I’m going to give you my disclaimer first, I have never been a very well educated person when it comes to politics or government. As an adult, I know what I need to get buy, like filing taxes and not disobeying stop signs. Eight years ago I voted for President Obama because I liked his logo and thought he could deliver. Who knows maybe I was just tired of all the white guys. Yes, I’m white. Does that make me racist? Probably, I think anymore we all are. Welcome to America!
Very early in the primary my husband devoted his alliance to Donald Trump. Trump immediately showed support for coal miners and guess what my husband is. Hilary Clinton went so far as to threaten or promise, however you see it, to shut down all coal production in the beginning of her presidency. Smooth move there Chica! Currently coal supports 174,000 American families, that’s a lot to cut off so early on.
So, job security is the main reason my husband is voting Trump, but it’s not just that.
It’s ironically funny to me because, back when Celebrity Apprentice was airing on NBC in 2009, I said then, Donald Trump should run for President. My rationale was we needed a businessman in the white house not a politician. We needed someone who could fix our national debt and bring American jobs back. Here is an obviously intelligent man. You don’t get to a position in life like his without more than an average intelligence. My husband’s other reason for liking Trump is he’s straightforward. He has no filter. My fear is having a President with no filter could get us in hot water when we need a diplomatic kid glove dealing with other nations.
- Pro Gun
- Pro Life
- Can handle his Benjamins
- Supports new Mommas
- Likes Pretty Women
- Pro Coal
I’m not sure if this is a logical argument but I haven’t liked her since she kept Bill. In 1995 Bill Clinton was found to have had an affair, and was subsequently impeached from his presidency, with Monica Who-cares-now. I understand every marriage is its own beast and the damage done when one cheats. However, even back then I felt her only reason to stay with him was political. Every decision she has made has not been a family or country focused one, it has been a greed for power, and political one.
One problem she has created for herself by being in the political forefront for so many years is everything she has said is most likely recorded somewhere, somehow, unless of course it was via email. The media loves showing us video of her not so many years ago showing her disapproval of gay marriage yet now she’s whistling the wedding march and saying how she has always supported the LGBT community.
She is Pro Choice and has been quoted as saying an unborn child has no constitutional rights. Here is my weigh on that: to be a natural born American citizen you have to be born on American soil, even if it is an embassy in another country. Therefore, her statement is true. Until the child is born, on American soil, it isn’t an American citizen to have rights. Until this election it had never occurred to me that children had rights. Now, to show just how Old School my parenting is. In my house, my rules are law. They come before local, state, or federal governments. I am the Dictator in the Parker Nation. As a person who works in the Public-school system I can tell you way too many parents forget this but that is another article.
- Caught in numerous lies
- Pro Choice
- Claiming to make college free but not raise taxes
- Supports Planned Parenthood
- Doesn’t support Coal
What about this Johnson guy?
The only third party candidate on all ballots in all 50 states is Gary Johnson. To be honest if I could find a direct stand from him on coal he would have my vote locked in. He may be on the fringe of being a hippy with his liberal ideas about less government, but compared to Clinton and Trump who want to regulate everything under the sun, I’ll take it! I’ve watched several interviews thanks to YouTube and I like how he doesn’t sidestep the questions. In an interview on Bill Maher, about energy, he even admitted it was going over his head! Bless his heart! Not sure he was in the States during the last 8 years since he thought coal was at an all-time low due to the free market and not Obama and the EPA. Oh, sweetie, well the good news is as President you can have committees do your thinking for you.
- As Governor of New Mexico, he not only balanced the budget but had money in the till.
- On immigration, who better to understand than a guy who lived right there at the border.
- Not the brightest crayon, but likes all colors and differences.
- Pro Choice
- Legalize Marijuana (this right here explains everything about Gary
8th Grade Government Class
Now then let’s take a quick trip back to our 8th grade Government class. We live in a country which is governed by a democracy. Our government has three branches: the Executive (President), Legislative (Congress, writes laws), and Judicial (upholds the laws). When we vote we are not voting for a dictator, we are voting for someone who when presented with ideas from the Senate will sign on the dotted line, therefore making it a law, or veto. What makes this election so important is there are Supreme Court Justice seatings that the next President will need to fill.
” Because federal judges and Supreme Court justices serve for life, a president’s nomination decisions are in many ways his or her most important legacy. Many of these appointments will serve long after a president’s term of office ends. Whether or not the results are a “combination of Justinian, Jesus Christ, and John Marshall,” these choices can have an impact on generations to come.” US History.org
This means we want to vote for someone we can trust to fill those seats! So do we vote for a Liar, a Pothead, or a Loose Cannon? The Donald? Madame Secretary? Or that Other guy? Continue Reading