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Absolutely Appalling…Obama Uses Banks to Control Catholic Church
Gateway Pundit ^ | 3-20-12 | Andrea Ryan

Posted on 03/20/2012 1:57:45 PM PDT by STARWISE

A core component of Marxism is to destroy organized religion. So, Obama’s new attack on the Catholic Church should be no surprise.

First, it was the unprecedented effort to destroy the church’s rights of religious conscience through a contraception benefit mandate. Now, Obama is abusing the power of the Executive Branch by using the banks to control the Catholic Church.

Following up on his directive to put the Vatican on the Money Laundering List, Obama is, now, meting out his punishment.

Via The Blaze,

(Excerpt)

JPMorgan Chase is shutting down the Vatican’s bank account with its Milan branch due to a “lack of transparency,” according to Reuters.

“The Vatican bank, also known as the Institute for Works of Religion (IOR), is having its account phased out and closed by March 30,” Business Insider’s Julia La Roche reports, “because it apparently ‘failed to provide sufficient information on money transfers.’”

…last year the Vatican formally adopted internal laws to comply with international standards on financial crime and they now comply with the rules of the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force (FATF), according to Reuters.

*snip*

Considering the fact that the Catholic Church is currently engaged in a culture war with the Obama administration (and the world at large), a few critics believe we are witnessing much more than a mere pursuit of “financial transparency.”

Wake up, people! Obama is no Democrat. He’s just a conventional Marxist using executive powers to achieve Marxist goals on the way to his Marxist Utopia.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics; Religion
KEYWORDS: 2012; bhofascism; bhothuggery; catholic; corruption; democrats; fraud; govtabuse; moneylaundering; nobama2012; obama; obamatruthfile; tyranny; vaticanbank
Dearlord .. it's like someone yelled "LAUNCH" .. and all the pent up poisonous socialist/marxist tyranny, regulations, insane spending and affiliations, and mandates started spewing out day after day after day to intentionally, frustrate, stress, confuse, stifle and overwhelm!! Damn them all .. it's time the I word and action is made a priority by our so-called "leaders" in Congress. Where the he** are they?

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Saul Alinsky’s 12 Rules for Radicals

Here is the complete list from Alinsky.

* RULE 1: “Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.” Power is derived from 2 main sources – money and people. “Have-Nots” must build power from flesh and blood. (These are two things of which there is a plentiful supply. Government and corporations always have a difficult time appealing to people, and usually do so almost exclusively with economic arguments.)

* RULE 2: “Never go outside the expertise of your people.” It results in confusion, fear and retreat. Feeling secure adds to the backbone of anyone. (Organizations under attack wonder why radicals don’t address the “real” issues. This is why. They avoid things with which they have no knowledge.)

* RULE 3: “Whenever possible, go outside the expertise of the enemy.” Look for ways to increase insecurity, anxiety and uncertainty. (This happens all the time. Watch how many organizations under attack are blind-sided by seemingly irrelevant arguments that they are then forced to address.)

* RULE 4: “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.” If the rule is that every letter gets a reply, send 30,000 letters. You can kill them with this because no one can possibly obey all of their own rules. (This is a serious rule. The besieged entity’s very credibility and reputation is at stake, because if activists catch it lying or not living up to its commitments, they can continue to chip away at the damage.)

* RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions. (Pretty crude, rude and mean, huh? They want to create anger and fear.)

* RULE 6: “A good tactic is one your people enjoy.” They’ll keep doing it without urging and come back to do more. They’re doing their thing, and will even suggest better ones. (Radical activists, in this sense, are no different that any other human being. We all avoid “un-fun” activities, and but we revel at and enjoy the ones that work and bring results.)

* RULE 7: “A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag.” Don’t become old news. (Even radical activists get bored. So to keep them excited and involved, organizers are constantly coming up with new tactics.)

* RULE 8: “Keep the pressure on. Never let up.” Keep trying new things to keep the opposition off balance.

As the opposition masters one approach, hit them from the flank with something new. (Attack, attack, attack from all sides, never giving the reeling organization a chance to rest, regroup, recover and re-strategize.)

* RULE 9: “The threat is usually more terrifying than the thing itself.” Imagination and ego can dream up many more consequences than any activist. (Perception is reality. Large organizations always prepare a worst-case scenario, something that may be furthest from the activists’ minds. The upshot is that the organization will expend enormous time and energy, creating in its own collective mind the direst of conclusions. The possibilities can easily poison the mind and result in demoralization.)

* RULE 10: “If you push a negative hard enough, it will push through and become a positive.” Violence from the other side can win the public to your side because the public sympathizes with the underdog. (Unions used this tactic. Peaceful [albeit loud] demonstrations during the heyday of unions in the early to mid-20th Century incurred management’s wrath, often in the form of violence that eventually brought public sympathy to their side.)

* RULE 11: “The price of a successful attack is a constructive alternative.” Never let the enemy score points because you’re caught without a solution to the problem. (Old saw: If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem. Activist organizations have an agenda, and their strategy is to hold a place at the table, to be given a forum to wield their power. So, they have to have a compromise solution.)

* RULE 12: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions. (This is cruel, but very effective. Direct, personalized criticism and ridicule works.)

1 posted on 03/20/2012 1:57:56 PM PDT by STARWISE
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..Ping!


2 posted on 03/20/2012 2:03:01 PM PDT by STARWISE (The overlords are in place .. we are a nation under siege .. pray, go Galt & hunker down)
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To: STARWISE

>>Wake up, people! Obama is no Democrat. He’s just a conventional Marxist using executive powers to achieve Marxist goals on the way to his Marxist Utopia.

That’s exactly what a Democrat is! Some may not know it because they are ignorant to the fact that everything they believe is in the writings of Marx, but they are still marxists. Some people think that being a Marxist is like being a Christian: that it doesn’t count unless you announce that you are. Nope. You are a marxist as soon as you believe in the marxist things. Call yourself whatever you want and it doesn’t change a thing.


3 posted on 03/20/2012 2:03:49 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: STARWISE

If Obama wages war on the Catholic Church his re-election will be doomed. The birth control mandate was one thing, you start messing with the Church’s money you will be in a world of hurt.


4 posted on 03/20/2012 2:05:10 PM PDT by 3rdcoastislander (Northern Mexico......aka South Texas.....)
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To: STARWISE

BHO is no different than any other despot, with one exception he hasn’t started the whole sale jailing and murdering of dissidents. (yet)


5 posted on 03/20/2012 2:06:28 PM PDT by svcw (CLEAN WATER & Education http://www.longlostsis.com/PI/MayanHelp2012.html)
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To: STARWISE
Damn them all .. it's time the I word and action is made a priority by our so-called "leaders" in Congress. Where the he** are they?

We have no conservative leaders in congress STARWISE, all we have are Boehner and McConnell who maybe will give a mild, low key harrumph once a month and then back to business as usual.

6 posted on 03/20/2012 2:16:35 PM PDT by The Cajun (Palin, Free Republic, Mark Levin, Newt......Nuff said.)
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To: STARWISE

Obugger is crusing into a world of hurt. He is just asking the Lord to strike him.


7 posted on 03/20/2012 2:18:42 PM PDT by DarthVader (Politicians govern out of self interest, Statesmen govern for a Vision greater than themselves)
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To: STARWISE; netmilsmom; thefrankbaum; Tax-chick; GregB; saradippity; Berlin_Freeper; Litany; ...
Catholic Ping
Please freepmail me if you want on/off this list

 

8 posted on 03/20/2012 2:23:07 PM PDT by NYer (He who hides in his heart the remembrance of wrongs is like a man who feeds a snake on his chest. St)
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To: STARWISE

we seem unable to stop it. There SHOULD be an outcry from media
this is really scary
and I don’t know what to do. Too many people are ok with this

WHY?


9 posted on 03/20/2012 2:33:59 PM PDT by RWGinger (Simpl)
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To: 3rdcoastislander
If Obama wages war on the Catholic Church his re-election will be doomed.

If only I could have the same belief that you do in other Catholics. They are a large group who is part of Obama's high numbers no matter what he does.

To many of the Catholics (I am one) will let this slide by like everything else. They will be part of the reason O gets another term in office and we loose SCOTUS.
10 posted on 03/20/2012 2:38:26 PM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: 3rdcoastislander
If Obama wages war on the Catholic Church his re-election will be doomed.

If only I could have the same belief that you do in other Catholics. They are a large group who is part of Obama's high numbers no matter what he does.

To many of the Catholics (I am one) will let this slide by like everything else. They will be part of the reason O gets another term in office and we loose SCOTUS.

Absolutely pathetic.
11 posted on 03/20/2012 2:39:58 PM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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To: STARWISE
Wake up indeed. The kingdom of Antichrist has its ways and means, and the Church has it's own. The gulf between the two will get wider, not narrower. The world must exclude the Church, or we're in real trouble.

Rejoice and get used to it, if you're waiting for your King to come.

12 posted on 03/20/2012 2:49:02 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (knowledge puffeth; information deludeth.)
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To: JSteff

I am not neccesarily talking about Catholics in the common sense. I am talking about messing with The Church’s money. The heirarchry of the Church will not stand for it. The Catholic Church is still very very powerful. When it comes to their assets they play hardball.


13 posted on 03/20/2012 2:52:41 PM PDT by 3rdcoastislander (Northern Mexico......aka South Texas.....)
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To: 3rdcoastislander

This is exactly what I just told my husband...


14 posted on 03/20/2012 3:01:26 PM PDT by eagles_rest (The truth will set you free. Amen)
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To: 3rdcoastislander

I agree that the Church will not tolerate messing with their money, they are very, very wealthy and with Mario Draghi installed as the head of the European Central Bank, who answers to no one but Rome, according to “The Economist”, I think this administration may be biting off more that it can chew.


15 posted on 03/20/2012 3:11:33 PM PDT by eagles_rest (The truth will set you free. Amen)
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To: STARWISE

Hussein is evil. Every day is another law/executive order/rule, etc., to destroy. Open rebellion will start at some point - where/when is that point?


16 posted on 03/20/2012 3:14:07 PM PDT by Marcella (Vote Newt; Newt needs money)
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To: RWGinger
we seem unable to stop it

We are able; but we are not willing.

17 posted on 03/20/2012 3:35:01 PM PDT by Lady Lucky (Gingrich 2012: Open Throttle for America)
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To: STARWISE; All

It’s rare I go up against FR conventional wisdom here. But, this(the Vatican bank scandal which has been going on for over a year that I know of) is something I have been following for several years now. Its very possible there is a lot more to the money laundering aspect of what the Vatican bank was doing.
And if what I read over at the Dark Cabal/White Hats Reports is even close to the truth the last thing the regime would want is for zero to get caught with loads of bucks at the Vatican Bank which is what you read over at the White Hats reports.
I have no clue whether any of the following is true or not but it is something I have been following for some time and when Glen Beck brought it up during an interview with Santorum(in a degrading sarcastic manner I might add) today it just kind of struck a nerve with me.
I’m not saying the dear leader would not go after the Catholic Church. He would. As well as any church that is not muslim or islamic. I have no doubt he would because in this case he may have ulterior motives for dosing so.
Check out the following links and judge for your self.
Its a lot of reading but if nothing else it will challenge many beliefs you and I have had.

http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/03/08/us-vatican-laundering-idUSBRE82710J20120308

Here is the dark cabal stuff posted by a committe known as the White Hats. Some very interesting stuff here.

http://tdarkcabal.blogspot.com/


18 posted on 03/20/2012 4:27:52 PM PDT by rodguy911 (FreeRepublic:Land of the Free because of the Brave--Sarah Palin 2012)
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To: STARWISE

The interesting thing about this list is that it is exactly the way school yard bullies wield their power.


19 posted on 03/20/2012 4:37:43 PM PDT by mongrel
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To: STARWISE

,,,,, Wrong title posted .

Should be;

Muzzie uses banks to control Chatholic Church .


20 posted on 03/20/2012 4:42:55 PM PDT by Lionheartusa1 (-: Socialism is the equal distribution of misery :-)
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Thanks STARWISE.


21 posted on 03/20/2012 9:14:06 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him)
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To: STARWISE
* RULE 7: “A tactic that drags on too long becomes a drag.” Don’t become old news. (Even radical activists get bored. So to keep them excited and involved, organizers are constantly coming up with new tactics.)

As far as "occupiers" are concerned this is the Achilles heel. Please born again Christians, go to these camps and preach The Gospel. The Word of God is the one and only antidote to all of this. We must finally rise up as an The Army of God and go forth preaching The Gospel to these people until their minds and hearts spin with it. Then we can watch and see what The LORD will do.

We by the power of God when we go forth and preach The Gospel are "the stronger than he". Remember we fight not against flesh and blood. Let's take their soldiers away from them. It matters not how base they seem for it is such as the occupiers that can become soldiers in The Army of God. Let's stop wringing our hands but start acting upon faith and storm the gates of hell!

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Luke 11:21 When a strong man armed keepeth his palace, his goods are in peace:

Luke 11:22 But when a stronger than he shall come upon him, and overcome him, he taketh from him all his armour wherein he trusted, and divideth his spoils.

Luke 11:23 He that is not with me is against me: and he that gathereth not with me scattereth.

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Ephesians 6:12 For we wrestle not against flesh and blood, but against principalities, against powers, against the rulers of the darkness of this world, against spiritual wickedness in high [places].

22 posted on 03/20/2012 9:46:58 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: Bryanw92

A Marxist by any other name stinks the same.


23 posted on 03/20/2012 10:00:28 PM PDT by Bellflower (The LORD is Holy, separated from all sin, perfect, righteous, high and lifted up.)
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To: STARWISE

Starting to seem more like the AntiChrist than a president.


24 posted on 03/20/2012 10:55:04 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: JSteff
"In 2008 while CINOs {Catholics in name only} voted for obummer, Catholics that regularly attend Sunday Mass voted for mcpain 53-46."

When the number of Catholics who found neither candidate worth voting for is considered Obama got less than 23% of the Catholic vote.


25 posted on 03/20/2012 10:56:30 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: Bellflower

I agree. That’s why we shouldn’t let them declare themselves to be Democrats, Progressives, Liberals, Labor or any of the other euphemisms for Marxist that they’ve tried to sneak past us for the last 100+ years. They believe in Marx. They are Marxists.

I commmented because the article says that he’s no Democrat, he’s a Marxist, as if the two are different. He is a Democrat. He is a Marxist. They are the same.


26 posted on 03/21/2012 9:22:51 AM PDT by Bryanw92 (The solution to fix Congress: Nuke em from orbit. It's the only way to be sure!)
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To: Salvation
Yes but history shows that voters do not like to admit they were wrong. Additionally, I have little faith in fellow Catholics for that very reason. Highly unlikely to switch back away from the dark side.
Fact is, as noted in my post, most do not nearly pay attention to current events as we on FR do.
27 posted on 03/21/2012 10:24:07 AM PDT by JSteff ((((It was ALL about SCOTUS. Most forget about that and HAVE DOOMED us for a generation or more.))))
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