Tuesday night saw something happen that a great many people are still in shock over. Hillary Clinton was not elected President of the United States, Donald Trump was. Within hours there were videos from tearful celebrities bemoaning the tragedy, or youtubers screaming they were going to kill themselves, or saying they were having a heart attack. Today, students are shown on video being consoled, having had classes cancelled because their candidate not being selected is traumatic. I hate to think about them later in life, when they don’t get the job they “deserve” or when they are forced to pay bills, or the like. We’ve seen tweets demanding people beg their states Electors to change their vote, which had the situation been reversed, they’d be screaming that “Hillary won the Electoral College, let it go, you lost.” There are people repeating “she won the popular vote” just as we saw in 2000, but they quickly forget that they would be the first to demand someone be arrested and made to publicly flog themselves and apologize, for doing the same thing.
Yes, there have been incidents where “Trump supporters,” and put that in quotation marks because anyone acting like this will be listed as one, regardless of who they did or would have voted for, of people being told they’ll be deported, or the like, and that is not acceptable to me. President Elect Trump NEVER said he would deport all immigrants, nor did he saw he would look at Citizens or legal residents of Hispanic or Muslim heritage in that way. What he said is he intends to work to stop ILLEGAL immigration, and to deport those here ILLEGALLY. Naturally, this doesn’t fit the “he’s a horrible, racist, sexist, pig” narrative, so the media spins it however they want, and of course, the left laps it up. What upsets me a bit is how the incidents of idiots displaying their racism or another quality that should be kept hidden are all over the news, but the complete silence about the “open letters” all but ordering people to vote for Hillary, or the many celebs who threatened to leave if he won. If you want a better America, start with the media, until they’re at least forced to just be honest, let alone stop the DNC bias, we will continue down this horrifying path. Oh, and just as we’ve seen since before the primaries, those “outraged citizens” protesting, well, they may not be what they seem. Click here for story
Where do we go from here? Honestly, we go on as we have for the last 8 years. The media is trying to spin this as the world is ending, we’re all headed for Auschwitz or Buchenwald, and Trump will be the second coming of Hitler, which is not true. For most of the day to day things each of us face, nothing will change. We are not going to see troops in our streets, dragging people off to be deported. The celebrities who swore they’d leave the country forever if he won will stay and keep making millions from the very people they insult by saying that, and life will go on. No, Gay Marriage will not become a crime worthy of being hanged at dawn, and the ACA won’t just go POOF and vanish. I honestly hope that we get a new SCOTUS Justice who will not try to legislate from the bench, but truly will just interpret the law, and rule on if that law is Constitutional or not, but we can’t say for sure until that person is in place. As for the ACA, as many people as are covered, it won’t be just yanked away, but I do hope the requirement to select a plan or be heavily fined will be removed. Before you get up in arms over “everyone should be covered,” consider this. My mother was made to select an ACA plan until her Medicare benefits kicked in last year. So, she selected one, and started looking for a Doctor. Guess what, NO DOCTOR WITHIN 100 MILES WOULD TAKE HER. So, she’s legally required to have that plan, to pay for, AND IT’S COMPLETELY USELESS! Sure, have a marketplace where people can get health care that they otherwise couldn’t, but requiring it, when not everyone can use those plans is theft, pure and simple.
Hillary will not be arrested and jailed, and honestly, I don’t think the FBI will really try too hard to continue the investigation. Personally, I think they should, because she broke the law and badly mishandled confidential information. WikiLeaks has never (so far) released false information, the media didn’t like that Hillary was being shown to be far more unfit that we ever thought, but we’re told it shouldn’t matter, and to focus on how bad Trump is because he saw something mean more than a decade ago. Are you seeing the real problem yet? It’s not the DNC or GOP, they’ve been the way they are for decades, and although we need to fix this and I say we need to get rid of parties all together, the real problem is the media. We’ve known for a while that many of the networks are owned by a very few corporations, and thus, despite the appearance of being independent, they’re all told what to do by the same person. The Clintons are also heavily connected to News Corp, so is it any surprise that they’d paint her as the second coming of Christ and Trump as worse than the devil?
No, he isn’t out to get the LGBT community, no he isn’t out to get the Mexicans or Muslims. What he is, is a man who wants to help American Citizens, which means ILLEGAL immigration must be stopped, and LEGAL immigration encouraged. He likely will weigh in on the bathroom issue, and he’ll be attacked for “forcing innocent teens into danger,” because he will most likely come down on the same side that I personally stand on. Just because you “identify” as a man or as a woman, does not change the fact that biologically you’re not. Restrooms and Locker Rooms are not a place for someone of one sex to be around those of the other. The media is going to have a sad, likely shaking teen on camera saying they don’t feel like they should go to the restroom because they’re really not a girl, or the like. Sadly, what this does, is open the world up to have people “identify” as a girl, just to use the ladies room, and there WILL be attacks and rapes. Naturally, that person will be a horrible person, a monster, but they’ll also be a “social warrior trying to undo progress by making things look dangerous when they really aren’t.” We saw from the beginning that this wasn’t about equality or people feeling uncomfortable or unsafe using the restroom for their sex, it was about forcing others to bend and cave. Schools first offered gender neutral bathrooms, single occupant bathrooms to be exact, and that was shot down as “forcing them to be outed by using them.” When it started to become obvious that parents cared enough about their children to fight them on this, they changed tactics. We soon saw school boards meeting in secret to just make it happen, but of course, that didn’t last. Students were told to not tell their parents, so of course some did, and parents were outraged, as they should be. Next, the President sent a letter of “advice” with thinly veiled threats about federal funding. So, this was never about “making sure students felt safe,” it was about forcing the vast majority of the U.S. to cave and bow to the will of a HUGE minority.
I’ve ranted and rambled here for long enough, but I can’t sit and watch as I, and people I count friends are branded bigots or racists or sexists, simply because we didn’t bend over and do what people demanded we do. We, just like every other voter, voted for the candidate we felt we should vote for. Yes, there have been cries to end the Electoral College, or to call your E.C. representative and beg them to vote Hillary despite the results. Remember, had Hillary won and these things happened, the people saying that would be decried as hateful, bad losers, and so on. We are not going to see the Electoral College just go away, that is something that will take a MASSIVE amount of work. Just as Hillary was blowing smoke or promising something horribly un-Constitutional when she promised to “make gun control happen.” We have the Constitution for a reason, and that reason is to ensure that the people elected to serve aren’t able to just make things happen. It’s worked for 240 years, but naturally, when the left sees that screaming about “the children” or ranting that “guns are evil” doesn’t magically mean that all firearms are just POOF gone, they suddenly don’t care about the process, but when I suggest that the ACA is horribly flawed and must be done away with and something else put in its place, I get the “it’s law, you can’t just get rid of it, there’s a process.” You can’t have it both ways, you can’t say the Electoral College should be respected when you win, and should be gone when you lose. You can’t just make things happen that you want, and then use “the process” to protect things you want kept.
We need maturity at all levels, from the student to the President, and until that happens, we’re going to see the situation get FAR WORSE, and may not get better after that. Hillary, Obama and Trump have all called for America to come together, yet we still hear about riots, about people blocking highways, because their candidate didn’t win. I have no doubt that had Hillary won, and I simply stood somewhere with a “Pray for America, we need it more now” sign, I’d likely be attacked or worse, but when she loses, her supporters have a “right” to “express themselves” by BLOCKING TRAFFIC AND DEFACING BUILDINGS. This is precisely what safe spaces and trigger warnings have gotten us. Students are “traumatized” by seeing Trump 2016 written in chalk on a sidewalk, but when that happens, they’re “exercising their rights” when they break the law. They’re so traumatized by their candidate losing that they threaten to kill themselves. How will they ever survive the real world? Unless they stay in school forever, or get all the way to PhD and start teaching their useless topic, they are in for a rude awakening when they can’t call in to work because the mean man won the election, they can’t go home early from work because they saw a t-shirt for the other candidate on lunch. Meetings don’t come with trigger warnings, and when they complain to HR about their boss being “abusive” when he gives a warning about constant tardiness.
We’re in for a major shift in the world folks, and while we’ve got 4 years to try to reverse the trend, I don’t see much chance, and I am scared of what will happen when these special snowflakes get back into power. They will of course tell you (loudly and repeatedly) that they’re going to make sure everyone is equal, until in power, when white males are told to get out, and others who aren’t white males, but who disagree with the special flower people are told to follow. We’re on the downhill slope, the only question is do we walk, run, or slide down?