The front-page headline of The
New York Post stated the issue clearly: "Stop, Thief!"
The story explained what is going on in Florida is nothing less
than: "The Democrats
are trying to steal the election."
It is the obligation now of
every Republican to take whatever action is necessary to get this
message across to the American public and media:
THE DEMOCRATS WILL NOT BE
ALLOWED TO STEAL A PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION - AGAIN.
It is the word AGAIN that must
be endlessly repeated. This
must be the mantra:
THE DEMOCRATS STOLE THE
PRESIDENCY IN 1960 IN CHICAGO AND TEXAS.
THE DEMOCRATS STOLE THE PRESIDENCY IN 1976 IN OHIO.
THE DEMOCRATS ARE TRYING TO STEAL THE PRESIDENCY NOW IN
FLORIDA. NOT THIS
TIME! THIS TIME THEY ARE NOT GOING TO GET AWAY WITH IT.
Much as been made about
Richard Nixon's "honor" in not plunging the country into a
crisis by publicizing Chicago's Mayor Daley vote fraud in Chicago and
Lyndon Johnson's in Texas, and demanding a recount.
Just think of what Nixon's honor and turn-the-other-cheek
decency cost America.
John Kennedy proved to be
almost lethally incompetent as President.
Nixon in the White House in 1960 would have meant:
No Bay of Pigs. He
would have provided air cover for the exile revolt, and Castro would
have been overthrown.
No Cuban missile crisis. Nikita
Khruschev would never have challenged the old pro Nixon as he did the
kid greenhorn Kennedy. This
challenge was the closest the Cold War ever came to nuclear war.
It would not have happened with a President Nixon.
3. No Vietnam War.
Nixon would have mined the port of Haiphong without delay,
prevented the North Vietnamese from waging a war to conquer South
Vietnam with Viet Cong as their mercenary proxies, and ended it well
before there was any need to send 55,000 American soldiers to their
death. 4. No Great Society explosion of federal power.
With Kennedy defeated in 1960, Lyndon Johnson would not have
become president, and thus there never would have been the greatest
expansion of government power since
FDR's New Deal.
In 1976, Gerald Ford made a
Nixonian "honorable" decision not to challenge the vote
count in Ohio, where ballot-stuffing was rampant in inner-city
Cleveland, and one-half a vote per precinct made the difference to his
winning or losing the presidency. Just think of what Ford's "honor" cost the country.
Jimmy Carter proved to be almost as incompetent as Kennedy.
1. In the four years of the Carter presidency, Stansfield Turner (Carter's Director of Central Intelligence) destroyed the CIA. By 1980, there were more KGB agents in New York City than there were CIA agents in the entire world.
2. By refusing to support the Shah of Iran, Carter enabled Khomeini to take over Iran. If the Shah had stayed in power, the Soviets never would have invaded Afghanistan with two American allies on either side of the country (Iran and Pakistan). The Tehran hostage crisis and the terrorism unleashed upon the world by the Khomeini regime would never have occurred.
3. The damage Carter did to
the American economy was very deep:
inflation, unemployment, and interest rates all in double
digits. The damage he did
to America's psyche was just as deep.
After the hostage crisis, the economic tailspin, the Soviets
winning everywhere, Americans had lost their confidence and pride in
being American. Had
Ronald Reagan not ridden to the rescue in the nick of time, there is
no telling where the Carter downward spiral would have ended.
But all of this pales in
comparison to what will happen if Al Gore steals the presidency.
I am only one of millions of Americans who will not recognize
his legitimacy, the legitimacy of the federal government, the
legitimacy of the rule of law in America because there will be no
honest law in our country. There
will be a march on Washington to physically prevent Gore's
inauguration on January 20th, with battalions of police and soldiers
cordoning off the West Steps of the Capitol Building.
There will be outright rebellion throughout the country, not
just with guns and violent protests, but computer sabotage to shut
down government computers. There
will be a Second Civil War.
This must not happen.
I call upon every decent American to prevent this by demanding
that every Republican leader in the country publicly accuse the
Democratic Party of trying to steal the presidency AGAIN.
That they remind, over and over and over, Americans how the
Democrats stole the presidency in 1960 and 1976, and that THIS MUST
NOT HAPPEN AGAIN.
Specifically, I am asking you
to demand that Florida Governor Jeb Bush stop shirking his
responsibilities, take control of the situation, and publicly state
that the Democratic Party is trying to steal the presidency in his
state. JEB BUSH MUST STOP
RECUSING HIMSELF AND START BEING GOVERNOR OF FLORIDA ONCE MORE.
He is the one who must publicly accuse the Democrats of
election theft and that it is his moral and legal duty as Governor to
prevent it. He must say:
NOT THIS TIME. IT HAPPENED IN CHICAGO, IT HAPPENED IN OHIO, BUT IT IS NOT
GOING TO HAPPEN IN FLORIDA. NO
MORE STOLEN PRESIDENCIES IN AMERICA.
We can prevent the theft of the American presidency - but only if we take action NOW.
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© Jack Wheeler, 2000
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