A Wise Saying – 179

The very essence of a free government consists in considering offices as public trusts, bestowed for the good of the country, and not for the benefit of an individual or a party.       John Calhoun

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Remembering 9/11/2001 On 9/11/2019

On September 11, 2001, America experienced a series of four coordinated attacks by the Islamic terrorist group known as al-Qaeda.  The attacks killed 2,996 people and injured over 6,000 others.

President Trump spoke on September 11, 2018, at Shanksville. Pennsylvania.  President Trump stated: ” We’re gathered together on these hallowed grounds to honor the memory of nearly 3,000 souls who were murdered on this day….  We’re here to pay tribute to the 40 passengers and crew members of Flight 93 who rose up, defied the enemy, took control of their destiny, and changed the course of history.  Today we mourn their loss.  We share their story. And we commemorate their incredible valor………

” We grieve together for every mother and father, sister and brother, son and daughter who was stolen from us at the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, and here in this Pennsylvania field.  We honor their sacrifice by pledging to never flinch in the face of evil and do whatever it takes to keep America safe…. ”

R. Van Conoley

 

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Black Lives Do Not Matter To Democrats

There was a tragic mass shooting in Odessa, Texas recently in which seven innocent people were killed.  The murderer was in a psychotic rage and used an illegal weapon.  I find it strange that none of the democrat presidential candidates who want to change the Second Amendment to our Constitution in order to curtail gun violence avoided asking one common sense question.  How did this man obtain his firearm ?  The media covered this story in great depth and I thought that was appropriate because it was real news and not just fake news.

In the City of Chicago this weekend seven innocent individuals were killed and 34 other individuals were injured.  These numbers are not uncommon for Chicago where so far this year 1,800 individuals have been killed by gun violence.  Surprisingly only one of the democrat presidential candidates even bothered to mention the violence in Chicago.  I also find it interesting that the news media took little notice of the Chicago murders this weekend.  Certainly it was newsworthy.

The democrat party has started and encouraged a movement called ” Black Lives Matter.”  When sane and sensible people stated that ” All Lives Matter,” the democrat party called them racists ! Saying that all human lives matter is racist !  How racist is that statement ?

Yes, there is racism in the U.S. today.  From my viewpoint, the democrat party is the party of hatred and racism.  Heine suggests that what Christian love cannot do is effected by common hatred.  Hatred has been a common unifying agent for mass political movements for over a thousand years of recorded history.  The pathological democrat party has attempted to unify people to their cause through hatred and Black racism rather than through common sense and ideas to make America a better country for all.

The bizarre buffoons of the New Socialist democrat party seem fascinated with race and ethnicity. Humorously, President Bill Clinton referred to himself as the first Black President.  The only problem is that Bill Clinton is White.  His deranged wife and former presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, seems to believe that she is a Negro !  Before the 2016 Presidential election, Ms. Clinton gave a speech using an antiquated Negro dialect ! Can anyone just imagine what would happen if a republican presidential candidate gave part of a speech using an antiquated Negro dialect ?

But the democrat wackos do not seem to ever stop with their nonsense.  Senator Elizabeth Warren claimed to be an American Indian or a Native American as it is now called.  Genetic tests proved scientifically that Ms. Warren had been lying for years and had no more genetic markers for a Native American than the average White citizen.

Clearly the main reason that the New Socialist democrat party is so obsessed with race and ethnicity is because they have no sane and sensible ideas about how to govern the United States !

While everything coming from the New democrat party is pure nonsense, the Black Lives Matter movement is a different ball game.  Black Lives Matter is pure racism and an insult to all Americans.  It is designed to instil hatred into Black citizens and divide Americans to benefit the pathological democrats.

Black on Black violence in America is a national disgrace and the democrat party will never discuss this situation.  Just look at Chicago, Baltimore, Detroit, and a number of other American cities.

If either Senator McCain or Governor Romney had succeeded in defeating Barack Obama, neither could have matched Obama’s vast and boundless ennui in regards to the poorer Black Americans.  I had great hopes that Obama would have reached out and helped poor Black Americans improve their economic situations, their educational opportunities, and helped unify them into the American Dream.

But no, Obama was too busy partying with his Hollywood elite friends and enjoying a number of luncheons with his good buddy, Warren Buffett. If the head of the Ku Klux Klan had been elected president, he could not have done less than Obama to help Black Americans in the poor regions of the U.S.

Donald Trump asked the wrong question to Black Americans when he asked: ” What have you got to lose? ” Trump should have asked: ” What have you got to gain ? ” Clearly Black Americans have gained a lot since Donald Trump became president.

Joe Biden, Barack Obama’s former bagman, seems to have some memory problems.  He recently stated to some Black citizens: ” They want to put you back in chains. ” I believe that Joe Biden will get confused while on the campaign trail and believe that he is talking to his old Senate buddy and former Klansman, Senator Robert Byrd.  Biden might finally tell the truth by imagining that he is speaking to former democrat and former Klansman, Robert Byrd.  Biden might say something like: ” Let me assure you Senator Byrd. Our party does not care anything about Black lives.  The only thing that democrats care about is Black votes for our candidates.  Our democrat party has the sense to keep the Negroes in economic and educational chains while offering to buy their votes with welfare and reparations.  Trust me Robert Byrd and if this is not true then I am not Joe Biden. ”

R. Van Conoley  ( Editor’s Note: The bizarre Irishman known as Beto, who like Ms. Warren has misidentified his ethnicity, really got my attention by posting his teeth being cleaned ! This clearly demonstrates his vast knowledge of economics and displays his in depth understanding of international relations.  I would like to advise Beto not to have a genetic test like Ms. Warren because I have a very strong feeling that he has a genetic code unknown to the planet earth ! )

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The 2020 Elections

The Democratic Party and the Republican Party view the 2020 elections differently.

In order for the republican party to attain a victory in 2020, they must accomplish two objectives: 1) The republican nominee must win 50% plus one or more votes in the electoral college ( 100% necessary ); and 2) The republican party must win at least forty-five new seats in the U.S. House in 2020 ( 100 % necessary.)

The Democrat party has demonstrated that if they maintain a majority in the House after the 2020 election, they will oppose any and all legislation supported by Donald Trump.  They will even block sensible legislation that would help all American citizens if it would harm Donald Trump.  The democrat party has based their campaign against Mr. Trump on hatred.  Pascal stated that: ” all men by nature hate each other and that love and charity are only a feint and a false image, for at bottom they are but hate.”

The democrat party under the invisible hand of Hillary Clinton has proselytized a group of extremists who have lost their individual independence in the domain of a mass political movement.  These extremists have found a new freedom–freedom to hate, bully, lie, slander, and possibly murder without shame and remorse.  They have found the right to dishonor, which according to Dostoyevsky has an irresistible fascination.

However, the American People will not vote for a democrat presidential candidate solely on the basis of a real or perceived hatred for Donald Trump.  The hatred and cruelty which have their source in selfishness are ineffectual compared with the venom and ruthlessness born of selflessness that is the mainstay of the democrat ideology.

In 2020, Trump must direct his campaign to win the presidency, but must also gain republican control of the U.S. House.  But in 2020, Trump has the power of an incumbent President.  Trump can and must make certain that highly qualified and highly respected candidates qualify for election in congressional districts in all fifty states.

Gaining and holding republican House seats in red states will be a much easier task than winning congressional seats in blue states.  The most important House races will occur in the eleven states that are purple or borderline states.

At the end of August, 2019, several media polls show that Joe Biden is leading Mr. Trump and can defeat him in the general election on November 3, 2020.  But what these polls do not show is that the democrat party is positioned so far to the left that moderates and conservatives could not support these extremist positions.

Also, the democrat party must now contend with the Mueller Report that cleared Donald Trump of all of the Russian nonsense.  The unknown factor is how many individuals will be indicted by Attorney General Barr and when will the criminal trials begin ?  It is almost inconceivable that criminal indictments will not be handed down by a federal grand jury under the direction of A.G. Barr and his assistants.  The gross misuse of the secret FISA Court by high ranking Obama partisans and Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation must be addressed for our Republic to survive.

Criminal trials in federal courts in late 2019 and throughout 2020 would have a profound impact against a corrupt democrat party in the November 3, 2020 election.  The entire purpose of the sophomoric, baseless, and psychotic attempt to impeach Donald Trump was a political attempt to ameliorate the upcoming criminal trials of corrupt democratic operatives.

Trump has a clear road to victory in 2020.  California, Oregon, and the state of Washington are three democratically controlled states.  These three states have a very serious problem with their homeless populations.  Homeless people live in open view and in public places in these three states.  Disease, trash, and garbage and even human waste surround these illegal habitats.  Republican and moderate voters are appalled by this situation.  The democratic party can not justify this situation.  Donald Trump, with his superior oratorical skills, will speak directly to the citizens of these three blue states in a number of political rallies in 2020.  A lot of blue congressional seats could turn red in this area in 2020.

R. Van Conoley ( Remember when Trump was being condemned for saying the word “pussy” on a secret recording, he did not flinch. He invited a number of women to a pre-debate show where Juanita Broaddrick stated: ” Mr. Trump may have said some bad words, but Bill Clinton raped me and Hillary Clinton threatened me.” ) I wonder when the Clintons, who live in a glass house, will finally learn not to throw stones ?

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Ilhan Omar’s and Jeff Epstein’s Sex Videos

Just when Americans thought that the fake news media in the United States could not get any worse, the fake and sleazy news media proved them wrong once again.

A “grocery store tabloid” known as ” The Universal Planet ” broke a story about Representative Ilhan Omar.  Beth Mynett, 55, submitted divorce papers in a Washington, D.C. Superior Court on Tuesday, August 27, 2019.  Beth Mynett stated that her husband, Tim Mynett, was having a sexual relationship with Representative Ilhan Omar and she wanted a divorce.

The “Universal Planet” learned that Ilhan Omar and Tim Mynett had recorded several of their sexual sessions on a CD.  The Planet obtained a copy of the sex video by paying Omar’s alleged Uncle $ 500,000.00

The Planet plans to sell limited copies of this video titled: ” The Squirting Fountain- Starring Ilhan Omar. ” But wait, there is much more.  The Planet will include a sex video of former Governor Bill Richardson having sexual intercourse with porn star Betty Bottoms.  The Richardson sex video was filmed at Jeff Epstein’s sex island resort.

The Planet is offering both of these videos as a package deal for only $ 300. Supplies are limited and available only to individuals over the age of 21.

Also, the Planet stated that they had obtained 807 sexually explicit videos purchased from two top level FBI administrators.  The two FBI administrators made copies of the sex videos obtained when the FBI recently entered Jeff Epstein’s residences and confiscated 1,236 sex videos.

The Planet plans to sell copies of the confiscated FBI sex videos to readers who have their yearly subscription price of $200.00 current in their accounts.  The Planet was able to obtain these 807 videos from the FBI administrators for $ 800,000.00  But that is not all ! The Planet plans to publish the exclusive stories from these two FBI agents as soon as the agents are relocated in Switzerland.  The Planet has obtained information from reliable sources that these two FBI agents had been “tipped off ” that they will soon be indicted by a federal grand jury on sixteen criminal counts of actions that were designed to harm President Donald Trump and his family and his business associates.

The two FBI administrators plan to continue selling drugs to American citizens by coordinating their narcotics operations from Zurich in conjunction with the international drug cartels.

The Planet guarantees that these videos are good enough to die for.

R. Van Conoley

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A Taxing Problem

I always pay my federal income taxes on time.  I do not mind paying the taxes so much as I despise the way the federal government misuses our tax dollars.  I do not believe that I am smarter or better than any of my fellow American citizens.  However, my maternal grandfather grew up on a farm in Western Georgia and he along with his nine other brothers were poor.  My grandfather, along with his nine brothers, went to college and my grandfather along with his nine brothers all obtained doctorate degrees. My grandfather’s brothers would be my great uncles.  Two of my great uncles had doctorates in divinity. Three had M.D. degrees in various fields.  My grandfather obtained his doctorate in Latin and foreign languages.  The remaining great uncles obtained degrees in dentistry.

My mother was my grandfather’s only daughter.  So it is understandable that my mother strongly encouraged me to attend college.  Over time, I obtained five college and university degrees.

My second graduate degree was a degree in business administration ( MBA ). To obtain my MBA Degree, I had to take one graduate course in graduate accounting and one graduate course in federal tax law and a lot of other courses.   I mention this because for the past nine years I have paid a qualified accountant to create the labyrinthine and arcane form that I must file yearly with my wife known as the 1040 Tax Form.  I use an accountant because the 1040 Form has become so complex that I can not complete this form by myself in spite of having a graduate degree in business.

But federal taxes are not the only taxes that I have to pay.  Today I opened a letter mailed to me by the Volusia County Taxing authority.  A county tax form is relatively simple compared to the federal 1040 Form.  Like the federal form, there are areas on the county tax form that I consider fair and reasonable.  Also, there are areas that that are not just in my view.

Having sought public office several times and having been elected to my local city council, I learned how local taxation operates and basic rules and regulations for the preparation of city and county budgets.    After reading and studying my “2019 Notice of Proposed Property Taxes and Non-Ad Valorem Assessments,” I thought about going to the county seat (DeLand) and asking for a copy of several of the Budgets that I know are questionable.  After a few moments of contemplation, I decided that my days of political activism must be curtailed.  When I was younger, I was glad that I had the opportunity and courage to attempt to create a better and more just government on the city, county, state and federal levels.

No, I decided that a new group of politically active individuals would work for a better and more just society.  As I gaze at the political landscape in the U.S., I am amazed especially at the New Democratic Party.  This new Socialist Party wishes to give full health care benefits to individuals who enter our country illegally.  Also, this Socialist Party wishes to take guns from law abiding citizens while ignoring the increasing murder rates of young minority citizens in many of our largest cities where law abiding citizens are prohibited from owning a gun.

The world is amazingly different from when I turned 21 and registered as a Democrat.  Today, as an independent, I am pleased to learn that recent college graduates who seem unable to get a real job have all the answers to all of the world’s problems.  I bet  that about 40% of the recent college graduates can even read on about the eighth grade level and maybe half of those can understand calculus or other areas of mathematics.

R. Van Conoley

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Projection of Electoral Votes For 2020 as of 7/31/2019 (Presidential 2020)

As of 7/31/2019, Sanityandsense.com projects that there are eleven states that are presently designated as purple states or borderline states.  The states now projected as borderline for the 2020 Presidential election are: 1) Arizona, 2) Nevada, 3) Colorado, 4) Virginia, 5) Pennsylvania, 6) New Hampshire, 7) Maine, 8) Michigan, 9) Wisconsin, 10) Minnesota, and 11) Florida.

As of 7/31/2019, this website calculates the Democratic Presidential candidate with 186 electoral votes.

As of 7/31/2019, this website calculates the Republican Presidential candidate with 220 electoral votes.

As of 7/31/2019, there are 132 electoral votes in eleven states that are undecided or purple and too close to call.

Florida was moved to the list of purple states since the projection made on 6/30/2019.  Florida is a state with a history of very close elections in Presidential elections.  Miami-Dade County and Broward County are the two most populous counties in the state of Florida.  These two counties are in Southeast Florida and Miami-Dade’s voter rolls presently have 378,411 registered republicans and 601,717 registered Democrats with 453,944 registered as NPA.  Broward County has 250,568 registered republicans and 592,808 registered democrats with 332,913 registered as NPA.

Note that Broward County has twice as many registered democrats as registered republicans.  There is no question that Broward County with a 2 to 1 advantage of democrats to republicans will deliver many more votes to the democratic candidate.

However, the Panhandle in Northwestern Florida will deliver more votes to the republican candidate.  The best projection for Florida is far too close to call for either party at this time.

R. Van Conoley

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To My Loyal Readers

I have enjoyed writing articles for this website for nine years.  There is a fee that I must pay on a yearly basis in order to have this platform.  I pay on a yearly basis and I decide each year if I wish to renew my website.

In the past it has been relatively easy. I just called the website phone number and in a few minutes a real person came on line to talk with me and to encourage me to purchase more products that I neither wanted or needed.  However, I was always polite and listened carefully to the individual’s sales pitch.  Then I declined all these unneeded new options and renewed my website for another year.

I have called several times in the past few weeks and have listened to a long and somewhat strange message that required me to press numerous numbers to speak to someone.  After pressing an unusually large number of prompts, I was informed that my wait time would be 28 minutes.  I have a great deal of patience for important things in life, but it is beyond the pale  to wait for a half hour on a cell phone in order to speak to a person.  So I tried again and the wait time was 60 minutes.  My wait time limit is about five minutes.  So, I never got to speak to a real person and this may result in the demise of my website.

Many years ago while working on my B.A. Degree, I was asked by a professor if I would like to work in an independent study program for four semester hours of college credit in the field of psychology.  Obviously this professor had a higher view of my intelligence than I did because independent study courses were only offered to the brightest and the best.  I agreed and worked with a professor on the inchoate and somewhat arcane field of learning theory and psycholinguists.  In simple terms this means I studied how people learn and how people communicate.

My work confirmed what I had already figured out and that was that people really have a hard time communicating with each other.  I was required to learn and apply some really high powered mathematical equations to justify my conclusion that human communication is complex and too often misunderstood.

This research was done before the time when people had personal computers in their houses because PC’s were not yet on the market.  Today the misuse and unwise use of electronic devises, in my view, makes communication much harder.  When I called my website to complete a simple business transaction, there message went something like this: ” Welcome to our automatic system. Press one if you are calling to actualize your domain; Press 2 if you have an existing website; Press 3 if you would like to increase your customer base; Press 4 if you are a midget; Press 5 if you speak Chinese; Press 6 if you believe in Jesus; Press 7 if you do not believe in Jesus; Press 8 if you are a Serbo-Croat; Press 9 if you are troubled by your sexuality; Press 10 if you are a White Nationalist; Press 11 if you are living in the U.S. or the Solomon Islands; etc. etc. Press 130 if you really believe that you will ever get to speak to a real person. Press star to hear this message again.  The wait time is approximately 42 minutes. ”

R. Van Conoley  ( So gentle readers, if this website disappears in September, I would like to thank you humbly for your loyal readership.  If the website is still available in September, it would mean that I actually got to speak to a real person. )

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Understanding Jeffrey Epstein And The Vatican

Flight logs show that from 2001 to 2003, former President Bill Clinton flew on Epstein’s private plane 26 times.  The press named the plane ” The Lolita Express. ”

Now if you are wondering how Epstein got away with his nefarious actions for so very long, this website suggests that on the homepage you type VATICAN into the search space and then click go. A list of 29 articles will appear relating to the longstanding sexual abuse of children by pedophile Catholic priests.

The very fact that pedophile Catholic priests and higher level members of the Catholic Church have been molesting children for more than 50 years speaks very clearly to this issue.  The failure of U.S. authorities to act forcefully against the Catholic Church in the U.S. clearly demonstrates that the justice system in the U.S. will place political concerns over the moral dictates of our legal system.

R. Van Conoley  ( The evil of child sexual abuse by the Catholic Church has been a model for sexual abuse of children by other individuals.  I find it so very strange that the longstanding sexual abuse of children by pedophile priests was not even mentioned in regards to the Epstein tragedy !  I thank President Donald Trump for banning Jeffrey Epstein from Mar a Lago many years ago.  It speaks well for Donald Trump’s character.)

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A Wise Saying – Part 178

A member of Parliament said to Disraeli : ”  Sir, you will either die on the gallows or of some unspeakable disease.”  Disraeli responded: ” Sir, that depends on whether I embrace your policies or your mistress. “

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