Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
Bankers were seriously panicked over the last shut-down, fearing government might actually stop paying welfare. Bankers were willing to fund the welfare system while Democrats kept ratcheting up the hysteria to force the Narrative on the public. How much of the bankers’ war-gaming was spent lobbying Republicans to turn the spigot back on?
Like the illegal drug business, banking is so immensely profitable that there is nearly no way to take them down from the outside.
And what happens in January, when the short-term-agreement ends?
For Christmas, all my kids are getting bricks. Of .22’s.
This country does need a serious realignment. Of course, every splinter party and every faction thinks the same thing. The problem is making sure the right splinter or faction drives that realignment.
Also – Joe, you’ve actually found .22LR?