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Some of your private "Contact Me" comments have made me look more closely at the verses I quoted in the Islam and the Jews page for surrounding context and limiting factors. And, I'm forced to admit that I overstated the case against Islam as a religion.
While it still doesn't appear to be a religion of peace, all the calls to kill us - to kill Christians and Jews - seem to be contained in a contextual requirement that is, roughly stated, so long as they make war on Islam. Which means, as some of you have argued, the Koran doesn't explicitly say to go out and kill some Christian or some Jew who is not actively making war on Islam. At the moment, I'm forced to accept that argument, although I must categorically state my non-expert status as an interpreter of, let alone one who is very familiar with, the Koran. If someone out there can find a "bloody murder" verse in it, I hope you will let me know about it, because I cannot.
Of course, this changes nothing about how Islam behaves in actual practice, as the absolutely murderous events of history, including the most recent history, prove. And, from my admittedly inexpert position, it appears that the Koran contradicts itself; early parts indicate that religion is not to be forced on anyone, while later parts demand proactively forcing Islam on the whole world.
A not insignificant part of the problem is that the whole Koran seems to be a disconnected, flow-of-consciousness sort of rambling speech. Some parts make no sense in relation to parts immediately above, and/or immediately below. There is no discernable story-line, as in most of the Bible. Perhaps, like the Psalms, it is more poetic, or perhaps even musical, and makes more sense in Arabic, where such things as rhyme and cadence and meter might add needed nuance to the words. Either something is lost in the translation to English, or it just makes no real sense, reading any section from top to bottom. Any clarifying comments you have will be most welcome.
If the Koran isn't to blame, then why are we fighting?
I still maintain that an important part of our military War On Terror deeply involves an ideological and rational and critical thinking war on Islam itself. We didn't declare this war; like World War II, it was imposed upon us from outside. Just as we are - or should be - engaged in a seemingly never ending, non-shooting, ideological war with Marxism, we simply must recognize Islam as a similarly dangerous ideology.
The public reasons given for the wanton murder of Americans on American soil range between the idiotic and the downright paranoid. Moslem leaders rail against us as "Crusaders" actively making military war on them. An obvious lie. Moslem leaders and/or spokesmen point to our recognition of and support for Israel as "proof" of our military war against Islam. And that's just plain stupid. We also recognize and give support to the Palestinians, and yet, Jews are not therefore wantonly murdering Americans in America. Yet, it appears, lots of Moslems are absolutely convinced that we are waging war on them, and have been for many, many years. Like I said: idiotic, stupid and paranoid.
So long as Islamic schools - whether Wahaabist or other - teach Moslem children to hate America and Americans and encourage youth to pledge their lives and their blood to Jihad against us, I submit that we have a vital interest in what's going on over there. So long as Moslem clerics and Moslem political leaders call for war against America, we have a vital interest in what's being said and what's being done over there. So long as any Moslems with any popular clout or political power declare themselves to be at war against us, we have a vital interest in waging that war over there. Or as much of it as possible.
As I've said before, repeatedly, the way to wage war against the committed external Jihadists is with a military scalpel, using smart technology as much as possible, and the way to wage the ideological war against Islam is by promoting and supporting Democracy and self-determination among the Moslem nations. If we were more Marxist, our strategy would be to simply kill them all. But we are not Marxist. We are a Christian people. We still predominantly operate from the basis of the old fashioned, anti-Marxian, Western ethos, which gives high priority to such concepts as Truth, and justice, and honor, and duty, and decency, and the sacredness of human life.
Now, the most committed Leftists among us, of course, deny even the concept of sacredness, and hold nothing whatsoever to be sacred. America ain't perfect. But the majority still rules, and we remain a Christian nation, whether the Marxists among us like it or not. And whether the Moslems among us like it or not.
Regarding the Mid-Term Elections, the War, and America's Future.
Today, the admittedly imperfect and sometimes inconsistent Republican Party is the Party in power, in both houses of Congress and in the White House. The Loyal Opposition is represented by the Democratic Party. I submit for your consideration the proposition that the leadership and most of the ranking and influential members of that Party are of Leftist-Marxist orientation. Now, they will refer to themselves as Centrists and/or as Liberal, and will openly deny being Leftist-Marxist. And many, perhaps most, of them don't even properly know what they are.
Historically, since Stalin and Hitler betrayed each other's secret military pacts and went to war with each other, The Left - Communism - has always confused itself with strict opposition to the Right, which they wrongly assumed to be Nazi/Fascist. Which it was not. Hitler, like Stalin, was a Marxist. He considered and described himself and his Party - the National Socialist Worker's Party - to be Marxist. Just like today's self-described Socialist university professors, he considered himself to be a Socialist, but not a Communist.
Nevertheless, the great Socialist thinker most often quoted by him and by them would be none other than Karl Marx. And, I'm sorry, but Karl Marx didn't write any great Socialist theory; what he wrote was the Communist Manifesto. He considered Socialism a mere stepping stone, an evolutionary phase on the way to achieving Communist Utopia. These people - our Left - are, for the most part, steeped in Marxism, they have accepted and embraced all of Marx's truly stupid, fatally flawed social and economic theories, and, whether they are smart enough to even recognize the fact or not, they are, philosophically speaking, Communists.
So, if the Right is not Nazi-Fascist, then, what is it? Anti-Marxist. The position that opposes government growth, government encroachment on individual liberty, government interference with the private sector, private property and free markets.
All historical variants of Marxism sought absolute, totalitarian government power over everything; over all people, resources, territory, property. Communism simply took it; Nazism fiercely controlled it; in both cases, the government owned it. All power was centralized in the Party, in the one case, and the State, in the other. The only real differences between Communist Russia and Nazi Germany involved the personalities and proclivities of the dictators of the moment. In both cases there were bureaucrats with the power to say shut up and get on the cattle car, and there were rulers with the power to say do as I say or I'll have you killed. Both provided classic examples of the corrupting influence of such power, at the lower levels, and of the absolute ruthless nature of the men at the top, who ultimately seized political power once it was concentrated and centralized enough to be seized.
Current politics of the Dems.
Today's Dems want to take care of you. They constantly seek to raise taxes for "Social" reasons and for all sorts of social programs. They seek to grow the government, and to spread it's control into virtually all aspects of life in America, from education to health care to industry to smoking to speech to religion to - well, everything. Seemingly every aspect of life is subject to either legislation or unrepresentative regulation with the full force of law. Speech is restricted by "hate" laws; religion is restricted by tax laws; even education is restricted by government edict.
You can measure your freedom by counting the number of laws.
Every single problem you or I encounter in life is not necessarily solely resolvable by a new law. In a fee society there has to be some sphere of private endeavor beyond the reach of the government. The important thing is what Tocqueville recorded so long ago: America is a great nation because her people are good; when America's people are no longer a good people, America will no longer be great. What made us great then, and what makes us great now, is the motive to align ourselves with Divine Will. Voluntarily. Not by law. We are a good people because of our overwhelming majority adherence to the Western Culture Judeo-Christian guiding ethos
Marxist nations need lots and lots of laws, because in Marxist nations God has been outlawed, along with His ethos. People are good only to stay within the law and not be punished, and they are good only while Big Brother and the cops are watching.
What scares me about today's Dems in this upcoming election is their obvious love of bigger government, and their obvious badness, as all Jews and Christians recognize it. They always appear to have an ulterior political motive; they always seem to promote nonsense as if it were truth.Just look at how Republicans caught in some scandal are treated by the Dems, by the SLIMC1 , by their own Party, and by the law, and then look at those severe penalties, and compare them to the ramifications of any Democrat caught in any scandal.
We have the Murderer of Chappaquiddick safe and untouched in his seat of power, beloved and protected by his Party, pointing an accusing finger at Republicans.
We have ex-President Billary Clinton, revered and fawned over by all Dems, safe and untouched, legally or politically, and exempted even from charges involving forcible rape.We have Nancy Pelosi, referring to the GOP as a culture of corruption even as she is exonerated by an adoring SLIMC1 and her Party of her illegal campaign funds usages.
We have Clintonista Sandy Berger caught smuggling national secret documents in his pants in order to destroy evidence of other Clinton scandals, and suffering no legal ill effects whatsoever.We have Cap'n Planet Algore with his Red Chinese military's political donations to the Clinton campaign given through a supposed Buddhist monastery, and favorable treatment by the SLIMC1 , the Dems and the law. Gee, what a surprise.
And, look at their treatment of truth, and the seeming ulterior political motives involved. Look at Cap'n Planet Algore's global warming hype, and his claim that only he, and larger government, and maybe some Hollywood Celebrocrats, and all of TTRSTF4 in his hip pocket can solve the problem for us poor ignorant hicks. Did you know he was pro-life before he was pro-choice? Don't be surprised; before the global warming scare, there was a global cooling scare. Newsweek recommended, in 1975, a project to scatter soot across the arctic ice cap to aid in melting it, to save us from something or other related to their predicted oncoming ice age.
We have the disgusting liar John Kerry, and all of the disgusting lies he told about Vietnam veterans, for the TV cameras and for the Democratic Congressional "Hearing" he was "testifying" before. These are the still-standing filthy lies that launched his political career within the Democratic Party. No legal or political ramifications there; the Dems love him. After all, he's one of them.
We have campaign ads by celebrities like Michael J. Fox lying to the public about the opposition position on embryonic stem cell research. What the opposition opposes, very strictly, is embryonic stem cell research, not any other forms of stem cell research. Fox said they opposed all stem cell research; a clear falsehood. And, incidentally, embryonic stem cell research is the sole form of stem cell research that shows absolutely no promise for any cure of anything whatsoever. To be fair, Michael J. Fox might not be purely politically motivated in doing this false political attack ad. He could really be that stupid.
Ask the legally protected and unregulated abortion industry, abortionists, NARAL and Planned Parenthood which Party they own. I mean support.
Ask crud-entertainers like Howard Stern, Jerry Springer, M-TV, Sex In The City and so forth which Party they own. I mean support.
Ask homosexual action groups which Party they own. I mean support.
Ask Hef and Flynt and pornographers everywhere in America which Party they own. I mean support.
Ask the Red Chinese military which Party the own. I mean support.
Dem strategic plan for the War On Terror.
First of all, they don't believe we're at war. The dominant Dem position seems to be that these are all crimes that need to be adjudicated in the courts, see? This may be the underlying reason that, as Ann Coulter has pointed out better than I ever could, there is absolutely no part of the War On Terror that the Democratic Party is ready to support.
If the Dems win, we all lose.
If there is anything that worries me more than that simple fact, it is the Democratic Party's absolute determination to do whatever it takes to keep the Supreme Court in the Leftist-Marxist hip pocket of the Party. No nominee will ever be allowed to get through to the Court without Leftist-Marxist Dem pre-approval. They desperately need "interpreters" of words that aren't even there to keep making unrepresentative and unlegislated new law to further restrict the people and to further demoralize and further secularize the public square and people.I have said elsewhere, multiple times, that the Dems, the Courts, the SLIMC1 and Hollywood are gradually turning us into practical atheists. A practical atheist is one who, while possibly still believing in God, goes about the living of 90% of his life exactly as if he were an actual atheist. The less one practices his faith, the less faith he will have; eventually he will become an atheist.
It is possible for you to lose your faith by default.
You are called to be a thinking Catholic, or a thinking Protestant, or a thinking Jew. We are all called to do good critical thinking. Our faith calls us to not only quietly have faith, but to proactively live it.
How did it ever come to pass that our government imposes the religion of atheism upon us against our will, and suppresses our Constitutional right to free and open religious expression? A future article will address court cases in which the court identified secular humanism as a religion, and atheism as a religion. It now seeks to legally impose them upon us, despite our existing religions, which it increasingly restricts and censors.
Don't let these screwballs take over either house of Congress.
Think about it.
May you please God, and may you live forever.
Update Feb 6, 2013:
When I originally wrote this, my interpretation of the Koran was in error; Westerners cannot read the Koran and immediately come to the conclusion originally intended by the written words. Western man has a different interpretation of what is meant by "fighting."
Here are the pertinent verses describing and demanding that Islamic war be waged against us:
What Islam means to convey here is that the words in these verses, such as persecution; oppressors; etc. do not mean the same thing to us as they do to Moslems. If we have not submitted to Islam yet, we are "fighting." They are to make war on us so long as we fight. Fight has an entirely different meaning here. If you have not submitted to Islam and either religiously converted, or, submitted entirely to Islamic law and paid the special tax, then you are "fighting" Islam, and Islam is to make open war on you.
So, I was right the first time, before I wrote this article.
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Date: Wed Jun 22 20:34:45 2011
From: Patricia Cole
I am a Christian however i have been looking into Islam for some time now. I find that if you have not read the WHOLE Koranic scriptures thoroughly you will not understand the context properly. I have nearly finished having them transcribed by a freelance agent and there seems to be a vast amount of scientific truths in the Koran and I am quite certain of its authenticity as a holy scripture. Sometimes the truth is hard to swallow but I think the problem is not that the Koran and Islam are bad, but the Moslems who follow Islam incorrectly are the evil ones. Therefore i put it to you to read through the Koran and tell me what you think.
Date: Thu Jun 23 05:40:55 2011
From: Vic Biorseth
Good luck in your effort to understand the context; in my view there is no context. The whole Koran in one big long list of “sayings” within which “context” may only be found within a range of about a dozen or so of them, or less, before it launches itself in an entirely new and unrelated direction.
I don’t know why you wasted your money on transcription, since English versions are easily available, for example, right here.
Show me even one of these “scientific truths” that you found in the Koran.
How, exactly, are you certain of the Koran’s authenticity as Holy Scripture?
The important thing regarding the external or lesser Jihad is this: Moslems are instructed by the Koran to make war against us, and everyone, until no religion exists on earth except Islam (2:139; 8:39; 9:29).
The “peaceful” verses toward Jews and Christians are all early in the Koran, before Mohammed fled from Mecca to Medina. The “war” verses are all after the flight and the birth of Islam as a recognized religion. There are many, many Koranic verses that directly contradict each other. Moslem clerics and Koranic scholars will tell you that whatever Mohammed said last always supersedes and abrogates whatever he might have said earlier. That means that the war verses stand, and the peace verses have been abrogated by later verses.
These instructions to make war on the world are considered by Moslems to be the irreformable words of Allah spoken through the lips of his prophet Mohammed. There is to be one religion, one law, one government.
Show me how Islam is anything other than a religion of war.
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The Islam Pages
With war declared on the whole non-Islamic world in the year 622 A.D., no one should have been surprised at Osama Bin Laden's declaration of war in 1966. Mohammed himself declared war on us long before we existed as a nation. To find the true source of the "radicalization" of peaceful Moslems into Jihadism, all you have to do is read the Koran. It's all right there, and there is nothing radical about it.
The Islam Pages: Setting the record straight for the non-Islamic world. The Islam Pages describe the war declared upon us all by Mohammed after the Hijrah in 622 AD.
Refuting Mohammed and his ideology of conquest masquerading as a religion. Here we refute Mohammed, who should be seen as little more than a popular fraud among pagans.
Definition of Islam: Ideology of Military Conquest Masquerading as a Religion. The Definition of Islam describes the “Convert, Submit or Die” War Strategy of Mohammed.
The Islam Way Versus The Way of the Lord, and the way of Western Culture. The Islam Way stands at loggerheads with the moral, social and civil codes historically common to Judeo-Christian, Western Civilization.
How Orthodox Mainstream Islam Opposes America, and all other National Existence. Islam's Lesser Jihad seeks to (1) Convert All, or (2) Subjugate All, or (3) Kill All. Islam opposes America and American national existence.
The hard, cold, truth about the murderous nature of the religion of Islam. Islam is a religion of Peace? Excuse me? If that's true, then you must agree that Islam has a very funny way of showing it.
OK, the strictly Koranic Islamic teaching on infidels isn't TOTALLY murderous. A changing view on the Islamic teaching on infidels, and other important issues this political election season.
The Islamic Theocracy menace Vs. the U.S. Constitution First Amendment. How to attack the expanding Islamic Theocracy here while remaining true to the Constitution: SANE may have found the way.
Could we, and should we, outlaw Islamic Sharia in the US? Our Constitution guarantees freedom of religion; but what of a "religious law" legal system that has a core goal of the destruction of our Constitution itself?
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.
Again, it's Israel up against what appears to be the whole pea-picking world. Weak lip-service and pretty speeches aside, America is Israel's only real ally. And, as war is imposed upon her again, even many Americans are lukewarm in their support. Why?
The latest Israeli conflict is little different from all the previous ones. The first Israeli conflict with her neighbors, and every one since then, has been a simple matter of self defense.
Faith And Reason Vs. Islam: A Pontiff on faith and reason again, and again, etc. It is and has always been faith and reason vs. Islam; Islam is unreasonable, it's faith equals submission, and it is by nature violent and war-oriented.
Islam is the enemy; the non-Islamic world just doesn’t know it yet. I keep saying that Islam is the enemy here, and you keep not wanting to hear it. But it's true.
The Ground Zero Mosque. The ground zero mosque is an Islamic slap in the face of all 9/11 victims.
Tolerating intolerance of America is what Americans are being trained to do. In tolerating intolerance of themselves some Americans think they are proving something or other.
More concessions to the Palestinians? Do concessions run on a one way street? Israel is called to make more concessions to the Palestinians. It is never the other way round.
On Evil and Nonsense: Look closely at Nonsense, and find Evil at its root. Evil and Nonsense: deny evil and you deny right vs. wrong; which is to deny common sense, which is to invoke nonsense.
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.
In support of American Nationalism and American Patriotism. American Nationalism and American Patriotism have been demonized long enough.
Argument opposing Sharia law as brutal, oppressive and murderous. Opposing Sharia Law means opposing brutal domination, wife beating, child abuse and even bloody murder.
Who "radicalized" the Boston Marathon Bomber brothers? It's the Koran, Stupid. Yes, it's the Koran, stupid, and it's mainstream Islam, and there's nothing radical about either of them.
Fair warning: Beware of the Moslem Liars holding olive branches and smiling. If you have Moslem friends, you need to learn about the religious Moslem Liars
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Various unrelated topics that stirred thought and provoked writing (or quoting) at one time or another. The Everything Else Bucket.
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.
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