Make America Great Again

It’s actually pretty simple ‘Make America Great Again’ and with a candidate like Donald Trump, you actually believe it will happen.

I have long held Libertarian ideals, yet in my private life I am very conservative. As a teenager I liked a lot of what liberals had to say, but that was during the Bush Administration, and I never really cared that much for Bush, though I did like some of his speeches. You’d have to be heartless not to get behind him after 9/11, but aside from that, I didn’t care for his expansionist government policies and reckless spending. The handling of the Iraq war still haunts us today.

The only time I really liked Barack Obama was when I first heard about him in 2006. I liked some of his speeches, and he spoke like the constitutional professor that he was. After that I never much liked him as it slowly became evident that he was a big government activist and did not have much love for the United States. He has been a terrible president. His only real achievement is becoming the first black president. That is an inspiration for black people and minorities for generations to come. It’s a shame that it ends there.

During 2012 I backed then presidential candidate Ron Paul. I loved the way that he spoke, and I believed what he said to be true. He is a genuine guy and was a fantastic congressman. I did not vote for Mitt Romney because I found him to be disingenuous and did not believe anything that he said. After his tax remarks recently about Donald Trump, it proves what a loser he is. Where was that tenacity during the 2012 presidential debates? He was and is a true establishment guy, and not good for this country.

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Fast forward to 2016. Rand Paul is an excellent senator. I loved his 13 hour filibuster in 2013 and I love how passionate he is about protecting America and the constitution, but he is not as effectual as his Dad at conveying his message. Ted Cruz delivered his filibuster a few months later and I found it to be copied. In fact, much of what Ted Cruz says seems to be copied. It feels to me like he’s saying exactly everything you want to hear without the sense of being genuine about it. The fact that Glenn Beck is backing him also concerns me. For the longest time I loved Glenn, and I’ve gone back and forth on liking him for a long time. But he always ends up rooting for the establishment candidates. Just like he did the Bush’s, just like he did Romney. The fact that Ted’s wife works for Goldman Sachs is another red flag. Goldman Sachs was the biggest campaign contributor to both presidential candidates in 2012. They run the show.

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And now there’s Donald Trump. I didn’t know much about Trump until recently. I knew that he was friends with Robert Kiyosaki, and that sat well with me as Robert is a great guy and inspiration in the entrepreneurial world. Since Donald announced his plan to run for the White House, I began researching him, and as a gift for Christmas, my in-laws gave me a copy of his book ‘the art of the deal’. I read it a few days later before New Years, and quickly went out and bought his latest book ‘Crippled America’. I began to have more insight into the man, and then went and watched the first three seasons of ‘the apprentice’ with my wife. I was very impressed with the deals he has made over the years, and the way he runs his businesses. I started researching his politics, and saw that he has been registered as both a democrat and republican over the years. One thing that stood out to me is that over the last couple of decades he has always sided against the establishment. Something else that stood out to me is that he has indeed donated to both sides of the isle, but that it is mostly just to stand in good favor with candidates so he can keep business operations going.

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After watching the highlights of some of the debates, I find myself liking Donald more and more. I don’t believe he’ll part the seas, I don’t believe he’ll be a perfect president. He isn’t a true conservative, and he doesn’t hold all my values and beliefs. But what I do believe is that he’ll get the job done. He says he will strengthen border security and strengthen the military, he says he will bring jobs back to America. I believe that he will do this. The reason being that he is the only candidate talking about Mexico and China being a threat to our economy. He is the only one talking about tariffs, taxes and trade. All of the remaining candidates are bought and paid for in one way or another, but not Trump. He’s in this for himself. He’s in this for his businesses, and he’s in this for his kids. This is his finale to a very colorful and successful life. He is the only proven and successful businessman on stage, and he is the only one who has proven he can work with both sides of the isle to get things done and get things moving. With nearly 20 Trillion Dollars of debt, this country cannot afford to get tangled up right now. The constitution is vital to this country and I do not believe Donald will shred it. The government is too big, and it does have too much power over us, but anarchy will not help us, and if the economy is not righted very soon, the country will dissolve into that. At that point it would not matter who was president. For that reason alone I believe Trump is the only solution for the presidency right now. He is not perfect, he is not a true conservative, he will not right every wrong in our country, but he will break loose the economy, and the strength that gives us will aid us in repairing the country in years to come. Trump is the short term solution to our biggest problem, and in becoming president he will aid us in fixing our long term problems.

I am officially endorsing Donald Trump for the presidency. Good luck, and God speed.

Winteregg is winning

On Saturday I wrote an article about JD Winteregg and Eric Gurr. Having attended the straw poll in Eaton, and having heard these two men debate three times now, I can safely say that JD is the right guy for the job as Congressman of the eighth district of Ohio.

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I received some negative feedback from a couple of Gurr’s supporters on twitter when I said that Mr Gurr suggested deporting both legal and illegal immigrants. Though he may not have said this directly, the way he directed the conversation certainly made it sound like it. His reference to operation Wetback made him sound racist. Mr Gurr said he would round up all the illegal immigrants and significantly reduce legal immigration. He said he wanted to send them all back home. Now if a Libertarian Conservative like myself took that as meaning legals and illegals, I can only imagine how much fun John Boehner’s team would have with it, not to mention the progressive mainstream media. They’ll tear him apart and call him a racist. They’ll show him as being out of touch. At the end of the day Eric Gurr would be a PR nightmare and would likely ruin our chances of replacing John Boehner. Now I’m sure Mr Gurr is a nice enough guy, and he does seem to genuinely want to do good, but you have to be able to play the game, and Eric Gurr is simply not articulate enough.

JD Winteregg on the other hand understands the progressive game. He knows how to play it and to hand it back to them. He has the strategy to throw it back in their faces.

Now I’m not the only one who feels JD is the better candidate. Daily blogger Rich Hoffman had this to say about JD: “J.D. has a new penny feel about him, and after hearing him speak, I believe he is incorruptible.”

We need someone fresh, principled and incorruptible. Just like senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, JD brings fresh ideas and optimism when he speaks. JD understands the progressives game and how to play it against them. We need JD to beat Boehner and win OH8.

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Lessons from 2013

2013 saw an array of assaults from the communist left; from gun control to Obamacare. But the right is fighting back. 2013 witnessed the rise of the Libertarians. It saw filibusters from Rand Paul and Ted Cruz. It saw the continuation of the Tea Party movement, when many said it was over. The Tea Party facebook page is now over 2 million strong. That’s two million people just like you and me, who aren’t afraid of what their aunties and uncles, nephews, sisters, brothers, parents, friends and co-workers think of them. That’s two million people who know what is right, who know what is wrong, and know that something must be done about it; no matter what others may think of them.

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The left has so poisoned the media and the general culture, which starts at the poisoned education centers, that people are now concerned only with feelings, instead of what is right and wrong. We’ve got nanny states, who pamper our kids, and who exclude individuals who step out of line.

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2013 saw the farce that is government, spend more money shutting down monuments and parks than it would have taken to keep them open, in order to make people feel bad. It then saw veterans from around the nation throw these barricades onto the White House lawn. It saw the media ignore this, all the while the independent alternative media went crazy, and images were bounced all over the internet for the entire world to see.

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After the cowardly and stupid push for gun control in Colorado, 2013 saw this states citizens create a petition, and recall its out of touch senators.

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2013 proved that no matter how strong the few in power are, no matter how many useful idiots they have at their feet, they are fundamentally weak because they do not stand on principles. They have no honor and integrity, and in this new information age, the world is beginning to see right through them. So do not let your hearts be troubled by the avalanche of stupidity that is swelling at our feet from their crookedness. Stand up and be strong. Find your principles, stand on them. Be a light in the dark, be a person of honor and integrity. Speak up, and remember that “Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.” – Napoleon

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Continue to read about the founding fathers, about Ayn Rand, continue to fill your head with truths. Be the person who can call out a lie, and dismiss it quickly and finally with the truth.

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2013 has taught me that anything is possible. That no matter how dark things may seem, there is always light at the end of the tunnel. Keep your feet planted firmly on the ground, and stand out for all the world to see. We survived 2013, let us continue the fight back into 2014!

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A necessary loss

November 2012 provided us with a necessary loss. While the re-election of Barack Obama will deal us a near fatal blow over the coming years, it also saved us from the wolf in sheep’s clothing dressed in Mitt Romney. The pro tax, pro gun legislation candidate was not all that much better than Obama to begin with, and since his defeat, many RINO’s have been spotted and shown their true colors. The likes of John McCain (another candidate against Obama mind you) and other senators such as Lindsey Graham have shown the nation that they are progressives, and have no interest in your liberties.

While the re-election of Barack Obama is a smack in the face for our country, it does not come without a silver lining.

The rise of the libertarian revolution is well under way. The RINO’s of the Republican Party have been targeted, and the Libertarian conservatives are well on the rise.

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Alternative news networks are being established, and are beginning to take the fight to the complicit mainstream media.

It’s frightening to think that when Glenn Beck wrote ‘The Overton Window’ only a few years ago it sounded like pure fiction, and now it has for the most part become pure fact. There are forces that are trying to take down this nation, and there are people actively plotting to end freedom and create a new world order.

This past weekend I spent a few hours reading his latest fiction book ‘The Eye of Moloch’ and was stunned at how accurately he portrays the not to distant future in America. I’m concerned because his last book came into fruition shortly after it was released.

While I usually take Glenn Beck with a grain of salt (his bashing of Ron Paul; a noted libertarian during the 2008 and 2012 republican campaigns have myself and other libertarians very suspicious about his ulterior motives) I do enjoy his fiction work, because his writing style is bite sized and full of vocabulary. Both ‘The Overton Window’ and ‘The Eye of Moloch’ are very informative about what is really going on out there, while giving an adventurous back drop.

While there may be IRS agents currently training in Atlanta on how to implement Obamacare, it is only a matter of time before the 2014 elections come up, and many progressives will be replaced by libertarian leaning senators. It is the job of all the Tea Parties and Libertarian organizations to take this fight for all that it is worth and ensure that new senators and representatives are not only thrown into the ring, but win during this crucial time in our nation’s (and the world’s) history.

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If we can win this next round of elections, we can push forward with impeachment proceedings against our self imposed king, and rid the country of the cancerous ‘Obamacare’ which is stifling innovation in the work place.

And as for the next election; Rand Paul has already set the stage. He knew that without his father as the GOP nominee, they would fail in November last year. It cost him nothing, except a little scorn from Libertarians including myself to get behind Mitt Romney during his run. He knew that the flip flop would fail, and that it would set him up for November 2016. He and his father have been sowing the seeds of an intellectual revolution in the minds of Libertarians and Tea Party people alike over the last five years, and their constitutional minded tactics are beginning to pay off.

While the impending doom of collectivism is now close on our heels, the shining beacon of liberty is within reach. Is today really so much different than what the patriots of the revolution faced all those years ago? I think not.

Liberty is within reach because an idea cannot be defeated by any army or any government. Keep your head up, keep your wits about you; this fight is only just getting started.

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Keep working on it

It would be an understatement to say that I’ve been busy lately. Between working full time, buying a house, and having family members stay with us, I’ve been up to my eyeballs in documents and errands during all my usual down time. I’ve not really had any time to write a blog in at least a month.

I have however been paying attention to national politics though, and I must say I am extremely glad to see how conservatives are starting to stand with Rand. As many of you know, I am a big Ron Paul supporter, and to see his son deliver similar messages in a more palpable manner, is a great step toward restoring the constitution and the backbone of this country.

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People are becoming bolder, I see people openly and proudly claiming themselves to be gun owners, capitalists, and supporters of the constitution, no matter what the federal government decrees. It is truly inspiring to see this in the aftermath of the general election, where it looked like all was lost. I knew at the time that if we all just dug in, that things would get better, no matter how hard the winds of socialism blew against us. Within weeks the president and his cronies overreached with gun control legislation, and the free people of this nation very loudly and very clearly told him to go screw himself, and that the government could only take our guns when they pry them from our cold dead hands. For a week or two I seriously thought we might end up in a civil war.

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Luckily for us, we do now have at least one senator who will stand for freedom, who will stand up against the establishment, and the march toward totalitarianism. A man who will stand for hours at a time if necessary to make the voices of the republic heard. The Tea Party is coming back with a vengeance and 2014 is truly RINO hunting season. Its time to dust off the party of Reagan, clear out the Bushes, the McCain’s and the Grahams, and truly become the party of limited government and the constitution again.

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Everything starts at the local level, get involved with your local Tea Party, and throw out the collectivists. Be proud to be a capitalist and a supporter of the Constitution.

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As for me, I’m working hard right now, and I’m cooking up something really special. So stay tuned, and may the constitution be with you!

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Shaking up the establishment

As our King is about to be re-crowned and we must look at the failings within our own party to realize why he manged to get put on the throne to begin with.

Please watch this documentary and take in the essence of what it means to campaign for liberty in the face of tyrannical opposition:

Ron Paul campaigned in both 2008 and 2012, both times he was ignored by the establishment and the media. Both times he could have beaten Obama in a toe to toe election. Our party has strayed away from us, as the democratic party strayed away from liberals many decades ago. It’s time to reclaim the party, elect tea party and libertarian candidates, and take back the country!

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Revolutions are long term projects and our revolution is just now beginning to ripen. Ron Paul’s son is now standing up for our constitutional rights in the senate, and he is being backed by millions of people all over the country. We are paving the way not for another RINO or a socialist democrat, but for a constitutional libertarian minded conservative to become president in 2016. We are entering perhaps our darkest hour in the liberty movement, but our light shines on, and our movement is growing. We will take this country back, and we’ll do it by shaking up the establishment, and putting real leaders in charge.

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Our current tasks seem impossible, but we are well on the way to restoring liberty in this country.

“The American revolutionaries did the impossible. So can we.” – Ron Paul, The Revolution; A Manifesto

The 2012 election fallout

It’s even better than I predicted. I already knew that Romney would fail. After all, who really wanted to vote for the progressive liberal anyway? He was only marginally better than Obama when it came to economics, and that was only because of the looting he did as a vulture capitalist, which was hardly a role model for the country. On every other issue Romney and Obama were essentially the same. Many core republicans voted for him anyway, and are now reeling from the news of finding out that Obama has clinched a second term in office. But the good news is that while everyone’s hair is now standing up on end, their skin has thickened also. Already the Tea Party has called out Speaker of the House John Boehner for his remarks about the Tea Party being ineffective and inconsequential, and his progressive side has shone through on accepting Obama-care as ‘law of the land’. Many conservatives have just had a stinging slap in the face, and are looking very clearly at the corruption in their own party. This corruption is what I have been trying to tell everyone for months. Thank God people are now starting to see it.

I wrote earlier in the week that every cloud has a silver lining, and indeed it does. All the progressives are currently singing and dancing, and already planning to tax us more than ever and load us up with even more stupid government programs. But little do they know that we in the liberty movement have only just started to take a hold of the rug that will be pulled out from under them. The economy will crash before wealthy producers pay another nickle for their stupid social programs. Many people will simply ‘go galt’ before they are driven into wage slavery to support the ‘needy’. The fact that we now have our very way of life at stake means that all the liberty groups will band together to preserve that, and will do all that they can do push our liberty agendas forward.

“This is not the end, this is not even the beginning of the end, but this is perhaps the end of the beginning” – Winston Churchill

Did you really think everything was going to be solved last Tuesday? Did you really expect everything to be put right with another wolf in sheep’s clothing sitting behind the desk in the Oval office? At least with Obama there is a clear and present threat that the majority of us can see. Do you really think that the Army or the local county sheriffs will comply if Obama declares martial law? If it had been Romney, they may have complied, and we would slowly and quietly sink into the abyss. But since it’s Obama, no one will comply. Except maybe the big cities; but they are mostly full of moochers anyway, and their fate will be one of their own creation. As for the true liberty movement, and the core conservatives, we will prevail.

Let the silly progressives have their fun, it will be short lived. The campaign to regain the senate in 2014 has already begun, and the Tea Party has only just began to call out the progressives from within our own party. A revolution is at hand, a revolution of the mind, and all the progressives will fall in our wake.

And as for the next president, let’s choose one who can combine all our movements together, who understands true liberty, who will set this country straight again. I am officially endorsing Rand Paul for president in 2016!