Trump hysteria is sweeping the country. Trump is going to make America great again. In a recent Youtube video, Trump actually accused Obama and Clinton of giving birth to ISIS. That, alone is reason to vote for Trump….
I am sorry, but I have to step off of the Fool’s Gold Express. Trump cannot save this country, only God can. But please tell me, what has America done to deserve redemption in the eyes of God?
Assuming we have an election in November, I am checking the box next to Trumps name. However, I hold no illusion that my vote and our collective vote is going to change a thing. I am merely casting a symbolic vote.
The Trump Platform
There is no question that Donald Trump is saying some of the magic words that have been missing from the American lexicon for quite some time, like, “Let’s Make America Great Again”. In reality, if you think any candidate is going to accomplish this magic feat, you may as well save your campaign contributions and vote for Santa Claus.
Here is a look at Trump’s key issues.
The Second Amendment
“The Second Amendment to our Constitution is clear. The right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed upon. Period.
The Second Amendment guarantees a fundamental right that belongs to all law-abiding Americans. The Constitution doesn’t create that right – it ensures that the government can’t take it away. Our Founding Fathers knew, and our Supreme Court has upheld, that the Second Amendment’s purpose is to guarantee our right to defend ourselves and our families. This is about self-defense, plain and simple. ” Very impressive and true. Trump’s message is anti-genocidal.
Meaningful Tax Reform
“The Trump tax cuts are fully paid for by:
- Reducing or eliminating most deductions and loopholes available to the very rich.
- A one-time deemed repatriation of corporate cash held overseas at a significantly discounted 10% tax rate, followed by an end to the deferral of taxes on corporate income earned abroad.
- Reducing or eliminating corporate loopholes that cater to special interests, as well as deductions made unnecessary or redundant by the new lower tax rate on corporations and business income. We will also phase in a reasonable cap on the deductibility of business interest expenses.”
|Income Tax Rate||Long Term Cap Gains/ Dividends Rate||Single Filers||Married Filers||Heads of Household|
|0%||0%||$0 to $25,000||$0 to $50,000||$0 to $37,500|
|10%||0%||$25,001 to $50,000||$50,001 to $100,000||$37,501 to $75,000|
|20%||15%||$50,001 to $150,000||$100,001 to $300,000||$75,001 to $225,000|
|25%||20%||$150,001 and up||$300,001 and up||$225,001 and up|
“Simplifying the tax code and cutting every American’s taxes will boost consumer spending, encourage savings and investment, and maximize economic growth.” In my opinion, this is Trump’s most realistic and noteworthy reform.
“When politicians talk about “immigration reform” they mean: amnesty, cheap labor and open borders. The Schumer-Rubio immigration bill was nothing more than a giveaway to the corporate patrons who run both parties.
Real immigration reform puts the needs of working people first – not wealthy globetrotting donors. We are the only country in the world whose immigration system puts the needs of other nations ahead of our own. That must change. Here are the three core principles of real immigration reform:
1. A nation without borders is not a nation. There must be a wall across the southern border.
2. A nation without laws is not a nation. Laws passed in accordance with our Constitutional system of government must be enforced.
3. A nation that does not serve its own citizens is not a nation. Any immigration plan must improve jobs, wages and security for all Americans.
Make Mexico Pay For The Wall
Mandatory return of all criminal aliens
Defund sanctuary cities.
Enhanced penalties for overstaying a visa.
Cooperate with local gang task forces. ICE officers should accompany local police departments conducting raids of violent street gangs like MS-13 and the 18th street gang, which have terrorized the country. All illegal aliens in gangs should be apprehended and deported.
End birthright citizenship
Put American Workers First”
There are all interesting ideas, but they came along 20 years past due. America has been deculturalized.
Before I go on to the next point, let’s take a few moments out for a Trump pep rally.
Trump also has impressive positions on veterans affairs and the VA. Yet, other than simple generalities, Trump has nothing on foreign policy. However, one could successfully argue that a trained circus monkey could do better that Obama, in which he is clear intent, is to destroy this country.
The best reason to vote for Trump is because he is not this person:
And he is not this person:
White Horse or Trojan Horse?
My hesitation in trusting Donald Trump the man, comes from the the fact that I fear is the next Ross Perot, who only ran in 1992 to upset the balance of power. That same potential exists in 2016.
There is only one thing worse than the Obama Presidency and that would be for it to be followed with a Hillary Clinton Presidency. Corruption, scandal and untimely deaths follow her wherever she goes.
Trump has a long association with the Clinton family that extends beyond the professional to even the personal.
Hillary Clinton attended Donald Trump’s 2005 wedding to current wife in Florida. Hillary Clinton had front-pew seating at the event. Even Bill Clinton, not a person known for respecting the sanctity of marriage, showed up for the reception.
Trump has been generous in towards the Clinton’s in the past as he has donated over $100,000 to the Clinton’s foundation. And as a former Senator from New York, Hillary Clinton has responded in kind as she left many of the Trump real estate deals alone when she could have a negative impact.
And even if Trump has had an epiphany and truly does care about America and has forsaken his past associations with Clinton, he will not be allowed to win. He will suffer the fate of all reformers. If you don’t think this is true, then ask yourself a question. If the elite will kill these two men, then why wouldn’t they kill Donald Trump?
I have no illusions, the Republic is dead. The American empire is quickly going the way of Great Britain, Greece and Rome, only our shelf life was considerably less. Our country was born out of revolution and it will be put to death in revolution in which all resistance will squashed like a bug on a windshield.
At the end of the day, I am not voting for Donald Trump. I am symbolically voting for an ideal. Even if Trump ends up like Ross Perot and the American people have been duped, I have still symbolically voted for the same ideals. And if Donald Trump is assassinated, I have still voted for the same ideals. Make no mistake about it, my vote and your vote, in November, does not matter. We are simply making a statement. Our fate, both individually and collectively as Americans has been decided because we have fallen out of favor with God. We should have thought about this before we gave the government permission to murder 60 million babies. We are clearly under His judgment. And let me clear on this point, Donald Trump, nor any other candidate is capable of leading a revival, big enough, to change the spiritual outcome for America. We have only one thing left to fight for, namely, spiritual redemption.
There is only one vote that matters and it is the vote you can cast for Jesus.