Sometimes a reaction can be worse than an action, even when that
action is very, very diabolical. Some would argue that this was the case
with 9/11, with the resultant long-term loss of freedom, misguided
military ventures, and no serious effort whatsoever to seal a porous
back door to America.
Boston Marathon bombing also may prove to be a case in which reaction
surpasses action in damage. After all, what good is a doctor’s treatment
if his diagnosis and prescription
are wrong, if he claims that what’s healthy is Hell-sent and portrays
poison as palliative? And what good are our diagnoses and prescriptions
relating to terrorism if we demonize the realists and sanitize the
terrorists? When our physicians will not, or cannot, heal themselves, is
the greater danger posed by those who proudly spread the disease in the
name of one evil cause or those who offer a faux cure in the name of
The year is 632 A.D., and Muslim hordes have set their
sights on the Mideast and North Africa — the old Christian world. And the Caliphate,
as the Islamic realm is called, will not be denied. Syria and Iraq fall in 636.
Palestine is next in 638. And Byzantine Egypt and North Africa, not even Arab
lands, are conquered by 642 and 709, respectively. Then, just two years later,
the Muslims cross the Strait of Gibraltar and enter Iberia (now Spain and
Portugal). The invasion of Europe has begun.
And the new continent seems no impediment to Islam. After
vanquishing much of Visigothic Iberia by 718, the Muslims cross the Pyrenees
Mountains into Gaul (now France) and move northward. Now it is 732, and they
are approaching Tours, a mere 126 miles from Paris. The Western world — what’s
left of Christendom — could very well be on its way to extinction.
Really, I can’t completely blame foreigners who hold us Americans in
contempt. I know that’s a controversial statement, but my reasoning is
explained with two questions: Do people generally respect those who
allow themselves to be used as a doormat? And, then, how do people
usually feel about the character of a traitor?
Now consider what foreigners see from modern America. We not only
allow aliens to transgress our borders and often refuse to deport them,
but we then also sue each other, with many among us fighting tooth and
nail for the “rights” of these interlopers. Where other nations throw
illegal migrants out like yesterday’s trash, we’re erecting water
stations in the southwestern desert to facilitate their invasion.
Then there is the war on our formative religion, Christianity, and
the attendant exalting of what had been considered foreign faiths, such
as Islam. There are again the lawsuits, resulting in the removal of
crosses and other historically present Christian symbols and sentiments.
Christmas trees are renamed “Holiday” trees and schoolchildren are
sometimes told not to write about Jesus, while a California school
district instituted an Islamic immersion course.
In contrast, Muslim countries tend to be chauvinistically Islamic,
often even prohibiting the proselytization of other faiths under the
threat of death.
There are other examples, but suffice it to say we’re eating ourselves alive.
With the loss of the 2012 election, there is much talk of
how the Republican Party must do some soul searching. How will the GOP wage
successful campaigns when demographic and cultural changes favor the
opposition? Increasingly, the answer is that the party’s party is over, that it
must move into the future or be relegated to the past. “Dispense with the
social issues!” we’re counseled. “Don’t trouble over abortion or faux marriage
and instead just focus on fiscal matters.”
As with the vice-presidential debate and Joe Biden, Barack
Obama’s attitude in Monday night’s debate spoke more clearly than anything he
said. No, he didn’t laugh like Bozo the Clown, giggle like a schoolgirl, shake
his head, and roll his eyes like Jokin’ Joe did. But he looked petulant, perturbed,
and on edge (and was occasionally rude) throughout much of the night, despite three
days of debate preparation at Camp David. It seems Barack Obama just can’t help
When a big lie is repeated often enough and becomes “truth,” there can be serious consequences. For reality is like a jigsaw puzzle: If too many pieces (little pictures) are wrong, you’ll never be able to assemble them and see the big picture. The result is dislocation from reality. What follows are 10 big lies that have gained currency — and the actual truth behind them.
1. Pope Pius XII was a Nazi Collaborator
According to Rabbi David Dalin in his book The Myth of Hitler’s Pope, Pius saved at least 800,000 Jews from extermination at the hands of the Nazis. This is why, during and especially just after WWII, Pius was roundly praised by Jewish figures such as Golda Meir, Albert Einstein, and Moshe Sharett, just to name a few.
So what happened? Well, five years after Pius’ death, a play called The Deputy was made by leftist Rolf Hochhuth. It portrayed Pius as a self-serving man who was indifferent if not hostile to the Nazis’ Jewish victims, and the increasingly secular world ran with it. The Big Lie was repeated until it was “truth.”
But the back story here is even more interesting: The highest-ranking communist intelligence officer to ever defect to the West, Ion Mihai Pacepa, divulged that the attack on Pius — including The Deputy — was no accident. It was Soviet agitprop.
2. There are more whites than blacks on welfare
When responding to this, educated people often mention that only percentages matter, not raw numbers. But here’s the real surprise:
In a shocking case out of Pennsylvania, an American judge has thrown out an assault charge against a Muslim immigrant based on Sharia law.
The assault victim was the head of the Pennsylvania chapter of American Atheists, Ernest Perce V, who was marching in a Halloween parade as “Zombie Mohammed” next to a fellow atheist dressed as “Zombie Pope.” The former depiction didn’t sit well with Muslim onlooker Talag Elbayomy, who then attacked Mr. Perce. And with an admission of guilt by the assailant and video of the incident, it should have been an open-and-shut case.
Magistrate Judge Mark Martin, a veteran of the war in Iraq, ruled that Talag Elbayomy's sharia defense — what he claimed was his obligation to strike out against any insult against the prophet Mohammed — trumped the First Amendment free speech rights of the victim.
While I’m sure Barack Obama loves to stick it to traditional religious institutions any way he can, he certainly doesn’t want to stick it to himself in the process. This is why I’m fairly sure he and his advisors didn’t anticipate that his contraception mandate would result in a knock-down, drag-out fight with the most powerful religious institution in the world. I think they miscalculated, and the reason why brings me to a link between the contraception issue and Islam.
What is it? Simply this: The modern, secular-environment-weaned man is largely incapable of grasping the devoutly religious mindset.
This is especially true of the atheistic, as the relativistic man is incapable of grasping an absolutist mindset.
To the relativistic liberal, and please forgive the redundancy, situational values reign supreme; that is, until they’re deposed by the next week’s values. Everything is negotiable, and there is nothing worth dying for because there’s nothing larger than themselves, nothing more enduring than this life, nothing transcending taste. And a mentality that truly believes otherwise seems fantastical to them.
In a recent election piece, pundit Ann Coulter identified illegal migration as one of the two most important issues of our time. She writes that if we fail at halting it, “the country will be changed permanently.” She continues:
Taxes can be raised and lowered. Regulations can be removed (though they rarely are). Attorneys general and Cabinet members can be fired. Laws can be repealed. Even Supreme Court justices eventually die.
But capitulate on illegal immigration, and the entire country will have the electorate of California. There will be no turning back.
She expands on this later in the piece:
[W]e ought to be able to learn the perils of illegal immigration by looking at California.
Massive legal and illegal immigration has already so changed the California electorate that no Republican can be elected statewide anymore.
…If even Carly Fiorina and Meg Whitman, two bright, attractive, successful female business executives – one pro-life and one pro-choice – can't win a statewide election in California spending millions of their own dollars in the middle of the 2010 Republican sweep, it's buenas noches, muchachos.
Coulter is, of course, right – but she only dare hint at the real problem. The fact is that halting illegal migration will do nothing to forestall the socialist electoral shift to which she refers.