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Being Colorblind in America

This isn’t about the genetic condition of colorblindness, but rather not acknowledging the importance of ones melanin content of their flesh.  Today, being colorblind is somehow akin to denying the existence of racism in America, which is just a bullshit excuse to keep racialism alive and well in the country.

I was raised colorblind and it was quite effective.  The idea of “black” and “white” didn’t mean jack shit to me.  It made no sense to apply color to a human being.  I hung out with “black” kids, “white” kids and even a half Native American kid without ever a thought coming to my mind about how different they were to me.  In my mind, they weren’t different.  They were kids like me who wanted to have fun and that was it.  It wasn’t until high school did the racialist agenda get packed into my skull.  Race became important to acknowledge and bow down to.  My colorblindness was cast away for awhile as the education  system re-educated me on what race meant to others who weren’t lucky enough to escape the shackles of racialism.

Racialism are the shackles that keep us human beings subservient to the ruling elite.  It keeps us thoroughly divided without ever truly uniting against the common enemy we all have: the oligarchy.  The oligarchy is comprised of the Democrat and Republican parties. Despite their differences on the surface, beneath the exterior of benevolence lies the beating heart of a dark hydra (two heads, same body) that push the racialist agenda onto their constituents.  If power comes from unity then the idea of keeping us divided along racial lines is important to the two party oligarchy that seek to rule over us instead of working for us, which is the way it’s supposed to be.

There are those racialists who keep the lie alive by stating that being colorblind is false and denies racism. Being colorblind does not deny racism especially since we live in a racialist society.  Anyone who denies that racism exists from all sides of our society are delusional.  However, being colorblind and denying the existence of race is the first step in defeating racism.  By keeping race alive it keeps us divided along those lines which in turn keeps racism thriving in the deep, dark depths known white nationalism, black nationalism, hispanic nationalism…etc.  In order to bring down these walls of separation we have to acknowledge the fact that race doesn’t exist and is simply a byproduct of evolution and nothing more.  The melanin content of our skin does not make us any better or any worse than someone with a different melanin skin content.  Once we become educated on the facts will we then finally unite as human beings.

I’m Pro-Second Amendment

I believe it’s every Americans right to arm themselves especially in a world so inclined towards violence.  I believe also that we need to use the laws that we already have on the books to make sure that people are safe from gun violence.

I think it’s sexist to tell a woman to use a whistle in the event that she’s about to be assaulted.  Women especially should be able to conceal carry a gun as an alternative to the whistle method that anti-Second Amendment would want.  Their emotional plea for a gun free society is selfish in that it establishes that since they don’t have gun nor need one that no one else should.  Now, there are those who seem anti-gun, but aren’t.  Those folks simply want gun laws that protect people from gun violence.  In fact, my wife has thought (more so lately with the insanity we’re seeing around the world and in our country) about going through the lengthy process of getting a gun and I can’t blame her.  I absolutely support her in doing so.  When I can’t be with her at all times, I believe it’s imperative that she keep herself safe whatever way possible.  She’s not dumb nor irresponsible so it goes without saying that she would do fine owning a gun.

Those who wish to limit access to guns want to blatantly trample on the Constitution, be my guest because I can guarantee that a majority of Americans are pro-Second Amendment especially witnessing the horrors of the 20th Century when fascist/communist governments disarmed their people in order to have absolute control over the people.  What limits should be placed on gun ownership should be a dialog opened up between those want to limits gun ownership and those who don’t.  It needs to be civil and without condescending remarks.  Without this criteria in place nothing will happen that will appeal to both sides of the aisle.

2016: The Fracturing of the Democratic and Republican Parties

Watching the insanity of Debbie Wasserman-Schultz dealing with the fallout of her comments on Bernie Sanders and the disunity at the RNC last week, what we’re witnessing is (FINALLY) the fracturing of the two parties dominance over American politics.  Since I’ve been politically active I’ve never seen such deep fissures develop within the two major parties.  I celebrate these developing fissures because it finally allows for the seeds of Third Parties to take root and grow through.  So far, it seems that the Libertarian and Green parties may be able to finally develop momentum to progress and start taking seats of power in DC.

With the apparent sabotage of Bernie Sanders campaign by his own party perhaps we can see him break away from the Democratic Party and take up the reigns of another party that is willing to allow him to do his work in the way he wants to. What happened to Bernie Sanders was the act of a party willing to be tyrannical and unfair in its dealings with those whom they don’t agree with.  Bernie Sanders was right from the get go, that the system is rigged and he was the victim of a rigged system within his own party, the Democratic Party.

Ted Cruz, I wonder if he too was the victim of the rigged system within the Republican Party?  It would only make sense for the ascension of that Prince of Clowns Donald Trump.  Ted Cruz has the integrity to not bow down at the feet of Trump like all of the other fools in Jester Trumps court did at the RNC last week.  However, people have called into question the political future of Ted Cruz within the Republican Party.  That should concern Ted Cruz very much and should get the gears turning in his head whether or not he should jump off the sinking Republican ship and find a Third Party lifeboat waiting for him nearby.

As centrist I would rather be having an election between Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders.  Such an election would make it difficult to figure whom I’ll vote for, but I’d rather have that than having the option of Criminal Hillary or Criminal Trump.  The current two choices just make me want to write in George Carlins name rather than have to vote for the Democrat or Republican criminal.

Yes, I relish the deep fissures within both the Democrat and Republican parties because their power over American politics will begin (hopefully) to wane allowing for a Third Party to take up the challenge of leadership in America.  A true democracy doesn’t have you choosing trash over garbage.  A true democracy allows the trash, garbage and fresh to campaign for leadership.  So let both parties fall apart, don’t try to mend them.  They must understand that they can’t hold power forever and that eventually their tyranny can end allowing a Third Party into DC.

Marxist Ignorance

Religion

This morning I read an article on this website called Socialist Appeal about science and how those of any religion tend to be ignorant of science.  It also speculates that once material wealth is abundant for all that religion would disappear entirely.

The coming socialist revolution will establish universal high-quality education, placing the wondrous power of modern technology at the feet of the people and allowing it to be used according a democratic plan in the interests of all. This revolution will be the negation of all traditional faiths and superstitious rituals, as people voluntarily drift away from these, on the basis of material wealth and security, available for the first time to everyone.

That’s a bold statement to make considering that in most cases becoming religious or spiritual isn’t because a lack of security and/or material wealth, but rather the emptiness produced by being solely reliant on such.  This is one classic example of the ignorance shown by Marxists in general, they believe that once people are “happy”, within a materialistic and superficial paradigm, that religion will disappear.  Well, Christians believed this very same thing when they converted our ancestors from paganism to Christianity, that once the light of Christ entered the souls of the pagan that “happiness” would become more common place in society.  However, with the resurgence of paganism, especially in Iceland a country that should be, by all means in the realm of socialism, “happy”, but somethings missing apparently that Iceland is the first nation in over a thousand years to build a pagan temple to the old Norse Gods. Scandinavian socialism is held in such high regard by socialists in the West, so shouldn’t the Marxist hypothesis be true in this respect?  Seems like the hypothesis is null and void because for a nation to be abundant and accepting enough to allow a pagan temple to be built shows that religion will never die out no matter how much the Marxists want their ideology to be held in sacrosanct.

I’m coming from this as someone highly into the sciences and currently attending college for a Biotechnology degree, so to assume because I believe in multiple Gods doesn’t mean I’m an ignorant simpleton.  In fact, the director of the National Health Institute and leader of the Human Genome Project, Francis Collins, is a Christian, though not a Creationist Christian, but a Christian who believes in Yahweh and Jesus Christ.  I seriously doubt this man would’ve been allowed to conduct such an important project if he were simply a feeble minded, Dark Age mystic.  Another example is my father, another Evolutionist Christian, who most likely has a genius IQ with all the things he DIYed and the problem solving skills shown. However, Marxists would figure him to be a superstitious dolt.

Race
Within much of the Leftist spectrum is a tendency to be shameful of the actions of their ancestors, which is called “white guilt”.  I find this trend to be ridiculous and a sign of a weak mind.  Since Lizzy Borden is my distant relative, should I feel shameful for her acts of violence?  Gods no!  Why would I since I wasn’t even born then?  So it must be asked why white Leftists should shame and induce shameful feelings within other white people about actions they themselves had no hand nor control over? No one should have any shame for what their ancestors did, because there is nothing you can do to change the past.  The past is an immovable mountain, however the present and future is quite malleable.  You affect change now instead of wasting your time feeling guilty for the past that you had no hand in.  One of those discussions we need is the discussion that eliminates the idea of melanin based racial labels and viewing all people as what they really are: The Human Race.  However, Marxists still enjoy dividing people up into small, easily controlled parcels of human beings in order to better control their attempt at social engineering.  It’s the same tactic used by the two major parties in power in America today, the Democrats and Republicans.  In order to keep absolute power the people must be absolutely divided.

Conclusion
I used to be a Marxist years ago and I have no regrets.  After all, it helped me formulate my slight socialist with a libertarian edge ideology.  I consider myself patriotic in regards to my country and I support the Constitution.  It’s perhaps one of the most perfect documents outlining our freedoms these days.  I support the 2nd Amendment to the point where I believe open carry should be allowed.  Though I would prefer a battle axe to a gun, but to each their own.  I support states rights and a decentralized form of government, meaning that the Federal Government interferes as little as possible with what states and their population vote and decide for themselves.  I support gay marriage and gay adoption.  I don’t see anything repulsive about this.   I support Universal Healthcare, which I think can still be decided by states to implement or not without the Federal government. I’m neutral on abortion.  I have my reasons, but I’ll keep them to myself. I believe in absolute religious freedom which extends to businesses as well.  If a business wishes to not patronize a certain group of people, that’s their right.  However, they must not whine about the loss of profits due to their decision.  This of course goes beyond Christian businesses, but also other religiously based businesses such as pagan ones who wouldn’t want to patronize Christians or other monotheists. I’m pro-animal rights and pro-environment, obviously.

That’s just a few things where no one can truly pinpoint my ideology, which I think if anyone follows one ideology to the T, then it’s nothing more than ignorance.  I believe both sides of the political spectrum have something to contribute to our political system.  Whether socialism or capitalism wins out for absolute control of a country it’s simply totalitarianism.

Cecil the Lion vs. Zimbabweans

I’ve refrained from entering this fray just to see how things pan out and of course it panned out with the Left shaming the Right as callous animal haters and the Right shaming the Left into being anti-Human folks.  I’m going to delve into a little bit of honesty, brutal honesty in fact and it’s not going to be pretty.

First, lets tackle the Rights lament for the Left not having a heart for the down trodden in Africa (or anyone who tries shaming those who support Cecil into feeling guilty), if you truly, TRULY cared about the plight of the downtrodden in Africa and Zimbabwe, you would be there right now sacrificing your cushy First World lifestyle and comfortable leisure time to help those less fortunate than you.  Fact is, you really don’t give a damn at all about those who are suffering in Africa or elsewhere.  You’re simply trying to make those who support Cecil feel like crap for what they hold dear to their hearts.  I feel that you are worse than those you are trying to shame because it’s simply fake. So for the sake of actual, true humanity, just stop it unless you’re willing to put your money where your mouth is and lead by example instead of strong words.

Second, the issue of Cecil is disturbing and I truly believe that lions should be placed on the endangered species list and that Cecil should serve as the figurehead of this much needed change.  However, this has been ongoing for years now, illegal poaching/trophy hunting, and NOW people are realizing the problem?  This is sickening and should have been addressed years ago, but because of the complacency of our apex species (yes apex because with our ability to innovate and our technology we have spread worldwide which makes us the dominant species) we’ve only begun to raise awareness for a travesty that may be too late.  We’ve also become quite callous to all life including our own.  My fear is that once the Cecil Furor dies down so will our faux compassion for animals.  We have become a sensation driven society that we have collective ADD where one issue trumps another issue until the next issue comes along to knock the previous one off the mantel.  We either need to stick to our guns or just simply be lulled back into our complacency for good.  There’s no sense in jumping from one issue to another without ever fully fixing the problem.  Yeah, it’s great that airlines won’t be shipping trophy heads of animals, but that’s one small solution for a relatively big problem and that’s to a) get endangered species onto the endangered species list and b) prosecute these folks to the fullest extent of the law with NO exceptions.

All life should be considered sacred and the death and plight of a living being should be met with sadness because we’re all related whether you believe a deity created us all or that we emerged from a common ancestor millions of years ago.

Why I Believe What I Believe

At times I become so apathetic towards politics that I simply slip away for months without ever looking at a news website, watching Glenn Beck or even writing in this blog, but recently my girlfriend and I plan on having a child and thus has become my duty to become vigilant when it comes to politics both here in the US and abroad.  As our society becomes more globalization helped along by technology it’s prudent to stay on top of current events such as the Crisis in Iraq and Common Core because the long-term ramifications for our future child will be poignant.

So what exactly do I believe?  It’s better to just list my beliefs:

I believe in gay marriage
How exactly do two people of the same gender marrying affect me?  It seriously doesn’t much like Brittany Spears and other celebrities who abuse the institution of marriage for their own attention whoring.

I believe in the 2nd Amendment
The right for people to own guns should always be upheld because it ensures that the government will always be afraid of it’s citizens because they can and will always be armed to the teeth.  That’s how it should be, the government fearing its citizens rather than citizens being fearful of their government.

I believe in religious rights
Christians today are taking a pounding by secularists maybe for good reason, but bashing an entire religion on the merits of a few really is silly.  Plus, banning things like a cross erected 5 decades ago bought and paid for by ordinary citizens is even more silly.  Leave it alone, it’s a memorial to the dead.  Also, a Christian business should be given the right to put their business at risk by denying patronage to gay couples.  In the end, they’ll revoke their own ban due to low amount of customers patronizing their business.

I believe Common Core is evil
Common Core reduces competition between good and bad schools by leveling the playing field.  It also brings with it strange ways of doing math for example.  The new way of math makes it harder for parents to their duty as parents and help their children scholastically.  It makes schools more dependent on the Federal government as opposed to local communities and the people who fund those schools with their tax money.  Taking examples from totalitarian and failing countries is not a good way to reform our education system.

I believe in Universal Healthcare
Obamacare is the biggest foul up ever to grace our country.  I believe in Universal Healthcare, but I think it needs a more 21st Century revision in order to make it work effectively without putting peoples lives at risk.  It needs to take the Hippocratic Oath to the fullest extent.  It doesn’t need to be the rationed out healthcare that Conservatives are afraid of.  With brilliant minds and innovation we Americans could make it work better than the European brand of Universal Healthcare.

I believe in School Choice
Every parent should be able to choose what type of school their child goes to whether it’s public or private or even home schooling  and have it be affordable as well. The misplaced fear in George W. Bush voucher program was nothing more than Liberals wishing to subjugate parental choice.  This to me is treasonous in that Liberals are forgoing a childs future for their own political gain.

I believe in being environmentally friendly
Lets face it, no one wants dirty air, polluted waters or to have the beautiful scenery that Nature bestows upon us to be blotted out by vast concrete and asphalt strip malls and parking lots.  So, it is our duty as sentient beings to want to take care of the environment and make sure no more animals go extinct because of our existence.

I don’t believe Socialism/Communism is the answer
Now, I’m sure the naysayers will be quick to point out that my support of Universal Healthcare is hypocritical, however I don’t believe so.  I can accept one component of an ideology without supporting the entire ideology itself.  Communism/Socialism just simply does not work when applied to the real world.  It lacks factoring in the fact that it’s usurping rights from people and human nature itself.

I believe Capitalism does need to be reformed for the 21st Century
The current form of capitalism is based off the Industrial Revolution, which has long since withered away to allow the Information/Digital Revolution to flourish, so it’s without any doubt that capitalism needs to be retrofitted for our 21st Century reality.  Factories and other industries are slowly but surely giving way to automation and having capitalism still holding on the ancient remains of the Industrial Revolution does nothing to help people and in fact gives the Communists/Socialists credence in their ideology that capitalism is slowly dying.

I don’t believe in amnesty for illegals
As someone who is the son of a legal immigrant from Latin America, giving amnesty and all these amenities to illegal, law-breaking immigrants is a slap in the face to those who went through the process of citizenship the legal way. If these illegals want citizenship then they need to go about it the way everyone has.

I believe in a secured border
We need to secure our border and even put up an extensive wall along our border in order to secure our nation from illegal immigration and from intrusions from Mexican drug cartels and the Mexican military.

I believe political correctness is wrong
People need to really grow a thick skin and stop being offended by every little thing that comes out. What kind of life is it to find offense at everything around you? You don’t have the right to not be offended. Welcome to reality.

I believe in a non-racist, all inclusive nationalism
I think its important that all legal American citizens regardless of race, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, religion and political ideology to express pride in their country. Since pride in country tends to run contrary of the internationalist beliefs of most Left leaning ideologies the opposing idea is of course nationalism. Nationalism isn’t inherently racist in nature and especially with a diverse country such as America nationalism can not be racist.

I support the 10th Amendment
The idea of giving more power to the states and the people and restricting power given to the Federal government is just common sense. As we can clearly see the power lust that Federal government has is a clear and present danger to American citizens. We need to get back rights for the states to choose what is good for their state and not be bullied by the government to accept things the Federal government wants to impose like Common Core.

There’s more things I can bullet point that I support, but it tends to be a long list so this gives you an idea of why I believe in what I believe and why I have a problem simply sticking to any party line. I’m just some person stuck in the center of politics and find the Left-Right rift to be ridiculous.

SB1062 aka Right to Deny Service Bill: The Pagan Perspective

Since first hearing about this Bill, I’ve teetering back and forth on whether or not I support such an idea.  On the issue I have two hands on the issue that differ vastly.  On the Left hand I am pro-gay marriage for the reason that I look beyond the whole sexual aspect that many on the Right focus too much on, but rather I see the emotional aspect of why gays should be allowed to marry.  Why should two consenting adults who love each other be denied the right?  However, on the Right hand, I am pro-religious liberties and believe that forcing a business that holds tautly to religious views to serve those they feel are sinful in nature isn’t freedom, but fascism.   Does anyone really like to be forced to do something they are against?  Would a Liberal serve an obvious neo-Nazi that walked into their store?  I highly doubt it and I wouldn’t blame them at all.  So, with that in mind why can’t those on the opposing side of this Bill see the moral dilemma inherent?

While I certainly understand the Left and its abhorrence of this Bill, I think if it were implemented we would have seen something unexpected.  Aside from how capitalism works and that eventually this Bill would collapse on its own weight due to lack of customers going to these Right to Deny businesses I think something else would have occurred.  It would have backlashed on Christians in general entirely.  After having a conversation with a fellow pagan they inquired into whether this Bill would also allow pagan businesses to deny Christian customers.  I felt that was an interesting question to think about.  What if it was implemented?  What if pagans who owned businesses decided to Deny Service to Christians?  Would then the Christians see the problem with the Bill they supported?  With the lack of business from people who feel Right of Denial isn’t what decent businesses coupled with businesses owned by pagans and other religious views denying service to Christians would the Bill collapse faster than expected?  This is what made me end up supporting Bill, not because of any supposed opposition to gay marriage, but to witness the collapse of such a Bill and perhaps teach a lesson that only the Gods can teach through some karmic retribution.  Gays should have seen the opportunity this represented deny service to gays, gay business owners can deny service to Christians after all, this is any business owners right.

From experience, thinking things through gives an entirely different perspective that isn’t being uttered by the Mainstream Media.  If gays and their supporters had done the same they would have seen an invaluable opportunity to encourage gay business owners to take advantage of the Bill and deny service to Christians and apply a lesson that needed to be learned against those they figure are against them.  Basically, use the Bill that was supposed be against gays against the Christians.  I guess you can call that fighting fire with fire.  I certainly don’t believe those that supported this Bill could have seen this angle coming at them due to their pride.  However, maybe other states that are considering this Bill need to heed this post and realize you are calling to play a very game that could backfire on you at a moments notice.  While I support religious liberties for even Christians I also support those who use the Bill to their advantage as well.  Being a so-called fence sitter gives me a nice point of view of the political landscape.

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