Skip to comments.OREGON: Govt. official: those who resist “gay” marriage must be “rehabilitated”
Posted on 08/19/2013 2:03:02 AM PDT by markomalley
"Hold high the great red banner of Mao Zedong Thought--thoroughly smash the rotting counterrevolutionary revisionist line in literature and art" - 1967
During the Cultural Revolution in China (1966-1976 the time when the greatest damage was being done in the name of the Spirit of Vatican II) people were bullied into rejection of the sì jiù, the Four Olds: Old Customs, Old Culture, Old Habits, and Old Ideas. The Four Olds were equated with monsters and demons, cow ghosts and snake spirits, that had to be purged.
The conforming hoards, taken up in a frenzy of fear and zeal, marched in the streets chanting slogans, pasting up posters, such as Beat down the bad elements!, Beat down Jesus following!, Beat down the counter revolutionists!.
Those who were perceived usually through denunciation to adhere to the Four Olds, counter-revolutionists, were seized. The lucky ones were forced into public self-criticism, humiliation, physical abuse and re-education. The less lucky were killed. Many intellectuals (just about any with more than a high school education) were sent to re-education camps in the country-side where they were educated by the purer proletariat through forced-labor and more self-criticism and abuse.
I read sometime today at the site of the National Organization for Marriage:
Oregon Official Says Bakers Who Support Traditional Marriage Need Rehabilitation
Despite the fact that Oregon bakers saw a huge boom in business after standing up for their belief in marriage (proving that many other Oregonians feel the same way), Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian says the state governments goal is to rehabilitate them:
A lesbian couple filed a formal complaint against Sweet Cakes by Melissa in Portland after the owners Aaron and Melissa Klein declined on the basis of their Christian faith to provide services for a lesbian wedding.
To say that this couple needs to be rehabilitated for believing and practicing the values on which this nation was founded is entirely beyond the pale, says [Tim Wildmon, president of the American Family Association].
This sounds like Stalinist Russia or China under Mao, where those who thought for themselves were forced under government coercion into re-education camps. This is not the America that was given to us by our Founders.
Matt Barber [vice president of Liberty Counsel Action] says the rehabilitation remark connotes some kind of ailment, mental illness or physical ailment. You know, we rehabilitate criminals, he explains. Are they saying that Christianity is criminal here and we have to rehabilitate those who embrace the Christian sexual ethic? Thats what this official in Oregon is saying.
Wildmon wonders what might follow if the bakery owners refuse to be rehabilitated. -One News Now
Please say a prayer for Archbishop Alex Sample, who has the heavy pastoral mandate in the Archdiocese of Portland.
Lets be clear about something: we are not yet being truly persecuted, in the strong, physical sense. We are not in N. Korea or China. Our churches are not yet being systematically burned, as in Egypt. Our priests and bishops are not yet being hunted down and disappeared.
But the storm clouds are gathering. Soft-persecution is rising.
Pò sì jiù!
The Fascists are even trying to hide their true selves anymore. Unbelievable.
progressives can't help themselves. it's in their nature
we've let them bred far too long
The ones who demanded tolerance for so long, now show themselves as fascists
The beatings will continue until morale improves ..."
Next come the reeducation camps?
they demanded ‘tolerance’ in order to wedge their political mantra into the American psyche. they had to, as conservative thought is rooted in tradition which leaves no room for untested, experimental notions
now that they’ve attained a level of success.. they need to shut down any opposition to insure their mantra doesn’t backslide
The issue is not “gay marriage” because the ultimate plan is to use the redefinition of marriage to control people in general and churches in particular.
Its a sideways-backdoor approach to achieve the goals of a totalitarian state.
In Communist-Nazi states the church was forced to conform to the state or else it was illegal.
The promoters of homosexuality (perversion) are guilty of child abuse, and should be imprisoned.
This Bureau of Labor and Industry has been burying legitimate complaints filed with them.
Clear example of classic hypocrisy.
Yeah right, come here sodomist, I’ve got your rehabilition right here!
This American will never give in and allow the perverts to destroy our great Nation.........
The American people, and especially those in western OR, will never understand truth, justice, and the American way.
Reeducation camps are already out there; they are just not in view yet. But remember the American people have been voting for all this liberalism since FDR with a few minor and very short-lived interruptions.
22. Continue discrediting American culture by degrading all forms of artistic expression. An American Communist cell was told to “eliminate all good sculpture from parks and buildings, substitute shapeless, awkward and meaningless forms.”
23. Control art critics and directors of art museums. “Our plan is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.”
24. Eliminate all laws governing obscenity by calling them “censorship” and a violation of free speech and free press.
25. Break down cultural standards of morality by promoting pornography and obscenity in books, magazines, motion pictures, radio, and TV.
26. Present homosexuality, degeneracy and promiscuity as “normal, natural, healthy.”
27. Infiltrate the churches and replace revealed religion with “social” religion. Discredit the Bible and emphasize the need for intellectual maturity which does not need a “religious crutch.”
28. Eliminate prayer or any phase of religious expression in the schools on the ground that it violates the principle of “separation of church and state.”
Damn straight. I’ve got a few buckshots for these clowns.