Everyone else will let you down. The sooner you get that in your head, the better your chances.
Everyone else will let you down. The sooner you get that in your head, the better your chances.
Imagine my shock– SHOCK– that the cuck appointed by the younger member of the Bush crime family sided with “the liberals” and struck down a very mild Louisiana restriction on abortion designed to “protect the health of the mother” who elects to murder her innocent child. Even using the word mother for such a destroyer of her maternity turns my stomach.
At least Kavanaugh and Gorsuch dissented. But of course, that’s the game. Let’s see how they vote when their vote would make a difference. Roberts is a traitor and a criminal against humanity. His rank betrayal of the rule of law that began with the Obamacare opinion continues with no end in sight. Sided with the liberals? He is the chief and prime agent of them. He makes David Souter (appointed by the head of the Bush crime family) look like Chuck Norris.
The court has doubled down on defying God evident in Divine and Natural Law.
We are well and truly beeped, humanly speaking. Weather forecast calls for 90% chance of fire from the sky. God help us.
But don’t give up! Be safe out there! We’re all in this together!
Good, it is a good start, and must be followed up upon. The statement of the Archdiocese, via KSDK:
“The history of the statue of St. Louis, the King is one founded in piety and reverence before God, and for non-believers, respect for one’s neighbor. The reforms that St. Louis implemented in French government focused on impartial justice, protecting the rights of his subjects, steep penalties for royal officials abusing power, and a series of initiatives to help the poor.
“King Louis IX’s renowned work in charity helped elevate him to Sainthood. His daily suppers were shared with numerous beggars, whom he invited to the royal table. On many evenings, he would not let them leave before he washed their feet. He personally paid to feed more than 100 poor Parisians every day. His care for the sick was equally moving; St. Louis frequently ministered to lepers. He also created a number of hospitals, including one for the blind and another for ex-prostitutes.
“For Catholics, St. Louis is an example of an imperfect man who strived to live a life modeled after the life of Jesus Christ. For St. Louisans, he is a model for how we should care for our fellow citizen, and a namesake with whom we should be proud to identify. The sword on his statue is not raised for warfare, but rather is held with the blade down—a symbol of peace. In his recent statement on Racism, Justice and Peace, Archbishop Carlson said, in part:
“‘…Scripture tells us to turn our swords into plow shares. Let us turn our guns into metal. May that metal someday be the statue in our community that stands as a reminder that here, in the Greater St. Louis Region, we chose justice so that there would be peace…’
– Most Reverend Robert J. Carlson
Apostolic Administrator for the Archdiocese of St. Louis
“Peace is what St. Louisans hoped for in the new twentieth century when they erected the statue of St. Louis the King—and peace is what St. Louisans still strive toward in this century.
“The Archdiocese of St. Louis is encouraged by the winds of change that are at hand, but believes that this energy of change should be focused on programs and policies that will dismantle racism and create a more equal society for all races and religions. As Catholics, we believe that each person—no matter their race, religion, background or belief—is created in the image and likeness of God. As such, all should be treated with love, respect and dignity. We should not seek to erase history, but recognize and learn from it, while working to create new opportunities for our brothers and sisters.”
Yes, the last paragraph panders, or worse, shows a lack of understanding of the anti-civilizational– and that means anti-Catholic– revolution that confronts us. “Encouraged by the winds of change that are at hand”? I hope that was written by some PR modernist and not a man of the cloth. But still, at last the Archbishop is on record as opposing the desecration of a holy image of our patron saint.
It’s a start. A start. I thank the Archbishop for issuing this. It must be vigorously advanced.
Chronicling the latest, planned narrative in this planned hoax, at Lew Rockwell. As my wife often says, “I’m tired of being lied to 100% of the time.”
With all respect, I ask the incoming and outgoing Archbishops of Saint Louis to make a public statement, and use all resources at their disposal, to denounce efforts to tear down the statue of Saint Louis, and to obtain the assurance of city officials to protect it.
It would change the entire calculus here. It would make a huge difference.
We need you. Your flock needs you.
Pawn your watch, pay your debts, and cross the Rubicon. From Gateway Pundit:
This is a call out to all Catholic and Christian men in the St. Louis, Missouri area to join us in public prayer to save the iconic St. Louis statue in Forest Park.
It’s time the good God-fearing men in this country stand up.
We cannot allow the continued assault on our country, our history and our culture.
Please meet with us on Saturday at noon in Forest Park at the St. Louis Statue on Art Hill.
We will recite a rosary — the prayer used by St. Louis of France.
If you are Catholic, Christian or an ally we urge you to join us.
I crossed the Rubicon on the 14th day of the most dangerous month of the year
At the worst time at the worst place – that’s all I seem to hear
I got up early so I could greet the Goddess of the Dawn
I painted my wagon – I abandoned all hope and I crossed the Rubicon
The Rubicon is the Red River, going gently as she flows
Redder then your ruby lips and the blood that flows from the rose
Three miles north of purgatory – one step from the great beyond
I prayed to the cross and I kissed the girls and I crossed the Rubicon
What are these dark days I see in this world so badly bent
How can I redeem the time – the time so idly spent
How much longer can it last – how long can this go on
I embraced my love put down my head and I crossed the Rubicon
I feel the bones beneath my skin and they’re tremblin’ with rage
I’ll make your wife a widow – you’ll never see old age
Show me one good man in sight that the sun shines down upon
I pawned my watch and I paid my debts and I crossed the Rubicon
Put my heart upon the hill where some happiness I’ll find
If I survive then let me love – let the hour be mine
Take the high road – take the low, take the one you’re on
I poured the cup and I passed it along and I crossed the Rubicon
You defiled the most lovely flower in all of womanhood
Others can be tolerant – others can be good
I’ll cut you up with a crooked knife and I’ll miss you when you’re gone
I stood between heaven and earth and I crossed the Rubicon
You won’t find any happiness here – no happiness or joy
Go back to the gutter and try your luck – find you some nice young pretty boy
Tell me how many men I need and who I can count upon
I strapped my belt and buttoned my coat and I crossed the Rubicon
I feel the Holy Spirit inside and see the light that freedom gives
I believe it’s within the reach of everyman who lives
Keep as far away as possible – it’s darkest ‘fore the dawn
I turned the key and I broke it off and I crossed the Rubicon
Mona Baby, are you still in my mind – I truly believe that you are
Couldn’t be anybody else but you who’s come with me this far
The killing frost is on the ground and the autumn leaves are gone
I lit the torch and I looked to the east and I crossed the Rubicon
— Bob Dylan, Crossing the Rubicon
Stand over there by the cypress tree
Where the Trojan women and children were sold into slavery
Long before the first Crusade
Way back before England or America were made
Step right into the burning hell
Where some of the best-known enemies of mankind dwell
Mr. Freud with his dreams, Mr. Marx with his ax
See the raw hide lash rip the skin from their backs
— Bob Dylan, My Own Version of You
I am very happy to make this very worthy effort visible to the ten or so people who read here. God bless the organizers and participants. Letter in full below:
Dear friends, St. Louisans, Catholics, Brothers and Sisters in Christ:
Over the past few months, I can imagine that you, much like me, have been perplexed and at times overwhelmed by the strange and at times ominous events that have unfolded before us. In the past few weeks, I’m sure you have watched with a sense of unease as mobs of protesters have threatened violence to enact political change, to remove historic monuments, and to change the very fabric of our society.
Sadly, it would seem that these political movements have found themselves at home in our city. Recently, without much public notice, a historic statue of Christopher Columbus was removed from Tower Grove Park. This past week, a veteran political activist who has successfully campaigned to remove confederate statues in our city made headlines when he called for not only the removal of the statue of St. Louis on Art Hill, but also the changing of the city’s name.
In years past, calls like this have seemed absurd. Had it even been last year, I would never have taken it seriously. But I would have never thought that St. Junipero Serra would have been removed from San Francisco either. We must admit that, though it’s after Pentecost, these are not ordinary times, and those things which we may once have dismissed as too extraordinary have suddenly become all too possible.
Wherever you might fall politically, and whatever your opinions of the many other statues that have been removed, there are two things upon which we must be firm and resolute: threats of violence and destruction cannot be accepted as a legitimate political or cultural act, and St. Louis is not like any other statue.
St. Louis is not merely the patron of our city. This statue is not merely a beautiful work of art which represents our culture and our past. This fight isn’t just about our history. It doesn’t exist somewhere else, somewhere far away. This fight is here, it’s now, and it’s about our future. This statue does not only stand for a man, but stands for our devotion to God. As a saintly king, St. Louis does not merely represent the French heritage of this place, but even more he represents the Kingship of Christ on Earth that we pray for with every Our Father. This statue is and ought to remain as a testament to our faith. As St. Louis leads us on, we ought to follow in bringing Christ to our city through our faith, our prayer, and our actions.
With all this in mind, I humbly ask that you join us in a rosary campaign for the preservation of this indispensable statue in its place of honor in Forest Park and for peace and unity in our city. To begin with, we will be organizing a public rosary at the statue. Our first rosary will be at 6:30pm today, June 21, and we plan to pray the rosary together every day at 6:30 until this situation is resolved.
Please, don’t let this call end with you. Share this information with as many people as you think might be even remotely interested. We don’t all have to be there every day, but the more of us who pray together, the more Our Lady will hear our cries. With so much confusion and uncertainty in these times, we cannot think of anything else, nor anything better, than placing our trust in Our Lady, Queen of Peace. But let us also not leave our faith at prayer only. We know that Mary will hear us no matter what, but for our elected officials to hear us, we must be many. Even if you cannot join us in person, join us in action by calling the Mayor’s office and the Forest Park Forever Board of Trustees. Write letters too.
For those interested in working with us to restore the Christopher Columbus statue to Tower Grove Park, please email Andrew Thompson-Briggs at firstname.lastname@example.org and call Tower Grove Park.
When you share this email, please add your name, and remember, opus justitiae pax—“the work of justice shall be peace.” [Is. 32:17]
C. Andrew Thompson-Briggs
Mrs Nicole Merlo
People are getting fed up in all sorts of little ways out there. Will any of it matter? Stay tuned.
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