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Kanye’s Defection a Major Coup for Trump


Trump’s wholehearted embrace of rapper Kanye West is one of the smartest political moves he has ever made. West is a hugely important defector from the leftist stronghold of showbiz. CNN, CNBC et al. are dissing him with all of the nastiness they can summon,  but only because they know how much influence he wields over tens of millions of Americans.  Kanye has always been a maverick and seems truly not to care what others think of him. Sitting with Trump in the White House has guaranteed him ostracism from the World of Cool, and that is why breaking ranks so sharply with his radicalized cohort took courage and conviction. But Kanye himself is capable of single-handedly re-defining cool and of bending it in new directions, even those as seemingly outrageous as flirting with GOP politicians. Anyone who would bet against this hasn’t followed the remarkable trajectory of Kanye’s career.


The White House meeting was no mere koffee klatch either, since it focused on issues that have violently polarized America. Kanye was there to talk about prison reform and ‘stop-and-frisk’. For his part Trump declared he was ‘open to anything’, a promise that will doubtless ring true to most Americans, particularly his enemies. A few more high-level defections like this one and the left-tilting entertainment/news complex could be back on its heels. Kanye has made it possible for other popular-culture heavyweights to come out of the closet and do the unthinkable — i.e., literally hug a Republican, and share politically charged ideas with one. This sounds so startling that we shouldn’t be surprised if it eventually becomes fashionable. If so, might we hope to see the following in the future?

  • SNL breaks a four-decade drought of humorlessness with a razor-sharp skit lampooning the Clintons
  • Matt Damon does a wicked impersonation of Christine Blasey Ford at her little-girliest
  • Joy Behar and Maxine Waters shut the f**k up
  • Colin Kaepernick stands erect for the national anthem
  • The New York Times and the Washington Post endorse school vouchers
  • Women start confessing on the op-ed pages that they actually prefer manly men
  • The Oscar Awards show ratchets down the rancid jeremiad so that ordinary folks can watch it again
  • CNN and MSNBC abandon Russiagate and get back to real news, most particularly the biggest scandal ever: criminal collusion between the FBI, Obama, the Justice Department and the Clintons
  • Black Lives Matter and law enforcers reach a truce that leads to a reduction in gang violence

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gary leibowitz October 13, 2018, 3:00 pm

never saw so many hate mongers justifying lunatic fringe opinions. Slavery is by choice? Honorable thing to do is kill yourself? Kanye was a smart choice for trump as his lunatic rants showed how much he needs those MEDS prescribed for him. I wonder what planet we live on. Two different ones of course. Now we have sanctioned MURDER on US soil of a reporter. Too bad it wasn’t an American one from NY Times or Wash.Post. Maybe next time!


I’m tempted to reprint your post here in which you asserted that your hero, Avenatti, a low-life who belongs on the carnival midway, was going to put the kibosh on Kavanaugh once and for all. RA

John Jay October 12, 2018, 11:36 pm

“This is the same nutbar that claimed slavery was a choice.”
Sorry JAX, but Kanye is exactly right on that issue.
Slavery IS ALWAYS a choice!
In order to avoid a long explanation or debate, Spartacus and the Jews in Masada proved that point 2000 years ago!

You can always fight to the death or commit suicide rather than let yourself and your family become slaves.
Or you can choose to live as a miserable coward, clinging to life as a slave.
I rest my case.

Erin October 12, 2018, 12:46 pm

This theater we have been watching on a daily basis from our so called congress critters is finally coming to an end. As scary as that is, any free thinking, half intelligent person can clearly see all the components coming together for the reset. Financial markets finally breaking, social unrest picking up and hate speech everywhere you look by the Politicians and their talking heads in the media. We should be taking bets on when the exact date is coming for the beginning of the reset. There are solutions…A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

none October 12, 2018, 5:59 am

The time of GOLD (GC market) is a time for Trump.
GC has created the 4% rule (in commodities its 3.5%) as the market has move off a 20 trading day low just missing a 40 trading day low in 5-7 trading days (took 4 trading days).

The quarterly kagi breakout at the last 1369.4 shoulder high never turn red and still has maintain its turning ‘green’ trend mode.

The back drop to a major bull market are the Trump years dead ahead.

The Devil’s Advocate (1997)

(Now the 45th President of the United States) Donald J. Trump’s private residential multi-level apartment at Trump Tower was used as the character Alex Cullen’s home. Trump’s landmark gold decor, and classic view of Central Park, provide a familiar New York City backdrop.
As reported in Forbes, the following unguarded statement was made by one of the climate crisis industry’s loudest drum-beaters, the late Dr. Steven Schneider, lead author of numerous alarming U.N. climate reports and former professor of climatology at Stanford:

We need broad-based support to capture the public’s imagination, we have to offer up scary scenarios, make simplified dramatic statements, and make little mention of any doubts. Each of us has to decide what the right balance is between being effective and being honest.

In other words, one of the climate crisis lobby’s most loyal sycophants told his like-minded colleagues that they not only must conceal evidence that casts doubt on global warming theory, but also craft their research in dishonest ways designed to create terror in the minds of a trusting public. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that dishonesty and concealment of contrarian views have no place in legitimate science.

3. A long trail of wildly inaccurate predictions

As reported by Fox News, a 2015 report published in the journal Nature Climate Change compared 117 computer model projections during the 1990s with the amount of actual warming that occurred. Of the 117, only three were roughly accurate, while 114 over-estimated the recorded warming. (The lopsided results suggest that those doing the modeling may have been guilty of using an unscientific technique known as garbage in, garbage out.) On average, the computer models predicted twice as much warming as that which actually occurred.

The wildly inaccurate predictions reported by Nature Climate Change were not alone. In a terrifying May 11, 1982 prediction trumpeted in the Western media, Mostafa Tolba, executive director of the U.N. Environment Program (UNEP) decreed that an environmental “tipping point” was closing in: “Earth faces environmental disaster as final as nuclear war by the end of this century unless governments act now.” That bone-chilling assessment was seconded seven years later, in July 1989, by another senior U.N. climate official, Noel Brown, who warned: “Entire nations could be wiped off the face of the Earth by rising sea levels if global warming is not reversed by 2000.” When that tipping point came and went 19 years ago, others were concocted, including one by NASA scientist Dr. James Hanson, who declared in January 2009, “President Obama has just four years to save Earth.” As one frantic tipping point after another falls by the wayside, a new one is invented, each of which is breathlessly reported by the complicit Western media.

4. Intentional concealment of inconvenient parts of climate history

In serving as willing propagandists for the climate crisis industry, Western media portray every severe weather event as the “worst ever,” which they are now doing regarding the drought in the Southwestern U.S. and the flooding caused by Hurricane Florence. What the alarmists try to hide from voters at all costs are inconvenient parts of Earth’s climate history, such as these:

● Ancient mega-droughts were infinitely worse than anything people living in modern times have seen. Example: Around the year 850 AD, a mega-drought in what is now the Desert Southwest lasted a staggering 240 years, and that catastrophic climate event was preceded a half-century earlier by another mega-drought that lasted 180 years. Absent that kind of information, it’s no wonder so many otherwise intelligent Americans have been conned into believing that the current drought is the “worst ever.”

● The Great Hurricane of 1780 killed 20,000 people in the Caribbean. On Sept. 8, 1900, a Cat-4 hurricane obliterated the island of Galveston, Texas, killing an estimated 10,000 residents. In 1927, weeks of heavy rains along the Mississippi River caused flooding that covered 27,000 square miles, leaving entire towns and surrounding farmland submerged up to a depth of 30 feet and displacing 640,000 people, from Louisiana to Illinois. The Yangtze River flood of 1931, one of the deadliest single events in human history, was responsible for a death toll estimated at 3.7 million.

———-The DX market becomes a national security issue.

Political Symbolism – The Yellow Brick Road represents the gold monetary standard, with each brick of gold leading to the Emerald City.
Personal Symbolism – The Yellow Brick Road, in Baum’s theosophical mindset, also likely represents the path to enlightenment and transformation.

Political Symbolism – The Wizard represents political leaders, particularly any of the US presidents during the late 19th Century. Some historians believe ‘OZ’ stands for an abbreviation of the weight measure, ‘ounce’. This gives more credence to the Populist silver vs. gold monetary metaphor. Baum once claimed that ‘OZ’ was simply taken from the O-Z label of a filing cabinet in his office.
Personal Symbolism – The Wizard is as historian Littlefield aptly describes, “a little bumbling old man, hiding behind a facade of paper mache and noise, …able to be everything to everybody.” He represents anyone who is a fraud, perhaps even Baum. Who at his lowest point in his career may have seen himself as fraud.
Journey in Oz: The Wizard is not on a transformation journey. He is in essence dismantled and revealed for who and what he is, a fraud.

The Wizard of Oz..and the journey begins.

Have a great weekend Rick.

John October 12, 2018, 4:47 am

A fair description of Dr Ford’s performance Rick.

Pan October 11, 2018, 10:01 pm

You mean a world without PC? one where people aren’t afraid to say what they really mean without life damaging consequences? one in which we’re actually able to laugh at each other and ourselves again? .. .. now that would be a fine thing.

Ben October 11, 2018, 9:26 pm

LOL… And all the Democrats can do is stew in impotent rage, as their support continues to #WalkAway!

JAX October 11, 2018, 9:15 pm

Kanye West a leftist defector? that’s comical. This is the same nutbar that claimed slavery was a choice. Kanye has been a trump cheerleader for years so I wouldn’t expect too many defections from the leftist mob anytime soon Rick. PS your comment about Christine Blasey Ford was disgusting.


I judge Ford to be a liar because not a scintilla of evidence has turned up to support any part of her story. And lest you miss an interesting development since the hearing, men (and some courageous women) who say, “We [sort of] believe that you were sexually abused, Dr. Ford — just not by Brett Kavanaugh” — are really saying they think she is a head-case whose memories were implanted. Her story is as credible as that of someone who claims to have been abducted by aliens. RA

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