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The Looming ‘1984’ Election

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Posted By: Judy W., 11/11/2019 7:39:34 AM

For a variety of reasons, the 2020 election is going to be a referendum beyond Donald Trump’s record and his Democratic opposition. The furor that Trump has incurred, and the radical antithesis to his agenda and first term, have redefined the looming election. It is becoming a stark choice between a revolutionary future versus American traditionalism. The choice in reductionist terms will be one between a growing, statist Panopticon, fueled by social media, a media-progressive nexus, and an electronic posse. Online trolls and government bureaucrats seek to know everything about us, in Big Brother fashion to monitor our very thoughts

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Reply 1 - Posted by: hotcorner 11/11/2019 8:11:04 AM (No. 231996)
A stump speech for Republicans. Will they use it or mumble along like usual?
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Jesuslover54 11/11/2019 8:28:08 AM (No. 232006)
Hanson definitely found his groove on this one.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 11/11/2019 8:31:44 AM (No. 232009)
I vote for "we win, they lose."
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LesUNo 11/11/2019 9:03:42 AM (No. 232033)
Realizing that all of VDH’s articles qualify for Must Reads......this one is exceptional. A Must Read!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: bpl40 11/11/2019 9:17:26 AM (No. 232047)
At the beginning of the '84 campaign, polls were reporting Mondale to be 18 points ahead of an incumbent Reagan! History repeats.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: reefdiver 11/11/2019 9:32:58 AM (No. 232063)
VDH gives a brilliant summation of where we are today and the critical actions needed to decide our future as a country and society. Who will prevail? The Elites or the "deplorables"?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 11/11/2019 9:50:04 AM (No. 232076)
FTA - "The Left is quite eager to change our very vocabulary and monitor our private behavior to ensure we are not just guilty of incorrect behavior but thought as well." Well put, VDH. Any questions as to your civic duty and what you must do 51 weeks from now. A very crucial day in our nation's history looms.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Franz 11/11/2019 10:30:54 AM (No. 232125)
Hanson is correct that the "Progressives" would initiate a "Reign of Terror" if given the opportunity. They already advocate harassment and intimidation of anybody that does not agree with them. I hate to think of the living hell they would create if unopposed.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: The Remnants 11/11/2019 10:45:29 AM (No. 232143)
Yesssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss!!!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: MDConservative 11/11/2019 12:16:28 PM (No. 232227)
Now we're concerned? We had a "1984 election" in 2002...look at the powers granted government that led directly to the "Deep State" coup, starting with FISA Courts. The public ratified all of it. Americans gladly traded liberty for security, and enjoys much less of one. And, don't ever forget: If we change our way of life, the terrorists win.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Tet Vet 68 11/11/2019 2:35:21 PM (No. 232327)
To quote the book 1984 "All pigs are equal but some pigs are more equal than others" fits the bill and describes the liberal elite and their view of the world.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Luandir 11/11/2019 3:53:52 PM (No. 232384)
Until control of the Democratic Party is wrested away from the Marxists and nihilists who run it today, every election will be at these stakes.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 11/11/2019 5:05:13 PM (No. 232448)
It IS just "that simple". What is scary is that there are so many deluded people that think, despite massive evidence against it being true, that Socialism could be a good thing. In addition, that key elements of society such as media and education and elements of the bureaucracy are active participants in supporting this insanity.
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