Our argument supporting the Rule of Subsidiarity, practicality and common sense.

The moral and organizational Rule of Subsidiarity is crucial to the rights of man and essential for freedom.

Vic Biorseth, Wednesday, March 11, 2009
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The rule of subsidiarity has two main precepts, which are:

  1. everyone who is affected by an issue should be in the jurisdiction responsible for it;
  2. as few people as possible who are not affected by an issue should have jurisdiction or responsibility over it.

Subsidarity says that all political authority should be vested in the most local jurisdiction possible. Problems affecting only a family should be handled by that family, town problems should be handled by that town, county problems by that county, etc., and problems that can be handled by any part of the private sector should not be given over to any level of government at all. As applied in America since her founding, there is and must always be some private sphere of personal activity that is completely beyond the reach of government.

Those granted the most authority over any aspect of your life should be required to physically face you, eye to eye, on a regular basis, whether that be in your home, your town hall, your county seat or whatever. No one who can change what goes on in your neighborhood should be alien to your neighborhood.

Under Socialism, the rule of subsidiarity is denied, because a centrally controlled economy requires the top level of government to be in charge of all aspect of economic, political and social life. Low level and local matters are handled, in accordance with central planning, by various bureaucrats or underlings in the vast bureaucratic organization absolutely required of Socialism. Top government determines and directs, at the individual citizen level, such matters as health, education, employment, career, private business, wages, investment, property, wealth, and even the simplest of human rights.

Subsidiarity operates best in a Democracy, most especially in a Republic like the USA, where Democracy itself is Constitutionally limited in order that government role and government power may be even more limited. The opposing position in the culture war – Socialism – has the top level of government in charge of all aspect of economic, political and social life, violating the rule. Under full Subsidiarity, in the best scenario, the individual citizen assumes primary responsibility for such matters health, education, employment, career, private business, wages, investment, property, wealth and so forth. Some human rights are spelled out in law, others are assumed in force, and, by default, civil law favors the citizen when any human right is questioned.

Under the proper application of the rule of Subsidiarity, the limited balance of power that is shared between citizen and government favors the citizen. As Subsidiarity is weakened, power automatically migrates from the citizen to the government. As Susidiarity is strengthened, power automatically migrates from the government to the citizen.

The danger, therefore, that Socialism poses to man is that Socialism seeks to centrally plan and control the entire economy. When a man is economically controlled, he is totally controlled. The only way to control anyone economically is to control him politically as well. When someone is completely economically dependant on government, he has, almost definitively, lost all individual citizen rights, all civil rights and all human rights. While Capitalism describes only an economic philosophy, which may only operate among free men in a free market place, Socialism represents both an economic and a political philosophy, because it cannot control an economy without also controlling the citizens who make it work. Under Socialism there is no strictly private sphere of personal activity that is beyond the reach of government.

See the Socialism definition link, and the Marxism definition link.)

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Truly Democratic people should be given, or rather, allowed to assume, as much responsibility as they are willing and able to assume. The ideal situation under pure Democracy (in the Jeffersonian mode,) cooperating with a natural economy based on free market Capitalism follows:

  • An individual citizen takes care of himself and his family.
  • He farms, or finds work, or starts a business, as he wills.
  • He pays his way, feeds, clothes, shelters and insures security to his family and educates his children to the best of his ability.
  • When he encounters hardship to great to bear, whether draught, business failure, unemployment, accident or other disaster, he first seeks help from his family, friends and church; then charitable organizations, individuals and businesses.
  • If he is still in need, he then goes to the township, and, if still lacking relief, moves his request up the hierarchy of county, state, and finally the federal government for relief.
  • The federal government should be the last place to go for any such relief, not the first.
  • Barring any such calamity, if the man is wise, frugal and not given to excess, he should be able in his lifetime to provide both for a comfortable retirement, and to leave his children at least as much, if not more, of an inheritance as his father left to him.
  • If, for whatever reason, his retirement is not provided for, then the same hierarchy should be traversed - family, friends, church, etc., again, with the federal government as an absolute last resort.
  • He should be willing and even anxious to take care of his parents and grand-parents in their dotage, and in a like manner his own children and grand-children should be a blessing to him in his old age.

That describes the ideal condition under pure Democracy. Many from the other side of the culture war call for personal liberty, or freedom, when what they really want is freedom to not have to do too much, or risk too much, or be responsible for too much, or suffer too many “liberty/responsibility” consequences; in other words, freedom to be lazy, and perhaps even freedom to be somewhat dependant. But true freedom is not for wimps, nor is it for the lazy; liberty has a price that is well worth paying at the individual level. Any person, left alone, will strive to improve his condition as best he can; nearly all will succeed; if they are left alone they will find a way. History repeatedly proves it.

This is where pure Democracy shines: very large numbers of people cannot improve their own condition without improving their larger environment. The greater the number of individuals striving for self-improvement, the greater will be the positive effect that this improvement will have on the entire economy.

Social “safety nets” need to exist at the lowest levels of government for the always very small number of people who cannot, as opposed to the always larger number of those who will not, be able to take care of themselves for whatever reason.

The American people’s common Judeo-Christian ethos directs them to look out for the interests and well being of “the widow and the orphan” and “the stranger among you.” In the best examples of the application of this moral imperitive, the unfortunate and the outcast is adopted into other families. The family is a natural social support network.

There can be no compromise; at least not indefinitely.

Noted economists such as Von Mises and Von Hayek have insisted that even minor government tinkering, let alone interference or control, of the free market or any of its parts prods Capitalism toward failure. (See the Social Democracy link.) The more Capitalism fails, the more government intervention is applied, and the more government intervention is applied, the more Capitalism will fail. The inevitable end of the spiral is Socialism.

Many today believe, in their innocent naiveté, that so-called European Socialism exemplified by current day France might be a preferable alternative to both American Capitalism and to flat out Socialism; however, none of the example European Socialist countries are finished with the process of being totally Socialized yet. They are merely farther into the inevitable spiral than America is. Their market is less free, their citizens are less economically free, and their downward spiral continues unabated. They will all end up Socialist in the end, if they do not take action to reverse the trend. The farther it goes, the harder it will be to stop. Visit the Marxism page to see where all this economic and social interference came from.

For many today, Keynesianism is seen as an alternative to completely open and free markets; however, the Keynesian economic approach is characterized by government intervention in the free market economy, a violation of the rule of Subsidiarity. This is not only a violation of the notion that there ought to be a sphere of private activity beyond the reach of government, but it plays right into the economic spiral addressed above, which ultimately ends up in Socialism. Keynes’ theory is thus fatally flawed. It is merely another hopefully non-violent, non-revolutionary path to the same place, whether that is what Keynes originally intended or not.

Marxism opposes family, religion, and even any separate, unique authority located at lower levels of government. Marxism opposes any source of allegiance, discipleship or popular favor that might compete in any way with the sole authority of the Party, which is to say, the sole authority of the dictator. Marxism works to suppress if not eliminate the family and organized religion, and the traditions, individual morality and cultural ethos associated with them.

For an example of the “ideal” situation under which Socialism rules and the rule of Subsidiarity is and must be absolutely denied, see the brief Pure Socialism definition page.

For an example of the “ideal” situation exemplified by the American Republic as originally founded, and in which the rule of Subsidiarity is and must be absolutely required, see the brief Pure Democracy definition page.

Obviously, we very strongly support the rule of Subsidiarity.



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Date:   Mon Sep 29 2014
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Changes pursuant to changing the website URL and name from 
Thinking Catholic Strategic Center to
Catholic American Thinker.

Pulled the trigger on the 301 MOVE IT option June 1, 2014. Working my way through all the webpages.  . 

Regards,

Vic


Date:  Mon Apr 13 06:19:58 2015
From:  the plummer
Email:   
Location:  U.S.S.A.
Comment: Hello again Vic,

Here I am again bothering you.  I shall express again that you have a fantastic grasp of the world around you, the problems that Westernization causes, and a solution that would solve the problems caused.

It's very refreshing to find another willing to offer real solutions, instead of just complaining.  You are a problem solver, as am I.  I've been reading many of your articles and wanted to present to you my ideas concerning how the Federal Government should be run, and every subsequent lower government.

You and I are in complete agreement that the Federal Government should have absolutely NO authority in matters that are not specifically articulated in the U.S. Constitution.  Every subsequent government, from the individual states all the way down to your local subdivision road agreements, must be handled in a subsidiarity fashion.

I have been heavily influenced by the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church (Converted from protestantism) four years ago, by an economist named Warren Mosler http://moslereconomics.com/wp-content/powerpoints/7DIF.pdf  , Maj, General Smedly Butler http://www.ratical.org/ratville/CAH/warisaracket.html  , G. Edward Griffin http://www.bigeye.com/griffin.htm  , as well as Michael Voris ChurchMilitant.TV ...

It's refreshing to find another man that has come to understand the world in such a fashion that I have recently discovered.  I am totally perplexed that I cannot seem to discuss what I've discovered with most folks.  They either don't want to discuss the issues, or are too lazy to implement critical thinking. 

You are correct that our school system is just a Marxist indoctrination propaganda machine, teaching children WHAT to think, rather than HOW to think.

I'd love to communicate with you in the future, and maybe develop ideas on how to spread the messages of TRUTH to the masses, for I feel that mainstream media machine will never accurately report the facts that we, separately have discovered.

Like you've said, Glenn Beck scratches around the edges, and I believe that he would be a great place to start, I fear that his faith, which is in direct conflict with our faith, may prevent him from seeing the unvarnished TRUTH.

If you have a private way for me to share my personal email with you, we can share ideas, though personally I believe you would be sharing much more with me, than I with you.

Good day, and God Bless.


Date:  Mon Apr 13 2015
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Plummer:

Thank you for your kind words.  I went to your supplied links, and the ones pertaining to making war gave me a little pause.  It would be nice, but impractical and dangerous in the extreme, to write off "war" and try hard to never engage in it.  But the problem with that idea is this:

Evil exists.  And he reigns here in The World. 

See the Necessity of War Pages.  Note well that if it hadn't been for the Crusades, we would now all be either dead, or in blind submission to Islam.  And that is what is coming at us again.  (See the Islam Pages.)  But Islam is not the only physical threat from within and from without cultures; see the Marxism Pages

Profit and greed and power are not the sole reasons for war; they may contribute, or they may come into being in times of war, but never forget that evil exists, and it intends to dominate, by force if necessary.  Through internal revolution, or through external war; one way or another. 

What is going on in the Ukraine is not about acquisition of oil or wealth, but is yet another among the many historical examples of the advance of rule by military conquest.  It is being advanced by an evil ideology, probably (but not necessarily) being exploited by a dictatorial mind bent on creating or expanding his dictatorship. 

What is going on in the Middle East, including the ongoing holocaust of Christians, has nothing to do with the acquisition of oil, money or riches, but is yet another among the many historical examples of the advance of rule by military conquest.  It is being advanced by an evil ideology, probably (but not necessarily) being exploited by a dictatorial mind bent on creating or expanding his dictatorship. 

The question we must wrestle with is where to confront and engage evil to stop it's advance.  Wherever it is crushing good?  Strategic places where it is gaining ground?  Here in America, and only here?  In your house, and only in your house?  In your soul, and only in your soul? 

We must stand somewhere

“If you will not fight for right when you can easily win without bloodshed; if you will not fight when your victory will be sure and not too costly; you may come to the moment when you will have to fight with all the odds against you and only a small chance of survival. There may even be a worse case: you may have to fight when there is no hope of victory, because it is better to die than to live as slaves. The price of freedom is eternal vigilance.” —Thomas Jefferson

Re your invitation to further private discussions - while I am flattered by the request, I had to give that stuff up earlier in the history of this website.  It used to have two ways of commenting, private and public.  And everybody took the private option over the public.  It became quite impossible to keep up with all the individual private conversations via private email. 

So, I modified the website to have this comment section at the bottom of each webpage, so that everyone could contribute to that particular subject, and I would no longer be engaged in multiple conversations on the exact same topic with twenty-some people, and fifty or more other times I have to repeat myself twenty-some times a week, or a day.  I'm getting too old to keep that many conversations going all at the same time without starting to blither.  I can do that anyway. 

Having eliminated the private option, the best I can recommend if you have something to contribute, is to go to Submit an Article and create a new webpage to be listed among the User Articles you see in the right column of this and every webpage in this site.  There will be a comment section attached to it, where you, I and anyone else is free to dialogue. 

Another thing to note is that I am still working full time, and this is only a spare time operation.  So, I can only update this site mornings before I go to work, and evenings when I am home, after dinner, if I'm not to tired or otherwise engaged.  So, patience is required to see any updates and responses. 

Thank you again for the interest and the kind words. 

Regards,

Vic


Date:  Mon Apr 13 19:54:48 2015
From:  The Plummer
Email:   
Location:  
Comment: 

Vic,

I agree with you about JUST reasons for war. However, I have not seen one instance in recent American history that war was declared for reasons other than oligarchical/ military industry complex, for profit, and I mean massive profit.

Why did we not invade Ethiopia, those people are/were starving at the hands of a tyrannical government. That's just one example.

I fully supported our preemptive attack on Saddam Hussein, due to the evil mans attempt at genocide of his own curdish countrymen. But that's not the reason we attacked. We wanted access to the oil. Many middle and lower income men died for oil. Then what do we do, we walk out of the region, without actually putting out the fire, only to let it flare up again.

The ones who profit from war have discovered that actually winning a war, is to solve a problem, and there is no profit from peace, so they constantly ebb and flow, battle lines constantly changing. They are simply trading one "enemy of my enemy is now my friend". No, I believe in a strong military, but two tiered. One that is compulsory, if need be, that is only interested in protecting our borders from attack and invasion. They should be on the southern border protecting us from the current invasion, that Obama and his ilk are promoting.

The other should be a purely voluntary army, and each individual soldier should be presented with the facts as to why war is necessary, and if a worthy enough cause, he shall fight. No more war for profit of a few oligarchs that are funding both sides.

I'm obviously not as good at explaining myself as you are, I hope you can catch my drift

Have a blessed day, my new friend.


Date:  Tue Apr 14 2015
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Plummer:

If we went to war in the Middle East for oil, then, where is it?  Why didn't we get any of it? 

I think you've been at least partially led astray in your thinking about war, and particularly America's participation in wars.  First, to clarify terminology and make sure we're talking about the same things:  I prefer the term Crony Capitalism to the term Oligarchy, the term most commonly used these days to describe the Russian variant. 

Crony Capitalists, and the politicians or dictators they are colluding with, can form a "shadow government" that is running parts or most of the government behind the scenes, out of view of the public.  If and when this shadow government goes public, it takes the form of Fascism or National Socialism, which are the "Right Wing" of Marxism, opposing the "Left Wing" of Marxism, which is Communism.  Thus, the Crony Capitalists will pretend to be anti-Capitalist, but the Capital (private property) they will oppose will be the Capital of their business competition; not their own Capital.  Espousing a certain limited or restricted Capitalism for me, but not for thee.  That's the Left and the Right within Marxism. 

In America, of course, the Left represents all of Marxism, in all forms and variants, and the Right represents direct opposition to all forms of Marxism, and that direct opposition is best exemplified by the American Constitution itself. 

The danger to the American Constitution posed by Crony Capitalism, at least originally, came less from ideological Marxists than from corrupt bankers and businessmen seeking unfair advantage in the open competition of the free market.  (Restricting the free market kills true Capitalism, which is, definitively, a free market).  They sought political partnership to gain illegal market advantage over competition.  It is not clear today whether Marxist ideology or pure greed predominates in American Crony Capitalist motivation. 

Who they collude with, mainly, are our Political Parties.  The Marxocrat Party today, despite all public denials, is the Party of the Rich, and the Super Rich.  Men like Bill Gates and Warren Buffet, who take turns being the richest men in America, and companies like Google and Apple, who take turns being the most profitable companies in America, practically own the Marxocrat Party and/or it's most notable operatives, leaders, candidates and representatives.  The Marxocrat and Republicrat Parties themselves have formed a "shadow government" operating completely outside the constraints and limitations of the Constitution. 

That's why I wrote Two Party Treason, No Party America and New Way Politics, to oppose all of that.  Our Crony Capitalists and our Political Parties are our Constitution's worst enemies.

All that being said, the infamous "Military Industrial Complex" is a term seized on by American Marxists and turned into a "Straw Villain" target for recruitment of Pacifists as another branch of Marxism's Useful Idiots. The origination of the term, and it's immediate confiscation and exploitation by Marxists, was described in the SLIMC1 treatment.

The false view of an American industry based on war for profit has been inculcated into millions of American minds through Marxified education, news reporting and commentary, over multiple generations.  It is indoctrination and propaganda.  See Professor Brom's Marxist Fundamentals for the root of this falsehood.  This is the root of the American Pacifism Movement, as illustrated in the treatment of Dorothy Day

I cannot say with any certainty that no one in all of our defense industry is or was a Crony Capitalist; but I can say with a fair amount of certainty that the whole Military Industrial Complex scenario was painted with a Marxist brush.  Note well that the Pacifists always, always, want to disarm us, but not the Russians or the Chinese.  We are the bad guys, they are the good guys. 

But it is the opposite.  Evil exists, and they are on the wrong side of good and evil.  We are the good guys; or, at least, we used to be the good guys. 

Regards,

Vic

PS:  The Marxocrat Party, with or without full knowledge of their Crony Capitalist funders, currently espouses Marxism-Leninism almost exactly as warned of by Professor Brom, and the Republicrat Party, at the very least, is not opposing it.  I believe they are in on it.  Whether that be true or not, both Political Parties have shown, by their actions and inactions, that they themselves pose a very serious internal threat to the American Constitution and to the very idea of America. 


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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

Truth Versus Evil

The End Of The Age

Authority Meets Truth

The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world

The Little Red Hen

Of Sheep And Men

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.

Jefferson Speaks (Declaration of Independence)

The American Constitution (American Founding Fathers)

American Democrat Party Platform Karl Marx and Frederick Engles

Marxist Fundamentals Prof. Libor Brom

Re The Sin Of Scandal Phil Lange

Re Sydney Airport Security Ahmed

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.

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.

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.

Atheist Genesis:

In the beginning there was nothing, and nothing happened to nothing.
And then nothing accidentally exploded and created everything.
And then some bits of everything accidentally encountered other bits of everything and formed some new kinds of everything.
And then some bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into self-replicating bits of everything.
And then some self-replicating bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into dinosaurs.
See?

(See The Darwinism Pages)

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