Ready, Willing, And Able

It just sounded like a good title. Long in the tooth, as they say. The able part may be a little challenging these days but is still worth a shot. How many times have you heard over the years to “keep your powder dry?” Good advice!

But right now, it really is the case. What is happening on the other side daily is the Democrats are showing us what and who they are. Sometimes you don’t have to make the case since they demonstrate it much  better than you could explain it. What a fine-feathered nest of commies we have running the show, pushing their agenda forward. In one way they are the most persistent creatures of habit, while in another  the dumbest bunch you could find anywhere in the world.

Normally, I would say you could not find dumber people anywhere but they have really cornered the market on it. So it is no wonder they would have a guy like Joe in there being as dumb as a rock, but who prattles on about his fake accomplishments. It is an achievement for Biden to wake up in the morning and get out of bed. But then he is only the front man for the Commie Party of America. What good could ever come from that? Only pure evil can ooze from the Democrat Party now. It is completely unAmerican.

That bunch are worried about reforming the police departments? Another interesting phenomena is all the goals Joe keeps trotting out. What is it with him and goals? I’ve never seen someone so obsessed with weighting the outcomes of things. But of all the goals on everything else, he cannot make a simple goal on limiting the number of illegals surging our border or even curtailing it from historic highs. Nope, no goals necessary there. I guess that is because he is already exceeding his goal there.

Yet he did offer another kind of goal recently to dramatically increase the number of refugees we accept from around the world. Is 125,000 just the starting point? Could it go higher than that  — when in reality there is no number big enough for Demoocrat/socialist/commies? Joe’s only political vice is to appease the Left, until they want more anyway.

I suppose that is more of their Swamp Science they are so enamored with. They clearly don’t want the rest of us eating beef, but they survive on bullshit alone. Make sense?

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

The Most Important Question In The World

The most important question in the world right now is more of a personal question to everyone.  We have Marxism running amuck with no apparent end in sight.

So the real important question then is what you will do about it? And everyone will have to make that decision, at some point. It will be thrust on you. Will you wait until forced to answer or will you try to do something before it gets to that? Which is it?

But answer it we must. To have no answer is the same as condoning it. They interpret that as complicit agreement – or denial, which is the same thing. I could have figured out other ways to say it but the direct approach is best so words cannot be twisted or reinterpreted. We have a problem. What we do about it is what determines our posterity and freedom.

It is that bad already.

Some nay think it surely hasn’t gotten to that point yet or doubtfully will. But I have news for them. What more do you need to see? Do you need to feel the full-blown effects or are you realizing the truth about what we see daily rolling out in front of us? They have telegraphed their plans to us.

I know, we have already been accused of being deniers of science and lots of other names, conspiricists too. However, we watch them declare war on science. Yes, they call it science but they have substituted pseudo-psychology and sophistry for science. None of it is settled as they claim. They make it up as they go. A list should not be that necessary.

What do we know?

The Democrats have no credibility at all.

Everything they do is lie.

They are at war with science and the environment.

They believe narrative replaces facts and proof.

They have vilified and demonized over half the country.

They are determined to control what we think as well as what we say.

They are not loyal to what we know as America.

They are hell-bent on forcing socialism on us first. (that’s only the start)

They want total control of government and institutions of communication.

They will monitor what they don’t have control over.

They want divisions everywhere, even including a race war.

They have assembled an agenda of hate.

They will weaponize everything necessary to achieve their ends:
from information to technology, to means of production and all our resources.

They have no allegiance to our rights, as we know them.

They don’t accept our justice system as originally laid out.

They don’t accept limitations on government, only limitations on the people.

They push a “moral” narrative using any immoral means.

They practice the dark arts of deception in all they do.

They are purging the military and targeting their political enemies.

They will unleash anarchy and crime on us as a means to their ends.

They will seek to destroy anything in the path to their goals.

Government must be subservient to, not the arbiter of, their schemes.

Any of that sound exaggerated? It shouldn’t. It is all in place now rolling out across the country. Elections are not sacred to the sovereign will of the voters. The will of the people is whatever they claim it is. Their narrative replaces truth.

So it comes back to that all-important question, what will you do? The answer is still within the confines of the Constitution. But they have already strategized that battlefield.

What happens when people do not accept their methods and madness? We know one thing they still don’t like and can’t stand: any and all opposition.

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Free Speech Or Risky Speech?

How would you like it if there were a committee of people assembled in your town who got to decide whether or not you have free speech to participate in the public square? Or if you will be banned from access to the same resources everyone else communicates with?

Well, that is what Facebook is rolling out over whether Trump has free speech and access to the public square or not? Of course, in this case they decided that no, in fact, he does not. He shall remain banned and shunned like a leper, well, at least for six more months. What happens then? Maybe their “high Committee” will gather for another verdict.

If any of it sounds absurd, it should. What if you were treated the same way? All it takes is them declaring you a risk and unpalatable. Supposedly Zuckerberg went to the trouble of having this so-called independent committee decide Trump’s fate. But essentially, it could be our fate as well, and will be, since we can all be given the same ostracized treatment.

It comes down to their verdict of whether one’s speech is free speech or risky speech, or if their empowered committee cancels your participation rights or not? But never tell these arrogant lords of social media that their own right to exist or function is contingent on approval of some “mob” or “committee” — either one amounts to the same thing.

In the end, anything that may be a risk or threat to their power is branded an intolerable risk that cannot be allowed, because it  threatens their habitat and power. Isn’t that what this is all about, their habitat and its preservation? They get to decide who is allowed into their ever-expansive habitat and who is not. But then they don’t live by their own rules, yet they hold the cancel button for everyone else in their hands.

In this hierarchy, there are no appeals or other arbiters, all decisions and cancellations are final. If the mob decides you should be deleted, you are. They control town square and those in it. Who made big-tech kings? I thought America did not accept such royalty.

Josh Hawley gave us a preview even before his book comes out. And now that it is coming out, despite their cancel attempts, the Left are even more enraged than before.

What else is new, we have a president whose Justice Department is targeting his political opponents. Rudy Giuliani is raided like some criminal. Notice how days after news came out about John Kerry collaborating and sharing classified intelligence with the Iranians, it is suddenly time to round up Rudy. Great diversion and defensive tactics. Do you think we’ll ever see John Kerry rounded up and raided for what he was doing for four years? Nah. Have you ever thought such things were possible in America?

That is the problem, it doesn’t feel like America with these things happening. This is not democracy or America; it is anti-American. And part of the country wants it that way.

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Biden’s Joint Session Redress

Well, was it really Joe Biden’s speech? He was pushing Bernie’s platform. You know, the most progressive (socialist) administration in history. But I will start with the end first, which is where Democrats always start.

Interesting that the first place Biden went after he delivered it was to see Bernice Sanders.

But if Biden’s goal was to make Bernie look good, he sure did. Joe told us about all these big spending ideas with big price tags. Then he says we will pay for it by making the rich pay their fair share. (as if they don’t.)

So to seal the deal, Obiden repeated that no one making less than 400k per year would see an increase in their taxes. Whether that is families or individuals is not clear.

Now remember Bernie debating Hillary in 2016 came right out and said the middle class would see their taxes go up substantially — average +6000 more than their current taxes were then.  And even lower income people too. But he said look at all the benefits they would get in return. So it would be worth it. That was Bernie’s deal.

But Biden did not make that pitch.

Delaware Joe either did not get that memo or forgot that part of the Bernie formula. Of course their taxes will have to be raised, too. Biden is just plain lying. At least Sanders admitted it when confronted about it. (that is common knowledge)

In reality, this wasn’t really a State of the Union or Joint Session Speech. It was a straight out solicitation to buy votes. Only it was not peppered with some flowery rhetoric like Democrats typically do. He just went directly out on the street corner to proposition them.

 

He would not talk about what he is really doing or the platform for it.

He claimed America is back…. to the systemically racist country we always were. Then he promises to build back better. Not a chicken but a racist in every pot.

Create a crisis on the border of historic proportions. Then ignore it completely as a non-issue. Then use it to blackmail the country for an amnesty plan.

Attack and run a court-packing scheme on the Supreme Court. Well, even worse than Obama standing up there attacking SCOTUS in his speech.

Calling half the country racists was classic, claiming they are worse than any present foreign threat. Demonize anyone who did not vote for him.

Killing good paying jobs with the stroke of a pen the first day. Killing jobs, jobs, jobs!

Canceling out political enemies or opposition to himself.

Turn the country into a seething mobocracy and then rant about democracy.

Enact gun control any way possible.

Hike taxes under the guise of the rich paying their fair share.

Take credit for the gains Trump built and vaccines he expedited. Now it is back to the business of crooked politics as usual. Swamp rules will be  in force.

But the vote-buying was uniquely bold and undeniable. He made clear his sole intention is to spend lots of money as the incentive for his purchase. He’s only 100 days in; can he carry on this purchase scheme for 4 years? What does he do when he runs out of money? The gig is up because that is all he knows how to do.

Interesting how he claims no rights are absolute. Then he claimed he is not going against the Constitution but only being reasonable. Now we know his definition of “reasonable.” That becomes the new code word for unconstitutional. Free speech gets the same.

He replaced Russian collaboration on every corner with White Supremacist threats everywhere across America. The citizens are now public enemy number one.

But what we really need is redress from Biden and the socialist Left.

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Operation: Information Shutdown

What a difference from the last administration. After the press obsession with news then, Joe Biden suddenly has the luxury of a complete absence of coverage on his administration. Sure, press briefings occur, which only serve to further blot out anything which could be regarded as real news.

Obviously, the orders are out that real questions on issues are not welcome unless they have the certain White House-friendly perspective necessary.

H/T: A fellow friend of this blog had a piece weeks ago with thorough disgust at what is depicted on news aggregate sites. So I took a look at one he mentioned. Indeed, it is stunning the conclusions you can draw just from a simple gleaning.

The big story in 2021 – with our vast social media, tech, and media—is the black out of news and information, creating a giant information black hole. Even if a story of import arises, it gets little to no attention. That is considered satisfactory for the mainstream press. Only news gets coverage that they want reported. Nothing else. Who decides?

They have willing media helpers to make sure nothing gets the attention it deserves unless it is granted permission. What a way to run a country? What a way to run a free press.

However, as he noted in his piece, there are still stories running on anything to do with Trump. But another notable change is that any kind of celeb news, and you know how serial and crazy that can be, seems to have replaced any real news of significance. Anything but real news. Joy Behar, Jennifer Lopez, and Lebron James are flaunted as news jocks.

It is as if the clock was turned back to the seventies and all the press were furloughed, or sent on mission not to cover the news – anything but.

The syndicate Left wants no information flow on what is the most radical administration in modern times acting in secrecy by the most nontransparent standards. Keep the public in the dark on everything. Meanwhile, radical thugs and rioters chant in the streets, “this is what democracy looks like.”

The Orlwellian newspeak of what they do tell us is reminiscent of Russia or China. If they do not want you to know, then you can bet there is a good reason.

What a glaring contrast from the last administration. In your face arrogance on steroids.

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Downstream Politics, Upstream Revolution

As an aside admission, for years I did not take seriously enough that politics was downstream from culture. But I see how important that is.

I underestimated the connection between the two. Ignorance is no excuse.

You know, Democrats over the years criticized the right any time it stood up on cultural issues. They would say anything to get us to ignore culture. Not to say it worked; you can’t ignore it. But they knew culture is upstream from politics. So if you can change the culture then you change politics.

No wonder they wanted to fool us into ceding ground to the culture. If the Cultural Revolution is raging, the worst thing you can do is not show up – or dismiss it entirely. Some Republicans have yet to learn that while all the Democrats delve into it like the mother’s milk.

Forfeiting that ground is a huge error of omission in the war. Democrats seem to have a knack for running that cultural warfare. Not leading it but running out in front of every issue. We often just sigh and turn away.

But we cannot afford to do that. We must embrace the cultural battle if we want to win this war for the country. It may not be easy, but losing the country is tougher to handle. Losing both politics and the country in the end is devastating.

So the sage advice is to engage it or lose it. As I said at the top, I am guilty for not paying enough attention to the premise behind it. I am convinced Democrats understand that if they can change the culture, they can change the country. And naturally, the political advantage goes with it.

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Choose Your Destiny

In an interview on Fox, Professor Shelby Steele was asked what the people could do to push back against the radical race agenda controlling the narrative everywhere? He brought out Dem’s sacred cow saying we must stop all this white guilt and then most of the problems would go away.

Eliminating that would inoculate society against their demonic race agenda. I wonder how much of it would be stopped by ending white guilt?  The left knows that. Only white guilt allows this racial hustle to thrive.

Then, it is no wonder Leftists are pushing this race agenda against white children and families in our schools. There are teaching kids to be ashamed of themselves for who they are and breeding guilt into them. It is the way to perpetuate the whole agenda forward.

But try to imagine reversing roles to instruct minority children that they cannot ever be proud of themselves or where they came from. They must be ashamed of their heritage for the problems it caused. That they are seen only by the identity of their color and race. Tell minorities they can never feel equal to other people because of their race. Tell them their race is responsible for all the problems. But that is what they are intentionally doing.

Steele was right. I think the predominant problem in America now is the insidious, systemic white guilt being cultivated to perpetuate their nefarious lies. That prescription will inevitably lead to a race war and violence. Is that what they want? I think so.

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It Is Not A Design Failure

What we learned in the last year is how quickly the whole thing can go down. And that all it really takes is a few aligned contributing factors. Our enemies have been plotting for decades what we now are doing and allowing ourselves.

Despite all the talk, this is not about race relations in America. It is about relations, but about the relationship between the people and the government.

Cue the Declaration of Independence:

“We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—That to secure these Rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just Powers from the Consent of the Governed….”

The important part for this purpose is Governments are instituted to secure these rights. But what happens when Government is no longer interested in securing our rights, for whatever reasons, or has other more important priorities instead?

Things go downhill fast.

We can get to the point where Government (if you can call it that) refuses to do anything to protect the safety and security of the people. In fact, it could get to where its entire agenda is to not protect  the people and ignore the will of the people. Imagine that? Right, we don’t have to because we are just about there.

That sort of knocks the legs out from under any real justice. But isn’t that what we have? Only it is not a matter of race. We will all be punished when it cannot manage real justice. Things go downhill from there. There are enough people now who don’t want justice and don’t care. But I wouldn’t trust any polls on that. And you know that based on what they do want, what they say and their agenda. It doesn’t matter if they scream about it and democracy. They want neither. Their objective seems to be no justice for all.

So where does a country go when that all happens? I can tell you it is a horrible place. Earlier in life, I had thought there was no chance of this scenario as long as some people would not allow it. Well, guess what?

I don’t like being wrong but I was. It can happen despite all that. The funny part is I don’t think Government will be too happy about the results in the end either.

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Seek Justice Reap Peace

The motto ought to be to ‘seek justice and reap peace.’ But when we do not reap peace, there is a problem. When we do not reap both justice and peace, there is conflict.

But often even when we seek justice we do not reap peace, when there is conflict, strife, violence and unrest instead; then we look for accountability for all of it and find none at all. That really needs to be addressed.

So we get a guilty verdict on all counts that may validate the process, however, it does not justify or validate all the violence and destruction in the name of some “social justice”. Those acts too must stand accountable for what they are. Violence and urban terrorism cannot be exempt from justice. We should not have a preference for violent unrest.

But we see over and over those acts go on unchallenged and unaccounted for. They just are. Wrong becomes right and right becomes wrong. We cannot tolerate constant random violence under any name. It must be held to account. It cannot be dismissed just because we get a verdict we agree with afterward. The end does not justify those means.

The black community is not alone in seeking justice. When most of the country does not feel confident there will be justice, it sows a seed of distrust. That goes for black, brown, white or any other. But the violence we see repeatedly in the streets is not a replacement for justice. Mob rule is no suitable replacement for democracy and the rule of law either.

Again, how about a piece of justice for all?

Stop acting as if any violence is condoned if we don’t get our way.

The lies will roll on in the media, who obviously are not seeking justice either.
And we are all reaping what they are sowing.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

Never Underestimate The Crowd

On this blog, over a decade, I talked about the gambit from a New Green Deal to the Declaration, from Washington and Payne to Obama. Maybe I have not talked about the perpetual engine; space or nuclear holocaust but I have hit most political themes of the times. And after all, politics is front and center, so we see confirmed daily.

But of all the political maneuvering and shenanigans, I would’ve thought it would take someone smarter and more sinister than Biden to affect the country the way this wrought rolling out is. Not to be naïve, I thought it may take a more conniving nature than Biden to get to the synchronized level the Left is now. So was I wrong? No, not really.  

I just underestimated the crowd or what a driven mob could do. One more thing. I underestimated the lack of resistance, or public outrage. The mob is a powerful force but it could not do this on its own. It takes people to let down their guard, allow it and/or have powerful allies to push their agenda. Finally, they seem to have gotten most of that.

 

Now comes the irony.  (not that I’m giving in or ceding any ground to this sick evil) Joe Biden is the quintessential proof that the mob can be effective; so much so that it uses a dummy resident in the oval office as a front man for it. Old progressive Joe did not have to lose all his marbles, He just has to stand there and let the crowd do its evil magic.

A good friend reminded me that, after Trump, this is a giant tragedy, like one of the great Greek tragedies. It’s like that macabre play meant to bother you while at the same time a work of fiction. However, this one is real. It is all too real. And the consequences are huge, but can it be prevented? That is where my stomach drops in this tragedy.

A Tragedy indeed. Wkipedia: “Tragic plots were most often based upon myths from the oral traditions of archaic epics. In tragic theatre, however, these narratives were presented by actors.”

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Root Cause of All Racial Violence

You could have guessed the answer but in case you didn’t know: The root cause of any racial violence — or racism for that matter — is and always will necessarily be  ‘white supremacy.’

Well, let’s just take it as fact from a critical race theorist professor in Boulder, Colorado.

Yahoo News Publishes ‘Bizarre Screed’ About Racially-motivated Violence. You Can Guess What’s to Blame.

“As the current president of the Association for Asian American Studies and as an ethnic studies and critical race studies professor who specializes in Asian American culture, I wanted to address the climate of anti-Asian racism I was seeing at the start of the pandemic. So in April 2020, I created a PowerPoint slide deck about anti-Asian racism that my employer, the University of Colorado Boulder, turned into a website. That led to approximately 50 interviews, workshops, talks and panel presentations that I’ve done on anti-Asian racism, specifically in the time of COVID-19.

The point I’ve made through all of those experiences is that anti-Asian racism has the same source as anti-Black racism: white supremacy. So when a Black person attacks an Asian person, the encounter is fueled perhaps by racism, but very specifically by white supremacy. White supremacy does not require a white person to perpetuate it. […]

The dehumanization of Asian people by U.S. society is driven by white supremacy and not by any Black person who may or may not hate Asians.” — Jenifer Ho (Yahoo News)

See: https://townhall.com/tipsheet/leahbarkoukis/2021/04/10/white-supremacy-is-the-root-of-all-racerelated-violence-in-the-us-n2587711

But you knew that.  Someone now has the bombast to declare it from on high.

(exploding in a petri dish near you).
Class dismissed!

Joe Goes Big

As the story has it, Joe Biden sat down with several leftist historians to talk about how to have a legacy? Well, true to form of this faux liberaldom thinking, they told him ‘go big and go fast.’ So Joe is screaming at breakneck speed toward some sort of loony legacy.

He doesn’t care how or apparently what it takes, he is determined to have a major legacy. But he doesn’t care if he has to steal one.

It hurts me internally to compare Joe Biden with Donald Trump. And Trump was on the road to a legacy that would endure. Joe wants a legacy without putting in the effort. Many of the Democrats do the same thing: i.e. they aspire for the job without actually wanting to do the job.

But even if the democrats actually do the job, it doesn’t look anything like we would expect the job of president to be. That’s because they don’t see things the same way we do. They don’t want the same things. And they certainly don’t value the same things we do. It all comes out in the wash though.

They aren’t even who they tell us they are and yet we are supposed to think they are just like us. They couldn’t be any further from normal people, which they look down on. They want to create a new normal. They could not be any further from our objectives. They have none of our best interests at heart.

We see crises and they see opportunities. We want solutions and they want to extort problems for personal and collective political gain. It does not look anything like what we the people ever wanted. But it never was about what we wanted at all.

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New Rules Of The Road

Familiarize yourself with these new de facto rules of the road under Biden’s administration. This is the latest iteration of the way things are going to be run under Biden.

Government will take or extract corporations’ money and call it “government investing.”

Democrats will tell corporations what political positions or opinions they need to have.

Corporations, this is not your government and these are not your allies in Congress or the Democrat Party; they are now your bosses. You submit nicely to their paradigm.

And you are so naive about it. It was so easy without even a whimper.

Caution Note: but no extra, sanctimonious rights or privileges come with those rules.

Shareholders Warning: you now have a new bottom line, what government tells you it is.

The bad news is people will most likely start treating you like an arm of the government.

So you wanted to be involved in politics? Well, who knew that was a business model?

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I thought I should add some needed pretext to what caused me to write this post. It’s very simple, if you don’t already know.

As soon as Georgia rolled out a bill with new laws over voting and elections, Democrats and activists in the black community jumped up with allies in media/press to oppose it.

Immediately, their media comrades like CNN ran point to put pressure on corporations and businesses to stand up to oppose the bill. Calling it suppression was not enough, they had to demonize, lie and distort every segment of the bill before people could hear about it.

Of course most Democrats did not even read the bill, they just followed the lead of the political hacks. Once lies and distortions take root, it is virtually impossible to undo.

Soon CNN had lines of black activists (read Marxists) empaneled on air calling for corporations to take up the opposition flag against Georgia. They demanded any businesses who did not stand up in solidarity with their Marxists mantra was subject to their wrath and the pain for it. Interpret the threats any way you want.

So Delta initially made a statement which, in their view, was not harsh enough toward it. Coca Cola followed the lead of radicals quickly. They were taking names of anyone who refused to adopt their agenda, calling for boycotts. What did businesses do? The jury is still out. Many, like Delta, have probably joined their radical efforts.

This is now democratization of businesses, as I have written about before, by people who have no skin or investment in those businesses. Radicals only use businesses politically as pawns against their political enemies. This is no longer free enterprise but corporate hijacking and extortion. Sadly, more are complying with the radical agenda demands.

Context complete.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

It’s Mourning In America

No that is not a typo. Allow me to get personal. I am a male, which used to be a standard gender description identifier. And  I am over 55, which by definition makes me a boomer instead of an alphabetical generation. Lump me into the late baby-boomer pot. Boomers are not so great. It is only another pejorative, along with whatever else we are called.

All those distorted terms and definitions don’t even bother me anymore.

I live in the east side of America. So within hours, I could be in some of the pivotal areas of the American Revolution. That is the original one. (not the latest revolution) These days that may seem pretty insignificant, if even much remembered. So we do the Fourth of July  but other than that the 4th is basically a relic thought of days of old. We honor those events for the effects they had on us, without really honoring their cost and principle. At least we still acknowledge it. There is that regardless the fainting memory.

But a lot has changed. America has flirted on the precipice of one thing or another for years. Catastrophic warnings about pending doom are not uncommon anymore — lots of fodder for late night or backroom conversations.  Now something more insidious has happened. Things are being hastily put in place which alters everything about America.

No one can deny it has already changed. Into what is still debatable? (while we can)

Most would be forced to admit it is not for the better. What it all means is of stinging importance. America has been changed, the terms are  in limbo.  What does it mean?

For instance, say you are rich or poor or in between anywhere? Suppose you sell a business or make a killing on the stock market, hit the lottery, or whatever. Nice as it is personally, any of that would matter little if America is changed. Sure, your individual net worth may change, but America is what it is. Right? But America, as you know it, has changed. Bummer, you say? Changed is not necessarily a good thing. (to be kind and generous)

It is like winning the battle and losing the war.

None of those personal factors have the effect if America is not the same place it was. So those personal factors don’t matter in the same way, or mean as much, anymore. This is to say that if you have something really good happen to you, personally, it just would not be quite as it once would be. It would not have the same significance.

We are witnessing on one hand the hollowing out of America, and also the descent of America. Yet it is a willing decline from within. It would be akin to tearing down the Berlin Wall without the good on the other side of it. Pains with no gain.

I am getting to the part that we now feel in  mourning. Grief has given way to deep, sorrowful mourning. It is not easy to accept; yet here we are in uncharted territory. We are at the mercy of the wind, whichever way it is blowing, in the throws of the gales and gusts. Survival indeed is a priority.

Though it is just not personal survival we are concerned about, it is the country’s survival. Without that, the rest of everything is dramatically changed forever because it will not come back soon, if ever. How is that for a downer? Sorry, but it is real. We are witnessing the postmortem view of America, unedited. Something not seen before.

Skip over all the details for the time being, of who did what when. Even that seems to matter little if we are in the place we are in. What good is the blame at this point if we cannot rectify the situation? It is what it is. (how many times I have heard that) What good is personal gain if the country has disintegrated and fallen? Could you even have personal gain?  It likely would be short lived anyway with future security being at issue.

Yes, mourning is the correct term for the state we are in. How long it lasts? As long as some memory holds. While you may know relatively what generation you are in, if you fit or not, but what generation is America in? Is it generation D for decline, or is it F for fall? Or does F mean failing? Maybe that factor will then determine our own generation?

The terms don’t even mean what they once did. Then calling it woke is really broke.
And as a Boomer, I remember the old closing caption of the Warner Bros. Cartoons.

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Those Crazy Rulers And Their Methods

There is an obsession now by the Left to compare the pandemic and gun control. I’ll take that comparison. I’ll tell you why.

The pandemic started with various responses. After the travel lock-down came the lock-downs of every state. Also there was the mask issue that first was pooh-poohed as a nonstarter. It was changed to virtually a public mandate.

The reason for the responses, and they said so at the time, was to flatten the curve. They wanted to slow the spread to lift strain off hospitals. By no means did they think that was a concrete cure. In fact, they said until a vaccine was discovered or herd immunity kicked in that it would continue to spread. And we heard about the level of contagiousness.

Like everything always does, this changed. Goalposts were moved. They began declaring masks were indeed the solution and if we only wore them we could almost stomp out the spread. But no, initially masks were only to slow the spread.

See they began thinking that they could actually control the virus. That was the fatal flaw. They could not and would not control it, no more than they can control the climate. But they insisted and fooled people into thinking that. Then the lock-downs continued and dragged on, and on. They even blamed us when results were not forthcoming.

See what happens they get the idea they can control everything? Or they sell that idea for obvious public consumption? They get the public to buy into a theory and out pops all these rules and dictates to complete it.

When it doesn’t happen, don’t worry because they’ve already convinced enough people to think it will happen and they sit idly by waiting. Then they blame all kinds of things when it does not come to fruition, everything but the faulty premise in the first place.

They got people committed to results they cannot deliver. It’s too late to turn back. They claim sooner or later you will see results. And they remind you of what it could be like if they weren’t doing what they are doing. On and on, they string you along.

Between all that process, they gave way an important ingredient in their scheme, the ability to declare emergencies to enact their mandates.

So the gun debate has the same similar factors shaping it. They need to sell you on a solution to a problem. Pay no attention to the fact that their solution cannot deliver the ultimate solution they want.

There again, they claim they have to do something. Read entitled to inflict their solution on the people, come hell or high water. They must sell you on controlling the problem.

But their solution will not fix the problem. Of course, the sales pitch is to sharply reduce shootings, if not almost eliminate them. Again, in this scenario, what happens is law abiding people, willing to follow their rules, comply with a mandate that by design cannot deliver the results they want.

So then, when their desired results don’t materialize, the answer is we just did not do enough of it. We must do more only harder to bend the curve, or curb violence and shootings. But law abiding people are cooperating.

The ones they need to cooperate are the criminals themselves or nothing changes. How to do that? Not by making another law but by enforcing the law we have. But they do not want to do that, because that does not make the case for their need for gun control. They want the problem to drive the need. Eliminate the problem and the need for a solution disappears. Can’t have that.

Right now they are at the stage of gun control as the cure or fix. Then they will move to “you didn’t take enough of the cure.” Once they get you in the sacrifice mode, you want to start seeing any results for all your efforts. But it can never deliver the results they desire. Never mind that.

 

Here’s where it all comes into play. From Rasmussen polls:

“Friday, March 26, 2021

In the wake of two mass shootings, President Joe Biden called for Congress to pass new gun-control laws, but nearly two-thirds of voters don’t believe such tragedies are preventable.

A new Rasmussen Reports … survey finds that 64% of Likely U.S. Voters say it is not possible to completely prevent mass shootings like the ones in Atlanta, Georgia, and Boulder, Colorado. Only 23% believe mass shootings can be completely prevented, while 13% are not sure. (To see survey question wording, click here.)

So only 13% believe shootings can be completely eliminated. I need to find those people to sell them some snake oil. Probably the same people who buy all the other ideas Democrats feed them. Weird science anyone?

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

Wokeness Is Reality

What if…. Start now with something so basic that you never before would have had to explain it to someone. But today you feel compelled to. And it is not because people are dumb or dumber than before or that they don’t know.

They don’t know because they’ve been conditioned. Reality is only their truth and the perception of their truth upon everyone else. Their truth is shallow; it is ideology. It is a mixture of the top popular wokeness ideas in history. Since this strain is a relatively new phenomenon, it is a bunch of new ideas all mixed together. Yet it all leads to places of old.

But old ideas are relics to be destroyed under this concept.

Wikipedia (source for all things today) says:

Woke is a term that refers to a perceived awareness of issues that concern social justice and racial justice. It derives from the African-American Vernacular English expression stay woke.

First used in the 1940s, woke has resurfaced in recent years as a concept that symbolizes perceived awareness of social issues and movement. By the late 2010s, woke had been adopted as a more generic slang term associated with left-wing politics, progressive or socially liberal causes such as anti-racism, LGBT rights, feminism and environmentalism. It has also been the subject of memes, ironic usage and criticism for its methods and consequences. Its widespread use since 2014 is a result of the Black Lives Matter movement and the death of George Floyd in 2020.

What is this jabber about? History has not yet recorded the effects of this new wokeness on society. But by the first impressions, it will not be good. We still don’t know how far it can go yet. We can only hope that, while every popular idea seems to have a shelf life, this one too has an expiration date. But up to this point anyway, we cannot know that.

We can’t say for certainty that this one will die off, as other things have, that senses might prevail. What senses? That is because this is to replace sense or common sense specifically. Well, what is common sense anyway but a collection of biases supported by collective people? But who says common sense prevails? Or that common sense does take root?

Under these current conditions that is not a foregone conclusion anymore. Common sense indeed can be abolished if enough people decide it should be. We can make rules against common sense. We can disallow it.

Now that would be a very radical experiment or goal to try. But adherents are intent on doing just that. Who really cares what the purpose of it all is, if the predominant goal is only to tear down conventional ideas and reason? Where does that all leave you?

And since nothing really happens in this world in a vacuum, what is the relative effect of this in the world? We cannot even estimate that.

You see, strange as all this talk sounds, like some mumble jumble, it is the same kind of talk one could hear on a given day about what is going on. Things don’t make sense. Motives and culture itself seem deliberately twisted in knots. Why? Anyone’s guess is no better or worse than another’s. Who can say for certain? Is there anyone in particular leading it? Confusing.  It is more of a group culture think, and momentum leads.

At this point, one could write some jabber like this meaning very little or a lot, depending, and could even be considered inspiring. So maybe there is some hope, though remote, that this radical thing called wokeness can reverse engineer itself by the same evolution it was created. But don’t bet on it. More appropriate is the concern of what it will do?

When does this woke get broke?

I don’t mind so much new ideas built on established things and concepts; but this wokeness appears hell-bent on destroying, tearing down and abolishing any conventional concepts.

Is it winning?

Does something now as basic as America survive the targeted onslaught? Stay tuned. But if not, don’t expect an epitaph. Woke doesn’t do those. God save us from this Woke.

We are where we are,

surrounded by Woke

and it don’t feel better,

It just feels worse.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

Broaden The Scope

Is it time to look at things more broadly? If all the emphasis has been on the never let a crisis go to waste, maybe it is time to examine the other side. I mean we have seen what they do with crises, created or not, imagine what they do when things are good?

If they can take advantage of crises, how much more can they extort good economic times? We are about to find out. It might surprise some that their extortion is a two-lane highway.

I don’t know how to prevent that from happening but it is a concern. The Socialists and Marxists will use anything to political and socioeconomic benefit they can, not only crises. For instance, we had the largest growth in the energy sector to become energy independent and what are they doing with that?

The Left cannot have that or allow us to be in that position. You would think that fact would make everyone happy but it doesn’t satisfy the Social Left. They hate it. They want to create problems so they can extort them, at least that has been their pattern.

But don’t underestimate how they can extort good circumstances as well. The Bible says beware of those who call good evil and evil good.  Maybe that is why they revert to their number one issue, race hustling. Or the inane ability to take something that is not a problem and make it the central theme or problem. Then manipulate it for maximum gain. Haven’t we been manipulated long enough?

Here is an observation. We’ve seen a great resilience in the economy. We were in boom before it but even despite the damage the pandemic and lock-downs have done. Sort of tells you what they can get away with, no? That message resonates with the Left.

My simple opinion is: Marxists think the economy is so thriving and times are so good – we are not in a world war nor in economic collapse .—that they believe they can do almost anything to it without consequence. In other words, now is the time to throw anything they at the wall. (they have been plotting for decades) 

So the good in the economy becomes the excuse for all their pipe dreams, despite the doom and gloom that they forecast. Now is the “opportunity” for their wackiest ideas, largely because they believe they can get away with them. Like we saw their craziest ideas in the campaign, now they can extend that in perpetuity because they can.

Here is my analogy for pandemic fever over the last year. They stole something valuable from you. (Call it whatever) Then they extort the theft over you and want to sell it back to you. “Remember how valuable it was?”[he he] So their solution to the whole problem is to write a check on your bank account, against your will, to pay for all their fantasies. But in the end, surprise, you still don’t get back what they took from you. Then you will be charged for whatever they gave to you, in lieu of what they stole from you.

These are not politicians but con artists.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

Plan A Rolling Into AA Nonstop

The Democrats plan is unfolding as of this minute, and the plot is becoming very clear to anyone following the script. As obvious as the clock is on the wall.

That is to ride out their authoritarian control over us, government and the economy using the rubric of COVID but then, when it fizzles out, to shift the same control (now expertise) over the country under another banner – think Climate Change and illegal invasion or any other suitable, created, self imposed crisis or cause du jour.

You don’t have to think hard on that one anymore, they made it clear: COVID is only a dress rehearsal. They always build on their failures. My guess is it will be bigger and more disastrous than even a pandemic was. Maybe a dual or trifecta purpose and cause celeb? So, in fact, this was only a trail run. Get ready for the “ripper and gripper” sequel.

Now that they got people conditioned and accustomed to hunkering down to make every personal sacrifice possible, even families, what is not possible to do to the country next?

Something Wicked this way comes.

But there can be no pause in between to allow return to some semblance of normalcy because there is no more normalcy. It is gone. That has already been demolished.

But sure, even in that scenario, there will still be some winners and losers. The power elite and political brokers will decide who those are too. Together with their new election schemes they see no limits. Why should they? Is there anyone there – or legal controlling authority — to stop or prevent them. They think not.

We aren’t just dealing with the loony Left and political power anymore; we are dealing with a cocktail of evil. Let’s dispel their major notion. science in not a significant factor in any of this. (it hasn’t been) Power and politics are everything. That defies science.

The only veto you have — maybe the only one you will ever get — is in not supporting the left in the midterms. People cried wolf before but now the wolf is telling us himself.

Oh, I don’t really want to believe what I just wrote but the rocks are crying out.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

Throwing Down The Gauntlet

In most major stories there is usually the good guys and the bad guys. Sometimes it is hard to tell which is which. In the past, things were simpler where those lines seemed clearly drawn. Not so now.

Today it feels more muddled and not just in the movies, where Hollywood likes to push those limitations to the max. Even intentionally confusing.

This is especially the case today in law enforcement. But still if you really look at the facts and examine it, you can tell which is which. Those lines are furthered blurred when you cannot give the benefit of doubt to one side.

So its possible you can have the old good cop bad cop routine. You can also have a good cop doing something nefarious, which doesn’t make sense. You could have a bad cop trying to do something that appears righteous, using unconventional means. Or you could have the bad cop doing the same acts that corrupt the system.

You could have a good cop not doing what he needs to do intervening. A good cop could be prevented from doing what is the right thing. Restrictions could make the right thing impossible. You have all these different scenarios outside the normal boundaries of law enforcement. But you also have cops themselves making judgments on right or wrong, with a potential for error.

Why say all this and point out these nuances? Because they become possibilities when it is not obvious who the good guy is in a situation. So it can be, or seem to be, confusing. I think people like clearer lines.

Put on top of that that we usually don’t get those kind of mitigating or condemning factors from press reports. It looks confusing at first glance.

That confusion is where a lot of things can happen, like public perception or outrage or where narratives form. Good can seem bad and bad can seem good. Wrong can be replaced by righteous motive. Right can be clouded by appearance of conspiracy. Right can be condemned for the wrong reasons.

We are human and make these judgments based on what we see and what we know at the time — which often matters. Our judgments are not prefect either. The facts can make it hard to decipher who is right or wrong?

The same thing plays out in politics. Who is right or, if both are wrong, who has the higher ground? Granted these are complex judgments but we are capable of making them, as long as we have the facts and evidence. But when we don’t have those, it makes it almost impossible to make correct conclusions. So a lot of things can hang out in the “I just don’t know” category. Those await more information for us to make those calls.

We can say it doesn’t look good or it doesn’t look bad on our first impressions, yet we just don’t know. Pending. A lot of things are pending where the jury is still out, as they say. Maybe that is a good place to be, or maybe that is not necessarily good. It all depends.

Why go through this rationale at all? Because at some point it matters in a lot of instances. Sometimes it is important and sort of requires fast conclusions where we are not able to render one. Sometimes it is important to take considerable time in making it. Thus, the rush to judgment.

Long for the days when you watched a movie when it was very obvious who was the good guy and who was the bad guy. It seemed to make things simpler. But it doesn’t seem that way today.

When you combine this with systemic problems in systems, it muddies those waters further. When there is corruption on the scale we’ve seen recently, it raises the complexity of a judgment call. While we still know that some things are obviously wrong, they are deliberately shrouded in a systemic pool of corruption to determine who is really at fault.

Remember the old line from Germans that they were only following orders. As if all these things were not enough, put on top of that historical precedents like corruption that never happened before. (never seen) Historical, unprecedented failures and corruption.

You have to use all this to preface the situation we are now in. Sure, we can have an election and get the result that some nefarious people/groups want, for their own purposes, but that doesn’t make it right or legit. It cannot legitimize the process.

Sure, we can have an investigation in search of a justification for the investigation. Sure, we can do an impeachment over things that are normal or legal to do, just because we are determined to have an impeachment.

Sure, we can fail to get answers to things, which were done collectively through the power of state, where no one can seem to be held responsible. Sure, we can have major failures of trust in our institutions then turn around to bestow more power on them, after they thoroughly abused their authority. But who is to stop these things from happening; who will prevent them?

So we can count on courts, those arbiters of the facts. But they are not always given the whole truth. What happens then? We can have faulty outcomes from those entrusted to be the guardrails for law and order.

At some point, we the people have to make our own judgments about all these things, and the consequences, but that process can get very messy. And the mileage varies.

It can get even messier when self-government is stood on its head. We were designed as a republic (if you can keep it) but are leaning toward mob rule – and not necessary a democratic mob. That is a mob which, at its heart, does not care about majority; doesn’t care who is right, doesn’t even care about the rules. It is entirely demand-based. It wants what it wants and it wants it now. It doesn’t care about deliberative, due process. It only wants to be satisfied, which by nature it can never be. It will always be wanting.

How is it that we the people have to deal with all these things and yet are expected to make the right decisions and judgments on everything? We are the guardians expected to keep that republic, but can we when its obstruction prevents that from happening?

We the people need to make some serious, life-affecting decisions. Can we save what is rightfully ours to save? Can we be depended on, by future posterity, to do the right thing given all these circumstances?

May God grant us the wisdom necessary.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021

Language Police

This cycle has been happening on the Internet over the years, and always the same pattern. You have forums or sites with thread comments where people talk. Call them watering holes or whatever. People gather with ideas or positions to communicate.

Before you know it, others pop up like hall monitors trying to tell you what you can and cannot say. They claim you your opinions are wrong and that you or your ideas are a threat. Sometimes they call for banning.

But they stand there like it is their duty to attack you for what you say. So you are perceived as dangerous and a problem because of your views. You’ll hear the mantra both sides do that. They act like language police on a beat.

That is not how freedom works though. The Left don’t get to decide what people can say, think or do. They don’t get to veto speech.

You can tell from all these bursts, it is not just language or speech they are attacking. It goes all the way to thought. But it’s about control of the speaker. Some probably don’t even know they are doing it or what the end goal is. Some are well aware of it. Their real objective is to shut you down if what you think and say does not line up with their views.

Who appointed them the speech police? No one. They are self-anointed, like the grammar cops, to decide what people cannot talk about. They take this imaginary “duty” seriously.

They act like hall monitors that think everything in public domain is up to their judgment or discretion. This requires that they think they have power to make those judgments. Who gave them that authority or power?

So every time a social media opens, there are always those who think it is their entitled job to control what people say….or think. This is not how freedom or the first amendment works by any stretch of their ignorant imaginations. Yet there they are defying it.

They can’t just use social media like the rest of us. They want to conform everyone to their views and exclude others. It’s a natural appetite for them.

So we see social media companies doing the same thing in a coordinated campaign and are given the power to do it. Thus, control what you are allowed to say or what information is permitted. Other corporations reinforce it or do the same.

That leads us right down the golden path to corporate fascism. It meshes with the rest of the Leftist authoritarianism. I know they call it oligarchy but fascism describes it. And when did we turn into Russia?

Think it is not coming for you? Then you must not have said the wrong thing out of step with their views. Give it time, you will. It is inevitable at some point. They’ll let you know.

But this is not how freedom or free speech works.

Right Ring | Bullright | © 2021