SCHOOL SHOOTING, WHY?

February 21st, 2018

News of the recent high school shooting in Florida devastated me!

Personally, I’m a retired high school teacher, and let us be absolutely frank; the recent Florida high school shooter, had to have a reason for his shooting; so why did the killer shoot and kill students and teachers?

Consider, the fact that the shooter had been expelled from the school; could that be the reason he shot students and teachers, retaliation for being expelled?

Why was he expelled? Could that be the reason he shot students and teachers.

Question I have, how could the school possibly teach the shooter to behave so he need not be expelled, if he was expelled; how could the school teach the shooter not to kill the students and the teachers, if the school expelled him?

And, who expelled the shooter and why and for what reason?

Beginning psychology teaches, “punishment” is the worst possible incentive for teaching appropriate behavior, because it also teaches other things than “good” behavior. Could the punishment, expelling, also teach how to get “even” for being expelled?

Tell me, dear reader, have you ever considered the effects of punishing a “person”, for bad behavior.

It takes a different kind of teacher, to believe punishment has no place in a public school; and psychologist say the only proper way for a teacher to teach “good behavior” is for the teacher to be a good “role model”.

Think about all the teachers you had, and were they “good” role models; were you aware some of your teachers were “bad” role models? What kind of teachers did the school shooter have?

Had the school and the shooter’s teachers protected the shooter from mistreatment or bullying, by teachers or other students? Mistreatment and bullying are prime elements of hatred. Hatred is one element of school shootings.

Guns, obviously, are essentially, involved in the “cause” of school shootings?

It would appear that there are two elements involved in all school shooting; they are are guns and hatred.

However, if there were no hatred, guns would not be an issue, would they?

Consider this, why are there so many school shootings in America; and not so many in any other countries? Being America has something to do with the cause.

A woman consoles another as parents wait for news regarding a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 14, 2018. A shooter opened fire at the Florida high school Wednesday, killing people, sending students running out into the streets and SWAT team members swarming in before authorities took the shooter into custody. (AP Photo/Joel Auerbach)

Are shooters crazy? To plan and successfully carry out a school shooting requires a well-functioning mind!

As stated, I’m a retired school teacher; years ago, one of my favorite students was shot and killed on our high school campus; I never got over it and I never knew the shooter.

Further, I never knew precisely the reason for that shooting. But, I have never quit thinking about it, or thinking what I could have done to prevent it? Schools and teachers are to “protect and teach” students.

Think about it! Think! Think!

AMERICAN SCHOOL SHOOTINGS AND THE U.S. CONSTITUTION

February 17th, 2018

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. AMERICAN CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE SHOT DOWN AND KILLED IN THEIR SCHOOLS, BY AMERICAN FASCIST GUNMEN WHO HAVE HATEFUL, FASCIST VIEWS OF AMERICAN DEMOCRATIC SOCIETY AND WHO ARE EXCERCISING HATEFUL CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS THAT WERE NEVER, EVER INTENDED BY AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL FOREFATHERS! AMERICA DESPERATELY NEEDS TO CHANGE “ONE WORD” OF THE SECOND AMENDMENT OF THE AMERICAN BILL OF RIGHTS.

The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads: “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”


AR15 AMERICAN MILITARY COMBAT RIFLE

The safety of American children and the American people, requires that we the people change one word in the U.S. Constitution and strictly enforce it.

The one word of the Second Amendment be changed is “arms”.

The Second Amendment should be changed to read, “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear “muskets”, shall not be infringed.”


MUSKETS OF 1787 VINTAGE

The concept of the Second Amendment is not actually changed!

The musket was the “basic weapon” of the U.S. Army in 1787.

Be informed that this is not a joke; American fascists entering our public schools and universities with military the military assault weapon AR-15 has been able to kill large numbers of American school children in a few short minutes JUSTIFIED BY THE US CONSTITUTION!

“Here’s what are four things to know about the AR-15 rifle including why it’s so popular among gun owners and how many mass shootings the weapon has been used in.

“The rifle has been an American staple for decades. Former Green Beret Barry Sadler sang an ode to his AR-15 he used in the Vietnam war in the 1960s, entitled “One Son of a Gun of a Gun.” A line from the song: “You see this AR-15, she’s hot and she’s mean, and she ain’t built for love or fun. And yet this AR-15 is part of the team. She’s one son of a gun of a gun.”

“According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation, “AR” does not stand for “automatic” or “assault” rifle. It stands for “ArmaLite” — the company that created the AR in the 1950s. And failed 2015 legislation that would have banned some semi-automatic guns did not classify the AR-15 as an assault weapon.

The AR-15 and the M-16 are identical in shape, style and operation, except for a key distinction: the M-16 is only automatic, said Frank Proctor, a performance shooting and law enforcement training weapons expert in Alabama. Because the two rifles are so similar, the AR-15 is essentially the semi-automatic version—one pull of the trigger, one shot—of the M-16, Proctor said.

Automatic AR-15s do exist, but the vast majority of Americans cannot buy them.” http://time.com/5160267/gun-used-florida-school-shooting-ar-15/

In contrast a musket was the gun used for hunting and war in 1787: “a heavy large-caliber muzzle-loading usually smoothbore shoulder firearm; broadly : a shoulder gun carried by infantry!”

A musket had to be muzzle loaded one bullet at a time.


MUSKET BALLS

A AR Rifle has clips of various sizes.


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AMERICAN’S DRUG ADDICTION IS NOT RESOLVED BY BUILDING WALLS SEPARATING US FROM OUR MEXICAN NEIGHBORS!

January 12th, 2018

PRESIDENT TRUMP, I AM LONG A RESIDENT OF SAN DIEGO AND THE AMERICAN BORDER WITH MEXICO; I LIVE IN A PART OF AMERICA, THAT WAS TAKEN FROM MEXICO BY WAR WITH MEXICO. MY NEIGHBORS ON BOTH SIDES OF THE BORDER ARE MY FRIENDS AND COLLEAGUES! WE DO NOT HATE EACH OTHER, WE RESPECT EACH OTHER.

MY NEIGHBORS, MY FELLOW RELIGIOUS CONGREGATION MEMBERS, SOME OF THE TEACHERS OF MY CHILDREN, AND SOME OF MY DOCTORS ARE “MEXICAN” BY HERITAGE OR “ILLEGAL” IMMIGRANTS, SOME ARE LEGAL MEXICANS WHO WERE BROUGHT FROM MEXICO AS CHILDREN AND HAVE BEEN RAISED, EDUCATED, AND HAVE CHOSEN CAREERS JUST AS ANY OTHER AMERICAN LIKE MYSELF; AND I DEPEND ON THEM.

WALLS ARE NOT THE ANSWER TO DRUG ABUSE BY AMERICAN DRUG ATTICS; AMERICANS ARE GUILTY OF THEIR ADDICTION AND AMERICAN DRUG ADDICTS ARE THE RESPONSIBILITY OF AMERICA AND THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT!

WALLS ONLY SEPARATE ME FROM MY MEXICAN FRIENDS IN MEXICO; DO YOU UNDERSTAND? DO YOU UNDERSTAND?

DO YOU UNDERSTAND THAT MEXICO IS NOT THE SOLUTION TO AMERICA’S DRUG PROBLEMS; AMERICAN’S DRUG PROBLEMS ARE AMERICA’S PROBLEM OR YOURS AS THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT AND HAS NOTHING TO DO WITH MEXICO.

AMERICAN PRESIDENT RONALD REGAN IS NOTED FOR TELLING COMMUNIST RUSSIA, “MR. RUSSIAN PRESIDENT, TEAR DOWN THAT WALL!”

I AM TELLING YOU, “MR. PRESIDENT TRUMP, DO NOT BUILD THAT WALL”

AN ACTUAL WALL WAS BUILT A FEW YEARS AGO HERE ON OUR OWN SAN DIEGO BORDER WITH MEXICO; IT WAS FOUND TO BE BUILT BY AN ILLEGAL AMERICAN EMPLOYER WHO HAD IT BUILT WITH ILLEGAL MEXICAN LABOR, AND THE WALL HAD TUNNELS UNDER THE WALL, COMPLETE WITH ELECTRICITY AND COMFORT ALL THE WAY INTO SAN DIEGO COUNTY.

A small fence separates densely populated Tijuana, Mexico, right, from the United States in the Border Patrol’s San Diego Sector. Construction is underway to extend a secondary fence over the top of this hill and eventually to the Pacific Ocean.

YOUR WALL, MR. PRESIDENT, MAKES YOU LOOK LIKE AN IDIOT TO THOSE AMERICANS LIKE ME, WHO DEPEND ON OUR MEXICAN NEIGHBORS AND HAVE THEM DEPEND ON US!

“MR. PRESIDENT, TEAR DOWN YOUR PROPOSED MEXICAN WALL; LOVE YOUR NEIGHBOR!”

THE CHEROKEE INDIAN “TRAIL OF TEARS”, MY GREAT-GREAT GRANDFATHER, AND PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP’S FAVAORITE FORMER PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON!

January 10th, 2018

My Great-Great Grandfather Elias Walker (1789-1838), fought in the War of 1812 for America, the same war that made Andrew Jackson famous and a candidate for President!

As President after the war, Jackson had a law passed requiring all Indians in the United States including the Cherokee, to leave their native lands in Tennessee and move west of the Mississippi River. Great-Great Grandpa Walker was a half breed Cherokee, and he had to move out of Tennessee in order to avoid “Jackson’s Trail of Tears”.

So Grandpa Walker moved to Illinois, where I was born, and that was not west of the Mississippi and therefore, Grandpa Walker’s Indian blood was kept a family secret.

A few years after Grandpa Walker moved to Illinois, he returned to Tenn. to finish some business he had there and he was assassinated September 17, 1838 ; his body was identified by a check he had on his person, given him for fighting in the War of 1812.

At no surprise to me, President Donald Trump chooses President Andrew Jackson for his “favorite President”, and not long ago honored some American Indians for their WWII service where they used Native American language on radios in Germany so the Germans would not understand what was transmitted.

Trump posed with the Native American heroes he was “honoring”, in front of a picture of President Jackson hanging on the wall in the White House where the ceremony took place.

Strange, no one besides me seemed to notice the picture of President Jackson, hanging there on the wall in front of those Native American heroes. I did.

Should Americans know about American history and how Native Americans are still treated in America?

Ask President Trump!

TRUMP SCREWS AMERICAN CONSUMERS; AND ALL ALL THE AMERICAN PEOPLE ARE CONSUMERS

December 15th, 2017

Yesterday, I watched President Trump report to the American People that his Administration had eliminated most of the regulation of business in America, and that was a great thing for business and now business was free to do business in any way they chose! This was a great thing for American business, President Trump said; he never mentioned how it would affect the American consumers (and every person in America, especially working Middle Class and Poor).

President Trump’s TV spectacle made me sick at my stomach because I am a history teacher and know why regulation of business became the law of the land. But unfortunately, most Americans do not remember any history that they studied in the public school, and they were totally ignorant of why those regulations of business were enacted in the first place; personally I seriously doubt that the current President of the United States has a clue to why business needs to be regulated for the good of the American People.

It was ironic to me, that Republican President Trump would eliminate all regulations of business, because the Republican Party has had two excellent Presidents in its history, President Lincoln and President Teddy Roosevelt, known as the “Trust Buster”. President Roosevelt was the President who said that if America was going to be a capitalistic nation, business and corporations musts be regulated to prevent monopolies from eliminating competition, and screwing the consumers (and every American is a consumer).

So, President Trump is the antithesis of the Republican Presidential hero, President Roosevelt, “The Trust Buster!”

Sadly, the worse example of a monopoly, today, is America’s news media that President Trump seems to hate.

And the news monopoly is dangerous to America. When freedom of the press was written in 1787, the only news media was village newspapers, each individually owned and operated; their freedom of the press was to preserve the news media’s right to print the news, as the truth, informing the people, a necessity of a democracy.

However, today, 10 corporate conglomerates own 90% of all prime time news in America, newspapers and TV. They do not compete for news gathering, they do not compete at all, they have a monopoly and all their profits comes from corporate advertising, not the sale of their product!

Americans are not privilege to legitimate news, the news media today is the propaganda devise for Corporate America who has a monopoly on the news media and without any control of their propaganda for their own benefit.

Corporate monopoly in America today, particularly in the news media, is an extremely dangerous threat to American democracy and an invitation to fascism; Webster Dictionary definition of fascism: “A political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation and often race and stands for a centralized autocratic often militaristic government.” The news media in Nazi Germany became the Nazi propaganda device for the benefit of Adolph Hitler to control the People.

THE CONCEPT THAT POOR PEOPLE ARE LAZY IS IDIOTIC AND IMMORAL IN OUR AMERICAN DEMOCRACY!

December 4th, 2017

In our American democracy, “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure the domestic Tranquility, provide for the “common defense”, “promote the General Welfare”, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United States of America.” Preamble to the U.S. Constitution.

There is only one purpose of every government and that is for the government to provide for all the people, all those things the citizens cannot provide for their self “as individuals”; in other words, our population shares the necessities of life that an individual cannot provide for his or her self as an individual, for survival. It works like insurance.

And yes, this is also called socialism, or democratic socialism in the case of the democratic U.S.A.; however, every nation is socialistic in concept, like India, the United Kingdom, Russia, Nazi Germany, and the U.S.A.

Things like defense for example, the U.S. Army is a socialist entity, and so are roads and highways, and firemen and policemen, and public schools, Social Security, Medicare, and The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare), today! It means a united people taking care of and, “loving their neighbor as their self”. It is like “insurance”, and all and every of our citizens, are beneficiaries.

However in America, a citizen has a Right to profit from his own ingenuity and creativeness; America is also “capitalistic”, and America has many of the richest people in the world.

Poor Americans are NOT LAZY, many are unemployable for a variety of reasons; but lazy is not the cause of being poor; many Americans work full time and are poor and the unemployed poor work harder and longer hours than many employed Americans, just to survive day to day without having a job.

Here is the definition of a poor person, in English language, Webster Dictionary description of poor: “Lacking material possessions.” Got it?

A poor person becomes poor in many ways, lost their job, got sick and couldn’t work, went bankrupt, was born with or injured causing defects that prevent normal employment, they are incapable of competing with you. I’ve personally known many poor Americans. If you perceive “poor people” being lazy, you just don’t know poor people and simply perceive them as your “inferior”! And one third of ALL American children lives in poverty!

So, I was a public school teacher my entire life and worked with poor kids with poor parents; I can tell you that they were not lazy.

And I can assure you that teaching school was not lucrative, so that my family and I lacked many “material possessions”! For much of my own life I worked two jobs to adequately provide for my family, and could identify with poor families who “lacked material possessions, including food, clothes, a home, heat, electricity, etc.”

Therefore, I don’t accept the idiotic concept that poor People are lazy. I’ve always been poor; I was born in the Great Depression, most people were poor, AND I’m not lazy! Fortunately as an adult, I was lucky to have always had the opportunity to work and pay taxes for among other things the well-being of my less fortunate neighbor; it is called, “loving your neighbor”, and caring for them, whoever they are.

PRESIDENT TRUMP REPRESENTS A CORRUPTED FASCIST UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; THE UNITED PEOPLE OF AMERICA NEED TO CHANGE ALL OF IT!

November 12th, 2017

Today I’m reading, “Trump Sides With Putin Over U.S. Intelligence On Election Meddling”: https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-putin-election-hacking_us_5a06de14e4b01d21c83ebdf7?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009

President of the United States of America, Donald Trump, is a fascist by definition; Webster Dictionary definition of fascist: “A political philosophy, movement, or regime that exalts nation and often race and stands for a centralized autocratic often militaristic government.

As such, and because his election was questionable, I personally do not accept him as my President nor do I honor the office of the presidency while Donald Trump occupies it.

Further, I consider myself a patriot, I was drafted and served my country because I believe I had a responsibility to serve my United States of America.

My family’s ancestors have fought for America in every conflict including the Revolutionary War and two of my grandson’s served in combat in the War in Afghanistan; I personally believe the War in Afghanistan was wrong, Afghanistan had nothing to do with the Saudi Arabian terrorist, bin Laden’s heinous attack, and neither Afghanistan or Afghans’ pose a threat to the United States of America.

However, I am exceedingly proud of both of my grandsons’ military combat and service in the Afghan War! They had no choice in who or where to fight their war! Their war was decided by a President who was elected in a corrupted American election.

“Contradicting U.S. intelligence agencies, President Donald Trump on Saturday said he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin’s claim that the Kremlin did not attempt to interfere in the 2016 election” (www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-putin-election-hacking_us_5a06de14e4b01d21c83ebdf7?ncid=inblnkushpmg00000009)! This is obvious proof that President Trump believes he is personally “above the Law of the United States of America”, and an “autocratic” President of the United States of America.

In all the elections that I have participated in, in all of my eighty-seven years, the decision in the election of the President has only been decided “solely” by the Electoral College twice, in 2000 and in 2016: and in both of those elections, the loser in the election had more popular votes than the winner.

In 2000, the election was decided by the five Republican Justices majority, Supreme Court, in “Bush vs. Gore” and the corrupted Florida Presidential election, and in 2016, President Trump won the Electoral College and lost the Popular vote by 3 million votes in an election corrupted by Russia, a foreign and fascist nation and, the autocratic Premier Putin, who Trump believes instead of his own American Intelligence agencies who serve to protect America.

My life was spent as a certified teacher of, high school U.S. Government and History.

The purpose of the Electoral College was adopted because in 1787, when the United States was the government of united colonies separated by philosophy and life style and not a united people; the electoral college should have been eliminated in modern times, when the United States of America became in this Twenty First Century, instead, a “United People of America”.

However, in my entire lifetime, there has never before 2002 been a time when the President of the American People’ was decided by “Electors elected by the States” instead of the People; before the same candidate won both.

In 2000 and 2016, the States and not the People chose the President; and in both cases, Presidential elections were corrupted. The American People have lost their Right to choose their government; the Constitution needs to be changed by the People, because apparently, the individual States elections have been corrupted!

The former United States of America needs to be transformed into the United People of America.

Preamble to the U.S. Constitution: “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure the domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the General Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution of the United States of America.”

Meanwhile, President Donald Trump does not represent a bonifide President of the United States that I can recognize; I sincerely believe that America is being governed by a fascist President that I refuse to accept, nor do I honor the office of the President, of a fascist president!

DEVASTATION OF AMERICA BY TRUMP, BUSH, AND LYING GENERALS OF THE U.S. ARMY

November 11th, 2017

Holy crap! Between the lying “moron” President Donald Trump, the untrustworthy President W. Bush and his stupid wars against Afghanistan and Iraq, neither of whom had anything to do with the Saudi Arabian terrorist bin Laden and his Heinous attack on America or were a threat to the USA; and the lying General of the U.S. Army Gen. Michael Flynn, and the lying Gen. of the U.S. Army John Francis Kelly, I can no longer have faith in my Presidents of the United States or the U.S. Army and Department of Defense.


TWO BAD, BAD PRESIDENTS TRUMP AND W. BUSH

Today, I feel exactly like a man without a country, living in “Looney Tunes”, formerly United States of America.


LYING GENERAL KELLEY


LYING GENERAL FLYNN

Americans, we need to totally change this crap; we need to work together to make our American democratic Republic one of the American People again, and not a nation of the wealthy, Corporate America, and the Military Industrial Complex.

My only hope is Sen. Bernie Sanders or SOMEONE VERY LIKE HIM; it is a matter of electing champions of the People, and not a matter of the wealthy Americans and American dollars.

For those who hated President Obama, I can only ask why? Why? Why?

Obama gave the people Obamacare as he promised, he got bin Laden eliminated as he promised, “he started no new wars” and that’s why he was elected, twice by a majority of the American People. In case you do not remember, neither W. Bush nor Donald Trump were elected by a majority of the popular vote; meaning that more of the People did not want W. Bush or Donald Trump to be our President than wanted W. Bush and Donald Trump to be our President.

America, we the People have been had; we the American people have been screwed, blued, and tattooed!

We the People need to get rid of Trump, lying Generals and both political parties! We the People need to “MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN”!

ME, AMERICA’S IMMIGRANT NON-PROBLEM, AMERICA’S WHITE SUPREMACIST PRESIDENT TRUMP, AND WHATEVER HAPPENED TO COMPASSIONATE AMERICANS!

November 10th, 2017

Today, I received a ridiculous tirade against illegal immigrants from my cousin; she maintained we could be ever so proud of our German grandparents and how terrible other immigrants are today; I had to answer her letter as best I could. This is my letter!

My dear cousin, this article is written by a Rosemary LaBonte, and obviously she is a “White Supremacist” like President Trump, who is totally ignorant of American History; and LaBonte hates Mexicans, just like President Trump hates Mexicans, and wants to build a huge wall between my Mexican neighbors here in California, and Trump, other American White Supremacists, and me.


PRESIDENT TRUMP HATING MEXICANS

Oh yes, I’m proud of my German immigrant grandparents, as you are, but they are only half of my heritage.

You, LaBonte, and President Trump need to consider the fact of how Arizona, New Mexico, and California actually became part of these United States; if you will, you will find they were a part of Mexico and the “Whites” were the illegal immigrants who “stole” these states from Mexico.

I’ve lived in San Diego most of my life; “Mexicans”, who I consider American Citizens are my neighbors, my best friends, and some are my doctors and teachers and mayors, legislators, and today one of our Senators is of Mexican ancestors. I do not consider them illegal immigrants even if they technically are.


US SENATOR FROM CALIFORNIA KAMALA HARRIS FACING MEXICAN HATERS

Personally, I do not approve of foreigners taking American jobs, because I’ve been a labor union member and sometimes a labor leader; and, I protect American jobs.

However I do not blame illegal Mexican workers for taking American’s jobs in America, because I absolutely know that the problem of illegal Mexican workers, is not the problem of Mexicans; THE REAL PROBLEM IS ILLEGAL AMERICAN CITIZEN EMPLOYERS, WHO RECRUIT AND HIRE CHEAP MEXICAN LABOR. AND, IT IS ILLEGAL TO EMPLOY ILLEGAL MEXICAN EMPLOYEES; AND FURTHER, ILLEGAL AMERICAN EMPLOYERS “RECRUIT” CHEAP MEXICAN LABOR, WHO ARE WORKERS WHO HAVE “NO FUTURE OF MAKING A DECENT LIVING IN MEXICO”! Personally, I’m an American, I am a labor union member, but most of all I am a compassionate human being!

Illegal Mexican workers are not largely criminals, living on welfare, or bad citizens; they fear most of all, being exposed and want nothing to do with the police, welfare, or any other part of government, because they don’t want to be exposed as “an illegal”. Instead, they make the best neighbors, the hardest working employees, and best behaved residents.

When World War II broke out in America in 1941, Hitler’s Germany declared war on America and when I went to our largely German immigrant Lutheran Church the next Sunday, during the night someone had hung a swastika on our church door. And, there were times during WWII, I was called a “Heinie” because of my last name!


MY GRANDPA AND GRANDMA BLANKENBURG WHOM I DEARLY LOVED

Not too long ago, someone wrote a comment about me on Facebook and because of my obvious German name, referred to me as a “Nazi”!

There are Mexican friends of mine who were brought to America by Mexican parents when they were babies one and two years old; they have been “Americans” their whole life and know nothing else. They have gone to school and college in America and are physicians, teachers, lawyers, auto mechanics, plumbers, and respectable “American” citizens, but in reality they are “illegal immigrants”! Today, President Trump is taking great delight in exporting these fine respectable neighbors and friends of mine.

When I was in college studying to be a teacher in 1954, I did some research on Mexican students living in states that were formerly part of Mexico. Because most Mexicans in those States (legal because they were born in those States), were poor families, both parents had to work, the grandparents had to live with the family, and the Mexican grandparents had to take care of the children while the parents worked.

The Grandparents were old enough to know, and they taught their grandchildren that where they lived was actually Mexico, but it was currently occupied by the Americans, after America went to war and invaded Mexico.

Because of my German name, people believe that I am of German heritage. Actually, half of my ancestors were from the British Empire, and one of my ancestors fought in the Revolutionary War.

My great-great grandfather was a Cherokee Indian half-breed, who was a veteran of the War of 1812 (fighting on the American side). He had to move from Tennessee to Illinois to avoid President Jackson’s “Trail of Tears”.

My Great-great Grandfather Elias Walker was driven from his native land in Tennessee to Illinois, by the White Supremacist American President, Andrew Jackson, who had a law passed that decreed all Indians in America had to move west of the Mississippi River.

Later my grandfather was assassinated when he returned to Tennessee on business; he was assassinated, I assume, because he had Cherokee blood. His body was identified by a check he received for being a veteran of the War of 1812!

While I am at it, I might as well confess that I have some other wonderful, beautiful cousins like you that I dearly love, and they love me; these other cousins of mine are Muslim, but I never refer to them as Muslims, they are actually cousins and beautiful people.

My dear cousin, yes I am proud of my German immigrant grandparents; however I have no problem whatsoever with any present immigrants in America.

DEMOCRATS, WHERE THEY GOIST? WHERE AMERICA’S BEEN?

November 9th, 2017

Today, I’m reading of Donna Brazile’s new book, “Hacks: The Inside Story of the Break-ins and Breakdowns That Put Donald Trump in the White House”.

One year after the fascist by definition, the Republican Donald Trump became President of the United States, by the antiquated “Electoral College”, with a minority vote of all American voters, the adversary Democratic Party has now swept some local elections in 2017, and declared, the “good ole” Democratic Party is back to what it used to be.

Personally, I hate to be the one tell America, the “good ole” Democratic Party is the party who “fixed” the 2016 primary election and convention for Hillary Clinton, against Sen. Bernie Sanders in 2016, and Hillary had the worse “favorability factor” of any Democratic Presidential candidate in history and Sen. Sander’s has today the best favorability factor of any politician today. And Hillary Clinton also won the vote and the endorsement of Republican President George Herman Bush in the Presidential election in 2016 and lost the vote of liberal Democrats! Holy crap!

And the Democratic Party is still, since the election, led by DNC Chair Perez, and the same crowd of “Republican Lite” DNC and DC Democratic Party Establishment that brought us Hillary Clinton, “a female expert on females”!


OLD DNC CHAIR WHO CORRUPTED DEMOCRATIC PRIMARY AND CONVENTION

Sen. Hillary Clinton voted with Republicans for W. Bush’s Iraq Invasion Resolution in 2001 and in 1964, Hillary Clinton was part of Republican Barry Goldwater’s Presidential campaign, when Barry ran for President in 1964.

Let me make it clear; I do not hate Hillary Clinton or Barry Goldwater; however I could not with a clear conscience vote for either to be President; In the case of Hillary, I could not vote with a clear conscience vote for anyone who voted with Republicans, for Republican W. Bush’s Iraq “Invasion Resolution” that brought America and the world “devastation and ISIS” and Hillary defended her decision for 13 years; nor could I with a clear conscience vote for Hillary who told a “whopper” about her and Chelsea running for their lives from sniper’s bullets at the airport in Bosnia (“CBS News Video Contradicts Clinton’s Story”: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/cbs-news-video-contradicts-clintons-story/).


INTERIM DNC CHAIR DONNA BRAZILE EXPOSING CORRUPTED PRIMARY IN 2016

It is not hatred for Hillary nor Barry Goldwater for me, I don’t hate anyone; but, it is a matter of conscience for me.

But worse for me is that nothing has changed today in the Democratic Party. Just ask yourself, “What has changed about the Party who also lost the Presidential election in 2000, 2004, and 2016, AND WHY?

I have the answer for myself, it is my conscience AND THE CANDIDATES; but for Gore it was Ralph Nader, the Republican Supreme Court, and the corrupted Florida election; for Sen. John Kerry in 2004, it was Kerry’s vote with Republicans for Republican President W. Bush’s Iraq invasion and the devastating consequences.

Hey! I’m not excited about the “good ole” Democratic Party being “back to what it used to be”. Nor am I excited about the Republican Party of “the moron” by definition, President Trump” and the political party of my childhood hero, Abe Lincoln, and the criminal President Richard Nixon. I’m not a party person, I’m more a candidate person!


NEW AND BACK TO OLD DEMOCRATIC DNC CHAIR PEREZ

Like most American voters, I am a working liberal progressive Middle Class and Poor voter; I’m for a government that works for the best interests of working Americans and for members of corporate America that has an interest in their employees, who actually produce their products and services.

Personally, I do not hate corporate America employers or employers in general; I’m proud of employers whose workers are proud to work for them and proud of the products and services they supply. I’ve been fortunate to have some good employers myself, and I’m proud of them.

Employers and employees may disagree of terms of a new collective bargaining contract, and neither party is totally satisfied with the agreed upon contract, but employer and employee are required to work together for the benefit of both under the terms of that contract.

Unfortunately, America’s two political parties would rather fight than cooperate; they prefer opposition instead of cooperation! And since “Citizens United”, elections are all about political contributions and candidates, and elections are bought and sold and not about candidates or issues.

But, there was a time in America, when employees were proud of their employers and products, and employers were proud of their employees; unfortunately, the Republican majority of the Supreme Court has destroyed what America was with “Citizens United”, in that era; and now America has an era of hate and opposition. Pity!