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On the roster: The right one thing, Washington – Independents are not sold on trump or Dems – Pelosi says, to hear the Dems ‘back to the basics’, in Müller – Audible: Easy there, Spartacus – Who you callin’ a trash-panda?
THE ONE THING WASHINGTON AGREED TO
Given the way they talk about each other, scream, faces melt, like she had just marveled at the contents of the ark of the Covenant could be forgiven for thinking that the extremists in both of our parties very little.
You might even think that we were on the brink of a new civil war, or at least that the result of the election was a make-or-break deal for the nation.
But if you pay attention to what you do, instead of what you have to say, you will quickly see that a powerful consensus has formed, to the government, the most important function. Expenditure must always be up, up, up-and heads of government have to always do more, more, more.
To punish the practical difference between the socialists and the nationalists in Washington, the groups that you are looking for, and to reward the groups that you are looking for, in their pursuit of a permanent majority, and ever higher taxes.
Nationalists say it is good to give to the welfare of the farmers, but bad to make it too easy for poor people to get food stamps.
Socialists say, it is good to college for students for free, but is bad money for the enforcement of the immigration laws.
These preferences are about social engineering, not the money. As Washington proves conclusively this week, the big breakthrough of the cross-party consensus that is our life here: no one really cares about the expenditure.
After a 75-year-old fight over how much money the Federal government should spend to, the members of both parties have recognized that the politically expedient answer for all parties is simple: Everything, plus a further $1.3 trillion.
It could have been, until recently, inconceivable that any party would risk the political devastation that would come from running a $1 trillion deficit in a time like this. The voters tend to forgive each other from the big spending when times are tough, but what’s the excuse when the economy is growing strong, the workforce is fully employed, the wages grow and the markets are through the roof?
It is the same reason that the current President badgers of the Central Bank for interest rate cuts in the middle of a gangbusters economy. Both parties have agreed on anything other than bang-zoom-to-the-moon growth is politically unpopular. It was once said that, “We are all Keynesians now.” The joke is that both parties Keynesians and supply-siders.
The important thing, your elected representatives have decided to continues to hurl deposits, the money in the oven, while keeping the taxes relatively low. To talk of a cut in spending, which is not politically motivated, the objective of a despised group, or face a tax increase is not designed as a punishment for a disfavored sector of the society is unimaginable.
This is what happens, while the nationalists and the socialists to keep yourself busy and distracted by calling each other racists who hate America.
To tolerate, to accept as soon as the partisans came, that the loss of an electoral doom for the Republic meant, she was ready to plunder any almost as long as it is in the name of victory against the evil.
How do you get Democrats who once felt that running huge deficits was “unpatriotic” and the Republicans, who only eight years made debt reduction their rallying cry, at the same time to swallow the financial policy inefficiency in this size?
You convince her, at first, that only the victory.
The next time you attempt to care deeply about who said what, has, who, remember, that, when it comes to the Central responsibility of our government, they are all in it together.
THE RULE: A REFUTATION OF THE GLOOMY SOPHISMS!
“Fortunately for mankind, wonderful fabrics reared on the basis of liberty, which have flourished for ages, in a few glorious instances, the gloomy sophisms submit. And, I hope, America, the broad and solid Foundation of other edifices, not less magnificent, the stay is equally the end of the monuments of their error.” – Alexander Hamilton, Federalist No. 9
TIME OUT: *DROOLS*
WaPo: “read the words ‘biscuits and gravy’ and a picture of the flaky, buttery pastry topped with a seductive, sausage-studded cream Sauce comes to mind. You can find a version of the dish, served in diners and cafes, food trucks, fast food shops, and even white table cloth restaurants in the nation over — not only in the South, his birthplace. … But that its origins are decidedly humble. Biscuits and gravy, which may return in some form, as early as the war of independence, but many food writers and culinary historians position of its birthplace in the Southern Appalachian mountains in the late 1800s. Wood was one of the most important sectors of the economy of the region, which supports the origin story, the sausage, the sauce was a sauce as a sawmill. It’s the ideal was a cheap and calorie-rich fuel for the sawmill-workers in lifting heavy logs all day long, and the perfect tool for the production of the era, the biscuits more palatable.”
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Trump job performance
Average Approval: 45 Percent
The average of the rejection: 51.4 percent
Net Score: -6.4 Points
Change from a week ago: up 0.6 points
[Average, includes: NPR/PBS/Marist: 44% approve – 53% reject; Gallup: 44% approve – 51% oppose; NBC News/WSJ: 45% approve – 52% disapprove; ABC News/WaPo: 47% approve 50%, reject; CNN: 45% approve – 51% disapprove.]
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INDEPENDENTS ARE NOT SOLD ON TRUMP OR DEMS
NPR: “the Democratic presidential candidates battle to propose, a lot of progressive politics in this election. And while these guidelines may resonate with the party base, some of these ideas are not popular with General election voters, according to a new NPR/PBS NewsHour/Marist poll. And General, independent voters said they were not impressed with the direction either President Trump or the Democrats want the country to this point before the year 2020, the choice, the results show. ‘Independents on the fence are, on the whole,” said Lee Miringoff, Director of the Marist Institute for Public Opinion at Marist College, which conducted the poll. … Trump has his best in this polling since taking office, but his approval rating is only 44%. Less independent undecided about the President and give him a 42% approval rating from 35% in June. … Among independents, a third said they would quarter on every case, vote for the President, from a. The majority — 54% — say that they are definitely not the same as in the last month.”
Biden presents return to the criminal justice plan – Fox News: “democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden on Tuesday unveiled a broad plan to reduce the country’s prison population, the reform of the nation’s criminal justice system and eliminate racial and income disparities in sentencing. The former Vice-President of the campaign also highlighted that the proposal is officially titled the “Biden Plan for strengthening America’s commitment to justice”, would be to prioritize the reform of the juvenile justice system, with $1 billion per year” to ensure we are even more children a second chance to live up to your potential.’ Senior-Biden campaign officials tell Fox news that the sweeping plan would be paid for the use of the cost savings from the reduction in the mass arrests. Biden is expected to spotlight his plan this week, while addressing, he speaks to an NAACP presidential candidate forum Wednesday in Detroit, as well as the next day in Indianapolis, when the National Urban League annual conference.”
Booker throws Biden to create a mass incarceration system – Fox News: “Only a few hours after the former Vice President on Tuesday morning unveiled a comprehensive plan to reduce the country’s prison population, the reform of the nation’s criminal justice system and eliminate racial and income disparities in sentencing, [senior Cory] Booker took aim. “It is not enough to tell us what you do for our communities, to show us what you have done for the last 40 years. You have created this system. We disassemble it,” tweeted the senator from New Jersey, which is black. Booker the great participation in the drafting of the 1994 crime bill, the criminal justice Biden to the right of reform is a sensitive issue for the current frontrunner in the race for the democratic presidential nomination. … Biden, the new criminal justice plan – in fact, would reverse the stricter sets of conditions for crack versus powder cocaine, which were implemented 1994 legal.”
Steinberger: will America back to a time before the trump card? – NYT: “Biden is still trim and agile, and in the two last interviews with him, I saw no evidence that his mind slipped is — on the contrary, his memory was impressively sharp. But there is no getting around the fact that he was in his mid-70s. The grey of his complexion to emphasise the point. So much about Biden, bottom right, to speak to his kind — he can be all that stands between the word “malarkey” and his from extinction, says, yesterday, man. And yet, the fact it can hide that he is an enormously popular figure in the Democratic party, commander of the degree of affection that is rare in politics. … The political calculation to Biden’s campaign — and the main reason he was believed to be by many, the most would a Democrat be selected — is the belief that the Scranton native win be able to carry enough voters in Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin, and to refuse to Trump a second term.”
Texas Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson backs Biden – Dallas Morning News: “U.S. Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson from Dallas on Monday endorsed the former Vice-President, Joe Biden for President. “During my tenure in Congress, I have seen first-Hand, Vice-President of the real work in the name of all Americans, Biden and his commitment to always,’ Johnson said in a prepared statement. … Johnson, the longtime representative for the constituency, 30, told The Dallas Morning News and KXAS-TV (NBC5) earlier this year that Biden back when he’s in the Democratic y presidential primary. At the time she was in view of the support of Sen. Kamala Harris, California, but added that Biden their first choice would be. Data backup, Biden, Johnson has spurned, Texas-presidential candidate Beto O’rourke and Julian Castro, the former Housing Secretary and former San Antonio mayor.”
Bernie campaign organisers to reach agreement on a salary increase – WaPo: “the Union organized the organizers for the presidential campaign of sen Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) approved a salary increase proposal from the administration late Monday night, after a tense internal standoff, in which the employees had argued that they were not paid the wages Sanders speaks in his rhetoric. Sanders confirmed the deal in an interview Tuesday on CNN, said he was ” happy to tell you . . . the offer was accepted.’ Details of the plan were not immediately known. The arrangement came after the organizers fought Sanders campaign manager Faiz Shakir for higher salaries. … It was unclear whether the changes would satisfy most of the field organizers for the long run, or whether further tensions would arise-management. It was also unclear if any role Sanders played in the process, and when he first learned about the resolution of the dispute.”
PELOSI SAYS DEMS ‘LISTEN BACK TO THE BASICS’ IN MÜLLER
Axios: “House Speaker Nancy Pelosi‘s office is the Explosion of a six-page memo to all members of the Democratic caucus on Tuesday, as the party leadership wants the members to image in the morning hearings for former special counsel Robert Müller. Why it is important: The document, which reads like an election ad, is the Democrats ” version of the short summary attorney General Bill Barr published days after Mueller’s report was submitted to the Ministry of justice. A democratic leadership aide said Pelosi would like the members to bring home the message of not to that the chaos consume President Trump ‘start, and also not with Muller.’ “This is added back to the basics,’ the aide. … The first four pages are a collection of what Pelosi’s office sees as the most important and most damaging quotes from Miller’s report.”
Dems ready social-media-storm – Politico: “house Democrats are preparing an all-out messaging blitz over the next three days to draw Americans ‘ attention to special counsel Robert Müller ‘s report, in the hope, channel, the of the intense focus on Mueller’s congressional testimony Wednesday to a public outcry against President Donald Trump, as well as the prospect of future foreign interference in the US elections. Democratic leadership aides say that your entire group will be the effort, the radiation-to collect messages on social media-beginning Tuesday morning, under the hashtag #retweet there port, you will use excerpts from Miller’s findings, the present vivid details of the trump-2016-campaign, the contacts with Russia, even as trump, the efforts to derail Mueller’s investigation.”
Ministry of justice warns Müller – Reuters: “The U.S. justice Department said the former Special Counsel Robert Mueller on Monday should he the limit of his testimony before Congress this week to discuss his public report on the Russia probe. In a letter to Müller, Associate Deputy Attorney General Bradley Weinsheimer said, his testimony set for Wednesday ” must remain within the limits of its public report, since the issues in the framework of their investigation were complete by the executive privilege.’ The letter said: ‘these privileges would include the discussion on the investigative actions and decisions, which is not described during your examination is different, is’ in the public version of the report. … A spokesman for Miller, Jim Popkin, said no one at the Ministry of justice, the Congress or the White house would be the assessment of müller’s statement before he delivers it on Wednesday.”
Republicans start Mueller listen to the spin-shop – Fox News: “Republicans are preparing an aggressive defense of the President Trump the former Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony Wednesday, with the President’s campaign and the party is firing up a war room, meant to highlight Democrat hypocrisy’ – and GOP lawmakers poised to use the hearing to question the origins of Russia-the probe itself. … On the sidelines of a political process will be that competitors are the counter-messaging from Republicans during the Democratic presidential primary debates. This week, the Trump campaign and Republican National Committee together on a multi-day bracketing effort,” with a rapid-response team and a full social media and digital presence.”
Boris Johnson is the UK’s next Prime Minister – WaPo
Who Boris Johnson is? – National Review
Gillibrand defended leading the charge to oust Franken – AP
House Dems outraise Republicans by almost $20 million – WaPo
AUDIBLE: EASY THERE, SPARTACUS
“My testosterone sometimes makes me wanting to feel like punching [trombone], and that would be bad for the older, out-of-shape-man who he is, if I knew that… a physically weak specimen.” – Sen. Cory Booker, D-N. J., said in an interview with the “Late Night with Seth Meyers.”
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WHO YOU CALLIN’ A TRASH-PANDA?
WBNS: “officials say a raccoon caused nearly 10,000 AEP Ohio to lose customers, makes Monday evening. The massive outage was reported shortly after 5 a.m. due to a technical Problem at the Grove city substation. AEP Ohio, said a raccoon got into a circuit breaker in the switchgear. Power has been restored at 7 a.m.”
AND NOW, A WORD FROM CHARLES…
“The problem for the conservatives is, however, that while the new national consensus decided, undeniable anti-liberal—the word can hardly be spoken without contempt or embarrassment—it is not conservative. There are no new conservative consensus”. – Charles Krauthammer (1950-2018) writing in the Weekly Standard on Sept. 17, 1995.
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