Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Obama: "We Must Make Fundamental Decision RE: Our Values"

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At a fundraising event in a private home in Los Angeles Saturday night, President Obama said, "There is a fundamental decision we have to make as a country in terms of our values---what do we believe, what do we care about."

He also said the Supreme Court decision declaring same-sex "marriage" a "right" is "one of the proudest things we've been able to achieve during the course of my presidency."

Some high profile Republicans are strongly suggesting the GOP---the Party who claims conservative values, set aside "social issues" because they "cause us to lose elections."

A konfused kulture.

And ...

"Planned Parenthood announces it will no longer sell baby parts."

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First, President George Washington warned that America must never become "a nation at war with its foundations."

He said the "smiles of heaven" can never be expected on a nation "that disregards the eternal rules of order and right which heaven itself hath ordained."

In the mind of our Founding President, merely standing for something is not a desired value, and we cannot expect God's blessing simply because we embrace our own version of morality.

In fact this exercise puts a "nation at war with its own foundation."

We are measured by what we stand for, not merely that we stood for "something."

President Obama said Saturday night, America's greatness would be measured by how we treat "the vulnerable and the infirm and our aged."

Obamacare has done more to dismantle America's healthcare system than any other single piece of legislation in American history.

What has been recognized as the world's greatest medical system is now fragmented, and seen by many as being unraveled, socialized and diminished.

Doctors and patients alike are still trying to figure out exactly how it works, with many concluding that it doesn't work---and never will.

While everyone is impacted, most negatively, none more negatively than the "aged."

The notion of Death Panels was not a scare tactic.

The president favors legalized abortion of unborn babies up to the moment of birth and as a state senator in Illinois, opposed legislation that would have defined a born baby who survived an abortion as a "person," "human being," "child" and "individual" under Illinois law.

A president who considers legally redefining marriage, the oldest human institution that has, from the beginning of the human race, been considered to be a union between a man and a woman, one of his "proudest achievements" in the course of his presidency clearly stands as an example of what George Washington warned us about---"A nation at war against its own foundation."

America's future hangs in the balance. President Obama is right in saying, "There is a fundamental decision we have to make as a country in terms of our values."

But merely choosing values on the basis of what a relativistic, "evolving culture" dictates at any given time in history is most often the wrong choice.

This is why Paul wrote, "Be not conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind."

The cultural mores change---eternal values do not.

The president also touched on something Saturday night that Jesus actually taught. He said, "I believe this country works best not when we're thinking about ourselves but when we're thinking about others."

The secular progressive left seeks leadership by blending a bit of biblical truth with relativistic, evolving, ever changing values, while the so-called conservatives advocate hiding the eternal biblical values---the foundation of America, under a political bushel.

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said yesterday on MSNBC that he believes the Republican candidates need to avoid the social issues----aka, biblical values spoken of by George Washington, because it will "cost the party politically."

He said, "I think the party will have to put the focus on the economy and national security. Keep the focus off social issues..."

Can we not focus on both?

Rudy admits, "A lot of the more right wing members of my party disagree with me, but I think that's our soft underbelly."

This, of course, is the same logic followed by presidential candidates Bob Dole, John McCain and Mitt Romney---and Rudy Giuliani in his own unsuccessful presidential campaign.

Why will it now work politically in 2016 when it has miserably failed in the past 3 presidential elections?

Because it is flawed at its core.

Pretending to be something other than who you really are, or claim to be, by identifying as Republican so you can get elected, is as flawed as Obama's notion that true "values" are redefining marriage and family and advancing abortion because it's a choice that is a fundamental right---a value.

Claiming to be a Republican, but denying the platform principles of the Party, has not worked well in past elections---why would it work now?

At least the far left are up front with their anti-biblical values.

Franklin Graham says, "I've lived long enough to learn that neither the Democrats nor the Republicans can turn this country around; no political party or politician is the answer."

"The only hope for this country is almighty God and His Son Jesus Christ," he says.

Millions of us agree.

Franklin has announced on Facebook that he will be traveling to all 50 states next year to hold prayer rallies at each state capital.

The dates for each state are being worked out. We will keep you informed as the schedule develops.

He is challenging Christians to "boldly live out their faith" and to "pray for our nation and our leaders."

He says, "I want to encourage Christians to get out and vote, and to cast their ballots for candidates who uphold biblical principles."

He also is saying, "I strongly urge Christians to run for office public office at every level---local, state, and federal."

George Washington would, I'm sure, define this plan as a path to "the smiles of heaven."

I'm all in. I hope you will be as well.

Be Informed. Be Prayerful. Be Pro-Active.


  1. Suppose people in a government deliberately wanted to topple it. Would they start with so much confusing legislation that no one could really understand things or know how things work? This would not only cause confusion and become a source of fear but would work to hinder the free exercise of whatever it touches, business or whatever.

    Then if you were really intent on destroying a nation, you would naturally, destroy it morally, embracing and condoning the worst of sins, even funding it, and "protecting" it by corrupting the law.

    But that's only if you really wanted to destroy a nation....and you would have to manage it with so much financial irresponsibility also. But you could only go as far as the people, especially those in politics would let you. You would have to "buy" the votes of the majority of the people if you could.

    It's time for something new in government. We need people that see clearly what's going on and let it be their daily song. What could happen if the majority all sang it in unison...daily.

    I remember a storm that blew a constant wind that sustained, and sustained, and sustained. They called it Constitution.

  2. Sometimes I wonder...when should negative be seen as positive, and positive be seen as negative?

  3. Excellent. Thanks.

  4. We need some Highway men, in government to abide
    sWord and pistol by their side...
    With many a word of praise to their maker every day
    Praying as they go..

    With all these school shootings we've been seeing, shouldn't we be seeing the Ten Commandments posted in the public schools? Maybe the one about "Thou shalt not kill." should be highlighted. We really should be more about morality, and where else to go but to the Bible?

  5. If we want values upgraded we need to go to the Bible.

    Jesus said this while upon earth to Nicodemus: (see John 3)

    "And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven."

    John 1:18
    No man hath seen God at any time; the only begotten Son, which is in the bosom
    of the Father, he hath declared him.

    I tend to believe that Jesus the Son of God, (The Holy One from heaven) was in the bosom of the Father even as he walked here upon this earth.

    If I was a student in a public school, or was a parent of a child in a public school, wouldn't I rather be, or have a child be, thinking upon such things than listening to PP?

    We need to have some Bible verses posted in schools, it seems to me. That's how to fundamentally upgrade our values. Not every change is an upgrade. This we, as Americans should have caught on to by now.

  6. To fundamentally change our values, we must focus on Jesus. If he was in heaven as he was on earth, (see John 3:13, then shouldn't he be here upon earth as he is in heaven, in our hearts?)

    Eph 2:6
    And hath raised us up together, and made us sit together in heavenly places in Christ Jesus:

    When I think of children listening to PP or even worse, it doesn't look like a heavenly place to me.

    So where are we? Here or there? I suppose both.

  7. This is exactly why I ran for United States Senate and why I will run again when the Lord tells me to.

    Our traditional Biblical values MUST be restored in this great nation. It is our VALUES that will make us or break us - currently breaking us. Once we have God-fearing leaders again, ones that will listen to wisdom and the people, our nation will rise again and be stronger for it.

    Focusing on fiscal issues will not solve anything. It is our social issues that drive our fiscal issues. When we win with the family and with life and that is solid again, we will win in every other area as well.

  8. Yes, God had it right in the beginning. I believe he wanted a family, so he made a promise of sending his Son Jesus to us, born of the water and the word, by the Holy Spirit which overshadowed a virgin of Israel. Family and life first. The right way to marry, and protect life in it's weakest and smallest form. We need to get this right. It's foundational.

  9. As backwards as America has been going politically, I found myself wondering when it will be decided that something should be voted into law when it gets less than half of the votes.


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