Rite of Passage

Cherokee Legend

Do you know the legend of the Cherokee Indian youths’ rite of Passage?


His father takes him into the forest, blindfolds him an leaves him alone.  He is required to sit on a stump the whole night and not remove the blindfold until the rays of the morning sun shine through it.  He cannot cry out for help to anyone.



Once he survives the night, he is a MAN.

He cannot tell the other boys of this experience, because each lad must come into manhood on his own.

The boy is naturally terrified. He can hear all kinds of noises. Wild beasts must surely be all around him . Maybe even some human might do him harm.

The wind blew the grass and earth, and shook his stump, but he sat stoically, never removing the blindfold. It would be the only way he could become a man!

Finally, after a horrific night the sun appeared and he removed his blindfold.



It was then that he discovered his father sitting on the stump next to him.

He had been at watch the entire night, protecting his son from harm.

We, too, are never alone. Even when we don’t know it, God is watching over us, sitting on the stump beside us.

When trouble comes, all we have to do  is reach out to Him.

If you liked this story, pass it on.
If not, you took off your blindfold before dawn.

Moral of the story:
Just because you can’t see Our Father in Heaven, Our Creator
Doesn’t mean He is not there.


“For we walk by faith, not by sight.”

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Has the US Constitution been suspended?

Many called for the impeachment of President Clinton, then it was President Bush and now we have President Obama on the list. But here is my question, who ever heard of a  president “elect” dictator king impeaching himself?

Something I came across recently which gives new insight into the latest outrage of President Obama ordering the attacks on Libya without congressional consent and WHY Congress sits back and does nothing.

Seems, the checks and balance of the US Congress no longer exist, but resides with the executive branch since Aug. 4, 1990. Senate Bill 2834: Senate Intelligence Authorization Act—-IMO, this is why Congress did NOTHING when Obama ordered our troops to attack Libya without congressional authority. If not true, then WHY the inaction from our so-called congress??  (Now I understand why crazy stuff is crammed into bills presented that have nothing to do with what they are supposed to be voting on!—They have been slipping in these Constitution destroying items for YEARS and then they go back and combine them later!)

It was set to law years ago, but not used until the present time. What that tells me, is this is just the tip of the proverbial iceberg. I have felt the “Noahide Laws” would be used at some point in the future, now I see proof, that these “harmless” sounding bills/public laws can and will be used against the American people. Think they don’t know what they are doing ?

This is an ancient evil thousand upon thousands of years old —the work of the ages— is unfolding upon the world! (Very interesting read, The Protocols of the Learned Elders of Zion)

For years, there have been revisions and add-ons to this bill and many others such as the creation of FEMA, Department of Homeland Security, The Patriot Act, etc,  giving the Executive branch more and more power.

We all should remember how Janet Napalitano-Head of DHS,  sent out alerts to all local law enforcement about US Patriots being domestic terrorist—-think that was an accident? No, it was a TEST and proves that patriots aka Nationalist are a threat to their agenda to come. (I woke up one morning in America only to discover the country I love has been hi-jacked by Lucifer worshiping Fascists….not a dream, but reality in our face!)

In addition, for decades,  presidents have been skirting congress by writing their own laws and policies and term them as, Executive Orders, National Security Council Memos, National Security Directives, and or National Security Decision Directives. During President Reagan’s terms in office, a man I admired for the most part,  is documented to have written over 300 of them!

People, its OVER! Done and gone. The country we knew as America is no more—-they only wait for their appointed time to spring the trap they have set for the sleeping/brainwashed/ delusional masses.

This great EVIL has infiltrated EVERY aspect of our society! They rule from BOTH sides of the political isle.  They control our media, schools, colleges, banking, housing, jobs, industry, healthcare, economy, private property, food supply, seed supply, waterways, transportation, fuel,  electrical power plants; our court / legal systems,  our military and our law enforcement agencies at local, county, state levels and Postal Service.  Think the post office is harmless? Not so,  when you and your family could/would be required to “register” there and they start separating your family for work detail or your children are loaded onto a bus for “re-education”…..and what if you should plan to fight them, they may just shoot you in the head on the spot and take your family anyway.

There is no escaping what is coming according to The New Testament—the time of the Gentiles is about to be fulfilled.

Our once great nation has been blessed with so many freedoms and privileges and I’m THANKFUL to Our Father in Heaven, that I was born and raised here.  Enjoy your freedoms and the life given you by Our Father;  cherish your family time and prepare for the spiritual battles to come. The time for the American people to reap what our nation has sown upon foreign soil is coming back to us full circle!

Here is one patriot, William “Bill” Cooper,  who tried to warn us.

Secret  “Alien” Agenda

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Evil in the world

Do Not be Deceived! How to fight the demons and deliverance.

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Behold a Pale Horse by Bill Cooper–

This is 1 of 18  audio book videos available on You Tube for those who can not attain the book.

http://www.youtube.com/user/TonyStarkIndustries

Related Links:

http://www.cuttingedge.org/News/n1569.cfm

http://www.globalsecurity.org/intell/library/congress/1990_cr/h901024-ia.htm

Rahm Emanuel Auerbach denied ballot, vows he will prevail. Wonder how?

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The latest headline:

Emanuel Vows He’ll Prevail in Fight to Be on Chicago Ballot

Monday, 24 Jan 2011 01:24 PM

CHICAGO — An Illinois Appeals Court has ruled that Rahm Emanuel’s name can’t appear on the ballot for Chicago mayor because he didn’t live in the city in the year before the election.

The judges voted 2-1 on Monday to overturn a lower court ruling to keep Emanuel’s name on the Feb. 22 ballot.

Those challenging Emanuel have said the White House chief of staff did not meet a residency requirement because he lived in Washington and not Chicago when he worked for President Barack Obama. Emanuel has said he always intended to return to Chicago and was living in Washington only at the request of the president.

Emanuel told reporters on Monday that the ruling is just one turn in the road and that he undoubtedly will prevail in the fight to be on the ballot.

Read more on Newsmax.com: http://www.newsmax.com/InsideCover/Rahm-Emanuel-Chicago-mayor/2011/01/24/id/383734

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Latest Update: 1-25-11–no grass growing under his feet! lol

Illinois high court will hear Rahm Emanuel appeal

By DEANNA BELLANDI, Associated Press Deanna Bellandi, Associated Press 1 hr 47 mins ago

CHICAGO – Illinois’ highest court agreed Tuesday to decide whether Rahm Emanuel can run for Chicago mayor, and justices ordered election officials not to print any ballots without his name until they rule on the case.

The action bought valuable time for the former White House chief of staff, who a day earlier was kicked off the ballot by an appeals court. The state Supreme Court said it would expedite the matter but gave no specific time frame.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_chicago_mayor

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Latest-Latest News!!! 1-27-11 The Verdict is in just in time for ballot printing!! –lol

Ill. high court: Emanuel can run for Chicago mayor

By DON BABWIN and DEANNA BELLANDI, Associated Press Don Babwin And Deanna Bellandi, Associated Press 11 mins ago

CHICAGO – Illinois’ highest court put Rahm Emanuel back in the race for Chicago mayor Thursday, three days after a lower court threw the former White House chief of staff off the ballot because he had not lived in the city for a full year.

The state Supreme Court ruled unanimously in Emanuel’s favor, saying an appeals court decision that said the candidate needed to be physically present in Chicago was “without any foundation in Illinois law.”

“As I said from the beginning, I think the voters deserve the right to make the choice of who should be mayor,” Emanuel said shortly after getting word of the high court’s action. “I’m not quite sure emotionally where I’m at….

…”I’m relieved for the city. I’m relieved for the voters because they need the certainty that’s important for them.”

Emanuel lived for nearly two years in Washington working for President Barack Obama. He moved back to Chicago in October, after Mayor Richard M. Daley announced he would not seek another term.

When he learned of Thursday’s ruling, Emanuel said he immediately called his wife and took a congratulatory call from his old boss, the president.

Political observers said the ruling resurrecting Emanuel’s candidacy would probably give him added momentum heading into the last month of the campaign.

Don Rose, a longtime analyst of Chicago politics, said he thought the saga brought would bring Emanuel “even greater sympathy” and could lift him to victory.

“It’s over,” Rose said. “The only open question is whether he wins it in the first round or whether there’s a runoff.”…

…The residency questions have dogged Emanuel ever since he announced his bid. He tried to move back into his house when he returned to Chicago, but the family renting it wanted $100,000 to move out early.

The tenant, businessman Rob Halpin, later filed paperwork to run for mayor against Emanuel, only to withdraw from the race a short time later.

The elections board and a Cook County judge had previously ruled in favor of Emanuel, a former congressman, saying he did not abandon his Chicago residency when he went to work at the White House.

The Supreme Court took special note of Emanuel’s testimony before the election board in which he listed all the personal items he left in the house in Chicago when he moved to Washington — including his wife’s wedding dress, photographs of his children and clothes they wore as newborns, as well as items belonging to his grandfather.

The board “determined that, in this situation, the rental did not show abandonment of the residence,” the court wrote. “This conclusion was well supported by the evidence and was not clearly erroneous.”

More than two dozen people testified on the residency issue at an election board hearing in December. The three-day hearing got progressively stranger as attorneys gave way to Chicago residents who filed objections to the candidacy, including one man who asked Emanuel if he caused the 1993 siege at Waco, Texas.

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20110128/ap_on_go_ot/us_chicago_mayor

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Who IS “Rahm Emanuel”?

Now, A look at the Past:

Let’s look at a few things and then you decide for yourself.

(Note: The term “Jew” listed in the following articles is misleading IMO—A Communist Zionist does not a real “Jew” make. Remember the media and society has programmed us into believing that there is no such thing as a “Radical Terrorist Zionist or Jew”, to say such a thing means you are WRONGLY labeled and accused of being Anti-Semitic” )

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Rahm Emanuel’s Jewish Terrorist Dad Already Insulting Arabs

You may recall that knife-wielding madmanRahm Emanuel, Barack Obama’s new Chief of Staff, has a dad named Benjamin who used to be an Israeli terrorist! Back in the 1940s Benjamin was in a militant Zionist group that massacred some Arabs and did various other freedom-promoting actions. These things can be a little sensitive, so uh, hey Rahm, whatever you do, don’t let your dad go giving racist quotes about Arabs to Israeli newspapers. Okay? Oh hell, it’s too late:

So Benjamin, will Rahm influence the White House to more pro-Israel?

“Obviously he’ll influence the President to be pro-Israel. Why wouldn’t he? What is he, an Arab? He’s not going to be mopping floors at the White House.”

http://gawker.com/5086135/rahm-emanuels-jewish-terrorist-dad-already-insulting-arabs

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Rahm “Emanuel” Auerbach Exposed!

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RAHM EMANUEL: Ardent Zionist called Obama’s ‘Svengali’

By Victor Thorn

More sinister than Karl Rove and potentially deadlier than Dick “Darth Vader” Cheney, his name is Rahm Emanuel, and he was recently appointed chief of staff in the president-elect’s White House. This first official act should send waves of alarm through people because Barack Obama promised change, but what we’re getting is the exact same cabal that brought us 9-11 and endless war in the Middle East.

Initial media reports described Emanuel as a vulgar, Chicago-based enforcer who had an aggressive, in-your- face, pit-bull style. Others painted him as a partisan Washington insider with strong ties to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.).Although these labels seem harsh, the reality is far worse.

Rahm Emanuel, nicknamed “Rahmbo,” is a pro- Israel Orthodox Jew who was educated in a Talmudic yeshiva and served as a volunteer in the Israeli Defense Force (IDF). He is a dual citizen of Israel, which his office  refused to deny when AFP inquired. Israel is the only nation where Americans can apply for and obtain citizenship without automatically renouncing U.S. citizenship.

Some Americans are unilaterally proclaimed citizens of other countries, as when an American GI marries a French girl and becomes an automatic citizen of France. But if the GI applied for and obtained French citizenship, he would lose his American citizenship. It is impossible to be a 100 percent loyal American and have an ounce of loyalty to another country; there is no #101 percent and the interests of Israel and the United States are not always synonymous.

Those familiar with the 9-11 terrorist attacks know that the IDF was instrumental in training the Dancing Israelis who—from a rooftop in Weehawken, N. J.—had the foreknowledge to videotape both WTC towers being struck by kamikaze jetliners, then celebrate afterward.

Mentored by members of Chicago’s corrupt party machine like convicted Congressman Dan Rostenkowski, Emanuel gravitated to Washington in 1991 after becoming Bill Clinton’s campaign finance committee director. His star rose even higher when he served as one of the primary NAFTA architects and pushed strict anti-gun legislation. After leaving his post as a policy aide for the Clintons, he used his influence as an investment banker to rake in millions during the late 1990s. With this money, Emanuel won a congressional seat in 2002, became the fourth ranking House Democrat by 2006, and is now the most powerful member of Obama’s executive office team.

FAMILY HISTORY OF VIOLENCE

What truly makes Emanuel dangerous is that his Israeli-born father Benjamin was an integral member of the Zionist terror group known as Irgun during the 1940s. Along with another notorious terror outfit—the Stern Gang—Irgun bombed Jerusalem’s King David Hotel in 1946 where 96 people were killed; while also instigating the 1948 Deir Yassin Massacre.

Rahm Emanuel is the son of a terrorist who directly plotted the assassination of Count Bernadotte, a Swedish diplomat and United Nations envoy who tried to broker peace in Palestine. But Irgun didn’t seek treaties. It instead sought racial cleansing and genocide. According to Elisabeth Bumiller in The New York Times, Benjamin Emanuel passed secret codes to Shin Bet bomber and future Prime Minister Menachem Begin. These very same Jewish terrorists eventually became the recognized Israeli government in 1948, as well as predecessors to Benjamin Netanyahu’s right-wing Likud Party.

OBAMA’S SVENGALI

Rahm Emanuel likes to brag about his role in discovering Barack Obama. “Six years ago, people on the North Side of Chicago took a bet on a young kid,” reporter D.H. Williams writes of their symbiotic relationship.

“Rahm and Barack have a deep history together in Chicago politics. Emanuel has been instrumental in the rise of Barack Obama from neophyte senator to the next president of the United States. Getting virtually no media attention, Rahm Emanuel has been by Obama’s side during most of the last two years on the campaign trail.”

If Karl Rove was George W. Bush’s architect, the same can be said of the Emanuel connection. When Obama bowed and groveled at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) convention on June 4, 2008, it was Emanuel who escorted him to meet the executive board afterward.

Emanuel has been the operative who, according to the Chicago Tribune, “remade the Democratic Party in his own image.” Illinois Rep. Ray LaHood (R) seconded this notion. “He legitimately can be called the golden boy of the Democratic Party today. He recruited the right candidates, found the money and funded them, and provided issues for them. Rahm did what no one else could do.”

Worst of all, Emanuel is a rampant warmonger who takes his cues from the neo-cons. In his book The Plan: Big Ideas for America, he wrote, “We need to expand the U.S. Army by 100,000 more troops.”

What will America’s next target be under an Obama presidency? Sources close to Emanuel say that he has a “Zionist obsession with Iran.”

To get a final idea of what we’re dealing with, consider this quote from U.S. war journalist Pat Dollard:

“Let me tell you right now, no exaggeration. Rahm Emanuel is the devil. He is . . . a Goebbels, a Mengele, a perfect Cromwell who would, without the faintest evidence of hesitation washing across his face for even a millisecond, order and even personally execute each and every human being he or Obama perceived to be an enemy of the regime. And if you ever personally offended him, and he had the opportunity to kill you, he would probably do it by starting with your children as you were made to watch. He is a bad guy.”

Some researchers have gone so far as to claim that Emanuel was the notorious “Mega” spy deep inside the Clinton administration who passed top-secret documents about Iran on to the Israeli government, causing a great deal of chaos among the various intelligence agencies. Be very wary of this man. Like the “Prince of Darkness” Richard Perle and Michael Chertoff before him (both of whom hold dual U.S.-Israeli citizenships), it may well be proven that his loyalties rest more with a fabricated little state in the Middle East than they do with us.

Victor Thorn is a hard-hitting researcher, journalist and the author of
many books on 9-11 and the New World Order. These include 9-11 Evil:
The Israeli Role in 9-11
and Phantom Flight 93.

http://www.americanfreepress.net/html/rahm_emanuel_157.html

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Who is Rahm Emanuel?


Who is Rahm Emanuel? Besides being Obama’s Chief of Staff, he is also a Zionist gun-grabbing Communist; all traits that Obama apparently has no problem with. If the amount of Jews that Obama has surrounded himself with isn’t telling enough, the nature and agenda of these people should at least give you pause. In the videos below, Emanuel’s dedication to Israel, public disarmament, and government control become apparent.
Even Alex Jones, who almost always refuses to acknowledge Jewish power, speaks out in disgust about an America that has been infiltrated by Jews who are loyal to Israel. Rahm Emanuel serves as an example of traditional Jewish politics in America; he advocates one ideology for white Americans while advocating the exact opposite for Israel. For example, he advocates strict gun laws here in the U.S., but Israeli citizens are allowed to publicly carry virtually any type of firearm they wish through the streets of Jerusalem. He advocates liberal/global economic policies for America, but economic independence for Israel. Emanuel pushes multiculturalism on Americans by vehemently supporting our country’s first black president, but is a major supporter of right-wing Israeli segregationist policies.

Not only does Emanuel actually hold dual American-Israeli citizenship (like most Jews in our government), but he even served in the Israeli military during the first gulf war. He also comes from a family with an ultra-Zionist history. His father was born in Jerusalem and was a member of a radical Zionist organization named Irgun. This is how Wikipedia describes Irgun:

Irgun was a militantZionist group that operated in Palestine between 1931 and 1948. It was established as a militant offshoot of the earlier and larger Jewishparamilitary organization Haganah (Hebrew: “The Defense”). For reasons of secrecy, people often referred to the Irgun, during that time, as Haganah Bet (Hebrew: literally “Defense ‘B’ ” or “Second Defense”, or alternatively as Haganah Ha’leumit or Ha’ma’amad). In present-day Israel, Irgun is commonly referred to as Etzel, an acronym of the Hebrew initials.
The Irgun was the armed expression of the nascent ideology of Revisionist Zionism founded by Ze’ev Jabotinsky. He expressed this ideology as “every Jew had the right to enter Palestine; only active retaliation would deter the Arabs and the British; only Jewish armed force would ensure the Jewish state”.[1]
Some of the better-known attacks by Irgun were the bombing of the King David Hotel in Jerusalem on 22 July 1946 and the Deir Yassin massacre (accomplished together with the Stern Gang) on 9 April 1948.

Radical Zionism and Communism have plagued Emanuel’s entire family. As we look at this next quote from Wikipedia, we see that members of his family have been involved in Zionism, ultra-liberalism, hollywood, etc. :

Emanuel was born in Chicago, Illinois to Jewish parents.[4] His father, Benjamin M. Emanuel, a Jerusalem-born pediatrician, was a member of the Irgun.[6][7] His mother, Martha Smulevitz, was the daughter of a Chicago union organizer.[1] She worked in the civil rights movement and owned, briefly, a local rock-and-roll club.[6] She is now a psychiatric social worker.[6] The two met in Chicago in the 1950s.[1] Emanuel’s older brother Ezekiel J. Emanuel is an oncologist and bioethicist, and his brother Ari Emanuel a Hollywood talent agent.[5] He has an adopted sister, Shoshanna, 14 years his junior.[5][6]
Emanuel’s first name, Rahm means high or lofty in Hebrew, and is the namesake of one Rahamim (surname unknown), which means mercy in Hebrew, killed in the 1940s fighting for the Zionist group Lehi.[8][9] The surname Emanuel, adopted by the family in honor of his father’s brother Emanuel Auerbach, killed in Jerusalem during a skirmish with Arabs, means God is with us. Sources conflict as to whether the family changed its name from Auerbach in 1933 or 1938.[6][8][9]
When the family lived in Chicago, Emanuel attended Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School, a Conservative Jewish day school.[10] After his family moved to Wilmette, he attended public schools: Romona School, Wilmette Junior High School, and New Trier West High School.[1][11] He and his brothers attended summer camp in Israel, including just after the 1967 Six Day War.

Rahm Emanuel is an example of only one man, in a long list of Jews with similar beliefs and backgrounds, who has helped shape this country’s ideals and policies. When the American people desperately want to know what has happened to their country, they should know right where to look.

http://www.whitenewsnow.com/2nd-amendment-gun-rights/301-who-rahm-emanuel.html

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Friday, January 28, 2011

A Response to the Pro-Zionist American

Salem-News.com
Salem-News.com reader responds to article, Why We Criticize Israel by Tim King.

“I think Zionism and especially American Zionists are absolutely intellectually dishonest. American Zionists were (and are) acting completely un-American to have in the past (or present) brought support a policy of ethno-religious centrism as a basis for politically “creating” another country for a distinct ethno-religious group. This type of behavior was and is absolutely against the precepts of our U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights; and is therefore purely antithetical for any U.S. citizen to support.

I know, I know; mostly white, Christian Americans did something similar to the Native Americans while bandying about a ‘Manifest Destiny’ ideology (excuse) which was as morally dishonest (then) as Zionist ideology (excuse) is today. It was and is all about aggression, greed and political conniving under fanatical banners of enforcing oppressive ideologies upon others by TAKING THEIR LANDS as if by some kind of “divine” right, which of course is totally illegitimate and immoral. No human speaks for anyone’s God.”

http://uprootedpalestinians.blogspot.com/2011/01/response-to-pro-zionist-american.html

A New Year, a new chance to be reborn

Many Happy New Year Wishes to everyone I know and to those who wander here from other links.

To start this year off, here is something that I feel I need to address on a personal level,  as I have a son who is in crisis right now.

Many people think that being a Christ follower means being “religious” and getting caught up in the denominational confusion.  Having personally been part of that scene and seeing the spiritual life blood drained from so many over petty issues, I came to the conclusion,  read the Word for yourself, pray for guidance and the meaning to be revealed and it happens.

Maybe your reveal will not be the same as it was for me, but truth as He sees fit to give, will be given to each of us at the time of His choosing.

Some can easily denounce the love found in the Word or even that of a concerned parent, because of the RULES of CONDUCT stated and advised for us to follow, which they reject. They think they understand all about religion, calling it lame, etc,  because of the “hypocrites” that claim to be Christan yet who break those very same rules.

If they would take time to read the Word, they would know that nowhere is it written in the Word, that Our Father in Heaven considers us “perfect” or “Flawless”.

He is Our Father and as such,  the Word is set down to help guide us to the best path possible that He wants for us. True, we as parents should live a life that sets a good example for our children and others. But that does not mean we are always perfect or have all the answers or solutions to life’s problems.

Blaming others for ones bad choices does not resolve the problem.  But what it does do, is help destroy the trust, love and respect in the relationship, which is why it is used so often by the dark powers.

There is good and not good in this world and we all must choose the path right for us.  The not good, evil or dark side is always setting traps for us to fall into, always busy putting up barriers on the righteous path,  hoping to lead us far from Our Father and His love and forgiveness.

Being imperfect is part of our human nature and to address this, Our Father loves us so much, that he asks that we acknowledge our faults and wrong doings,  try harder to overcome our weakness, and learn by those mistakes and not repeat them.

May Our Father in Heaven find those in need and bring them to the path that He chose for them. That he setup a barrier of Protection around them and give them strength and courage to defeat the dark powers of this world. With love and in the Name of Jesus Christ. Amen

We love you son and want only the best Our Father has in store for you.

Madam Pelosi: “Clearing the Swamp of Nazi Astro Turf teabaggers” Fail with the majority of Americans. Praise the Lord!

As a first time election judge, serving as an alternate,  I would like to state for the record, that I’m so VERY PROUD of ALL the people in my precinct, black and white, who came out on a rainy day to vote in this important mid-term election.

For those internet party driven “race-baiters”, let it be known that the AMERICAN SPIRIT lives in NE Texas!  There was NO DIVISION of ‘color”, just AMERICANS voting for who they felt was the best candidate or party for our nation.

Maybe those isolated “hate crimes” spun/shown in the media  is “normal” in some big cities or other locations, but it sure wasn’t that way in our community, and I praise and  thank the Good Lord for showing that difference to me!

God Bless America-Lee Greenwood

Independence Day–Martina McBride performing Independence Day Live

The American people have spoken.  “The Day of Reckoning” is HERE!

Just say NO to Moses Karl Marx Communism!

YES to the Praise of Our Father in Heaven and our CONSTITUTION!

I felt truly BLESSED by our Father in Heaven to have been a part of this process.

Lotsa hugs between black and white folks, even between those who didn’t know each other before, LOL, (I think hugs are good for the soul)  good old fashioned camaraderie, just Americans standing together to exercise the right to vote THEIR choice and being NICE doing it!

The other two election judges, Wilma and Sue,  were professional, yet genuinely friendly, honest and over all just WONDERFUL to work with and my great pleasure to meet and interact with.

It was a really wonderful day I shall never forget! I feel honored and privileged to have been a part of it.

A short “Mix’ of those who won yesterday. Notice who says it’s about the American people and those who claim “Their” victory over others, the difference is OBVIOUSLY shown here for those who can see and hear.

This VICTORY is about the AMERICAN PEOPLE of ALL ETHNIC Groups standing up UNITED and having THEIR voices heard!

Now if only those elected will REALLY do what they have promised and come up with REAL solutions. I pray they will.

“Nancy Pelosi says she will seek to become the House minority leader. Who better to be the minority leader than the person who led their party to become the minority?” –comedian Jay Leno

Living on Borrowed Time: Gerald Celente warns us

Gerald Celente warns and shares his incredibly accurate trends and forecasts with Alex Jones,  of what he believes to be coming for America and world-wide. 

“We’ve been HAD America!”

Please watch ALL the videos and prepare. Worse case, it won’t happen and nothing is lost. But what if you don’t prepare and are caught unaware? Think about your family and how best to survive some of what is coming.

Gerald Celente site: http://www.trendsresearch.com/index.htm

Alex Jones sites:

http://www.infowars.com/
http://www.prisonplanet.tv/

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4

Part 5

Part 6

Part 7

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Being a Conservative: What does it REALLY mean?

Media spin and networking blog sites are deceiving Americans!

Being a conservative is not about being a political party.  After listening to the media rhetoric for the past two years, Conservative this, conservative that, Tea party this, Tea party that, Blue dog, yellow dog–all designed to stick a label on individual Americans, so they can be lumped into one big hate feast to be demonized and destroyed by those who oppose what they stand for and represent!

So what exactly IS a Conservative you ask?

Well, It’s very simple really and it’s all about connecting deeds to action, principals to our founding fathers beliefs and God’s Natural law.

A person lives conservatively or they do not.

Let’s do a little analysis on one issue to dissect this elusive creature called conservative.

From a Financial Standpoint

Conservatives learn to make do when they have not.  What does this mean? Well, mostly about going to work bringing home a paycheck  or owning a farm or ranch with animals depending on you caring and feeding them, which produce is marketed to consumers. We have Small Business owners who put sweat and money into a business, not only to make a living, but who go to work every morning knowing that others depend on them to make that business successful in order to provide jobs for others, so they too can provide for their own  families.

Seems our society has become one of no one wants to bother showing up for practice, but ‘everyone wants to be the star quarter-back”, and if that is the case, who is  left on the field to catch the ball? How can a game be won if everyone plays the same position?  I’ll tell you. The game can not be won, nor does the team.

Learning to budget income to debt, are also part of this, and the motto Live within our means is a BIG part of being a conservative. It’s what we do and understand in everyday REAL life, we conserve.

The pundts and political activists have taken the conservative lifestyle based on self-initiative, twisted the meaning in order to demonize those beliefs,  just as the communists did when they infiltrated  the Democratic party.  Being a conservative is a set lifestyle that dates back to our founding fathers and the founding principles that our founding documents were created from. The natural law of God the Creator of us all, can clearly be found in them if a person will only see with his own eyes and hear with his own ears.

Being a conservative is not about forcing one lifestyle onto another, nor about forcing ones belief onto another.

A recent discovery I made, is that there are many out there today who claim to be ‘Conservative” or to represent conservative values and lifestyle, yet in reality, they push ONLY a Neo-Con agenda and use the label term ‘conservative” in order to deceive people. They gather information about individuals who donate money to political causes or those who buy certain books, etc and use that info to generate more sales or donations to whatever agenda THEY are getting paid to promote.

Here is one example:

http://www.blogherald.com/2009/01/31/pajamas-media-shutting-down-ad-network-leaves-bloggers-in-the-poor-house/

Some of these same people, mostly people I refer to as two-faced trolls, are using the blogsphere to push a set agenda and get PAID thru networking and pushing the Neo-con agenda.  Proof can be easily found on their blogroll list which shows ad’s or promotes those paying the blog owner for setting their prescribed agenda.

The poser “conservatives” appear as everyday concerned Americans just blogging to voice their opinion, but that is not what they are doing, but instead get paid for their POV,  which invalidates their opinion as I see it, due to conflict of interest and ethical issues.

Word to the wise: Always remember that actions speak louder than words.

If a political person is NOT living or supporting the conservative lifestyle, then they are NOT conservative.  If they advocate for a person who is NOT conservative, QUESTION both of those candidates and the cyber “friend” because something is NOT as it seems to be, truth is being hidden.

If you are within a conservative blog network and find they refuse to address issues about a candidate who they claim is “conservative”, but one you have found to be out of sink in the conservative beliefs or on the issues, and these self-proclaimed conservative bloggers turn it around on you and demonize you for finding it, THERE is your answer! They are NOT true friends, nor or they real conservatives with just an opinion, but instead have a paid agenda to promote.

My advice? Disassociate asap,  because they are also posing as attack trolls from HELL or create multiple ID’s with different persona’s, and as such, play BOTH sides using your convictions and beliefs to make one big nasty wasteland. They feed off your comments, may attempt to “reset” your opinions or beliefs.  LABELING you  this or that, is the most viable weapon they have on hand, but ALWAYS understand the nature of the beast you are dealing with.  The blog “owner” gets paid by your participation and you clicking it’s site and will twist your NORMAL REAL thinking and that of others,  into whatever the agenda is they get paid to do.

Though not fixed or limited to these ten key principals, the link below deals with basic principals of  a Conservative that I happen to agree with.

Ten Conservative Principles

by Russell Kirk

“Being neither a religion nor an ideology, the body of opinion termed conservatism possesses no Holy Writ and no Das Kapital to provide dogmata. So far as it is possible to determine what conservatives believe, the first principles of the conservative persuasion are derived from what leading conservative writers and public men have professed during the past two centuries. After some introductory remarks on this general theme, I will proceed to list ten such conservative principles.

Perhaps it would be well, most of the time, to use this word “conservative” as an adjective chiefly. For there exists no Model Conservative, and conservatism is the negation of ideology: it is a state of mind, a type of character, a way of looking at the civil social order.

The attitude we call conservatism is sustained by a body of sentiments, rather than by a system of ideological dogmata. It is almost true that a conservative may be defined as a person who thinks himself such. The conservative movement or body of opinion can accommodate a considerable diversity of views on a good many subjects, there being no Test Act or Thirty-Nine Articles of the conservative creed.

In essence, the conservative person is simply one who finds the permanent things more pleasing than Chaos and Old Night. (Yet conservatives know, with Burke, that healthy “change is the means of our preservation.”) A people’s historic continuity of experience, says the conservative, offers a guide to policy far better than the abstract designs of coffee-house philosophers. But of course there is more to the conservative persuasion than this general attitude.

It is not possible to draw up a neat catalogue of conservatives’ convictions; nevertheless, I offer you, summarily, ten general principles; it seems safe to say that most conservatives would subscribe to most of these maxims. In various editions of my book The Conservative Mind I have listed certain canons of conservative thought—the list differing somewhat from edition to edition; in my anthology The Portable Conservative Reader I offer variations upon this theme. Now I present to you a summary of conservative assumptions differing somewhat from my canons in those two books of mine. In fine, the diversity of ways in which conservative views may find expression is itself proof that conservatism is no fixed ideology. What particular principles conservatives emphasize during any given time will vary with the circumstances and necessities of that era. The following ten articles of belief reflect the emphases of conservatives in America nowadays.

  • First, the conservative believes that there exists an enduring moral order. That order is made for man, and man is made for it: human nature is a constant, and moral truths are permanent.

This word order signifies harmony. There are two aspects or types of order: the inner order of the soul, and the outer order of the commonwealth. Twenty-five centuries ago, Plato taught this doctrine, but even the educated nowadays find it difficult to understand. The problem of order has been a principal concern of conservatives ever since conservative became a term of politics.

Our twentieth-century world has experienced the hideous consequences of the collapse of belief in a moral order. Like the atrocities and disasters of Greece in the fifth century before Christ, the ruin of great nations in our century shows us the pit into which fall societies that mistake clever self-interest, or ingenious social controls, for pleasing alternatives to an oldfangled moral order.

It has been said by liberal intellectuals that the conservative believes all social questions, at heart, to be questions of private morality. Properly understood, this statement is quite true. A society in which men and women are governed by belief in an enduring moral order, by a strong sense of right and wrong, by personal convictions about justice and honor, will be a good society—whatever political machinery it may utilize; while a society in which men and women are morally adrift, ignorant of norms, and intent chiefly upon gratification of appetites, will be a bad society—no matter how many people vote and no matter how liberal its formal constitution may be.

  • Second, the conservative adheres to custom, convention, and continuity. It is old custom that enables people to live together peaceably; the destroyers of custom demolish more than they know or desire. It is through convention—a word much abused in our time—that we contrive to avoid perpetual disputes about rights and duties: law at base is a body of conventions. Continuity is the means of linking generation to generation; it matters as much for society as it does for the individual; without it, life is meaningless. When successful revolutionaries have effaced old customs, derided old conventions, and broken the continuity of social institutions—why, presently they discover the necessity of establishing fresh customs, conventions, and continuity; but that process is painful and slow; and the new social order that eventually emerges may be much inferior to the old order that radicals overthrew in their zeal for the Earthly Paradise.

Conservatives are champions of custom, convention, and continuity because they prefer the devil they know to the devil they don’t know. Order and justice and freedom, they believe, are the artificial products of a long social experience, the result of centuries of trial and reflection and sacrifice. Thus the body social is a kind of spiritual corporation, comparable to the church; it may even be called a community of souls. Human society is no machine, to be treated mechanically. The continuity, the life-blood, of a society must not be interrupted. Burke’s reminder of the necessity for prudent change is in the mind of the conservative. But necessary change, conservatives argue, ought to he gradual and discriminatory, never unfixing old interests at once.

  • Third, conservatives believe in what may be called the principle of prescription. Conservatives sense that modern people are dwarfs on the shoulders of giants, able to see farther than their ancestors only because of the great stature of those who have preceded us in time. Therefore conservatives very often emphasize the importance of prescription—that is, of things established by immemorial usage, so that the mind of man runneth not to the contrary. There exist rights of which the chief sanction is their antiquity—including rights to property, often. Similarly, our morals are prescriptive in great part. Conservatives argue that we are unlikely, we moderns, to make any brave new discoveries in morals or politics or taste. It is perilous to weigh every passing issue on the basis of private judgment and private rationality. The individual is foolish, but the species is wise, Burke declared. In politics we do well to abide by precedent and precept and even prejudice, for the great mysterious incorporation of the human race has acquired a prescriptive wisdom far greater than any man’s petty private rationality.
  • Fourth, conservatives are guided by their principle of prudence. Burke agrees with Plato that in the statesman, prudence is chief among virtues. Any public measure ought to be judged by its probable long-run consequences, not merely by temporary advantage or popularity. Liberals and radicals, the conservative says, are imprudent: for they dash at their objectives without giving much heed to the risk of new abuses worse than the evils they hope to sweep away. As John Randolph of Roanoke put it, Providence moves slowly, but the devil always hurries. Human society being complex, remedies cannot be simple if they are to be efficacious. The conservative declares that he acts only after sufficient reflection, having weighed the consequences. Sudden and slashing reforms are as perilous as sudden and slashing surgery.
  • Fifth, conservatives pay attention to the principle of variety. They feel affection for the proliferating intricacy of long-established social institutions and modes of life, as distinguished from the narrowing uniformity and deadening egalitarianism of radical systems. For the preservation of a healthy diversity in any civilization, there must survive orders and classes, differences in material condition, and many sorts of inequality. The only true forms of equality are equality at the Last Judgment and equality before a just court of law; all other attempts at levelling must lead, at best, to social stagnation. Society requires honest and able leadership; and if natural and institutional differences are destroyed, presently some tyrant or host of squalid oligarchs will create new forms of inequality.
  • Sixth, conservatives are chastened by their principle of imperfectability. Human nature suffers irremediably from certain grave faults, the conservatives know. Man being imperfect, no perfect social order ever can be created. Because of human restlessness, mankind would grow rebellious under any utopian domination, and would break out once more in violent discontent—or else expire of boredom. To seek for utopia is to end in disaster, the conservative says: we are not made for perfect things. All that we reasonably can expect is a tolerably ordered, just, and free society, in which some evils, maladjustments, and suffering will continue to lurk. By proper attention to prudent reform, we may preserve and improve this tolerable order. But if the old institutional and moral safeguards of a nation are neglected, then the anarchic impulse in humankind breaks loose: “the ceremony of innocence is drowned.” The ideologues who promise the perfection of man and society have converted a great part of the twentieth-century world into a terrestrial hell.
  • Seventh, conservatives are persuaded that freedom and property are closely linked. Separate property from private possession, and Leviathan becomes master of all. Upon the foundation of private property, great civilizations are built. The more widespread is the possession of private property, the more stable and productive is a commonwealth. Economic levelling, conservatives maintain, is not economic progress. Getting and spending are not the chief aims of human existence; but a sound economic basis for the person, the family, and the commonwealth is much to be desired.

Sir Henry Maine, in his Village Communities, puts strongly the case for private property, as distinguished from communal property: “Nobody is at liberty to attack several property and to say at the same time that he values civilization. The history of the two cannot be disentangled.” For the institution of several property—that is, private property—has been a powerful instrument for teaching men and women responsibility, for providing motives to integrity, for supporting general culture, for raising mankind above the level of mere drudgery, for affording leisure to think and freedom to act. To be able to retain the fruits of one’s labor; to be able to see one’s work made permanent; to be able to bequeath one’s property to one’s posterity; to be able to rise from the natural condition of grinding poverty to the security of enduring accomplishment; to have something that is really one’s own—these are advantages difficult to deny. The conservative acknowledges that the possession of property fixes certain duties upon the possessor; he accepts those moral and legal obligations cheerfully.

  • Eighth, conservatives uphold voluntary community, quite as they oppose involuntary collectivism. Although Americans have been attached strongly to privacy and private rights, they also have been a people conspicuous for a successful spirit of community. In a genuine community, the decisions most directly affecting the lives of citizens are made locally and voluntarily. Some of these functions are carried out by local political bodies, others by private associations: so long as they are kept local, and are marked by the general agreement of those affected, they constitute healthy community. But when these functions pass by default or usurpation to centralized authority, then community is in serious danger. Whatever is beneficent and prudent in modern democracy is made possible through cooperative volition. If, then, in the name of an abstract Democracy, the functions of community are transferred to distant political direction—why, real government by the consent of the governed gives way to a standardizing process hostile to freedom and human dignity.

For a nation is no stronger than the numerous little communities of which it is composed. A central administration, or a corps of select managers and civil servants, however well intentioned and well trained, cannot confer justice and prosperity and tranquility upon a mass of men and women deprived of their old responsibilities. That experiment has been made before; and it has been disastrous. It is the performance of our duties in community that teaches us prudence and efficiency and charity.

  • Ninth, the conservative perceives the need for prudent restraints upon power and upon human passions. Politically speaking, power is the ability to do as one likes, regardless of the wills of one’s fellows. A state in which an individual or a small group are able to dominate the wills of their fellows without check is a despotism, whether it is called monarchical or aristocratic or democratic. When every person claims to be a power unto himself, then society falls into anarchy. Anarchy never lasts long, being intolerable for everyone, and contrary to the ineluctable fact that some persons are more strong and more clever than their neighbors. To anarchy there succeeds tyranny or oligarchy, in which power is monopolized by a very few.

The conservative endeavors to so limit and balance political power that anarchy or tyranny may not arise. In every age, nevertheless, men and women are tempted to overthrow the limitations upon power, for the sake of some fancied temporary advantage. It is characteristic of the radical that he thinks of power as a force for good—so long as the power falls into his hands. In the name of liberty, the French and Russian revolutionaries abolished the old restraints upon power; but power cannot be abolished; it always finds its way into someone’s hands. That power which the revolutionaries had thought oppressive in the hands of the old regime became many times as tyrannical in the hands of the radical new masters of the state.

Knowing human nature for a mixture of good and evil, the conservative does not put his trust in mere benevolence. Constitutional restrictions, political checks and balances, adequate enforcement of the laws, the old intricate web of restraints upon will and appetite—these the conservative approves as instruments of freedom and order. A just government maintains a healthy tension between the claims of authority and the claims of liberty.

  • Tenth, the thinking conservative understands that permanence and change must be recognized and reconciled in a vigorous society. The conservative is not opposed to social improvement, although he doubts whether there is any such force as a mystical Progress, with a Roman P, at work in the world. When a society is progressing in some respects, usually it is declining in other respects. The conservative knows that any healthy society is influenced by two forces, which Samuel Taylor Coleridge called its Permanence and its Progression. The Permanence of a society is formed by those enduring interests and convictions that gives us stability and continuity; without that Permanence, the fountains of the great deep are broken up, society slipping into anarchy. The Progression in a society is that spirit and that body of talents which urge us on to prudent reform and improvement; without that Progression, a people stagnate.

Therefore the intelligent conservative endeavors to reconcile the claims of Permanence and the claims of Progression. He thinks that the liberal and the radical, blind to the just claims of Permanence, would endanger the heritage bequeathed to us, in an endeavor to hurry us into some dubious Terrestrial Paradise. The conservative, in short, favors reasoned and temperate progress; he is opposed to the cult of Progress, whose votaries believe that everything new necessarily is superior to everything old.

Change is essential to the body social, the conservative reasons, just as it is essential to the human body. A body that has ceased to renew itself has begun to die. But if that body is to be vigorous, the change must occur in a regular manner, harmonizing with the form and nature of that body; otherwise change produces a monstrous growth, a cancer, which devours its host. The conservative takes care that nothing in a society should ever be wholly old, and that nothing should ever be wholly new. This is the means of the conservation of a nation, quite as it is the means of conservation of a living organism. Just how much change a society requires, and what sort of change, depend upon the circumstances of an age and a nation.

Such, then, are ten principles that have loomed large during the two centuries of modern conservative thought. Other principles of equal importance might have been discussed here: the conservative understanding of justice, for one, or the conservative view of education. But such subjects, time running on, I must leave to your private investigation.

The great line of demarcation in modern politics, Eric Voegelin used to point out, is not a division between liberals on one side and totalitarians on the other. No, on one side of that line are all those men and women who fancy that the temporal order is the only order, and that material needs are their only needs, and that they may do as they like with the human patrimony. On the other side of that line are all those people who recognize an enduring moral order in the universe, a constant human nature, and high duties toward the order spiritual and the order temporal.”
Go here for the list: http://www.kirkcenter.org/kirk/ten-principles.html

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Though I do not agree with Fred Thompson 100% of the time, I think he spoke well in this video.

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