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Silicon Valley is getting what it paid for. It’s getting a president of its very own. Anyone who paid attention to the presidential election knows that Silicon Valley put their elbow on the scales of justice to get a president it can call its own. Silicon Valley Democrats now litter Joe Biden’s transition staff.

That’s what they’ve gotten thus far. What they’ll get next will be much more expensive. Silicon Valley’s billionaire Democrats expect Joe Biden’s protection from Republicans like Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz. That’s why Biden picked Kamala Harris. This article explains much:

Joe Biden has built his long career in government on the back of large corporations and obviously plans to pack his transition team with those who have worked closely with the monopolies in Silicon Valley. Moreover, the Big Tech industry has had nothing but support from California Attorney General Harris during its recent rise and it is clear that the vice president-elect will do nothing to disturb Big Tech. Harris has even publicly stated that she is against breaking up monopolies like Facebook and Google. Ultimately, this is the fate leftists chose when they decided to back Biden as the Democratic candidate with the hopes of pushing his policies left.

That’s just part of it. Here’s more:

The teams are charged with planning for the incoming presidency, holding sway over thousands of political and staff appointments, including positions atop the Federal Trade Commission, Federal Communications Commission, and leading the Justice Department’s antitrust division. Facebook is fending off regulatory action by the FTC, with Google fighting off the Department of Justice.

“Big Tech understands the executive branch. They know that beyond antitrust and communications policy, from trade law to defense contracting and beyond, Big Tech has an enormous amount at stake with how Biden chooses to staff his administration and what initial policies it implements,” the Revolving Door Project’s Jeff Hauser told the Washington Examiner.

Tucker Carlson spent lots of time explaining what this means to the Biden administration. In this segment, Candace Owens helped him explain things:

This is one of the segments on Outnumbered. It’s self-explanatory:

Dropbox Head of Public Policy Ted Dean has joined the Commerce Department team, where he spent three years as deputy assistant secretary and acting assistant secretary working on digital trade, privacy, and data issues, according to a biography. Dean is the former chairman of the American Chamber of Commerce in China, where he ran a tech, media, and telecom consulting firm for 16 years advising U.S. companies.

Will Fields, a senior associate at Sidewalk Labs, a technology and “urban innovation” firm owned by Google parent company Alphabet, and Nicole Isaac, a senior public policy director at LinkedIn, are on the Treasury Department teams.

Amazon’s director of international tax planning, Tom Sullivan, has joined the State Department team, while Mark Schwartz, enterprise strategist for Amazon Web Services, is on the Office of Management and Budget team. Last month, the transition quietly added four new Facebook and Google employees to its agency review teams, Politico reported.

The Biden-Harris administration is bought and paid for. Silicon Valley wins. Democrat censors win. These oligarchs will do their best to make sure that conservatives lose. That’s the plan.

It isn’t every day that you see an article where a prominent African-American citizen criticizes Black Lives Matter, aka BLM. This article quotes Muhammad Ali’s son, Muhammad Ali Jr., as saying “Don’t bust up s–t, don’t trash the place. You can peacefully protest. My father would have said, ‘They ain’t nothing but devils.’ My father said, ‘all lives matter.’ I don’t think he’d agree.”

Ali Jr. continued, saying “It’s not just black lives matter, white lives matter, Chinese lives matter, all lives matter, everybody’s life matters. God loves everyone, he never singled anyone out. Killing is wrong no matter who it is,’ Ali said during an hour-long interview with The Post. On police brutality, Ali defended law enforcement in general. ‘Police don’t wake up and think, ‘I’m going to kill a n—-r today or kill a white man. They’re just trying to make it back home to their family in one piece.'”

That isn’t the most incendiary part. This is likely getting the most backlash:

Speaking of Floyd’s killing at the knee of a white Minneapolis police officer, Ali said, “The officer was wrong with killing that person, but people don’t realize there was more footage than what they showed. The guy resisted arrest, the officer was doing his job, but he used the wrong tactic.” He agrees with President Trump that Antifa fomented violence during the Floyd protests and should be labeled a terrorist organization.

“They’re no different from Muslim terrorists. They should all get what they deserve. They’re f–king up businesses, beating up innocent people in the neighborhood, smashing up police stations and shops. They’re terrorists, they’re terrorizing the community. I agree with the peaceful protests, but the Antifa, they need to kill everyone in that thing. Black Lives Matter is not a peaceful protest. Antifa never wanted it peaceful. I would take them all out.”

That will get some attention. This will too:

This, though, will attract the most heat:

“I think Trump’s a good president. My father would have supported him. Trump’s not a racist, he’s for all the people. Democrats are the ones who are racist and not for everybody. These [Democrat politicians] saying Black Lives Matter, who the hell are you to say that? You’re not even black.

Democrats don’t give a s–t about anybody. Hillary Clinton doesn’t give a s–t; she’s trying not to get locked up. Trump is much better than Clinton and Obama. … The only one to do what he said he would do is Donald Trump.”

The biggest question I have is what effect people like Jack Brewer, Pastor Darrell Scott and Sen. Tim Scott are having within the African-American community. Couple that with Candace Owens’ #Blexit Movement. I don’t have the answer to this question but it’s one worth paying attention to — are these this year’s hidden Trump voters?

Thomas Edsall’s article is a lengthy read but a worthwhile read. Deep into the article, Edsall quoted Ismail K. White and Chryl N. Laird, political scientists at Duke and Bowdoin, as saying “Political solidarity has been a crucial political asset of black Americans during a long struggle against racial injustice, and a few symbolic gestures or policy initiatives won’t win significant black support for Republicans.”

Do White and Laird think that criminal justice reform, opportunity scholarships, record minority unemployment and the IMPACT Act as “a few symbolic gestures or policy initiatives?” It isn’t surprising that White and Laird are “the authors of a new book ‘Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior.” I haven’t read the book but it sounds like White and Laird think that African-Americans are monolithic voters. I find that impossible to believe.

The definition of monolithic is “characterized by massiveness, total uniformity, rigidity, invulnerability, etc.; a monolithic society.” During the early primaries, liberal pundits speculated that Pete Buttigieg would have difficulty attracting African-American voters because he’s gay. Some African-Americans still voted for Buttigieg but African-Americans who were also evangelical Christians found Buttigieg’s holier-than-thou attitude off-putting.

White and Laird’s theory might turn out right. Still, betting on monoliths is foolish. Betting on monolithic structures when we’ve seen dynamic changes like this happen isn’t foolish, it’s stupid:

The definition of symbolic gesture is “an act that has no purpose or effect other than to show support, respect, etc.” Opportunity Zones aren’t symbolic. They’re substantive. According to Sen. Tim Scott, his legislation will provide “workforce training opportunities to better education to businesses being attracted into these opportunity zones.”

Those aren’t token gestures. Those are the types of things that make multi-generational, substantive improvements. Charles Payne is right in stating that Sen. Scott would be on the cover of Time Magazine if he was a Democrat who got this legislation enacted.

This article is pessimistic about the Republicans making gains with African-Americans. I think that too many African-American people’s lives have improved for the vote to essentially stay the same. This fall, we’ll see whose prediction is right.

PS- Anyone betting against Candace Owens and Tim Scott is foolish.