Writings of Larry Croft

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Introductions to Larry's Books

Fire in the Belly
Donald Trump's Ride into Washington on a White Horse

Fire in the Belly - Donald Trump's Ride into Washington on a White Horse describes President Trump's rocky road to becoming our 45th president.

Presented are President Trump's positions on the issues as well as his bombastic style, his battles with the media and the Republican Party plus his harsh verbal attacks directed to anyone and everyone who rattles his cage.

The author, who supports Trump 100%, explains why Trump is the right man for the Oval Office and why he believes Trump's positions on the various issues troubling the citizens of the United States are spot-on.

Specific topics addressed include:
  • Trump berating Megyn Kelly
  • Trump attacking Jeb Bush, Carly Fiorina and Marco Rubio
  • Trump’s job fitness and possible conflicts of interest
  • The pledge of party loyalty
  • How polls helped Trump win the presidency
  • The trashing of Trump’s Wife
  • Phony claims about Trumps war on women
  • Repealing Obamacare
  • Debt
  • Climate change
  • Gun control
  • Abortion
  • Minimum wage – A government mandated handicap
  • Reforming the Internal Revenue Service
  • Illegal immigrants
  • Sanctuary cities
  • The border wall
  • Trump’s cabinet
  • The United States Supreme Court
  • Foreign policy/terrorism
  • The biased liberal media
  • Barack Obama, saboteur
  • Protesting Trump
  • Electoral College- The Democrats new crusade

At the end of the book, the author presents a scathing opinion titled: Why Hillary (Liar Liar pantsuit on fire) Clinton lost the election.

Also, many links to relevant sources appear at the end of the book with about 130 referenced in the body of Fire in the Belly – Donald Trump’s Ride into Washington on a White Horse.

The references provide valuable information for anyone wishing to research the 2016 presidential election.

Something is Rotten in America
Writings of a Sane Man in an Insane World 

Few people were more disappointed than I was after the 2008 election to learn the people elected Barack Obama to become the 44th United Sates president.

Beyond any doubt, the United States is a nation with problems - problems leading us down the undesirable path taken by former great countries and in a direction I find very hard to accept.

My displeasure prompted me to write and post 92 blog articles during a one-year period, (now removed) expressing my disagreements with the Obama administration and our Congress.

This book is an edited compilation of those articles.

It might appear to readers that I have hatred toward President Obama. Not true but I do have an extreme dislike for his ideology.

Readers will find numerous excerpts and quotes (appearing in red letters) with links to credible sources. Please read the articles associated with these links in their entirety for an understanding of their full meaning as, admittedly, I have biases.

When following links to Wikipedia entries, readers should refer to sources noted in the associated supporting references.

Deceived and Betrayed by the Father of Transparency

In a document titled, Transparency and Open Government Memorandum for the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies, Barack Obama said his administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government. Now, after a little more than four years, he failed to produce as promised. My final thoughts on the way to my urn will be that I was on firm ground using the facetious moniker “Father of Transparency” to describe Barack Obama.

Barack Obama is the only anti-American president we, the people of the United States, have had the misfortune of putting in the Oval Office. His decisions are rooted in his desire to transform the United States of America from people of rugged individualism with an abundance of personal freedom to people dependent upon and under the control of our government. I didn’t realize the meaning of his words October 30, 2008 when he told those at a Columbia, Missouri campaign rally ". . .we are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America." 

Now, I do.

During my lifetime, going back to FDR, we have had a plethora of flawed presidents including one who resigned the office and one impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives. As flawed as many of our presidents were, none have tried to undermine the American way of life until President Obama came along.

On November 6, 2012 – a day that will prove to be one of America’s darkest days – voters of the United States of America reelected Barack Hussein Obama II, unarguably a misfit for the job and a failure for the ages, the most disruptive and least effective president ever for the well-being of the people, to his second term as our president.

I’m convinced Obama’s hope is to destroy the American way of life – values that led to the United States of America becoming a nation admired around the world – as evidenced by his efforts to increase the number of costly – costly to the 50% or so of us who pay income taxes – government growing social programs with no meaningful effort made to restore our country’s core survival components – economy, debt and employment – to acceptable levels.

The direction the United States moves today is shameful and will worsen if Obama and like-minded liberals succeed in their quest to grow, grow and grow costly government social programs.

When you complete reading this book, you will be convinced that he and his liberal ilk are succeeding.


Fading Nation in Distress
Perceptions of an Average Joe

Some people will tell you this book of my perceptions is a disrespectful attack upon President Barack Obama. Perhaps so as I make absolutely no attempt to hide my disrespect for Barack Obama’s performance – not the man but his performance - in his official capacity as a steward of our affairs. 

Disrespectful attack or not, this is a must-read book. It is my appeal to the American people to become fully engaged in deciding the future of the (still) great United States of America. Otherwise, we risk losing all that has contributed to our greatness.

As a “card-carrying” fiscal conservative, my objectives in writing this book are to (1) provide reasons why only conservative politicians will stop our country’s free fall, (2) cite media reports that show President Obama has failed the American people and has not earned a second term, (3) cite media reports that show our Washington politicians are failing the American people and (4) convince the American people that as a group we, with respect to guiding our country, have failed. 

You will read my critical thoughts and opinions about the changing land of the free and home of the brave based on my perceptions. It is my hope that what I write will inspire you to reach a good-faith voting decision November 6, 2012, a vote that will start the return of the land of the free and the home of the brave to a government that is once again one of, by and for the people – the country President Lincoln envisioned in 1863.

This book addresses issues that have been prominent in the news - issues working Americans tend to forget while occupied with home, work and other responsibilities. Bringing these matters to the forefront in one book instead of in bits and pieces from different sources as they occur over long periods provides an opportunity to revisit forgotten issues and perhaps learn about issues for the first time.

Reference to sources provided, along with further research, will help you become sufficiently informed for making the right 2012 voting decision. Except for numerous excerpts and references I consider credible and use as springboards, what you read comes from what I believe is sound thinking after nearly three-quarters of a century observing life on Earth.

The general theme of this book - a book that presents President Obama and dyed-in-the-wool liberals as a group bent on transforming the United States of America from a country of capitalism to a country of communism - is the American voter's bubbling over apathy. We the people have failed to take ownership of the direction our (still) great country travels and seem to lack an interest in doing so.

Our apathy led to sending Barack Obama - a man unknown outside Illinois and a man with a very thin resume - to the highest office in the land with nothing more to offer than a promise of fundamentally changing the way we live using the campaign slogan "Change We Can Believe In." 

You will be reminded of President Obama's shortcomings and of his wrongheaded agenda, an agenda with a foundation of wealth distribution and of giving everything to all paid by the 50% of Americans who pay an income tax.

You will learn my views of, and suggestions for, tackling ongoing issues needing attention - issues pertaining to Social Security, replacing the federal income tax with a national sales tax, awarding pay to our Members of Congress based on voter polling data, DNA at birth, jailing parents with their children, voter education, liberal media bias, sensible gun control, our justice system, the TEA movement, unethical and immoral politicians, racism, government waste, whistle-blowers and more.

My hope is that, for the good of the great United States of America, conservatives tell the fat lady to sing a song during the evening of November 6, 2012, a song telling President Obama and other liberals their destruction of our country is over.


In Your Ear
A Tale of Telephone Terror

Lew Barry, a nationally known radio talk show host, news columnist and public speaker of inherited wealth visits the powerful Baxter Perry King at King‘s request; once there, he meets retired three-star U.S. Army General Fred Sparks, renowned for having brought down a terrorist leader who was the single greatest threat to the United States.

The three engage in a serious discussion relating to advance knowledge King and Sparks have about a group that will cause the most damaging act of terror ever thrust upon the United States. Barry learns King has been hired by the U.S. government to capture the group.

King, in turn, hires Sparks, who owns and operates a terrorist survival training school. Then Barry learns what the citizens do not yet know: a terrorist group known as IYE (In Your Ear) has effectively shut down a Cleveland call center by inflicting telephone operators with tinnitus during telephone calls.

Further, intense fear exists in high places that IYE will “infect” telephone lines throughout the country, causing the citizens to shy away from telephones. Knowing such a fear will bring the wheels of commerce to a crawl, King and Sparks solicit Barry to infiltrate the group by using his radio program as a vehicle.

So Barry, a former U.S. Navy SEAL, looking for a return to the center stage of action and intrigue, accepts their offer. But soon he has second thoughts as he becomes concerned with risking the safe and comfortable lifestyle he has established for himself and his family over the years.

Barry’s hesitancy is proven to be well-founded, as his rash decision soon thrusts him into more danger than he’d ever bargained for in this thrill-a-minute action/ adventure…where nothing is ever what it seems.

Another coming in 2018
Donald Trump's First Three Years
Forward Ever Backward Never