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Very few people would have anticipated the level and duration of violence and destruction in the cities of America that have been displayed over the last two months. Even our Republican Senators seem to be throwing up their hands in frustration and complaining at the feckless Democrat mayors and governors in our states.
But that seems to be all that our Senators are doing.
And this country needs to see earth-shaking changes in Congress or we will watch our country go down in flames.
So, I’m speaking to the Republicans in the Senate: Please take my suggestions seriously, as painful as it will be for you to follow through.
Senators, you should immediately stop business as usual. Decrying the disruptions, quoting the Constitution and blaming the Democrats are fruitless actions.
No one is listening to you. No one cares.
Stop attending rubber chicken dinners or giving campaign speeches in order to be re-elected. If you don’t immediately change direction, there will be no Senate seat for you to fill.
Here are my three suggestions if you really care about the future of this country:
- Act as a unified body of Republicans. Drop the petty fights. Stop negotiating with the Democrats, which is akin to negotiating with terrorists. Focus on the most important issues: the rule of law, the power of the federal government, and the power of the people. When you see foolish issues come up like another $600 per month for the unemployed and worry about your choices because you want to be re-elected, stop arguing. All of you need to be on the same page (which means denying the $600), which also requires you to be forthright about backing the President. I don’t care if you don’t like him if he offends your sensibilities. You must demonstrate—which means voting for his policies—that you want to preserve this country. That goal should be your primary concern. That unity also should be demonstrated by making a powerful statement to the people.
- Speak to the people directly. Film commercials that show all of the Republican Senators with Trump standing with you. Each commercial can focus on an interview with different Senators—attacking the violence that is happening; pointing out the betrayals of the Democrats; of support for sending in Federal law enforcement to protect federal property. I expect the commercials will go viral on YouTube. Have the Republican National Convention buy one-page ads in all the major newspapers except the NY Times and the Washington Post. Send the same message of unifying the country, re-establishing the rule of law, and supporting the Constitution. Use these efforts to educate the public that the Constitution is not an archaic document, but the foundations of a lawful existence, and will be the basis for re-establishing peace and order in this nation.
- Appeal to the American people. Remind them that you serve them, that you need not only their support but their participation in this effort. Tell the people you trust them to find jobs just like they did before the coronavirus struck the country; tell them you want to empower them to take back their country by honoring and celebrating the Constitution; tell them you don’t want to dictate what they should do, but serve them in the most productive way possible to put the country back on the right track; tell them you want them not to be oppressed by Marxist tyranny, but free to practice the Bill of Rights. List the first ten amendments of the Constitution every chance you get and apply them to everyday life: free speech means that no one has the right to demand political correctness in your words or demand that you close your churches or synagogues; right to bear arms means that you have a right to protect yourself, your family and community from those who wish to enslave you under a Marxist/socialist regime. Let them know that you will be right there with them to ensure that not only will their rights be protected, but you will work together to save the nation from tyranny, so that everyone can exist in peace and safety in the United States of America.
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If you truly care about the future of this country, for the freedom and prosperity of its people, please take action now.
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