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Before you vote for Hillary; Do you know who Saul Alinsky was?

If I were involved in a church's process of calling a new pastor, the first question I would ask the candidate would be, "Who are your favorite Christian authors and speakers, and how have they influenced the formation of your theology? The answer to that question will tell you a lot about the candidate.

 Before you cast a vote for Hillary Clinton, you better learn about Saul Alinsky. Alinsky was a neo-Marxist hero to many 1960s era college students. He is perhaps best known for his book, "Rules for Radicals." His goal was to, "create mass organizations to seize power," and end capitalism.

 He dedicated "Rules for Radicals" to: "the first radical known to man who rebelled against the establishment and did it so effectively that he at least won his own kingdom — Lucifer.” As you learn about Alinsky, I believe a lightbulb will come on in your head, and you will discover one of the sources of the mysterious changes in America.

 When Hillary was a senior at Wellesley College, she wrote her senior honors thesis on, There is Only the Fight – an analysis of the Alinsky model. While Mrs. Clinton protested, the paper she wrote is now publicly available. Here

I have no pretense that this brief post is an exhaustive study of Alinsky or Clinton. I am merely writing to urge you to do your homework before you vote. Google it. You will find a lot of information in a short amount of time.

Getting things right, one little step at a time.

As with many things, Christians often have one of two opposite reactions to what is happening around them.
One is the fortress mentality.   Its primary tactic is avoidance of “worldly” people and activities to keep us away from the corruptions of the sinful world.  There are a couple of problems with this.  First, the Great Commission we received from Jesus to go into all the world and make disciples is very hard to pull off, if we are hiding from that same world.

Also, I’ve seen a lot of not so happy endings with Children raised inside the safety net of the Christian bubble.  When a young person grows up with a steady diet of Christian media, surrounded by friends who have been carefully vetted prior to their admittance to the homeschool playgroup, they can struggle with how to interact in a mixed crowd.  Also, when they are taken off the leash, the neon glow of bad decisions can become very appealing.

The other mistaken reaction to culture is to recklessly dive in headfirst to every indulgence.  Those who maintain a connection to their faith while adopting many elements and practices from mainstream culture can end up with a complete separation of their faith from everyday activities.

The answer isn’t easy. It never has been. Jesus sent His disciples into a world that was very hostile to their message.  Yet they reached the known world with the message of Jesus.

For us today, I think part of the answer is to allow people to see that we are clearly different, without needing to piously make our presence known or announcing how offended we are by what people are doing around us.

This needs to flow from us in a natural way.  There is no checklist of does and don’ts for Christians beyond the text of the Bible, itself. Our uniqueness as disciples of Jesus Christ comes about as we grow and mature in our faith.

It’s likely that people outside of the church think of Christians as people who “DON’T DO” things. Unfortunately, we are known for what we oppose.  I’m going to jump past the typical topics of serving others and look at something that happens every day.

How do we interact with others and conduct business?   Please allow me a broad question:  If you find an opportunity to make a transaction that will be very profitable to you, is legal, but takes advantage of another person or business, do you go for it?

For example, many retailers have a “membership card.”   Often, points are collected towards discounts on future purchases.  If a friend discovers a way to cheat and accumulate a massive amount of points, do you take the invitation to get in on the scheme?

One more scenario:  When selling a product or service, would you take advantage of a na├»ve customer and take far more than the fair market value of what you have to sell?  With my own lack of knowledge about motor vehicle repair, I would be easy prey for an opportunistic mechanic.  I have great respect for those who have treated me well in this area.  I am egger to do more business with them.

From a broad perspective, these seem like small situations.  However, our lives are an ongoing series of small transactions.  If we are known for handling them well, our character and reputation could earn us the opportunity to address far bigger issues.

Everything matters, and nobody we meet is unimportant.

Church Persecution, Right Now in Florida

I began preaching on Acts, as the new year began. Last week I came to the 4th chapter. The topic, as I saw it, was the beginning of Church persecution. In the name of Jesus, Peter and John healed a man who had been lame all his life.

This good deed resulted in their imprisonment and subsequent harassment by the established Jewish officials. As the week unfolded, I found an overwhelming amount of current real world examples of the continuing persecution of disciples of Jesus Christ of Nazareth.

I received an email from a lady in my church, which contained horrific photos of Christian children being killed by Isis terrorists in Iraq. One picture showed a child being crucified.

At the close of the week, I saw a brief story on the Fox News about a church in Florida and how they were being harassed by local code enforcement officials.

So I got online and started digging. While it looks like there are people in local government that have targeted all churches, one church in Lake Worth, Florida, appears to have been singled out for a greater amount of scrutiny and persecution. A code enforcement official actually attended one of their church service with a hidden camera.

Here is a news story from a local TV station in Florida. 

Common Ground Church had been holding services in a coffee shop owned by pastor Mike Olive. The coffee shop has a business license. Under ordinary circumstances, restaurants often rent or offer the use of their facility to outside groups. For example, Rotary Club meetings.

However, Common Ground Church is not being treated in an ordinary way. The church has had to significantly change how they operate, in order to avoid being heavily fined. Instead of their Sunday morning worship service, the Christians attending Common Ground are now stopping at the coffee bar to pick up small group Bible study materials, give an offering and then spread out through the city to hold small gatherings in various places.

I was able to get in touch with Pastor Olive on Facebook. So, I became aware of a very disturbing new twist in their struggle. On Sunday evening, I received this post from him:

Thank you for continued prayers for protection over the staff of Common Ground Church. This morning, before bible studies, an individual confronted me, pulled out a gun and threatened "to f***ing kill me". This person got distracted with someone else and I ran into the coffee bar and called the Police. Both individuals were arrested. Thank you to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Department and to God for protection. - Pastor Mike Olive 

The individual with the gun was a disturbed person that the church had actually been trying to help.

The folks at common ground church need our prayers. But there is something else we can all help do.

Their story needs to be told. If Christians around America ignore this, stories like it are going to become more common. The next church to be targeted could be yours.

I have tried my best to pull together the basics of this story. Now I am asking you to share this post. Darkness will fade when light is shined upon it. So help shine that light.

Who is Judging Who?

"Who is Judging Who" is a post this week on my blog.  It was inspired by some "fan mail" I received, from a "Progressive Brother."  It really shows just how intolerant the "Tolerance Police" really are.

To Engage in Battle or Hold Back . . .

These days feel like a very challenging season to be in Christian leadership. Besides all of the chaos in the world, we have a mixture of things that captivate people’s attention and take their eyes away from the Lord. Inside many denominations, it almost feels like a civil war is under way.

I’ve spent a decade or so in the trenches of my own denomination’s battle between progressives and conservatives. I am blessed that I do not have this constant tension in my church. We are of one mind. Our mission is to adhere to a conservative literal teaching of the Bible, and reach out to love others and make disciples.  We don’t waste church time & money on “issues” like climate change.

As a pastor, my heart is to reach PEOPLE, before the major global warming starts.
For most of this year, I have walked off the battlefield, feeling as if the ongoing dialogue, in my denomination,  has become a waste of time. I feel called to focus all my efforts on the positive things that I am blessed to be immersed in.

I have even borrowed some lines from Scripture and developed my own slogan: “Let the dead bury the dead. As for me and my house, we will serve the Lord.” While I still intend to spend the overwhelming majority of my time on tending to my flock and evangelism, I still sense a need to keep an eye on what is happening to the church in America.

Struggles with bad teaching and doctrine are certainly nothing new to the church. It seems like every highly gifted, influential Christian leader can be identified for what they taught and what they fought.

We can read about the Apostle Paul’s struggles with the Judaizers, in the book of Galatians. The very early church struggled with the Gnostic heresy.  Athanasius (296-373 AD) spent his life defending the Trinity and Christ’s equality with God.  Augustine (354-430) while authoring many influential works, also had to combat several serious problems, including pagans, who blamed Christians for the fall of Rome.  Martin Luther took a huge leap of faith, and began the Reformation, as a reaction to the corrupt Roman Catholic church, of his time.

If you see the writing on the wall that I see, I anticipate some major changes are coming to the church in America. When the people of God crash and burn, He has always pulled a remnant of true believers out of the ashes to continue His work.

So, as we tend to the ministries that God has given us, may we learn from the past and have the discernment and the boldness to stand firm for what we believe and articulate with as much grace as possible what is heretical or bad teaching. This is an in-house matter. Check out 1st Corinthians chapter 5.

Tolerance is such a buzzword in our era. And by its original definition, tolerating people who see things differently is not a conflict. However, there has been a semantic change. The definition of tolerance no longer means tolerate other’s differences. Tolerance now, means to fully embrace, except and validate ideas that may be completely different from our faith as it is defined in the Bible.

We may need to deal with other people, but we are never called to validate and support sin or just plain wrong thinking. The world is a mess, because there is so much ambiguity. From my point of view, providing some clarity for people in these turbulent times has been exactly what they are looking.

The Roots of Radical Jihadist Islam

With all that's going on in Nigeria, I am posting some info on Islam on my personal blog.  Hope it is helpful, especially with our girls being involved & A.C. coming up.

Political Correctness hits a New High . . . or Low ?

When I heard about, Brendan Eich stepping down as Mozilla’s CEO last Thursday, following an explosion of political correctness, I was acrimonious.  The forces of political correctness smelled blood in the water, and set out to destroy this man.

To me this is a landmark example of persecution, and political correctness going into overdrive. This was not even a matter of free speech, it was a matter of privacy invasion.   Eich said nothing, that I am aware of, about marriage.

Back in 2008, he simply donated $1000 to support traditional family values toward marriage.  Also, in 2008, the current president of the United States clearly stated that it was his opinion that marriage was something between a man and a woman.
Let me restate, once again what political correctness actually is:

When that research is done, we find very deep and very disturbing roots to the movement we know as Political Correctness. Cultural Marxism would actually be a more correct term for what we see and call Political Correctness. Karl Marx, the father of communist thinking, had a very Anti-Western way to see the world. He had hopes of an ideal society with a level playing field for all people. It would be interesting to see what Marx would think of those who implemented his ideology.

To achieve that level playing field, traditional American faith  & family values must be crushed and silenced. While the mavens of political correctness howl for freedom of speech, in truth they only extend that freedom to those who buy into their twisted ideology.

As a pastor, I am wrestling a great deal about how to respond to this outrageous censorship that is picking up so much momentum.  As tempting as it might be, going on a screaming shouting counter attack would most likely not be helpful. It could actually help feed the stereotypes that are out there about angry, judgmental Christians.

To those who are engaging in a “culture war,” let me offer this:  the culture war is over and we lost.  As a Christian leader, it feels more and more like we are living in a Babylonian culture, that is hostile to our faith.

That feeling led me to study and do some sermons on the first five chapters from the book of Daniel. My goal was to answer the question, how do we survive in Babylon?

There are three primary take away points from Daniel:

1. He had a very big faith in God. Even though he was a slave to the Babylonians, he never let go of his faith. He trusted that God had a plan for the ultimate victory of his people. Also, Daniel never held back the truth.

**We can have this, as well. Perhaps, even more so, because we have the New Testament and we can look at the end of the book and we know, in the end we win

2  Daniel had humility.  It was a necessary thing for survival. While he spoke prophetically to the King, he did so in a humble manner. It would have been tempting to use harsh words, but you don’t find them in Daniel’s revelations to the Kings of Babylon.

3. Daniel lived as a servant. While he was a captive, he made himself a blessing to his captors.

So as we ponder our responses to what’s going on in American culture, we need to exercise our faith in a humble (not arrogant) way. We can also strive to have the heart of a servant. It worked for Daniel and it certainly worked for Jesus.

So I offer you this as a starting point. Your comments are welcome. Please post them here, rather than on Facebook. By keeping the conversation here, we can keep it intact.

Thanks for reading.

Abortion & Double Standards

This week's post on Pastoral Graffiti is: abortion and double standards. Reflecting on this year's March for life and the statements of New York's governor and New York City's mayor.

Preaching hate ?

Since my last blog post drew a strong knee-jerk reaction in which I was told I was preaching hate, I thought I would offer this anecdote this week.

In a recent small group meeting, one of the participants mentioned attending a revival service.  I found the depiction of the service to be very troubling.  As the message and the atmosphere of the event were explained to me,  the meeting  sounded like one of the worst cases of legalism, self-righteousness, superiority and even perhaps hateful preaching, that I have ever heard.

The atmosphere of the church hosting the event really sounded like religion to me, in a very bad way. They had lists for how you were to dress, how when and where women were allowed to speak and of course the biggie, the only acceptable version of the Bible is the King James version.

If you happen to be a big fan of the King James Bible, that’s fine, but you need to know  a few things. First of all, the King James Bible is not a translation of the original Greek,  Hebrew and Aramaic texts. It is a translation from Latin to English, it was done in a hurry because it had been ordered by a King James.

This King James only movement, in my opinion borders on idolatry, because it elevates one particular translation of the Bible and treats it like a precious heirloom personally delivered into our hands by Jesus. Also there are mistakes in the KJV.  For instance the name of God, “Jehovah. ”  That is just plain wrong. When God identified himself to Moses the word he used was Yahweh!

Beyond the atmosphere full of self-righteousness and piety, the content of the message my friends heard was very troubling. It sounded like a hate festival reminiscent of the kind of fury stirred up in George Orwell’s novel 1984.

The sermon contained a long list of businesses that Christians should not support.  And while he was at it, the preacher also made a lot of derogatory remarks about other churches and ministries.

"Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand." (John 15)

While the preacher did have Scripture to quote, he was doing what is called “proof texting.”  That does not involve the use of a cell phone. Proof texting is whenever you have an idea that you want to put forth and look for verses in the Bible that support your point of view.

This kind of “ministry” really helps contribute to the negative attitude that many people have about the church.  Also it creates what I call a fortress mentality. The great commission of Jesus tells us that we are to go into all the world and make disciples. We are not going to be too successful at that when we spend our time making long lists of people to stay away from.
In closing let me offer this Scripture from John 15:

12 “This is my commandment, that you love one another as I have loved you. 13 Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends. 14 You are my friends if you do what I command you. 15 No longer do I call you servants, for the servant does not know what his master is doing; but I have called you friends, for all that I have heard from my Father I have made known to you. 16 You did not choose me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit and that your fruit should abide, so that whatever you ask the Father in my name, he may give it to you. 17 These things I command you, so that you will love one another.

Ducks & Political Correctness

The reaction of Americans to the situation involving Duck Dynasty star Phil Robertson, and his comments made in GQ magazine, remind me of the Chick fil A controversy in the summer of 2012. Both fiascos demonstrate how deeply polarized our culture is. My purpose in writing this post is to respond and offer my take as a pastor.

 Within the Christian community, I’ve always tried to be careful about what I say about other people who share their faith in a ministry of some sort. EX: Joel Osteen. I don’t care for his preaching & I have some concerns about his Theology, but I’m not likely to discuss that outside of my church; and he is reaching a large group of people. So, who am I to criticize? I’m reminded of the scripture: Romans 14:4 “4 Who are you to pass judgment on the servant of another? It is before his own master that he stands or falls. And he will be upheld, for the Lord is able to make him stand.

 Phil Robertson, in a unique way is also reaching a large audience. I see the obvious chord Robertson is striking, and many people are encouraged by him. We live in strange days, and God is using unusual people. As far as Duck Dynasty goes, I find it rather underwhelming. I’ve watched 4 or 5 episodes and my conclusion is, this is just another boring “reality TV show.” Honestly, I’m not a good TV critic. I just don’t watch much TV. I simply choose other forms of entertainment. The best thing I’ve seen from Phil Robertson is this message he gave at Saddleback church.
In these days I’ve adopted a little motto: Don’t judge someone God is obviously using.

 The Christian faith is not always something that cleans up well to conform to a politically correct society. 1 Peter 2:7-9: 7 Therefore, to you who believe, He is precious; but to those who are disobedient, “The stone which the builders rejected Has become the chief cornerstone,” 8 and “A stone of stumbling And a rock of offense.

 Jesus love us all ! But, He came to set us free from sin, not to simply hand us a “get out of hell free card.” To a woman caught in adultery, Jesus forgave her AND said, “Go and sin no more.” In the Robertson case and the Chick fil a situation, progressive activists decided to take a swing at well- known American Christians. Their rhetoric articulated their outrage and offense at the words or private business decisions of others.

 This is the same general crowd that screams for “tolerance,” as long as you agree with their agenda. In both cases, the progressive attempts to gain support for their politically correct agenda seem to have backfired, somewhat. Perhaps they underestimated the reactions of American people out here in flyover country. The Cathy family (of Chick fil a) and the Robertson family (of Duck Dynasty) have platforms from which to speak. When they speak, what they say resonates with many straightforward American Christian people, even if Robertson’s words were a bit “off color.”

We live in a very off color world. Thus, I understand why so many people are reacting. There is a lot of anti-Christian ideology out there, and some powerful people who want to muzzle Christians. The climate in America right now just makes situations like this more intense. I will soon be 50 years old. Also, I have been in full-time ministry since I was in my early 30’s. During that time I have seen our country change drastically, and have become aware of the need to be careful with everything I say because someone might take offense. We can't be plain spoken folks like we were 20 years ago. I have learned the value of being “real,” instead of pious. People tell me they find that refreshing. I’m not perfect, and sometimes I say something that can be too edgy.

 When it comes to taking offense, as a Christian I could talk for the rest of my life about things in our culture that I find offensive. The entire tone of the GQ article about Phil Robertson is snarky, sarcastic, and demeaning. It was clear to me after a single reading that the author was mocking the Robertson family after being welcomed into their home.

 I haven't heard anyone mention that perhaps GQ should offer the Robertson family an apology. Make no mistake, I am NOT calling for that. As a matter of fact, I will actually make a case for not becoming offended. There is a magnificent book called “The Bait of Satan.” It was written by John Bevere. Put simply, the bait is offense. When we become offended with another person, especially another Christian, we open a door and invite Satan to walk in and wreak havoc.

 Here is my big concern: Political correctness has a strangle hold on America now. It is the biggest threat to our culture, because it opens the door and lets in many other problems. I am working on a much bigger piece on political correctness, so I beg your patience as I pull it together. It may even turn into an ebook.

 Every once in a while someone like Phil Robertson manages to rip the duct tape off of his mouth long enough to say something politically incorrect. When this happens, progressive types spring into action to stomp down the traditionalist, and once in a while the sleeping giant of traditional America pays attention and reacts. Surprise at the outcry is a little strange.

If you throw a rock at a hornet's nest, you could get stung. Progressive activists are hard at work changing the very structure of our culture. I know them all too well. I cross paths with them every summer at our church annual conference. Honestly, they have been pretty successful.

 Like many other American church denominations, you could say that mine has become two completely different churches trying to share the same name. The value system and biblical interpretation of the two groups are night and day.

 Conflict will always be a part of people groups. How we handle them is what matters.

 The duck dynasty situation never involved government intervention. But the situation with Chick fil A did. The mayors of Boston and Chicago both made statements telling Chick fil A they were not welcome to do business in their cities. A Chick fil a leader made statements in support of traditional family and marriage. I am not aware of any statements that attacked homosexuality directly.

 When it comes to political correctness, this is not the beginning of a slippery slope. We are already on a slippery slope and our culture is sliding downhill very quickly. I present the following to demonstrate how effective progressive activism is. And, I remind you, I wrote this piece as a response. I take no joy in mentioning homosexuality once again. It’s a sin, like all other sins.

 Homosexuality was classified as a mental illness until 1973.(1) The American Psychological Association made the declassification due to the presence of constant protesters at their conventions and the influence of “Sexologist,” Alfred Kinsey who was himself a very troubled individual. I’ll simply mention that Kinsey rendered himself impotent, due to his experiments with self-torture. However, Kinsey would be a topic for another day. I have a stack of information on him. (2)

 (1) –“Legislating Immorality,” George Grant & Mark A. Horne. – Page 117
 (2) – “Intellectual Morons,” Daniel J. Flynn. – Chapter 2

Jesus the Most Influential Person in History

A new book Who's Bigger? Where Historical Figures Really Rank by Steven Skiena and Charles Ward places Jesus as number one on the list of history’s most influential people.

As we are knee deep in the Christmas season, this comes as an encouraging piece of news.  Honestly, I’m not really too surprised.  Whatever people think of who He is, overall their tendency is to hold Him in very high regard.

The theologian in me could go on a rant about how we “should” view Jesus, but in these days of media overload, I couldn’t say anything new.  My default position comes from C.S. Lewis, who offered the “liar, lunatic or Lord” illustration.  Basically, a man saying the things Jesus said would have to by an amazingly good liar (nobody could lie that well), or a crazed lunatic (insane people don’t change world for the better) or He would have to be exactly what He said He is:  The Lord God in the flesh.  This pap about being a great moral teacher is not an option.

Moving forward, from inside the church, this #1 ranking of Jesus causes me to see a disconnect.  If Jesus is held in such high regard, why are there so many empty seats in the churches across America?  Isn’t the church supposed to be the gathering place for people who hold Jesus in such high esteem.

The problem is obviously not Jesus.  He was perfect and most people have a favorable opinion of Him.  Could it be that in our churches, people aren’t seeing much of Jesus?  I could spill a lot of ink talking about the bad experiences people have had in various churches.  Rather than list them and rehash them, I’ll offer this thought:  Our churches are too focused on US and our preferences.  If people get around to checking out our churches, my hunch is they see way more of us, than Jesus.

Our presentation of Christianity can be heavily wrapped in traditions and agendas that mask Jesus and His message of grace, love and restoration.  We can really learn a lot from the mission of John the Baptist.  His mission was to point the way to Jesus and then get out of the way.  When John was asked about losing his audience, his response was, “He must increase, but I must decrease.” (John 3:30)

In the COB, what people may see pretty quickly is 2 or more sets of traditions locked in an ongoing power struggle.  Why would anyone find that appealing?

During the Christmas season, people around us may be a bit more open to hear about Jesus.  So, let’s stay on mission and show & tell about Jesus.  Merry Christmas.
For fun, here is the top 10 list:

 The Top 10 Most Significant Figures in Human History:
1. Jesus Christ
2. Napoleon Bonaparte
3. William Shakespeare
4. Prophet Muhammad
5. Abraham Lincoln
6. George Washington
7. Adolf Hitler
8. Aristotle
9. Alexander the Great
10. Thomas Jefferson

Why Can't we get it Together?

Disclaimer, this is not going to be a piece about politics ! I’m just using the current political climate in America to analyze the church’s plight. Let me define “church,” for the sake of this piece. By church, I mean those who believe that the Bible is the absolute Word of God and Salvation is through Christ alone. Studies disagree about the numbers, but one thing is clear, we are a significant MINORITY in America.

 It also looks to me like the church is suffering from a plight much like the Republican party in America. In both groups, there is a lack of unity. In the political party and the church there are a variety of relatively high profile leaders who are making some noise, but around each leader is a different “camp.” Differences can always be discussed and agreements can be made to disagree, but in the end, our mission needs to be the ultimate focal point, and we must be united on it.

This isn’t happening, and it partially explains why neither group can get any traction right now. We have enough “competition” from forces outside the church, in a culture where a Biblical worldview is no longer the norm. Our stumping for our set of doctrinal priorities is not painting an attractive picture.

Paul addressed this problem in the New Testament.

In 1st Corinthians 3, the Bible states: “But I, brothers, could not address you as spiritual people, but as people of the flesh, as infants in Christ. 2 I fed you with milk, not solid food, for you were not ready for it. And even now you are not yet ready, 3 for you are still of the flesh. For while there is jealousy and strife among you, are you not of the flesh and behaving only in a human way? 4 For when one says, “I follow Paul,” and another, “I follow Apollos,” are you not being merely human?” 

There is nothing wrong with being a serious student of Theology, but that’s not mission number one. A single mom struggling to keep her head above water is not interested in a rousing discussion of Ecclesiology.

 I’m not advocating that we throw sound doctrine under the bus, but that is not what a hurting world that has all but written us off will take notice of. Jesus said, they will know you are my disciples by the love . . .” Doctrines, traditions and rituals were not mentioned.

Faith in Jesus is a relationship. How can we share that, if we don’t have good relationships with others in and outside of the church?

Girlie Hats for Marines

While the majority of America’s talking heads are focused on “The Affordable Care Act,” other things are happening, and can easily be missed in all the noise about healthcare. That could be just what those hostile to traditional American culture want.

The newly proposed hats for the United States Marine Crop have made some news, and many Marines have expressed outrage. While some may think, “ this is not a big deal,” I will disagree. These girlie hats are not an isolated issue. The hats are just another example of cultural Marxists working to emasculate the men of America. The men of the USMC have always been an example of a “men’s men.” Therefore, they are a perfect target for the androgenizing agenda of the P.C. Police. What’s next, pink camo for the army and bikinis for the Navy Seals?

In some of my previous posts, I have explained that a more accurate name for political correctness would be cultural Marxism. One of their big goals is to trash male leadership and the traditional family. Marxist ideology needs to destroy Western, Judeo-Christian culture.

We can also find male bashing in American television. Take the cartoon comedy of “Family Guy.” The father is portrayed as a bumbling idiot, and the smartest member of the family is the dog. Folks, we are need to connect the dots on all these force cultural changes. They are connected and their agenda is to destroy our culture.