Ever Faithful, President Trump Makes a Surprise Visit to New York Police and Firefighters

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on September 11, 2021 | Sundance | 155 Comments

On the 20th anniversary of 9-11 President Donald J Trump drops by his hometown of New York City to surprise and thank the New York police officers and New York firefighters.

Throngs of people rushed to get pictures with President Trump and he delivered remarks to those present.  Two videos below:

It is remarkable, and yet inspiring and appropriate, to witness the joy provided by President Trump on such a somber occasion.  There is a genuine attribute of patriotic affection demonstrably evident whenever Donald J Trump enters the venue.   Soothing water to quench parched American souls.

The Better Option

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on September 11, 2021 | Sundance | 84 Comments

He stared toward a cloudless sky, a tear was present in his eye.
What did he see I wondered loud – this man of strength did not look proud.

Transfixed we watched through a camera’s lens; strangers before, now oddly friends.
What are his eyes held witness to? What’s stirring such tears of painful hue?

Electronically we were connected, our lives attached, a stopped nation affected.
What horror was there, upon his gaze? – What caused such pain amid the haze?

Some sounds not known were heard aloud – and people screamed amid the crowd.
We struggled to sense what view they saw, the fireman’s face was present more.

His sorrowed eyes bleeding despair – my God, what was he seeing there?
I could not move, we stood transfixed, my view of hell would soon be nixed.

He bore my witness through those flames, this hell on earth from terror planes.
Our Eagle screamed….. the metal cracked, two once proud towers stood attacked.

The human toll still yet unknown, our feeling safe was overthrown.
Finally as I stared I recognized….. what was causing those tears in that fireman’s eyes.

Oh – My – God, humanity was being lost – and helplessly we saw the cost;
The sound of people,… people,… jumping down, from towers strong in our New York town.

Locked in horror, frozen, all there stood – bewildered eyes saw nothing good.
We viewed a scene of great despair…amid evil, smoke, and hate filled air.

Connected witness we became, to terror’s rage and human pain.
Trapped atop a blinding heat, were once moms and dads upon the street.

A “better option“?… caused by hate – to leap the flames and own your fate.
More horrid thoughts we’d never known, not from before the glass had blown.

Theirs was not an option for the stair, their only choice hands locked in prayer.
I cannot grasp the thoughts that crossed – the minds of those loved, soon to be lost.

As victims now…. their life soon ceased, a hurling body – soul released;
and for those who bore witness, my God the pain; those memories seered will long remain.

Connected all we stood aghast, all witness to the terror blast.
Their bodies torn, their spirit lost; memories now……. a priceless cost.

But what we have now to decide; reflecting on this place they died.
The Blood-soaked ground, the empty skies, our throat in knots, our tear filled eyes.

A memory now so deeply burned, their sacrifice for us was learned.
The hurt, the pain, the bitter sorrow, must guide us now toward tomorrow.

For those we loved and families lost, no gold of man can count the cost.
Through the eagles’ tears our nations price, we must honor those of sacrifice.

How do we honor such courage bold, and warm our souls despite the cold.
A daunting charge ‘mid our mortal stage – to reflect that courage amid our rage.

Two decades past and now we find – our hearts, our souls, our tears, our mind.
Still harken back and feel those tears; the wound -the scar- through many years.

Memories honored must remain, our task in life to cherish that pain…
For souls we lost and sorrow bound – we must always respect such hallowed ground.


President Donald Trump Message on The Anniversary of 9-11-01

Posted originally on the conservative tree House September 11, 2021 | Sundance | 126 Comments

President Donald J Trump delivers remarks on the 20th anniversary of the 9-11 attack.  {Direct Rumble Link}


No political candidate in my lifetime has better reflected the heartbeat of the American people.  This is ‘The People’s President’; raw, unfiltered, brutally honest -often to a fault- and unapologetically proud of this nation, our nation, One Nation under God.

Reminder below…


Dave Rubin Interviews Tucker Carlson

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on September 6, 2021 | Sundance | 321 Comments

… and it it very much worth watching.   Dave Rubin interviews Fox News #1 television personality Tucker Carlson for the first time since Carlson moved his family out of the DC beltway in order to protect his family from the insanity that was building around them.   Carlson now works from his home studio in up-state Maine, the location of this video interview.

What Carlson outlines in the last minute of this interview is very relatable to me.   After watching this interview, I actually have a new perspective on Tucker Carlson. WATCH:

Happy Labor Day Scruffnecks

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on September 6, 2021 | Sundance | 91 Comments

It’s Labor Day in America. A time to pause and celebrate work, productivity, problem solving and the value of a nation built upon boundless ingenuity so long as we tend the flickering flame of liberty and freedom.

No other nation on earth was ever conceived on the principle of allowing people to manifest their own destiny, while keeping government out of their lives.  The vision, the premise and the purpose, was to allow you the freedom to determine your place in life; and even, at any time, change that determination and strike off in an entirely new direction.

Our labor and aspirations would not be pre-determined by caste, tier, creed or social status; but rather by our personal vision for our own future.  The right of self-determination.

Labor day is a time to reflect on the value of work; the great personal benefit of endeavors achieved; the pride in accomplishment -regardless of scale- amid this thing we call life; and all of these considerations have absolutely nothing, not-one-thing, to do with the money we assemble in the process.

What is the current value of a former seed that became a tree nurtured toward its continued maturity over decades?  What was that seed worth at the time it was planted?  We can only see the value in hindsight many years later.  What value lay in the blood at Fort McHenry?

The job, per se’, was simple.  Hold the flag-pole in place.  Keep that representative flag held high, no matter the cost.  And yet, that cost, my God THAT COST, could it ever be quantified appropriately?   A simple yet consequential task that expressed the fullest measure of devotion to the underlying premise, freedom.  America!

Several years ago, Florida Power and Light won the prestigious international Edward Demming Award for excellence in multi-platform engineering, efficiency superiority and total quality in the process of energy management.

However, the scruffy rednecks did not blow every PhD intellectual out of the water with slide rules, CAD programs, articulated and quantified quality improvement processes and engineering acumen. They did it with hard hats and dirty fingernails.

Because they lost the award, the jaw-agape Japanese spent 6 months visiting and reviewing FPL and later published a 1,000 page study essentially saying FPL “wasn’t really good, they were just lucky.”  You see, the reviewers couldn’t actually quantify the reason why the Florida-based energy company was so successful.  In response the FPL field leadership laughed, took out magic markers and wrote on the back of their hard hats: “WE’RE NOT GOOD, WE’RE RUCKY.”

A few years later, every single Kuwaiti oil field was blown up by Saddam Hussein. Global analysts and think-tanks proclaimed it would take 5 years to cap them all off and restart the Kuwait oil pumping industry. Well, the Kuwaiti’s and Saudi’s called Texans, who had them all capped and back in working order in 6 months.

We are a nation that knows how to get shit done.

A few more years pass, and the Northern Chile mine workers were trapped two miles underground. The eyes of the world began to tear as the word spread. Most began to whisper no one could save them. Who did they call for help? A bunch of hick miners from USA coal country who went down there, worked on the fly, engineered the rescue equipment on site, and saved everyone of them.

Yup, that’s our America. Ingenuity born from freedom.

Across the pond a half-breed Islamic whack job, armed with an AK-47 and a goal to meet his virgins, began opening fire on a train in France. The scruffneck Americans on board didn’t run to the nearest safe room and hide themselves amid baguettes and brie. They said, “let’s go”, and beat the stuffing out of that little nut with a death wish.

Legion d’Honneur or not, that’s us. That’s just how we roll.

Lady Liberty can stroll along the Champs-Elysées with a swagger befitting Mae West because without her arrival, they’d be speaking German in the Louvre. Yet, for the better part of the past decade, a group of intellectual leftists have been teaching our children that it’s better to be sitting around a campfire eating sustainable algae cakes and picking parasites off each other; because ‘save the planet’, or something similarly minded. It would appear, they hate the outcomes and inequities from freedom.

So we get to today, and right now those who wish to “fundamentally change” our nation are waging a full frontal assault against our constitutional republic. The bombardment seems overwhelming.

Leftist city and state leaders have abandoned rule of law in favor of supporting a mob effort to destroy our sense of national unity. Political activists, left-wing ideologues under the guise of democrats, and a host of media allies are conducting information warfare on behalf of their objective. Big tech social media companies are attempting to remove the voices of those who are fighting back.

There is a great deal of purposefully driven anxiety and fear amid our nation as this multi-faceted internal war takes place. However, there is a primary element to this effort that each person can shield themselves from, and act to counter.  We are, yet again, in Fort McHenry.

Do not let your sense of self succumb to this assault. Do not let them win the battle for your peace of mind.

It might, heck, -check that- it does seem overwhelming at times. But that is the nature of this collectivist strategy.  That is the purpose of this bombardment. We must hold strong and push back against their lies and manipulations. If you look closely at their attack, it is weak and much of it is psychological bait. Do not fall into the trap of despair.

When we share the message, “live your best life”, it is not without purpose. Every moment that we allow the onslaught to deter us from living our dreams, is a moment those who oppose our nation view as us taking a knee. Do not allow this effort to succeed.

You might ask yourself how can I, one person, a flea looking into a furnace, retain an optimistic disposition while all around me seems chaotic and mad.

That’s the point; it ‘seems’ chaotic and mad because it has been created to appear that way. There are more of us than them; they just control the systems that allow us to connect, share messages and recognize the scale of our assembly.  We cannot comply our way out of tyranny.

Every second that you live your life with thankfulness for the abundance within it; every moment that we CHOOSE to engage with fellowship; every day that we accept guidance from God – however you define him to be; and every moment we cherish this time to be a beacon of optimism; is a moment that we withstand that barrage and hold the flag in place. It is a genuinely patriotic position not to succumb to the attack.

If you allow yourself to be drawn into crisis and despair, you allow them to win. If your center of normal is based around this overwhelming onslaught, you will eventually concede liberty in favor of peace. Once we stop living in liberty, we no longer have peace.

It is time to hold that flagpole again. To remember the reason the seed was planted. To cherish the tree of liberty.

We must withstand this onslaught, any onslaught, and rally to the origin of our true national spirit. We must rally to a standard of Americanism and accept this is not that. In essence, we must individually take a stand. Purposefully, deliberately and with forethought, we must engage those around us to get rid of this sense of foreboding.

This approach is how we win the larger battle. Again, it seems simple, but keeping that flag standing tall requires the heart of a lion and dirty fingernails.

All around us, in every tribe and region, there are people who need you to show them the strength that you have. Strength of spirit. Strength of fellowship that you will not relent from expressing. Lead your children, your children’s children, and the children of community with an unwavering and steadfast example.

No matter what noise is shouting from the loudspeakers we must withstand it; you must withstand it. We must make eye contact and remain joyful.

We cannot allow despair to be the status quo; and we cannot allow a generation to experience a world without joy.

Our nation needs more people like you, right now. Don’t wait… engage life. Resolve to get optimistic however you need to do it. Then let that part of you shine right now. This is how we fight.

Hold up that flag; give the starter smile. Rally to the standard you create and spread fellowship again. God knows we need it.

Yes, when I hear President Donald Trump say, “Let’s Make America Great Again”, I also hear the familiar echo “cowboy up” people.

Git ‘r done.

It’s high time we stop being embarrassed about our exceptional American nature, and start being proud of it again.

Because when it matters most, when it really counts, when it’s really needed, there’s a whole bunch of people all around this world of ours that are mighty happy when swagger walks in to solve their problems.

Yeah, this Labor Day let us recommit to “Make America unapologetically Great Again”.

Swagger on, MAGA!

Governor DeSantis Brings Heavy Timber – Florida Will Not Be a Biomedical Surveillance State, The Free State of Florida Will Remain Free

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on August 4, 2021 | Sundance | 236 Comments

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis directly responded to the attacks from Joe Biden and the White House over DeSantis’ decision to block forced vaccinations, forced mask mandates, block CDC demanded shut-downs and keep schools open and mask-free for in-person teaching.

Earlier today, Governor DeSantis took direct aim at the manipulative control effort from the federal bureaucracy, and said Florida will not be a biomedical surveillance state on his watch.  The remarks were deliberate, resolute and unwavering in defense of the constitutional freedoms and protection from obtrusive government.  The visibly determined governor told Joe Biden the federal demands would not be happening “on my watch.”

“If you are coming after the rights of parents in Florida, I’m standing in your way – and not letting you get away with it.  If you are trying to deny kids a proper in-person education, I’m standing in your way” … “If you are trying to restrict people and impose mandates; if you are trying to lock people down; I am standing in your way and standing for the rights of the people in Florida” … “Why don’t you do your job, why don’t you secure the border, and until you do that – I don’t want to hear a blip about COVID from you.”

NOTE: Ron DeSantis did not kill himself….

MAGA Candidate Mike Carey Wins Crowded GOP Primary Field, Ohio CD15

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on August 4, 2021 | Sundance | 118 Comments

August 4, 2021 | Sundance | 118 Comments

President Trump endorsed republican candidate Mike Carey in Ohio’s 15th Congressional District.  With that endorsement, Cary went on to win against a crowded field of candidates, and will now face-off against Democrat Allison Russo in the November general election.

As noted in The Daily Mail, “Carey was a little known contender until he earned Trump’s endorsement – a sign of the former president’s influence on the Republican voters who decide the party’s nominee. Carey is a close friend of Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s former campaign manager.”

This primary win further solidifies the importance of President Trump’s endorsement in the 2022 primary races. “Tonight, Republicans across Ohio’s 15th Congressional District sent a clear message to the nation that President Donald J. Trump is, without a doubt, the leader of our party,” Carey said in a statement after his victory.

Carey is now favored to win OH CD-15 in the November special election, as it is a GOP-leaning district.  President Trump reminded everyone last night:

“One of the biggest stories in the Lamestream Media yesterday was the very important Congressional race in Ohio and whether or not Trump-backed candidate, Mike Carey, would lose against a large and outstanding field of other candidates. The mainstream was chomping at the bit to report a loss for a Trump endorsed candidate—they couldn’t wait. In fact the Washington Post still hasn’t corrected their very old story. But lo and behold, instead of a loss, there was a landslide victory for Mike—a win far larger than even the most optimistic of polls.”

“It was a great day for Ohio, but the story of this victory has been barely reported by the Fake News. If my endorsed candidate would have lost, it would have been nothing but front page. Such a double standard, but congratulations to Mike, he will never let Ohio down.”  ~ President Trump

President Trump’s Grassroots Army Raises Historic $102 Million War Chest Ahead of 2022 Mid-Term Elections

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on August 1, 2021 | Sundance | 116 Comments

When Donald J Trump entered politics in 2015, the RNC club -then headed by Reince Priebus- was dismissive.  The RNC club was/is an echo-chamber of big donor and corporate influence.  However, the blue-collar message carried by Donald Trump resonated with middle-America.  The forgotten men, women and families responded in more ways than the immediate (and never diminishing) first place in the polls, they opened their checkbooks.

The scale of response from the MAGA supporters was unknown to the Club during their early 2016 efforts to position, Rubio, Cruz and eventually Kasich to take down the crass vulgarian.   However, despite the Club’s earnest efforts, Donald Trump was indefatigable and his supporters were unfazed by the corporate media attacks.

If any issue ever highlighted the disconnect between the RNC club and the base of voters they claimed to represent, the campaign support for Donald Trump and the America-First agenda was a case study.

Then something happened…. in March and April of 2016, the club began having to accept that Donald Trump was going to be the nominee.  The people behind MAGA were not going to leave him.

As a result of the Republican club’s terms and conditions, the RNC President, Reince Priebus, got his first look at the Trump campaign books.  For the first time, the RNC president saw the number of people who contributed to the campaign account of Donald Trump.  That was the club inflection point.

The RNC had never seen the number of donations, small donations, for a single presidential candidate, ever.  The most shocking statistic was not the amount of money raised by Trump, but the sheer number of donors supporting him.  Trump’s MAGA donor base file became the most valuable commodity the RNC club had ever seen.

The vast majority of these small donors had never appeared on any donor filings before.  These were the hidden voters, the monster voters, the people who never previously engaged in politics or financially supported a political candidate before.

THESE were the MAGA voters.  These were the millions of previously invisible middle-Americans who finally had someone they could support. They finally had a candidate who was talking about their issues, the issues of the working class.

After Priebus saw the books, from that moment forward the RNC Club was 100% behind the nomination of Donald J Trump to become the republican presidential candidate.   Access to the donor files that candidate Donald Trump assembled became the necessity for every Republican running for office.

The club rules means that in order for the club to formally support the candidate, Donald Trump had to share his supporter files with the RNC.   In combination with their corporate sponsors, the RNC has been harvesting from that set of MAGA donor files ever since they claimed to accept Donald Trump as the head of the club.  However, there is an interesting dynamic….

Most of the MAGA donors did not convert to being RNC club donors.  Instead, they remain loyal to the one person who has not stabbed them in the back, lied to them and played political games.  The majority of the MAGA donors still contribute to Donald J Trump, because he alone has earned that trust while visibly walking through the fire of political opposition from both wings of the UniParty in DC.

A recent article on the current state of political contributions reflects exactly this dynamic.   There are more small donors, grassroots MAGA supporters, in the contributions to President Trump -a man no longer holding office- than there are in the donors to the RNC Club.   This lack of transference has never happened before, not even close.

Save America PAC and Make America Great Again PAC

The primary mechanism for supporting President Trump and the MAGA agenda remains [DonaldJTrump.Com].  That is where the primary mechanism Save America JFC (joint fundraising committee) exists.  According to Politico –SEE HERE– this mechanism raised $62 Million in the first half of this year, and now holds over $90 million on hand.

This money is also out of the reach of the RNC Club… [you can imagine their teeth gnashing].   As a result, President Trump has two subsidiaries under SAVE AMERICA JFC.  (#1) Save America Leadership PAC (Donald Trump), and (#2) Make America Great Again PAC (Corey Lewandowski).   In total the organization has raised over $82 million in the first half of the year and holds $102 million in the bank.

Politico – Former President Donald Trump’s political committees brought in $82 million during the first half of 2021 and have $102 million in the bank, according to federal filings made public Saturday evening.

The figures, shared first with POLITICO, underscore the profound reach of Trump’s fundraising power. While the former president is out of office and has been deplatformed on social media sites, he maintains a massive online donor network that he could lean on should he wage a 2024 comeback bid.

The scenario is virtually unprecedented: Never in history has a former president banked nine figures’ worth of donations to power a political operation. (read more)

This $102 million is the MAGA war-chest which will be used to support MAGA candidates in 2022, mostly through the MAGA PAC (Lewandowski); and then position President Trump into 2024.

This is the donor fuel from ‘We The People’, directed into President Trump to support MAGA candidates, in an effort to avoid the RNC club using donor funding to support republican candidates that are against the MAGA agenda.

This is the Big Ugly fuel….

Teddy Daniels, MAGA Candidate For PA 8th Congressional District, Scranton Pennsylvania

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on July 29, 2021 | Sundance | 105 Comments

Teddy Daniels is a republican congressional candidate for Pennsylvania CD-08, Scranton, Pennsylvania. [Website Here]  Teddy Daniels is challenging Democrat incumbent Matt Cartwright in the 2022 mid-terms.  Daniels is on Twitter HERE, and he recently debuted his first campaign commercial for 2022.  WATCH:


According to his bio: “Teddy Daniels was born and raised in Pennsylvania to a blue collar family. Teddy’s father was a brick and stone mason, and his mother worked at a textile factory. Teddy attributes his work ethic to his blue collar upbringing.”

“As a younger man, Teddy was a stellar athlete. He played baseball, was a champion powerlifter, ran track and was an All-State football player. He attended and graduated from the prestigious Valley Forge Military Academy. Teddy was selected to represent Pennsylvania in the Prestigious Big 33 Football classic which is known as the Super Bowl of High School Football. He then attended West Virginia University on a full athletic scholarship where he was a starting guard for the Nationally Ranked WVU Mountaineer Football Team.”

“After College, Teddy had a distinguished career as a police officer. He worked in every aspect of Law Enforcement and was instrumental in community initiatives. Teddy was awarded the accolade of Law Enforcement Officer of the Year in 2002.”

“After a successful law enforcement career, Ted enlisted active duty into the United States Army Infantry. Deployed to Afghanistan, Teddy was wounded during a firefight with the Taliban in 2012. Teddy is a highly decorated Combat veteran and his commendations include the Purple Heart and Combat Infantry Badge.”

“While recovering from his injuries at Ft. Carson Colorado, Teddy saw a need for a highly trained and capable force in dealing with the legal marijuana industry. Teddy founded a security/transport and consulting firm and was the first in the industry to specialize and cater specifically to the legal cannabis market. Teddy was trailblazing in his services and took his company public in just over 8 months. He has worked tirelessly with politicians and government entities across the country to enact mandates to keep the industry safe.”

“Teddy now spends his time with his family and as a Wounded Combat Veteran he volunteers and supports other veteran’s organizations. Teddy is a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, The Combat Vets MC and the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

In addition to his own campaign for Congress, Teddy served the Trump campaign as the Northeast U.S. Director of Vets for Trump.” (LINK)

A California Marine Stands To Defend His Children From Forced Masks in School

Posted originally on the conservative tree house on July 29, 2021 | Sundance | 53 Comments

John Spiropoulos continues supporting parents as they fight against Critical Race Theory lesson plans and mandated masks in schools.

In this video report, John helps share the message of one “veteran of Operation Iraqi Freedom, Kevin McGowen.”  As noted in the interview by Spiropolous, Mr. McGowen, “Never thought he’d have to later fight for his children to go to school mask-free. He never even considered that he’d have to battle against a Marxist ideology being taught in U.S. schools. But he’s joined the fight.” WATCH:


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