The Capitol district of Washington, D.C. has always been one of the most beautiful and impressive areas on Earth, with the Capitol building, the White House, the U.S. Supreme Court building, sprinkled with numerous monuments and memorials.
But after the Jan. 6 riot it’s become an ugly blot on the landscape, with 12-foot fences topped with razor wire, guarded by thousands of armed troops.
They kept the fence up, along with the National Guard troops protecting the perimeter, for President Biden’s inauguration, and nothing happened. OK.
They nonetheless opted to keep the fencing up throughout the U.S. Senate impeachment trial, scheduled to commence Feb. 8. Fine.
But on Thursday the acting U.S. Capitol Police chief recommended that the Capitol Hill complex be fitted with permanent fencing.
"Even before Sept. 11, 2001, security experts argued that more needed to be done to protect the U.S. Capitol. In fact, a 2006 security assessment specifically recommended the installation of a permanent perimeter fence around the Capitol," Yogananda Pittman, who took the helm of the force following the riot, said in a statement Thursday.
"In light of recent events," she added, "I can unequivocally say that vast improvements to the physical security infrastructure must be made to include permanent fencing, and the availability of ready, back-up forces in close proximity to the Capitol."
You’ve heard of putting lipstick on a pig.
This would be the polar opposite, akin to dressing a beautiful woman in a gunny sack and planting a brown paper bag over her head.
During the same week that the Capitol Police erected its ugly fencing, designed to now keep legal Americans out permanently, Biden stopped work on the southwest border fence that’s meant to protect those same legal Americans from traffickers, as well as illegal border crossers who may being COVID-19 with them and take jobs away from legal Americans.
And more than that, it’s the very image of what you’d expect to see at the capitol of a South American banana republic, or some other repressive regime — not in the United States of America.
But given the hard left turn taken by the new administration, the ugliness may be fitting.
Within his first three days in office, Biden issued more executive orders by far than the previous four presidents combined: Trump issued one, Obama issued five, Bush zero, and Clinton one, for a total of seven. Biden issued 19.
Within his first week Joe Biden signed eight times the number of executive orders as did Trump — 33 to President Trump’s four.
Conclusion? Trump really stinks at being a dictator.
But it comes naturally to Joseph R. Biden as it did to Joseph Stalin.
And that was confirmed Thursday at an Oval Office press opportunity. He told reporters that "We got a lot to do, and the first thing I gotta do is get this COVID package passed."
When a reporter asked him if he may have to break down the gargantuan $1.9 trillion relief bill into smaller chunks in order to get it approved by Congress, Biden responded, "No one requires me to do anything," displaying and a "Cheshire Cat"-like grin.
And then the White House staff could be heard giving the reporters the bum’s rush out of the room, "C’mon, let’s go, thank you for your questions."
No one can tell Joseph Robinette Biden to do anything.
He’s the man.
And, he has a 12-foot fence to make sure he’ll always be the man.
Welcome to 'Amerika.'
Michael Dorstewitz is a retired lawyer and has been a frequent contributor to BizPac Review and Liberty Unyielding. He is also a former U.S. Merchant Marine officer and an enthusiastic Second Amendment supporter, who can often be found honing his skills at the range. Read Dorstewitz's Reports — More Here.
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