Emerald Isle, N.C.

Sept. 6, 2022

TO THE EDITOR:

For decades, the Chinese government has threatened the United States and its allies. They secretly plant spies in our homeland, steal our high-tech technology, and whenever possible, they do their best to disrupt US operations abroad. Leaders of any opposition to the Chinese Communist Party often disappear without a trace. And, just recently in 2019, China released the Covid-19 pandemic on the world that killed 6.5 million people world-wide.

For over four decades, the Russian government was engaged in a “Cold War” with the United States. Since the end of WWII, the Russian State has been a constant threat to its eastern European neighbors. In February 2022 the Russian army invaded the sovereign country of Ukraine and the ongoing war is responsible for approximately 30,000 combat deaths and the death of 6,000 Ukrainian citizens. Political opponents of Vladimir Putin can sometimes be assassinated in public or be poisoned at home.

For as long as I can remember, the Republic of Iran has called for the annihilation of the State of Israel and death to America. Iran’s extensive network of militia proxies in the Middle East (including Hezbollah) continue to target US military forces and destabilize the area.

On Thursday, September 1st, President Biden exposed America’s real enemy and it was not China, Russia or Iran. He did not mention the threat that inflation, crime, drug overdose deaths or illegal immigration poses for America. The President told us that “Donald Trump and MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our Republic. MAGA Republicans do not respect the Constitution. They do not believe in the rule of law. And MAGA Republicans are destroying American democracy.” And just days earlier our President stated that “the MAGA philosophy is semi-fascist.”

Yes, you heard right, Americans themselves are the enemy that “threatens the very foundations of our Republic.” Though the issue is that the President did not tell us how to distinguish a “MAGA Republican” from and average everyday Republican.

74,222,960 Americans voted for Donald Trump in 2020. Only between 2,000 and 2,500 of so-called Trump supporters penetrated the Capital grounds on January 6th. So that means at least 74,220,460 of Trump’s supporters (99.999966%) did not participate in the Capital riot on January 6th. I would like for President Biden to tell us which of these 74,220,460 Americans are the “MAGA Republicans” that are a “threat to our democracy.”

Never before in US history has a US President disparaged publicly such a large group of US citizens with such reckless and unsubstantiated accusations of “destroying American democracy.” I don’t remember President Biden calling the BLM and ANTIFA rioters that burned down businesses and attacked citizens in the summer of 2020 a threat to democracy or the rule of law.

This verbal assault is from a President that promised to unify the country when campaigning for office. It’s quite obvious that the only unification our President has presided over is the further unification of China, Russia and Iran. Yes, he has surely made all of our enemies happy.

STEPHEN F. BACH

(28) comments

drewski

MAGA Republicans are pretty easy to identify. " TRUMP WON" bumper stickers is a clue. Anything done by dems is pure evil is another. The daily repeat of maga themes from maga media, those who have or amassed great wealth from angertainment media. You know the type.

mpjeep

Biden has always been a terrible person and has always been a liar.

Trump haters are pretty easy to identify:

Some have a terrible case of "Trump Derangement Syndrome" (TDS), a mental condition in which a person has been driven effectively insane due to their dislike of Trump, to the point at which they will abandon all logic and reason.

drewski

The trump apologists have an endless supply of silly excuses. He declassified everything..Biden is a liar, but the 40k lies documented during those dark trump years were? Slips of the tongue? Fabrications by the lying press? Let's see what the midterms bring, That fl.woman literally moaning and crying about fraud in her gop primary...sheesh. SO embarrassing.

dc

Let's see "deplorables" from the failed forever "shoulda woulda-been prez", then the smirking super agent boy and honey "smell of wally world shoppers" and it all continues unabated but these everyday pro-Americans are just suppose to pretend life is great under these crooks.

dc

If bumper stickers are the test HRC's supporters must not believe she won. But ... "If denying election results is a crime, why aren't the Democrats in jail?". By D. Parker.

mpjeep

Well written, Mr. Bach!

If there are fascists in America these days, they are Biden, the corrupt fool, and his cronies, including his Media and Big Tech.

Trump supporters are the opposite of fascists. They seek freedom from the government, not empowerment.

Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini began as socialists. Hitler said, “He alone, who owns the youth, gains the future.”

Division Pres Biden called Republican Citizens “terrorists” who disagree with him and is arming 87,000 IRS agents, the most significant police force in the country, to target conservatives.

I consider Biden’s actions and words a threat.

If we can survive until 2024, we will need Trump more than ever to get the country back on the right track.

mpjeep

In Biden’s Philadelphia speech, he lectured us on “moral standards” while:

raising a crackhead son

directly having the FBI cover up Hunter’s laptop while investigating his opponent

reversed Trump's ban on TikTok and spent thousands of dollars putting together a TikTok “Influencer Army'' to push his propaganda

lied about vetting all evacuees from Afghanistan

Of course, I’ve realized I shouldn’t expect a high moral standard from him.

Sandman

Americas enemy is in charge of this country. He and his congressional Einstein's are and have brought this country to its knees. Crime is out of control, courts turn murderes back on the streets, drugs is an unwinnable war, illegals bussed in by the loads and put up in hotels while Americans are struggling. The elected officials on both sides only care about what's best for their wallets. The taxpayers surely don't matter and neither does the welfare of this country. Take care of other countries and destroy ours. Excellent job by our so called government leaders. What a waste of time and money paying these mutants.

kenwood12

Mr. Bach surely has rattled a few chains.

mpjeep

According to a new Rasmussen survey, 52 percent of all likely U.S. voters say they would support the impeachment of Biden,

Let’s get started.

Osprey

Peaceful transition of power. Richard Nixon understood the concept and placed the country above all else. As an independent voter I supported Trump until Jan 6, 2020. He placed himself above the law and has since demonstrated how un-presidential he is. Trump is continuing to obstruct justice with limited cooperation on documents in his possession that belong to to the country not in his personal desk. His teams of lawyers again and again are costing taxpayers millions. The Republican Party needs to separate from Trump or we will be in the hands of the Democratic Party for another term. Trumps legacy will inevitably be the destruction of the republican party.

dc

Guess everyone didn't get Presidrnt Trump's speech to America on Twitter on 1/7/21 on the peaceful transition of power. It was featured in the news on more than Twitter but easily forgotten.

Osprey

He was aware yet for hours ignored the Capital riot. So what if he tweeted Jan 7

Osprey

Twitter the NEXT day ? what about the hours Trump was aware of the riots ? why didn't he try to stop it by calling out for peace then ?

dc

An article, "The DoJ Argues that the Intelligence Community Overrides the Judiciary" by Clarice Feldman is another reminder just how the man was treated by these people throughout the Russian Hoax and it continues. The article explains plenty and just reiterates what many know if they've followed it. Guess unless over 74 million change their minds the R's are history but doubt both.

drewski

The GOP is its own worst enemy, even in the 1980's Newt Gingrich was trying to tell us " we need a bigger tent" instead the tent grows smaller each yr, the embrace of MAGA themes and outright lunatics, MTG, gaetz, boebart, jordon, kennedy, lets not forget super patriot mike lindel. This embrace of the far right drives away the moderates, and makes easy fodder for late night comedians.

This single minded " we are right and everyone else is wrong" is clearly and obviously detrimental, yet some folks will just never admit they are wrong, made a mistake or were fooled by a con man. Lincoln spins in his grave every time Congresswoman Green opens her mouth, and no doubt weeps at the applause from " the base"

Sandman

Socialism is what this country has resorted to and has blinded those who think the current government leaders are doing such a wonderful job.

dc

"We are right and everyone else is wrong" is a perfect description of the Left. Moderates? Sure!

drewski

The ideal illustration of my point, thanks !

dc

Who spins when the squad opens their mouths? Byrd?

dc

Is giggles your late night comedian and why are Hispanics leaving your party?

dc

Cut through all the BS. Durham is showing the Ds and D-contolled govt guilty of doing everything they accused DJT of doing.

dc

The R anti-Trumpers are the Rs worst enemy.

drewski

The Durham investigation has wound down with a rather feeble whimper. No need for pardons like another recent investigation I could mention. Since i get up at 0430 and don't get home till 1830 late night for me is 2130, and we don't have cable so.. I am unaware the Hispanics are leaving the GOP, those that are are likely disgusted with the MAGA wing, and they realize if MTG can publicly say " jewish space lasers are causing ca. wildfires", and get no rebuke from the GOP What on earth is she saying about Hispanics behind closed doors?

I get most of my comedic input from the tortured logic and verbal gymnastics of talk radio.

dc

What did the other JB say that may have made them realize neither of the JBs is what they are looking for in politics or otherwise. No need for pardons for the other side in a crooked two-tiered system. Durham may never get a conviction in such a system especially in the system he's having to operate in but at least he's going places, finding things, and proving who the real crooks are like it or not.

drewski

Always an excuse or palatable rationale. Two tiered corrupt system. If doj very publicly reopens an investigation into Hillary right before the election, well we back the blue. If any question is asked of our guy.

. Corrupt overreach. Or witchhunt.

Guess some folks simply can't be objective?

dc

Nice to see it was the "r" word versus the "i" word. That being said, Marxist party and wittingly or unwittingly fellow travelers has done a good job in what they do best to gain and keep power and control and that is pitting one group against another. Security in overwhelming numbers were offered but rejected. Why? Who were some of the instigators who haven't been arrested or jailed? Barriers removed and doors opened "voluntarily" by who and why? Don't confuse any of the facts other it's all the orange man's fault. It's been his fault since he had the audacity to enter the arena against the Marxists. Have mistakes been made in pushing back against a sea of corruption? Who started it all even before MAGA was heard of?

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