Vic Biorseth, Tuesday, July 21, 2009
What I want to emphasize here is the irreconcilable antagonism between the social theories of Marxism and Constitutional America. The two ideas are so antithetical to each other as to render them mutually exclusive. There can be no middle ground here. There can be no “little bit of Capitalism” mixed with a “little bit of Socialism” because the two systems each can only survive and function properly in the absence of the other. They therefore seek each other’s destruction, and only one can ultimately survive in any such social contest between them.
The fact that so many mature Americans simply do not know that points out the root of the real problem, which is, that most mature Americans, particularly the more educated ones, have been mal-educated and miss-informed about the very nature of the two competing theories all their lives. We modern day Americans, collectively, have a fuzzy and indistinct “knowledge” about both Marxism and Constitutional America. We don’t really know, in any substantive way, enough about either one of them to be able to give a concise and correct description of either one of them.
So, let’s strip it to the bare bones and talk about the sub-parts, and discuss the radical differences that make the two systems so incompatible with each other as to be deadly enemies. Part of the problem is that, on the one hand, Marxism seeks to control all – it is a form of government central planning of the whole economy, and it is a form of government control of the citizenry. Both at the same time. Constitutional America, however, is a loose arrangement between a free market economy, and a liberated citizenry, in which the government acts solely as a sort of referee to keep citizens and free market transactions honest.
Of course, that’s not all legitimate government does, but for the sake of this discussion, we’ll put aside national defense, international diplomacy, currency and so forth, in the interest of simplicity. For the sake of this discussion, in Constitutional America, the role of the government is to make sure no one violates a contract, commits fraud or gets an unfair advantage or a monopoly over products, services, workers, land, equipment, or any other resources in play, in the open and free market place.
What we are really talking about here, rather than Capitalism vs. Socialism, is, in truth,
First, Constitutional America requires a highly moral citizenry to function properly. Liberty, as we know it here, can only exist as it does here in a generally moral people. As a people become less moral, they must be increasingly constrained by civil law. As a people become more moral, they are in less need of such constraint by civil law. A predominantly immoral people would render Constitutional America inoperable and impossible.
Morality is born of religion. Our common Judeo-Christian religion provides our collective American sense of right and wrong. A properly formed conscience, developed during the formative years in the home and in Church, guides the individual and makes him a moral man. The common Judeo-Christian Ethos of America represents our collective national sense of right and wrong, and our collective national conscience. It guided our nation’s founders, and it underlies our Constitution and our civil law.
Second, individual liberty absolutely requires a right to private property, which has always been seen as a natural right, a common-law right, a seventh-Commandment right as well as a recognized civil law legal right, throughout the history of Western Civilization. When you take away a man’s right to private ownership, you take away his liberty.
Private ownership of property – of things – and the freedom and ability to invent, develop, manufacture, improve, give, hold, sell, buy or trade property is the root source of wealth. Since the dawn of specialization, each specialist produces more of whatever he produces than he needs, in order to be paid more. This is the source of wealth. Read Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations. New Wealth originates from Extra Effort, in forms that range between the good idea and the little bit of overtime. The product or service is produced in greater quantity, or greater quality, or for lower price, in order to satisfy a market need; the worker works a little harder or longer and puts a little more money in his pocket. As the market changes, the products change to satisfy it.
Third, existing wealth – whether it is earned, saved, exchanged, given, spent or squandered – can only be measured on some regular timely basis, be it daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly or annually. It constantly changes. The Marxist view of wealth as a fixed pie in need of being fairly divided up is so absurd as to be stupid. The Marxist notion is that, after this year’s pie is divided up and spent, it will just magically reappear in the next time period, ready to be divided up again. Right.
Let’s cut to the chase.
It is a question of our religion vs. irreligion, anti-religion or foreign religion. That’s the real bottom line here. The American foundation stone is our religion, the next base of stone is our religious ethos, and upon these stones are built up the unique American Republic in which we all live and operate.
I submit that to oppose our common religion is to oppose Constitutional America.Anti-religion at the root of anti-Americanism.
Marxist amorality is antithetical to the American Judeo-Christian ethos. The opposition is so great that no compromise is possible. Marxism insists upon radical atheism. America insists upon Judeo-Christian religion. Marxism is atheist and amoral, and Marxism opposes religion and our common morality.
Now, we have already addressed the false notion that the so-called principle of separation of Church and state has anything at all to do with the American Constitution. I would hope that silly notion is put to rest here, if not in the larger American psyche, yet.
Some of the earliest pages written on this website described the evil Secularism movement and the efforts of organizations like the ACLU12 to openly attack our religion and restrict it in civil law, and censor it in “public” schools, which should be called social indoctrination schools. The American college campus has become so anti-Christian that even so-called Catholic universities invite political champions of unlimited abortion and unrestricted open homosexuality, to be honored, and to give lectures or speeches.
We have discussed at length the clear and obvious Marxism of Obama. I have been railing against the clear and obvious Marxism of the SLIMC1 , which is to say, the entire mainstream news media, ever since the Vietnam War. Nothing about the gross, overwhelming Leftism of American Journalism should be any surprise to anyone at all by this late date. It’s been that way for well over fifty years, and was trending that way for probably a hundred.
Besides the link above, some other treatments of “pink” American
journalism, in which America and American policies in general and
Capitalism and American industry in particularly were demonized in the
public’s eyes, see the links below.
The Bush Lied, People Died set of Leftie flagrant categorical lies.
Kerry lies again, and then lies about his lies, with full media support.
Kerry’s Lies, a POW lawsuit, and the chickens coming home to roost.
Mainstream Media Lies and Liars just keep foaming up and bubbling over.
History Channel Lies re Pius XII show how our media lies for fun and profit.
Regarding our Media Versus the Truth; how our media lies.
The Media Controlled Opinion Poll and it’s obvious Leftist spin.
Leftie-Liberal Lies reported as news.
Old Traitors Never Die; they don’t even fade away. Cronkite lies again.
American journalism is currently mourning the passing of Walter Cronkite, who was probably the greatest Communist traitor in all of American journalism, which is really saying something. After the disastrous defeat of the Vietnamese Communists in the Tet Offensive, in which over 100 Communists were killed for every one American or allied war fighter killed, Cronkite told the American people that "It seems now more certain than ever that the bloody experience of Vietnam is a stalemate" and he said that the war was "unwinnable." He called for U.S. withdrawal, and did his best to help turn public opinion against the war. His words so demoralized American troops and Democratic President Lyndon Johnson, who declared that losing Cronkite’s support meant he had lost the backing of Middle America, that his heart and his Presidency were broken, and the war was eventually lost.
Cronkite’s words were, of course, a flagrant categorical lie. You can read more about it in the Vietnam War page. A top Communist general said years later on the Public Broadcasting Service crocumentary series Vietnam, that the American press – our own media – turned this disastrous Communist military defeat into a major political victory for the international Communist cause. They did it on purpose. Advancing international Communism at the expense of Constitutional America was their goal from the beginning.
When Republican President Richard Nixon refused to withdraw U.S. forces from Vietnam, Cronkite and the Democrats used the Watergate scandal to break his presidency. Cronkite played the key role in the political process that ousted Nixon – chiefly by broadcasting a news story every single night on the CBS Evening News under the banner "Watergate" and hammering Nixon night after night. The whole Watergate event, in truth, revolved round an attempt to gather evidence of a prostitution ring operating through use of a phone in the Watergate. It was falsely blown into a story involving illegal Republican Party attempts to plant bugs to collect strategic political information for political advantage over the Democrat Party. Nixon didn’t even know about the break-in until after the fact, and neither did John N. Mitchell, who died in prison because of this story. It was nothing more than a typical game of high-level political hard-ball, Democrat style. (This is to say, Marxist style.) The ends justified the means.
The World Federalist organization, whose purpose was to achieve a one-world government, once offered Cronkite the job of being their main Washington lobbyist and spokesman. He stayed in journalism, but he strongly supported that internationalist, anti-American goal. He said that “We must strengthen the UN as a first step toward a world government.” Here’s what he said about how he envisioned his New World Order:
He specifically called for ratification of the "Treaty for a Permanent International Criminal Court" that would allow Americans to be convicted of actions deemed crimes by judges from nations such as Communist Cuba and Communist China. He also called for elimination US power of Veto in the UN Security Council, and he cited extreme Leftist international billionaire financier George Soros as one of the “best thinkers” on this topic. Birds of a feather flock together.
A world government means, of course, the end of the USA. You just can’t get any more anti-American than that.
Our Courts are also infected with this kind of anti-religion, anti-American thinking, although not nearly to the same degree. Yet. Look at the Abortion in America page for a gross example of what happens to law when irreligious, amoral people get on the bench. See the argument against separation of Church and state, as any sort of Constitutional principle, for another.
Recently Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made the news with some of her responses in an interview. Here’s a quote:
Funny; I had always thought she was a Jewish lady. It turns out she’s a racist Nazi eugenicist. But her amorality should not shock anyone today who has looked at such decisions as Dred Scott and Roe vs. Wade, the two “freedom of choice” decisions. One established the right to own someone, and the other involved the right to abort someone, both under the right to choose.
Official Public Education is doing it’s part to dumb the American citizenry down, turn them into unthinking sheep and prepare them for herding. Lots and lots of American children today are convinced that daddy is somehow killing a polar bear every time he starts up the SUV, and mommy is somehow killing a whale every time she brings the groceries home from Kroger’s in a plastic bag, and the polar ice caps are going to melt and New York City is going to wash away any minute now, because of the thermostat setting.
But the kids are not alone in their indoctrinated invincible ignorance, and inability to do good critical thinking. Our best, brightest and bravest – our astronauts – are currently lobbying to promote an expedition to Mars, because, among other more excellent reasons, it is theorized that Mars may be the Darwinian birthplace of all life. Yeah, right. Which proves that the elitist fad of extolling the Origin Of Species theory of Charles Darwin still lives on, and indeed, even gains momentum, in the complete absence of any supporting evidence, even after all these years.
You will get more science education out of comic books and science fiction novels than you will get out of public education, or out of most of all of TTRSTF4 working in paleontology or archaeology these days. And, perhaps most Americans do get most of their science out of comic books and science fiction novels. They certainly don’t get much out of the public schools.
Doctrine of “giving back” vs. virtue of charity.
The virtue of charity has been warped in the collective American psyche. Marxist philosophy, seeped into our consciousness, has done this to us.
Charity is, in actuality, love. It is perfect love, and therefore not humanly possible. Charity is the perfect love of God. We are called to emulate it as best we can, in our human imperfection, and in our fallen state. The love of God, like the saving grace of God, is unwarranted. It is un-earned, undeserved, etc. You cannot earn it or work for it or do anything to get it; it is just freely given, and either you will both accept it and cooperate with it, or you will reject it.
Acts of charity – giving alms, tending the sick, feeding the hungry, etc. – must be just as freely done; else they are not acts of charity. Look at the words spoken by people who have just given something to someone out of a sense of charity. How often does the sports star or the celebrity or the famous alumnus say something like, I have been truly blessed, and I need to give something back, (to the community, or to the institution, or to the local gym or foundation or whatever.) How many times have you heard similar words?
To give back. ???
To give back in these cases implies that the giver first took it from someone, which is not true. He legitimately earned it in the free market place, and he is giving it, period. The sense of the need to give some of it “back” comes out or the Marxist notion of the fixed-pie view of all wealth and property. I got my big slice of the pie, therefore, in good justice, I need to give a little back for the good of the community. This sense of giving is not charity. Non-criminal members of society who are more successful than others rob no one by earning their wealth. Rare is the individual who becomes wealthy by luck or coincidence. Don’t give as if you owe, unless you really do owe, and that’s not charity either, it is debt repayment. Don’t give back; just give, as generously and quietly as you can. That’s the virtue of charity. The recipient does not need to deserve it, and the giver does not need to owe it. If you don’t understand that, then you do not yet understand love.
Obama’s Marxist collectivism and redistributionism is stealing, pure and simple. There is absolutely nothing charitable about forcefully collecting for redistribution. Charity must be given freely, never taken forcefully. You can no more force someone to be charitable than you can force God to love you. Charity flows one way, only. It cannot be demanded or commanded. If it is not freely given in love, then it is not charity.
The advance of selfism: pure selfishness.
Today many people who are professed worshippers of God, both Christians and Jews, will betray a failure in adherence to their faith by their ability to stand aside and let evil pass. They will look away, or not speak up, when evil and sin is presented in public, right in front of their faces. Culture destroying, ethos weakening, society wrecking abominations are made not only legal in civil law, but acceptable in society, and not only acceptable, but even promoted, right in front of their faces. The invariable public excuse given, if one is given at all, will be on the order of “that issue is not going to affect me personally one way or another, so it’s not my problem.”
This attitude is taken even in the face of family and potentially culture destroying evils. Our civil law is supposed to be representative, and it is supposed to be complimentary to our collective sense of right and wrong. When civil law contradicts or opposes the cultural ethos, something has to give. And in America what has “given,” over and over again, is our common national Judeo-Christian Ethos. People learn to put their religion aside and stand mute, even though it is expressly against their religion to do so.
“If that woman chooses to have an abortion that is not going to affect me personally in any way at all.” I therefore don’t care if she has an abortion.
“If those two men want to get married, that is going to have no affect whatsoever on me personally, so more power to them.”
Such statements are wrong, of course. These are evils that threaten the nature of the normative and normal family, and the family is the primal social unit. Such statements promote the mortal sin of Indifferentism in the social order and the civil legitimization of sins that can never be theologically legitimated. You would expect to hear such arguments from atheists, but people who still claim to adhere to some form of Judeo-Christian religion say them in public, and mean what they say.
Our common religion is at the root of Constitutional America, and that is what has been under constant attack for the longest time. To oppose the religion of the founders and of the overwhelming majority of the citizenry is to oppose the very idea of America herself. Too many of us have turned inward in our spiritual life, and we have turned our religion into a private thing rather than an important part of our culture.
Abortion is against our common religion. Our religion demands that we say that abortion is against our religion. Not saying that abortion is against our religion is against our religion. Failing to condemn abortion whenever the opportunity to do so presents itself is against our religion. Supporting or voting for laws or programs or candidates that promote abortion is against our religion.
Homosexuality is against our common religion. Our religion demands that we say that homosexuality is against our religion. Not saying that homosexuality is against our religion is against our religion. Failing to condemn homosexuality whenever the opportunity to do so presents itself is against our religion. Supporting or voting for laws or programs or candidates that promote homosexuality is against our religion.
President Obama is an irreligious man, possibly to the point of being anti-religion. The Obama family is an irreligious family; they practice no faith. They therefore have no moral basis that is in any way familiar to most of us, if indeed they have any moral basis whatsoever. They may as well be foreigners. By the clear and obvious Marxism of Obama we may safely assume that he is a materialist-atheist. The Obama Ethos page showed that his guiding principles are not only alien but antithetical to Constitutional America. He has proved, again and again, that he is a typical MEJTML14 who will say anything at all in order to win the political contest of the moment.
The Democrat Party is an irreligious Party, taken to the point of being anti-religion in general and anti-Christian in particular. It is the Party of the Secularism movement that seeks the religious cleansing of the American public square, of all political debate, and even of all of the American people. Completely unrestrained medically unnecessary abortion on demand, and completely unrestrained highly public and open homosexuality are major planks in the Democrat Party platform. It’s what they stand for, what they are about, what they sponsor, champion, love and defend. It’s where they make much of their money.
All the untold millions of medically unnecessary abortions that have already been committed are not enough for the blood thirsty Democrat Party. They will not be satisfied until every single pregnancy ends in abortion. All the men holding hands and kissing in public in front of other people’s children are not enough for the Democrat party. They will not be satisfied until America is recognized throughout the world as the New Sodom. This is not our common national ethos directing political action here. This is the ethos of BMDFP10 and Democrats.
Take stock of what’s going on here. What kind of a “family” do you want your children to found? What kind of a culture do you want them to grow in and become a part of, and form? What kind of a nation do you want this to become?
America is our religion’s best hope.
Please pray for Constitutional America.
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Date: Wed Jul 29 22:00:11 2009
How can you say that Walter Cronkite was a Communist, and that every journalist in every news venue is a liar? You toss around terms like traitor and liar far too casually.
Plus, you must be looking at the pure-greed system of Capitalism through rose colored glasses, showing it in the best possible light while demonizing Socialism and all attempts at fairness in economics and government.
Date: Thu Jul 30 06:17:46 2009
From: Vic Biorseth
Cronkite’s own words clearly identify him as a Communist, although he denied it through his mastery of English and subterfuge. Just as he referred to himself as an “anti anti-Communist”, I can, in the exact same light, refer to myself as an “anti anti-Constitutional American”.
What is an anti anti-Communist? A Communist.
What is an anti anti-Constitutional American? A pro Constitutional American.
Who else, other than a Communist, would be opposed to being opposed to Communism? No one else.
I submit that the governmental organization of the United States of America, even as briefly described in this article, is unique in the world today and absolutely unique in all of world history. There is and can be no other government organization quite like it. We are quite unique with our 50 independent yet loosely federated states, with all our differences, and yet with all our common heritage, language, interest and, most important - individual liberty.
I look at America without any special glasses, and I see her flaws as well as her wondrous successes, and I see an imperfect yet beautiful environment nurturing and encouraging opportunity. Americans, historically, do not massively emigrate to other lands to find better opportunity; it is and has always been quite the other way round, for good reason.
You need to look more carefully and objectively at Capitalist organization, and the limits it insists upon imposing on government, in order to maintain the two inter-dependent components of, One, a free and open market, and Two, a free and independent populace.
Who gets to decide what is fair and what is not fair? You? Some dictator? Some sociology professor? Some Communist? Why not the people? Obama, like many other Marxists before him, has said that some or many people “do not always make the right choices” and so he would like to make their choices for them. And for the rest of us, too. Do you even understand what the word Liberty means?
Lastly, I don’t say that every single journalist in every single venue is a liar. Just the overwhelming majority of them; and I am quite comfortable sticking to that statement.
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Laying out the contemporary American political factions and their positions, as compared to the Founding Principles in the Declaration, and the Constituting Principles in the Constitution. America is the first nation in world history designed to be without classes - no nobility, no royalty, no aristocracy - all men stand equal before the law.
American Politics. Examination of American Political Ideologies going into the 2012 Election and beyond.
The contemporary conservative American forum out-classes modern journalism. Wading through the bloggosphere pays off when one finds a really good conservative American forum, blog or website.
Fixed Pegs versus Variable Reality: Salvation versus Doom. Fixed Pegs versus Variable Reality describes the dichotomy between objective truth and human imaginings.
Returning to American Founding Principles offers a return to national salvation. American Founding Principles are reawakened by the mortal threat to the nation posed by Obamunism.
Return to American Constitutional Principles is the path to national salvation. American Constitutional Principles are reawakened by the mortal threat to the nation posed by Obamunism.
American Constitutional Doom: Our own political process is destroying us. American Constitutional Doom made inevitable by parasitic enemies within America.
The Democracy-Open Society problem: Does it spell doom for Democracy? The "Redirection" and the increasingly Open Society born of Democracy. Inevitable chaos?
Warning all bourgeoisie: Obama will destroy the middle class. Take fair warning all bourgeoisie, i.e., members of our vast middle class: the Marxists despise you and intend to conquer you once and for all.
In support of American Nationalism and American Patriotism. American Nationalism and American Patriotism have been demonized long enough.
Are our federal bureaucracies all malignant outgrowths of Marxism? Any extra-Constitutional government agency is likely to be a malignant outgrowth of Marxism.
Three fatal oversights of the top conservative cognizanti: Glenn, Rush and Sean. Beck, Limbaugh and Hannity are on the right track, but just nibbling around the edges of who the enemy is.
It’s Liberty versus Marxism and Islam, which cannot coexist with Liberty. Liberty versus Marxism and Islam: the epic contest of this historic era.
Can we outlaw Islam in the USA and still be a free thinking society? I say we can and should outlaw any ideology that seeks the elimination of Constitutional America.
Can we outlaw Marxism in the USA and still be a free thinking society? I say we can and should outlaw any ideology that seeks the elimination of Constitutional America.
Our argument supporting the Fair Tax as a sensible and practical Tax Revolution. Fair Tax presents the possibility of a real, popular, voter-supported, tax payer supported, grass-roots supported Revolution in America, and a radical change for the better.
Fasttrack Fairtax: Stop income tax until repeal of Amendment XVI. Fasttrack Fairtax: Legislate to not collect income tax and pass FairTax.
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.
Current American Political Landscape: Our Two Parties and their Positions. The Thinking Catholic looks at Issues and Parties for the Catholic American Thinker.
Against diversity for the sake of diversity. Why do Marxists always seek more? Our argument against diversity for the sake of diversity, which weakens and ultimately replaces ideology and ethos.
Opposing affirmative action / equal opportunity programs as racist. Affirmative action (racial preference) requires racial exclusion, which is, definitively, racism.
Are we really a racist culture, or are our blacks just a bunch of crybabies? If America has produced more black self-made millionaires than any or all other nations, then, how is it that America is seen to be a racist nation?
New "race and racism" thread begun by Stephen from VT. On race and racism: the ever changing definition and generic usage of the word "racism."
Athenaeum courses consistently taught that the early Church condoned slavery. This teaching is clearly false. Yet the Athenaeum of Ohio LPMP program, in multiple courses, officially taught that the Church "changed" its teaching on slavery.
Toward a definition of a distinct American People: American National Existence. What makes us a distinct American People? The way we look? Or is it someing inside us, that defines American national existence?
Argument against National Health Care, which is, in fact, Socialized Medicine. National Heath Care equals Socialized Medicine, pure and simple. Medical Practice is beyond the scope of government and not what our government is constituted to do.
It's The American Ideal and our Constitutional Government Vs the Global Village. This election, alone, is unlikely to completely undo America, as a nation; but it may work in that direction. It is of vital importance to you as an American.
Anti-American Politics, pure and simple, describe Democrat Party strategy. Anti-American Politics are practiced by all Leftists. Marxism, at any level, is antithetical to the very idea of America. To be Marxist is to be an anti-American.
Argument Against the Anti-American UN: Why do we support such an antagonist? The staunchly anti-American UN has a major goal involving world governance, and America is in the way of that effort.
My anti anti-American arguments are attacks on falsehoods, in support of truth. American Communists hide their true identity and disguise themselves as anti anti-Communists. Using their playbook, I hereby identify myself as an anti anti-American.
The anti intellectual sentiment: Where does it come from? Marxist Academia and the Anti-Intellectual Sentiment.
Boehner’s Folly: will it doom Constitutional America? House Leadership and Boehner’s Folly purposely fumbled and turned over the ball on the one yard line.
Boycott the airlines until they stop the groping and begin profiling. Boycott the airlines; if you can’t go on a company plane or drive, don’t go at all.
Catastrophic Spending: Change You Can Believe In. The most dangerous Change in all of Obamunism is Catastrophic Spending.
The Global Village concept seeks to replace National Sovereignty by default. Marxian "Global Village-ism" makes major inroads among outlaws, and among elitist intellectuals.
We argue against income minimums and caps, and for a free and private market. Income minimums and caps are Marxism’s “moral” bait to gain popular support for Socialism on the path to typical Marxist absolute dictatorship.
True, the world oil supply is limited; but, so are the stars in the universe. "The world oil supply is cruising toward depletion" is the Chicken-Little call from the Left. But it ain't necessarily so.
Marxists and Moslems: The Last Barbarians. The last barbarians not yet converted or conquered by Western civilization are Marxists and Moslems.
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If an American Redirection is underway; we all need to look at it. Reviewing some implications of the newly coined Science / Democracy Obversion theory underlying the new American Redirection.
Refuting Separation of Church and State as a Constitutional Principle. If Separation of Church and State cannot be found in our Constitution, what makes it a Constitutional Principle? Nothing. It is NOT a Constitutional Principle.
Of the four Republican candidates left standing, only Santorum gets it. Romney? No. Gingrich? No. Paul? No. Only Santorum gets it.
Definition of Capitalism: Economic Organization based on Private Property. Any true definition of Capitalism must state that it is purely an Economic system, not a Government system, and it works most efficiently and profitably under Representative Government.
God and Nature: on the Nature of Things, established by the Creator of Things. on man’s Perversion of the Nature of Things, even with the best of intentions.
Going whole-Hog on American Constitutional Restoration. It's all or nothing, now. If we don't go whole-hog on Constitutional Restoration, the USA is history.
Introducing Glenn Beck Progressivism, and the depth of the hidden movement. Glenn Beck Progressivism: the unseen and unrecognized advance of Marxism.
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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.
Disorder and Confusion from the White House. And from the Vatican, too? The growing disorder in Obama's America, and in Pope Francis' Catholic Church.
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Undoing Evil: Unraveling the sly "Good Intentions" destroying the West. Undoing Evil means reversing Political Correctness and Amorality, and returning to Pure Meritocricy.
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 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.
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 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.
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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