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SECULAR DEMOCRATS OF AMERICA PRESSURING BIDEN

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

 

I was not aware of this group until hearing this secular Democrat  group discussed on One America News.   More attention needs to be paid to what this group is pressuring Biden to do should Biden actually become president. Please share with your contacts.   Nancy  

Citing rise of ‘Christian nationalism,’ Secular Democrats unveil sweeping recommendations for Biden

Authors suggested Biden use ‘E Pluribus Unum’ — Latin for ‘out of many, one’ — instead of ‘In God We Trust’ and repeal the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

By Jack Jenkins   November 30, 2020

WASHINGTON (RNS) — A Democratic group dedicated to representing secular values unveiled a slate of recommendations for President-elect Joe Biden’s incoming administration on Monday (Nov. 30), outlining a sweeping agenda designed to roll back many of President Trump’s actions involving religion and to “restore a vision of constitutional secularism.”

The 28-page document, crafted by the Secular Democrats of America PAC, is being presented to the incoming administration by Democratic Representatives Jamie Raskin and Jared Huffman — both co-chairs of the Congressional Freethought Caucus.

The SDA’s agenda offers a wide range of policy recommendations to push back against the so-called “Christian nationalist movement,” which the the group describes as an “extraordinarily well-funded and well-organized” phenomenon whose “extreme and sectarian agenda (was) on constant display under the Trump-Pence administration.”

The group offered several recommendations to help “reframe” concepts of patriotism in ways that are more inclusive. Among them were encouraging politicians to avoid terms like “God and country”; promoting non-theistic and humanistic chaplains in the military; including nonreligious representatives at interfaith gatherings; and suggesting the use of the country’s onetime unofficial motto “E Pluribus Unum” — Latin for “out of many, one” — instead of the motto adopted in 1956, “In God We Trust,” which the the group argues excludes nontheists and polytheists.

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TRUMP SIGNS ‘PATRIOTIC EDUCATION’ ORDER ON EVE OF ELECTION

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020

 

One more reason why we love President Trump !    Nancy

Trump signs order to push ‘patriotic education’ on eve of election

By Steven Nelson   November 2, 2020

President Trump on Monday signed an executive order establishing a federal 1776 Commission to promote “patriotic education.”

Trump tweeted on the eve of Election Day: “Just signed an order to establish the 1776 Commission. We will stop the radical indoctrination of our students, and restore PATRIOTIC EDUCATION to our schools!”

The president touted the order moments later at a campaign rally in Scranton, Pa., saying, “I just signed that executive order to teach your students pro-American values.”

Trump announced the idea in September in response to the removal of statues of colonial and revolutionary figures during national anti-police brutality and anti-racism protests linked to the May killing of George Floyd by Minnesota police.

The actual order instructs Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to set up the commission within 120 days. It’s up to 20 presidentially appointed members will serve for two years. Ex-officio seats go to the secretaries of education, state, interior, defense and housing and urban development.

The order allows agencies to “promote patriotic education” with federal resources.

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INFORMATIVE NEW WEBSITE

Thursday, October 8th, 2020

 

Please scroll down to find a sampling of the issues that are addressed in the website  saveourburbs.com/
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Who are we?

 

We are concerned members of your community; we are America’s Suburbia.

We put together this SaveOurBurbs.com Website and its companion Handout to educate and form.
We hope that it is shared with friends, family and neighbors.

Voting for President Trump & Republicans ensures the best outcome for the issues that directly affect your family:

Promises Kept and Accomplishments made by President Donald Trump:  www.promiseskept.com/

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PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Sunday, October 4th, 2020

 

PRESIDENT  DONALD J. TRUMP’S ACCOMPLISHMENTS LIST:
GOVERNMENT            ECONOMY        NATIONAL SECURITY 
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2 VIDEOS – YOUNG TRUMP SUPPORTING GIRL IS FANTASTIC !!!

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2020

 

This young Trump supporting girl is totally incredible !   Nancy  
2 VIDEOS – YOUNG 11 YEAR OLD TRUMP SUPPORTING GIRL AT CPAC 2017
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CALIFORNIA IS COMING FOR YOU

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

 

Two  WSJ articles regarding California are included in this email.  The first, California is Coming for You and the second, is  California’s Radical Indoctrination.  Both are alarming and need to be stopped before the rest of the country is subjected to the radicalism that has overtaken California.   Nancy
THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

California Is Coming for You

Its energy, tax and regulatory failures are the Democrats’ ideal for national policy.

 by Andy Kessler     August 30, 2020

I didn’t have to read the entire Democratic Party platform, let alone the spend-tasmagoric Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force recommendations. Sitting here in California, I’m already living it. If polls are to be believed, left-coast policies are coming to you soon—and you’re not going to like it. California is an early glimpse for the rest of the country of a blackout-rolling, water-deprived, tax-hiking, spending-spiking one-party state longing for its old incandescent glow.

The U.S. may flip to one party rule; California is already there. Democrats have controlled the state Assembly since 1997 and the governorship since 2011—or 1999 if you ignore Arnold the Governator, as most do. Single-party rule means single-party rules. We’re No. 1 in the top marginal income tax rate at 13.3%, including for capital gains. That beats New York City. We’re also No. 1 in state sales tax, but only ninth when you include local levies. Still impressive! Everything else follows.

This month Californians have been subjected to rolling blackouts because of the state’s renewable energy mandates—33% today, 60% by 2030 and 100% by 2045. When the sun goes down, which I understand happens every evening, solar cells are worthless. So California has to buy energy on the spot market—sometimes for 10 times normal prices when it’s hot. So we get rolling blackouts. This craziness could be yours too in the near future. Get used to higher bills and resetting your clocks.

California is No. 3 in the nation in water prices. Sad, since it grows 90% of America’s broccoli, 95% of its garlic, 71% of spinach, 69% of carrots and two-thirds of fruits and nuts. Your prices are going up. And kiss incandescent lightbulbs goodbye—most were outlawed in California as of Jan. 1. Someone please send a box of 60-watt flame-tip candelabra base bulbs my way. I’m getting desperate.

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VIDEO – AGENDA GRINDING AMERICA DOWN – FULL DOCUMENTARY MOVIE

Thursday, August 20th, 2020

 

I first saw this documentary film about 7 or so years ago and  was mesmerized because it stated quite clearly all the things I believed were  happening to our country.  Today,  it is even clearer that the Communists, Socialists and Progressives are a powerful force that are shaping events in our country.  In order to stop this destruction of our culture and our country, we first have to understand why and how it is being accomplished and this movie explains  it all  for us.     Please share this movie with your email lists.  Nancy  P.S.  Be sure not to miss the final 5  minutes of this film 
AGENDA GRINDING AMERICA DOWN  – FULL DOCUMENTARY MOVIE
#AGENDA Grinding America Down FULL MOVIE, BEST #DOCUMENTARY Ted Baehr, MovieGuide ​”AGENDA is the most powerful expose of the communist, socialist, progressive attempt to take over America produced so far.” DAVID & JASON BENHAM “The most eye opening documentary we’ve ever seen! You have to see this film!” If you have ever wondered what the Occupy Wall Street movement was all about, check this out. This documentary puts all the pieces together.
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THE REVOLUTION IS WINNING

Friday, July 24th, 2020

 

A must read  !  Nancy

www.nationalreview.com/2020/07/the-revolution-is-winning/

NATIONAL REVIEW

The revolution is winning

By Andrew C. McCarthy  July 18, 2020  

EXCERPT FROM THIS ARTICLE: 

The goals of the revolution have never changed. It has simply airbrushed its terrorist leaders into prominent public scholars and “activists” with a passion for “change” and “justice.” The revolution has lots of money, organization, control of the schools, support from one of the nation’s two major political parties, and the media megaphone. That is why the revolution is winning. The 1960s never ended, they just paved the way for today.

 

This is what the revolution looks like.

Weather Underground terrorists, who made no secret of being anti-Ameri[c]an “small-c” communists, are having more success than they could have dreamed of in the 1960s.

They are dominating the language. You know that whole “white privilege” nostrum that we’re paying universities $60K per year to drum into our children’s brains? It is derived from their lamentation of “white skin privilege.” In their ideology, the revolution to overthrow the capitalist, racist, imperialist system summoned them — lily white radicals — to abandon their privilege and embrace the armed struggle.

Among their most influential thinkers was Bill Ayers. He got a windfall from the government’s failure to prosecute him for the bombings he carried out and the mass murders he planned but was insufficiently competent to execute. It was a second career as a “Distinguished Professor of Education” at the University of Illinois. As Sol Stern relates in a 2006 City Journal essay that should be required reading today, this entailed designing curricula used by today’s hard-Left academics, based on what Ayers saw as a moral imperative to convert schools into social-justice indoctrination labs.

It worked.

Of course, in the days before they brought the revolution into the classroom, they pursued it on urban streets, prioritizing war on cops. To the avant-garde, the police are the pointy end of the oppressive government spear, enforcing its laws and imposing the racist society’s caste system. For the revolution to succeed, the police have to be discredited, defunded, and defanged. For the Weather Underground, that meant branching into such radical offshoots as the May 19 Communist Organization and conspiring with black separatists.

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HARVARD’S WAR ON HOMESCHOOLING

Sunday, June 7th, 2020

 

Washington Examiner

Harvard’s war on homeschooling continues

Elite authoritarians get terrifyingly honest about their intentions

Schools have closed for just about every student over the last two months in an attempt to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. In April, Harvard Magazine published an all-out attack on homeschooling — just as everyone was starting to do it. The article highlighted the work of Harvard Law School professor Elizabeth Bartholet by covering the apparent “ Risks of Homeschooling” and calling for a “presumptive ban” on the practice.

Bartholet argues a presumptive ban is warranted because homeschooling supposedly “violates children’s right to a ‘meaningful education’ and their right to be protected from potential child abuse.” Bartholet had also organized a now-canceled anti-homeschooling conference to be held at Harvard Law School next month. The official description of the invite-only event said that “the focus will be on problems of educational deprivation and child maltreatment that too often occur under the guise of homeschooling.”

But that was only the beginning. Just last week, a Harvard University employee wrote an anti-homeschooling article, “In Defense of Elizabeth Bartholet,” in the Harvard Crimson. Bartholet also came out swinging. The Harvard Gazette just ran a shocking interview with her titled “A warning on homeschooling.” They should have saved the characters and called it what it really is: a war on homeschooling.

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DEMOCRATS – THE INCOMPETENCE PARTY

Monday, February 17th, 2020

 

THE WALL STREET JOURNAL

The Incompetence Party

The Democrats’ biggest problem isn’t Bernie Sanders. It’s that many voters doubt the party’s ability to govern anymore.

 
By Daniel Henninger  February 12, 2020
 

Now that Bernie Sanders—once an obscure socialist senator from Vermont—is officially the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, it is time to confront what that means.

It does not mean the U.S. is flirting with socialism. That’s not going to happen. The meaning of Bernie’s ascent is that the Democratic Party, older even than he is, has simply run out of gas.

The Democrats resemble Europe’s aging political parties—Britain’s Labour, France’s Socialists, Germany’s Social Democrats and Christian Democrats. All have simply deflated with voters.

Signs of public fatigue with the Democrats could be seen in Iowa and New Hampshire.

Besides incompetence, the big story out of Iowa was low turnout. In New Hampshire the story was voter indecision. Once past Bernie’s 25% cement-block base, many voters were flipping a coin in the voting booth to pick from the other candidates.

What does it mean that Elizabeth Warren, by now a household name, got dropped to fourth place? Joe Biden’s humiliating fifth is a personal disaster, but what does that say about the party itself?

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