Mandeville, LA – Mike Church‘s daily Pile of Prep, bringing you the latest from the “spending bill” that allows Boehner, Pelosi and Obama to keep writing hot checks and “keep the government open”. Read along with Mike’s historical viewpoint to help make sense of it all plus other [r]epublican stories used to perform the Mike Church Show on Sirius/XM Patriot channel 125. “the modern State is a construction entirely based on the contract. It has extended into the non-political area of “private life.” Therefore, the State is historically a complex of services and provisions, a gigantic entity of contractual relationships. In fact, in spite of its ideological self-representation, the democratic State is an illustration of violence and monopoly unparalleled in human history. It exists because it is the only institution authorized to use force in a given territory.” – Nomocracy In Politics – Democracy War and The Myth of the Neutral State
There are now so many Republicans in the House of Representin’ that they can spend $1.1 TRILLION without ANY Democrat votes and without ANY of the handful of [r]epublicans. This SHOULD mean that whatever is in that gargantuan $1.1 TRILLION Omnibus is “conservative” spending, and you thought Boehner wasn’t a great “leader”
Here is a brief breakdown of just WHAT was in the “spending bill” passed late last night that keeps the Leviathan writing hot checks
Just when you think the CIA torture festival couldn’t get any worse, if you burrow into the 6,000 pg Senate report you’ll find that the CIA actually got KSM and others to DENY Allah as a condition of stopping “interrogation”.
The end of the torture wars coincided with the start of the drone wars, what will replace the drone wars? The Facebook Caliphate?
Where is the “authorization” to continue the “War against ISIS”? Shouldn’t Congress be concerned about its progress? Is there a “victory” milepost? Does anyone know?
MISH: Why don’t the people of IL have the right to record the police they pay to “serve and protect” them in the execution of their duties? The IL SupremeCourt and now the legislature says so
Thurday’s guest Dr Taylor Marshall offers all Mike Church Show listeners his eBook “God’s Birthday” FREE by clicking here AND you can get Dr. Marshall’s latest print book “The Sword and The Serpent” here, a “parallel the Roman Empire’s obsession with its “culture of death” as a way of exploring how Western cultures have abandoned their Judeo-Christian roots and have returned to a culture of death and persecution. It applies to how our President and world leaders have turned a blind eye to persecution of Christians in the Middle East.”
Can’t blame this one on Vatican II or Pope Francis. The University of St Thomas in Minnesota (again!) places ads on school website promoting internships with Planned Parenthood and NARAL
The Muslim “terrorists” Mike Rogers and Lindsay Graham say are now “energized” to “attack America” as a result of the release of the Senate report of CIA torture, ALREADY HAD reasons enough to “attack America”, the report is just another chocolate chip in a giant toll-house cookie made of MIC paid for C4
Read Mike Church’s take on the CIA’s torture scandal “Our Lady of Guadalupe Ended Aztec Torture-The CIA & “Conservatives” Brought It Back”
The legal “loopholes” that will prevent anyone, anywhere from ever being prosecuted for carrying out the CIA torture program suggest to me that whoever in Congress authorized and helped fund this also helped craft the loopholes that made it possible. THAT is a scandal of unprecedented proportions.
MISH: An officer in the Army hails Mish’s stance against the U.S. torturing “detainees”, there IS hope,, Virgina (although there is no santa Claus)
NOT a shockuh: Dick Cheney calls the Senate report on CIA “enhanced interrogation techniques” a lot of “garbage” which parallels his reaction when told the public had become unsupportive of the Iraq War in 2006. “So.” This man needs prayer for his conversion folks (don’t we all?)
This society doesn’t seem capable of generating religious and civic leaders that can offer a path out of our moral destitution, nor does anyone seem to actually MISS that
MBD: We may never know whether “Jackie” was raped at UVA and by whom but we can know that “rape culture” is alive and festering in the U.S. prison system
TIC: Some entities do not receive “R.I.P.” reverence when they meet their demise, the magazine “New Republic” is one of them as the dream of the new American Socialists runs out of new rights to invent, new ways to redistribute wealth and not enough people who have the energy to do anything about either—good riddance
Today I logged out of my Twitter feed for the day at 05:22 a.m., judging that my broadcast, as prepped, would be far better executed if I DIDN’T know what was being tweeted about my arguments faults, misplaced commas, pronunciation errors etc. This was spurred by the first 20 or so messages being unflattering and even incendiary. I found my thought process and argument much more focused without the 130 character “laptop quarterback” chorus (apologies to well-liked and well-known friends, this is not directed at you). This process may become permanent.
DeceptiCONNED I: At least 24 of the 119 detainees in the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation program” were not even terrorists and were wrongfully detained and at least 1 was killed, as Daniel Larison points out. “These are the inevitable abuses that will come from employing evil means in the name of national security. We can at least hope that policymakers will reject these inexcusable methods in the future. Regrettably, many hard-liners in the U.S. seem wedded to defending the torture regime for reasons of partisan loyalty or ideology”
W. James Antle III has the courage to print what must be printed: “Conservatives” CANNOT ignore CIA abuse because it too is Big Government just like ObamaCare, the two DOE’s the IRS and the rest of the Leviathan
The Daily Beast (a leftie screed) details the ugliest moments of the CIA torture program. The creators of the sick, sado/masochist film serial “HellRaiser” would have found great delight in the videotapes the CIA’s henchmen destroyed.
See a graphic representation of the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation…black sites” from The Intercept
DeceptiCONNED II: War-hawk GOP’ers circle the torture caucus wagons to keep the slightly subdued, never-ending war drum beating in the hopes that future “detainees” can get their dose of American Exceptionalism
DeceptiCONNED III: Torture promoters seem to be saying that if we just ignore that the CIA torture event ever happened then the world will THINK it didn’t happen too, and then we can, like,… The denial of this tragedy is needed to continue the warfare state in all its tortured and expensive vainglory
FLASHBACK: Some people noted back in 2010 what should be done with those who condoned and promoted the torture we are talking about today, those include a Jesuit Priest who REALLY lays it on the line: “…torture in the same clause as abortion and genocide as assaults on human life and dignity. They are all intrinsically evil.”
The social engineers in the WAR DEPT. have really outdone themselves this time, succeeding in cramming young, fertile women into the tiny environment known as a submarine, with over 70 young men competing for their affections and the shot to try and snag some illicit video. YES, the men are sinful but the imbeciles who dreamed this up, by definition, cannot have Saints manning those dive paddles and sonar scopes
DeceptiCONNED I: The “Torture Report” summary will be released today, it is a 480 pg rundown of the 6,000 page report. If GOP war mongers are correct that “[f]irst of all, the CIA workforce will feel as if it has been tried and convicted in absentia since the Senate Democrats and their staff didn’t talk to anyone actively involved in the program. Second, this will be used by our enemies to motivate people to attack Americans and American facilities overseas.” – Whoa!? If the report contains war-crime like activities that can start new wars 1. Why is the CIA still in business and 2. How do we know that starting new hostilities isn’t the POINT of the release?
Not to be outdone, the government directives that kept 7-8,000 permanent residents at Giotmo without ever having been charged has now released a whopping SIX of them
“Survey Says!” – 20 cities MOST likely to have mayors that will meet with their mayor pals, bend over, grab their ankles and beg Dear Leader to enforce his executive Order legalizing millions of alien friends
Michael Scheuer “So get yourselves armed and pray that you do not have to shoot at both the illegals attacking you and the body-armored gunmen that the national government probably will send to protect the illegals who are intent on doing you harm.”
The GOP is letting Obama “devastate” the “rule of law” with his latest immigration reform via executive order as if he hadn’t already done that nd taken home the souvenir fridge magnet
TN Rep. Andy Holt wants President Obama to know that he has read the Constitution and understands that his oath REQUIRES him to defend the separation of powers and the power over alien friends belongs to the people of the States in their [r]epublican forms.
Imaginative Conservative – Fr. Dwight Longenecker explains the story of St Nicholas
MISPLACED OUTRAGE: If folks are so outraged and rioting in the streets over the deaths of black people, why aren’t they rioting over the deaths of 35,188 black children who were aborted in NYC last year?
You have to read some things to believe them and this is one of those instances Basically, even after it is revealed that the UVA rape story is a total hoax, this writer wants us to know that the FACTS don’t matter because rapes happen all the time. Perhaps some student journalist, if there is such a creature, could write about the “hook-up culture” that is the wellspring of the derange, casual attitude toward pre-marital sex and committing mortal sin?
Rod Dreher comments on the UVA rape story wondering when “facts” will matter to journalists again ESPECIALLY young journalists
Read Mike Church’s essay – God and Man at Richmond-Challenging the status quo of “separation of Church and State”
Maybe the Feds wouldn’t have to worry about violence and death abroad as a result of a CIA torture report if the CIA weren’t told by Congress to torture in the first place? Maybe?
Do the elderly no longer mingle with the young? Is this what is causing the “wisdom gap”? I say it is more probable that the Millennials have boxed themselves into an online existence and thus cannot HEAR or SEE what everyone who isn’t plugged into their “social media” is doing
It’s Festivus and Ramadan and Kwaaza time again! That’s right, schools in the UK choose Elvis over Jesus in “holiday plays” as Our Lord’s birth become less and less important to Christmas coming every year
The Minnesota High School Athletics League is set to pass rules that totally REMOVE the distinctions between genders in every instance of High School athletics including locker rooms. What is gained by robbing children of the natural ability to distinguish between the genders? Enough confusion to attempt to artificially increase the amount of homosexuals, that’s what. Parents are trying (yes there are some concerned parents in Minnesota) to stop this insanity.
FINALLY someone gets it: It is necessary to renounce the Ferguson protestors BUT that denouncement without mercy, miserere from Latin, that denouncement is an act of Pride without mercy
Patrick J Buchanan: What is wrong with our police forces? Probably the insulated ninnies that write about the police forces, and the morally dubious protest mobs that’s what’s wrong
GIVE PEACE A CHANCE, PT 74,639 – Claes Ryn swings for the parking lot at Perpetual War Stadium and with his LindsayGrahamville Sliugger, knocks the war-party and their arrogant, culture of death, masquerading as life defending “good-guy” sycophants, out-of-the-park
Michael Brendan Dougherty is NOT buying the NY Times malarkey “divorce rates are in decline, progressive liberalism and the sex revolution have figured out to repair the breach they created. In MBD’s succinct response to this ridiculous claim we find the Truth: “Nope.”
Imaginative Conservative: “The Pill” gets the treatment it is due from Bruce Frohnen as the marriage and family killer it is
Read the following story and note three things on it’s graphs: 1. The “industries” where there is little decline in income for “millennials” are government subsidized and government run and 2. The biggest decline is in the group that has the least necessity: retail and leisure and 3. WHERE is Mike Rowe and the graph number for MANUFACTURING?
Remember the Christmas War and the Christmas Truce? WWI was the end result of “Liberty-The God That Failed” and its bloody “Holy War” was just the start of the bloodiest century in mankind’s historyI am elated to learn that Mark Levin, Rush Limbaugh and 2 “constitutional law professors” I’ve never heard of are “the leaders promoting a Constitutional Convention”
See Mike Church & Kevin Gutzman lead a symposium on Article V Amendment Convention of the Constitution, in 2010
The FBI is using the Judiciary Act of 1789 as an excuse to demand that Apple and Google et al surrender their encryption codes so the Feds can monitor ANYONE’S communication whenever they feel like it.
That is funny, considering that the Judiciary Act spurred the drafting of the 11th Amednment because it was a heresy to theConstitution. What’s even funnier is that in the nullification debate over Alien and Sedition, James Madison & John Taylor PROVED that there was NO police power accorded to the Federal Government to enforce the clauses of the Act that required arrest
I spend a lot of time talking about my daughters and the practice of MODESTY and CHASTITY among other virtues we all hope our children take serious and live by. The comments made online by a Republican congressional staffer about the First Daughters, Sasha and Melia Obama have the right spirit, were they directed at them with Love and a sincere desire to improve the Obama girl’s chances of passing through that Narrow Gate Christ told us of, then what would be the reason to condemn the staffer? Thus the separation of Our religious lives from our political lives claims another victim
TIC: Is history only relevant to this age if it comports with OUR understanding of things or is The Truth, as it occurred in any generation, to be valued as True in EVERY generation? Fr. Dwight Longenecker explains that it is the latter that makes True History and its study possible
No offense to Eminem (he is cited as a cause for the Court’s review) but since when does the SCOTUS get to decide what is “offensive” in Social Media? Where do we find THAT power in the Constitution?
Now that Christendom has perished it must be buried as Christ was buried but that doesn’t mean that A future Christendom is not possible and that we should live everyday as though it is indeed happening among the Church militant
Kevin Gutzman: Do we have a Caesar or a President in our “federal system” and WHY are “conservatives” always so shocked when the former appears?
Men, the only weapon we have to combat the radical, demonic forces that have sexualized our entire culture, turned women into men and made a mockery of men as “king of the castle” is to reform the Holy League that handed the Muslim hordes of Ali Pasha the most thorough and stunning defeat of Muslim history at the Battle of Lepanto. This Holy League will be comprised of Catholic men ready to go into battle against the cultural demons of our time, not worrying over what members of Gal Queda think our efforts
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Automation is making Men dumb but this WSJ writer says there IS a solution
If y0u’re not into the whole automation career, hanging out by an office water cooler playing air guitar and updating Facebook, the Feds want you to try your hand at farming (YES< there’s a program for THAT now too)
Professor Claes Ryn deconstructs the modern development of American Idealism that is responsible for killing the intent of the Framers of the Constitution. As I have told you hundreds of times, and Ryn reaches the same conclusion, The Constitution is DEAD. “The old American idea of limited, decentralized government was conceived by people who believed that placing restrictions on self and on government and encouraging strong communities was essential to human well-being.”
TN lawmakers sue Obama over his “executive order” to provide amnesty to millions of illegals, this could be the start of a trend and brings about that Constitutional crisis I’ve been warning about
The legal and moral problems Obama will confront carrying out his Executive Order and one of them is the ill-considered effect that many of the illegal aliens Obama purports to rescue actually came here to ESCAPE tinhorn dictatorsLooking for AUTHENTIC, Trappisy Monk Beers (all their proceeds go to charity-REAL charity), here is a list of the top ten Trappist Ales…enjoy!
Obama’s power grab is so brazen that even the Washington Post has been taken aback and expresses its surprise at the move in a lengthy piece that contains the ominous warning that should have been sounded back in 1789, 1861, 1915, 1933-45, 1971, 1977, 1991, 1993-today. Obama is descending into “murky, unchartered territory”
Flashback, 1787, Federal Convention delegate & [r]epublican Luther Martin spills his guts to the MD House of Delegates after they get their first glimpse of the Constitution. “But when [Mason & Gerry] viewed it charged with such powers as would destroy all state governments, their own as well as the rest, — when they saw a President so constituted as to differ from a monarch scarcely but in name, and having it in his power to become such in reality when he pleased, — they, being republicans and federalists, as far as an attachment to their own states would permit them, warmly and zealously opposed those parts of the system.”
The REAL issue with “GruberGate” is the crony capitalism, which amounts to theft, that it initiated. As previously stated on the show, we all KNOW the U.S. Government and its clients the state governments are prone to decieve. A good example of this tag-tem of lies is when a state “accepts” Medicaid “grant money” it knows it cannot raise by taxes, tthat the Feds haven’t raised it by taxes and that the people the “benefits” are applied to and their heirs will perpetually repay WITH interest. The same pols cannot charge a new care on your VISA card and send you the bill but that is precisely what they do with Medicaid/ObamaCare etcetera
The so-called “news media” in the U.S., is no more a news operation than Spike TV is, they are “infotainment” and their BIG Money BIG War profiteers like war, so the “networks” like war as you can see in this piece
All issues aside, why in Our Lord’s name would Pope Francis invite Patty Smith to perform at a Vatican “Christmas Concert”? Why not just send the Pope Sled to Ireland and pick up Sinead O’Connor on the way?
But Taylor is asking for this condemnation that his world of science trumping faith and that science trumping any faith based sense of humility and modesty. We can conclude from this laughable footnote in our civilizational slide into perdition that the science Taylor thinks is omnipotent is insignificant if it offends the Church of Modernity
The revolutionaries who ran the recent Synod have attempted to change doctrine by chaanging perception, this required deception in what was transmitted to the masses via media. We now know that the Synod actually firmed up the Church’s teaching (and thus re-affirmed Christ’s teaching) on marriage and divorcees as this headline shows: No communion for remarried divorcess who live as though they are married. PERIOD
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Q: Was the 14th Amendment ever ratified? A: No, and Forrest MacDonald has the proof.
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Today’s Latin Phrase of the Day: “Deus in adjutorium meum intende, Domine ad adjuvandum me festina“. Incline unto my aid O God, O Lord make haste to help me.