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Why every American should support Donald Trump

I delivered this speech at a Trump rally on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at the Utah State Capitol.  Please share.

I am a mother and a grandmother, the first Republican woman to run for US Senate in Utah, a conservative talk show host, one of Utah’s Republican State Electors … and I am a Mormon.  I am here today to proudly support Donald J. Trump for President of the United States because he is the moral choice.

We’re not voting for the Pope. We’re voting for the President. As Phyllis Schlafly, the First Lady of the conservative movement and my long time friend and mentor, once said, “Like it or not, we have a two party system and Jesus is NOT on the ballot.”

And Evan McMullin, you are not Utah’s “savior.” In fact, you are stealing votes from the moral choice and giving them to the crooked choice, and you’ve admitted it. How principled is THAT?

Phyllis passed away at age 92 just one day before the launch of her final book, The Conservative Case for Trump. She endorsed him when it was not easy. She knew it‘s not about personality; it’s about the principles.

She said, “I asked him to stand by the Republican platform, because we have the best conservative platform we’ve ever had. He endorses it, he will stand by it, and he is a real conservative.”

To my colleagues in the mainstream media and their pollsters: This is not about you and your feeble attempts to manipulate the people with your spin and collusion. You have been exposed, and it’s because of Donald Trump’s tenacity and leadership that you have been brought down. He is the wrecking ball we’ve needed.

And Gloria Allred, we know who YOU are. No one condones assault. This election is not about you and your drama, and your opportunistic and phony charges against Republican men – charges that have been debunked every election cycle.  This is about our children’s future. It’s about the Supreme Court and who will appoint the next four justices – and many more judges and thousands of Washington D.C. bureaucrats.

Let’s look at what’s at stake for our children: We can maintain our “high moral ground” to vote for NeverTrump, while more babies are aborted, our second amendment rights vanish, and the Supreme Court is forever changed. In fact, according to one of Trump’s advisors, former Ambassador Faith Whittlesey, your NeverTrump vote is treason to the Pro-Life movement.

Do we want another former ACLU president, anti-god, -family and -country Ruth Bader Ginsburg, appointed by Bill Clinton?

Or Trump’s commitment to an originalist, respecter of First and Second amendment rights, such as Antonin Scalia, appointed by Ronald Reagan?

Do we want Clinton’s partial birth abortion choices?

Or Trump’s pro-Life choices?

Do we want Clinton’s war on religious liberty?

Or Trump’s championing of the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, restoring the First Amendment to religious institutions and non-profits?

Do we want to continue the Clinton’s globalist sell-out of production and jobs, undermining our rule of law?

Or do we want Donald Trump to fix or eliminate NAFTA, withdraw from TPP, and bring those jobs back home and keep our Constitution the Supreme law of the land?

Do we want Clinton’s open borders, flooding this land with too many that hate America, bringing crime and drugs to harm our children?

Or do we want Trump to make America great again, welcoming immigrants that love this country?

Do we want Clinton, the originator of the unconstitutional single-payer system – called HillaryCare – back in the White House?

Or do we want Donald Trump’s plan to repeal and replace the disastrous ObamaCare?

Do we want to continue the Clinton Corporate Crony machine in Washington DC padding their foundation pockets?

Or do we want Donald Trump to drain that swamp?

Hillary, you tell us that you want to solve our problems with more bureaucracy and government solutions. But I have a message for you: You ARE the problem. Donald Trump IS the solution!

When Mr. Trump spoke at Phyllis Schlafly’s funeral he said, “I’m sure that she’s telling us to keep up the fight. Phyllis, we love you, we miss you, and we will never, ever let you down.”

And that, my friends is why Donald Trump IS the moral choice for America!

Together we will make America great again! God bless Donald Trump and God bless America!

The Utah Compact, Obama’s Amnesty Executive Order v. Real Solutions

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On numerous occasions, President Obama has vowed to take unilateral action, if Congress does not, and he has. Just before Thanksgiving, the president stood before Americans and explained his comprehensive, amnesty executive order to 4.5 million illegal aliens. He has no constitutional authority to do this. Congress must exercise its constitutional authority to reign in the executive branch. It is high time that the lawsuit Republicans have brought against him be heard.

By now, it should be evident that neither side of the aisle has the will to what they have been charged constitutionally to do. Follow the money. I would not hesitate to suggest that there is corruption at the core. More votes for Democrats. More cheap labor for Republicans. More revenue for the U.S. and South American countries in the drug industry. And the U.S. Chamber of Commerce is the “winner,” even if short-lived. Because if this greed continues, this nation will crumble from the moral decay that indebtedness and entitlement bring.

Since the U.S. decided to abort babies – 1 million a year since 1973, are we surprised that the U.S. now needs to replace our shrinking population with illegal aliens? This is a disastrous state of affairs.

Chris Herrod’s Extraordinary Analysis of President Obama’s Amnesty Executive Order

Former Utah Representative Chris Herrod, whose wife is a legal immigrant from Ukraine, has been willing to take the heat among his peers to speak truth. He has left no prisoners behind in this review of what Utah, an otherwise conservative state, did to create a sanctuary state that is now reaping some serious consequences and he makes a compelling case for why that unconstitutional “Utah Compact” legislation that President Obama has embraced should be repealed in Utah before it gets worse.

Chris has created a series of short videos on his new blog site www.unconcon.com that each analyze the fallacies in the President’s address unveiling his amnesty order. This is worth the watch, and I hope that it will make you aware of the damage our elected officials have done to law-abiding citizens in this state. Continue reading The Utah Compact, Obama’s Amnesty Executive Order v. Real Solutions

A Plan to Destroy America

Former Utah State Representative Bill Barton sent this message to me recently. It’s important enough that I wanted to pass it on to you. Please forward to your friends.

If you love your children and want to protect their future, take a moment to read former Colorado Governor Richard Lamm’s short speech and then sign the petition to stop nationalized education, and contact your elected representatives.

He has identified the global, multicultural, progressive, politically correct curriculum and pedagogical strategies that have been taught in U.S. public schools for over 25 years and now being fast-tracked in the latest label “Common Core” standards. Continue reading A Plan to Destroy America

Advice to Utah GOP: Be Careful What You Wish For

Now the two parties in Utah are having another spitting match. Again, the media is reporting the controversy as a dispute over Democratic Salt Lake County Attorney Sim Gill’s comments alleging racist police brutality, (Sim pointed out that he grew up in India and saw a horrific public beating when a child) and an honest and pointed response from Salt Lake County Party Chairman Chad Bennion, who referenced the DA’s bias from his foreigner background.

Immigration=Racisim. Those hard-hearted Republicans. Again.

The more the Right (those who want local, less, smaller government) makes a big deal of what the Left, (those who want bigger, more, centralized control) has purposefully transformed into a racist/ethnic faux pas (again), the more fuel the Right gives the Left.

And that’s precisely what the Left wants. They are on a pursuit of the great dialectic to force this nation incrementally to become a welfare state. Two steps forward, one step back, and eventually we’ll get there.

Well, my friends, we arethere.

Vladimir LeninIt was Lenin himself who penned the phrase “One Step Forward, Two Steps Back – The Crisis in Our Party” – in a pamphlet written in May 1904 addressing the split between the majority – the Bolsheviks – and the Mensheviks led by Julius Martov and the backwards motion of what was needed: incrementalism.

It was a play on the idiom derived from watching a frog try to escape from a well – for every two steps forward, it lapsed back one step, making the journey out of the well tiresome and tedious.

Julius MartovBy 1917 Lenin and Martov had finally united to force the successful worker’s revolution. Of course they were both socialists when they were bickering intra-party, but it is an example of the dialectic in action. (If you don’t understand “the dialectic” – Google it.)

Today, we see incrementalism at work on all fronts. Immigration comes to mind.

Incrementalism and Immigration
Inviting immigrants to the U.S. that have little historical background or history with the republican founding of our nation and that bring with them flawed ideas of governance has never had a good outcome for a free nation historically. Incrementally, immigration patterns change societies and political outcomes. If you’ve never seen it, here is a fascinating animated map of how immigration patterns affected religous blocs and the rise and fall of nations. I call it “Around the World in 90 Seconds.”

It can be logically argued that immigration patterns in the U.S. have already dramatically changed the dominant culture and its notions of the role of government. We can also acknowledge statistically that a welfare state has attracted many, and by bringing them in, has increased support for a welfare state. in fact with over 2.2 million on the government payroll, not including military and state public employees, it is reasonable to say that we have reached a tipping point of no easy return. Not good news for Republicans and the Right who believe less government is more liberty.

Thus, it can be said that the current immigration policy is destroying the republican form of government the Founders had envisioned – and it has nothing to do with skin color. They had the good sense to allow only a quota of foreigners (“aliens,” as they were and are still legally called) who might not bring with them the right ideas about liberty. By allowing a political bloc of socialists who would capture the majority, the nation could be transformed.

That we typically speak of this demographic or our form of government as an event yet to happen, in reality – if we are honest with ourselves – we must remove the blinders.

Friends, it has already happened. A majority of Americans are now welfare recipients. Will a majority vote to remove all these perks and welfare they now receive? Not likely.

But it’s not sustainable, and if allowed to continue, we may get a result we did not want.

Framing the Debate and Staying on the Offense

As a former candidate for US Senate/Congress, and watching those who have held and currently hold public office, a conservative politician’s voice is often neutered or silenced out of fear that the Left will make hay when truth is plainly spoken.

I’m no longer running for anything, and for that matter, I have nothing to lose, but even when running I was outspoken, sometimes to the horror of consultants. So I am continuing to speak boldly and bluntly. That is who I am and how I was raised.

Let’s analyze this situation with the County GOP Chairman and the Democratic County DA: A Republican leader is now concerned about the political lynching of a police officer that the Left has once again twisted into a racial incident. That is to be applauded. But, to continue the dialogue further only favors the dialectic and incrementalism will win – again.

My advice is to leave this narrowly focused debate alone now and to begin to turn and control the message – turn it into the message that we not only really need, but one that few acknowledge. If we do this in principle, what the Left wants will get its three days – or at most two weeks – of news coverage and then it’s gone.

If the Right is skillful enough to stay focused on the real issue, the foundational and fundamental causes, the Leftist twist will be all but forgotten and the correct message will emerge and dominate.

It’s the Left that wants the racial dialogue to go on and on, to incite class warfare. It’s right out of the Alinsky playbook.

Think of this old adage: “What if they gave a war and no one came?” ha.

So, let’s stay focused on what’s really killing this state and nation and begin to use the transitional phrase, “You know, the real issue here is ________”

And the real issue is? So glad you asked.

The real issue is the gorilla in the room: The corruption of crony capitalism and the merger of private-public partnerships that have little concern about the philosophies that the precious workers business owners need might bring to this country. These are the capitalist cannibals. They have already brought in, and are supporting educational philosophies, a generation that will use their false ideas of the role of government to be used against them. The very people they need, and the money they are throwing into educational programs to train them, regardless of political background and philosophy, are the very ones that will unionize and rise up against them – the very fathers of their feasts.

This is nothing new. It is the cyclical pattern of history. And they will overturn them.

The Danger of the Private-Public Partnership

If you look closely enough at the people, the strategic players, and the funding, you will see these insidious private-public alliances/collaborations lurking behind every issue we face. They are rendering local control and our influence at the voting booth impotent, they are equalizing the tax sources (redistribution), regionalizing and removing our representative form of government and turning it into a socialist, collectivist, consolidated, centralized, controlling superstate.

Even in Utah.

stalin-lenin-and-trotskyIt’s not a new idea, and the history does not have a good outcome. Crony capitalism and private-public partnerships are in part what incited and then co-opted the Bolshevik revolution, what supported Trotsky and eventually brought Stalin and Hitler to power in Europe. The same patterns emerged in Asia.

Follow the money. Always.

If you do, you will begin to see a powerful pattern of public policy merged with the private sector, forcing enterprises that refuse the public subsidy into unfair competition with the publicly subsidized sector. Who among you could compete with FREE?

My friends, THAT – the private-public partnership – is destroying the free market on all fronts – from education to health care. Both parties support it.

Can you identify what it looks like? Do you know its names and labels in education, in health care? Do you know what you might wholeheartedly be supporting without really understanding the consequences?

Any guesses what sacred cows I might be talking about? I’ll let you chew on that cud until my next post.

Action Items

My advice is: Let this little spittin’ match go. Focus on the real issue. Who will stand with me? I really need your help. It’s not going to come from those that have billions. If it comes from anywhere, it will be from the grassroots, you and me. Sheer sweat and a few dollars from a lot of folks.

Ask yourself the following questions: Who am I? What do I believe? How does money affect my beliefs? What do we as a people believe? And most of all, do we practice what we believe?

We are in a very dangerous time. I warned GOP leaders over 25 years ago what the outcome would be if we continued to collaborate with and compromise with the Left and abandon Roberts Rules for consensus. As we debate these ethnic, class warfare issues, this is not a good time for the Republican Party to be going through an identity crisis and believe that it must water down its message and cave in to peer pressure to become more democratic/Leftist just to get more votes.

That’s exactly what the Left wants. That’s incrementalism.

I applaud Senator Mike Lee (and the handful of the brave that stand beside him) for standing his ground.

What Will the Future Headlines Be for the GOP?

My good friend Ron Mortensen, a brilliant writer, has written a powerful piece capturing likely future news headlines if the GOP continues on this course. Read it.

After reading this short commentary, you will not view this discussion the same again. It will give new meaning to the advice: “Be careful what you wish for. You just might get it.”

Another Great Immigrant Story

immigrationToday my husband and I checked out of our hotel room upon the conclusion of business meetings in Las Vegas. The bellman spoke with a recognizable accent. I’m always curious about what brings people to the United States and what their impressions are. And so I asked.

His name was Aleko. He was somewhat startled, but the floodgates opened. What followed was astounding and every American needs to know what he said.   Continue reading Another Great Immigrant Story

Embracing Amnesty – 2011 Immigration Debate

Sutherland Institute, a Utah conservative think tank that has broken ranks to support open borders and amnesty and a Leftist-U.N. position on immigration, sponsored a debate in 2011. It was an excellent debate and shows the hypocrisy of an otherwise good institution that promotes “civility” in an uncivil discourse calling those who want the government to protect our children from identity theft and to support laws that are equitable and fair, that don’t punish the law-abiding while favoring those who break the law.