I served my country in the Air Force and Air Force Reserves from 1977 to 2006. I would retire from the Air Force Reserves in 2006 after an 18-month activation for Iraq and escorting one of the final C-141 Starlifters to the Boneyard. The transition from C-141 flight engineer and world travel in support of our national interest would be a horrific loss of status and an emotional trial that would last a full 5 years. In order to replace my service to the country, I would fixate on running for US Congress. My last effort would yield over 8% of the vote without one single interaction with the WAGOP.
In addition to fixation with running for Congress, the internet provided me an avenue to research my heritage. While my uncle Doug, a B-52 pilot, was dealing with the final throws of prostate cancer, he gave me a copy of the Brodhead history. It had been copied over many times and was almost unreadable. I would stow the document in the top drawer of a dresser and forget about it for 10 years. Then I would stumble across it and finally read it. I went further by engaging in an internet search of the Brodhead name.
My research would almost seem like a scene in the Matrix.
During my research, I would find that my great plus grandfather, Captain Daniel Brodhead I, would be second in command of the Nichols expedition in August of 1664. Hailing from Yorkshire, England, Brodhead would lead the troops that disembarked Man-O-Wars and took New Amsterdam, hence, we played a role in establishing WASP control of the New World. Moreover, Brodhead would be present when Stuyvesant surrendered.
110 years later in August of 1776, Daniel Brodhead III would defend George Washington’s retreat across the East River after a devastating defeat at the Battle of Long Island. He would be on the last boats with Washington. He would then tend the fires on the Manhattan side in order to fool the Britsih forces into thinking that Washington’s forces remained encamped on the west side of the East river, as they marched for Fort Washington on the north-west side of Manhattan. Daniel Brodhead III would also accompany Washington’s ragtag army as it escaped to the Deleware River. Thomas Payne coined it “a time that tried men’s souls” in his book the American crisis. Today, because of Jay Inslee, we are in a “Washington State crisis” of taxation and an unadulterated Democratic Socialist march to a stifling bureaucratic wealth redistribution state. Jay Inslee thinks we live in Norway. He is the most job-killing governor in Washington’s history.
In September 2001, I would fly a 911 support mission to New Jersey and be on one of the only aircraft in the skies across America. We would fly from sea to shining sea along the path of the Transcontinental Railroad. The trip of 5 hours in our C-141C Starlifter used to take months by oxen and cart. The C-141C aircrew would see the smoke from the collapsed Twin towers from 100 miles away and 35,000 feet. The approximate locations of the Deleware River, Trenton, Princeton, and Valley Forge.
All three of the events in Manhattan were within blocks of each other and spaced by a time span of 350 years.
During the Mexican America war, Thorton Fleming Brodhead would serve under his cousin General Franklin Pierce. He would also serve with the Washington Territory’s first governor Isaac Stevens. Both would die on September 1st 1862 while fighting for emancipation.
Senator Richard H. Brodhead would vote in favor of Stevens for the Washington Territory governorship. He would also have his name on the Washington Territory legislation and copious military roads that crisscrossed Washingtonia. In addition, he would author legislation that created the Transcontinental Railroad along with establishing the mail service to the Puget Sound.
Brodheads established English speaking rule in the New World, fought for Independence, fought for Guadalupe Hidalgo, fought for emancipation, and facilitated the populating of our “Manifest Destiny.” Other noteworthy events were the Fremont Carson expeditions, The Gadsden Purchase, The Oregon Territory, The Utah Territory, The Nebraska Territory, The Kansas Nebraska Act, The Wilmot Proviso, The Annexation of Texas and the list goes on and on. Many of the first government buildings in The Washington territory were funded by legislation voted on by Brodheads to include Fort Steilacoom. We also voted to fund the Capitol building etension that created the West Wing, the East Wing, The Capitol building dome, and the Congressional Library. We then authored the bill that purchased the Jefferson manuscripts.
Brodheads served with every face on our currency in battle or on the House and Senate floor. We served with George Washington through 8 years of the American Revolution. We served with Abraham Lincoln in the House from 1847 to 1849. We served with Alexander Hamilton at Valley Forge. We served with Andrew Jackson on the battlefield and in the House. We were personal friends with Benjamin Franklin and served with him during the 1st Continental Congress. Meanwhile, Jay Inslee, the liberal thief is stealing our money with far-fetched plans that will do absolutely nothing for our economy or environment.
Going further within the Matrix, the roads that my shop and the bulk of my real estate assets set on were funded initially as a military road and voted on by Brodheads. The legislation was voted on by a great uncle Senator Richard H. Brodhead.
Meanwhile, the Democratic Socialists of Washington State are running amock. They are raising property taxes and holding peoples homes hostage. Soon, very soon, it will take almost half of a senior’s SS check to pay property taxes and insurance each month. Jay Inslee is not done there. He wants to add an energy tax to our senior’s utility costs and gasoline consumption costs after driving up car tabs as well. Jay Inslee wants all senior social security checks to go to his inept special interest taxation schemes. The Democratic Socialists under Jay Inslee are raising taxes and chaining our senior’s to his foolish and bizarre spending habits like no other time in Washington State’s history. Out of 3500 US counties, Pierce County is on its way to being ranked 50 in property taxes. The liberal socialist are running big business out of the Northwest, killing job creation and taxing the citizenry to death.
It is sad that Susan Hutchison was fixated on identity politics candidates. Her political efforts from “Vote for Pedro” to identity politics candidates at the State level were pathetic. Of course, she then jumps off the vote for Pedro amnesty shill to Donald Trump’s position on strong immigration laws. This suggests that her political strategies changed like the wind.
Susan Hutchison’s inept political strategies have resulted in the elimination of checks and balances and an unbalanced Washington State legislative construct. As a result, the Washington State taxpayers are being taxed to death from property taxes to a sky is falling energy tax and a multi-generational ST3 taxation scheme from hell.
While you might have found “Brodhead for Congress” as obtuse, and unworthy, your candidate selections were absolute shit.
Jay Inslee and his Democratic Socialist entourage are destroying the Northwest and everything the Brodhead family has worked for. They are giving away the sweet promised land in exchange for overzealous bureaucracy and stagnating taxation. Brodheads passed epic legislation that spanned a continent and facilitated the growth of Washington State. Jay Inslee is a socialist thief that is turning Washington State into California and New York.
But then again, you boobs are simply too stupid to see the value of my candidacy. While my name has extreme game, you folks are parading over the demise of the Washington State Dream. Ya haven’t got a worthy strategy to regain any sort of momentum and rely on extremely average symbolism.
Sorry if I am just an enlisted man that made his millions from pennies by himself. Sorry if I understand world affairs, our military, and how to create jobs. You should go back to elevating artsy fartsy identity politic bullshit candidates and their impotent symbolism. Tell us how a 20 year old is a job creator….
Brodheads help make this country great. Jay Inslee is flushing the Northwest promise into a bureaucratic shithole of taxation and decadence.
Brodheads helped tame The West with the blood of immigrants with the lust for freedom, a family, and a piece of land. Folks who work hard to live the American Dream.
Inlsee is one of those no-account swindlers who only take from the hard-working citizenry.
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