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November 29, 2016
Fidel Castro is dead, and the American Mainstream Media is in mourning, and so is most of the American Entertainment Industry. After all, El Commandante was always one of their most beloved Communist Tyrants.
It was Fidel's rise to power that originally revealed to me the solidly entrenched, barely concealed Communist ideology that was already in control of the American news media. Fidel was my hero during his fight to wrest control from the tyrant Batista, and establish "Democracy" in Cuba. Fair elections was one of the things he was promising, and the reason (I thought) that he was getting so much international support for his cause.
He was glorified in all the news, whether radio, TV or print. He was on the cover of Time. He was in Life, Look and the Saturday Evening Post, which our Pastor referred to as "Literature for Illiterates" because they were so heavy on pictures and so light on text.
But then he won his war, and immediately announced that he was a Marxist-Leninist. Stunning news. To me, but not to the media, as it turned out. All the whole news media, without exception, continued to heap praise on him and his "glorious" victory, as he, and they, began to demonize "Capitalism" and the American system-of-greed.
Now, you won't hear any of the truth about Castro's reign of terror in Cuba from our thoroughly Marxist news media, but facts are facts. Considering the tiny population of Cuba compared to a lot of other Communist lands, in a "per capita" comparison, Castro murdered as many or more Cubans as Stalin, or Mao, or Ho, or Pol Pot, or any of them. His concentration camps were as numerous and as big. Just as many people "disapeared" into his gulag, just as many were tortured, just as many shot, just as many fled.
Fully 20% of the whole Cuban population is now in America, having voted with their feet, and gotten here any way they could, at extreme risk to life and limb. And an unknown number of Cubans died at sea, drowning or being eaten by sharks, trying to float to Florida on anything they could cobble together that would float.
It was that bad in Fidel Castro's "Democratic" Cuba. And it still is.
Ask any journalist or any pop-culture entertainer what's so great about Cuba these days and they will point to "free" education, and a theoretically superior "free" health care system. And they seem to really believe these two things not only exist, but are superior to what other nations have. But nothing in this world is free. And the Cuban citizens do not have access to adequate, let alone good, health care. They rely on home remedies, acupuncture and all sorts of do-it-yourself treatment, to make up for all the strictly rationed and largely unavailable to the common citizenry true medicine.
I never heard of any news anchor or any entertainer making a raft and trying to float off the Cuba, to enjoy their free education and free health care, and get away from the greedy Capitalism of America.
You don't hear a lot about government tyranny from Cubans on social media like Facebook and Twitter, because they are not allowed to have it. All communication, including the internet, is state controlled. Religion is suppressed, and so is speech, press and everything else.
So why are we talking about Cuba instead of Injustice in America?
Because Cuba shows the end of the trail of "Democracy" and the advance of the Marxist version of "Social Justice".
Marx and Lenin both knew and said that Democracy was a necessary step that would inevitably lead to Socialism, which would lead to economic collapse, which would present the opportunity for tyrannical takeover. America's founding fathers knew that too, and that's why they designed the American government to be a Constitutional Republic, and not a Democracy.
Listen to members of the Marxocrat Party, members of the news media, recognized academics and pop-culture entertainers, and count the number of times they use the word "Democracy" in positive phrases. "Our Democracy"; "The Democratic System"; "That's How Democracy Works"; "American Democracy"; "The Electoral College Opposes Our Democracy"; "We Need a True Democratic Republic"; etc.
Wilsonian Marxism passed the 17th Amendment, changing the Senate from a legislative body consisting of two Senators from each state, appointed by the respective elected State Governments, to a body of popularly elected professional politicians, just like the House of Representatives. A planned and purposeful step toward converting America into a pure Democracy.
Today, Marxocrat Party Marxism is pressing for elimination of the Electoral College, to make the change complete.
The real danger here is that too few see the threat for what it is.
Marxists know that it is easier to totally rig all elections in one or a very few heavily populated cities than it is rig all elections over an entire nation as vast as America. Rig the elections in population centers in New York and California, and no Marxocrat Party candidate will ever need to campaign anywhere else in America, because those few high population areas will decide all elections, once the American Republic is transformed into a pure Democracy. No other state and no other geographic area will ever be properly represented in Washington, ever again. Another big step in the Marxist direction.
The Marxist Social Justice lie is just as deceptive, just as alluring, just as dangerous a lie, and just as successful recruitment-aid as is the false promise of Democracy.
All you have to do to understand the American version of true Social Justice versus the Marxist version, is to look at our Declaration of Independence. There you will find the four Natural Law human civil rights that were to be enshrined as our national foundation. The very purpose for our Constitution was to protect those civil rights. Every Constitutional Right flows from these four natural law rights, which are, of course:
As you can see at the linked articles for each of these, Marxism turns every one of these natural law civil rights on their heads.
Marxist "equality" means equality in material goods. By force. There's no justice in that. On a global scale (and Marxism has a global goal) it is so obviously impossible as to be stupid.
Marxism's value of "Life" is purely utilitarian and materialistic. If a worker is still a worker, he is of some value to the commune; otherwise he is not. The group has more value than the individual. There's no justice in that.
In Marxist "Liberty" the citizen is at liberty only to contribute to the well being of the collective. Not the well being of self or of family, but only to the state. Again, there is no true justice in that.
Marxist "Property" is collective, not private. "Redistribution" of property from those who earn it to those who did not earn it is unjust on its face.
All this "Social Justice" crap you hear from politicians, journalists and even clerics is little more than Marxism in a pretty disguise.
God's law and Natural law are always in agreement. Since Marxism denies God, Marxism necessarily denies nature, too. God is the Author of nature, although no Marxist will ever accept that fact.
Marxism is ungodly, and Marxism is unnatural.
True justice uplifts man, always seeks to help humankind flourish, always upholds the dignity of every individual, for human life is held to be a sacred thing. In fact, the most sacred purely worldly thing is a human being. An object of pure material utility to a Marxist.
Does human life flourish or languish in Cuba?
Has human life in America flourished, or languished, under Obamunism?
God's Law = Natural Law = Moral Law.
They are all one and the same thing, always in agreement.
Martin Luther King, a Baptist Minister, may have been more "Catholic" in his recognition of Social Justice than many Catholic clerics of today. He reminded a world that needed reminding that an unjust law was no law, and that people needed to disobey an unjust law.
All the Democrat Party's racial segregation laws were unjust on their faces, as clear violations of the natural law right to Equality. His message was so strong that it "turned" the Democrat Party, which was already transforming into the Marxocrat Party, to make them falsely pretend to be the Party of Equality, and falsely demonize the Republican (Republicrat) Party as being the true racist Party.
Marxism depends on the lie; when one lie doesn't work any more, Marxism switches to a new lie.
A Marxist - any Marxist - is a MEJTML14 first, before he is anything else.
Today, in the name of anti-discrimination, the Marxocrat Party passes purely unconstitutional discriminatory laws, regulations, Imperial Executive Orders and Imperial Court edicts discriminating against
All in the name of Social Justice.
Pray that our new President Elect might turn some of this around.
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