An open forum appearing in The Star on August 20th poses two simple questions which deserve the following responses. The forum's title provided the first question, "What do the Republicans stand for?" The second question was the first sentence of the forum, "Why would anyone vote Republican anymore?"

The body of the forum rambles through 9 paragraphs of disparaging remarks chosen especially for the GOP, President Trump, and all his deplorable supporters. The words and the theme were typical of what you would expect from the other political brand, seething with disgust and contempt for a party they claim is out of touch with the needs and demands of America and its citizens.

It's the same narrative-driven scheme that has afflicted the Trump resistance during nearly four years of abject failure, i.e., they provide the leading questions expecting the proper answer and reclaim their time if they fail to get it. But these simple questions will get simple answers without any legal tricks.

My response to the first question... The Republican Party stands for individual freedoms and governance of, by, and for the people, a low tax base, minimum federal regulations and interference, free elections, secure borders, adherence to the rule of law, security and equal opportunity for all citizens, a strong military, free speech, the right to keep and bear arms, a free market economy that awards individual efforts, and presidential elections based on college electorate process that ensures that all areas of the country are represented equally.

My response to the second question... I vote Republican because it's the party that stands for my values of freedom and opportunity especially those unalienable rights referred to in the Declaration of Independence regarding life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Contrary to the author's opinion, the Republican Party that I grew up with does still exist and with the same governing principles and political views. Political resolve does not vanish because of goofy judgements from the opposition.

My vote will go to Trump because he stands for the America that I believe in and he stood by the promises he made to his voter base. He put America first in domestic and foreign policy, improved our economy, created millions of jobs, upgraded our military, secured our borders and he believes in our county.

At this point you can bet that I'll vote the Trump ticket to ensure leadership to serve American values. The other option is looking more and more like chaos, death and property destruction in the streets across America without a plan to stop it along with a cancerous growth of socialism that will bring an end to the personal freedom and opportunity I have grown to respect.

It seems even more urgent now for me to stand with and support Republican values in an all out effort to help save the basic freedoms that millions of Americans have fought and died for. Your forum raises simple questions Mr. Kennedy and now you have obvious answers.

Leroy Donald is a resident of Stephens City.

(65) comments

The Author

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Chicago4L

sorry accidentally commented twice

Chicago4L

aye bruh yo leader lost 😂🥱

Chicago4L

aye bruh yo leader lost on bronem 😂🥱

A Dutch Med Student

Hey, im a Technical Medicine Student at the University of Delft - Netherlands.

For a project i need to have a conversation with somebody with a different opinion.

I would love to hear somebodys thaughts on President Donald Trump.

Idealy i would like to have a video or only audio conversation with Zoom, would anybody be willing to do this?

horndoggayboi

I think that Donald Trump is the most eloquent and well-spoken and kind president that has served the US. Thank God for America and him.

yikhui.phang@parkwaypantai.com

Chicago4L

@horndoggayboi u fr drank the kool aid on this one didn't you (to quote approximately what Donald trump said) and also here is a link to a video of donald trump making fun of a disabled reporter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdLfkhxIH5Q expect to receive more video links soon

Chicago4L

@horndoggayboi this link is the only video of donald trump EVER doing anything nice!: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dQw4w9WgXcQ

harryshawn

Keep telling the truth! Donald Trump is the only candidate who deserves your vote this November. Not convinced? Here’s why. With the great Benny Johnson. The Youtube algorithm definitely tried to hide this from us.https://sites.google.com/view/keep-telling-the-truth/

A Dutch Med Student

Hey, im a Technical Medicine Student at the University of Delft - Netherlands. For a project i need to have a conversation with somebody with a different opinion. I would love to hear somebodys thaughts on President Donald Trump. Idealy i would like to have a video or only audio conversation with Zoom, would you be willing to do this?

Chicago4L

bro rly thought he was gonna win lol biden tha only good candidate[lol]

Bruce DeNormandie

Dixie Dixie Dixie.....

Your handle denigrates many southerners who are not holding on to the "Lost Cause" rhetoric and are genuinely horrified by the level of social injustice that continues to this day. However, I find your admiration for the author and the fiction of "Obama Unmasked" to be contrary to my beliefs and what I hold dear. And Doc, you don't know me, I am definitely not a race-baiter. I did, however, sense a fondness to emulate Trump in resorting to name calling in lieu of articulating your position absent the rhetoric school yard bullying.[smile][beam]

Journey2goremtns1

@Spock here - You know what they say? Don't bring a skateboard to a gun fight!

Bryan.the.Nuri

Classic. Nutless ammosexuals like you fantasize that you'll get to shoot someone. Amazing how you'll always be a coward.

Spock Here

[thumbup]

Billie Mac

Bryan admires the 26 year old adolescent whose greatest accomplishment in life was being a good at skateboarding and mob violence.

Doc Samson

@Bernie - Stunning, brave, and "oh so woke" gets any Leftists unabashed approval...

Bryan.the.Nuri

Do you have any accomplishments past being an anonymous troll coward? Probably not.

Chicago4L

wat u have against skateboarding i bet u live on your couch. i know skateboarders that are a thousand times more successful than u

Chicago4L

Sorry, but I'm just kind of ticked off about this. WHAT is wrong with skateboarding? I'm an adolescent in the IB program with big dreams of being an engineer, a lot of skill in computer programming and coding, from a diverse background, AND I skateboard. That "26 year old adolescent" lay down his LIFE just to protect people he didn't even know. Not to mention he was a father. One last thing, he was NOT involved with the violent protesting if you check the records. Not every protester is automatically a rioter. He was just standing up for what's right. Lemme guess....u r a 60+ year old man who makes up for the fact that he is lonely by making snarky comments he thinks is mildly amusing and nourishes his thinking that he is smarter than everyone else and the rest of society's opinion is irrelevant.

Chicago4L

Thank you. Finally someone with common sense. Biden may be one of the best presidents we will ever get

Chicago4L

bruh i skateboard and also y u one of the low lives thinking its cool to parade around with a gun strapped to your chest thinking you are some sort of freedom fighter as @Bryan.the.Nuri said, yall are ammosexuals

Chicago4L

and anyway....that dude lay down his life for people he didn't even know so quit speaking on actually good people. also, skate or die dude

Journey2goremtns1

@shinyhappypeople - "All the death (virus) and destruction (riots) are happening during the Trump reign. He is President and this is his America. Ain’t it great (again)?!?"

First - The virus was released by the Chinese you know the democrats (socialist) friends. Until the virus our economy was better than the last hundred years. President Trump saved countless lives because of his leadership.

Second - The riots are in democratic (socialist) controlled cities and states. They condone this behaviour and encourage it. President Trump has offered to end the riots but they refuse his help. So all we can say is burn baby burn.

Spock Here

While no doubt cheering on vigilantes who murder people.

shinyhappypeople

You dont get to pick and choose the crisis or the credit depending on who’s leading. (All things bad are Obama’s fault when he was running the country, all things bad under Trump are the Governor’s faults). So sorry, but this one is squarely in Don-the-Con’s court...and everyone except the cult are well aware of fiasco he’s created with the virus response and the deploying of the troops etc... We can just agree to disagree and wait for the votes to be counted. See you at the polls✌🏼

Bryan.the.Nuri

We've talked about this, dim. If you can't define socialism, stop using the word thinking it makes you sound smart.

A Dutch Med Student

Hey, im a Technical Medicine Student at the University of Delft - Netherlands. For a project i need to have a conversation with somebody with a different opinion. I would love to hear somebodys thaughts on President Donald Trump. Idealy i would like to have a video or only audio conversation with Zoom, would you be willing to do this?

shinyhappypeople

All the death (virus) and destruction (riots) are happening during the Trump reign. He is President and this is his America. Ain’t it great (again)?!?

Spock Here

It's called the evangelical tent meeting charade. They know their audience responds to this kind of stuff, so they all start sounding like third rate tv preachers asking you to help finance their third private jet.

SJFRAME

Do not see this as a"tent meeting charade". Just wondering!!!

ralcabin

Where have you been? The destruction & riots are & have been taking place in Democrat led cities. Since day one of Trump taking office, Democrats have tried daily to destroy him & America. You would have to be blind not to see that.

The economy was looking great before the virus, makes me wonder what lengths this KKK root founded party, the Democrats, will go to in order to achieve power. Makes me wonder why they want it so bad that they are willing to destroy America in order to have it.

Billie Mac

Democrats are exacerbating every problem, interfering with the President's solutions and then blaming President Trump for the problems that the Democrats made worse. Clear thinking people can see right through these diabolical Democrats.

Bose-Einstein

“If one is to rule, and to continue ruling, one must be able to dislocate the sense of reality.” ― George Orwell

Spock Here

Of course you're going to vote for Trump, but surely your realize he's not a republican. He's not a conservative. He doesn't give a calf spatter about you. His "values", if one can call them that, are for his own self promotion. But yeh, go for it. Vote, by all means.

beezydonald

I focus on policy, not personality. I respect presidents who believe in our constitutional republic, not the reformers like Obama. That should be simple enough to rise above the radical spin.

Spock Here

Yet you mention "values" numerous times. You care about values, but you don't care about values. I'll bet you also believed in the Hatch Act with Obama, but this week, not so much

beezydonald

I believe in freedom and constitutional rights in America. That’s not complicated.

Eredmon

Bravo, Mr. Donald. Thank you.

beezydonald

Thanks for the response and have a great weekend!

CapsGuy

Wow. Where to even begin with this kind of delusional thinking. You really must try reading sources of information beyond Fox/Breitbart. There is easy evidence to undercut every argument you have posed Leroy, but it would take too much space to post. I'm trying really hard to understand Trump supporters, but even as a military man who voted for Reagan, I cannot understand this cultish thinking by people. Take just a single point and let it sink in. Free elections. Trump is trying every trick in the book to suppress voting right now. "I will vote by mail, but mail-in voting is fraud." The mysterious timing of slowing down the mail right before the election by removing sorting machines. Closing polls in predominantly minority neighborhoods. Discussing openly the possibility of trying to remain in office beyond a second term (and perhaps refusing to leave office even if he loses this election.) Free elections? Listen to Trump's own words. He undercuts your arguments without even having to read any other commentary.

Billie Mac

What a hypocrite! You say the author should read something besides Fox/Breitbart and then you spew CNN/New York Times false talking points about mail-in voting/post office. More mailboxes were removed during 4 years of the Obama/Biden administration. Sorting machines are routinely replaced/decommissioned at the USPS. There are numerous examples of the problems/fraud associated with mail-in voting. The closing of polling places in Democrat-run states and cities is done by Democrats. To blame Trump for that is part of the devious plan. Did you miss the last 4 years where Democrats have tried everything to remove a duly elected President? Were you sleeping? Did you miss Hillary's suggestion that even if he loses, Biden should never concede? Look at your own words. You are a typical Democrat. A hypocrite.

CapsGuy

I don't read the NYT and I don't watch CNN. Sorry. Most of the credible news sources are reporting these facts. Congress has called in the Postmaster General for hearings over this. It's NOT fake news. And if you have not heard Trump raging against the USPS, you are really not listening.

Billie Mac

You failed to address the facts. More mailboxes were removed during 4 years of the Obama/Biden administration. Sorting machines are routinely replaced/decommissioned at the USPS. There are numerous examples of the problems/fraud associated with mail-in voting. The closing of polling places in Democrat-run states and cities is done by Democrats. To blame Trump for that is part of the devious plan. Did you miss the last 4 years where Democrats have tried everything to remove a duly elected President? Were you sleeping? Did you miss Hillary's suggestion that even if he loses, Biden should never concede? Look at your own words. You are a typical Democrat. A hypocrite.

Doc Samson

Please, do share which news sources you deem "credible". Much like the comments here, I find that my sources are genuine, while yours are total garbage. Of course, you (and your fellow Leftists) obviously feel the same way towards me (and my fellow conservatives/libertarians).

Irreconcilable differences are irreconcilable...

beezydonald

He’s not trying to suppress votes, stop the spin. He’s trying to avoid a major recount in November.

Bryan.the.Nuri

It's pretty sad that Leroy still thinks after four years that Donald Trump really wants his life to be better. You're in the wrong tax bracket to benefit, but you did sell yourself out pretty cheap.

Bruce DeNormandie

As a Vietnam veteran returning to the states in the sixties I witnessed people demonizing me for my role in service to this country while at the same time I witnessed the people protesting the Vietnam war which has the similar effect polarizing of this country happening today. Then it was all citizen dying, now its Black citizens dying. Now retired after 40 years of corporate life managing all genders, races, political persuasion, natural and naturalized citizens I have come to realize that Obama presidency was the catalyst to today's polarization. Not his progressive agenda but that he was Black. Trump has energized people that resented Obama's calm demeanor and his professionalism and his COLOR. He didn't look like them, Unlike the current White House resident. Having four daughters and three granddaughters how did this county elect a man bragging about grabbing a women's genitals. He did by appealing to the people who resented being governed by a Black man. Hay people, you get what you asked for. Oh yeah, by the I am a White Man.

Bryan.the.Nuri

Exactly. They claim to have standards, yet they sacrificed them on the altar of populism and nationalism for Trump.

Doc Samson

[yawn]

Spock Here

Yes, and of course, they have to deny just how much resentment began because a black man dared to be in charge. It seems nobody was more outraged than that head deplorable in the white house, and he knew just what buttons to push, like birtherism.

Doc Samson

[alien][alien][alien] Oh, of course! How insightful and deep... [rolleyes]

Whistle Dixie

Bruce, Bruce, Bruce....

You need to read Jack Cashill's new book "Unmasking Obama." The book has examined a number of big problems with Obama's life and the enormous hidden truths about him. Obama really is a lying, corrupt weasel...

Imagine if the press had published Obama's confession, "I Make Love To Men Daily," which was from a letter he wrote to a 'girlfriend.' No, Obama was a special-kind-of-exalted-One because the press was given their agenda.

If Obama actually was a brave man, he'd have admitted he was gay, not pretended

to be a happy husband to Big Mike. Instead, he used his Presidency to push his LGBTQRST agenda on everyone. And he never once admitted his special fondness for men, for the Bathhouses, the Chicago night-scene, or Reggie Love (his very special 'friend.')

Obama also hated that he was half white, resented his mother and grandmother, and most white people. Obama was a terrible bigot, but instead of being excoriated as he should have been, the press gave him accolades.

And here's a short little poem that you buddy Obama wrote about his communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis:

“Pop takes another shot, neat / Points out the same amber / Stain on his shorts that I’ve got on mine / and / Makes me smell his smell, coming / From me.”

I'm sure that you're tingling just like dear Chris Matthews, amiright.

So yeah, the horrors....Trump loves women.

But Obama is a disgusting in-the-closet cowardly gay bigot.

He has been reduced to ZERO.

(How's his big, fancy Prezidential Library coming along? LMAO)

What's all of this say about people like you who choose Obama?

Better warn your daughters about men with amber stains on their backsides...

(snicker)

Trump 2020 for the KAG Win!

Spock Here

The gossip grinder guy wrote a book? He and his amateur sleuth pals? Can't wait to see the Conservative Treehouse reviews. Does it say who killed poor Mr. Ritch? Does it tell us which flavor of baby Obama prefers? What a gay bashing, unAmerican prop Whistler Dixie is. Typical of his ilk. I imagine he has a poster of Evita Guillfoyle he prays to. And I'm sure he will get worse as Dementia in chief continues to ramble and praise himself into oblivion. Ug

shinyhappypeople

You, sir, have hit the nail squarely on its head.

Spock Here

I am sure your response was for the Veteran, not the racist Dixiecrat.....lord their oozing out all over!

shinyhappypeople

Yes my response above was for Bruce’s excellent Comment- not sure how or why they populate as they do.

Doc Samson

"I have come to realize that Obama presidency was the catalyst to today's polarization. Not his progressive agenda but that he was Black."

Really? Because I run with some VERY conservative folks and I NEVER heard any of them mention ANYTHING about his skin color. Unlike the Left, most conservatives don't judge based on color of skin but by content of character. I'm sure you don't understand what that means but not liking Obama's character isn't racist. I know you'll find that hard to believe, but there it is. Try again, race-baiter...

As for blacks being killed, you do know that most blacks die by other blacks, right? Just another inconvenient fact that you choose to ignore...

Spock Here

"I run with some VERY conservative folks and I NEVER heard any of them mention ANYTHING about his skin color"....so it didn't happen? I guess what you really mean is you don't "run" with racist white people. Who are a fact in this country. "Most blacks die by other blacks." What the heck does that calf spatter mean? I suspect you were heading in the direction of "black on black crime", which is another word for "crime." Tell us, do most whites die by other whites? Lay off the sauce. phew

Doc Samson

Aw, do facts hurt your "feelz"? Gotta stick to the narrative, regardless of reality, amiright? [lol] Your ability to make incorrect inferences and assumptions is approaching "Nuri" levels... and that ain't a good thing...

Spock Here

Do most cultists die by other cultists, doc? Just curious...too much kool aid is not good for you, especially if vlad hands it to you. I hope you were able to recover your check from Bannon for the wall. ....speaking of "rational thinking" lolol

Billie Mac

Spock reminds me of my paranoid ex-wife. She was always interpreting and dissecting everything I said looking for hidden meanings and code words. She was insecure, bitter and angry. Still is. As is Spock.

Spock Here

Spock is neither bitter nor angry, and I would hazard a guess that your ex isn't either....seeing as how she wakes up without your nasty attitude every day.

Chicago4L

@Spock Here lol fr got me dying

Chicago4L

about the ex thing

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