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Liberal States Run Out Of Other Peoples Money

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

It is finally happening, liberal states are running out of other peoples money and they are flipping out. Why are liberal states losing their minds? Because the recent tax reform bill signed into law by President Donald Trump limits how much state and local taxes (SALT) can be written off federal income taxes. The cap is $10,000.

No SALT taxes should be written off federal income taxes, period. The federal government should not be subsidizing local taxation. It a state or local area passes a tax, it should be up to the citizens who are affected by that tax who should pay for it. People from Texas should not be subsidizing taxes passed in New York or California.

The Shock And Awe Of President Donald Trump

Kevin Felts political commentator

The people of the United States are in a state of shock and awe over President Donald Trump. He is holding true to his election promises and doing exactly what he needs to do to restore the USA as a world leader.

Let’s be perfectly honest, when Donald Trump announced his run for the presidency, the earth shook with laughter. Main stream media mucked Trump as if he were a red headed step child. The political elite laughed and laughed, but slowly, their tears of joy turned to tears of anguish.

There have been numerous questions as to why Donald Trump was put in the presidents chair.

The answer is simple, the people were tired of business as usual. We are tired of career politicians who are out of touch with everyday working people. It was the people with their unyielding desire for change that put Donald Trump in the White House.

Why are the people of the United States in a state of shock and awe? Probably because we have not had a strong leader in a generation.

Strong Leader

Why Democrats Oppose GOP Tax Reform

Kevin Felts political commentator

Why are Democrats opposed to people keeping more of their money? When Democrats had control of both houses and the presidency between 2008 – 2010, they did nothing to address off-shore tax havens. The party did nothing to overhaul the burdensome tax code. Nor did the party address companies hiding their money in other countries.

What did democrats do? They passed the so called affordable health care act that put more taxes on people.

Why is that? If Democrats refuse to address taxes, why are they opposed to the GOP tax reform?

Let’s say the wealthy keep more of their money, so what? Who do you think builds their mansions, their clothes, ships the stuff they buy… etc? The wealthy provide jobs to the working class in one way or another. Take a look at Mike Tyson and MC Hammer. They burned though millions. That money was put back into the economy.

Liberals Acting Like conservatives

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

Usually, a conservative is associated with someone who resist schange. With that in mind, it is nice to see progressive liberals acting like conservatives.

When it comes to just about anything having to do with changing the obama agenda, liberals act like conservatives and resist change. What are these new found conservatives afraid of? For example, the net worked just fine before 2015. Yet, listen to the progressives at Google and the sky is falling.

Talk about improving healthcare, and new found conservatives protest in droves.

Revise the tax code, new found conservatives protest.

Why are liberals flipping and becoming conservatives? Trump has an agenda, just like obama did. If people opposed the obama agenda, they were called racist. What do we call people who resist Trumps agenda? Maybe call them right wing conservatives?

Roy Moore Defeat Was No Surprise

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

The defeat of Roy Moore came as no surprise and proved several things.

1. People are gullible. The people of Alabama proved they can not think for themselves and rely on spoon fed information.

2. Repeat a lie long enough and people will start to believe it.

3. People of Alabama are willing to give away their rights. The democrat party is on the path of socialism. This means people give up their rights for the good of the community. Under socialism individual rights are sacrificed.

If you want your individual liberties preserved, do NOT vote democrat.

4. People of Alabama do not want real change. Trump is the resistance to the business as usual agenda of Washington D.C.. If the people want “real” change, and not the fake change that President Obama offered, we have to support Trump.

Why Is Donald Trump Hated By Liberal Media?

Kevin Felts political commentator

When Donald Trump first announced his run for the presidency there was a backlash from main stream media. Why was that? As Donald Trump made progress in the polls main stream media fought back. Liberal Socialist Democrats threw everything they had, and everything they could fabricate, against Donald Trump, and he still won.

After Trump won the election, main stream media waged an all out war on the president. Why was that? Why were Liberal Socialist Democrats so opposed to Donald Trump winning the 2016 election?

The simple answer is, Donald Trump is going to what is best for the nation. He could not be bought, nor did he owe a debt to those who got him elected.

For example, before the Affordable Care Act was passed, President Obama met with people who represented insurance companies. Who do we think the ACA represents, the people, or insurance companies?

Rome And The Divided United States

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

People love to point to the similarities between the United States and Rome. From time to time someone may say, “Rome did this or that, just like what is happening to the United States.”

Sometimes I can see their point, but other times I can not. Rome faced a number of issues, which all contributed to its downfall. However, there is one major issue Rome faced that I see in the United States, and that was a divided people.

Over the centuries Rome conquered a number of peoples. The people of Rome, in their infinite wisdom, decided to allow the conquered groups to elect senators. When those senators went to Rome, they had no attachment to preserving the republic.

How does that compare to the United States?

Only Idiots Vote For Gun Control

Kevin Felts political commentator

Let’s say someone came to you and asked you to restrict your rights, what would you say?

For the sake of discussion, let’s say they wanted to restrict your right to vote, or your right to a jury trial, or your right to bail, or your right to go to church. What would you say?

The person would use different arguments, but the end result would be the same. Which would be limiting your rights. Letting people out on bail is to dangerous, so let’s keep people in prison until their trial date.

Why would we need a trial by jury? Let’s appoint scientist to look at the evidence and decide a persons fate. With trained professionals there is no need to have attorneys. Just present the evidence and let them decide.

Good Times Created A Weak Generation

Kevin Felts political commentator

Compared to the Boomers, the children of Boomers (Generation X) are weak. Not just weak physically, but also weak emotionally.

Millennials are weaker than Gen. X and boomers. Watching Antifa protest President Trump and conservatives as being Fascist is rather sad. When questioned, a lot of the kids can not provide an exact answer to questions about president Trump. From the looks of them, most of the Millennials have never held a manual labor job. They have never built anything, never welded anything, never worked 80 hours a week doing a manual labor job. But, they can find the time to protest against something they do not understand?

Where has society failed Millennials? For example, recent polls show Millennials favor Communism and Socialism over Capitalism. Yet they protest so called Fascist? This shows the level of their intelligence. Communism, Socialism and Fascism are all first cousins.

Democrats Becoming Increasingly Unhinged

Kevin Felts blogger and political commentator

Since the election of Donald Trump the Democrats have become unhinged. This has interrupted the peaceful transfer of power.

When one party loses an election, they are supposed to accept the results and work with the party that now has the majority vote. This peaceful transfer of power did not happen after the 2016 election.

Democrat controlled media continues to push the idea that Russia swayed the election. Since nothing is coming from that, now articles of impeachment have been filed.

There are numerous reasons why Hillary lost, and none of them are related to Russia. The honest truth is, democrats are undermining the republic. Rather than working with the GOP and President Trump, democrats are digging in their heals and will grid lock the government for the next four years, and maybe even the next eight years.

My dad told my today’s democrats are not the same democrats from decades ago. Democrats use to stand for the working people. Now they stand for gay rights, illegal immigration, and debauchery such as abortion. Millennial democrats see any corporation with republicans as an act of treason against the democrat party. What the millennials do not understand, the party’s have to work together, or the government will grind to a halt. There “has” to be some give and take on both sides.

Millennials Favor Communism and Socialism

Kevin Felts blogger and political commentator

Millennials are disillusioned with capitalism are are turning to communism and socialism.

Can we honestly blame them? Standard of living in the United States has been stagnated since the 1970s, bleak job prospects, oppressive student debt, and the “follow your dreams” ideology turned out to be a lie.

In other words, everything built by a capitalist society has left millennials with little hope.

Little hope of owning a home.
No hope of being financially independent.
Little hope of living the American dream.
No hope of being able to afford to have a family.

Millennials have rejected an economic system that exploits workers. Why would someone want to dedicate themselves to a line of work that would keep them in borderline poverty? That is one reason why I left the welding shops of southeast Texas. Who in their right state of mind wants to dedicate decades of their life to working, and have nothing to show for it? Thus is the end result of capitalism.

United States Government Has Ground To A Halt

Democrats are digging in their hills and refusing to work with President Trump. Also, there is a new type of Democrat that considers any teamwork with Republicans an act of betrayal. Anything President Trump tries to do is met with resistance. What people do not understand, Trump is the resistance.

Trump was elected because people are sick and tired of business as usual. We are tired of the government squeezing every penny they can get out of the middle class. We are tired of corporate welfare, free trade, wall street, illegal immigration… etc.

The problem is, the younger generation only knows a democrat president.

The democrat party of today is not the same party as decades ago. Democrats use to stand for working class people. Trade unions turned to Democrats to protect jobs. But, in the 1990s, unions turned their backs on the working class when unions supported free trade.

Diversity is Strangling The United States

Kevin Felts on a hiking trip

Diversity is a good thing, until it comes to politics. Ever since Republicans took control of both houses and the Presidency in the 2016 elections, congress has been unable to pass any meaningful legislation.

Affordable Care Act – not fixed.
GOP has not passed any laws easing firearm restrictions.
Tax reform has stalled, which is an excellent example of opposing sides strangling the nation.

President Trump wants a tax reform bill that would cut certain write-offs. One of those write-offs is being able to write the interest paid on your home mortgage off income taxes. California and New York oppose the bill. Without the support of Representatives from from New York and California, it is unlikely the bill will pass. So, the rest of the nation is held hostage because high income states enjoy certain tax write-offs?

President Donald Trump Is The Resistance

Kevin Felts political commentator

While browsing a liberal left leaning website, there was mention of there being a resistance towards Trump.

Here is the thing, Trump is the resistance. People in their 40s and up who voted for Trump are tired of politics as usual.

Ever since Nixon established relations with China our factories are been moving over there.

Middle class was crushed by Reaganomics.

Bill Clinton sign GATT and NAFTA.

Economic crash of 2008 and nobody went to prison. The federal reserve printed trillions of out thin air to bail out the banks and everyday working people were handed the bill.

Democrats Are Undermining The Republic

Kevin Felts, blogger and political commentator

In the United States of America, we are supposed to have a peaceful transfer of power from one political party to another. That “peaceful transfer of power” is being undermined by liberal democrat controlled major media.

No President in history has faced as much backlash as President Trump.

From the very second after the election results, Democrats were crying foul. They refused to accept that Donald Trump was elected President and are doing everything they can to either undermine his term or remove him from office.

When Obama was in office, the GOP fought him on certain issues, and sometimes congress ground to a stand still, but the current events after the election are much worse than anything obama ever faced.

My honest opinion, the leaks and impeachment has nothing to do with Trump, but rather Democrats regaining control of the White House. Liberal Democrats are pushing an agenda. Anyone who stands in the way of that agenda is the enemy.

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