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The American People vs. the Political Establishment

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 13, 2016

January 22, 2016

Over the course of 228 years since the ratification of the United States Constitution every presidential election cycle has been identified in history by an overriding issue or movement. In 2016 the underlying theme is the anger and disgust directed toward the political establishment. Per the polls, an overwhelming majority of the American people see their family’s’ and the nation’s future as extremely bleak, and the current political leaders in Washington as being megalomaniacal, avaricious, narcissistic or feckless. Not since the early days of the Great Depression has the citizenry, regardless of political affiliation, been so fearful of the future and so infuriated with the nation’s governing class.

There are, at present, 14 declared candidates running for their party’s presidential nomination — 3 in the Democratic Party and 11 in the Republican Party. Considering the general mood of the country where do these hopefuls fit into the overall framework of the political establishment?

On these pages in January of 2012 I defined the political establishment as being made up of the following:

  1. A preponderance of current and retired national office holders whose livelihoods (re-election for current office holders and lobbying or consulting for retired politicians) requires fealty to the Party in order to maintain financial backing as well as access to government largess;

  2. The majority of the media elite, including pundits, editors, writers and television news personalities based in Washington and New York, whose proximity to power and access is vital in order to gratify their self-esteem and to sustain their standard of living;

  3. Academia, numerous think-tanks, so called non-government organizations, and lobbyists who fasten onto those in any administration and Congress for employment, grants, favorable legislation and ego-gratification;

  4. The reliable deep pocket political contributors and political consultants whose future is irrevocably tied to the political machinery of the Party; and

  5. The crony capitalists, i.e. leaders of the corporate and financial community as well as unions, whose entities are dependent on or subject to government oversight and/or benevolence and whose political contributions assure political cooperation.

On the Democratic side of the aisle, there is no one currently in the race for president that exemplifies the current governing class more than Hillary Clinton. Bernie Sanders, an avowed socialist and the antithesis of the establishment as defined above, is doing extraordinarily well against Hillary notwithstanding her overwhelming starting advantage in fundraising and having the weight of the Democratic Party behind her. Among the factors contributing to Sanders’s showing is that Hillary is unlikeable and untrustworthy, but more importantly a large percentage of the base in the Democratic Party is also fed up with the political establishment, as well as the paucity of choices foisted on them by the Democratic Party hierarchy, and is venting that frustration in their backing of Bernie Sanders. Nonetheless, the Democrat wing of the establishment will make certain he will not win the nomination regardless of what may happen to Hillary Clinton.

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VIDEO PROOF: CNN’S ATTACK ON BEN CARSON’S BIOGRAPHY IS RACIALLY-MOTIVATED

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 6, 2015

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Just a little more than 24 hours ago I published this piece warning that with his ascendency in the polls, primarily when stacked against Democrat Hillary Clinton, the DC Media was about to do everything in its power to destroy Republican presidential frontrunner Ben Carson:

Let me be very, very clear about one thing: The DC Media cannot allow Dr. Ben Carson to become President of the United States. And if the DC Media has to put on white robes, burn crosses, grab firehoses, and sic German Shepherds on Carson, they will. In fact, they already have. Not literally, but the tactics and the goals are exactly the same: By any means necessary, destroy the free-thinking black man who threatens our power.

The piece also pointed out the overt racism Carson has already faced from NBC News and Brian Beutler of the New Republic; along with examples of the media’s ongoing “othering” campaign against Carson. Over policy positions that are nothing close to controversial, the DC Media is relentlessly “othering” Carson as “dangerous” and “crazy.” And like no other, including MSNBC, CNN has led this cable news charge.

Although I wasn’t expecting it to happen the very next day, the left-wing cable news network CNN has already slammed its Kill Ben Carson Machine into fifth gear.

CNN’s recent and troubling history of anti-black bias is well documented. The left-wing network has been sued for racial bias, is infamous for ginning up violence in predominantly black neighborhoods, and has faced scrutiny by the National Association of Black Journalists for its treatment of black staffers. It is no surprise, then, to discover that CNN is currently on a racially-motivated rampage to undermine Ben Carson’s biography, and by extension, his presidential ambitions.

Over the years, Carson has written a number of books, many of them auto-biographical. One famous part of Carson’s extraordinary story involves his temper as a very young man. Prior to turning 14 or 15 (we are talking 50 years ago, Carson is 64 today), Carson writes eloquently and honestly about, among other things, hitting his own mother with a hammer, almost stabbing someone, throwing rocks, etc.

The man who would grow up to be America’s foremost pediatric neurosurgeon credits the saving grace of Jesus Christ for saving him from a violent life, and what would have surely been a violent and untimely death.

All day long, CNN’s Scott Glover and Maeve Reston have appeared on the left-wing network, with various left-wing CNN anchors, to report that they cannot corroborate Carson’s stories about his violent pre-high school past.

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Never Underestimate A Donkey!

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 8, 2008

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Yes! They both did it.

After 22 months of tough fight for the F1 championship, Lewis Hamilton had become the first black champion. He did it riding a Donkey against a Ferrari horse. Well done, King Lewis!

After 22 months of tough campaign contest, the mysterious man with the “Mandela-Smile”, has made it to become America’s first Black President. He did it riding a Donkey against a republican Elephant. Congratulations Mr. President, and good luck with your immense home work!

The historic parallels of two mixed-race men making such landmark achievements in their respective fields will be a very unique example to many minorities

We learn not to underestimate donkeys,  as we will be waiting for the real Messiah who will come back riding a Donkey to make the ultimate change for every one of us.

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