Perspective: Politics, Religion and Relationships

PERSPECTIVE:   While the more standard philosophical definition is; “a particular attitude toward or way of regarding something; a point of view or a specified manner of consideration”, there is an alternate definition in art, “the art of drawing solid objects on a two-dimensional surface so as to give the right impression of their height, width, depth, and position in relation to each other when viewed from a particular point.”

Most often we consider perspective philosophically. In politics its presentation of opinion has been rather diffused given that our views have been the product of fake news, fake media, and manipulation. And thus the normal absorption of information that comes about through education, wisdom, environment, history and reading, can no longer be wholly relied upon.

But in art, perspective is utilizing a two dimensional surface to create a three dimensional imagery.   When done, it is either right or wrong.

But in normal philosophical stratums, there is no true right or wrong because views can never be assimilated in a vacuum of A or B, instead, they are a composite of all multiples surrounding A to Z and every possible combination therein.

In a relationship, that stratum is stressed to the hilt.

Albeit there is no right or wrong when processing the exact same information and having completely different conclusions. It simply is a mathematical exponential.

We see this confusion most prophetically in churches wherein one church will assert they are the only truth and all other churches are false. They started with the exact same information and come to far different conclusions. This rift has divided religion and created what I like to call ‘Religious Babel’ wherein no one understands the language of the other.

It has divided politics, albeit from a manipulated point of information.   But it has also been core in destroying – relationships.

Most recently, my own.

Differing perspectives don’t necessarily mean a relationship is doomed, but when the negatives become the focus and the core, they become the over-riding view of the partner.   When negatives create that view, ultimately, the music dies.

I knew a man who actually kept a detailed log of every negative about his wife to help remind him daily just how awful she was.   The marriage failed.

I am naturally a positive person and always used humor and a positive image when trying to pull my children out of a bad mood or bad situation.   It was a miracle worker!   But while sometimes it rubs off on the people you are around, sometimes it just doesn’t.

Perspective in politics has cost me my best friend as well as a handful of friends. Perspective in church has cost me the entire congregation.   And perspective in my relationship has cost me a relationship.   It is not to be taken lightly.

With the advent of Obama, division in politics ramped to a new high. Sitting on the brink of complete chaos, our country became veiled in a dark shroud of anger, violence and hatred.   At one point, while vacationing with my best friend, an attorney, and ten other female attorneys, I happened to mention that I wasn’t a Democrat.   We were eating, drinking wine, gay, and all chuckles until I revealed my affiliation. Within seconds these women had risen from their seats, were pointing their fingers at me with indignant hatred, and vilifying my character, my person.

Ultimately, by best friend since junior high chose to take sides – and it wasn’t mine.

Recently, I began to do my thing, research, and became ensnared in time tables, Biblical interpretations, and judgmental finger waggings.   When all was said and done, these very devout Biblical friends all disappeared because I no longer attended their church. I was considered a heretic, ostracized, denounced, and defriended.

And lastly I come to my recent ‘relationship’.   A rather bizarre beginning to the end, an escalation of perspectives, declarations, views, and poof, it all collapsed. From beginning to end took less than 24 hours. Perhaps a record! From my ‘perspective’ the same negatives that caused me to lose my best friend and my church, were being projected from my partner.   And, alas, from me. And as relationship counseling 101 has proven time and again – negatives do not produce positives.

In a perfect world not turned upside down by the likes of the Mad Hatter, I would wish that the negatives of chaos could be replaced by the positives of beauty.

Unfortunately, none of these perspective incidences will resolve. And the happiness and connections that once were mine will hold to their pilgrimage of negativism til death do us part.

And still….   I can dream of providing an artistic impression of a three dimensional view from a 2 dimensional perspective…

THE SQUAD: RACIST Today and Slave Traders Yesterday…

“Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another. It may also include prejudice, discrimination, or antagonism directed against someone because they are of a different race or ethnicity, or the belief that members of different races or ethnicities should be treated differently.”

 There are so many issues with this definition – where to begin???

First:   racism can be directed toward any person – calling everyone white nationalists is racism because it is used in a derogatory way to denounce a group of people based on their ethnicity.

Second:   members of different races should be treated differently, they ask to be treated differently, they demand that their particular culture be treated differently to the point that there are now black only universities, in fact many universities segregate graduation based on ‘different ethnicities’ in order to be ‘all-inclusive’.   All Inclusive would thus be – racist! There are entire neighborhoods dedicated to a particular ethnicity – by choice.

Third:  antagonism has been directed against our elected President because he is white and male. That is not only racism, it is discrimination based on gender.

Fourth:   racism is an all black basketball team.

While the ever vindictive, Washington Post, is aghast because GOP senators who were asked to define racism had many different answers, their ignorance holds title given racism has many definitions! How dare they!   Apparently, we must ALL have the same speak forthwith elst we are ‘different’, and being different is racist.

And the very non-independent Independent rag in the UK has declared that Trump’s latest tweet was racist. Why?   Because instead of realizing that he was calling out four women who have banded together to demonize the United States and all things we stand for, they, the non-independent Independent, chose to see ‘women of color’ – which of course would make them racist for even seeing ‘color’.   Oops.

Because, in order to be non-racist, one must be ‘color blind’.   The media became the progenitor of racism by seeing ONLY ‘color’.

“The Census Bureau defines White people as follows: “White” refers to a person having origins in any of the original peoples of Europe, the Middle East or North Africa.”

Oops!

Ocasio Cortez’ parents are both Puerto Rican. Over 78% of Puerto Ricans identify as ‘white’.   The racial ancestry DNA is largely composed of 64% European and 21% West and North Africa.

Rashida is Palestinian – Middle Eastern = white according to the US census.

Ilhan is Somalian. Somalian’s do not identify as African, they identify as Middle Eastern, thus white.

Ayanna Presley would then be the ONLY ‘woman of color’ and we have no information about her ancestry.

And the press and Democrats would be belligerently – racists for assuming three women who are white – are in fact ‘colored’.

So who did Trump tweet to? Four women who have united together to call all white people supremacists, and Nazi’s, and nationalists. Four women who have called black voices deplorable slaves if they don’t align to the Presley view of Socialism/Marxism.  Four women who are actively discriminating, racist, and misogynist.

Color – is not an ethnicity.   Color is not a culture.

However, from a purely anthropological standpoint there are three human races: Mongoloid, Negroid, and Caucasoid.   But those definitions have since been refuted given that are genetics has proven to hold a maelstrom of ethnicities making our race sometimes non-identifiable.

While Aristotle and other ancient philosophers designated a weak vs strong means of defining people, that is termed ‘ethnocentrism’. Ethnocentrism is based on language, behavior, customs and religion.   One of the first books to discuss ‘racism’, was written sometime in the 9th century by a Muslim titled, The Superiority Of The Blacks To The Whites. In AL-Jahiz writings, he explained that Turkic and Bantu people were actually black because of environmental determinism.

BUT THEN IT GETS WORSE:

The Somali people captured Bantu’s and sold them into slavery.   That would make Ilhan Omar a slave trader by historical consequence. The Palestinians had three classes of slaves: state, domestic and temple.   That would make Rashida a slave trader by ancestry.   Puerto Ricans had African slaves up until 1873 – eight years AFTER the end of the US Civil War granting slaves freedom.   That would make Ocasio a slave trader by ancestry. Presley has given no background on her ‘ethnicity’ so I can not comment.

Racism would obviously be present in Three of The Squad members!

Oops.

Modern use of the term racism in the US rose with the belief in eugenics.   Eugenics was a form of racism in that it aimed to favor – once again – the strong, ie the weak must be eradicated.   Hitler and Marx were true racists in that sense.   Abortion was the other form of racism.

The Squad is calling for the white founding fathers of America to be eliminated because they were white and thus racist given some had slaves as was the custom in the south.

Perhaps The Squad should go back to their own countries of origin and demand reparations and racist nationalism therein – but then Ilhan would have to go into war torn Somalia that is in the midst of ethnic cleansing by Al-Shabab a Muslim – panAfrican organization…   Oops.   And Ocasio would go to… you get the point.

Ilhan Omar: Links to Al-Shabab, and Muslim Brotherhood… PART II

As if the hypocrisy of Omar Ilhan could not be topped, she continues to prove that her attacks against Trump along with “The Squad”, are rooted in an Agenda of chaos and destruction.

A Canadian journalist moved to her home of Somalia sending pictures of a pristine landscape, and beauty to the beholder in order to prove that the country is being misjudged.   She has been killed in an assassination by Al-Shabab militants (an offshoot of ISIS) in a targeted attack on a hotel.   While her stories were genuine, and her heart was in the right place, her death reveals a truism – Somalia is at war and has been for decades.   The reality is that Somalia was born of warriors and has been the point target of conquest for thousands of years.

Modern history reveals their colonization by the British and French. In the 70’s, after Marxism rose with Russian and Cuban control, Somali asked the US for intervention and help.   While the US helped Somalia build the largest army in Africa to counter the growing communist rule, factions of rebels grew from the discontent and civil war broke out.   It was sometime around 1991-1992 that Ilhan and her family fled opting for the peace and prosperity offered by the US as their ultimate place of refuge.

In the early 2000’s with the rise of Al-Qaeda and ISIS, Al-Shabab moved into Somalia – the leach that sought to devour the country through bombings.   Since 1991, over half a million people have been killed, nearly 300,000 have died of starvation, and still Omar hates all things America. Why?

One would think she would be grateful for our troops sacrificing their lives, for American taxpayers footing the bill to try and save her country from terrorism…

Instead she is calling for Marxist socialism in the US.  Odd…

In 2016, Ilhan went to Somalia and it would appear she is quite a celebrity there given then President up for re-election, Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, invited her to appear with him. She had flown from Nairobi to Mogadishu on a plane with former Somali Prime Minister Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed. Hassan is a member of the Muslim Brotherhood.

Then Prime Minister, Mohamed Abdullah Mohamed, is currently the newly elected President of Somali as of 2017.   He moved to the US sometime around 1985 working first in the Somali embassy in DC, before reportedly earning a BA and Masters degree in four years while attending the State University of New York where he remained until 2010. Suddenly, in 2010, he was appointed the Prime Minister of Somalia – it would appear in absentia.

And in 2012, Somalia created a new Constitution. A host of African countries have recently created and adopted new Constitutions including; Ivory Coast, Kenya, Angola, Egypt, Libya, Madagascar, Niger, Tunisia, and Zimbabwe.

In 2006, the Somali branch of the Muslim Brotherhood, Al-Islah, formed the Damul Jadiid subdivision branch which openly embraced violence in order to establish an Islamic caliphate. Hassan, a member of Jamiil Damul, appointed like members within senior positions of his government including; justice, social affairs, interior, and ministries of state.   Within this context, Somalia moved away from the African Union and became more aligned with the Middle East.

Upon Abdullah’s surprise election, he appointed a Norwegian-Somali oilman as his Prime Minister, Hassan, Ali Khaire.

Soma Oil and Gas is headquartered in the UK. It’s key people include; Hassan Ali Khaire and Michael Howard.

“In February 2016, a leaked memo, sent by a United Nations watchdog to diplomats in the United Kingdom and Norway, revealed that the executive director for Africa at Soma Oil and Gas was under investigation by the United Nations Monitoring group for Somalia and Eritrea for possible ties to extremist groups in East Africa, including al-Shabaab, which had claimed responsibility for a series of deadly terrorist attacks in Somalia.[17] The UN letter, dated 17 February 2016, showed investigators raised concerns over Khaire’s possible links to extremist groups after obtaining his “electronic contact list”, which it analysed with the cooperation of an unidentified UN member state.”

Al-Shabab is known for its Islamism, jihadism, and anti-Semitism.

Yesterday, Ilhan Omar stated she would introduce a bill to boycott Israel over its actions toward Palestinians.   She was flanked by Rep. Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian-American.

January 2019, Ilhan Omar publically endorsed the new Somalia President, Mohamed, and shortly thereafter her brother-in-law was appointed Permanent Secretary to Prime Minister Khaire. Omar’s brother-in-law, Mohamed Keynan, is a US citizen.

Nancy Pelosi then nominated Omar to a seat on the US Foreign Affairs Committee.

Security Executive Agent Directive 4 of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence states that “Conditions that could raise a security concern and may be disqualifying include: (a) contact, regardless of method, with a foreign family member… or other person who is a citizen of or resident in a foreign country if that contact creates a heightened risk of foreign exploitation, inducement, manipulation, pressure, or coercion.”. According to Transparency International, Somalia has been ranked last among all nations on earth for the last 11 years for the “Corruption Perceptions index”.”

Omar’s Biography becomes more and more interesting as tributaries emerge with The Muslim Brotherhood and Al-Shabab.   Her rise becomes much more obvious, and planned.  Where is Huma Abedin? 

How The Church Destroyed Religion

Few look at the history of our global societies.  Fewer look at the history of the church.   Reading and accepting the Bible without any knowledge of both societal and church history creates a sort of empty following.  It is similar to the times when Priests could only read the Bible in Latin because the lay people were not literate and had to blindly shuffle along.    Today we have a vast resource within the Internet and there is no excuse.

Having separated myself from what some might reference a cult church, my search into those histories brought about a multitude of questions.  But when I began to ask those questions I was told I was divisive and challenging authority.  Essentially I was banished and the members of the church were instructed to abandon me.

Why?

I am the same person now vs. then, so why would the Church suddenly find me to be not of the flock?  Why did I become a threat?

The largest nagging query was quite inadvertently conveyed to me when a friend asked me to accompany him to a Catholic Church and I hesitated being an evangelical.  His response was,  “what’s the problem, He’s the same God?”

And, of course, my friend was right.

In creating a babel of churches, in essence, the Church has destroyed religion.

Each sect or religion states that they are the only true religion and all other religions are false. Many even assert that because their nuance is the only correct translation only those who follow this nuance will be saved and go to Heaven.  Everyone else is bound for Hell.

Even though – He is the same God.

There are hundreds of translations of the Bible.  Each translation has been conveyed by mortal men.  They are called ‘Versions’.   And while each version claims to serve a  particular purpose, by definition a version is a person’s point of view.  And thus, religion was usurped by The Church as a point of view.

The Bible cannot be ‘a point of view’ it must be the Word.   But like Adam, mortal man believes he is greater than God and must insert his personal translation and liken it above all others.

Even that wasn’t enough. Words have been implanted into the Bible that didn’t even exist at the time of the writings.  The words created legalistic power in order for the Church to hold rule over Monarchs and thus all peasants.  For example:

Marriage. 

The word marriage was created sometime in 1100 AD.  And it was thus determined that the Pope must officiate all marriages in order for them to be legal.  Prior to that time, men and women had loose relationships that involved their father’s permission, a dowry, and sharing a house.  When the Bible was written, marriage by our standards didn’t even exist.  The binding of a man and woman was a commitment amidst a necessary Biblical calling to procreate.   God called on Adam and Eve to multiply and prosper.  There was no calling for them to love or marry.   Thousands of years later, Kings married to enhance their position and held formal celebrations to announce this union.  Peasants were required to attend in order to signify the union was politically good.

Over time, the Bible and Biblical teachings were altered to incorporate the new concept of marriage as created by the Catholic church.   Centuries later, a babel of evangelical churches began to develop all embracing these man-made concepts and precepts, while still holding to the premise that they, each of them, were the only true religion and all others were false.

These Babels fractured the Church as they sought to refine and redefine religion outside of its core truth.

Homosexuality:  

The term was coined in the late 1800’s and didn’t exist in the Bible until 1946.  A German psychologist, Karoly Maria Benkert, created the word while researching sexuality.

The original Greek words were arsenokoitai and malakos.   A more literal meaning of these words would describe a person participating in exploitative sex typically associated with money, and a man taking the social and sexual position of a woman, respectively.

During the many infamous journey’s of Paul, Pompeii citizens notoriously engaged in brothels, prostitution, and exploitive sex.  Some believe that the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and the subsequent destruction of Pompeii was God’s vengeance on a corrupt city.

Sexuality was far different. Incest was common.  Homosexual behavior existed as an accepted norm. There simply wasn’t the attitude and judgment that prevails today.

The Roman Emperor Nero had five spouses, three women, one man and one boy before dying at the age of 30.   His death is referenced as ‘suicide’ although several accounts claim Nero went into hiding given his entire court had stated they were going to torture and execute him.

Paul was placed in house arrest and released two years later in 62AD.   His arrest was made as a result of being accused of dissension by Jews.  Paul was ‘divisive’ because he was challenging behaviors and ideas that were the norm.   While it is not factually known, it is believed that Paul’s second imprisonment and ultimate death occurred in 68AD, the same year Nero died.  But Nero had lost control of his realm at that point so the account that Nero had Paul beheaded is quite unlikely.

Other accounts state that Paul’s death occurred ‘sometime between 62 and 67AD’.    Obviously, the historical evidence does not exist or there would not be a five year possible span of time.  In other words, we don’t know.

History surrounding Nero and Paul has been rewritten.  Versions were created hundreds of years after the fact by men who had an – agenda. Paul’s execution has little historical context.   The first account that stated that Paul was beheaded by Nero was made by Bishop Eusebius of Caesarea who lived between 275 and 339 AD, over 200 years after Paul died. Bishop Caesarea was a nontrinitarian whose beliefs today would be most closely aligned with Mormons and Jehovah Witness.

It is likely that Paul’s reference to arsenokoitai and malakoswere rebuttals against the given moral norm of the time which included;  prostitution, incest, bestiality and brothels.  While Paul further describes what is natural and unnatural according to God’s creation and command – that command was to multiply, and same sex relations does not accomplish that end.   The concern was not sexual immorality but more importantly the fact that procreation was at risk, which was God’s first command to Adam and Eve.   Man had become consumed with ‘passions’ instead of furthering the creed of growing the herd.

Leviticus is commonly referenced as the one Biblical context that prohibits a male from lying with another male.  It is said to be inspired by Moses who died in the 13thcentury BC. Written sometime between 500 and 350 BC, Leviticus is a compilation of many authors, none of whom are known.  It is believed to have been written by ‘the law of priests; as its laws relate to priests’.   It is a calling for absolute purity and holiness within the priesthood so as to establish a perfect bloodline.  The passage most often decried is;  “You shall not lie with a male, as with a woman; it is an abomination”.

But Leviticus has many other Laws:   Childbirth is considered ‘unclean’, menstruation is unclean, and a laundry list rambles on commanding a person to wear garments of a single weave, plant fields of a single seed, and instructs them to refrain from mating two different kinds of animals.   Any of the multitude of laws that are not adhered to require the immediate consequence of – death or being severed from the body of priests.    Yet, those penalties are not sanctified by The Church.   Instead, they are upheld in Islam.

So why is 18:22 the only passage the target of The Church despite every other passage being ignored?  Why has Leviticus been pronounced as applying to the common people when it was specifically written for priestly holiness?  Why do we take certain commands and say they are not applicable and others are?   Do members of the church wear garments made of one weave?  Does your garden have more than one seed?  Why is Leviticus even in the Bible if it is a memorandum to Priests?   Why is it even acknowledged at all when no one has any idea who wrote it?   And how is it that its laws and penalties are so closely aligned with Sharia Law?

Why has this one obscure passage, written by unknown men, to be applied specifically for Priests gained such weight and obsessive commentary as a societal immorality?

It is estimated that the population of the total Roman Empire declined drastically between 1 AD and 350 AD.  Wars were constant.   And without procreation there was concern that the Roman civilization might not survive.

Prostitutes routinely utilized methods of contraception and abortion.  In ancient Greece an herb, Silphium, was customarily used for these purposes.   Its use is recorded as far back as 700 BC.   Men had become consumed with their passion for other men, boys and prostitutes thereby jeopardizing their duty to have children.

So why did the Church ultimately focus their wrath on homosexuality in the 1950’s and their power over marriage in the 12thcentury?

It is believed that the best way to corral the sheep is through the creation of a common enemy.  The Church is no different than our political class.    Power, control, wealth, prosperity, these goals authored what was and is The Church and redefined religion.   In so doing, they have essentially corrupted ‘religion’, they have plagiarized, rewritten history, omit history, and wholly attempted to indoctrinate masses.   And in the Babel, Christ is lost, God is lost, and deception is the Holy meme.

I may Stand by Religion… But I cannot stand by The Church.

The Legacy Of Herman Wouk

By:  Paul Schwartzmeyer

Yesterday, with little fanfare, one of the greatest writers in history, Herman Wouk, died at the age of 103. With him, a little piece of America died.

Wouk’s parents, like many Jews, emigrated from Russia to the USA in the early 1900’s. They battled abject poverty as well as racism and grew to love America, a country that, in its own way, hated them.

I first read Wouk’s “War and Remembrance,” on an oil rig in the Persian Gulf. My crew was on standby offshore and I laid in bed listening to the rig engines grind on as the rough necks “tripped pipe.” When the engines stopped, we’d go to work. I recall hoping that they’d stay on until I finished reading. The book, which was really a series of stories, mesmerized me.

That book is what created my passion for travel and adventure, but that’s not what drove Wouk. A combat veteran of WW2, Wouk was a Hasidic Jew, who spent countless hours studying the Talmud. That discipline can be best explained in the words of my old friend Bob Kurshner.

“Paul. You Catholics are stupid. You tell your smartest people, your priests, that they can’t have children. Imagine your father is a Rabbi. He’s your role model. He comes home every night and spends five hours studying the Talmud.”

Many, if not most of the Jews emigrating to the US came from Russia, Germany and Austria, as well as a spattering of Eastern European countries. Along with them came a veritable army of Germans. Contrary to what leftist babble on about, these were the men that built America.

And, America did NOT welcome them in the least. The KKK signs of that time said,

“No niggers”

“No Jews”

“No Catholics”

Hardly a welcome mat.

A good example is Henry Lehman, one of the fathers of what we lazily call our “market economy.” Lehman created, with his brother Mayer, New York’s cotton exchange and eventually, a company that was the mother of the US markets.

Unless you know Jews or Germans personally, you can’t imagine how hard these people work. Along with crushing hours and steel willed discipline, they have an uncompromising toughness. They ran their companies in places where they were not welcome, with governments controlled by people discriminated against them, and prospered.

This is why the left hates them so much. They can’t compete.

Throughout history, conquering armies destroyed the cultures of those they defeated. Most recently, it was the Taliban that has destroyed most of the holy sites in Afghanistan. If the Muslims retake Jerusalem, they’ll reduce it to rubble. In fact, they state this publicly as their goal. By doing this, they can create a new narrative and a new history.

The history of empires is that they are built by great men and willed to their worthless children who piss away their inheritance. The history of Judaism is that they do not allow their children to become worthless. Their almost maniacal dedication to education and family as fierce discipline are the keys to their survival.

To the end of his days, Herman Wouk was a Hasidic Jew. He never wavered. It was that discipline that gave him the will and power to dedicated tens of thousands of hours to The Winds of War, and its sequel, War and Remembrance.

When I was in the 8th grade, my English teacher, Mr. West, a brutal man trained as a Jesuit decided I wasn’t competent at reading aloud in front of people. He made me read the great Longfellow epic, “Evangeline,” every day in class. In the middle of the winter, I’d stand there with the windows wide open, freezing my ass off, reading that poem. I hated it.

In 9th grade, my math teacher, Mrs. Shay, would assign mountains of algebra homework. It was brutal. We thought the woman was a masochist. I can to this day see the woman pounding her finger on her book saying, “You must read and study this book every night!” 3/4ths of her students got 100 percent on the Regents exam. Yet she failed my friend Judy, a girl who got a 100% for not turning in all her homework.

What they called discipline today’s “edutainment” teachers would call child abuse. Educators present information as if it’s a bag of skittles. They dance around like idiots convinced that they have to make edutainment “interesting” to inspire the lazy, cellphone addicted mall rats that sleepily stagger into their classrooms.

One of the greatest books ever written, “Gone with the Wind”, is being forbidden in America’s schools. I must have read it ten times. The book is amazing. It’s being replaced with an idiotic series of books featuring kids in a witchcraft school that fly around on broomsticks. The books have a plot so simple, a 4thgrader could have written them.

In 70 years, “Gone with the Wind” sold 30 million copies, yet it took 5 years to sell 53 million copies of “50 Shades of Gray,” a psycho-porn novel whose only real purpose is as a masturbation aid for middle aged women. These same women are now launching the #Metoo movement, complaining about sexual discrimination!

I’d say God help us, but that would be blasphemous. God should NOT help people who act like this. People who abandon God, should not ask for favors.

Soros, a profoundly evil man, has stated publicly that he hates America, a country that gave him citizenship and protection.

He has used his billions to crush Christian American culture, though it’s hard to argue that we needed his help.  Here in New York, the massive stone cathedrals built by our ancestors are being used as rap studios, flea markets and converted dental offices.

What child going to a public school today would use Henry Lehman as a role model? Lehman would be banned from schools as a man whose family owned a slave, was an ardent capitalist and an unapologetic Jew. Three strikes and you’re out.  Shouldn’t a Lehman protégé’ create a country, Palestine, as a rich, democracy and hand it over, lock, stock and barrel, to people who vow to exterminate them from the face of the earth?

How many would choose Wouk, a man who, with his wife, sacrificed for years to create great historical novels and dedicate them to the glory of God?

Too few.

The Vatican: Power and Riches

Vatican City is not a member of the EU, not a member of the UN, and not a member of NATO. Yet, according to status granted the Vatican in 1964 as a ‘permanent observer state’, it maintains the authority to influence decisions and recommendations put forth by the UN. The only administration the Holy See is not allowed to perform in the UN is the right to co-sponsor draft decisions or resolutions, and to make points of order or to exercise the right of reply, although it may hold the hand of a member state to do so on its behalf. In some specialized agencies within the UN, the Holy See enjoys full membership status – despite not being a member.

Vatican City is considered a city-state as well as a country, sovereign and subject to International Law.   As a monarchial establishment, in 1983, the Pope unilaterally decided that although Vatican City was referenced as the dominion state for purposes of UN membership, the Holy See represented all Catholics and thus all powers and decisions at the UN reside on his shoulders exclusively. However, the Pope clarified that he may authorize a spokesperson to speak on his behalf at the various conferences and meetings at the UN.

In addition to the UN nonmember membership, The Pope has authority within the: Council of Europe, European Communities, the Organization For Security and Cooperation in Europe, Organization of American States, and the Organization For African Unity.

Although the Holy See and the Vatican vow non-participation in anything outside religious education and human rights, the OSCE is tasked with arms control.   The Organization of American States is involved in political, judicial and economic solutions as well as working to limit conventional weapons. The Council of Europe upholds the ‘rule of law’.   And the European Communities ultimately became the European Commission regulating Coal, Steel, Atomic Energy and all newly acquired adherents, agencies, and interests that the EU Commission afforded itself.

In other words, the Holy See has quite efficiently gained world dominion power while not being an official member of anything. This affords the Vatican the right to nonpayment of fees and dues and precludes the UN and all other associations from demanding financial accounting of Vatican City.

When Notre Dame burned in Paris, the Pope expressed his sadness. While he offered no monetary compensation, he did express that he could advise parts of the reconstruction given his vast knowledge of cathedrals.   While Notre Dame is owned by France, the Catholic diocese has full privileges to use the cathedral for – free.

Originally the UN was created as a response to WWII and only countries that were allies during the war could join. The Big Four were the US, China, Russia and the UK. The belligerents were Germany, Italy, and Japan.

Today, Germany, Italy and Japan have become allies, and China and Russia have become belligerents. Twisted.

Pope Francis has been highly critical of Trump. He has attempted to over-rule Trump’s decisions, specifically the Mexican border wall, climate change, income and wealth inequality, media hypocrisy, and views regarding the NWO which Pope Francis supports.

In essence, despite the rule of law which stipulates a separation of church and state, the Pope maintains authority over every aspect of every country across the globe under the auspices of being a non-member member while completely free from those annoying fees and dues.

While we have really only second guesses and estimates as to the wealth of the Vatican, Vatican Bank manages over $64 billion in assets and it is estimated that the Vatican is the wealthiest organization in world – while demonizing wealth inequality.

The Vatican levies a ‘church tax’ on individual income generated throughout Europe that is deducted from each employees paycheck. It is believed that upwards of 70% of the Vatican’s income is made through this compulsory tax.

Last year the Papal Foundation awarded $15 million in grants and scholarships around the world, mostly to its own organizations, ie churches.   But this is common in the network of NGO’s and Foundations, wherein they basically redistribute their funds to a web of organizations that are connected or subsidiaries of the host organization.   When Zuckerberg gives his own foundation $20 million and the media goes berserk calling him a great philanthropist, what he is doing is redistributing the money, taking a charitable deduction, and then donating 5% of Foundation money to charities and NGO’s aligned with Soros.

The power The Vatican created was a consequence of the Dark Ages. At some point, they realized that as they stood behind the Kings and relayed what the King should do, their power appeared diminished by their lacking vestments.   And thus the finery, the dazzle, and the “papal tiara” were a means of defining their greater authority over the King.

I’ve been to Vatican City.  The massive preservation of artwork that is owned by The Vatican is incredible.   Much of it was procured/gifted by Hitler and the Mafia.  The Vatican is rife with allegations of collaborating with Nazi’s, money laundering, child sex abuse, vanilla sex, and secrecy.   Who ordains this Power?

Shouldn’t entrance to Vatican City – thus – be Free?

Pedophilia – A Catholic Church’s History

A continuous gnaw has wreaked havoc on my gut of late. It stems from the latest conviction of a Catholic Cardinal for pedophilia. When asked in closing what he would say in his defense, the Cardinal sent chills through the airwaves as he claimed that what he did was ‘vanilla sex’ and shouldn’t be condemned so harshly. The obvious rationale being that he knew of, and/or witnessed, far worse by his peers and thus his ‘vanilla’ wasn’t worth the persecution. The extent of that statement is the core of conspiracy theories because it is represented by a truth or truism that can easily spike perverse imagination of what might be entailed in the non-vanilla world of Priestly tradition.
How can a man of the cloth, a man who is a devout follower of God, logically justify pedophilia?

So I decided to research ancient history within this context:

Like Homosexual, the term Pedophilia was not coined until modern times. The term paedophilia was created in 1886 by Viennese psychiatrist, Richard von Krafft Ebing. The original term used in ancient Greece and Rome was pederasty.   Dating from sometime in the 9th century BC, it is thought that the practice was a cultural norm. It is believed that Saint Augustine, Muhammad, Socrates, Lord Byron, and Ghandi all participated in this form of relationship which was socially acceptable in the time.

While pederasty may have been the origin, it was very different from what has evolved into pedophilia. In ancient periods, all forms of sexuality were acceptable in that they were not considered criminal or deviant. The Old Testament references having multiple wives in order to “proliferate”.  Sexual relations with young boys was common, especially among the elite. The Roman era references the monarchial rule of Kings and Priests who were provided slaves with whom they could freely have relations. In the 3rd century, Mesopotamia, ritualistic homosexuality was an integral part of temple life.
The term homosexual was also created by Richard von Krafft Ebing in 1886. While in Latin ‘homo’ simply means man, as in homo sapiens, in Greek it can mean ‘same’. It should be noted that Ebing believed that sexual relations should be for one purpose only, procreation, and that all other forms of sexual relations were perverse, deviant.

Unfortunately, Ebing felt that ‘any’ relations that could produce a child were perhaps reproachable, but not deviant. Thus rape was not considered perverse.

It is likely that within the confines of the Catholic Church, the change in societal morays were never adopted, and thus it never qualified as deviant in this contingent. But then the Church has operated outside of the law since it’s inception as it still adheres to the belief and philosophy of serfdom.

Some pundits argue that pedophilia in the church is a minor fault within the scheme of statistics. Only a very small percentage of Catholic Priests and Bishops have been convicted. But that logic is rife with hypocrisy. Conviction rate is not a viable statistical assertion. A parallel assertion would be that the vast majority of thieves and murderers are prosecuted and in jail. The absurdity of that is obvious, and it applies to pedophiles, priests, and sexual assailants. The vast majority are never prosecuted.

Others argue that the Church’s Priests and Bishops entered into this pedophilia state of mind due to the clause of celibacy. But celibacy was not always a rule. The first Pope, Paul, was married. Many subsequent Popes were also married and had children. The Council of Elvira convened in 304 AD requiring abstinence even if the clergy was married. In 325, this ban was overturned by Constantine. Celibacy in the Catholic Church has only e less than a thousand years.

“In the early 11th century Pope Benedict VIII responded to the decline in priestly morality by issuing a rule prohibiting the children of priests from inheriting property.” In 1139 AD celibacy was made the rule of law within the Church.

But homosexuality and pederasty were not prohibited. While they both were well entrenched prior to the law of celibacy, the rule then became that the clergy were prohibited from procreating – not sexual relations.

Therefore, homosexuality and pedophilia can NOT be attributed to celibacy because they both existed well before and were considered an elite rite of passage.
Some historians claim that the law of celibacy was created to ‘lift’ the church into a higher status than even the nobles by claiming sex with women was sinful and beneath them.

In the Bible’s New Testament, Paul was writing letters to the Corinthians and Galatians between 53 AD and 55 AD, in which he was responding to a flagrant lack of ethics or morality within the culture. Prostitution was largess, bestiality existed, and orgies were commonplace. People were no longer ‘procreating’.

This was not nouveau, this was the lifestyle that had existed for hundreds of years prior, dating to the 9th century BC. It is also relevant to note that Paul wrote numerous letters to the Corinthians and Galatians, although only a limited few have been preserved and acknowledge by the Church.

While this research in no way supports pedophilia in the church, it does reveal that in their world, it is a code of ancient history that is righteous. It explains the statement “vanilla sex”. And it explains how and why the Church believes laws are a means of control for the elite, while they hold to the epithet that they are, above the law. They meaning – All those who define themselves as – elite.

While I in no way purport to hold myself out as a theologian to any extent, I was curious to try and understand and research how the highest members of the Church could justify their behavior.

IN particular:  What thought process could possibly justify the rape of a child as “vanilla sex”?

Catholic Church – Child Predators

The Catholic Church is embroiled in a pit of fire surrounding the ongoing, heinously sinful child sexual abuse that has permeated the Church for likely centuries.   This past weekend Pope Francis held a televised live broadcast in which the discussion of this rampant egregious deed was discussed.  And yet, the entire event came across more like an infomercial than a real self-evaluation repentant matter with constructive solutions.

1)   Survivors of abuse were ‘disallowed’ from entering the conference – it was a closed door event.

2)   Senior Cardinal Marx announced that files on abusers were destroyed.

3)   Pope Francis was aware of the atrocities and did virtually nothing to bring justice against his house of criminals.

How do these truthisms bring belief, faith, or hope that the Vatican is really serious about doing anything? Instead, it makes the entire conference look like a sham, a flim-flam media posture event.

Francis was installed as Pope, March 2013.  Over the last few decades there have been 2600 accusations against Priests in the US alone.  All of these allegations were transcribed, the offender was named, and a file created.   It would appear, the Church destroyed many files, meaning each successive Pope was aware of the allegation, and instead of bringing justice, they sought to destroy the evidence.  No evidence – no allegation – Priest cleared.

The conference was attended by just 200 participants…  mostly Bishops.    But in 2018, six Dioceses in Pennsylvania found these same Bishops were guilty of covering up evidence of Priests abusing upwards of 1,000 children.  So in essence, Pope Francis is putting these same morally convicted wolves in charge of guarding the chicken coup.  Obviously it has worked well in the past…

But even that knowledge doesn’t break the surface of corruption that was plagued the Church for ‘decades’, I would think it is more likely centuries.   In the late 2000’s, Pope Benedict XVI sanctioned Cardinal McCarrick of Washington DC for abuse allegations.  Two of the allegations remain ‘sealed’ from the public, others were destroyed.  And despite, the statement by Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano that he instructed Pope Francis about the sanctions and allegations in 2013, Pope Francis turned a blind eye and repealed the sanctions.  Why?  If Pope Francis really wanted ‘justice for the children’ as he commanded the Bishops at the conference in Rome, why then did he repeal the sanctions of abuse on his own Archbishop?

But it is worse.  The Vatican and multiple Bishops received reports of McCarricks ‘transgressions’ for decades before anything was done at all.

The history of the abuse within the church was not even addressed by the media until the 1980’s, within the auspices of the Franklin Scandal, and the UK Jimmy Savile sensational story.  In both instances, pedophilia, abuse, was asserted against numerous high profile persons in the US and UK, including entertainment and sports figures, politicians, doctors, lawyers, and anyone with a lot of money to spend.

Like the Catholic Church pedophilia scandals, neither of these two scandals provided justice in any form whatsoever to the victims.  And in most instances, the victims were actually further victimized.  No one went to jail.  No one was sanctioned.   The stories were so high profile, so backed with $$$$ that to this day, one person was charged, Jimmy Savile.

To think that a conference of a handful of corrupt Bishops presided by a corrupt Pope would yield anything different, is like slapping Weinstein on the wrist and demanding that he write 500 times, “I will not ever do that again…”  With his fingers crossed behind his back.   “Pinky swear.”

Some media outlets tend to blame the Priesthood’s rule of chastity as their defense and justification.  And while their manhood might be difficult to subjugate, child abuse is not a normal evolution.   Pedophilia, is not a normal evolution.   A Priest, a Bishop enter the Church promising to uphold chastity as a part of their dedication.   If they don’t believe this is acceptable, there are numerous alternate religions that espouse Christianity that do not adhere to this particular conviction.  They have – a Choice.

One of Pope Francis most revered authoritarians was Romano Guardini, who wrote extensively of Christian Socialism.   Guardini embraced such philosopher’s as Nietzsche, Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle, who advocated Atheism.  Under his pre-Pope name, Jorge Maria Bergoglio, Pope Francis was not bereft of drudge and accusations, including his purported facilitation of the kidnapping of two Jesuit Priests during Argentina’s Dirty War.  These Priests were then subjected to horrific torture. Complaints were filed.  And despite one of the Priests coming forward and claiming the Bergoglio was indeed complicit, and not only reluctant to help, but allegedly involved, the case was – dismissed.

Why?

Money talks.

And so, this is the Pope. This is the Francis who claims that – now – suddenly – the children deserve justice.   This is the person, the man, the power vacuum that wields the whip of Catholic Doctrine and by default, core religiosity.  He sits behind the gated, walled, city of the Vatican that is guarded by the most elite soldiers in the world, equipped with infinite guns and ammo, to protect the men and their wealth who have confiscated their bounty over centuries in the form of art, real estate, stocks, and gold.  All the while telling the sheep what is real, what is truth, what is history, and what is – sin.

While living – the Dream.

Sexual abuse of children is a part of that dream.   It is a part of the history of valuing self above the law – even, the law of God.

Constitution Party – A Cult Built in Fakery

In 1991 a new and improved Party was created in the US, it is called the Constitution Party.  Ever hear of it?   Neither had I, but you are in good company.  NO one I have talked to has ever heard of this anomaly party.  They have 0 seats in the House and 0 seats in the Senate, identify as extreme fundamental right wing Conservatives with strong southern Baptist ideals.   Their entire US membership is 97,893 which would be roughly .02% of the US population.  Their colors are – wait for it … red, white and blue.  And their newest cult leader is Pastor Chuck Baldwin.

Mr. Baldwin received his ‘Bible’ diploma from an unaccredited, correspondence school.  His political policies include:  The elimination of the New World Order which he states will immediately vanquish itself upon his election because God so ordained him.  He will abolish all personal Federal income taxes and replace them with an across the board 10% tariff on all imports.  He believes the US should return to the gold standard and advocates for tapping oil reserves in Canada, the Dakota’s and the Gulf.  He believes that America was founded as a haven for Christians, opposes the Patriot Act, Wants to abolish the US department of Education, promotes militia believes in the sanctity of life, detests drinking, considers homosexuals perversions, a movements across the US, and believes that the US has succumbed to a matriarchal society that needs to be suppressed and subjugated to conform to strict Evangelical doctrines.  He advocates for the immediate quashing of the UN and the confiscation of all UN real estate by the government.

His one claim to fame is that Ron Paul endorsed his Presidential election in 2008 – despite the fact that NO ONE per se, has ever heard of him outside his cult.

He has become the Party spokesperson for the .02% affiliates that believe he would constitute a Constitutional President.

While many of his platforms are not wholly, in their essence, derogatory, the arrogance that he would ever be able to effectuate any of them – is unequivocally – derogatory. And, a bit scary.  He obviously has no conceptual understanding of government, the Senate, the House, or, much of anything real.

If in fact this Party had a following, one might be concerned for the fanatical cultivism it exudes, but a .02% following will never equate to anything of consequence. As such, they are more of an annoyance, much like the Ocasio-Cortez Green Party that irritates both Democrats and Conservatives with its flamboyant idiocy and relative unintelligent knowledge of history, politics, economics, or the world at large.

When asked what their Constitutional Party has accomplished, the answer is generally a spew of personal attacks reminiscent of liberal agenda’s wherein if you haven’t an answer, attack the character of the person asking the question.  If they had actual numbers behind them, they might be a legitimate threat to society as a whole, but they are so infinitesimally small they are merely a fly to swat on one’s leg in the midst of the humid heat of summer in Florida.

They are nothing.

However, if you have the occasion to attempt to discuss anything with them, buyer beware, because they have a lethal wicked tongue that will attempt to spew denigrating verbiage to support a non-existent platform that will never even make a dent in the reality of politics – anywhere.

In review, Chuck Baldwin’s credentials bear witness to some sketchy if not bizarre falsehoods.  While his supposed BA and MA degrees came from a ‘non-accredited’, correspondence school, he claims to be a lawyer and a Pastor despite offering no evidence of either.  He claims honorary doctorate degrees were imposed on him by Christian Bible College which currently boasts a full time staff of – 28 and an entire undergraduate admission of 377.   Unfortunately, this college does not have a doctorate degree program and thus has no ability to honor an honorary degree in such.   Oops.

As such, the man, his Party, is pushing a fake person, with fake degrees, who is obviously a fake Christian, attempting to fake his way into a Presidential election and supported by Ron Paul who has completely lost credibility and is venturing into senality. Baldwin thus has managed to not only denigrate the Constitutional Party, Ron Paul, and anyone so affiliated, he is a clown, a mockery of a person who has an agenda within a possible support of .0 to .02% of the population.

And Bev, Clay, and all 98,000 of you swarmees – you have been conned by a really bad conman who didn’t even try to be legitimate, you should be ashamed for not conducting ANY due diligence and following a cult agenda that is so obviously poor, fake, and convoluted, even the most basic research can destroy the fakery.

Sharia Law in US

There are only sixteen states in the US that expressly ban ‘foreign law’ and by presumption, Sharia Law.  They include:   Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, 
Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.  

The Washington Post, Brennen Institute and Southern Poverty Law Center all argue that Sharia Law is not ‘Law’, it is instead a sort of ‘code of ethics’ a morality thermometer wherein punishment is administered in accordance with the crime…   Ummm, that is law, it is the system of justice and penalty, so obviously these astute lawyers are attempting to play weird word games.

The Washington Post article actually goes so far as to say that ‘the main criticism is the unfair justice perpetrated on women in Sharia Law is unfounded… because women are allowed to have an orgasm’.  Help me here!   The article goes on to discuss how corporal punishment under Sharia is way overstated, and yes, severing of limbs and death for adultery are high on the radar, but they require 4 witness’s to testimony – all men.

So here is just a ‘sampling’ of some of those non-laws that are simply moral codes similar to the ‘Old Testament’:

  • Theft is punishable by amputation of the hands (Quran 5:38).
    • Criticizing or denying any part of the Quran is punishable by death.
    • Criticizing Muhammad or denying that he is a prophet is punishable by death.
    • Criticizing or denying Allah is punishable by death.
    • A Muslim who becomes a non-Muslim is punishable by death
    • A non-Muslim who leads a Muslim away from Islam is punishable by death.
    • A non-Muslim man who marries a Muslim woman is punishable by death.
    • A woman or girl who has been raped cannot testify in court against her rapist(s).
  • A woman or girl who alleges rape without producing 4 male witnesses is guilty of adultery.
    • A woman or girl found guilty of adultery is punishable by death
  • A divorced wife loses custody of all children over 6 years of age or when they exceed it.
    • A woman’s testimony in court, allowed in property cases, carries ½ the weight of a man’s.

Apparently, according to the Washington Post, Brennan Institute, SPLC and a host of other Mainstream NGO’s, these morality codes are not violent at all, and evidence complete equality.   Especially in the eyes of Hillary, Pelosi, Abedin, and the two newly appointed House Representatives.

In 2014, Time Magazine demanded that Islam be taught in our public schools just like Judaism and Christianity is taught… except that they aren’t in fact taught in public schools and are in fact prohibited from being taught within that very misunderstood Constitutional Amendment that advocates a separation of church and state – state being anything public – as in schools.

When one researches history (that is history that has not been rewritten), it is a rather fundamental understanding that the entire purpose of the clause was in direct correlation to the reason Europeans fled Europe – because The Monarchial King was ruled by The Pope.   And in the US our founding fathers sought to sever that Pope rule.

Of course even the Establishment Clause is subject to vague interpretation because it does not prohibit discussion – it decrees prohibition of making a law.  But States have routinely ramped the interpretation to mean unilaterally – with one exception of – Islam is not law, it is a code of ethics and thus – above the law.

And We The People have sat dumbly and accepted this false doctrine.

Time Magazine advocates for teaching Islam in public schools, just to ‘educate’.   Christianity?  Judaism?   Not allowed.