Beyond the Cusp

February 4, 2016

President Obama’s Wars on United States and Israel

 

President Obama has eleven months to do the damage he has desired to do all along. First off he will finally do all the things he has complained he did not have the power to do because of the restraints in the Constitution. Those are the introductory steps. His main other goal is to make the United States after the image of Europe except on steroids. His aims are to advance socialism and more effective governance in the lives of the subjects under the United States government. He will do all in his power to centralize all powers away from the individual states and place them within the Federal Government basket of powers. He has shifted healthcare to the central figures within the IRS. He has centralized all Federal grounds which used to be shared with the respective states into the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) and removed state access and land use grants into the BLM or the Parks and Planning and other Federal Park Administrative powers. President Obama is still heavily expounding the depth of Common Core in order to completely federalize the school systems. Expect biometric cameras to become mandated in order to receive extremely sizeable funding for a special program intended for special needs children and a new way of observing classrooms and identifying such needs in every child. This will place every child under Federal mandates and special educational tracking. Such tracking will be sold as making the educational experienced tailored to meet every individual child’s learning habits. What it will do is train each child to fill a slot predetermined to be their optimum ability being utilized. This will rob every child’s ability to strive, to become greater than their expectations. The Gates Foundation is heavily behind this system and using it to identify special problems before they become destructive.

 

 

I Am Not Going Anywhere Until I Finish My Legacy Building

 

 

One of the things President Obama will do in his final year in office is to make federal loans and other monies easier for students to receive for going to college. This will also place more young adults strapped with heavier student loan debt. These students will be offered a way out from under such debt by joining into some government program where they presumably pay back their loan monies through working for the government and receiving their normal government salary and the debt will steadily decrease with time. Many of these students will then remain as Federal Government employees. This will swell the numbers of Federal Employees.

 

In the Middle East and North Africa the plan is simple. Whatever “refugees” Europe cannot handle or wishes to send back, which is impossible, or elsewhere will be taken in by President Obama. These rejected “refugees” already count in the tens of thousands if not hundreds of thousands. He will continue to avoid taking any serious actions in the Middle East and beyond in the Arab and Muslim world to resolve any of the turmoil. The President views what is happening as a good thing as it presumably removes the colonial influences which has been pervasive as per the dreams of his Father. Read about what he finds pleasing and proper from his book Dreams of my Father where he plainly states that the colonial past must be erased and forgotten if the underdeveloped world is ever to advance. This view goes farther than just the Middle East and the Muslim world despite that being his main target and should Islam prove to become a problem threatening the Western World, President Obama sees that too as retributions for the sins of colonialization. Little does he realize but the original sin in the area was the Arab Muslim colonialization which preceded the European colonialization which began after World War I and the collapse of the Ottoman Empire and ended around the beginning or end of World War II. President Obama will have people scour the law books and find whatever therein in taking all government power and placing it within the purview of the White House. This brings us to Israel.

 

 

Arab and Muslim World After the Initial Breakout until World War I

 

Recently President Obama’s research arm dug up an old mention in some law which allowed for the marking of all products made from beyond the Green Line separate from the rest of Israel. This new demarcation was even to include those areas which according to the Oslo Accords and everything which followed as to legally be permitted for Israel to build without restrictions as these areas were to become part of Israel’s necessary defense security zone. But why allow International Law to get in the way of slowly starting the dismantling of Israel. The remainder of President Obama’s time in office will be spent in an undeclared war on Israel. Marking all items grown, made or in any way touched by hands or found in the lands beyond the Green Line as made or produced in the West Bank. Using the term West Bank is reinforcing the concept that this was and should always be Arab lands. That is why it does not say Judea and Samaria but instead uses the Jordanian name which they used when Jordan illegally attempted to annex these very lands and extended citizenship to the people living in these lands. Jordan even relocated thousands of their citizens to reside in these lands and placed many in the homes of the Jews who were expelled by threat of death. These Jews were sent to live in what remained of Israel after the Arab forces occupied by military force parts of Israel after they declared a war of genocide against the Jews of Israel. These gains are exactly what President Obama wants to start with labeling so it is made to appear not a part of Israel as part of his coming peace initiative.

 

President Obama plans on making the United States the enforcement arm and leader of the European Union war on Israel. There will be certain European governments who will volunteer to be the front line in this assault standing side-by-side with the United States. Count Sweden as the prime example and likely France and any other European nation with a leftist government. The hoped for aim is to force Israel, by recognizing a state for the Arabs residing in the West Bank of Palestine, into making grand concessions. It is these exact concessions they will claim are preventing there being any negotiations. This is a true statement because Europeans and President Obama with John Kerry being the messaging pigeon have all conveyed their promises for generous concessions from Israel are coming if only the Arab Palestinians would resume negotiations. Abbas turned that on its head as usual and demanded the concessions be granted up-front as he claimed that Israel would otherwise refuse to grant them until the Palestinians made concessions. Abbas claimed that Israel would pocket these additional concessions just as they have done when Palestinians have made concessions previously and Israel simply walked out ending the negotiations. Obviously Abbas cannot mean such after the generous offer made when Yasser Arafat told President Bill Clinton exactly what Israel would necessarily need to do in order to have a peace with the Palestinians. These demands by Arafat included the surrender of most of East Jerusalem to serve as the Palestinian capital and other Israeli land concessions he thought the Israelis would refuse. To Arafat’s shock and dismay the Israelis agreed on his terms at which point Arafat walked from the Paris negotiations never to return or even make additional demands. He had been so sure Israel would have rejected and saved the day, he miscalculated. It is for exactly this reason the Arab side has never made set demands for statehood as they fear the Israelis might accept them once again.

 

The aims of President Obama and his European allies are to pressure Israel by systematically threatening to recognize the Arab State of Palestine without defining the boundaries of this entity which has always been the sticking point. The borders are always to be determined which has presumably been the plan from the beginning which is where the talks inevitably fall short. But President Obama has a new plan, define temporary borders for everybody to recognize as the minimal size and scope of an Arab Palestinian state. These borders would then need to be cleared of any and all Jews which are where the Israeli concessions come in to play. One could expect that the delivery of the F 35 Strike Fighter Jets delivery could be added incentive for Israel to agree to such a plan. The boundaries are very likely to be exactly the same boundaries from before the Six Day War, simply another war of annihilation brought onto the State of Israel. President Obama is determined to found the State of Palestine on the grave of Israel, now or future, of that is what it demands. His aim initially is to provide the State of Palestine the boundaries which Israel and Jordan had agreed to as the end point of hostilities in an armistice of 1949. Since then Jordan made a peace with Israel and when months later Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Abbas demanded that the King of Jordan at least pass his claim, bogus as they were based on nineteen years of admitted occupation, of the region of Judea and Samaria to the PLO terror organization, he immediately did so despite having relinquished them back to their proper owner, Israel. We promise to produce an article again some day going over the reason the Arab claims to the land are invalid.

 

 

Barack Obama Noble Face for Hope & Change with Stern Punishing face for Suckers who Believed in Him

 

Further on the Israel front, President Obama is likely to make some attempt to bring down the Netanyahu led right nationalist government. The plan is to then replace it with a Universalist leftist government which holds Israeli democracy as the more noble goal than Israel, home of the Jews. The push will be to grant Palestinians and other refugees to have access just as simple and easy as Jews on the basis of Right of Return. The predication of this demand is upon the Abbas and other’s claims that the Palestinian Arabs are not descended from the same areas in the Arabian Peninsula but are the remainder of the seven Canaanite kingdoms. This, they claim, makes their claims to the lands in question four to five thousands of years and thus older than any Jewish claims. Whatever the logic utilized to form this Palestine, borders is the least of their problems, or perhaps it is their greatest problem. One has to realize that the only borders Yasser Arafat and in turn Mahmoud Abbas have always, since Paris and that debacle, laid their claim on the idea and slogan made famous at almost every demonstration across the Western World with the chanting of, “From the (Jordan) River to the (Mediterranean) Sea, Palestine will be free.” The single other reality one must remember is that any lands granted the Palestinians must first be cleansed of its Jewish population, both alive and those entombed there. So the Jews who are being evicted from their lands and having their lives overturned have the additional trauma of their ancestors being reinterred inside Israel with the family reliving the event and explaining why grandmother and grandfather are being buried again. But even if President Obama manages to squeeze Prime Minister Netanyahu sufficiently that he would relent and pull completely out from the areas within Judea and Samaria then President Obama would have gained his other victory, the overturning of the Netanyahu coalition. The object would then be to portray Isaac Herzog as the greatest and most ardent Zionist since Ze’ev Jabotinsky. The greatest problem which would present itself if Netanyahu has become presumably poisonous and toxic to the United States and Europe, which might actually serve him providing him with potentially the best campaign slogan ever as he could claim to be the un-Europe, un-Obama and un-concessions candidate that is pro-one state solution and in offering to buy out any Arab who desires to take the money and start a new life somewhere outside of Israel. There would necessarily need for some to be simply sent off on their way unceremoniously as their presence would prove toxic. Israel should reserve the right to buy out peoples properties and add to that the allowance to resettle elsewhere to be used on those family members of any individual conducting any of terror assault. These deportations would be exactly that, deportations.

 

The Arabs in the newly annexed areas of Judea and Samaria would receive trial citizenship which would permit them voting in any local elections but be barred for a set period of time and until they complete a series of courses on Biblical Jewish history, Modern Jewish history, the real and true relationship between the Jewish People and how it serves as an anchor for the faith which has held a tenuous grip by a thin strand clinging and living to remember Jerusalem. How for generation upon generation every year we would say and more often than not believe we would some day return. A course in democratic governments and governance which would stress the freedoms equally with the responsibilities would be included in the curriculum. Finally, they should be granted full citizenship after the completion of these requirements which would easily take a minimum of five years and more expectantly a full decade. In the meantime, if one preferred they could declare themselves alien residents and be granted a Visa with that intent. Such a classification would not be transferable. The most important action of all would be Israel taking control of the education system. Where the Islamic madrassahs could be taught by qualified Muslim Israelis who would teach the truth and not the propaganda, the schools run by individual Imams who fervently taught the destruction of the Jewish State would need to face the fate as those who were determined to be arch terror trainers and planners as such an Imam would be a direct threat to the State of Israel.

 

Israel could serve as the center for an Islamic revelation and transformation bringing the messages of peace, tolerance, refinement of the individual and the soul, the Mecca Quran over the more violent and war based Medina Quran. Our brief and straightforward definition and delineation of the driving forces which brought on the revelations and why they might have altered in tone can be found along with numerous links added by our readers along with others all in the comments here at our article Which Quran, Mecca or Medina? The changes would take time as the indoctrination of the Arab society has been so immersive and complete that it will be like deprogramming cult members who wish to leave a harmful environment but are enslaved to their present situation and must be led free of its all-encompassing immersive grasp. The good news is once Israel committed to retaining all the lands which were promised her by the entirety of the League of Nations, many conferences and treaties, and most importantly by International Law, the violence would immediately decrease and over time that trend would continue and the economic situation in the area would bloom and have meteoric growth as would Israel as the vast majority of the lands are basically uninhabited. This would also make Israel more readily defendable and would grant central hub of Israel around Tel Aviv and also to Jerusalem. This would provide a better life for future generations and many of those who were in the majority but were suppressed into submission which is what defines modern Islam, the submission of the human factor and of the humans themselves and that is what transformation and reformation would all be about, but this too is for another day. For the here and now it is best to be prepared for radical changes in the United States and the most active and virulent interference in the rule of law and governance of Israel by European governments, the European Union, the United States State Department and White House, the European union and Israeli NGOs who are largely if not almost entirely funded from abroad if all of their contributions both directly and those indirectly arranged through other NGOs such as the New Israel Fund and overtly-wealthy individuals such as George Soros.

 

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November 15, 2014

Future and Hope for the Western World

 

The future is determined just as much by the nurturing and education provided for the next generation during their youth, formative years and on through their years of education and initial introduction into the workforce as it is by their genetic makeup which is still provided by the natural selection that leads to determining who their parents are. Where we may be on the cusp of great breakthroughs in genetic engineering and closing in on providing parents with choices for genetically altering their future child’s DNA makeup and thus provide for what are called designer children, we have yet to get beyond the cusp and make such opportunities acceptable to the general public. I am sure that should the time come and we are able to literally design a child, leaving only the most minor possibilities of any unseen crisis, and produce a next generation of geniuses, but thus far we are not quite beyond the cusp and stepping into what may be a very strange new world. Once we arrive at the point where the first designer child is produced successfully and a healthy, intelligent, beautiful and handsome wonder-child is born, I suspect rather than being met with cheers and adulation of being the first child in a new era of humanity, we will instead face mobs of protesters demanding this kind of monstrous building of abomination of nature be immediately outlawed and only naturally conceived children be permitted. Of course these demonstrators will eventually tire of their objections, or at least making a public display of those objections, and designer children will be as common as are naturally selected children of today. The problem would be when only designer children or minimally selected pairing of best case DNA from the natural parents for children will be required in a means of aiding natural selection and optimizing the next generations.

 

No matter how close to what is deemed perfect human children biological research may permit society to produce, all of that is worthless if the education system they are given is not up to the optimum level that might be possible. This is apparently a subject of great debate amongst two different generations, the parents of young children through college age young adults and their grandparents whose educational rigors did not grant the wide array of course selection nor did it have the advantages of computers, the internet, social media, and all the other advantages, difficulties, challenges and new educational theories such as the currently very seriously debated and in many cases rejected system known mostly as Common Core. All of that debate aside, the objection appears to be most prevalent amongst the grandparents who look at some of the signs they have observed and the sometimes unbelievable ignorance revealed by numerous interviews and test results given to children in elementary education through to college and university students even those studying for advanced degrees such as Masters and Doctoral programs.

 

One of the glaring recent examples was the interviews of random students at Harvard about current politics and historical questions mostly pertaining to American history. Only a minority could identify Vice President being currently Joe Biden. An even smaller percentage identified John Roberts as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. Where I would forgive the average High School student not knowing who was the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, these were students at Harvard and whom will be the leaders and shapers of the future of the nation and many of whom will become the lawyers and judges, possible even Supreme Court Judges even to the high position of Chief Justice. These were presumably the crème de la crème of American education; these were students at Harvard. As disturbing as those results may have been, there have been numerous tests performed on students from middle school, there cannot be anything named junior as in junior high school as junior gives of a connotation of inferior and might damage sensitive psyches, high school and through all levels of college which have produced similar indications that the education system is not up to par or students are simply not retaining anything about civics, government or history. The levels displayed often appear like they could use these youths as the stars for a sequel to the movie, and I am reluctant to even let it be known to the world I even have viewed this movie, Idiocracy.

 

Perhaps some examples of questions which stymied so many students, and granted that some of these interviews were handpicked to make the point that there is something amiss in the American, and very likely across the Western World, education systems are in order. When students cannot identify who was the President of the United States during the Civil War as President Lincoln, and I would have even taken President Jefferson Davis assuming the student was from Alabama, Georgia or any of the other southern states which made up the Confederacy, or they cannot name which country from which the United States fought to gain their independence and name Britain or England there is a problem with the education system. Students were unable to name the three branches of the United Stated Federal Government as the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches. These are not trick questions setup to fool or mislead the students; they were straight forward and elementary questions. I almost understand when people attending an anti-nuke rally or other ecological rally against pollution or some other similarly themed action are willing to sign a petition to restrict one of the worst greenhouse gasses in the atmosphere named dihydrogen monoxide (DHMO) as they are likely to simply take for granted the petition seekers are representing an actual cause celeb and are not pranking them so they do not fully ingest the question and are just signing to support a similarly themed petition, or so they think. In reality, water vapor in the atmosphere is the greatest of the greenhouse gasses but is also so vital to our existence and the existence of virtually every land animal and plant that we accept its presence as vitally necessary so the petition is not false, simply misleading as no such cause has arisen. Asking who the allied powers were in World War II and against whom they were fighting is not a question which should be as great a challenge for the student population in high school or college. Naming the date that we celebrate the United States gaining its independence as the fourth of July is not that difficult. Probably the worst display was on a late night show where they were giving examples of the dumbest of the dumbest set of answers found from archives to history and civics questions from random universities (and I know these were extremely handpicked but with this question that should have been impossible for anybody to miss the answer) and they could not name what nation the United States fought in the Spanish American War. I am at a loss for words to explain how utterly unbelievable it is that there actually were students who guessed at the answer. Some of the examples were, France, the southern states (they did not even call it the Confederacy), Europe (at least they got the right continent even if they missed the actual nation), the Soviet Union, and of course now we get Britain and England. Most of us have heard these questions and answer combinations which would usually be considered outtakes except they were the exact kind of answers they were seeking. I am aware that it probably took quite a number of interviews of students rushing between classes, but still some of these questions are way to basic to have been missed by anyone.

 

Then there is the final point which recently hit the news and was not so much of a surprise as it was the depth and near universality of the criminal deceits that a university would go to simply to have a stronger and more talented football or basketball teams. One of, if not the, best commentaries on the scandal that broke from the University of North Carolina (UNC) was Phantom courses disservice to black students by Walter Williams. In my ‘innocent youth’ I remember the jokes that at some universities there were student athletes taking courses such as Advanced Basket Weaving and other inane and ridiculous courses but never did we imagine phantom courses where students were given grades sufficient to have them retain player status and not be prevented from taking the field due to academic deficiencies. What makes these crimes even worse is that professors received payment for teaching a class that did not exist in reality. These courses were placed within the school for specific social science curriculum and the student’s grade was determined by what was required for their academic qualifications to play their sport as was the number of these courses each student athlete was assigned to raise their averages. These courses and the inflated grades also gave the university the required diversity representation within the student body to qualify for certain Federal Government grant programs which means that these courses were a part of intentionally defrauding the Federal Government and the tax payers of the United States. These frauds, which can be expected, or something similar, to exist in many a university which fields competitive football and basketball teams, are likely to be revealed elsewhere should this investigation be broadened, as it deserves to be, to other universities where such courses may exist. I am sure that other sports programs are likely to be scrutinized and such scrutiny will produce even more and similar problems and frauds.

 

This fraud and any others existing in the American university systems also uncover another even more serious problem, the lack of quality educational opportunity within the public school system as a whole and with particular problems within the schools which serve those troubled neighborhoods which allows certain students to disrupt the education of the entirety of the classes offered. When students are given a passing grade for the reasoning of social promotion both the student and society are being cheated. A major component of this problem is the Federal Government and its various programs and minimal requirements for schools to receive full funding and not be classified as a troubled, problematic or whatever title might be used to classify a school as substandard which places the teachers and administrators of such schools under focus and scrutiny. Needless to point out that such scrutiny due such a rating is anything but friendly and their demands go beyond the schoolroom and into the main office and often will force changed at the top thus great pressure is placed on teachers to assure that every student passes the testing. This produces what is often referred to as teaching to the test where the class becomes practiced in answering the actual questions on the test potentially without having ever studied or been exposed to anything outside of the test regimens. Additionally, over the past couple of decades there has been a litany of schools where cheating on the qualifying tests have been revealed. These deceptions range from teachers prompting the students while they are testing to changing students’ answers to allow for them receiving a higher rating and preventing the school from losing its standing academically.

 

These practices of altering test answers, teaching solely to the test, social progressions through the school system without failing, giving the students answers for the test while they are taking the test and so many other defrauding of students and society has other ramifications such as graduates from high schools not having the ability to read, write and perform elementary mathematical skills. Some of these student athletes learn very early on that they will be exempted from academic requirements and will receive special attention and reprieves which allow them to pass and continue their academic ratings such that they remain eligible for playing their sport. One has to wonder what future many of these athletes will have when they graduate from college still unable to read, write or do elementary arithmetic, not even mathematics, not even the very basics. Providing the student athlete who was granted grades which were not a true accounting of their abilities or actual learning manages to be accepted to a college because of their false grade point average (GPA) and are unable to make the team in their sport or even other less money generating sport, how can they ever pass an actual course when the first time they are being pressed to actually display learned knowledge and retention. In some cases such students may not even be able to write their name beyond block capital letters? They have a high school diploma which they are incapable of reading and will likely have failed and been academically dismissed from college and now need to find work and they realize they have no skill or capabilities that qualify them for employment except menial labors or, if they are fortunate, some trade, operating equipment or performing a specialized skill such as welding or were taken on to apprentice for such a skill such as carpentry or plumbing. The problems arise when there are nowhere near sufficient jobs which require largely physical strength and stamina and then many of such educationally-challenged students who are incapable of filling out an application to receive their paycheck or the required W-2 tax form are unable even to get those jobs. Even more distressing is that the level of knowledge which students taking the required classes to receive a teaching license will also have received an education which potentially will leave them with inadequate levels of knowledge to be fully capable of teaching most courses. This in turn hurts any student who was assigned to have the under-qualified teacher and the cycle begins anew. The areas which have the highest numbers of unqualified or under-qualified teachers are the sciences and mathematics. These particular courses to be qualified as a teacher of mathematics or the sciences are far more rigorous and require numerous hours in higher level mathematics and whatever science one would choose such as biology, physics, chemistry and the numerous others. Since there is a dearth of teachers who become qualified to teach mathematics or the many sciences, the result is that teachers with a general teaching degree end up covering teaching mathematics or some science class despite potentially never having seen that level or even having taken related courses and still be put in a place where they must show proficiency. This begs the question of what would be the advantage of designing students with astronomical IQs if the education system is so broken that it can only provide one with a sub-prime level of education and knowledge. Perhaps the near future we will have a society of brilliantly ignorant young adults holding graduation certificates that hopefully they can actually read. If there exists one school which does not prepare their students with a decent and complete education then as a society we have failed a good number of children which is something which should be eliminated. Our greatest legacies for the most of us are our children and grandchildren and the generation beyond, we must not fail them from the very start with a failing school system; we must not simply trust the education system and should teach them as best we are able. As for any disruptive students who make an education near to impossible we must have a school which deals solely with such students with provisions to take them to those classes thus allowing the rest of the students who are seeking knowledge to receive their lessons without disruption and even intimidations which make learning impossible and murders their future in the process.

 

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October 21, 2014

Upcoming Midterm United States Elections, a Slightly Different Look

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Who is ahead in the different races depends on the state and even on the political leanings of the news or talk shows one follows. If you go to polling it gets even more confusing. Not only are the polls often slanted depending on who ordered the polling but it also depends on what the subject the poll is covering. Here are a few examples from some polls. A CBS poll recently showed that fifty percent of those responding said the Democrats are the party that “cares more about the needs and problems of people” while only 34 percent chose the Republicans. Meanwhile, the Republicans have a nine point lead concerning the economy, an eleven point lead on foreign policy and a twenty-one point lead on addressing terrorism in an October CBS poll. So, who wins; the party of the people or the party which appears to be more competent? These numbers are nothing new as often the Democrats have polled well on sympathy and feeling the people’s pains while the Republicans historically win on foreign policy and confronting threats from the outside world. The fact the Republicans are polling slightly ahead of Democrats on the economy is not nationally definitive enough to be applied to every race. The probability is that in the traditionally Democrat leaning states the Democrats will probably poll even or ahead of the Republicans while in traditionally Republican states the Republicans will poll ahead. The place where that mere nine point lead for the Republicans becomes evident will be in what is often referred to as the ‘purple’ states where the parties have split the wins between them would thus likely give the Republicans a slight lead on the economy. Unfortunately that may not transfer to votes as there is also the personality of the candidates as well as the effectiveness of their campaigns and whether there are third party or independent candidates on the ballot and from which side they will draw away votes. Libertarian and Constitution Party candidates tend to take more votes from Republicans while Green and sometimes Libertarian Party take more votes from the Democrats. But other than their campaign, their affability or their campaign commercials and use of media and social networks, the most important determining item will simply be which party gets the voters to the polls, period.

With this year not being a Presidential election year, the national party machines are operating but there are far fewer volunteers and fewer funds for them to make a large determining difference. This means that it will be up to the State and even more local party machines and the candidate supporting campaign staff which will make up a significant part of the get out the vote efforts. States with Gubernatorial elections this election will have more party influence than those without. What makes these midterms so difficult to make predictions is because there is no real enthusiasm evident in the electorate and it is very possible that both of the major parties will suffer from miserable voter turnout and thus calling the elections near impossible. There will be some states where polling data is so skewed to one candidate that there is almost no challenge to picking the likely winner short of an unseen stumble where the leading candidate is caught in a criminal act or other compromising situation. They do not even need to actually be guilty as that will depend on a court of law, but such accusations can sway the court of public opinion and that is exactly what elections are, the court of public opinion choosing those they feel are less guilty of potentially bad leadership. That has been the truth in all too many elections in the United States in recent times where people are literally trying to choose which evil is less harmful. Some have gotten to the point that they have finally refused to vote for the lesser from two evils and they refuse to ever again vote for evil no matter how slight. These voters are demanding the parties to put forth candidates who are capable of leading and representing the people with integrity and virtue. This might even lead to making a third party or independent candidate to have a real possibility to take elections and possibly change the American political landscape once again. Perhaps it is time for a new political movement as the last great movement was the Abolition Movement which birthed the Republican Party and the Whig Party was laid to rest. The more likely bet is that the two major parties have so slanted and poisoned the election laws throughout the United States that it has become next to impossible for any third party or independent candidate to make the ballot, let alone have any funds remaining should they manage to make ballot, and trust I know from where I speak. This is really a sad problem as this may prevent a new direction to be proposed and placed before the American electorate and instead continue forcing them to choose between two toxins, progressive Democrats who want to double the size of government every decade, or the progressive Republican who wishes to slow government growth so that it doubles only four or five times each century. Since both the major parties are in favor of growing government and the sole difference is exactly the rate of growth the American people can rest assured that over time the Republicans will seem like the Democrats of a few decades back while the Democrats will be breaking new ground which the Republican will fall in love with a few decades hence. Should this trend not be reversed soon the United States will continue in decline and only accelerate with time.

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