1. Never shake hands at anyone without standing up.
2. In a negotiation, never make the first offer.
3. If they trust you a secret, keep it.
4. If they lend you a car, return it with a full tank.
5. Do things with passion or don’t do it at all.
6. When you shake your hand make it firm and look that person in the eye.
7. Live the experience of traveling alone.
8. Never turn down a peppermint pill, the reasons are obvious.
9. Take advice if you want to grow old.
10. Come eat with the new person at school/office.
11. When you text someone and you’re angry: finish, read it, delete it, and rewrite the message.
12. At the table you don’t talk about work, politics, or religion.
13. Write your goals, and work on them.
14. Defend your point of view but be tolerant and respectful to others.
15. Call and visit your relatives.
16. Never regret anything, learn from everything 17. Honor and loyalty must be present in your personality.
18. Don’t lend money to someone you know won’t pay you back.
19. Believe in something.
20. Tend your bed when you wake up in the mornings.
21. Sing in the shower.
22. Care for a plant or a garden.
23. Keep an eye on the sky every chance you get.
24. Discover your skills and exploit them.
25. Love your job or leave it.
26. Ask for help when you need it.
27. Teach someone a value, preferably a small one.
28. Appreciate and thank the one who extends your hand.
29. Be kind to your neighbors.
30. Make someone’s day happier, it will make you happier too.
31. Compete with yourself.
32 Treat yourself at least once a year
33. Take care of your health.
34. Always greet with a smile.
35. Think fast but speak slow.
36. Don’t talk with a mouth full.
37. Polish your shoes, cut your nails, and always keep a good look.
38. Don’t put your opinion on issues you don’t know.
39. Never mistreat anyone.
40. Live your life as if it were the last day of it.
41. Never miss a wonderful opportunity to remain quiet.
42. Recognize someone for their effort.
43. Be humble, even though not all the time.
44. Never forget your roots.
45. Travel when you can.
46. Give up the step.
47 Dance in the rain.
48. Seek your success without giving up.
49. Be fair, stand up for those who need you.
50. Learn to enjoy moments of loneliness.
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Yes, The Biden Impeachment Hearing Presented Evidence Of Corruption — Lots Of It
On the first day of Biden’s impeachment inquiry, Republicans brought mountains of evidence of corruption. Democrats and the media shrugged.
The corporate news media all but refused to cover the opening hearing of the House impeachment inquiry into President Joe Biden on Thursday, and to the extent they did, it was only to repeat, at the behest of the White House, the exhausted mantra that there’s “no evidence” connecting Biden to his son Hunter’s international bribery scheme.
(The New York Times ran with a cursory and misleadingly headlined article, “First Impeachment Hearing Yields No New Information on Biden,” that boasted “even their [Republicans’] witnesses said the case for impeachment hadn’t been made.” Which, of course the case hasn’t been made yet. That’s why you launch an inquiry, of which Thursday was day one.)
But if the media had actually covered it, the American public might have heard more about the mounds of damning evidence now piling up by the day, including the release on Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee of reams of text messages and emails between Hunter Biden, his uncle James Biden, and a colorful array of foreign oligarchs, business associates, and bagmen. All told, House Republicans presented more than two dozen pieces of evidence on Thursday linking Joe Biden to his son’s overseas business dealings.
This evidence was the centerpiece of the hearing Thursday, which served to lay the groundwork for the impeachment inquiry. So far, the evidence suggests the Biden family “business” is exactly what it appears to be: an influence-peddling scheme on a scale never before seen in American history. George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley, who testified at the hearing, said that even though Washington, D.C., is “awash” in influence-peddling, he’s never seen “anything of this size and complexity,” and that Congress has a “duty to determine if the president is involved in what is a known form of corruption.”
The Brutal Reality of the Biden Economy
On the menu today: I won’t use the trite headline and James Carville quote, “It’s the economy, stupid,” but if the competitiveness of the 2024 presidential election baffles you, it’s one part Biden being the oldest president ever (Ronald Reagan left office at 77!), and one part the fact that prices shot up in 2021 and everything — gas, groceries, rent, mortgages, cars — is still expensive. And as the Wall Street Journal lays out this morning, those high interest rates are now really being felt by ordinary Americans, as reflected by some absolutely devastating economic statistics. In short, the average American can’t afford to buy a new car or a new house anymore. No one’s going to heed Democratic happy talk about the economy when that’s going on, and that’s likely one big reason so few Americans are worked up about, or even paying attention to, the latest unhinged rants from former president Donald Trump.
High Prices and Interest Rates Are Probably Going to Stink for Another Year
If Americans feel like the economy is doing well in autumn of next year, President Biden will probably win another term. If Americans do not feel like the economy is doing well in autumn of next year, then the Republican nominee, likely former president Donald Trump, will probably win. That’s the ballgame. Yes, other factors will also influence the race, but first-term presidents with roaring economies and widespread economic optimism get reelected; those without them don’t.
Alarmed Republicans are preparing to draft Glenn Youngkin
Some of the biggest Republican donors in the country will converge next month at the historic Cavalier Hotel in Virginia Beach for a two-day meeting to rally behind Gov. Glenn Youngkin. The closed gathering, named the “Red Vest Retreat” after the fleece Youngkin wore during his 2021 campaign, will begin Oct. 17 and be focused, officially, on the Republican effort to win full control of the General Assembly in Virginia’s upcoming elections. But unofficially, several donors tell me, it will be an opportunity for them to try to push, if not shove, Youngkin into the Republican presidential race.
Others say they will be busy prodding Youngkin and his allies in phone calls from afar. “He appears to be leaving the door open,” Thomas Peterffy, a billionaire who has already given millions of dollars to Youngkin’s PAC, told me this week. “And if Republicans win in Virginia, maybe we can talk him into it. He obviously wants to see what emerges, what the state of play is.
“The money would be there,” Peterffy assured me.
Drafting Youngkin as a last-minute addition to the sclerotic Republican presidential field is something that has lingered for months as a donor fantasy — a whispered, can-you-imagine gambit rarely meriting much discussion because there has been widespread hope that somebody, anybody, would gain traction against former president Donald Trump. But now, fantasy talk of an audacious, break-the-glass moment for the anti-Trump faction has morphed into not-so-quiet consideration.
New polling shows GOP has major lead on handling of the economy
A new poll shows that voters trust Republicans to handle the economy more than Democrats by the widest margin in more than three decades, a finding that has major implications for the 2024 elections.
An NBC News poll asked voters which party does a better job handling the economy, and 49% said Republicans, while just 28% think Democrats are better. That is the largest lead for Republicans since the question was asked in the survey starting in 1991.
The poll is bad news for President Joe Biden and the White House, which has been working hard to combat negative sentiment about the economy by touting “Bidenomics.” The Bidenomics push seeks to highlight the positive spots in the economy, such as strong gross domestic product growth and low unemployment.
Still, the push has had little noticeable effect on voters’ enthusiasm for the economy and their current economic situation. Inflation has largely overshadowed the other positive aspects of the economy, even though it has been slowing for the past year.
Polls Show Democrat Campaign Strategy Of Indicting Political Opponents Has Backfired Horrifically
The Democrat proposal is to vote for open borders, inflation increases, energy dependence, rampant crime, and actual imprisonment of political opponents.
This weekend, ABC News and the Washington Post released a poll showing former President Donald Trump with a commanding 10-point lead over President Joe Biden in the 2024 presidential election.
The Washington Post was clearly embarrassed by its poll, and scrambled to come up with reasons readers should ignore it. Democrat analyst Larry Sabato, who confidently predicted Hillary Clinton would win 352 electoral votes in 2016 (she received 227 in her loss to Donald Trump), asked the Washington Post, “How could you even publish a poll so absurd on its face? Will be a lingering embarrassment for you.”
Retirees in These 12 States Risk Losing Some of Their Social Security Benefit Checks
Many Americans misunderstand certain aspects of Social Security, and those knowledge gaps can lead to lost income in retirement. For instance, more than half of adults surveyed by Nationwide Retirement Institute incorrectly agreed with this statement: “Social Security benefits are tax free.”
The correct answer is Social Security benefits are taxable at the federal and state levels, but only 12 states (soon to be 10) tax benefits in certain situations. That means some retired workers living in those states risk losing a portion of their Social Security income.
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The new conservative dilemma
When William F. Buckley Jr. and his allies launched the post-war conservative movement in the 1950s, they were bombarded with attacks from critics who claimed that their goals could never be achieved. The United States is a liberal nation, naysayers shouted, devoted to equality and restless change—conservatism can never gain a foothold here. Besides, the new conservatives were outsiders attacking the post-war status quo; in this sense, they looked more like radicals than traditional conservatives. They aimed to build a popular movement in support of their ideas, and so they were populists of the kind that “real” conservatives would never support. Conservatism could never prosper, the doubters said, because if it did, it would no longer deserve to be called conservatism.
These were some of the dilemmas that conservatives faced in that era as they worked toward a popular conservatism that might displace liberals from power while paring back the reach of government and confronting communists at home and abroad. Buckley and his fellow writers at National Review gave as much as they got in debates with liberals in that period. Nevertheless, the liberal advances in the 1960s, both in the form of Lyndon Johnson’s Great Society programs and the cultural revolutions launched by the youth movement, seemed for many to prove the case against conservatism. Liberals would forever set the public agenda in America. Conservatives could never overcome their internal contradictions, along with their alienation from America’s liberal heritage.
The liberal failures of the 1960s and 1970s gave conservatives an opportunity to counterattack, and thus to resolve some of these supposed contradictions. The Great Society programs led to crime, excessive government spending, inflation, and unemployment, while liberal foreign policies permitted communist advances in the Cold War. Conservatives, when given an opportunity to govern in the 1980s, addressed most of those challenges by ending the Cold War, reviving the national economy, and creating the conditions for several decades of low interest rates and economic expansion. The Reagan-era conservatives negated those old-time criticisms and put conservatives on an equal footing with liberals in national debates—an outcome that was thought to be impossible in the 1950s and 1960s. In doing so, they undoubtedly saved the country from ongoing decline at home and retreat abroad.
Democratic lawyers are making war against even basic election integrity measures
The 2024 presidential election is over a year away, but the left’s legal assault on common-sense election integrity measures has already begun.
Last month, a district court in San Antonio ruled that Texas cannot enforce the provision of Senate Bill 1 which established a voter identification requirement for mail in voting in Texas. The next day, a district court in Atlanta ruled against Georgia Senate Bill 202‘s requirement that mail-voters provide their date of birth.
Although these cases will almost certainly be overturned on appeal, they reveal that there is no election rule or safeguard that the left won’t challenge in their efforts to abuse the courts to tilt the playing field in 2024.
Fortunately, Democratic lawyers like Marc Elias have their work cut out for them. Several states have adopted numerous new laws that have made voting easier and cheating harder. In 2021, for example, Texas and Georgia brought voter ID requirements to mail-in voting. Prior to this, mail voters’ identities were confirmed using signature matching, a process that is inherently subjective and error-prone.
Both states’ new laws require mail-in voters to provide their driver’s license numbers or the last four digits of their social security numbers. The provision contains a carveout for those without photo ID. Georgia also required mail-in voters to provide their dates of birth.
Here’s What Would Happen If We Stopped Supporting Ukraine
The United States Congress should swiftly approve additional military and economic aid to Ukraine at a critical time when the country is on the offensive. Failing to pass assistance would “pull the plug” on the offensive, destabilize Ukraine’s weak economy, and it would send a terrible message to our allies and opponents. One can easily play the tape out: Ukraine might not be defeated, but the conflict could easily tip into a frozen conflict leading to pressure on Kyiv to negotiate with Russia. That would only embolden Russian President Vladimir Putin at a moment when he’s on his back foot, and it could potentially have disastrous consequences for Taiwan as China is closely watching our actions.
The Ukrainian people have shown incredible resilience and Ukraine has had real successes against Putin’s forces daily. Ukraine’s progress on the ground against the invading forces is undeniable, reclaiming several areas all the way to the northeastern border and taking back 2,300 square miles from Russia. It is important to remember that Ukraine has not asked for American soldiers to fight and die for Ukraine. Ukrainians are only asking for the weapons and financial support to be able to fight effectively. Their success, however, is contingent on continued financial support from their allies, especially the United States. Congress passed the Continuing Appropriations and Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2023, which included military and financial assistance to Ukraine. This act provided $12.4 billion, covering military training, logistical support, weapons, equipment, and $4.5 billion in economic support funds to Ukraine.
The Biden administration is seeking new funding through a supplemental request. Congress should give Ukraine this assistance.
Why Private Healthcare Is Booming in Scandinavian Countries
Socialized medicine clearly comes with numerous side effects, many of which are extremely unpleasant. The Nordic nations see this, but it seems their admirers in the USA do not.
n the eyes of young voters and socialists of all creeds, Bernie Sanders is a superhero, passionately advocating for his vision of a socialist utopia in America. With Denmark as a shining example, he champions the idea that the U.S. should draw inspiration from the accomplishments of countries like Sweden and Norway, particularly when it comes to “benefiting the working class.”
During the 2016 presidential debates, he emphatically declared, “We should look to countries like Denmark, like Sweden and Norway, and learn from what they have accomplished for their working people,” continuing the sentiment to this day.
The Nordic healthcare system has often been associated with socialism, but a closer examination reveals that it does not adhere to the definition of socialism. Merriam-Webster defines socialism as an egalitarian economic system wherein the means of production are collectively owned by the state or society. However, the Nordic countries’ economic models incorporate both public and private elements.
While the Nordic nations do provide publicly-funded healthcare, they also allow private health insurance options to their citizens. This private insurance allows individuals to bypass long wait times and access higher-quality care. In Sweden, over 643,000 individuals are solely covered by private insurance groups.
Bob Menendez Money Spoils Entire Democrat Party: Corrupt Senator Spreads Dirty Cash Everywhere
Sen. Bob Menendez’s (D-NJ) dirty political donations have contaminated the entire Democrat party, and possibly its hopes of retaining control of the Senate, following bribery charges for allegedly sharing information with Egypt in exchange for cash and gold bars.
Menendez, whom authorities indicted on three counts of conspiracy, was the chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee before stepping down after Friday’s indictment. The chair of the Foreign Relations Committee is a powerful position that commands political clout and the ability to raise and distribute coveted campaign donations throughout the Democrat caucus. From 2017 through 2022, Menendez’s campaign committee raised over $16.5 million and saved nearly $6 million as cash on hand, according to OpenSecrets based on FEC filings.
In the 2022 midterm cycle, Menendez’s campaign committee and leadership PAC expenditures totaled about $1.5 million. He spent about 16 percent of the money ($229,900) on contributions, OpenSecrets reported. Much of that money Menendez gave to Democrat Senate allies, some of whom plan to return it in one-hundred-dollar bills — a denomination Menendez allegedly stashed in his home totaling $500,000.