A Message for Traditional Democrats and Republicans
Maybe we have a common enemy?
Every political party has its share of radical extremists. In my experience, however, most Americans are relatively reasonable people who care more about their family and their careers than they do about some ideology or economic statistic. If this more or less describes you, then I pray you will read on – I have an important message for you…
I grew up in a conservative family. My grandparents were strong democrats and my parents were strong Republicans – but they were all conservatives. ‘How can that be?’ you might ask. Well, it probably depends on how you define the label ‘conservative.’
You see, a few years ago I had an epiphany. It had to do with this very idea of political labels. I started realizing that when I talked about the Republican party it wasn’t the same party my Democrat friends thought it was… and when they would talk about the Democrat party, it didn’t resemble anything I knew it to be. I was at a loss to understand how intelligent people could be so misguided about their own party. I was certain in my convictions because I was witnessing with my own eyes various Democrat activities that reaffirmed my beliefs about that party.
My ‘enlightenment’ didn’t happen all at once. The seeds may have been germinating for a while, but they didn’t start coalescing in my mind until around 2013. I won’t bore you with each step or revelation along this journey, but I can tell you it started with troubling realizations about certain politicians in my own Republican party.
I started holding more detailed conversations with both Democrat and Republican friends – some were online acquaintances and some I had known my whole life. There were certainly differences in what we wanted from our government – the Democrats tended to visualize a bigger role for the Federal government than the Republicans, but that is a debate that goes all the way back to the Founding Fathers. No, my primary insight was that, for the most part, we all desired the same things! We were willing to pay our fair share, but we knew our taxes were too high and that the government needed to stop overspending. We all wanted a strong military yet detested government waste. We all believed in law and order but kept a watchful eye on those who might abuse their power. We all wanted the best education possible for our children. Every sane person I’ve ever known hates pollution and wants the environment protected. Among all the similarities perhaps the one that struck me most was our common passion for our constitutional freedoms and our willingness to defend them – and we didn’t care the race of the guy in the foxhole next to us or the color of the gal marching alongside us.
In my adult life, I have always been self-employed or owned my own business. I’m proud of this; after all, small businesses provide jobs for the majority of Americans. I’ve always considered myself a businessman and felt the Republican party understands business far better than the Democrats. I always thought it terribly unfair and naïve for Democrats to accuse Republicans of being greedy and only caring about money.
It was our out-of-control immigration that opened my eyes.
I put myself through college working the third shift at an aircraft plant. Throughout high school, I held after-school and summer jobs in either manufacturing or service industries. Jobs were plentiful and they weren’t necessarily hard to get. At the time, many of my friends who graduated high school made careers out of high-paying factory jobs. They raised families, saved up the 20% down payment and bought homes, and lived a good life - many times with only one parent working. All of this began rapidly disappearing after the North American Free Trade Agreement became law in 1994.
It is not my purpose here to argue about NAFTA. The point is, it was a bipartisan agreement that changed America forever. Democrats and Republicans alike stood back and watched our high-paying factory jobs go to Mexico. We were building a middle class in Mexico while gutting our own. I kept trying to make excuses for the Republicans. I didn’t like the Democrats accusing us of caring more about corporate profits than the American people. Then, I watched the problem compound with record levels of legal and illegal immigration. The Democrats accused us of not having compassion for our poor neighbors and the Republicans accused them of cynically importing Democrat voters – all the while passing bipartisan legislation dramatically increasing the number of H1-b work visas for foreign workers. The people I hung out with were more and more realizing it was all mostly about importing cheap labor and the rest was just smoke. Then, in 2013, the Gang of Eight (four Republican Senators and four Democrat Senators) sponsored and passed an amnesty bill for illegal immigrants – attempting to make America an even bigger magnet for illegal immigration. Our political leaders had also widened many of the ‘Free Trade’ aspects of NAFTA to include China and other Asian countries. It was insane. Both parties kept publicly pointing their fingers at each other while voting together to make big businesses bigger and richer – all at the expense of our middle class. The Democrats didn’t care about the ‘little people’ and the Republicans could care less about small businesses and the self-employed. American companies became multinational corporations and Globalism became the ideology of our political class.
I began to realize that my Democrat friends had been right; the Republican party leadership really was all about Corporate America and couldn’t care less about the little guy. And my Republican friends and I were also right; the Democrat party leaders were corrupt hucksters and race-baiters who only cared about lining their own pockets. Once I had this understanding, I could see it everywhere… Climate Change had nothing to do with the environment. Welfare had nothing to do with the poor. The Small Business Administration and the American Chamber of Commerce had nothing to do with small business, and wasteful government spending had everything to do with money laundering, corruption, and greed. But… what to do about it?
I was furious, I was sad, and I was losing hope. Every time I thought a politician might be emerging who really wanted to change things, I was sorely disappointed. My peers and friends – on both sides of the aisle – were still patriotic Americans, but we were getting more and more divided by issues that I now believe are just distractions. Issues that are important but not urgent – issues designed to prevent us from seeing the big picture. Our political leadership was pulling our strings and not enough of us were aware of it to make a difference.
And then, in 2015, a man with orange hair rode down an escalator and it was literally the day the planet shook.
This isn’t about liking Trump or even getting anyone to support him.
The point that is so incredibly important to understand is that he was an outsider who was and is diametrically opposed to Globalism.
He has lived his life outside the uniparty establishment professional political class and is not beholden to the massive influence of multinational money (Globalism). He is the only man during my lifetime to come along with the will, strength, and independence to stand up to our Globalist elite… and they despise him for it.
But this is not about Trump.
This is about the philosophy of putting America first (anti-Globalism).
We have been indoctrinated to think of Trump as a cult of personality - but in reality, he is simply a fighter who helped wake us up as to who the real enemy is.
Make America Great Again (MAGA) isn’t about any one man – it is about getting back to that pre-Globalist vision of having constitutional freedoms, a great economy, good-paying jobs, safe cities, and abundant opportunities for our children.
The forces of Globalism have used their incredible wealth to purchase the corrupt and/or naive leadership of both parties. We are finally figuring out, however, that we don’t have to abide this…
We are experiencing a revolution in the Republican party. We are in the process of throwing the Globalist leadership out and replacing them with everyday patriots who will put America first – who will put us first.
I wish the Democrat party would do the same, but that is not even close to happening yet. In the meantime, we need help reforming the GOP. We need help taking our country back from the Globalists.
I pray you to have the same epiphany I’ve had, and if you are a Democrat, I pray you will realize that the rank and file of both parties have much more in common with each other than we do with our Globalist elite leadership. Right now, our best bet to take back our country is with the Republican party. Give those of us fighting the Globalist a chance – or, better yet, join us in our fight. Please support Republican candidates across the board in the upcoming midterm elections.
Regardless of how they’ve been labeling us, regardless of which party you are registered with, most are honest conservative patriots. I believe fully if we save the GOP, we save America. If you’ve got a better plan, please tell me what it is. Thank you.
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