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Welcome to the Sons of Liberty webpage.  I decided after the debacle of the last general election in 2012 to put up this webpage in order to have a voice.  Like many of you I have felt completely helpless against what unfortunately has happened - the second term election of Barack Hussein Obama, and what I believe to be the consequences of this election

The purpose of this webpage is myriad.  One of the most important reasons is for me to be able to write about what is going on in our country and to speak with likeminded Americans who want to be heard and also to know the comfort that there are people out there who think similar to you.  My first article for this page is "Thoughts on the Presidential Election of 2012."  I wrote this piece in November 2012 right after the election and as you will read, I have serious concerns about our future.  In the comings days, I'll write on political issues as well as morality issues, since they are truly linked.

President George Washingon said in his 1796 Farewell address:  "Of all the dispositions and habits, which lead to political prosperity, Religion and Morality are indispensable supports. In vain would that man claim the tribute of Patriotism, who should labor to subvert these great pillars of human happiness, these firmest props of the duties of Men and Citizens. The mere Politician, equally with the pious man, ought to respect and to cherish them. A volume could not trace all their connexions with private and public felicity. Let it simply be asked, Where is the security for property, for reputation, for life, if the sense of religious obligation desert the oaths, which are the instruments of investigation in Courts of Justice? And let us with caution indulge the supposition, that morality can be maintained without religion. Whatever may be conceded to the influence of refined education on minds of peculiar structure, reason and experience both forbid us to expect, that national morality can prevail in exclusion of religious principle.It is substantially true, that virtue or morality is a necessary spring of popular government. The rule, indeed, extends with more or less force to every species of free government. Who, that is a sincere friend to it, can look with indifference upon attempts to shake the foundation of the fabric?"

So here, forthwith, is my commentary in the blog to the right.  Let me know what you think.  

Gerri Gibney










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"We're at a Crossroads..."

by Gerri Gibney on 06/27/15

June 27, 2015

 

“We’re at a Crossroads…”

 

Where is all the hysteria over a battle flag of the Confederate Army going to end?  I believe it is not going to end anytime soon.  I truly hope that it does, however, the Communists in our midst are going to make sure that they take advantage of this crisis; they are going to attack our Founders as slave owners in order to erase their place in our history.  Think I’m being a bit over the top?  That I’ve been caught up in the moment?  Let me make my case.

 

For the last forty plus years, the public schools in this country have not put much emphasis on American history.  Nor have they taught civics.  Many people do not know our glorious history, nor do they know anything about how the government of the United States works.  Many understand it as a large piggy bank, from which they are entitled to take it down from the shelf and shake out as many coins as necessary to satisfy their needs.  Never mind that they have never put in any coins.  That’s about as far as they know when it comes to our government.  After all, everyone is entitled to what everyone else has.  It wouldn’t be “fair” if someone had more than I did – right?

 

Now, without any idea of our history and the people who are a part of that history, we are going to expunge everything that has to do with slavery.  Many think slavery is the great sin of America, followed closely by the sin of global warming, followed by whatever suits the Communist to make the American citizen guilty of something, anything.  Since fewer and fewer people have any religious training, i.e., Sunday School, Schul, CCD they no longer understand the sinful nature of man.  On the contrary, they only know the secular sins which are declared by the Left; you use too much gas, you ruin our environment, you hate gays, you don’t eat right, you are selfish, and on and on.  The Liberal has an answer to rid you of your sin and your sinful life, and that is Government.  Yes, Government will wash away all of these sins and make you right with the Earth.  Notice how I capitalized the word “Earth?”  This is because the “Earth” has become one of our new gods, not in my world, but certainly in the Liberal one.

 

With all sin, how do we assess what and who we will edit out and what and who are more sinful, or less sinful?  Who decides?

 

Let’s talk about some of our history.  In the late 1800’s great waves of immigrants came to this country, and they were discriminated against.  The Irish had to drop the “Mc’s,” and the “O’s,” from their names to try and get a job.  The Italians were in the same position.  The Jewish people were not allowed into WASP institutions.  During WW II the Japanese were interned in camps, and a shipload of refugee Jews were forbidden safe harbor in the United States of America.  At the beginning of the 20th century, Woodrow Wilson imprisoned American women suffragettes who were demonstrating for the vote.  Should we obliterate the name “Franklin D. Roosevelt” and “Woodrow Wilson” from every public building, and never mention them again?  

 

Now to the title of this essay; “We are at a Crossroads.”  What are we going to do when the ignorant hordes start coming for our Founding Fathers, under the guise that they were mere slave owners and nothing else.  What will we do?  Sit silent and let them do it?  Not me.

 

There needs to be a resurgence of the American spirit.  Don’t know how this is going to begin, but I believe there are lots of us out there and we can muster the will and the wherewithal to bring about this renaissance.

 

Let’s start with prayer.   

 

Gerri Gibney

June 27, 2015    

MY PICK FOR 2016

by Gerri Gibney on 03/05/14

Patriot

Experience

Integrity

Common Sense

 

Mitt Romney

2016

We Are So Enlightened… Why Would Those Bad Russians Do Such a Thing?

by Gerri Gibney on 03/02/14

We Are So Enlightened…  Why Would Those

Bad Russians Do Such a Thing?

 

Secretary of State John Kerry was on one of the Sunday morning talk shows speaking about those terrible Russians daring to send armed troops into Ukraine.  He explained, “They are so out of step with the 21st century.”  Can you imagine, someone thumbing their nose at the law?  Actually trampling the sovereignty of a nation?  Why it’s positively outrageous!  He further went on to say there was any number of ways that this situation could have been resolved; the Russians could have gone to the United Nations. 

 

President Obama in a 90 minute telephone call with Putin offered to support sending international monitors to make sure ethnic Russians were not harmed.  This is, of course, after Obama had said there would be “consequences” the day before this phone call.  Maybe it’s time for another red line, or perhaps he’s gotten ahead of himself, and should be further back in the line (by his own reckoning, he wants to “lead from behind”) calling for Putin to stop and desist.  But no matter, Putin doesn’t care about Obama or anything his administration says.  This is the president who decided to pull back anti-missile defense capabilities which had been promised to Poland and the Czech Republic.  Obama expects to be taken seriously; after all, Obama has already said he might not attend the G8 summit planned by Putin.  That will show him! 

 

All this stamping of feet, and bravado on Obama’s part is a comic story, no a comic tragedy.  To think that these fools in the White House and the biggest fool of all, Obama, would think that by their sheer force of will and their words that all evil, or evil as they see it, would be wiped out.  Men don’t fight battles anymore, they don’t covet any more, they don’t break the rules any more.  No, we are all way too enlightened, at least by the light and standards they use.  (You know the ones I mean, those curly, energy-saving ones we will all have to use soon.)  Remember, we are going to diminish our military force to levels we had before WW II.  Nope, men don’t fight like that anymore, we just send drones.  Who would ever think of, even dream of using nuclear weapons, we are way too enlightened to even think this, nevertheless to use them!  Obama has promised to reduce our stockpiles of nuclear weapons to the size of Red China’s.  Will our future generations feel as secure growing up as we did?  No one played with the United States of America before he came on the scene.

 

And, again remember, Obama promised to lower the seas.  I quote here from his 2008 nomination acceptance speech;

 

“The journey will be difficult. The road will be long. I face this challenge with profound humility, and knowledge of my own limitations. But I also face it with limitless faith in the capacity of the American people. Because if we are willing to work for it, and fight for it, and believe in it, then I am absolutely certain that generations from now, we will be able to look back and tell our children that this was the moment when we began to provide care for the sick and good jobs to the jobless; this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal; this was the moment when we ended a war and secured our nation and restored our image as the last, best hope on Earth. This was the moment - this was the time - when we came together to remake this great nation so that it may always reflect our very best selves, and our highest ideals.

 

Can we really expect anything less from this man Obama, when he stomps his feet, and says you will listen to me!  And, again, remember the remark about the pen and his phone.  We all know the answer to that question, OBAMA ROUTINELY BREAKS THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES.  He’s like an out of control kid – he gets away with this behavior in America, why shouldn’t he get away with it on the national stage.  In his own words; “That’s the good thing as a president, I can do whatever I want.” 

 

Obama is just like any other Communist; do as I say, not as I do.  He is an inept, know nothing, Communist ideologue.  He has no concept of foreign policy and America’s role in it.  He does not know and understand the great Republic of the United States and the American people.  He’s met his match in Putin.  President George Bush had respect from the former KGB Putin, and a man-to-man understanding with this Communist.

 

What’s this guy got?  I’ll tell you, a totally misguided understanding of the Judeo-Christian ethic and the fierceness of the liberty loving people of America.

 

Gerri Gibney

March 2, 2014

WHAT AN IDEA!!! - THE TEA PARTY

by Gerri Gibney on 10/25/13

WHAT AN IDEA!!! – THE TEA PARTY

 

I’ve been thinking a lot about the Tea Party message, and how it is in the process of being demonized by President Barack Hussein Obama, by the Democratic Party, and most certainly by the press.

 

Even many Republicans have jumped on the bashing bandwagon saying; the Tea Party is “too right wing,” “too partisan,” “too extreme,” and on and on.  According to the other side, the Tea Party people quote the Founding Fathers too much, they speak of our Constitution too much, why they even use the word God too much.  Can you imagine?

 

Ted Cruz is smeared as a Tea Party person.  Sarah Palin, why she’s the poster woman for these evil people.  While all these expletives are tossed around by the president and the press, did any of these mud slingers ever read what the Tea Party stands for?  The Tea Party publishes its platform and lists their ten core beliefs.  Here they are:

 

1.         Eliminate excessive taxes

2.         Eliminate the national debt

3.         Eliminate deficit spending

4.         Protect free markets

5.         Abide by the Constitution of the United States

6.         Promote civic responsibility

7.         Reduce the overall size of government

8.         Believe in the people

9.         Avoid the pitfalls of politics

10.       Maintain local independence

 

You can read these 10 core beliefs on line at http://www.teaparty-platform.com/.  This page also gives an explanation of the ten.

 

After reading this, can anyone, especially an American, call the Tea Party “too much” of anything?  This message is not the problem, it is the answer.

 

If we went point to point, we could ask the detractors of the Tea Party would their platform read as follows?

 

1.         Keep the present taxes and continue to tax excessively

2.         At present, the national debt is fine and it doesn’t matter how it will be dealt with now or in the future

3.         There is nothing wrong with deficit spending.  We will just print more money.  Fiscal responsibility is not important.

4.         Free markets did not contribute to making America great, on the contrary, government made America great.

5.         The Constitution is old.  It does not have any relevance anymore.

6.         Government knows best, no need to know anything about civics or current events.

7.         More people on the government payroll means more power to the government, the supreme power.

8.         The American people are not trustworthy.  They do not know anything, especially what is good for them. 

9.         Entrenched politicians ensure the supremacy of the government.

10.       Central authority rules best.  The goal is to eliminate all local and state governance, and put the power into the central government.         

 

This is time to promote the message, not to back off.  I’m thinking of printing up the Tea Party ten core beliefs on small cards and giving them out at every opportunity I get.  The great American people need to know the Tea Party platform is not the enemy, it is the answer.

“Timid, Toothless Tiger” Better Known as President Barack Hussein Obama”

by Gerri Gibney on 09/01/13

I’m not going to dwell on Barack Hussein Obama or as I like to call him the “Timid, Toothless Tiger” and his recent pass-off of responsibility to the congress, but rather the consequences of TTT’s lack of action in Syria.  We could argue the Constitutional question as to whether he should go to the Congress, and I believe the Constitution dictates that he should go to them to declare an act of war.  Where was TTT two years ago when the gassing first started?  He drew his “red line” about eight months ago and Assad crossed it.  He did not go to the people’s representatives until after his saber rattling wasn’t going very well with the rest of the world and the people of America, so he decided to go to congress to spread the wealth around.

 

In typical TTT fashion, if it goes well, he’ll take the credit, and if it goes bad, why he’ll blame congress, especially George Bush’s RHINO crowd.  Why didn’t he go to the congress in the first place?  David Axelrod, a longtime Obama advisor, tweeted after TTT’s speech; “Congress is now the dog that caught the car.”  This thinking is now our foreign policy.

 

Evidently, genocide is O.K. when it fits into TTT’s schedule.  Before his punt to congress it seemed as if John Kerry was advocating immediate response.  TTT came out after Kerry’s speech and told of “consequences.”  I guess the “consequences” can wait until after the Russian summit and after the congress comes back into session, and, of course, after TTT’s golf game.

 

We now know his foreign policy as to Syria, do nothing, until Assad does something and then there will be “consequences,” perhaps bombing of some headquarters or bomb site, after everything has been removed and there is only some poor sole left to guard the bomb site facility. 

 

What about the rest of the bad guys out there?  Barack Hussein Obama said in his latest remarks about Syria “Right makes might, not the other way around.”  Really?  What “right” does TTT have on his side?  What moral compass does he subscribe to?  This outrage against innocent people was an outrage, but after a few days is it any less so?  How long will it take congress to make a decision.    

 

The Old Testament shows us God is just.  I believe this and it will be so in this latest human outrage as well.  Our leadership is not acting as a moral and just government, but as a political action committee.  TTT has no moral code; noble, just, upright are not what defines him, rather self-serving, unjust, expedient lack of principle do.

 

This is what leading from behind does to a nation; it is a self-fulfilling prophecy.  We no longer lead; we react to the despots of the world.  If TTT really meant that America would not tolerate this inhumanity and that it was a direct threat to America, he should have acted on his belief and his stated policy.  Unfortunately, he has no policy, and his belief is not the best interest of America, rather it is the best interest of his Black Liberation, and Marxist ideology.

 

Iran is continuing on its way to the development of nuclear weaponry, Korea goes about killing innocent people, and why not?  The Timid, Toothless Tiger doesn’t know what to do so he goes to congress.

 

President George Washington and President Dwight Eisenhower did not believe in bringing the United States into other nations’ conflicts unless it directly affected our national interests.  They did, however, believe in America and our system, and they did have operatives everywhere to make sure that our interests would always be first for our people.  What does president Barack Hussein Obama have in place – a bunch of community organizers who hate America?

 

Gerri Gibney

September 1, 2013