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Vic Biorseth, Wednesday,
July 20, 2016
Why is it that here, in America, religious discussion and open theological debate is so discouraged, and even Taboo? We are the first Judaeo-Christian nation Constitutionally guaranteeing freedom of religion since the Reformation created Christian Theocracy, and yet we seem to stifle ourselves and others around us when the topic of religion arises in mixed company. Why?
What are we afraid of?
It is entirely understandable that Jews, Catholics, Orthodox and Protestants of all confessions might want their children to be raised up in their specific religions and protected from competing theologies. But, when the children become adults, are they to keep rigidly to an exclusive enclave of that confession, and not proclaim what they believe to any outsiders? Is that what their confession teaches them to do?
This question began to trouble me while writing Real Truth, and it made me go back and insert a paragraph about it, as follows:
So, if we truly believe all that our own denomination or confession teaches and preaches, then why are we shy about sharing it in public, and why do we - any of us - allow ourselves to be silenced on religious topics by anyone, including anyone in government, at any level? Anyone who tries to stifle us is violating the First Amendment of the Constitution to do it. If the censor is an official of the government, they are breaking the law when they do it. If they are a sworn member of the government, they are violating their oath of office to do it.
Bottom line, no one in America, from any teacher to the President, is authorized to stifle or censor or hinder in any way our citizen right to hold, live, practice, worship, pray, discuss, evangelize, research, debate, live and exercise our religion, in private or in public. That is our absolute Constitutional right.
So why do we let them do it?
More importantly, why do we let them get away with it?
Even more importantly, just who the hell do they think they are?
We all know how deeply our Unconstitutional Political Parties, and all of their wholly owned News Media, and all of their self-interested, anti-constitution donor-owners, all despise believing Christians and hold them in complete contempt. And we know how deeply they have affected education, academia and even science to instill an aversion if not a deep hatred for all teaching, all morality and all belief in any Judaeo-Christian religion, but especially Christianity.
Sooner or later, We The People have got to take back the reigns. Then, the first thing we need to do is break the anti-God obsession being foisted upon the world by all of our evil elites.
Everything our Political Parties do is either unconstitutional, stupid, or both. All of it is aimed at destroying our morality, destroying the normative family, causing citizen dependency, growing the government, raising taxes, causing social chaos, disorder and distress, and generally destabilizing society while strengthening government.
Ask for empirical evidence of the existence of anthropomorphic climate change and they won't give you any, because it cannot be produced, because it is a fraud. What they will give you is a long list of "scientists" who have agreed to join a "scientific consensus" that the fraud is real and not a fraud. With no scientific evidence to back it up. But we have spent trillions of our tax dollars on it, and what we have spent is not nearly enough to solve the fraud. These people, or some of them, call themselves scientists. I call them stupid asses. If they are not stupid, then they are evil.
They tell us that homosexuality is genetic, and inherited. Right. That means, of course, that homosexual sex must be procreative, and that it produces children. If not, then, how would the homosexual gene be passed on? Again, they are not scientists; they are stupid asses.
They tell us that, among human beings, "gender" is not what one is, but how one feels. And that "gender feelings" are subject to change over time. Right.
Why do we continue to listen to anything these stupid asses ever say?
Whole segments of the population have been purposely agitated, stirred up and whipped into a hateful frenzy by flagrant, open lies of the News Media. I mean by the Marxocrat Party.
The Treyvon Martin - George Zimmerman incident, the "Hands Up Don't Shoot" Ferguson MO "Black Lives Matter" flagrant categorical lie, all the flagrant lies, and a whole lot more, were pruposely spread and carefully maintained in the public view by the Marxocrat Party. I mean by the Mainstream Media.
They actually went so far as to edit photo evidence to favor the lies, and to edit recorded testimony to favor the lies, to not report or report lightly and under suspicion evidence of police decency, good conduct and even heroism, and to over report false claims and their own falsified "evidence" of cops just killing blacks, for no reason other than propagandized into being White Racism. They have purposely whipped a vast segment of Black America against America, against the Constitution, against whites, and particularly against American Police.
Murderously so. The blood of many good cops is on their hands. The continual rise of racist animosity in America is on their hands. They did it. They are still doing it. They are doubling down on it. Academia is in on it, teaching such racist nonsense as "White Privilege" and "Micro
Aggression" and general racist and anti-American stupidassery.
Journalism today, like politics, is not worth a warm spittoon full of spit.
They purposely misquote and misinterpret statistics to demonize police and support the myth of white racism, and to stoke black racism into a murderous fury. The fact is that a cop today is over 18 times more likely to murdered by blacks than any black citizen is ever likely to be killed in the line of duty - not murdered - by any police officer.
But you're not going to learn that, or anything like it, on CNN, or any other mainstream media source. But that's the only sources watched, heard or read by Marxocrat Party supporting America. They simply don't know any better, and they don't even know that they are being lead around by the nose on this and other topics, for the devious purposes of evil men.
The media and their Party simply want more dead cops out there.
When we let atheistic Marxist ideology take over education, entertainment, journalism and the preexisting unconstitutional Political Parties, which is to say, our government, we yielded to the pressure to shut down our own religious arguments in public. Unconstitutionally. It was just one more unconstitutional thing. Today, many if not most of us no longer recognize the vital importance of our Constitution to the preservation of our religion, let alone the good health of it.
We need to take back the public square, if we are to even survive in the separate religious social enclaves we have been driven into. Separately, we have no real political strength.
We are the majority.
If we do not unite politically, that will not matter at all. We never should have stopped our own religious public proclamations and discussions, and we never should have stopped promoting religious candidates for office, even when they were not of our particular confession.
The evils promoted by our Parties and our Media are destroying us as a nation, by, first of all, destroying our morality and our families. They are wrecking civilization itself. Whether they do this out of stupididy or out of evil intent does not matter; what matters is that they are doing it, and we are not stopping it.
Do we believe what we say we believe?
Then why don't we stand up in public and say it?
This whole Party has got to be defeated. Madam Hillary and Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, are both Alinskyite Marxist traitors to America. They are birds of a feather. Their agendas are almost identical. The only difference between them is the same difference between any would be dictator coming out of Marxism, or any would be dictator coming out of Islam, and that is: Who, exactly, gets to be the next dictator.
It is your duty as a believer to stop this.
The Donald may not be perfect, but he's no Marxist, and he's no Alinskyite, and he's no traitor, and he doesn't hate us. He is, therefore, a step in the right direction.
What we need to return to are those days of yesteryear when every candidate for political candidacy, and every candidate for the Supreme Court, was assumed, a priori, to be a strict Constitutionalist. Why else would they even seek any Constitutional office?
Those days are gone, but not necessarily permanently gone. Today we have anti-Americans actually running the government, inciting splintering and animosity and even racism in the populace, on purpose, while pretending to quell it. Today we have anti-Constitutionalists sitting on the Supreme Court. Not only does no one ever get impeached for anything, but candidates for the Court, as an expected matter of course, regularly refuse to answer questions about future decisions they might make, and the Senate just lets that go by. And they wind up appointing more anti-Constitutionalists to the Court.
No one is properly vetted in the first place, and no one is ever impeached or tried for high crimes and misdemeanors in the second.
No one even bothers to read the Constitution.
Pray for the day, maybe not in our lifetimes, when all American politicians will operate willingly and universally in accordance with and guided by the Constitution. And when candidates for high office might publicly debate the truth behind Methodist versus Southern Baptist moral theology as debate topics worthy of winning nomination.
As a thinking Catholic, I would be happy see it to get to that point.
Lord, may it come to be.
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Date: Fri Jul 22 15:18:35 2016
Mr. Vic Biorseth, you may want to check out the 1954 Johnson Amendment and find your answer there.
When moral issues such as same-sex unions and abortion have become politicized and are forbidden to be discussed in our churches for fear of losing our tax-exempt status, that silence spills over to the greater Christian society in the form of political correctness.
I'm happy that Trump has included in his agenda a repeal of the Johnson Amendment. It has always been violated by Democrat politicians who routinely campaign in Black churches and gotten away with it. So why not scrap it altogether?
Another reason to vote Trump.
Date: Fri Jul 22 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
The 1954 Johnson Amendment to the Tax Code is just one of many unconstitutional problems that grew out of a much deeper and a little older foray of our government into blatant unconstitutional-ism.
Look at the 1947 Everson Case, in which the Supreme Court flagrantly violated the Constitution, and established the unconstitutional "Constitutional Principle" of Separation of Church and State. It should have been challenged by the President, or by the Congress, but it was not. And so it stands.
As we said in the article at the link it remains for a future President or Congress to declare it to be Unconstitutional, Null and No Legal Precedent, establishing a new principle of Presidential Review, or Congressional Review, or both.
Until someone starts setting things right, we will continue or drift out of our Constitutional protections, and we will continue our national decline.
Never be lukewarm.
Life itself demands passion.
He who is indifferent to God has already forfeited his soul.
He who is indifferent to politics has already forfeited his liberty.
In America, religion is not mere window dressing and citizenship is not a spectator sport.
Do not allow our common destiny as a whole people to just happen without your input.
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The website is going on hold for at least the next five weeks. Business calls, and I must respond. Will be traveling, and not taking the laptop this time.
Current Website Status. Still too busy for individual responses to questions, comments & criticisms.
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.
Hydrogen power could be, and should be, the wave of our automotive future.Any move toward hydrogen power is a move toward a cleaner and more efficient fuel, and away from our dangerous dependency on oil.
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.
Witnessing, grieving and weeping for our dieing culture. What might it take to call a whole people back from the brink of cultural death?
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 Immigration 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 catolic 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.
Website Status as of 02/05/2009. No more Bookstore; no more Contact Me; no more complexity.
Website Status 03-09-2009. Just a note to bring you up to date on website status 03-09-2009.
Website Status 04/06/2009. Busy driving daily now; most website work will be weekend and as available.
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.
Honky Biorseth really runs this house. If you want to know what's in any cabinet in the house, just ask Honky Biorseth.
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 life without 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 Lithuanian 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.
Get behind these Tea Party Candidates. 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.
When your system slows down or hangs, it's time for a Total System Reboot. America, the World, and even the Catholic Church may need a Total System Reboot.
"We belong to the Church militant; and She is militant because on earth the powers of darkness are ever restless to encompass Her destruction. Not only in the far-off centuries of the early Church, but down through the ages and in this our day, the enemies of God and Christian civilization make bold to attack the Creator’s supreme dominion and sacrosanct human rights.”--Pope Pius XII
"It is not lawful to take the things of others to give to the poor. It is a sin worthy of punishment, not an act deserving a reward, to give away what belongs to others."--St. Francis of Assisi
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