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.
I've decided that this week's column won't be mono-topical, but let's do some quick observations, that will be expanded upon during tomorrow's radio show (92.9 FM at 9:00 a.m.). And with the ability to add sarcasm to the vocal inflection, it might be a bit more entertaining than what we can do with the written word.
Thank you, Hillary. You have proven my point, even if the mainstream media won't report accurately about your comments. It is all about power with the liberal elite. You don't want your followers to be civil until you are back in power. Get in our faces, call us names, threaten our children. Isn't your 'threat' comparable to pointing a gun at our heads and saying, "vote for us or else"?
Everyone lies. Conversely, everyone tells the truth also. These are undeniable truths of life. While these truths do apply to individuals, they also apply to demographic groups. Over the last two weeks we have heard the radical wing Democrat party tell us that women MUST be believed when they make accusations of sexual assault, misconduct, rape, or whatever the term of the day happens to be. And we’ve been told that men, especially white Republican men, are not innocent until proven guilty, but rather they must prove they are innocent of the allegations.
The presumption of course is that women claiming to have been sexually assaulted would not lie about it. The consequences to them are too severe. They are ridiculed, called liars, and other very descriptive, derogatory terms. To come forward with such allegations is no doubt difficult, but to say that all women tell the truth about these situations is itself a lie.
Pathetic is not a strong enough word to describe the behavior of not only the Democrats, but their supporters, over the past couple of weeks during the hearings regarding Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the Supreme Court. Over the last year and a half, we have watched the left wing become more and more vicious in their attempts to derail the current administration and regain power for themselves. It has culminated in one of the most disgusting displays of vile behavior that I have ever seen.
The hypocrisy is unbelievably apparent to most of us, but I have a lot of acquaintances that either don’t want to see it or willfully ignore it because they hate white men, President Trump, Christians, conservatives, or some other group so much that they can’t see what is going on right in front of their eyes. There is more evidence to prove Keith Ellison assaulted his ex-girlfriends, than the flimsy allegation made against Judge Kavanaugh, yet the Democrats support him becoming Attorney General. Do you think he will strongly prosecute similar allegations that come before his department?
Christine Blasey Ford makes allegations of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. These allegations deserve to be taken seriously as do any such allegations. But according to the left wing, Ford should be taken seriously and should not be questioned. Thus it is incumbent upon Kavanaugh to prove his innocence, rather than his accuser or prosecutors to prove his guilt, against 'facts' that don't include the date, time, place, or other relevant facts.
Yet when 'Beto' O'rourke's past, burglary and DWI arrests are brought up, we are told that is old news and not relevant to his race for Ted Cruz's seat. And let's not pay attention to Beto's Daddy getting the charges dropped or reduced.
We have documented not only on the radio show but in the pages of the blog or in previous columns how liberals claim to be fighting for your rights and your freedoms: that they want you to have ability to do what you want. Look at a lot of these people who are now entrenched in the political system. They were the radicals of the 60s and 70s fighting against 'the man.' But their way is to have conformity. They enact laws that make sure we all act alike or share the same opinions. If you have a different opinion than them you must be a racist or a bigot.
I have been watching closely the increasing number of arrests in England where people are being arrested just because they said something that someone else might find offensive. Of course, most of the time these are people speaking out against the activities of the Muslim community or they disagree with the liberals in some way. Last week I saw an article where a blogger was arrested for strongly criticizing the national health system and the rationing of health care. But who decides what is 'hate speech?'
Dr. Thomas Sowell was at a forum, not sure when, I was just watching the video. He made a comment about ‘multiculturalism’ that was typically insightful. What ‘multiculturalism’ boils down to is that you can praise any culture in the world except western culture and you cannot blame any culture in the world for anything except western culture.
Every culture has at some time in its history engaged in slavery. If you listen to the left wing, it’s only white Eurocentric men that owned slaves. Recorded history not only tells us that every culture has owned slaves but that every culture has been enslaved. Funny how the left only talks about one culture being enslaved. Isn’t it funny how some cultures still enslave others today, but we never hear about it?
Jaden Smith, Will Smith’s son, is the perfect example of why parents can’t let kids raise themselves. I’m not just talking about letting them self-identify, whether that be gender or sexual orientation; I’m talking about not berating them when they say something so moronically stupid that it makes your head hurt. We have a responsibility as parents to teach our kids about right/wrong or consequential thinking. Jaden is infamous for his ‘philosophical’ tweets that make absolutely no sense. Recently he tweeted the following: If we exhale more than we inhale, we feed the plants. This will end world hunger. #letitout #veggies #likeduh. I’m not sure how you can physically exhale more than you inhale, but I have a sneaky feeling that it wouldn’t be good.
Lying is OK. I’m not talking about the little white lies that we often tell to spare someone’s feelings or avoid an argument, I’m talking about things that matter. Lying about things that make a difference, can destroy the trust in a relationship or an institution. We have allowed lying to become acceptable, but only if we like the person or agree with their politics. It’s really an amazing phenomenon to observe if you can sit back and detach from the actual lies being told.
Urban Meyer is a big time college football coach. He’s been at Utah, Florida, and most recently Ohio State. He has a history of winning, not just games but conference and national championships. He’s also guilty of lying, repeatedly and often. Not just to the media, not just to fans, but to his employers. That should be an offense resulting in termination. Because if your employee is going to lie to you repeatedly, when that employee has a morals clause in his contract, shouldn’t he be let go?
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