When I want to feel like a child again, I turn on the television and watch EWTN with Mother Angelica. I know she is old fashioned, but some things never change. We have the young to teach us the t…
When I want to feel like a child again, I turn on the television and watch EWTN with Mother Angelica. I know she is old fashioned, but some things never change. We have the young to teach us the things that change and the old to teach us the important things that never change. She takes me back to the simple life we used to live. She is almost Always right! She talks about God and our place here on earth and how God has a plan for us.
We pray it’s a good one!
The world is all hustle bustle today with electronics making us smart and confused at the same time. We need it, it sometimes owns us, but listening to Mother Angelica it all seems more simple somehow.
I had nuns I did not like, one in particular Sister Dolorosa. My father picked her as my music teacher because she was Italian, I didn’t like her one bit! She fell down a flight of stairs and I got a new nun, sister Joseph. At first I thought I had ” the power” and made her go away with wishful thinking! That alone should give you an idea of what a handful I was. I wasn’t a bad kid, just a clever and always thinking one. My mother had my number and would say “Judi Mae, I know you are making the balls and the rest of them are firing them” and she was right!
When I grew older I realized I didn’t like her because she was “strict” and was on to me when I didn’t practice. She disciplined me with a tone and a particular look over her glasses that scared the wits out of me. She was in charge and I practiced! Sister Dolorosa taught me more in two years than any other teacher I had! Children need discipline to become balanced individuals, we had plenty of discipline at school and are better for it.
Mother Angelica died on Easter Sunday, she was 92. She had common sense and optimism. She was a straight talker and a saint. To me her most valuable lesson was, Jesus calls us all to be saints , don’t miss the opportunity! She never did.
Watching the horror in Brussels and knowing it could have been prevented is just too much. These cretins are going to Middle Eastern Countries and being trained to kill. Then they just stroll back into the country and kill their friends and neighbors. Trump is right, the families know what they are doing. These idiots are making bombs in their residences and they don’t care if they kill their relatives! The neighbourhood where they live is known to be a hot bed of terrorists and they are paralysed into believing they won’t hurt them?
Europe must do their part we just can’t do it all. They don’t have raids at night? They are at War and they watch them? They worry about feelings? Trump’ s right, we could never follow their lead and we must be the leader or we will all be touched by this. I agree with him, sympathy is necessary but using our resources wisely is much better. My Good God, they know who these people are, why are they allowing them to kill their citizens? They can get as mad as they like at Donald Trump and if it helps them mobilize then great!
It’s always reactive not proactive. A culture of people who look the other way our of political correctness will be a culture of dumb dead bunnies! Are we doing the same stupid things? it’s hard to understand why we can’t organize this effort and stop this carnage. Why don’t we? WE NEED A LEADER to organize our Muslim allies and get this thing done. They are just as afraid as we are!
Common sense just ain’t too common.
He talks a good game. He tries to make us feel guilty for not wanting refugees from the Middle East in our country. He talks about American values, he does not demonstrate them and I for one am tired of hearing his same talking points and empty threats. Hillary is scared to disagree with him. I don’t believe for one second she thinks it’s a good idea, a humanitarian she is not. She knows where her bread is buttered and also knows the butter can go away pretty damn quick.
The Middle East is a mess and has been for a very long time. This administration made it worse, no doubts there. She has no answers and doesn’t get the questions. Libya is her creation, she took credit in her book (it’s her very own words). It is sad that people under 50 have no clue about all the nefarious deals she has been involved in, what she has cost the taxpayers and just how incompetent and inept she has been her entire political life. Bill looks like a deer in the headlights trying to prop her up. What are her accomplishments? Besides marrying him, no one seems to know.
People say she has experience. So what, it has all been bad!
It is going to take a very strong leader, a person who garners attention and has the ability to lead the fight, engage and involve others and win this damn thing. Donald Trump was right and just watch how many people say the same things he said in a little gentler way, the same just exactly the same! He is a bull in a china shop no doubt, but he is our bull and we need him.
In our History we have made a few mistakes but we must never look to Europe for direction. They have never had it together, we got away from them for a reason! Churchill had guts and they hated him, thankfully he did not care. He was outspoken, uncouth and smart as hell. He was a patriot and he saved us and baby we need saving now.
The people have had enough. Bernie Sanders won by a landslide in Utah and immediately her minions defended her. She lost to Obama in the same fashion. They say white people won’t vote for her, perhaps she should ask why. Maybe the working middle class in this country are real tired of paying the bills. When the people want a communist sympathizer over a sort of socialist it say’s quite a bit! Remember these for the most part are single women (with children) and youth, not exactly the people who make America great!
America needs a lesson in economics. No Country can survive open borders and welfare for all who come. This is a political revolution, it could be worse and if it doesn’t change I think in our life time we will see just how bad it can get!
Lock up the borders, E verify to all who enter and no one comes without a sponsor. the way it was for years. No assistance to anyone who is not a citizen and the sick, the mentally ill wandering the streets and our Veterans must be taken care of. When I was a kid we had Norwalk and Fairview Mental Facilities and it was rare to see vagrants. Vagrancy was against the law! As it should be today. Why should we pay for parks and clean beaches for bums to sleep in? What about our kids and our rights? We just get to pay and put up with it. It’s pathetic.
We want our Country back. Liberal politics have destroyed California. We need a leader who talks straight, expects people to be productive and creates an environment for them to do so. The rest of the world is demonstrating Liberalism and it isn’t working and never has. Many of our allies are trying to move to the right, it may even be too late for Europe. Like us they tangle themselves up in laws and paralyse the entire process with bloated government living off the people. England may pull out of the Union, they never did go on the Euro proof they didn’t like the idea in the first place. Angela Merkel has been a disaster for Germany. Argentina has a ray of sunshine in a newly elected leader, looks like they are figuring it out. They elected the son of the richest family in Argentina and he is a businessman and a friend of Donald Trump!
I want Trump to win. I am only a citizen with one vote but the man makes sense to me. I don’t like anyone coming in without proper papers and hello, we are at war with Radical Muslims! The ones who are here that have assimilated are just fine, the ones who aren’t…home they go. That was the original design of the green card…you had five years to assimilate or you could not be a citizen! We have become a nation of anything goes and guess what…almost anything does!
Alright enough already! Romney’s dad did the same exact thing to Barry Goldwater, the old republican guard trotted out every scare tactic they could think of…Romney lost anyway but Barry lost too. People are tired of being told who to vote for, this is 2016!
The Democrats are telling us we must vote for Hillary, she is experienced. Does it matter that her experience has been worthless to America? We have all worked with people who have experience and how about experts? How have they done lately? Bernie Sanders cannot win, he would never get his programs done and the Democrats would have a heck of a time explaining how a Socialist ever got into power with the backing of their party! We all know the Democrats are socialists but they don’t want it said out loud!
I would ask Bernie to name one country where socialism is thriving, just one.
I would ask Hillary to name an accomplishment, just one.
Capitalism is the only way….and yes from time to time it must be tweaked. It’s getting a royal tweaking right now!
When you think of why our government was formed in the first place, you wonder how it ever got to be the dog’s dinner it has become. The jig is up kids, you’re only job was to defend our shores and you don’t do it so what do we need you for?
The States would do just fine without the “Washington Cartel” the “Elites” and the “Lobbyists”. The American people want their country back, they don’t want terrorists sent back to the battlefield to kill us and they are appalled that Syrian refugees are being dropped into our cities secretly at night as we speak.
America is not opposed to immigration, they don’t want “Illegal immigration” and 570,000 Muslims being brought in since 2008 is not good…especially when they want to kill us. I realize not all of them want to, but how do we separate the wolves from the sheep?
We are a Country of Laws but we are being run by a lawlessness like no other time in our History. We are told they know better than us, they are experienced. Really? Bernie thinks there are no poor white people in the country, where has he been? Liberal politics have created plenty of them with hand outs.
We can only survive if we realize we can be better and stick together. There isn’t much difference between the political parties and the people are starting to wonder how this game is played. They don’t understand it completely, but they know they don’t like it.
I am a common sense person, I love this country and I love living in California. California is a magnificent place, liberal politics have brought us from the 9th economy in the world to 30th. We have a river running through Los Angeles (yes a river runs through it) and we dump billions of gallons of water into the ocean and have a drought. Ask Jerry Brown…Oh, I forgot he wants to build a railroad to nowhere. We could have estuaries and reservoir’s, we could have the most beautiful city in the world! Look up Frank Gehry, see the vision. I pray Trump will see it for us and help us be great again! You see, we have politicians who buy property along the “train route” now do you get it? It’s time to weed out the losers and live for the better of all Americans. I want them to stop lying and start trying, and succeeding!
The Establishment Republicans are shameful and if they don’t get behind Donald Trump they are just stupid. I don’t need to like him nor do you, but four years of a real Capitalist just might put these politicians in their places and elevate the American people who have been held hostage since the Reagan presidency, and he was a Democrat turned Republican and the best President we ever had in our lifetime!
I liked Jack Kennedy too, he would like Trump because he too was a Capitalist and a great American.
I am a common sense Conservative. Like most Americans, I see big flaws (caverns actually) in both of our Ruling parties. Democrats are Socialists and Republicans are the Old Democrats of Years gone by!
Now everyone is acting up but it isn’t new. If you are a History buff like me, you know the parties have had blood feuds since inception. Jefferson called Adams a Hermaphrodite (half man Half woman) when he was running against him. They hurled insults as fast as Zeus tossed lightning bolts! I have no problem with boys being boys, I have a real concern when the Ruling Class thinks it can choose our leaders no matter what the people want.
This is on both sides. We all know there is no way the Democratic Party will allow Bernie Sanders to win. He is a Socialist and they should have never allowed him to run in the first place, but, be careful what you wish for. They thought Hillary would mow him down but they forgot about their liberal thinking education system that has taught the youth they are entitled to everything they want! And they want it now! I laugh about this because they are getting exactly what they deserve.
Hillary has not brought a ground swell of discontents to her side, he has. She doesn’t care because she knows she has the Super Delegates, thus the fix is in. Bernie could have hit her hard on her peccadillos but he didn’t, he knew he couldn’t! No worries, Trump will. Do the Democrats not see she was a Coronation from the beginning? Truth is she is a bad Queen, she loses her train of thought often, she has no real record of accomplishments (being married to Bill and flying around the world is not an accomplishment, sorry) and her message is exactly what? She takes Trump’s line and adds the word “whole”?
She has had many years to make America “whole”. Why didn’t she give her friend Barack a few of her fabulous ideas? She caused him more trouble than she is worth, the Middle East on fire is on her…not him.
The old Republican guard don’t like “The Donald”. Why? What are they afraid of? It is high time we had a leader that is in it for the American citizens not themselves. If you have children and grandchildren, aren’t you worried about the future they will have if we keep doing the same things over and over? Insanity!
Donald Trump is not perfect but he makes perfect sense. I know for sure he will not spend a billion dollars on vacations. He will have to use Air Force One, but I bet he spends Christmas in the Traditional White House and has State Dinners with Proper people who are important to the advancement and well being of this country. He and his beautiful family with celebrate Christmas as Christians’. He has “important and influential” friends and he could care less about attending Washington’s stupid cocktail parties. I think the real reason Justice Roberts voted for Obamacare was so that he could continue to attend the Georgetown cocktail dinners and parties on our dime!
I was a bank Vice President for forty years, I know how all this stuff works. I know people owe favors and rewards are given often to the chosen, but this is the Best Country in the world and we won’t be able to continue to say that if we don’t wake up.
Trump is flying all over the world all the time. He sees we are deteriorating, he goes to Shanghai and Dubai and sees the huge infrastructure, the building and upward movement and he knows we are stagnant. We have airports that look like third world country airports, we have infrastructure that is old and failing and we have nuts like Jerry Brown in California wanting to build railroads to nowhere.
We don’t just need change, it’s too cheap a word and can mean anything. We need leadership, we need to reignite the American Dream for all to aspire to and we need to clean out Washington with term limits and take back power from the Federal gov’t and return it to the States.
We have plenty to do and an opportunity to elect a person who will organize the right people to do it.
Never in my life have I been so disgusted with politicians. “We the People” are forgotten in this entire scenario. Hillary Clinton will continue to raid the piggy bank, our national dept. will continue to rise, unemployment figures will still be fictional and people on welfare will still be the big lie they tell us and in the end we will have lost our country to politicians who never did give a damn about any of us.
I for one do not need to personally like my President, my boss or my mother in law, but when they win fair and square I do support them. I am a conservative realist too.
I’m with Donald, I see him as our only chance.
Source: Election Madness