Posts Tagged ‘Resistance’

YEAH, AND JOE SCARBOROUGH WAS A REGISTERED REPUBLICAN UNTIL LAST YEAR

June 19, 2018

I just love the noise coming from our congressional anti-Trump Democrats and even many with an (R) after their name. If the president is for it, they are against it even if they were for it prior to the November 8, 2016 (10:00pm EST) vote tally. And the expression of dissent is so hateful!

Despite his efforts to correct the dictatorial edicts made by his predecessor, President Trump has been called every vile name possible. He has been compared to Hitler so many times that even high school and college kids are actually beginning to Google “Hitler” to find out why they are supposed to despise him (them). Apparently, public schools have replaced world history with social justice classes.

In any case, the fact that someone has been associated with the Republican party and does not agree with everything this president says or does, does not make them the “official source” of all that is true. Constantly we hear “James Comey is a Republican”, “Robert Mueller is a Republican” or so-and-so was appointed by a Republican, therefore they cannot be biased either for Hillary or against Trump. When a sitting congressman or Senator with an (R) after their name says something derogatory about the current administration, he or she becomes the authority and their words become the chant of the MSM outlets for the following 72 hours or beyond.

President Trump ran under the Republican ticket, accepted the Republican nomination and won the presidency but with little help from the Republican party. He is not a true Republican by the definition of any era. He was a registered Democrat for many years. Today he is the President of the United States. He is a businessman trying to do the job no politician is willing to do. He is doing a pretty darn good job of it, too, without the support of the old line politicians…of either party. Because he is not Hillary Clinton (former Queen and twice losing Democrat), and he is not a traditional politician, and because he is not a life-long tax paratrophic, he is reviled by many in both of the major parties.

He’s the new kid on the block and everyone must stand back until he starts giving out candy. When each person has enough gifts, they might cautiously approach for more. It’s kinda like the raccoon that crosses your property every night. If he sees you put out food and a bowl of water enough evenings, eventually he will approach you while you do it. He might even appear to be friendly until the rabid animal bites you.

Personally, I don’t expect the president to hand out any more candy again before he gets to ride that brand new bicycle. President Trump was duped once by the conniving politicians of congress. He signed a massive, deficit riddled CR without funding for a security wall on our southern border. I seriously doubt that will happen again in the next 30 months.

President Trump is not Hitler and Joe Scarborough is no authority on either Hitler or this presidency.

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TRUMP vs. THE SWAMP

October 30, 2017

I am not a Trump supporter. I did not vote for President Trump in the primary though I did vote against the lying, conniving and corrupt malefactor known as Hillary Rodham Clinton in the general election.

That said, I find myself tending to defend the president’s attempts to make America great again more and more with every attack on him from the left and established politicians of both parties. It is not necessarily because I agree with everything he’s doing, it’s just an innate need to counter-resist the insanity that is pushed into my face and senses every day.

I have, from before the beginning of his presidency, believed that he will do what he can to make the necessary changes to the political inbreeding of the past century. The eight year period prior to his inauguration was filled with Alinsky divisiveness to turn this country into a Marxist/socialist experiment. The Constitution was shredded with executive orders, underhanded and corrupt dealings, illegal and unnecessary regulations, fines and confiscations.  Many of President Obama’s actions and those he encouraged were contrary to our founding documents and laws passed by congress thereafter. The courts are just now getting around to ruling on and reversing those violations.

President Obama sliced and diced the country thinner than any Ginsu cutlery could and in more ways than one can count.  He pitted blacks against whites, poor and working Americans against their wealthier counterparts, workers against management, women against men, Latinos (even American Latinos) against other Americans, gays against straights and virtually every possible faction and subset of our society against those whose views were different. There was no compromise. Deep and wide chasms were formed where dialogue once existed. By his promotion and organizing, discussion became vitriolic and dislike became hatred.

The task of restoring our democratic republic is only made harder by those entrenched in government stalling and combating the president’s every effort. This is coming not only from those elected to congress, but from the career bureaucrats who view change as a threat to their existence. It’s as if they fear their effective tenure inoculation will be rendered deficient. In reality, any change to increase efficiency and economy is truly a threat to them. Some may even have to quit playing GTA and watching as much porn on our computers during the work day and get a little work done.

It happens to be Donald Trump, a man with a tendency to be direct and abrasive when demeaned or belittled. However, it could be anybody in the White House trying to make major changes and correct the course of the current and failing political structure in Washington, D.C. (the swamp). There are simply too many public functionaries anchored throughout the halls of all federal (now feral) entities for a small cadre to overcome within a few months. Congress stalls appointments and the intelligence and law enforcement arms refuse to cooperate for fear of indicting themselves. They seem to still be taking orders and directions from the immediate past president who forms and organizes public and private resistance just a short distance from the White House.

I’ve been watching politics since the mid 1970s, perhaps a bit before, and this is the first time that I can recall former presidents and congressional members (without respect to party) attacking a duly elected president outright. Yes, there have been one-off snide comments, snipes and innuendos over the years, but nothing like the unmitigated onslaughts that happen on an almost daily basis. This year and last has been a circus of has-beens, wannabes and other losers trying to one-up each other and take their 15 minutes of celebrity by shooting the captain in the back before scuttling a seaworthy ship.

To restore law and order, the filthy swamp must be drained, dehydrated and incinerated.  We voters must then refill the void with new and hygienic resources in Washington, D.C. and our local governments.