Carmine Sabia| Opinion| May 13th 2020 – Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh believes that a war may be coming as the lockdowns continue across America.
Limbaugh predicted that blue state governors and mayors will push for an extended lockdown banking on a recession that will get voters to vote against President Donald Trump.
He believes their lapdogs in the media will also be involved in the effort, an recent history shows that he is not off the mark.
“All these blue state governors that want to keep their states locked down, it’s purely political,” the host said on his show.
“But what are they depending on [to survive]? They’re depending on the red states — the red states that are opening up! The red states are gonna get the economy kickstarted,” Limbaugh said.
“The American left and the Democrat Party is going to do its best to keep this economy shut down, to extend and expand that shutdown — and blow up their own country’s jobs — just to ensure that Trump loses,” he said.
“The red states are gonna create capital and money to transfer to pay these people their stupid welfare costs, while their population sits home, doesn’t work, waits for the federal check to show up. And they sit around and they trash the supposedly ‘reckless’ red states. I cannot tell you how this irritates me,” he said.
What he is saying is provably correct and frightening. If the economy stays shut down much longer there will not be jobs to come back to.
“The red state governors — like Kemp in Georgia — are doing the right thing. They’re trying to get their people back to work, for all the right commonsensical human and humane reasons: to protect lives, to protect livelihoods, the United States economy, the state economy.
“And then you go to a blue state, and it’s the exact opposite. [The blue state governors] will shut down and lock down. They want to remain locked down until July or August or whatever.
“And they fully expect the red states to sit there and essentially pay for it. Folks, I’m gonna tell you, these next four months are gonna be a veritable war like we have not seen,” he said.
Militias have already begun staging armed protests in some states and a powder keg is developing among those who want their liberty back versus those who want government control.
The interesting part about it is the people who despise big businesses like Amazona and WalMart are about to ensure that big business and big government are the only things that survive.
“These blue state guys are sitting around keeping themselves locked down crying, ‘It’s so unfortunate, we’re in such bad shape.’
“And they’re demanding that the federal government — which means tax revenue from YOU — be used to prop them up and support them,” he said.
“They want their state economies wiped out with the virus taking the blame for doing it, so they’ll have a more valid claim to a federal bailout,” he said.
“Because they’re gonna need a federal bailout regardless. And they think if the virus can be blamed, there will be sympathy for them,” he said.
“And then Trump and the federal government come along and bail them out. It’d be a big, big mistake. But what are the odds? What are the odds that the federal government would ever let a state go bankrupt? But if they get bailed out, there won’t be a single lesson learned,” he said.
None of us want a war and none of us want anyone to die from coronavirus. We want reasonable restrictions and guidelines.
But what freedom loving American people should never allow is government domination of their day to day lives.