The Predators

The welfare-warfare statists are firmly in power and their opposition is all but impotent. The establishment plays grandmaster-level chess and high-stakes poker while the opposition plays Old Maid. The ruling-class has long-term goals and a long-term strategy. They are patient, organized, unafraid, undaunted, relentless, focused, always on offense, and attacking on every front. Witness how many fronts they have opened against the ordinary, law-abiding, but hapless, politically ignorant, house-trained American citizen–trillion-dollar corporate bailouts; a national debt now estimated at over $100 trillion dollars and growing; monstrous tax increases with which to pay off their political patrons; Obamacare; Common Core; climate change, perhaps the greatest hoax ever foisted upon mankind; huge government land grabs; internet control; unprecedented invasions of privacy by numerous government agencies; and millions of the Uninvited freely crossing our borders with the encouragement and complicity of officials at the highest levels of our government.  (It is true we are a nation of immigrants, but our immigrant forebears were a self-reliant people.  They were not the beneficiaries of forced charity, nor was it their intent to take advantage of a generous citizenry.)
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Hong Kong Student Protests

The differences between student-led movements in this country and in Hong Kong are striking. One need look no further than their respective demands and the ideas that animate their protests.  When American college students are moved enough to organize, they are almost always calling for more “freebies,” not more freedom, as the courageous students today in Hong Kong are doing. The students in Hong Kong are speaking truth to serious power, with all too serious consequences for questioning and challenging their ruthless masters in Beijing.  When the Hong Kong protests have subsided, those lucky enough to avoid imprisonment will likely face a bleak future.  With their government dossiers stamped “Counterrevolutionary” or “Traitor,” their once-bright job prospects and promising careers will, in many cases, have evaporated. Continue reading