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President TrumpDonald J. Trump is poised to become the Great Liberator for black folk. This Republican Convention is the Trump Party Convention, thanks be to God. Starting on the very first evening, President Trump’s list of speakers* began to make the case based on candidate Donald J. Trump’s fulfilling his 2016 New Deal for Black America** to the limit of Article II powers, (as unconstitutionally expanded by a corrupt Congress and Supreme Court). President Trump has faithfully acted within the limits of the Constitution as written until the other two branches did the two-step of breaching their own duties and claiming the presidency, just not Donald Trump, had expanded authority to act. If Lincoln was the Great Emancipator, then President Trump is poised to become the Great Liberator, freeing Americans of every shade of melanin from the Administrative State and the unholy alliance of Bushie Chamber of Commerce Republicans and Marxist Democrats.

The Bushie Chamber of Commerce Republican’ts have had since January 21, 2001, to fix federal election fraud. They have willfully failed and obstructed real defense of our republican form of government. The Democrats are who they have been since repeater gangs stuffed ballot boxes along the eastern shore of the Mississippi before the Civil War, defending slavery. The current Congressional Republican’ts are the morally corrupt crew who used the cover of the Sacrament of the Filibuster to preserve Democrats’ racial terrorism, blocking every attempt to stop white supremacist states with anti-“lynching” legislation.

“Lynching” was a deceptive term for ritual public torture-murder. Think the charred remnants of American contractors suspended from a bridge in Iraq. That is what good old all-American boys did with southern belles looking on. And bits and pieces were displayed in shop windows in jars of preservative on main street.

That is exactly and precisely what the Sacred Filibuster was designed to protect. And the Bushes’ brand of Republicans, the creatures of the Chamber of Commerce, not Reagan’s brigade, were and are fully complicit. See Tim Scott ringing his hands on the Senate floor about a police reform bill but not saying a peep about McConnell and the rest of the old white people of the National Republican Senate Committee preserving the very Senate rule that has been used against equal justice for black folk for the past century and three quarters.

Mind you, the Senate Democrats have served notice that the filibuster will be swept aside the first time the Republicans try to use it next term if Democrats take the White House and the Senate Majority. Yes, they will do so in the name of racial justice, smearing Tim Scott as a house n-word. He knows this but fails to act now, bludgeoning the old Southern white McConnell and his crew when it might still make some difference.

Just as it took two elections, both of which all the “experts” called spectacularly wrong, to ram BREXIT down the UK uniparty cultural and economic elite’s throat, so it appears the hobbits (McCain’s sneer), bitter clingers (Obama), and deplorables (Clinton and the French Davidians) will have to just do it themselves a second time.


* Monday
Senator Tim Scott (R-SC)
House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (LA-01)
Representative Matt Gaetz (FL-01)
Representative Jim Jordan (OH-04)
Former Ambassador Nikki Haley
Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel
Georgia State Representative Vernon Jones
Amy Johnson Ford
Kimberly Guilfoyle
Natalie Harp
Charlie Kirk
Kim Klacik
Mark and Patricia McCloskey
Sean Parnell
Andrew Pollack
Donald Trump, Jr.
Tanya Weinreis

** Trump’s New Deal for Black America

Nobody needs to tell African-Americans in this country that the old new deal from the Democratic Party isn’t working for them. In election after election, Democratic party leaders take African-American voters for granted and year after year the condition of Black America gets worse. The conditions in our inner cities today are unacceptable. Too many African-Americans have been left behind.

African-Americans need a new deal from their next president. Donald Trump is proposing just that. The following are ten promises announced by Donald Trump on October 26, 2016 in Charlotte, NC that will define a new deal for Black America:

1. Great Education Through School Choice. We will allow every disadvantaged child in America to attend the public, private, charter, magnet, religious or home school of their choice. School choice is the great civil rights issue of our time, and Donald Trump will be the nation’s biggest cheerleader for school choice in all 50 states. We will also ensure funding for Historic Black Colleges and Universities, more affordable 2 and 4-year college, and support for trade and vocational education.

2. Safe Communities. We will make our communities safe again. Every poor African-American child must be able to walk down the street in peace. Safety is a civil right. We will invest in training and funding both local and federal law enforcement operations to remove the gang members, drug dealers, and criminal cartels from our neighborhoods. The reduction of crime is not merely a goal – but a necessity.

3. Equal Justice Under the Law. We will apply the law fairly, equally and without prejudice. There will be only one set of rules – not a two-tiered system of justice. Equal justice also means the same rules for Wall Street.

4. Tax Reforms to Create Jobs and Lift up People and Communities. We will lower the business tax from 35 percent to 15 percent and bring thousands of new companies to our shores. We will also have a massive middle-class tax cut, tax-free childcare savings accounts, and childcare tax deductions and credits. We will also have tax holidays for inner-city investment, and new tax incentives to get foreign companies to relocate in blighted American neighborhoods. We will empower cities and states to seek a federal disaster designation for blighted communities in order to initiate the rebuilding of vital infrastructure, the demolition of abandoned properties, and the increased presence of law enforcement.

5. Financial Reforms to Expand Credit to Support New Job Creation. We will have financial reforms to make it easier for young African-Americans to get credit to pursue their dreams in business and create jobs in their communities. Dodd-Frank has been a disaster, making it harder for small businesses to get the credit they need. The policies of the Clintons brought us the financial recession – through lifting Glass-Steagall, pushing subprime lending, and blocking reforms to Fannie and Freddie. It’s time for a 21st century Glass Steagall and, as part of that, a priority on helping African-American businesses get the credit they need. We will also encourage small-business creation by allowing social welfare workers to convert poverty assistance into repayable but forgive-able micro-loans.

6. Trade That Works for American Workers. We will stop the massive, chronic trade deficits that have emptied out our jobs. We won’t let our jobs be stolen from us anymore. We will stop the offshoring of companies to low-wage countries and raise wages at home – meaning rent and bills become instantly more affordable. We will tell executives that if they move their factories to Mexico or other countries, we will put a 35% tax on their product before they ship it back into the United States.

7. Protection from Illegal Immigration. We will restore the civil rights of African-Americans, Hispanic-Americans, and all Americans, by ending illegal immigration. No group has been more economically-harmed by decades of illegal immigration than low-income African-American workers. Hillary’s pledge to enact “open borders,” – made in secret to a foreign bank – would destroy the African-American middle class. We will reform visa rules to give American workers preference for jobs, and we will suspend reckless refugee admissions from terror-prone regions that cost taxpayers hundreds of billions of dollars. We will use a portion of the money saved by enforcing our laws, and suspending refugees, to re-invested in our inner cities.

8. New Infrastructure Investment. We will leverage public-private partnerships, and private investments through tax incentives, to spur $1 trillion in infrastructure investment over 10 years, of which the inner cities will be a major beneficiary. We will cancel all wasteful climate change spending from Obama-Clinton, including all global warming payments to the United Nations. This will save $100 billion over 8 years. We will use these to help rebuild the vital infrastructure, including water systems, in America’s inner cities.

9. Protect the African-American Church. We will protect religious liberty, promote strong families, and support the African-American church.

10. America First Foreign Policy. We will stop trying to build Democracies overseas, wasting trillions, but focus on defeating terrorists and putting America First.

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  1. Jack Shepherd Coolidge

    Amen

    • #1
    • August 24, 2020, at 9:00 PM PDT
    • 6 likes
  2. Richard Fulmer Inactive

    Clifford A. Brown:

    “Lynching” was a deceptive term for ritual public torture murder. Think the charred remnants of American contractors suspended from a bridge in Iraq. That is what good old all-American boys did with southern belles looking on. And bits and pieces were displayed in shop windows in jars of preservative on main street.

    That is exactly and precisely what the Sacred Filibuster was designed to protect.

    The filibuster wasn’t designed by anyone. The ability to filibuster was accidentally introduced by a rule change made in 1806. According to History.com:

    The first successful filibuster was recorded in 1837, when a group of Whig senators who opposed President Andrew Jackson filibustered to prevent Jackson’s allies from expunging a resolution of censure against him.

    • #2
    • August 25, 2020, at 2:46 AM PDT
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  3. Spin Inactive
    Spin Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Clifford A. Brown: for black folk

    Racism. ;-)

    • #3
    • August 25, 2020, at 10:18 AM PDT
    • 1 like
  4. Spin Inactive
    Spin Joined in the first year of Ricochet Ricochet Charter Member

    Clifford A. Brown: French Davidians

    See, now that’s funny!

    • #4
    • August 25, 2020, at 10:19 AM PDT
    • 5 likes
  5. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Spin (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown: French Davidians

    See, now that’s funny!

    Not my original phrase, but too good not to use.

    • #5
    • August 25, 2020, at 3:15 PM PDT
    • 3 likes
  6. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Richard Fulmer (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown:

    “Lynching” was a deceptive term for ritual public torture murder. Think the charred remnants of American contractors suspended from a bridge in Iraq. That is what good old all-American boys did with southern belles looking on. And bits and pieces were displayed in shop windows in jars of preservative on main street.

    That is exactly and precisely what the Sacred Filibuster was designed to protect.

    The filibuster wasn’t designed by anyone. The ability to filibuster was accidentally introduced by a rule change made in 1806. According to History.com:

    The first successful filibuster was recorded in 1837, when a group of Whig senators who opposed President Andrew Jackson filibustered to prevent Jackson’s allies from expunging a resolution of censure against him.

    No Senate rule binds a majority of Senators one minute longer than it suits them. See Senate Majority Leader Reid in 2013 and Senate Majority Leader McConnell in 2017, with their two step elimination of the 60 vote rule for judicial nomination. Consider the Atlantic article making the case for Democrats to eliminate the filibuster entirely if they gain the presidency and a majority in the Senate. Notice that current Senate Democrats are openly talking filibuster elimination. Catch how Barack Obama pitched ending the filibuster during his eulogy for Congressman John Lewis.

    Once we pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, we should keep marching to make it even better by making sure every American is automatically registered to vote, including former inmates who’ve earned their second chance. By adding polling places and expanding early voting and making Election Day a national holiday, so if you are somebody who’s working in a factory or you’re a single mom, who’s got to go to her job and doesn’t get time off, you can still cast your ballot. By guaranteeing that every American citizen has equal representation in our government, including the American citizens who live in Washington, D.C., and in Puerto Rico. They’re Americans. By ending some of the partisan gerrymandering, so that all voters have the power to choose their politicians, not the other way around. And if all this takes eliminating the filibuster, another Jim Crow relic, in order to secure the God-given rights of every American, then that’s what we should do.

    • #6
    • August 25, 2020, at 4:02 PM PDT
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  7. Goldwaterwoman Thatcher

    Tim Scott is a wonderful spokesman for the Republican party when it comes to race. The man talks like he has a pure heart.

    • #7
    • August 25, 2020, at 4:54 PM PDT
    • 4 likes
  8. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Goldwaterwoman (View Comment):

    Tim Scott is a wonderful spokesman for the Republican party when it comes to race. The man talks like he has a pure heart.

    President Trump made a point of thanking Sen. Tim Scott on passage of the big tax reform bill, as I recall. So, he has serious skills on business and tax policy as well.

    • #8
    • August 25, 2020, at 5:01 PM PDT
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  9. Jack Shepherd Coolidge

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    Richard Fulmer (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown:

    “Lynching” was a deceptive term for ritual public torture murder. Think the charred remnants of American contractors suspended from a bridge in Iraq. That is what good old all-American boys did with southern belles looking on. And bits and pieces were displayed in shop windows in jars of preservative on main street.

    That is exactly and precisely what the Sacred Filibuster was designed to protect.

    The filibuster wasn’t designed by anyone. The ability to filibuster was accidentally introduced by a rule change made in 1806. According to History.com:

    The first successful filibuster was recorded in 1837, when a group of Whig senators who opposed President Andrew Jackson filibustered to prevent Jackson’s allies from expunging a resolution of censure against him.

    No Senate rule binds a majority of Senators one minute longer than it suits them. See Senate Majority Leader Reid in 2013 and Senate Majority Leader McConnell in 2017, with their two step elimination of the 60 vote rule for judicial nomination. Consider the Atlantic article making the case for Democrats to eliminate the filibuster entirely if they gain the presidency and a majority in the Senate. Notice that current Senate Democrats are openly talking filibuster elimination. Catch how Barack Obama pitched ending the filibuster during his eulogy for Congressman John Lewis.

    Once we pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, we should keep marching to make it even better by making sure every American is automatically registered to vote, including former inmates who’ve earned their second chance. By adding polling places and expanding early voting and making Election Day a national holiday, so if you are somebody who’s working in a factory or you’re a single mom, who’s got to go to her job and doesn’t get time off, you can still cast your ballot. By guaranteeing that every American citizen has equal representation in our government, including the American citizens who live in Washington, D.C., and in Puerto Rico. They’re Americans. By ending some of the partisan gerrymandering, so that all voters have the power to choose their politicians, not the other way around. And if all this takes eliminating the filibuster, another Jim Crow relic, in order to secure the God-given rights of every American, then that’s what we should do.

    He apparently doesn’t know that everyone gets two hours off to vote, every election day.

    Or… He does, and he realizes the Dems are in trouble. Their internal polls must be far different than the ones the media report.

    So they’re begging to be allowed to cheat.

    • #9
    • August 25, 2020, at 5:02 PM PDT
    • 3 likes
  10. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    This Tuesday:

    • #10
    • August 25, 2020, at 5:18 PM PDT
    • 5 likes
  11. Jack Shepherd Coolidge

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    This Tuesday:

    So powerful.

    • #11
    • August 25, 2020, at 5:28 PM PDT
    • 1 like
  12. Phil Turmel Coolidge

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    This Tuesday:

    Redemption is a beautiful thing.

    • #12
    • August 25, 2020, at 5:30 PM PDT
    • 3 likes
  13. Flicker Coolidge

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    This Tuesday:

    That brought a tear to my eye. Also, I can’t believe Trump went to the graduation, and he even stayed for an hour and a half. This is the kind of thing that I never hear about.

    • #13
    • August 25, 2020, at 6:04 PM PDT
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  14. Jack Shepherd Coolidge

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    This Tuesday:

    That brought a tear to my eye. Also, I can’t believe Trump went to the graduation, and he even stayed for an hour and a half. This is the kind of thing that I never hear about.

    And they call him a racist.

    A$$holes.

    • #14
    • August 25, 2020, at 6:24 PM PDT
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  15. Clifford A. Brown Contributor
    Clifford A. Brown

    Flicker (View Comment):

    Clifford A. Brown (View Comment):

    This Tuesday:

    That brought a tear to my eye. Also, I can’t believe Trump went to the graduation, and he even stayed for an hour and a half. This is the kind of thing that I never hear about.

    Same impulse as had him standing, shaking the hands, and returning the salutes of each new ensign and second lieutenant crossing the stage at the service academies. He was only frustrated by COVID-19 this year.

    • #15
    • August 26, 2020, at 6:35 PM PDT
    • 4 likes