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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Hell is Real: Where Would You Go If You Died Today?

And now listen to a homily on hell preached by Fr. Samuel Medley in the U.K. Those who reflect and meditate on hell will probably never go there.

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One More Time: On Inviting Obama to the Al Smith Dinner

My friend Jim Fritz writes about the Al Smith dinner coming October 18th. Taken with other actions of the American bishops, it sets alarm bells ringing. Thanks for your insights, Jim.

Cardinal Dolan, Where Are You?

Cardinal Timothy Dolan has done an outstanding job leading the Catholic resistance to the HHS mandate. Archbishop of the Archdiocese of New York, president of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), an advisor to Benedict XVI, he has a well-deserved reputation as a spiritual leader. However, during the past few weeks much has been written concerning the controversy created by Cardinal Dolan’s invitation to President Obama to attend the annual Alfred E. Smith dinner. Much of what the cardinal and other bishops have written has been an attempt to justify that invitation. Much of that written by Catholic organizations and national writers has been extremely critical, depicting Cardinal Dolan as naïve or stupid or much worse.

During his administration, President Obama has done everything in his power to undermine the teachings of the Catholic Church. He is implementing programs and policies that may soon require the Church to repudiate its basic beliefs or close down all of its charitable and educational organizations. His support of the intrinsic evils of abortion and same-sex “marriage” is without precedent in any other administration.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

The Great Archangels: Michael, Raphael, and Gabriel

Today is the feast of the three archangels, the leaders of heaven's warriors. I was recently in an antique shop in Hot Springs, Arkansas and found two of these great angels in a display of religious statues. I couldn't bring them home, but I could bring home their pictures. Note the fish on the end of Raphael's chain.

How Obama Lies with the Truth

From one of my favorite blogs - Political Math.

Another Reason to Vote for Todd Akin...

He's a rescuer! Democrat Patrick Murphy in Florida running against Allen West was arrested years ago in a drunken brawl. Todd Akin was arrested for defending the right to life of babies. In my book, that's one more reason to support him. He was willing to put himself on the line to protect the weakest. Isn't that what we should expect from our "public servants?"

Akin Acknowledges Arrest

Friday, September 28, 2012

I Love Allen West - Sending Him a Donation!

The liberals hate this guy because he's a black conservative. Once conservatives have dozens of black patriots like West standing up for traditional moral values and responsible government, liberals will lose the power of their racist politics of division. 

I love Allen West and hope to see him on the presidential ballot in 2016. I wouldn't have to hold my nose to mark the ballot. As for his opponent...well, what can one say about a little boy whose entire campaign is based on character assassination who runs from debates on the issues and depends on Daddy's money? But he's sure got George Soros' support. Socialist Soros knows exactly how dangerous a solid conservative who can appeal to black voters is. Yikes! West could undermine the liberal plantation. Gosh...just suppose they pick up their pitchforks and revolt against their rich white owners? 

One of the things I love about West is that he won't play into the racial discussion. Let's face it. Liberals are pouring money into the races to defeat black conservatives like Allen West and Mia Love, but West won't play the race card by bringing it up. He sticks to the issues. GO WEST!

Ay Yi Yi! When will our Bishops Stop Undermining the Faith?

Cleveland diocese dispatches spies to undermine parishioners' faith. Why do these evil folks collect a paycheck from the Church? No wonder laity don't trust their bishops. Now the question: Is Bishop Lennon clueless which would be irresponsible or is he a wolf in sheep's clothing advocating the actions of his underlings which would be evil? Pray for our bishops, especially those leading their flocks astray.

Contraception Destroys Love: Embrace the Truth!

Contraception is one of the poisonous plants choking the life out of our culture. It is the root of abortion, and the chemical methods directly kill millions of babies at the earliest stage of life. Pope Paul VI predicted the disastrous consequences from contraception in his encyclical Humanae Vitae. His wisdom is for all people, not just Catholics. Share the video below with your family and friends. Their happiness may depend on it!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Romney's Right: Obama Supporters Are Hooked on Handouts

All it takes to buy a vote for Obama is a free cell phone. Hey, that's easy enough; the taxpayers will buy them and then Obama will use them to buy votes. One of the perks of being in office. You have access to the taxpayers pockets to fund your vote-buying.

Wow! Two Thumbs Up for This Black Bishop...

Calling for Christians and Jews to exit the Democratic party en masse because Democrats at their convention "declared war" on Christians:
 "We will not be treated like pawns in your power game!...The Ku Klux Klan did not do nearly as much to destroy black life as Planned Parenthood has done. Millions of black babies, unborn, unable to live because of the union between Planned Parenthood and the Democrat party....I am personally insulted by the comparison of being black to being homosexual....This is done for the purpose of manipulating people emotionally and getting them to buy into the acceptance of homosexuality....Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord!"
I am proud to claim this man as a fellow Virginian.

Black Babies Targeted for Abortion

Shocking Mississippi statistic: 78% of abortions kill black babies! Abortion is the eugenics tool of white supremacy. Margaret Sanger wanted "More from the fit, less from the unfit." She considered the poor, minorities, Catholics, etc. "unfit" and a target for extinction. Democrats and country-club Republicans continue her work today. Being a social conservative means defending the rights of the weakest and most vulnerable. If somebody says he's an economic conservative but a social liberal, give him the boot! We are called to serve God, not money. The reason this country is suffering economically is because we have worshiped our pocketbooks. We need to get back to basics. "America, defend life!"

No Difference between the Candidates for President?

Think again!  Faith and Freedom Coalition Voter Guide

Note that there are FIVE INTRINSIC EVILS supported by Obama and opposed by Romney:
Same-Sex Marriage
Abortion on Demand
Taxpayer-funded Abortion
Mandated Contraceptive Coverage
Opposition to Defense of Marriage Act
Practicing Catholics who decide to vote for Obama because of their "freedom of conscience," do not understand freedom or conscience. Freedom is not the license to commit evil. Conscience seeks the truth. For a Catholic to support instrinsic evils is sinful. To vote for Obama based on prudential matters (e.g., how best to solve the problem of poverty) is irresponsible. It also seems stupid to me in view of the fact that all of Obama's policies to date have increased poverty. Think about it. More people are unemployed, underemployed, on food stamps, in foreclosure, in serious debt, etc. So exactly why are you thinking of voting for Obama?

Yes, Catholics, It IS a Mortal Sin to Vote for Obama!

Bishop William Lori addressing the convention of the Knights of Columbus in August:
“The question to ask is this: Are any of the candidates of either party, or independents, standing for something that is intrinsically evil, evil no matter what the circumstances? If that’s the case, a Catholic, regardless of his party affiliation, shouldn’t be voting for such a person.”
Catholics who vote for Obama are choosing the most radically pro-abortion candidate in history. He not only approves of abortion in all circumstances; he favors the murder by neglect of newborns who survive abortion. A vote for Obama is a vote for abortion, an intrinsic evil. Anybody with half a brain knows exactly how radical Obama's position is. He has gone out of his way to support and reward Planned Parenthood, the leader of the abortion industry.

Obama appears to have no fear of God. Will Catholics follow him as their replacement Messiah?

Shouldn't Every Bishop Sound the Trumpet?

Thank you, Bishop Paprocki? Your warning is clear:
I am not telling you which party or which candidates to vote for or against, but I am saying that you need to think and pray very carefully about your vote, because a vote for a candidate who promotes actions or behaviors that are intrinsically evil and gravely sinful makes you morally complicit and places the eternal salvation of your own soul in serious jeopardy.

Bishop Paprocki: Think And Pray Very Carefully About Your Vote

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

A Great Example of Media Bias...or Media Stupidity

A priest in Belleville, IL, Fr. William Rowe, who's been fighting with his bishop for over a year was suspended by Bishop Edward Braxton in July for refusing to follow the liturgical norms. Among his abuses was ad libbing the Eucharistic prayer, a practice which can render the Mass invalid. The Vatican upheld Bishop Braxton's suspension saying the priest could apply for faculties in another diocese, but must admit he was wrong and agree to follow the liturgical requirements mandated for all priests, including bishops and cardinals.

Now let's see how the local media portrayed this.

Vatican reverses priest's suspension

Huh! How did they get that? The Vatican upheld the priest's suspension saying that he could apply for faculties in another diocese,  “when you shall have acknowledged your error and formally promise to dispose yourself to adhere to the rights and rubrics of the sacred liturgy set down by the lawful ecclesiastical authorities.” 

Really! Does that sound like the Vatican "reversed" the priest's suspension? Rowe may not celebrate Mass in Belleview and has said in the past that he has no intention of changing his ways so he won't be able to say Mass anywhere else either. On Tuesday, he reaffirmed his obstinacy and the Bishop is applying to have him removed permanently. 

High time these "protest-ant" priests are removed. The Pope and Magisterium are the ones who protect the authentic Catholic faith. Individual priests have no authority...none...nada... to monkey with the liturgy. They may not change the words of Consecration which invalidates the entire Mass and renders Communion, not the Body and Blood of Christ, but only bread and wine. Priests may not use chips and beer instead of bread and wine as the matter for Communion. They may not even substitute gluten free hosts. They may not skip parts in the Mass they don't happen to like. They may not substitute writings from Emerson or Darwin or Robert Frost for the scripture readings. 

Fr. Rowe seems proud of the fact that he's been thumbing his nose at the Church for years while he did his own thing. It's high time someone straightened him out -- both for his own soul's sake and the sake of the flock. They may not have had a valid Mass in his parish for years. Frankly, I don't understand the arrogance of a priest who considers the Mass his own stage and personal script. 

Read more here.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Voting for Abortion's Champions is a Sin

Pew Survey is Bad News for Catholics

A recent Pew Survey shows Catholics favoring Obama by 15% in the upcoming election. Jeff Mirus at Catholic Culture points out the most shocking result of the poll:
The most damning result of the poll is that Catholics who attend Mass at least weekly favor Mitt Romney by only nine percent (51 to 42). This compares with nearly a 30 point gap the other way for those who attend Mass very rarely or not at all. Why isn’t there a comparable gap against Obama by regularly practicing Catholics? This represents a colossal Catholic failure.
Absolutely! A colossal failure in teaching Catholics the faith. The only reason people sitting in the pew week after week listening to scripture readings and hearing homilies can hold this position is that they have not been taught the faith. Pabulum from the pulpit cannot form correct consciences. Most Catholics believe their feelings and opinions are "conscience" and they can legitimately follow them without sin. Far from the truth!

Conscience is an act of the intellect. It is conscience that should inform and direct feelings and opinions instead of the other way around. Conscience is the "voice of truth" that must be properly formed so it conforms to the natural law and the doctrines of the Church. A sound conscience will feel guilty when guilt is appropriate for evil acts and feel morally upright when decisions are morally sound. A person who feels no guilt over committing an atrocity is a sociopath whose conscience is dead.

There is an excellent booklet put out by Leaflet Missal Company that should be read by every Catholic before the election. It's called A Brief Catechism for Catholic Voters by Fr. Stephen Torraco. I recommend it and urge you to order and read it and share it with your Catholic and Christian friends. Friends don't let friends make decisions that send them headlong down the road to hell without trying to put the brakes on. Pray the rosary for Obama Catholics (an oxymoron) and give them the booklet. That's a recipe for soul-saving.

Bishop Loverde Ignites Controversy Over Faith Requirement

I've been delinquent in not recognizing Bishop Loverde's action to require catechists to sign an oath of fidelity. It occurred several months ago. I was waiting to see if the same requirement would be levied on the adult teaching groups such as the Continuing Christian Development Institute which is notorious for featuring well-known dissenters as teachers. Writing a letter to ask Bishop Loverde about that is on my to-do list. Please pray for him. One of the reasons the adults teaching the kids are off-base is because their instruction is. Which comes first after all...the chicken or the egg? Scrambled chicken brains = scrambled eggs.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Obama Campaign Defaces the Flag

A few days ago the image of the flag below appeared on the Obama website. It resulted in a firestorm of criticism. All I can say is what arrogance! Here's a man who thinks he is America. How many of us would would replace the stars on the flag with our personal logo? How dare Obama equate the symbol of our freedom with his cult of personality! Remember Benjamin Franklin who, at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, looked at the President's chair depicting a sun. He commented on the difficulty of telling whether an artist's depiction was a rising or setting sun. After the Convention completed its work, Franklin said he was confident it was a rising sun. After four years of Obama, I'm convinced his logo is a setting sun. If he wins re-election it will signify the sun setting on our Constitutional Republic. God help us!

Incidentally, the "Obama flag" has been removed from the Obama store website. One of the reasons is no doubt the many people who have pointed out the resemblance between it and the blood stains on the Benghazi wall. See the images below. Creepy, eh?

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Who's the Greatest?

From St. Mary's in Hot Springs, AK
Were you listening at Mass this morning? The disciples were arguing along the road about who was the greatest. They still had the idea that Jesus would be a worldly Messiah defeating the Romans and setting up His kingdom on earth. (Even after Jesus told them He had to suffer and die! They were slow learners.) The apostles were Jesus' inner circle. They saw themselves as his ministers and cabinet heads (sitting on his right and left). So they no doubt were arguing about who was going to be the chief of staff or the prime minister.

Of course Jesus knew exactly what the apostles were talking about. Don't you think He asked them what they were discussing on the road to make them feel embarrassed? They clearly were, since none of them would answer His question. And what did He do? Brought a little child and put him in their midst. "Those who wish to become great among you must become like this little child," He said.

What is a child? Little and not much in the world's eyes. Think of the little ones in our own culture. The littlest are nothing but doll objects -- to be trashed if unwanted and sought at all costs, even through immoral means, if wanted. Sad.

But, Jesus said, it can't be that way among you. The greatest must be servant to the rest. So...a great question for tonight's examination of conscience? How have I served others today? Do I really want to serve? Or do I long to be served? Do I want to be little in the world's eyes? Or do I want to receive honors?

Fr. John Hardon often said only little, humble people get into heaven. He also said one only gains humility by suffering humiliation. Are you ready for that? Are you willing to pray for that? I? Have you ever prayed the Litany of Humility?

Jesus, meek and humble of heart, make my heart like unto Thine.

Obama a World Leader? NOT!

No time to meet with world leaders at the U.N., but he has time for Whoopi Goldberg? (Obama Snubs World Leaders)

Actually, it makes perfect sense. Obama panders to the TV junkie generation. Lots of potential voters will see him and Michelle and on The View. How many will read reports about his meeting with prime ministers and presidents. I think this is the first president we've ever had who had the depth of a Michael Jackson or a contestant on American Idol. It truly is pathetic to see it and to think that this man is the leader of the free world. What a head-shaker.

Saturday, September 22, 2012

DOJ: Your Bumper Sticker May Indicate You're a Terrorist

Yes, the Department of Justice is training law enforcement to PROFILE certain folks as terrorists. "Who?" you ask. Pro-lifers, of course, and liberty lovers who don't like the U.N. Also included are those who oppose genetic engineering. (Wow! That makes me a triple terrorist!)

So let me get this straight. TSA is not allow to pull Muslim men in turbins out of line at the airport because that would be profiling. But DOJ is training state and local law enforcement to profile law-abiding citizens based on their BUMPER STICKERS! Here's one of the slides in the power point presentation. These people really are psycho!

Communist Infiltration in the Church

Did you ever read Communist Bella Dodd's memoir, School of Darkness? After becoming a Catholic, Dodd described her efforts to infiltrate the Church by putting agents in the seminaries. Those men would have reached positions of power in the 60s, the very time when collapse of the faith took hold in the "spirit of Vatican II." To understand what's happening today people need to understand history. See more about Bella Dodd and Communist infiltration of the Church.

Polish People Call on Priest Spies to Resign

Calculated Attack Brought Church Collapse

Friday, September 21, 2012

More from the Sickies at Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood’s FB Page for Teens: ‘Stop the Slut-Shaming’  Being a slut is a good thing they say!

Is it any wonder there's an epidemic of STDs among young people? Planned Parenthood fuels it, reducing our children to animals in heat.

Not only that. There's no evidence that so-called "comprehensive sex education" (The kind PP advocates and teaches.) delays teen sexual activity. (And HHS did the study that reached that conclusion!

Planned Parenhood has been in our schools for at least a generation and kids are more at risk than ever before from promiscuous sex. If they get pregnant and abort teenage girls are more likely to suffer serious complications, suicidal behavior, even death. 

Demand the government to stop funding to Planned Parenthood. They aren't the solution. They're the problem!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

A Real Life Adventure: The Mt. Carmel Youth Ranch Cattle Drive

 By Victor R. Claveau, MJ

September 14-15, 2012

Cast of Characters:

Cowboys – Professional ranch hands
Ranch Boys – Residents of the Teenage Program (12-17)
Beartooth Men – Residents of the Adult Program (18-26)
Mentors – Advisors to Teenagers

For most of the spring and summer months, a good portion of the ranch’s herd grazes in a 44,000 acre pasture high in the Beartooth Mountains of northwest Wyoming. A summer drought, once again, reduced the forage and the herd had to be brought down to the home ranch about a month early.

I had never been on a cattle drive and looked forward to the experience. Th

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Democrats Refuse Candy and Welcome Letters from Charlotte Churches

Here's a story you no doubt missed since the drive-by media didn't cover it. Christian churches were prohibited from presenting delegates with pralines and a welcome letter because their values conflict with the Democrats' ungodly platform. But Muslims who came to pray were welcomed with open arms:
According to writer, Todd Starnes, The DNC banned the churches from distributing the gift baskets to delegates because, DNC said, the congregations hold values that are contrary to the party platform. Read that carefully. 
David Benham, one of the organizers of the outreach said, “We were just trying to display Southern hospitality.” DNC officials, however, conveyed to city leaders that the Christians would not be allowed to present their gift baskets. 
Even the Charlotte Mayor’s office jumped in to tell the churches not to participate, saying that their views on women’s rights are contrary to the platform. That’s right….the same platform that booed God later.... 
The baskets did not contain a single political or pro-life message. They just wanted to give them regional candies and a welcome letter. The DNC refused to return numerous phone calls seeking comment. 
But it gets worse. When a gathering of 200 Muslims showed up to pray for the convention, the Dems welcomed them with open arms and the liberal media gave extensive national coverage
Read the entire article here and the Todd Starnes article here.

Obama just released a video trying to convince people of faith how much he values them. Yeah right...about as much as he and his rabid anti-god cronies valued the lovely gesture of hospitality from Charlotte's Christian churches. The Democrats booed God and booed the Boy Scouts who carried in the flag. Let's face it, they hate God and his laws and they hate God's followers. The HHS mandate is no accident. If Obama is reelected, persecution of Christians will increase and become more virulent. Study history. It happened in Germany and Mexico and it's happening here.  Pray for their conversion, but fight what they stand for.

Maybe There's Hope for the USCCB After All

It's a start anyway.... Good-bye and good riddance to John Carr. Hello to Jonathan J. Reyes. "Gaudeamus igitur, and chill the champagne!"

Terrific Appointment at Bishops' Conference

Guaranteed Indigestion at Al Smith Dinner

Amen to Michael Hichborn and ALL. Inviting Barack Obama "sends the wrong message" and is likely to influence Catholics to vote for him. Watch for a photo of Obama and Dolan at the dinner to appear on the front page of the New York Times, Washington Post, and every other liberal rag in the country in a few weeks. Hey, Catholics, he isn't so bad. You have Dolan's permission to laugh it up with this guy for another four years. We know that's not what Dolan wants, but perception is a big part of the story in politics. Besides, in our dumbed down culture how many people just look at the pictures?

Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Follow the Leader, i.e., the Shepherd

A few weeks ago my husband and I were in Colonial Beach and attended Sunday Mass at St. Elizabeth's. The priest, Fr. Vincent Bork, said Mass ad orientem. And, yes, that means he had his back to the people. It also means he was facing Jesus in the tabernacle and acting as a leader of the people. That makes complete sense to me.

We are called the Church Militant. What military leader goes into battle facing his troops? He doesn't. He leads. Was Moses in the desert walking backwards as he led the people toward the promised land? Of course not. If you hire a guide to lead you through a dangerous country do you want him to walk backwards?

Our priests are leaders, shepherds, and guides. There is something powerful in the image of the flock following the leader. I experienced that powerful image at St. Elizabeth's thanks to Fr. Bork. Here's the view of another priest making the case for ad orientem.

Monday, September 17, 2012

Maybe if we treated human babies like pandas....

...people wouldn't demand the right to kill them. Think of the outrage if there was a group demanding the right to kill panda cubs...or gorilla babies...or newborn eaglets. But human babies are so much trash...unless the mothers happen to want them. And yet we are the apple of God's eye "worth more than many sparrows"...or pandas...or gorillas...or eagles...or any lower life form. Thank you Lord for providing the animals to feed and delight us. Help us to be good stewards of your creation. And please, Lord, save the baby humans!

Sunday, September 16, 2012

Time Out for a Birthday...

What a week! Time out for something more cheerful than rioting Muslims who hate America.

So let's talk about imaginary murder and mayhem instead - as in classical detective stories. Because today is Columbo's birthday. Peter Falk, the New York actor from Ossining, NY who played the detective in the rumpled trenchcoat with the (often unlit) cigar clenched in his teeth would have been 85 today. As a mystery fan, I admired the low key detective who's absent-minded manner fooled so many criminals into thinking they were up against a numbskull.

So, in honor of Peter Falk, I plan to watch a Columbo episode tonight and lift a glass of something in toast to a great actor who is sorely missed by this fan. The Columbo stories were clean with no explicit sex and little, if any, on-screen violence. They were simply old fashioned fun whodunits!

I miss Peter Falk and pray he's exploring the highways of heaven in that beat up old jalopy taking his namesake along for a ride. Rest in peace, Pete.

P.S. Funny thing - Agatha Christie's birthday was yesterday. She created some of my other favorite detectives, i.e., Hercule Poirot, beautifully portrayed by another splendid actor, David Souchet, and  the consummate Miss Jane Marple played by Joan Hickson. Hickson was Agatha Christie's personal choice to play her delightful spinster from St. Mary Mead. Now there was an author who knew her characters and how they should be played. Rest in peace Dame Agatha.

Incompetents Are Running our Foreign Policy! Pray...pray...pray.

American diplomats were warned three days before the deadly attack at the Libyan embassy!   Apparently they didn't take the warning seriously.

Sudan Refuses to Allow U.S. Marines to Protect Embassy   Sudanese claim they can protect our diplomats despite protesters attacking and burning the German embassy a few days ago and raising the Islamic flag.

Al Qaeda Urges Muslim in Yemen to Kill Diplomats    "The group also said that Muslims living in the West have an extra duty to be involved in attacks on key targets."

Meanwhile, the Holy Father has spent the past few days in Lebanon calling for peace. His Angelus message today

Women Win!

And after I had our fifth and was holding her I said, "We should have at least one more." So the Bible is right about mothers forgetting the pain. I had our last three using natural methods of pain control and they were better births with quicker recovery than the first two with anesthesia and an epidural.

Saturday, September 15, 2012

Do You Still Believe in an Exception for Rape after Listening to this?

Read more here. God bless Ken and all those babies conceived in rape who were fortunate enough to escape the abortion juggernaut. And God bless their brave moms. Pray for all mothers thinking about abortion today that they will choose life for their little ones.

Stop Blaming the Movie!

Okay, I've read enough about government agencies investigating the demonized movie maker. I'm sick of Hillary Clinton apologizing for the movie. I'm sick of her yammering to the Muslim world that America had nothing to do with making the movie. "It is sickening and repulsive", etc.

Forget the movie already! Movies don't kill. And they don't make people kill. Insults against religion don't kill either. If they did Christians would be on the rampage full time.

As a Catholic I'm deeply offended that my government eagerly funds insults against my faith like Andres Serrano's "P*** Christ" showing a crucifix immersed in a jar of urine and a video with ants crawling all over a bloody crucifix. Hillary can't say the American government had nothing to do with that. And when have liberals expressed any concern over anti-Catholic films like The Last Temptation of Christ or blasphemous plays like Most Fabulous Story Ever Told portraying Mary as a lesbian and Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption which depicts Jesus as gay? Try to find a liberal criticizing an anti-Catholic art work, movie, play, photograph, music video, verbal blasphemy, etc. NEVER! They pooh-pooh the idea that Christians should be offended no matter how blasphemous the work! They call us thin-skinned and overreacting. But let someone insult the prophet? Wow! The apology machine goes into overdrive.

So Hillary...and Obama and Sebelius, we're waiting to hear your apologies, not for what someone else did, but for  what your administration is doing to Christians. Let's start with the HHS contraceptive mandate!

Hmmm...Maybe if we acted more like the "religion of peace"....

Interesting.... Obama Campaign got Big Bucks from Filmmaker


Riots Expand to Sydney

The "Religion of Peace" at work. 

Homosexuality in the Church

Nothing explains the problems in the Church more accurately than the secret homosexual network. It's the reasons so many out and out gay priests scandalize with impunity. It's the reason priests' sex abuse was covered up by gay bishops. It's the reason entire dioceses were decimated. 

And do you really think the exposure of some means the rest are gone? Dream on! The "gay" Masses continue, the silence from the pulpit about sexual morality speaks volumes, and gay advocates in the priesthood continue to be advanced. 

No Wonder They're Blaming the Idiot Who Made the Movie


The embassy was "like a cardboard building." More from the article:
Hunt told Breitbart News that the new State Department Rules of Engagement for Libya, approved and signed by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton since the 2011 fall of Khadafi's regime, severely compromised the safety and security of murdered Ambassador Stevens and all American diplomatic staff in Libya.

He also stated that the decision not to staff Benghazi with Marines was made by Secretary of State Clinton when she attached her signature to the State Department Rules of Engagement for Libya document. Breitbart News has subsequently learned that under those rules of engagement, Secretary Clinton prohibited Marines from providing security at any American diplomatic installation in Libya.
Hunt told Breitbart News that "the rules of engagement have been changing drastically over the last 10 years. . . The reason the surge in Iraq worked was we had another 40,000 soldiers and the rules of engagement were changed to allow our guys to shoot. What’s happened in Libya is the final straw of political correctness. We allowed a contractor to hire local nationals as security guards, but said they can't have bullets. This was all part of the point of not having a high profile in Libya."
According to Hunt, the debacle at the American mission in Benghazi is directly the result of Obama's new policies. "The policy of the Obama administration led to this," he said.
Think you'll see this in the mainstream media? No wonder they're scapegoating the guys who made the movie. Funny, people can ridicule Christ, stick a crucifix in urine, perform a play that portrays Jesus as homosexual...noticed any rioting Christians? But if Mohammed gets bad press, it's open season and we apologize even when they murder innocent people. Watch the administration to use this to introduce further restrictions on free speech! As for the Muslims, the devil made them do it.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Will Coptic Christians be the Next Target for Slaughter

The Arab Spring has been more like a deadly winter for the Coptic Christians in Muslim dominated states. The tyrants we were so quick to depose at least didn't wage all out war on the Christians in their countries. It seems everywhere we intervene to establish "democracy," the Christians end up being terrorized and driven out. It happened in Iraq. And it's a big threat now in Egypt. The Christians aren't the only losers, however. America is hated now more than ever. And this is what we get in return pumping billions into Islamic countries. We'd better get a new investment adviser!

Have You Seen For Greater Glory?

Don't miss it!

Violent Protests Expanding

Violent protests across Middle East target embassies, Pope visit to Lebanon

Pope Arrives in Lebanon

Pray for Pope Benedict's safety and the safety of all westerners in the increasingly violent protests by the "religion of peace."

Remember Lepanto on the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross

Why do we celebrate the Holy Cross? In ancient Rome, the cross was a symbol of shame, the instrument of capital punishment. It would be like our celebrating the exaltation of the electric chair. It sounds crazy when you think of it in that way, doesn't it? And yet, the instrument of torture and death, becomes for the Christian the reminder that Christ not only overcame death, but, in doing so, glorified the very instrument used to kill Him. Cardinal Jean Danielou, theologian and historian, reminds us of the reality of the cross we carry. It is a "feeling of being torn asunder...this inability of our heart to carry within itself simultaneously love of the most holy Trinity and love of a world alienated from the Trinity" which is "precisely the death agony" of Jesus, "an agony he calls on us to share." Yes, we are called to love a world that hates God.

This week brings specific reminders of that agonizing conflict as we reflect on the vicious hatred that resulted in the 9/11/2011 atrocity and Wednesday's murderous attack on embassies in Libya and Egypt. How does the Christian react to such evil?

Thursday, September 13, 2012

U.S. Received "Credible Reports" of Impending Embassy Attacks...

...and did nothing! 

Revealed: inside story of US envoy's assassination:
American officials believe the attack was planned, but Chris Stevens had been back in the country only a short while and the details of his visit to Benghazi, where he and his staff died, were meant to be confidential. 
The US administration is now facing a crisis in Libya.

Is This Renegade Priest Untouchable?

When Will Fr. Bob Pierson Be Disciplined?

Was Ambassador Raped and Sodomized Before Being Killed?

The story just gets uglier and uglier. The hatred for the U.S. in Muslim countries is widespread. Remember, they consider us the "great Satan." Funny they should mind since their behavior is obviously satanically inspired. But why are we giving these folks weapons to be turned against us? There is something insane about believing that Islamic countries will look like America if we just play nice, eliminate the tyrants, and force elections. What's the definition of insanity? To keep following the same failed strategy over and over and expecting to get different results.

State Department Warns Travellers

Demonstrations in Casablanca and State Department fears more.

From USA Today:
Embassies in Armenia, Burundi, Egypt, Kuwait, Sudan, Tunisia and Zambia all issued warnings on Wednesday that don't report any specific threat but note that demonstrations can become violent and advise Americans in those countries to be particularly vigilant.

And Now Yemen

Protesters Storm Embassy in Yemen

Tensions Continue to Rise in Cairo


Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Attacks on Embassies Appear to Be Coordinated with 9/11

Intelligent sources are investigating whether the attacks in Egypt and Libya were terrorist acts coordinated to commemorate the 9/11 anniversary. Read more here.

Allen West for President!

Here's a man not afraid to call a spade a spade. He calls telling the truth about political ideology his "responsibility to the American people." Go Allen!

Grooming Children for Sexual Exploitation

By Fr. Tom Collins

The HHS mandate that all insurance policies include coverage for free access to contraception,  abortion and sterilization has triggered a strong response from the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Sad to say, though, in their response to this mandate, most bishops have become so fixated on the religious liberty issues raised by this mandate, that they have overlooked a more insidious dimension of what the mandate is doing. 

Here's One Reason I Really Like Ben Stein

What Romney Should Have Said

Ambassador and Others Killed and Obama? He Does Las Vegas!

Do we have a president? What an insult to the families whose loved ones were brutally murdered yesterday. The Middle East is a cauldron bubbling over and ready to explode and all Obama can think of us is fundraising. I'm not sure we can avoid World War III at this point no matter who is elected, but we are obviously seriously endangered with the architect of the "Arab Spring" being an empty chair in the oval office.

Pat Buchanan saw where things were going a year ago and he is turning out to be prophetically right. We'd all better be on our knees praying for peace. In the Old Testament God allowed evil tyrants to attack Israel in chastisement for her sins. The sins of America make ancient Israel look pious! And doesn't it say something that the attacks on the embassies occurred on 9/11? Wake up, America. Return to God.

And now it seems that Libyan security forces betrayed the location of the ambassador to the mob. The Libyan government has issued an apology for the killings, but where were the troops to protect the diplomatic staff and embassy workers?

Attacks are "ACTS OF WAR"

Our embassies in Egypt and Libya should be closed immediately. Obviously, the safety of Americans cannot be assured. And we should immediately expel the embassies of both countries. But don't expect any firm action from the campaigner in chief. He has a full schedule of fundraising dinners to think about. Nixon's foreign policy adviser, Bruce Herschensohn called it an "act of war."

Two Embassies Attacked, an Ambassador Dead....

...and the administration apologizes to the radical Islamists! Granted, the apology came before the attacks, but so what? People criticize the Catholic Church in this country all the time. Do Catholics react by storming buildings and murdering people? Look at the blasphemous play Corpus Christi: Playing with Redemption touring the country. It portrays Christ as a homosexual. Do the performers fear for their lives from protesting Christians? These attacks demonstrate once again the reality that Islam will use any provocation to attack us and kill innocent people. Someone dares to criticize Mohammed, prepare for retaliation against anyone and everyone in the West.

What kind of idiots are running the country to apologize to these thugs? Remember, Obama supported Libya last year.  Like most Muslim countries we assist, they become more anti-Christian and anti-American. I suspect they laugh up their sleeves at our weakness. Meanwhile, we are infiltrated from within with terrorists actually training here. Watch for the president to bow and scrape to more countries that hate us. Hey, we are a bunch of colonialists who deserve everything we get from the 99 percent of the world.

Planned Parenthood Pays Their Man

With the largest ad buy in history!  How do you feel about this organization getting your tax dollars?

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Democrats Use Blacks as "Pawns" Says Black Pastor

"If Democrats truly have the interests of the black community at heart, and if African Americans consistently vote the Democratic ticket why are we in such bad shape?”  

 Rev. Bill Owens, president of the Coalition of African American Pastors
Read more here.

Planned Parenthood Kills Women

The autopsy report cited facts which point to Planned Parenthood's negligence which resulted in this woman's death. They perforated her uterus and ignored symptoms of problems for about five hours before she was transferred to the hospital. And tell me again why taxpayers are forced to finance this killing operation? It's not just about murdering "unwanted" unborn babies; they kill moms as well. Stop Planned Parenthood! And please pray for the repose of the soul of Tonya Reaves, a single mom of a one-year-old son, left motherless thanks to Planned Parenthood, the largest killing industry in the world. For basic facts about PP go here.

The Sign of Hope at Ground Zero

No matter how dark the hour, Jesus is always present. The cross was the sign of hope for the Israelites in the desert who were bitten by the serpents. It was the sign of hope for the early Christians. It is the sign Catholics make with holy water as they enter a church. It was the sign of hope left at ground zero on September 11, 2001.

The evil one wants us to "despair and die." But Christ wants us to repent and live. Let's pray today for the courage to persevere with hope and determination. Life has always involved battling evil. I saw For Greater Glory last night depicting the devastating persecution and attack on the Church in Mexico during the 1920s under President Plutarco Calles. The struggle of the Cristeros was the same battle against godless politicians that fills our history books: England after Henry VIII with the underground Church in hiding, the uprising of the Catholics in the Vendée during the French revolution, the persecutions in Russia, Japan, China and now in Muslim countries aided and abetted by the U.S. government. And yet we hope...not in politicians...but in Christ the king.

Viva Cristo Rey, Vive le Christ-Roi, Long live Christ the King!

Monday, September 10, 2012

POLST: One More Tool in the Euthanasia Death Kit

It's not just the living will any more. How many ways can you kill a patient by neglect?

POLST, Conscience, and Cardinal Von Galen

Will the New Black Panthers Intimidate Voters in 2012?


How many urban voters will have to walk the gauntlet to vote on election day? Would you feel intimidated if you walked up to the entrance of the polls and saw two big guys (white or black) dressed in paramilitary uniforms smacking nightsticks against their hands? I'm not easily intimidated, but I think I would -- especially if I was wearing a campaign button. Would you be willing to take campaign literature from folks outside, especially if you knew who the tough guys were supporting? In 2008 charges of intimidation were dropped by the Justice Department against the Black Panthers. However, insiders at Justice testified to the Human Rights Commission that they were told no charges should be brought against blacks when white victims were involved. Here's an excerpt from the article above:

Pray for Abortionists and Their "Clinic" Comrades...

They know what they're doing.

"Clinic workers may say they support a woman's right to choose, but they will also say that they do not want to see tiny hands and feet....There is a great difference between the intellectual support of a woman's right to choose and the actual participation in the carnage of abortion. Because seeing body parts bothers the workers."

Judith Fetrow, former clinic worker from San Francisco
Meet the Abortion Providers III (taped conference)
Chicago, April 3, 1993

Sunday, September 9, 2012

Brown Bag "Pornographic" Cosmopolitan Says Hearst Heiress

Victoria Hearst says her family's Cosmopolitan magazine 'pornographic,' joins campaign to get it brown bagged

And don't sell it to minors!:
Pick up the latest issue, with teen idol and star of ABC Family’s “Pretty Little Liars” Lucy Hale on the cover, and you’ll see everything from “25 Sex Moves He Secretly Wishes You’d Try” to “The Naughty Orgasm Trick Couples Love.” An earlier edition, with Ashley Greene as cover girl, offers readers “52 Sex Tips” and information about what to do “when your vagina acts weird after sex.”
Hearst says Cosmo targets teens with the graphics, color choices, sland and young models as cover stars. Publishers who go after youngsters deserve the biblical millstone and a very deep lake. I've been complaining to managers, putting that magazine behind others on the rack or turning it backwards for years (when I wasn't sticking it under bags of dogfood). Wrapping it up in brown paper isn't as good as the publishers wrapping it up for good, but it's better than nothing. Complain to a store manager this week about Cosmo and ask for it to be wrapped!

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Happy Birthday, Blessed Mother!

NFP: It's About Planning to Have Families

Earlier today, I read a blog entry about Human Life International and did a double take at a comment accusing Fr. Paul Marx, HLI founder, of "supporting birth control." Reading on, I realized the individual was talking about natural family planning (NFP) which he obviously considered immoral and one more item in the Planned Parenthood inventory. As a long-time NFP teacher, I couldn't disagree more.

NFP is all about being open to life and planning to have families.

Friday, September 7, 2012

Thank God There's Something to Laugh About!

You just gotta be grateful for Joe Biden. He gives us something to laugh about. Did you hear about him saying his dad "respected Obama"...well..."would've respected Obama." I guess he was trying to channel his dad.

Is Anyone Surprised that the Nun on the Bus Supports Obama?

Simone Campbell, the chief nun on the bus, showed up at the Democrats convention to shill for the most rabid abortion proponent ever to sit in the oval office. While the Catholic Church teaches that abortion is unequivocally and always wrong, Sr. Simone doesn't know "if abortion should be illegal." But she sure knows that government handouts are the solution to all our problems. Not too surprising. Campbell heads up NETWORK which has a long history of supporting liberalism and working to elect liberal politicians. NETWORK cares more about the wetlands than babies growing in the internal wetland of the womb.

Campbell also misrepresented the Catholic bishops when she said they condmned the Ryan budget. The bishops did no such thing. A committee of the bishops' bureaucracy which is known for its partisan politics went after Ryan. No surprise. It's common knowledge that many USCCB committees list left. That's why so many orthodox Catholics would like to see it shut down. Several bishops have taken issue with the attack on Ryan calling accusations like Campbell's "calumny."

Campbell's tale of sob stories got big cheers from convention delegates, but she didn't explain what will happen to those poor people when the country collapses in economic insolvency. She didn't mention the astronomical increase in the national debt which obligates every household and future generations, endangering the American dream for our grandkids. Obama's "spending spree" enslaves future generations because the money to pay for today's handouts is borrowed and taxpayers are responsible for paying it back tomorrow. Consider that the costs of Obamacare aren't even included yet. Just wait until those new taxes and obligations are implemented!

A friend of mine who's a full time RVer says he's seen the impact of our economic downturn all over the country in closed storefronts, disappearing malls, and ghost towns. Every consumer is experiencing the cost increase in food and gas prices. Increasing tax rates on goods and services impacts everybody. And when businesses are taxed they pass those increased expenses on to their customers. Spiking gas prices hurt the non urban poor more than anybody. And how is robbing Medicare going to help the elderly just when more and more boomers are reaching the magic age? Less money means rationing; that's simply an economic reality.

There are many self-sacrificing sisters serving the poor. Simone Campbell is not one of them. Keep that in mind as you listen to her. She is a lobbyist. What do lobbyists do? Whatever is necessary to get their hands into the taxpayers' pockets. That pocket, however, is getting pretty thin.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

It'll be a Miracle if the Country Survives!

Michelle's Fairy Tale of Fabrication


Barack and Michelle have lived lives of privilege and affluence. But it sure makes nice virtual reality viewing. And what a touch -- getting his coffee table from a dumpster. LOL! Great performance, Michelle!

Whose a Grownup? Mia Love or Sandra Fluke?

Sandra Fluke is a pathetic piece of work. She makes hysterical, false, and defamatory statements about Paul Ryan:

Sandra Fluke: Paul Ryan 'Would Allow Pregnant Women to Die in Our Emergency Rooms'

And then she whines - again - about mean ole Rush Limbaugh and how Romney didn't rise to her defense against "hateful slurs." (Hey, Sandra, you're a feminist. Feminism killed chivalry and denigrated men's respect for women and now you want knights in white armor? Please!)

But let's set the record straight. Fluke can make all the "hateful slurs" she likes against anyone who disagrees with her, but if (horrors!) someone criticizes her promiscuous lifestyle (which she wants funded by the taxpayer) she expects people to rise and defend her honor. Sorry, Sandra, you have none. In fact, there's no evidence you have any self-respect. Announcing to the world that you fornicate and then demanding others to pay for your right to do it without consequences is cheap and exploitive. Why should some grandmother living in a trailer or my children who are raising families be taxed so you can get free birth control pills while you travel the world with your rich boyfriend? Why isn't he paying for it anyway? You're his sex object after all; shouldn't he pay for his toys?
Grow up, Sandra. At your age being a whining crybaby is pathetic.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Dems Put God Back in Platform Amidst Boos

It needed a two thirds majority and if you listen carefully it's clear they didn't get it, but this was damage control time so "in the opinion of the chair the ayes have it." Now isn't God lucky? They make flouting His laws part of their platform, but pay lip service to keep people of faith fooled. What a bunch of hypocrites!

Democrats Add God Back to the Platform 

Confusion in the Church Contributes to Confusion in the Culture

This morning I was having a "stop the world I want to get off moment." Watching the Democratic convention can certainly do that to you. There's something downright diabolical about the whole thing: the worship of Obama including the statue made of salt (oops...sand), the sale of items that make Obama out to be a "prophecy fulfilled" and compare him to Jesus, the removal of God from the platform, the celebration of child-killing and sodomy. And then there is the upcoming head shaker of Cardinal Dolan scheduled to give the closing prayer. Wow!

Guns Save Lives!

Who Needs a War on Women When Women Think of Themselves This Way

Do Democrats ever grow up and act like adults instead of horny college students? Maybe the women wearing these buttons hope Bill will hit on them.

It's no wonder they have no respect for the unborn; they have no respect for themselves! Pray for these poor deluded women who are stuck in permanent adolescence.

Democrat Women Let Out Their Inner Sluts

"White liberals who have been posing as our friends....

....have failed us!...You're chumps, political chumps!"   Malcolm X

Check out Kevin Johnson at The Black Sphere.

Thomas Sowell Has Obama Pegged

I love Thomas Sowell. Here's a taste from the article:
Obama was already doctrinaire at a very early age — and ill-informed or misinformed on both history and economics. 
His statement in Dreams from MyFather about how white men went to Africa to “drag away the conquered in chains” betrays his ignorance of African history. 
The era of the Atlantic slave trade and the era of European conquests across the continent of Africa were different eras. During the era of the Atlantic slave trade, most of Africa was ruled by Africans, who sold some of their slaves to white men. 
European conquests in Africa had to wait until Europeans found some way to survive lethal African diseases, to which they lacked resistance. Only after medical science learned to deal with these diseases could the era of European conquests spread across sub-Saharan Africa. But the Atlantic slave trade was over by then. 
There was no reason why Barack Obama had to know this. But there was also no reason for him to be shooting off his mouth without knowing what he was talking about.... 
Barack Obama is one of those people who are often wrong but never in doubt. When he burst upon the national political scene as a presidential candidate in 2008, even some conservatives were impressed by his confidence. 
But confident ignorance is one of the most dangerous qualities in a leader of a nation. If he has the rhetorical skills to inspire others to have the same confidence in him, then you have the ingredients for national disaster.
Exactly! Especially when it's combined with arrogance and deliberate deceit. So here we are four years later with the doctrinaire deceiver continuing to sell his snake oil. God help us all if he wins a second term where, in the words of Spike Lee, he can "do whatever he wants."

Truth Trucks Roll in Charlotte

No, We Don't All Belong to Government!

Talk about an evil message. The very first statement on this video is a lie. "We are committed to all people," the voice says. Presuming that the "we" is the national Democratic establishment, they most certainly are NOT! They are NOT committed to the unborn. They advocate open season on killing them. They are NOT committed to Christians' right to freedom of religion. They ARE actively hostile to Christians and will force us to cooperate with their evil agenda while working for legislation that defines our beliefs as hate speech. They are NOT committed to those who believe in the Constitution; they are actively working to overthrow it. And that's only the first line. The Democrats' platform shows exactly how great a lie this claim to be committed to "all people" is!

And then there's the second statement. "We do believe you can use government in a good way." What exactly does that mean? For Democrats it means using government to coerce those with whom you disagree by stacking the courts with liberals who will legislate from the bench. That's exactly how we got abortion on demand and legalization of sodomy, both of which most of the country opposed. And that same strategy will likely give us same sex pretend "marriage" as well. Liberals use government all right, the same way socialist and totalitarian governments have used it for centuries -- to take over private businesses, shut down freedom of speech and religion, and turn the people into slaves of the state.

The next statement says, "We're together as part of our city or our county or our state and our nation." No we're not, at least not in the way implied as if we are all marching in lockstep togetherness. The local and state levels are where we express our DIFFERENCES and duke it out to see what philosophy of government will prevail, one based on the Judeo-Christian ethic or one based on secular moral relativism. There is little togetherness possible between those two worldviews.

Frankly, I find this talk of false togetherness eerie. It reminds me of the Nazi policy of Gleichschaltung which twisted language for the purpose of manipulation and confusion. The literal meaning is to switch onto the same track and the Nazis went about doing that with a vengeance forcing the nazification of all areas of German life. For example, all youth groups were brought together in the Hitler youth and other youth groups, like those run by the Catholic church were ultimately banned. Anyone who resisted the government "togetherness" was an enemy of the state. 

Don't ever be confused that government is your friend and is "committed to all people." The best government leaves people alone except for the bare minimum necessary. And, as the Founders believed, it must be constantly watched and sometimes resisted. Read the Constitution. There are very few legitimate roles for the federal government. Most issues are reserved to the state and the people. But that's not what liberals believe. They want to control our lives from cradle to grave. We need to be always ready to fight liberalism and defend freedom. 

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

What if you held a rally and nobody came?

Ask Planned Parenthood -- they built a stage and had the sound system ready for the throngs attending the DNC. Alas! Only a handful showed up. So what do you do? Make it look like a crowd, of course! Liberals have that act down pat. Just ask the media who cover the March for Life every year and make the opposition's few look like the hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers. 

The Illusion

The Reality!

And What Has Changed in the Past Four Years?

Hmmm...back to 2008 for the "forward" campaign. Just give him forty (oops four) more years and he'll get you that change he promised. And we should believe that because...? (Hey, he's made a lot of changes -- it's Bush's fault they all hurt the country!)

Have you seen Spike Lee's interview with Piers Morgan saying we should reelect Obama so he can do "whatever he wants" in his second term? Is that what being president of the U.S. means? Hey, bring on Henry VIII, George III, Napoleon, Lenin, Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini, Mao, Fidel.... They all did "whatever" they wanted because they were laws unto themselves. Is that what we want?

And have you noticed we had record high gas prices for Labor Day weekend? Thanks, Mr. President, for spending billions to help Brazil drill and banning drilling here.

The Democrats are not only Godless, They're Crazy!

Can the Democrats really believe that removing God from their platform will win them votes? Good grief, most people in the U.S., regardless of their religion, are people of faith. So how can this help them? Frankly, I think it demonstrates the principle that sin makes you stupid, and there's no doubt at all that the Democratic party officially sanctions grave sins. In fact, their platform champions two of the four sins that cry to heaven for vengeance - sodomy and murder of the innocent. (The other two are oppressing the poor and defrauding the worker of his wages. We can argue about those as well in view of liberal policies that hurt the poor and increase unemployment.)

But, really, I'm shocked by the fact that the Democrats are doing this because obviously they want to win. So why would they risk alienating millions of God-fearing people? Not only that, why would they make celebrating abortion a centerpiece of their convention? CNN polls show that most Americans oppose abortion in most cases - 62% in fact. Twenty-four percent of women want abortion made illegal in ALL circumstances. Even the young oppose abortion. (No surprise because pro-lifers are the ones having babies and their grandchildren are about to reach voting age! Our oldest grandchild turns 18 next year and she's in the vanguard of our pro-life family juggernaut!) Of those between the ages of 18 and 34, 59% want abortion illegal in most situations only excepting the hard cases (rape, incest, and life of the mother) which constitute fewer than 2% of abortions. That means most Americans want to eliminate 98% of the abortions in this country. Someday it will be 100!

So as the country becomes more pro-life, the Democrats become more hardline in making abortion a liberal sacrament. Their lineup of rabid pro-aborts is staggering. Are they nuts? Or do they figure they will win no matter what? Do they know something we don't know? Are the people who say Obama has a strategy to win "at all costs" right?

One thing's for sure -- they've built their idol. Pathetic, isn't it? Pray and work for pro-life candidates. Todd Akin is one. Have you sent him a donation?

Comic Legend Cheers Clint Eastwood Performance at RNC

I think Clint Eastwood's performance at the RNC was hilarious, despite being a little vulgar. The use of an empty chair was brilliant. Let's face it, the oval office has had an empty chair since the man was elected. Between Obama's non-stop campaigning and fund-raising and his busy vacation schedule, he's hardly spent any time in the oval office working for the people. Nevertheless, he's been very successful at undermining the country 1) by his use of executive orders to usurp the legislative role of Congress and 2) his appointment of "czars" to cabinet level positions usurping the role of the Senate's constitutional right to advise and consent. I have no doubt that this president has committed more impeachable offenses than any president in history. But politicians are skittish to criticize the first black president because the media instantly labels them as racists. The use of the empty chair could also be seen as addressing a man in the dock. He's been tried and found wanting as Eastwood made so perfectly clear. When a man isn't doing the job, it's time to "let him go."

The liberal pundits went into overdrive to label Eastwood's unscripted comedy routine "weird" and paint him as suffering from "dementia." But a comic legend saw his act a little differently and I thought his remarks were interesting and on target. Eastwood sounded as "demented" as George Burns with the same sense of perfect timing. And that is what comedy is all about. Here's a snippet of what Jackie Mason said and you can listen to the rest on the youtube audio below:
“Clint Eastwood was trying to do one thing. He was trying to do a comedy routine and it was a brilliantly conceiv[ed] comedy routine. And he purposely put on an act of being a little frazzled, of being a little old, to make it sound like he wasn’t being intentionally abusive or directly attacking anybody.”
Mason said that Eastwood intentionally tried to convey the “meanderings of an older person who happens to be saying these things.”
“And this was so artfully, perfectly conceived,” Mason added. “[Eastwood] hit the nail exactly on the head and he made a total idiot out of Barack Obama.”

How Many Voters Think?

I was out to breakfast this morning with my brother and sister-in-law. We were talking about the sorry state of the country and the fact that so many people seem to be clueless about our nation's past and the devastating impact of liberalism. Lyndon Johnson's war on poverty through the Great Society policies of the 60s, for example, was never about eliminating poverty. It was all about increasing dependency on government to secure votes for Johnson by handing out goodies. And it was incredibly successful... at creating dependence and increasing poverty. Johnson's welfare policies destroyed the black family by driving men out of the home and setting up teenage mothers in households with a Big Government Daddy. And Johnson knew that's what would happen because adviser Pat Moynihan told him so! Let's hope enough voters have the common sense to realize that liberals want to keep them on the liberal plantation, either as welfare slaves or wage slaves.

The Local Militia at Work

I Just Love Those Soldiers of Christ

The public schools today will hyperventilate if students dare to wear t-shirts with a pro-life or Bible quote. They'll make students remove shirts or turn them inside out. Teachers censor kindergarten drawings if little ones dare to depict Jesus. Want to sing a song at the school talent show that has "too much Jesus" in it? Forget it! But post the quote of a secular humanist that makes man his own god, and it passes muster without a comment.

Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the earliest proselytizers of secular humanism (defined as a religion by the Supreme Court) and a founder of the philosophical beliefs of transcendentalism. He was essentially a pantheist who saw all of nature as part of God. He summarized transcendentalism saying, “From the earth, as a shore, I look out into that silent sea. I seem to partake its rapid transformations: the active enchantment reaches my dust, and I dilate and conspire with the morning wind.” So for Emerson the sea, the wind, the dust, and I are all one and all "sacred" ultimately determined by my own "[sacred] mind." But should a public school that bans quotes from Jesus and the saints not practice the same restraint with new age "saints." The reader who shared this letter and photo thinks so. Do you agree?
September 2, 2012
Principal Teresa Johnson
Chantilly High School
4201 Stringfellow Road
Chantilly VA 20151

Dear Principal Johnson,

Driving past Chantilly High School recently, I was deeply shocked and offended by what I read on the marquee.

The word “sacred” is a religious term for that which is holy, or associated with the divine.
1. devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose; consecrated.
2. entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy.
3. pertaining to or connected with religion (opposed to secular or profane): sacred music; sacred books.

Believe it or not, there are some “extremists” out there who believe that God alone is holy, that that which is sacred is “set apart” (Latin: sanctum) and consecrated to Him.

I humbly count myself among them.

It is entirely inappropriate for a government-run public school to take a prominent public position proclaiming that only you are holy or sacred, in the “integrity” of your mind. That is a direct assault on those who hold other religious views, and openly disparages their views. Given the religious nature of Emerson’s “transcendentalism”, it is in fact advocating an “establishment of religion”, prohibited by the Constitution.

It flagrantly violates Fairfax County School Board Policy 1460.2:

Fairfax County Public Schools, as an agency of the government, shall be neutral with respect to religious beliefs and also shall not engage in any activity that either disparages or advocates religion.

The only potential counterarguments are (1) it doesn’t mean it, (2) we don’t mean it, or (3) we didn’t do it: 
1. “Sacred” is meant in a secular context. The structure of the statement clearly is framed to exclude any other meaning: Nothing else is sacred.

2. We don’t necessarily agree with the statement; we are just citing it. Then try in the coming weeks posting declarations from the Bible (“I AM the Lord thy God. Thou shall have no other gods before Me”) or the Koran (“rocks and trees will say: ‘O Muslim, O slave of Allah! There is a Jew behind me, come and kill him!”), and how far do you expect the “not necessarily the views of the school system” argument would go.

3. The students put it there. If the students posted either of the above quotes, that wouldn’t relieve the school from responsibility for the posting.

I demand that this offensive marquee statement be removed, and an apology issued to the community for this blatant attempt at government brainwashing with a new age humanist religion.


Keith McCready

Fairfax County School Board
8115 Gatehouse Road, Suite 5400
Falls Church, VA 22042

Elizabeth Schultz
Springfield District Representative

How Many Dead People Vote?

Think of the potential for voter fraud across the entire country. Millions of dead are still on voter registration records. So who's protecting the integrity of the vote?

30,000 Dead in North Carolina Registered to Vote

NASA: What an Incredible Organization!

And this is the federal agency Obama wants to turn into a Muslims' relations group.

Monday, September 3, 2012

The Church Militant Takes the Sidewalk in Charlotte

From the Charlotte Coalition for Life via my friend Mary Pat. Praise God for the lovely story celebrating life:
Dear Charlotte pro-lifers: 
Thank you to all who came out for the Friday night prayer vigil in front of Time Warner Cable (TWC) arena and the Saturday prayer vigil at planned parenthood! All will attest, we are sure, that they were powerful, emotional and filled with the Holy Spirit! See below for some articles that give some pictures.

There were a group of 8 - 10 pro-abort hecklers, which the articles describe. They were quite loud on Friday night, trying to drown out our prayers, etc. On Saturday, the same group came to pp, this time standing away from us down the street, being quiet for the most part, holding their signs facing traffic (but read about the flower incident with them below).

The 3300 flowers, representing the number of babies aborted everyday in America, turned out to play major roles in both events, being laid in long rows on the sidewalk in front of TWC arena on Friday night, and then on the grass next to Albemarle Rd., in front of pp on Saturday morning. It was very stirring to have them there. Little story: one young man,on Friday night, who had been at the bus terminal across the street, came over to one of us and asked if he could take a flower to give to his girlfriend to thank her for choosing life for his son, who is due to be born in six weeks. She had wanted to abort him. He did not. She eventually chose life. Praise God! On Saturday, at the end of the vigil, we decided to leave the flowers in front of pp. A policewoman said it was ok, as flowers are not considered to be trash. When just a handful of our group was still there, the pro-aborts started kicking the flowers into the busy Albemarle traffic. Our group quickly picked up all of the remaining flowers, while telling them that they are not going to allow them to defile the flowers that way. The flowers were taken to their final resting place at Gaston Memorial Cemetery. The flowers had had quite an adventure and hopefully played a role in changing at least some hearts to the culture of life.
For Catholic News Herald coverage and more photos of the event go here. For the eyewitness account of 11-year-old Zoe Griffin shown in the photo above go here.