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Wednesday - October 21, 2015
Hello once again from the Home Office For Jingoistic Second Amendment Supporting Xenophobic (So they tell me), Fossil Fuel Burning Meat Eaters Of West Texas.
Just in the past couple of days, while drinking coffee with several different groups of friends, the subject of our federal government came up.  And even though I was with three different groups of people, the general consensus of opinion was that if some drastic changes were not made at almost every level of government, the country in which we all grew up WAS  THROUGH.

Just stop and think back in the years after Harry Truman was President of the United States and even the years in which his successors;  John F. Kennedy,  Lyndon B. Johnson,  Richard Nixon,  Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter,  Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush,  Bill Clinton,  and George W. Bush were in the Oval Office, we did not ever experience the feeling of hopelessness that many Americans are feeling now.  There is no doubt that during the Johnson Administration that there were some really liberal  policies enacted and of course when you add to that the Vietnam War and the restraints put on our military by Johnson and his Secretary of Defense, Robert McNamara (who held this position for 8 years; 2,595 days) which to date is the longest anyone has held that position.  Oh, and did I forget to mention that Lyndon B. Johnson was a Democrat?
Then LBJ announced that he would not run for a second term.   Then we had the Nixon years in which the media and the Democrats/Socialists will always bring up "Watergate".  And there is not any doubt that a crime was committed BUT what got Nixon was not the crime BUT  THE  COVER  UP.  And don't forget that even though Nixon fumbled the ball big time, The United States of America was still respected/feared worldwide.  Of course Nixon resigned and Gerald Ford took office and was fairly weak as a President but did not perform any drastic deeds.

Then we had Jimmy Carter, who up until now was the absolute weakest and most inept President in my lifetime.  Of course when he ran for a second term, Ronald Regan handed Carter his head on a platter along with his ass.  Up until Ronald Regan ran against Carter, I was a member of the Democrat Party.  But along about that time, even the Republicans in the formerly Democrat controlled State of New Mexico began to run some really good candidates and one day while Tony Knott and I were in District Court, we went to the County Clerk's office and changed our political registration to Republican.  In either Regan's first or second term we also had a Democrat Congressman pass away and of course our Democrat Governor appointed his nephew to fill the vacant position.  During that election, Joe Skeen who was a rancher from the Roswell area ran on a WRITE  IN  CAMPAIGN  and WON  BIG TIME.

I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Skeen at a campaign event as I was working security at the door.  We talked for a few minutes and he went on his way.  After the election that November where Joe Skeen won by a fairly large margin, some friends and I on New Years Day were drinking coffee at a local pancake house and we saw Mr. Skeen and some other people come in and sit across the room.  At that time I was wearing my maroon and white cap from Texas A & M and while we were talking, Mr. (Congressman) Skeen walked up to our table he introduced himself and told me he liked my cap.  I then found out the Joe Skeen had graduated from Texas A & M University.  After passing a few words he looked real hard at me and said,  "I believe I know you... aren't you a Police Officer?"  I told him I was and where we had met.  I was pretty impressed that he would remember meeting me on that  once occasion.

Anyway, those were good years as were the four years under George H.W. Bush... at least they were good years from my perspective.  Then, of course following President Bush we had 8 years of Bill Clinton.  Now while I will freely admit that our economy was good during those years, Clinton left much to be desired  insofar as character and honesty were concerned.

Of course following Clinton was George W. Bush.  I, as a whole, liked President Bush and really did appreciate the manner in which he treated our men and women in the U.S. Military.  While I did not agree with some of his domestic policies and I sure didn't agree with one attempted Supreme Court Justice appointment, I still think he is a decent man.
THEN.... we were subjected to the criminal administration of Barack Hussein Obama.  It is really hard if not impossible to point out just how badly screwed up our federal government is under this professional "Community Organizer".  If you will just take a look at his appointments and his cabinet, it won't take you very long to come to the conclusion that  this man is a Socialist to the core.   He has appointed nothing but flunkies to key government positions and even though he has been in office for almost seven years, he still, on a daily basis, blames George W. Bush and the Republicans for every bad situation and our daily growing 18 TRILLION  DOLLAR  NATIONAL  DEBT.  Income Re-Distribution Of Wealth along with Climate Change appear to the driving forces in his existence.

During the Obama Administration, we have seen our Constitution all but shredded by Obama and  his appointees.  To me, the First Amendment's guarantee of  Freedom of Speech has been eroded to the point of it being almost unrecognizable.   To prove this point, at almost every turn, the federal government attempts to place the tag of  "HATE  SPEECH" or  "HATE  CRIME"  in every instance of confrontation between minority groups and law enforcement.  I'm sorry but  FREEDOM  OF  SPEECH  IS  EXACTLY  THAT.  The First Amendment protects words which are insulting to others.  Even our top military brass have caved in to his lies and totally incompetent foreign policy.  And now that he is coming to the end (THANK  GOD) of his second term, the political party with whom he is in bed, is pushing none other than Hillary Rodham Clinton, who in my opinion is just a unqualified to hold the Office of President as is Obama..... and potentially more dangerous to our freedom.

BUT, why would we have expected any other results from a man who not only lies on a regular basis to the American People but applies  political pressure on other elected officials FROM  BOTH  POLITICAL  PARTIES, to obtain his desired results.

NO!  I am not blaming Barack Hussein Obama OR Hillary Rodham Clinton for the mess our country finds itself.  I  BLAME  THE  AMERICAN  VOTERS  AND  THE  ESTABLISHMENT   REPUBLICANS  WHO  ARE  INTERCHANGEABLE WITH THE ESTABLISHMENT  DEMOCRATS.  There is no difference other than what they choose to call themselves.
I truly feel that if ANY of the Democrat candidates win the November 2016 election that we will not recognize our wonderful country in 4 years.  I believe that you can kiss the Second Amendment goodbye and in particular if Hillary is elected, firearms confiscation will be in our future.  I further believe that if ANY of the Democrats are elected that we will have an influx of Muslim Terrorists like we never dreamed possible.   I further believe that if any of the Democrats are elected, seizure of private property will be in our immediate future.  IN  OTHER  WORDS  WE  ARE  THROUGH!
If my bashing of Barack Hussein Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton somehow gives you the impression that I DETEST  EVERY  SUB-ATOMIC  PARTICLE  IN THEIR  SOCIALIST/MARXIST  BODIES..... THEN  I MUST  CONGRATULATE  YOU ON BEING  MOST  PERCEPTIVE. 
Tony Aguilar,    Mary Vigil,      Joe & Ruth Lucero,   Ted Salgado,  Raoul McPeters   -NM  -  Ella Dunlop,    Kaleigh Paige Hudgens,     Bobby Peiser,  Bob Wallman,  Maria Tupaz,  Bernice Murphy,     Judy Langham,     Liz Deguren,  Roger Tucker,   Charlotte Williams,   John Gallemore,   Zak Krejci,   Debra Blake,   Mary Denson,   Randy  Jones,      Don Weaver,        Roger Goertz,   Billy Williams,     Jerry Carpenter,   Steve  Mida,   Sherry Welch,  Shirley Boatright,   Dick Burnett,   Kaylee King (2)    - TX -  Sr. Delphine Grigas (98) - IL -   Paul & Debby Gula,  Mike Burkebak,   Alan Miller,    Debbie McKeown, Violet  Fermin,  Carlos Fernandez, Hamilton Anderson,  Arlene Anderson,   Kate Nolan  - FL -    L.T. Drennan - OK -     Lynn Jones - NE -   Warren Wetmore - IL -    Gladys Beasley, Barbara Urban - MD -   Charles Latham,  Rocky Leonard,    Bette Miller,   Sheriff Richard Mack - AZ -   Kate Powell,  Annise Kennedy,  Sam Wittstruck (17 yoa),  Kenny McPeters  -  CA -     Pat  Holley,   Keith Chambers,   Nancy Chambers,   LANA Athey - CO -      Hal Whitmore - DE -   Herb Johnston - NY -     Lonnie Shoultz - AL   -   Perry Evans  - AR -   Jim Pinney,   James E. Brady III (2 yrs. old)  - OH -  Joyce Marie Severino - GA  -     Josip & Lela  Slivar - ZAGREB, CROATIA -  Sister Clarice Carroll (83) - HAITI  -  George Rimmer - WA,    RET. COL.  Pete Mekkelson -WVA    
GySgt. Daniel West,  MSgt. (Ret) Randy Morrow , CAPT. Michael Rice,  CAPT. Nick Francona, GySgt. James Walker, CAPT. George Zeigler,    CAPT.  Catherine Schmidt Fiancé of Capt. Zeigler)    SSgt. Matt Ross, Alex Boyd,  RCT Graydon J. Phillips,  CAPT. Levi English,   GySgt. Eric Harmon,   LCPL Archer Abblitt,  Maj. Todd A. O'Brien,   MGySgt. '46 - 82 (Ret)  Harvey  Weigart -   US MARINE CORPS -    Kenneth Thomas - USCG    SSgt. Eric Grudziecke, A1 Elizabeth Chaffon,  Cody Barber, Col. Phil Samples, TSgt. Aaron Brown,   TSgt.  Rebecca Goodwin, 1st LT.  Mandie Yates,   MSGT James Beasley - US AIR FORCE -   Capt. Brian Kriss - TxANG -   Zachary Moore - US NAVAL ACADEMY -    Lt. William Jourdan,  CDR Robert McLay,  Lt. Tommy Brown, Lt. Russell Brown,     CAPT. Wayne Putnam (Ret),   E5 Matthew J. Blaker (and crew of the USS ANZIO),    LT JG Ethan English,   - US NAVY -   Bud Barnett - USNA 74 -    SSgt. Mike Campagna - SPECIAL FORCES -   SSgt.Michael Strawn, Sgt. Logan McKinzie,  Capt. (Fr) Kevin Peek, Maj. Fred W. Tanner, Lt. Col. Robbie Ball,  SSgt. Travis McGowan,   Michael B. Hudgens,     Scott Hillyer,   Jeff Schoonover,  CWO2 Mitchell Wittstruck - US ARMY    -  CWO3  Tim Helton and the 1/230  Air Cav Squadron TNANG  -  All of the  men and women presently serving in the United States Military
John Mallory - DEA -  Fr. Joseph M. Peek,  Gary and Cindy Hogman,   Ashtyn Wages and John Paul Tupaz and their families. 
"Passing laws against guns may enable zealots to feel good about themselves, but at the cost of other people's lives."..... THOMAS SOWELL
"The knockout game of suddenly throwing a punch to the head of some unsuspecting passer-by would not be nearly so much fun for street hoodlums, if there was a serious risk that the passer-by was carrying a concealed firearm."..... THOMAS  SOWELL
"Another feature of gun control zealotry is that sweeping assumptions are made, and enacted into law, on the basis of sheer ignorance.  People who know nothing about guns, and have never fired a shot in their lives, much less lived in high-crime areas, blithely say such things as, 'Nobody needs a 30-shot magazine.'... Really? If three criminals invaded your home, endangering the lives of you and your loved ones, are you such a sharpshooter that you could take them all out with a clip holding ten bullets?  Or a clip with just seven bullets, which is the limit you would be allowed under gun laws in some places?"....THOMAS  SOWELL
 "An appeal to arms and to the God of hosts is all that is left us!.... Sir, we are not weak if we make  a proper use of those means which the God of nature hath placed in our power....  Besides, sir, we shall not fight our battles alone.   There is a just God who presides over the destinies of nations and who will raise up friends to fight our battles for us....   Is life so dear or peace so sweet as to be purchased at the price of the chains of slavery?  Forbid it, Almighty God.  I know not what course others may take, but as for me, give me liberty or give me death."..... PATRICK  HENRY
Barack Hussein Obama,    Michelle Obama,   George Soros,    Joe Biden,   Louis Farrakhan,   Debbie Wasserman Schultz  DNC  Chairperson,   Leon Panetta,       Supreme Court Justices - Ruth Bader Ginsberg,  Sonia Sotomayor, Elena Kagan, AND John Roberts,      Eric Holder,   John McCain R-AZ,   Valerie Jarrett,   Nancy Pelosi,  Harry Reid,  Diane Feinstein,   Barbara Boxer,   Lanny Davis,   Hillary Clinton,   Bill Clinton,   Chuck Schumer,       David Axelrod,  Rahm Emanuel,   Ezekiel Emanuel,   Kathleen Sebelius,   Bill Richardson,   Jay Carney,    Susan Rice,    Rep. Keith Ellison D-MN,    Former Homeland Security Director Janet Napolitano,      COLIN  POWELL  ( R) ,   Michael Moore,      John Kerry,   Lindsey Graham,   Former President Jimmy Carter.   Al Gore,      Chuck Hagel,    Dick Durbin,   Chuck Schumer,   Andrew Cuomo     Chris Christie R-NJ ,   Michael Bloomberg,   Sheila Jackson Lee D-TX,     Susan Collins R-ME,   Patrick Leahy,     Jeff Flake R-AZ,    Eddie Bernice Johnson D-TX,   John Boehner R-OH,    John Cornyn R-TX,   Mitch McConnell R-KY,  Mike Huckabee R-AR,   Lisa Murkowski R-AK,      Robert Menendez NJ,   Al Franken MN,   Claire McCaskill (D-MO),   Patty Murray WA,   Henry Waxman CA,   Linda Sanchez CA,   Maxine Waters CA,       State Senator Wendy Davis D-TX,   Elijah Cummings D-MD,   NY Mayor Bill de Blasio,   Lois Lerner,   Michael Morrell,   Tommy Vietor (National Security Council Spokesman),  Karl Rove,    Rep. Ann  Kuster D-NH,   Jen Psaki (State Department),   Josh Earnest,   Marie Harf(State Department),   Jerrold Nadler (D-NY),   Rep.  Jared Polis (D-CO),    Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO),   Orin Hatch (R-UT),   John Koskinen (IRS COMMISSIONER),   Jeh Johnson (Homeland Security Secretary),   Elizabeth Warren (D-MA),   Deval Patrick (D-MA),   Charlie Crist (D-FL),   Jerry Brown (D-CA),    John Lewis (D-GA),   Michelle Nunn (D-GA),   Jay Nixon (D-MO-Gov.),   Mary Landrieu (D-LA),   Julia Pierson,   Jonathan Holmes Gruber,   Rep. Al Green (D-TX),   Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-TX),  HOWARD  DEAN,   Timothy Kaine* (D-VA),    Charles E. Samuels Jr.,   Amy Klobuchar (D-MN),   Mark Dayton (Gov. MN-D),    San Francisco Sheriff ROSS MIRKARIMI,   John Kirby (State Department Spokesman),   Barbara Mikulski (D-MD),
MSNBC,    ACLU,   Congressional Black Caucus,   NAACP,   Jesse Jackson,  AL  SHARPTON,    UNITED   NATIONS,     Jane Fonda,   LA RAZA,   MOVEON.ORG,      PETA,   CAIR,     BOB  COSTAS (NBC),   ESPN,     The NFL,   CNN,  The Environmental Protection Agency,    Al  Jazeera America,      Republican National Committee (RNC),     NBC,   CBS,   CNBC,  ABC,  BUREAU OF  LAND  MANAGEMENT, Department of Education,  Department of Energy,  Tom Steyer (Progressive Billionaire Opposing Keystone Pipeline),   NBA,  NHL,  NOW (National Organization Of Women),   Patricia Ireland,    Jesse Ventura,  Geraldo Rivera FOX News,   Juan Williams FOX News,    The Washington Redskins Football Team,    James Brown (CBS -NFL Pre-Game).  CDC (Center for Disease Control),  Bill O'Reilly FOX News,  Shepard Smith FOX News,  Alan Colmes  FOX News,   MICHAEL  MOORE,   Bryant Gumbel,  BLACK  LIVES  MATTER,   The SIERRA  CLUB
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I am sure you noticed that all of the quotes from Dr. Thomas Sowell today dealt with gun control laws.  I watched a program several years back in which Dr. Sowell granted a rare live interview.  During that interview, I learned that Thomas Sowell was at one time a firearms instructor in the U.S. Military.  So he is not just another academic speaking on a subject about which he has little or no experience.  One of his latest articles is titled "The Gun Control Farce: Part II.  I believe it was published on October 14th.  It is well worth reading.
I heard one news report earlier this week which said that the Ted Cruz campaign is one of the leading fund raisers of all the candidates.  The report also said that 70% of the funds raised by the Cruz campaign came from people donating $200 or less.  That speaks pretty highly of  the Cruz supporters which indicates perhaps that he has a good bit more support from real conservative voters than do some of the other so called Republican candidates who are receiving their donations from large donors.  The figures did not include any money from the Super PACs.
With all that is going on at present, for some reason the television and radio news programs seem to place the condition of Lamar Odom, former NBA player and husband of Khloe Kardashian, at the top of the news list.  Of course,  you have all heard that this Odom idiot went into a coma at a whorehouse in Nevada due to mixing cocaine and some sex enhancement drug.  OK,  let me make this one observation...... who gives a shit?   If you are stupid enough to marry into the Kardashian  family, anything that goes wrong is deserved.
I wrote most of this letter yesterday since beginning at 11:00 A.M. today, Wednesday, on the TCM Channel the old Errol Flynn swashbuckler, The Adventures Of Don Juan, was playing.  Besides Errol Flynn, one of my all time favorites, this movie had one of the most beautiful women EVER on Planet Earth in the lead female role.  Her name is Vivica Lindfors.  And of course this being a period movie the costumes AND the music were all great.   AH, but not to be outdone, immediately following The Adventures Of Don Juan was the old Robert Taylor classic,  Ivanhoe, which had a bunch of great actors and a young Elizabeth Taylor who was also one of the all time beautiful women.  Great movies;  Great actors;  what more can you ask for?
OH NO!   Joseph Biden WILL  NOT  RUN  FOR  PRESIDENT.  This all but hands over the Democrat nomination to Hillary Clinton.... unless she really drops the ball on he Benghazi hearings or the F.B.I.  is able to show illegal activities regarding her E-Mails.  And folks,  if   Hillary  gets a free run, and the Establishment Republicans are able to push Jeb Bush or someone of that caliber through as the Republican nominee.... then just stick a fork in America as we know it.  WE  ARE  DONE.