Politically Speaking – February 7, 2018

February 6, 2018
By Cathy Stuehmeier

In my absence I’ve certainly not been without thought of where our county is, nor have I been disillusioned with Donald Trump, as some on the left have suggested. But I’ve been totally disgusted with the left going deeper down the rabbit hole. As the weeks have gone by, my desire to write how I feel has grown stronger as the insanity continues, and what better timing than the first State of the Union address for Donald Trump, especially hearing what I consider one of the best State of the Union speeches since Ronald Reagan and witnessing the deplorable fifth-grade behavior of Nancy Pelosi, Chuck Schumer, and the rest.

I believe Donald  Trump has done an incredible job in his first year considering the crazy opposition he has faced since day one.
Over the last year, as he stated in his address, we have faced great tribulation, from gunfire and loss of life on the Las Vegas Strip to floods and hurricanes. He continued by saluting American heros, garnishing standing ovations from the right while the left made fools of themselves by showing their totally un-American attitudes.
He pointed out the growth in jobs. After years of stagnant wages, they are now on the increase. Employment of blacks and Hispanics is up. Small business confidence is way up. The stock market has reached an all-time high. Tax reductions are in effect for everyone, meaning more take-home pay. (It may be crumbs to Pelosi, but it means food on the table for American families.)
In April it will be the last time you will file taxes on the old system. The insane ACA (Obamacare) will no longer be able to penalize many. Small businesses can now flourish under new tax reform.
Turning to the center of the future, Trump said “Faith and Family” and “In God We Trust!” This statement brought down the house.
He then turned to the automotive plants and to growth in the coal industry, as well as exciting progress that is happening every day from generic drugs to patient care experimental opportunities and reducing the price of prescription drugs. I personally question anyone who has said this man has done nothing, in spite of the left.
He concluded by pointing out, “We have finally turned the page on unfair trade.” His focus is to rebuild industry and infrastructure.
In looking at the left — e.g., Nancy Pelosi, among the other useless legislators — as he spoke, I found them disgusting.
There was much more said, from pointing out the corrupt MS-13 gang of thugs to saluting our veterans, military and first responders (and still the left sat unphased), as well as addressing illegal immigration while some of the left booed. So sad.
After listening to CNN, MSNBC, and the rest, I found the reviews to be fake as usual.
The State of the Union response was given by Joseph P. Kennedy III (D-MA). It was apparent he studied under Elizabeth Warren. Now you know what’s wrong with him.
With their actions, it could have cost them the midterm elections.
Until next time.
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