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Democrats Will Face Consequences for Looting the Middle Class

AMAC Exclusive – By Seamus Brennan

As Americans head to the polls Tuesday, every indication suggests inflation will be the top issue on the minds of voters—and that if a red wave materializes (as is widely expected), Democrats will largely have their own exorbitant spending bills to blame. But it’s not just the amount of money Democrats have spent, but how they have spent it, and from whom they have taken it. Over the past two years, Democrats have looted the Middle Class to pay off their political allies, setting the stage for a catastrophic election cycle.

Most Americans would likely agree that if inflation were the result of something truly important—like funding a World War III victory or even building a 21st century version of the interstate highway system—voters could have good faith conversations about whether that inflation was worth the cost. But the inflation Americans are facing today, of course, is no such thing. Instead, Americans are struggling to feed their families because Democrats are flushing voters’ money straight into the pockets of far-left interest groups so that they can indulge their wildest fantasies and bribe their activist voting base.

Biden’s 2021 COVID “stimulus” package is a prime example. The bill was brimming with wasteful spending oriented towards some of the far left’s most prized policy goals. $50 million of the $1.9 trillion bill went to the Environmental Protection Agency for so-called “environmental justice” and “environmental infrastructure” programs; $783.5 million in stimulus checks went to convicted criminals; $30 million went to so-called “smoking kits” for crack addicts; and more than $4 billion went to illegal aliens. These were just a few of the ridiculous expenditures in that gargantuan, inflation-causing bill.

But this barely scratches the surface of the outrageous litany of left-wing policies that Americans are now funding. K-12 schools have received an unfathomable $130 billion in taxpayer dollars in COVID relief money, which has been used for practically every pet project imaginable, including to indoctrinate students with Critical Race Theory and radical gender ideology. The massive infusion of COVID cash has been used for countless other ridiculous causes: Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser spent $3 million to paint and rename the “Black Lives Matter plaza” near the White House. Democrat city officials in Alexandria, Virginia, used $120,000 to update its tourism website. According to the Associated Press, Democrats in Broward County, Florida, used $140 million for a luxurious spa and hotel. And Democrats in Cleveland, Ohio, created a $6 million slush fund for each city council member to use however they wanted.

Perhaps most devastatingly for the economy, Biden’s so-called “American Rescue Plan” spent a whopping $400 million on paying Americans not to work, worsening an already alarming labor shortage that poured more fuel on the inflation fires. Furthermore, Democrats’ Green New Deal agenda has resulted in immeasurable harm to the millions of energy workers in the fossil fuel industry—even as heating and gas costs for normal Americans continue to skyrocket. All of this added cost is pure wasted, stolen from the Middle Class to fund Democrats’ environmental extremist allies. To make matters worse, these very energy policies are exacerbating inflationary pressures by driving up prices even further and keeping energy workers out of the workforce.

The left has continued to ransack the Middle Class through Biden’s highly unpopular action on student debt forgiveness, which has worsened the already wide gap between wealthy Democrats and Middle Class Americans. Though Biden and others in the Democratic Party have insisted mass debt cancellation will have no inflationary effects, in reality, the onus for the debt cancellation will fall squarely on American taxpayers, many of whom either already paid off their student debts or did not take out student loans in the first place.

By every indication, the left’s pattern of reckless spending binges and contempt toward the Middle Class is a winning issue for Republicans. A handful of recent TV ads has effectively called the left’s looting of Americans to attention: in August, for instance, American Action Network launched a one-minute ad urging voters to “stop Biden’s bailout for rich kids,” featuring footage of blue-collar workers lamenting the reality that their hard work is going to “pay off some other guy’s debt.” A similar ad sponsored by Our American Century targeted endangered Senator Raphael Warnock (D-GA) for his stated intention to cancel $50,000 in student debt—which would mean, in the words of the ad’s narrator, that “working class folks in Georgia that have been busting their hump for 25 years would be forced to pay off the gender studies degree for the bartender with blue hair.”

No matter how persistently Democrats might claim that their series of gigantic spending bills are vital for economic recovery and the wellbeing of the American people, the facts paint a decidedly different picture. In reality, the American Middle Class is not incurring these massive price tags for World War II-level conflicts that require extraordinary levels of financial sacrifice. Instead, the American people’s suffering comes from being asked to subsidize Democrat interest groups and far-left utopian schemes.

As Americans head to the voting booth, they will surely not forget why they have endured unprecedented levels of economic suffering—and why inflation is here in the first place. In the end, the Democratic Party is the party of looters—and the only way to stop the large-scale theft of the Middle Class is to vote them out.


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Tom, of Texas
2 months ago

No, they will not. The middle class keeps voting commie.

edward
2 months ago

NO THEY WONT! There are too many “USEFUL IDIOTS” out there who dont get it.

MariaRose
2 months ago

50% of the voters still haven’t realized that Biden and the Democrats are ruining our current financial situation and ignoring the long-range picture. Like the children who think they won the event, they are too busy celebrating that they won the day to see anything. So next time, they get their car broken into or have parts stolen from it, or have to deal with gun shootings down the block or their newly purchased item is snatched right out of their hands by someone in the mall or there’s a homeless person using the local bus stop as a residence or the most shocking maybe–the favorite coffee drink at Starbucks is now over $10. Perhaps they might realize it when no one is giving them any sympathy and the police will merely make a report on the incident. They gained nothing.

Joe Rea
2 months ago

Unfortunately, the voters did not reject the Democrats as they should have. As of now Republicans did pick up some House seats but control of the House is still in Doubt. Voters in Pennsylvania decided to support the free spending Schumer Senate and the voters in Arizona and Georgia ( subject to a possible runoff ) seem to be doing the same. We had hoped that the voters would have said Enough Already Stop the madness. But too many said keep doing to us what you are doing. The voters of Pennsylvania Arizona and Georgia will get what they deserve. Unfortunately the rest of us get what those voters deserve.

PaulE
2 months ago
Reply to  Joe Rea

That sums things up quite well. It is quite clear the people who voted for Democrats need to experience far more pain from the wonderful Democrat policies they support, before they will consider a more rational change. Unfortunately, the rest of us get to suffer with them.

MariaRose
2 months ago
Reply to  PaulE

We need to find a way to make them experience the pain of their decision, instead of thinking they are getting benefits.

Susan London
2 months ago
Reply to  PaulE

You are absolutely right. The scary part is Biden and the elite, rich democrats are well on their way to destroy the middle class. Biden and his cronies have two more years to complete total destruction of the middle class.

Nancy
2 months ago

When do you think the elite politicians will pay for destroying the middle class

PaulE
2 months ago
Reply to  Nancy

Never. When has any high ranking Democrat ever been truly held to account for the destruction they have caused. The worse that ever happens is they get an early retirement with full benefits and then they land a lucrative book or commentor gig on one of the MSM networks for the big bucks.

LONE WOLF
3 months ago

When the Democrats decide to cheat in the midterms, all hell is going to break out across the nation! I’m tired of a bunch of thieves, cheaters, criminals, traitors and corrupt individuals destroying our country and stealing our money. They (THE DEMOCRATS) think that they are above the law but, that doesn’t include VIGILANTE LAW. Watching them dangling by their necks in a town square somewhere would make me very happy! Let’s get it done!

Centurion
3 months ago
Reply to  LONE WOLF

Love that idea.

Kelly
3 months ago

United We Stand Biden We Fall

Walter Rose
3 months ago

I just want take over of the House and Senate.. Let’s get under control and KARMA for the Democrats can come. We also need to put a clamp on Presidential Orders.. this isn’t a dictatorship and Biden hasn’t the mental faculties so I wonder who is pulling the strings.

Morbious
3 months ago

Theres a very big difference between what should happen and what’s likely. What should happen is millions of sleepwalkers wake up to the harsh realities of dem rule. At the same time, those who were awakened by carter, obama or now biden should stay awake long enough to force change. Whats likely is R victory in the house but not the senate. Maybe the senate by one. Even so, the turtle has zero desire to challenge the dems. Same with macarthy. It might come down to millions of people of both parties marching in arctic parkas in February demanding an end to green idiocy. People are somewhat motivated right now. Three or four hundred dollar heating bills will be even more motivating.

PaulE
3 months ago
Reply to  Morbious

Yes, getting the typical Democrat voter to stay “awake” for any extended period of time is problematic at best and impossible at worst. Their attention span just isn’t there, they still don’t comprehend the full scope of what the Democrat party wants to achieve and they need a constant input of pain from all these lousy Democrat socialist policies to remain focused.

I see John Kerry is now proposing a new global carbon tax scheme on the G7 countries, with the United States (meaning us the American taxpayer) being on the hook for 66 to 75 percent of it as that is the demand from European leaders. Based in the numbers being thrown about in Egypt this week, the United States would need to pay $2.5 to $3 Trillion dollars per year into a U.N. fund, so the poor countries of Africa and South America can get fully subsidized wind and solar energy instead of going the coal, natural gas and oil route on their own. It doesn’t take a math wiz to figure out the American taxpayer would have to paymany thousands more a year, every year in additional taxes to fund such a U.N. administered boondoggle.

I agree with you that it will ultimately come down to several million people needing to show their displeasure with the inside the beltway crowd for anything to materially change. Not sure there are still enough non-sheep left in the country to do that though. I’m personally shocked the American public has tolerated the one crisis after another of the last 22 months without any serious pushback. I would have expected mass protests to have started many, many months ago. People just seem to roll over and accept the pain.

johnh
3 months ago

I think that Democrats want to lose elections, why else would Biden come out couple of days ago & admit publicly that “There will be no more drilling & I will close down all coal mines/plants” . Biden does not have a clue on what provides electricity in this country —- and solar & wind farms are a very small percent & have their own enviro problems. I think Biden lost millions of votes with this statement this weekend.

PaulE
3 months ago
Reply to  johnh

Any time Biden speaks off script, he has a tendency to repeat what he has no doubt heard from his handlers in the White House. It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Biden made those comments related to drilling and coal, as virtually every single Democrat who was running for POTUS in 2020 said essentially the same thing all through the campaign season running up to Biden being handed the Democrat nomination to keep Bernie Sanders from getting it. It was even part of the Democrat Party Platform of 2020 that all Democrats in the country ran on and was up on their web site. Along with all the rest of the things the Democrats have rammed through over the last 22 months and they’re not even half way through their “to do” list.

This what the Democrats actually stand for Johnh. The problem for the Democrat politicians is some of their voters are now experiencing first-hand what those policies enacted actually feel like. That’s a very dangerous thing when you still have elections and have NOT yet subdued the population. It’s not the sunshine and rainbows BS the Dems promised them. So now some Democrat voters are starting to ask some uncomfortable questions.

David Millikan
3 months ago

The Democrats goal is the same as COMMUNIST CHINA…DESTROY the UNITED STATES of AMERICA.
Open your eyes.

Ed From Jersey
3 months ago

What Biden and his minions are doing is all part of the plan to bankrupt the American Middle Class, as well as ultimately crashing the economy, which are key components for ushering in a new currency and subsequently the New World Order. Biden’s claim that eliminating fossil fuels is his goal is pure nonsense. It is merely the guise under which the bankrupting of America’s Middle Class is taking place. More Americans need to start waking up to the existence of the “Great Reset” being promulgated by the World Economic Forum that is headed by Klaus Schwab: The man who has stated that by 2030, “You will own nothing and you will be happy.” And don’t be surprised if the Democrats steal some of the current election races.

Amacer
3 months ago

I noticed Joe Biden stated how some elections would take DAYS to tally. His press secretary just reiterated that. To me, that’s the code phrase for “it would take days to cheat.” So folks, don’t be surprised when such prolonged election tallying results in Democrat victories.

I hope every American now realizes that the Democrat Party should be voted to extinction.

Lynn
3 months ago
Reply to  Amacer

thank you. that’s why early voting and mail voting is a scam. unless you’re in the military or living abroad or have a real handicap, voting should be on election day only. mail in ballots give the scamming dems too much time to discard ballots if they don’t like who you voted for.

johnh
3 months ago
Reply to  Lynn

You forgot Trump voting by absentee in 2020 in Florida, cuz he was elsewhere that day…………so you would cancel his vote?????

Walter Rose
3 months ago
Reply to  johnh

His residence is Florida and as long as he doesn’t vote elsewhere his vote is legal

anna hubert
3 months ago

It’s not a secret that dems are in the process if building an Animal farm a perfect Utopia

Veteran
3 months ago
Reply to  anna hubert

Dystopia!

Pete from St Pete
3 months ago

Joe Biden is half right. The fate of our republic is at stake in this election and the next. However, the party that must be defeated is his so called Democratic Party, not the imperfect Republican Party. Our country cannot survive any more wokeism in any form.

Liz
3 months ago

I WISH MORE Americans would realize THIS as BRANDON POLICY will DESTROY America as intended!!!It CAN NOT operate on wind/solar ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!
His policy end game is COMMUNISM—De Population-De Growth!!BET ON IT!!!!
Cracking “a FEW eggs ” is no problem……ask Mio Zedong!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jeff Noncent
3 months ago

I agree 90% the other 10% is we can not live this way anymore everything is expensive from rich to the poor what we need a transfiguration of power meaning we need a person that will stand for the poor and the rich a like it’s crazy that’s all I have to say

Liz
3 months ago
Reply to  Jeff Noncent

Americans are all about INNOVATION! We can come up with alternatives ALONG with solar/wind or OTHER power sources BUT WE MUST be ENERGY INDEPENDANT–for SECURITY issues .

Art
3 months ago

I BELIEVE THERE ARE MAJOR ITEMS MISSING. 1)ACCOUNTABILITY2)ACCOUNTABILITY3)ACCOUNTABILITY.
WE THE PEOPLE ALLOWED THIS RAMPAGE OF UNFETTERED SPENDING AND RECKLESS INCOMPETENCE BY OUR CHOICES AND INACTION. WILL BE ABLE TO CORRECT OUR MISTAKES? WHAT CAN BE DONE TO UNDO THE ONGOING DAMAGE??? MANY EXPECTED CHANGE. WELL WE SURE GOT CHANGE AND IT WASN’T IN MY POCKETS. MEGA/MAGA/KAGA

Liz
3 months ago
Reply to  Art

A good start must be people” LOOKING IN THE MIRROR”. WE, the people ELECTED the leadership we have at ALL LEVELS–be it local school boards,mayors, state reps. and Federal!
WE MUST do a better job placing OUR VOTE on a good candidate that will protect America NOT SELL HER OUT TO CHINA!!!!!

Kelly
3 months ago
Reply to  Art

MAGA-Make America’s Government Accountable !!!

Nick Murphy
3 months ago

I have no idea how the Democrats can have the fiscal policies they have had and back to the far left radical portion of their party and expect to get reelected. It just shows how far out of touch from reality they really are

Rik
3 months ago

Consequences? . . . It’s We the People who are facing the consequences of Communist Democratic Party policies!
Anybody with half a brain KNOWS that Jackass Joe DIDN’T HONESTLY WIN the Presidentcy last election. And now his Jackass policies are DESTROYING AMERICA better from within than any threats from any foreign country.

TREASON AWAITS HIM AND HIS COHORTS!

PaulE
3 months ago
Reply to  Rik

Sadly Rik, no one is going to held accountable for anything. That should be abundantly apparent to everyone by now. They destroy everything they touch and then they sail into the sunset laughing all the way to the bank. We are the ones left holding the bag and having to deal with the mess.

johnh
3 months ago
Reply to  PaulE

In my opinion, Voters today will hold people accountable. Get out & vote & do not give up so easily.

PaulE
3 months ago
Reply to  johnh

Ha! I vote in every election. Once again you don’t have a clue what anyone is talking about and you just chime in with some useless blather.

Tell me when was the last time a high ranking Democrat was ever truly held accountable for his or her actions beyond maybe losing an election or being forced to retire with full federal benefits? I’m not giving up anything Johnh. I am merely stating fact and reality. If a politician enacts policies that result in either the loss of life, the destruction of peoples livelihoods or the theft of substantial taxpayer dollars, they should face more “accountability” than simply being told to take an early retirement with full federal benefits. If you or I or anyone else on this site did any of those things, we would be sitting in a prison somewhere. Only Democrat politicians seem to consistently get a free “get out of jail” card no matter what they do.

Liz
3 months ago
Reply to  Rik

TRUE BUT at LEAST 40 MILLION registered Dems VOTED for this dude .More than 30% of our population THINKS that he is doing a “GOOD” job!! Who are these ill people????????
PS. Many are my neighbors with more $$$ than I have in N. Va. They’re all LOONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!Go figure.
WAKE UP AMERICA TO the COMMUNIST TAKE OVER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

PaulE
3 months ago

Should Democrat lose control of one or both chambers of Congress, they will just turn around and use those embedded within the administrative state, the so-called Deep State, to try and undermine any proposed changes a Republican led Congress might try to accomplish until they can re-take power down the line. That is what they have done consistently for decades.

As for Biden, anyone thinking he will pivot like Bill Clinton did hasn’t been paying attention. Biden isn’t running anything. He does what he is told to do, because he is mentally impaired. So expect Biden to be issuing vetoes of just about everything a Republican Congress sends to the White House. The Democrats see this window of opportunity to remake the United States as truly unique and they aren’t going to relent like they did in the past. So enough of the inside the Beltway nonsense that this will be a repeat of Bill Clinton’s pivot. Different times with a much different Democrat party and President.

The Democrats don’t suffer “consequences” as the author implies. At least nothing of real, lasting impact that would dissuade them from doing the exact same thing again down the road. Bad legislation that was enacted into law is NOT repealed. Trillions in wasted spending is not somehow recouped. New taxes and regulations passed into law still stands. The fallout from all those bad polcies still exists. It’s just they we don’t get any more new ones hopefully for a time. That is until the Democrats manage to get enough idiots to vote them back into office again in the future. We do desperately need a smarter electorate that can see through the Democrat lies better. Democrats, in general, never accept defeat or are held to any real account for the destruction they cause. They just regroup and come back at the public from a different angle down the road with the same old BS that causes even more damage.

Morbious
3 months ago
Reply to  PaulE

If the Rs take both houses, many governor races etc, the media is going to blame them for seven dollar gas and ten dollar milk. The idiots you refer to will believe them and the stage will be set for a return of the dems in two yrs. Died in the wool dems are damaged people who didnt get their needs met as children. Theyre an artesian well of rage and resentment over the upbringing they never had. Since they cant recreate their childhoods, they endlessly dream of the imagined utopia they missed. They lash out at conservatives as proxy parent figures. Its a hell of a problem owing to the steady supply of such people to take up the cudgel in the service of ‘equity and justice’. In order for them to even hear a different message, much inner work is required and therein lies the core issue.

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