Topic one: gun control
Here we see an incremental approach to eventually disarming the American people. In the aftermath of the school shooting in Florida a couple of weeks back, there are renewed demands for gun control throughout the land. Now, there is talk at the highest levels in Washington of universal background checks, raising the age to buy guns from 18 to 21 years of age (that we can support), and outright banning of some types of guns.
What will happen the next time around? With the mental health and family problems or “issues” not being meaningfully discussed and acted upon, you can be sure that there will be future mass shootings, sorry to say, even with more “feel good” gun control.
An interesting item was seen by many on the tele or TV last evening. When President Trump was referring to and briefly describing the black market for guns in the US, Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) quickly shifted the discussion back to legal gun sales, which she is adamant about restricting and reducing. Wow! A decades long crusader against legal gun ownership (as mayor of San Francisco (1982) she tried to outlaw gun sales in the city and restrict gun ownership, but the courts struck her efforts down) is not concerned with the sizeable black market in guns in the US. Hey, if you want a gun(s), and cannot purchase these legally with all the background checks and waiting periods, just seek out someone in the illegal market and pay cash – no questions asked. All these gun control proposals, if implemented, would make it more difficult, much more difficult for law abiding citizens to purchase and own guns and ammunition. Do you see that?
A question to consider: Do you really want to live in a country where only the police (who will obey “lawful” orders) and violent criminals and domestic terrorists possess guns? Food for thought.
Topic two: Trump’s Jewish problem
President Trump was most accommodating to the Senator from California as he encouraged other senators to address her concerns in their bill to be debated in the Senate. Here is a listing of leading leftist liberals who are public figures (past and present), and who are for gun control and major restrictions on guns. Dianne Feinstein, Barbara Boxer (former Senator from CA), Barbara Walters, Barbara Streisand, Ruth Bader Ginsburg (US Supreme Court justice), Elena Kagan (US Supreme Court justice). Notice something? All these individuals are women, and all are ethnic Jews. (Of course, we could include a lengthy listing of Jewish men, public figures all, that are anti-gun. For brevity, we omit that listing.)
Trump has trouble saying no to Jewish folks. He went ahead with his decision to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. This, of course, enraged many in the Arab world, and especially outraged the Palestinians. The prospect for lasting peace in the Middle East, which was always a chimera given the continuing US interference in the region for the benefit of Israel, is now even more remote.
Trump has put Jews into key cabinet positions (Mnuchin at Treasury) and has many Jewish advisors (his Jewish son-in-law, Kushner, helps to formulate foreign policy, and David Friedman, Jason Greenblatt, Stephen Miller, Carl Icahn, Gary Cohn, etc.). President George W. Bush went to war with Iraq in 2003 at the behest of all the Jewish “neocons” (Wolfowitz, Perle and others) in his inner circle at the time. Another former president who had placed Jews into key cabinet positions (Rubin, Reich and others) and put 2 Jews on to the US Supreme Court (Ginsburg and Breyer) was Bill Clinton. Former President Ronald Reagan (1911 – 2004) looked the other way when Israel invaded Lebanon in 1982 and said nothing when purposeful atrocities occurred as the result of the invasion. Reagan also did nothing when Israel’s air force bombed and destroyed Iraq’s French built nuclear complex in 1981.
See a pattern?
Trump’s Jewish problem is also America’s problem. The mantra “America first” rings hollow when American interests are subordinated to Israeli interests abroad and to Jewish interests at home.
Topic three: Amazon book reviews
This past weekend, I was shopping online for a couple of books. On Amazon’s website, I came across this title, Against Our Better Judgment – The hidden history of how the U.S. was used to create Israel, by Alison Weir (2014), and read some of the many customer reviews for this recent work on little known history. Other Amazon visitors can comment on the customer book reviews. Reading some of these comments was a riot. There are many trolls out there who take shots at any favorable reviews for the book, even though it appears that these trolls have not read the book. This also appears to be true for many of the one star, negative customer submitted book reviews. Few of these are “verified purchase” reviews. In fact, one critical reviewer claimed that he found a copy of this book in a gutter or public trash can. When done reading it, he says he returned the copy to where he had found it!
The comment that convinced me to buy the book was from another interested reader who wrote that after seeing all the hysterical negative comments about the book, he decided to buy it and read it for himself to get at the truth. Cries of “anti-Semitism” and threats of an unpleasant afterlife for those who think favorably of the book are to be found among the comments to the various reviews for this title. We would advise that if you have any interest in this book, purchase it now before it gets banned by Amazon – which is a very real possibility.
We include a link here to the book and its reviews for any interested readers. You may get a few good laughs by perusing some of the reviews, and especially the comments to those reviews. (As this book just arrived in yesterday’s post, I cannot review it as I have yet to read it.)
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