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Donald A Loucks, TEM
Texas Emergency Manager(TEM)
This is today's Bastrop Advertiser column
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US District Judge Wrong on Trump Travel Ban
Socialism Kills, Socialized Medicine Kills Absolutely
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Calling an illegal alien an 'undocumented immigrant'
is like calling a drug dealer an 'unlicensed pharmacist'
Accomplishments in office.
1 January, 2001 to 1 January, 2005
"Respect" is the most important factor in successful political relationaships.
"Fear" is the generic substitute.
Truth is treason in the empire of lies.
-- Congresman Ron Paul (Retired)
If a politician says: "It's not about money."
It's about money.
If a politian says: " It's not about sex."
It's about sex.
If a politician says: "It's about common-sense gun safety."
It's about gun control.
If a politician says: "It's about gun control."
It's about gun confiscation.
Just ask the people in Australia, England, and -- well, just about
everywhere, especially Western Europe where citizens' means to
defend themselves against murderous "refugees" no longer exists.
But the Muslim rape gangs have all the guns they want -- and they use them.
|I cannot tell you how many people attended Donald J. Trump's Presidential Inauguration.
But I can tell you exactly how many attended Hillary Clinton's inauguration.
And that, my friends, is the only number that matters.
History of gun control Parts One, Two, and Three.
Donald A. Loucks, A Proven Leader
the American people ever allow private
banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then
by deflation, the banks will deprive the people of all property until
their children wake up homeless on the continent their fathers
conquered. The issuing power should be taken from the banks and
restored to the people, to whom it properly belongs."
"As there is a degree of depravity in mankind which requires a certain degree of circumspection and distrust: So there are other qualities in human nature, which justify a certain portion of esteem and confidence. Republican government presupposes the existence of these qualities in a higher degree than any other form. Were the pictures which have been drawn by the political jealousy of some among us, faithful likenesses of the human character, the inference would be that there is not sufficient virtue among men for self-government; and that nothing less than the chains of despotism can restrain them from destroying and devouring one another."-- James Madison (Federalist No. 55, 15 February 1788)
spirit of encroachment tends to consolidate the powers of all the
in one, and thus to create whatever the form of government, a real
despotism. A just estimate of that love
of power, and proneness to abuse it, which predominates in the human
sufficient to satisfy us of the truth of this position."
"Public affairs go on pretty much as usual: perpetual chicanery and rather more personal abuse than there used to be... Our American Chivalry is the worst in the world. It has no Laws, no bounds, no definitions; it seems to be all a Caprice."
-- John Adams (letter to Thomas Jefferson, 17 April
Really, Really Smart People
difference between genius and
stupidity is that genius
has its limits."
liberal is a man who will give away everything he doesn't own.”
-- Lt. Ilario Pantano, USMC
“A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency or simply to swell its numbers.” —Ronald Reagan
America is to remain what God in his wisdom intended for it to be — a
safe haven for those seeking human rights — then we must once again
most basic human right to the most vulnerable members of the human
must commit ourselves to a future in which the right to life for every
being — no matter how weak, no matter how small, no matter how
defenseless — is
protected by our laws and public policy.”
can’t be for big
government, big taxes, and big bureaucracy and still be for the little
arsenal, no weapon in the arsenals of the world, is so
formidable as the will and moral courage of free men and women.'
gun has been
called the great equalizer, meaning that a small person with a gun is
a large person, but it is a great equalizer in another way, too. It
that the people are the equal of their government whenever that
forgets that it is servant and not master of the governed. When the
forgot that they got a revolution. And, as a result, we Americans got a
a Constitution that, as those who wrote it were determined, would keep
If we give up part of that Constitution we give up part of our freedom
increase the chance that we will lose it all. I am not ready to take
I believe that the right of the citizen to keep and bear arms must not
infringed if liberty in America is to survive.”
"Excellence can be attained if you
Care more than others think is wise,
Risk more than others think is safe,
Dream more than others think is practical, and
Expect more than others think is possible."
“People unfit for freedom — who cannot do much with it — are hungry for power.”
1 January, 2001 to 1 January, 2005
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