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Vic Biorseth, Thursday, May
Where, exactly, do you draw the line between Detraction and warning the public about a clear and present danger? Where does justice fit in here? What about the spiritual safety of souls, the political safety of populations, and the physical safety of whole cultures?
Because of someone's religious or political title, or because of some denomination or faith community's feelings, or because of Party or group or popular religious or political opinions, are we not supposed to publicly express vitally important truths?
Some of you have taken me to task over the things I have written on this site about Pope Francis; some about Madam Hillary; some about the Mormons; some about the Episcopal (Anglican) Church; general Protestantism; atheism; Islam; women; black people; unchastity; the list goes on.
I submit that there is nothing I have said that is not true, or that cannot be defended as a defense of truth when it needed defending, and not merely the sin of detraction standing on its own. If truth I speak hurts someone, then it was more important to speak truth to others than whatever harm it may have caused the injured party. Truth hurts; that is the nature of Truth. But Truth only hurts until it is recognized and embraced, and the hearer finally learns that it is Falsehood that really hurts. Permanently.
Political Correctness is a Marxist stratagem of subtly advancing falsehood in culture through psychological trickery. It slowly makes a culture view bad as good and good as bad. Recognizing the fact that Marxist ideology now owns academia, the entertainment industry and the mainstream news media should, but does not, inform us all that Political Correctness is on the march, advancing falsehood at the expense of truth, in the interest of displacing order with disorder and social chaos.
We have warned about Political Correctness, in PC Vapors, PC Stupidassery, in Breaking Political Correctness and elsewhere. Political Correctness is a now Marxist-dominated movement aimed at advancing unrecognized, insidious cultural lies, both of a religious nature and of a political nature. And even of a scientific nature. It is a sly falsehood, aimed at deforming religion, politics and science in the mind of man.
And now, it seems, in championing truth and attacking falsehood, there is little I can write about that does not bring down on my head charges of detraction, since calumny cannot be charged.
If it might hurt someones feelings, or, if it might hurt ecumenism, or, if it might make someone look bad in the eyes of others, I'm not supposed to say it.
How else am I to call attention to the truth of an important matter without naming the well known, highly popular, extremely authoritative spokesman of a Politically Correct lie? The more well known he is, the more authoritative he is, the more important it is, in my mind, to name him. For he has become an important part of the lie. When he speaks he is listened to, and he is believed by many people, just on his own public authority, without even thinking about it.
Where does truth go?
When I speak the truth on a matter, if someone counters that the President says otherwise, or, this Candidate says otherwise, or, this Political Party says otherwise, or, the Pope says otherwise, or, this Bishop says otherwise, or, the USCCB says otherwise, or, all these "scientists" and all these academics say otherwise, etc., am I supposed to just shut up about it, and that's the end of it?
I'm not going to do it.
I have been charged with detraction in what I have said about Hillary Clinton and President Obama, even in how I refer to them, i.e., as Madam Hillary, and as Comrade Obama, peace be upon him. And for insinuating if not stating that they are plotting and bringing about Constitutional America's Armageddon.
Well, they are. That is precisely what they are doing. Rapidly.
And nobody sees it.
Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, is an anti-Christian, anti-Semitic, pro-Moslem, anti-American, Marxist-Alinskyite revolutionary of the worst order. See Obama the Moslem, and the rest of the Obamunism Pages. He is steeped in hostility to Western Civilization and racist hatred of white people. And Madam Hillary is cut from the same Marxist-Alinskyite revolutionary cloth, as we said in the Marxist-Communist-Socialist-Anarchist section of the Political Ideologies page. Here is a partial quote from there:
If you ever wondered why Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, ever joined Jeremiah Wright's racist and anti-American Trinity United Church of Christ, now you know. He's a racist, and he's an anti-American, and he needed to fool us, and make us think he might be a Christian.
Madam Hillary's college thesis was written on Saul Alinsky. He was her hero, even more of a hero than Margaret Sanger. She, too, like Comrade Obama, peace be upon him, has been steeped in Marxist, racist, anti-human, anti-life, anti-American, anti-man, anti-institution revolutionary thought all her life. Our Constitution is, to her, something to be overcome and destroyed.
They are doing what Alinsky taught them to do: get inside the target institution, and destroy it from the inside, using treachery and deceit to get the job done. Meanwhile, organizing "grass-roots" useful idiots and agent provocateurs to agitate the citizenry into disorder and chaos.
As a current example of Alinskyite tactics, look at what the office of the Presidency is ordering his Attorney General and Department of Justice to do to North Carolina in the ongoing restroom wars. Our federal government is acting in open, direct violation of the First Amendment and, actually, the whole of the Constitution and the very purpose for being of America, and nobody is saying a word.
Nobody even notices.
We don't need no stinking Constitution!
Our federal government is going to force us to accommodate all the trannies, disceries, questionies and other odd perverts that cannot be scientifically shown to even exist, except in purposely malformed fevered imaginations. Against our will, and against state rights, and against the Constitution, and most of our elites and our so-called intelligentsia goes along with it and supports it.
But, hey, don't mention anybody's name; no, that would be detraction.
Bottom line, every part and variation of Marxism, top to bottom, opposes everything in our Declaration of Independence, and everything in our Constitution. And, not coincidentally, everything in religion. All religion. And yet, Marxism now owns our Marxocrat Party, and our Republicrat Party, conservative political bloviating aside, consistently acts in full bipartisan cooperation with every goal and program of the Marxocrat Party, whether through ignorance or through collusion. And, really, what's the difference?
Marxism's twisted reinterpretation of equality to mean actual equality in social standing and possessions rather than in rights before the law is now accepted as the social norm. Marxist redistribution is now socially preferred to private property and the pursuit of happiness. Even the right to speak and write and publish freely is now subordinated to the state's right to see that no one's feelings are hurt, in the name of "Social Justice". Competition and excellence are now subordinated, in the mind of man, to the drive toward social sameness.
And these things are being done to us and to our Constitution by men who have taken an oath of office to uphold the Constitution, which legally prohibits all of this.
And here we are.
I have been charged with detraction in what have said about Pope Francis, in criticizing his obvious favoring of Marxist economic theory and globalist political ideology, and his obvious opposition to human liberty, private property and free markets, i.e., Capitalism. What is also quite obvious is his adoption and belief in most if not all of the Politically Correct lies involving the planet's resources, climate, ability to sustain itself and heal itself, and man's dooming it in one or many ways.
Look: He's the Pope. When he speaks, untold millions take his every word as absolute gospel, even when he is not speaking about The Gospel. We cannot let important matters, not related to the exercise of his office as Vicar of Christ, about which is is clearly wrong, go completely unchallenged just because he's the Pope. Marxism is already winning in the world, even without his help; but one word of his favoring Marxism over Liberty can do horrible damage to truth, immediately and in the long run.
And it is falsehood, in all matters, not just faith and morals, that is destroying human culture.
I have been charged with both calumny and detraction in what I have said about Islam, the whole religion and the whole ideology and the whole system of jurisprudence. "That's not true of all Moslems" is the charge against me, and that is certainly true; but I was not speaking about all Moslems; what I condemn is the religion itself. And the ideology itself. And the system of government itself. It is, after all, a pure theocracy. It is a combination of church and state with its own system of intermingled civil and theological jurisprudence.
As long as this irreformable doctrine is in the Koran ...
... and as long as Islam's rule of abrogation considers it to be the final word, abrogating previous "peaceful" verse written in Mecca, and as long as Islam's doctrine of Taqiyya instructs the faithful to lie to us unbelievers about what Islam intends to do to us until it is strong enough to just go ahead and do it, I will not modify my condemnation of the religion of Islam.
Islam's holy scripture, the Koran, the words of Mohammed, insist that Moslems are to convert us, absolutely subjugate us and make us submit totally to all Islamic law, or kill us.
I'm supposed to be more accommodating of that? Excuse me?
I'm not going to do it.
And if all Moslems don't agree with and don't follow Surah 9:29, then, why are they still Moslems? If they are truly Moslems, then they must agree with it and follow it, to the letter.
And that is what makes Islam, the religion, a menace to all civilization.
And, I have been less than conciliatory toward our "Separated Brothers". What can I say?
Jesus founded His Church - singular; one (1) Church - on Peter. If our "Separated Brothers" are separated from us, who, exactly, separated them from us? And why do they choose to remain separated, when Scripture, history and truth are all easily available to them?
Jesus selected His Apostles. He empowered them to bind and to loose, and whatsoever they bound on earth would be bound in heaven, and whatsoever they loosed on earth would be loosed in heaven. And He gave to Peter the Keys to the Kingdom. After His Crucifixion and Resurrection, just before His Assumption, He sent His Apostles - His Church - out into the whole world, to Baptize, and - very importantly - to teach them all that He had commanded them, saying:
The one single Church He founded speaks for Him. No one else on earth is authorized to do that.
And how, exactly, is His Church to keep true, to this day, to accurate handing on of the faith? Jesus promised His Apostles - His Church - the Holy Spirit as a continuous guide and reminder.
Which was a lot. John said all the books in the world couldn't hold it all.
I submit that I am more conciliatory toward our "Separated Brothers" than Holy Scripture itself. I can still join with them Politically; but I'm not so sure the original Apostles could have done even that, let alone blessed them or welcomed them into the Church.
In the face of this, Martin Luther revolted against the Church Christ founded. His "95 Theses" read like the silly rant of a pre-adolescent against the authority of mommy and daddy and the rules of the house. An ordained Catholic Priest under vows of chastity, poverty and obedience, he married a nun (there went chastity), took up residence in a confiscated and plundered monastery (there when poverty) and condemned the Pope as the Anti-Christ and a Hobgoblin of the Devil (there went obedience).
Martin Luther plagiarized a pre-existing German language bible known as the Codex Teplensis to make his supposedly "first" vernacular language Bible, and his supposedly first "correct" Bible, having deleted multiple inconvenient books. He not only dropped the well known seven books of the Old Testament from his new canon, but he attempted to drop James, Jude, Hebrews and Revelation from the New Testament. (His embarrassed followers put them back in.)
And this is the guy that gave birth to Protestantism, and whose memory is highly revered in Protestant circles to this very day.
He "fathered" divorce, and polygamy, and licentiousness.
The history of it is available to everyone. Am I supposed to be "conciliatory" to outright heresy and apostasy? Where is Luther's "Sole authority of Scripture" to be found in Scripture? Where is Luther's "Faith Alone" to be found in Scripture? Where is Luther's "Universal Priesthood" to be found in Scripture?
Sorry, but I'm just not going to be "conciliatory" to all that garbage, which gave birth to untold thousands of even worse "denominations" descendant of this flat out open heresy. I would like to join Pope Fancis in "celebrating" the anniversary of the birth of the heresy of Protestantism, but I just can't bring myself to do it.
Does that make me a detractor of Martin Luther, or a champion of truth?
And then we have Henry VIII, the king who serially divorced, remarried and murdered multiple wives, revolted from the Church to keep doing it, formed his own heretical Church and ordered everyone into it, lived a life of open debauchery and died a rotting death of syphilis. Proving, again, that natural law and God's law are one and the same; for if it wasn't for unnatural sex, which is to say, non-marital sex, there would be no such thing as any venereal diseases such as syphilis.
I know, I know, it's not Politically Correct to say it that way, but then,
I don't care.
I have been criticized for calling Henry's Anglican Church "The Church of Divorce and Remarriage, and Divorce and Remarriage, and Divorce and Remarriage ... ", but, you see, that is precisely what it is, and what it was from the beginning, and how it came to be. Divorce and remarriage is its very purpose for being.
Again, as with Luther, the history of it is right there in front of us all. So Protestants are as poor at reading history as they are at interpreting our Scripture, or they wouldn't still be Protestants. The history of it is irrefutable.
And that history goes on, and none of it is good. Henry's Church is the one that brought all the rest of Protestantism into embracing the Artificial Contraception open perversion of God's Law and Natural Law, beginning in 1930, and producing all of the predicted Contraception Perversions that followed.
Just as divorce-and-remarriage is a step away from the normative family, which is the primal social unit building-block forming any society, contraception is a step away from Life itself, which is the primal unit of humanity. It is a violation of God's law and a corresponding opposition to Nature and Nature's Law. It opposes Nature and it opposes the Divine Author of Nature.
The general adoption of artificial contraception gave birth to the unnatural culture of death. Sterile and non-life giving achievement of sexual gratification for its own sake unleashed lust for its own sake. If it was "good" for a man and his wife to practice sterile sex, it soon became good for a man and any woman to practice sterile sex. And if that was good, then, there was nothing wrong with any form of achieving sterile sexual gratification for its own sake. Masturbation. Homosexuality. Bestiality.
Going right back to what the pre-Christian, pre-Jewish pagans did, and more. Many Protestants joined right in with all the atheists and secularists already present in society to be "free" of ancient sexual prohibitions, and become slaves to various forms of sexual sin.
The whole drive to satiate lust, unhindered by Church and encouraged by State, awakened lust in previously not lustful people, causing the practice of previously prohibited fornication, cohabitation and adultery. Sex, for its own sake. Sex is the causative activity of pregnancy, and all contraceptive methods have a failure rate. Rocketing "unwanted" pregnancies demanded increasing social acceptance of abortion, and, here we go again. For the sake of satiating lust, kill the babies.
Satiating lust is a right. See? If millions of babies must die for the sake of the unnatural satiation of lust, so be it.
And here today we see today homosexuals and various so-called "genders" demanding full social and legal accommodation with their various conditions, not one of which can be shown, scientifically, biologically or physiologically, to even exist, outside of their malformed and perverse imaginations. It's all born of the ever growing lies of Freudianism, with absolutely no basis in science or in objective reality.
Homos are made, not born. And it's the same with "genders".
We're talking about mental disorders here, plain and simple, no matter how strongly it is denied or how supposedly sophisticated and knowledgeable the deniers may be. There is no physical basis for any of it.
Just look at the history of the Sexual Revolution and the Free Love movement, the general social acceptance of Open Homosexuality in society, our newly Open Homosexuality in our Military, and the almost purely political Homo-Nazi movement, and you will see how this accelerated and began to overtake and even control normalcy in society. By force. By, through and with the government.
But, you know what? You can't fight Nature. If you do, you lose.
And it's the exact same thing with God, Who Is the Author of Nature.
Look at all the Protestant denominations that bless homosexuality and welcome homos into their company. And look at how many Catholics do the exact same thing, including Card. Dolan's Church of New York, and Card. Cupich's Church of Chicago, among others.
How many "Christians" number active homos among their close friends, and welcome them into their close company and into their homes in front of their children?
And now, how many perverse, unnatural deviates are legally ordering us out of our businesses and out of our classrooms and even out of our public restrooms, with full government support?
Look at discriminate, discrimination, imposed discrimination, intolerant discrimination, and tolerating intolerance to see how contemporary language has been deformed to allow the tail to wag the dog, as it were, so that the most perverse and unnatural may discriminate against even the natural order, in a one-way only discrimination.
What happened to simple chastity and the notion of sexual purity?
What's so tough about this? What's so hard to understand?
I'm committing the sin of detraction by pointing these things out?
I don't get it.
Age after age, some evangelists say "this is the culture we find ourselves in; we must not shun the sinners, but try to convert them very gently, without driving them away".
Age after age, some evangelists become even more accommodating of even worse sins, still saying, "this is the culture we find ourselves in ... ", and it never ends.
Generation after generation. Sin advances as the Church shrinks.
Didn't Jesus tell his Apostles to "shake the dust"?
Did He ever say "this is the culture we find ourselves in"?
There is one Lord, and one Church; there is one Bread, and one Body. There is one and only one Way. You have one and only one Life to live.
Faith and reason will show you the way.
Let me leave you with the Athanasian Creed, developed to put down the heresy of Arianism and define the Trinity and the twofold nature of Jesus Christ, as dogma.
Not very Politically Correct, is it? And this is just talking about the Trinitarian nature of God and the dual nature of Jesus. The remaining core dogmas of Catholicism are in the Nicene Creed, which all Catholics recite at every Mass, as follows:
All of that is Catholic dogma. You can accept it or you can reject it.
It's entirely up to you.
Maybe its not very Politically Correct to say it that way, but that's the way I'm saying it.
You can say the Creed and mean every word of it, or you can go to hell.
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Thank you; it ain't always easy, but I am compelled to do it, every morning. I have to go to work now and I don't know when I'll finish this. Maybe tonight if I'm not too tired, but more likely, early tomorrow morning.
Sometimes I get too wordy and don't know when to stop. This probably should have been (and maybe will be) broken into two or three or more separate articles. We'll see.
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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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