13FEB2019 – American Greatness Post of the Day – Conrad Black’s The Democrats’ French Dilemma

Conrad Black is a good friend of President Trump.  And he is a very upbeat prognosticator of of our troubled times. But this little historical expedition to the French Revolution and de Gaulle’s 1968 power play are amusing and give an interesting comparison to the madness of the lunatic fringe of the Democrat party.  Of course that fringe now encompasses the whole party so it’s an unusual situation.  Fun to read.

The Democrats’ French Dilemma

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War Pig
War Pig
1 year ago

The main difference between using the military in France as opposed to the USA is that the French throw bricks and block streets with tractors. In the US the Army would likely refuse to shoot civilian Americans, and even if they did, Americans have their own AR15s and high power hunting rifles. No bricks – bullets. And there are enough veteran and other explosives experts as American civilians that real bombs would be available. I can level your house with common, household chemicals and a quick trip to WalMart. I can make TATP in my kitchen sink, and there are… Read more »

War Pig
War Pig
1 year ago

Not well at all. Besides the White House contingent, there is the Old Guard (3rd US Infantry Regiment). Everyone thinks of them at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and military funerals and parades, but I can assure you that they are well-trained infantry tasked with defending the Capitol. What I read was as if a Democrat president decided to declare martial law, or threaten to do so as de Gaulle did, by claiming he or she was preventing an insurrection. Using the insurrection powers when there is no armed rebellion, but merely differing opinion, is not new to Democrats.… Read more »