Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Israeli Journalist: If Obama treated Israel like Reagan did, he’d be impeached


Israeli Journalist: If Obama treated Israel like Reagan did, he’d be impeached

By Julio Severo
I came across an intriguing article, by Chemi Shale, in the Israeli newspaper Haaretz. Shale makes some interesting points about Reagan, who is a conservative icon and is my conservative hero.
Reagan is considered a friend of Israel, but he never visited Israel. I ask a question: what hinders a friend of Israel from visiting Israel?
I am a friend of Israel. But my reason for not visiting Israel is economic. Given a chance, I would visit Israel.
Certainly, if I were a conservative president of the United States, I would pay a yearly visit to the Promised Land given by God to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and their Jewish descendants.
Above all, I would have the U.S. government to recognize officially Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Incredibly, even though some U.S. presidents, including Reagan, said that they were friends of Israel, no one of them recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.
Chemi Shale highlights other major problematic issues a friend of Israel would never get involved with, but which Reagan got involved with. He said, “Former President Ronald Reagan’s confrontations with Israel were harsh and personal, yet Republican conservatives revere him and the Jews remember him as a great friend.”
In his first election in 1980, Reagan earned 39% of the Jewish vote. In his 1984 reelection, he managed to garner just 31%. In comparison, socialist Barack Obama earned an astonishing 78% of the Jewish vote in 2008, even though Obama is more pro-Islam and anti-Israel than Reagan.
Shale forgot mentioning the cruel case of the Jewish spy Jonathan Pollard, who has spent 29 years of an unprecedented life sentence in a U.S. federal prison for passing classified information to Israel, an ally of the United States. The typical sentence for this offense is 2 to 4 years. No one else in the history of the United States has ever received a life sentence for this offense. He was condemned by the Reagan administration.
Pollard was not spying for Israeli economic advantage against the U.S. He was spying just to help to make Israel safe against its neighboring Islamic nations, because the U.S. did not (and does not) reveal to its “friend” Israel the military secrets it knew about its other friends: the Muslim neighbors of Israel that hate Jews.
While NSA goes unpunished for spying the whole world for suspicious political and financial interests, a Jewish man was incredibly punished by the Reagan administration.
As a Reagan fan, what should I think? I believe that Reagan was a sincere conservative. He had friendship with prominent evangelical leaders, including George Otis, who delivered a prophecy to Reagan in 1970 about the U.S. presidency. Otis was a man of God.
Even with his best political intentions, Reagan was never successful in his efforts to defeat the disgraceful abortion law, enacted in 1973 in the largest Protestant nation in the world. Since then, abortion, in any stage, has become a “sacred” right in America.
There are powerful dark forces in the U.S. government, and these forces use the U.S. government to keep a world hegemony, including in the Middle East. No one can “interfere” in their interests. These forces will not tolerate anyone — Israel, Russia or other nation — to disrupt their global influence. Possibly, this is the reason Reagan was so harsh, as pointed by Shale, to Israel. In fact, if we saw today Obama doing to Israel what Reagan did, Shale thinks we would call him an “enemy of Israel.”
The blame for Reagan’s allegedly anti-Israel policies and behavior should be laid on oligarchic neocons, who use the U.S. and its presidents to keep their hegemony in the world.
I wonder: what would neocons have done to Reagan if his administration had officially recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel? What would they have done to him if he had put Israel above their hegemonic interests? What would they have done if he stopped burning incense to them?
If Reagan was not strong enough to defy these exceedingly bad boys, who will do it?
Perhaps Israel should stop recognizing Washington as the capital of the United States while the U.S. does not recognize Jerusalem. Yet, who is able to stand the brutish force of the American neocon empire?
Let’s be honest: Reagan did not act as a real conservative when he gave in to anti-Israel pro-Saudi Arabia neocons.
The real conservative should stand against these bad boys, even if defying them means martyrdom.
With Obama or Reagan, the supreme oligarchy in the U.S. government never recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, always imposes on Israel an intrusive Promised Land partition and failed peace plans and always, in one way or other, is harsh to Israel. Because whether a Reagan or an Obama, whether a liberal or conservative president occupies the White House, powerful oligarchic forces rule behind them.
Probably, Chemi Shale is like most Jews around the world: socialist. But his words in the Haaretz should be examined:
Imagine if Israel would launch a successful preemptive strike against a country that is building a nuclear bomb that threatens its very existence, and the American president would describe it as “a tragedy”.
And then, not only would the U.S. administration fail to “stand by its ally,” but it would actually lend its hand to a UN Security Council decision that condemns Israel, calls on it to place its nuclear facilities under international supervision and demands that it pay reparations (!) for the damage it had wrought.
And then, to add insult to injury, the U.S. president would impose an embargo on further sales of F-16 aircraft because Israel had “violated its commitment to use the planes only in self-defense.”
Can you imagine the uproar? Can you contemplate the brouhaha? I mean, if [Republicans believe] that President Obama is throwing Israel under the bus — what would they say about a president who actually turns his back on Israel in its greatest time of need? That he hurled Israel over the cliff with a live grenade in its pocket and into a burning volcano?
And what if that very same president, only a few months later, would decide to sell truly game-changing sophisticated weaponry to Saudi Arabia, an Arab country that is a sworn enemy of Israel? And not only would this president dismiss Israeli objections that these weapons endanger its security, but he would actually warn, in a manner that sent shivers down the spines of American Jews, that “it is not the business of other nations to make American foreign policy.”
I mean, what words would be left to describe such behavior, after the entire thesaurus’ arsenal of synonyms for “insult” “perfidy” and “knife in the back” have been exhausted to describe the official White House photo of President Obama talking to Prime Minister Netanyahu with his shoes on the table?
And what if this same president — you know who I’m talking about by now, but let’s keep up the charade — what if this same president, time after time after time, not only failed to exercise the U.S. veto in the UN Security Council to block anti-Israeli resolutions, but actually joined Muslim and Communist and other heathen countries in supporting Security Council decisions that condemned Israel for assassinating well-known terrorists; for annexing territories that Michele Bachman has clearly stated belong only to Israel; for killing violent jihadist students at Bir Zeit University; for waging war against the enemies of Western civilization in Lebanon; and even for “Israel’s policies and practices denying the human rights of Palestinians.” Denying the human rights of Palestinians? Who wrote that?
Especially when that president called for a settlement freeze that “more than any other action, could create the confidence needed for wider participation in these talks”; when he threatened a reluctant Israeli prime minister in an official letter that “the relationship between our two countries is at stake”; when the same Israeli prime minister — that this president couldn’t stand, by the way — is forced to ask why the US is treating Israel as if it was a “banana republic”; when this Administration’s secretary of defense doesn’t veil his criticism of Israel before a pro-Israeli crowd at the Saban Forum, but actually tells Congress in open session that the Israeli leader “is not a moderate”; or when the White House spokesman — Marlin Fitzwater, for God’s sake — says that the Israeli “occupation” actually “damages the self-respect and world opinion of the Israeli people.”
And finally imagine if this president not only never once visited Israel, despite being eight years in office, but he even balked at visiting a concentration camp, as Obama did after his speech in Cairo. You want to know why? Because — take a deep breath — because the Germans “feel that they have a guilt feeling that’s been imposed upon them.” Poor things.
But wait, I’m not finished yet. So where does this president insist on going, despite overwhelming Jewish objections and an emotional last-minute appeal by Elie Wiesel in the name of Holocaust survivors? To lay a wreath at a ceremony commemorating the memory of the soldiers of the Waffen SS, a Nazi unit designated as a criminal organization at the Nuremberg trials, whose soldiers committed countless war crimes, including the razing of the Warsaw Ghetto, and murdered hundreds of thousands of Jews. And what does this president, this American idol of Republican conservatives, this righteous gentile of right-wing Jews, what does he have to say about these Nazi war criminals? That “they were victims just as surely as the victims in the concentration camps."
NOW, SERIOUSLY, can you even begin to imagine what mayhem would break out if Obama would say such an insensitive, obtuse and borderline Holocaust-denying sentence? Can you picture the earthquake of rage and the tsunami of venom that would spontaneously and simultaneously erupt?
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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Armenia, the first Christian nation in the world, and the first genocide in the 20th century


Armenia, the first Christian nation in the world, and the first genocide in the 20th century

Edited by Julio Severo
Armenia
Armenia was the first nation to become Christian during the Roman era.
According to ancient tradition, Noah’s Ark rested on Mount Ararat in the Armenian Mountain Range.
Armenia’s Coat of Arms has Mount Ararat with Noah's Ark on top.
Armenian historian Movses Khorenatsi (410-490 AD) recounted the tradition that Noah’s son Japheth had a descendant named Hayk who shot an arrow in a battle near Lake Van c.2,500 BC killing Nimrod, builder of the Tower of Babel who was the first powerful tyrant of the ancient world.
Hayk is the origin of “Hayastan,” the Armenian name for Armenia.
Ancient Armenians may have had some relations with the Hittites and Hurrians, who inhabited that area known as Anatolia in the 2nd millennium BC.
Armenia’s major city of Yerevan, founded in 782 BC in the shadow of Mount Ararat, is one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world.
Armenia was first mentioned by name in 520 BC by Darius the Great of Persia.
Borders reached their greatest extent under Armenia's King Tigrane the Great, 95-55 BC, reaching from the Caspian Sea to the Mediterranean Sea, pushing back the Parthians, Seleucids and the Roman Republic.
Armenia was the first nation in the world to officially adopt Christianity as its state religion around 301 AD, with the conversion of King Tiridates III.
Armenia’s thousands of years of history include independence interspersed by occupations of Greeks, Romans, Persians, Byzantines, Mongols, Arabs, Ottoman Turks, and Soviets.
Armenia’s medieval capital of Ani was called “the city of a 1,001 churches,” with a population of 200,000, rivaling Constantinople, Baghdad and Damascus.
In 1064, Sultan Alp Arslan and Muslim Turks invaded and destroyed the city of Ani. Arab historian Sibt ibn al-Jawzi recorded:
“The army entered the city, massacred its inhabitants, pillaged and burned it, leaving it in ruins… Dead bodies were so many that they blocked the streets; one could not go anywhere without stepping over them. And the number of prisoners was not less than 50,000 souls… I was determined to enter city and see the destruction with my own eyes. I tried to find a street in which I would not have to walk over the corpses, but that was impossible.”
Muslim Turks made conquered Christians, Jewish, and non-Muslim populations into second-class citizens called “dhimmi” and required them to ransom their lives once a year by paying an exorbitant “jizyah” tax.
Sultan Murat I (1359-1389) began the practice of “devshirme” — taking boys from the conquered Armenian and Greek families.
These innocent Christian boys were systematically traumatized and indoctrinated into becoming ferocious Muslim warriors called “Janissaries,” similar to Egypt’s “Mamluk” slave soldiers.
Janissaries were forced to call the Sultan their father and were forbidden to marry, giving rise to depraved practices and the abhorrent pederasty of the Turks.
For centuries Turks conquered throughout the Mediterranean, Middle East, Eastern Europe, Spain and North Africa, carrying tens of thousands into slavery.
Beginning in the early 1800s, the Turkish Ottoman Empire began to decline. Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania won their independence.
When Armenia’s sentiments leaned toward independence, Sultan Abdul Hamid put an end to it by massacring 100,000 Armenian Christians in the 1890s.
President Grover Cleveland told Congress, December 2, 1895:
“Occurrences in Turkey have continued to excite concern... Massacres of Christians in Armenia and the development... of a spirit of fanatic hostility to Christian influences...have lately shocked civilization.”
President Grover Cleveland told Congress, December 7, 1896:
“Disturbed condition in Asiatic Turkey... rage of mad bigotry and cruel fanaticism... wanton destruction of homes and the bloody butchery of men, women, and children, made martyrs to their profession of Christian faith… Outbreaks of blind fury which lead to murder and pillage in Turkey occur suddenly and without notice…”
President Theodore Roosevelt described to Congress, December 6, 1904:
“…systematic and long-extended cruelty and oppression...of which the Armenians have been the victims, and which have won for them the indignant pity of the civilized world.”
When Sultan Abdul Hamid II was deposed in 1908, there was a brief euphoria, with citizens naively hoping that Turkey would have a constitutional government.
The government was taken over by the “Young Turks,” led by three leaders or "pashas": Mehmed Talaat Pasha, Ismail Enver Pasha, and Ahmed Djemal Pasha.
They appeared as if they were planning to enact democratic reforms while they were clandestinely implementing a genocidal plan to rid the land of all who were not Muslims Turks.
The first step involved recruiting all the Armenian young men into the military. Next they made them “non-combatant” soldiers and took away their weapons.
Finally, they marched them into the woods and deserts where they were ambushed and massacred.
With the Armenian young men gone, Armenian cities and villages were defenseless. Nearly 2 million old men, women and children were marched into the desert, thrown off cliffs or burnt alive.
Entire Armenian communities were deported to the deserts of Syria and Mesopotamia where hundreds of thousands were killed or starved to death.
Russia came to Armenia’s aid against Turkey, because the Russian czar was the protector of the Christian Armenians, but then the strength of the czar and his armies was being depleted by Lenin’s Bolshevik revolution, which eventually took over Russia and murdered the czar and his family. This is how a communist revolution brought persecution to Russian Christians and hindered them from helping Armenian Christians.
Theodore Roosevelt wrote in Fear God and Take Your Own Part (1916):
“Armenians, who for some centuries have sedulously avoided militarism and war… are so suffering precisely and exactly because they have been pacifists whereas their neighbors, the Turks, have… been… militarists… During the last year and a half… Armenians have been subjected to wrongs far greater than any that have been committed since the close of the Napoleonic Wars… Fearful atrocities… Serbia is at this moment passing under the harrow of torture and mortal anguish…”
Theodore Roosevelt continued:
“Armenians have been butchered under circumstances of murder and torture and rape that would have appealed to an old-time Apache Indian… Wholesale slaughter of the Armenians… The crowning outrage has been committed by the Turks on the Armenians… I trust that all Americans worthy of the name feel their deepest indignation and keenest sympathy aroused by the dreadful Armenian atrocities.”
Historian Arnold Toynbee wrote:
“The Turks draft the criminals from their prisons into the Gendarmeri to exterminate the Armenian race… In 1913 the Turkish Army was engaged in exterminating the Albanians… Greeks and Slavs left in the territory… The same campaign of extermination has been waged against the Nestorian Christians on the Persian frontier… In Syria there is a reign of terror…”
Toynbee continued:
“Turkish rule… is… slaughtering or driving from their homes, the Christian population… Only a third of the two million Armenians in Turkey have survived, and that at the price of apostatizing to Islam or else of leaving all they had and fleeing across the frontier…”
President Woodrow Wilson, addressed Congress, May 24, 1920:
“The Senate Committee on Foreign Relations has established the truth of the reported massacres and other atrocities from which the Armenian people have suffered… deplorable conditions of insecurity, starvation, and misery now prevalent in Armenia… Sympathy for Armenia among our people has sprung from untainted consciences, pure Christian faith and an earnest desire to see Christian people everywhere succored in their time of suffering.”
Perhaps the most astonishing testimony about the Armenian genocide was told by Demos Shakarian (1913–1993), who was an American Christian businessman of Armenian origin, based in Los Angeles, and who founded the Full Gospel Business Men’s Fellowship International (FGBMFI), a Christian organization to bring the Gospel to businessmen.
Demos was named after his grandfather, who left Armenia for America due to the 1855 prophecy of the Russian “Boy Prophet,” Efim Gerasemovitch Klubniken, that an unspeakable tragedy was to soon come upon Armenia. His grandfather and Efim were part of a large group of Pentecostal Christian Armenians who moved to Los Angeles years before the Azusa Street Revival.
Efim’s family was Russian and they were the first Pentecostal Russians to move to Armenia. From earliest childhood Efim had shown a gift for prayer, frequently going on long fasts, praying around the clock.
In the 1850s, when the illiterate Efim was eleven years old, he had heard the Lord calling him again to one of his prayer vigils. This time he persisted for seven days and nights, and during this time received a vision.
But what Efim was able to do during those seven days was not so easy to explain.
Efim could neither read nor write. Yet, as he sat in the little stone cottage, he saw before him a vision of charts and a message in a beautiful handwriting. Efim asked for pen and paper. And for seven days sitting at the rough plank-table where the family ate, he laboriously copied down the form and shape of letters and diagrams that passed before his eyes.
When he had finished, the manuscript was taken to people in the village who could read. It turned out that this illiterate child had written out in Russian characters a series of instructions and warnings. At some unspecified time in the future, the boy wrote, every Christian in Armenia would be in terrible danger. He foretold a time of unspeakable tragedy for Armenia, when hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children would be brutally murdered. The time would come, he warned, when everyone in the region must flee. They must go to a land across the sea.
Although he had never seen a geography book, the Boy Prophet drew a map showing exactly where the fleeing Christians were to go. To the amazement of the adults, he drew the Atlantic Ocean! There was no doubt about it, nor about the identity of the land on the other side: the map plainly indicated the east coast of the United States of America.
They chose Los Angeles, where many Pentecostal Russians settled before the Azusa Street Revival. There, the boy wrote, God would bless them and prosper them, and cause their seed to be a blessing to the nations.
Many Armenian Christians were not convinced that the prophetic message was not genuine.
And then, a little after the turn of the century, Efim announced that the time was near for the fulfilment of the words he had written down nearly fifty years before. He said, “We must flee to America. All who remain here will perish.”
Armenian Pentecostal families packed up and left the holdings that had been their ancestral possessions time out of mind. Efim and his family were among the first to go. As each group of Pentecostals left Armenia, they were jeered by those who remained behind. Skeptical and disbelieving folk — including many Christians — refused to believe that God could issue pinpoint instructions for modern people in a modern age.
But the instructions proved correct. In 1914 a period of unimaginable horror arrived for Armenia. With remorseless efficiency the Turks began the bloody business of driving two-thirds of the population out into the Mesopotamian desert. Over a million men, women and children died in these death marches. Another half a million were massacred in their villages, in a pogrom that was later to provide Hitler his blueprint for the extermination of the Jews. “The world did not intervene when Turkey wiped out the Armenians,” Hitler reminded his followers. “It will not intervene now.”
The few Armenians who managed to escape the besieged areas brought with them tales of great heroism. They reported that the Turks sometimes gave Christians an opportunity to deny their faith in exchange for their lives. The favorite procedure was to lock a group of Christians in a barn and set it afire: “If you are willing to accept Mohammed in place of Christ we’ll open the doors.” Time and again, the Christians chose to die, chanting hymns of praise as the flames engulfed them.
There are those today, especially Muslims and Turks, who deny the Armenian genocide, just as they deny that Nazi Germany committed a Holocaust against the Jews. And there are also those who deny God speaks and warns today through prophecies, visions and revelations.
Yet, those who had heeded the prophecy of the Russian boy headed to Los Angeles, U.S. and were saved.
With information from American Minute and The Happiest People on Earth, by Demos Shakarian.
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Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Vatican Approves Sainthood Process for Helder Camara, Patron of the Brazilian Catholic Left


Vatican Approves Sainthood Process for Helder Camara, Patron of the Brazilian Catholic Left

By Julio Severo
Just weeks after official announcement of the beatification of the leftist Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero, murdered in 1980, the Vatican has given a green light for the sainthood process for a Brazilian bishop known for radically promoting the liberation theology: Helder Camara (1909-1999).
Helder Camara
The beatification request was made by Olinda and Recife Archbishop Fernando Saburido, who received from the Vatican a very positive answer.
In an interview to the Catholic TV network Canção Nova, Saburido said, “Helder Camara was a courageous prophet who faced many hardships, especially under the military repression.”
Saburido added that Camara exerted great influence in Brazil. From a leftist perspective, he is right.
The most outspoken critic of the 1964-85 Brazilian military rule was Camara, who was called “Red Bishop” because of his Marxist stances.
In 1973, he was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by a U.S.-based leftist organization, the American Friends Service Committee.
According to Dr. Constance Cumbey in her book “The Hidden Dangers of the Rainbow,” the Brazilian bishop played a prominent role in international New Age events.
Camara was one of the founders of the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (NCBB), the most powerful Catholic organization in Brazil, the largest Catholic nation in the world.
For decades, NCBB has kept the Catholic population in Brazil under its Marxist spell and it is credited for having helped to found the ruling Workers’ Party, which has kept Brazil enslaved under its pro-Cuba socialism for 13 years.
Archbishop Fernando Saburido, who made the beatification request to the Vatican, is no less controversial than the liberation theology bishop he wants beatified.
Saburido began to cause concern among Brazilian pro-lifers when he made remarks in 2010 that seemed to excuse an abortion performed on a minor in the archdiocese. “The decision is for the parents, who have all of the freedom to act in the way that they believe to be most convenient,” the archbishop said in a television interview.
Although Saburido issued a clarification following the interview in which he retracted his statements, he found himself embroiled in another controversy, when Jorge Ferraz of the blog “Deus lo Vult” revealed that the archbishop had led a march under the banner, “The Cry of the Excluded” (Grito dos Excluídos), in which pro-abortion, homosexualist, and socialist organizations had freely participated. 
The Catholic university under Saburido’s responsibility held a 2011 symposium on “homoaffective law,” which gave advocates of the homosexual agenda a platform for promoting their ideology.
According to the homosexualist website MixBrasil, the symposium included such speakers as Fr. Luis Correa Lima, founder of “Catholic Diversity” (Diversidade Catolica), which openly seeks to normalize and legitimize the homosexual lifestyle and “gay identity.” One of the main speakers was Jean Wyllys, the most prominent homosexualist member of the Brazilian Congress.
Leftism in the Catholic Church has been a source of worry.
According to a recent BBC report in Spanish and Portuguese by Jaime Gonzalez, American conservatives see Pope Francis as Marxist and radical environmentalist.
What happens when a liberal Brazilian Catholic archbishop asks a Marxist pope for the beatification of a Brazilian Marxist Catholic bishop?
If Helder Camara is beatified, the Brazilian Catholic Left, especially the National Conference of Bishops of Brazil (NCBB), will be sanctified.
While Brazil waits his beatification, the Vatican has named Camara “Servant of God.”
With information from National Catholic Reporter, Canção Nova, LifeSiteNews and Estadão.
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Tuesday, April 07, 2015

Islam, to surpass Christianity by 2070, will be only major religion to increase faster than world’s population


Islam, to surpass Christianity by 2070, will be only major religion to increase faster than world’s population 

By Julio Severo
There will be more Muslims than Christians in the world in less than eighty years, according to a Pew Research Center’s report.
The report said that while Christians will increase to 2.92 billion adherents by 2050, Muslims will reach 2.76 billion, making those religions about 30 percent of the world population. Muslims will outnumber Jews in the U.S. by 2050. Yet, the report said that by the end of this century, Islam will be the dominant religion in the world.
Several countries are also projected to have a different religious majority by 2050.
By 2050, 4 in 10 Christians are expected to be located in Africa. And Christians will no longer be a majority in the United Kingdom, France, Australia and the Netherlands, which will have large Muslim populations.
The DailyMail said that Islam “will thrive due to its young population and high fertility rates, with an average of 3.1 children per woman. The rate is well above the 2.1 replacement level — the minimum typically needed to maintain a stable population.”
The DailyMail added, “the fertility rate of Christians… is around 2.7 children per woman.”
Actually, Muslims have not high fertility rates. They have rates Christians and others always had for thousands of years. Yet, because of massive population control campaigns, especially in the 20th century, birthrates fell and keep falling.
“Wars, famines, religious revival and all kinds of things could change the picture,” said Dr. Conrad Hackett, the lead researcher and demographer for the Pew report.
Yet, even without a massive Islamic threat hanging on their heads, Christians are destroying the future of their families through family planning. God planning is out of their minds.
And now researchers can see that a nation or religion with more children will win the civilization battle. Children are an important natural resource for nations and civilizations. A few of them spells a weak culture and slow death.
Another distinguishing characteristic of many Muslims is that they are very protective of their many children and their education, while Christians who do not choose homeschooling often let their small number of children be indoctrinated at public schools by evolution, birth control and other pagan ideologies. Eventually, they lose the few children they have.
Reporting on the Pew Research Center’s report, the Associated Press stressed that the Christian population in the United States will suffer a drastic drop, while atheists and agnostics will increase. AP said, “Atheists, agnostics and people who don’t identify with a religion will increase in much of Europe and North America, but globally will drop from about 16 percent to 13 percent of the population. Within the U.S., people with no religious affiliation are projected to become more than a quarter of the population, while the share of Christians is expected to decrease from more than three-quarters to two-thirds.”
Family planning and child education under government control among Christians will result in few children committed to the God of their fathers.
How can Christians in America and other nations expect abundant supernatural resources from God and his inheritance when they despise his abundant natural resources and inheritance?
If Christians today had normal, large families as Christians had in the Bible times and if they spread the Gospel and made disciples as commanded by Jesus in Matthew 28:19-20, Muslims would have no increase in America, Europe and other traditionally Christian nations.
With the sacrifice of their families and children, Christians are surrendering their future and inheritance to Islam, which is the ideology behind of the most persecution and murder of Christians around the world today.
With information from the Associated Press, DailyMail and the New York Times.
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Sunday, April 05, 2015

Indiana “Cowardly” Republican Governor Backs Down, Christians Lose, Gay Activists Win


Indiana “Cowardly” Republican Governor Backs Down, Christians Lose, Gay Activists Win

By Julio Severo
Facing widespread pressure and boycotts, including from big businesses such as Apple and Wal-Mart, and facing the threat of big stores and factories leaving Indiana, its Republican governor, Mike Pence, rolled back his new religious freedom law.
Indiana Republican Governor Mike Pence
Pence has been accused by pro-family leaders of gutting the religious freedom law. Paraphrasing the Guardian, which called Pence a “cowardly,” we could say, “So if you’re going to be against the onslaught of the gay agenda, why be a coward about it? You’d have to ask Mike Pence.”
The law changed by Pence went too far in the opposite direction and is now the first Indiana state law that explicitly mentions sexual orientation and gender identity — terms that are war flag of the homosexual movement. The change has been celebrated even by homosexual activists in Brazil, whose gay parades are the largest in the world.
The governors of New York and Connecticut, who had imposed bans on state officials traveling to Indiana as a symbol of their opposition to the religious freedom law, lifted those bans on Saturday in response to the change in the law.
The Arkansas Republican governor, who was to pass a similar religious freedom law, retreated too.
Amid the conservative defeat in Indiana, the Republican governors of Michigan and North Dakota also want to pass laws to protect homosexuality.
Homosexual activists are taking advantage of their victories in Indiana and Arkansas into further advancing pro-homosexuality laws throughout the United States.
Pat Buchanan forcefully condemned defeatism among social conservatives and rejected retreat or even compromise. Instead, the one-time presidential contender and Reagan White House aide urged Christians to put the laws of God above the laws of man.
“This battle can be won, but it cannot be won if we do not stand our ground and fight against this moral onslaught from the left.”
“The LGBT militants are not asking to be left alone,” he said. “They are demanding that we accept the morality of homosexuality and same-sex marriages, and manifest that acceptance, under pain of law and sanctions, in our daily lives.”
Buchanan added, “As the Romans demanded of the Christians, the LGBT fanatics want us to burn incense to their gods. The answer is no. If it comes to civil disobedience, so be it.”
Michael Brown, an expert who holds a Ph.D. from New York University and has researched and written a number of books on homosexuality, says he is not surprised by the reaction of Republican politicians. And, like Buchanan, Brown warns Christians will have no choice but to resist or submit.
“This is what we’ve been saying for years. Those who came out of the closet now want to put us in the closet,” he said.
Republican presidential candidates such as Jeb Bush are also shifting their positions. According to audio tapes obtained by the New York Times, the former Florida governor told a meeting of donors “we shouldn’t discriminate based on sexual orientation.” Bush has been praised by homosexual magazine Washington Blade.
The changes to Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act, or RFRA, erode the freedom of conscience for most business owners in the state and mark the largest step toward special homosexual rights there in history, according to pro-family activists who studied the language.
Matt Barber, founder and editor-in chief of barbwire.com, said about change of the Indiana law, “What was designed to defend people of faith against being discriminated against and bullied will, instead, codify anti-religious discrimination and bullying into law. It will unconstitutionally force people of faith, under penalty of law, to affirmatively violate their sincerely held religious conscience. It has been turned into a weapon that compels people of faith to disobey God or face government sanction. This is unacceptable.”
American Family Association’s Bryan Fischer remarked, “The revised language has now been released, and it’s even worse than we thought. The new language forces Christian bakers to bake cakes in violation of their faith and conscience. Gov. Pence tried to fix something that wasn’t broken, and he broke it. The ‘cure’ in this case is far worse than the non-existent disease.”
 “This language is unacceptable. It actually reverses the progress of the religious freedom law,” said Americans for Truth About Homosexuality President Peter LaBarbera.
LaBarbera clarified that Christian bakers do not want to refuse cakes to homosexual customers, but they do not want to be forced to bake cakes with symbols affirming the homosexual lifestyle.
“Let’s take the example of the wedding cake baker,” he said. “They have a wedding cake. They sell wedding cakes to everybody, including homosexuals, but they don’t want to make, create or use their talents to create a gay marriage wedding cake. So if someone comes in and says, ‘I would like a gay marriage wedding cake,’ according to this language, they would not be able to dent that service. That’s the exact opposite of religious freedom.”
“This is the equivalent of asking a Jewish guy to make a cake for (former Ku Klux Klan official) David Duke, right? You would never expect a Jewish photographer, for example, to have to take pictures at a Ku Klux Klan rally or a neo-Nazi rally,” he said. “You should not expect people of faith to endorse a pro-homosexual marriage if they believe that homosexual marriage is sinful.”
If a black baker is asked to bake a cake with racist symbols, he should have the right to refuse. If a Muslim baker is asked to make a Christian or homosexual cake, he should have the right to refuse. Why have Christians no right to refuse to bake a cake with immoral symbols that violate their faith?
LaBarbera said a great deal of the blame for the hysteria in Indiana belongs at the feet of the news media, which, he said, are not even pretending to cover this story objectively.
“This is a media-generated crisis, the media working with gay activists,” he said. “The mainstream media have become part of the gay lobby almost. An incredible hysteria has been whipped up against Indiana.”
The hysteria, the firestorm of malicious opposition, the barrage of criticism, pressure and boycotts faced by Indiana, before its allegedly conservative Republican governor decided to capitulate, was the same climate faced by Russia after Russians had passed a 2013 law to protect children.
The Indiana law was not as daring as the Russian law, which protects children and teens from the harmful homosexual propaganda. The massive hysterical response against Indiana shows what these same groups did to Russia. According to Rev. Scott Lively, the Ukraine crisis and the U.S. boycotts against Russia came from these groups.
I wonder what would happen if Indiana banned homosexual propaganda to children. What massive crisis would these groups, especially Washington and the presstitute, use against Indiana?
Russians have not backed down. They have not been cowardly. However, sadly, the Republican governor and his conservative allies in Indiana have retreated, and as a result a law originally designed to protect Christians from homosexual bullying now advances the gay agenda.
I also wonder why Apple, Washington and the presstitute have never applied to Saudi Arabia, which tortures and kills homosexuals, the same hysteria, the firestorm of malicious opposition, the barrage of criticism, pressure and boycotts they applied to Indiana, and Russia.
Now, if a homosexual asks a cake with homosexual symbols, the poor Christian bakers in Indiana have no choice. If they refuse, the new law will be relentless to them.
If a homosexual asks bakers in Saudi Arabia for the same cake with homosexual symbols, he is finished. It will be his last request in this life.
Now, it would be interesting to see what would happen if a Saudi customer in America asked a homosexual baker for a cake with Islamic symbols against homosexuality.
Which side would Apple, Washington and the presstitute choose?
Which side would suffer hysteria, a firestorm of malicious opposition, a barrage of criticism, pressure and boycotts?
The side of money?
Apple has many stores in the Saudi Islamic dictatorship.
The Saudi laws against homosexuality and against homosexuals have never been a problem to Apple, which has multimillion-dollar trade deals with Saudi Arabia.
Why has Apple a double standard between American Christians and Saudi Muslims?
Why have the U.S. government and the presstitute a double standard between Christian Orthodox Russia and Islamic Saudi Arabia about homosexuality?
Bryan Fischer, Pat Buchanan, Scott Lively, Matt Barber, Peter LaBarbera, Dr. Michael Brown and other prominent pro-family leaders gave warning, but Republican governors and leaders, who are elected by their constituents to defend conservative and pro-family values, did not listen to them.
They listened to Apple, Obama and the leftist mass media.
What is the point of electing Republican and allegedly conservative politicians if after their election they do not give attention to their constituents and do not prioritize or even respect pro-family and conservative values?
What is the point of electing cowardly individuals unable to keep their conservative promises and show courage when faced by massive onslaughts of the Left?
With information from WorldNetDaily Associated Press and Charisma News.
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