What Are Our Founding Values?

BY Herschel Smith
9 months ago


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  1. On July 15, 2020 at 10:44 am, scott s. said:

    House appropriation committee voted out HR 7612 2021 Interior Appropriations bill. Bill includes language requiring removal of all confederate commemorative items in National Parks. This means all the battle monuments in National Historic Parks like Vicksburg, Shiloh, and Gettysburg for the confederate units and leaders must be removed if this bill gets enacted as-is.

  2. On July 15, 2020 at 11:56 am, Fred said:

    They are not tearing down “their own” statues. They hate your history, they are communists. They are not “retarded.” No, they are not “stupid.” They are not useful idiots. Antifa has a merit based advancement system. They are very well organized and funded and motivated. They are preparing to bulldoze you into trenches. Those most successful “useful idiots” at destroying you will be your master one day, at the local or state level intelligence and compliance divisions. You guys need to get your act together and fast. You don’t even understand the basics of what is being done and why and by who.

    He starts out by saying that he is being instructed to recognize the wrong arguments. He needs a new teacher.

    I have tried to watch this guys vids but it’s just too frustrating. This is not a personal attack against him, nor an attempt to elevate myself. His mind is just too disorganized. When making vids, he needs to make a list of his ideas and stick to the list, more or less.

    And he’s still cussing. Rex, stop cussing! Arrest your mind; bring into captivity every thought to the obedience of Christ. 2 Corinthians 10:5

    Brotherly suggestions, Rex.

  3. On July 15, 2020 at 12:48 pm, MTHead said:

    I think we should all heed and follow the words of the third person in line to enforce our nations laws. (House speaker Nancy Pelosi) when asked about people destroying our history. “People do what they do”.
    Well, Okie Odie then, Nancy, hold that thought.

  4. On July 15, 2020 at 4:45 pm, penses said:

    A HARD PLACE (UN, ANTIFA, BLM, LA RAZA, MBH, CAIR, MS13)

    (you are here)

    A ROCK (DEEP STATE, DOJ, FBI, DEA, DHS, BATF, DOD, Local police and sheriffs)

  5. On July 15, 2020 at 5:01 pm, Jeff (Va.Rebel) said:

    Fred – as a fellow servant of Christ, may I address you ? I’ve been reading on this site for quite some time but until now have never commented. I too don’t agree 100 % with everything Rex always has to say, but do any of us always see exactly eye to eye even with Christian brethren ? I’ve not got everything figured out – do you (or any of us) ? But the point is … are we willing to listen / contemplate what brethren say and then run it thru the Word to see if it holds water ?

    It boiled my blood initially also when they started tearing down statues but that scripture came to my mind too. I thoroughly understand that it is a hatred of our very existence that will eventually move them to seek our total destruction and this is only the initial smell of the blood lust to come playing out – but it’s waking (and riling) folks up, aint it (although it can be argued that the blood lust has been ongoing for many years) ? They truly are only useful idiots being played by controllers they don’t even recognize (and isn’t it really God who uses them to correct His people). The tactic of using an enemy to destroy an enemy – Acts 17 : 5 – 7 . There is nothing new under the sun.

    Brother Fred, I single you out but if any can benefit from my words, those of Rex, yours or any other, let them hear. I state now that I have been in this fight since the mid 80’s only to show I’m no Johnny come lately having no crust or scars to signify my expended efforts. I’ve been down many dead end roads in my quest, lost friends and family but Christ assured us if we (truly) seek, we would find. How bad do we want it ? I say in defense of Rex – have you ever tried to get truth across to folks in the short attention span they will allot you ? Where does one even start with all that needs saying (the reasoning perhaps why he jumps around so much – too many irons of thought in the fire) ? We all will fall short and miss points needing stated but the quest / the duty to keep your hand to the plough falls to the individual. And I’d be much more inclined to listen to a fellow salty brother, a bit rough around the edges in word and mannerisms, than some powdery smelling stiff collar in a suit ‘n tie with soft woman hands who has never been thru the grinder of life.

    I submit that we are more humanistic and ensnarled in our Babylonian ways than we even contemplate. And that would include those of us calling ourselves Christians. To think otherwise is to underestimate your enemy. They know wherein comes the true power for our resistance and ultimate victory, therefore controlled / infiltrated “religion is the opiate of the masses”. Truth comes bit by bit and line upon line, but if it is rejected out of hand right at the starting gate because our hearts say it doesn’t “feel” right (a token of effeminacy I might add) … what can we expect ? “They” knew this day would come and have preempted it by teaching us to react with our hearts in an emotional manner. What sayeth the Word about that ?

    We do not understand that the Word is written about, for and to one lineage of people. We have not rightly identified the characters therein, nor the locales involved. “They” understand though and have effectively used that info against us. Can others benefit from obedience to the Word ? Of course they can but that does not negate the parameters God Himself has set in stone – no matter how we might wish it otherwise. Remember the parable of the wide vs. narrow gate … they are ALL striving to follow Christ. Sinner vs. believer is not the point Christ was making.

    The battle of Jacob / Israel vs. Esau rages on to this day yet most do not even see it for what it is. We blame a “satan” for all the evil. Do we understand this is but another false god we deify by our admission of “his” existence ? Satan is a hebrew word meaning adversary they capitalized and made into an entity. Lucifer is used only once in scripture (Isaiah 14 I believe) and it plainly shows it corresponds to the king of ancient babylon. The scripture in Revelation that speaks of the “devil and his angels” cast out of Heaven – think brother ! John saw visions representative of things. Do we really believe Heaven, the abode of God Almighty is so imperfect to be subject to a rebellion of His angels ? How can we ever trust that it wouldn’t happen again (of course I speak sarcastically) ?

    Yes, time grows short and we must awaken our people to their identity, to their duties and to the lies which have been foisted upon us for far too long. I do not seek a return to our constitutional ways but to the ways of our Heavenly Father who alone knows best. Yes, I initially studied the Word and the constitution but soon realized a double minded man is unstable in all his ways. Will we serve God or man ?

    My apologies for so long a first post, if Mr. Smith even sees fit for it to be posted. And no hard feelings intended Fred. None of us (including myself) have or ever will reach the plateau where we have no further need of study and further seeking. My words and exhortations are meant in brotherly fashion and a longing for others to likewise embrace His Truth.

    Jesus said to pray in this fashion – “Our Father which art in Heaven, hallowed be thy Name. Thy Kingdom come, thy will be done – ON EARTH … !”

    “Through much tribulation we must enter the Kingdom”

    We are in the New Jerusalem (as of yet perfected) and do not even realize it. Jesus cursed and forsaked the old land of Israel 2000 years ago but yet we look for prophecy to be fulfilled there, while all the time it has been ongoing right here before our eyes.

    (he climbs down off his stump …)

  6. On July 15, 2020 at 8:52 pm, penses said:

    Fred said: “When making vids, he needs to make a list of his ideas and stick to the list…”

    Argument: a statement or set of statements that you use in order to try to convince people that your opinion about something is correct.

    Rant: talk loudly or angrily, and exaggerate or say foolish things.

    He needs to learn the difference.

    ?”A fighter jet shoots off flares”? “sigh”

    I hit the stop button at “dig this.”

  7. On July 15, 2020 at 9:01 pm, Fred said:

    @Jeff, thank you for addressing me and finally commenting. First of all, I don’t care about the statues and didn’t mention them. I’m not angry, I’m assertive, it’s why nobody likes me. I’m concerned about the lack of proper intel and analysis of Antifa. You repeated the mistake. Antifa are not useful idiots. Those that do the most damage and kill the most, are the most violent and vindictive and ruthless, and show promise at leadership based upon actually followers will be promoted and when they win the coming war those mass murderers will be in charge of special police and intelligence and enforcement units. Same as soviet Russia and Germany. You don’t understand them and neither does Rex.

    I too dislike Christians handing over the awesome power that God has given us to Religionists, Zionists, the “devil”, and the State. There is nothing stopping us but ourselves at the hands of willfully bad teaching. “…beware of the leaven of the Pharisees and of the Sadducees.”

    Your last paragraph I completely agree with.

  8. On July 15, 2020 at 9:06 pm, Fred said:

    He is my brother in Christ. I’m not angry nor insulting him. There is no reason to pile on or defend him. I stand by my suggestions.

  9. On July 15, 2020 at 11:12 pm, Jeff (Va.Rebel) said:

    No insult taken Fred – thanks for your response. “Come and let us reason together” is an admonition I take to heart. As well as “be as wise as serpents and harmless as doves”. They are idiots for being used as such but no I do not underestimate their capacity for evil. To do so would be foolish. As the old preacher once said (in regards to Rex’s messages or anyone’s who proclaims to work the vineyard) – we chew the meat and spit the bones. There is some good to be found everywhere.

    Must now scoot over to the article about Pense’s timely comment regarding the rock and the hard place … a view I’ve often stated in speaking with others. The battle on 2 fronts which regrettably is really one. I’ve really enjoyed everyone’s comments on this site as much as Herschel’s posts ! Thanks to all for their input and efforts. May Christ ever guide and watch over His own.

  10. On July 16, 2020 at 6:18 am, penses said:

    “Thou shalt not make unto thee any graven image”–I AM that I AM

    Historical documents are conclusive. From Washington to George Patton Christian warriors have stated emphatically that they did not want monuments or memorials placed in public in their name. Unfortunately, a nation that was no longer Christian (having converted to judeaochruchianity by the Guilded Age) decided to ignore the requests of honorable men and proceeded to make graven images in their “honor.” Blasphemy.

    The “monuments” that were never wanted are being torn down. Marble, cast iron, steel and copper are not your heritage. The memories of these heroes is. So honor those men in remembrance, not by ranting and raving over the destruction of the idolatrous graven images, but by passing on the Christian principles they professed and honoring their fight for freedom to your children. Impart to your descendants the deeds done by these men and the Christian women that stood with them based on God’s word.

    This is one of those “you can’t see the forrest for the trees” moments. Just as the Golden Calf was destroyed, these monuments are coming down for a good reason. It is also a good time to pause and reflect on what is really important, not the graven images, but what your Christian ancestors stood for. A total lack of leadership from the very top (down to the dog catcher that tells you to call the Game and Fish Department because he is to lazy to do his job) means every individual Christian is going to have to up his game. This website is a good place to access and learn the fundamentals of a warrior (soldiers are a dime a dozen) and the reason why: I AM that I AM.

  11. On July 16, 2020 at 8:26 am, Fred said:

    @Jeff, ok, if you say that Antifa are fools in the eyes of God then yes. I maintain that they are not useful idiots to men. They are the future of this country, and are NOT idiotic except that dictionaries conflate foolishness with idiocy, but my Bible does not. A mental deficiency and foolishness are not the same thing according to my King James Holy Bible. They are not mentally deficient in any manner. They know what they want, have a plan, and structure, and are carrying it out. This is not idiocy at all. When we call them idiots we remove the Bible fact of evil. They are evil, not mentally deficient. When you call an evil, an idiot you run the risk of excusing it, for the retarded know not what they do, but Antiifa does know what they are doing, and they are not stupid nor idiotic, nor any of the other adjectives that Rex used. Not only that, they are systematically evil.

    Same thing when you call a president or mayor stupid. You run the risk of excusing their sin and tyranny that is willful on their part. Same, same.

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