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Posts by BlackElk

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  • The Conception by Righteous Anna of the Most Holy Mother of God

    12/09/2016 6:08:55 PM PST · 7 of 23
    BlackElk to Fiji Hill
    No. I don't believe so but the doctrine of Theotokos or Mary as God bearer (during her pregnancy with Jesus Christ) is of ancient origin, confirmed at 5th century Church Councils at Ephesus and then at Chalcedon.

    The Nestorian heresy grew up over the controversy, Nestor believing and teaching that Jesus Christ was not merely possessed of two natures: human and divine but that Jesus Christ was actually two persons: one human and one divine.

    As to Mary having been conceived without the stain and consequences of original sin on her soul (alone of all her race bjt for her Son). That suggests that she never died (the dormition or falling asleep of Mary when her time on earth was at an end) and did not suffer the pangs of childbirth. These were necessary positive consequences of being conceived without sin (original sin). I believe that these two benefits to Mary is more fully developed in the Eastern Orthodox Churches than in my own Roman Catholic Church.

    I don't claim to be a Scriptural scholar and I will defer to anyone, Catholic or Orthodox who is possessed of superior learning on the matter.

    God bless you and yours!

  • Is Yale on the verge of changing its name? (University gets caught in its own trap)

    12/09/2016 1:48:14 PM PST · 45 of 46
    BlackElk to Vic S

    Founded in 1832, not 1932.

  • AFGE Applauds Obama Action Giving Federal Employees 2.1% Pay Raise in January

    12/09/2016 1:04:57 PM PST · 37 of 39
    BlackElk to caver

    SS recipients are more likely than gummint “work”ers to vote Republican. We are also disproportionately white. We have gotten quite used to Comrade Imam Obongo denying us Cost of Living increases, year after year after impoverished year.

  • Block Impeachment of IRS Commissioner (WTF?)

    12/08/2016 1:21:28 PM PST · 57 of 87
    BlackElk to RitaOK
    Rita, ya gotta remember. They are in a BIG hurry to get out of town to create a GENUINE recess so that Obongo can appoit to SCOTUS some thorough social issue revolutionary baby killer and cheerleader for sexually perverted everything to replace Scalia until the END of the next session of Congress in 2018.

    McConnell and Ryan don't give a crap about that because it has NOTHING to do with the legislative agenda of the Chambers of Crony Commerce or the unbridled and totally focused greed of its leaders or the care and feeding of Muffy's trust fund.

  • Phil Lawler on Things a Pope Can’t Say

    12/07/2016 3:33:06 PM PST · 19 of 20
    BlackElk to ebb tide

    I have long since accepted your word that you are not a member of SSPX and that you attend the Masses of FSSP, which was founded by those traditionalist priests who understandably fled the SSPX schism. Nonetheless you have been a relentless defender of the schismatics of SSPX who were justly excommunicated by Pope Saint John Paul the Great and have joined here in the attacks on Pope Saint John Paul the Great. Now you dabble in supporting Frankie the Apostate. I doubt that there are many FSSP priests who would do so. Maybe those at your parish are somehow different but probably not.

  • Trump to Appoint Global Warming Skeptic to Head EPA

    12/07/2016 12:54:57 PM PST · 22 of 35
    BlackElk to Hojczyk
    We can also use Larry Pratt of Gun Owners of America to head BATF with the primary aim of abolishing it as soon as humanly possible.

    Likewise Oklahoma AG Pruitt should aim for abolition of EPA and each and every global "climate change" or "global warming" fantasy and program of the federales for abolition of capitalism and each and slashing every nickel of funding for this nonsense to anyone or anything whatsoever.

  • Phil Lawler on Things a Pope Can’t Say

    12/07/2016 12:44:54 PM PST · 17 of 20
    BlackElk to ebb tide
    So you prefer Frankie the Apostate to Pope St. John Paul the Great. After all, in addition to all his other degradations of the papacy, Frankie wants to butt smooch and not excommunicate SSPX's anti-Catholic rebellious ring leaders. In your mind that makes Frankie the Apostate somehow superior to St. John Paul the Great. Got it!

    AND, if you experience ecclesiastical lust or enthusiasm for Frankie the Apostate, you must, perforce, experience the same for Frankie's popemakers: Walter Kaspar, Reinhard Marx, Donna Wuerl, Sean O'Malley, and Madariagaand the others. Sorry that Comrade Apostate Carlo Maria Cardinal Martini of Milan did not live to do a far more competent job of destroying the Church and you guys had to settle for Bergoglio of the avian excuse for a brain?.

    What would dead excommunicated Marcel, patron demon of ecclesiastical defiance and disobedience have done. Ask de Mallerais the foulest mouthed survivor, only "Catholic" at this point by the unwarranted "mercy" of Benedict XVI. When will you conclude that Comrade Imam Obongo is superior to Donald Trump?

  • Michigan appeals court rejects Jill Stein's recount as unlawful

    12/07/2016 11:56:39 AM PST · 320 of 328
    BlackElk to Swanks

    I prefer one from Column B.

  • Michigan appeals court rejects Jill Stein's recount as unlawful

    12/06/2016 5:27:55 PM PST · 208 of 328
    BlackElk to LS

    Follow and root for MI AG Bill Schuette.

  • Michigan appeals court rejects Jill Stein's recount as unlawful

    12/06/2016 5:03:17 PM PST · 163 of 328
    BlackElk to randita
    And Federal District Court Demonrat Whore Goldsmith is specifically on notice fro the Sixth District Federal Court of Appeals above him that they expect his ruling to conform with Michigan state court rulings from the Michigan State Court of Appeals which has ordered an end to there count. Any further foot dragging can be disposed of by the Michigan Supreme Court which has TWO of Trump's listed choices for SCOTUS: Chief Justice Robert Young and Associate Justice Jean Larsen.

    Game, set, match! ---------

  • Michigan appeals court rejects Jill Stein's recount as unlawful

    12/06/2016 4:53:23 PM PST · 140 of 328
    BlackElk to roostercogburn

    They are Demonrats. It is who they are. It is what they do. What can be stolen, MUST be stolen or the Demonrats will die trying.

  • Phil Lawler on Things a Pope Can’t Say

    12/06/2016 4:27:33 PM PST · 15 of 20
    BlackElk to Mrs. Don-o
    I can summarize it: Frankie is the pope of Walter Cardinal Kaspar, Reinhard Cardinal Marx, Donna Cardinal Wuerl, Sean Cardinal O'Malley, Oscar Cardinal Madariaga, and now of such sorry excuses for "Catholics" as Blase Cardinal Cupich (perhaps worst in show), Joseph Cardinal Tobin, Kevin Cardinal Farrell. Maybe he will give a red hat to Peewee Cardinal Herman, John Cardinal (did you now he served Ho Chi Minh, the NVA and the Viet Cong in Vietnam and in Paris?) Kerry, maybe if she has not aged out already Jane Cardinal Fonda?

    May God bless you and yours!

  • College prez: students might 'drop out from fear' after election

    12/06/2016 1:16:17 PM PST · 56 of 59
    BlackElk to Terry Mross

    But....but....but they might get their hands dirty or have to work, side by side, with the sort of barbarian who voted for Trump. Their opinions will not be the basis of their paychecks and they would be social peasants not masters of the universe! There will be no safe spaces for them.

  • Phil Lawler on Things a Pope Can’t Say

    12/06/2016 12:57:26 PM PST · 12 of 20
    BlackElk to Tao Yin
    Frankie the Apostate is not competent to wipe his patoot much less to hold forth as though he knew his ass from his elbow about ANYTHING Catholic. He is the environmentalist whacko "pope," the "pope" of perverts, the "pope" of sexual and moral deviants, the "pope" o Marxist Leninists.

    Please God, we have now been punished for several years by this servant of satan posing as "pope." Can we PLEASE have a CATHOLIC pope ASAP, preferably young, healthy, thoroughly Catholic and absolutely determined to expunge each and every stain imposed upon your Church by the evil Argentinian and those he has appointed to the Sacred College as electors and as bishops and those cardinals who conspired to elect him.

  • Vigil in SF mourns transgender victims of Oakland fire

    12/06/2016 9:09:32 AM PST · 24 of 28
    BlackElk to grania; 2CAVTrooper

    Thank you for injecting some sober civility into this discussion. At Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge and Oakland, imperfect (and which of us ARE perfect?) people suffered horrifying death by fire and smoke, all of them as their respective exits from this vale of tears, some in transition to an eternal version of smoke and flame.

    The Christian standard is to hate the sin but love the sinner. Celebration of such tragedies happening to anyone is never in order, as you recognize.


    Caring comes at little cost. When I pray each night, I can pray for something more valuable to each of them than anything that can be bought with money: that Almighty God have mercy on each of their immortal souls. You can do that too and should. God will do what is right and what is good in each instance as He understands so much better than any of us. When the time comes, perhaps He will grant that divine mercy to you and to me.

  • Kevin McCarthy won’t defend Donald Trump’s 35-percent tariff

    12/05/2016 12:25:36 PM PST · 45 of 57
    BlackElk to GonzoII

    Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy on his knees before an army of unzipped Chamber of Commerce “leadership” treasonweasels having a hell of a good time one by one as usual. McCarthy is apparently highly skilled and quite experienced. Next up on the knee pads: Treasonweasel Speaker Paul Ryan.

  • In Harsh Terms, Kerry Says Israel Is Undermining Peace Efforts

    12/05/2016 8:23:57 AM PST · 34 of 44
    BlackElk to detective

    Throughout his miserable life of treason starting as a Yale undergraduate, John Kerry has NEVER had a smidgeon of understanding of folks who actually love their country and their countrymen.

  • Senate Majority Leader McConnell Against Free Speech – Surrendering FCC to Obama

    12/05/2016 8:02:25 AM PST · 31 of 35
    BlackElk to HomerBohn

    McConnell has learned NOTHING! Quietly recruit KY Governor Matt Bevin to run against McConnell again, this time with full support of POTUS Trump, with Trump taking responsibility for raising MASSIVE amounts of $$$$$ for Bevin since $$$$$ is McConnell’s favorite and only weapon is $$$$$. POTUS can TRUMP that! This is the thanks that Trump gets for appointing McConnell’s wife as secretary of Transportation. Who the hell does Mitchie McTurtle hallucinate that he is? Sneak up on him and turn the SOB into turtle soup in the next primary.

  • A **Simple** Proposal to Reduce K-12 Costs andFree Children from K-12 Indoctrination Camps

    12/05/2016 7:35:52 AM PST · 118 of 123
    BlackElk to b4me; wintertime; A_perfect_lady

    Actually, my entire post is about the hopelessness of what used to be normal Christian or even normally moral parents sending their precious children into the maw of the National Education Association or American Federation of Teachers unions' edumakashunal wasteland designed NOT to educate students in any meaningful way but rather to make for an ever increasingly expensive faculty with unnecessary fat salaried adminstrators galore and very few of them even CAPABLE of educating their pets to "roll over" or "sit" much less incarcerated teenagers to understand what used to be simple studies in algebra or geometry or classical languages and literature or modern languages and literature or even English and its literature, Chemistry or Physics? (fuggedaboudit!)

    The BIG problem in gummint edumakashun is how to keep the utterly bored inmates in the prison from escaping to qualified private schools or, worst of all!, homeschooling with its infinite flexibility. And there are THREE answers from the gummint edumakashun apologists and propagandists.

    First is the argument from teen angst. You don't want to be DIFFERENT, do you? If you are homeschooled, you may NEVER get laid or at least until you are married to someone of the opposite sex and your parents are expecting grandchildren (YUCK!). Where's the FUN in that?

    Second is SPECTACLE. Hey kids! See our FOOTBALL (basketball, etc.) TEAM and our irreverent MARCHING BAND and ask the school office for a full list of our diversions to make your gummint skewel almost minimally tolerable.

    Third is encouraging RESENTMENT as a way of life. If many teens feel that what they imagine to be their superior talent and knowledge are not REALLY appreciated as they should be because no one (and certainly not Donald Trump) are calling them to make major policy decisions (unilateral disarmament, institutionalization of infinitely more Marxism, the final suppression of that uppity and pesky Caucasian race, and the final suppression of all those nosy, intrusive Judaeo-Christian "religions" trying to spoil our fun, etc.), then it is the "system" that is defective. About 90% of our "teachers have driven that inspiration home to us as the glorious future of our nation that WE will lead and they are SUCH ACCOMPLISHED PEOPLE that they MUST be right." Our parents will NEVER understand.

    These gummint teachers are the modern "comprachecos" (look it up!) who take it as their opportunity to warp the children rather than educate them.

    I saw your post but saw little in it to take seriously. "PROPER classrooms" have NOTHING to do with it. St. Ignatius Loyola went into the religious life and teaching high school age students (magnificently) after, as a military man, he suffered the destruction of a knee by a cannonball in a siege. He taught his students OUTDOORS on a hillside in Toledo and until about five decades ago, provided the very finest education available before the Jesuit Order went consciously and voluntarily Marxist (see Frankie the Apostate, and Superiors General like Jean Baptiste Jansens, Pedro Arrupe, Hans Pieter Kolvenbach, and others.

    I always "feel good" about the fact that I had a very fine Jesuit prep school education before the Catholicism and natural conservatism of the Jesuits collapsed under the relentless evil of Pedro Arrupe, SJ, who was removed by Pope Saint John Paul II but too late for the Jebbies who are simply no longer "God's Marines." An awful lot (not all) of gummint "teachers" are lucifer's marines.

    All you are doing is regurgitating typical gummint "teachers'" unions' propaganda. Sorry! No sale. John Dewey is smiling in hell!

  • A **Simple** Proposal to Reduce K-12 Costs andFree Children from K-12 Indoctrination Camps

    12/04/2016 12:34:10 PM PST · 108 of 123
    BlackElk to wintertime
    AND under Obozo's anti-gun schemes to disarm the private sector, the Leviathan was buying tens (hundreds) of thousands of "assault weapons" and mountains of .45 caliber ammo for the "Education" Department, the IRS, the Social Security Administration (gotta be ready to gun down Grandma and Grandpa when they approach the SS bureaucrats, armed with dangerous canes or walkers!). Trump should abolish the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms (and Explosives?) on January 21, 2017 by Executive Order, return its budget to the Treasury and immediately hold the biggest government fire sale of guns and ammo in history, again using all proceeds to reduce the deficit.

    Then we can get to the fire sale of unnecessary federal land holdings. What am I bid for this utterly useless (to the federales) acreage that was scooped up as a "monument" by Slick Willie as he left office? Just one of a million examples.