Originally Published 2013/01/17
Note: History is replete with what wicked actions tyrants and scoundrels will undertake to further their cause. Using children is one of them. However to see it in the freest country on earth — where children are used as a human shields to end debate on important issues such as liberty, is one of the most vile tactics ever invented.
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Those that would use children as a human shield are generally considered either tyrants or cowards or both. The most obvious use of this immoral practice is by Islamists in the East and liberal Democrats in the West. It’s not only sad and scary it’s nothing any decent person ever wants to see, let alone have to try to confront or witness, but it’s nothing new to history. It’s a tactic all to often used today to politically bully and intimidate or even demonize the opposition for not agreeing.
Two faced liberals have perfected this shell game. They talk of tolerance and unity, civility and pluralism. They defend the views and vices of the disenfranchised or those with non-traditional views but in the blink of an eye — in a stealthly turn almost no one seems to catch — they attack their opponents as uncivil, intolerant, hateful, narrow-minded, and holding to old dusty traditions.
What these crusaders are attempting, is to impose upon the ‘unenlightened,’ a utopian vision that is not shared and they attempt to do it through various forms of word gymnastics and intimidation (political correctness and fear) or indoctrination (emotion and false premises). If that fails, history shows us they then generally use the barrel of a gun or the bayonet on its tip to gain the cooperation they desire from the unrepentant.
Like the Crusades, the left perverts the laws of nature (reason and logic) and the word of God (morality, ethics and love). The left’s utopian visions are rooted in a belief that says ‘might (or majority) makes right.’ Never under estimate those who will kill in order to impose their will of tolerance, peace and pluralism. If the shock and awe of political correctness campaign fails to frighten the masses — to turn the conscience of the unbeliever — to surrender to their threats — their iron fist waits patiently in the shadows ready to break the spirit of resistance.
Like a deadly sniper liberals, progressives and statists have been picking off our kids one at a time, day after day, through public school indoctrination, twisted revisionist history, Hollywood rot in the form of movies, music, television programming, books, magazines, and news. It is even found in the proliferation of consumerism, social media, popular culture, political propaganda, arbitrary morality and political correctness that has most recently shown itself in the form of suspending children for daring to play with toy guns, display finger guns or even express their thoughts of guns and bombs — even when expressed as stopping evil and protecting the innocent. All this is robbing children of their youth, innocence and is corrosive to the cause of liberty already eroding in America.
If this all upsets you – it’s time to start making a change in your life, your community, your state, your country. Time to get off the sidelines and into the game. Make your voice heard. Vigilance is said to be the virtue of patriots and action is the key pursuit that leads to happiness and guards the liberty that is essential to freedom. If you wish happiness and peace upon your children and the country you entrust to them you must rise above the desire to simply grumble about the trials of today and actually do something about it.
Go therefore and make disciples of others. Increase our number. Increase our strength. In numbers we find strength and in strength we increase our faith and our resolve.
You can agree or disagree, but if you do nothing, my warning is this — the beast may devour me and my kind first in order to quell the rebellion but my friend, have no doubt — you too will eventually be devour — the behemoth is no respecter of persons!
In 1994 David S. Whitley self published a 300-page softcover book titled The Conservative Directory — The Little Black Book of the Cultural Counter Revolution. The book praised by the likes of Charlton Heston, Bay Buchanan, and Joseph Farah of WND quickly sold out its first printing. He is currently mulling the idea of a second updated edition that would also be accessible online. David is a long time student of religion and politics, especially America’s founding era. His writings have been printed in many publications, including at AmericanThinker.com. He twice was an in studio guest on the Dennis Prager radio program. David is available (free of charge) to speak to your group or organization on topics of liberty through the prism of ethics, values and religion.