The Phrase “Color of Their Skin” is Really Getting Old

It is an often heard phrase that is as misleading as it is tiresome. “The color of their skin” is brought out often in discussions of racism, but has little to contribute to the topic. Skin color is insignificant compared to behaviour when forming judgements about a person; and by the way, surface differences aren’t just color, but also include facial and hair features. Just as we do not want to be around someone of our same color whose behavior we find disagreeable, so we do not want to be around someone of a different color whose behavior we find disagreeable.

Whether we like it or not, behaviour is in a general sense, coupled with skin color. Likewise, preferences are generally linked to skin color, which also can put off people who do not share those preferences. Without naming color, it is obvious that one color group’s behaviour tends to be loud and more animated, while another is more quiet and reserved. Preferences for the former group include bright colors and showy attire, while the latter prefers more subtle tones and vestments. Neither is necessarily right or wrong, just different. People are naturally going to be attracted to and group with like people, and if they want to be with people that are unlike them, that is their choice. This association should not be forced as it has been and is being done. Coerced love, respect, and acceptance has no lasting foundation. It is a weak and temporary facade that comes crashing down under pressure.

A nation is weakened when it is held hostage to the past. Much like the enemy of our souls attacks and attempts to weaken Christians by bringing up forgiven past sin, so the enemies of our nation employ the same tactic. The past sins of our nation are embellished in order to downplay the positive pursuits and progress of a country that has been a bastion of freedom and a benefactor to a world that to it is drawn. If we are to overcome this enemy, we must reject the lies that it relentlessly puts forth, and focus on truth. That truth is that faith, family, and freedom are blessings that The God of the Holy Bible has poured out on America, and He has given us the responsibility to hold and defend these so that our children can hold and defend them as well. “Blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord” Psalm 33:12.

Senator Bill Cassidy Afraid to Say the Emperor Has No Clothes

Our country is in a very bad way when its senators and many others are in denial of the obvious, or are afraid to speak the truth. Recently, a man called Dr Rachel Levine, who pretends to be a woman, was confirmed as Assistant Secretary of Health.

Thankfully, Senator Bill Cassidy voted no on Levine’s confirmation, but his reason for doing so reveals a primary problem in America. Cassidy said his reason was because Levine gave disappointing answers to questions about COVID-19. It wasn’t because Levine was unfit for the job because of obvious mental issues. If a man dressed up as a woman isn’t enough to disqualify a person from a top position in the federal government, then what is?

It is unthinkable that the likes of Levine can even be considered for a government post, much less actually be confirmed. It is no wonder that America is losing its position as the most secure and prosperous country in the world when it is turning into a disturbed fantasyland. Denying truth does not change it.

Here is Senator Bill Cassidy’s statement:

Dear Mr. Bolden: Thank you for writing in with your thoughts on Dr. Rachel Levine becoming the Assistant Secretary of Health. I appreciate you taking time to write me on this issue. Dr. Levine was nominated by President Biden to be the Assistant Secretary of Health. Recently, I had the opportunity to ask Dr. Levine some questions during a HELP committee hearing.   They weren’t leading questions. They weren’t prejudicial. They weren’t trap questions. They were just something I expect a doctor to know. Dr.Vivek Murthy, the other doctor who was up there for CDC, answered them. Dr. Levine gave me a disappointing answer, which I felt was insufficient. It was disappointing to hear because I expect someone with her background to be able to get a decent answer as to what are risk factors and what is the relative importance of risk factors for dying from COVID-19. How are we going to deal with COVID-19 if the doctor who will be involved in this can’t give me a straight answer on what the risk factors are and their relative importance? For these reasons I decided to vote against Dr. Levine for Assistant Secretary of H ealth. I will continue to represent the views of my state and do so through hearing from constituents like you. Please continue to reach out, either by phone or by email, when you have another question or concern. You can reach my office in Washington DC at 202-224-5824 or submit an email at Sincerely,

  Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D.

The Great Deception of 2020

Nearly 100 years after the Great Depression, which can be argued was brought about through deceit, the year 2020 may be known as the year of the Great Deception. The racism deception, the COVID 19 deception and the election deception are a three pronged attack on America and the world. There are other prongs in this attack, such as homosexuality, abortion, and others, but this article will only address the first three issues. The old divide and conquer strategy is being used by those who would destroy America; the world standard of liberty. The godless communist worldview is being aggressively pitted against the God fearing, freedom loving worldview.

Racism should not be confused with the fact of life that birds of a feather flock together. It should also not be confused with a group of people being suppressed by their own behavior or by their government. Opportunities for advancement are available to all in America, if not especially for those categorized as part of a minority group.

According to the U S Census Bureau, in 2019 blacks were 13.4% of the U S population, yet they are 22% of the mayors of the 50 largest U S cities. They make up 13% of the U S House of Representatives. 75% of the NBA is black, 65% of the NFL, but only 5% of the NHL. Home ownership rates are disproportionately high for blacks at over 40% while white ownership is consistent with their population at just over 70%. 77% of white children in the U S live in two parent homes, while 37% (the lowest among races) of black children live in two parent homes. This coincides with median incomes, with blacks at the lowest and whites near the top. It appears that income has more to do with family stability than with race.

Police brutality and oppression against blacks is another lie spread by Leftist media. Racism has nothing to do with police presence and activity. Where do you see bars on windows and doors? It is mostly in black neighborhoods. Why? A major reason goes back to the low percentage of two parent homes. Without a stable home as God designed it to be, children are more likely to become involved in crime, and continue to be involved in it into adulthood. Therefore, police encounters with all races is proportional to the races’ criminal involvement.

COVID 19 is a relatively new weapon in the arsenal of Leftists. Who would have thought that so many could be deceived into fearing a disease that 94.6-99% of those who contract it recover, to the extent of government forcing people to close their businesses (unless it is a large business such as Walmart or Home Depot), schools, churches, and even home gatherings. The COVID deception, much more than the disease itself, has done tremendous damage to America and the world. Our laws have been ignored and bypassed in order to achieve the “greater good”. Freedom of assembly and the free exercise of religion (Christianity) has been restrained, tax money has been unlawfully distributed, livelihoods have been forcibly suspended, face covering with all that entails has been mandated, and choice of treatment for the illness has been taken from doctors and patients and ordered by overreaching government.

The presidential election of 2020 has proven to be the most corrupt in American history, and likely shows how so many corrupt politicians get re-elected time and again. The deception surrounding COVID 19 was a major part of the election deception. Mail in ballots were forced upon the public in many locations to “help prevent the spread of COVID” at the polls. In some cases, these ballots were not mailed to individuals at their request, but were mailed out en masse with many being gathered by unintended recipients and marked for the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden. This was only one method of “stuffing the ballot box”, with electronic votes being switched from President Trump to Biden, ballots for Biden being counted multiple times, and Biden votes cast somehow by those no longer living being other forms of election fraud.

The “rule of law”, while constantly touted by left-wing legislators, is obviously not in play by the left; or by many who are supposedly on the right. A reading of the Constitution is all one needs to see this, especially Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution. Liars and pretenders (search The Pretenders on this website) in the government, the media, academia, many pulpits, and other places have nearly taken control of the country, and much of the population is deceived by them. Whatever they say is usually the opposite of what is true. Now is the time for the law to be applied to them accordingly.

1913: The Looting Begins

Looting is not a new activity in America. It has just moved from behind the scenes where bankers, financiers, government officials, and other “elites” quietly take Americans’ money and possessions. Their lawlessness has led to the out in the open break and take mobs that are running rampant in the Democratic controlled cities across the country.

In 1913, during the Woodrow Wilson administration, the Federal Reserve was established. The power to coin money and regulate the value of it was taken away from its Constitutional place in Congress and was given to this illegal institution which consisted of a handful of manipulators that worked the strings of those in powerful positions of government. Almost all records of inflation rates begin in 1913. Before the crime of the establishment of the Federal Reserve, inflation was virtually nonexistent. Not long after the perpetration, inflation began a steady increase.

The next major phase of looting began in 1933 under the Franklin D Roosevelt administration and his “New Deal”. Suffering economically from the Great Depression, Americans were ripe for the picking. Regardless of the lack of constitutional authority for such expenditures, government programs were established to “help” Americans make it through the crisis. It is interesting that the “crisis” occurred in spite of, or perhaps because of, the Federal Reserve currency control. Either way, America had drifted further from its constitutional anchor and closer to socialism. Precedence had been set and such programs continued after the economy recovered.

Harry Truman followed the pinko path with his “Fair Deal” agenda, announced in 1949, which added more taxpayer subsidies. Along the same path came Lyndon Johnson in 1964 with his “War on Poverty”. From around 1950 up to Johnson’s unconstitutional war, the number of Americans who were officially considered poor had fallen by 20%. This downward trend ended with the beginning of the poverty war, as if intended. After more than 20 trillion of Americans’ dollars, not including social security and medicare, the poverty level has remained the same as when Johnson’s looting of Americans began.

Marxist groups such as BLM and Antifa, some ignorant individuals, governors, academia, media, and mayors, and other thieves have taken their cue from the “leaders” in Washington. The bending, breaking, and sidestepping of the Constitution has led to its disregard in many ways. “Legal” looting has given way to “allowed” looting. This began in earnest under the Obama administration and its degradation of America. By portraying America as fundamentally racist and corrupt, Obama gave license to its destruction.

Now America is reaping what was sown. By disregarding the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and Biblical principles that America was founded upon and which are found in these documents, the country is falling into an immoral abyss. The main purpose of government, which is to protect life, liberty, and property, is being left to individuals and those in law enforcement who stand firm in their duty in the face of prosecution for doing so.

The Term “White Privilege” is Leftist Propaganda

There is a communist element in the world that is concentrating on the destruction of America, using the tried and true method of divide and conquer. This communist element is entrenched in media, education, entertainment, many state governments, and especially the federal government. The American people, by and large, are not taken with their propaganda. However, their constant barrage of lies deceive many, and leave patriots exasperated as to what to do about it. There have been many assaults by this evil cabal, including the devaluation of currency and excessive taxation to fund unconstitutional programs that ultimately make citizens dependants of the government (read “A Lawless America” here). The worst strikes on the United States have been against its righteousness as a nation through the promotion of pornography, gambling, abortion, homosexuality, transsexuality, profanity, general immorality, and anti-christianity. The Leftists’ latest series of salvos are a two pronged attack against America. One prong divides America by covering the land with the false idea of “white privilege”. The other spreads fear of a disease, withholds the cure, and steals the American people blind through income loss and inflated prices for goods and services.

A little research dispels the notion of “white privilege”. Aside from programs and quotas (affirmative action) that favor “non-whites”, such as the USDA giving over a billion dollars in $50,000 payouts (some much larger) to black farmers who claim discrimination, often with little to no evidence, blacks generally hold a proportionate number in income levels and government positions, including a recent presidency. In some cases, such as in sports, they are disproportionately over-represented. Could this be because God has given them the talent to excel in this area? Does this mean that others have been discriminated against by not being given the same talent? The answer is yes, but discrimination is part of life. 1 Corinthians 12: 4-5 in the Word of God tells us: “There are different kinds of gifts, but the same Spirit distributes them. There are different kinds of service, but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working, but in all of them and in everyone it is the same God at work.”

According to the U S Census Bureau, in 2019 blacks were 13.4% of the U S population, yet they are 22% of the mayors of the 50 largest U S cities. They make up 13% of the U S House of Representatives. 75% of the NBA is black, 65% of the NFL, but only 5% of the NHL. Home ownership rates are disproportionately high for blacks at over 40% while white ownership is consistent with their population at just over 70%. 77% of white children in the U S live in two parent homes, while 37% (the lowest among races) of black children live in two parent homes. This coincides with median incomes, with blacks at the lowest and whites near the top. It appears that income has more to do with family stability than with race.

Police brutality and oppression against blacks is another lie spread by Leftist media. Racism has nothing to do with police presence and activity. Where do you see bars on windows and doors? It is mostly in black neighborhoods. Why? A major reason goes back to the low percentage of two parent homes. Without a stable home as God designed it to be, children are more likely to become involved in crime, and continue to be involved in it into adulthood. Therefore, police encounters with all races is proportional to the races’ criminal involvement.

The media and government reaction, and in turn the public reaction to COVID-19 is unprecedented and unfounded, especially in light of the fact that there is a cure and preventative. It is criminally insane to force the closures of businesses and to forbid gatherings in a supposed effort to stay a virus, and to outlaw the prescribing of an inexpensive and readily available antidote (hydroxychloroquine and azithromycin) for the virus that is also a preventative. There could be no other reason than this is a communist tactic to collapse a capitalistic economy, to control and kill citizens, and to fund the communist cause through sales of untried and expensive medicines.

The communist attack must be met with truth and action. How many times will those that are part of their group or that allow their activities to go unchecked be elected and re-elected to Congress, state legislatures, governorships, mayorships, and city councils? How long will they be allowed to cheat the vote through mail in ballots, waiving photo ID requirements to vote, and other means? When freedom is not maintained, vermin are always there to bring about destruction. Too many have too much invested in America to abandon it and hand over what is left to those who will enslave us.

Let Freedom Ring

The words to the hymn, “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” speak to the time we are now in, a time in which the ring of freedom is fast fading. How many can sing the first verse of this song? In how many hearts would the words stir a patriotic passion to regain and retain the freedom for which many have suffered and died?

The current Coronavirus hype and hysteria have caused many to trade precious freedom for the “safety” offered by “experts” and the “government”. The hymn mentioned above contains the phrase “land where my fathers died”, but the land will now be known throughout history as “land where the people were scared of a typically nonfatal virus, so we gave up our freedom and on the government we relied.” The God given rights of liberty and the pursuit of happiness ingrained in the Declaration of Independence, and the First Amendment affirmation of the right of assembly and the free exercise of religion have been taken away (willingly given away by many) as if America had suddenly been taken over by some callous communist regime. Deceit and fear have quickly led many to comply with what is obviously a devastating blow to liberty and economic stability.

Who could believe that to stop a serious but usually nonlethal virus, American citizens would be ordered to shut down their “nonessential” businesses for weeks or months, to not send their children to school, and to stay put in their homes; that prisoners would be released so they wouldn’t spread the virus to each other; that citizens would be herded like lemmings through “essential” establishments, while of course keeping the arbitrary six feet apart rule; that weddings and even funerals would not be allowed; and that our elected officials would unconstitutionally authorize an astronomical amount of the people’s own money, and money that doesn’t even exist, to be redistributed in an attempt to appease and to justify forcing them to not earn wages.

The Covid crackdown is an attempt to topple what Leftists hate: a free people and Jesus Christ who gives that freedom. Can a nation long survive when likely one-fifth of the work force is not working for weeks and months? Time will tell the outcome of such unprecedented and criminal governmental action.

Coronavirus Constitutional Crisis

Americans have never been in more danger of losing their sovereignty as we are now. This is not the result of a foreign invasion, although through weak border control foreign invasion has occurred and lends to the present danger of disease. This potential overthrow is by the hands of those in elected offices of government that disregard constitutional law, and by public compliance to this criminal act.

Precedence is being set for freedom to be taken from Americans. Sovereignty and freedom is precious. We sing about it, recite it, and many have suffered and died for it. Freedom means being able to choose the best course of action for our own lives and the lives of our families. Now we as a nation have been ordered to not assemble, and certain businesses have been ordered to close even though the U S Constitution expresses the right to peaceably assemble. While the Constitution gives no such authorization, Congress is about to once again reach its long arm into the shallowing pockets of Americans to prop up businesses and individuals.

What about the next crisis? What rights will be laid down and at what cost? Freedom will sometimes cost everything. Loss of freedom costs even more.

Abortionists are Hit Men

Hit men are generally ancillary participants in a crime ring, but there are syndicates that have been allowed to flourish in which hit men are the main players. In these organizations, which have been sanctioned by the United States and other countries, and are exalted by the Democratic Party, the acts and the results of the acts of hit men are the reason for the existence of the organizations.

These hit men are not usually known by such a denotation. Usually they are called doctors, but this title is certainly not fitting for those harming and ending life. Hit men is a much more applicable term since they are paid to kill people. Their actions are made even more abhorrent by the fact that their victims are tortured through the methods of murder used by the villains, and they are helpless to defend themselves. It is unthinkable yet reality, that government is a willing participant, even worse, a subsidizing participant in such crimes, when its purpose is to protect and defend.

Natural law, given to us by our Creator, dictates that ending human life is a crime. This is reiterated by the Declaration of Independence and the U S Constitution. Claims that a living soul is not a living soul are ludicrous and evil. Claims that a woman’s life and body trump the life and body of a child inside her body is equally ludicrous and evil. The woman’s body was created to bring forth life. It was not created to be a place for conception only then to become a place to torture and terminate that which was conceived.

Leftists Indict Themselves When They Quote the Constitution

When pushing for the impeachment of President Trump, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi not only indicted herself, but also the previous administration of which she was aligned in its flagrant disregard of the Constitution. Remember DACA? While in office, President Obama stated, “I am not a king. I can’t do these things just by myself.” He was referring to breaking immigration law by stopping the deportation of those in the country illegally and granting them work authorization, social security, and other government benefits. However, he went ahead and acted as a king by doing what he said he could not, while Congress stood by and watched. Other examples of Constitution corrupting and congressional coverture abound, including DOMA, Obamacare, abortion, and 2nd Amendment infringement.

A December 8, 2019 article by Seth Lipsky in The Wall Street Journal quotes Nancy as saying, “When crafting the Constitution the Founders feared the return of a monarchy in America and, having just fought a war of independence, they specifically feared the prospect of a king-president corrupted by foreign influence.” Actually, the Constitution was crafted to not only prevent a monarchy, but also to prevent enemies from corrupting our government from within. As President Trump attempts to fulfill his duty to execute justice concerning already proven corruption by members of the former administration, enemies of America within the federal government falsely accuse him of wrongdoing. Perhaps Nancy and the other accusers fear the prospect of their own corruption being brought to justice.

Good or Evil? It’s a Choice

What elevates one above another? If elevation is preferred over abasement, then what standards are used to distinguish between the two? When these questions are applied to nations, it is helpful to look at the past to find the answers.

If freedom, prosperity, and wholesomeness are the three indicators of elevation, it is quite obvious that western nations in general, and America in particular, could be considered elevated, while non-western nations could be considered abased. From ancient history until now, a nation’s characteristics dictate its position on a high or low scale.

The number one characteristic, and ultimately the only characteristic, that allows for a nation to thrive, is virtue. If virtue is a standard of right, as the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it, from where did this standard come and for how long does it apply? Nations ranking high on the freedom, prosperity, and wholesomeness meter understand that the Creator of all things has let us know for all time what is right and good, and helps us have virtue if we want to pursue it. There is stability for the nation that knows right and good never change.

Early in the history of the world, the nation of Israel at times remained true to the standards of right and good. In Deuteronomy 28, God tells the nation of Israel what will happen if they obey Him, and what will happen if they don’t: “Now it shall come to pass, if you diligently obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments which I command you today, that the Lord your God will set you high above all nations of the earth. And all these blessings shall come upon you and overtake you, because you obey the voice of the Lord your God: “Blessed shall you be in the city, and blessed shall you be in the country. “Blessed shall be the fruit of your body, the produce of your ground and the increase of your herds, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks. “Blessed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. “Blessed shall you be when you come in, and blessed shall you be when you go out. “The Lord will cause your enemies who rise against you to be defeated before your face; they shall come out against you one way and flee before you seven ways. “The Lord will command the blessing on you in your storehouses and in all to which you set your hand, and He will bless you in the land which the Lord your God is giving you. “The Lord will establish you as a holy people to Himself, just as He has sworn to you, if you keep the commandments of the Lord your God and walk in His ways. Then all peoples of the earth shall see that you are called by the name of the Lord, and they shall be afraid of you. And the Lord will grant you plenty of goods, in the fruit of your body, in the increase of your livestock, and in the produce of your ground, in the land of which the Lord swore to your fathers to give you. The Lord will open to you His good treasure, the heavens, to give the rain to your land in its season, and to bless all the work of your hand. You shall lend to many nations, but you shall not borrow. And the Lord will make you the head and not the tail; you shall be above only, and not be beneath, if you heed the commandments of the Lord your God, which I command you today, and are careful to observe them. So you shall not turn aside from any of the words which I command you this day, to the right or the left, to go after other gods to serve them. “But it shall come to pass, if you do not obey the voice of the Lord your God, to observe carefully all His commandments and His statutes which I command you today, that all these curses will come upon you and overtake you: “Cursed shall you be in the city, and cursed shall you be in the country. “Cursed shall be your basket and your kneading bowl. “Cursed shall be the fruit of your body and the produce of your land, the increase of your cattle and the offspring of your flocks. “Cursed shall you be when you come in, and cursed shall you be when you go out. “The Lord will send on you cursing, confusion, and rebuke in all that you set your hand to do, until you are destroyed and until you perish quickly, because of the wickedness of your doings in which you have forsaken Me. The Lord will make the plague cling to you until He has consumed you from the land which you are going to possess. The Lord will strike you with consumption, with fever, with inflammation, with severe burning fever, with the sword, with scorching, and with mildew; they shall pursue you until you perish. And your heavens which are over your head shall be bronze, and the earth which is under you shall be iron. The Lord will change the rain of your land to powder and dust; from the heaven it shall come down on you until you are destroyed. “The Lord will cause you to be defeated before your enemies; you shall go out one way against them and flee seven ways before them; and you shall become troublesome to all the kingdoms of the earth. Your carcasses shall be food for all the birds of the air and the beasts of the earth, and no one shall frighten them away. The Lord will strike you with the boils of Egypt, with tumors, with the scab, and with the itch, from which you cannot be healed. The Lord will strike you with madness and blindness and confusion of heart. And you shall grope at noonday, as a blind man gropes in darkness; you shall not prosper in your ways; you shall be only oppressed and plundered continually, and no one shall save you. “You shall betroth a wife, but another man shall lie with her; you shall build a house, but you shall not dwell in it; you shall plant a vineyard, but shall not gather its grapes. Your ox shall be slaughtered before your eyes, but you shall not eat of it; your donkey shall be violently taken away from before you, and shall not be restored to you; your sheep shall be given to your enemies, and you shall have no one to rescue them. Your sons and your daughters shall be given to another people, and your eyes shall look and fail with longing for them all day long; and there shall be no strength in your hand. A nation whom you have not known shall eat the fruit of your land and the produce of your labor, and you shall be only oppressed and crushed continually. So you shall be driven mad because of the sight which your eyes see. The Lord will strike you in the knees and on the legs with severe boils which cannot be healed, and from the sole of your foot to the top of your head. “The Lord will bring you and the king whom you set over you to a nation which neither you nor your fathers have known, and there you shall serve other gods—wood and stone. And you shall become an astonishment, a proverb, and a byword among all nations where the Lord will drive you. “You shall carry much seed out to the field but gather little in, for the locust shall consume it. You shall plant vineyards and tend them, but you shall neither drink of the wine nor gather the grapes; for the worms shall eat them. You shall have olive trees throughout all your territory, but you shall not anoint yourself with the oil; for your olives shall drop off. You shall beget sons and daughters, but they shall not be yours; for they shall go into captivity. Locusts shall consume all your trees and the produce of your land. “The alien who is among you shall rise higher and higher above you, and you shall come down lower and lower. He shall lend to you, but you shall not lend to him; he shall be the head, and you shall be the tail. “Moreover all these curses shall come upon you and pursue and overtake you, until you are destroyed, because you did not obey the voice of the Lord your God, to keep His commandments and His statutes which He commanded you. And they shall be upon you for a sign and a wonder, and on your descendants forever. “Because you did not serve the Lord your God with joy and gladness of heart, for the abundance of everything, therefore you shall serve your enemies, whom the Lord will send against you, in hunger, in thirst, in nakedness, and in need of everything; and He will put a yoke of iron on your neck until He has destroyed you. The Lord will bring a nation against you from afar, from the end of the earth, as swift as the eagle flies, a nation whose language you will not understand, a nation of fierce countenance, which does not respect the elderly nor show favor to the young. And they shall eat the increase of your livestock and the produce of your land, until you are destroyed; they shall not leave you grain or new wine or oil, or the increase of your cattle or the offspring of your flocks, until they have destroyed you. “They shall besiege you at all your gates until your high and fortified walls, in which you trust, come down throughout all your land; and they shall besiege you at all your gates throughout all your land which the Lord your God has given you. You shall eat the fruit of your own body, the flesh of your sons and your daughters whom the Lord your God has given you, in the siege and desperate straits in which your enemy shall distress you. The sensitive and very refined man among you will be hostile toward his brother, toward the wife of his bosom, and toward the rest of his children whom he leaves behind, so that he will not give any of them the flesh of his children whom he will eat, because he has nothing left in the siege and desperate straits in which your enemy shall distress you at all your gates. The tender and delicate woman among you, who would not venture to set the sole of her foot on the ground because of her delicateness and sensitivity, will refuse to the husband of her bosom, and to her son and her daughter, her placenta which comes out from between her feet and her children whom she bears; for she will eat them secretly for lack of everything in the siege and desperate straits in which your enemy shall distress you at all your gates. “If you do not carefully observe all the words of this law that are written in this book, that you may fear this glorious and awesome name, THE LORD YOUR GOD, then the Lord will bring upon you and your descendants extraordinary plagues—great and prolonged plagues—and serious and prolonged sicknesses. Moreover He will bring back on you all the diseases of Egypt, of which you were afraid, and they shall cling to you. Also every sickness and every plague, which is not written in this Book of the Law, will the Lord bring upon you until you are destroyed. You shall be left few in number, whereas you were as the stars of heaven in multitude, because you would not obey the voice of the Lord your God. And it shall be, that just as the Lord rejoiced over you to do you good and multiply you, so the Lord will rejoice over you to destroy you and bring you to nothing; and you shall be plucked from off the land which you go to possess. “Then the Lord will scatter you among all peoples, from one end of the earth to the other, and there you shall serve other gods, which neither you nor your fathers have known—wood and stone. And among those nations you shall find no rest, nor shall the sole of your foot have a resting place; but there the Lord will give you a trembling heart, failing eyes, and anguish of soul. Your life shall hang in doubt before you; you shall fear day and night, and have no assurance of life. In the morning you shall say, ‘Oh, that it were evening!’ And at evening you shall say, ‘Oh, that it were morning!’ because of the fear which terrifies your heart, and because of the sight which your eyes see. “And the Lord will take you back to Egypt in ships, by the way of which I said to you, ‘You shall never see it again.’ And there you shall be offered for sale to your enemies as male and female slaves, but no one will buy you. ”

During the period that King Solomon lived and reigned in obedience to standards of righteousness that God has set forth, his country enjoyed freedom, prosperity, and wholesomeness. 1 Kings 4: 20 says “Judah and Israel were as numerous as the sand by the sea in multitude, eating and drinking and rejoicing.” Verse 25 continues with “And Judah and Israel dwelt safely, each man under his vine and his fig tree.”

Virtue elevated Israel to a very desirable position among the nations of the earth. We can assume that today virtue will do likewise, as indeed it has in western nations. We can also assume that a loss of virtue will result in an undesirable position among nations, as was also the case for Israel.

The western nations have in common a belief in the One True God, the Father of the Lord Jesus Christ. The United States of America in particular was specifically dedicated for the furtherance of the good news of Jesus Christ, and indeed has spread this gospel throughout the world.

Jamestown Settlers Covenant Dedication, 1607 –

“We do hereby dedicate this Land, and ourselves, to reach the People within these shores with the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and to raise up Godly generations after us, and with these generations take the Kingdom of God to all the earth. May this Covenant of Dedication remain to all generations, as long as this earth remains… May all who see this Cross, remember what we have done here, and may those who come here to inhabit join us in this Covenant…”

Mayflower Compact, 1620 –

“Having undertaken, for the Glory of God, and advancements of the Christian faith and honor of our King and Country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the Northern parts of Virginia….”

Western nations, especially the United States, are a popular destination of those seeking a better life. Oddly, instead of leaving the way of life they are fleeing, many bring their unfavorable cultural characteristics with them. Assimilation into the more favorable nation, as was the intention of past immigrants, has become a decimating invasion of raiders purposing to pilfer and pillage. Others come with the specific intent to “fundamentally transform” the culture. They are so inculcated in cultures of death, destruction, and despair that they do not know enough about freedom, peace, and prosperity to even desire it. Worse yet, some of those who have known the freedom, peace, and prosperity of western culture are forsaking it to join in the fundamental transformation of freedom, peace, and prosperity into death, destruction, and despair.

There is an unseen enemy leading those who are attempting to abase western nations, but there is One infinitely greater leading those who desire to elevate nations through virtue. Genesis chapter 3 describes the deception of the enemy that has been from the beginning:

“Now the serpent was more crafty than any of the wild animals the Lord God had made. He said to the woman, “Did God really say, ‘You must not eat from any tree in the garden’?”

The woman said to the serpent, “We may eat fruit from the trees in the garden, but God did say, ‘You must not eat fruit from the tree that is in the middle of the garden, and you must not touch it, or you will die.’”

“You will not certainly die,” the serpent said to the woman. “For God knows that when you eat from it your eyes will be opened, and you will be like God, knowing good and evil.”

When the woman saw that the fruit of the tree was good for food and pleasing to the eye, and also desirable for gaining wisdom, she took some and ate it. She also gave some to her husband, who was with her, and he ate it. Then the eyes of both of them were opened, and they realized they were naked; so they sewed fig leaves together and made coverings for themselves.

Then the man and his wife heard the sound of the Lord God as he was walking in the garden in the cool of the day, and they hid from the Lord God among the trees of the garden. But the Lord God called to the man, “Where are you?”

10 He answered, “I heard you in the garden, and I was afraid because I was naked; so I hid.”

11 And he said, “Who told you that you were naked? Have you eaten from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from?”

12 The man said, “The woman you put here with me—she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.”

13 Then the Lord God said to the woman, “What is this you have done?”

The woman said, “The serpent deceived me, and I ate.”

14 So the Lord God said to the serpent, “Because you have done this,

“Cursed are you above all livestock
    and all wild animals!
You will crawl on your belly
    and you will eat dust
    all the days of your life.
15 And I will put enmity
    between you and the woman,
    and between your offspring[a] and hers;
he will crush[b] your head,
    and you will strike his heel.”

16 To the woman he said,

“I will make your pains in childbearing very severe;
    with painful labor you will give birth to children.
Your desire will be for your husband,
    and he will rule over you.”

17 To Adam he said, “Because you listened to your wife and ate fruit from the tree about which I commanded you, ‘You must not eat from it,’

“Cursed is the ground because of you;
    through painful toil you will eat food from it
    all the days of your life.
18 It will produce thorns and thistles for you,
    and you will eat the plants of the field.
19 By the sweat of your brow
    you will eat your food
until you return to the ground,
    since from it you were taken;
for dust you are
    and to dust you will return.”

20 Adam[c] named his wife Eve,[d] because she would become the mother of all the living.

21 The Lord God made garments of skin for Adam and his wife and clothed them. 22 And the Lord God said, “The man has now become like one of us, knowing good and evil. He must not be allowed to reach out his hand and take also from the tree of life and eat, and live forever.” 23 So the Lord God banished him from the Garden of Eden to work the ground from which he had been taken. 24 After he drove the man out, he placed on the east side[e] of the Garden of Eden cherubim and a flaming sword flashing back and forth to guard the way to the tree of life.”

Revelation 20:7-15 describes the ultimate defeat of the enemy and those whose names are not found written in the Book of Life:

“When the thousand years are over, Satan will be released from his prison and will go out to deceive the nations in the four corners of the earth—Gog and Magog—and to gather them for battle. In number they are like the sand on the seashore. They marched across the breadth of the earth and surrounded the camp of God’s people, the city he loves. But fire came down from heaven and devoured them. 10 And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

11 Then I saw a great white throne and him who was seated on it. The earth and the heavens fled from his presence, and there was no place for them. 12 And I saw the dead, great and small, standing before the throne, and books were opened. Another book was opened, which is the book of life. The dead were judged according to what they had done as recorded in the books. 13 The sea gave up the dead that were in it, and death and Hades gave up the dead that were in them, and each person was judged according to what they had done. 14 Then death and Hades were thrown into the lake of fire. The lake of fire is the second death. 15 Anyone whose name was not found written in the book of life was thrown into the lake of fire.”

The enemy, Satan, still deceives. One of his tools is the mainstream media, which is deceptive in their polished pretense of propriety, but in reality is a licentious cabal of corruption. Those belonging to this group land on a term, such as “racism”, and drive it in the ground in order to divide the nation and bring about turmoil.

Before the Obama presidency, racism was for the most part a thing of the past. Being an enemy of America, the Constitution, and the Christian principles America was founded upon, Barack Obama and his like-minded lawless legions fastened upon the divide and conquer strategy, coupled with the “big lie” propaganda technique, in an attempt to “fundamentally transform America”. During Obama’s terms in office, mass shootings tripled from 1980s numbers, and before Obama took the office of the president, America didn’t have a problem with police being senselessly shot.

Since the Obama years, America has taken a hard left from the ideals that made her great. Not only are we threatened by invaders being allowed to flow freely across our borders, bringing illegal drugs, terror, and other such lawlessness, but also by a caustic counterculture that is attacking the population, with a focus on children, in an effort to subvert the foundation of our nation.

If America is to recover from the abasing it has undergone since the last administration and once again be elevated to its former status among nations, a place where it can once again be on a foundation firm enough to help elevate other nations, individual Americans must look deep inside themselves and realize what is important. They must realize that what is important is not the momentary pleasures the world offers, but the eternal pleasures that God offers through righteousness found only in His son Jesus Christ. Through turning away from sin that brings abasement and believing that Jesus paid the penalty for our sins through His death on the cross, then rose to life again after three days in the tomb, and by obeying what He tells us in His Word, the Bible, we can be elevated also to rise from death to live forever with Him. Not only this, but we can also elevate our nation from the corruption that lawlessness has brought upon us. Although we may suffer for our fight against corruption, we can know that we are honoring God, ourselves, our children, and all that come after us, knowing that we have done what we can to leave them a country as honorable and valiant as the one that was established for and left to us.