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2019 American of the Year: Matthew Albence

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Matthew Albence speaks speaks during a press conference in the briefing room of the White House in September 2019

 

It is an increasingly high-profile job, one where it is difficult, maybe impossible to please anyone on either side of the American political aisle for very long.

I am talking about the person serving at the very top of the leadership pyramid at ICE, the agency responsible for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

Into the midst of this tremendously partisan political environment and under the glare of an increasingly harsh media spotlight stepped this year’s American of the Year honoree, Matthew Albence.

On the day after Independence Day at the start of this past summer, Albence began his tenure as the Acting Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. He was elevated to the post by President Trump in an announcement that came back in April.

At that announcement, the president stated that Albence would be replacing the former acting director, Ron Vitiello, stating according to CNN’s Priscilla AlvarezRon’s a good man but we’re going in a tougher direction. We want to go in a tougher direction.”

Prior to taking on the Acting Director responsibilities, Albence had performed the job of ICE Deputy Director since August 2018, leading the nation’s immigration enforcement efforts. Prior to that, Albence served from February 2017 as the agency’s Executive Associate Director for Enforcement and Removal Operations.

In that position, Albence led the mission to identify, arrest, and remove aliens who presented a danger to national security or who were deemed a risk to public safety. He also led the operation to remove those who enter the United States illegally, as well as those who undermine the integrity of U.S. immigration laws and border control efforts.

A graduate of American University with a Bachelor’s in Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Albence also holds a Master’s Degree in same from Southern Illinois University.

Albence has a quarter-century of federal law enforcement experience. After beginning his career with the old INS (U.S. Immigration & Naturalization Service) in San Antonio back in 1994 he moved on to supervisory positions in both Chicago and Detroit.

Serving a stint as Unit Chief with the ICE training academy in Glynco, Georgia he then took on positions as both TSA Deputy Special Agent in Charge of the South Central Regional Field Office and Deputy Assistant Director for the ERO Criminal Alien Division.

As you can see, Albence brings a great deal of experience to the job as ICE’s senior law enforcement official. With a budget of more than $7 billion, he oversees the day-to-day operations of the agency. This includes a workforce of more than 20,000 officers, special agents, attorneys, and support personnel who are assigned to more than 400 homeland and international offices.

Albence was promoted to this role during a particularly difficult time of change where United States homeland security is concerned. In fact, Kirstjen Nielsen, the Secretary of Homeland Security, had announced her resignation from that cabinet post in early April 2019.

The toughness cited by President Trump in elevating Albence was displayed numerous times during the year. For example, in July he slammed a member of the press for using the term “raids” in reference to legitimate ICE deportation efforts.

Calling these raids does a disservice to everybody that’s involved in this process,” Albence said per Ted Hesson at Politico. “A raid brings up all sorts of emotions that conjures images of indiscriminate enforcement actions. That is not what we do … I guarantee you that if we were out there doing raids and we had officers running all over the place picking up targets indiscriminately, you would have videos all over YouTube.

In October, Albence addressed the issues surrounding a ruling handed down by the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California that immigration officers cannot develop probable cause to believe that an individual may be removable based on certain database checks alone.

This conclusion is out of step with the realities of modern law enforcement, endangers the public, and construes probable cause in an unfairly restrictive way,” said Albence in a press briefing. “Moreover, this decision, issued by a single judge in Los Angeles, will impact at least 43 states, threatening communities far beyond the one in which this judge sits.

Earlier this month it was announced that the North Texas region led the nation for a third consecutive year in the number of civil arrests for immigration violations.

One of the things which is unique — although it shouldn’t be — is [that] the level of cooperation between state and local law enforcement and our officers here is unsurpassed anywhere in the country,” said Albence per Dianne Solis at The Dallas Morning News. “When you have that cooperation, you get these kinds of results.

It is that issue of cooperation between ICE officers and local law enforcement that has become problematic in some areas of the country. Mayors and other politicians have turned most major American cities into so-called ‘Sanctuary Cities‘, referring to them as safe harbors for illegal aliens.

Democratic U.S. congresswoman Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi of California and Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, both Democratic Party candidates for president, have actually published notices to illegals on avoiding a lawful deportation.

We’re sworn law enforcement officers to conduct these exact sort of operations,” Albence said per Charlotte Cuthbertson at The Epoch Times. “There is no other law enforcement agency in this country that has been asked to ignore the lawful order of a judge.

While the Democrats continue to aggressively battle against the lawful efforts of ICE officers, those personnel continue to work diligently on a daily basis to enforce the immigration laws of the United States.

Both as a representative of the hard-working and dedicated officers and support personnel of ICE as a whole and for his own efforts over a long career in support of those vital law enforcement operations, Matthew Albence is selected as the 2019 American of the Year.

Below are the individuals who have been named as the American of the Year in prior years. Click on their name in order to read the piece published at the time of their receipt of the honor.

PREVIOUS AMERICANS OF THE YEAR

2004 – Pat Tillman
2005 – Bill O’Reilly
2006 – Billy Graham
2007 – Chuck Cassidy
2008 – George W. Bush
2009 – Glenn Beck
2010 – Ron Paul
2011 – Seal Team 6
2012 – Michael Phelps
2013 – Ted Cruz
2014 – (none named)
2015 – (none named)
2016 – Kellyanne Conway
2017 – Donald Trump
2018 – Nikki Haley

 

Nationalism is not a dirty word

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Since the inauguration of Donald Trump as the President of the United States, Democrats have been on the attack

 

Speaking this afternoon at The Atlantic Festival, congresswoman Nancy Pelosi related a phone call which she claimed to have received this morning from President Donald Trump.

As that phone call wound down, the president reportedly mentioned to Pelosi that he had to hang up, because he needed to make an address to the United Nations.

Pelosi claims that Trump then made a statement to her along the lines of needing to reinforce that we are not in support of globalism, but instead are in favor of nationalism.

Immediately on hearing that word “nationalism“, the overwhelmingly liberal elite Washington, D.C. insider crowd on hand for Pelosi’s presentation immediately let out a collective moan.

And there we have one of the most fundamental differences between liberals and conservatives in America today.

Donald Trump is the President of the United States. His title and job is not that of President of the Globe, President of the Planet Earth, or President of North America.

It is President Donald Trump’s job to always act in the best interests of the citizens of the United States. It is his job to put our concerns first, and to make our needs preeminent. American lives. American businesses and jobs. American values and traditions.

Now, don’t get me wrong. It is not his job to act for America “only” – just to act for America “first” – every time.

There are many times when we will work with our allies in various efforts to help those nations. However, we should never act on behalf of those nations when it is going to compromise our own citizens with no benefit to the United States.

Democrats have been doing everything within their power to demonize this president throughout his entire first term. That is totally understandable. They hate him, and they hate that he holds the office and its power.

What they had best understand as well is that we get it. As Republicans, we fully understand their motivations, their tactics, and their agenda. We understand the direction they want to take America, should they gain full power.

You often hear Pelosi, as well as the Democrats running for their party nomination in the 2020 election, making statements along the lines of needing to “bring America together” and wanting to work “for all Americans.

As Republicans, we fully understand that those statements are bold-faced lies.

The Democrats have no desire to come together with us, or to work for us. They want to gain power, and then install their liberal, progressive agenda as deeply as possible.

That agenda includes globalism, the planning of our economic and foreign policy on a global basis, as a fundamental principle. And if the United States as a nation, our citizens and their jobs, our businesses, our traditional way of life must suffer, so be it.

President Trump has done a phenomenal job in representing America’s national interests and upholding our traditional national values when dealing in foreign affairs issues, each and every time. That is, after all, his job. Whether liberals like it or not.

2018 American of the Year: Nikki Haley

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Nikki Haley has served as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations for the last two years

 

For the second consecutive year a woman is being honored as the American of the Year. The winner of the honors this time around is the former United States ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.

In 2018, Haley concluded a nearly two-year stint in this important diplomatic post, with today actually serving as her final official day on the job.

Haley, whose birth name is actually Nimrata Randhawa, is the daughter of immigrants. Her father was a professor and her mother a lawyer when they moved first to Canada from Punjab, India and then later in 1969 down to South Carolina.

The girl who would always be known in the family as “Nikki” was born in 1972 and is one of four siblings. She would be raised there in South Carolina, where she attended the exclusive Orangeburg Prep School and Clemson University.

She began working for the family clothing business, Exotica International, eventually becoming their controller and CFO. In 1996 she married Michael Haley, and over the next couple of years began to involve herself in civic affairs, serving in a number of board positions.

Then in 2004, Nikki Haley first tossed her hat into the political ring. She chose to challenge a longtime Republican incumbent in the South Carolina House of Representatives, Larry Koon, in a primary. Forcing a runoff, she ultimately defeated state rep, then won the general election, thus becoming South Carolina’s first-ever Indian-American to hold public office.

In 2005, she was elected chair of the freshman caucus. Haley would then win re-election to the South Carolina state house in each of the next two elections.

It was in May of 2009 that Haley made the decision to step up and run for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in the 2010 South Carolina elections. After again forcing a runoff which she would win handily, Haley defeated her Democratic opponent by 51-47 to become the Governor of South Carolina.

After a successful first term, Haley then stormed to an even bigger margin of victory and was re-elected to the Governor job in 2014. Seen as a rising star in the party, Haley was given the honor of delivering the Republican Party response to President Barack Obama’s 2016 State of the Union Address.

Haley was never considered a big fan of Donald Trump, who would win the U.S. Presidential election in November 2016. She first supported Marco Rubio during the GOP primaries, and after he resigned she threw her support to Ted Cruz.

After winning election, Trump announced his intent to nominate her for the U.N. ambassador position. On his first day in office, Trump sent the appointment on to the U.S. Senate for approval where she was confirmed in a 96-4 vote. She resigned the governorship to accept the U.N. post, and thus became the first Indian-American to hold a presidential cabinet-level position.

During her two years as the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Haley proved to be a strong advocate for American interests around the world, standing up to nations like Russia, Iran, and North Korea. She was a vocal supporter of President Trump’s moving of the U.S. embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

As one last hurrah before leaving her post, Haley stood up to China in October 2018 in regards to their re-education camps and human rights abuses against the Uyghurs, a Muslim minority population in far northwest China with Turkish roots.

For her unwavering strength in standing up for America’s fundamental principles among the world’s diplomatic leadership, and for her independence of thought and expression on a wide range of both national and international issues during a polarizing geo-political era, Nikki Haley is named as the 13th American of the Year.

PREVIOUS AMERICANS OF THE YEAR

2004 – Pat Tillman
2005 – Bill O’Reilly
2006 – Billy Graham
2007 – Chuck Cassidy
2008 – George W. Bush
2009 – Glenn Beck
2010 – Ron Paul
2011 – Seal Team 6
2012 – Michael Phelps
2013 – Ted Cruz
2014 – (none named)
2015 – (none named)
2016 – Donald Trump
2017 – Kellyanne Conway

Omnibus spending bill proves ‘the Swamp’ cannot be drained

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President Donald Trump was elected to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C. by eliminating waste and turning away from politics as usual.

But today, the president signed a massive $1.3 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill that not only failed to help drain the swamp, but pumped more muck into it instead.

As reported by Dave Boyer at The Washington Times:

The spending deal will increase the deficit for the current fiscal year to at least $850 billion, up from $666 billion in fiscal 2017. Starting in October, annual deficits are projected to top $1 trillion for the foreseeable future. On that course, the government would add roughly $12 trillion in borrowing over the next decade.”

Of course, this one isn’t all on the president alone. Congresspersons in the U.S. House of Representatives and members of the United States Senate crafted the bill, then voted it through to his desk.

The spending bill passed in Congress by a vote of 256-157, and then passed in the Senate by a 65-32 vote.

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky, a vocal critic who voted against the bill, summed up the feelings of many conservatives very succinctly per Benjamin Brown of Fox News:

“Republicans control the government, yet Congress still follows the Democrats’ playbook. Time and again, spending skyrockets, and conservatives are expected to fall in line to praise the party for making the big-spending status quo worse.”

President Trump had stated as late as Saturday morning that he was considering a veto of the bill. However, in the end he signed off on it, claiming that it provided necessary increases in funding for the military as a primary reason.

Though a staunch supporter of the American military, I find this reasoning disingenuous at best, and a flat-out lie at worst.

After signing, the president referred to the bill as “ridiculous“, and per S.A. Miller at The Washington Times stated that “I will never sign a bill like this again.

Unfortunately, by that time the damage was already done. He signed this one. Why sign this one, knowing while you are doing it that you allegedly will never sign one like it again?

What the president could have, and should have, done in my opinion was to veto the bill. While the bill had passed easily in both Houses of Congress, there was not enough support to override his veto.

With a veto, the Congress would have been forced to go back and make cuts that would allow for the president to affix his signature. That, or with no spending authorization in place, they could simply decide to shut the government down.

This president was supposed to be the one who did things differently. Who didn’t play the same old political games. But here, when he had the chance to back up his tough talk and tweets with some real hardball action, he blinked and signed.

The Trump signature on this bill was a slap in the face to every conservative American who threw their support to him in November of 2016. It was a betrayal of those of us who believed that we finally had someone unafraid to stand up to the Deep State establishment.

There is no sugar-coating this one. President Trump caved in to politics as usual in Washington, D.C., and as a result we as a nation will sink deeper and deeper in debt.

There is no doubt that there is much to like in the spending bill, including those necessary increases for the U.S. military. But there is no funding to “build the wall” that has been promised by the president, and there is no fix to the DACA issue.

There is also no doubt that among the ridiculous 2,232 pages of this massive grab into taxpayer wallets that there is a great deal of money going out to special interest pork barrel projects that the government has no business being involved in funding.

Frankly, I’m tired of vocally backing a president and a party that, when push comes to shove, continually thumbs its nose at the people who elected them to office. They talk about Democrats spending like drunken sailors and promise that they will be different if given the chance. Then when given that chance, they drink the Dems under the table.

No more. I’ll be taking a nice, long, happy break from politics after this piece. It’s on to sports, faith, entertainment, and other less stressful topics in my writing. And that’s a shame.

The election of businessman Donald Trump was supposed to mean an end to business a usual in Washington. Instead, we saw today that he is incapable of nothing more than talk in regards to draining the swamp.

In defense of Donald Trump

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The following was the script for an experimental podcast ‘Traditional Americans’, for which this was the lone episode: “In defense of Donald Trump”.

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Hello America and welcome to the Traditional Americans podcast. I’m your host, Matthew Veasey.
 
After using our pilot episode last time out to introduce you good folks to myself, the podcast direction, and its social media and internet resources, this will be our first real topic-driven discussion.
 
So what topic would be most appropriate, most important to you, the listeners? Well, with everything that has been in the news lately, the fact remains that one man dominates the news cycle, probably more than any previous individual.
 
Today we’re going to talk about the Presidency of Donald Trump over the undeniably controversial, but also undeniably successful first 14 months of his first term in the highest office in the land.
 
There are so many directions from which we can begin a discussion of the Trump presidency to this point: his social media usage. The large and frequent turnover among his key advisors. His battles with the Democrats and with their liberal media mouthpiece. And of course, the accomplishments of his administration.
 
Let’s start with the positive – those accomplishments. Now, of course, most of these are only truly positive accomplishments if you’re a supporter of the president and his policies. That would mean that you need to be a conservative, because frankly, this president has accomplished more for Traditional American conservatives than any of recent decades. And that includes our beloved President Ronald Reagan.
 
The list of Trump administration accomplishments is indeed impressive for those of us in the conservative camp:
 
On jobs and the economy, we’ve seen passage of the first tax reform bill in more than three decades. This measure will mean $5.5 billion in real tax cuts to American workers and businesses.
 
Bloomberg has reported that the unemployment rate is expected to fall below the 4% mark by this summer. The DOW ended last week at the 24,984.45 mark. That’s up from the 18,589 on the day that he was elected back in early November of 2016.
 
All of these economic victories mean real jobs, real money in the paychecks and pockets, and real increases in the pension plans and 401K’s of real working Americans. No wonder Barron’s just reported that the University of Michigan Consumer Sentiment survey rose to the 102 mark, its highest level in 14 years.
 
Another big piece of the Trump economy success story has been the elimination of numerous stifling Obama-era regulations. The president has operated from the beginning on the position that any new regulation would have to be accompanied by the elimination of at least two. In 2017, the president actually cut 16 for every new regulation, saving an additional $8.1 billion per the Washington Examiner.
 
Withdrawal from the Paris Climate Agreement, which was grossly unfair towards the United States, put an end to even more looming stifling economic regulations. Withdrawal from the Trans-Pacific Partnership helped forward the cause of fair trade for American businesses, as will renegotiation of American involvement with NAFTA and the president’s recent threatened tariff increases.
 
President Trump has freed up agencies to further loosen the regulatory environment, which includes the Department of the Interior making 77 million acres available for gas and oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
 
The president nominated and saw successfully seated to the U.S. Supreme Court an originalist justice in Neal Gorsuch, a move that should benefit Traditional Americans for decades to come. 
 
Also, President Trump has successfully placed 14 judges to the district courts, and another 14 to the courts of appeals. He currently has another 55 nominees to those two courts awaiting Senate action.
 
In the area of Homeland Security, the president has ended Obama’s practice of “catch and release” of illegal immigrants. He has started towards an end to DACA and chain migration. 
 
The president has added roughly 100 new immigration judges, and empowered ICE and local communities to boost the arrest of criminal gang members and other illegals. He has enacted a travel ban from nations that have refused to clamp down on terrorism.
 
He visited the southern border just this past week to examine proposed samples for the border wall. Though numerous conservative commentators, Ann Coulter chief among them, has criticized the president for not pushing ahead with actual construction, the fact remains that this is a major project which cannot be taken lightly. Trump knows construction projects. He’ll get this done, and done right.


 
Under President Trump, the Justice Department is making $98 million available for police departments to add an additional 802 new officers. He declared a public health emergency on opioids, with DHS announcing a new five-point strategy to combat this crisis and the administration providing $500 million towards the fight.
 
The president empowered military commanders, reducing the need for the White House to sign off on every mission and urging them to fight to win. These actions helped lead to ISIS losing control of almost all of its territorial control.
 
In just his first 14 months in office, the president has traveled to Poland and Germany for the G-20. He has traveled to the Middle East and Europe, and did what decades of American politicians talked of doing but were too afraid to act upon, recognizing Jerusalem as the capitol of Israel, our greatest ally in the Middle East. His nearly two-week trip through Asia resulted in historic deals negotiated during multiple summit meetings.
 
 
 
President Trump has worked to support life as well, expanding the Mexico City Policy to block foreign aid used for abortions. He has worked to block Obamacare money from going towards abortions, and to overturn Obama regulations which had blocked states from defunding abortion providers.
 
These are many, but they remain only a few of the triumphs of the early Trump administration.
 
Now let’s move to the controversial, starting with President Trump’s use of social media to push forward his agenda and communicate his political and personal opinions.
 
Social media is a relatively new phenomenon for American politicians to deal with. Facebook launched in February of 2004, Twitter was first created 12 years ago this month, and Instagram came into existence in October of 2010.
 
Each of those resources took a few years for massive numbers of people and businesses to begin using them. So while they existed during the latter part of the ‘W’ Bush administration and all through the Obama years, their usage was limited at first, and then has continued to grow, where politicians and political organizations and parties are concerned.
 
Donald Trump was the first major American presidential candidate to full embrace and utilize social media as a vital tool in his campaign for the presidency. After actually winning the office, some thought that Mr. Trump would ratchet back his activities on social media. Instead, especially where Twitter is concerned, the president has doubled down.
 
 
 
Trump was the first candidate to intentionally go over the heads of the former mainstream media outlets and take his message directly to the people. It worked. Folks responded. He sees no need to change now, and frankly, I can’t blame him.
 
No, Donald Trump is not the statesman that other presidents have been. No, Donald Trump does not have much of a filter. No, Donald Trump is not a traditional politician. And you know what? All of those things are fine by me. 
 
In fact, it is for all of those reasons that many of the 65 million who voted for him cast their ballots for the career businessman. Much of America had frankly grown tired of politicians speaking out of the sides of their mouths, or flat out lying to our faces. We saw Trump, warts and all, as a man who said what he meant and meant what he said. If he said he was going to get something done, then we believed that he was going to get it done. And you know what? He has done just that.
 
Democrats are never, ever going to let up on Trump. Why? Not because he might have had an affair with a porn star years before he was ever in office. Not because he fired some member of his administration, or someone from the previous Obama administration.
Democrats and their liberal media mouthpieces, especially at places like CNN, MSNBC, NPR, the New York Times, and the Washington Post, are going to continue attacking Trump all throughout his presidency for one reason only. He gets things done.
 
And the things that he gets done are, in the vast majority of instances, exactly those things that conservatives want done. 
 
No, he won’t simply cow-tow to the right. Anyone who is actually on the right, such as myself, knows full well that President Trump has numerous critics among the GOP establishment in congress and the senate. 
 
Some of those critics are towards his overall style and demeanor, some are towards specific individual programs or policies.
 
But as the litany of achievements which I ran down at the start of this broadcast outlined, this President has accomplished more for conservatives in 14 months than both Bush presidencies combined.
 
Staff turnover within the President’s inner sanctum is indeed an area ripe for criticism. The Brookings Institution recently released the figures: Trump’s first year turnover rate was 34%. That is twice as high as Ronald Reagan’s, who was the next highest among the last half-dozen administrations. His second year rate is an astronomical 43%, and we’re just in Mid-March. Bill Clinton’s 38% was the previous high.
 
However, what we need to remember is that this is a man who has never put together a political operation of this type before. He came in with a mandate from his electorate to “drain the swamp”, and it was inevitable that some who came along would not be able to hold up as he has, and would drown in that swamp.
 
 
 
My bet is that as the president really settles in further, he will figure out how to find the right people. Those who can not only push forward his message and agenda, but can also hold up under the D.C. spotlight.
 
I didn’t start out as a Donald Trump supporter. When 2016 opened and the GOP nomination process was still unfolding, I supported Texas senator Ted Cruz. I still think that Cruz can be a fine candidate in the future. My thoughts on Trump were that his populist message would resound until folks actually had to start voting. Then he would eventually get sorted out by that electorate. Instead, his message continued to ring true to many, including myself.
 
When the Pennsylvania Republican primary came around, I pulled the lever next to Trump’s name, something that I would never have believed just a few months earlier. 
 
When the November election came around, my wife and I happily went to the polls and cast our votes for Donald Trump to be the next President of the United States. We went to lunch afterward, not really sure that our candidate had a chance to win, but we both felt happy, that we had done the right thing.
 
That night, I was at work as the election results came in, and early on things didn’t seem too positive. However, there was still legitimate reason to hope. As the night wore on, those reasons to hope grew into possibilities. The possibilities turned into a genuine battle. The tide began to turn in that battle, and as I got home from work it was time to settle in for a long overnight election watch.
 
Very late at night (early morning actually), it was my home state of Pennsylvania that finally put Donald Trump over the top. By that time, it was a foregone conclusion. Everyone knew he was going to win PA, except that the networks were unwilling to make the call, possibly out of disbelief and shock.
 
The Democrats thought that they had this one in the bag. Hillary Clinton had celebrities in her corner, after all. The media, at least the media that they watched and read and listened to, told them that she would win, probably comfortably. When she lost, they were bitter and angry, and they remain that way today.
 
Donald Trump is an imperfect man. Frankly, there are no perfect men. I don’t need my President to be perfect. I don’t need him to be some articulate phony. I don’t want a person in that office who looks and sounds good, who makes folks feel good with flowery words, and then hurts my country with their actions and policies.
 
A Hillary Clinton presidency would have been a nightmare for America. A Bernie Sanders socialist presidency would have been even worse. The presidency of Donald Trump has been, thus far at least, a blessing from God to our nation.
 
My hope remains that the president will grow in office. That he will tone down his social media posting, that he will move away from his name-calling rhetoric. That he will become just a little bit more of a traditional statesman in style.
 
But if he does none of those things, in the end I will be fine with him as long as he continues to name conservative judges to the courts, continues to work to protect our security and business interests, and continues to put America first.
 
Later this coming week, our next episode of the Traditional Americans podcast is going to delve into the unmitigated mess that has become the FBI probe of the Clinton and Trump campaigns during the 2016 election. I’ll have the announcement on the availability of that podcast at our social media feeds later this week, so keep an eye out for that.
 
As always, you can find us on social media @TraditionalAmericans on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram. You can write to us at TraditionalAmericans@verizon.net with any commentary or ideas. And if you think that you can bring something to the conversation, let me know there, and you may be invited on as a guest to a future podcast.
 
 
I hope that you’ve enjoyed this episode of the Traditional Americans podcast. Make it a regular part of your intrawebs listening experience, and please share us with your family and friends, and on social media. 
 
That’s all for now. Until next time, God bless you and yours, and God bless the United States of America!

NOTE: the “Traditional Americans” podcast enjoyed only two episodes, a brief introductory episode and this on President Trump.