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I have wondered how you have been doing in San Francisco with the absurdities now taking place with the marriage licenses. We have a similar absurdity here in [my city] in the form of a “Catholic” mayor who announced that gay marriage is OK with him. So far no licenses issued because, most amazingly, the county clerk who says he is also pro-gay-marriage, is also pro-law and state laws still disallow it. Yes, I will write my politicians now. I actually visited your site today just for a moral/morale boost. I’m still trying to grow, so that I TRULY trust that everything is in God’s hands, not my own. I do often avail myself of the prayer of Divine Mercy: Jesus I trust in You.

Outline of the Answer
• The Illusion
• Diversity
• Activism
• In God We Trust?
• Holiness is a Personal Struggle

  
We live under the illusion that the United States is a Christian—indeed, a Protestant [1]—country, but when you look closely at the U.S. Declaration of Independence you can see that it’s really based in deism, not Christianity. Many of our political forefathers, especially Washington, Franklin, Hancock, Livingston, and Randolph, were Freemasons,[2] and, according to their anti-Christian [3] ideals, their “God” was “Nature’s God” [4] who made the clockworks of the world and then stepped back to let us govern it all with scientific reason. 

Taken together, the Declaration of Independence, based on a “pursuit of happiness,” and the Constitution, part of whose purpose is to “promote the general welfare,” [5a] have no concern for morality, let alone Christian morality, except in so far as morality can be temporarily useful to “insure domestic tranquility.” [5b]

Still, up until the last couple of decades, many of the individuals in this country have called themselves Christian, and Christian values have helped to shape and protect this country.

 
Diversity

Up until now, the pursuit of happiness has been weighed against the social danger it poses, and, until now, social danger has been defined primarily in Christian moral terms. But as this country becomes more and more diverse and the general welfare becomes less and less Christian, morality will become more and more relative, and self-indulgent “happiness” will take on more and more weight in the determination of what can be socially approved.

  

“What’s wrong with public nudity? What’s wrong with legalizing marijuana and other drugs? What’s wrong with anyone marrying anyone he wants to marry? What’s wrong with polygamy? What’s wrong with pedophilia? What’s wrong with having sex in public? Dogs do it. Why can’t we do it? What rational reason is there to deny us our rights?”

Well, once divine law has been thrown into the gutter, anything goes.

  

We have already crossed the border of public immodesty, sexual promiscuity, cohabitation, divorce, adultery, and abortion, and now we are finding that the “happiness value” of activities such as genetic engineering, homosexual “marriage,” sexually explicit television shows, public nudity, recreational drug use, bodily disfigurement, euthanasia, infanticide, and blood lust in sports make their demands for general social acceptance and legal protection.

The ideology of diversity, therefore, makes it apparent today that the advocacy of human “rights” is not only indifferent to the preservation of Christian moral values, but that it is working actively to crush them. Though we should desire it, Christian morality in government is not something we can continue to take for granted. “Diversity” should include you, but it doesn’t. “Diversity” does not include Christian values.

And so, even though “we the people” of the United States have benefited from Christian values for most of our history, we should brace ourselves for the impending day when this country, because of its overwhelming contempt of anything divine, loses the graces of divine protection it has long enjoyed.

 
Activism

Even though corrupt politicians have abounded through the course of American history, the majority of voters in the U.S. have always wanted morality in the government. But this did not stop the political activists. They declared, “We don’t care what you want. We want what we want, and we will get it, one way or another.” And so they have been brainwashing our children by advocacy in schools, by television—both through the programs and through the commercials—by movies, by music, and by video games. They have been wearing away all that is not in their self-interest. They have been eroding and undermining all that is good and holy. Laws protecting the good and holy have been torn down by protesters.

This is how the devil works, and no human agency can stop him.

In the 2008 elections it all became clear: the United States sold itself into slavery as the devil’s prostitute. Under the influence of Obama the Assassin, America the once Beautiful has become America the Slut as our culture sinks deeper and deeper into apostasy and evil. The Obama administration has raised up a generation of Obama Brats who, like wild children without the guidance of a father, have become insolent and rude, believing that they are entitled to whatever they want simply because they want it—and they have taken up the Satanic agenda of sowing weeds of perversion in our culture.

  

He proposed another parable to them. “The Kingdom of Heaven may be likened to a man who sowed good seed in his field. While everyone was asleep his enemy came and sowed weeds all through the wheat, and then went off. When the crop grew and bore fruit, the weeds appeared as well. The servants of the householder came to him and said, ‘Master, did you not sow good seed in your field? Where have the weeds come from?’ He answered, ‘An enemy has done this.’ His servants said to him, ‘Do you want us to go and pull them up?’ He replied, ‘No, if you pull up the weeds you might uproot the wheat along with them. Let them grow together until harvest; then at harvest time I will say to the harvesters, “First collect the weeds and tie them in bundles for burning; but gather the wheat into my barn.”’”

  

—Matthew 13:24-30

 
In God We Trust?

“Wait a minute,” you say, “the motto of this country is In God We Trust. America is a spiritual country.”

Well, we can wonder about that. How can the pursuit of “happiness”—with its narcissistic hunger for revenge, angry and hateful protest, political hostility and sniping, sexual perversion, abortion, drugs, violent video games, competitive sports, erotic entertainment, social rudeness, subversive music, junk food, exploitation of the underprivileged, and abuse of the environment—be spiritual?
 

The United States
Armed Forces
“In 0bama we Trust”
Proudly defending homosexua1ity from the threat of Christian virtue.

 
I predict that in the not-too-distant future the courts may rule that “In God We Trust” must be purged from all our money. If the politicians of diversity finally do that, what will this produce? Nothing but more and more weeds for the fire.

 
Holiness is a Personal Struggle

But the truth is, none of this really affects the Church, because real Christianity is not a political system. Christ warned us over and over that His true followers would be hated by the world because of Him. He warned us that true faith necessitates a complete break with the apostasy and immorality of popular culture. True faith requires personal witness, not political arguing and protest. And so, if the early Christians could survive—indeed, even flourish—under persecution, then the Church today can too.

  

So I declare and testify in the Lord that you must no longer live as the Gentiles do, in the futility of their minds; darkened in understanding, alienated from the life of God because of their ignorance, because of their hardness of heart, they have become callous and have handed themselves over to licentiousness for the practice of every kind of impurity to excess.

  

—Ephesians 4:17-19

Sadly, many souls will be lost because of a confused belief that sin can be legalized, and the burden will be on bishops and priests to preach the truth, on parents to raise their children in the true faith through education and heartfelt example, and on those who call themselves Christian to live the truth and witness it in society.

  

Imagine if all the Catholics in the world refused to subscribe to cable TV, refused to buy newspapers and magazines, and refused to attend movies. The message would be clear: Catholic money has a voice. But right now, Catholic money is no better than the mud it wallows in.

  

We’re in the mess we’re in now because Christians have been lazy and complacent and have taken the Faith for granted, relying more on politics than on God to protect them. In other words, we’re now getting what we deserve for being lukewarm. 0bama is God’s curse on America.

It’s worth repeating: The struggle for holiness is a profound personal struggle. There is no other path to the Kingdom of Heaven. It is not for the faint-hearted or the complacent, and it is certainly not for the lukewarm.

So why get upset that most of the people in the world have no concept of morality when most of the people in the Catholic Church today do not live the faith from their hearts in every moment but look upon Catholicism mainly as a social identity and have little concept of the real meaning of Christianity?

Therefore it all comes down to one thing: Jesus I trust in you! regardless of what the world around you does.

  

I know your works; I know that you are neither cold nor hot. I wish you were either cold or hot. So, because you are lukewarm, neither hot nor cold, I will spit you out of My mouth. For you say, “I am rich and affluent and have no need of anything,” and yet do not realize that you are wretched, pitiable, poor, blind, and naked. I advise you to buy from Me gold refined by fire so that you may be rich, and white garments to put on so that your shameful nakedness may not be exposed, and buy ointment to smear on your eyes so that you may see. Those whom I love, I reprove and chastise. Be earnest, therefore, and repent.

  

—Revelation 3:15-19

Therefore it all comes down to one thing: Jesus I trust in you! regardless of what the world does.

  

Let the wicked continue in their wicked ways, the depraved in their depravity! The virtuous must live on in their virtue and the holy ones in their holiness!
    “Remember, I am coming soon! I bring with me the reward that will be given to each man as his conduct deserves. . . . Happy are they who wash their robes so as to have free access to the tree of life and enter the city through its gates! Outside are the dogs and sorcerers, the fornicators and murderers, the idol-worshipers and all who love falsehood”

  

—Revelation 22:11–15

 

 

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Notes

1. During WW2, President Roosevelt privately said to Treasury Secretary Henry Morgenthau, Jr., and a Catholic appointee, Leo Crowley, “You know this is a Protestant country, and the Catholics and Jews are here under sufferance.” See The Conquerors: Roosevelt, Truman and the Destruction of Hitler’s Germany 1941-1945 (Simon & Schuster) by Michael Beschloss. An excerpt can be found at “FDR’s Auschwitz Secret,” by Michael Beschloss, Newsweek, October 14, 2002.

2. What is the Catholic Church’s teaching about Freemasonry? See Catholicism vs. Freemasonry—Irreconcilable Forever by Rev. Robert I. Bradley, S.J.

3. Masons often claim that they are not anti-Christian, but this is just a lie, carefully crafted to deceive the general public, so as to shield themselves from the dark mysteries they practice in secret. Far from being based in the true Mystery of Christ’s Body and Blood, their mysteries are based in the cabala (also called kabbala), an occult Jewish philosophy. Occultism functions on the premise that what you know will give you power to control affairs of the world; it rejects all faith in Jesus the Christ (Christ means “the Anointed,” that is, the Messiah) who will lead us to God the Father if we live our lives so as to reject sin and to bear fruit according to His commandments of love. So how can the denial of Jesus as the Christ—whether in principle or in secret mockery—not be anti-Christian?

4. “When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature’s God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.” (The beginning of the unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, July 4, 1776)

5a,b. “We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.” (The Preamble of the Constitution of the United States of America)

 


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