Evil and Nonsense addresses a simple question: How could so many seemingly normal, intelligent people hold fast to ideas that are just plain stupid? When I say stupid, I mean clearly and obviously stupid. Unworkable ideas, that came to be via some path devoid of critical thought and simple common sense.
What triggered these thoughts was a recent on-air comment by Rush Limbaugh in which he referred to the “Occupy Wall Street” crowd as being not only stupid, but “arrogant and smug” in their stupidity. He hit the nail right on the head. These people are so stupid that they think the rest of us are stupid and they hold us in contempt. There are few things in life more intolerable than the insolent condescending sneers of a truly stupid elitist.
Observation: Many – perhaps most – people today do not properly recognize evil as evil.
The higher the education, the loftier the credentials or professional bone fides, the more elite, the higher the academic status, professional status or social status any person has or acquires, the more likely it becomes that that person might deny the very fact that evil exists at all. This phenomenon has been amply demonstrated in history. When President Reagan referred to the Soviet Union as an “Evil Empire” the world elites very nearly went into apoplexy. The reason they were all so shocked by any such reference was that they all “knew” that there was no such thing as evil. They were enlightened men who knew better.Virtually all of academia and the entire SLIMC1 attacked Reagan’s Evil Empire statement. Among political office holders, the entire Democrat Party, and all of the “establishment” Republicans were seemingly of one mind against the “slur.”
(Establishment Republicans refers to those Republican Party members who had become professional politicians or who had learned all the inside-the-beltway tricks of the political trade, who had personal motives and who quite regularly compromised with evil for political and personal gain. Today, we call some of them RINOs; the important thing to note is that they are quite willing and able to compromise with evil, which requires getting up close and personal with evil.)
At the other end of the scale we see those of low or no degree, without any credentials or any claim to any special elite status. Many – perhaps most – of these are, to some degree, molded or even manipulated by the elites. They tend to believe whatever their teachers, professors and text books teach them, and most educators today do not properly recognize evil as evil.
One big-shot Republican advisor recently publicly opined that the art of politics involves manipulating people without them knowing they are being manipulated. This is the evil Marxist Useful Idiot strategy. Educators, journalists and politicians make use of it every single day. American professional politics has morphed from representative politics to manipulative politics. What we need is an increased number of ordinary citizens in high office and a lower number of professional political manipulators in office; then maybe we will begin the return to real representative government as opposed to manipulative government.
Postulation: As one moves away from recognition of evil, he moves away from knowing right from wrong. As one moves away from knowing right from wrong, he moves away from that attribute we all know as simple common sense. As one moves away from common sense, he opens himself up to falling victim to nonsense.
Holding fast to nonsense is stupid.
And that is how so many seemingly normal, intelligent people can come to accept and hold fast to ideas that are just plain stupid.
It would be easy to show that evil is, in itself, nonsensical and stupid by using strictly theological arguments. The argument could be successfully made that Satan is stupidity personified. However, I am trying to do the impossible here, in that I am trying to keep theology out of a discussion about evil. It would be better and more beneficial for readers who are unbelievers to keep the discussion on a purely worldly level, because unbelievers only believe in worldly things. And unbelievers, especially the elite among them, treat theology with contempt and will stop reading when the discussion turns to the possibility that there might be anything other-worldly in existence. Marxists and other atheists do not believe in Satan, so Satan must be left out of this discussion.
But we must discuss evil, or at least the proper recognition of it. How do we as a people recognize evil? For this discussion, we will ignore the most important “first tablet” Commandments defining man’s relationship with God – his theology, and just stick to man’s relationship with his fellow man – his morality. America’s guiding ethos, from even before the nation’s founding, is the Judeo-Christian Ethos of Western Civilization. The root and foundation of Western morality and the root and foundation of American representative civil law is in the “second tablet” Commandments, addressing the protected nature of the family, the taking of life, chastity and marital fidelity, the taking of property, truth over untruth, covetousness and jealousy.
This is the basis of our national morality, and the basis of knowing right from wrong in all of our associations and relations with our neighbors and our fellow man. According to my pastor, and I’m sure many others of many denominations, these very normal and very natural rules were written on man’s heart before they were carved in stone, and every man is born with them. They may need to be awakened or refreshed or reaffirmed on occasion, but they are there, even for those who never properly learned them. This is the basis of common sense; it is how we know right from wrong.
Christians and Jews of probably every branch and description recognize these Commandments that are written on man’s heart under the name of The Natural Law. They are just there, and they enable the rudiments of civility, the ability to “get along” with each other, a basis for telling right from wrong, and that special thing known as common sense that we use in making choices. It has been working for untold thousands of years.
Exactly what other rule or standard would you have us all use?
Leaving theology out of the discussion, we may say that here in America, knowingly and purposely violating this standard is evil. All Marxists will disagree, because Marx’s Communist Manifesto damned not only religion, but the family, private property and truth. (See the Refuting Marx page.) That’s a violation of every Commandment, and a violation of the whole of the natural law. Therefore, we can say that Marxism is evil, by the long established American standard.
So how do good people morph into acceptance of, first, nonsensical ideas, and eventually, evil?
One little propagandizing / educational / political nibble at a time. The pre-war history of Germany is instructive. The SS soldier herding people onto or off of cattle cars, or supervising the gas chambers, or supervising the ovens, or shooting unarmed civilians in the streets, started out life as an ordinary citizen, raised in a Christian household. The process of turning him into a monster didn’t even take one generation. The whole process was orchestrated and driven by the Machiavellian manipulative bastards known as Professional Politicians who wound up in charge of a country.
Evil and nonsense has been slowly gaining ground in America since long before I was born, and I’m getting pretty long in the tooth. Books have been written about it; three that come immediately to mind are Iserbyt’s Dumbing Down of America, Bork’s Slouching Toward Gomorrah and Moynihan;s Defining Deviancy Down. Much nonsense is now institutionalized in American thought. Just as one example, how many people of your acquaintance believe that there is any such thing as a Human Population Problem that simply must be dealt with by government, despite the fact that it was long ago incontrovertibly proven to be a complete fraud?
Over the last few days Rush Limbaugh has delivered more than one of his typically brilliant rants regarding the aforementioned Occupy Wall Street stupidos. (Sometimes the rants of Rush are so brilliant that I wish he would just talk, and leave the phone calls out of it. But then I realize that his passionate rants are most frequently fired up by what some caller says, and it becomes clear that his method and show organization probably could not be improved upon.) In one rant in particular, Rush pointed out the utter imbecility of the “arguments” and “purposes” and “goals” of the demonstrators.
Shut down Wall Street; shut down all banking; shut down “corporate America,” meaning, I suppose, shut down all corporations; bring down Capitalism; take an undefined “fair share” from millionaires and billionaires; etc. So, imagine if all their wishes come true.
No more bank; what would they do now? They just lost all their accounts, and so did mom and dad. No more corporations; what would they do now? Manufacture their own i-phones and i-pads and cell phones? Make their own phone network so they could use their cell phone to talk to another cell phone? Sew their own clothes? Grow their own cotton or wool, spin it, weave it into cloth themselves? Manufacture their own cars? Produce their own oil and refine their own gasoline to run in their cars? Manufacture their own light bulbs? Generate their own electricity to light their own light bulbs? Grow or raise and slaughter their own food?
Or, would they depend on Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, to properly do all these things for them? He who never even held any real job.
These clowns don’t have the first clue about what the world will look like when they bring the system down. They have no idea what the replacement system is that will be imposed upon them.
They have openly defied nature, including their own nature. Like the indiscriminate pig, they eat, drink, urinate, defecate, sleep and wallow in the same place. It is a rare animal indeed that fouls its own nest. They are steeped in nonsense. And there are those among them – professional revolutionaries, advanced useful idiot revolutionaries, anarchists, racists, anti-Semites and other Democrats – who are indeed evil Machiavellian manipulators and deceivers.
Question: Once man – homo sapiens – no longer thinks, is he still man?
Answer: When you change the nature of man, he is no longer man.
These people are probably hopelessly lost in their nonsense. Like the Democrat Party itself, there is little chance of reasoning with them or convincing them of their errors. There can be no negotiation with positions that are stupid or evil. These positions must be defeated via the ballot box.
Pray and work to get all the old time politicians of both Parties out of office, get real citizen representatives in there, and establish term limits on all elected office holders.
And let freedom ring.
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Date: Wed Oct 26 20:14:23 2011
”The root and foundation of Western morality and the root and foundation of American representative civil law is in the “second tablet” Commandments, addressing the protected nature of the family, the taking of life, chastity and marital fidelity, the taking of property, truth over untruth, covetousness and jealousy.”
This is just a clever rewording of Commandments to support Capitalism, and it is your interpretation, not the most broadly accepted Biblical interpretation. The Commandments are black and white and not subject to political twisting. Christianity is all about equality and social justice, and you are making it into something less, and merely using it to support a political position. That’s what this whole site does.
The problem you so slyly seek to cover up and defend is that so many of the uber-rich few live in luxury while so many others starve, and the more they get, the more they want. To them, there is no such thing as “enough.” Marx sought to level the playing field and introduce fairness into the system, and you are making him into some kind of monster.
No millionaire or billionaire needs or deserves all of his millions or billions, even if they earned it. No one deserves anything he inherited, because he didn’t earn it in the first place. What you are promoting here, in a very clever way, is a Capitalist system of greed and excess, and you know it.
Date: Thu Oct 27 06:39:58 2011
From: Vic Biorseth
Clever rewording? Really?
What, exactly, does Honor thy father and thy mother say about the nature of the family? Go read Marx’s Manifesto and tell me what Marx intended to do to the family.
What, exactly, does Thou shalt not steal say about the nature of private property? Go read Marx’s Manifesto and tell me what Marx intended to do to private property.
What, exactly, does Thou shalt not covet say about the nature of covetousness and jealousy? Go read Marx’s Manifesto and tell me how Marx was not purposely instigating covetousness, jealousy and open class warfare between the proletariat and the bourgeois.
We could carry it further, into the First Tablet Commandments. What, exactly, does Hear O Israel: the Lord thy God is ONE … say about the nature of God? Go read Marx’s Manifesto and tell me what Marx intended to do to our religion.
Re your remarks about the greedy rich, how much is enough, etc. – Many rich are charitable, many are not. That’s the way it is. We have no Commissar of “enough” here. You can make your pile as high as you wish, so long as you do not take from someone else’s pile. I’m sure you would like to see the proletariat drag George Soros’ body through the streets (yeah, right,) and scatter his fortune just to make the world more fair, in the Marxist view.
Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, declared in a public speech that he made too much money; that he made some hundreds of thousands of dollars that he didn’t need, and he therefore thought that the tax rate should be raised on the rich. Note that he kept his hundreds of thousands of dollars that he said he didn’t need. Obviously, he is not a charitable man.
Warren Buffet recently declared that his secretary paid more in taxes than he did, and he therefore thought that the tax rate should be raised on the rich. Note that he kept all the money he didn’t pay taxes on that he was so ashamed of. Obviously, he is not a charitable man.
Why is the title of greedy rich never applied to any rich Marxist?
“No millionaire or billionaire needs or deserves all of his millions or billions, even if they earned it” is a flagrant categorical lie. If he owns it, he deserves it. Who are you to declare who deserves what? Are you the Commissar of deserving? By what right does anyone else deserve what anyone else possesses?
“No one deserves anything he inherited, because he didn’t earn it in the first place” is another flagrant categorical lie. How, exactly, does he not deserve it? Was it not the property of the benefactor to bequeath as he wished? By what logic does anyone else who did not inherit it somehow deserve it?
You, my dear lady, are the victim of nonsense, and of evil. You no longer know right from wrong; you lack common sense; you are morally and logically adrift.
Think about it. And come back to guiding principles.
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Describing the abandonment of the scientific method in favor of "Democracy in Science", meaning, science done by gathering of popular consensus among "scientists". Old-Boy's-Club science, with awards, congratulations, drinks and cigars all around. (My list of scientists is longer than your list of scientists, therefore my opinion is scientific, and yours is not.)
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Refuting Scientism, the term coined by F. A. Hayek for modern pseudo-science. Refuting Scientism is another ho-hum, heavy-sigh, here-we-go-again effort to return to truth, common sense and sanity.
The Modernist Heresy: Western Man's Descent from Philosophy into Modernism. Modernism is the heresy of heresies, because it carries within it all previous heresies, being as it is a direct, frontal assault upon faith and all doctrine and dogma.
The Population Problem: A Real Problem, or a typical Scientistic Myth? If England has a higher population density than China, and Hong Kong's is higher than Bangladesh, then maybe the real problems are not related to any over - population problem.
The Enlightenment and Scientism advance at the expense of Western Civilization. From Voltaire to Enlightenment and Scientism to Modernism, the ill-informed cheer the process along even as it destroys Western Culture.
"There is no such thing as Scientism" say those who practice it. If Scientism is a false term, then by what title to we refer to "Scientific Theory Established By Vote"?
Eco-Nazi -ism: global problems demanding global solutions, and, global mastery. The Eco-Nazi movement actually describes two movements: those who say "it's the economy, stupid" and those who say "it's the ecology, stupid."
Global warming is outed as another global consensual fraud. So what else is new? As a global consensual fraud, global warming is not the biggest, the oldest, the longest running, or the most expensive. It’s just the latest one.
Well, is it Global Cooling, or is it Global Warming? Is there any consensus? What is needed is some real Scientistic Consensus on whether we should all be screaming "Global Cooling!" or "Global Warming!" as we all run about, on queue, mindlessly waving our arms in terror.
This ain’t Health Care. It’s all a giant pile of lies. No, it isn’t really Health Care. Nothing in Obamunism is what it appears to be.
The HIV=AIDS=DEATH myth has cost many human lives and untold billions of dollars. The HIV to AIDS Myth may be the greatest and most massive international hoax since Piltdown Man. HIV=AIDS=DEATH is the formula, but where, pray tell, is there any empirical evidence at all supporting it?
A fatal false premise is a deadly logical trap for the mal-educated person. A Fatal false premise with broad general consensus will always trump reason, evidence and critical thinking.
Against the great Communist Lie; the old, current and newer forms. Our argument: The whole “Communist Dream” is a lie; the history of “Communist Revolution” is a lie; virtually everything about Communism is just a big elaborate flagrant categorical lie.
Silly premises built on crumbling foundations: Global Villageism & Evolutionism. The Dem Global-Villagers insist the US Constitution was written to cover all citizens of Earth; Disciples of Scientism and Evolutionism all genuflect before their high priest, Richard Dawkins.
The Galileo Inquisition: Contemporary Icon for the Enlightenment and Scientism. The Galileo Inquisition was no small affair at the time, but over the centuries it has grown and become a club with which to beat the Church, and to promote the myth of the "Dark" ages.
On Evil and Nonsense: Look closely at Nonsense, and find Evil at its root. Evil and and Nonsense: deny evil and you deny right vs. wrong; which is to deny common sense, which is to invoke nonsense.
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Anathematizing anathema: the predictable result of the denial of evil. In a world that denies the existence of evil, anathematizing anathema itself is the only anathema allowed.
The Ebola Setup: Another possible trigger for the final revolution? The purposeful government infection of America, through the Ebola setup. Why?
Work at home jobs that have had me. A long, costly and unsuccessful run at work from home jobs that didn't work for us.
Truth versus Agenda addresses the simplest of problems greatly complexified. Truth versus Agenda examines the contest between reality and its opposition.
Vic has Iron Weights for sale; Mama says they have to go. Lots of iron weights for sale; all have to go at once, in one sale.
The challenge describes Capitalism as illusory and Marxism as solid. The mixture of religion just adds to the confusion of all good realists.
Indifferentism and Moral Relativism eats away at Catholic Culture. Catholicism stands against Indifferentism. Where do you stand?
My poor old truck is again starting to look like a poor old truck. After half-a-million miles, we're now approaching another decision time; another paint job, or a new truck.
Battle Line: Where the advancing secular army meets Judeo-Christian moral norms. The Secular Position (or Agenda) involves Proactive, Aggressive Anti-Theism, and not merely "neutral" Atheism.
A return to the American Ideal means a severe reduction in Government. To return to positive growth and progress means, necessarily, purging our nation from all Marxist-Socialist philosophical influence and a return to the American Ideal.
Why this hatred of Palin? What galls modern women of the Left about Sarah Palin? The blind hatred of Palin we’re seeing expressed is not merely because of hatred and intolerance of the pro-life religious moral standard.
A Palin Parker Ticket? My Dream Candidates for 2012. Why a Palin Parker ticket is better than any professional politician Republican ticket you can come up with for 2012.
Elitism Vs Palinism: Why the Left and the Elites Loath and Fear Sarah Palin. It isn’t just Marxism Vs Palinism; it’s also established intellectual elitism vs Palinism. The elite need someone to look down upon.
How is it that opposing amnesty for millions of illegal aliens is "arrogant"? If my pro-Catholic, pro-American, anti-alternative-ethos position is "arrogant," then, exactly what is the position of those who claim superiority or even equality with it?
Here we see Bush family class captured in a simple private citizen’s photo. George W. (and Mrs.) Bush quietly demonstrate Bush family class without hoopla or fanfare.
Marxists love crisis, and they love an oil spill crisis most of all. Marxists even create and drive crisis. Their favorite crisis of all must be the Oil Spill Crisis, which is even better than a Banking Crisis.
American Military Assault Weapons originally intended in the 2nd Amendment. To miss the point of the 2nd Amendment is to miss the point of the whole Constitution.
For God and Country – More Thoughts on America, and on National Existence. For God and Country: Comparisons of martyrdom and heroism, Sovereign Nationhood Vs. Internationalism, distinct people-hood Vs. the Global Village, and Godliness Vs. godlessness.
The Godless Left leads the young and naive to their utopian Hell. For an honest comparison of the effects on youth, we need to look to the history of the Godless Left versus the Religious Right.
The Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World is a must read. No decent world history course is complete without the Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World.
Aleksandr I.Solzhenitsyn warns the American Worker and American organized labor. Solzhenitsyn speaks to us as a worker from the “Worker’s Paradise” of Communism; words of warning for all who understand the meaning of the word Liberty.
World Revolution returns with a vengeance: the rebirth of Marxism. Marxist world revolution returns, and faces far less opposition than in 1848 or the period between the Great Wars.
Our argument against public despair, hopelessness and pessimism re the future. Despair is a mortal sin, the opposite of the virtue of hope; it is a sin unto the death of the soul, a repudiation and rejection of God’s grace.
On Threats to America's National Existence. A look at the nature of our national existence, what makes us America, physical threats to that, and the possibility of just going out of existence.
On the ethics of language: English dictionary Vs. Political-Correctness taboos. Language evolves, yet morals are (or should be) fixed. This poses questions re the ethics of language.
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Catholics learn and practice Glossalalia, in the Life In The Spirit seminars. Life in the Spirit seminars, fueling the Catholic Charismatic renewal, bring tongue-speaking "Glossalalia", and being "Slain in the Spirit", to Catholicism.
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Our 2006 Ohio Voter Guide. The choices are quite clear, and the 2006 Ohio Voter Guide was easy to produce.
On carrying my Lord, Jesus Christ, in my pocket. As a Eucharistic Minister, I am on occasion carrying the Lord Jesus in my pocket. It's a wondrous thing.
A 2006 Christmas and Hanukkah wish. May the Holy Days we celebrate remind us all of who we are, and how we are different from other peoples.
Current Democratic Party platform reveals anti-Semitic streak among Liberals. In their voting, their speechifying, and in the slant of their controlled mainstream media reporting, the current Democratic Party Platform is made clear to all observers.
The "Left", and The DaVinci Code, The Passion, and Cartoons of Mohammed. You can tell a lot about a movement by its public words. The Passion? "Unreservedly Bad." The DaVinci Code? "Unreservedly Good." Anything to do with Islam? "No Comment."
Who's driving the Health Care bus? Health insurance companies "grading" doctors? Health insurance companies grading doctors: a legitimized conflict of interest. A preparatory step toward the nationalization of the health insurance industry?
On the forced use of medical boiler plate language rather than simple notes. The "little dictators" from insurance companies and government bureaucracies force MDs to use stilted, verbose, medical boiler plate language in their own documentation.
Home For Christmas 2008. Website Getting Active Again
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Thoughts in remembrance of 09/11/2001, five years later. The changing shape of the war, the changing shape of the enemy.
The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.
Kerry lies again, and then lies about his lies, in concert with the SLIMC. There he goes again! Kerry lies again and again about American servicemen and veterans; he just can't help himself.
Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost. POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.
What's going on with Mel Gibson? Is he really an anti-Semite? I am surprised that Mel Gibson is an alcolholic. But I am never surprised at any words that come out of the mouth of any drunk.
Still Worrying Over NuVo Consequences. The Holidays have gone by, several days have passed, and the SANE NuVo Initiative still stands pat.
The Dem's October Surprise involves another flip-flop of their public "standard". The clearly pro-sodomy Party that openly seeks the "Gay" vote goes Victorian for another pre-election October Surprise ploy.
Some Problems with NuVo: the so-called Null-Vote Initiative. A "philosophical" movement aimed at keeping religious conservatives from voting? Seriously? Let me state my problems with NuVo.
Come, let us sit and reason together. Jews and Christians of various stripe and spot can say to each other, 'Come, let us sit and reason together.' But we can't do that with the Moslems.
Regarding SANE works dropping NuVo: Nul Vote Initiative dies with a whimper. If you can't really present a good argument, sit down. On SANE Works dropping the NuVo Initiative: a program that works hard to SOUND pro-American while ACTING to oppose American National Existence.
Even experts grossly underestimate the Marxist zeal of the American Left. The sharp Left turn happened in the Hoover-FDR era, and the Marxism of the American Left has been deepening ever since.
Thinking American, in a nutshell: When one has lots to say, but time is limited. The older I get, the busier I get. Answering multiple questions as a thinking American, but in a hurry.
"We are an Easter People, and Hallelujah is our Song." (John Paul the Great) Our absolutely unique and singular Easter story, and the incredible force with which it struck human history.
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If we have an inherent right to something, then, who must supply it? Rights and Responsibilities exist in paired sets; a right does not exist in the absence of a related responsibility. If indeed we have a right to our job, then, someone must provide it. Who?
So how come we have all these homeless people if our system is so great? The strong "Utopian Idealist" firmly believes that absolute worldly perfection is actually possible. Therefore, there should never be any such thing as a hungry or homeless person.
Taking a look at Illegal Imigration and Tax Problem solutions. In our view, the minimum wage and income tax have outlived their usefulness, and only contribute to the illegal alien problem.
First journal / blog entries when the thinking catholic blog first opened up. Notes to readers about what I was doing.
On-going WebSite work and planned WebPages as of 09/07/2006. Adding items to book store.
Vic's busted finger status - life goes on. Another busted finger status report, since the original one rolled off of the 50-entry BLOG update records.
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The Plastic Bags and Eco Doom theory: will plastic bags end life as we know it? Plastic Bag and Eco Doom predictions tell us that plastic grocery and garbage bags will still be buried in the land fills and dumps a thousand years from now. Well … so what?
Farewell Smokey Biorseth; Rest In Peace. Hello Coal Biorseth; Welcome Home. As we were laying our beloved Smokey Biorseth to rest in his grave beside the lilies, a carbon-copy of Smokey, in younger form, emerged from the lilies.
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Kill the illegal alien marketplace, and illegal aliens will leave on their own. Why should we "imagine" life with no Mexico? Shouldn't the Mexicans be trying to imagine no such thing as the USA?
More Marxist infiltration of higher education. Public school and the media are not the only places dominated by Marxist thought; even Catholic institutions are infected.
Of Families and Fortunes, and Inheritance Vs. Redistribution. Families and Fortunes are despised by Marxists, because Marxism demonizes the family, demonizes fortunes, and even demonizes profit.
Website Status Update 11/09/10. Just a Website status update; where we are and where we’re going.
Regarding the 2010 Tax Deal Pledge Breaker: Pledge? What Pledge? How can Republican deal makers even face us? We need to hang a Tea Party target on all professional politicians for 2012.
Pray for peace in Jerusalem, and for deliverance of Israel from harm. To pray for peace in Jerusalem is to pray for deliverance from Obama.
A tale of Promised Financial Melt-Down Debt Ceiling Nonsense and Happy Marxists. Everyone, on both sides, believes the Debt Ceiling Nonsense. Why?
God and Nature: on the Nature of Things, established by the Creator of Things. God and Nature: on man’s Perversion of the Nature of Things, even with the best of intentions.
Our Ohio voter Guide for the 2012 Election. The 2l012 Ohio Voter Guide – The Choices Have Never Been Clearer, or more critical.
Evangelization enters the animal kingdom with the first bear prayer. It is fitting that the first bear prayer would be a prayer of thanksgiving.
Is the Internet down in Lithuania? Sudden loss of Lithanian traffic suggests the internet is down in Lithuania.
The rise of the Femi Nazi Green Beret, and the decline of military victory. The first Femi Nazi Green Beret will be awarded out of fairness, not excellence.
Food Insurance: Is this stuff really any good? All of us conspiracy-theorizing, global-calamity doomsday-preppers need their Food Insurance.
We just had to try to do Robert Irvine's Plastic Wrapped Baby Back Ribs. Put plastic wrapped baby back ribs in the oven? What? Are you nuts?
Thoughts on the first Eucharist, established by the Last Supper. The first Eucharist was recognized by the Apostles for what it was on that holiest Holy Thursday.
Tea-Party-Candidates-04-18-2014. The Constitution is not going to be restored to legal preeminence unless we replace leadership incumbents of BOTH PARTIES.
Ecce homo; Behold the man. Ecce Homo. Behold the Innocent Lamb, who takes away the sins of the world.
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