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Doug Ross @ Journal: INFOGRAPHIC: The Shocking Allegations of Mass Vote Fraud Made by Sidney Powell in Georgia

26 Nov

INFOGRAPHIC: The Shocking Allegations of Mass Vote Fraud Made by Sidney Powell in Georgia
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The Epoch Times: 3rd Georgia court finds memory cards with uncounted votes

18 Nov

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The Battle is far from over!

17 Nov

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Mark Caserta: We have term limits now – it’s called an election.

1 Nov

Stop putting these hypocrites in office and then complaining about the jobs they do!

Mark Caserta is an opinion columnist and editor for Free State Patriot

People around the world risk their lives to exercise their right to vote, while too many Americans sit on the sidelines.

November 1, 2020

A recent Pew Research survey produced some very disturbing insight as to how U.S. citizens feel about taking advantage of their right to vote.

“Nearly 56% of the U.S. voting-age population cast ballots in the 2016 presidential election, representing a slight uptick compared with 2012 but less than in the record year of 2008.”

Folks, this is unacceptable.  It’s the epitome of hypocrisy for the United States to rattle their saber for Democracy around the world when our own people won’t get off their backsides and vote!

That’s a very, sad commentary, indeed.

The United States is the greatest nation in the world for one reason. It’s foundation depends upon the engagement of its citizens.  It is a government for the people, by the people.

A wise man once said, “Don’t complain about what you permit.”

How many times do you hear someone complain about the conditions or environment in which we live, yet do absolutely nothing to change it – but complain?

If we take our freedoms for granted now, how will our children view them the next generation? 

We know, without a shadow of a doubt, that we have deep-state politicians who blatantly “rely” upon the ignorance of American citizens to the way they are represented.

Over the years, politicians have tended to hide their socialist tendencies and their lack of commitment to representing the people.

But now liberal Democrats run campaigns on that strategy!  The only reason they have the ability to do so is that we’ve allowed them control over our lives.  Politicians have been empowered and emboldened to do whatever they want to do, without fear of recompense.

Our Republic thrives on representation by those elected or hired by the people.  The fact that a representative may have an opposing view to that of their constituents is one matter.  But it’s an entirely different matter for a representative to ignore the wishes of the people in lieu of their own selfish agendas or compliance to their party’s platform!

Our Constitution does not protect the platform of a political party!  It protects the rights of U.S. citizens and the sovereignty of our nation!

I’ve learned over half a century of following politics that politicians understand only one language – the vote. 

Here’s the bottom line.

If you’re tired of lying political leaders who, frankly, are in their line of work for financial gain and power, you have the ability to give them their “pink slip” and send them back to the private sector!  But you have to be willing to exercise your right to vote!

It will take time, but we need to begin the process of training politicians to do their job or face the consequences.  Don’t keep electing the same feckless, hypocritical individuals who care more about their motivations than yours!

We have term limits now.  It’s called your vote.

Mark Caserta: A Call to Action for Christians to vote!

31 Oct

It’s urgent that you click on the link below and share with as many Christians as possible.

God is giving us an opportunity to speak out on His behalf.

Listen and act…

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I’ll be back…

9 Oct

Mark Caserta: 2020 has exposed evil intent around us.

3 Oct
Mark Caserta is an opinion columnist and editor for Free State Patriot

October 3, 2020


Allow me to say this about those who would attempt to win an election by tearing down one’s opponent.

It makes you look very, very, small indeed.

Yes, it’s possible to win an election by “hook n’ crook”.  But is it worth losing your soul?

I believe God works all things for His good. 

God cannot be out maneuvered!  Satan tried and he and his supporters were all cast into the fiery pits of hell.

2020, with all of its shortcomings, has done one thing – exposed the evil heart and intent of many of those around us – people who are so short-sighted, they fill their day with searching opportunities on social media to disparage all things Godly and good.

They laugh and scorn when a U.S. president and the 1st lady get a serious virus.  They manipulate information digitally to misrepresent a candidate with Godly intent.

They have no life, no argument, and no hope.  So, they wallow in their vomitous message of hate and aspire to bring others into the putrid pit with them.

These individuals slither among society in our nation and in our city of Huntington, WV.

And rest assured, God is keenly aware of each one of them.

So, a message to those who would be filled with despicable joy at the death of our president…

To those who would attack candidates and their families and cause them pain simply to win an election…

To those whose hope rests in the demise and dismay of others…know this!

God is not mocked.  Whatever a man soweth, that shall he also reap.

 Then Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the Lord caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea into dry land, and the waters were divided. 22 So the children of Israel went into the midst of the sea on the dry ground, and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left. 23 And the Egyptians pursued and went after them into the midst of the sea, all Pharaoh’s horses, his chariots, and his horsemen.

26 Then the Lord said to Moses, “Stretch out your hand over the sea, that the waters may come back upon the Egyptians, on their chariots, and on their horsemen.” 27 And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and when the morning appeared, the sea returned to its full depth, while the Egyptians were fleeing into it. So the Lord overthrew[f] the Egyptians in the midst of the sea. 28 Then the waters returned and covered the chariots… the horsemen, and all the army of Pharaoh that came into the sea after them. Not so much as one of them remained. 29 But the children of Israel had walked on dry land in the midst of the sea, and the waters were a wall to them on their right hand and on their left.

God will protect His children. 

And you will be covered by the waters of the Red Sea if you attempt to harm them.

Doug Smith: Everyone Hates the Tax Man

3 Sep

 Recent polls, for what they are worth, (amazingly little) tighten the gap between Trump and Biden and give Trump a clear lead in one particular. Now, does it take a history buff to help you figure out what that one area might be? I’ll wait. (Picture Alex and the Jeopardy Theme playing)

Yes, of course. It is the economy. As Bill Clinton, excellent politician but ethical reprobate that he is, noted: “It’s the economy, stupid.” When it comes down to it, there are a few very basic, visceral things that drive people to the polls (not, by the way, to the Post Office).

People want to be safe in their homes, and able to pay their bills, buy food, and live their lives in comfort. How to do so? It’s the economy, stupid.

They must have an income. Which means a job. Which means those evil businesses must survive, and thrive. (For a detailed study of why Gummint checks to people who don’t work are not artifacts of a thriving economy, I invite your attention to Never Enough: America’s Limitless Welfare State, by William Voegeli.

They must have local governments to keep fire and police protection for their communities, for which they are willing, grudgingly, (if you tell me you are cheerful about paying even taxes that you agree are reasonable and necessary, I will forever doubt your veracity.) This assumes said local governments are not so corrupt or incompetent that for any amount of money, they still can’t manage it.

Finally, the tax man must leave them enough to survive and thrive personally. Can we agree that none of us like the tax man, lawyers, or used car salesmen, even if we must, or do, on occasion interact with them? Hatred of the tax man is ingrained in our culture and our DNA. When Robin Hood of antiquity went after the Shire Reeve of Nottingham, he was fighting the tax man. Sheriffs have traditionally been first of all tax collectors. That they enforce other laws and go after bad guys does not diminish their essential and first function: bringing in the taxes.

There is a point to this. You will, no doubt, find people to cite statistics about how efficient the OBiden administration was at managing the economy. I am reminded of Mark Twain’s note that “Figures often beguile me, particularly when I have the arranging of them myself; in which case the remark attributed to Disraeli would often apply with justice and force: ‘There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics.” Liars, the best of them at least, can lead you to doubt the evidence of your own senses and memory. Who ya gonna believe, they will ask you, me, or your lyin eyes?

In recent months, we have all found ourselves under constant bombardment by “experts”. Now, if my drains are clogged, I’m not going to call a plumbing expert to lecture me on what to do with my clog. I’m going to call a plumber who knows how to fix it and say, have at it. Aldous Huxley reports on a meeting in 1885 in which “ A well-known lawyer, now a judge, once grouped witnesses into three classes: simple liars, damned liars, and experts. He did not mean that the expert uttered things which he knew to be untrue, but that by the emphasis which he laid on certain statements, and by what has been defined as a highly cultivated faculty of evasion, the effect was actually worse than if he had.” So, instead of seeking an “expert”, I’ll ask someone who has had the problem fixed, “Who cleared your clog?”

So, unless you are just turning 18 and about to vote for the 1st time, you were an adult, in theory, trying to live and thrive in the 8 years of the Democrat administration that began with the 2008 elections, and the last 4. You have worked, or not. You have known others to work, or not. You have seen your paycheck, your tax bill, and your retirement accounts, go up or down. You have seen businesses flourish and put up help wanted signs, or board up their doors forever. You have walked around your town and seen people thriving, or struggling. You have heard your leaders tell you “this is as good as it gets, it’s all downhill from here,” then proceed to lead the country to decline, or tell you “the best is yet to come, “and proceed to somehow lead in such a way that business, and Your paycheck, flourished, your tax bill decreased, Your personal lot in life and outlook became better.

So think back over the last 12 years. Look at your tax returns. Look at your bank statement. And never mind what the “experts” try to tell you, answer for yourself. Is that poll right? Do I want my income and taxes to mirror 08-16, or the last 3 years?

Do you want someone you think can feel your pain, or someone you know will leave more money in your pocket? If you are after empathy, try a therapist. But ask some of your older friends who lived from 76 to 80 how it was to have a leadership based on being such a nice guy, and 20% inflation, long lines at the gas pump, shrinking paychecks, and soaring taxes.

Nice doesn’t pay your bills. This is not Miss America, nor is it a popularity contest.

It is, thank you Bill Clinton, about the economy, stupid.

Think carefully.

Doug Smith is an historian and Associate Editor for Free State Patriot

September 3, 2020

Mark Caserta: Here’s why liberal Democrats want to “defund” the police.

1 Aug

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Mark Caserta is an opinion columnist and editor for Free State Patriot.

August 1, 2020


wake up

It’s positively, unequivocally, and in every other way – moronic.

It’s analogous to removing traffic lights and stop signs because some don’t work properly.

The idea of “defunding” the police by the liberal Democrats is simply the largest leap toward removing boundaries for progressives in our country’s history.  While it is, undoubtedly, ludicrous on the surface, it aligns perfectly with liberal ideology.

Progressivism is exactly what the moniker portrays.  Liberals “progressively” advance their agenda by vehemently pronouncing their presence and being the loudest voice in the room.  Even huge failures often result in small victories by moving the needle of morality ever so slightly to the left.

One must understand liberals view principle and morality on a sliding scale of standards.  It varies with every movement.  It’s consistency lies in the fact that it’s always, always contrary to God’s Word and conservatism and is tenacious in its onslaught.

A perfect example is Roe v Wade.

In 1973, the Supreme Court ruled that a woman’s liberty right (in this instance, whether to be pregnant or not) was stronger than the state’s interest in the life of the baby “up to a certain point” in the pregnancy.

Per the Court’s ruling, at the point of “viability” or the baby’s ability to survive outside the womb, the woman’s right to choose an abortion was outweighed by the potential life of the child. At that point, the Court ruled a state could prohibit women from having abortions. The only caveat was if the birth presented a health risk to the mother.

Just under 50 years later, liberals have challenged case after case and successfully moved the standard for protecting life far to the left.  In 2020, it’s seemingly as easy to have an abortion as it is to have a tooth pulled.  Sadly, it’s become murder of inconvenience.

That, my friend, is the progressive movement.  And that is exactly what is happening with the so-called “defund the police” movement by liberal activists.

Now, the police will not be eliminated.  Intelligent minds will prevail.  But we are seeing those with the ability to do so, reduce police funding and place citizens at risk. This is an impactful victory for liberals and the first step toward achieving a greater goal.

The left’s determination to subvert Democracy should be very disturbing for everyone and be the catalyst for staunch opposition from the right.

What law-abiding citizen in our country would want to eliminate or even reduce law enforcement? Most would support further funding for the safety of our families!  I submit, the majority of those supporting defunding would be only those constrained from committing lawless acts.  It’s extremely important for us to realize the many in the liberal media are complicit in making this happen.

Higher ratings? Perhaps.  But there are those, to include the media, who place the sovereignty of our nation and the safety of our people far below propagating their progressive agenda.

We’ve seen what happens when bad people are left unrestrained!  It results in chaos, destruction, and death – period.  That’s what is transpiring in city’s with liberal leadership!

It’s simply amazing what liberal Democrats are willing to compromise simply to rid themselves of the Trump presidency. They have proven they hate Donald Trump more than they love America – if they even love America at all!

What to do?  I’m glad you asked. It’s a question more people must begin asking.

The absolute only way you can make a difference is vote.  It is the universal language of politicians and the mainstream media.  I often ask how the same derelict representatives get elected year after year.

It’s because good people allow it to happen by not becoming informed, engaged, and voting to advance our Republic. 

Believe me when I tell you it isn’t going to get any easier.  We are at a point where conservatives must win elections by wide margins to reduce the opportunity for fraud.

President Ronald Reagan once said, “If we lose freedom here, there is no place to escape to.  This is the last stand on earth.”

Who is going to make that stand?  If conservative Christians don’t vote, we lose.  We lose our nation, our freedom, our right to worship and protect our family.

We lose it all.  Because, that’s what the liberal Democrats want from you.  They want it all.

Don’t give it to them.

 

 

James Caserta: Trust the Way Maker

8 Jul
James Caserta is a vocalist, musician and writer.  He resides in Huntington, WV.

How many times do we get any given song stuck in our heads? Sometimes it’s the latest hit that we immediately add to our playlists, or more likely it’ll be the theme song to some preschool cartoon that you’re obligated to watch with your children. Music moves all of us in different ways, whether it’s in concert, vinyl collections, or a masterful composition for your favorite movie. It speaks to us on levels that people oftentimes cannot in mere spoken word.

Every so often, I’ll hear a certain song that resonates with me on such a level that I’ll hear it in my head, over and over. For me in this season, that song is “Way Maker” by Leeland.

From the very first three words, “You are here,” I think about how many times I’ve thought I had run so far from God that He wasn’t anywhere near me, that He couldn’t hear my cries for help. To think that even after all the years I’ve wasted serving only my selfish desires that God was always here, still loving me, still desiring for me to come back to Him and fulfill all that He has planned is sometimes hard to believe.

Then, as I’m belting out the chorus (alone in my car, of course), I’m dwelling on the words “promise keeper”. Now, throughout my adult life, I’ve made innumerable amounts of promises that I would lose the weight, go back to school, etc, and never fulfilled any of them. In fact, I would go as far as to say many of the positive changes to my life were made possible because of the constant loving determination of my family to see me succeed. Having all this weighing down on my heart for so long, I began to began to place limiting factors on God’s promises. I felt that by now I had squandered too much time and now I must live a life of mediocrity, just getting by like I always have. In this season, God wanted me to know He never gave up on me, and that His word never returns to Him void, so if He spoke it over my life through someone else or said it in the Bible, He is always working, and will make a way to bring His promises to pass.

The bridge of this song really brings it all home for me, saying, “Even when I don’t see it you’re working/Even when I don’t feel it you’re working/You never stop, you never stop working/You never stop, you never stop working.” I remember times when I was only in church physically, but my mind was always somewhere else. I was so focused on everything that was going on around me, all of struggles I was dealing with, that was all I could see. I no longer trusted that God was working in my life, or that He would ever rescue me from where I was.

When I was thinking about all this a moment ago, God showed me something that I just had to put into writing. I think it’s safe to say we’ve all heard the story of Peter walking on the water more times than we could ever count, but when you really stop and think about it, you begin to wonder about certain things. For me, I couldn’t help but think about that moment Peter looked away from Jesus, toward the raging storm around him, and he began to drown. I think about what went through his head in that split moment, when the storm tried to claim his life. We know he was afraid, because after taking his eyes off the one who helped him rise above the raging waters, his fear allowed his circumstances to overwhelm him. I really related to that idea of letting circumstances and fear control every aspect of my life, and completely lose sight of the way maker, miracle worker, promise keeper, and the light in the darkness.

After Peter cried out for the Lord to save him, and Jesus immediately pulling him back up, he says to Peter, “You of little faith, why did you doubt?” (Matthew 14:31 NIV). That doubt and fear Peter almost succumbed to are my two biggest obstacles in my personal life. That’s why Leeland’s song is such an important message for me; when I truly start to trust that God never stops working even when I don’t see it or feel it, I get the motivation to go after His promises, and see them fulfilled in my life. I’ve felt the Lord reach into my storm and say to me, “why did you doubt me?”

I am learning more about the fierceness of God’s love and just how relentless he can be (I could probably write a whole other blog about You Won’t Relent by Misty Edwards) and I’m working daily to remove myself from the situation and let God be the Lord of my life. I know I have a long road yet to travel, but I know He will always be here with me, that He never stops working on me, and that I can always trust in Him to lead me through all the storms in my life.

 

Check out James’ blog, “Stepping into the Light” at:

https://jamescaserta.wordpress.com/

 

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