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Shocking election of Argentina’s Javier Milei an indictment of the Left
The election of Javier Millay, in Argentina was a genuine earthquake. The fact is, he is a libertarian. He’s an economist. He campaigned against socialism to campaign against the welfare state. He called for dramatic cuts in government, in fact, so dramatic that one of his campaign tools was a power saw that he would go around and take just a big chainsaw that he would carry, and say, This is what I’m going to take to the bureaucracy. He ran against the incumbent member of the establishment and beat him 5644. And people realize that this is a real signal about how fed up the Argentinians are with what’s happening to their country, and their pocketbook. Argentina right now has 124% annual inflation. To deal with that. We got upset when reached 7.8%. Last year here in the United States, it’s still at about 3.4. And we’re not very happy about it. But can you imagine how Americans would be if we had 124% A year of inflation? This is sort of the final combination of per Nismo, which was created by This is the final combination of what happened with Peron and the rise of Peron’s tradition. crone was an authoritarian figure, who was a real socialist, and a real authoritarian. He really modeled himself in many ways off of Mussolini in Italy. And he took over a country which at one time, at the turn of the last century, around 1900, was one of the wealthiest countries in the world. And he managed to so ruin the economy, and in the process, so ruin the political system that they have never recovered. What you see now is, I think, a desperate effort by millions and millions of Argentines to go out and to say, would fill up, we’re gonna take a gamble. And believe me, this is a gamble. I would say that in many ways. Melee is more radical, bolder, more of a libertarian than Donald Trump. He is committed to very dramatic change. He would like to replace the peso, which is the official government, government money of Argentina, and is collapsing in value, you’d like to replace it with the US dollar. He’d like to force fiscal discipline in the country. He is shifting their policies from being pro Palestine to pro Israel. He himself is so pro Israeli, that he’s seriously considering converting from Catholicism to Judaism. The first place he visited in the United States was at the gravesite of a very famous rabbi, who was considered a very holy man. He’s going to be very different. He’s going to be very disruptive. He does not have a majority in the Senate or the Chamber of Deputies. So he’s going to have a challenge, getting his program through in detail. But he has the potential to reach out and mobilize the Argentinian people. He has the potential to use the President’s powers, which are fairly extensive in Argentina, and actually changed a lot of things just by decree. And in the process, he’s setting up the arguments that matter if he can bring inflation down dramatically. If he can start really creating jobs, if he can encourage investment back in Argentina, he might become very popular, and he might be the beginning of a new trend. And that would fit what we’re seeing happen around the world. We’re in Holland, Hungary, Finland, Slovakia, Greece, Italy, Germany, France, the conservatives who are repudiating the old order, are gaining ground virtually everywhere. And of course, the establishment left is just going crazy and can understand that since their policies have failed us badly, how could all these people turn against them? That may tell you something about what might happen in the United States in 2024
No Labels faces tough challenges as third party
No Labels is a bipartisan political organization that works to bridge the divide between conservative and liberal politicians and achieve realistic progress on agreeable issues. The organization is perhaps most famous for facilitating the Problem Solvers Caucus, composed of senators and representatives who voluntarily express interest in good faith negotiations with the opposite party. Recently,…
Hur report on Biden documents affirms age and frailty concerns
In a nearly 400-page report, special counsel Robert Hur recommended that President Biden not face charges related to his handling of classified military information. However, what has garnered even more attention is Hur’s scrutiny of the president’s mental condition and his difficulty recalling key dates. “I am well-meaning, and I’m an elderly man,” Biden said…
President Biden must stop appeasing Iran
Tensions between the United States and certain Iran-backed factions, including Hamas, Hezbollah and the Houthis, have been on the rise since the outbreak of the Israel-Hamas war. President Biden and Iran have each engaged in strikes against enemy targets across a host of countries from Pakistan to Yemen. And even as the U.S. and Iran…
Scott Rasmussen’s surveys reveal scary statistics about elites
While conducting his national surveys, pollster Scott Rasmussen noticed that a small group of respondents seemed to have different perspectives on major issues than the rest of Americans. He surmised that this segment of “elites” held views in sharp contrast with the general public, as well as significantly greater wealth and higher levels of education.…
A long campaign favors an energetic Donald Trump
Former President Donald Trump has decisively won both the Iowa caucus and New Hampshire primary, making it increasingly likely he will be the GOP nominee facing President Joe Biden in the general election. With wins in these Republican primaries, Trump has redirected his focus toward the November contest. Straight Arrow News contributor Newt Gingrich believes…
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