Two Flawed Candidates

One has personal faults (as do we all) and another has not only personal faults but believes that a woman has a constitutional right to abort, that is, to kill, slice up and vacuum out the remnants of what was once a living, breathing human being – at whatever stage of development even during the exit from the birth canal. Do not be deceived, dear readers, this is a battle between Good and Evil and all the side issues pale in comparison. The Right to Life is the preeminent issue of our times, indeed, of all time. Please vote or abstain accordingly.

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14 comments on “Two Flawed Candidates

  1. Prepare yourselves for all the hypocrites that are out to destroy the candidate with personal faults, like Geraldo Rivera and the neverTrump politicians who take the” holier than thou” position. Disgusting!

  2. To All The Trump Critics

    We all know Trump has personal flaws. He has admitted them and apologized for them. But the feeding-frenzy of establishment GOP leaders on the matter of Trump’s personal peccadillo’s is sickening to behold. Do the likes of Mitch McConnell, John McCain, Paul Ryan etc, really want to see Hillary and Bill in the White House – making decisions which impact our very lives and the lives of our children and grandchildren? I would hope not and the time has come for these GOP types to stop the Trump-bashing and see the world for what it really is. How many of them will reverse their positions and say that Trump, though flawed, is infinitely better than Hillary and Bill in the White House again? Unfortunately, I see little hope they will stand up and be counted but really hope I will be proven wrong.

    • Do the likes of Mitch McConnell, John McCain, Paul Ryan etc, really want to see Hillary and Bill in the White House?

      Yes. If Trump wins, they lose influence and income. Especially now that they’ve stabbed Trump in the back.

      I left the GOP when Lee Atwater, RNC Chair under Emperor George I, opened the “big tent” to baby killers. The GOP is 110% OK with baby killers now, but keeps pro-lifers voting for them via the piece of fiction called “The Platform.” I don’t trust DJT, but I’m ecstatic to see him trample the GOPe and HRC.

      • Engaged in earlier discussion on the sinfulness of using immodest and much worse! language – ever! – the excuse that Mundabor, who is an otherwise savvy Italian writer, is “making a good point” is, well, still quite beyond the point.

        Yes, he has insight and his zeal is unmistakable.

        But being taken to the woodshed for his constant profanity by a ranking and respectable prelate, like Cd Burke or Cd Schneider would be most welcome.

        Most of all by Mundabor – it would help prevent much suffering in Purgatory.

        And he is far, far from alone in this offense. The coarseness of traditionalist posts on a host of venues is deeply troubling.

        Even many prot sects would, correctly, agree.

  3. Any thoughts on Ann Barnhardt’s take on this election and these candidates? She has quite a lot to say regarding this charade.

    “It is NOT about Trump becoming “president” of the former-United States. Never was, folks. It was pre-arranged with the Clintons as a means of re-installing the Clinton mafia in The White House while allowing Trump to evolve the Trump brand and increase the value of the Trump brand by billions of dollars.”

    • I’ve been trying to tell a traditionalist friend of mine for months now that Trump does not want to win. Heck, I don’t know why anyone would want to be president this time around- whoever wins is going to be stuck with the blame.
      I’m voting for Trump since my vote is going to be wasted anyway in my blue-winner-takes-all state. But the two horrible candidates we ended up with is a definite sign that God has had it up to here with this country. A chastisement, perhaps?

    • Naw. DJT doesn’t need to take this kind of grief just for some money. What narcissist would? He’s playing keepsies. And HRC now has this tight feeling in her gut awaiting her arraignment if she loses. This is almost fun to watch.

      I’m not an optimist. But there’s an outside chance that DJT could be a decent president. Surprises happen.

      Right, Zuzu?

      Could be staged… but nevertheless he welcomes the child.

      But this is most important:
      “I will defend your religious liberties and the right to fully and freely practice your religion, as individuals, business owners and academic institutions,” Trump also said.
      The contrast is stark with Clinton, who is aggressively pro-abortion. The stakes cannot be higher. Light vs. darkness.
      It seems to me that to persistently impugn evil motives to DT is to be on the side of darkness.
      St. Michael the Archangel, defend us in battle… pray for us!

  4. Have pro-lifers become the GOP’s second-class citizens?

    By Phil Lawler | Oct 10, 2016

    Hadley Arkes, who has been an effective pro-life battler in Washington’s trench warfare for years, is worried that Pro-lifers Settle for Dhimmitude these days. His argument is, I think, unanswerable.

    The only serious discussion of abortion in this year’s presidential race swirls around Donald Trump’s promise to appoint pro-life judges. (As Arkes illustrates, Mike Pence, despite his pro-life credentials, clearly does not understand the current state of the argument.) The Democratic Party has fully embraced the cause of abortion on demand. But the Republicans, while putatively pro-life, have essentially given up on the possibility of legislative action. Arkes observes:

    And yet there is nothing new here, for what is reflected here runs back to the time even of Reagan and the first Bush, and it is conveyed in this way: The political leadership tells the pro-life leaders that their interests will be covered by making better appointments of judges. In this way, the political leadership resigns any responsibility to speak to this issue.

    So now some pro-life activists instruct us to work tirelessly for Trump, despite any reservations we might have, because he would appoint good judges to the Supreme Court. (Hillary Clinton, they add, would certainly appoint judges hostile to the pro-life cause. On that point there is no argument.) But if the only hope that pro-lifers have for a Trump presidency is the prospect of good Supreme Court appointments, the realization of that hope requires several things:

    1. Trump must win the election.

    2. As President, Trump must keep his promise to nominate only solid “originalist” judges.

    3. When these judges are nominated, they must be approved by the Senate, where Democrats will be united against them and Republicans (many of whom have already broken with Trump) may be inclined to compromise.

    Right now all three of those possibilities look to me like longshots. But it’s not enough for one or two hopes to come through. For pro-lifers to profit at all from supporting Trump, they’d need to hit the trifecta.

  5. The Donald Lives!

    By Patrick J. Buchanan
    Tuesday – October 11, 2016

    Donald Trump turned in perhaps the most effective performance in the history of presidential debates on Sunday night.

    As the day began, he had been denounced by his wife, Mike Pence, and his own staff for a tape of crude and lewd remarks in a decade-old “locker room” conversation on a bus with Billy Bush of “Access Hollywood.”

    Tasting blood, the media were in a feeding frenzy. Trump is dropping out! Pence is bolting the ticket! Republican elites are about to disown and abandon the Republican nominee!

    Sometime this weekend, Trump made a decision: If he is going down to defeat, he will go out as Trump, not some sniveling penitent begging forgiveness from hypocrites who fear and loathe him.

    His first move was to host a press availability, before the debate, where a small sampling of Bill Clinton’s alleged victims — Kathleen Willey, Paula Jones, Juanita Broaddrick — made brief statements endorsing Trump and denouncing the misogyny of the Clintons.

    “Mr. Trump may have said some bad words, but Bill Clinton raped me,” said Broaddrick, “and Hillary Clinton threatened me.”

    The press had to cover it. Then the women marched into the auditorium at Washington University to watch Hillary Clinton defend her behavior toward them after their encounters with Bill.

    As the moderators and Hillary Clinton scrambled to refocus on Trump’s comments of a decade ago, Trump brought it back to Bill’s criminal misconduct against women, his lying about it, and Hillary’s aiding and abetting of the First Predator.

    It was like a tawdry courtroom drama in an X-rated movie, a new low in presidential debates. But what it revealed is that if Trump is going down, his enemies will carry away their own permanent scars.

    As Caesar said of Cassius, “Such men are dangerous.”

    Hillary Clinton has never been hammered as she was Sunday night, and it showed. Knocked off her game, she was no longer the prim and poised debater of Hofstra University.

    There were other signs that, win or lose, Trump intends to finish the campaign as he began, as a populist-nationalist and unapologetic adversary of open borders, globalization and neo-imperialism.

    When moderators Martha Raddatz and Anderson Cooper revealed their bias by asking Trump tougher questions and more follow-ups, and interrupting him more rudely and often, he called them out.

    “It’s one on three!” said Trump. And it sure looked like it.

    How could the moderators have ignored that other leak of last week, of Clintons’s speech to Brazilian bankers where she confessed she “dreams” of a “hemispheric common market with open trade and open borders.”

    If the quote is accurate, and Clinton has not denied it, she was saying she dreams of a future when the United States ceases to exist as a separate, sovereign and independent nation.

    She envisions not just a North American Union evolving out of NAFTA but a merger of all the nations of North, South and Central America, with all borders erased and people moving freely from one place to another within a hemispheric super-state.

    If this quote is accurate, Clinton is working toward an end to the independence for which our Founding Fathers fought the American Revolution.

    After all, Thomas Jefferson did not write some declaration of diversity in 1776, but a Declaration of Independence for a new, unique and separate people.

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    Clinton dreams of doing away with what American patriots cherish most.

    When the issue of Syria arose, Clinton said she favors a “no-fly zone.” Unanswered, indeed unasked by the moderators, was whether she would order the shooting down of Syrian or Russian planes that violate the zone.

    Yet, what she is suggesting are acts of war against Syria, and Russia if necessary, though Congress has never authorized a war on Syria, and Syria has not attacked us.

    Trump did not hesitate to overrule the suggestion of Mike Pence that we follow Clinton’s formula. He believes ISIS is our enemy, and if Syria, Russia and Iran are attacking ISIS, we ought not to be fighting them.

    As of sunrise Sunday, the media were writing Trump off as dead.

    By Sunday night, they were as shocked and stunned as Hillary and Bill.

    What did Trump accomplish in 18 hours?

    He rattled Hillary Clinton, firmed up and rallied his base, halted the stampede of the cut-and-run Republicans, and exposed the hypocrisy of liberal and secular celebrants of the ’60s “sexual revolution,” who have suddenly gotten religion where Trump is involved.

    Trump exposed the fraudulence of the Clintons’ clucking concern for sexually abused women, brought Pence back into camp, turned the tables and changed the subject from the Trump tapes to the Trump triumph at Washington University.

    Upshot: The Donald is alive.

    While his path to 270 electoral votes still looks more than problematic, there is a month to go before the election, and anything can happen.

    Indeed, it already has — many times.

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