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Trump as Hercules Cleaning Out the Augean Stables
Am Thinker ^ | Feb 17, 2019 | Clarice Feldman

Posted on 02/17/2019 5:09:50 AM PST by upchuck

Last week in Viareggio, Italy, the citizens paraded with a huge float depicting President Trump as Hercules. Looking at his many accomplishments against countless enemies and political opponents, the depiction was not inapt. Like Hercules, he defeated the Queen of the Amazons, and this week, he's going on to clean out the Augean Stables. In this respect, he's aided by the utter stupidity of his opponents.

A. The Green New Deal

For decades now, under the guise of environmental protection, the far left has tied down America's economy. It's been largely gradual, hidden in fancy language and supported by those little harmed by these restrictions. Last week, freshman congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose previous experience was bartending, and Senator Ed Markey, whose commercial experience before entering the political ring was driving an ice cream truck, proposed a Green New Deal. Without reading it, all or most (I can't keep track of all of them) of the announced Democratic presidential candidates endorsed it, to their subsequent embarrassment when the details they hadn't bothered to read became known. Ocasio-Cortez kindly provided a FAQ cheat sheet, which revealed how insane the plan was. When the details were known, she withdrew it, offering up various versions of why it wasn't the real Cliff's Notes of the deal.

In any event, taking advantage of the opportunity to put the Democrats to the test, Senator majority leader Mitch McConnell announced he'd bring the resolution to the Senate floor for a vote, at which time cosponsor Ed Markey accused McConnell of "sabotage" and trying to "silence" voters.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: clarice; draintheswamp; emergency
Excellent and humorous article by Ms. Feldman. Read the whole thing.
1 posted on 02/17/2019 5:09:50 AM PST by upchuck
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Clarice Feldman ping.

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2 posted on 02/17/2019 5:10:55 AM PST by upchuck (When a society is open, then it [the Left] can’t win. ~ Daniel Greenfield)
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To: upchuck

Great explanation of the national emergencies legislation. It should be repealed.

It gives the President far too much power.

Maybe the Congress can repeal it after the Republicans take back the house.

No way should a future Democrat president be allowed to exercise this much power.


3 posted on 02/17/2019 5:25:17 AM PST by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: marktwain

Well, if Paul Ryan had done his job as Speaker (he did nothing that I can discern other than serve his Bushmasters in the corporate class and Establishment), quitting early to ensure that they got even more, we wouldn’t have to worry about the President exercising his emergency powers.


4 posted on 02/17/2019 5:30:10 AM PST by laconic
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To: upchuck

Feldman is an idiot. Trump was depicted as the God Emperor of mankind from the game WarHammer 40k.

https://1d4chan.org/wiki/God-Emperor_of_Mankind

Hercules? As the Germans say, mine arshe.

He needs to put down the Greek classics and get out of his ivory tower.


5 posted on 02/17/2019 5:55:36 AM PST by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (TRUMP TRAIN !!! Get the hell out of the way if you are not on yet because we don't stop for idiots)
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To: All

Would have meant more if he hadn’t signed the Rat open borders bill.


6 posted on 02/17/2019 6:06:38 AM PST by gibsonguy
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To: laconic

I suspect that if the Republicans win back the House, Speaker McCarthy is not going to be much of an improvement over Speaker Ryan.


7 posted on 02/17/2019 6:10:41 AM PST by Alas Babylon! (The media is after us. Trump's just in the way.)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

“He” needs to...? Who “he”?


8 posted on 02/17/2019 7:05:04 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Enquiring minds want to know.)
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To: Mrs. Don-o

Feldman


9 posted on 02/17/2019 7:17:43 AM PST by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (TRUMP TRAIN !!! Get the hell out of the way if you are not on yet because we don't stop for idiots)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

clarice feldman, may not be a he


10 posted on 02/17/2019 7:21:10 AM PST by b4me (God Bless the USA)
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To: upchuck

11 posted on 02/17/2019 7:32:40 AM PST by null and void (If socialism is so grand, why are Guatemalans coming here instead of going to Venezuela?)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget

Clarice Feldman is a she.


12 posted on 02/17/2019 7:35:29 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Enquiring minds want to know.)
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To: Alas Babylon!

McCarthy is Ryan’s hand picked successor and was actually Boehner’s first choice to succeed him.


13 posted on 02/17/2019 7:40:12 AM PST by gibsonguy
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To: Mrs. Don-o; b4me

In today’s culture you may be missgendering.


14 posted on 02/17/2019 8:33:00 AM PST by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget (TRUMP TRAIN !!! Get the hell out of the way if you are not on yet because we don't stop for idiots)
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To: upchuck

bump for later


15 posted on 02/17/2019 9:59:08 AM PST by Albion Wilde ("Great nations do not fight endless wars." --Donald J. Trump, State of the Union speech 2019)
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To: LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget; b4me

In today’s culture it would be all to easy to mis-species.


16 posted on 02/17/2019 10:20:41 AM PST by Mrs. Don-o (Enquiring minds want to know.)
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To: upchuck
He wanted us all to become vegans to sustain the planet. No meat, no eggs, just vegetables and fruit. (It boggles the mind to think how much farmland it would take to substitute vegetable protein for meat and eggs and where in the world all that fertilizer would come from.)
Ummm . . . if you want to ridicule your target, it’s best not to make a ridiculous critique like that.
Hint:
In order to raise animals to produce meat and eggs you have to feed them. And you have to feed them more vegetable protein than you will have to substitute for the meat you don’t eat.

17 posted on 02/17/2019 11:57:58 AM PST by conservatism_IS_compassion (Socialism is cynicism directed towards society and - correspondingly - naivete towards government.)
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To: null and void

Thanks for posting the pic.


18 posted on 02/17/2019 1:19:56 PM PST by upchuck (When a society is open, then it [the Left] can’t win. ~ Daniel Greenfield)
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