The Problem is attacks on Christian Fundamentalism by Atheists and Christians

September 18, 2014

The problem is shown here in the title of the post on this blog is “The Problem Isn’t Islam … It’s ALL Religious Fundamentalism”, and the content reflects the ignorance in the title.

The author quotes a “religion historian”, who the quotes show is an ignorant “historian” who does not know enough history to comment on this. For example, in the birthing years of Islam the wars of conquest were anything BUT “defensive”, whereas both Christ the founder of Christianity and his followers in the first three centuries laid down their own lives for the unbeliever. Later on, starting with Mohammed, Muslims laid down the lives of infidels to subjugate the surviving victims.

The Amish, fundamentalists by any definition, are as much a problem as ISIS? Really? Who do you think you’re kidding?

Regardless of what the Koran says, most Muslims are as peaceful as Christians, according to a Lebanese Christian interviewed today on Christian radio, who also said that most Muslims there are sick and tired of the bad guys. I once worked with a Lebanese Muslim and we were best of friends, and shared our faith with each other totally.

BUT Christians are marginalized, vilified and the present culture in the US and around the world is much more hostile to Christianity than Christians are to others. Most of the time when you might read that “violence broke out” between Christians and Muslims in someplace like Nigeria, the backstory is that Muslims attacked Christians.

It is more like a few manipulating powerful influences who want to set the two “religions” at each other.

An example of how the group of atheists that proselytize militantly (like the author of both the book and this blog did here) is more dangerous than the people he’s criticizing, is the danger exemplified in the way most of the statist media cartel treated the massacre at Utoya Island in Norway in 2011, when Anders Breivik killed some 88 young folks in cold blood.

In the first day of the story, for many hours (I kept checking back) CNN ran the story headline on the bottom of the screen, blaming the killer as a “fundamentalist Christian”. However the story had ALREADY broken that the guy called himself an ATHEIST defending the European Christian CULTURE.

So now CNN was calling a guy “fundamentalist” simply because they saw his first comments lamenting the loss of Christian culture, and more important for them, he did something bad.

Who needs a Janet Napolitano bad-guy list when we have sources like CNN and this blog doing her tyrannical dirty work for her?

The problem is fundamentalist atheism supplemented with a dose of Pavlov conditioning against anything “Christian”. Christians are very unholy sometimes, and the wars are evil, but this is not Christianity, And those wars have nothing to do with “fundamentalism”. The problem is the LOSS of “fundamentalism”, because the most basic Christian fundamental is the BIble, the Word of God.

Scofield, along with Darby in England, HATED the Bible and started Christians on the road to ruin and apostasy with the diabolical doctrine of “dispensations”.

Honduras needs free market capitalism

September 17, 2014

On the Honduras Weekly web site, there was an interesting discussion about the possible merits of socialism, in the context of the declared aim of the so-called “Partido Libre” in Honduras:
http://www.hondurasweekly.com/component/k2/item/20827-socialism-instead-of-neoliberal-capitalism

….socialism. For more than two-thirds of the people in the country who struggle to survive on $3 or less per day, this is probably a good idea because the primary outgrowth of such a move (if implemented competently and without generating excessive civil turmoil — both very big “ifs”) would be the redistribution of power, wealth, and control over national resources. For them, neoliberal capitalism has produced nothing but misery, so to them a new economic model emphasizing more balance in society through more government control and regulation sounds pretty nice.

It is impossible to implement any economic planning without deep understanding of economics. The problem with the study of economics in government planning is the fact that almost nobody in government planning offices have a good understanding of economics in the real world.

Government control and regulation has only made things worse where it is enforced. This is what has finally brought USA prosperity growth to a halt. That along with the boom and bust whiplash of central bank machinations, fiat money devaluation (“inflation”) that robs the poor and the elderly living on fixed-amount incomes based on questionable government-created COLA indexes, and so on.

For them, concepts like free trade, open markets, and private enterprise are of no consequence because they’re not able to compete in such a world, and so they keep getting left farther behind until all hope of ever having a good life for themselves and their children is gone

Most people don’t understand how free trade and open markets really work because private enterprise has not been truly free in the real world for a long time, except in a few isolated areas.

“Free trade agreements” might not seem to work, but that’s because we’ve not seen any. The ones they tell us about are really “managed trade” agreements where each side negotiates the best deal they can, not for the consumer or the poor, but for crony and special interests. The interests of a king or parliament or the corporate-government complex is not the interest of the housewife shopping in the grocery, or the corner store on the corner.

I don’t know offhand of any truly open markets either. Honduras does not qualify, although some of the street vendors might, when they are left alone.

The poor benefit from a free market left alone, where investors with capital area able to establish an enterprise that endures and continues to provide productive employment for those who want to work. If someone is willing to work for $3.00 a day, it is because the alternative is worse! Demanding higher pay without corresponding productivity increases for the labor will do one of the following: (1) increase the relative value of automating the activity and decreasing the labor pool (This has happened in the US, that’s why so much fast food production is automated); or (2) all other things being equal, decrease the profit margin and in some cases make the difference between bankruptcy and solvency.

In any cases, it decreases the marginal utility of a laborer for the employer. This is why the estimated 150,000 poorest earners lost jobs with Zelaya’s sudden doubling of the minimum wage.

The economic differences between North and South Korea is the difference between socialism and capitalism. Chile introduced some measures that rid themselves of much of the socialism under Allende. Under the runaway socialist regime, the nationalized copper mines had been losing money, had increased rates of accidents, and political appointees instead of technical managers.

When they sold the mines back to Anaconda, they became tax contributors again and accidents went down. They introduced a choice in the retirement plans and did not force workers to contribute to a state controlled plan. One of the most frequent wish list items Ron Paul got from young people was that they wanted to opt OUT of the socialist social security system because they do not have faith.

I spoke this very day I write this with an employee of the Social Security Administration. She says she hopes there is still something left when she gets to retirement age!

This next point the writer made is absolutely true, more than he realizes I think:

Capitalism is all about competition and profit, and there is nothing inherently wrong with that… so long as there is a level playing field.

I say probably more because once you understand how economics works and how government works, you understand that there is a guarantee under government that there is never a “level playing field”. This is because government, especially with socialism, is based on force. If Mr. Tax Collector Smith takes your money under threat of force, it is theft. It does not matter in the real world who does it.

Remember Mohamed Bouazizi? He was the man in Tunisia who set himself on fire in protest. One of the last things he said that day to his brother was “Poor people have a right to do business too!”.

Earlier that day, he had gone to the plaza with his “capital good”, a balance to weigh the produce he was going to sell there. He was a poor street vendor. Since he was not paying the fees and taxes to authorities, since he was violating government regulations, a policeman confiscated his balance and sent him away.

Taxation is tribute, tribute is theft

September 16, 2014

Both dominant USG political parties are socialist, because their platforms and practice both make the basic assumption that all your money belongs to them to do with as they see fit, and they will let you keep enough to live another day to continue to “pay tribute”. This is the life of serfs and lords of the manor. Organized grand theft.

I never, not once, I NEVER agreed to ANY such “social contract” WHATSOEVER.

There is no government on Earth today that did not arrive to it by conquest. Today’s “lords” pretend to be more benevolent but they still have the warfare-welfare state to sell.

All the wars in the Middle East have a pivot point in Jerusalem. USG lined up to lay its reputation on the line, along with the sons of serfs, in support of Israel, which is a creation of what were called Zionists before WW2. Truman and other lords of the manor threw reports of Irgun atrocities in the trash and recognized Israel immediately.

Meantime, the Federal Reserve continues its counterfeit money operation. Fiat money makes it easier to wage war, so we have a runaway government waging unconstitutional wars with unconstitutional money. What they can’t get by taxing us out of house and home (in many cases literally) they get by robbing us in the greatest theft scheme of history, currency devaluation. They call it “inflation” so it doesn’t sound so bad.

When Krugman of the NYT says a little bit of inflation is good, he’s quoting Keynes, whose ideas corrupted the conversation and made most economists stupid. What neither Keynes or Krugman will admit publicly is that inflation is a direct theft of value from what “purchasing power” the “little people” have.

But politicians loved him. Durban said quipped “Keynesianism is dead” at the presser for so-called “Sequestration”. Sequestration had absolutely ZERO cuts to the budget over the previous year. So when USG complained about having to cut services, they were lying when they said it was stingy Republicans are blah blah. But the Republican Party is no better, they did the same thing to finance the wars too.

I told everybody in 2008 that Obama would do the same things Bush did. And I am so sorry that Obama did not only that but much much more than Bush could have hoped for.

Jesus came to set at liberty those who are captive, give comfort to the poor, heal the sick, and most importantly save our souls. In Matthew 17 he exposes all taxation schemes as “tribute” extorted (stolen) by conquering looters. In saying “Give unto Caesar what is Caesar and unto God what is God’s” he was referring to the fact that Caesar and all extortionists (see Matthew 17) do not own anything legitimately. Romans 13 is no excuse for Caesar-loving 501c3 loving pastors, because if any government does not meet its requirements it means it deserves nothing.

Self-contradictory government

September 16, 2014

Whether for good or for filthy lucre, political office (or any government position) most of all attracts those who seek power over others.

C. S. Lewis pointed out that the worst atrocities come from people who supposedly are motivated by good goals, since they use those goals as a salve for their conscience.

Ends justifying the means,

They had to destroy the town to save it,

They put poor Terry Schiavo out of her misery,

They have to kill the baby still inside to save it from a horrible existence in a horrible world,

The needs of the many outweigh the needs of the few,

They had to put the unskilled out of work to enforce the living wage,

They have to steal from the productive sectors to support “good government”,

They have to bomb and invade and disrupt and shoot suspicious natives to give them “democracy”,

They had to stop a bad guy from developing nuclear weapons even though the CIA warned us off,

They had to inject a few blacks with syphilis (Memphis) (and we promise we won’t do it again?),

They had to lie about Gulf of Tonkin to help the war industry, er, I mean, stop Communism,

They (Custer’s troops) had to kill the women and children in the village because there weren’t any braves there,

They had to threaten Salt Lake City to get them to give up polygamy,

They had to destroy the economy and make everybody poor to eliminate inequality (stop looking at federal salaries!),

They had to fudge the numbers so people could be more optimistic about the economy,

They had to rob the victims to save the banking system,

They had to set up central banks including the Federal Reserve to hide their theft and corrupt the government,

…Never ending story…

But Jesus is coming back soon, and

“The wicked shall be turned into hell, and all the nations that forget God.”- Psalm 9:17.

Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white as snow; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool. -Isaiah 1:18

….

Check your assumptions

September 14, 2014

The common Christian definition of God is a being that is all-knowing. If this conjecture is true, then God knew the final outcome of the Universe & of all life in it before the Creation took place. So why did She bother to go to all this tremendous effort if the final conclusion (and all the intermediate stages) were known to Her beforehand?


First off, you expose your motivation in writing this as a troll trying to provoke hysterical response, a self-arrogant exercise in which you think yourself smarter than the audience while in reality showing folly.

You start off addressing yourself to the “Christian definition” then pull a fraudulent bait and switch by saying “She”, an obvious reference to some false god.

You then ask a question that is not a question so you can jump into an ignorant argument you think is new that you just picked up off some Internet forum or atheist website or other self-mockery. You were planning to mock whatever came back from it, I’m sure, because your use of “She” does not apply to the “Christian definition” and you obviously know that.

A perverse sense of humor comes to mind, to just sit back & watch wars, plagues, cancer, disease, famine & death torment the human race over millennia.


You think you’re funny, with your foolishness you think is wit. It’s just witlessness. This claptrap has been answered in a thousand different ways for millenia, for serious questioners.

That seems pretty silly. An all-powerful God should have better things to do than to just set up experiments where the conclusion was known before the start. So there either is no God & things just happened according to natural laws or God is not all-knowing & just wants to watch things play out.


Silly is to think your wit is better than God’s or Isaac Newton’s.

It all boils down to faith, and a lot of assumptions about the nature of God and its powers that have no basis. And to try to prove the existence of a God and a Creation by citing endless bits of quasi-scientific ‘proofs’ is an exercise in futility. Just like the Bible is not a science textbook. you will never be able to ‘prove’ the existence of things that are, by definition, unprovable articles of faith.


You have your own faith in your own unfounded dogmas and “a lot of [your own] assumptions about the nature of God and its powers that have no basis. It’s a foolish faith where you get something for nothing, a whole universe popping into existence from a singularity (another word for “nothing”. You probably even think Stephen Hawking is clever for saying we don’t need God because we have gravity.

He didn’t say why he thought gravity did not need a Creator.

Surely he had some course in Logic along the way?

Who to believe? The government, or our lying eyes?

September 11, 2014

Why should we just believe what the government-media organs tell us? There is alternative media plenty.

Why should we believe the people in power who want more power and who have been persecuting Christians here “at home” who tell us that the other guy out there is the boogeyman under our beds?

The enemy of the American people is the ruling clique that sold us Gulf of Tonkin, WMD’s in Iraq, that we could impose “democracy” by invasion, that the Arab Spring was peace breaking out all over, that getting rid of Gaddafi would stop the brutality against civilians (even as the NATO-supported al Qaeda wiped out a town of 10,000 blacks completely probably mostly Christian). These people told us on Bush’s timeline and Obama’s execution that Iraq was ready to take care of itself. They told us that Assad’s government had used chemical weapons when there was all the evidence to the contrary and they got exposed for planning it months ahead.

They told us the financing, weapons, and training for rebels in Syria was for “moderates” when we see that there was no such thing and obviously they were building up this apparently renegade branch of Al Qaeda. They told us al Qaeda was popping up everywhere, a danger to Americans everywhere. American’s didn’t buy one story, so now they have another one, ISIS, stamped “Made by American USG”.

They told us that Obamacare was going to save us money, we could keep our insurance plan if we liked, our doctor too. They told us the IRS was not targeting conservatives, then they sort-of unofficially admitted it, then they told us they weren’t. They told us there was “not a smidgen” of corruption in the IRS or government when we can plainly see it with our eyes. They told us the NSA was not spying on Americans, was not keeping track of domestic phone calls.

They told us that robbing your pockets to pay for somebody else’s abortifacient chemicals was to respect both religious freedom and the rights of women. They told us that requiring ID to vote is racist, that disagreeing with a black president is racist.

Man oh man. Fool me once, shame on me. Fool me twice, shame on YOU.

But if you fool me -not- a hundred times, and I catch you in your lies a thousand times, and THEN fool me and me willing, then WHAT THE HELL IS WRONG WITH **-ME-**???

Why the KJB?

September 11, 2014

First things to realize that (1) God promised that his Word would be preserved forever, (2) not one jot or tittle would fail till ALL be fulfilled, (3) that the “jot and tittle” is a reference to unit of meaning, not Hebrew marks, (4) that this would have to mean a recognizable Word, since a scattering of bits and pieces hidden away in between false renditions or faulty translation does not qualify, (5) and that God is not the author of Confusion…

Following logic, that takes you to the first milestone where you realize that (6) now you have to go find that One Perfect Innerant and Pure Word of God somewhere on Earth.

Add to that the logic that God has said in his word that (7) he has “lifted thy Word above thy Name”! It even says that in the Jehovah Witness’ “version”.

Since God has historically given us his world in the past in at least three languages recognized by modern translation advocates, and there are at least a dozen passages in the Bible that are themselves translations, we must accept that (8) it could be in a “live language” rather that a dead one now unspoken.

Since (9) there is NOT ONE place in scripture that says God will never inspire a translation, accept that this one Bible we concluded at step (9) *must* exist can also exist in one language. One standard at least. Maybe more, but at least one.

Since we know God is interested that (10) “This gospel of the kingdom shall be preached for a witness to all nations”, we can know that (11) God would very much want to inspire his Word for the generations leading up to the endtimes in the most far-reaching manner that could support getting into ALL nations.

For #11, note that God would not have inspired the translation for the end times in the language of a small Amazon tribe, that’s easy to see. As for Chinese or Spanish, lots of people speak it but they do not have the ubiquitous reach of English into all corners of the world.

That’s (12).. English is the de facto real-world and now the only candidate for being THE undisputed international language.
Air traffic controllers at EVERY international airport worldwide are REQUIRED above all to speak fluent English.
Doctors in Latin America tell me they must follow new developments in medicine from journals in English.
One of the world’s most foremost “hackers” Eric Raymond wrote an article on how to be one, and at the insistence of dozens of foreign peers, including mastery of English in the list.
All programming languages are derived from English-based words or abbreviations in their syntax.
The international language of business is English.
The international language of science is English.
The international language of diplomacy and trade is English.

(13) Once you reach step (6) though, it’s only a few months that you get it. Usually that’s it.

Where else could it be?

▶ All Wars Are Bankers’ Wars – FULL version – YouTube

September 10, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-0BPMwgKNA

Always ask yourself, why is the Political Mob in charge going after this guy?

September 8, 2014

When they go after political figures that are getting popular with criminal charges, sometimes the charges are real but I always ask myself, why are they picking on him when the prosecutors themselves, the Justice Department itself, the Party Bosses themselves, the White House itself, has so much worse stuff going on?
http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2014/09/mrs-ron-paul-they-are-going-after-my-son.html

Like the movie with Abramoff that had him being pounded in hearings led by McCain, that had him imagining shouting the truth out loud there about passing him (and Dems and Reps alike of course) big wads of cash. Abramoff was caged but the bigger criminals are left free to roam and pillage and loot our pockets still.

Mrs. Ron Paul: They are going after my son!

EPJ has learned that Carol Paul, the wife of Ron Paul, has been telling close associates that the developing Ron Paul Inc. scandal is about going after Rand, and to a significant degree she is correct.

I would say that many of the early players in the developing scandal just wanted to clean out what they viewed as bad, incompetent political operators, around both Ron Paul and Michelle Bachmann. As far as the Ron Paul actors, they were for removing Ron Paul Inc. operatives who were not interested in maintaining a consistent libertarian posture on issues, especially when it came to foreign policy.

However, since the initial investigation has caught the eye of the Department of Justice in a big way, this is going way beyond Kent Sorenson, Dmitri Kesari and Jesse Benton.

This is about going after the entire Republican Party, with Mitch McConnell and Rand as the main targets, or at least their campaign operations as big targets.

As I have pointed out, the DOJ lawyers involved with this case were involved in the Justice Department takedown of Jack Abramhoff. In other words, these lawyers aren’t in this to get low level players.

The speculation as to where this scandal goes consists of two threads, both of which go through Rand, but the ultimate target being the Republican mainstream.

Educate educate, and Christ liberates you where you stand

September 8, 2014

Education, education, education.. Advocate hard for whatever one can do… Home schooling..

I don’t think we’re going to have real freedom though until Jesus comes back and we get into the Millenium.. Meantime, I think eduction in the principles of liberty will make it much harder for them to complete the totality of the tyranny they push. Ron Paul didn’t “accomplish” any changes in law or restrain their attack on liberties, for example, but it has certainly given them beaucoup headaches and made it harder. And a bit slower.

Already I think it was John Kerry or maybe Hagel that said “This Internet thing makes it hard to govern”.

Christ is the great liberator. “The state” everywhere hates religious affiliations it doesn’t control. It’s hard to believe that the oligarchy and their shadow secret societies couldn’t figure out what some Muslims would do with their arms and equipment and organization and training, like the CIA-created Osama bin Laden and in the “Arab Spring” and now the CIA-built ISIS.

I say USG has done enough damage already to Muslims, not to mention making life *literally* impossible for Christians in the Middle East. Enough meddling already. “Trade with all nations; entanglements with none” was Thomas Jefferson’s guide.

The US now has the blood of tens of thousands of Christians everywhere dripping from its hands. Brother Andrew of Open Doors begged of Bush NOT to make war in the Middle East. The brave Syrian Christian that stood up at McCain’s town hall in Arizona said “I’m begging you” not to bomb Syria even as she was rebuking him for making buddies of ISIS over there, before we knew them by that name.

Only the gullible that believe government propaganda media (aka “the liberal media”) swallow the cover story that the “Free Syrian Army” was anything but a front for what we now know as ISIS. The official propaganda organs (ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, Fox News) now admit openly that ISIS was a “branch” of al Qaeda, but the new cover story is that they’re even too radical for al Qaeda. (As if CIA creation al Qaeda ever had a problem lopping off heads).

The truth is that Americans were tired of hearing about al Qaeda. Because they saw that USG and NATO intervention in Libya gave the thing over to Al Qaeda, *like Gaddafi warned you all*! Gaddafi the guy that gave up support for bad guys according to the American and British presidents and courts, who let them remove all his nuclear program. Yeah and the guy who so terrorized his population that in Tripoli he gave out the deadliest of firearms in his arsenal to anybody and everybody who wanted them so they could repel AL QAEDA terrorists supported by NATO.

Keep exposing the lies and that’s where the battle is won. Electing somebody like Ron Paul right now is better than anybody else the government press has offered us as menu choices (we want somebody who’s not on that menu), but people need to be educated first, because there will be major pains in any adjustment back to sanity and free market liberties.


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