Formerly the Thinking Catholic Strategic Center
Biorseth, Saturday, January 04, 2020
America was born, declared into being and constituted to establish a nation of an independent citizenry, self-governing, ruled only by law, and not ruled by men. To keep this citizen independence, self-governance and and self-reliance from going off the rails, two things were and are required:
It was all covered in detail in the 2019 Independence Day celebration, and we won't go over all that again here.
The important thing to note is that, as it turned out, it wasn't merely a national independence from the English crown that the new America achieved; it was also a citizenry independent of rule by man.
This came as much of a surprise to the authors, framers, arguers and ratifiers of the final Constitution as it may be to some of you reading this today. In the development of this idea, some of them were actually moved to tears. Many of them wrote about it with great passion, reverence and awe; they truly saw the hand of God in it, and they said so.
With the ratification of the American Constitution, the world had its first nation ruled only by law. It was the birth of rule-by-law. To say that we are a nation of laws is not just some trite saying that could be applied to multiple nations.
We are the only nation on earth that is a nation of laws.
Do not underestimate the vital importance of high morality here. The immoral man is not self-governing; he is quite the opposite.
Morality governs; immorality opposes all governing.
Morality comes out of religion. The observant Christian and the observant Jew are natural self-governing citizens because they are moral, and they are moral because of their life-guiding religious observance and their faith in God.
The orphan and the widow and the needy are not best taken care of by any elite class or by the state; they are best taken care of by the natural charity that is common to a highly moral private citizenry. Moral families take care of their own; moral communities take care of their own. True charity always flows outward.
In New Year's Resolutions for America we talked about resolving to cut lawlessness, gun crime, drug addiction, homelessness and other abominations brought into American culture by the immoral political agendas of the Marxocrat Party. "Progressive", they call themselves. In their eyes, social acceptance of legalized abortion, open homosexuality on public display, providing legal "sanctuary" for criminals, etc., is "Progress".
Progress toward what, exactly?
Progress toward the end of citizen independence.
Progress toward the end of America as the world's only nation of laws.
The Marxocrat Party is not merely anti-American by favoring Socialist economics over American Capitalism alone. Marxocratism also espouses Marxist "Social Justice" bastardizations of the American Constitutional absolute Rights to Equality, Life, Liberty and Property. In the Marxocrat Party's drive to achieve tyrannical government over America it promotes every immorality imaginable and seeks to legitimize and legalize all of them, and to prohibit even speech and any publicly expressed opinion in opposition to any of them.
The more immoral any citizenry becomes,
At the highest level Marxocratism opposes the American Constitution. At the same time, at the lowest level, Marocratism opposes the normative human family, which is the primal social unit; the family is the building block of any recognizable human culture.
Moral America may be at a turning point now, thanks to President Trump and the consistent repeated failures of the Marxocrat Party's multiple bungled illegal attempts to get him out of office over the last three years. The American citizenry is waking up to the Marxocrat threat to America. More and more, as time goes on, Americans are also waking up to the purely moral aspects of the threat. Perhaps President Trump is, too.
The moral majority is certainly in the Trump camp, and if Trump is anything at all, he is in tune with the American majority. Trump is changing a lot of minds politically; perhaps moral America is changing Trump for the better, too. God works in many mysterious ways.
When we spoke of how to cut gun crimes we noted that what was needed was not gun controls, but rather criminal controls. It was, after all, the criminals who were committing the gun crimes, not the citizenry, who were the victims of it. But unconstitutional gun control laws are aimed at the whole citizenry, not the perpetrators of the gun crimes. This is especially true of laws against any and all military type weapons.
But Marxocrats always want to control the free citizenry with more and more restrictive laws. At the same time, Marxocrats always show mercy and leniency and even sanctuary to criminals. That's just another irrefutable anti-American fact about the Marxocrat Party, what it does and what it stands for.
The response to (politically induced) rising gun crime rates and terrorist attrocities is always to increase police powers, weapons and control of the formerly free citizenry, accompanied by more restrictions on the ability of the formerly free citizenry to defend themselves with arms. A movement toward if not into a police state.
We talked about this movement against the citizenry in Boycott the Airlines, where it wasn't the strictly Moslem perpetrators who were being strip-searched, felt-up, x-rayed and so forth; it was all the non-Moslem potential victims who were being treated that way, while the Moslems were exempted from it. (Mustn't profile, you know!)
Everybody is adversely affected by gun control laws except for the criminal perpetrators of gun crimes and the perpetually growing government, for two reasons:
We don't need any more police to protect us from criminals. We are perfectly capable of doing that ourselves. We need to concentrate on criminal control and eliminate gun control. If the criminals were not so numerous and not so free we wouldn't be experiencing these atrocious crime rates in Marxocrat-controlled jurisdictions and so many scattered incidents everywhere else.
Kill the gun control laws and the American citizenry will take care of random mass shooting incidents on their own without any help from government.
What we could all benefit the most from in the reduction of crime of all kinds is a return to McCarthyite Blacklisting to get the criminal element out of here.
The possible legal penalty of Banishment from America comes to mind.
The only thing Truth has going for Him in this world is us.
The restoration of Truth = Reality in the hearts and minds of men is now totally dependent upon you and me; if we don't do it, it won't get done.
Print, sign and send The Letter, and make our Church Catholic again.
Get behind President Trump, and make America Constitutional again.
With fear and trembling, work out your salvation--Phil 2:12
Seek the Truth; Find the Way; Live the Life.
Please God, and Live Forever.
Never be lukewarm.
Life itself demands passion.
He who is indifferent to God has already forfeited his soul.
He who is indifferent to politics has already forfeited his liberty.
In America, religion is not mere window dressing and citizenship is not a spectator sport.
Do not allow our common destiny as a whole people to just happen without your input.
Get in the fight! Engage the Enemy!
Seek the Truth; find the Way; live the Life; please God, and live forever.
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Enter ye in at the narrow gate: for wide is the gate, and
broad is the way that leadeth to destruction, and many there are who go in
thereat. How narrow is the gate, and strait is the way that leadeth to life:
and few there are that find it! Beware of false prophets, who come to you in
the clothing of sheep, but inwardly they are ravening wolves.
Jesus Christ; Matt 7:13-15
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"It is not lawful to take the things of others to give to the poor. It is a sin worthy of punishment, not an act deserving a reward, to give away what belongs to others."--St. Francis of Assisi
Truth is incontrovertible. Malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end, there it is.—Winston Churchill
The smallest minority on earth is the individual. Those who deny individual rights cannot claim to be defenders of minorities.—Ayn Rand
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