William Bonilla, click here
to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.
Blogs by William Bonilla
A Breath Of Fresh Air
11/23/2011 12:18:39 PM
[ Flag as Inappropriate ]
How about this breath of fresh air
"A MUST READ FOR ALL"
Meet Maine 's New Governor --- In case you haven't heard about this guy before, his name will stick in your mind!
The new Maine Governor, Paul LePage is making New Jersey 's Chris Christie look like an enabler. He isn't afraid to say what he thinks. Judging by the comments, every time he opens his mouth, his popularity goes up.
He brought down the house at his inauguration when he shook his fist toward the media box and said, "You're on notice! I've inherited a financially troubled State to run. Observe...cover what we do...but don't whine if I don't waste time responding to your every whim just for your amusement."
During his campaign for Governor, he was talking to commercial fishermen who are struggling because of federal fisheries rules. They complained that 0bama brought his family to Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park for a long Labor Day holiday and found time to meet with union leaders, but wouldn't talk to the fishermen. LePage replied, "I'd tell him to go to hell and get out of my State." The Lame Stream Media crucified LePage, but he jumped 6 points in the pre-election poll.
The Martin Luther King incident was a political sandbag, which brought him National exposure. The 'lame stream' media crucified him, but word on the street is very positive. The NAACP specifically asked LePage to spend MLK Day visiting black inmates at the Maine State Prison. He told them that he would meet with ALL inmates, regardless of race, if he were to visit the prison. The NAACP balked and then put out a news release claiming falsely that he refused to participate in any MLK events. He read it in the paper for the 1st time the next morning while being driven to an event and went ballistic because none of the reporters had called him for comment before running the NAACP release.
He arrived at that event & said in front of a TV camera, "If they want to play the race card on me they can kiss my ass", and he reminded them that he has an adopted black son from Jamaica and that he attended the local MLK Breakfast every year that he was mayor of Waterville. (He started his morning there on MLK Day.)
He then stated that there's a right way and a wrong way to meet with the Governor, and he put all special interests on notice that press releases, media leaks, and all demonstrations would prove to be the wrong way. He said any other group, which acted like the NAACP could expect to be at the bottom of the Governor's priority list!
He then did the following, and judging from local radio talk show callers, his popularity increased even more: The State employees union complained because he waited until 3 P.M. before closing State offices and facilities and sending non-emergency personnel home during the last blizzard. The prior Governor would often close offices for the day with just a forecast before the first flakes. (Each time the State closes for snow, it costs the taxpayers about $1 million in wages for no work in return.)
LePage was CEO of the Marden's chain of discount family bargain retail stores before election as governor. He noted that State employees getting off work early could still find lots of retail stores open to shop. So, he put the State employees on notice by announcing: "If Marden's is open, Maine is open!"
He told State employees: "We live in Maine in the winter, for heaven's sake, and should know how to drive in it. Otherwise, apply for a State job in Florida!"
Governor LePage symbolizes what America needs; Refreshing politicians who aren't self-serving and who exhibit common sense.
THE LAW IS THE LAW!
I really love this one.
This is one of the better e-mails I have received in a long time! I hope this makes its way around the USA several times over!!!!!
So, Be It!
THE LAW IS THE LAW So "if" the US government determines that it is against the law for the words "under God" to be on our money, then, so be it.
And "if" that same government decides that the "Ten Commandments" are not to be used in or on a government installation, then, so be it.
I say, "so be it," because I would like to be a law abiding US citizen.
I say, "so be it," because I would like to think that smarter people than I are in positions to make good decisions.
I would like to think that those people have the American public's best interests at heart.
BUT, YOU KNOW WHAT ELSE I'D LIKE?
Since we can't pray to God, can't Trust in God and cannot post His Commandments in Government buildings, I don't believe the Government (Federal, State and Local) and its employees should participate in the Easter and Christmas celebrations which honor the God that our government is eliminating from many facets of American life.
I'd like my mail delivered on Christmas, Good Friday, Thanksgiving & Easter. After all, it's just another day.
I'd like the" US Supreme Court to be in session on Christmas, Good Friday, Thanksgiving & Easter as well as Sundays." After all, it's just another day.
I'd like the Senate and the House of Representatives to not have to worry about getting home for the "Christmas Break." After all it's just another day.
I'm thinking that a lot of my taxpayer dollars could be saved, if all government offices & services would work on Christmas, Good Friday & Easter. It shouldn't cost any overtime since those would be just like any other day of the week to a government that is trying to be "politically correct."
I think that our government should work on Sundays (initially set aside for worshipping God....) because, after all, our government says that it should be just another day....
What do you all think????
If this idea gets to enough people, maybe our elected officials will stop giving in to the "minority opinions" and begin, once again, to represent the "majority" of ALL of the American people.
SO BE IT...........
Please Dear Lord, Give us the help needed to keep you in our country!
'Amen' and 'Amen' Touché!
These are definitely things I never thought about but from now on, I will be sure to question those in government who support these changes.
At the top, it says, "I hope this makes its way around the USA several times over!!!!!" Let's see that it does
More Blogs by William Bonilla
What in the word? - Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Recovering from open heart surgery - Sunday, June 14, 2015
A fellow write in the Den - Friday, February 20, 2015
The self made Hero - Monday, February 09, 2015
Emissary - Saturday, January 17, 2015
Marching Frenchmen - Sunday, January 11, 2015
"Two Police Officers Murdered" - Sunday, December 21, 2014
White House Turkeys - Sunday, November 30, 2014
Outraged - Sunday, September 28, 2014
A poetess in the den - Friday, May 30, 2014
A poetess in the den - Friday, May 30, 2014
The Geico Lizard - Sunday, December 22, 2013
A Breath Of Fresh Air - Wednesday, November 23, 2011
Where Is Old Glory - Saturday, October 08, 2011
Deleting off Face book - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
A Christmas Wish - Friday, December 24, 2010
"The Taxi" - Wednesday, September 08, 2010
Gabrille & Brianna - Saturday, July 24, 2010
New author at the Den - Wednesday, April 28, 2010
My New P J's - Friday, December 11, 2009
A welcome Back - Thursday, November 26, 2009
Tequila & Salt - Sunday, June 28, 2009
A great romantic writer - Wednesday, June 24, 2009
I Am Sill Here - Saturday, May 09, 2009
The Judge Knew The Book - Saturday, January 24, 2009
New Writer in the Den - Friday, January 16, 2009
To Kill An American - Friday, January 02, 2009
To all at the Den - Wednesday, December 24, 2008
The Nun And The Driver - Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Charity For The Poor?????? - Wednesday, November 12, 2008
CNN - Wednesday, October 22, 2008
What Is The Diference? - Tuesday, October 07, 2008
Best one liner on the silver screen - Saturday, October 04, 2008
Listen, Did You Hear that??? - Thursday, September 25, 2008
Meet In The Stairwell - Thursday, September 11, 2008
An Answer To A Prayer - Tuesday, August 19, 2008
New Sheriff in town - Thursday, August 14, 2008
Coming Back - Monday, July 14, 2008
Just Thank You - Sunday, April 27, 2008
Thanks You All At the Den - Sunday, March 30, 2008
New Writer at the Den - Sunday, March 16, 2008
Friends, Romans,citizens - Tuesday, January 22, 2008
American Idol - Friday, January 18, 2008
Wild Night - Sunday, January 06, 2008
New Member at The Den - Sunday, December 09, 2007
Customer Servivce - Thursday, November 29, 2007
UInderstanding English - Thursday, November 29, 2007
Arthrits Sufferers - Monday, October 22, 2007
A Reaching Hand - Tuesday, September 11, 2007
A Friday funny...."A JOKE" - Saturday, September 01, 2007
A collaboration - Wednesday, August 15, 2007
Oops! Did I Just Correct You? - Thursday, August 09, 2007
It's About Money - Sunday, July 01, 2007
Influential" - Friday, May 04, 2007