Fading patriotism

The only way to win a war on terrorism is by winning the war on selfishness. The only way to win the war on selfishness is by everyone stopping being coercive and rather turn to serving each other for the sake of each and all.

I read that Barack Obama when in Afghanistan lauded the U.S. troops there saying, "To see young people like this who are doing such excellent work with so much dedication and pride just makes me feel good about the country. And I want to make sure that everybody back home understands how much pride people take in their work here and how much sacrifice people are making. It's outstanding."

So there you have Obama saying pride twice in such a short span and about violence no less. Pride is a sin. So is violence a sin. However, Obama claims to be a follower of Jesus Christ. He is not. He's a liar. What kind of President will he make? He'll make a lying president. That's exactly what the plutocrats want of him.

He misled the base of the Democrats to get the ball rolling on his primary campaign. The longer into the campaign he went, the more he switched over to talking like a conservative Republican. He says he hasn't changed much. He points to things he said or wrote earlier to reinforce that claim. However, everyone knows that were talking about emphasis here. Anyway, his earlier positions were lousy too.

The American people will be disappointed if they choose Barack Obama as President. Of course, they'll be disappointed if they choose John McCain too.

The system is fatally flawed. It won't stand. It's been wrong from the beginning. No amount of tooting the American horn will change that. All the rah-rah is a waste. Nationalism and patriotism of the kind the conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats spew is evil.

God is not on the side of America. God is not for this worldly militant empire called America. God is not for capitalism.

America is largely apostate. There are very few people in the U.S. who are standing in the gap.

God is watching. Satan is dragging down.


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    Employment: 2008 - present, website developer and writer. 2015 - present, insurance broker. Education: Arizona State University, Bachelor of Science in Political Science. City University of Seattle, graduate studies in Public Administration. Volunteerism: 2007 - present, president of the Real Liberal Christian Church and Christian Commons Project.
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