These are interesting times

We apologize for not doing a better more consistent job at plugging away, posting more, the last few days, but here is our excuse and we think you can appreciate it:

The revelations of fraud, manipulation, ulterior motives, sheepishness (we include ourselves in the sorry-soul phenomenon of the later) malpractice, incompetence, misanthropic callousness, hypocrisy, constitutional outrage and we do not hesitate to say, even mass murder, surrounding the Wuhan virus whether at the hands of especially China, but bureaucrats in the US, certain state governors and their political counterparts worldwide, and the medical, pharmaceutical, dominant media, religious, legal, Big- Tech, corporate weenies, one-world government types who used this virus as an excuse for all manner of outrages producing  the most devastating economic (entire fallout yet to be realized), medical, socio-political “expert” human carnage their designs or incompetence could muster — have been daily and extensive.

How do you get distracted from all that.  As a political blog writer, you don’t, you get overwhelmed just on that, not to mention working for a living and other exigencies of life.

Now throw in revelations about the deep-state, the extent of fraud and illegalities in the election of 2020, the machinations of Democrats, cultural rot, local and state players and issues, the distortions surrounding Jan. 6, the failures of the judiciary especially the Supreme Court and even commenting when they do good,  the Republican Party and politicians, and so much more worthy of comment, laughs, what have you.

Nevertheless thanks to the those who forward items of interest. You make this a more timely effort. If items are not used, they should have been, but it is just because “see above”.  But thanks for checking back for new posts.  We strive for at least one new post each day. And by the way, we are nearing our tenth year of political commentary as the outreach of Iowa Veritas PAC.

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Derision and contempt are warrented

The pro-abortion mentality

Seven day old chicken in egg, and 20 week human baby in utero

Germany bans killing chick embryos because they feel pain, but still allows abortion of humans

Federal Judge Rules North Carolina’s 20-Week Abortion Ban Is Unconstitutional.


Crimes against humanity

The bureaucrats and the mask Nazis. (thanks to TN)

A Group Of Parents Sent Their Kids’ Face Masks to A Lab for Analysis. Here’s What They Found


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Seriously, this fraud carrying a stethoscope!?

“Is that a stethoscope in your pocket or are you just glad to see me

https://www.the-sun.com/news/3091596/feds-open-investigation-funding-grants-wuhan-covid-leak-lab/

https://sharylattkisson.com/2021/06/video-exclusive-investigation-separating-rumor-from-fact-on-covid-19s-origin/

Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene Introduces the “Fire Fauci Act” — He Was Not Elected, Not Our Ruler

https://www.breitbart.com/clips/2021/06/15/abc-u-s-was-aware-of-financial-accounts-tied-to-the-chinese-military-were-funding-wuhan-institute-of-virology/

Dr. Mercola Explains Dr. Bridle’s Bombshell Revelations Regarding Spike Proteins from Vaccines

 

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If those wind turbines are not spinning what good are they?

None, other than to serve as one of the most obscene demonstrations of government boondoggles, special interest lawmaking and graft, waste of taxpayer money, assault on environmental legitimacy, damnable ugly things.

This hot weather stretches electrical energy demand for air-conditioning does it not?  Are the windmills turning enough in the summer doldrums to justify them as substitutes for reliable energy which must be continuously up and running anyway? Not by our observation.  This article at PowerLine summarizes the wind energy boondoggle. Also read the comment section for anecdotes about the states like Iowa that have so many of these monstrosities.

EVERYONE HATES WIND TURBINES

 

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Covidistan and The Great Reset, they are in for a reckoning

Amen we say unto you. — go forth and ridicule subtly if need be, with love to whom it must be, with distain to the manipulators, but resist, resist with all your heart

Two excellent commentaries at Townhall from Scott Morefield and Kurt Schlichter

NOT ONE INCH To Covidstan.

Excerpt re the control bureaucracy and the sheeple “Branch Covidians”   . . .

Let alone ‘scientific,’ these aren’t even rational people. They are terrorists. And you don’t compromise with terrorists. You ‘destroy’ them, in this case figuratively, by first refusing to submit to their ridiculous edicts and demands, then relentlessly assaulting their credibility with facts and data, and finally, if possible, bringing the power of governments and the judicial system down upon their worthless, discredited heads.

Forced public masking must be resisted and destroyed EVERYWHERE it is practiced, including and especially schools and public transportation, places where the system seeks to maintain its foothold in an effort to expand it again once the next respiratory virus wave hits (and it will). Vaccine passports must be rejected and made illegal in states controlled by the GOP, and any notion that children or the previously infected, a population group at absolutely ZERO statistical risk, should be compelled to take a vaccine should be rejected out of hand for the quasi-medical quackery that it is. And ANY form of lockdowns or business closures as a way to ‘curb the spread’ of any new COVID-19 wave, however small or large, should be fought at all costs.

Covidstan, a ‘nation’ whose ‘borders’ stretch across the globe, was established and maintained based on lies – that the death rate was far larger than it turned out to be, that children and the young were at statistical risk, and that non-pharmaceutical human ‘interventions’ could make a difference in stopping a highly contagious respiratory virus. It is led by frauds and populated by sheep all-too-willing to mindlessly obey those frauds. It has zero credibility and even less moral basis for existing.

The Coma Before the Storm

Both authors are compelling in their message. Here Schlichter puts the control freaks and the Great Reset advocates on notice, detecting that normal people will reset the resetters. Read the entirety of both.

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Is Kamala Harris being set up?

This RedState commentary by Bonchie, excerpted here, argues that — our take follows. (collection of delightful images not from RedState)

 Kamala Harris Is Being Set Up.

Harris has been crashing and burning in regards to the border for weeks. It’s so bad at this point that even the mainstream media are going after her with the kind of veracity you’d never expect. After all, this is Kamala Harris we are talking about, and critical media coverage isn’t supposed to happen. There’s no way a piece like that gets written by CNN without input from the White House.

But here’s the thing – all Joe Biden has to do to save Harris is send her to the border. So why hasn’t he?

Instead, Harris has been left to twist in the wind, thrown into multiple major network interviews without an ability to answer basic inquiries about why she hasn’t gone to personally survey the illegal immigration crisis. There are no actual risks with her going to the border. It’s not like the media are going to suddenly turn on the Biden administration and stop covering up what’s going on. The only real logical conclusion left is that Harris’s disastrous tour wasn’t disastrous by sheer chance.

Don’t get me wrong, Harris is an absolutely awful politician on her own merits. Every embarrassing flub and hysterical cackle of the last week serves as a reminder of why her own presidential campaign was such a failure. Yet, the Biden administration knows she’s incapable of being a likable, competent figure. Instead of helping her and protecting her, they are hanging the border crisis around her neck and throwing her into the deep end with no floaties on. Further, they are negating to do the one thing that could settle a lot of the questions causing Harris so much consternation – just sending her to the border and getting it over with.

Meanwhile, Jill Biden is chilling at the G7, rubbing shoulders with royalty and cosplaying as co-president to the glowing reviews of the media. It’s all just too perfect to be a coincidence at this point. I’m convinced – Harris is the fall guy, and she’s being pushed over the cliff by the very administration she serves.

To which we say: Maybe.

But given that making her look bad also hurts the competence image of the Biden administration, as in Biden’s handlers, wouldn’t burning her to a great degree be self-immolation?  Then again they do need a fall guy and don’t underestimate palace intrigues. And does having somebody next in line AS stupid and mendacious as Joe  give them impeachment insurance? Or, consistent with Bonchie’s thoughts, Joe’s handlers be they led by Obama for now or Jill, will take the competence hit, famously yank her from her duties with the right stories being planted, (after they get the chaos/point of no return they want). They don’t trust Kamala Harris and with her ascension they would be personally out of power.  They are at least putting her in her place for now, or allowing her to be exposed for the incompetent she is (how is it she does not insist on going to the border). Then again if she were to go there, there is a very real probability they won’t be able to control the optics and the obligatory meetings with locals and law enforcement are not likely to go well.  Kamala Harris could be a loose loose. Thus you understand our “maybe”.

 

 

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Omar now ready for a key post in Democratic caucus

Ilhan Omar’s Comments on Israel Reopen Democratic Party’s Divisions
Minnesota congresswoman says she wasn’t equating U.S., Israel with terrorist groups

WASHINGTON—Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) moved to quell an intraparty fight by softening comments she had made earlier in the week that “appeared to equate actions by the U.S. and Israel with those of terrorist organizations.”

Ms. Omar, an outspoken critic of Israel,.. (only)… tweeted Monday: “We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.”

Thank Allah, Omar didn’t say, “Since when did terms clearly showing “anti-Israel, anti-America” bias become offensive?”

(Steve King was driven from Congress when he was quoted by a NY Times writer asking “when terms like white nationalist, white supremacist, and Western civilization became offensive…”

King protested that the quote, as presented by a NY Times writer (?no bias? there) omitted context.

But it was enough for fellow Republicans to swing into action…as the Democrats will soon do with Omar (breath holders, call your EMT now).       dlh

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By Eliza Collins, WSJ
The controversy over the tweet and Democratic colleagues’ reactions highlighted the divisions in the party over Middle East policy, which deepened during the recent fighting between Israel and Hamas. During the conflict, progressive Democrats in both the House and Senate briefly attempted to stop a $735 million weapons sale to Israel.

The new dispute started when Ms. Omar, an outspoken critic of Israel, tweeted Monday: “We have seen unthinkable atrocities committed by the U.S., Hamas, Israel, Afghanistan, and the Taliban.”

The tweet was posted along with a video exchange in which she asked Secretary of State Antony Blinken about how victims could find justice for alleged war crimes by the U.S. and the Taliban in Afghanistan, and Israel and Hamas.

In response to the tweet, some Democrats accused her of giving cover to terrorists.
“Ignoring the differences between democracies governed by the rule of law and contemptible organizations that engage in terrorism at best discredits one’s intended argument and at worst reflects deep-seated prejudice,” the group of a dozen Jewish Democrats, led by Rep. Brad Schneider (D., Ill.), said in a statement late Wednesday night. They asked that she clarify her comment.

Ms. Omar, the first Black Muslim woman to serve in Congress, initially responded on Twitter by saying her colleagues should have reached out to her personally rather than issue a statement, and accused them of using anti-Muslim tropes. “The constant harassment & silencing from the signers of this letter is unbearable,” she tweeted.

However, Thursday afternoon she offered a different take on her initial comments,

Pointing to the video exchange that accompanied the tweet. “The conversation was about accountability for specific incidents regarding those [International Criminal Court] cases, not a moral comparison between Hamas and the Taliban and the U.S. and Israel. I was in no way equating terrorist organizations with democratic countries with well-established judicial systems.”

Shortly after she released that statement, House Democratic leaders, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, responded that they welcomed the clarification. They said while criticism of the U.S. and Israel is healthy, “drawing false equivalencies between democracies like the U.S. and Israel and groups that engage in terrorism like Hamas and the Taliban foments prejudice and undermines progress” toward peace and security.

Ms. Omar has angered her colleagues over remarks about Israel before. In 2019, she apologized for using language that was criticized as anti-Semitic after both Democratic and Republican leaders condemned her suggestion that lawmakers’ support for Israel was driven by money from a pro-Israel group.

While Ms. Omar has been vocal in her frustrations, she isn’t alone. The party’s left flank has become increasingly public in their opposition to U.S. policy with Israel, and the liberal wing came to her defense.

“Members of the Democratic Caucus owe it to each other to pause, reflect, and engage directly with each other when misunderstandings arise, and stand together against cynical attempts to divide our caucus,” said Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D., Wash.), chairwoman of the roughly 100-person Congressional Progressive Caucus, in a statement issued in support of Ms. Omar Thursday evening.

Some members were more direct.

“Enough with the anti-Blackness and Islamophobia,” tweeted Rep. Cori Bush (D., Mo.).

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R., Calif.) called Ms. Omar’s comments anti-Semitic and anti-American. He said Mrs. Pelosi’s “continued failure to address the issues in her caucus sends a message to the world that Democrats are tolerant of anti-Semitism and sympathizing with terrorists.”

A spokesman for Mrs. Pelosi pointed The Wall Street Journal to the Democratic leadership’s broader comment.

Republicans have struggled with internal division over one of their members as well and Mr. McCarthy also has been criticized for his failure to act. Eleven Republicans joined with Democrats to strip Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R., Ga.) of her committee assignments earlier this year over her past embrace of conspiracy theories after Mr. McCarthy had opted not to remove her from the panels.

Last month, Mr. McCarthy and other top Republicans condemned comments she made comparing proof of Covid-19 vaccinations with actions taken against Jewish people by Nazi Germany leading up to the Holocaust.

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Democrats fail to gin up 7% of the people to call for special Auditor election

  • All the kings horses and all of the kings men . . . couldn’t put their favorite office back together again (at least for now)

Which message have Scott County residents delivered to the Democrat Party — we don’t trust you in the auditors office; we are tired of your hypocritical BS; your media division can’t drag you over the finish line?

Disregard their excuses and happy face.  This is a big failure/defeat for them. We hope a harbinger.  It may be consistent with this article from last week which we will have more comment on another day:   ‘Past the point of no return’? Iowa Dems feel hopes fading .

Oh by no means count Dems out.  All the organizational and money advantages are still theirs. And, you can’t win with nothing and Republicans of late (hopefully changed) have failed to even run candidates much less seriously go on the offensive in various races in the community.

Republican Party apparat needs to organizationally become involved in so-called non-partisan races that have far-reaching trickle up and trickle down political effect. Especially this means school boards which are absolutely key to culture change, which Democrats know and subvert by the un-virtual owning of them through teacher union dominance. Even deep scandals are overcome by the brute force of the liberal teacher turnout machine.  Even partisan races including the auditor’s office Republicans have pathetically bequeathed to Democrats over the years.

And never underestimate the power of Republicans to fail to consolidate or advance in victory.

Here is the QC Times article about the Democrats not getting enough signatures to force an unnecessary and costly special election.  You can read about the Democrats chicanery and hypocrisy regarding the county offices in several recent articles here at V’pac. See these links.  We set forth the QC Times article below to allow for our annotations in red which we will to add here and there and invite readers to send their observations which we will incorporate.

Petition to force special election in wake of Scott County Auditor appointment fails

Local Democrats were unable to gather enough valid signatures to force a special election to choose Scott County’s next auditor after a recent change to state law shortened the amount of time they had to do so.

Scott County Democrats gathered more than 6,200 signatures in 14 days, shy of the nearly 9,260 needed from eligible Scott County voters. The number, however, far exceeds the number of signatures previously collected in similar petition efforts, according to Democrats. Previously, the highest number of signatures gathered was 3,500.  

The QCTimes quotes this without investigation or reference or fact checking the assertion. And where is it written as a matter of political science that a petition of 3500 ought to be adequate to trigger a special election of county-wide office when that number is less than 2% of the population; less than 2.7% of the registered voters and less than 3.8% of the turnout in the most recent general election! It is a preposterously low sum in the scheme of things subject to all manner of mischief from malcontents like Democrats.  It seems prudent that the trigger ought to be set higher and  10% of the last general election turn-out is more reasonable.       

Democrats faced an uphill climb to force a special election after the Republican-majority Scott County Board of Supervisors opted to appoint fellow Republican and former Davenport alderwoman Kerri Tompkins to fill the vacancy left by former Scott County Auditor Roxanna Moritz

Funny how the QCT/Tom Barton article didn’t analyze the partisan background to the Democrat shenanigans regarding Supervisor Maxwell (see related links here).

Moritz, a Democrat, abruptly retired April 23, five months after being re-elected in 2020. She was unopposed

More pertinently, Moritz announced her retirement barely TWO months into her new term. 

Moritz announced in March she was nearing retirement and chose to step down early out of concerns over actions by state lawmakers and county supervisors she said will make the job more difficult.

A new law signed in March, sponsored by state Sen. Roby Smith, R-Davenport, also affected filling the vacancy

Democrats had just 14 days to gather enough signatures equal to 10% of the vote cast in Scott County in the last presidential election, rather than the four to six weeks under the previous law, to force an election.

(QCT note to accompanying picture in QCT article )
Scott County Democratic Party Chairwoman Elesha Gayman (right) and First Vice Chairman Matt Trimble (left) hold out copies of petitions signed by Scott County voters. Local Democrats were unable to gather enough valid signatures to force a special election to choose Scott County’s next auditor after a recent change to state law shortened the amount of time they had to do so.
Tom Barton

“What I want this message to really send to the voters of Scott County is to know the the Democratic party is going to continue to stand up for the right to vote,” Scott County Democratic Party Chairwoman Elesha Gayman said at a Wednesday news conference. “We’re not going to lay down. We’re not going to turn around while this voter suppression happens in our backyards.’

Tompkins will serve until voters elect an auditor to a full term during the next general election in November 2022.

Partisan contention surrounded the process for appointing her to the role and raised questions as to whether Republican supervisors violated Iowa’s open meetings law.

Republican supervisors said they opted against a special election out of concern for its cost and efficiency. 

The party-line vote, though, drew a rapid response by Iowa Democrats, who with help from state party officials and officeholders, tried to collect more than 10,000 signatures to allow a special election

“Iowa Democrats are fired up and ready to organize,” Iowa Democratic Party Chair Ross Wilburn said in a statement. “They were able to gather a record number of signatures under a new set of rules passed by Republicans and intentionally designed to limit citizen participation and power. The GOP should be worried. We are united as a party and stand ready to fight against voter suppression all across Iowa.”

Gayman said the county party’s next step will be contacting some 10,000 Scott County voters whose registration status was changed to “inactive” because they did not vote in the November election.

Under new voting restrictions signed into law in March, voters are listed as “inactive” after missing just one election. Previously, voters had to miss two consecutive general elections to be marked “inactive.” A process critics argue is accelerated and puts voters at greater risk of having their voter registration canceled.

“We’re gong to continue to work to empower Scott County voters,” Gayman said, including contacting Democrats, independents and Republicans to “get those individuals back” to active voter status.

— The Associated Press contributed to this report

 

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Mystifying Pizza Company, Cover for the Girls , What does the Fox say (about Wallace)

Mystifying Pizza company decision, and is (was) Iowa tax money involved?

Of all the educational programs a company could sponsor  . . . they sponsor one racist to the core . . .  critical race theory

Iowa passes a law to stop it, signed into law today by Governor Reynolds,

But will it root out the obscure involvement of Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral which lists the curricula in its resource page for child care providers in the state (screen capture on file)

PJ Media article:

Before You Order from Pizza Hut, You Might Want to Know What They’re Supporting in Public School

Pizza Hut is unmasked for funding wildly racist critical race theory indoctrination in Brooklyn public schools. If you do not know what critical race theory teaches, click on the videos in the article  to see how thoroughly these fifth-graders have been taught to hate white people.  . . .

The kids in the videos above happen to live in Brooklyn. Pizza Hut’s racist curriculum is used well beyond Brooklyn . . .
Iowa is using it. Schools in your area may be using it too. Check for First Book, as that’s the innocuous name of the program.”

Iowa legislation regarding the teaching of critical race theory  here and here.

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ASHLI BABBITT’S FAMILY SUES TO LEARN IDENTITY OF OFFICER WHO SHOT HER

New TV show sponsored by Cover the Girls cosmetics

Watch for TV series with the title, “The Untouchables”  Coming soon to your television screen!

This time it will feature an agency which is apparently truly “untouchable”…the Capitol Police Department!

The saga this time will feature the courageous gunslinger who helps keep Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and the leader of the Democratic Party, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, safe from ‘insurrectionists’ and unarmed female Air Force veterans.

The series’ hero is so far unnamed.

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Like father, like son…CBS, you can have him, it would be a good fit

Trump: ‘Why Does Fox News Keep Chris Wallace?’  

A very good question! Having watched the Wallace interviews, I can attest to the accuracy of this account. It does, indeed, prompt President Trump’s question. dlh

The “radical left” Chris Wallace of Fox News was the subject of former President Donald Trump’s latest public ire.

Trump wrote in a Save America PAC statement released on Monday:
“Why does Fox News keep Chris Wallace? His ratings are terrible, he’s ‘almost’ Radical Left, he was acknowledged to have failed badly as a Presidential debate moderator (except for Biden who he totally protected!), and so much else. Usually, these are not the qualities of a long-term stay!”

It is just the latest Trump salvo aimed at the lead anchor of “Fox News Sunday” and may have been sparked by Wallace’s Sunday morning show.

On Sunday, Wallace interviewed Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W. Va), who appears to be the lone Democrat supporting the filibuster and blocking a wave of radical legislation, including a major overhaul of voting laws opposed by Republicans.
Wallace challenged Manchin for opposing the filibuster, asking, “By taking it off the table, haven’t you empowered Republicans to be obstructionists?”

He later claimed Manchin was “naïve” in believing he could get bipartisan cooperation in the Senate from Republicans led by Mitch McConnell.

Wallace also interviewed Trump adviser Corey Lewandowski, claiming former President had done little to probe China for its role in the COVID virus.

After Wallace berated Trump for continuing to challenge the 2020 election results, he lambasted Lewandowski for defending him.

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Completing the “transformation”

  • Why go to work when one can be dependent on government
  • This might Complete America’s “Transformation”

Most people are aware that the government’s ‘enhanced’ Unemployment payment of $300 per week tends to discourage folks from returning to work until the extra pay runs out. However, if you’re like us, you didn’t realize just how rich this additional pay to stay home is.

This Wall Street Journal editorial provides some detail that illustrates that this is an extremely powerful incentive to not attempt to take one of the many available jobs employers are offering. This is truly incredible AND insidious on the part of Democrats’ desire to accelerate the “transformation” of America into a ‘socialist/communist society’!      (dlh)

At the WSJ by The Editorial Board (bold our emphasis, additional commentary below):

A Good Worker Is Hard to Find

The subsidies for not working continue to hurt the labor market.

Broad vaccine distribution and the end of government lockdowns should result in soaring job creation. Yet the U.S. labor market turned in its second disappointing result in a row in May, according to Friday’s Labor Department report. That’s what happens when government pays Americans not to work.

Employers created 559,000 net new jobs in the month, which sounds great until you notice that 1.5 million fewer workers in May said they were unable to work because their employer closed or lost business due to the pandemic. Most of those workers should have found new jobs but didn’t.

The civilian labor force shrank in May by 53,000, and the number of men over age 20 who were employed fell by 8,000. The labor participation rate declined to 61.6%, even as the jobless rate fell to 5.8% from 6.1%.

All of this confirms that willing workers are getting increasingly hard for employers to find. Initial weekly jobless claims are falling, and this week dipped below 400,000 for the first time since the early days of the pandemic. But continuing claims have fallen little since March.

What gives? The Occam’s razor explanation is that in March the Biden Administration and Congress ladled out another mountain of cash to Americans—work not required. The extra $300 a week in enhanced jobless benefits is one problem, since millions of Americans can make more staying on the couch. This jobless pay isn’t subject to the payroll tax, unlike wage and salary income.

This is on top of regular jobless benefits, plus new or extended cash payments such as the $3,000 per child tax credit, additional ObamaCare subsidies, and the $1,400 checks to individuals. Again, no work required.

Economists Casey Mulligan, E.J. Antoni and Steve Moore estimate in a new study that in 21 states households that qualify can receive a maximum wage equivalent of $25 an hour in cash without working. In 19 states, the maximum benefit is the equivalent of $100,000 a year in salary for a family of four with two unemployed parents. Not working is a rational economic choice.

Democrats were warned this would happen but went ahead with the payments anyway. Our guess is they wanted to force employers to raise wages to compete with government—a de facto higher minimum wage. And wages are rising: 24% since March on an annual basis in leisure and hospitality. That’s good for workers, but it squeezes small businesses that are still struggling to recover from the pandemic. Some simply can’t afford to pay more.

It’s also worth noting that this is how a universal basic income is likely to work in practice. The threshold wage or salary required for workers, especially the young and unskilled, to enter the workforce would rise considerably. Add commuting and other costs as well as lost leisure, and more people will choose not to work. This means fewer opportunities to rise up the income ladder, and more dependence on government. Progressives probably intended this too.

The good news is that 25 states so far have said they’ll stop accepting the $300 enhanced jobless benefit this month or next. No states run by Democrats have done so, but no less than President Biden said Friday he’s comfortable if the subsidy for not working ends on Labor Day as scheduled. It’s long past time.


From The Federalist Papers.org

There was a time when even the staunchest liberals agreed with this sentiment. Conservatives disagree with Franklin D. Roosevelt on a lot of things, but he was absolutely right when he said,

The lessons of history, confirmed by the evidence immediately before me, show conclusively that continued dependence upon relief induces a spiritual disintegration fundamentally destructive to the national fiber. To dole our relief in this way is to administer a narcotic, a subtle destroyer of the human spirit. It is inimical to the dictates of a sound policy. It is in violation of the traditions of America. Work must be found for able-bodied but destitute workers.

Oh the Democrats want you to work alright — for government — on their terms — doing what they think worthy.  The COVID shutdowns  and continued subsidies are helpful in further acclimating current generations to the idea, nanny government, government as provider, government bureaucrats knowing best.  The welfare without work is transitory.  R Mall

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