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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Will Hillary's Health Affect The Election?

Here's the Nonsense:  Hillary's collapse at the 9/11 memorial spells the end of her run for the presidency.  The Democrats will replace her as their nominee very soon.

Here's the Horse Sense:  Never count a Clinton out too soon.  The power of the Clinton machine to utilize the media's support is bigger than most people realize.  If her health is going to impact the election it's going to take more than what we've just seen for it to do so.

Questioning Hillary's health has suddenly gone from being conspiracy theory to being serious business.  Even though the media is still trying to downplay her problems, it's clear that her medical episode at the 9/11 memorial this past weekend has awakened many Americans to problems she has been hiding (and the media has been helping her hide). It's hard to hide a viral video of a candidate collapsing and having to be dragged to and thrown into a vehicle that then quickly speeds away.

Hillary has put forth a new excuse in light of her latest health episode.  This time she is saying that she has pneumonia. Past videos of coughing fits and other issues have been rejected by the media as just conspiratorial attacks on Hillary because they are determined to get her elected to office. After all, the media believe it is their job to decide who should be our leaders and they do everything in their power to make their choice get elected.

What's interesting is that what has actually happened with this video is far more than just raising awareness that Hillary has health problems.  It's exposed Hillary's penchant to lie. Her immediate reaction is typical of Democrat politicians. They lie first and when boxed in to a corner they lie even more.  

While it's still early and yet to be determined, the pressure could mount on her as the public could demand to know the truth from the media.  If that happens we may actually learn the truth about Hillary's health prior to the election.  

The truth could set us free by causing American voters to wake up and reject her as their candidate in massive numbers.  And that is what is needed for Trump to win because I have no doubt the voter fraud and election tampering will be in full force from the Democrats with the GOPe (GOP establishment) helping them along the way.  To overcome their actions can only be done if Trump's victory is such a huge landslide that it can't be denied.

The media has been protecting Hillary and will continue to do so as long as possible.  They have done stuff like this for a long time.  Hillary's past episodes of falling and fainting (in 2009 she broke an elbow and in 2012 she got a concussion) should have caused the media to scrutinize her, not protect her.  

If they truly loved America they'd be concerned that our president would be healthy enough to handle the demands of the office.  But instead they've continually protected her. They will attack their fellow news organizations before doing some decent investigative journalism to find the truth about their chosen candidate.

Throughout both hers and her husband's careers the Clintons have tried to play the victim card to get the media to protect them.  Remember when, during Bill's presidency, Hillary claimed there was a vast right wing conspiracy against them? The media bought it and used the idea to attack anyone on the right.  It's the same thing now.

Hillary's health may have a huge impact on the election.  If problems persist she'll potentially face being replaced as the Democrat's nominee.  

However, I wouldn't bank on it, at least not at this point. Short of some major public incident, we'd be wrong to think the media will report what's really happening (if they even know what is happening).  More than likely they won't bother to do investigation of any significance into this issue.  Their ideology to support Clinton is more important to them than any embarrassment they would suffer for not reporting the facts.

When the pressure comes on them you can expect them to pull closer, just as the senators from both parties did in 1999 when they chose to protect Bill Clinton during his impeachment trial in the Senate.  

The good news is the alternative media.  The internet and use of technology now makes things harder to keep covered up.  The real hope for Americans to wise up about Hillary is the ability of new technology and the internet to get the word out.  If enough Americans see the problems Hillary has been covering, her chances of retaining a strong following of voters is greatly reduced.

Monday, August 29, 2016

According To The Media, Trump Should Give Up Because He's Already Lost The Election

Here's the Nonsense:  Hillary Clinton has the election in the bag.  Every news source I look at says it's all over for Trump.  He might as well go home.

Here's the Horse Sense:  It's way too early to conclude the election is already over.  In fact, what you're seeing from the media may actually be efforts to get you to think it's over and not vote. There's all sorts of evidence that not only is the race not over yet, but Hillary isn't doing as well as they'd have you believe.

Is it just me, or have any of you noticed that the media keep telling us that Trump is losing and Hillary is winning?  The media wants us to think Trump is losing so badly that he might as well give up.  They go on and on about how badly he's losing.  They'd want you to believe that his poll numbers are so bad that they are in the negatives at this point.  

Here is part of a list compiled by the Capital Research Center of some of the things the media has said in just a 2 week period this month about how badly Trump is doing (this list is very long but should make a point about their ceaseless efforts to destroy Trump's campaign) :

August 9th:

  • CNN - Alison Kosik says "And Donald Trump, he's trying to elevate the tone of his campaign.  He is trying to get back on track after a couple of really rough weeks and plummeting poll numbers like this new Monmouth poll showing Hillary Clinton breaking out to a 13 point lead."
  • Yahoo News - "More Republicans broke ranks Tuesday with their party's White House nominee Donald Trump, issuing dire warnings that his recklessness and lack of policy chops would put the United States in danger.  Facing sinking poll numbers and anger in the party..."

August 12th:

  • MSNBC - (Chris Hayes) "For a week that was supposed to turn it all around for the Trump campaign, the past few days could not have gone much worse.... Coming up with Trump's poll numbers in freefall, the right wing conspiracy machine is working in overdrive."
  • CNN - "Tonight Trump's poll numbers are falling with new surveys showing him trailing Hillary Clinton in the critical battleground states of Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and Colorado.  Gearing fallout from a Trump loss, Majority Leaders Mitch McConnell is now saying that the chances of Republicans keeping control of the Senate are 'very dicey.'"
  • Fox News - (Eric Bolling) "The Trump campaign, which is falling further behind in the polls is really trying to double down on this character issue and that's where they bring in discussion about emails."

August 13th:

  • CNN - "...some Republicans are worrying that Donald Trump's plummeting poll nubmers could cost them the Senate.... Republicans are trying to defend twice as many seats as the Democrats, and on top of that, Donald Trump's poll numbers have been plummeting, and that makes it even tougher...."

August 14th:

  • Washington Post - "Trump also saw his poll numbers drop - a Washington Post/ABC News poll released last Sunday showed that Clinton has widened her lead to 8 points over Trump nationally.  A Wall Stree Hournal/NBC News/Marist poll released Friday shows that Clinton has opened a wide lead over Trump in the battleground states of Colorado, North Carolina and Virginia.  Trump also trails Clinton in Florida, according to the poll."

August 15th:

  • The Charlie Rose Show - (Charlie Rose) "We begin this evening with the 2016 presidential election.  Donald Trump is seeking to stabilize his campaign after weeks of stepping on his message and declining poll nmbers."
  • CNN - "...campaign officials have failed to tame the gaffe-prone candidate and put him back on track and back on messagec conceding that Trump may be beyond help.  Now Trump campaign chairman Paul Managort was pressed [by CNN's Jake Tapper] about the narrative and Trump's falling poll numbers in some battleground states...."
  • The White House Bulletin - "Media coverage of the reaction from Donald Trump's campaign to a critical New York Times report, which described his campaign as being in disarray amid falling poll numbers and a candidate who will not heed the advice of his aides, is largely negative, describing the campaign as lashing out...."

August 16th:

  • Roll Call - [The Wall Street Journal editorialized:] "If [his advisers] can't get Mr. Trump to change his act by Labor Day, the GOP will have no choice but to write off the nominee as hopeless.  As for Mr. Trump, he needs to stop blaming everyone else and decide if he wants to behave."

August 17th:

  • CNN - "Trump is falling further behind int he latest polls.... we jave been reporting that Republicans have been biting their nails as they've seen on headline after headline, negatively impacting the Trump campaign, those poll numbers dropping.... and there's been a general worry that those - Trump's poll numbers, which you mentioned are dropping across the country particularly in those battleground states, would affect the local races as well."
  • CNN also on 8/17 - "Twenty-seven days after his coronation in Cleveland and post-convention bounce, Donald Trump's prospects appear to be dwindling...."
  • LA Times - "The moves follow weeks of falling poll numbers and months of infighting in Trump's campaign, as the nominee has struggled to overcome controversies that have sidetracked him from his core economic, security and immigration enforcement messages."
  • Christian Science Monitor - "Now with Trump rebooting after weeks of sinking poll numbers, the question is, what will Trump 3.0 look like?  He has given three well-received policy speeches in the last two weeks...."
  • Int'l Business Times - "Republican nominee Donald Trump may be sliding in the polls but that will not make him shake up his campaign strategy...."
  • CNN again on 8/17 - "Sources tell CNN that Trump has grown frustrated with Manafort specially in the face of falling poll numbers."

August 18th:

  • Boston Globe - (Chris Lehane) "Most of these candidates have just one moment during the summer. Donald Trump has one on a daily basis, which is a deep, dark, dank, unspinnable place to be in."  To win in November, Trump, who has fallen perilously behind in polls following a string of self-inflicted wounds, must overcome historically daunting odds.
  • NBC News- "Of all the campaign issues that incumbent Republican senators face in 2016, the most vexing may be Donald Trump.  As their party's presidential nominee sinks in the polls, Republican senators in battleground states must decide if they should align with him...."
  • NY Times - "While Republicans anticipate that their down-ballot candidates will also be able to outpace Mr. Trump's share of the vote, national and local party officials are increasingly concerned that he is in danger of being so soundly defeated that even their best prepared candidates will not be able to withstand the backlash to the to top of the ticket."
  • Wall Street Journal (re: NY Times article above) - "Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's inflammatory campaign style and falling poll numbers gives Democrats hope that they can pick off Republican candidates further down ballot, who must weigh carefully how close to get to Trump."

August 19th:

  • Politico - "...Trump made a series of inflammatory statements after the convention that sent his poll numbers into free fall.  Still, there's some optimism that this time will be different."
  • Reuters - "Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has apologized for past remarks that 'may have caused personal pain' as he sought to refocus his message in the face of falling opinion poll numbers in his first speech since shaking up his campaign team this week."
  • MSNBC - (Joy Reid) "In the face of withering criticism and sinking poll numbers, Donald Trump kicked off lastnight's campaign speech in Charlotte, NC, by expressing regret...."

August 20th:
CNN - (Martin Savidge) - "Donald Trump's falling polling numbers, they are fueling GOP concerns that the presidential candidate could hurt Republicans in tight congressional races.... John Phillips is a CNN Political Commentator and Trump supporter.  So Joh, I'll start with you.  How vulnerable do you see hat they're calling down ballot Republicans if the polling numbers continue to fall for Donald Trump?  How bad off are they?"

August 22nd:

  • Reuters - "On Thursday, Trump apologized for his past controversial comments that 'may have caused personal pain' as he attempted to refocus his message int he face of falling opinion poll numbers."
  • Associated Press - "After tumultuous stretch of gaffes and falling poll numbers for Donald Trump, top GOP campaign and party officials insisted Sunday that their presidential nominee is getting back on track and will catch up with Democrat Hillary Clinton by around Labor Day."

Yet no one notices that those against Trump are using many of the same types of criticisms of him as they used of Reagan in 1980.  They saw Reagan as the outsider that he was and wanted no part of him.  Reagan ran against incumbent Democrat President Jimmy Carter and Independent John Anderson.  But the poll results for Reagan in August/September 1980 were nothing for his campaign to feel good about:

August/September 1980:

  • Reagan 39%
  • Carter 39%
  • Anderson 14%

But by election day these were the results:

  • Reagan 51%
  • Carter 41%
  • Anderson 7%

Yes, it's possible Trump is in trouble, but when you consider some other facts it should make you pause.  Remember that Hillary:
  • Hasn't had a press conference since December 2015
  • Only takes softball questions in the rare occasion she allows the media to ask one
  • Had huge numbers of people at the DNC Convention shouting "Lock Her Up" (yes, that didn't just happen at the RNC Convention, it happened on the convention floor at the DNC Convention, too)
  • Can't get crowds anywhere near the size Trump does to her events (From Aug. 1-25 Hillary Clinton held 11 events with a total of 10,620 attendees.  She averaged 965 attendees per event. Donald Trump held 29 events with a total of 168,280 attendees.  He averaged 5803 attendees per event.)
If Hillary is doing so well, then why can't she get crowds at her events that are of similar size to Trump's?

Political pollster Pat Cadell appeared on Fox News Channel this weekend with some interesting comments, as this screenshot from Breitbart shows:

And later in the interview he said:

Don't forget, too, that huge numbers of Americans are showing up at Trump rallies and when asked about their view of America's political environment they say such things as:
  1. They are fed up with the system that has taken America to this low point.
  2. They are worried for the future of their children and grandchildren.
  3. They realize that Hillary will destroy what's left of our freedoms.
  4. They recognize that Hillary is just another term of Obama's policies that have put America in such bad shape.
I have one more thing for you to think about.  Trump has been proclaimed dead in his chances over and over and over again.  His competitors in the primaries, the establishment GOP, the NeverTrumpers, the media, and the Democrats have all proclaimed over and over again that he was done and it was over.  

Yet every single time Trump has risen up and gained even more momentum.  No one has been able to stop him.

If I were a betting person the last thing I'd do is bet on Trump being out.  He's proven numerous times in this campaign that he's a formidable force and will not easily be beaten.

He's not out.  He's been coming on strong against Hillary.  Her campaign is frantically fundraising and buying advertising, but if she was a guaranteed winner, why would they be so frantic?

They are also keeping Hillary out of sight as much as possible (they know that when she stays out of sight she does better with voters).  Between now and the first debate in late September there are numerous events on her campaign's schedule, but all of them are scheduled to be handled by surrogates for her.  She is not currently scheduled to appear until that first debate on September 26.

The media and Democrats wouldn't be acting the way they are if they weren't scared that Trump will beat them.  

There is still a long way to go before election day.  Most Americans don't even pay attention to the presidential election until after Labor Day.  By then the kids are back in school, summer is essentially over, and they are settling in to their fall schedules.  That's when the actually start to pay attention to the candidates and what they are saying.  The 2 months between Labor Day and Election Day will tell the story, and yet don't forget what happened to Reagan.  Up until the very end they had him pegged to lose and he won in a landslide.  

2016 may hold similar results for America's future.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Bush Institute Founding Director Supports Clinton Because...

Here's the Nonsense:  Some Republicans are supporting Hillary Clinton because they see her as having the background and character to lead America better than the Republican candidate.

Here's the Horse Sense:  Those who claim to be Republican and support Hillary are not truly Republicans.  They are RINOs (Republicans In Name Only).  They are phonies that should be run out of the party.  If Hillary wins, America loses.  Anyone who supports her is supporting the end of America as we know it.

James Glassman is the founding director of the George W. Bush Institute at Bush's presidential library in Dallas.  Politico is reporting that he is supporting Hillary Clinton for president.  This should be no surprise.  Glassman is just another globalist establishment Republican.  The GOPe and Democrats have the same goals.  They are part of a Uni-party that is made up of globalists.  And the globalists are working to take away America's sovereignty by forcing our nation into the New World Order they are creating.   They are in a panic that Trump may win.  A Trump win would cause them to lose hundreds of billions or even trillions of dollars because their scheme would get derailed.
Glassman told MSNBC that Hillary Clinton is "by far the superior candidate."
Can someone tell me in what sense Hillary is a superior candidate?  She is a person who is a proven liar that has helped to do more damage to America than just about any other politician.  How does this make her superior to a man who wants to put the interests of the American people first?  How is she superior to a man who wants to return control of American government back to the American people?
Glassman went on to say of Hillary, "She has the experience.  She's got the character.  She has the values.  She is the kind of candidate I support and that, as I say, millions of republicans are supporting."
I'd be laughing hysterically if this wasn't so serious.  Glassman has the same view of integrity held by all RINOs (Republican In Name Only).  
He says Hillary has the experience.  At what?  Hillary has accomplished nothing in her career.  She's gotten some jobs with impressive titles, but in every job she accomplished nothing.  Even her campaign staff has trouble in interviews when asked to name her accomplishments.  
He says Hillary has character.  Is he kidding?  A person of character is a person with integrity.  It's a person that stands for what is right and isn't swayed by pressures around them.  Hillary and her husband Bill have always made decisions based on polls.  They find out what the voters feel or will put up with and then make their decision.  Character is the last thing any thinking person would use in describing Hillary.
He says she has values.  Think about the values that she represents.  They certainly aren't Judeo Christian values upon which America was founded.  They aren't the traditional family values revered by most Americans.  
Hillary's values are rooted in progressivism.  They put her in an elite class above the American people.  There is no concern in progressivism for any individual or family, except the members of the elite ruling class.  (Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama consider themselves to be the leaders of that elite class.) 
Progressives believe that the elite class decide what is best for society. A good example was when Barack Obama was selling America on Obamacare.  A woman asked him about her elderly mother.  She said her mother was in good health.  But she wanted to know if her mother needed an important expensive treatment, would she be able to get that treatment.  Obama did not hesitate to tell her that she would not be able to get that treatment. He said that she'd have to accept only care that would be palliative.  
Progressives insist on rationing care for older people.  They believe that older people do not contribute enough to society so money would be wasted if spent on them.   That's what the Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) is all about.  And remember that Hillarycare that they tried to pass during Bill Clinton's presidency was an early version of Obamacare.
These are the kinds of values we want in our nation's leader?  I think not.
The good news is that Glassman is wrong when he says that Hillary is the kind of person that millions of Republicans are supporting.  There is no evidence that he and the other NeverTrumpers are at all in large numbers.  Most Republicans who supported other candidates in the primaries have now thrown their support to Trump.  They realize the dangers posed by a Hillary Clinton presidency.  
Glassman and others members of the GOPe are committed to the globalist agenda.  They want to turn America over to a world government that will gut America of its sovereignty.  They don't see things from an America first mindset.  And that's what this election is about.
This election is not ideological.  It's about the heart and soul of America and who will control it.  Those who've thought it's about conservative versus liberal have missed the point.  They don't understand where Americans are at when it comes to the future.  
The globalists are trying to protect their power and wealth.  That power and wealth will be threatened by a Trump presidency. Their agenda would be slowed down because Donald Trump is determined to stop them.  
Trump wants America to retain its freedom and self-determination.  If the election is stolen from him, then we will see more than just the continued erosion of our rights.   We will also see the elimination of rights as Hillary dismantles what's left of our Constitution.  
You can bet that if elected, Hillary will see to it that the First, Second and Tenth Amendments will be eliminated.  
People talk about the First and Second Amendments all the time. But rarely do they raise the issue of the Tenth Amendment. It states that the federal government possesses only those powers delegated to it by the Constitution.  All remaining powers are reserved for the states or the people.  If the Tenth Amendment is eliminated, it opens the door to more massive federal government.  The path would be open for total control of every aspect of our lives by the federal government.
People need to recognize that people like James Glassman do not have the best interest of America at heart.  This includes the Bush family, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, Ted Cruz the rest of the NeverTrumpers. 
The NeverTrumpers are not large in numbers, but many are very powerful.  Many have a platform that can influence the uninformed citizens who don't pay attention to what is going on. With less than 80 days to the election it's important that we are educating those around us to make sure they will be voting to stop the election of Hillary Clinton.  
I have no doubt that Democrat voter fraud and election tampering will be operating overtime to steal this election from Trump.  But even with those efforts, if there is a big enough landslide for Trump, they cannot steal the election from him.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

University Defends Its Actions Using Left's Tactics, But Just Proves It Isn't Worthy To Teach Our Students

Here's the Nonsense:  It's important for our schools, even universities, to be sensitive to the environment they are creating and how it impacts students.

Here's the Horse Sense:  Schools are places of education.  Sometimes education isn't comfortable but it's important so we can learn from it.  But these days political correctness has driven them over the edge to the point of making them unworthy of teaching our students.

The Daily Caller is reporting that the University of Wisconsin - Stout (UW - Stout) is claiming it cannot keep two historical paintings in their hallways because it is not "consistent with their values to try to attract more Native Americans to the university."  One painting shows French fur traders and American Indians traveling down the Red Cedar River by canoe.  The other shows a wooden fort constructed by the French.  Nothing disrespectful.  Nothing violent.  Nothing obscene.  Nothing negative at all, but the University of Wisconsin says they may have a harmful effect on the viewers.  And they insist that this isn't about political correctness.  

So, historical pictures showing things from America's past are now against the "values" of a university that isn't being politically correct by moving them out public view.  One of them will be put in the dean's conference room and the other in a library.  I guess that the people who go to those places aren't in danger of these images having a harmful effect on them.  (I wonder how they determine who is in danger and who isn't?)  

Personally, I think that UW - Stout will have a harmful effect on students. Their claim of this violating values doesn't even make sense, let alone show legitimate concern for anyone.

It seems that the latest terminology used by the left when they don't want to be questioned is to claim it's about "values."  

We see it all the time with leftist politicians. Think about it. Whenever President Obama wants to appear to take the high road in an argument (such as when he's defending bringing in tens of thousands of Syrian refugees with no way of vetting them to make sure they're not terrorists) he'll say something like, "Saying no to this is not part of our American values that we hold so dearly."  

When he says that, immediately all the loyal leftists get in line to wag a finger at those who stand against him and echo the president's claim that these people who stand against him are against American values.

We even see it from people like House Speaker Paul Ryan, a man who claims to be conservative but whose actions prove otherwise.  I seem to remember him standing against Donald Trump's call for a temporary closing of immigration from countries with known ties to terrorism.  But to try to look like he had American's best interest at heart, Ryan used Obama's method and said it would be against our values as Americans to have a litmus test for immigrants.

These people are trying to claim a higher moral authority by by saying that those who disagree with them aren't honoring the values America holds as a nation.  

But have you ever noticed that they never define or defend what those “values” are that they claim America holds?  They don’t embrace truth, morality, faith, justice, freedom, rights, family values, and the things that were traditionally part of the values our founders said were required for our nation to succeed.  Instead, these people use the term “American values” as just another way to try to diminish the credibility of those who stand against them.

This is where critical thinking is so important for Americans. We need to question everything and make sure we are not being led into false logic.  Never accept the premise of the politician's arguments, regardless which side of the aisle they claim to be on.  

Their plan is to drive you down a path and into a corner so that you will be backed into a corner and have to accept the logic of their argument.  That's exactly what UW - Stout is doing with these paintings they are moving.  They are using an argument claiming values when it's simply political correctness.

Don't buy into their faulty and deceptive logic.

Monday, August 8, 2016

The GOPe Working Hard To Get Hillary Elected

Here's the Nonsense:  This is just another election. If things don't work out we can redo it in 4 years.

Here's the Horse Sense:  This election is a fight for the soul of America.  Money and power are at stake. Whether they realize it or not, anyone who doesn't stand with Donald Trump is helping Hillary Clinton get elected.  And if Hillary is elected not just America, but the entire world will never be the same again.

Anyone who thinks the GOPe (GOP establishment) has the best interest of America at heart is fooling themselves.  There is a concerted effort to get Hillary Clinton elected by every Republican who is not enthusiastically supporting Trump over Hillary in this election.  There is hardly a day that goes by without more Republicans trying to take a swipe at Trump's candidacy in hopes that it will help Hillary get elected.  And now their latest efforts come from a group of former national security officials that have worked for a variety of Republican Presidents.

The NY Times has published a letter from these Republicans opposing the election of Donald Trump. What this boils down to is a vote for Hillary Clinton.  They, as part of the GOPe, are tied to the globalist Uni-party and are fighting to keep control of our government out of the hands of the citizens.  They know there are hundreds of billions, or more likely trillions of dollars at stake.  Those who control them are putting pressure on these people to make sure Trump doesn't have a chance to win and Hillary becomes the next president.  

(You can read the letter at the NY Times link above or the PDF of it by clicking here.  Or, at the end of this post I've put screenshots of it in for those who prefer to read it here, although the PDF link may be the easiest to read.)

These people know that if Trump wins their losses will be great.  The American people will once again have a leader who will stand up and fight for them.  The American people will have a say once again in government.  And that is the last thing the globalists want.

These people are no better than traitors to America.  They have sold out what our founders set up as the most unique and free nation on earth.  They are trying to keep America on the path of destruction that the globalist agenda has planned for our nation.  In doing so they spit in the face of every patriot who loves America, especially those who have given their lives for our freedom over the centuries.  

This is nothing short of disgusting.  This should be yet another reason to drive every American to the polls this November to make sure Hillary Clinton does not win.  The only way to overcome their voter fraud and election tampering is with such a huge landslide that their cheating can't overcome the sheer size of a Trump victory.

Donald Trump wasted no time in responding to the globalist's letter.  From his website:


"The names on this letter are the ones the American people should look to for answers on why the world is a mess, and we thank them for coming forward so everyone in the country knows who deserves the blame for making the world such a dangerous place.  They are nothing more than the failed Washington elite looking to hold onto their power.  And it's time they are held accountable for their actions.

These insiders - along with Hillary Clinton - are the owners of the disastrous decisions to invade Iraq, allow Americans to die in Benghazi, and they are the ones who allowed the rise of ISIS.  Yet despite these failures, they think they are entitled to use their favor trading to land taxpayer-funded government contracts and speaking fees.  It's time we put our foot down and declare that their gravy train is over:  no longer will Crooked Hillary Clinton and the other disasters in Washington get rich at our expense.

Instead, I offer a better vision for our country and our foreign policy - one that is not run by a ruling family dynasty.  It's an America first vision that stands up to foreign dictators instead of taking money from them, seeks peace over war, rebuilds our military, and makes other countries pay their fair share for their protection.  Together, we will break up the rigged system in Washington, make America safe again, and we will Make America Great Again."

This is America's last chance and no one better take it lightly. Educate your friends, neighbors, co-workers, and people you meet each day.  It's an American revolution through the voting process and citizens must not be derelict in their duties.

Here are the screen shots of the first 1 3/4 pages of the document document (the remaining 6 1/4 pages are the names of the signatories of the document, which I felt were just too long a list to place screenshots here, but you can read them at the links in my post above):

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Open Borders By May 2017

Here's the Nonsense:  There's not much of a difference between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump as president.  Either would give us about the same results.

Here's the Horse Sense:  There's a huge difference between the candidates. Even if you only look at one issue like open borders and immigration, the difference is so great that anyone who cares about the future of America has only one choice.

Let's face it.  You really only have 2 choices in this presidential election:  Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump.  And some people still question what Donald Trump will do if elected president.  In fact, a small number of them who are anti-Trumpers insist that because he hasn't given an exact, detailed list of what he will do that we cannot be sure that he won't be a dictator.  There are many posts I could write about that, but it's so stupid that I won't waste my time writing it or yours reading it.  What we do know is what Hillary Clinton will do if she's elected and that's reason enough to be scared to death of her winning this election.  One of her biggest promises will turn America upside down by May 2017, only 100 days after she'd be inaugurated.

Breitbart News is reporting that Hillary has committed to enacting immigration reform (pronounced "amnesty") within her first 100 days in office.  In other words, we might as well plan on open borders because that's where she'd take us.

The article says that amnesty for America's illegal immigrant population would cost taxpayers $6.3 trillion.  And that's just part of her plans for increased spending that would push our already bankrupt nation into such poverty that no one will recognize America any longer.  The America you grew up in would be nothing like what it would be once Hillary gets control of it.

Hillary would:

  • Expand unconstitutional amnesty with a full path to citizenship
  • Freeze deportations
  • Quit securing the border because she claims it's already secure
  • Close detention centers
  • Give Obamacare to illegals 
  • Expand refugee resettlement

So, not only will we increase the number of welfare recipients that tax payers have to pay for, but we'll increase the risk of terrorism by increasing the number of people from the Middle East that will be brought into America without any way to do any vetting of them.

You may think there are many issues that are important when it comes to the 2016 presidential election.  But the fact is there are really only a few issues that will determine the election.  One of those is the economy and jobs.  Another is national security and defense.  And the other is America's open borders and immigration.  

Sure, there are other issues, but these are what will drive the majority of voters to their decision this election season.  Any one of these issues has Trump doing far better things for America than Hillary. But the issue of open borders and immigration should be enough all by itself for anyone to realize we can't risk a Hillary Clinton presidency.  There really is only one choice for anyone who cares about the future for their children and grandchildren.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Ted Cruz: The End Of His Short-Lived Political Career

Here's the Nonsense:  Ted Cruz may have made a mistake at the RNC Convention, but it's no big deal.  Next election he'll be the Republican nominee for president.

Here's the Horse Sense:  Ted Cruz's suicide note (as Charles Krauthammer called it) at the RNC Convention exposed his true colors.  Voters saw it and of those still supporting him most abandoned him at that point.  But now it's gotten even worse for Ted.

Republicans and conservatives were watching when Ted Cruz gave up his political future in return for a few minutes of bitter vindictiveness.  The small number of followers that he still has hold fast to hope for his political future.  But it's time they wake up to the fact that Ted destroyed his future with his speech at the RNC Convention and his actions following it last week.  And if there was any doubt about it, not just pundits and politicians are saying it, but now the ultimate death blow to Ted's future has been laid on Ted's doorstep by Robert and Rebekah Mercer, Ted's biggest billionaire financial backers.

The New York Times is reporting that billionaire Robert Mercer and his daughter, Rebekah, have just given nothing less than a verbal slap in the face to Ted Cruz for what he did at the RNC Convention.   The NY Times called it an "extraordinary public rebuke" from these two former donors to Cruz for not endorsing Donald Trump.

The Times article says:

So, here we have Ted's biggest supporters castigating him for what he did and saying that his actions are "revealing." They now see that Ted's bitterness over losing the primaries override not just his promise to support the Republican nominee and his responsibility to do what's best for America regardless of personal cost, but his bitterness also overrides his ability to keep his word.  And if a man's word is worthless, then he has nothing.

Ted claims to be a Christian and yet does not live by the very values he's supposed to live by.  Jews and Christians know that a core Judeo-Christian value is keeping your promises. In the book of Numbers (chapter 3, verse 20) it says, "If a man vows a vow to the Lord, or swears an oath to bind himself by a pledge, he shall not break his word.  He shall do according to all that proceeds out of his mouth."

But Senator Cruz has shown himself to be just another politician, which is exactly what he said in his campaign that he wasn't.  He campaigned on keeping his word.  The Mercers believed him and now see that he isn't what he claimed to be.

Remember that Robert Mercer purchased Cambridge Analytics to help Ted Cruz's campaign do voter analysis and win more votes, much like Obama had done in 2008 and 2012.  Mercer also purchased Breitbart News to sway conservative voters to follow Cruz.  And, if that wasn't enough, he put over $10 million into Cruz's Super PACs. That's a huge investment in a candidate to only have that same candidate fail in his patriotism when it counts most.

To lose the support of the Mercers is the ultimate death knell for Ted's political future.  Good luck Ted getting any future support from the likes of Robert and Rebekah Mercer.

We know voters are upset with Ted.  There is a lot of talk from Texans that they'd never vote for such a two-faced politician again and that when his term is up as senator they won't support him again. That sends a big message to other high level donors.

And what does this message send about those who've supported the Never Trump movement?  People like Erick Erickson, Jonah Goldberg, Rich Lowry, Mark Levin, Steve Deace, and the Salem Radio and Media organization (that includes Red State, Human Events, Hot Air, even their radio stations) could all ultimately end up being in trouble.

This could also put pressure on Republican politicians who have fought against Trump to get behind him.  The size of the impact of the Mercers doing this is bigger than most people even realize.

The Mercers have joined the likes of billionaires such as Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn who also recognize that Hillary must be stopped.  They see Trump as the horse to put their money on in this race.  They understand that if Hillary is elected that there most likely won't be another race as we know it in the future.  So, they've thrown support behind Trump knowing that the future won't be bright if the Republican nominee doesn't win.

As for Ted Cruz.  Ted's support among voters has collapsed since the RNC Convention.  Gateway Pundit is reporting poll results showing the collapse:

We shouldn't be surprised at what Ted did at the convention or how he defended it.  Cruz was dishonest over and over again in his campaign but no one wanted to hold him accountable. When he continually tried to tell voters that Trump's positions on issues were the same today as they were decades ago (when Trump had over and over again written and spoken about changing his positions over time), no one said, "Hey Ted, that's not accurate.  People have the right to learn and grow and change and Trump has done just that."  Instead they allowed Ted to continue being dishonest in his portrayal of his competitor.

The list goes on and on but the bottom line is that he wasn't held accountable by his supporters.  The crowning example was when he said, after his RNC convention speech, that he wouldn't endorse someone who'd attacked his wife.  Yet the truth was that Ted's Super PAC had attacked Trump's wife first and Trump simply responded.  When questioned about the actions of his Super PAC Ted hid behind the law that says a candidate can't have interaction with their Super PACs.  

But he didn't need to.  In the past other candidates have faced situations where their Super PACs have done questionable things and the candidate issues a public statement rejecting their actions and it results in the Super PAC stopping what they're doing.  But Ted wouldn't do that.  He would say nothing against what his Super PAC had done.  

A public statement denouncing what they'd done is all it would have taken to keep Trump from responding. But when Ted refused to speak out against what his Super PAC had done, Trump responded.  And somehow Ted spun that into an attack on his wife, Heidi, instead of what it really was;  a response to an attack on Trump's wife, Melania.

I have refrained from writing a series of posts taking apart Ted's claims to conservatism and successes he claims while serving the people.  His political run was over so I dropped it. But now that he's done irreparable damage to his political future, it's important for us to recognize that he's put his bitterness first and left the best interest of America in the dust.  He's shown his narcissism and lack of integrity.  And the Mercers have shown that they now recognize it and have moved on to help fight for America's future.