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Monday, December 31, 2012

Christmas Was Never a Pagan Holiday

Marian T. Horvat, Ph.D..


Around this time of year we are bombarded with anti-Catholic propaganda questioning the blessed day of Christ’s birth as December 25. This date, we arrogantly are told, was originally a pagan holiday. The Early Church “chose” it to “Christianize” a Roman feast of the Sun. According to this theory, the Christmas date was only established in the 4th century, when we have the first evidence of the Nativity being celebrated in Rome in 336. The conclusion: The origins of Christmas are pagan, and we do not really know the date the Savior of mankind was born.

Let us not be too quickly impressed with these lies whose aim is solely to diminish the homage we pay Our Lord Jesus Christ and to denigrate the Catholic Church. In fact, the opposite is true. It is the thesis of the pagan origins of Christmas that is a myth without historical substance.

No ancient Roman festivals on December 25

The notion that Christmas had pagan origins began to spread in the 17th century with the English Puritans and Scottish Presbyterians, who hated all Catholic things. The Puritans hated Catholicism so much that they revolted against the so-called Anglican church because, even with their heresies, they considered it still too similar to the Catholic Church.

Puritans against Christmas

A colonial Puritan governor stops the merrymaking of Christmas festivities (1883)
They abhorred the feast days and in particular, they detested the Christmas feast with its joyous ceremonies, celebrations and customs. Since the Bible gave no specific date of Christ’s birth, the Puritans argued that it was a sinful contrivance of the Roman Catholic Church that should be abolished.

Later, Protestant preachers like the German Paul Ernst Jablonski tried to demonstrate in pseudo-scholarly works that December 25 was actually a pagan Roman feast, and that Christmas was yet another instance of how the medieval Catholic Church ‘paganized’ and corrupted ‘pure’ early Christianity. (1)

Around the same time, the Jesuit Jean Hardouin with his eccentric theory of universal forgery that put in doubt every historical source known, backed the Puritans on their theory of Christmas having pagan origins. But his research was largely discredited given his absurd affirmations. For example, he maintained all the Church Councils that took place before Trent were fictitious and almost all the classical texts of ancient Greece and Rome were false, made by monks in the 13th century. Such assertions are blatantly absurd, given the countless source documents demonstrating the opposite.

The two principal claims for Christmas having pagan origins pretend that the early Church chose December 25 in order to divert Catholics from Roman pagan festival days. The first claim pretends that it replaced the ancient Roman holiday of Saturnalia, a time of feasting and raucous merry-making held in December in honor of the pagan god Saturn.

Now, the Saturnalia festival always ended on December 23 at the latest. Why would the Catholic Church, to diverge the attention of her faithful from a pagan celebration, choose a date two days after that party had already ended and whoever wanted had already overindulged? It makes no sense. No serious scholar believes this claim.

Christmas established before the pagan Sun festival

The second claim is that the Catholic Church established Christmas on December 25 to replace a solar feast invented by Emperor Aurelian in 274 AD, the Dies Natalis Solis Invicti (Birth of the Unconquered Sun).

The fact that Christmas entered the world calendar (the accepted Roman calendar) in 354 – which was after the establishment of the pagan feast – does not necessarily mean the Church chose that day to replace the pagan holiday. Two principal reasons concur with this conclusion:

Pagan Sun God Roman festival

Aurelian instituted the sun festival to bolster a dying Roman Empire
First, one must not simply assume that the early Christians only began to celebrate Christmas in the 4th century. Until the Edict of Milan was published in 313, Catholics were persecuted and met in catacombs. Hence, there was no public festivity. But they celebrated Christmas among themselves before that Edict, as hymns and prayers of the first Christians confirm (2).

Second, this claim is based on unsound assumptions. As scholar Thomas Talley points out in his book The Origins of the Liturgical Year, Emperor Aurelian inaugurated the festival of the Birth of the Unconquered Sun trying to give new life – a rebirth – to a dying Roman Empire. It is much more likely, he argues, that the Emperor’s action was a response to the growing popularity and strength of the Catholic religion, which was celebrating Christ’s birth on December 25, rather than the other way around. (3)

There is no evidence that Aurelian’s celebration preceded the feast of Christmas, and more reason to believe that establishing this festival day – which never won popular support and soon died out – was an effort to give a pagan significance to a date already of importance to Roman Catholics.

Dates based on the Scriptures

But let us leave the realm of conjecture and return to historical records. There is ample evidence to demonstrate that, even though the Christmas date was not made official until 354, clearly it was established long before Aurelian instituted his pagan feastday.

The conception of St. John the Baptist is the historical anchor to know the date of Christmas, based on the detailed and careful calculations on dates made by first Fathers of the Church.

Visitation

The date of St. Elizabeth's conception sets the base for knowing Christ's birth
The early tractatus De solstitiia records the tradition of the Archangel Gabriel appearing to Zachariah in the High Temple when he was serving as high priest on the Day of Atonement (Lk 1:8). This placed the conception of St. John the Baptist during the feast of Tabernacles in late September, as the Archangel Gabriel said (Lk 1:28) and his birth nine months later at the time of the summer solstice. (4)

Since the Gospel of Luke states that the Archangel Gabriel appeared to the Virgin Mary in the sixth month after John's conception (Lk 1:26), this placed the conception of Christ at about the time of the spring equinox, that is, at the time of the Jewish Passover, in late March. His birth would thus be in late December at the time of the winter solstice.

That these dates, based on Tradition and Scripture, are trustworthy is confirmed by recent evidence taken from the Dead Sea Scrolls, whose authors were very concerned about calendar dates, essential for establishing when the Torah feasts should be celebrated. The data found in the Scrolls make it possible to know the Temple’s rotating assignment of priests during Old Testament times and show definitely that Zachariah served as a Temple priest in September, thus confirming the tradition of the Early Church. (5)

The Catholic Church determined March 25 as the date of Our Lord’s Conception long before Aurelian decided to make his solar feast. For example, around 221 AD, Sexto Julio Africano wrote the Chronographiai in which he affirmed that the Annunciation was March 25. (6) Once the date of the Incarnation was established, it was a simple matter of adding nine months to arrive at the date of Our Lord’s birth - December 25. This date would not be made official until the late fourth century, but it was established long before Aurelian and Constantine. It had nothing to do with pagan festivals.

We can be certain that the first Catholic apologists and Fathers of the Church, who lived very close to the time of the Apostles, were fully aware of the dates associated with the birth of Our Lord Jesus Christ. They had all the calendar sources at hand and they would not allow any untruth to be introduced in the Catholic liturgy. The date of Christ’s birth was transmitted by them as being December 25, a Sunday.

Addressing the verse of Luke 2:7, Fr Cornelius a Lapide comments on the architecture of this choice: “Christ was born Sunday, because this was the first day of the world. … Christ was born on Sunday night, in keeping with the order of His marvels, so that the day on which He said Let there be light, and there was light, was the same day on which, at night, the light shone in darkness for the upright of heart, that is, the sun of justice, Christ the Lord.” (7)
1. Thomas Talley, The Origins of the Liturgical Year, Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 1991), p. 88.
2 Daniel-Rops, Prières des Premiers Chrétiens, Paris: Fayard, 1952, pp. 125-127, 228-229
3. Talley, The Origins of the Liturgical Year, pp. 88-91.
4. The tract is entitled 'De solstitiia et aequinoctia conceptionis et nativitatis domini nostri iesu Christi et iohannis baptista,' in Ibid., p. 93-94. Talley also provides other historical documents of early Church writers showing that the dates of the Conception and Death of Our Lord had been established very early.
5. Shemaryahu Talmon, Professor Emeritus at Hebrew University in Jerusalem and a top Scroll scholar, published an in-depth study of the Temple’s rotating assignment of priests in 1958 and the Qumran scrolls to see the assignment during New Testament times. Martin K Barrack, “It Comes from Pagans,” Second Exodus online
6. Ibid.
7. Cornelius a Lapide, Commentaria in Scripturam Sanctam, Paris: Vives 1877, Luke 2:7, vol 16, p. 57.
This is very interesting.  I lost a sister to suicide while she was taking Prozac.  In my profession as a funeral director, I personally know of numerous cases of suicide, murder, and other violence in which these drugs were involved - the vast majority of cases actually.  Obviously in many of these mass shootings were are not being told the truth and the idea of a lone gunman is absurd - but in some of the cases it is as reported and in virtually all of them the gunman was on some sort of prescribed mind altering drug.




Read this amazing opinion piece by the Jewish Columnist - Joel Stein - I am going to post the entire article - in case it vanishes from the net - but check out the highlighted portions:

How Jewish is Hollywood?

A poll finds more Americans disagree with the statement that 'Jews control Hollywood.' But here's one Jew who doesn't.

http://www.latimes.com/news/opinion/commentary/la-oe-stein19-2008dec19,0,4676183.column


I have never been so upset by a poll in my life. Only 22% of Americans now believe "the movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews," down from nearly 50% in 1964. The Anti-Defamation League, which released the poll results last month, sees in these numbers a victory against stereotyping. Actually, it just shows how dumb America has gotten. Jews totally run Hollywood.

How deeply Jewish is Hollywood? When the studio chiefs took out a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago to demand that the Screen Actors Guild settle its contract, the open letter was signed by: News Corp. President Peter Chernin (Jewish), Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey (Jewish), Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger (Jewish), Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton (surprise, Dutch Jew), Warner Bros. Chairman Barry Meyer (Jewish), CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves (so Jewish his great uncle was the first prime minister of Israel), MGM Chairman Harry Sloan (Jewish) and NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker (mega-Jewish). If either of the Weinstein brothers had signed, this group would have not only the power to shut down all film production but to form a minyan with enough Fiji water on hand to fill a mikvah.
The person they were yelling at in that ad was SAG President Alan Rosenberg (take a guess). The scathing rebuttal to the ad was written by entertainment super-agent Ari Emanuel (Jew with Israeli parents) on the Huffington Post, which is owned by Arianna Huffington (not Jewish and has never worked in Hollywood.)

The Jews are so dominant, I had to scour the trades to come up with six Gentiles in high positions at entertainment companies. When I called them to talk about their incredible advancement, five of them refused to talk to me, apparently out of fear of insulting Jews. The sixth, AMC President Charlie Collier, turned out to be Jewish.

As a proud Jew, I want America to know about our accomplishment. Yes, we control Hollywood. Without us, you'd be flipping between "The 700 Club" and "Davey and Goliath" on TV all day.

So I've taken it upon myself to re-convince America that Jews run Hollywood by launching a public relations campaign, because that's what we do best. I'm weighing several slogans, including: "Hollywood: More Jewish than ever!"; "Hollywood: From the people who brought you the Bible"; and "Hollywood: If you enjoy TV and movies, then you probably like Jews after all."

I called ADL Chairman Abe Foxman, who was in Santiago, Chile, where, he told me to my dismay, he was not hunting Nazis. He dismissed my whole proposition, saying that the number of people who think Jews run Hollywood is still too high. The ADL poll, he pointed out, showed that 59% of Americans think Hollywood execs "do not share the religious and moral values of most Americans," and 43% think the entertainment industry is waging an organized campaign to "weaken the influence of religious values in this country."

That's a sinister canard, Foxman said. "It means they think Jews

meet at Canter's Deli on Friday mornings to decide what's best for the Jews." Foxman's argument made me rethink: I have to eat at Canter's more often.

"That's a very dangerous phrase, 'Jews control Hollywood.' What is true is that there are a lot of Jews in Hollywood," he said. Instead of "control," Foxman would prefer people say that many executives in the industry "happen to be Jewish," as in "all eight major film studios are run by men who happen to be Jewish."

But Foxman said he is proud of the accomplishments of American Jews. "I think Jews are disproportionately represented in the creative industry. They're disproportionate as lawyers and probably medicine here as well," he said. He argues that this does not mean that Jews make pro-Jewish movies any more than they do pro-Jewish surgery. Though other countries, I've noticed, aren't so big on circumcision.

I appreciate Foxman's concerns. And maybe my life spent in a New Jersey-New York/Bay Area-L.A. pro-Semitic cocoon has left me naive. But I don't care if Americans think we're running the news media, Hollywood, Wall Street or the government. I just care that we get to keep running them.




It is amazing how they rub this right in our faces and we sit back and blame the democrats, the republicans, the labor unions, the public schools, the Muslims, the Freemasons, the Illuminati, or whoever else!  The unthinking masses either fail to realize or chose to ignore who is behind ALL of it!


Executives at collapsed Iceland bank jailed for fraud

http://au.news.yahoo.com/world/a/-/world/15732202/executives-at-collapsed-iceland-bank-jailed-for-fraud/

REYKJAVIK (Reuters) - Two former executives at an Icelandic bank which collapsed in the 2008 financial meltdown were sentenced to jail on Friday for fraud which led to a 53 million euro loss, in the first major trial of Icelandic bankers linked to the crisis.

All three of the small North Atlantic island's top banks collapsed in quick succession in October 2008 due to big debts incurred during a rapid overseas expansion.

Glitnir was the first to fall after the collapse of Lehman Brothers caused international credit markets to freeze up....


This is what should have happened here in the USA and throughout the world - but instead , we bailed them out with taxpayer monies and then blamed the taxpayers for the collapse!  In Greece the nations infrastructure is being sold to Israeli's (hmmmm) and our  media, especially the neo-con variety would have you blame the people of Greece for the meltdown!

How many bankers went to jail in the US and Europe for the financial fraud that led to the economic collapse of 2008?

Friday, December 28, 2012

THIS IS PRETTY MUCH SPOT ON:

The next time someone tells you that the Occupy Movement is Communistic - or that the People of Greece have no right to protest because they supposedly did it to themselves, or that the Muslims are the problem in the world - REMEMBER - this blog has been trying to expose the TRUTH for many years!


HERE IS THE PROBLEM:

Israelis invited to buy up Greece's infrastructure

http://www.israeltoday.co.il/NewsItem/tabid/178/nid/23588/Default.aspx


Israeli companies, with the encouragement and assistance of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, are taking advantage of the economic crisis in Greece to find some bargains while helping to advance the privatization efforts of the Greek government.

As a means of coping with the ongoing crisis, the Greek government has decided to privatize dozens of government companies, including the national lottery, the old Athens airport, the national oil company, refineries, the ports of Piraeus and Thessaloníki, local water companies, large industrial plants and more.

In recent months, top Greek officials visited Israel to find investors. They met with a number of top Israeli business leaders and presented the various opportunities to invest in and own Greek infrastructure.

These meetings have already led to a number of signed deals. Israeli mega-corp Elbit won a tender to buy the old Athens airport, and a number of hotels were purchased by Israelis in hopes of boosting Israeli tourism to Greece. An Israeli company is also in talks to buy Greece's national oil company.

In August, Israeli business leaders were invited to a state dinner in Athens in honor of the Greek president. Greece sincerely hopes the Israeli investment in its economy will create the jobs and economic growth needed to pull the country out of the gutter.

Israeli-Greek relations have been warming up for some years, especially in light of growing tension between the Jewish state and Greece's traditional rival, Turkey.

That's why when Greece joined other European nations last month in voting to recognize a state of "Palestine," Israel perceived the move as a slap in the face from a close friend. But Jerusalem ultimately decided to shrug off the UN vote, assuming that with its current economic difficulties, Greece could not afford to lose investment and business from Arab and Muslim states.

And the moronic masses - ESPECIALLY of the neo-con variety - are against the people of Greece and side with Israel taking over that nation AND the WORLD

WAKE UP!

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Another neo-con exposes his true colors - I wonder how many of these items I have to post before the "Catholics" who support the Republican Party wake up and realize that they are no different than the Democrats - they are two peas in the same nasty zionist/communist pod!



Newt Gingrich flip-flops on same-sex “marriage,” calls it 'inevitable'

http://www.lifesitenews.com/news/newt-gingrich-flip-flops-on-same-sex-marriage-calls-it-inevitable




folks - wake up - there will likely never be a truly good politician in the near future - just like there will likely never be a Hollywood type that is truly good and on our side - look how many thought Mel Gibson was going to be some sort of saint of the "traditional" Catholic movement - how did that turn out? 

The same is true of these politicians. 

Keep your faith in Christ and your trust in His Church - the rest is meaningless.

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

U.S. Government Redistributes Wealth…to the Rich

For about thirty years now, the federal government has been implementing policies that take tax dollars from middle class Americans and give them to the rich, supposedly as a way to spur economic growth. Although Americans actually want greater economic equality, the net effect has been to redistribute wealth to the rich and create the most unequal developed society on earth.

According to a series of reports by Reuters, since 1989 inequality has risen all across the U.S. to levels not seen since before the Great Depression:

• Inequality has increased in every state except Mississippi, which is the poorest state in the Union;

• The poverty rate increased in 43 states;

• In 28 states inequality and poverty rose while median income fell;

• In every state, the richest 20% of households far outpaced the income gains of any other quintile;

• Income for the median household fell in 28 states.

Three specific aspects of federal policy—low taxes for the rich, outsourcing government functions to private companies, and the financial clout of Washington lobbyists—have been the major drivers of growing inequality.

Low taxes for the rich

Tax cuts enacted during the administrations of Presidents Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush cut taxes sharply on the wealthy, redistributing nearly $2 trillion to high income families—just in the past ten years. In 2011, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office and Congressional Research Service each studied income inequality and concluded that the cuts made the tax system less progressive and were the second biggest contributor to growing inequality.

Outsourcing

Starting under President Bill Clinton’s “reinventing government” initiative, the federal government has directed trillions of tax dollars to private-sector contractors by outsourcing government operations that would previously have been performed by government employees. Federal money flowing to business rose 7% during Clinton’s second term and 72% percent under Bush, before leveling off in 2010. This has contributed to inequality because private employers typically offer lower skilled workers less job security, lower wages and fewer benefits than the federal government does.

Lobbying

Nearly 13,000 registered lobbyists reported $3.3 billion in fees last year. There are 22% more lobbyists than in 1998, and their inflation-adjusted revenue is 37% higher than in 1998. Because re-election to Congress is so expensive, the campaign contributions that lobbyists influence or control are critical to political survival on Capitol Hill. But lobbyists work overwhelmingly for groups representing social elites. According to a study led by Prof. Kay Schlozman, the majority of lobbying groups exist to advance the interests of business, while groups advocating for union workers and the poor came in last and second to last on the list.
-Matt Bewig

Monday, December 24, 2012

France steps up struggle against religious radicals

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/12/12/us-france-religion-extremists-idUSBRE8BB0VA20121212

(Reuters) - France will deport foreign-born imams and disband radical faith-based groups, including hardline traditionalist Catholics, if a new surveillance policy signals they suffer a "religious pathology" and could become violent....

Sunday, December 23, 2012

Romney financier "loyal to Israel NOT America'






http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/24/opinion/sunday/what-sheldon-adelson-wants.html?_r=1&src=me&ref=general


These are the people who fund both Republican and Democratic candidates in the USA and fund candidates throughout the world.

"A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear."

 -- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Friday, December 21, 2012

The Myans supposedly predicted today to be the end of the world would....





Thursday, December 20, 2012

The truth about this shooting will never be known!



Now I can go to prison for posting the article below - oh well - so be it:

Israeli death squads involved in Sandy Hook bloodbath: Intelligence analyst

http://www.presstv.com/detail/2012/12/18/278706/israeli-squads-tied-to-newtown-carnage/

Wednesday, December 19, 2012



Excuse this phrase - but WHAT THE HELL???  This video clip is of a father of a child that was killed in the recent shooting - he walks up to the mike smiling and asking if he should "read the card" and then starts to force out tears?  What is going on with this?




I just recently watched a documentary on Abraham Lincoln. 

In this documentary it was stated that Lincoln was not a Christian, and in fact, had written an essay mocking the Divinity of Jesus Christ - as this article attests too:

http://blogs.chicagotribune.com/news_columnists_ezorn/2008/04/did-abraham-lin.html

If you are not aware, Pope Pius IX recognized Jefferson Davis as the legitimate president of the Confederacy http://www.danvilleartillery.org/popeletter.htm thereby recognizing the Confederacy.

Pope Pius also corresponded with Jefferson Davis while he was imprisoned. 

The Pope sent Davis a portrait inscribed with the Latin words, "Venite ad me omnes qui laboratis, et ego reficiam vos, dicit Dominus", which comes from Matthew 11:28 and translates as, "Come to me all ye who labor and are heavy burdened and I will give you rest, sayeth the Lord."  A hand-woven crown of thorns associated with the portrait is often said to have been made by the Pope.

The reason for all this information - the case can be argued most assuredly that the beginnings of the "new world order" - or at least the end of the United States as it was originally intended began with Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War. 

So as I did a little more digging into Lincoln's background - low and beheld - look what I find:

http://www.dnaconsultants.com/_blog/DNA_Consultants_Blog/post/Abraham_Lincoln%27s_Jewish_Roots/

Many may not be aware that General Grant believed that the Jews were behind the Civil War, or at the very least, provoking both sides -  and even tried to expel them:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/grant-expels-jews-from-tennessee-kentucky-and-mississippi

Grant became an alcoholic, likely due to having to submit and go against his conscience - (they likely had something on him or his family)

some food for thought

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Reports: Lanza smashed computer hard drive



http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2012/12/17/newtown-sandy-hook-adam-lanza-computer-destroyed/1776253/


Now why would he do that?  "Things that make thinking people go hmmmmm"



How about this:


2 Mass Shootings from colorado and connecticut Connected To the Libor Scandal? No Viable Connection found

http://planet.infowars.com/worldnews/2-mass-shootings-from-colorado-and-connecticut-connected-to-the-libor-scandal
Another hero of the neo-cons exposes himself for the communist he truly is:

Michigan Governor Vetoes Guns-in-School Measure

http://www.businessweek.com/news/2012-12-18/michigan-governor-snyder-vetoes-concealed-guns-in-school-measure


Michigan Governor Rick Snyder vetoed a bill that would have allowed concealed guns in public schools, just four days after a man broke into a Connecticut elementary school and shot 20 pupils to death.

The 54-year-old Republican killed the measure, approved by the legislature less than 24 hours before the Newtown killings, primarily because it didn’t allow day-care centers, hospitals and other public entities to opt out, according to a letter sent to the state Senate.

“While we must vigilantly protect the rights of law- abiding firearm owners, we also must ensure the right of designated public entities to exercise their best discretion,” Snyder said in a statement. “These public venues need clear legal authority to ban firearms.”...



Just a few comments on this...

1. The person reported to have shot up the school in Connecticut was reportedly breaking through the window of the school to gain entry and was approached by the principal and at least one teacher as he was entering through the broken window - had this principal and teacher(s) that confronted him been allowed to carry a concealed weapon in the school - this whole incident may have ended with no loss of life - or just the loss of the shooters life!  HELLO!

2.  If I am a law abiding citizen carrying a gun in my pocket - what right should anyone have to ban me from entering a public building?  Who are they to ban me from my ability to protect myself from a criminal who will not obey the law and carry a weapon in these places regardless of what the law says - Think about it - a school is the most gun free zone one could have - and this school was even locked - did that stop this shooter from killing anyone?

3. This is the same governor who just forced through and signed so-called "right to work" legislation  - odd - the Communists that took over eastern Europe did much the same - banned guns and labor unions!  wake up folks!

We are headed for a total Communistic government - and BOTH parties are leading us there - and you are a fool if you think the neo-cons are any better than the dumbocrats!

Thursday, December 13, 2012

This is a prime example of how both parties are working against the people - and for all the poor deluded fools who think guys like Scott Walker are conservative - ask yourself why Wisconsin is not one of the states nullifying ObamaCare - Walker is going to force it on the citizens of Wisconsin, but thinks it is ok if it is payed for by the fed. A true conservative and pro-life Christian governor would nullify this illegal and immoral health care nonsense!







Monday, December 10, 2012


Hostess Maneuver Deprived Pension

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/hostess-maneuver-deprived-pension-051400720.html

Hostess Brands Inc. said it used wages that were supposed to help fund employee pensions for the company's operations as it sank toward bankruptcy.

It isn't clear how many of the Irving, Texas, company's workers were affected by the move or how much money never wound up in their pension plans as promised.

After the company said in August 2011 that it would stop making pension contributions, the foregone wages weren't put toward the pension. Nor were they restored...

...Gregory Rayburn, Hostess's chief executive officer, said in an interview it is "terrible" that employee wages earmarked for the pension were steered elsewhere by the company....

(oh it is sooo terrible - but they still gave 1.9 million dollars in BONUSES to executives and still pay the CEO $125,000.00 a MONTH -  not a year - a MONTH! - and what are they going to do about the employees - demand lower wages!)

"It's what lawyers call betrayal without remedy," said James P. Baker, a partner at Baker & McKenzie LLP who specializes in employee benefits and isn't involved in the Hostess case. "It's sad, but that stuff does happen, unfortunately."...

Really - I have a remedy - put these bastards in PRISON for breach of contract and THEFT!

It is high time that the working class stop wasting their time voting and start REVOLTING!

Thursday, December 06, 2012

Good for Uganda you will see just how fast people suddenly discover that they are not "born that way"


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Uganda_Anti-Homosexuality_Bill

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

I wonder how many auto parts these morons will sell to the anti-gun crowd?




WAKE UP AMERICA! - The Real U.S. Budget Problem: Defense & War Spending Equal 94% Of All Federal Income Tax Revenues

 
What's missing from the debt-ceiling discussion, albeit nothing new to DB readers, is spending on wars and the pentagon. It's not even being mentioned as a possibility in any of the competing debt plans, despite the following undeniably depressing and disgusting facts:

From Reddit:
I thought this kind of puts things in perspective. In 2010, the US government collected $898 billion in federal income tax revenues. The same year, we spent $847 billion on useless wars and national defense. That means that 94% of all federal income tax revenue is equivalent to what we spend on the Pentagon. Who out there thinks it was money well spent?
Also, just to piss you off a little bit more - defense spending is equivalent to 443% of what we collect in total corporate taxes.

One more link you need to see:

Friday, November 30, 2012

THIS IS A FINE EXAMPLE OF WHY WE NEED STRONG LABOR UNIONS! 



Judge Allows Hostess to Give Executives $1.8M in Bonuses

http://abcnews.go.com/Business/judge-hostess-give-executives-18m-bonuses/story?id=17844113

By ANTHONY CASTELLANO
Nov. 30, 2012


A federal bankruptcy judge has approved bonuses for executives of Hostess, the maker of Twinkies, who stay on as the company is broken up and sold off.

On Thursday, as part of a plan to liquidate the company and lay off 18,000 workers, a federal judge in White Plains, N.Y., approved paying 19 Hostess executives bonuses totaling $1.8 million. Hostess has said it has interest from at least 110 firms who want to buy pieces of the operation.

The decision comes as the company, known for its iconic snack cakes like Ho Hos and Ding Dongs, says it doesn't have enough cash on hand to pay retirement benefits to some former employees.

The bonuses do not include pay for CEO Gregory Rayburn, who was brought on as a restructuring expert earlier this year, according to The Associated Press. Rayburn is being paid $125,000 a month.

Former employees are outraged over the bonuses handed out to high ups.

"Anybody's got a reason to be upset who lost their job if there handing out large amounts of money,"
Paul Carroll told ABC News.

In a statement overnight, Hostess said the bonuses are designed to keep top brass from leaving before winding down what's left of the company "quickly and cost-effectively."


"I was qualified to draw my pension, with no notice I lost about 70 or 75 percent of it I didn't work 34 years to lose it," Carroll said.

Hostess was given interim approval for its wind-down last week, which gave the company the legal protection to immediately fire 15,000 union workers. Hostess said last week it will retain about 3,200 employees "to assist with the initial phase of the wind-down," which is expected to last about a year.

The company began facing troubles a few years ago as pension costs rose and health-conscious consumers stopped buying products.

A contentious battle began with Hostess asking its workers to take a smaller paycheck to keep the
company open for business.

The bakers union went on strike Nov. 9, when the company imposed a contract that would cut workers' wages by 8 percent. The Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union (BCTGM) said the contract would also cut benefits by 27 to 32 percent.

Hostess, which is privately owned by investment firms, has struggled in recent years with two bankruptcy filings. The company said it "has done everything in its power to pursue a reorganization of its business as a going concern, including spending the better part of 18 months negotiating with its key constituents to obtain a consensual agreement."

With Hostess out of business that means the closure of 33 bakeries, 565 distribution centers, approximately 5,500 delivery routes and 570 bakery outlet stores throughout the United States, the company said.

ABC News' Jeanette Torres and Susana Kim contributed to this report.


In what is typical - workers are asked to give up benefits and wages and have been for YEARS, while at the same time the company can pay ONE CEO $125,000.00 A MONTH!  Can give almost 2 million dollars in BONUSES to 19 people in management!

When will people wake up and get some male fortitude and put an end to this?

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

This is being promoted around the net on various blogs and social network sites like Facebook.

Don't fall for it:




Many of the stores that this list claims are "for Christmas", well - you be the judge:

Target supports abortion:

http://dianedew.com/target.htm

CVS Pharmacy promotes and sells the "morning after pill":

http://www.cvs.com/promo/promoLandingTemplate.jsp?promoLandingId=planb

JC Penney is a huge supporter and promoter of the lesbian degenerate Ellen Degeneres, even after threats of boycott:

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/ellen-degeneres-only-choice-jc-penney-ceo-says-221440378.html

Halmark has cards for "gay marriage":

http://www.cbsnews.com/2100-500395_162-4369335.html


These companies are about as "for Christmas" as Satan is!  And I am sure if one took the time to research them all - many more are also evil.

It is impossible to boycott every business that is anti-christian - because almost all of them are!


Just in case you thought that the reason you exist is to know, love and serve God in this life so that you can be happy with Him in the next....



http://www.jpost.com/JewishWorld/JewishNews/Article.aspx?id=191782

Yosef: Gentiles exist only to serve Jews
LAST UPDATED: 10/18/2010 05:13

According to Rabbi, the lives of non-Jews in Israel are safeguarded by divinity, to prevent losses to Jews.

The sole purpose of non-Jews is to serve Jews, according to Rabbi Ovadia Yosef, the head of Shas’s Council of Torah Sages and a senior Sephardi adjudicator.

“Goyim were born only to serve us. Without that, they have no place in the world – only to serve the People of Israel,” he said in his weekly Saturday night sermon on the laws regarding the actions non-Jews are permitted to perform on Shabbat...

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Just a reminder of who is really behind everything in most of the world!





Hostess, maker of Twinkies, seeks permission to pay manager bonuses

 
By Dawn McCarty, David McLaughlin and Phil Milford,

 
Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Hostess Brands Inc., the bankrupt baker of Twinkies and Wonder bread, is seeking permission to pay bonuses to key managers while closing operations that will leave most of its 18,500 workers unemployed as it begins a liquidation that may attract bids from private-equity firms and rivals...
 
 
YET JUST LAST WEEK THEY RECEIVED APPROVAL FOR A WAGE CUT!

 

 

Twinkies bakers say they'd rather lose jobs than take pay cuts

 
KANSAS CITY, Mo./NEW YORK (Reuters) - Enough is enough, say bakery workers at Hostess Brands Inc.
After several years of costly concessions, the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco and Grain Millers Union (BCTGM) authorized a walk-out earlier this month after Hostess received bankruptcy court approval to implement a wage cut that was not included in its contract.
With operations stalled, the company that makes Twinkies and other famous U.S. brands said last week that liquidating its business was the best way to preserve its dwindling cash. It won court approval on Wednesday to start winding down in a process expected to claim 15,000 jobs immediately and over 3,000 more after about four months.
Interviews with more than a dozen workers showed there was little sign of regret from employees who voted for the strike. They said they would rather lose their jobs than put up with lower wages and poorer benefits.
"They're just taking from us," said Kenneth Johnson, 46, of Missouri. He said he earned roughly $35,000 with overtime last year, down from about $45,000 five years ago...


This is what is wrong with the rabid anti-union people they cannot see past their pride and ignorance!  They spew their venomous lies and blame unions for their own poor decisions, while they support their own financial destruction, but are too stupid to even see it.
Germany’s Merkel pledges support to Jewish community, Israel

http://www.timesofisrael.com/germanys-merkel-pledges-support-to-jewish-community-israel/

Obama speaks to Netanyahu, pledges support of Israel

http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2012/09/28/obama-speaks-to-netanyahu-pledges-support-of-israel/70001349/1


New Senate Push to Pledge Unconditional Support for Israeli Preventive War on Iran

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/jamal-abdi/israel-iran_b_1959607.html

Romney pledges support for Israel

http://en-maktoob.news.yahoo.com/romney-pledges-support-israel-180742849.html


Wouldn't it be a shock if the leader of Germany pledged support for the Christian community and Germany? Or if the USA actually put America first instead of Israel?

But we still have people who believe that it is the "Illuminati", the "Freemasons", some strange "Germanic death cult", the "black robes", etc... that rule the world - HELLO!  Don't listen to these fools - the secret societies are led by Jews - Jews control the mass media and Hollywood, Jews control the Banks and nearly all world leaders - and the ones that they can't get their filthy satanic hands on - we go to war with!

Monday, November 26, 2012



If only more of us had the courage of this woman and stood up to our oppressors!



Friday, November 23, 2012

Former Republican National Chairman is starting a pro-gay marriage project.


For all of you who are still ignorant enough to think that the Republicans are conservative and the "lesser of two evils"!



http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/11/21/ken-mehlman-marriage-equality_n_2170864.html?view=print&comm_ref=false



This is why voting is a waste of time!

Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Please pray for Bishop Louis Vezelis.


My brother contacted me last night and informed me that he was called to pray for Bishop Louis and that he was not doing well at all.

Were it not for his courage most of the Sacraments would not be available to us and we would have been sheep without a shepherd. 

He sacrificed everything for Christ and His Church and in my opinion, endured a virtual martyrdom throughout his life.

Sunday, November 18, 2012

I have a friend who is a Lutheran Pastor (someday I will convert him to the true Faith) - but he took this pick in front of his house with the church in the backround - I thought it was a pretty neat pic. I can honestly say the first thing I did was thank God after I shot for Him bringing this buck to me.
This video was made by the kid asleep in the video of hunting camp - he was bowhunting with a friend and on their way home they decided to try what they do in the video below - it is really amazing:

Got a decent one - here are some pics of the deer and hunting camp - ;)







Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The truth about what is going on in Syria:



Monday, November 12, 2012

There are a few researchers out there trying to find the truth - but I suspect even they tweaking the numbers a bit to hide how horrible it really is...


Peer reviewed study shows that children of same sex couples are MUCH more likely to be sexual abused than children raised by their biological parents - here are some highlights of the study:
-Children of lesbian mothers are nearly 12 times as likely to say they were sexually touched by a parent or adult as those raised in intact, biological families.

• 31% of those raised by lesbian mothers and 25 % raised by homosexual fathers were raped, compared to 8% of those raised in intact, biological families.

...
• 90% of children raised in a normative household were heterosexual, whereas 61% raised by a lesbian parent and 71% raised by a homosexual father were not.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0049089X12000610
 
 
This study also shows that one is not born homosexual - if homosexuality was a biological disorder - then the percentage of children who were inflicted with this disorder would be the same, regardless of whether they were raised by their biological parents or same sex "parents"!

I suspect that the reality is that many more children are abused in this situations than is even reported in this study and that the 90% being heterosexual in normative households is part of spreading the 10% propaganda, but still - this article can be used against those who support this evil.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Bank fraud could soon be YOUR fault: New rules demand more care with cards and PINs

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2230818/Bank-fraud-soon-YOUR-fault-New-rules-demand-care-cards-PINs.html#ixzz2Bpr0pfSK

Banks are trying to dump responsibility for credit and debit card fraud on to customers in a move that could cost families tens of millions of pounds.
They are making changes to small print which will allow them to block compensation to fraud victims from January.
Customers could be liable if they use a PIN that can be easily guessed or the bank decides they have been careless and allowed a criminal to see the number at a cash machine...


When will people wake up and realize that Occupy Wall Street was in many ways right? - it is high time to stop voting and start REVOLTING!

Friday, November 09, 2012

Sean Hannity, John Boehner say GOP should tackle immigration reform

http://news.yahoo.com/blogs/ticket/sean-hannity-john-boehner-gop-tackle-immigration-reform-142212570--election.html

Well, that was fast.
 
Just two days after President Barack Obama sailed to re-election over Mitt Romney, boosted by more than 70 percent of the Latino vote, some Republicans are striking a new tone on illegal immigration.
 
Conservative Fox News and radio host Sean Hannity said Thursday that his views on immigration have "evolved." Hannity continued:...


Wonders when the dolts who still think that the GOP is conservative are going to wake up?

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Wednesday, November 07, 2012


Soooo - Scott Walker wins a recall with 53% of the vote in Wisconsin and 5 months later Obama takes Wisconsin with 52% of the vote and the the lesbian pervert Baldwin wins with 51% and this makes perfect sense to the dolts who went out and voted?
So - will the unthinking masses wake up? Does anyone really believe it is possible that in Wisconsin a majority elect Scott Walker, not once, but twice - but at the same time elect Obama and Baldwin? 
 
 Hello? 
 
Think about it - think about the recall - 1 million signatures to recall Walker - yet there are barely that many who vote to recall him? 
 
So the only people that wanted him recalled were the ones who signed petitions? 
 
Really? 
 
And is it a shock when the Republican party puts forth liberals like Romney and Thompson that nobody even gives a rats arse who wins? 
 
The best the republicans had to go up against Obama was McCain and Romney - really? 
 
 
This is a joke and anyone who went out of their way to vote today is a fool for playing the game.
 
The time for voting is over - the time for revolting is now!



Tuesday, November 06, 2012

This is why voting is a complete waste of time - WAKE UP - it is not time to vote - it is high time we REVOLT!







I do not endorse the heretical religious views of those who made this video  - but this particular video is spot on!
Paul Ryan Says Obama Would Compromise ‘Judeo-Christian Western Civilization Values’

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/11/paul-ryan-says-obama-would-compromise-judeo-christian-western-civilization-values/


I thought this was interesting after the excellent sermon on Sunday exposing how evil this idea of "judeo-Christianity" is.


Monday, November 05, 2012

Vaccine bombshell: Baby monkeys develop autism symptoms after obtaining doses of popular vaccines

http://www.vanguardngr.com/2012/11/vaccine-bombshell-baby-monkeys-develop-autism-symptoms-after-obtaining-doses-of-popular-vaccines/

Following a recent study conducted by scientists at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania which revealed that many infant monkeys given standard doses of childhood vaccines as part of the new research,developed autism symptoms, question marks over the ultimate safety of vaccines have come to the fore.

The groundbreaking research findings presented at the International Meeting for Autism Research (IMFAR) in London, England, have revealed that young macaque monkeys given the typical CDC-recommended vaccination schedule from the 1990s, and in appropriate doses for the monkeys’ sizes and ages, tended to develop autism symptoms. Theirunvaccinated counterparts, on the other hand, developed no such symptoms, which points to a strong connection between vaccines and autism spectrum disorders.

This development which deconstructs mainstream myth that vaccines are safe and pose no risk of autism, was brought on by after studies on the type of proper safety research on typical childhood vaccination schedules that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) should have conducted — but never has — for such regimens....

Friday, November 02, 2012

Food for thought:





Why would they have all this entertainment at a death camp?
Unbelievable - try to feed starving children in Gaza and you are ipso facto a terrorist. It is not time to vote it is time to Revolt - we are an occupied nation and ruled by Israel


1500% Jewish Supreme Court: “US belongs to Israel”

http://www.veteranstoday.com/2012/11/01/1500-too-jewish-supreme-court-us-belongs-to-israel/



by Kevin Barrett


But like Congress, the White House, the media, organized crime, and big banking, the Supreme Court is just another Israeli-occupied Bantustan.

Absolute Jewish-Zionist domination of American political life was confirmed last Friday, when the Supreme Court quashed the appeal of the Holy Land Five. The Five now face life imprisonment for trying to feed children starved by the Israeli genocide of Palestine.

None of the imprisoned humanitarian heroes was ever charged with complicity in any act of violence.
Their crime was feeding starving children, no more and no less.

The prosecutors claimed that Hamas, the biggest charitable organization and since 2006 the democratically-elected government of Gaza, was involved in feeding the starving children. Therefore, anybody who tries to feed the starving children of Gaza is a “terrorist.”

But how could anyone feed starving children anywhere without at least the tacit assistance of the government of the place the starving children lived, and the charities on the ground there?

The prosecutors, to prove that “Hamas-linked charities” in Gaza were involved in feeding the children, brought in “anonymous Israeli intelligence sources” to “testify.” Since when was anonymous testimony allowed in US courtrooms?! Much less by agents of a hostile foreign power that has repeatedly attacked the United States – a foreign power whose intelligence service lives and dies by the motto, “By way of deception thou shalt do war.”

A more blatant act of complete subservience to Israel, a more direct statement that the American government no longer exists, could hardly be imagined.

And now the 33% Jewish Supreme Court – that’s a whopping 1,500% over-representation in proportion to the US population – has confirmed that Israel owns the US.

Israel is sending Americans a message: “Don’t f@!* with our genocide!”

I used to think people who are stockpiling weapons for the coming uprising against ZOG, the Zionist Occupation Government, were a tad extreme.

Mea culpa.

Looks like maybe they have a point.


Just remember this the next time some idiot or zio-puppet tries to tell you it is not the Jews, it is the "Illuminati", it is a "Germanic Death Cult", it is the "Free Masons", etc...

Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Be prepared - the "zombie apocalypse" is likely a code word for an uprising by the American people and they are training for it! They know that more and more people are realizing that it is not time to vote it is time to REVOLT!



No prank: On Halloween, US military forces train for zombie apocalypse

The scenario is part of a counterterrorism summit held this week. A zombie invasion would have characteristics similar to other catastrophic events and would be 'a federal incident,' a summit organizer says

 
 
 
 
 
Happy "Reformation Day" - ;)

http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2004/10/22/1098316865171.html?from=storylhs#

Toilet where Luther strained to produce the Reformation

October 23, 2004

 

Martin Luther... suffered from constipation.
Martin Luther... suffered from constipation.  (in other words, Luther was full of crap)
Wittenberg: German archaeologists have discovered the lavatory on which Martin Luther wrote the 95 theses that started the Protestant Reformation. (Luther wrote his 95 theses on the crapper)

Luther frequently alluded to the fact that he suffered from chronic constipation and spent much of his time in contemplation on the lavatory. (he conceived of the Protestants revolt will sitting on the toilet straining to push it out)

Experts say they have been certain for years that the 16th-century religious leader wrote the groundbreaking theses while on das Klo, as the Germans call it. (How appropriate)

But they did not know where the object was, until they discovered the stone construction after recently stumbling across the remains of an annex of his house in Wittenberg, south-west of Berlin, during plans to plant a garden.

"This is a great find," said Stefan Rhein, the director of the Luther Memorial Foundation.

"This is where the birth of the Reformation took place." (pardon my language, but this basically says that the Reformation was born on the shitter!)

He said that until now little attention had been paid to anything "three-dimensional and human" in the writing of the theses. (if you need a three dimensional and human visual - just look in the toilet)

"Luther said himself that he made his reformatory discoveryin cloaca [Latin for "in the sewer"]. We just had no idea where this sewer was. Now it's clear what the reformer meant."  Luther said himself that he made his reformatory discovery in the sewer!
 
What makes the find even more fitting is that at the time faecal language was often used to denigrate the devil, such as "I shit on the devil" or "I break wind on the devil". Professor Rhein said: "It was not a very polite time. And in keeping with this, neither was Luther very polite."

The 450-year-old toilet, which was very advanced for its time, is made out of stone blocks and, unusually, has a 30-square-centimetre seat with a hole. Underneath is a cesspit attached to a primitive drain.

Other interesting parts of the house remains include a vaulted ceiling, late Gothic sandstone door frames and what is left of a floor-heating system, which presumably gave Luther an added bit of comfort during the hours he spent in contemplation.

Luther, who was professor of biblical theology at Wittenberg University, nailed his 95 theses to the church door at Wittenberg, attacking the corrupt trade in indulgences. The act led to his excommunication but he was protected by Frederick II of Saxony and was able to develop and spread his ideas.

Professor Rhein said the foundation would stop at letting the annual 80,000 visitors to Wittenberg, who come in search of the spirit of Luther, from sitting on the toilet. "I would not sit on it. There's a point where you have to draw the line." Protestants are making pilgrimages to the place where Luther crapped - and it is just too holy of a place for them to even consider sitting on it!




Don't ever let anyone tell you that God does not have a sense of humor and the most excellent way of exposing heretics for what they truly are!

Happy "reformation day" to our poor deceived protestant friends!

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Anyone with a functioning brain cell knew that the Occupy Movement was right the moment it began!  The brainwashed unthinking masses were led to believe that Occupy Wall Street was some sort of liberal communist movement, but anyone who used their God-given reason figured out that this movement was spot on from the beginning!



Top Bank of England director admits Occupy movement had a point

Andrew Haldane praises ‘loud and persuasive’ protesters who succeeded because ‘they are right’


http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/top-bank-of-england-director-admits-occupy-movement-had-a-point-8231521.html


This Occupy Wall Street protestor said it all:




Monday, October 29, 2012

This is VERY close to the truth:



Tuesday, October 23, 2012



If you feel you must waste your time voting - and you want to hold true to your Catholic Faith - there is only one candidate that is 100% pro-life and against gay marriage and that is Virgil Goode of the US Constitution Party.  I went to several local meetings of this party a few years ago - and I can say this - the members that I met, including one who was an elected congressman -  are FANATICALLY pro-Israel, which means I won't waste my time voting for anyone in that party.



Friday, October 19, 2012

How can a Catholic true to his/her Faith vote for such people?  These neo-cons are now bragging about their support of abortion and contraception?

We should not vote - we should REVOLT!