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Malignant Madness

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Malignant Madness

A regressive transformation is changing America through powerful Left-leaning leaders. Attitudes, language and moral standards that restricted behavior in the past are now being sneered at. Claiming tolerance, fairness and diversity for everyone, these individuals have successfully brought regulations and laws mandating a liberal, secularized culture. Yet they function with intolerance and hatred toward the political right and conservative Christians who threaten their “progressive” thinking. Hypocrisy and deceit characterize the “blood” that circulates through their emotions.

  • While the President is working to “Make America Great Again,” the Left has limited “tolerance for free speech, except their own.”
  • If you cross them, they hurt or minimize you. Newt Gingrich called this an “open, blatant example of the new fascism.” The late Charles Krauthammer called it “totalitarian” and the Red State publication headlined it as “a fascist purge.”[1]
What is this divisive mindset and behavior? Where did it come from? It is based largely on an old coercive and camouflaged philosophy called the “common good.” This was promoted early by the Dominican Friar, theologian and philosopher, Thomas Aquinas, in the twelfth century, and later, by the revolutionary Karl Marx in the mid-1800’s, and lately by the Dominican priest Gustavo Gutierrez in his thesis, “The Theology of Liberation,” between 1968 and 1973. From those Dominican priests came the imperative that there must be a mix of Christianity and socialism to bring “good” to the masses. Such “common good” must:
  1. Impose cultural uniformity of thought and action (in Marxism – for the “masses”)
  2. Align economics (how money is managed) with their “spiritual” ideals (in Marxism – cultural ideals)
  3. Impose these ideals globally
There are also sinister similarities between Rome’s current global interest, the communistic objectives of Marx and the Left’s agenda in America. The Vatican has made it pointedly clear from Pope Leo XIII in 1891 to Pope Francis that:
  1. It opposes capitalism – since it allegedly reveals “selfishness and collective greed.”
  2. National sovereignty must be destroyed.
  3. A new set of rules must manage global financial markets with a central world bank (which they would like to head) – and
  4. Part of each nation’s authority must be submitted to a world authority.
The Vatican has admitted that it could function as that “supernatural authority” with worldwide/universal jurisdiction.[2] That is exactly what Revelation 17 predicts will happen under ten regional global authorities!
In America there are parallel interests by the Left to control the populace within a communist-like system. Any rival philosophy is seen as resistance to the good. The rise of socialism in America has begun, as will be shown. The Bible even suggests that this country will legally attempt to coercively adjust religious mores for a “common good.”
Fostering Evil through Tolerance
The Left’s promotion of a “tolerant” philosophy means accepting and even promoting lifestyles that Bible-believing Christians feel are sinful. Criticisms of that “tolerance” is seen as “intolerant” and has brought hundreds of lawsuits and laws against Christians for undermining “civil rights.”
  • Moral standards are being culturally redefined by these evil leaders. The entertainment industry and main-stream media, in turn, advertise these liberal “norms” in their dress, behavior and criticism of Christianity.
  • Even conservative ideals are being censored over their religious and moral content within Twitter, Google and Facebook. (Hundreds of such accounts have been deleted that fail to meet their liberal algorithms.) Cultural norms that the founders deemed important for America’s stability are sneered at.
“Dark forces” have become tenants of the liberal mind. Any appeal to Biblical ideals seems unable to pierce their calloused sense of right and wrong.
  • A vast coalition of these “public” figures is found mainly in the Democrat party.
  • Disconcerting is that Left’s cry, “Be like us with our permissive thinking and behavior or we will neutralize you.”
The objectives of “Cultural Marxism” that began at Columbia University decades ago have nearly been achieved. Their philosophy led to “political correctness,” which brought coercive regulations and the sexual revolution, which is degrading human relations. As a simple but profound example:
  • The moral fight was always to defend marriage because it is best for the “natural human family and society.” But this has morphed into:
  • “What is the definition of marriage?” (now a legal issue!)
Today, many “cultural laws” defend perversion and have forced “values training” away from parents to secular institutions. So many things that Jesus Christ lived and died for are being undermined.
  • Many state governments are now compelling Christian business owners to do things contrary to Biblical standards in defense of sinful life styles.
  • There are cases where the Left-leaning courts require these individuals to support “sexual rights,” without considering that their “moral rights” are being challenged.[3] The “sinner” is being given preference over the “saint.”
With attentive concern, one reflects on the words of a great statesman and the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams:
  • “I always consider the settlement of America with reverence and wonder, as the opening of a grand scene and design in providence, for the illumination of the ignorant and the emancipation of the slavish part of mankind all over the earth.”
  • “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”[4]
Has America passed a point of no return? Evidence is mounting that it has! Conflicting laws and regulations are able to defend nearly any Left-leaning view. The patriots cry for common sense and a return to the founding principles are being thwarted by a malignant madness.
The Kavanaugh Experience
On July 1, 1987, President Ronald Regan nominated a respected and brilliant judge, Robert Bork, to become an associate justice of the Supreme Court. It only took 45 minutes for Massachusetts Democrat Edward Kennedy to demonize him on the floor of the Senate.
  • Though without basis, Kennedy claimed that this judge would create a need for back-alley abortions, segregation of black and whites, censorship of citizens and midnight police raids.[5]
  • No proceedings were yet underway. This hate-filled address influenced attitudes against this judge.
By October the Senate voted to reject Bork’s nomination. President Reagan was deeply saddened.[6]
Bork’s defeat was the result of an enormous smear campaign, which had no credible evidence for wrong. Rank lies were effective against an honorable man.
  • With that speech, Senator Kennedy initiated a “progressive” modern political era, “the malevolent political ‘art’ of character assassination.” [7]
  • Though portraying himself as a respectable Catholic Christian, his political career was marked by abuse and hatred.[8]
Bork was dealt with ferociously because he believed in the authority of the Constitution as it is written. He rejected the liberal notion that it was an “evolving” or “living” document. His respect for the rule of law made him a threat. The willingness to use deceit and lies to torpedo his nomination became a modus operandi for the Democratic Left.
  • This tactic, however, was unsuccessfully used, though creating deep wounds, against Judge Clarence Thomas, whom President George H. W. Bush nominated to the High Court in 1991. False sexual allegations were levied against him, aiming to bring this man down.
  • Fortunately, they didn’t succeed. But – the confirmation process left deep scars on this good man, his wife and decent politicians seeking truth and fairness.
The Left is willing to crawl in the gutter to prevent conservatives from being on the Supreme Court. Their leadership has become a monster of decadence. Judge Robert Bork, following the horrendous immoral tactics against him, published a book, Slouching Towards Gomorrah, Modern Liberalism and American Decline (1996).
  • He eloquently exposed why the American culture is in decay and in serious moral trouble.
  • His observations and predictions continue to be accurate! The current reshaping of America’s social fabric is a malignant madness against right by the Left!
An echo from the great prophet Isaiah is heard: “Woe unto them that call evil good, and good evil; that put darkness for light, and light for darkness; that put bitter for sweet, and sweet for bitter!” (Isaiah 5:20).
The devolution of decency and order deepened in the hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, which concluded September 7, 2018. Attempts to indict his character on unproven behavior from things alleged decades past added to the corrupt techniques of the Left.
  • His personal life in family, church and community has been exemplary.
  • His judicial record is impeccable.
  • In decades of public service, his moral character had never been questioned. Seven FBI investigations failed to uncover any questions regarding his integrity.
Early in the hearings the Democrats demanded that his name be withdrawn. “Believe the women accusing him of impropriety!” “Accept his accuser’s word.” “Presume guilt though it hasn’t been proven.” That Left frequently acts as strict moralists, questioning and reporting on the decency of others, when that has been their political base which has pulled morals into the gutter.[9]

When none of the “sewer” strategies succeeded in blocking Kavanaugh’s confirmation, the Left became more malicious when Susan Collins, a very Left-leaning Republican from Maine, voted in Kavanaugh’s favor. The previously friendly Democrats turned fiercely against her.
  • “Twitter users said they wanted to punch her in the face. One tweet said, ‘Never let Collins have a moment of peace in public again.’ Another said, ‘I hope someone kills you.’ The women’s March called her a ‘rape apologist.’ People launched a boycott of Maine to convince Mainers to vote her out…

    “Look at the absolute hatred! I’ve never seen anything quite like it. The radical left is SICK. They do not accept criticism, and they are not sound-minded.”[10]
  • Hillary Clinton spoke out on CNN against anyone who supported Kavanaugh:

    “This is pure bullying and intimidation! The truth is trampled to the ground, steamrolled by hatred and rage. This is a calamity! We are witnessing a complete breakdown of law and order in this land. It is a TERRIBLE example to this world.”[11] (Again, speaking against anyone supporting Kavanaugh!)
This woman later said that until the Left is back in power, there can be no civility. Does she mean violence? She almost became America’s president. Though the Left is not in power, a spirit akin to that of Satan is driving their obsession to sabotage the wonders of the American system!
  • The devil has a strengthening chokehold on many U.S.A. leaders.
  • This parallels exactly what prophecy says regarding the rise of the beast with lamb-like horns (understood as the United States) in Revelation 13.
“And I beheld another beast coming up out of the earth; and he had two horns like a lamb, and he spake as a dragon” (Revelation 13:11).
  • The spirit of “the dragon” is being heard in ever-crescendoing intensity.
Prophecy suggests that the international power of this country will rise and its spirit to harm and deceive will become almost universal. Contempt for our nation’s founding principles is deepening. A threat to this Republic has never been stronger. Its order-based laws are precariously teetering at the edge of a cliff that falls into an abyss of totalitarianism and Marxist-like control.
  • Again, the worst scenario is predicted in prophecy for this country.
  • Its timing is hinted – but there are certain predicted events that must occur first.
  • However – it could happen quickly.
The Decline of Reason[12]
The boisterous “expert” opinions of the Left, their denigrating political agendas, their ignoring the elevated values of Christianity, their irrational demands for political correctness and their promotion of decreasing requirements for graduation and increasing subjective content in core curriculums, have all contributed to America’s diminution of objectivity by the “average person.”
  • These have led to the enfeebling of Americans’ ability to apply reason to what is observed. Their response to news has become more emotional.
  • In addition, a recent study showed one third of respondents believe in astrology[13] (including 25% of psychiatrists). Such emotionally-charged predictions drive a large segment of the citizens’ fascinations. Might some of these mind ploys be toying with identity with the nether world?
When “common sense” is replaced with emotion, the Left can play with greed, indignation, resentment and a sense of victimization.
The success of the Democrat Party in this area has been profound. A spirit of resistance, and even retaliation against society, has come from organized mobs using aggression, intimidation and even violent retaliation against imaginary problems. Are they concerned about damage or personal harm to others? No!
  • These groups and their leaders seem oblivious to the unintended consequences except to foster chaos.
  • CNN’s Don Lemon, said that it “isn’t mob behavior,” “it’s people who are upset.” How “gentle and specious!”
  • Angry mobs have targeted Republican officials, chasing them from restaurants and even creating bedlam in front of their homes. Spokeswoman for President Trump, Sarah Sanders, has now been given Secret Service protection because of mob activity.
  • Many news anchors and comedians have suggested that all would be better if President Trump were dead.
  • A “lethal spirit” against the American dream and its leader is in evidence.
The tactics are, again, totalitarian, exemplified by Marxists – “peace will come when everyone becomes communist” or “like we say!” The radical Left’s ideology is arrogant, dishonest, contemptuous of history and religiously devoted to socialism.
  • “It’s widely recognized (there are even multiple peer-reviewed studies confirming) that liberals think more emotionally, while conservatives think more logically, in arriving at policy ideas. Unfortunately, emotional thinking is incompatible with sober consideration of the long-term consequences of policies that, however disastrous in the long term, make the person advancing them feel like a morally good person right now….

    “The same Leftists who so easily brand Trump and Republicans as racist and immoral tend also to feel essentially the same way about their own nation – seeing America as a fundamentally racist, immoral country. That is why, to cite just one example, over 100 Civil War-era statues, monuments and symbols have been torn down across the U.S. since 2015.”[14] Wipe out history so present “social ideals” can’t be questioned.
Even more seditious, the Left wants:
  1. No voter registration requirements
  2. Elimination of border law enforcement agencies
  3. To create economic incentives for the poor to attract immigrants from around the world
  4. To change America’s 250-year old legal system, making a person guilty until proven innocent. Thus, simple accusations would presume guilt.
Lyle Rossiter, M.D., clinical and forensic psychiatrist ,wrote in “The liberal Mind: The Psychological Causes of Political Madness:”
  • “To rescue us from our troubled lives, the liberal agenda recommends denial of personal responsibility, encourages self-pity and other-pity, fosters government dependency, promotes sexual indulgence, rationalizes violence, excuses financial obligation, justifies theft, ignores rudeness, prescribes complaining and blaming, denigrates marriage and the family, legalized all abortion, defies religious and social tradition, declares inequality unjust, and rebels against the duties of citizenship. Through multiple entitlements to unearned goods, services and social status, the liberal politician promises to ensure everyone’s material welfare, provide for everyone’s healthcare, protect everyone’s self-esteem, correct everyone’s social and political disadvantage, educate every citizen, and eliminate all class distinctions. Radical liberalism thus assaults the foundations of civilized freedom. Given its irrational goals, coercive methods and historical failures, and given its perverse effects on character development, there can be no question of the radical agenda’s madness.”[15],[16]
Evil has become a controlling snare. “And even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a reprobate mind [controled by Satan], to do those things which are not convenient” (Romans 1:28).
God is being abandoned. There is distain for boundaries. Selfishness is legitimized. Politeness and good manners are seen as barriers to control others. If God is “no more,” man is then relieved of moral obligations.[17]
  • A totalitarian regime cannot afford to have its subjects question their motives.
  • Doubt, inquisitiveness and even imagination are suppressed.
  • The increasing control of the Left depersonalizes the individual. The media, in turn, uses buzz words or phrases that are repeated over and over, such as using President Trump’s name with words like “collusion,” “impeach,” “jail” or “indict.” The mind becomes confused and conditioned. If the “element” that these describe (e.g., Trump) is removed, we would no longer be “victims.” It (he), therefore, must go.”
The “hate speech,” organized mob activity (strongly supported by the wealth of George Soros) and ceaseless repetition of political phrases all create negative political conditioning, mass prejudice, and little thinking resistance. The greater danger is when it is used against competing candidates during an election.[18]
The devil is using powerful agencies of government, the media and the educational system to carry forward his designs. A growing number of people feed on his deceptive morsels of error. The “universe of the mind” has been rearranged to where conscious awareness and thought are blunted.
  • God purposed that man would find clarity in dependency on Jesus Christ as fulfilling and complete, where the highest levels of reason and discernment are governed by God’s Spirit.
  • Satan thwarts this through his agencies that mock Christianity and create dependency on him.
“In matters of conscience the soul must be left untrammeled. No one is to control another's mind, to judge for another, or to prescribe his duty. God gives to every soul freedom to think, and to follow his own convictions. ‘Every one of us shall give account of himself to God.’ No one has a right to merge his own individuality in that of another. In all matters where principle is involved, ‘let every man be fully persuaded in his own mind.’ Romans 14:12, 5. In Christ's kingdom there is no lordly oppression, no compulsion of manner.”[19]
The Ultimate “Politic” – Slander, kill
Liberals see conservatives as evil. President Trump is routinely labeled as Adolf Hitler and his supporters as Nazis or white supremacists. The wished-for outcome is violence and termination. That’s why the Left is such a powerful terrorizing force today.
  • Representative Maxine Waters hysterically urged Trump-haters to ambush the President’s staffers anywhere.
  • Obama CIA Chief John Brennan publicly accused Trump of treason – without evidence.
  • Student mobs take over administration offices or intimidate professors who are conservative (case in point: Professor Bret Weinstein, Evergreen State College, May 2017).
  • Kathy Griffen got away with holding up a fake bloody decapitated “head” of President Trump.
  • T-shirts have been printed, showing the hanging of President Trump.
The tactics used by the serpent in the Garden of Eden are in vogue with the political Left. Deception and creating a picture of an alternative reality better than what was so generously given them is being “forced” on America’s citizenry. Thought-altering techniques are everywhere.
The Mind of Christ
We are wonderfully advised: “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus” (Philippians 2:5).
  • In addressing His hometown synagogue, He said, “The Spirit of the Lord is upon me” (Luke 4:18).
  • That Spirit drove His love, servanthood, patience, kindness and tenderness for others. He sought to bring out the best in everyone. We are admonished to do the same!
That spirit influences the mind in the “higher centers” of the brain where God “contacts” us. In contrast, the sensory centers in the mid and lower brain is where Satan loves to romp. One area invites thoughtful contemplation, reasoning, caring and discernment – the other highlights reactions based on feelings, conditioned responses and reflex actions.
  • Christ’s higher level of the mind was Spirit driven!
  • Paul, a devout friend of Jesus, could so eloquently say: “Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things” (Philippians 4:8).
True freedom comes when one is able to control the destructive “inner man” that the Bible describes as filthy rags (Isaiah 64:6). This is based on unadulterated choice, the God-given use of the free will of man. Those guided by the words of God within Scripture observe the power of the Holy Spirit as their guiding force.
  • This whole issue of societal transformation, seen now in many free nations, with their limited ability to control mob activity, reflects a diminishing influence of God’s Spirit.
  • Daniel 11:31 and 12:11 make it clear that coercive religious laws will come to try to stem the tide of chaos that has grown beyond human control. Man’s warped thoughts will attempt to bring a “common good” to society. But only God’s Spirit can do that – and it is being withdrawn.
The secular mind will appeal to a “form of religion” that is assumed to bring divine resolutions. But the enforcement of such legal mandates will only hasten the chaotic end.
  • The Christian challenge: Follow the wonderful example of Jesus. Think often of Him!
  • “And be not conformed to this world: but be ye transformed by the renewing of your mind, that ye may prove what is that good, and acceptable, and perfect, will of God” (Romans 12:2).
  • Fall in love with Jesus Christ.
Franklin S. Fowler, Jr., M.D.
Prophecy Research Initiative – non-profit 501(c)3 © 2019
EndTime Issues…, Number 221, January 3, 2019
[1] Kupelian, David, Whistleblower, “Welcome to the New Fascism,” May 2014.
[2] Nimmo, Kurt and Baxter Dmitry, News Punch, Los Angeles, CA, “Vatican Calls for ‘Central World Bank’ and Global Authority,” January 2, 2017.
[3] Deace, Steve; Whistleblower,Fabulous Fascism – How ‘tolerance’ has been transformed into ‘totalitarianism,” May 2014.
[4] https://www.christianquotes.info/quotes-by-author/john-quincy-adams-quotes/#ixzz5ZgWjwOfo
[5] https://www.c-span.org/video/?c4594844/senator-kennedy-opposes-bork-nomination
[6] https://www.nytimes.com/1987/1024/politics/borks-nomination-is-rejected-5842-reagan-saddened.html
[7] http://moralmatters.org/2012/12/31/senator-edward-kennedy-was-a-vile-person/
[8] Ibid.
[9] Flurry, Gerald; The Kavanaugh Hearings Reveal America’s Lawless Spirit, The Philadelphia Trumpet, November/December 2018.
[10] https://www.thetrumpet.com/17847-the-kavanaugh-hearings-reveal-americas-lawless-spirit
[11] https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/republicans-democrats-failed-presidential-candidate-2016/2018/10/09/id/885618/
[12] Adapted: Bork, Robert H.; Slouching Toward Gomorrah, “The Decline of the Intellect” (Harper Collins, New York, NY; 1986).
[13] http://horoscopicastrologyblog.com/2008/12/11/31-percent-of-americans-believe-in-astrology/
[14] Kupelian, David; Whistleblower, “Why has the Democratic Party Gone Mad?”; November 2018.
[15] Kupelian, op. cit., p. 8.
[17] Herland, Hanne; Whistleblower, “The Western Hatred of Religion,” November 2018, pp. 46-47.
[18] Meerloo, Joost A. M., M.D.; The Rape of the Mind (Progressive press, Joshua Tree, CA; 2009).
[19] White, Ellen G.; Mind, Character, and Personality, p. 707.

Franklin S. Fowler, Jr., M.D.
Prophecy Research Initiative – non-profit 501(c)3 © 2018
EndTime Issues…, Number 221, January 3, 2019


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