Showing posts from July, 2021

The Biden - Harris Southern Border Plan

Harris: "We Can't Secure The Border Until Central America Is A Paradise." Credit: AFP/Getty Images [original published date: July 30, 2021] Yes! Make Central America a desirable place to live, raise a family, and overthrow the troubled countries' current leadership! Done deal. Simple. Why didn't anybody else think of that? WOW, what a breakthrough. Link to background story here [Harris's] approach requires the democratic transformation of Central America’s governments [decades to accomplish] in a region controlled by the illegal drug trade and vast political corruption. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of illegals pour into this country each month across the open southern border.  188,000 in June 2021 alone, and that's just the ones that turned themselves into the border authorities.  So let's just call it at least 200,000 persons and growing each month. The cost to administer the Biden-Harris border policy, feed, transport, and provide temporary hous

Flying the Flag? Expect mixed reactions.

Today, being the 4th of July - in a troubled nation, a nation divided by political rhetoric, a nation that needs a leader. The New York Times published a piece today  (link here)   that invoked a sadness and a sense of loss in me.  Here's a short quote:  " Today, flying the flag from the back of a pickup truck or over a lawn is increasingly seen as a clue, albeit an imperfect one, to a person’s political affiliation in a deeply divided nation."  As I was setting up my Flag display yesterday (two small flags attached to my lampost), a young couple passed by with their small child in tow without initial comment. They passed by again upon ending their walk, and the young women said to me; "you really want to put that up?"  I was taken back, and said, "What?" She just shook her head and walked away, but turned to say after a few steps, that she thought it was racist. I did not respond. I could not respond. What's the point? But I should have responded,