Another dog, Another pony

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Another dog, Another pony

BY KAREN KATALINE

It’s official. The collective “we” should now make a seamless pivot from fearing Covid to fearing Putin.

The shift was introduced with the pomp and circumstance of a State of the Union address Tuesday night.

Didn’t those Presidential addresses used to be every January 20? Strange how this one coincided with a war they have been telegraphing for weeks.

Henry B. Gentry, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

What never seems to change is that they and their media minions want us to remain in a perpetual state of fear and anxiety–but only about what they tell us to fear.

We’d better not be afraid of the loss of our Liberties, the destruction of our borders or our culture. We shouldn’t fear that the political majority in Washington has revealed their plan to irretrievably destroy what we used to take for granted– the boundaries between ourselves and our government.

Do you recall voting for any of these massive “transformations”? The use of force never requires consent. That’s what makes it tyranny.

Now, we are expected to accept that the government is allowed to dictate speech and actions, to use corporations as their proxy in doing so, and to no longer respect our rights to reject medical injections or treatments upon our own bodies and those of our children.

We are expected to believe that words and ideas are dangerous to “public health”, but actual violence and destruction of life and property, is not.

Suddenly, it’s okay to remove their tyrannical mask mandates (which only applied to us, never to them) with the flick of a presidential proclamation and a teleprompted State of the Union address.

Here is just one example of what Biden’s pre-written speech expected us to believe Tuesday night versus the reality we have all lived through for the past two years:

Biden said:  “Why should people on the terrorist list be able to get guns?”
Biden didn’t say:  We now label parents who protest at school board meetings, ‘terrorists.’

So, with enough fear, be it from Covid, Putin or something else, politicians can and will justify any abuse of their constitutionally limited power and authority. If it’s under the guise of “public health” they can even claim that to do harm to your civil liberties is ‘cuz they care about you so much.’

We can see the same players applying similar information control tactics about Russia/Ukraine that they did about Covid.  There’s only one way to think about this and if you don’t agree, you are a “Putin-lover,” a “traitor,” or some other horrible label. The moment you see that tactic which is always selectively applied, you should be suspicious of what they claim as truth.

Also, not for your own good, they continue to incite their supporters to accept or demand that the basic rights of political opponents be extinguished. By the time those most gullible realize how they have assisted in extinguishing their own rights, it’ll be much too late.

After two years of muzzling the public, they will once again return to feigning concern about what we think. Will you believe them again?

This drastic and obvious shift could lead us to conclude that they are more insecure about the mid-terms than we thought.

We hope so.

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Karen Kataline is a commentator, columnist & talk show host. She holds a Master’s Degree from Columbia University and is a sought-after guest on talk shows around the country.

Kataline’s style has been described as “funny, feisty, but fair.” She hostsSpouting Off, a live, call-in talk show covering politics, pop culture, and social psychology. She maintains an active blog and her Op-Eds can be seen online at Fox News, Investor’s Business Daily, Western Journal, Town Hall, The Daily Caller, FrontPage Mag, and The American Thinker.

 


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GuvGeek
GuvGeek
2 months ago

To survive, Democracy must always have a boogeyman to scare the mob into doing what the Oligarchs want. The Covid Hoax worked surprisingly well. I didn’t realize that 75% of America was scared of their shadow. The new ploy will be Thermonuclear War, Civil War, or just plain lose of the Congress to those evil America First Patriots. Democrats are pathetic little children in adult bodies. Democrats are more than willing to give up Liberty for the Illusion of Security and so Deserve Neither.

Judyann Joyner
Judyann Joyner
2 months ago

It all feels so familiar … oh, THATS right, was OBAMA’s HLS which made a list of 72 “types,” as potential terrorists. Of course, that list incorporated approximately HALF of Americans. Any group by name or association believed in our constitution, patriotism, freedom of speech, right to life, you get the picture.

Any American who did not walk lock step with the Left, a Potential Terrorist.

It is finally dawning on many just how DESTRUCTIVE the Obama regime was … and still is. You see, among his REAL legacy items was assuring EVERY Fed agency was fully infested with Deep State operatives. And now, as many of us suspect it is Herr Obama still pulling the strings, he gets to destroy America with reckless abandon and have all the blame fall on a demented and largely incontinent old man, YAHOO!

The Prisoner
The Prisoner
2 months ago

The manipulation is obvious. But a good fraction of people do not see it or are not sure.

COVID mandates are pulled back for the election. (Also, police suddenly need to be funded.) The Ukraine war gives the left a chance to fake patriotism, to attack the demonized Putin.

Hillbilly White Trash Gypsy
Hillbilly White Trash Gypsy
2 months ago

Collective? Go F’ yourself comrade.
My body my choice, thanks for sharing the road, go 80+ or GTFO of the way.
Hiveborg hell of conformity? Oh hell F’ NO.

It Only Gets Worse Under Brandon
It Only Gets Worse Under Brandon
2 months ago

@ JJ,

They were trying the unity and new civility back ten years ago.
There were calls for no more 1st amendment regarding criticism and you will love Obama and like it crap.
This third term is even worse and they have thrown Brandon under the bus, the old white guy.