Vic Biorseth, http://www.CatholicAmericanThinker.com
This is written in partial response to perceived threat of the Redirection previously discussed in the American Redirection article. This article treats only the SANE-supplied contention regarding the completely Open Society destiny of Democracy; other articles will speak to the denial of Scientism part of it, and other parts.
The contention seems to be that Democracy itself has become fatally flawed by dominant educated thought, which subconsciously gives too much credence to Science and too little to Theology in assigning values to things. Stated as a reciprocal relationship, only science is said to deliver certainty, and non-science can deliver only uncertainty. SANE has pointed out that most moderately educated people have moved into a phase of taking science for granted to the point that material science dominates virtually all human discourse, and is now seen to be the one (or most) required component of doing good human reasoning. This has happened for the simple reason that science - at least at it's most scientific level - works, and can be demonstrated to work.
This rather dangerous way of thinking, which gives every appearance of being prevalent today, was patiently demonstrated to me by the arguments and/or writings of Mr. David Yerushalmi, Mr. Shalom Midbar, Mr. Robert J. Loewenberg and others. As discussed previously, it foretells the end of ethos, the toleration of the intolerable, increasingly open and non-discriminatory society, increasingly unrestrained and “pure” Democracy, and, obviously, the eventual end of social order.
Now, whether this is all perfectly analyzed in all its parts, and perfectly put forth for our digestion by SANE, is of less relevance than the fact that it is a condition that cannot be allowed to stand and grow unopposed. It is far too dangerous for that.
This newly identified (for me) predominant way of thinking has a synergistic relationship with ongoing utopian idealism with roots deep in Marxism. It strengthens the currently popular tendency toward non-discrimination and over-arching tolerance. When you hear a Dennis Kucinich loudly demanding of Conservatives that they ”stop dividing us”, or a Hillary or a Billary charging Republicans with ”practicing the politics of division”, or a Teddy Kennedy promoting ”inclusiveness” and ”tolerance”, you need to pause and consider who they’re talking about, when they use these words. You might logically think that they are talking about Americans, since they are, after all, American politicians. But you’d be wrong.
They’re talking about everyone on Earth. That’s the ultimate Global Village goal. The whole Leftist agenda is geared toward what the Leftist elitism knows, in its self-perceived infinite wisdom, that we all are “naturally” supposed to be moving and evolving toward a perfect, borderless, nation-less, utopian entity, where everyone and everything is treated as equal. That this notion is un-American is clear and obvious on its face. It aims at the dissolution of the United States of America.
That is, I submit, The Unspoken Known of the World Elites. It explains why the French and other Eurabians consider America and Americans to be arrogant. We actually have the unmitigated gall to consider ourselves and our country and our people to be somehow special, and different, and separate from foreign individuals, countries and peoples. They do not. And they see theirs as the superior position. Why, to consider your own people to be in any way special is to discriminate, and to be intolerant, and to be divisive. And, after all, you just can’t make it to utopian perfect equality thataway.
So we see the Leftist Elite class and our highest-ranking Dems promoting the eventual legalization of illegal alien incursions into America, valid drivers licenses for them, voter-registration for them, Social Security for them, educational, medical and other benefits for them, and on, and on, and on. They see no difference between them and us. In the Leftist view, we are all one and the same. We should all be willing to invite a drug lord, or a smuggler, or a bomb-vested Arab, or an official Russian assassin, to tea. Don’t even look at ‘em; just close your eyes and invite ‘em. Otherwise, you’d be discriminating. Can’t have that.
They haven't read Adam Smith's Wealth Of Nations (or they rejected it in favor of Marx's Das Kapital) and they have no recognition or understanding of the original source, the very roots, of wealth, even as they act to destroy them. As they advance their silly pipe-dream and we see borders, sovereignty, order and the USA diminish, so also will wealth diminish. Eventually the Mexicans, Guatemalans, etc., will have no place to go to make money, and they will be able to begin or get on with the process of starvation, along with everyone else. They don't know how to generate new wealth, but only how to consume it.
I see some significant differences in The Problem as manifested in America versus as manifested in Israel. Israel was, from it’s birth, as designated by the UN, to be a Jewish Homeland. That’s what it was originally designed to be, that’s what it was created to be, and since then it has fought and won multiple wars that sought to change that design if not destroy the nation completely, and failed to do so. Israel won, every time, and therefore, Israel is (if and so long as she wishes to be) a Jewish Homeland. A Jewish nation, even considering the wild diversity among Jewish people, is much more of A People as distinguishable from others than America ever was or could ever hope to be.
Unlike Israel, America is said to be a Christian nation based upon demographics alone. We are Christian by overwhelming population count. Our first American colonies had official Protestant denominations (and one Catholic one) established in their law. When we became an independent nation and the Constitution debates were settled at ratification, the First Amendment “Establishment” clause was included in order to prevent a new Federal government from imposing another official state religion over the top of the already legally established official state religions. Over time, it was seen to be better to leave religious choices to individual free souls, and one by one, each state disassembled it’s official legal support for specific religions, and today each state has some clause similar to the United States “Establishment” clause in its Constitution. The “new” problem is not so much that we are no longer a Christian People, but that so very many of us don’t act like it. And many of our Jews don’t act like Jews. Our own worst enemies are not the atheists, but us.
I disagree with the contention seen at SANE that America began a decline from a specific Judeo-Christian People with the freeing of the slaves. From our earliest history, free persons of color were ever increasingly among us, fighting in our wars (on both sides) including our earliest Indian wars and the Revolution. That slavery and later segregation represented an enormous tear in the moral fabric of the American ethos is undeniable; however, that wound is still healing over time. Slavery in America was doomed from the beginning and eventually killed by the slow working of America’s predominant Judeo-Christian ethos. There exists a minority within a minority within a minority among America’s blacks who are hostile to America and determined to not assimilate or participate peacefully in the American process. We have politicians and black “leaders” who have built careers and fortunes and businesses out of portraying America as fundamentally racist, and in keeping her blacks unhappy and seeing themselves as “disenfranchised” second class citizens. You are what your think you are, and so many of them seem determined to remain.
But then, they are a minority of a minority, at least. America has many strong black families, many self-made black millionaires, many children and grand-children of, just for one instance among many, the Tuskegee Airmen. It may not be said, as any sort of blanked statement, that most American black males are gimme-a-break crybabies, hand-out whiners, common criminals, random fornicators and generally irresponsible, unprincipled men, as opposed to good family men. In upper crust Hollywood and show-biz, most likely; in a lot of inner city ghettos, probably; in large city populations: possibly; in the suburbs, where most of us live: not likely; across the board in America – no. All the ones I know work their butts off, raise their kids the best they can and pay their taxes just like everyone else.
Bottom line, most Americans, blacks and American Indians included, are Christians, and it’s been that way for multiple centuries now. So are most American Hispanics. As addressed earlier, that says a lot about the ethos we’re all supposed to be living by, although we don’t do it very well. It needs to be strengthened. The very notion of ethos itself needs to be strengthened.
It’s the difference between us and France.
And it’s the difference between most of us and our own intellectual elites. They have no guiding ethos.
That’s why they can stand there with their bare faces hanging out and accuse Christianity of intolerance because of the ancient Christian doctrine that condemns sodomy as a sin. They cannot even allow us our own faith, and yet they accuse us of intolerance. The ACLU12 will use our own tax dollars against us in our own courts because a Christmas Display might hurt the tender little feelings of some poor atheist, some ethos-challenged “Christian” or some super-sensitive Jew. But billboard, newspaper, magazine, radio and TV advertising of sexual perversion products, porn TV channels, porn movies and such are not seen by the same ACLU12 as in any way intolerant of the sensibilities of the overwhelming majority of Christians in America. Who’s calling whom intolerant here?
The tail is furiously wagging the dog.
The Establishment Clause was not intended to restrict our religion, but to free it. It was intended to restrict our government, not our religion. And now “our” government, driven by the Leftist elites, ever increasingly
and acts in every way it can to weaken and destroy our national Judeo-Christian moral guiding ethos. Which is, as Tocqueville said so long ago, the very source of our national greatness.
Christianity is openly mocked and ridiculed by show-biz on stage and on screen, in art and in print, while the ACLU12 looks on approvingly and the SLIMC1 applauds. As Leftist-Dems increasingly refer to openly religious Christian political candidates as Right Wing Religious Nuts, they gain more following among voters who call themselves Christian. Go figure. (And that ain’t all. I actually know a couple of veterans who voted for Billary “I loathe the military” Clinton.)
So what does this indicate? Possibilities:
The chicken-egg question of which came first between an increasingly poorly educated public guided by piss poor thought, and a public guided by The Redirection is largely irrelevant; it’s clear enough that the two things synergistically feed each other and operate to the detriment of doing good critical thinking.
There can be no good logical or moral argument to support such completely asinine notions as:
In point of fact, each of these notions is demonstrably stupid, to the point of being suicidal. Yet our Leftist Elite Class defends and sponsors them, and even codes them into law. The regularly presented examples would be comical if they weren’t so potentially disastrous.
Among the worst of these is the popular Leftist media treatment of current day Israel. As pointed out elsewhere in this site, Israel is a Jewish state, and it is so, if for no other reason, then for the same reason that Turkey is Turkish, Britain is British, Lakota land was once Lakota land and America is now American, which is to say, by right of conquest. Deal with it. The only people who can’t get over it are those with contempt for the notion of sovereignty and prefer world-wide anarchy, or something worse. (Right of conquest, of course, ignores thousands of years of historical Jewish presence there.) Yet, today, Leftist Dems and Pundits and Anchors will directly or indirectly demonize “Zionism” and unfairly compare Israel to South Africa’s apartheid practices. If you ask three different Jews for a definition of Zionism, you’ll likely get three different definitions. The main point is this: who cares? It’s their country, not ours, and not anybody else’s. The UN established Israel as, guess what, a Jewish Homeland. The fact that the current-day UN, like our current day Leftist Elite Class, is now rabidly anti-Semitic has nothing whatsoever to do with that simple fact.
We have our extreme Leftist, Castro-adoring x-President Jiminy Carter, who wants and has always wanted Israel to seriously “negotiate” for her continued existence with those who are obstinately and eternally committed to bringing about her abrupt end. And now, we have the Baker-Hamilton “Iraq Study” report, with it’s recommendation of Israel granting a “right of return” to those Palestinians most committed to the destruction of Israel. The term Palestinian used here refers to Palestinians who are not Jews and not Christians. Specifically, they are exclusively Moslems, raised on hatred of Israel and Jews, and taught from childhood to despise America. Which makes them comrades of our own Leftist Elite Class, at least at the moment. (Our Left hates America too; they hate the original and weakly enduring American Ideal, they hate the American Judeo-Christian guiding ethos, and they hate the notion of a unique American People.) At any rate, Israel is supposed to negotiate.
Negotiation means using reason and compromise to resolve a difference. Successful negotiation results in a satisfactory compromise for both parties. So, how, exactly, do you negotiate with someone whose negotiating beginning point involves a solemnly sworn and irrevocable commitment to causing your death? What might the ultimate compromise look like?
Well, I suppose you could start out by offering to have maybe just some of your fingers or toes cut off, but to be allowed to remain alive. You could work up to maybe losing your legs, or your arms, or maybe an arm and a leg, or your eyes, but still remaining alive. You could, if you were really, really dumb.
Some things are just not negotiable. If you ask one of these Palestinians if an innocent Jew living in present day Israel has any right to continue to live, the answer will be an immediate no. If you ask any of his political leaders if the current sovereign nation of Israel has any right to continue to exist, the answer will be an immediate no. News Flash for Lefties: Israel is not the bad guy here. As pointed out in the Islam and the Jews page, you don’t have to take my word for it, or anyone else’s. Look at what Islam says about Islam, and what it orders it’s adherents to do. To say that Islam is an inherently violent religion would have to be among the grandest understatements of the last fourteen hundred years.
Negotiating with a devout Moslem regarding personal continuation of your own life should be quite similar to negotiating with a rabid pit bull terrier. Well, a rabid pit bull might be a bit more reasonable. If you absolutely must negotiate with a rabid pit bull, I would suggest that the negotiations might generally go along smoother with the pit bull on one side, and you on the other, of a fairly substantial closed and locked door. No matter what he or anyone else says, the minute you open that door and let him into your house, with your children, the negotiations will end, one way or another.
There I go again, stereotyping. And I fully intend to keep right on doing it. If a critter looks like a duck, and walks like a duck, and talks like a duck, and is constantly seen in the company of other ducks, then I am going to assume that the critter actually is a duck. Get over it. If a culture raises its children on hatred and teaches them to despise America as The Great Satan then I am going to consider that culture to be openly hostile. If leaders of movements publicly declare their intention of harming America, Americans and American allies, I am going to consider those movements to be openly hostile. If they publicly declare war on America, as Al Queda, Hezbollah and others have done, I will consider them to be enemies in a time of war. And if a religion officially orders it’s disciples to kill or harm in any way any non-disciples of that religion, then I will not trust any disciple of that religion, nor will I turn my back on any of them, take my suspicious eyes off of them, or treat them as anything other than sneaky, deceitful, treacherous and quite dangerous aliens.
But our Leftist Elites, with the Democratic Party in the lead, insist upon not stereotyping for security reasons at airports and other places that are proven convenient opportunities for sneaky Moslem mass-murderers to kill us. What can I say? Sometimes stupidity actually hits the suicidal level. All Moslems are not terrorists, they shout; and I suppose that’s true enough. But in this war on terror all the terrorists are most certainly Moslems. No exceptions. They bear constant watching. In my opinion, we would all be better off if they were all made to leave us, and barred from entry. Granting that that ain’t gonna happen any time soon, they still need to be under surveillance as a potential fifth column in our midst that is potentially even more deceitful, treacherous and dangerous than our own SLIMC1 has historically proved itself to be. (See the Vietnam War page.)
So here we are. The Redirection theoretically leads us into an increasingly Open Society in which everything is tolerated, everyone is included, our Republic turns into a pure Democracy, which turns into, essentially, non-people-hood, everybody’s the same, mob rule, which inevitably ends in utter chaos, unless someone ruthless enough seizes power and rules the world. Utopian pipe-dreamers are silly twits not smart enough to see where this is all headed, as they prod it along. I still cannot accept the SANE – sponsored Null Vote Initiative, in which initiates refuse to participate in the “inevitable” catastrophe the Democracy/Open Society moves us toward, under impetus of the Redirection. Which means, not voting. First, my mission statement calls for proactively protecting our national existence and strengthening Western Culture. Second, I don’t (I cannot) believe the current Open Society spiral represents an inevitable and irreversible movement. Third, I don’t see how refusing to vote and encouraging others to not vote will help keep America in existence or help to achieve any of the goals of my mission statement. If the goal is to return America to her original ideals, not voting can never hope to accomplish that.
So, I hope to publicize as much of this as I can, get people thinking about it, and do what little I can to reverse the trend. And that includes voting in elections, along with shouting from rooftops. It is not impossible for some force(s) to wrest main control of the direction of all public dialogue from the hostile hands of the SLIMC1 and point it in a more positive direction, involving unvarnished, uncolored Truth.
The world is constantly changing. Scientific knowledge, technological advances, inventions, discoveries, styles, fashions, ideologies, languages, cultures – all are always in a state of flux and never still for very long. Man needs one sure peg, fixed forever, that does not move. I submit that there is one and only one unchanging force in existence, and that one unchanging force is God. The contention before us involves the contest between the ever changing, ever moving and ever exciting World, increasingly demanding man’s undivided attention, versus the fixed and unchanging Revelation-based ethos, everlastingly encouraging man to guide his life by the Law of God, no matter what the world says. There is one and only one sure peg on which man can hang his ethos – a People’s collective conscience - in order to keep it from changing, too.
Recently, when the Holy Father was in Turkey and some Imams publicly called for his death, a terse response issued from the Vatican publicly pointed out the fact that no religion has any right to call for violence in the name of God. “Violence in the name of God,” you will note, is precisely and exactly what Islam calls for. The Holy Father went on with his quiet visit. He didn’t say these words, a Vatican communication did, in his name. The response from the Imams was silence. Maybe they didn’t want to prove his point; maybe they couldn’t think of a response. But it is my fervent prayer that a whole lot of Moslems read those words and devoted some thought to them.
That Islam is a false religion is quite clear, if for no other reason than that it changed (or sought to change) the unchangeable: Revelation: what was revealed by God to man.
Every word of the Old Testament has been preserved with great care by the Jews for thousands of years. The whole of the Old Testament, as recorded in the Hellenistic-Jewish Septuagint, along with every word of what was to become the New Testament, has been preserved with great care by the Roman Catholic Church for two thousand years. The only unresolved question between the Jews and the Christians involves Who the historical figure Jesus Christ was. To Christians, He was (and is) God; Son of God; Messiah; Second Person of the Trinity. To Jews, He was either a fraud, or a nut, who though He was God. The history of the events surrounding His life are agreed to by both Christians and Jews, except for whether He was Who He said He was.
Along comes Islam, confiscating both the Old and New Testaments for itself, but claiming new teachings regarding Jesus Christ. Islam says He was a prophet. Jesus said He was God. Only one of these contentions is correct. He never said He was a prophet; Christianity never said He was a prophet; Judaism never declared Him to be a prophet. This is a new teaching regarding Jesus Christ.
The Christian Credo, developed long before Islam ever existed, fixed forever, unchanging for all time, declares Him to be Son of God, True God of True God, One in Being with the Father, Conceived by the Holy Ghost, Born of a Virgin Birth, Crucified under Pontius Pilate, Descended to the Dead, Resurrected from the Dead, Ascended into Heaven, Seated at the Right Hand of the Father. Islam proclaims not a single one of these elements of ancient Christian Creed, yet it dares to pretend to teach something new about the nature of Jesus Christ. And to establish a name to be revered over His.
If you are a Moslem and you are reading these words, now hear this: you have been sold a bill of goods, my friend. The whole teaching of Islam is false. There are only Two, not three, included in the exclusive club of the Peoples Of The Book, and they are the Jews, and the Christians. The Revelation is Real. You need to study it. Your immortal soul depends upon it. You need to come to Truth by yourself, on your own, and not by anyone else’s choice for you.
Not by blind submission, but by applying critical thinking, and paying attention to objective truth, and by a free will decision.
Pray. Read. Think. And then pray again. Re-read. Re-think. Get into it.
If you are an American Citizen and you are reading these words, and your high ideals have moved you to the so-called non-discriminatory, inclusive, open-borders, welcoming, peace at all costs side of the current debate, you need to consider this: You have invited some strangers to come in and sit at your dining room table. You need to take a good, close, hard look at all of your invitees. Don’t ask me about them; let them describe themselves and their ambitions to you. You would be well advised to do this before you open the door.
Hillary and Billary during their happy radical college formative Years
Hanoi Jane and her Communist Comrades
John Kerry's pro-Communist, anti-American, treacherous attack on America and on all American service men. Note the upside-down flag, in an inflammatory and insulting parody of the famous Iwo Jima Memorial.
(This book was published, but then all sold and un-sold copies were bought up by him to censor and hide his real pro-Communist, anti-American sentiments, just before his unsuccessful run for the Presidency.)
Bottom line, none of the Criminal Aliens (Illegal Aliens; Illegal Immigrants; Undocumented Immigrants; Undocumented Workers; Whatever) are ever going to vote Republican. None of them are here to assimilate, or to join us, or to become Americans. They are here for a mixture of the following reasons:
If they were here to immigrate, they would have filled out immigration papers. If they were here really to immigrate, and assimilate, and join us, they would have come here legally. Millions have, and millions still do.
Whoever you are, I wish for you the best thing one man can wish for another: that you might find the way to please God, and that you might thereby live forever.
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Thank you for this – especially the pictures – it is a real eye opener. I never knew the other side was so full of hate and so evil.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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Explaining the word "Catholic" in Catholic American Thinker. How do does the Catholic American Thinker retain distinctly Catholic identity and free thinking within mostly Protestant American culture?
Argument: The Good, The Bad and The Pointless. On the Reasoned Argument. (In the absence of reason, there is no valid argument.)
Political Parties: Redirecting allegiance away from the nation. Political Parties demand first obedience to the Party, not to the Constitution, slowly poisoning the nation.
Agent Provocateurs: Manipulated manipulators inflaming Ferguson MO. The agent provocateurs are defrauded fools defrauding and fooling a dumbed-down populace.
Treacherous Cronyism is bringing Western Civilization down, from the inside. America, Christianity, Judaism, ALL, are being laid low from within, via Treacherous Cronyism.
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.
Can we find actual Evil inside the Catholic Church? Well, why not? The war between Satan's kingdom (the World) and the Kingdom of God, and Evil inside the Catholic Church.
A Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ deepens faith and faith commitment. A Personal Relationship with America deepens love of country and patriotic commitment.
The "Top Down" Catholic Revolution by Bishops Against Established Doctrine. The "Bottom Up" Catholic Revolution by Laymen For Established Doctrine.
On PC Stupidassery: Political Correctness Insanity. PC Stupidassery; a Political Platform, supported by indoctrination, propaganda and a fooled population.
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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