Yesterday’s election was a major win for the people of this country who haven’t lost their minds or their empathy.
Democrats now control the House and have the ability to stop any and all bills that harm the people of this country. Every single bill MUST pass through the House before going to the Senate.
This victory is why Republicans are so scared. They no longer have control of everything. They know the Dems will begin investigating every single irregularity, illegality, excessive spending, violations of the Emoluments Clause, vote tampering, voter suppression and more.
Their fear was palpable and was made blatantly obvious in Georgia, Florida, Tennessee, and Texas where voting machines changed Democrat votes to Republican; where power cords weren’t supplied for voting machines; where they closed polling places or moved them out of town, put polling places in gated communities where voters couldn’t get access, refused to give people propers ID’s to vote and stopped an entire indigenous people from voting which is their constitutional right.
These fear mongers didn’t count on the tenacity and determination of the American people. ALL AMERICANS….Americans of every color, faith, gender and location. They underestimated our resolve.
So, they cheated, they lied, they suppressed votes, they spewed racist hate, they mouthed all the old tired cliched hatreds designed to instill fear about those who are “different”. What they don’t get, or can’t seem to wrap their tiny minds around, is that the differences are what make America great.
The “base” may buy into hate, misogyny, racism and fear, but the majority of this country doesn’t. We understand that we are ALL immigrants. That we all came from somewhere else. Whether it was our parents, grand parents, great-grandparents, etc, we are ALL descendants of immigrants or immigrants ourselves. We understand there is nothing to fear from being different.
We don’t need the hate. We don’t need the racism. This is the 21st century, not the 19th or even the early 20th. Like the ad once said, ” you’ve come a long way, baby”, and we have. Regression is not option nor a choice sane, reasoning people make.
Slowly but surely we will take back our country. Take it back to decency, common sense, morality, and become a world leader once more. We will get rid of the fear. Put the racists back under the rocks they crawled out from. Keep Russia and China out of our elections. Decry and protest dictators. Realize that climate change is happening right now. And become united with our allies once again.
Have faith America. We persevered and we won a small victory, but a victory nonetheless.