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Sapientia et Veritas -“Persons who are presumptive are rigid in their thinking. They believe that their views should be unquestionably accepted by those with whom they interact. More often than not, however, their interpretations of reality are in error. If these errant interpretations remain uncorrected, their problems only deepen. The final words, which are recorded at the end of the parable, put the final touch on what we must do to avoid becoming a victim of the sin of presumption: “For everyone who exalts himself shall be humbled, and he who humbles himself shall be exalted.” This is the standard set by Our Lord. If we meet this expectation, we will never have to defend ourselves claiming that, “I am a good person,” when we know we should have done better. – Dr Paul Lavin, Presumption: The “I Am A Good Person” Sin
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The Demons Have Come For The Kids & Indiana Did NOT Tell them No – I’ve been warning anyone who will listen that the newest frontier in Satan’s war against mankind and life itself is what is rapidly becoming a pandemic of diabolical creation: transgenderism. This zeitgeist will replace the contracepting and killing of the soon to be born because the field is so lucrative for the demonic: children. Children are with us, they have tangible, mobile form, they have names, they have lives and most importantly, they have souls that may have been baptized thus taken from Satan’s book. Make no mistake, folks, this is a war that will pit the fabric of Western life-its precious democracies- and those who govern inside it against parents in a battle for souls. Margot Cleaveland informs us of what the Indiana Legislature just made LAW:
“Senate Bill 65 leaves intact any school anti-bullying measures, and transgender students would be equally protected from harassment from their peers…. The committee also removed the requirement that parents consent before their children receive “instruction” on gender identity. What does that mean? Schools may teach children as young as age five that a boy can become a girl or a girl can become a boy. Teachers may tell students that they must refer to a transgender student as belonging to a false sex and using incorrect pronouns. In other words, it allows exactly what transpired in a California kindergarten in August.” [emphasis mine-MC]
Recall that Indiana is the home state of VP Pence and the state that infamously passed then repealed their own RFPA after the Gaystapo assailed the owners of Mystic Pizza. The bottom line is this: The Church better wrap its head around the gravity of this threat, pronto, or there will be no entity left in liberalism’s paradise, i.e. ‘Muricah, to stop it. This is abortion in the 35th trimester folks. The in utero abortion failed Beazelbub so they’ve moved on to aborting the very nature of the survivor’s natural identity. if that’s not a direct affront to God, please tell me what is. It’s war folks, gird, your, loins.
The Social Media & Priestly Canonization Of
Saint Billy Graham Reminds Us Of The Fall of Christendom – Father Dwight Longenecker was quick to post on Facebook, his canonization of Saint Graham, see it for yourself.
“Therefore, apart from being the most famous evangelist of our age, he was also a model of Christian ministry. As such he is a model for all priests, pastors, popes and bishops. I went on to become first an Anglican minister, and then a Catholic priest, but in that journey I have never turned my back on my good Evangelical upbringing. I have not denied all the good things from that Christian heritage–I have just added to them, and if I take any label at all it is that of an “Evangelical Catholic.” Billy Graham was part of that foundation and he was a true Man of God.”
So then “true men of God” don’t ever have to receive the Sacrament of Reconciliation? Receive the Eucharist? Receive the Sacrament of Marriage? Go to Mass on Holy Days of Obligation? Accept the teaching authority of The Church established by Christ? The authority of the Pope? In exploring this I decided to look up what would constitute a valid “ecumenism” between Protestant men like the Reverend Graham and Father Longenecker. Here is what the teaching says (in summary).
“In this regard, any “ecumenism” that is not false will have as its goal the bringing of all into the Church as formal members, be they Protestant, Jewish, Buddhist, Muslim, Hindu, pagan, or secular. The goal of any true “ecumenism” isn’t “unity” because the Church is already unified; His Body is already unified. The return of heretics, schismatics, and apostates to the bosom of the One, Holy, Catholic and Apostolic Catholic Church is the only goal of true ecumenism.”
It’s a Gas: The DeceptiCONS Lied, There Was NO Evidence Assdad “Gassed His Own People” – You have to hand it to the Deep State’s war-boom puppets, they appear in public as apostles of world peace and saviors of the oppressed while living real lives of sin, deceit and conspiracy against The Faith. Not bad for “political science” majors who wouldn’t know the business end of a Skilsaw or a chisel if you handed them one but boy howdy can they make war! Now comes the revelation that the latest attempt to goad the Syrians into a war and thus the Russians was all a leap of faith. You know, the latest “Assad gassed his own people” accusation. How fitting that the war-machine’s newest BFF, a man nicknamed “Maddog” has spilled the beans: there was NO gas! According to the AP account of Mattis confession.
“We have other reports from the battlefield from people who claim it’s been used,” Mattis told reporters at the Pentagon. “We do not have evidence of it.”
He said he was not rebutting the reports.
“We’re looking for evidence of it, since clearly we are dealing with the Assad regime that has used denial and deceit to hide their outlaw actions,” Mattis said.
Got that, citizen? 5 Years after McCain et al nearly guilt-tripped President Obama into invading Syria, there was/is NO EVIDENCE that the gas attack ever happened and certainly none that Assad was the perp, but go ahead and go to CPAC and listen to the warhawks beat the drum of “regime change” in Syria using the carcasses of your sons and daughters because that is soooooo “conservative”! Sure it is, in fact, it actually is a gas.
DeceptiCONNED:CPAC, Swapping Fraud And Body Fluids Since 2001 – If I told you that our ruling media elites were going to promote the following at a political conference, you would think they were of what affiliation?:
the National Front… advocates for maintaining France’s universal government-run health care system as a form of “national solidarity,” lowering the retirement age to 60, forcing banks to lend money to small- and medium-sized companies, and increasing public worker wages. It calls America’s withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord a “negative signal for the necessary action in favor of the environment” and favors the nationalization of all roads. Its political manifesto is filled with sentences like “For real social justice, educational services [meaning both private and state schools] need to find internships for students.”
You’re probably thinking this is a conference featuring Oprah and Joy Behar with keynote speakers Pocahontas Warren and Hillary, right? No, the speaker is Marine LePon and the event is CPAC, proving the annual gathering of wealthy and privileged “conservatives” is nothing more than a chance for the Echo Chamber Elite to consume the world’s elite food, wine and liquor, swap body fluids and SnapChat addresses and vow to do it all again at the “Voters Family Values Summit”. To reiterate Fr. Rutler from yesterday’s show, the real battlefield of today is the one that re-establishes Christendom, not ‘Murican hegemony but there are no men to lead it:
“In spiritual combat, there is no teatime, and effective strategies cannot be plotted at conferences, synods, workshops, and costly conventions at resort hotels with multiple “break-out” sessions and mellow music.”
Don’t worry, you won’t find Father Rutler at CPAC nor will you find any acknowledgement of the spiritual war going on right now, but hey, Mark Levin’s new show on Fox starts Sunday night!
This Is A Land Of 2nd Amendment Confusion – I am happy to repeat the argument I’ve made for 11 years running: the Constitution’s Second Amendment does NOT guarantee you the “right to keep and bear arms” and the NRA and gun-lobby’s perversion of the Amendment has led us to the crisis of today. I realize that since the 2nd Amendment has become a de facto, universal writ, from here to the ice-world of Hoth and back and so putting the horse back in the barn is almost impossible, but try we must. Now along comes John Daniel Davidson arguing that it is now time, in the wake of Parkland, FL, to “repeal the Second Amendment”. With Davidson’s piece in mind you should now be able to clearly see the folly of the Second Amendment as a universal RTKBA: if you make the 2nd Amendment universal to provide carry then it can be used to deny carry. The equitable path forward is clear: Tell the federal courts to butt out of all lawsuits against state-passed, sensible gun regulations and let responsible governments (and they must be held to account) regulate sale and possession.
The Age Of Prelates In Skinny Jeans – Back in June, Father George Rutler asked the question: where are the valiant Romans when the WORLD needs Rome and her King to save her from perdition once again. 9 months later, I’d say the situation is now chronic if not on life-support. Fr. Rutler nails the problem “churchmen” are possessed of today: they crave Civil power when they have direct, assured access to the greatest power on earth: ecclesiastical. Father Rutler pulls no punches.
“In spiritual combat, there is no teatime, and effective strategies cannot be plotted at conferences, synods, workshops, and costly conventions at resort hotels with multiple “break-out” sessions and mellow music.”
The Age of Media Hacks In Skinny Jeans – “Parkland FL is a tragedy that will not be soon forgotten…” is baloney and the Media Industrial Complex that feigns “sympathy” for the survivors knows it. Note the near pornographic abuse of putting teenagers on camera to “tell their stories” and “hear their suggestions” on what to do about “school violence”, isn’t that what parents and school boards are charged with doing!? So why is CNN, FOX et al, parading teenagers to share their eulogies and trauma? Fox’s Laura Ingraham is being deified for “standing up to LeBron James” over “gun control” comments but it was Ingraham who put a 16 year old on-air the night of the shootings who ended his infomercial for gun control with “you need to call your Congressman and get involved in the solution”.
Did George Washington Convert On His Deathbed? – Let it first be said that I would love to report to you that the “Father of His Country”, George Washington, became a Roman Catholic before he died. Indeed, that would change the biography of ‘Muricah’s first president and give some gravitas to Brother Andre’s call for Reconquest but alas the story is NOT true. Marian Horvat, John Horvat’s sister, has the most complete analysis of this claim I’ve ever read.
“Washington, like his more articulate contemporary and fellow-Freemason Jefferson, summarily rejected what they called “dogmaticism.” Like Jefferson, he was a Deist, a man who follows no particular religion but only acknowledges the existence of an impersonal God, without any articles of faith.”
Listen to my CRUSADE Channel colleague Rick Barrett’s outstanding interview with Ryan Grant on this subject, here.
The Devil Made Him Do It – The phrase “the demons are ascendent, they’ve come for the children and they won’t take no for an answer” is gaining in credibility and unfortunately, in provable instances. Now comes the news that the Parkland FL, mass murderer, Nikolas Cruz, “heard demons” around him but no one believed him. We also learn that the FBI had tips on the kid’s erratic behavior and did nothing about it
The Traditionalists Are Coming! The Traditionalists Are Coming! – We’re starting to see signs of a renaissance of Christian tradition in popular media. Yesterday the Archbishop of New Orleans asked parishioners to join him in battle against pornography! Now Paul Bryan takes to the American Conservative to continue the charge up Rotten Paradigm Hill.
“The future of a meaningful political alternative to the underlying liberalism, materialism, and me-first individualism on the left and right will revolve around traditionalists and pro-family conservative individuals who define their own destinies instead of letting themselves be engineered into destinies manufactured by multinational corporations and boardroom gremlins with diversity outreach strategies.”
This is a refrain you should be familiar with from the Mike Church Show.
The Parrot Press Corps Gets The Mass Murderers They Need – If the broadcast media stopped their “if it leads it bleeds” editorial policy would that stop most mass murders from occurring? Rebekkah Jorgensen thinks so but I remain unconvinced, but she does have a point: Media saturation combined with our obsession with materialism does influence our yewts behavior.
“This naturally raises important ethical questions. Namely, does the news industry mandate coverage of events that devastate small communities? Or can these occurrences be limited to the cities in which they occur, to avoid making the perpetrator an overnight celebrity?”
She’s right and doesn’t every social media addict, yearn for the fake adulation of others that the Parrot Press Corps/Media Industrial Complex delivers?
Our Lady Delivers What We’ve Prayed For: “Conservatives” Asked To Ban Porn! – I have not officially formed the CRUSADER Knights of The Rosary but I have mentioned it dozens of times the last 2 months and have also asked the Real Men who listen to the MCS, regardless of denomination, to join me daily in praying to The Mother of God via The Holy Rosary -Sancta Dei Gentrix – for an end to the legal protections for 4 Mortal Sins: Abortion, Contraception, Sodomy and….Pornography. Now along comes Michael Warren on the pages of The American Conservative Magazine rallying the “conservative” troops to…. BAN PORNOGRAPHY. And get a load of Warren’s reasoning, does it sound familiar?
“Fighting Porn: The Reviving Cause Social Conservatism Needs – It isn’t a last gasp; it’s a new beginning, one that’s rallying a new breed of young traditionalists.”
Thank you Sancta Dei Genetrix for letting us know the prayer request and the CRUSADE has won your favor! Now, can we win these “young traditionalists” over to The CRUSADE Channel and away from the secular schlock Hannity, Webb et al serve up? I think I know who to ask a favor of for that one. ——>
Our Lady Delivers What We’ve Prayed For: “Conservatives” Asked To Ban Porn 2! – Flipping to the pages of the NY Times, on the same subject, Ross Douthat has an editorial from last Sunday under the style of:
LET’S BAN PORN “Trump’s grotesqueries have stirred up a feminist reaction that’s more moralistic and less gamely sex-positive than the Clinton-justifying variety, and there’s no necessary reason why its moralistic gaze can’t extend to our porn addiction. And indeed, I think the part of the #MeToo movement that’s interested in discussing sexual unhappiness and not just sexual harassment clearly wants to talk about pornography, even if it doesn’t quite realize that yet.”
Douthat is the token “conservative” Catholic at the NY Times (David Brooks is also on that list) and is in his mid-thirties. Demographically speaking, this is the most encouraging development I’ve seen since launching the CRUSADE Channel.
The Parkland FL Madman Shows Signs of a Lack of God In His Life – The Daily Mail story on Nicholas Cruz paints a picture of a deeply disturbed young man who was in need of serious help and received nothing but scorn and rejection-the “bullying” culture we hear so much about. I’m not making excuses up for his murderous rampage but we’re not dealing “with a full deck” here and it is now, 18 counts of sad./
John Horvat: The Coming Tomorrow Without God – Recent events support our civilizations descent into a disordered, secular chaos where the only defense and worship of God is done by a militant “remnant”. Don’t laugh, this future is being planned for right now (see AI story below). John Horvat has a telling piece on this very subject today. Reviewing the new book Hono Deus, Horvat sounds frightened.
“What makes Prof. Harari’s history of tomorrow so terrifying is that he is deadly serious about the project. Not only is he serous but he is joined by a secular establishment that has put this vision together. You see how this vision logically fits in with a vast framework of data networks that tend to make this future feel so very present.”
For more evidence of this read Hugh Owens’ magnificent review of Tielhard de Chardin’s work in the same direction. Note that today’s Mike Church Show discussion centered on this and my contention that the new catholic church has already been formed. The “c” is lower case because it isn’t The Holy replacement it is the unholy, secular Greek use of the term katholica meaning “universal” as in New World Order, one world government/religion.
LISTEN TO MY COMPLETE INTERVIEW WITH JOHN HORVAT ON THIS SUBJECT, CLICK HERE!
Dressing With Dignity: Time To Give Katie Perry-Like Immodesty The Heave And The Ho – Colleen Hammond’s book “Dressing With Dignity” (available here) sets the bar for modesty and dress but doesn’t just give fashion advice to girls and women, it give salvation advice:
“Style must never be a proximate [near] occasion of sin… It is often said, almost with passive resignation, that fashions reflect the customs of a people. But it would be more exact and much more useful to say that they express the decision and moral direction that a nation intends to take: either to be ship-wrecked in licentiousness, or maintain itself at the level to which it has been raised by religion and civilization.”
This is a subject near and dear to my heart and a vocation (dressing with dignity) I have pursued with zeal the last 2 years after realizing the damage done to other’s dignity by my lack of sartorial effort.
Doctor, Doctor, Give Me The Screws… – The transgenderMammy™ contagion has spread so deeply into the medical profession that young women are now being mutilated for profit without any oversight and no mental counseling. That is the conclusion of the new book When Harry Became Sally reviewed here by Austin Ruse, and it ain’t for the squeamish.
“One girl started on testosterone gel at 18, switching shortly thereafter to injections. At college her “voice broke,” her hips narrowed, her shoulders broadened. Then she had her otherwise healthy breasts amputated, an operation that was botched and left her with severe scarring. Anderson points out that in all these interactions with the medical profession she never received any counseling on why “she felt so strongly that she wanted to be a man.” She now says, “I have become a female who looks like a man. I will always have a broken voice and will never grow breasts…” And she never received even a moment of counseling.” [Emphasis mine-M.Ç.]
The book’s stories are harrowing from the point of view that bodies and lives are being physically altered with no chance of repair. This is being done, allegedly, to bring about a more fairer world in which those born into the bodies of the sex they believe is not for them. But what is fair about having your breasts cut off while being doped up with drugs that get you banned from any professional sport? This is the work of Beazelbub and the boys and the poor souls who undergo these mutilations are the prizes.
It’s February 2018 And The Immodesty Is About To Go Nuclear Because It WENT Nuclear – Venerable Bishop Sheen called out ‘Muricah back in the 1960’s while speaking to a group of young Catholics on “Youth and Sex”: “8:15 in the morning, the 6th of August, 1945, when we flew a military plane over this city, when we dropped that atomic bomb on it; that bomb on blotted out boundaries. There was no longer a boundary between the military and the civilian, between the helper and the helped, between the wounded and the nurse and the doctor, between the living and the dead. For even the living who escaped the bomb were already half dead. So we broke down boundaries and limits and from that time on the world has said we want no one limiting me. … You want no restraint, no boundaries, no limits. I have to do what I want to do. Now let’s analyze that for a moment, is that happiness?”
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The Tragedy of Post Christian, Philosophia Perennis Devoid Thinking – Read this piece from AmConMag writer Noah Millman to get a closeup view of why Philosophia Perennis is so desperately needed to corral the erroneous thinking Men are sure to engage in when NOT grounded in the eternal quest for True Wisdom i.s. Sapientia. The issue Noah, is not whether “only the Saints” can live by the Magisterial code, it is that by God’s Grace the Saints DID live the Tradition WHILE receiving the Graces needed to do so. You cannot approach Grace as zero sum, mathematics, as in if I do ______ I will receive ______ “Grace credits” but if I do ______I will have deducted ______ Grace Credits. Grace is present in the world and we are given the supply needed at Baptism, the suffering of the Christian Faithful is simply to maintain the state you enter at Baptism, using the Gospels and the Traditional Teaching as MEANS to that END. As Padré Gaetano tells us in Humility of Heart: “And has not a saint abundant reasons, from the thought of his own weakness, to live always in a state of great humility, when he knows that from one hour to another he may lose the grace of God and the kingdom of heaven which he has merited by years of laboriously-acquired virtues? “Unless the Lord build the house, they labour in vain that build it.”