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Dem “Rebound” is an August Mirage

AMAC Exclusive – By Barry Casselman

Democrats

We are now at the stage of the political cycle when, as often happens in the words of the old aphorism, “things are not what they seem.”

What seems to be a pause, or even a little reversal, of the precipitous decline in voter favorability for President Joe Biden, his administration, and Democrats up for election in November, is more likely a mirage born of hype, wishful thinking, and momentary phenomena.

There is considerable emotional motivation for desperate Democrats and anxious Republicans to embrace or fear this mirage as the prospect of a political “red wave” had seemed on all sides to be increasingly inevitable.

Although gasoline prices have declined a bit, they are still high. Although unemployment is still relatively low, inflation is continuing steadily and productivity is down. The stock market is now in “bear” territory and most Americans have therefore seen their net worth via their IRAs and pension funds decline. Recent small rallies do not make a “bull” market. And hopes to avoid a recession or any economic downturn have been, and continue to be, dashed by the fiscal policies and actions of the Biden administration and the Democrat controlled Congress, such as raising taxes, issuing more regulations, restricting energy production, and heavier government deficit spending — all of which work against economic growth and recovery. Big businesses are not hurting as much as small businesses, many of which have closed or face closure. There are now millions of unhappy small business owners.

After having been mostly out of sight due to a bout with COVID-19, some polls show a small rise recently in Mr. Biden’s numbers, and some vulnerable Democrat candidates have seen their poll numbers improve as well, but the basic dissatisfaction of voters, especially Republicans, independents, and ethnic and working class voters – many of whom had previously voted Democrat – remains strong.

Democrats’ hopes were initially lifted when the U.S. Supreme Court reversed Roe vs. Wade — thinking that pro-choice women would forget their economic dissatisfaction in November and rush to the polls on the Democrat side. A recent Kansas ballot vote preventing the state legislature from abolishing abortion rights was ballyhooed as evidence of this. But the Kansas vote only demonstrates the fact that the Supreme Court did not abolish abortion rights, but turned the issue back to the individual states. Ardent pro-choice voters usually turn out in all elections, as do ardent pro-lifers. Polling continues to indicate many other voters hold economic concerns higher than social issues.

The raid on former President Trump’s Florida home by the FBI, even if there is a technical justification, has been a public relations disaster. Denied a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court in 2016, Biden Attorney General Merrick Garland seems willing to participate in the not-so-secret effort by his party to push Mr. Trump out of the way through criminal indictment — in a manner that even many anti-Trump Republicans and even some Democrats have deplored.

Having finally passed a major government spending bill, Democrats assert a big victory for President Biden and his administration, and assume it will invigorate voters to go to the polls for their candidates in November. But the legislation, despite its misleading title, is likely ultimately very inflationary, and some of its parts, such as hiring more than 80,000 additional IRS agents, are not likely to be cheered by most voters. The valid need to improve the IRS, now far behind in processing tax returns, was clearly there, but Democrats, as is often the case, overdid the creation of new bureaucrats, transforming a legitimate idea into a political loser. Like the Democrat passage of Obamacare a decade ago, a seeming legislative achievement could boomerang at the polls.

As former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich recently pointed out, a large GOP tide or tsunami is not yet inevitable.

Donald Trump’s impact, positive or negative, on the election is not yet clear.

But the political mirages so far appearing in August, and Democrats’ wishful thinking arising from them, do not yet negate or stop the powerful wave now still forming in the sea some distance from the November shore.


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Donald Christian
2 months ago

At this point I do not know whom or what to believe.

Cc
3 months ago

November is not in the bag.We must get past the “true believers” in the democrats with the vote and also the beat the cheating system. Cheaters belong in prison like
Menard federal prison in Illinois. One session with Claude should remind them about truth and honor l. Hitler said it best!!! We said” tell a lie enough times and the people will believe it. Sounds present day.

Gloria H
2 months ago
Reply to  Cc

W must get past the machines that, built by Soros to make sure democrat win, are removed and dismantled never to be used again.

Charles Ray
3 months ago

Republicans will drop down to 46-47 seats in the Senate, and wind up with no more than 228 in the House. Democrats are insane and incompetent, but a solid majority of Americans aren’t really interested in establishing the Fourth Reich.

TedTheGreat
3 months ago
Reply to  Charles Ray

^^^ Stupid comment of the day

Charles Ray
3 months ago
Reply to  TedTheGreat

Thanks for the screenshot. See you in November.

Ed J
3 months ago
Reply to  Charles Ray

Don’t know what you have been smoking, but you better go back to your dealer and buy all that he has since it seems you are into some really good stuff!

Charles Ray
3 months ago
Reply to  Ed J

Polls. Reading them. And then watching Democrat turnout in primaries. Again, see you in November.

MJB
3 months ago
Reply to  Charles Ray

Didn’t know Demonrats could read!

Mike
3 months ago
Reply to  Charles Ray

Amazing that you are watching the polls.Polls of stupidity! Turn on CSPAN to see what people think. Then go to your grocery store and buy some food. $100 bill up in smoke or barely a plastic bag of food. You choose! Have a car buy some gas. Riding the bus either electric or diesal..even a cable ar needs electricity and thats skyrocketing. If you have a deed check out prices to keep it afloat. Thinking of buying a home check out morgage rates aside from cost to build; Need to visit the doctor: your OBlame-O care drove those prices through the roof. Gotta choose betwen your bus pass or ride your scooter or battery bike GO for a WALK to see how small business is doing- boarded up windows and dead-bolted doors. Lastly get your head out of your ARSE!

Troy Savage
3 months ago

Tidal waves are usually only 18-36 inches high above the water, but they run DEEP. This tsunami will run very deep and will be very devastating

Mardi
3 months ago

I’ve ‘agreed’ with several posts and each time Amac says I’ve already weighed in. No I have not. I hadn’t even read this until today!

CheraMom Evans
3 months ago
Reply to  Mardi

Same here.

Greg Daniels
3 months ago

Democrats are simply trying to rouse their apathetic voters (and they have many) to come out in November.

Larkenson
3 months ago

Every White country on earth is supposed to become multicultural and multiracial. EVERY White country is expected to end its own RACE and end its own culture. No one asks that of ANY non-White country. All this immigration and assimilation i.e interracial marriages is for EVERY White country and ONLY White countries. Multiculturalism is a codeword for White Genocide.

fredwriter1961
3 months ago

Polls are like a menstrual cycle-violent and unpredictible

George Dixon
3 months ago

Democrats have to poll as viable, still in the race, or vote fraud will be too obvious.

DC Goodman
3 months ago

Fact: the polls are manufactured by deep staters seeking approval from their deep state masters. Believe nothing in polls. I’m surprised this article gives any credibility to them.

vince foster
3 months ago

In the Soviet Union, Pravda knew they were lying, the people knew they were lying and Pravda knew the people knew they were lying. In the U.S. the media knows they are lying, not all the people know the are lying and the media thinks the people don’t know the are lying. That is why the U.S. media is in a death spiral. As more people wake up to the fact that the media is lying, the media has to fabricate ever more elaborate lies to convince the remaining few who still believe them which in turn causes ever more people to stop believing them.

MJB
3 months ago
Reply to  vince foster

Hope President Trump runs again with Governor DeSantis running for VP. We can all sit back and watch the national news media go apoplectic!

Balzar Freezenov
3 months ago

its conditioning, so that at 2am when 70% of the mail in votes go for the Democrat candidate, a lot of the sheep won’t question it.

papayec
3 months ago

There is not “technical justification” or any other kind of justification for the Gestapo-esque FBI raid on PRESIDENT Trump’s home.

Mario Capparuccini
3 months ago
Reply to  papayec

Very true.

MJB
3 months ago
Reply to  papayec

Wish these people would take as much interest in helping American Citizens as they do with their Trump obsession!

Sean Rickman
3 months ago

Before obama I was an independent voter,but after the”BULL EXHAUST”that this sidewinder pulled I am totally an anti democRAT.This entity is by far not the only democRAT that is slimy.I am not real happy with the Republicans.Except for a few,a lot of the Republicans don’t stand up against the democRAT corruption,which has run rampant.

Henry
3 months ago
Reply to  Sean Rickman

Exactly !

MJB
3 months ago
Reply to  Sean Rickman

Better late than never.

Kim
3 months ago

Unfortunately, and I knew this the minute it happened, when the Supreme Court overturned Roe, they did more to help the democrats this November than anything else that anyone could do for them. The Governor’s races will be affected the most, which is bad news because we all saw just how much power the governors have, during covid.

MJB
3 months ago
Reply to  Kim

SCOTUS made the right decision with Roe vs. Wade, well with exception of the two activists. There’s so many issues Democrats have failed with that Roe really won’t matter. You’ve heard the story about the boy who cried wolf. Demonrats will continue to spew their usual garbage only America will be sending them a message loud and clear sooner than they think. Unfortunately we have too many Rinos, especially in the Senate. Can’t take that for granted. Best is the Demonrats running as populists in some key states.
Tim Ryan, who votes 100% with the wicked witch of the west, is trying to take Rob Portman’s seat. These people will lie, cheat, and steal right to our faces. People need to keep their eyes wide open and vote for R’s!

Jon W Kirsch
3 months ago

The IRS did NOT need 87,000 more people to increase their ability to process returns! I am sure there is so much waste in their processes that IF these were found and changed, THEN there would be plenty of time with the present agents. It is called Toyota Production system, or Lean Manufacturing, or Lean government, Lean Health Care, etc. I did this for many years and every business, manufacturer, government department that I worked with increased their efficiency by at least 30% and up to 60% for a couple government agencies. Time to expose the waste and get rid of it! There are plenty of people out there that know this system – I am retired!!!!

Greasemaker
3 months ago
Reply to  Jon W Kirsch

I bet they are all Black also!

BOB
3 months ago
Reply to  Greasemaker

No, but word is they may be armed.

Elena
3 months ago
Reply to  Greasemaker

I read they were hiring illegals for many IRS positions but I don’t have any confirmation wether this is true or not. It could be just a joke.

Theotis
3 months ago
Reply to  Jon W Kirsch

The IRS has the ability to process refunds right now, without any additional resources. As any business owner will tell you, one of the first signs that a customer/debtor is in financial distress is slow pay on their bills. Simply put, Uncle Sam can’t afford to pay on time, so he doesn’t.

Morbious
3 months ago

Never underestimate dem robots stupidity. A little dem robot bewilderment does not mean they will vote R. This isnt 1980. So its still going to be close. Thats the fact after half a century of lefty influence in schools and media. Also never doubt the tricks up their sleeve to be rolled out in October.

Mike S
3 months ago

The die is cast. The red wave is coming and there is nothing the damn democrats can do about it. They’ve successfully driven a wedge between Americans rather than bringing them together. They’ve alienated Americans who have a different point of view. They’ve catered to the needs of fringe anti-American groups rather than the God-fearing majority who love this country. They’ve got to go NOW while there is still an America worth saving. Once they are, it’ll be our turn to investigate and incarcerate law-breaking Democrats wholesale!!

anna hubert
3 months ago
Reply to  Mike S

If only you were right. may Lord save us from whatever they have up their sleeve

papayec
3 months ago
Reply to  Mike S

Sadly, you greatly underestimate the cunning and villainy of the Stalinist Democratic Party.

Foot
3 months ago
Reply to  Mike S

What part of Trump’s reign was designed to bring us together? Was it be afraid of anyone who doesn’t look like you? Or maybe those living in s hole cities deserve what they get? Or maybe rough up anyone who doesn’t agree with you? Or, we lost and we will have a peaceful change of power – oh wait, that didn’t happen either.

Mickster
3 months ago
Reply to  Foot

I am afraid you are wrong. Let me explain. I used to be a Dem voter through and through. That was the time the Dems cared about the working classes regardless of who they are. Then, they pivoted to fringe groups for the vote. When Trump assumed his presidency, the very same unleashed the most disgusting and frankly, evil, false narrative to bring Trump down. The reason people voted for Trump was not skin color, but a solid reaction against the very elites of both parties who had assumed too much power over our lives. Just look at the ridiculous, and eye-opening, raid on Trump’s home. They say Trump is a criminal. But, the truth is, Trump ripped off the veneer of politics as normal exposing a putrid and sordid chasm of elitism. That is why the elites decided to raid Trump’s home.

Linda Baker
3 months ago
Reply to  Mike S

Key word – incarcerate. Not just hold endless hearings and investigations to be aired with so much posturing. Complete the process! Don’t cave and back off especially the first time the race card is pulled.

James J
3 months ago

obozo wait till after the election when I can move more freely mr. putin, clinton epstein island I did not have sex with that woman, biden a moron 50 years of stupidity my son is the smartest person I know.. China Owns the U.S. they let us destroy ourselves and laugh

Jeb
3 months ago

This entire midterm election is tied to if and only if elections procedures have been repaired and who is counting the votes.

Nick Patriot
3 months ago
Reply to  Jeb

That’s a mighty BIG “if”, sir!

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