Formerly the Thinking Catholic Strategic Center
November 15, 2016
In our treatment of God, Nature and the USA, we laid out how the Christian faith of the Founders contributed to the "Natural" design of Constitutional Republic of the USA, in a stressful, emergency, time-limited situation. Their Christian sense of honor and the unique high morality of Christianity drove their considerations as they argued and deliberated in the creation of a new form of government.
And, how religion drove their politics. Not the theology of Christianity so much as the morality of Christianity; for they differed with each other on specific denominational theology, but they were all of one mind on Christian morality.
In the formula Culture = Religion + Politics, distinct, identifiable human culture is formed. It works best for the common good of the people when the religion is "good", meaning, possessed of a high moral code.
I submit that there is no higher moral code for man than that which springs from Christianity.
And, the formula works best if religion (or religious morality) drives politics, rather than politics driving religion. For whenever politics are allowed to drive religion (or morality) politics will seek to change, control and eventually dominate religion (or morality).
Further, the formula works best when morality is driven from the bottom up, not from the top down. In other words, when the people themselves are a highly moral people, and their government is designed and required to be representative of the people. And, thus, moral.
Christians know, or should know, that their religion is fixed and unchangeable for all time. No mere worldly government or political movement should ever be allowed to change or in any way control religion, or the morality that flows from religion.
Christian Morality driven politics results in stable human culture.
Politically driven morality results in unstable human culture always in a constant state of flux, disintegrating as an identifiable culture, or, most likely, becoming subject to tyrannical subjugation.
Politics and Religion (or lack thereof) will always define a culture.
In designing the government of the USA, the Founders, Framers and Ratifiers presumed that the Christian morality of the American People would always be preserved intact.
With that assumption, they sought to make a Constitution - a Supreme Law of the Land - that would also, in and of itself, always be preserved intact. The way to do that was to make it the only Sovereign Ruler in America.
We would be a nation ruled by laws, and not by mere men.
Thus the Constitution would be fixed and unchangeable for all time, just as Christianity itself is fixed and unchangeable for all time.
We described it in the USA page thusly:
Men are temporary worldly beings. The "Democratic" whim and fancy of the people is a temporary thing. Even sitting governments and government administrations are temporary things.
If God is eternal, and if God's Law is eternal, and if Nature itself, like Objective Truth, is eternal, would it not make sense to try to make our Natural Law based Supreme Political Law just as fixed and permanent as anything in this world can be made by man to be?
That became the Author's inspired purpose in writing the Constitution.
The Authors knew that Democracy, as a government system, was fatally flawed because of worldly temptations, the sinful nature and concupiscence of man. Politicians would seek to "soften" if not radically change the people's perception of morality. Politicians would always try to legally "command" morality from the top down, rather than allowing it to naturally exist in the population they represent.
Worse, politicians would find ways to bribe the voters with the people's own money (given in taxes), and the people in turn would learn to depend on the government "benefits" granted by the politicians who were bribing them. Becoming less independent in the process. Slowly becoming government vassals, or slaves.
That is what Democracy does.
And that is why the USA was not designed to be a Democracy.
The Three Anti-Constitution Factors working to destroy the USA:
In Political Battle Lines, we quoted President George Washington's farewell address, in which he warned of the rise of Political Parties and how they would become powers unto themselves, first bypassing and then usurping the sovereignty of the nation over that of the Constitution. And, we spoke of the purposes and political agendas of Political Parties, which, although subject to radical change over even short periods of time, will not align with and will even come to oppose the Constitution.
Political Parties come to exist merely to exist; to be winners in perpetual contests for governmental power, regardless of the common good.
Despite President Washington's warnings, Parties were already forming in a loose, informal way, over the Slavery issue. A small (and not necessarily totally representative of their Colonies) minority of rich Southern Planters had vigorously opposed the nation's movement toward abolition of slavery. This "movement" even affected the wording of the Declaration of Independence, which failed, by one vote, to include an article abolishing slavery.
The importance of achieving the full unity of all Colonies overpowered Christian morality at that point in history, which was a live-or-die moment for the United States of America. Moral concessions were made to allow the slave trade to continue to exist; but the argument was heated, and getting hotter by the moment.
This pro-slavery movement of a relatively few, as compared to their own Colonial populations, very large plantations owning large numbers of slaves is what coalesced into the Democrat Party. For them, the sheer economics of the slave-run plantation industry overpowered the Christian moral imperative of Equality of all men.
Purely Political stratagems entered the debate as leaders of the movement-becoming-a-Political-Party began to argue that black people were not human, or, not intelligent, or, incapable of citizenship, or, etc., etc., etc. All arguments opposing God, opposing God's Law and opposing everything the USA was supposed to stand for, in the Declaration and in the Constitution that followed.
As positions hardened, the opposition argument in favor of abolition also began to formalize into a Pary-like organized opposing movement, which was to become the Republican Party. The predominant abolition sentiment actually predated the pro-slavery movement, and probably spurred it into becoming an organized political movement.
Leading up to the Civil War, the fully existing and formally recognized Democrat Party actually controlled the Southern "Slave State" governments and held considerable power in the Congress of the USA.
Thus, it was the Democrat Party itself that declared secession from the USA in order to form a new separate nation unto itself and maintain its slave trade. President Lincoln declared war to prevent the secession, and the Democrat Party waged war on the USA under the flag of the Confederacy.
We all know how that turned out. After Appomattox, President Lincoln was perhaps over-conciliatory in victory. Conciliation with the Southern States was appropriate and necessary; but conciliation with the Democrat Party was not.
The Party was allowed to continue to exist, and hold political power.
Both Parties were allowed to continue to exist.
When they never should have been allowed to gain and hold any actual American government power at all.
And here we are. The Democrat Party had staked out its position against God, against Nature and against the USA. Those positions have hardened over time; the Democrat Party became the Party of Segregation and the Klan, and of "rebellious" sentiment against the government of the USA, and particularly against the Republican Party.
The Democrat Party political agenda became, almost exclusively, one of gaining more and more pure political power, for its own sake, with an ultimate goal of one day actually taking over and governing the whole nation, despite the Constitution and despite the majority of the people.
It had become a Party of vengeance and almost blind hatred.
The greatest and seemingly freakish accomplishment of Democrat Party since it lost the Civil War was to successfully gain the almost total, absolute support of America's black vote. Even after opposing MLK, murdering and terrorizing so many blacks, Republicans and Catholics, even after manning the fire-hoses, dogs and clubs of Selma, they managed the political socio-psychological trick of convincing black America that the Republican Party did all that. And that they opposed all that.
And they did all that through nothing more than Party mastery of deceitful psychology in political campaign strategy.
As a result, today, most American blacks actually believe them, and consistently vote Democrat.
Bottom line, the Democrat Party, at its roots, opposes Truth; it therefore opposes God, God's Law and the USA as Constituted. It may be shown to oppose the human rights to equality, life, liberty and property, from its very beginnings to this day. It seeks to deprive American citizens of these rights without due process. And it does this without the full awareness of the people, many of whom are convinced of the "goodness" of the Democrat Party.
And the Republican Party, too, has long outlived its usefulness, if it ever had any. Having won the slavery-abolition political argument, it is a Party looking for a cause, and morphing into a Party whose purpose for being is merely to compete for unconstitutional political power against, primarily, the Democrat Party.
It is happy to share unconstitutional governmental power over the Constitution and the will of the governed. It has learned to go along to get along, and to participate in a bipartisan way in whatever agenda the Democrat Party puts forward, with weak resistance that always turns into a "compromise" that advances the Democrat agenda.
Because, in reality, there is no such thing as a Republican Party agenda.
Taking Down the Political Party System.
In Chapter 13 of Culture = Religion + Politics we recommended the elimination of America's Political Parties as an important part of breaking the power of the Crony Capitalists, Crony Communists, Crony Unions, Crony Donors, Crony News Industry, Crony Catholics, Crony Secularists, Crony Scientists, Crony Universities, Crony Entertainers, Crony Globalists, Crony Foreigners and Crony Revolutionaries, etc., who own and operate the Parties and give them their illegal political marching orders from behind the stage scenery. The mega-buck "Club" or "Establishment" that funds American political campaigns in return for favorable government regulations, competitor-harming regulations, government contracts, grants, loans, subsidies, bail-outs, treaties, special consideration, insulation from law, etc., etc., etc.
This "Club", whose membership includes the richest men in the world, increasingly illegally controls the governing of America. They are drawn to Washington as flies are drawn to manure, because of the virtual river of money that springs up and flows from there, in the form of American Tax Revenue. The largest annual national "budget" on earth, by far. They all want their share of it. They all wind up getting more out of their crooked Crony relationships and political deals than they put into them. And none of their real interests are in support of the Constitution, or of equality, life, liberty or the pursuit of happiness for American citizens.
Quite the opposite. Some of them seek power more than money.
As the biggest conduit of political campaign money, the Political Parties became the target of opportunity for influential and powerful men, probably from the moment of each Party's birth. Today, both Parties, despite public appearances and political speeches, sing from the exact same "Washington Establishment" political hymnal.
They are totally and irredeemably corrupted.
Let us here note the illegal status of our Political Parties.
The Constitution nowhere mentions any Political Party, or any Political Party System.
Article One describes the Congress, whose sole Constitutional responsibility it is to legislate new law.
Article Two describes the Presidency, whose sole responsibility it is to execute existing law.
Article Three describes the Court, whose sole responsibility it is to adjudicate existing law.
Article Four describes the government relationships with and between the sovereign States.
Article Five describes the Amendment process.
Where is the Article describing Political Parties and authorizing them for the running the whole government process?
There is no Article describing anything to do with Political Parties. Nor are Political Parties listed among the Article One Section Eight limited and enumerated authorized powers of the federal government. Nor are Political Parties mentioned anywhere among the Amendments to the Constitution.
And yet, all three branches of the American Federal Government are comprised of members who owe their first allegiance to a Political Party, and not to the Constitution, and not to the People. Their political and governing interests support or oppose Party Agendas, as opposed to the American Constitutional rule of law. And even those political agendas are often completely outside the realm of legitimate Constitutional authority. Abortion, for instance. Or Marriage. Or Health Care.
Things that are outside the scope of federal government by dint of not even being among the listed items in Article One Section Eight, which therefore cannot be legislated into law, cannot be executed as law and cannot be adjudicated as law, are not only addressed, but championed, by members of all three branches of government.
In fact, the Court, in cases outside its Constitutional authority, illegally adjudicates new law into being by way of establishing Legal Precedent.
In fact, the President, in situations outside the scope of his Constitutional authority, illegally executes new law into being by way of Executive Action.
In fact, the Congress, in situations outside the scope of its Constitutional authority, illegally legislates new law into being, as illustrated by Obamacare.
All are Party Agenda Items. All are Unconstitutional. In every case, the Constitution was violated in favor of a Party agenda item. In every case, oaths of office were violated. In every case, the very act was a high crime and misdemeanor, an impeachable offense. These impeachable offenses have been committed, repeatedly, by solemnly sworn officers of the government in all three branches of the government.
In every case, the crimes committed ranged between criminal malfeasance in office, at the very least, all the way up to treason, at worst.
The perpetrators cannot possibly not know the Constitution they all falsely swore to uphold. It was their job. Ignorance is no defense.
Political Parties unconstitutionally control Congress to the point of setting rules in the House and the Senate, selecting those in authority in both houses, selecting committee chairmen and members, and the whole running of the Congress. In accordance not with the Constitution, but in accordance with Party Agendas, whether they be Constitutional or not. That's exactly how unconstitutional regulating and administering Soviets (bureaucracies) like the EPA came into existence and grew, and grew, and multiplied.
Neither Article One nor any other part of the Constitution granted Congress the ability to "delegate" any of its exclusive authority to originate new law through legislation. Neither Article Two nor any other part of the Constitution granted the Presidency the ability to "delegate" any of its exclusive authority to enforce law.
And yet, we see unconstitutional Soviets, such as EPA, HUD, HHS, etc., etc., etc., issuing Regulations, with full force of law behind them, and even enforcing them. Completely outside the Constitution. Un-elected, unrepresentative and unaccountable bureaucrats are "administering", and actually governing, the American citizenry. Issuing and enforcing new "law" in America.
All of these Soviets are unconstitutional entities. All of their regulations are unconstitutional regulations.
(See all of the Cut The Spending Pages.)
It was all done so smoothly the people never noticed.
I submit that a Constitutionalist President could take the Parties out of existence by a simple open declaration of the unconstitutionality and illegality of the Parties, nullifying their power everywhere in the federal government. This would involve the elimination of the Party Primary system, of Political Parties selecting candidates for federal office, Party control of Congress, and make it a crime for Party officials to try to establish "Crony" or "Lobby" relationships of influence over government officials in any way, especially with campaign funds or other money, controlling any sworn officers of the government.
All it would take would be the balls to do it.
Parties are already unconstitutional and therefore illegal.
All anyone needs to do to learn this is to read the Constitution.
(See the Political Parties Pages.)
Regarding the argument supporting a "New" Party, and/or supporting a "One Party" system to replace our existing Parties:
Again, short of a new Constitutional Amendment, no Political Party has any legitimate business operating in America. We have a Constitution; therefore, we have no need of any Party. The Constitution itself is the political "Agenda". American voters should be looking at Candidates for high office who might be best trusted to protect Natural Law Citizen Rights against the government itself, and to strictly uphold the whole of the Constitution, in accordance with their required oaths of office.
The "One Party" system becomes a Globalist and Imperialistic system. The most successful One Party system today is exemplified by the International Communist Party, or COMINTERN. COMINTERN is the only Party legally allowed to exist, and the only party actually governing or running the governments of such nations as Russia, China, Cuba, Vietnam, etc. Try to establish another Party there and you are quite likely to get yourself shot.
Unlike COMINTERN, the Constitution of the USA pertains only to the USA, not to the globe. People come to the USA, or nations emulate or imitate the USA, on a strictly voluntary, free-will decision basis. The same way people come to Christianity. Force is out of the picture. It's a matter of aligning with God, Nature and the Constitution of the USA.
Communism is precisely what it falsely calls the USA: Imperialistic.
And forcibly imperialistic.
We described this in greater detail in Chapter 4, Anti-American Marxist Ideology, in our book Culture = Religion + Politics.
I submit that the ideology of Marxism, in virtually all of its many varieties, is antithetical to God, to Nature and to the USA.
Communism, Socialism, National Socialism, Fascism, Marxism-Leninism, etc., all, stand opposed to equality, life, liberty and private property. All are denominations or interpretations of Marxism. They all drive toward citizen subservience to the state, often while pretending to be driving toward a utopian dream situation of social perfection, such as Communism's vaunted Worker's Paradise, Nazism's Perfect Aryan World, or Fascism's Corporatism-driven National Socialism. All are one-Party absolute authoritarian and dictatorial systems. Fascism differs from Communism mainly in that Communism opposes Classes and Fascism insists on Classes for social stability.
All oppose Capitalism.
Note that only in Europe, where nothing like the government of the USA has ever been experienced, are Communism and Fascism counter-posed as "Left" and "Right" opposing revolutionary movements. In America, both are equally opposed to Capitalism and to the Constitution, and thus, Fascism and National Socialism should be (but usually are not) thought of as Leftist or Marxist, at their core.
Here, the main argument between original Bolshevism and Fascism is not so much with each other as it is with us. Both seek absolute political domination. It's kind of like the split between Shia and Sunni Moslems. Both read the same Koran; both seek world domination; both hate us more than they hate each other.
All Marxist ideologies either oppose or control religion, the family, all "institutions" and all other forms of "authority" that are not that particular variant of Marxism. Marxist ideology is therefore revolutionary in its very being. Marxism seeks to overturn all social orders that exist, in favor of itself.
(See Marx's Communist Manifesto.)
I submit that Karl Marx developed Marxism, circa 1848, as a direct reaction to and as a counter-ideology of, the meteoric economic rise of the USA.
Constitutional America "tweaked" the developers and the development of Communism, finally formalized in 1848 with the publishing of Marx's Manifesto, because it beat Communism to the punch by developing the world's first truly Classless Society. And it did it Naturally. If the American doctrine of Equality prohibited Classes, and if the Constitution itself specifically prohibited titles of nobility, then Communism's vaunted classless utopian society was already established. And its roaring economy proved to the world that it was working.
It was American Government Constitutional protection of American citizen rights to equality, life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness that unleashed the Free Market (i.e., Capitalism) and rocketed the USA up to world power status among nations in a mere half-century, more or less.
Thus it is Capitalism that Marxist ideology always attacks first, and relentlessly demonizes in the mind of man. For it is moral citizen participation in the Open and Free Market, in and of itself, that lifts man, nations and whole world out of misery and want, and into ever increasing prosperity and into longer and better life.
(See the Anti-Capitalism Pages.)
The key to a successful Capitalist Market is a Moral Citizenry. Just as the key to a self-governing nation is a self-governing citizenry. Only a good and virtuous people can be self-restraining and charitable to the extent that they can govern themselves. The more immoral a people allow themselves to become, the more in need of strong government control and interference in their lives do they become.
Therefore, Marxism attacks the Christian morality of the citizenry, in the interest of making it necessary for a new Marxified government taking over.
Marxism, which demonized authoritarianism, is pure authoritarianism.
No matter what variant of Marxism you examine, all are alike in this: Every part of Marxist ideology works to oppose America's core reason for being, all of America's Natural Law Civil Rights, and all the Constitutionally guaranteed legal rights of the citizenry.
Since it is so glaringly obvious that it is quite impossible to make everyone on earth equal in riches, it becomes equally glaringly obvious that the attempt to force it on the world will be far more likely to make everyone on earth equal in abject poverty and want.
The sheer stupidity of Marxist ideology is staggering.
But the stupid ideal only masks the true evil intent: raw political power.
The Wilsonian Progressive Legacy.
America's first "Progressive" Marxist President was Woodrow Wilson, who took the first Progressive steps to toward transforming America from a Constitutional Republic into a Constitution-ignoring Democracy, knowing that Democracy is a mere stepping-stone to Socialism.
To that end, Wilson was able to trick America into cooperating in the passage of the 16th Amendment (Progressive Income Tax), the 17th Amendment (Democratization of the Senate), and the 1913 Federal Reserve Act (State Monopoly on Capital and Credit). All in accordance with revolutionary agenda items listed in Marx's Communist Manifesto, as shown at the related links.
Thanks to Wilson, we are now a lot more Democratic, and quite obviously more Socialist, than we are the Constitutional Republic we were designed to be. FDR, another "Progressive", piled-on with the development of multiple unconstitutional Soviets; gigantic regulating bureaucracies, administering and "taking care of" the people, for their own good. First and foremost among these was the giant Ponzi-Scheme of Social Security, which itself has ballooned into the single largest budgetary item in the American national budget, dwarfing everything else in the budget combined. And it continues to grow, and it threatens, all by itself, to eventually economically destroy America.
American and even world-wide Formal education, especially university level, was already so infected with Marxist ideology around the time of the Spanish Civil War that Graduates and Students didn't know whether to ideologically side with the Fascists or the Communists in that great conflict. All they knew was that they were anti-Capitalist, which is to say, anti-American. But Communism and Fascism, both, were anti-Capitalist. Graduates had to contact their old Professors to find out what they were, whether Communists or Fascists.
Highly educated stupidity had begun its reign among elite academics.
This began to spread to elementary education once Marxified graduates were teaching and certifying future public school teachers. The earlier the process begins in education the better, from Marxism's point of view. Go to the Marxism page and begin reading at about the Popular Front point in that page, and you will see how the sinister plot of hidden Marxist indoctrination systematically progressed. The goal was to create little monsters; a "New Barbarian" who would one day revolt, against - everything. Against authority; against institution; against rule of law. Against society itself. Formal education is making future Revolutionaries.
Potential future "Brown Shirts". Potential future Machavellian self-sacrificial Agent Provocateurs, who would one day start Revolutions. You probably thought Common core was a problem, and it is; but it's only one part of a larger educational menace to American society. We need to cut all funding and government support of education entirely; this is too much to try to undo piecemeal. Note well that education is not among the limited and enumerated items among Article One Section Eight of the Constitution, and therefore the federal government has no Constitutional business involving itself in education at all.
Who went Marxist first, between Education, Journalism and Politics?
Cultural Marxism is what is working in America to convince the citizenry that it will make their lives better. It began partially as a Soviet infiltration of spies into our government, and a hidden mission of socio-political "persuasion" of our entertainment, education and Political Parties, through Stalin's Popular Front, and through the insidious efforts of the infamous Frankfurt School. It continues Marxifying America to this day using the Gramsci Marxism stratagem, among others.
If I had to guess, I would say Education, Journalism and Entertainment, traveling together, preceded the Democrat Party in going almost totally Marxist. But they were all being subverted at the same time. Certainly by the time of the McCarthy Hearings, the Democrat Party had become the Marxocrat Party, the Republican Party had become the Republicrat Party, and the Entertainment Industry, the field of Journalism, and major American Publishing, were all more Marxist than not. All became that way, mostly, through Marxified formal education.
That is why, after the publicly demonizing and crushing of Senator McCarthy and the closing of the Hearings, it was "Black-Listing" of Communists, and not anti-American Communism itself, that was forever to be publicly and popularly demonized in America. Anti-American Communism was openly welcomed everywhere in America after that. Why, it was wrong to "discriminate" against Communists and against the advance of Communism in America.
Marxist ideology was becoming inculturated; it was becoming an integral part of American thought, through infected education and news reporting.
Gramsci Marxism never got such a boost as from the McCarthy Hearings aftermath.
From then on, Marxism was "just another innocent political opinion" and anti-Marxism was demonized as a wild conspiracy theory.
Another way of saying it is that opposing America's very purpose for being and opposing all American Constitutional rights is acceptable, but opposing that anti-Constitution - anti-Americanism is not acceptable.
And nobody sees it for what it is.
If you doubt that American formal education is turning out potential future Marxist revolutionaries, go read your children's text books, for you are in for a real surprise. Anti-American history, anti-Western Civilization history, and even Science, have been ginned-up and Marxified and/or falsified to create in the minds of students false impending man-caused calamities that only government can save them from. Pay particular attention to anything authored by one Howard Zinn. It's even worse at the college level. Every area of study has its own anti-Christian, anti-American, anti-white, anti-male, anti-Western, anti-moral, pro-Marxist spin.
Contemporary Marxocrat-Party Marxist Anti-Americans.
Comrade Obama (peace be upon him) and Madam Hillary, of course, represent America's best contemporary examples of Machiavellian Marxist Revolutionaries. Both are of the Saul Alinsky school of grass-roots organizing for revolution. The only difference between them in that regard is that Madam Hillary was merely an academic or theoretic Alinsky organizer. Comrade Obama had actually done Alinsky anti-American organizing, as his only real job before entering politics. Madam Hillary never had any job, other than a wife-of-a-celebrity stint at the Rose Law Firm.
Of course we have the well known Communist Van Jones, and the openly Socialist (and proud of it) Bernie Sanders.
The best contemporary example of a Hegelian Marxist might be Rahm "Never let a good crisis go to waste" Emanuel, advisor to the Clintons, Chief of Staff for Comrade Obama, current Mayor of the Sanctuary City of Chicago.
The whole Marxocrat Party political agenda is anti-Constitution and anti-American. Going right down the Communist Party line,
It acts in direct opposition to the Constitution's rights to the living of Christian life (but not that of Islam, Satanism, Atheism, etc.). It acts to stifle Freedom of Speech that does not suit the Party agenda, Freedom of Press that does not suit the Party agenda, Freedom of Assembly that does not support the Party agenda, even the right to Redress unless it suits the Party agenda.
The Party openly opposes and always seeks to eliminate the Citizen's right to keep and bear arms.
You would be hard pressed to find the Constitutional right that the Marxocrat Party does not oppose and seek to override or eliminate. Including State's rights, guaranteed by the Constitution.
To begin to understand the broadness and depth of the placement of dangerous anti-American ideologues into critical government offices, just look through all the appointed Czars and Advisors of the Obama regime, and count the various anti-American Marxists and Moslem Jihadists, if you can.
Lest you think all those members of the Moslem Brotherhood chosen by Comrade Obama to "advise" him on national security matters are not actual Jihadists, consider the motto, the words on their flag and rallying cry of the Moslem Brotherhood:
While in America, Taqiyya (Idtirar; Kitman) is their way. Temporarily.
In the religion/ideology of Islam it's perfectly OK for them to lie to us; just not to each other.
The most insidious, deceptive, evil, corrupting and dangerous political lie that has ever been psychologically inculturated into the collective Western mind is this:
That is part of the larger insidious false notion that every one of us, with no one excluded, need to "come together" in peace and harmony. It is a lie that operates to the destruction of any defined, recognizable human culture.
Multiculturalism in the Church.
Take the Church, as an example human culture, and perform a thought experiment.
If all members of the Body Of Christ have renounced Satan and all his evil works in their Baptismal vows, should they all at some point thereafter seek to "bring us all together" again with Satan and all his evil works?
That is the question. Whether those who have repented and converted from sin should then welcome those who have not and will not repent and convert from sin into full community and full communion with the Body Of Christ.
I submit that we have Roman Catholic clerics who are doing just that.
What happens to the Body Of Christ once Satan and all his evil works are let back in the door? Once it's seen to be "OK" for determined, committed, obstinate unrepentant sinners to fully participate in the Sacramental life, who will be "evangelizing" who, and who will likely soon outnumber who, between the good and the evil?
How long will it take before the Body of Christ is fully unidentifiable?
Jesus said that the way that the world would know we were His disciples is that we loved one another as He loved us. And how would we prove our love of Him and of each other? He said, if you love me, then keep my Commandments.
Well, if some of us are keeping the Commandments, but lots of others are not, and if the Pastor is flying the rainbow flag celebrating the active homosexual lifestyle, then what is the outside world to make of this so-called Body Of Christ?
How does the world know that we are any different from the rest of the world? Where have our unique identifiers gone?
If there is nothing we would renounce, then, who, exactly, are we?
The forgotten co-dependent twin virtues of Faith and Mercy.
Mercy received is affected by the faith given, in a commensurate way. Faith demands obedience of the will, not rebellion against the Law of God. Christ Himself ordained His Church authorities, and sent them out to teach His good news to all nations, saying "He who hears you hears me, and he who rejects you rejects me, and rejects He who sent me."
He gave the them collectively and to Peter individually, the power to bind and to loose. To be a part of the Community, which is to say, to partake of Holy Communion with the rest of the Community, is to be fully part of the whole community, believing what they believe, holding the faith that they hold, in its completeness.
No one who knowingly and purposely remains in his previous state of sin can do that. Even confession and absolution is pointless if the person is not truly penitent, contrite and converted.
The angels of the Lord did not proclaim unlimited peace to all men on earth, but peace to those upon whom His favor rests. (Luke 2:14) If you go through Scripture, you will see that the Lord was not indiscriminate in His mercy and His favor.
But there are those among us who would have us be indiscriminate.
Indeed, for some, the only real "sin" is discrimination of any kind.
The question is: Do you reject Satan and all his evil works? Yes or no.
The only way to answer that question is to discriminate. And if your answer is yes, then you are called to a life of discrimination. You are called to divorce from the world, in so much as practicality limits that divorce. It means gathering with others of like mind and spirit, and leaving the world of sin and sinners behind.
We are all called not merely to "goodness", but to the holiness without which no one will see the Lord (Heb 12:14). We are sanctified by the unmerited grace of God through our Baptism, but we can lose that holiness through sin. We can regain sanctifying grace through the sacraments, but again, we ourselves must be converted and dedicated to the fullness of the faith for it to be efficacious. It avails us nothing if we confess but are not truly contrite, or if we receive Communion unworthily.
Mercy received is limited by Faith given. No one who obstinately continues in sin may expect to receive Mercy. Protestant protestations notwithstanding, once saved is not always saved; anyone can fail in Faith and lose the grace that was freely given.
Knowingly living in sin is a voluntary renouncing of that grace and ultimate self condemnation (1 Cor 6:9-10). Paul himself worried about losing his own crown (1 Cor 9:24-27).
In this life, our own compassion for sinners must not be limited merely by the sinner's willingness to receive our compassion. That would be a pointless application of Mercy with no proper response. True compassion must be commensurate with the sinner's true turning from sin and willing, purposeful movement from sin and into the fullness of faith.
The only thing we can do for obstinate unrepentant sinners is pray for them; we cannot welcome them into the Body Of Christ as they are without doing harm to the Body Of Christ. The full community cannot compromise with the sinful life without becoming more sinful.
Truth cannot be compromised.
Multiculturalism in our Politics.
The Marxocrat Party political agenda involves "Big Tent Politics" in which they seek to build an eventual majority voter base out of a lot of recruited and/or invented minority groups. Using Saul Alinsky grass-roots organizing techniques, they infiltrate, organize and commandeer existing minorities, and invent and develop new previously non-existing ones. These, they psychologically alienate from the larger host culture, and propagandized and antagonize into hatred of the majority. All as preparation for some unpredictably future revolution, per Alinskyite organizational goals.
The hidden ultimate goal of the leaders of the Marxocrat Party is to transform Constitutional America into a Dictatorship, pure and simple. The indoctrinated and believed (but false and impossible) goal of the purposely-made-ignorant and Marxified "Useful Idiots" who comprise the lower echelons of the Party and who for the most part make up the Marxocrat Party voter-base, is a "tolerant" and "inclusive" and "accepting" and "just" society where there is no hunger or want or pollution or climate change or un-sustainability or unfairness, etc., ad infinitum.
Utopia, in other words. Man made heaven on earth. A worldly reward.
The Moron Vote is convinced of the attainability of this political reward.
To grow their Moron Vote, the Party continually exercises a Divide And Conquer strategy to create, incite and agitate anti-American minority groups. They have identified the "enemy" at whom to aim these organized groups to be Christian, white, male, heterosexual, Republicrats or "Conservatives", especially if they are businessmen, successful, middle-class or higher in income, so long as they are not Marxist or Globalist in their politics.
The largest and most successful organized anti-American movements they have organized and controlled to date are:
Through all sorts of unconstitutional and therefore illegal methods, the Marxocrat Party has used the whole Federal Government to impose the will of these Party-organized movements on the whole nation, against its will. Usually through the courts, even up to and including the Supreme Court, everything from immorality to favorable and unequal legal treatment have been given force of law to back them up.
Taking just the homosexual political movement, for example, we can see how a tiny minority, alone, can be made to drive the whole larger culture, once a major Political Party decides to make their cause a priority agenda item. It becomes a top-down, bottom-up crushing of the Judaeo-Christian cultural ethos. The government itself drives it from top, while the Alinsky-organized "movement" drives it from the bottom.
Here's how we described it in It's Our Morality, Stupid!
The Homo-Nazi Movement shows, in microcosm, what all similar "Nazi" Movements do to us. La Raza works similarly to break off major regions and states from the USA to form an "Aztec" dictatorship of some sort or other over major swaths of USA territory. Occupy Wall Street works to stop and shut down our stock exchange, in the interest of destroying what they think Capitalism is. Black Lives Matter openly demonstrates and holds rallies and parades to have police officers murdered in the streets. The list of these groups is nearly endless.
All of them are funded by anti-American Globalists, the Marxocrat Party and various political campaigns. All of them are favorably treated by the sitting government of the USA. Some of them are even invited into the White House, and encouraged in all their anti-American activities.
What we are talking about here is actual Sedition. A crime. Not mere criminal activity, but outright treason. At the top, and at the bottom of the whole American culture.
And nobody sees it.
You should be able to see from this that the whole Marxocrat Party's relentless drive, seemingly in favor of unlimited multiculturalism, is actually a sneaky underhanded relentless drive toward an ultimate cataclysm of open Class Warfare, in which the "Classes" have been invented and organized by an unconstitutional, in the first place, and now fully Marxified, anti-American, American Political Party.
Once the American populace was educationally indoctrinated and journalistically propagandized into seeing anti-American Marxist ideology as innocent and not at all anti-American, and as a positive "Social Justice" ideology, it was an easy step into collectively forgetting what words like Sedition and Treason actually mean, and what the consequences of a successful long-term massive program of Sedition might be.
The American populace as now so engrossed in notions of cultural diversity that the original American ethos is nearly forgotten. And as the national ethos goes, so goes the national culture. The blessing of diversity for the sake of diversity is what is making America blind to the threat of Civilization Jihad, or Jihad through immigration, and Jihad through illegal migration.
Please, pray for President Elect Trump as he chooses his Cabinet Officers, that he might have or gain insight into the deeper meaning behind the true agendas of the Political Parties. This "Lame Duck Administration" period is fraught with danger. The losers of the election are seething with rage, all those Alinsky organizations didn't get all dressed up for nothing, and the Lame Duck President is still stirring the pot. He is, after all, a Machiavellian Marxist. His many organizations have, after all, lots of Agent Provocateurs.
He has even weaponized and swat-equiped many of his unconstitutional Soviets, as we pointed out in other pages herein. Federal bureaucracies that have no Constitutional reason for being have been given their own regulation enforcement "Police" branches, with SWAT training and equipment, including even MRAPS. Because, like, you never know when someone might improperly separate their recyclables from their trash. What's an MRAP for, if it can't be used?
A wise Constitutionalist President would shut down whole bureaucracies and send all the weapons and MRAPS to County arsenals, as we recommended in Sheriffs and Veterans and Guns, Oh My!
Pray that a President Trump might lead us back toward and into simple common sense.
Common Sense alone will lead us back to God, Nature, and the USA.
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On the Inspired, Brilliant Republic of the Unique and Incomparable USA. The inspired, ingenuous and seemingly miraculously conceived concept and design of the word's first anti-tyrannical-government government.
God, Nature and the USA. The unique relationship between God, the Author of Nature, and the "Natural" political organization of the USA, as Declared and as Constituted.
Anti-God, Anti-Nature and Anti-USA. Breaking America's relationship with God and perverting man's view of Nature, first, in the Anti-USA Agenda of the Left.
Restoring USA: The simple (but difficult) task before our new President. Generations of unresisted Leftist damage and culture-rot cloud the simple task of restoring the original idea of the USA.
Ecumenical America: Christian Ecumenism's Last Best Hope. The Reformation split us apart; the Sons of Liberty and the Continental Congress sought to bring us back together.
Equality: The American versus the Marxist and Islamic Interpretations. The Equality of our Declaration is not the same as Socialist Equality, and it stands opposed to Islamic Domination.
Life: The American versus the Marxist and Islamic Interpretations. The "Life" in our Declaration is opposed to the pure utilitarianism of Socialism and the murderous domination of Islam.
Liberty: The American versus the Marxist and Islamic Interpretations. The "Liberty" in our Declaration is opposed to the pure social-sameness of Socialism and the absolute domination of Islam.
Pursuit Of Happiness: As in America, versus under Marxism or under Islam. The "Pursuit Of Happiness" in our Declaration as compared to the "Happiness" of the Socialist Collective, and the "Happy Sadistic Domination" of Islam.
Returning to American Ecumenism: the First Step in National Salvation. American Ecumenism, among the citizenry, may be the last "Big" hope the world has for Christian Ecumenism.
Reform Islam? How, exactly? Can you rewrite the Koran? Seeking out "Moderate Moslems" who will "Reform Islam" is a fool's errand. Islam is irreformable.
Reform Marxism? No way. No part of Marxism is useful to America. Trying to Reform Marxism is a fool's errand. Marxist ideology of Revolution assumes a priori that whatever institution exists needs to be destroyed.
Creating Pre-Revolutionary Chaos: Disorder masked as a "New Order". Revolutionaries must upset the existing order, while convincing the victim population that all the chaos they see is not of their doing.
On the hidden Marxist Injustice in "Social Justice" and "Democracy". And the Injustice in the sneaky, underhanded psychological blending of Communism with Christianity.
Failure to Anathematize anyone always leads to being Anathematized ourselves. We ought to just say "Let us be Anathema" the minute we stop shutting out mortal enemies of the Church and mortal enemies of the Nation.
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