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There’s an outstanding article up on American Greatness by Thaddeus G. McCotter. Please read the whole thing. He points out the the left is no longer interested in helping the poor and the working classes – rather than making the poor wealthier, now the left seeks to make everyone poorer, to protect their own wealth. As Mr. McCotter says,
In sum, the WEF goal is not creation of prosperity, but the management of scarcity. In this, they have found a willing partner in the apocalyptic climate cult, which is more than happy to scare and coerce people into latching onto their mutual, radical, socialist agenda.
This may seem a bit over the top to some. The author anticipates these criticisms and asks that you consider the following:
Sure, there will be those who dispute this. First, however, I would ask them to ponder the following: During my youth in the mid-1980s, I well recall Live Aid, where musicians combined to hold a fundraising concert to provide food to starving Ethiopians. There were songs, “Do They Know It’s Christmas” by Band Aid, and “We Are the World” by USA for Africa, as well as an album to provide further assistance to the hungry of Africa. There is even a remake of the Christmas song by Band Aid 30, released in 2014. It was a noble cause, recognizing that hunger is a political problem; and one that the creation of more food and its unfettered, humane distribution can ameliorate. Today, however, the EU supports farmland eradication to prevent climate change. If one wonders how the elites can promote and impose this policy to reduce the amount of food available in world where hunger has not been eradicated, one should acquaint themselves with the works of Thomas Robert Malthus.
So rather than feeding the hungry, today the left wants to ban modern farming.
If food gets more expensive, John Kerry can afford it. But starving Africans cannot. And apparently today’s left does not care. Or, as the author points out, perhaps the left actually agrees with Malthus and modern environmentalists – humans are a cancer on the earth. So fewer humans is better. Omelets and eggs and all that.
So leftists are willing to kill poor people to make the earth nicer. This place would be so much more pleasant without all those smelly brown people, you see. With leftists, it can be difficult to discern apathy from sociopathic tendencies from thinly veiled hate.
But this is the beauty of democracy, right? If we don’t like hateful vicious leftists, of course we can just vote them out of power, right?
Well, no. Firstly, anyone willing to kill poor people for money or power is not likely to be above fixing an election using whatever means are at their disposal. Second, their real power comes from unelected bureaucrats, NGOs, global organizations like the UN and WEF, and lots of other people you’ve never heard of who are not up for election.
The left is ruthless. Maybe somebody like Donald Trump actually makes sense in this situation. I can’t believe I’m saying that. I’m not even sure I believe it – it’s difficult to wrap my head around. Mr. Trump is a very difficult person to like, or to trust with dealing with delicate situations.
But we’re not up against JFK, here. We’re up against an American left that cheats in elections and prosecutes its political opposition. And we’re up against a global left which is increasingly open about its true goals, of reducing the number of people on earth by making everyone poorer and hungrier. Such people obviously don’t play nice, so anyone effective at dealing with them is unlikely to be nice.
Tim Scott seems like a nice person. I’d be happy to vote for him for President. But I’m not sure he’s the type of person we need to take on today’s ruthless leftists.
I don’t see how this ends well. Perhaps it can. But when the left intentionally impoverishes and kills millions of people while publicly boasting of their virtue for doing so, they’re flirting with inciting violent uprisings around the world. Perhaps all at once, when people start getting hungry. And I’m sure the left knows that, and is presumably preparing for it. My God.
I just don’t see how this ends well.
Perhaps the last great hope of Western Civilization rests with – ummm… – with Donald J. Trump. My goodness.
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