I, like many others, am concerned with the rhetoric, vitriol, anger, and violent language and actions involved in today’s politics. Many or most in the media and other sources attempt to lay the blame for this at the feet of Donald J. Trump. However, this type of behavior could be observed and was practiced before Trump announced his candidacy or won the election. The seeds of destruction appeared to bear fruit during the Obama years and have expanded exponentially over the past three years.
Before anyone insists that it’s Trump’s fault because of his language, tweets, and open attacks on opponents, I suggest everyone consider where the bulk of the violence is coming from. Is it from Trump supporters? If anyone insists that it is, I ask that they cite specific incidents. Please do not take that as an invitation to offer the drivel and fallacious allegations the media offers with no factual proof or examples. Rather, consider the facts, the events, and note the candidate or Party those engaging in acts of violence support or align themselves. If you do that, we can have a discussion, if you do not, we will not.
Some time back, I read and listened to the Minnesota attorney general, Keith Ellison insisted that Bernie Sanders backers were simply, passionate and gentle souls like himself. He said, “I have never seen @BernieSanders supporters being unusually mean or rude. Can someone send me an example of a ‘Bernie Bro’ being bad? Also, are we holding all candidates responsible for the behavior of some of their supporters?” I found it astounding that he would have that kind of audacity and engage in that kind of blind hypocrisy, but he did, and the media does the same.
Mr. Ellison, you and others like you insisted that Trump was responsible and should be held accountable for the actions of his followers and that he was the cause of violence by his detractors. Now, you want to steer clear of holding the candidate accountable or charging said candidate with any responsibility or accountability. Can you not see the blatant hypocrisy in that?
Mr. Ellison and the Media have convenient selectively short memories regarding the actions of those on the Left and their hypocrisy. But I should no longer be surprised and should now be expecting that at every turn. It is the norm for them, but they insist we are the ones who are being hypocritical and denying reality.
I was elated that Congressman Steve Scalise chose not to let Ellison slide and tweeted, “I can think of an example.” Who was that example? It was Congressman Scalise himself. He was almost killed along with other Republicans by a ‘Bernie Bro’ that opened fire on the Republicans practicing for the Congressional baseball game in Washington. That was back in June 2017, has everyone forgotten that horrific act of domestic terrorism by a ‘Bernie Bro?’
Have we forgotten the plea from Barack Obama and other Democrats for their supporters to ‘get in the faces’ of their opponents? That is the fruit of the diatribe, rhetoric, and vitriol of people like Eric Holder, Cory Booker, Maxine Waters, encouraging their supporters to take to the streets.
The shooter in Washington that almost took the life of the Congressman was an avid Bernie supporter. This deranged individual posted on his Facebook page, “Trump is a Traitor. Trump has Destroyed our Democracy. It’s Time to Destroy Trump & Co. and Republicans are all the Taliban of the USA.” Where did he get that idea? From Trump? No, he got it from Bernie, Ellison, Holder, Obama, Waters, Booker, Clinton, and company.
Those like Bernie Sanders who preach an apocalyptic end of our known world in just a decade or so due to what he considers the evil of capitalism or global warming or something is the problem. The incitement of the Left for violence and attempted justification for vicious attacks on conservatives, Christians, and Republicans were exemplified in the aftermath of Congressman Scalise’s trauma. The talking heads on the left went full-bore in their attack on the victim.
One MSNBC host dared to ask if Congressman Scalise’s life-threatening injuries meant that Americans had to ‘ignore’ his political positions? Seriously? You wanted to blame him for the evil committed against him? Joy Reid argued that Scalise’s positions on Obama Care and gay marriage were of such significant moral concerns it could not be overlooked. She attempted to justify the deranged shooter’s actions. Others insisted the attack was self-inflicted.
Maxine Waters has repeatedly argued that there can be “no sympathy” for Trump, his administration or followers. She and others like her have called for their side to ‘turn on them,’ meaning those who disagree with the Leftist positions and ‘harass’ us daily. She argued that we should be harangued at gas stations, restaurants, and while out shopping.
Some, including Hollywood liberal elitists, called for the rape, sodomization, and murder of the president and his family, including his young son. However, those same people insisted that Obama’s children were off-limits. Double standard is too mild a descriptor and hypocrisy is far to bland a description. It is evil and has brought us to where we are, the brink of full-blown civil war in America.
They hate Donald Trump and they hate those of us who disagree with their positions. I have been attacked by those on the Left and the Never Trump Crowd on the Right. I have been threatened and called everything but a human being because I voted for him and will do so again. I want America to be restored and the size and scope of government reduced. Trump has moved us in the right direction and there is much more to do. We are a long way from restored, but light years ahead of where we would be had Clinton won the election or should Bernie, Biden or any Democrat win this time.
Yes, Trump fights in the manner they fight. Do I sometimes find his language and attacks troubling? Yes, but at the same time, I know that the past tactics and practices of Republicans have failed miserably and emboldened and empowered the Democrats in their assault.
Trump, unlike the previous president’s, is not hoping to become rich after he leaves office, he is rich. He is not hoping to secure a multi-million-dollar book deal after his presidency, he already is a best-selling author. He not hoping to be allowed into the inner circle of the rich and powerful, he already was. He is not beholding to any political party, special interests, or major contributors and that makes him free to pursue what he and we believe is in the best interest of America. I like that!
The Democratic hopefuls, to a person, want to implement their brand of world government and control the lives of individuals. They want to restrict the personal wealth of citizens, limit the free market, redistribute the wealth, open our borders, weaken our military, and destabilize the world. They want to limit our freedoms of speech, religion, and self-defense. They want to impose on us abortion on demand, universal healthcare, same sex-marriages, and ten thousand genders as well as install a Gestapo politically correct police force to incarcerate or eliminate all dissension.
The Bernie War is real, and we must pay careful attention to him, his followers, and their willingness to destroy to achieve their purposes. I expect an escalation of violence as the November election draws near. I expect more upheaval as the Democratic Convention date arrives. AMERICA WE MUST WAKE UP and PREPARE!
God bless you and God bless America!