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Vic Biorseth, Saturday, December 03, 2011
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(Refuting Perverted Catholicism is another right-column gathering of material, this time refuting false and misleading teaching that “officially” violates what the Catechism, the Councils and the Popes teach us. Look to the article links in the right column on this webpage for the nitty-gritty details.)

This site began life as a place to write about Catholic religion and American politics, from a viewpoint that comes from within Catholic American culture. Over time it grew to encompass broader topics covering other religions and other political disciplines. When it started, the main objective was to try to keep Truth at the center, regardless of the directions various discourses, submissions or arguments might lead. We hope that will always remain the case.

So the reason for this particular page, and the collection of the right-column linked articles, stems from the fact that the Catholic Church is and must be recognized as the center of all Truth on earth. If the Catholic Church is shaken, then Truth itself – or how men recognize it – is jeopardized.

As this website developed, it seems to have become our lot to attack untruth more than to defend Truth; maybe because that turned out to be the easier path. Once you know a true doctrine, for instance, via the Catechism, or a Council document, or a formal papal statement on it, and you see something opposing it, it becomes quite easy to go after it and disprove it, frequently in many ways and on multiple grounds.

The line between Church and state keeps getting crossed in this website, because Truth and untruth cross and re-cross that line.

Marxism figures prominently among the topics on this site; Marxism has a political aspect and a theological aspect, in that Marxism opposes and seeks to destroy all religion. That means Marxism opposes Catholicism. Marxism also opposes and seeks to destroy Capitalism, free markets, the family and private property. That means Marxism opposes America.

We can say the same thing about Islam, which, as a theocracy, is more than a mere religion. Islam has a political aspect and a theological aspect, in that Islam opposes and seeks to eliminate all religions other than Islam. That means Islam opposes Catholicism. Islam also opposes and seeks to destroy all forms of civil government other than government by Islamic law. That means Islam opposes America.

Now, we have had some rather heated discussions with fellow Catholics and with fellow Americans, on theological grounds and on Constitutional grounds, about our recommendation to Outlaw Marxism and our recommendation to Outlaw Islam in America.

The bottom line in our argument is that Marxism is a violent call to revolution to eliminate the both the civil and ecclesial order of existence, and the elimination of the Judao-Christian Ethos upon which not only America, but all of Western Civilization is built. And Islam is a violent call to war, to accomplish the exact same thing, also on a global basis.

Here’s what Marxism says it wants to do to us:

The Communists disdain to conceal their views and aims. They openly declare that their ends can be attained only by the forcible overthrow of all existing social conditions. Let the ruling classes tremble at a communist revolution. The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Proletarians of all countries, unite!
– Marx’s Communist Manifesto

Does any of that sound negotiable? And I submit that Islam is even more violently hostile than Marxism. Adherents are instructed to make war against us (meaning all who stand outside of the religion of Islam) until no religion exists except Islam, in Koran verses 2:193, 8:39 and 9:29.

I don’t know about you, but I don’t like revolution, and I don’t like war. However, I do not intend to give up my religion, and I do not intend to give up my country or my Constitution.

Nevertheless, Marxism and Islam both advance against us under false banners. Decent society is parasitized by the smoothness of the Marxist lie and the smoothness of the Islamic lie. Marxism is seen as just another political viewpoint, among the many, and no real threat to our religion or our form of government. Islam is a religion of peace, full of decent friendly people, and again no threat to our religion or to our form of government.

But Marxist thought creeps into our thought processes, and it infects and anesthetizes our ability to identify it as an enemy. Hence our own political process has incorporated such things as a graduated income tax, public education, support of national and even international unions, a central bank, and more; ideas that came not from our founding documents, but from the Communist Manifesto. And now we seem to be addicted to them.

And Islam forms larger and larger enclaves of Moslems who will not assimilate into the larger host culture, and who become more fiercely protective of territory and less peaceful to their neighbors as their enclaves grow. They eventually claim sovereign territory of their host nation as their own, they control it, and they seek to expand it. It has happened all over Europe, and there is no reason to believe it is not happening here.

Marxism and Islam, once powerful conquering forces in the world, have morphed into parasitic social infections that nibble away at liberty everywhere, always ready to rise up and resort to violence when they sense they are strong enough and the host nation is weakened enough. Marxism and Islam are both false and fraudulent systems. Even at the highest points of their successes in their histories, they were not what they advertised themselves to be. See the Refuting Marx page and the Refuting Mohammed page to see them for the hoaxes that they are, and were from the beginning.

Defending Truth is what this site is about, and we have learned that the best way to defend is to relentlessly attack the enemy and give him no rest. Ronald Reagan said “If we loose freedom here there is no place to escape to. This is the last stand on earth.” To take it a step farther, the Catholic Church, established by Christ Himself, is the ultimate steward and protector of the Gospel, and thus the center of all Truth to be handed on to man. If that stewardship is compromised, if that teaching is corrupted, then, all is lost, for there is nowhere else on earth for man to turn for ultimate Truth.

Yet today we see the attack on Catholic catechesis in almost every area the Church touches on. Promotion of a feminine priesthood, a non-celibate priesthood, acceptance of contraception, a softened teaching on abortion, corruption of the liturgy, corruption even of the language used in Scripture, corruption of papal and council teachings, corrupted forms of ecumenism and inclusiveness, and everywhere, a softening of the message. From the sacredness and Divinity of the Eucharist, to a lessening of importance of confession, to even the design of holy places, Catholicism seems to be being blended into an unrecognizable denomination among the many, all seen to be somehow equal. It is the slow Democratization of His Church.

We have experienced flagrantly false “Catholic” teaching up close and personal, as you can see in many of the linked articles in the right column of this page. We hope that others who are currently in the same teaching programs might submit their updated input here after they finish their studies, so we can see the current teaching situation in our archdiocese and others.

The One Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church is and must remain the center of all Truth on earth, until He comes again. To that end, we will continue to attack falsehood wherever we see it.

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GESGOEAEOT2 Gradually, Ever So Gradually, Over Eons And Eons Of Time
PEWAG3 Punctuated Equilibrium's Wild Assed Guess
TTRSTF4 Them There Real Scientifical Type Fellers
TTRSPTF5 Them There Real Smart Perfesser Type Fellers
TTRSJTF6 Them There Real Smart Journalistical Type Fellers
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MEJTML14 Marxist Ends-Justify-The-Means Liar
IEJTML15 Islamic Ends-Justify-The-Means Liar
MPAV16 Marxist Principles And Values
WBESSWG17 Wise, Benign, Elite, Super-Scientific World Governance
TRMITM18 The Reason Man's In This Mess

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Date: Wed Dec 07 23:22:18 2011
From: Ted
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Location: USA
Comment:

Make up your mind!

Is this about Catholicism, or is it about politics?!!!

What do Marxism and Islam have to do with Catholicism?

I thought this was going to be about Catholicism. You need to change the title.


Date: Thu Dec 08 06:30:39 2011
From: Vic Biorseth
Comment:

Ted:

It’s about our culture, and culture is a combination of religion and politics.

We do not properly leave our religion behind when we step out into the larger world; we take it with us. I am catholic at home, in Church, at work and out and about in public, and I am Catholic in the voting booth, the jury box, or wherever I am. That never, ever changes.

Right now, the two biggest threats to my religion (and my freedom) are Marxism and Islam, and I therefore attack them, at every opportunity. Marxism and Islam are threats to all religion, and to all freedom. They each have a goal of global conquest that involves the crushing of all other religions and all other forms of authority, government and civil law. And they are both utterly ruthless in how they seek to accomplish that goal.

Catholicism is something to be lived, not something to just claim. Culture is not a spectator sport. You are supposed to engage culture, not just observe it. Culture challenges and engages us all, and that engagement takes place on a two-way street. I also challenge and engage culture. So should you.

If we don’t do it, who will?

Regards,

Vic


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Date:  Thu Feb 21 11:51:33 2013
From:  TOM CARTY
Email:   tcarty01@gmail.com
Location:  Liverpool, England
Comment: 

I like the passion of your articles and the courteous tone of your comments.

 However what you dislike politically is not Marxism (which is committed to revolution), but liberalism, the creed which as economic liberalism puts the individual first (eg Thatcherism: 'There is no such thing as society') and as social liberalism rejects community standards in favour of the social "rights" of minorities (eg gay marriage).

 Im the Uk, the latter group are taking an increasingly aggressively secularist stance and are particularly hostile to Catholicism. They increasingly make common cause with the new atheists, such as Dawkins.  

At one time, the Labour Party in the UK, like the Democrats in the USA, sought to better the lives of the working poor, the unemployed, the sick and disabled (as in Matt 25) and most Catholics, who were largely immigrants and poor, voted Labour. Now the link is dissolving because the LP is dominated by social liberals who put their at best irrelevant agenda (abortion, gay marriage, secularism) ahead of improving life for the majority (health, schools, taxes on the poor going up as bankers get massive bonuses).

 Catholics no longer feel at home or welcome in the Labour Party and those who did not leave over the attack on Iraq, supported by many "social imperialists" who knew what was best for the iraqis (our resolve was strengthened by Pope JP II'S statement that it did not meet the criteria for a just war) are leaving now. But where can we go politically?

 Incidentally, it's the same sort of people with similar priorities who have messed up the Church in the last 50 years.


Date:  Fri Feb 22 05:15:00 2013
From:  Vic Biorseth
Comment:  

Tom:

There may be nuances and differences between American political alignments and English ones, but what I oppose politically (and religiously) in America definitely stems from the ideology of Marx.  Here, Liberalism and Conservatism virtually switched places during the FDR New Deal years, when Liberalism morphed into a softer, gentler form of Marxism.  While the outside facade changed significantly, the ultimate goal remained the same. 

Here, Liberalism, Progressivism, Moderatism, etc., all, provide just another smooth, more conciliatory, "let's all get along" path to the same old collectivism, social sameness and dependency upon government.  The unseen danger is that it works to centralize power, and centralized power is more easily seized by someone ruthless enough to seize it.  All of the smiling, friendly Liberals are not necessarily so gentle; among them are Alinskyite revolutionaries in deceptive disguise. 

The new deceptive Marxism concentrates on establishing nice-sounding social engineering programs in law, and nice-sounding environmental engineering programs into law, while weakening our moral standing, and weakening even our common sense. 

They first teach, and then legislate or regulate, notions such as the goodness and social acceptability of sodomy, and then they make it illegal to speak against it.

The first teach, and then legislate or regulate, the weather and the climate, and then they make it illegal to use a light bulb or start up an internal combustion engine. 

They destroy our moral sense of right versus wrong even as they destroy our simple common sense, and every such move involves a migration of political power from the people to the government.  Exactly the opposite of what they claim to be doing, which is, empowering the people, and creating a more pure Democracy. 

They especially encourage and promote envy, in direct opposition to a Commandment of God, in getting people like you envious and jealous of the Banker (or anyone else) who gets a bonus while someone somewhere is hungry.  This, too, is bogus.  What they hope to eventually take from the banker will not be used to feed the hungry person. 

It's all a lie. 

Regards,

Vic


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Why Should I Believe in God? - an article by Eugene Rudder.

On Losing You - a poem by Rosemarie A. Stone.

Our Beautiful Love - a poem by Rosemarie A. Stone.

Catholic Communism: Similarities between Church Hierarchy and Pure Bureaucracy. Mises said that Communism equals Bureaucracy; the Church is a bureaucracy, therefore we have Catholic Communism. True?

John Paul II, alias John Paul the Great, now becomes Blessed John Paul. Blessed John Paul the Great has been beatified; now, on to sainthood!

Holy Cross Church Welcome to Holy Cross (Lithuanian) Roman Catholic Church.

Our Lady of Siluva Our Lady of Siluva appeared twice in Lithuania, in AD 1608.

Unique Lithuanian Crosses Woodcarver George Mikalauskas produces unique and custom Lithuanian crosses.

The Source of Anxiety: Improper Priorities. Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness.

“I, Pencil … ”; Capitalism in a Nutshell. Leonard E. Read

Endless Concessions to the Palestinians Pamela Levene

The Peace Treaty Sajid Ali Khan

Leftist Politics in Catholic Mass Mark Brumbaugh

The USCCB Flip-Flop Mark Brumbaugh

Open Letter to Daniel Cardinal DiNardo Mark Brumbaugh

Truth Versus Evil

The End Of The Age

Authority Meets Truth

The Lamb of God who takes away the sins of the world

The Little Red Hen

Of Sheep And Men

The Gift Bearers Michael from Florida

Dear Vic And Others ... John Felland

The Church Is Rotten To The Core Michelle Lobdell

Hatred of Palin Janet Morana

Proper Catechesis Susan Greve

Who is Barack Obama? Pastor Robert Legg Greve

Limited War Doctrine Colonel Thomas Snodgrass

Rabbi Meir Kahane's Letter Rabbi Meir Kahane, OBM

Solzhenitsyn Speaks Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn addresses the AFL/CIO.

Jefferson Speaks (Declaration of Independence)

The American Constitution (American Founding Fathers)

American Democrat Party Platform Karl Marx and Frederick Engles

Pro-American Quotations

Anti-American Quotations

Marxist Fundamentals Prof. Libor Brom

Re The Sin Of Scandal Phil Lange

Re Sydney Airport Security Ahmed

Marxist Infiltration into Catholic Thought Nancy Libert

New "race and racism" thread begun by Stephen from VT. On race and racism: the ever changing definition and generic usage of the word "racism."

The Bush War Doctrine Revisited: a fresh look at our horrible situation. A reproduction of the "Bush War Doctrine Revisited" article and discussion points by David Yerushalmi; there is much food for thought here.

Resignation of Benedict XVI and the Immediate Media Firestorm. The resignation of Pope Benedict XVI and Rev. Marcel Guarnizo's interview with the author that caused the international media frenzy.

The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.

Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost. POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.

Just Laws for a Godly Nation. Many nations today still lack a core of just laws for a Godly nation.

What does the World Wildlife Fund have to do with World Youth Day? An unholy alliance between the Leftist WWF and the Vatican?

False Flag: Serious-minded fiction creating a better understanding of 9/11. Can serious-minded fiction play a role in creating a better understanding of critical contemporary social/political issues like 9/11?

Bringing the Liturgy Back to the Real Vatican II. Cardinal Burke Comments on Sacra Liturgia Conference

Layman letter to all bishops. Letter to Bishops from Mariann / Mary's Child

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Atheist Genesis:

In the beginning there was nothing, and nothing happened to nothing.
And then nothing accidentally exploded and created everything.
And then some bits of everything accidentally encountered other bits of everything and formed some new kinds of everything.
And then some bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into self-replicating bits of everything.
And then some self-replicating bits of everything accidentally arranged themselves into dinosaurs.
See?

(See Argument Refuting Darwinism)


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Various unrelated topics that stirred thought and provoked writing (or quoting) at one time or another. The Everything Else Bucket.  

Work at home jobs that have had me. A long, costly and unsuccessful run at work from home jobs that didn't work for us.

Truth versus Agenda addresses the simplest of problems greatly complexified. Truth versus Agenda examines the contest between reality and its opposition.

Vic has Iron Weights for sale; Mama says they have to go. Lots of iron weights for sale; all have to go at once, in one sale.

The challenge describes Capitalism as illusory and Marxism as solid. The mixture of religion just adds to the confusion of all good realists.

Indifferentism and Moral Relativism eats away at Catholic Culture. Catholicism stands against Indifferentism. Where do you stand?

My poor old truck is again starting to look like a poor old truck. After half-a-million miles, we're now approaching another decision time; another paint job, or a new truck.

Battle Line: Where the advancing secular army meets Judao-Christian moral norms. The Secular Position (or Agenda) involves Proactive, Aggressive Anti-Theism, and not merely "neutral" Atheism.

A return to the American Ideal means a severe reduction in Government. To return to positive growth and progress means, necessarily, purging our nation from all Marxist-Socialist philosophical influence and a return to the American Ideal.

Why this hatred of Palin? What galls modern women of the Left about Sarah Palin? The blind hatred of Palin we’re seeing expressed is not merely because of hatred and intolerance of the pro-life religious moral standard.

A Palin Parker Ticket? My Dream Candidates for 2012. Why a Palin Parker ticket is better than any professional politician Republican ticket you can come up with for 2012.

Elitism Vs Palinism: Why the Left and the Elites Loath and Fear Sarah Palin. It isn’t just Marxism Vs Palinism; it’s also established intellectual elitism vs Palinism. The elite need someone to look down upon.

How is it that opposing amnesty for millions of illegal aliens is "arrogant"? If my pro-Catholic, pro-American, anti-alternative-ethos position is "arrogant," then, exactly what is the position of those who claim superiority or even equality with it?

Here we see Bush family class captured in a simple private citizen’s photo. George W. (and Mrs.) Bush quietly demonstrate Bush family class without hoopla or fanfare.

Marxists love crisis, and they love an oil spill crisis most of all. Marxists even create and drive crisis. Their favorite crisis of all must be the Oil Spill Crisis, which is even better than a Banking Crisis.

American Military Assault Weapons originally intended in the 2nd Amendment. To miss the point of the 2nd Amendment is to miss the point of the whole Constitution.

For God and Country – More Thoughts on America, and on National Existence. For God and Country: Comparisons of martyrdom and heroism, Sovereign Nationhood Vs. Internationalism, distinct people-hood Vs. the Global Village, and Godliness Vs. godlessness.

The Godless Left leads the young and naive to their utopian Hell. For an honest comparison of the effects on youth, we need to look to the history of the Godless Left versus the Religious Right.

The Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World is a must read. No decent world history course is complete without the Rabbi Meir Kahane Open Letter to the World.

Aleksandr I.Solzhenitsyn warns the American Worker and American organized labor. Solzhenitsyn speaks to us as a worker from the “Worker’s Paradise” of Communism; words of warning for all who understand the meaning of the word Liberty.

World Revolution returns with a vengeance: the rebirth of Marxism. Marxist world revolution returns, and faces far less opposition than in 1848 or the period between the Great Wars.

Our argument against public despair, hopelessness and pessimism re the future. Despair is a mortal sin, the opposite of the virtue of hope; it is a sin unto the death of the soul, a repudiation and rejection of God’s grace.

Can we outlaw Marxism in the USA and still be a free thinking society? I say we can and should outlaw any ideology that seeks the elimination of Constitutional America.

Can we outlaw Islam in the USA and still be a free thinking society? I say we can and should outlaw any ideology that seeks the elimination of Constitutional America.

On Threats to America's National Existence. A look at the nature of our national existence, what makes us America, physical threats to that, and the possibility of just going out of existence.

On the ethics of language: English dictionary Vs. Political-Correctness taboos. Language evolves, yet morals are (or should be) fixed. This poses questions re the ethics of language.

Thinking Catholic direction: threats to America, Church, Ethos, even History. The Thinking Catholic Direction is multi-faceted, facing threats to American National Existence, Catholic Liturgy, our common Guiding Ethos - emphasis changes to meet the threat of the moment.

Catholics learn and practice Glossalalia, in the Life In The Spirit seminars. Life in the Spirit seminars, fueling the Catholic Charismatic renewal, bring tongue-speaking "Glossalalia", and being "Slain in the Spirit", to Catholicism.

The website is going on hold for at least the next five weeks. Business calls, and I must respond. Will be traveling, and not taking the laptop this time.

Current Website Status. Still too busy for individual responses to questions, comments & criticisms.

Our 2006 Ohio Voter Guide. The choices are quite clear, and the 2006 Ohio Voter Guide was easy to produce.

On carrying my Lord, Jesus Christ, in my pocket. As a Eucharistic Minister, I am on occasion carrying the Lord Jesus in my pocket. It's a wondrous thing.

A 2006 Christmas and Hanukkah wish. May the Holy Days we celebrate remind us all of who we are, and how we are different from other peoples.

Current Democratic Party platform reveals anti-Semitic streak among Liberals. In their voting, their speechifying, and in the slant of their controlled mainstream media reporting, the current Democratic Party Platform is made clear to all observers.

The "Left", and The DaVinci Code, The Passion, and Cartoons of Mohammed. You can tell a lot about a movement by its public words.  The Passion? "Unreservedly Bad." The DaVinci Code? "Unreservedly Good." Anything to do with Islam? "No Comment."

Who's driving the Health Care bus? Health insurance companies "grading" doctors? Health insurance companies grading doctors: a legitimized conflict of interest. A preparatory step toward the nationalization of the health insurance industry?

On the forced use of medical boiler plate language rather than simple notes. The "little dictators" from insurance companies and government bureaucracies force MDs to use stilted, verbose, medical boiler plate language in their own documentation.

Home For Christmas 2008. Website Getting Active Again

Hydrogen power could be, and should be, the wave of our automotive future. Any move toward hydrogen power is a move toward a cleaner and more efficient fuel, and away from our dangerous dependency on oil.

Thoughts in remembrance of 09/11/2001, five years later. The changing shape of the war, the changing shape of the enemy.

The Jewish Shabbat. Description of Jewish Shabbat (Sabbath) from my Holy Land item supplier.

Kerry lies again, and then lies about his lies, in concert with the SLIMC. There he goes again! Kerry lies again and again about American servicemen and veterans; he just can't help himself.

Kerry's Lies: The Old, Vietnam-Era Anti-War Chickens are Comming Home to Roost. POW Lawsuit Could Force Kerry To Come Clean - by George "Bud" Day, Chairman, Vietnam Veterans Legacy Foundation.

What's going on with Mel Gibson? Is he really an anti-Semite? I am surprised that Mel Gibson is an alcolholic.  But I am never surprised at any words that come out of the mouth of any drunk.

Still Worrying Over NuVo Consequences. The Holidays have gone by, several days have passed, and the SANE  NuVo Initiative still stands pat.

The Dem's October Surprise involves another flip-flop of their public "standard". The clearly pro-sodomy Party that openly seeks the "Gay" vote goes Victorian for another pre-election October Surprise ploy.

Some Problems with NuVo: the so-called Null-Vote Initiative. A "philosophical" movement aimed at keeping religious conservatives from voting? Seriously? Let me state my problems with NuVo.

Come, let us sit and reason together. Jews and Christians of various stripe and spot can say to each other, 'Come, let us sit and reason together.' But we can't do that with the Moslems.

Regarding SANE works dropping NuVo: Nul Vote Initiative dies with a whimper. If you can't really present a good argument, sit down. On SANE Works dropping the NuVo Initiative: a program that works hard to SOUND pro-American while ACTING to oppose American National Existence.

Even experts grossly underestimate the Marxist zeal of the American Left. The sharp Left turn happened in the Hoover-FDR era, and the Marxism of the American Left has been deepening ever since.

Thinking American, in a nutshell: When one has lots to say, but time is limited. The older I get, the busier I get. Answering multiple questions as a thinking American, but in a hurry.

"We are an Easter People, and Hallelujah is our Song." (John Paul the Great) Our absolutely unique and singular Easter story, and the incredible force with which it struck human history.

Witnessing, grieving and weeping for our dieing culture.  What might it take to call a whole people back from the brink of cultural death?

If we have an inherent right to something, then, who must supply it?  Rights and Responsibilities exist in paired sets; a right does not exist in the absence of a related responsibility.  If indeed we have a right to our job, then, someone must provide it. Who?

So how come we have all these homeless people if our system is so great? The strong "Utopian Idealist" firmly believes that absolute worldly perfection is actually possible.  Therefore, there should never be any such thing as a hungry or homeless person.

Taking a look at Illegal Imigration and Tax Problem solutions. In our view, the minimum wage and income tax have outlived their usefulness, and only contribute to the illegal alien problem. 

First journal / blog entries when the thinking catolic blog first opened up. Notes to readers about what I was doing. 

On-going WebSite work and planned WebPages as of 09/07/2006. Adding items to book store. 

Vic's busted finger status - life goes on. Another busted finger status report, since the original one rolled off of the 50-entry BLOG update records.

Website Status as of 02/05/2009. No more Bookstore; no more Contact Me; no more complexity.

Website Status 03-09-2009. Just a note to bring you up to date on website status 03-09-2009.

Website Status 04/06/2009. Busy driving daily now; most website work will be weekend and as available.

The Plastic Bags and Eco Doom theory: will plastic bags end life as we know it? Plastic Bag and Eco Doom predictions tell us that plastic grocery and garbage bags will still be buried in the land fills and dumps a thousand years from now.  Well … so what?

Farewell Smokey Biorseth; Rest In Peace.  Hello Coal Biorseth; Welcome Home. As we were laying our beloved Smokey Biorseth to rest in his grave beside the lilies, a carbon-copy of Smokey, in younger form, emerged from the lilies.

Honky Biorseth really runs this house. If you want to know what's in any cabinet in the house, just ask Honky Biorseth.

Kill the illegal alien marketplace, and illegal aliens will leave on their own. Why should we "imagine" life with no Mexico? Shouldn't the Mexicans be trying to imagine no such thing as the USA?

More Marxist infiltration of higher education. Public school and the media are not the only places dominated by Marxist thought; even Catholic institutions are infected.

Of Families and Fortunes, and Inheritance Vs. Redistribution. Families and Fortunes are despised by Marxists, because Marxism demonizes the family, demonizes fortunes, and even demonizes profit.

Website Status Update 11/09/10. Just a Website status update; where we are and where we’re going.

Regarding the 2010 Tax Deal Pledge Breaker: Pledge? What Pledge? How can Republican deal makers even face us? We need to hang a Tea Party target on all professional politicians for 2012.

Pray for peace in Jerusalem, and for deliverance of Israel from harm. To pray for peace in Jerusalem is to pray for deliverance from Obama.

A tale of Promised Financial Melt-Down Debt Ceiling Nonsense and Happy Marxists. Everyone, on both sides, believes the Debt Ceiling Nonsense.  Why?

God and Nature: on the Nature of Things, established by the Creator of Things. God and Nature: on man’s Perversion of the Nature of Things, even with the best of intentions.

Our Ohio voter Guide for the 2012 Election. The 2l012 Ohio Voter Guide – The Choices Have Never Been Clearer, or more critical.

Evangelization enters the animal kingdom with the first bear prayer. It is fitting that the first bear prayer would be a prayer of thanksgiving.

Is the Internet down in Lithuania? Sudden loss of Lithanian traffic suggests the internet is down in Lithuania. 

The rise of the Femi Nazi Green Beret, and the decline of military victory. The first Femi Nazi Green Beret will be awarded out of fairness, not excellence.

Food Insurance: Is this stuff really any good? All of us conspiracy-theorizing, global-calamity doomsday-preppers need their Food Insurance.

We just had to try to do Robert Irvine's Plastic Wrapped Baby Back Ribs. Put plastic wrapped baby back ribs in the oven? What? Are you nuts? 

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