Thursday, July 2, 2015

Freedoms that We as a Nation Have Lost

Freedoms that We 
as a Nation have Lost

Freedom means a lot of things to a lot of people. And for me freedom means that I live in a country in which I am able to worship, live, work and the pursuit of happiness.

Back when I was growing up I never envisioned that the America I grew up in would be gone.

Yes, I said gone. The America I see before me today, is nothing like the America I grew up in.

I grew up in a time when people went to church on Sunday. They were able to freely worship God anywhere they wanted to. They were not afraid of offending anyone because they spoke of God or His Word out in public.

Children were able to play in the streets with their friends without fear of someone coming along and kidnapping them. Parents were not afraid to let their children visit with the next door neighbors. Or go and visit with friends across town.

People who were able to work, were able to go to a job that paid their bills, put food on their table, put clothes on their and their children’s backs. They were able to buy cars and other items that they either needed or maybe just wanted.

They did not put everything on credit cards that ran them into debt. People lived within their means. If they did not have the money to buy something, they either borrowed the money from the bank at a reasonable rate, or they saved up for it.

Freedom to walk the streets at night with someone you loved without fear of being robbed or assaulted.

Freedom to go to school and be taught how to read, write and do arithmetic. You were not afraid that some idiot was going to come into the school and shoot it up.

You did not have to worry about bullies bullying you. Because, you had teachers who were not afraid to step in and stop the bullies. And if there was not a teacher close by, you could always depend on your friends stepping in to help you out.

And when you turned the bully in, you were not accused of being the one who started it, because the principal, teacher or adult already knew what had happened before you ever got there.

You didn’t have to carry a gun by your side all the time. Unless you were going hunting. Because people respected each other.

Yes, we have lost freedoms in this country. And it is a sad thing too.

And as we look to the celebration of another 4th of July, I am saddened by the fact that the freedoms that I had as a child, are gone forever.  Saddened by the fact that our country has strayed so far from what our forefathers envisioned for us. We have become a country like the countries, that our forefathers fought the Revolutionary War for.

We have let the government take over control over our health care, we have allowed them to tell us how we can live. How and where we can worship, outside of a church.

What we can eat, and not eat. We have allowed them to come into our schools and teach our children, a doctrinarian that goes against our beliefs. To teach them a math that is so screwy that even the children are frustrated by.

We have let the government come in and tell us what type of house we can afford. Whether we can afford it or not. Many have become dependent on government housing, food stamps, health insurance, and free cell phones.

Too many Americans have given up their freedom of thinking and allowed the government to do the thinking for them.

Lost freedoms, yes we have lost freedoms. Freedoms that we have too freely given away. And it is freedoms that if we want back we will have to fight to get them back.

There is an old saying, There is nothing free in this life. That is true. Even our freedoms are not free. To be a free Nation, we have to fight our own government everyday to keep those freedoms.

And until the American people get tired of the Progressive Agenda in the Democratic and Republican parties, we will continue to lose more and more of our freedoms. Until one morning we wake up and we are living in the United States Of Progressive Thinking Slaves.

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Do Not Hide Our History

Do Not Hide Our History

While sitting here searching the internet, my mind keeps going back to the events of this past week.

There was a shooting that took the lives of  nine people who just happened to be attending a Bible study group in Charleston, S.C. The police in Shelby, NC were able to apprehend the young man the next day.

You would think people would be very grateful that the supposedly killer was in custody and would go about helping the families of the victims.

But no, what happens? People start fussing, we need to take away the 2nd Amendment. We need stricter gun laws. We need to get rid of the Confederate flag. We need to get rid of any thing that has to do with the Civil War that is Confederate. Even now, some idiot is calling for the removal of a Thomas Jefferson Memorial.

Folks, have some of us completely lost our minds? Why in the world, do the leftists folks go out there and blame everything else for these tragedies except for what is the true reason? And no I do not mean racism. Though I do admit that the idiots who commit these horrible crimes are racist.

But there is a deeper root. It is a hatred for all mankind. These people do not just hate blacks. Because if that was the case, then there would be not black on black killings, or white on white killings. But let’s face it, it happens. These type of crimes, black on black, white on white, etc. killings are far more frequent than any other.

So does that make those crimes racist? No. It is a crime of hate, a crime of pure evil. A crime of someone who does not care about the human race. I recently heard someone say, there is only one race. I looked at him curiously by what he had said. As he continued to speak, he said that there is only one Race, the HUMAN RACE. The thing that separates us is not race, but skin colors.

And he is right, there is only one RACE. We all have different skin colors, but not different races. We can not change that fact any more than we can change the REAL color of our skins.

My point is this, while we cannot change the color of our skin, we cannot change our history. You can try and take symbols and examples of that history. Like flags, movies, books, rewrite history books, statutes or even monuments and try to destroy them. But you cannot take away the events that took place to get this country to the point we are at right now.

It is up to us, as to whether we take those events and make ourselves better or worse humans. We all have an ancestry that has helped to put our values and morals into our genes. Whether, we be from poor migrant farmers, slaves, rich land owners, or racists.

But are we to let these roots dictate how we treat our fellow humanbeings? If your answer to that question is yes, then you are no better than the young man who walked into that church in Charleston and pulled the trigger. You are allowing hatred to rule your life.

If you answered no that question, then you are a person who is willing to put history in its proper place. Events to learn from. Events to be proud of like our Revolutionary War. Events like the Civil War, where the Southern States succeed the Union.

Most people believe that the only reason the Southern states succeeded the Union was because of slavery. But that is not true. Because whether the Union states wanted to admit or not, they themselves also had slaves at the same time as the Southern states.

The reason for the Civil War is simple, government was taking more and more power into its hands and becoming larger each day. Sound familiar?

The Southern states succeeded for the same reason that we are fighting our own government for today,  taking away too many of our freedoms.

Folks, you blame the South for racism, but the truth is, if the South had not succeeded from the Union and the Civil War had not happened, there would not be a United States. We would not even be a country. We would be two separate countries and the West might not even be apart of the United States.

So we should not try and hide our history, but we should want to put it out there for the whole world to see. Be thankful that our forefathers and ancestors took the stands that they did. No what your skin color.

Because remember we are all part of the Human RACE.

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Where is my NASCAR fever?

It is already January, and I am not missing my NASCAR yet. What gives?

Am I finally so tired of it, that NASCAR is no longer the burning desire of my sports heart? I find myself looking forward to finding old movies to watch on Sunday afternoon. More so than trying to search for any little bit of information on my NASCAR.

As a matter of fact, if I had not seen a little posting on facebook, that IowaGirl had done about a rules change in NASCAR, this evening, I would have missed it. What is going on? Have I just gotten so tired of the statis quo in NASCAR, Jimmie Johnson the champ that I no longer care for the sport?

Guess I am just getting older and things that were so important to me 10 years ago, is no longer the desire of this sports fan. I did the same thing with the NFL. I was very much into the NFL from 1983-1999. But when Dan Marino left the Dolphins, I walked away from the NFL and have not been back. Well, except for the occassional comment from my husband, Mr. NFL/Redskins.

He thinks I am crazy. Because when he talks NFL, I get glassy eyed, you know the look, it is the one you guys give your wives or girlfriends, when they talk about so and so, doing so and so. But in retrospect, he gives me the same look when I talk NASCAR. So I guess it is tick for tack. hahaha

So while we are still more than a month away from the start of the NASCAR season, I am looking for my NASCAR itch. Will, it come or will I just be like so many other NASCAR fans, I will just walk away into the sunset, with my memories of glorious days gone by.

Until next NASCAR buddies, take care. And Happy New Year to You.

Where is my NASCAR fever?

Friday, November 5, 2010

Kudos to the Voters of Oklahoma

Kudos goes out to the voters of Oklahoma who banned the use of Sharia Law in their state courts.

No court in the United States should be using this law or any other international law to enforce the laws of this land.

We are a nation of laws. We have our own laws in which to enforce. We are a nation in which we govern ourselves and we pass laws to make sure that no one can commit violence or have their will imposed upon their neighbor.

No where in this country should an international law or "islamic" law supercede the will of the people and the laws of this nation.

That is why our forefathers wrote our Bill of Rights and our Constitution. We are a sovereign nation.

We do not have to abide by other countries laws, when we are in our own country. Granted when Americans travel outside of our borders, then they can and are subjected to other countries laws. Even international law.

So when visitors come into our country, they should be subjected to our nation's laws. International law or "islamic" laws should ever be implemented into our courts decisions on whether someone is innocent or guilty.

That is why the taxpayers go to the booths every two years for elections. We elect individuals to represent us and to make laws for the people of the land to abide by.

International laws or "islamic laws" have no place in our courts.

Saturday, October 30, 2010

Mid-term Election

We are only 4 days from going to the polls for the mid-term elections. The way this thing is shaping up, there is going to be a real shackup in the Congress. Nancy Pelosi it seems is on her way out as Speaker of the House. And it looks like Harry Reid is going to lose his Senate seat to Sharon Angle in Nevada.

The Obama Administration, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid lead senate and the house have went against the will of the people. Over and over again. With each town hall meeting that was held by the Democrats for the health care plan and the other bills passed by this group, the people let it be known that we did not want the country to be taken down this road.

But did these democrats listen? NO! Before Obama was elected and the American people elected all of these democrats to office. I had the opportunity to talk with some people who were discussing the upcoming election in 2008. And I told them then, that the American people were not electing all of these democrats and Obama because of their policies. They were doing it show, the Republicans, you don't do what we want, we will get you out of office.

And once again, the American people are telling the party in charge, that we are tired of you not listening to us. You have passed laws, we do not want. You have envaded on our private lives enough. It is time to stop you.

And on Tuesday, November 2, 2010, the American people will once again go to the polls and stop the party in charge, by sending the Republicans back. But the one thing that will be different with this Republican party is that there will be alot of Tea Party candidates that will be filling the seats once held by Republican candidates.

The Tea Party, has been called a group of fanatic extremists. Well if the average American is a fanatic extremists, then I think God I am one of them. What the liberals call fanatic extremists are just average Americans like myself.

I am a registered Democrat, so I guess when the Democrats call people like myself an extremists, then they are talking about people within in their own party.

We are not extremists. We are just simply hard working Americans who are tired of Washington, sticking their hand into our pockets and taking whatever they want. We are tired of big goverment, big spending, big social projects, that just do not work.

The welfare program in this country is a complete failure. It was meant to help get people back on their feet. But it has become away for the government to hold people back in proverty and keep them under the will of the government. By sending them a check each month not to work.

It is time to stop these big goverment programs and get people back to wanting to help themselves. Instead of thinking they are entitled to this money.

I was raised to believe that if you don't earn it, you don't deserve it. It is time to put that philosphy back into the American vocabulary.

It is time to get people off of their duffs and get your but up and dig a ditch for a day's pay if you have to. If you do not earn it you don't deserve it.

If you want to eat, then you get up and go work for it. You do not get fed if you don't work it.

There is an old saying, "Give a man a fish and it will fed him for one day. Teach him to fish and he will eat for the rest of his life." This is what we need to do again. Stop giving out fish and teach people how to fish for themselves.

Time to stop the tax hikes, time to stop welfare, time to bring back the manufacturing jobs, time to stop labor unions. But most of it all It is time to stop the Democrats and Obama from destroying our country!


God Bless You America!!!!!

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Happy Birthday America, May You Forever Be One Nation Under God

Imagine standing on board a ship. Just a few short miles off the coastline. As you stand on there you are seeing your home being bombarded by the enemy. As you stand there you wonder in the morning, if there will be anything left.

As the night passes on, the bombardment continues. The fire lights up the night skyline. There are fires burning homes, shops, fields, crops and even ships that have been set ablaze.

As you stand there on that ship, your mind may goes back to days of fun that you had in your home with family and friends. Maybe it even wonders to discussions that you have had with someone about the new nation that is only a few years old.

The hardships that the new nation has faced. The trials that it must still go through. But what good things this new nation could do also.

As you look up you see the sun starting to rise in the east. As you look back towards to the west, towards land, you notice a battered flag waving in the wind. You realize it is the flag of the new nation.

What joy you must feel as you realize that the enemy has not taken over your home. But the men on the front lines have held their ground. They have fought the enemy and won. And suddenly your heart if filled with such emotion that you just have to put those words down. And that is what Francis Scott Key did back in 1812. My friends I give you the words to our the song that would go on to be our National Anthem. The Star-Spangled Banner.

Happy Birthday America, May God always bless and keep this nation in the palm of his hand. Happy Fourth Everyone.

The Star Spangled Banner
Words by Francis Scott Key, Music by John Stafford Smith

O say, can you see, by the dawn’s early light,
What so proudly we hailed at the twilight’s last gleaming?
Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight,
O’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming?
And the rocket’s red glare, the bombs bursting in air,
Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there.
O say does that star spangled banner yet wave
O’er the land of the free, and the home of the brave?

On the shore dimly seen through the mists of the deep.
Where the foe’s haughty host in dread silence reposes,
What is that which the breeze, o’er the towering steep,
As it fitfully blows, half conceals, half discloses?
Now it catches the gleam of the morning’s first beam,
In full glory reflected now shines in the stream:
‘Tis the Star-Spangled Banner! O long may it wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

And where is that band who so vauntingly swore
That the havoc of war and the battle’s confusion
A home and a country should leave us no more?
Their blood has washed out their foul footsteps’ pollution.
No refuge could save the hireling and slave
From the terror of flight, or the gloom of the grave:
And the Star-Spangled Banner, in triumph doth wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave.

O thus be it ever when freemen shall stand
Between their loved homes and the war’s desolation!
Blest with vict’ry and peace, may the Heaven-rescued land
Praise the Power that hath made and preserved us a nation.
Then conquer we must when our cause it is just
And this be our motto: “In God is our Trust.”
And the Star-Spangled Banner in triumph shall wave
O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave!

Words to the National Anthem Taken from this link: