Always in my pocket is Grandpa’s Old Timer pocket knife. It was a gift from my Mother. By any stretch, it’s not an expensive knife. I like to reach into my pocket and wrap my hand around it. There’s comfort in knowing something from the past can ground you in the present with memories of times and people.
Do the reading I suggested at the beginning and you’ll come away understanding the United States of America is just a side story in the long history of the world. Barely a blip on the celestial radar. Biblically, there is no United States of America. You won’t find it in Genesis or the Revelation or on any pages in between.
The real American way is simple. If I own a fast food chain, I stand with the food chain that stands by its beliefs. If I own a bakery, I stand with the baker that holds fast to his beliefs. Otherwise, I open the door to people who may want to eliminate my business because my worldview may be contrary to theirs. Maybe we should boycott the tyrannical fascists.
Finally, there’s politics in the twilight zone. Never matter that we only have 12 years before the world goes up in flames. Put down your coffee because it’s painful when hot coffee spews out of your nose. Joe Handsy Biden assures us that President Trump inherited the great Obama Biden economy. They tell me that old blue-collar Joe knows. And this is why they need to eliminate the Electoral College.
I stand in good company proclaiming that we arrived in this world knowing right from wrong. Like freedom, it was written on our hearts. People argue against that. Especially if they do not accept the natural order or a Supreme moral authority. The moral authority that defines right and wrong.
If you embrace America and it’s founding ideal of individual liberty, I will stand shoulder to shoulder with you and defend the America from all enemies foreign and domestic.
Some of you from my generation, maybe earlier maybe later, remember Paul Harvey. Even during my younger days, I enjoyed his commentaries and his “Rest of the Story” broadcasts. In 1965, he broadcast a rather prophetic warning to Americans.
My bride and I went to a Friday matinee and watched Unplanned. If you have never watched it, before you read farther, please take a few minutes and watch The Silent Scream. The Silent Scream Video was made in 1984.
Do you really think this college admissions scandal is new? A new racket? Just look at some of those we know supposedly educated at highfalutin institutions of higher learning. Our political families? People who would die rather than hob nob with the peasants over at the public school. It’s always been that way. Daddy donates a few million and junior is admitted. Even if junior is dumb as a box of rocks.
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