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What is happening to our country? @docrobert posted about the supply chain issue, focusing on California ports (just one port of many), but these supply shortages and delivery issues are just one, in a long list of serious problems in the “new, woke Biden administration’s America.” Our Transportation Czar, Pete Buttigieg, has taken a maternity leave since August, to stay home with his gay partner. Dear Mr, Buttigieg, you may have a doctor before your name, but neither you nor your partner carried a child for nine months, or went through a grueling and exhausting delivery, and never will. Why such a long leave? In the meantime, people are waiting for building materials, appliances, furniture, computers, auto parts, and many other critical supplies, that you should be on the job resolving. Pete, can you address the country on our supply chain and delivery issues and what you are doing about it?
The babies arrived amid the delay of a bipartisan infrastructure bill and growing concerns over product shortages and the sluggish transport of goods, inconveniences that have only grown more biting as the pandemic continues. On Friday, Mr. Buttigieg’s twins cooed in the background as he spoke by phone about the “pro-family” policies.
Walgreens just bailed on San Francisco after experiencing $1000 in thefts a day, despite beefed-up security. A drugstore! They have a raging crime problem, and during Obama’s reign, they complained that there was an unjustified skew of minority incarcerations.
So they changed the laws to err on the side of the criminals instead of fixing the problems. So-called “petty theft”, drug arrests, and home break-ins were not considered serious crimes, so don’t prosecute! Now we have the results. I believe our vice president, Kamala Harris, was involved in this, hollering racism. Is this not also Nancy Pelosi’s district? Does she not need a drugstore?
A generation after Democrats embraced “tough on crime” policies that swelled prison populations, progressive activists are pushing to make the criminal justice system less punitive and racist — and polls show a majority of Democrats support such efforts. Harris has argued that her views align with the new progressive movement. But her record in California, where she was a prosecutor, district attorney, and state attorney general before representing the state in the US Senate, has come under harsh scrutiny and debate since she launched her own presidential campaign in 2019.
Harris argues that she’s fought to reverse incarceration, scale back the war on drugs, and address racial disparities in the criminal justice system. So young people are taught that you can take what is not yours, and it’s not a crime, not a sin. You deserve it. Also, is she not in charge of our Border Crisis? Vice President Harris, can you address our country and tell what you are doing about the Border Crisis?
It’s all over the news that fuel and heating costs are escalating this winter between 40-50%?! This includes oil, gas, and propane. I thought under Trump, we were energy independent?! We had so much energy, oil, gas, that we were exporting it. In fact, I remember Trump topping off our national reserves because prices were so low, and it was a good price. That is the markings of good business sense. Under Biden, the pipelines have been plugged, and no further oil and gas resources will be pursued. So hat tip by Biden to the “Build Back Better” Klaus fan club, that all cars will have to be electric by 2030, and those fuel-guzzling homes that insist on keeping warm this winter, can just order up a solar panel from China or suffer.
Undocumented refugees keep pouring across the border, and no one knows where they are being shipped to, if they have Covid, or who else is coming in with them. That’s because, despite begging from border control, they are still pushing through anyone with little monitoring, and the Border Patrol is overwhelmed. So ignore our immigrant laws on the books?
Also overwhelmed are the police in our country, who are finding themselves ambushed, and killed. Why is there no outcry from our government to this lawlessness? So those that we count on to protect us, have no protection or support from the current Biden administration. Not a peep for these fallen men and women in blue, who go out day and night to protect us from harm. It’s despicable.
Also under Biden’s watch, he insists that there be a vaccine mandate. Last night on the news, it was reported that at midnight, half the EMTs in Maine will be gone. If you have a health emergency, you cannot count on someone showing up to help you. This is only one harmful issue to U.S. citizens. The airline industry, many corporations, the military, want the freedom to decide if they want a shot, not lose their job/careers. We have never been asked to make a choice like this and it is wrong. They are pitting the vaccinated and unvaccinated against each other, and next will be the Green Pass, such as being implemented in Europe (with protests and pushback).
Everywhere there are “Help Wanted” signs.
Why are there a record number of people quitting? Are those numbers factored into the jobs report? I don’t understand why we need a $3.5 TRILLION package to “help” working families, when there are plenty of jobs, that they are quitting. Our local roads are clogged up twice a day because of the hundreds of parents having to drop off and pick up their kids from school, due to a bus driver shortage! The local Whataburger is paying $22/HR to flip burgers and cannot find help.
We have plenty of energy, our country is rich in natural resources, and we are a sovereign nation that honors the rule of law. We have the world’s best education, medical facilities, and military, and most importantly, founding documents that promote freedom, freedom of religion, of the press, and of speech. We have what we need to be prosperous and independent. How many of our elected have read the 27,000 pages of this massive spending bill, and yet voted to keep raising the debt ceiling?
The United States should be a beacon of opportunity, but our bright light is dimming under the current leadership. Our duty to family and country has darkened, thanks to handouts and free everything. What has happened to our country? We haven’t even touched on our current foreign policy mess. I hope something gets resolved through upcoming elections, but I fear these problems run deeper than politics. Your thoughts? What can we do to resolve these corrosive issues?Published in