I don’t want to rule or conquor anyone….greed has poisoned men’s souls

The negative husband is back, if only for a short time. This video is for Zombiemetalhead, Bitter Clinger, Jeff, and the others that know what it is to be pounded down by the Greed Machine, and still try to uphold some vague Christian dignity. I hope you enjoy it as much as I have.

The Great Dictator Speech-Charlie Chaplin

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 October Baby and Hunger Games….what our movies tell us about the American people

The top movies in the box office currently are Hunger Games and October Baby. There’s  a lot of things that could be said about them, but I think its interesting that two thought provoking movies should be at the top of the charts, momentarily.

I think that Hunger Games is on top because people are afraid that the Republic is going to collapse. Just like in the seventies, when similar movies were popular. We see our freedoms dissolving, we see corruption in our leadership, we see disunity and complete contempt for our Constitution and the Bible. We know that unless God relents, unless the people repent, the good times of the past are finished. Perhaps never to return. In the seventies we saw Logan’s Run, Planet of the Apes, Omega Man, , Silent Running,Soylent Green. All of these films spoke to the despair we felt. Of coarse, we long for hope, and so movies full of hope tended to outsell and outlas the other. Hence, the success of Star Wars and Star Trek. (Yeah, I know….Star Trek was more about the sixties and eighties….but you get the point!)

I grew up in the seventies. I remember the bleakness and negativity of the times. It had quite an impact on me. To this day, I find it hard to be very positive. I want to be optimistic, but it is hard to be. These times remind me of those times.

Soylent Green Trailer

Soylent Green is people!

So, of coarse, in those times, I thought that I would be a Charlton Heston hero. I thought that if such dark times came, I would be the great hero that would change the world and cause the Great Awakening that would stop the evil and bring love and peace to the world. As I got older, I at least thought that I would fight the Great Darkness if ever such times came, and be no part of the disgusting corruption of our times.

http://www.thenewamerican.com/culture/faith-and-morals/9596-pepsi-getting-heat-for-use-of-aborted-fetal-cells-in-flavor-research

So, of coarse, now I segue into the second movie, October Baby. Since we are now a nation that has no problem drinking and eating fetal tissue, I think it strange that there are still enough people that value life enough to watch this movie. But there it is. Facts are stubborn things. I know that Neal Bortz feels that the abortion issue will destroy the Republican party.

Neal Boorz-GOP should stick to fiscal issues, abortion scares away fence-sitters

Now, I have very mixed feelings about this whole debacle. On one hand, I feel very strongly about the value of human life, and that we shouldn’t be playing God, and that abortion is a horrible, terrible thing. But then again….where in the Constitution does it say anything about abortion? I’ve looked….I can’t find it. The Constitution says nothing about abortion at all, and by the Tenth Amendment, that means that abortion is the realm of the private citizens or the states. On that hand, I seem to be agreeing with Neal Boortz.

But then, so many people do feel so strongly about the issue. And on both sides of the camp. And both sides raise up very excellent points.

So what are we to do, as a society?

One of the reasons I chose Ron Paul as my candidate of choice, is because he comes closest to the position I take. Abortion is morally wrong, but the Federal government should have no say about it whatsoever. It shouldn’t tell a women whether or not to get an abortion. The Federal government is not her conscious, is not her priest, is not her father, mother, or (Big) brother/sister. I get that Roe v. Wade, was austensibly a decision made to protect the women that were being forced to have unwanted pregnancies. I don’t trust our government, so I wonder if that is really what it was about, but I also realize how careful I have to be. The views I’ve expressed basically make everyone mad. The right wingers think its too weak of a position, and the feminist thinks I’m trying to tell her what to do.

Ron Paul on abortion and stem cell research

Lastly, one of the big themes of October Baby is forgiveness. The Christian church has been guilty of bashing women in the past. Now, it is much less guilty of that, but it has let the media run away with the whole issue. We know that part of the whole issue is that families were not strong enough to nurture women and teach them to be strong. So women did things in moments of weakness, and felt they couldn’t turn to their churches or families. So they turned to the federal government, and Big Brother was only too happy to provide a shoulder for women to cry on.

If we as a people are living the precepts of Christ, there will be no, or at least little, need for all of these laws and beaurocratical tangles.

Colossians 3:13-14: Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances yo9u may have against one another. Forgive as the Lord forgave you. And over all these virtues put on love, which binds them all together in perfect unity.

Gaither Vocal Band-Please Forgive Me

Media hides Ron Paul’s light under bushal.

My wife dug up this information. I think it will be very revealing.

1. Ron Paul won the Virgin Islands. Nobody told us!….

Ron Paul won U.S. Virgin Islands with 29% Media claims Romney won!

Look, the media can keep hiding the truth from us, but sooner or later the truth will come out. I don’t know if it will be in time to save the Ron Paul candidacy (or, for that matter, our republic), but the American people will eventually hear the truth.

For all that is secret will eventually be brought into the open, and everything that is concealed will be brought to light and made known to all. Luke 8:17

2. Pat Robertson has seen the light, and now wants to legalize marijuana….sound like anyone else we know…?

Look, I’m pretty strong against drugs myself. I’ve been a believer in the war on drugs for twenty-five years now. But I can attest to you that something is just not working. My old route had so many meth-heads, they would introduce themselves to you with the words, “I am so high…” and they weren’t joking! The war on drugs is doing exactly what Prohibition did. It’s just driving people into the criminal element. We’re putting people in prison and hardening them, when we should be treating them for addiction and helping them. Pat Robertson recently acknowledged all of this (though he still doesn’t support Ron Paul…but hey! nobody’s perfect!)

http://www.patrobertson.com/recentnews/marijuana-3-12.asp

3. If we are Christians, we want to build bridges between the people, not walls. Only Ron Paul is doing that.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m a Christian, and not even remotely a Muslim. I hear the message that most terrorism is Muslim. I know that it was Muslims that flew planes into our towers. But Christ died for us all. He even died for the Roman that hammered the nail into His hand. I’m not saying we should be weak. I’m not advocating that we demilitarize and let the Muslims destroy us. But I did go to school with some Muslims during the First Gulf War. I know that a lot of Kuwaitis came to our church at the time, and cried unfeigned tears when they were told that we Christians had compassion on them and their country. That we were praying for them and their families, as these young men and women waited to hear what was happening to their families that were caught in the storm of Saddam Hussein‘s  fury. I don’t know if these people ever became Christians, but I can tell you two things, 1) none of those Kuwaiti’s ever killed any Americans, and 2) they came away knowing that the stories told at home about how bad all Christians were fabrications.

The only candidate that is even seeking the Muslim vote is Ron Paul. While all of the others rattle their sabers and frighten these people, Ron Paul tries to heal the wounds between our people.

Ron Paul picks up Arab-American endorsements

To sum it all up, Ron Paul is a true lover of people. There was a Christian fad a few years ago. You may remember it. WWJD. What would Jesus do? I will tell you, He uttered the words, “Blessed are the peacemakers.” It seems only Ron Paul can claim that title.

My wife hopes you will like this video. It speaks about the love of God for his people. The atheist readers may not like the video. That’s fine.  My wife and I love you all.