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Posts by theBuckwheat

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  • Len Anthony: The Bible is wrong on homosexuality

    05/24/2015 4:27:47 AM PDT · 45 of 86
    theBuckwheat to NetAddicted

    Who are you gonna believe, the Eternal Creator God, or this short-lived carbon-unit?

    Or: what about “abomination” is hard to accept?

    Judaism’s Sexual Revolution: Why Judaism (and then Christianity) Rejected Homosexuality by Dennis Prager

  • Ted Cruz Panders To Assassination-Threatening, Race-Baiting Gun Lobbyist Larry Pratt

    05/24/2015 4:20:07 AM PDT · 13 of 31
    theBuckwheat to ObamahatesPACoal

    I’ve met Larry Pratt. He was not the “Larry Pratt” described by this author. I think that on a pure RKBA rights basis a dollar donated to GOA is a lot more effective than a dollar donated to NRA. GOA is very focused.

  • Cheaper oil isn't such a benefit for US economy anymore as pullbacks in drilling cause damage

    05/22/2015 12:46:26 PM PDT · 45 of 85
    theBuckwheat to thackney

    More expert analysis from a person who got a high grade when they took Keynesian Economics as an undergrad.

  • The danger of climate denial - It's no laughing matter

    05/22/2015 12:43:54 PM PDT · 38 of 81
    theBuckwheat to theBuckwheat

    For those who deny climate change is real, all you have to do is consider that the settlement of the cliff dwellings at Mesa Verde became abandoned when a pervasive drought destroyed farming in that area about 1300 AD, long before Al Gore sounded the alarm.

    I am awating sound research showing the optimum climate for our present biosphere. All I see in what passes for research on the climate is an attempt to secure the optimum level of government intrusion in our lives.

    It is no surprise that almost every demand made by advocates of global warming converges on bigger government, higher taxes, less freedom and more restrictions on how we choose to live our lives. That tells me all I need to know about this massive fraud.

  • The danger of climate denial - It's no laughing matter

    05/22/2015 12:38:07 PM PDT · 29 of 81
    theBuckwheat to theBuckwheat

    For some real-world evidence of climate change, you could point to the wonderful tourist must-see destination at Mesa Verde, the largest national park of its kind. That park exists due to climate change that no person dedicated to rational thought would attribute to human activity.

    With respect to the idea that humans are causing harmful changes to the climate at this very moment, I am waiting for some peer-reviewed papers that propose what the optimum climate is for our biosphere. The first question that would naturally flow would be where is our current climate and trend in relation to this finding.

    Strangely, nobody seems interested in this vital comparison. Not so strangely, the solutions that are frequently demanded in the most urgent voice, all converge on a socialist worldview: statism, bigger government, higher taxes, less personal liberty. That bigger picture tells me all that I need to know about “climate science”.

  • The danger of climate denial - It's no laughing matter

    05/22/2015 12:37:20 PM PDT · 27 of 81
    theBuckwheat to Cincinatus' Wife

    I am waiting peer-reviewed research that shows the optimum climate for our biosphere. The first question that would naturally flow would be where is our current climate and trend in relation to this finding.

    Strangely, nobody seems interested in this vital comparison. Not so strangely, the solutions that are frequently demanded in the most urgent voice, all converge on a socialist worldview: statism, bigger government, higher taxes, less personal liberty, even fewer people. That bigger picture tells me all that I need to know about “climate science”.

  • Obama Set to Strengthen Federal Role in Clean Water Regulation

    05/22/2015 12:25:49 PM PDT · 14 of 22
    theBuckwheat to Brad from Tennessee

    Coming soon: now that the water running down your driveway is under federal control because it is a “navigable waterway”, the next step is to extend federal control over the water in your home’s pipes because they could easily end up watering your lawn, which would drain into your driveway, a long-established federal “navigable waterway”.

    All your rights and property are belong to us.

  • Mom Arrested, Shackled Over Son's Unexcused School Absences

    05/22/2015 6:48:44 AM PDT · 53 of 75
    theBuckwheat to ilovesarah2012

    When people advocate that government must perform a function, they only think that government will be competent, rational, thoughtful, careful and not abuse any citizen. But the truth must always be hammered: that government is only power, and in the end it can only threaten to use force up to and including force that leads to death of the citizen.

    When you ask a person who advocates that government must enforce such and such a law, if it is so important that they would shoot their own grandmother in the head if she politely declined to obey the law, such people recoil in horror that anyone would ask such an outrageous question. Yet that is exactly what can happen. This poor woman could have been tazered or shot had she gotten too uppity with the officers and it would have been dismissed because the officer was merely following department policy.

    Well the policy of my department is to respect the liberty of others and to only involve government when there are no other means left to have an peaceful society.

  • Pro-abortion writer: There should be more abortions

    05/22/2015 6:17:58 AM PDT · 3 of 10
    theBuckwheat to Morgana

    Liberalism (er, “progressive-ism”) is truly the religion of death. In the case of this article, to advocate for unrestrained abortion results in the liquidation of a potential human individual. When carried out as general social norms, results in a rate of live births that is below the rate of death.

    As such, this is social suicide.

    It gets even worse because of socialism. When government sets up income redistribution programs to fund retirement and turns it into a Ponzi scheme so it needs to have many people working so as to fund the retirement payments to a few, when declining number of workers reaches a certain level, the scheme fails.

    And so, the socialists (ever on the lookout for assets to covet and steal), must import workers to be taxed. From where do these workers come, and what cultural values do they bring with them? Well certainly not values that cherish freedom, at least on balance. In fact the current immigration scam is advanced in part exactly because the left expects that the poor and uneducated people from Central and South America who are flooding in are predisposed to socialism and dependency.

    So for the left, abortion only has a positive feedback loop. At the individual level, and the level of the national economy and at the level of importing people who will vote for the socialist candidates.

    This leads me to state the obvious: however we decide to settle the legal status of those who came here in violation of the law, who stay here in violation of the law, and who work here in violation of the law, we must NEVER allow them to have the right to vote. At the very least this must be the price of their violation of the law, and to not reward the politicians who pandered to their violation of the law and who expected to buy votes through these policies.

  • Stripped naked and sold to the highest bidder: How ISIS is sending the 'prettiest Yazidi virgins'...

    05/21/2015 2:31:47 PM PDT · 53 of 54
    theBuckwheat to markomalley
  • Patient who pulled gun on armed robber hopes he taught him lesson

    05/21/2015 11:09:52 AM PDT · 32 of 32
    theBuckwheat to cripplecreek

    We must never forget that all CCW advocates are asking for is the option, because some day they may need the option so at the exact moment they can exercise it as the think best. In this case the victim was able to sufficiently protect himself without needing to exercise all the CCW option entails. Let us all hope that a young man will have had a positive life-changing realization and repent. (which means to not only realize the sin, but to resolve to not commit it again)

  • Obama: Climate change ‘serious threat to global security’

    05/20/2015 7:23:10 AM PDT · 18 of 20
    theBuckwheat to Cincinatus' Wife

    Believing lies and delusions is the most serious threat of all. Colluding with others to advance lies and delusions is evil that history will teach to many future generations.

  • Abortion doc to pro-lifers “Paybacks are gonna be hell”

    05/20/2015 7:18:06 AM PDT · 11 of 18
    theBuckwheat to Morgana

    God is not mocked. People who openly destroy God’s most precious creation are guaranteed to find out. Everyone dies and after that, the Judgment is promised on the Highest Authority.

  • Moms Demand: ‘Outlaw’ Biker Gangs Wouldn’t Have Guns If We Expanded Background Checks

    05/20/2015 7:15:02 AM PDT · 11 of 77
    theBuckwheat to rktman

    If felons obeyed the law, then felons would not have guns. The problem with liberals (er, “progressives”) is that the think talking about a law, and passing a law are the same as having a law that 100% of people obeyed, even when you put the Constitution aside. But when a law insults and offends the principles upon which the Constitution was built, then the law invites violation just on the principle of inalienable rights.

    Of course, none of this matters to gun-grabbers. It doesn’t upset them in the least when someone they approve of has armed security, and on that point alone they are hypocrites and emotional frauds who must be opposed if only because of how their agitation diminishes the public’s understanding of the compelling reasons for government to respect the RKBA.

  • Hillary's Press Silence Speaks Volumes

    05/19/2015 5:38:09 AM PDT · 9 of 21
    theBuckwheat to RoosterRedux

    MSM: corruption is baked into the cake, given the selection process to get into and successfully graduate in Journalism school.

  • SOUTH CAROLINA Democrats oppose legislation that would ban Islamic sharia law from state courts

    05/17/2015 8:26:10 AM PDT · 47 of 53
    theBuckwheat to matthew fuller

    Your observation is correct. My FAIL on that rhetorical point, but it made you think!

  • SOUTH CAROLINA Democrats oppose legislation that would ban Islamic sharia law from state courts

    05/16/2015 8:12:34 PM PDT · 9 of 53
    theBuckwheat to upchuck

    Let us recall that at Democrat Party convention in September of 2012 to nominate BHO to be their candidate for president that the convention booed a resolution to change the platform to omit the mention of God.

    see for yourself:

    So, what are we seeing when we see a party who ejects God, that is the God that most Americans think of, that is the God of the Bible, yet who defend the religious and secular law that is from the deity of a religion that is waging war against Christians and Jews?

    I think we are seeing the mask slipping from secular progressive ideology. I think that this “secular” ideology is in fact a religion that is “hell bent” (so to speak) at waging war against people who follow God, that is people who are at least culturally Christian and Jewish. In the process, this ideology also wants to replace the free market and our republic with fascism.

    And too many Republicans are being useful idiots about this treason.

    Just to remind the Muslims and their progressive defenders why their efforts to destroy Israel will not succeed:

    Psalms 132:13-14

    (13) For the LORD hath chosen Zion; He hath desired it for His habitation:

    (14) ‘This is My resting-place for ever; here will I dwell; for I have desired it.

  • Conservative Ted Cruz Goes After Progressive Jeb Bush for His Support for Common Core

    05/16/2015 2:51:10 PM PDT · 38 of 47
    theBuckwheat to Michael van der Galien

    This debate illustrates the seduction of socialist government programs. It was a wrong for government to be given the power to run school systems. It is wrong for the federal government, state governments and local governments. Government must not have the power to educate the children. Period.

    The seduction of this system is people expect government to educate their children, no matter what the total cost. So the “conservative” candidate can only tell the voters that he will run the socialist institution of public education better than the socialists can run it.

    Most conservative candidates cannot bring themselves to doing the better thing, to campaign on eliminating public education and replacing it with parental choice of private vendors.

    With the news that the Fairfax school system is going to teach “gender fluidity” and of course the instruction in California that same sex marriage is normal, we now have public education overtly teaching our children values and morals that are directly hostile to those of Christianity. The only choice that parents have in this matter is how to withdraw their children from the public school system.

    But this is what happens when government that must allow freedom of religion must act. That is: where religion is prohibited, only secular values will prevail. Because it is easy for secular forces to prevail in the battle of values, we must revoke government power from areas where secular forces will take their war against Christianity.

    That also means that since too many in government are now hostile to God’s definition of marriage, we must also revoke government’s power to define and regulate marriage. Then secular forces will not be able to use same sex marriage as a way to destroy godly marriage.

    Strangely, when I post this position, I am shocked by how many people who call themselves “conservative” rise up to defend government, and write as if no marriage or education could take place unless government perform it. So, I also plead with people who think of themselves as “conservative” to please think deeply about what they really are attempting to conserve. All too often it is conserving government.

    It is not far fetched that we will soon see some Christian arrested because they committed the hate crime of peacefully declining to bake a wedding cake for a same-sex marriage. We could also see a parent arrested because they declined to allow public education from indoctrinating their child with values that were opposed to God’s plain words about sexual morality. Our government has become our enemy. It is time to fish or cut bait on what powers we allow government to have and that is why I advocate an Article V convention.

  • ObamaCare exchanges are melting down across America

    05/15/2015 6:11:29 AM PDT · 14 of 15
    theBuckwheat to lowbridge

    Predicted long ago but liberals are in denial of the economic truth.

    In “Economic Calculation in a Socialist Commonwealth,” Ludwig von Mises proves socialistism is not “sustainable”.

    “Mises demonstrated that, in any economy more complex than the Crusoe or primitive family level, the socialist planning board would simply not know what to do, or how to answer any of these vital questions. Developing the momentous concept of “calculation”, Mises pointed out that the planning board could not answer these question because socialism would lack the indispensable tool that private entrepreneurs use to appraise and calculate: the existence of a market in the means of production, a market that bring about money prices based on genuine profit-seeking exchanges by private owners of these means of production. Since the very essence of socialism is collective ownership of the means of production, the planning board woud not be able to plan or to make any sort of rational economic decisions. Its decisions would necessarily be of completely arbitrary and chaotic, and therefore the existence of a socialist planned economy is literally “impossible” (to use a term long ridiculed by Mises’s critics).”

    Murray M. Rothbard, The End of Socialism and the Calculation Debate Revisited, The Review of Austrian Economics, Vol 5, No. 2

    Article link:

  • Christians Who Have Avoided Culture Wars No Longer Have a Choice With Religious Freedom in Jeopardy

    05/09/2015 2:48:33 PM PDT · 17 of 20
    theBuckwheat to SeekAndFind

    Because some people in government are now hostile to marriage as God defined it, in order to protect godly marriage we must remove the power of the State to define and regulate marriage. Then anyone will be perfectly free to enter into whatever relationship they want. However, they will not be able to call upon the police power of the state to force me to recognize a “marriage” that I know is theologically illegitimate and morally repugnant.

    If we remove government from marriage and return it to the private sphere where it came from, lesbians can still marry each other, but they won’t be able to use government to force me to sell them wedding cake or artfully photograph their “marriage”. They will be free to do as they please without being able to coerce anyone else about their private affair.

  • Baltimore: The Intersection of the Grievance Culture and the Welfare State

    05/07/2015 1:41:50 PM PDT · 8 of 10
    theBuckwheat to Kaslin

    Liberalism is unsustainable. It can only exist by consuming resources stolen from the productive portion of the country. It is based on the direct and blatant violation of three of the Ten Commandments: lies, coveting and theft. It attempts to set up a secular Utopia, which is a form if idolatry, breaking yet another Commandment. The fruits are darkness and evil.

  • Limiting global warming to 2 degrees 'inadequate', scientists say

    05/01/2015 9:43:36 AM PDT · 19 of 67
    theBuckwheat to Oldeconomybuyer

    I am waiting for some climate scientist to publish a paper on what the optimum climate is for our biosphere. The first question that would naturally flow would be where is our current trend in relation to this finding.

    That nobody seems interested in this vital comparison indicates that the climate is being studied for other purposes. Since all the urgent demands that flow from today’s climate science all converge on policy solutions that involve statism, bigger government, higher taxes, less personal liberty, the bigger picture tells me all that I need to know about “climate science”. It is socialism and Gaia worship by other means.

  • Tesla Unveils Battery To Power Homes (Solar Energy Storage & Backup Generator Alert)

    05/01/2015 4:56:31 AM PDT · 50 of 75
    theBuckwheat to goldstategop

    Diversifying the electric grid is a good idea but of all sources of power, photo PV cells have are uniquely vulnerable to instant and total destruction by an EMP. Every PV cell in line of sight of an EMP will be destroyed. There is no way to protect them. They are basically EMP antennas.

    So, it is just plain imprudent to use PV solar for more than a few percent of our power generating capacity.

  • The Incredible Intolerance of Ultra-Liberals and Gays

    04/27/2015 10:30:41 AM PDT · 12 of 58
    theBuckwheat to Kaslin

    This is yet more proof that liberal calls for “fairness” and “tolerance”, along with calls for “inclusiveness” and “diversity” are all a guile-laden means to give liberals the means to simultaneously claim the moral high ground against conservatives as well as to advance the liberal agenda.

    For example, in the wake of the 1969 Stonewall Inn riots in New York, in which gay men were brutally treated by police, it was often said that they just wanted to be “left alone”. [1]

    It wasn’t long after this, that advocates for homosexual rights claimed that they just wanted to be able to “come out of the closet” and to participate in normal society.

    Fast forward to the several incidents where owners of small businesses such as those that offer wedding services, cakes, meeting venues and photography serves have been hauled before government regulatory agencies and fined or even threatened with being thrown in jail for the crime of politely declining to be hired in support of an event relating to a same-sex “marriage”.

    And then there is the case of the CEO of Mozilla, Brendan Eich, being fired because it was discovered that some years prior he had donated to a ballot initiative effort in California that defined marriage as being between one man and one woman.

    By the reaction of supporters of homosexual rights today, it is clear that they are willing to issue death threats, slash tires, and to grind anyone into the ground where they can when it is found that they oppose this agenda.

    So, it was never about just being left alone. The homosexual lobby now has the knickname of “gay mafia” or “gaystoppo” and the case of Brenden Eich proves it. But that must not surprise anyone, for a person becomes a liberal when they decide in their youth that they can lie to themselves and it doesn’t matter. When you lie to yourself, it is nothing to lie to others. You end up affiliating with people who like the same lies. You take pride in your common lies, for you cannot appeal to truth. Indeed, truth itself becomes a tool and a tactic that only exists to advance your agenda. Otherwise, truth itself is malleable and plastic. And then when dealing with people who do not share your common lies is by what power you can gain over them, for you cannot appeal to principle, at least not honestly.

    [1] See for example,

    Multicultural pieties are an ideological weapon, designed to paralyze societal defenders. They are not the unintended consequences of goofy good intentions, but deliberately honed tools of political power, wielded without good intentions of any sort.

    — Glenn Reynolds

  • Stop Trying To Make John Kasich Happen. He's Not Going To Happen.

    04/27/2015 5:46:24 AM PDT · 10 of 13
    theBuckwheat to ObamahatesPACoal

    Too many conservatives lack faith in the principles they claim they have when they are running for office. It is one thing to say you know how evil socialism is during the campaign. But when it comes time to vote against socialism, they just can’t. The net effect is that the “conservative” officeholder tries in vain to run the socialist government more efficiently than the socialist officeholder did. This is a FAIL in the making.

  • Local gay couple heads to DC as Supreme Court mulls same-sex marriage

    04/27/2015 5:39:55 AM PDT · 5 of 9
    theBuckwheat to SoFloFreeper

    Marriage is a covenant defined by God, not a contract defined by man and thus able to be regulated by man’s governments.

    In Matthew chapter 19, Jesus stated it was God’s intention that only one man and one woman can be married. God defines other sexual relations including homosexual ones as immoral. People who practice them will not be granted eternal life. (Rev 22:15).

    Because too many government officials are now hostile to how God defines marriage, government is being used to force me to recognize and even enable “marriage” that God tells me is morally repulsive. Just as we have a separation of church and state, we must now have a separation of marriage and state. When marriage is a private matter, then anyone can enter into any manner of relationship they please, but they cannot use government to impose their definition on others.

  • Will Liquid Mercury Show The Way To King's Tomb In Mysterious City Of Teotihuacan?

    04/25/2015 2:47:01 PM PDT · 19 of 46
    theBuckwheat to Beowulf9

    Even the spillage of a few milligrams of mercury like that found in a compact florescent light bulb is enough to create a neurological health hazard because of mercury vapor.

    “If and when a CFL bulb breaks in a person’s residence or place of work— an almost inevitability at some point— the bulb will release at least 25,000 ng/m3 to 100,000 ng/m3 (nanograms per meter cubed) of invisible, microscopic, particles of mercury vapor directly into the immediate indoor environment. (The U.S. safety level for mercury vapor exposure is 200 ng/m3.)”

  • Presbyterian Church (USA): Evangelicals suddenly on the wrong side in gay marriage debate

    04/21/2015 9:28:12 AM PDT · 19 of 35
    theBuckwheat to Gamecock

    As with all things liberal, he who controls the meaning of the words and memes controls the outcome of the debate. In this case who controls the determination of “wrong side”.

    But also recall that liberals operate under the presumption of moral superiority. So, who gets to define what is moral or not?

    God has already spoken quite adequately on the subject of sexual morality. Please read Revelation 22:15. Anyone who practices sexual immorality (as God defines it) will not be offered the free gift of eternal life. Any minister who says something different is misrepresenting God’s words.

  • PCRT Q/A: How Can Churches Support Homosexuality?

    04/21/2015 9:13:43 AM PDT · 12 of 25
    theBuckwheat to Gamecock

    A variety of passages in Scripture make it very clear that a person who practices sexual immorality will not be given the free gift of eternal life. See Revelation 22:15.

    Any minister who finds otherwise has resigned from that office.

    Having said that, one of the truths of Scripture, apart from defining what sin is, that humanity does not have the spiritual nature to live a sin-free life. But there is a substantial difference between a person who knows not to commit sin, but who occasionally slips, and a person who refuses to stop committing a sin.

    Even people who don’t know God know that some people are habitual liars or murderers, and many people are not.

    If for example, take a man who knows that it is a sin to commit adultery but he is living with his mistress. Jesus calls upon such people to realize that in order to inherit eternal life, they must stop their present course of action.

    The same must be said about people who have sexual preferences that God defines as immoral. The first step in restoring a proper relationship with God is to stop actions that God says are disqualifying. God will not grant grace to people who refuse to bring their behavior into harmony with God’s Law. He only gives grace and forgiveness to people who are willing to change. He is willing to give all the help necessary to such a person. But a person who refuses to change, will die in his sins.

    It grieves me greatly to see ministers and whole churches who just cannot bring themselves to be honest about the Word of God. The entire relationship that God has with people He calls His is on faith in Him and His Word. When a person cannot honestly represent what the Word plainly says, he lacks faith in those words. 2 Timothy 3:16

  • Sexy Conservatives Will Out-Breed Barren Liberals

    04/20/2015 5:35:37 AM PDT · 29 of 110
    theBuckwheat to Biggirl

    When you were 20 and saw the dangerous fruits of the all-heart-no-brain worldview, you were wise enough to understand that the brain must always be in control, even while listening to the heart.

  • Erdoğan, Obama to open mosque in US

    04/20/2015 5:16:34 AM PDT · 11 of 32
    theBuckwheat to DeaconBenjamin

    The very claim that Islam is a “religion of peace” is Islamist propaganda. Islamic doctrine states that the world is divided into to areas. The first is called “Dar al-Islam” or House of Islam. The area not presently in the House of Islam is called “Dar al-Harb”, or House of War.

    By the very phrasing and definition, Islam is expansionist. By definition, an area under Islam is at “peace”, no matter how many women are FGM’d or how many honor killings take place.

    Only useful idiots in the west foolishly swallow the claim that Islam is just a peaceful religion, so why get all upset about it?

    Just as Christianity has sects full of people who just cannot bring themselves to fully accept the words of the founder of that religion, it is clear to me that many in the House of Peace just cannot bring themselves to accept the demands that full-on literal Islam make of them. Bringing those demands to light in a compelling way is the secret to the success of the Muslim Brotherhood. That is also what makes them so dangerous. Previously passive and peaceful nominal Muslims find out that in order to get a First Class Pass to Paradise, they must wage violent jihad, or get at the back of the line. And so we now suffer as a society from the Sudden Jihad Syndrome.

  • Erdoğan, Obama to open mosque in US

    04/20/2015 5:03:23 AM PDT · 6 of 32
    theBuckwheat to DeaconBenjamin

    “Our duty is to tell the true Islam which is a religion of peace...”

    Except of course, Death to Israel.

  • What Part of ´No´ Does HHS Not Get?

    04/20/2015 4:59:27 AM PDT · 6 of 24
    theBuckwheat to rootin tootin

    Abortion is the blood sacrifice that progressives must offer to the god of this world. Liberalism is death worship both in the physical and the spiritual realms because their god cannot save any human.

  • Oklahoma City bombing Bill Clinton, officials join hundreds of survivors...

    04/19/2015 8:53:17 PM PDT · 24 of 30
    theBuckwheat to theBuckwheat

    It must also be remembered that Tim McVeigh sought revenge for the deaths of the Branch Davidians at Waco. That is why he picked that date. Had the Waco massacre never taken place, McVeigh would not have had that reason. That much is easy to say. What we will probably never know is what he would have done or not done instead.

    I notice that under Clinton, in my opinion Waco shares one common factor with the explosion of TWA 800 over Long Island Sound and with the first World Trade Center bombing. That is the rush to a pre-determined outcome, and a bullheaded determination to pursue the case as a criminal act, and not an act that involved any foreign power.

    Given who John Doe Number Two was It is my personal opinion that McVeigh was helped by people from the Middle East. I think that former KOFR reporter Jayna Davis was substantially correct in her factfinding on this matter. Witnesses placed a man with middle-eastern appearance with McVeigh when he parked the truck. The rest can be found using Google if anyone cares.

    In the case of the first WTC truck bomb, the Clinton Justice Department very quickly refused to consider it an act by jihadists acting from a global jihadist movement but instead just an isolated criminal act.

    In the case of TWA 800, I think that it was shot down by a missile because of the number of witnesses with the same story. If TWA 800 was shot down by Iran in retaliation for the US shootdown of Iran Air Flight 655 by the USS Vincennes during the Gulf War, it would have been an act of war.

    It is clear to me that Clinton bent over backwards in absurd denials of very loud facts in order to avoid responding appropriately. In the case of Iran, maybe they are rushing to build a nuclear weapons capability in part because the US has never had the appetite to cut the head off of that snake.

  • Oklahoma City bombing Bill Clinton, officials join hundreds of survivors...

    04/19/2015 8:30:50 PM PDT · 22 of 30
    theBuckwheat to GrandJediMasterYoda

    Did he ever care about who John Doe Number Two really was and why he was in OKC on that day?

  • Must Christianity Change Its Sexual Ethics? History May Hold The Key

    04/19/2015 3:07:14 PM PDT · 22 of 36
    theBuckwheat to ReformationFan

    Moreover, that point boils down to whether or not a person is willing to have Jesus as their Savior, because Jesus made it plain that He only saves people who are willing to obey him.

    Those who decline to follow Him cannot be granted eternal life.

    Now people are free to excuse this all away, but then God is free to decline to give them the priceless (but conditional) gift of eternal life.

  • Marco Rubio: Being Gay Is Not a Choice

    04/19/2015 12:44:42 PM PDT · 51 of 129
    theBuckwheat to SoConPubbie

    It is clear to me that some people are born with genetic defects that give them confused signals as they are growing up about sexual attraction. Some have such a dysfunctional relationship with one or both of their parents that they develop dysfunction with respect to sexual attraction. Some come to it via ideology, as for example feminism leads to such a rejection of males that some women deliberately become lesbians.

    We could say the same for people who grow up with a dysfunctional understanding of property rights, or of how they must respect the life of others.

    None of this makes homosexuality in harmony with God’s law. He makes it very clear in many ways that just as people who covet and murder cannot qualify for the Kingdom of God, people who practice sexual immorality are also disqualified.

    In the Post-Christian west, we now have the problem that as society becomes more secular, the basis of civil and criminal law become more and more distant from God’s Law. However, this also illustrates areas where it was a mistake to allow the prevailing Christian establishment to collude with civil government to make law.

    At this very moment as I type in 2015, in this state, it is illegal for an auto dealership to be open for business. This is one of the last vestiges of what were called “Blue Laws”, that regulated what could and could not be sold on Sunday.

    Marriage is a sacred covenant defined by God. People who don’t want a relationship with God cannot enter into this covenant. If they want to form a household, they are free to do so as they please, and they do. I cannot recall the last time anyone was arrested for co-habitation or when a “hippie commune” was raided. Yet we are in turmoil because of same-sex “marriage”.

    Because too many in government now have values and ideology that is hostile to Christianity and Torah, in order to protect marriage, it is time to remove from government the power to define, regulate and authorize it. Then it will return to being a private matter. Then nobody can force me to recognize a “marriage” that is morally repugnant. And nobody can throw me in jail or arrest me for declining to be drafted as an enabler for a ceremony that is blasphemous. The gay mafia will have to take their war to some other corner of our society. And people who want to get married as God defines it can still do so.

  • Big Idea: California Is So Over

    04/19/2015 6:47:26 AM PDT · 4 of 69
    theBuckwheat to amnestynone

    California has met the future, and it really doesn’t work.

    The hard truth is that Utopia is unsustainable, a concept that too many in California love to scold the rest of us about.

    Socialism is the fraudulent idea that we will individually and collectively be better off spiritually and economically when we live at the expense of each other. To that end, we must allow others to take our income and wealth from us, just as we take it from them. The fundamental structure of this violates the Ten Commandments that forbid lies, coveting and theft.

    From a secular standpoint, none other than Vaclav Havel showed in his essay The Power of the Powerless [1] that socialism induces a moral corruption in every interaction people have, when truth itself must be suppressed to sustain the political ideals that elites are attempting to force society to adopt in their lives. This stirring essay tells us what living hell life in a socialist Utopia really is.

    The economist Ludwig von Mises showed in 1920 [2,3] that since a socialist economy destroys price information via government intrusion, the myriad of participants in the economy are unable to make a fully rational calculation about true profit and loss. Any economic activity that operates at a loss cannot be “sustainable”, a concept the left loves to scold us about, yet cannot really grasp.

    Taking another approach, the Nobel economist F.A. Hayek showed that a national economy had such an immense myriad of dynamic economic relationships that no single committee or bureaucracy, no matter how smart or how well staffed, could possibly know enough to direct prices or production levels. His Nobel Lecture [4] was entitled The Pretence of Knowledge. Hayek had previously used this idea as the basis for a very thorough article [5] on the subject, “The Use of Knowledge in Society.”

    Some American (and Canadian) elites seek to make their countries more like Europe, but the costs of socialism make it morally, socially and economically unsustainable. We see this in the socialist vanguard of Greece and how utterly impoverished socialism is making their economy. We are headed in that direction.

    [1] Václav Havel: The Power of the Powerless

    [2] Economic Calculation in the Socialist Commonwealth by Ludwig von Mises

    [3] Why a Socialist Economy is “Impossible” by Joseph T. Salerno

    [4] The Pretense of Knowledge

    [5] “The Use of Knowledge in Society,” American Economic Review, XXXV, No. 4; September, 1945, pp. 519–30.

  • Chris Christie want’s [sic] to find “the right balance” on gun control

    04/19/2015 5:44:15 AM PDT · 41 of 45
    theBuckwheat to 2ndDivisionVet

    The right balance would be to recognize the CCW permits issued by other states while in the process of implementing his own “shall-issue” permit system. If he really wanted to recognize the inalienable right of New Jersey citizens to keep and bear arms, he would support Constitutional Carry.

  • Texas veterinarian who shot cat with bow and arrow is facing police probe

    04/18/2015 3:39:33 PM PDT · 58 of 135
    theBuckwheat to BenLurkin

    Shoot, shovel and shut up.

  • Lawmakers push for homeschool reform after two children found in freezer

    04/17/2015 7:01:27 PM PDT · 74 of 86
    theBuckwheat to Tired of Taxes

    Of course, there is no accounting for the damage that public schools do to individual children nor for the massive economic damage they do to the nation by graduating children who are, on average, at least one full grade level in competence compared to where they could be.

    It is the government schools that should be forced to justify their existence, not private homeschooling.

  • Grassley to Holder: Why Is The VA Putting So Many Veterans on Your Federal Gun Ban List?

    04/17/2015 6:55:33 PM PDT · 24 of 38
    theBuckwheat to 2ndDivisionVet

    Tyranny, pure tyranny.

    I would say “tar, feathers”, but the government has given itself to declare the expression of outrage on the part of citizens to be a “terrorist act”, which is a felony, and by which a person can then be denied their rights under the Second Amendment.

    Yet more tyranny.

  • William Shatner’s $30 Billion Kickstarter Campaign to Save California [Water Pipeline Seattle to LA]

    04/17/2015 6:51:08 PM PDT · 57 of 87
    theBuckwheat to Steelfish

    One four foot diameter pipeline of fresh water is not enough.

    Better to spend the money on desalination plants along the coast.

  • Utah Girl Scouts Troop Hopes to Attract Transgender Recruits

    04/17/2015 12:35:52 PM PDT · 15 of 27
    theBuckwheat to DoughtyOne

    The “transgenered demographic”, where a boy became a girl, is quite small, especially in Utah. Because there are a lot of other ways to increase membership, I would suspect there are a lot more to this story. It reeks of leadership with a destructive liberal agenda.

  • Ted Cruz’s frightening gun fanaticism: When a presidential contender encourages armed insurrection

    04/17/2015 12:11:09 PM PDT · 45 of 136
    theBuckwheat to Steely Tom

    Liberals did not complain when Black Panthers appeared in the streets armed. Speaking truth to power and all that liberal rot.

  • MS: Governor Signs 90% Constitutional Carry on April 10th (SB 2394)

    04/17/2015 6:16:47 AM PDT · 4 of 16
    theBuckwheat to marktwain

    Another way to carry is the Concealed Carry Holster (tee) Shirt, like the following:

  • Note to NRA: We are not a nation under violent siege(barf alert)

    04/17/2015 6:11:03 AM PDT · 5 of 29
    theBuckwheat to rellimpank

    Liberalism warps the mind to such an extent that truth itself becomes malleable and plastic so that The Agenda may be advanced by whatever means necessary.

    Liberals are so enslaved by The Agenda that they cannot, for example, admit that an unborn child is a human, let alone worthy of protection. And in this case, the lives of the young urban black victims who are shot by the dozens in their own city are not worthy of protection either. Even #BlackLivesOnlyMatterOnlyWhenItAdvancesTheLiberalAgenda.

  • 'GunnyTime' premieres: 'If we can’t drive it, fly it or shoot it, we blow that doggone thing up'

    04/16/2015 6:02:45 AM PDT · 4 of 18
    theBuckwheat to Leaning Right

    There are few problems in life that cannot be solved by the proper application of high explosives.

  • 5 Actions Churches Should Take in a Changing Legal Culture

    04/14/2015 8:33:20 AM PDT · 3 of 9
    theBuckwheat to Gamecock

    Try reading and then following God’s Law. That would be a great starting place. Stand up for those timeless principles. Remind people that marriage is a covenant not a contract and that as such government cannot be involved before the fact, either to regulate or to license.

    Remind government that people who are sexually immoral cannot inherit the Kingdom of God, but that is a matter for God, not government. So, don’t force Christians to be enablers for sexual immorality.

  • DOJ Singles Out Tax Cheats in a Pay-or-Else Warning to Taxpayers

    04/14/2015 8:26:52 AM PDT · 17 of 30
    theBuckwheat to Rusty0604

    No one is above the law? Louis Learner. Al Sharpton.