IS AMERICA LOST???


Let me apologize for using an upside down American flag in this post. That is a symbol of distress and should only be used in the most dire of circumstances. I mean it as no disrespect for the flag nor do I mean it as an abandonment of hope.

I could approach the question, “Is America Lost,” from numerous ideological positions, but I am referring to the Constitutional Free Representative Government that constitutes the Republic for which we stand.  The erosion of our liberties, freedoms, and the shift of much of the populace toward a Socialistic mentality is real.  It is not new, but it has increased exponentially and the process toward transformation is moving too rapidly for comfort for this veteran patriot. 

The Democrats, those following the toxic agenda of the Liberalism, and the spineless Republicans are demonstrating the intent to totally erase any memory of Donald John Trump and the MAGA movement that aligned itself with him and his agenda.  This move to erase from American history everything Trump or his America First Agenda has spanned much of the political, academic, and entertainment world. 

Recently there were more than 250 authors, editors, agents, professors, and other individuals in the American literary community who signed an ‘open letter’ opposing any publisher who signed a book deal with President Trump or any member of his administration.  That is beyond censorship, it is a tyrannical attempt to punish political enemies and destroy their lives.  It is a visible demonstration of the view and demand, “Comply or Die!”  That is a position taken by despots in history and is now prevalent in America.  That, among other incidents, is the reason for my question, “Is America Lost?”

A Congressman from my home state, announced that he was prepared to introduce legislation to prevent any federal buildings or property from being named after President Trump.  Who was that Congressman?  He is Texas Democrat Joaquin Castro.  His views and those of the Toxic Left are following the path of tyrants and use the January 6, 2021 incident to insist that Trump is worse than any despot in world history and maybe worse than Lucifer himself. 

The infamous Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has touted the idea that she and her allies are the rightful arbiters of what any American will be allowed to access.  They believe they have the right and moral duty to control what we think and say.  Those demigods believe they are God.  They are not!  She said, “We have to figure out how we rein in our media environment so that you can’t just spew disinformation and misinformation.  It’s one thing to have differing opinions, but it’s another thing entirely to just say things that are false.  And so that’s something that we’re looking into.”  Hey, I agree but it is largely your side that is spewing out misinformation and disinformation. 

I hope you remember and fact-check me that in 2019 she told Anderson Cooper on 60 Minutes that she was less worried about making a factual statement and more focused on prioritizing morality.  What?  Wouldn’t a moral position desire to be factual and truthful?  I guess that depends on your definition of ‘moral’.  Maybe they learned that from Bill Clinton, and we are still attempting to define “if.”  We are watching the lessons taught by Josef Goebbels and Saul Ayers demonstrated by the Leftists.  Thus, my question, “Is America Lost?”

The calls to “deprogram” people who supported Trump is not an idle threat.  They are serious and if they thought they could round us up and place us in reeducation camps today, it would be transpiring.  If they believed they could effectually confiscate our firearms without a full-blown revolution, they would.  If they believed they could implement the United Nations Agenda 21 and Sustainable Development Initiative, they would.  America, we are in a very serious and dangerous time and millions are oblivious to the dangers.  Ignorance of history and the absence of personal responsibility has brought us to a dangerous place.  The diminishing of the importance of Faith and Family has weakened us dramatically.

We have lost freedom of speech on college campuses, in the workplace, on Social Media, and other venues.  Some universities, such as Harvard, are threatening to revoke the degrees of those who supported Trump or the conservative agenda.  We need to be aware of history and recent events in Communist China where the Chinese Communist Party CCP has issued rules that prohibit people from criticizing superiors in public.  Imagine how much good criticizing them in private will do.  Dare we remember that Joe Biden said that the Chinese communist were not bad folks.  Imagine that!  Trump was vilified for any remarks on bad people coming from Mexico, but Biden is the savior of the planet and ‘our democracy’.

The Left has an incredible predilection for Soviet-style authoritarian governance.  I suggest that you get and read Arthur Koestler’s 1941 novel, Darkness at Noon.  He details much of the disaster of Stalin’s governance.  Let me give you a quote that relates the grim tale of one of Stalin’s operatives being sacrificed on the altar of ‘unity’.  The quote: “The line proposed by the party leadership was clearly defined and utterly consistent. Its tactics were determined by the principle that the ends justify the means — all means without exception. In the spirit of this principle, the prosecutor will demand your head, Citizen Rubashov. The arguments put forth will of course be different. But in the background of this fairground performance, as you call it, you will know just as well as the prosecutor what is at stake — the restoration of party unity.”

Biden repeats the word ‘unity’ frequently, then takes actions that preclude that as a possibility or a desire.  The Democratic Party has continuously moved in the direction of Stalinism and authoritarianism.  In today’s America, anyone under the age of 50 has been indoctrinated by the leftism deeply rooted in our educational system.  We have the tenured radicals of the 1960s taking over academia and anti-Americanism is rampant as they rabidly spew forth their rhetoric and ideological beliefs. 

I predict that many who voted for Joe Biden will regret their decision sooner rather than later.  They may never admit it, but they will rue the day they cast their ballot out of hatred from Donald Trump and allowed the dark horse of destruction to arise in America.  Biden and the Democrats have weaponized COVID-19 and will not relinquish their stranglehold on America and American business.  No matter the source of COVID it has imprisoned millions of Americans and much of the world.  It has proven an effective tool of the diabolical to gain total control and infringe upon our inalienable rights. 

Whoever was responsible for the eviction of National Guard troops from the Capitol and relegating them to a parking garage acted in a way prohibited by the Geneva Convention for prisoners of war.  They were placed in a facility with no beds, no heat, and no bathrooms.  That is cruel and inhumane but reflective of how the Left views our men and women in uniform. 

Unity is the buzzword of the Left but much like Stalin’s insistence that he was seeking unity we are and will realize that the ‘unity’ they offer is not commonality but compliance.  It is not working together but a demand for obedience.  We may well discover that as with Stalin, they will be willing to kill some of their own to achieve the objective.  They assuredly will have no qualms about killing or destroying those of us who disagree and resist. 

The dictionary definition of unity is, “the state of being united or joined as a whole.”  Who in their right mind would expect conservatives, patriots, and lovers of God and Freedom to align themselves with the regressive, America-hating actions of the Left?  How could we agree and comply with the push to shred the constitution and produce a veritable police state?  I believe that “unity” is the Left’s code word for submission.  I say as Patrick Henry in 1776, “Give me liberty or give me death.” I will not comply with the anti-God, anti-America, and anti-Constitution objectives of the Left. 

I stand for Faith, Family, and Freedom!  God bless you and God bless America!

AND GOD SAID…


I would love to begin my presentation by saying, “And God Said, America…”  Then give you a list of things He said and desires and let that be it.  However, the best I can do is say, “And God Said, America Read My Word and Receive My Word!”  The Word of God for America is not ambiguous but revealed in the Word of God.  It is the Word for every nation and every person on the planet.  The Basic Foundational Principles and Precepts of the Word of God are clear.  We need to restore Righteousness in our hearts and our land.  How Long Lord?  How Long will evil seem to have the upper hand?  How Long?  Do not despair my fellow believers, God is still God and if we will return to Him, He will return to us.

That being said I want to offer two statements that I will attempt to present.  One or both may cause me to become persona non grata to some on the Left, the Right, the Atheist, and even some Christians.  I am not trying to be antagonistic, prophetic, confusing, or appear more astute at understanding than anyone else.  I am simply speaking out of my heart and what I sense, see, feel, and believe regarding what is happening in America today.

The two statements or thoughts are, “God Said,” and “By Their Fruit, You Shall Know Them.”  Those are not mutually exclusive nor are they necessarily inclusive but out of those two thoughts comes my treatise on what I believe and see in America today.  I see the good, and it is incredibly good.  I see the bad and it is terribly bad.  I see the ugly and it is hideous.  I see the fear and it is paralyzing.  I see the confusion and it is robbing people of faith and hope.  I see the disillusionment and weep for my nation.  I also see the Hope which is standing against Hope.  It is a confidence and trust that is residing in the hearts of many and it is inspiring. 

Many are crying out, “How Long Lord?  How Long?” Many are wondering where God is in all this and some have sought to explain God in a way that protects Him rather than allowing Him to be Who He is.  America is in a troubled time and is in the place described in Joel 3:14, “Multitudes, multitudes in the valley of decision…”  We, in a very real way, are at a crossroad in America and must make some serious decisions about our present and our future. 

There have been many prophetic utterances regarding the past election.  Some declared adamantly that God had decreed that Donald Trump would be in the White House serving a second term on January 20th.  This may irritate some, but I believe that is what God desired.  It is obvious that did not transpire.  There are others prophesying that during this next year God would remove Biden, expose the corruption and cause even the Left to acknowledge that Trump won.  I can only say, “make it so Lord.”  I cannot address the validity of those prophecies for they are yet future.  Therefore, as with many prophetic utterances, I will have to wait and see. 

I am reminded in 2 Chronicles 20:20 the words of Jehoshaphat, “Listen to me, Judah and the people of Jerusalem!  Have faith in the LORD your God and you will be upheld; have faith in his prophets and you will be successful.”  Sometimes, we just need to stand on what the prophets have declared and couple that with our confidence in God and just stand in expectation and hope.  Are those prophecies of the coming months and a divine intervention correct?  I do not know but I believe that God is God, and nothing is impossible with him.  Do I hope God intervenes?  Yes, I do!  Will I lose hope and faith if He does not? No, I will not! 

Some have taken the position that anyone who prophesied victory for Trump is a false prophet.  I believe we should be cautious about declaring that a prophetic error makes the individual a false prophet.  It might just be that they did not hear God.  It may be that they believe He spoke but heard what they wanted not what He said.  I believe that a singular sin does not constitute living in sin nor does a singular wrong prophetic word make a person a false prophet.  Sometimes we hear what we hope not what God says and although that is dangerous and can be damaging it is not necessarily cause to define them as false prophets. Maybe they got something wrong or misinterpreted what they heard.

Let me be careful to say that I believe claiming to have heard God and declaring “Thus saith the LORD” is incredibly serious!  Anyone presuming to speak for God should be 100% convinced they have heard God.  They should do so with great trepidation knowing that God is GOD and then allow the other prophetic voices to judge their declaration.  Their word must align with the Word of God and cannot be out of human emotion, preference, or desire.  It must be the Word of God!  If that word proves to be erroneous, they need to acknowledge it.  If God declares something, it will transpire unless He offers an “if/then” clause in the prophetic word or there is a place for repentance to change the ultimate outcome.  Nineveh is an example, God said there would be destruction and they repented resulting in God sparing the city.  The Word was not wrong, but the heart and mercy of God were superimposed over that word.

God did not tell me that Donald Trump would win the election and be in the White House on January 20, 2021.  I was warned in my spirit about deception and fraud.  What I heard, sensed, and felt was what I have declared previously.  I heard in my heart of hearts, “This election is up to you!”  When I pursued that in prayer, I heard, “It is up to My People and the reference was 2 Chronicles 7:14.”  I believe that millions did pray.  Does that mean our prayers were not answered?  Does that mean it was the will of God for Biden to be president?  Does that mean that we did not pray, fast, or believe enough? 

I would say we did not pray, fast, or believe enough “if” I believed that God’s will is always done.  I would say that “if” I believed that we could earn anything from God by works.  I believe that God is the Omniscient, Omnipotent, Omnipresent God of all creation and He can do whatever He pleases.  However, I also know from Scripture and life that His will is not always done by mankind.  If it were there would be no sin, no rebellion, no need for hell, and virtually no reason to pray.  If whatever is meant to happen happens every time without man making the right choices and being obedient then everything bad is God’s fault and we are responsible and accountable for nothing.  We know from 2 Peter 3:9 that God does not will that any perish but that all come to repentance.  We know from life that all do not repent, and some do perish.

Those now prophesying that God will turn this around, Biden will be evicted, and Trump reinstalled as President might be right or they might be wrong.  I do not know.  It would take a divine supernatural intervention such as Israel’s deliverance from Egypt, or Daniel’s deliverance from the lion’s den.  God is God of the Impossible or better Nothing is Impossible with God.

Some have contended that Joseph is the reference we should be using.  I believe that the story of Joseph, rather than indicating that God’s will is for evil to transpire to accomplish His will is a demonstration of Romans 8:28. It shows that God uses whatever transpires through the choices of man to reach the finished product.  It all works TOGETHER not that each part is good.  Israel’s deliverance from Egyptian bondage, on the other hand, is a beautiful example of God demonstrating His power and might to bring about His purposes.  Which will we see?  That remains to be seen.

I could never adopt a view that God approved of Hitler and the slaughter of innocent Jews.  I believe that Hitler rose to power through deception, ignorance, and apathy.  People made wrong choices and it resulted in millions of lives being lost needlessly, as the world awakened from its slumber and realized the danger of totalitarian despotism and godlessness. 

I have been told that I should congratulate Biden on the win and try to find common ground to work with the Left because it is God’s will for him to be president.  At this juncture, I accept the fact that he is president and will pray for him as such.  However, I am not convinced that his occupancy in the White House was or is God’s will or that he won the election legitimately.  If he is president for four years, I will pray for him for four years and for America.  I cannot and will not call evil good nor will I call good evil.  If there is a supernatural intervention that exposes the fraud and miraculously turns this around, I will rejoice!  The words, “Be still and see the salvation of the LORD echo in my heart.” 

I am praying that the pit that has been dug by those who hate God, America, and all who do not hold their Leftist ideological view will become their prison.  I pray that God will not allow any weapon formed against His people to prosper.  I pray that the Kingdom of God will come and His, will be done on this earth as it is in heaven.  I pray that a mighty move of the Holy Spirit will transpire in America and sweep the globe.  I pray for the souls of all people. 

The Bible tells us, “By Their Fruits, You Shall Know Them.”  Winston Churchill said, “I no longer listen to what people say, I just watch what they do.  Behavior never lies.”  Before anyone argues that we are not supposed to judge let me remind you that Luke 6:37 does not tell us not to judge, we do every day in many ways.  It tells us that if we judge we will be judged.  Is that saying that if we do not judge others, God will not judge us?  No, because the scripture says, that once we die, we are judged.  God will judge our lives whether we judge others or not.  If we fail to forgive, we will not be forgiven.  But our judgment must be righteous judgment not ignoring and not judging the fruit.  Watch the actions and pay attention to the details.

I hear the calls for Unity by Biden and the Left but when I observe the actions, the executive orders, and the agenda proposed I do not see a genuine desire for Unity but a desire for compliance.  When I listen to the condemnation of anything Trump, Conservative, and the precepts of the Christian faith and silence regarding the misgivings of the Left I do not see a genuine desire for Unity.  I contend that Donald J. Trump did not divide America, America was divided, and he was used to expose the diabolical and even dual agendas in Washington, the depth of the Swamp, and the massiveness and power-crazed condition of the Deep State.

Here is what I know God has said, “Come unto Me, all you who are weary and heavy laden, and I will give you rest.”  I know He has promised to “never leave nor forsake us.” I know He has said, “whoever comes to Me I will not cast out.”  I know He has said, “Let not your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. 3 “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also.”

I have Hope in God, not the government.  We may endure a winter of darkness before there is a spring of light.  We may endure persecution and the next four years may be a total dismantling of the America of our Beginning.  We may see a divine intervention by God and see a revival and a return to constitutional governance where the rule of law is fully applied to all regardless of position, power, purse, or personality.  It is my intent and desire every day, to make the choice to rejoice and believe that God is working His purposes and that all that is transpiring will work together for the Good of God’s People, America, and the World.  The one thing I know for certain is that in the end, we win!  I will not give up Hope!

My rambling may have meaning for you or may seem disjointed.  You may or may not agree with my biblical or political views.  You may find my stance without substance and commitment.  I fully believe that God’s desire was for Donald Trump to have served four more years to complete the assignment of bringing America to a more constitutional and biblical position and condition.  I believe we will see and say, “What was intended for our destruction has caused us to awaken to our purpose and what was meant for evil, God has turned for our good and His Kingdom.”   I believe that God is not finished, and He is going to do something incredible in and for America.  Will it be what I hope for?  I don’t know but it will be a reflection and representation of His Character, Nature, Mercy, Justice, Forgiveness, and Love.

God bless you and God bless America!

WHO HID THE CONSTITUTION?


Today it seems to be fashionable to trash the Constitution if you are a member of the Ruling Class Elites or among those on the liberal left, progressives, socialists, and so-called reformers.  They don’t even try to hide their disdain for the document that has helped to preserve this Republic for over 240 years and has been the basis by which we have enjoyed the freedoms, liberties, and success that we have as America.  But the United States Constitution is a “road-block” to the ideology of a futuristic Big Brother mentality that is completely totalitarian. 

Those anti-Constitutionalists do not believe that we have God-given individual rights and that whatever rights we have are been granted or restricted by the Benevolent State or its appointed Czars.  They want to strip from it the intent of the Founders and make it a fluid, mobile, evolving, living document that can be easily altered and interpreted at their whims and according to their agenda.  Those of us who believe that the Founders said what they meant and meant what they said are considered threats and even enemies of the State and are being carefully watched.

Just a few short years ago appearing on a political talk show on ABC, Georgetown professor Michael Eric Dyson declared that there are “some gaps, some holes, lacunas, gulfs, abysses” in the United States Constitution.  He then followed that up with this comment, “When it makes the transition from parchment to pavement, there again is the rub. The reality is when I talk about the document being living and vital, I’m talking about the interpretation of it. I’m talking about the meaning of it.” Do you know why elitists love to talk about the Constitution being a living document? It is because they feel like they have permission to change and reinterpret a document that is living and breathing.

At about that same time Michael Klarman of Harvard University’s Law School made a blistering speech on Constitution Day at Johns Hopkins University entitled “A Skeptical View of Constitution Worship.”  He made four major points about what he called Constitutional Idolatry.  He said that he had four points concerning the misguided tendency to blindly worship the Constitution and give it credit for all the things that we have and love, love, and honor in this country.  His four points were:

  1. The Framers’ Constitution, to a large degree, represented values we should abhor or at least reject today.
  2. There are parts of the Constitution that are still stuck today even though we would never freely choose them, and they are impossible to defend based on contemporary values.
  3. For the most part, the Constitution is irrelevant to the current political design of our nation.
  4. The rights protections we enjoy today, the importance of which I do not minimize, are mostly a function of political and social mores, which have dramatically evolved over time and we owe relatively little to courts using the Constitution to protect them.

To that, I say, WOW and Balderdash!  Professor, you are a constitutional illiterate!  For anyone with your supposed credentials to be so blatantly open about your hatred for the document that has been the cornerstone along with our Faith in God to holding this country’s moorings in place and keep us free is a sign of the danger we face. 

The Economist, one of the main mouthpieces for global banking, picked up on his speech and published an article supporting Klarman’s ideas.  Their article was entitled “The Perils of Constitution Worship.”  In that article, anyone who supported the Constitution was called infantile and they sought to discredit us making us dim-witted blind followers of an outdated ideology and out of touch with reality.

My friends, the devil knows no bounds when it comes to attempting to destroy everything good and right about America.  Because this country has been a launching pad for the Gospel to travel around the world.  In addition to that, I would declare that if we do not STOP THIS RUNAWAY TRAIN toward the Radical Transformation of America that Barack Obama promised, we will perish.  He and the current slate of Democrats believe it is their mandate to destroy the America of our founders.  That makes it incumbent upon those of us loving freedom to show them the door!  If we fail, America, as we know it probably, cannot survive and be restored. 

I believe this is far more critical than the haters believe.  You can call me an alarmist, a fanatic, or whatever you want but if their agenda is allowed to proceed, we are doomed. 

I spoke with a liberal-leftists and a Trump hater recently and asked them, “But What If I don’t Want to Give Up My Liberty?”  They lashed out at me with incredible vitriol and called me everything but a human being.  I was called a cultist, an ignoramus, a racist, a misogynist, a xenophobe, and other derogatory names.  But I believe my question is valid and worthy of consideration in light of the Constitution hating that is transpiring.

Today we have a government being run by a group of swamp denizens that are deeply embedded in ideological lunacy.  Those on the Left surround themselves with progressive, socialist, ideologues whose agenda is to strip every American citizen and the citizens of the world of their individual and personal liberties.  I say that with no fear of being proven wrong based on what they have written, spoken, and done.  We have watched much of Europe realize that the path toward socialism was an error and they are amazed that we are driving the bus or train at breakneck speed trying to get to where they no longer want to be.

Until President Trump, we were attempting to placate our enemies, and frequently alienating our allies.  We were on a path toward even more dangerous and destructive governmental regulations and restrictions that made operating a small business impossible.  Many mom and pop stores were driven from the market and off our shores.  We were on a path to becoming mere pawns of the Nanny State run by this bunch of ideologues and radicals. 

The Leftists desire to control everything including what we eat, our medical care, where and what we drive, where we live, and how much we can make or keep what we make.  That is not America that the founding fathers envisioned, fought for, labored to develop a Constitution to ensure would never be, and offered their lives to resist the present Tyranny they battled.  We were facing a soft tyranny that was rapidly expanding into a hard tyranny.  Now we appear to have opened the door to full-blown tyrannical governance.  How can we be so blind?

I posted a quote from Thomas Jefferson that I post again, I’m sure I will be attacked with extreme vitriolic hate.  He said, “If people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as the souls of those who live under tyranny.”  God forbid that you should grow old under the system they seek to impose or become vocal in opposition to what the State deems best for you.  As in every despotic government of history, you will find that either prison or death will await you. 

Consider me an alarmist if you choose, but I am telling you that we are dangerously close to the point of no return in this nation and world.  If we do not summon the intestinal fortitude of the Founding Fathers and Colonists that secured America’s Independence and STAND UNITED FOR LIBERTY, we will lose this country. 

I believe there are three things that are the minimum that we must do:  Pray as never before, become vocal as never before, and VOTE!  I am fully cognizant that the 2020 elections are history, but we have those in 2022 and 2024 that need our immediate attention.  If we fail to secure victories in those, we are truly up the proverbial creek without a paddle.  “I do not want to give up my Liberty and will do whatever I can to see to it that you fail in your objective to take it from us!”

May God bless you and God bless America again!

IF WE REMAIN DISTRACTED, WE WILL BE DEFEATED…


What I am going to say will not set well with the censors of today, but I feel that it is needful that I voice my concerns regarding distraction and defeat.  I do not care if you have been a fan of Donald J. Trump or not.  I don’t care if you are a fan of Joe Biden or not.  I don’t care if you loved or detested Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, or any other President.  I do care, but I cannot and will not let someone’s personal bias or animus prevent me from sounding the alarm when I see danger.

There are many things being used to distract us in today’s America and all of them working to defeat us and transform our Republic into something undesirable to all who love freedom.  We have made this present struggle Republican vs Democrat and that is a mistake.  We have focused on ethnicities and stirred the pot inciting the desire for retaliation and vengeance, and that is a mistake.  We have diverted our attention from the economy and focused on political agendas, and that is a mistake.  Those are just a few but others are even more ominous and dangerous. 

One of the dangers lurking in the shadows is the desire of the jihadist to destroy America and Israel.  The present political distractions have diverted needed attention away from the followers of that religion and ideology.  The present distractions allow the formulation or readopting of the Leftist view that appeasement is the best way to deal with Islamic terrorism.  That is a very dangerous mistake and will result in damage, destruction, death, and possibly defeat if continued.  It failed under the Obama administration and will fail under Biden. 

Those in the Islamic world do not respect weakness.  Let me press that further and say, no terrorist or bully respects weakness.  The argument that holding those seeking to destroy accountable provokes anger, resentment, and violence is misguided.  It may well do those things, but that action and a show of strength is a powerful deterrent.  Peace is never attained through weakness and appeasement but strength.  Strength does not have to be cruel or tyrannical but can be compassionate and committed to right.

Pandering always elicits more demands from those demanding appeasement. The Bible makes it clear that the desire of the heart, especially the heart that is never held accountable is never satisfied.  The argument that we need to ‘understand’ rather than demand that those engaging in terrorism or destruction engenders disrespect, not respect.  We must not lose sight of the stated objective of those following that religion to dominate and exterminate all ‘infidels.’

That is one of the many dangers, another is the ‘Cancel Culture’.  Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn said, “Unlimited power in the hand of limited people always leads to cruelty.”  The COVID pandemic and paranoia opened the door for the power-hunger to amass incredible power and the ability to infringe upon our inalienable and constitutional rights.  Our essential freedoms have been crippling to the economy, education, and the psychological if not physical well-being of millions. 

The communist tactic that was exposed in books such as Koestler’s ‘Darkness at Noon’, Solzhenitsyn’s ‘Gulag Archipelago’ and Orwell’s ‘1984’ is prevalent and visible in the antics of today’s powerful politicians.  The silencing and censorship by Big Tech are disturbing and reveals the desire of the Left and the Power Hungry to ‘reeducate’ and ‘indoctrinate’ the masses shaping a worldview commensurate with their views and values.

We are distracted by the hatred for Donald J. Trump and the vengeful desire of the Left and some on the Right to obliterate him and forever render him incapable of affecting the political scene again.  The despots such as Hitler, Lenin, Stalin, and Mao all ruled with iron fists and fear.  Disagreement with them meant internment camps, prison, or execution.  Truth took a back seat to the politically correct and politically desired rhetoric and ideology. 

Individual freedom was anathema to those dictators and appears so in today’s Leftist political world.  The Chinese communist of today use concentration camps and it is reported that almost one million Uighurs live in camps in China.  In those regimes, human rights are denied, and people are forced into slave labor, subjected to organ harvesting, and become guinea pigs for medical experimentation.  Is that where we are headed?  We are distracted by what we want that we do not have and the wag the dog tactics of politicians to distract us.  If we continue to be distracted, we will be defeated and lose our Republic.  Maybe we already have.

The Democratic Party has been advancing its own brand of population control.  Control not necessarily in numeric size but in ideology.  Our institutions of higher learning have become prisoners of political correctness.  A wrong word, idea, or use of gender pronouns means cancellation of your rights and possibly your existence.  It is mandated that you comply or be destroyed.

I do not suggest that Donald J. Trump is a saint, but he has been vilified like no president in American history.  The incessant vitriolic hate and attempts to remove him from office and delegitimize all he has done has been incessant.  We get distracted by the political wrangling and lose sight of the freedoms being infringed and targeted.  If we continue being distracted, we will be defeated.  That is the plan!

The Left loved the rights in the streets during the summer but the riot in DC following a Trump rally is the worst thing since 911 and is being used to further target Trump and anyone who supports him.  The events at the Capitol are inexcusable and not justifiable.  I don’t know how many Trump supporters participated, how many BLM or Antifa activists were participants.  I don’t know how much this was orchestrated by those who want to hurt Trump and Conservatives and how much was stupidity by those who support Trump.  The problem is that distraction of the rioting, looting, mayhem by the Left or that at the Capitol is endangering our Republic and opening the door for the nefarious to gain control.

The Obama administration and now the whole of the Democratic Establishment is distracting us so they can implement their purge of the military of all conservatives.  It is under the guise and ruse of fighting ‘hate crimes.’  Anything that is outside the liberal leftists’ ideology is a ‘hate crime.’  The Pentagon is reportedly cracking down on ‘Right-Wing Extremism’ but totally silent on ‘Left Wing Extremism.’  The diversion and justification are based on the participation of a retired senior Air Force officer who allegedly took part in the riot at the Capitol on January 6, 2021.  There was also a Navy veteran and one of the participants killed was an Air Force veteran.

The assault on everything conservative is being pursued by the media, social media, Hollywood, Pro Sports, the Democrats in Congress, and even some in the judiciary.  Where will it end?  It will end in the ‘fundamental transformation’ of America and the total abandonment of the Constitution and the trampling of our inalienable rights if we do now awaken to the various distractions and stand in the Gap and demand it cease.  How can we make it stop?  That is the 64 Thousand Dollar Question. 

We must become engaged with more and more who hold conservative and traditional biblical values to run for office, become engaged in the political debate, and teach our kids the Truth about American history!  We must return to God and become people of prayer and those who truly make God first in our lives.  We can preserve the Republic but not without definitive action at the polls and on our knees.

God bless you and God bless America!

THEY ARE COMING TO TAKE US AWAY…


As I write this, I am hearing the 1966 song of Jerry Samuels (Napoleon XIV) and the popular song, “They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!”  It would incredibly Politically Incorrect today and probably banned from all media sites and few DJs would be brave enough to play it.  No, it was not politically but likely politically incorrect in today’s world. 

The reason that song is echoing in my head is because of the planned coup on the Constitution by the Democrats and RINOs.  None of our inalienable constitutional rights are off-limits in their minds.  Power corrupts and complete power corrupts completely.  It appears that after January 20, 2021, that America will be in the clutches of the Power Hunger Vengeful and Hate-Filled Left.  Their stated plans are enough to cause our Founding Fathers to turn over in their grave.  The unstated plans that are certain to follow would cause them to demand the water of the tree of liberty.

The most recent actions by various Social Media Outlets can rightly be compared to the Nazi endeavor to control through propaganda and censorship.  That should be bete nore to all lovers of Constitutional Freedom, Liberty, and its guarantees.  The Constitution’s 1st Amendment was designed to protect the right of speech and thought by the citizens.  No one has a constitutional right to not be offended but everyone has a constitutional right to form and state their opinion.  That is one of the things that make our Republican Form of Democracy thrive and work. 

Heated or spirited debate is not unhealthy but should always be constrained short of violence.  If I disagree, I should have the option of presenting my counterargument, and then if an impasse continues and no common ground is found, walk away.  I may object to your view, but I must never forget you have as much right to your view as I to mine. 

In Nazi Germany, Josef Goebbels was appointed Minister of Propaganda in 1933 and his assignment was to brainwash people into obeying the Nazi Agenda and idolize Hitler. He was very successful, but to achieve that he had to ensure that there was only one message sounding forth, the message of Hitler and the Nazi Machine.  That is exactly what the various social media platforms are attempting in banning and silencing those who are dissent with their Liberal Leftists View today. 

Goebbels controlled the media and the arts.  He ensured that the German population was fed a steady diet of Nazi ideology and propaganda while censoring all dissenting or counter views.  How is what Twitter, Facebook, the MSM, and the Leftist are doing today in America.  They want ONE VIEW presented and that view is that of Toxic Liberalism and Globalism.  All other views are deemed dangerous, destructive, and worthy of being silenced.  Anyone voicing an opinion counter to that of the Liberal Left must be destroyed and silenced.  Yes, Napoleon XIV, they are coming to take us away and will use any tactic to achieve that objective.

Hitler and the Nazi machine believe that religion was a serious threat to their ability to control people’s minds and therefore had to be crushed.  They broke up the Catholic Youth League and priests were arrested, and religious teaching banned.  I am not Catholic, but Catholicism was a major religious force in Germany in that era.  How are the overt and covert attempts to silence ministers of the Gospel who dare to preach the Bible different from what was done in Germany in the 1930s?

The Gestapo were the Nazi’s secret police who gathered intelligence on people living in Germany.  Let me see, can we relate that to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, the FBI, CIA, NSA, etc.?   How about credit card companies, cell phone companies, and businesses such as Amazon gathering our information and dispensing it for profit and other nefarious purposes?  The censoring and use of the IRS and other entities are incredibly comparable to the actions and purposes of the Nazis in Germany.

The Gestapo had over 150,000 informants throughout the nation reporting all anti-Nazi sentiment.  Is that not what the Democrats have been calling for in the Lockdown?  When Kamala Harris announced that once they took office, they would hunt down every Trump supporter and punish, is that dramatically different than the actions of Nazi Germany?  Are we allowed no differing opinion or ideological position?  Are we mandated to comply with the Leftist’s mantra or die?  Is that the Constitutional precept we are to follow?

The Gestapo and their informants did not wear uniforms, thus the citizens did not know they were being spied on.  They would lie, disguise themselves as dissidents.  Is that dramatically different than today?  The Bible in Matthew 10:36 speaks of a man’s enemies being members of his own household.  We are living in very troubled times and our liberties and freedoms are under assault. 

The Nazis prepared a list of people they considered ‘undesirable’ and the Democrats of today have their list of ‘deplorables’ and ‘bitter clingers’.  The Nazis list included:  political opponents, Jews, religious figures, and any person that spoke out against the regime.  That sounds a lot like the tactics and ideology of the Liberal Left of America today. 

History reveals that by July 1933 Hitler and the Nazis had banned all other political parties.  That is where the Left wants to take America today and allow only Democrats to run for office and win elections.  The Nazis used every tactic including genocide to achieve their objectives.  I must ask, is that a conceivable possibility with the Left?  There was no opposition voice in the media therefore the only message was that of Hitler and the Nazis.  Is that not what we are witnessing today?

America is divided, possibly beyond reconciliation.  Joe Biden has declared he would ‘take down the NRA’ and ban all magazines that hold multiple rounds.  That would be ALL magazines for ALL rifles for they all have multiple round magazines except the single-shot guns.  He is not going to use the constitutional amendment process to destroy our rights and liberties but Executive Order, the packed Courts, and Congress to achieve their objective.

I can predict, with no fear of being wrong, that when they began a national ‘gun confiscation’ War will be the result.  That, I believe, is part of their objective and will allow them to move with such drastic measures possibly martial law, and make private gun ownership illegal ‘temporarily’ which would become ‘permanent.’  When has the government taken away a right and given it back?

America, we allowed this to happen.  How we fix it may not be the question because it may be too late to repair.  Can we fix it?  I honestly do not know.  I know God can, but God allows men to govern themselves and allows men (not gender but humanity) to have the desire of their heart.  If that desire is evil, self-serving, and anti-God, He just may withdraw His hedge of protection and allow us to destroy ourselves. 

I cling to the belief that God is not finished with America and that the spirit of 1776 and a return to moral principles and a return to God will transpire in America.  I keep praying, hoping, and believing.  Until the last nail is driven in the coffin, if I see it, I will keep fighting for Faith, Family, and Freedom.

God bless you and God bless America!

STAND IN THE GAP or WE LOSE OUR FREEDOM…


I am going to present a thought that is deeply rooted in my faith, my love of America and the God-given Freedoms and the Republic we have been blessed with.  I make that statement at the outset so those who find anything religious anathema can tune out and not feel the need to attack and experience the animosity my post will engender.  For those who are Christians, Patriots, and Lovers of Freedom you may or may not agree with what I am going to say.  I hope you will consider my thoughts and then formulate your own view and plan your own actions as we enter 2021.

I have been, as have millions of others, praying, thinking, searching for answers, and trying to determine the cause of our plight and the best course of action.  As I prayed recently, I sensed in my heart of hearts something that shook me deeply.  It caused me to reflect on my own attitude, what I see in the nation and the world, and what I hear from all sectors of society.  I don’t want to become a broken record and been dismissed as an alarmist.  However, I see something incredibly dire, dangerous, and disastrous in the current state of everything in America.

Over 240 years ago there were a group of Patriots, Preachers, and People who came to the conclusion that there was an encroaching evil that had become an unbearable tyranny.  They determined that it was their mandate for posterity, from a biblical view, and for the sake of Freedom to resist.  That could cost them everything and victory was their only hope of survival.

There were those in the colonies in all sectors from the secular to the spiritual that believed that compliance and appeasement was the best course of action.  Some of them adopted that view out of fear.  Some out of a misguided view of biblical mandates.  Some out of a desire to not rock the boat and maintain the status quo thereby not affecting their bottom line and positions of prominence.  They were called loyalists.  Some were loyalists ideological, but many were loyalists because of the aforementioned reasons.

Some of our Founding Fathers and other unnamed and unsung patriots of that era knew in their heart of hearts that if they did not ‘stand in the gap’ and impede the growing tyranny all liberty would be lost.  They knew that they would be forced to comply with governmental mandates that touched every dimension of life.  They feared the governmental overreach of the British Crown would steal all hopes and dreams of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.  Inalienable Rights and Blessings that God had granted to all mankind but was being restricted.

They paid taxes but had virtually no voice in the political direction or decisions.  Many came to America with the hope of achieving the dream of Life, Prosperity, and Freedom.  They were feeling the iron-fists of power squeezing the life out of those dreams and that was untenable for them.  As Patrick Henry famously declared, “Give me liberty or give me death” became the mantra of those desiring freedom.

Today, we are watching an incredible rise in ‘evil.’  I do not believe that the struggle we are now engaged in is political but spiritual.  I do not believe that God is interested in Democrat or Republican but right and wrong.  I believe that He is looking at the condition of man and, while we were warned in Scripture of this hour, He is heartbroken that we allowed it to transpire and transpire so rapidly in America. 

It is my conviction that if those who believe in God, are followers of Christ and Christians do not ‘stand in the gap’ and resist evil this nation and the world will go to hell in a handbasket.  Some would argue, it already has.  I contend that we can turn the tide and achieve a small window of opportunity with a reprieve from the destruction and devastation.  I believe that if the believers, the followers of Christ, and the Church will determine to follow the directive of 2 Chronicles 7:14 and Matthew 6:9-13 and 6:33 we can achieve a victory.

In Ezekiel 22:30 we read that God said, “I looked for someone among them who would build up the wall and stand before me in the gap on behalf of the land so I would not have to destroy it, but I found no one.”  What a horrific situation.  Some take that scripture and make God the ogre, but I read it and realize that it is reflective of the heart of our Heavenly Father to spare us!  He is not willing that any should be lost and is more willing to forgive than condemn if we will just give Him the opportunity.

I have been sensing, as Isaiah the prophet cried out when he saw his condition and that of his nation and heard God ask, “Who will go and who can we send?”  Isaiah said, “Me, LORD.  Me!  I will go, send me!”  I am sensing the Spirit of God calling me and anyone who will heed the call to come out from among them and be separate and become Watchmen on the Wall warning of evil.  He is calling for those who will commit themselves to intercession, not token prayers.  He is calling for those who will become willing to die, if necessary, for His Purposes, and for Freedom.  He is calling, are we listening?

If the good does not resist the evil what is to impede the evil from running amok?  If those who believe in moral rightness sit in silence as immorality prevails what is to prevent the spread of that destruction?  If those who believe in personal responsibility and accountability do not step forward and teach, warn, resist, and demonstrate moral rightness what is to impede the purveyors of an anti-God and anti-American philosophy?  If we allow the continued genocide of the unborn, destruction of the two-parent family, entitlement mentality, political correctness, assault on religious freedom, freedom of speech, the right of self-defense, and a myriad of other infringements we will destroy the Republic. 

It is time to move from focusing on political parties to the basic principles of freedom, liberty, inalienable rights, and return to our moral moorings.  It is time that we devote ourselves to what made America the Free Constitutional Republic where the dream of Life, Liberty, and Happiness was available for all.  It is time that we STAND IN THE GAP and say NO MORE!  We must resist and that may be costly, but it is mandatory.

It is time that those who believe in the Bible and Freedom stand up and demand that the politicians adhere to the Constitution and the Rule of Law.  It is time that we, as a people, return to the moral and ethical foundations that were recognized in our beginning.  It is time that those who believe in God recommit themselves to Him and having done all to stand, stand firm.

God bless you and God bless America!

WHERE DID OUR LIBERTIES GO???


I don’t know if you have noticed or taken stock of the individual liberties and freedoms that we have either lost or have been so diluted that they are hardly liberties at all anymore!  Every despotic regime in history has utilized the tactic of slowly eroding individual liberties and often under the guise and pretense of doing what is best for the people at large.  They present the idea that the needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few and therefore things like redistribution of wealth, governmental control, and over-regulation of virtually everything.

The Obama administration sought to regulate everything even what we could eat or what our kids could eat in schools.  The Democratic platform is more of the same and even expansion of the Obama policies and ideologies.  Theirs is a continual assault on virtually all of our Freedoms and Liberties.  The Constitution is meaningless to them unless they can use it to advance their agenda.  They want us to become beholding to the Federal Government for our very existence.  They want us to become so dependent and fearful of Big Brother that we dare not voice a word of opposition lest we get cut off from the dole. 

The continual effort to build the base of “dependent voters” is never-ending.  The spin to vilify corporations and successful people has been used for centuries to separate people and win them over to the argument of the despots. Then they will willingly relinquish their rights and liberties thinking that this benevolent dictator will look out for their interest with a pure heart.  It never works out that way, but the sheep still follow the pied piper and drink the Kool-Aid as though it were the very nectar of life.

Under Donald Trump, it became easier to start a new business, but the plans of the Leftists will make it harder if not a virtual impossibility to succeed.  There will be so much governmental paperwork and regulation that the cost of attempting to produce your idea will be prohibitive.  That is a pathway to stifle American ingenuity.  The mandates in Obamacare were the tip of the iceberg to what they desire if allowed full control of the government. 

The class and race antagonism being overtly and covertly pushed by the Left will bring us to a place where martial law would be expected and possibly required.  I wonder how much of the coronavirus pandemic was manufactured by the nefarious in the world to bring us to our knees in submission.  I can never forget the words of Rahm Emanuel, “Never let a crisis go to waste.”  That is their philosophy and if there is not a natural crisis then one is precipitated to ensure the conditions to accomplish their goals.

America, we are witnessing our inalienable rights as provided by God and recognized in the Constitution and Declaration of Independence taken from us “by little and by little.”  Some have been so slowly eroded that we have not noticed they are gone. Sadly, we are waking up, after the fact, and realizing that many are gone and it will become virtually impossible to see them restored.  Government is seldom reduced in size. It may be held in check for a time but once something like the stimulus is presented and implemented it becomes part of the baseline budget and we get it every year without another vote and consent of WE THE PEOPLE! 

If we truly want to reduce the deficit and debt, we must adopt a “zero budget.”  The politicians on both sides of the aisle and especially the Left want to maintain their “baseline budget.”   That budget grows every year and will grow every year even if they reduce the amount or percentage of its growth.  It allows the behemoth called the federal government to continue a monster leaving us no ability to feed or control.  That would be true even if took 100% of our income and applied it to government expenditures. 

The idea of cutting the military by over 70% as under Obama and eliminating various portions of our armed forces was deadly.  The claim that we are spending too much on defense is ludicrous.  Over 70% of the Federal Budget goes to individual entitlements or subsidies.  It’s not the military that is the problem, although I agree there is waste that needs to be addressed.  National defense is a major function of the Federal Government so how can we rationally pare down our military to the point where we place this land at risk because of the lack of equipment or manpower to defend her? 

I ask that each of you think about these things and whatever you do VOTE in the future. I ask that in every election we seek to remove those whose views are contrary to freedom, liberty, the constitution, and America first.  If you do not vote you are voting through the back door for a continuation of the policy and ideology of Socialism and Globalism. It is an ideology and agenda that is being shoved down our throats as they continue stripping away of our liberties.  I want CHANGE and HOPE that is good for America! I pray that Americans will “awaken out of sleep” and see the handwriting on the wall and cast a ballot to RESTORE AMERICA to the foundational principles and operation that our Founders envisioned and put in place. 

My plea is, “Can I Have My Country Back, Please?”  The words of Benjamin Franklin keep ringing in my ears and wander through the corridors of my mind today.  He said when asked what type of government the Constitution was bringing into existence, “A republic if you can keep it.” 

I look back at the history of this nation and except for the tragedy of slavery, the United States came into existence as a nation where people could engage in any occupation or venture into any economic endeavor without a government license, permit, or regulation.  People could travel anywhere in the world without restriction (no passports) and trade with anyone they choose without having to get the permission of the government. 

We became a nation where people could amass unlimited amounts of wealth with no governmental interference because the Constitution did not permit the government to levy taxes on income.  People were free to do whatever they wanted with their own money.  They could save, spend, donate, invest, hoard, or even destroy it if they wanted to.  The government wasn’t allowed to take care of people.  That was the task of family, churches, local communities, and individuals.  There was no social security (and therefore no social security taxes or contributions withheld from one’s pay), Medicare, Medicaid, welfare, education grants, or even foreign aid.  There was no war on drugs, poverty, or wealth.

Today we have a government that places such a burden on businesses and individuals through taxes, restrictions, and regulations that we can hardly breathe much less excel.  We are facing a President in Joe Biden who wants more and more control over every detail of our lives and a Congress that seems to be very willing to go along with those desires as they line their pockets, insulate their positions of power, and participate in living the life of an Elite Ruling Class.  This is a far cry from what the Founders envisioned, planned, tried to prevent, and would raise a call to arms if they were here today. 

So, I ask Congress, the President, the Supreme Court, Churches, and every governmental agency in existence, “Can I have my country back?”  I don’t like what you’ve done to it and want to rescind your claim to it, your power over it, and your handling of it.  WE THE PEOPLE want to take over and desire that you step aside and find gainful employment in the workforce like the rest of us.  We ask that you not live a life of luxury by placing the burden of paying for it on the backs of hard-working, tax-paying citizens.  Simply,

WE WANT OUR COUNTRY BACK!  In every election, from this day forward I, as a natural-born legal citizen will VOTE to take it back from your control.  If those elected do not honor this request then in the next election, I will VOTE to send you back home too.  I will do that and try to get as many people to join me as possible in every election UNTIL those who go to Washington and the State capitals LISTEN TO WHAT WE ARE ASKING.  We just want our Country back!    

God bless you and God bless America!

LIPSTICK ON A PIG…


When I was growing up, I sometimes heard that a person who seems to be Teflon and nothing stuck to them, “They could fall into a cesspool and come up smelling like a rose.”  The implication was that no matter what they did they never suffered for their indiscretions and failures. 

In watching the past four years and the vitriolic diatribe and rhetoric hurled against President Donald Trump I have concluded that he could do nothing they would applaud.  He could fall into a Rose Perfume bath and they would insist he was covered with Pig Poop.  When I question the hate, I am attacked and told, “We do not hate!”  Then the attack is launched calling me a Trumpist, a Cultist, a Racist, or some other derogatory term saying that I worship Trump.  I am not a cultist or a racist and although I have supported the President I am not, in the sense they mean it, a Trumpist.  I am an American and a lover of Constitutionalism.

I have asked and been asked, “What is it that drives the hatred for Donald John Trump?”  I have concluded that it is far more than his caustic personality and propensity to push back when pushed.  It is more than his New Yorker bravado or even the egotism and narcissism he and most politicians exhibit to some degree.  If it is not the man, what is it? 

I believe it is hate, you can call it whatever you please but it is difficult to disguise hate for anything other than hate.  The bile and vitriol that issues forth from the lips and writings of those who insist he is incarnate evil cannot be mistaken for anything other than what it is – HATE!  But what is the core reason for the hatred for him?

Let me insert that I believer there are those who believe in America and truly believe that Trump is damaging and dangerous to our Constitutional form of Governance. They do not hate him for the same reasons that the Leftists do.  They, in my view, dislike him because of his personality, moral flaws, and bravado and bluster.  They want a milquetoast President who exhibits what they deem to be Presidential.  However, they have excused the very things they insist are flaws in him in the Leftists such as Biden, Obama, etc.  It is a bit perplexing.  They are not who I am going to refer to in my comments on the core reason for the eruptive hatred.

I believe that those on the Left, the followers of the toxic liberalism, Socialism, Marxism, and Progressivism of the 2000s hate him for a specific reason other than personality.  The Left has been accustomed to Republicans running for cover when they hurl their insults and accusations.  They have been accustomed to Republicans playing by their rules of civility while violating those rules themselves.  They have been accustomed to enjoying the timidity of the Republicans over public opinion and negative media coverage.  Donald Trump does not follow those rules therefore he is a threat to them, and they determined at the outset he had to be destroyed. 

I believe their hate is rooted in his willingness to stand for the American people, the Constitution, and attempt to expose the corruption and drain the swamp.  That is anathema to the Elitist of both parties and the reason that they have been hell-bent on destroying him and anyone who supports him. 

In our snowflake world of political correctness and entitlement, there is the inane view that people have the right to not being offended.  The elitists have spent decades and in the case of Joe Biden almost five decades enjoying the advantages of being a part of the swamp they are horrified if anyone threatens that status quo. 

The Leftists have contempt for the average citizen as were reflected in the remarks of Barack Hussein Obama as he called us ‘bitter clingers’ clinging to our religion and our guns.  Hillary declared that half of Trump supporters could be placed into a basket of deplorables.  I acknowledge that Biden has concealed his contempt better than those two but his demonstrated actions and announced agenda reveal that he is a pea in the same pod.  He has been more involved in the lucrative advancement of himself and his family that comes with his position and ability to market his influence.  That is taking advantage of ordinary people as much as Obama or Clinton.

The Elitists, especially those in the media and the Democratic Party were terrified and incensed that average Americans were exhibiting signs of believing in themselves again.  The message proclaimed by Trump resonated with millions and the sleeping giant began to awaken.  The elitists of the Swamp and the Deep State knew they must act quickly and decisively and crush the insurrection against their abuse of power.  They determined that Trump had to be destroyed and ousted in any manner possible. If that meant fraud, corruption, deception, and destroying our electoral system they were completely at peace with that.

Trump, inspired a resurrection of what I call ‘real America and Americanism.’  The average John and Jane Doe who worked for a living were inspired and meaningful again.  The average citizen, who earned their way and volunteered their time on the weekends to help youth and children develop, and many attended church or synagogue regularly were the focus again.  All things the swamp denizens of the deep state detest. 

I suggest that none of the globalists from the Bushes, Obamas, Clintons Carters, Johnsons, or many other politicians dating back to FDR and beyond respected the average citizen.  We were and are, in their view, tools to get them what they want.  We are, in their minds, their serfs and they believe we should be grateful for any handout or crumb they toss our way.  They believe they are the providers of our liberties and have the right to decide what we can and cannot have or do.  I suggest that only Ronald Reagan and Donald Trump in the past almost 100 years have truly put ordinary Americans first or considered their needs and desires.

We have evolved from the Swamp and Deep State Statist Elitists being political snobs to something incredibly sinister.  They want to imprison if not exterminate all who hold to conservative constitutional Christian values.  I believe that Biden/Harris or Harris/Biden if allowed to advance their agenda will not only damage our liberties but destroy our Republic.  They want to pack the court, provide universal abortion rights, increase our taxes, regulate small businesses into extinction, strip us of our 1st, 2nd, and other Constitutional and Inalienable Rights.  They believe they are superior to the rest of us and their membership in the Elitist Statist Society of Washington has afforded them a Teflon badge exempting them from the laws we have to obey.

America, the hatred for Donald John Trump the 45th President of the United States of America has torn this country to shreds.  If hate becomes the norm in politics and society, we will see bloodshed beyond anything any of us believe possible.  The fruit of the seeds of disintegration in race relations under Obama is producing a harvest today.  That harvest is negative and destructive.

You may be a Never Trump Person and believe that he is worse than Lucifer himself.  It matters not your reason, but if you allow hate to blind you from reality and prevent you from seeing the devastation of the Left you are part of the problem not part of the solution.  You can love me, hate me, unfriend me on Social Media and call me whatever you please.  I can live with that.  My plea is, stop allowing personal animus to blind you to the danger inherent in the toxic liberalism of the Democratic Party and the Political Establishment.

God bless you and God bless America

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ONE AND ALL…


Regardless of your perceived status in life, your ethnicity, your political leanings, your intellectual and educational accomplishments, your business acumen, your popularity or lack thereof – CHRIST WAS BORN, LIVED, DIED, AND ROSE AGAIN FOR YOU!  You may or may not believe that and that is your choice but it is the declaration of the Bible and I’ve experienced it in my heart so I not only believe it true I treasure my experience that validates it for me. 

Today is a day that many millions have set aside to celebrate the Birth of Jesus.  He was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, died a sacrificial death, and has risen and ascended to the right hand of the Father making intercession for each of us.  He has promised to prepare a place for us in which we will spend eternity with Him and that He would return for us.  Those are the most comforting words and thoughts. 

This Christmas, unlike other years, due to the chaos and COVID restrictions as well as health issues we are not gathering as a family.  My wife and I will gather today with her brother and daughter.  We will exchange gifts, enjoy a time of laughing and loving each other.  It will be a time of reflection as to what this day is all about.  There will food and sweets.  Sadly, due to our grandson Cohan’s diagnosis with Leukemia and other medical and travel issues, we will not gather with our other children and grandchildren.  That is sad but we rejoice in what the day means and that our family serves the LORD.

Our nation is in turmoil and hate seems to have the upper hand over love, but in our heart of hearts, we know that LOVE will prevail.  The Love of God is more powerful than all the hate of the devil.  We will gather and reflect on God’s Gift to Humanity and His Grace.  We will rejoice in His blessings even as my wife battles Stage-Four Breast Cancer.  We will pray for His Kingdom to Come and His Will to be done on Earth as it is in heaven.  We will Celebrate Jesus!

Additionally, we will not forget that many are not so blessed and who will be alone on this special day.  I know what it is to be separated from family on Christmas during a time of war and although I had people around me that I would have and did trust with my life, they were like family but they could not replace my own flesh and blood family.  Now that I am in the Family of God my family has expanded dramatically and I have brothers and sisters all over the world with which I share the joy of this day.

So, attempting to be brief I simply say Merry Christmas!  It is my prayer that this day will be a joyous reminder of the Greatest Gift ever given when God gave us His Son so that we could become sons and daughters of God.  It is with a joyous heart I say, “Thank you LORD for your unspeakable and incomparable gift of Salvation!”  Thank you to my friends for your expressions of love and caring.  Thank you to my own immediate and extended natural family for the years of joy you have brought to my life and for all the times you have been there when at times you were totally unaware how treasured your expression of love is and was!

God bless you and may you have a Merry Christmas and a Joyous and Happy New Year!  May the year 2021 be a year of incredible victory in your life and family!

May you walk in the fullness of the Blessings and Covenants of God!

AMERICA AND GOD…


If I asked everyone to give their opinion or belief as to whether or not America was founded on Christian principles or was founded as a Christian nation, there would likely be three distinct responses.  Some would say, NO! That would be a categorical rejection of that idea.  Others would say, ABSOLUTELY! That would also be an unequivocal affirmation.  The third response would be, I Don’t Know, or something to that effect.  There is a basis to argue from all viewpoints, however, my view is that America was highly influenced by the Bible and Christianity and most of the Founders and Framers believed the words of Solomon in Proverbs 14:34 – “Righteousness exalts a nation, but sin is a disgrace to any people.” 

Those who insist categorically that America was not and is not a Christian nation do so from the view that our founders were far more guided by secular thought, self and state interests than the Bible or Christianity.  They acknowledge that the Founders were religious but believe that they rejected many Christian doctrines because they were deists.  The deist argument is one of the most prevalent in arguing against any Christian influence in our formation as a Republic.  I don’t want to get into the minute of that argument but suffice it to say this argument believes that deism, not Christianity was the major influence in America’s founding.

On the other hand, those who contend that Christianity and the Bible were far more influential than any other documents and writings cite the many religious quotations of the Founders.  If that position is taken too far it becomes, “Any quote by any founder supporting religion makes him an orthodox or evangelical Christian.”  I don’t want to take a weak approach in my argument for America’s Christian Founding so let me proceed.

It is a factual reality that in 1776, every European American, except for about 2,500 Jews, identified themselves as being a Christian.  At that time about 98 percent of the colonists were Protestants and the remaining 1.9 percent Roman Catholics.  What kind of Christians were they? Where they committed to the principles and cause of Christ?  Where they superficial in their following of the Christian teaching?  There are those that argue, based on their denominational or doctrinal view that many were not Christians because of their personal failures or omissions such as church membership.

Some were influenced by deism, but the majority were heavily influenced by Christianity and the Bible.  If you research history, you will find how difficult it was to become a member of the Calvinist churches in 18th century America.  If the standard by which we judge whether these men were Christians or influenced by Christianity is ‘moral perfection’ there has never been a Christian.  I would contend that Christianity was not the only influence on the Founders and the Framers of our American Constitution but it was a major influence. 

Historically, it would be difficult to deny that the Puritans who colonized America were not serious Christians.  Their desire and ambition were, in the words of Massachusetts Governor John Winthrop, to create “a shining city upon a hill” (a direct reference to Matthew 5:14).  The Puritans separated the church and the state but believed that both should work in tandem to support, protect, and promote true Christianity.  Were greed and the idea of personal gain involved in any colony?  Of course, it was and that might have been the major influence or motivator for Jamestown.

How can we overlook those fabulous words in the Declaration of Independence, “We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.”   The references to “the laws of nature and of nature’s God” and the documents close by “appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world” and noted that the signers were relying on “the protection of divine Providence.”  How could one argue that does not ring of heavy influence by the Bible and Christianity?  There were calls by our Founders to prayer, fasting, and thanksgiving issued by the Continental and Confederation Congresses. 

How can we overlook the fact that although the Constitution says little about God or religion the hints are there that they viewed America as a Christian nation?  Before you protest let me continue.  What about the inclusion that a pocket veto occurs 10 days after a bill is passed by Congress, Sundays excepted?  What about the directive of Article VI that prohibits religious tests for federal offices? 

Barry Alan Shain in “The Myth of American Individualism: The Protestant Origins of American Political Thought” makes a broad-stroked argument for the influence of Christianity on our Founders.  He received support from Donald Lutz, who examined 15,000 pamphlets, articles, and books on political subjects published in the late 18th century.  He concluded that the Bible was cited more than any other book, article, or pamphlet. 

Let me borrow from the Heritage Foundations research and argument that although the Bible or Christianity is not mentioned in the Constitution or the Bill of Rights, the Founders were influenced by both.

James Madison wrote in Federalist 51, “If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external or internal controls on government would be necessary.”  That understanding and Christian influence helped them steer away from utopian concepts.  It helped them turn from what many Enlightenment Thinkers of that day supported, “a strong centralized government run by experts.”  God deliver us from the so-called governmental experts of our day. 

Also, they believed, as do I, that God has ordained moral standards and that all legislation must be made in accordance with those standards.  In their writings, it is easy to discern that they believed that moral law took precedence over human laws.  I also believe it is easy to ascertain their view of liberty was heavily influenced by Scripture and Christianity.  Supreme Court Justice James Wilson said, “Without liberty, law loses its nature and its name, and becomes oppression.  Without law, liberty also loses its nature and its name, and become licentiousness.”

I’m sure this will upset some who do not believe in God or Creation, but our American Founders believed that human beings were created in the imago dei – the image of God.  I am equally convinced that many of them were devotedly convinced that religious liberty was a prize and right that must be protected extensively.  However, there were many who expressed their views that civil authorities should encourage Christianity. 

If you choose to cite the 1947 Supreme Court Decision of ‘Everson v. Board of Education’ and argue that the Founders intended an impenetrable wall of separation between Church and State let me suggest a consideration.  Consider the many Founders who made public statements and took governmental action to demonstrate their views were eons away from the modern view.  They believed that Religious Liberty was a Right and had to be protected.  I refer you to George Mason’s 1776 draft of Article XVI OF Virginia’s Declaration of Rights. “That as Religion, or the Duty which we owe to our divine and omnipotent Creator, and the Manner of discharging it, can be governed only by Reason and Conviction, not by Force or Violence; and therefore, that all Men should enjoy the fullest Toleration in the Exercise of Religion, according to the Dictates of Conscience, unpunished and unrestrained by the Magistrate….”

James Madison did not like the use of the word toleration and contended that it implied that religious liberty was a grant from the state and could be revoked and had it reworded, “the free exercise of religion” is a right, not a privilege granted by the state.  They also argued that religion belonged in the public square.  I refer to Thomas Jefferson’s letter to the Danbury Baptist Association.  It is argued that Jefferson insisted on a wall so prohibitive that nothing of religion could be in the public square.  However, if you research history you will find that Jefferson issued calls for prayer and fasting as Governor of Virginia.  He even drafted bills allowing the governor to appoint “days of public fasting and humiliation, or thanksgiving” and to punish “Disturbers of Religious Worship and Sabbath Breakers.”   

Jefferson suggested, as a member of the Continental Congress that the nation adopt a seal containing the image of Moses “extending his hand over the sea, causing it to overwhelm Pharaoh.”   He included the motto: “Rebellion to tyrants is obedience to God.”  The separation that bans anything religious from the public square won’t square with that.  We could cite George Washington and his numerous references and appeals for focus on God both publicly and privately. 

I believe that our Republic as a society and as a government has drifted from the founding principles.  Our Founders believed it permissible and even encouraged the national and state governments to encourage Christianity.  That may not be prudent today, but to ban the influence of God, Christianity, and the biblical moral virtues and principles from all things public is to invite problems we could avoid.  Most of us would like to see an America where people are treated with respect and viewed as equal under the law.  Most of us would like to see an America where our government allows us to enjoy Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness without undue influence, regulation or control.

I am not calling for Christianity to control the government or the government to attempt to control the Church.  I am calling for all who believe and follow Christ to pray for this nation and pressure our elected officials to return to allowing states and communities to determine how much or how little of the Bible they want in their public sectors.  I am calling for everyone who prays to pray for America and our leaders.  I believe we were founded on Christian principles but also that our Founders wanted you to be free to worship or not worship as your heart dictates.  I believe in America and I believe in God!

God bless you and God bless America!