Vic Biorseth, http://www.CatholicAmericanThinker.com
Finding a really good conservative American forum or frequently updated website can reward you with a more honest reflection of the Traditional American Ideal than you might ever get from mainstream print or broadcast journalism. It might require a little searching and a lot of patience, because the bloggosphere is huge and growing, and you must separate the wheat from the chaff. But with each one that you find, if you “bookmark” it, or save it among your Favorites, you will accumulate links to information sources that more accurately reflect the America of the Founders and of the unique American Experiment back at you.
While none may perfectly reflect your personal perceptions and opinions about what America should be, if you are patient in your internet search you will find enough links that, in aggregate, cover just about all the bases to your satisfaction. Of course, you could always create one of your own. In this essay I will try to lay out, in a broad-brush sort of way, my own not so humble opinion of what sort of issues a conservative American forum should cover, why, and how.
First: Where I’m coming from. To begin, I am a devout Roman Catholic. I am a third-generation American citizen, second-generation native born. My basic grounding and sense of purpose for being stem from my Catholic religion. My sense of social and moral norms comes out of the Western Culture Guiding Ethos, born of Western Civilization. In my formative years I was blessed with teachers and role models who stressed Critical Thinking. Although not perfectly, I strive always to be a good Thinking Catholic, in the best sense of that term. I have a deep abiding love the American nation, the American Republic, the principles of Jeffersonian Democracy and the whole American notion of Representative Government and the Sovereign Citizen.
Citizen Representation: It would seem that, most particularly among Americans, being for or against Representative Government would be a no-brainer. It’s a black and white issue. On the one hand, you have variations of Democracy, which include the American Republic, in which free citizens elect those who will govern them. On the other hand, you have – well, non-Democracy, in which the citizens have no meaningful voice in who governs them or how they are governed. Very simple, right?
And yet almost any ranking academic, or any representative of the SLIMC1 , or nearly any ranking Democrat, or nearly any show-biz celebrity will publicly attack and demonize any attempt at “Democracy Building” beyond our own shores. In favor of what, exactly? Well, in favor of Anti-Representative Government. Obviously, they despise Representative Government. A good conservative American forum needs to address this apparent opposition to Democracy.
Now, many will bristle at that charge, and deny the truth of it, but the fact remains they oppose the spread of Democracy, which is just another way of saying that they oppose the notion of citizen representation, pure and simple. They insist that “we” have no right to impose “our” values on “them” when we try, in any way at all, to encourage self-government anywhere. The typical anti-American charge of “Yankee Imperialism” is raised on cue, and the specter of the “Ugly American” is ballyhooed, but no one ever looks at, let alone talks up, the alternative options to self government through some form of Democracy.
A worthwhile conservative American forum should point out speakers who pretend to love the very system they actually, openly and publicly demonize.
Today, Germans, not Americans, rule Germany. It is doubtful that contemporary Germans would prefer to go back to Nazism, and it is even more doubtful that the larger world would like to see a resurgence of Nazism. Note that the Germans haven’t attacked anyone lately.
Today, Japanese, not Americans, rule Japan. It is doubtful that contemporary Japanese would prefer to go back to the military expansion of the Japanese Empire, and it is even more doubtful that the larger world would like to see a resurgence of Japanese military expansionism. Note that the Japanese haven’t attacked anyone lately.
These examples, plus the fact that we hold no foreign territory anywhere other than enough ground to bury our own dead, who died for the freedom of the place, show the falsehood of the charge of Yankee Imperialism, and the shallowness of those who raise the charge. America holds no empire. The world is not a perfect place, and we are not a perfect nation, but history has amply demonstrated that America leaves lands and peoples better off than before the encounter.
And, that America makes the whole world safer.
Considering Alternatives. Suppose that “we” had not imposed “our” values on “them” in the case of, say, Japan. Since the purpose of the war, from our point of view, was to:
it would seem that, we might only accomplish these goals by either killing all the Japanese, or enslaving them all, or permanently occupying and governing Japan, which would make us an “Imperial” force there. The only other alternative to Democracy-Building would be to build some non-Democracy form of government there, such as Marxism, in some variant form. I submit that, in any of the alternatives listed here, Japan, and the world, would not be better off.
What would your alternative be to self-government and citizen representative-government for Japan?
A conservative American forum should look at the real meaning behind someone always and consistently blaming America first for every problem that becomes visible. If a conservative American forum doesn’t point out the fact that this consistency is only explainable as a consistent anti-American mind-set, who will?
Today, the charge, regarding Iraq, is that “those people aren’t ready for Democracy.” Well, neither were the American Colonies ready for it. Nobody is ever ready for dramatic change in government. Democracy, like every other sudden new thing, kind of hits you between the eyes. They used to say, in the Army, when the balloon goes up, you go with what you got. Meaning, the situation is here now, so deal with it, and do your best with whatever you’ve got to work with. Which is a good reason to always keep your guns and equipment clean, operable and ready for action. Americans should be justly proud of how well and how quickly our founders came up with America under the extremely dangerous and trying conditions of the founding period.
Contrary to Leftist disinformation, it was not an evolutionary thing, but a quite violent and revolutionary event.
Note carefully what the good conservative American forum will point out, but what the mainstream media will never point out, regarding the alternative to what they oppose. You will hear from the MSM that they oppose Democracy building, but you will hear only hear about possible alternatives to Democracy mentioned in a good conservative American forum. Alternatives, of course, show what the detractors actually favor, but prefer to not speak about.
Since the current crop of American detractors oppose Democracy building in Iraq, we must assume that they prefer some form of Islamic Sharia law be established there. The only other options being, One, another sadistic dictator like Sadam, or, Two, some variation of Marxism. And that’s assuming that her “nation” neighbors, such as Syria and Iran, and her “non-nation” neighbors, such as Al Qaeda and similar groups, allow Iraqi citizens to live their own lives without interference. Pretty unlikely.
I’ve heard American politicians recommending that we impose upon the Iraqi citizenry the notion that they break their nation up into states, like ours – some say three, some say as many as 17 – each with their own state governments, and with a states-rights-recognizing federal government over the whole shebang. Which sounds good, but, a little late, since the Iraqi vote has spoken, multiple times now. At this point, our role should be (secondary to pursuing our enemies) to help defend them and help keep the peace while they sort out their own government for themselves. It’s their government, not ours; our original problem was not with them, but with Sadam and his cronies. We have no inherent right to dictate to the Iraqi people, except that only self-government involving citizen representation is acceptable.
A lot of people can’t figure out why academia, the Democrat Party, the SLIMC1 and the rest of show-biz are so adamantly opposed to Democracy building in Iraq. The reason is, of course, that they are, essentially, Leftist. Which is, philosophically speaking, synonymous with Communist. They just naturally hate real representative government. It’s that simple.
Democracy is Antagonistic to Islam. Islam is a radical combination of church and state; Islamic law, or Sharia, is not like ecclesial law in other religions. Sharia is also civil law. Since Sharia rules Moslems and opposes all other forms of religion and all other forms of civil government, Democracy, among other things, is strictly against the religion of Islam. From what I’ve seen, only conservative American forums will point that out. The ultimate goal of orthodox Islam is to achieve a one-world state of Ummah, or a world dominated by Islam. The “other world” spoken of by Mohammed that is outside of Islam is to be destroyed, one way or another.
To whatever degree a people move themselves into Democracy, to that same degree to they violate the rules of and move away from the teaching of Islam. Which is a good thing. Being ruled by themselves, moving in the direction of becoming sovereign citizens, is imminently more peaceful and enriching than descending into Talliban-like Sharia. Conservative American forums hould point out the flaw in anti-American (or, if you will, blame America first) detractors who took issue with America’s good relations with the former Shah of Iran. These detractors actually preferred to have us encourage and help the descent of Iran into the ruthless and barbaric Sharia rule of the Grand Ayatollah. While demonizing those who opposed it. If conservative American forums don’t point these things out, they won’t be pointed out.
Marxism is antagonistic to Democracy. In fact, the two things are mutually exclusive; they cannot even coexist in the same government system; see the Marxism link for why. Lefties (Marxists) insist that Karl Marx was a great Social Thinker and that many of his theories have value. I submit that he was a bloody revolutionary, and that none of his theories had any merit whatsoever. His social and economic theories were fatally flawed, even stupid. Any conservative American forum should point that out. Marxism has proved to be nothing more than a useful tool, a stepping stone, of value only to ruthless dictators in assuming power. The fact that Communist dictators have managed to rule vast lands with an iron fist tells us nothing whatsoever about the social and economic value of any of Marx’s silly theories. Stalin, Hitler and Mao were all bloody dictators and absolute rulers wearing Marxist masks, and surrounding themselves with ruthless criminals pretending to be good government servants.
State Forced Secularization. No conservative American forum should fail to highlight the fact that the state is forcing Secularism on the American people, in direct opposition to their overwhelming Christian faith and identity, and in direct opposition to the very principle of representative government. Despite the First Amendment right to freedom of religious expression, American citizens are forced by law to be or appear to be atheist in the public square. Education in particular is ruthlessly secularized and cleansed of all Christian influence.
State Education Systems. No conservative American forum should skirt this issue. The founders specifically opposed federal participation in American elementary and secondary education. They also even rejected George Washington’s proposition to establish a national university. What they feared was government encroachment on the private sector. Thomas Jefferson: “The natural progress of things is for liberty to yield and government to gain ground.” Education was not seen as a proper function of federal or even state government. Education therefore was not addressed in the Constitution or any other founding documents. The only place state controlled education is addressed is in the Communist Manifesto. That’s where it got it’s beginnings. Ronald Reagan’s political campaign in the eighties included a proposal to close the Department of Education.
Any conservative American forum worth it’s salt should point out the state of “state” education in America today. They call themselves public schools, but what they are is state schools. The very minute tax dollars got involved in schools, government bureaucrats began dictating what was to be taught, and how. American state schools now crank out kids who don’t know their multiplication tables, but can demonstrate how to put a condom on a cucumber. Thanks to “our” government.
Remember, the title of Hilary’s best selling book was It takes a Leviathan State (I mean a Village) to Raise a Child.
Progressive Income Taxes. The whole notion of graduated taxes or any sort of success-punishing or otherwise “equalizing” taxing scale is an un-American idea. Again, it will not be found in the Constitution or any other early American documents; again, it comes to us straight out of the Communist Manifesto. Go ahead and research it. Graduated and eventually confiscatory taxes are born of the collectivist, redistributionist policies contained in Socialist, i.e., Dictatorship Of The Proletariat phase of preparation for Communism.
So a conservative American forum needs to point out the fact that a flat tax is already “progressive”, in that the more one makes the more one pays, and the less one makes the less one pays. As I have written elsewhere herein, a flat sales tax is even better in that regard. Only those who spend money pay taxes. The more you spend, the more you pay. But we have experienced tax forms creeping (leaping?) into every single facet of our lives. There is nothing untaxed, including even our deaths. We really need to simplify.
Anti Capitalism. This is usually represented as anti big business, but of course it’s really just an anti capitalist mindset. Currently, and frequently, the “Big Business” most in Leftist gun sights is Big Oil. Gas price fluctuations provide a good way for Liberals to get votes.
Note that, when the price goes up at the station in your neighborhood, that station already has gasoline in the tanks below ground, which is already paid for, at whatever the set price was. Then some news event happens, and, viola, the station raises the pump price on the gas it already has in its supply tanks. Now, does that look like a major oil company price gouge to you, or do you think the independent operator might have been doing a little gouging?
It doesn’t matter. Every single time – bar none – that a significant increase in pump price occurs, Leftist politicians will demand, and get, investigations, hearings, town-hall meetings, even new legislation, all aimed at Big Oil Price Gouging. Every time. This even means new law. Lots and lots of laws against Big Oil price gouging; huge numbers of legal investigations, and huge numbers of Leftist politicians projecting themselves as heroes of the downtrodden and getting more fame and votes.
But no convictions. With all these investigations, with all this legislation, with all this public hoopla, no Big Oil price gouging or price fixing has ever been shown to exist. Ever. You will only see the screaming side of this portrayed in the SLIMC1 reported news. The results of it all only appear on the conservative American forum scene.
In fact, Big Oil can’t win in the news media. Refining capacity is down, the industry is getting all sorts of economic disincentives to upgrade or build new ones, at the same time the media demonizes them for not investing more billions into a loosing proposition. Legislation, tax changes and political rhetoric all aim at replacing oil with other fuels, yet Big Oil and only Big Oil is expected to continue investing in oil refining while the rest of the world switches fuel technology. Big Oil might be becoming Big Corn.
Pro Unionism. This position is touted to be the Pro Working Man position of the Democrat Party, but what the Party is “pro” to is Big Unions, which is a form of Big Business. And Big Political Contributions. The simple fact is that every single major union in America has its organizational roots deep in either organized crime, Communism, or both. That’s just the way it is. Big unions operate to make big money, just like any other business, and they often do it at the expense of their own membership. Only very grudgingly do I admit that American unions have contributed anything positive to the fabric of America, through the working conditions of some workers. For the most part, I see unions, at least the biggest ones, as corrupt and corrupting organizations who do not have their members best interests at heart.
Pro Scientism. Scientism, as opposed to real Science, should always be a major point discussed in any conservative American forum. We have the testimony of all of TTRSTF4 providing us with “scientific facts” that are not true, such as the Human Population Problem, with no empirical evidence to back it up. The whole world, including the so-called intellectual community, has bought into Darwinism’s dogmas regarding macro evolution between species, despite the fact that no empirical evidence supporting the hypothesis has ever been produced, by anyone, ever. Practically the whole world believes that the harmless HIV retrovirus magically transforms into AIDS despite the absolute lack of any solid evidence supporting that superstitious notion. (See the HIV=AIDS=DEATH hoax page.) Nearly all modern psychologists speak highly of Freudianism as if any part of that silly religion had any evidence at all to back it up. And, of course, the most lettered among the Lefties will tout Marxism as being, somehow, scientific rather than a quite impossible silly utopian pipe dream. Conservative American Forum Topic 11.
Anti American Ethos. A conservative American forum should give heavy exposure to major departures from or opposition to the guiding ethos of America. Our Representatives either truly represent us, or they do not. Following on the heals of the secularization of American society efforts, we find movements such as the completely unrepresentative, U.S. Court established and completely unregulated multi-billion dollar American Abortion industry. Operating right alongside the legally protected American Masturbation Industry. These are issues dear to the hearts of big time Democrats, and championed by the Democratic Party. As are the Femi-Nazi movement, the Eco-Nazi movement, and the Homo-Nazi movement, all of which are not only defended, but sponsored and championed by leading members of the Democrat Party, and even represent major planks in the Democrat political Party Platform. I submit that these issues run counter to America’s guiding Western Culture Ethos and do not represent the moral standards of the citizenry. This is the ethos of BMDFP10 and the Democrat Party.
Sovereign Border Integrity. On this topic, we see a fundamental problem with simple English exhibited by the Lefties and by President Bush. First, they don’t understand and do not accept the term illegal alien, which is a very simple term. The people are aliens, and they are here illegally. They violated our laws just to get here. They are not in any way immigrants, having filled out no immigration papers. They are not merely “undocumented workers” although, for all we know, some of them may actually work. They remain illegal aliens, in very simple English.
Lefties don’t want border security, because they oppose all borders and all sovereignty. The work toward a future borderless, nation-less, utopian Global Village. The end to sovereignty means, of course, the end of the USA. They don’t want to put it in those terms, but that’s exactly what they want and what they are working for.
Then there is the very simple English word Amnesty. It’s another simple word meaning an overlooking or a setting aside of a legal penalty for someone guilty of a legal offense. There’s nothing difficult about this. The law existed, and it had a penalty associated with it. Now the President offers another so-called penalty, retroactively, and says it’s a penalty for a crime committed years before this new retroactive penalty is to be passed. See?
It might make as much sense, in a conservative American forum, to retroactively assign a penalty of life in prison for someone who failed to perform his official and legal requirement to enforce the law after this is all said and done, and then just pretend that we’re not all playing fast and loose with the established, and supposedly representative laws of this land. If a crime was committed, and the punishment for that crime as established in the law at the time the crime was committed is purposely not going to be applied, then what we're talking about here is amnesty, pure and simple. That will remain the case until they burn the dictionary.
Increased Complexity and Obfuscation. A contentious issue is a political issue. If there were no contentious issues there would be no reason for politics. But there is another type or order of man, which is distinguished by being totally, professionally, political man. All the issues raised here, and a lot more, are in truth very simple black and white issues. Your problem, as a discerning and discriminating critical thinker, is to keep your eye on the ball. Using border security as an example, America either has a right to her borders and to her own laws regarding her borders, the same as every other civilized nation on Earth, or she does not. It really is just that simple. I submit that American citizens have a right to be secure within their own borders. When that fails to be the case, there will be no reason for the United States of America to remain in existence.
Anyone who says it is not a black-and-white issue, that it is not that simple, that it is a more complex issue, should cause you to become wary, and remind you to keep your eye on the ball. The objective of the speaker is to lay a smokescreen, to obfuscate, to blur distinctions, to make exceptions, to distract your eyes with a shell game and to get you to take your eye off the ball. Pay attention to your rights. All of them.
The goal of the Lefties is the Global village, the end to all international borders, which means to take America out of existence. Not so much by any grand scheme or any great diabolical plot, as through conditioned ignorance. Left-ism gains ground everywhere through the concerted do-gooder efforts of “intellectuals” who are convinced, in their invincible ignorance, of the valuable truth they firmly believe is contained in the stupid and silly-assed utopian pipe dreams of Karl Marx. A conservative American forum needs to point this out.
Note well that there are more liberal American forums out there than conservative American forums. There are even more radical, foreign and domestic, anti-American blogs out there than conservative American forums. Issue after issue is publicly painted white when it’s true color is black.
I could go on, but I think you get the picture of what a good conservative American forum should touch on. Look around at the blogs; look at what the media says. Research things for yourself. Maybe you might contribute something to the conversation. Get yourself a blog.
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Date: Sat Jan 16 06:58:01 2010
The law says that America is not a Christian nation. You call it ethos but what you mean is religion. When you politically promote a religion you are going against the law that says America is not a Christian nation. Yes?
Date: Sat Jan 16 08:26:16 2010
From: Vic Biorseth
No. There is no such law in America. America is a Christian nation.
Each of the original 13 colonies had a legally established Christian religion codified into its original charter or constitution as the official religion of the colony. See the Separation of Church and State page for the details. Christianity forms the basis for American civil law, and it forms the basis for the American Constitution itself. The ethos I speak of comes directly out of the Judeo-Christian religion. It is the guiding ethos of America.
America is and has been from birth a Christian nation.
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Feeding Racial Paranoia and Social Chaos for Pure Political Profit. Politically inflaming racial paranoia and blind hatred of whites and cops, solely for the political benefit of the REAL racist Party.
Saying it in pictures: When words alone cannot get through. We've been warning about anti-American politics for years in words; but there is now a rich library of internet graphics that may say it better, for some.
Trump v Clinton = Ignorance & Indifference v Machiavellian Evil. Choosing Trump v Clinton is easy; it's choosing amoral love of country v pure, deceitful, evil intending, flat out immorality. And, add to that, the Clintonian intention to harm and undo if not destroy the very concept of Constitutional America.
On the Managed Decline of Western Populations, and of the Church. The Contraceptive Mentality also brings about the Managed Decline of World Economies, because, only Free People produce New Wealth.
Banishment: Could it rid America of her domestic mortal enemies? On establishing Banishment as a penalty for working to destroy Constitutional America.
Making the Kill Shot, versus Hesitation: On winning or losing the battle. Hesitation at pulling the trigger means failing to make the kill shot, and each time, it may have been your last chance.
America's Deadly Dichotomy: Christian Virtue versus Political Corruption. Culture=Religion+Politics, true enough. But self-government demands high virtue, and politics are naturally corrupting.
On the Year of Mercy, Obstinate Unrepentant Sinners, and Pure Evil. In this Year of Mercy, are we to be merciful even to the evil barbarian hoard laying siege outside the city walls?
Rigged Primaries, Rigged Election, Rigged Coverage, Rigged Political Parties. What should we expect, with an elitist "Establishment Club" running the News, running the Parties and running all three branches of government completely outside the Constitution?
Islamic American Constitutionalists? Who love America and hate Jihad? Really? Well, that's what they say. Maybe we should just wait and see if they kill any more of us.
Our American National Identity Crisis: Who Are We? First, You Must Address Your Personal Identity Crisis: Who Are You?
Progressive Evil: Bringing on Spiritual and Cultural Death, inch by inch. All Progressives, whether Marxist Progressives or mere dupes and tools of Marxism, advance evil at the expense of good.
The Marxocrat Party Media and Crazy Bernie, who was in on the scheme. Why all the surprise? Parties ALWAYS rig elections. And I knew the Marxocrat Party Media favored Communism over America way back in 1959.
Ad Orientum: Facing East, or, facing the New Altar? Liturgical battle lines. Originally, to be Oriented meant to be facing the Orient, to the East, toward Jerusalem. Today, Mass said ad orientum means facing the Tabernacle.
Who's in Heaven? Catholics. How do we know? The Bible says so. Scripture, Tradition and consistent Church teaching down through the ages confirms it: In Heaven, there are no non-Catholics.
Trafeze: Taking WebSite Business where Uber is taking the Taxi Business. Trafeze is now up and running. It solves the "Product/Market Fit" business problem for on-line solo entrepreneurs. This is made for us.
Religious Conversation in America, socially stifled and anathematized. Other than bland platitudes, "Moments Of Silence" and "Thoughts and Prayers", politicians, journalists, celebrities and everyone in the public eye avoids religion.
Sustainable, Shlamaimable. "Sustainability" is an unsustainable argument. We don't sustain the earth, or even ourselves. The only thing unsustainable is the sustainability premise itself.
Unforgivable Sin meets the Wideness of God's Mercy. What happens when laxity in the clergy and the whole culture "accommodates" even blasphemy against the Holy Spirit?
Ruling Class Liars: Marxist ends-justify-the-means liars using Taqiyya against us. Ruling Class Liars telling the world about the "Social Justice" of Marxism and the "Religion of Peace" of Islam.
The Individual Human Dignity of Christianity versus the Collectivism of Marxism. Is Individual Human Dignity justified? Is the Individual a God-Image, or just another utilitarian droplet in the Atheistic Marxist Revolutionary Wave?
Our Anti-American Government, defending our enemies, opposing us. The Obamunist Regime and the Marxocrat Party act like Defense Attorneys for Islam, Marxism and Immorality, and like Prosecuting Attorneys of White Christian Heterosexual Men.
The Great Global Deception: "Death of a thousand cuts" applied to Civilization. The Global Deception is Machiavellian-ism applied by inches, in which the "Revolution" never quite comes, because the Target Institution destroys itself.
Bible Christians: More Biblical than Catholics? No. Not by a long shot. Bible Christians all think their "church" is Bible-based; but the Bible is Catholic-based. The Word produced the Church, and then the Church produced the Bible.
On the Mythical Conservative Movement of the Republicrat Party. Conservative Movement? What Conservative Movement? There ain't no Conservative Movement.
Catholic Resistance: Church Militant's Grass Roots Movement. We've got to start somewhere. Join the Resistance, form your local units and lets get it on.
PC Speech Control Versus the Sin of Detraction. Calumny is harming someone via a lie. Detraction is harming someone via an unnecessarily spoken truth. PC Speech Control is the absolute elimination of free speech.
So, Trump is The Man, and Cruz is out. Now what? Trump's nomination to be the Republicrat Party Candidate appears to be sealed. So what's a Cruz supporter to do?
How Infected Evangelism Itself Helps to Destroy Christian Faith. When unrepentant active sinners and Protestants alike are welcomed into the Church, who is Evangelizing whom?
On Faith, Doubt, Skepticism, Cynicism and Evil. On the Skeptic's problem with faith, the Cynic's problem with Truth, and the logical problem with Boundless, Unlimited Mercy.
On the importance of real authority in the world; does culture need authority? It always turns out that those who are most publicly opposed to all authority secretly seek to become super-authoritarian themselves.
Suffering Computer Withdrawal is like withdrawal from any other addiction. When you are suddenly stopped from computer access, terrible chemical reactions overwhelm your psyche.
Conservatism is now so divided and splintered as to be a meaningless term. When everyone in America who is not a Marxist is a Conservative, there is no such thing as Conservatism.
How Evil and Godless Marxism promotes Universal Unification with Barbarity. Obamunism and Marxocrat Partyism and One-Big-Religionism would "Bring Us All Together", in a Universal Unification, with Satan.
Civil Jihad = War by Immigration; Cultural Marxism = Revolution by Education. Civil Jihad is like Cultural Marxism: Civil Jihad is War waged by Immigration, and Cultural Marxism is Revolution waged by Education.
It's 2016 Primary Voting Day; when the polls open I'll be there. I've made my picks and, for me, it's do-or-die day for the American Republic.
Authority never applied is assumed by others, as the Default Authority of Evil. Legitimate Authority Unexercised becomes the Illegitimate Default Authority of those Legitimately Subject to it.
How to Vote in the Primary to Avoid Holding Your Nose in the General. The Primary Election in Your State is your Only Opportunity to Vote Your Choice. Your Party would prefer that you vote THEIR Choice.
Millions are Converting to Scientism, the "IN" Religion of the 21st Century. Converting to Scientism, because, well, just thinking about all them there Absolute Facts We Wouldn't Even Know, if it wasn't for Scientism, will make you downright dizzy.
Billboard America v Real America, and Billboard Catholicism v Real Catholicism. Advertising is Propaganda. Political Advertising is conquering America, and now, it's conquering the Church, too.
Praying for a smaller, stronger, moral nation under our Unifying Constitution. After division and winnowing, a converted, committed American remnant may gather under our Unifying Constitution.
Does the Year Of Mercy mean the end of Moral and Spiritual Discernment? Fr. Larry Richards says the one thing you are absolutely forbidden to ever apply to anyone else is Judgment. Is that true? And is Mercy absolutely Limitless?
On Obama's Gun Grabbing Lies, supporting his destruction of the Constitution. Obama's Whoppers typify the Marxist rule for lies: Make the lie so big, shocking and unbelievable that it will actually be believed.
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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Here comes the Synod Exhortation, and more EENS denial. Is this original simple mistake leading us into doctrinal and ecclesial revolution?
Agreeing with Mother Angelica, Rest In Peace, on no known exceptions to EENS. Are all VCII and Post-VCII "exceptions" to No Salvation Outside The Church just imaginary?
Was Archbishop Lefebvre Correct After All? Archbishop Lefebvre was correct in rejecting Vatican Council II, interpreted with irrationality. May God bless him for that.
Cardinal Kasper's False Arguments. Pope Benedict, Cardinal Kasper's false arguments for Synod Report: Vatican Council II agrees with the dogma extra ecclesiam nullas salus as it was interpreted by the 16th century missionaries.
Rahner's "Anonymous Christian" as main line Catholic theology. Coming back full circle?
The Heresy of Chrislam. Those claiming that the “Allah” of Islam’s Qu’ran and Yahweh or God of both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible are one and the same are missing one glaring point: GOD NEVER CONTRADICTS HIMSELF.
Faith, from the Easter series on the Three Theological Virtues. The virtue of Faith; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.
Hope, from the Easter series on the Three Theological Virtues. The virtue of Hope; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.
Love, from the Easter series on the Three Theological Virtues. The virtue of Love; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.
Prudence, from the Lenten series on the Four Cardinal Virtues. The virtue of Prudence; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.
Justice, from the Lenten series on the Four Cardinal Virtues. The virtue of Justice; One of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.
Temperance and Fortitude, from the Lenten series on the Four Cardinal Virtues. The virtues of Temperance and Fortitude; Two of the Seven Heavenly Virtues.
On the word Consubstantial, the Trinity and Infinity. On the Consubstantial (Single Substance) of God, and the mathematically impossible number of Infinity.
A Proposed Israeli National Doctrine that America should Learn From. Reprinted Article identifies common ideological enemies of Israel, the USA, and all Nations: Marxism, and New World Order concepts.
The Obama Ethos: Who is Barack Obama? What is his grounding, his ethos? The Obama Ethos explores Obama's grounds of being; his religious, moral and political guiding principles.
Obama the Moslem: Introducing Comrade Obama (peace be upon him.) Obama the Moslem: anti-Catholic; anti-Christian; anti-Jew; anti-American.
Freedom, yes – but from whom, and to do what? Is freedom from God enslavement to the world? Is freedom from the world enslavement to God? Which is better?
The Room: Born of that still inner voice. A story about a small church pastor who erects a small room to serve as a mediation room for his parishioners.
Are Catholics Saved, by having been Born Again? The theology of salvation: Catholic vs. Protestant.
Love thy neighbor as thyself: the Law in One Sentence. Can one simple sentence contain the whole of the moral Law of God?
The Catholic call is universal; it goes out to everyone. Although the Catholic call goes out to all, man’s free will means that all will not respond.
God’s Perfect Unconditional Love meets man’s Free Will. Perfect Unconditional Love can be rejected. Liberty and free choice may be a blessing or a curse.
Of Weeds and Wheat growing together, and the eventual separation. - Weeds and wheat in the field differs from in human kind, where either one can become the other.
Why Should I Believe in God? - an article by Eugene Rudder.
On Losing You - a poem by Rosemarie A. Stone.
Our Beautiful Love - a poem by Rosemarie A. Stone.
Catholic Communism: Similarities between Church Hierarchy and Pure Bureaucracy. Mises said that Communism equals Bureaucracy; the Church is a bureaucracy, therefore we have Catholic Communism. True?
The Source of Anxiety: Improper Priorities. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness.
“I, Pencil … ”; Capitalism in a Nutshell. Leonard E. Read
Endless Concessions to the Palestinians Pamela Levene
The Peace Treaty Sajid Ali Khan
Leftist Politics in Catholic Mass Mark Brumbaugh
The USCCB Flip-Flop Mark Brumbaugh
Open Letter to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo Mark Brumbaugh
The Gift Bearers Michael from Florida
Dear Vic And Others ... John Felland
The Church Is Rotten To The Core Michelle Lobdell
Hatred of Palin Janet Morana
Proper Catechesis Susan Greve
Who is Barack Obama? Pastor Robert Legg Greve
Limited War Doctrine Colonel Thomas Snodgrass
Rabbi Meir Kahane's Letter Rabbi Meir Kahane, OBM
Solzhenitsyn Speaks Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn addresses the AFL/CIO.
The American Constitution (American Founding Fathers)
American Democrat Party Platform Karl Marx and Frederick Engles
Prof. Libor Brom
Re The Sin Of Scandal Phil Lange
Marxist Infiltration into Catholic Thought Nancy Libert
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."
The Bush War Doctrine Revisited: a fresh look at our horrible situation. A reproduction of the "Bush War Doctrine Revisited" article and discussion points by David Yerushalmi; there is much food for thought here.
Resignation of Benedict XVI and the Immediate Media Firestorm. The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and Rev. Marcel Guarnizo's interview with the author that caused the international media frenzy.
The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.
Just Laws for a Godly Nation. Many nations today still lack a core of just laws for a Godly nation.
What does the World Wildlife Fund have to do with World Youth Day? An unholy alliance between the Leftist WWF and the Vatican?
False Flag: Serious-minded fiction creating a better understanding of 9/11. Can serious-minded fiction play a role in creating a better understanding of critical contemporary social/political issues like 9/11?
Bringing the Liturgy Back to the Real Vatican II. Cardinal Burke Comments on Sacra Liturgia Conference
Layman letter to all bishops. Letter to Bishops from Mariann / Mary's Child
Fetal-Microchimerism gives new meaning to the bonding of Motherhood. How the unborn child blesses the mother and physically changes her, for the rest of her life.
Ars celebrandi et adorandi - Pastoral Letter from Bishop Thomas John Paprocki. With Ars celebrandi et adorandi, all Springfield IL Catholic Parishes move Jesus back to the center of life! YES!
To be, or not no be lukewarm; that is the question. Whether tis nobler to fight the good fight, or just smile and be nice ...
Technology: a Two Edged Sword. Technology can be used for good, or for evil.
More American Imperial Edicts Issuing Forth out of Obamunism. Archbishop Schnurr joins Rick Santorum in identifying American Imperial Edicts from this administration.
Benedict XVI's Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum; Apostolic letter on 1962 Rite.
The Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum confirms the 1962 Latin Rite as the 'Extraordinary' Roman Liturgical Rite.
The Pope's Letter to Bishops on Summorum Pontificum. Benedict XVI's Letter to Bishops on Summorum Pontificum issued the same day as the Motu Proprio.
The Explanatory Note on Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum. An 'Explanatory Note on Motu Proprio Summorum Pontificum' issued by the Vatican.
A concerned Catholic spotlights Catholic funded Alinsky organizations. The Alinskyite Gamaliel Foundation underpins multiple Catholic funded Alinsky organizations.
From Shane Leslie Mattison, whose father was Elden Mattison Woolliams. Annecdotes from Shane Leslie Mattison.
Dr. Ben Carson, Champion of God, Family, Country and Decency in Government. Ben Carson can return America to being a Constitutional Republic once again.
A submission from someone who would be Pope. If all the last five or so Popes have been invalid Popes, then, where's the valid one? Why, Brother Michael, of course!
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