Who Was Better Than President Trump?

Over the past three-and-a-half years, I’ve encountered legions of people who say that President Donald Trump is the best president in American history. Not just the best president in recent memory; not only the best president in their lifetimes; but the best president ever in our nation’s history! This claim provides a segue to a timely discussion about President Trump’s accomplishments and failings, the upcoming election, and what we can expect after the third of November.

First off, let me lay it all on the table and risk scaring off many of my readers: I did not vote for Donald Trump in 2016 and I did not for him when I voted the other day. If that offends you, feel free to go your way in peace. Better yet, stay and read the reasons why I, as a Puritanically strict constitutionalist, cannot bring myself to vote for President Trump even though I do agree that he is the best president in my lifetime and even though I sincerely hope he wins reelection in a landslide. 

Let me repeat what I just said: I believe President Donald Trump is the best president in my lifetime. It’s a pretty sad list of figures to choose from, though: Bush, Sr.; Clinton; George W.; and Obama. If you included Reagan, who was president when I was a toddler, I’d still give President Trump the edge. Though he triumphs over his recent competition, where does President Trump rank in terms of some of America’s truly great presidents? Before answering that question, we need to backtrack and examine President Trump’s record. 

This article was prompted by a conversation I had online. A patriotic individual shared a meme about the president that said, in part: “The best president in my lifetime. We will never have another president as great as Trump.” I replied that while I agreed that President Trump is the best chief executive in my lifetime, I thought it was quite a sad thought that there might never be another president as “great” as President Trump. This individual retorted, “So who was better than President Trump?” and intimated that President Trump was the greatest president in our history. This article is an expanded version of my response. 

We should be asking ourselves: What has President Trump accomplished? What has he failed at doing? Has he fulfilled his oath of office and upheld the Constitution? Has he put the interests of the nation, and the rights of Americans, above all else? Let’s start by discussing President Trump’s victories. 

I was pleasantly surprised when, at the very beginning of his term, the Donald removed the United States from the disastrous Paris Climate Accord. This is a definite victory for American sovereignty (what remains of it, that is). The Accords have fallen flat everywhere. They would have only served to shackle America’s economic strength and sell our sovereignty to the “global community” – a community hostile to everything for which our Republic stands. 

Similarly, I was surprised when the president ended our involvement with the horrendous Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), again unentangling our nation and economy slightly from foreign meddling. Despite overtly blocking Chinese involvement, numerous experts actually believe the TPP would have been a backdoor to eventually linking us to the communist state. 

Even more than the TPP and Paris Climate Accord, I was thrilled when President Trump walked out of the UN Human Rights Council and, more recently, the World Health Organization. If America ever wants her sovereignty fully restored, she must walk away from the United Nations completely and then expel that body of communist agents from our soil. President Trump has taken the first happy step towards America leaving the United Nations permanently at some future date. 

Economically, President Trump has done many great things. Unemployment numbers plummeted under his watch; that is, before he went along with the Coronahoax hysteria and agreed to shut down the economy on the word of liars in the ruthless medical establishment. The president is not afraid to use tariffs to raise revenue for the country. All early American presidents used tariffs to fund the government. Protectionism really is as American as apple pie, regardless of what modern “Libertarians” claim. Using tariffs against nations like Red China who have been bleeding us dry for years is a great thing and ought to be applauded by anyone who loves our country and wants her to succeed. 

President Trump has cut taxes to a degree, which obviously helps the economy. Who but rabid Democrats would oppose putting more money in Americans’ pockets? Corrupt Joe Biden, for instance, has vowed to roll back President Trump’s tax breaks – which, cutting through the rhetoric and double speak, means raising taxes. 

The Donald did what I had been urging anyone who says they wanted a strong economy to do; namely, legalize industrial hemp, which was once America’s #1 crop before the communist FDR shut it down. Hemp has tens of thousands of uses from clothing to building materials to clean fuel to food to medicinal products. Hemp truly is a miracle plant and I applaud President Trump signing a bill legalizing it once again in 2018. 

Perhaps most importantly, President Trump has been a boon for the energy industry. He has helped more or less end the war on coal – though the fanatical environmentalists still wield much power and are trying to destroy American energy at every turn. We are not as “energy independent” as the president claims, but we are much more so than we were four years ago and our nation is now the #1 energy producer in the world. America was energy independent for most of our history. It’s time to become so once again. 

President Trump’s administration has also made stopping human trafficking a high priority. Thousands of sex-slavers and human traffickers have been arrested since he took office. This is a win in any normal person’s book. Most high-profile offenders, however, have yet to be brought to justice. The fact that Jeffrey Epstein was murdered in prison and Attorney General Barr covered up the evidence he possessed incriminating members of the Elite and then had the audacity to rule his murder a “suicide,” should tell you how deep this cult of predators extends into our government and society. 

Similarly, numerous hardcore gang members, such as leaders of MS-13, have been apprehended. No president in recent times has so openly denounced and condemned the horde of illegal invaders rushing across our border and polluting our cities with crime and drugs as has Donald Trump. Speaking of, the president has launched a campaign against the opioids which are doing untold damage to our People. Whether or not he knows it, Red China grows and ships much of the drug supply to the United States as part of the global communist strategy enacted decades ago to demoralize and degrade America. 

Though President Trump is rabidly pro-Israel to an unhealthy degree, he has done several things I like in terms of Middle Eastern foreign policy. First, he recognized Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights – a contested region that has been used for decades by Syria and others to launch attacks on Israel. Israel petitioned the United Nations for redress for years, with no help. Whenever they retaliated in self-defense against the repeated attacks, then the U.N. would fly into a tizzy and blame Israel. Finally, Israel took this disputed territory to stop the attacks, as any normal nation would have done. I’m glad President Trump has recognized the correctness of this move. 

He has also recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s historic capital – a more symbolic move than anything. And he has facilitated several landmark peace deals, one between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (the Abraham Accords), another with Bahrain, and yet another with Sudan. These peace deals provided the Soviet-created Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) an additional chance to also pursue peace. Peace was promptly rejected by the Palestinians, however. Ten additional nations have voiced their willingness to enter into similar peace deals with Israel because of these Trump-facilitated agreements. 

President Trump has also begun scaling down troop deployment in the Middle East, declaring that he plans to terminate our “endless wars.” He has taken out several high-level terrorists. He also dropped a lot of bombs to achieve a semblance of peace in Syria, so let’s hope it lasts. But if any single statistic shows President Trump’s success in the Middle East, it’s the greatly diminished number of dead American troops. Under George W. Bush, 630 servicemen lost their lives in Afghanistan. 1,758 died there under Obama’s command. But only 63 have been killed during President Trump’s time in office. 

The Trump administration has done more than most presidencies to curb the scourge of abortion and stop the slaughter of innocent children of God. President Trump moved to defund Planned Parenthood, a move upheld by the courts. Though he has not done enough in this department, as I’ll discuss later, he has done more than most. Hopefully, the anti-abortion trend will continue until this cult of death is eradicated once and for all. 

Furthermore, President Trump hasn’t yet sliced through the Gordian Knot of federal regulations, but he has cut some of them. For instance, in 2018, he ordered some 300 regulations dropped from the behemoth IRS tax code. He has cut dozens of fringe environmentalist regulations. He has also eliminated thousands of unnecessary bureaucratic positions. It’s a start; a baby step in the right direction. Hopefully he keeps going. 

In more recent times, President Trump has issued an executive order to combat big tech censorship, which has become a dire threat to our nation. In it, he said: “In a country that has long cherished the freedom of expression, we cannot allow a limited number of online platforms to hand pick the speech that Americans may access and convey on the internet.  This practice is fundamentally un-American and anti-democratic.  When large, powerful social media companies censor opinions with which they disagree, they exercise a dangerous power.” 

In my recent article “Pre-Election Censorship,” I explained that “we are . . . being hunted and herded into a Soviet-style digital GULAG” by big tech. President Trump has made the first step towards combating the digital terror being unleashed against us. The monopolistic powers of Marxist-oriented big tech must be eliminated if our nation is to survive. 

One of President Trump’s greatest achievements he accomplished by a mixture of happenstance and stubbornness. By the force of his unique personality, he forced the media to show their hypocrisy, lies, and double standards. Whereas most Americans knew the controlled media was corrupt before Donald Trump, now no one has any excuse not to fully understand how duplicitous and malicious this group of media vipers is. Through 24/7 anti-Trump hysteria, the press has shown how controlled, conniving, and compromised they really are. Now that the cat is out of the bag, it’s never going back in. Patriotic Americans will go elsewhere for their news from now on. 

The president has dealt a blow to the Marxist “critical race theory” being taught around the country. These perverse ideas have helped corrupt Americans’ minds, stir up racial division, and instill in us a ludicrous sense of “white guilt” and self-loathing. President Trump has announced that he will push for a program of “patriotic education” in America’s schools to counter the prevalence of anti-American Marxism being force fed to our children. While I detest government involvement in education, if it must be involved, then it ought to be “patriotic” and promote true Americanism and the principles of constitutional government and Liberty. Communism, under whatever name, has no place in America, let alone in our children’s classrooms. 

On a cultural level, President Trump has celebrated America. It’s sad that we have to list this as an “accomplishment”; it ought to be the default position of all Americans. The president has issued numerous proclamations celebrating heroes and entrepreneurs from America’s past, such as Leif Erikson, Christopher Columbus, the Pilgrims, the Wright Brothers, German immigrants, etc. At a time when communist thugs are busy tearing down monuments to the illustrious figures of our past from Thomas Jefferson to Robert E. Lee, President Trump signed an order protecting monuments. In fact, he said in one executive order: 

“These statues are silent teachers in solid form of stone and metal. They preserve the memory of our American story and stir in us a spirit of responsibility for the chapters yet unwritten. These works of art call forth gratitude for the accomplishments and sacrifices of our exceptional fellow citizens who, despite their flaws, placed their virtues, their talents, and their lives in the service of our Nation. These monuments express our noblest ideals: respect for our ancestors, love of freedom, and striving for a more perfect union. They are works of beauty, created as enduring tributes. In preserving them, we show reverence for our past, we dignify our present, and we inspire those who are to come. To build a monument is to ratify our shared national project.” 

In keeping with this ideal, as an Independence Day surprise, President Trump announced the creation of the National Garden of American Heroes. He said these gardens “should be located on a site of natural beauty that enables visitors to enjoy nature, walk among the statues, and be inspired by them.” Such emphasis on American heritage and American greatness, I believe, is one of President Trump’s greatest points of appeal for the average person who still loves his country. 

Finally, of numerous other points that might be mentioned, I highlight what to me is President Trump’s greatest victory. President Trump has emboldened the average American to speak out and get involved. For years, Americans had been afraid to speak up and show their patriotism. Many thought it was pointless to vote, pointless to be involved, and that no one could be heard over the 24/7 bugling of lies from the mainstream media. 

Yet, President Trump showed that someone in fact could say taboo, politically incorrect things and get away with it. He demonstrated that it was ok to call out the media for their lies and that you don’t need to show deference to liars. He also showed that it was indeed possible to win on a message of America First. This message resonated with good folks who felt disenfranchised. Many of them came out of the woodwork to vote for him in 2016 and will likely do so again next week. 

More than anything, the war against President Trump has been a proxy war. The Elite are not so concerned with Donald Trump himself, but, rather, are fighting to keep the American People from taking heart enough to finally stand up and break their chains. Inspiring the silent majority to be silent no longer has been President Trump’s single greatest achievement. If he had done nothing else the past three-and-a-half years, that would have been an improvement over every president since Reagan. I commend President Trump for playing a decisive role in inspiring millions of good-hearted Americans to finally take their rightful place in politics. 

Now, let’s abruptly shift gears and honestly discuss some of President Trump’s failures. We begin right here in 2020. As noted, President Trump went along with the lies of Dr. Fauci and the Establishment and helped shut down the booming American economy, putting millions out of work, and causing a staggering 63 million people to file for economic assistance. To be fair, it was mostly the states which promoted, enforced, and continued the lockdowns. However, by his own repeated admissions, President Trump gave his approval and has even taken credit for the ridiculous and unconstitutional move. In fact, during the first presidential debate, he said “we did a great thing by shutting it down,” and chewed out Biden, saying he wouldn’t have shut anything down like he did. President Trump even claimed that his move saved somewhere around 1.8 million lives, which is absurd. No one can excuse the president, therefore, from at least partial blame for the disastrous, unconstitutional shutdown with all of its horrid consequences. 

President Trump is vocally pro-vaccine. He continues to boast about a Coronahoax vaccine that will be rolled out soon despite the fact that the current trials are failing. Vaccination is one of the deadliest hoaxes in human history, destroying the health of tens of millions in our nation, and millions more globally. Despite the dangers, President Trump has shown that he doesn’t understand the issue. He’s set himself squarely on the side of the hostile medical establishment. 

Similarly, President Trump is touting the miracle of 5G. 5G, according to some experts like Dr. Thomas Cowan, may be behind the Coronahoax. But regardless of its connections to the present “pandemic,” 5G is a health nightmare. Scientists around the world have warned of the disastrous effects 5G will have on humanity, yet President Trump continues to push this monstrous technological weapon. 

Another recent failure is President Trump’s nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. While Mrs. Barrett might come off as a nice, traditional kind of gal, and has become an instant icon with “conservatives,” the reality is that she supports force vaccination and the Coronahoax lockdowns. I doubt you heard that on the Rush Limbaugh program. The reality is that Barrett very recently came out in support of Jacobson v. Massachusetts, which held in 1905 that government can forcibly vaccinate you against your will – a damnable idea worthy of Joseph Stalin. 

Of all the names on the list of potential nominees released by President Trump, Barrett was the only one who supported the Coronahoax lockdowns and the only one who supported forced vaccination. Coincidence? Similarly, President Trump’s selection of Justice Kavanaugh, who presided over the Establishment cover-up of the Vince Foster murder, likewise shows his lack of judgment. Niel Gorsuch is also not the “originalist” that certain radio show hosts say he is, though he’s been better than many justices. While the president’s nominees are undoubtedly better than those which would have been put forward by Hillary Clinton, they represent three missed opportunities to really convert the Supreme Court into a constitutionalist body that would protect our rights from government assault. 

Similarly, President Trump has not “drained the swamp” as he said he would. He’s populated his cabinet with Establishment insiders, from Barr to Mnuchin to Kushner. He also retained insiders such as Mueller, which helped facilitate the entire “collusion” hoax. Days ago, a story broke that President Trump plans to fire a number of high-level individuals, such as the heads of the FBI and CIA, in his next term. As a side note, FBI Director Christopher Wray graduated from Yale. Was he a member of the Elite secret society Skull and Bones? I haven’t been able to confirm it, but several sources draw the connection. If so, he would fit in nicely with current U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin who is a Bonseman (Mnuchin also worked for many years for the Rothschilds). 

Back to the president’s apparent threat to fire the FBI and CIA directors after the upcoming election. Why does he need to fire these men? Answer: Because they turned out to be Establishment lackeys. Who gave them their jobs in the first place? Answer: President Trump. President Trump, who appointed them, is the only person to blame for their being in sensitive positions. 

You will recall that at the beginning of President Trump’s tenure, his cabinet was like musical chairs, with people routinely being hired only to be fired shortly thereafter. This is evidence enough that the president lacks discernment. While his intentions are good, he doesn’t understand how the conspiracy he’s up against operates. Consequently, he continues to appoint people who have spent their entire careers in the very swamp he promised to drain. 

Attorney General William Barr, who helped cover up the Jeffrey Epstein murder and all the evidence of Elite pedophilia at play in that case, is a great example of how President Trump puts Establishment insiders in the most important positions in his government without even knowing it. These insiders have undermined President Trump’s agenda at every step of the way and have been responsible for whispering in his ear and causing him to water down his policies. The more things change in Washington, the more they stay the same. I have no confidence in President Trump’s ability to “drain the swamp” and put truly good patriots in power. 

Social Security and Medicare are examples of socialized medicine. President Trump has lambasted Joe Biden for supporting socialized medicine. Yet, President Trump cheerfully wants to keep the government involved in Medicare and Social Security! Additionally, President Trump has proposed his own version of Obamacare. Yes, it eliminates certain dastardly Obamacare provisions such as the individual mandates. However, the president still wants the government involved in health care, contrary to the historical record and the Constitution. 

President Trump has talked tough on guns and has sworn to defend the Second Amendment. However, he has also attacked the Second Amendment more than once. In his book The America We Deserve, private citizen Donald Trump wrote: “I support the ban on assault weapons and I also support a slightly longer waiting period to purchase a gun.” I’d expect nothing less from a man raised in liberal New York. However, what has President Trump said on the issue of guns? 

On February 28, 2018, in the wake of the Parkland shooting, President Trump said, on tape: “Take the firearms first, and then go to court . . . Take the guns first; go through due process second.” This should be a startling statement to patriots concerned with the rapid rise of “red flag gun confiscation laws.” How can any president suggest that government has the authority to arbitrarily disarm someone, confiscating their firearms, and then worry about all that legal mumbo-jumbo later? Because of statements like this that the president has made – statements that are endorsed by horrid anti-gunners like Dianne Feinstein – it’s hard for me to trust that he would veto a bill containing red flag gun confiscation provisions if Congress sends one to his desk. 

In the aftermath of the Las Vegas false-flag shooting, President Trump also threw the anti-gun coalition a bone when he unconstitutionally used executive power to ban bump stocks. A bump stock was allegedly used in the Vegas shooting to increase the rate of fire on the alleged perpetrator’s firearms. President Trump apparently decided that the presidency can overrule the Constitution, which explicitly states that the right to keep and bear arms “shall not be infringed,” and outright banned bump stocks. Again, while President Trump is not as radical in the anti-gun category as the Democrats, how can I as a strict constitutionalist support him when he abuses the Constitution in this way? 

Earlier, I noted that President Trump’s administration has helped defund Planned Parenthood. This is a great thing and a step in the right direction. However, I also condemn President Trump, as I’ve condemned the other presidents in my lifetime, for not using their authority to ban abortion. In the paragraph above, I noted that the president has used authority not granted to him by the Constitution to ban gun accessories. Why doesn’t he use the legitimate authority granted to his office to uphold the Constitution’s guarantee of life? 

The office of president has the authority to overturn the Supreme Court’s immoral and unconstitutional decision that babies can be murdered by their mothers. Think about it – the president’s job is to enforce the Constitution. That’s his oath and duty. It is what We the People empower him to do. Thus, if President Trump wanted to, and had the constitutional intelligence to understand his responsibility, he could use the authority of his office to protect innocent life. And he could do it today, this very moment. The fact that he has not cannot be anything but a strike against him. 

President Trump loves to tout his USMCA, which is essentially NAFTA 2.0. The New American reports

“Principally, the USMCA promotes the “economic integration” of North America . . . it seeks to merge the economies of North America into one, akin to a North American Union, much like the European Union. . . . 

“For decades globalists have sought to replace the modern international system comprised of sovereign nation-states with a “new world order,” comprised of interlocking (and in some cases overlapping) regional supranational blocs. The economic blocs are in turn to be further merged into one single bloc or world union, governed by the United Nations or some other future one-world government body. . . . 

“The USMCA also promotes the United Nation’s concept of “sustainable development,” which is the cornerstone of the UN’s Agenda 21/Agenda 2030 program to address the purported problem of anthropogenic climate change. Agenda 2030 calls for the redistribution of wealth from richer developed nations to underdeveloped countries in the global south. It also advocates for numerous controls over people’s lives and daily actions; and imposes onerous regulations that would prevent developing nations from industrializing, in turn stagnating their economies. . . . 

“Giving these powers to the Free Trade Commission makes the USMCA a “living agreement,” much like the TPP, thus allowing the Free Trade Commission to make future changes to the agreement without the approval of Congress. . . . 

“Not only does the USMCA subordinate the U.S. to an EU-style regional commission, it also subordinates the United States to international law. . . . 

“. . . the USMCA promotes economic integration; energy integration; the UN concept of “sustainable development”; workplace protections for “migrant workers” and “non-nationals”; “gender identity” and other “gender-related issues”; establishes an international governing commission; and subordinates U.S. sovereignty to international law and world bodies.” 

THIS is President Trump’s signature legislation, dear reader. While President Trump has helped unentangle us from sovereignty-destroying deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership, he has turned around and further entangled us in USMCA (NAFTA 2.0). While creating roadblocks to the internationalist agenda in some arenas, President Trump has handed them a major win by helping to pass USMCA and suborn the United States to international law and international governing bodies. If America is to be free, she must remove herself from all treaties and agreements that shackle her progress by integrating her with foreign systems antithetical to the U.S. Constitution. 

President Trump has done more than any president since Ronald Reagan to denounce the communist threat. However, he has also allowed it to expand massively under his watch. He has rightly declared Antifa a domestic terror organization, but has not moved to arrest and prosecute its members. What is he waiting for? If he is waiting for reelection, that smacks of playing politics with the fate of our nation. When you know something is right, you do it regardless of the timing or the consequences to elections, polls, or popular opinion. 

The Communist Party’s ranks have ballooned during the past three-and-a-half years as a reaction to President Trump’s election to power. If he is serious about stopping the insurgency, President Trump should use the existing laws on the books to completely crush the already outlawed Communist Party USA and round up all other radicals who threaten our existence as a nation. In my article “Communism is Treason!” I showed the laws that the president can use to shut down communism in America right this moment if he wanted to. The fact that he only talks about it and doesn’t do anything is infuriating. Again, if he’s waiting until his second term, why? 

The president has further condemned Black Lives Matter, an admitted communist front group, but has done nothing to stop them from rampaging in our streets, Burning, Looting, and Murdering. Words are one thing, actions are another. The office of president has the authority to put down insurrections. President Trump does not need to wait for invitations from governors or local leaders to protect American citizens. He can and should send in the military to quash the BLM-Antifa-communist rebels who de facto control numerous cities, such as Portland, and who have been destroying property and murdering people throughout the country with impunity. President Trump – either do something or stop talking tough about it. 

Lastly, let’s talk illegal immigration. Why is it still a problem? Why are hordes of invaders still flooding into our country? President Trump was elected largely on his promise to close the border. Yes, President Trump is slowly building a wall that will supposedly do just that. But a wall won’t effectively stop the problem, nor has it deterred the thousands of illegals, drug smugglers, and human traffickers who have entered our nation the past three-and-a-half years. Military men on the border with shoot-to-kill orders or advanced non-lethal technology like V-MADs, however, would stop the problem tomorrow. As with so many issues, though President Trump might be better than his opposition, he’s not doing enough. 

You’ve just read an honest review of President Trump’s failings and accomplishments. Tomorrow is the election. Likely you’ve already made up your mind or perhaps have even voted. So, what does any of this matter? It matters because truth matters, principles matter, and doing what is right matters. And these things – truth, principles, and doing what is right – matter regardless of the outcomes of elections or the current turn of public opinion. 

President Donald J. Trump is no constitutionalist. In fact, I don’t think he comprehends the principles of the Constitution. At least, he doesn’t follow them consistently. He relies on his own instincts, which are sometimes right and sometimes wrong. The office of president, however, is supposed to be filled by one who knows the Constitution and is prepared to enforce it; by one who obeys the rule of law, not the rule of his own whims. The president swears before God and the American People to “preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.” How can I vote for someone, regardless of his good intentions and often-right instincts, who does not know or have total fidelity to the document he’s sworn to defend? 

Though I did not mention it above, in 2016, one of my major concerns with Donald Trump was his lack of morals and near absence of Christian faith. His repeated adultery stained him. In recent times, however, I’ve sensed a change in the Donald. He still has a foul mouth at times, but there’s no recent evidence of his past philandering. He’s become more presidential. There’s also strong evidence that he has legitimately tried to find God. If so, I applaud him for his course correction. I pray for the man and wish him the best. I pray that Donald Trump will truly turn to the Lord and begin to lead as a real Christian should. 

Nevertheless, parts of President Trump’s record, and some of his proposed policies, are repugnant to my principles and to the principles of constitutional government. I can’t vote a person who takes it upon himself to ban gun accessories to appease the howling anti-gun activists, who pushes trade agreements that impair our national sovereignty, who promotes harmful 5G and vaccines, who doesn’t understand the threat of socialized medicine, or who endlessly appoints ravening Establishment insiders to positions in the government. 

In all honesty, I was sorely tempted to vote for Donald Trump, but I just couldn’t do it. My principles would not allow it. I love the Constitution and America too much to compromise. I don’t buy the idea that we have to settle for the “lesser or two evils” or even for a well-intentioned by flawed man. In a nation of 330 million people, it is simply preposterous that we are asked by officialdom to compromise traditional American values in order to select either a Republican or Democrat when the fact is that there are stalwart patriots who could be drafted and placed in government as legitimate public servants. 

Some people ask, “What other options do I have?” The answer is simple for anyone who takes the time to find out. I voted for Don Blankenship of the Constitution Party. His constitutionalist principles match up extremely closely with my own. In 2016, I also voted for Constitution Party candidate Darrell Castle. In 2012, I voted for Will Christensen of the Independent American Party. And in 2008, I voted for Pastor Chuck Baldwin, whom I’d vote for again in a heartbeat if he would run. 

These men were on the ballot in most states. They belong to nationally-recognized and totally legitimate political parties with principles worthy of George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. They’re men of great faith in Jesus Christ. They have integrity, morality, and patriotism. It’s just as easy to vote for a Blankenship, Castle, or Baldwin as it is for a Trump or a Biden. Yet, for a multitude of reasons, people are too scared to step out of the two-party system and vote on principle. That is why things never change. Until Americans learn to vote on principle, we will continue our downward spiral regardless of half-way decent people like Donald Trump who might happen to get into office now and then. 

This election, as every election, you have a choice. The choice is an ideological choice, not a choice between this or that party, or this or that individual. You must make the decision of whether you will support American constitutionalism or anti-American communism. If you feel in your heart that Donald Trump is the true constitutional choice, more power to you. In fact, in 2020, I don’t begrudge anyone voting for the Donald. As noted, he is the best president in the past two or three generations. Perhaps I can’t expect more from the same citizenry that selected Barack Obama twice. At least Donald Trump is a step in the right direction. God help him and the American People to truly wake up and revive the spirit of 1776. 

Now, I address the question posed to me online: “So who was better than President Trump?” Easy. Presidents George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, James Monroe, John Quincy Adams, and Andrew Jackson, for starters. Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, and a number of lesser-known individuals would also rank above him on my list. FDR, Woodrow Wilson, Abraham Lincoln, and most modern presidents, would fall behind him. 

While President Trump has many good things going for him, how can anyone compare him to George Washington? Washington was the Father of our Country, the commanding general during the Revolution, the president of the Constitutional Convention, and the only man to be elected unanimously. Washington was a man of the highest integrity. No one questioned his integrity, manliness, valor, patriotism, or sincerity. As even his enemy King George III said, Washington was “the greatest character of the age.” Can the same honestly be said of Donald Trump? 

Similarly, who would dare compare Donald Trump to Thomas Jefferson? Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, ambassador to France, secretary of state under George Washington, vice-president to John Adams, and a two-term president who halved the national debt, more than doubled the size of the nation through the Louisiana Purchase, and destroyed the Barbary Pirates, stands head and shoulders above Trump in any honest estimation. 

Andrew Jackson is another figure to whom the Donald is often compared. President Trump even has a portrait of Jackson hanging prominently in the Oval Office. Yet, the two men are alike mostly in outward characteristics and in the perception that they are both coarse outsiders. Despite the similarities, there are some differences that set Jackson on top. Jackson was the only president to pay off the national debt in full. President Trump has increased the national debt by nearly $7 trillion. Jackson destroyed the national bank leviathan strangling our nation while President Trump has done nothing but complain about the Federal Reserve now and then. Jackson helped the Union stay together during a divisive crisis whereas the jury is still out whether President Trump has what it takes to keep America from falling into factional strife. 

President Trump could be compared to other presidents, such as James Madison who authored the Constitution, James Monroe who secured the Western hemisphere from imperialism via the Monroe Doctrine, or Warren G. Harding who kept the government from intervening in Americans’ lives. While he has done many admirable things, he does not live up to the stature of the good statesmen of our past. He is no Washington, no Adams, no Jefferson. 

Donald Trump has, however, bought us a few extra years to figure out whether we will return to our foundational principles or march into a brave new Marxist future. I give President Trump credit where credit is due. He has done much to slow down the spinning wheels of socialism. He’s angered the political Establishment and slowed down their agenda in several important ways. He’s provided the American People an opportunity to reevaluate and course correct if they choose. Because he’s the wedge that has prevented the door from slamming shut on America, I sincerely hope he wins reelection tomorrow in a massive landslide. 

Yes, I hope President Trump win! I’ve prayed for his victory. I pray that he will be upheld, that he will turn more fully to the Lord and to the Constitution, and that he will win so resoundingly that the insurrectionists won’t dare attempt their long-awaited coup at this time. “But how can you hope that President Trump will win when you didn’t even vote for him?” you may wonder. Truthfully, I’ve been angry at the lackluster campaigning the third-party candidates have done this year. It’s as if they didn’t even try. It’s the worst independent showing I’ve ever seen. Don Blankenship honestly doesn’t deserve to win, despite having the best principles of anyone in the race, because he did very little to put himself before the American People and present his stellar ideas for the rejuvenation of our Republic. For these reasons, and because I know that the American People are not ready for a third-party candidate, I hope Donald Trump wins. 

Not only do I hope that the president will win reelection, but I’ve been predicting it for almost four years. Barring any serious shenanigans, I don’t foresee a way he can lose. No one in American history has had the crowds he has. He’s popular with the average person. He’s popular with minorities. He’s put money into Americans’ pockets. He’s given voice to the silent majority and empowered them to resist the corrupt Establishment. His supporters are fanatical and won’t be swayed by lying reports from lying media that they don’t watch anyway. 

I mentioned shenanigans. The powers-that-be are out in full force trying to steal the election. Project Veritas has released videos verifying election rigging in multiple states, such as in Texas where Democrats in Republican clothing are being contracted to bring in thousands of ballots for Biden. The Supreme Court has allowed Pennsylvania and North Carolina to essentially extend their elections in order to count absentee ballots that may arrive after November 3. Big tech is censoring pro-Trump groups and setting the stage to throw doubt on a Trump victory tomorrow night. In these and other ways, the Democrats are attempting to swindle the election and overrule the will of the American People. 

Despite their attempts, I believe Donald Trump will win in a landslide tomorrow. When he does, I foresee several possible scenarios. In the first scenario, the lunatic Marxists riot and rampage, attempting to force President Trump out of the White House. Mass unrest, burning, looting, and murdering could happen. It’s been happening already throughout the entire summer. These savages may be so unhinged after another Trump victory that they could go all in for round 2. 

In the second scenario, the powers-that-be may resort to assassination, economic collapse, or world war to oust Donald Trump. So many people were worried about President Trump being killed during his first term. I always said that any assassination attempt would be reserved until his second term. In his first term, the Elite would attempt “legal” and less-than-violent means such as impeachment and media mind manipulation to remove him and turn the public against him. When that will prove to have been a colossal failure tomorrow, President Trump will be in real danger from then on out. 

In a third scenario, Joe Biden dies or is bumped off. Whether he wins or loses, I can easily imagine his handlers killing him off, either to make him a martyr or to prepare the way for a Kamala Harris presidency. Biden may drop dead at any moment from natural causes, but he may also be bumped off, in the even the loses, in order to demand a reelection. Or, if he wins, I can see them doing away with him to put Harris in the White House. At any rate, it would throw the entire process into confusion if Biden were to die or be killed. 

In a fourth scenario, if the election is close and the Electoral College comes out in a tie, the Democrats may attempt to create so much confusion about who won in order to hold out for a Nancy Pelosi presidency. Legally, if no winner is declared by January 20, the speaker of the House, who is Nancy Pelosi, could potentially become president. Or perhaps they will force the issue in the legal realm, throwing it to the turncoat Supreme Court to make the final decision and oust Donald Trump. 

Finally, in a fifth scenario, President Trump’s landslide victory may cause a chilling effect among the insurrectionists. Perhaps, if the victory is so stunning, above any and all projections, the Marxists will fear to rampage again – fear that the People’s patience is running thin. If a landslide victory coincides with President Trump finally mobilizing the military to arrest the rebels, the percolating rebellion may not happen at all. At least not for a few more years. 

Regardless of whether the communist uprising begins on November 4 or at a later date, it’s coming. You must prepare yourself and your family to survive the collapse of the world economy, the collapse of our government, and the collapse of society. A President Trump victory might delay their plans yet again, but it won’t stop them. The communists plotted to overthrow our nation long before Donald Trump was ever born because we are their last hurdle to world domination. They’ve never abandoned that plan. Trump or no Trump, the day will come with the Reds crash the economy, initiate civil war, and try to capture the government. 

Dear reader, America is in peril. The philosophy of Americanism is being consumed by communism. The Marxist Establishment is livid and out for blood. They hate us. They hate our Constitution. They hate our traditional principles. They want you and me in chains. 

President Donald Trump is a thorn in their side not because he is some great warrior for the Republic – indeed, he has furthered their agenda in several ways – but because his brash stubbornness has inspired our asleep countrymen to stand up and speak out. The American giant is stirring. Were she to awaken, the enemy knows he could not stand against her. So, he has moved to oust President Trump before the damage becomes irreversible. 

I believe the damage is already done. The American People are waking up. We understand that the Establishment is evil and that they hate us. We know that President Trump is our last real chance. He can be the springboard to better things or our last gasp before we slip into full tyranny. If the election is close tomorrow, the Marxist mob may try to force the issue with insurrection and chaos in the streets. If the election is a resounding Trump victory, they may become more still until they’re more powerful and the correct opportunity arises. But whether their chance to size full power comes now or in a few years, millions of red-blooded patriots are too fed up to go along with it. War will decide the matter. 

Before the real shooting begins, I call upon you to fire as many salvos as possible in the intellectual and spiritual battles raging. Speak up and ideologically win over as many of our fellow countrymen as possible. Make your positions known. Tell people how much you love America. Teach others about the Constitution. Vocally oppose the communist conspiracy and fearlessly call out BLM, Antifa, and other radicals as Marxist traitors. Raise your voice for Christ and oppose cultural subversion, feminism, LGBT madness, and promiscuity. Be a real American in the tradition of the men who won our Independence in 1776. 

Vote Donald Trump if you must, but vote America first and forever. Put the Constitution and traditional American values before party allegiances, cults of personality, and political expediency. Reject compromise with hostile and alien philosophies like communism and with traitors from either party. This is the fight of our lives. America is at the end of her rope and this election will go a long way toward determining whether we begin the process to recovery or whether we sink forever into the abyss. 

God help us to do the right thing, support the right principles, and promote truth regardless of what happens in any election. God bless America! 

Zack Strong, 

November 2, 2020 

One thought on “Who Was Better Than President Trump?

  1. Very great piece. I than you for telling it like it is.

    On Mon, Nov 2, 2020, 8:48 PM The American Citadel wrote:

    > zeev1776 posted: ” Over the past three-and-a-half years, I’ve encountered > legions of people who say that President Donald Trump is the best president > in American history. Not just the best president in recent memory; not only > the best president in their lifetimes; but the ” >

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