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Vic Biorseth, Saturday,
February 06, 2016
It's not like whistling past a graveyard, for you do that alone. But when you smile your way to hell by acquiescing to evil, you take many others along with you.
It begins with us; with We The People. Culture = Religion + Politics, and Culture is, basically, us. It is modified by our Religion and by our Politics, but it is, essentially, us. It is how we live our lives. It is what we do, what we will not do, and what we will tolerate. It is how we are identified, as a unique and identifiable People.
The proper purpose for dating is as good a beginning point as any.
Once upon a time, when it was called "Courting", the whole sole purpose of it was leading to a possible marriage. Both parties knew it, and both families knew it; there was no other purpose for a young gentleman and a young lady to be seeing each other. It was the beginnings of a match; or not.
It was Hollywood, and movies, that changed all that.
Nowadays, the improper (in my view) purpose of "dating" is to have fun. And to "play the field". Which is both ridiculous and dangerous, in more ways than one. Especially "blind" dates, or spur-of-the-moment dates. If you don't even know each other, let alone knowing each of the two families, you are quite literally playing with fire. We all know what dating to have "fun" leads to.
What all this has led to is the "hook-up culture" of today, and the continuous party atmosphere on most college campuses, and, not just coincidentally, the steady degradation of our American culture.
Parents don't want to be old fashioned and out of step with modern times, so they're able to acquiesce to the fact that the one that wound up being the fiancee of their child is of another, or no, faith. And they can sympathize with the broken or dysfunctional family of the new fiancee; after all, it's not the fiancee's fault.
Well, where this sort of thing is going is predictable by where it is coming from. Once upon a time, everyone would have predicted it; nowadays, just about nobody does, because nobody wants to predict it. We all just want to wish them the best. But wishing doesn't get the job done. It's like whistling past a graveyard.
It's the same sort of problem when they decide to just shack up, and forget the whole marriage thing. So they begin cohabiting, and the parents, not wanting to be old fuddy-duddies, of course, are loath to disown their own children, let alone existing or future grandchildren. So they go along to get along; what the hell, everybody's doing it, or worse.
Even when it involves a homosexual relationship, nowadays, nobody wants to be seen as homophobic. Heavens no. Why, some of our best friends are homosexual. We've all got to be tolerant, accepting and loving, in order to not drive our own children away from us.
How does that change our family, and what does our family look like, from the outside? How does that change our culture, and what does our whole culture look like, from outside?
Who, exactly, are we? What kind of People are we?
Faith begins and takes root in the family, and, again, thanks largely to movies and the entertainment industry, and thanks to Cultural-Marxism infected education, family-based faith in America is a hit and miss, very spotty thing, at best. Dad doesn't ever go to Church; maybe Mom doesn't go all the time either.
If the whole family isn't alienated from religion for one reason or another, often they believe that all religions are the same, or it doesn't matter what you believe as long as you believe in something, or other silly, wrong and dangerous twaddle like that. Well, that's what they say on TV, or on the internet, so it must be right.
Children in whom a proper conscience has not been formed are told to "let your conscience be your guide" and "you decide what religion you will follow, if any." By parents who have not passed on any religion at all. That is to say, they have launched their children out to sea with no compass and no rudder. Let the cultural sea take them wherever it will.
We see it in Liturgy, we see it in Theology and we see it in practical application of Doctrine.
Probably all Protestant denominations deny or do not properly interpret Luke 16:18, Mark 10:11-12, Matt 19:9, Matt 5:31-32 and other verses, by permitting and even blessing divorce and remarriage.
Many Protestant denominations deny or do not properly interpret 1 Cor 6:9-10, 1 Tim 1:9-10, Rom 1:20-28 and other verses, by permitting and even blessing homosexual unions.
And, in those regards and others, many if not most Catholic Dioceses and Parishes are right in there with the Protestants. In fact, in some "Novus Ordo" Parishes you might be hard put to tell the difference between the Catholic Mass and a typical Protestant Show. I mean Liturgy. For the most part, the faithful go there more to get something out of it than to put something into it, and there is an overall lessened sense of the Divine Presence in the Eucharist.
Only Latin Mass Parishes have an absolutely familiar, always predictable and absolutely unchanging Mass. If you want an orthodox or mostly orthodox Novus Ordo Mass, you will have to shop around different Parishes, because they all vary to some degree, some more than others. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on your viewpoint, most Catholic Parishes are exclusively Novus Ordo Parishes. That's just the way it is.
Thank God for the Priestly Fraternity of St. Peter.
Most Dioceses and Parishes seem to have adopted the same theme of the larger secular culture, brought in by all the acquiescing, accommodating families: it's normal now; it's part of the culture; we can't deny these sinners access, and we can't contribute to breaking up families.
So, divorced-and-remarried are welcomed to receive Eucharist, as are active homosexuals. The belief seems to be that bringing them into the Parishes will modify them for the better, rather than all of them modifying the Parishes and the Dioceses and Archdioceses for the worse.
After all, the Bishop has no problem with it, and, apparently, neither does Pope Francis, for he has not condemned any of it so far. What's the problem?
How does that change our Parish, and what does our Parish look like,
from the outside? How does that change our Diocese, and what does our
whole Diocese look like, from outside? How does it change Catholicism, and what does it make Catholicism look like, from the outside?
Who, exactly, are we? What kind of Religion are we?
Are we still a specific Religion, or are we an all embracing Multi-Cult?
Don't even get me started here. See the recent Anti-American-Court page. Every culture-building or culture-modifying or culture-destroying factor - from early education, K-12, through college, through university advanced degrees; from Hollywood, through celebrity, through popular music, even through Games; from all News Media, from Printed News, through Network News, through Cable News, through Pop Commentary and Editorializing - tears down Western Civilization and builds up Diversity and Multiculturalism, and popularizes and politicizes programs of Socialist-government forced "Fairness", through Class Warfare.
Stop being so distinctly American and start being a Multi-Culture.
After all, why should any particular culture be distinct and different?
It is wrong to be or try to be exceptional; we must be equal to be fair.
The evil cultural seeds planted by Marxism's Humanist Manifesto, the Popular Front program, the Frankfurt School and Cultural Marxism are now bearing their evil fruit, right here in America. That is what brought us our wonderful - in the eyes of Hollywood - Sexual Revolution, and the whole sick notion of Sexual Freedom under the guise of Free Love, not to mention Open Homosexuality.
The results of this sneaky, underhanded, parasitic evil program are now all around us and plain to see. Major elements of Atheistic Marxism - the absolute antithesis and mortal enemy of Constitutional America - are now the dominant factors in our whole culture, our whole education system, our whole news and entertainment industries, and even our whole government.
We have a died-in-the-wool anti-American Marxist Revolutionary in our White House. We have a Marxist Progressive Political Party in our thoroughly anti-American Marxocrat Party, and we have a slightly milder (and sneakier) version of the exact same thing in our Republicrat Party.
They are all working hard to take Constitutional America down, right before our eyes.
The President and his Party demonstrate every day their blind hatred for Christianity and decency, for Western Civilization, for Free Markets and an independent citizenry, for sovereign nationhood and sovereign borders, for Constitutional government and for Representative government.
And they demonstrate every day their unfailing love for abortion, sodomy, free sex, forced social sameness, absolute citizen dependency on government, global government, an end to all borders, and - get this - Islam.
If any of that is not true, they've got a damned funny way of showing it.
Look through the Fixing America pages for all the anti-Constitution elements that have been unconstitutionally added to our own government over the decades. Look through the Cut The Spending pages for all the unrepresentative and unconstitutional "Soviets" - administrative agencies - that have been quite illegally inserted between our original Constitutional government and We The People.
What this is all driving at is global dictatorship, pure and simple.
The singular goal of Marxism from birth. The path to global dictatorship is through violence, chaos, disorder and cultural destruction. Chaos and bloodshed brings opportunity for a Machiavellian rise to dictatorial power.
Islam is one of our President's tools for causing eventual chaos and bloodshed, to his advantage. Islam is not a "Religion of Peace", and he knows it. He says that the most beautiful sound he has ever heard is the Islamic evening call to prayer. But, you see, he is a liar.
What the call to prayer includes is this:
That, my friend, is a warning, a challenge, a battle cry and a call of triumph, over the neighborhood in which it is heard. If you ever hear it, in your neighborhood, be warned: Islam intends, eventually, to convert you, dominate you or kill you, right wherever you are. Islam only grows; it never retreats. If you hear the call to prayer, you are hearing it sung from a place that is no longer sovereign American territory, but Islamic. And America will not ever get it back without bloodshed.
Those are the same words printed on the black flag of ISIS. And they are the same words printed on the black flag of Mohammed himself, back in his day. When you hear the call to prayer, you are hearing Mohammed's original call to war, and you are "hearing" his battle flag advancing.
Moslems do not come here to become American. They do not assimilate. They form the Ummah, the Islamic closed community, and they come not to assimilate, but to take over. To take territory. Like a metastasizing cancer, Islamic "communities" grow and interconnect; they do not retreat.
Whenever they feel they are strong enough, they will make war on us. In the meantime, there will always be incidents of various crimes of domination, such as rape, and random acts of terrorism and murder, because Islam itself is so barbaric that it cannot contain or control all of its members.
Of course, major terrorist attacks, too, will always come out of the Ummah, because of the various Islamic terrorist groups that shelter there. But most Americans do not yet recognize that Islam, in and of itself, is probably the most long-term, massively dangerous, barbaric enemy ideology of all human civilization that the world has ever known.
Whenever Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, quotes the Koran, he only quotes the earlier "Mecca" verses, which are the earlier peaceful ones. He never quotes the "Medina" verses, which are the later warlike verses, and which abrogate all the earlier peaceful ones. Islamic scholars will tell you about the "rule of abrogation" in Islam, which says that, whatever verses came later abrogate whatever contradicting verses that were recorded earlier.
That means that none of the verses quoted by our dear leader stand. All of them were abrogated by later verses, calling for the murder, beheading, dismembering, crucifixion, torture, enslavement, etc., of all unbelievers.
The President knows this, full well. He is not ignorant of it. He is educated in it. He is practicing Taqiyya, the Islamic doctrine of lying to unbelievers about Islam's intent toward them, until Islam is strong enough in their neighborhood to fully assert itself. Islam is not peace. Islam is submission. And he knows it.
"Islam Is Peace" is an Islamic "Taqiyya" lie, which is continuously repeated by our President, his whole Party, and that Party's three wholly owned subsidiary entities: American Academia, the American News Media and the American Entertainment Industry. It is a murderous Islamic lie that has already born fruit in the murder of many innocent American citizens. And many more of us will be murdered because of this lie before America's Islamic problem is finally brought to a head, one way or another.
There is no such thing as any private business, of any kind, that is too big to fail. Tax payers have no responsibility for the well-being or even survival of any private enterprise, whether it be a bank, a group of banks or any other form of private enterprise. If it fails, it fails, all by itself, just as it profits, if it profits, all by itself.
The FED never had a Constitutional reason for being, and should be ended with the repeal of Wilson's Federal Reserve Act, as we said among the Fixing America pages. Federal Reserve accounts should be taken back by Treasury and that relationship ended. We must end Crony Capitalism, and take back whatever of our treasure that may be found to actually exist in the Federal Banking System.
It's a lock down certainty that it is a whole lot less than reported.
We cannot ever hope to balance our national accounts until we have a real beginning point, regardless of how painful that may be or how much criminal activity that may uncover. Control of the nations treasure and the printing and minting of money simply must come back under the control of the Constitutional Government.
The FED does not own us, and has no Constitutional authority over us.
It's the other way around.
"Quantitative Easing", and the unwarranted creation of excess currency, whether through printing, minting or "digitizing" has got to end. When this happens abruptly, the stock market will crash. And, for the most part, that may be a good thing, if the market itself is not bailed out and no affected business is bailed out.
Digitized money winds up in the stock market, by a circuitous route, unnaturally inflating the market. It's time to let the air out. It's time for invested capital to settle at its own natural level, and time for phony purely digital capital to disappear.
No viable business will stop being a viable business just because their stock goes way down. Capital worth will go down, but, so what? If the owners don't sell out, the business will go on, largely unaffected. Over time, Capital Worth of the business will go back up, naturally.
The alternative? Eventual economic disaster, for the whole world.
The whole reason for the continued life and exponential growth of just about every single cultural mess we see around us today is the wimp-out blubbering about how it will be "too painful" or "too costly" or "too dangerous" or "not nice" to just finally fix the mess and end it. What gets lost in this stupid position is the fact that each mess threatens to end us.
It's getting so stupid around here that people are talking about individual rest rooms for every letter of the alphabet, beginning with LGBT, so that whoever feels like whatever they feel like today can find the right rest room with the right letter, and not feel "different". This is induced, mal-educated social insanity.
There are actually "parents" out there who really believe that, if little Johny feels pretty today, they should dress him up like a girl, put a little ribbon in his hair, and give him a little dolly to play with. Right.
The same mindset adversely affects the Church. Why, there are now so many divorced and remarried Catholics that, why, we just have to welcome them to Eucharist, lest the Church lose them. And the same thing applies to active homosexuals. And to those who cohabit and fornicate. And to those who use artificial contraception.
To paraphrase Pope Francis, who are we to judge?
So, to accommodate all those devout worshipers who are caught up in some unfortunates situation, we've got to ease the rules of annulment to make it easier and quicker and cheaper, with a really quick turn-around, and we've got to ease the rules of admittance to Eucharist, or, heavens to Betsy, they might all feel bad, go Protestant and leave us.
What is lost here is that we are becoming more Protestant. What, exactly, are the differences between Protestants and Catholics today? None. So why, exactly, should anyone choose to be Catholic?
May we now ask the same question regarding foreigners and Americans?
Catholic life is not supposed to be easy and convenient. Convenience in Christian life is for Protestants.
American citizenship is not supposed to be easy and convenient. Convenience in political life is for incompetents, Socialists and other dependents.
If it was expedient, for national security reasons, to completely shut down all American immigration between the years of 1924 and 1965, and to uproot and deport millions of American citizens, then there is no reason why we should not do the same thing today, for national security reasons.
We should be deporting all illegal intruders, as a beginning point. The stupid argument "that is not who we are" does not hold water. They, not we, are not who we are. And they have no intention of assimilating and becoming who we are. They are here for what they can get, not what they can contribute.
As for "anchor babies", there is no such thing. Natural born citizens means born to American citizen parents, not to illegal intruders who happen to be here. They need to go.
Moslems, too, are not here to become us, but to make us become them. Whether citizens or not, they do not assimilate, but form the Ummah, closed in on itself, subject not to our Constitution, but to Sharia. They are here to take and hold sovereign territory, and rule it.
If we do not round them up and deport them, they will eventually destroy us as a nation. That is what they are here to do. That is what their Koran calls them to do. To bring the whole world under the domination of Islam.
Any American citizen who cannot or will not swear a solemn oath to uphold, defend and live within our Constitution, and be trusted to mean it, needs to be removed from us, before they weaken us further. And no true Moslem can ever swear such and oath and mean it. Because, you see, the Koran, like the Communist Manifesto, is absolutely antagonistic, to the point of being antithetical to the American Constitution. Islam and America are hopelessly incompatible.
The Church will survive spineless leaders, although she may come out of it a whole lot smaller and a whole lot weaker. She will survive. We have it on the very best authority that the very gates of hell will not prevail against her.
That is not the case with America.
The American Nation will either grow a pair, and grow a spine, and stand up for herself, or she will be destroyed, mostly by her own hand.
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Date: Tue Feb 09 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
Just wishing everyone a Happy Paczki Tuesday today, and a prayerful beginning of Lent tomorrow, Ash Wednesday. This season, please remember to keep in your prayers an end to our spiritual Ecumenicide, an end to our own American culture's suicidal diversity, and for the scales to fall from the eyes of all of our Candidates that they may all see the Truth behind it.
Only Cruz and Rubio see what Rubio is currently being chastised and pilloried for by the entire Media and the Washington Establishment: that all of this trouble, all of it, is being done on purpose, by Obama and Party.
Even Fox News is blind to it. They all concentrate on Rubio's repetition of it, but not the content of it, which cannot be denied. The Media and the Establishment are openly demonstrating for us either Treachery, or Suicidal Stupidity.
Pray for the Church, and pray for America.
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How Spineless Acquiescence to the sins of friends and family destroys us. Failure to oppose wrong gets harder and harder to do the longer it is not done. Spineless Acquiescence to Evil is smiling your way into hell.
"Secularized Reason" is Reason divorced from Faith, which is Amoral Nonsense. Secularized Reason is not merely Amoral, or simply Morally Neutral; it always comes to oppose all sense of any fixed cultural morality.
America's current Anti-Constitution Constitutional Government. All three current branches knowingly violate the Constitution that created them, provided their rules and set their limits.
Rethinking War on Islam: War on "parts" of Islam, or, Unlimited War. Rethinking War on Islam may mean a perpetual state of war, for Islam's evil cannot be separated out.
Reconciliation with God, through a good Confession with Absolution. Repentance, resolve, confession, absolution, penance, and uplifting, EXHILARATING Reconciliation.
Gay Marriage: What the hell is gay about it? It isn't Gay Marriage, it's Homosexual Marriage. If you surrender the language you lose.
"We are not the World Police" say the Lefties. So, if not us, then who? In the absence of Police, including World Police, what happens? The criminals come out to play.
Do we have an Anti-American President? A Pro-Islam, Anti-Christian,
Redistributionist, Utopian, Pro-Illegal Alien, quite consistently Anti-American, President Obama?
The Three Big Ideas competing in global geopolitics today. The Three Big Ideas, and a Fourth one: aggressive, militant atheism, or secularism.
World War III is beginning, and the Big News is the "News"? The world is tumbling into global war, but Journalism is all atwitter about Brian Williams. Go figure.
Babbling Christianity: The Loss of Unity in the Christian Message. Is some New Testament "Tower of Babble" moment behind babbling Christianity's ever increasing disunity?
Obama Lies Again. So what else is new? "My work is done here; Hi-Yo Silver, and Away!" ... Who was that Masked Marxist?
On the lost human virtue of Industry. From Industry to Indolence: how the most industrious nation in history has slipped into almost pure sloth.
Another Obama act of Treason? Well, ho-hum, heavy sigh and here we go again. He lives for Treason. Bringing Constitutional America down is his whole purpose for being.
All the anti Capitalist lies in Marxist propaganda. Most old Marxist anti-Capitalist lies are now common "academic truths" in formal education and news reporting.
Why is our whole culture going to pot? It's our morality, stupid. Every cultural thing - law, order, decency, indecency, salvation, damnation - hangs on a recognized cultural morality.
The Truth about Islam, finally, in a homily at Mass. You never hear the unvarnished truth about Islam, or other evils, from Catholic clerics. Maybe that's finally changing.
Presenting the Renamed Reintroduction of Thinking-Catholic-Strategic-Center. The conversion to the Catholic American Thinker name is now complete.
War Begets War: It's About Islam; It Always Was. Undoing Islamic Lies of "Peaceful" Moslem Propagandizers.
Undoing Evil: Unraveling the sly "Good Intentions" destroying the West. Undoing Evil means reversing Political Correctness and Amorality, and returning to Pure Meritocracy.
The argument within Islam, and about Islam, regarding the true nature of Islam. The true nature of Islam: Ron Paul, King Saud, Ali Khamenei, Comrade Obama, all have their versions.
Letter to an American Warrior, from an old American Citizen, with Love. An old man's advice to a young man, sent in a letter to an American Warrior.
All the Unintended Consequences: What makes us think they were unintended? If every single thing done by someone has unintended consequences, the consequences were intended.
The French Islamophobia: Was it real? Or is Islam really something to be feared? If the French Islamophobia turns out to have been warranted, what about ours?
You're gonna hold their feet to the fire? What fire? They're laughing at you. You can't hold Republicrat's feet to the fire. They are the fireproof new political nobility.
What would War on Islam look like? Would victory even be possible? With what successful overall strategy could we wage war on an ideology?
On the Anti-Church metastasizing within the Roman Catholic hierarchy. The anti-Church within the Church: the anti-Papal agenda advancing even in the Vatican itself.
The Required Radical American Re-Revolution. Or, Re-Constitution.It took 100+ years to radicalize Constitutional America. It will take a radical re-revolution to bring it back to sanity.
On the "inevitability" of a Perfect Global Government in a "New World Order". Is this "New World Order" idea divinely inspired, or is it the ongoing work of Satan?
The Judas Complex: How a traitor may not recognized his own treason. The Judas Complex explains how Judas Iscariot - like many a modern day Bishop - compromised with the world.
Christmas 2014: Hope is Reborn; Salvation has come into the world. The Christmas 2014 Turning Point: The Kingdom is upon us; our King is among us.
On Theory Dominating Substance, in science, religion, morality, and culture. Everywhere we look, we see the theoretical trumping the substantial, up and down the line.
A Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ deepens faith and faith commitment. A Personal Relationship with America deepens love of country and patriotic commitment.
The 2014 Mid-Term Elections Cometh: Here we go again. Next Tuesday, the 2014 Mid-Term Elections are upon us. What are we going to do about it?
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 Judaeo-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.
Thinking Catholic direction: threats to America, Church, Ethos, even History. The Thinking Catholic Direction is multi-faceted, facing threats to American National Existence, Catholic Liturgy, our common Guiding Ethos - emphasis changes to meet the threat of the moment.
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", into Catholicism.
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.
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