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Opinion Submission: Know Who You Vote For


Submitted by Robert Anderson

I want to share some information and my opinion regarding the PA senate race; specifically, the Republican Party candidates. When I first saw the Dr. Oz was running, I was sure he was a RINO “plant,” which is one way the Democrats work: by infiltrating the “enemy’s” ranks. The ads on TV by conservative organizations about Oz made it seem pretty clear that he is not conservative at all but a Hollywood liberal, whereas Dave McCormick’s ads showed him as a right-wing gun toting, good old PA boy.

It seemed rather cut and dried who was the better candidate (“better,” that is, if you hold the “America First” line). I will just say about that, that this is how powerful misinformation can be. Then President Trump endorsed Oz, and, for me, cognitive dissonance set in bigtime. What’s that about? I asked myself. So I did some deeper diving on both Oz and Dave McCormick (trying to suss out the reasons for Trump’s endorsement), What I found changed my opinion.

I discovered that McCormick’s wife, Dina Powell is a bigtime globalist Wall Streeter with Goldman Sachs, who is also a member of the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations. It doesn’t get any more globalist than that!

That is a huge red flag for me (and for PA) because elected politicians usually get corrupted through their spouses and family members (because their financial dealings don’t show on the politician’s own record, yet the latter benefits); think Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Dianne Feinstein, the Bidens, Liz Cheney, et al. And, while it came out quickly that Dr. Oz didn’t live in PA, it hasn’t been said that I’ve seen that neither did Dave McCormick until he wanted to run (they lived in Connecticut until this year).

Finally, on looking up both candidates on Wikipedia (which is very biased toward globalism), the tone of the bio of McCormick’s wife was very positive, while that of Oz was rather denigrating; that tells me that Wikipedia doesn’t like Oz and does like Powell/McCormick, which was another red flag.

So, I now think Oz is the better candidate of the two, but perhaps best of all would be Kathy Barnette, who is actually ahead of McCormick in polling. The senate seat is very important and can make a big difference in what policies get enacted by our government.

Know who you’re voting for!


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