Skip to comments.For Our Children's Sake
Posted on 11/01/2004 6:00:02 AM PST by Chickenhawk Warmonger
For Our Children's Sake By Robin Mullins Boyd November 1, 2004
I spent this weekend doing "family" things. We celebrated my daughter's 20th birthday. We went to dinner with my parents. We babysat our granddaughter. We saw our granddaughter in her first ever Halloween costume. As I basked in the glow of contentment and love of my family, I could not shake a nagging thought in my head.
What kind of life will my children and my grandchildren have if John Kerry is elected President? Will they live in daily fear, as the Israelis do, of a homicide bomber striking at the mall or the local pizza parlor? Will they have the freedom to voice their opinions without the fear of reprisal from the government? Will they be able to worship freely and express their love of God openly? Will they be able to include the words "under God" when saying the Pledge of Allegiance in public?
Will the female future generations be able to stay home with their children and raise them like I was raised? Or will they have to work 2 jobs just to pay their taxes? Will they be able to choose their own physicians and be in control of their healthcare - or will they be waiting in line for care as is the case at the government controlled state health departments? Will the children learn the three R's in school or will they be taught about diversity, sexual preference equality and pornography posing as art? Will English still be taught as the primary language?
Will the history books accurately reflect the events of the past 4 years? Or will it be edited for political correctness so no group will be offended? Will they be able to turn on their radios and listen to "talk radio"? Will they have a choice of television news shows so they can switch the channel for one not biased against a political party? Will they be able to go to the library and check out books from all types of authors about various subjects? Or will they only be able to choose what the government deems appropriate?
Will they be able to take their children hunting for the first time? Will they be able to teach gun safety and the responsibility of gun ownership? Will they get to experience the wonder of nature as it awakens while sitting in a duck blind on the river? Will they be able to see the Braves, the Indians and the Chiefs play professional sports or will the teams be renamed so they are not "offensive"?
Will they experience the thrill of standing in line on Election Day and casting their vote for the candidate that they feel is worthy of the vote? Will they know that their country is the strongest and the best in the world or will they have to put the United Nations first? Will they rest securely at night knowing that our military is the best equipped and best trained in the entire world? Will they be able to treat the American flag with respect or will flag burning be a national pastime?
Will the future generations know of the incredible sacrifices that our military men and women made for our country? Or will they be taught that our military amounted to murderers, rapists and war criminals? Will the constitutional rights that our military fought and died for still apply? Will they know what it means to be an American and be proud of our country?
On this Sunday night before Election Day 2004, all of these thoughts are weighing heavily on me. As I read the updated polls and hear the television pundits, my heart is pounding. I wonder how other mothers and fathers feel.
There is only one way to preserve our country and keep it safe for future generations. There is only one way to ensure that our children's' children are able to grow up in a country that values each and every life. There is only one way to maintain that moral compass that our founding fathers wrote of. There is only one way to ensure that our future generations are free to speak, to worship and to live. We must re-elect President George W. Bush on November 2, 2004. For our sakes and for the sake of future generations.
You put into words what is in my heart. As the grandmother of two boys and aunt to more young boys and a young woman who tried desperately to enlist this year in the Air Force, to be turned down for a medical condition, I am afraid, afraid of what Kerry as President will do to this country. I have no doubt he used his V.N. experience only for political gain, he deserted the cause and the soldiers that gave their lives. He is a person with only one concern--himself. I am disgusted as he changes his views to suit his audience. Our children will suffer under his stewardship.
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Love your #5!
That tee shirt says it ALL. LOL!
Someone sent me that in email a while back .....
Again...Lord, please bless us with a Godly man to serve as President. Amen
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Some scary things to think about. You certainly put it into perspective. Thanks for the terrific post.
Love that weepublican baby!