When it comes to picking a president this time around, there’s no middle of the road, no complaining about the choices available, and no leaving blank spots on ballots.
Each and every voter has a decision to make that involves a critical choice between two rival political parties, two 2020 presidential candidates, and two polar opposite futures for America.
Below is a summary of the two options that each and every voter has to ponder, pray about, and in the end, pick one or the other.
Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden
In an apparent attempt to unify his party, Biden is using a document created by a task force that he set up along with Socialist U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders. The document addresses six policy issue categories that include so-called climate change, healthcare, and immigration.
Biden refers to these issue areas as comprising a "bold, transformative platform."
"Transformative" is the cryptic word here. Among other things, his proposed agenda includes the following:
— The repeal of travel bans currently imposed on dangerous terrorist countries, the opening of the borders to any foreigner who claims asylum, amnesty for those who are in the country illegally, and a 100-day moratorium on all deportations.
— Federal funding to create a "civilian corps" of unarmed first responders, which will include social workers. This will evidently go hand-in-hand with the Democrats expressed desire to de-fund or even abolish the police.
— The establishment of what is described as a "public option plan" of government healthcare; additionally, there is a proposed extension of coverage to illegal immigrants.
— With regard to the life issue, Biden recently commented on a Supreme Court decision concerning state restrictions on abortion. He described the right to end the life of a baby in the womb as a "constitutional right to choice under any circumstance."
Presumptive Republican nominee President Donald Trump
Trump recently made an inspiring speech at Mount Rushmore in South Dakota. In his speech, he presented a platform of his own. Among other things, his dreams for America encompass the following:
— The recognition of "the solemn right and moral duty of every nation to secure its borders" and the obligation of our country to "care for its own citizens first."
— The importance of safeguarding the First Amendment and encouraging a healthy exchange of ideas and an ongoing "free and open debate."
— The need to "support the courageous men and women of law enforcement" and strengthen our commitment to "never abolish our police or our great Second Amendment."
— The rekindling of the American spirit that encourages us to "teach our children to know that they live in a land of legends, that nothing can stop them, and that no one can hold them down."
— The instilling of the confidence to believe that we "can do anything," "be anything," and that working with one another "we can achieve anything."
— With regard to the life issue, Trump said, "Every child, of every color, born and unborn, is made in the holy image of God."
During the imposed "lockdown" of our country, the Democrats gave us a preview of what the future will look like if they are in charge, unrestrained and able to fully implement their socialist wish list.
The contrast between the two choices presented above is clear as can be.
But here’s the most important thing for each and every voter to consider — the candidates’ visions for the future.
Ask yourself, "What is my own personal vision for my children, my grandchildren, and for America?"
And then ask yourself, "Which candidate is going to help make my own personal vision become a reality?"
Choose like it really matters, because it really does.
James Hirsen, J.D., M.A., in media psychology, is a New York Times best-selling author, media analyst, and law professor. Visit Newsmax TV Hollywood. Read James Hirsen's Reports — More Here.
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