But when the man is right, he is right; the 1% are running and ruining America. But as usual, he has it backwards. He thinks the 1% are the wealthy -- those who have succeeded and become obscenely rich, living well and large, enjoying their money and prosperity, while standing upon the hunched shoulders of the huddled masses. Yet it is the elite progressives who are the true 1%.(full story "The 1% Solution" at americanthinker.com)
The hardcore left, while few in number, seem to always dominate the national conversation, in support of an America where everyone does as he is told -- for the good of humanity, of course.
They berate the unconvinced. "Do it for your family. Do it for yourself. Do it or else -- you selfish, racist bastard. You know you would do it, if it wasn't for your bigoted hatred of the black man in the Oval Office."
Do what? you ask.
Does it matter? "What" is whatever they say it is...and it's for your own good, so shut up.
True The Vote, the nonpartisan election integrity group based in Houston, placed 160 counties on legal notice regarding their apparent failure to maintain accurate voter registration records. A recent study evidenced that each county reported over 100 percent registration compared to actual living and eligible population.(full story at breitbart.com)
Current estimates by Pew Research indicate that 24 million registration records are now inaccurate. Although federal law exists to prevent such a sad statistic, it has become clear that a growing number of local election authorities are failing to perform their most basic function. This injustice has been allowed to grow due to a combination of weak federal enforcement and limited citizen attention – until now.
Simón Bolívar triumphs over Spain in the Battle of Boyacá (1819)
The U.S. Congress passes the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution giving U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson broad war powers to deal with North Vietnamese attacks on American forces (1964)
California judge Harold Haley is taken hostage in his courtroom and killed during in an effort to free George Jackson from police custody (1970)
b: Frank Fitzsimmons (1908), Jonathan Pollard (1954)