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Standing Strong Against the Left’s American Nightmare

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Posted: Apr 19, 2021 12:01 AM
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Standing Strong Against the Left’s American Nightmare

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In as divided a country as we have, President Joe Biden is claiming a mandate to transform America into a socialist country most won’t recognize or want. To the radical left, patriotism is passé and a relic of the white supremacy that must be erased.

Bashing America seems to be a requirement to be including in the Biden administration. At the UN, we expect other countries to trash America, but we don’t expect it from our own ambassador. Biden’s UN ambassador, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, tells the National Action Network that if America is going to join the UN’s Human Rights Council, we must acknowledge that “white supremacy is weaved into our founding documents and principles.” 

Nikki Haley, U.S. Ambassador under President Trump, said what most proud Americans feel: “America is the freest, fairest country in the world. We shouldn't have trouble saying that…. The Biden administration criticizing our country in front of the world’s worst human rights abusers & oppressive regimes is a win for our enemies." The people Biden has brought to power in Washington loath America. It’s time proud Americans stand for what we believe. We can’t let racist name-calling stop us from standing firm on core American values. As true Americans...

We affirm the American Dream for all citizens where who your grandparents were is less important than who their grandchild is able to become.

We reject entitlement programs forcing our wealthier neighbors to be taxed to fund benefits that should be our own responsibility.

We reaffirm every citizen’s responsibility to earn a living and take care of their own basic needs allowing for short-term assistance by local agencies and government during extremely difficult times.

We value and support law enforcement, the men and women who keep us safe from criminals wishing to do us wrong. 

We value the right to bear arms in self-defense when attacked or when protecting our families.

We want politicians who will protect our freedoms never infringe on our freedom of religion or freedom of speech.

We want fair elections where every citizen is ensured the right to vote but required to show proof of citizenship to exercise that right

We want school choice to allow parents to send their children to the schools of their choice rather than requiring them to face liberal indoctrination in public schools.

We want vigorous debate that let’s no one’s definition of offensive speech silence opponents involved in political discourse in person or online.

We want no race or gender to be given special rights not given to other citizens—all lives matter and must be treated fairly.

We rebel against cancel culture that in any way attempts to degrade or erase our history—both our mistakes and our successes deserve to be preserved, studied, and honored in our path to an improved future we can be proud of.

We want a media that does not take sides and presents the facts as honestly as possible without supporting any one party or position.

We expect governments to resist deficit spending and pass balanced budgets that do not saddle future generations with our extravagant spending.

We believe in self-reliance where every citizen is expected to consistently save funds in order to secure their own future and be able to help their family and neighbors when needs arise. 

The Democratic Party under the Biden administration is doing everything it can to destroy the America most of us have come to know and treasure. It is hard to believe that liberty loving Democrats can be cowered into voting for the destructive policies coming out of Washington. With the slim margin of control they have, there is no mandate for radical change. The only mandate that is reasonable with a such a division, is to demand bipartisan consensus in moving forward changes both parties can support. Politicians from both parties must seek to build on what common ground they can find. Stop dividing us, and start leading.

Until enough Americans stand up to the nonsense and leftist overreach coming out of Washington, I will put my trust in the one solid foundation left. My trust and hope come from God and those Americans who will seek his guidance in reclaiming our great country.

Terry Paulson is  PhD psychologist, author, and professional speaker on Earned Optimism, Making Change Work, Claiming Your American Dream, and Becoming a Conservative Values Voter. Contact him to speak before your group at terry@terrypaulson.com.