Things aren’t usually very black and white when it comes to politics. Then again, we’re not in a time when conventional wisdom offers the right answers. The Islamic State is at war with the United States and by the time the next President comes into office, we’ll need that person to be a wartime President. Ted Cruz is best suited for that job.
There’s a stark difference in the way that liberals like Attorney General Loretta Lynch and conservatives think when it comes to stopping terrorism and ending the unholy rise of the Islamic State. For conservatives, it’s a matter of recognizing the enemy and doing something about it. For Lynch, it’s all about being cautious, halting hate-speech, and running marathons.
According to the Obama administration and mainstream media with their strings by the same puppet masters, the biggest problem we face is not radical Islamic terrorists but rather weak gun laws. Let’s put aside that California has the toughest gun laws in the country or that the threat of radicalization from the Islamic State’s propaganda and recruitment machine is more powerful than anyone is willing to admit. Instead, let’s focus on why all of this happens.
The willingness to admit that there is such a thing as radical Islamic terrorists is not a condemnation of Muslims. However, the unwillingness to even utter the words “radical Islamic terrorists” is a betrayal of reality and demonstrates an agenda that is more politically driven than security driven for the Democrats.
The liberal media, the White House, and the Democratic candidates can ignore reality all they want, but American’s cannot allow the facts to be obscured. Guns nor gun laws are to blame for the massacre in San Bernardino, CA. A political atmosphere that betrays our Judeo-Christian value system is demonstrably the root cause.
In the coming days we will hear about the need for gun control, questions of radicalization, the need for metal detectors and frisking stations everywhere, and other forms of political agendas at play in the wake of the horrific shootings in San Bernardino. One thing that will not get nearly enough attention is the possibility that political correctness prevented a neighbor from reporting suspicious activity in the days leading up to the shooting because she didn’t want to “profile these people because she believed they were of Middle Eastern descent.”
Moderate Republicans and a huge percentage of Democrats downplay the need for the rule of law under God to be acknowledged. It’s not really a religious matter that begs the question about the separation of church and state. Christian conservatives like myself embrace the need for religious freedoms and do not want politics to be influenced by religion, but we also must be aware of the importance of values that flow through our laws as a direct result of our Judeo-Christian heritage.
The rhetoric is still rhetoric even if it comes in the form of righteous indignation.
In comments, social media posts, and even mainstream media stories, I’ve found a clear trend that the attack on Planned Parenthood in Colorado Springs is being labeled as a direct result of vocal right-wing mouthpieces who espouse the defunding of Planned Parenthood, protection of gun rights, and a pro-life worldview. This annoys me because the argument, when brought up in regards to radical Islam and calls for advances of the tenets of the Koran, gets quashed as generalizing a group based upon the actions of a small minority within the group.
With Donald Trump leading in the polls and many political pundits starting to change their tune about his chances of winning the Republican nomination for president, voters need to start asking themselves one question: is Donald Trump’s personality what we want representing our country to the rest of the world?
Let’s state a fact. Some will say that it’s not a fact, but I’ll demonstrate why it is indeed a fact here shortly. The fact is this: if the United States continues with its current policy regarding the Islamic State, there will be a major terrorist attack on American soil perpetrated directly by the Islamic State or its supporters.