Tales from the Mark Side: The Conservative Voice in Manatee County
It’s going to be a Merry Christmas and a Republican New Year
By Mark Young
I remember my teenage days when I was constantly being told not to be in such a hurry to grow up because life goes by at warp speed.
And here we are, in the blink of an eye, another Christmas is upon us, and God help us, 2022 is around the corner.
Seems like yesterday where the world was quaking in their boots that Y2K would end the technological age and airplanes would fall from the sky.
We’ve gone through so many periods in just my lifetime where predictions have gone south. From Y2K to Jesus is coming on a certain date, to the world ending because the Aztec calendar was ending, to some believing a zombie apocalypse was near.
I never bought into any of those things, but I will admit that I was rooting for the zombie apocalypse. I’m no doomsday prepper, but I have been preparing for that one my entire life.
I mean really, when you look at the dead space within the liberal mind’s logical thought processing center, it’s kind of possible.
Christmas, for me, thankfully, has really returned to its roots. I’m no longer excited about gifts, and have just become more reflective this time of year, and grateful to my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Celebrating the New Year has also lost its glamor over the years, but I’m looking forward to 2022. Not in the typical sense, but more in the political sense. Election season will arrive in no time beginning with the August primaries, leading into a much-anticipated Republican red wave in November.
But Christmas is not the time to dig into politics. That’s more of a Thanksgiving dinner table discussion whether you want it to be or not.
So I wish you all a very Merry Christmas. I hope you have the opportunity to spend it with loved ones and that your Christmas is filled with love, hope and blessings from God.
A special Merry Christmas to all those who can’t spend it with family, especially our brave men and women in our armed forces and our first responders. God bless you all.
I’ll end with a little musical offering, so make sure you sing along in your heads to the tune of Jingle Bells:
Dashing through Congress’ halls,
In a one horsepower electric car,
Off their meds they go,
Laughing from afar … ha ha ha
Drafting insane plans,
Plotting all the way,
Oh what fun it is to take,
All your freedoms away.
Oh, liberals lie, liberals lie
Liberals spread the fear.
Election time is almost here,
And they’ll be out on their ear.
Oh, election time, election time,
Trump’s campaign will soon begin,
Break out your MAGA hat,
America will be great again.
Merry Christmas and God bless you all.