"What I would give to trade about 150,000 of our newly arrived (in Minnesota), America hating, our Christian faith hating, our Constitution hating, new comers, and trade them in for red blooded, freedom loving folks from Hong Kong."
Okay. I will fess up. The red, white and blue in me would love to see our President wade into this Hong Kong mess and be the hero. Kick some ChiCom ass (so to speak). As those gun grabbers always love to say - "Do something!" But that will never happen. As much as it tugs at my heartstrings to hear the citizens from Hong Kong singing our national anthem, waving our great flag as they march in protest, and have signs which say, "President Trump, save us!" - nothing will happen. Why? We have no moral authority.
Bird! What the Sam Hill are you talking about? We are Americans! This is Tienanmen Square all over again!! Only this time, there are no tanks as yet, and the bloodshed has not really started. To this point, I nod my head in agreement.
However - should Donald Trump ask for an emergency meeting with Xi, the exchange might go something like this: Trump - "I really think you should listen to what the good people of Hong Kong are asking. It is reasonable. The United States will not look kindly on your troops going in and spilling blood on their soil."
Xi would sit back in his chair with that nonchalant half smile he is famous for. "You might have a point Mr. President. But before we discuss our involvement in Hong Kong, could we first discuss your involvement in Chicago? In Baltimore? Los Angeles? Seems you have a problem by NOT maintaining control in those cities. Is it okay for so many of your citizens to be killed by gunfire each weekend? In China, we would never allow that. Our citizens deserve the right to work hard, and when they go home, live in peace."
"Ouch!", President Trump would think. How am I supposed to respond? I can't just say, "Many of our residents living in large Blue cities, have the right to collect welfare, and then on the weekends, get involved in gang wars. Where is my moral authority to say that? After all, I have offered more than once, to send the feds into Chicago to help restore order. Every time, I get a 'no thank you' - or worse."
Bingo! We lose our moral authority to talk about out of control cities when our cities are just as bad or worse than theirs. It is hard to explain to a socialist or communist that our cities are out of control because they are run by socialist democrats. That would be a head scratcher for them. If the people running these Blue cities are truly socialists, they would go in there, and crack some skulls! Come on! You should know how it is done by now!
Then we would have to confess. We do not really have "true" socialists running our cities - only posers. In reality, they are nothing but nihilists and anarchists. They just want free stuff without having to work for it. That would be the end of the conversation. Period.
What I would give to trade about 150,000 of our newly arrived (in Minnesota), America hating, Christian faith hating, Constitution hating, new comers, and trade them in for red blooded, freedom loving folks from Hong Kong. I am tired of having these welfare grabbers who hate us, taking advantage of us. We have tried and true "makers" from Hong Kong, who would love to come here, be part of us, and be woven into our fabric.
If you are a praying type - pray for Hong Kong. If you are a socialist who is tired of the "thoughts and prayers" system, be on you way. This is history folks. As much as Tienanmen Square was 30 years ago - this is history. Not just the battle between good and evil. It is the battle between chains and no chains.