One year ago, on April 19th 2020, I wrote this post: An Open Letter to “The Governed” –READ HERE-. This was before Forgotten Hope was released. Now, a year later, I write this one. Who knew how much further we would fall in that year? And what if people had listened? How many lives would have been saved? How many livelihoods preserved? What would the United Free States of America have looked like on April 19th 2021? What will the United Free States of America look like on April 19th 2022? Or will it be too late…? Will we be the United Socialist States of America? Is our fate set? Is there Hope?
Here is a clue to our questions. Just out, Data from a CDC report shows drug overdose deaths in the U.S. increased by just under 29% during COVID-19. 87,000 people, in America alone, died from drug overdoses between September 2019 to September 2020, the highest number of overdose deaths ever recorded. The highest increases coming during the strictest lock-downs of April & May. Of course the government locked them in their homes, took away their needles, and heavily restricted their freedoms… Actually, The CDC began an Overdose Prevention Program, which will supply them with rapid fentanyl testing strips. “The goal is to provide drug users more information, so that they can reduce the chances of overdosing on the drug.” So they can take the illegal drugs safely and they can kill them more slowly?
From the mouth of conservatives occasionally comes a misstatement. In an attempt at brevity, I admit to making this mistake myself. The statement, as a summary of events, is not actually inaccurate, but it cannot stand alone. What is this ominous statement? “You know, the people elected Hitler!” Those wielding this statement are attempting to provoke a revulsion to another’s acts, to cause an awakening. But focusing on this end and ignoring the truth of the events it summarizes does a disservice to the wielder’s cause.
The world, and particularly for our discussion “the Union of Free States,” is in peril. We stand at a precipice over an unsurvivable chasm with one leg dangling loose over it and the other sliding in the gravel. We are here with the same thoughts, the same motives, and the same acts as the Germans before Hitler became “The Furer.” You see, the Germans didn’t elect Hitler. That wasn’t their system. Their system was one George Washington warned the Free States against at our founding. Theirs was a “party system.” Straight out of war, turmoil, and hardship, a party came in and offered the people peace, prosperity, and power over their oppressors. With that, the people, Christian and Non, elected the National Socialist Party. Once in power, and with the force of the people behind them, one member of the party gained enough support within the Party that they gave him the power and authority to take whatever actions were deemed necessary to fulfill their party agenda.
The people of Germany, seeing themselves as victims, went along. The majority, Christian and Non, turned on their neighbors, adopted the government propaganda, loaded the death trains, and convinced themselves all this hatred was justified. This Actual Epidemic killed 7,000,000 people and, in short order, brought devastation to Germany and all of its “justified citizens.”
You know what else the Party did? Something that proved so successful that Mao, who killed between 40,000,000 and 70,000,000 people, adopted it into his strategy to free the people of China from themselves. They enlisted the youth! They infiltrated their schools, bought their loyalty with lies of benevolence, and darkened their minds with hatred for people they once called brothers. For Hitler, it was the “Youth League” (friendly enough) and for Mao, the “Red Guard,” referenced as a “socialist movement” intended to bring about a “cultural revolution.”
If you perceive this post to be political, I understand… but, you are wrong. A news story last week tells of Christians in Mao’s utopia being dragged off and tortured to renounce their faith. We in America have been electing people to power who work tirelessly, often in dark closets, to take away our God-Given Rights that are guaranteed in the Constitution of this Union of Free States. These people wear both a blue tie… and a red. They comprise both Christian and Non. They are elected by people who claim to be Christian… and Non.
So, this is not political. Although, proper action on these truths would undoubtedly have harsh political impact. Over the last year and a half, a move to bring “cultural revolution” to America has taken on an open and bold stance. This “socialist movement” has convinced many people, Christian and Non, that they are victims. Not victims of an invading country, but victims of their neighbors, of people they once called brothers. Unlike the National Socialist Party that unleashed Hitler on the world, this party hides its identity, changing its mask, but never its cause.
This movement has hidden itself in the crowd taking on many faces. Some of those faces have turned on their neighbors, invaded our streets, burned our businesses, and attacked people they once called brothers. Meanwhile, everyone else, Christian and Non, sits by as the government propaganda says, “This is all ‘peaceful,’ meant to bring about ‘positive change.’” Other faces wear suits and ties or pantsuits. They point to their degrees and proclaim themselves the voices of science here to protect the people… from themselves. Standing on the proclamation that no matter what the founders… or apparently God… says, the rights of the people of this Union of Free States “are not absolute.” In news stories last year, the Guards of this new regime descended on Christians as they worshiped their God, intimidated, persecuted, and fined them for refusing to stop. Meanwhile, everyone else, Christian and Non, sits by as the government propaganda says, “This threat to the people (with a 99.98% survival rate) is too much of a threat to allow you your God-Given Freedom…. we swore an oath to protect you… even from yourselves.” Therefore, turn on your neighbors, fear your family, hate the people you once called brothers… “but trust us… we are the party that will make everything better.”
Government propaganda has scared you, Christian and Non, into your homes and under your beds. While you hide there, safely under the party’s protection, they have and are enlisting your children to fight for their cultural revolution.
“Critical race theory is fast becoming America’s new institutional orthodoxy…
In explaining critical race theory, it helps to begin with a brief history of Marxism. Originally, the Marxist Left built its political program on the theory of class conflict. Marx believed that the primary characteristic of industrial societies was the imbalance of power between capitalists and workers. The solution to that imbalance, according to Marx, was revolution: the workers would eventually gain consciousness of their plight, seize the means of production, overthrow the capitalist class, and usher in a new socialist society.
During the 20th century, a number of regimes underwent Marxist-style revolutions, and each ended in disaster. Socialist governments in the Soviet Union, China, Cambodia, Cuba, and elsewhere racked up a body count of nearly 100 million of their own people…”
This is an excerpt from a lecture given at Hillsdale College on March 30th by Christopher Rufo, Founder and Director of Battlefront, and included in Hillsdale’s newsletter, Imprimis. (You should really read the whole article.. HERE)
I know it sounds like a sales pitch… but it is not! Since I published Forgotten Hope, written before all this exploded, a lot of people are jumping on the money train of selling “hope.” But the hope they sell is either an illusion or incomplete. There is but one Hope for America and the world. In Forgotten Hope, I not only go into this Hope in explicit detail, I also commit significant space to beg the world, Christian and Non, to Stop Playing Dumb. Where we are was predictable and was predicted. Not by a propagandist’s recitation of history and the facts but by someone with the knowledge and the data who wanted to save us from our current state and the inevitable future it brings. Chapter 6 is all about this history and these facts.
See it was a sales pitch!
Was it a pitch? Absolutely! Do I want as many people as possible to get Forgotten Hope? Desperately! We are out of time. That is why, for the first 90 days Forgotten Hope was out, I gave the digital version away. About 400 people took advantage of the opportunity. If you read P.O.C.’s Outreach and Our Stand pages, you can read a lot more about our business model of “Witness not Wealth.” Having just completed our taxes for 2020, I can assure you that, if you could see the numbers, you would not doubt our model is working.
Hope is out there! (and I don’t mean the book) But your opportunity to embrace it is quickly coming to an end. The world is approaching a state of ungodliness that reaches Biblical proportions. (Genesis 6:5a, Ecclesiastes 12:14b, Matthew 12:33-36c) Those who claim the name “Christian” better stop trying to be accepted by that world, get out from under your beds, open your church doors, stand with courage in your streets, Love your neighbor (as God defines it), and forgive your brother. Those who claim the name “Christian” better get out and tell the people…“we are all victims” of Adam’s choice, and hatred, revenge, cultural revolution, social change and social distancing are not the solution and offer No hope. Our only hope is a Forgotten Hope, but the day will come when even that Hope becomes a Lost Hope. And, deny it or not, Christ said that day could be today! (Mark 13:31-33d) Therefore, it is past time we Stop Playing Dumb, be seen, be heard, and remove the Socialists/Marxists from power. Yes, from our government… but first from our own hearts and our churches!
For the “Non”? The facts of chapter 6 benefit you just as much. They are not religious radicalism. In fact… the facts are not religious at all. But the data show how we got here and what the Chasm looks like. If for no other reason than self-preservation, it is past time you Stop Playing Dumb, be seen, be heard, and remove the Socialists/Marxists from power. Yes, from your government… but also from your social media, your big tech, and your personal choices!
d: “Heaven and earth will pass away, but My words will never pass away. No one knows about that day or hour, not even the angels in heaven, nor the Son, but only the Father. Be on your guard and stay alert! For you do not know when the appointed time will come.…”
See also: The “Improve Life” sermon. –READ HERE–
a: “Then the Lord saw that the wickedness of man was great in the earth, and that every intent of the thoughts of his heart was only evil continually.”
b: “For God will bring every work into judgment, Including every secret thing, Whether good or evil.”
c: “Either make the tree good and its fruit good, or else make the tree bad and its fruit bad; for a tree is known by its fruit. Brood of vipers! How can you, being evil, speak good things? For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks. A good man out of the good treasure of his heart brings forth good things, and an evil man out of the evil treasure brings forth evil things. But I say to you that for every idle word men may speak, they will give account of it in the day of judgment. For by your words you will be justified, and by your words you will be condemned.”
© Scott A Caughel 4/14/2021
Photo by David Lusvardi