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I am not going to argue the facts anymore. Now if someone wants to learn about a fact then I am happy to share. So are a few other people it turns out.
According to Trump’s website, “The Trump plan will enhance Unemployment Insurance (UI) to include 6 weeks of paid leave for new mothers so that they can take time off of work after having a baby.” There’s no direct mandate for employers to cover maternity leave, but this is truly just an indirect mandate: this means that employers will pay increased taxes. He says he’ll pay for this by cutting waste and fraud. Nonsense. As Ed Morrissey of Hot Air says, “The cost of this program would be another $7.5 billion in payouts from the unemployment system each year, on top of the payments already being made for actual unemployment…it’s a surrender on the principle of limited government.”
As Daniel Horowitz of Conservative Review writes:
Oh, and as an aside, Trump made sure to mention that child care benefits would go to “same-sex couples” as well, thereby consummating the de-civilization agenda of the Left about raising families without a family. No word yet on whether two men would be entitled to maternity benefits. Oops, there goes the second leg of the conservative stool.
“But Hillary is worse…!”
Yes, I know. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t engage in some cognitive dissonance. There’s one thing to vote for Trump in a binary choice, as CR’s Mark Levin has suggested. There is quite another to begin championing his liberal policies like so many of his supporters are doing.
While we may disagree from time to time, don’t ask me to compromise my values or beliefs to accommodate your lack of conviction and grit.
Past performance is a sign of future action. It is sad to see how many “go team Republican’s, win at any cost” can craft a pass for the person they have as a candidate for POTUS. If this was the first “faux pas”, then maybe.
So while establishment elites espouse their mantra of “our side is good – their side is bad”, what do you say that you and I take an objective look first inward before we attempt to dishonor the other. If we don’t, we will continue to be useful pawns in the final transformation of America. There is no right way to do the wrong thing.
So where do you go from here? You ask for unity. But there is no reconciliation. You ask for unity but there is no justice. You ask for unity but there is little regard for rule of law. Unity is cheered while honesty is ignored.
And please do not answer me by asking if I have read how wonderful and conservative the platform is. I doubt anyone outside of the platform committee can tell you what is in it let alone legislate from any of the foundational ideas and principles. Say maybe like, oh I don’t know limited government as an example.
No, the party is lost. We have ceded the brand and no longer represent the Republican values of our founding Party leaders. But I digress.
The tent is still aflame, where do you go from here?