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Jul 9, 2019 20:14:13   #
Stevey wrote:
While Dems insinuate that patriotism is somehow racist, while some city councils eliminate the pledge and Betsy Ross-tennis shoes are pulled off the market by Nike.....we are still loyal patriots here in fly-over Texas with even the harvesters flying our US flag!

I have heard it said that a picture, photograph or painting, should tell a story. I believe that your pictures do just that.

I’ll bet you don’t get a new John Deere every year. I’ll bet that you take good care of your machinery so it will take care of you.

You often work from sunrise to sunset.

You may have served in the military but didn’t make a career out of it. If you didn’t enlist and your country called, you would go.

You go to church when you can get out of the field. God rested on the seventh day but he didn’t have a ranch or farm.

Your grandfather probably was a democrat but probably would not like today’s Democrat Party.

You work very hard but love this country and won’t retire to Mexico or Canada and you are not afraid to show it.

I find it difficult to hide my flag because it may hurt someone’s feelings. It is a shame that we have to politicize everything.

Your pictures have told a great story but that is only my opinion.
Jul 7, 2019 00:37:01   #
RixPix wrote:
Trump is a real hero to you. I can only imagine what you must be like for supporting such a horrible human.

I don’t want to ask a question off topic but didn’t I see your avatar carrying supplies down highway 1 about 50 years ago?

This may be evidence of your feelings for our country.
Jul 3, 2019 14:56:07   #
AOC says illegal aliens are kept in areas with no running water and told to drink out of the toilet. My question is: Where does the water come from to fill the toilets so they can drink.

The Boarder Patrol Agents say that AOC is lying. She did say that she didn’t actually see the holding areas because she thought that the Boarder Patrol Agents might sexually assault her. I tend to dismiss this fantasy because she is definitely a two bagger.

She has not voted for any measure to improve the situation. Maybe she is using a concocted situation to get more press.
Jul 3, 2019 10:31:35   #
Anything President Trump wants or says, they oppose because their candidate didn’t win. If the POTUS says we live in the United States, they would argue that we do not or we should abolish this country and its laws and Constitution.
Jun 30, 2019 17:54:09   #
I just thought that with higher taxes, farmers and ranchers will have to charge more for their product. Auto workers and auto mechanics will have to charge more for their products and services.

The same thing would hold true for oil field workers. The price of a gallon of gas would skyrocket.

Darn, I can’t think of any service or product that would not cost more except college.
Jun 30, 2019 16:39:51   #
Free college! Free money! Free medical! That sounds great but the doctors and nurses still need to be paid. The college professors need to be paid. The colleges and universities still need upkeep and will still have to pay for electricity, water etc.

Where will this money come from? I guess the government will supply it.

Where will the government get it’s money? I guess it will come from taxes. Who will pay taxes? I guess we, the citizens will pay our taxes at a higher rate.

I think it will cost more over the lifespan of the taxpayers. In the long run, that would make college more expensive.

If everyone got a college degree, there would be fewer plumbers, carpenters, electricians etc.

I can’t figure out how that would make college free.
Jun 27, 2019 15:36:00   #
Frank T wrote:
Why? Your side doesnt consider that the right to bear arms ment you could have a musket.
When you come around, I may also come around.

The musket was the most advanced firearm of the 1700’s.

The automobile, the refrigerator, the radio, the television, the microwave, the semi automatic firearm and a host of other things were non-existent in the 1700’s. Does that disqualify any item not specifically mentioned in the Constitution as out of the favor of the founding fathers?

Does this same logic cover medical practices of 2019?

I am interested in your answer.
Jun 24, 2019 13:41:36   #
Isn’t it strange that dirt drops out and frank takes over.
Jun 18, 2019 08:52:37   #
JohnFrim wrote:
Thanks for the lesson. I am by no means a biblical scholar, so I looked things up. It appears that the numbering system as well as wording (translation) is not consistent.

I do not own a gun and have no desire to. My father, my father-in-law, and many of my friends own hunting rifles. I even went deer hunting with them, although my weapon of choice was a camera and a zoom lens. So I am not against people owning firearms. What I can’t get my head around is how many Americans truly believe they NEED a weapon for protection. I was at a US Walmart some time ago and saw two guys enter the store with holsters and handguns in clear view. I guess they wanted be sure they got the last roll of toilet paper that was on sale.

My real point is that fewer firearms issued under stricter and more sensible laws is the right direction. Does it not tell you something when you are the only country in the free world that still thinks like the cowboys of 150 years ago?
Thanks for the lesson. I am by no means a biblical... (show quote)

When I first started training horses, my father said, “Son, never get off a winning horse.” There was wisdom in his words and that wisdom covered more than horses.

You forgot to mention that we are still the most powerful and, judging from our legal and illegal immigration, the most desired country in the world.
Jun 18, 2019 00:08:48   #
JohnFrim wrote:
You guys and your second amendment are a joke.

First of all, to believe it is your god-given right to bear arms (something many gunslingers like to claim) is foolhardy; the right is given by the second amendment, and God had nothing to do with it... other than to say in #5, "Thou shalt not kill."

Second, it is an "amendment"... get it? An "Amendment" to the Constitution. That means it is not carved in stone and can be amended yet again... to something sensible.

Third, sometimes one has to take options to extremes to understand the impact of a decision. Pro-NRA folks like to argue that more guns make things safer because they allow you to defend yourself against an armed idiot. In other words, if everyone packed a sidearm (like in the wild wild west) there would be fewer "gun fights" and killings (like in the wild wild west). Yeah, right!!! Anti-gun folks would argue that if ALL guns were illegal then there would not be weapons available to kill people (and my point is on guns, not knives or baseball bats or cars, or whatever else... guns). This is also not realistically achievable, but to me it seems to be more in the right direction.

Now, the bad bozos will always have access to guns, but if there were fewer of them produced and if it were harder to get them, then there would be fewer weapons in the hands of thieves, maniacs, etc.

So other than creating the situation of a standoff where EVERYONE pulls out their weapon and aims it at EVERYONE else (y'know, like in the good guys/bad guys movies), please explain how more guns make your country safer.
You guys and your second amendment are a joke. br... (show quote)

You seem to be a Biblical scholar quoting the 5th commandment. Certainly quoting the 5th commandment is indication of your knowledge the 5th commandment. You must know that before 1611 the Bible was only published in Yiddish. King James ordered the translation into English. The translators did however make a few translation mistakes.

If you look up the Yiddish word for “kill” in Strong’s Concordance, you will notice that the word should have been translated as “murder” instead of “kill”.

Herein lies the problem. Murder is the unlawful taking of a life. Therefore, a person who takes the life of one trying to murder others has broken no civil or Biblical law.

Nice try! I am guessing you were talking about the 6th.
Jun 16, 2019 17:48:26   #
Elaine2025 wrote:
Where do all of you democrats get your crystal balls? You all seem to know the future and how things are going to turn out. Never mind the fact you have been wrong for over 2 years.

They must have crystal balls. They get them busted regularly!
Jun 12, 2019 16:38:49   #
mjmoore17 wrote:
Most national polls were correct in the last
Presidential election. That is proven by more people voted against trump than for him. Those polls were incorrect on the state races, which is why trump needed the electoral college to win.

Correct me if I’m incorrect but I believe all presidents need the electoral college to win.
Jun 6, 2019 14:17:12   #
thom w wrote:
To date, Trump hasn't done anything to compare to "the final solution", but there was a time when Hitler hadn't either.

Tom, you seem to be stretching a bit.

Hitler was never a professional motocross racer. Trump was never a professional motocross racer.

Does that prove that Trump is just like Hitler?
Jun 6, 2019 13:19:40   #
WNYShooter wrote:

The United States, along with its allies, invaded continental Europe seventy-five years ago on June 6, 1944, thus ensuring the defeat of the worst tyranny in human history. But is this magnificent nation capable of mustering the same effort and resources if Donald Trump is defeated and the current iteration of the Democratic Party ever assumes power in perpetuity?

Today America is in a state of confusion and uncertainty as a vast swath of the American electorate is deluged with inscrutable conversations by the body politic meant only to obfuscate and deceive. Among these are the fictitious wonders of socialism, the necessity of an across-the-board transformation of a supposed flawed culture, and the invented character failings and policy shortcomings of a faux tyrant, Donald Trump.

Lost amid all the storm and fury of accusations, fabrications, fealty to failed ideology and childish name-calling is the reality that the threat to this nation is not any failed philosophical belief or the duped throughout society espousing them, but the increasing number of zealots manipulating the masses to vote for them through utopian promises and empty rhetoric.

As an orphaned casualty of the Second World War, I realized a few years after the fact that the man who shot me when I was a young child so many years ago did so not because of ideology or fealty to Nazism but because he was an evil and heartless human being. That socialism, Fascism, Nazism and Communism are the philosophical façades of utopian bribery employed to permanently entrench in power those with megalomaniacal and ruthless inclinations.

I have lived in the United States for the past sixty-seven years and over that period I have observed those determined to dominate in perpetuity their perceived inferior countrymen by infiltrating the nation’s cultural and educational institutions, various government bureaucracies and the media and entertainment establishments. Unfortunately, far too many of my fellow Americans have been oblivious to this stealth invasion, as they were unable to identify these potential autocrats amid clouds of obfuscation and falsehoods.

The citizenry can ascertain who among the populace are prospective despots by disregarding any utopian promises and empty rhetoric and instead focusing on their seven self-revealing strategies. None of which, it will be noted, describe the tactics and mindset of Donald Trump and rank and file conservatives. These seven stratagems are:

1) Keep the public in a state of constant turmoil. Pre-identify groups by race, gender, economic status or religion and through constant repetition by their allies in the media and entertainment cabal establish that any perceived disadvantage within one group is the fault of another pre-identified and isolated group.

2)Never concede that there may be some good in your political enemy. State loudly and often that they are a permanent adversary because they are determined to oppress the favored groups identified in 1) above as well as being racist, avaricious, misogynistic etc. (i.e. the worst people on earth).

3)Never miss the opportunity to repeatedly and loudly blame one’s political enemy for anything that goes wrong regardless of how inane or unreasonable. Thus, any natural disaster or a mass killing must be blamed, however tenuously, on the other side.

4)Never acknowledge or concede that your side is at fault or wrong regardless of the situation or issue.

5)Always maintain the assertion as being irrefutable that government, in the hands of the enlightened, can resolve any issue and make life better and, above all, never upon any circumstances leave room for alternatives.

6)Never fail to utilize the ultimate tactic in promoting dogma or denigrating one’s opponent: The Big Lie. People will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if it is repeated frequently enough, people will sooner or later accept it as the truth. Whether it is the fabricated dire consequences of so-called climate change; Donald Trump colluding with Russia; the myth of rampant white nationalism and that this is a virulently racist nation; the examples over the years are legion.

7)Underlying all these tactics is a profound disrespect for the dignity of human life which is a necessity in order to view all citizens as pawns of the state. This mindset, over time, inevitably and rapidly descends into the abyss of malevolence and the indiscriminate taking of the life of anyone deemed an enemy of the state. Unfettered abortion at any stage of gestation or immediately upon birth as well as the acceptance of unrestrained euthanasia are the first steps in the evolution of this mindset.

Based on their tactics and mindset, the American Left and the Democratic Party of today is the ideological offspring of the callous authoritarians that ran roughshod over the twentieth century. Once they are in full and permanent control of the levers of power, this nation will never again be able to muster the national will and wherewithal to launch an operation as complex and challenging as the D-Day invasion.

On the other hand, during the more than two years of his presidency, Donald Trump, despite his personal flaws and unique and unorthodox approach to governing, has not employed any of the self-serving tactics of the left or adopted the mindset of a potential tyrant. As such he represents, in many ways, the last best opportunity of making certain that this nation can, if necessary, marshal the will and resources equivalent to another D-Day landing.

As the nations of Europe and the United States memorialize, the sacrifices of so many on D-Day 1944, those of us who were liberated owe a debt of gratitude that can never be properly expressed. Yet, observing Donald Trump’s unrestrained and unorthodox determination to persevere when so many forces are arrayed against him combined with a genuine love of his country and fellow man, one cannot help but wonder if someone such as he and Winston Churchill were in power in Europe in the early 1930’s how much different the lives of untold millions of dead and wounded might have been. (show quote)

Well spoken. Thank you for allowing us to ponder your points.
Jun 3, 2019 14:15:31   #
If a baby in the womb is a female, does that female have the right to health and life?
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