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Ron Patton | February 8, 2023

Throughout the duration of his political life, the current US president has often been injudicious – he has stumbled, gaffed, and miscalculated. Last night’s State of the Union address is the first time he stood up and bathed in the afterglow of his accomplishments. It is arguable these perceived exploits are being felt by the American people. But no matter how bad the situation, he channeled Ronald Reagan by saying “Finish The Job” – a word salad remixed from Reagan’s “Stay The Course” which he uttered some 40 years ago. Biden’s real purpose appears to be as a very well-behaved puppet for the military.  Tonight on Ground Zero, Clyde Lewis talks about REAGAN – THE PRESIDENCY HAS EVOLVED.





Throughout the course of his political life, the current US president has often been injudicious. He stumbled, gaffed, and miscalculated.

His electoral victory was fortuitous, aided by a number of factors, one, of course, is the perceived conduct of his opponent and the murderous gift of a global pandemic.

Along with his fellow Democrats, he has made the issue of Donald Trump a matter of pathology rather than politics.

Every time he has made a mistake or has allowed an errant Chinese spy balloon to fly over the nation — it has always been worse with Donald Trump.

After the balloon fiasco blew up on the news the retort was that there were at least 3 others that were in the sky under the rule of Trump.

When it was discovered that there were top secret documents in Biden’s homes, the convenient default was that it was worse when Donald Trump did it.

When asked why inflation was so high in the country Biden has always passed the buck and blamed it on his predecessor.

The State of the Union address is the first time, he stood up and bathed in the afterglow of his accomplishments. It is arguable that these accomplishments are being felt by the American people.

But no matter how bad the situation he channeled Ronald Reagan by saying “Finish The Job” which is word salad remixed from Reagan’s “Stay The Course” which he uttered some 40 years ago.

If it were obvious to some people — and it was to me– that Biden even channeled the MAGA philosophies of America First. he gave a nod to his neocon Warhawks to continue the open-ended war and encouraged people to have faith. stay the course, and finish the job.

But before we go all in calling him the Ronald Reagan of the Democrats — it needs to be said that someone is protecting Biden because he had a purpose as a very well-behaved puppet for the military.

While Trump continues to be characterized as the proto-authoritarian in waiting, squirreling off classified documents that should have been deposited in the national archives, Biden claimed to be above such behavior.

His own Attorney General, Merrick Garland, has now appointed two prosecutors as special counsels responsible for investigating how Biden and Trump handled classified documents, with the latter also facing an investigation on his role in the January 6 storming of the Capitol. Former federal prosecutor in Maryland Robert K. Hur has been tasked with dealing with Biden and any relevant staff in their alleged mishandling of classified material. Veteran Department of Justice investigator Jack Smith is conducting two criminal investigations into the conduct of Trump.

Biden’s imbroglio centers on what happened to official documents after the conclusion of his Vice-Presidency during the Obama administration, though the problem is promising to be wider than that. The circumstance of their uncovering is significant and bruising for a president extolling the merits of transparency.

Last November, one of Biden’s personal attorneys, Pat Moore, uncovered relevant documents in the private office and home of Biden. These were then turned over to the National Archives. The timing was relevant: the discovery took place less than a week before the midterm elections. The following month, another tranche of classified documents were found in Biden’s garage in his Wilmington home. In January, a third set of documents were found at the Delaware home.

On January 20, the Justice Department made what it claimed to be a thorough combing of the president’s Wilmington home. The search revealed a number of additional classified documents, some dating from Biden’s time as Senator, and more during his vice-presidential tenure. According to Bob Bauer, the president’s personal attorney, the seizure of six items involved “documents with classification markings and surrounding materials.” Handwritten notes from the vice-presidential period were also taken.

Such revelations have thrown the administration off its stroke. For one thing, the White House initially made no mention of the garage discovery. A few days later, the tune was tinkered with and adjusted. There was little mention of what additional things would come out this month.

Neil Eggleston, White House counsel in the final two and half years of Obama’s presidency, is keen to diminish the significance of such discoveries. Speaking to the New Yorker, he claimed there was no reason to think that a crime had been committed.

Biden was declared safe so that the midterms would pass, the money that was filtered in the form of Crypto scams and the spoils of war have all been forgotten — and nobody is left to question the modus operandi of the intelligence matrix and all those that have been weaponized to protect our progress to a world order.

Biden has this uncanny ability to tell people to go to hell in a way that has them looking forward to the trip.

That might be his secret power.  All of his foibles can be dismissed with him saying “C’mon man “, which is equal to what Regan would say to Sam Donaldson when he asked the hard questions.

He would say “There you go again.”

While campaigning for president in 2008, Barack Obama said, “I think Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that, you know, Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton did not.”

It was certainly a parallel where Mark Twain constantly tells us that history tends to rhyme.

Ronald Reagan took office with the goal of winning the Cold War and restoring optimism in America, and on both counts, he succeeded. But the Reagan Revolution also fundamentally reshaped the public consensus regarding the size and scope of government.

But we are now in a reverse mirror upside down world where the so-called democratic Ronald Reagan and Joe Biden blew the cold war wide open with the Russian-Ukraine war. Selling the idea that we all need to be optimistic in a time of widely gapped division and nearly declaring a tyrannical reform of a light-hearted and soft dictatorship.

“Finish the Job” is the present way of mirroring “Stay the Course.”

But his hard lining against MAGA — was turned down during his speech and I don’t know if any Republicans noticed.  There were boos and heckling happening over China, Health care, Fentanyl, and many other evils that have crept in from our invisible borders.

He spoke to an invisible group of people who were doe-eyed expecting more, on their feet in some mesmerizing daze.

Again, I get the feeling that Biden is turning out to be the liberal answer to Reagan.

America’s granddad has returned. But he isn’t as charismatic or endearing as Reagan.

He is simply a transitional caretaker holding things together and a warm-up for the worldwide annexing and reset.

Biden’s spin doctors are breaking into a sweat in pushing the already devastated and withered line that the president is transparent.

But he obviously hides a lot and is propped up as a faith healer to the democrats who feel that he is the one they were looking for.

Biden, for his part, is trying to play the role of a receptive statesman, keen to follow advice and good counsel, thereby showing how one leads less from the front than from the cushioned middle.

But this always raises the question is he really in charge. The same was said for Reagan.

Those who remember the dumpster fire that existed when Reagan was shot in a botched assassination attempt.  The question of who was in control from Alexander Haig to Vice President Bush.

We all know who was behind this incident and the plan was certainly in place for a soft coup.  The democrats love to use January 6th as the coup against Joe Biden.

Sadly we are also seeing that like Reagan in his later years, President Biden is also being shown to be a monumental, unreliable dolt.

In his State of the Union Biden was sticking to the script up until the point we went into what appeared to be a burst of a dramatic tantrum screaming ” “Name me a world leader who’d change places with Xi Jinping,” Biden shouted, NAME ME ONE! NAME ME ONE!”

Didn’t Barack Obama once say ‘It would be so much easier to be the President of China?”

Just like George W. Bush said, “This would be easier if it were a dictatorship as long as I am the dictator.”

I don’t know but the outburst was just random — and it certainly did not make any sense.

It sounded like a senile moment that was an out-of-place outburst that needed to be calmed with medication.

Biden’s China rhetoric appeared consistent with both past remarks and the competition strategy advanced by his Administration in recent months. He addressed the balloon incident but dedicated little time to the US-China relationship in the speech compared to many other issues.

Biden said in his speech in the House of Representatives that he had told Xi that Washington seeks “competition, not conflict.” But he also said that US investments in its alliances, military and advanced technologies meant that America was now in its strongest position in decades to compete with China and defend its interests.

“Make no mistake: as we made clear last week, if China threatens our sovereignty, we will act to protect our country. And we did,” Biden said, referring to the moment Saturday when a US jet fired a missile that burst the balloon off the US east coast, after it had spent days wafting across the continental US and Canada.

I guess Bidens statement was some sort of threat — but it fell flat and confused people.

Twitter trended with descriptions of the outburst saying it was “Authoritarian, fascist, creepy, Satanic, dystopian, occult, Orwellian– and this has been a habit, not a rarity.

Biden began his presidency talking about democracy versus authoritarianism as the great challenge we all face going forward.  And yet, in his state of the Union address, albeit quite domestically focused, he projects an unequivocally “authoritarian” image.

When Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave the Republican response she made a very true statement.

She said “The dividing line in America is no longer between right or left. The choice is between normal and crazy.”

No truer words have ever been spoken in these times.

She continued to say “Americans want common sense leadership” while in Washington “the Biden administration is doubling down on crazy.”

“Tonight, let us reaffirm our commitment to a timeless American idea: that government exists not to rule the people, but to serve the people. Democrats want to rule us with more government control, but that is not who we are,” she said.

Sanders said she is a vanguard of that “new Republican leadership,” while Biden is “too weak” to stand up to progressives who control the Democratic Party.

“His administration has been completely hijacked by the radical left, by a woke mob who can’t even tell what a woman is,” she said. Biden wants “to rule with more control. That is not who we are. I am for freedom, he is for more control.”

Biden continually hit home his accomplishments in lowering inflation, improving unemployment, and all of that stuff that is a feel good line — but Biden sounds out of touch as Sanders pointed out that, Americans are contending with empty grocery store shelves, high energy prices, rising crime, “children taught to hate one another” because of their race, and a world that appears increasingly spiraling toward war.

The Evil Empire once defeated by Reagan has now been kicked and the response is a possible nuclear war in our future — but no one believes that this will happen. It is unthinkable — but in a mirror universe led by Biden anything can happen or will happen and this should be the concern of many Americans.

But we have been pivoted into buying the propaganda of an innocent NATO moving closer to Russia.

The United States and its NATO allies are slowly drifting into a war against Russia. The Biden administration and some of our NATO allies, while feigning caution and prudence, have gradually increased their involvement in Ukraine’s war effort. Some Western strategists talk of defeating Russia and forcing Vladimir Putin from power, even trying him as a war criminal. Victory, they say, is just around the corner as long as we continue to arm Ukraine.

Russia’s generals and politicians are confidently planning the mobilization of millions of troops against Germany –as we have pointed out this is the plot of an old anti-nuclear movie called The Day After — released in 1983.

Afghanistan and Iraq should have taught us that wars sometimes generate their own momentum. The prognostications of the proponents of war usually fall apart once the fighting starts.

Everyone in this war is far from innocent and no matter the pomp and circumstance of the State of the Union — Biden should take a nod from Reagan and seek out a peaceful solution.

How can we have confidence in a president that has put the world’s safety at risk? How can we even think we are safe when our national capitol is fenced and guarded with barbed wire?

Bidens Grandfatherly veneer is getting a bit old as  Biden’s speech began as a promise to play nice with newly empowered House Republicans.

Things then went stunningly off-script as GOP jeering escalated throughout the roughly 75 minutes, drowning out some of the president’s biggest moments and foreshadowing a long two years to come under divided government.

The state of the Union started to look like the house of parliament with chaos and heckling that the President had to respond to.

He scolded Republicans about their past interest in cutting the nation’s biggest entitlement programs in a bid to set the stakes for the upcoming debt limit battle. As the jeers escalated from the opposition, Biden began battling the GOP in real-time — ad-libbing his own prepared remarks to challenge Republicans who were shouting at him from the chamber floor.

Biden was stammering and rephrasing his statements to quiet the crowd– but it was evident that there were many in the GOP that see him as a liar.

Six in ten democrats are not satisfied with Biden and do not want to see him run again.

The question is can he? How Old will he be and will he be normal or will he continue to be showing his senility and will we be seeing more outbursts that make no sense? Policies that knuckle under the woke minority that wish to upend our national values.

He received standing ovations on bipartisan issues like support for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits while serving. Republicans cheered when Biden lamented that the U.S. would be “on oil and gas for a while” even though we keep hearing idealists like California Gavin Newsom pushing the troublesome idea of eliminating Fossil Fuled cars by 2025.

I wondered what reaction these green cultists thought when they heard this from their elected President.

Well Sen. Bernie Sanders as well as Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez , Ilhan Omar and Jamaal Bowman , remained seated after the admission that oil will be here for a while.

With all of the liberal spin in favor of Biden’s leadership, 35% of Americans say they are better off now than they were a year ago, while 50% are worse off. Since Gallup first asked this question in 1976, it has been rare for half or more of Americans to say they are worse off. The only other times this occurred was during the Great Recession era in 2008 and 2009.

The latest results are based on a Jan. 2-22 Gallup poll. They follow a year of persistent high inflation, with the highest inflation rates since 1982. Stock market values declined and interest rates rose in 2022,

By contrast, before the pandemic in January 2020, Americans were almost three times as likely to say they were better off 59% as worse off 20%. The 59% reading is one of the highest in Gallup’s trends, along with a 58% reading in 1999.

The President said that the State of the Union is strong — but the State of Emergency is stronger.


Written by Ron Patton


This post currently has 3 comments.

  1. Rusty

    February 8, 2023 at 8:29 pm

    Medication & black contact lenses, that’s what it takes to be POTUS since 2021.

    And–About 6 months ahead, sometimes longer


    February 9, 2023 at 9:13 am


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