TR 240 - Putting Politics into Perspective
Exploring the connection between money, power, and control in our nation's capitol.
Facts are funny.
Washington D.C. is our nation’s capitol. That is a simple irrefutable fact, right?
According to the most recent census, in 2021 the District of Columbia had a population of approximately 670,000 people—making it the 23rd largest city in the U.S., just slightly smaller than Seattle and slightly larger than Portland, Oregon:
One might think, in theory, that the capitol of our nation would generally reflect a cross-section of American politics, meaning that there were roughly as many Republicans and Democrats living in the area. We might expect that their elections would at least loosely correlate to the outcome of national elections, falling somewhere in the ballpark of around a 50/50 split. That would only make sense, right?
In reality, based on how the district votes, nothing could be further from the truth:
The truth is, over 90% of the people living in our nation’s capitol are Democrats.
Fascinating, isn’t it?
Honestly, I find it a little disturbing. Maybe it’s something in the water?
Here’s another fun fact:
5 out of the top 10 wealthiest counties in the country are in the DC metro area:
What do you make of it?
This information and data are completely unbiased, not controversial, and readily available for the whole world to see. These are just cold, hard, facts.
Of course, and unfortunately, most people will never know this particular set of facts—because who the hell would ever take the time to look it all up and make all of those nifty little arrows to help connect the dots, right?
Regardless, facts are funny things. They help us put things into perspective and make sense of our current circumstance. Facts themselves are neutral. Facts can be disturbing, inspiring, powerful, or completely irrelevant, depending on interpretation. Generally speaking, the more facts we have, the more informed and well-rounded our perspective becomes, contingent upon the quality of the facts at hand.
So, what can we extract from these facts? Let’s summarize the data:
Washington DC has a smaller population than 48 out of 50 states, and yet it is home to 5 out of 10 of the wealthiest counties in the entire country.
Thus, it would appear that playing politics pays off—who knew?!
But it gets even better. What do you make of this fact:
Washington DC is where our elected representatives gather to conduct national business, and yet the district disproportionately (+90%) votes for Democrats.
Why is that? Am I missing something here?
One interpretation is that voting Democrat means voting to consolidate money, power, and control. After all, this data shows a disproportionate amount of our nation’s money, power, and control is held in Washington DC, right?
Obviously there are other wealthy areas, but consider this: Of the top 20 wealthiest counties in the country, there are only four that narrowly voted for Trump in the last presidential election. The majority of wealthy counties voted overwhelmingly for Biden. Contrast that with the fact that Trump absolutely stomped Biden in the vast majority of counties all across the country, and the correlation seems to be clear:
Vote Democrat, and you’ll get more money.
More money means more power. More power means more control. Voting Democrat means more money, power, and control. Thus, by extension, all you need to consolidate more money, power, and control are more Democrat voters—and there has never been a shortage of useful idiots. There’s a sucker born every second.
Of course, all of the educated idiots—who mistakenly self-identify as “progressives” and “intellectuals”—would tell you that all of this money is only used for making things better, that the power is only for helping people out, and that the control is only for the greater good. These fools fail to grasp that money, power, and control are both the seeds and fruit of political corruption.
Them’s the facts.
From the perspective of an ignorant peasant, it appears that political corruption alone accounts for the suspicious concentration of money, power, and control in our nation’s capitol. Why are there so many Democrat voters in Washington DC, when the vast majority of the nation is comprised of constitutional conservatives? There is one simple, unflattering, speculative explanation: Manipulation.
It happens just the same in big cities from coast to coast. When you get a large enough group of people together, there are bound to be enough useful idiots who can be suckered into sacrificing their freedom for the illusion safety, to exchange their dignity and personal rights for a sense of security and some free handouts.
The point that I’m trying to make here, is that these people are being skillfully and intentionally manipulated by slick politicians. Convinced that they are victims, that they have a right to other people’s money, and that the government is both provider and protector, these plebes are persuaded to buy into the progressive agenda, endorse the Democrat party, and vote for increasing degrees of corruption.
That’s what we’re up against.
These people have been deceived into believing that a global socialist surveillance state will keep them safe, protect them from “hate” and “misinformation” and make sure that everything in life is “fair” and “equitable”—eventhough this entirely unnatural outcome requires the eviceration of free speech, cradle to grave surveillance, massive state-sanctioned censorship, and the utter suffocation of the human spirit.
In short, lefties have been manipulated into believing the impossible. They believe they have a right to get something for nothing, to be comfortable and taken care of and enjoy the fruits of other people’s efforts, all in the name of the greater good. They have been convinced and conditioned to accept dependence upon the State, without realizing that they have sacrificed freedom and been enslaved in the process.
Honestly, it’s a sad sitution.
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