Christmas Christians Say No To Canadians?

No Canadians For You This Christmas!!!

I received this in an e-mail.  It does put forward the staggering contradictions and cherry picking that goes on in the blind “conservative” Bible following opportunism rampant these days.
I trust they know not what they do.

Subject: Can I own a Canadian?


Why Can’t I Own a Canadian?
October 2002


Dr. Laura Schlessinger is a radio personality who dispenses advice to people who call in to her radio show. Recently, she said that, as an observant Orthodox Jew, homosexuality is an abomination according to Leviticus 18:22 and cannot be condoned under any circumstance. The following is an open letter to Dr. Laura penned by a east coast resident, which was posted on the Internet. It’s funny, as well as informative:


Dear Dr. Laura:
Thank you for doing so much to educate people regarding God’s Law. I have learned a great deal from your show, and try to share that knowledge with as many people as I can. When someone tries to defend the homosexual lifestyle, for example, I simply remind them that Leviticus 18:22 clearly states it to be an abomination. End of debate. I do need some advice from you, however, regarding some of the other specific laws and how to follow them:


When I burn a bull on the altar as a sacrifice, I know it creates a pleasing odor for the Lord – Lev.1:9. The problem is my neighbors. They claim the odor is not pleasing to them. Should I smite them?



-I would like to sell my daughter into slavery, as sanctioned in Exodus 21:7. In this day and age, what do you think would be a fair price for her?


I know that I am allowed no contact with a woman while she is in her period of menstrual uncleanliness – Lev.15:19- 24. The problem is, how do I tell? I have tried asking, but most women take offense.


Lev. 25:44 states that I may indeed possess slaves, both male and female, provided they are purchased from neighboring nations. A friend of mine claims that this applies to Mexicans, but not Canadians. Can you clarify? Why can’t I own Canadians?


I have a neighbor who insists on working on the Sabbath. Exodus 35:2 clearly states he should be put to death. Am I morally obligated to kill him myself?

A friend of mine feels that even though eating shellfish is an abomination – Lev. 11:10, it is a lesser abomination than homosexuality. I don’t agree. Can you settle this?


Lev. 21:20 states that I may not approach the altar of God if I have a defect in my sight. I have to admit that I wear reading glasses. Does my vision have to be 20/20, or is there some wiggle room here?


Most of my male friends get their hair trimmed, including the hair around their temples, even though this is expressly forbidden by Lev. 19:27. How should they die?


I know from Lev. 11:6-8 that touching the skin of a dead pig makes me unclean, but may I still play football if I wear gloves?


My uncle has a farm. He violates Lev. 19:19 by planting two different crops in the same field, as does his wife by wearing garments made of two different kinds of thread (cotton/polyester blend). He also tends to curse and blaspheme a lot. Is it really necessary that we go to all the trouble of getting the whole town together to stone them? – Lev.24:10-16. Couldn’t we just burn them to death at a private family affair like we do with people who sleep with their in-laws? (Lev. 20:14)


I know you have studied these things extensively, so I am confident you can help. Thank you again for reminding us that God’s word is eternal and unchanging.
Your devoted fan,
Jim


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Why Can’t I Own a Canadian?

Why can’t I own Canadians? I have a neighbor who insists on working on the Sabbath. Exodus 35:2 clearly states he should be put to death.

No Canadians for you this Christmas!

Probably all sold out.

More Veterans Now Die From Lack Of Healthcare Than Combat

IMG_3834_2-Something to think about on this Veterans Day.  Those who put their lives on the line for this nations health may show the most contrast of the consequence of needing to decide on your money or your life;  the apparent code of the corporate bottom line health industry narrative.

With so much undiagnosed PTSD, does the public ignore reality?

We have reason to wonder—

Search Results

News results for harvard medical uninsured veterans health care


PhysOrg.com
Uninsured veterans is a crime on Veterans Day‎ – 18 hours ago

Is this what our veterans were fighting for? Harvard Medical School estimates because they lacked health insurance and thus had reduced access to care.

Lack of health insurance leads to death of 2,266 U.S. military veterans in 2008

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America; The “Best Health Care System” Ranks About #37

Following the propaganda parade about not messing with what aint broke?

Here is some perspective

The Pivot Point of Perception; A Point of View

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It has become popular, or a more known awareness, to declare we humans tend to believe in things that confirm our existing bias.  I do not consider this “breakthrough” in awareness anything new for thinking people: Do I question my beliefs or are they safely behind the goal line?  Psychologist, and to some extent religious teachers, deal with this phenomenon of personal perception and assumption from ones history as a way to guide present perception.

I’m bringing this up for a comment I left on someones blog post, where I used my “pivot point of perception” concept regarding our viewpoints, or how we teeter our tauter toward one idea or another.  I’ve used this idea now for many years, in my writings mostly.  I thought; Did I really go and put that idea on a spiritual blog regarding a poem?  I may need to explain a few things for anyone dropping by to see what this blogger is up to.


Politics, and many other platforms for ideologies, are full of these kinds of one side or another concepts.  Unfortunately, this “existentializes” considerations from true objective analysis, to; “We all do it” status. Then I can offer my “equal” opinions kinds of ad-hominen linkages, existing in an assumed theoretical connection dialectic.  Example?; Why won’t Obama show me his real birth certificate?

I’m just saying. But then, exactly why am I motivated, and how do I energize my awareness of “issues” on subjects that allegedly require a proof which I quite likely am already not accepting?  How does manipulation and denial work its magic in human consciousness?

We create these circular reasoning matrices, looping our “inquiries” into self supporting fact and theory bias, perhaps because an assumed known is better than the awesome ambiguity and effort of objective consideration. It is seemingly  easier, and presumed more comforting, to validate what I claim to know; easy ego deference. I would suggest that most of us are aware of how we lead with our imaginary confidence on matters.  Matters that may well be rooted in fragile and perhaps instigated bias toward presumably self supporting notions, if for some reason we wished to know the real truth.

I have long preferred that I base my belief’s on solid evidence, but this does not mean I always do.  When it comes to momentary personal identity, I can side with the negative or the positive, then search out supporting evidence for my momentary direction.  So I have called this choice a catchy phrase; The Pivot Point of Perception.

We may face these persona pivot points of perception, at not a moments notice, suddenly a situation has cast “its” spell over me.  I load up the narrative, going up or down with the interpretation I am now following.  Overall, this phenomenon can be labeled many things like personal growth; transformation; spiritual identity; higher self, and other such descriptions—-when I understand the formula of narration I’ve scummed to. Now the awareness position seems inherently wise, or risen above ignorance and denial.  We can determine we are more in the presence of honest truth, instead of self serving varieties of what are actually opinion; these will disavow honest questioning—-of the self.

When I, or we, take on the negative assumption, it may make us quite passionate, or at times even depressed, but it likely is not truly pursing objective evidence in any solid way, be it over personal feelings or projected out political ones.  This seems to be a major issue we humans juggle with daily.  We may build strategies to “put it away” if this teeter tauter emotional pivot is found uncomfortable, destructive, or requiring a life with too much ambiguity for me to emotionally or spiritually handle. The self medication may then become denial; the prescription given to me in instituted ignorance; politically, and or spiritually/emotionally. Ignorance is instituted when objective questioning is denied access.

But for some of us, for whatever reason, and the universe does operate on reason, no matter how irrational anyone or thing seems; some of us wish to pile up the negative to permanent heights in consciousness.  The question, faced or not becomes; Am I actually respecting reality as it really is, or do I not know if I or someone is not actually only making things up?  Can I confidently question myself while feeling safe in finding problematic zones and addressing them?  In the world; Do I allow others this same self respect; true in me for I extend it honestly to them?

This is why evil is in the hands of ignorance, and not actually true intentions of an honest life, no matter who we are or what we think.

Jesus Would Be Arrested For Feeding The Homeless

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Jesus Would Be Arrested For Feeding The Homeless?

It’s your second coming or did you say you were coming for seconds?


http://jonathanturley.org/2009/03/23/dont-feed-the-local-wildlife-man-arrested-for-feeding-homeless-in-orlando/#more-9255

…as we turn the Statue of Liberty around, facing inward, back toward France.

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Liberalism vs Propaganda’s Definition

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What is that sinister liberalism and its value eroding ethos all about?-

“The essence of the Liberal outlook lies not in what opinions are held, but in how they are held: instead of being held dogmatically, they are held tentatively, and with a consciousness that new evidence may at any moment lead to their abandonment.” -Bertrand Russell

-This means liberalism is inherently powered by critical thinking with an outlook on The Whole of systems, and not some ideologically bound self identified notion.

This observation of Bertrand Russell is what modern conservatism and conservatives cannot seemingly comprehend; viewing liberalism instead, as a weakness of “values”, rather than evidence of the strength of the critically thinking endowed mind; that Life has identifiable reason in Its evidence.

Conservatism; a one way street of perceptual comprehension, signed by ideological abstractions, opens a Pandora’s box of uncheckable hypothesis, and alleged a-prior truths that most all conservatives depend on, as if they knew what they cannot. This is also why they are attracted to crowd behavior, as well as list of buss worded thought-terminating clichés, as if like mindedness and conformity equals reality and evidence of truth. But once science, or our God given ability to analyze our environment and draw relative logical conclusion, is unplugged, well, the world of conversion or manipulation is one’s oyster.

With the implosion of popular conservatism going on after the 2008 election and economic collapse, we see conservatives stuck in front of their own broken mirror, as always, looking for who other than they themselves can be blamed.

Conservative talk radio and TV exemplifies the regurgitation of dogmatic “truths” being robotically/habitually spouted over and over amidst a radically altering environment. Being trapped in their backward facing broken images, they are reinventing the fallen pieces into Frankensteinian fear reflectors. This conglomerated creation seemingly projects outward their own misgivings and seeming inability in establishing a real connected life that recognizes all human beings as real and relevant people.

An incestuous political correctness of the right right, seems their holy grail pursued as their standard hallmark of abstract purity. For instance, in their imaginary, or disingenuous, world view of holding Obama to McCain’s professed “earmark” standard, the Omnibus bill just signed to keep the government open, had earmarks of 28 senators of the 35 who voted against it. Today they were proclaiming purity all over the liberal media waves, decrying Obama’s hypocrisy and lack of integrity.

It has become common place in congress to hear earmarks being bemoaned by some on the meandering right (McCain’s favorite topic it seems), that actually sound like very important local issues, but not to them. Some earmarks are quite defensible, being clearly health and scientific information obtaining programs, and not as assumed, the source of all wasteful big government ills. Yep. 28 of 35 no’s had earmarks on the bill they voted against. Principle? And all this whole earmarks steam blowup, means Obama is protecting Washington as usual, but actually comes to less than 2% of the entire bill.

Smoke and broken mirrors with hints of purifying or putrefying abstractions wafting through conservatism’s always holy intentioned air. It is what shell games ideological distractions thrive on. What smoke and mirrors allows manipulators of the “common folk” to thrive on. I cannot fathom those who believe what they are hearing on the right, yet I must remind myself some think the contrived conservative blather is truth revealed. The liberal MSM is out to get you. Trust us and only us… Critical thinking impairment extraordinaire.

“Success” is another one of these modern conservatism’s claims of ownership, which makes it a natural steerable concept for most anyone wanting to reduce their tax. Tax is being morphed into a liberal duty imposed on subjective success, instead of a duty to accountability and responsibilities to more than oneself. The brain twisting definition of my self in isolation “success”, must be kept abstract and holy. If your (or my) success exploits the environment to ruin, or uses the desperate as fuel to dump when desired, why it is all your pure accomplishment and hard working good deed. Wasn’t accomplishment to be rewarded? Government and the lazy are out to take your stuff! Can’t you see!

Detachment, abstraction, obfuscation, diversion of consciousness, crippling of critical thinking ability; all these are must be’s for conservatism to thrive. It is about lazy faith and angry sure opposition. The exact kind that had Reagan and Bush vastly grow the government while claiming to protect you from it,…and how they open up the nations Commons to plunder.

Conservatism is separation/alienation and fall guy dependent; scapegoat enabled, with projection imperative for any negative self accountability. Freedom, liberty, in concert with responsibility/accountability, these are its secret Nemesis. Conservatism will eventually defeat democracy if minds are allowed to ferment into inebriated stupor over illusions of ideological simplicity and absoluteness.  Yet insecurity can convince one of most anything, without objective attempts at truth evaluation, conservative paranoia’s could one day, if allowed the power they seek to keep, bring down democratic civilization.

Yes, conservatism hates our accountable/responsible freedoms. It proposes detached abstract impressions of freedom that can enable society to atrophy to a warlord state, more likely a corporate warlord/servant state. And all while folks are sure it is the path to averting such a fate by opposing liberalism… Follow that turnip truck of ideological certainty closely.

If your God or your philosophy finds rational peer objectivity a threat, likely what you worship is not real, being it, through you, is afraid of questions as to the fact of its existence.

Obama: Time to rein in earmarks – David Rogers – POLITICO.com

“I am signing an imperfect omnibus bill because it is necessary for the ongoing functions …. Here is what the Omnibus Bill will cost the American family:

liberalism: Definition from Answers.com

liberalism n. The state or quality of being liberal. A political theory founded on the natural goodness of humans and the autonomy of the individual.

Orographic Lift on Santa Rita Mts. and Metric Madness

–This orographic lift on Santa Rita Mts. went on to anchor several hours of showers in the area. That is a real mission from way back when in foreground.

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-I’ve lived in these parts of Arizona for well over 20 years, and we’ve always had metric (mileage) around here, so I don’t know what the rest of you all are waiting for. (I-19 at least) But unlike here; when you all go European on us, make the speed signs metric as well, so foreigners will think we are actually logical and stuff.

Once the speed and distance signs match mathematically, the newcomers will not be going so slow, causing the Americans to bottle up behind them and do risky passing maneuvers on the right. But who is counting?…

Maybe John McCain could earmark an update on this?  He’s used to risky passing maneuvers on the political right.

There is hope…

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Keep on trucken’