First, let’s all in common cause pause for a moment and reflect upon that tragic day 18 years ago that brought us together as Americans against a foreign ideological enemy. I would much rather focus upon that which we have in common today and everyday.
But unfortunately, there is also much that divides us. America is more polarized today than anytime in the last 160 years since just prior to the War Between the States.
This article from yesterday provoked the ire of a long time law enforcement colleague. He asked me if I made the comments publicly why don’t I also make my response in public.
Okay, so here it is:
“It’s oh so plain you don’t like Trump.”
I won’t disagree with that but in this country nobody is above criticism, not even the President of the United States.
“John Bolton isn’t exactly the steady, firm hand on the wheel, he’s a damned war-monger, and has been for a long time. Bolton is the hill you wanna die on?”
Interesting imagery there. I’m sure he didn’t mean anything about my physical death. So that can only then refer to political death. As though standing up for anyone against Donald Trump were the end of that person’s hopes and aspirations in this country. The unpardonable sin?
I believe history will treat John Bolton much more favorably in retrospect than it will Donald Trump. When you’re in a valley filled with fog, it’s hard to see what will be over the next hilltop.
“If you claim to be conservative, he’s enacted the most conservative policies any Republican President has ever enacted. He stands up for the lives of the unborn. He stands up for Christian freedom, despite being more than a bit imperfect himself.”
So then, the litmus test for conservatism is being a Trump zombie? I’m not going to go back through two centuries of the American presidency to compare Trump’s record with his predecessors of his political party. His current political party, that is.
I have been outspoken about the things for which I agree with that Trump has done. Thus far he has supported pro-life issues.
As for standing up for Christian freedom, ask him why his Secretary of State still promotes LGBTQ Pride days and flies the rainbow flag at U.S. embassies around the world as though this were official U.S. foreign policy and the keystone of our culture.
“Three complete DOLTS are trying to primary Trump, and have no chance to do anything, except peel away a few votes he may need.”
There were 16 other candidates for the GOP nomination for POTUS in 2016. They all pretty much folded up their tents and rented out space in Trump Tower since then.
Looking at the emotional reaction of those who consider criticism of Donald Trump as tantamount to treason, does it surprise you that politicians with a promising future really don’t want to sacrifice it to challenge him for the nomination in 2020?
Allen West and Nikki Haley are both young enough to easily bide their time for 2024 without alienating all of the Trumpkins before that. So is Ted Cruz.
At age 70, my own personal strategy tends to be a lot more immediate in nature. Donald Trump is an unmitigated disaster waiting to happen.
He disregards the sage advice of renowned experts. The man who knows nearly nothing thinks he knows absolutely everything.
It is obvious that Trump is trying to pad his own legacy by talking to the dictator of North Korea and to the terrorist Taliban. Whether it’s Mike Pompeo or someone else whispering that bad advice in his ear, John Bolton was obviously trying unsuccessfully to be the voice of reason with an unreasonable head of state.
“Just look: Nobody in the Democrat clown short-bus is worth risking a loss to, they all seek to destroy America and turn it into a smoking communist hole.”
That is totally irrelevant and off the subject. What we need is a referendum upon the policies of President Donald Trump. Saying he may get us killed but the Dems will get us killed even faster is not really a convincing and persuasive argument in my book.
“JUST WHO THE HECK IS BETTER THAN TRUMP RIGHT NOW? WHO HAS A BETTER CHANCE TO BEAT DEMOCRATS?”
Those are actually two separate and distinct questions.
Who is better than Donald Trump right now? Allen West is. Nikki Haley is. Ted Cruz is. The list goes on but it’s a moot point because they’re not going to mount a primary challenge.
Who has a better chance to beat the Democrats? Well here’s what you don’t want to hear that you need to hear. For Donald Trump to be the person most likely to defeat the Democrats, he needs to get his act together.
Hearing from other patriotic conservatives would actually bolster Trump in the public view. Just having Dems take pot shots at him and responding with tweet storms will not help him win in November 2020.
The longer we keep tarring and feathering everybody who dares speak up against Donald Trump and run them out of town on a rail, we are just encouraging the Democrats and their deluded masses who suck up everything they say.
“You have the frickin’ vapors over Donald, LIKE SOME EMOTIONAL SNOWFLAKE, you should learn to get over it.”
Read that again and tell me which one of us it is that is being irrational and emotional.
“Trump is NOT perfect, but he is the president God allowed to be in charge.”
Yes and when ancient Israel had good kings, the nation prospered. When they had wicked rulers, the people suffered. But, God gave them what they wanted and what they deserved to teach them a lesson.
“SO DESCRIBE THE SCENARIO UNDER WHICH WE TRANSITION TO WHOM YOU FEEL IS PERFECT?”
There is none. Only Jesus Christ was perfect. Him, they crucified!
I’m not going to write a new article every time somebody wants to vent. I just want you all to take a deep breath. Ask yourselves if anybody got bent out of shape every time somebody criticized George W Bush. Or George HW Bush. Or even Ronald Reagan himself. Not that I recall and my memory goes way back.
There is something unnatural and unhealthy about the cult of personality that’s highly offended over those who refuse to do obeisance and proclaim that Donald Trump is the greatest thing since sliced bread. You are doing exactly what those entranced by Barack Obama did before you.
You may think that Donald Trump is your champion who has your back no matter what. But try speaking the truth to him like John Bolton did and see what happens. Trump uses people when he needs them, then discards them when they are no longer useful. Just as Obama did.
Different political party. Different man. Same kind of cult of personality. Trump and Obama are both mere mortals but they themselves and their followers need to realize that.
How long after Watergate was it that we really learned how dysfunctional the Nixon White House was? Yeah, I’m old enough to remember that era. Are you? If not, fasten your seatbelt because you’re in for the roller coaster ride of your life!
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Will America-First News Outlets Make it to 2023?
Things are looking grim for conservative and populist news sites.
There’s something happening behind the scenes at several popular conservative news outlets. 2021 was bad, but 2022 is proving to be disastrous for news sites that aren’t “playing ball” with the corporate media narrative. It’s being said that advertisers are cracking down, forcing some of the biggest ad networks like Google and Yahoo to pull their inventory from conservative outlets. This has had two major effects. First, it has cooled most conservative outlets from discussing “taboo” topics like Pandemic Panic Theater, voter fraud, or The Great Reset. Second, it has isolated those ad networks that aren’t playing ball.
Certain topics are anathema for most ad networks. Speaking out against vaccines or vaccine mandates is a certain path to being demonetized. Highlighting voter fraud in the 2020 and future elections is another instant advertising death penalty. Throw in truthful stories about climate change hysteria, Critical Race Theory, and the border crisis and it’s easy to understand how difficult it is for America-First news outlets to spread the facts, share conservative opinions, and still pay the bills.
Without naming names, I have been told of several news outlets who have been forced to either consolidate with larger organizations or who have backed down on covering certain topics out of fear of being “canceled” by the ad networks. I get it. This is a business for many of us and it’s not very profitable. Those of us who do this for a living are often barely squeaking by, so loss of additional revenue can often mean being forced to make cuts. That means not being able to cover the topics properly. Its a Catch-22: Tell the truth and lose the money necessary to keep telling the truth, or avoid the truth and make enough money to survive. Those who have chosen survival simply aren’t able to spread the truth properly.
We will never avoid the truth. The Lord will provide if it is His will. Our job is simply to share the facts, spread the Gospel, and educate as many Americans as possible while exposing the forces of evil.
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