Published on Nov 22, 2017
In what world is this normal?
Published on Nov 22, 2017
BY JAY YAROW
The gist of his speech was simple: At a time of “uncertainty” we must double down on the values that made Western democracies great, and not allow the “liberal world order” to be torn apart by destructive forces.
Biden went after Russian President Vladimir Putin by name, saying he is using “every tool” in his power to whittle away the European project, and undermine Western democracies. Biden accused Putin of wanting to “roll back decades of progress.”
Biden said Russia used “cyber aggression” to meddle in the U.S. election, an assertion supported by 17 U.S. intelligence agencies. He also warned that we will see further interference from Russia in the future and said the “purpose is clear” — that Putin wants to see a “collapse of the international order.”
“Simply put, Putin has a different vision of the future,” the vice president warned.
At the outset of his speech, Biden implored the media to not hear his speech as a shot at President-elect Donald Trump, who takes office on Friday. And, while what Biden said applies broadly to leaders in Europe, as well as the United States, there is no mistaking that his comments were a rebuttal to Trump’s friendly statements about the Russian president.
At a time when Trump and his advisors are talking about shaking up NATO, Biden said, we must “support our NATO allies. An attack on one is an attack on all. That can never be placed in question.”
Biden also warned that unlike Trump’s call for building a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, it’s not the time to build walls and live in fear.
Biden implored world leaders to work together to protect democracy from encroachments by Russia, Iran and others. Yet, Trump’s world view is “America First,” which runs counter to Biden’s view.
Biden didn’t merely urge the world leaders at Davos to maintain the status quo. He warned that the reason for the pressure on the democratic order is the rise in income inequality and the hollowing out of the middle class, as the rich get richer and people in developing nations see their lives gradually improve.
He said the top 1 percent is not paying their fair share, and as a result we are seeing social instability increase.
“We need to tap into the big heartedness,” Biden said. “This is a moment to lead boldly.”
OCTOBER 25, 2016
For years Infowars and others have warned the “Affordable Care Act” was unsustainable.
Now the Obama administration has confirmed health insurance premiums in 2017 will rise by an average of 25 percent across the country, with folks in some states set to see triple digit increases.
Frustrated with the higher costs, many have taken to Twitter to share letters from their health insurers illustrating the devastating impact of Obamacare.
For “Jay Wells” under Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia, monthly premiums are going up from $711.83 to $1,872.17 – 163 percent!
Another letter to a person insured with AmeriHealth New Jersey shows an increase from $808.64 per month to $1,495.64, or almost $700 more per month – 85 percent!
A letter to a person covered under Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey depicts a $2,700 family increase in deductible out-of-pocket costs (up from $10,000 to $12,700) and a $300 monthly premium increase year-over-year.
Twitter user @asunnygirl says her premiums doubled under Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina and she now has a monthly cost of over $1.6k.
And yet another person with Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey showed their monthly premium is now over $2,300.
While he didn’t include a photo of his letter or mention his health insurer, Jeff Guide of New Mexico says he’s seeing a 216 percent increase next year.
With Americans now witnessing in realtime the collapse of the collectivist healthcare model, it’s no doubt the shocking letters from health insurers will sway public opinion ahead of the US election.
Boxing In Biden – New Email Dump Shows Clinton Aides Strategizing
by Hannity.com Staff
Noticeably absent–Hillary Clinton.
Although the Democratic nominee had precisely ZERO public appearances in the week leading up to Wednesday’s presidential debate, the grueling hour and a half marathon of standing and talking apparently required a full day of rest and recuperation.
Clinton will be back on the campaign trail tomorrow for a get out the vote rally in Cleveland, Ohio.
Between now and election day–which is 18 days away–Clinton will make a grand total of six public appearances according to her calendar of scheduled events. Her Vice Presidential nominee Tim Kaine, by contrast, will make 11.
You’d be forgiven if you found it bizarre that a presidential candidate would carry such a light load in the weeks leading up to election day.
By contrast, Donald Trump hit the ground running following the Las Vegas debate. Over the next three days, he will be making as many public appearances as Clinton will over the next two and a half weeks.