It's not Democratic; it's Right or Wrong.
Why does Flynn need Legal Immunity? Because the Legal Process is so Corrupt. So long as the Senate, the House and Courts, Judges and Justices up and down the line are driven by Political Party Agenda and not by the Constitution or the Law as written, Truth does not matter.
Repealing Obamacare means getting the federal government completely out of it. The Political Parties will never repeal it. Repeal it Hell; Kill it, and the States and Private Sector will scramble for the business. Strike it down as flagrantly unconstitutional and illegal law.
Trump, the Freedom Caucus and the Bogus Health Care "Entitlement". The Freedom Caucus was right; but Dead Right; the rest of the Party Opposed them. Trump is making them unite, as a Party, while fracturing a unified Marxocrat Party.
Trumping The Parties: President Trump is Changing American Politics. President Trump's Deal Making is out manipulating the professional manipulators of the Washington Establishment Club, and picking apart their Political Parties.
Breaking Government "Sausage-Making" to Repeal Obamacare. Political Government Sausage Making versus plain and simple Constitutional Government is the sole problem with repealing Obamacare.
Notable Quotable Judie Brown, on Trump, Life and Death. American Life League's Quotable Judie Brown nailed the essence of the response to Trump's offer to Planned Parenthood.
Liar, Liar, Pants On Fire, Nose As Long As A Telephone Wire. "Liar Liar" applies to the whole Washington Establishment, both of their Parties and their whole Fake News Media, in their obsessive-compulsive mission to destroy Trump.
Trump Rising: "We'll fully fund Planned Parenthood if they stop Abortions." Planned Parenthood's Answer: No! We're PROUD to be committing Abortions!
Unconstitutional Obamacare, and Unconstitutional Replacementcare. If federal control of private industry is illegal, then why would any sworn-in, honest and fully conscious Congress simply replace one blatant illegality with another?
Wiretapping Trump: Why is anyone surprised? Wiretapping Trump may be among the least of all the Obamunist - Marxocrat Party crimes against the Constitution and the Citizenry of the USA.
Original Design preserves the Church, and preserves America. The Original Design of the Church was of Divine Authorship. The Original Design of the USA was as "perfect" as any mere men could ever design.
On the Establishment Rage aimed at President Trump. Globalist, Marxist, Anti-American, Anti-Christian, Anti-Law, Unbalanced Establishment Rage aimed at the Trump Presidency and Agenda, is Dedicated and Committed to Destroying his Presidency.
Trump Speak: What's new in Trump's speech to Congress? Nothing whatsoever. Trump Speak is People Speak. He's been saying the exact same things from the very beginning. The Establishment, the Media and all other Globalists and Cultural Marxists were never even listening, until now.
Amnesty Schmamnesty! Feelings are feelings and the law is the law. "Feelings" and "Values" and "Who We Are" and other Freudian-Marxian tricks are not the law, and they do nothing for National Security other than to harm it.
How Sworn in Operators of the Law can actually Hate the Law.
The Marxocrat Party, John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, John McCain,
Lindsey Graham, etc., all solemnly sworn to uphold the Law, but who
actually Hate The Law.
Who is guaranteed Freedom of the Press? CNN, or you and me?
The First Amendment Rights were written to protect all Citizens, not to
solely protect Partisan Propagandist Corporations to the exclusion of
Draining Swamps (Plural) through the Information Revolution. Well, ya gotcher Global Swamp, ya gotcher National Swamps andja gotcher Catholic Clerical Swamp. And Information Technology is the Roto-Rooter in all of them.
President Trump and the Strong, Manly Leadership we were all looking for. Strong, Manly Leadership has finally arrived in America. The Church still waits for it.
Watching President Trump Breaking the Fake News Media. Wow. I mean, like, wow. Watching Trump Breaking the Fake News Media is the Best Show In Town. It's a beautiful thing.
Evil Globalist Desperation drives the Rush to Impeach Trump. They are desperate to find a way to impeach Trump, now, while they still own the Chief Justice and an "Establishment" majority in Congress.
The still unrecognized evil goal of the Trump Opposition.
It isn't just Trump they are after, and it isn't just Constitutional
America they seek to destroy. The unrecognized evil goal is Globalism, and the end of nations and liberty of man.
President Trump, a Sign of Contradiction in the World. Am I the only one who sees Trump as what we are all called to be but are not; a sign of contradiction in the world, opposed by many? Or am I nuts?
The George Soros Republicrats. Is anyone surprised that Soros money backed McCain, Graham, Ryan, Rubio, etc.? I'm not.
Massive Public Outrage for Hire, to the Highest Bidder. The Woman's March on Washington, the ongoing Airport Demonstrations, all, and more, all bought and paid for, in advance.
On "Killer" Putin and the Indefensible Trump Remarks. Putin's a Killer, but, like, we're not, so we should all just run and hide from Putin. Right?
Party-Breaking: Trump's Key to American Greatness. Trump's real key to Making American Great Again is to break allegiance to Party and return sole allegiance to Constitutional America.
Potentially Wrong Decisiveness v Always Wrong Indecision. President Trump's bold decisiveness contrasted with Pope Francis' Pronounced Indecision.
The "Hitlerian" Trump Slander: Communism's Oldest Deceptive Strategy. Fake News Media, the Pope, the Marxocrat Party, and even Republicrat "Establishment" types raise the specter of Nazism associated with "Populist" President Trump, who isn't even an ideologue.
The Inaugural aftermath shows that the Establishment still doesn't get it. Horror of horrors! Trump keeps saying what he always keeps saying! And the Marxocrats may be Marxified, but the Republicrats are just plain Stupidified.
Praying for President Trump on Inauguration Day.
Invoking the Protection of the Holy Spirit on our new President as all
of American and world Cultural Marxism becomes more and more dangerously
The Anti-Reality of Show Biz, exemplified by "The View". Leftist opposition to Nature, Men, Christianity, Life, Human Babies, Marriage, etc., amounts to insane opposition to Reality itself, by nearly all of Hollywood.
All the Congressmen boycotting Trump's inauguration are of one Marxist mindset. How much ya wanna bet all the Congressmen boycotting the inauguration should have been impeached from office and charged with criminal malfeasance in office long ago?
Wouldn't it drive Fake-News nuts if President Trump joined the March For Life? The whole Marxocrat Party, their Fake News Media and All Hollywood Nobility would go ballistic.
Is Putin's Hack of our Election why Hillary Won the Popular Vote? If the Russian Election Hack actually affected the election, maybe that's why the Popular Vote went to Hillary.
Cyber Security: A Globally Accessible Totally Secure system is an oxymoron. A computer system may be globally accessible or totally secure, but not both at the same time.
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