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Kathy Kersten’s article is a blistering attack against the Democrats’ newest religion, the religion of wokeness. According to Kersten, “The movement to eradicate ‘white privilege’ manifests in demands to defund police and in the toppling of statues, not only of Confederate generals, but of figures such as Theodore Roosevelt, Ulysses S. Grant, even George Washington.”

Kersten continues, saying “What is unfolding before our eyes is a new secular religion. For all its claims of ‘inclusivity,’ this new faith is deeply intolerant. It has roots in the American past that would likely surprise its adherents: the Puritan era of our nation’s earliest religious zealots. Progressives are now engaged in doing theology without God.”

This especially bothers me:

One of Puritan theology’s core tenets is “innate depravity”, the doctrine that humans are inherently wicked as a result of original sin. The woke faith preaches an updated version: America’s original sin is white supremacy.

As a Christian, I’m convinced that, apart from God’s grace, I’m capable of doing unthinkable things. In the ‘Noah Chapter‘ of Genesis, it is written in verses 5-6 that “Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually. And the Lord was sorry that He had made man on the earth, and He was grieved in His heart.”

Every man, regardless of race, is capable of disgusting evil. When the Apostle Paul wrote his letter to the church in Rome, he wrote in Chapter 3 that “all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God.” In both instances, God told us that everyone a) has sinned and b) is capable of incredible evil. Because everyone of every race, creed, color or ethnicity is included, the proper belief is that no race is exempt of committing incredible evil. That’s a little unsettling but it’s God’s truth.

Therefore, if we believe that the Bible is accurate, which I believe is the case, then the truth is that all races are capable of incredible sin. The thing about systemic racism, therefore, is that each race is totally capable of racism.

Parallels abound. One of Puritan theology’s core tenets is “innate depravity”, the doctrine that humans are inherently wicked as a result of original sin. The woke faith preaches an updated version: America’s original sin is white supremacy.

It isn’t that “America’s original sin is white supremacy.” It’s that every nation’s original sin is ignoring the Bible’s teachings. Each of us is born with a God-sized hole in our soul. If we don’t fill that hole with God, the hole remains, no matter how much stuff we throw into that hole.

It’s time to reject this newest ‘religion’ on the grounds that it’s more like a cult than a legitimate religion.

Antifa is perfectly willing to threaten or intimidate virtually anyone, including Chad Wolf, the acting secretary of Homeland Security. This article tells the story of ‘protesters’ showing up at Secretary Wolf’s home:

Protesters marched to Homeland Security Acting Secretary Chad Wolf’s home in Alexandria, Virginia, on Sunday to demand an end to the deployment of federal officers in response to unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Demonstrators began to gather at an intersection near Wolf’s home in Alexandria on Sunday morning at around 10:15 a.m.

That’s roughly the time Secretary Wolf started his interview with Maria Bartiromo. Anyone thinking that that’s a coincidence is kidding themselves.

Marching under the “Shut Down D.C.” banner, they then made their way to the DHS chief’s home where activists were pictured gathering outside with signs that read “Resist Trump’s Troops” and “No more teargas, no more tearing families apart.”

“We know there are no career consequences for these men and women. We know there are no financial consequences for these men and women. We know there are no legal consequences for these men and women. We must make social consequences for these men and women,” one protester could be heard saying in video posted to Twitter by journalist Julio Rosas.

There aren’t any consequences for protecting law-abiding citizens. That’s what DHS officers have done thus far. PS- There shouldn’t be consequences for protecting law-abiding citizens. There should only be consequences for law-breaking citizens.

In recent days, Wolf has faced growing scrutiny over his role in overseeing the deployment of federal law enforcement to Portland, where officers have clashed with demonstrators for weeks.

It isn’t enough to highlight the fact that Portland doesn’t have a protest problem. Portland has a rioting problem even though CNN’s Brian Stelter insists that it’s a “gross exaggeration. It just is.”

Oh really, Mr. Stelter?

An official with the Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Protective Service said several officers sustained serious eye injuries after protesters pointed lasers in their eyes. According to FOX 13, Deputy Director of Operations Richard Cline said officers were putting out fires set by protesters when they were accosted with lasers.

“When officers responded to put out these fires, glass bottles were thrown and lasers, which can cause permanent blindness, were shined in their eyes,” Cline told FOX 13. “We have three officers who currently have eye injuries and they may not recover sight in those eyes from those laser attacks.” The FPS has since purchased anti-laser glasses officers are now wearing, according to FOX 13.

DHS’s FPS division showed up to put out fires. Those fires have been confirmed by videos from the ground. If Humpty Dumpty wants to dispute the authenticity of the video, have at it.

Further, the fires confirm that the violence is real. There’s a portion of the night that’s used by protesters. Unfortunately for the Democrats’ storyline, those protesters support what the rioters are doing. The faux protesters are used to tie up officers while the rioters sneak in supplies for the riot during the dark of night.

While Democrat leftists caterwaul about “Gestapo activities” in Portland, these Democrat leftists ignore the fact that businesses are permanently closing their doors. Apparently, Democrats don’t care about the guys who run places like Old Town Pizza & Brewing. Old Town Pizza & Brewing recently finished the day “with just $18.75 in sales.”

It’s just another sad story in a series of sad stories radiating out from Democrat-run cities. Adam Milne, the owner of Old Town Pizza & Brewing, recently said “I think all restaurants are really hurting and struggling, but I’m not sure if the city and state officials realize that to be a restaurant and to be in downtown Portland right now is a double blow. Not only are we suffering from the pandemic, but we have an area of the state that everyone is avoiding eating and drinking.”

Thanks to Antifa’s and BLM’s nightly riots, only an idiot would venture into downtown Portland. Meanwhile, Democrat House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn said this on CNN:


Rep. Clyburn should be thrown out of the House for uttering that type of BS. Instead of challenging him on making such an incendiary statement, CNN just let it go. This isn’t some back-bench bomb-thrower. This is the third-ranking Democrat in the House. Further, he’s the guy that helped Joe Biden win the Democrats’ presidential nomination. Without Clyburn’s nomination right before the South Carolina Primary, Bernie would be the Democrats’ nominee.

Speaking of Mr. Biden, here’s what he said in an ad about uniting the country:

First, Biden hasn’t criticized Portland’s violence with the exception of him criticizing federal law enforcement:

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that the Trump administration was deploying Department of Homeland Security officers in Portland without clearly defined goals, even as department officials defended their efforts to eliminate violent protests. “We have a president who is determined to sow chaos and division,” said Biden, the presumptive Democratic nominee to challenge President Donald Trump on Nov. 3. “To make matters worse instead of better.”

I guess that’s Biden’s way of uniting the nation. Criticizing law enforcement officers who are protecting a federal courthouse isn’t uniting people. It’s being a loud-mouthed jerk, then pretending to be a uniter.

The question is whether Americans will admit that they see what’s happening. Joe Biden isn’t pro-law enforcement. He’s for whatever keeps Democrats together. In his minute-long ad, Biden talked about representing all Americans, whether they voted for him or not. What we’ve heard from, though, are the words of a divider, the words of a hate-filled man.

Joe Biden won’t challenge Ted Wheeler, Portland’s mayor. He won’t stop the rioting, either. Frankly, Joe Biden doesn’t know how to challenge Democrats. Whatever they want to do is fine with him. Portland is proof of that.

FOOTNOTE: When Barack Obama was president and Biden was his vice president, they were openly hostile to the police. Read about what they did in Ferguson. Remember that they didn’t lift a finger to stop Chicago’s violence, either. If you want more of the same, vote Biden. If you want safe streets, vote Trump. It’s that simple.

Buck Sexton’s op-ed exposes the Democrats’ intentions to transform the United States into something resembling a third-world dictatorship. Sexton also highlights the media’s role in running interference for the domestic terrorists.

For almost two months, Portland has been under siege from Antifa and other extremists. These troops of the left terrorize the downtown area every night. They operate with paramilitary precision. As organized anarchists, they deploy a wide array of less than lethal weapons to wound police, ranging from bats and bricks to lasers shot in the eyes of officers to permanently damage their sight. All of this is to further their goal to overturn our society and radically transform the country.

Antifa isn’t murdering anyone. That type of violence would strip the MSM and other Democrats of their ability to spin Portland as a peaceful protest that got out of control. Instead, Antifa and BLM use tactics that destroy police officers’ lives without killing them. Without the bloodshed, it’s difficult to characterize Antifa/BLM as terrorists.

While it’s difficult to characterize Antifa/BLM as terrorists, it isn’t impossible. It just takes patience and logic. Once people explain to the average person what tactics Antifa/BLM uses, those people understand quickly. It’s clear that they’re participating in a riot. Judge Mukasey explained today that some of the crimes that Antifa/BLM are committing are legitimate predication for RICO indictments.

If the news media cared to tell the public the truth, it would have been a top story on nightly broadcasts for weeks. The Antifa rioters even tried to break into and burn down a federal courthouse in the city. The campaign of intimidation and destruction is plainly domestic terrorism. But the one reason the siege on Portland has become a major news story is because the administration is trying to restore law and order to the beleaguered city, and Democrats hysterically oppose any such action.

Thus far, Democrats have shown their hatred of police officers on a nightly basis. Check this out:


Before Jessica Tarlov or some other dishonest leftist mouthpiece says that these aren’t Democrats, I’ll just remind them that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler spent the night with the rioters. Democrats in Oregon have filed lawsuits against the federal government to prevent them from doing their jobs, too. These are public officials who don’t want to enforce the laws of their city and state. There’s tons of proof that Democrats don’t want to enforce existing laws. Bill de Blasio has threatened to file a lawsuit if President Trump tries stopping the violence. That’s fine. Let that festering hellhole turn into a warzone where people can’t live. It doesn’t matter to me. I don’t live there.

If Democrats don’t want to enforce the laws, President Trump should fund advertisements telling Portlanders that states like the Carolinas, Georgia, Texas and Florida take law enforcement seriously and that their states aren’t shooting galleries. If Democrats won’t stand with police officers, then Portland shouldn’t be surprised when people vote with their mortgages.

PS- Why hasn’t Joe Biden spoken out against Portland’s violence? Is it because he’s counting on getting Antifa’s votes while maintaining his image that he’s a centrist? His silence says everything.

Buck Sexton’s op-ed exposes the Democrats’ intentions to transform the United States into something resembling a third-world dictatorship. Sexton also highlights the media’s role in running interference for the domestic terrorists.

For almost two months, Portland has been under siege from Antifa and other extremists. These troops of the left terrorize the downtown area every night. They with paramilitary precision. As organized anarchists, they deploy a wide array of less than lethal weapons to wound police, ranging from bats and bricks to lasers shot in the eyes of officers to permanently damage their sight. All of this is to further their goal to overturn our society and radically transform the country.

Antifa isn’t murdering anyone. They’re blinding federal law enforcement agents. The thing is that they’re participating in a riot. They don’t have to commit murders or violent crimes to be convicted and put in prison for decades. The deterrent with federal crimes is lengthy prison sentences in a federal penitentiary.

If the news media cared to tell the public the truth, it would have been a top story on nightly broadcasts for weeks. The Antifa rioters even tried to break into and burn down a federal courthouse in the city. The campaign of intimidation and destruction is plainly domestic terrorism. But the one reason the siege on Portland has become a major news story is because the administration is trying to restore law and order to the beleaguered city, and Democrats hysterically oppose any such action.

Thus far, Democrats have shown their hatred of police officers on a nightly basis. Check this out:


Before Jessica Tarlov or some other dishonest leftist mouthpiece says that these aren’t Democrats, I’ll just remind them that Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler spent the night with the rioters. Democrats in Oregon have filed lawsuits against the federal government to prevent them from doing their jobs, too. These are public officials who don’t want to enforce the laws of their city and state.

Democrats who won’t enforce their own laws but will file lawsuits attempting to prevent federal law enforcement officers from upholding federal law hate police. Another bit of proof that Democrats hate police is that Democrats have been totally silent about the Antifa rioters who used lasers to blind for life police officers. Officers that can’t function shouldn’t be ignored. Democrats have essentially ignored these officers wounded in the line of duty.

Joe Biden is attempting to look like a leader on the China Virus. It’s failing because he’s proposing to do things that President Trump did months ago. They sound reasonable at first blush. That’s because they’ve been implemented months ago:

The former vice president swung into his spiel: “I talked early on about the Defense [Production] Act” to order companies to manufacture essential items, he said. Mr. Trump invoked the DPA March 27 to force General Motors to step up ventilator production.

Then, Mr. Biden said, “you need more testing.” More than 50 million tests have been conducted in the U.S., 754,858 on Tuesday alone. Next, he said, “insist that everyone wear masks.” The White House Coronavirus Task Force and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommended on April 3 that everyone wear masks in public.

To help the economy, Mr. Biden proposed to “make sure that people are in a position where they can maintain their businesses.” Mr. Trump signed the Cares Act on March 27, providing $349 billion in partially forgivable small-business loans, later raised to $659 billion. His next idea was to guarantee “no one has to pay for contracting COVID and being treated for COVID.” The Trump administration announced April 3 it would use Cares Act money to pay hospitals that treat uninsured people for Covid-19.

Remember that this Reid-Biden interview happened on July 20. Way to go, Joe. You got around to proposing your China virus plan 3+ months after President Trump implemented this plan. Moving at that speed, we’re sure to defeat the virus before the end of President Trump’s successor’s 2nd term.

With regard to a vaccine, Mr. Biden said it was essential to “have a command officer now . . . to put together exactly how that will be distributed to over 300 million Americans.” Gen. Gustave F. Perna, head of Army Materiel Command, was appointed chief operating officer of Operation Warp Speed on May 15 to accelerate vaccine production and distribution.

Again, Biden is late by 2 months. Can’t this guy get anything done fast? I’ll tell you what Biden did in March. We can’t forget this golden oldie:

Joe Biden’s economic plan will produce a recession:

The former vice president’s July 9 economic plan, for example, proposes to raise $3.2 trillion in revenue over the next decade. It would do so by increasing taxes not only on the top 1% but on every American. The nonpartisan Tax Foundation says it “would lead to lower after-tax income for all income levels” and reduce the nation’s gross domestic product.

That’s before Biden would reimpose the industry-crippling regulations that temporarily killed the coal industry and the energy industry. By comparison, President Trump’s policies have made the US the world’s largest producer of energy. We don’t rely on foreign energy anymore.

Another example: Mr. Biden’s July 14 climate plan calls for closing every natural gas and coal-fired power plant within 15 years. They now produce 60% of America’s electricity. It’s probably impossible to achieve, but even trying would raise everyone’s utility bills and endanger millions of jobs in the energy and power sectors.

It’s time to reject this hostage of the far-far-left. We can’t afford his incompetence.

Since Nancy Pelosi insists on getting rid of statues of former members of the Confederacy, Louie Gohmert is insisting on taking it a step further. Gohmert, along with fellow House Republicans, “introduced a resolution Thursday” that would force Democrats to change their Party’s name.

Specifically, the resolution would “remove any items that names, symbolizes or mentions any political organization or party that has ever held a public position that supported slavery or the Confederacy.” To stick it to the Democrats further, Gohmert issued a statement. Here’s what it said (in part):

As outlined in the resolution, a great portion of the history of the Democratic Party is filled with racism and hatred. Since people are demanding we rid ourselves of the entities, symbols, and reminders of the repugnant aspects of our past, then the time has come for Democrats to acknowledge their party’s loathsome and bigoted past, and consider changing their party name to something that isn’t so blatantly and offensively tied to slavery, Jim Crow, discrimination, and the Ku Klux Klan.

To avoid triggering innocent bystanders by the racist past of the Democratic Party, I would suggest they change their name. That is the standard to which they are holding everyone else, so the name change needs to occur.

Rep. Gohmert was just getting started. He delivered this speech on the House floor:

Rep. Gohmert read this into the record, too:

Whereas, The 14th Amendment, giving full citizenship to freed slaves, passed in 1868 with 94% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in Congress; the 15th Amendment, giving freed slaves the right to vote, passed in 1870 with 100% Republican support and 0% Democrat support in Congress.

Just for good measure, Rep. Gohmert included this information:

Whereas, The 1924 Democratic National Convention convened in New York City at Madison Square Garden; the convention is commonly known as the “Klan Bake” due to the overwhelming influence of the Ku Klux Klan in the Democratic Party. 

Whereas, In 1964 the Democratic Party led a 75-calendar-day filibuster against the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

Just like Joe Biden, the Democrat Party is racist to its roots. Here are some of Biden’s greatest hits:

  1. You can’t walk into a 7/11 or Dunkin’ Donuts without hearing a slight Indian accent.
  2. I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American (Obama) who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy.
  3. Unless we do something about this, my children are going to grow up in a jungle, the jungle being a racial jungle.
  4. That people would come to him and talk about what was happening to them at home in terms of foreclosures, in terms of bad loans that were being … I mean these Shylocks who took advantage of, um, these women and men while overseas.

Then there’s this:

Biden has also had many friendships with infamous bigots and racists, including:

  1. George Wallace, a Democrat politician who served as Alabama’s governor and is remembered for declaring, “segregation now, segregation tomorrow, segregation forever!” Biden said the Democrats needed another candidate just like George Wallace.
  2. Biden also effusively praised Sen. John Stennis of Mississippi, another Democrat segregationist, calling him “a man of character.”
  3. Biden also cultivated a fawning friendship with James Eastland, yet another racist, segregationist Democrat senator. Eastland called segregation “God’s Law” and repeatedly referred to blacks as an “inferior race.”

There’s more than ample proof that Democrats are the Party of Bigots and Racists. Finally, what have Democrats done in the last 25 years to improve the lives of African-Americans? Did they push for the passage of the First Step Act? Nope. That was the GOP. Did Democrats push for permanent funding of HBCUs? Nope. That was President Trump.

I’ve long thought that Joe Biden’s lead isn’t as solid as polling suggests. This article suggests that President Trump is making a spirited pitch to Hispanics. When Democrats attacked and boycotted Goya Foods, it gave the Trump campaign the opening it needed to attack Democrats and Joe Biden.

In a TV ad set to start airing in south Florida, Cuban actress Susana Pérez says “We sacrificed so much to be free and respected. Now the left has launched a smear campaign against Goya, the brand we love, just because Goya is working with President Trump, just like it did with Obama. Joe Biden and the Democrats are too extreme, socialism, cut police funding, take away charter schools and Joe Biden is too weak to defend us.”

The message is clear and powerful. Mixed throughout the ad are images of Che Guevara, the Cuban Refugee Airlift, AOC and a picture of Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders smiling on a debate stage while the Chiron says “Extremists.”

That’s just part of the bad news. Here’s more bad news for Biden:

The same survey found 60 percent of Latinos said they’d vote for Biden over Trump. An NPR-PBS NewsHour-Marist poll from late June found that 59 percent of Latino voters back Biden over Trump. Those figures, if translated into November vote totals, would be less than the 66 percent Hillary Clinton achieved in 2016 and the 71 percent Barack Obama won in 2012.

If President Trump gets 30%-35% of the Hispanic vote, he’ll put lots of states in play. Think of it this way. If President Trump loses Michigan, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin but holds all of the other states he won in 2016, he’d be at 260 electoral votes. If President Trump then wins New Hampshire and New Mexico, that puts him at 269 electoral votes, which throws the race to the House of Representatives.

That’s before considering possibilities like Colorado and Minnesota. Thanks to Jacob Frey’s mishandling of the George Floyd riots, Minnesota is definitely in play, though it’s still an uphill fight for Trump.

That’s academic if President Trump wins any of the Hillary Blue Wall states this time.

Lori Lightfoot’s war-torn Chicago sustained more bullet holes Tuesday night. Clearly, she isn’t capable of keeping her city safe. That’s her primary affirmative responsibility as Chicago’s mayor. Just before 6:30 pm CDT, shots were reported at “a funeral in the Auburn Gresham community.”

What’s bitterly ironic is the fact that it “began as a solemn ceremony for a victim of gun violence, and ended up becoming a gruesome scene of gun violence unto itself. Chicago Police First Deputy Supt. Eric Carter said a black vehicle was heading west on 79th Street at 6:30 p.m., when people inside began firing at attendees of a funeral. The funeral was taking place at the Rhodes Funeral Services funeral home at 1018 W. 79th St. The attendees of the funeral began firing back at the vehicle, which turned north on Carpenter Street and kept firing at people from the funeral before crashing into a parked car midway down the block.”

Carter said 14 victims were taken to five hospitals in unknown conditions. At least 60 shell casings were located. The Fire Department said at least nine people were transported by ambulances from the scene. The Fire Department said Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn and the University of Chicago Medical Center received most of the victims. Victims were also taken, or found their way to, St. Bernard Hospital, OSF Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Evergreen Park, and Stroger Hospital of Cook County.

The good news from Tuesday night is that Lightfoot has agreed to accept President Trump’s help:

President Donald Trump is sending help in the form of federal agents to Mayor Lori Lightfoot to help on the crime front in Chicago. The mayor’s response was somewhat of a forced agreement, as long as it’s not a situation like Portland. The mayor at first pushed back against Trump’s threats to send federal agents to the city. The president said he wanted to send them to fix the city’s gun violence problem.

This weekend, 150 federal agents will be deployed to Chicago. Originally, fearing it would be like Portland, where agents clad in military style uniforms without names or insignia were in the area, the mayor resisted. But her understanding Tuesday is that’s not going to be the case. Instead, Lightfoot said the federal agents will work alongside Chicago Police Department officers which is not unprecedented, and unlike in Portland, the U.S. attorney for the northern district of Illinois, John Lausch, will help.

Apparently, Lightfoot has seen the foolishness of her ways, though I’m betting she won’t act contrite anytime soon. Most important is the fact that President Trump, not the black mayor of Chicago, is trying to fix black-on-black violence. Shouldn’t the MSM admit that if shootings and murders drop in Chicago? I’m not holding my breath on that.

If Kim Gardner wanted to pick a fight, she’s picked the wrong fight. She isn’t just fighting the McCloskeys, who are both attorneys. She’s also picked a fight with Antonin Scali, who wrote the majority opinion in the landmark case of District of Columbia v. Heller. That’s a fight that she’s already lost. Further, she’s picked a fight against Eric Schmitt, the Missouri Attorney General and Josh Hawley, Schmitt’s predecessor. These are fights she’s destined to lose.

This Redstate.com article highlights the extent that AG Schmitt is prepared. This won’t be a pretty ending for Ms. Gardner. AG Schmitt’s tweet storm is both blistering and extensive. I won’t post all of AG Schmitt’s tweets. I’ll just post 3 tweets to illustrate the foolishness of Ms. Gardner’s case.


If Ms. Gardner wants to fight that fight, that’s her option. It’s a foolish option, though, because her prosecution might prevent the McCloskeys from assisting their clients. If the McCloskeys prove that they’ve been harmed financially because of Ms. Gardner’s prosecution, that might expose her office to a lawsuit.

If that happened, Eric Schmitt would make a powerful opening witness. Video of the broken down gate to the community would strengthen such a lawsuit. Testimony by the McCloskeys themselves would seal the deal. They’ve told law enforcement that the troublemakers pointed to specific rooms, then told the McCloskeys how they planned on using each room after they’d conquered the property.

Discretion is the better part of valor. If Gardner was smart, she’d drop this before this gets to trial. Otherwise, the outcome might be quite painful.