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Without Trump We Are Done ^ | October 23, 2016 | Bryan Crabtree

Posted on 10/23/2016 7:06:16 AM PDT by Kaslin

We live in a country rapidly losing its sovereignty and its soul. Porous borders, freedom-killing regulations and more fierce foreign competition threaten our prosperity, security and culture.

Trump is not the savior. He may not be the solution. But, his election, or lack thereof, will represent the core of our soul and values.

Trump represents the opposite of current trend of failure. He’s a successful businessman who doesn’t believe in political correctness. His message is clear: ‘our government is corrupt, operated by incompetent people and our media is even worse.’

I agree with him. In the past three to five years, my health care quality has declined, costs have skyrocketed and, in my work/personal life, I've spent most of my time filling out paperwork instead of innovating and creating. As with many Americans, I end each day feeling overwhelmed and underperforming. This choking and meaningless busy work and declining quality of care is the direct result of liberal policies such as ‘Dodd-Frank’ and ‘Obamacare.’

I am not saying Trump will solve these problems. My point is that this is a ‘choice election.’ He represents the future of this country. If he’s elected, the people will have effectively taken our country back from career politicians, corrupt bureaucrats and ‘big-money’ special interests. If he loses, then we have little hope of changing our trajectory of decline, because the people have lost the resolve and the cognition to recognize the challenges that we face.

The only people who win with burdensome regulations and liberal social policy are big corporations and the establishment politicians. They have the legal resources to cheat the system they created at the expense of middle-class Americans and small businesses.

If Clinton wins, there is little chance we’ll ever see an outside, ‘game-changing’ candidate again in our lifetime. This means our corrupt media wins and establishment politics are deeply rooted in our way of life. Cheaters and liars prevail over truth-tellers. This alone is a ‘canary in the coal mine.’

As a result, we will continue to see more burdensome regulations that empower countries like Mexico, China and India to take our jobs. As these nations become more wealthy, they will replace us as innovators and leaders in the World.

With our porous borders, our biggest import will be poverty. Our country will be unassimilated, more crime-ridden and there will be an increasing degree of civil unrest. Productive talent and minds will become expatriates or will join the corruption in order to afford living the so-called ‘American dream.’

Recently, my doctor told me that “I am no longer your doctor, Bryan.” This is because of Obamacare. In order to meet the regulations of Obamacare, insurers must provide less expensive drugs and fewer care options in order to subsidize those who have free health care.

In a recent experience at the emergency room, I was stunned at how people who were capable of laughing and talking were waiting to see a doctor at 3 a.m/ in the morning. I was there because of excruciating pain. With no restrictions on abuse, there is no way to contain costs. Americans are collectively losing personal responsibility. ‘If I don’t have to pay for it, I’ll take all I can get.’ This mentality results in politicians bribing voters for votes in exchange for ‘handouts.’

In financial transactions, there is so much fraud and abuse, small business owners spend enormous amounts of time and money completing forms, waiting on security codes, updating passwords and arguing with ‘out of country’ call centers trying to solve basic problems. Over-broad financial and employment regulations by the federal government have created a system of ‘compliance-mentality’ where seemingly no one helps anyone solve problems. We are losing our ability to think and be creative in favor of being compliant to useless regulations.

With open borders, we have imported the struggles of many third-world nations bringing a higher degree of crime and civil unrest. Over 60 million residents of our country struggle with or don’t speak English. This means we are losing our ability to affectively assimilate and communicate with almost one-fifth of our country. As a result, the American dream is being lost because it cannot be understood and valued as it once was.

Many Americans are becoming lazy. In losing our resolve (collectively) we are ceding control of our future to the world and weakening our position of leadership. Our global leadership has resulted in an era of the most peace the World has ever known. If we continue to put the global economic interests of our allies ahead of our own, we will cease to have the resources to help anyone.

If voters chose Trump over Clinton, it may not change our path; but there is hope. If voters chose Clinton over Trump, then America as we know it is ‘done.’ The choice of Clinton will mean that the we no longer value our constitutional rights or freedoms, we accept corruption in our government and third-world values have penetrated the core of our soul as a nation.

TOPICS: Culture/Society; Editorial; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2016issues; donaldtrump; hillaryrottenclinton
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1 posted on 10/23/2016 7:06:16 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin

This is the last chance to redress grievances via the system.

2 posted on 10/23/2016 7:13:06 AM PDT by mrmeyer (You can't conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him. Robert Heinlein)
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To: Kaslin

Unfortunately the majority are choosing the latter! God help us if she is elected ...I pray that my life here on earth is short.. I cannot see myself living under Clinton and the globalist media harping over her greatness every freaking day! While quietly destroying our nation...I feel so incredibly sad for my children and grandchildren..what a mess we are leaving behind! Perhaps not even leaving a homeland they can actual live in freedom. My grandbabies will never enjoy the freedoms we grew up with..freedom of religion freedom of The Second Amendment, women will be forced into probably sharia… The rest is too horrible to even think it! I’m gonna go to church this morning and plead with God to open the eyes of the people before it’s too late!

3 posted on 10/23/2016 7:19:33 AM PDT by RoseofTexas
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To: mrmeyer

The ability to “run the gauntlet” of lies, billions of dollars in donations and the fight against the PTB is what is being tested. If not Trump, nobody can beat this system with a ballot box, it will have to be the other if we want to remain free.

4 posted on 10/23/2016 7:21:04 AM PDT by Glad2bnuts (If Republicans are not prepared to carry on the Revolution of 1776, prepare for a communist takeover)
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5 posted on 10/23/2016 7:29:18 AM PDT by Iron Munro (If Illegals voted Rebublican 50 Million Democrats Would Be Screaming "Build The Wall!")
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To: Kaslin
The understatement of the century. Even WITH Trump I feel we are done...but that he will buy us a temporary reprieve.

I really feel this nation will split in my lifetime. We will come out the other side of that split...a LOT better than we went into it. Perhaps OK and LA can join the republic of Texas...'cause I ain't living like they live in Frisco...

But the pain THROUGH the split will be epic. You better have your preps done soon.

6 posted on 10/23/2016 7:31:17 AM PDT by NELSON111
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To: Kaslin

I’m increasingly convinced we’re already done, without Trump this is little chance we can ever recover.

7 posted on 10/23/2016 7:33:35 AM PDT by bigbob (The Hillary indictment will have to come from us.)
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To: Iron Munro
What he meant to say was, "You won't notice it at first but in 50 years, your grandchildren won't even recognize the place!"

Ted Kennedy, a mere Senator, fundamentally changed this country more than any President could imagine.

8 posted on 10/23/2016 7:36:20 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: mrmeyer

Now, for some personal context from someone who’s ancestor first arrived here in 1635. Dont worry, Im not going that far back. Lets start in 1948, the year I was born. Average family of four paid 2% in income tax. The greatest generation ever had just returned from massively defeating consummate evil and gone to work. The youngsters born to them (boomers) were raised by and around men with a heroic ethic who never spoke of heroism. The media was all about how great our country was. We became tearful at patriotic parades, we prayed and pledged to the flag first thing every day at school. We admired the good guys, success was a badge of merit. Superman (“truth, justice and the American Way”), The Lone Ranger (the good guy in the white hat) and Audie Murphy (hero from ww2) set the tone and the standard for young boys like me to aspire to in man hood. Responsible self reliance was the basic moral code. In public high school civics classes we learned that free enterprise capitalism was responsible for more freedom for more people than any other system that had ever been and that communism was responsible for more tyranny and suffering (the murder of hundreds of millions) than any system that had ever been. I remember wondering (early sixties) “is this all just propaganda” ? Probably. However, it had formed stable families, with hope from one generation to the next that things would continue to improve with enough hard work and imagination as had been the case since our founding.

Then,,Madeline Murray Ohare. Thats the name I remember being most responsible for removing prayer from schools (dont know if its justice that she ended up chopped in little pieces and buried on her ranch but Im pleased knowing it).

Then, a lot of my generation began self righteously shouting “dont put your values on me !!” as we turned the culture from one focused on responsibilities (ask not what your country can do for you) to “rights” (I want it all and i want it now and II want you to pay for it) The ever funny Dave Barry mused we were just refusing to clean our rooms.

The thing is, the values that were removed, one by one, were the foundations upon which our form of government rests, Paraphrasing Washington “without morals and ethics freedom becomes license and license becomes licentiousness” (ok some of that is me concluding what he meant when he said we rely on each other to be moral and ethical in order for our system to work)

So, while we boomers engaged in the politically correct abandonment of basic truth so as not to “put our values on others”, those others began to systematically, methodically and cynically put their values on the rest of us. In so doing they used the tactics of multiculturalism to convert the world’s “melting pot” into a sorting bin, stealing the american dream from those who need it most. In their ceaseless quest for power they sought (recently revealed by the one I will not name’s campaign chair) an “ill informed, compliant” population they could rely on for the votes they needed to assume and consolidate power in perpetuity. The further along the line they got the more brazen and “in your face” have their tactics become.

It’s irrefutable that these policies and procedures have destroyed the black family in America over the past 50 years as the crime infested, beyond all hope ghettos have been the modern slave quarters run by democrats almost exclusively. Now, they are after the rest of us by shaping a culture in which Success thru honest hard work is a sin. Faith, morals and ethics are a joke soon to be rendered as criminal “hate crimes”. No innocent is above prosecution and no criminal is worthy of punishment. So, this is where the thinking and tactics of the left have gotten us. Finally, for the first time in our history, there is little hope that the next generation will match, let alone surpass, the life style and accomplishments of this one. Hope reversed.

No one individual or group of individuals stands more completely for this “progress” than the proven liar and her cohorts in the government and press. This is no longer speculation or conspiracy theory. Their own words betray them as having betrayed ALL of us for decades.

You are free to be wrong by concluding i am wrong. But, should she win, it will be the end of the Country i was born and raised in.

Some of you may think thats a good thing. I guarantee you, your grandkids will disagree.

9 posted on 10/23/2016 7:40:35 AM PDT by prov1813man (While the one you despise and ridicule works to protect you, those you embrace work to destroy you)
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To: Kaslin

Hillary is a Fascist who wants to destroy the Constitution, Freedom, Democracy, Capitalism, and American Sovereignty.

To the extent there is any Congressional opposition, she will use executive action and the courts to implement her agenda.

She will deploy the agencies and forces of the federal government to destroy her enemies and will be aided by the liberal media.

10 posted on 10/23/2016 7:41:40 AM PDT by G Larry (Avoiding the Truth-Hillary's only expertise)
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To: RoseofTexas

God please help us in ANY case, because the ultimate goal that God urges upon us isn’t even worldly but eternal.

Maybe God let America slouch for a season because it wasn’t being serious about eternal things but was trying to make its entire fortune on earth. But we bring nothing with us and we can take nothing with us. We stay as temporary dwellers belonging to an everlasting kingdom.

I am optimistic about the Donald Trump situation, but I see things beyond it that transcend correcting worldly errors and bringing worldly prosperity. The weather report is for a high likelihood of sunshine tomorrow. Let us plan to make hay while that sun is shining. It won’t shine indefinitely.

11 posted on 10/23/2016 7:42:01 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: prov1813man

I have to be honest, if “values” are only or even chiefly being promulgated by a worldly government, we are already in a sunk position.

True consensus came from honoring God.

I believe Donald is riding on a larger divine wind which may well reverse the lack of consensus about more than just values, but other spiritual things as well. God brings such change when a people is ready for it, and only He has the X-ray eyes needed to perceive such seasons.

12 posted on 10/23/2016 7:46:19 AM PDT by HiTech RedNeck (Embrace the Lion of Judah and He will roar for you and teach you to roar too. See my page.)
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To: mrmeyer

Only the Armed Forces will have the ability to save America if this election is stolen

As DC politicians are conspiring with foreign governments to destroy the American citizen, D.C. politicians must be given no quarter.

A criminal government cannot be tolerated.

13 posted on 10/23/2016 7:47:38 AM PDT by Rome2000 (SMASH THE CPUSA-SIC SEMPER TYRANNIS-CLOSE ALL MOSQUES)
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To: bigbob

We can recover but there is going to have to be a split of this nation that goes far beyond political ideology. People who are liberals will have to live in one part, conservatives in another and each govern themselves.

We should start talk about this before it gets down to the shooting.

14 posted on 10/23/2016 7:54:12 AM PDT by Molon Labbie
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To: Rome2000

“Only the Armed Forces will have the ability to save America if this election is stolen”

Respectfully, no, it won’t. The military has as its commanders 100% Obama appointed senior officers. The military has also had a flood of illegal aliens recruited. The snowflake generation also would never take a stand.

This isn’t the military I knew when I enlisted 30 years ago. It is now totally corrupted.

15 posted on 10/23/2016 8:08:33 AM PDT by CodeToad
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To: Kaslin

If Hillary wins there will be lots of vanities and impeachment threads, but nothing will change. The most popular thread here a year from now will be about some stupid TV show.

16 posted on 10/23/2016 8:12:40 AM PDT by palmer (turn into nonpaper w no identifying heading and send nonsecure)
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To: prov1813man
You are free to be wrong by concluding i am wrong. But, should she win, it will be the end of the Country i was born and raised in.

Spot-on. Well stated.

Like you, I was born in a free country (the United States, in my case the early 1960s). Were I to die today, I'd die in an oligarchy/soft tyranny (the US, in the here and now). If Hillary, by hook or by crook, is dragged across the finish line and takes the oath of office in January, then no matter when I die it will not be in a free country: born free, destined to die in many ways a de facto slave to the State.

I don't have the resources to emigrate to a more free spot on the globe. If Trump doesn't win then my fate, like that of so many millions of others, is sealed.

17 posted on 10/23/2016 8:15:01 AM PDT by Jefferson Spins (in his grave at Monticello because our republic is imperiled from within.)
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To: palmer

Especially if the rats also get the majority in Congress.

18 posted on 10/23/2016 8:18:07 AM PDT by Kaslin
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To: Kaslin
We live in a country rapidly losing its sovereignty and its soul. Porous borders, freedom-killing regulations and more fierce foreign competition threaten our prosperity, security and culture.

Just remember, between January '03 and January '07, the Republicans controlled the White House and both branches of Congress. They could've rolled decades of liberalism. They had a blank check. President Bush and his Republicans had different plans.

Never has this nation squandered such an opportunity.

19 posted on 10/23/2016 8:18:26 AM PDT by Drew68
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To: Glad2bnuts

Yep. This is the turning point between totalitarianism (by an evil psychopathic unconstitutional cartel) and Freedom and a restoration of Rule of Law (God’s Laws/not Satan’s). If the High Priestess wins, they will control ALL institutions and there will be NO escape from their DICTATES-—NONE.

We are in serious situation where there will be great killing and silencing of all Christians (moral free-thinking people) and their children will be forced to enter the indoctrination centers (publik skools) so that they can destroy the Minds of ALL the little kiddies for the He/She Goat god sacrifices and the NWO where thinking for self is impossible because Up is Down, Sodomy is a Virtue, and Boys are Girls.

20 posted on 10/23/2016 8:20:14 AM PDT by savagesusie (When Law ceases to be Just, it ceases to be Law. (Thomas A./Founders/John Marshall)/Nuremberg)
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