Thursday, October 20, 2016



Wayne Grudem : Why Voting for Donald Trump Is a Morally Good Choice ...

If You Don’t Like Either Candidate, 

Then Vote for Trump’s Policies


Who is Wayne Grudem? Does his Trump endorsement matter?

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Wayne Grudem is an evangelical theologian and professor at Phoenix Seminary. He hails from the Reformed wing of conservative evangelicalism, and is perhaps best known for his teaching on gender roles.
In 2010, Grudem published a handbook about Christianity and political issues called Politics according to the Bible. So if you only know a few things about Grudem, you know that he has a tendency to think that his views and what the Bible teaches are one in the same. I imagine that goes to your head and finds expression in some pretty ugly ways. Grudem:
I have read the Republican platform and the Democratic platform for this year. In my opinion, the Republican platform is more consistent with biblical moral principles than any platform I have ever read. And the Democratic platform is more antithetical to Christian principles than any platform I have read.
If you were a well-respected conservative evangelical theology and Bible professor with no training in normative or empirical political science, you could still get a conservative evangelical publishing house to pay you for a book about politics. You could get conservative websites to publish your opinions.
I think it’s fair and important to point out that evangelicals do not have any special insight about politics. Sure, political journalists regularly ask evangelical elites for comment on political matters because we are told that evangelicals are an interesting and consequential slice of the American electorate.
After four decades of partisan political engagement, we now have a lot of evangelical organizations and figureheads around the country that specialize in politics. Many of them have no reasonable claim to special knowledge, insight, or wisdom about Christianity and politics. Some lead with faith, some lead with politics. But not many of them are experts in any meaningful way.
Still, political journalists are primed to suppose that evangelicals know and care what evangelical leaders think about politics. They don’t.
Last week, I suggested (here and here) reasons why Trump-voting evangelicals disproportionately hail from non-denominational institutions. Grudem is a serious Calvinist with rigorous theological commitments. But I note that he teaches at an unaffiliated institution. Maybe that’s not a relevant point. I just wonder if he might be counseled by theologically like-minded colleagues at a Southern Baptist or Presbyterian institution to not write meandering op-eds about whether he thinks Christians should vote for Trump.
No one is looking to Professor Wayne Grudem, Bible scholar and theologian, for guidance about whether to vote for Trump. His meandering, inconsistent, public waffling in real-time about Trump is truly not very interesting. It is typical of white conservative evangelicals who have been socialized into thinking that Democrats are particularly evil and that Republican voting is essentially a Christian duty, but who would balk at supporting an obnoxious, unchristian GOP nominee like Donald Trump.
Dr. Grudem’s latest op-ed is here. It is terrible. The only lesson here is that some leading evangelicals are objectively bad at thinking about politics, even if they, like Grudem, went to Harvard and have a good professional reputation.
EXCERPT: "Wayne Grudem concludes: "The most likely result of not voting for Trump is that we will be abandoning thousands of unborn babies who will be put to death under Hillary Clinton's Supreme Court, thousands of Christians who will be excluded from their lifelong occupations because they won't affirm same-sex marriage.""



The Marriott Port-au-Prince Hotel was constructed through a partnership with Digicel Chairman and Founder, Denis O’Brien, Former US President, Bill Clinton and Marriott International in an effort to boost tourism through business travel. 
Shocking Footage: Media Caught Covering Up Clinton's Ongoing Looting Of Haiti
Published on Oct 19, 2016
The dying mainstream media is desperately trying to suppress the Haiti disaster story to protect the Clintons and the Clinton Foundation. To donate to a charity that’s helping the Haitians with Gary Heavin, please visit FERHA, which is primarily managed and operated by Haitians.

How The Clintons Stole Haiti’s Future
1.4 Million People Need Aid & Assistance

Published on Oct 20, 2016
GARY: The bible tells us that we would call evil good and good evil. The Clinton foundation has stolen $2 billion. We are experiencing a great delusion from the elite thinking they could do anything. 


FAIL! Hillary Crashes & Burns During Trump Attack

Hillary's Big Immigration Lie at Final Presidential Debate
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Infowars reporter David Knight breaks down Hillary's big lie on immigration and the border at the final presidential debate. The Border Hillary really wants to secure is the NAFTA border.

Hillary Supports Post Birth Abortion
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Donald Trump goes after crooked Hillary Clinton on her stance support the killing of a child up until the day the child is born.

Hillary Lies To Demonize 2nd Amendment

Alex Jones: Hillary Is Gun Grabbing Witch

Debate Highlight Trump Is A 2nd Amendment Pillar

The Clinton Lie Machine Exposed
Published on Oct 20, 2016
Lies, lies, and more lies. Hillary stood poised with an air of smug arrogance. Supposedly emboldened by her thirty years in a variety of undeserving roles in government where she racked up zero beneficial major accomplishments. Donald stood by reserved and battle worn after enduring along with the American people a unification of fraud from the globalists, bought and paid for mainstream media propaganda machine, the tremendous amount of scathing info from the Wikileaks. Another torpedo to the democrats from James O' Keefe, and the FBI's announcement that a four star general will face prison time for charges that are dwarfed by Hillary's email breach of national security. I don't know about you America. But how can we believe a word Hillary says. And why should we?

Alex Jones Goes Full Beanstalk Giant on Hillary Clinton

OMG! Hillary Blurts Out Ultimate Haiti Lie During Debate
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton had the audacity to say her foundation gave 97% of it's money to Haiti after the earthquake which is a outright lie.

Trump Calls Clinton Foundation Corrupt Organization
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Donald Trump hits Hillary with her crimes against the people of Haiti and how her foundation kept the donations that were meant to rebuild Haiti.

Shocking Footage: Media Caught Covering Up Clinton's Ongoing Looting Of Haiti
Published on Oct 19, 2016
The dying mainstream media is desperately trying to suppress the Haiti disaster story to protect the Clintons and the Clinton Foundation. To donate to a charity that’s helping the Haitians with Gary Heavin, please visit FERHA, which is primarily managed and operated by Haitians.

Trump Relies On Intelligence Hillary Relies On Ignorance
Published on Oct 19, 2016
It is more obvious than ever what seperates Trump and Clinton on how they view their voters. Trump made a statement tonight on how he relies on American voters seeing through propaganda, while Wikileaks emails show Democrats rely on voter ignorance. 

Hillary's Builds Wall Of Lies Around Herself During Debate

Hillary Clinton Admits Elections Flooded By 
"Dark Unaccountable Money" 
(Clinton Foundation)
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton claims that she wants a Supreme Court that will stand up for the American people against special interests.

Hillary Presidency Means Immediate War With Russia
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton wants nothing more than to go to war with Russia and Vladimir Putin after blaming them for hack they clearly had nothing to do with.

Hillary Clinton Wants Open Borders

Hillary Clinton Plans To Completely Destroy Our Borders
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton isn't satisfied with the number of "immigrants" and "refugees" Obama is bringing in and wants to drastically increase that number.

How Hillary Will Pay For Her Socialist Plans: 
The American People Will Pay
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton brags that she will pay for everything on her agenda, Owen Shroyer calls her out because it's the American taxpayer who is really footing the bill.

Trump: Hillary Is A Puppet
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Donald Trump calls out Hillary Clinton for being nothing more than a puppet for special interests and the pure evil George Soros.

Hillary Clinton: Fear Russia, Ignore Wikileaks
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Hillary Clinton is desperately trying to scare the American people with boogeyman of Russia and Vladimir Putin.

Proven: Hillary Clinton Is TPP Puppet
Published on Oct 19, 2016
Wikileaks and Donald Trump once more remind the public that Hillary Clinton called the TPP the 'gold standard' for trade deals.



As Media Credibility Dies, Obama Announces War on Free Press

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Expressing nostalgia for the days when just three establishment-controlled propaganda organs dominated the public narrative, President Obama lashed out at what he called the “wild, wild west” media landscape that allows non-establishment voices and viewpoints to be heard. Claiming that “censorship” would not be the answer, Obama called for Americans to submit to a vaguely defined (presumably government-run) “curating function” that would help “discard” unapproved information. Critics, though, warned that an increasingly desperate establishment was plotting all-out war on freedom of the press and the free Internet.
Speaking at an innovation conference in Pittsburgh last week, Obama called for what analysts said sounded like a government crackdown on free speech and online freedom. “We are going to have to rebuild within this wild-wild-west-of-information flow some sort of curating function that people agree to,” he argued, expressing concerns about “conspiracy theorists” and skeptics of the man-made global-warming theory having a platform. Other senior Obama officials, including former “regulatory czar” Cass Sunstein, have even proposed a government “ban” on conspiracy theorizing.
Praising the days when just three TV channels dominated the news and people still “generally” trusted their propaganda, Obama, implying Americans are too dumb to sort truth from lies without government help, said something had to be done about the free flow of information. “There has to be, I think, some sort of way in which we can sort through information that passes some basic truthiness tests and those that we have to discard, because they just don’t have any basis in anything that’s actually happening in the world,” Obama claimed. Apparently he was not referring to the establishment media-created alternate reality that is increasingly falling on deaf ears. Ironically, though, Obama has openly boasted about lying to the American people.
While short on details and how his scheming would square with the Constitution's First Amendment, Obama's comments sounded suspiciously totalitarian. “That is hard to do, but I think it’s going to be necessary, it’s going to be possible,” he said at the summit, without giving details on just how it would be done, much less how it would be done constitutionally. “The answer is obviously not censorship, but it’s creating places where people can say ‘this is reliable’ and I’m still able to argue safely about facts and what we should do about it.”
Some have speculated that Obama wants to create a government-run media organ, though that would probably have even less credibility than the government or the establishment media do now. Other analysts suggested that, despite the denial, censorship is exactly what Obama and the establishment have in mind. In the European Union, it is already well underway, with help from America's biggest technology companies. Essentially, it sounded like Obama was calling for the establishment to set the acceptable parameters of debate, and then tolerate any views within the establishment-approved box while silencing any others.  
“The way I would like to see us operate is, yes, significant debate and contentious debate, but where we are operating on the same basic platform, same basic rules, on how do we determine what's true and what's not,” Obama continued. “Everything on the internet looks like it might be true. And so in this political season, we've seen — you just say stuff. And so everything suddenly becomes contested. That I do not think is good for democracy, and it's certainly not good for science, for progress, for government, for fixing systems.” Of course, America is a republic, but that is besides the point.
The establishment has good reason to be concerned — or perhaps even panicked. What was left of the increasingly left-wing “mainstream” media's credibility is in tatters. Just 6 percent of Americans said they really trust the establishment press, according to a study by the Media Insight Project, a partnership of The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and the American Press Institute. Another poll released last month by Pew Research found that almost two thirds of Americans doubt the veracity and neutrality of information coming from the establishment's once-powerful propaganda organs.
Among Republicans, awareness of establishment media deception is even higher. According to a Gallup survey released in mid-September, just 14 percent of GOP voters express trust in the mischaracterized “mainstream” media. Less than a third of Americans have even a “fair” amount of trust in the press, the lowest level since Gallup started its surveys on the question in 1972. One of the likely causes, Gallup said, was the widespread perception of media fawning over Clinton and unfairness toward Trump. “This may be the prime reason their relatively low trust in the media has evaporated even more,” Gallup said.
And the trends are accelerating as the media exposes itself as little more than an extension of the Hillary Clinton campaign, the Obama administration, and the globalist establishment behind them. Indeed, explosive e-mails released by WikiLeaks (and ignored by the media) have exposed leading establishment media organs and “journalists” in recent weeks as literal lackeys shamelessly doing the bidding the Clinton machine. The New York Times, for example, described as a “propaganda megaphone” for the establishment by a reporter who resigned in disgust, was caught giving the Clinton campaign “veto power” over news reports. Politico's “chief political correspondent” Glenn Thrush, admitting he was a "hack," did the same for Clinton campaign boss and anti-Catholic bigot John Podesta. More examples are surfacing daily. In a sign of desperation, CNN even tried to tell viewers it was illegal for them to look at the Wikileaks e-mails.
Even social-media services such as Facebook and Twitter, along with search engine giant Google, have been exposed as dishonest tools of the establishment working to propagandize, manipulate, and even illegally spy on Americans. Just this week, Facebook was caught in leaked e-mails handing crucial data to the Clinton campaign to aid in her election. Before that, it was caught promoting leftist sources and censoring alternative and conservative views in its “trending” section. Google has also been caught manipulating search results to protect Clinton. Twitter, meanwhile, continues to censor conservatives, most recently blocking Project Veritas' James O'Keefe as he prepared to release video proving Democrat plots to steal the election. All of the companies listed have jumped in bed with the totalitarian-minded EU to censor views the establishment disagrees with, too.
At the same time, alternative media outlets are surging, with the influence and readership of non-establishment sources exploding in recent years. Indeed, many “alternative” outlets opposed to the establishment's misleading and often totally false narratives — conservative, libertarian, nationalist, anti-globalist, real liberal, and more — now have readership numbers that dwarf many leading establishment propaganda organs. And with the proliferation of media sources in the form of blogs, websites, magazines, YouTube channels, and more, the establishment narrative has imploded like never before in recent history.   
Consider as just one example that even after years of constant propaganda treating the Obama-backed man-made global-warming theory as a fact, just four in ten Americans actually believe in the theory, according to a Pew poll. Even with the entire establishment press frothing at the mouth about Donald Trump — including the allegedly “conservative” establishment media such as National Review and Weekly Standard — Trump dominated in the GOP primary and remains ahead of Clinton in many leading national political polls. His rallies attract tens of thousands while Clinton struggles to bring out a few hundred.
Whether you like Trump or not, or believe him or not, it is clear that vast swaths of the American people are tuning out the establishment press. In short, the American people increasingly realize that the media lies, distorts the truth, omits the facts, ignores important stories, manufactures bogus scandals, and creates an alternate reality with little connection to the real world. That has Obama and the establishment he represents upset and deeply alarmed.          
As its control over the narrative and the public mind crumbles, it is no surprise that the establishment and its operatives would seek to strike back. In response to their loss of control, the establishment is right now in the process of launching an all-out war on Internet freedom, free speech, online anonymity, freedom of the press, and more. It is going to get more intense in the weeks and months ahead. But the establishment's desperation is a good sign — it means the truth is winning out over the propaganda and the lies.  
Americans should do what they can to educate themselves and educate others, while supporting alternative sources of truthful information. It is crucial to resist Obama's assaults on “wild west” press freedom. As the small number of Americans who still trust the media wake up, they too will need alternative media outlets dedicated to liberty and truth. Everybody can contribute by sharing articles and supporting outlets such as The New American magazine and many others that tell the truth and expose the establishment's lies and deception. Now is the time to push ahead.
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