The election of President Trump was, along with Brexit, one of the great events, not only of 2016, but of the decade. He remains one of those very few politicians who govern both with common sense and in the interests of the people, considerations which have, in these supposedly advanced and enlightened times, been abandoned by most of the political class.
Being one of the few commentators who concluded, both on their programs and on the likelihood of their implementing them, that Donald Trump was vastly preferable to Hillary Clinton, I am reassured to see that he is the only leader in office who not only accepts there exists a pincer of evil designed for the purpose of destroying Western civilisation but who is determined to overcome this. He is thus a worthy successor to the accolade ‘Leader of the Free World’, notwithstanding those ludicrous attempts to replace him with Angela Merkel, despite her energy follies and her throwing open Europe’s borders.
On one side of this pincer of evil, we find an updated Marxist ideology, hidden under a staggering variety of fashionable and often apparently deranged − but never harmless − new dogmas. An Australian example is the so-called ‘Safe Schools’ program, the aim of which derives from Engels, the destruction of the traditional family. Underneath this cacophony of programs, plans, theories, fashions and fads is the same old-fashioned Marxism; Marxism from the pens of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Stalin and Mao. This is notwithstanding the fact that, like its bastard progeny, Nazism (National Socialism), this ideology has been proven to be, everywhere and at all times, a loathsome, wicked and inhuman failure. As such, it has been responsible for the deaths of 100 million and the ruination of the lives of hundreds of millions more. And yet this same vile Marxism, updated and camouflaged, is obtaining remarkable, indeed unbelievable, success in furthering its fundamental and eternal aim, the destruction of Western economies and their underlying civil societies which have been essential to our success and happiness. And in their place we are to have a centralised, globalised, all-powerful, utopian authority, administered by the usual elites, a sort of Human Rights Commission writ large.
The increasing success of this suicidal mission has been greatly advanced by the long march of the elites through the institutions, schools and universities, courts, political parties, the media and even that corps of crony capitalist CEOs who eschew the competitive marketplace for political favour and condescension.
The principal weapon against our economies, designed to impoverish us and to turn us into third world states on the Argentinean and Venezuelan models, remains the pseudo-science of global warming. This is notwithstanding the hiatus in warming extending over almost two decades which has tellingly coincided with a massive increase in man’s CO2 emissions.
This must be the hiatus whose origin was somewhat belatedly claimed by Barrack Obama, who in defeating Mrs Clinton for the Democratic nomination on 3 June 2008 at St Pauls, Minnesota, solemnly declared, Urbi et Orbi and no doubt by autocue, that future generations would say that ‘this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal’. Global warming indeed.
In conformity with the Obama declaration, but all alone among the world’s leaders, President Trump has now acted to end the undermining of the US economy by unilaterally withdrawing from the Paris Agreement. He pointed out, consistent with research by Bjorn Lomborg, who is no denier, that even if all countries did what they promised to do by the end of the century, future warming would be reduced by only 0.17 degree Celsius, and at the cost of trillions of dollars. This predictably resulted in a chorus of objection by the other political leaders who have rolled over and accepted this fashionable fraud, even if it impoverishes their people and destroys their countries. The news was presented as another justification for, if not impeachment, a declaration of his incapacity under the Twenty-fifth Amendment. In the meantime, there is only one way Australia can escape from the increasing destruction being waged on our economy through the massive and pointless increases in the price of energy imposed by the Turnbull government. This is that the Liberal backbench bed-wetters will, as the 30th Newspoll approaches, be thrown into yet another self-interested panic and return Tony Abbott to the leadership. Only then will it be possible to stop Labor, who have learnt absolutely nothing from the massive profligacy and incompetence of the Rudd-Gillard-Rudd governments, from forming the next government. An Abbott victory will probably only be achievable with the support and preferences of Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives, growing as it occupies the field of Menziean principle abandoned by the Turnbull-Photios axis, and aided of course by Pauline Hanson’s One Nation.
So much for the economic side of the pincer of evil. On the other side are the militant Islamists whose principal weapon is to terrorise the civilian population into surrender. To a great extent subsidised by the innocent populace who are their victims, they were imported into Western countries by negligent, incompetent and short-sighted politicians, too often as electoral fodder and under yet another fashionable dogma, open borders. The worst instance of this was by German Chancellor Merkel, who recently admitted over one million ‘refugees’, mostly males of military age. Once again, it is President Trump who is prepared to fight to seal the borders, although his attempts to do so have so far been thwarted by left-wing politician-judges slipped into office by the Obama administration, with the Republican Senate establishment inexplicably failing to exercise its veto. He will also keep the Guantánamo Bay prison so that captured terrorists cannot return to their evil practices.
Given that the United States is at war, the President will no doubt consider further action, including internment as a preventative measure. Of course the politician-judges will oppose this, but as further vacancies occur, he will do what he did with the Supreme Court, and fill them with real judges who will apply the law and not a left-wing political agenda.