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A Random Act Of Patriotic Kindness – The American’s Creed | Allen West

A Random Act Of Patriotic Kindness

written by Allen West on November 12, 2013 via AllenBWest.Com

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I’m sitting here at the Denver International Airport awaiting a Frontier flight to Salt Lake City. I was recognized by a retired USAF fighter pilot who flew A-10 Warthogs– Army guys love that plane. As we were sitting and chatting, a young Frontier employee came by and asked if we were veterans. We replied, “affirmative ma’am.”She thanked us and gave us both a card, which contained a personal note from her, J. Noble, and the American’s Creed. The Creed was written by William Tyler Page and was adopted by the US House of Representatives on April 3, 1918. It says in part:“I believe in the United States of America…established upon those principles of freedom, equality, justice, and humanity for which American patriots sacrificed their lives…It is my duty to my Country to love it, support its Constitution, to obey its laws, to respect the flag, and to defend it against all enemies.”Thank you so very much Ms. Noble for this subtle reminder of why I am a Guardian of the Republic. To all of you reading this, I humbly ask that this evening you take the time as a family or just yourself, and recite this Creed, if you believe in it. Then print it out, frame it, and display it in your home. Molon Labe!

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Democrats Are Attacking Patriots

Democrats Are Attacking Patriots

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Patriots were once revered. Today, love for ideology has replaced patriotism. The Tea Party was founded in the spirit of the original tea party in Boston when “rabble rousers” dumped chests of tea into Boston Harbor. They protested a penny tax on tea when laborers sometimes made a few cents per day. We fought the French and Indian War as British citizens and Parliament spent a considerable amount on the conflict and needed to be repaid. Since most people drank tea, it was logical to raise a small tax on it to pay for the war. Like now, the people didn’t like paying higher taxes. The Revolution let us gain our freedom from England so we could become the greatest nation in the world.

Democrats are vicious attackers of today’s patriots. The Tea Party was founded to oppose Obamacare, higher taxes, and the expansion of the government. We have seen what nationalized health care in other countries has produced. There are long medical waiting times, reduction in care, and other costly problems. Obamacare is proving to be worse than predicted even though pre-existing conditions, something that would bankrupt many insurance companies, are being covered. If 5 million pre-existing medical conditions cost an average of $300,000 a year to cover, that would be a $15 trillion expense by 2023.

Elderly mothers who lost their brothers during WW II and their sons in Vietnam and still love America would agree that they pay too much in taxes. They also receive too little in Social Security payments because the system was not privatized a little to help the economy grow more. They paid into Medicare and expect it to be there when they need it. But since Obama transferred around $710 billion in Medicare funding to Obamacare and doctors are dropping out of the system (since the government isn’t paying them in full), the elderly mother who lost important men in her life is being punished by the government, even though she is a patriot.

When I hear Democrats say that Obamacare is the law, I hear “Dixie” because Democrats used to support slavery when it was the law of the land. The Republican Party was founded to oppose slavery since the Whigs weren’t doing enough to abolish it. Republicans fought the Civil War and gave blacks their civil rights in the Constitution. But Democrats in the South didn’t want to treat former property as equals. That is one reason why they stole civil rights from blacks (and it took decades for them to get their rights back.) Every time the Voting Rights Act is renewed (though according to the Constitution, the states aren’t allowed to abridge the rights of anyone to vote), it’s as if a scab is ripped from a wound that is healing. A bill that was paid over 130 years ago is being repaid every few years. We can thank Democrats in part for the suffering every time. Blacks who escape the Democrat plantation are being attacked by Democrats, even though they are patriots who care more for America than Liberal ideology. I have seen blacks in Tea Party gatherings who aren’t tokens (like what Democrats often treat blacks as.) Democrats are saying “forget about the lynchings our grandparents committed against blacks. Forget that pets were often treated better than blacks were.” The desire Democrats have to make people forget their ugly past convinces me that the donkey symbol for the party should be replaced by a wandering Alzheimer’s patient.

Do you support lower taxes because it would allow Americans to keep more of their money? Democrats would accuse you of being a Tea Party member. Do you think it’s wrong to pay much higher premiums for health care insurance because it is forced to cover too many conditions? Then you must be like Ted Cruz, who also opposes what a generation ago would also be opposed by most Americans. Do you think balancing your household budget makes so much sense that Washington should do the same thing? To Liberals, you are almost evil incarnate.

Patriots love America and want the best for it. They believe in fair play, justice for all, an American lifestyle that allows them to live a comfortable life until the day they die, high standards, and a moral society that doesn’t consider God a swear word. But Democrat leaders declare patriots as enemies of the state. That would include the elderly woman who proudly salutes the flag, sings the National Anthem when it is played, says “God bless you” to veterans who come her way, goes to church every Sunday to be nearer God, and complains when Washington wastes the money she sends to the government. To Democrats, such people should at least change with the times. Germans tried that when Hitler and the Nazi Party came to power. But that change brought the destruction of Germany.

Patriotism is being treated like a mental disorder, and Democrats want to commit a societal lobotomy to remove that portion of our brain. The removal of traditional patriotism from our minds is more than terrible. The soul of Americans will also be removed, which will allow this nation to be added to the list of empires and nations that have disintegrated. If Democrats get their way, patriotism that made America great will be exterminated as if it were a disease instead of a sustaining force for America.”

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Ronald Reagan Favorite Quotes

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Of the many influences that have shaped the United States into a distinctive nation and people, none may be said to be more fundamental and enduring than the Bible. – Ronald Reagan

Deep religious beliefs stemming from the Old and New Testaments of the Bible inspired many of the early settlers of our country, providing them with the strength, character, convictions, and faith necessary to withstand great hardship and danger in this new and rugged land. These shared beliefs helped forge a sense of common purpose among the widely dispersed colonies — a sense of community which laid the foundation for the spirit of nationhood that was to develop in later decades.
– Ronald Reagan

The Bible and its teachings helped form the basis for the Founding Fathers’ abiding belief in the inalienable rights of the individual, rights which they found implicit in the Bible’s teachings of the inherent worth and dignity of each individual. This same sense of man patterned the convictions of those who framed the English system of law inherited by our own Nation, as well as the ideals set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. – Ronald Reagan

For centuries the Bible’s emphasis on compassion and love for our neighbor has inspired institutional and governmental expressions of benevolent outreach such as private charity, the establishment of schools and hospitals, and the abolition of slavery. – Ronald Reagan

“The Congress of the United States, in recognition of the unique contribution of the Bible in shaping the history and character of this Nation, and so many of its citizens, has by Senate Joint Resolution 165 authorized and requested the President to designate the year 1983 as the ‘Year of the Bible.” – Ronald Reagan

“Inside the Bible’s pages lie the answers to all the problems that mankind has ever known. I hope Americans will read and study the Bible.” – Ronald Reagan

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George Washington Favorite Quotes

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“It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.”- George Washington

“It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favor.”
– George Washington

“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable.”
– George Washington

Oh, eternal and everlasting God, direct my thoughts, words and work. Wash away my sins in the immaculate blood of the Lamb and purge my heart by Thy Holy Spirit. Daily, frame me more and more in the likeness of Thy son, Jesus Christ, that living in Thy fear, and dying in Thy favor, I may in thy appointed time obtain the resurrection of the justified unto eternal life. Bless, O Lord, the whole race of mankind and let the world be filled with the knowledge of Thee and Thy son, Jesus Christ. – George Washington, Prayer

True religion affords to government its surest support.
– George Washington

“We must never despair; our situation has been compromising before; and it changed for the better; so I trust it will again; If difficulties arise; we must put forth new exertion and proportion our efforts to the exigencies of the times.” – George Washington

“Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity religion and morality are indispensable supports.” – George Washington

“It is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for benefits, and humbly to implore His protection, aid, and favors.” – George Washington

“Without a humble imitation of the characteristics of the Divine Author of our blessed religion, we can never hope to be a happy nation.” – George Washington

“While we are zealously performing the duties of good citizens and soldiers, we certainly ought not to be inattentive to the higher duties of religion. To the distinguished character of Patriot, it should be our highest glory to add the more distinguished character of Christian.” – George Washington

“Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples’ liberty’s teeth.”  -George Washington

“If the freedom of speech is taken away then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.” – George Washington

“Let us with caution indulge the supposition that morality can be maintained without religion. Reason and experience both forbid us to expect that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.” – George Washington

“The very atmosphere of firearms anywhere and everywhere restrains evil interference – they deserve a place of honor with all that’s good.”  – George Washington

Holiness to the Lord (Exodus 28:26, 30:30, Isaiah 23:18, Zechariah 14:20) – Washington Monument

Search the Scriptures (John 5:39) – Washington Monument

The memory of the just is blessed (Proverbs 10:7)
– Washington Monument

May Heaven to this Union continue its beneficence
– Washington Monument

In God We Trust – Washington Monument

“Praise be to God” (engraved on the monument’s capstone in Latin as “Laus Deo”) – Washington Monument

 

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Benjamin Franklin Favorite Quotes

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“Here is my Creed. I believe in one God, the Creator of the Universe. That He governs it by His Providence. That He ought to be worshipped.

“That the most acceptable service we render to him is in doing good to his other children. That the soul of man is immortal, and will be treated with justice in another life respecting its conduct in this. These I take to be the fundamental points in all sound religion, and I regard them as you do in whatever sect I meet with them.

“As to Jesus of Nazareth, my opinion of whom you particularly desire, I think the system of morals and his religion, as he left them to us, is the best the world ever saw, or is likely to see;

“But I apprehend it has received various corrupting changes, and I have, with most of the present dissenters in England, some doubts as to his divinity; though it is a question I do not dogmatize upon, having never studied it, and think it needless to busy myself with it now, when I expect soon an opportunity of knowing the truth with less trouble. I see no harm, however, in its being believed, if that belief has the good consequence, as probably it has, of making his doctrines more respected and more observed; especially as I do not perceive, that the Supreme takes it amiss, by distinguishing the unbelievers in his government of the world with any peculiar marks of his displeasure.” – Benjamin Franklin (wrote this in a letter to Ezra Stiles, President of Yale University on March 9, 1790)

“I have lived, Sir, a long time, and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth–that God Governs the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without His notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without His aid?” – Benjamin Franklin

“Freedom is not a gift bestowed upon us by other men, but a right that belongs to us by the laws of God and nature.”
 – Benjamin Franklin

“Man will ultimately be governed by God or by tyrants.”
– Benjamin Franklin

“He who shall introduce into public affairs the principles of primitive Christianity will change the face of the world.” – Benjamin Franklin

“The U.S. Constitution doesn’t guarantee happiness, only the pursuit of it. You have to catch up with it yourself.” – Benjamin Franklin

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Abraham Lincoln Favorite Quotes

 

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“I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to men. All the good from the Savior of the world is communicated to us through this book. ” – Abraham Lincoln

“I have been driven many times to my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go ” – Abraham Lincoln

“Let us then turn this government back into the channel in which the framers of the Constitution originally placed it.” – Abraham Lincoln

“May our children and our children’s children to a thousand generations, continue to enjoy the benefits conferred upon us by a united country, and have cause yet to rejoice under those glorious institutions bequeathed us by Washington and his compeers.” – Abraham Lincoln

“Property is the fruit of labor…property is desirable…is a positive good in the world. That some should be rich shows that others may become rich, and hence is just encouragement to industry and enterprise. Let not him who is houseless pull down the house of another; but let him labor diligently and build one for himself, thus by example assuring that his own shall be safe from violence when built.” – Abraham Lincoln

“I have been driven many times upon my knees by the overwhelming conviction that I had nowhere else to go. My own wisdom, and that of all about me, seemed insufficient for the day.” – Abraham Lincoln

“To sin by silence when they should protest makes cowards of men.” – Abraham Lincoln

“We the People are the rightful masters of both Congress and the Courts–not to overthrow the Constitution, but to overthrow the men who pervert the Constitution.”  – Abraham Lincoln

“We have been the recipients of the choicest bounties of heaven. We have been preserved, these many years, in peace and prosperity. We have grown in numbers, wealth and power, as no other nation has ever grown. But we have forgotten God. We have forgotten the gracious hand which preserved us in peace, and multiplied and enriched and strengthened us; and we have vainly imagined, in the deceitfulness of our hearts, that all these blessings were produced by some superior wisdom and virtue of our own. Intoxicated with unbroken success, we have become too self-sufficient to feel the necessity of redeeming and preserving grace, too proud to pray to the God that made us! It behooves us, then to humble ourselves before the offended Power, to confess our national sins, and to pray for clemency and forgiveness.”
– Abraham Lincoln (Proclamation for a National Day of Fasting)

“I am busily engaged in study of the Bible.” – Abraham Lincoln

And whereas it is the duty of nations as well as of men, to own their dependence upon the overruling power of God … and to recognize the sublime truth, announced in the Holy Scriptures and proven by all history, that those nations only are blessed whose God is the Lord.
– Abraham Lincoln

Whereas, the Senate of the United States, devoutly recognizing the Supreme Authority and just Government of Almighty God, in all the affairs of men and of nations, has, by a resolution, requested the President to designate and set apart a day for National prayer and humiliation…
– Abraham Lincoln

“Intelligence, patriotism, Christianity, and a firm reliance on Him who has never yet forsaken this favored land, are still competent to adjust in the best way all our present difficulties.”
– Abraham Lincoln, President, March 4, 1861 inaugural address

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A Patriot’s Optimism

A Patriot’s Optimism

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We live in a time when a Peace Prize recipient aggressively lobbies for a war against a foe who has not attacked us.  We are being asked to authorize an attack to kill Syrians for the crime of killing Syrians, to teach them a lesson about the manner in which they kill Syrians.  We live in a time, when a billion dollar media machine is working overtime to manufacture consent for Obama’s war designs.  The distrust which the majority of Americans now feel  for Obama’s bellicose desires, is born in part of war weariness.   Another facet of America’s distrust for Obama’s hunger for war, stems from the apparent hypocrisy, or flip-flopping, that one observes between President Obama, and Candidate Obama.  You’ll recall that the latter ran on an anti-war platform.  The distrust is also fueled by the avalanche of whistle-blowers who have disclosed the many abuses perpetrated…

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