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My Turn: What’s at stake in this election

By Wes Rhinier

A vote for Hillary is a vote for treason, a vote for felony, a vote for criminality. It is a vote to extinguish the flame of liberty!

A vote for Donald Trump is a vote to resist the massive corruption of government, a vote against globalism, against “global warming” or “climate change” theology; it is a vote against media collusion and interference in politics. A vote for Donald Trump is not a vote for the person at all, it is a vote against insanity and a vote against the Global Elites!

Hillary Clinton has been exposed through the Wikileaks emails and the Project Veritas undercover videos. There is nothing that she isn’t willing to do to try and cover for her crimes and reach the White House. I will never understand the people that are willing to vote for her. She should be in prison, folks. Unfortunately our government is corrupt to the core and they are all on the same team.

So many things are now known about the media establishment and the collusion it shares with the Clinton campaign. More things are being found out every day as Wikileaks provides proof of the public deception. Project Veritas have released two videos that show Democrats describing unlawful acts of voter fraud and how they pay people to actually cause violence at Donald Trump rallies. They are interfering in the election process and continue to try and divert attention away from it by blaming Russians for exposing their illegal activities.

The rule of law is the legal principle that law should govern a nation, as opposed to being governed by arbitrary decisions of individual government officials.

Tyranny can be defined by that which is legal for the government but illegal for the citizenry. Also cruel and unfair treatment by people with powers over others.

Every society eventually reaches a breaking point. Ours is nearly there. Without the rule of law it is just the law of the jungle and survival of the fittest. Donald Trump has shown the elites that the American spirit of freedom still exists and that we will not be ruled! The establishment now finds that half of the country is looking upon them with the same sullen contempt that our Founding Fathers came to look upon the overlords Parliament sent to rule them.

You don’t have to like Trump. There are plenty of things that I don’t personally care for when it comes to Trump myself. But I cannot, and will not, vote to place in the White House someone who I truly believe is a felon, along with a bunch of associates who have admitted, on tape, to actual crimes, some of whom have been convicted of prior felonies, and who additionally have now been caught on tape admitting to or conspiring to commit even more unlawful acts including the most important crimes of all in a political context subverting and corrupting our elections.

Our forefathers’ worst nightmare has now come upon us. They created a free government, limited in its powers and a servant to the people. But today the United States has become an empire, fast decaying into tyranny; and we their children have become strangers and subjects in the land our fathers won. Instead of a free and just social and political order, today we are threatened by a godless national culture and a corrupt, despotic federal government that knows no limits to its power.

The founders left many instructions for us should our government become tyrannical. Perhaps the most famous of all is from the Declaration of Independence. It states that “when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government.”

I ask you, my fellow Americans, are you really crazy enough to vote to put a criminal in charge of our once great nation? Such an act could quite conceivably lead to an actual war either with other major world powers or, possibly worse, a civil war right here in America.

I think an ominous question exists that every person capable of rational thought must ask themselves. What kind of country are we leaving to our children and grandchildren? What will you say when they ask what YOU did to stop the tyranny and destruction of our constitutional republic?

Wes Rhinier lives in Rowan County.

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