World Affairs Brief, November 25, 2022 Commentary and Insights on a Troubled World.
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WHY WE WILL NEVER WIN ANOTHER ELECTION THAT CHANGES THINGS
After the election “results” were finalized this week, Republicans have a paltry 7 seat majority in the House (expected to stay that way) and Democrats have at least half the seats in the senate. The impossible results out of states like Nevada, Arizona and Pennsylvania are evidence of my point that, even though conservatives can still win, from now on it won’t be enough to make as big of a difference. Yes, a few good constitutional conservatives won election in the midterms and they will join the couple of dozen members of the Freedom Caucus in the House to verbally challenge the status quo, but they are up against all 200+ Democrats and almost 180 mainstream or RINO Republicans who won’t listen to them. None of their legislative efforts have passed though I applaud their trying to right the ship of state. This small band of real conservatives does have the power to withhold their vote and deny RINO Kevin McCarthy the Speaker’s chair in the House, but unless a few Democrats cross over and vote for McCarthy, someone else in the mainstream will be chosen. Andy Biggs of Arizona, a real conservative, tried to challenge McCarthy for the nomination and lost big, which shows the sad state of affairs in Republican politics. This week in the brief, I explain why these election results reinforce my belief that there is no hope that this country will be turned around and that there are dark years ahead, even though the Lord does watch over a remnant of the faithful. It follows my sentiments on yesterday’s Thanksgiving holiday, refusing to repeat the worn out prayers thanking God for living in this “free” country, but rather thanking him for the few freedoms we have left and a little more time to prepare for what’s coming. Continue reading “Skousen: Why we will Never Win Another Election that Changes Things”