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Come and Take It!


This is Baytown Bert in Baytown, Texas and this is Podcast 013

This week’s column is going to brand me as just another agent orange crazed Vietnam Veteran, or a patriot – you decide.  One way or the other, I’m going to speak my mind.

The truth is I have had just about all I can take of our government, talk show know-it-all’s, and liberal college professors explaining away or placating every radical or “victimized” group for the sake of political correctness and some mythical nice existence and cohabitation.  What am I talking about?  Look up the list of groups the CIA keeps of which they deem worthy of watching (keeping an eye on us), if you don’t believe me.

I’ll oblige you, the discriminate reader and believe me, if you are reading this, you are in the minority, as no one reads anymore:  “environmentalists; business groups; labor unions; churches; ethnic groups; political action committees or PACs; health groups; education groups; civic groups; youth groups; transportation groups; agricultural groups; veterans groups; women's groups; reform lobbies.”

In their own words about these groups, “This entry includes a listing of a country's political, social, labor, or religious organizations that are involved in politics, or that exert political pressure, but whose leaders do not stand for legislative election. International movements or organizations are generally not listed.”  In other words, we are the enemy, or might be and need to be watched closely.

Our government is watching us because we might be the enemy.  If it wasn’t true, it would be comical.

Our government and our news stations have instilled in our country a fear of everything when they are supposed to do just the opposite.  Thanks to them, we are afraid of dang near everything.  Terrorism, crime, drug cartels, Mexican gangs, contagions, child predators, traveling abroad, not having enough money in retirement, costly health insurance, hurricanes, flooding, drunk drivers, bullies, bedbugs, and thanks to shrewd marketing -  constipation.

I’m sick of it.  I say bring it on.  Let’s take ISIS or ISIL or whatever the current group of cowardly Islamic terrorists want to call themselves for example.  If they come here and are caught, let’s execute them.  Let’s don’t give the privilege of a high-priced New York lawyer and use tax payer money to let them languish themselves for five years.  Let’s stand them against the wall with their weapons and explosives and shoot them.
I am sure the government would have to hold a lottery due to the high number of Veterans and patriots willing to do the act.  What?  You think this is barbaric?  Don’t you know our history?  That Jihadist Major Nidal Malik Hasan was caught in the act of murdering his fellow soldiers yelling “Allahu Akbar” and as a US Army officer sworn in under the Uniform code of military justice should have been executed for being a traitor. 

Because he is a traitor in every sense of the definition.

When you swear the oath into US military service, you wave your Constitutional rights and are under the UCMJ.  Our country has become so screwed up that we can’t even honor military law without fear it might offend someone.

Ask ANY Veteran and they will tell you the same thing.  In military jargon, which I cannot repeat, suffice it to say it is a supreme insult to the honorably serving military.  It is as if the enemy of our country gets the protection of our government and don’t even get me started on Benghazi.  Having first Hillary Clinton, then John Kerry represent our country internationally as Secretary of State makes me absolutely nauseous and I am a Vietnam veteran with two tours.  As an American, I despise them both.

If our troops can’t count on our government to back them up – why are they serving?  I will tell you why if you don’t know.  They serve because they believe in America.  They believe we are still the greatest country on earth.  They believe somehow by serving, they can make a difference.  They can’t.  Our military in the hands of the current administration are disposable pawns and this has been proven by the President’s lack of a viable solution to withdrawal – something he promised if elected.

I am asking our government to stop trying to save the world and save America.  Stop killing our kids.  Quite meddling in everyone else’s business and begin to rebuild this country that was once great.  The Middle East will never become friends and any drunken fool can see this, so why keep killing our boys and girls over something we cannot and never will fix?

We have a porous border that leaks like a 5 gallon can after being shot with double-ought buckshot and we are chasing people all over Iraq, Afghanistan, and Syria like it will make a difference?  Hogwash.  Secure our borders first, and then worry about what other countries are doing.
We are expending billions of dollars overseas and truckloads of unidentifiable people are crossing our borders everyday.  Who’s the fools now and why, with all the collective smart folks in Washington, can’t they cipher this?

Any politician who points this out is automatically branded a racist.  Hooey.  Get over it.  Crack down hard on people who flaunt gaining citizenship and use our system against us and it will suddenly not be a joke amongst them.  “Don’t go there.  They ain’t playin’ games no more!”

If Jihadists come into this country, ghost them quietly and deliberately and bury the evidence on it permanently.  No 70 virgins for them and good riddance.  Call me an extremist if you will, but I call myself a patriot.  Come and take it.
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Comments

Spot on!
Great job telling it like it is! Everyone needs to read this
clarion wake-up call!
Wade Hickman
Patrick Newman said…
That's why I had to laugh about the media hype on "ISIS is in Texas!" Ummm, I don't think ISIS did all of their homework. Yeah, come to Texas and try that.

I can see it now.....

"Hooo, weee, boys! We finally get a chance to do what Obama-lama-ding-dong won't! Let's light 'em up!"

ISIS cheers of "Holy War!" will soon turn into "Holy shit!"
Anonymous said…
I liked the comment: "Ghost them quietly!"
Anonymous said…
Good job. I'm with you all the way. DH
Anonymous said…
It is not often I read someone that expresses many of the same thoughts that I have. Hillary and Kerry are such poor representatives of most Americans, the Americans that live in fly-over America, that are removed from the influence of large cities and the political correctness and utter nonsense that becomes news. I am not a veteran but all five of my brothers served in the military ( 1 Marine, 2Navy, 1 Army & 1 Air Force) they served from the Korean War through Vietnam. It sickens me to see the way our politicians put on an act of patriotism while trying to get elected or re-elected and then think nothing of trampling the Constitution. This country is in deep trouble and you touched on some of the reasons why in your op/ed. I feel that lots of the enemies of the country are our elected officials trying to gain complete control of the country and making the electorate completely dependent. When I hear some on the left referring to those that oppose their overreach as radicals, those that want smaller government and adherence to the Constitution are not the radicals. We are proud patriotic Americans.

Liked your article,
James Connealy
Anonymous said…
I was going to post on Facebook later... But got to hair salon for appt and decided to email real quick because all the ladies asked AS SOON as I walked in the door if I knew you... Your column today all the talk here!

ANOTHER GREAT ONE my friend.... And all the ladies here agree. One said it gave her hope all is not lost :) --Nat

P.S. Of course I claimed you as my friend ;) NW
Anonymous said…
Hey Bert, loved the column this week! Awesome! Be safe!!! R2
Anonymous said…
I always enjoy your blogs. You hit a lot of points. Twenty years ago I was just a citizen, today I am a suspicious nut job. I haven't changed - but my government surely did. Thank God that Germany and England have leaders who seem to grasp the world situation. I am also thankful and praying for our troops. No job is easy in a leadership vacuum. KB
Anonymous said…
Awesome article in The Baytown Sun this morning. I always look forward to opening page 3 and seeing what you have for us. God bless you. DDC
Anonymous said…
Great post Bert. Scare the populace into the corner. Promise them solutions and bs freebies, gain their votes. Repeat cycle. VA
Anonymous said…
Beth McFadden: Thanks, Bert Marshall, for being such an articulate Patriot!
Anonymous said…
Callie Shipp Hargraves: Truth on every level!
Anonymous said…
JH: Or in other words, "Save America, Nuke Washington !"
Anonymous said…
Sandi White: Bam! Nailed it! Bert, I wish you were a Presidential Adviser, that you would go in and kick those egg-sucking idiots into the hall and lay down the cold hard facts to Obama. We've turned into a nation of of apologetic people-pleasers, bending before every vagrant breeze that blows. It's time to be Americans again, the real ones.
Anonymous said…
Mark Lamiell: Art of Propaganda War
Anonymous said…
Rick Mauk: Looks like you are making the most out of retirement. Keep it up Bert.
Anonymous said…
Chad Juth: Even though I'm not a veteran I couldn't agree more. It's good to know not all Americans are enslaved by our media, politics, and material possessions that have most of this country blinded to the truth of what's really going on.
When the government decides to quit using tools, resources, and propaganda to bring this country down bring over the family, and we'll protect our freedom and amendments against the real terrorist.....
Anonymous said…
Virgina Mitchell Compton: I enjoyed this article. I do wonder why the local news try to scare us to death with stories of hurricanes, close meteors, and solar flares, none of which is going to come anywhere near us. Is (are) murder, robberies and mayhem on the rise or is it just because cameras are everywhere and they post everything? Someone posted yesterday the difference between Reagan and Obama addressing a national crisis. Reagan being very decisive and very American and Obama being very wishy washy.
Anonymous said…
Sam Bgh Compton: I think the barbarians are at our door and in our house. We will fall if action is not taken soon. Normally, I'm too busy taking selfies to read articles like this.
Anonymous said…
Texas you are going to be our spear head. God bless Texas.
Anonymous said…
Great job Bert!! Murney
Anonymous said…
Very well said Bert, America wasn't built by wussies it was build on the blood, sweat and tears of ALL OUR Forefathers & Mothers of all colors....its time all who are Patriots get out and vote and turn this Liberal run away train around...and get common sense and values back in this country leadership... This We'll Defend should be the call of All... another Veteran who respects my OATH...RF
Anonymous said…
I think you have the cure Bert, trouble is getting the FDA to approve it for the mass population. The home team needs a good head coach.

U wanna be head coach?

Fred
Anonymous said…
We would like to remind our community that being physically and psychologically prepared for emergency situations is an individual, as well as an organizational, responsibility. Safety and security is a shared responsibility, and only by working together can we establish an environment that is ready to respond to emergency situations. Prepare yourself as well as your workplace. The last man, your own neighbor you trusted for years will be the one that will ask for just one bullet, shoot you dead and steal your stockpile. It's survival. I wish you luck Mr. Fletcher. If you don't have an AR yet, you may hurry to the nearest Gun Dealer.
Anonymous said…
If you're referring to your article in the Sun about being a patriot, I think you are spot on. I have a T-shirt that has "Marine" at the top, the emblem, then Veteran. But veteran is crossed out and "extremist" is written across it. Spot on sir! DA
Deborah Brown said…
Great job Bert , exactly how I feel as well keep it up

The Dogman
Amy Vaughn said…
Patriot. I share your views on this!! -Amy

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