Editor, the Advocate:
Where to start? The devil is alive and well in America today. When we see those wanting to tear down crosses and abortions continue even government-funded, we know the beliefs of the founders of our country are not taught or understood. Why should we say almost all universities are teaching socialism or we see candidates for president advocating free handouts (socialism)? Then there are those Democrats who say they are not socialists but promote everything socialist – like free college tuition, government health care, payments for not working. Then I hear on conservative talk shows, the question, “Where do these un-American, unconstitutional ideas come from?” We must remember there is, if you want to call it a conspiracy or not, a movement toward one world socialist government. That runs directly against the Judeo-Christian republic established by the founders in our Constitution that has been called the miracle of America. Remember also the founders said the constitution is strictly for a moral and religious people.
The founders also warned us against foreign entanglements, and now we already have the United Nations, World Trade Organization, NATO, NAFTA and prospects of other partnerships. Anytime we join these agreements, we make commitments and give up some of our ability to make our own decisions. Right now, the new Untied States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) is due to be approved by Congress to replace NAFTA. Of the overall agreement, which adds 12 more chapters, very little deals with trade. It creates a commission between the three countries. We get one out of three votes with two socialist neighbors. That commission can make its own rules and changes without approval or consent of our Congress.
USMCA had been called NAFTA on steroids. No, we are not against trade, but we do agree with the founders who warned against agreements that erode our freedom and independence. This new agreement is just another step toward a North American Union. USMCA has been called a deathblow to American sovereignty. To keep it from passing in Congress, we all need to make calls to our senators and congressmen to vote “no” when it comes up for a vote. Now, that is not asking very much if you think about all those who gave their all for our freedom.
For freedom and independence. God bless America.
Obert Sagebiel, Cuero