This post appears here courtesy of the John Locke Foundation
. The author of this post is Mitch Kokai
of the Federalist rebuts
the argument that President Joe Biden is pursuing a moderate agenda.
- Do you remember when Joe Biden and his friends in the corporate media promised he would be a beacon of civility and unity if we would just elect him president? Fast-forward to the end of July, and a Senate committee advanced to head up the Bureau of Land Management a Biden-selected eco-terrorist who once booby-trapped trees with spikes in a potentially murderous screw-you to the logging industry. ...
- ... As conservatives warned from the get-go, Biden has proved to be a Trojan horse for the ambitions of the party's far-left faction, as his Cabinet picks and agency nominees testify. ...
- ... 1. Tracy Stone-Manning
- We've already touched on the eco-terrorist. Stone-Manning, whom Biden nominated to head the Bureau of Land Management and whose nomination the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee advanced on July 22, took part in an Idaho tree-spiking incident in 1989.
- Tree-spiking, a form of ecoterrorism indulged by some far-left environmental activists, features metal rods hammered into trees that turn into deadly projectiles when processed for logging. Intended to instill fear among people in the timber industry by setting traps of steel that explode on impact with a saw, this tactic has also injured firefighters who already face the dangerous job of extinguishing deadly wildfires. ...
- ... 2. David Chipman
- Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley said confirming Biden's pick to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives would be like putting "Antifa in charge of the Portland Police Department." ...
- ... 3. Catherine Lhamon
- Biden nominated Catherine Lhamon to be assistant secretary for civil rights at the Department of Education, a post she held during the Obama administration, where she was in charge of enforcing Title IX against sex discrimination.
- During her 2013–2017 stint there, however, Lhamon eroded due process rights for people accused of sexual misconduct on college campuses.