Vic Biorseth, Monday, April 18, 2011
Sometimes I just get tired of saying the same thing over and over; but if the message isn’t getting across, then it must be repeated. Every time I read a current news article, or see one on TV, or hear one on radio, or read someone’s opinion-piece on-line or on FaceBook, I see the same old thing, rehashed again, about how some potential candidate is “polarizing,” and about how we desperately need a candidate who can “bring us all together.”
That’s bull crap.
That is what the enemy wants. To bring us all together. To compromise, on everything, including that which is uncompromisable in its essence. To make us act as one. To begin to herd us. If ever there was an appointed time for dividing, this is it. This is a time of polarizing, and dividing.
We have spoken before of how America is a nation of thirds, politically speaking; and we have been so from the beginning. This is not a land of landslide elections or unanimous political decisions. The first third is comprised of those who love the Declaration and the Constitution; the second third is comprised of those who don’t really pay attention or give a damn about politics, until crisis occurs, and the last third are those who oppose the Declaration and the Constitution, although they may not say so in so many words. None of these thirds is perfect as described. The overwhelming majority, in each third, doesn’t pay a lot of attention to what’s going on until some actual threat appears and an alarm is sounded, and some political contest begins to polarize them into separate political camps.
The first third, largely but imperfectly, sees America as good, in her overall design. The second third is distracted and disengaged; far too interested in sports, or in leisure, or reality TV, or other such nonsense. The last third, largely but imperfectly, sees America as bad, and terribly flawed, in her overall design.
I submit that the popular notion that America needs someone or some Party to “bring us all together” is just another Fatal False Premise, designed and intended to help bring about the downfall of liberty, and the establishment of total authority, i.e., totalitarianism. We talked about this in World Revolution Returns, and we talked about it in Blessed Polarization, and in a bunch of other pages. Still, the topic keeps publicly coming back and hitting me between the eyes.
It seems to go against nature for us to not seek to totally unify as a people; but, what is our true nature, and our true purpose for being? Is it not to seek and do the will of God? In every Catholic Mass, we pray that we might become what we eat: the Body of Christ. In every other Christian Church that I am aware of, prayers are offered to bring Christ to the whole world, and to unite the whole world in Christ. This is a glorious, magnificent effort … but … we all so easily forget the “shake off the dust” part.
So long as evil exists, and so long as Satan reigns on earth, it is quite impossible for us all to “gather together as one” without simultaneously separating ourselves from God and His law. Just as sheep cannot gather with wolves, good cannot gather with evil. Truth cannot gather with falsehood. The American Constitution cannot coexist with Marxism, or with Islam.
At this historic moment in time, America’s First Third has never been more solidly united and galvanized to action, thanks to the great Tea Party awakening. Yet today, even from within the Tea Party, we still hear many voices calling for someone who can bring us all together, which is the absolute last thing America needs. We need to turn our faces toward God, and all of us are just not going to do that. That’s the way it is. Evil exists, here and everywhere. It is our first job to see to it that evil does not reign here and everywhere.
Here in this life, on this earth, this is not the Chuch Triumphant, and it is not the Church Suffering; this is the Church Militant, where the battle against evil commences. Before you can put your total trust in your battle-mates, you must consider the task of winnowing. What, exactly, is it?
In Biblical times, winnowing took place on a threshing floor. The floor had a large spot on which to lay harvested grain, a window or hole in the floor nearby leading to a storage bin, and another window or hole, farther away, in the floor leading to another bin. A winnowing fork, or a winnowing fan, was a large pitchfork-like tool, sometimes in a flattened paddle shape.
The winnower would pick up grain and throw it into the wind for separation. The grain, being the heaviest, would fall right beneath the winnowing fan. The straw, being useful, and being lighter than the grain, would fall through the first window into the first bin. The chaff, comprised of leaves, dust and twigs, all useless, and all lighter than grain and lighter than straw, would fall through the last window into the last bin, intended to be burned. Metaphorically, it would burn in unquenchable fire.
How does that apply to us?
This is the time of polarizing and dividing for America. There is no place for compromise in this political environment. It is time to get rid of all the old time politicians in both Parties. It is time crush the Democrat Party, and it is time to absolutely renew the Republican Party, from top to bottom. We need to eliminate all professional politicians, and put ordinary citizens in office.
Here in America, high political office should not be a profession.
If you say a citizen candidate like Palin is somehow “not qualified” to run, then, tell me just who the hell is better qualified? Obama? Biden? How, exactly, is Palin not qualified? As compared to who? Being a polarizer should be a point in her favor. Don’t stand there with your bare face hanging out and tell me she cannot win. By every possible method of calculation, Obama should not have been able to win, if the voting electorate was even so much as conscious.
You know, or you had better know, right from wrong, and good from evil. Everything boils down to that. It’s very simple. Issue after issue, one at a time, presents a choice between right and wrong, good and evil. That is where you must begin to divide.
And that is where you need to wake up and pay attention. To gather with obstinate unrepentant sinners is a sin. To look aside from obstinate unrepentant sin is a sin. To hold your tongue in the presence of evil is to speak. To stand aside as evil goes by is to take a stand. To not act against evil is to act. You will face judgment for not speaking, for not acting, for being silent, for gathering with evil, for compromising with wrong, for making any deal with the devil.
Read John 20:31-46; there you might see how we might be judged more harshly for the things that we do not do than for the things that we actually do. When it comes to fundamental issues, once you peel away the covering layers, it always comes down to right vs. wrong; truth vs. falsehood; good vs. evil. You may not stand neutral in the face of wrong. You may not compromise with evil.
Over-willingness to politically compromise with evil is what brought the American Democrat Party to its current condition, opposing as it does the Declaration and the Constitution at nearly every turn. A knee-jerk need to politically compromise “to get something done” is what caused the current Republican leadership to commit to Boehner’s Folly, deepening and exacerbating our economic dilemma and potentially bringing America, and the world, to economic catastrophe before the next election. Every minute given to the Obamunists will be used by them to destroy us, economically and otherwise.
There can be no compromise with evil. This is where the battle commences. You may not stand neutral. This is a time for dividing, and choosing sides. If you would join us in restoring America to her founding principles, then you must know this first.
This ain’t no pleasure cruise. You can fish, you can cut bait, or you can get the hell off the boat. Those are your choices.
Once you’ve made your choice and shook the dust – welcome aboard.
Seek the Truth; find the Way; live the Life. Please God, and live forever.
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Date: Mon Apr 18 12:18:01 2011
From: Dcn. Channing Fell
Location: Round Rock, Texas, USA!
Thank you for writing, for saying the difficult. It is important, no, essential for one's soul to truly know the Liberty of the Cross. Yet, that selfsame liberty demands a reality check. Not the kind that gives us a "feel good"/ "I'm ok, you're ok" kind of namby - pamby -pabulum... but the sincere MEAT.
May God continue to bless you and yours...
Date: Mon Apr 18 12:23:14 2011
I am so sick of all politicians I’m ready to vomit. We need all new candidates!
What do you think about Donald Trump?
Keep it up!
Date: Mon Apr 18 13:03:37 2011
From: Vic Biorseth
You are the second one to ask that question; the last one was in the Home Page Comments. There I just talked about his “entrepreneurial” ethics, which are questionable, in my estimation. When it comes to a Presidential candidacy, I cannot take him seriously. Trump is a Capitalist of the Machiavellian The Ends Justify The Means school, which means that he is likely to do nearly anything at all in order to advance himself and profit. Until the Tea Party awakening, he was always a Leftie, if that makes any sense at all. He could never have been mistaken for a conservative.
Of course, that was then, and this is now. Now, of course, he waxes conservative, and in his estimation, Obama has now displaced Bush as the worst President in American history. How convenient.
Essentially, I see Trump as a male version of Oprah, except maybe not so rich. He is a typical big-time Celebritwit, with a huge adoring following of Celebritards. He is little more than a reality show star who seeks to keep himself in the limelight. What is his faith? I’ll bet you don’t know. I’ll bet he doesn’t want you to know. He can look good and he can sound good and he can talk a good game; but then, so can Obama. Trump is about as trustworthy as Obama.
His house is built on sand; America can do better than him.
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The Purpose for this grouping of links is to highlight the three natural divisions, in philosophy, religion, morality and politics; what is proper, what is disengaged and what must be defeated.
The Winnowing Pages
Ben Franklin described the division of the time as the Loyalists, the Rebels and the Mug-Whumps, with their Mugs hanging over one side of the fence, and their Whumps hanging over the other. Today, we have the Constitutionalists, the anti-Constitutionalists, and the Moron Vote.
The Three Sociological Divisions: The Faithful; The Disengaged; The Faithless. Those who stand in Truth, those who oppose Truth, and those who are Lukewarm toward Truth comprise the Three Sociological Divisions.
There is a time appointed for everything; this is the time of winnowing. We must politically winnow, to separate into good grain, useful straw, and useless flammable chaff.
Against political moderation: America was not founded by indecisive moral wimps. Political Moderation provides neither leadership nor opposition, but merely a moral drag that historically prolongs moral debates and ends up hurting morality.
Blessed Polarization & Political Division: what America desperately needs today. Lord, give us blessed polarization, a line drawn in the sand and a polarizing leader like Sarah Palin to lead us back to American sanity.
America’s return to faith in God is now a matter of American national survival. If America does not return to faith in God, no return to “conservatism” will save her; it will only prolong her death agony.
Faith versus Atheism: Is atheism really just a silly superstition? The Faith versus Atheism argument is at the root of every other important argument.
Constitutional America: The argument for a return to basic rule of law. The arguments for a return to the Constitutional America intended by the Fathers and expected by the People through their Representative Government.
Atheizing America - we sit, seemingly mesmerized, merely watching it happen. Among all Leftist agendas, the atheizing America agenda is the one we seem to notice the least. Like deer in the headlights, we just stand there and watch.
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.
The World says: Faith Versus Reason. The Spirit says: Faith And Reason. Choose. Is it possible to be a man of faith and reason simultaneously? Or is true faith exclusively reserved for dumb hillbillies, bible-thumping zealots, and unthinking cradle traditionalists?
Behold the Masters of Hypocrisy who denigrate us and highlight their own shame. Good Leadership, for the Masters of Hypocrisy, means Surrender to the World and Follow The Mob.
Of all the dumb-assed ideas in the world, the dumbest is The Equality Stupidity. The Equality Stupidity takes the prize for the most imbecilic of all ideologies.
On Replacing America: Do detractors seek replacement, or destruction? Replacing America, or destroying America - what do Democrats and other fundamental Marxists want to do to America?
Even the very best among us can be fooled into blessing abomination. In blessing abomination we show how we have been mesmerized by the slyest of lies.
General Commentary Pages
Various unrelated topics that stirred thought and provoked writing (or quoting) at one time or another. The Everything Else Bucket.
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?
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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.
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", to 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.
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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
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 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.
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 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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