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4 Jan
A Story of God’s Bounty to Man

There came a time (so to speak) when the Lord God perceived that the plan He’d laid out for us was a mite severe. 

We were responding to His call well enough, but the forces He’d arrayed to test our mettle overtaxed our stress deflectors. We were languishing in bafflement, chagrin and profound exhaustion both physical and spiritual. 

Taking notice of our plight, God put on His thinking cloud. I was off about six generations right there in the outskirts of Babylon, and the consequences have mushroomed algebraically instead of only growing arithmetically as I had intended, He concluded. 

But looking at the big picture, there’s not a lot that I can do about it now without unraveling 687 million years of evolution, and that’s out of the question. 

It was out of the question because the upshot would have been a finer model of Man than the one (you and me) God had actually created, and the Lord found that He had grown tenderhearted regarding our multitude of follies and frailties. 

He rather enjoyed this new unGodly aspect of Himself, and He decided to retain it, which entailed retaining us as we had theretofore developed.

I just wouldn’t be happy with a batch of charmless little automatons, fishlike monkeys, or a new species of sloth.  It’s Man’s vulnerability and stupidity that make him so endearing. 

Therefore if I’m not going to retrovert them, I’ll have to compensate them by providing something to relieve their long-suffering and travail.  Something good.  But not something overly pleasant for that will just become another temptation, and isn’t that the poor buggers’ problem now? It has to be something that will illumine for my frisky little pups the difference between pleasure and contentment.  And something that is modest—no, actually humble—in its appearance to instruct them not to be deceived by surfaces, while on the positive side letting them know that magnificent beauty may arise from nondescript and paltry origins. 

I’ll not send them manna itself, but rather manna in effect, manna in principle, ur-manna—the eternally nourishing foodstuff—so that they’ll refrain from idolizing it falsely as they are wont so often to do. And that is how God, who unlike His human progeny always learns from His errors, bestowed upon our unworthy though authentically needy selves the epochal celestial boon that the wisest among us acknowledge as the human race’s own proprietary manna because it restores our spirits as it replenishes our bodies to a degree of efficacy that nothing else on earth can even come close to approximating. 

I’m giving them something to make them feel as good and sweet and whole as they have made me feel, sighed Jehovah, relaxing from His extracurricular labor.  Which the Good Book says is the way in which God came to give us the POTATO

Written exclusively for CONSERVATIVES SPEAK OUT BLOG: by  Don Thompson

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17 Dec
Conservatism, Where did it begin?

Before I get started I would first like to say that I personally believe that Ronald Reagan was the greatest President in my lifetime. There are myriads of reasons that people liked Ronald Reagan but for myself, one of the reasons was the sense and feeling of pride that he gave me as an American as I listened to his first inaugural speech while driving a truck on the highways in the state of Wyoming. I never had the privilege of meeting him yet I felt that I had as he spoke that day of the hopes, dreams, aspirations, and the resolve of “Heroes” (You and I) The American Citizens of the United States, and “YES!” I do believe my life was better because of the many things and changes he brought about.

What I find interesting is the allusion that is given out by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Mike Gallagher, Mark Levin and other Conservative Radio Talk Show host that give the inference that Conservatism came about because of Ronald Reagan.

I would like to take a moment and say, that I have the utmost respect for those of whom I have named above, Mr. Limbaugh, Mr. Hannity, Mr. Gallagher, and Mr. Levin as they are a most important weapon in the fight against Socialism in that, they bring to light many of the underhanded and despicable activities of the Socialist Elites that would otherwise go unnoticed or unreported by the mainstream media. These men and others like them are Patriots in my humble opinion and eyes and, if you were to ask me who I liked or appreciated the most I would have to say that it is Mr. Mark Levin as I myself enjoy and love the Constitution of The Untied States, I deeply appreciate and applaud his understanding and knowledge of this most precious and valuable document that by the way is not just written on parchment but is, (or it should be) written in our hearts and minds.

These men do their jobs day in and day out to bring us the information that is needed so that we can then do our part by, e-mailing, faxing, phone calls, and by flooding and shutting down switch boards and e-mail boxes so that “We The People” are and can be heard. Though I may not agree with them one hundred percent, I acknowledge and applaud their dedication, hard work, and their sacrifice to and for the cause of Liberty and Freedom in these very troubled times.

So, If I may continue.

Ronald Reagan did not define nor did he create Conservatism but, he did “Exemplify” in part what Conservatism is. I have even heard it said that he “Redefined” Conservatism which in actuality he did not. To “redefine” something causes or infers the content to be changed.

REDEFINE

1 : to define (as a concept) again : REFORMULATE *had to redefine their terms*
2 a : to reexamine or reevaluate especially with a view to change b : TRANSFORM 1c
–redefinition \(*)r*-*de-f*-*ni-sh*n\ noun

To even say that he “reestablished” Conservatism would infer a change of some kind and I honestly believe that this is not what he did because, True Conservatism does not need to be changed but rather adhered too. What President Reagan did was, bring Conservatism, Conservative Values, back to its rightful place, in the forefront, after it had been suppressed by Socialism for so many years.

Now, In President Reagan’s work of bringing Conservatism back to its rightful place, there was not a “redefining” of Conservatism but rather a “Resurgence” of and a “Re-commitment” by the people who held and believed in Conservative Values to Conservatism through the exhausting efforts and work of those many “Reagan Supporters”.

There was also the “New Commitment” of the younger generation who had grown up with the constant “Barrage” of Socialism from the Main Stream Media to the Left Wing Teachers. This Commitment by a younger generation to Conservatism should be a message to those of us who are older.

Now I made the statement or comment earlier that Ronald Reagan did not create Conservatism but that he merely brought it back to its rightful place so now I will elaborate.

I’ve said this before and I will say it again. I am a Born Again

CONSERVATISM

a : disposition in politics to preserve what is established b : a political philosophy based on tradition and social stability, stressing established institutions, and preferring gradual development to abrupt change
c : the tendency to prefer an existing or traditional situation to change

LIBERALISM

: a political philosophy based on belief in progress, the essential goodness of the human race, and the autonomy of the individual and standing for the protection of political and civil liberties : the principles and policies of a Liberal party

Again one must realize and grasp the fact that Liberalism is now in actuality “Socialism, Communism, Marxism” or any other title or philosophy that advocates that “The State is Supreme over the Masses”.

Conservatism and Liberalism first came into being in the Garden of Eden.

After God had created all things
He saw that His creation was “Good”. He made a garden placed Adam in the garden and Adam became a farmer. God tells Adam what he is to do and what he is “Not” to do:

Gen 2:15 And Jehovah God took the man, and put him into the garden of Eden to dress it and to keep it.
Gen 2:16 And Jehovah God commanded the man, saying, Of every tree of the garden thou mayest freely eat:
Gen 2:17 but of the tree of the knowledge of good and evil, thou shalt not eat of it: for in the day that thou eatest there of thou shalt surely die.

Here God establishes the institution of “Law and Order”. Adam is told what he is to do, he tills the ground and can eat from every tree except the “Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil”. The adherence to these precepts that God has “Established and Instituted” is the birth of Conservatism.

Now God creates woman and God presents her to Adam *Gen. 2:22* and Adam names her Eve *Gen. 3:20*.

One day while alone in the garden Satan speaks to Eve through a serpent and tempts her to eat of the “Tree of the Knowledge of Good and Evil”, but Eve “Knows” that this is wrong as she was taught by Adam what God had “Established and Instituted”.

Let’s break it down:

Gen 3:1 Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which Jehovah God had made. And he said unto the woman, Yea, hath God said, Ye shall not eat of any tree of the garden?

Satan brings doubt to the authenticity of what God has “Established and Instituted”

Gen 3:2 And the woman said unto the serpent, Of the fruit of the trees of the garden we may eat:
Gen 3:3 but of the fruit of the tree which is in the midst of the garden, God hath said, Ye shall not eat of it, neither shall ye touch it, lest ye die.

Eve knows what she has been told by Adam yet she “adds” to Gods Words by saying “neither shall ye touch it” which God never said to Adam. We now have doubt and the “entertaining” of a “new thought” not from God but rather from part of His creation.

Gen 3:4 And the serpent said unto the woman, Ye shall not surely die:
Gen 3:5 for God doth know that in the day ye eat thereof, then your eyes shall be opened, and ye shall be as God, knowing good and evil.

We now see the birth of “Liberalism” through a “Lie” against the “Established Institution” of the Word of God. Satan no longer casts doubts but asserts “authority” over his Creator. He tells Eve that she is not really free, that she needs to cast off the “Old Traditional” way of thinking, the old “Established” way of life and think for herself. So she goes from “entertaining” to “accepting” the thoughts and lies.

BTW: For those opponents of God and His word who say that “Christians will force God on us”. Both Adam and Eve “Exercised” free will, Free Moral agency in choosing to be disobedient to God and His Word.

For those who ask, “If God were a loving God then why didn’t He stop them from making this mess that we now have?” It is the allowance of true Liberty and Freedom, the allowance to choose. Liberalism (Socialism) will suppress that right of choice make no mistake about it.

Gen 3:6 And when the woman saw that the tree was good for food, and that it was a delight to the eyes, and that the tree was to be desired to make one wise, she took of the fruit thereof, and did eat; and she gave also unto her husband with her, and he did eat.
Gen 3:7 And the eyes of them both were opened, and they knew that they were naked; and they sewed fig-leaves together, and made themselves aprons.

I can make no defense for Eve. She knew what God had said yet she chose to believe a lie but, Sin and the fall of mankind did not come about through Eve but rather, it was through Adam, because it was Adam who had been given dominion over the earth and not Eve. Read Romans 5:12-21.

Conservatism, True Conservatism speaks and acknowledges the truth and then allows one to make up their mind

Liberalism (Socialism) uses lies, deception, and intimidation to coerce the desired outcome of tyrants.

To put it simply:

Conservatism: is a Godly principle given and handed to mankind from his Creator

Liberalism (Socialism): Is a deception that has been perpetrated and forced upon mankind by Satan

I do not speak of Republicans and Democrats, I do not speak of Political Parties but rather I speak of you and your heart, your conscience, your desire for real Liberty and Freedom. What is it that you want for this Nation? What is in your heart for this Nation?

Is it a heart that wants Socialistic servitude or a Conservation of Liberty and Freedom?

Don’t stay at home, VOTE. If you refuse to vote out of protest you give your vote to the enemies of this Nation.

Though I am not a Mormon nor do I believe in the doctrines or teachings of Mormonism, I cast my vote for Mitt Romney because I believe that he is the closest to being a Conservative than any of the others, but you must decide for yourself.

President Ronald Reagan said the following at his inauguration:

“On the eve of our struggle for independence a man who might have been one of the greatest among the Founding Fathers, Dr. Joseph Warren, President of the Massachusetts Congress, said to his fellow Americans, “Our country is in danger, but not to be despaired of…. On you depend the fortunes of America. You are to decide the important questions upon which rests the happiness and the liberty of millions yet unborn. Act worthy of yourselves.”

Well, I believe we, the Americans of today, are ready to act worthy of ourselves, ready to do what must be done to ensure happiness and liberty for ourselves, our children and our children’s children.”

I also believe like President Reagan, that “WE” the Americans of today can act to ensure Liberty and Freedom for ourselves, our children, and our children’s children, but the question is

WILL WE?

Author-unknown

5 Dec
A Christmas Poem

TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS,
HE LIVED ALL ALONE,
IN A ONE BEDROOM HOUSE MADE OF
PLASTER AND STONE.

I HAD COME DOWN THE CHIMNEY
WITH PRESENTS TO GIVE,
AND TO SEE JUST WHO
IN THIS HOME DID LIVE.

I LOOKED ALL ABOUT,
A STRANGE SIGHT I DID SEE,
NO TINSEL, NO PRESENTS,
NOT EVEN A TREE.

NO STOCKING BY MANTLE,
JUST BOOTS FILLED WITH SAND,
ON THE WALL HUNG PICTURES
OF FAR DISTANT LANDS.

WITH MEDALS AND BADGES,
AWARDS OF ALL KINDS,
A SOBER THOUGHT
CAME THROUGH MY MIND.

FOR THIS HOUSE WAS DIFFERENT,
IT WAS DARK AND DREARY,
I FOUND THE HOME OF A SOLDIER,
ONCE I COULD SEE CLEARLY.

THE SOLDIER LAY SLEEPING,
SILENT, ALONE,
CURLED UP ON THE FLOOR
IN THIS ONE BEDROOM HOME.

THE FACE WAS SO GENTLE,
THE ROOM IN SUCH DISORDER,
NOT HOW I PICTURED
A UNITED STATES SOLDIER.

WAS THIS THE HERO
OF WHOM I’D JUST READ?
CURLED UP ON A PONCHO,
THE FLOOR FOR A BED?

I REALIZED THE FAMILIES
THAT I SAW THIS NIGHT,
OWED THEIR LIVES TO THESE SOLDIERS
WHO WERE WILLING TO FIGHT.

SOON ROUND THE WORLD,
THE CHILDREN WOULD PLAY,
AND GROWNUPS WOULD CELEBRATE
A BRIGHT CHRISTMAS DAY.

THEY ALL ENJOYED FREEDOM
EACH MONTH OF THE YEAR,
BECAUSE OF THE SOLDIERS,
LIKE THE ONE LYING HERE.

I COULDN’T HELP WONDER
HOW MANY LAY ALONE,
ON A COLD CHRISTMAS EVE
IN A LAND FAR FROM HOME.

THE VERY THOUGHT
BROUGHT A TEAR TO MY EYE,
I DROPPED TO MY KNEES
AND STARTED TO CRY.

THE SOLDIER AWAKENED
AND I HEARD A ROUGH VOICE,
‘SANTA DON’T CRY,
THIS LIFE IS MY CHOICE;

I FIGHT FOR FREEDOM,
I DON’T ASK FOR MORE,
MY LIFE IS MY GOD,
MY COUNTRY, MY CORPS.’

THE SOLDIER ROLLED OVER
AND DRIFTED TO SLEEP,
I COULDN’T CONTROL IT,
I CONTINUED TO WEEP.

I KEPT WATCH FOR HOURS,
SO SILENT AND STILL
AND WE BOTH SHIVERED
FROM THE COLD NIGHT’S CHILL.

I DIDN’T WANT TO LEAVE
ON THAT COLD, DARK, NIGHT,
THIS GUARDIAN OF HONOR
SO WILLING TO FIGHT.

THEN THE SOLDIER ROLLED OVER,
WITH A VOICE SOFT AND PURE,
WHISPERED, ‘CARRY ON SANTA,
IT’S CHRISTMAS DAY, ALL IS SECURE.’

ONE LOOK AT MY WATCH,
AND I KNEW HE WAS RIGHT.
‘MERRY CHRISTMAS MY FRIEND,!
AND TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT.’

This poem was written by a Marine

14 Apr
SHAME ON AMERICA SHAME ON OUR MEN AND WOMEN WHO SHUN AWAY FROM THEIR DUTY TO SERVE THE CAUSE OF AMERICAN FREEDOM

REMEMBER ONLY ONE PERCENT OF THE AMERICAN POPULATION IS FIGHTING THE WAR AGAINST TERROR ONLY ONE PERCENT OF AMERICANS ARE DOING THE WORK OF PROTECTING US ALL.

He patrols the streets, searching for insurgents and terrorists. He’s told he will be held over an  extra 2 months. 

You call your girlfriend and set a
date for tonight.
He waits for the mail to see if there
is a letter from home.

You hug and kiss your girlfriend,
like you do every day.
He holds his letter close and smells
his love’s perfume.

You roll your eyes as a baby cries.
He gets a letter with pictures of his
new child and wonders if they’ll ever meet.

You criticize your government, and
say that war never solves anything.
He sees the innocent tortured and
killed by their own people and
remembers why he is fighting.

You hear the jokes about the war, and make fun of men like him.
He hears the gunfire, bombs and
screams of the wounded.

You see only what the media wants
you to see.
He sees the broken bodies lying
around him.

You are asked to do some thing by
your parents. You don’t.
He does exactly what he is told even
if it puts his life in danger.

You stay at home and watch TV.
He takes whatever time he is given
to call, write home, sleep, and eat.

You crawl into your soft bed, with
down pillows, and get comfortable.
He tries to sleep but gets awakened by mortars and helicopters all night long.


REMEMBER our Troops and their Families





All of us that have served our country on the battlefields of the world know a letter from home is gold, a picture of a loved one is a reminder of what we are fighting for.  

Patriots, our troops have been on the battlefields of Iraq and Afghanistan for going on 11 years now, they have served countless tours.

They are fighting for our freedoms and while they are giving up everything our congressmen and senators play politics!






Please pray for our troops and their families, prayer will see them through this time and prayer will help those families who have lost loved ones in this war and past wars.

Gary Gatehouse -Vietnam Veteran

2 Mar


Have a look at that picture,that was maybe 40 or 50 years ago, those days are gone

ATTENTION:YOU WILL HEAR THE NATIONAL ANTHEM PLAYING IN THE BACKGROUND

Have a look at that picture,that was maybe 40 or 50 years ago, those days are gone,our children for the most part don’t know a damn thing about their country,the pledge of allegiance has gone missing in most of our public schools. The ACLU an enforcement arm of the Socialist/Secularist/ hate American crowd has shut down prayer in school,prayer at sporting events.

Once the most prosperous nation in the world has nothing to offer young people growing up, all our factories, production has left our shores, we as a nation produce little to nothing anymore. We have become a consumer society,buy from foreign countries all our products, even most of our medicine,our military combat boots are made in China, we are pathetic to say the least.

We as a nation are more interested in what Charlie Sheen is doing than our national debt, security threats you name it, folks our inability to work together as a people is destroying us. We have people in the state of Wisconsin that refuse to believe their state is broke, DO THEY THINK MONEY GROWS ON TREES ( I think so) our country is broke economically,spiritually,morally.

We American adults that are here on earth at this very moment are the care takers of this once great country –LOOK AT IT– we have not done a very good job have we, what are we going to give to our children,our grandchildren,future generations, what will they say about us?

Patriots, I am going to admit something right here for all to see “I am ashamed of what this country has become, I am ashamed of my generation,including myself, we have went through life for the most part on auto pilot, we had bigger fish to fry, our generation has dropped the ball,we became complacent,always thinking nothing will ever happen to our country it is AMERICA

WELL FOLKS LOOK AROUND YOU–IS THIS THE AMERICA YOUR MOTHERS AND FATHERS AND GRANDMOTHER AND GRANDFATHERS TURNED OVER TO US?

Gary Gatehouse
A proud but Sad
Citizen of the United States of America