Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Halley’s Bible Handbook and the Inquisition


Halley’s Bible Handbook and the Inquisition

By Julio Severo
I had read, from cover the cover, “Halley’s Bible Handbook” thirty years ago. With its focus on the Bible and the way the Bible was central for America’s patriotism, Halley helped me understand the history of the Church and cherish the evangelical foundations of America.
According to Halley, Bible and patriotism walked hand in hand in the American history. One of the many prominent patriotic references in Halley was the first U.S. President George Washington saying, “It is impossible to rightly govern a nation without God and the Bible.”
The patriotic evangelical handbook had also other U.S. presidents praising the Bible:
President U.S. Grant: “The Bible is the sheet anchor of our liberties.”
President Andrew Jackson: “That book, Sir, is the Rock upon which our republic.”
President John Quincy Adams: “So great is my veneration for the Bible, that the earlier my children begin to read it the more confident will be my hopes that they will prove useful citizens to their country and respectable members of society. I have made it a practice for several years to read the Bible through in the course of every year.”
I loved this Bible-centered patriotism!
The edition available to us in Brazil then was a translation from the American edition published in 1962 by Zondervan. The original English handbook had already sold over a million copies in America in the early 1960s.
Some time ago I needed its informative resources, because some Brazilian Catholics, active in the conservative and pro-life movement, began to downplay the horrors of the Inquisition and preach a strange revisionism to sanitize it.
In my view, Catholics today have no culpability for the crimes of their church centuries ago. But the advocacy of the revisionism of the Inquisition, which committed many of those crimes, is fully incompatible with the conservative and pro-life movement and unity.
One of the most strident revisionists is a Brazilian who is an immigrant in the U.S. who has said, “The myth of the Inquisition has been the most extensive and lasting campaign of slander and defamation in history to this day, with multi-million dollar funding, and it seems this campaign will have no end. Those who created it were not Illuminatis or communists. It was created by Protestants, who keep promoting it even today, and the irradiant center is U.S. churches.”
Downplaying the horrors of the Inquisition, he also said, “Even in the popular image of the Inquisition fires, lies are predominant. Everybody believe that condemned individuals ‘died burned,’ amid horrible suffering. The flames were high, more than 16 feet high, to hinder suffering. The condemned individuals (less than ten a year in two dozen nations) died suffocated in a few minutes, before the flames could touch them.”
Of course, honest pro-life Catholics would never agree with this misrepresentation. Conservapedia, owned by Catholic homeschool teacher Andrew Schlafly, said, “Many [Catholic] inquisitions are known to have used brutal torture to extract confessions from accused heretics. While many of these accused heretics would be allowed free after repenting their views and stating their loyalty to the Church, a significant number — consisting almost entirely of those who refused to repent — were executed by a variety of deliberately painful methods including burning at the stake while alive, boiling in oil and the ‘breaking wheel.’”
To confront the emergence of a strident revisionist movement in Brazil, I acquired the latest U.S. edition of Halley’s Bible Handbook, thinking that it could bring more information on the Inquisition than the much older Brazilian edition I had read decades ago. But how surprised I was when I verified the modern Bible handbook (Zondervan, 2000) had only one reference on the Inquisition. In this solitary mention, Halley said that the Catholic Church “formed the Inquisition to persecute Protestants.” Nothing else.
Besides, the new American edition removed all the references of U.S. presidents praising the Bible. No more the Bible and patriotism together. No more condemnation of the Inquisition.
How different from the old edition that has 24 mentions! Fifty years ago Zondervan was a real evangelical publishing house, but in 1988 Zondervan was bought by a secular publishing house, HarperCollins, which publishes demonic books, including the Satanic Bible.
Does this explain why the current edition of Halley’s Bible Handbook is fully sanitized (or Satanized?) from its many historic references on the Inquisition? Why an evangelical publishing house would cut off significant information on the Inquisition while its parent organization does not cut off blatantly satanic books is a mystery. But to please Satanists and pro-Inquisition radicals is not the evangelical way. To censor U.S. presidents praising the Bible is not the evangelical way.
Instead of censoring, a new Halley should add Ronald Reagan praising the Bible. In fact, it should make a prominent display of Reagan proclaiming 1983 as the Year of the Bible in the United States. But the new edition has no U.S. president praising the Bible and no condemnation of the Inquisition.
While Halley’s latest edition (published in 2000) has only one mention of the Inquisition, the 1962 Brazilian edition published by Edições Vida Nova has 24 references of the Inquisition, including:
The horrors of the Inquisition, ordered and sustained by the popes, over a 500-year period, when untold millions of people were tortured and burned, represent the most brutal, bestial and demonic picture in all the History. (Page 645.)
Pope Innocent III, 1198-1216: Banned Bible reading in the vernacular. Ordered the extermination of heretics. Established the Inquisition. Had Cathars massacred. More blood was shed in his papacy and his close successors than in any other time in the Church’s History, excepting the papal effort to smash the Reformation in the 16 and 17 centuries.
The Inquisition, named “Holy Office,” was established by Innocent III and perfected under the next pope, Gregory IX. It was the ecclesiastical court charged to imprison and punish heretics. It required everyone to give information on heretics. All suspects of heresy were liable to tortures, without knowing who had accused. The procedure was led secretly. The inquisitor gave the sentence and the victim was delivered to civil officials to be imprisoned for life or burned. His possessions were confiscated and split between the Church and State.
In the period immediately after Innocent III, the Inquisition executed its most deadly work in Southern France (see Cathars), but it was charged also with vast multitudes of victims in Spain, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands. Later, it was the main agency of the papal effort to smash the Reformation. It is stated that in the 30 years between 1540 e 1570 nothing less than 900,000 Protestants were killed, in the war impelled by the pope to exterminate Waldensians. Imagine cruel and brutal friars and priests leading the work of torturing and burning at stake alive innocent men and women; and they did it in the name of Christ, by the direct command from their “vicar.” The Inquisition is the most infamous fact in the History. It was created by the popes and used by them, for 500 years, to maintain them in power. (Page 688.)
In the Netherlands, the Reformation was at once welcome; Lutheranism, and later Calvinism; Anabaptists were already numerous. Between 1513 and 1531, 25 different Bible translations were published in Dutch, Flemish and French. The Netherlands were part of the domains of Charles V. In 1522 he established the Inquisition in those nations, and he had Lutheran books burned. In 1546, he banned the printing and ownership of the Bible, in Vulgate or other translations. In 1535, he decreed “death, by fire,” of Anabaptists. Philip II (1566-98), successor of Charles V, issued the same decrees of his father and, with the assistance of Jesuits, advanced persecutions with bigger fury. By a sentence of the Inquisition, all the population was condemned to death, and under Charles V and Philip II over 100,000 were massacred with unbelievable savagery. Some were chained to a stake close to fire and roasted slowly until their death; others were thrown into dungeons, whipped, tortured in wooden horses, before being burned. Women were burned alive, put into narrow coffins, trampled by torturers. Those trying to escape to other nations were intercepted by soldiers and massacred. After years of non-resistance, suffering outrageous cruelty, Protestants in the Netherlands joined together under the leadership of William of Orange and, in 1572, began the great revolt. After unbelievable sufferings, they conquered, in 1609, their Independence; Holland, in the North, became Protestant; Belgium, in the South, Roman Catholic. Holland was the first nation to have public schools supported by taxes, and to make legal the principle of religious tolerance and free press. (Page 700.)
In Spain, the Reformation never made headway, because the Inquisition had already been established there. All effort for freedom or independence of opinion was implacably smashed. Torquemada (1420-98), a Dominican monk and supreme inquisitor, in 18 years burned 10,200 people and condemned 97,000 to life imprisonment. Victims were usually burned alive in the squares, creating religious feasts. From 1481 to 1808, there were at least 100,000 martyrs and 1,500,000 people were deported. “In the 16 and 17 centuries, the Inquisition extinguished the literary life of Spain, almost taking Spain from the sphere of the European civilization.” When the Reformation began, Spain was the most powerful nation in the world. Its current status of insignificancy among the nations shows what papacy can do to a nation. (Page 701.)
Halley says that millions perished in the Inquisition.
Jews talk about thousands and thousands of Jewish victims. In 2013, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Pope Francis at the Vatican, and gave the leader of the Catholic Church “The Origins of the Inquisition in Fifteenth Century Spain,” a Jewish book that largely revolves about Spanish Catholics questioning, torturing, and punishing the Jews, exposing how thousands of them were expelled from Spain or burned at the stake.
In stark contrast, the Brazilian revisionist who is an immigrant in the U.S. assures that the numbers are not millions or thousands. He said that the condemned individuals were less than ten a year in two dozen nations… and died with no torture and suffering!
How to explain the inconsistency in the numbers of the Inquisition’s victims? Renowned Catholic historian Paul Johnson, in his book “A History Of Christianity” (published in the United Kingdom in 1976), explained: “Many countries would not admit the Inquisition at all… There was the destruction of records.”
Even though the Brazilian immigrant considers himself as a Catholic whose specialty is to fight the Soviet propaganda, which for him is advanced today by Putin’s Russia, he is equally determined to fight the “myth of the Inquisition,” which he said “has been the most extensive and lasting campaign of slander and defamation in history.”
In fact, last July he said that the elimination of myths like the Inquisition from the popular conscience is infinitely more important than removing a Marxist from the presidency of a nation.
If you thought that the Soviet propaganda was the most extensive and lasting campaign of slander and defamation in history, you are wrong, according to the Brazilian immigrant, who in a recent comment mockingly referred to the Inquisition’s enemies as “champions of faith.” He said:
“I have never seen a communist, when exercising the most ferocious and slanderous revolutionary verbiage, descending the abysses of malice and wickedness enjoyed in this country by the champions of faith.”
So is the U.S. worse than the Soviet Union because during centuries it championed the anti-Inquisition propaganda?
“In this country” can only mean the U.S., where he is living right now as an immigrant. If anti-Inquisition evangelicals (and also Jews) are worse than communists, what is the Brazilian immigrant doing living in the largest Protestant nation in the world?
If the U.S. anti-Inquisition propaganda was supposedly worse than the Soviet propaganda, why is he after the U.S. citizenship?
The Soviet propaganda was actually one of the most repulsive things the world has ever seen, but the anti-Inquisition “propaganda,” including through the efforts of Halley, was one the most necessary things the United States has ever done for the world. Different from the Soviet Union, the American “propaganda” was connected to the Bible and a patriotism clearly founded on evangelical principles.
Why promote a propaganda to sanitize the Inquisition and slander and Satanize the United States for its historic opposition to the Inquisition? The result of this satanization is the current Halley’s handbook: No Bible and patriotism together. No reference to U.S. presidents praising the Bible.
Why not spend their efforts to fight the abortion propaganda?
Portuguese version of this article: Manual Bíblico de Halley e a Inquisição
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Sunday, December 04, 2016

In Hollywood’s Blacklist: Allah Is Loving, But Non-Acceptance of Homosexuality Leads to Violence, Sadism and Terror


In Hollywood’s Blacklist: Allah Is Loving, But Non-Acceptance of Homosexuality Leads to Violence, Sadism and Terror

By Julio Severo
Usually, in Islamic cultures fathers kill homosexual sons. Even in the Western culture, they kill them. For example, a FoxNews headline said, “Los Angeles father allegedly killed son because he was gay.” This father was Shehada Issa, a Muslim man.
Yet, because in Hollywood reality makes no sense, in an episode titled “The Djinn” in the American crime thriller television series The Blacklist, the script was fantastically unreal. A Muslim businessman in the U.S. had been kidnapped, and while the U.S. police, even the FBI, are searching for him, no one knows that he is imprisoned in the bedroom of his alleged daughter Nasim, whose fantasy is to torture and kill him.
In a point, with her father bound and tortured, Nasim said, “Allah teaches us forgiveness.” This was the only mention of Allah in the movie: a loving god who supposedly teaches that instead violence, his adherents should practice love and forgiveness. But this is an artistic Allah made in USA, because the real non-forgiving Allah, who teaches his adherents to kill 100,000 Christians a year, makes no sense to politically correct minds.
So Allah needed to be reinvented by Hollywood to have an American fictitious image of what it is not in the Islamic cultures, and also to be a part of a money-making machine for a Hollywood that turns real nightmares into profitable fantasies.
Then Nasim adds, “But some things are unforgivable.”
It is obvious that for the real Allah, a Muslim accepting Jesus Christ as his Savior is “unforgivable.” But what is “unforgivable” for Hollywood and its Allah? Non-acceptance of homosexuality!
Emerges the criminal-hero Raymond “Red” Reddington (played by actor James Spader) and Nasim says to him: “What do you want?”
Reddington: “To offer my sympathies.”
Next, in one of the greatest “moral” sermons in The Blacklist, and perhaps in all the Hollywood history, he lectured how Nasim had been born a man, but his father, against his will, made him into a “woman” to protect his family from disgrace. The Reddington character uses and abuses the word “choice” in a perverse Hollywoodian way.
“Choice” is a very misleading word in Hollywood and America. You are a criminal in America if you force a woman to abort her unborn baby. But if she chooses to abort by her free will, it is not a crime. In fact, you are labeled a criminal if you try to hinder her from killing her baby!
Choice, Allah, Islam and homosexuality are sacred cows in the script, never to be mentioned negatively. Let us see their conversation:
Nasim: I know who you are.
Reddington: And I know who you are, Nasim. What a beautiful name. It means “breeze” in Farsi. But you weren’t born Nasim. You were born Nasir — “the victorious.” How ironic. But a boy. A perfectly healthy boy.
Another character says to Nasim: We know you’re The Djinn.
Reddington: And this must be your father. The butcher. Tell me, Bahram, was it so horrific to discover that your 19-year-old son, your eldest son, was gay? So horrific that you forced him against his will to go under the knife, change his gender, to give you a daughter instead of your son, who is gay?
Bahram, Nasim’s father, shakily: Clerics accept… People can get trapped in the body of the wrong sex. The law says…
Nasim: I wasn’t trapped. I liked my body. I liked men.
Bahram: I wanted to protect you, Nasim. They could have killed you.
Reddington: For being gay. They’re so homophobic that being gay is a hideous crime, but chopping off a man’s penis isn’t? Honestly, is it just me, or is the human race, armed with religion, poisoned by prejudice, and absolutely frantic with hatred and fear, galloping pell-mell back to the dark ages? Who on earth is hurt by a little girl going to school or a child being gay? Let’s be frank, Bahram. You didn’t change your son to protect him. You changed him because he disgusted you.
According to his Hollywood script, Nasim became “The Djinn,” a sadistic criminal who helps fulfill revenge fantasies through terroristic kidnappings, not because of Allah, but because his father did not accept his homosexuality. Islam is innocent in the violence of Nasim and his father.
According to Muslim demonology, the Djinn is one of a class of spirits that inhabit the earth, assume human and animal forms and exercise supernatural power. Is it any wonder that The Blacklist episode titled “The Djinn” seemed inspired by demons?
According to the Hollywood view inspired by demons, it is not Islam, or Mohammed or the Koran which leads Muslims to terrorism. It is non-acceptance of homosexuality!
Non-acceptance of homosexuality leads people to violence, sadism and terrorism — in the evil world of Hollywood. The script made it clear that its Hollywoodian Allah had no role in the violence by its Islamic adherents.
In real life is very different. The majority of Muslims in the East consider harsh treatment of homosexuals to be perfectly justified.
Textbooks for Islamic Studies, officially used by the Saudi Ministry of Education, say:
“Homosexuality is one of the most disgusting sins and greatest crimes.... It is a vile perversion that goes against sound nature, and is one of the most corrupting and hideous sins.... The punishment for homosexuality is death… [the perpetrator] is to be burned with fire. It has also been said that he should be stoned, or thrown from a high place.”
Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally, is the capital of Islam in the world.
Ten Muslim nations officially impose the death penalty for homosexuals. They are Saudi Arabia, Iran, Mauritania, Nigeria, Pakistan, Somalia, Sudan, United Arab Emirates, Yemen and some states in Malaysia.
Other Muslim countries have no official death penalty for homosexuals, but homosexuals are murdered anyway by police and the population.
In the real Islamic world Nasim would have, by force or not, been given no opportunity to live. Homosexuality is punished with death in Islam. So the sermon given by the criminal-hero Reddington about not giving free choice to homosexuals is not about Islam, which in real life kills homosexuals, but which in Hollywood has a loving Allah. It is about Christianity.
Hollywood, which fears to treat Islam as a religion controlling people and leading them to violence, feels free to make this negative depiction of Christianity. For example, in the “Sir Crispin Crandall” episode, The Blacklist has a scene where the wicked CIA director interrogated a criminal by using the Bible. He said, showing the pictures of the criminal’s children,
 “Are you acquainted with the Bible, Mr. Karpos? I am. At one point, I actually considered the priesthood. Can you imagine? There’s a passage — Exodus 20:5-6. ‘For I, the Lord thy God, am a jealous God, visiting the iniquities of the fathers upon the children.’ We wouldn’t want that. Would we, Mr. Karpos?”
After the “veiled” threat against his children, the criminal revealed all the information the CIA director wanted!
Can you imagine Hollywood depicting a CIA director threatening violence against the children of someone by using the Koran? Hollywood is able to protect Islam and homosexuality at the same time, but not the evangelical Christianity that founded the United States.
Actually, people are controlled by ideologies, which lead them to violence. Hollywood is representative of a liberal ideology which protects violent Islam, portrays Christianity as violent and depicts homosexuality as a good and even compulsory “choice,” including for children.
Hollywood fantasies violently rape truth for the sake of its own profitable lies.
The Hollywoodian Allah forgives and accepts homosexuality. But for Hollywood, non-acceptance of homosexuality is an unforgivable “crime.”
Hollywood is philandering with Allah at the expense of truth, reality and the evangelical Christianity that founded America.
Often the cold-blood Reddington kills other criminals. I wonder what he would do to George Washington, the first U.S. president, who expelled a soldier for homosexuality.
Would Hollywood depict Washington as a criminal to be lectured and even killed by a Reddington?
Would Hollywood depict him as a man in need to learn from the Hollywoodian Allah how to forgive his homosexual soldier?
Would Hollywood depict him as a demon Djinn for his opposition to homosexuality?
Anyway, The Blacklist will never do it to Islam, the Koran and Saudi Arabia. Only Christians and the Bible are in the Hollywood’s blacklist.
What is Hollywood waiting to put Washington in its blacklist?
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Friday, December 02, 2016

Conservapedia and the Inquisition


Conservapedia and the Inquisition

By Julio Severo
Conservapedia is an English-language wiki encyclopedia project written from an American conservative, creationist and Christian point of view. The website (www.conservapedia.com) was started in 2006 to counter left-wing bias and moral relativism present in Wikipedia.
The Conservapedia founder and owner is American homeschool teacher and Catholic attorney Andrew Schlafly, son of renowned Catholic conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly.
Schlafly graduated from Harvard Law School in 1991 with a J.D. in the same class with future U.S. president Barack Obama. He was an editor of the Harvard Law Review from 1989 to 1991.
Conservapedia was founded by him to confront leftist lies, but also to dispel misconceptions on major issues, including the Inquisition. It can be very helpful for conservatives in Brazil, the largest Catholic nation in the world. There is a movement among some Brazilian Catholics who originally actively advocated pro-life issues, but now they are actively advocating the revisionism of the Inquisition, even by downplaying the horror of people being burned at the stake. For example, a Brazilian Catholic, who is an immigrant in the U.S., said, “Even in the popular image of the Inquisition fires, lies are predominant. Everybody believe that condemned individuals ‘died burned,’ amid horrible suffering. The flames were high, more than 16 feet high, to hinder suffering. The condemned individuals (less than ten a year in two dozen nations) died suffocated in a few minutes, before the flames could touch them.”
Conservapedia, whose owner cannot be accused of being “anti-Catholic” or left-wing by radicals, says about the Inquisition:
The term inquisition can refer to either an investigation by the Roman Catholic Church into heresy, or to the department appointed to perform such investigations. This is currently titled the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith since 1965, but was formerly been titled the Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Holy Office, and prior to that the Supreme Sacred Congregation of the Roman and Universal Inquisition. Several major inquisitions took place, under the management of differing departments.
Many of these inquisitions are known to have used brutal torture to extract confessions from accused heretics. While many of these accused heretics would be allowed free after repenting their views and stating their loyalty to the Church, a significant number — consisting almost entirely of those who refused to repent — were executed by a variety of deliberately painful methods including burning at the stake while alive, boiling in oil and the “breaking wheel.”
Execution was never carried out by the church directly for theological reasons, but by secular authorities. This procedure was clarified in the Ad exstirpanda papal bull written by Pope Innocent IV in 1252, which also authorized the use of torture for extracting confessions from the accused and recommended burning at the stake as the appropriate punishment for those found guilty and unrepentant. Ad exstirpanda marked the beginning of one of the most brutal periods of Inquisition.
The best known of the four major inquisitions was the Spanish Inquisition, which ran from 1438 onwards. One of its primary tasks was enforcement of the Alhambra Decree by the monarchs of Spain in 1492, ordering the immediate expulsion of all Jews from the country and its territories.
The Office of the Inquisition would not be established until 1542 by Pope Paul III, with its stated objective “to maintain and defend the integrity of the faith and to examine and proscribe errors and false doctrines.”
Portuguese version of this article: Conservapedia e a Inquisição
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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Shifting U.S. policy to right, Trump chooses a pro-lifer and an anti-Islam, pro-Russian adviser


Shifting U.S. policy to right, Trump chooses a pro-lifer and an anti-Islam, pro-Russian adviser

By Julio Severo
President-elect Donald Trump signaled a sharp rightward shift in U.S. national security policy Friday by choosing Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions as attorney general and retired Lt. Gen Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.
Jeff Sessions and Michael Flynn
A former military intelligence chief, Flynn has accused the Obama administration of being too soft on terrorism and has said that Islam is a “political ideology” and driver of extremism. He sees Russia as a partner against the Islamic terrorism.
Trump’s initial decisions suggest a more aggressive military involvement in strategies against the Islamic terror and a greater emphasis on Islam’s role in stoking extremism.
Under left-wing President Barack Obama, U.S. foreign policy officials, including Hillary Clinton, focused on demonizing Russia by portraying Russia as the biggest threat and on fighting demonization of Islam by portraying Islam as a religion of peace. ISIS has made havoc among Christians and in the Russian borders. Trump has recognized that ISIS was created by Hillary. But Obama has antagonized Russia since Putin passed a law banning homosexual propaganda to children. This law eventually led the Obama administration to launch sanctions against Russia, even though Obama said that the sanctions were motivated by the Russian “invasion” of Crimea, a region traditionally Russian for 1,000 years.
Jeff Sessions is best known for his solid pro-life views. He has a 100% pro-life voting record according to the National Right to Life Committee and has consistently voted for pro-life legislation and in opposition to taxpayer funding of abortions.
Sessions, who will be the first pro-life attorney general since President George W Bush, said, “Our policies in this country as a nation should focus on life, should focus on decency, and focus on love for even the least of these.” He will bring to the Justice Department a consistently conservative voice.
Under pro-abortion Obama, pro-abortion Attorneys General have labeled pro-life advocates terrorists, went after pro-life people who peacefully protest outside abortion clinics, and refused to properly investigate and prosecute the Planned Parenthood abortion business for engaging in the sales of aborted baby body parts.
Of Trump’s new personnel picks, Michael Flynn will have the most direct access to the president. His role as a national security adviser will center on coordinating the policy positions of the secretaries of state, defense, justice and other members of a president’s national security team.
He is known in the military intelligence community as a smart professional and unconventional thinker. He was forced out of the Defense Intelligence Agency in 2014 because he disagreed with Obama’s approach, which was to focus on Russia, not on the Islamic terrorism.
In Flynn’s book, “The Field of Fight: How We Can Win the Global War Against Radical Islam and its Allies,” he condemned U.S. leaders who have called Islam a religion of peace. “This insistence on denying the existence of jihad led President Obama to the absurd claim that the Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam,” Flynn wrote.
In August, he called Islam a “cancer,” which is in line with Trump, who said in a CNN interview last March that “Islam hates us.”
In advising Trump’s campaign, Flynn has emphasized that the Islamic State poses an existential threat on a global scale. He shares Trump’s belief that Washington should work more closely with Moscow.
Flynn traveled last year to Moscow, where he joined Russian President Vladimir Putin and other Russian officials. His warmth toward Russia worries left-wing and neocon experts.
Trump’s warmth toward Russia also worries them. During his campaign, Trump was accused by neocons of being a “Russian agent.” The Trevor Loudon blog said,
“If Trump is elected, you will have the Russians… in the White House. Trump’s advisers are very connected to Vladimir Putin and Russia. Trump himself has many ties as well and is friends with Putin.”
Trump’s choices are definitely shifting U.S. policy to right. But while left-wingers are worried about Trump’s pro-life choices and both Republican and Democratic neocons are worried about Trump making Russia a partner against Islamic terrorism, conservative Christians are worried about his soft treatment of the gay ideology, especially his appointment of homosexualists, including Peter Thiel.
Trump’s two appointments — Sessions and Flynn — are a blow to two powerful industries in the United States: the abortion industry and the main neocon industry, the military-industrial complex. If Trump wants to be successful, he should not let the gay agenda industry untouched.
With information from the Associated Press and LifeNews.
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Sunday, November 13, 2016

Homosexualist billionaire Peter Thiel’s influence grows in Washington as Trump names him for his transition team


Homosexualist billionaire Peter Thiel’s influence grows in Washington as Trump names him for his transition team

By Julio Severo
Donald Trump announced Friday the appointment of PayPal founder Peter Thiel as one of 16 leaders of his Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee.
“The mission of our team will be clear: put together the most highly qualified group of successful leaders who will be able to implement our change agenda in Washington,” Trump said in a statement.
Thiel’s appointment for a major government role is a sign of the influence the homosexualist billionaire will have in shaping the new administration. He will also help choose the leaders for the Trump administration
Why did Trump choose a notorious anti-Christian homosexualist? To lead the conservative movement to fall into a trap? In 2011, I was victim of Thiel’s abusive power favoring the homosexual movement. You can watch this Catholic video (https://youtu.be/fSSjmMwQNn4) and this evangelical video (https://youtu.be/oZ8fzSkiB5A) on my case.
Probably, Trump thought only in financial terms. The co-founder of PayPal and board member of Facebook, Thiel had contributed $1.25 million to the Trump campaign.
The week prior to Election Day, Thiel defended his decision to support Trump. Although the president-elect had, by the advice of evangelical leaders, taken positions against the gay agenda over the course of his presidential campaign, Thiel insisted Trump would be “expansive” on LGBT rights.
Thiel has been a successful open homosexualist within the Republican Party. Months ago, he became the first speaker at the Republican National Convention to publicly tell the audience he’s “proud to be gay.” He was able to break a powerful barrier for the homosexual activism within the Republican Party at a time conservatives want the Republican Party to fight the gay agenda.
When he said that he was proud to be a homosexual and a Republican, he got a standing ovation, after adding: “Who cares what bathrooms people use?”
Liberal-minded Republicans could be saying to themselves: “Who cares about billionaire homosexual Thiel affirming his pride on homosexuality among us while he uses his fortune for our political cause?”
Conservative-minded Republicans asked other questions. Peter LaBarbera, founder and director of Americans For Truth About Homosexuality (www.AFTAH.org), asked in his Twitter account, “How many open adulterers have addressed a GOP convention? Homosexualism is just a different sexual sin.”
As a conservative evangelical, I also ask questions. Can Thiel, the PayPal founder, restore my account? Can he apologize and declare that he yielded to homosexual activists who were harassing and persecuting me?
In 2011, PayPal closed my account definitively, after a campaign orchestrated by U.S. homosexualist group AllOut. To me, PayPal explained that I am ineligible to receive donations from my friends and readers because “you are not a registered non-profit organization.” To AllOut, PayPal explained that it closed my account because “We take very seriously any cases where a user has incited hatred, violence or intolerance because of a person’s sexual orientation.”
In a listing of the top ten anti-Christian acts in 2011, the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission ranked the gay pressure on PayPal as fourth top anti-Christian act, as reported by Charisma magazine.
Peter Thiel has supported gay rights causes such as the American Foundation for Equal Rights and GOProud. In 2010, he held Homocon 2010 for GOProud. In 2012, he donated $10,000 to Minnesotans United for All Families, in order to fight legislative efforts by conservative Christians who wanted to ban homosexual “marriage” in Minnesota.
Thiel believes in Libertarianism, whose followers traditionally believe in freedom of speech and freedom of the press.
A true libertarian would never have terminated my PayPal account when I was a victim of bullying from AllOut. But Thiel’s anti-Christian act against me and my family (my account was used to receive donations from my friends to support us) is explained by what he wrote in a 2009 essay for the Cato Institute. He said: “I no longer believe that freedom and democracy are compatible.”
The hard way, I understood that he practices what he believes and says.
Thiel, who supports homosexual “marriage,” was one of the original backers of Facebook (a move that made him a billionaire) and is still one of its board members.
He is also a co-founder of Palantir, a company long associated with doing data analysis for U.S. intelligence and surveillance agencies.
He supports the legalization of marijuana, something which Republicans have long opposed.
Thiel’s decision to endorse Trump, even though liberal Democrat John F. Kennedy is his favorite President, shows that he seems as an unpredictable Republican as Trump.
Clearly there is far more to Thiel’s motives. Because he is a capitalist worth nearly $3 billion, he seems to believe that Trump will manage the economy well. His capitalist ambitions seem to be a little above his homosexual militancy.
Yet, definitely his capitalist power has been at the service of his homosexual militancy. PayPal vowed to discontinue the expansion of its services in North Carolina after its governor passed a law to protect women and children against homosexual predators by not allowing biological men to use women’s restrooms and locker rooms.
The presence of homosexual billionaire and bully Peter Thiel as a leader at Trump’s Presidential Transition Team Executive Committee seems to have been calculated to weaken conservative values within a Trump administration.
The Associated Press reported last October that “Donald Trump says he would be a better president for gays than Clinton.” Thiel insisted Trump will be “expansive” on LGBT rights. Is Thiel a part of this “expansive” strategy?
With information from Washington Blade, The Washington Post, Bloomberg, CNN and DailyMail.
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