There is a cold war going on between Biden and everyday Americans

Last June, the Biden administration unveiled its “National Strategy to Counter Internal Terrorism”. Despite its anodyne sounding name, the “National Strategy” was anything but anodyne.

The pamphlet represented the logical culmination of the left’s cynical use of the US Capitol uprising of January 6, 2021 as a means of eradicating anti-Republican / anti-Trump voter sentiment on a nationwide scale.

The result, demonstrated once again by Attorney General Merrick Garland’s shameful October 2021 note ordering the FBI to intrude on local school board meetings and crack down on parental riots against anti-critical race theory, was a violent cold war waged by the ruling class against us “deplorable” and our political “wrong thinking”.

Now, seven months after Garland’s infamous October. 4 memo, the best question to ask is not whether President Joe Biden is engaged in a cold war simply against the “deplorable”. We know the answer: yes. Instead, the more relevant question is whether the Biden administration is now engaged in a cold war against a larger target: the entire American citizenship. The answer to this question, based on all relevant data and metrics, appears to be the same: yes.

Let’s review.

Most obvious and perhaps most important, inflation – which the Federal Reserve recently admitted is not “transient” but set to remain for a while – is now the highest for the past four decades. The consumer price index rose 8.3% in April on a year-on-year basis, slightly minor compared to 8.5% in March, but still painfully above the Fed’s 2% target.

Biden recently said fighting inflation is his top domestic priority, but he shows no appetite for curbing the mass inflationary deficit spending that has characterized his presidency. Nor did Biden tell Fed Chairman Jerome Powell that he is ready to welcome the drastic interest rate hikes now needed to bring inflation back under control.

Biden is also trying to “fight” inflation, a de facto regressive tax that devours everyone’s savings, but hits lower and middle class workers hardest, in all the wrong places. The traditional economic definition of inflation is too much money chasing too few goods, but Democrats seem entirely uninterested in working with Republicans on the kind of industrial policy measures needed to immediately renew domestic production. On the contrary, Biden’s priorities are completely backward.

Amidst unexpected and life-threatening shortages of formula milk, he did not act swiftly or invoke the Defense Production Act to increase domestic production (after his own FDA shut down a formula milk plant) or temporarily lift tariffs across the country. imports which have contributed to the cartelization of the national market for children’s formulas.

At the same time, Biden openly reflected on ending the Trump administration’s signature tariffs on China. But all it would achieve is to make the average American consumer even more dependent on our archenemy geopolitical enemy. Aside from Fed-led monetary policy, the way to fight inflation on the fiscal side is to speed up production, not fortify China’s cheap sword of Damocles hanging over the US economy.

Perhaps most revealing, as reported by the Washington Examiner, Rep. Kat Cammack, R-Fla., Tweeted photos that appear to show “shelves and pallets full of infant formula” in detention facilities for illegal aliens. This, of course, while real US citizen parents are frantically scrambling from store to store to make sure their kids don’t starve.

Translation: Illegal aliens rule the roost.

But it’s not just the open-borders / pro-illegal alien lobby that plays our ruling class as a violin; they are also fanatics of the environmental movement. During the same week that nearly 30 states hit all-time highs for average gas prices at the pump, the Biden administration canceled offshore oil and natural gas leases in both Alaska and the Gulf of Mexico. But Biden concurrently conceded that energy accounts for a whopping 60% of the inflation Americans are experiencing. The increase in fuel prices for trucks and tractors, after all, is reduced and affects all goods and food raised and shipped.

In the midst of this carnage on American savings and retirement accounts, it is unfathomable that the administration could to limit domestic power generation. The only effect of such restrictions, intended to appeal to the greenies and Malthusian radicals who increasingly dominate the Democratic donor base, is to make Americans even more energy dependent on human rights bastions like Venezuela. and Saudi Arabia. Our ruling class, full of electric car owners who signal virtue, no doubt sleeps well at night while regular gasoline-addicted Americans are annihilated at the pump.

Meanwhile, Congress is racing to approve an emergency allocation of $ 40 billion in aid to Ukraine, a distant country now in its fourth calendar month of a crippling humanitarian crisis, but that’s hardly a concern. urgent internal. Post-Maidan Ukraine is a well-known playground for black venal funds and parochial NGO interests, but this apparently has not given the US House any pause in revising legislation to minimize any meat of free pork; he quickly overtook the lower house of Congress with a lopsided tally of 368-57.

The situation in Ukraine is tragic, but so is the situation on the porous US-Mexico border, which has been completely overrun in recent months by illegal migrants trafficked by transnational drug cartels. Those migrants and cartels are incentivized to make and orchestrate the perilous journey north due to the Biden administration’s various amnesty magnets, such as the return of the Obama-era “capture and release” policy for illegal aliens. in the interior of the United States.

Translation: Ukraine’s border with Russia matters more than America’s border with Mexico.

It is difficult to recall the last time a US president acted persistently in a manner so contrary to the interests of the median citizen that that president would have taken a constitutional oath to protect and defend. Fortunately, Biden’s historically low approval scores suggest a remedy at the polls for our national woes – a red wave beckons this fall.

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