Newsmax.com reports that
President Joe Biden will give his first address to Congress as commander in chief on Wednesday, but according to a New York Post report, increasing numbers of Republicans appear poised to miss it.
The timing is a big part of the issue: On Wednesday, the Senate will be in session but the House will not. Many members of the lower chamber, back home in their districts and taking part in committee work virtually, find themselves in a bind, said the Post.
Logistics for the speech were being overseen by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Several Republican lawmakers have asked Pelosi to reconsider a time when both the Senate and the House are in session.
According to the New York Post, Rep. Claudia Tenney wrote a letter to Pelosi about the timing of the event. Tenney also asked that Pelosi allow all members to attend, instead of inviting only some from each party in the name of pandemic-appropriate social distancing:
“In our nation’s history, it is unprecedented to convene a joint session of Congress such as this without extending an invitation to all Members of Congress. We understand the need to prioritize the safety of Members and believe strongly that with the right precautions and social distancing measures a space designed to accommodate almost 1,000 individuals can operate at about 50 percent capacity to safely accommodate all members of the House and Senate who attend.”
Pelosi has not responded to the letter.
Invites for the event, evenly distributed between Democrats and Republicans, are being doled out by the leader of each caucus, a Capitol Hill official told The Post.
What’s more, though, Punchbowl News reported this week that a considerable number of lawmakers, asked if they wanted to attend, said no or offered no answer at all.
“Not that I’m aware of,” Sen. Joni Ernst, Iowa Republican and member of the party leadership, replied when asked if she planned to go, the Post article said. “I don’t think I’ll probably attend.”
“I don’t know the answer to that,” Sen. Josh Hawley, Republican of Missouri said in a similar vein, the Post said. “I haven’t decided.”
Some Republicans did express a desire to go, though.
Republican Sen. Lindsay Graham of South Carolina said, “I don’t agree with his policies, but he’s a fine man.”
“I would frankly prefer to go. I think the whole House should be there,” Republican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio was quoted as saying. “He’s supposed to be talking to Congress.”
So, San Fran Nan is in charge of the logistics.
Well, that explains everything.
The traditional time for the President to initially speak to a Joint Session of Congress, otherwise known as The State of The Union, has always been in February.
So, why IS Biden finally getting around to it at the end of April?
Here’s my best answer:
This is on purpose.
As the above article noted, the Republicans in the House will all be back in their Home District, leaving Biden to face a very friendly audience. One who will stand up and cheer every stupid thing that he says.
This address has been purposefully scheduled that way because the President of the United States of America is a dementia-riddled doddering old fool who is being “handled” like a marionette by members of the Obama Administration, including Valerie Jarrett, Susan Rice, and Barack Hussein Obama, himself (mm mmm mmmm).
Biden is in such bad shape that they had to send Kamala Harris to meet with the Japanese Prime Minister when he came to Washington last week.
The Republican Members of the House know what is going on.
The Democrats are pulling a power play, trying to make the Republicans look bad by choosing to stay home instead of jumping and running back to D.C. to hear Biden spout off about a bunch of far Left Unconstitutional Bills, Programs, and Executive Orders designed to send this Constitutional Republic right into the Communist Crapper (Yeah, I said it!).
I would not come, either,
Talk about questionable timing..
The timing stinks on ice, just like the whole “Biden-Harris Administration” does.
Oh, and “Miss Lindsey”, Hunter’s Dad was never a good man.
He has been a Washington Swamp Creature for 50 years and he is not about to change now.
And, you just showed your true colors.
All show and no go.
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“Please don’t cry.” – Sen. Ted Cruz to Former Speaker of the House John Boehner
FoxNews.com reports that
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz doubled down on his response to former House Speaker John Boehner after he told the Texas Republican to “go f**k yourself” in a leaked audio recording.
“I think he was probably recording at nine or ten in the morning so obviously he had too much wine that day already,” Cruz told the Daily Caller on Saturday. “This guy is a little unhinged.”
Cruz on Friday mockingly tweeted that he wears Boehner’s “drunken, bloviated scorn” proudly alongside a clip from an upcoming CBS News interview with Boehner in which he calls Cruz a “jerk” and accuses him of “making a lot of noise” but not being especially productive in Congress.
“The Swamp is unhappy,” Cruz tweeted. “I wear with pride his drunken, bloviated scorn. Please don’t cry,” the lawmaker joked, referencing Boehner’s reputation for appearing publicly emotional at various points throughout his career.
The ex-speaker has taken several shots at Cruz, including while recording his audiobook when he reportedly told Cruz to “f—” himself in several off-script moments.
In the CBS interview, Boehner says he doesn’t like to “beat anyone up” but he’d make an exception for Cruz.
“Perfect symbol, you know, of getting elected, making a lot of noise, draw a lot of attention to yourself, raise a lot of money, which means you’re gonna go make more noise, raise more money,” Boehner told CBS of how he views Cruz’s political career.
Boehner, an Ohio Republican who served as House speaker from 2011-2015, has been making the interview rounds promoting his book, “On The House: A Washington Memoir,” which comes out next week. Boehner represented Ohio’s 8th Congressional District from 1991-2015.
Cruz made a joke of it at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Florida in February, saying, “John Boehner made some news. He suggested that I do something that was anatomically impossible. To which my response was, ‘Who’s John Boehner?'” according to The Hill.
Cruz on Saturday noted that the “lead insult on the back on the back of the book is a different insult he directed at me.”
He seems to have a bit of an obsession,” Cruz said.
Asked whether he planned to write a book about Boehner in response, Cruz said plainly, “I don’t anticipate writing a fortune cookie about him.“
In 1981 Boehner served on the board of trustees of Union Township, Butler County, Ohio. In 1984, he served as president of the township board of trustees.
Boehner served as a Ohio state representative from 1985 to 1990. In 1990, when U.S. Rep. Donald “Buz” Lukens (R-Ohio) was caught in a sex scandal involving a minor, Boehner challenged Lukens in the Republican primary and defeated the incumbent, while also upsetting the district’s former representative, Tom Kindness, who Boehner declared had abandoned his district to become a lobbyist. Boehner went on to victory in the 1990 general election and began serving in the U.S. House of Representatives the 102nd Congress.
He was a member of the Gang of Seven, a group of seven freshmen Republicans who assailed the Democratic leadership with accusations of corruption and arrogance over the misuse of the House Bank. According to a 1992 San Francisco Chronicle article the Gang “set the match to the bank scandal that has now engulfed the House, blackened its leadership and sparked a ‘spontaneous political combustion’ that many analysts say will fuel a record turnover in Congress.” (San Francisco Chronicle, 3/30/02)
Boehner told the Cleveland Plain Dealer: “I came as a reformer. But when people in charge don’t want to reform – the only way…is revolution.” (Cleveland Plain Dealer, 2/15/93)
The banking scandal involved 355 members, Democrats and Republicans, writing 8,331 overdrafts to the bank. The Gang pounced on the issue and forced the Democrats into a corner and eventually led to the tidal wave Republican Revolution of 1994.
Boehner came to Congress as one of the most pro-business, anti-government members in 1990. He advocated a flat tax and abolition of whole government agencies including the Department of Education and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).
Boehner quickly rose to the fourth highest position in the Republican leadership – Republican Conference Chairman – after chairing Newt Gingrich’s 1994 run for the Minority Leader post.
Boehner was on of the principal architects of the Contract With America. He also championed the 1996 Freedom to Farm Act.
When Newt Gingrich resigned his post as Speaker in the wake of the GOPs loss of seats in the 1998 election Boehner’s leadership post was challenged by J.C. Watts, the only black Republican congressman. Boehner lost to Watts 121-93.
…Boehner was elected House Majority Leader on February 2, 2006, following Tom DeLay’s departure because of a criminal indictment.
…According to the Washington Post “From illegal immigration to sanctions on China to an overhaul of the pension system, Boehner, as chairman of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, took ardently pro-business positions that were contrary to those of many in his party. Religious conservatives — examining his voting record — see him as a policymaker driven by small-government economic concerns, not theirs….. [He opposes] a tough illegal immigration bill that passed in December  with overwhelming Republican support over Boehner’s opposition. One provision in the bill would mandate that every business verify the legality of every employee through the federal terrorism watch list and a database of Social Security numbers. For the bill’s authors, the measure is central to choking off illegal immigrants’ employment opportunities. To business groups and Boehner, it is unworkable.” Feb 12, 2006
The professional politicians on both sides of the aisle up on Capitol Hill live in a bubble, totally and purposely oblivious from the wants and needs of the American Voters who gave them their cushy jobs.
Moderate Republicans , like Cryin’ John Boehner, have been a barrier to Republican victory for as long as I can remember. Like Quakers, Establishment Republicans seem to believe that passive resistance and reaching out to their sworn enemies, friends, is the way to defeat those who oppose you.
When Donald J. Trump came down that golden escalator, along with his beautiful wife Melania, a loud thunderclap could be heard emanating from Capitol Hill and Democrat and Republican Headquarters in Washington, D.C.
That sound was the sound of the sphincters of all the “Keepers of the Washington Status Quo” slamming shut in unison.
You see, boys and girls, the Vichy Republicans in Washington had made a lot of money being “buds” (i.e. servants) with the Democrats.
Of course, they never won Presidential Elections, but, why should they care?
They were getting filthy rich from all of the stock tips and other perks which came from “reaching across the aisle”.
They knew that Trump was going to change all of that.
He was not coming to Washington to make money. In fact, he was not even going to take a salary.
He could not be bought.
And, by the way, that is just one of the reasons that Cryin’ John Boehner, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, and the rest of the Never-Trumpers among the Republican Elite hate our Former President so much.
He refused to take their money and play their games.
He would rather hold a MAGA Rally and speak directly to thousands of average Americans, that to attend some political soiree full of the Washington Elite.
Cruz is right, Boehner is a long-time member of the Washington Political Elite, better known as The Swamp.
All of those Republicans, who are still on Capitol Hill, and who worked against Former President Trump during his tenure in office and who still stand against him to this day, needed to be voted out of office in the 2020 Midterm Elections.
Perhaps then, American Voters will have placed in office Republican Representatives and Senators who actually want to work for and serve US…instead of themselves.
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Newsmax.com reports that
Despite the widespread press given House GOP Conference Chairman Liz Cheney’s announcement Tuesday night she would vote for President Donald Trump’s impeachment, sources within the conference insisted to Newsmax “fewer than 10” House Republicans would join her.
“Not even 10 — fewer than 10,” one GOP lawmaker told us. He spoke to us under a vow of anonymity, following a conference call among House Republicans over new security measures in the House.
Cheney, the number three member in the House Republican hierarchy, was the second of three Republican representatives to announce their support of impeaching President Trump in the vote scheduled for Wednesday.The other two are Reps. John Katko, R-N.Y., and Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., both of whom are considered more moderate than most Republican House members and have had public differences with the president.
Later Tuesday, Rep. Fred Upton, R-Mich., announced he too will vote to impeach, Upton spokesman Josh Paciorek told Reuters.
Also, from Newsmax.com…
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., reportedly told associates President Donald Trump committed impeachable acts and is done defending him.
According to The New York Times on Tuesday, McConnell has told people he is pleased Democrats have moved to impeach the president because it will make it easier to rid Trump from the Republican Party.
The Hill reported McConnell told friends he has not spoken to Trump since December, and was no longer defending him.
“He’s genuinely furious about what happened last week and what led up to it,” a GOP source told The Hill about McConnell’s anger over the storming of the Capitol.
Shortly before demonstrators attacked the Capitol to protest the election results, McConnell gave a speech that broke from Trump, who alleged voter fraud in several key battleground states resulted in Joe Biden winning the election.
The House will vote Wednesday to formally charge Trump with inciting violence against the country. McConnell has not revealed whether or not he would vote to convict Trump on an article of impeachment, according to The Hill’s Senate Republican sources.
Can you say “Vichy Republican”, gentle readers? I knew that you could.
So, what about the 45th President of the United States of America has put a burr up Burr’s saddle?
Trump is the first non-politician since our nation’s early days to become the President of the United States of America.
And, he did a great job, having more accomplishments in 4 years that most Presidents do in 8.
Due to their arrogance, tone-deafness and the fact that they are completely out of touch with average Americans living here in the Heartland, the professional politicians up on Capitol Hill are ignoring some basic facts.
To put it bluntly, those Washington Insiders on both sides of the Political Aisle who are so offended by President Trump are the ones who put him in office.
A bunch of Never-Trumpers who were in in the Republican Party, such as Paul Ryan, left Congress before the 2018 Midterm Elections. offended that a rank outsider somehow became our 45th President.
While the Vichy Republicans who remain in Washington, DC, like Rep. Jill Cheney and Sen. Mitch McConnell, continue to be offended by the fact that Donald J. Trump is President, average Americans living between the coasts continue to be offended by “NeverTrumper” Professional Politicians like him.
Anger has played an important part in the forging of this great country.
It was anger that formed our country….an anger over being held captive to “Taxation Without Representation”…an anger which, as a prime example of history repeating itself, led Americans to choose a Citizen Statesman for their 45th President over a Professional Politician.
It is this anger, which also propelled Donald J. Trump to his victory in the 2020 Presidential Election…and those who prefer the Washingtonian Status Quo seem to have forgotten that fact.
That is why the Republican Establishment, at least some of them like Sen. McConnell, are “biting the hand that fed them”, calling for another sham impeachment of President Trump days before he leaves office.
The funny thing is, for all of their angst and “concern”, if they had not accepted the reality of his Republican Primary Victory, and the fact that Americans were angry, they would have gone down to defeat in 2016 and the company would have suffered under the oppressive rule of President Hillary Clinton as they are about to suffer under the rule of Biden’s handlers.
If the Republican Establishment believes that they will achieve another victory in a Presidential Election by once again trying to push the Jello of “Liberal Moderation” up a hill, they are delusional.
Please reference the failed campaign of Jeb! Bush.
When Trump ran for the Presidency in 2016, the American people were tired of Political Correctness and anti-American political expediencies being forced down our throats by both political parties and trumpeted by their lackeys in the Main Stream Media.
Donald Trump, for all of his brashness and braggadocio, was a breath of free air and, quite frankly an anomaly. He was not a professional politician. He was a businessman who wanted to become a public servant.
And, what he has accomplished as President while being the subject of 4 years of constant personal attacks on him and his family has demonstrated that he was up to the challenge.
President Trump exemplified leadership ability and a concern for our country that we did not see from his predecessor.
Meanwhile, those on the left are still participating in a National Temper Tantrum, even after they successfully stole the 2020 Presidential Election, proceeding to attempt another sham impeachment at the end of Trump’s Presidency for no reason other than they do not like him.
And, the NeverTrumpers in the GOP Elite are gladly helping them.
To those Republicans who would rather stand with the Democrats than stand up for a Republican President, it is time for you to go ahead and get it over with and switch parties, go stand with your Democrat Friends, and then sit down and shut up.
Try not to ruin America for the next two years while your replacements in Congress get ready.
It’s not about what you want.
It is about what us average Americans want.
After all, you are supposed to be working for US.
Until He Comes,
As we begin a New Year, we find our Sovereign Nation more divided than it has been in decades, almost as it was before the start of the Civil War.
Americans have had to endure a devastating coronavirus, released by Communist China, which took a horrible toll in terms of American lives, businesses and jobs.
Then, just as Americans were starting to see a light at the end of the tunnel, it turned out to be an oncoming train in the form of Election Fraud, in which a demented old man, who could not even draw a campaign crowd of 200, supposedly inspired 80 million Americans to vote him in as President of the United States of America.
And now, the Democratic Hierarchy and the Vichy Republicans are reticent to actually expose the truth about what actually happened on November 3, 2020, while polls show that the majority of Americans want to know.
Why are those who claim to be our “public servants” so adamant about going against the wishes of the American people?
According to a man who was an American Legend, it all has to do with the way Liberals look at things…
…I always thought I was a liberal but I came up terribly surprised when I found I was a right-wing conservative extremist…I have always listened to every human being I’ve ever met about how I should feel. But this so-called new liberal group… they never listen to your point of view and they make a decision as to what you think and they’re articulate enough and in control of enough of the press to force that image out for the average person. For some reason, maybe it’s these pictures, they have not been able to do that with me…it hasn’t affected my career in popularity in spite of the fact that they’ve tried to make them do it. There isn’t a hell of a lot we can do to change human behavior. We keep making laws to try to change human behavior but we can’t do it…You’re being conned into Keynesianism and socialism now but it isn’t going to stop the selfishness of human behavior. It isn’t going to stop the greed. If you take $20 and give a dollar to every son of a b!tch in the room, you come back a year later one of the b@st@rds will have most of the money. It’s just human nature. We’re never gonna whip it with a lot of laws.
As communication gets better and you make people conscious of somebody in trouble, starving or something like that, the average person will help…I think there are people who try to affect a thinking where they know more than some other son of a b!tch and try to pull a false impression on what human nature is. We’ve proven we go back to hope at the first opportunity…and bam they’re out there ready to grab it. So we are optimistic; we have to be optimistic. What else would we be if you lose optimism?” – John Wayne
The negativity and bitterness of the Modern American Liberals to whom the Duke was referring has been on display for the entire world to see, ever since the night of November 8, 2016, when reality threw a bucket of cold water in their faces, putting them on notice that average Americans were tired of their failed political philosophy and their perpetually morose opinion about the Greatest Country on the Face of the Earth.
Ever since President Donald J. Trump took office and for 8 long years under his predecessor, Barack Hussein Obama, there has been constant chorus provided by the Nattering Nabobs of Negativism, now known as Modern American Liberals, concerning how uncaring, how bigoted, how xenophobic, how narrow-minded, and how just plain awful and stupid average Americans are to continue to love this country, to honor its flag, and to continue to hold dear the America Legacy of Traditional Faith and Values.
For proof of this, please check out the protests during the Confirmation Hearings for Supreme Court Associate Justice Brett Kavanaugh, in which Liberals were bussed to Capitol Hill in order to not only disrupt those hearings but intimidate Republican Senators and the sham impeachment of President Trump over a normal phone call with the President of Ukraine.
Luckily, the overwhelming majority of those of us who live between the coasts did not live our lives like the mindless lemmings whom I have named the “New Bolsheviks”.
The rugged individualism of previous generations of Americans flows through our veins. The American “Can-Do” Spirit has taken us from the bottom of the Ocean to the surface of the moon.
The overwhelming majority of Americans will stand by one another in times of crisis, as shown be the outpouring of support throughout the past year’s hurricanes and horrible events such as the California Wildfires.
The intestinal fortitude that is our heritage as Americans…along with that Still, Small Voice which still resides in each and every one of us, will continue, I pray, to guide our nation, and spur us on, to stay vigilant and protect our American Freedom, just as my Parents’ Generation did, against the Axis of Evil.
It is that same Divine Spark which leads our Best and Brightest as they protest and serve our nation’s interests in all corners of the globe. It is also found in our First Responders and the men and women of Law Enforcement who are willing to give their lives to protect our municipalities, such as Corporal Ronil Singh,
I thank God that we have had an AMERICAN PRESIDENT who is not afraid to support them and to take the stand he has for our nation’s safety.
The Great Communicator, President Ronald Reagan, summarized what I have been trying to say better than I ever could.
In 1964, in his famous stump speech, “A Time for Choosing”, The Great Communicator said,
It’s time we asked ourselves if we still know the freedoms intended for us by the Founding Fathers. James Madison said, “We base all our experiments on the capacity of mankind for self government.”
This idea — that government was beholden to the people, that it had no other source of power — is still the newest, most unique idea in all the long history of man’s relation to man. This is the issue of this election: Whether we believe in our capacity for self-government or whether we abandon the American Revolution and confess that a little intellectual elite in a far-distant capital can plan our lives for us better than we can plan them ourselves.
You and I are told we must choose between a left or right, but I suggest there is no such thing as a left or right. There is only an up or down. Up to man’s age-old dream–the maximum of individual freedom consistent with order — or down to the ant heap of totalitarianism.
As we enter the New Year with an uncertain and frightening future facing our country, it will be up to us to continue what was begun on the night of November 8, 2016 and continue the fight to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, regardless of what happens next Wednesday during the certification.
While I do not know what tomorrow holds, I know Who holds tomorrow…and me.
“And, life is worth the living, just because HE LIVES.”
Happy New Year, Americans!
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested members could be brought back from August recess to address issues regarding the U.S. Postal Service, while urging Democrats to appear at their local post offices amid the battle to protect mail-in ballots for the 2020 presidential election.
Pelosi, D-Calif., on Sunday said the post office has become “Election Central” thanks to the coronavirus pandemic even as President Trump and Republicans have warned for months that universal mail-in ballots would cause widespread voter fraud in the election.
“Alarmingly, across the nation, we see the devastating effects of the President’s campaign to sabotage the election by manipulating the Postal Service to disenfranchise voters,” Pelosi said.
Pelosi went on to slam Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, calling him a “top Trump mega-donor” who has “proven a complicit crony as he continues to push forward sweeping new operational changes that degrade postal service, delay the mail, and – according to the Postal Service itself – threaten to deny the ability of eligible Americans to cast their votes through the mail in the upcoming elections in a timely fashion.”
“These delays also threaten the health and economic security of the American people by delaying delivery of life-saving medicines and payments,” Pelosi said. “Lives, livelihoods and the life of our American Democracy are under threat from the President.”
She added: “That is why I am calling upon the House to return to session later this week to vote on Oversight and Reform Committee Chairwoman Maloney’s ‘Delivering for America Act,’ which prohibits the Postal Service from implementing any changes to operations or level of service it had in place on January 1, 2020.”
Pelosi also said in an effort “to save the Postal Service,” that members should “participate in a Day of Action on Tuesday by appearing at a Post Office in their districts for a press event.”
“In a time of a pandemic, the Postal Service is Election Central,” Pelosi said. “Americans should not have to choose between their health and their vote.”
A senior Democratic aide told Fox News that Pelosi could have members return to Capitol Hill from August recess on Friday, and to be ready for deliberations on legislation for the USPS on Saturday—the weekend in between the Democratic National Convention and the Republican National Convention.
Pelosi’s comments come after she, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., and the top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security Committee Sen. Gary Peters, D-Mich., demanded the postmaster general and chairman of the U.S. Postal Service testify before Congress on Aug. 24. The Democrats said the testimony would be about the recent “sweeping and dangerous operational changes” at the agency that they claimed are “slowing” the mail and “jeopardizing the integrity” of the 2020 election.
Trump and the Republican Party have been warning for months about possible fraud connected to mail-in voting. The RNC and the Trump campaign have filed lawsuits to hit back against efforts by Democrats to overhaul voting laws in response to the pandemic; this, while Democrats say that cases of actual voter fraud are limited and claim that Republicans are trying to suppress voter turnout to improve their chances of winning elections.
Earlier this week, the USPS warned 46 states and the District of Columbia that it cannot guarantee all ballots cast by mail will arrive in time to be counted in the November election.
Democrats have asked for $25 billion, including $3.5 billion in election resources, to fortify the Postal Service in time for the election to be included in the fourth coronavirus stimulus package. Trump has said the Postal Service money won’t be coming through unless Democrats come to the negotiating table on coronavirus relief and give concessions to Republicans.
“Sure, if they give us what we want,” the president said of the post office money during a press conference Friday. “And it’s not what I want, it’s what the American people want.”
Consider the following, boys and girls…
The Democrats have not said a mumbling word about the rioting by the Marxist Anarchists of Antifa and BLM going on in our major cities.
However, they are afraid of Americans exercising their First Amendment Right to vote at their local polling place because of “fear of contagion”?
Trump Derangement syndrome has warped whatever sense they had left.
Does Pelosi and her gang of thieves actually believe that Average Americans are going to go along with them coming back to Washington to vote on giving money to the already bloated coffers of the USPS without signing off on another Coronavirus Stimulus Package to help Americans, like President Trump has already tried to do?
Average Americans, who were looking forward to another $1,200 Stimulus Check, are already mad at the Democrats in Congress for leaving town without taking care of business.
Their Propaganda campaign to confuse the meanings of voting by absentee ballot and mail-in voting has not worked.
So now, in a purely self-serving move, which is as unfounded and unnecessary as the Russian Collusion Probe, Queen Nancy wants to summon her serfs back to the castle because their plan to win the 2020 Presidential Election by means of Mail Fraud is being threatened.
The problem that Speaker Pelosi is not mentioning is the fact that, unless her and her co-conspirators sit down and actually negotiate an appropriate Stimulus Relief Package with President Trump and the Republicans, the Senate will not pass a Post Office Bill. And, even if they do, the President will veto it.
Something as blatantly arrogant and out-of-touch as what Pelosi is proposing would be a fitting finale for the circus clown act that the Democratic National Convention will be earlier this week.
Please, everybody, do not tell Pelosi and Company how arrogantly ignorant that they’re being.
At the rate they are going, President Trump is going to win all “57 states”.
Until He Comes,
The Washington Post reports that
House leaders sought to expedite the emergency $2 trillion relief bill aimed at mitigating the financial havoc caused by the coronavirus pandemic amid uncertainty about whether a renegade lawmaker could delay sending the measure to President Trump.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) agreed to approve the measure with a voice vote Friday that would not require all 430 current members of the House to travel to the Capitol, given that two lawmakers have contracted the disease and others are self-quarantining due to exposure to confirmed carriers.
The leadership also is taking meticulous steps to change the protocol for debate and voting to ensure the safety of lawmakers.
But at least one lawmaker is considering upending the plans for swift passage. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) said Thursday that he opposed the bill, approved unanimously by the Senate on Wednesday, as it would add to the national debt. The libertarian lawmaker also is concerned that voting without a quorum present — the majority of the House chamber — would violate the Constitution. He said he has yet to decide whether to press the issue, which could delay a House vote until late Saturday or Sunday.
At the White House on Thursday, Trump acknowledged that one House member could slow the process.
“You might have one grandstander, and for that we’ll have to come back and take a little more time and it’ll pass, it’ll just take a little longer. But let’s see whether or not we have a grandstander,” Trump said.
The planned vote Friday will culminate nearly two weeks of often heated debate about how to structure a sweeping bill that is attempting to provide hospitals and the health industry the tools to arrest the escalating spread of the virus and to shore up an economy that has gone into a free fall.
The Labor Department reported Thursday that unemployment claims topped 3.3 million just last week in another blow to the economy.
The sprawling legislation would send checks to more than 150 million American households, set up enormous loan programs for businesses large and small, pump billions of dollars into unemployment insurance programs, greatly boost spending on hospitals and much more.
Is it just me or does it seem as if it has taken forever to get to this moment?
The delays caused by the grandstanding of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and the rest of the Far Left Democrats were insensitive to the needs of average Americans and just downright arrogant.
Between you and me, I’m thinking that they came around because their internal polling showed that the majority of Americans did not appreciate their politicizing the bill one little bit.
As President Trump has mentioned several times, average Americans have been hurt and hurt hard by this invisible enemy.
They certainly do not need to be hurt by those who have promised to work on their behalf.
The Democrats seemed to be oblivious as to the needs of Americans.
That is why I believe that they were given a reality check when their internal polling numbers came in.
Now I fully realize that there is still some pork left in this bill. However, there is hardly ever a “clean” bill passed in Congress.
And nowadays, considering that the Democrats are the majority in the House of Representatives, there HAD to be some concessions made in order to pass the Coronavirus Stimulus Relief Bill.
Once this gets passed, Congress will begin work on Phase 4 of the Coronavirus Stimulus Relief Bill.
That is when the Republicans will have to find their spines because as sure as I am sitting here in my man-cave in NW Mississippi, Pelosi, the Squad, Chuck U. Schumer, and the rest of the Far Left Democrats will load that bill with every special interest group payoff that they were not able to get in the Phase 3 bill and more.
For now, though, this average American is just thankful to our Creator (that’s for Joe Biden) that we have made it to this point.
We are going to be alright, America.
GOD’S GOT THIS!!!
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
President Trump said Friday night that he supported a coronavirusresponse package negotiated by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin in an apparent effort to get skeptical House Republicans on board with the legislation.
“I fully support H.R. 6201: Families First CoronaVirus Response Act, which will be voted on in the House this evening,” Trump tweeted. “This Bill will follow my direction for free CoronaVirus tests, and paid sick leave for our impacted American workers …”
“I encourage all Republicans and Democrats to come together and VOTE YES!” Trump later added. “I will always put the health and well-being of Americans FIRST. Look forward to signing the final bill, ASAP!”
Pelosi intially informed colleagues of a deal with the Trump administration at around 6 p.m. ET. “We are proud to have reached an agreement with the administration to resolve outstanding challenges, and now will soon pass the Families First Coronavirus Response Act,” the California Democrat said in a letter.
However, Fox News later learned that Mnuchin had not yet signed off on the pact.
Shortly before 8 p.m. ET, Mnuchin told Fox Business Network’s “Lou Dobbs Tonight”: “We have an agreement that reflects what the president talked about in his speech the other [Wednesday] night. He’s very focused on making sure that we can deal with the coronavirus, that people who have to be home quarantined — that hard-working Americans don’t lose their compensation because they have to be home quarantined.
“Obviously we expect the bigger corporations to pick up these costs,” Mnuchin added, “and we also want to make sure that people can get free testing. The president wants lots of testing. One of the things the market responded very positively to was [that] the president has made just enormous progress with all these big companies coming in and saying that there’s testing.”
The apparent problems caught Democrats by surprise: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., said “we thought we had an agreement,” adding: “I want to vote tonight.”
Fox News is told the major objection to the bill from House Republicans has been extraneous matters House Democrats kept trying to include in the coronavirus package.
The timing of a potential Friday night vote was not clear. Shortly before 10 p.m., Pelosi informed her Democratic caucus that the “process has taken some time,” adding that “language incorporating the last details into the text is currently being written and should be completed soon.”
Sources told Fox that if the measure passes the House with an overwhelming majority, the Senate will take it up next week.
Earlier Friday, President Trump declared a national emergency over the coronavirus outbreak and announced partnerships with major U.S. companies to expand testing capabilities.
“This legislation is about testing, testing, testing,” Pelosi said. “To stop the spread of the virus, we have secured free coronavirus testing for everyone who needs a test, including the uninsured. We cannot fight coronavirus effectively unless everyone in our country who needs to be tested can get their test free of charge.”
According to Pelosi, the bill includes paid emergency leave with two weeks of paid sick leave and up to three months of paid family and medical leave. “We have also secured enhanced unemployment insurance, a step that will extend protections to furloughed workers,” she said.
Pelosi also said the bill will include nutrition security initiatives “including SNAP, student meals, seniors’ nutrition and food banks.” The Democrat said “22 million children rely on free or reduced-price school meals for their food security; we must ensure that they have food to eat.”
She also said the bill will include increased federal funds for Medicaid to support local, state, tribal and territorial governments and health systems “so that they have the resources necessary to combat this crisis.”
The revisions to the Democratic bill happened after the GOP flagged “major” concerns about the sick leave legislation on Thursday. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., criticized the initial legislation for creating a paid sick leave program through the Social Security Administration that he said would take six months to set up and hamper the agency’s normal functioning of disbursing checks to senior citizens.
He also objected to forcing permanent paid sick leave “for all businesses without exemptions and no sunsets,” McCarthy said.
Late Friday, McCarthy told reporters the bill “had some things which needed to be cleaned up.”
“This is a really good sign that shows bipartisanship, that we can overcome this virus,” he said. ” … It was very important to get this done before anybody departed.”
Trump had pressed for a payroll tax holiday to give some economic relief to Americans, but Pelosi has not included that in this bill, though she’s signaled more legislation could be needed as the scope and hurt of the pandemic is fully realized.
As I wrote yesterday, the “problems” being referred to in the above article include a funding for abortion package designed to “get around” the Hyde Amendment.
Pelosi got caught slipping in in the Coronavirus Stimulus Bill and evidently her and her fellow travelers are still, as of 9:15 p.m. Central Time, still trying to stuff pork into a package which they should be attempting to complete and vote on as soon as possible for the sake of the American people and not to highlight their own political goals and pet pet projects.
Unfortunately, slipping things to appease special interest groups into bills meant to do good for the public is something which Pelosi and the rest of the Far Left Democrats have been good at doing for quite a while, now.
How do you think that all of these 501 organizations have sprung up over the last couple of decades?
Funding coming from our tax dollars through Democratic pork projects and funding through George Soros and his Open Society Foundation have built an international network of Far Left Organizations who feed at a trough of Perrier bought and paid for by American Taxpayers.
What revealed Pelosi’s game this time for all of the nation to see and condemn, was the utter urgency of the situation faced by our Sovereign Nation.
These relief measures need to be set in place as quickly as possible. This is no time for political shenanigans.
Once she got caught, Pelosi had to take a step back, as the eyes of a fearful nation were upon her. There was simply too much heat on her for her to continue in her “business as usual” mode.
Blatantly endorsing killing babies over healing Americans, given our present situation as a country, would not help her political party gain or even retain political power.
Judging from the reaction of my column from yesterday all over Facebook, the overwhelming majority of Americans were as outraged as I was over Pelosi’s Abortion Funding Attempt.
If she and her fellow Democrats want to continue to have some sort of presence in Capitol Hill, they had better work with the President to complete a bill containing the things which this suffering nation actually needs to survive.
If she doesn’t, Americans will remember in November.
Until He Comes,
The military deployed nearly a dozen Air Force fighter jets to the Persian Gulf state of Qatar this week amid escalating tensions with Iran and threats against American forces in the region.
The F-22 Raptors arrived Thursday to al-Udeid air base, the hub for U.S. air operations in the Middle East. In a statement, U.S. Central Command said the planes were being deployed to Qatar for the first time to “defend American forces and interests.”
FoxNews.com reports that
The Senate on Friday, after a record-breaking 10-hour vote, failed to approve a resolution that would require President Trump to get congressional approval before ordering a military intervention in Iran.
The vote, which was not expected to pass, came after political unease over the White House’s tough talk against Iran.
The vote was the longest in the chamber’s history. The Senate closed its vote on the measure at 3:10 p.m. ET, which was 10 hours and 8 minutes after starting the vote. The old record for the length of a Senate vote was set on Dec. 21, 2018 at five hours and 20 minutes.
The plan needed 60 votes. But the final tally was 50-40. Sen. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., who participated in Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate, voted at 3:10 p.m. in favor of the Iran amendment. Moments later, the vote was closed, and the Senate was quickly gaveled out of session.
The effort will continue on the other side of Congress: The House is expected to take up the issue next month.
Lawmakers have argued Trump cannot continue relying on the nearly two-decade-old war authorizations Congress approved in the aftermath of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.
Democratic Sen. Tom Udall of New Mexico, an author of the measure, says he’s not alone in raising concern about Trump’s “ping-pong diplomacy” and “go it alone posture.”
“This reckless diplomacy is dangerously reminiscent of the run up to the war with Iraq,” he said on the Senate floor Thursday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called it nothing more than another example of “Trump Derangement Syndrome,” which he explained as whatever the president’s for “they seem to be against.”
McConnell said putting restrictions on the White House would “hamstring” the president’s ability to respond militarily at a time of escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran.
The State Department has ordered all non-emergency personnel at the U.S. Embassy and consulate in Iraq to leave the country amid rising tensions between the U.S. and Iran.
The announcement was made in a security alert on its website early Wednesday morning. The alert also said that normal visa services would be temporarily suspended.
This comes amid a standoff between the U.S. and Iran, which has recently threatened to pull out of the nuclear deal and resume higher uranium enrichment if no new deal is put in place.
Are you old enough to remember the Iranian Hostage Crisis? If not, here is a summary, courtesy of u-s-history.com:
On November 4, 1979, an angry mob of some 300 to 500 “students” who called themselves “Imam’s Disciples,” laid siege to the American Embassy in Teheran, Iran, to capture and hold hostage 66 U.S. citizens and diplomats. Although women and African-Americans were released a short time later, 51 hostages remained imprisoned for 444 days with another individual released because of illness midway through the ordeal.
…Upon the death of the shah in July  (which neutralized one demand) and the Iraqi invasion of Iran in September (necessitating weapons acquisition), Iran became more amenable to reopening negotiations for the hostages’ release.
In the late stages of the presidential race with Ronald Reagan, Carter, given those new parameters, might have been able to bargain with the Iranians, which might have clinched the election for him. The 11th-hour heroics were dubbed an “October Surprise”* by the Reagan camp — something they did not want to see happen.
Allegations surfaced that William Casey, director of the Reagan campaign, and some CIA operatives, secretly met with Iranian officials in Europe to arrange for the hostages’ release, but not until after the election. If true, some observers aver, dealing with a hostile foreign government to achieve a domestic administration’s defeat would have been grounds for charges of treason.
Reagan won the election, partly because of the failure of the Carter administration to bring the hostages home. Within minutes of Reagan’s inauguration, the hostages were released.
It’s not that the Democrats have forgotten that Iran hates us.
It is the fact that they do not care.
Back in September of 2018, the Washington Free Beacon reported that
Former Secretary of State John Kerry disclosed that he has been conducting rogue diplomacy with top Iranian officials to salvage the landmark nuclear deal and push the Islamic Republic to negotiate its contested missile program, according to recent remarks.
Kerry, in an interview with radio host Hugh Hewitt to promote his new book, said that he has met with Iranian Former Minister Javad Zarif—the former secretary’s onetime negotiating partner—three or four times in recent months behind the Trump administration’s back.
“I think I’ve seen him three or four times,” Kerry said, adding that he has been conducting sensitive diplomacy without the current administration’s authorization. Kerry said he has criticized the current administration in these discussions, chiding it for not pursuing negotiations from Iran, despite the country’s fevered rhetoric about the U.S. president.
Kerry’s comments are in line with previous reporting on his behind-the-scenes attempts to save the nuclear deal and ensure that Iran continues receiving billions in cash windfalls.
The thing is, gentle readers, you can bet that John F. Kerry did not think of “reaching out” to the Iranians on his own.
What has been conveniently forgotten, thanks to the Far Left Democrats’ 24/7 TDS-inspired attacks on President Trump, is the fact that Barack Hussein Obama, the Former Petulant President Pantywaist himself, has set up his Command Headquarters for his “Shadow Government” just a few blocks away from the White House and has even moved his “right-hand Iranian” Valerie Jarrett, into the house with him and “Mooch”.
The move by the Democrats to restrict Trump from responding appropriately to Iranian aggressive actions against America is coordinated, as Fox News reports in the above articles.
Just as Kerry continues to get his marching orders from Former President Obama, I would not be surprised if Petulant President Pantywaist has not been making phone calls to Democrat Senators and Representatives requesting that they do whatever they have to in order to preserve Obama’s legacy of “Peace in Our Time”.
Oh, wait…that was British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain’s motto when acquiescing to Germany’s National Socialist Party, otherwise known as the Nazis.
What a coincidence.
Frightening, isn’t it?
There is a reason why there were no American flags on the stage for the Democratic Candidates’ 2-night debate.
I’ll bet you can figure out what it is.
Until He Comes,
ABC News reports that
The veteran criminal defense attorney who headed President Donald Trump’s legal team during a crucial stretch of the special counsel investigation believes the entire affair will end in silence from special counsel Robert Mueller, and called the massive two-year probe into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign “a terrible waste of time.”
“I don’t think there’ll be a report,” John Dowd told ABC News in a wide-ranging interview for the premiere episode of “The Investigation,” a new podcast focused on the probe led by special counsel Robert Mueller. “I will be shocked if anything regarding the president is made public, other than ‘We’re done.’”
Dowd, 77, left his role as Trump’s lead attorney last March over differing views about how cooperative to be with prosecutors. But after spending nearly a year guiding the president’s legal strategy, he forged a close relationship with Trump and continues to speak with him about the Russia probe.
In one of his most in-depth interviews since departing Trump’s legal team, he offered a view of the probe very much in line with that of the president -– namely, that it lacks merit.
“I know exactly what [Mueller] has,” Dowd said. “I know exactly what every witness said, what every document said. I know exactly what he asked. And I know what the conclusion or the result is,” he said, describing the sweeping efforts by Trump’s legal team to assess the case by speaking to dozens of witnesses. Based on that knowledge, Dowd said, “there’s no basis. There’s no exposure. It’s been a terrible waste of time.”
Dowd’s overall view of the investigation — he called it “one of the greatest frauds this country’s ever seen” — echoes Trump’s claim that it is a hoax or a witch hunt.
Meanwhile, up on Capitol Hill,
After two years and 200 interviews, the Senate Intelligence Committee is approaching the end of its investigation into the 2016 election, having uncovered no direct evidence of a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia, according to both Democrats and Republicans on the committee.
But investigators disagree along party lines when it comes to the implications of a pattern of contacts they have documented between Trump associates and Russians — contacts that occurred before, during and after Russian intelligence operatives were seeking to help Donald Trump by leaking hacked Democratic emails and attacking his opponent, Hillary Clinton, on social media.
“If we write a report based upon the facts that we have, then we don’t have anything that would suggest there was collusion by the Trump campaign and Russia,” said Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, in an interview with CBS News last week.
Burr was careful to note that more facts may yet be uncovered, but he also made clear that the investigation was nearing an end.
“We know we’re getting to the bottom of the barrel because there’re not new questions that we’re searching for answers to,” Burr said.
On Tuesday, Burr doubled down, telling NBC News, “There is no factual evidence of collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia.”
Back in April of last year, the House Investigative Committee also found no evidence of collusion with the Russians by President Trump after a year-long investigation.
However, now that the Democrats are in control of the House of Representatives, “Little Adam Schitt…err…Schipp and his “fellow travelers” have made investigating the Russian Collusion Fairy Tale their number one priority. However, they plan on not just investigating Russian Collusion, they plan on investigating the president’s personal finances, his tax returns, and probably his whole family if they get their way.
In my opinion, this makes the Democrats in the House of Representatives no better than a bunch of Internet Trolls.
They are not up on Capitol Hill serving their constituencies. They are serving themselves, attempting to abate the all-consuming hatred they hold for the 45th President of the United States of America.
President Trump fairly and squarely beat their Presidential Candidate, Hillary Clinton by finishing the night of November 8, 2016 with more Electoral Votes than she had, as per the requirements of our Constitution for determining the outcome of a Presidential Election.
Even though both bodies of Congress have completed their investigations and found diddly-squat and the Special Counsel’s Russia Probe has not found any evidence of collusion on the part of President Trump with the Russians, that is simply not good enough for these self-appointed Guardians of Truth and Righteousness, these Modern Day Pharisees.
Back during the meeting held on January 4 about the Government Shutdown, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told the President,
“We’re not going to impeach you.”
Okay, then why hold all of these superfluous investigations?
Is the purpose simply to block Trump from succeeding in fulfilling the Campaign Promises he made to the American people?
That could be done through the normal delay tactics which have been used for years by both bodies of Congress.
No, this is something more. perhaps San Fran Nan was unaware that she was not speaking for the House Democrats.
Or, perhaps she was just plain lying to the President in order to get him to end the partial shutdown, which would make the House Democrats appear to have had the upper hand.
Whichever way, the House Democrats have come off as being monumentally ineffective, as President Trump currently has a “yuge” 52% approval rating.
Perhaps the House Democrats should cancel their investigative vendetta against the President and actually attempt to do the job that they were sent up to Capital Hill to do: serve their constituencies.
Naw…they wouldn’t do that.
As we say in Dixie,
“That would be too much like right.”
Until He Comes,
FoxNews.com reports that
A key committee in the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives is moving to eliminate the God reference from the oath administered to witnesses testifying before the panel, as part of a new rules package expected to be approved this week, according to a draft obtained exclusively by Fox News.
The draft shows that the House Committee on Natural Resources would ask witnesses to recite only, “Do you solemnly swear or affirm, under penalty of law, that the testimony that you are about to give is the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth?”
The rules proposal places the words “so help you God” in red brackets, indicating they are slated to be cut. The words “under penalty of law” are in red text, indicating that Democrats propose to add that phrasing to the oath.
The draft rules also remove the phrase “his or her” throughout the document, changing those two pronouns to “their.” The rules additionally modify all references to the committee’s “Chairman” to instead refer only to the committee’s “Chair.”
Other rules changes relate to expanding the committee’s authority over natural gas in Alaska and fossil-fuel resources.
While many federal oaths include the phrase “so help me God,” some — most notably the presidential oath of office — do not.
The full committee is set to vote on the new language this week, and the rules would take effect immediately if adopted. Other committees were still in the process of finalizing their rules on Monday.
Republican leaders reacted with dismay to the proposed change, and suggested it was a sign of the Democratic Party’s leftward shift.
“It is incredible, but not surprising, that the Democrats would try to remove God from committee proceedings in one of their first acts in the majority,” House Republican Conference Chairwoman Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., told Fox News. “They really have become the party of Karl Marx.”
Spokespeople for the Natural Resources Committee did not immediately reply to Fox News’ requests for comment. The committee, which has oversight of national parks, wildlife and energy, is chaired by Democratic Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva.
The proposed change was not the first time Democrats have sought to strike references to God in official party documents. In 2012, the floor of the Democratic National Convention erupted over a sudden move to restore to the platform a reference to God and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — after heavy criticism from Republicans for initially omitting them. Democrats, though, were hardly in agreement over the reversal.
A large and loud group of delegates shouted “no” as the convention chairman (then-Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa) called for the vote. Villaraigosa had to call for the vote three times before ruling that the “ayes” had it. Many in the crowd booed after he determined the language would be restored.
The battle marked the biggest platform fight in either party’s convention, and signaled Democrats were worried the prior language could have been politically damaging in a tight election year.
A senior campaign official told Fox News at the time that then-President Barack Obama personally intervened to change the language in both cases. On the God reference, the official said the president’s response was, “Why did it change in the first place?”
The House panel’s proposed change comes as far-left progressive Democratic freshman in Congress, including Michigan Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Minnesota Ilhan Omar, have come under fire from Republicans for pushing what they call radical and unfounded religious-based attacks.
Omar, for example, wrote in 2012 that “Israel has hypnotized the world, may Allah awaken the people and help them see the evil doings of Israel.” Tlaib was accused of engaging in an anti-Semitic slur earlier this month by suggesting Republican politicians were truly loyal to Israel, not the United States.
Omar and Tlaib made history by becoming the first-ever Muslim women in Congress.
Within the past week, the “New” Democratic Party have shown Americans who they truly are and what they stand for.
And, it certainly is not good.
First, New York State’s Democratic Governor Mario Cuomo signed into law a bill which allows babies to be murdered in the mother’s womb on up to their day of birth..
Now, the Democrats in the House of Representatives wish to reject the authority of God over their actions.
Never mind that 75% of Americans proclaim Jesus Christ as our Risen Savior.
This country has been pulling apart at the seams since the night of November 8, 2016, which Donald J. Trump was elected as our 45th President.
And the thing is, it is not his fault.
The direction which the Modern Democratic Party has taken to the Far Left of the Political Spectrum has put them at odds with the majority of Americans who still hold dear the Traditional Faith and Values System upon which our Sovereign Nation was founded.
Looking back on all of the protests and violence since Donald J. Trump defeated Hillary Clinton for the presidency on the night of November 8, 2016, including the out-of-control attacks on Associate Justice Kavanaugh during his Confirmation Hearings and on Republican Politicians and average Americans by Antifa and the rest of the New Bolsheviks, it is very apparent that there is something that is literally tearing apart the fabric of our country.
The only conclusion that I, as a Christian American can reach, is the fact that our Sovereign Nation is in the midst of SPIRITUAL WARFARE for its very soul.
Make no mistake about it, boys and girls, EVIL EXISTS.
My friends, I believe that we are fighting a war against “princes and principalities”. Evil is still alive and well and flourishing in a world in which relative morality and situational ethics are increasingly being accepted as normal behavior.
We see it everyday around us.
It inundates the cable news channels, 24 hours a day. Heck, you can even see it on Facebook.
Since Cain slew Able with a rock, mankind, because we are all fallen creatures, has had to deal with the presence of evil in our lives.
From the legendary massacres, perpetrated by Vlad the Impaler, to the horrific scenes of Hitler’s Concentration Camps, to the killing fields of Pol Pot, to the massacre of innocent Middle Eastern Christians by Islamic State, to the murders by Chicago Street Gangs every night, the Forces of Evil continue to flourish across the globe.
Who we as a nation are struggling with are those forces who want to turn our country into not just an immoral society, but, an amoral one, whose concept of right and wrong is “Whatever Gets You Through the Night (It’s Alright. It’s Alright.)”, and whose ultimate authority is not the God of Abraham, but a Godless All-Powerful Central Government, whose credo is
From each according to his abilities, to each according to his needs. (Karl Marx)
Just as Marxism has failed wherever it has been tried before, so would it fail here.
Just as amorality and licentiousness led to the destruction of the Roman Empire, so, if allowed to do so, will it lead to America’s.
The galling thing is the fact that, even though, as I mentioned earlier, American Christians remain 75% of the population, we are propagandized and suppressed by the Liberals in both the Old and New Media, to make it seem as if WE are the Minority, when, in fact, WE are the overwhelming Majority.
It is this New Generation of Amoral Socialists, who are in fact, just a tiny, albeit vocal, Minority of America’s population.
So, what can an average Christian American, like you and me, do about this “Tyranny of the Minority”?
As the Apostle Paul tells us in Ephesians, we can STAND.
However, you cannot stand without “the full armor of God”. I have found, as have my family and friends, that the better that you are doing, in terms of your Christian Walk, the harder that you will be attacked.
10Finally, be strong in the Lord and in the strength of His might. 11Put on the full armor of God, so that you will be able to stand firm against the schemes of the devil. 12For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.…- Ephesians 6:10-12
Our Christianity as Americans does not and can not end at Noon on Sunday, as we shake the Preacher’s hand and walk out of the sanctuary.
As every Christian knows, the Triune God dwells within each of us, in the form of that “still, small voice”, the Holy Spirit.
And, we must allow that “still, small voice” to accompany us to the voting booth on November 6th.
Christians have to make a choice in these tough times.
The choice we each have to make is whether to “give to Caesar” that which is not his, our Christian Faith, or to listen to that “still, small voice” and decide which candidates will best serve and protect our Sovereign Nation and its citizenry from our enemies, foreign and DOMESTIC.
This is not just a “Political Choice” which we as Christian Americans are facing right now.
As I wrote earlier, America is in the midst of a battle of “Princes and Principalities”.
By now. you’re probably asking, “So what’s the point of all this, KJ?”
We are given free will by our Creator…will to make choices and decisions on the direction of our lives. Being human, we often don’t make the right decisions and being human, those decisions have the potential to lead us down a dark path.
Whether it is in reality or strictly in the close quarters of our own consciousness, the path we choose to follow is up to us. However, our parents, family, and friends can make a difference in our journey and I thank God that through His Grace I was given a Father who made sure that I received loving instruction in The Way in which I should go.
We still live in the greatest country on the face of the earth and we still have a responsibility to one another and to those who have gone before us, risking their very lives to secure our freedom.
The Light or the Darkness. The choice is up to each and every one of us.
Little children, you are from God and have overcome them, for he who is in you is greater than he who is in the world. 1 John 4:14 (ESV)
And, I stand with the King of Kings.
You see, gentle readers, I’ve read the back of The Book.
The Good Guys win.
Do you want us to be “One Nation under God” or “The Tower of Babel”?
As you go about your day today, remember, that we have an Advocate, in Jesus Christ the Righteous, and, He is in our corner.
So, take that “little light” of yours, and let it shine.
AND FIGHT THE GOOD FIGHT.
Until He Comes,