Dear Bob, I know Jesus, and He’s not supporting Trump either

I’ve grown so very weary of the anger and insults coming from fellow conservatives, even Christians, directed at those of us who haven’t jumped on board the Trump Train with them. Honestly, at this point it’s their hostile hyperbole that’s making me less likely every day to vote for their guy. Trump seems to bring out the worst in his supporters.
 
Recently Bob Dutko, radio host at a local Christian station – who I really enjoy listening to – seems to have joined the let’s-disparage-the #NeverTrumpers crowd. I just had to rant ~
 
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Dear Bob,
 
I love your radio programs, both the midday and “primetime” editions, particularly when you get into apologetics. Your shows are truly edifying, I listen as often as I can.
 
Just lately however I find myself doing something I never thought I would — turning you off in mid-sentence! Bob, you’re making my head explode with the “Never-Trumper” indictments!
 

As I was listening to your afternoon show yesterday, you and a caller seemed to agree that the problem with “Never-Trumpers” was that they “don’t know Jesus.” Are you kidding me?! (And I thought Laura Ingraham’s “immoral” invective was bad enough.)
 
Jesus Christ is the starting point for every direction I take in my life; a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path. It’s because I am a Christian that it’s so clear to me that the only thing that can turn America around at this point is God Himself – through repentance and revival (2 Chronicles 7:14).
 
Since 2009 I have spent innumerable hours at rallies, meetings and prayer gatherings (including volunteering at this awesome event last summer in Dearborn). I’ve been a precinct delegate for the last two years, trying to help effect change at a grass roots level. And I’ve written this blog now for more than five years. So please, don’t even think about blaming me for the mess the GOP has created.
 
It’s so disheartening to recall the line-up of reasonably conservative (and Christian) candidates we had to pick from just one year ago. I would have voted for almost any of them. McCain & Romney were never my first picks, but at least they were palatable. Neither was a vindictive, self-aggrandizing bully, a disreputable narcissist or a congenital liar – who was a Democrat until five minutes ago.
 
Furthermore, it’s almost impossible to get past Donald Trump’s despicable treatment of Ted Cruz. Were it not for his malicious lies and unscrupulous attacks Republicans might now be running a true conservative candidate.
 
All this being said, we’re still more than two months away from the election, lots can change between now and then. And while I’m about 90% #NeverTrump, I’m still open to further developments.
 
But the more that I, and conservative Christians like me who haven’t rushed to jump on the Trump Train, are slandered and mocked, the less likely I am to vote for the man.

 
God bless,
Marji Wojcik
Designs on the Truth

 
While the title of my post may be a bit irreverent, I truly don’t think Jesus would endorse Donald (and his two Corinthians). I do believe the entire country is currently under the Lord’s judgement and November’s election is probably irrelevant. We will never “make America great again” without GOD.

 

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“As Christians, we are not responsible for the reality of our two-party system or
for the way others exercise their citizenship, but we will give an account
for how we delegate our authority. Our primary concern is not the election
night victory party, but the Judgment Seat of Christ.”
~ Russell Moore

 
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Related:
Donald Trump Slams Russell Moore: “Nasty Guy with No Heart!” ~

On May 9, Trump tweeted at Dr. Russell Moore, president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission. Trump said: “.@drmoore Russell Moore is truly a terrible representative of Evangelicals and all of the good they stand for. A nasty guy with no heart!”

 
5 Most Sickening Parts Of Trump’s Meeting With Evangelical Leaders
 
“Conservatives” cheering the loss of Tim Huelskamp have lost their conscience ~ The “Trump Effect” is destroying true conservatives on the down ballot

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Saturday Shorts – 8-27-16

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Random links of interest, concern or curiosity from the past week or so, that deserve at least a SHORT mention:

 
Russia Building New Underground Nuclear Command Posts ~ Hmmm… this is a rather disconcerting development ~

U.S. intelligence officials said construction has been underway for several years on “dozens” of hardened underground bunkers in Moscow and around the country.
 
Disclosure of the underground command bunkers comes as Army Gen. Curtis Scaparrotti, commander of U.S. European Command, warned recently that Russia has adopted a nuclear use doctrine he called “alarming.”
 
The nuclear war preparations are estimated to cost billions of dollars, and raise questions about past U.S. aid to Moscow that was aimed at helping secure Russian nuclear facilities.

And then there’s this ➡ Fears grow Russia is using the Ukraine battlefield to rehearse for war with the West ~

Vladimir Putin is thought to be testing tools for warfare in the field as he adopts a confrontational foreign policy stance – representing something of a “return to form” reminiscent of the Cold War days.

What’s Putin up to?

 
Trump’s new immigration plan: Similar to Obama’s plan, but “with a lot more energy” Not that his latest waffle will deter Trump’s enthusiastic pom-pom squad.
 
Globalism Is A Barbaric Relic – Voluntary Tribalism Is The Future ~ Very interesting – and optimistic – post from Tyler Durden at ZeroHedge ~

In the end, globalism is doomed to crash in a ball of flames, but not before the globalists attempt to take everyone else down with them. It would behoove us to start constructing our tribes now, rather than after the situation has become grim in the absolute. Through localized production, alternative trade models, local organization for mutual aid and defense, and the principles of liberty, America could become a network of tribes within a tribe; a self reliant system built around redundancy rather than interdependency.

 
Obama’s Cuba FAIL: The total failure of Obama’s policy of embracing and supporting the apartheid Castro regime ~ Capitol Hill Cubans points out the complete and utter failures of Obama’s Cuba’s policy ~

• Military has taken absolute control of the island’s tourism industry
• Reforms have been stifled
• Neighboring dictators are encouraged to fulfill their authoritarian ambitions without consequence

Also see: Do Cuban Lives Matter to Obama? ~ Sorry Guillermo Fariñas, #NoLivesMatter to Barack Obama ~

Since Obama opened the doors to more exchanges with Cuba, the Cuban government has repaid the American president by making life harder for all those on the island who dare oppose the regime.

 
Cop Says Red Cross Told Him Not to Pray with Flood Victims ~ This is beyond nuts! What do these people think the “Cross” in “Red Cross” represents? Clara Barton is spinning in her grave ~

A law enforcement officer said he was asked to leave a Red Cross shelter in Lafayette, Louisiana after he prayed with several flood victims.
 
Clay Higgins, a reserve city marshal and a local legend, dropped by after work to minister to evacuees at the Heymann Performing Arts Center on Aug. 19.
 
“I was not proselytizing,” he told me. “I was just there to thank volunteers and offer prayers and encouragement.”

 

The EpiPen Scandal Is Worse Than You Think: What You’re Not Being Told ~ Consumers get the shaft because our socialist leaders and their greedy cronies are allergic to free-market capitalism.

 
How Gay Activists Will Respond to a Major Scientific Report That Refutes Their Talking Points ~ Hint: it rhymes with the name of a river in Egypt ~

What were the conclusions of this study? “The major takeaway, as the editor of the journal explains, is that ‘some of the most frequently heard claims about sexuality and gender are not supported by scientific evidence.’”
 
How will gay activists respond? They will shoot the messengers. Watch and see. We’ve seen the pattern for years. […]

 
A Prayer in a Park, for Peace and for Preservation ~ This special, God-honoring place refutes the bogus separation-of-church-and state argument (Shhh… don’t tell the ACLU).

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O’Ministration sides with another tyrant

obama&erdogan2Back in the day – just a short decade ago actually – the United States would have strongly condemned Turkey’s ruthless crackdown against secular elements of their society after last month’s failed coup attempt. Instead, under Barack Hussein Obama, we now encourage and enable further tyranny ➡ Biden Reveals US Going Out of Its Way to Extradite Erdoğan’s Archenemy.
 
The “archenemy,” as the Jewish Press referred to him, is Fethullah Gülen, an Islamic cleric, exiled from Turkey since a political rift with Turkey’s president. Erdoğan has accused him of masterminding the July 15th coup (For his part, Gülen has disavowed any involvement, countering with the suggestion that Erdoğan himself may have staged the revolt as a pretext to crush the opposition.).
 

After the coup was swiftly quashed, the purge to extinguish democracy began in earnest. Some reports put the number of those either detained, suspended from their jobs or sacked at well over 50,000 ~

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is turning the screws: “At every level of government, the period of cleansing this virus will continue. Because this body, my brothers, is infected with a cancer that spreads all around the government.”

 

Who is “this virus?” First off, the military – more than 6,000 were arrested immediately, followed quickly by other undesirables ~

Thousands of teachers have had their licenses revoked and mass suspensions of civil servants across the education sector imposed.
 
The judiciary has been at the sharp end of Erdoğan’s justice 2,745 judges have been suspended accused of being part of the ‘parallel structure’ of the opposition Hizmet movement of Fethullah Gulen.
 
Centres of learning are under attack 1,577 university deans have been ordered to tender their resignations and academics banned from leaving the country and those abroad ordered to return.

 
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According to CNN, as of August 13th ~

The purge of those alleged to have been involved in the coup has been far-wide and sweeping. Approximately 35,022 people have been detained in connection to the failed coup earlier this month, a senior official told to reporters. Of those, 11,597 detainees have since been released while 5,685 people remain in custody but have yet to go before a judge […]
 
(Beyond the detentions, there have been;)
• 17,740 people arrested
• 89 arrest warrants issued for journalists
• 81,494 people fired or suspended
• 2,000+ institutions shut down

 
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Allegations of torture and rape of coup plotters have also emerged, according to human rights groups. Amnesty International says detainees face grim conditions including beatings, lack of access to food, water and lawyers amid calls for independent monitors to assess conditions.

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So, in the face of these Stalinesque human rights violations, what does the Obama administration do this past Wednesday?

… Biden hinted that Obama may be prepared to throw Gülen under the bus. “I can understand Mr. President how some of your countrymen would feel that the world didn’t respond rapidly enough to the existential crisis your country is facing,” the VP said at a joint press conference in Ankara Wednesday. “That’s why I want to personally be here. And I was asked by the president to personally be here to represent him, to tell you and all of your colleagues and your countryman how very, very sorry I am, the president and the American people are for the suffering and loss you have endured.”

 
What??? (Clearly senility has set in.)

 
Considering the inhumane way that we see Erdoğan deal with his opponents (both real and imagined) no doubt Mr. Gülen can expect to be pushing up daisies shortly after Obama extradites him. Note for example the tragic case of Gökhan Acikkoglu ~ Turkish Teacher Detained After Coup Was Tortured, Denied Medical Aid, and Will Be Buried as a ‘Traitor’ ~

After the failed coup, Gökhan was arrested by the authorities. Of course, he didn’t have anything to do with the coup. After all, the power grab was carried out by members of the military. Gökhan was sitting at home when it all happened and was just hoping he would be able to continue to teach his students the knowledge they need to succeed in life.
 
Sadly for Gökhan, the authorities had already added him to a list of supposed supporters of Fethullah Gülen […]
 
After a while, Gökhan fell sick due to diabetes and “harsh treatment,” meaning abuse and even torture. He was brought to a hospital, but the doctors gave the go-ahead. He was brought back to detention.

 
On July 23, Gökhan — a teacher who was minding his own business when he was arrested — died. He was seriously ill and “badly wounded.”
 
That’s bad enough, but this story gets even worse.
 
After his death, and without any conviction, Gökhan was declared “a traitor.” As a result, he was denied a funeral service. He will be buried in the so-called “Grave of the Traitors” (a mass grave created by the government for military soldiers who were part of the coup).

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It’s difficult to tell how trustworthy Fethullah Gülen is. After all, he was formerly allied with Erdoğan in opposition to secularist rivals. On July 16th he spoke with a small group of journalists at his residence in Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania ~

Asked by the Guardian whether he would have returned to Turkey had the coup been successful, Gülen said: “Indeed, I miss my homeland a lot. But there is another important factor, which is freedom. I am here, away from the political troubles in Turkey and I live with my freedom.

 
Even a Muslim cleric seems to understand what’s truly essential for the human spirit. Gülen better hope Obama doesn’t ship him home because there is no more freedom in Turkey, as Gökhan Acikkoglu’s distraught father could tell him ~

It’s like a banana republic here. We can’t claim our rights. We can’t say anything. We can’t do anything. For no reason, our kid was branded a traitor. We did nothing wrong!

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Once upon a time America was a shining beacon of liberty and freedom from oppression, righteously standing up to despots, dictators and other assorted global bullies. Obviously Obama has decided that he’d rather join the ranks of the tyrannical. And it appears that we-the-sheeple don’t get a choice.

 
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Related:

The World’s War on Christendom – Latest Dispatch from the Front ~ Islamists attacked churches in coup frenzy
 
Joe Biden Will Visit Turkey This Week. Does He Have the Courage to Call Out Autocrat Erdogan? ~ Now we know. No.
 
And don’t suppose for a New York minute that Donald Trump would come down on the right side of this one ~ Trump says U.S. shouldn’t criticize Turkey’s Erdogan over post-coup purge ~

“I don’t think so,” Trump said, responding to a question from the journalists about whether the attempted coup against Erdogan could have been staged, “but I do give great credit to him for turning it around.” […]
 
When asked about the implications of the ongoing purge, he echoed the arguments of those from a very different side of the political spectrum than that of Trump’s conservative base: What right do we in the United States have to criticize the condition of human rights elsewhere?

 
Did Obama Just Betray Syrian Christians to Please the Turks? Seems So ~

(N)ow the U.S. government has decided to abandon the Kurds and their Christian allies, as Michael Horowitz reported in the International Business Times […]
 
What motivation does the Obama administration have for turning against its erstwhile allies, the best hope in a desolate region for establishing something like a free and pluralist government? According to Horowitz, we are currying favor with Turkey — the former secular democracy which is morphing before our eyes into an Islamist dictatorship, in the wake of a failed coup that has proved a pretext for a massive purge of secular-minded dissidents.

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When P.C. stops being a joke

When two iconic comediennes can’t even joke around on Twitter without getting shamed into submission by the self-appointed Social Media Thought Police you know we’re in Orwellville.
 
First it was Ellen DeGeneres, who last week tweeted this photo-shopped picture of herself with the fastest-man-in-the-world, Usain Bolt ~

For that – no doubt an innocent gesture simply meant as a humorous nod toward Bolt’s amazing Olympic achievements – DeGeneres was immediately slammed for being a racist; Ellen DeGeneres: Notorious bigot ~

Never mind that Bolt himself retweeted DeGeneres’ image. Just stick to your running, slick. Leave the sprint to the politically correct finish line to the professional propagandists. What do you think you are, free to laugh whenever you want to?

 
Next it was Bette Midler’s turn; Left-Winger Bette Midler Under Fire After ‘Transphobic’ Tweet. The singer/actress/comic was reacting to the news that “Kaitlyn” Jenner’s reality TV show had been cancelled, but clearly her hyper-sensitive followers didn’t approve of her witticism ~

“Now that [I Am Cait] has been cancelled, will she go back to being Bruce?” Midler joked.
 
The actress also added a knock to Kris Jenner, a woman known to be so driven by fame and money that she even exploited and profited off of her own daughter’s sex tape. “Will Kris take him back? Do I smell a re-wedding?!” she wrote. […]
 
Apparently it was the “he” pronoun that ticked off the left-leaning social justice warriors most; they went nuts on Midler, spitting out a barrage of tweets scolding the actress for her “transphobic mindset.”

 
thoughtpoliceErrorWhile I’ve found both Midler and DeGeneres to be darn funny at times, I certainly don’t share their leftwing politics. But give me a break here! When did every word we utter suddenly become subject to whiplash criticism and public excoriation? And how is anyone supposed to know when they’re crossing some ever-changing invisible line of acceptability?
 

Political correctness in America has truly reached new levels of insanity, and it’s really not that funny.

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Phony climate-warming threats mask the real crisis: demographic winter

If you’ve been around as long as I have you probably remember the dire predictions from environmentalists back in the 70’s. We were warned that urgent action was required to save the earth. If we didn’t drastically reduce our energy consumption immediately (recall cardigan-clad Jimmy Carter telling us to dial back our theromostats?) another new ice age would soon be upon us.
 
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Green prognosticators were also shrieking about the make-believe population explosion. Stop reproducing” they told us, or the planet will become so overcrowded that we’d run out of resources and die.
 
Today we’ve got the faux global warming crisis looming, and the new Chicken Littles have dusted off the over-population con ~ Global Warming Alarmists Plead: Save the Children By Not Having Them ~

(E)ven though tornadoes, floods, fires and hurricanes are way down, the consensus is that global warming will kill us all. A hundredth of a degree increase in temperature is nothing to sneeze at, you know.
 
Who will fare worst in our coming climate apocalypse? That’s right! The children! The promised destruction of our littlest ones is why NPR and a group of academic philosophers say we should “protect our kids by not having them.”

 

This nonsense comes as our current birthrate is so low that it’s a national emergency. We’re actually in the middle of a fertility crisis ~

… China, Japan, and much of Europe— are all facing what has been called a “demographic winter.”
 
Until recently, the United States has been an exception to this distressing trend, but this seems no longer the case.

 

The U.S. total fertility rate has now dropped below replacement levels, it’s presently at an all-time low of 59.6 births per 1,000 women.
 
And the enviro-wackos want that reduced further? So we can commit civilizational suicide – as a sacrifice to Gaia? Their fascist rhetoric is frightening ~

from “Population Engineering and the Fight against Climate Change” (by philosophers Colin Hickey, Travis N. Rieder and Jake Earl) ~
 
In procreating one makes a whole new person who will emit [greenhouse gases]. But in fact, it is more than that. By creating a new person, one makes it possible that he or she will go on to create more people, who are then able to go and create even more people […]
 

(Geniuses aren’t they? It somehow never occurs to them that in “creating” new humans we increase the chances of being blessed with another Galileo, Newton, Pasteur or Faraday, and thus benefit from ever-new frontiers to explore, perhaps even discover solutions to our current challenges – both real and imagined.)

 
“The question, it seems, is not whether we should implement some sort of fertility-reducing population engineering program, but rather which interventions such a program should include.”

 
Who in the world died and made these people gods?
 
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Related:
UN Organizations sterilize millions of women in Kenya; Media yawns
Demographic Winter; Decline of the Human Family (Video) Documentary ~

(Experts from all around the world) reveal the dangers facing society and the world’s economies, dangers far more imminent than global warming […]
 
The “population bomb” not only did not have the predicted consequences, but almost all of the developed countries of the world are now experiencing fertility rates far below replacement levels. Birthrates have fallen so low that even immigration cannot replace declining populations, and this migration is sapping strength from developing countries, the fertility rates for many of which are now falling at a faster pace than did those of the developed countries.
 
The economies of the world will continue to contract as the “human capital” spoken of by Nobel Prize winning economist Gary Becker, diminishes. The engines of commerce will be strained as the workers of today fail to replace themselves and are burdened by the responsibility to support an aging population.

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Reality isn’t subjective (no matter what Obama says)

So here’s a bit of good news in the bathroom wars ➡ Texas judge temporarily blocks Obama’s transgender directive ~

AUSTIN, Texas (August 22, 2016) — A federal judge in Texas is blocking for now the Obama administration’s directive to U.S. public schools that transgender students must be allowed to use the bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity […]
 
His decision dated Sunday comes after Texas and 12 other states challenged the Obama directive as unconstitutional. O’Connor ruled that the federal education law, Title IX, “is not ambiguous” about sex being defined as “the biological and anatomical differences between male and female students as determined at their birth.

 

In this short video from CrossExamined, Dr. Frank Turek, Det. J. Warner Wallace and Dr. Mike Adams discuss the approach Christians should take on this issue ~
 

 
We need to stand for objective truth, period. Anything less doesn’t actually help anyone. If Christians hadn’t played along with the relativists for the last 50 years or so, America wouldn’t be through the looking glass like this. Let’s back out now. And stop pretending that we can alter reality by wishing it so.

 
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Related:

Is crazy the new normal?
Resist the restroom revolution!

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Speaking righteous truth to Merckel

You may remember the courageous German Christian woman who stood up at the Memorial Church of the Reformation to protest the Islamification of that church – and of her country. That was in February 2014, and it’s encouraging to learn that Heidi Mund hasn’t stopped; she’s still speaking truth to power. In this video she calls out Angela Merkel for the “wolf” that she is, and continues to warn about Muslim colonization ~

 

Video via: CBN News

 

(A)fter a migrant influx, Mund says she believes that some German leaders want to destroy Germany.
 
“I believe, I am really convinced, there are bad people of darkness who want to destroy us. They are servants of the devil,” she told CBN News. “They are sick in their opinion and they don’t care if it will cost lives or not, it will be bloody or not. They want to destroy; they want to take over.”

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Saturday Shorts – 8-20-16

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Random links of interest, concern or curiosity from the past week or so, that deserve at least a SHORT mention:

 
The Tragic Transgender Contagion ~ Transgenderism is a 21st century invention. It’s totally outside the norm in all of human history and pretending otherwise is doing a woeful disservice to those conflicted individuals ~

Rather than affirming an immutable identity, our culture is ratifying and rendering permanent what often amounts to little more than a troubled youthful phase.

 
And in related news ~ Caitlyn Jenner’s ‘I Am Cait’ Show Now Identifies As Cancelled ~

E! is reportedly snipping Caitlyn Jenner’s reality show “I Am Cait” from its television lineup.

 
Louisiana flooding:
Brought to You by Climate Change? ~ Um, no. Recent studies found that…

… “the stronger storms are not getting stronger” and that there has not been any change in the seasonality of heavy rainfall events by examining trends in the magnitude, frequency, and seasonality of heavy rainfall events in the United States.

‘Cajun Navy’ answers call for volunteers ~

Baton Rouge, Louisiana (CNN)They’re out in force, patrolling in jon boats, motorboats and even canoes through south Louisiana’s new, flood-made waterways, saving cats, dogs and people.
 
They’re known as the “Cajun Navy,” and in recent days they’ve become possibly the nation’s most important neighborhood watch.

And all without any help from the O’Ministration. :)

 

When Assisted Suicide Becomes Coercive ~ Death panels? What death panels? ~

(I)n the face of high end-of-life costs, Guy Page of the Vermont Alliance for Ethical Healthcare said, “It doesn’t take a health care economist to see the shortest distance in finding ways to reduce health care costs is physician-assisted suicide.” This means that in some circumstances, the main factor in “choosing” to die could very well be more related to money than patient condition.

 
Peppered Moth Still Not Evolving ~ One of the Darwinians’ most cherished “proofs” for the theory of evolution has long been the example of color adaptation in peppered moths during England’s Industrial Revolution. It didn’t fly as evidence back then – and it still doesn’t.

 
Lifting the Ban on Human/Animal Embryos Could Undermine Human Exceptionalism ~ Brave new world… the future without God doesn’t look very promising ~

Deploying the awesome powers of biotechnology and genetic engineering as a means of “liberating” society from human exceptionalism will not “save the planet” nor FREE man from the supposed oppression of superstitious faith. Rather, it could unintentionally open the door wide to vicious tyranny.

 
Social Media Culture Believed to Have a Negative Effect on Youth ~ Didn’t really need a study to point this out did we?

Respondents to the University of Birmingham(UK)poll named a number of strengths they felt were left wanting in the social media world, a world that has captivated so many: “24% said forgiveness and self-control was least present, followed by honesty (21%), fairness (20%) and humility (18%).”
Negative traits parents found to be showcased via social media were anger, hostility, arrogance, ignorance, bad judgment, and hatred.

 
When rulers despise the ruled ~ More and more people are waking up to the widening gulf between the Western ruling class and emerging serf class (we-the-sheeple) ~

Global elites, Peggy Noonan notes, no longer seem to care about their countrymen. They’ve cashed out into a separate world, where consequences don’t apply to them, and where loyalty to other members of the global elite outweighs such petty concerns as patriotism or loyalty to one’s fellow-citizens […]
 
If the rulers feel neither loyalty nor empathy toward the ruled, the ruled can be expected to return the favor. The results, unless the rulers change their ways in a hurry, are unlikely to be pretty.

 
Reader survey: 65% would vote for Trump; 6% for Gary Johnson; 5% for Clinton; 11% will sit it out (Only 20% supported Trump during the nomination process) ~ This is from MercatorNet (traditional Judeo-Christian values/ethics). At this point I’m still holding out for a candidate-to-be-named-later. Delusional? No doubt.
 
Still, you never know…
The Book of Proverbs and a Winning Strategy for Candidate Trump ~ Excellent advice for The Donald! Is he humble enough to accept it? ~

“Whoever is slow to anger has great understanding, but he who has a hasty temper exalts folly.” (Prov. 14:29)

 

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Americans are so much better than Barack Obama

Even though the country is in serious decline, the average American is still far more decent than the president believes (hopes?) we are. The man can’t be bothered to show up in flood-ravaged Louisiana – although he didn’t wast any time trashing his predecessor for not getting to the gulf coast fast enough in the wake of Katrina – but he can take the time to admonish the locals not to discriminate ~
 
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In a 16-page guidance issued Tuesday, the Obama administration, led by the Justice Department, warned Louisiana recipients of federal disaster assistance against engaging in “unlawful discrimination on the basis of race, color, or national origin (including limited English proficiency).”
 
The guidance’s frameworks “highlight the importance of complying with nondiscrimination requirements of civil rights statutes, addressing the needs of the whole community, and ensuring equal opportunity to access recovery efforts.”

 
Are you kidding me?!
 
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How much longer will he insult the character and good will of the vast majority of the American people? President Obama is a national disgrace!

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Founding Wisdom [Flouted by the Foolish]

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“History by apprising [citizens] of the past will enable them to judge of the future; it will avail them of the experience of other times and other nations; it will qualify them as judges of the actions and designs of men; it will enable them to know ambition under every disguise it may assume; and knowing it, to defeat its views.” ~ Thomas Jefferson
 
 
Our founding fathers were all steeped in history, both recent and ancient. In seeking to establish the best possible form of representative government they referred to both the successes and failures of past civilizations.
 
Unfortunately, just as the founders feared, freedom is always one generation away from being lost. For the past few decades the progressives in charge of our government school system have refused to teach factual, unadulterated history. As a result, the majority of the electorate are now ignorant, complacent and compliant; ripe for tyranny.

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Right to happiness?

These days secular progressives seem to be forever touting new “rights” that we-the-people have magically acquired – strangely enough – after millennia of human existence. I mean just think of all the great things we’re suddenly entitled to: abortion rights, “fair” wage rights, bathroom rights, freedom from religion rights – oh, and rights to lots of free stuff; food, housing, healthcare, college…
 
In a way this seemingly endless list of privileges began with the unfortunate perversion of one of the unalienable rights named in the Declaration of Independence. “Pursuit” has been deliberately erased from the the phrase “pursuit of happiness,” resulting in a whole lot of self-centered pursuing of consequence-free happiness.

 
Many years ago C.S.Lewis exposed that silly “right to happiness” as the justification for selfish – frequently amoral – behaviors that it really is ~

 

 

Lewis delivered this lecture back in 1963, before the Sexual Revolution really went into overdrive later in that decade. Today’s social wreckage (broken marriages, broken families, broken lives) – the fruits of that revolution – bears witness to his wisdom and prescience.

 
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Related:
Feminism, Floozies and a Fluke

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Obama takes a vacation from reality

Neither wildfires, nor anarchy, nor historic floods, can deter Barack Hussein Obama from his appointed R & R with the privileged class on Martha’s Vineyard…
 
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But a fundraiser for Hillary? That he’s up for. From Charlie Spiering at Breitbart ~

President Barack Obama emerged from his Martha’s Vineyard vacation for a fundraiser, but he didn’t mention any of the devastating events currently affecting the United States.
 
In Milwaukee, six businesses were set on fire, four officers were injured, shots were fired, and police cars were damaged after a black police officer shot a convicted black criminal who refused to drop a stolen handgun.
 
In Louisiana, flooding has damaged thousands of homes forcing more than 20,000 rescues after some parts of the state have suffered from over 30 inches of rain. The death toll from the floods is currently at seven eleven.
 
“Michelle is very strict about me actually taking a vacation when I get a vacation,” Obama said during his speech at a Martha’s Vineyard fundraiser for Hillary Clinton. “She gave me a special dispensation for this evening because she understands, just as all of you understand, how important this is.”

 
Never mind that your fellow Americans are running from fires and floods, or that our cities are turning into combat zones thanks to the war on police that you helped launch… instead it’s critically important that you help elect a fellow Marxist as your successor to ensure the total destruction of America.
 
Further embracing his delusions…

Obama painted a rosy picture of life under his presidency, specifically citing economic statistics.
“There’s a lot of good news out there,” he said.

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Any good news out there has nothing to do with you – it’s in spite of you!

Here’s some ➡ A calm voice in Milwaukee’s storm; David A. Clarke, Milwaukee County sheriff is a clear-thinking leader and a courageous man of integrity, firmly planted in reality ~

 

 

“Stop trying to fix the police, Fix the ghetto.” ~ Sheriff David Clarke

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Related:

My favorite Democrat ~ “America’s Sheriff”

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