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Democrats Have Buyer’s Remorse in Georgia

Publisher's Note: This post appears here courtesy of the LifeZette. The author of this post is David Kamioner.

    With the Democrat Senate wins in the state, greedy Georgia voters could already feel that $2000 in their pockets. More free money just for electing Democrats. What could be simpler? Yes, they didn't earn the money, and yes the Democrat stand on the issue was tantamount to a bribe, granted — as was the final stand of the two Republicans. But hey, now that the votes are in the $2000 is on the way, right? Wrong.

    Joe Biden wants the amount to be $2000 in total, not in addition. As most Americans already have received $600, that makes the next check only for $1400. But that's not what Democrats Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff promised and viciously campaigned on. Vote for us, they said, get the cash.

    It recalls the line from Benjamin Franklin, "When the people find that they can vote themselves money that will herald the end of the republic." Well, "the people" (such a nasty concept) have been voting themselves money since Ben's day. So perhaps he went a little drama queen on us there. But the underlying sentiment is spot on.

    FNC: "Georgia Democrats have reportedly already begun fuming over their two new senators, the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, who were sworn in Wednesday by Vice President Kamala Harris, according to a new report. Both men narrowly won hard-fought races against Republican incumbents in the Peach State, winning control of the Senate for the Democrats in the process. But a major issue raised by critics is that President Biden espoused a coronavirus relief plan that would send $1,400 checks to many Americans — while Warnock and Ossoff campaigned on a $2,000 promise."

    "Warnock and Ossoff made it a point to endorse and exclusively say '$2,000 checks,'" Georgia Democrat Oscar Zaro told Mediaite. "A lot of the people in my district voted blue in the runoff for two main reasons. One: Loeffler and Perdue denying us relief during COVID while profiting millions themselves; and two, $2,000 checks."

    "If you send Jon and the reverend to Washington, those $2,000 checks will go out the door, restoring hope and decency for so many people who are struggling right now," said Joe Biden said on Jan. 4.

    Rogelio Linares, a Democrat activist, told Mediaite that he feels "like s-" over the issue and called it "a betrayal of the working class. I was lying to people that were relying on this. At the time I didn't know it was a lie. But that was not the reality."

    Ossoff repeatedly attacked Perdue over the issue. "If David Perdue really wanted $2000 direct relief checks for the people, he'd be on the floor of the Senate demanding McConnell put up the House bill for a vote."

    Such is the consequence when you are looking for a bribe to vote for a candidate. Serves them right.
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Jim Cox said:
( January 29th, 2021 @ 10:29 pm )
 
Yeah, we knew they were lying through their rotten teeth. I'll bet if you asked them, (the so-called Senators), they'd claim they told the truth...there's to be $2,000 total! Of course they were twisting things.

And as for Perdue not being on the Senate floor, voting on a Covid-19 relief bill, we know that Pelosi had deliberately held off on allowing a bill to be moved forward, with the ultimate goal of hurting Trump, then any other Republican. I don't know how Perdue actually ran his campaign but if he didn't loudly and repeatedly point that out, then he ran a stupid campaign. Oh, well! Do more than work hard. Work smart, as well!



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