Right after the last election, several people told me I was mistaken…because the American people had gone a more conservative route to set things right. I sadly told them that all the election would prove is how utterly impotent and pointless the political system had become. Nothing would change, though the people had spoken, because the system was already catastrophically broken – and all the election was designed to do was to bring how badly broken it is to light. I reprint this column now, as it was my gentle way then of telling you that things were continue to coarsen and get worse despite an electoral rebuke to the anti-Christian progressive movement. All is on schedule. The crash approaches. I now say the sooner the better, for the sooner it comes the sooner we can begin to rebuild in preparation for the real confrontations ahead of us.
But be not afraid: the crash is not the end of Christian civilization. It will blow away the progressive nonsense like so much chaff on a windy day. It is the beginning of a Christian renewal throughout the world. Prepare the way.
At the homily at Daily Mass today, our priest delighted me. The Gospel reading was from Matthew 6:24, where it says you cannot serve two masters, that you cannot serve both God and mammon. Normally, I groan through the childishly oversimplified definition of mammon as money or wealth when this Scripture comes up, which mistakes a part for the whole of the matter. I wanted to stand up and cheer when our priest said that mammon is not merely money as many seem to think, but an attachment to worldly things, to a secular way of thinking.
This is at the heart of what is both good about the election results and why those results will make little difference in the progress of the Storm that is upon us. The systems we relied on to make both Western Civilization and America great bastions of freedom and opportunity are shot. They…
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