TLW's Bidenscope™ (Biden Historyscope)
By T.L. Winslow (TLW), the Historyscoper™
© Copyright by T.L. Winslow. All Rights Reserved.
Original Pub. Date: Aug. 23, 2020. Last Update: Sept. 27, 2020.
Westerners are not only known as history ignoramuses, but double dumbass history ignoramuses when it comes to the history of Joe Biden. Since I'm the one-and-only Historyscoper (tm), let me quickly bring you up to speed before you dive into my Master Historyscope.
Biden's father Joseph Robinette Biden Sr. (1915-2002) was of English, French, and Irish descent. His mother Catherine Eugenia "Jean" Biden (nee Finnegan) (1917-2010) was of Irish descent, with ancestors from County Louth and County Londonderry. They were both Roman Catholic. The Biden family in the U.S. traces to William Biden (1790-1840), who emigrated from England to Roman Catholic Md. The Biden name comes from the Anglo-Saxon word for a maker of buttons, tracing back to the Old French word boton (button).
Like-watching-paint-dry Dem. politician ("Gaffe Machine") Joseph Robinette "Sleepy Joe" "Creepy Joe" "Dementia Joe" Biden Jr. (1942-) (non-smoker) (non-drinker) (favorite snack: ice cream) (favorite movie: "Chariots of Fire") was born in unexciting Scranton, Penn., where his father couldn't find a job, finally moving with him at age 10 to Wilmington, New Castle County, Del. , where he got a steady job selling cars; they lived in a 3-bed 1-1/2-bed tract house, with "Joey" and his two brothers sharing two sets of bunk beds in a bedroom with their uncle Edward Blewitt "Boo-Boo" Finnegan (of the Blewitt family of County Mayo, Ireland), who stuttered, which must have been contagious because Joey got it too, causing his classmates to call him "Dash" (Morse code) and "Bye-Bye" (stuttering attempt to say Biden).
Scranton is the setting of the NBC-TV series The Office (Mar. 24, 2005-May 16, 2013) (201 episodes).
Biden then went to Roman Catholic prep school Archmere Academy, where he was elected class pres. but disqualified by the administrators because of too many demerits. He played wide receiver and halfback on the school's undefeated 1960 football team, catching 19 TD passes - getting CTE like other football players? While in at Archmere Biden walked out of a restaurant that refused to serve a fellow football player who was black. In 1962-3 he participated in picketing of the Rialto, the last segregated movie theater in Wilmington. In 1983 he mangles the facts, uttering the soundbyte: "When I was 17, I participated in sit-ins to desegregate restaurants and movie houses. And my stomach turned upon hearing the voices of Faubus and Wallace. My soul raged on seeing Bull Connor and his dogs." Too bad, Dem. public safety commissioner Theophilus Eugene "Bull" Connor (1897-1973) didn't sic attack dogs on black students in Birmingham, Ala. until May 2-3, 1963, when Biden was 20. In 1987 he uttered the soundbyte: "When I marched in the civil rights movement, I did not march with a 12-point program. I marched with tens of thousands of others to change attitudes. And we changed attitudes"; also: "When I was 17 years old, I participated in sit-ins to desegregate restaurants and movie houses of Wilmington, Del."
In 1965 Biden earned a bachelor's degree in history and political science from the U. of Del. after getting probation for spraying the dorm dir. with a fire extinguisher, followed by a law degree from Syracuse U. in 1968, where he was caught plagiarizing a law review article and had to retake a course. While at the U. of Del. he spent one summer as the only white lifeguard of an all-black swimming pool.
On Aug. 27, 1966 after meeting her on a spring break in the Bahamas in his junior year and having her slip him $20 under the table to pay the bill on their 2nd date at a restaurant, Joe Biden marries Neilia Hunter (1942-72), telling her and/or her mother that his aim is to become a U.S. Sen. by age 30 followed by U.S. pres.; his father gives him a 1967 Corvette Stingray that he never parts with; they go on to have children Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III (1969-2015), Robert Hunter Biden (1970-), and Naomi Christina Biden (1971-2), uttering the soundbyte: " I'm not a 'keep 'em barefoot and pregnant' man, but I am all for keeping them pregnant until I have a little girl. The only good thing in the world is kids."
Biden then entered law school at Syracuse U., buying a puppy for Neilia that he named "Senator", graduating in 1968 and losing his student draft deferment, after which the Selective Service classified him as unavailable for service due to asthma. When asked why he didn't join some of the anti-Vienam War protests, he uttered the soundbyte: "I'm not big on flak jackets and tie-dye shirts. Other people marched. I ran for office, got elected to the United States Senate at 29, and came down here and was one of those votes that helped stop the war."
Biden then became a public defender in Del., defending a 25-y.o. fisherman accused of stealing a prize-winning Holstein cow.
On Nov. 4, 1970 after registering as a Dem., Biden becomes a member of the New Castle County Council (until Nov. 8, 1972), already talking about running for U.S. Sen., supporting public (i.e., welfare black) housing, resulting in racist phone calls, claiming that one of them asked him: "You nigger lover, you want them living next to you?" and replying "If you're the alternative I guess the answer is yes."
In 1970 Joe Biden utters the soundbytes that smoking and drinking are a "crutch", but "I use football as a crutch, and motorcycle jumping and skiing... but those are crutches over which I have some control."
On Nov. 7, 1972 after defeating incumbent Repub. Sen. Cale Boggs, Biden wins the election for U.S. Dem. Sen. in Del., taking office on Jan. 3, 1973 (until Jan. 15, 2009), becoming the youngest man in the U.S. Senate.
On Dec. 18, 1972 Joe Biden's wife Neilia and 13-mo.-o. daughter Naomi Christina are killed instantly in Hockessin, Del. en route home in their family station wagon after picking up a Christmas tree by a tractor-trailer carrying corncobs after she runs a stop sign; sons Beau and Hunter are hospitalized with serious injuries after being talked out of resigning by Sen. majority leader Mike Mansfield, he takes the oath of office from the bedside of son Beau; after the crash, Biden continues to live in his home in Wilmington, Del., taking the 75-min. Amtrak train ride to/from Washington, D.C. for more than 30 years, going on to call the Amtrak crews his family and hosting BBQs for conductors and attendants at his home; in 2001 Biden accuses the truck driver of being drunk, and does ditto in 2008, then later after chief deputy atty. gen. Jerome O. Herlihy, who led the investigation corrects him that he was sober, apologizes to the driver's daughter.
In 1974 Biden issues the soundbyte: "When it comes to issues like abortion... I'm about as liberal as your grandmother. I don't like the decision on abortion. I think it went too far. I don't think that a woman has the sole right to say what should happen to her body" in 1981 he votes for a U.S. constitutional amendment to overturn the 1972 Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade.
In Sept. 1975 Del. Dem. Sen. Joe Biden speaks on the U.S. Senate floor against giving the U.S. Dept. of Health, Education and Welfare the power to withhold funding from districts that refuse to integrate, causing U.S. Sen. (R-N.C.) (1973-2003) Jesse Helms to welcome him "to the ranks of the enlightened"; Biden's measure to prevent schools from using federal dollars to assign teachers and students by race passes by 50-43; in 1977 Biden speaks at a hearing about busing of students to desegregate public schools, uttering the soundbyte: "Unless we do something about this, my children are going to grow up in a jungle, the jungle being a racial jungle with tensions having built so high that it is going to explode at some point. We have got to make some move on this."
In 1975 anti-busing Dem. Del. Sen. Joe Biden gives an interview to the weekly Del.-based People Paper newspaper, with the soundbyte: "I do not buy the concept, popular in the '60s, which said, 'We have suppressed the black man for 300 years and the white man is now far ahead in the race for everything our society offers. In order to even the score, we must now give the black man a head start, or even hold the white man back, to even the race. I don’t buy that”, also rejecting the idea of reparations for slavery, with the soundbyte: "I don’t feel responsible for the sins of my father and grandfather. I feel responsible for what the situation is today, for the sins of my own generation. And I'll be damned if I feel responsible to pay for what happened 300 years ago."
On June 17, 1977 Joe Biden marries divorced English teacher (fellow Roman Catholic) Jill Tracy Jacobs (1951-), going on to have daughter Ashley Blazer (1981-); Joe caused Jill's divorce from Steel Balloon owner Bill Stevenson by hooking up with him in secret and getting caught?
In 1979 U.S. Navy liaison to the U.S. Senate Joe Biden and his wife Jill attend a Navy reception in Hawaii with their good friend John McCain, urging him to go over and introduce himself to his future wife Cindy; they marry on May 17, 1980 in Phoenix, Ariz., after which John retires from the Navy as a capt. on Apr. 1, 1981 and enters politics, becoming a Repub. U.S. rep from Ariz. on Jan. 3, 1983-Jan. 3, 1987; in 2018 McCain asks Biden to deliver the eulogy at his funeral.
In 1979 U.S. Dem. Del. Sen. Joe Biden visits Communist China for the first time, going on to support giving them most favored nation status and trade deals granting them access to U.S. markets despite their massive spy program to steal U.S. intellectual property, going generally soft on China, uttering the soundbyte: "A rising China is a... positive development, not only for China, but for America."
In 1983 Dem. Del. U.S. Sen. Joe Biden (since 1973) Joe Biden calls for raising the Social Security retirement age, followed in 1984 by a freeze in all federal spending to balance the budget; on Jan. 31, 1995 Biden utters the soundbyte on the U.S. Senate floor: "When I argued that we should freeze federal spending, I meant Social Security... I meant Medicare and Medicaid. I meant veterans’ benefits. I meant every single solitary thing in the government. And I not only tried it once, I tried it twice, I tried it a third time, and I tried it a fourth time... I tried with Sen. Grassley back in the ’80s to freeze all government spending, including Social Security, including everything"; too bad, on Mar. 15, 2020 after Bernie Sanders calls him on it, he vigorously denies ever doing it.
On Jan. 29, 1987 U.S. Sen. (D-Del.) (1973-2009) Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden Jr. (1942-) introduces the Global Climate Protection Act for creation of a nat. climate strategy, becoming the first Senate bill dealing with climate change, directing the U.S. pres. to establish a Task Force on Global Climate to do R&D and implement a nat. strategy on global climate and deliver a U.S. Strategy on Global Climate to the U.S. pres. within a year, which he is required to report to specified members of Congress, while appointing an ambassador at large to coordinate U.S. govt. efforts in multinat. efforts to fight global warming, also requiring the U.S. pres. to give climate protection top priority in his agenda of U.S.-Soviet relations; the U.S. secy. of state is directed to promote an Internat. Year of Global Climate Protection; too bad, it doesn't pass.
On June 9, 1987 Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr. of Del. announces his candidacy for the Dem. U.S. pres. nomination.
On July 1, 1987 after Lewis Powell retires on June 27, Pres. Reagan ignores warnings from Dems., the ACLU et al. and nominates conservative "original intent of the framers" champion federal appeals court judge Robert Heron Bork (1927-2012) (pro-executive supremacy, anti-civil rights incl. right to privacy) to the U.S. Supreme Court, causing Sen. Ted Kennedy to give a speech in the Senate lying like hell about him: "Robert Bork's America is a land in which women would be forced into back-alley abortions, blacks would sit at segregated lunch counters, rogue police could break down citizens' doors in midnight raids, schoolchildren could not be taught about evolution, writers and artists could be censored at the whim of the Government, and the doors of the Federal courts would be shut on the fingers of millions of citizens for whom the judiciary is - and is often the only - protector of the individual rights that are the heart of our democracy... President Reagan is still our president, but he should not be able to reach out from the muck of Irangate, reach into the muck of Watergate and impose his reactionary vision of the Constitution on the Supreme Court and the next generation of Americans. No justice would be better than this injustice", causing Bork to reply: "There was not a line in that speech that was accurate"; on Sept. 15-19 Bork tells the Senate Judiciary Committee, led by Del. Dem. Sen. Joe Biden that his philosophy is "neither liberal nor conservative" and that he would "interpret the law and not make it"; Biden leads the opposition to Bork in the Senate, baiting him into airing his politically controversial views in dense legalise, esp. Griswold v. Conn., which legalized contraceptives for married people, which plays in his hands; on Oct. 2 despite Pres. Reagan's attempts to strongarm them, more Dem. sens. line up against Bork; on Oct. 6 the Senate Judiciary Committee votes 9-5 against his nomination; on Oct. 9, his rejection by the Senate a virtual certainty, he angrily tells reporters that he will not ask that his nomination be withdrawn; on Oct. 23 the U.S. Senate rejects him by 58-42, launching a new era of political wars over the judiciary - which is conservative by definition?
On Sept. 12, 1987 reports surface that Dem. pres. candidate Joseph Biden had plagiarized, without attribution, passages of a speech by British Labour Party leader (since Oct. 2, 1983) Neil Gordon Kinnock (1942-) for one of his own campaign speeches.
On Sept. 30, 1987 two top campaign aides of Mass. Gov. Michael S. Dukakis resign after one of them, campaign mgr. John Sasso admits leaking an attack videotape that helped bring down the pres. candidacy of Del. Sen. Joseph Biden.
On Sept. 23, 1987 Del. Sen. Joseph Biden withdraws from the Dem. pres. race following questions about his use of borrowed quotations and the portrayal of his academic record, uttering the soundbyte at a campaign stop in N.H.: " I think I probably have a much higher IQ than you do, I suspect. I went to law school on a full academic scholarship, the only one in my, in my class to have a full academic scholarship. In the first year in law school I decided didn't want to be in law school and ended up in the bottom two-thirds of my class, and then decided I wanted to stay, went back to law school, and in fact ended up in the top half of my class. I won the international moot-court competition. I was the outstanding student in the political science department at the end of my year. I graduated with three degrees from undergraduate school and 165 credits. I only needed 123 credits. And I'd be delighted to sit down and compare my IQ to yours if you'd like."
On Nov. 29, 1987 Pres. George H.W. Bush signs the U.S. Gun-Free School Zones Act of 1990, introduced by Del. Dem. Sen. Joseph R. Biden Jr., banning possession of handguns near schools; no surprise, on Apr. 26, 1995 the U.S. Supreme Court rules 5-4 in U.S. v. Lopez that it is unconstitutional, becoming the first time in over 50 years that they limit Congressional authority to grab power under guise of the Commerce Clause, causing it to be amended to apply only to guns that have been moved via interstate commerce; "It shall be unlawful for any individual knowingly to possess a firearm that has moved in or that otherwise affects interstate or foreign commerce at a place that the individual knows, or has reasonable cause to believe, is a school zone".
On Jan. 12, 1991 over the objections of U.S. defense secy. Dick Cheney, Pres. Bush receives authorization from Congress to use force to end Iraq's occupation of Kuwait; Pope John Paul II warns that a Persian Gulf War would represent "a decline for all humanity", as one of more than 50 appeals for peace between last Aug. and the Feb. ceasefire; when the war is successful and popular at home, Dems. incl. John Kerry and Joe Biden who voted against the authorization knock themselves out of the running for U.S. pres., opening the way for Bill Clinton?
The token black on the court changes faces, but the difference is between the legs not the ears? On June 28, 1991 liberal black U.S. Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall (since 1967) retires, and on July 1 conservative black Pin Point, Ga.-born U.S. Court of Appeals judge for the District of Columbia (since 1990) (chmn. of the EEOC in 1982-90) Clarence Thomas (1948-) is nominated by Pres. George H.W. Bush, winning Senate confirmation by 52-48 on Oct. 15 after a bumpy confirmation process, championed by U.S. Sen. (R-Mo.) John Claggett "Jack" Danforth (1936-); on Oct. 23 he becomes U.S. Supreme Court justice #106 (until ?), and the 2nd African-Am.; his confirmation is plagued by criticism by civil rights groups for his opposition to affirmative action programs and school desegregation busing, and is almost derailed by a leaked FBI report on allegations of sexual harassment made by U. of Okla. (Norman) law prof. Anita Faye Hill (1956-), who had worked for him at the Dept. of Ed. and the EEOC, and publicly woo-woos about his sexual advances on her, incl. his bragging about the size of his brains?; in early Oct. the Senate Judiciary Committee, chaired by U.S. Sen. (D-Del.) (1973-2009) Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden Jr. (1942-) explores the charges, which Thomas calls a "high-tech lynching", but they decide are not conclusive after Biden blocks several women from testifying to corroborate Hill's testimony; after joining the court, Thomas converts to Roman Catholicism; "He told me that if I ever told anybody, it would ruin his career" (Hill); in 2019 as he prepares to run for U.S. pres., Biden privately expresses regret to Hill, with the soundbyte: "To this day, I regret I couldn't give her the kind of hearing she deserved. I wish I could have done something"; Hill says she doesn't consider it an apology.
On June 25, 1992 U.S. Dem. Sen. Joseph Biden gives a speech in the U.S. Senate, announcing the Biden Rule, that a Supreme Court nomination by a lame duck U.S. pres. shouldn't be considered until his successor is elected, with the soundbyte: "It would be our pragmatic conclusion that once the political season is under way, and it is, action on a Supreme Court nomination must be put off until after the election campaign is over. That is what is fair to the nominee and is central to the process. Others may fret that this approach would leave the Court with only eight members for some time, but as I see it... the cost of such a result, the need to reargue three or four cases that will divide the Justices four to four, are quite minor compared to the cost that a nominee, the president, the Senate, and the nation would have to pay for what would assuredly be a bitter fight, no matter how good a person is nominated by the president"; it comes back to haunt him in 2016.
On July 1, 1993 55-y.-o. failed entrepreneur Gian Luigi Ferri (b. 1937) fires TEC-9 and Norinco NP44 semi-automatic pistols in the 101 Calif. St. offices of San Francisco law firm Pettit and Martin (with whom he had been involved in a lawsuit), killing eight and wounding six before killing himself; none of the 30 law firm employees on his hit list are injured; the shooting sparks several legislative actions leading to the 1994 U.S. Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act - should have played more arcade games?
On Nov. 17, 1993 the U.S. House of Reps. passes the North Am. Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), followed by the U.S. Senate on Nov. 20 as fears that U.S. jobs would go to Mexico are pooh-poohed with even greater fears that unless Mexico's economy improves even more illegal Mexican immigrants will come to the U.S.; Pres. Clinton signs it into law on Dec. 8, to go into effect on Jan. 1; Wall Street Journal ed. Robert Leroy Bartley (1937-2003) supports it, along with a constitutional amendment reading "There shall be open borders", with the soundbyte: "I think the nation-state is finished"; Dem. Del. Sen. Joe Biden votes for it, predicing that U.S. workers won't be hurt by it, calling it a "legislative victory" and claiming it will "be a wash on jobs", only to see a Chrysler plant in Del. shut down in 2008, denying that it was due to NAFTA; meanwhile in 2007 he attempts to defend NAFTA, saying that it did not "aggrieve"him, and that it was "not a problem", claiming that in his home state of Del. it created more jobs than it lost.
On Nov. 18, 1993 Joe Biden gives a speech in the U.S. Senate warning of "predators on our streets" and wanting them put in prison, because "The consensus is A), we must take back the streets. It doesn'' matter whether or not the person that is accosting your son or daughter or my son or daughter, my wife, your husband, my mother, your parents. It doesn't matter whether or not they were deprived as a youth. It doesn't matter whether or not they had no background that enabled them to become socialized into the fabric of society. It doesn't matter whether or not they''re the victims of society. The end result is they're about to knock my mother on the head with a lead pipe, shoot my sister, beat up my wife, take on my sons... They must be taken off the streets", bragging that the Biden-Hatch crime bill started out as the Biden bill because he personally sat down with Pres. Clinton on it, who wants 100K new police on the streets and supports the death penalty, saying "He does not view this as a social issue as opposed to bringing peace to the streets", concluding: "I hope that we will have ended this notion, which is a hangover from the 1960s, that the Democrats are weak on crime and Republicans are tough on crime."
On Sept. 13, 1994 Pres. Clinton signs the 1994 U.S. Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act, drafted by Del. Dem. Sen. Joseph Biden, which provides for 100K new police officers, $9.7B funding for prisons, and $6.1B funding for crime prevention programs designed by experienced police officers; the Federal Assault Weapons Ban bans new classes of people from possessing firearms, greatly expands the federal death penalty, and defines a variety of new federal crimes involving immigration, hate crimes, sex crimes, and gang-related crime, requiring states to establish sex offender registries by Sept. 1997; the U.S. Violence Against Women Act (VAWA), co-sponsored by Dem. Sen. Joe Biden of Del. and Repub. Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah provides $1.6B for a Nazi-like police surge into homes with powers to arrest alleged perps of domestic violence even when the alleged victim doesn't want to press charges, and tightens federal penalties, imposing automatic mandatory restitution and allowing victims to sue in civil court even if there is no criminal prosecution, causing men to begin realizing they're no longer masters of their castles but at the mercy of juries who get to vote on their civil rights on a case-by-case basis, although it does net the real offenders some of the time; "the greatest breakthrough in civil rights for women in nearly two decades" (NOW); too bad, it backfires on Biden when it disproportionately incarcerates blacks and browns, depopulating whole neighborhoods of their men folk.
On Oct. 2, 2001 (Tue.) (3 weeks after the 9/11 attacks) Dem. Del. Sen. Joe Biden proposes that the U.S. send "no strings attached, a check for $200 million to Iran"; no surprise, Student Movement Coordination Committee for Democracy in IRan Kaveh Mohseni calls Biden "a great friend of the mullahs", claiming that Biden's election campaigns "have been financed by Islamic charities of the Iranian regime based in California and by the Silican Iran network" of wealthy Iranian-Am. businesspersons seeking an end to the U.S. trade embargo on Iran.
On Oct. 11, 2002 the U.S. Senate votes 77-23 to pass the U.S. Iraq War Resolution, giving Pres. Bush sweeping authority to use military force in Iraq; he signs it on Oct. 16; her vote later comes back to haunt Hillary Clinton in the 2008 pres. campaign; Del. Dem. Sen. Joe Biden votes for the war and is present at the White House signing, later calling it a "mistake" - and this bird you cannot change, Lord knows, I cant change, bye, bye, baby it's been a sweet love?
On Apr. 20, 2005 Pres. Bush signs the 2005 U.S. Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Prevention Act, basically written by credit card cos., which makes it harder for people to declare bankruptcy, allowing the cos. to employ sleazy debt collectors to get their hands on everything they can; Dem. Del. Sen. Joe Biden, bankrolled by the credit card industry spearheads the effort to get the bill passed that he wrote, leading the battle to vote down Dem. amendments, going on to get bankrolled by them in his 2020 run for U.S. pres.
In 2005 Joe Biden is listed as the 570th least wealthy of 585 U.S. govt. officials, followed by 614th of 636 in 2006, 626th of 639 in 2007, and 577th of 581 in 2014; in 2005 his net worth was $47,494, followed by $12,492 in 2006, and $52,493 in 2007; in 2017 the Bidens reported a combined income of $15M.
In Sept. 2006 Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden and younger brother James Biden purchase the firm of Paradigm Global Advisors, with James Biden allegedly uttering the soundbyte: "Don't worry about investors. We've got people all around the world who want to invest in Joe Biden... We've got investors lined up in a line of 747s filled with cash ready to invest in this company", meaning a way to funnel money from rich foreigners legally barred from donating to Joe's upcoming U.S. pres. bid, pissing-off Beau Biden, who says, "This can never leave this room, and if you ever say it again, I will have nothing to do with this." "
In 2006 U.S. Sen. (R-Ind.) (1977-2013) Richard Green "Dick" Lugar (1932-2019) and U.S. Sen. (D-Del.) (1973-2009) Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden (1942-) co-sponsor Senate Resolution 312, calling for U.S. govt. participation in internat. climate mitigation agreements.
On Aug. 28, 2008 Joe Biden pub. the memoir Promises to Keep: On Life and Politics, in which he claims that he met with Serbian dictator Slobodan Milsevic in 1993 and told him to his face: "I think you're a damn war criminal and you should be tried as one."The first 99-44/100% pure president, a combination Lincoln, FDR, JFK, MLK Jr., and Gandhi, plus a disturbing Play-Do makeup incl. doses of Osama bin Laden, Idi Amin, Dorothy Gale from Kansas, and the Wizard of Oz from Emerald City? On Jan. 20, 2009 (Tue.) the 2009 (64th) U.S. pres. inaguration sees 6'1" 170-190 lb. Hawaiian-born (Kenyan-born?) Harvard Law School grad. (black) (lefty) (Christian) (closet Muslim?) (closet Marxist?) Barack (Arab. "blessed") Hussein (Arab. "handsome") Obama (Kenyan "crooked") II (1961-) (Secret Service codename: Renegade) (known for saying "Well, Look" at the start of his answer to questions, along with "Let me be clear" and "Make no mistake") becomes Dem. U.S. pres. #44 (until Jan. 20, 2017) (first African-Am. and first urban pres.) (first U.S. pres. to have Internet access at his desk, have a BlackBerry, and use email daily) (first Pacific pres.) (3rd U.S. pres. to win the Nobel Peace Prize) (a stooge of the Zionist Illuminati?) (11th U.S. pres. to grow and/or use cannabis after Washington, Adams, Jefferson, Madison, Monroe, Jackson, Taylor, Pierce, Lincoln, JFK); Richard Tosaw, a lawyer from Modesto, Calif. sells 4K $20 printed cardboard periscopes called Obama-Scopes that "make you two feet taller" and help improve one's view of the proceedings; Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden Jr. (1942-) (Secret Service codename: Celtic) becomes the 47th U.S. vice-pres. (until ?) (first Roman Catholic vice-pres.); First Lady is Princeton-educated Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama (1964-) (Secret Service codename: Renaissance); first children are Malia Ann Obama (1998-) (Secret Service codename: Radiance) and Natasha "Sasha" Obama (2001-) (Secret Service codname: Rosebud); Second Lady is Jill Tracy Jacobs Biden (1951-) (Secret Service codename: Capri); First Dog is Bo Obama (2008-) (Portuguese Water Dog or Portie), a gift from Sen. Edward Kennedy and his wife Victoria "Vicki" Kennedy, and named after R&B singer Bo Diddley; Obama takes his oath of office on the same velvet-bound Bible used at his hero Abrahama, er, Abraham Lincoln's first (1861) inaguration, and another Bible used by MLK Jr. before a record 1.9M crowd, who brave 17F weather (no arrests?); the inaugural theme is "A New Birth of Freedom", a phrase taken from Lincoln's Nov. 19, 1863 Gettysburg Address allegedly to celebrate the 200th anniv. of his birth year; Sen. Edward Kennedy experiences a seizure during a lunch for Obama, but recovers; Obama's 2009 Inauguration Speech, written by 27-y.-o. white guy Jonathan E. "Jon" Favreau (1981-) doesn't live up to expectations of being full of great JFK-caliber soundbytes, skips past Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln to George Washington, and flip-flops from promising to walk on water to calling for sacrifice and service from the pop., with the soundbytes: "A man whose father less than 60 years ago might not have been served at a local restaurant can now stand before you to take a most sacred oath. So let us mark this day with remembrance of who we are and how far we have traveled"; "On this day, we come to proclaim an end to the petty grievances and false promises, the recriminations and worn-out dogmas that for far too long have strangled our politics"; "We must pick ourselves up"; "To those who cling to power through corruption and deceit and the silencing of dissent, know that you are on the wrong side of history, but that we will extend a hand if you are willing to unclench your fist"; Harlem, N.Y.-born black poet Elizabeth Alexander (1962-) recites her inaugural poem Praise Song for the Day, becoming the 4th poet to read at a U.S. pres. inauguration (Robert Frost in 1961, Maya Angelou in 1993, Miller Williams in 1997); Obama becomes the first U.S. pres. to address "the Muslim World", uttering the soundbyte that the U.S. is "a nation of Christians and Muslims, Jews, and Hindus and non-believers"; as he assumes office, 79% of Americans incl. 59% of those who voted for John McCain are optimistic about his admin.; the Dow Jones plunges 4%, becoming the worst inauguration day slide (until ?); he inherits a $1.3T deficit from the Bush admin., and by Mar. he increases the 2009 deficit to $1.8T, while his own spending programs will more than double the nat. debt from $8T to $17.3T ($15.4T?) by 2019, equal to 82.4% of the GNP, although he does promise to halve the 2009 deficit by 2014; Obama's look, funny ears, and intellectual style cause him to be compared to Star Trek's Spock; his political philosophy is a combo of Abe Lincoln and John Dewey?; too bad, a growing groundswell of anti-govt. hostility begins by Americans who fear that Obama is plotting to take the U.S. Socialist, Fascist, or Islamic, or foist a OWG on the U.S. complete with concentration camps, causing a fervor of frantic Internet postings by extremists incl. Tex. radio show host Alexander Emerick "Alex" Jones (1974-), leading to Tea Parties in the spring, town hall meeting disruptions in the summer, the Birther Movement, which questions the validity of his birth in U.S. territory, fears that the swine flu virus was manufactured, and fears that he is handing the U.S. over to Muslim Sharia; in the evening Obama hosts the first-ever pres. ball open to the residents of mainly-black Washington, D.C., sweetly dancing with his wife Michelle to music by African-Am. singer Beyonce (Beyoncé) Giselle Knowles (1981-), who sings the 1960 Etta James hit At Last; Obama begins going gray 44 days into his presidency?; after chief justice John Roberts flubs the oath of office, he gives it to Obama again in the White House before nine witnesses; on Jan. 20 Ariz. gov. (since 2003) Janet Napolitano (1957-) (former atty. of Anita Hill, known for being tough on illegal immigration while opposing the $3.9M-per-mi. U.S.-Mexico border fence, with the soundbyte: "You build a 50-ft. wall, somebody will find a 51-ft. ladder)) becomes U.S. homeland security secy. #3 (first woman) (until Sept. 6, 2013), Kenneth Lee "Ken" Salazar (1955-) becomes U.S. interior secy. #50 (until Apr. 12, 2013), Nobel Prize-winning physicist Steven Chu (1948-) becomes U.S. energy secy. #12 (until Apr. 22, 2013), Arne Duncan (1964-) becomes U.S. education secy. (until Jan. 1, 2016), former Iowa gov. #40 (since 1998) Thomas James "Tom" Vilsack (1950-) becomes U.S. agriculture secy. #30 (until Jan. 13, 017), and Eric Ken Shinseki (1942-) becomes U.S. veterans affairs secy. #7 (until May 30, 2014); on Jan. 21 Hillary Rodham Clinton (1947-) becomes U.S. secy. of state #67 (until Feb. 1, 2013), vowing to end the paranoia of the George W. Bush era by not worrying exclusively about the safety of the U.S., with the soundbyte "I don't get up every morning just thinking about the threats and dangers, as real as they are. I also get up thinking about who we are and what we can do"; Egyptian-born Dalia Mogahed (1974-) becomes the first veiled Muslim woman to serve in the White House; on June 23 U.S. state secy. Hillary Clinton appoints Kashmir-born Farah Pandith (1968-) as her special rep to reach out to Muslim communities; on Jan. 21 Pres. Obama signs Executive Order No. 13489, barring release of his birth certficate, fueling rumors that he wasn't really born in the U.S. and thus isn't eligible to become pres., meaning that every act of office he commits is legally void; his refusal to release a long list of other documents adds fuel to the fire and make him a mystery man; no wonder that his name all by itself causes many to think he's a Muslim plant, plus the funny way he hides his birth certificate and the fact that he might have been indoctrinated into Islam as a child (maybe the birth certficate is half and half too?; many note his startling resemblance to Osama bin Laden; in his first year, he receives 30 death threats a day (4x what GW Bush faced), stretching the Secret Service; a poster of Obama as the Joker (as portrayed by the late Heath Ledger) with the word "Socialism" at the bottom becomes a hit with conservatives; it was made by 20-y.-o. U. of Ill. history student Firas Alkhateeb (1979-) using Adobe Photoshop.
On Mar. 15, 2009 ex-vice-pres. Duck Shooter, er, Dick Cheney calls the actions of the Bush admin. after 9/11 "a great success story", and says that Americans are less safe after Pres. Obama overturned his policies; on ? he says that if his successor Joe Biden "wants to diminish the office of the vice-president, that's... his call."
On May 5, 2009 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden tells the Am. Israel Public Affairs Committee that the Obama admin. is committed to a new Palestinian state, saying "The status quo of the last decade has not served the interests of the United States, or Israel, very well."
On May 10, 2009 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden insults Pres. Obama's new black-and-white (half black and half white?) hypoallergenic Portuguese water dog Bo (2008-), saying that his dog Champ is smarter.
On June 22, 2009 the New Yorker carries an article carrying a statement by CIA dir. (since Feb. 13) Leon Edward Panetta (1938-) that ex-veep Dick Cheney's criticism of Obama's terrorism policy suggests that "he's wishing that this country would be attacked again, in order to make his point"; after it leaks in advance, current veep Joe Biden tells NBC-TV's "Meet the Press" on June 14, "I think Dick Cheney's judgment about how to secure America is faulty. I think our judgment is correct."
On July 23, 2009 Georgian pres. (since 2004) Mikheil Saakashvili (1967-) asks visiting U.S. pres. Joe Biden for military aid, advanced weaponry and unarmed observers, but Biden won't bite, although he promises U.S. support.
In 2009 a Secret Service agent is suspended for a week for shoving Joe Biden after seeing him cup his girlfriend's breast during a photo shoot, causing other agents to have to step in to stop him from slugging him.
On Jan. 14, 2010 the Iraq govt. bans 570+ candidates from the Mar. 7 election, 400 of whom are discovered to be Sunnis, pissing-off Sunni politicians, who blame Shiite-run Iran, and causing U.S. vice-pres. Joseph Biden to rush to Baghdad to try to make them reconsider, telling them there will be no Baathist coup attempt following U.S. withdrawal, after which on Feb. 3 they flop and allow them to run, but they drop out anyway on Feb. 20, blaming Iranian influence on the vetting panel that blacklisted hundreds of candidates.
On Feb. 18, 2010 U.S. vice-pres. Joseph Biden utters the soundbyte that the Obama admin. is moving ahead with Senate ratification of a treaty banning nuclear tests, and that its goal is the elimination of all U.S. nuclear arms, although it is spending $7B next year to repair its aging arsenal.
On Mar. 8, 2010 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden visits Israel, pledging support against a nuclear-armed Iran.
On Mar. 11-12, 2010 U.S. vice-pres. Joseph Biden visits Jordan, and meets with four Jordanian civil activists in the U.S. embassy in Amman, causing the Jordanian press to accuse him of interfering in Jordan's internal affairs and claim that he is exploring the resettlement of Palestinian refugees in Jordan, wiping out the good impressions made by Pres. Obama's 2009 Cairo Speech; on Dec. 12 the Islamic Action Front of the Muslim Brotherhood accuses the govt. of Jordan of apostasy for assisting the U.S. in Afghanistan to fight against fellow Muslims.
On Mar. 12, 2010 Israel seals off the West Bank amid tensions in Jerusalem over plans to build new homes for Jews, which U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden criticized during his recent visit; Hillary Clinton gives PM Benjamin Netanyahu a 43-min. telephone harangue, telling them that the Israeli govt. "needed to demonstrate not just through words but through specific actions that they are committed to this [bilateral] relationship and to the peace process."
On May 31, 2010 Pres. Obama's 2010 Memorial Day Address is rained out; vice-pres. Biden delivers his address at Arlington Nat. Cemetery in sunny weather.
On July 3-4, 2010 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden visits Iraq to try talking them into picking a new PM; too bad, his visit is marred by nearby explosions, along with suicide bombers in Mosul and Ramadi who kill four and injure 25.
On July 16, 2010 the Federal Election Commission finances the 2008 pres. campaign of Joe Biden $219K for violations.
On July 27, 2010 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden releases a video in which he claims that $600B in stimulus funds have already been spent, adding "Americans deserve a government that actually works" and "We're building a government that delivers more bang for the buck than ever before."
On Aug. 23, 2010 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden addresses the Ind. VFW, uttering the soundbyte: "Many people point to the Iranian influence in Iraq but I believe this to be exaggerated. The Iranian government spent over $100 million dollars to try to sway the national elections but Iran failed. The Iraqi people voted for their desired candidate, not who the Iranians wanted them to vote for."
On Sept. 11, 2010 Pres. Obama marks the 9th Anniv. of 9/11 at the Pentagon, giving a speech with the soundbyte "We define the character of our country", continuing his act of pretending Islamic jihad doesn't exist by calling al-Qaida "some small band of murderers", while vice-pres. Joe Biden attends services at Ground Zero which begin with a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m when the first plane hit the North Tower of the WTC, and First Ladies Michelle Obama and Laura Bush mark it at the Shanksville, Penn. Flight 93 Memorial Site; New York anti-mosque activists Robert Spencer and Pamela Geller of Stop the Islamization of Am. and the Freedom Defense Initiative lead 40K in a protest against the Ground Zero Mosque (Cordoba House) (Park51) in New York City, where Dutch politician Geert Wilders delivers his No Mosque Here Speech, with the soundbytes "A tolerant society is not a suicidal society", "We must draw the line so that New York, rooted in Dutch tolerance will never become New Mecca", and "We must not give a free hand to those who want to subjugate us"; too bad, the already-subjugated major media skunk it despite giving unlimited publicity to the 1-man band Pastor Terry Jones; N.J. Transit worker Derek Fenton bravely burns pages from his Quran at Ground Zero, and is taken away by the pigs for questioning, then released, two days later getting fired, after which the ACLU takes up his cause, getting his job back with damages and lost wages by Apr. 2011; six men from Gateshead, Tyneside, England are later arrested for filming themselves burning Qurans on 9/11.
On Jan. 10, 2011 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden makes an unannounced trip to Kabul to discuss Obama admin. strategy, uttering the soundbyte that U.S. troops will stay beyond 2014 if the Afghans want them to.
On Jan. 12, 2011 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden visits Pakistani PM Gilani, uttering the soundbyte: "We are not, we are not the enemies of Islam, and we embrace those who practice that great religion in our country."
On Apr. 19, 2011 a Boeing 737 carrying First Lady Michelle Obama and Second Lady Jill Biden has a close call with a Boeing C-17 military transport jet that gets within 2.94 mi. as they are about to land at Andrews AFB near Washington, D.C.
On Oct. 11, 2011 U.S. officials claim to have disrupted an Iranian plot to assassinate Saudi Arabian ambassador (since 2007) Abdel Al-Jubeir (1962-) along with bomb attacks on the Saudi and Israeli embassies in Washington, D.C., and arrest Am. Muslim Manssor Arbabsiar; on Oct. 13 Pres. Obama says that there is no doubt that members of the Iranian govt. knew of the plot, and warns that they will be held accountable for their "reckless behavior"; the Obama admin. also accuses Iran of trying to recruit a Mexican drug cartel member into the plot, and ramps up its internat. sanctions on Iran, with vice-pres. Joe Biden saying that "Nothing has been taken off the table"; Iranian foreign minister Ramin Mehmanparast calls the claims "ludicrous", and blames Zionists; former House Speaker Newt Gingrich shows that this plot is a "very embarrassing and difficult moment" for the Obama admin., and shows that Obama is clueless about Iran; did the Obama admin. break the news to divert attention from the Fast and Furious scandal that's putting heat on U.S. atty.-gen. Eric Holder?
On Nov. 29, 2011 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden visits Baghdad to mark the end of the war in Iraq.
On Dec. 2, 2011 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden calls on Turkey to impose new sanctions on Iran, and praises it for pressuring Syria to stop its crackdown on protesters.
On Dec. 19, 2011 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden utters the soundbyte that the Taliban is not an enemy of the U.S., only al-Qaida.
On Mar. 5, 2012 Mexican pres. Felipe Calderon asks U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden to help stop the flow of money and weapons into Mexico.
On Jan. 31, 2013 Neb.-born U.S. defense secy. nominee Charles Timothy "Chuck" Hagel (1946-) holds a Senate confirmation hearing, stating that the U.S. is pursing a policy of "containment" toward Iran, which vice-pres. Biden corrects on Feb. 2 at the Munich Security Conference, saying that it is only "to prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon", and offering bilateral talks; on Feb. 27 despite Repub. opposition over his friendliness to Iran and Islam, and ambivalent stand toward Israel, after a 58-41 vote (greatest number of no votes against a secy. of defense, #2=George C. Marshall in 1950 with 11) Hagel becomes U.S. secy. of defense #24 (until Feb. 17, 2015); he slides through primarily because the Am. Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) refuses to take a stand?
In May 2013 Hunter Biden and his business partner Devon Archer incorporate Rosemont Seneca Thornton, LLC, after which U.K.-based construction billionaire ($1.3B) Yelena Baturina, Russia's most powerful female oligarch wires $3.5M to them per a "consultancy agreement"; in 2011 Baturina's husband Yuri Luzhkov was dismissed as mayor of Moscow by Russian pres. Dmitry Medvedev for public corruption related to her business interests, causing them to flee to the U.K.
On July 10-12,2013 the Fifth U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Washington, D.C. sees U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden jokes that he asked Communist China for help in becoming U.S. pres.; he wasn't joking?;watch video.
On Dec. 5, 2013 Hunter Biden signs a $1.5B deal with China after a meeting that takes place while his father U.S. vice.-pres. Joe Biden is on an official trip to China, riding by his side aboard Air Force Two; he later owns 20% of the stock of Megvii Technology Ltd., whose facial recognition software Face++ is used by the Chinese Communist govt. to oppress dissidents.
On Jan. 12, 2014 Iran and six major powers (U.S., U.K., Russia, France, Germany, China) reach an agreement to implement a Nov. 24 nuclear agreement, curtailing Iran's nuclear activities for a 6-mo. period starting on Jan. 20 in exchange for sanctions relief; meanwhile U.S. Senate majority leader Harry Reid blocks a sanction bill from being voted on; on Jan. 13 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden assures Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu that the U.S. is committed to enforcing its "sanctions architecture"; on Jan. 14 Iranian pres. Hassan Rouhani tweets the soundbyte that "world powers" incl. the U.S. have "surrendered" to the "Iranian nation's will"; a secret 30-page document attached to the deal that the West won't acknowledge the existence of stirs concerns that Pres. Obama has allowed Iran to proceed with nuke production.
In Apr. 2014-Apr. 2019 Joe Biden's atty. son Robert Hunter Biden (1970-) serves on the board of Ukrainian natural gas producer Burisma Holdings, with a salary of up to $50K/mo. despite no experience, with Burisma paying a $7M bribe to local prosecutors in May-Dec. 2014 top block corruption investigations, causing vice-pres. Joe Biden, who was put in charge of U.S. policy towards Ukraine waving away all the rumors of conflict of interest and corruption, going on to pressure Ukraine to fire their top prosecutor Viktor Shokin in Mar. 2016, after which in 2019 Pres Trump and his personal atty. Rudy Giuliani claims that he did it in order to protect his son and/or Burisma, causing the leftist police to jump to defend him while keeping it outside court.
On Sept. 1, 2014 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden gives a speech at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, with the soundbyte that the U.S. will follow ISIS "to the gates of Hell".
On Dec. 19, 2014 NYPD cops Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos are assassinated (shot in the head in their cop car) by Arabic-speaking Quran-quoting Am. Muslim Ismaaiyl Brimsley, who commits suicide to avoid capture; he did it for jihad, or in revenge for Eric Garner and Michael Brown?; on Dec. 27 hundreds of cops turn their backs on NYC mayor Bill de Blasio at Ramos' funeral, where vice-pres. Joe Biden gives a speech with the soundbyte that the "assassin's bullet" touched the "soul of an entire nation".
On July 15, 2015 Pres. Obama gives a Speech on His Iran Nuke Deal, defending the proposed deal while playing safe with soundbytes like "It's not the job of the president to solve every problem in the Middle East... But I think I can provide that next president at least a foundation for continued progress"; meanwhile despite lobbying by vice-pres. Joe Biden et al., the opposition builds, while Saudi Arabia warns Iran that any economic gains from the lifting of sanctions must be used to improve the lives of Iranians "rather than using them to cause turmoil in the region."; when CBS reporter Major Garrett suggests that Pres. Obama doesn't care about Americans held hostage by Iran, he utters the immortal soundbyte: "That's nonsense and you should know better"; meanwhile Obama pisses-off Congress by obtaining quick approval from the U.N.; too bad, he first has to get the U.N. Security Council to rescind six resolutions against Iran (2006-10), but he pulls it off easily on July 20 with a unanimous 15-0-0 vote for U.N. Security Council Resolution 2231 endorsing the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), with the statement "The country's ballistic missile program and capability... fall outside the scope and the jurisdiction of the UNSC resolution and its annexes", which causes the Iranian govt. to issue the soundbyte: "The Islamic Republic of Iran considers science and technology, including peaceful nuclear technology, as the common heritage of mankind. At the same time, on the basis of solid ideological, strategic and international principles, Iran categorically rejects weapons of mass destruction and particularly nuclear weapons as obsolete and inhuman, and detrimental to international peace and security. Inspired by the sublime Islamic teachings, and based on the views and practice of the late founder of the Islamic Revolution, Imam Khomeini, and the historic Fatwa of the leader of the Islamic Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, who has declared all weapons of mass destruction, particularly nuclear weapons, to be Haram (strictly forbidden) in Islamic jurisprudence, the Islamic Republic of Iran declares that it has always been the policy of the Islamic Republic of Iran to prohibit the acquisition, production, stockpiling or use of nuclear weapons."
On May 30, 2015 Joe Biden's eldest son Joseph Robinette "Beau" Biden III (b. 1969) dies of brain cancer; his funeral is attended by Pres. Obama and Michelle, Pres. Clinton and Hillary et al.
On Oct. 21, 2015 after months of waffling, U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden announces that he won't be running for U.S. pres., with the soundbyte: "I believe we're out of time"; he had earlier taken a swipe at Hillary Clinton's remark that Repubs. are her "enemies", with the soundbyte: "We have to end the divisive partisan politics that is ripping this country apart."
On Mar. 7, 2016 U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden speaks to the 380th Air Expeditionary Wing in Southeast Asia, uttering the soundbyte: "I have incredibly good judgment. One, I married Jill, and two, I appointed Johnson to the academy. I just want you to know that. Clap for that, you stupid bastards! Man, you are a dull bunch. Must be slow here, man"; too bad, he is just joking, and ends with the soundbyte: "You're the finest generation of warriors the world has ever, ever known."
On Aug. 12, 2017 after marching on the U. of Va. campus the night before, the white nationalist Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va. to protest the removal of a statue of Confed. Gen. Robert E. Lee ends in violent clashes with counter-protesters, after which a car driven by white supremacist James Alex Fields Jr. rams the crowd, killing 32-y.-o. Heather Heyer and injuring 19; on Aug. 12 Pres. Trump speaks, saying that he and his admin. "condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry, and violence on many sides, many sides", adding: "It's been going on for a long time in our country. Not Donald Trump, not Barack Obama. I t's been going on for a long, long time. It has no place in America", which only pisses-off the PC police, who accuse him of supporting white supremacists, with Repub. Colo. Sen. Cory Gardner tweeting: “Mr. President - we must call evil by its name. These were white supremacists and this was domestic terrorism"; on Aug. 15 black protesters pull down a statue of a Confed. soldier in Durham, N.C., after which Pres. Trump utters the soundbytes: "Excuse me, they didn't put themselves down as neo-Nazis, and you had some very bad people in that group. But you also had people that were very fine people on both sides.... I'm not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists, because they should be condemned totally - but you had many people in that group other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists, okay? And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly. Now, in the other group also, you had some fine people, but you also had troublemakers and you see them come with the black outfits and with the helmets and with the baseball bats. You had a lot of bad people in the other group too", to which a reporter asks: "I just didn't understand what you were saying. You were saying the press has treated white nationalists unfairly?", to which Trump responds: "No, no. There were people in that rally, and I looked the night before. If you look, they were people protesting very quietly the taking down the statue of Robert E. Lee", which doesn't stop Joseph Biden from misquoting him in an op-ed. in Atlantic mag. on Aug. 27, 2017, with the soundbyte: "Today we have an American president who has publicly proclaimed a moral equivalency between neo-Nazis and Klansmen and those who would oppose their venom and hate. We have an American president who has emboldened white supremacists with messages of comfort and support. This is a moment for this nation to declare what the president can't with any clarity, consistency, or conviction: There is no place for these hate groups in America"; on Aug. 15/16 (night) Baltimore, Md. mayor Catherine Pugh orders four Confed. monuments taken down.
On Dec. 25, 2017 a planned Christmas get-together at the house of vice-pres. Joe Biden is cancelled because of fear that he "would grope all our wives and girlfriend's asses"... He would mess with every single woman or teen . It was horrible", according to a Secret Service agent; Biden also like to swim nude when he wife wasn't around, pissing-off female Secret Service agents.
On Mar. 22, 2018 Pres. Trump responds to physical taunts by ex-vice. pres. Joe Biden, saying that he would "go down fast and hard, crying all the way" and calling him "crazy Joe Biden".
On Oct. 22-Nov. 1, 2018 an anon. person mails packages containing pipe bombs to prominent Dems. incl. Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Joe Biden, George Soros, Eric Holder, John Brennan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Maxine Waters, and Robert De Niro; Cesar Altieri Sayoc Jr. pleads guilty to 65 felony counts on Mar. 21, 2019, and is sentenced to up to 20 years in prison.
On Jan. 21, 2019 (MLK Jr. Day) former U.S. Dem. vice-pres. Joe Biden gives a speech with the soundbyte: "The bottom line is we have a lot to root out, but most of all the systematic racism that most of us whites don't like to acknowledge even exists. We don't even consciously acknowledge it. But it's been built into every aspect of our system."
In Mar. 2019 Joe Biden is accused of sexual assault by Nev. state assembly member (2011-15) Lucy Flores (1979-), who claims he "inappropriately kissed and touched her after he offered to help her with her 2014 campaign" during a Las Vegas campaign rally, adding that he walked up behnd her, put his hands on her shoulders, lovingly smelled her hair, and planted a kiss on the back of her head, while she felt powerless to stop him - did he ask her what shampoo she used?
On Apr. 25, 2019 former Dem. U.S. vice-pres. #47 (2009-17) Joseph Robinette "Joe" Biden Jr. (1942-) quits being sleepy long enough to announce his candidacy for U.S. pres. in 2020 (candidate #20), uttering the soundbyte: "We are in the battle for the soul of this nation", causing Pres. Trump to tweet the soundbyte: "Welcome to the race Sleepy Joe. I only hope you have the intelligence, long in doubt, to wage a successful primary campaign. It will be nasty - you will be dealing with people who truly have some very sick & demented ideas. But if you make it, I will see you at the Starting Gate!"; after announcing his campaign, Biden goes straight to a fundraiser co-hosted by a CEO of a major health insurance corp., refusing to sign a pledge to reject money from insurance and pharma cos. while continuing to raise money from them, ending up with a super Pac run by healthcare lobbyists bankrolling his campaign, who hope he will push through their proposal to preserve the health insurance industry's power and leave 10M Americans uninsured?
On July 25, 2019 Pres. Trump makes a phone call to Ukraine pres. (since May 23) Volodymyr Oleksandrovych Zelensky (Zelenskyy) (1978-), asking for him "to do us a favor" by investigating political rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter, which is later blown up to a reason for impeachment by the Dems., even after Trump releases a transcript of the call on Sept. 25.
On Sept. 2, 2019 USMC Gen. Jim "Mad Dog" Mattis gives an interview to NPR, blasting ex-U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden for aiding the rise of ISIS by insisting on the total withdrawl of U.S. troops from Iraq, with the soundbyte: "You may want a war over. You may declare it over. You may even try to walk away from it. But the bottom line is the enemy gets a vote, as we say in the military, and we simply have got to understand that terrorism is going to be an ambient threat."
On Sept. 4, 2019 the 7-hour CNN Climate Crisis Town Hall sees 10 zany mental midget Dem. pres. candidates suggest crazy ideas for robbing the Am. people blind of trillions, with Daily Wire ed. Ben Shapiro calling it "a litany of promises to worsen Americans' lives"; candidate Elizabeth "Pocahontas" Warren proposes a Blue New Deal for the oceans; candidate Andrew Yang proposes a govt. buyback of "clunker" gas-guzzler cars; candidate Julian Castro proposes "new civil rights legislation to be able to address environmental injustice, including... making sure that there's a private right of action to go, to file lawsuits against polluters"; candidate Kamala Harris wants to reduce red meat consumption via new dietary guidelines and food labels, with the soundbyte: "Climate change has been linked to agriculture and the over-consumption of red meat and also the over production of crops"; candidate Bernie Sanders agrees to make "the need to curb population growth" a key feature of his climate plan, pissing-off MLK Jr.'s niece Alveda King, who utters the soundbyte that it will target black and brown people, unborn children, the sick and elderly; #1 candidate Joe Biden calls for high-speed rail to "take millions of vehicles off the road", and struggles to explain how he would deal with pesky China; Biden's left eye is filled with blood?; on Sept. 5 Biden attends a high-roller fundraiser hosted by Western LNG co-founder Andrew Goldman; on Sept. 21 17 Dem. pres. candidates attend the Dems. Steak Fry in Iowa. Watch video - John Bernstein. Watch video - Tucker Carlson. Watch video - Tucker Carlson.
On Sept. 6, 2019 U.S. Dem. pres. candidate Joe Biden speaks in New Castle, N.H., holding a female environmentalist's hand (sans permission?) and uttering the soundbyte: "Kiddo, I want you to just take a look, I want you to look into my eyes. I guarantee you, I guarantee you, we are going to end fossil fuel, and I am not going to cooperate with them. Before 2050, God willing. No it can't be done by 2030. No, not one single person is arguing it can be done by that. But it can be done by 2050. Maybe 2045? And as the science increases, we may be able to move more quickly, but we have to we can fundamentally change things in the next 10 years, though, so that we set a path? I promise you, I promise you. OK." On Dec. 29, 2019 Biden utters the soundbyte that "we're all dead" if fossil fuel use continues, vowing to hold energy cos. liable for global warming and to jail their execs. - incl. his son Hunter Biden?
On Sept. 12, 2019 Tex. Southern U. hosts a Dem. pres. debate; Joe Biden declines to support reparations for slavery, preferring investments in the education system; too bad, he utters the soundbyte: "Social workers help parents deal with how to raise their children. It's not that they don't want to help, they don't know what to play the radio, make sure the television - excuse me, make sure you have the record player on at night, the - make sure that kids hear words, a kid coming from a very poor school - a very poor background will hear 4 million words fewer spoken by the time we get there. "
On Sept. 13, 2019 Joe Biden challenges Huffington Post reporter Igor Bobic to a wrestling match after he requests him to release his medical records.
On Sept. 24, 2019 after a scandal involving U.S. vice-pres. Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden in Ukraine emerges, the Dems. try to twist it with an announcement by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi that an impeachment investigation for Pres. Trump is being started over a July 25 phone call to new (since May 20) Ukrainian pres. #6 Volodymyr Zelensky where he merely asks if he would investigate them, with the double-standard soundbyte "No one is above the law", even when no "quid pro quo" is discovered in the transcripts, which causes a 5,500% spike i lookups for the term in the Merriam-Webster online dictionary; on Sept. 25 Pres. Trump meets with Zelensky at the U.N., and they hold a press conference, where Zelensky confirms that Trump put him under no pressure; meanwhile on Sept. 25 the U.S. Justice Dept. clears Trump for violating campaign finance laws; on Sept. 27 Trump tweets the soundbyte: "If that perfect phone call with the President of Ukraine isn't considered appropriate, then no future President can EVER again speak to another foreign leader!"; too bad, it is revealed that three Dem. Senators asked Ukraine to investigate Trump in May 2008; also it is revealed that the U.S. Senate approves a 1998 treaty with Ukraine allowing the U.S. pres. to ask Ukraine for legal assistance in criminal matters.
On Oct. 12, 2019 Pres. Trump accidentally calls Joe Biden, speaking with him for 10-15 min. before asking him to investigate "Sleepy Joe and his crooked son Sleazy Hunter"?
On Oct. 29, 2019 Joe Biden is denied communion at Saint Anthony Roman Catholic Church in Florence, S.C. by the pastor Father Robert Morey because "any public figure who advocates for abortion places himself or herself outside of Church teaching."
On Dec. 19, 2019 (eve.) the 6th 2020 U.S. pres. debate at Loyola Marymount U. in Los Angeles, Calif. sees billionaire leftist Tom Steyer vow to declare a "state of emergency" over the climate crisis; supposedly blue collar worker champion ex-vice.-pres. Joe Biden admits that he would be willing to sacrifice hundreds of thousands of blue collar jobs in the fossil fuel industry to fight climate change; Minn. Dem. Sen. Amy Klobuchar utters the soundbyte that climate change may force Californians to relocate.
On Jan. 20, 2020 Peter Franz Schweizer (1964-), author of the NYT bestseller "Clinton Cash" pub. the book Profiles in Corruption: Abuse of Power by America's Progressive Elite, which spends 40 pages detailing Biden family corruption.
On Jan. 20, 2020 The Guardian pub. the article ‘Middle Class' Joe Biden has a corruption problem – it makes him a weak candidate by Zephyr Teachout, containing the soundbytes: "It looks like 'Middle Class' Joe has perfected the art of taking big contributions, then representing his corporate donors at the cost of middle- and working-class Americans. Converting campaign contributions into legislative favors and policy positions isn't being 'moderate'. It is the kind of transactional politics Americans have come to loathe."
On Jan. 30, 2020 Donald Trump holds a rally in Des Moines, Iowa, uttering the soundbyte: "Hopefully everything's going to be great. They have somewhat of a problem, but hopefully it's all going to be great. But, we're working with China just so you know, and other countries very, very closely, so it doesn't get out of hand, but it's something that we have to be very, very careful with, right? We have to be very careful"; on Jan. 31 Trump imposes a travel ban on China, pissing-off the Dems., with their leader Joe Biden calling it "hysterical xenophobia", as if more Chinese visitors wouldn't end up infecting millions of Americans, after which his apologists 'splain that he only used the term "xenophobic" in reply to a Trump tweet announcing the travel ban but also calling the coronavirus the "Chinese virus", and he was only calling the latter xenophobic.
On Feb. 3, 2020 the 2020 Iowa Dem. Pres. Caucuses are a V for Bernie Sanders (26.5%), with Pete Buttigieg coming in 2nd (25.1%), Elizabeth Warren 3rd (20.3%), Joe Biden 4th (13.7%), and Amy Klobuchar 5th (12.2%).
On Feb. 7, 2020 Joe Biden speaks at a rally, uttering the soundbyte: "We're going to phase out fossil fuels."
On Feb. 11, 2020 the 2020 N.H.Dem. Primary is a V for Bernie Sanders (25.6%), with Pete Buttigieg (24.3%) coming in a close 2nd, Amy Klobuchar (19.7%) 3rd, Elizabeth Warren (9.2%) a distant 4th, and Joe Biden a dismal 5th, (8.4%), causing him to flee N.H. to make a stand in S.C.; Klobuchar's surge is called by her fans "Klomentum" and "Klobucharge"; Andrew Yang, Deval Patrick, and Michael Bennet of Colo. drop out of the 2020 U.S. pres. campaign; Pres. Trump sweeps the Repub. primary with 85.5%.
On Feb. 14, 2020 Joe Biden gives an interview to "The View", getting pissed-off at the mention of Pres. Trump's criticism of his son Hunter Biden's corruptions and his hiding from the public, uttering the soundbyte: "I would like to be able to be back in high school and just have he and I in a room."
On Feb. 17, 2020 Joe Biden holds a campaign rally in Reno, Nev., uttering the soundbyte: that if elected U.S. pres., he will only allow illegal aliens to be deported if they commit and are convicted of a felony, with drunk driving not counted.
On Feb. 19, 2020 after spending $400M+ and getting the Dem. Nat. Committee (DNC) to change its rules so he can attend, the 9th Dem. 2020 U.S. Pres. Debate in Paradise, Nev. shows zillionaire Michael Bloomberg getting beaten like a dog by Elizabeth Warren and Joe Biden over his stop-and-frisk policy and treatment of women.
On Feb. 27, 2020 after claiming "we have it totally under control" last mo., Pres. Trump announces the appointment of vice-pres. Mike Pence as coronavirus czar; meanwhile the Dow Jones Industrial Avg. plunges for the 2nd straight day, dropping a total of 12.4% incl. the largest 1-day drop in history, losing $5T inv value, and Clorox stock hits an all-time high; on Feb. 29 after anti-Trumpers pissed-off at border closures try to blame the coronavirus crisis on him, Trump calls it the "new hoax"; Carl Henn calls for a military-style campaign to er, combat it.
On Feb. 28, 2020 Joe Biden utters the soundbyte: "But I want to take a moment to say it’s not a time to panic about coronavirus, but coronavirus is a serious public health challenge"; on Mar. 12 the day after WHO declares coronavirus a pandemic, Biden repeats his admonishment not to panic, warning people not to "downplay" the virus; too bad, on Sept. 10 Trump-hating Watergate journalist Bob Woodward reveals a Mar. 19 interview with Pres. Trump in which he utters the soundbyte: "I always wanted to play it down. I still like playing it down because I don't want to create a panics" after saying: "It's also more deadly than your, you know, your, even your strenuous flus", causing the anti-Trump to blast him and Biden to attack him while forgetting to mention his own history, and Trump to reply: "I don't want to create panic, as you say. And certainly, I'm not going to drive this country or the world into a frenzy. We want to show confidence. We want to show strength. We want to show strength as a nation. And that's what I’ve done,"; on Sept. 9 Anthony Fauci utters the soundbyte about Trump: "I don't think he ever distorted things"; on Sept. 10 Trump utters the soundbyte: "Bob Woodward had my quotes for many months. If he thought they were so bad or dangerous, why didn't he immediately report them in an effort to save lives?" Didn't he have an obligation to do so? No, because he knew they were good and proper answers. Calm, no panic!"
On Feb. 29, 2020 the 2020 S.C. Dem. Primary is a big V for Joe Biden with 48.7% vs. 19.9% for Bernie Sanders, 11.4% for Tom Steyer, and 8% for Pete Buttigieg; Biden wins 9 of 15 states; after outspending the other candidates by $13M and getting diddly, billionaire single-issue climate alarmist Tom Steyer drops out of the 2020 U.S. pres. race; on Mar. 1 Buttigieg drops out of the 2020 U.S. pres. race; on Mar. 2 Amy Klobuchar drops out of the 2020 U.S. pres. race; moderates Buttigieg and Klobuchar throw their votes to Biden.
On Mar. 2, 2020 Joe Biden holds a rally at Tex. Southern U. in Houston, Tex., botching the Declaration of Independence, with the soundbyte: "We hold these truths to be self-evident. All men and women are created, by the, you know, you know, the thing."
On Mar. 3, 2020 Super Tues. is a big V for Joe Biden, who wins 14 states and sweeps the South; Bernie Sanders wins big in the West incl. Colo., Utah, and Calif.; Elizabeth Warren bombs, coming in 3rd in her own state of Mass.; after spending $550M ton win 44 delegates ($13.6M apiece), Mike Bloomberg drops out of the 2020 U.S. pres. race; meanwhile Pres. Trump runs unopposed, receiving a record turnout even in blue (Dem.) states, with his vote totals in Minn. and Vt. beating every past incumbent's total in the last four decades.
On Mar. 9, 2020 Joe Biden holds his last rally attended by more than 100 people until ?.
On Mar. 10, 2020 Joe Biden visits auto workers in Detroit, Mich., getting pissed-off by an auto worker's defense of the Second Amendment and telling him that he's "full of shit".
In Mar. 2020 Joe Biden is accused of sexual assault 27 years earlier in 1993 by Tara Reade (1964-), Biden's former staff asst., claiming that he liked to put his hands on her shoulders and run his fingers up and down her neck; he denies knowing her - the truth, or more proof of Alzheimer's?
On Apr. 6, 2020 ever-fading U.S. pres. candidate Joe Biden utters the soundbyte: "We cannot let this, we've never allowed any crisis from the Civil War straight through to the pandemic of 17, all the way around, 16, we have never ever let our democracy sakes second fiddle, way they, we can both have a democracy and - correct the public health"; on June 17 a Zogby Poll reveals that 55% of people believe that Biden has dementia.
On Apr. 8, 2020 Bernie Sanders drops out of the 2020 U.S. pres. race; on Apr. 13 he endorses Joe Biden; on Apr. 14 former Dem. U.S. pres. Barack Obama finally endorses Biden.
On May 22, 2020 Joe Biden gives a video interview, uttering the soundbyte that if you aren't sure who to support in the upcoming U.S. pres. election, "then you ain't black", pissing-off the PC police and giving Trump supporters mucho hay.
On May 25, 2020 after being arrested for passing a counterfeit $20 bill and resisting arrest, 46-y.-o. black man (longtime drug user and petty criminal) George Floyd (b. 1973) is executed on the streets of Minneapolis, Minn. by slow strangulation by four police white officers while brave bystanders film it, screaming "I can't breathe" in vain before going silent as officer Derek Chauvin (1976-) stands with his knee on his neck for 8 min. 46 sec., sparking worldwide outrage and street protests, starting in Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minn. (ends ?), resulting in all four being fired and charged with 2nd deg. murder, and giving power to the left to lobby for massive changes in U.S. society to eliminate systemic racism; on June 4 despite being a criminal, George Floyd is elevated into a new black saint with a globally-televised memorial that features Al Sharpton comparing Floyd's plight to all black Americans, who forever live with whitey's knee on their necks; too bad, on Aug. 4 new bodycam footage is released, showing Floyd resisting arrest and complaining he's claustrophobic and can't breathe even in a police car, although he was originally pulled out of his own car free of claustro symptoms, then gets out of the police car and requests to be laid on the ground; a blood test reveals meth and fentanyl, and could have died of excited delibrium, and the police training manual teaches them to put a knee on his neck, causing the police attys. to file a motion to dismiss all charges?
On May 26, 2020 Joe Biden tweets a call for an FBI investigation into the George Floyd matter; on May 27 he calls for a U.S. Dept. of Justice investigation, with the soundbyte: "George Floyd's life mattered. It mattered as much as mine. It mattered as much as anyone's in this country. Or, at least, it should have."
On May 27, 2020 after rage at the George Floyd killing, looting erupts in Minneapolis, Minn. at a Target store and an AutoZone stores; the Floyd protests begin to spread nationwide, involving 140+ cities which result in the Nat. Guard being called out in 21 states; on May 28 Joe Biden utters the soundbyte: "Tonight, the National Guard has been called out of Minneapolis, and I urge the protesters to exercise their rights peacefully and safely. But people all across this country are enraged and rightly so."
On May 28, 2020 the 2020 Portland, Ore. Protests (end ?) begin over the killing of George Floyd, systematically escalating in their violence to vadalism, looting, arson, and injury.
On May 30, 2020 Reuters reports that at least 13 Biden campaign staff members posted that they had donated to the Minn. Freedom Fund that pays bail fees for those arrested in the Minneapolis protests.
On May 31, 2020 Joe Biden releases a statement condemning the violence across the country, with the soundbyte: "These last few days have laid bare that we are a nation furious at injustice. Every person of conscience can understand the rawness of the trauma people of color experience in this country, from the daily indignities to the extreme violence, like the horrific killing of George Floyd. Protesting such brutality is right and necessary. It's an utterly American response. But burning down communities and needless destruction is not. Violence that endangers lives is not. Violence that guts and shutters businesses that serve the community is not. "
On June 1 , 2020 after threatening state governors to stamp out violence protesters or else he will deploy the U.S. military to do it for him, Pres. Trump orders police to drive back peaceful protesters near the White House with pepper spray and flash bangs in order to pose uninvited thumping a Bible before boarded-up St. John's Episcopal Church, causing its bishop Mariann Budde to diss him for inflaming violence, and Joe Biden to deliver a speech on June 2 at the city hall in Philly, uttering the soundbyte that Trump's "narcissism has become more important than the nation that he leads", calling for an end to systemic racism and economic inequality starting with "real police reform" incl. legislation outlawing choke holds; too bad, Trump holds the Bible upside-down?; after praying with First Lady Melania at St. John Paul II Shrine, Trump signs an executive order assigning $50M/year to advance religious freedom; the order really plays into the pope's hands and advances Chrislam?; on June 3 former secy. of defense James "Mad Dog" Mattis breaks his silence on Trump for the first time ever to diss him for his desire to call out the military on protesters without state governors requesting it first, with the soundbyte: "We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership"; on June 11 U.S. Army Gen. Mark Milley, chmn. of the Joint Chiefs of Staff breaks his silence, saying that he shouldn't have walked with Trump to the church.
On June 2, 2020 Joe Biden gives a speech from Philadelphia City Hall, with the soundbyte: "The country is crying out for leadership. Leadership that can unite us. Leadership that can bring us together. Leadership that can recognize pain and deep grief of communities that have had a knee on their neck for a long. There's no place for violence. No place for looting or destroying property or burning churches, or destroying businesses, many of them built by the very people of color who, for the first time, were beginning to realize their dreams and build wealth for their families. Nor is it acceptable for our police, sworn to protect and serve all people, to escalate tension, resort to excessive violence. We need to distinguish between legitimate peaceful protest and opportunistic violent destruction. "
On July 3, 2020 Pres. Trump speaks in front of Mount Rushmore, causing the Trump-hating PC press to call it a monument to white supremacy, and label him as a white supremacist, even though they were silent when Pres. Obama and socialist Bernie Sanders visited it; "Angry mobs are trying to tear down statues of our founders, deface our most sacred memorials, and unleash a wave of violent crime in our cities. These mobs are made up of Marxists, criminals and anarchists. Their cause is a cultural revolution. Their goal is not a better America. Their goal is the end of America"; "No movement that seeks to dismantle these treasured American legacies can possibly have a love of America at its heart"; "No person [Joe Biden] who remains quiet at the destruction of this resplendent heritage can possibly lead us to a better future"; "Today we pay tribute to the exceptional lives and extraordinary legacies of George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Teddy Roosevelt. I am here as your president to proclaim before the country and before the world, this monument will never be desecrated, these heroes will never be defamed, their legacy will never ever be destroyed, their achievements will never be forgotten, and Mount Rushmore will stand forever as an eternal tribute to our forefathers and to our freedom."
On July 8, 2020 Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders release their 110-page Unity Task Force recommendations, centrizing the extreme leftist Medicare for All plan of Sanders and Green New Deal of AOC and John Kerry.
On July 14, 2020 Joe Biden announces a $2T climate plan as part 2 of his "Build Back Better" economic agenda, calling for the U.S. to take "an irreversible path" to net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 after ahieving a carbon pollution-free power sector by 2035, creating the Environmental and Climate Justice Div. within the U.S. Dept. of Justice, with the soundbyte: "When Donald Trump thinks about climate change, the only word he can muster is 'hoax'. "When I think of climate change, the word I think about is 'jobs', good-paying union jobs that'll put Americans to work"; the Trump reelection campaign counters that Biden's proposals would "destroy jobs" and that he is "drastically underreporting the costs of such a plan", accusing Biden of "embracing the far-left climate positions" of Wash. Dem. Gov. Jay Inslee et al.
On July 20, 2020 the Am. Muslim advocacy org. Engage Action hosts a virtual Million Muslim Vote Summit, endorsing Joe Biden for U.S. pres. and promising to "deliver for you Michigan, he Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Florida", causing Biden to promise them that after he becomes pres. he will repeal the "vile Muslim ban" on his first day in office, sign hate crime legislation criminalizing Islamophobia, appoint many Muslims to his admin, speak out against "targeting for violence and prosecution [sic] Muslim minorities around the world" and work with "our partners to meet the moral demands of the humanitarian crisies in Syria, Yemen, and Gaza, with the soundbyte: "I want to earn your vote... I want to work in partnership with you, make sure your voices are included in the decision-making process as we work to rebuild our nation... I'll be a president who recognizes and honors your contributions... I'll be a president who seeks out and listens to and incorporates the ideas and concerns of Muslim Americans on everyday issues that matter most to our communities."
On July 21 , 2020 after Antifa and BLM protesters occupy a downtown area of Seattle, Wash. on June 9 and declare it a police-free "autonomous zone" called CHAZ/CHOP, and two men are shot on June 20-21, Joe Biden criticizes only the deployment of U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security officers in Portland, Ore., with the soundbyte: "We have a president who is determined to sow chaos and division. To make matters worse instead of better. We all remember the appalling scenes in front of the White House, when peaceful protestors were gassed to make way for a Trump photo op. Now Homeland Security agents, without a clearly defined mandate or authority are ranging far from federal property, stripped of badges and insignia and identifying markings, to detain people. They are brutally attacking peaceful protestors, including a U.S. Navy veteran. Of course the U.S. government has the right and duty to protect federal property. The Obama-Biden administration protected federal property across the country without resorting to these egregious tactics, and without trying to stoke the fires of division in this country. We need a president who will bring us together instead of tear us apart, calm instead of inflame, and enforce the law faithfully rather than put his political interests first. "
On Aug. 3, 2020 a Rasmussen Poll gives Pres. Trump a 51% approval rate, first time over 50% in over 5 mo., incl. 51% of black voters and 47% of white voters; meanwhile a Dem. Inst. Poll shows Trump leading challenger Joe Biden by 48% to 46%, and projected to win 309 electoral votes, more than in 2016.
On Aug. 11, 2020 Joe Biden announces his pick of ultra-liberal (to the left of Bernie Sanders) Calif. Dem. Sen. (2017-) Kamala Devi Harris (1964-) as his vice-pres. running mate, becoming the first black and Asian, and 3rd vice-pres. major party vice-pres. candidate after Geraldine Ferraro and Sarah Palin.
On Aug. 11, 2020 Pres. Trump utters the soundbyte that China, Iran, and Russia "are hoping that Joe Biden wins" the Nov. pres. election, because after that "China will own us".
On Aug. 17-21, 2020 the virtual 2020 Dem. Nat Convention nominates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris: Michelle Obama delivers a taped message that is so old that she doesn't mention Kamala Harris; Hillary Clinton utters the soundbyte that this can't be another "woulda coulda shoulda" election; Pres. Obama calls Pres. Trump a reality show president who uses his office only to help himself , with the soundbyte "Trump hasn't grown into the job because he can't"; Kamala Harris calls Pres. Trump unfit for office; protesters are praised as peaceful, while the violent ones are ignored?; six Dem. cabinet secretaries give speeches at the Dem. convention, nullifying their later complaints that U.S. state secy. Mike Pompeo's speech at the Repub. convention violates the U.S. Hatch Act; about this time the antifa.com Web site is changed to redirect visitors to Joe Biden's campaign Web site.
On Aug. 21, 2020 70+ former Repub. nat. security officials and congressmen incl. former DNI John Negroponte, former CIA-FBI dir. William Webster, former deputy secy. of state Richard Armitage, former U.S. Va. Repub. Sen. John Warner, and former U.S. secy. of defense Chuck Hagel pub. an open letter, with the ad blurb: "We are profoundly concerned about our nation's security and standing in the world under the leadership of Donald Trump. The President has demonstrated that he is dangerously unfit to serve another term", doing on to endorse Joe Biden.
On Aug. 23, 2020 29-y.-o. black man Jacob S. Blake (1990-) is shot 7x in the back by white police officer Susten Sheskey in Kenosha, Wisc. as he tries to enter his SUV where three of his sons were in the backseat, triggering massive Black Lives Matter protests across the U.S.; the police later claim he had a knife; on Aug. 24 rioters set fires that destroy blocks of businesses; on Aug. 25 17-y.-o. Trump supporter Kyle Rittenhouse (2003-), who came from Ill. to Kenosha to join white vigilantes to protect businesses shoots and kills two protesters and injures another, walking unmolested past police before being arrested 30 mi. away in Antioch, Ill., claiming self-defense, which Pres. Trump later backs up; on Aug. 26 Joe Biden addresses the Blake shooting, condemning violence, with the soundbyte: "As I said after George Floyd's murder, protesting brutality is a right and absolutely necessary. But burning down communities is not protest. It's needless violence, violence that endangers lives, violence that guts businesses, and shutters businesses, that shutters communities. That's wrong"; quoting Blake's mother Julia Jackson, Biden utters the soundbyte: "She looked at the damage done in her community, and she said this: 'This doesn't reflect my son or my family.' So, let's unite and heal, do justice, end the violence, and end systemic racism in this country now"; on Aug. 27 Biden uses the Rittenhouse incident to blame the violence on the sprinkling of white right wing militias trying to stop the mass violence by Biden-supporting Dems., with the soundbyte: " I have made it clear. There is no place for violence, looting, or burning. None. Zero. All it does it hurt the communities reeling from injustice, and it destroys the businesses that serve them, many of them run by people of color who for the first time in their lives have begun to build wealth for their family. But while I have condemned all forms of violence - police violence, lawless violence, and violence perpetrated by extreme, right-wing militia groups - like the groups the 17-year-old just arrested in Illinois for murdering two people in Wisconsin is reputed to have been aligned with. Trump doesn't speak out against these extreme right-wing groups. Instead , as he did about Charlottesville he embraces them. If you're worried about the violence you're witnessing, you better be worried about the armed militias, often aligned with white supremacists and white nationalists and Neo-Nazis and the KKK, who are often the source of the biggest trouble."
On Aug. 24-27, 2020 the 2020 Repub. Nat. Convention is a virtual one-man Trump show; on Aug. 26 Trump makes a surprise visit to Fort McHenry to help vice-pres. Mike Pence deliver his acceptance speech. on Aug. 27 Trump gives his acceptance speech in front of a crowd of 1.5K mainly maskless admirers at the South Lawn of the White House, posing himself as the titanic bulwark against the leftist chaos and disorder threatening the U.S., reducing rival Joe Biden to the size of peanut and portraying him as a puppet of the extreme left, "a Trojan Horse for Socialism", with the soundbytes: "Joe Biden is not the savior of America's soul. He is the destroyer of America's jobs, and if given the chance, he will be the destroyer of American greatness"; ""The cost of the Biden shutdown would be measured in increased drug overdoses, depression, alcohol addiction, suicides, heart attacks, economic devastation, job loss, and much more. Joe Biden's plan is not a solution to the virus, but rather, it's a surrender to the virus"; "If the radical Left takes power, they will apply their disastrous policies to every city, town, and suburb in America. Just imagine if the so-called peaceful demonstrators in the streets were in charge of every lever of power in the U.S. government"; "Your vote will decide whether we protect law-abiding Americans or whether we give free rein to violent anarchists, agitators, and criminals who threaten our citizens. And this election will decide whether we will defend the American way of life or whether we allow a radical movement to completely dismantle and destroy it"; hours earlier Biden and Kamala Harris accuse Trump of rooting for more violence in Kenosha, Wisc., blaming it on him instead of the Dems. who run Wisc., with Biden uttering the soundbyte: "He just keeps pouring fuel on the fire. He's encouraging this. He's not diminishing it at all. This is his America now. If you want to end where we are now, we've got to end his tenure as president."
On Aug. 28, 2020 (57th anniv. of MLK Jr.'s "I Have a Dream Speech") Joe Biden and Kamala Harris issue a joint written statement, seeking to justify the protesters as filled with righteous vengeance over white racism while condemning violence in vague terms that obviously only really apply to whites, with the soundbytes: "The murder and violence toward Black Americans of the 1960s is happening today in broad daylight for the world to witness. A pandemic and economic crisis lays bare the systemic racism that still plagues our way of life. And instead of seeking to heal and unite, too many in our nation seek to inflame and divide. We're in an ongoing battle for the soul of our nation. We condemn the violence. We cannot afford our cities and the bonds between us to be burned, broken, and scarred any further. We have to root out the racism, hate, and the vengeance."
On Aug. 28, 2020 Carl Mueller, father of aid worker Kayla Mueller, who was kidnapped, raped, and killed by ISIS utters the soundbyte: "To this day, we've never heard from Joe Biden", contrasting him with Pres. Trump, whose "team gave us empathy we never received from the Obama administration."
On Aug. 29, 2020 Pres. Trump resumes campaigning, giving a speech at Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, with the soundbyte: "If Biden wins, which I honestly can't believe would happen, I will have lost to a low IQ individual."
On Aug. 30, 2020 after 95 days of violence, incl. the murder of a man wearing a Patriot Prayer hat and thin blue line patch on Aug. 29, Pres. Trump blames the violence in Portland, Ore. on Dem. Mayor Ted Wheeler, calling him a fool and adding "Bring in the National Guard!"; meanwhile on Aug. 31 Joe Biden (after 3 mo. of silence, failing to mention Black Lives Matter or Antifa by name?) accuses Trump of "recklessly encouraging violence" in Portland, attempting to claim the high ground by condemning "violence of every kind by anyone, whether on the left or the right"; too bad, on Sept. 1 Biden accuses the violent protesters of being "extremists and opportunists, right-wing militias... and nationalists", claiming that Trump has "no problem with right-wing militias, white supremacists, and vigilantes with assault weapons often better armed than the police", causing Trump campaign communications dir. Tim Murtaugh to reply that Biden "failed to condemn Antifa. He failed to condemn people who called the police a 'cancer' or people on his campaign staff who called them 'pigs'. He failed to apologize for his campaign staff donating to a fund which bailed violent criminals out of jail in Minneapolis", and former 2016 Trump campaign official Bryan Lanza to reply "We all know it's Antifa and BLM"; no surprise, Biden's and Kamala's campaigns have ties to the leftist Ford Foundation that funds violent street activists incl. the communist Workers World Party and the Defund the Police movement.
On Aug. 31, 2929 Joe Biden utters the soundbyte: "Do you feel safer under Donald Trump? More cops have died from COVID this year than have been killed on patrol"; about 70 died from COVID.
On Sept. 1, 2020 U.S. Dem. pres. candidate Joe Biden forgets his pledge to launch a New Green Deal and utters the soundbyte that he has no intention of banning fracking.
On Sept. 2, 2020 Fox reporter Peter Doocy attempts to nail Joe Biden into admitting that he didn't sound the alarm about COVID-19 in Jan., causing the Biden campaign to cut the livestream to shut him up; meanwhile Bid gives a speech at a steel mill in Pittsburgh, Penn. about Trump's handling of the COVID-19 epidemic, with the soundbyte: "Do you really feel safer under Donald Trump? COVID has taken this year, just since the outbreak, has taken more than 100 years. Look, the lives, when you think about it, more lives this year than any other year for the past 100 years", causing Trump to tweet: "Seriously, is this what our great USA wants as its leader?... The last thing our country needs is a Low Energy Individual, especially when surrounded by High Energy Chess Players scattered all over the world. He's back in his basement now - no schedule!", adding: "I watched Biden in the Bernie debate and he was normal. That was a different guy. He's on some kind of an enhancement, in my opinion."
On Sept. 3, 2020 Joe Biden visits Kenosha, Wisc., speaking to Jacob Blake by phone and meeting with several members of his family incl. his racist anti-Semitic father Jacob Blake Sr.; speaking to a half-empty room, Biden utters the soundbyte: "A black man invented the light bulb, not a white guy named Edison", also the soundbyte that he won't reveal his tax plan "because they'll shoot me", along with the soundbyte: "I'm going to go down fighting for racial equality, equity, across the board. There are certain things worth losing over, and this is something worth losing over, if you have to."
The Dems. can't run on their record so they decide to run on fake news about Trump? On Sept. 3, 2020 The Atlantic pub. the article Trump: Americans Who Died in War Are ‘Losers’ and ‘Suckers’ by ed.-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg, which quotes four anon. sources who claim that Pres. Trump refused back in Nov. 18 to visit the Aisne-Marne U.S. military cemetery near Paris, France to commemorate fallen U.S. Marines, blaming rain that he worried would muss his squirrel-do on his head, with the soundbyte: "Why should I go to that cemetery? It's filled with losers", going to add: "Trump referred to the more than 1,800 Marines who lost their lives at Belleau Wood as 'suckers' for getting killed", causing Trump and his allies to vigorously deny the fake news, with Trump uttering the soundbyte that the report is "a disgraceful situation" by a "terrible magazine", "What animal would say such a thing?... "“It was a terrible thing that somebody could say the kind of things, and especially to me 'cause I've done more for the military than almost anyone anybody else"; none of which stops Joe Biden from dissing" Trump on Sept. 4 ,with the soundbyte that "you know in your gut" that if his comments are true they are "deplorable", adding: "When my son volunteered to join the United States military as the attorney general, he went to Iraq for a year, won the Bronze Star and other commendations, he wasn’t a sucker" and "The president should humbly apologize to every Gold Star mother and father, to every Blue Star family that he’s denigrated.... Who the heck does he think he is?" ; on Sept. 8 Curtis Houck tweets the soundbyte: "This is a massive strawman from [ed.-in-chief] Jeffrey Goldberg. He dismisses the weather concerns from people like @AmbJohnBolton because the German chancellor and French president made it to the cemetery. This ignored the fact that security for the President is significantly higher than both"; on Sept. 9 Trump-hating former nat. security adviser (2018-9) John Bolton utters the soundbyte that Trump's policy "almost certainly" cost lives, and is an example of his tendency to make decisions solely on what "will affect him politically"; on Sept. 9 Biden attacks Trump on the issue again, claiming that 6,114 U.S. military have died from coronavirus, when the real figure is seven; on Sept. 6 U.S. Veteran Affairs Secy. Robert Wilkie utters the soundbyte: "I think the anonymous sources are the same people that brought you fake heart attacks, fake strokes, Russian collusion"; on Sept. 9 Atlantic ed.-in-chief Jeffrey Goldberg tries to weasel out of it, with the soundbyte: "This is about a sub-issue, about whether or not Trump wanted to go to the cemetery [Aisne-Marne] that day or didn't want to go to the cemetery that day. I think this is not the main issue."
On Sept. 3, 2020 far left Hollyweird actress Jane Fonda touts her new book on climate change, uttering the soundbyte: "Civil disobedience has to become the new norm. No matter who is elected in November. Because of everything - and out of everything, what looms is the climate crisis. If we don’t cut our fossil fuel emissions in half by 2030, everything will not only become much, much harder, but a lot of things - equality, democracy, stability in our society -will become impossible. What I want to tell voters who say, 'I can’t decide who to vote for. I don’t really believe in Joe Biden,' is, 'Hey, I’d rather push a moderate than fight a fascist.'
On Sept. 8, 2020 the Washington Post pub. an article revealing that 2 mo. earlier Joe Biden made private calls to Wall Street bankers, telling them that despite his official economic recommendations , "Listen, this is just an exercise to keep the Warren people happy, and don’t read too much into it."
On Sept. 9, 2020 Pres. Trump announces a list of 20 more potential conservative Repub. U.S. Supreme Court appointees that he will appoint after being elected again, like he did in May 2016, incl. former pres. candidate Tex. Sen. Ted Cruz, mocking Joe Biden for not doing ditto, with the soundbyte: "Joe Biden has refused to release his list, perhaps because he knows the names are so extremely far left that they could never withstand public scrutiny or receive acceptance", challenging him to do it so that the public could “properly make a decision as to how they will vote.”
On Sept. 9, 2020 Pres. Trump holds a campaign rally in Winston-Salem N.C., blasting "Lunchbucket Joe" as no friend of the working class, calling him a "globalist sellout who spent his career laying waste to American communities", adding: "Joe Biden's agenda is made in China. My agenda is made in the U.S.A."; meanwhile Joe Biden holds a rally at a union hall in Mich., with the soundbyte: "“Donald Trump doesn’t understand what it means to serve something bigger than yourself. He doesn’t understand duty, honor, country. He lives by a different code: Lies, selfishness, greed. Yes, Donald Trump and I have a pretty different philosophy when it comes to giving our word. Mine means something. When I tell the American people I am going to do something, I follow through"; in the eve. Biden sends out two tweets, with the soundbytes: “I promise you that if I am elected, I'll always tell you the truth. I'll listen to the experts and do everything I can to contain this virus. And I'll always put your health and safety first - no matter the political cost", and "You deserve a president who tells you the truth."
On Sept. 14, 2020 Pres. Trump and challenger Joe Biden spar on reasons for the big wildfires in Calif., with Trump blaming poor forest mgt. and Biden blaming climate change, calling Trump a "climate denier" and "climate arsonist", claiming that the fires foreshadow an "unending barrage of tragedies", with the soundbyte: "It's clear we are not safe in Donald Trump's America", causing climate skeptic meteorologist Ryan Maue to tweet the soundbyte: "Shameless but it's their political strategy to blame Trump for all natural disasters, past, present, and future"; Trump is right that environmentalists not climate change caused the super-sized wildfires?; Biden is wrong about humans being responsible for storm frequency or lethality?
On Sept. 14, 2020 U.S. atty. gen. William Barr gives an interview to conservative Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass on WGN Radio, uttering the soundbyte that Dems. are demanding "Biden or no peace", and are "creating an incendiary situation" leading to "rule by the mob" and a "Socialist path."
On Sept. 15, 2020 a Rasmussen Poll gives Pres. Trump a 47%-46% lead over Joe Biden.
On Sept. 15, 2020 Teleprompt-less Joe Biden speaks at a campaign event in Tampa, Fla., uttering the soundbyte: "Cause if you could take care, if you were a quartermaster, you can sure in hell take care runnin' a, you know, a department store, uh, thing, you know, where, in the second floor of the ladies department or whatever, you know what I mean?"
On Sept. 15, 2020 175-y.-o. climate change advocate Scientific American mag. endorses Dem. candidate Joe Biden for U.S. pres., becoming its first pres. endorsement, with the soundbyte that Trump "has badly damaged the U.S. and its people - because he rejects evidence and science".
On Sept. 15, 2020 Dem. vice-pres. candidate Kamala Harris utters a Freudian slip at a small business owners roundtable in Ariz., talking about "a Harris administration, together with Joe Biden as president of the United States", quickly correcting to "the Biden-Harris administration"; on Sept. 16 Biden makes the same gaffe in Tampa Bay, Fla., referring to the "Harris-Biden administration".
On Sept. 16, 2020 U.S. RINO Utah Sen. Mitt Romney utters the soundbyte that a Senate Hunter Biden-Burisma investigation is "not the legitimate role of government".
On Sept. 17, 2020 Joe Biden is interviewed by Anderson Cooper of CNN, repeatedly refusing to call China an opponent, instading calling it a "serious competitor".
On Sept. 17, 2020 extreme leftist U.N. Rep. (D-N.Y.) Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) utters the soundbyte: "Overall, we can likely push Vice President Biden in a more progressive direction across policy issues", which incl. "foreign policy, immigration... and criminal justice", amounting to a Freudian slip that Biden is the Socialists' Trojan Horse candidate?
On Sept. 17, 2020 (night) Joe Biden holds a town hall meeting in Penn., and answers the question "What is your plan to get Americans back to work and off the government payroll?" with the soundbyte: "I won't bore you with the details, but if I get your name, we'll send you the material"; he also utters the soundbyte about Pres. Trump: "Imagine had he at the State of the Union stood up and said - when back in January I wrote an article for USA Today saying we’ve got a pandem - we've got a real problem. Imagine if he had said something. How many more people would be alive?"; too bad, in his Feb. 4, 2020 State of the Union address, Trump uttered the soundbyte: "Protecting Americans' health also means fighting infectious diseases. We are coordinating with the Chinese government and working closely together on the coronavirus outbreak in China. My administration will take all necessary steps to safeguard our citizens from this threat"; on Jan. 27 Biden pub. an op-ed in USA Today claiming that the Trump admin.'s public health policies have left the U.S. "unprepared for a dangerous epidemic that will come sooner or later"; too bad, Biden doesn't mention the coronavirus epidemic in Dem. pres. debates in Manchester, N.Y. on Feb. 7 and Las Vegas, Nev. on Feb. 19, and on Feb. 25 in Charleston, S.C. he criticizes Trump's policies in gen. vague terms again and opines that he would ask China to admit U.S. experts, not realizing that they arrived eight days earlier.
On Sept. 18, 2020 Hollyweird "O.C. actress Samaire Armstrong pub. a 7-min. video that calls Joe Biden and Kamala Harris "out of their mind", warning about "Marxist criminals" and "uneducated woke white" people who push the Black Lives Mater movement, and praising police, who "have been thrown under the bus by spinless politicians".
On Sept. 18, 2020 (beginning of Rosh Hashanah) U.S. Supreme Court justice (since Aug. 10, 1993) Ruth Bader Ginsburg (nee Joan Ruth Bader) (b. 1933) dies of pancreatic cancer, giving Pres. Trump an opportunity to appoint a 3rd Supreme Court justice, throwing the Dems. into a panic, causing Joe Biden on Sept. 20 to give a speech warning Trump and Senate majority leader (R-Ky.) Mitch McConnell to not "abuse" their power by doing their constitutional duty to nominate and vote on a replacement this session, although he argued the opposite in 2016 when it came to Pres. Obama's nomination of Merrick Garland; since their double-talking doesn't work, they resort to trying to get Senate Repubs. to defect and to threats of packing the Supreme Court if Biden wins with a Dem. Senate majority.
On Sept. 18, 2020 the news comes out that Joe Biden's pres. campaign hired a senior cybersecurity adviser named Jackie Singh, who for years was affiliated with the right-wing extremist Internet trolling/terrorist group Gay Nigger Assoc. of Am., headed by white nationalist Andrew Auernheimer; the also comes out that Twitter public policy dr. Carlos Monje has joined Biden's transition team.
On Sept. 20, 2020 (Sun.) Joe Biden gives a campaign speech in Philadelphia, Penn., with the soundbyte: "If Donald Trump has his way, the complications from COVID-19, which are well beyond what they should be - it's estimated that 200 million people have died - probably by the time I finish this talk"; the real figure is barely 2M dead.
On Sept. 23, 2020 Senate Repubs. of the Homeland Security and Finance Committees led by Ron Johnson of Wisc. and Chuck Grassley of Iowa release the controversial 87-page report Hunter Biden, Burisma, and Corruption: The Impact on U.S. Government Policy and Related Concerns , detailing Joe Biden's shady son Hunter Biden and his business partner Devon Archer, along with Joe's tightrope walking act of allowing Hunter and other family members to enrich themselves through links with foreign cos. and govts., with the soundbyte: "This is a good-government oversight investigation that relies on documents and testimony from U.S. agencies and officials, not a Russian disinformation campaign, as our Democratic colleagues have falsely stated. What the Chairmen discovered during the course of this investigation is that the Obama administration knew that Hunter Biden's position on Burisma's board was problematic and did interfere in the efficient execution of policy with respect to Ukraine. Moreover, this investigation has illustrated the extent to which officials within the Obama administration ignored the glaring warning signs when the vice president'’s son joined the board of a company owned by a corrupt Ukrainian oligarch", causing Biden campaign official Master, er, Andrew Bates to respond that Johnson chose to "subsidize a foreign attack against the sovereignty of our elections with taxpayer dollars - an attack founded on a long-disproven, hardcore rightwing conspiracy theory”, and that he was "attempting to exploit to bail out Donald Trump's re-election campaign"; the report alleges that Hunter paid Euro women linked to "Eastern European prostitution or human trafficking"; it also alleges that Joe's family members purchased more than $100K worth of "extravagant items" in 2017 using a line of credit linked to the Red Chinese govt; on Sept. 24 Johnson gives an interview to Fox Business Network, uttering the soundbyte that their "troubling" findings show that Biden has been caught "in a lie" by denying having spoken with Hunter about his dealings in Ukraine; meanwhile on Sept. 24 Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) announces plans to send the report to U.S. Dept. of Justice attys. for review for potential criminal activity.
On Sept. 24, 2020 Pres. Trump speaks at a rally in Jacksonville, Fla., uttering the soundbyte that "low energy" Joe Biden will take a "big shot of something" and be like Superman when they hold their debates.