Skip to comments.What We Can Expect With a Democrat-Marxist Controlled House of Representatives….
Posted on 11/13/2018 1:05:55 PM PST by Ancesthntr
CTH has received multiple requests for a review of predictable consequences as a result of the midterm election. Thankfully, and perhaps unfortunately, we have solid references to base these predictions on because theres a solid frame of reference from the 2006 midterm and the subsequent consequences we saw in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010.
If we take the empirical 2006 example as the starting point and overlay the 2018 landscape to modernize the predictive model, what results is a most likely scenario.
First, any intellectually honest review must overlay the current political environment. In 2018 the scale of unchecked lawless behavior is a significant influence toward the differences we can expect from the last time Democrat/Marxists held congressional power. The term Democrat-socialism, in essence a Marxist approach, is now the dominant fuel within the professional DNC political operations.
When the Democrats last held power in 2006, their actionable objective was toward a far-left, Saul Alinsky-type aggressive tone and influence; however, there was a need to couch that intention as they positioned Senator Barack Obama for the 2008 presidential election.
In 2006 the radicals, needed to downplay their radicalism. In 2018 the severity and aggression of the left, as assisted by the dropping of all media pretense, no longer needs to hide the intention. When Democrat-Marxists take control in January of 2019 they no longer need to couch the extremism, the American electorate have been prepped.
Secondly, it cannot be overstated how violent and confrontational the House of Representatives will be as soon as they are sworn in. They will work with an immediate purposeful intention. All political violence will be approved to attain their objectives. The recent behavior of Jim Acosta (CNN media), and ANTIFA toward Tucker Carlson, is now, and will be going forward, the new normal.
There will be extreme political violence.
In 2006 it was the SEIU and AFSCME union foot-soldiers who smashed windows, advanced upon polling places and engaged in the most severe examples of voter fraud and intimidation. In 2018, with the help of uber-Alinsky DNC Chairman Tom Perez, that corrupt sentiment is now institutionalized within democrat-socialist political apparatus. ANTIFA is now the DNC grassroots activist approach.
Failing to accept the severity of this shift in the past decade is intellectually dishonest. As Nancy Pelosi said of the Occupy Wall Street violent anarchists: God bless these people. Indeed the OWS precursor to ANTIFA were laying the groundwork for the new severity of power in Democrat leadership. Nothing is out-of-bounds; no level of corrupt behavior will be avoided; everything will happen openly and without any backlash from a compliant media apparatus; the social fabric will be shredded.
The Democrat mantra: never let a crisis go to waste is the modern version of the Fabian-Socialist: remould it closer to the hearts desire. Both approaches rely upon the destruction of acceptable norms in order to advance the political objective.
♦Specifics: When Democrats last took power in January 2007, Nancy Pelosi and Steny Hoyer took control in the final two years of George Bush second term. Immediately they set about a process laying the groundwork for the 2008 presidential election of Barack Obama. This was a priority objective.
One of the techniques was the removal of the budget process. By eliminating the federal budget process in 2007 (fiscal year 08) the Democrats paved the way for the next democrat president to demand massive open-ended spending.
By the time the year of the general election came around (2008), the lengthy budget process was replaced with Omnibus spending bills (fiscal year 2009). Obviously when Obama was successfully installed in November of 2008, the useful crisis was financial. The subsequent TARP bailout, auto bailout, ARRA ($1 trillion stimulus) and QE1 were all accomplished with massive omnibus spending packages.
[NOTE: These are important references because from that moment forward, despite the GOP taking back control in January 2011, the constraining budgetary process was forever destroyed. There was never regular-order budgetary spending again.]
It is also critical to emphasize the difference between Democrats taking control in the last two years of Bushs second term, and Democrats taking control in the last two years of Trumps first term. Within this difference you will predictably see a shift in strategic operations from the Marxists.
George W Bush was exiting, and unlimited spending was used to empower the entry of Obama; however, now the Marxists need to knee-cap President Trump by weaponizing the power of the purse the biggest weapon of the House of Representatives.
After a ten year UniParty hiatus the Marxists will now go back to using budgets in the structural defunding and dismantling of ICE (Immigration and Customs Enforcement), the Southern Border Wall, and any program, initiative, policy or institution the Marxists want to see removed. This is a strategy of the Democrat crisis-makers; and they are exceptionally better at achieving their desired results than Republicans.
When it comes to political weaponization and political power constructs the Marxists have exceptional work ethics; they will outwork anyone on the other side who opposes them. They are far, far, better at political strategy and scheme than conservative politicians. Part of the reason for their success is that crooks, cons and swindlers are far more cunning than honorable, virtuous and moral people. It is unfortunate, but true; and the same truth applies beyond politics.
♦ Two other thoughts on this issue. First, you might remember when this massive spending, and the government takeover of healthcare, led to the Marxists losing the 2010 midterm election in a massive defeat. But do you remember what the democrats did in the lame-duck congress between November 2010 and January 2011?
Does the term Porkulous ring a bell?
While 63 democrat seats were lost in the November 2010 election (and six democrat senate seats), those exiting Marxists, despite just having suffered the worst defeat in almost 100 years, audaciously and apologetically voted in the December 2010 lame-duck session, to fully fund President Obamas next two years in office. This was done by Speaker Nancy Pelosi specifically to block the incoming GOP wave from upending the priorities of the Obama administration in 2011. That was called the Porkulous spending bill; and the democrat-marxists didnt give a snit about how it looked.
Now, do you think Speaker Paul Ryan will do anything as bold to fund and secure the budgetary priorities of President Donald Trump in this lame-duck?
Secondly, about the overall unilateral commitment and cunning historically displayed by the Marxists. They are so committed to the long-term view they are willing to sacrifice anything for the biggest, most consequential, advances toward their objectives. In 2010 the democrats killed their own blue-dog coalition to advance their ideological goals.
Within the 63 House seats the Marxists lost in that 2010 midterm election; they killed off the entire 40 member Bart Stupak coalition; the blue-dog caucus. Totally willing to sacrifice 40 seats to attain a generational ideological objective (ObamaCare); and they are about to step back into power a mere eight years later. Stunning when you think about it.
In my opinion few reading this have any idea just how bad these next two years are going to be. Its not your fault. We are the normal people who dont spend every moment of our day scheming, conniving, and developing plans to dismantle the lives of your freedom loving community and rebuild it as a collective society. For these Marxists who are about to take power thats all they do. Every moment of their existence they spend thinking about how to gain power and dominate, 24/7/365 thats all they do.
Lastly, future predictions: Michael Bloomberg will be the Democrat/Marxist nominee for 2020. There will be a field of candidates; but the professional Democrat machine will run the splitter strategy, and the back-room crowd who really control the elements of power have already pre-selected their nominee, Michael Bloomberg. Marxists always have the plan mapped out well in advance. (A woman will be the VP nominee)
If you start now looking at what actions the Marxists are taking, through the prism of their goal being President Michael Bloomberg, lots of things will make a lot more sense.
Folks, if they get that, it is all over - you'll see the 1st and 2nd Amendments reduced to mere shadows of their former selves, along with any other measures necessary to cement their grip on power. They mean to obtain power and, once they've accomplished that, to NEVER relinquish it again. The next 2 years, up to and including the Presidential election, are truly for all of the marbles. If our side wins, we have more breathing room; if we lose, we end up like the Whites in Russia after the Revolution - dead, imprisoned or largely serfs of the State.
I'd love to hear anyone's take on the main message in the above article - not so much on who will be the Dem nominee in 2020, though if y'all want to speculate, go right ahead.
FWIW, and I hope and pray that I’m wrong (and maybe a bit paranoid), I can easily see either Rush or Hannity being assassinated by someone on the Left. If “they” can pull off getting some drugged-up nutcase to do a school shooting, how hard would it be to steer that person toward one particular person who doesn’t have the benefit of Secret Service protection?
ANOTHER one of these articles and more doom and gloom.
How about posting what you plan to DO about it, ANYONE?
Haven’t seen ONE yet?
I thought this board was full of ex army etc.
Would you guys just talk and talk and talk and talk and talk and talk and talk about HOW BRUTAL the enemy is without EVER giving One Idea of the best way to approach the situation?
A lot of partisan “ Sturm und Dranng “ occasionally entertaining, mostly disheartening & frustrating if you care for the country. The good news is it likely means stalemate for all things other then USSC & federal courts. (Which is not insignificant!). There will be continued progress there.
I hear you. But I think there’s concerns, as to what we can do, in the minority position. For example, they are ready to launch 85 subpoenas and launch various investigations, and there’s not a thing the GOP minority can do to stop them.
America papers over its vast political differences and vast differences over demands of government with massive spending and debt.
What can we expect? More destruction of our currency and more debt.
On the Dem side Bloomberg might be the best choice. But of course he would not be nominated.
Think how many millions of utterly moronic females went out Nov 2018 and voted against their own financial and security interests just because voting for the rabidly lying Leftist clown candidate made them "feel good"
Look at the election map. 2020 is going to be impossible for Trump unless the Dems nominate a thoroughly unlikable, demonstrably corrupt candidate again. Anyone even marginally charismatic can rely on these millions of moron voters to vote for the Marxist clown show. All because their stupid day time television, and poltical manipulated social media outlets, tells them "it is hip and trendy" to be a Left wing activist.
The ‘gun safety confiscation laws’ are the shot across the bow. One death has already occurred, what will you do if the left gets the opportunity to assess ALL gun-owners as a ‘risk’ and attempts confiscation?
“For example, they are ready to launch 85 subpoenas and launch various investigations, and theres not a thing the GOP minority can do to stop them.”
Just ignore them like the democrats do.
Wanna stop the rats? The 2020 election started on the 7th.
We need to beat them at their own game and they have a hell of a head start on us
I don’t agree on Bloomberg being candidate 2020 and I don’t thoroughly agree that in 2006, overt preps were being made for a Marxist 0bama. I don’t think that all that many knew quite how radical he was going to be, although, perhaps the DNC leadership did. I could be wrong. I believe he was viewed more as “utopian”. I think he was viewed as “the first Black pres” novelty that none of the boring likes of Yeb, Kasich et al could defeat. Again, perhaps I am splitting hairs.
In brief summary, I considered how much of the posted article is exaggeration and how much of it is probably accurate. I think it’s only about 20% exaggerated. Which is pretty accurate.
If there are any real plans involving outside the present legal system actions, a big if, they wouldn’t be posted on an open forum.
What you are going to see is a bunch of Democrats showing their azz and accomplishing zippo.
“I’d love to hear anyone’s take on the main message in the above article”
Boring and pompous.
Learn to write, Redford
“In my opinion few reading this have any idea just how bad these next two years are going to be”.
I have to agree with Sundance on this one. The worst is still to come. Rush/Hannity talked a bit about this today.
We are moving into violent times in the next 2 years.
You could not be more blatant and provocative: You specifically identify “ex army” (i.e., former military, veterans, etc.) to stop talking, talking, talking, and DO something. That necessarily suggests you are trying to get someone who is familiar with military weapons and tactics to forego dialogue and move into in some kind of violent altercation. No one is going to take your bait.
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