Trump is making America great again

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 19, 2018

On Wednesday, Nov. 5 2008, the day after Barack Hussein Obama was elected as the 44th and the first black president of the United States, the front page news was exploding with pure exuberance! The local mainstream daily newspaper editorials read something like, “today the sun came up, the birds were chirping, the bees were buzzing, the grass was green, the world did not end and people went about their business as usual!”

That was not fake news. The report was accurate and correct. Although Obama was a Democrat and the first black man elected as president, nothing happened on the main streets of America!

No street protests, no rioting, no burning of private businesses or police cars, no smashing of store front windows and no destruction of private property. Although some 60 million people voted for Republican Sen. John McCain, there were no public outbursts over the election results. None whatsoever. It was peaceful and quiet in America. As a matter of fact, loser, John McCain gave a polite concession speech and urged his supporters to offer Obama good will and to put forth an earnest effort to find ways we can all come together.

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Obama would spend the next four years without any civil unrest. Then he was re-elected and received the same respect and reverence,  while on his way to dismantle every social, religious, moral and lawful respect this country was founded on!  He did not stop there. He made sure when he and wife, Michelle, left office, that he would leave America in the worst racial shambles since the mid 1960s, along with the largest U.S. federal deficient, more than all the presidents before him, combined!

But wait! It would be just the exact opposite, when long-shot, newcomer and non-politician, Donald Trump would win the 2016 Presidential election. It was the left, the elite liberal Democrats and the ever-present mainstream media who mistakingly declared Hillary Clinton would be the next president and not Donald Trump! So to prepare for the Clinton win and it’s aftermath, they cautioned and pleaded with all Trump supporters to please exercise restraint and respect for the presumed next president, Clinton.

The mainstream liberal TV and news outlets like CNN, CBS, NBC and ABC were urging Trump supporters, not to have civil discourse and social unrest or no ugly protest or property destruction! Well, guess what happened? After Trump’s unbelievable “come from nowhere” presidential victory, it was the left, the liberals, the Democrats and the “Free Speechers” who normally chant, give peace a chance, make love not war, we shall over come, we are one, wear a flower in your hair and why can’t we all just get along, that took to the streets of America.

It was them, that took to the streets with meanness, hatred and destruction. They burned, looted, destroyed police cars, private property and even deaths, came out of their rampage and unrest. It’s the same groups and news outlets that continue to show disrespect and disdain toward President Trump and continue to refute everything he is trying to do for all Americans today! It makes no difference to them. It is as if, they would rather see America, its people, its freedom, its way of life and even themselves, go down, if they can bring President Trump down with it. Their motive and attitude is disgustingly sick and beyond understanding! But they are out there trying to do it. But none of these distractions, none of these disparaging attempts to derail President Trump and his administration’s goals to jump start our economy and make America competitive and great again, have worked.

I’m not a registered Republican nor a Democrat. I’m proud to say, I’m a conservative and was raised with those values. I’ve never voted party lines for the sake of party. I’ve always voted for the candidate and the issues. I think a great majority of both parties should go home. That’s why I voted for Trump to “drain the swamp,” including some in Mississippi. Trump is a smart businessman and a political novice with no political debts owed to anyone in Washington. He’s never been elected to anything except as president or chairman of his own company. Which, makes him the perfect person to be in politics. At times, he talks rough and says things that are abrasive but truthful. Even Hillary and Biden have a trash mouth in private. Trump talks straight, you understand him, he does not need a tele-prompter. He does not back down from foreign threats and makes no apologies for America. That’s what a leader does!

His political promises were clear, concise and just common sense. In just 11 months, he has made good on many of them. Such as, the federal tax overhaul, reducing corporate taxes from 35 percent to 21 percent. Companies are staying and expanding in America. Already there are 33 plus companies such as AT&T, Wells Fargo, American and Southwest Airlines giving $1,000 bonuses to employees. Waste Management is giving $2,000 bonuses to its 64,000 employees. Some are raising their wage rates by 25 percent and more. The child care credit has doubled. The Dow Jones has hit an all time high of 25,000. The US economy is on a growth track of 3 to 4 percent for the first time since 2005. In all of Obama’s 8 years, the economy never hit even 2 percent. Housing values are increasing. Trump has opened up coal mining and the keystone pipeline. Consumer confidence is at a 17 year high.

As promised, he appointed a conservative, Neil Gorsuch, to succeed Judge Antonin Scalia, to the Supreme Court. Trump is strengthening our military and its presence worldwide. He has even brought Christ, Christmas and Christianity back into the White House. Hallelujah! Although the radical left, the liberals and the mainstream media will go up a tree backwards, to continue to undermine, discredit  and smear everything President Trump does, the rest of us need to push, support and encourage him to make us and America Great Again!

Because if we don’t, we will surely see America go to her knees with us under them. It’s that serious!

Henry Watts is a Natchez resident.