Get a Clue, Warmongers!

Our own United States Federal Government and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization have been itching for this proxy war with Russia for a very long time. They have encroached on the Russian sphere of influence by increments over the last thirty years since the end of the Cold War. They have infiltrated the Ukrainian nation, triggered the Maidan Coup d’eta, and ignored the Minsk Agreements. They have armed the corrupt Ukrainian government and backed the slaughter of 14,000 Ukrainians, most of whom are ethnic Russians in the southeastern Donbas.

It is no wonder that Mr. Putin decided that he had finally had enough. He had threatened several times to invade Ukraine and put an end to the shenanigans. He even offered one last time to refrain from invading if Ukraine’s government would simply promise to be a neutral country and not join NATO. Zelensky relayed the offer to his patrons in Washington, but he was instructed to turn it down. We can only surmise that it was our own commander-in-chief Joseph Biden who was responsible for the snub. If so, then this war between Russia and Ukraine is HIS fault – not because of a negligence that stems from senility, but rather because it was Biden’s plan all along to cause a war. And then to blame it all on Mr. Putin. And to stir up the American people to support the ravaging of a country with a corrupt government…just like our own! Who knows how far this war will escalate in the near term?

Volodimir Zelensky welcomes Nancy Pelosi.

What a monstrous betrayal! They say that our president is willing to fight the Russians to the last Ukrainian. Now Blinken, Austin, Pelosi and Schiff (I have a Freudian problem with the spelling of old Adam’s name, I find him so distasteful.) have all been to Kiev to cheer Zelensky on. And then there is that spiteful woman, Victoria Nuland. They say that they will support Ukraine until the fighting is done and victory is won. Even some Republicans agree with them. Biden and the cynical warmongers of both American political parties now have blood on their hands. May God have mercy on their souls on the day of reckoning!

Do those idiots really believe that Ukraine stands a chance to win this war, even with help from the West? Don’t they realize that the more they escalate this war, the more Ukrainians they will be sending to their deaths? Don’t forget the possibility of Russia’s using a nuclear weapon. The longer this goes on, the more likely it will become that Russia will expand its original designs on Ukraine. They will likely take all of the Donbas and the Black Sea Coast and attach it to the Russian Federation.

Truly there is no medicine for stupidity! One would think that a “peace-loving” Democrat congressman or president would get a clue. These people truly are an ever-advancing disaster.

Gerrymandering the Senate

The midterm elections are only six months away, so let’s turn our attention to the map. Up ’til now, the concept of reapportioning the electoral map of the United States Senate has seldom been considered. There are two senators per state, and that’s that. However, as of November of last year, eight conservative counties in Oregon have voted to secede from leftwing Oregon and unite themselves with Idaho.

There’s that, and there is the war in the Ukraine. Now that we have turned our collective attention to Vladimir Putin’s designs on rearranging the political map of what was heretofore Ukraine, let’s have a little fun with our own map, shall we? I propose that the following changes be made to the odd configuration of some of these united States:

Let’s start in the Northeast. Leaving Maine as it is, we’ll consolidate the five remaining states of New England and call it that – New England. Loss of four states. 10 – 8 = 2 Democrat senators;

All islands of New York City (every borough except for the Bronx) and Long Island itself, will be granted to New Jersey. Two Democrat senators for N.J.. Make New York State red again! Two Republican senators for N.Y..

Delaware will be fused with Maryland, as it is physically. Loss of one state. It’ll be called “Marydel”, and the capitol will be placed in either Annapolis or Wilmington. 4 – 2 = 2 Democrat senators;

The Western extremity of Maryland’s panhandle will be ceded to West Virginia. No change in no. or affiliation of senators.

The upper Michigan peninsula will be granted to Wisconsin, since it is contiguous with Wisconsin. Again, no foreseeable change, but there is a chance that Wisconsin will become more conservative.

The western part of Florida’s panhandle will go to Alabama, as it should. Florida’s capital will move to Orlando. Otherwise no foreseeable political change.

The map of the U.S. before I got my hands on it.

Texas will be divided into two states: East Texas and West Texas, with a line of longitude running right through Austin. Dallas/Fr. Worth will be the capital of E.T.. Maybe El Paso can do the honors in W.T.. Gain of one state. 2 + 2 = 4 Republican senators? Maybe not all four.

Oklahoma’s panhandle will be handed to West Texas. No change.

California will also be divided in two: North California with its capitol remaining in Sacramento, and South California with its capital anywhere that pleases them. Gain of one state. 2 + 2 = 4 Democrat senators.

Finally, we’ll call for a plebiscite in Hawai’i. Shall Hawai’i continue as the fiftieth state, despite the fact that it is the most remote archipelago in the world, or shall it declare its independence from America and restore the monarchy that was lost in 1893? If they choose to go it alone again, they’ll lose two Democrat senators.

Call it gerrymandering if you will, but when viewed on a political map, the redrawn state lines would give the country more logical proportions. I may be way off, but that should provide the Republicans with a net gain of 4 senators and the Democrats with a net loss of 7 senators – a difference of 11 in a smaller U.S. Senate of 94 senators from all 47 states.

If Hawai’i drops out, two Democrat senators will lose their seats, leaving only 92 senators for a total of 46 states. That’s a net loss of 9 senators for the Democrats left on the mainland.

These changes to the map and semi-permanent bend in the electorate which they would likely facilitate would be no sure cause for relief. Not all Republican senators are reliably conservative. But the alternative is abhorrent. The Democratic Party is, in the words of Jim Jatres, “demonic”. I agree with Jim, and I doubt the sincerity of any Orthodox Christian who still supports it.

Get off the Escalator!

US Gives Ukraine $800 Million More in Military Aid, Adds Heavy Weapons

President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday announced an additional $800 million in U.S. military assistance to Ukraine, expanding the scope of the systems provided ahead of a wider Russian assault expected in eastern Ukraine.

Epoch Times, April 13, 2022

The president of the United States needs to get off the escalator before it’s too late. Mr. Biden will become an octogenarian this fall, so we can’t blame him for not being sure of foot. But, by the same token, he is not mentally sure of foot either. Biden is obviously senile and shouldn’t be trusted alone with our foreign policy. There may soon come a time when the president will be urged to resign from office and allow the vice president to take the helm. Kamala Harris is hardly ready for prime time and her accession to the presidency may be like our country jumping from the frying pan into the fire. However, that is a separate issue, even though it is intimately related. If Biden doesn’t step down of his own accord, the shadow cabinet that surrounds him may whisper in his ear that he may be removed through the implementation of the twenty-fifth amendment to the Constitution. It’s never been done before, but that doesn’t mean that there won’t be first time. It is my concerted opinion that Joe Biden is no longer fit for office due to mental incapacity. It’s obvious that a large and growing number of Americans hold the same opinion.

The president of the United States stumbles up the flight steps to Air Force One.

Biden’s economic sanctions against Russia are not working, except to cripple our American and other Western economies. Now, today, this decision of his to escalate the military stakes in Ukraine will only serve to postpone the inevitable. Vladimir Putin will prosecute this war relentlessly until he has achieved the objectives that he stated at the beginning of the invasion on February 24. Joseph Biden’s gift of armaments to Ukraine will lead to more dead Ukrainian soldiers, more displaced Ukrainian citizens and more destruction to Ukraine’s infrastructure. All of that is unnecessary, and if Biden weren’t senile he might have a better grip on reality.

Mr. Biden, for the love of God, get off the escalator!

Dodging a Bullet

Our state just dodged a bullet.

This winter-spring session of the Hawai’i State Legislature dealt with hundreds of bills for acts as it always does. On Sunday, March 13 Honolulu Star-Advertiser listed on page A10 the bills that were passing and failing in the bicameral legislature. One of the bills stood out to this writer: HB1649., which “Would require the Department of Education to train school staff to represent in a positive way health topics related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual and other sexual orientations and general identities as well as persons of color and the disabled.” That is a lot of bases to cover!

Imagine my alarm at the insanity of such a bill. Despite that, the bill was actually advancing in the House of Representatives and ultimately passed over to the Senate. How can anyone “represent in a positive way” this smorgasbord of sexual choices to be presented to our children in government schools? Middle school and high school pupils in the throes of puberty have enough trouble dealing with the rapid changes in their bodies. They don’t need to have the state school bureaucrats assault them with perverse sexual choices as though the choices were all equally legitimate. Giving them the choices listed here only invites confusion to kids in an unprecedentedly wickèd age.

How can these perverse forms of sexuality be presented in a positive light? Lesbian sex is a barren snub at the male sex. Gay sex is a disgusting snub at the female sex. Bisexual sex is indulgence in lasciviousness. Transexuality is the most monstrous because it leads to a frightening introduction to chemical interruption of puberty and surgical mutilation of the God-given body. There are puzzling questions: Queer sex hasn’t been covered? What’s intersex? A chameleon switcheroo between the two sexes? Asexuality I get: volunteer celibacy. “Other sexual orientations?” How could there be any more? Are they suggesting incest? Or perhaps bestiality? Maybe it’s necrophilia. God save our children and grandchildren!

Oh, stop the train. I want to get off!

The Hawai’i Dept. of Education actually promoted this stuff. What sort of numbskulls run that bureaucracy? They requested $2.2 million to implement it. Swell. More money down the hole to reëducate our children. Note to parents: It may be time for you to yank your kids out of the public schools and take their education into your own hands.

There was another repugnant bill introduced in the House: HB2125 “Would establish a misdemeanor offense for disrupting or interfering with the function of a school, school administration office or school board.” Witness the Loudon County, VA school board proceedings. The arrogant response of the leftist school board to concerned parents there helped elect Glenn Youngkin, the new Republican governor of Virginia. It’s clear from the wording of this bill that the Hawaii Board of Education was planning a preëmptive strike against any uppity parents who might think that indoctrinating our kids with sexual perversion was a thing to protest against. It’s likely that the Board wanted to fend off any parental defense against instruction in critical race theory.

Thankfully, a group of parents got whiff of the bills and decided to respond in protest. Rep. Bob McDermott, a former Marine and one of the few Republicans in the House, stood strong in the open-air capitol rotunda and addressed a rally of parents opposed to the controversial bills. That movement put a blessèd end to the rot as both bills very quietly died in the Senate. Phew!

from KITV coverage

Hawai’i is the most Democratic -with a capital D- state in the Union, believe it or not. Ours is the victim of one-party rule and has been for a very long time. The blue beast which is California is half and ocean away, but only in miles, not in consciousness. The psychological influence of that socialist state is unseen but certainly sensed here in our erstwhile paradise. While your state may still be immune from this sort of sexual insanity, be on your guard, for surely it won’t be long before it rears its ugly head in a capital near you.

Oh, Please!

I’ve just returned from an annual meeting and I’m miffed. I know that as an Orthodox Christian I shouldn’t get miffed. “Glory to God for all things”, I know. But you’ll have to forgive me.

What sort of annual meeting was it? I’m glad you asked that question. Let me set the stage. I live in the middle of a medium-sized city, the biggest one in my little state. My wife and I own and occupy a condo in that city. The AOAO – no, that isn’t a cheer, it’s association of apartment owners – is obligated to hold a meeting every year. Ours was this evening. We always hold it in the Methodist church hall next door to the condominium complex. Well, during the seemingly interminable pandemic there was a hiatus. During that time, apparently a new pastor was called to the church. He graciously hosted our meeting tonight, welcoming us all and helping with the sound system.

Then he gave a (non-) invocation, “since this is a church”, he said. But he did not address the (non-) prayer to any higher being, nor did he end it by saying “in the name of Jesus” or of the Trinity, as Western Christians are accustomed to doing. He just abruptly said “Amen”. Oh, please! If you are concerned about stepping on atheist toes by praying a Christian prayer, then don’t pray at all except in silence.

There are only two sexes, but there are many genders?

The young pastor also told us where the bathrooms were. The ladies’ room is over here and the men’s room is over there. And then came the kicker – “Sorry, we don’t have a non-binary restroom, but we’re working on it.” Sitting in the front row, I couldn’t help but blurt out loud, “Oh, stop it! Enough with this insanity!” Certain members of the board of directors took note. I hope that that young pastor was able to hear me loud and clear. God save him from his delusion, or God save his congregation from his influence. Amen.