I believe what I say and believe I am right. Thus, the title of my column, Undeniably Right. Take it as you will, that I'm a conservative or I have a huge ego and believe I am always correct. Sometimes those things overlap, sometimes not.
New Mexico’s incoming governor is anti-gun. She has said it multiple times even as she has denied that multiple times. Our newest Congressional Representative had a really nice commercial showing her hunting, but she also has advocated for gun control measures. The left wing wants to control your use of and access to guns of all types, no matter what they say when you are listening, their actions prove otherwise. The goal is to make us safer; to prevent mass shootings; to prevent crime; you know all of the 'justifications.'
Most of you also probably know that those cities with the strictest gun control laws, Chicago or Washington DC or also the cities with the most violent crime have the most murders and violent attacks using guns. Houston and Chicago are cities of comparable size but the violent crime rate in Houston is only about a third of that in Chicago. We often hear also that the United States leads the world in mass shootings or gun crimes but if you take out Chicago, Washington DC and Los Angeles we drop to something like 35th.
On the radio show, I often talk about the state of the education system in the United States. Our children, just in the course of my life time, have dropped from being the most well educated , including math and science, to some of the most ignorant in the world.
Over that time we have seen a change in the way our children are taught, everything from Common Core to a focus on self esteem and now outright indoctrination in many schools.
Now you have to understand I do not lump all schools into this description and certainly not all teachers but the problem is prevalent enough that is changing our society. Our children are lacking basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills that would allow them to function in society or further their education so that they may advance into careers that require specialized education.
Certainly you've seen all of the recounts being done in various states across the nation. It just amazes me how it is usually, like 99.9% of the time, usually, when the Democrat party candidate has lost the race. You'd probably be shocked to know that I have several observations about the entire situation.
Primarily in Florida, but it has happened right here in NM as well, ballots are being found in the strangest of places. In the trunk of a car parked at the airport. In a warehouse. In a closet at the county clerk's office. In thin air. And it's happening in the same places that it's happened before, e.g. Broward County. Wouldn't you think that after it happened once, steps would be taken to ensure that it did not happen again? If you think that, you're not a proper liberal elite politician.
Yes, the election results revealed the ignorance of the general public, at least those that voted to have their taxes increased and other freedoms restricted by electing Democrat Socialists. It also revealed what many on the left side of the aisle are thinking as well.
Joy Behar of The View said the reason Democrats did not gain control of the Senate is because of the gerrymandering that Republicans did in the various states to ensure a victory. That brought a resounding cheer from her audience and her fellow ignoramuses. Sorry Ms. Behar, senators are elected in a statewide vote while representatives are subject to defined districts. As far as I know, state boundaries have not changed recently.
There have been so many 'major' stories in the news the past couple of weeks that it's hard to decide which ones to cover in depth, since that would leave little time to discuss some of the other stories. That's why there is the 'quick hits' columns. So let's get to it.
Paul Ryan proved once again that he's part of the swamp when he said that birthright citizenship is protected by the Constitution. It is not and that has been made abundantly clear by the authors of the 14th Amendment. Birthright citizenship as it is now practiced did not start until the 1960s when policy decisions were made by bureaucrats to interpret not only the Constitution but immigration laws incorrectly. Our country was coming off of a period of almost no immigration beginning shortly after WWI and ending in the 1950s. The authors of the 14th Amendment said specifically that those who were subject to the jurisdiction of another country, and not solely to the jurisdiction of the U.S., were not to be granted automatic citizenship simply because they were born on U.S. soil. President Trump has the ability to reverse that policy decision with an executive order.
Liberals love telling us how compassionate they are, especially while telling conservatives that we are cold hearted, uncaring, and want to see people die. Yet they are the ones most often calling for someone's death, harassing them in public, engaging in violent protests, and so on. You liberals think I'm wrong? Prove it.
With the mob marching through Mexico towards the U.S., supposedly seeking asylum and a better life, show us how deeply your compassion runs. We will go ahead and agree to let them into the U.S. with no vetting, no background checks. The only thing you have to agree to is to house them. We will bus them to communities where anyone with a 'standing on the side of love' or a Xochitl Torres-Small sign gets to invite them into their home. You can provide for their every need; food, clothing, healthcare, education. Let's see how many of you put your money where your 'principles' are.
Of course we must talk about Elizabeth Warren and her recent DNA test. She is bitterly clinging to the idea that she is of Native American heritage, specifically Cherokee. I found it interesting that she decided not to use one of the more popular DNA testing businesses like Ancestry.com or 23 & Me.
Instead she found a professor from some California college who has tenuous ties to DNA testing and analysis of heritage. He gave a very wide range of the possibility that she had Native American ancestors in her lineage, that can be interpreted to be anywhere from 1/64th to 1/1024th of her DNA. In reviewing some of the analysis from both sides of the aisle it looks like the majority of actual genetic scientists would lean towards the upper end of that scale meaning that Warren has less Native American heritage than the average European American.
I've decided that this week's column won't be mono-topical, but let's do some quick observations, that will be expanded upon during tomorrow's radio show (92.9 FM at 9:00 a.m.). And with the ability to add sarcasm to the vocal inflection, it might be a bit more entertaining than what we can do with the written word.
Thank you, Hillary. You have proven my point, even if the mainstream media won't report accurately about your comments. It is all about power with the liberal elite. You don't want your followers to be civil until you are back in power. Get in our faces, call us names, threaten our children. Isn't your 'threat' comparable to pointing a gun at our heads and saying, "vote for us or else"?
Mary Alice is back, but on slow-mo, trying to catch up with all that didn't get done before she had to leave.
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