I Love the Smell of “Primary Season”
Every four years after the excitement of Thanksgiving, Christmas and the Super Bowl we enter into the primary season. The primary season is like a child’s Christmas. The child asks for stuff and a jolly old man is expected to reciprocate but only if good behavior is demonstrated. Well for the most part, the voters have been on good behavior; they “pay” their taxes, they obey the laws (mostly) and pay homage to the governmental God.
Maybe this year the Democratic Party will give them what they ask for, a candidate for peace, liberty, justice and freedom would be nice. However, last weeks Iowa “circus” brought to mind a childhood musing.
“With visions of sugar plums dancing in my head,
I had just settled my brain for a long winter’s nap,
When out in Iowa there arose such a clatter,
I tore open the shutters, and threw up the sash,
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But a miniature sleigh, and her tiny rein-deer,
With a little old driver, so lively and quick,
I knew in a moment it must be St. Hill.
With a wink of her eye and a twist of her head
soon gave me to know I had something to dread.”
I thought this Democratic Party’s gift would be; blame China, Russia or Iran for hacking into the 2020 elections, thus nullifying the results and turning the presidential election over to the Electoral College or House of Representatives. Probably more in line with the US Constitution than what we learn in school or the primary hoax.
For all you tin-foil hat crazy conspiracy minded nuts, I’ve got another one. How about the Democratic Party pre-empting a selection process, delegitimizing Iowa voters and exposing the true nature for the duopoly’s primary system facade.
Those rascal Dems inserted another layer into an already flawed caucus process under the guise of protecting the American democracy from foreign hacks. By introducing an untested app, written by a company named Shadow, providing very little training, financed by one of the candidates, it was practically guaranteed to fail in the Iowa caucus.
Connecting Dots Or Is It “Bots”
Did I say “fail”? This particular “failure” enabled a temporary freeze at 62% of votes being acknowledged. By coincidence, Mayor Pete was in the lead with more than 1/3 of the votes not accounted for. The Iowa Democratic caucus results were intentionally withheld based upon Shadow’s app failure. Again, coincidently Shadow was financed by the self proclaimed winner, Mayor Pete. Buttigieg’s campaign had donated at least $42,500 to the makers of Shadow.
The connection does not end with finances. Tara McGowan, the CEO of its parent company, is married to a senior Buttigieg strategist. A number of senior members of Shadow’s team, including the CEO, Gerard Niemira, COO James Hickey, CTO Krista Davis and Product Manager Ahna Rao all helped to run Hillary Clinton’s 2016 primary bid.
More interesting connections between Buttigieg and Clinton are apparent when the funding and the data security for McGowan’s Company connects heavyweights like Reid Hoffman, Dmitri Mehlhorn, Seth Klarman and Robby Mook. The message is loud and clear that there is a new sheriff in town and this one has a powerful posse. Hillary could make Debbie Wasserman Schultz look like a schoolgirl.
The major benefit that an Iowa victory provides is the “bump” in the national polls. When Bernie, the legitimate winner, was denied the victory speech it provided an opportunity for “the chosen” to declare victory and thus illegitimately reaping the only benefit that the Iowa caucus offers. After all what is of more value for the Democrat Party the old Caucasian farmers votes or getting rid of Bernie?
There are two democrats running for president that do not represent the status quo of the security state. Looking at the democratic party’s treatment of Tulsi Gabbard and Bernie Sanders, it becomes clear that the Hillary gang has declared war on these two candidates. Hillary is hiding nothing, its full throttle, just Syria and Libya revisited.
Democrat and Republican Corporations Scam
Technically this really is not fraud, it’s business as usually. In 2016, the Democratic National Congress (DNC) rigged the election in favor of Clinton, preventing Sanders from becoming the nominee. It argued in court that they were under no legal obligation to provide the public with a clean election and it was its right under the First Amendment to put its thumb on the scale for Clinton. Words like “impartial” and “evenhanded,” as used in the DNC charter, it said, could not be interpreted by a court of law.
The Primary Pasture
Let’s call this facade off and cut out this corrupt vetting selection exercise that we call primaries. Primaries are a system created by the duopoly of the Democratic and Republican corporation where candidates are pre-selected to maintain status quo. The two corporate giants conduct these exercises to placate the voters into believing that they are an active participant in a democracy. Maybe they should consult with Bolivia, Venezuela or maybe North Korea to see how real “fake” democracies work.
These dog and pony shows only help the plutocrats select a pliable candidates that has charm enough that voters can tolerate. They give us these Trojan horses so they can continue with their nefarious agenda. When a candidate beats the system the neutering process goes “Full Monty”. (Russia-gate, impeachment, RFK treatment, what ever it takes)
Shepherding of Votes
Either case it is not in the best interest of its citizens. Issues like homelessness, opioids, decaying infrastructure, global warming and medical costs get lip service while Washington fights its war on global terrorism. “Fight them over there so we don’t have to fight them here,” what a joke. Substitute Russia, Iran or China for “terrorism” and pretty soon we are talking about a $738 billion defense budget. I’m so tired of keeping up with Washington’s “enemy of the week.”
Washington’s non-elected elite are too powerful, elections are for show and with each presidential election more blatant acts of shepherding votes become obvious. This is why in a two party system we end up with only one choice, who is the lesser of the two evils.
Washington will repair the damage done in Iowa by buying their loyalty back; higher ethanol requirements, increased farm subsidies and more military contracts. Now those are bipartisan issues we all support. Thanks Santa!
“But I heard them exclaim, as they drove out of sight
Happy primary season to all, and to all a good night.”