Joe Biden

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Joe Biden
BornNovember 20, 1942 (aged 81)
Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States
Political orientationImperialism
Political partyDemocratic Party

Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. (born November 20, 1942), nicknamed Genocide Joe,[1] is the 46th and current President of the United States and has been president since January 20, 2021. Previously, he was vice president under Barack Obama, and he was also a senator in the tax haven state of Delaware for 36 years.[2][3] As a senator, he claimed that desegregation would create a "racial jungle."[4] His anti-terrorism initiative classifies people who oppose capitalism as "anarchist violent extremists."[5]

Early life[edit | edit source]

Biden opposed the 1960s counter-cultural movement. He avoided the Vietnam War draft for medical reasons and then condemned students protesting against the war.[6]

Senate[edit | edit source]

Biden first campaigned for the Senate in 1972. Biden supported increasing CIA funding in the 1980s after Jimmy Carter tried to cut the CIA's staff by one-third. Biden supported Reagan's bombing of Libya and invasion of Grenada.

In the 1990s, Biden supported the U.S. war against Yugoslavia. He also supported Bill Clinton's $1.3 billion Plan Colombia, which helped the Colombian army kill thousands of civilians while targeting supposed guerrillas.[6]

Biden strongly supported the U.S. invasion of Iraq in 2003.[7]

Vice presidency[edit | edit source]

As vice president, Biden oversaw the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan, Libya, Syria, and Yemen and the bombing of Pakistan and Somalia.[7]

Presidency[edit | edit source]

Hardly the popular favorite, Biden's victory was secured by backroom deals of ex-president Obama.[8][9]

Biden promised to increase the national minimum wage to $15 per hour, although he admitted it would not actually happen.[10][11] He additionally promised to cancel "a minimum of $10,000" in student debt per borrower, however this has yet to come to fruition over two years later.[12]

Despite Biden claiming to support the Amazon union movement and unions in general[13] the National Security Agency (under the Biden Administration) secretly re-granted Amazon a $10 billion dollar contract[14] that was granted to Amazon in August 2021.[15]

In June of 2022, Biden appointed Andrew Briggs, an opponent to social security, to the Social Security Advisory board.[16]

War crimes[edit | edit source]

On February 25, 2021, Biden ordered airstrikes in Syria, a country that the United States of America is not at war with, killing 22 people.[17]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Philip Weiss (2023-11-29). "Biden became ‘Genocide Joe’ thanks to the Israel lobby" Mondoweiss. Archived from the original on 2024-06-01.
  2. "Delaware: An Onshore Tax Haven" (2015-12-10). Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy.
  3. Joseph N. DiStefano (2019-07-04). "Joe Biden’s politics can be explained by Delaware’s shadowy past" The Philadelphia Inquirer. Archived from the original on 2022-05-09.
  4. “Unless we do something about this, my children are going to grow up in a jungle, the jungle being a racial jungle with tensions having built so high that it is going to explode at some point.”

    Busing of Schoolchildren (1977) (p. 251).
  5. "Domestic Violent Extremism Poses Heightened Threat in 2021" (2021-03-01). Office of the Director of National Intelligence.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Jeremy Kuzmarov (2021-01-11). "Exclusive Series: Biden’s Foreign Policy History and What it Portends for his Presidency" CovertAction Magazine. Archived from the original on 2022-10-05. Retrieved 2023-01-06.
  7. 7.0 7.1 Benjamin Norton (2022-09-22). "In mind-blowingly hypocritical UN speech, Biden tries to rewrite history" Multipolarista. Retrieved 2022-02-24.
  8. Glenn Thrush (2020-04-14). "‘Accelerate the endgame’: How Barack Obama nudged Bernie Sanders out of the race"
  9. From @eshaLegal Thread: 1. Obama helps barely coherent Biden clinch the nomination.
  10. Natasha Korecki, Christopher Caledago (2021-02-18). "Biden privately tells governors: Minimum wage hike likely isn’t happening" Politico. Archived from the original on 2022-03-24. Retrieved 2022-05-01.
  11. From @eshaLegal Thread: 7. Fails to raise the minimum wage
  13. Joe Biden (2019-10-27). "The Biden Plan for Strengthening Worker Organizing, Collective Bargaining, and Unions" Archived from the original.
  14. Matthew Cunningham-Cook & David Sirota (2022-5-5). "Amazon Gets Huge Contract Despite Biden’s Union Pledge" The Lever. Archived from the original.
  15. Frank Konkel (2021-08-10). "NSA Awards Secret $10 Billion Contract to Amazon" Nextgov. Archived from the original.
  16. Lorie Konish (2022-08-11). "Addressing Social Security’s funding woes will take political compromise, Biden nominee to advisory board says" CNBC.
  17. Dan De Luce, et al. (2021-02-25). "Biden orders airstrikes in Syria, retaliating against Iran-backed militias" NBC News. Retrieved 2022-02-07.