Formerly the Thinking Catholic Strategic Center
Vic Biorseth, Tuesday,
August 16, 2016
On the battlefield, hesitation can make you dead. Once the battle is joined, there is no time for analysis paralysis. The decision for war has been made somewhere above your pay grade, and it is time for you to do your duty. Things have a way of becoming crystal clear at that point. There is a lot riding on every shot taken, or not taken. Your life, maybe. Other members of the unit. A battle. A war. A nation.
The deadly menace America and Western Civilization faces today is due entirely to hesitation, analysis paralysis, indecision and wishful thinking, way, way above our pay grade. We see the mortal threats clearly, but our world leaders do not, or, they are traitors and they are in on it.
We have talked, all over this website, about how Marxism, as a religiously-cleansing ideology, is the openly declared mortal enemy of America and all other Western Civilization institutions, including Christianity and all other religions.
We have talked, all over this website, about how Islam, as a religion and as an ideology, is the openly declared mortal enemy of America and all other Western Civilization institutions, including Christianity and all other religions.
Simple common sense tells us all that Christian American Politics are so incompatible with Marxism and Islam as to be mortal enemy ideologies that simply may not peacefully coexist in the same culture. America began life, necessarily, with Christian Morality driving her Politics. And that worked fine, and made America a great nation, until Marxism-infected American politics began driving American morality, and suppressing American religion.
With an evil purpose.
There is nothing tough about this. It is quite simple. All you have to do is read what Marx wrote, and read what Mohammed had written for him, to see that the very purpose for being of Marxism and Islam involves the destruction or absolute subjugation of our religion, our nation, and the whole world. They make no bones about it.
Their declaration of war against us is open and above board, and our leaders either fail to recognize it, or they are in on it, and fully on board with our religious and political destruction. Allowing Marxism and Islam inside the perimeter of defense is akin to sitting down with a cannibal tribe to negotiate the menu for dinner.
It's stupid. Or, it's treasonous.
But, of course, we have over the years so defined treason down that, as a practical matter, treason no longer exists.
Time after time, our leaders had the enemy in their sights and failed to pull the trigger. Time after time, they could have made the kill shot, while it was still merely political as opposed to live fire, and they not only hesitated, but welcomed our mortal enemy in among us.
The McCarthy Hearings provided the best example of blessing the enemy and turning the political guns on ourselves. Instead of excising the Communists out of the government and the armed forces, and "Black Listing" Communists in education, entertainment and journalism, our leaders blessed all that encroaching Communism, and destroyed Senator McCarthy.
They could have made the kill shot right then, but they just couldn't pull the trigger.
And now, as a predictable result, we have political disinformation programs masquerading as formal education, subliminal anti-American pro-Marxist propaganda embedded in entertainment and a thoroughly ideologically Marxist News Media and a Political Party, and an opposition Political Party that doesn't see any of this as particularly problematic.
That, right then, was when Marxism took over and started driving the American political bus. Why, we couldn't simply Black List people we didn't agree with; that's not our "values" and not what America is "about". We are about Freedom of Speech, even when the speech intends to destroy freedom of speech. Even when the speech intends to destroy the Constitution. Even when the speech intends to destroy us as a nation.
Our media, our entertainment industry and our politicians were actually able to convince much of the American populace that freedom of speech protects the speech of America's mortal enemies, but not the speech of American Constitutionalists. Not the speech of heterosexuals. Not the speech of Christians. Not the speech of the Pro-Life Movement. Not the speech of white people. Marxism and Islam, yes; Americanism, no.
You need look no further than our current President to verify all of this.
Comrade Obama (peace be upon him) was raised by Communists and educated by Moslems. His whole family was steeped in hatred for Western Civilization and white people. Look up Frank Marshal Davis on the internet, and see that Obama's main father-figure and chief mentor in his formative years was a committed Marxist Revolutionary.
Obama's own writing reveals that he is a Marxist, a dope smoker and snorter, a racist and a general opponent of "establishment" and "institution". His friends, associates and colleagues are all anti-American, some of them criminally so. Obama the Moslem reveals, through his own words, his hatred of Christianity and favoring of Islam.
Look at his history of Alinsky "Community Organizing" for the destruction of institutions, including the institution of America.
Just look at all of his carefully chosen Obama-Czars, and count the Marxists among them. Then, look at the sworn members of the murderous Islamic Jihadist group Moslem Brotherhood, with whom he negotiates, and puts in charge of our American national security.
Having blown the opportunity of the McCarthy Hearings, the targets became so numerous as to be overwhelming. Every time the shooter hesitates, he increases the likelihood of hesitating again. Sooner or later, when the position is overrun, you either surrender, or it becomes a matter of hand-to-hand.
The restoration of Constitutional America might go a whole lot easier if all the shots taken are political shots, rather than physical ones. But none of our "Establishment" politicians appear to be up to the task. Whether they suffer from analysis paralysis or treason makes little difference at this point. They keep failing to pull the political trigger. They are not returning fire, or even resisting. They puff and bloviate and speechify, while the enemy advances. The enemy is now right in among them, holding office. And they just go on about their business as if nothing has changed.
The only person they fire political shots at is Trump.
That should tell us something about our two Parties.
America needs a President, whether Trump or a Trump successor, who is not afraid to use the Constitution as written, and take whatever is unconstitutional, and just declare it null.
That, would truly be a shot heard round the world.
Especially if Congress would not go along with the declaration. Bottom line, the Constitution itself rules. Ask whether the law (precedent, regulation, bureaucracy, etc.) is Constitutional, or not Constitutional? If it is a violation of the Constitution, the supreme law of the land, then it doesn't matter what any Congress or any Court says about it.
The Constitution rules. The Constitution says so.
The President can shut it down, refuse to enforce it if it is a law, fire everybody in it if it is a bureaucracy, and refuse to spend treasure on it, whatever it is. And make the whole Establishment Club look very bad while doing it. Because it is unconstitutional.
Very simple; nothing to it. Keep it very, very public.
Note well that the Congress establishes the Budget, but the President writes the checks. Or not. He cannot Constitutionally spend treasure on unauthorized things, but he certainly can refuse to spend treasure on anything that violates the clear and simple English of the Constitution.
The first key to unraveling the whole unconstitutional mess would be breaking the income tax, and a President, with a willing Congress, with the Constitution in hand, could do it. And, yes, it can be done quickly. Trump's proposed three-bracket tax, or any other tax reduction or scheme, including even a flat-tax, will only be a temporary patch. If the Income Tax is allowed to continue to live, in any form at all, sooner or later corrupt politicians will modify it again to their own advantage, and re-complexify it. The Income Tax needs to be permanently destroyed, and the IRS with it. So long as the Income Tax lives, the IRS lives, too.
Breaking Taxation and breaking the IRS will, almost on its own, begin to break the Establishment, and cripple if not kill Cronyism. Because it will break the money flow between the Establishment Club and the unconstitutional Parties. At the same time, it would fully fund the whole government and all expenses, including Social Security, and provide a monthly income, in the form of the "Pre-Bate", to American citizens that would exceed the Communist state established income of Cuban workers, but without the requirement to work.
A President Trump or a successor could then begin to rapidly dismantle the whole stinking welfare system.
A President, with Constitution in hand, could go right through all of the steps among the Restoring Constitutional America pages, step by step, and, buddabing, buddabang, buddaboom, we're back under our Constitution where we belong, and once again we are out from under the rule of men.
A political trigger-pulling President could absolutely humiliate the Congress and the Court by forcing them to publicly fight against the very Constitution they all swore in their very oaths of office to uphold.
In accordance with Article One Section One, the Congress has exclusive authority to make new law. Not the Court, and not the President, and not any agency or bureaucracy. In accordance with Article One Section Eight, if it isn't listed among the limited and enumerated powers of the federal government, the federal government is not authorized to address it, either in legislation, enforcement or adjudication.
If any federal level law, by any name, was never legislated, and if any federal level government entity is out-of-constitutional-scope, the President can simply declare it null, shut it down and be done with it.
Talk about a rich target field, and a lot of potential kill shots.
Just try to count the Court Precedents, the Executive Orders and the Bureaucratic Regulations, as well as bureaucracies, that are unconstitutional on their face.
Further, he could get anti-Constitution officials out of office. If the House couldn't be humiliated into drawing up articles of impeachment against Congressmen, Senators and Justices, or if the Senate couldn't be humiliated into actually impeaching them from office, the President could order his Attorney General to seek charges against the offenders ranging from criminal malfeasance in office all the way up to treason.
The important thing is to just get them out of office.
These things can be done. These things should be done.
The only thing keeping them from being done is the lack of a leader with the guts to do them.
Someone who will actually pull the trigger and make the kill shot.
In politics, as on the battlefield, he who hesitates is lost.
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Date: Tue Aug 16 22:59:03 2016
Location: Bonney Lake, WA USA
"America began life, necessarily, with Christian Morality driving her Politics. And that worked fine, and made America a great nation..."
America began life with a morality inherited from the teachings of the Catholic Church but did not began life with the necessary recognition that God is the Supreme Authority over man and that the one, true Catholic religion has the only authority over the teaching of morality and the true "Christian" religion.
That it has worked fine "until Marxism-infected American politics began driving American morality, and suppressing American religion." No. The Protestant/Masonic idea that there is a right to religious liberty, or a right to be indifferent to the Truth Who is God, and a right to teach, publish and spread evil (everything that leads one away from the Truth), was a sure path to the collapse of any shared "morality" inherited from the Catholic religion even without the Marxist-infection which only added fire to the flame and assisted the Father of Lies to gain more souls a little faster.
America's leaders no matter what other label you attach to them have all been naturalists, never recognizing nor defending the One, Triune God as having any right whatsoever in the working of the government. America's only authority is the piece of paper called the Constitution, a document and not the Person who is the Christ. In other words, America was born with the pledge of "I will not serve" the Lord, Jesus Christ, Ruler of Heaven and earth, but serve his enemy and the enemy of man, Satan.
A house built on sand cannot stand forever.
The false principles of naturalism-Protestant/Masonic/Marxist/Modernism-guaranteed the house would fall.
Date: Wed Aug 17 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
Then go live somewhere else.
Where in Scripture or in the Catechism does the Catholic Church offer anyone anything other than a free will choice to accept or reject the Redemption that is given and the Saving Grace that is offered?
The Pilgrims came here to avoid what you are espousing, which is, Theocracy. And the Theocracy they were getting out from under was Protestant Theocracy, not Catholic. Establishing freedom of worship was a step in the right direction, not the wrong.
Civil authority and Ecclesial authority have always been two distinct things, until the Reformation, when Protestant rulers became popes of their domains. To this day the Queen of England is the pope of the Church of England.
Emperors and Kings have always tried to usurp some ecclesial power from the Popes, but ruling monarchy and nobility always remained separate and distinct from the religion. Even Bonaparte, who tried to commandeer and control the Papacy, did not succeed.
You have been ill served by your educators, Lanie.
Go through the Pro-American Quotations for how many times the Founders and the Framers referred to God, and to God as the Author of Nature.
Date: Wed Aug 17 13:20:54 2016
Location: Clearlake Oaks/CA/USA
agree. so why do you not support Trump's bid for Office of President & for that matter SSPX movement to regain the church we new ? Take a definite stand before your shot dead in Hillary's take over.
Date: Wed Aug 17 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
Date: Wed Aug 17 15:00:11 2016
Location: Bonney Lake, WA USA
We all have to live somewhere don't we? There isn't a country on earth where God is supreme or where His Laws are "the laws of the land." And as this place is only my temporary home, what I must do is live wherever I am, within His Laws if I ever hope to live in His presence, which is the only home that matters.
If it wasn't such a serious matter, I would have to laugh at those Catholics who refuse to see that we who are living in these dis-united States, are living right in the midst of an anti-Catholic theocracy where the state is god and secular humanism is the only state supported and approved religion. Prior to its absolute authority over the life of man, this country(the state) has always been a type of theocracy where conflicting Protestant sects have dominated and ruled the people. The Pilgrims may have immigrated here to escape the theocracy of the King's religion but set up their own theocracy based upon their own flawed interpretation of Christianity. The colonial states did the same thing, where their leader's religion ruled the governance of the state, sometimes forbidding anyone outside of their religion from living there and in fact, at one time, Catholics were forbidden any rights whatsoever if they happened to be allowed a residence in some states. (See the article "Let None Dare Call it Liberty: The Catholic Church in Colonial America" - www.traditioninaction.org/History/B_001_Colonies.html
And it could not be otherwise because the birth of this country was founded upon the principle that man has a right to sin against the First Commandment and has a right to publicly express any and all blasphemies and sacrileges against the one, true God as enshrined in its Protestant/Masonic/Humanist idea of religious liberty and freedom of speech provisions in the Constitution, which, by the way, were condemned by the faithful, orthodox, teachings of the Catholic Church. (Simply do some research.)
It has always been the teaching of the Catholic Church until the enemies of Christ infiltrated Her and began teaching the principles of the anti-Christ, that the one, true God-Father, Son, and Holy Ghost-is the spiritual and temporal Supreme Authority over man. Man has no "right" to teach, preach and spread any false religion. Man has no "right" to impede anyone from knowing the Truth, who is Jesus the Christ, and His Truth found only in the Catholic religion. Thus it is the duty of the state to recognize Christ as both ruler of Heaven and of earth as He Himself revealed, and has a duty to promote and defend in its laws, the teachings of the one, true Catholic religion. The spiritual is the creator of the temporal and is its superior.
Catholic, Orestes Brownson, expresses it this way: http://orestesbrownson.org/765.html
"The spiritual is the creator of the temporal and is therefore its sovereign lord and proprietor,-its superior, not in rank and dignity alone, but in power, office, and authority. Under no possible point of view can the spiritual and the temporal have between them the relation of equality, or be two coordinate and mutually independent orders. In like manner as the creature is subject to the creator, is the temporal subject to the spiritual, and bound at all times and in all things to do its will. This natural relation of the two orders not God himself can alter, for he cannot alter the natural relation between himself as creator and contingent existences as his creatures. He can create or not create as seems to him good; but he cannot create creatures and not be their creator, or not have over them the intrinsic and indestructible rights of creator.
The spiritual in itself is God, and the temporal is only his creature, and hence we say the temporal is the creature of the spiritual, and the temporal order is absolutely subjected to the spiritual, as the creature to creator. If this be so, the spiritual is sovereign lord and master of the temporal, what we mean when we assert the supremecy of the spiritual."
But if the spiritual in itself is God, Who is this God? His name is never mentioned by the founders. He is never identified as Jesus the Christ, nor as one, true God, the Triune God-Father, Son, and Holy Ghost. Why hesitate to name the true name of God?
A written document (the Constitution) that admits no higher authority than the text of its own words is as susceptible to being emptied of their true meaning and filled with false meanings to suit various perceived utilitarian "needs" in the hands of judicial positivists (those who believe the law is what they say it is regardless of moral truth and/or the plain meaning of words) as Sacred Scripture has been in the hands of Protestants. We know this to be true in the recent Supreme Court ruling to legalize "same-sex marriage", as though God's Natural Law is a myth.
But the Catholic in America has been so thoroughly indoctrinated into "Americanism", the term Pope Leo XIII used to describe what truly is a type of religion, that the Protestant/Masonic ideas are accepted and defended and the true teachings of Catholicism are not to be heard, nor if heard, not to be believed. (See Pope Leo's encyclical "Testem Benevolentiae Nostrae", January 22, 1899, which identifies the religion of Americanism - one excerpt from it is this: "...the confounding of license with liberty, the passion for discussing and pouring contempt upon any possible subject, the assumed right to hold whatever opinions one pleases upon any subject and to set them forth in print to the world, HAVE SO WRAPPED MINDS IN DARKNESS THAT THERE IS NOW A GREATER NEED OF THE CHURCH'S TEACHING OFFICE THAN EVER BEFORE, LEST PEOPLE BECOME UNMINDFUL BOTH OF CONSCIENCE AND DUTY".)
It doesn't matter if some president does everything you suggest. No document can claim greater authority than God.
Date: Wed Aug 17 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
See the Americanism page. The heresy addressed the French government model. The systematic unconstitutional secularizing of the American government is precisely what this website opposes.
Date: Wed Aug 17 15:24:30 2016
Location: Bonney Lake, WA USA
Something else to ponder.
Here is what the Catholic teaching on the state, on liberty, on freedom of speech and of the press is:
Pope Leo XIII's encyclical "Libertas" -
"If the State has no duties toward God, or that such duties, if they exist, can be abandoned with impunity, both of which are manifestly false; for it cannot be doubted but that, by the will of God, men are united in civil society; whether its component parts be considered; or its form, which implies authority; or the object of its existence; or the abundance of the vast services which it renders to man.
God it is who made man for society, and has placed him in the company of others like himself, so that what was wanting to his nature, and beyond his attainment if left to his own resources, he might obtain by association with others.
Wherefore, civil society must acknowledge God as its Founder and Parent, and must obey and reverence His power and authority. Justice therefore forbids, and reason itself forbids, the State to be godless; or to adopt a line of action which would end in godlessness-namely, to treat the various religions (as they call them) alike, and to bestow upon them promiscuously equal rights and privileges since, then, the profession of one religion is necessary in the State, that religion must be professed which alone is true, and which can be recognized without difficult because the marks of true are, as it were, engraved upon it. This religion, therefore, the rulers of the State must preserve and protect, if they would provide-as they should do-with prudence and usefulness for the good of the community.
For public authority exists for the welfare of those whom it governs: and, although its proximate end is to lead men to the prosperity found in this life, yet, in so doing, it ought not to diminish, but rather to increase, man's capability of attaining to the supreme good in which his everlasting happiness consists: which never can be attained if religion be disregarded."
Date: Wed Aug 17 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
Again, you have made it quite clear how intolerant you are of all the imperfections in the American Constitution, and how you absolutely despise America. And again, I wonder what you're still doing here. You might be happier (maybe) living in Vatican City.
As for me, I'm going to stay right here and try to make a difference, rather than just bitch and groan about how awful everything is.
If you're not going to lead, and you're not going to follow, then get out of the way.
Date: Wed Aug 17 21:04:06 2016
Location: Bonney Lake, WA USA
Wow. Such venom. Is your response a charitable, Catholic response?
Forgive me for entering your domain Vic.
Date: Thu Aug 18 2016
From: Vic Biorseth
It is probably less charitable and less Catholic than real-world practical and to the point in an increasingly dangerous situation. The enemy has to be stopped before any perfect nation can be designed from the bottom up, and then brought into being. Your nation with a perfect or near perfect purely Catholic civil government already exists, and it is the Vatican.
I do forgive you and hope you forgive me.
PS: People do have a natural law right to choose to go to hell, and there is nothing we can do about that, other than preach the Truth and admonish the sinner, and if they won't listen, then shake the dust and move on. No one, and no civil government, can "order" or "legislate" anyone, let alone everyone, into heaven. Not even the Vatican.
Perfection is not of this world, but the next.
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.
Seek the Truth; find the Way; live the Life; please God, and live forever.
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On Faith, Doubt, Skepticism, Cynicism and Evil. On the Skeptic's problem with faith, the Cynic's problem with Truth, and the logical problem with Boundless, Unlimited Mercy.
On the importance of real authority in the world; does culture need authority? It always turns out that those who are most publicly opposed to all authority secretly seek to become super-authoritarian themselves.
Suffering Computer Withdrawal is like withdrawal from any other addiction. When you are suddenly stopped from computer access, terrible chemical reactions overwhelm your psyche.
Conservatism is now so divided and splintered as to be a meaningless term. When everyone in America who is not a Marxist is a Conservative, there is no such thing as Conservatism.
How Evil and Godless Marxism promotes Universal Unification with Barbarity. Obamunism and Marxocrat Partyism and One-Big-Religionism would "Bring Us All Together", in a Universal Unification, with Satan.
Civil Jihad = War by Immigration; Cultural Marxism = Revolution by Education. Civil Jihad is like Cultural Marxism: Civil Jihad is War waged by Immigration, and Cultural Marxism is Revolution waged by Education.
It's 2016 Primary Voting Day; when the polls open I'll be there. I've made my picks and, for me, it's do-or-die day for the American Republic.
Authority never applied is assumed by others, as the Default Authority of Evil. Legitimate Authority Unexercised becomes the Illegitimate Default Authority of those Legitimately Subject to it.
How to Vote in the Primary to Avoid Holding Your Nose in the General. The Primary Election in Your State is your Only Opportunity to Vote Your Choice. Your Party would prefer that you vote THEIR Choice.
Millions are Converting to Scientism, the "IN" Religion of the 21st Century. Converting to Scientism, because, well, just thinking about all them there Absolute Facts We Wouldn't Even Know, if it wasn't for Scientism, will make you downright dizzy.
Billboard America v Real America, and Billboard Catholicism v Real Catholicism. Advertising is Propaganda. Political Advertising is conquering America, and now, it's conquering the Church, too.
Praying for a smaller, stronger, moral nation under our Unifying Constitution. After division and winnowing, a converted, committed American remnant may gather under our Unifying Constitution.
On Obama's Gun Grabbing Lies, supporting his destruction of the Constitution. Obama's Whoppers typify the Marxist rule for lies: Make the lie so big, shocking and unbelievable that it will actually be believed.
How Spineless Acquiescence to the sins of friends and family destroys us. Failure to oppose wrong gets harder and harder to do the longer it is not done. Spineless Acquiescence to Evil is smiling your way into hell.
"Secularized Reason" is Reason divorced from Faith, which is Amoral Nonsense. Secularized Reason is not merely Amoral, or simply Morally Neutral; it always comes to oppose all sense of any fixed cultural morality.
America's current Anti-Constitution Constitutional Government. All three current branches knowingly violate the Constitution that created them, provided their rules and set their limits.
Rethinking War on Islam: War on "parts" of Islam, or, Unlimited War. Rethinking War on Islam may mean a perpetual state of war, for Islam's evil cannot be separated out.
Reconciliation with God, through a good Confession with Absolution. Repentance, resolve, confession, absolution, penance, and uplifting, EXHILARATING Reconciliation.
Gay Marriage: What the hell is gay about it? It isn't Gay Marriage, it's Homosexual Marriage. If you surrender the language you lose.
"We are not the World Police" say the Lefties. So, if not us, then who? In the absence of Police, including World Police, what happens? The criminals come out to play.
Do we have an Anti-American President? A Pro-Islam, Anti-Christian,
Redistributionist, Utopian, Pro-Illegal Alien, quite consistently Anti-American, President Obama?
The Three Big Ideas competing in global geopolitics today. The Three Big Ideas, and a Fourth one: aggressive, militant atheism, or secularism.
World War III is beginning, and the Big News is the "News"? The world is tumbling into global war, but Journalism is all atwitter about Brian Williams. Go figure.
Babbling Christianity: The Loss of Unity in the Christian Message. Is some New Testament "Tower of Babble" moment behind babbling Christianity's ever increasing disunity?
Obama Lies Again. So what else is new? "My work is done here; Hi-Yo Silver, and Away!" ... Who was that Masked Marxist?
On the lost human virtue of Industry. From Industry to Indolence: how the most industrious nation in history has slipped into almost pure sloth.
Another Obama act of Treason? Well, ho-hum, heavy sigh and here we go again. He lives for Treason. Bringing Constitutional America down is his whole purpose for being.
All the anti Capitalist lies in Marxist propaganda. Most old Marxist anti-Capitalist lies are now common "academic truths" in formal education and news reporting.
Why is our whole culture going to pot? It's our morality, stupid. Every cultural thing - law, order, decency, indecency, salvation, damnation - hangs on a recognized cultural morality.
The Truth about Islam, finally, in a homily at Mass. You never hear the unvarnished truth about Islam, or other evils, from Catholic clerics. Maybe that's finally changing.
Presenting the Renamed Reintroduction of Thinking-Catholic-Strategic-Center. The conversion to the Catholic American Thinker name is now complete.
War Begets War: It's About Islam; It Always Was. Undoing Islamic Lies of "Peaceful" Moslem Propagandizers.
Undoing Evil: Unraveling the sly "Good Intentions" destroying the West. Undoing Evil means reversing Political Correctness and Amorality, and returning to Pure Meritocracy.
The argument within Islam, and about Islam, regarding the true nature of Islam. The true nature of Islam: Ron Paul, King Saud, Ali Khamenei, Comrade Obama, all have their versions.
Letter to an American Warrior, from an old American Citizen, with Love. An old man's advice to a young man, sent in a letter to an American Warrior.
All the Unintended Consequences: What makes us think they were unintended? If every single thing done by someone has unintended consequences, the consequences were intended.
The French Islamophobia: Was it real? Or is Islam really something to be feared? If the French Islamophobia turns out to have been warranted, what about ours?
You're gonna hold their feet to the fire? What fire? They're laughing at you. You can't hold Republicrat's feet to the fire. They are the fireproof new political nobility.
What would War on Islam look like? Would victory even be possible? With what successful overall strategy could we wage war on an ideology?
On the Anti-Church metastasizing within the Roman Catholic hierarchy. The anti-Church within the Church: the anti-Papal agenda advancing even in the Vatican itself.
The Required Radical American Re-Revolution. Or, Re-Constitution.It took 100+ years to radicalize Constitutional America. It will take a radical re-revolution to bring it back to sanity.
On the "inevitability" of a Perfect Global Government in a "New World Order". Is this "New World Order" idea divinely inspired, or is it the ongoing work of Satan?
The Judas Complex: How a traitor may not recognized his own treason. The Judas Complex explains how Judas Iscariot - like many a modern day Bishop - compromised with the world.
Christmas 2014: Hope is Reborn; Salvation has come into the world. The Christmas 2014 Turning Point: The Kingdom is upon us; our King is among us.
On Theory Dominating Substance, in science, religion, morality, and culture. Everywhere we look, we see the theoretical trumping the substantial, up and down the line.
A Personal Relationship with Jesus Christ deepens faith and faith commitment. A Personal Relationship with America deepens love of country and patriotic commitment.
The 2014 Mid-Term Elections Cometh: Here we go again. Next Tuesday, the 2014 Mid-Term Elections are upon us. What are we going to do about it?
Anathematizing anathema: the predictable result of the denial of evil. In a world that denies the existence of evil, anathematizing anathema itself is the only anathema allowed.
The Ebola Setup: Another possible trigger for the final revolution? The purposeful government infection of America, through the Ebola setup. Why?
Work at home jobs that have had me. A long, costly and unsuccessful run at work from home jobs that didn't work for us.
Truth versus Agenda addresses the simplest of problems greatly complexified. Truth versus Agenda examines the contest between reality and its opposition.
Vic has Iron Weights for sale; Mama says they have to go. Lots of iron weights for sale; all have to go at once, in one sale.
The challenge describes Capitalism as illusory and Marxism as solid. The mixture of religion just adds to the confusion of all good realists.
Indifferentism and Moral Relativism eats away at Catholic Culture. Catholicism stands against Indifferentism. Where do you stand?
My poor old truck is again starting to look like a poor old truck. After half-a-million miles, we're now approaching another decision time; another paint job, or a new truck.
Battle Line: Where the advancing secular army meets Judaeo-Christian moral norms. The Secular Position (or Agenda) involves Proactive, Aggressive Anti-Theism, and not merely "neutral" Atheism.
A return to the American Ideal means a severe reduction in Government. To return to positive growth and progress means, necessarily, purging our nation from all Marxist-Socialist philosophical influence and a return to the American Ideal.
Why this hatred of Palin? What galls modern women of the Left about Sarah Palin? The blind hatred of Palin we’re seeing expressed is not merely because of hatred and intolerance of the pro-life religious moral standard.
A Palin Parker Ticket? My Dream Candidates for 2012. Why a Palin Parker ticket is better than any professional politician Republican ticket you can come up with for 2012.
Elitism Vs Palinism: Why the Left and the Elites Loath and Fear Sarah Palin. It isn’t just Marxism Vs Palinism; it’s also established intellectual elitism vs Palinism. The elite need someone to look down upon.
How is it that opposing amnesty for millions of illegal aliens is "arrogant"? If my pro-Catholic, pro-American, anti-alternative-ethos position is "arrogant," then, exactly what is the position of those who claim superiority or even equality with it?
Here we see Bush family class captured in a simple private citizen’s photo. George W. (and Mrs.) Bush quietly demonstrate Bush family class without hoopla or fanfare.
Marxists love crisis, and they love an oil spill crisis most of all. Marxists even create and drive crisis. Their favorite crisis of all must be the Oil Spill Crisis, which is even better than a Banking Crisis.
American Military Assault Weapons originally intended in the 2nd Amendment. To miss the point of the 2nd Amendment is to miss the point of the whole Constitution.
For God and Country – More Thoughts on America, and on National Existence. For God and Country: Comparisons of martyrdom and heroism, Sovereign Nationhood Vs. Internationalism, distinct people-hood Vs. the Global Village, and Godliness Vs. godlessness.
The Godless Left leads the young and naive to their utopian Hell. For an honest comparison of the effects on youth, we need to look to the history of the Godless Left versus the Religious Right.
The Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World is a must read. No decent world history course is complete without the Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World.
Aleksandr I.Solzhenitsyn warns the American Worker and American organized labor. Solzhenitsyn speaks to us as a worker from the “Worker’s Paradise” of Communism; words of warning for all who understand the meaning of the word Liberty.
World Revolution returns with a vengeance: the rebirth of Marxism. Marxist world revolution returns, and faces far less opposition than in 1848 or the period between the Great Wars.
Our argument against public despair, hopelessness and pessimism re the future. Despair is a mortal sin, the opposite of the virtue of hope; it is a sin unto the death of the soul, a repudiation and rejection of God’s grace.
On Threats to America's National Existence. A look at the nature of our national existence, what makes us America, physical threats to that, and the possibility of just going out of existence.
On the ethics of language: English dictionary Vs. Political-Correctness taboos. Language evolves, yet morals are (or should be) fixed. This poses questions re the ethics of language.
Thinking Catholic direction: threats to America, Church, Ethos, even History. The Thinking Catholic Direction is multi-faceted, facing threats to American National Existence, Catholic Liturgy, our common Guiding Ethos - emphasis changes to meet the threat of the moment.
Catholics learn and practice Glossalalia, in the Life In The Spirit seminars. Life in the Spirit seminars, fueling the Catholic Charismatic renewal, bring tongue-speaking "Glossalalia" and being "Slain in the Spirit", into Catholicism.
The website is going on hold for at least the next five weeks. Business calls, and I must respond. Will be traveling, and not taking the laptop this time.
Current Website Status. Still too busy for individual responses to questions, comments & criticisms.
Our 2006 Ohio Voter Guide. The choices are quite clear, and the 2006 Ohio Voter Guide was easy to produce
On carrying my Lord, Jesus Christ, in my pocket. As a Eucharistic Minister, I am on occasion carrying the Lord Jesus in my pocket. It's a wondrous thing.
A 2006 Christmas and Hanukkah wish. May the Holy Days we celebrate remind us all of who we are, and how we are different from other peoples.
Current Democratic Party platform reveals anti-Semitic streak among Liberals. In their voting, their speechifying, and in the slant of their controlled mainstream media reporting, the current Democratic Party Platform is made clear to all observers.
The "Left", and The DaVinci Code, The Passion, and Cartoons of Mohammed. You can tell a lot about a movement by its public words. The Passion? "Unreservedly Bad." The DaVinci Code? "Unreservedly Good." Anything to do with Islam? "No Comment."
Who's driving the Health Care bus? Health insurance companies grading doctors? Health insurance companies grading doctors: a legitimized conflict of interest. A preparatory step toward the nationalization of the health insurance industry?
On the forced use of medical boiler plate language rather than simple notes. The "little dictators" from insurance companies and government bureaucracies force MDs to use stilted, verbose, medical boiler plate language in their own documentation.
Home For Christmas 2008. Website Getting Active Again.
Hydrogen power could be, and should be, the wave of our automotive future.Any move toward hydrogen power is a move toward a cleaner and more efficient fuel, and away from our dangerous dependency on oil.
Thoughts in remembrance of 09/11/2001, five years later. The changing shape of the war, the changing shape of the enemy.
The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.
Kerry lies again, and then lies about his lies, in concert with the SLIMC.There he goes again! Kerry lies again and again about American servicemen and veterans; he just can't help himself.
Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost. POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.
What's going on with Mel Gibson? Is he really an anti-Semite?I am surprised that Mel Gibson is an alcolholic. But I am never surprised at any words that come out of the mouth of any drunk.
Still Worrying Over NuVo Consequences. The Holidays have gone by, several days have passed, and the SANE NuVo Initiative still stands pat.
The Dem's October Surprise involves another flip-flop of their public "standard" The clearly pro-sodomy Party that openly seeks the "Gay" vote goes Victorian for another pre-election October Surprise ploy.
Some Problems with NuVo: the so-called Null-Vote Initiative. A "philosophical" movement aimed at keeping religious conservatives from voting? Seriously? Let me state my problems with NuVo.
Come, let us sit and reason together. Jews and Christians of various stripe and spot can say to each other, 'Come, let us sit and reason together.' But we can't do that with the Moslems.
Regarding SANE works dropping NuVo: Nul Vote Initiative dies with a whimper. If you can't really present a good argument, sit down. On SANE Works dropping the NuVo Initiative: a program that works hard to SOUND pro-American while ACTING to oppose American National Existence.
Even experts grossly underestimate the Marxist zeal of the American Left. The sharp Left turn happened in the Hoover-FDR era, and the Marxism of the American Left has been deepening ever since.
Thinking American, in a nutshell: When one has lots to say, but time is limited. The older I get, the busier I get. Answering multiple questions as a thinking American, but in a hurry.
"We are an Easter People, and Hallelujah is our Song." (John Paul the Great). Our absolutely unique and singular Easter story, and the incredible force with which it struck human history.
Witnessing, grieving and weeping for our dieing culture. What might it take to call a whole people back from the brink of cultural death?
If we have an inherent right to something, then, who must supply it? Rights and Responsibilities exist in paired sets; a right does not exist in the absence of a related responsibility. If indeed we have a right to our job, then, someone must provide it. Who?
So how come we have all these homeless people if our system is so great? The strong "Utopian Idealist" firmly believes that absolute worldly perfection is actually possible. Therefore, there should never be any such thing as a hungry or homeless person.
Taking a look at Illegal Immigration and Tax Problem solutions. In our view, the minimum wage and income tax have outlived their usefulness, and only contribute to the illegal alien problem.
First journal / blog entries when the thinking catolic blog first opened up. Notes to readers about what I was doing.
On-going WebSite work and planned WebPages as of 09/07/2006 Adding items to book store.
Vic's busted finger status - life goes on. Another busted finger status report, since the original one rolled off of the 50-entry BLOG update records.
Website Status as of 02/05/2009. No more Bookstore; no more Contact Me; no more complexity.
Website Status 03-09-2009. Just a note to bring you up to date on website status 03-09-2009.
Website Status 04/06/2009. Busy driving daily now; most website work will be weekend and as available.
The Plastic Bags and Eco Doom theory: will plastic bags end life as we know it? Plastic Bag and Eco Doom predictions tell us that plastic grocery and garbage bags will still be buried in the land fills and dumps a thousand years from now. Well … so what?
Farewell Smokey Biorseth; Rest In Peace. Hello Coal Biorseth; Welcome Home. As we were laying our beloved Smokey Biorseth to rest in his grave beside the lilies, a carbon-copy of Smokey, in younger form, emerged from the lilies.
Honky Biorseth really runs this house. If you want to know what's in any cabinet in the house, just ask Honky Biorseth.
Kill the illegal alien marketplace, and illegal aliens will leave on their own. Why should we "imagine" life with no Mexico? Shouldn't the Mexicans be trying to imagine life without the USA?
More Marxist infiltration of higher education. Public school and the media are not the only places dominated by Marxist thought; even Catholic institutions are infected.
Of Families and Fortunes, and Inheritance Vs. Redistribution. Families and Fortunes are despised by Marxists, because Marxism demonizes the family, demonizes fortunes, and even demonizes profit.
Website Status Update 11/09/10 Just a Website status update; where we are and where we’re going.
Regarding the 2010 Tax Deal Pledge Breaker: Pledge? What Pledge? How can Republican deal makers even face us? We need to hang a Tea Party target on all professional politicians for 2012.
Pray for peace in Jerusalem, and for deliverance of Israel from harm. To pray for peace in Jerusalem is to pray for deliverance from Obama.
A tale of Promised Financial Melt-Down Debt Ceiling Nonsense and Happy Marxists. Everyone, on both sides, believes the Debt Ceiling Nonsense. Why?
God and Nature: on the Nature of Things, established by the Creator of Things. God and Nature: on man’s Perversion of the Nature of Things, even with the best of intentions.
Our Ohio voter Guide for the 2012 Election. The 2l012 Ohio Voter Guide – The Choices Have Never Been Clearer, or more critical.
Evangelization enters the animal kingdom with the first bear prayer. It is fitting that the first bear prayer would be a prayer of thanksgiving.
Is the Internet down in Lithuania? Sudden loss of Lithuanian traffic suggests the internet is down in Lithuania.
The rise of the Femi Nazi Green Beret, and the decline of military victory. The first Femi Nazi Green Beret will be awarded out of fairness, not excellence.
Food Insurance: Is this stuff really any good? All of us conspiracy-theorizing, global-calamity doomsday-preppers need their Food Insurance.
We just had to try to do Robert Irvine's Plastic Wrapped Baby Back Ribs. Put plastic wrapped baby back ribs in the oven? What? Are you nuts?
Thoughts on the first Eucharist, established by the Last Supper. The first Eucharist was recognized by the Apostles for what it was on that holiest Holy Thursday.
Get behind these Tea Party Candidates. The Constitution is not going to be restored to legal preeminence unless we replace leadership incumbents of BOTH PARTIES.
Ecce homo; Behold the man. Ecce Homo. Behold the Innocent Lamb, who takes away the sins of the world.
When your system slows down or hangs, it's time for a Total System Reboot. America, the World, and even the Catholic Church may need a Total System Reboot.
"We belong to the Church militant; and She is militant because on earth the powers of darkness are ever restless to encompass Her destruction. Not only in the far-off centuries of the early Church, but down through the ages and in this our day, the enemies of God and Christian civilization make bold to attack the Creator’s supreme dominion and sacrosanct human rights.”--Pope Pius XII
"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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