Where do I stand on the issues?
I think I will be readily labeled Conservative in my political stance – I believe in the sanctity of life from conception onward, I am immediately suspicious of any type of gun legislation, I believe in thorough and pervasive law enforcement and the strong protection of our borders, I believe in keeping our nation’s best interests foremost in our international policy decisions, etc.
I can speak rallying points for conservative values just like many others, but finally I think those rallying points are not effectively holding the line against a takeover of our Republic from sinister forces. Fact is, the Legislative Branch has become a shrinking part of national policy while the Executive and Judicial (in other words ‘government’) have expanded. Haven’t you noticed that while government gets big and bigger, our states (We the People) have become small and smaller in terms of making our own decisions?
Here’s how I see it: The battle being fought is that of Globalism vs. Nationalism. Conservatives are feeling hedged in and threatened because they are seeing globalist/Marxist forces calling the order of the day. They see what it’s costing our national identity (and pocketbook!). States are also feeling the same way. That’s why we feel defiled when the government shoves a $1,400 pacifier in our mouths to suppress our objections to lock-downs and mask mandates.
Here’s how I will vote: I will vote AGAINST any proposal that smacks of globalism -- I will vote FOR any proposal that strengthens our states while augmenting our national unity. I don’t know how I’m going to do it, but I’m going to read bills all the way through, and if they are too long to read before a deadline, I’m going to demand that they be shortened so that my colleagues and I are able to read them. I will resist the ‘tyranny of the urgent’ wherever it is evidenced, I will refuse to ‘just go along’ with the so-called greater good when it is balanced against the inherent virtues of faith, family, and freedom that are ideal to the American character. As with our forefathers, the choices we make in the days ahead will determine how we will have lived for Destiny.