Unfortunately, This Is Not Surprising

Yesterday The Conservative Treehouse posted an article that included an observation about the Biden administration’s reaction to the Rittenhouse verdict.

The article observes:

The people who control the current White House occupant have released a statement [SEE HERE] setting the stage for the federal government to trigger a DOJ investigation of Kyle Rittenhouse.  The Obama crew is leaning forward to trigger AG Merrick Garland by expressing that Joe Biden is “feeling angry and concerned“.

As the ideology is expressed, Rittenhouse should be investigated because he violated the civil rights of the “protestors” in Kenosha, Wisconsin, when he interfered with their constitutional right to free speech.  That’s why they call riots, protests.  All violence the leftists support is ‘speech’, and all speech the leftists do not support is labeled violence.

The article includes a screenshot of President Biden’s statement on the verdict.

The article also notes:

The recent precedent for this approach was established by the same White House team when Obama instructed former AG Eric Holder to investigate George Zimmerman in Orlando after his jury verdict of not guilty.   The FBI launched a year-long investigation of George Zimmerman *after* the verdict.   Again in Ferguson, Missouri, Obama instructed Holder to target police officer Darren Wilson in the aftermath of the Mike Brown shooting, and the decision not to press charges.  The FBI launched an immediate investigation.

The leftists in control of the Communist Democrat Party never accept defeat.  Instead, they exhaust every attack angle turning to their Lawfare practices and use the full weight of the federal government, unlimited resources provided by taxpayers, to target their opposition.  Main Justice then instructs the FBI.

I don’t know if Lady Justice will ever put her blindfold back on in America. I can assure you that if she does, it will not be under a Democrat administration.

 

Why Economics Needs To Be Taught In School

Yesterday Newsbusters posted an article about some comments recently made on mainstream media about inflation. The comments indicated that economics is not universally taught in our colleges.

The article notes:

Did CNBC get its understanding of economics from the back of a cereal box? The outlet is arguing that the silver lining to skyrocketing inflation is — “rising wages.”

The liberal outlet noted how “[a]s the economy picks up in the wake of the Covid pandemic, concerns about inflation are also gaining steam.” After conceding that prices of goods are rising, CNBC took a nosedive into ineptitude: “Companies facing a labor shortage are also paying more to get workers to walk in the door.” Did CNBC even consider that rising prices of goods are eating into American pay? Bloomberg News just reported that American pay boosts “are failing to keep pace with surging prices for everyday goods.” CNBC seemed to only figure that out after the story was originally published. Its original headline was “The upside to inflation: rising wages.” The headline has since been changed to alter the entire context of the story: “It’s not certain rising wages will be enough to outpace inflation.”

Rising wages are a good thing when they are part of a strong economy.

On November 2, 2020, The Federalist reported:

Many on the left refuse to admit President Trump’s populist policies have provided massive benefits to working-class Americans. Matthew Yglesias argued at Vox that Trump’s refusal to endorse a federal $15 per hour minimum wage proves Trump has abandoned populist ideals. Progressives claim the Trump economy helps billionaires, not workers, and snidely dismiss his outreach to minorities.

Yet, during the first three years of the Trump presidency, wage growth was off the charts, especially for low-income workers and African Americans. The third-quarter economic data released Thursday confirm once again that Trump is on the job for U.S. workers.

The Biden campaign has tried to tie COVID-linked economic devastation to Trump’s leadership. The new third-quarter economic data once again shows that’s wrong. The total number of U.S. wage earners increased more than 5 percent in that period, and the third-quarter rebound for African Americans occurred at a 17 percent faster rate than for wage earners as a whole.

During the Trump administration, inflation remained at about 2 percent.

On May 18, 2021, The Post Millennial reported:

It’s not just anecdotal evidence, the Consumer Price Index released last week shows that prices are up across the board by .8 percent for April. That’s after a .3 increase for January, .4 increase for February, and a .6 increase for March. In contrast, the last few months of the Trump administration had increases as well, albeit much lower. October showed a .1 percent increase, while November and December both showed increases of .2 percent.

Newsbusters also notes:

CNBC’s “Key Points” section also contradicted itself by admitting that prices of goods were increasing while lauding how pay was increasing at the same time. Newsflash, CNBC: rising costs of living takes away from the benefit of a pay increase.

    • “Although consumers may be paying more for everyday items, it’s not all bad news.”
    • “As inflation takes hold, wages may increase, too.”

CNBC must have realized this contradiction and changed its “Key Points” section to reflect new points entirely:

    • “As inflation takes hold, wages may increase, too.”
    • “The question is, will it be enough to outpace the rise in prices.”

CNBC couldn’t stop contradicting its points. It even warned that economists were saying rapid increase in wages could in fact cause inflation, further undercutting the entire story:

And still, some economists fear a too-rapid increase in wages could prompt companies to raise prices and create the very phenomenon of inflation, causing more harm than good.

No kidding. Elections have consequences, but at least President Biden doesn’t do mean tweets.