God Bless The ‘4th of July’?

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Skewering faux patriotism, via FNC.

Freedom of association is a fundamental human right.

Just as is freedom of dis-association – be it at the individual or any other level.

4 responses to “God Bless The ‘4th of July’?

  1. Saw a guy at the Rangers-Redsox game in Boston yesterday wearing a confederate shirt. I would be suprised if he made it thru the 4th without being beaten up because he’s obviously a “racist”.
    Despite what the confederate flag symbolized and represented some of it going all the way back to roots in England and Scotalnd, it’s now going away much like statues of Confederate soldiers because they were obviously all racists and in today’s america; no one has the ability to deal with any reality.
    Knowing how pathetic America has become and knowing what I know about the economy of today, the politicians of today(both sides) and the lack of a religious majority today; the future has no choice but to be much worse.

  2. Thomas Jefferson said:

    Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle. The real extent of this state of misinformation is known only to those who are in situations to confront facts within their knowledge with the lies of the day. I really look with commiseration over the great body of my fellow citizens, who, reading newspapers, live and die in the belief that they have known something of what has been passing in the world.

    (Letter to John Norvell, June 14, 1807)

    Today, of course, mass media takes many forms besides newspapers. But the standards Jefferson spoke of haven’t changed. “Television network newscast” might be substituted for “newspaper” in the above paragraph.

    Thomas Jefferson further said:

    I will add, that the man who never looks into a newspaper is better informed than he who reads them; inasmuch as he who knows nothing is nearer to truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.

    In a world complicated by many lies, telling the truth is sometimes not enough. It is often important to disprove the lies – especially ones that, through the psychological ploy of repetition, have been embedded in the public mind as facts by the corporate media. With the lies washed away, the truth becomes easier to see. The thrust of my writing has been dedicated to clearing away some of these lies.

    The above written by James Perloff.

    Thomas Jefferson hated Jesus Christ as revealed by inspired and preserved scripture, preferring to believe in the god of his imagination as so many “Christians” do today. He even wrote his own “bible” called “The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth”.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jefferson_Bible

    Jefferson may have been wise with the wisdom of this world, however…

    1 Cor 3:19… “For the wisdom of this world is foolishness with God. For it is written, He taketh the wise in their own craftiness.”

    Our history is not necessarily what we believe it to be. I send these two articles (below) with some further comment. Some of us have a desire to know and understand the truth of given situations and some of us prefer to bury truth way down deep where it dare not disturb the comfortable realities we have created and choose to believe in. I find that the exploration of actual truth is a far more compelling reality then any that I might have created for myself (or believe that others created for me). I think many here are with me on this, yet old habits die hard.

    What we believe about our past and present determines our future. You’ve heard it said that those who forget the past are doomed to repeat it. I say those who misrepresent the past are destined to screw up the future completely and intentionally.

    Do explore the internal links carefully. If any can find the time (it is 3 hours long) the Chris Pinto documentary linked within is extraordinary.

    https://jamesperloff.com/2014/12/09/the-american-revolution-part-i-the-secrets-buried-at-lexington-green/

    https://jamesperloff.com/2016/06/30/the-american-revolution-part-ii-who-wrote-the-declaration-of-independence/