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FIGHT AGAINST SOCIALISM IN THE USA
FIGHT AGAINST COMMUNISM IN THE USA

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R.S. Helms 7-29-2019 Bob’s Opinion

The fight against Communism is not simply against the leaders of the Socialist Left, the Progressives of the Right, but against the United Nations’ Agenda’s 21 & 2030. Agenda 21 is a non-binding, action plan of the United Nations with regard to sustainable development. It is a product of the Earth Summit (UN Conference on Environment and Development) held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1992. In 1995, George HW Bush signed onto the actual Agenda 21, and as conservative Americans started to ask questions about Agenda 21, the socialists immediately tagged anyone who asked questions about Agenda 21 as a “conspiracy theorists” and under the delusion that the Agenda and the UN were not actually good for the Nation, that is after George HW Bush founded and put in place the North American Fair Trade Agreement, and as we have discovered it was a disaster for our trade deficit along with other trade agreements we made with other countries like Japan, China, and the EU.

When people started to read the whole of the official Agenda 21 document printed and put up on their website, we learned there were some things happening in our bureaucracy, (now called the “Deep State or Shadow Government”), people started to connect dots, of course we were all ridiculed as CONSPIRACY THEORISTS, and silenced a big many who were doing research. Research that has continued and not until Clinton did the research reveal just how bad the UN and Agenda’s 21 & 2030 actually are for our sovereign nation.

In January, when Agenda 2030 officially kicks in the UN will have the power to supersede and usurp authority over our Constitution, where it may wish to keep us in compliance to the Agenda and that would mean no border wall, no immigration laws to stop “migrant” humans from wherever to come to the United States and receive education, healthcare, welfare, vote, and we would have no say. No illegal aliens, they would become migrant peoples. One more reason to stop funding to the UN and to remove the UN from our nation.

Will the scenario happen? Perhaps, Perhaps the biggest indication that it will happen is how radical the socialists and progressives are behaving on social media and in front of the TV cameras. It would seem we have a war going on within the Democratic congress, a war for the media, for everyone to see, one squad of socialists against the other, or so it may seem. Seems that way on the surface, however, that is not what is actually taking place in the DNC and the Socialists in the Swamp.

Once the latter days of the socialist globalization of the United States, started with FDRs UN Charter and slowly working its way through time corrupting politics and creating a massive bureaucracy, (Deep-State/Shadow-Government), and was in a large part operating under the radar as there were several that kept the socialist waiving the patriots flag. But then during the cold war, the new generation came along, the ones who were rallying under a flag of liberalism.

These were the ones who protested against war and the military. They began their opposition toward the end of the Korean war but, not like they did during Viet Nam, the demonizing and degradation of our military servicemen and women and the nation were most vile. The flag of liberalism was at full mast and the delusional, the people without any purposeful direction for their lives became voters, and whoever they made their hero would campaign on liberal extreme policies, promises, and ideologies, unfortunately, most conservative voters didn’t like being attacked over their patriotism, values, and policies. The liberal adaption of the Alinsky rules worked very well for them, and still does, but with the creation of “Acorn” Bill Ayres and the socialists owned the ‘community Activists’ and ‘community organizers’ and their relentless ridicule against conservatives, Christians, until most slipped into the shadows and a good number of Christians adopted liberal and liberation theology to avoid ridicule for their Christian values.

As that cancer grew it took in much more than the Christians, it took over patriots, everyday Mainstreet citizens, of every creed, color, and sex, it took over the schools, families, white-collar middle-class and even the ones trapped in the ghettos, with promises of making life better, of bringing down big business, and gender-specific normal citizens. They took the honor and integrity of legal immigrants who suffered in the waiting lines to legally be here and pursue their own American dream for them and their families. I don’t blame people to hide in the shadows, or joining a march for equality with their countrymen, with their religion, with people of color, which we all are people of color, except for a true Albino no color except we all bleed red.

We live in a nation that is a melting pot for the world, people looking for freedom, a job and their own slice of the American dream. We live in a nation founded on Judeo-Christian values, principles, and faith. The United States is a sovereign constitutional Republic with a government-run as a democracy BY the People, FOR the People. A Nation governed by a Constitution not politicians or political parties, not a President, not a Dictator and the only King we have is Jesus Christ – Lord of Lords and King of Kings. Every knee, on earth, and heaven will bow before Him and the choir will sing HOLY, HOLY, HOLY is the King.

The United States is the greatest nation in the history of the world, we are a sovereign nation with our own laws, and we do have an obligation to vet and accept immigrants, and we have laws that manage how many and from where they come so that we stay a sovereign nation. So, now the left once again will call me a racist, bigot and all the rest and any new ones they can invent to be used by their puppet brainwashed zombies who ridicule and bully conservatives, not including the paid mobs who show up at rallies, demonstrations and college campuses to bully conservatives and attempt to intimidate the American citizen patriots and biblical Christians into silence. So far, it has worked out somewhat successful for them in their war against our Nation and our Holy God. Now as I indicated I will spend some time with the Agendas 21 & 2030.

As I mentioned, socialism has had a long growing tenure since the forming of the United Nations, slowly spreading out like a drop of molasses on the head of a pin. Yes, it has taken over many nations of the world and with the western world slowly being swallowed up with socialism lite.

What it boils down to is the one-world governance, all being done in the name of peace, and sustainable development as we drag the most impoverished dictatorships, and poor communist, and yes, we have Africa who got rid of the Apartheid took over governments of the continent but they shut out the whites in Government prematurely before they could replace leadership and upper echelon. The outcome? They slipped into a hole and socialism set in to occupy the void, guess who was waiting? The warlords, the bad fellows of Islam. The Muslim Caliphate has made great gains throughout Africa, with the near takeover of Egypt by the Muslim Brotherhood, It is still struggling because it is a Muslim Nation, but trying to at least be a nation although mostly socialist. Most of the continent of Europe is socialist and has allowed the borderless countries to be overrun by the Caliphate So it is not just the socialist global union of the United Nations, but a Muslim Caliphate.

One might ask how socialism has become a center stage with most politicians of all persuasions have taken on socialism and now they are showing up in congress even in past presidents, but not until Obama did it get out of hand and out in the open as it is now. But we ask? How did people vote them into office? Answer: We allowed it to happen, we allowed socialism in at the local polling booth, and before. It started with a tried and tested communist infiltration method, the method is found in Alice Bailey’s 10-point strategy, although she was a Satanist, Alice and her husband founded Lucis Trust in the early 20s and Alice used the trust to publish her books and established World Good Well at the UN and World Network of Servers. But of course, her 10-point strategy was inspirational to the United Nations. Saul Alinsky certainly was impressed.

Saul Alinsky the “Father of Community Organizing” and eight of his “How to Create a Socialist State.” And Obama’s hero, Saul a communist, had a mind-blowing success and fame in organizing communities during the Great Depression, but in some of his “how-to” lists for radical socialists he is best known for “Rules for Radicals” and the aforementioned “How to Create a Socialist State”. The Un took Bailey’s 10-point Strategy with some of Alinsky’ s ideologies and added some of their own and added some of the covert operations from the Cold War and put them into the mechanics of the Agenda 21 & 2030.

Some of the strategies that have been being used simultaneously in most cases. For example, remove God or anything to do with God from our public education as a starting point which started the removal of God from all public facilities, simultaneously removal or the covert evil destruction of moral values by simple ridicule from various groups, say the more confrontational amoral groups such as the homosexuals, Atheists, beatniks of the “beat generation” of the 50s and early 60s which gave way to the Hippies, rockers, hard rock, and drug culture. All of these subcultures railed against the conservative Christian mocking and ridiculing faith and especially Christianity.

So, establishing nonconformist – free-spirited – socialism (lite) and anti-family trend that captured the hearts of the children and young people of our land. Of course, it affected our colleges and universities in time with what we simply called liberals, while of course the Southern Democrats and the Jim Crow laws of the South, forcing the Democratic administration of John Kennedy and his brother Robert Kennedy to yield to the conservative preacher Dr. Martin Luther King’s civil rights movement in the South, to force integration largely in the Southern public education system and in the housing and equal opportunity across the nation. If you should notice that it has been liberalism of the Democrat Party that claimed the victory over segregation or the Southern Jim Crow laws, when it was Democrats fighting against the conservative Republicans who wanted to put a stop to it all way before Kennedy moved troops to Alabama to force George Wallace to put equality into the school system, the workforce, and in the public square. Even though the biggest racist of the day was Johnston who was the one who took credit for the “Civil Rights Act” by simply putting his name on it and signed it as President. Why? legacy and votes.

Now it seems some of our black Americans are waking up to decades of false promises, lies and the delusion that the Democrats are their salvation and offering social justice, and liberation theology to go along with the strong Christian faith they have, or rather once had.

However, because of liberalism in the Christian church, it started to move ridicule of God and American values to ridicule of the Bible and orthodox Christians, who believe the Bible to be inerrant – infallible – and is God’s revelation (exposure of himself and who He is). and is meant to the teaching of born again (fundamental New Testament), Christians who regardless of lateral teaching from Christian Sunday school teachers, Bible studies, and Seminary Professors, we believe the Holy Spirit is the ultimate interpreter and teacher of Scripture. I refuse to allow myself to be intimidated by a bunch of delusional socialist operatives who write the scripts for the “community Organizers” like the UN hopeful Barrack Obama.

Education and control of our children, destroy the national Christian family structure, free sex, and abortion, make divorce easy and legal, free people from the concept of married for life. Make Homosexuality alternative lifestyle, debase art – make it run mad, use media to promote and change the mindset, create an interfaith movement. Get governments to make these laws and get the church to endorse these changes. Notice how well Baily’s stuff has been implemented into our nation right on cue.

Some of the Alinsky socialists’ activities coincide nicely with what Agenda 21 & 2030 are doing and have been doing since 1992? Look at our nation today, decades of American blindness and denial has been Satan’s weapon against the citizens, slowly intimidating, deceiving and relentless ridicule against God and country pushing conservatives into a “guilt” mindset, so as Alinsky would advise radical socialist “community organizers”, from the infamous ACORN, ACLU, NAACP, CAIR, LGBTQ, BLM, and other similar groups. Notice how all the radical protesters are extremely loud with their mouths gaping open and the jaw, the jaw is open to the point of dislocation as they scream vulgarities, hate speech and anti-American trash-talk.

With the left, the ideology of being louder, more obnoxiously hateful, and don’t stop or allow any response, is being a useful idiot for the purpose of enhancing the state of deep division of our diverse citizens on every front. That is a goal of the socialists and they don’t care how they achieve the goal, even if it means looking like a total hysterical clown. Which is what our elected leaders have been reduced to, especially on the left.
We know how much covert organizational expansion took place from the time of FDR’s UN Charter was signed by the 51 charter member nations just shortly after his death. Now, we have 293 plus observer nations, and a global socialist monster well on the path to becoming a one-world order or one-world government, of global citizens under the authority of international law, two classes of citizens elite, and commons.

First and foremost, you must read, in its entirety, Agenda 21 it is long, and you may prefer to read appropriate sections as you endeavor in the task to understand more of why we are in the mess that we are in. Agenda 21 and Agenda 2030, careful examination of both documents will reveal much, especially as each of the goals are implemented and the various UN organizations and how the scheme of implementation occurs at the local level, the towns occur at the local level, the towns through the planning boards as they sign on to the UN sustainable development and adapt their plans.

With each village, county, state that signs on and with the global socialist representatives we send to Washington to represent us. It has taken some time, but we now stand at only an election or two and we will no longer be the sovereign constitutional United States of America the greatest nation in history and our downfall will be imminent.

Thanks for taking the time, perhaps, you can start your information journey?
R.S. Helms…

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The word that describes what our founders rejected is feudalism. Today it’s called socialism
Depopulate to repopulate–an ancient formula for control
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Depopulate to repopulate — an ancient formula for control

By A. Dru Kristenev —— Bio and Archives–July 10, 2019

Progressives, under the guise of Social Democrats and, now, the mainstream Democrat Party, have fully embraced the concept of depopulation, but they’re no longer targeting people of color, certain ethnicities or sexual orientation. The bull’s eye is boldly painted on the back (because cowards won’t face their adversary) of anyone who still believes in God, family and country.
Citing every eccentric theory that pits Man against nature, pious social justice armies have turned against themselves in their zeal to rid the nation and the planet of their enemy. It’s not just the craven masked mobs roaming the streets of Portland, Oregon and D.C. assaulting unarmed bystanders with cement-laden “milkshakes,” iron bars or planned acid balloon attacks.
Politicians, jurists, educators and bureaucrats have instituted legislation, curricula and regulations inducing fear of overpopulation
Self-righteous leftists settled in for the long haul, committing decades to infiltrate public schools, government, media and religious institutions. Over time, they’ve engineered dramatic revisions of history in each of these domains to reflect their altered view of the world.
Employing every device possible, politicians, jurists, educators and bureaucrats have instituted legislation, curricula and regulations inducing fear of overpopulation—that the environment can’t sustain the current number of human bodies, methane-excreting animals, cultivated crops or mined resources. The last two generations have been browbeaten with anxiety that their predecessors have bequeathed them a beleaguered earth and they are tasked with its rescue from… who? Themselves, of course.
How are these despairing youngsters to accomplish the impossible?
Lucky for them, grizzled hipsters from the sixties successfully indoctrinated them with the simple solution: reduce the population. Which begs the next question. How? Looks like the old socialists had that covered, too.

I. Remove all moral standards
Remove all moral standards. This is the first imperative to instituting depopulation. Without a moral code anything goes and, now, it does.
By teaching children as young as preschoolers that their sex is up for debate, that they can decide if they are boys, girls, a mixture or none of the above, confusion about their identity and, eventually, about procreation is deeply seated in their psyches. Promoting the idea that consorting with others of the same sex or going to the extreme of changing their sex to something else creates individuals less likely to reproduce. As children grow older, add to the coached sexual confusion the idea that physical gratification is paramount, then disdain for the reproductive process follows.
To forward the agenda, states are addressing aspects of sex education and how to deal with resulting unwanted pregnancies, calling both “choice.” Colorado has passed legislation compelling public schools to teach LGBT ideology while forbidding discussions about religious perspectives on sex that encourage abstinence and traditional marriage. Christian schools like one in Maryland are being cut off from receiving voucher funds because they teach biblical perspectives on sexuality.
Dealing with unwanted pregnancies that may occur due to these sex education models, New York and Vermont have legalized “abortion” after delivery, otherwise identified as infanticide, while other states contemplate similar bills.
Either side of the curriculum furthers the agenda of seriously lessening the number of humans and states like Maine are adding laws that encourage individuals to take their own lives. Oregon passed assisted suicide years ago and, in 2018, added assisted murder for Alzheimers, severely physically debilitated and mentally deficient patients by allowing legal guardians to withhold food and water.

II. Manufacturing environmental crises
Manufacturing environmental crises. Re-zoning to displace whole populations, curtail housing and agriculture allow health disasters to occur.
Efforts to decrease numbers and concentrate Americans into high-density population centers (as opposed to Rep. Ocasio-Cortez’ illegitimate claim that illegals are imprisoned in “concentration camps”) are wending their way through California’s legislature. One overreaching bill imposes state control over residential zoning, stripping power from municipalities and counties to decide the make-up of housing developments, essentially pulling the plug on the American Dream of owning a single-family home.
Urban planning stresses depopulating countryside, limiting agriculture (which restricts food production, encouraging scarcity and high food prices) and cordoning off uninhabited wilderness where citizens pay a fee to visit the beauty of nature—if there is still road access. Using environmentalism for cover, farms are languishing as irrigation is blocked (e.g. California’s San Joaquin Valley), ranches are dying as grazing is fenced off across the West, and mining and logging are prevented by government agencies (BLM, EPA, USFS, etc.) diminishing access to building materials and resources for affordable power generation (coal, natural gas, oil, etc.).
Related tactics to reduce our native-born population are taking hold as democrats do all in their power to leave the borders wide open, inviting seriously ill migrants to enter the country, including individuals from Ebola-stricken Congo. A recent report demonstrated how caravans traveling north are now including “exotic” nationals and “extra-continentals” from Africa and Asia crossing from Colombia into Panama, many showing signs of unidentified skin ailments and other diseases.
Is it the left’s intent to introduce infectious and fatal epidemics that will severely affect America’s generally healthy citizenry?

III. Importing an underclass
Importing an underclass. This aspect of depopulation by displacing citizens with foreign peoples is two-fold and has a basis in history.
As a method of control that was documented by ancient historians, supported by biblical passages, Assyrian kings such as Tiglath Pileser III forced the removal of whole regional populations from their native lands to unfamiliar environs a thousand miles distant, keeping the exiled people in a state of flux, discomfort and fear. 2 Kings 17 describes the relocation of the Cuthah, Ava, Hamath and Sepharvaim from Babylon to Samaria where they replaced the population of Israel that was marched to Assyria. The Books of Daniel and Ezekiel are the tales of a people in captivity, some who eventually returned to their homeland and most who never did, forming a dispossessed underclass wherever they settled over the following millennia.
The strategy works. Examine how illegal immigrants entering the United States complain about “living in the shadows” as outcasts. Government welfare, education and healthcare dispensed to the “undocumented” cements their subjection to authority while their self-appointed, liberal-funded spokesmen rail against the system that coddles them. Despite their crying “unfair,” they submit to the control by never crossing the political line that keeps them subjects, including voting illegally to stay in bondage to government handouts. They forget that handouts don’t have strings, they’re attached to nooses.
Within these oppressive ideologies lurk self-destructive death cults. From the West’s upswing in suicide among rudderless youth suspended in a social order devoid of faith, to a spate of muslim mothers putting their children in harm’s way, encouraging suicide, murder and reckless behavior. Examples are prolific as in supporting Hamas closing schools in Gaza and scurrying their youngsters off to participate in violent riots which could result in maiming or a martyred death.

IV Sustaining an underclass
Cities under the leadership of liberal officials, most all democrats, have suffered like no other municipalities and counties across the nation. Economic depression ushered in during the previous presidential administration, along with platitudes that America’s days of productivity and invention were over, instigated a loss of jobs, property and optimism that has beset the largest cities in America.
New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Portland and Seattle are strewn with miles of tent cities that their elected officials welcome, wringing hands and shedding crocodile tears about the tens of thousands of displaced, diseased, mentally disabled, drugged-up or indolent individuals occupying the sidewalks. Instead of working to solve the problem, the progressive administrations are happily funding poop patrols, used needle disposal, rat and vermin extermination and negotiations over “property rights.”
In Los Angeles, pestilence has broken out along Skid Row carried by rats that have infested LAPD’s Central Division where two employees have contracted typhoid fever. Open sewage, rotting garbage and filth now pose health hazards to service employees, first responders, business operators and the growing homeless population that city administrators, with shrugged shoulders, accept as inevitable.
The purpose of these depopulation schemes that are riddled with malice toward innocent lives and human productivity is confounding average Americans.
Civil society is under attack by liberal financiers influencing elected and bureaucratic officials intentionally reducing access to food, water, medical treatment and uncensored information, restricting healthy family relations and teaching faith in God.
Educational design has curtailed understanding of our founding documents, raising generations of Americans who would willingly do away with them, believing that life is pointless and, thus, valueless and expendable. They’ve been groomed to conclude these documents promise the opposite of their original intent of “Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness” because these attributes of human aspiration have been redefined as something ugly and selfish.
Scaling down human numbers through the tactics described makes for a more pliable and controllable population that sustain the opulent lifestyles of those orchestrating the demise of our social order. As much as the conclusion sounds off-the-wall and conspiratorial, efforts to depopulate the world are evident and those who don’t investigate or challenge the information delivered by media, educators, government and misguided ministries are complicit.
Finally, it must be stressed how the progressive game plan to depopulate the planet directly contradicts God’s Word. They say the planet is straining under overpopulation and humanity’s billions must be decreased; that mother earth simply can’t sustain all those needy lives.
That is patently untrue.
God said: Genesis 1:27 –

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God created he him; male and female created he them. 28 And God blessed them, and God said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it: and have dominion over the fish of the sea, and over the fowl of the air, and over every living thing that moveth upon the earth.
29 And God said, Behold, I have given you every herb bearing seed, which is upon the face of all the earth, and every tree, in the which is the fruit of a tree yielding seed; to you it shall be for meat. 30 And to every beast of the earth, and to every fowl of the air, and to every thing that creepeth upon the earth, wherein there is life, I have given every green herb for meat: and it was so. 31 And God saw every thing that he had made, and, behold, it was very good. And the evening and the morning were the sixth day.
And it was repeated in Genesis 9:1 РAnd God blessed Noah and his sons, and said unto them, Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth… 7 And you, be ye fruitful, and multiply; bring forth abundantly in the earth, and multiply therein.
The earth was meant to feed and prosper all humanity. That’s why Man was directed and empowered to cultivate it—collect seed, plow, sow and harvest its wealth.
The lie that Man has power to destroy the earth has been planted among the last few generations to promote compliance to decrease their own numbers. They and subsequent shrinking populations then become easier to control. Powerful patrons turn aside anger by firing-up resistance to the “status quo” that, in return, quells rebellion against the politicians and affluent funders who’ve essentially reduced the self-ordained anarchists to reactive “masses,” as Karl Marx labeled them.
The United States was established to offer every citizen an opportunity to equally pursue God’s riches according to their desires to succeed. Equality is not a promise that everyone owns equivalent property, or that wealth is distributed “fairly,” a favorite word of progressivism.
This nation came into being to protect individuals from subjugation by elitist overlords that, 243 years ago, were embodied by King George and the British nobility who mercilessly taxed the Colonies. Consider that the rate of taxation levied by the British government which inspired the Boston Tea Party was a fraction of what individuals pay in the 21st Century. The word that describes what our founders rejected is feudalism. Today it’s called socialism.
Anyone else see a problem here?

This is a repost from Canada Free Press. (emphasis was my own and not that of the Author – A. Dru Kristenev). The repost is a selected article by me as a precursor to my next post concerning the United Nations Agenda 21 & 2030, their plan of implementation to create a Socialist Union.
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Standing Athwart

“A conservative is someone who stands athwart history, yelling Stop, at a time when no one is inclined to do so, or to have much patience with those who so urge it.”

~ William F. Buckley, National Review (19 November 1955)

I’m in a pretty ugly and cynical mood these days, especially where politics is concerned. It seems to me we live in an age where we are about to begin paying for mistakes of the past…and I mean really paying for them.

Progressivism has stripped all meaning from America’s founding values and has effectively rendered worthless the status of being an American citizen. There was a time when we paid taxes for the privilege of being a citizen and those taxes went toward protecting the value of being a citizen – today, we are simply extorted to pay for things people want who do not value being American. In a way, we pay ransom to preserve fractions of the freedoms guaranteed in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Every single aspect of the Bill of Rights is compromised, nullified or is currently under attack. From the First Amendment to the Tenth, our own government is in open violation of every single one.

We have decided, in our infinite wisdom, to expose all to moral hazard by extending the rights of citizens to non-citizens and equating people who pay no taxes or own no property to people who do, eliminating the value of actually being an American citizen. Like the old saying states, when everyone is special, no one is.

It has devolved to such a level that our elected officials, especially those from the Democrat party, openly scoff at the concerns of the citizens who pay the bills, deriding them as bigots, racists and xenophobes. If you express any concern for the decay of the country of your birth, you are immediately described as evil.

And we allowed this. At best, we have allowed a loud, vocal minority to shout us down and at worst, there really is a majority of people who simply don’t care.

I tried to make a point about illegal immigration the other day – that people coming to the US with no knowledge of America’s history, the reasons it was founded, the painful transformation it has endured to attempt to live up to those founding values would logically have no affection, allegiance or loyalty to her – and then I realized that this not only describes illegal immigrants but what seems to be a growing segment of young American citizens. These people can’t discern the difference between fact and opinion and yet they vote and hold office without even the most basic understanding of what their vote means or what their role in a constitutional government means

The Internet promised to be the greatest tool for knowledge since the ancient library at Alexandria but instead, it gave us the ignorance of another Alexandria – Alexandria Ocasio Cortez. Not to pick on Che-quita Khrushchev, but she is the poster child for such mile wide and inch deep transient knowledge that google experts and scholars possess.
Che-quita is just the most prominent current example of what Ronald Reagan said – “It isn’t so much that liberals are ignorant. It’s just that they know so many things that aren’t so.”

Comedian Flip Wilson created a famous skit about a crooked preacher who founded “The Church of What’s Happenin’ Now!” in which the rules were constantly bent to the benefit of the preacher’s own desires. Progressivism is nothing but the post-millennium version of that church. It is a church where only now matters, where relativism and ignorance are seen as values and destruction of Western Civilization is a virtue. Righteousness is defined as compliance with the destructive progressive agenda.

But there is s difference between being righteous and self-righteous. Being righteous means being morally right or justifiable; virtuous. Righteous people are validated by immutable principles, their actions are guided by them. Being self-righteous is defined as having or characterized by a certainty, especially an unfounded one, that one is totally correct or morally superior. Self-righteous people are guided by malleable propositions, not principles and define their “principles” to justify their actions.

Where the actions of righteous people are justified by their principles, self-righteous people justify their principles through their actions. Their actions are always approved because their motives are assumed to be the purest – even when they are not.

The progressive left has become all they once professed to hate. The only way they can exist in this environment of cognitive dissonance and hypocrisy is to “other” all who are non-progressive. Everybody else is evil, a Nazi, a racist and God only knows what else. They have succumbed so much to the self-love philosophy of “Gosh darn it” Stuart Smalley (Al Franken), they have come to only worship themselves and this church will continue to attract the weak minded because absent principles or morals, progressivism promises the seduction of always being right

The fatal flaw in this Church of Progressivism is that no moral superiority can be built on a foundation of amoral or immoral acts.

As we are witnessing at our southern border, nothing short of direct confrontation with the progressive agenda is going to work. It’s way past time to be standing athwart and yelling “Stop!”

God help us all.

… by Utah, originally posted 2 April 2019

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Judicial Watch’s Update

Tom Fitton <jw@pr.judicialwatch.org>

Mar 29, 2019, 11:02 PM (3 days ago)

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Judicial Watch’s Weekly Update: Mueller Report Exonerates President Trump

Mueller Never Had a Good-Faith Basis to Pursue President Trump

The fizzling out of the corrupt Mueller investigation is great victory for the rule of law and our constitutional republic. Here is the statement I issued in response Attorney General Barr’s initial summary of the special counsel’s report.

The long, national nightmare is over and President Trump has been vindicated. The corruptly-created and constitutionally abusive Mueller investigation failed to find any evidence to support the big lie that the Trump campaign colluded with the Russian government.

We’re pleased that AG Barr rejected Mueller’s attempt to smear President Trump with obstruction of justice innuendo by concluding that no such charges could be credibly sustained. Frankly, Mueller never had a valid basis upon which to investigate President Trump for obstruction of justice.

Let’s be clear, neither Mueller, the Obama FBI, DOJ, CIA, State Department, nor the Deep State ever had a good-faith basis to pursue President Trump on Russia collusion. Russia collusion wasn’t just a hoax, it was criminal abuse, which is why Judicial Watch has fought and will continue to fight for Russiagate documents in federal court.

The targeting of President Trump served to protect Hillary Clinton and her enablers/co-conspirators in Obama administration from prosecution. Attorney General Barr can begin restoring the credibility of the Justice Department by finally initiating a thorough investigation of the Clinton emails and related pay-to-play scandals and the abuses behind the targeting of President Trump.

Judicial Watch has long called for the shutdown of the Mueller special counsel operation and has pursued dozens of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuits in connection with the illicit targeting and other abuses of President Trump. Judicial Watch FOIA litigation exposed, for example:
The dossier-based Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) warrant applications targeting President Trump
FBI payments to Christopher Steele
FBI firing of Steele
Extensive DOJ (Ohr) collusion w/Steele, Simpson, Fusion GPS
No court hearings by defrauded FISA courts before warrants were issued
Anti-Trump bias by Mueller deputy Andrew Weissmann

As you would expect, the Democrats are refusing to back down from their collusion lies. As I told the media this week, we must demand accountability for this attack on the Republic. Judicial Watch, not Congress nor the corrupt media, remains the best path forward for getting the full truth about the effort to overthrow President Trump, which is the worst corruption scandal in American history.
Did Deep State Cover Up Chinese Hack of Clinton Email System? Judicial Watch Sues to Find Out
Back in 2015, the Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG), an office under the Director of National Intelligence, discovered that Hillary Clinton’s emails were being sent to a state-owned Chinese company.

Bells went off, and the ICIG sent an emissary to the FBI to meet with Peter Strzok, who was later removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation and fired from the FBI after his bias against President Trump was revealed. The FBI was being run at time by James Comey.

As you might imagine, nothing happened.

We want to know what was discussed at this meeting, and we are suing the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) for details.

We sued after the ODNI failed to respond adequately to a July 13, 2018, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request (Judicial Watch Inc. vs Office of the Director of National Intelligence (No. 1:19-cv-00807)). We are seeking:

Any and all records regarding, concerning, or related to the meeting between Intelligence Community Inspector General (ICIG) official Frank Rucker, ICIG attorney Jeanette Macmillian, former Federal Bureau of Investigation Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok, and other[s] regarding security threats associated with the private e-mail server utilized by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

This request includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Any and all reports, notes, briefing materials, presentations, or similar records created in preparation for, during, and/or pursuant to the meeting.
Any and all related records of communication between any official, employee, or representative of the ICIG and any other individual or entity.
For purposes of clarification, the meeting in question was referenced by Rep. Louis Gohmert during the testimony of Mr. Strzok at a House of Representatives hearing on July 12, 2018.

Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) said during a hearing with FBI official Peter Strzok that the ICIG reportedly found an “anomaly on Hillary Clinton’s emails going through their private server, and when they had done the forensic analysis, they found that her emails, every single one except four, over 30,000, were going to an address that was not on the distribution list. It was a compartmentalized bit of information that was sending it to an unauthorized source.”

Gohmert said the ICIG presented the findings to Strzok, but that the FBI official did not do anything with the information.

Gohmert: Let me refresh your memory. The Intelligence Community Inspector General Chuck McCullough sent his investigator Frank Rucker along with an IGIC attorney Janette McMillan to brief you and Dean Chapelle and two other FBI personnel who I won’t name at this time, about an anomaly they had found on Hillary Clinton’s emails that were going to the private unauthorized server that you were supposed to be investigating?

Our lawsuit could further expose how anti-Trump activists like disgraced FBI official Peter Strzok bent over backwards to protect Hillary Clinton from having to answer for her national security crimes. The scandal of the illicit Trump spying is directly tied to the Deep State protection of Hillary Clinton.

We had a separate lawsuit against the ODNI that would have required it to conduct, as required by law, an assessment and prepare a report on how and whether Hillary Rodham Clinton’s email practices as U.S. Secretary of State damaged national security.

Hillary Clinton was given full cover by the Deep State. Don’t think the Deep State has has given up.

What Were Obama’s Spy Chiefs Telling the Media about Trump?

President Obama’s top spy chiefs appear to have been ringleaders in the illicit effort to overthrow President Trump. They enlisted the FBI, foreign spies, and the media in their efforts. I’m not at all surprised that they found a warm welcome at CNN.
Now we want to know the details of their connections to the network. We have filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) seeking records of communications between former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former CIA Director John Brennan and CNN around the time the Clinton-Democrat National Committee anti-Trump dossier was being pitched to key media outlets.
A House report detailed that Clapper leaked information regarding the dossier to CNN in January 2017. The former ODNI chief signed on as an analyst for CNN in August 2017.

We are also seeking records of communications between Clapper and Obama CIA Director John Brennan regarding the dossier, which was authored by former British spy and FBI payee Christopher Steele.

We sued in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia (Judicial Watch v. Office of the Director of National Intelligence and Central Intelligence Agency (No. 1:19-cv-00776)) after the agencies failed to respond to our April 23, 2018, FOIA request seeking:

All records of communication, including emails (whether on .gov or non-.gov email accounts), text messages and instant chats, between officials in the office of the Director of National Intelligence, including but not limited to James Clapper, and employees, representatives and contractors of CNN.

The time frame for the records request is May 2016 through May 2017.

All records of communications between the office of the Director of Central Intelligence and representatives of CNN; DCI John Brennan and DNI James Clapper regarding the collection of memos known as the “Steele Dossier:” and between DCI John Brennan and DNI James Clapper regarding CNN.

All records of communication, including emails (whether on .gov or non-.gov email accounts), text messages and instant chats, between officials in the office of the Director of Central Intelligence, including but not limited to DCI John Brennan, and employees, representatives and contractors of CNN. The time frame for the requested records is May 2016 through May 2017.

All records of communication, including emails (whether on .gov or non-.gov email accounts), text messages and instant chats, between DCI John Brennan and DNI James Clapper regarding the collection of memos known as the “Steele Dossier”. The time frame for records requested in this bullet item is May 2016 through January 2017.

All records of communication, including emails (whether on .gov or non-.gov email accounts), text messages and instant chats, between DCI John Brennan and DNI James Clapper regarding the news network CNN. The time frame for records requested in this bullet item is May 2016 through January 2017.

In a March 2018, report, Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee exposed that:

“Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, now a CNN national security analyst, provided inconsistent testimony to the Committee about his contacts with the media, including CNN.” And, “when questioned by the Committee … Clapper admitted that he confirmed the existence of the dossier to the media.”

Clapper later admitted he had discussed the Steele dossier with CNN’s Jake Tapper and other journalists in early 2017, shortly before President Donald Trump’s inauguration.

In a January 10, 2017 report with bylines from Tapper, Evan Perez, Jim Sciutto and Carl Bernstein, CNN first revealed that then-FBI Director James Comey had briefed then-President-elect Trump on the dossier’s allegations.

The Intelligence Committee’s report detailed that “Clapper subsequently acknowledged discussing the ‘dossier with CNN journalist Jake Tapper,’ and admitted that he might have spoken with other journalists about the same topic. Clapper’s discussion with Tapper took place in ‘early January 2017,’ around the time [intelligence officials] briefed President Obama and President-elect Trump, on ‘the Christopher Steele information.’”

Shortly after CNN’s January 10, 2017, report, BuzzFeed News published the dossier in full.

The four CNN reporters were awarded the White House Correspondents’ Association’s Merriman Smith Award for their coverage of the dossier story.

Brennan, in an interview with NBC News on February 4, 2018, insisted that the Steele dossier “did not play any role whatsoever” in early intelligence assessments on alleged Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

Several subsequent reports strongly contradict Brennan’s claim.

We are again in court trying to get the truth about the Obama gang’s illegal leaks and conspiracy targeting President Trump. Clapper and Brennan were key proponents of the big lie, exposed by the Mueller report. President Trump did not collude with the Russians. Once again, our FOIA litigation is the best hope for getting full accountability on this attack on our constitutional republic.

Until next week …

Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton

Wake Up People!

So How Do We Wake People Up?

 

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I Wish I knew the answer to such an important and urgent question, but I must confess I don’t. That truly rests in the hands of God. God is still in control although it may seem like He is doing nothing, He is. In the case of conservatives who slumber, or perhaps, are simply cowering in a shadowy corner with millions of “evangelical” Christians who have a great time on social media complaining about the serious sins of the world, such as Homosexuals, Abortion, sexual misconduct of politicians, celebrities, TV and movie violence, fornication and who will fire a preacher for preaching against liberalism and socialism invading our nation and Church, for fear of losing the tax exempt for their congregation. I know what I am talking about, more than half of the big tithers would stop tithing if they could not claim it on their taxes, whatever happened to “give unto Caesar which is Caesars?”
Liberal Christianity has offered a safe place for the Christian congregation and many embraced liberal theology, and of course mega-churches started growing like weeds out of control. You because many preachers stopped preaching the Word of God and not addressing the issue of sin, some even went to preaching from the New Testament only, to avoid calling sin, S-I-N. Can you see why I have written several articles on the Seven Churches of Asia Minor (Rev. 1-3), along with some other Old Testament sermons especially dealing with sin and the Law, Law that Jesus told His Disciples that He had not come to abolish nor to change – not one tittle.
While Jesus came seeking the sinner, seeking with the grace of God and the gospel of repentance forgiveness of God, from all sin and unrighteousness. And like the Apostle Paul wrote, that without the Law we would have no sin, which is true, without the Law we would not know what sin is and what sin is not. But God gave the law that His people would be obedient to Him and to manage to live with each other and all of humanity.

The Ten Commandments were given so as the first four pertain to man’s relationship with God, the creator of all. The subsequent six pertain to man’s relationship to man, that we might live in peace with each other.
Because human nature is corrupt and sinful, we all have a nature filled with all sorts of desires or appetites for evil, and God has been the one who has attempted to offer a way from eternal damnation and the final estate of hell. I cannot preach enough on the love of God, and one of the reasons is how God loves us so much that He sacrificed His Son to fulfill the Law. But nearly half of “postmodern” Christianity, falling in after various interpretations of the Bible but not the versions which all say the same thing just in familiar English, personally it depends what my application is, with all versions, sin is still sin and in the United States, we once had moral values, integrity, and Christian freedom. Now we have chaos, hatred, all sorts of corruption and evil in our elected officials and in the leaders of liberal theological churches.

But Satan, yes Satan exists just as surely as hell. Satan, his devils, and demons cannot coexist with moral values, integrity, and people who are trying to live their Christian faith – all a constant threat to his work to claim souls and not all allow God to succeed reclaiming His creation to Himself. Satan has made great gains in the world and well should he have, after all, he is the prince of the air and controls the air and municipalities. It is Satan that walks to and fro upon the earth seeking those to devour and as Satan can make our lives miserable, he can only own those who follow him and those who reject God’s grace and reject the work of our Lord Jesus. Satan will never own the soul of a saved-born again Christian.

Now let’s get back to our beloved nation. Let me not be mistaken about the fact that the United States is and always has been a Christian nation, the one thing that our citizens need to understand really should reestablish, it has taken Satan over two centuries to convince, deceive, destroy the nation and the people in it. Speaking of Satan, I read an article I found in The Vigilant Citizen concerning the Satanic Temple, apparently, it is a well organized nontheistic religious and political activist group based in Salem Massachusetts and has chapters in 13+ states. Among putting a monument in the Rotunda of the Michigan State House, and Illinois on the Capital lawn, (all legal) and created an after-school program for children called “After School Satan.” It is up and running in cities across the U.S. including Atlanta, Los Angles, Salt Lake City, Pensacola, Washington D.C., Tucson, Springfield, Seattle, and Portland. I have not found the media outlets, but I will.

My problem with this is: How the officials let the Satanic Temple do legally what they will not allow Christians to do? As a matter of fact, they (officials) have banned crosses, Christian decorations, cross memorials in cemeteries – anything, anything at all that symbolizes Christian-Judeo religion, even had some private business’ remove them usually through some sort of lawsuit from an individual activist group who target Christian businesses. Satan has a big political foothold on our nation. Mainstream Media, Social Media platforms, and the political bias Judicial System.
Now, biblical Christianity has been under attack for decades, it is known as modernity or Modernism. Started early on during the late 19th and early century. It is a philosophical movement along with the cultural trend. Trends rising from wide-scale and far-reaching transformation in Western society. Industrialization grew cities into mega cities where they developed their own culture, their own free thinking and it spread with the help of our education system with the gentle propaganda, (At first), within the school administrators, Teacher’s Unions, and liberal state legislators.

We are experiencing a full-blown liberal public-school system, (In most part), and the loss of a generation. Under the façade of liberalism, we now have a liberal-socialism sweeping the nation and continuing to divide and remove our constitutional rights and freedoms. Brainwash the majority of two generations and socialism has an open door. No moral values, integrity, and Christianity (biblical Christianity), will be of no measurable consequence, except for Christians. And until Jesus Comes, we will probably be holding worship services in caves, but we will persevere in the might of the Lord Jesus.

Comcast Xfinity 200 plus channel and costs nearly as much a month with only one Christian channel, local affiliates of the MSM perhaps six or seven tolerable broadcasts and some oldies, the rest are ad channels milking the uninformed with junk. However, there is no option other than Dish which is nearly the same. Liberalism control what we are able to watch and that at the best subliminal propaganda (like global warming/climate change on “The Weather Channel” just to mention one so you can understand how socialist subliminal propaganda messaging works, all the way across our media networks starting from program writers and how they manipulate dialogue in script to set management to advertising, the media networks are the controlling source for our information, with the exception of our public school system. And that is for the next blog, as President Trump put out his EO for Freedom of Speech on campuses of our great colleges and institutions of higher propaganda. Now infested with liberal-socialist professors and administrators.
Back to the question at hand, “How do we wake people up?” and as I said, it will take God. And those he called to be His children. Are you up to the challenge? It is my studied opinion, that every conservative patriot and citizen who cares about our nation, Christian or non-Christian, Atheist, Jew, brown, red, yellow, black and white including anyone legally here trying to become a citizen of the USA, you are all called to help. Help wake up those who slumber, those who are afraid and huddle in a shadowy corner in fear of liberal-socialist ridicule and the bullying press. Time to at least wake the slumbering and afraid to stand and boldly proclaim Jesus, our Christian nation and our Christian principals, and if it offends the corrupt and evil, so-be-it let them pack up and find a more suitable country.

You are also called as a citizen to stand against what the Democrats and establishment corrupt snakes in Congress keep trying to do, you are called to do your own research and determine to go to the poll and vote liberal, progressive, socialist globalist out of office! From dog catcher to Senator … they have no power over you except that which you yield up – so instead of telling the conservatives in Congress to grow a spine, you might grow one and go about waking people up and making sure they know what is going on. Most of those slumbering and cowering in the shadows know what is happening but have not had the encouragement to wake up.

Courage and commitment is what God needs of our citizens and his church to encourage and support people to expose the vile politicians and vote them out of office before they destroy the Constitution and the Christian church. Empower the people to stop and overcome the vile septic state we are finding we are slopping around in.

God bless you.
R.S. Helms

Democrat Party is now officially the Socialist Party? I Think So.

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The Only Game Democrats Play

March 27, 2019

Patrick O’Hannigan Culture, Government, Politics 1

People hoping to become the Democrat nominee for president in 2020 have recently floated suggestions for dismantling both the Electoral College and the Supreme Court as we know it. These ideas are in addition to the urgency with which many of them also tell the rest of us to be both deeply suspicious of parenthood and greener than Kermit the Frog, in the vain hope that those things might help to forestall climate change.
But if progressive policies are as self-evidently worth pursuing as leftists assume they are, then why do those same people keep moving the political goalposts? Why, for example, did the Speaker of the House endorse a proposal to lower the federal voting age to 16? It’s as though the only game in town were Calvinball, minus the innocence of the original version. Calvin, you might remember, was not above cheating (hence “Calvinball,” whose only rule was that there were no rules). That wildly imaginative six-year-old refused to build snowmen in traditional ways, but neither he nor his indulgent tiger ever waged war against the dead, as leftists are now doing.
That might sound like hyperbole to anyone who hasn’t seen Democrats trying to erase their own past by toppling statues of Confederate soldiers. The activists pushing for changes like that don’t seem to realize that when Confederate statues are gone, monuments to the valor of Union soldiers will have no meaning, either.
Being “woke” is an essentially reactive stance, because it has to contrast with something asleep or unexamined. But speech cops on the left (and they’re all on the left) don’t understand or care about that. Consequently, Civil War battlefields are being leached of the formative influence proper to them. We’re losing our collective memory of American history, and (in the hotbeds of progressive iconoclasm) ultimately mocking Lincoln’s resolve that “these dead shall not have died in vain.”
Leftists treat history as a tool for the acquisition of power. Anything that can’t be ignored or subverted gets reframed, which is why I don’t think freshman Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez or failed Senate candidate Robert Francis O’Rourke are as clueless as they appear to be. “Beto” and “AOC” know what their supporters want to hear. When AOC threatens the moderates in her own party but says perkily that “democratic socialism” simply means “putting democracy and society first,” or Beto preaches doom from the “coffee shop at the end of the world,” each is appealing to mal-educated people who mistake youthful ignorance for courage. In a different world, those particular politicians would be vying for election as homecoming king and queen. Instead, they want to be commissars.

READ Trump’s State of the Union speech open thread

Had the 2016 presidential election turned out differently, we would not now be hearing about problems with the Electoral College, or listening to activists pine righteously for “democracy” in what was built as a republic. Anyone who wants to lecture the rest of us on proper governance ought first to understand introductory phrases in the Pledge of Allegiance.
NBC News describes the progressive strategy for 2020 as an attempt to change the rules. That ideology’s notion of being bravely different never makes room for traditionalists, but now holds sway even in things like the dress code for the U.S. House of Representatives.
Despite the argument that outdated systems and social mores need to change, it’s hard to see progressive motivation as anything more than an alloy of hypocrisy and opportunism, because they move goalposts even when there’s no compelling reason to do so. Events in New York and Virginia reminded us that Democrats unwilling to let the evil of late-term abortion alone pushed past that into providing legal cover for infanticide, while casting themselves as merciful because letting babies die saves the cost of neonatal intensive care.
Less contentious issues show a similar pattern. Hillary Clinton, for example, has yet to be prosecuted for feigned ignorance (Q: Did you wipe your email server? A: “You mean like with a cloth?”), gross negligence, or felonious conduct. Meanwhile, Trumpian exaggeration draws swift condemnation from all quarters, the First Lady isn’t regarded as being multi-lingual or photogenic enough to avoid being snubbed by people who wet themselves over her immediate predecessor, and self-proclaimed bastions of free inquiry in North America and Europe are nothing of the kind.

READ Reparations: The Holy Grail of Identity Politics (Part III)

Two years into a presidency that has done more to expose progressive insecurities than any other, it’s also safe to say that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian efforts to sway America’s 2016 election started with bad motive and wide latitude. That it ended up vindicating President Trump is almost beside the point. Outcome aside, the investigation’s dominance of the news cycle was exactly what the Beltway Establishment had hoped it would be, if for no other reason than because so many politicians despise (and feel threatened by) the brash populist in the White House.
“March Madness” for progressives is no different from the crazy that they pretend to save the rest of us from in every other month. If your objections to that can be painted as logical, historical, patriarchal, privileged, racist, or cis-gendered, then you are easily marginalized. The only proper response to the way progressives have weaponized grievance and guilt is to refuse to play along.
In gentler moods, we might also remember that Calvin and Hobbes did not end its ten-year run atop the comics page with a game of Calvinball. Instead, on December 31, 1995, Bill Watterson’s beloved creations signed off from a sled in the snow with an appreciative nod to the wonders of the world around them, as Calvin, with his triangular grin, said “It’s a magical world, Hobbes, Ol’ Buddy…Let’s Go Exploring!”
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I’m a writer and editor in North Carolina. My role models include Thomas Aquinas, Jackie Robinson, and Wile E. Coyote. I often have a harmonica within arm’s reach.

Truth About Our School System

Battle Against Leftist Indoctrination in Public Schools Continues in Maine
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By Matthew Vadum — Front Page Mag

Maine state representative Lawrence Lockman isn’t backing down after a committee in the state legislature killed his proposed bill that would have forbidden political and ideological indoctrination in the public schools of the Pine Tree State.
Leftist indoctrination in the classroom “is a violation of the civil rights of the students,” Lockman told FrontPage. Politically correct identity-group politics is now the norm in Maine’s classrooms, he said. (FrontPage published an op-ed by Lockman on March 5.)
“Realtors, architects, dental hygienists, have a code of ethics,” he said. “Why not teachers?”
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Teachers were wrong to get involved in and bring students to a previous demonstration to lobby for the passage of legislation restricting firearms, Lockman said.
“It’s outrageous that teachers are taking sides on a legislative issue.”
“The kids were used,” he said. “They were pawns. They were dupes.”
“If the gun owners of Maine were having a demonstration or a rally to press for pro-firearms legislation I would just as strongly have opposed teachers getting involved in that.”
Lockman said his 501(c)(4) nonprofit, the Maine First Project, is moving forward with a “forgotten parents’ initiative” to get parents involved at the local level.
Lockman’s comments came after his fellow Republican lawmakers abandoned him and allowed his bill, known as LD 589, to die in committee. The measure, which the David Horowitz Freedom Center helped to draft, was unanimously voted down by the joint House-Senate Education and Cultural Affairs Committee Feb. 28. Not surprisingly, the teachers’ unions and the ACLU opposed the bill.
The legislation would have required the State Board of Education to “adopt rules prohibiting teachers in public schools from engaging in political, ideological or religious advocacy in the classroom.” Those rules “must be clear and provide enforcement mechanisms for appropriate and professional ethical behavior by teachers licensed in the State in tax-supported schools.”
While on the job public school teachers would have been forbidden from endorsing, supporting or opposing: any candidate or nominee for public office; any pending, proposed, or enacted legislation; and any pending, proposed, or executed executive action by an executive or executive branch agency at the local, state, or federal level.
Teachers would also have been barred from “[a]dvocating in a partisan manner for any side of a controversial issue,” and from taking a stand on any pending, proposed, or decided court case and from introducing any controversial subject matter not germane to the course being taught. They also would have been forbidden to endorse, support, or engage in any activity that hampers or impedes the lawful access of a military recruiter to the school campus or that hampers or impedes the actions of local, state, or federal law enforcement.
“Segregating students according to race or singling out one racial group of students as responsible for the suffering or inequities experienced by another racial group of students,” would also have been prohibited.
Republican lawmakers on the committee joined Democrats to brush aside Lockman’s concerns about the ongoing leftist indoctrination of Maine students.
Rep. Gary Drinkwater (R) said the bill “goes against the core belief” that this issue should be “handled by [local school] administration,” the Bangor Daily News reported.
“It’s not a major issue. It’s a small issue that happens, and it’s not to be tolerated,” Drinkwater said. “We want controversial issues brought up in the classroom — that’s a good place for it to be discussed. We just don’t want one-sided philosophy taught.”
Drinkwater said everyone agreed the way to proceed “is not with legislation.”
This “local control” argument that Republicans on the committee hid behind was a complete cop-out, according to Lockman. It amounts to Republican lawmakers saying they don’t care about the civil rights of students and that ethics are optional for teachers in Maine.
The state government already bears most of the cost of K-12 public education and imposes mandates on local governments and school districts “all the time,” he said.
The testimony of parent Cathy Nichols, who co-chairs the Falmouth Town Republican Committee in Cumberland County, Maine, fell on deaf ears.
When the bill was scuttled by the committee, “I was stunned,” Nichols told FrontPage.
“I couldn’t understand how they could ignore such raw verbatim testimony.”
Children “have very malleable minds” and some children “are being victimized” in the classroom, she said.
In her testimony before the committee, Nichols said students who expressed non-leftist opinions were marginalized, and in some cases, punished.
One parent told her that at a school in Portland “students who chose not to participate in the [March 2018 pro-gun control] walk out were required to remain in the library with no books and no computers, a virtual detention.”
One girl was told to remove her pro-Trump MAGA (“Make America Great Again”) hat while her classmates wore the pink pussy-hats popularized by the Women’s March. Another said her political science class was completely one-sided, teaching about Democrats without discussing Republicans.
A 7th grade female attended a “Girls Rock” event supported by a school. The girls were given tee shirts bearing the word “feminism” and were asked to draw the shape of a vagina on paper and pin it to the shirt. Later the girls were taught that anal sex, same-sex sex, and not shaving body parts was acceptable. Many parents were horrified when their daughters recounted the experience, Nichols said.
The father of another 7th grader complained about the radical bent of social studies homework. The student was asked to research a website called We The Future which describes only leftist causes including Black Lives Matter, the Women’s March, gun control, and open borders. Students were encouraged by their teacher to become politically active on behalf of these radical causes.
A boy was asked to write an essay about the border wall promised by President Trump. He complied and received a failing grade when he supported Trump’s position.
“There is an inherent bias in our school system towards a liberal interpretation at the exclusion of any kind of conservative opinion,” Nichols said in her testimony.
“This bias fosters intolerance of different beliefs and this is not the kind of education we deserve. Please teach our children how to think, not what to think.”
“These students, our children, who did not go along with the ‘groupthink’ were shamed not only by certain other students, but, more distressingly, by teachers. They were punished not for anything they did, but for beliefs they hold.”
FrontPage readers are painfully aware that the Left has long been attempting to radicalize students and encourage them to become activists obsessed with the Marxist holy trinity of race, sex, and class.
With help from extreme-left hate groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center and California’s Just Communities Central Coast, and other radical activists trying to impose unwanted social change on the country, public school teachers across America already saturate students with information about racial injustice in America in a nonstop barrage of historic facts and ahistorical nonsense. And in the culture at large, the media, politicians, and the entertainment industry can’t stop talking about race.
In Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Marxist theorist Paulo Freire urged that schools be used to inculcate radical values in students to transform them into agents of social change. Freire argued that the so-called dominant pedagogy “silences” poor and minority children and that there is no such thing as a neutral educational system.
Joining Freire in his desire to use the educational system to level institutions is unrepentant communist terrorist and education theorist Bill Ayers, a close associate of Barack Obama who has long advocated corrupting the young so they can agitate to fundamentally transform American society.
“If we want change to come, we would do well not to look at the sites of power we have no access to; the White House, the Congress, the Pentagon,” he said in 2012. “We have absolute access to the community, the school, the neighborhood, the street, the classroom, the workplace, the shop, the farm.”
Fortunately, there are still people like Lockman and Nichols who are willing to fight back against the radical indoctrination of young, impressionable students, even if it means taking on fellow Republicans.
As Lockman wrote in his op-ed:
I suppose that when you’re always tucked into a defensive crouch, and want to be well thought of by the Democrats and the Fake News media, you would have good reason to be scared of losing your next election campaign if you voted against the wishes of the ACLU and the union bosses.
But what if our side played offense for a change?
What if we hammered the union bosses for all they have done to wreck public education and indoctrinate our kids? What if we went to bat on behalf of parents and students who are being cheated by the rigged system?
What would happen if we decided to fight fire with fire?
We’ll never know until we try.

Damn right.

Reposted on Bob’s Opinion from Front Page Mag