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 Ukraine: Soviet system lingers on

In Ukraine, the stench of the Soviet era lingers on. Life in Ukraine offers a dismal but fascinating panorama of how difficult it is to shake off the blight of Communism.  

By Matthew A. Rarey  

Bolshevism evolved into religion, some kind of materialistic pagan religion, which worships Lenin and his like as demigods, while considering lies, deceit, violence, the oppression of the poor, the demoralizing of children, humiliation of women, destruction of the family… and the reduction of all the nation to extreme poverty as the principles of its rule—although all these principles are false.—Metropolitan Andrey Sheptytsky, leader of the Ukrainian Greek Catholics (1936)
A great and holy man made this grim and blunt pronouncement three years before Stalin drenched all Ukraine in red, his veracity confirmed in violence. To understand Ukraine today, we must briefly revisit its pre-Communist history.  

Writing these cautionary words in his eighth decade, Metropolitan Sheptytsky (d. 1944) was the long-serving spiritual leader of the largest Eastern Rite within the Catholic Church, the dominant Rite in Ukraine, and rightly so: Ukraine is the crossroads of Catholicism and Orthodoxy, and the Ukrainian Greek Catholics are Eastern in spirituality but Western in faith, the Kievan Church having re-entered into communion with Rome in the sixteenth century, a first big step toward closing the chasm created by the Orthodox schism in the 11th century.  

Sheptytsky was a prophet in his own right as well, clearly perceiving the threat from the armed ideology that would soon persecute his entire country, the eastern two-thirds already having suffered Communist rule since being incorporated into the Soviet Union shortly after the Russian Revolution in 1917. The western third, where Sheptytsky lived, then lay within the political boundaries of Poland—the part that would be ceded to Stalin in 1939 as part of the Ribbentrop-Molotov Treaty.  

History would prove Sheptytsky right. Grim and blunt was the apt way to describe Communism, a grim and blunt ideology that would bludgeon an historically Christian people for the better part of the last century, leaving millions of Ukrainians dead in body (Stalin’s forced-famine in the 1930s, deportations to the Gulag, swifter forms of execution) and untold more dead or wounded in spirit. Today the “walking dead” have a less than salutary effect on civil life.  

On the plus side, post-Soviet Ukraine is a free and independent country for the first time in centuries. (Being a largely flat-landed country, strategically located and historically flanked by great powers, has not been propitious for Ukrainian statehood.) This freedom is a source of hope. The so-called Orange Revolution in 2004, when a presidential election widely perceived as rigged for the pro-Russian candidate was overturned by a peaceful popular uprising, seemed to tap into that hope. Today, however, that hope no longer inspires such infectious popular enthusiasm. But why? Because Ukraine bears the bruises of Bolshevism, some of which signify grave internal damage—damage so severe that, save for a rebaptism of the human spirit in the Christian faith that united the Ukrainians as a people in the tenth century, it may lead to the Ukrainians doing to themselves what Stalin was not able to accomplish: the debilitation, if not the death of Ukraine.  

Sobering social trends  

I spent two months in Ukraine in early 2008, volunteering at the Ukrainian Catholic University (UCU) at the invitation of the Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation (UCEF), a non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the Catholic Church in Ukraine. (Upon my return, I was hired by the UCEF to help spread the good word about the Good News being promoted in Ukraine: a mission, in fact, inspiring people and reaping tangible benefits far beyond the borders of that pivotally important country bridging East and West.) I came impelled by the desire to learn and report about a unique and powerful apostolate on the Church’s Eastern Front that I had heard about while working in Washington, DC. I was intrigued by UCU, the only Catholic university in the former Soviet Union, fighting for the faith in a culture corrupted by Communism and tempted by Western secularism. This small but dynamic university is helping train a new generation of lay and religious leaders re-evangelizing Ukraine in all aspects of daily life.  

After returning from an enlightening tour-of-duty in a land that has known much darkness, and where the long, sinister night of the 20th century continues to cast shadows deep and wide, I wrote several pieces for religious and secular publications about the how UCU and the Church in Ukraine are rebuilding religious and civil society, particularly by addressing the causes of the demographic crisis and the assault of Western-style secularism: like all of Ukraine’s major problems and challenges, causes neither economic nor political in nature, but moral and religious. Most of those articles may be found on the UCEF’s website: http://www.ucef.org.  

Using demographic data about Ukraine released not only by the national government but sources such as the UN, these articles were informed by a personal perspective of Ukrainian life in the western third of the country, principally its main city, Lviv, where UCU is located.  

What do the data reveal about Ukraine? The more sobering trends include:  

One of the lowest birthrates in the world, 1.2 per woman, that threatens to country’s population of 47 million by the year 2050—a demographic crisis President Victor Yushchenko last year declared a “critical threat to national security”;  

the highest rate of HIV/AIDS infection in Europe: as of mid-2008, almost 130,000 registered cases of HIV infection and 13,000 deaths due to AIDS, actual numbers likely being far higher due to public ignorance of the causes of the disease;  

40,000 alcohol-related deaths per year, and, according to the World Health Organization, some 700,000 Ukrainians annually treated in hospitals for alcohol dependency. The situation may grow worse as Ukraine struggles through the global financial crisis that is hitting its post-Soviet economy especially hard: the national currency having lost half its value against the US dollar last year as the lifeblood of the economy, heavy industrial output, drains as world demand plummets;  

a divorce-to-marriage ratio as high as 3:4 in eastern parts of the country, although that drops as low as 3:10 in western parts;  

as many as 33 million abortions performed since legalization in 1955, averaging six per woman: according to the Ukrainian legal code, “only a physical personal [having] the right to life,” a “physical person” being one who “exists only after birth”; and abortion being a common means of birth control in a country where condoms have not caught on as in Western Europe;  

corruption pervading all levels of society, from politics to law enforcement to business—so common, expected, and generally accepted that statistics about corruption do not exist.  

If only the personal perspective I gained on the ground had informed the articles I wrote shortly after returning, however, they would have painted a rosier picture of Ukraine. Certainly there was evidence of nationwide problems: eg, a drunken woman savagely beaten (by her husband?) in a busy public market in Lviv while shoppers, including a policeman, went along their business; the scantily clad young women for whom looking like anorexic prostitutes must have some pay-off, but certainly not in terms of self-respect; everyday stories of police and politicians who would rather take bribes than enforce the law; the young married women taking in an English class I helped teach who said they would rather have more and better material goods than more children, or any children at all.  

Why is the western Ukraine different?  

Western Ukraine, however, is better off than the rest of the country, largely due to fortunate historical circumstances that prevented its mores from enduring attacks as long and vicious as in the east.  

Churches packed on Sundays and holy days are the joyous outward expression of private belief persecuted and forced underground during Soviet rule. Public displays of Christian belief abound, such as statues of the Virgin Mary, Christmas manger scenes, and huge crucifixes venerated by young and old alike. And the good work being done by religious associations—particularly the resurgent Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, which was banned during most of Soviet rule—is evident in myriad social ministries, from orphanages to alcohol-addiction programs to classes introducing engaged couples to the concept of marriage as a sacrament rather than a legal arrangement, commercial in nature and dissolved at whim. And although one may charge this writer with bias, the Ukrainian Catholic University is helping lead a re-evangelization of Ukraine—mainly in the familiar west, but with forays into the east as well—through its various institutes addressing social problems in very practical ways, but mainly through the work of its graduates: courageous young people who are helping Ukraine overcome a century of totalitarianism by serving virtuously in church, government, and business.
What explains the different milieu of the western half of the country? In short, western Ukraine enjoyed a 25-year respite from Communism, and Communism at its most wicked. It was incorporated into Poland after the First World War, and it did not fall decisively to the Soviets until 1944. Eastern Ukraine was not so fortunate. Absorbed into the Soviet Union in the years just after Red October, it endured the birth pangs of Bolshevism, from the Soviets’ brutal enforcement of militant atheism to the great famine orchestrated by Stalin in the 1930s, which killed upward of seven million Ukrainians and demoralized millions more, thus serving Stalin’s intention of making a proud people supine to Soviet rule. For in the first decades of Bolshevism, the Soviet scythe slashed with amateurish enthusiasm. As Communism matured, it became more of a business than a labor of perverted passion. By the time it came to western Ukraine, it had entered the business stage, evidencing more the banality than the bloodiness of evil.  

Today, eastern Ukraine is stricken to a greater degree with the nationwide diseases cited above: breakdown of the family, demographic collapse, fatalistic nihilism, and, in lieu of religious faith, a materialism all the more vile for its tawdriness.  

Pervasive immorality and corruption  

But what do Ukrainians have to say? Through supporters of the Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation who maintain close ties with Ukraine—many of them being either members of the generation of Ukrainians who fled abroad to escape the Red Army in 1944 or their children—I recently was put in contact with several Ukrainians from different parts of this country roughly the size of Texas. Their accounts of the troubles confronting their country—and the roots of those causes, all somehow branching from the tap root of Communism—were depressingly similar. For the space of this article, two will have to suffice; and suffice well, since all were minor variations on the same theme.  

“The worst evil in Ukraine is immorality. Moral decay is not something you can deal with just by investing some money into some kind of program,” said Natalka Lominska, an instructor at the National University of Ostroh Academy, a secular university in the western city of Volynia. “Let’s take trust. In your culture, when two people meet, they tend to trust each other… But not in Ukraine. People trust almost nobody: state institutions, government officials, even neighbors and doctors! Not only are you expected to bribe the doctor [for supposedly free services] but you can’t be sure tests will be done properly or you’ll be diagnosed properly. And if all goes well, chances are high that the drugs from the pharmacist will be fakes.”  

(To give at least some doctors their due, I met a decent one in Lviv who said his salary was so paltry that he would gladly accept even a peasant’s chicken in return for services. As it was, he had to moonlight as a computer programmer to make ends meet.)  

Lominska, who obtained a graduate degree in the US, is a widow raising a 13-year-old son. She is particularly concerned with the pervasiveness of corruption, a hangover from Communist days when everyone was equal, only some more so than others through their connections.  

“Corruption is so widespread that young people think they can buy everything, even love, trust, friendship, and health. When I ask my students about it, the answers are shocking. When I answer that one can buy medicine, but not health; that one can buy sex, but not love, and so forth, they seem to be very skeptical. Consequently, money becomes the most important thing for a lot of people. Stealing is a widespread method of obtaining it… There have been grandchildren who have killed their grandparents for a few hundred hryvnia [there are roughly seven hryvnia to one US dollar]. It’s terrifying, but it’s true.”  

The prospects for Ukraine? Said Lominska, after noting other problems such as alcoholism, AIDS, and the increasing rate of hard drug use that, in turn, fuels the rate of HIV infection leading to AIDS: “I’m not a pessimist, but I’m scared.”  

This predicament was expounded upon by Oksana Sorokowski, a native of the capital city of Kyiv who emigrated to the US in 1993 and now works for the National Institutes for Health, a federal government agency. But she keeps in close contact with friends and relatives in Ukraine and visits every couple of years.  

Ukraine evidences the same problems resulting from Communism as other post-Soviet countries, she noted, especially corruption: an outward manifestation of spiritual ruin wreaked by displacing Christianity with a “new system of ethics built on hypocrisy.” Almost two decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union, the stench of Orwell’s Animal Farm clings close to the ground.  

What differentiates Ukraine is that the Soviets deliberately sought to destroy the Ukrainian national identity, resulting in a wounded nation confused about its own identity—the eastern part having been heavily crucified, and Russian rather than Ukrainian being the language commonly spoken in Kyiv even today.  

“Except for the western part of Ukraine… most of the people, especially in the south and east, were so poor and brain washed that they didn’t even embrace their [post-Soviet] freedom,” she emailed from her home in the Washington, DC suburbs. “They were wishing to be back in a cage” as during the old regime when life resembled a “zoo: “people had no freedom, but their basic needs were taken care of… they were fed, watered, given a place to live.”  

“Brainwashing” is a term grown rusty since the Cold War contest between Free World and Communist. But Mrs. Sorokowski’s use of the term is apt today, even among younger Ukrainians who evidently imbibed the brainwashedness of their parents.  

A North American newspaper, The Ukrainian Weekly, recently featured a series in which first-year university students from western, central, and eastern Ukraine—the first cohort of university students born in post-Soviet Ukraine—were interviewed about Ukrainian history. Those from western Ukraine evidenced the least brainwashing, having had parents and grandparents who remembered pre-Soviet Ukraine. Some from the east, however, could have been mistaken for Young Pioneers, members of the Soviet scouting organization.  

They were asked about the great genocidal famine, often called Ukraine’s Holocaust, which even today is shrouded in Stalinist-era secrecy and propaganda. (In the West, this propaganda was abetted by Soviet-smitten fellow travelers such as Pulitzer-winning New York Times correspondent Walter Duranty, who duly reported the Communist Party line on Ukraine.) One freshman, a self-identified supporter of the Communist Party of Ukraine, even claimed the Holodomor was “technically necessary, from an economic point of view.” Uncle Joe would be proud of his latter-day children who call themselves Ukrainian.  

Faded hopes

Mrs Sorokowski’s thoughts about Ukraine’s present prospects?  

During the Orange Revolution in 2004, she said, “people rediscovered trust, love, true friendship, kindness, and hope. Crime went down to an all-time low. I visited Ukraine shortly after… and the change was unbelievable. Alas, it didn’t last long. The hopes for dramatic [political and social] change faded… and now I hear again about corruption, moral decrepitude, and total lawlessness. Yes, money seems to be everything—the substitute for law, for education, for just about everything. Crimes go unpunished when you are rich. Law, medicine, banking, and real estate seem to be especially warped by corruption. And it seems to be getting worse as the crisis tightens its grip on the economy.”  

On a relatively lighter note that complemented Mrs. Sorokowski’s song of woe, Matthew Matuszak, a Ukrainian-American who is English-language editor of the Religious Information Service of Ukraine (www.risu.org.ua), told me: “It is totally inconceivable to imagine a politician in Ukraine getting thrown out of office like [Rod] Blagojevich [the former governor of Illinois, accused of trying to sell President Obama’s vacant Senate seat]. Politicians here are outside the law.”  

On a somber but still complementary note, Matuszak related an ordinary example of police corruption that makes Chicago’s legendary bad cops Officer Friendlies in comparison. Ukraine, like Russia, is facing a sad phenomenon: the ever-growing population of homeless adolescents, abandoned by parents due to such causes as alcoholism and economic hardship. The Catholic Church in Ukraine is supporting many projects to help these kids. One such project in the city of Zaporizhzhia has encountered resistance from a source unimaginable in most Western countries: the local police department. The project director has said that the police make money off the street kids vis-à-vis prostitution and drugs, so they really don’t want the problem solved.  

Ukraine’s prognosis is dire. The antidote, however, is simple but difficult to imbibe in many quarters after almost a century of totalitarianism: a rebaptism of the human spirit in Ukraine’s historic Christian faith, and a total rejection of the false gods of Marx and Mammon. Wherever the antidote is being imbibed, however, the human spirit in Ukraine is proving itself as rich and life-sustaining as the soil that makes this huge and fertile country the bread basket of Europe.  

Matthew A. Rarey is communications director at the Ukrainian Catholic Education Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to rebuilding the Church in Ukraine by supporting various projects, especially the only Catholic university in the former Soviet Union, the Ukrainian Catholic University. For more information, visit http://www.ucef.org

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The Village Liar — Deliverance From Evil (Part 4)

“Some things cannot be compromised. The difference between good and evil is one.”


Deliverance From Evil (Part 4)


Vic Biorseth

The many disguises of evil.

From John 8:44:

“You are of your father the devil, and your will is to do your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, and has nothing to do with the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks according to his own nature, for he is a liar and the father of lies.”

213316660YCDPFI_fsThe two names our Lord gave to Satan are murderer and liar. The two names go together. Untruth leads to death, and leads others to death, in more ways than one.

Our sole problem in contemporary America involves truth vs. untruth.

Of course, the biggest, most dangerous and most successful (in America) opposition to truth factor involves the varying levels of acceptance of Marxist ideology. And there are lots of levels. My contention is that there is nothing in Marxism that is of any value to man. But many Americans consider some part of Marxist theory to be of some value. Only one of these positions can be correct.

DachauBabies3Beginning, I think, some time in the thirties, when the world began to be aware of the government brutalities imposed on people in Russia and in Germany, American Leftists – both of the German and Russian variants – began to refer to themselves as moderates, to disassociate themselves and their movements from Marxism. At some point, the new word for Communist became Moderate. The term Leftist has always applied to Marxists. For a number of decades, the term Liberal was favored.

Today, few American Marxists refer to themselves as Marxists. Even Leftist is too strong for most of them. Even the softer Liberal is too strong for some of them. Moderate seems about right for most of them; but note well that they all remain Marxist.

We are mesmerized into thinking that one can be a little bit Liberal, or take some of Marx’s theory to heart, and still be a good Constitutional American. This is false. It is untrue. There is nothing at all in Marxism that is in any way compatible with Constitutional America. Seeking any sort of compromise position between Marxist theory and Constitutional American can only result in a weakened Constitutional America.

2043458907_a919d624f2Some things cannot be compromised. The difference between good and evil is one. Government by Marxism, in any variant or form whatsoever, and government by the American Constitution is another. They are incompatible, to the point of being mutually exclusive. You can either have free markets and a liberated citizenry, or you can have some variant of Socialism, one or the other. You cannot have both.

I therefore regard Communism, Socialism, Fascism, Nazism, Liberalism, Leftism, Moderate-ism and Marxism to all be one and the same thing. For simplification, I refer to them all as Marxism, which is what they all are.

Again, our problem in contemporary America involves truth vs. untruth.

Marxist Driven Public Education.

213316660YCDPFI_fsSo where is all the untruth coming from? Little American children are not learning how to put condoms on cucumbers, and the mechanics of safe fornication, protected sodomy and responsible promiscuity in home schools, private schools, parochial schools, in their homes or in their Churches, Temples or Synagogues. Little American children are being taught these things, solely and exclusively, in the Marxist driven public school system.

FRANCE-RELIGION-POPE-CONDOMHillary has taught us that it takes a village to raise a child. See?

Little American girls are not smuggled in and out of abortion mills without their parent’s knowledge from any home schools, private schools, parochial schools, from their homes or from their Churches, Temples or Synagogues. That sort of thing is done, solely and exclusively, in the Marxist driven public school system.

Judao-Christian religion, scripture, tradition, morality, religious expression, religious exercise and so forth are not strictly and, you might say, religiously censored, prohibited and even opposed in teaching in any home schools, private schools, parochial schools, in their homes or in any Churches, Temples or Synagogues. That sort of thing is done, solely and exclusively, in the Marxist driven public school system.

Pro-Marxist and anti-Capitalist bias is not taught American children in any home schools, private schools, parochial schools, from their homes or from their Churches, Temples or Synagogues. That sort of thing is done, solely and exclusively, in the Marxist driven public school system. That is where American history is taught in the most negative light possible, and Socialism is shown in the most positive light possible.

prop8_13_5-26-09Our so-called public schools are the only places in America where children are exposed to the false rantings of the Femi-Nazi movement, the Homo-Nazi movement and the Eco-Nazi movement. Well, actually, they might see quite a bit of that on TV today, too, and in the public media. Black children are taught to feel victimized, and white children are taught to feel perpetually guilty, in a false and biased racist America slant of American history.

All of this captive audience Marxist indoctrination happens only in American public schools.

Marxist Driven College Education.

213316660YCDPFI_fsThe ‘60s and ‘70s revolutionary, anti-war, hippy-freak, Woodstock generation, which was the first of several truly anti-American American generations, is now in charge of the American college campus. Yesterday’s hippy is today’s dean. They who led and participated in the sit-ins, love-ins, pot parties, orgies, bra burnings, draft card burnings, campus riots, ROTC building burnings, bombings and street-warfare are today’s Ivey League professors and talk-show celebrities.

scacWhatever else may be learned in the typical American university today, American and world history will be dripping with anti-American bias, and Socialism will be taught in the most positive light possible.

On the American college campus, flat out Communist disinformation has gone main-stream. It is the norm.

Even those graduates who are not infected with Marxism are often infected with what the late Jeane Kirkpatrick referred to as the Blame America First Syndrome in which America is always somehow seen to be the cause of whatever is bad in the world. The fact that we consume more than anyone else is grossly over-emphasized; the fact that we produce more than anyone else is forgotten. As is the fact that we export more than anyone else. If we have more than someone else, why, somehow that is unfair, and we owe it to someone else. When Marxism isn’t sinister, it is just silly, but always at the expense of America.

Marxist Driven Mainstream Media.

213316660YCDPFI_fsThese days I’m working as a local delivery driver, and I get to listen to talk radio quite a bit out on the road. I love to listen to Sean Hannity and Rush Limbaugh. Both of them seem to seek the truth and find it, quite regularly, and they always seem to hit the nail on the head, on whatever controversial topic they are discussing. Rush gets the preferred nod, as the most entertaining of the two, because of his wit. He is funny; he is always good for at least one good belly laugh every day, and sometimes he keeps me laughing through most of his show. This is good for me, these days, with who is running both houses of Congress and the White House, because sometimes I think if I didn’t laugh, I just might cry.

But both Sean and Rush have got something wrong, and it is their view of the mainstream media, which I have labeled the SLIMC. They feel that mainstream media journalists have missed the boat, are making themselves irrelevant, have failed in their duty, are going to be sorry, and so forth. But that is wrong. They know exactly what they are doing.

WALTER-CRONKITEThe SLIMC is every bit as Marxist as Obama is. I’ve been saying that ever since the Vietnam War. If any American profession today is more anti-American, on average, than the American teaching profession, it is American journalism, by an order of magnitude.

As described in several other pages on this site, Walter Cronkite may be the worst example of them all. Cronkite could have been and should have been investigated, charged, tried, convicted and executed for treason. The same could be said of John (did you know he served in Vietnam) Kerry, Hannoi-Jane Fonda and others, but Cronkite takes the highest “honor” because he was so trusted, and so believed, by so many. Cronkite, more than anyone else, is responsible for producing the first of several anti-American American generations. Cronkite, more than anyone else, as we said in the Vietnam War page, is responsible for the loss of the Vietnam War itself.

Other American journalists idolize Cronkite; he is the one they most seek to emulate; he is their hero. They hope one day, following his lead, to somehow destroy Capitalism, and Constitutional America along with it.



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The Village Liar — Deliverance From Evil (Part 3)

“And upon this flimsy, foundationless, thin-air legal precedent, another Constitutional right was interpreted into being: the Constitutional Right to abort someone.”


Deliverance From Evil (Part 3)


Vic Biorseth

Why Civil Law must be Representative Law and Must reflect the Common Ethos of the people.

Judao-Christian driven ethos, or, Marxist driven secularism?

213316660YCDPFI_fsAs we said above, Founders such as Franklin, Adams, Jefferson, etc. have all warned us that the proper functioning of our American Republic depends upon a basically moral citizenry. To summarize Tocqueville, the greatness of our nation is entirely dependent upon the goodness of her people.

So how are we to judge “goodness?”

In Western Civilization, we judge goodness by adherence to the immutable Word of God, and by how well we obey His laws and precepts. The Marxists among us, who today represent a clear majority in our sitting federal government, would prefer that we remove God entirely from the discussion. Political play-acting aside, they do not believe in God, and they would prefer that we not believe in Him either. They would have us turn to The World for guidance, and to look to worldly government to provide our worldly utopia, and to not think about any afterlife, because this life is all there is. So do your part for worldly utopia while you’re here.

If we listen to them, we should turn our lonely, helpless eyes to scientism and naturalism, recognize the need for a wise and benign ruler, see the beauty of the earth and nature, and recognize the scientistic fact that HBAACOTE. Once we’ve finally internalized that little bit of “wisdom” we will be ready to join in one or more of the Leftist programs moving us all toward worldly utopia.

LoveInArcadiaWe have the Marxist driven Femi-Nazi movement; the Marxist driven Homo-Nazi movement, and the Marxist driven Eco-Nazi movement, among others. Pick your favorite. We have been “saved” by the great sexual revolution that opened our unsophisticated eyes to the wonders of fun for the sake of fun. We have been “educated” in the “truth” of our population problem and thus the need for artificial contraception methods including abortion. Because we still need to have fun, for fun is a requirement for a good quality-of-life. And always remember, a good quality-of-life eventually may be a requirement for continuation of life when you get older. That explains the ever growing need for ongoing development of male enhancement drugs and morning-after pills.

Any devout Jew and any practicing Christian, of whatever denomination, should see all of this as nothing but absolute crap. It is utter nonsense. Sophisticated? Anyone who pushes or embraces secularism and would use it to displace our Judao-Christian Ethos has got to be so stupid as to make us wonder how they still manage to live. Any brain that small must raise questions regarding the function and purpose for it’s surrounding skull.

But, you see, once you are properly secularized – once you put your faith and morals aside – anything and everything becomes acceptable, and everything that involves any sort of worldly pleasure works its way to the forefront in your attention.

trioToday, grown and educated men and women, keeping a straight face, will argue with you about how homosexuality is an involuntary orientation rather than a chosen lifestyle, with nothing whatsoever to back up their nonsensical argument. No genetic proof, no evidence of any kind, just idiotic, head-bobbing general consensus thinking. Ignoring the huge and continuing history of those “cured” and turned to heterosexuality, and the huge and continuing history of those “converted” or seduced into homosexuality, and the huge and continuing history of those who are episodically heterosexual and then homosexual. To say that someone is somehow born homosexual is pretty much equivalent to saying someone is somehow born to commit serial murder, or to abuse children, or to rob banks, or to do anything at all. They have absolutely no choice in the matter.

They will insist that someone who decided to have his (hers/its) sexual genitalia surgically reversed, somehow, by that incredibly stupid decision, needs to enjoy more legal rights than the rest of us, and special protections under the law. We actually have gay, lesbian, transsexual and bisexual special rights coded into civil law in some American jurisdictions, because, after all, they have no choice in the matter. Freud and Jung and Kinsey said so.


213316660YCDPFI_fsI know many of you are probably tired of my harping on Darwin, Freud and Marx, but that’s who started it all, and theirs are the foundational “truths” that have been socially accepted in spite of the fact that they are all falsehoods. While these universally accepted “false truths” are not the only ones or even the earliest ones, they are the biggest ones, and the ones most responsible for turning American faces away from God, and for the resulting decline of Constitutional America.

So what does that term even mean?

Our Constitution is the supreme law of the land, it describes the organization of the United States, and it alone provides, describes, empowers and limits the legal authority of the three co-equal branches of our federal government to govern here. If it is not in the Constitution, then the government may not do it. Very simple. We are a nation of laws and not just of men, even elected men. Elected or appointed government officers and officials are not free to do whatever they damn well please; they are constrained by the limitations of the United States Constitution.

American Marxists like to use the so-called Elastic Clause in Article I Section 8, which says

The Congress shall have Power To lay and collect Taxes, Duties, Imposts and Excises, to pay the Debts and provide for the common Defence and general Welfare of the United States; but all Duties, Imposts and Excises shall be uniform throughout the United States;

because they claim, falsely, that the term “general welfare” is open to such broad interpretation that Congress may levy any tax for virtually any purpose whatever, so long as it may be claimed to provide for the general welfare of the people. Note that the quote above finished with a semi-colon, indicating that the statement was not yet complete. Go to the actual Article I Section 8 and you will find a long list of the specific things to be included in the “pay the debts and provide for the common defense and general welfare of the United States;” If it isn’t in that list, Congress is not authorized to do it. Period. Taxing for anything not specifically in the list is unconstitutional. The list presents the very specific details of exactly how our government may pay debts, provide for common defense and general welfare.

The only other place in the Constitution that the term general welfare may be found is in the Preamble, which serves as an introduction to the Constitution, and is not Constitutional Law.

Our Founding Fathers clearly intended to limit the reach of government, and government restriction and limitation is clearly the intent of our Constitution as written. Today’s American Marxists, with Obama in the lead, intend to grow the government and expand it’s governing power far, far beyond the legal constraints of our Constitution. They’ve already done it. They ignore it, and they violate it.

But they are not the first; the ground has been prepared by others.

Why is the Court driving the American bus?

And how long must we endure the domination of all legislative and executive actions by the court? It is easy to see what Marxist driven Supreme Court and lower court bench-loading has done to us as a people.

213316660YCDPFI_fsWe have the wild-assed Chief Justice Black gross miss-interpretation of a private letter by Jefferson as somehow pertaining to the intent of the religion clause of the First Amendment, which is just nuts. This Black Court establishment of new law ruled that no state, nor the federal government “can pass laws which aid one religion, aid all religions, or prefer one religion over another.” He further ruled that “No tax in any amount, large or small, can be levied to support any religious activities or institutions, whatever they may be called, or whatever form they may adopt to teach or practice religion. Neither a state nor the Federal Government can, openly or secretly, participate in the affairs of any religions organizations or groups and vice versa. In the words of Jefferson, the clause against establishment of religion by laws was intended to erect a “wall of separation between Church and State””.

He made all that up out of thin air. Jefferson, and others among the founders, actually did all of the very things Black said they could not legally do. He lied about Jefferson’s wall, and about Jefferson’s intent, and about the intent of the framers. And a majority backed him up, Congress and the Executive branches did nothing, and we had ourselves a “Constitutional Principle” that to this day may not be found anywhere in the Constitution. You can read the disgusting details in the Refuting Separation of Church and State argument.

1pm-3We have the wild-assed Justice Douglas penumbras formed by emanations so-called precedent that allowed a new Constitutional Right to be interpreted into being, on the whim of an evil man supported by a majority of justices. A Constitutional Right, mind you, that may not be found in the Bill of Rights, or anywhere else in the Constitution. And upon this flimsy, foundationless, thin-air legal precedent, another Constitutional right was interpreted into being: the Constitutional Right to abort someone. Again, another “Constitutional Right” not to be found in the Bill of Rights or elsewhere in the Constitution. Worldly men made it all up out of thin air.

These court decisions (Roe v Wade; Doe v Bolton) overturned existing, legislated, representative law in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and made new law, at the national level, overriding all existing state laws. It was un-legislated, un-representative, un-constitutional new law. And Congress just sat there like a bunch of dumb-asses and did nothing. Legislation was supposed to be their job, but they weren’t smart enough to know that. Or, perhaps, they were evil enough to want this to happen. You can go to the Abortion In America page to read the disgusting details.

All of this is a matter of undeniable historical fact. We are supposed to be – or, rather, we were intended by the Founders to be – a nation of laws and not just of men. What this trend is turning us into is a nation of popular whim, fad and fancy, saying to hell with any fixed set of rules. To hell with fixed notions of right and wrong. To hell with the Constitution.

213316660YCDPFI_fsYou don’t have to be an attorney to know that these actions were clearly unconstitutional. All you need to be able to do is read.



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The Village Liar — Deliverance From Evil (Part 2)

“Right is wrong, wrong is right; white is black, black is white; virtue is vice, vice is virtue…”


Deliverance From Evil (Part 2)


Vic Biorseth

The Ascent of Evil in America

213316660YCDPFI_fsThis nation began life animated, motivated and guided by the Judao-Chrisitan Ethos, which represented the common social sense of right and wrong. This Western religion-based morality served as the foundation of our Constitution and our civil law. Ethos is a commonly held sense of morality; a recognized, fixed, standard set of moral values. Ethos has its base in religion. It is ethos – not race, and not ethnicity – it is a common ethos that makes a unique people. And it is a people with a common ethos that makes a nation.

It is religion that provides ethos. For an individual, we call it a conscience. For a group of people of similar conscience, or a common sense of right and wrong – which is to say, a culture, or a people – it is an ethos.

banner-bible01-smUsing the common sense of right versus wrong that they all held and were raised with in their various Judao-Christian families, our Founding Fathers, acting in a hurried crisis-mode, put together, and then eventually Constituted this American Republic, which has been passed on to us. (There was at least one Jew, a couple of Catholics and all the rest of the Founders were Protestants.) Our first Congress, in fact, our whole sitting government, and every sitting government since, was and is overwhelmingly Christian. The same may be said for our first and all following voting populations. America remains Christian by population, and the largest single non-Christian minority is Jewish.

Much is made by some of the fact that many of the Founding Fathers were infected with or dabbled in a popular intellectual fad of the day called Deism; the belief that God just sort of created everything and then stood back and watched to see what it might become. Which would be blasphemous, I suppose, but it never took hold of any of them with enough force to get them to reject the common ethos of Judao-Christianity. That was the ethos they were all raised in, it was how their individual consciences were formed and strengthened in their families and in their Churches, and that was what they all lived their public lives by, whatever other transgressions or imperfections they might have experienced. They were, after all, mere humans, like us. Popular Deism seems to have died out with their generation.

So our national ethos – at least on paper – has not changed. But we all know that, as a practical matter, meaning how we live it, it has indeed changed, and the change has been dramatic.

DSC_0056cropsmall213316660YCDPFI_fsToday we see many if not most of our supposedly representative elected officials directly opposing our national ethos in their campaign speeches, their policies, their legislation and their lives. Yet they continue to play-act at being devout worshipers of God, for the cameras, and for purely political reasons. Our judges and justices overturn representative, legislated law in order to adjudicate in favor of evil, and the two representative and Constitutionally co-equal branches of our government seem to cheer them on rather than overturn their clearly unconstitutional judicial actions. The Court now overturns representative law and makes new unrepresentative law, while the Legislative and the Executive branches just sit and watch.

Our notions of Right and Wrong have changed places with each other. Examples abound showing how our contemporary civil laws and regulations now show vice as virtue, and virtue as vice. The good is outlawed, and the bad is protected by law. The Founding Fathers may be rolling over in their graves.

holding-hands_8-24-08Homosexuality may be the best example, because, as Satan knows, if you can get a man to accept homosexuality as a good, then you can get him to accept anything. Today, sodomy is celebrated, and sodomites have become celebrities, frequently even treated as some sort of heroes thanks to universal uncritical acceptance of the HIV=AIDS Myth. In fact, calling sodomy what it is, by its name, may even be a misdemeanor or a crime. Saying the word sodomy or the word sodomite is now a Hate Crime in some American jurisdictions. You are supposed to call it gay and not refer to it in any negative way. Our supposedly representative civil law has changed and is still changing for the worse.

Note well that our ethos has not changed on this matter, or on any other. Scripture has not changed. All versions of the Bible, including the most popular King James Version, treat sodomy as a sin so horrific as to be an abomination before God. Which means that, in the same jurisdictions in which publicly renouncing sodomy by name as sinful has been outlawed, the Holy Bible is, officially, Hate Speech, and is against the law.

Right is wrong, wrong is right; white is black, black is white; virtue is vice, vice is virtue. This is the New World Order as seen through the eyes of Marxist driven worldliness and elitist pseudo-sophistication. Meanwhile our most Marxist political leaders, who proactively feed this new way of thinking, continue to play-act and pretend at being devout men before the public and the cameras. They are, after all, indeed first and foremost, politicians.

KerryPapalMass3They are also actors.

213316660YCDPFI_fsWashington, Jefferson, Hamilton, Adams and others among the Founders, and perhaps most eloquently, the Frenchman Tocqueville, elaborated on the undeniable dependence of the American Republic upon a highly moral citizenry for proper function and sustenance. The American Republic, as constituted, cannot survive with an immoral citizenry.

Marxism despises and always seeks to destroy the two completely co-dependent twin elements of, first, free and open commerce, and second, individual liberty, which together represent a nutshell definition of Free Market Capitalism. But men may only enjoy the blessing of liberty when they are self-constrained in such a way as to predominantly act in favor of what is right, and in opposition to what is wrong. That means that they need to know right from wrong in the first place. And, it means that they need some proper motivation other than civil law to keep them moral.

christsblood2Up until now, meaning contemporary times, that motivation has involved purposeful alignment with Divine Will, a constant seeking to know that Will, and a felt need and desire to please God. Up until now, those who acted otherwise were widely recognized as instruments of evil.

But now many of them have learned to act, and they take on the camouflage of the chameleon. They play-act at public piety while they live like pigs. They make patriotic-sounding speeches while they act to destroy the very foundations of the American Republic. They champion and sponsor abortion and sodomy and dare to come to the Communion rail.

Permit me to quote from Scripture:

[23] For I received from the Lord what I also delivered to you, that the Lord Jesus on the night when he was betrayed took bread,

[24] and when he had given thanks, he broke it, and said, “This is my body which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.”

[25] In the same way also the cup, after supper, saying, “This cup is the new covenant in my blood. Do this, as often as you drink it, in remembrance of me.”

[26] For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until he comes.

[27] Whoever, therefore, eats the bread or drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of profaning the body and blood of the Lord.

[28] Let a man examine himself, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup.

[29] For any one who eats and drinks without discerning the body eats and drinks judgment upon himself.

1 Cor 11:23-29

213316660YCDPFI_fsNothing has changed here. No matter what any man says, no matter what the world says, nothing has changed here.

Our American culture has declined; we are becoming a coarse and vulgar people. The Marxist driven secularism movement has done it’s evil work.

But our ethos has not changed; it is still here, in the background, unchanged, and ready to be taken up again and revitalized.



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The Village Liar — Deliverance From Evil (Part 1)


Deliverance From Evil

by Vic Biorseth


213316660YCDPFI_fsDeliverance From Evil is not the first title chosen for this article; it is the third. When it started, the title was Deliverance From Obama; but then as I got into it, there came the realization that the problem did not begin and end with Obama.

So it was changed to be Deliverance From Marxism; but then there came the realization that the problem did not begin and end with Marxism.

So then it was changed to be Deliverance From Evil, because what is ultimately at stake here is our American national soul and the very nature of our nation. And with it, the immortal souls of millions who are being mislead, in opposing God, His Law, truth, science, nature, any fixed moral standard, and all that is good and decent in man, as created by the Father, redeemed by the Son and animated by the Spirit.

We are talking about direct opposition to Truth.

barack-obama-swearing-inWhat is being contested here is more than the very American Constitution Obama swore, falsely, to defend, and which Obama has repeatedly dismissed, ignored and violated. In the Constitutional America page we argued for the impeachment of Obama and gave our reasons. Since then, the situation has rapidly grown worse. In the arguments and following dialogues at “The Marxism of Obama”, against National Health Care and elsewhere we have shown the unprecedented trampling of the American Constitution by an American President.

We are mesmerized into thinking this is merely another political debate; a contention between Left and Right, between the conservative and the liberal political positions; even merely a contention between the two major American political Parties. All of that is true enough, of course, but it represents to our limited vision only the tip of a hidden gigantic iceberg. The problem is not merely Marxist opposition to free enterprise and liberty; the American political arena is loaded down with Marxists; Marxists predominate in the American classroom, the American newsroom and in American show business. There is more to this than mere Marxism.

The Clintons, the Carters, the Kennedys, the Kerrys, the Pelosis, the Reids and many, many others in high office are just as Marxist as the Obamas and the Gores; the only difference is that none of them have the guts and ruthlessness to push for tyranny in America as fast and as hard as an Obama or a Gore. The difference between, say, a Clinton and an Obama is that a Clinton would push gently and incrementally to eventually wind up in the same place. There is nothing gradual or incremental about what Obama is doing; he intends to get to absolute tyranny just as soon as possible. He will make it happen.

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213316660YCDPFI_fsLook back at the fearsome threesome that confronted human liberty and free commerce before and during World War II: Stalin, Hitler and Mussolini. All were Marxists; all “developed” different forms of Socialism, all of which were in fact sham organizations of gangsters, common criminals and ideologue-dupes supporting absolute dictatorships, and all of which sought empire, and empire expansion through military conquest. All were, in truth, imperialists. The only question in any of their minds during that era was which one of them would ultimately wind up on top; utter ruthlessness mandated that only one of them would rule, and the others would die. Nothing has changed. Obama sees all political opponents as mortal enemies who must be dealt with sooner or later. The goal has not changed since World War II, and the goal is world conquest. I see little difference between Obama’s union thugs and his ACORN and other Communist organizers and Hitler’s brown shirts, SA and SS.

We are looking at parallel historical events.

SWITZERLAND-WEF-DAVOS-ECONOMY-BUSINESS-SOROSMany of America’s kinder and gentler Marxists are mere ideologues, what Stalin referred to as his useful idiots, who are convinced of the “truth” of the never proven and historically falsified theories of Karl Marx. They really, actually believe that Capitalism is a mere stepping-stone, or an evolutionary way-point in the inevitable and supposedly “natural” social evolutionary path to World Wide Communist Utopia. Since they believe it, and they believe that it is naturally inevitable, they see no problem with proactively helping it along a little.

That is a very serious and dangerous problem.

They firmly hold and believe an utter falsehood, which they see as good, and as the inevitable future, to which they want to contribute, and they actually feel patriotic about it. They want to do their part. Therefore, they will not only take advantage of any crisis to promote Marxism and attack Capitalism, but they will go so far as to encourage, create or induce social crisis for that purpose. Economic calamity is good. Health care elimination is good. Industrial collapse is good. All of these things help the cause of Marxism. Rampant unemployment is good. Social unrest is good. More unemployed and therefore more uninsured is good for the greater cause, for you cannot make an omelet without breaking some eggs, and the noble ends justify the regrettable but necessary means. They have completely bought into the Great Communist Lie.

They fancy themselves as forward-looking historians, who love history. But they only look forward, never back, which is the wrong way to look at history. Real history repeatedly disproves Marxist theory, and proves that Marxism lowers societies into degenerate barbarity. But today’s American Marxist only looks forward; past history is seen by them only through lenses clouded by the purposeful disinformation of legions of teachers and professors and newsmen and authors and publishers and filmmakers who are all, or predominantly, Marxist. I ask you, therefore, to take a hard, cold look at the barbarism of Stalin, Hitler, Mussolini and Mao, from the viewpoint of the ordinary citizens who suffered under them. A true Marxist makes a very poor historian.

SolzhenitsynGulagMugshot1953I have said before that Communism = Fascism = Nazism = Marxism, and I said it with good cause. Any differences are noted only by the most pedantic useful-idiot “historians” who are convinced of the truth of Marxist theory; they can go into great detail when describing the differences between the terms. But the resulting tyrants of yesterday, and the would-be tyrants of today, don’t particularly give a damn what you call the movement that gets them to the top of the heap. They’ll pay lip service to whatever variant predominates to keep their useful idiots in the fold while they are still useful, but the real goal is dictatorship, pure and simple.

It’s all Marxism, which is to say, it’s all dictatorship. It is the purest form of authoritarianism, a tern which is demonized by all convinced Marxist useful idiots. Nevertheless, pure authoritarianism is the true unspoken goal of Marxism.

As stated above and elsewhere, there is not one iota of difference between Communism, Fascism and Nazism (German National Socialist Worker’s Party), as the terms are understood in contemporary English today. Later, I will include the terms Leftist, Liberal and Moderate in this list, for reasons I will then explain. My reason for the first statement is that all of these terms pretend to be unique variants or interpretations of Marxist organization, while all of them are, in actuality, pure dictatorships. Dictatorship is the first goal. Solidification of total power will follow, after which may come expansion, and empire. I still say it is all the same thing.

The German writer Peter Drucker once described Communism and Fascism as not being essentially the same thing, but that “Fascism is the stage reached after communism has proved an illusion, and it has proved as much an illusion in Stalinist Russia as in pre-Hitler Germany.” [The End of Economic Man (1939), Page 230.] The difference is of importance only to the dim-bulb ideologues, or Communism’s Useful Idiots, who often become horribly disillusioned upon the discovery of the impossibility of the Communist Utopian dream, which most usually dawns upon them after it is too late to turn back. But, to the would-be Tyrant, such as Obama, there is no real surprise here. The goal for the would-be Tyrant is very simple: centralize all political power so that it may be seized, and then seize it. His whole, sole goal is to become dictator of a country. Expansion, opponents and Empire will be worried about later.

As noted elsewhere, the most typical philosophical Communist does not even know what he is. Many are they who have been educated (indoctrinated) by formal education and slanted news, history and even entertainment into believing that some part, any part, of Marxism is of some worth or value to man. And yet, Marxism is only successful as a tool of use to tyrants to enable them to more easily get on top of populations. Marxism’s success is as much due to popularity as a fad among elitist pseudo-sophisticates as it is to history’s great Marxist rulers. Marxism, on its own, is shear, unmitigated, indefensible stupidity. It is truly amazing that it has had such a long and successful run among supposedly advanced peoples.

213316660YCDPFI_fsAnd yet, as indicated at the beginning, Marxism itself is nurtured, nursed and fed by an underlying, foundational monster, which I shall call untruth, or, if you wish, evil. The two names are interchangeable. Marxism could not be accepted by any moral man, for Marxism is, obviously, immoral. The very notion that the ends justify the means is immoral. Before a man may accept Marxism, he must first accept basic, fundamental immorality. The immoral ground has been being prepared to that end for many, many decades now.



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Fr. Corapi: On The Seventh Anniversary of 911

Today the world remembers the day of infamy that has come to be called 911. On September 11, 2001 the unthinkable happened-We were attacked by a hostile force deep within our own country. We were all shocked, many people were surprised, angry, saddened, or had their faith shaken.

Political correctness and genuine civility restrain us seven years later from saying much of what many of us think. We must love our country in season and out of season, convenient or inconvenient, whether the rest of the world does or not. That, however, does not mean we can’t correct ourselves, better ourselves. “Know thyself,” the Philosopher says.

Seven years later I admit that I am weary of the arguments at both extremes. At times the far left seems to truly despise the hand that feeds it. America bashing in some quarters has taken on the respectability of a rite of passage, if not a religion. You might expect it from some of the western European nations we have repeatedly bailed out of the hell visited on them by the Hitlers, Stalins, and other assorted thugs and mass murderers. It is shocking, however, when immigrants that have gone from relative rags to riches (most of us) hate themselves so venomously (We are the country after all).

On the other hand, there are those on the far right that seem to have a blind patriotism that discounts the evils this poor nation “under God” has subjugated itself to. We are in an economic crisis of unprecedented proportions, not just because of dependence on foreign oil, the housing crash, etc., but because of the crass negligence of the leaders we have voted into office-in both parties. Poor and weak leadership is punishment for sin. In an indirect way, so are all of the other evils that beset creation. An increasing number of countries hate us for various reasons. Terrorism has intruded itself into our daily life. We worry constantly about a host of evils. Why?

Do you suppose that a nation and the people that have democratically elected the leaders of that nation can be pleasing to God if they were guilty of the outrageous crime of genocide? If a nation legally and systematically had murdered 48,000,000 unwanted women over 60 years of age, would that nation be favored, blessed, and protected by God? Alright, change it to men under 30 years of age. Human beings are human beings.

We have under the specious pretext of law-the law of the highest Court in the land-murdered 48,000,000 innocent human beings through abortion in this country since that dark day Satan donned judicial robes and issued his decision in Roe v. Wade. The nation, and most of the world, is “bewitched” into thinking that this is somehow acceptable because a court of morally blind, if not insane, men said so. Hitler said many things, as did Stalin, and every other individual or institution living apart from God and His unalterable law. They are all gone. The immutable will of God and His truth still stand and always will.

As we recall the hell of 911 and pray for the victims, their families, and the nation in general, remember that God is not a fool, nor is He a disinterested party in the affairs of men. God knows every human being He created from all eternity by name. He loves each one as if they were His only child. How shall one nation under God answer God when He calls for an accounting for these beloved souls? Will we be protected from our enemies, from a never-ending cascade of natural disasters, from financial ruin?

May the Holy Spirit, Lord and Giver of Life, enlighten our minds and strengthen our wills to love the good and fight evil tirelessly; to defend the most innocent and helpless of our brothers and sisters-the unborn. The hour is late, darkness is falling, a day of reckoning is fast upon us. Now is the time to attack the evils of the day, abortion being the preeminent evil, for if the right to life is undermined, eroded, and ultimately destroyed, no other rights are relevant or meaningful.

God Bless You,

Father John Corapi

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