Skip to comments.Attacking God: Kevin McCullough on what the left really hates
Posted on 12/10/2004 6:22:48 AM PST by JohnHuang2
Friday, December 10, 2004
Posted: December 10, 2004
1:00 a.m. Eastern
By Kevin McCullough
© 2004 WorldNetDaily.com
The pundits are getting it all wrong. The left in America is not attacking "Christmas" this holiday season, they are attacking God. They do so without remorse and with exacting focus.
Just a short list of examples from the past few weeks:
- The Salvation Army getting the boot by Target stores.
- Federated Department stores (Macy's and Bloomingdale's etc.) removing "Merry Christmas."
- Denver's Christmas parade excluding any "Christmas" floats.
- Maplewood Schools in New Jersey removing all Christmas and Chanukah music from their winter concerts.
- Mayor Michael Bloomberg changing New York City to light a "holiday" tree.
- Time and Newsweek magazines' attempts to "debunk the Christmas myth."
- Roseburg, Ore., wishing to erect a "Goddess of Youth" statue.
- Cupertino, Calif., educators banning the Declaration of Independence.
- Freedom Elementary School in East Manatee, Fla., banning winter altogether.
As the headlines stack up almost faster than even the Internet or talk radio can report them the bigger question becomes: Why?
And on that point, I beg you to consider the results of the 2004 election.
According to exit polls, the top item of concern in determining who voters would cast their vote for was values. These values were not nebulous, hard to define warm fuzzies about the environment or feeding the poor, but convictions that run deep and hold meaning for the families in America today rich and poor. This has freaked out the left and now they are in overdrive.
The secular left has come to the realization that their reputation stinks. In the past, they had been successful in "tricking" voters into voting for them. But the emergence of alternative media has caused too much change. Voters got deeper on the understanding of issues than perhaps ever before in the history of public debate.
The radicals were left with one overwhelming observation: God and organized faith are too much in the mind of the average American for the leftist-progressive-radical utopia that they see to ever be enacted.
Same-sex marriage was rejected by the voters of 11 states even in harshly liberal states such as Oregon. Rejected at a rate of better than 60 percent on average and in some states better than 80 percent. (In fact, I still hold that if the voters in the state of Massachusetts were given the choice, on their own they would overturn the radical judges in their state as well.)
The secular left in America idealizes the anti-God states that inhabit Western Europe and Canada. These areas have effectively become the most "God absent" places on Earth and the progressives in America look up to them as "enlightened." These societies have seen corresponding drops in commitment to personal faith in God with a rise in leftist-progressive-radical ideologies, government dependency and an inability to judge good from evil in foreign affairs.
In Canada, the most damning sign of this is the lowering of the age of consent to 14 years of age. Couple that with the change in definition of marriage to basically people of whatever combination who wish to engage in legally protected sex and receive government benefit from it. Then you have the making for an increase in the number of children who not only leave home early, but also bear more children out of wedlock and the skyrocketing of cost of public welfare that accompanies it.
What holds America back from falling down the same cesspool?
God! (Along with the freedom to believe in, worship, and obey Him in the day to day of living life.)
So is there any mystery as to why the elitists among us want to see every sign of the one who was "born on Christmas day" wiped from public view?
The headlines that are coming at us faster than we can count them are not the bottom line.
Progressives love getting the days off. They love hot chocolate and hearing happy music about love and good cheer. They love the office parties, the extra food, and some even enjoy seeing their families. We also have it on pretty good authority that they never turn down a gift that is offered to them this time of year particularly by way of a payroll bonus.
What they do hate is the source of where all this generosity and wishes for "peace on earth" come from.
And most of all, they hate knowing that a God who loves them more than they love themselves expressed that love in one of the most amazing ways possible.
Kevin McCullough is heard daily from 1 to 4 p.m. EST in New York City on AM 570 WMCA, and in New Jersey on AM 970 WWDJ. Additionally, you can read his daily postings at The KMC Blog. For information on how to bring "The Kevin McCullough Show" to a station near you, call Dave Armstrong at 201-298-5700.
What the left really hates is a God that tells them that they themselves aren't little Gods that can do whatever they want.
Regardless, it doesn't change reality. Jesus is coming! And although the armies of the world will gather in the Valley of Megiddo to stop Him, they will fail.
Two i,portant things that man nust realize and the sooner he does, the better:
1. Their is a God !
2. It is not him (Man)!
I wonder if in that New Jersey school, the band would have the guts to hold a silent Christmas concert:announce that they are complying with the school board directive, know how long each song should take, then sit there for the three minutes or so for the rendition, the director turns and bow to the audience[who, if they are cool at all, will applaud] at the completion of the piece, then "start" the next one.
I know...too grand a statement to make. But it would be funny.
They have to hate Him -- He's not very fond of abortion.
We celebrate the birth of Christ by exchanging gifts in reflection of what the wise men did. If they take Christ out of the "holiday" season, I say we eliminate the GIFTS.
Then businesses will be clamoring to remind us we need to honor the Christ Child.
Remember that Target is owned by Dayton-Hudson..Dayton as in Senator Mark Dayton(D) of Minnesota and the closed office.
Christians have made Christmas very attractive to non-Christians and secularists from the standpoint of the vacation days off, the presents, the parties, the bonuses, the family get-togethers. Now Christians are caught in a web of their own making. The non-Christians and secularists love all the Christmas amenities except those that are religious related.
What would happen if Christians eschewed all the non-religious Christmas symbols, bought no gifts for each other and instead donated all the $$$ they would have spent on gifts to charities?
Retailers would suffer, no doubt, and when the blame for that started to be placed, the finger can be turned at all those who sought to take Christ out of Christmas. What they accomplished, we could reply, is that they forced us to examine what Christmas is REALLY all about.
Do Christians have the courage to do that?
Would have to be an organized campaign - cause and effect, and names on a list. These people, you see, will not buy anything at Macy's or Mervyn's this year. They will donate to the Boy Scouts and Salvation Army instead. It would have to be that organized for big-boxers to notice. Worse yet, you took your trade to the remaining proprietary resellers, avoiding the big box. I, personally, would still be reluctant to boycott Costco. They have quite a good stock.
Do not include Menards, Home Depot and Sam's Club or Wal Mart in your "Big Box" boycott they all have their heart in the right spot.
The left is very afraid there is a g-d.
This sounds like a "composition" by "classical" composer John Cage - 4'33" LOL! The entire orchestra remains silent. The "composition" consists of SILENCE - and the noises made by the audience as they anticipate, then grow impatient, angry, anxious, waiting for the damned orchestra to start playing! LOL! It's so - how shall we say it - "je ne sais quois" and "avant garde"!!!
Silence. Too bad these leftie loons don't practice it, but demand it of those who disagree with them. They are the consummate, gutter, lumpenproletariat ANTI-culturalists!
Bump for later reading
Some of us have. For 5 years now our family does not buy gifts no one really needs anyway. We put all that saved money into family vacations.
"...These areas have effectively become the most "God absent" places on Earth..."
And beyond. When Apollo 8 went on man's first flight to the moon, the crew read the first passages from Genisis. Before they left, they were asked to make an important and memorable comment from lunar orbit. Frank Borman went to a friend and he suggested the reading. It took him "10 seconds" to agree. He then asked Jim Lovell and Bill Anders about it and they agreed. After their return, the Godless ACLU slapped them and NASA with a lawsuit over the telecast. Borman said, that in effect, the ACLU could go to hell. They would have read it again under similar conditions. The reading is still one of the most memorable events in all of human spaceflight history. BTW, the lawsuit went nowhere.
Yes, I have called them "God Haters" for a long time now.
We win in the end.
way2go, JH - keep 'em rolling...
Now I sit me down in school
Where praying is against the rule
For this great nation under God
Finds mention of Him very odd.
If Scripture now the class recites,
It violates the Bill of Rights.
And anytime my head I bow
Becomes a Federal matter now.
Our hair can be purple, orange or green,
That's no offense; it's a freedom scene.
The law is specific, the law is precise.
Prayers spoken aloud are a serious vice.
For praying in a public hall
Might offend someone with no faith at all
In silence alone we must meditate,
God's name is prohibited by the state.
We're allowed to cuss and dress like freaks,
And pierce our noses, tongues and cheeks.
They've outlawed guns, but FIRST the Bible.
To quote the Good Book makes me liable.
We can elect a pregnant Senior Queen,
And the 'unwed daddy,' our Senior King.
It's "inappropriate" to teach right from wrong,
We're taught that such "judgments" do not belong.
We can get our condoms and birth controls,
Study witchcraft, vampires and totem poles.
But the Ten Commandments are not allowed,
No word of God must reach this crowd.
It's scary here I must confess,
When chaos reigns the school's a mess.
So, Lord, this silent plea I make:
Should I be shot; My soul please take!
Yes, we do. Isn't it nice to know the winner of the game before it's over? Now, all that's left is for people to decide which team they're on.
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