CSN Newsletter 1/28/21 – Surviving the Dark Winter
CSN Newsletter 1/28/21 – Surviving the Dark Winter
From our Founder…
In these early days of the recently installed regime Americans are now only beginning to comprehend what Joe Biden meant when he warned of a “dark winter.” In this time there are a myriad different responses to what has just transpired. Mainstream media must be followed only at the risk of losing one’s positive mental health. It is worse than an infectious COVID “pandemic.” Yet, people who are used to the “news” cannot seem to break the bad habit. I wrote quite a while ago about “social distancing” from the perpetuation of toxic media propaganda. Yet, about one third to half of the people seem to have become brainwashed by the media. What else would you call the continuous drone of false narrative drilled into the open minds of gullible people day after day by the mainstream media?
What America is experiencing is out of a Marxist playbook. Whoever controls the main messaging out to the public, controls their minds, their mental outlook. And, through the control of what people think, it is easy to control what people do. Disinformation and the perpetuation of misinformation by innocent people perpetuating it on social media mixed in with bits of truth is another method of manifesting confusion and ultimately inaction on the part of good people. Why would this be so? It is quite simple: all that it takes for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing! And before readers start to ask, who is that quote from; know this: it doesn’t matter — it is the truth! History is filled with the reality!
It is also true that fear and ignorance are the two consistent handmaidens of tyranny. All of what I have just explained is for the purpose of multiplying fear (of COVID) and an ignorant population (propaganda from the MSM and purposeful disinformation). I write from California — behind enemy lines and at the epicenter of the incubation of what the statists will roll out to the rest of the country in time. There is no reason to lie about this.
The nation is facing an existential threat, and those we have expected to lead “We the People” have little or no courage to fight for us, or for the Republic. Citizens have just witnessed this via whatever news media utilized for information.
So, readers of this newsletter, or savvy patriots know all that. What is to be done? The bad news is that there is no country out there in the world that will come to our aid as America has in the past in helping most of the nations of the world at one point in time or another. We have to do it on our own by beginning at the grassroots level with trusted and respected people in one’s midst. My article today touches on this. But there are real and legitimate pathways to pursue in dealing with the reality that we face. It does look bad, but it has been worse throughout the course of human history.
“We the People” are faced with how this generation will deal with the adversity of our time. Many Americans will shrink in fear, as we have witnessed from multiple levels of leadership. Seek out new leaders — men and women of courage whose actions demonstrate integrity. Many Americans suffer from a hangover from the MSM brainwashing that has been going on and their minds will aimlessly wander from one source of alternative “inside information” to another, without honestly taking any action. Like a proverbial “deer in the headlights” they will be frozen into inaction. Seek out new sources of your information. Why settle for poisoning one’s mind?
Our second article is actually an open letter from Dr. James Dobson, whom I admire a great deal. His letter addresses a similar sentiment. It is an excerpt from MyFaithVotes website and the full posting can be found here.His letter includes a moving story from days gone by; but it too is a prompt to action. In the future, CSN will feature what different patriots and people of faith are doing to rebuild the Republic. Stay tuned in to CSN!
Our third article is from Michael Lewinski entitled, “Covering Up the Lies,” which looks at one of the first acts of the Biden Administration. Joe Biden’s cancellation of the 1776 Commission is a serious blow against the proper education of our children regarding the truth of the foundation of our nation. It is one of the items that Dr. Dobson discusses.
Our fourth article is from guest writer, Craig Huey, who also examines some of the items that are coming down the turnpike, or that have already been happening before relating to freedom of speech.
Our final full article is from A. Dru Kristenev who also takes a look at the new regime from a different angle. She examines the fast-moving efforts of the Biden Administration as it seeks to undo as much of what President Trump has done and return to the Obama era efforts of dismantling our Constitution and our Republic.
All in all, Americans need to wake up, stand up, speak up, and link up. Actions more than simple words will make a major difference. Stay tuned in to CSN!
We have several good videos today from several sources. However, one of them will help our followers get a better handle on what has happened in the past four years. It is now clear, with or without President Trump, we must take action to take care to preserve our beloved Republic. The video is on the top of the list. Be careful, it stirs the heart!
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At the Crossroads: Perpetuation or Poisoning of the Republic?
I have written a number of times in recent years about Ben Franklin’s prophetic warning regarding the Republic falling prey to despots, but there is another prophecy, or quite dire prediction regarding the nation that should be brought out the cobwebs of history as it may have just come true. Ironically, on January 27, 1838, a young yet unknown man gave his first official speech to an audience gathered at the Young Men’s Lyceum of Springfield, Illinois. His address was entitled, “The Perpetuation of Our Political Institutions.” The young man was 28 years of age, but soon to have a birthday, but by that time, he had been involved in politics for five years.
At such a young age this young man was truly concerned about the continued existence of the Republic— the government of the United States as it had been instituted. One of his immediate motivations for offering such a speech seems to have been the burning alive of a negro man in St. Louis. Yet, it had been only the most recent of a series of horrible events ravaging the nation over the issue of what southern ‘gentlemen’ referred to as their peculiar institution of African slavery. This young man’s concerns may be somewhat similar to our concerns in this day as we observe the ‘poisoning of the well’ by the new regime that has just come to power. In his day, the young man witnessed the President of the United States forcibly removing American Indian peoples from their ancestral homelands at gunpoint. The action was ruled unconstitutional in that time, but it did not matter. The founder of the Democrat Party, Andrew Jackson, did not concern himself with the rule of law.
Some things never change. The Party of Jackson has just seized the institutions of the federal government under illegal means, part of which was violation of the U.S. Constitution, and part of which included violation of their own state constitutions. Americans have just witnessed the rule of law violated again and again, and those whom we deem ‘leaders’ have failed to exercise true justice. American citizens may be just as concerned as this young man was in his time about the future of our political institutions, whether they can be salvaged and perpetuated, or whether they are slowly being poisoned by a political party insane with power. The prescient words from the young man’s speech are worth reading again because there is an uncanny parallel between the deep divisions he witnessed in his time, and that which we have been exposed to in ours The young man’s name was Abraham Lincoln. He went on to do great things…
Where Do We Go From Here?
by Dr. James Dobson, 1/25/2021
These are momentous and dangerous days for our country and its people. When I last wrote to you in late December, this was my opening statement:
“America faces the possibility of catastrophic change. By the time you receive this letter, you will know what I can only speculate about today. Everything depends on two legal developments: first, whether or not the US Supreme Court addresses the legitimacy of the presidential election on November 3rd; the second depends on the outcome of two runoff elections in Georgia, scheduled for January 5th. On these two turning points hang the future of our great nation, and eventually, the world.”
Well, we now know the outcome of these two critical contingencies. First, on December 11, 2020, the Supreme Court refused to consider a carefully prepared case brought by the State of Texas and eighteen others.1 It was titled Texas v. Pennsylvania, et al. Sadly, the highest court in the land didn’t review a word of the overwhelming volume of evidence. Seven of the nine Justices decided that the states lacked “standing.” 2 Though I am not a lawyer, I join my voice with millions of citizens who are profoundly disappointed and alarmed by the Court’s failure to do its duty. The integrity of elections is a foundation of the democratic process, yet the one institution that could have sought the truth lamely punted the ball away. A new Quinnipiac University poll says 38 percent of voters believe there was widespread fraud during the November election between President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden. 3 Nevertheless, the issue remains unresolved and will be a blight on the history of this great nation.
The second critical matter on which the future depends was…
On Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the 1776 Commission released a report developed in response to President Trump’s call to promote patriotic education in schools. In the report, the commission argues “schools should reject any curriculum that promotes one-sided partisan opinions, activist propaganda, or factional ideologies that demean America’s heritage, dishonor our heroes, or deny our principles.”
The report states: “Neither America nor any other nation has perfectly lived up to the universal truths of equality, liberty, justice and government by consent. But no nation before America ever dared state those truths as the formal basis for its politics, and none has strived harder, or done more, to achieve them.”
On his first day in office, the presidential pretender canceled the 1776 Commission. At the behest of the Progressives who have captured the Democratic Party, he voided the institution that would expose the lies of the 1619 Project. In one passage, the 1776 Commission argues that America’s founding fathers should not be seen as hypocrites for espousing freedom despite the existence of slavery in the country…
Attack on Freedom of Speech: Big Tech’s Latest Authoritarian Move to End Free Speech for Conservatives, Libertarians and Christians
Censorship of conservative, libertarian and Christian values and viewpoints by Big Tech – Google, YouTube, Facebook and Twitter – is nothing new. It’s been going on for a long time … and it’s been accomplished in a variety of ways. Google – by manipulating their secret and proprietary search engine algorithm – routinely buries conservative web sites and content far down on the list of search results for any social, political or scientific topic for which opposing views exist.
We’ve written about this in “Blatant Censorship: Google Search Results Manipulation Revealed.” About 3 years ago Google began adding “Fact Checker” sidebars on Christian, libertarian and conservative web sites. And YouTube and Facebook began to take down videos containing conservative viewpoints – even regarding factual historical events!
We wrote about these censorship efforts in “5 Shocking Facts About Facebook, Google, YouTube and Twitter Censorship of Conservatives and Christians.” But prior to the November 2020 presidential election and since, Big Tech censorship has gone way over the top – rising to an unprecedented level of discrimination against freedom of speech. Take the Hunter Biden influence-peddling scandal involving his father, President-Elect Joe Biden…
Following campaign rhetoric about unity, providing a better Coronavirus response and economic growth, there is a roadblock that has appeared along the way. A memorable phrase Pastor Bill Burk from Mississippi used to frame his message Sunday, January 24, about moving forward and “pressing on” also struck a chord about where this nation is being steered by the new-old Biden administration: “If your heyday was yesterday, tomorrow will be sorrow.”
Going a step beyond reliving the glory days of Barack Obama, Joe Biden is introducing directives and legislation promised in that administration, where he served as vice president, but with more extreme additions. After Obama designated military veterans and conservatives as “extremists” and “radicals” in 20091 Biden is going further by tagging anyone who might disagree with the new administration’s policies “domestic terrorists.”
In the meantime, real domestic terrorists (Antifa and pals) are continuing to burn and pillage the metropolitan centers of Portland and Seattle. No violence, including the Capitol breach January 6, 2021, has been perpetrated by rally or march attendees supporting President Trump. The one event for which the House incorrectly impeached him for inciting (the Capitol break-in) the actual leaders have been traced to anarchist organizations such as Insurgence USA and two other non-MAGA groups. Nor has inside assistance been ruled out as video clearly showed members of the Capitol Police ushering in perpetrators rather than blocking their entrance.
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