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Left for Dead in Danville: How Globalism Is Killing Working Class America

The city of Danville, Virginia sits in the bellybutton of the Blue Ridge Mountains, a hat-toss over the North Carolina border and about 85 miles northwest of Raleigh. It’s low hill country and Danville straddles the frothy, chocolate-milk waters of the Dan River. Downtown, once a booming trade district, today is a decomposed industrial husk, a tidy cluster of silent rectangles ensnared by broad, ghostly thoroughfares built for a time in the not-so-distant past when people and goods poured in and out of town.

Those days are gone, perhaps never to return.

The story of Danville is one echoed in countless communities across the country, a gutted middle class left for dead in the wake of sweeping international trade deals in Washington, applauded by liberal economists and a lockstep media portraying such policies as inevitable, ultimately good, and a win for the American consumer–a narrative usually coupled with condescending and disdainful attitudes toward displaced workers for a perceived inability to sprint ahead with the times.

Empty storefronts in the once-bustling downtown Danville, Virginia. (Chadwick Moore/Breitbart News)

As recently as the early 2000s, Danville’s top employer, textile manufacturer Dan River Mills, which specialized in bedding, sold 33 percent of production to Wal-Mart stores–the highest number federal law allows a retailer to buy from a single manufacturer–and held other lucrative contracts with K-Mart, producing Martha Stewart’s textile line.

It was an iconic American company. Within 20 years of incorporation, in 1882, Dan River Mills was the largest textile manufacturer in the South, and by 1909 produced annually 78 million yards of cloth.   Read the rest here


Joe, Welcome to The Plain Truth!

JoeWe published our first ever exclusively for The Plain Truth commentary from Joe Kovacs, author of The Divine Secret, and Shocked By the Bible (1&2) written especially for The Plain Truth! Joe will be writing stories for us from time to time. I don't think anyone has the crisp, fresh and down right forthright writing style of Joe (who is my brother-in-law, and more importantly, brother in Christ) Hope U enjoy... We live in Opposite world. Hillary calls Putin a great leader, takes a $400 million bribe from him, then calls Trump a terrorist for just shaking his hand! There is a reason for this! And Joe explains it well - from the Bible!   The First Story is Called: The reason the world has gone bonkers -- We Live in "Opposite World"


Trump and the invasion of the west

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"It is cruel. It is immoral. And it breaks my heart," says former first lady Laura Bush of the Trump administration policy of "zero tolerance," under which the children of illegal migrants are being detained apart from their parents.

"Disgraceful," adds Dr. Franklin Graham.

"We need to be . . . a country that governs with a heart," says first lady Melania Trump. "No one likes this policy," says White House aide Kellyanne Conway, even "the president wants this to end."

And so it shall—given the universal denunciations and photos of sobbing children being pulled from parents. Yet striking down the policy will leave America's immigration crisis still unresolved.

Consider. Since 2016, some 110,000 children have entered the U.S. illegally and been released, along with 200,000 Central American families caught sneaking across the border.  MORE


50 Media Mistakes in the Trump Era: The Definitive List

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the media have “fact-checked” President Trump like we have fact-checked no other human being on the planet—and he’s certainly given us plenty to write about. That’s probably why it’s so easy to find lists enumerating and examining his mistakes, missteps and “lies.”
 

But as self-appointed arbiters of truth, we’ve largely excused our own unprecedented string of fact-challenged reporting. The truth is, formerly well-respected, top news organizations are making repeat, unforced errors in numbers that were unheard of just a couple of years ago.

 
Our repeat mistakes involve declaring that Trump’s claims are “lies” when they are matters of opinion, or when the truth between conflicting sources is unknowable; taking Trump’s statements and events out of context; reporting secondhand accounts against Trump without attribution as if they’re established fact; relying on untruthful, conflicted sources; and presenting reporter opinions in news stories—without labeling them as opinions.   READ MORE

CHARLIE DANIELS WARNS ABOUT 'ESTABLISHMENT PHARISEES'

Dwight McCann,http://dwightmccann.com/Images/C... Charlie Daniels in concert at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, California. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Country music superstar Charlie Daniels is comparing today’s political power structure in Washington to the Pharisees of biblical times.  

But he’s warning their agenda – right now to attack President Trump because he’s an outsider and is disrupting their plans – won’t stop there.

In fact, he’s warning that average “rank-and-file” Americans soon will be facing “dangerous precedents” because of the establishment war against the president.

He posts his opinions on the Soap Box page of his band’s website.

In a new commentary he said American needs to think of the “establishment politicians” as Pharisees, who, “regardless of what party is in power – and they are nearly interchangeable, by the way – have had their way in this country for a century or more.”


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Dershowitz: Many in Media Are 'Complicit' in Deaths of Gazans

1There are many in the media who are complicit in the deaths of Gazan women and children for reporting solely on the death count over the "dead baby strategy" employed by Hamas, Alan Dershowitz wrote in a column for the Washington Examiner.

In the end, Hamas terrorists use women and children as human shields in the hopes that they are killed by Israeli soldiers, Dershowitz writes. With lemmings in the U.S. media who report numbers over tactics of terrorists, Hamas wins.

"The goal of Hamas is to have Israel kill as many Gazans as possible so that the headlines always begin, and often end, with the body count. Hamas deliberately sends women and children to the front line, while their own fighters hide behind these human shields," Dershowitz writes.

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COMEDIC LEGEND MEL BROOKS DENOUNCES POLITICAL CORRECTNESS

image from hw.infowars.comThe legendary comedian, known for producing such films as Young Frankenstein and Spaceballs, explained his feelings in an interview published Monday with The Daily Beast.

“I’ve never been a fan of political correctness. I’ve been a fan of decent behavior, which is different from political correctness. Because political correctness demands too much respect for being good. And comics are not good. We are bad. We whisper into the king’s ear. We tell him the truth. And that’s our job. It’s our job to say it like it is. And sometimes use the words that we use in the street. You can’t always play ball with the system, you have to strike out and tell the truth.”

Although Brooks says political correctness stifles comedy, the 91-year-old actor, writer, producer, director and composer says he believes only a small portion of people dislike provocative material.

“I think that people enjoy — that people love the comics that break the rules, that’s what I think,” Brooks said. “I think it’s only a sliver that really love political correctness. Everybody else likes the truth, which is different.”    MORE


'S---HOLE COUNTRIES' AND PRESERVING AMERICAN CULTURE

image from s14-eu5.ixquick.comDuring negotiations with lawmakers in his Oval Office, Trump purportedly said in reference to immigrants from some Central American and African countries, “Why are we having all these people from s—hole countries come here?” While Trump and others present at the meeting deny those words, Sen. David Durbin, D-Ill., went public claiming they were used.

Ironically, Durbin criticizes Trump for a derogatory comment when Durbin has made some of his own in the past. In 2009, he slandered our military, outrageously comparing guards’ treatment of terrorist prisoners at Guantanamo to the Gestapo.

Trump’s “s—hole” critics have been most tolerant of other out-of-the-ordinary word selections.

When last year’s Women’s March gave birth to the “pussyhat,” liberals courageously did not curl up into a ball on the floor. Nor did they suffer a meltdown with the Off-Broadway production entitled “The Vagina Monologues.” But, with Trump as their favorite target, they – along with their media collusionists – express outrage over his allegedly inappropriate reference to certain countries.

While other politicians have escaped criticism for labeling Third World countries as “hellholes,” Trump’s critics are in meltdown overdrive. “Hellhole” and “s—hole” are fairly synonymous. Liberal snowflakes should be capable of dealing interchangeably with both.

Liberals demonstrated a past willingness to accept interchangeable verbiage. Remember former FBI Director James Comey’s word game concerning Hillary Clinton’s culpability in violating federal law during an investigation into her email scandal? The statutory standard of guilt for mishandling classified information is “grossly negligent.” Comey apparently used these exact two words in his draft report. However, only after fellow FBI agent and Hillary supporter Peter Strzok pointed out this established Hillary’s guilt did Comey look for a more palatable synonym – one lacking an indisputable guilt descriptor. Thus, his final report determined Hillary’s conduct was “extremely careless.”


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2018/02/s-hole-countries-and-preserving-american-culture/#uOt3imzzywhBrGp9.99


Are we the Modern Romans?

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 Pat Buchanan

Like the Romans, we have become an empire, committed to fight for scores of nations, with troops on every continent, and forces in combat operations of which the American people are only vaguely aware.

“I didn’t know there were 1,000 troops in Niger,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham when four Green Berets were killed there. “We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing.”

No, we don’t, Senator.

As in all empires, power is passing to the generals.

And what causes the greatest angst today in the imperial city?

Fear that a four-page memo worked up in the House Judiciary Committee may discredit Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russia-gate.


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2018/01/many-wars-too-many-enemies/#m34fYg8C7GsijpIx.99

 

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Unlike Nixon, Trump will not go quietly

Nixon announces the release of edited transcri...Nixon announces the release of edited transcripts of the Watergate tapes, April 29, 1974. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

WASHINGTON – On Aug. 9, 1974, Richard Nixon bowed to the inevitability of impeachment and conviction by a Democratic Senate and resigned.

The prospect of such an end for Donald Trump has this city drooling. Yet, comparing Russiagate and Watergate, history is not likely to repeat itself.

First, the underlying crime in Watergate, a break-in to wiretap offices of the DNC, had been traced, within 48 hours, to the Committee to Re-Elect the President.

In Russiagate, the underlying crime – the “collusion” of Trump’s campaign with the Kremlin to hack into the emails of the DNC – has, after 18 months of investigating, still not been established.

Campaign manager Paul Manafort has been indicted, but for financial crimes committed long before he enlisted with Trump.

Gen. Michael Flynn has pleaded guilty to lying about phone calls he made to Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, but only after Trump had been elected and Flynn had been named national security adviser.


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2017/12/unlike-nixon-trump-will-not-go-quietly/#pSYEIxsGLReAdzVt.99


BUCHANAN: IF WE ERASE OUR HISTORY, WHO ARE WE?

Editor's note: The short-short-sightetness of this liberal Nazi-communist is amazing. By removing the statues, and the history, you also end up removing the story, so like in Germany today, most German's never heard of Hitler or WWII!  This gives birth to the never-holocaust bunch that are sickening to hear today.. Many Muslims fall into this narrative..

Where is purging of the past taking US?

When the Dodge Charger of 20-year-old Nazi sympathizer James Alex Fields Jr., plunged into that crowd of protesters Saturday, killing 32-year-old Heather Heyer, Fields put Charlottesville on the map of modernity alongside Ferguson.

Before Fields ran down the protesters, and then backed up, running down more, what was happening seemed but a bloody brawl between extremists on both sides of the issue of whether Robert E. Lee’s statue should be removed from Emancipation Park, formerly Lee Park.

With Heyer’s death, the brawl was elevated to a moral issue. And President Donald Trump’s initial failure to denounce the neo-Nazi and Klan presence was declared a moral failure.

How did we get here, and where are we going?

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BUCHANAN: AFTER THE COUP, WHAT THEN?

Is the US a democracy committing suicide?

That the Trump presidency is bedeviled is undeniable.

As President Donald Trump flew off for August at his Jersey club, there came word that Special Counsel Robert Mueller III had impaneled a grand jury and subpoenas were going out to Trump family and campaign associates.

The jurors will be drawn from a pool of citizens in a city Hillary Clinton swept with 91 percent of the vote. Trump got 4 percent.

Whatever indictments Mueller wants, Mueller gets.

Thanks to a media that savages him ceaselessly, Trump is down to 33 percent approval in a Quinnipiac University poll and below 40 percent in most of the rest.

So, it is time to ask: If this city brings Trump down, will the rest of America rejoice?

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WHITE GENOCIDE?

Mike Exton 


image from www.dailystormer.comA Drexel professor tweeted (just before X-Mas) that the only thing he wanted for X-Mas was “white genocide”! And what did the university do? Virtually NOTHING! How about the media? Virtually NOTHING!

In case you haven’t been paying attention, it’s been open season on white people for some time now. Imagine if this professor had said the same thing about blacks, Muslims, or gays! We would have never heard the end of it. The liberal media would have gone absolutely nuts and would be covering it nonstop for weeks on end. And Drexel would have fired him on the spot! Hate crimes also would have been filed against him and lawsuits threatened. But since he was only talking about white people, they figure, “what’s the big deal? I mean, who really cares?” Then again, I suppose, if he would have said the same thing about Jews or Christians, itprobably would have landed on deaf ears as well.

So, where’s the public outrage? Where are the student protests and demonstrations—demanding that this professor be fired? Oh, that’s right. He was only talking about whites. If he would have said the same thing about blacks, Muslims, or gays, there would be student protests and demonstrations on just about every college campus throughout the country, demanding that he be fired and criminal charges filed against him. But why the deafening silence? Oh, that’s right,he was only talking about whites.

But I must give it to this professor for at least having the courage (or was it stupidity) for tweeting what many liberals secretly think.

Yes, there is a WAR going on in this country. And it’s not just against our men & women in blue. The war is also being fought against white people (not to mention Christians & Jews as well)!

WAKE UP AMERICA! WAKE UP!!!


WHO PROMOTED PRIVATE RYAN?

The Guy Who Gave us O's last Budget!

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Excuse me, but upon what meat has this our Caesar fed?

Ryan is a congressman from Wisconsin. He has never won a statewide election. As No. 2 on Mitt Romney’s ticket, he got waxed by Joe Biden. He was compromise choice as speaker, only after John Boehner went into in his Brer Rabbit “Zip-a-dee-doo-dah” routine.

Who made Ryan the conscience of conservatism?

Who made Ryan keeper of the keys of true Republicanism?

Trump “inherits something … that’s very special to a lot of us,” said Ryan, “the party of Lincoln and Reagan and Jack Kemp.”

But Trump did not “inherit” anything. He won the nomination of the Republican Party in an epic battle in the most wide-open race ever, in which Trump generated the largest turnout and greatest vote totals in the history of Republican primaries.

What is Ryan up to?


Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2016/05/who-promoted-private-ryan/#MCqwyAeLTzscpOhe.99


Limbaugh: 'Impeachment on Day 2' if Trump becomes Obama

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PALM BEACH, Florida – Responding to a caller’s fear that Donald Trump could be an authoritarian president in the mold of Barack Obama, radio host Rush Limbaugh said both the Republican and Democratic Parties will “be talking impeachment on Day Two” of any executive order should Trump win the White House.

“I’m telling you that if Trump gets elected, you’re gonna see more unity between the Republicans and Democrats in stopping any Trump authoritarianism than you have ever seen in your life,” Limbaugh said on his national broadcast Tuesday.

“Because they’re gonna hate it, they’re gonna despise the guy, and they’re gonna align together to stop him if he tries executive orders.”

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Limbaugh noted there are many establishment Republicans still in office, and they would fiercely oppose any executive orders from Trump, despite the fact the current GOP-controlled Congress is giving Obama a free pass.


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EXCLUSIVE– Pat Buchanan: Donald Trump’s Rise Is Rejection of a Quarter Century of Bush Republicanism

In an exclusive statement to Breitbart News, Pat Buchanan declared that Trump’s rise represents a rejection of 25 years of Bush Republicanism— an ideology which Buchanan says has destroyed America’s once-great manufacturing core, flooded the country with low-skilled workers, and drained the treasury with ill-advised foreign adventures in the Middle East.

“In the GOP nomination race, the chickens of a quarter century of Bush Republicanism have come home to roost,” Buchanan told Breitbart. “Trump’s triumphs to date are due to his recognition of, and identification with, the Middle American revolt against Bush family ideology and policy, and what it has produced.”

Buchanan explained that “America is rejecting the Bush immigration policy,” which has “proffered amnesty” to “12 million illegals… because it said the United States is helpless to do anything about their presence here.”

“America’s establishment has failed America,” Buchanan said, “The single clearest message in the presidential campaign of 2015-2016 is that the American people would like to cleanse our capital city of its ruling class.”

 

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Pope Embraces Castro but calls Donald Trump anti-Christian!

Communist Pope who fulfills Daniel 11, who is protected by a WALL around the Vatican.. PS, contrary to this writer's view, The Pope is NOT a good man... Read this.

By Silvio Canto, Jr.

image from worldwarthreereports.files.wordpress.comLast Sunday, Pope Francis was in Mexico visiting sick children in hospitals. It was amazing to watch him holding the little kids and praying with their mothers. As a Catholic, I was so proud of "El Papa".

That was "El Papa" being "El Papa" or the religious leader of my faith. He was reaching out to kids and their mothers and giving them some hope.

As he left Mexico, Pope Francis made a terrible mistake by saying that Donald Trump is not a Christian. I am not sure if he was answering a question or speaking at a meeting. He had finished a mass on the El Paso-Ciudad Juarez border.  

First, "El Papa" should stay away from presidential elections, here, there, and everywhere.  

Second, The Vatican is one gigantic place surrounded by walls.  

Third, is a border now Unchristian? How did we get to the point that defending borders and promoting legal immigration is now inhumane?

Fourth, "El Papa" has given Mr Trump a huge gift. I am not a Trump supporter but I believe that the U.S. has every right to protect or defend its borders. I don't know whether building a wall from Laredo to San Diego is the best answer. However, it may work in some isolated regions currently used by cartels to bring drugs and people.

Last, but not least, "El Papa" just visited Cuba. He hugged and embraced Raul Castro, a man who has executed priests, harassed religious leaders and closed Christian schools years ago. Did he call the Castro brothers UnChristian?

Pope Francis is a good man but he needs a few people around him to protect him from himself.

P.S. You can listen to my show (Canto Talk) and follow me on Twitter.



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Before Saying, “I Support France,” Please Read This

I agree 100% with this commentary:  Remember what God (Jesus Christ) told Jeremiah 7:16: "Pray no more for these people, Jeremiah. Do not weep or pray for them, and don't beg me to help them, for I will not listen to you."
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Please don’t say things like, “I stand with France,” or “Those poor French people, victims of that attack!” unless you’re prepared to say and do the following things:

Stop saying “Islam” is about peace and love. It’s not. It’s about submission; the people who really get this are the ones who launch these attacks in the name of their religion.

Stop supporting politicians like Obama, who insist that Islamic nations like Iran have our same fundamental values and can be trusted with billions of dollars in unfrozen assets (Obama’s treaty), and who don’t mean what they say when they want to wipe Israel off the map.

Stop saying we don’t really need a strong military and we cannot, under any circumstances, use the full might of our military arsenal to do things to stop militant Islam in its tracks, to quite literally scare the Allah out of these people.

Unless or until you start to rethink your stance, you have no business expressing compassion towards the victims of people in attacks whose perpetrators – knowingly or not – you aid and support via your positions.

The president of France calls the attacks in Paris by militant ISIS supporters an “act of war.” Excuse me? Haven’t we been at war since at least 9/11? Even going back as far as 1979, when the first openly organized Islamic government, Iran, took Americans hostage and brutalized them for a year before setting them free?

We’re not supposed to admit we’re at war with Islam. But Islam has been at war with everyone else for decades now. And it’s not going to stop.

I am so sick of people saying, “We can’t fight terrorism with violence. We have to understand them and figure out what makes them act this way.”

Envy, brutality and collectivist/social/racial hatred are what make them act this way. They’re not going to change, and they’re not going to stop. By trying to appease and understand them every chance we get, they interpret this as weakness, because it is, from their point-of-view. They respond with more brutality. They’re not ever going to stop, any more than Hitler and the Nazis would have stopped if, instead of taking them on directly, we had said, “Let’s try to understand them.”

You cannot defeat a morally certain enemy without moral certainty. But we do not live in an age of moral self-assertion. It’s considered mean, unkind and politically incorrect.    Read the rest here


THE COMING ERA OF CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE

Seal of Oklahoma.Seal of Oklahoma. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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The Oklahoma Supreme Court, in a 7-2 decision, has ordered a monument of the Ten Commandments removed from the state Capitol.

Calling the Commandments “religious in nature and an integral part of the Jewish and Christian faiths,” the court said the monument must go.

Gov. Mary Fallin has refused. And Oklahoma lawmakers instead have filed legislation to let voters cut out of their constitution the specific article the justices invoked. Some legislators want the justices impeached.

Fallin’s action seems a harbinger of what is to come in America – an era of civil disobedience like the 1960s, where court orders are defied and laws ignored in the name of conscience and a higher law.

Only this time, the rebellion is likely to arise from the right.


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Memo to pope: Abbas is not 'angel of peace'

author-imageJOSEPH FARAH 

At a meeting at the Vatican with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, the pope told Abbas, “You are an angel of peace.”

Angel of peace?

If Abbas is an angel, he’s a fallen angel. He’s a Holocaust-denying terrorist who, like his predecessor Yasser Arafat, considers it his sworn duty to finish the job the Nazis started.

Do you think I’m exaggerating?

As a doctoral candidate at Moscow’s Oriental College in 1982, Abbas wrote a thesis suggesting far fewer than 6 million Jews were killed in the Holocaust. But that was just the start. In his treatise, he actually accused the Jews of conspiring with Adolf Hitler to annihilate European Jewry. He accused the Jews of deliberately inflating the numbers of those killed in concentration camps to pave the way for a Jewish state. He may have been one of the first to equate Zionism with Nazism.

 

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