America At The Crossroads

Thursday, October 29, 2020

I get it, Trump is kind of rude, rough and makes some people uncomfortable.  He is a businessman, successful by anyone’s standards. He is not a politician, not nice, never will be. 

Read the title - Commander in Chief.  Where is the terrorism, less each year since he we elected?  He’s bringing troops out of the Middle East not into it.  Maybe it’s because terrorists fear him, sounds good to me. I know the nations respect him and trust him because, as chief diplomat, he has three treaties to make the Mideast safer.  He did not get three Nobel Peace nominations by putting his head in the sand.

Chief of State, he did what the last five Presidents promised and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and placed our embassy there. 

As Chief Executive he is trying to “drain the swamp”. Washington looks more like Rome each day, More statues and government building with more on the way.  The only depression proof town in America.  Little accomplished, just a money pit absorbing and stealing more each year.  It’s no wonder the “deep state” resists Trump.  I would love someone to tell me why Biden's home for 47 years needs to take more of our money.

Chief Executive, I like his appointments to the Supreme Court. One replacing an arch conservative was unfairly maligned by people who disappeared as quickly as fog on a hot summer's day once he was confirmed. No one had anything bad to say about one, and finally he appoints a lady, possibility the smartest of the nine, her professors saying she was the best student they ever had!  Finally, this mother of seven children did not graduate from Yale or Harvard. Trump kept Guantanamo Bay open, as of June 2020 Biden said if elected, he would “shut it down” bringing its terrorists to a jail near you.

The virus came from Wuhan where the only laboratory in China capable of containing a pathogen of this nature resides.  Several generals run it.  One was in charge of the bacterial warfare division of China.  Trump tried to stop this virus from coming to America in January with a restrictive travel ban from China.  China objected and the next day Biden said Trump was “xenophobic”.  In all fairness to Joe, he said he did not know about the “travel ban” the day before.  Joe hiding in the basement, cozying up to China and shutting small business will not defeat the virus.  A healthy nation, vitamin D, C, and zinc help, a vaccine is critical.  

Joe also said he did not know about his son Hunter getting millions of dollars from the Chinese.  He said he was unaware of the deals with Russia and the Ukraine which Hunter did.  I wonder if he was aware of Hunter on his plane when he flew to China, or was aware of Hunter when he introduced him to the Chinese Communist leaders he later did business with.  I don’t think he was aware Hunter, the son he stood with at the Democratic Convention, was going to lose the laptop with all the incriminating evidence showing Hunter was in a deal with Joe selling out America to the Chinese communists. 

In all fairness to Joe he believes the Chinese Communist government is our friend and harmless and not anyone we would consider a threat. He has said it hundreds of times over the years.  Even Bernie Sanders told Biden China had cost America millions of jobs.  Trump and Bernie both know we must decouple from China.  When you are making millions of dollars from Americas enemies it does color your perception.  For you and I it would be jail, many have served time for less.  For the “big guy” “the chairman” it’s just business.  How long do you think we will last with sleepy Joe dealing with Putin, Xi Jinping and Jong-un?

Jim Folkner 



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