Biden Transition Team’s Road to Socialism

Biden Transition Team’s Road to Socialism

Biden Transition Team’s Road to Socialism

Even though the final vote for president hasn’t been certified, even though the electoral votes haven’t been accepted, Joe Biden is rushing forward with plans to move into the White House. While the smart members of the Democratic Party try to figure out why they did so much worse down ticket than expected, the purported President-elect has announced not only the formation of his transition team but certain members. Oh, and guess what? As of yesterday, that team consisted of more than 4,300 people. That’s 4,300 people who will be working with two goals in mind: dismantling everything Trump did that benefitted the country and pushing us even further down the road to their socialist “paradise”.

Bernie Sanders for Labor Secretary.

Yes, you read that correctly. Bernie Sanders, multi-time failed presidential candidate and self-proclaimed “Democratic Socialist”, wants to be our next Secretary of Labor. If that doesn’t chill you to the very bone, it should. According to CNN, Sanders is actively campaigning for the position. Perhaps it is because the Dems did worse than expected in the down ticked elections and they didn’t gain a majority in the Senate. Perhaps it is because Sanders knows he can use his union buddies to help erode even further the protections allowed workers in right-to-work states.

Now, I don’t know about you, but the idea of Sanders running the Labor Department brings to mind the former Soviet Union. Workers struggled to make ends meet. But damn, those government bureaucrats sure lived well. Sort of like our resident Socialist–sorry, Democrtic Socialist–with his multiple homes, rich bank accounts and his lectures about how we should feel guilty for having more than our neighbors even as he enjoys his government income and benefits, his monies earned from speaking engagements and his three homes. Someone really ought to ask how he rose from a lower middle class upbringing to being a millionaire–and why he hasn’t distributed that wealth to the masses to set the example.

But it gets worse. Among those 4,300-plus members of the transition team are a number of former Obama advisors and sycophants bureaucrats. Others are fully on board the theft redistribution train.

Mehrsa Baradaran “has argued the Fed should play a more aggressive role in establishing bank accounts for every family as way to ensure access to the financial system.” My question is simple. Where is this money going to come from? Related to that–is it  gift, a loan, what?

And where in the hell do any of our founding documents say it is the government’s obligation to make sure we all have a bank account?

Union interests are represented by AFL-CIO officials/former officials Julie Greene and Celeste Drake. The United Steelworkers are represented by Riley Ohlson. Gee, do any of us really think they have the best interests of anyone but the unions in mind?

According to AP, paying for all the so-called benefits Biden pledges to give us by turning “to large tax increases for corporations and wealthy individuals by reversing much of President Donald Trump’s tax cuts.” So, even before he takes office–assuming he does 1) actually win the election and 2) manages to find his way to his swearing in–he proves he possesses a huge lack of understanding of economics. You take action that will basically increase the tax debt owed by a company and they aren’t going to just eat that loss. They will pass it on to the consumer. You tax the wealthy more than you are now and they will shelter their money out of the country.

Way to go, Joe! Let’s harm the economy even more than the idiocy of the Covid response already has.

And he’s determined to prove he doesn’t understand the impact his policies will have. He plans another round of stimulus checks. But he doesn’t consider the impact that will have on the country.

A package of $1 trillion to $1.5 trillion would add as much as 4.5% to growth next year, according to Capital Economics. That would be enough to return the economy to its pre-pandemic level by the end of 2021. Most economists note that the economy’s painfully sluggish recovery from the 2008-2009 Great Recession was due in large part to government spending limits that took effect in 2010.”

Again, where is the money going to come from? Is he going to strip the military budget? More than likely. Will he defund police? His so-called supporters demand he do just that. And say goodbye to any chance that the looters and arsonists who burned down and/or stole from innocent business owners during the “mostly peaceful protests” will be brought to justice. Hell, they’ll probably be some of the first a Biden administration will want to give money to.

As scary as all that is, the inclusion of Dr. Zeke Emanuel on his team is terrifying. Bad enough he’s Rahm’s brother. But this is the same Zeke Emanuel who has issue with folks who dare to live into their seventies and beyond. It is the same Zeke Emanuel who wants the United States to send any Covid vaccine we might produce overseas, keeping on a relatively small proportion of it for ourselves. (Funny, he talks about keeping enough for herd immunity to kick in. Gee, I seem to remember the Dems denying herd immunity could ever happen. Now one of Biden’s closest advisors on the pandemic says it is a sure thing if we do things a certain way.)

I really wish they’d get their stories right.

Maybe someone should buy Biden a copy of Heinlein’s “The Moon is a Harsh Mistress” and teaching him the meaning of the term TANSTAAFL

“Gospodin,” he said presently, “you used an odd word earlier–odd to me, I mean…”

“Oh, ‘tanstaafl.’ Means ~There ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.’ And isn’t,” I added, pointing to a FREE LUNCH sign across room, “or these drinks would cost half as much. Was reminding her that anything free costs twice as much in long run or turns out worthless.”

“An interesting philosophy.

“Not philosophy, fact. One way or other, what you get, you pay for.”

That is a lesson Biden and company don’t want us to realize until after they take office–please don’t let them take office. We will pay for all the “free stuff” one way or another. There are ways to fight. Keep the pressure on your local, state and federal elected officials. Let them know you want every vote checked and if voter fraud was committed–and it is pretty clear it did in some areas–those responsible must answer for their crimes. If you live in Georgia or one of the other jurisdictions where run-off elections still need to be held, vote. Get out and do what you can to help the conservative candidates.

There is hope.

Biden may be the first president since George H.W. Bush not to have both the House and Senate controlled by his party during at least his first two years in office. Whether that becomes true will depend on the outcome of two Senate runoff elections in Georgia in January. But most observers expect Biden to face a GOP Senate, which would likely block much of his agenda. Republican senators would fight Biden’s tax increases and at least limit the size of a new economic stimulus package.”

Keep your fingers crossed. More than that, now is not the time to fall silent. Rise up, speak out, resist any effort from the liberals to further erode the Bill of Rights and the law of the land.

Welcome, Instapundit readers!

Featured image: Joe Biden caricature by Donkeyhotey. Creative Commons 2.0 license.

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  • MarkInKansas says:

    There is only one good thing that I can glean from the rumored appointments, Linda Sarsour will not be part of Biden’s administration. If he would think of it, he would make her Ambassador to Israel because that would be the most destructive place he could put her.

    Democrats, Socialists, Democratic Socialists, Progressives, Communists, Fascists, Anarchists, Jacobins and every other stripe of evil left-wing scum all intend to destroy the Government responsible for enabling the greatest number of humans ever to escape poverty, misery, illness and short life-spans. They are all evil and the fight against evil will never end.

    Keep the faith. Fight the good fight. Your progeny may never know the good you’ve done them, but you will know what you have done for them.

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