Sunday, July 29, 2012

Impure Evil

While reading the news about the Colorado Theater Shootings, I came across one headline: “Pure Evil”.  I got to thinking about that phrase.  On the surface, it’s clearly an oxymoron.  There’s nothing pure about evil and nothing evil about purity.  However, juxtaposed in a word phrase, it adds extra depth to the meaning and the reader gets the author’s point. 

During World War II, the Americans and the Allied Forces had a clear understanding that the Nazis were psychopathic maniacs that would stop at nothing to conquer the entire world.  They had to be stopped at all costs.  Recognizing the “purity of this evil” helped strengthen our resolve and backbone for the long, demanding war.  I think today in America, we’ve “evolved” (as President Obama would say) on the subject of evil.  Today, we actually have, for lack of a better phrase “impure evil”—or better stated, it’s such a bland shade of grey that we can scant recognize it anymore.  The problem is, if you can’t recognize it, you can’t call it out.  It is masquerading now under the guise of “compassion” or “good”.  May I put forth a hypothesis?  This is actually the worst and most sinister kind of evil.  It’s a “dishonest” evil. Not only is it still extremely destructive, but it allows the perpetrators to enjoy the added benefit of actually feeling good about themselves while they commit and encourage evil behavior. It elicits and often engages assistance from otherwise “good” but clueless people.  Thus the phrase “useful idiots” comes to mind.  One must be paying close attention to sniff it out. The best way to steer clear of it is to stick with tried and true guidelines or “moral compasses”.   

I was talking to a lawyer recently about the sorry state of some clients that seek his counsel.  After pouring out their legal problems and tales of woe (messy divorces, criminal charges, injuries, legal problems, etc), they ask him why his life seems to be going so smoothly.  He simply stated, “I stay on script”.  What he meant was that he follows Biblical principles or scripture in his business and personal life.  So simple—just follow the script. 

 We need to apply this logic both personally and nationally. 

As a Judeo-Christian nation, our “script” is the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
As a nation, our “script” is the Constitution.  Few people read or understand either of these two extremely important foundational writings.  I encourage you to pick up your Bible and start reading it TODAY.  Also, re-read the The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution--especially The Bill of Rights (the first 10 amendments to the Constitution).

Any attempt to deviate from these two rock solid foundations will put us in jeopardy both as individuals and as a culture. 

In a fascinating, and perhaps not coincidental analogy, there are 10 Amendments to the Constitution in The Bill of Rights, just as there are 10 commandments in the Bible. All ten are being brutally assailed today by the current administration in the name of “doing the right thing”.  In a recent speech, President Obama stated the phrase “it’s the right thing to do” EIGHTEEN TIMES.  Perhaps he believes if he says this enough, uneducated people will continue to be persuaded.  However, our fundamental American rights are being stripped away by governmental infringement in the name of “good” and “right”.  By who’s measure marker?  Like the frog placed in the pot of cool water, we are slowly being boiled alive.  We won’t know the pot is dangerous until it’s too late and our “goose is cooked”—literally.  Here are just a few disturbing examples:

1)      The 1st Amendment to the Constitution and the 1st of the 10 clauses listed in the Bill of Rights is commonly referred to as the “Freedom of Religion” clause.  The recent White House HHS Mandate officially forces people of religious conscience to provide life-killing abortifacients or face steep penalties.  To people of faith, this is no different than requiring, like the Nazis, that we place other people in the oven.  The penalties in the ObamaTax Health Care plan are so extensive, that there is still no clear consensus on just how much these punitive damages will ultimately be.  Some early estimates claim they can be as high as $100 PER DAY, PER EMPLOYEE.  That’s $36,500 for each employee, sure to break the backs of every religious organization or business in the country.  Still want to claim this is not a threat to religious freedom?  Seriously? 
2)      The 2nd Amendment to the Constitution is the “Right to Bear Arms”.  With the recent Colorado shootings, it sounds completely “reasonable” and “right” to limit this freedom.  This fundamental American right is about to be decimated by the UN ATT Treaty in the name of the “good” which is supposedly public safety.  Don’t you find it ironic that the first thing we do when we are in serious physically threatening danger is call 911?  We instinctively call someone with a gun to protect us.  What happens if the people with the guns are those oppressing us?  Pick up a history book and read any chapter since the recorded dawn of mankind.  Then come back and tell me how this will never happen here—you’re fooling yourself.  Unfortunately, history has shown us that the first way to tyrannize and oppress people is to disarm them.  One of Hitler’s earliest menacing acts was to remove guns from the Jewish populace.  However horrible and repulsive the massacre in Colorado was, it is still not a justification to give tyrannical control to any government.  If someone is bent on doing evil, they will do it with whatever means they get their hands on: a plane, a car, gasoline, etc. Banning guns only assures that law-abiding citizens will not have them.  They will still be easily accessible on the black market, just like drugs, for all lawless people.  Crazy gunmen kill dozens but tyrannical governments kill millions.
3)      The 3rd Amendment to the Constitution bans the government’s rights to station troops in your home.  This can never happen right?  However, there are two UN treaties being considered before a Senate committee right now known as CROC and CRPD.  They are both too detailed to enumerate in this blog, but please go onto the Internet and read them in their entirety.  If put into effect, government will have control over your children (both well and disabled).  How else will they enforce TAKING CONTROL OVER YOUR CHILD unless they utilize brute force?  Do you anticipate that you will simply hand your child over when they knock on your door?  Do you think other Americans will do this with no resistance?  Thus…all means of resistance will have to be removed first (see #2).  Then, you and the rest of your family, can be herded around like sheep to the slaughter—reminiscent of the Jewish concentration camp round ups. 
4)      The 4th Amendment to the Constitution bans illegal searches and seizures.  This is best described by simply showing you an actual news article by USA Today:


 ~By Leslie Cauley, USA TODAY
The National Security Agency has been secretly collecting the phone call records of tens of millions of Americans, using data provided by AT&T, Verizon and BellSouth, people with direct knowledge of the arrangement told USA TODAY.
The NSA program reaches into homes and businesses across the nation by amassing information about the calls of ordinary Americans — most of whom aren't suspected of any crime. This program does not involve the NSA listening to or recording conversations. But the spy agency is using the data to analyze calling patterns in an effort to detect terrorist activity, sources said in separate interviews.

Folks, this is more like the USSR before the collapse of The “Evil Empire” than of a free republic.  How are we standing for this?  Oh…I know.  We had one terrorist attack and let the government step in to “protect us”.  Unfortunately, these “protections” in the hands of a new administration, will more likely be our undoing.  Basically, we gave the hen-house key to the fox.  

5)      The 5th Amendment to the Constitution, has many components but one of them is the Government’s Right of Eminent Domain.  Quickly stated, the government has the right, in only very special cases, to purchase privately owned property for the general public good.  If your property happens to fall in the perfect place for the new super highway, the government can step in, evaluate the worth of your property and buy you out.  Sounds good right?  This is very necessary at various times.  No real objection here except now, under the current administration, it is on the verge of being abused.  Two of the most liberal and “progressive” locations in the country, Chicago and California, are attempting to exercise the right of Eminent Domain to take over properties from banks that have been foreclosed.  This was never the concept our founding fathers had for Eminent Domain.  The government is not supposed to swoop down like a hawk and take off with the juiciest real estate it can get it hands on in some sort of twisted version of “the public good”.  They are not Robin Hood.  Let’s call this what it really is—plain old ugly government seizure of private properties.  Yes…we can find loads of examples of this in history.  Especially in Communist, Marxist takeovers.  This is about as UN-AMERICAN as it gets PEOPLE!  This is no different then the Communists promising to take from the haves and give to the have nots in some utopian socialistic society.  We have history books to check out how BADLY these ideologies have panned out in the past.  This is exactly why our Founding Fathers would be turning over in their graves right now over this one.  It is VERY reminiscent of the rights of KINGS in a monarchy instead of a republic—the very thing we fought and died to relieve us of in 1776!
6)      In the 6th Amendment to the Constitution, Americans have a right to a Trial by Jury.  It doesn’t matter how horrific the crime was—this is one of our American Rights.  Recently, President Obama, with one of his infamous Drone strikes, just blew away Americans who happened to be near other Islamic Terrorists.  While obviously, I am no fan of people who associate with Islamic Terrorists, I still am very concerned with the PRECEDENT that was set here.  Basically, if the President believes you or a family member proposes a threat to the National Security, they can blow you away at whim.  No trial, no jury, just one of Obama’s Famous Executive Orders, or should I say “Execution Orders’.  Doesn’t affect you right now you say?  Just add a pinch of social unrest, another terrorist attack maybe, and you may find yourself on a list of “undesirables”.  Now we don’t have to waste all that money getting you a proper trial to hear all the circumstances.  Obama just keeps a list in his top desk drawer of who he needs to exterminate.  Sounds very Democratic and American, don’t you think?


Well, in the interest of time, I will just give you these examples.  There are MANY more disturbing developments in the news.  These examples are all READILY AVAILABLE in the press and Internet for you to research.  DO YOU BOTHER TO TAKE THE TIME?—or is your head still stuck in FaceBook?

My prayer is that America is still able to differentiate between choosing the “true good” over the “impure evil”.  Otherwise, like the horrified movie goers in Colorado, we may suddenly find ourselves to be sitting ducks at the mercy of a madman. 


All Scripture is inspired by God and is useful to teach us what is true and to make us realize what is wrong in our lives. It corrects us when we are wrong and teaches us to do what is right.
~2 Timothy 3:16

“Human rights can only be assured among a virtuous people. The general government . . . can never be in danger of degenerating into a monarchy, an oligarchy, an aristocracy, or any despotic or oppressive form so long as there is any virtue in the body of the people."~George Washington


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Friday, July 20, 2012

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

Ahhhhh…The lazy, hazy days of Summer.  Americans…we surely do love our pastimes.  Summer evokes pleasant memories of vacations, leisure, BBQ’s, reading a book on the beach and long snoozes in a hammock--Or, perhaps watching the All-American game of baseball.  It’s a time when we really relax and let our guard down.   

My husband likes to tease me that my tombstone will probably read “Do Something!”  I am one of those “Type-A” persons that cannot stand passivity or inactivity.  Both my parents are super energetic so I guess I inherited the hyperactivity gene times two.

While I enjoy a relaxing vacation just like the next person, I am frustrated by the apathy and inactivity pandemic nowadays.  When I look at modern day Americans, it’s difficult to envision how our forefathers conquered the West or successfully prevailed under the severe challenges of previous generations, which included two World Wars.  I’m not sure an American these days can even make it through a week without their Starbucks (me included!).  Sometimes, I feel like yelling WAKE UP with a megaphone to the somnambulistic public shuffling around in a dazed and glazed techno-stupor.    

So, what’s the big deal?  The new American battle cry is “Whatever”--Yet, this is a very careless and dangerous philosophy.  The majority of Americans do not closely follow politics, major global conflicts, or radical social changes with slightly more than a disinterested glance.  However, we definitely will know who won the World Series or American Idol.  We even know what our third cousin Carol is doing, thanks to FaceBook.  I honestly believe our American comforts have actually become somewhat of a curse to us.  We no longer have to worry about food, shelter, water or any or the challenges that plagued previous Americans.  We have so many “safety nets” that we have become flaccid, lazy and lethargic in more ways than just physically.  Perhaps our current American obesity problem is just a physical manifestation of what is already in our national souls—selfish consumption of everything in massive quantities regardless of the personal and cultural damage.

Why is this?  Are we blissfully ignorant? Are we slothful or just complacent?  Or do we just have an unrealistic confidence in our government to somehow muddle through and eventually do the right thing?  Don’t we have the ability to study history and see how badly this type of apathy has turned out before?  I’m not sure I have an answer to these questions—but one thing is for sure:

  This Summer Americans are about to get blindsided by a curveball.

There are several completely disturbing, sovereignty-destroying UN Treaties that the Senate Foreign Relations Committee is considering over the summer. The Chairman of this committee is the ultra-liberal John Kerry who has vowed to get them out on the Senate floor for voting very soon. They are:

·                     The United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOST Treaty)
·                     The United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT Treaty)
·                     The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CROC Treaty)
·                     The UN Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD)

Shockingly, the Senate is now possibly on the verge of ratifying the United Nations “LOST” Treaty which stands for “Law of the Sea Treaty”.  This treaty basically hands over 70% of global waterways to UN control. It replaces our current U.S. Philosophy which has historically been a “Freedom of the Seas” concept.  It also brings our national claim of waterways ownership down from 200 nautical miles off our coastline to just 12 nautical miles from our coastline.
 
(Blogger Footnote:  Does ANYONE out there find the acronym L.O.S.T for this treaty the slightest bit disturbing????).

Now, doesn’t that sound INCREDIBLY ALARMING for the U.S. to give up sovereign control over that much of our coastal areas?  Yeah, yeah…wake me up when this boring Political Science lesson is over. 

Let me make this very simple for you.  The way it works in our country—for those of us who are too busy checking FaceBook and watching Snookie—is first the President negotiates the Treaty.  Then it has to be ratified by 2/3rd’s of the Senate.  The House of Representatives is not involved in the process of ratifying treaties.  Simply the President, then the Senate are involved—both controlled right now by the “oh so awake” Democrats.

Hmmmm….this treaty from the UN has been around since 1982.  Why didn’t Reagan approve this treaty? President Reagan wisely said:  

"no national interest of ours could justify handing sovereign control of two-thirds of the Earth's surface over to the Third World."


However, fast forward to 2010--President Obama has agreed to the Treaty and, by one of his now infamous “Executive Orders”, imposed his own personal will upon our land once again:

Thirty states will be encroached upon by Obama's Executive Order establishing the National Ocean Council for control over America's oceans, coastlines and the Great Lakes. Under this new council, states' coastal jurisdictions will be subject to the United Nations' Law Of Sea Treaty (LOST) in this UN Agenda 21 program. America's oceans and coastlines will be broken into 9 regions that include the North East, Mid-Atlantic, South Atlantic, the Gulf Coast, West Coast, the Great Lakes, Alaska, the Pacific Islands (including Hawaii) and the Caribbean....


This was such a snoozer in the news, I bet you never even heard of it.  You may take notice of it again soon once the Democratic Senate ratifies the treaty (which it is on the verge of possibly doing any day now). 

In Dick Morris’ new bestseller “Screwed!” he states:

LOST requires that the United States pay an international body half of its royalties from offshore drilling. The body would then distribute the funds as it sees fit to whichever nations it chooses. The United States would only have one vote out of 160 regarding where the money goes. LOST will also oblige us to hand over our offshore drilling technology to any nation that wants it … for free.

Doesn’t it make you oh-so-comfortable to know our enemies can be just 12 nautical miles off of our coastline and enjoy International UN support?  That they also get to keep the profits from our natural resources?  Do you, like me, live in a coastal State?  Hello...are you still asleep?   

The next up at bat is the The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT).  The ATT Treaty restricts small gun sales and is considered by many as a “back door” attempt to decimate our 2nd Amendment Constitutional right to bear arms.  As for this Treaty, President Obama openly promised his left-wing supporters that he was working on controlling guns “under the radar” in 2011.  This was public information, duly quoted in our American free press, yet no one cared to investigate what he may have meant. One big YAAAWWWNNN….  Too many guns in America anyway…”Whatever”. 

Last, but definitely not least we have: The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (commonly abbreviated as CROC) and the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (abbreviated CRPD).    

Can anyone tell me what’s up with these horrifying acronyms???  Yes…CROC, that’s right as in “What a CROC!”  Let me offer my own acronym definition on the CRPD Treaty—CREEPED—as in we are totally CREEPED out by these treaties!  I don’t know if this is some sort of a private joke between the U.N. and Obama, but we GET THE JOKE.  The joke is on us.  These two treaties elevate governmental rights over your parental rights. If the government feels that you are not doing what is in the best interests of your child, they can step in and do it for you. Spanking is specifically mentioned as prohibited.  Homeschooling is mentioned in the CREEPY treaty as up to the review of the government, depending on the needs of your child.  These treaties are way too lengthy for me to get into every detail, but I urge you to go on the Internet NOW and read them.  I promise you will be upset and disturbed.  You need to contact your Senator NOW, NOW, NOW!  Adolf Hitler said—“He alone who owns the youth, gains the future.” Did someone just say Adolf Hitler?  I must be having a bad nightmare or something.       

STRIKE ONE:  So now this President has successfully attacked our 1st Amendment rights.  Our Freedom of Religion has literally been assaulted with the ObamaTax HHS mandate enforcing that Americans provide abortifacients to their employees.  Since ObamaTax has been upheld by the highest court of our land, this WILL be fully implemented in January 2014 unless we take a new direction in November or a different lawsuit challenge prevails.  To me, this is the moral equivalent of being required by the Nazi government to place people in the oven.  Obama has given those of us with more “tender consciences” a slight “accommodation”.  It is so nuanced, I still don’t understand it.  I think he means, we won’t actually have to turn on the gas—this will still be the government’s job.  Phew…for a minute there, I thought he was actually forcing us to commit murder!  Glad we got that straightened out.  Going back to sleep now.       

STRIKE TWO:  Now the current administration has moved on to our 2nd Amendment rights—restricting sales of small guns and bowing down to a global entity that could care less about your American birthright or freedoms.  Our parental rights and our rights to defend ourselves are being stripped out from under us in front of our very eyes.  Are we starting to wake up yet?

OK, OK—so what’s a few Constitutional Rights amongst friends, right?  Hmmmm…Just for fun I wonder what the 3rd Amendment to the Constitution is?  Brace yourself.  And, here’s the wind-up, here’s the pitch: (from Wikipedia):

At the 1788 Virginia Ratifying Convention, when debating the ratification of the new United States Constitution, Patrick Henry stated, "One of our first complaints, under the former government, was the quartering of troops among us. This was one of the principal reasons for dissolving the connection with Great Britain. Here we may have troops in time of peace. They may be billeted in any manner — to tyrannize, oppress, and crush us."

The 3rd Amendment to the Constitution is an integral portion of our “Bill of Rights”—restricting oppressive and tyrannical control of the American people by prohibiting a police arm of the government from setting up quarters on your front lawn.  It is closely aligned with the 4th Amendment which prohibits illegal searches and seizures.  Both of these Amendments protect Americans IN THE SANCTITY OF THEIR HOMES.   

Now seriously, you might ask…just exactly what am I saying?  Do I think that our 3rd and 4th Constitutional rights are next?  At this point you may be thinking I’ve been reading one too many summer-time fiction novels.  Well…Let me enlighten you.  We are only ONE major terrorist attack away from this actuality.  JUST ONE.  That’s all it will take for justification of a police state.  President Obama recently closed four more border stations right on the heels of relaxing our immigration enforcement laws.  Undercover CIA agents state that terrorists “come and go” with frightening regularity in our open American society.  WHEN, not IF, the next major terrorist attack occurs, Americans will give up their God-ordained and Constitutionally enshrined rights for a bowl of martial order porridge. Are you fully awake yet?    

Or will Americans finally WAKE UP when there is a gun pointed at our heads and the militia forcibly removes the Starbucks cup from our cold, dead hands?—right as we snooze on our living room couches.  Unlike the loss of Religious Freedoms, loss of our Constitutional gun rights and stripping of our Parental rights—THIS may actually cause some outrage!  Don’t you DARE touch our American comforts! 

STRIKE THREE…..

The “Supreme Umpire” makes the All-American call:

YOU”RE OUT!

We are rudely jerked awake out of our pleasant summertime revelries. 
YAAAWWNN!  Oh well, there’s always next year, right? 

Unfortunately, by then it will be already be “Winter in America”.    


A little sleep, a little slumber,
a little folding of the hands to rest —
and poverty will come on you like a thief
and scarcity like an armed man.

~Proverbs 24:33-34


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Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Girls Just Wanna Have Fun



In the Declaration of Independence, there is the well known phrase “We hold these truths to be self- evident”.  Apparently there are some things in life that are so blatantly obvious to every thinking person, that there should be no necessity in having to explain it.  Unfortunately, in today’s debased culture of “truth relativism”, this no longer holds true.  People are accepting the most extreme, outlandish garbage pushed on them by TV, movies and books as somehow “normal”.  Practices that would have been unthinkable just a few years ago are becoming normalized by a large portion of our population.  Recently, President Obama called the Hollywood Elites “the final arbiter” for the American people.  It’s beginning to take on very creepy undertones.    

Once again, I had a big eye-opener during a church service I attended recently.  Apparently, the Pastor felt it was necessary to get up and admonish the parishioners to NOT, I REPEAT, NOT read the sadomasochistic porn bestseller “50 Shades of Grey”.  This continued to plague my mind for the rest of the evening.  There are some things that should simply be “self-evident”.  If we have one iota of modesty, love for God, respect for women or just plain old common sense (not so common anymore), we would not purchase or read this book.  Remember, this was not said in a secular setting—this was stated to a Southern Baptist congregation of Bible believing Christians.  I don’t need to say to my kids:  “Hey kids---see that cesspool over there?  Please don’t go swimming in it.  And whatever you do, for GOODNESS SAKES don’t drink it.”  My kids would turn around to me and say something profound like:

Well…..DUH!

The frustrated Pastor seemed very aggrieved in his spirit to realize that it was actually necessary to state the obvious.  Apparently, this truth was no longer “self-evident”. (See previous blog: “The Great American Apostasy”).    

In this bestseller series, which amazingly occupies the #1, #2 and #3 spots for Fiction on the New York Times BestSeller list, the overall theme is a perverse story of two main characters who engage in BDSM, a new acronym all of us now need to learn along with LGBT.  For the “uninitiated” (pardon the pun), let me tell you what this stands for:  Bondage, Discipline, Sadism, and Masochism.  The series, which has affectionately been dubbed “mommy porn” by the adoring media, depicts a woman who gets into a dark sado-masochistic relationship with a man who enjoys this shadowy secret life.  Female submission is the overriding theme.  In a not-so-subtle slap in the face to Christ-loving people across the world, the title characters first name is “Christian”.  I guess the author wanted to somehow debase Christians along with all women as a group also.  

In a previous blog (“A New Foundation”: June 30th ) I wrote:

“Pornography has exploded and we are now told that the womanly ideal is to be immodestly dressed, scandalously naked or a 90 pound skeleton. Let’s face it:  modern day woman is now stripped down, naked and skeletal.  I envision someone in a death camp”.

Apparently, this level of debasement is not quite enough for us.  Now American women wish to openly and literally embrace BONDAGE and CHAINS. I hope the symbolism in this new trend is not lost on you!

I don’t know what it will take for us to get a WAKE UP call, but maybe a few HORRIFIC statistics will enlighten us:

Rape:  Not only is rape on the rise, but it has gotten more sinister and deeply embedded in our culture.  The latest horrific rise of rape has been on infants.  Yes, INFANTS.  This detestable trend has police officers even at a loss for words.  Infants as young as a few months old are being assaulted by this rising perversion.  The second disturbing increase is found in our MILITARY.  Reports have come back that the problem is so prevalent that women soldiers can no longer use the latrines without an escort.  There is now an actual “Rape Task Force” in the military just to address this growing problem.

Domestic Abuse:  You may have heard the recent alarming story of the 9 month pregnant women whose boyfriend kidnapped her, shot her, set her on fire and left her for dead.  Somehow she escaped but the imagery is just too much for some to bear.  By all measurable levels (shelters overflowing, police reports, high-profile Hollywood beatings) Domestic Abuse is skyrocketing in America. 

Sex Trafficking:  The Washington Times and the FBI report that Child Sex Trafficking (the majority of which are young girls aged 12-14 years old) has reached EPIDEMIC proportions.  The most recent estimate is that in the UNITED STATES there are as many as 300,000 children and women being held against their will and pimped out as “sex slaves”.  Can you imagine a more horrible existence?  Now Sex bondage is glamorized in our best-selling literature????? 

Abandonment:  Studies show that in some minority communities the out of wedlock births is now at an eye-popping SEVENTY TWO PERCENT.  Sociologists across all political lines agree that “Fatherless-ness” is the root of most of our cultural problems.  It has been identified as one of the prime reasons for the explosion of incredible violence we see in the Chicago-land area (the highest murder rate in the U.S.)

Gender-Selection Abortion:  This is on the rise WORLD WIDE including the United States.  Ratios of Boy to Girl births is dropping precipitously in most countries that have easy access to abortions.  If abortion is about our “rights” and “freedoms”, why are GIRL babies the ones being aborted?  Why are women marching in the street for the rights to annihilate OURSELVES?  I simply cannot grasp this type of thinking.  It must be the same type of thinking that goes into WOMEN being the largest purchasers of a book that puts us into BONDAGE.  The correlation is truly frightening.      

Is it no wonder that Volume II of this series is called “Fifty Shades Darker”.  How much darker can this get?—I shudder to think of it. What do we need to get our attention—someone to hit us over the head with a hammer?  Well…maybe that’s what we women REALLY want, right? (wink, wink).

In the 1980’s, Cyndi Lauper came out with a lively “women’s anthem” song
“Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”.  It was supposed to be some sort of “joie de vivre” freedom lyrics for women to just let loose.  Live it up…

So Ladies… with the explosion of violent degradation against American women and our children through rape, domestic abuse, sex trafficking, abandonment and gendercide….I just have one question for us….

Are we having fun yet?
  

And I will put enmity between you and the woman, and between your offspring and hers; he will crush your head, and you will strike his heel."~Genesis 3:15

Sunday, July 15, 2012

"Happy?" Anniversary America


It’s mid-July and you are probably thinking I’m a “day late and a dollar short”.  No…I’m not talking about Independence Day--this is a different kind of American milestone.  The United States has a few upcoming anniversary dates that all Americans should have firmly implanted in their minds.

June 25, 1962:  This was the day that prayer was removed from our public schools in the Supreme Court decision “Engel v. Vitale”.  Does anyone remember what this actual prayer was?  I must confess, as I was only 2 years old at the time, that I did not recall it when I was doing the research for this article.  Here’s the “offending” prayer:

"Almighty God, we acknowledge our dependence upon Thee, and we beg Thy blessings upon us, our parents, our teachers and our Country."

Wow!—seems kind of tame in retrospect doesn’t it?  Was this the little prayer that drove progressives insane and caused all the brouhaha?  Seriously?  It all seems so quaint and harmless through the perspective lens of 50 years.  Apparently, this simple and innocent prayer was just too much to tolerate for some people.  No big deal…the court simply tossed out ALL prayer in the name of religious “freedom”. 

Interesting Historical Trivia:  This case was argued before the Supreme Court on 4/3/62. One of the judges, Progressive Justice Felix Frankfurter, suffered a cerebral hemorrhage on 4/5/62 just two days later.  Justice Frankfurter was instrumental in founding the American Civil Liberties Union (better known as the ACLU).  He never did get to rule in this case but he would have obviously agreed with banning prayer.  Maybe the dysfuctional reasoning used to disallow prayer was enough to cause one man’s brain to explode…. As my kids state:… “Just sayin’”...  There is some very rich symbolism here—strange, but true.  However, let’s stay on track and just state the facts:    

June 17, 1963:  On this day, The Supreme Court removed Bible reading from public schools in the “Abington School District v. Schempp” decision.  The court deemed that school sponsored Bible reading was now unconstitutional.  The plaintiff in the case (Ellory Schempp later joined by the infamous Madalyn O’Hair) stated that his children were being adversely affected because they had to:

“hear and sometimes read portions of the Bible as part of their public school education.”

Whoa!…that’s completely intolerable, right?  Imagine making our children read an ancient historical text like the Bible in order to receive a full, well-rounded education.  Of course this Book has no significance or place in an American education.  It’s not like it is the foundational belief that our Constitution is based on, right?    

Why would we need to have any familiarity with the Bible for goodness sakes?  

Thankfully NOW our schools are totally free of this seditious indoctrination! 

However, nature abhors a vacuum.  The vacuum created by removing the Bible reading and prayer from our schools has now been filled with a different type of indoctrination instead.  Here are just a few, tiny examples of what is currently being taught by mandate of law in our public schools (starting in ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS) instead of that “scary Bible teaching”:

Laws already signed into effect now require that public schools positively promote LGBT behavior and sexuality to children as young as 6 years old.  These teachings include “cross-dressing”, “sex-change” operations, “same-sex marriages” and bisexuality.

Laws already signed into effect do NOT require that the public schools notify the parents when they will be teaching these classes, NOR will they be able to exempt their children from this core curriculum

 (hmmmm….is this MANDATORY?)—you know how we Americans HATE that word.

Laws already signed into effect allow school staff to remove children, aged 12 and up, off school grounds for the purpose of “counseling sessions” without parental involvement or permission.  This is for the purpose of assisting children who are “sexually confused” and encouraging them to embrace their sexuality, whatever it may be. 

Laws signed into effect prohibit free speech if it is deemed “hate”, “intolerance” or “discrimination” against peacefully speaking or writing against any type of un-Biblical sexual behavior.  This means that students, teachers and parents who speak about their Biblical values could face criminal penalties. 

Laws signed into effect that teach our children that all sexual behavior is “safe” as long as you use a condom.

Laws signed into effect that MANDATE (there’s that nasty word again) that our children learn sex education from the school.  In this MANDATED education, they will learn from the public school system curriculum that includes lessons on how to use a condom and what the appropriate age is for sexual activity

Whew!  so glad we got that subversive Bible teaching out of there just in time!
HELLO???….PEOPLE….Have we gone stark raving NUTS in this country?  It is NOT OK to read the Bible but it IS OK for the State to tell your child HOW and WHEN to have sex?????  PS:  What if this violates YOUR beliefs as a parent?  Oh….”too bad, so sad” (as my kids would say).  You no longer have a say—unfortunately, YOU (your parental rights) went out the window with the Bible—too bad, so sad.  
But wait....do I hear the sound of PRAYING again?

 Here’s another ACTUAL HEADLINE from a major newspaper:

Reading of the Koran Islam Studies Required in California District

And the corresponding sub-title:

"Course has 7th-graders memorizing the Koran verses and praying to Allah."



Now how did that nasty “praying” work itself back into our school system again?  Oh yes…this kind of praying to “Allah” is now acceptable in our public school system but not to the God of the Old and New Testament.

Is your brain exploding yet?

Lastly, is it no small coincidence that our children are also being taught to hate America?  The prevalent doctrine of “American Imperialism” now teaches our children that America is bad, bad, very bad. 

Yes, yes…I am finally seeing the light.  I can see the “big improvement” that has been made here.  No wonder Atheists are now called “The Brights”. 

Let’s check some objective statistics for those of you who still may be unconvinced.  Let’s see how we have “improved” since 1962 in terms of education:

How do we rank in the world in terms of education?

Headline in USA Today from 12/7/2010:

In ranking, U.S. students trail global leaders




“Out of 34 countries, the U.S. ranked 14th in reading, 17th in science and 25th in math.

….far behind the highest-scoring countries, including South Korea, Finland and Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai in China and Canada.”

How about our literacy rate?

“In 2011 the United State ranked TWENTY-THREE against the nations of the world in our literacy rate BEHIND such countries as: Cuba, Barbados, Kazakhstan and Tonga”

What the huh?  Just where exactly is Tonga anyway?

How about our U.S. drop-out rate?

Here’s another Headline from CNN:

'High school dropout crisis' continues in U.S., study says

The article went on to state “As many as 50% of students are dropping out in some major cities across the U.S.”

How about the Teachers? How are they doing?

And the Headline states:

Student-Teacher Violence Reaches EPIDEMIC proportions 

So…since we ditched prayer and Bible readings, are U.S. parents, teachers, and country still being “Blessed” like that sweet little prayer from 1962?

Seriously, by all objective measures the answer is a big, fat resounding

EPIC FAIL



Now...shudders…we are approaching the 40 year anniversary of the 1973 legalized abortion decision: Roe v. Wade

The number 40 in the Bible has deep significance.  It signifies “testing” and “wandering in the wilderness”.  Noah was in the ark for 40 days and 40 nights.  The children of Israel wandered in the desert for 40 years. Jesus was tempted for 40 days.  This is a VERY momentous anniversary.  It literally means we are on the crux of something MAJOR.  Like Jesus, will we pass with flying colors through the temptations?  Or will we be destroyed in the “flood” of human destruction? Will we be banned from entering the Promised Land? 

The United States has now reached the astronomical figure of 56 million abortions and this number is rapidly approaching 60 million.  AMERICA will soon be guilty of 10 TIMES the number of deaths as those attributed to The Holocaust.  Let’s look at history:  Those that do not study history are doomed to repeat it.  Germany was judged very harshly after its genocidal sins in World War II.  The German cities were CRUSHED into rubble by bombs, their country was DIVIDED and split up as spoils to other nations and they are STILL to this VERY DAY paying off World War II reparations.  This is all easy info to find on the Internet…very recent history, relatively speaking, yet still Americans proceed along our current path with AMAZINGLY oblivious and dim-witted national confidence.

 I remember a favorite childhood TV show named “Lost in Space”.  The little futuristic robot would say “Warning, Warning Will Robinson” when something bad was about to happen. 

Well, here goes—let’s see if it works:

WARNING, WARNING AMERICA….We are about to face some SERIOUS national judgement.

So what will it be in 2013, the 50 year anniversary of Bible/prayer removal and the 40 year anniversary of sanctioning the murder of our children?

Doomsday or Deliverance?

Since the beginning of time, God has always given us the freedom of “choice”. 

Very simple…Choose ye this day:  Life or Death.

This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you LIFE and DEATH, BLESSINGS and CURSES. Now choose LIFE, so that you and your children may live.
~Deuteronomy 30:19

Please America.  For the sake of our children, your children…Choose life.    



Blog Footnote: 

Please join me in signing a pledge to fast and pray for our country from sunset on 09/25/2012 to nightfall 9/26/2012 (approximately 25 hours).

For Jewish people this time period is known as Yom Kippur.

For Christians we recognize this time as The Day of Repentance and/or The Day of Reckoning.  Isn’t it interesting that it is known by both names?  Here’s a website where you can pledge to fast and pray for our country:


Lastly, as a true symbolic act of American Repentance—let’s sign the modern day “Declaration of Independence” from the destructive tyranny of Human Secularism.  Go to:









Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Back By Unpopular Opinion

Today it seems that America is more of an oligarchy than a republic.  We are now ruled by executive fiat or a small group of activist judges rather than by the democratic voice of the people. 

On June 28th, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, John Roberts, made an incredibly inexplicable decision on the ObamaCare court challenge.  Almost every objective court observer bet on an overturn of the mandate due to the generally perceived blatant unconstitutionality of the law. Court insiders, however, claim Roberts changed his original decision after he found out he would be the final deciding vote in an evenly divided Supreme Court.  He eventually ruled to uphold ObamaCare as a tax instead of an unconstitutional mandate.  Many believed he did this so that the courts would not appear to be overly politicized and thereby retain their power.  It was also presumed that he accepted the prevailing White House opinion that the Supreme Court should not overturn a law that was duly passed by Congress.  This muddled reasoning sounds incredibly similar to Obama’s intimidating statement during a press conference a few months earlier:

“Ultimately, I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law (ObamaCare) that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically elected Congress.”


I guess Roberts was taking notes.


56% of the American people polled felt this comment was a “strong arm” attempt to manipulate the system.  Not only is this a questionable and menacing statement to be made by the President of the United States, it also happens to be completely untrue on several points.  Fact twisting, however, is not unusual for this President.  He fallaciously stated incorrect details on both the nature of the law passage (there was no strong majority) and the ability of the Court to decide the issue by using word like “unprecedented” and “extraordinary”. The truth is that the Supreme Court overturns unconstitutional laws all the time.  In fact, is this not the essence of its intended function??  I guess, according to this President, if you say something forcefully enough, the uneducated majority of citizens will simply believe you.  They are too busy watching “The Kardashians” to take notice. 


As for Chief Justice Roberts, when Americans looked to him for independent leadership, he fell into lockstep with the Executive Branch.  Yet, this is the exact opposite of what our Founding Fathers envisioned for our three distinct branches of government.  They are supposed to operate as a system of checks and balances that will rein in abuses of power. Remember the famous quote “Absolute power corrupts absolutely?”  

Contrary to some opinions, I do not believe that Chief Justice Roberts is some Machiavellian genius that has handed the Republicans a “back door” way of overthrowing ObamaCare eventually.  While the backlash from this decision may rebound and cause exactly that event, he’s just another arrogant, proud bureaucrat who has personal aspirations to make his special mark in history.  However, I think future historians will place him squarely in the “Halls of American Infamy” as someone who sold out the citizens of this country to pander to the current popular Washington DC crowd.  One day he will have to face the real “Supreme Judge” and explain in his pompous, bombastic tones how he bowed under pressure and sold our birthright for his own fleeting moment of vainglory.  I believe he will go down in history as a true Benedict Arnold—betraying the American people to gain favor with the “taxing tyrant” of our modern day. 

Roberts reminds me of the quote by Malcolm Muggeridge, the Catholic satirist who was credited with popularizing Mother Teresa:

(Modern man has) "educated himself into imbecility and polluted himself into stupefaction".~Malcom Muggeridge

In plain blunt language:  Chief Justice Roberts has become an “educated imbecile” also known as a “useful idiot” for the Obama administration. 

This whole event brings me to the final point of this article. Ever notice today how “passing judgement” has simply gone out of fashion?  It is just not popular anymore.  I’m not talking about a mean-spirited gossip type of judgement.  Like Chief Justice Roberts, who didn’t have the courage to stand up and simply state that this law is Unconstitutional—we as Americans no longer have the boldness and clarity to step up and say “Hey!—that’s simply wrong!”.  Apparently, as evidenced by this Supreme Court decision, the problem is systemic and goes all the way to the top levels of our government.  In our modern culture of human relativism, there is no longer a clear cut consensus of what is right or wrong.  The U.S. now appears to be in the agonizing cultural death throes of ditching both the Constitution along with the Ten Commandments.  This actually makes some sinister logical sense when you consider the current direction of our country.  Our underlying human secularist philosophy pretty much confirms that everything and every behavior is just hunky-dory and A-OK.  As in the words of President Obama:  “The private sector is doing fine.”  Really? 

Does anyone remember the 1960’s bestseller book entitled “I’m Ok, You’re Ok”?  This title always bothered me.  If God allows me enough time on this planet to write a book someday, I am determined to include an entire chapter labeled “I’m a Mess, You’re a Mess” as this is a much more accurate depiction of the condition of humankind.

Similarly we, as a nation, are NOT OK.  We are very sick morally, financially, politically and culturally. 

Popular opinion may tell you otherwise.  It may also betray you.


Am I now trying to win the approval of men, or of God? Or am I trying to please men? If I were still trying to please men, I would not be a servant of Christ.
 ~ Galatians 1:10