I find it interesting the number of women who believe the women accusing Trump of inappropriate behavior. On the surface, I don’t have a problem with complaints being made, if the complaints are real and somewhat recent. If a person, male or female, makes any unwanted physical contact with the opposite sex (or same sex), a complaint should be made both criminally and civilly, however; waiting for 11 years for one woman and 30 years for another woman is ridiculous. I have to ask the question why, why are these women coming forward with a story they know anyone with any reasonable mental ability would discredit from the first word spoken? Ah, but alas, that is not the case, what we have are seemingly large numbers of women across broad cross-sections of our female population that is proclaiming these women are victims of a culturally backward person, and that person being Donald Trump. Why are these women, some, who seem to be at least level headed, educated, and productive (the rest appear to be in college) so willing to accept any statement given by any woman describing an event that occurred 30 years ago? Are they just so overwhelmed with the possibility of a female becoming president? Are they so willing to set aside all of their common sense and allow these women to possibly destroy a man, there’s that sexist word, just so they can say they were here when America elected it’s first woman president? From the broadcast I’ve seen, the percentage of women believing the statements vs. men tells me that most men don’t believe the allegations, not because Donald Trump is a man but because they seem to be able to see through this blatant untruth. I believe they aren’t looking at the potential sex of our next president but rather looking at the statements from an investigative point of view. Our progressive democrats along with very large numbers of our black population, most who had never voted before 2008, have made sure we had a “first black president”, how has that worked for them. A quick look at the numbers shows that more blacks have entered the poverty level, the unemployment in the black population has risen to extremely high percentages, and the number of homeless blacks has grown exponentially, but they all got an Obama phone, the racial divide in this country has become worse than it was in the thirty’s, forty’s and fifty’s and the racial protest we witnessed in the 60’s were pale compared to what we have witnessed under the Obama Presidency. All of this because they ensured a black democrat man became America’s first black president. Based on the history of the Obama legacy I can only guess that under a Hillary presidency women’s wages will drop, working conditions will be less desirable, health care will become completely unaffordable, child care will become unavailable, etc. But they will be proud to say they helped elect America’s first female president, but at what cost? Will the America we are left with be salvageable? Will the America we have left after Hillary raises the immigration level by 500+Percent even be recognizable? Will the America without borders even look like the America we and our parents grew up in? Probably not, but we can all be thankful for the part we played making sure America had it’s first black president and its first female president. For Liberty and Freedom. Ernie
The cliché “Never Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” has withstood yet another heart breaking event. This time in Charlestown, S.C. where Dylann Storm Roof entered the Emanuel AME Church where he attended a prayer meeting for about an hour then without warning started shooting the people who attended the meeting, killing nine.
Obama, instead of coming to the microphone and talking to the people of South Carolina and especially Charlestown offering condolences and talking about healing, he did mention these but on a limited basis stayed focused on gun control by saying “Once again, innocent people were killed in part because someone who wanted to inflict harm had no trouble getting their hands on a gun,” He went on saying “at some point, we as a country will have to reckon with the fact that this type of mass violence doesn’t happen in other countries.” Not true and once again, he jumps in front of the microphone and speaks before he has all the facts.
What I am about to say might seem harsh by some but the fact remains that the current administration and anti-gun groups couldn’t care less about the nine lives that were lost due Wednesday nights shooting. They only see another opportunity to mount their anti-gun wagon and ride it as hard as they can while the emotions are running high. Never let a good crisis go to waste. Catch the masses while they are hurting and you can win them to your way of thinking. They will say anything to make their point. Bob Shrum, a Democratic advisor and top campaign aid to the then presidential candidate and now Secretary of State John Kerry, on Friday’s episode of MSNBC’s “The Ed Show” made the following statement; It’s hard to imagine how the massacre at the Emanuel AME Church, the shooting would have been a “horror” if the black parishioners were armed. “Now I cannot imagine the horror that could have occurred if people were sitting around with concealed weapons, this thing started, and you have a full-scale gunfight, you might not even have three survivors,”
This incident also proves that semi-automatic rifles, assault guns, black rifles, combat rifles or whatever you want to call them are not the problem. Dylann has a criminal record and felony charges pending from past crimes. He probably can’t legally own a gun but that didn’t stop him from using a pistol shooting a 45-caliber bullet. He had to reload 5 times to inflict the carnage that was done. He was gone before anyone could call the police, [proof] that if we turn in our guns and wait on the police we are up the creek without a paddle, however; had someone there been a legally concealed carry person and armed we might have one person shot maybe two but certainly not nine bodies laying dead on the floor. The reason why Mr. Shrum’s statement doesn’t hold accurate is far to in-depth for this article but short answer is, the element of surprise, Dylann was not expecting any return fire. A church member returning fire would have certainly changed his focus.
The question that needs to be asked more than any other is what has happened to society that would lead a person to do this type of ruthless killing of innocent, unarmed, defenseless people. I’m sure there are going to be more than a few [educated] psychologists giving us definitions of what it is to be a racist. I really don’t think we need to be told what a racist is. After all is said and done no one will even begin to talk about what the real problem is that exist in America today. The problem we have today can only be linked to the removal of God from our lives. To many people, Dylann included, do not have a moral compass to guide them.
Without going into a history lesson on how and why this country was formed I want to jump to 1963. This is the year that the Supreme Court of the United States declared that prayer was no longer allowed in schools. Within a few years after 1963 society started seeing a higher dropout rate, lower SAT scores, teen pregnancy started rising and more and more teenaged children started drugs and alcohol at a rate that was not seen before 1963. We had the sexual revolution, the era of the hippies where you could drive down any main street (Peachtree Street and 14th Street in Atlanta) and by weed right from the sidewalk. Free sex was anywhere one could find privacy, and sometimes not so private. To a teenager just barely old enough to drive the visualization of all of this was almost over whelming. I still remember seeing the graphic writing of “Love, Sex and the Ecstasy of Drugs” painted everywhere.
This was only the beginning of life without God. As we move along we come to the time when these same hippies started raising families. Their philosophy was we didn’t need God so we’re not going to introduce our children to Him. If they want to meet Him let them do when they grow up. This group started the divorce revolution where divorce became a normal. Every generation since has put God a farther and farther back in the shadows where He is not to be seen or heard. Every generation since we have seen a continued intellectual, moral, and artistic decline of society to where we are today.
We are now seeing more open ridicule and verbal slanderous persecution of Christians here in America. It is becoming very un-cool to be called a Christian, to be seen going to church or attending a church function. There are organized groups of people who do nothing but look for ways to bring suit against the Christian Church and Christians to further drive us into the shadows. We can no longer have Nativity Scenes; we have to call Christmas the Winter Holiday or Winter Solstice Holiday. We can’t have any public display of anything regarding Christ. How long will it be before they come into our yards saying we can’t display a cross or any other Christian symbol during Christian holidays? I am reminded of what Martin Niemöller (1892–1984) a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps said “FIRST THEY CAME FOR THE SOCIALISTS…”
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out— Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me—and there was no one left to speak for me.
How long will it be before we have no one left to speak for us?
Do we really have to wonder why Dylann did what he did? The boy has not had any moral compass in his life at all. According to his friends there were signs that he was going off the deep end with his thinking. They saw this but non-Christians and now it seems even Christians don’t get involved in other peoples’ lives asking them if they are hurting, or need help. I used the term non-Christian even though I don’t know these people. I do know that if you were to ask them they might tell you they are Christian without even knowing what it means to be a Christian.
I am not saying that Dylann is any way excused for what he did. He can be labeled terrorist, racist and probably a couple of other titles but when you have this type of situation where we are learning he had a very questionable background to say the least we have to examine what brought him to this point. We can never expect to fix a problem if we don’t know what the problem is. We have a media system; print, TV and radio that is quick to jump to labeling everything as racist and there are too many people who don’t take the time to research and learn what is happening in society and will accept everything the major outlets put out, and yes I will include FOX News in this category also.
We have a society that has lost its moral compass. We have a society that does not believe in God or that through a personal relationship with Jesus their lives will have focus. We no longer value life, other people’s or our own. If you don’t value something you will use it unwisely then discard it. It is the same with life. God gave us life and our bodies, it doesn’t and shouldn’t matter the color, origin or nationality we need to respect all life as God-given.
Edit was done to change the number of victims from ten to nine.
For Liberty and Freedom, Ernie
Below is a statement concerning the Jade Helm 15 military exercise scheduled to take place between 07/15/2015 and 09/15/2015 by Louie Gohmert, a U.S. Congressman out of Texas. I have had the opportunity of meeting Congressman Gohmert personally and found him to be a sincere Patriotic American. His state is one of the states included in the Jade Helm exercise.
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Rep. Louie Gohmert (TX-01) released the following statement on the ‘Jade Helm 15’ exercises scheduled to take place in Texas and various other states:
“Over the past few weeks, my office has been inundated with calls referring to the Jade Helm 15 military exercise scheduled to take place between July 15 and September 15, 2015. This military practice has some concerned that the U.S. Army is preparing for modern-day martial law.
Certainly, I can understand these concerns. When leaders within the current administration believe that major threats to the country include those who support the Constitution, are military veterans, or even ‘cling to guns or religion,’ patriotic Americans have reason to be concerned. We have seen people working in this administration use their government positions to persecute people with conservative beliefs in God, country, and notions such as honor and self-reliance. Because of the contempt and antipathy for the true patriots or even Christian saints persecuted for their Christian beliefs, it is no surprise that those who have experienced or noticed such persecution are legitimately suspicious.
Having served in the U.S. Army, I can understand why military officials have a goal to see if groups of Special Forces can move around a civilian population without being noticed and can handle various threat scenarios. In military science classes or in my years on active duty, I have participated in or observed military exercises; however, we never named an existing city or state as a “hostile.” We would use fictitious names before we would do such a thing.
Once I observed the map depicting ‘hostile,’ ‘permissive,’ and ‘uncertain’ states and locations, I was rather appalled that the hostile areas amazingly have a Republican majority, ‘cling to their guns and religion,’ and believe in the sanctity of the United States Constitution. When the federal government begins, even in practice, games or exercises, to consider any U.S. city or state in ‘hostile’ control and trying to retake it, the message becomes extremely calloused and suspicious.
Such labeling tends to make people who have grown leery of federal government overreach become suspicious of whether their big brother government anticipates certain states may start another civil war or be overtaken by foreign radical Islamist elements which have been reported to be just across our border. Such labeling by a government that is normally not allowed to use military force against its own citizens is an affront to the residents of that particular state considered as ‘hostile,’ as if the government is trying to provoke a fight with them. The map of the exercise needs to change, the names on the map need to change, and the tone of the exercise needs to be completely revamped so the federal government is not intentionally practicing war against its own states.”
Congressman Gohmert is the Vice Chair of the Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security and the Chairman of the Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. Prior to being elected to serve in Congress, Louie was elected to three terms as District Judge in Smith County, Texas. He was appointed by Texas Governor Rick Perry to complete a term as Chief Justice of the 12th Court of Appeals.
These military exercises have drawn observations from people on both sides of politics, the Liberal, the Conservative and anywhere in between and some on the extreme of both sides. Conspiracy Theorist have run their usual oratorical use of meaningless words spiking fear of those who don’t bother to learn about something on their own. While I really try to stay out of their arena I find myself at least looking in the door on this subject. My concerns run right along with those of Congressman Gohmert’s written statement. However, on Friday, May 22nd he was a guest on the Rose Unplugged show. Rose was filling in for Sean Hannity. During his phone interview with Rose he said he wasn’t worried about this exercise becoming a [declared] martial law. I would like to have been able to ask him this follow-up question; I agree there won’t be a declared martial Law this time, but what about in the next 18 months? Could this be a trial run to see if martial law could even be handled?
The following definition of martial law and short description of events surrounding Hurricane Katrina comes from the http://www.usconstitution.net web site.
In strict dictionary terms, martial law is the suspension of civil authority and the imposition of military authority. When we say a region or country is “under martial law,” we mean to say that the military is in control of the area, that it acts as the police, as the courts, as the legislature. The degree of control might vary – a nation may have a civilian legislature but have the courts administered by the military. Or the legislature and courts may operate under civilian control with a military ruler. In each case, martial law is in effect, even if it is not called “martial law.”
On 8/26/2005, in the wake of Hurricane Katrina, New Orleans was placed under martial law after widespread flooding rendered civil authority ineffective. The state of Louisiana does not have an actual legal construct called “martial law,” but instead something quite like it: a state of public health emergency. The state of emergency allowed the governor can suspend laws, order evacuations, and limit the sales of items such as alcohol and firearms. The governor’s order limited the state of emergency, to end on 9/25/2005, “unless terminated sooner.”
If you will recall, local law enforcement and National Guardsmen entered homes and guns were seized out of legally occupied homes and some have yet to be returned, that along with other atrocities all in the name of martial law or in the case of New Orleans a state of public health emergency. Go to www.godfatherpolitics.com and do a search for the following story: Gun Confiscation During Hurricane Katrina Gives Us Picture of Road Ahead
Why does our military need to hold extended training exercises in our cities when they have their own constructed cities and towns for this type of training?
On 01/26/2011 NBC News web site ran the following story: $170 million mock city rises at Marine base. Hotels, markets, tunnels – and actors – are part of urban warfare training. Why did they build this mock city? It took the appearance of Middle Eastern villages but as the article states training can simulate any region of the world. Why does the military need to train in our actual cities when they have these mock cities available and there are multiple sites constructed for these training exercises? To answer that question we would need to ask another question. Why would there be a consideration of martial Law? Here is where the conspiracy theorist enters with their thoughts. This is why they are called conspiracy theorist although in many cases they are proven right. It is felt that when Barack Hussein Obama was elected President he entered the office with only one intent and that was to dismantle America by weakening it spiritually, financially, morally and militarily. Well it would be the feeling of a large majority and myself that he has accomplished his goal. It is also felt that he has not advanced Islam as far as what he wanted and see’s this upcoming election as a barrier to his completing his objective. In order for him to stay in office longer than his Constitutionally allowed time there has to be a “declared martial law.” It is my personal belief the hidden reason behind gun bans and enhancing registration and background checks is for the sole purpose of disarming American’s and for this reason I feel the timing for this major step during the upcoming Jade Helm training exercise by him would not work. The gun bans and enhanced registrations attempted by the Democrats along with more intense background checks haven’t evolved like they wanted. To see another written view of martial law go to www.zerohedge.com and do a search for What Would Happen If Martial Law Was Declared In America? Then do a Google search on “can a declaration of martial law override and election.” People probably don’t realize that if there is a successful declaration of martial law all citizen rights are abolished and the Constitution is stripped of all power.
Okay, here is my conspiracy theory. There has to be a legitimate reason to declare martial law. The intense tension being raised regarding race in this country and the continued allegations of “high incidents” of black shootings by white officers is happening for a reason. I really don’t believe the number is any higher than it would have normally been, it is just being constantly shoved in our and the black communities face by Al Sharpton, our various media outlets and several of the black leaders in various communities especially those where an incident did occur. When you have these major speakers, sports heroes and even congressional members continually decrying “Hands Up Don’t Shoot” etc. there can only be an increase in tension. Being a retired police officer from a majority black city I can say there was never a conspired effort to shoot anyone of any color. No officer would knowingly put himself or herself into a situation where they could be jailed for life or even put their family and children through that. Does bad thing happen? Yes they do. But that doesn’t mean there is a nation epidemic of police officers looking for young black males to randomly shoot. There has to be an underlying reason for all of the recognition these incidents are receiving. If Obama can justify that local and state law enforcement is unable to maintain the peace in the community and states then he might try to declare martial law placing the military and States Nation Guards in charge. I feel that at some point in the future there might be attacks on local law enforcement not physically but through controlled propaganda from the current administration. That would lead to more public street rioting etc., which would be a catalyst for martial law. Now, it seems his complete demoralization of our military starts to show cause. This demoralization has caused a large number of good God-fearing, Constitutional believing, country loving (ranking and non-ranking) military personal to retire early or just not re-sign leaving those that believe our Constitution is out dated and trying to remove God from all aspects of military there. These are the ones who would probably obey a martial law order.
Now for the Sixty Four Thousand Dollar question.
If the President was to declare martial law would law enforcement and our current military personal respond. Here is an answer I posted on a site where a retired Air Force Officer made the statement there would be no ranking officer in the Air Force or military willing to take an illegal order and carry out martial law in our American cities without proper justification. Mr. Stephens, as would be my guess, is an older person (being retired) that still believes in loyalty to Country which I also do but he fails to recognize that todays younger people do not look at America the same way we do and did even in our younger years.
Here is the response that I made to Mr. Stephens
Mr. Stephens, thank you for your service to our Country. You service is very much appreciated. Being a retired law enforcement officer and probably a year or two older than you I disagree with your observation of loyalty. When I entered law enforcement there was a great loyalty toward follow officers, our city and our state and country. The term Peace Officer was still used. Now law enforcement has become a more Para-Military structure. On one of the police only web sites a few years ago the question was asked, Would you participate in a door to door confiscation of weapons on the order of your Chief or State Governor. I was shocked at the number that said yes. We are dealing with a generation that doesn’t recognize the rights that were afforded us on the signing of the Constitution, The Declaration of Independence and other documents assuring us the freedoms that God and Country bestowed on us. The generation we are dealing with has been indoctrinated into thinking differently about our Country than you and I think. Our schools and colleges are the reason for this lack of loyalty to our country and knowledge of why this great country was founded. Our educational system is completely rewriting American history to fit their needs or completely editing out that portion of history teaching the discovery of America and the founding of this great Republic. We are losing America through our schools, colleges and universities at a rate far greater than I fear we can recover
We must defend our freedoms at all cost, for those who have given they’re all, to our children and grand children. Damn the orders of anyone whose intent is to bring harm to our great Country or take away our Freedoms.
For Liberty and Freedom. Ernie
On February 03, 2015 America and the World was shocked to learn that the Islamic State had put to death by fire the pilot of a Jordanian military jet, Mu’ath al-Kassasbeh. That act, in its self, spoke volumes to the word but as loud as that statement was it was dwarfed by the statement King Abdullah made. King Abdullah was here in America at the time the news broke that ISIS had carried through on their threat to kill Jordan’s pilot. We have since leaned that the actual execution might have been carried out in early January. King Abdullah left America early holding his comments until he returned to his country to share his grief and anger with the people of Jordan. Some leaders realize the importance of personal presence during challenging times.
Once back in Jordan, King Abdullah wasted no time in releasing his feelings, anger and comments regarding the horrendous vile execution by the savage Islamic terrorist group ISIS. King Abdullah assured his people that this act would not go unanswered. As quoted he said “The blood of martyr Mu’ath al-Kassasbeh will not be in vain and the response of Jordan and its army after what happened to our dear son will be severe.” It is told that he went on to quote from a movie Clint Eastwood stared in “Unforgiven” and I believe even mentioned Eastwoods name. The quote “Any man I see out there, I’m gonna kill him. Any son-of-a-bitch takes a shot at me, I’m not only going to kill him, I’m going to kill his wife and all his friends and burn his damn house down.” If this was a word for word quote I don’t know, but to say the King is angry is an understatement. King Abdullah ordered the hanging of two ISIS prisoners Rishawi and Karboli. It is important to note that both of these terrorists had been found guilty of acts of terrorism and was already on death row. King Abdullah did not randomly pick two ISIS terrorists. Since this fast, directed and determined response King Abdullah has responded with several sorties killing many ISIS terrorist and ISIS leaders. As a result of the ISIS execution several countries has vowed to step up their support of Jordan. All countries that is except America. The Obama statements still run the route of let’s not cast blame on Islam. Several statements follow; “Whatever ideology they’re operating off of… it’s bankrupt” and “I think we will redouble the vigilance and determination on the part of a global coalition to make sure that they are degraded and ultimately defeated. Based on these statements and others I’m sure that ISIS is right now drafting up their surrender proposals. This statement that Obama said at the National Prayer Breakfast is the one that worries me the most, during his speech to politicians, dignitaries and faith leaders he said, “Remember, during the Crusades and Inquisition people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” Did these happen? Yes, they did, but he did not say why we had the Crusades; the Crusades was in response to hundreds of years of Muslim oppression in the region asserting their pressure to force everyone to accept Islam. Unlike Mohammed, Christ did not advocate the ruthless killing of anyone who disagreed with Him or His message. Jesus’ words in Matthew 10:14 says; “But whoever does not receive you, neither listens to your words, when you depart from the house or from the village, shake the dust from your feet.” In Luke 9:5 we are told; If people do not welcome you, leave their town and shake the dust off your feet as a testimony agains them. I don’t see anywhere in those two verses where Jesus directs his followers to kill, behead or burn in a cage those people. Did Obama have a slip of the tongue our a well planned comment?
There are several countries that have in the past been part of the coalition against terrorism but have now pulled back. Why? Because of America’s lack of commitment. UAE, the most recent saying they fear for the safety of there pilots not being rescued. We are key players in the recovery of downed pilots. Our lack of commitment to provide and use the necessary equipment and troops to man the aircraft put boots on the ground to bring them out leaves many countries questioning why they want to subject their pilots to be a part of the coalition.
Our president has taken the position of a Conscientious objector on the part of America. He has consistently refused to label any terrorist actions as terror, terrorist or Islamic terrorist or as Muslims. He has refused to do anything or label any actions anything that might go against the religion of Islam. Remember his speech at the prayer breakfast. He has been overly protective of Islam and Muslims in general. I heard this statement on a local news show I can’t remember who said it but this statement is frighteningly true “America can no longer trust its friends and our enemies no longer fear us” While Obama is coddling Muslims and their religion we are loosing America one baby step at a time.
For Liberty and Freedom.