Month: June 2018

How Does Trump make USA Secure – Let Us Count the Ways – Headlined on OpEdNews.com

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  • One – showing us that real backbone is dodging questions, like — where are the children:

Otherwise we might be forced to consider obeying the LBJ’s 1965, Hart-Celler Act.

  • Two – demonstrating for our emulation, the depths to which facts can be directed for prophylactic protection from the contagion, mistakes were made:

Our theatrical 45th staged a cast, understandably devastated by renewed emotional recall ripping open wounds that can never heal, to assuage us with the glaze of abused executive privilege to overlook mass kidnapping of minor aged children from their brown parents.

Now, the mission, should we choose to accept, is tottering at the precipice of inglorious mythical racial superiority over our, little brown brothers – and be welcome mats for Alito’s stain – the pinnacle of religious hypocrisy, political expediency and a rerun of Europe’s darkest self-delusion, we didn’t know.

Ignorance is bliss but no supreme excuse, for wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction.

  • Three – declaring America will enjoy greater border security by engaging in less time-consuming need for judges and other irritating legalities:

But what about Texas locals’ TV interviews regarding migrant deaths on their lands insisting, the law is the law?  Shall we then live what we profess?  Nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty or property without Due Process of law… granting any person within its Jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws — The 14th Amendment of the Constitution of the United States.

  • Four – emblazoning tower isolationism power, branding us as band of bans fomenting fantasies about eight is enough for G-7:

Just as most were becoming more united and confident in the post, trust but verify defrost, America First unnecessarily exasperated beneficial coexistence.

Tribalism flip-flopping our Monroe Doctrine to keep foreign invaders, like Russia, out of Cuba and our elections, into Star Wars’ distractions featuring, Trump Terror Taxes:  Tariffs declaring Trade Wars, that plummet stocks, plunder American prosperity, particularly for farmers, small businesses and manufacturers of steel and other essentials for American life — we propel #MadeInAmerica jobs, like we repel dirt-poor refugees seeking asylum, dirt-biking back to where they came from — immediately without any judicial process, judges or court cases.

  • Five – masterfully merging our Homeland Security with the morally bankrupt Republican Party’s former favorite foreign enemy:

America is defined by how Americans treat, the lest of these our brethren — many escaping terrorists’ acts we can’t imagine.  Not, paying it forward, encourages settling for elected avarice diminishing our pledge of allegiance to a child’s quality of life.

Are we willing to become immigrant descendants terrorizing refugees, because, though arriving after Native Americans, we were lucky enough to arrive before the Trump/Sessions Zero Tolerance, ordered our Pentagon to transform military bases into multiple homeland Guantanamo duplications?

  • Six – improving our short-sighted narrow states of intolerance for differences with, good people on both sides:

Among other things, inciting unacceptable restaurant behavior unbecoming all-inclusive Liberal Justice for All thinking that, Everybody’s got a right to liveEven Trump accomplices have the right to dine in peace after a long hard day of inefficiency and dishonesty.  Either Democrats honor this or mimicking those who terrorize humans of a tender age – be clones of SCOTUS five, approving Trump’s Bans on human decency.

Beware Judiciary, Shakespeare’s famous plotter of treachery warned, the surest way to chaos and tyranny is to remove the guardians of independent thinking.

Truthfully, foreign terrorism comes more from radicalized ISIS sympathizers, as our domestic terrorism is more an ICE invasion ordered by an anti-America infested Administration, than huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

America the Beautiful, our Democratic Republic, if we can keep it, will survive this supremely aided Trump/Pence pit, to the degree We the People erase hate as our M. O.

Home is not the soil of geography, and a fulfilled American Dream exceeds even our exceptional one person one vote legacy — because for Americans who have surpassed, separate but unequal, our Home of the Brave remains less a GOP tent and more a democratic refuge, both recapturing and radiating the hope of America, to terrified children weeping at our feet.

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The Children’s Hour – A Showdown with Trump: Headlined on OpEdNews.com

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For her six to ten-year-old years, I got to be her father.  For four minutes I got some inkling of what it must feel like, for a parent to lose a child – whether to kidnapping, over-heated car, swimming pool, school shooting or some disease or addiction, because corporate profits are prioritized over children’s lives.

Then her eight-year-old hand slipped into mine, and I could breathe again; not so for parents victimized by a self-righteous Attorney General trying to impress his callous bully boss.

All too often, God Wills It is the mantra of those obsessed with the need to oppress.  Countless tyrants have excused their tyranny with some form of, God Made Me Do It.  Indeed, too many honorable and courageous young Americans, faithful to the guidance of our Better Angels, have been used as cannon fodder, by too many self-aggrandizing autocrats, but Trump’s Sessions staining Romans 13 with his heretical history of bigotry cannot stand!

Long before 1/20/17, of, by and for the people was programmed with the propaganda of incomplete history — which by prejudicial omission, has betrayed our freedom of choice to chronicle, endorse and benefit fully from the comprehensive societal contribution of enlightened diversity.

Denying international reality and disavowing America’s exceptional promises, has finally transformed our American Dream into a national nightmare.

It’s not just about what arrived in our New York Harbor 17 June 1885, as much as it is the families enticed by its Land of the Free promises, freely offering their bloodlines to our Home of the Brave.

America’s dream is reignited every time we define ourselves by honoring all fathers and mothers as we expect all children to be honored.  We cannot, however, justify claiming, real Americans are those who came ashore after Native Americans, bringing enslaved African-Americans, and claim also, we aren’t immigrant or refugee byproducts, because, We Built That.

In 242 years of war and peace, America’s inhabitants often rebranded America.  Arguably, except for April 12, 1861 – May 13, 1865, we’re now immersed in our greatest identity crises – challenging for many, but threatening for the few prospering from manipulating the fears of those more vulnerable to misinformation’s hyperbole – especially difficult perhaps, for descendants of a cultural majority whose base is rooted in a free labor foundation of human blood, sweat and tears – all the more distressed when denying an infrastructure of descendancy from, huddled masses yearning to breathe free.

Is America’s greatness a financial & political might is right, or being the tide that lifts all boats; Trump’s ICE pick ripping children from the arms of loving fathers and mothers, or recapturing our Exceptionalism from domestic terrorism and foreign hackers?

Perhaps if we were a connecting dots guru, we’d recognize @theLPP2017 #BlackLivesMatter #WomensMarch #MeToo #TimesUp #NeverAgain and #MarchForOurLives as 21st century links to Jewish, Italian and Greek families defining Ellis Island as, escaping war, famine and religious persecution – then recognize Matthew Shepherd’s murder in The Pulse, debtors prison in mass incarceration – and eradicate gender inequality by ratifying the Equal Rights Amendment — permitting, This land is Your Land, This Land is My Land, justice for all.

Faith and patriotism without empathic humanity is void of morality:

  • Ignoring the plight of the less prosperous
  • Profaning Love Thy Neighbor as Thyself by devaluing fellow human beings
  • Claiming love of God & Country without, suffer little children to come unto me, forbidding them not

Neither hypocrite nor Good Samaritan is promised another moment, so choose wisely:  help fathers working three jobs, mothers weeping for their lost children and children who love children who look nothing like them.

Each inhalation we take to speak love or ill, defines us to a universe noting our measure:

  • most of We the People, shine brighter in the heavens than any family staying together to steal together
  • each victory over institutionalized lead poisoning or kidnapping innocent children for lack of paperwork, keeps America great
  • We can be clones of a Congress aiding and abetting Pharma industry and its distributors profiting off Opioid deaths

Or, hearing refugees seeking asylum crying out from the wilderness, we can embrace and honor America’s immigrant heritage, and make this children’s hour, Our Finest Hour.