The Last Full Measure

The year is 1918, and the Argonne Forest is thick with the smoke of artillery fire. In the course of forty-seven days, over 26,000 young American lives were lost in the defense of northern France. Though America’s entry into World War 1 was late, it was pivotal. It would be the first time that the men of the United States would give their lives in defense of democracy, but it would not be the last.

It’s Tuesday, June 6th, 1944. After days of stormy weather and overcast skies, the young men of The Greatest Generation are battling sea-sickness and frayed nerves. After a short ride in their landing craft, the ramps dropped…..and German machine guns started their deadly work. At Point Du Hoc, at Omaha and Utah beach, American blood turned the sea red, but the spirit of the U.S. fighting forces, and the dedication to those with which they served, drove them relentlessly forward…….and along with their battling brothers in the Pacific theater they brought the Axis powers to their knees.

Just a few short years later, in November 1950, American forces fought a determined North Korean Army, along with their Chinese reinforcements, in the Battle of The Chosin Reservoir. Not just battling waves of North Korean troops, but frostbite, frozen guns and equipment……even the blood of American soldiers froze before it could hit the ground. Still…….the North Koreans were fought back to where they started, and a free and prosperous South Korea is the result.

Over a decade later, in the middle of the Vietnam War on January 21st, 1968, United States Marines and their allies came under intense fire while defending their garrison at Khe Sanh. For the next 77 days, and against all odds, the Marines successfully repelled the North Vietnamese. Though almost 500 Marines were lost, their brave actions cost their attackers over 10,000 troops……..and even though their country had lost the taste for this war, the fighting men of the United States never lost an engagement with their determined and savage enemy.

In more recent years, the volunteers of the United States Armed Forces have fought  bravely in a thousand different battles – in a thousand different hellholes across the Middle East…….and they continue to do so. In places like Fallujah, and the inhospitable terrain of the mountains of Afghanistan – American men and women have served with distinction and honor against an enemy that wears no uniform and honors no rules of engagement.

Today is a day to remember those that have fallen in service to our nation. In the midst of your cookouts and festivities, among the smiles and laughter of good friends and family, take a moment to remember the stoic suffering of those countless Americans…..whom endured the unendurable, and watched as their friends and brothers-in-arms fell to the fire of the enemy. This Memorial Day, give thanks and honor to those that have fallen – so that we may stand. Of those that have fought for America…….all gave some, and some gave all.

“It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us — that from these honored dead we take increased devotion to that cause for which they gave the last full measure of devotion — that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.” – Abraham Lincoln at the Gettysburg Address

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The Cruz Conundrum

I almost feel bad for Ted Cruz and his supporters. To be sure, The Junior Senator from Texas managed to win his home state, in addition to Oklahoma and Alaska, and congratulations to him. Here is the problem…… it wasn’t enough. The reason I’m not mentioning Marco Roboto…..er, I mean Rubio, is because he’s a tool, and without a stolen and brokered convention, he has no reason to continue. This is why it is essentially a two man race.

Now, I will vote for Cruz if he pulls off a miracle and happens to honestly win enough delegates to be the nominee. With that said, there are many more things that this election means to me than who is the most “conservative”, and I have been insulted, criticized, and had my very faith questioned because I support Trump over Cruz.

First of all…..I don’t know what the political definition of “conservative” is anymore. Is it the political definition, you know the one that every republican claims to be while running? Is it the fiscal definition……you know, the one that no one in Washington D.C. seems to be able to grasp? Or is it the religious definition, which is used and abused by politicians to get elected, then disregarded as quickly as fiscal conservatism? These are the reasons I will not blindly vote for a “conservative” politician. In fact, it’s why I frankly have turned away from any and all politicians during this presidential election cycle.

This is also why I don’t support Cruz in the primaries. He has, to be sure, talked the talk…..but in my opinion he doesn’t walk the walk. Now, before your head explodes Cruz supporter, he has not had the opportunity to walk the walk, and the reason is because he has been incapable of either getting anything done, or stopping anything, to slow the descent of America into either 3rd world, or European style, chaos.

It’s also a personal stance in my case…….my number one and two issues respectively are our enormous, massive debt, and our enormous, massive, illegal immigration problem.  In my opinion, Cruz’s support of the Trans-Pacific “trade” Partnership (TPP), and “Immigration Reform” ( I don’t care whose mouth it comes out of, that means Amnesty and open borders )  make it difficult for me to even begin to support him.  The pictures and videos of Cruz handing out Teddy Bears and candy alongside Glenn Beck not too long ago keep irritating me like a bad splinter.  The same irritation I get that Cruz, in my opinion, has questionable legal status to run for the office.

And that’s how we get to my final point about Ted Cruz and why he has not done better in the primaries so far…….his supporters. Not all of them, mind you, but enough of them to really, I mean really, turn me off to him as a candidate. I watched as all of the republican talking heads ( Erickson, Krauthammer, Kristol, Levin, etc.. ) insisted on Donald Trump signing a pledge to support the eventual nominee, and he did. Now those same bobbleheads are not only saying they are going to stay home on election day, they are actively advocating that YOU stay home as well.  In my opinion, they are shallow, petty, political operators that care more about taking their toys and going home, because they have been wrong, than they care about stopping our slide into oblivion.

In addition, I have read, and been lectured by, comments directed at me by Cruz advocates that make any Trump insult look tame. I am “evil”, “unchristian”, “stupid”, “uneducated”, “brownshirt”, “Nazi”, and even “Hillary Supporter”. Cruz has wrapped himself in the Bible, yet chosen as his attack dog Glenn Beck, who’s judgment is say, questionable……add to that he has not come out and refuted his supporters’ admonition to just pout and stay home, and I have a difficult time taking him seriously. If truly you are concerned this may be our last chance to alter course through a presidential election, I don’t see how you can say, ” Vote for me or don’t vote at all “.

I know many will disagree with me, and once again tell me Trump is no “conservative”. In my opinion, any republican running who cannot bring in moderates, Dixiecrats, blue collars, young people, and minorities in greater number than previous elections is doomed. I want a re-invigoration of The American Spirit, American capitalism, and American culture. I want illegals deported and the border secured. I want America respected, and yes feared, again across the globe.  I’m not sure voting for another Junior Senator, who is a lawyer ( because when a lawyer says “should” or “would”, or “ought to”, that means “NO THEY WON’T”, trust me ), and who will not get ONE SINGLE VOTE from the opposition, who has less than clear birth records and sealed college records,  is the way to go…….again……especially since it’s worked out so well for us in the past seven years.

 

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results.  – Albert Einstein

 

The Republicans Still Just Don’t Get It

A quick thought here…..(as I am busy scripting the next EmpireofTruth video), The republicans, after eight years of Dubya Bush and six with Obozo, still just don’t get it. Do you know why Mitt Romney lost the last presidential election? I do, and it’s in the numbers.  Millions of ordinary folks stayed home and by default gave the Dems and Obama yet another victory. Why? Because Mitt was, and is, just plain boring. Every current candidate, with the exception of Cruz, is attacking Trump because of his comments on Illegal Immigration. What a bunch of Idiots. I mean historically, technically, and factually they are complete boobs.

Let me state this for everyone…..even those who think with their “feelings”, which is every single supposed progressive, NO NATION CAN SURVIVE MASSIVE UNFETTERED ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION. I’ve written this before, but in this “nation of cowards” ( Quoting Eric Holder ), we are unwilling to look at a steaming pile of horse shat and call it what it is. You cannot import illiterate, unskilled peoples that do not speak the national language, do not respect the national law, and refuse to assimilate, into what’s left of our culture and expect positive results. As long as we have a welfare state, we cannot have open borders.

But don’t tell that to Rick Perry. He’s what is called ” all hat and no cattle” in Texas. I mean, what a moron. The governor of a border state that is racked with crime and expense at the hands of criminal aliens is attacking an extremely successful businessman, with interests all over the world, over truthful, if un-artful, statements about illegal immigration.. Perry is trashing Trump while praising the efforts of the “tejanos” at the Alamo…..even though he left out the huge fact that it was an army of Mexicans from Mexico that were the attackers.

Let me put it to you this way. If you were a bank robber, or rapist, or murderer, and you see an article in the paper saying, “hey……here in La Ciudad Mexico we have a Sanctuary City. If you come to Mexico illegally, have a felony criminal history, and cannot speak Spanish, we will welcome you! You will have access to medical care, EBT cards, and employment. All you do is show up, we’ll do the rest, Gringo!”.  Who do you think from the United States would flock to this paradise? Well that’s what every “sanctuary city” in the U.S. is doing. Sounds pretty stupid, doesn’t it? You know why? Because it is, that’s why.

Listen, I know people like to make an argument based on feeling good and patting themselves on the back. Something similar to, ” Hey….everybody wants the same thing for their family and to have a good life and what about the children….”.  It’s usually these same intellectual giants that don’t ever actually rub shoulders with illegals, or if they do it’s to condescendingly point out where their shrubs need pruning and yard needs edging.

Frankly, if you are one of these bleeding heart/factually vacant/non-critical thinking/political partisan hacks that just is absolutely set on self destruction, by all means, shut your mouth and open your wallet.

See, there’s nothing preventing you and all the extended-pinkie-finger chardonnay drinkers you hang out with from taking your money and throwing it at every illegal you see. That’s what non-government types do, you know. But my guess is that all those who so strenuously advocate open borders will continue to insist that everyone else pony up the funds through taxation and the welfare state. These same people will claim that we are “a nation of immigrants”, when those that came before did so legally and without the benefit of social welfare.

The crux of the issue is this: If you think that we the enlightened people, who have the memory-span of goldfish, no civics or knowledge of history, and no sense of the greatness and ingenuity of those that came before us, can solve the massive problems we now face with our current philosophy……….oh my.

Because there’s a reason the Chinese built a wall  several centuries ago. There’s a reason Rome fell. There’s a reason that every major civilization built borders around themselves. Because you can’t lock your doors but then leave your windows wide open.  It’s time we open our eyes and close our border, and especially time to staunch the massive bleeding from a wound that’s self inflicted. I invite you, if you disagree, to put your money where your mouth is.  Buy houses, move illegals in, pay for their healthcare and education, feed and clothe them, learn Spanish to communicate with them, and then clean up after them. Only then will I tolerate your soap box moaning about human rights and the children.

Oh……and Illegals are sending (as of a 2013 Washington Times report) over 23 Billion dollars back to Mexico every year. No wonder the Mexican government lobbies our Congress and White House to ignore their citizens illegal entry into our country. And that’s just Mexico.

Just don’t try to tell any of the Establishment Republican contenders any of this. They are all too busy promising more goodies to the non citizen,  talking about the confederate flag, being obsessed with what does or doesn’t dangle between your legs and where you want to put it, and trilling the R’s in Puerrrrrto Rrrrrrico. For the childrrrrrrren, just not yours.

  ” Just a good old boy, never meaning no harm….. Beats all you ever saw, been in trouble with the law since the day he was born…..” Waylon Jennings

The Crying Game

 

Ahh the pandering. Used to be it had to actually be an election year to see the kind of blatant, disgusting pandering I see happening all around me. Oh, and by the way, will someone please ask Jeb (aka the dumb one) Bush just how much, if at all, he cares about American citizens? Or maybe ask him how the second largest source of income, outside of oil revenues, to Mexico is American dollars sent home by illegal aliens?  Let that sink in for a moment. It’s not just him either. Hillary Clinton, Smartest Woman in the World ( wow ladies, truly she’s not the best you can do ), is also busy promising goodies and amnesty to Mexico’s income earners.

I have to stop and laugh out loud for just a moment. With all due respect I have to make a pretty obvious point. Jeb Bush is an idiot. And no, that’s not my opinion, it’s fact. He’s made comments about how having a Mexican wife has given him a special insight into relating to Mexicans…..I mean hey, he even put himself down as a Hispanic on his 2009 voter registration form. I can imagine the kind of out-of-touch, juvenile, pre-pubescent mindset you would have to have to do something like that. It’s like genetically being a dude but checking “female” on your voter registration form. Oh wait, some people actually do that. See what I mean?

Without getting into the hundreds of paragraphs I could write regarding there being any other Bush family member running for president, let me just say this: NO. Just go away Jebster, just go away. Because if you think people stayed home instead of showing up to vote for Mitt ” dog-on-the-roof” Romney, my guess is that you’ll see tumbleweeds blowing through the parking lot of your local elementary school voting precinct. No one, and I seriously mean that, NO ONE will vote for Jeb Bush. Only the same big money, one percent douchebags who pay Karl Rove’s salary will check the box next to his name. Besides, that’s just what we need……bland, milquetoast, wishy-washy, vaguely old fashioned, nursing home Republicanism that identifies with the Barbarian Horde instead of my friends and family.

On the other hand, sadly, is Hillary Clinton. Can I just say, once for the record, REALLY? I lived through the Clinton presidency in the 90’s and I can honestly say this;  Bill Clinton was O.K……. in the sense that  he was, and is, a real piece of crap politically. He had the same, stale,  “Dixie Democrat” ideas that he had as Arkansas governor. The good, and bad, thing about Bill Clinton was his morals, or lack thereof. If a statue of Old Wild Bill were commissioned, it would be him sans pants at the presidential podium, starry-eyed intern underneath, with one hand giving a thumbs up and the other with a spittle-laced finger pointing skywards in order to best determine the shifting winds of his political base. But hell, at least he was an American and proud of it.

His wife, on the other hand, is a bitter, 1960’s type feminist radical. After growing up privileged and coddled by the very system she seeks to destroy, Hillary Rodham took a big one for the team and hitched her wagon to her exact opposite. Yes, she would put up with the philandering, drunken, I’ll kiss your baby and your teenage daughter, Bill Clinton to get what she wants, and that is the presidency. Aside from the fact that Shrill-Hill would sell a baby’s soul to Satan for a few more bucks, which is disturbing in the sense that she’s already loaded, what has she ever done to qualify for the office? I mean sure, the Manchurian Candidate this country elected the last two times has pretty much (with the help of Turkeyneck McConnell and Johnny Boner in Congress) destroyed the office and the balance of power.

I find it a horrible state of affairs. The Assumed Aristocracy that now rules us completely has grown so lazy, so indifferent and apathetic, that it isn’t even attempting to fool those of us that still have brains. A dud from the family that won’t go away, and a crusty maven from the other family that won’t go away. It’s really very humorous. A political fight between the Clintons and the Bushes is, and would be, nothing but a big show for all of us rubes. Hillary Clinton wholeheartedly represents, and is one of, the very “1%” that I have to keep hearing about…and so is Bush. Look it up. The two families have dinner together, go to the Burning Man ceremony at Bohemian Grove together, even Daddy Bush has been quoted as saying red-nosed B.J. Clinton is “like a son”. It’s like arguing which prince is going to inherit the throne, while ignoring that you are a serf under tyrannical rule that needs to rise up and claim your constitutional birthright. Oooh I like prince Harry, he’s sooooo dreamy.

My point is this; If you support Hillary because she has a va-jay-jay and so do you…..you’re an idiot that is fulfilling a sad stereotype. Look how  voting based on race has turned out for us, not so awesome, so let’s not add voting based on gender to our problems. On the other hand, if you support the first Hispanic candidate….namely Jeb Bush, you are also an idiot. It’s time to either find someone from nowhere, who actually has some real principles and solutions that center on our individual rights, or read and consider the words of Thomas Jefferson:

  “That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness…….” Declaration of Independence, July 4th 1776

The only question is this…… Do we have the stones to put back what we have deconstructed? Who will be the messenger of the truth? The truth is that liberal and conservative, male or female, black or white….. we were all given the means to define what we want as a free people. If we are allowed to engage in the pursuit of life, liberty, and happiness, then what I do in my home, on my property, is my business, and what you do in your home and on your property is likewise yours, how can we go wrong? Step away from tribalism and political correctness…..don’t be afraid to be offended. More importantly, Don’t be afraid to offend. You are not part of a group. You are not part of a race. You are an individual created and endowed with certain inalienable rights, and when we insist that the law and our government view us as such, many of the problems manufactured by our modern-day slavemasters will vanish.

It brings me to my conclusion, and the inspiration for the title of this column. I was born in 1976…..ironically the bicentennial of our founding. The newspapers and cereal boxes carried the image of Bruce Jenner……a picture of American vigor and the can-do spirit that made this Nation, triumphantly crossing the finish line in victory. Now it’s 2015…..not that far removed in the space of years, and once again Bruce Jenner is in the news. Except now he’s a cross-dressing narcissist that craves attention and “acceptance” in his pathetic delusion that he’s a woman.  So it is for America. Think hard…….do you want a return to that America of confidence and victory, or the emasculated basket case of blame, failure, and manufactured tribal rage that we have now become? If your answer is the latter…… then it is A Crying Game indeed.

The Demigogic Demigods

Ahh it’s morning in America. No really, it’s 9 AM and I’ve been reading my favorite online sources of opinion and commentary about the recent “wave” election. All I can say is wow, being right all the time is soooo boring. Not to mention it also infuriates everyone around me. Anyway, I knew that within 24 hours of being the winner by default, the GOP would quickly perform an about face regarding all their empty, gaseous promises of repealing Obamacare, sealing the border, stopping travel from Ebolafrica, and blah, blah, blah. As I have reported before, these bozos are not our salvation. And to top that, the GOP has misread (again) the will of the very people who put them in office. See, nobody I know voted “R” because they think the constipated-turtle Mitch McConnell or Oompa-Loompa orange Johnny Boner, I mean Boehner, were great choices based on their actions, or lack of them, in congress. They voted for the only opposition team on the field. I find myself wondering why they couldn’t at least pretend to hear what the voters were screaming.. which happened to be, “STOP!”

Because even though the American People have the memory of goldfish these days, the crap keeps pouring down so frequently that we can’t get rid of the smell. It’s one thing to have a scandal or two, an unconstitutional executive order or two, and then back to watching “The Daily Show” so we can guffaw at John Leibowitz’s contribution to our decline. The problem is that with the current administration it’s punch after punch, blow after blow (calm down Mr. Clinton), and no time to catch your breath and wipe off the blood. Everywhere I look I see not only the sad, inevitable failure of our Legislature, but also the tin-horn style dictatorship coming out of the White House. I think even the ignorant and blatantly partisan are weary of the gloom that overhangs this nation like fog on the San Francisco bay.

Iran is pretty close to a nuke. The economy is still tanking. Real unemployment, you know, the way we counted it when W was in office, is huge. Race and race politics have become disgusting and frankly tiresome. The press is a joke, nothing more than a modern day Pravda propping up its bad bet on Obama. Illegal immigration is rampant and unapologetic. What was once the mess in Iraq is now the growing caliphate. The gov’t is snooping on your phone and computer, choosing what healthcare you don’t get, and punishing anyone who brings it up. My whole life I’ve heard how bad Nixon was, but in truth, and in hindsight, the guy was a saint and protector of the republic compared to what we’ve got now.

Our wanna be Demi-God in Chief is the ultimate whiny brat. My mouth actually dropped during his press conference ( where once again he took no real questions ) when the petulant man-child said, ” Well, a lot of people didn’t vote……”, Now the guy is going to channel the will of the non-voter as well as ignore the will of the voter? Awesome. Even Bill Clinton, a veritable statesman by comparison, knew to come out and track to the center after he lost congress in the 90’s. I felt like I was watching the biggest temper tantrum ever seen by a grown man on television. Other than ignorant elitists and minorities who vote for color of skin over content of character, who is behind this buffoon? Seriously, I want to know. Because if you hated Bush then you must really hate this guy.

Add to this the disturbing two years to come. Here’s my predictions: Iran will get the nuke and either use it, or threaten to with great effect. The middle east will turn into two factions, Iran and it’s mullahs against the ISIS caliphate, competing for who can blow up the most western assets. Russia and China will throw off their shaky allegiance to the US dollar, at the same time hacking our banking and infrastructure, in effect defeating the once mighty America “without firing a shot”. Our own leadership will flood the country with the disease and ignorance of the third world and then let them vote, all the while stoking the racial divide to a boiling point. Add to that Soviet-style control of our flow of information by seizing control of the internet in the name of “fairness”.

I think, or at least I hope, that some are starting to understand what “fundamental transformation” is. It’s the startling realization that we elected someone who believes that in order to re-make us, he must break us. It’s not about arguing over the old issues anymore, because that is now a luxury we cannot afford. Without the framework of our constitution, and the unity of culture and nationality, the arguments will become infinitely more serious. You know, like how will you feed your family and survive in a world that looks nothing like the one you are accustomed to. We as a people have lazily allowed the true one percent, our Imperial Oligarchs, to take from us the control of the ship. The last election was a step towards regaining the helm, but much is yet to be done. Those who we have elected, no matter what they think, are not the Demi-gods of old…..they are just Old Demigogues.

DonkeyHole of the Year Award

I’m starting a new feature on my site called the “DonkeyHole of the Year Award”.

 It’s not very accurate because I get the feeling that many, many peeps will get this prestigious award all year long. Why? Because idiots are the gift that keeps on givin’……all year long. My choices for this Darwinian award will be wide and varied, but will offend SOMEONE. But since not many read this, and I make exactly zero dollars spewing my talent on The World, I really don’t care. Even though I seriously welcome debate so feel free to comment. I will absolutely address any serious (or not serious) comment.

So…. the first recipient of this year’s award is………

THOMAS ERIC DUNCAN! Come on down!!!! Oh wait… you’re dead. Well thank God….or Mother Nature…..or Allah. I don’t care what you believe in, thank Whatever that this D-Bag has taken the Big Dirt Nap. Tango Uniform. And in my opinion, it couldn’t have happened to a nicer guy.

To the lying, self serving, illegal entry, knew-he-had-Ebola-and-didn’t-care jerk who introduced the worlds’ most deadly virus to America……Congrats! You are the DonkeyHole of the Year! I’d pin the award on myself, but even the remains are infectious.

What makes it better is our favorite race-pimp Jesse Jackson is assisting this P.O.S.’s family to, get this, SUE! the Hospital and city for supposedly not giving him the same treatment  as Whitey. Not even a citizen, heck… not even alive, and our award winner’s family has already figured America out. Awesome.

So…..to all the feel good types who don’t think this guy was a complete tool…… wait till one of your loved ones is choking on their liquified internal organs, then get back to me. Maybe then you too can become a contender for DonkeyHole of The Year!