A.J. Castellitto
Hey Mike, what took you so long???
By A.J. Castellitto
October 12, 2014

Mr. Huckabee is threatening defection from the Republican Party over "social issues," even going so far as suggesting he would take part in a 3rd Party Revolt. My only question to Mr. Huckabee is, 'What took you so long?'

A majority of the youth vote is pro-life and a smart conservative could easily make the case that the correlation between moral behavior/social order and small, responsible government is extremely high. You can't legislate morality per se, but legalization is consent. Our founders realized that our rule of law stood on a moral foundation grounded in William Blackstone's Common Law theories (that we are all equal in the eyes of God and our human dignity/sanctity/equality – man, woman, child – lies in our faithful attesting of these truths). There is no such thing as moral relativity. What is vital and essential for us is so for our neighbor as well. We surrender a spiritual-moral standard at our own peril. Tyranny most readily lies in a Darwinian-"survival of the fittest"-secular ideology, in which they with the most earthly power and authority rule and repress the masses.

We should harken back to the repressive rule of "Il Duce," Benito Mussolini, the fascist-imperialist, whose brand of godless socialism resulted in the death and misery of 300,000 over the course of his 21-year rule over Italy. Il Duce's rise to power was fully realized after he had formed the Fascist Party (in opposition to social class discrimination), capitalized on the public discontent he helped trigger, and then organized a para-military unit ("Black Shirts") who terrorized political opponents and helped increase Fascist influence. Italy ultimately slipped into political chaos (that Mussolini himself created) and Mussolini declared that only he could restore order and stability. Mussolini was granted that authority and gradually dismantled all democratic institutions, making himself dictator and taking the title "Il Duce" ("the Leader"). Il Duce neutralized the judiciary, silenced free press, arrested political opponents, and condoned squad violence to consolidate and maintain his hold on power throughout his reign. Although he used the Roman Catholic Church as needed to achieve his goals, Mussolini was essentially a merciless, godless, narcissistic tyrant with evil intent and sinister aspirations that were methodically realized at the expense of the people he governed (as well as the inhabitants of nearby/neighboring countries). He was an atheist and a god-hater who often made vitriolic attacks against Christianity. He wanted to be god and have sovereign authority over the fate of his people.

The take home lesson: Those who ignore history are bound to repeat it!

Silence in the face of evil and atrocity is complicit cowardice. If you want to know why evil men are in charge of our nation, it's because arbitrary secular humanism has become our public education and ideological law. Our representatives are supposed to represent us, not repress and get wealthy off us.

Not sure what's taken Huckabee so long to speak out, bloggers like myself have been speaking out for years :







I'm talking more than just token lip-service. Our representatives need a true moral foundation (a true Fear of God wouldn't hurt either). Truly Godly men would not recklessly spend, be swift to send our troops off to war, surrender our sovereignty or sacrifice our children's future.

Truth is hidden only to those who fail to see and acknowledge it. Hopefully, a massive wave of righteous awakening will continue to grow and moral sanity, spiritual perspective and pragmatic solutions can find their place once again.....

Because right now, things are really bad and getting "progressively" worse by the day.....

© A.J. Castellitto


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