GOP convention kicking off with ‘Make America Safe Again’ theme

UPI – by Andrew V. Pestano

CLEVELAND, July 18 (UPI) — “Make America Safe Again” will be Monday’s theme when the Republican National Convention begins in Cleveland where speakers including Duck Dynasty‘s Willie Robertson, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Melania Trump will take center stage.

Other speakers include U.S. House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul, R-Texas, Iowa Sen. Joni Ernst, former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, U.S. Marine Corps veteran John Tiegen, who fought in the 2012 Benghazi, Libya, attack, and actor Scott Baio.  

Speakers chosen for Monday’s addresses are expected to talk about how to keep the United States safe “from attacks on our own soil.”

“A Donald Trump administration will listen to and learn from our nation’s heroes who have put themselves in harm’s way and pursue a national security strategy and foreign policy that will strengthen our military and make America safe again,” Jeff Larson, RNC CEO, said in a Sunday statement.

Though presumptive nominee Donald Trump is not scheduled to speak on Monday, he suggested he may. On Monday, Trump said he will be in attendance to watch his wife Melania speak. The convention will run until Thursday,

Following in the Trump campaign’s “Make America Great Again” slogan — a version of a slogan first popularized by former President Ronald Reagan in the election of 1980 — Tuesday’s theme for the RNC will be “Make America Work Again,” followed by “Make America First Again” on Wednesday and “Make America One Again” on Thursday.

Other speakers to join the stage during the week include Ivanka Trump, RNC Chairman Reince Priebus, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, UFC President Dana White and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

“Veterans, political outsiders, faith leaders and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s family members will lead an unconventional lineup of speakers who have real-world experience and will make a serious case against the status quo and for an agenda that will make America great again,” Larson added.

Cleveland is hosting the RNC has generated controversy. On Sunday, the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association asked Ohio Gov. John Kasich to suspend the state’s open carry laws during the RNC following a shooting in Baton Rouge that killed three law enforcement officers and injured three others.

6 thoughts on “GOP convention kicking off with ‘Make America Safe Again’ theme


  2. “Make America Safe Again” by arresting, trying, convicting, and hanging every one mentioned in this article along with all other politicians, Media whores, and anyone found to have ill-gotten gains through outright theft or exploitation of others. Those “allowed to live” will be tied to a whipping post and number of lashes will be determined by a jury of peers.

    Open a “hunting season” for all illegals, no bag limit, $50 bucks a head bounty would still be way cheaper than what we’re spending now.

  3. I’ve got a recommendation if those a-holes want to hear a Marine speak:
    John D., U.S. Marine Fighting Tyranny.
    Bet the bassturds would (figuratively) burst into flames were they forced to hear the truth.

  4. Aww, it seems haskel lookstein, ivanka’s rabbi, backed out last minute to speak at this gathering of the minds8-)

    I guess chump didn’t want to look TOO joo-ey?

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