In the excitement of the inaugural, I missed my 10-year blogging anniversary, January 17, 2017. As so many of you know, I haven’t blogged much for the last 2-1/2 years due to my son’s illness and death. He has been gone six months now and it’s still just as raw as it was the first, second and third days. Speaking of first days, do you remember Agents Ramos and Compean? Two border agents sentenced to double-digit year sentences for shooting an illegal (Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila) (hit him in the butt while he was running away). Agent Ramos came to the aid of Agent Compean who was lying on the ground bloodied. Aldrete-Davila was eventually treated in a U.S. hospital and given immunity.In January 2009, President G. W. Bush commuted the sentences of both agents. That was my first quite short post and I remember feeling such fury at the treatment of these two married with children Amercan agents.
On my five-year blogging anniversary, I posted this:
The alien, Osvaldo Aldrete Davila, received immunity (after being found with 800 pounds of “drugs,”) and was given a ticket back to the States to testify against our two agents. The alien then sued the U.S. for $5 Million. I can find nothing about how that case was resolved, but Davila was sentenced in July 2008 to 9.5 years in prison for smuggling 220 pounds of marijuana into the U.S in 2005. The incident with Agents Ramos and Compean, who were sentenced to 11 and 12 years in prison respectively, happened in February 2006. Davila, Ramos and Compean each went before the same judge and received their punishment from the same judge.
The left was hysterically on the side of the alien because…wait for it, Adrete-Davila wasn’t armed. Even two instances of bringing drugs across our border, a total of 1,500 lbs. of marijuana in two separate loads, didn’t soften the leftists position. No mercy for our Agents––but that’s been the case for longer than ten years.
If you do an online search for Ramos and Compean you will see there were some additional considerations that I won’t go into here.
Through the ten years, even with my absences, I have at least four posts that still receive readers every day. (1) Israel’s Pre-1967 War Borders, What they Mean (2)The Angst of Supporting Israel (3) Israel––Palestine Flight From Fact, Maddening Realities and Civil Rights History:Democrats Controlled Everything But Would Not Pass Civil Rights! The History The Timeline of Democrat Racism.
I can’t begin to express how grateful I am to you for reading when I write, for commenting and for coming by from time-to-time when I’m silent.
Seldom, if ever, have you seen a photo of my husband. He has wanted to remain absent but I recently talked him into a coming-out party (meant in the old-fashioned way).
You know I refer to hubby as being married to a Super Hero. A friend commented that he has a “hook” stance in this photo. I corrected him and said it’s his “hunk” stance. The photo is at least three years old. We didn’t vacation when Matt was ill. We’ve been married forty-one years now, and spent No. 40 with Matt and our daughter-in-law Linda in Los Angeles. Our dear daughters, Audrey and Renae live in Kansas City and we have GrandGirls, Chloe lives in L.A., and Katie in Kansas City.
Back to business.
Thanks also goes to Doug Ross at BadBlue who has aggregated so many of my posts for his readers. BadBlue serves-up uncensored news 24/7. Read it here. It’s one of the most important news sites on the web. Thanks also to Woodsterman (Blogger Bad Boy) who still sends readers to my Rule 5 posts from “back in the day.” Woodsterman’s site is funny, really funny. You’ll always find a grin waiting for you, but if you’re easily offended, wait for a day when you’re over it it. Find Woodsterman Blogger Bad Boy here.
One of my biggest Rule 5 hits lately has been Ivanka Trump. I featured her in February 2011 and mentioned how almost all the photos of her feature stunning views of New York City – The Donald’s Daughter. and how her Dad was considering a presidential bid.
Rule 5 posts are about gaining a million readers. If you’re a blogger, Stacy McCain explains it here. it’s his “genius thing.”
Another thank you to Jim Hoft at Gateway Pundit who has sent many readers my way and has a spectacularly exciting announcement. Read it here. So very happy for him––and it’s good news for you too, and marks a huge change in the media world.
Hoping to get my heart and my mojo back into posting. One day at a time, every day a new day.
God bless Donald Trump – You Go Mr. President and God Bless the U.S.A.
Think about the greens keepers from sea-to-shining sea who will have repair BOs divots.Exhausting to think about, huh?
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