The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ What it Means to Be a Man

The Graduating Class of the William Ayers School of Mayhem

The Graduating Class of the William Ayers School of Mayhem

While it may be tempting to saddle your parents or the politicians – not to mention your wife or husband – with whatever guilt you’ve got, the impulse is not a healthy one. And it will not ultimately satisfy. It needs to be resisted, because the buck always stops with the self. How right Chesterton was on the point. “What’s wrong with the world?” asked the editors of the newspaper he regularly read. He (G.K. Chesterton) replied: “I am.” ~ Regis Martin, O Blessed Box!

Underneath and behind most of the problems the world has ever known, are the same two brawlers only history seems to recognize. The rest of us fall for their many disguises time and time again. I don’t know about you, but I would much rather identify the right today than end up on the wrong side of history tomorrow…after all is said and done. Perhaps knowing the fighter’s names, knowing who they are, what they believe and what they stand for, will help us to choose our place while we still can. They go by the names Populists (us) and Globalists (them). So who is right and who is wrong is often the question best answered by the character in question. The torch of American Power was just passed by Mr. I, Me, Mine to Mr. You, Us, We…and the entire I, Me, Mine World from Cher to Francis is apoplectic over it. I believe the only first person singular pronoun in Trump’s entire inaugural speech was “The oath of office I take today…”, while the graduating class of the William Ayers School of Mayhem (pictured above) don’t seem all that interested in the Chesterton Theory of Accountability. So on the one hand, we have a Populist President who wants to return the power to us. And on the other, we have a Globalist named Lagarde (International Monetary Fund) who wants to buy it (us) back (out).

Before you decide, here is my personal account of exactly what personal accountability looks like, followed by the “complete report” from a man I would trust 100% with my life…as we did:

Yesterday was one of the most amazing days of my life. I spent it with a group of men, young and old (myself in the latter), who define what it means to be a man. We five NY and NJ Oath Keepers were part of a nationwide team of Oath Keepers mobilized by OK Founder Stewart Rhodes earlier in the week, after threats to disrupt the Inauguration and overthrow Trump grew to the level of “Serious”.

Our mission was to back up and support local military and police efforts in providing event security and civilian protection. Our “Intel” team had done a superb job infiltrating the four protest groups (ANTIFA being the most violent) so we knew exactly who we were dealing with, their tactics…hell, everything but their names and addresses before the event. And then, helped us to track them on the day of the event. We got down there late Thursday evening, hooked up with Stewart early Friday morning and were on the Mall by around 8:15 that morning. The first thing Stewart did was divide the six of us into 2-man “buddy teams”. I am honored to report that Stewart chose me…which is the first and only time I ever recall questioning (to myself) our Leader’s judgment!

During the course of the day, we connected with three more Oath Keepers from Georgia and Pennsylvania. The two from PA made us an 8-man team for the remainder of the day. Our #1 objective was to keep people safe. Unfortunately, we weren’t there when a Trump supporter wearing his red Trump hat at the Deplora-Ball the night before was attacked and beaten with a flag pole and hospitalized after leaving the event early…by himself. The only injury I’m aware of sustained on Friday (while we were there), was when the head of our “Intel” team (I’ll refer to here as NJ) got knocked to the ground by a stun grenade and lost his “favorite” OK hat. Unfortunately, as many of you have read, the rioting took a nasty turn early evening yesterday, resulting in police and civilian injuries as well as significant property damage. The only consolation I can offer is, that effective noon yesterday, we all have a new Sheriff in town!

We wrapped up close to 5pm and were treated to “Shelly Reubens” and cold beer by NJ before leaving DC. I want to personally thank NY Communications Officer Pete Norris for keeping us all “connected” on the ground, Matt McDonnell, Co-Leader of our Chapter (and driver), Bret Hamilton, Jason Wendell all from the Orange County Chapter, and Jim Breheny from the North Jersey Chapter for stepping up to “answer the call.” It was an incredible honor and privilege to spend such a historical day with you all. Thanks to NJ, and especially thanks to our founder and leader Stewart for bringing us all together. I actually believe America WILL be great again! God Bless America! “Complete Report”

You decide…the unaccountable cowards behind the mask, or the Navy Jacks among us?

Chip Murray: Wide Awake
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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Perfect Beauty of Christ

Steven McDonald

Steven McDonald

The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; A good understanding have all those who do His commandments. His praise endures forever.                       ~ Psalm 111:10

What a week. What a world. Do you realize what happens when hate meets love? No contest! In the very same week that Trump-hate reaches peak crescendo, forcing opera star Andrea Bocelli to back out of the Inauguration because of death threats, the families of Dylann Roof’s victim’s forgave their loved ones’ killer, and the NYPD officer who healed countless lives by spreading the powerful message of forgiveness after forgiving the teen who shot and paralyzed him in 1986 has died. Steven McDonald was 59-years-old. Think about what is behind the forgiveness of the hater. Imagine yourself forgiving the killer of the person you loved most in the world, or the gunman who in one hateful act, confined you to a wheelchair for the rest of your life; versus what it takes to hate. In the battle of love versus hate, there is NO CONTEST! Which, of course, the global sponsors of hate know only too well…they killed Him once; remember?

We are standing on epic ground, about to go over an edge that most of us will not make it back from. But as long as we are standing in possession of our own free will, we have all we need to choose otherwise. The problem is that we have, over time, developed spiritual cataracts fogging the crystal-clear Truth right before our eyes.

Fr. James Schall writes, “We are in a time now in which many acts formerly considered sinful have been gussied up as rights. You don’t need absolution for exercising your rights.” And, in my opinion, he hits the proverbial hate nail on the head here;In Nietzsche is the wellspring of modernist discontent: ‘Christianity has failed to make us good, so let’s move beyond good and evil.’ What Nietzsche – and his followers – failed to grasp is the redemption Christ brings. The result of this failure is people behaving on earth as though they are in hell. His book? A Line Through the Human Heart: On Sinning & Being Forgiven

You realize how blinding these cataracts must be to cause us to miss the “Perfect Beauty of Christ” right in front of our eyes. Mel Gibson portrayed it brilliantly in his movie “Hacksaw Ridge”. As did the British novelist Evelyn Waugh in his book The Real Sword of Honor, written in the 1950’s. Without Christ, the world simply cannot understand a choice of quiet humility, suffering, and self-gift, with little worldly gain.”

We begin to see, how it really takes a stubborn mind to refuse the light of day…just when the light is needed most! But I forgive you…because I love you.

Chip Murray: Wide Awake
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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Fabian Fairytale of “Hate Crime”

Perpetrators or "Protected Class"?

Perpetrators or “Protected Class”?

The Lord is well pleased for His righteousness’ sake; He will exalt the law and make it honorable. But this is a people robbed and plundered; All of them are snared in holes, And they are hidden in prison houses; They are for prey, and no one delivers; For plunder, and no one says, “Restore”!                   ~ Isaiah 42:21-22

Crime ~ an action or omission that constitutes an offense that may be prosecuted by the state and is punishable by law ~ Oxford Dictionary

Our entire judicial system is (was) anchored in Mosaic Law as inspired by and derived from God’s Ten Commandments. I looked once, twice, and three times, but could not find where God instructed Moses, “Thou shall not hate.”

So why am I taking up valuable SMTU space, compelled to explain the absurd notion of so-called hate crime? Because, amazingly, I don’t see anyone else speaking out against it. And it’s a lie, a false construct invented by the same desperate psychopaths who dreamt up fake news. I’m not saying it doesn’t exist. I’m saying it exists in the same way political correctness exists, as an aberration…the infection of a diseased mind, implanted by the diabolical. So why are pundits on the Left and the Right legitimizing the illegitimate by arguing over something made up? And why am I bringing it up this week? Because this week 4 black Chicago teenagers kidnapped a “special needs” white man, held him for 48 hours, threatened to kill him, scalped him, forced him to drink toilet water, forced him to curse Donald Trump and white people, demanded money from his terrified mother, videoed all of it and posted it all on Facebook.

And, as horribly shocking as the crime itself…the reaction by those who want to control every aspect of our lives was even more shocking! CNN’s Don Lemon was quoted to say “I don’t think it was evil…just bad home training.” One Chicago police official responded by saying, “Sometimes teenagers do some pretty stupid things.” WHAT? It took hours, and only after they were cornered did they finally utter the words hate and crime together. Why? Perhaps the Wikipedia definition of hate crime will shed some light;

A hate crime (also known as a bias-motivated crime) is a prejudice-motivated crime, which occurs when a perpetrator targets a victim because of his or her membership Hate crime laws in the United States protect against hate crimes (also known as bias crimes) motivated by enmity or animus against a protected class.

“Protected Class”??? Here is where it gets interesting. Do you realize that in Europe where freedom of speech does not exist, the father of a teenage girl raped by Muslim rape gangs is treated more harshly under their “hate laws” for criticizing or insulting the offenders than the perpetrators of the actual rape crime themselves? Can you imagine how fast the hate crime judge, jury, and executioner would have finished the job had it been 4 white teenagers kidnapping and torturing a “special needs” black man in Chicago?

We need to step back and examine America and Europe in the context of the Isaiah quote at the top of the page. Western Civilization has been upended. The diabolical infection implanted first in Europe is spreading to America. Only a diseased mind will accept the concept of a “protected class”. The idea of it is an absurd tool of the diabolical and its political orcs who have contrived to overturn God’s Rule of Law into Rule of State. And the State determines “protected class” as the means to obtain power and seize control of the population. Think about it. In Europe and now showing up in America, those doing the killing and the raping are considered the “protected class”. Here in Chicago, the four kidnappers are considered the “protected class”, which explains the great difficulty local officials had making the “hate crime” connection. But what about the “special needs” white man here? Or the defenseless European teenage girls over there?

America’s greatness was built on a foundation of justice rooted in God’s Law. What has become of Europe, where most churches are now museums; and now in the America that once “trusted in God” is more mockery of God than anything else. And there are no three people on the planet more responsible for propagating and institutionalizing the mockery than the Clintons, Barack Obama, and George Soros…aided and abetted by a man who calls himself the Pope! Oh, they would most likely consider it “secularizing”. Sorry folks, accepting this New FOX Comedy Features 6YO Wearing Bondage Gag, is every single one of us collectively saying “Up yours God!” This is the TRUE Hate Crime…and every last one of us who sits in silence will pay…trust me! Silence makes us complicit!

“In the coming year, George Soros (the European Jew who dispossessed his own people as Hitler’s errand boy) plans to donate $10 million to groups ‘contending with incidents of hate” toward “persecuted populations.’ Let that marinate in your mind…

“Additionally, Soros’ Open Society Foundations will maintain a searchable database of these acts. However, OSF does not define what qualifies as ‘hate’ or who it considers to be ‘persecuted.’

“As a clue, Soros’ Open Society Foundations cited the leftist Southern Poverty Law Center when it announced its $10 million initiative to address the so-called “wave of hate” since the 2016 presidential election.”

All of this is why Holy Spirit spoke to me at Christmas in my “Defend and Protect the Manger”. This is why I was able, in good conscience, to post on a Catholic website that I am far more concerned with “protecting the Eucharist” than I am worried about offending sleeping Catholics by referring to the fraud as “Bergoglio”. Political Correctness has deadened our senses and numbed our nerve!

This week a friend introduced me to his friend Amos. He made a big deal about Amos’ title of “Reverend”. So, intrigued, I asked Amos what religious denomination he represented. I wish you could have been there to watch Amos squirm as I forced him to wind and weave his way through a labyrinth of utter nonsense. I looked into his soul and confessed my Lord and Savior to a very “nice” but pathetic man who couldn’t even tell me what he stood for. You see, those of us conditioned by “political correctness” would have taken the easy way, and let him off the hook. I forced him to stand toe-to-toe with the lie within himself. I can only pray the recognition turns him. This, Dear Friend, is what it means to be the Christian Soldier. I pray with all my heart and soul that every lay person and every good pastor reading these words will arm themselves accordingly. This is not “judgment” but salvation…by the very example your flock will follow. God, in His infinite wisdom hinged our knee to both kneel and stand. It is well beyond time to stand and say, “Restore”!

Chip Murray: Wide Awake
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The New Year’s Sunday Tune-up ~ Truth to Power/ I Am My Father’s Son

"Act, and God will Act." ~ St. Joan of Arc

“Act, and God will Act.” ~ St. Joan of Arc

“An interesting question came up: if a man looks inappropriately at a woman who is not his wife during Ramadan, is it as though he did not fast that day? And if he did not fast, does that mean he must make it up after Ramadan?” ~ Yehuda S. (Co-existence-determined Israeli Jew)

I know Yehuda from my younger more foolish and naïve days with the Middle East peacenik group ALLMEP. To know Yehuda is to love him. Please don’t get me wrong…I am all for peace in the Middle East…just not on the coattails of appeasement and capitulation, and at the expense of Truth. I responded to Yehuda by asking the more interesting question, “What if a man looks inappropriately at a twelve-year-old girl, and then makes her his wife and rapes her?”

What’s particularly more interesting is the fact that this Israeli man spoke these words, and therefore I’m assuming his mind, after the world (UN) with the help of the U.S. declared Israel a trespasser on its own sovereign land. If you’ve ever been to Israel, which I have, you understand it is the only democracy in the Middle East. It is the size of New Jersey. And it is surrounded by theocratic 4th century barbaric cultures so filled with hate they strap bombs to their six-year-old daughters. ALL THEY WANT is to wipe Israel out of existence. What kind of guilt and self-loathing could lead a mind to want to coexist with this?

And, in the very same week, we experienced the very same culture of hate right here in America. You may have read about the Drexel University Professor George Ciccariello-Maher who tweeted, “ALL I WANT for Christmas is White Genocide.” I thought…wow. Six-year-old suicide bombers and white genocide for Christmas. Probably not what Bing had in mind when he made the song White Christmas a hit in 1954. By the way, speaking of the college of hate…uh, er, um…I meant the culture of hate; Fear not! Our kids were fast to act one year ago: College Students Sign “Ban White Christmas” Petition. And this year, the “powers-that-be” at George Washington University have decided to nip the hate-bug in the bud altogether! University Drops U.S. History Requirement — For History Majors!

Is it just me, or is there a very disturbing trend-line connecting the global HATE epidemic to the very places we send our children to learn? Funny I should ask myself that question, BECAUSE…In the very same week of all the events described above, I read a very tragic but revealing “Speak Truth to Power?” written by a young professor serving on the front line in the trenches of Academia. He writes, “Because of recent events at the school where I teach, Providence College, I have come to see that the winning side of the so-called culture wars has no interest in rational or equable conversation about the neuralgic issues of our time. I use the word interest advisedly. They have nothing to gain by it.” He goes on to describe the majority of his academic peers, “Such professors are by nature no better and no worse than anyone else. It’s just that they have, whether they acknowledge it or not, exchanged the God of heaven for a god of prestige and power. Politics is the god.”

Please dear reader, bear with me if you can because I am, literally in fact, bringing this all HOME. That is if your home is within a 50-mile-radius of Newburgh, New York! Yes, this very last week of 2016 was ripe with extremely telling, and well-connected dots. But there is nothing on this earth more diabolical and deadly than the Hate Dot masquerading itself as the Love Dot: Unitarian Universalist and the World Church Service Bring Syrian Refugees to Newburgh!

As I wrote in my unpublished letter-to-the-editor attempt to warn the readers, “Unitarian Universalists and the World Church Service has as much to do with God and love, as Zebras have to do with Eskimos.” In fact, these are political ideologues who have so very much in common with professor Ciccariello-Maher, on top of a concealed anti-American and pro-Globalist agenda!

Well folks, that pretty much covers it. My apologies for this less than warm and toasty view of our world on this the very first day of 2017. But I would never lead and leave you here without providing you the bright and shiny silver lining.

The most empowering words I can say to myself as a man turning away from the years behind him, to look out on the years ahead are, “I am my Father’s son.” Go ahead…you try. And yes the ladies too, for we are all the sons and daughters of mankind. Feel the lift?

Two different TCT readers commenting in this week of all weeks caught my eye. One denies her Father. The other seeks Him. The first (Gail) writes, People are silly to blame this on Vatican II, or “Academia,” or the Land of Lakes document… it’s the whole world. It’s everywhere. It’s everything.” And the second (Mike) writes, “So what’s the solution? How do we fight back?”

You see? The one who denies the Father claims “subjective truth”. The one who seeks the Father realizes the one Truth. Sit with this a moment…read these words again. And then ponder something so exciting and uplifting you may feel yourself lighter. We’ve all been taught from Ecclesiastes, “there’s nothing new under the sun.” Ah, but Dear Friend on this First Sunday of all Sundays there is, you see…

When Peter denied our Lord three times, just as Jesus predicted he would, he was in fact denying out loud that he was his Father’s son. What Spirit is so clearly saying to me at this moment, in this place, at this time…is that Peter, through us is being given a second chance to claim the very inheritance every single one of us came here for in the first place! My initial response to Mike was the proper spiritual one, “Cleave to the Cross, and stand up to the lie when it presents itself.” Accepting this, he knew there was more…he wrote, “I will pray for the grace to do so; but that’s more of a reaction. Is there a way to advance OUR position?” I thought to myself, how often do we wait for God to act, while He waits for us to act? And then I remembered my favorite quote from St. Joan of Arc who famously inspired and reunited her French countrymen with the words, “Act and God will act.” As I told Mike, there is no better, more responsible, or more American action than to join Oath keepers and unite local active/retired military, law enforcement, and first responders to form Community Preparedness Teams (CPT), to help safeguard the properties, welfare and freedoms of their loved ones and the communities they live in.

In Ronald Reagan’s 1982 America, Americans didn’t leave home without their American Express. In Obama’s 2016 America, only an indoctrinated fool would leave home without their Smith & Wesson! As I recommended to Mike, let’s work to keep America the “Land of the Free” and safe for ALL Americans in 2017! www.oathkeepers.org And above all, may God continue to Bless America!

“I am Alpha and Omega, the beginning and the ending, saith the Lord” ~ (Revelation 1:8).

Also, make your voice heard in 2017… #DefundtheUN! #EvictTheUN!

 

Chip Murray: Wide Awake
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The Christmas Sunday Tune-up ~ Defend and Protect the Manger

Priceless

Priceless

This is my 63rd year celebrating Christmas. And the very first Christmas I am feeling so strongly akin to Joseph, I feel as though I know what it was like to be in his skin. I was drawn to his perspective on the Nativity via Regis Martin’s The Coming of Christmas, in which he describes circumstances far from ideal, in fact a place of “grit”, corresponding to the “dark” and “gloom” and “long journey” experienced by the magi on their way to the same refreshing light. Could God have possibly made his entrance from a lowlier space? But then “Only God” as Regis concludes, “could tell such a story.”

Reading the story in this light in these current tragic times of Christian persecution, and Baby Jesus abductions… (Yes, I’m afraid to say, you read that right.), I feel myself being compelled to “step up” in ways I’ve never considered before. I understand God’s intention of entering our world in such inconspicuous and lowly fashion, but when I think of the “future value of the present sum” of the Babe, whilst standing in the present darkness…I want to protect Him. WE need to protect Him!

Joseph was the ideal man, who became the ideal father, who became the ideal husband exactly where and when he was needed most. Surely you must see, watching the modern world turn; Herod’s unquenched hatred incarnate, embodied anew, more powerful than ever…seeking. It was in this darkest night and from this gritty place that Joseph became, above all things, protector. As Herod lives again, I feel Joseph alive in me…empowering me with a fatherly love I’ve never known before.

The Manger has never been more exposed, more vulnerable, or more of a target than it is this day my friend. Every right and every wrong, every gain and every loss, every great love won and lost, every empire built and ruined, and wealth beyond all wealth imagined, are but a speck beside the gift He brings. He knew then, they would sleep in the garden of His darkest hour…and still He came. Like He knew the storm upon us now…

I am here. I am awake my King…

Fate whispers to the warrior, “You cannot withstand the storm” and the warrior whispers back, “I am the storm.”

 

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Deadliest Vice by a Country Mile

The Face of Effeminacy

The Face of Effeminacy

“Perseverance is deserving of praise because thereby a man does not forsake a good on account of long endurance of difficulties and toils: and it is directly opposed to this, seemingly, for a man to be ready to forsake a good on account of difficulties which he cannot endure. This is what we understand by (the vice of) effeminacy, because a thing is said to be “soft” if it readily yields to the touch” ~ St. Thomas Aquinas (STh, II-II, Q. 138, Art. 1)

Trying to make sense of the “Fake News” times we are living in, I came across George Marlin’s The Pope, Christmas, and the “Fake News” about Hitler. I have to say, it hit me like a ton of bricks. The juxtaposition of the New York Times, Pope Pius Xll, and the “Hitler Order” back in the 1940’s with the (now irrelevant) New York Times, Pope Francis, and the Islamic Order of today, tells us all we need to know about what has gone wrong in our world.

President-elect Donald Trump spent $4 per vote to get a message to the American People they were ready to hear. Hillary Clinton spent $9 per vote attacking Donald Trump. He won, she lost. “Fake News” is the construct of a totally corrupt and desperate Political Order that has just been fired. And there is something much darker lurking behind the façade…

When you stop and think about what’s different about the men of both Church and State who stood up to Hitler, along with the men in the Press who reported on them, compared to their counterparts today, the difference could not possibly be more stunningly clear. The Vice of Effeminacy coupled with Modernism has rendered Western Man hopelessly unwilling to confront the evil at his door. Barnhardt’s take on the Vice shed’s more light: “This (effeminacy) is a vice that is neither masculine or feminine…what it is, is…it is a softness of character that prevents you from identifying, facing, and dealing with objective reality.” Not even St. Thomas could have foreseen a character so soft as to accept a farce as intellectually corrupt as a “Safe Space” by a People conceived in the womb of Individual Liberty!

Liberty blogger Brandon Smith writes, This is one of the great tragedies of the Saul Alinsky method of political confrontation; it has bred entire generations of people who now believe that there is no objective truth.” And take a look at what the poison has done to the minds of the latest generation of those who thought they came to learn. This is what becomes of a young mind marinated in Marxist Swill. And only a parent blinded by their own effeminacy would allow it!

Think about this one perfect example of how the Lie is so blatantly fed to “Viewers” perfectly stewed in their own effeminacy. Was it personality conflict that drove Elizabeth Hasselbeck to flee the charade? And how low would the once highly respected journalist-icon Barbara Walters sink before even she had enough? Can you say, “Rock Bottom”?

Take a good look at the face in the photo at the top of the page and ponder this. We have a man in the President-elect who has already made his predecessor look as though he never got out of bed in 8 years…and he hasn’t even taken office yet. And the man behind the face of effeminacy will do all in his power to keep the Lie alive.

For out of the serpent’s roots will come forth a viper,

And its offspring will be a fiery flying serpent. ~ Isaiah 14:29

 

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The Sunday Morning Tune-up ~ The Exorcism of the Most Unholy

"It was the Fake News my Liege."

“It was the Fake News my Liege.”

“The records of the Gospels are given, not so much that we might understand the Person of our Lord from the natural standpoint, but that we might understand how to exhibit His life in us when we are born from above. We have to take our instructions for this from Jesus Christ.” ~ Oswald Chambers

When I invited the Holy Spirit, It gladly accepted…and my life will never be the same. When you and you, and he and she, and we and they drink from The Cup, our world will never be the same! Something’s happening and we do know what it is, don’t we Mr. Jones…

Something profoundly interesting happened in Warwick this week. I wrote about it in my last post, The Surrender of Warwick. It was the classic clash of good (honor) versus evil (progressivism) over a Blue Line. And it delights me to tell you that good won the day. There, for all eyes to see I tell you…when good rises to the occasion, evil has nowhere to go. It was exposed as whiny, pale and weak in the blistering light of our Village Hall this past Monday evening. But this, my friends, is only the backstory to what is revealed to my soul as the greatest hope for mankind. IF…we will it so.

What informs me was less about the dramatic events on the surface, and more about the discourse around the events on social media and the local paper’s “on-line” banter, beneath the surface. I realized something very important, hidden there in the anger of the seething attacks on the Mayor’s character. We were all friends once upon a time. What has happened to us?

Few would argue the genius of J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings trilogy in capturing the nature of men and the timeless struggle between good and evil, resulting in an epic masterpiece as informative to my mind, as it was entertaining. But there was a part in the book and a scene in the movie that jumped out at me in the course of these recent events. Watch this incredibly powerful five-minute scene in which Gandalf frees King Theoden from the evil that possessed him. In the same week I observed a Mayor and a friend I no longer recognized, I visited the woman I love. She kept asking me what was wrong, sensing my discomfort. I was standing there with the love of my life, and I didn’t know or recognize her any more. It was as if we were total strangers.

What if, somewhere beyond our wildest dreams, there is a Gandalf’s Staff to break this spell upon our hearts? What if the blue line finally becomes our red line, where enough good people finally say enough is enough? Not with anger, but with love and charity of heart. I am telling you that evil would wither and fall away…because there would be less and less for it to hold onto.

Look at evil on the post-election world stage. It is Grima Wormtongue whispering in Theoden’s ear, “It was the Fake News my Liege.”  Wormtongue (MSM) creates a false narrative around the true story that people want to believe because it seems to make life easier. Here we have young Thomas, columnist for the regional rag, twisting the Blue Line into a “feel good” moral equivalency lie. And I let him know there was at least one reader he hadn’t fooled…You missed that one by a country mile brother. The Warwick Blue Line is a story about good people who showed up to reject a room full of whining “Snowflakes” who chose to defend a racially-exclusive lie over the men and women who put their lives on the line every day to protect us all. There is no moral equivalency here…and you know it. Pathetically irrelevant is no way to go through life son. This is why print news is dying. They write fairy tales that fewer and fewer of us are believing in any more.

The heart of Progressivism is pure narcissistic evil, and needs to be confronted as such. This is not to say there’s no good in those who are possessed. Rather, many if not most are good people who’ve simply allowed themselves to become spell-bound. If you haven’t seen the video of the Ohio State University students flatly denying that the Somali Muslim refugee who drove his car into 9 innocent pedestrians and then proceeded to hack them with a knife (exactly as ISIS had instructed) had anything to do with “terrorism”, you NEED to. Only the most diabolical can do this to the human brain. It was a “misunderstanding” the young snowflakes insisted.

This is a most difficult place. Think of the stakeholders around the Blue Line. The Police Chief is not as free to be as honest as he would like with the possessed ones. How many of the Town Supervisor’s constituents are under the spell? One has to keep the peace, and the other has to get re-elected. God knows the main street business owners must hold their tongues or risk alienating customers in an already struggling economy. And so it goes, until one day we will all walk out our doors into a world that will no longer be recognizable, or worth living in.

I went by the field of the lazy man, And by the vineyard of the man devoid of understanding; And there it was, all overgrown with thorns; Its surface was covered with nettles; Its stone wall was broken down. When I saw it, I considered it well; I looked on it and received instruction: A little sleep, a little slumber, A little folding of the hands to rest; So shall your poverty come like a prowler, And your need like an armed man. ~ Proverbs 24:30-34

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