A Christian’s Reflections on an Election in America

Introduction

            The title I originally chose for this article was “Christian Reflections on an American Election.”  But being presently convinced – for reasons that I will give below – that there was very little about our 2020 Presidential election that was truly “American,” I changed the title to “Christian Reflections on an Election in America.”  The election took place in America, but it was by no means American.  Technically speaking, it was not even an election according to what we expect elections to be.  Rather, it is my informed opinion that it was the greatest scam ever perpetrated on the American people.  I contend that the election did not take place according to those principles and practices of government that are distinctively American, that is, Constitutional and law-abiding.  Obviously their are Christians who do not agree with my contention. Therefore, I changed the title again to the present one. My views are my own, but I hope to present a perspective that many of you may appreciate.

            I write this article to offer my perspective as an evangelical Christian on the controversy surrounding this election. I was asked, “If your website is about the gospel, why are you writing about political issues?” Good question. Let me first say that Christians should be engaged with the politics of their nation because we should seek to integrate our faith with all of life. Secondly, the history of our nation reveals a strong theistic and Christian influence. The gospel played and important, formative role in the thinking and the lives of those who were instrumental in our nation’s founding. Thirdly, the comfort we have as Christians in the good news of the gospel and the sovereignty of God in world affairs provides both the internal change of character that is necessary to respond properly to the disturbing events of our day and the comfort that we need in light of the escalating violence, moral depravity, continuous turmoil and now blatant dishonesty and lack of conviction that characterizes many of our national leaders and threatens the very fabric of our Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government. Fourthly, the proclamation of the gospel is the fundamental solution to the problems of our day, and therefore it just may be that the dearth of the proclamation of the true, biblical gospel in our land is a major factor for the increase in the amount and intensity of sin that we are witnessing all about us. Fifthly, because I cherish the principles of government that gave this nation unparalleled liberties and prosperity for all people, and I see those principles presently being eroded and subverted and our liberties and prosperity being taken from us, I am compelled to write.  I write in the hope that I will make a positive difference, however small, in someone’s thinking and also bring people to a saving knowledge of Jesus Christ.

            I for one feel politically helpless and personally discouraged given the present circumstances.  You may fee the same.  I believe that we feel this way because I think it is generally true. At this particular time in American history it certainly seems that we are politically helpless given the present entrenched corruption within our government and its overly-bureaucratic nature and increasingly authoritarian actions.  Who among us actually has meaningful access to their Representatives or can practically substantially affect the political process and policies by running for office? You have to be a millionaire to do so!  This helplessness is especially true given the suppression of the people’s voice in our recent fraudulent election and the “cancel culture” we live in.  More on this below.

            My point is that when we do express our views to our representatives, we receive canned answers and what amounts to political expediency and appeasement.  They would rather be “politically correct” and fall in line with the latest cultural movements, bowing to their tactics of intimidation, than stand for principled, time-tested truths.  We are all very distant from the bureaucratic workings of Washington and have little influence on stopping the corrupt activities there.  And this pent up frustration of the populace is a major part of the problem that has to be remedied.  So how might we as evangelical Christians think about this and what can we do about it?

            First, as believers we need to encourage each other to continue to study and meditate on the Word of God.  The Bible contains the truths we need to know for right thinking and living.  Indeed, I will discuss below that the Judeo-Christian religion is an essential part of what made America good and great.  For sure the Christian faith should not be equated to any political ideology.  Christ is building his Church, which is the most potent organism for good in the world, and hence the importance of proclaiming the gospel message to the world.  But our Christianity should inform our political ideology and form of government.  Historically it has done just that.  Therefore, Christianity and our political principles and practices are not mutually exclusive.  And we know that Scripture has much to say about what our world will be like as Christ’s second coming draws nearer and he ushers in the end of the age (Matt. 24;  1 Tim 4:1, 2; 2 Tim. 3:1-9;  1 Thess. 4:13 – 5:11;  2 Thess. 1:3-2:12).  Paul says in 1 Thess. 4:18 that we are to “encourage one another with these words.”  (cf. 5:11)  He also states in 2 Thess. 2:15-17,

               “Therefore, brothers, stand firm and hold to the traditions you were taught, either by our message or by our letter.  May our Lord Jesus Christ Himself and God our Father, who has loved us and given us eternal encouragement and good hope by grace, encourage your hearts and strengthen you in every good work and word.”

            Secondly, therefore, we need to continue to believe and spread the “good news” of the gospel while we trust in God’s sovereignty and pray.  Pray, even for all our present leaders as Scripture urges us to do in 1 Tim. 2:1, 2.  Because God is personally involved in our lives and human affairs, prayer does change things.  All this provides the hope, internal transformation and the security we all need in these troubled times.  It is not a Christian platitude that our hope does not rest on failed political systems.  It is a biblical truth.  The Bible says,

“Then the seventh angel blew his trumpet, and there were loud voices in heaven, saying, “The kingdom of the world has become the kingdom of our Lord and of his Christ, and he shall reign forever and ever.”” (Revelation 15:11, ESV)

Jesus is the King of Kings and he will come again in judgment to right all wrongs.  Christianity is true.  For those of you who do not think so, test it.  Look carefully at the scientific and philosophical arguments for its truth.  Examine the evidences around you and see if reality doesn’t necessitate the Christian answers.  I submit to you that it surely does.

            In addition, examine carefully our American history.  You will find that it is a testimony to the truth of the shaping influence of Christianity.  American history is a testimony to the truth and effectiveness of Christian doctrines and principles.  The French lawyer and social scientist Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) observed the distinctiveness of Christianity from the State, but nevertheless how it influences the State.

               “In the United States religion exercises but little influence upon the laws and upon the details of public opinion; but it directs the customs of the community, and, by regulating domestic life, it regulates the state.”

The theistic perspective, gospel truths and ethical values of the Judeo-Christian religion are the foundation for the success of our nation.  That is an historical fact.  It is only when we examine the world through the truths of the Christian faith that we can make sense of it.

            Secondly, because the gospel message is the core message of Scripture, I must stress the important role that preaching and believing the biblical gospel plays in the creation and preservation of a civilized culture.  The central message of Scripture is the “good news” of salvation in Christ by faith. It is imperative that we rightly understand the biblical gospel and proclaim it to the world.  The apostle Paul writes,

               “For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is God’s power for salvation to everyone who believes…” (Romans 1:16)

The very power of God for the salvation of the sinner hearing its message is present in that message.  Paul has made it clear that,

               “…God our Savior, wants everyone to be saved and to come to the knowledge of the truth.” (1 Timothy 2:4)

            Therefore, I suggest that the present disintegration of our American civilization is directly related to a waning of the proclamation of the gospel and our witnessing of it to others.  More so than not, the gospel, as the “good news” that it truly is, is not being taught in our churches, preached from our pulpits and witnessed to others by believers in their everyday activities. Hence, our nation is lacking it’s transforming power a is becoming more and more evident.

            Indeed, this website is dedicated to restoring the truth of the gospel in our churches and in our land in light of what I and many others consider to be a major detriment to people’s understanding of and spread of the gospel.  That detriment is the unbiblical soteriology of Calvinism.  As Calvinist teachings becoming more and more prevalent, they are having a subtle yet detrimental influence on the gospel and gospel preaching in the evangelical church today.  It may be said that Calvinism was the prevailing theology in colonial America.  My brief response would be that it was the other Christian virtues of the Calvinist lifestyle that contributed to the industry, self-reliance and prosperity of the American colonies.  There is much that is good in Calvinism.  Nevertheless, it does not have a biblical soteriology and therefore the “good news” of the gospel had to come in from other theological traditions or from Calvinists who preached and taught inconsistent with their soteriological beliefs, as is the case today.  My main concern is with getting the gospel right for the reasons the apostle Paul stated above and in light of what he says in Galatians 1:1-9.  The importance of getting the gospel right cannot be overstated.  But I need not discuss those matters in detail here.  I simply refer you to Appendix A below and my writings on this website.

            So, the fundamental problem plaguing our nation is a dearth of the Word of God and the proclamation of the gospel as the message of “good news” for every individual.  The roots of our national problems are spiritual, not political.  And our main spiritual problem is sin.  And sin can only be remedied by the transforming power of the Holy Spirit who produces the fruit of the Spirit (Galatians 5:22, 23) in a person when they believe the message of the good news of the forgiveness of their sins through faith in Jesus Christ.  Salvation cannot be earned by our good works.  It has nothing to do with our ethnic heritage or social or economic standing.  It is a free gift of God’s love and grace demonstrated in Christ’s death on our behalf and offered to all.  Those who will to put their faith and trust in Jesus who died on the cross to take upon himself the punishment they deserved for their sin, God will save and give eternal life.  The apostle John wrote,

               “For God so loved the world in this way: He gave His One and Only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.” (John 3: 16, HCSB)

The apostle Paul writes,

               “And we can see that it was while we were powerless to help ourselves that Christ died for sinful men. In human experience it is a rare thing for one man to give his life for another, even if the latter be a good man, though there have been a few who have had the courage to do it. Yet the proof of God’s amazing love is this: that it was while we were sinners that Christ died for us.” (Romans 5:6-8, J. B. Phillips Translation)

The Christian and Politics

            In light of the above, I do not consider political involvement, critique, and even civil disobedience, to be incompatible with Christian faith.  We should not be politically passive.  Indeed, Scripture speaks of historical accounts in which God’s people are certainly politically engaged and instructs us in principles and practices that have bearing upon our body politic.  We are to do justice, love mercy and walk humbly with our God (Micah 6:8).  Christian truth informs us of the timeless principles and values by which we must live, first in our personal lives, and then applied to the establishment of our form of government.  This is precisely what our Founding Fathers did.  More on this later, but suffice it to say here that our Founding Fathers who laid out the structure of American government were theists and most of the settlers of the original thirteen colonies were Christian theists.  And there is all the difference in the world between the practical results in politics and society of that of an atheist compared to that of a theist. Moreover, the colonists understood that they had to fight for both their religious and other freedoms and those principles of government that would best preserve those freedoms.  They had to fight against the forces of tyranny that were seeking to suppress and oppress them.  That is why they wrote at the end of the Declaration of Independence,

               “And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of divine Providence, we mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”

            And fight they did, in both the metaphorical and literal senses.  Many gave their lives, even as they relied on “the protection of Divine Providence.” Their thinking was informed and shaped by their belief in the “Divine” and that God was involved in human affairs.

            The type of violence that we have witnessed in the past year that was committed by godless anarchists like Antifa, BLM and other reckless and destructive movements needs to be unequivocally condemned.  We need to see through their subversive ulterior motives.  All you have to do is read their publically stated purposes to realize that these are movements destructive to both our traditional social and moral foundations and the governmental principles upon which our nation was established.  I too unequivocally condemn this type of violence for these types of causes.  But an unequivocal condemnation of any and all types of violence seems to me to fail to understand the nature of evil in our world and the facts of our own American history.  An absolute condemnation of violence, along with any and all types of resistance, does not rightly comprehend or cherish the Christian aspect of our American history and what it takes to preserve our uniquely exceptional Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government.  Many throughout history have shed their blood and given their lives to protect and defend this Republic and our freedoms.  So a blanket condemnation of all violence for any cause is naïve and fails to consider whether our heritage and our freedoms, which are unique among the nations of the world, are worth fighting for.  Indeed, I for one, because I am a Christian, believe they are worth fighting for.

            There are those who would portray any violence as seditious, that is, as a treasonous insurrection.  But this is propaganda which is fabricated for the political advantage of those who actually do seek to radically change our form of government.  Rather than unthinkingly condemn all violence, there is always in play the question of the rightness or wrongness of what one is fighting for; whether one’s cause is good and just or evil and unjust.  That is a distinction that a Totalitarian government does not allow its people to be make.  Aristocratic Totalitarian governments determine who is right and who is wrong; and those in power are always right and suppress all those who disagree as “wrong.”  Those who fight for maintaining our Judeo-Christian moral values and the principles of government laid out by our Founding Fathers will be labeled seditious and treasonous by those who are seeking to destroy these values and principles.  But we would be fighting for what is good, right and true against what is wrong, evil and false.  And if it comes to the use of force to overthrow Authoritarian Aristocrats that are bent on despotic and oppressive rule, such force will be deemed by them as an “insurrection” and all the power that they have acquired will be brought against those people fighting to preserve Constitutional government and Judeo-Christian moral values.

            But this would be a deception.  It is not an “insurrection” or “seditious” to fight for maintaining our Constitutional Democratic Republic from those who would destroy it.  Rather, they who would destroy it are the true insurrectionists.  They are being seditious.  They just go about this slyly, by “double-speak,” obfuscation and deceit.  The American Patriots[1] who constitute “We the People,”[2] will be fighting for the good, the right and the just; that is, fighting for those moral and governmental principles that made America the greatest nation on earth.  It takes wisdom to see through the evil designs and deceptions of those who seek the destruction of our American governmental, social, religious and moral life.  The Judeo-Christian faith and ethic provides that wisdom.  The erosion of that Judeo-Christian faith and ethic leads to the bewilderment and reversal of common-sense and moral values we see taking root in our politics and culture today.  But if we do not allow ourselves to be deceived and rightly perceive the evil forces at work in our world and the unique significance of our own heritage and form of government which best preserves life, liberty and prosperity, I think we will also see that it is worth fighting for.

            Therefore, the Christian response to Tyrannical and Authoritarian forces that seek to strip us of life, liberty and property does not necessarily exclude violence.  Christianity and the use of force are not mutually exclusive.  But let me be clear, that said, we should do whatever we can to avoid violent confrontation.  I will discuss the grounds and nature of any necessary resistance in more detail below, but let us pray that we would not soon arrive at that crossroad of decision.

            That said, as Christians, our priority is to spread the gospel of “good news” throughout our land and the world.  We also need to work within our system of government while that system continues to do justice and preserve law and order in society (See my “Christian Reflections on the Present Turmoil in America”).  We now need to ask, “What is the present state of that system of government and what the implications are for the evangelical Christian?”

Election Fraud: Evidence and Truth

            I, like many others, are disappointed in our Representatives in Congress.  Too few are speaking out against the deliberate and flagrant disregard for the Constitution, moral values and civil law that characterizes our nation; not only in our local communities and cities but in our national legislative and judicial life.

            Amid the gratuitous use of the word “systemic” in regard to racial issues these days, this last election has certainly surfaced problems of a systemic nature.  This election has made the political and judicial unconstitutionality, dishonesty, apathy and hypocrisy, as well as the unwarranted compromise and corruption in government, painfully obvious.  My present assessment of the 2020 election is based on careful consideration of the public legislative hearings that were held to present eyewitness testimony and forensic analysis regarding the unconstitutional decisions, illegal practices and fraudulent activities that occurred in this Presidential election.  A word needs to be said here about how we can get at the truth in this matter amidst all the conflicting opinions we hear in the media on this issue.

I do not believe my present convictions and conclusions regarding the last election amount to “conspiracy-talk” or that there were merely inconsequential “irregularities” in the election.  My present belief that there were unconstitutional actions along with substantial illegal and fraudulent activities is based on what I think is the best source of information on the matter, that is, the legislative hearings I referred to below.  If investigative journalists were more responsible, accurate and unbiased, we would get more factual information.  But because at times it is difficult to know from media sources what is true and what is false, unless you regularly listen to, view or read various sources, I think that this process of having a formal hearing of eye-witness and professional testimony is a responsible and effective way of presenting evidence to discern fact from fiction.  Hearings are a more reliable method of fact-finding.  That’s why we have hearings.  There is testimony and presentations given.  Questions are asked and answered.  There is opportunity for rebuttal from the opposing sides, etc.  All sides get to present their evidence and rebut evidence and statements.  And I think it is noteworthy that in both respects – presenting evidence and rebutting evidence – there was a definite lack from the Democrat legislators in these hearings.  There were hundreds of people who put their names on affidavits, and under penalty of committing a felony were swearing that what they experienced, saw, heard, video-taped, etc. is true. To me this process better ensures the credibility of these witnesses along with the plausibility and factual nature of the data they present.

With regard to those who say that the courts unanimously and overwhelmingly rejected President Trump’s lawsuits, these hearings tell the story that the courts repeatedly dismissed Trump’s cases on procedural grounds without hearing the evidence.  As such, the courts, especially the U. S. Supreme Court were derelict in their duty.  They need to hear the evidence.  That is the function and responsibility of the judicial branch. There were clear constitutional violations involved in this election that I will discuss below.  It is the responsibility of the U. S. Supreme Court to address such violations of the United States Constitution.

            The point is that we are trying to get at the facts in the matter. Therefore, to give context to my remarks, and inform yourself of the substantive and numerous evidences of illegal and fraudulent activities, in opposition to those who claim “there is no evidence of fraud” and assert that people are believing “baseless allegations of election fraud,” even to the degree of concluding that President Trump incited popular discontent, unrest and violence by these claims, it is imperative that every American watch these videos, hear the evidence for yourself and come to your own conclusions.  They took place in the following states – 2nd Georgia Senate Hearing, Arizona, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and Nevada.  There is also a United States Senate hearing titled, “Examining Irregularities in the 2020 Election.”[3]  This is also a very important hearing.  In addition, Mike Lindell has put together a program titled “Absolute Truth” in which many experts testify to and explain the fraud and international hacking into our election systems and processes that occurred in the 2020 election. Do not just listen to the main-stream or supposedly “conservative” media.  Examine the direct evidence for yourself.

            Here is a summary list of how election laws were changed in violation of State Constitutions and the United States Constitution along with illegal activities that opened the way for fraudulent activities to take place.

  1. The State Farm Arena video.  All poll watchers were ushered out and batches of ballots produced from under a table draped with black cloth.  For approximately 2 hours, three workers began to run through the scanners the same batches of ballots three or four times.
  2. Removal of the safeguard of signature verification / matching.
  3. The examination and “curing” of absentee ballots without Republican supervision.
  4. Backdating ballots that were not produced and mailed before voting deadlines.
  5. States extended ballot receipt deadlines for days after the election day deadline.
  6. Ballot “harvesting.”  Allowing political operatives to collect “absentee ballots” and bring them to the polls en masse.
  7. Mail-in ballots without folds. We are told these are “spoiled ballots.”  But truly spoiled ballots are about 2500 for every 500,000, not in the hundreds of thousands.
  8. Ballots printed on high speed copy machines. Note: Forensic audits of the “kinematic artifact” (the actual ballot) would reveal fraudulent ballots; just the way we catch counterfeiters and forgers.
  9. Ballots being brought into other States from New York State. Statistical analyses show that the numbers of ballots for Biden spiked overnight during certain hours in several locations.
  10. Ballots printed out of line or with no barcode for county designation so as to be rejected and forced into adjudicated which allowed the ballot information to be altered.
  11. The shredding of ballots in Fulton County, GA shortly after the Senate committee authorized a forensic audit of their ballots.  Note: Ballots are supposed to be secured for 22 months.  They are literally historical artifacts.
  12. Dominion voting machines were connected to the internet.
  13. Large amounts of dead people voted.
  14. Large amounts of felons voted.
  15. Large amounts of out-of-state residents voted.

            Let me emphasize that what matters here is the truth.  Concern to know and tell the truth is in short supply in our local and State politics and on Capitol Hill.  Many politicians, spokespersons and the liberal media will simply lie to the public, and do so with impunity.  Therefore, what is going on in our nation is fundamentally not a political issue.  It is a crisis of truth.  There is a blatant disregard for finding and telling the truth, accompanied by asserting a point of view regardless as to whether or not it comports with the facts.  But it is imperative that we care about what’s true and what’s false, and only believe what is truth and reject what is false.  We need to be able to tell the truth and get at the truth when things that are criminal or deceitful seem to have occurred.  We need to reject political cunning, expediency, privilege and rhetoric as disruptive of the search for the truth.  Politics, these days, has little regard for the truth of a matter.  In fact, truth is often covered-up by those whose hubris enables them to disregard any law or ethic that condemns their actions.  They are above the law.  How something can be spun to the advantage of a political agenda or a politician’s gain, no matter how misleading or false, takes precedence over what is true.

            But a nation cannot long survive as a free Constitutional Democratic Republic when its government and media make duplicity and lies common practice.  Hence, the scarcity of truth in government, lack of professional, objective journalism and the omission and distortion of facts by the main-stream media is dangerous to our Republic and our fundamental freedoms.  Our form of government cannot last long upon falsehoods, lies, misinformation, propaganda, deceit and the new bully on the block – censorship.  Any and all voices that don’t agree with the radical agenda of the Authoritarian Democrats now in power are being silenced.  So, the crisis facing us is whether we are going to function as a nation that tells the truth to each other, or, acquiesce to a culture of power that encourages interactions of hypocrisy, delusion and self-deception.  Well, of course the choice is clear.  We have to fight for truth. But what will be the ramifications of that fight for truth given such strong opposition against it?  But I digress.  More on this below.

            Returning to the election.  If we adopt the path of truth-telling, and the facts show that this past election was legitimate, with the “irregularities” being immaterial, then I will be the first to acknowledge that Joseph Biden is the rightful President of these United States.  But then, on the same basis of truth-telling, the opposite must also hold sway.  That is, if the facts bear out that the election was rife with unconstitutional, illegal and fraudulent activities that artificially produced “votes” for Biden over Trump, then logic, justice, law and integrity demand we conclude that Biden is not the rightful President.  We need to tell to truth to ourselves and not deceive ourselves.  Political expediency will not do.

            Now, if Biden is not the rightful President, then that is a situation that is intolerable for a nation with a Constitutional form of government, because that would mean that the election did not reflect the will of the people.  It is unacceptable because it was not legal, honest or true.  Our Constitution is the supreme law of the land and the Preamble makes clear that the ultimate governing “body” is “We the people…”  It establishes a Constitutional Democratic Republic “under God, with liberty and justice for all.”  Now where there is such a Constitutional government, and that Constitution was intentionally circumvented so as to alter election results, then a crime or crimes have been committed against the people of the United States.  To let such an injustice stand would be to entrench political corruption, spurn and suspend the Constitution and establish a precedent that law and order need not be enforced, that elections can be corrupted and an election need not reflect the will of the people.  If the election was fraudulent then Biden is not the rightful President of the United States.  We would have to live a delusion to think otherwise.  There are those who say “this is not about overturning an election.”  That is correct if they mean by “overturning the election” merely because we don’t like the outcome. But I disagree that “this is not about overturning an election” if the election was fraudulent. It certainly would be about overturning the election because in doing so we would be correcting an injustice.  Also, many people just presume that to overturn an election is wrong.  They assume that to correct this type of injustice is an impossibility.  But they give no reasons as to why it can’t and shouldn’t be done.  I say that if we care about the Constitution, the rule of law and the preservation of our Democratic Republican form of government as well as our Freedoms, then “overturning” this election, defined as correcting an injustice that was the result of systemic corruption, must and should be done.  Four years is a long time to pretend something is true when it is not.  It’s a long time to attempt to suppress one’s logical, moral and patriotic sensibilities.  This likely illegitimate administration has just begun, and we already see the moral and economic damage it has wreaked upon the nation in the flood of “executive orders” flowing from Biden’s pen.  Four years is a long time for godless Authoritarian Elites to inflict their Socialists policies upon us.  What is left after four years will not even be recognizable as the America we once knew.  So to those who say the situation cannot be changed now, I say, “Why not?”  There is nothing in the Constitution that precludes the retraction of an “election” once it has proved to be a fraud committed against the American people.

            If this Presidency is indeed proven to be illegitimate, that would be a logically, morally and constitutionally unacceptable and intolerable situation for all law-abiding, honest citizens of these United States.  It now seems that there is a glimmer of hope that the Supreme Court and State courts and Legislatures will be seriously taking up the evidences of fraud.  The courts need to step up and play their Constitutional role as a check and balance of the power of the other branches of government and most importantly ensure that justice is done.  President Trump attempted to fulfill his Constitutional duty under Article 2, Section 3 to “take Care that the Laws are faithfully executed.” But that Constitution was ignored by radical Democrats bent on doing anything necessary to make sure he did not win a second term. Hence, the courts now need to perform their judicial responsibility.

            I pray that the truth will continually be made known and if the election was stolen, as the evidence seems to indicate, that there would be a reversal of its false result and a plan put into place to reinstate Donald Trump to his rightful office as President.  Certainly the results of an election can be “thrown out.”  I see no reason why this cannot be done in this case if the evidence warrants it.

            Much factual evidence of fraud has already been produced.  In light of the evidence, strong reactions are to be expected from the people.  Many are furious at the injustice and the indifference to the evidence shown by State Legislators and Congress along with State and U.S. Supreme Court Judges.  Certainly we all need to check and constructively channel our reactions, but given the egregious nature of the evidence it is my opinion that these are reactions of righteous anger and a justified moral indignation.  I, like many Americans, are angered by the new heights of brazen hubris and lawlessness that have characterized this election.  The disregard for both our State Constitutions and the United States Constitution was so blatant so as to be intolerable for those who expect our laws to be obeyed. And when our laws are disregarded by politicians in an attempt to defraud the people of their vote and whose actions have proven to have altered the outcome of this election, the people must not stand idly by but demand investigations and accountability. I think I speak for many who need to have their perspectives and strong feelings made known who are disgusted with politicians that lack moral fiber and the conviction to uphold the law at the State and Federal levels.

            Many Justices, Senators and Representatives of the people in several states who have sworn oaths “to support and defend” both the United States Constitution and the Constitutions of their states, have violated their oaths by blatantly ignoring the statutes in those Constitutions without consequence.  There is overwhelming evidence that Governors, Secretaries of State and election officials illegally changed election laws and practices that enabled fraudulent activities, while also using voting machines that could be connected to the internet allowing for rampant fraud to occur.  Eyewitness and professional forensic testimony reveals that many people in select polling places acted in corrupt, manipulative, intimidating and devious ways by not adhering to election laws and practices that would have safeguarded the integrity of the election.  In doing so they have corrupted the election process, disenfranchising millions of voters and prejudiced the election against Donald Trump and in favor of Joseph Biden.  Indeed, to put it bluntly, there is substantial evidence that the election was stolen from the will of the people and therefore from President Trump.  So the crucial question is whether this is a permanent situation.  Have corrupt political “machines” become so proficient and established that they can manipulate the election process without consequence?  What is being done to secure our election processes?

            In that there has been a failure of courage and integrity, along with a dereliction of duty by Governors, Secretaries of State, many State Legislators, the Senate, the House of Representatives, the Justice Department and the Supreme Court to consider and investigate the massive amount of evidence of corruption in this past election, as citizens of the United States we stand on the 1st Amendment of the Constitution “to petition the Government for a redress of Grievances,” and the 14th Amendment which states that “no state shall make or enforce any law which shall abridge the privileges and immunities of citizens of the United States.”  We have a real and serious grievance that needs to be redressed.  In that these State leaders and officials removed the safeguards that ensure that “one person, one vote” was what actually occurred in this election, they abridged the privileges of the citizens of the United States.  The citizen’s privilege to have their vote count and not cancelled out by a fraudulent ballot or one cast by a non-citizen of the United States, was abridged.  Here’s how with respect to the Constitutional violations.

The Unconstitutional Actions of the States

            The change of election laws in a State by anyone other than the Legislature of the State is unconstitutional.  Influenced by unfounded fears due to the presence of Covid-19, alterations of election practices were instituted by Secretaries of State and Governors and election officials (i.e., “consent agreements” or “settlement agreements.”)  These “agreements” are in direct violation of Article 2, section 1, paragraph 2 of the United States Constitution.  The “manner” by which the electors are appointed (i.e., the manner in which the general election is held in the States), is to be “as the Legislature thereof may direct.”  This means that when those Secretaries of State and/or Governors directed the “manner” by which those electors were appointed, that is, when they altered the laws and processes by which the election was conducted, they violated the Constitution by usurping the authority of the Legislature of their State.  Therefore, the result of the process of choosing Electors and certifying the election results for President and Vice President, or in effect, the way the election was conducted, was unconstitutional on the face of it.  Therefore, those results could not and should not have been certified.

Moreover, therefore, the Legislature had the duty and responsibility to take back their authority from the Secretaries of State and/or Governors, and make sure the election was held in the manner that those State Legislatures had previously directed and certify the election only on the basis of the legal, non-fraudulent votes cast, and thereby assigning their Electors accordingly.  They were to follow the election laws.  And when those laws were circumvented, altered or added to, this cast doubt on the security of the election process and the accuracy of the results.  Upon the evidences that the election was open to fraudulent activities, and because their State Constitutions and the United States Constitution were violated, it was incumbent upon the Legislatures to hear the evidence as to whether the usurping of the State and Federal laws put in place by the State Legislatures spoiled the integrity of the election.

The Constitution of the United States of America

            Furthermore, according to the 12th Amendment the electors are responsible to certify their lists in accord with those persons the people of the State had chosen for President and Vice President.  The certification is to reflect the results of the State’s election process.  It is to reflect the will of the people.  Now, if that process was fraudulent, the result would not have reflected the will of the people of the State.  Therefore, the State should not have certified those persons as President and Vice President.  It would then have be left up to the State Legislatures to declare that those certifications do not represent the will of the people and determine how to proceed with a remedy. This is why objections were made to the Electoral College votes in Congress on January 6, 2021.

            It is astounding how the Democrat responses to this election made the point that we are a nation of laws and referred to the need to adhere to the Constitution in counting the Electoral College votes while refusing to look at the evidence that that same Constitution was violated in the election process.  This is the kind of hypocrisy that infuriates the people.  The use the Constitution to hold their Republican opposition accountable to the law, but disregard the Constitution when it interferes with their achieving their political agenda. Radical Democrats eviscerated the substance and application of the Constitution by simply ignoring its direct application to the rule changes mentioned above. Those rule changes were unconstitutional.  Obviously they only consider upholding the Constitution when it can be marshaled to their cause. For instance, Democrats accused Republicans of wanting to “overthrow the election” in objecting to the legitimacy of the Electoral College votes. The Democrats insisted that it was the Republican Senator’s “Constitutional responsibility” to confirm the Electoral votes as presented. Democrats boasted that they took an oath to uphold the Constitution, to protect and defend it, and yet they neither acknowledged the unconstitutionality of the consent agreements made by Governors and Secretaries of State, agreements which were affirmed by Judges – another act that is also unconstitutional on the same grounds.  So much for the Democrats upholding the Constitution!  Furthermore, many judges deemed the President’s claims of fraud to be unsubstantiated without even looking at the evidence!  Technicalities like “no standing” were used to ignore the matter.  But what about the unconstitutionality of what they and the state officials did in changing election laws?  What is so unsubstantial about that?  How is it possible that this blatant violation of Article 2, Section 1 never entered these judge’s minds?  I submit that it entered their minds, but they ignored it because that would lead to the undesirable outcome of the vindication of Trump’s claims.

A “Redress of Grievances”: Righting the Wrongs

            Regarding our 1st Amendment rights, I and all those who stand in agreement, call upon all our Senators and Representatives, to rectify, remedy or set right this injustice by demanding that they seriously examine the evidence thus far made available and press for a full investigation into the many means by which this fraud was carried out.  It is not only imperative that steps are taken to prevent this from happening again, but justice demands that those who have perpetrated the greatest scam ever committed against the American people and against the very foundation of our Constitutional Republican form of government be brought to justice and the rightful person be declared elected President of the United States.

            That is what the word “redress” means.  The people have produced substantive and compelling evidence of an intolerable grievance.  The 1st Amendment requires this fraudulent election to be rectified.  The results of these unconstitutional and illegal actions must be remediedOn the basis of the evidence, not political whim or desire, the result of the election must be overturned.   On the basis of the evidence an unjust result must be set right.  “No one is above the law” is a meaningless platitude if those who break the law are not held to account and the results of those illegal activities are not reversed.  Many are resigned to “move on” or “go forward,” thinking that “nothing can be done” about this unconstitutional and illegal election.  But I think it was C. S. Lewis who said if you find yourself heading in the wrong direction, the only way to get right again is to turn around and go backwards.  To move forward would only be to condone and entrench the wrong.  If there are any persons left in Congress that care about Constitutional Law and the preservation of our Republic, they should act, and act soon.

            Although there are some signs of integrity in the courts, they have neglected their Constitutional role as a check upon the other branches of government and shown nothing but indifference to the substantive questions and evidence in this matter.  They have cavalierly dismissed these on the basis of “no standing” or the simple refusal to consider the substantive evidence in the many cases brought to them by the President’s attorneys.

            Also, the indifference of both houses of Congress and many State Legislators to the evidence of fraud is astonishing.  The apathy of Congress as we watch our Constitutional Republic vanish before our eyes is incomprehensible.  The Socialist Authoritarian political movement in the Democratic Party that has as its creed “the ends justifies the means,” and as its goal the overthrow of our Self-Governing Democratic Republic and economic system of Capitalism, has become entrenched in local, State and Federal government, Federal law enforcement agencies and our judicial system.  Corruption is rampant in every area of political and judicial life.  Moral relativism, appeasement and accommodation rather than the rule of law has allowed corrupting movements and influences to rule the day.  There is little recourse in the law for the law-abiding citizen who suffers injustice.  Lawlessness is rampant and yet ignored.

            Over the past four years we have witnessed many in Government, Congress and the Justice Department commit perjury and other crimes and yet they are not being investigated and prosecuted.  We have been witnessing the entrenchment of a ruling class that is above the law.  The Hunter-Biden “Laptop” Scandal is a recent case in point.  Vice President Biden used his influence to get his son Hunter lucrative positions in foreign business affairs, especially in communist China.  According to the testimony of Tony Bobulinski, Joe Biden lied about his knowledge of Hunter’s business affairs and was even a player in the profit sharing of the enterprise.  In emails, Joe Biden was referred to as “the big guy.”  What has become of these unethical and illegal activities?  Nothing.  Indeed, Joe Biden ends up President of the United States!

            The Russia-Gate hoax is another example of people being above the law.  This scandal was devised and paid for by then candidate Hillary Clinton.  It involved FBI Director, James Comey, President Barack Obama and others.  They sought to “vilify Trump with false accusations that he was colluding with Russia.” These accusations were all found to be fabricated lies to smear Trump and distract from Hillary’s email scandal.  Have any of these people been held to account for their crimes?  Not as of yet.

            In addition, we have the false accusations of “abuse of Power” and “obstruction of Congress” that lead to the first failed impeachment trial of President Trump.  Add to this a second baseless Trump impeachment on the charge of “instigating insurrection” and you certainly can see, if you choose the path of truth and not delusion, what is going on here.  That is, that these radical Democrats care not-a-wit about truth or justice.  These scandals and concocted impeachments are merely the ways and means of unscrupulous, power-hungry Authoritarian dictator types in the Democratic Party to get what they want – more power and control – and eliminating any threat to those ends.

            Here is a brief summary of some of the ways Radical Democrats have lied and deceived the American people over the past four years in an effort to oust President Trump.

  1. Trump solicited Russia to interfere in the 2016 election and “obstructed justice.”  Robert Mueller’s report found no evidence of this.  Rather, it was Hillary Clinton, through Fusion GPS, who paid for the Steel Dossier that was used to accuse Trump of “Russian Collusion.”  In fact, it was Clinton who was colluding with a former MI-6 British agent, Christopher Steele, with expertise in Russian affairs, in an attempt to bring down Trump. It was exactly as Trump described it as “a hoax.”
  2. The Ukraine telephone call alleging Trump used his influence to investigate Joe Biden’s son.  This too turned out to be just as Trump described it, “a hoax.”
  3. Deceitful activities by the FBI to attempt to frame and remove General Flynn.
  4. A first impeachment and trial based on the above false accusations.
  5. The most recent impeachment which was unconstitutional for lack of due process and on the unsubstantiated grounds of “instigating an insurrection.”

We Have Past the “Crossroads”

            You have heard that America is “at a crossroads.”  Well, not anymore.  As of this last election, we are no longer a Constitutional Democratic Republic.  We are one in name only, and that only as it serves the deceitful rhetoric of the radical Democrats who have just seized power in Washington.  Make no mistake about it.  They are a Socialist Authoritarian political “machine” bent on dismantling the form of government the Founding Fathers bequeathed to us.

            Also, those in Congress who call themselves “Republicans” need to wake up to this fact.  There are too many who are acknowledging Biden’s presidency while they have their head in the sand regarding the evidence of a fraudulent election.  They are hiding behind the excuse that “the courts” have not ruled in Trumps favor.  No surprise in that.  And although there are some who are beginning to rise from their slumber, it is unlikely that others will find the backbone to make a difference.  And that was what Trump was pointing out to Kevin McCarthy in their phone call regarding the events of January 6th. The President was contrasting the fecklessness of Congress compared to the actions of the people in the events of that day. The President wasn’t condoning the violence, just making a comparison of the people’s passion compared to the inactivity of Republicans in Congress. For after all, for the most part, they too are professional politicians.  And professional politicians have at least two negative character traits – self-preservation and “political correctness,” that is, the forfeiture of truth on the altar of political expediency and compromise.

            A majority of the country has already realized we have lost our Constitutional Republic.  We have moved past this intersection which is based in the rule of law and founded on the principle that the governmental authorities derive their just powers from “the consent of the governed.”[4]  Note that the Declaration says “just powers.”  In contrast to this distinctively American political philosophy, current events prove that we are on the road to a National Socialism imposed upon us by an Aristocratic Elite bent on Authoritarian control and the censoring of dissenting voices.

Unify?  On What Basis?

               “We must realize that the Reformation world view leads in the direction of government freedom. But the humanist world view with inevitable certainty leads in the direction of statism. This is so because humanists, having no god, must put something at the center, and it is inevitably society, government, or the state.”

 Francis A. Schaeffer

            We are now hearing much about the need for each side to “talk” or “come together” or “unify.”  Republicans naively say “we are all Americans” and they talk of “cooperating” and “working together” and “moving forward” with the new administration.  But this is naive.  The new administration has no intention on “unification” or “working together” with anyone unless they agree with their radical agenda.  And for Republicans to lean on the Constitution, presuming that it is the authoritative standard to which both Republicans and Democrats must adhere and by which they must govern is also naive. The radical Democrats have no intention of adhering to the Constitution when the Constitution gets in the way of their political agenda and consolidation of power.  Authoritarian Elites do not care about a Constitution.  They make their own rules as they go along.  If the Constitution can be manipulated in support of their radical agenda all the better.  That makes their unconstitutional aims appear Constitutional.  But it’s all about deception and appearances. The Constitution becomes a hindrance for those who want to institute a Tyrannical Socialism.

            So the problem at this point is that we are not all Americans according to the true historical and political meaning of “American.” The present radical ideology of the Democrat party reduces to one thing – subjugation of all dissenters to the tyrannical political philosophy and demands of that party’s agenda.  That is exactly the opposite of what it means to be American.  And there can be no “unity” between mutually exclusive political ideologies.  The days of a two party system that functioned within a Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government that was based on law and order with free-market capitalism as its economic philosophy and practice are over.  The present administration ignores and transcends the Constitution.  It is no longer a matter of whether we are going to cooperate for the common good.  Rather the question is who will be censored, punished and subjugated for not cooperating with the “common good” as defined according the Socialist Authoritarian agenda of the Radical Democrats.  Despotism is alive and well in “America.”  The radical Democrats have put down their stakes with designs to abolish our Constitutional form of government and institute a Socialist form of government that has Totalitarianism as an end goal.  Their ideology constitutes a completely different form of government for America than that which was bequeathed to us by the Founding Fathers.  When Nancy Pelosi tore up the President’s State of the Union Address in February 2020 she in effect tore up the Constitution.  This was the first President in decades that stood for the fundamental Constitutional principle of “We the people.”  He was not a member of the Washington establishment or elite who have progressively been ignoring the Constitution which was intended to provide for a more “perfect union.”  Without a respect for and adherence to the Constitution there will be no “perfect union.”  Unity comes by respecting and following the Constitution, not dismissing it.  The Constitution is the means by which we “establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.”[5]  As the Constitution goes, so goes our freedoms and national unity and success.  Is there any doubt that the Constitution is being despised today given the degree of division in our nation?  Notice that the Preamble to the Constitution lists precisely what our nation is missing evidenced by the lawlessness, disrespect for police authorities, daily violence along with the theft and destruction of property we witnessed all summer long.  Forces are at work to do anything but “establish Justice.” “Domestic Tranquility” is fading.  As the present powers in Washington continue to ignore the Constitution we will not be able to “secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity.”  And I submit that this disregard for the Constitution became evident in this last election.

            The radical Democrats who now control all three branches of government are seeking to fundamentally change the form of American government.  When this happens the situation is no longer one in which we can “find a compromise” or “reach across the aisle.”  To do that would be to forfeit the very form of government that guarantees our freedoms.  There can be no unity between mutually exclusive or incompatible political philosophies or ideologies.  You must choose the one you are going to affirm – the Socialist Aristocratic Authoritarianism or the God-fearing, self-governing Constitutional Democratic Republic that produced and retains our rights and freedoms.  It is a time of profound decision for the American people.  (See Appendix B)

How Did We Get Here?

            So how did we end up travelling so far down the road towards a Socialist Authoritarian Aristocracy?  I submit that the traditional American philosophy of government “of the people, by the people and for the people” [6] has been substituted with a government “of the Washington Elite politicians, by the Washington Elite politicians and for the Washington elite politicians.”

            I submit that true American government according the principle of “We the people” stands or falls given at least these two factors.  One is the moral fiber of the people themselves and those appointed to positions of leadership.  The French lawyer and social scientist Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859) who studied what made America great wrote,

               “Liberty regards religion as its companion in all its battles and its triumphs, as the cradle of its infancy and the divine source of its claims. It considers religion as the safeguard of morality, and morality as the best security of law and the surest pledge of the duration of freedom.”

            This personal morality is essential to self-government, which is the essence of the type of government our Founding Fathers had in mind.  A people living on the basis of their internal moral values shaped by Scripture need little government by external means and force.  Yet, their biblical understanding of the nature of man as sinful and their experience of such, made them believe some government was essential.  But for the same reason they were also aware of the dangers of too much government and too much power gradually being concentrated in the same department.  Such unchecked power would lead again to tyranny.  Therefore, James Madison, in speaking about the need to keep one branch from encroaching on the powers vested in another wrote the following in #51 of The Federalist Papers.

               “But the great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same department consists in giving to those who administer each department the necessary constitutional means and personal motives to resist encroachments of the others.  The provision for defense must in this, as in all other cases, be commensurate to the danger of attack.  Ambition must be made to counteract ambition.  The interest of the man must be connected with the constitutional rights of the place.  It may be a reflection on human nature that such devices should be necessary to control the abuses of government.  But what is government itself but the greatest of all reflections on human nature?  If men were angels, no government would be necessary.  If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary.  In framing a government which is to be administered by men over men, the great difficulty lies in this: you first enable the government to control the governed; and in the next place oblige it to control itself.  A dependence on the people is, no doubt the primary control on the government; but experience has taught mankind the necessity of auxiliary precautions.”[7]

            It is both the self-governing moral values and this obliging of government to control itself that we must strive to reestablish and secure.  But, again, no matter how much “ambition must be made to counteract ambition” and what “auxiliary precautions” are instituted, a free state cannot be achieved or survive without objective moral values and duties embraced by all.  Any unity that does not spring from a common inner morality that motivates the majority of the people, will reduce to an imposed restraint upon all the people by those who wield the most power according to their own relativistic ethic.  In contrast, American government was meant to be limited government, and that necessitates a people capable of governing themselves on the basis of shared ethical values.  To have limited government you need self-government, and to have self-government you need a moral law; a common ethic.  That ethic has traditionally been fostered by theistic belief, and more specifically and predominately by the Judeo-Christian Scriptures.  America was an experiment in government “of the people, by the people and for the people,” therefore the success of that government required a shared authoritative, transcendent and binding ethical and moral standard.  This standard came from their belief in the Judeo-Christian religion.  It was not a personally or socially constructed set of relative moral values.  They were values external to themselves to which all turned to as authoritative.   They were grounded in God’s revelation the Bible; a book most Americans read and were familiar with.  This book informed their minds, hearts and actions.  Because biblical values were their personal values, those values, in turn, were manifested in all other areas of our social life and interactions.  It was their belief in God that provided the framework of our ethical and moral values.  It was those values that made our nation a place where injustices could be corrected (i.e., all mean are created in the image of God), and life could be lived in freedom and peace.  Alexis de Tocqueville wrote this about the role of religion in America.

               “I have known of societies formed by Americans to send out ministers of the Gospel into the new Western states, to found schools and churches there, lest religion should be allowed to die away in those remote settlements, and the rising states be less fitted to enjoy free institutions than the people from whom they came. I met with wealthy New Englanders who abandoned the country in which they were born in order to lay the foundations of Christianity and of freedom on the banks of the Missouri or in the prairies of Illinois. Thus religious zeal is perpetually warmed in the United States by the fires of patriotism…They will tell you that “all the American republics are collectively involved with each other; if the republics of the West were to fall into anarchy, or to be mastered by a despot, the republican institutions which now flourish upon the shores of the Atlantic Ocean would be in great peril. It is therefore our interest that the new states should be religious, in order that they may permit us to remain free.” Such are the opinions of the Americans; and if any hold that the religious spirit which I admire is the very thing most amiss in America, and that the only element wanting to the freedom and happiness of the human race on the other side of the ocean is to believe with Spinoza in the eternity of the world, or with Cabanis[8] that thought is secreted by the brain, I can only reply that those who hold this language have never been in America and that they have never seen a religious or a free nation….But there are others who look forward to a republican form of government as a tranquil and lasting state, towards which modern society is daily impelled by the ideas and manners of the time, and who sincerely desire to prepare men to be free. When these men attack religious opinions, they obey the dictates of their passions and not of their interests. Despotism may govern without faith, but liberty cannot. Religion is much more necessary in the republic which they set forth in glowing colors than in the monarchy which they attack; it is more needed in democratic republics than in any others. How is it possible that society should escape destruction if the moral tie is not strengthened in proportion as the political tie is relaxed? And what can be done with a people who are their own masters if they are not submissive to the Deity?”

            Sinful mankind needs an authority higher than himself to which he can refer lest he become mired in his own sin, which left unchecked leads to all kinds of vices and perversions that cause social disorder and disintegration.  If left to himself, Mankind is unable to govern himself.  Even the best governmental schemes will deteriorate into Despotism without belief in a Divine Law-Giver.  The checks and balances of our own system are the Founding Father’s governmental affirmation of the problem of sin in man.  Without a moral and ethical framework to check and direct the behavior of the people, they will in time lack the principles of honesty and integrity necessary for proper government.  The progress of culture and civilization depend on maintaining a moral and just society, and these depend upon the restoration of the proclamation of the Christian gospel and the transformation that occurs in the minds and hearts of people as the result of believing that “good news.”  Our history testifies to this influence of Judeo-Christian values as the cause of the success of our nation.  Again de Tocqueville states,

               “For my own part, I doubt whether man can ever support at the same time complete religious independence and entire political freedom. And I am inclined to think that if faith be wanting in him, he must be subject; and if he be free, he must believe.”

            If we ignore the truth of our religious history, we do so to our own peril.  Without these values, people lack a knowledge of and concern for the truth.  They grope in the darkness of personal and social moral relativism and subjectivity.  Soon law and order break down and a governmental Authoritarian “savior” rises from within or from without to promise law and order along with a return to economic prosperity.  But this “savior” censors, oppresses and divides on the basis of lies and deceit.  This “savior” is a false “savior” that takes the place of the only true Savior, Jesus Christ who is “the way, the truth and the life.” (John 14:6)

            In contrast to our present cultural breakdown, evidenced by the outright lies propagated by the liberal media, the crimes and injustices in high places that go unpunished, the hypocrisy of our politicians, the violence in our streets that goes unrestrained, along with this last election, which I believe was the greatest scam ever perpetrated on the people of this nation, the light provided by the Judeo-Christian moral framework held sway over the minds and hearts of the majority of the English settlers that populated the original thirteen colonies and into the era of “the greatest generation” (1940’s) and the “golden days” of American history (1950’s).  Even a cursory examination of our historical records and what is etched on the walls and monuments throughout Washington D.C. will bear this out.  The majority of the first English settlers were Christians.  They believed that men are sinful and needed the salvation that God provided in Jesus Christ.  Out of his mercy and grace God became man in Jesus and took upon himself through his death on a Roman cross the punishment we deserved.  Through repentance and faith in this truth we receive salvation.  We also become “new creations;” sanctified through the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.  The truth that there exists a God of goodness, love, grace and forgiveness altered and checked people’s actions and prevented evil vices from becoming prevalent in society.  God’s Word and the Spirit were at work in the people and this translated into a community life in which moral behavior and justice would be the norm.  The seeds for doing away with atrocities like the slavery of the Antebellum South lay in the biblical truth that all men are created in the image of God (Gen. 1: 26, 27).  Government was necessary, but it had limited size, scope and function. You may choose to ignore this religious history of our nation, but that is exactly what you would have to do – choose to ignore it – so as not to acknowledge it.  But truth lives.  And our founding documents, memorials and our very laws all witness to the Judeo-Christian heritage of our nation.  And this is why those with political and social agendas contrary to the Judeo-Christian values upon which our nation was founded must destroy our monuments, revise our history and erase these inconvenient truths.  They want to change history into a narrative that fits their agenda.  We have seen much of this revisionism in the destruction or the removal of our historical monuments this past year, the 1619 Project curriculum and the censorship of religious and conservative voices.  Revisionism is a sign of Totalitarian tendencies.  There are those who are working to replace our tried and true historical, religious and governmental principles with a Socialist system in which Authoritarian Elites rule the day.

            The second factor upon which our government of “We the people” stands or falls is the sanctity, security and accuracy of the vote.  Let’s examine this more carefully.

The Consent of the Governed and the Sanctity of the Vote

            The very concept of human freedom is rooted in the Judeo-Christian beliefs I spoke about above.  God made us free creatures, with minds and wills of our own.  We are not made for oppression.  We yearn to be free.  Not free from all restraint or law, for we must not confuse liberty with license.  We can only be free and remain free within God-given moral and civil limits that protect the freedoms of all people.  According to the Declaration of Independence, certain unalienable human rights come from our Creator.  Among these are “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”  As far as our American history is concerned, all these self-evident truths are either explicitly or implicitly affirmed in the tenets of the Judeo-Christian religion or consonant with them (e.g., “the pursuit of happiness”).

            Now, the right to vote is a fundamental right in a free society.  It is the means by which the will of lawful citizens is expressed regarding those persons they want to represent them in government.  The people should choose who they want to represent them in Federal and State office and whom to put in those leadership positions that will impact their lives.  The will of the people needs to be reflected in the making and upholding of the laws of the land.  The vote is the means by which that is done and the way real change is made in a peaceful, orderly manner.  The vote preserves the Democratic Principle that it is “we the people” who ultimately govern over these United States.  The American political system operates on the basis of “the consent of the governed.”[9]  The vote safeguards our fundamental liberties from being endangered by people bent upon Authoritarian rule over us.  The vote acts as a check upon those who would want to acquire absolute power.  Therefore, it is absolutely necessary that the inviolability and accuracy of the vote be secured.  The philosophy of government that is established on “the consent of the governed” demands this.  Since we are a government “of the people, by the people and for the people,” our Democratic Republic stands or falls upon the preservation or the perversion of honest and fair elections.

            Therefore, one should not underestimate the grave ramifications of the unconstitutional and illegal activities that perverted the last general election.  The practices that safeguard the election from fraud were removed, and the overwhelming evidence of corruption that resulted is being ignored. The evidence is indeed overwhelming.  Again, see the above links and watch the legislative hearings.

            To allow this fraudulent election to stand speaks to the willful indifference of our legislators and judges to matters essential for maintaining our Constitutional Democratic Republic.  Equity and justice are essential.  Make no mistake about it.  For the election process to be subverted by these unconstitutional and illegal activities, and for that fact to simply be ignored, marks the forfeiture of our present Constitutional Democratic Republican form of Government.  That is what is at stake in this last election.  It was not about who won and who lost.  It was about the integrity of the voting process and therefore the type of government that would arise from such corrupt practices.  It was about whether or not we cherish the integrity of the process by which a government “of the people, by the people and for the people” is maintained or we are going to submit to the actions of a corrupt, tyrannical Democratic Party in our midst.  I contend that our historically unique and exceptional form of American government did not survive the last election.

            The majority of the American people know the election was manipulated by premeditated nefarious means so as to produce illegal votes for Biden and remove legal votes from Trump to give Biden “the win.”  But when corrupt elections are allowed to stand, they undermine the voice of the people, and as such they undermine government by “the consent of the governed.”  In effect, the American people did not choose their president and possibly other political leaders in this past election.  For instance, in Georgia Senate run-off elections were necessary.  But the illegal activities that occurred in Georgia in the general election were sufficiently addressed and eliminated.  Hence, the run-off gave wins to the two radical Democratic candidates.  Those wins were predictable given the evidences of fraud in that State in the general election.

            In this last election an authoritarian Democratic Party “machine” went to work to impose their will upon the people.  Those who cherish the fact that every citizen has the right for their vote to be counted and not be disenfranchised, cannot, and will not accept this corrupt election.  The voting process by which one’s vote is protected against tampering and illegal interference is one of the essential processes that makes America great.  For Americans to find out that the process was intentionally corrupted by a political party within their midst, with the possibility of interference by foreign nations through the Dominion voting machines, is just cause for them to band together so as to constructively defy this treasonous activity.

            I call it treasonous because it was literally the intentional negation or “overthrow” (albeit through non-violent yet corrupt means), of our Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government in the United States that has as its foundational principle – “We the people.”  I have argued elsewhere that governments have a responsibility to maintain law and order.  See my “Christian Reflections on the Present Turmoil in America.”  I have also argued that the freedom to vote and the security and accuracy of that vote is an essential element of a government that is grounded in the will of the people.  To pervert that vote is to establish a representation of the people in our formal government that is false and not reflective of the will of the people.  It is to tolerate people in high places that seek the destruction of our founding principles.  It is we, the people who are United States citizens, who confer upon our governmental entities their “just powers.”  It is by our expressed decisions that the government of the United States subsists.  We, the people, are, in effect, the government.  That is what was in part expressed, albeit unwisely, by the intrusion of the Capitol on January 6th. More on this below. But that principle of “We the People,” and that form of government was nullified through the planned illegal activities of domestic enemies who purposefully designed to pervert that principle and form of government. Who are the real insurrectionists?

            Therefore the present frustration and anger from a large part of the populace is real and justified.  What has occurred in this last election is an egregious attack upon the coveted and most fundamental right of all the citizens of this nation – the right to vote with that vote being meaningful with respect to the outcome of an election. That political right to a meaningful vote, by which the people remain the decisive factor, retaining the right to choose those persons that will take office at the Federal, State and local levels and make the laws that will affect them, was not safeguarded but stolen from conservative Republicans and Independents throughout several States in a coordinated effort of unconstitutional, illegal and fraudulent activity.  The last hope of their voices being heard was silenced by a flood of Democratic judicial activity prior to the election and dereliction of judicial duty subsequent to the election that was designed to render enough of those votes null and void not expose the degree of fraud in the election.

Unsubstantiated Democratic Denials

            In light of the evidence to the contrary, it’s amazing how Democrats and many Republicans can assert that a “free and fair election” was conducted and that this was “the most secure election in American history.”  And yet Democrats obstructed forensic audits of the Dominion voting machines and denied access to public records, including the physical ballots.  If you have nothing to hide, why hide this data and these materials?  Democrats, and even our more conservative media pundits, have asserted that there was “no evidence” for the President’s claims.  They stated that they were false and have “no basis in fact or law.”  They talked about Trump supporters who blindly follow what he says, including believing his false claims that “the election was stolen.”  The bias media even stated there was “zero evidence” that the election was stolen.  These are is astounding denials given the massive amount of evidence that has been made public through the investigations and judicial hearings in the states of Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Arizona, Nevada and Georgia.  It is also an insult to the intelligence of those who have heard that evidence.  We believe the election was stolen, not because Trump says so, but because we have viewed the factual evidence and eyewitness testimony that proves it is so.  Democrats assert that claims of fraud and corruption are unfounded.  They said they are vague claims with no evidence and no facts.  And yet the Democrats never refuted the overwhelming, specific evidence of unconstitutional, illegal practices and fraudulent activity that Mayor Giuliani, Jenna Ellis, the President and his attorneys and many Republican Congressmen have brought forth.

              This willful blindness can also be found in Republicans that are more interested in playing “politician” than searching for and acknowledging the truth.  Political expediency is the enemy of truth.  For instance, Mitch McConnell denies any illegalities on a massive scale that would have tipped the election.  He says they are mere allegations without any substance.  This is another example of willfully ignoring the facts, allowing him to remain in the safe place of “political” neutrality.  Furthermore, he is totally missing the point in his call for Republicans to concede the matter because they ought not to mimic the similar objections that Democrats have raised in the last four elections and how they have tried to discredit the validity of Trump’s election.  At least McConnell admits to that truth!  The problem here is that McConnell and Republicans like him fail to recognize that this is a very different matter, with very different facts and on a very different scale than those objections that Democrats raised in the past.  Whereas the Democrats accusations and objections were falsely predicated, the President’s claims were predicated on facts and evidence.  If McConnell was concerned for the truth, he could not and should not equate the acts of the Democrats that have been shown to be lies, with the present issue supported by factual evidence. In addition, McConnell is willfully ignoring the principle of a cumulative case against the Democrats that he just cited regarding the four years of deceit, lies, false reports and the falsely predicated impeachment against the President.  McConnell willfully ignores the massive amount of evidence of the deceitful tactics of the Democrats prior to and throughout Trump’s presidency which only adds to the plausibility of their having stolen this election.  So here again we run up against the issue of telling the truth.  Without a respect for truth, politicians can say what they want when they want, regardless of them finding they are contradicting themselves.  Lies come in many forms.  One of the politician’s favorites is “I don’t recall.”  Truth doesn’t matter in Washington today.  And that is another reason why they hated Trump.  He told the people the truth about what goes on there.

            What the Democrats did over the past four years only serves as more substantial evidence that they will stop at nothing to gain power.  And this only serves to add plausibility to the charge of election fraud.  In true Democratic Party fashion, given what they have tried to pull off in the past years, we would expect such fraud.  They were going to do anything to make sure Trump did not get more votes that Biden – even if they had to rig the election.  And as far as I can tell that is precisely what they did.  These radical Democrats work on the unethical premise that the ends justified the means.  We have a massive amount of evidence of fraud, and their own past corrupt behavior only lends plausibility to the charge.

The Road Ahead: A Seven Point Strategy for Change

            So what are we to do given our present political situation?  Participate in immature, reckless, destructive, spontaneous riots like what happened on January 6, 2021 at the Capitol?  No, of course not.  Let me present a seven point strategy that will offer a more constructive way forward.

Point 1 – Address Our Last Election by Getting to the Truth

            Our approach must start with uncovering the truth about the last election and accepting the truth no matter where it leads – to either a legitimate Biden win or acknowledging that the election was stolen from Trump.  Truth matters.  Most Americans want to know the true result of our last election.  If many of our Representatives believe this election was legitimate, then it needs to be fully investigated to assure all American citizens of that claim of legitimacy.  The refusal to perform a full investigation will only serve to leave us with the overwhelming evidence of fraud and to conclude that to be the truth of the matter.  Common sense tells us that if there was no substantial fraud committed, then what is there to hide by indifference or resistance to a full investigation?

            True American Patriots have no objection to whoever wins an election if that election has been conducted honestly.  But true American Patriots, in light of the nature and degree of the evidences already revealed, will not stand for illegitimate, fraudulent elections.  They will not be stripped of their right to choose their national and local leaders.  Elections must be legitimate and the results accurate, and there is just too much evidence of fraud in this election to ignore the matter. Therefore, I call upon those Patriots in Congress to authorize and initiate this full investigation.  We should not and cannot abide such fraud, nor can we as a people live the lie that resulted.  Justice must be done.

            Furthermore, if this election was illegitimate and nothing is done about it, it will prove to be the destruction of our Constitutional Democratic Republic as those who perpetrated the fraud complete their coup d’etat and set themselves up in the White House and Congress as the Socialist Authoritarian Party that they are.  No longer will we be able to claim something is “unconstitutional” and expect that to hold weight in doing justice and enumerating and retaining our freedoms because the kind of people in this type of ruling class are above the law, even the U.S. Constitution.  That has been proven time and time again over the past four years with their hypocrisy and high-level, fabricated, false accusations and impeachments against President Trump that run counter to our Constitution, Constitutional law, due processes and the bill of rights.  There is an ever increasing list of rights that we have as Citizens that are daily being trampled on and taken away.

            The present unrest among Patriotic Americans stems from the belief that this election was rigged in favor of Biden.  Without resolution to this matter, the minds, hearts and emotions of those who love the freedoms granted to them by our distinctively American form of government will not rest and may possibly be expressed ill-advisedly in unacceptable violence of the type we saw at the Capitol on January 6th.  Such violence is not preferable or productive as an initial response.  If not tempered by sober, informed minds it will not bring about the needed change.  If a show of force were to be necessary as a last resort, it must be as the result of careful deliberations and planning by men and women who are chosen for their wisdom and insights into the complexities of our present time.  I will discuss my reasoning for this in more detail in Point 7, but before there can be an informed and reasoned show of force, we must first exhaust the following additional, peaceful strategic points.

Point 2 – Organize a Delegation

            We need to organize a convention or delegation of people who perceive the gravity of this situation and are willing to take seriously the issue in Point 1 above and work for the change that needs to take place in election processes and our national life as I previously discussed.  That delegation will meet for the following purposes: a) perform a full investigation into this last election, b) remedy the results if found to be fraudulent, c) restore a respect for and the preservation of our Judeo-Christian heritage (which will involve the church and the gospel as I discussed above) and, d) present, discuss and debate how we are to reclaim our Democratic Republican form of Government.  They can decide on a name if need be (e.g., New Republican or Patriot Party), but the important thing is that they meet to discuss substantive issues and establish a moral and political road map for dealing with the present crisis in America and its future. Most important in doing so would be “prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessing on our deliberations…”  Here is an excerpt from Benjamin Franklin’s Constitutional Convention Address on Prayer, June 28, 1787. 

               “I have lived, Sir, a long time and the longer I live, the more convincing proofs I see of this truth — that God governs in the affairs of men. And if a sparrow cannot fall to the ground without his notice, is it probable that an empire can rise without his aid? We have been assured, Sir, in the sacred writings that “except the Lord build the House they labor in vain that build it.” I firmly believe this; and I also believe that without his concurring aid we shall succeed in this political building no better than the Builders of Babel: We shall be divided by our little partial local interests; our projects will be confounded, and we ourselves shall be become a reproach and a bye word down to future ages. And what is worse, mankind may hereafter from this unfortunate instance, despair of establishing Governments by Human Wisdom, and leave it to chance, war, and conquest.

               I therefore beg leave to move — that henceforth prayers imploring the assistance of Heaven, and its blessings on our deliberations, be held in this Assembly every morning before we proceed to business, and that one or more of the Clergy of this City be requested to officiate in that service.” (James Madison recorded Franklin’s motion at the convention.  Copies of Madison’s notes on the motion can be found at the bottom of the page here.)

Benjamin Franklin’s Motion for Prayer at the Constitutional Convention, June 28, 1787

I suggest that this delegation should include leaders in politics, business, law, religion and education, etc. (e.g., Mark Levin, Bob Woodson, Alan West, Franklin Graham, Alveda King, David Hanson, K. T. MacFarland, Mike Lindell, Candice Owen, Newt Gingrich and many others), and include a means by which the people can give input into the discussion and decisions.  Their deliberations should include consideration of Point 1.  And no matter what else this delegation may decide, it is imperative that Point 4 be addressed immediately.  Securing the integrity of the election process is crucial to the preservation of our Republic.

            Moreover, our Founding Fathers also gave us wisdom and guidance here.  In the Declaration of Independence they spoke about the history of the “repeated injuries and usurpations” of the King of Great Britain against the people of the Colonies in America.  They therefore went about proving their claims by letting “Facts be submitted to a candid world.”  Similarly, we too need to let the facts of how an Authoritarian Elitist Radical Democratic Party has been at work to establish an “Absolute Tyranny over these States.”  The list of their offenses is long and compelling.  Our Founding Fathers desired to separate themselves and the Colonies from the Monarchical rule of Great Britain.  In their wisdom they wrote, “A decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.”  We too would need to similarly declare the causes for the actions that will need to be taken; whether peaceful or otherwise.  I will speak about the justified use of force in Point 7.

Point 3 – Support Those Patriotic Americans Already in Congress

            There are many who agree with my assessment of our present situation.  Approximately 74,000,000 people voted for President Trump.  We are a formidable force if we can develop and implement a strategic plan that will be effective in ousting career Democratic and RHINO (Republican In Name Only) “politicians.”

The Declaration of Independence

We need to demand from the few Senators and Representatives that understand the gravity of the situation to step up, take the reins of influence and authority they have by virtue of their positions and do justice and “support and defend the Constitution of the United States.”  People like Ted Cruz, Matt Gaetz, Tim Scott, Tom Cotton, Rand Paul, Marsha Blackburn, Devin Nunez, Louie Gohmert, Ron DeSantis and others are already on the front lines. These men and women must be encouraged to fulfill their oath of office.  Men and women like these should play a part in the delegation of Point 2.  We must support those who demonstrate conviction in supporting and defending our unique American Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government and foster the Judeo-Christian moral and ethical ideals.  There is no place in our government for the hypocrisy of a Joe Biden who touts his Catholic religion, and yet, contrary to the teachings of that religion, enacts laws that allow for the killing of untold numbers of babies.  That is a blatant disregard for our founding principles.  The Declaration of Independence is clear.  “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”

Point 4 – Secure the Election Process

            We must secure the election process from fraud.  This point is crucial and cannot be over-emphasized.  The success of the peaceful restoration of our Constitutional Republic and its Judeo-Christian values depends upon securing our elections from fraudulent and illegal activities.  It is “we the people” who must choose our local, state and national leaders.  As part of Point 2, we need to establish election laws (e.g., no mail-in voting except for absentee ballots with strict identification criteria) and systems (e.g., voter ID’s, intense bipartisan oversight in all stages, thorough and exhaustive forensic auditing) that will assure that our elections are legitimate. This will require the Patriots in Congress to exercising their Constitutional authority.  Article 1, Section 4 states, “The Times, Places and Manner of holding Elections for Senators and Representatives, shall be prescribed in each State by the Legislature thereof: but the Congress may at any time by Law make or alter such Regulations…”  In addition, the Patriotic Citizens will have to play a crucial role in monitoring the totality of the election processes.

            Is it possible for the radical Democrat Party to rig every election from here on out?  Perhaps.  But if we can secure our elections we can still make strategic changes with our vote as to who we oust from Congress and who we elect to represent us.  This is the best way, and the American way, to make changes in government.  But our election process must be secured from those people who will attempt to corrupt it.

Point 5 – Vote

            If the election process can be secured, the next step is to actually vote.  We need to restore confidence in the vote.  If people thought their votes really mattered and the people they vote for kept their campaign promises, more citizens would turn out to vote.  But “politicians” have given politics a bad name.  That’s why more than half the people do not care about politics. They cannot stomach the hypocrisy and lies that come from Federal, State and local politicians. We do not need more “politicians.” We need genuinely honest people to serve in government. People that understand the values and principles that make our nation exceptional.  We need to keep in office people like those listed in Point 3 above, while ousting those who ultimately will not stand up for truth and the Constitution.  Such politicians should be voted from office, for instance, those Republicans that voted for a second impeachment let alone to convict in the Senate trial.  They do not respect the Constitution, for the impeachment was done without due process and the trial’s charge of “instigating an insurrection” was unconstitutional on the grounds of the 1st Amendment right of freedom of speech and the intent of the Article 1, Section 3 which applies to one who presently holds office.  Add to that the President’s actual words which call for the very opposite of any violence, let alone any “insurrection,” and you are left with another Democratic scheme not based in fact or law to make sure Donald Trump can never run for President again.

If you watch the complete proceedings of the second impeachment Senate trial of President Trump you will see the hatred of Trump and the gross hypocrisy and unethical deceit of the radical Democrats on full display. They truly are the purveyors of a morally bankrupt political ideology that is antithetical to our Constitutional Democratic Republic of law and order.

Point 6 – Do Not Be Deceived

            The declaration of Independence states that,

               “Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shewn, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.  But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”[10]

            Note the observation about the nature of mankind.  It says that “…mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.”

            This is so true and is born out everyday in the news with new hypocrisies, lies, scandals, etc. The Founding Fathers were telling us that people are willing to give way to a certain amount of corruption and evil either out of indifference to politics in general or simply because as long as they can continue to live in some degree of freedom and prosperity with which they are content they will suffer these evils. By nature we tend to overlook a certain amount of exploitation, looking past it as long as we can continue with our own lives and livelihoods.  But note that the Founders also believed that some evils should not be endured.  There is a point at which action needs to be taken. A free people cannot endure “a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object,” that is, “a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism.”  There comes a point where forces are at work among a free people that are seeking to undermine the form of government that preserves their various freedoms and to work and keep the fruits of their labor.  When this happens, when there are those in powerful positions that seek to curtail their freedoms and institute an “absolute Despotism,” this cannot and should not be tolerated.  It can happen that a free people can become victims of those, even in their own midst, who seek a new form of governing marked by Authoritarian Despotism.

            Charges have been laid against Conservative Republicans of being against “democracy,” “treasonous” and “insurrectionists.”  But I submit that the opposite is the case.  It is the Radical Democrat who wants to alter the form of government laid down by the Founding Fathers.  It is they who are committing treason and insurrection.  By executive orders, introducing radical legislation, media lies and propaganda and censorship of any dissenting voices, they are now rapidly dismantling our Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government that allows for equality and freedom for all. They are ignoring the Constitution and instituting larger and more intrusive government policies with the design to bring about an Authoritarian Despotism.  They want the people dependent upon them so that they can increase their power.  Hence, it is actually the Radical Democrats that are engaging in treason and insurrection.  Indeed, as an obfuscation and diversion technique these Democrats always accuse the other side of doing precisely what they are presently engaged in or have done in the past.  Do not be deceived.  These people are corrupt and devious. Again, the second “snap” impeachment of President Trump by the House of Representative without evidence, witnesses or discovery, and the arguments presented by the House Managers at the Senate trial are just the latest examples of this.

Point 7 – The Last Recourse: Precedent and Permission for Revolution

            “If there is no final place for civil disobedience, then the government has been made autonomous, and as such, it has been put in the place of the living God.”

Francis A. Schaeffer, A Christian Manifesto

So we prayed to our God and stationed a guard… Don’t be afraid of them. Remember the great and awe-inspiring Lord, and fight for your countrymen, your sons and daughters, your wives and homes.”

Nehemiah 4: 9, 14 (HCSB)

            Note that the Declaration has encouraged us to act prudently.  It also states that we should not change Governments for “light and transient causes.”  I have argued above that the causes that face our nation are not light and transient.  They are weighty and vital.  And therefore, any reasons for altering or overthrowing a corrupt, despotic Government ought to be submitted to “a candid world.” The proofs of the evil designs and actions of those in power need to be clearly delineated. The loss of our Constitutional Democratic Republic and our freedoms is at stake.  And the above Strategic Points are all the peaceful means by which we must strive to effect change.  They demonstrate prudence in dealing with our present national turmoil.  And all these means need to be exhausted before we implement this next strategic point.

            I have discussed above the tendency of people to suffer evils while evils are sufferable rather than right their situation.  But this also implies, and the Declaration explicitly states, that there are types of governments that must be righted, that is, when governments become destructive of “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness” and when there is a “long train of abuses and usurpations” that are designed “to reduce the people under absolute Despotism.”  It is then that the people have the right, indeed, the duty, to alter or to abolish such Governments.  When Despotic Government rears its ugly head, “it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government.”  But how can this be done when the vote is corrupted and all peaceful means are exhausted?  Should we give up on the preservation of our governing principles and the cause of freedom?  I think not.

            The founders gave careful and realistic thought to all that was necessary for the security of the state and their freedoms.  In the 2nd Amendment of the Constitution they wrote,

               “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms shall not be infringed.”[11]

            Note that the founders inextricably linked the right of “the people to keep and bear arms,” which certainly implies the possibility of the need to use those arms, with “the security of a free State.”  Indeed, those arms are “necessary” to that security.  It is a sobering thought, therefore, that the founders incorporated the use of force within the Constitution itself as a means, if necessary, to secure our freedoms.  This also means that the security of our freedoms and our nation lies in the hands of “the people.”  Even Article 1, Section 8 of the Constitution states that “The Congress shall have the power…To provide for calling forth the Militia to execute the Laws of the Union, suppress Insurrections and repel Invasions…”  In that the Congress is given this power, here again we see the fundamental principle of “we the people” that runs through our founding documents.  Yet, in an interesting twist, the people who make up the Militia would have to take up their rightful authority as the foundation of the government if the Congress itself, as a branch of the Government, were to overreach the authority of its department and begin exercising Despotic power over the people.  “The People” would then have the right and duty to correct that situation, via the use of the Militia if necessary, and preserve their Democratic Republic.  The persons who compose “The Congress” are chosen by “the People.”  “The Congress” is accountable to “the People.”  It is “the People” who determine the form of their government, and the Founders clearly stated that that government derives its powers, which are to be “just powers,” from “the consent of the governed.”

           

Therefore, we cannot give blind assent to the proposition that “No matter what, all violence is inexcusable” or as others say, “We unequivocally condemn all violence.”  As I discussed above, certain types of violence are always unacceptable.  The randomly destructive anarchistic type of violence we saw from Antifa and BLM throughout the summer of 2020 is always unacceptable.  On this, most responsible and reasonable Americans, agree.  I say most responsible and reasonable Americans agree because others obviously disagree.  There are those hypocritical radical Democrats and many Republicans in Congress who were outraged about the violence at the Capitol and blame Trump for “instigating an insurrection” but were silent as the grave when it came to denouncing the violent destruction, burning, looting and murders (estimated at 15+ people) that occurred all summer long in several of our American cities.  In a hypocritical double-standard these Democrats even repeatedly advocated for and encouraged these groups to cause violence in these cities. These Democrats refused to condemn the rampant violence of the past year because they know it serves their purposes of societal destabilization.  Such destabilization serves their cause of overturning the present American Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government and our capitalist economic system.  Many Democrat Governors and Mayors even refused Trump’s offer of the use of the National Guard to restore peace in our cities but made the Capitol grounds an armed camp when it came to their own protection.  These Washington Elites know no bounds to their hypocrisy and their contempt for the American people. I submit that their retaining of the National Guard at the Capitol is evidence of their elitism and also part of their designs to commandeer a portion of the National Guard, and ultimately the Military, so they can, if necessary, use force to secure their power and implement their Authoritarian Socialist agenda.  The hypocrisy of these Democrats and their contempt for the American people and law enforcement given the violence, destruction of property and loss of life we have suffered this past year is obvious and infuriating.  More on this below.

            My point here is that absolute pacifism, although always to be respected as an individual’s choice, is not feasible when the fundamental freedoms for which our Forefathers sacrificed their lives to secure for us are in jeopardy.  In many battles and wars, blood has already been shed in fighting against those who would deprive us of our freedoms.  Therefore, “With a firm reliance on divine Providence” we may need, once again, to “mutually pledge to each other our Lives, our Fortunes and our sacred Honor.”[12]

                        Now, nothing good can come from the present overthrow of our Constitutional Democratic Republic by these Elite Radical Democrats.  And make no mistake about it, they are attempting to completely alter our American Democratic Republic while falsely claiming they are acting to “preserve democracy” and “uphold the Constitution.”  This is a deception.  Radical Democrats use duplicitous, deceitful language designed to confuse people and obfuscate an issue, making it seem “American” when the underlying intent is to bring about something completely different from that common American understanding of those words and concepts.  They seek to bring about the oppression of those who disagree with them as is evident by their constant efforts to establish a “cancel culture” in which all dissenting voices are silenced.

                        To combat this change in government, if all peaceful means fail, effective measures, however uncomfortable, will have to be taken.  If this complete disregard for our Constitution and State and local laws, along with the breakdown of law and order in our cities is allowed to continue by feckless elected leadership, then, according to our founding documents “it is the right of the people to alter or to abolish” that form government in as much as it has become destructive of the ends of “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”[13]  Furthermore, “We the People”[14] will avail ourselves of our right to “institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.”[15]  These principles for change have been preserved for us by our Founding Fathers.  Only under the circumstances of the rise of Tyranny do we have a mandate to “alter or abolish” such powers and organize those powers as the Founders originally intended and laid out for us in our Founding Documents.  We are not left without wisdom and guidance from them.  They speak as much to our present circumstances as they did to their own when they found that British tyranny was threatening their freedoms.  In other words, if necessary, we must reclaim and restore America according to the original Constitutional intent of the Founders.  We will restore the greatness of the America that we once knew which is beginning to be taken from us in recent days.  When all other means have proved ineffective, it will be up to “We the People” to act to preserve our liberties.  It was Abraham Lincoln who said,

               “I appeal to you again to constantly bear in mind that with you, and not with politicians, not with Presidents, not with office-seekers, but with you, is the question, “Shall the Union and shall the liberties of this country be preserved to the latest generation?”[16]

           

If we let this fraudulent election stand and begin to submit to the immoral Socialist Aristocratic Authoritarian Democrat Party that seeks to impose its moral decadence and failed political ideology upon us, then in a very short time we will not have a Constitution to defend.  But, if our vote will no longer be secure due to entrenched corruption, and there are those in Congress who fail to act with conviction and courage against the enemies of our Constitutional Republic, both foreign and domestic, those Patriotic Americans among “We the People” that revere the Constitution will do what they must, indeed, what they will have been forced to do by congressional inaction, to preserve their liberty and prosperity.  They will be compelled to act upon the principle set out in the Declaration of Independence which states “it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”  Note that it is their “duty” to “throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security.”  When the “Guards for our future security” have been forfeited by our Congress, Governors, Secretaries of State, Legislators and the Courts, as they have been in this last election, and these beginning days of this new administration, then it is up to the people to “provide new Guards for their future security.”  To do so the founders secured “the right of the people to keep and bear arms” and to form a “well-regulated Militia.”  Their intent was that this “Militia,” composed of “the People,” would use those arms to secure their freedoms.  Therefore, it will be up to the people to “throw off such Government” in a just and noble cause, that is, so “that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”[17]

            Americans must once again live out their founding moral and governmental principles, the first and foremost being, “under God,” so that the most exceptional, prosperous and equitable form of government and nation in the world will not be taken from them or allowed to “perish from the earth.”  We must not allow ourselves to be subject to the Socialistic Authoritarian ruling party that is presently at work to deprive us of our Constitutional Rights and Freedoms along with our personal property and resources.

The Capitol Hill Incident: Who Instigated the Capitol Hill Events?

            It should be said at the outset that the type of persons who acted violently on January 6th at the Capitol are not the typical Trump supporters.  They obviously are not the type of people that were found at his many campaign rallies all year long.  As far as I know there was never any violence caused by Trump’s supporters at these rallies.  And eyewitnesses at the President’s speech that day say that these were mostly godly people who were actually praying for our nation – for instance, praying about issues like abortion, China, etc.   The median age present was probably 60 to 65; not the type or age group to storm the Capitol!  I heard it reported that the rioters told the press that they were sent there by Trump and were doing this because he told them too.  But that sounds too contrived and smacks of some kind of premeditated plan to smear Trump’s name, belittle his supporters and accuse him of “instigating insurrection.”  If you were not present, you will only see and hear what the media wants you to see. A problem that admittedly occurs on both liberal and conservative sides.

            Granted, a full investigation is warranted and necessary to know the truth here, just like their needs to be a full investigation into the legitimacy of the election.  That, again, is a crucial investigation because it was the evidences brought forth at the judicial hearings held in the States in question, and at the Senate hearing, that fueled the anger against the Washington politicians that precipitated the Capitol melee. All I am saying is that certain evidences speak against the accusations made against Trump as to “instigating and insurrection.”  They are:

  1. There were certain supplies used at the Capitol – ladders, pipe bombs, etc. – that needed to be planned for and were brought on site in advance of the President’s speech.
  2. At the Capitol there were people dressed in Antifa-like garb and many had backpacks which also speaks to pre-planning and possession of supplies.
  3. The disturbance began one hour and fifteen minutes before the President’s speech ended, and one hour and 20 minutes before Trump’s listeners and supporters arrived at the Capitol.
  4. It is reported that advanced warnings were given to Congress that violence was to occur that day were ignored. It is being reported that the Capitol police chief had been informed by the NYPD and the FBI that an attack was planned for that day.  The Capitol police chief then informed Nancy Pelosi and Mitch McConnell but they refused to take any preventative action stating that an increased police presence would “not be good optics” for the Capitol.  Hence, this group seems to have been allowed to proceed with the attack, possibly dragging in some Trump supporters who lacked the maturity and wisdom to refuse to be involved in these violent and illegal actions.  The point to note here is that even if some of these points are shown to be doubtful, it was not the President who incited this attack for the following reason.
  5. The lack of security prior to the event is still be investigated, but nothing has been forthcoming.

            These points, along with the description of the Trump supporters given in the first paragraph above, strongly suggest a premeditated instigation of the violence that day by some other individuals or groups, but not your typical Trump supporter. All the details need to be investigated as to who started the Capitol melee.  But what is becoming known about the advanced planning is troubling.  Along with his own words that I will examine below, this certainly exonerates the President as an instigator of the events.  I would not be surprised, even if it was by their inaction, if we find the incident was provoked by those same Liberal Democrats who stoked and excused the Antifa and BLM violence all year long.

            The worst case scenario is that we find out that this was a pre-planned yet “controlled” disturbance that involved agitators that serve the purposes of liberal Democrats who allowed the events at the Capitol to occur for political theater and to be used, not only against Trump, but all those who support him.  It is a fact, born out in the events over the past four years that these Radical Democrats will stop at nothing, and, in true Machiavellian fashion, do whatever it takes to silence their opposition and acquire and retain their positions of power.  Perhaps this is why journalists are finding it hard to get information about why there was a lack of security on that day.  But it seems likely that there were groups present that, although supporters of Trump and his policies and everything he stood for with respect to combating the corruption of the Washington Elites, were nevertheless reckless trouble-makers whose actions Trump would not and did condone.  It certainly seems to be the case that there was a spectrum of people present – from the curious tourist-type that just wanted to see the inside of the Capitol rotunda to others caught up in the moment to others rightfully expressing their anger at corrupt Washington politicians to those who were planted in the crowd for the express purpose of causing violence and agitating the crowd.  But my point is that just because many of these groups support President Trump’s political policies does not mean that they represent him or the majority of his supporters by their violent actions at the Capitol that day.  Those people are responsible for their own actions.

            Now, if some of these rioters were just everyday ordinary citizens caught up in the emotion of the moment, then I submit to you that the root cause of what happened at the Capitol, as unwise and tragic as it was, was the result of a “long train of abuses and usurpations” perpetrated upon the American people by their Government for many years now.  It was our own Government – its fiscal irresponsibility, corruption, hypocrisy and its bureaucratic intrusion into the lives of the American citizen which is eroding their rights and liberties that instigated what happened there.  The politicians in Congress ought to wake up to the obvious fact that it was with them that these people were angry.  It is with these politicians that they were expressing their disgust.  Therefore, these politicians need to take responsibility for their role in provoking the anger of the people in this nation and instigating the violence of that day.  And the stealing of an election was the last straw.  Most Americans do not respect most politicians. Hence, this was an action taken by the people at “the people’s House” to remind the corrupt Washington elites that the foundational governing principle in America is “We the People” and their powers are granted to them by “the consent of the governed.”

            “We the People” had just witnessed the stealing of an election from the only President that would stand up for the common American citizen against government bureaucracy and corruption.  He was restoring the greatness of America according to the founding principles I have been discussing above.  He worked for all Americans, putting in place domestic and foreign policies that benefited them and this country.  He was a President with common sense and therefore he related to the common man.  He has a keen grasp on the principles that make America great and was governing accordingly.  He stood up for what is right and exposed what is wrong in politics and Washington.  Hence the constant opposition, hatred and contempt for him from those Democrats who would dismantle all that America is and stands for, and reinvent it according to their elitist Authoritarian Socialist ideology. And also, therefore, there is a similar hatred and contempt for Trump’s supporters from those Democrats who are undermining our Constitutional Republic.  Although Trump had his own character flaws, he was the antithesis of everything wrong with Washington politicians and politics.  With honest, straight talk, Trump exposed them for what they are.  Hence, the dishonest Washington Elites, who will do whatever to retain their own positions and power over the people, hated him for it.  “Trump Derangement Syndrome” is real.  Newt Gingrich has rightly said that our problem is no longer political but pathological.  And Patriotic Americans watched for four years while the pathological Liberal Democrat politicians and their willing accomplices in the main-stream media falsely accused and persecuted Trump non-stop.  It was not the character of the President or the words of his speech that generated the events on January 6th.  Although the President’s ways and words at times grated against the sensibilities of many of us, his character traits were endured by many of his supporters in light of the successes of this true leader who did so many good things for all the people of these United States in every area of our national and international life.  If Trump wanted to commit an insurrection, he would have to have been party to planning such and his insurrectionists would have gone in with overwhelming force and permanently occupied the Capitol.  That’s what an insurrection is all about.  You take over the present government and expel the former actors. So, Trump is no insurrectionist, nor can it be said he instigated what happened that day.  That is what the power hungry Democrats would want you to believe. Rather, he was a true Patriot and a tremendously effective President.  His record of exceptional achievements speaks for itself, and so does he fearless perseverance in the face of the continual lies and hoax’s that were perpetrated against him.

An Angered Nation

            The ‘deep-state’s” incessant corrupt schemes against Trump’s presidency have fueled the ire of millions of Americans that care deeply to retain the form of government that will best secure their “Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.”  I personally suspect that January 6th was permitted to occur by Democrats so as to use the event for their political purpose to halt the objections to the Electoral College votes of the States in which corruption was found.  They did not, and still do not want the people to hear the evidence.  And stop it they did.  Many Republicans abandoned the cause of truth that they were engaged in before the disturbance at the Capitol.  They did reconvene, but confused the events of the day with the question of deciding the truth about the issue that brought them there.  Truth was abandoned and traded for a politically-correct cry of “insurrection” so that they would not be perceived to be going against the prevailing outrage.  The intimidation worked.  The presentation of the evidence of fraud was shut down in a sanctimonious outcry of “insurrection!”

            What happened at the Capitol did not erase the matter of a corrupt election and the need to continue to present the evidence and make a decision as to whether or not they should count the Electoral College votes of the contested States.  To suddenly be indifferent to whether or not this election was stolen from the President is to completely divorce the events at the Capitol from one of its major catalysts.  Not only are the people disgusted with “Washington politics,” they are angry because so many people have looked at the evidence and are convinced their right to vote and the effectiveness of that vote were nullified by unconstitutional actions and a premeditated illegal and corrupt scheme to increase the number of votes for Biden above those of Trump, and in some instances, subtract votes from Trump and give them to Biden.

            Many Republicans, who could not maintain the distinction between a temporary and perhaps orchestrated event and the lasting disintegration of their Constitutional Republic, abandoned the presentation of evidence and their Constitutional duty to hear the objections and vote upon them, and turned upon the President.  This began an unconstitutional rush-to-judgment second impeachment on the charge of “incitement of insurrection.”

            The motivations of political and personal hatred of the President that we have seen at work in the past four years becomes clearer when we look at the words of his speech.  He said,

               “Now, it is up to Congress to confront this egregious assault on our democracy. And after this, we’re going to walk down, and I’ll be there with you, we’re going to walk down, we’re going to walk down.  Anyone you want, but I think right here, we’re going to walk down to the Capitol, and we’re going to cheer on our brave senators and congressmen and women, and we’re probably not going to be cheering so much for some of them.  Because you’ll never take back our country with weakness. You have to show strength and you have to be strong. We have come to demand that Congress do the right thing and only count the electors who have been lawfully slated, lawfully slated.  I know that everyone here will soon be marching over to the Capitol building to peacefully and patriotically make your voices heard.”[18]  (Emphasis mine)

            The bottom line is that there are those in Congress that hate Trump because he was elected when the Democrats were so confident that Hillary Clinton would win the 2016 election.  Their pride and egos were devastated that someone like Trump could beat Hillary.  What do I mean by “someone like Trump?”  I mean that he was not a career politician and therefore cared nothing for the Washington insider culture which we all know is corrupt to the core.  Trump knew this, and as a concerned citizen, it was his mission to “drain the swamp” as he put it.  He was beholden to no one in Washington and Washington hated it.  They have a good thing going for themselves – the rules, restrictions and tax burdens they impose upon the common people don’t apply to them – and they don’t like people who expose this hypocrisy or upset their comfortable lifestyle.  But Trump could not be bought or bribed.  He has made his own fortune as a private citizen and yet he was going to dismantle the Washington Elites who preyed upon the common American citizen for whom their government was a distant and untouchable entity – an entity which no longer represented them, that is, represented their desire for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, as well as their moral values and reverence for God.  Trump was a strong force against this corruption.  As he said in his speech above, “You have to show strength and you have to be strong.”  He knew the country had to be “taken back” and said, “…you’ll never take back our country with weakness.”  This is true.  Our country needs to be “taken back” from the present Authoritarian Socialist Democrats because the government of our country, that is, America as it has functioned historically, is not an Authoritarian Socialist government.  Therefore, Trump was right, we need to take back of country from the lawlessness and irresponsibility of the Democrat’s policies and their disregard of the Constitution. But his words can in no way be taken as instigating a violent overthrow of the government.  He was referring to the battle for the integrity of the vote and the battle that was occurring in the Capitol between the Authoritarian Socialists who stole the last election and those who would stand up against them.   

            So the radical Democrats sought to discredit Trump at every turn and with every trick in their book.  But their tricks all failed!  Except for this one trick of election fraud. That was their last resort for “defeating” Trump and nothing was going to stop them from altering the election processes so as to achieve that goal. I appeal to you to see through all the hypocrisy, falsehood, duplicity, deceit and lies the Democrats have leveled against this President over the years.  And now, in predictable fashion, once again they are accusing him of outrageous things like “inciting insurrection” and sedition and lumping all his supporters into the category of insurrectionists.  Look carefully at the cumulative evidences and the repetitious patterns of dishonesty and hypocrisy that these Radical Democrats have engaged in over and over. Know also that they project upon their enemies precisely those corruptions and crimes they themselves are involved in committing. So as to discredit their opponents and confuse the people, these radical Democrats project upon their political adversaries the very vices that are the truth about themselves.

            As unacceptable as the pandemonium on Capitol Hill was, it was instigated by a Radical Democratic Party, not the President.  These Radical Democrats, through “a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object,” that is, “to reduce them [the people] under absolute Despotism,”[19] were the efficient cause of those events.  For four years they fabricated lies to impeach the President the first time and now a second time in a Senate trial in which the hypocrisy of these Democrats was put on full display for all to see, that is, in my opinion, for all who will honestly and objectively examine all the evidence. These Democrats fomented vandalism, theft, destruction of personal property and businesses along with disrespect and violence against police, and even murder, in several major cities throughout the summer of 2020.  The people understand that the explicit words from many Democrats that instigated this violence, or their silence to condemn it, translates to their condoning it for their own political purposes. And the stealing of an election was the last straw in a mounting anger against a corrupt governmental system. I suggest that there is a kind of devious activity on the part of the Democratic Party that is treasonous at its core for the reasons I gave above. Their constantly insulting the people by their corruption and hypocritical lies. These lit the fuse for the attack on Capitol Hill on January 6, 2021. American’s are simply fed up with the corruption and hypocrisy of these Democrats.  Perhaps we shall be informed, and my opinions corrected, by what any unfolding investigations will reveal about what happened on that day the days leading up to it.  But perhaps we will we learn nothing because of the biased reporting and the social media “cancel culture” that suppresses any information that doesn’t meet the liberal Democratic standard of “truth.” It is likely that very important information as to who was first present at the Capitol and started the violence (i.e., Antifa?) will be kept from us by the Elitists in Washington as they filter it through a corrupt media or corrupt political maneuvers. For instance, what could possibly be going on with the Durham investigation? Where is the Durham Report?

            What is happening here is the consolidation by the Democrats of even more power over the people while attempting to neutralize the influence of the President and cast him as a criminal along with those who hold to his political ideology and policies. They are doing this to keep him from running again for President. They believe 75,000,000 people who voted for Trump are deranged and need to be “reprogramed.”  The contempt these Elitists have for the common people is obvious.  According to these Radical Democrats, when their domain of power is threatened, it constitutes an insurrection, but when the cities and businesses of the people are looted, burned, vandalized, and their police attacked and disrespected, and citizens and police murdered, these can go without condemnation by these Democrats, and the mainstream media’s silence was deafening.  There are those in Washington who believe they are privileged and will allow whatever destruction needs to take place if it consolidates and solidifies their political power over the people.

The Character Question

            So those of you who make Trump’s character the main issue for rejecting his political ideology, ask yourself, whose character is worse?  Trump’s or those who sought to destroy him with lies and deceit for four long years?  It seems that the character critique should be leveled against the Radical Democrats who constantly lie to the American people and hypocritically accused President Trump with false accusations conceived in high places.  Moreover, the Democrat’s Propaganda Ministry – the liberal media outlets – perpetuate these lies and accusations by continually pumping out into the public biased and false reports of current events, or just not reporting at all on certain matters. We certainly do have a serious problem of character in our nation, but it is found in the corrupt and immoral politicians in Washington and in the main-stream media.  The people know this and that is why they are angry.  (See Appendix C)

The Clear Alternatives

            If you think that my analysis above is off-base, I would just challenge you to more fully investigate the judicial hearings I cited above, the history of our nation and our current events from media sources that present different perspectives. In addition, compare our history to the political histories and theories of other nations were people live under Authoritarian Communist and Socialist forms of government. It is now no becoming the common practice of certain social media platforms to censor the speech and views of those who they deem unacceptable according their political ideology. Are you willing to let your speech be censored? Will you allow big-tech and Washington politicians take away your freedom of speech? If not, then what political ideology should you lean towards or embrace? Also, there is the question as to whether or not we can find the truth of a matter or are getting the truth through our present media outlets? It may require some digging to find out what is true and what is false.

            I contend that the alternatives have become clear.  This is not the America that those in recent past generations knew, and to which they were proud to dedicate their hard work and resources and pledge their allegiance.  So, to which “America” will you pledge your allegiance, the New Socialist Authoritarianism of the Democratic Party and its propaganda wings in the social and main-stream media, or the uniquely effective self-governing, Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government that the Founding Fathers intended and fought and died for?  That form of government was first and foremost self-government “under God.”  It is that form of government that has preserved liberty and justice for all.

            Therefore, will we take up Lincoln’s challenge when he wrote, “It is rather for us to be here dedicated to the great task remaining before us…we resolve that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth.”

            For which form government will you take your stand?


APPENDIX A – The Detrimental Effects of Calvinism

            Above I mentioned the detrimental effects of Calvinism with respect to the proclamation and spread of the gospel in our land.  With its unbiblical deterministic conception of the sovereignty of God and its resultant deterministic soteriological doctrines, Calvinism is hindering the proclamation of the gospel as truly “good news.”  That is what the word “gospel” means – “good news.”  A false gospel in our churches is also hindering the encouragement the true gospel gives to believers.  We too need to continually hear the message of the “good news” of our salvation to be encouraged in the faith.  Trying times are ahead and we will need to stand fast in the “good news” of our salvation.

            Now Calvinists cannot avoid the overwhelming witness of Scripture to the contingent nature of reality and human free will and moral responsibility which are in contradiction to their Calvinist doctrines.  So they must account for contingency and human freedom and responsibility.  But when they do so, and when they preach and teach the truly “good news” of God’s love for all and Jesus’ death on behalf of all and offer salvation to all – they do so in contradiction with their doctrines which teach a universal divine causal determinism.  Indeed, in their preaching, teaching and living, Calvinists are for all practical purposes non-Calvinists.  They are inconsistent with their own theology, being more Arminian or Provisionist in their ministry and practical living.  But this incoherence is obviously not healthy for the Evangelical church.  This only breads confusion, the suppression of reason or denial and the rejection of Christianity among those who are intellectually honest.  There is enough hypocrisy and duplicity in our politics and culture.  We don’t need it in our Evangelical churches too.  If you think I take too strong a stand on this matter, I challenge you to do an honest and careful examination of Calvinism.  I think you will come to these same conclusions.  I encourage you to read the materials on this website for the reasoned, biblical evidences of my assessment of Calvinism and its implications.


APPENDIX B – Morality, Ethics, Politics and Government Power

            The people can see what Washington has become due to its lack of a moral compass and tearing up of the Constitution.  There is a blatant disregard for the historically theistic moral framework which provided the ethical standards and the wisdom and conviction to do what is right and just.  There is just too much pride, lawlessness, corruption, lies, duplicity, hypocrisy and indifference in Congress.  And all these vices seem entrenched in Washington’s culture and that culture influences most of those who have found comfortable positions there as career politicians.  These vices in turn pervert its governmental activities to work against the people.  Representatives lack moral bearing and are indifferent and unresponsive to the will of the people.  They govern on the basis of peer-pressure rather than principled conviction.  So a majority of Americans have endured all this too long.  It has gotten to the point where they can no longer tolerate their principles and prosperity being taken from them, especially when they learn that their government derives its “just powers from the consent of the governed.”  They have reached the point of demanding real, effective change.  Trump provided that change and they feel they have been robbed by a rigged election of the progress that was being made to “make America great again.”

            Congress needs to wake up to the fact that the people are disillusioned and angry with them.  On January 6th we witnessed the expression of that anger against Congress.  Therefore, Congress needs to look long and hard at themselves.  They need to ask what they have done to instigate the events of January 6th .  Instead of blaming Trump, they should realize that it is their hypocrisy and lies, along with their fiscally and morally irresponsible governing that has the people up in arms. But Authoritarian Elites don’t have much self-awareness or humility.  So people are left with few options for restoring and retaining their Constitutional Republic and cherished freedoms.  For some people the unproductive and wantonly destructive expression of their anger is one option.

            Trump supporters cover a wide range of groups that have a wide range of beliefs.  And there are groups among them that have certain beliefs that other Trump supporters would not endorse.  I think the Capitol melee demonstrated that.  I am a Trump supporter but disapprove of the actions of my fellow Trump supporters that day, if it was even Trump supporters that precipitated the events that day.  But there are certain common beliefs that unite these groups.  I have discussed them above.  

            Calls for the need to “talk,” “come together” or “become unified” with those who are bent upon the destruction of our Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government would translate into the sacrifice and annihilation of that form of government.  Many conservative pundits point out that the actions and policies of radical liberals are unconstitutional or illegal, seeking to hold them accountable on the basis of law.  There observations may be true, but their expectations are naive.  Radical Authoritarian Elites are a law unto themselves.  They care not about a “constitution” or obeying other “laws” because these are only useful when they apply to those who disagree with their political goals.  They do not apply to them.  They are above the law.  Therefore, any American who begins to understand what this nation stands for and what are its governing principles and how they are to put into practice will find our present situation intolerable.  

            Compromise would be a normal part of governing if these were normal times.  But they are not.  As I see it, we have already fallen off the precipice into the abyss of Totalitarianism.  And when that is the case there is no compromising on the part of those who value a Constitutional Republican form of government in the context of a free-market capitalist economy with those who are now in power who seek Despotic control over all who disagree with them and the implementation of a socialist economy.  We are no longer governing or existing within the framework of our traditional Constitutional Democratic Republican form of government.  That means we need to be taking the steps to determine how to root out the Socialist Tyranny that is now firmly entrenched in our government.  Although to work with those Patriots who are already in Congress is the first and preferable option for change, this is not likely to produce the needed change because the majority of that government is already hopelessly perverted and corrupt.  But we must give this a chance.  Hence the importance of point 2 above.  But real change is more likely to originate outside the Washington establishment.  But the first and most peaceful option will require the cooperation of patriotic Congressmen and their strong stand for the Constitution and Judeo-Christian morality.

            But this whole situation is complicated by the fact that the remedy for real change that was once available to us as “the people” – the vote – seems now to have been taken from us.  I have little confidence that future elections will not be honest elections.  It does not seem that calls to “exercise your voice through your vote” mean anything anymore.  When most of our governing officials have put their heads in the sand and are touting the easy and superficial excuse that “the courts” decided there was no fraud, and liberal Democrats who concocted the scheme merely assert “there was no evidence of fraud” while the liberal media repeats the mantra, I submit that fraudulent activity will be standard procedure in future elections.  The Totalitarian Elites – both Democrats and weak Republicans – will remain in control, enforcing their radical and morally bankrupt agendas upon us regardless of the presence of a United States Constitution or our Judeo-Christian heritage.  These can easily and conveniently be ignored when you have no qualms about engaging in obfuscation, hypocrisy, lying, deceiving and manipulating.  It was that same Constitution that was not upheld given the evidence of unconstitutional activities in the election.  Why would we think it will be upheld in future elections?  The Constitution will only be used to bludgeon into submission those who dissent from the program of the Democratic and Republican Aristocratic Elites.  The Constitution will be employed in threats against those who dissent from the Totalitarian edicts as them “disobeying the law,” which means the “law” as these Tyrants define it.  And all along that Constitution and the “laws” they create for us will not apply to themselves.

            So we can see that this leaves us with the question of what to do to change the present situation.  Will it be feasible or possible to do so peacefully and in an orderly manner?  Again, the mechanism for peaceful expression of the will of the people and transfer of power that the Founding Fathers instituted was the vote.  But without intentional and sustained intervention into the present corruption of the election process it seems that the vote has effectively been taken from the people.  Our “elections” have now become a process by which an Authoritarian Elite impose their will on the people.  In addition, they are presently going about censoring thoughts, words and beliefs that don’t comport with the ideology of those in authority.  They are enacting laws which, if disobeyed, will result in severe consequences and the loss of freedoms.  We truly find ourselves at a troubling point in our American history.


APPENDIX C – Trump: Character or Conviction

            Many people have viewed Trump’s character traits as an obstacle to supporting him as President.  For others it is the deciding factor in rejecting him as President.  Let me first say that I cannot understand the abandonment of the political ideology and our founding principles that would be required to decide to reject Trump and vote for Biden just on the basis of Trump’s character traits.  Surely Biden’s character is no better, if not worse, than Trump’s and therefore such a shift seems to be inconsistent.  As I have argued above, Biden and Trump are not even in the same political universe.  If you can chose one or the other on the basis of character, or that you did not vote at all, I would have to say that you do not have a well thought-out political ideology.  Especially as Christian, I would hope that the principles of your faith would inform, not the person who perfectly conforms to all of your convictions, but the person who most closely conforms to them. To not vote at all is to fail to understand what a privilege and precious freedom it is and the powerful political principle it expresses. Hopefully what I have argued above will help you form your political convictions.

            As far as critiques of Trumps character go, certainly he has his flaws.  But his character flaws did not cause the unfortunate incident at the Capital.  Those who say he did, willfully ignore his speech in which he called for a peaceful march to the Capitol to encourage our Congress to do right by the Constitution.  Despite the fact that the Capitol violence may have been premeditated and planned, there certainly were people present with other kinds of serious “character flaws” who lacked the self-control and personal maturity to refuse to participate in the violence.

            Indeed, with respect to the President’s character, it is an admirable character trait to persevere in the pursuit of American values and against political corruption. It is an admirable character trait to what to know the truth, and to vigorously search it out and present evidence that leads to and uncovers the truth.  The radical Democrats do not have admirable character traits. For four years they concocted lies and planned deceitful means to bring down President Trump. To lie, cheat and steal – especially an American election – are not admirable character traits.  Such vices, including gross hypocrisy (which is just a way of deceiving others from learning the truth), are the demonstrable record radical Democrats have racked up for themselves over the past four years.  Neither is it an admirable character trait to abandon the search for the truth about this last election, like so many politicians did on Jan 6th after the Capitol incident.  Many Republicans wrongly concluded that what a handful of agitated protesters did at the Capitol eclipses the evidence of fraud and the unconstitutional activities this election highlighted.  They exemplified what Americans despise about their supposed “Representatives” – their political cowardice.  A readiness and willingness to abandon the search for the truth and to govern according to it and bend with the prevail winds of cultural peer-pressures is characteristic of what it means to be “a politician.”  Trump was not a “politician.”  Rather, he had a resolute will to reject corrupt political practices and follow his practical common-sense along with those governing principles that made America the greatest nation on the planet.  Despite his less admirable character traits, he had and still has a keen grasp on all the issues and persons that a President is required to have so as to come to good decisions.

            So, if we are going to talk about poor character traits, let’s start with those of the consummate politician.  One of the flawed character traits of many of the politicians on Capitol Hill is to hate those people, like Trump, who encroach upon their systemically corrupt, wasteful, elite, authoritarian club.  Trump exposed it for its indifference and unaccountability to the will of the people.  He revealed just how corrupt and wasteful the Washington establishment is and how they care for themselves over the good of the people and our nation. Why do you think the people marched to the Capitol?  Because that is where the corruption breeds and thrives.  And people are tired of it.  And rightly so.  This is a government “of the people, by the people and for the people.”  Trump restored the crucial American principle of “We the People”and the people loved him for it.  He made friends with those who want America to be governed, not by the whims of crooked Washington aristocrats and a bloated, wasteful bureaucracy, by the expressed will of the people according to the time-tested governing principles that made America great.  America was in serious decline, and Trump lead the effort to “make America great again.”  And the opposition rose up against him every step of the way. It is that anti-American opposition that is creating the turmoil and violence we are presently witnessing and suffering under in our nation today. And as the people see those they send to Washington only get sucked into joining the Washington Elites who distance themselves from the people they are sent there to represent, in stark contrast Trump related to the people directly with his Tweets and rallies.  The people saw their freedoms and resources unjustly being taken from them by those indifferent Washington Elites, and apart from violent activities, they exercised their one last hope – their vote.  And to the astonishment of the Washington Elites, the people spoke in 2016 and sent Donald Trump who was not a Washington insider or elitist into the lions-den as a grizzly bear fighting for positive change.  That is why he was so hated.  He threatened the Washington establishment.

            So the vote that was stolen from much of the nation’s population in this last election is the one avenue of change left to them. It is a fundamental American Democratic value and principle without which they are helpless victims of a Tyrannical movement cloaked in Congressional, Executive and Judicial garb.  Now when the security and sanctity of the vote is taken from them, they have every right to do what they must in the time and in a manner that will restore their freedoms.  If the election process can be secured, they may expel those who have forfeited their responsibilities to support and defend the Constitution and represent the will of the people.  But if we cannot secure the election process, if our vote has in effect been stolen from us who do not agree with the ideology and morality of the liberal Democrats, then other means and measures must be taken to secure our right to vote and our freedoms. The people of the United States who believe their country needs to be and should remain a Democratic Constitutional Republic and not a Socialist Authoritarian Aristocracy are not a “mob.”  They are the law-abiding people of America.  And their observations, objections and resistance to political corruption are not “mob rule.”  The opposite has historically always been the threat. The threat comes from those in political power who would consolidate that power to constitute a rule by Authoritarian Despotic means.  This is the worst kind of rule – historically called Tyranny by the Founding Fathers.  What has happened subsequent to the Capitol Hill incident is very revealing.  It exposed the expedient accommodation of many in Congress to the radical agenda of the Democrats so as to preserve their political career and positive public personae.   They succumbed to intimidation tactics.  But others have found the backbone to stand strong in the face of the people and forces that would overthrow our Constitutional Democratic Republic and the freedoms it bestows.  These people will play a crucial role in the preservation of our Republic.

Trump did not instigate the January 6th violence.  His speech is clear on that.  Those Democrats who point out his use of the word “fight” are hypocritical and disingenuous. Trump’s defense made that clear. It is those who do not want you to know the truth or believe the truth, and are choosing to ignore the truth and live in willful self-deception that are the one’s instigating division and violence throughout our nation so as to consolidate their power.  “Unity” is impossible with such Tyrants for those of us who cherish our American history, our Constitution and our Liberties.


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[1] I use the term throughout in the sense of “patriotic Americans.”  A “patriot” is “a person who loves his country, and zealously supports and defends it and its interests.”  http://www.webstersdictionary1828.com/Dictionary/Patriot  Last accessed 2/7/2021.  It has yet to be seen whether “Patriot” will designate a political movement and formal party in cooperation or competition with the Republican Party.

[2] “We the People” is the first phrase of the United States Constitution.  It sets out the controlling principle upon which our government is founded.

[3] In addition to the embedded hyperlinks, here are the YouTube link addresses:

2nd Georgia Senate Hearing – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hRCXUNOwOjw

Arizona – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rri6flxaXww&t=2415s

Pennsylvania – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSDZkXxFVEU

Michigan – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28vchioxxY8

Wisconsin – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PxOYdYCFPA

Nevada – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-44TVFRk6U

United States Senate Hearing – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xHtobbugTJU

Mike Lindell – The Full Documentary – Absolute Truth – Election Fraud Exposed! Feb. 5, 2021 –  https://rumble.com/vdlez5-mike-lindell-the-full-documentary-absolute-truth-election-fraud-exposed.html Last accessed 2/19/2021

[4] The Declaration of Independence (1776), par. 2.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 1/14/21

[5] Preamble to the Constitution.

[6] From Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (Nov. 1863).  For other prior sources and speeches see https://www.bookbrowse.com/expressions/detail/index.cfm/expression_number/600/government-of-the-people-by-the-people-for-the-people  Last accessed 1/14/21.

[7] James Madison, Federalist No.10, in The Federalist Papers, ed. Clinton Rossiter (New York: New American Library, 1961), 322.

[8] A French physiological scientist who lived from 1757-1808.  He was a materialist in his beliefs.  That is, he thought that matter is the sum and substance of all reality.  Ultimately matter, or the physical world, is all there is.

[9] The Declaration of Independence (1776), par. 2.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 2/10/21

[10] The Declaration of Independence (1776), par. 2.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 1/14/21

[11] The United States Constitution, https://billofrightsinstitute.org/primary-sources/constitution  Last accessed 2/2/2021.

[12] The Declaration of Independence (1776), last par.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 1/14/21

[13] The Declaration of Independence (1776), par. 2.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 1/14/21

[14] This is the opening phrase of the United States Constitution which establishes the authority upon which it stands.

[15] The Declaration of Independence (1776), par. 2.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 1/14/21

[16] Speech to Gov. Morton in Indianapolis, February 11, 1861

[17] From Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address (Nov. 1863).  For other prior sources and speeches see https://www.bookbrowse.com/expressions/detail/index.cfm/expression_number/600/government-of-the-people-by-the-people-for-the-people  Last accessed 1/14/21.

[18] Donald Trump’s Speech of January 6, 2021, https://www.usnews.com/news/politics/articles/2021-01-13/transcript-of-trumps-speech-at-rally-before-us-capitol-riot  Last accessed 1/15/2021

[19] The Declaration of Independence – 1776, par. 2.  https://uscode.house.gov/download/annualhistoricalarchives/pdf/OrganicLaws2006/decind.pdf  Last accessed 1/14/21

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