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HEARD ON THE STREET . . .
Walking down Main Street, this is what folks are talking about in towns across the U.S.A. Good Americans, who have been betrayed by the Uniparty in Washington D.C., have a lot on their minds and are crying out for new leadership.
January 7, 2017
Intel Report On Russian Hacking An Absurd Farce
In one of the great political reversals in history, Democrats and the Elite Traitor Media (ETM), who formerly castigated the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and other intelligence outfits as unreliable and deceitful, now consider their reports as Holy Writ.
They’ve clearly forgotten their attacks on the intelligence reports leading up to the invasion of Iraq, or their dismay at the CIA’s involvement in the overthrow of foreign governments.
Yesterday’s release of the declassified version of the intelligence report alleges that Russian President Vladimir Putin personally ordered Russian hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and other entities to help elect Donald Trump.
Immediately, it was warmly embraced by the usual suspects in a futile effort to undermine the legitimacy of the 2016 election.
As far at the Democrats and media are concerned, the absurd report now ranks up there with Moses bringing down The Ten Commandments from Mount Sinai.
Of course, the publicly-released report was very short on specifics that could be accepted as proof of what the report purports to be the case. A footnote to the document concedes that the conclusions reached in the declassified document were “ … identical to those in the highly classified assessment but this version does not include the full supporting information on key elements of the influence campaign.”
In other words, the report may be total steer manure.
The report was commissioned by President Barack Obama in the wake of the November 8 election and its surprising results. A constant Democrat/ETM meme during the campaign was that the Russians were trying to hack the election to help elect Trump.
The President received a briefing on the contents of the full intelligence report on January 5. President-Elect Trump was briefed as well yesterday.
Before receiving the complete report, Mr. Obama precipitously took retaliatory action against Russia by ordering the expulsion of 35 Russian diplomats from the United States on December 29. To his credit, Mr. Putin did not respond in kind, making Obama look petty and petulant.
The report was prepared by the CIA, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Office of National Intelligence. Among the strange aspects related to the report are these shortcomings:
- The FBI asked the DNC to allow access to its computer servers in order to trace what actor was involved in the hacking that resulted in emails being provided to Wikileaks. The DNC refused the request and instead had its paid consultant provide a report to the FBI.
- Wikileaks has steadfastly denied receiving the emails from a “state party,” hinting the emails were the result of internal DNC or U.S. government leaks.
- The report bluntly asserts that Vladimir Putin “personally” ordered the hacking initiative without providing one shred of evidence. How the hell would they know? Were they in the room with him when it happened?
- The National Security Agency (NSA) did not express as high a degree of confidence in the report’s conclusions as did the CIA and FBI.
While it is highly possible that Russia was involved in hacking various computer networks in the United States, that doesn’t come as news because it has been going on for many years. Others such as China, Cuba and North Korea have been hacking our systems for quite a while too.
One thing the report absolutely confirms is, that in the eight years of the Obama presidency, little was done to secure government computer networks even after disclosure of successful hacking attempts during that period. An Obama legacy will be abominable cybersecurity and the still existing vulnerability of our systems.
Another fact remains indisputable: one of the CIA’s primary missions has always been disinformation. This time the disinformation is aimed at fooling the American public into thinking that somehow the 2016 election was not legitimate.
The thrust of this week’s report is: Trust Us. We can’t offer any real proof because it would give away our secret methods of finding stuff out. Sure. These are the same folks who tried to palm off a lame video as the cause of the Benghazi attack in order to cover up the incompetence of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.
President-Elect Trump already has called for a report to be delivered to him within 90 days of taking office that will outline the steps needed to protect our vital computer networks and ensure that the government will be able to withstand any future hacking attempts. Cybersecurity will be top priority of the Trump Administration.
Meanwhile, the partisan anti-Trump attacks will continue in the Elite Traitor Media, many of whom have been CIA stooges for the past 50 years. (Look up Operation Mockingbird on the Internet.)
There’s no greater clue as to the report’s suspect nature than the fact that warmonger GOP Senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham are touting it as part of their effort to pave the way for World War III.
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, are totally dismayed at the thorough politicization of our intelligence and law enforcement agencies. It’s our hope that as part of his effort to “Drain the Swamp,” President Trump will weed out officials and bureaucrats who’ve allowed and encouraged this to happen in violation of their constitutional oath of office.
At his first meeting with President-Elect Trump, President Obama pledged a smooth transition of power. He lied.
What we’ve witnessed is his total abandonment of Israel, his suddenly aggressive attitude toward Russia and his lack of commitment to combat ISIS, all in the hope of leaving the world in a mess for the new President to deal with. It’s just another sorry chapter in the shameful Obama legacy.
Thanks for reading! Just 13 more days until America gets back on the right track. We look forward an exciting new chapter in the American saga as we come together to Make America Great Again!
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December 27, 2016
Do Obama And Kerry Embrace Hitler’s Middle East Vision?
Liberal Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz put it best regarding President Barack Obama and the United States’ abstention on the recent anti-Israel United Nations resolution:
“I didn’t know ‘I have Israel’s back’ meant I’m going to STAB them in it.”
The resolution declares the settlements illegal, ignoring Israel’s right to build housing for citizens anywhere within its borders. Just because the Palestinians dispute those borders, it doesn’t mean the UN should accept that assertion over Israel’s rightful objection.
By absolving the Palestinians of any blame in the stalemate over a peaceful agreement, and putting the onus on Israel for building more settlements, Obama and the United Nations make it clear they embrace the anti-Semitic values of Adolf Hitler.
Their insistence on a two-state solution to solve the Palestinian-Israeli disagreement over the right to co-exist peacefully is essentially a demand that Israel commit suicide.
Numerous times over the past six decades, the Palestinians have been offered the opportunity to settle their differences peacefully by simply agreeing to Israel’s right to exist as a free, democratic state.
The Palestinians and Arab world in general have turned up their noses at such suggestions and have not abandoned their stated desire to “wipe Israel off the map.” These savages continue to state that Jews are descended from “apes and pigs.”
To his eternal credit, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu makes it clear that he will not sacrifice his country’s existence and right to a peaceful home in the Middle East in order to satisfy the outrageous demands of the “International Community” ballyhooed by the Elite Traitor Media.
This “International Community” talks about Israel and “occupied lands” that it insists belong to the Palestinians. These halfwits overlook the fact that when Israel won the Six-Day War against Arab aggression, it rightfully gained access to and dominion over the land in question. That’s what happens when aggressors lose wars.
In the search for peace with the Palestinians after that, Israel ceded back land in Gaza to the Palestinians as a good faith gesture. Of course, it didn’t result in any progress, because all the Palestinians want is the extermination of the Jewish race, like their former allies, the Nazis of Adolf Hitler.
What most people today do not know is that during World War II, Haj Amin al-Husseini, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, spent considerable time in Berlin conferring with the Nazis about how he might assist them in the Middle East in exchange for their support for a Palestinian state.
While there, he met with Adolf Eichmann and Heinrich Himmler. It is alleged he participated with Hitler’s top military in planning for the gas chambers at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Schematic plans for the camp were later discovered in the apartment in which Husseini stayed in Berlin.
Near the war’s end, he took refuge in France for about a year while Great Britain tried to extradite him as a war criminal for his collaboration with the Nazis. The French refused.
This history lesson is pertinent because al-Husseini’s cousin was Yasser Arafat, who led the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) and terrorized Israelis. Arafat looked up to al-Husseini as his mentor.
Today it is Barack Obama and John Kerry who terrorize Israelis by branding them as “occupiers.” It’s very obvious that a two-state solution would involve Israel giving up more territory that currently serves as a security buffer against such terror organizations as Hamas and Hezbollah.
What’s particularly appalling about the current situation is the rapid rise of anti-Semitism worldwide and the creation of the BDS movement to attack Israel in many different ways. The BDS calls for countries and individuals to Boycott, Divest and Sanction Israel in order to pressure an imposed solution to the Palestinian question.
Israel stands as the only democratic country in the Middle East, one where Jews, Arabs and Christians live peacefully and serve in the Knesset, the country’s parliament. It is a critical ally for the United States, offering a much-needed military presence to protect the Mediterranean Sea from becoming the province of Iran and other hostile Arab nations.
The fact that the BDS movement has gained traction on American and European university campuses, along with Free Palestine organizations, speaks to the damage the Obama Administration has done by undermining Israel at every opportunity. It’s beyond shameful that our universities have become havens for the worst kind of anti-Semites anywhere.
There’s great concern that prior to leaving the Presidency, Mr. Obama will push another United Nations resolution that would have that organization formally recognize a Palestinian state.
Such a move would represent Barack Obama and John Kerry formally embracing the longtime vision Adolf Hitler had for the Middle East.
If that should occur, President-Elect Trump should immediately renounce it and advocate withdrawal of the United States as a member of the United Nations.
Once taking office, President Trump should seek to have the United Nations move from New York City. His first leverage could come with the immediate cessation of any further United States funds being provided to the UN.
Other actions he could take include moving the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, which he has pledged to do. In addition, he should extend an invitation to Prime Minister Netanyahu for a state visit to Washington as soon as possible to renew our ties with a valued ally and begin to repair the gross damage done by President Obama.
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, cherish our Jewish brethren in Israel and eagerly look forward to a renewed partnership that will pave the way for the Arab world to finally concede the right of Israel to exist in peace.
The perfidy and treachery displayed by President Obama, Secretary of State Kerry and Ambassador Samantha Power have shamed our country beyond measure. Somewhere in Hell, Adolf Hitler is smiling.
Thanks for reading. Here’s hoping you all enjoyed a Blessed Christmas. We look forward to the New Year and the advent of a Trump Administration that will begin to get our country and the world back on the right track.
December 18, 2016
CIA Keeps Pushing Russian Election Interference Hoax
As part of the DC Elite’s desperate effort to maintain power and thwart the ascendancy of Donald Trump to the Presidency, the CIA is orchestrating the Russian election interference hoax with the aid of the Elite Traitor Media and the failed Democrat Party.
This hoax began during the 2016 presidential election with Hillary Clinton claiming 17 different U.S. intelligence agencies had proof of Russia trying to hack or interfere with the election. Who knew we had 17 different intelligence agencies? Is the USA already a police state?
Since then, despite the hysterical narrative being pushed by this Legion of Losers, not one shred of evidence or any proof has been offered publicly to back up these shameless claims.
Wikileaks, the alleged beneficiary of Russian hacking, has emphatically denied the allegation, stating that it obtained the DNC emails from an inside leak, and that no state entity was involved in the provision of the material.
It’s a sad day when you have to admit that Wikileaks appears to be telling the truth while the CIA pushes a phony narrative to undermine the next President of the United States, Donald J. Trump.
Frankly, any American with a grain of sense should discount the allegations, given their source. The CIA has been a fount of disinformation and propaganda since its founding in 1947.
The intelligence agency was formed out of the remaining operatives from its predecessor agency, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). As we would find out to our chagrin, the OSS was riddled with Soviet counteragents and Communist sympathizers, many of whom made the shift over to the CIA. (More to come in our new book getting ready for publication.)
Let’s review just a few of the CIA’s greatest hits:
On October 12, 1950, the CIA assessment provided to President Harry Truman claimed that intervention by the Red Chinese in Korea was “not probable in 1950.” On October 27, 1950, 300,000 Chinese troops began crossing the border into North Korea.
Moving ahead to 1961, and the new administration of President John F. Kennedy, the CIA provided plans for an invasion of Cuba by Cuban exiles at the Bay of Pigs. JFK’s predecessor, Dwight Eisenhower, had signed off on the plan. CIA director Allen Dulles made some alterations that lessened the chance of success as part of a scheme to undermine the new President.
The total failure of the invasion at the Bay of Pigs was blamed on JFK’s failure to provide air cover to the invading force. That story was pushed by the CIA to its compliant stooges in the American press.
The truth of the matter is something very different. The plan that JFK approved included a standing order that provided for air support to be supplied by B-29 bombers flown by Cuban exile pilots out of Nicaragua prior to the invaders reaching the beach.
The standing order was cancelled through a phone call by National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy to CIA Deputy Director Charles Cabell, a retired general, to postpone the mission until after the invaders had reached the beach.
Bundy was the brother of William Bundy, a high-ranking CIA official once targeted by Senator Joseph McCarthy as a potential subversive. The narrative adopted by the news media was Kennedy’s failure to provide air cover flown from the U.S.S. Essex offshore Cuba led to the debacle. JFK was steadfastly against direct American involvement of this nature and it was never part of the plan he approved.
It was at this juncture that Kennedy knew the CIA could not be trusted with national security.
In more recent times, we’ve witnessed such gross incompetence or downright sabotage as the CIA not anticipating the downfall of the Iranian Shah, the fall of the Berlin Wall, the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon on September 11, 2001, or the covert removal of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) from Iraq to Syria prior to the U.S. invasion ordered by President George W. Bush.
I’ll ask again, who in their right mind would believe the phony narrative being pushed by the CIA now? Initially the FBI and Director of National Intelligence James Clapper did not subscribe to this allegation, but lately have changed their tunes to present a more united front.
When a Congressional committee rightfully asked for an official briefing by the CIA last week, it was flatly turned down. You can’t have a dog and pony show without a dog or pony. It appears all the CIA has right now is pony manure.
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, are thoroughly disgusted with the treasonous actions being taken by the current President of the United States, Hillary Clinton and her team, the Democrat Party, the Elite Traitor Media and scores of Prog-Lib-Commies who refuse to accept the results of a free and fair 2016 election.
Tomorrow the Electoral College meets to officially vote and make Donald J. Trump the 45th President of the United States. We look forward to that final act of the 2016 election, and eagerly await with great hope the Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017.
Join us in prayers for our new President and Vice President Mike Pence, and the entire Trump Cabinet and leadership team as they move forward to Make America Great Again.
Thanks for reading! We must stay vigilant against the evil forces of treason trying so desperately to usurp the right of the American people to choose our leaders.
December 13, 2016
Tillerson Choice Shows Bold, Innovative Thinking
As he continues to build what could turn out to be the most impressive Presidential Cabinet in my lifetime, President-Elect Donald Trump made an electrifying choice for Secretary of State – ExxonMobil Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Rex Tillerson.
The 64-year old native Texan has led the multinational energy giant since 2006 and seen the company expand its operations to 52 countries across the globe.
Educated as a civil engineer at the University of Texas, Austin, Tillerson has shown strong geopolitical instincts in forging working relationships with world leaders around the globe.
Trump considered these attributes in making his choice: Tillerson is an accomplished dealmaker, he is accustomed to running a large global organization with many thousands of employees, his experience is deep in areas of great strategic interest to the United States, and he is free from political baggage that a more traditional pick would bring.
Of course, the Elite Traitor Media and the irrelevant members of the Uniparty are up in arms. They would be more comfortable with the likes of such political hacks as John Kerry, Hillary Clinton and Madeline Albright who could not manage the byzantine world of the State Department at Foggy Bottom. While failing miserably, they had sand kicked in their faces repeatedly by tyrants worldwide.
One major criticism is that Tillerson, God Forbid!, gets along with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Especially upset are House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and former Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid.
Joining them are members of the warmonger wing of the GOP like John McCain, Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio who thirst for another Cold War. At least they aren’t itching for outright war like defeated Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Having worked for a major oil company (Gulf Oil) in media relations, I know that success in the global energy business requires having a range of inside experts and analysts who travel the globe to assess the geopolitical climate in countries where you operate and/or want to operate.
In that way, executive leadership can gain an in-depth, strategic view of the best ways to expand exploration and production while forging partnerships in key locations with political and socio-economic leaders.
The local Pittsburgh media used to tease me about Gulf Oil having “its own State Department.” One reason for that went unsaid. It was because the U.S. State Department wasn’t worth a damn in terms of help or advice.
Hopefully, with Tillerson at the helm, American citizens and businesses will find a much more useful attitude at State. Perhaps our fellow Americans who have been rotting in foreign prisons during the Obama years will find they finally have some chance of freedom. At last, they will have a President and Secretary of State who truly care.
The selection of Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State gives terrific insight into how President-Elect Trump will bring strategic innovation to government by bringing the top minds in business, finance and politics to focus on new ways to reinvigorate the federal government, eliminate waste and fraud, and Make America Great Again!
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, are thankful that the President-Elect is moving swiftly and deliberately to get his team in place. His choices thus far are strictly A-Team. We look forward to more outstanding individuals joining the effort.
Thanks for reading! Clearly there is a new mood building America, despite the almost treasonous efforts of Democrats, renegade GOP Never Trumpers and the Elite Traitor Media to smear Donald Trump and his team with outright lies and deception. We’ve got news for them – it ain’t working! Just check the exceptional rise in the Stock Market and Consumer Confidence.
December 9, 2016
Donald Trump: “The Natural” of Politics
With his overwhelming victory in the 2016 Presidential election, Donald J. Trump has earned a reputation as “The Natural” of American politics.
Like Roy Hobbs taking the world of baseball by storm in Bernard Malamud’s classic novel, Donald Trump reached the highest office in the land in his initial try at elected office. He proved a true “natural” at quickly adapting to the world of politics and rapidly building a remarkable campaign team while using resources wisely.
What propelled Trump’s phenomenal run was his incredible intelligence, his uncanny ability to read his audiences, his masterful natural skill at using mass communications to reach voters, and his obvious love of country and the American people.
To his credit, our President-Elect comprehended the plight of everyday Americans and the failure of both major political parties to address the real concerns of the people while catering to special and wealthy interests.
Donald Trump recognized The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, was craving new leadership that genuinely cared about them. The forgotten men and women of America have seen their wealth and opportunities erode as politicians squandered their taxes and sacrificed jobs in pursuit of globalist schemes and needless wars.
As he continues his “Thank You” tour of states that gave him the momentum to win the presidency, President-Elect Trump is reaffirming his commitment to move America in a different and better direction. His First 100-day plan is brilliant in its scope. We can take heart that he and Vice-President-Elect Mike Pence will execute it superbly.
That’s not to say they won’t face significant obstacles from a defeated and decimated Democrat Party, as well as from New World Order obstructionists within the GOP.
But all signs point to him forming a stellar team for his Cabinet, calling on the best minds in the worlds of business, finance, the military and politics.
For the Democrats, they will confront President Trump at their peril. Barack Obama’s feckless eight-year rule has left his party on life support. His sorry political legacy has seen the Democrat Party become a regional party, no longer national in scope.
Since Obama took office in 2009, Democrats have lost 9 Senate seats, 63 House seats, 11 governorships and 900+ seats in State legislatures. They are left with a geriatric bench, bereft of younger talent that has the energy and appeal to provide a real alternative to Donald Trump and a rejuvenated Republican Party.
Hillary Clinton has proven to be an ungracious and duplicitous loser while President Obama has lied about his willingness to assist in a smooth transition. He had the audacity to counsel members of the military yesterday to speak out against the new President and to question his authority.
This outrageous advice simply demonstrates that he still has no comprehension that the President is Commander-in-Chief of the military and its members are duty-bound to follow lawful orders. His remarks reveal a totally inappropriate course to follow. In doing so, he is either seditious or just plain stupid.
No matter. The military will embrace their new Commander-in-Chief, knowing he will upgrade their resources and commit them to a strategy to build Peace Through Strength.
Donald Trump, “The Natural,” turned modern politics on its head through his skillful combination of using mass and social media to supplement his barnstorming across the country to hold massive rallies and demonstrate his incredible knack at retail politics. At each rally, he connected with his audiences and found time to shake hands, sign autographs and give each attendee the sense that he was talking directly to them.
Much to the dismay of the Elite Traitor Media, Trump set the daily news agenda through carefully timed remarks, effective debates and circumventing the media to connect with millions of followers on Facebook and Twitter daily.
This combination of using the most modern methods of reaching voters with the old-style barnstorming gave Mr. Trump the ability to create an actual movement of voters motivated by his message to Make America Great Again.
He completely out-maneuvered and out-flanked the hapless Hillary Clinton, who again demonstrated her total ineptitude as a candidate as well as how tone-deaf she and her fellow Prog-Lib-Commies were regarding the real concerns of everyday Americans. Compounding this failure was her inability to hide her genuine scorn for those of us deplorables on The Forgotten Street, which is forgotten no more.
The Trump-Clinton race was a mismatch from the beginning, regardless of her so-called fundraising advantage, the cheerleading from the sycophant Elite Traitor Media, and the complete failure of alleged expert pundits to understand the dynamics driving the election.
The Natural just kept hitting home run after home run with his audiences. He’ll swing a huge bat in taking on those who continue to underestimate his God-given ability to motivate and lead.
Thanks for reading! We apologize for a recent absence of columns. The holiday season starts getting really busy.
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God bless all our visitors to The Forgotten Street!
November 26, 2016
Castro Enters Hell’s Pantheon
Finally, Fidel Castro has shuffled off his mortal coil and entered Satan’s Pantheon in Hell. He takes his rightful place alongside such tyrants as Hitler, Stalin and Mao. The evil Cuban dictator turned his island nation into a living Hell for millions, but fooled Western Prog-Lib-Commies with propaganda that turned them into slobbering idiots.
The recent turn in American foreign policy by President Barack Obama to establish ties to the Cuban dictatorship will one day go down as one of the more disgraceful actions ever taken by a U.S. President. Just as disturbing is the knowledge that American corporations, eager to enter Cuba again, are salivating with greed while knowing everyday Cubans will not reap the benefits of the increased trade.
By sanctioning Castro’s continued iron grip on his people, Mr. Obama revealed himself as an unquestioning product of Far Left Academia that touted Castro’s universal health care and educational system as proof of his fine leadership.
What these fools have totally overlooked is the emerging evidence that points more and more to the fact that Fidel Castro played a significant role in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
We’ll have more on that subject in our new book that’s entering the final stages and looking toward publication in early 2017.
Among the truly troubling reactions to Castro’s death was the news that Pope Francis expressed personal “sentiments of grief.” It is perfectly fine for a Pope to pray for all who die, but to the Catholic faithful it's simply unacceptable to mourn Castro. It just shows the Pope is a product of his Jesuit background.
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, are sickened by the Elite Traitor Media who’ve slobbered over Castro and his sick henchman Che Guevara over the past six decades. Equally disturbing are the dopey students in the West who walk around in t-shirts with Che’s picture on them.
What these uneducated dupes fail to comprehend is that Che was a murderous psychopath who personally executed countless black Cubans and gays.
Cuba is a country comprised of descendants of indigenous natives, Spanish settlers and African slaves. The European heritage Cubans longed ruled the island, imported the slaves and always regarded them as second-class people. Among the racist Europeans were the Castros who overthrew dictator Fulgencio Batista, who was partially black. Guevara was an Argentine who came from a privileged background before becoming a Marxist revolutionary.
One day a picture of Malia Obama in a Che t-shirt appeared on the Internet. My immediate thought was that her Hitler t-shirt must have been in the wash.
The Prog-Lib-Commie useful idiots will mourn the passing of Castro, failing to understand that he went to his grave as one of the wealthiest world leaders after his rape and pillaging of Cuba. His brother Raul and the ruling class around him will continue to live like royalty while average Cubans try to eke out a miserable living.
Death is eternal, so now Fidel Castro will reap the results of the evil seeds he sowed.
Thanks for reading! November marks the 10-year anniversary of The Forgotten Street. We’ve tried to shed light on the world around us and hopefully inspire readers to support our Constitution, embrace traditional American values, and work for a return to a moral society that turns to God in times of need.
November 20, 2016
Sore Loser Left Refuses To Accept Election Results
Toward the end of the tumultuous 2016 Presidential Election, in the final debate, GOP nominee Donald Trump created a major stir when he would not definitively commit to immediately accepting the outcome of the election.
In a monumental failure, moderator Chris Wallace of Fox News did not pose the same question to Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton. Clearly he was hoping to stir up a controversy that the Clinton court stenographers in the Elite Traitor Media would run with.
It wound up blowing over as Mrs. Clinton continued to botch her campaign. Now, 12 days after the election, the Prog-Lib-Commie Left is in an absolute meltdown, refusing to accept the fact that Donald J. Trump will become the 45th President of the United States on January 20, 2017.
President Barack Obama and Mrs. Clinton made very perfunctory remarks on November 9 to congratulate Mr. Trump. They’ve followed up with further comments and actions that demonstrate those speeches were wholly insincere. Mr. Obama’s negative comments about his successor while traveling abroad are beyond despicable and beneath his office.
Now we have a concerted effort bankrolled by international gangster and former Nazi collaborator George Soros to foment unrest in American cities and to intimidate presidential electors into changing the landslide he earned in the Electoral College vote (306-232). This is not legitimate grassroots protesting. It’s paid insurrection that is jeopardizing public safety and destroying private property.
The intimidation includes constant harassment and death threats against designated Trump electors in a number of states. We’ve not heard one word of condemnation from the current President of the United States or Mrs. Clinton, which means they tacitly support the would-be coup underway.
The idiocy of this effort is demonstrated by the fact that the lack of a clear winner in the Electoral College vote would send the election to the Republican-dominated House of Representatives for a vote. No question how that would turn out.
Meanwhile, the Elite Traitor Media keeps trying to find fault with anything President-Elect Trump does, be it the pace of the transition effort or him taking his wife and family to dinner without a press pool tagging along.
The truth of the matter is that President-Elect Trump is moving swiftly and decisively to form the Trump Administration. Already his choices are receiving unfriendly fire from the Left, much of it unsubstantiated charges of racism, which is about the only thing the Left knows how to do. Just as we believed during the campaign, Donald Trump is assembling an All-Star team of the very best people to run his Administration.
The attack on Attorney General-designee Jeff Sessions is particularly dishonest. By trying to dig up things that may have been said 30 years or more ago, the Elite Traitor Media and political hacks like Harry Reid overlook the real Sessions record. These are the same people who disregarded the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) leadership of former Senate Majority Leader Robert Byrd. Mrs. Clinton lauded Senator Byrd as her mentor, even after he called poor white people in West Virginia “white niggers” in an interview on 60 Minutes.
In contrast, as a federal attorney working for the Justice Department in Alabama, Jeff Sessions carried out the orders needed to successfully complete the desegregation of Alabama public schools. He also destroyed the KKK in Alabama. He prosecuted the son of its leader in a death penalty murder case, and saw to it that the execution was carried out. In addition, the KKK was hit with a fine that bankrupted the organization, leading to its demise.
Good luck playing the lame race card, Democrats, because everyday Americans who live on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, are totally thrilled we will have an Attorney General who respects and will uphold the rule of law once again.
As events unfold, it’s clear the Republican Party is uniting once again under President-Elect Trump’s strong leadership. His amazing campaign resulted in the GOP becoming the absolute dominant party from the national level to the statehouse level, and even down to the local level.
Part of that success relates in large measure to the Trump campaign’s stunning ability to maximize the impact of social media. Between Facebook and Twitter, Donald Trump now has 25 million followers that he can communicate with directly, bypassing the hostile filter of the Elite Traitor Media as they try to undermine his Administration.
After listening to the sickening piety of the Clinton campaign and media criticize candidate Trump for not saying he would unhesitatingly accept the election results, the same hypocrites are now doing all they can to weaken our democratic process and disrespect the majority of American voters who made it clear they wanted Donald Trump in the White House.
The unhinged Left pushes the lame talking point that Hillary Clinton won the public vote. They overlook the fact that the 50 states have yet to certify their results and provide a final total. They also overlook the fact that North Carolina is dealing with a contested gubernatorial election tainted by charges of voter fraud.
In addition, there are projections that perhaps as many as 3 million illegal immigrants unlawfully voted in the election. If that is the case, and we assume that the bulk of that vote when to Mrs. Clinton, then it’s clear that Donald Trump won a landslide victory in the popular vote as well as the Electoral College vote if you subtract 3 million votes from her total.
The United States deserves better than having a host of sore losers complaining about an election that was carried out fairly and in which a decisive winner was the result.
The Prog-Lib-Commies will keep up their treasonous efforts, but America has spoken. Now it’s well past time to grow up, get over it and give the Trump Administration the opportunity it earned to Make America Great Again.
Thanks for reading! As we all get ready to share a Thanksgiving with family and friends, those of us on The Forgotten Street get on our knees to thank Almighty God for all His blessings. We pray He will keep our new President-Elect and Vice President-Elect and their families safe, and give them the strength and wisdom needed to effectively lead our beloved country.
If that makes us American Nationalists, so be it. We’ll wear that label proudly. We love our country and thank God that we were born Americans.
November 14, 2016
Democrat Party In Final Death Throes
Donald Trump’s crushing victory in the 2016 election was the headline of an even more significant story – his coattail effect down ballot has made the Republican Party the dominant political party nationwide.
When he takes the Presidential Oath of Office on January 20, 2017, Republicans will have control of the White House, the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, 33 Governorships and a majority of State Legislatures. His future Supreme Court and judicial appointments will reshape the judiciary for decades to come.
The Democrats now are a party in a fatal decline, with a weak bench of potential national leaders. By being the party dominated by the Clintons and Barack Obama, the Democrats have abandoned working class and middle class Americans to pander to globalist elites and corporate interests.
Now everyday Americans know what other neglected groups, including minorities, will soon learn – they have a real champion in Donald J. Trump. He has given a strong voice to the concerns of those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA.
We know he will put our interests first, because he is not beholden to wealthy globalists and special interests who’ve bankrolled the corruption that’s destroyed the Democrat Party.
To compound the fatal self-inflicted wounds, Democrats now must choose a new head of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The two previous heads have had to leave in disgrace – Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Donna Brazile.
Vying to take the DNC reins are former Chairman Howard Dean and Congressman Keith Ellison of Minnesota. Dean has distinguished himself lately by making unbalanced statements that call his sanity into question.
Ellison is a far left-wing black Muslim, who will offer a leadership style that will drive out the handful of centrists left in the party.
The Jim Webbs and Joe Manchins of the world can already see they have no future place in the Democrat Party. Their sensible views have been scorned and mocked. When Democrat stalwarts like pollsters Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell jump ship, you know you can turn off the lights, because the Party is over.
The party’s leadership in Congress certainly offers no encouragement to Democrats who want to rebuild the party around a more moderate approach and shed its ultra-progressive image.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi has become a shrill partisan who just leans further left as each year passes. She also reinforces the image of the party has one run by geriatrics. Seriously, going into the election, the Democrat leadership other than President Barack Obama resembled a card party at an assisted living facility – Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid.
One glimmer of light shining through the dreary Democrat skies is that Senator Reid will step down as Senate Minority Leader in favor of New York Senator Chuck Schumer.
Although he certainly can be abrasive, Schumer might actually be able to work with the Trump Administration and Congress on getting some worthwhile things accomplished, unlike Reid who was a pure obstructionist.
Reid also is a vicious partisan, one of the nastiest men in American political history. His hate-filled remarks in reaction to President-Elect Trump’s victory were easily the most ungracious I’ve ever heard or seen.
As he tries so hard to egg on the George Soros-funded disruptions occurring under the guise of protests in American cities, Reid provoked Senator Manchin enough to attack Reid as “ . . . an absolute embarrassment to the Senate as an institution, our Democratic party and the nation. I want to be very clear. He does not speak for me.”
Reid advanced the outrageous lie and favorite Democrat talking point that Hillary Clinton won the popular electoral vote. This is simply not true. The final vote has not been tabulated yet because absentee ballots, which include the military vote, have not be counted. Final results will not be available until each state certifies the results and sends their reports on to the Electoral College in a few weeks.
One thing we do know is this: Donald Trump and Mike Pence won in an electoral landslide over Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine by 306 to 232. Under the United States Constitution, this is the result that matters and how the Presidency is decided.
The continuance of the phony protests give the distinct impression that Soros and other anti-American forces are trying to make them look like one of the bogus “color” revolutions that globalists have financed elsewhere. One such example is the so-called Orange Revolution in The Ukraine that was the vehicle to oust a democratically-elected President who leaned more toward Russia.
To their absolute disgrace, President Obama and Hillary Clinton have not uttered one word to discourage the rioting or ask people to back off and let our government go through a peaceful transition. They made their perfunctory concession remarks right after the election. But as time passes with their silence now, the insincerity of those remarks becomes more apparent.
Aiding and abetting Obama and Clinton in not accurately depicting who and what the so-called protesters are all about is the Elite Traitor Media, which are still scratching their collective heads, trying to figure out how Trump won.
Even after such a loud wake-up call, most of the media haven’t realized that they can’t insult half of their potential audience daily and still expect to survive. In a letter of subscribers, The New York Times has owned up to the fact that its election coverage was slanted against Donald Trump. What the fools don’t comprehend is that your credibility is like virginity. Once you lose it, you can never get it back.
None of that prevented Leslie Stahl and 60 Minutes from being snarky in the interview with the President-Elect. They simply reinforced the image of CBS as the Communist Broadcasting System.
The alleged protesters are rapidly becoming the new face of the dying Democrat Party, as sore losers like Eric Holder now push for shredding the Constitution (one of Holder’s favorite things) and getting rid of the Electoral College.
Funny how the Electoral College didn’t seem to be an issue when Bill Clinton and Barack Obama both won two terms in the White House. All we’re seeing now is a dying political party that is winning a reputation as the Sore Loser Party that can’t play by the rules or govern by the rule of law. It’s all about just raw political power and the ends justifying the means. Well, you live by the sword, you sure as Hell can die by self-inflicted wounds.
The Democrats ran out of new ideas, new leadership and new voters. They played by the same tired playbook, pandering to groups they went out of their way to victimize and keep compliant. In the process, they chased out their working class base and gave the Republican Party a new lease on life that it did not necessarily deserve.
It was up to Donald Trump to figure out what really was going on with the men and women on The Forgotten Street. He knew it was time to put America First and to Make America Great Again!
Thanks for reading! The Trump Administration is beginning to take shape. The appointments of Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon have it off to a great start! Hope you all share the sense of excitement and happiness we have here.
November 11, 2016
Hysterical Left Shows Anti-American Underpinnings
Unable to accept the results of a generally fair democratic election, the extreme Left has erupted in George Soros-organized and funded “protests” that are the best demonstration ever of the anti-American underpinnings of the Progressive movement.
After making obviously insincere perfunctory concession remarks, President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have not uttered a word of criticism regarding the anarchy afflicting a number of major cities as rioters block traffic and destroy private property to protest the victory of Donald Trump.
Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, the most insidious public official in America, managed to throw more gasoline on the fire with his typically unhinged, hate-filled remarks regarding the election. Fortunately, he is headed to the ash heap of history.
Across college campuses cowardly administrators are indulging the immature behavior of students who can’t handle the fact that American voters have resoundingly chosen Donald J. Trump as our next President.
The Prog-Lib-Commies are beating the drums about Hillary Clinton winning the popular vote, but that lie remains unproven because of the outstanding number of absentee and military votes not counted yet.
Aiding and abetting this virtually criminal behavior is the Elite Traitor Media, which tries to paint the chaos in the streets as legitimate protests. CNN even went to the extreme of having Don Lemon interview his cameraman as if he were among the “protesters.”
Such dishonestly in trying to manufacture news is typical of a media establishment mired in Stalinist, Soviet-era groupthink.
To his credit, President Elect Trump (God, I love writing that!) has displayed a truly presidential demeanor, embracing his national role with uncommon grace and class. His public remarks and meetings with various leaders shows he has the outstanding political instincts of a natural born leader.
Now comes the real challenge of putting together a functioning Trump Administration that can hit the ground running on January 20, 2017. Fortunately, the President-Elect has a wealth of talent to draw upon. He stands a very strong chance of putting together a true team of All-Stars.
Here are some of the people that the Transition Team led by Vice President-Elect Mike Pence should consider: Newt Gingrich, Rudy Giuliani, Ben Carson, Jeff Sessions, Steve Forbes, Herman Cain, Chris Christie, General Michael Flynn, Colonel Allen West, Sheriff David Clarke, Bobby Jindal, Mike Huckabee, John Bolton, Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachmann, to name a few.
Beyond that, President-Elect Trump has a roster of business and civic leaders that he’s known and worked with for decades who are worthy of consideration for a range of positions.
I have every confidence that the team he assembles will bring a level of competence and commitment not seen in our Nation’s Capital for a generation. When you consider the political hacks and sycophants that would have infested a Clinton Administration, you recognize how fortunate we were to get the results we did.
Proudly marching to the polls, The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, finally made its voice heard. Now we’ll have a President who will remember those he’s working for.
The Prog-Lib-Commies will continue their treasonous demonstrations that show true contempt for the United States and its electoral traditions. But the only result of their childish actions will be underscoring of how right a Donald Trump/Mike Pence victory was for America.
Today we honor the sacrifice of our Veterans to defend freedom and preserve our liberties. The actions of the unhinged Left are a disgrace. They reveal their true colors as America-haters and anarchists with no regard for what our Veterans have done for us and what they mean to us.
As they slink off to their corners to lick their wounds, the Never Trumpers cannot regain their credibility. Their prediction of an adverse Trump down-ballot effect was wildly wrong. There are Senators and House members who rode Mr. Trump’s coattails to victory and now more Governors and GOP-controlled State Legislatures than there were prior to the election.
It’s time for Americans to embrace a new future in which all our citizens will be heard and given the opportunity to chart a new path forward. Together, we’re going to Make America Great Again!
Thanks for reading! These are exciting times, and watching the new Trump Administration take shape will be exhilarating. A hearty salute goes out to all Veterans and their families for their marvelous contributions to building and preserving our great country. What I wouldn't give to serve my country again in the Trump Administration! Got a thought? Let Jack know at jch@theforgotten street.com
November 7, 2016
Now, It’s Your Time For Choosing
On October 27, 1964, a prerecorded speech by well-known actor Ronald Reagan was televised on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.
Called “A Time For Choosing,” the speech was an absolute sensation, generating $1 million in contributions to the Goldwater campaign.
In his challenge to conservatives and other voters to rally around Goldwater, Reagan effectively painted a picture of the nation at a crossroads and in need of a decisive choice in favor of a new path for American politics.
Nonetheless, we know that Goldwater went on to a resounding defeat by incumbent President Lyndon Johnson. But the speech catapulted Reagan onto the national stage as an important political figure. He then went on to two terms as California Governor and then President of the United States.
Tomorrow, November 8, 2016, is Your Time For Choosing. The choice between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump couldn’t be any starker. It’s a choice between the corrupt status quo of the Washington Uniparty and a new American future that seeks prosperity for all Americans. Hillary Clinton is the leftist tool of globalists like George Soros, Wall Street and the Big Banks who are crushing the American Middle Class.
Donald Trump is truly our last best hope to save the United States from a future of permanent stagnation, national insecurity in the face of radical Islamic terrorism, a deteriorating military, racial discord, further cultural rot and runaway illegal immigration that will change America into a third-world country overrun with drugs and gangs.
What Donald Trump and Mike Pence offer the United States is leadership that will bring taxes down and grow the economy. Our military strength will be rebuilt and we’ll regain international respect as a true world leader. No more will America get bogged down in endless Middle Eastern wars.
Trump and Pence understand the need for controlled immigration that will keep radical Islamists out of our country and stem the flow of drugs across the Mexican border. They also know that unfair free trade deals must be replaced by fair trade agreements that protect American workers and communities.
Finally, the GOP ticket will forge a new path to true energy independence and put an end to the insanity of political correctness warping our social order. Donald Trump and Mike Pence offer the leadership that those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, have been crying out for, ever since Ronald Reagan left the White House.
The respective campaigns of the two major candidates could not be more dissimilar. Hillary Clinton has waged the politics of personal destruction against Mr. Trump with outlandish lies and claims about his character. She offers no fresh thinking on solutions to America’s pressing issues, just a continuation of failed Obama economic policies and the abomination called Obamacare.
Donald Trump has taken his case directly to the people, barnstorming across America and holding rallies with many thousands of supporters in cities and towns that have never seen such political excitement before.
The brilliance of the Trump campaign has been its ability to merge the large rallies with nonstop broad media coverage and a social media outreach that’s gained millions of supporters on such outlets as Facebook and Twitter. His social media presence dwarfs the pathetic Clinton effort.
In contrast, low-energy Hillary has made limited campaign appearances and generally produced small, tepid crowds, even when using alleged entertainers like filth merchants Jay-Z and Beyonce.
She’s spent countless days off the campaign trail, allegedly for debate preparation. But it’s far more likely her shaky health status and what appears to be a drinking problem has made such reclusiveness necessary.
Early on in the campaign Trump dubbed Mrs. Clinton as “Crooked Hillary,” a moniker that’s stuck and caused crowds at Trump rallies to chant “Lock Her Up!” There’s no need to go into the multitude of scandals in which Hillary finds herself enmeshed. Suffice to say, the insecure email server, Clinton Foundation pay for play corruption, the theft of relief funds from Haiti, and the betrayal of the Americans who died needlessly in Benghazi will not go away after tomorrow’s election, whatever the outcome.
Early voting has taken place in a number of states, and the turnout is significant. For those of you who still have to vote tomorrow, this is now Your Time For Choosing. The choice is clear, the stakes are higher than ever, and America’s fate hangs in the balance.
Step up and do the right thing to Make America Strong, Proud and Great Again! Vote Trump/Pence!
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October 26, 2016
A New Axis of Evil Emerges in America
During this presidential election season, we’ve seen a new Axis of Evil emerge, one that is the biggest threat American democracy has ever faced. It’s primarily a domestic cancer growing in our political system.
As the DC/Big Money Establishment throws everything it’s got to stop the rise of Donald Trump’s America First movement, it shows how desperate it is to hold on to power and prevent an honest election from being held.
Here are the components of this sinister American Axis of Evil:
Progressives who fervently believe the ends justify the means as preached by their guru, Saul Alinsky. These are the people I’ve dubbed the Prog/Lib/Commies, who wage war on American values, our religions, innocent babies and our right to self-defense. In some cases, they resort to outright violence like the riot in Chicago.
The so-called Mainstream Media, who have dropped any pretense of objectivity and thoroughly rejected basic tenets of fair, unbiased reporting. These partisan propagandists are what I call the Elite Traitor Media.
Large corporations and financial institutions have corrupted the political process through their huge financial contributions to the DC/Political Establishment of both major parties, all in the service of purchasing influence on government policy to the detriment of everyday Americans and the Middle Class. This crowd represents Big Money, which fears real competition and seeks government-approved favoritism in the finest traditions of Fascism. Hillary Clinton is their complete puppet.
Academia has become so ideologically slanted that the educational system is now an indoctrination process that favors a ruling class seeking to stifle dissent and honest debate of critical issues. Let’s label these partisan ideologues Intellectual Stalinists, who insist on politically correct thinking that forces everyone to be of the same mindset and punishes free thinkers.
GOP Turncoats who pledged to support the party’s nominee and then reneged on their word. These candidates and their supporters were beaten fair and square by Donald Trump. But they’ve decided to reject the will of the record number of Republicans who voted for Mr. Trump. So they’re sulking about losing their influence and stature. This sad fact reveals the Never Trumpers for the sorry traitors they are.
There you have the new American Axis of Evil that is destroying the very fabric of our society and turning the Middle Class into a shrinking strata with less and less control over the people who rule them so callously:
Prog/Lib/Commies>Elite Traitor Media>
Big Money>Intellectual Stalinists>GOP Turncoats
Here are prime examples of the Axis of Evil members:
Prog/Lib/Commies: The Clintons, the Obamas, John Kerry, Al Gore, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, John Podesta, Donna Brazile, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Black Lives Matters, Southern Poverty Law Center
Elite Traitor Media: New York Times, Washington Post, Politico, Huffington Post, ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, NBC, Megyn Kelly, Chris Matthews, Chuck Todd, George Stephanopoulos, Shepherd Smith, Bill Kristol, Dana Perino, Juan Williams, Rich Lowry
Big Money: George Soros, Warren Buffett, Goldman Sachs, all leading hedge funds, all major banks, Chamber of Commerce, General Electric, Facebook, Google, Apple, General Motors, Ford, global pharmaceutical companies, national insurers
Intellectual Stalinists: Staff and faculty at most major universities, public school Common Core proponents
GOP Turncoats: Jeb Bush, George H. W. Bush, George W. Bush, Mitt Romney, John McCain, Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, John Kasich, Lindsey Graham, Ben Sasse, Jeff Flake, Evan McMullin, Colin Powell
One of the hallmarks of the new American Axis of Evil has been to avoid any serious discussion of the issues that affect American voters. The Clinton Campaign and its enablers in the Axis have engaged in sleazy, unfounded accusations about Donald Trump and women as a distraction from Hillary Clinton’s criminal conduct on a number of fronts.
An adjunct of the Axis are leading government agencies that have been politicized to the point where they can no longer be trusted to carry out their duties legitimately: The IRS, FBI, The Department of Justice, The Department of Defense, The State Department and Veterans Affairs.
The Elite Traitor Media has maintained a steady narrative of Mr. Trump being an unserious candidate with no policy substance. That may be the single biggest lie of the entire election campaign.
Donald Trump has unveiled a wide range of policy proposals on the critical issues of the day throughout the election. Most recently, in a remarkable speech in Gettysburg, he introduced his Contract With The American Voter.
This new Contract is simply the finest proposal ever offered by a presidential candidate in my lifetime, which spans six decades. Here are the essential ingredients of what Donald Trump proposes to accomplish in his first 100 days in office:
The Contract is bold and ambitious in its scope. It challenges Americans to rise above the cheap distractions offered by the American Axis of Evil and come together to create a new American future that will benefit everyone and Make America Great Again.
For those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, this new Contract gives us hope that the American Axis of Evil can be soundly defeated and hopefully destroyed.
Do your part and vote right now if your state permits early voting or if you have an absentee ballot. I did my part yesterday and encourage all of you to ignore the bogus polling pushed by the Elite Traitor Media.
Finally, turn off the national news networks. Fox News has joined the progressive propaganda club run by ABC/CBS/CNN/MSNBC/NBC. Rely on social media and websites you can trust to provide factual, unbiased information. Forget these wannabe court stenographers for Hillary Clinton.
Thank God for the work of Project Veritas and Wikileaks in revealing the depths of the treachery being carried out by the American Axis of Evil.
Time grows short so recognize the Axis’ malevolent workings and reject its drive to transform the United States into something we all will abhor and decry.
Thanks for reading. The choices and decisions we make now can mean no more of the status quo, which the Queen of the Status Quo Hillary Clinton epitomizes. If the present system remains in place, it will destroy our economy and culture. It also will leave us totally vulnerable to Radical Islamic Terrorism.
October 20, 2016
DONALD TRUMP: The Candidate We’ve Longed For
Over the past few elections, we’ve heard conservatives lament the need for a “real” conservative, while GOP Rinos whine about wanting a candidate who can attract working class Democrats and Independents.
The Donald Trump I saw in last night’s final debate gave the most impressive defense of the Second Amendment and the staunchest support for pro-life justices of any candidate in my memory.
It’s obvious from polling, and more importantly from the many thousands who’ve turned out for his rallies nationwide, that Donald Trump is THE candidate we’ve longed for.
What more do you people want from the man? He’s working hard to restore patriotism and makes it clear that American interests will always come first in his policies, globalism be damned!
The closeted One Worlders in the Republican Party have acquiesced far too often to Democrats. They share the blame for the rotten mess globalism has caused in the worldwide economy and American foreign policy.
Donald Trump offers American voters their very last opportunity to save American exceptionalism and keep America’s sons and daughters from dying needlessly to prop up corrupt Muslim regimes throughout the Middle East.
He also has articulated a mature foreign policy approach toward Russia that will tone down the needless war drums President Obama and Hillary Clinton are pounding.
The charges that the Russians are behind the hacked Clinton and DNC emails that Wikileaks has released make a good sound bite, but neither the President or Mrs. Clinton have produced one shred of evidence.
Last night Hillary touted that 17 national security agencies agree Russia is trying to influence our election. First of all, I had no idea we lived in such a police state. And, if those 17 agencies have not been able to prevent or stop such hacking, then they’re doing a remarkably crappy job.
The odds are just as likely that the leaked emails are the result of DNC and Clinton insiders who’ve become disgusted with the corruption in which they find themselves enmeshed. No doubt Seth Rich met his demise because of his determination to put an end to the lawlessness around him.
Chris Wallace actually asked some tough questions of both candidates, but he let Hillary slide on a few while interrupting Mr. Trump on many occasions.
DC insiders all got a case of the vapors when Donald Trump would not commit to accepting the results of the election two and a half weeks before the election. It seems perfectly reasonable for him to withhold judgment, and it also plays strategically to let the Democrats know his team will be on alert to spot any Election Day shenanigans.
Oddly, Mr. Wallace did not pose the same question to Hillary Clinton.
Hillary was busy making a mess of her debate time, with her blatant lie that the Clinton Foundation gives 90% of its donations to charitable initiatives. The real answer, as filed on the Foundation tax return, is 5.7% actually goes to help charities.
Trump scored major points by noting how much Haitians hate the Clintons for their duplicity in raising funds off the tragic earthquake that devastated the island nation. What has happened to $200 million that was supposed to be used to build a hospital that still doesn’t exist?
While she keeps harping on Mr. Trump to release his income tax returns, she’s not challenged on hers. She and Mr. Clinton took a deduction of about $1.5 million in charitable donations. The only problem is that $1 million of it went to the Clinton Foundation.
That’s one hell of a scam when you can get a tax break by giving money to yourself.
Another shocking lie was her claim that partial birth abortions are needed to save the life of the mother, and that a woman must be able to make that choice. In reality, about 13, 000 babies were murdered through partial birth abortion last year.
Are we to believe that 13,000 women got to full term and then found themselves in jeopardy? If so, then we have rampant medical malpractice underway if that many women have their pregnancies so poorly monitored and managed by their doctors. Sorry, that strains credulity.
The Elite Traitor Media have spent much of the last year avoiding serious coverage of Mrs. Clinton’s gross mismanagement of her State Department emails and the threat it posed to national security.
We got one more glance at how cavalierly Hillary handles national security information when she blurted out that there is a four-minute response time in which nuclear weapons can be launched on presidential orders.
Thanks for sharing, Mrs. Clinton. Vladimir Putin has to be pulling for you to win so he can dominate the world thanks to your incompetence and lack of respect for our national security.
When she is willing to provide such information in a cheap and dangerous attempt to win a few votes, you can see what Hillary Clinton is all about. Frankly, it’s pretty damn ugly and disturbing.
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, have no illusions about how destructive another Clinton presidency will be to our economic and national security, not to mention the nation’s morals.
She’s trying to cross the finish line in a blizzard of platitudes, talking about bringing people together. Will that include all of us Deplorables, Catholics, Jews, Basement Dwellers, Law Enforcement and Border Security? Given her burning hatred for all of the above, not bloody likely.
Sorry, Hillary, we have our candidates. We’re coming out in droves to put Donald Trump and Mike Pence in the White House, so together, we all can Make America Great Again!
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October 11, 2016
Hillary’s Deceit, Murder & War Crimes in Libya
The Elite Traitor Media are doing the best they can to keep a lid on what really happened at Benghazi and what a total debacle the overthrow of Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddhafi was.
Of central importance is this question: What right did the United States have to force violent regime change in a country that had become an ally in the War on Terror? The answer is simple – our country has no right to promote regime change. It’s not up to us to determine who gets to rule other countries.
That, in and of itself, shows the international criminality of the Obama Administration in following the disastrous counsel of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
As jihadist rebels revolted against the Libyan government and the country fell into a civil war, there was an opportunity to end the bloodshed. What has remained hidden for far too long is the fact that behind the scenes negotiations with Colonel Gaddhafi by representatives of the United States State Department had resulted in an agreement under which an immediate cease fire would take hold and Gaddhafi would agree to national elections to allow formation of a democratically elected government.
Central to the negotiations was a leading Christian preacher, Dr. Kilari Anand Paul from India, who has a reputation as an international peace ambassador and now is an American citizen. Colonel Gaddhafi had invited Dr. Paul to Libya to work with the U.S. delegation led by retired general Wesley Clark.
The deal was all but sealed when Secretary Clinton rejected it. As a result, the most stable and prosperous nation in Africa continued with a bloody civil war that led to the death of hundreds of thousands and the murder of Gaddhafi.
Clinton was exultant and exuberant at the turn of events, even crowing in a television interview about Gaddhafi’s death: “We came, we saw, he died!”
What kind of sick mind would veto a peace deal that could have salvaged an ally for the United States and led to creation of a democratic government, not to mention save hundreds of thousands of lives?
Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, do not want such an unstable individual in charge of our government. No one knows the real reason for Clinton’s disastrous decision, other than the fact that Gaddhafi supported Barack Obama over Mrs. Clinton and his family declined to support Hillary’s 2008 presidential bid or give shakedown money to the Clinton Foundation.
After the fall of Gaddhafi, Muslim nations opened their wallets and flooded the Foundation with donations. They could see how amoral and bloodthirsty the Clintons are.
Libya now is an international basket case, overrun by jihadist militants and ISIS. It’s become a staging ground for Radical Islamic Terrorism worldwide.
Now here comes the real bombshell: According to Dr. Paul, U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens was deeply involved in the peace negotiations that ultimately failed.
Despite Stevens’ hundreds of pleas for security improvements, Hillary Clinton ignored him. Because he was in a position to some day reveal the truth about what happened before the situation spiraled out of control, he represented an enormous threat to Hillary’s presidential ambitions.
Stevens also was well aware that the U.S. Government had been shipping arms to jihadist rebels for use against Gaddhafi, weapons that were being passed along to other Islamist terrorist groups, including ISIS, throughout Syria and the Middle East.
We all know what happens to people who pose a threat to the Clintons. It becomes more and more apparent that the attack on the Benghazi diplomatic mission was in reality a “hit” on Ambassador Stevens.
Hillary shamefully tried to blame the Benghazi attack on a video when she knew full well what really happened. And, we know that our military in the region could have responded, and wanted to respond, but were told to stand down.
The Obama Administration tried the lame excuse that the rescue forces could not have gotten there in time. How did they know how long the siege would last? It lasted long enough for reinforcements to have gotten there to save some of those who died, if not Ambassador Stevens, who was clearly the target of the attack.
Dr. Paul’s account of the peace negotiations is confirmed by former U.S. Congressman and civil rights leader Walter Fauntroy. He was in Libya at the time of the negotiations during the civil war.
Fauntroy claims that he saw Danish and French special forces killing Libyan civilians and rebel fighters in order to blame the atrocities on the Gaddhafi government.
Upon his return, Fauntroy basically disappeared for five years out of fear he would be assassinated for what he knew about the war crimes. Paul fears for his life as well. He was gone on record with the following:
“Any fifth grader would have insisted Clinton’s ‘regime’ change’ at any cost was absurd in the absence of a succession plan and troops on the ground, essentially handing the very strategic territory and its assets over to whoever wanted them most, which not surprisingly turned out to be Islamic terrorists,“ he asserts. “The entire world is paying a high price for her stupidity and horrific decision by further radicalizing the Middle East.”
Commenting on the war crimes that occurred, Dr. Paul said, “The image of the bodies of women and precious children piled high in the streets of Tripoli will haunt me forever – not to mention the millions of others who lost their homes and lives, becoming part of the massive wave of displaced immigrants seeking asylum.”
As America approaches the most significant presidential vote in many generations, it’s incumbent for the truth to come out, and Hillary Clinton’s mental imbalance and horrible war crimes be acknowledged for all to see.
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September 27, 2016
Debate Just Another Elite Traitor Media Scam
Anyone who thought the first Presidential debate of 2016 would be a legitimate exercise lives in a fantasy world in which the news media is an objective source of information.
GOP nominee Donald J. Trump performed exceptionally well against his two debate opponents: Democrat nominee Hillary Clinton and moderator Lester Holt of NBC News.
Holt made absolutely no pretense of being fair. It was clear he was out to make Donald Trump look as bad as he could. Some questions centered on such burning issues as Mr. Trump’s tax returns, the Obama birther non-story and comments about women made by Mr. Trump many years ago.
Among the relevant subjects not even broached during the 90-minute sideshow were: illegal immigration and border security; the situation in Libya and what happened at Benghazi; Ms. Clinton’s non-secure email system; Hillary’s “basket of deplorables” charge; Hillary’s recent health scare; and pay-for-play donations to the Clinton Foundation.
How in the world could Lester Holt moderate the debate and not ask one question about Mexico and the Wall? Clearly the whole thing was rigged.
It’s all too apparent that Hillary Clinton knew the questions in advance. She was well scripted and had a storehouse of “zingers” prepared to use against Mr. Trump. Prior to the debate, polls showed a majority of voters believed she would get the questions in advance.
Pamela Geller is reporting that the Clinton campaign had the questions a week in advance of the debate. www.pamelageller.com.
Donald Trump tried to shift the conversation to more relevant subjects such as: tax reform; job creation; trade deals that would be more fair for American workers; repatriation of corporate profits from overseas tax shelters.
In doing so, he demonstrably proved he has the best interests of everyday Americans who live on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, at heart. All Hillary has at heart is her megalomaniacal quest to be the first Woman President.
Ms. Clinton made a despicable remark about racism, saying “. . . implicit bias is a problem for everyone, not just police.” Translation, all Americans are racists but just won’t admit it. It was a reinforcement of her “basket of deplorables” remarks, a “dog whistle” for her base. Of course, Holt didn’t follow up on that. He just let it slide, like the good Clinton toady he is.
The next chapters in this sorry spectacle are the Vice Presidential debate on October 4 and round two of the Presidential debate on October 9. I can’t wait to see Mike Pence make mincemeat out of Tim Kaine, Hillary’s dopey running mate.
When Mr. Trump and Hillary face off again Donald Trump will be tag-teamed by two leftists in good standing in the Elite Traitor Media (ETM): Anderson Cooper of CNN and Martha Raddatz of ABC News.
While the ETM crowd gets its jollies by tweaking Mr. Trump, they only contribute to the growing belief in America that the alleged Mainstream Media is hopelessly biased and clearly doing all it can to elect Hillary Clinton. There are some media stooges like Chris Matthews and Chris Cuomo of CNN who openly declare they think it’s their job to get Hillary in the White House.
Trump has tapped into that belief with great success. Lester Holt’s “deplorable” performance last night just gives the GOP nominee more ammunition to expose the ETM for what they really are: Court Stenographers for Progressive Fascism.
Future historians will look back at the 2016 election as the time when one of America’s greatest myths was finally blown up: We have an independent, free press that’s dedicated to providing an unbiased filter of news and information.
Truth to be told, that’s never been the case. There is rich history of media bias that goes back as far as the 19th century, when media empires such as the Pulitzer and Hearst organizations engaged in what was termed “yellow journalism.”
Throughout the 20th century, journalists tried to cloak themselves in a holier-than-thou manner, touting their alleged fairness and objectivity. That fiction took hold with the general public, but we have examples in my lifetime of “pack journalism” in which leading media organizations set the tone and direction for news coverage.
The 1964 election was a sham in which the major media crucified Barry Goldwater as a right-wing nut. CBS led the charge is promoting the fiction that we were losing the Vietnam War. Then we have the example of the Watergate scandal that brought down Richard Nixon.
“Yellow journalism” as practiced by the ETM is alive and well, and available in print, broadcast and online formats. The price they’re paying for their slanted news coverage is their credibility is completely shredded and can never be regained.
One of Donald Trump’s greatest strengths is that he is extremely smart, a quick study who can adapt to changing situations and close the deal. Now that he knows the pretense of fairness is gone, he can get more aggressive on October 9 and expose Hillary for the corrupt fraud she is.
Thanks for reading. The Internet has given everyday citizens new sources of information that are replacing the Elite Traitor Media. Just look at the incredible losses in circulation and viewership. Keep visiting The Forgotten Street to get the true perspective on what’s really happening with this election.
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September 23, 2016
Hillary Staggers Toward Monday’s Debate
As we near the much-anticipated first Presidential debate, it’s painfully obvious that Hillary Clinton has become a human gaffe machine. She is so miserable a candidate that the Democrats now rue the fact that they didn’t clamor for Joe Biden as their standard bearer.
Compared to Hillary, Joe is a veritable statesman. She is a total mess.
Even before the September 11 health debacle, Hillary was showing signs that the wheels were coming off her campaign wagon. Since then, she’s been in a downhill slide that resembles a luge on the track at Lillehammer.
Whatever really happened to Hillary at the September 11 ceremony in New York, it’s clear she has health issues. The pneumonia story put out by her doctor and team is patently ridiculous. First, the diagnosis provided by her doctor was for an illness that does not exist.
“Non-contagious mild bacterial pneumonia” was the diagnosis provided by Dr. Lisa Bardack. Unfortunately for Hillary, the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, a global medical coding system developed by the World Health Organization, does not include that particular illness among the 14,400 ailments in its system.
Just as important, it’s not totally clear how Dr. Bardack arrived at that diagnosis. Did the time frame on the Friday in which Hillary was supposedly examined allow for real testing to occur?
Naturally, the Compliant Court Stenographers masquerading as the news media showed no such curiosity. Nor did they seem skeptical of Hillary’s bizarre exit from her daughter’s apartment a few hours after her collapse, appearing chipper and the picture of health. Not what one would expect with even walking pneumonia.
But the health issue, even if it’s not going away, is nowhere as devastating as Hillary’s “Basket of Deplorables” remark. That broadside at Trump supporters only underscores her standing as a typical smug progressive. She looks down her nose at anyone not with a trust fund to donate to her, anyone who actually has to work for a living, pay bills, raise children and find a way to uphold traditional American values in a society going to Hell in a handbasket.
Her snotty elitist shot at half of America wasn’t the end of it. Just Wednesday she was seen in a taped, unhinged rant for a labor organization that had her screaming “Why aren’t I 50 points ahead?”
Talk about looking like the crazy aunt who escaped from the attic!
Hillary has the nerve to criticize Donald Trump about his temperament, when it’s obvious that she’s three bricks shy of a load, prone to shrill outbursts that should scare the Hell out of every voter.
With her frail health and inability to climb stairs without assistance, it’s only a matter of time before some enterprising filmmaker creates a movie about her titled The Laming of the Shrew.
We can joke about the situation, but then we have to appreciate how deadly serious it is. As Hillary hibernates before Monday’s debate to build up enough strength to be able to stand on stage with Mr. Trump, the GOP nominee continues to cross-cross America at a breathtaking pace drawing huge crowds of fervent supporters.
Donald Trump has the benefit of showing well against up to 16 opponents in multiple debates moderated by hostile media figures. No doubt he is ready for Monday, able to come on stage knowing he has the momentum and polls shifting his way.
Hillary, on the other hand, has to wonder if she has the stamina to get through the debate without another strange coughing fit, and without showing more of her contempt, maybe even downright hatred, of everyday Americans who live on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA.
Worst of all, Donald Trump has gotten into her head and thrown her off balance. As her campaign blows through millions of dollars in negative ads against her rival, it must drive the Clinton camp crazy to realize the ads aren’t having their intended effect.
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September 4, 2016
TRUMP SHOCKS AND AWES HILLARY & NEVER TRUMPERS
In the past week, Donald Trump solidified his image as a bold leader who can rally all Americans to his cause to “Make America Great Again.”
By quickly accepting the invitation from Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto to visit the Mexican capital, he stepped onto the world stage with grace and dignity while Hillary Clinton stayed in hiding and dithered.
Meanwhile, the Elite Traitor Media pundits were trying to sell the bogus story that Trump was “softening” his immigration policy. Trump smashed that lie to smithereens by delivering a robust speech in Arizona just hours after returning from Mexico.
In his remarks he spelled out his 10-point immigration plan in solid detail. The plan was well received by many as a great step forward.
If you consider the Mexican visit and the immigration speech in the same day as a “doubleheader,” Trump won both with a grand slam.
He saved the best for later in the week when he visited the Great Faith Ministries Church in Detroit yesterday. The speech he humbly delivered there was simply one of the finest I recall ever made in the heart of a presidential campaign.
At the core of his remarks were these moving passages, as delivered:
“Our nation is too divided. We talk past each other, not to each other and those who seek office do not do enough to step into the community and learn what is going on. They don’t know. They have no clue. I’m here today to learn.
“So that we can together remedy injustice, in any form. And so that we can also remedy economics so that the African-American community can benefit economically through jobs and income and so many other different ways.
“I believe that we need a Civil Rights agenda for our time. One that ensures the rights to a great education — so important — and the right to live in safety and in peace and to have a really, really great job.
“Nothing is more sad than when we sideline young black men with unfulfilled potential, tremendous potential. I met some people this morning that are incredible people and they’re looking for jobs. These are incredible people . . . young people. Our whole country loses out when we’re unable to harness the brilliance and the energy of these folks
“We’re one nation and when anyone hurts, we all hurt together. That is so true. So true.
“We’re all brothers and sisters and we’re all created by the same God. We must love each other and support each other and we are in this all together. All together.
In some respects, the GOP nominee saved the best for last:
“I’d like to conclude with a passage from 1 John, Chapter 4. You know it? See, most groups I speak to don’t know that. But we know it. If you want, we can say it together:
‘No one has ever seen God, but if we love one another, God lives in us and His love is made complete in us.’
“And that is so true.”
The congregation responded with a standing ovation. Bishop Wayne Jackson then presented Mr. Trump with a specially blessed Jewish prayer shawl and two Bibles.
For the Never Trumpers in Washington D.C. and Hillary Clinton (wherever she was hiding), shock and awe settled in as they realized they face an opponent unlike any they’ve ever encountered. They also watch in horror as Hillary’s support keeps eroding in the latest polls.
The FBI release of the basic contents of its interview with Hillary regarding her State Department emails revealed she leaned on the fact that she had brain damage from her concussion that made it difficult to recall what happened with the emails.
She also admitted that she really didn’t understand what the “C” classified marking was on documents. We now know the “C” really stands for “clueless.” Bottom line, Hillary Clinton is simply too ill and stupid to be President of the United States.
For far too many years, we’ve heard Republican bigwigs and pundits lament that they’ve longed for a presidential nominee who can appeal to minority and independent voters. No GOP nominee in my memory has ever shown the desire to make the outreach that Donald Trump now is making so well.
Hillary tried to make hay out of the fact that 50 Republicans from the foreign policy establishment have endorsed her candidacy. Truth is, it’s the same bunch of globalists and warmongers who are responsible for much of the mess we see around the world today. Clearly, Donald Trump has no use for their stale, outdated view of foreign policy.
They still will try to rain on the Trump parade, but the Trump Train is barreling down the tracks picking up new passengers at every stop. You can jump aboard at www.donaldjtrump.com.
On Fox News, Chris Wallace had the unbelievable audacity to ask Dr. Ben Carson, who accompanied Trump to Detroit and showed him around his old neighborhood, if he was being used as a “prop” to win over black voters.
Frankly, I find that line of questioning from Wallace “racist.” This from a man who will moderate the last presidential debate. What a farce the debates are going to be, given the compromised moderators who were selected.
No matter. The American people in cities and towns across America are getting to know the real Donald Trump. On The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, they are responding with a level of support not seen since the days of Ronald Reagan.
Thanks for reading. The Progressive Fascists will be pulling out their big guns to drag Mr. Trump down. In the process, they just keep making bigger fools of themselves.
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August 30, 2016
Trump’s Bid For Black Voters Totally Bewilders Dems
For decades, Republicans have lamented their inability to make inroads with black voters. It’s painfully obvious that picking up just 10 to 15 percent more black voters could mean the difference in election results.
Meanwhile, Democrats have entered each election thinking and knowing they have the overwhelming majority of black votes in the bag. As a result, they knew they didn’t have to actually campaign for those votes, or change their horribly failed policies. Their standard approach was to call Republicans racists and play the race card every chance they got.
Republicans always took it lying down. But not this time. Not any more. Donald Trump has the guts to tell the truth and talk about how Democrat policies have created generations of misery for black Americans, especially those in the inner city.
Incredibly, his message is breaking through, despite the overtly hostile coverage of the Elite Traitor Media. His policy speeches lay out a strong case for giving him a chance to change a direction that has laid waste to far too many black lives and great American cities.
Predictably, Hillary and running mate Tim Kaine have ramped up the name-calling, failing miserably in casting Donald Trump as a racist.
This Saturday, Trump will meet with business, community and faith-based leaders at the Great Faith Ministries Church in Detroit. He also will tape an interview with Bishop Wayne T. Jackson for the church’s Impact Television Network.
Trump poses a critical issue for black Americans in inner cities to consider: after decades of growing poverty, failing schools, a flood of drugs, gang-related violence and lack of jobs, what do black voters have to lose by changing to Trump and the GOP?
That’s serious food for thought for those who live on The Forgotten Street in cities like Detroit. The people on that Street are good Americans who are eager to work, want new opportunities, fear for their safety and rightfully expect their children to receive a good education. They are fed up with life in Obama’s and Hillary’s America.
In response, President Obama and Hillary Clinton keep pushing the same tired racist bromides designed to create hatred of the police, class warfare, racial tension and distrust in American capitalism.
Mr. Obama’s “transformation of America” aims to bring a bastard form of Communism to fruition. Unlike the pure Marxism that has failed so miserably around the globe, Obama and the Clintons embrace New Fascism to focus power in the hands of a global elite to keep most people in reduced economic status while the self-appointed elite concentrate wealth in their hands and tell the rest of us what to do.
Hillary’s pathetic spouse, former President Bill Clinton, revealed her game plan for Detroit: Flood the ravaged city with Syrian refugees who will steal what few jobs exist from black residents crying out for help. The Clintons aim to create a new Damascus, not a new Detroit.
That’s why Donald Trump’s message will resound with more and more inner city residents. They see the horrible impact on their communities that illegal immigration and sanctuary cities have caused and are causing.
Democrats hold a total monopoly on actual racism. For as long as I can remember, they have seen black Americans as a voting bloc to be manipulated and used.
Black Americans who think for themselves, and, even worse become conservatives, are besmirched as sellouts and Uncle Toms. The fact is, some of the most accomplished Americans today are people like Dr. Ben Carson, Justice Clarence Thomas and Secretary Condoleezza Rice. They are absolute titans when it comes to their contributions to society and the world in general.
Because they had the courage to leave the Democrat plantation, they’ve been subjected to scorn and derision from the Progressive Fascists who depend on confiscation of wealth and class warfare to gain and keep a death grip on power.
Donald Trump has thrown wide open the Door to Opportunity for all Americans to enter for a New American Future. He will never stand in the doorway like Hillary Clinton to keep black America from moving forward.
This campaign is like no other because Donald Trump has the determination to fight for every vote and cede no ground, even under the withering fire of the Progressive Fascists and Elite Traitor Media.
Thanks for reading! My biggest concern is not the barrage of lies and smears yet to come from the Clinton Campaign, Obama Administration and the Elite Traitor Media. Every day I pray for Donald Trump’s safety because I know the Clintons will stop at nothing to get their way. Join me in daily prayer for Mr. Trump and our country.
August 18, 2016
Hillary & Elite Traitor Media in Full Panic Over Trump
The more the Clinton campaign and their stenographers in the Elite Traitor Media tout current polls and claim the Trump campaign is in disarray, the more it becomes obvious they’re panicked over a looming Trump landslide.
Those polls with double-digit leads for Hillary are heavily skewed by small sample size and oversampling of Democrats. Rasmussen, Zogby and other reputable pollsters are seeing results that suggest a very close race on November 8.
Being the incredible CEO he is, Donald Trump has put together a strong post-convention campaign team. The most recent additions, Steve Bannon and Kellyanne Conway, have thrown a real scare into the Clinton camp.
Trump’s ramped up fundraising, now producing strong contributions from middle class Americans who are fed up with the Uniparty in D.C. and its betrayal of American values.
The first Trump television ads are set to run tomorrow in battleground states. I predict they will hit Hillary hard on her inability to handle classified information, her dismal record as Secretary of State and her highly questionable health.
When Mr. Trump delivered his speech on Law and Order the other night outside Milwaukee, he made a strong pitch to inner city black communities to rally around him as he proposes strong action to make their neighborhoods safe again, and bring back jobs that have been lost to illegal immigrants and globalization.
The Trump speech was simply outstanding. If I were advising the campaign, I’d tell them to take sound bites from those remarks and turn them into effective television and radio ads that will emphasize how Democrats have taken black voters for granted and destroyed great American cities in the process.
On the other side, Hillary Clinton displays the total arrogance and complete cynicism that are the hallmarks of Democrat presidential campaigns. Her pandering to Black Lives Matter and other fringe groups such as illegal immigrants displays contempt for everyday Americans who have been bled dry by confiscatory Democrat schemes.
Strong Democrat opposition to state voter ID laws only confirms Progressives intend to steal yet another election through fraud and having illegals vote in droves.
Their accomplices in the Elite Traitor Media and the treacherous NeverTrump GOP Establishment are doing all they can to smear Donald Trump and his supporters. Fortunately, Trump has countered their duplicity by turning the media into a critical issue. His attacks on the alleged Mainstream Media are taking a toll, so what little credibility the media has is eroding at a rapid pace.
What’s taking place under the radar is a growing movement of Americans who are totally fed up with a status quo that promises their children and grandchildren a dismal future. In my lifetime, I can’t remember a presidential candidate who has drawn the extraordinary crowds Trump generates wherever he goes.
It’s all too apparent that Donald Trump now is our Last Best Hope to save the United States from going the way of Western Europe, where welfare states are spinning in a death spiral under the weight of an Islamic invasion and confiscatory taxation.
Average Americans on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, are smart enough to realize that a country without control of its border and a sane immigration policy has no hope of continued existence. Build the Wall and Build It Now!
Our citizens are subjected to watching wildfires burn out of control in California, flooding devastate Louisiana and mindless thugs riot, loot and burn businesses in Milwaukee to protest a perfectly legitimate police shooting of a long-time criminal. Meanwhile, the President of the United States keeps golfing on vacation in the rich white man’s playground of Martha’s Vineyard.
It’s obvious as primarily white people suffer in Louisiana, and black residents in the inner city get terrorized by thugs and drug dealers, that the only people Barack Obama cares about are those who can give him money for campaigns and a soon-to-be cushy retirement.
What a sorry excuse for a President and human being he is!
That’s all about to change because Americans are looking for a strong leader who will restore what’s great about our country and bring prosperity to those willing to work hard for it.
Donald J. Trump is that leader. You can join in the movement to create a true landslide on November 8. Just go to www.donaldjtrump.com to learn how you can become part of the reawakening of the American Dream for all Americans.
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July 22, 2016
Forgotten No More, Thanks to Trump
As he accepted the Republican nomination for President last night, Donald Trump articulated a new message that will resonate across America, to the isolated corners of The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA.
This is where hard-working Americans have been overlooked and scorned by the bicoastal progressive elites and the corrupt Uniparty that has rigged our political system and wrecked the American Dream.
The billionaire businessman laid out a vision of an inclusive America in which the underprivileged will actually have a champion determined to improve their lives and promote greater prosperity.
These excerpts from Mr. Trump’s acceptance speech particularly caught my attention:
“My message is that things have to change – and they have to change right now.
“Every day I wake up determined to deliver a better life for the people all across this nation that have been ignored, neglected and abandoned.
“I have visited the laid-off factory workers, and the communities crushed by our horrible and unfair trade.
“These are the forgotten men and women of our country. People who work hard but no longer have a voice.
“I AM YOUR VOICE.
“I have embraced crying mothers who have lost their children because our politicians put their personal agendas before the national good.
“I have no patience for injustice, no tolerance for government incompetence, no sympathy for leaders who fail their citizens.
“When innocent people suffer, because our political system lacks the will, or the courage, or the basic decency to enforce our laws – or worse still, has sold out to some corporate lobbyist for cash – I am not able to look the other way.”
He then moved to a powerful closing with this inspirational message:
“I have had a truly great life in business.
“But now, my sole and exclusive mission is to go to work for our country – to go to work for you.
“It’s time to deliver a victory for the American people.
But to do that, we must break free from the petty politics of the past.
“America is a nation of believers, dreamers, and strivers that is being led by a group of censors, critics, and cynics.
“Remember: all of the people telling you that you can’t have the country you want, are the same people telling you that I wouldn’t be standing here tonight.
“No longer can we rely on those same people in the media, and politics, who will say anything to keep a rigged system in place.
“Instead, we must choose to Believe In America.
“History is watching us now. It’s waiting to see if we will rise to the occasion, and if we will show the whole world that America is still free and independent and strong.”
Amen to that! The Trump call to action reminds me of another courageous voice that cut through the clutter of progressive nonsense decades ago – that of Ronald W. Reagan.
The Reagan Revolution brought hope and needed change to America. Now it is Donald Trump’s opportunity to restore our greatness. And it’s our opportunity to get aboard the Trump Train as it crosses this nation carrying a new message of renewed belief in the American Dream for everyone.
Just overnight the Trump campaign has raised more than $4 million online from small donors, many of whom live on The Forgotten Street. You can join in by going to the campaign website at: www.donaldjtrump.com.
For almost a decade, I’ve been writing about The Forgotten Street, hoping to encourage people to fight the evils of progressivism that have created a permanent underclass in our cities and hollowed out small towns across America as the globalists who’ve rigged the system steal our jobs and ruin our educational system.
No greater example of this treachery exists than the Obama/Clinton War on Coal, which has devastated coal-producing communities and deprived Americans of reliable jobs providing a critical domestic energy source.
This deceit has happened simply to enrich the New Robber Barons – the Clinton/Gore cronies who have ripped off the system to fund their phony energy schemes through their climate change hoax.
Already we’ve seen the undeniable proof that both solar and wind energy will never be self-sustaining, and will only exist through government subsidy.
Donald Trump knows the true path to energy independence and prosperity for all our citizens lies in using our God-given natural resources wisely and in an environmentally responsible way. What little economic progress that’s been made during the Obama Administration can only be attributed to the fracking of natural gas from shale in parts of the country that now have a chance for real economic recovery.
Last night, we got a meaningful vision of real hope and change. Let’s embrace the vision voiced by a real leader and patriot, whose love of country has motivated him to give up the extraordinary career and organization he’s built to now serve his fellow Americans.
There’s a new mood on The Forgotten Street. We know Donald Trump has our back and our best interests at heart. That, in and of itself, is a major step toward a brighter future.
The challenges ahead will be formidable because those who oppose Donald Trump want to maintain a crooked status quo that has benefited far too few people. This select elite is amoral and will stop at nothing to cling to their power.
So we need to stand shoulder to shoulder with Donald Trump and Mike Pence as they lead us to victory in November. And, we have to pray to Almighty God for their protection and safekeeping.
The Forgotten Street has truly awakened. It and we are ready for business once again. God bless Donald Trump, Mike Pence and their families as they sacrifice so much to give us the leadership we deserve.
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America First, Last and Always! Nationalism beats Globalism every day. Let’s send the New World Order crowd packing.
July 9, 2016
Does Dallas Foreshadow Major Convention Death and Destruction?
The horrific attack on police in Dallas Thursday night should snap America out of its coma long enough to recognize how close our country is to falling into complete anarchy.
Clearly the knowledge that a Black Lives Matter protest would bring with it a concentration of police in a tight area gave the shooter the opportunity to achieve a massacre.
Now, consider this: both upcoming national political conventions in Cleveland and Philadelphia will create an even greater target-rich environment for those whose hatred of police can lead them to mass murder.
Already the domestic terror organizations such as BLM and Move On are plotting major protests and disruption in both convention cities. Backing them all the way with his filthy lucre is George Soros, the former Nazi collaborator who bankrolls hate groups that threaten America with anarchy.
His quest for a borderless world, backed by such fellow travelers as John Kerry, Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, leads him to sponsor chaos that will destabilize societies long enough to allow the global elites to put in place their totalitarian schemes.
Even before the police blood had dried in the streets of Dallas, Barack Obama was getting in his predictable plug for gun control. He is either too stupid or cynical to realize that as attacks on the police mount, gun sales will spike upward as citizens feel their first line of defense is being fatally weakened.
Because he immediately uses a police shooting involving black men and white officers to sow further discord, Mr. Obama lets police know he's never had their back and he is their most potent enemy.
When there are incidents involving Muslims in terrorist attacks, the President is quick to counsel not to jump to conclusions or rush to judgment. But the minute a police shooting occurs that might fit his meme, he barges in to throw gasoline on the fire.
Not to be outdone by the President, Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton revealed himself as the single biggest dope on the planet by immediately believing the hoax and bilge perpetrated by the alleged girlfriend of Philando Castile, the black man shot by the police during a traffic stop in suburban Minneapolis.
Her ludicrous story never passed the smell test. I immediately thought, “Why is she filming the man’s demise when she could be trying to render some type of assistance?” Her story of being stopped for a broken tail-light in broad daylight was just plain stupid.
The stop was made because of an earlier robbery in the area. Mr. Castile fit the description of one of the suspects to a tee. As it turns out, he was an alleged gang member whom might have been reaching for his gun instead of his wallet.
But in typical progressive knee-jerk style, Dayton immediately bought into the “cops are racist” meme and pandered to Black Lives Matter. In doing so, he proved that he is a total idiot.
The President who was supposed to be post-racial and bring us all together as a united country has created the worst racial tension and animosity I’ve ever seen. The society we have today bears no resemblance to what I recall growing up on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, in the fifties and sixties.
As Dr. Martin Luther King led the Civil Rights movement to heights of glory, I saw our country embrace a new day of hope and progress. But cynical politicians have resurrected the old tensions and deliberately stymied policies that would have freed millions from inner-city neighborhoods and schools that continue to hold them back.
We now are at a point where prayer has to be one of our most practiced and powerful weapons to turn back the forces of evil that are running amok in our country and throughout the world.
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June 28, 2016
The Great “Real” Conservative Hoax
Throughout this primary season, we’ve been treated to the outcry from self-proclaimed “real” conservatives that they can’t support Donald Trump as the GOP nominee because he is not a “real” conservative.
Such luminaries as George Will, Bill Kristol, Brent Scowcroft, Henry Paulson, Jonah Goldberg, Steve Hayes, Ted Cruz and others have done all they can to sabotage a Trump candidacy because of this phony claim. What’s even more disgusting is the irresponsible position taken by the Bush family to sit this election out.
As a pundit well past his expiration date, George Will made a big display this week about how he is leaving the GOP because he is a “real” conservative.
He’s a “real” conservative who is just another Beltway fraud. He knows a Trump presidency will consign him to the irrelevancy he so well deserves
Consider this: By not supporting Trump and encouraging a Hillary Clinton election, Will and his fellow traitors will ensure that Mrs. Clinton will get to appoint four or five Supreme Court justices, thus destroying any vestige of conservatism remaining in the USA and the American way of life as we know it.
Donald Trump already has provided a list of potential Supreme Court appointees, unlike his Prog-Lib-Commie rival. It’s a list that a real conservative would be proud to endorse. None of the alleged “real” conservatives have demanded Hillary Clinton announce her list for the Court.
By doing all they can to undermine Trump, these “real” conservatives have revealed that they are nothing more than closet progressives and globalists who hunger for the approval of the dominant Democrat Party and the Elite Traitor Media.
If these jokers are “real” conservatives, then I’m a “freakin’ astronaut.
A Hillary Clinton presidency, which these “real” conservatives might ensure, will be the most radical in America history. Compared to Her Highness, Barack Obama looks like Jim DeMint. (No offense to Jim, just trying to emphasize a point here.) The Democrat platform is already shaping up as something that could come out of Stalin’s Soviet Union.
America is at the ultimate crossroads. Donald Trump provides the choice to reclaim our roots and Make America Great Again. He has given us the hope that’s long been missing on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA.
Mr. Trump’s speech on Economic Independence in Monessen, Pennsylvania, today was a masterpiece. It was a speech worthy of Ronald Reagan and an inspiration for those of us who still believe in America. Check out the transcript at: https://www.donaldjtrump.com/press-releases/donald-j.-trump-addresses-re-declaring-our-american-independence
Hillary Clinton offers the stale solutions of the Sixties, and a Prog-Lib-Commie mindset that will ensure the ultimate destruction of all that is good in America.
When Hillary screeches “Are you ready for the first woman President of the United States?” she plays yet one more gender/racial/class warfare card from her stacked deck.
Meanwhile, Will and his fellow travelers retreat to the sidelines, pulling their dresses over their heads, and hoping that in a Clinton presidency they still can get invites to the cool cocktail parties and maintain some relevance in an America that is going completely to Hell.
In Hillary Clinton, America has the first presidential candidate under active FBI investigation, a woman fired from her first job for lying and a lack of ethics and integrity, a false feminist who rode her husband’s coattails to positions of responsibility, and a calculating, cold human who crushes and even eliminates those who get in the path of her quest for power.
The woman is just plain, damn evil. And George Will is perfectly content to see her in the Oval Office.
Thanks for reading. The Brexit vote illustrates the frustration seen around the world, not just here in America, with elites who’ve done all they can to loot and plunder. The poster children for this criminality are Bill and Hillary Clinton, who should be total pariahs, but are exalted around the world, from Kennebunkport to Riyadh. It’s all so disgusting and depressing.
But help is on the way. Get on board the Trump Train now!
June 15, 2016
Orlando Massacre Brings Out Best, Worst in America
The radical Islamic terrorist who slaughtered 49 people in an Orlando gay nightclub sparked an outpouring of emotions that illustrates the best and worst of today’s America.
On the positive side, the response of law enforcement to the atrocity showed our first line of defense still remains our local, county and state police, who always are there to put their lives on the line to save ours.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer (Democrat) and Florida Governor Rick Scott (Republican) both rose to the occasion to calm people’s fears and display the bipartisan leadership needed to rally the community.
When the call went out from local hospitals for blood donations for shooting victims, citizens from Orlando and the surrounding area lined up by the hundreds in the blazing sun to get into blood banks.
There to comfort them with water and food were countless volunteers, including the crew from a local Chick-Fil-A restaurant that ignored their typical Sunday closing to cook chicken sandwiches and make sweet tea for the blood donors at no charge.
Shamefully, the President of the United States could not bring himself to state the obvious, that radical Islamists are the greatest threat to our country, both from outside and inside our borders.
Instead, he did his all-too-predictable riff on gun control. He doesn’t need any speechwriters because you know in advance exactly what he is going to say.
He overlooked the obvious fact that the shooter had obtained his weapons legally, and more laws wouldn’t have deterred him from causing mayhem. After all, the weapons of choice in Boston were pressure cookers.
Barack Obama is delusional in maintaining that ISIS poses no existential threat to the United States. Just wait until one of its jihadis gets his hands on a dirty bomb and sets it off in a major city.
Displaying the petulant side of his personality that we’ve all grown to detest, the President couldn’t bring himself to place a phone call to Gov. Scott, who Obama will expect to show up at the airport tomorrow to kiss his ring when the President comes to town to use a terrorist attack to make himself look good.
Being a gentleman with a high sense of dignity, Gov. Scott will graciously greet Mr. Obama at the airport as any governor should when the President of the United States comes to town.
Mr. Obama went totally overboard in his pettiness with his attack on those who criticize him for a lack of a real strategy to take the fight to ISIS. He particularly trained his sights on Donald Trump, who has demonstrated he has the guts and focus needed to be a President who’s serious about national security and putting America first.
One facet of the President’s attitude toward Radical Islam, besides his obstinate refusal to acknowledge it exists, is his insistence on referring to ISIS as ISIL. This term is clearly a slap at Israel, in that the ISIL terminology implies that the terrorists have a rightful claim to Israeli territory. As Mr. Trump noted, you have to wonder what Obama is really up to and all about.
Not to be outdone for sheer pettiness and total disrespect for the deceased, House Democrat Representatives walked out of the House chamber when Speaker Paul Ryan called for a moment of silence for the victims in Orlando.
Leading the walkout was Jim Himes of Connecticut, whose fanatical pursuit of further gun control pushed him to overlook the most basic of courtesies and an American custom when there is a major loss of life.
Joining him were his Nutmeg State colleagues John Larson and Joe Courtney, along with Seth Moulton and Katherine Clark of Massachusetts and Peter Welch of Vermont.
All of which goes to show we can always count on the scum in the Karl Marx Caucus of New England to represent the worst in America. And, we can count on the Elite Traitor Media to echo their crassness and hatred of American values many of us hold dear.
Unfortunately, there is the coterie of Republican cowards who pull their dresses over their heads whenever Donald Trump speaks out and provides those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, with a voice on critical public issues.
Weak-kneed losers like Mitch McConnell and Paul Ryan can be counted on to buckle under to the Democrats and media that serve as a propaganda arm of the White House and Democrat National Committee. Clearly The RINO goal is to undercut and sabotage the man that Republicans, independents and working-class Democrat voters overwhelmingly supported during the recent presidential primary season.
We’re proud to see Mr. Trump and Gov. Scott represent the best in us when it comes to putting the security of Americans first, rallying those who have been in the midst of abject horror with a sense of hope, and declaring to the world that the scourge of radical Islamic terrorism will be destroyed once and for all.
We cannot let the purveyors of political correctness deter us from taking back our country and establishing a national security policy that will turn the barbarians back before they totally overrun our gates.
Many thanks for reading and standing up for America. We thank those who visited us in May from such foreign locations as: Germany, The Czech Republic, The United Kingdom, The European Union, Switzerland, The Ukraine, Red China, The British Indian Ocean Territory, The Russian Federation, Singapore, Belgium, The Philippines, Australia, Belarus, Finland, Japan, Libya, The Netherlands, Brazil, Vietnam, Denmark, France The Seychelles and Lithuania. God bless you all.
May 27, 2016
Hillary’s Minimum Wage: $470,000 Per Hour
As a self-styled champion of everyday Americans and a fighter for social justice, Hillary Clinton has no shortage of chutzpah and downright dishonesty.
While advocating a $15 per hour minimum wage for the least advantaged among us, the technologically-challenged former Secretary of State racked up a minimum wage of $470,000+ per hour for herself from 2013 to 2015.
Hillary seems mystified that she is not considered honest and trustworthy by many within her own party, let alone the entire nation.
That’s because she is simply not all that intelligent. Her arrogance and hubris blind her to the everyday realities facing average Americans, who are much more savvy and street smart than she is. They see her for the money-grubbing, lying hustler she is.
Oh, she knows how to turn a buck! From April 2013 to March 2015 she gave 92 speeches for which she earned $21,667,000. That comes out to $235,511 a speech on average. The actual speaking fees ranged from $150,000 at the low end to $400,000 at the top.
When you consider that her speeches generally ran around 20-25 minutes, and there were days when she gave two speeches, she was paid an hourly minimum wage of $471,022.
What’s astounding is there are enough suckers who would pay money derived from shareholders or association members to listen to her pompous platitudes.
Chief among the list are the usual bloodsucking suspects: the Big Banks, Wall Street firms, Verizon, Xerox, GE, Cisco, Qualcomm, EBay and a host of associations representing all manner of industries.
The audiences weren’t there to garner wisdom from Her Highness. They were there because their leadership was buying access to a major powerbroker. The fact that no one holds these companies and associations accountable for such corruption is absolutely disgusting.
This situation speaks to the fact that the United States has become so financially, politically and morally corrupt that one wonders if we’ve passed the point of no return.
With Donald Trump securing the Republican presidential nomination, and Bernie Sanders giving Hillary a fight to the finish, there are still Washington and major media pundits unable to grasp why the most unlikely outsiders have captured the public imagination.
Given their genuine appeal to their bases, contrasted with Hillary’s greed and phoniness, it’s no surprise that American voters want someone who actually believes what they say and intends to keep their promises.
Yes, Trump will build the Wall, strengthen the military, cut government waste and make allies pay their fair share. Bernie will try to expand the welfare state and adopt a Scandinavian model for the government. Despite the diametrically opposed position each man espouses, voters find them sincere in their advocacy.
“Sincere” is a word that will never be properly used in the same sentence with the name Hillary Clinton. She is a mendacious menace to our national security and a malevolent person unfit for public office.
Thanks for reading and standing up to reclaim America from the corrupt political and corporate leadership that is failing us so miserably. We have a tough fight ahead to rebuild our country into a force for good that will grow new opportunities for all our citizens to thrive and prosper.
May 4, 2016
Climb Aboard The Trump Train! There’s Plenty of Room!
Since the Republicans last won the Presidency in 2004, we’ve heard the GOP establishment lament their candidates’ inability to win over disaffected working class Democrats and independents.
This whining has been GOP elite code for “we have to drop all this conservative social issue stuff that is alienating potential supporters.” What they’ve failed so miserably to understand is that conservatism on social issues has not hurt the Party as much as its elected leaders’ inability to keep the promises that got them elected and re-elected.
“It’s the deception and lying, stupid!”
Now that the Republicans have a national leader who’s demonstrated a record-breaking ability to attract new voters (including those disaffected Democrats and independents), the GOP elite and big money donors have worked feverishly behind the scenes, as well as blatantly out in the open, to derail Donald Trump’s presidential bid. What’s up with that?
Mr. Trump has touched a chord in everyday Americans who live on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA. He has inspired a political movement the likes of which we haven’t seen since the days of the Reagan Revolution, and before that, The Silent Majority.
America First and Make America Great Again fulfill the desire of the men and women who built this country and defended it with their blood to reclaim their heritage. We must see the United States once again respected by its allies and feared by its enemies.
What we’ve witnessed in the past two months is an astonishing run of electoral victories in which Donald Trump has increased his support to historic levels. As of now, no Republican has ever gotten as many votes in the primary season as Donald J. Trump. What is especially remarkable is the five-state April win in which he won every county in those states. Has that ever happened before?
Last night’s impressive landslide Trump win in Indiana delivered the knockout punch to Ted Cruz, the anti-Trump group’s very last hope for a contested convention. For the big money donors and GOP elites who’ve fought so brazenly to hold on to their power and prestige, there is only on thing to say:
“Turn out the lights, the party’s over!”
By self-funding his campaign, managing his resources frugally and wisely, and running a communications program that maximizes access to free media, Mr. Trump has demonstrated phenomenal organizational skills that should translate very well to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. He is beholden to no one but the millions of American voters who’ve climbed aboard the Trump Train as it barrels down the track at warp speed.
It’s so refreshing to have a political leader who truly believes he works for us, not the other way around. Out of his obvious sense of patriotic duty, Mr. Trump is sacrificing a lot to help restore the American Dream for so many who have lost it or never had the opportunity to enjoy it, especially minorities sold out by the Democrats.
Hillary Clinton and her cohorts in the Democrat party, as well as the Elite Traitor Media, will do everything they can to paint Donald Trump as a bigot and bully who will make a mess of everything.
Because her entire platform is built on lies and deception, she does not realize she is walking straight into an airplane propeller. Mr. Trump has cleanly dispatched 16 presidential opponents, none of whom have the sordid baggage that Hillary Clinton has accumulated over decades of mooching off the public and outright thievery.
Hillary offers a target rich environment for Mr. Trump to exploit, but he has built a movement by appealing to people’s hopes and desire to see their country become a winner again. Those hopes rest on the United States becoming a real country again, one with strong borders and a sensible immigration policy that ensures those who come to our shores want to truly become American.
The George Soros-bought protesters waving Mexican flags, cursing Trump supporters, destroying public property and assaulting police are too ignorant and stupid to comprehend how much they are driving more Americans onto the Trump Train.
Everyday Americans are totally fed up with these lowlifes who add nothing to our country but a drain on our resources. Those of us on The Forgotten Street finally have a champion who understands our dilemma and appreciates what we have done and still do for society. He will lead and work with us to Make America Great again.
We take special comfort in the fact that Mr. Trump will be able to attract and surround himself with an absolutely top-rate Cabinet and advisors. Already we see such great Americans as Jeff Sessions, Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich, Chris Christie and Ben Carson align themselves with the GOP front-runner. Just imagine what a Trump Administration will look like in terms of stellar leadership!
Climb aboard the Trump Train! With Donald J. Trump at the controls, we can cross America building a political juggernaut that will reclaim our country from the D.C. elites who’ve given us a Mt. Everest of debt and a seriously divided, weakened nation. It’s in our power as the American people to Make America Great Again!
Thanks for reading! Let’s all pull together, unite the GOP and get ready for the epic battle with Hillary that lies ahead.
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April 6, 2016
2016 ELECTION: A TOTALLY CORRUPT SHAM
Those of us who’ve lived through a number of presidential elections haven’t seen anything quite like this one. We’re a generation raised to believe that the United States is a democratic republic. We were taught that the people have a voice in selecting its leaders and who will run the federal government.
It’s all too apparent that is no longer the case. We had learned that the candidate who could put together a campaign and get the most votes in primaries would be the nominee. Wrong.
Clearly the GOP elitists are desperate to find a way to steal the nomination away from Donald Trump, as well as Ted Cruz and John Kasich. Paul Ryan trial balloons are especially troubling.
What these delusional fools don't realize (or maybe just don't care) is this is the message they’re sending to prospective voters: “We don't give a damn what you think or want. It’s our party, not yours. All we want is your money and votes, suckers.”
This goes on while key primaries remain (PA, NY, NJ, CA) that give Trump a possibility of getting to 1,237 delegates and having the stamp of approval of the voters, even with the Cruz win in Wisconsin. Behind the scenes the GOP establishment, abetted by alleged conservative leaders, is frantically backing Cruz in a block Trump effort and trying to flip Trump delegates now. The GOP convention in Cleveland is shaping up as a real goat rodeo.
Another kicker on the Democrat side is that Bernie Sanders keeps winning primaries, which underscores what a lousy candidate Hillary Clinton is and how much the hard left wing of the party dislikes her.
If Trump and Sanders both get squeezed out by shenanigans by the party bosses, I can see their respective base of voters saying, "Screw it, the process is so hideously corrupt. There's only one party, the DC Uniparty, it doesn't make a bit of difference who wins." It's safe to say that the next President of the United States could be elected by a distinct minority of eligible voters.
Leaders in both parties assume they can turn the opposition in boogey-men or boogey-women, whatever the case may be. Reince Preibus and company think, heck, if Hillary is the nominee, all those disgruntled Trump voters will come back in November and vote for whatever stooge we put on the ballot.
As the Democrats use the “super delegate” subterfuge to disenfranchise Sanders voters, they’ll play the same game with the GOP nominee and think that all Democrats will fall in line. Message to both party elites: Don’t be so damn sure of that.
There is another complicating factor that ensures the 2016 election will be a total sham. The alleged Mainstream Media are by no means objective or “fair and balanced” in their coverage of the election and the candidates. All the Elite Traitor Media outlets are agenda-driven and not committed to providing information that will let voters make a truly informed choice.
The higher-ups at ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN and Fox News are all insiders who don’t want outsiders like Trump and Sanders upsetting the scam they have going now. Both party elites know that a Trump and/or Sanders presidency would make them irrelevant, along with the consultant/lobbyist consortium that’s been calling the shots for decades.
For the media, big money donors and DC insiders, which now includes the co-opted Ted Cruz who’s being used to stop Trump, there’s simply far too much at stake for them to allow the 2016 election to be a real exercise in democracy.
I hate to have such a cynical outlook for 2016, but that’s just the reality we’re dealing with. Our major institutions are so polluted with progressives that the chances of the USA remaining a democratic republic are remote at best.
March 17, 2016
GOP ELITIST CABAL PLOTS HOW TO LOSE IN 2016
As Donald Trump keeps rolling up state primary victories at an amazing rate, the GOP and conservative elites are plotting to thwart the will of the people and steal the presidential nomination away from him at the GOP Convention in Cleveland
The billionaire businessman already has qualified to have his name placed in nomination by winning at least eight primaries. His two remaining rivals are far from matching him.
In Washington D.C. the plotters are behind closed doors, but likely not in smoke-filled rooms because smoking is no longer politically correct. Hard to imagine how John Boehner remained around for as long as he did.
Curly Haugland, a member of the GOP Standing Rules Committee from North Dakota, already let the cat out of the bag by emphasizing that the voters do not get the select the nominee. That task is simply in the purview of the party bosses and big money donors.
Joining in this fool’s errand are the bedwetting elitists from the National Review, led by Bill Kristol, who have pulled their dresses over their heads in horror at the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency.
For these conservative grandees, ideological purity “trumps” winning elections any day. At least that’s the public stance they’ve taken.
But let’s get real – here’s what is really at stake. Because Trump is self-funding his White House bid, he has no need for big money donors, high-priced consultants, Super-PACs or lobbyists, which means the D.C., Virginia and Maryland unemployment rates will spike after Trump takes the oath of office
It’s all about keeping the illusion of having influence and holding on to the vestiges of self-importance in a party that has become increasingly fossilized.
Beginning with the rise of the Tea Party, and now Trump’s uncanny ability to bring working class voters, as well as Democrats and independents, to the voting booth, the GOP elite has seen its life pass before its eyes.
Donald Trump has been underestimated and mocked from the day he announced his candidacy. What his detractors failed to recognize is that he is infinitely smarter than they are, he has the ability to understand voters’ true angst, and he realized the time for a populist, pro-American leader was long overdue.
In effect, The Silent Majority has been reborn. But what also is happening is the emergence of The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, which has been decimated by globalization, capitulation to the internationalist crowd and trade deals that only benefit big money interests at the expense of American workers’ jobs.
For many years, we listened to the Republican lament that the party has to find a presidential candidate who can attract Democrats, minorities and independents. Both John McCain and Mitt Romney failed miserably on those fronts.
Now we see 20,000 Democrats changing registration in Massachusetts to vote for Trump and 46,000 in Pennsylvania who are poised to do the same.
But for the GOP aristocracy, that doesn’t seem to matter. They want to continue the globalist, interventionist schemes they’ve been perpetrating for decades, and are totally comfortable with a Hillary Clinton presidency if that’s what it takes to keep the ball rolling.
After all, it’s not their sons and daughters who are being killed or maimed in the meat grinder wars in the Middle East and Afghanistan. Those brave soldiers are sent off to war by middle and working class families who believe in a patriotic duty to serve.
These families recognize that Donald Trump will not allow the madness to continue. He will do something to help the vets returning with horrible physical and mental injuries, something George Bush, Barack Obama and the worthless Congress have been unable to do.
So much for bipartisanship when the Uniparty can’t even agree on helping our vets. What goes on in D.C. is all a sham and giant Kabuki dance that treats us like suckers.
For the millions of Americans who have already voted for Donald Trump (many for the first time), GOP sabotage in Cleveland will ensure the end of their participation in the 2016 election and a free ride for Hillary Clinton to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue
That looks like what the GOP Cabal’s game has been all along.
Thanks for reading and standup up for America. This is shaping like the last chance at the OK Corral.
I’d wish you a Happy St. Patrick’s Day, but it’s no such thing when pro-life groups are banned from the St. Patrick’s Day parade in New York City. What a damn disgrace that there can’t be room for all.
March 13, 2016
Trump Train Keeps A-Rollin’
As we get ready for another big primary vote on Tuesday, it’s abundantly clear that the more the GOP Establishment and hard-core Left Wing team up to stop Donald Trump’s quest for the Republican president nomination, the more likely he’s headed to a yuuge win this week and ultimate success in Cleveland before moving on to the White House.
The ugly events in Chicago last Friday night marked the culmination of the collaboration between Big Left and GOP establishment moneyed interests to derail their worst nightmare, The Trump Train that is barreling down the track.
The disruption in Chicago was obviously well-planned and choreographed, with all the hallmarks and tactics of hard core Communists tapping into their stooges in the Black Lives Matter movement and MoveOn.org. The presence of Bill Ayers was an obvious giveaway.
Trump faced a very tough decision: continue with the rally to defend the First Amendment rights of his followers and himself, or defuse what could be a bitter confrontation ending in violence.
He chose the prudent and responsible course. That did not stop the Commie thugs outside the venue from attacking Trump supporters and Chicago police, a fact that the Elite Traitor Media conveniently overlooked.
Even worse, Trump’s wannabe rivals for the GOP nomination showed their true colors as duplicitous weasels by trying to blame the whole mess on Donald Trump.
By doing so, these gutless wretches demonstrated their complete unfitness of the highest office in land. They also displayed their total disdain and contempt for voters who have rallied to the Trump cause.
Tricky Ted Cruz, the GOP’s new Nixon, had the unmitigated gall to characterize Trump voters as “low information” and not “engaged.” Believe me, Trump Nation is “engaged!” These same voters see through Cruz’s phony conservatism and religiosity. Behind his oily façade is a stooge for Goldman Sachs and other globalist financiers who push awful trade agreements and want to facilitate amnesty for illegals.
About a year ago, The Forgotten Street made an unforgiveable error in endorsing Marco Rubio’s candidacy for the Presidency. At the time, his message of generational change rang true. That was before Donald Trump entered the arena, and did our nation a great service by framing the most critical issues that face us.
Marco’s candidacy then became driven by big money PACs and tactics, not principles, and he devolved into a punk smear artist and the evil lying twin of Ted Cruz.
All that is in the past, as will be the candidacies of Cruz, Rubio and Kasich if Trump, as expected, sweeps the Tuesday primaries in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois and Missouri.
It’s clear the GOP elites cannot stop Trump at the ballot box. As an incident in Dayton yesterday showed, Trump’s biggest worry will be if someone tries to eliminate him altogether. Given the amoral people involved in the Stop Trump effort, that is a worry we all have.
Meanwhile, let’s stand strong in helping The Trump Train barrel down the track and onto Making America Great Again.
The Forgotten Street has been on hiatus for a while, but now has come back and will soon have a refreshed look. Jack looks forward to sharing news from Main Street U.S.A. and fighting for a better America. Thanks for reading and standing up for America.
July 15, 2015
Iran Deal Will Tank The U.S. Economy
All the brouhaha related to the agreement reached with Iran over its nuclear program ignores one of the key hidden aims of the deal: to deal a lethal blow to the oil and natural gas boom underway in the United States.
Iran is now in a position to flood the global oil market with cheap crude oil, which will make it less economical to drill for oil and natural gas in the United States.
So our country will go from being the leading producer of oil and natural gas in the world, and close to self-sufficient for energy, to becoming just another country limping along with a stagnant economy. We’re the new Greece in the making.
Any hope of a meaningful economic revival for America’s middle class will go out the window with this treasonous deal as the boom in steady well-paying jobs in the energy fields and related economic development across America dries up.
Of course, this will come as welcome news for opponents of the fossil fuel industry, especially the Bolsheviks who run the Environmental Protection Agency.
In their fervor to destroy the fossil fuel industry, the EPA bureaucrats show no regard for ensuring that the national electrical grid remains reliable and able to withstand any events, natural or intentional, which put it in jeopardy.
Forcing coal-fired plants off line will remove a vital safeguard that protects consumers and businesses. The “watermelons” at the EPA, green on the outside and red on the inside, could care less.
In its oversight role, Congress must consider the deal’s economic implications in addition to the real threats it poses to national security and geopolitical stability in the Middle East.
By providing Iran with a green light to move ahead with its nuclear program, Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama and his sidekick John Kerry have touched off the beginning of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. Saudi Arabia and Egypt are not going to sit idly by and allow Iran to become a hegemon.
Nor is Israel going to let its national existence depend on the false assurances of a terrorist regime in Tehran that has pledged to eradicate Israel and Jews from the Middle East.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the true Leader of the Western World, is the only statesman we can rely on to bring sanity to this dire situation. Unfortunately, he knows he can no longer count on the United States as an ally. He must forge new alliances with former foes Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to find a path forward.
The deal must engage the various 2016 presidential contenders to weigh in. Voters should know if the hopefuls have the insight to understand the real peril Kerry’s Folly poses to our economy as well as our national security.
Finally, four hostages still being held by Iran got sold down the river as well. Mr. Obama clearly has a penchant for freeing traitors like Bowe Bergdahl and letting terrorist leaders return to the battlefield instead of securing freedom for those he has left behind in his maniacal drive to secure a deal with Iran at any cost.
We face dark days ahead because we have to rely on the GOP leadership in Congress to confront President Obama and rein in the madness touched off with this bizarre agreement.
Given the miserable results we’ve seen from Mitch McConnell and John Boehner on a host of issues, those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, should turn to prayer as our only hope for a future growing increasingly dim.
That’s the View from the Bridge today. Once again, the Middle Class will bear the brunt of a bad deal that makes its future even bleaker.
Independence Day 2015
Pope John Paul II Would Not Recognize Today’s USA
In one of his messages to the United States on its celebration of Independence Day, Pope John Paul II issued the following insightful and inspiring message:
“I wish to pay homage to this noble trait of America and its people, its desire to be free, its determination to preserve freedom and its willingness to share this freedom with others. May the ideal of liberty, of freedom, remain a moving force for your nation and for all the nations in the world today!
“It greatly honors your country and its citizens that on this foundation of liberty you have built a nation where the dignity of every person is to be respected, where a religious sense and a strong family structure are fostered, where duty and honest work are held in high esteem, where generosity and hospitality are not idle words and where the right to religious liberty is deeply rooted in your history.”
In the decade since the beloved Pope’s passing, The United States has ridden a bobsled down the slippery slope of progressivism and Marxism into a growing abyss of stagnation and decline, both economic and moral.
Consider the speed in which Barack Obama’s “transformation of America” has created almost irreparable schisms in society. The Great Divider shows total contempt for the theory of a constitutional republic built on the foundation of the Will of the People.
Let’s contrast the Pope’s characterizations with what currently exists:
A nation where the dignity of every person is to be respected: Disrespect and contempt for the unborn, Christians and white conservatives are growing, fueled by an Elite Traitor Media and academia that serve as the Obama propaganda machine;
A religious sense and a strong family structure are fostered: The outright assault on traditional marriage and the destruction of the black family through an expanding dependency on government are undermining bedrocks of society;
Duty and hard work are held in high esteem: As more adults drop out of the labor force and enter the government dole, it’s clear that the traditional American work ethic is suffering from a fatal illness;
The right to religious liberty is deeply rooted in your history: That right is under strong attack from aggressive atheists, the LGBT mafia, a progressive judiciary with outright contempt for religion and an elite media that scoffs at religion and mocks it mercilessly. The right to religious liberty is on the verge of becoming history and virtually extinct.
Independence Day 2015 comes on the heels of Supreme Court decisions that make it clear that the United States Constitution is not being, nor will be, supported by the very people who took oaths to defend it.
As the Court continues to invent constitutional rights that never existed, and serve as a supra-legislative body, we’ve entered an era in which five non-elected jurists can serve as the ruling dictatorship for America.
Pope John Paul II would be broken-hearted to see the America he so loved and prayed so hard for is no longer a constitutional republic. Under the deceitful leadership of Barack Obama, the betrayal of a spineless Congress, and an acquiescent Supreme Court, the United States of America is now a banana republic.
That’s the View from the Bridge today. The Ship of State is headed for the shoals and we’re running out of room to make the turn needed to avoid total disaster. The Founding Fathers would be totally dismayed to see their vision and hard work so woefully undermined by traitors.
April 22, 2015 EARTH DAY
The Climate Change Hoax Unravels
Those promoting the “climate change” scam on Earth Day reveal the bogus science underlying their hysterical claims.
Foremost among them are President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry, whose “doom and gloom” predictions are undercut by the gigantic carbon footprints of their non-stop globetrotting. Both make the absurd claim that climate change is our biggest national security threat.
There are hundreds of thousands of slaughtered Christians worldwide who would beg to differ if they could. Not that Obama or Kerry care about that ongoing genocide.
Mr. Obama is off to the Everglades today for a preposterous photo op, traveling 1,836 miles round trip on Air Force One and burning an estimated 9,180 gallons of fuel in the process. Not to mention the half-dozen support planes and 30-vehicle motorcade. Thank God Florida Gov. Rick Scott declined to participate in that charade.
Whoever came up with the term “carbon pollution” should be arrested for perverting the English language with that oxymoron. Even the Soviets would be embarrassed by this absurd twist of the language. Carbon dioxide is a naturally-occurring gas that is by no means a form of pollution. We exhale it all day long.
I think it was in fifth grade that we learned CO2 is vital for the survival of plant life, just as humans depend on oxygen. The slight increase in atmospheric concentrations of CO2 over time has resulted in an expansion of plant life globally.
The entire global warming/climate change hoax was perpetrated by people seeking to enlarge the role of government in everyday life while undermining capitalism. Aiding and abetting this scheme was the notorious criminal enterprise known as Enron, which concocted the carbon trading scam behind the Kyoto treaty.
As part of its mission to eradicate national sovereignty and create a global government, the United Nations jumped on the bandwagon and used phony computer modeling to generate hysteria over future climate disasters. This bogus science is promoted through the totally corrupt Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC).
The principal problem is that the IPCC models have been proven false by actual climate data that’s been recorded in the past three decades. That hasn’t stopped the Prog-Lib-Commies from attacking those who are skeptical of their claims as “climate deniers” and tools of the energy industry.
Those tactics were previously developed by such progressives as Joseph Stalin and Adolph Hitler to attack legitimate opposition to their quest for total power. Radical Saul Alinsky refined these tactics to a new level, as evidenced by the modus operandi adopted by the entire Democrat Party to demonize opponents and cut off legitimate discussion and debate.
As recently as January, three prominent scientists offered a new climate model that relies on recorded temperatures and temperature trends more closely than the IPCC models used by Al Gore to back his lunatic claims. The new model reveals that the IPCC has overstated climate sensitivity to CO2 by a factor of three.
In addition, temperature data shows that global warming stopped about 20 years ago, leading some scientists to think we may be entering a phase of global cooling. Many IPCC predictions have not panned out or been proven dead wrong.
Prog-Lib-Commie politicians led by Representative Raul Grijalva and Senators Barbara Boxer, Edward Markey and Sheldon Whitehouse are trying to discredit those who don’t support their wacky climate change schemes as people funded by energy companies.
This bullying is enhanced by their stupid claims that “the science is settled” and “the debate is over.” Those of us on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, will not be cowed into ceding more of our freedoms to a self-appointed elite that wants to run every aspect of our lives.
News flash: No real scientist would ever declare “the science is settled.” The underlying premise of science is to continually try to expand our knowledge and understanding of the world around us through new research.
The debate will continue as long as we can keep our democratic republic, and not degenerate into the Stalinist conformity that the Democrats embrace and demand.
That’s the View from the Bridge today. True environmentalists recognize that the energy sources we’ve developed in the past two centuries have enabled a better quality of life for billions of people and provided the wherewithal to control real pollution sources as well as create national parks and conservation projects while preserving habitats globally.
[Jack Hawkins has the following environmental background: a certified smoke inspector with a county bureau of air pollution control and a former National Wildlife Federation executive meeting with Vice President Nelson Rockefeller on water quality issues as part of a group of conservation leaders.]
November 2, 2014
Nine Years and Counting
Today marks the beginning of the ninth year of The Forgotten Street. We started with the hope of awakening Americans to the relentless assault on traditional American values by the alleged progressives, a civilized name for communists.
As we begin our ninth year of trying to combat the treacherous lies perpetrated by so many of our alleged leaders and the Elite Traitor Media, aided and abetted by the fifth column in academia, Protestant churches and social organizations, we are committed to redoubling our efforts to reclaim the heart of America to traditional values and what made America great.
Our attempt to progress has been impeded by serious illness, which through the grace of God we have overcome despite all odds, and the necessity of making a living as opposed to becoming a ward øf the State, which all too many Americans seem willing to do.
Well, I have some very bad news for the Progressive secularists and atheists who are hell bent on destroying the America we love so dearly. You are going to fail miserably because I have assembled a chronology of treachery and evil that will totally decimate 20th Century history as you know it.
Some of the biggest names in history from both political parties will be revealed for the traitors they are and how they have facilitated the demise of the American Dream.
This effort has not gone unnoticed in an era when there is no privacy and all computers can be hacked. Hack away, because the truth is going to be revealed whether they like it of not.
I will not be dissuaded, even though I’ve had two attempts øn my life to date. The non-computerized records are available and will be accessible to those who want to carry the fight.
It’s a fight to which I am totally committed, and have every expectation of success, God willing. The gloves are off and the truth is coming.
That’s The View from the Bridge. So buckle up your seat belts for 2015. We have a rough road ahead. Jack Hawkins
November 22, 2013
Fifty Years Later, The Shock Remains
November 22, 1963, was a day that marked the lives of many Americans still alive today. Even 50 years after the brutal murder of President John F. Kennedy, I still feel the shock and sadness that hit that day, leaving a nation bewildered, one that would never be the same.
Our President had been killed.
As a high school sophomore in social studies class on that fateful Friday, I sat numb with my classmates as the principal came over the loudspeaker to announce that the President had been shot in Dallas.
Soon the radio reports played over the loudspeaker. When the news came that the President had died, we all bowed our heads in disbelief.
Today I still have the indelible image of our beloved teacher, who also served as the basketball coach, with tears streaming from his eyes. To see this man’s man, a role model we all wanted to follow, in such agony and sadness was more than we could take.
The principal came back on to let us know that school was dismissed and we could go home. Home was the place to be that day, to find comfort from parents and some degree of sanity in a world gone mad.
What followed were days glued to the television watching the solemn events and state funeral, and then watching in more disbelief as Jack Ruby murdered Lee Harvey Oswald before our very eyes.
What made it all seem so unreal was that I had seen President Kennedy a little over a year before on October 12, 1962. He was the first President I’d ever seen in person as his motorcade passed along the Ohio River Boulevard on its way to Pittsburgh from a speech he'd given to steelworkers in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania.
Even at a distance looking across the highway as he sped by, it was a thrill to see him waving to the people lined up along the route.
JFK was gone from our lives, but he would cross my path in other ways as years went on.
In the mid 1970’s, my wife and I moved to Washington D.C. area as I got a job as assistant information director with the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). My wife later got a job just a few blocks away so we could meet for lunch.
We spent some of those lunch times at Noon Mass at St. Matthew’s Cathedral, where President Kennedy’s funeral Mass had been held. Right off the altar is a marker on the spot where his casket was placed.
My boss at NWF was a retired newsman named Chuck Roberts, who had been the White House Correspondent for Newsweek during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations.
Chuck was in Dallas on November 22, 1963, with the press pool covering JFK’s trip. As fate would have it, he was selected along with Merriman Smith of United Press International (UPI) to be in the cabin on Air Force One to witness Lyndon Johnson taking the oath of office as the new President.
So whenever I see that photo from the ceremony I see Chuck in the doorway looking on. I think of him fondly, appreciating the time he spent telling tales from his Newsweek days, and how his editing made me a better writer.
Having lived in Alexandria, Virginia, many years later, I recall often driving over the Memorial Bridge on the way home after an event in the District, and seeing JFK’s eternal flame burning on the hillside above Arlington Cemetery.
Some may disagree about JFK’s effectiveness as President, but there can be no denying his staunch patriotism, his burning love of his country, his incredible courage in the face of global challenges and personal illness, and his constant desire to appeal to the better angels in all of us.
His Inaugural Address was beyond magnificent, and today we should take to heart the challenge he issued to the American people:
“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country.”
He would be broken-hearted to see how far America has degenerated into a socialist society that scorns the work ethic.
Controversy remains about the assassination, and the Warren Commission Report. I will limit my comments to this:
The Warren Report is beyond preposterous. The Commission was given a premise to work with: Lone nut gunman. They shoehorned testimony and evidence to make it all fit into a neat package.
Unfortunately, the physical evidence is overpowering that President Kennedy was gunned down by multiple shooters in a crossfire. Who and why remain the issues, but the pieces of the puzzle are all there waiting to be put together.
There remain those who continue to assassinate President Kennedy’s character, hoping people will no longer care about him, his legacy and what he meant to our country. That way, the pressure to solve the puzzle will subside as more of us who were so strongly affected die off.
It’s a puzzle I believe can, and will, be solved in the near future. I fully intend to play a part in that solution.
That’s the View from the Bridge today. John Fitzgerald Kennedy was a rare individual who rekindled the American spirit and challenged us to be better people. May God always have mercy on his soul.
August 25, 2013
The Abject Failure Named Hillary Clinton
While Democrat partisans giddily tout Hillary Rodham Clinton as the putative Democrat nominee for President in 2016, one undeniable fact stands out:
Hillary’s public life is a monument to incompetence and failure that should easily disqualify her for the Presidency.
When you look at the record, you can’t help but be struck by her ineptitude. Is she the best the Democrats can field? Why is it that the Democrat Party is so devoid of younger, up-and-coming leaders? Where are the Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Rand Paul and Bobby Jindal of the Democrats?
Instead, you have the Geritol brigade in charge: Hillary and Vice President Joe Biden are the only viable candidates at this point, and the Democrats are led in Congress by Harry Reid, a charlatan of the first order, and Nancy Pelosi, the Aunt Bethany of American politics. Among this crew, Mr. Biden stands head and shoulders above them, which tells you how dire the Democrat plight really is.
But back to the stunningly incompetent Ms. Clinton.
She certainly has assembled a strong resume that would look good on a college application. But truth be told, her stature today is owed directly to the fact that she married William Jefferson Clinton and rode his coattails as hard as possible.
Consider these stumbles along her road well-traveled:
Getting neck deep in the Whitewater land scandal in Arkansas, but escaping prosecution because of political influence;
As a partner at the Rose law firm in Little Rock, trying to hide billing records that would show questionable practices;
Watching the cover-up and whitewash of the mysterious death of White House counsel and close family friend, Vince Foster;
Presiding over the failed effort to pass health care reform in 1994 while alienating everyone who tried to deal with her constructively, including leading insurance executives whom she cursed out in meetings;
Taking the vaunted Clinton electoral machine to a humiliating defeat by Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential primaries, demonstrating her lack of executive ability to run a campaign that should have been a cakewalk;
Failing miserably to reset relations with Russia as her first initiative as Secretary of State, and then being outflanked at every turn by Vladimir Putin;
Presiding over the disastrous Middle East policy that resulted in the overthrow of stable regimes in Egypt and Libya that worked with the United States to combat terrorism, and watching those nations descend into chaos;
Trying to blame the assassination of Ambassador Chris Stevens at Benghazi on an obscure video, and then repeating the bald-faced lie in front of the coffins of Stevens and his three other murdered colleagues;
Denying her ineptitude in ignoring the repeated requests from Stevens and others for enhanced security measures;
- Continuing her world tour on taxpayer dollars while Syria erupted in civil war and she advocated arming rebels that include Al Qaeda.
This is the record of a purported candidate for President? How nuts is that? The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, knows she is no friend of liberty and freedom. She is simply an elitist with contempt for those of us who love our country and our God.
In reply, I’m sure Ms. Clinton would shriek, “At this point, what difference does it make?” In her lust for power, she already has latched onto race baiting and the phony voter ID issue as a way to further polarize Americans, not an auspicious start to her campaign for higher office.
It makes a big difference. The United States of America should not be a country that rewards failure and incompetence of this magnitude with the highest office in the land.
That’s the View from the Bridge tonight. The elites continue to slobber over Hillary and kiss her ring, but she already demonstrated in 2008 that she is eminently beatable.
Our best wishes to our foreign visitors in July from such nations as: The Ukraine, Red China, Germany, The Czech Republic, The United Kingdom, Australia, The Russian Federation, The Netherlands, Canada, Brazil, Poland, Italy, Vietnam, Denmark, Greece, India, Japan, Thailand, Turkey, France and Switzerland.
Father’s Day, 2013
Take Time to Honor the True Father
Father’s Day is America’s annual observance to honor Dads, prompting a wave of sentimental memories and a rush of income for Hallmark. It’s all well and good, but today I’d like to offer another perspective on Father’s Day.
Today, as well as every day, is a time to remember Our Father Who Art in Heaven.
The gift of life and the natural freedoms bestowed by Our Creator are memorialized by America’s Founding Fathers in the Declaration of Independence:
“We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.”
The Founders followed up with the creation of the U.S. Constitution, which includes the Bill of Rights.
The Fourth Amendment of the Bill of Rights further defends the liberty discussed in the Declaration:
“The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched and the persons or things to be seized.”
On this Father’s Day, our unalienable rights are under assault by a bipartisan coalition of statists who only want to make an oppressive Federal bureaucracy larger and more intrusive.
The NSA snooping and the IRS intimidation of innocent Americans are a contemptible affront to the will and intent of the Founding Fathers.
As an avid reader and seeker of wisdom from the King James version of the Holy Bible, I came across this passage in Proverbs Six that rings especially true in light of current events:
“These six things doth the Lord hate: yea, seven are an abomination under him:
A proud look, a lying tongue, and hands that shed innocent blood,
A heart that deviseth wicked imaginations, feet that be swift in running to mischief,
A false witness that speaketh lies, and he that soweth discord among brethren.”
Does that passage call anyone in particular to mind? It certainly reminds us of the recent perfidy around the events in Benghazi, the deliberate attacks on Roman Catholics in the Affordable Care Act, the IRS persecution of conservative donors and the Tea Party, the arrogance of public officials who think they are above the law and those who show no regard whatsoever for the Constitution.
On this Father’s Day, take Our Father’s words to heart about the seven things He sees as evil and abominable. We face perilous times as the Middle East edges closer to all-out war and rogue states continue to arm with nuclear weapons. Our economy remains in shambles as millions give up on the hope of ever finding work, and the President ignores Congress while committing American arms and lives to insurgents worse than those they would replace.
It’s time for good people on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, to stand strong against the evil around us and to defend our endangered freedoms from a government that wants total control of our lives at the expense of our privacy and liberty.
Like the moronic Kabuki dance that the TSA conducts at airports daily, the NSA collection of emails and phone calls will not stop events like the Boston Marathon bombing. Human intelligence, gathered on those most likely to do us harm, is the best line of defense against jihadism.
That’s the View From the Bridge today. The benefits that the Internet have provided contain the seeds of destruction for our Republic. Our strongest defense rests with our Father who hears our prayers. We need Him more than ever.
May 29, 2013
The Second Assassination of JFK
Today marks the 96th anniversary of the birth of John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th President of the United States, a visionary leader whose life was cut short by traitors.
Those of us who can remember where we were on the early afternoon of November 22, 1963, remember it as a seminal event in our lives. Now, almost 50 years later, we are outraged that the treasonous lies of the ridiculous Warren Commission Report on his death have obscured the truth and led to the continued assassination of JFK, whose character continues to be impugned by Prog-Lib-Commie traitors.
Recent news reports focus on JFK’s character flaws, such as his infidelity, but also continue scurrilous lies that academic frauds who call themselves historians have failed to correct.
One of the most severe criticisms of the Kennedy presidency is the Bay of Pigs operation against the Castro regime in Cuba. For decades, JFK has been taken to task to calling off critical air strikes against Castro’s air force.
It’s all a damn lie that can be easily proven. President Kennedy issued orders at 1:45 p.m. to release B-26 bombers in Nicaragua to carry out a dawn air strike to destroy Castro’s T-33 jets.
That order was countermanded by National Security Adviser McGeorge Bundy, without President Kennedy’s knowledge at 9:30 p.m. He called General Charles Cabell and directed that he cancel the air strike. The bombers never took off and the anti-Castro invader brigade was left to die on the beach. JFK took the blame for this operational failure, and it may have played a role in his death.
Bundy was never held accountable for his treasonous actions, and as time will no doubt show, his treachery later revealed its evil hand in the murder of a beloved President.
John Kennedy was a war hero in World War II, a committed patriot and staunch anti-Communist. This earned him the enmity of a growing wing of Prog-Lib-Commies in the Democrat Party who tried to deny him the presidential nomination in 1960 but failed.
As the youngest President ever elected, JFK electrified the nation with his youth, charisma and vision. His call to put a man on the moon by the end of the decade of the 1960s unleashed the greatest period of scientific advancement in human history.
His courage in staring down the Soviet Union in the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 and then reaching out a peaceful hand to Soviet Premier Nikita Kruschev launched a true opportunity to reshape the Cold War.
But the events in Dallas in November 1963 washed all that away. Since then we have been treated to a steady drumbeat of character assassination of JFK with salacious exaggerations about his personal life.
Why? Simple. JFK was the last Democrat to embrace national security, fiscal responsibility and American exceptionalism. If he were alive today, he’d probably be a Republican. He was an extraordinary leader whose love of country was unchallenged, whose commitment to public service was unmatched and whose promise for the future was snuffed out by traitors within the American government.
Lee Harvey Oswald did not kill John F. Kennedy. That can be proven beyond any shadow of a doubt. And, we are the poorer for not demanding the truth.
JFK was the first President I saw live as his motorcade traveled the Ohio River Boulevard through my native Sewickley, Pennsylvania on his way to Pittsburgh. It was a day I will never forget, just as I will never forget, or forgive, November 22, 1963.
That’s the View from the Bridge tonight. Your humble correspondent has much more to discuss on this topic. It is making many people uncomfortable.
April 6, 2013
Prayers For A Beloved Uncle
I humbly ask all of my friends on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, to pray for a much beloved uncle who is on his deathbed.
He has lived a very full and interesting life, but now he is plagued by a series of ailments destroying his once hardy body. Compounding the problem are financial woes caused by greedy family members and a major disagreement among his caregivers over the proper course of treatment.
Among the illnesses Unc suffers is a parasitic infection that cannot be contained as it spreads through his body and attacks vital organs. The doctors argue over whether or not the parasites have invaded from the outside or whether once benign internal parasites have now become a malignant curse.
The doctors advocating a medically progressive approach made the monumental blunder of thinking they could introduce parasites to his system that would attack the parasites infecting Unc and turn his condition around.
How wrong they were! He now has double the infection eating him alive. Their progressive nostrums have proven nearly fatal and virtually destroyed his finances.
As this dire situation unfolds, Unc also is plagued by uncaring family members who have looted his once considerable wealth and devastated his financial condition to the point of his now being bankrupt.
The entire situation is a true tragedy. My uncle was once renowned for his generosity and willingness to help others, both neighbors and virtual strangers. He is a profoundly religious man whose heart is broken by the secular progressivism that has eroded traditional values and made those who share his outlook the objects of hatred and scorn by much of society.
Younger members of the medical staff, the residents and even interns, offer other treatment solutions to reinforce my Uncle’s one strong constitution. They keep getting rebuffed by the older docs who think Unc’s constitution is not strong enough for him to rally and survive.
We’ve reached the point where prayer may be our only hope. So again, I humbly ask your prayers and support for a truly beloved Uncle whose life has been a shining example for all to see. With your support, we can make a medical miracle happen.
In your prayers, please remember my Uncle. His name is Sam.
That’s the View from the Bridge today. How I wish old Doc Reagan was around to help us. He always offered the right prescription when we needed it.
January 25, 2013
The Black Holocaust Continues Unabated
Today in Washington D.C., more than a half million (500,000+) concerned Americans marched in the Annual March For Life rally.
If you are a devotee of the Elite Traitor Commie Media, you would never know that. Since the abominable Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision 40 years ago, pro-life Americans have descended upon our nation’s capital to encourage lawmakers to take steps to protect the unborn.
The media is so far in the tank to promote Black Genocide, which is what abortion is all about, that the Associated Press has issued guidelines to not refer to those who oppose Roe v. Wade as pro-life, but as opponents of the Court decision.
That tells you all you need to know about how worthless and despicable the Associated Press is as an alleged news organization.
Americans need to know and face the truth: those who support unlimited abortion rights are racists of the first order: today more than 35 percent of abortions are black babies, even though only 13.6 percent of the overall population are black.
That means out of the 55 million babies who have been slaughtered since the Roe v. Wade decision, more than 20 million have been black, which equals almost half of the current population of black Americans and more than three times the Jews murdered in the Holocaust.
My God, America, how long can we let Satan continue this atrocity!
Abortion was the brainchild of Margaret Sanger, founder of Planned Parenthood, whose original goal was to eliminate the Negro population and those with developmental disabilities or what she called “mental defectives.”
Margaret Sanger, who Hillary Clinton cites as one of her heroes, was the single most evil American who ever lived. Her twisted and sick ideas on eugenics are what inspired Adolf Hitler to kill the Jews in the Holocaust.
Margaret Sanger was Satan’s ultimate whore, and her disgusting and perverted legacy guides Planned Parenthood today in eradicating the black population in America.
Abortion is the ultimate form of racism, and those who support it, are champions of Satanism, either knowingly or unwittingly. It is the single greatest abomination against God, who gave us the precious gift of life to promulgate and protect.
As we have said so many times before on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, abortion is the defining moral stain on America, much worse than slavery.
Tonight, with the heaviest of hearts for the many millions of innocents slaughtered, that’s the View from the Bridge tonight.
December 30, 2012
TFS Book of the Year a Real Mindblower
As more American, British and Soviet archives from the Cold War era open up, researchers can define more clearly the true history of the run-up to World War II, its prosecution and aftermath.
Noted Cold War experts M. Stanton Evans and Herbert Romerstein have released what The Forgotten Street names as its Book of the Year for 2012: Stalin’s Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt’s Government.
Evans and Romerstein thoroughly document how Soviet agents penetrated the U.S. government during the 1930’s, gaining positions of influence that allowed them to shape American policies that favored the interests of Joseph Stalin and the Soviet Union.
What is especially shocking about these revelations is that President Franklin D. Roosevelt turned a blind eye to the infiltration because of his desire to win Stalin’s favor for a post-war creation of the United Nations.
We’ve all seen how well that has worked out. The U.N. may be the single greatest threat to American sovereignty in history.
The authors don’t shrink from naming names of the infamous Stalinist henchmen who put Soviet interests ahead of the best policies for the USA. Of course, the treasonous Alger Hiss is among the core cadre of subversives.
Others in the top echelon include FDR’s right-hand man, Harry Hopkins, White House aide Lauchlin Currie and Assistant Treasury Secretary Harry Dexter White. Each played a critical role in shaping policies that FDR embraced to the world’s detriment.
Much of the research relies on the Venona decrypts compiled by the U.S. Army Signal Corps during the 1940’s. Venona was the code name given to the operation that intercepted encrypted messages between Soviet intelligence officials in the KGB and GRU (Soviet Army intelligence) and their agents in America.
This material was not made public until 1995, and researchers continue to plow through the many thousands of messages to learn more. Romerstein, who once headed the Office to Counter Soviet Disinformation at the U.S. Information Agency from 1983 to 1989, has blazed the trail in uncovering the depth of the treachery from within our government.
The book focuses intently on the Big Three meetings among Stalin, Winston Churchill and FDR at Teheran and Yalta. It is abundantly clear that FDR was in failing health and much of the decision-making fell to trusted aides like Hopkins and Hiss, who in fact were working to advance the Stalinist agenda.
Evans and Romerstein make it clear that the penetration continued in the Truman Administration upon Roosevelt’s death, as many of the subversives remained in their government positions. We are talking about hundreds of individuals placed in critical positions throughout U.S. agencies.
Also revealed is more about the proposed plan by U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau to destroy Germany’s industrial capability after the war and turn that nation into an agrarian society that likely would have been unable to feed itself. With the traitor White’s encouragement, Morgenthau embraced a plan that would have made him a war criminal.
There is so much more in Stalin’s Secret Agents that is highly disturbing, given the tendency of the Prog-Lib-Commies who run our major institutions to keep turning a blind eye to the most shameful period of betrayal in American history.
What really comes through loud and clear is that Senator Joseph McCarthy, painted as the most hated man in recent history by the alleged conventional wisdom, is being vindicated through real scholarship that proves he was 100 percent right in his crusade to expose the Communist infiltration and penetration of the American government.
There is much more truth to surface about Joseph McCarthy, a great patriot who tried to change American policy for the better, as well as the evil forces that thwarted and destroyed him. It will be revealed in the year ahead.
Run, don’t walk, to get your copy of a history that reads like a thriller: Stalin’s Secret Agents: The Subversion of the Roosevelt Government. It was published by Threshold Books of Simon and Schuster. Start the New Year off right by learning the real history that has been covered up far too long.
That’s the View from the Bridge tonight. Happy New Year everyone! It’s up to us to make it that way.
Thanksgiving Day, 2012
The Wisdom of George Washington Endures
The United States began its observance of Thanksgiving under the leadership of our first and greatest President, George Washington. Consider these words from the first Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789:
“Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me to ‘recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness.’
“Now, therefore, I do recommend and assign Thursday, the 26th day of November next, to be devoted by the people of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be; that we may then all unite in rendering unto Him our sincere and humble thanks for His kind care and protection of the people of this country previous to their becoming a nation…”
The opening words of his proclamation prove conclusively that the Founders were religious people who believed our rights come naturally from God and are inalienable.
Now, we on The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, find ourselves, 223 years later, fighting the secularists who want to eradicate God from the public square, community events and our schools. Clearly a nation founded on a strong belief in God must do all it can to keep the religious nature of Thanksgiving alive by openly and publicly giving thanks for the many blessings that have come upon the United States of America.
The bigoted, extreme atheists who want to deny us our rights need to be fought tooth and nail until they are consigned to the Hell they deserve,
As we gather today with family, friends and neighbors, let us have a firm resolve to count our many blessings and remember those who are far from home defending the freedoms we are trying so hard to preserve for their benefit upon their return from dangerous parts of the world.
Let us also pray for the victims of Hurricane Sandy who have lost their homes and those who are still without power, heat or any trace of meaningful assistance from a Federal government that seems more intent on photos ops than action.
Another observance today
As we gather for Thanksgiving, those of us who remember where we were 49 years ago today have never forgotten the shock and horror of November 22, 1963: the brutal assassination of our President, John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
The murder was carefully planned and executed with military-like precision. And, the truth was whitewashed by the Warren Commission, whose conclusion that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in killing President Kennedy has been proven ludicrous.
As we near the 50th anniversary of this atrocity, we must resolve that the truth shall be uncovered and those who committed this heinous crime against America should be held accountable in the historical record. Given the passage of time, those responsible no doubt are burning in Hell.
We must remember President Kennedy as a great patriot, a true war hero, a man whose love for our country was limitless, a leader who appealed to our better angels and reminded us to “ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.”
If only our fellow citizens would take those words to heart today. Shamefully, his own Democrat party doesn’t.
His courage in handling the Cuban missile crisis in 1962 was incredible, and his call to land men on the moon moved our nation to an era of unparalleled scientific achievement.
The most extreme of the Prog-Lib-Commies keep up their barrage of character assassination with sordid tales of President Kennedy’s personal life, some likely true, others grossly exaggerated to tarnish him so there will be no demand for the truth of his death.
Today I give thanks for the good JFK did for our country and his call for Americans to serve their fellow citizens and keep America a shining beacon of freedom.
Finally, it’s only fitting to recall the Thanksgiving words of our second greatest President, Ronald Wilson Reagan, from his first Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1981:
“Let us recommit ourselves to that devotion to God and family that has played such an important role in making this a great Nation, and which will be needed as a source of strength if we are to remain a great people.”
From The Forgotten Street, “Happy Thanksgiving, and God bless you all with His merciful Bounty and everlasting Grace!”
August 27, 2012
Where Is the Next Neil Armstrong?
The death of Neil Armstrong this week leaves a void of true American heroes who represent the very best of American exceptionalism.
The humble Ohioan had the most daunting mission ever undertaken in human history. He met the challenge with courage and grace. To his credit, he never sought to capitalize on it in ways that would bring shame to him or his country.
The death of Neil Armstrong struck a particular chord with me. It comes at a time when The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA, is suffering from the incompetence of an American government and the two major political parties in the run-up to a national election. What is lacking is the vision and commitment to make sure America leads the world in critical arenas.
When Neil Armstrong stepped off the lunar module onto the surface of the moon, it was an event that galvanized America’s spirit and pride. Like those who watched breathlessly on television, I was awestruck by the incredible achievement it represented.
The lunar landing was the ultimate tribute to the greatness and vision of President John F. Kennedy, who in a joint session of Congress on May 25, 1961, first threw down the challenge to make sure America would be the first to land on the moon.
As the nation moved forward on the exciting project, he traveled to Rice University in Houston on September 9, 1962, to further explain the rationale for the lunar project and to rally a nation to the cause.
President Kennedy’s speech, “We Choose to Go to the Moon,” is simply one of the greatest speeches ever given by an American president. He summed up the vision and patriotism that motivated his presidency before he was murdered by traitors who threw their lot in with our deepest enemies. Get ready, America, I have the truth coming.
At Rice on that blistering hot September day, President Kennedy said, “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and to the other things, not because they are easy, but because they are hard, because that goal will serve to organize and measure the best of our energies and skills, because that challenge is one that we are willing to accept, one we are unwilling to postpone, and one which we intend to win, and the others, too.”
He continued, “Well, space is there, and we’re going to climb it, and the moon and the planets are there, and new hopes for knowledge and peace are there. And, therefore, as we set sail we ask God’s blessing on the most hazardous and dangerous and greatest adventure on which man has ever embarked.”
Contrast that vision with the limp-wristed, defeatist hand-wringing we hear from the White House today.
John Kennedy did not live to see man step on the moon. But so many of his fellow citizens did, including my beloved octogenarian grandmother, Mary Hankinson Hawkins, who was born on a rice plantation in South Carolina in the 1880’s before the invention of electricity, the radio, the airplane, the automobile and television. She was more awestruck than any of us.
Richard Nixon was President of the United States when Neil Armstrong took his epic step, saying, “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind.”
President Nixon placed a phone call from the Oval Office in the White House to astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin in the lunar module sitting in the Sea on Tranquility on the surface of the moon.
Here is what he said:
“Neil and Buzz, I am talking to you by telephone from the Oval Room at the White House. And this certainly has to be the most historic telephone call ever made. I just can’t tell you how proud we all are of what you …for every American, this has to be the proudest day of our lives. And for the people all over the world, I am sure they, too, join with Americans, in recognizing what a feat this is. Because of what you have done, the heavens have become a part of man’s world. As you talk to us from the Sea of Tranquility, it inspires us to double our efforts to bring peace and tranquility to earth. For one priceless moment, in the whole history of man, all the people on earth are truly one. One in their pride in what you have done. And one in our prayers, that you will return safely to earth.”
In his typical humility, Neil Armstrong responded to President Nixon, “Thank you, Mr. President. It’s a great honor and privilege for us to be here representing not only the United States but men of peace of all nations. And with interest and a curiosity and a vision for the future. It’s a honor for us to be able to participate here today.”
I watched the story unfold as a Midshipman on a training cruise in the Atlantic Ocean on the aircraft carrier, USS Independence. Along with my shipmates, my heart swelled with pride and gratitude. Unfortunately, I did not pursue a naval career because of the political turbulence of the time. On that cruise, I did take part in one of the most amazing missions in modern history that remains classified to this day.
Today let us celebrate the life and example of Neil Armstrong as the ultimate product of The Forgotten Street, Main Street, USA. I pray all of us who share those values are mentoring today’s youth from which will come our new Neil Armstrong.
May God embrace our beloved hero and patriot in His loving arms for a life well lived and a job well done.
Thanks for reading! Always remember, it’s a great day to be an American! As a boy, I was thrilled by the space program and all it represented. It is a shame that Barack Obama and the Congress have abdicated the mission embraced by Presidents Kennedy, Johnson and Nixon.
Independence Day, 2012
Why America’s Exceptionalism Matters
This year Independence Day marks a very bittersweet moment in America’s life as a nation. At a time when Americans of all beliefs should be on their knees thanking Our Creator for inspiring our Founding Fathers, our nation faces perhaps its greatest peril in our 236-year history as a free nation.
The federal government is financially and morally bankrupt under the leadership of lying frauds, our economy has entered a true depression, far too many Americans have given up hope of ever working again, an equally large number of Americans have allowed themselves to become wards of the state, our culture has devolved into a sordid mess and major businesses as well as financial institutions are being systematically looted by a new class of corporate thieves who make the robber barons of the past look philanthropic.
Today is a day for Americans to re-read The Declaration of Independence that the 13 British colonies passed in 1776. The words still inspire and point the way forward for an America desperately in need of rediscovering its roots. Take time to take this to heart:
“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the laws of nature and of nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights, that among these are life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.”
Today we have a political system with two major political parties that have, in fact, degenerated into one large party of the Washington ruling class, all committed to an ever-enlarging central government.
After a successful revolution and freedom from Great Britain, the Founders created a federalist system in which the thirteen states would operate as sovereign entities, surrendering only very limited powers to the national government. In the Declaration, the signers described the states this way:
“… as free and independent states, they have full power to levy war, conclude peace, contract alliances, establish commerce, and to do all other acts and things which independent states may of right do. And for the support of this declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our lives, our fortunes and our sacred honor.”
Consider the caliber, character and courage of the men who signed this Declaration, knowing they would become marked men who could lose everything. They are among the most exceptional leaders in human history. I deeply resent how the progressive government school system untruthfully derides them as slave-owning white men. We will never see leaders of their stature again.
Contrast them with the clueless mediocrities infesting and destroying our government now. The government has no operating budget, it continues to outspend its revenues at an astonishing pace and it places more mandates and burdens on states that jeopardize their solvency.
The DC elite have given up all pretense of representing the people, thumbing their noses at the concept of “the consent of the governed” by passing monstrosities like the Affordable Care Act, which a majority of Americans want to go away before the IRS becomes an even more intrusive factor in our daily lives.
The Fourth of July has traditionally been a festive occasion for The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA. Local parades, exciting fireworks displays, neighborhood cookouts and time at the beach or pool make it a great holiday that should help remind us of how exceptional our Founders were in creating a country that has been a shining beacon for freedom throughout the world and the single greatest force for good in human history.
History is full of great challenges that test the character of nations and peoples. Our test is now. Those of us on The Forgotten Street, who still feel a lump in our throats when we hear the Star-Spangled Banner, and whose hearts beat with pride when we recite the Pledge of Allegiance, must answer the clarion call to reclaim the heart of America, to reaffirm our traditional values and to eradicate the cancer of progressivism that is destroying America.
Thanks for reading! Always remember, it is a great day to be an American as long as we stand up for America’s exceptionalism.
Ronald Reagan Quote of the Day: “The real American idea is not that every man shall be on a level with every other, but that every man shall have the liberty without hindrance to be what God made him. The office of government is not to confer happiness but to give men the opportunity to work out happiness for themselves.”
December 8, 2011
Obama’s No Socialist. He’s a Peronist.
Critics of President Barack Obama have gone too far in trying to paint him as a socialist. Truth be told, he is no socialist, but he is a Peronist, which is much more dangerous for the United States of America.
Obama is clearly fascistic in his political orientation. For far too long, the Prog-Lib-Commies have tried to associate fascism with far right politics, as in “right-wing Nazis.”
But the facts are otherwise. The Nazis in Germany were not “right-wing.” They were National Socialists. So fascism is aligned with statism and the concentration of power in a strong central government.
Barack Obama most closely resembles Juan Peron in Argentina. Although he came from a military background, Peron was a populist who tried to pit the masses against the establishment. He aligned himself with the labor unions, he nationalized major industries and he espoused anti-clericalism. Is that striking a familiar chord?
Much like Hugo Chavez in today’s Venezuela, whom Obama has publicly embraced as “mi amigo,” Juan Peron nationalized the broadcasting system, centralized unions under his control and persecuted opposing politicians and journalists.
In contrast, Obama has co-opted the Elite Traitor Media into serving as his court stenographers, relied on unions to intimidate opponents and demonized those who oppose him.
Mr. Obama has expressed his admiration for authoritarian regimes like Red China, and clearly he chafes under the traditional freedoms of the American republic.
Peronism was built on a cult of personality, which the Lyin’ King has tried to emulate. His embrace of the Occupy Wall Street movement shows his desire to try a populist approach to sway public opinion and win re-election.
In that sense, Barack Obama is trying to become the Kingfish, another Huey Long who inflames the masses with populist rhetoric, even at the expense of dangerously undermining the republic and abandoning the principle that the President of the United States is the representative of all the people, even those who did not vote for him.
Obama’s desire for a state-directed, regulated economy represents the height of fascism and Peronism. He wants state enterprise to control what was once private enterprise. His recent speech in Kansas displayed his complete disdain and contempt for the private enterprise system that made the United States the leading nation in the world.
As we get closer to the primary and caucus season, when GOP votes begin to have true meaning, we must consider which candidate can provide the most compelling alternative to the would-be Peron in the White House.
Thanks for reading! Always remember, it’s a great day to be an American and to repudiate the nascent fascism that Obama and the Democrats represent!
Ronald Reagan Centennial Quote of the Day:
"I am convinced that today the majority of Americans wants what those first Americans wanted. A better life for themselves and their children; a minimum of government authority. Very simply they want to be left alone in peace and safety to take care of the family by earning an honest dollar and putting away some savings." July 6, 1976
September 11, 2011
Not a Tragedy, A Savage Atrocity
Looking back 10 years on the events of September 11, 2001, I cannot accept calling the terrorist attacks on our nation a “tragedy’ or “tragic events.” They were savage atrocities committed by sub-humans consumed by evil.
Labeling 9/11 a tragedy diminishes the sheer evil and ruthless premeditation that went into these crimes of war. Unfortunately there are people who believe that somehow America brought this mindless murder on itself, racist demagogues like Rev. Jeremiah Wright who crowed about “America’s chickens coming home to roost.”
We have far too many of the Prog-Lib-Comm crowd who blame America first and want to see the United States taken down a notch or two. But we sure as hell shouldn’t behave like victims and apologize for wanting to defend ourselves from the savages in the world around us.
We also have a politically correct knucklehead like New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg who has desecrated the 10-year observance at Ground Zero by excluding clergy and the city’s firefighters. Does he believe that Americans want to shun God and ignore the 343 brave first responders who gave their lives in the service of their fellow citizens? He is a disgrace and thoroughly despicable human being.
For me this day brings a flood of memories, some all too painful and searing. Living in Alexandria, Virginia at the time, I was alerted to the unfolding events by a phone call at my office in Maryland from my wife, who had been called by our daughter.
While on the phone that morning, she heard a loud explosion. It was American Airlines Flight 77 crashing into the Pentagon. We subsequently learned that one of her coworkers and a very dear friend of ours was on that flight. She called me to tell me the sad news. I immediately broke down and finally left to come home and be with her.
No one tells the story of the impact of September 11 better than my wife did on the fifth anniversary in this special article on The Forgotten Street, Proud To Be American. Read it and absorb all that she says. No one ever said it better.
What ordinarily was a 45-minute ride turned into a four-hour journey as the greater Washington area was thrown into chaos, not knowing if more aircraft were on their way to carry out another deadly mission.
My usual route on the George Washington Parkway, which would take me past the CIA and the Pentagon, was blocked at the entrance by a U.S. Army armored personnel vehicle, flanked by soldiers with machine guns.
I meandered my way through local roads in northern Virginia until I finally got on a road that took me within view of the still burning Pentagon. Overwhelmed, knowing our dear friend M.J. along with other passengers and crew had met a horrible demise there, I somehow steered my way through wracking sobs to get home.
When I parked in front of our townhouse in Old Town and stepped out of the car, the burning smell from the Pentagon assaulted me. That night, as we held each other in bed, not knowing what coming days would bring, we heard the sound of fighter jets patrolling the skies overhead. The Combat Air Patrol (CAP) would last for several weeks, bringing us a reassuring sound overhead, yet one that reminded us of the horror that happened on September 11.
Now ten years later we still deal with the fallout from September 11, as brave men and women in uniform risk their lives in Afghanistan and Iraq trying to root out and defeat crazed Islamists who want to subjugate those who don’t share their twisted beliefs.
We also face committed terrorists within our borders seeking to carry out murderous acts to undermine our society. Through superior intelligence and eternal vigilance we hope to defeat them. But only through constant prayer, firm belief in American ideals and unshaken faith in God can we succeed.
Finally, no remembrance of September 11 would be complete without a note of deep gratitude and thanks for the courageous leadership of President George W. Bush in bringing our nation together in a time of overpowering grief and setting our government on a course that would keep us secure since. He was the rock and inspiration we needed.
He still fills that needed role. His speech in Shanksville at the dedication of the Flight 93 Memorial was magnificent, one of the greatest speeches ever given by an American President.
Thanks for reading! Always remember, it’s a great day to be an American and today is a day to again pray for the souls of the innocent who lost their lives ten years ago and those who have since given their lives to prevent such a day from happening again.
Let’s remember this wisdom from President John F. Kennedy: “There can be only one possible defense policy for the United States. It can be expressed in one word -- the word is first. I do not mean first when, I don’t mean first if, I mean first, period.”
Well said by a great American whom the Prog-Lib-Comms continue to assassinate.
“There is Purpose and Worth to Each and Every Life”
Seven years ago today came the sad but not unexpected news that Ronald Wilson Reagan’s battle with Alzheimer’s disease had ended. With his passing came the comforting realization that one of history’s giants had gone to his well-earned reward in the loving arms of Almighty God.
As more time passes since President Reagan left the land he so dearly loved, his legacy continues to grow as one of our country’s greatest Presidents and a political leader whose vision could restore our troubled land once again.
Ronald Reagan was, and today remains, my political hero. His greatness is exceeded by only one other American, George Washington, the Father of our Country. Ronald Reagan came out of America’s heartland, what I call The Forgotten Street, Main Street USA.
He truly lived the American dream, rising from humble roots to become a beloved Hollywood star, a courageous union leader who fought Communism, a leading figure in television and finally the political leader who restored conservative values and led the world to triumph in the Cold War, first as Governor of California and then as our 40th President.
In doing so, he breathed new life into the Republican Party and brought a generation of conservative leaders and voters into American politics.
At the time of his death, my wife and I were living in the Washington D.C. area. We fulfilled a promise we’d made to pay tribute to Ronald Reagan at the time of his death. You can read my remembrance of that time in a special article, June 5, 2004. It still brings tears to my eyes as I recall one of the most remarkable days in my life.
Those of us who cherished Ronald Reagan and all he stood for can help build his legacy and ensure that new generations of Americans learn of his vision for our country. You can do that by supporting Young America’s Foundation (www.yaf.org), the non-profit organization that saved the Reagan Ranch, Rancho del Cielo, located in the Santa Ynez mountains near Santa Barbara. The Foundation sponsors educational conferences for high school and college students. It brings speakers to college campuses to help students learn about conservative values in what is often a hostile environment for those ideas.
My wife Dottie and I have been fortunate in our life to support Young America’s Foundation and enjoy visits to Rancho del Cielo. We’ve been more fortunate to share 40 years of marriage, which we celebrate today. Through triumph and near-tragedies, we’ve endured because of our shared values and love for each other, and our desire to do what is right. Clearly on June 5, 1971, I did the smartest thing I’ve ever done in my life. Here is a shot of Dottie and me at the Freedom Wall at the Reagan Ranch.
We urge you to also visit and support The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library (www.reaganfoundation.org) in Simi Valley, California, where a museum houses an incredible display of memorabilia from President Reagan’s life, including the Air Force One airplane he flew in as President. The Library is also where President Reagan is buried, with these inspirational words on his final resting place: “I know in my heart that man is good, what is right will always eventually triumph and there is purpose and worth to each and every life.”
Today we honor the purpose and worth in Ronald Reagan’s life and thank Almighty God for sharing The Gipper with us.
Thanks for reading! Always remember, it’s a great day to be an American, and a greater day to carry on the Reagan Revolution. As we head into a presidential election in 2012, I urge the Republican Party to launch a new Reagan Revolution with leadership that can use the Reagan model to rebuild and restore our United States.
We also thank our foreign visitors in May from the following countries: the Russian Federation, Sweden, Italy, Australia, Germany, the United Kingdom, the Ukraine, Japan, South Africa, Denmark, Finland, the Netherlands, Brazil, Spain, China, Hungary, the Seychelles, Switzerland, France and the Czech Republic.
Ronald Reagan Centennial Quote of the Day (talking about his beloved “Shining City Upon a Hill” in his Farewell Address to the nation on January 11, 1989):
“We’ve done our part. And as I walk off into the city streets, a final word to the men and women of the Reagan Revolution, the men and women across America who for eight years did the work that brought America back. My friends: We did it. We weren’t just marking time. We made a difference. We made the City stronger, we made the City freer, and we left her in good hands. All in all, not bad, not bad at all.”
November 1, 2010
The Forgotten Street’s Humble Beginning
Four years ago today, this humble scribe decided the time had come to stand up and speak up for America. That determination led to the creation of The Forgotten Street.
Since then, we’ve seen Americans from all walks of life, from all parts of this great land, do the same. The Tea Party movement that is sweeping the country and ready to unleash a tidal wave of disapproval against Washington tomorrow at the ballot box was always out there on Main Street, USA, just waiting to rise up and be heard.
To commemorate the launch of The Forgotten Street, I think it most fitting to reflect on our initial credo, as first published on November 1, 2006:
How America’s Political, Media and Academic Elites Are Selling Out Main Street. For far too many Americans, it seems we have lost control over our lives to a swollen federal government and self-appointed elites who want to impose on us their beliefs and their morals.
From out-of-control federal spending to attacks on traditional marriage, from runaway lawsuit abuse to persecution of people of faith, we see daily events that shake our confidence in the American system.
Behind it all is the political, media and academic elites’ total disdain and contempt for what I call The Forgotten Street - Main Street USA.
These elites show more concern for the opinions of K Street, the Arab Street and the Champs-Elysees. They view us as boorish and stupid, unsophisticated, because we love our country, its religious heritage and its ideals. Like other elites in the past and present, they seek to control and manipulate people for their own gain and power while restricting individual freedom.
These are people who distrust our military and are quick to blame America for our troubles in the world. People who insist on securing their financial futures by robbing us of ours. People who believe God has no place in public discourse. People who glorify drug use, promiscuous sex and abuse of women in their media and music.
The Hollywood that created movie classics that celebrated our country, our freedom and our optimism has been replaced by cynics who present a warped view of America that tears us down in the eyes of the world and promotes bizarre conspiracy theories.
These elites control so many of our institutions -- our mainstream media, much of our government and judicial system, our schools and universities, our churches, big business and the entertainment industry.
So what can we on The Forgotten Street do to reclaim the heart of America and restore pride in our country and its rich traditions? To begin with, we have to stand up and speak up. We have to be heard. We have to be prepared to endure public scorn as we fight to uphold our values and our beliefs.
The moral equivalency promoted by the elites is just plain wrong. America is the greatest force for good in the world, the most noble and generous nation in human history. It’s time we all embrace that idea as our foundation moving forward. And, it’s time we tell the elites that we are fed up with their inability to understand that simple premise.
These words and the beliefs behind them ring as true today as they did four years ago. What they foreshadowed was the creeping socialism that has reached an apex under President Obama, who epitomizes the elites first discussed here. But within the sense of frustration of that first edition of The Forgotten Street was the underlying optimism about the inherent goodness of the American people and their ability to rise to meet the challenges that threaten our republic.
We see such a time right now. We pray tomorrow’s election results will hopefully turn America in a better direction to help restore our way of life on The Forgotten Street -- Main Street USA.
Thanks for reading! Always remember, it’s a great day to be an American! God bless my loyal readers both past and present. I cherish those who have shared this journey with me and I appreciate the interest of those in more than 30 countries around the globe.
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