Skip to comments.Democrats’ Agenda Not Based On Facts, But Misconceptions
Posted on 02/04/2003 9:37:26 AM PST by Enemy Of The State
Democrats Agenda Not Based On Facts, But Misconceptions
By: Russell Greim
The lies being told by Democrats are finally being tested. I will admit that the mainstream media outlets have been ignoring most of them- but what matters is that the growing conservative media outlets are finally challenging the uneducated, or possible purposefully deceptive, remarks of many Democrats.
Recently, some Democrats wanted to reinstate the draft. According to the Washington Post, Reps. Charles Rangel of New York and John Conyers of Michigan, said the nation must debate whether it should continue with a fighting force comprised disproportionately of people from low-income families and minorities.
Of course they were both using the race baiting and class warfare that they love so much for their political gain. Neither the poor, nor those of minority status make up a disproportionate number of those on the front lines. The Department of Defense released numbers showing just how much those Democrats are willing to lie to gain political ground.
The truth is that the actual numbers virtually mirror the population of the United States. In addition, it was revealed that more minorities actually make up an off-balance number of administrative and support jobs proving that military service is viewed by many minorities as an opportunity to excel with training and experience. Once again, Democratic initiatives are defeated by the facts.
One of the great deceptions that Democrats like to use regularly is that Republicans are bankrolled by their loads and loads of millionaire friends. Of course, the truth tears their argument to pieces. According to the Washington Times, those who gave $1 million or more gave overwhelmingly to Democrats by a 12:1 ratio. While the Republicans did draw more monetary support it was overwhelmingly from small donors between $200 and $1000. The GOP raised 1.5 times more in that category than Democrats. By attracting 40% more contributors, the Republicans have destroyed another piece of propaganda.
Finally, the saddest, most disturbing half truth that Democrats use is a blatant lie. Many times you will hear Democrats cry, weep, and moan about the hungry children or those poor children who go without. In November, the Heritage Foundation did an analysis of the numbers published by the Department of Health and Human Services and found a disturbing statistic. Americas children are healthier and heavier now than 50 years ago, and the real health problems of the poor deal with over-consumption of food.
The entire barrage of statistics is too great to list here, but you can find the link on my website. The most important are that: poor American children are simply giants by international or historic standards. By the time poor boys reach age 18, they are, on average, one inch taller and 10 pounds heavier than a middle-class boy of the same age in the late 1950s. Further, American children, both rich and poor, are remarkably well nourished. The average amount of protein, vitamins and minerals consumed by poor children is virtually identical with what middle-class children consume. The Heritage Foundation found the truth and the mainstream media ignored it.
It is time for the citizens of this nation to get the facts. For too long, the media in this nation has ignored the facts to support an agenda. For too long, Democrats have been allowed to say whatever they wish without challenge. That time is over.
Reinstating the Draft:
The New York Times: Rangel's Op-Ed
Mississippi Sun Herald: Some Democrats Urge Broad U.S. Military Draft (Using Rueters feed so registration is not necessary)
The Washington Times: Defense disputes racial imparity
The Washington Times: The richest 1 percent
Heritage Foundation: Today's Special: Another "Hunger Crisis"
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. . . and you get eight years of Bill Clinton.
Turn off the liberal news and hit the internet. Vote the bstards out!
Garde la Foi, mes amis! Nous nous sommes les sauveurs de la République! Maintenant et Toujours!
(Keep the Faith, my friends! We are the saviors of the Republic! Now and Forever!)
LonePalm, le Républicain du verre cassé (The Broken Glass Republican)
The RATS care only about two things: power (to control the lives of the "little people") and having enough money to get that power, no matter who they have to steal it from, nor how low they have to go in pimping for it. After that, they care only for the party. Way down the list is the well-being of the country as a whole, or the adherence, to the letter, of Constitutional law.
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