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Winning the New Civil War (OPINION)

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The American Civil War of 1861-65 is considered the first “modern” war. Both sides used advances in communications and military technology that resulted in 600,000 deaths. Now, more than 150 years later, Americans are engaged in a new civil war.

This time it is not a war of armies and weapons and regional animosity—it is a war of visions. Liberals and conservatives each have a different vision for the future of the nation. Conservatives believe in the Constitution and the rule of law. The vision of “progressive” liberals is an authoritarian socialist nation run by unaccountable bureaucrats—an approximation of Venezuela, somewhere between Stalin’s Soviet Union and Orwell’s 1984. The conflict over these value systems has escalated into the new civil war.

We have many strong indications that this is a hot war: the depredations of Antifa, a contemporary incarnation of Nazi brown shirts; Maxine Waters urging liberals to confront Trump supporters; mobs threatening the homes of prominent conservatives; the attacks on Justice Brett Kavanaugh; and the attempted impeachment of President Trump by partisan Democrats in the House.

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The war began when Barack Obama was elected president. After promising just the opposite, the Obama presidency played into the leftist strategy of “divide and conquer.” The fraud known as identity politics was a child of the Obama years. Using their perverted version of “diversity,” the Democratic Party—under the leadership of Obama—exploited discontented elements in American society to foment division and hatred. Obama’s comments in case after case—lies and distortions—stoked the fires of racial discord. After eight years of Obama, relations between conservatives and liberals were worse than ever and the country was plunged into darkness.

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This new civil war is much more intimate than the old one. Instead of North pitted against South, we have friend against friend, neighbor against neighbor, brother against sister, wife against husband. It may be happening on your street or even in your bedroom. Try as you may, you cannot escape its tentacles. Author Mark Levin calls this phenomenon the “balkanization” of society. The Left’s objective, Levin says, is to “collapse the existing society” by dividing the people against themselves. It appears to be succeeding.

The most alarming danger posed by the new civil war is the possibility that the United States could evolve into a totalitarian state within a few short years. Our system of government is strong because of “checks and balances.” One such check is the existence of multiple political parties. Now try this on for size: A rogue political party seeks a take-over of the federal government by forcing the other party out, ending checks and balances. That happens in totalitarian states, you say, not in the good old US of A? Well think again, because that is exactly what the Democrats have been up to since Trump won the election in 2016.

If the current crop of Democratic Socialists can win back both houses of Congress and the presidency, their stated aim will be the imposition of socialism and the eradication of the two-party system. The Democrats have figured out that they can rule unchallenged by opening the border to millions of “refugees” who are expected to vote for Democratic candidates. “If we can’t get enough Americans to vote Democratic, we will have to import them.” Attempts to invalidate Trump’s election are in service of this objective.

If you think I am simply an alarmist, remember that the Democrats have already succeeded in making the Republican Party irrelevant in California, New York, and Illinois. In those jurisdictions, Republican voters have effectively been disenfranchised. The Democrats are working overtime to do the same thing in Texas, Virginia, New Jersey, and other key states. If they had captured Texas in 2016, Hillary would be president—that’s how close it is.

Keeping Trump in the Oval Office and winning back the House should be the primary objectives of anyone who cherishes individual rights over big government. The alternative is an authoritarian socialist nation run by an elite cadre of Democrats fronting for unaccountable government bureaucrats—the Deep State. Washington bureaucrats will be the ultimate winners if the civil war is lost. The antidote to a Deep State victory is Donald Trump. He is their Kryptonite and they know it. The Mueller investigation didn’t work so now the Left is pushing impeachment to prevent a Trump landslide in 2020. My prediction: Trump will win in spite of all their efforts to defeat him. The war will be won by the Right at least until 2024.

Ed Brodow is a political commentator, negotiation expert, and author of seven books including his latest, Tyranny of the Minority: How the Left is Destroying America. His articles appear regularly in Newsmax, Daily Caller, American Thinker, Townhall, LifeZette, Media Equalizer, and other online news magazines.

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Kellogg’s Introduces Woke Transgender Cereal for Kids

Kellogg’s cereals just launched a cereal to push transgenderism on kids.

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The newest corporation to indulge wokeism is cereal company Kellogg’s which has just launched a cereal to push transgenderism on kids. The new flavor is an amalgam of several of their cereal brands all in the same box called “All Together.” Not only does this push the woke LGBTQ agenda, but is also give kids a spot to write their own “pronouns” on the box: https://twitter.com/robbystarbuck/status/1392669858718965766 According to gay website Advocate: Retailing for $4, Together With Pride will be on supermarket shelves in May, just prior to the month of LGBTQ+ festivities. For every purchase, Kellogg’s will donate $3 to GLAAD. For the donation to occur, patrons must upload a copy of their receipt to KelloggsFamilyRewards.com. The 7.8-ounce box is full of a rainbow variety of heart-shaped cereal bites and even edible glitter. Kellogg’s famous cereal figures are gathered on the exterior illustration, including Toucan Sam, Tony the Tiger, and the Rice Krispies elves, Snap, Crackle, and Pop. “We believe that all young people and those young at heart deserve an environment where they can grow up to be their best selves,” the caption on that box read. “That’s why we’ve joined forces with GLAAD by going purple on Spirit Day to stand up against bullying in all forms, and support a more accepting world for LGBTQ youth.” There is nothing new here, at least for Kellogg’s. This company has spent bullions funding hardcore, left-wing causes for decades. And they do this limited-edition gay cereal dealio just about every year. Check out the deep overage of the Kellogg Foundation by Breitbart News, some of which I wrote for them. Follow Warner Todd Huston on Facebook at: facebook.com/Warner.Todd.Huston.

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Survey: Liberals Wildly Over-Estimate Cop Shootings and Crime

A new poll finds that left-wingers have no idea how many police-involved shootings there are and how much crime there is.

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A new poll finds that left-wingers have no idea how many police-involved shootings there are and how much crime there really is in America today. For instance, fewer than 50 unarmed suspects were killed by police in 2020, but when asked how many they think there were, liberals falsely put the number in the hundreds. Liberals also get just about all their facts wrong about crime in general, with the leftists imagining it is hundreds of times higher than it really is. A new Heartland Institute and Rasmussen Reports survey found that half of the respondents who said they rely on CNN and MSNBC for their news can’t get their facts right. For instance, the lefties think that more than 100 unarmed black people were killed by police last year. On the other hand, only 22 percent of Fox viewers thought that that more than 100 unarmed blacks were shot by police. Specifically, the survey asked: “Approximately how many unarmed African Americans were fatally shot by police in 2020? Less than 50, 50 to 100, 500 to 1,000, 1,000 to 5,000, 5,000 to 10,000, or more than 10,000.” Twenty-four percent of CNN viewers and 19% of MSNBC viewers thought cops fatally shot more than 500 unarmed black suspects last year. Only 9% percent of Fox News viewers thought so. Fox News viewers (60%) and talk radio listeners (60%) were nearly three times more likely than MSNBC (19%) or CNN (23%) viewers to correctly estimate the number of unarmed black people shot and killed by police in 2020 as less than 50. “There is a strong correlation between a likely voter’s favorite television news outlet and his or her understanding of basic facts about police shootings and homicides involving rifles,” Justin Haskins of the Heartland Institute said of their results. “Compared…

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