We are creating a nation of “us” vs. “them”; of leftist elites and conservative Bible-thumpers; of West Coast liberals and the common man of the “fly over” states; of those who “resist” and those who hold to the “clenched fist of truth”.
Whoever the “they” is… (Look no further than this latest NRA ad.)
We are creating a nation whose government is telling its citizens to distrust the media, ALL media (except one), those entrusted to being the watchdogs of our society, the 4th estate.
And the touchstone of it all this is this man. THIS man. Our president. A man who thinks tweets like this are okay, funny and, I suppose, necessary, all while simultaneously holding the highest position of our nation.
Continue reading How is this, in ANY way, Making America Great?
I don’t usually wade in to the political cesspool, but this was too good to pass up. I don’t think Senator McMorris-Rodgers was expecting quite this response to her Facebook query. BUT, a response is definitely what she got…
Wow! Just, wow! I don’t care which side of the aisle you’re on, this is an amazing, eye-opening post on politics today. Written by State Representative Rebecca Hamilton . . . i.e. someone who would know! Just an outstanding, refreshingly honest look at how our government system truly works.
Your Vote = Their Power
Politics is about power.
The two political parties are not political parties as we once knew them. They are consortiums of special interests. They operate on behalf of these interests for one purpose: to get and keep power.
Everything else they say is a lie.
The next time you feel like bowing down to your political party, remember this, and stand upright.
Don’t bend your knee to the R and the D. Register for whichever party, or as an independent, as you please. Vote according to your own understanding and conscience. I have no desire to influence you in that. But do not confuse your party’s trumpeting claims of moral superiority with actual moral superiority. Do not, ever, take the cross down off your mantelpiece and put the Republican elephant or the Democratic donkey in its place.
Both parties actively encourage such idolatry. They do…
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