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Providing Conservative political commentary to Americans who prefer to cling to their guns and bibles since 2013!
First and foremost I am a Christian – a “Christ follower.” I am not perfect. I struggle with God’s Word because it is sometimes hard Word. There are many things in my Bible I do not fully understand, and I believe that is as God intended. God sent his only Son to die on the cross for my sins. The least I can do in return is take some things on faith! I don’t care what God you pray to, so long as YOU’RE not in charge of the Universe. If you tell me that you do not believe in any form of Supreme Being then my default response will be to hold you in high suspicion.
Second I am human being “endowed by my Creator with certain unalienable rights” as set forth in the U.S. Constitution. The Constitution does not convey these rights – it simply officially recognizes them… for the first time in any document in the history of Man. Neither the President of the United States, nor Congress, nor the Supreme Court of the United States, nor the combined will of the entirety of the American people – either by “law” or amendment – can take any of these rights from me. Get between me and my rights and there’s gonna be trouble. Chief among my unalienable rights is the 2nd Amendment which officially recognizes (it does not confer) my inherent right to self-defense and the defense of my family, my property and those innocent and helpless persons depending on me for their well-being… by whatever means necessary.
Third, I am a retired Army Senior NCO with 40 years of service to my country, most of that in Infantry units. I’m loud, aggressive, crude, and occasionally vulgar. I carry a legal concealed firearm and most days more than one large knife (not sure if some of those are exactly “legal”.) Deal with it. I’m old now and getting a little slower than I once was, so don’t be surprised if I strike first and ask questions later. I am a sheepdog. If you’re weak I will defend you. If you are strong I will stand with you. If you are a terrorist, or a criminal, or a thug, or a “gangsta”, or a rapist, or a pedophile, or a hate-filled racist or some other lower life form then you and me got trouble.
The U.S. Constitution including each and every damn one of the Amendments in the Bill of Rights and after – period. If you want to “fundamentally change America”… well get an amendment to the Constitution! While I embrace the Constitution as an incredible document inspired by God, by its very nature it is subject to eventual change by the uninspired and un-Godly, so there are caveats and exceptions! For the most part I support the laws of America – as long as they are Constitutional. But in a contest between “the Law” and “the Constitution”, the Constitution must win every time. And in a contest between American “Law” – even the American “Constitution” – and the Law of God as set forth in the Bible, God’s Law must win every time. Just because something is lawful, does NOT mean that it is Godly… and I assure you that not all of America’s laws are Godly.
A free-market Capitalist economy (I oppose Socialism and Communism in all forms), low taxes and a balanced budget. A policy of strong national defense with clear, stable and predictable foreign policy (we owe our allies and indeed the world that much.) Term limits for ALL of our politicians, limited government, and full accountability and transparency in and from my government… because of this belief I oppose public sector unions – all civil servants work for the American people and government is a not-for-profit enterprise!
I believe that…
There is real, tangible evil in the world, and that it walks among us every day. Sometimes that evil controls entire countries. Evil that goes unopposed only grows. Evil must be recognized, confronted and defeated as soon as possible. Delay will only be measured in suffering, destruction and death.
Life begins at conception and abortion is murder. If you call yourself a Christian and you think that abortion is probably acceptable in cases of rape or incest then you need to re-evaluate your Christianity.
Immigrants should enter America legally and follow our well-established process to obtain citizenship. The concept of the “anchor baby” is a myth – if you believe that crap you’re not reading the Constitution clearly enough!
Parents should actually raise their children… that is not a function of government. Many – perhaps most – of the problems we in America are facing today are the direct result of bad parenting.
Lately I have become very, very worried about the course our nation is on. I believe that there are a great many Americans that would like very much to take away most of my rights, and run my life in accordance with their own warped, Godless, Liberal ideology. They are convinced that they are smarter than I am, and that they must guide me through the decisions of my life as if I were a retarded child… decisions like how much salt I should have, or the sort of language I should feel comfortable using, or whether or not I should have the right to defend myself.
I encounter Americans who do not seem to posses the slightest understanding of current events, American civics, the state of the world in which they live, or of basic cause-and-effect relationships… the same “smarter-than-thou” Americans I mentioned previously. They lack the most basic understanding of our nation, its history and our form of government. They cannot name the three branches of government, or describe how a law is made, or tell me anything about their Constitutional rights. Many cannot tell me what political party the President of the United States belongs to even if they voted for him… many simply do not vote! Some cannot even point to Canada or Mexico or the Pacific Ocean on a map, or tell me which hemisphere we live in… and these morons want to run my life?
During my lifetime – over the past roughly 60 years – the national debt has soared from a paltry $275 billion (that’s billion with a “B”) to an unbelievable $19 trillion (with a capital “T”)! In the pursuit of votes our politicians – both Democrat and Republican – have created an unsustainable, cradle-to-grave welfare society that rewards substandard performance, single mothers and unemployment. In order to combat that I am a member of the T.E.A. Party, but we have a two-party system so I when election day rolls around I am a Republican.
Alexis de Tocqueville, the famous French historian (1805-1859) wrote, “The American Republic will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the public with the public’s money.” He also wrote, “Americans are so enamored of equality that they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.”
Finally, my military oath of American military service is a life-long commitment to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same.” Understand that the next bit about obeying the orders of the President of the United States and the officers appointed over me is secondary to the first sentence. If there is a conflict you can damn sure bet I’ll go with that first bit.
None of that should scare you even a little, because it means you can count on me to obey the law (God’s Law first, then the Constitutional laws of the United States), respect your unalienable rights, and defend you if I can. If you are scared by that then you’re probably a Liberal pussy, and you’re also probably one of those Americans that is trying to take my rights away… which makes you one of those “enemies foreign and domestic” I referred to earlier.
So it’s on like Donkey Kong America! I’m gonna do everything I can to try to pull my country out of the nose-dive it’s in. If you want to help with that – great. If not then get the hell out of my way… and get off my blog!