Do Republicans Really Have a Messaging Problem?

January 20, 2021

Today was the day Joe Biden was sworn into office as a faux president of the United States. Of course all sane and rational thinking people who have been paying attention the last two months know beyond a shadow of a doubt that this election was stolen and a coup d’etat was executed on Americans. The deep state got even deeper as the Supreme Court of the United States jumped in and assisted the swamp.

There are many fronts that affected the perceived 2020 election result including Democrats unconstitutionally changing the election laws in certain states to favor their party; the use of voting machines programmed to manipulate the vote count; Democrat personnel working the voting centers manipulating the vote tallies; US courts unwilling to consider evidence of obvious fraud; and powerful biased companies that set the tables to suppress information voters should have been able to access.

An election can be manipulated by companies and conglomerates that are in the business of information collection by altering the algorithms that drive, or seek to drive, web traffic. By having some amount of, or even total, control over what millions of undecided voters view online is a massive advantage to the party they’re biased toward, in this case the Democrat party.

For example, Google has been exposed for having a bias and manipulating data in the 2016 election. Google is a large company with multiple divisions, from search engine and information dissemination to Google Earth to Google Docs, it goes on and on. Google definitely enhances people’s online experiences. But what many people also use it for is to manage their social media pages for their businesses and organizations.

Social media is obviously huge for companies and Google is so widely used it’s hard to avoid using their services. Almost everyone uses Google in one form or another. But when a conservative person wants to take advantage of Google business, as anyone would because it’s a useful tool for small businesses, what impact does this have on conservatives, since Google is so biased?

The fact that search results favor the left and disadvantage the right makes it ethically and morally unfair.

This is exactly what we saw in the 2020 election with Twitter and Facebook. Both companies deliberately suppressed stories that favored President Trump and hurt Joe Biden. When the New York Post tweeted a story exposing Hunter Biden’s crimes and misdeeds, the social media giant Twitter was quick to take it down and censor free speech. Facebook and Twitter attach labels to posts they disagree with which state something to the effect of “our fact checkers found this post (or article) to be in dispute or contain disinformation.”

After the election a study by the Media Research Center found that around 17% of those who had not heard about the Hunter Biden story said they would not have voted for Joe Biden had they known.

This presents another problem. Aside from Twitter and Facebook censoring major stories, why are so many people disengaged from politics and reality? There could be multiple reasons.

One might be that many people are just lazy and can’t be bothered by it. Many simply just don’t think for themselves but rather allow others and the media to decide for them. Or it could be that Republicans have a messaging problem.

However, it could also be that Republicans are unable to get their message out because social media has hijacked the messaging vehicles by suppressing stories. Then again, many people are legitimately frightened of the repercussions they’ll experience if they show any support for anyone on the right.

Does the right really have a messaging problem or is the left so organized and invested in keeping people from hearing and reading the truth, truth which could swing the vote a certain way? I believe it’s a little of the former and a lot of the latter.

Tom Folden is a political strategist, conservative thinker, and Editor of, a website for common sense viewpoints. A human rights activist, he is a firm believer in the Constitution and the rule of law. He is also a singer/songwriter and recording artist. For interviews and/or appearances, please contact him at

Statement Regarding Capitol Building Mayhem

January 12, 2021

Last Wednesday, January 6, 2021, a half million supporters of President Trump gathered in Washington D.C. at a rally and peaceful protest to voice their disdain for the outrageous and obviously fraudulent and rigged election. During the rally a faction of protesters separated themselves from the majority of peaceful rally-goers and were able to breach security, working their way inside the Capitol building. While many of them were probably supporters of Trump, some may not have been, yet the storming of our nation’s Capitol should not have occurred.

However, let’s be clear, 99% of those attending the rally did not enter the Capitol building. A fraction of a percent of justifiably pissed off Trump supporters let their frustrations get the best of them.

Although it wasn’t right for a fringe group to storm the Capitol, the frustration had built up to a point where the disenfranchised voters of this country had had enough. What can anyone expect when for two months post-election Democrats and leftist media pundits ignored the blatant fraud that undeniably occurred while judges, justices and courts refused to consider and allow Trump’s legal team to even present its case.

To that end, it is my belief that pro-fascists in the misnamed organization known as “antifa” were there disguised as Trump supporters to deceive and cause havoc. That is in their Marxist playbook. Real Trump supporters don’t stoop to the standards of Black Lives Matter (BLM) and “antifa” and storm anything. A few broken windows and some other slight damage doesn’t compare to the billions of dollars in damage and death that BLM, “antifa” and other pro-fascist groups caused last summer all over the country, which Senator Kamala Harris publicly supported.

Joe Biden, politicians, fake journalists and other pundits should spare me and the rest of the country the condemnation with their ridiculous lectures and accusations of President Trump having incited this. He didn’t incite anything, he called for peace, and he did it quickly.

The unjustifiable hatred for our President and vitriol for those who want justice in this country is dangerous, irrational and needs to stop. Let it be known, it is the leftist media, which is most of the media today, including Chris Cuomo, Don Lemon, Joe Scarborough, Brian Stelter, Van Jones, Joy Reid, Chuck Todd and others that are inciting and dividing, not supporters of President Trump. The media and leftist, hateful politicians like Pelosi, Waters, Schumer, Schiff, Nadler and others caused this and should be ashamed.

It is now time for those who are responsible for this mayhem to take responsibility and be accountable. It starts at the top. Right now I’m calling for Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to step down from their positions in office, resign from politics altogether and allow others who are more competent and not derisive with their language to fill their seats. Although in the Democrat party it’ll be hard to find such a leader.

Tom Folden is a political strategist, conservative thinker, and Editor of, a website for common sense viewpoints. A human rights activist, he is a firm believer in the Constitution and the rule of law. He is also a singer/songwriter and recording artist. For interviews and/or appearances, please contact him at