|Photo Courtesy of the Daily Mail|
With apologies to President Reagan and the title of this post, I steal his quote and make it... Our own. Yes, we own it now. Right here in the good old U S of A. Thanks 46!
The photo above is the 'wall' being constructed prior to President Biden's inauguration. Not illustrated in the photo above is the razor wire which was added following the completion of 'the Biden wall'. It was to remain in place for a month following the inauguration, but unless my calendar is running a bit fast, shouldn't this 'Border Wall' be removed by now?
And what about the thousands of National Guard troops brought in to patrol the property, they were supposed to be removed in March, but now I hear that they'll be lucky of they get to go home for Thanksgiving? Of course, they'll have to shelter in place for 14 days, so while Turkey may be off the menu when they come out of lockdown within their own homes, they'll have plenty of time to browse Amazon online to get some really awesome kids who haven't seen them for the better part of 2021!
If I am understanding events correctly, BLM RIOTS (Portland, NYC, Kenosha, Seattle and a few hundred more zip codes) at 220 locations across America in 2020 were o-k-a-y, but dare step foot into a facility which houses our beloved politicians - this is verboten.
You vill be punished!!! 💀💀💀
The implication is that lawmakers / politicians / the 'Feds' are cool with a private citizen's business, home and / or neighborhood being destroyed but if you put your feet up on Nancy Pelosi's desk - Katy bar the door! Big brother is checking your Visa billing to see if you were anywhere NEAR the capitol building and they will track you down like a dog (hey, it turns out that dogs can be 'legally shot', see important PETA update later in this post.)
Here's one of my most favorite images from last year - courtesy of BLM, CNN and the city of Kenosha, Wisconsin...
They did not even get a whiff the irony when appearing on TV last year.
|Image courtesy of CNN - because they factually report 'stuff' - 24x7x365!|
I wish I didn't have to offer the following disclaimer in 2021, but in an effort to deter the some of the more obvious hate mail I'll get for this post, here goes...
"I, INSERT NAME HERE, do NOT approve of police shooting of un-armed Native Americans, Blacks, Latinos, Italians, Greeks, Lithuanians, Irish, Russians, Iranians, Immigrants, space / time travelers from this, or any other world, or any of the previously categorized individual's personal pets (especially dogs)."
Did you know that during a police pursuit, if an officer enters your private property (i.e.: your fenced-in yard or home) they can shoot your pet if they feel that it is a threat to their safety? Where's PETA when you actually need them?
And now back to the original post, already in progress...
I am NOT condoning what happened on January 6th, I wasn't there, it wasn't my fault, and the folks who destroyed public property and threatened the safety of our political elite are, & were, in my opinion, pretty much idiots.
However, when Political 'folks' (nicest word I can use here) feel personally uncomfortable, they wall themselves up, call up the National Guard and keep these volunteer soldiers away from their families for unspecified amounts of time?
I guess walls are okay if they protect YOU personally, but protecting our Nation and citizens against others who enter our country without documentation / following the process millions of others followed (legally) is ridiculous? I assume the next logical step is tear down any newly-constructed border walls, and make sure the National Guard is NOT anywhere that would deter anyone from visiting for any reason? Well, logically from the purely political perspective, at least.
Building walls is un-American (I have been assured of this by the ruling party in Washington) so I know it is (unless it protects 'them')! And un-American behavior is BAD - unless of course, it is 'pro-World government' in which case the needs of the many (the world) outweigh the needs of the few (the USA). And yes, Start Trek II "The Wrath of Khan" was on last night, and I caught the last 20 minutes of it - so, I had to go there.
Perhaps an excellent idea (feel free to give me credit for this one) is to MOVE our Nation's Capitol and both houses of Congress along the US / Mexico Border? I'm pretty sure walls will be built, the Guard will be deployed, but for the love of God, let's not shoot any unarmed dogs / coyotes (four-legged, at least) trying to enter the country illegally. Shoot, it may even bolster the Texas electrical grid and keep Texans from dying of cold, thirst, and, perhaps, even of shame.
In the meanwhile, America, the Capitol Building, businesses and society in general remains pretty much locked-down with most folks too nervous to speak in-person with their neighbors. I can't fly to Japan to visit my Navy son and be there for the birth of my second grandchild, but hey, you guys and gals from Latin American, no problem-o!
Ya'll can come on it. We'll leave the lights on for you...
Just leave your dogs at home. As we can legally shoot them.
I hope PETA is reading this, I really do... But maybe they are too busy wearing salads, or lying dead in the street. I wish I were making this up. But I can't.
Seems like all the assorted, loose nuts have rolled to the left and are pulling our country with them. When things get weird, the 'Weird' turn 'pro'.
Welcome to the big Game.