Skip to comments.Calls For American Unity Are Either Dishonest Or Naive
Posted on 04/13/2016 4:09:11 AM PDT by Biggirl
Just about all candidates for president regularly announce their intent to unite Americans, to "bring us together." It's a gimmick. If they are sincere, they are profoundly naive; if they are just muttering sweet nothings in order to seduce Americans to vote for them, they are manipulative.
(Excerpt) Read more at frontpagemag.com ...
No they’re not - except for the rabid zealots ...
If Conservatives and other Republicans cannot unite around either Cruz or Trump — then it is because STUPID IDIOTIC Trump and Cruz supporters have passed on every crazy rumor and manufactured story about the other candidate ... Rabid Cruz and Trump supporters have ignorantly been yelping about made up stories done by none other than the Republican Establishment Elites — who have paid people to fictionalize negative stories against Trump and Cruz - -Thank you STUPID PEOPLE for helping the GOP/RNC Derail the Cruz and Trump campaign with made up fantasy stories .THANK YOU STUPID CRUZ AND TRUMP ZEALOTS for crippling the fight against the Democrats and the hateful Republican Establishment ...
It will work, as long as the country unites around the obvious and objective need to send Hitlery to prison, overthrow Zerocare, build the border wall, round up and deport illegals, and obliterate jihad at home and abroad. Thanks Biggirl.
I agree completely. The sensible majority of Trump supporters need to call out Trump supporters and Cruz supporters who are out of line. “Lyin Ted” and “Whining Trump” and all other name calling qualifies as out of line, as does spreading unsubstantiated rumors or stories about what Trump might have done in middle school or imagined links between Cruz’s father and the JFK assassination (really - that made it on FR!). Similarly, the sensible majority of Cruz supporters need to call out Trump supporters and Cruz supporters who are out of line. It’s not hard to restore civility, if we try.
Cruz and Trump are both imperfect but they agree far more than 80% of the time (see my tagline from Ronald Reagan). They should be friends and allies, and we should treat both of them as such.
Name-calling really promotes unity.
Didn’t even make an attempt to read the article. Huh?
You’re right. That post certainly brings people together.
I made my point and my point is related... it is not up to the candidates .... it has to start with the supporters and push the candidates to Unite...
Cruz and Trump supporters are OUT OF LINE and need to unite to defeat the Republican Establishment and the Democrat leftist...
Did you actually bother to read the article? It doesn’t sound like it.
If we are to survive, the one things Americans must unite around is the Constitution, the social compact that outline the limits of government and the unalienable rights of in individual it recognizes.
Of course, as John Adams pointed out, this attempt at self-government is only possible if the people embrace, and are constrained by, Judaeo-Christian morality, which is the foundation on which the Constitution is built.
The Progressives have, for the last 50-years, done everything in their power to undermine that moral-cultural underpinning, and have largely succeeded. We are a fractured people without a common moral compass. It has been replaced by the celebration of self and the myopic, destructive selfishness that goes with it.
As an aside, this is where Ayn Rand, I believe, got it wrong. She was brilliant in seeing the evil of the Progressive movement for what it is, but had blinders on when it came to the logical conclusion of her “me, for my own sake” philosophy. She saw it giving rise to Supermen/women, but the truth is, you will eventually end up with what we have today, a society of selfish people looking for the path of least effort to the riches of others (democracy). That society will destroy itself and there will be a return of Oligarchy, where the “supermen/women” will once again subjugate the masses.
In summary, we are lost without the Constitution, and the Constitution doesn’t work without God.
Well said, but I'm not optimistic. The left views the Constitution as an outdated document to be largely ignored, and they HATE Judaeo-Christian morality.
It is time to take America back!
Which do you think are more stupid?
Actually your point is not related at all. Which you would know, if you.....READ THE ARTICLE!!!!
Don’t bother responding ‘cause I’m not interested.
oy. my research is worldwide for the candidate who wants to make America great again. No elite influence.
“But it’s time to grow up. The gap between the left and right is unbridgeable. Their worldviews are mutually exclusive.”
The tectonic plates of left and right are splitting further apart as the majority of the people accept immorality.
The narrow road wasn’t called narrow for poetic value.
Trump and Cruz CANNOT “unite” against the GOPe, because CRUZ is a puppet of the GOPe. He has been POSING as a conservative for about four years. Long enough to fool lots of people.
Another astute observation from Mr. Prager.
There is absolutely NO WAY to unify with people whose entire belief system is the polar opposite of yours.
Oh, like this will work. It tickles me that anyone could think "calling out" can affect some sort of change.
Calling out can’t hurt. So far ignoring the incivility hasn’t solved the problem.
When Trump is the nominee, he will want votes from the 30% of republicans who voted Cruz. Being rude and abusive to the Cruz voters who recognize the genuine conservatism that motivates Cruz won’t help with that. If Cruz is the nominee instead, he will want votes from the 40% of republicans who voted Trump. Being rude and abusive to Trump voters who recognize Trump’s potential to change the corrupt system won’t help with that either. I have all the time in the world, and if I can make even a small difference and reduce the alienation of either group of voters, I’ll consider that a very big deal.
The penalty for failing to come together is huge. Without republican unity, Hillary wins, and at best we have a second civil war. At worst, American freedom will be destroyed without even a fight, and we will live in the world of 1984, or Atlas Shrugged, or of whatever nightmare world Hillary wants to rule over. After Obama, the last vestiges of the Constitution provide no protection at all. With Hillary’s lust for power, and no effective legal constraints, her reign will be unimaginably terrible.
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