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Language matters… Social Revolution Chooses Its Words To Assert Superiority Over Nation

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By DEXTER DUGGAN

PHOENIX — My sister and I were headed south back to San Diego one afternoon in the 1970s, she driving the car and my nose stuck in Time magazine journalist Otto Friedrich’s hefty acclaimed book Before the Deluge: A Portrait of Berlin in the 1920s. The cover was illustrated with a picture of National Socialist Adolf Hitler’s baleful face on a kiosk.
It was a sunny day, with the sparkling Pacific Ocean to the right of the freeway, but the foreboding book set my mood. The U.S. Supreme Court already had shocked the legal system with its fabrication of permissive abortion in 1973, and it seemed this nation might descend into anything, as other nations had.
Social revolution arrives in different ways and at different speeds. A left-wing movement with no morals but lots of moral arrogance is cancerous. Its degeneracy certainly has spread in California even more since the 1970s. And, as the saying goes, California leads the nation.
Conservative commentator Jason Whitlock, hosting the Glenn Beck radio program on December 21, recalled getting his moral foundation at a small black church in Indianapolis when he was young, then studying journalism while playing football at Indiana’s Ball State University.
Whitlock said he fears that on the culture-war front, the nation is losing to the left in the work of a demonic movement, not a political one.
Of course, language means a lot. How often do you hear conservative politicians or legislation described by media as “controversial” merely because the left doesn’t like them — like “controversial anti-abortion” legislation — while the truly controversial other side supposedly only fights for “equity,” “justice,” “fairness,” whatever.
The Washington bureau chief of USA Today, Susan Page, fits in with the dominant media narrative and thus is the kind of journalist chosen to participate in and devise questions for U.S. presidential-campaign debates.
In a December 19 article, Page raised the possibility that Joe Biden was becoming another inept Jimmy Carter, but she managed to spin this in an astoundingly positive way — “a president respected as honorable and well-meaning but one who even some supporters fear is not quite up to the job, especially when buffeted by events beyond his control.”
Biden honorable? Well-meaning? Not quite up to the job? Simply caught up by events beyond his control? Maybe on Planet Page that’s the language to use, but “Let’s go, Brandon” is the entirely different evaluation of the hordes chanting it against the tale-telling, befuddled pro-abortion fanatic who dishonestly claims residence at the White House.
Or consider the December 19 story at the liberal Politico site acknowledging Biden has troubles but not mentioning major problems the cognitively impaired president has brought on himself, including throwing the Southwest border open, embracing pro-abortion militancy and racial hysteria, encouraging gender warfare and a woke military whose battle is against normalcy.
Dominant media support these aberrations as much as or even more than Biden, but know they’re too toxic to highlight to the public as reasons for Biden’s ills.
On December 20 a caller to talk host Seth Leibsohn’s daily program on Phoenix-based KKNT (960 AM) noted there was no major-media glee about a “Maverick Manchin” preventing the passage of Biden’s Build Back Better social-revolution legislation.
West Virginia U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin’s firm objection to parts of the massive-spending bill turned out to be the key factor that halted its approval in the evenly divided Senate as 2021 expired. But both left-wing Democrats and their media allies knit their brows about how they still might be able to shove through this socialist monstrosity in 2022.
The caller to Leibsohn’s program recalled that the late Arizona GOP U.S. Sen. John McCain had been dubbed “Maverick McCain” by an approving media that liked seeing the Grand Canyon State politician often helping Democrats and hurting his fellow Republicans.
Only a year before McCain died of cancer, he reprised this role in a major way by voting to kill the “skinny repeal” of truculent Obamacare in July 2017. The razor’s-edge vote was 49-51. Dominant media and their allies pronounced that their maverick truly had put an end to the repeal efforts and frustrated his enemy, GOP President Donald Trump.
However, they didn’t describe Manchin in 2021 as a delightful troublemaking maverick but as a troubling recalcitrant who had to be thwarted so Biden could lavish trillions more confiscated tax dollars on his immoral social revolution through what a foe described as a Frankenstein bill.
What actually needed to be thwarted, the majority of Americans would say, were the Biden administration’s fiercely adamant policies to force experimental coronavirus vaccinations on everyone — except illegal immigrants — and rush as many illegal entrants as possible across the border then secretly around the U.S.
In the name of fighting a virus, Biden and his enforcers had done all they could to, among various things, destroy thousands of businesses and have innocent people fired from jobs, close schools and churches, encourage drug use and suicide, tamper with honest elections, impair children’s social development, and hamper public transportation.
Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Prof. Dr. Marty Makary told Fox News on December 27 that rather than mandate an unvarying national policy, “we need to custom-tailor the policies according to the individuals… We’ve never seen this level of martial law and paternalism to prevent mild infection in 300 million Americans.”
Even Russia’s tough president, Vladimir Putin, said mandatory vaccination wouldn’t be imposed on his population.
Meanwhile, although one hears confident speculation from Republican quarters that disastrous Democrat governance is persuading voters to give the GOP control of Congress in the upcoming November elections, a person has to ask why Democrats want literally millions more illegal aliens arriving here between Biden’s inauguration and November.
Every new arrival is a new pair of hands to mark a ballot, even if illegally.
This is a reminder of Democrat determination in 2020 to put mail-in ballots, subject to fraud, in everyone’s hands, as well as impermissibly change election laws and insert political partisans into sensitive ballot-tabulation work.
If mid-November 2022 arrives with the startling news that after a long count, Democrats maintained control of Congress, well, you were warned.
The left wing is dead serious about imposing its dominance on the U.S. — by whatever means.
Fox News commentator Tucker Carlson said on December 18 that Biden’s border policy may be the most destructive thing any administration has done to this nation.
Someone else may argue that the elite’s imposing a half-century of permissive abortion has done immeasurable harm, but Carlson has a point.
It’s plain that Biden prefers lawbreaking aliens to the legal U.S. citizens that he wants to replace in hopes that Democrats can cement a new dictatorship here.
There’s nothing that adequately can describe the doublethink that Biden and his media allies engage in to treat the coronavirus as the most terrible disease that calls for utterly remaking America — while at the very same time intentionally spreading the disease as widely as possible by sneaking the aliens carrying it throughout the U.S.
The Wanderer asked two sources to comment on flooding the U.S. with the illegal entrants.
Conservative GOP political consultant Constantin Querard said: “Today’s Democrats want to fundamentally remake the country and they are also committed to a rather radical political position that any efforts to impede the flow of illegal aliens into the United States is inherently racist and inspired by hatred. Put those two things together and they both don’t want to stop the invasion and couldn’t, even if they wanted to.
“Of course it is the people at the lower ends of the economy who suffer the most from this lawlessness and those are the people the Democrats pretend to care about,” Querard said, “so it continues to be a political problem for them as Democrats slowly wake up to the reality that their own party is the cause of so many of their problems.”
KKNT radio talk host Seth Leibsohn said: “You can change a country quietly two ways: change its ideas and change its people. By perverting our country’s history, we have been on a generations-long effort to change our ideas and history, making aliens of our own people, born here, and sending them out into a country they do not know.
“By abandoning the protection of our sovereignty and ignoring basic immigration strictures and functions, we are now in the midst of an effort to change our population,” Leibsohn said. “We know little about those flowing in, and what we learn, piecemeal, is that many of them come here to succeed and many of them come here to succeed in harming us.
“The levels and numbers are staggering when we actually learn about them,” he said. “The administration in Washington, D.C., certainly knows all this, leading most of us to think, ‘This must be deliberate.’ We cannot long last under such misfeasance and nonfeasance. This issue may be the most serious issue we do not discuss much. And that is deliberate, too.”
For quite a while the U.S. had taken pride in the fact it had long, undefended borders with Canada and Mexico, but the trust that allowed that to happen has been lost.
A recent slide show on the Internet showed European medieval towns. They were notable for their ramparts, other fortifications and watch towers. Based on unfortunate experience, those citizens thought first of their own protection, not some overly optimistic hope that whoever came down the road had the best of intentions.
Lessons in life from the Trojan Horse to the Alamo to the World Trade Center suggest that realism requires caution. Unfortunately that is where we are back to today. Walls are needed, as even Biden knows within his fenced White House and the security protecting it that he denies to Americans in the Southwest.
Yes, Biden and his administration need their own walls, but the most suitable ones would be at a penal institution before they can do more damage to this nation.

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