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Many ideas have been battling in my brain regarding the Biden administration. In trying to make sense of it, I realized that there was an ideal way to describe what has been going on. For the Left, it’s all make-believe. Whether their actions are practical, realistic, helpful; whether they will improve the lives of our citizens; whether they will make us a stronger and more resilient country—are all irrelevant. It is like watching a child playing with tinker toys, creating funny and weird figures that are fun but meaningless. Or watching them create card castles and then watch how far they can go before the entire structure collapses. When it does, they can always pick up the cards and start all over.
Only playing with the future of our country is not a game.
Let’s start with immigration. Biden’s policy will likely provide amnesty for illegal aliens. Homeland Security Secretary Majorcas has told migrants we want you to come; just don’t come now, which is like laying down the welcome mat. Housing for these migrants is quickly filling up, approaching 100%, with children being assigned to close quarters (and not safe spacing). Migrants with Covid-19 have reportedly been released into the country. There is clearly a crisis at the border, but the administration prefers to call it a challenge. Word-smithing the situation doesn’t change the fact that a disaster is imminent. And of course, come policies have changed to reverse actions by Donald Trump.
Then we can look at Iran. Biden assumes there will be some give-and-take with Iran that will justify our re-entering the Iran deal. There is no basis for even considering our re-entering the deal. Does Biden want to befriend Iran? It won’t happen. In fact, he will alienate most countries in the Middle East. Does Biden really think he can stop Iran’s developing a nuclear bomb?—it won’t work. Iran tells lies and sees no problem with making promises that they have no intention of keeping, to the U.S. or any other country. At this point, any realistic country knows that Iran can’t be stopped. But our re-entering the deal reverses a decision by Donald Trump, and will only frustrate the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, as well as other countries in that part of the world.
And there are the efforts surrounding climate change. We gain nothing at all by re-entering the Paris accords, and we are expected to comply with its requirements. It ignores the fact that we have made tremendous progress in limiting emissions, and gives other countries a pass for the foreseeable future in improving their own emissions. There is no accountability for anyone. Stopping the Keystone Pipeline has already put workers out of work; we can now use more dangerous, dirty and costly methods for transporting the oil. But it does reverse a decision by Donald Trump.
And finally there is Covid-19. Decisions are no longer about science. They probably never were. But the “experts” keep making up new policies so they can feel like they are actually doing something to maintain their power; they’ll just say they’re trying to save our lives. Masks at this point are probably stupid. Double masks are insane. We can now agree that they really don’t know what they are talking about, so they keep digging bigger holes filled with inanity. And they expect us to follow along. In spite of the fact that the virus is now likely less lethal (even the variants). But then Biden trusts the experts. The problem is, we don’t trust them or him.
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I am aware that there are people higher than the Biden administration that might be pulling the strings of power. But Biden, his handlers, and the rest of his administration are playing the game of make-believe. There are many more actions that show the lack of maturity, foresight, wisdom, and practicality of the Biden Administration’s actions: rejoining the World Health Organization, systemic racism in law enforcement, the obscene provisions in the supposed Covid relief bill, to name a few. To review a straightforward summary as of February 25 of his executive orders, go here :
So far, Biden has signed more than 50 executive actions, 22 of which are direct reversals of Trump’s policies. Most of these actions have addressed the novel coronavirus, immigration and equity.
Biden defends the number of executive actions he has issued as necessary to undo what he considers ‘bad policy’ inherited from Trump, especially on immigration.
To date, nine of his 11 actions regarding immigration are reversals of Trump’s policies.
Biden has denied his actions are attacks on Trump. But the numbers speak for themselves. His decisions reflect the pettiness, the lack of analysis, and his lack of consideration of the impact on the American people, especially the middle class.
That’s why it’s clear to me that we are dealing with people who prefer to live in a state of “make-believe,” where outcomes are not relevant and people are only an inconvenience.
It allows you to toss the tinker toys into a pile, whenever you wish.
Unfortunately. they hope to bury us under the pile.
Sorry Mr. Biden. I live in the real world.Published in