This past Saturday I had a meet and greet event at the G2G Family Shooting range in Rosenberg, Texas. The city of Rosenberg is just west of Houston, Harris County, located in Ft. Bend County, one of the fastest growing areas in America. The event was being catered by a food truck that was serving up Philly Cheesesteaks in the parking lot. The event ran from 10am-2pm, and I got a little famished and decided to get one of those awesome-looking sandwiches.
The vendors were two black women (twins) I would say in their late 40s. They were proud of their small business and were telling me of their previous and upcoming engagements. The one sister admitted that when they were asked to service the event that she looked me up. She sat and watched some video interviews and admitted that she was intrigued, and she had been looking forward to speaking with me. And then came her outstanding inquiry, which I was pleased to hear.
She asked me tell her the difference between Republicans and Democrats.
I responded: It is simple. One seeks to enable people to be victors, while the other wants more victims.
With that response, and the look in her eyes, I could tell we struck a chord. I explained that it is all about the relationship between the individual and the government, and I used her and her sister, as an example. I tried to orient her on the fundamental principles of constitutional conservatism – faith, family, individual responsibility, quality education, free market economics, and national security. She began to see that she embraced the same principles, values.
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