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Undeniably Right

Mike Mustang

I believe what I say and believe I am right. Thus, the title of my column, Undeniably Right. Take it as you will, that I'm a conservative or I have a huge ego and believe I am always correct. Sometimes those things overlap, sometimes not.

Mike Rowse

It's a tactic used by so many politicians over the years; if you want support for anything, say something that evokes a strong emotional response in the voter base and you will most likely get their support. Fear happens to be the most effective of those emotions and the Democrats have done an outstanding job of using the tactic.

Whether it's taking away someone's rights, killing grandma, starving children, or tearing families apart, the liberals have been able to create strong emotions among the people and stay in power. The problem is that most of the time what they are telling you is absolutely false. When the narrative is somewhat accurate, it's usually the policies favored by the liberals that will kill grandma or starve kids.

Guess post on this column, with permission from the columnist. 

https://caitlinjohnstone.com/2019/06/24/you-are-fighting-in-the-most-important-battle-of-all-time/ 

If you are reading this, it’s most likely the result of a series of events in your life which have drawn your interest and attention to the fact that our world is quite a bit different from what we’ve been told by our school teachers, by the news media, by Hollywood, and by politicians.

Have you ever compromised in order to get some of what you wanted rather than nothing? Yes you have. You have probably supported political compromises from your favorite elected officials for the same reason. Yet, when it comes to the history of America, the left doesn't seem to understand the compromises that were made in order to create this nation.

Nike listened to its 'expert' on social issues, Colin Kaepernick, and pulled a shoe bearing the "Betsy Ross Flag" from distribution because CK said it offended him. Not only that, it offended all blacks because that flag, like the Confederate battle flag, represented slavery. I did not know that, and I went to school at a time when they actually taught some U.S. history.

Let's sum up the Democrat candidates for their presidential nomination stance on the major issues: Iran having a nuclear weapon is good but Americans having guns is bad. Killing unborn babies, even after they're born, is OK but children in cages is not. At what age is it OK to put them in a cage just so we're clear? Going to college is good; paying for college yourself is bad. The rest of the world is perfect; America is broken and evil. Everything that Obama and Bill Clinton did is good, but when Trump does the same thing it's bad. Government run health care in the rest of the world is excellent, and our health care system is the worst. Just ask the veterans and Native Americans who get free government health care. We love tolerance unless you disagree with us, then you must be silenced.

A Congressional committee began hearings regarding forming a committee to conduct a study to conclude that America must pay the descendants of black slaves reparations. Which essentially means every black person is entitled to a payment the amount and type of which is yet to be determined.

There were the typical liberal star witnesses, like Danny Glover, who testified about racism, poverty, the inability of black people to succeed in America. The liberals love to trot out celebrities with the hopes of not only getting some more publicity for their 'cause' but also the idea that they get to rub elbows with the famous.

The USA women’s soccer team opened play in the Women’s World Cup on Tuesday with a decisive victory over Thailand, 13-0. Their actions in that dominating win and prior to the game have fueled the controversy that has surrounded the team for the last several months. This comes at a time when they are the favorites to defend their World Cup championship that should be galvanizing interest not only in the team but also in women’s soccer in general. Instead, their actions and statements are turning many away from watching them.

The fallacy of increasing the minimum wage to help low wage workers has been proven to be just that, a fallacy, time and time again. Yet more and more governmental bodies at every level continue to push for an increased minimum wage, even though they realize it is actually hurting the very people they want to help.

Seattle was not the first city to implement such a plan but they may be one of the first to release the results of a comprehensive survey into the results. The analysis of the data and the city administration's reaction tell us everything we need to know about minimum wage laws and politicians.

This week it was difficult to decide what to write about in the column. It's not like there's a shortage of topics to discuss: maybe Robert Mueller's self-serving statement, James Comey's fictional op-ed, the privately built border wall in Santa Teresa, immigration, or you get the idea. It just seems that I'd be repeating the same themes over and over again.

Maybe I could remind people to listen to My World on KSCQ 92.9 FM each Saturday at 9:00 a.m. We'll be talking about many of those topics plus the stupid criminals and Darwin award nominees that inhabit our planet. Or my new radio venture that will begin Tuesday on KNFT 102.9 FM. A Piece of My World debuts at 7:00 a.m. but will be a bit different from the show or this column.

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