Tunnel Vision

By Steve Briscoe

For those who may not know, tunnel vision describes an event when a person is so focused on a specific area they are oblivious to everything else around them.  This is very dangerous when you come face to face with a lethal encounter or if you inadvertently place yourself in an insecure or unsafe environment.  You are so focused on what you perceive to be the main threat that you are oblivious to the real threat, and in some cases multiple threats that are are solely focused on you.  An official definition uses the phrase, “…defective sight…” in the description.  Another definition, “…tendency to focus exclusively on a single or limited goal or point of view excluding any opposing vantage point…”  Other phrases associated with tunnel vision are, “narrow perspective, constricted vision, or tubular vision.”

In some cases there are medical conditions that case an actual restriction of vision; see your doctor for treatment.  In most cases tunnel vision, at least this particular aspect of tunnel vision, is self-inflected based on a strong, and often tainted, point of view formulated with the use of only some of the facts, half truths, and disinformation combined with a willingness to totally disregard facts that do not support your viewpoint.  With regard to self-infected tunnel vision there is no need to see your doctor; your doctor can’t help you, but there is a need to self-diagnose and act accordingly.  Most will not take the time to self-diagnose because, in their mind, they do not suffer from tunnel vision.  Therein resides the problem.  “I’m right, everyone else is obviously wrong.

If you are courageous enough to self-diagnose and are courageous enough to seek a remedy then keep reading.

Our Nation is being ripped apart by self-serving, self-appointed, and often destructive forces.  These forces are not limited to the left nor the right of center.  Regardless of where you reside, relative to center, there is a danger of being used by these forces.  If you agree with the far left (White supremacy runs rampant!!!) you are compelled to hate the right, if you agree with the far right (Trump can do no wrong!!!) you are compelled to hate the left.  This compulsion is fueled by an agenda driven media from both ends of the spectrum; this cannot be denied.

Based on current mindsets, who in their right mind would spend millions on a movie (The Hunt) depicting “liberal elites” hunting down and killing “deplorables” (a term used to describe conservatives) for sport?  The only reason a movie like this would be made is to fuel hate and distrust.  Why would either side, left or right, allow such a thing to be created under the guise of “entertainment.”

We are being played and if we continue to allow it there will be serious consequences for us all.  I have to believe if a movie were made where conservative “red-necks” hunted liberals the backlash and outcry would be deafening; as it should be.

We suffer from tunnel vision and until we are willing to discuss, calmly discuss, our differences, our beliefs, our concerns, our misconceptions, and our personal views we will continue to suffer.  Based on present day societal norms if we disagree on a single topic then those norms dictate we hate each other.   We are being played.

We are all intelligent enough to see the disparity, but are we intelligent enough to see our part in that disparity.  Are we willing to back off, open our eyes to see the full spectrum of players, and discern the intent of all the players?

We are being played… and we are better than that.

PS… If this narrative offends you then I would submit you suffer from tunnel vision.

© 2019 Steve Briscoe, All Rights Reserved

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“We are here to draw a line in the sand, in the name of love and in the name of justice. It is clear that we must reduce and not increase funds for the DHS.” Ayanna Pressley

“We are here to draw a line in the sand, in the name of love and in the name of justice.  It is clear that we must reduce and not increase funds for the DHS.”  Ayanna Pressley

By Kelleigh Nelson

The meaning of peace is the absence of opposition to socialism. Karl Marx

Socialism in general has a record of failure so blatant that only an intellectual could ignore or evade it. Thomas Sowell

America has got the equivalent of stage three cancer of socialism because the federal government is tampering in all kinds of stuff it has no business tampering in. Todd Akin

The fourth member of the jihadi squad is Ayanna Pressley.  This jihadi Jane was born in Chicago in 1974 where her mother was a tenants’ rights advocate with the Urban League, so she comes by her Democratic communism naturally.

The National Urban League was established in 1910 regarding urban conditions for black Americans.  Its key founders were Socialist Party member Ruth Standish Baldwin, the aunt of ACLU founder Roger Baldwin, and black social worker George Haynes, who served as the organization’s first executive director until 1918.  One of their leaders in the 60s was Whitney Young who influenced President Johnson regarding his “Great Society” initiatives for wealth redistribution.

Ayanna Pressley worked as a senior aide for Democrat Congressman Joseph P. Kennedy II, and then as political director for Senator John Kerry.  She is a member of the National Women’s Political Caucus founded by Bella Abzug, Shirley Chisholm, Betty Friedan, Eleanor Smeal, and Gloria Steinem.  Pressley is also a member of the NAACP

In 2009 Pressley was elected as an at-large representative on the Boston City Council, a post she went on to hold for 9 years.  She ran for Massachusetts’ 7th Congressional District seat in the U.S. House of Representatives. Endorsed by the Boston chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America and by Justice Democrats, she promoted a so-called “Equity Agenda,” which characterized income disparities between blacks and whites in her district as “the legacy of decades of policies that have hardened systemic racism, increased income inequality, and advantaged the affluent.” 

Upon taking office, Ayanna Pressley immediately joined the Congressional Progressive Caucus.

Pressley supports the National Football League members who choose to kneel during the playing of our National Anthem.  “It is necessary that we are disruptive right now and making people feel uncomfortable,” said Pressley.

Like the rest of her jihad squad sisters, she hates America. 

Campaign Funding

Inspired by the grassroots fundraising network that Howard Dean assembled during his 2004 presidential bid, ActBlue (AB) is an Internet-based political action committee (PAC) that bundles and transmits contributions which individual donors earmark for various progressive candidates, political parties, PACs, and outside spending groups. They are located in a small office in Cambridge, Massachusetts.  AB has grown into the largest fundraising platform for Democratic Party candidates in America and Ayanna Pressley took great advantage of their funding.

ActBlue was utilized extensively by the progressive blogging community, known colloquially as the “Netroots nation.” Speaking at a Netroots Nation convention in July 2019, Pressley exhorted minorities to embrace the no-criticism-culture of group-think and identity politics. In 2006 the Daily Kos (founded by Markos Moulitsas Zuniga) and MyDD.com together raised $1.5 million for their preferred candidates through AB.

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton both used AB.  In 2007 Daily Kos, OpenLeft, and the Swing State Project collaborated to create “Blue Majority” on the ActBlue website—specifically to endorse and fundraise for committed progressive candidates. AB also attempted to target particular progressive causes via its sister site, Blue America—endorsing candidates who, for example, supported a single-payer healthcare system.

This is not penny ante fundraising, AB writes checks for a million dollars or more.

Ayanna Pressley Issues

Like the rest of the jihad squad, Pressley also promotes the Green New Deal and the elimination of all fossil fuels; a government run health care system a la Medicare for All; a federal minimum wage of $15-20 per hour; tuition-free colleges with taxpayers picking up the costs; paid family leave legislation to care for ailing family members; all employers both public and private, should be legally required to implement affirmative action hiring and promotion policies giving preference to non-whites and women as compensation for historical injustices. 

But that’s not all, she wants U.S. defense spending radically scaled back; capital punishment eliminated; the nationalization of failing banks and companies is more appropriate than government bailouts on their behalf; limits to the Second Amendment; the dissolution of Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) with open borders being the standard; murder of unborn babies up to and after birth; high taxes on corporations; steep cuts in defense spending; an amendment changing the legal voting age from 18 to 16; and a 90% tax rate for the wealthy

Her goal is to replace free-market capitalism with a socialist economic framework.

She wants all these communist changes, but she and her husband fail to pay their taxes on time.  In February 2019, right after Ayanna took office, Pressley’s husband, Conan Harris, paid off a $17,430 government lien against him for unpaid federal taxes during 2014-16.

Pro-Abortion Funding

In 2015, Emily’s List (EL) presented Pressley, who believes that there should be no room in the Democratic Party for anyone who opposes abortion rights, with its Rising Star Award.  EL is a political action committee that raises millions of dollars each year for Democratic, pro-choice, female candidates running for elected office. 

There are only three requirements a candidate must meet in order to be eligible for support from Emily’s List: The candidate must be a woman, she must be a Democrat, and she must support unrestricted access to taxpayer-funded abortion-on-demand. EL has occasionally withdrawn its support from women expressing even the barest opposition to any abortion-related “right.” U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu (D-Louisiana), for instance, lost EL’s backing in 1997 after she voted in favor of a ban on the practice commonly known as “partial-birth abortion.”  For a comprehensive list of political office holders assisted by EL, click here.

What jihadi Jane Pressler doesn’t mention is the inconvenient truth of “black genocide” which has significantly decreased the potential black population over the past fifty years.  Just look at the State of Georgia.  According to recent Centers for Disease Control (CDC) statistics, while black Americans constitute 32.2 percent of Georgia’s population, 62.4 percent of abortions in Georgia are performed on black American women. By contrast, whites constitute 60.8 percent of the Georgia population, but only 24.7 percent of abortions were performed on white women. Even pro-abortion groups like the Guttmacher Institute admit that “black women are more than five times as likely as white women to have an abortion.”

Stacey Abrams who lost her Georgia gubernatorial election blamed the lack of black’s ability to vote which was totally false. What she didn’t state was that the black population of Georgia had been murdered by abortion; black voters have been eliminated for nearly 50 years.  Abrams, like jihadi squad member Pressler, has never researched the statements by the founder of Planned Parenthood, eugenicist Margaret Sanger who hated black Americans and called them a menace to the race.

Illegal Aliens and the Southern Border

At a February 2019 press conference organized by groups like MoveOn.org, Indivisible, United We Dream, and CASA, Pressley joined Representatives Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, and Rashida Tlaib in demanding cuts to federal funding for the Department of Homeland Security. “We are here to draw a line in the sand, in the name of love and in the name of justice,” said Pressley. “It is clear that we must reduce and not increase funds for the DHS.” 

She also wants to defund the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency, in light of what she viewed as the agency’s central role in enforcing immigration policies that were deeply destructive.  Pressley has spoken out in favor of both the DREAM Act, federal legislation that would establish a path-to-citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as minors, and former President Barack Obama’s “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals” (DACA) program, which had been enacted via a 2012 executive action protecting hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens from deportation.

Pressley often condemns treatment of illegal aliens as brutal, but like her jihadi squad sisters, she refused to condemn Antifa terrorist attacks on ICE or their murderous and barbaric assault on journalist Andy Ngo.

She condemns President Trump’s southern border wall as “Trump’s Hate Wall,” and wants open borders to allow any criminal, gang member or terrorist into our country.


Think about the combined population that these four jihadi Janes are allegedly representing and perhaps influencing.  It’s almost three million Americans.  

Each of these jihadi squad members want to change America into a third world socialist (read communist) country. They want to impeach President Trump for loving America and her people because he is an impediment to their goals.  They continually call him a racist and spew the most vile garbage against him.  Their vilifications splash onto us as they hate every American who voted for the President who wanted to Make America Great Again.

They claim President Trump and those who supported him are racists and white supremacists.  The jihadi squad and their democrat comrades scream “white privilege,” which is equally racist in its tone because it stereotypes all whites, (something black people have long railed against when it comes to people of color) as over-privileged and undeserving of what they have, and this leaves them ripe for humiliation and white discrimination.  The mainstream media lap dogs for the Democrat Party and Deep State repeat these lies often enough to brainwash Americans with their propaganda. 

Nazi propagandist, Joseph Goebbels is their teacher.  He said, “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it. The lie can be maintained only for such time as the State (or media) can shield the people from the political, economic and/or military consequences of the lie. It thus becomes vitally important for the State to use all of its powers to repress dissent, for the truth is the mortal enemy of the lie, and thus by extension, the truth is the greatest enemy of the State.”

The final sentence of the Declaration of Independence is a promise among the signers, to “mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes, and our Sacred Honor,” and many of them and their fellow patriots did in fact sacrifice their lives and fortunes in service to our country.

The jihadi squad members are today’s enemies of the state, of freedom, of liberty, of our Declaration of Independence and of our 1787 Constitution written by white European statesmen of honor, who gave their all for our representative Republic.

© 2019 Kelleigh Nelson, All rights Reserved, Email Proverbs133@bellsouth.net

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