ROFLMAO That about sums up roadside chivalry in 2023 – and beyond if Americans don’t force a course correction. But, what’s truly sad is this is actually an improvement, because most of the Millennial and Gen Z bois can’t change a tire right now. So, genderfucked and tranny sorts being able and willing to do so is actually better. 🙄
To the majority of sane minds in the West Biden’s trading Viktor Bout for Brittney Griner was the worst of bad deals. Releasing the world’s most infamous arms dealers – a man dubbed the Merchant of Death – for a minor athlete who was legitimately arrested in Russia for possessing cannabis oil, properly tried in their courts, and sentenced in the normal manner under their anti-drug laws was very bad and uneven exchange no matter how you look at it to most rational and aware people’s minds. Leaving former Marine and probable intelligence asset, Paul Whelan in Russian custody just made it worse – especially if they did actually try to trade for him too as part of the deal.
And then, the senile fool had to open his gaffe-spewer and make it worse:
“This was not a choice of which American to bring home,” said President Biden in a national address, later adding, “Sadly, for totally illegitimate reasons, Russia is treating Paul’s case differently than Brittney’s, and while we have not yet succeeded in securing Paul’s release, we are not giving up, we will never give up.”
Making a horrendously lopsided and unfavorable exchange with your purported enemy, President Vladimir Putin of Russia, is bad enough. Declaring afterward that the better – but still very bad – deal was never something that Putin was going to entertain just handed him a significant geopolitical victory on the world’s stage.
But frankly, in my opinion, no deal, not for Griner or Whelan, should have been seriously pursued at all at this time and most certainly not in exchange for Bout. Trading for either a criminal or a spent asset is rarely a good political idea unless it’s a small, unpublicized part of larger negotiations in which you’ll get something close to what you want in the deal.
So, discounting all the personal specifics, Bout for Griner was the worst of bad deals for Biden and Co. to make, especially at this point in history. Even Whelan or Griner and Whelan for Bout would have been a bad deal right now. All Biden did was show Putin and the world that he was weak and to invested in certain domestic, party-based priorities.
And Then There’s Griner
As if the larger issues weren’t enough, there’s Griner herself, though that’s a mixed bag. She a Black and a lesbian. She’s also no patriot or even someone who purports to hold any love for America. Hence, she’s a darling of the sorts that vote Democrat. But, she’s also either someone the rest of us loath or, in a great many of our cases, don’t care at all about except that we’re sickened by those Democrat voters holding her up as some paragon solely because she is a Black, a lesbian, and someone who has repeatedly publicly stated her disdain for America.
So, by bending over for Putin in order to get Griner released, Biden told everyone who he’s the President of and who he isn’t. He made his position quite clear. And that’s why domestically this is a mixed bag for Biden. Garnering some – probably short-term – support from Radfems, Queers, the “Black Community,” and their White Liberal enablers is a plus for him and the Democrats, but going that far might both alienate Independents and other Moderates – not too mention those sorts who are still fixated on “Russian Collusion” – and further motivate and incense those of us who are already in the opposing camp.
And, even a bunch of the Left aren’t exactly happy with this since Griner was arrested for drug possession just as she could have been by any US federal officer and many state and local ones here in the US. And, neither Biden nor the Democrats seem to want to actually move towards decriminalizing marijuana at the federal level, despite it having widespread bipartisan support.
Yeah, the worst of bad deals. It goes way, way, way beyond Biden’s normal incompetence and gaffes.
Funny, delightfully sarcastic, but also very sadly and not unexpectedly true. The Western aphorism, “shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations” and the Chinese proverb, “Wealth does not last beyond three generations” exist for a reason. That reason being that they’ve been proven to be true.
And those of old enough to be part of the “Ass Whooping” Generation are somewhat to blame for what our grandchildren in this “Time Out” Generation have degenerated into, as are our children from the “You’re Grounded” Generation. Our parents raised us to succeed. We raised our children in that success. And they raised there’s to feel entitled by it.
And no, before anyone comments, there is no profundity in this on my part. It’s prosaic to the point of triteness. And yet, it needs to be repeated since every generation seems shocked by how badly our grandchildren turn out.
The most fundamental and lasting lessons a child learns are those which were never deliberately taught them or added to a curriculum. That’s why teaching weakness is such a grave sin against them and our nation.
And that’s what our public school systems are doing, whether they intend to do so or not. While the pic shown above is more than a little “anvilicious,” and I certainly don’t advocate keeping schools open when it’s actually dangerous to try to reach them, it does show the degeneration of the system into cowardice and weakness.
What the children actually learn is that any form of hardship and any form of risk is firm ground for not trying. They learn to expect things to be easy and to not attempt that which is hard or uncomfortable. They learn to be weak.
Why do you think the Millennials have turned out so bad?
Yes, there are some very simple, yet very stark and fundamental, doctrinal differences between the Obama Regime and President Trump’s Administration when it comes to overall foreign policy and America’s place in the world at large. We had the Obama Doctrine, which was essentially one of conciliation, self-deprecation, and one long string of apologies to the world at large. Now we have the Trump Doctrine, which seems to one of standing strong, and alone if needs be, and warning our enemies and opponents that they’ll be sorry if they cross America.
Obviously, the differences between the two doctrines is stark. They’re almost polar opposites and quite antithetical to each other. Hence, one coming in immediately upon the other’s being over is glaring to see and jarring to experience. That, however, is not the seminal point of this article.
Please realize that the title of this post, “Doctrinal Differences,” is quite deliberate. This is not a purely political or geopolitical difference. It’s more of a difference in sincerely held beliefs, of particular and differing faiths in what is the right way forward. quite literally, it is a sectarian schism.
That’s very important to realize and internalize because there’s another, far harsher and more potentially dangerous way to describe doctrinal differences – heresy. And any of us who study today’s world and/or history know what happens to heretics…