Challenging the redefiners and their enablers

by John Haskins

In addition to challenging the redefinition, as Don Hank suggests, we have to challenge the redefiners themselves, especially the ones on “Our Side.” 

We have to identify relentlessly — and as fiercely as Jesus would — the spirit of lazy, sloppy smug, unconscious capitulation.  There is a tragic underlying cause behind this decades-long, and still unrelenting, thoughtless, stubborn, compulsive, even prideful capitulation to the redefinitions offered to us by Satan that have made our “leaders,” pundits and lawyers into very effective servants of the revolutionary left, despite their own certainty that they are heroic, principled, clear-minded defenders of the law and all that the law was meant to protect against the ravages of barbarism. 

For several decades the barbarism that has defeated all our efforts even before they began is the barbarism of the civilized, the clean-cut, “whitewashed tomb” conservative, the sometimes devoutly religious “conservative” elites dripping with professional hubris and imagined moral authority. But not only the “leaders, lawyers and writers and radio personalities.  Yes, it’s also the grassroots on “Our Side.” 

Jesus “got it.”  He was not fooled by the external appearance of a godly people united against the Greek, and Roman pagan barbarians closing in on all sides.  He exposed the hypocrisy and willful blindness of the supposed people of God and their scribes (writers), religious leaders and experts in the law.  That’s why they hated Him.  That is why Jesus, like the prophets of the Old Testament, had to be killed by the self-proclaimed servants of God.  Jesus got to the heart of the matter.  He had to be taken out so the spotlight could be put back on the other barbarians, the pagan ones.

These devastatingly destructive redefinitions of legal terminology and of reality itself are actually just the symptom of the true disease.  They are manifestations of the great heresy of our age, sometimes called the “Prosperity Gospel,” which has permeated almost the entire “church” and includes even the vast majority of the believers who criticize the “Prosperity Gospel” as theology.  To adapt the famous saying by Nixon about Keynesianism, “We’re all Prosperity Gospel adherents now,” in the way we live and think. 

That’s why Alliance Defense Fund, Jay Sekulow’s ACLJ, Mat Staver’s Liberty Scoundrels, Tony Perkins’ Family Research Scoundrels, Hocus Pocus On the Scamily, Wendy Wright’s Concerned Wimps for Amerika, Wildmon’s Amerikan Scamily Association, National Right to Make a lot of Money On Abortion Activism and their allied groups will continue sucking every last dollar out of their donor base until their base either has died off or is in concentration camps wondering when Jay Sekulow, Tony Perkins, ADF, the Heritage Foundation and Focus On the Scamily leaders will score a major victory and get them out.  “Folks, we have to fight this out in the courts!” shouts Sekulow on national radio, as he gives out the call-in number for donations which will go to fuel the private jet, the Maserati, and the real estate for his family.  Focus on the family, right?”

Their endless surrendering of terminology, “Our Side’s” blind, stubborn, smugly inflexible use of terms of propaganda ingeniously provided for us by Satan via the always generous revolutionary Left —  and the resulting obliteration of legal and other concepts are merely symptomatic of a deep pathology. 

There’s a horrible surrender underway. It has been under way for several decades.   And it’s being carried out by the very same “pro-family” “pro-life” and “conservative” leaders, pundits and “legal experts” who make their living “defending life religious freedom, parents’ rights, freedom of speech and constitutional self-government.  It does no good to expose just the redefinitions. You have to expose the redefiners.  That’s what Jesus did.  But they won’t go quietly.  And they know they’re the ones with the media access because they’re the ones the media wants speaking for us and for God.  None of this is accidental.  It’s all part of a brilliant master plan.

The author is a Senior Fellow at the Inter-American Institute for Philosophy, Government and Social Thought

Tony Perkins, tell the truth

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Sunday, September 13, 2009

Tony Perkins, isn’t it time to come clean regarding your continued support for pro-abort, pro-sodomy Romney?

From: “Conservatives For Truth”
…an ad hoc group including Steven Deace, Gregg Jackson, Dr. Earle Fox, Phil Magnan, and John Haskins (see affiliations below) and others

Ninety-five legal authorities, social conservative leaders, writers and radio hosts and other public persons are listed below. Each affirms here (or has previously affirmed in their own words) some or all of the disturbing content of this letter. Signatures of countless state-level and grassroots leaders have not been listed in the interest of brevity.

Mr. Perkins, as President of one of the largest Christian pro-family organizations
in the country,The Family Research Council, you have repeatedly ignored former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s far left-wing record publicly claiming to donors that Romney is a “friend to the pro-family movement” and are featuring him as a speaker this coming weekend at the FRC “Values Voters Summit” in Washington D.C.
How can you reconcile your claim,Mr. Perkins, that Romney is a “friend to the pro-family movement” with his actual anti-family, anti-life record fully documented here?

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Tony Perkins, a tarnished icon

Please read Gregg Jackson’s letter below for details on how a pro-family icon betrayed his supporters.

Tony Perkins was an icon of the pro-family movement until he started supporting Mitt Romney, in kind of a zombie-like irrational way, despite the warnings from Christian leaders. I too have had an acquaintance who was very pro-family. Until the last primaries, when suddenly she became very defensive about Mitt. I sent her some of the information about him that clearly showed how he had supported same-sex marriage in MA while he was governor, thinking I could change her mind. She sent me a terse email saying “my mind is made up. I am supporting Romney.”

It didn’t make sense because she didn’t give any reasons for this, and I had my suspicions even then because her husband was highly placed in the GOP.

Since then, it is becoming abundantly clear why some people have remained so adamantly pro-Romney despite the evidence. Romney trades in a commodity called loyalty, and there are sellers, some in very high places.

Why do they sell themselves?

Tony and his ilk want to have their rewards on earth.

Friends, don’t sell your loyalty for a fistful of devalued dollars. God has something better in store for you if you are willing to wait.

Donald Hank

 

Friends,

As many of you are aware, I have called on Tony Perkins, President of Family Research Council (FRC) on numerous occasions to retract his support for Mitt Romney and return any money he and FRC have received from Romney and/or his surrogates.

Yet, Mr. Perkins continues to promote and support Romney, recently calling him a “friend to the pro-family movement” in a fundraising e-mail (from July 22, 2008) as well as featuring Romney at the upcoming FRC/Values Voters Summit in Washington D.C.

As all of you know (including Mr. Perkins), Mitt Romney:

  • Established abortion with a $50 co pay as a “healthcare benefit” (AFTER his supposed “pro life conversion”) in his socialist healthcare plan that was endorsed by Hillary, Teddy K, and Planned Parenthood.
  • Appointed a Planned Parenthood member to his healthcare advisory board (AFTER his supposed “pro-life conversion”) and no pro-life appointed representative.
  • Illegally instituted same sex “marriage” without an accompanying legal statute to fulfill an earlier promise to the Log Cabin Republicans not to oppose same-sex “marriage” in return for their endorsement. (There was no “court order” as Romney has falsely claimed.)
  • Boosted government funding for pro-homosexuality indoctrination of schoolchildren.

  • Refused for his entire four years in office to order his education officials to enforce parents’ legal rights to protect their own children from unwanted indoctrination about homosexuality.
  • Forced Catholic Charities to place children with homosexual couples or go out of business (which they ultimately did) even though he was not required to do so by law.
  • Forced Catholic Hospitals to issue the abortion pill claiming that he was required by law to do so even though Mike Dukakis admitted there was no law that existed which required Romney to do so.
  • Opposes a ban on homosexual scoutmasters.
  • Favors sexual orientation “anti-discrimination” laws for homosexuals, lesbians, bi-sexuals and transgenders.
  • Opposed the Bush Tax Cuts.
  • Raised taxes and fees by over $900 million as governor which has destroyed the Massachusetts economy.
  • Implemented a socialist healthcare plan endorsed by Planned Parenthood that in the words of the Wall St. Journal is in “intensive care” whose costs are estimated to more than double and which the Cato Institute and Boston Globe has said is a total failure.
  • Lied about seeing his father march with MLK.
  • Lied about being a hunter “pretty much” (his) whole life.
  • Lied about being endorsed by the NRA in 2002.

 

Isn’t it time that Tony Perkins and FRC cease from portraying the Founding Father of sodomy “marriage” and the 50 dollar tax funded abortion, Mitt Romney, as a “friend to the pro-family movement?”

Isn’t it time that we shine the light of truth on the man and his “pro-family” organization who continues to deceive millions of pro-family Christians and grassroots conservatives about a very wicked man?

Will you take a stand as a pro-family and pro-life leader and join me in calling for Tony Perkins to:

  • Return the $250,000 that Perkins/FRC received from Romney and his surrogates?
  • Retract his support for Romney and claim that Romney is a “friend to the pro-family movement?”
  • Resign as President of FRC?

 

If you choose to take a bold and courageous stand for truth and righteousness, please hit “reply all” and let every other leader on this e-mail including Tony Perkins, know where you stand.

I will post this letter on my site www.greggjackson.com along with those leaders who choose to stand with me in calling for Mr. Perkins to resign as the President of Family Research Council (with a list of those who chose not to) and will distribute to the entire news media.

I will assume that if you don’t respond and call for Mr. Perkins to resign, that you support Mr. Perkins’ backing of Mitt Romney whose legacy as governor is even to the left of much of today’s ultra-left wing Democrat Party and is one that Barack Obama would be proud of.

Looking forward to hearing from you!

Sincerely Yours,

Gregg Jackson

www.gregggjackson.com