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Praying for Failure

Updated on March 9, 2019
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Manny Mans the Stove

Good Morning, Breakfastpoppers. Today is Saturday, March 9, 2019. Our pious friend, Mantis Manny, is in the kitchen preparing Spinach Quiches for our enjoyment. I am at the bar preparing Bloody Marys to add to the fun. Manny has a lot on his mind. Common sense has breathed its last gasp. People who hold important jobs in Washington are acting like they have been taken over by vicious other-worldly body snatchers. Up is down. Down is up. Male is female. Girls are boys. Right is wrong. Wrong is right. What's this all about? That's what inquiring minds want to know, so please join Manny and me in the kitchen this morning. Bring your appetites and thinking caps. A little bicarbonate of soda wouldn't hurt, either.

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Back to Basics

Thanks so much for joining POP and me this morning. Watching the news these days requires a strong stomach and the ability to recognize lies when they are being told. Some of the fresh blood in Congress are already in deep water, or at least they should be. Once upon a time, a long time ago, crimes were punished. That is no longer the case for Democrats who all seem to possess a "get out of jail card." Hillary and Bill are not in the clinker despite a well documented history of criminal behavior. Bernie Sanders' wife played it fast and loose with some funds she was in charge of, but managed to be forgiven for her criminal ways. Mendez played to a jury that defines criminal behavior differently from middle class America. He is free as a bird, stirring up trouble for President Trump. The freshman darling nicknamed AOC is in hot water. Her chief of staff reportedly funneled more than $1 million in political donations from two political action committees into two of his own private companies. Sounds like jail time to me. AOC put her boyfriend on the list of people able to receive Congressional emails. She also pays him for what, no one knows. Will anything come of this? If we can predict future events based upon past events, she and her chief of staff may win the Nobel Peace Prize.

Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib received $225,180 from a Soros organization. She paid herself $45,000 from that contribution. An FEC spokesperson said that a candidate can pay themselves after the general election only for activity that occurred up to the election day. Tlaib paid herself during and after the campaign. She should make herself available to answer questions about her payments. I don't think we should hold our collective breaths waiting for her to come forward. She's a Democrat and a Muslim woman who doesn't care for our nation or our president. Her buddy Omar feels the same way about America and Jews. Will somebody please tell me what she, Tlaib and AOC are doing in Congress? Let's get back to basics. They do not belong in Washington. Their presence puts us at risk. The same can be said about many of those who have been in Congress for quite some time. Quite a few of them should be "doing time."

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Inside a Democrats Mind

Democrats have run the same tired campaigns for ages. They tell voters that if they are elected, they will improve everyone's quality of life. That worked for a while, because many people just couldn't seem to get ahead. Onerous regulations hindered the establishment of small businesses. Welfare seemed a easier route for many. The Dems were more than willing to hand over the funds, and the needy people cheered. To the Dems utter dismay, along came a president who decided that work was better than welfare. President Trump opened up avenues of employment for people of all races and ethnicities. The Dems aren't happy about any of this. They need a base that feels cheated and left out of the American dream. How dare this president give these people a path to a better life? In order to remain relevant, the Dems had to switch their narrative. In their utter contempt for their voters, they told the people that they were not better off. They went on to tell their base that even if they were in a better position, it wouldn't last. It's been two years and it's lasting, so now what?

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When All Else Fails

The American Dream is coming true for millions of Americans. Our economy is booming, jobs are plentiful and growing and life is better. All this accomplishment leaves the Dems in a very uncomfortable position. Some of them pretend that things aren't that great. Their outrageous claims have a hollow ring to them, so they had to come up with alternatives. They pondered their situation, and decided that the road to success was paved with investigations into the Trump family. Surely, if the Nadlers and the Schiffs work very hard, they can come up with an impeachable offense. That is the Dems first line of defense. The second is to embrace Socialism in the hope that the American people are stupid enough to believe that Socialism works. Well good luck with that Dems.

Manny's Song

Whenever I wake up

Before I stretch my wings

I say a little pray for you.


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    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Dear ab,

      It is unbelievable that anyone could embrace socialism. The fact that it is happening here is astounding. I don't believe for minute that most of them actually believe in socialism or capitalism. They believe in themselves and their right to stay in office. Socialism is just a gimmick to attract those who don't want to work. Se you at the inn.

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      A B Williams 

      2 months ago from Central Florida

      Good Morning Pop, I've just returned from Aruba, where I had the opportunity to speak with a young Venezuelan. He had to flee his Country, a couple of years ago and he definitely believes that any person or party embracing socialism is tenfold "crazy". It seemed beyond his comprehension that it would be discussed, much less embraced, in the U.S.

      The Dems HAVE TO, at the very least, create the illusion of collusion and corruption, in order to have just enough people questioning and doubting, it is the ONLY way they stay relevant, they are so far gone!

      I sure hope you are right and a Trump victory awaits us in 2020.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Good Morning Pino,

      They are now the party of"crazy." I love it, because they are insuring a Trump victory. See you at the Inn.

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      Pino Krisio 

      2 months ago

      POP: The Dems are in their own little world, believing that Americans think as they do. They should keep up the Socialist talk, as they will get slapped in the face in 2020. Personally, I cannot wait to see it. I will meet you at the bar.... save me a seat....

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      NOYFOB 

      2 months ago

      Pop

      You got it.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Dear brad,

      I'll have a cheese danish.

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      NOYFOB 

      2 months ago

      Pop

      I don't really know, it is probably for the best that they don't. The voting process is no longer for the independent thinker, it is sheep being led by their party.

      Cheese danish anyone?

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Dear brad,

      Do they vote?

    • bradmasterOCcal profile image

      NOYFOB 

      2 months ago

      Pop

      People that don't pick a side shouldn't vote.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Dear Francine,

      The American people, at least some of them, know the score. It is the idiots in Congress who are afraid to stand up to this radical Muslim for fear they will be accused of Islamaphobia. This stupidity will eventually get us all killed. I'll meet you at the Inn on the early side.

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      Francine19 

      2 months ago

      Good morning Pop and Manny. Outrage and disbelief are what I’m feeling now. Every time I see Omar walking through the halls of the Capitol with her cup of coffee, I feel like screaming. When will the American people open their eyes and put an end to this insanity? I need to meet you at the inn and vent!

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Dear Paula,

      What's happening now is really outrageous. I too believe the Dems are destroying themselves, and I can't wait for the final explosion. To think that thee imbeciles are embracing socialism is insane, but that just goes to prove how moronic they are. I agree, Americans are not stupid. They will never accept any one of these idiots running. See you at the Inn. I'll save you a seat.

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      Paula 

      2 months ago from Beautiful Upstate New York

      pop & Manny.....As I read, I couldn't help but realize how familiar and repetitive the stories ring. Just varying names, places and misdeeds change, but the same kind of games of lies and manipulation go on and on. The same "bull" going on by corrupt politicians, hoping we the people are plain stupid & will fall for their attempts to distract us by intimidation.

      The better news at this point is that whether the dems want to accept it, they are destroying their sick, dangerous party. WE'RE NOT STUPID. Americans truly do know what is right and wrong....what will improve our nation and more importantly that what they say, do, push and stand for is as wrong as can possibly be.

      A massive revolt is imminent. Quite simply, the liberal insanity must be stopped. Heads must roll and accountability is more vital than ever. WE can never stop fighting..never give up.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      These women definitely don't belong in Congress, but there are also many more. Omar and Tlaib are particularly dangerous. Cortez is dangerously stupid. See you at the Inn.

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      2 months ago from Sunny Florida

      Th negativity in Washington does drive me crazy. The 2 women you lisited above do not belong in the House. They are keeping things stirred up even more now and seem to be running things instead of Pelosi. I don't know where it goes from here Pop. See you at the inn.

    • breakfastpop profile imageAUTHOR

      breakfastpop 

      2 months ago

      Dear billy,

      I'm tired of it too, but some very bad things are in the works. If illegals are given the right to vote, say good-bye to our country. If the borders are open, say good-bye to America. The Dems are doing everything possible to tear us apart. If that happens your community will suffer as we, ll despite your best efforts.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 months ago from Olympia, WA

      I think I'll just concentrate on building people up in in my community. That seems,to me, to be much more worthwhile in the long run. National politics, and the tearing down of one group in favor of another, is counter-productive for the country as a whole. Please note I never once said Democrat or Republican in that comment...there is an epidemic of negativity on both sides of the aisle, and I'm tired of it. Have a great weekend, Pop!

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