Monday, September 28, 2020
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Friday, September 18, 2020
President Donald Trump has done much to protect the unborn, since ascending to the White House. He has installed many pro-life judges on the courts. He has spoken at the March for Life, He has called for the defunding of Planned Parenthood. The President has reportedly states: "I will stand in the trenches for the unborn." He has called for defunding Planned Parenthood overseas. At the recent GOP National Convention, he has invited many pro-life speakers. Abby Johnson, a Former Texas Planned Parenthood Director, spoke graphically about abortion when it was her turn to speak.
Arguably, Donald Trump is no most anti-abortion President in U.S. history. Religious right and pro-life leaders have called him "the most pro-life President in United States history."
On the other hand, President Donald Trump is also an authoritarian President with dictator tendencies. His entire tenure, so far, has been spent abusing the considerable powers that he enjoys as President. In fact, because he, unlike preceding Presidents, has so often abused his rightful powers as President, that I frankly never realized how much power a President possesses.
Donald Trump has fired a deputy Attorney General, Sally Yates, because she did not go along with his travel ban to Muslim countries. Without cause, he fired FBI Director, James Comey. He has called for the prosecution of political enemies like Hillary Clinton and James Comey. He has demanded the pulling of "licenses" of journalists at news networks whose coverage of him he did not like. He has showed admiration and affection for dictators like Kim Jong-un of North Korea, referring to "love letters. And he has trashed U.S. intelligence officials. During the Bob Mueller investigation, he has dangled pardons to possible witnesses against him. He has sought to control and manipulate that probe. He had ordered his White House Counsel to fire Bob Mueller (which the White House Counsel would not do). He has bullied his first Attorney General, Jeff Sessions, because the latter recused himself from the Mueller investigation. He hired William Barr as Attorney General, though Barr has acted as a Trump apologist and loyalist than his actual title. He has threatened to withhold military aid from Ukraine, if they did not announce a probe to "dig up dirt" on Trump's political opponent, Joe Biden and Biden's son. He has floated the notion of a Third term in office. I can go on and on......
Joe Biden? Judging from his years as former President Barack Obama's Vice President and his own record, Joe Biden would not abuse power nearly as much. He would remember that he is supposed to serve us, not rule us. He would reach out and serve all people, not only those who support him. He would not cozy up to dictators and try to imitate them. And he certainly would not fire people without cause. To vote for Joe Biden would assure that we would not have to deal with Donald Trump's authoritarian tendencies and attacks on institutions that protect and strengthen our democracy. There is one nasty problem, though........
Joe Biden currently supports taxpayer-funded abortion. He has been silent on late-term abortions. But if his choice of Senator Kamala Harris is any indication, it is troubling, If anything, Harris is even worse about abortion extremism than her running mate at the top of the ticket. She reportedly has fought to tightly regulate pregnancy resource centers in her state. She has taken legal action against a pro-life whistle-blower against Planned Parenthood. She has been vocal in her support for abortion on demand. Multiple pro-life organizations have called Biden and Harris the "most pro-abortion ticket in United States history."
To vote for Donald Trump would protect the unborn. But it would endanger our democracy and human rights for multiple groups of vulnerable, marginalized people, particularly communities of color.
To vote for Joe Biden would uphold our democracy and protect the less fortunate and the vulnerable. Sadly, to vote for Biden is to disregard the lives of the unborn.
So whose lives should we choose? And what about democracy and the world those lives would inhabit? Wouldn't it be great if we did not have to choose? Many pro-life leaders and Christian leaders state that questions of democracy and human rights for the already-born are "just" quality-of-life issues. The right of the unborn to live is a sanctity-of-life issue. I get their point in that abortion DIRECTLY cause deaths. But are other human rights abuses that INDIRECTLY cause deaths less urgent, less important, less priority?
Some observers have pointed out that regardless of who is President, the abortion rates do not change. Roe vs. Wade does not get overturned. Observation and research indicate that local and state politicians who are pro-life make much more of a difference. And direct services to girls, women, and families can and do help moms and save babies regardless of who occupies the White House. So does voting for an anti-abortion President really spell the most effective way to end abortion?
Tragically, we in America do not live in a system that permits us to protect both AND unborn lives in our political system. Until I have to cast my votes, I am marking time. And I pray for hearts to change.....
This article details the extent of Senator Kamala Harris's pro-abortion stance. Read article.
This article makes the case for voting for Joe Biden and against Donald Trump; the author writes from a Christian, pro-life perspective. Read article.
I found this screenshot on Twitter, which speaks to these concerns. View the screenshot and read.
Sunday, September 13, 2020
"Lordy, I hope there are tapes."
A former FBI Director, whom President Donald Trump fired in 2017, uttered these words in a Senate testimony. He was giving an open, public testimony at that time. James B Comey was testifying about the President's secret meetings when he would get Comey alone. to try and get Comey's loyalty. Blind, unquestioning loyalty. The former FBI Director refused to pledge the President this kind of adoring loyalty. The President responded by firing Comey.
Some weeks later, a Special Counsel investigation was launched. Former Director, Robert Swan Mueller began investigating what occurred during the 2019 Presidential election. He also investigated the firing of James Comey, to discern if Trump fired him with a corrupt intent. That is, did Trump fire Comey with the intent to end the investigation that Comey was conducting into Trump's National Security Advisor, Micheal Flynn, at that time?
As it turned it, no one was able to produce any tape recordings that could have provided solid evidence as to the circumstances surrounding the firing of James Comey. Thus, Mueller could not establish that obstruction of justice occurred in the firing of Comey. Reportedly, Trump had ordered secret service not to allow any tape recordings in the White House. Aside from state Justice Department policy that advises against indicting a sitting President, Trump has been able to duck any criminal charges because of the lack of "smoking gun" tape recordings. The closest that has come to solid evidence of alleged possible criminal conduct have been witness testimony. Even then, multiple witnesses have faced charges for lying to investigators to do what? To protect the President!
Only a week ago,. we learned that there are tapes.
These tapes do not pertain to alleged criminal activity. But the tapes have to do with words and actions that are immoral, inhumane, and not pro-life by any standards. I have linked to three audiotapes below. One captures the President betraying that, for months, he had been lying to the public about a global public health crisis. The other betrays that he knew that he was involved in behavior that may endanger national security. The third linked tape captures the President betraying this brazen attitude about racism.
Thanks to reports of an upcoming release of a new Bob Woodward book, reports have disclosed multiple audiotapes. The President has reportedly spoken to legendary journalist, Bob Woodward. His interviews may number as many as 16.
I will deal with only one of the tapes, for the purpose of this blog post. AS early as February 2020 of this year, Trump revealed on tape that he knew about the seriousness of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). He states on the tape how deadly the virus is. But he also says on tape, "I wanted to downplay the virus to not cause people to panic."
Is the President kidding? How phony! His campaign strategy has been to panic his supporters about his opponents from the very beginning!
The President, from the beginning, has scared his supporters about immigrants. He has repeated that they are criminals, rapists, and wanted to "take over the country."
Currently, he is alarming his supporters, declaring that "low-income housing" will "abolish" the suburbs. Many view this as a veiled racism.
Currently, he is panicking his supporters about his political opponent. He is claiming that in "Joe Biden's America," crime, violence, anarchy, and lawlessness will take over.
So why is the President expressing concern over alarming people over a pandemic? Withholding the truth from people when they need the information to save themselves is not pro-life. Reportedly, the President has been, from the beginning, more concerned about saving the economy than about suppressing the spread of COVID-19. Reportedly, COVID-19 has killed about 190,000 people in America. According to one poll after another, people believe that the President handles the economy better than Joe Biden would. Many people, including Joe Biden himself, have pointed out that the economy will never recover until we in the United States can get COVID-19 under control. Because the President has so politicized the virus, many far right-people, who form the "base" of his support pool, are also viewing COVID-19 through a partisan lens.
We now have a tape that provides solid evidence that much of the current pandemic could have been prevented. I'm convinced, though, that we are so divided that each person will listen to the tape (or any tape or other piece of evidence) through a partisan lens. For now, we have "alternative facts." Once, the President was caught on tape declaring something like, " Don't believe what you can see with your eyes. Believe me."
How did we get to the place where a life and death pandemic has been politicized? How did we arrive to the place where even tapes can convince half a population that is baked in to their own views? Even the simple act of wearing a face covering to protect oneself and others has become a controversial act? And protecting human beings before they are born has split the country?
God help us. I have no easy answer.
In an audiotape, Donald Trump reveals how early he was aware of how deadly COVID-19 is. He also shares his intention to downplay the virus threat. Listen to this tape.
In an audiotape, Donald Trump disclosed a secret weapons system. Listen to this tape.
In an audiotape, Donald Trump dismisses the question about white privilege. Listen to tape.
Monday, September 7, 2020
Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Help Find Kassanndra Cantrell, Missing Pregnant Woman (TRAGIC UPDATE: BODY FOUND, BOYFRIEND ARRESTED)
The body of Kassandra Cantrell has been found and her boyfriend has been arrested. Comfort for her family at the loss of their loved one & her unborn baby!
This blog post features the case of a missing woman who is pregnant. The simple act of circulating this information gives us an opportunity to help save two lives: the life of a mother and her unborn baby. Information below are the facts of her case. Included below is a page filled with links about this missing pregnant woman. Cantrell is considered to be missing under suspicious circumstances. This means that foul play is suspected in her case because of the situation.
Kassanndra Cantrell, 33, is a resident of Parkland, Washington State. She was last seen leaving her family's residence on Tuesday morning, August 25, 2020. Cantrell is three months pregnant. She may have been headed to a grocery store. She was driving a white 2014 Mazda 3 sedan with the license plate AXV1638. Kassanndra Cantrell's financial records don't show any activity. She hasn't used her phone or contacted her family.
Cantrell's vehicle was found Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, at night. It was located in the 300 block of 25th Street E. It is near the Tacoma Dome. Detectives are asking businesses in the area to check their surrounding cameras.
Cantrell stands around 5’7 ” tall; she weighs 180 pounds. Cantrell has brown hair and blue eyes.
Have you seen Kassanndra Cantrell? Do you know of her whereabouts? Do you have information on this case? If you have any information, you are asked to please call the Pierce County Sheriff's Office at 253-798-7530 right away!
Thank you very much for helping to save the lives of Kassanndra Cantrell and her unborn child!
***TRAGIC UPDATE***: The body of Cassandra Cantrell has been found. What happened to her probably also happened to her unborn child. Her boyfriend has been arrested. Read article.
This article is the original source.
These links provide updates for Kassandra Cantrell's case. Visit this page; read articles.
The above flier and information are courtesy of Locate the Missing via their Facebook page.
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