Environmental Un-Education 70 Years of “Stupid”

As President Trump continues unwinding the web of climate regulations that have been spun in the name of saving the world for nearly 70 years, some of the outrageous claims too often taught by too many schools by notable people undeserving of their stature and respect have come to our attention.

Political homogeneity is problematic –

  • it biases research and teaching
  • reduces academic credibility

Even though more Americans are conservative than liberal, academic psychologists’ biases cause students to believe that conservatism is deviant.

In the aftermath of the hysterical performance by teenager Greta Thunberg before the United Nations, much has been written about her background and the environmental education that literally created her fear of the impending end of the civilized world. There is little doubt that she is not alone in believing that catastrophic climate change is impending, that her generation will never survive to old age and that the situation is clearly the fault of the current leaders of the world.

A study by Brooklyn College associate professor Mitchell Langbert has exposed perhaps the underlying cause for much of the absolute fear of dying from climate chaos demonstrated so publicly by Thunberg and so many others in her generation. This fear of the future has even reared its ugly influence in the United States House of Representatives through the voice of representative Alexadria Ocasio-Cortez; a young women whose biased education has been put on display nationwide.

Langbert assimilated political information about Ph.D. professors on tenure track at 51 of the 66 liberal arts colleges as identified by US News in the magazine’s 2017 listing of such colleges. The exhaustive study and the underlying basis of the research and results has been published on several web sites. The entire study prints out over 30 pages and contains much detail. In the interest of reducing the shear volume of this study, this article is simply a chronological list of key headlines predicting doomsday in various ways.

Exposure of continuing poor quality education practices will hopefully lead to serious evaluation of critical education programs. One such example is the student loan program. Originally developed by the Department of Defense to recruit scientists and engineers, the student loan program has become so exploited that today it is little more than a massive money tree supporting the ever expanding tenure guaranteed employment program that protects the problems so obviously exposed by the Langbert study.

One of the most startling facts revealed by the study is that the ratio of professors identifying as democrat (liberal) versus republican (conservative) in the area of environmental education is 108 liberals to 0 conservatives. Zero tenure track professors in this area available to present a balanced position! Is there any wonder how young people like Thunberg and Ocasio-Cortez become so “uneducated.”

The list below only includes a headline and a very limited recap of some of the content of the articles. Every article can be found online in its entirety. The Langbert study is also available on line and summarized in several locations.

1967 Dr Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University Dire Famine by 1975 Suggest involuntary birth control and sterilizing agent in foods and drinking water Catholic Church should be pressured into compliance for birth control speaking at University of Texas

ref: Salt Lake City Tribune 11/17/1967

1969 Dr Paul Ehrlich, Stanford University Death in Bue Steam by 1989 Everyone will disappear in pollution caused Cloud of Blue Steam in 20 years

source: The New York Times 8/10/1969

1970 James P. Lodge Jr, Boulder Colorado Ice Age by 2000 Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado Air pollution to obliterate the sun and cause an ice age by 2000 Demand for cooling water will boil dry the rivers and streams of the United States: speaking at Institute of Environmental Sciences

ref: Boston Globe 4/16/1970

1970 Dr Paul Ehrlich, Stanford Univ. Oceans dead as Lake Erie by 1980 America to ration water by 1974 and Food will be rationed by 1980 at University of California / World Affairs Council of Inland Southern California

source: Redlands Daily Facts 10/6/1970

1971 Dr. S.L.Rasool, NASA Disastrous Ice Age in 50 or 60 years Atmospheric dust to block sun – drop global temperature by 6 degrees Writing in the journal Science

ref: Washington Post 7/9/1971

1972 Brown University, Dept of Geological Sciences Ice Age by 2070 A conference of 42 Top American and European (climate) Investigators concluded climate deterioration of a magnitude never before experienced by civilized mankind

source: letter to President of United States 12/3/1972

1974 Columbia Univ. and European climatologists Ice Age Coming Fast Drs George and Helena Kukla say space satellites indicate snow and ice coverage up 12% -World temperatures continuing to decline since 1935 t0 1955 ice increasing faster

report published in The Guardian 1/29/1974

1974 Time magazine / Decades of Cooling – No End in Sight Growing number scientists agree. Signs include “unexpected persistence and thickness of pack ice…” Since 1940’s mean global temperature dropped about 2.7deg F

source: Time magazine Science 6/24/1974

1974 T.M. Donahue, Univ of Mich. Earth in Great Peril as O-Zone disappears Michigan scientists agree list of “horrors” is long – could send mankind back 100 million years testimony before

source:Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences January 29,1975

1976 Stephen Schneider, climatologist – Boulder, Colorado Famine Food reserves insufficient to sustain life during coming ice age National Academy of Sciences report 1975 – famines are coming due to colder temps

source: The New York Times book review 7/18/1976

1978 International Team of Specialists No End in Sight to Global Cooling German, Japanese and American specialists found data indicates cooling to continue

published in journal Nature, December 15, 1978

1988 James Hansen, NASA 1988 hottest year in 130 will bring droughts Claims “greenhouse effect” is here. (Temp Data was later proven to be falsified) Claimed sea levels will rise from 1 to 6 feet during the 1990’s in testimony in Congressional hearings on Mid-Western dought 12/12/1988

source: The Miami News 6/24/1988

1988 Mr Hussein Shihab Maldives to be Underwater by 2010 . Drinking water supplies to dry up by 1992 Mr. Hussein Shihab, Environmental Affairs Director: Ocean rise will be catastrophic United Nations Environmental Project plans to study the problem

source: The Canberra Times 9/26/1988

1989 James Hansen NYC West Side Hwy Underwater by 2010 Predicts excessive heat will lead to water shortages, more crime, fewer birds, etc… …

source: Salon.com interview 10/23/2001

2000 Dr David Viner, senior research scientist, Univ. of East Anglia . No more Snow Based on models, Snow will be a rare and exciting event

source: The Independent 3/20/2000 reprinted by The Guardian

2004 Pentagon chiefs brief President Bush Britain will be “Siberian” by 2020

Report says major European cities will be underwater, mega-droughts, famine and wide spread rioting will spread across the world

source: The Observer / The Guardian 2/21/2004

2008 Seth Borenstein, AP Science writer NASA scientist: We’re Toast James Hensen, NASA ( yes he is still employed ) says Arctic ice is disappearing “exactly the way we said it would.” Artic will be ice free in 5 to 10 years

source: Associated Press – 6/24/2008

2008 AL Gore, author, North Polar Ice Completely Gone in 5 Years Making this prediction at COP15 Climate Conference December 14, 2008

source: WUMT tv and Daily Mail online et el: 12/14/2008

2009 Prince Charles Just 96 Months to Save the World Richard Dimblely lecture at St. James Palace, “without coherent financial incentives and disincentives er have just 96 months” to avert “irretrievable climate and ecosystems collapse…”

source: The Independent 10/20/2009

2009 Gordon Brown, P.M., U.K. Fewer than 50 Days to Save Planet PM’s opening statement to Paris Climate Summit

source: The Independent 10/20/2009

2013 Prof. Peter Wadhams, Ice-free Arctic in 2 years – Methane Catastrophe Release of massive methane pulse from melting ice could trigger costs equaling entire world’s GDP. Loss of permafrost will destabilize climate system around the world

source: journal Nature 7/24/2013

2013 U.S.Navy Dept of Oceanography Ice Free Arctic by 2016 Research project funded by the US Dept of Energy

source: The Guardian 12/9/2013 reporter Nafeez Ahmed

2014 Laurent Fabius, Frence Foreign Minister 500 Days to Avoid Climate Chaos Appearing with John Kerry, Secretary of State in Washington, D.C.

Source: Washington Examiner 5/14/2014

And yet the sun came up today… … …

Education Crisis in the House

With the media intent on covering the activity in Washington surrounding the conflict between the President and the Democratic Party, we are being given an opportunity to witness our government leaders unfiltered as they take their turns in the spotlight. But is this a good thing for many of them?

Remember the House Armed Services Committee hearing on March 25, 2010 concerning the U.S. military installation on the island of Guam, Hank Johnson (D,GA) said to Admiral Robert F. Willard, Commander of U.S. Pacific Command, “My fear is that the whole island will become so overly populated that it will tip over and capsize”.

That comment would have been comical if Johnson had not proceeded it with several questions about the overall dimensions of the island and even asking the admiral if he recalled how many square miles there were to Guam.

Johnson’s moronic comments made entertaining media for a few days; much like his comments about imagining a world without balloons during a debate over renewal of funding for defense department helium. But while he continues to win reelection and serve in the house, he is no longer alone in making a fool of himself by trying to sound more intelligent than he is. So sad!

Regardless of your position for or against the President, if you have the ability to read and understand above elementary school level, you have to be concerned for the quality of our government after 50 years of decline of U.S. education. During these past few days,the number of representatives who very clearly demonstrated their lack of understanding of the Constitution was seriously disturbing. These are our government leaders. Yet they speak with such poor grammar they would be admonished by every one of my long since retired middle school teachers; including shop teacher Mr. Rose.

One representative addressing Obstruction of Congress was trying to sound intelligent by using the standard practice of speaking slowly and occasionally pausing as if to be thinking ahead. What she was attempting to explain was how the Constitution identifies the 3 branches of government as “co-equal”. Her comments tell us she has no understanding of the meaning of the English language word “equal”. Additionally, she demonstrated no knowledge of the history of the United States regarding the relationships the three branches have had for over 200 years. And most importantly she isn’t aware of the constitutional process for resolving disputes. Her ignorant rhetoric is widely accepted as intelligent on one side of the aisle that divides the House into two main party groups. So sad!

The proof of the depth of such widespread ignorance is in the fact that during this three-and-a-half year drama the majority party leadership have chosen to refuse to join the President in asking the third branch to rule one way or another. Although these inter-branch disputes have historically been resolved by the constitutionally outlined process, this Congress simply decided they were more “equal” than the Administration, therefore whatever Congress ordered the Administration must do. Otherwise – according to one political party – the President is Obstructing Congress. So wrong and so sad!

Education in Congress

Education on Review So Sad

Regardless of your position for or against the President, if you have the ability to read and understand above elementary school level, you have to be concerned for the quality of our government after the 40 years of decline of U.S. education. The number of representatives who very clearly demonstrated their lack of understanding of the Constitution was seriously disturbing. These government leaders spoke with such poor grammar they would be admonished by every one of my middle school teachers; including shop teacher Mr. Rose.

One representative addressing Obstruction of Congress was trying to sound intelligent by attempting to explain the Constitution identifies the 3 branches of government as “co-equal.” She then contradicts herself stating that because the President didn’t yield his branch to a congressional committee request, he was obstructing Congress. Her comments tell us she has no understanding of the meaning of the term “co-equal.” She demonstrates no knowledge of the history of the United States regarding the relationships the three branches have had for over 200 years. And most importantly she isn’t aware of the constitutional process for resolving disputes. Her ignorance is not isolated. So sad!

In this three-and-a-half year drama the majority leadership have chosen to refuse to join the President in asking the third branch to rule one way or another. Although these inter-branch disputes have historically been resolved by the constitutionally outlined process, this Congress simply decided they were more “equal” than the Administration, therefore whatever Congress ordered the Administration must do. Otherwise – according to one political party – the President is Obstructing Congress. So wrong and so sad!

The Emissions Lie is Costly

To point out the dishonesty of Colorado’s emissions testing system may well force me into the company of another great heretic, Galileo. But it seems time someone identify just some of those actions by the state which are directly opposed to the state’s claim for the need for this high speed revenue lane into the pockets of political donors. Moreover, the claims of the need for emissions testing are in direct contradiction to nearly every single “solution” to automobile pollution the Colorado Department of Transportation has undertaken since the passage of the Taxpayers Bill of Rights (TABOR).

To understand the relevance of the reference to Galileo one needs look no further than any current media coverage of the “consensus of scientists” which have chastised anyone who dares to question the scientific evidence – proven to be falsified- to support the issue of “man-caused” global warming.

Now I digress for a moment to emphasize that I am not disputing global climate change, I am only pointing out that the much of the data has been falsified.

So it happens that some 400 years ago Galileo was tried and sentenced to life under house arrest for suggesting the Earth orbited around the Sun. His suggestion and the science he offered in support contradicted the “consensus” of astronomers and church leaders. Of course we know now the “consensus” was absolutely wrong.

Truth has a long history of standing in contradiction to beliefs. Today the platitudes supporting emissions testing as a means to achieve clean air are as misguided as those 16th century religious scholars citing the Bible as evidence of Earth’s position in the universe. Yet these statements of faith that sound so good as debate points are not even considered valid by the same government that happily collects emissions testing fees under the banner of cleaner air. If government leaders actually believed auto emissions were a serious source of the Denver area’s poor air quality most of the staff at the planning division of the Department of Transportation would have been fired more than a decade ago.

To illustrate just one of several egregious examples of the Colorado Department of Transportation acting in direct opposition to the concept of reducing automobile pollution look no further than any new roadway expansion project. What you see is a toll lane reserved for the very few who can afford the adjustable tolls. Worse still, these tolls are adjusted higher and higher during the exact times when the automobile traffic is peaking and slowing.  It doesn’t take much thinking to understand that thousands of idling cars stalled in traffic jams will certainly produce more exhaust emissions than if those same cars were able to move quickly along and reach their destination where the engines are shut off completely. The extra lanes could move more cars in less time but instead their purpose is to generate toll dollars. What is even more insulting to everyone paying any attention at all is that Colorado has given away many of these valuable highway lanes to private enterprises. Under these so called public-private collaborations the lane operators are able to put emphasis on profit well before any concerns about reducing air pollution.

As for the testing itself, since its inception in the 1980’s when lead-based gas was being phased out and oxygenated gasoline was not yet developed for widespread distribution, testing has come and gone. State after state has recognized the process was no longer of any value. A 2013 editorial in the Spokesman-Review of Spokane, Washington urged ending the testing a year and a half earlier than its original ending date in 2020. The Spokane area began testing in 1985 when the air quality in the area was ranked among the worst in the country. Much of the pollution was known to be from inefficient wood burning stoves. Nevertheless, city officials tried improving the air quality index numbers by reducing downtown parking, adding turn lanes and even moving monitoring stations to less busy intersections with fewer idling cars. Limited progress was made until the 1991 introduction of oxygenated gas and improved emissions recirculation systems in engines finally started the upturn in air quality. As the number of vehicles from the 1980’s became insignificant, legislators began shifting emissions testing revenue to the general fund where money, “wisely spent to facilitate traffic movement might well-reduce emissions more than testing, which itself cleans nothing.” (Spokesman-Review)

Money “wisely spent” might well improve Denver air quality but it seems that spending money wisely will continue to be nothing but a pipe dream until the current leaders of Colorado’s government are replaced with thinkers and planners who put citizens needs before bureaucrats’ bonuses.

Grateful for Impeachment

We should be thankful for the impeachment process. Without the light of attention shining into the dark chambers of those who have created a fourth and powerful branch of government, we may not have discovered the serious threat to freedom of these unaccountables. Moreover, we are only now beginning to understand the power to control so much of our government and our lives these bureaucrats have created for themselves.

Because of the availability of so many media outlets, it is extremely difficult to understand the extent of ignorance by so many Americans about what has happened and is happening in Washington, DC. with regards to the, so far, non-violent attempt to overthrow our constitutional representative democracy. The impeachment activity is not the issue. The issue is: now that more and more of us are aware of the degree to which these bureaucrats have incorporated themselves and the extreme efforts they will undertake to protect their power, how do we “drain the swamp” ?

No question that the selective broadcasting of only the anti-Trump speeches in the hearings by so much of the media is partially responsible for the plague of ignorance affecting nearly half the population. No doubt the impeachment will continue to be reported as the lead story by much of the old established media. But when the process is finished, regardless of the outcome, if the subversive forces responsible are not exposed and held accountable, the peaceful transfer of power in America by the will of the people will be the ultimate loss.

We know the facts about how impeachment came about. We know the truth about some of those responsible; but not all!

Whether your team wins or loses, there is nothing to celebrate if the “swamp” isn’t drained.

Timeline to the 2nd Civil War

Before the rise of the Romans, scholars of the Etruscan period recognized a pattern of human behavior wherein a major crisis occurred coincidentally with the end of the lifespan of a generation. This time span of roughly 80 years was named saeculum. As we read the now infamous and quite comical Democratic Party – invitation only – Articles of Impeachment, it might help to identify this activity as the end of another saeculum in America’s history.

We are now roughly 80 years from the crisis of World War Two. That great crisis was roughly 80 years from the 1st Civil War, which itself was roughly 80 years from the American Revolution. Are you beginning to see the pattern now?

Former state Senator Greg Brophy recently presented his thoughts at a GOP breakfast on the importance of the 2020 election by comparing it to the 1864 election of Lincoln. While we are not yet engaged in armed conflict as was the case in 1863, it is undeniable that the political, social and desired economical paths for the United States has the country as divided as it was in 1860.

Before Strauss and Howe wrote “Generations”in 1991, Ronald Reagan warned us that freedom is always only one generation away from extinction. Since America is the last stronghold of freedom on Earth, if socialism emerges as victorious over freedom from the currently simmering crisis here, freedom will face total extinction around the world.

If life has only 12 years left due to man-made climate change, some might not care to engage in the preservation of freedom. But those us who have experienced the value of freedom may choose to fight to be free to live out our last few years in pursuit of happiness.

Bad News for Liberals – Again and Again and… … …

As career porch pirating gains momentum in America’s big cities, the popularity of videos showing the openly brazen thieves is also exploding. But are those video defense systems really as effective as voting for law and order candidates for city and state government.

A recent study of crime data revealed which cities have the greatest problem with porch pirates. While the numbers may not yet be conclusive since many of these crimes are reported to sellers or delivery companies instead of law enforcement, the trends are clearly showing through such data sources as internet searches and insurance claims. In response to the news of the prevalence of these crimes, defenders of these cities’ reputations are scrambling to excuse or explain the causes for their individual poor performances at protecting their citizens property.

San Francisco leads the national list of porch pirate crimes. Defenders suggest these crimes are more popular because of silicone valley and the concentration of tech savvy customers who order expensive and easily resold products. While that might be true for San Francisco, such an excuse falls on deaf ears in Washington, D.C., or the Atlanta metro area; numbers 6 and 9 respectively on the list of the ten. And how do the promoters of Minneapolis explain their city being just one place lower than Seattle at number two.

Regardless of the media spin there are two similarities among these cities that might be clues to solutions. Every one of these top ten cities is led by socialist liberals, a.k.a. Democratic party mayors. Secondly, every one of these areas has designated themselves as sanctuary areas for criminals.

Boots in School Hallways

Can you Hear them NOW?

The footsteps of the boots of the coming police state.

The first violence and arrest of what will be many incidents to come is now in the record of the meeting of the Maryland State Board of Education meeting where Obamaschools’ Common Core Curriculum was being “discussed.”

But only written and approved questions were permitted at this “discussion.” So when Robert Small got off script with the only real question that matters regarding Obamaschools, Small was violently dragged out of the room and, of course, charged with assaulting a police officer.

Small understands the future of his two children are at risk under the federal takeover of the content of America’s education. Each day it is becoming more clear to more parents that their children are the targets in this attack on freedom. The ultimate objective is also becoming more clear – forcing the Democratic Party’s Marxist/Sheria doctrine into the minds of America’s youth.

Adolf Hitler said it best when he realized that whoever controls the youth owns the future. But Hitler moved too ambitiously. His very successful youth movement was not enough to defeat the allies across the waters of the Atlantic. Hitler’s youthful army drove the British into the waters off Dunkirk and across the English Channel. Arguably, he had won Europe and would very probably have ruled for decades if it weren’t for the confidence that led him to advance across the Atlantic.

Obama clearly demonstrated that America must be defeated from within – like cancer. He eroded the economy and our ability to manufacture. He wore down our soldiers with multiple conflicts where enemies can not even be identified and Americans are being shot inside their own offices. He planted the seeds the activities that will destroy the Constitution as we witness today the process being used by partisans to overturn our votes of 2016. It seems very likely now that the heros of Seal Team 6 were sacrificed. It is very clear that Ambassador Stevens and his staff were set up to be murdered. Who will be next

A new treaty in the U.N. will allow jack-booted thugs disguised as family services agents in suits and ties to take out children from our homes, “in the best interest of the children.”

A new treaty with China and the anti-American nations of southeast Asia will destroy the remainder of our economy and the Dollar will finally be beaten into nearly worthless paper. The plan is called “check-mate” by the Chinese.

America’s energy sector has been buried under mountains of paperwork and regulations enforced by an ever increasing civilian army of armed government officials.

The only fear these people have is education. And so we have Common Core Curriculum sneaking in under the piles of money and threat of being ‘cut-off’ if the Standards are not implemented by the States.

Mr. Small may be the first victim of violence against Obamaschools but he won’t be the last.

Listen parents, you will hear the boot steps soon enough.

The more Things Change…

The details have migrated but the basics remain the same as illustrated by this post from the run-up campaigns to the 2016 election. As you read it today, substitute today’s events and see for yourself how similar the events are in so many ways.

In a disappointing turn of events a young advocate for women has been successfully indoctrinated into voting for Hillary Clinton based on the “news” she has seen or read as indicated by what she writes:

Trump is a despicable, unpredictable megalomaniac that has zero plan and on top of it is racist, xenophobic, alienating, misogynist, who not only has sexually assaulted women but brags about it openly.

But will she change her mind after the alleged “victims” of Trump sexual assaults speak out in defending Trump and accuse NYT of lying about them and distorting the truth? Or will the release of emails proving the Hillary campaign is behind the turmoil be too late? Where do these women’s stories originate?

In the Marxist manual for Hillary’s campaign, Rules for Radicals by Saul Alinsky, a key rule is to accuse the opposition of what you do or plan to do in order to create the illusion that your position is the legitimate position. Read the details attached to this YouTube https://youtu.be/pC-w-XV00aA

But the truth is being revealed through emails being verified and reported upon as rapidly as possible.

http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2016/08/02/exclusive-nbc-quietly-scrubs-discredited-smear-clinton-rape-accuser/

When NBC “Today Show” anchor Andrea Mitchell reversed a 1999 NBC report and claimed Clinton rape victim Juanita Broaddrick’s accusation had been “discredited,” the network quickly and very quietly removed the word discredited from its web site knowing their own story from 1999 had been well documented to support Broaddrick’s accusations. But in the midst of the Clinton campaign and their promoting of accusers of Donald Trump, the network refused to apologize or even retract the word on the air.

It is incredibly disappointing that NBC and Andrea Mitchell will not publicly apologize for this egregious error, especially considering that NBC has retroactively edited the online version of the story and taken out the word ‘discredited.’”

http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/06/15/leaked-dnc-files-dems-planned-hit-trump-widely-discredited-hit-piece-falsely-accusing-rape/

Top allies of Democratic presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton planned to falsely accuse presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump of rape, a leaked file from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) shows.

This story became reality when Megyn Kelly rushed the story on air before verifying its contents, over and over again.”

The story was addressed by the woman who allegedly made the accusations – Ivana Trump, during divorce proceedings. Ivana’s own statements continued, “Not In The ‘Criminal Sense.’” but Kelly didn’t care to be honest in what appears now to be part of the Clinton campaign strategy.

Ivana Trump told CNN right after the story broke in The Daily Beast:

I have recently read some comments attributed to me from nearly 30 years ago at a time of very high tension during my divorce from Donald. The story is totally without merit. Donald and I are the best of friends and together have raised three children that we love and are very proud of. I have nothing but fondness for Donald and wish him the best of luck on his campaign. Incidentally, I think he would make an incredible president.

Ironically, The Daily Beast never made any attempt to verify the story with Ivana Trump before rushing the 1,700-word smear to print back in July. What’s perhaps most important about this situation is that, despite the story being entirely disproven about Trump—disproven by his own ex-wife no less— the DNC wanted to send Trump through the exact same ringer again at one point or another during the forthcoming battle with Hillary Clinton. The Democrats clearly care not one bit about accuracy, since the Party’s official opposition research files on Trump don’t even include the full story—or the fact that said accusations have been discredited.

Now let’s look at Jessica Leeds accusation about Trump being like an octopus…

http://www.westernjournalism.com/thepoint/2016/10/14/1-key-thing-just-uncovered-about-trump-sex-accuser-shows-her-story-already-unraveling/

As of now, the FAA cannot confirm her to have been on any passenger or crew manifest with Trump. (Another passenger who was confirmed to have been on the flight across the aisle from Trump has stated on the record that Leeds story is a lie.)

However, we can confirm that Jessica Leeds has been in a long-running property dispute with Donald Trump since at least 2007. Leeds, herself a millionaire, is quoted in the New York Daily News in 2007 complaining about Trump’s (then new) Rancho Palos Verdes Golf Course in California:

In yet another story, this one run by the Associated Press, Leeds complains of the trees on Trump’s golf courses.

In 2008, the Los Angeles Times ran with a similar story. Framing their piece as a random property dispute, the Times reported: “A Rancho Palos Verdes woman says the Donald Trump organization summarily ended a property dispute by sending a construction crew and bulldozers to rip down and relocate the fence in her backyard. The homeowner, Jessica Leeds…”

The New York Times which initially ran the accusation story could easily have found that Leeds may or may not have ever been on an airplane with Trump, but she has a nearly ten-year-old beef with the real estate mogul over a property dispute.

And so a comment to my young Hillary supporter and advocate for women rape victims I ask….

As a professional involved and concerned about the trama suffered by rape victims, and a Hillary voter, it must be sad to realize every single accusation you have made against Donald Trump is now proving beyond a doubt to be fabricated by the Hillary campaign…

By perpetrating a possible lie, the Times manipulation of serious sexual assault allegations to support the candidacy of Hillary Clinton and achieve its radical, leftist political agenda does a disservice to real victims of sexual assault. They are now forced to climb over an even higher bar to have their stories heard and justice served.

Typical of the left’s cynical whatever-it-takes approach to winning the political war — they are willing to do lasting damage to the cause of the very “victims” they’re claiming to champion.

On the other hand…

Hillary was the accuser-in-chief of attacking the credibility of Bill Clinton victims during the ‘bimbo eruption’ days of Clinton’s presidency and beyond. Some readers may remember her accusing the accusers of being bimbos when she made the comment about dragging a dollar bill through a trailer park and catching all the bimbos you could ever want.  If ever there was a “war on women” Hillary would be the most qualified candidate to be commander-in-chief.

Billionaire sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, who claims to have co-founded the Clinton Global Initiative, served 13 months in jail for soliciting prostitution from a minor. Epstein is the subject of ongoing litigation involving several other underage victims, and flight logs from Epstein’s private jet show Bill Clinton flew with him at least 26 times. Vice News reported one of Epstein’s victims, Virginia Roberts, told her attorneys she had damaging information on Bill Clinton.

And now for the real issue of honesty…

North Florida-based Congresswoman Corinne Brown is the latest Clinton super delegate to receive an indictment for corruption and ethics violations. Brown allegedly received $800,000 from an organization called One Door For Education under false pretenses that the funds would be used for charitable purposes.

Late last month, Congressman Chaka Fattah was convicted on charges of racketeering, corruption and stealing charitable funds. Sen. Bob Menendez, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, Gov. Dannel Malloy and the former Virginia governor who served as Clinton’s 2008 campaign chair, Terry McAuliffe, are also in the midst of corruption probes.

God Bless Edward Snowden

God Bless Julian Assange

God Bless America

Indoctrination vs Education

The speakers were all immigrants from socialist countries. All had fled to America, to freedom! All of them still had family in their birth country. They had come together in the small crowded room in the basement of this church to tell us their stories. Stories that differed because of their ages and family status in their native countries. Yet regardless of when or where they had left their birth countries, regardless of how old they were or when they came to America, each of them had come to the church this evening to explain to us the truth about life under socialism. And make no mistake, to those of us who are old enough to have seen communism in its undisguised years, to see people shot and killed for tying to escape over the wall from East Berlin, to see it before it was rebranded in our schools as socialism – or worse, the modern American Democratic Party – what these new Americans were describing was frightening.

While the stories varied from Cuba under Fidel Castro, Venezuela under Hugo Chavez, to corruption so prevalent in Peru that three ex-presidents are under indictment and the current Congress has been suspended by the current President who himself has been suspended by that same Congress calling for impeachment. All the while Peruvian’s distrust of the politicians has reached the boiling point. Does that sound familiar?
Despite their varied origins, despite the fact they came from different countries, despite the difference in names assigned to their various governments and leaders, the results were always the same; poverty and despair and starvation. People suffer with diseases that could be cured and are easily prevented in other nations where the government doesn’t control every aspect of the healthcare system.

While universal poverty, lack of medicine and nutritious food are undeniable results of socialism, how does a nation fall prey to such an obviously failed ideology? The answer to that question is the common thread that ties each story to every other. That universal connection is the government control of the children through schools that indoctrinate not educate. Schools where history is rewritten to exaggerate the attraction of socialism and the suffering of the working class under Western democracies. From free daycare to free college, a government monopoly of the curriculum guarantees socialism will prevail over time. Indoctrination like this takes time. The rise of socialism isn’t usually an overnight transformation like a violent revolution. And even in the cases of revolution such as in 1959 Cuba the underlying motivation to follow and install a Socialist leader takes time. The promise of a life of comfort being insured by the State is an easy sell to the most ignorant, the impoverished, the laziest and, sadly but most importantly, the most trusting: school children.

Two of the speakers recalled similar memories of being required to spend their Sunday marching in youth parades to show the love they had for Fidel Castro. Going to church was not permitted. These parades started early and lasted all day. In contrast to the youth parades in Cuba were protests in Venezuela. But instead of the marchers being filmed for propaganda to show the success of the Socialist society, those who demonstrated opposition to Hugo Chavez were subjected to severe punishments.

Today in Cuba diabetics die from lack of insulin. Infants die in filthy hospital rooms where simple disinfectants are unavailable. Food and medical supplies are stopped at the borders of Venezuela to prevent the weakening of the government’s control over every aspect of the citizens’ lives. And these are only two of the unlimited number of examples the people escaping from socialist countries can recount.

Many in the audience were folks who remember hiding under our school desks during nuclear attack drills. Yeah, we really did that! Others could understand how terms like “cold war” and “ mutually assured destruction” effected daily life. But clearly our generation has failed to be vigilant over our youth as evidenced by polls indicating a majority of young voters have little to no objection to Socialist policies. Worse still, our lack of awareness of what has been happening in our schools is now translating into votes for openly socialist political candidates. Most haven’t won yet but time is running out for freedom. The “one generation” Ronald Reagan warned us about may be about to assume real power. Since the late 1960’s America’s education ranking has fallen until today our students no longer rank among the top 30 developed countries. Ignorance is a valuable tool for socialists.

But the question from the young folks was; how does any of this affect me here in Colorado?

Recently, Colorado has followed California’s examples of socialist policies in far too many instances. The tyranny demonstrated by the vengeance-motivated Democratic party ruled legislature this past session is a warning shot to let those who have the audacity to oppose their leadership will be punished or driven out of “their” state. Perhaps there is no better example in the world than the overwhelming citizen opposition to proposition 112 in the election of 2018. Yet the citizens’ loud and clear voices were completely ignored as the Democratic legislators immediately demonstrated their disdain for the citizens’ who would dare to question their desires to shut down the oil and gas industry in “their” state.

But the example here is not that the legislators believed they had the duty to reverse what they decided was the wrong decision by the voters. The example here is that those same legislators then claimed to be supporting “democracy” by joining a movement to eliminate the electoral college system and thereby support the popular vote system for electing the President. These two actions are oxymoronic. The very idea that a popular vote supporting an issue the Democrats controlling the government didn’t like had to be overturned is in direct conflict to the same idea that a President should be elected by only a small geographic section of the country where the concentration of population is easier to convince to support Socialists.