Now that President Trump has taken the oath of office, there is a lot of work to do. If President Trump, as he stated, really wants to ‘drain the swamp’, his enemies (Corporate Media and their ‘Fake News’, Washington Elite, and other groups) are only going to get louder and more violent. They will ‘not go softly into that good night.’
While many, who feared Obama, are now celebrating, we must take a moment and be thankful for all the blessings that have been placed on every one of us – no matter what our political, social, or economic views may be.
For so long, good has been called evil and vice versa. Now, we have been given another chance, with new leadership, to set things right… To that end, we must seriously take a moment and humble ourselves in silent prayer for this to happen – not just for ourselves, our family, our community, state, or nation, but for the world as well.
On September 8th, 1974, President Nixon gave Richard Nixon a full and unconditional pardon for any crimes he may have committed. In the same vain, President Obama could also give the same kind of pardon to Hillary Clinton prior to his departure in January 2017. On the surface, this would be a slap in the face at the justice system; however, Hillary would not be in a far more uncertain area.
In 2013, President Obama signed the National Defense Authorization Act, giving his stamp of approval to the Pentagon spending bill that kept Guantanamo Bay open and made indefinite detention for U.S. citizens possible. Hillary Clinton, in a nationally televised debate, blurted out a national secret about having four minutes for a nuclear response. Since “loose lips sink ships“, what would any national security conscious thinking president to do?
It would be relatively easy to imagine President Trump, because of national security, have Hillary Clinton, Bill Clinton, and Chelsea Clinton taken into custody and sent to Guantanamo Bay as a national security precaution with no lawyers to talk with.
Of course, if this were to take place, there would be a petition to the Supreme Court that has already refused to uphold the Constitution and allow indefinite detentions already. So, a petition, to currently evenly divided court would amount to nothing as Hillary, and her immediate family, sit in an uncomfortable holding cell, for months – or even years. A situation, that would with normal medical care, Hillary and Bill, would likely not survive.
In his latest rant at the White House, Obama decided to promote the idea of extending unemployment insurance to get away from the massively unpopular Obamacare. In short, he is pulling a classical “Bait and Switch” on the American people hoping, against hope, nobody notices. Although, I am only glancing through the remarks, I have noted the following Obama “inaccuracies” to put it mildly…
So, let’s get into the meat, or the pink slime, that is the Obama argument for extending unemployment benefits. He wants Congress to re-instate the extended unemployment benefits because, in his own words… “Voting for unemployment insurance helps people and creates jobs, and voting against it does not.” If he means government jobs to oversee the unemployment insurance, that is correct. If he means anything else, like in the points above, he is lying – which is nothing new.
There is an old saying, “Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day; show him how to catch fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” By just extending unemployment insurance without end, all we are doing is just giving more ‘fish’ away and not achieving any long term goals of getting people out of the social welfare net.. It is time for those capable, to learn how to ‘fish’.
Perhaps, one possible solution to extended unemployment insurance, beyond the 26 weeks that states provide, could be a 1 year loan that has the same payback features as school loans. Just something to think about.