Nothing Mexican On Cinco de Mayo

As seen on Fox and Friends[This article was originally published on 5/1/06. It garnered national attention for this site after it was read on air by WSB Radio talk show host Neal Boortz. I was subsequently interviewed by dozens of newspapers and web sites from across the nation and appeared on the Fox News’ “Fox & Friends” Sunday morning show. This is a slightly revised republication of the 2006 article.]

Mexican flag flown above upside-down American flagI am becoming more nationalistic by the day.

I have always believed that I live in the greatest country in history, and I am unapologetic for the blessings that God, a pioneer spirit and a favorable climate have bestowed upon us. But, day by day, I become more aware of the forces, from within and without, that want to destroy my homeland or, at the very least, abuse its resources. And I am growing angry.

For example, I have finally reached the boiling point on illegal immigration. We are a nation of laws, including those that control how visitors can enter this country, how long they can stay and how they can become permanent citizens. I expect those visitors to obey the same laws that citizens are expected to follow; and I expect my government to enforce the law when those visitors choose to ignore it.

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The Cockroach Theory

“Ye are the light of the world. A city that is set on an hill cannot be hid. Neither do men LIGHT a candle, and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick; and it giveth LIGHT unto all that are in the house. Let your LIGHT so shine before men, that they may see your good works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.” — Matthew 5:14-16

Whether we want to admit it or not, we have all been “blessed” at one time or another with the presence of cockroaches. Nasty little things. We don’t like ’em.

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