Obama & Hillary: Call Christians Murdered in Sri Lanka Easter Worshipers

On this years Easter Weekend a Muslim Terrorist Group bombed several locations in Sri Lanka, killing hundreds of people in the process. The story continues to develop but so far Muslim Suicide Bombers took the lives of over 300 and wounded more than 400 after their attacks on three hotels, a housing complex, and three churches. A majority were killed attending church for Easter Sunday Service, Sri Lanka’s Government suspects that the Islamist terror group behind the attacks are called the National Thowfeek Jamaath. Among those killed or injured some happened to be tourists visiting Sri Lanka including Americans. After the attacks many rushed to social media to denounce the attacks against Catholics and Christians in Sri Lanka but Obama, Clinton, and other democrats including those who want to run for our 2020 presidential election refuse to identify the victims as such.

Former President Obama, Hilary Clinton, Julian Castro, Elizabeth Warren and other democrats referred to the victims of Sri Lanka this weekend as “Easter Worshipers”. It’s almost as if they couldn’t find that one simple word to describe these “Easter worshipers”… if only their was one word to describe them. Even ABC News and Main Stream media have decided to token the term “Easter Worshipers” just to avoid using the C word that apparently frightens them so much. I mean why is it that even Homeland Security refuses to acknowledge that Christians were murdered?

None of these Democrats have ever had an issue calling attacks on Muslims exactly what it is, an attack on Muslims or Islamophobia. Countless of times have they voiced themselves when it comes to the Islamic community and many times have they came to its defense. Granted, no one deserves this but to ignore the community that this effects by calling them Easter Worshipers really shows you what kind of people they are. There’s never been a time where Hillary or Obama referred to the Muslim community as the “Hijab Worshipers” or the “Ramadan Worshipers”. Why is it that they couldn’t bring themselves to simply say Christians, it was Christians and Catholics who were attacked and have been seeing a huge growth in persecution specifically by Muslim Terrorist groups all around the world. Christians are the highest persecuted Group around the world, but also the most ignored.

I’m not sure about you but as a Christian I find it very disrespectful to call us Easter Worshipers. I and no other Christian worships Easter, we worship Jesus Christ. After all the lives that were lost and all the people who were injured you dare to write a tweet referring to them as Easter Worshipers just to act like you care about Christians? The sad part is, these tweets look almost as if they were all on face-time group chat, one of them said “oh yeah, add Easter Worshipers so we won’t have to mention Christianity” and boom the tweets were formed. It’s just so ironic how all these tweets use the same phrase and say the same exact thing with different structure. You ever “copy” your friends essay but change up a few words, well there it is in these tweets. Democrats, you could try to ignore the fact that Christian persecution is real and its happening almost daily all you want but “Easter Worshipers”…Really… that’s just Shameful. I rather they not have said anything, none of you have ever fought against christian persecution don’t start acting like you care now just because the news is trending.

Honestly though, was there a memo sent out that the world should know about because the statistics behind all of this being accidental.. I’m pretty sure is close to some type of negative number. I guess that the left must believe that this is just another case of, some people who did something, to Easter Worshipers.

Written by Emmanuel Matos

What the Catholic Church Teaches Regarding Capital Punishment

By Penny Hoffmann

Capital punishment is a controversial ethical issue and has been for a long time. In Australia, there has been a recent ressurection of the desire to have the death penalty, and in response Catholic organisations in Australia and worldwide have a history of speaking in private and public arenas concerning this ethical issue. But what is an ethical issue, and what are the guiding principles that inform the Catholic perspective?

Ethics shape one’s values and are what people strive to believe in and put into practice in their everyday lives.

The Catholic Church’s values are shaped by the ethical teachings present in the Bible and authoritative texts and figures. A main ethical concept of the Catholic Church is the Consistent Ethic of Life, which can be explained by Jesus’ “Seemless Garment” where one can not be partly pro life, but instead fully pro-life for every ethical issue where life is relative.

The Consistent Ethic of Life is seen through the Church’s Principles of Catholic Social Teaching which include the Dignity of the Human Person, the Stewardship of Creation, Preferential Option for the Poor, the Common Good, Solidarity, and others. These guiding principles inform the Catholic perspective on ethical issues.

The Principles of Catholic Social Teaching that are applicable to the Church’s teachings on capital punishment include the Dignity of the Human Person and the Common Good. Regardless of age, sex, gender, crime, or anything else, one does not lose their dignity.

Branching from these Principles, other remonstrations that form the Church’s stance on capital punishment include that the death penalty does not allow time for people to repent, there may be judicial errors where someone who is innocent is sentenced to the death penalty, it is not a useful deterrent because criminals may assume that they will not be caught, there have been countless studies that prove that capital punishment is ineffective, and that capital punishment is done by humans instead of God.

Despite the Catholic Church’s teachings, there is still support within the Catholic community for capital punishment:

“Tiniest of cracks were used by Catholic death penalty advocates from Nebraska to the Philippines to claim that the church was not against it”.

The Catholic Church has undergone most of its change concerning the teachings on capital punishment over the last fifty years. For centuries, “the Church has allowed the death penalty for extreme cases”. However, Catholic authoritative figures such as Popes have declared that these extreme cases are so rare that there may as well be none and that there need not be support for it, and that “tiniest of cracks were used by Catholic death penalty advocates from Nebraska to the Philippines to claim that the church was not against it”.

According to the new teaching in the universal Catechism:

 “The Church teaches, in the light of the Gospel, that the death penalty is inadmissible because it is an attack on the Inviolability and Dignity of the Person and she works with determination for its abolition worldwide”.

According to an ABC news article published in August last year, in an accompanying letter that explained the amended stance, the head of the Vatican’s doctrine office stated that the Church’s position on capital punishment was an evolution of prior teaching and that it did not contradict past teachings.

An argument that is commonly used by those who do not find the dignity of a human person important is that criminals who murder do not display that they find the dignity of their victims important, so this cancels out their own life.

There are some situations and contexts which make following the Catholic teachings regarding capital punishment challenging to follow. An example is witnessing a criminal have no remorse for the most serious crimes such as murder. The church responds with teachings that these criminals may repent in the future and that God delivers justice to all.

In a secular world, the Catholic Church provides effective guidance regarding their teachings on capital punishment due to their presence in as many platforms as they can to promote Catholic teachings. These platforms include, but are not limited to, church, protests, blogs, social media, and the news.

Huge Twitter war after incident between Catholic MAGA hat pro-life kids and black Hebrew Israelites turns sour

By Penny Hoffmann

The image of Covington students and the school has been tarnished by the mainstream media. The Covington Catholic Diocese stands against the destruction of their reputation from the fake news reporting of the incident.

Covington students have received death threats and bomb threats against the school.

In a video of the interaction between black Hebrew Israelites and Covington students, Covington students were called “dirty ass crackers”, “child molester faggots”, “evil white racists” and “future school shooters”.

The media is and has been investigating and trying to expose the school. Media organisations, as well as famous celebrities and others, are desperately searching for any material that paints a negative image of the Covington boys.

Some media organisations have taken down their misleading articles about the situation, whilst others have not.

There is also an absence of an LGBT+ reaction regarding the black Hebrew Israelite who said homosexuals should not have rights.

Many prominent figures have been involved in a large Twitter brawl over the situation.

Some have even deleted their tweets and apologized for being misleading and inappropriate towards the students and school.

Here are some examples of the Twitter brawl:

Bishop Talbert Swan, a pastor, prelate, author, talk show host, and chaplain, says that being insulted by the Hebrew Israelites does not provide justification for the Covington students “harrassing the Native American”:

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National Rifle Association member, conservative writer and editor for TFP Carmine Sabia called out Allison Stiles for “going into hiding” when she “got called out” for “talking smack on the #CovingtonBoys”:

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Trump supporter and political activist Cassandra Fairbanks stated that a protest was scheduled at Covington High School, and that it was not clear if classes would be cancelled. Fairbanks also called out Donald Trump for tweeting about baseball whilst “ignoring #CovingtonCatholic”:

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Former U.S army whistleblower, transgender activist and 2018 Senate candidate Chelsea Manning tweeted about the situation:

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U.S freelance journalist, political activist and commentator CJ Pearson shared a Change.Org petition in support of the Covington boys:

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Pearson also stated that “we are getting new submissions every 30 seconds. Every member of the media who defamed, slandered, and doxxed the #CovingtonBoys on Twitter will be served. Each and every tweet will be archived and turned over to the students’ legal counsel”.

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Daniel P. Horan, author, Franciscan Friar of Holy Name Province in New York, columnist, and assistant professor at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, tweeted in support of Nathan Phillips:

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Dean Cain, an American actor, television host and producer, criticized the media who misrepresented the details of the protest:

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Debra Messing, an American actress, retweeted a video of the Covington boys and called them “assholes”:

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She also called Nick Sandmann, the Covington boy who is known for his smirk whilst in the face of an approaching African American protester hitting a drum near his face, a “mocking, condescending, disrespecting, asshole”.

The Covington Diocese and Covington Catholic High School released a statement condemning behavior, extending “deepest apologies to Mr. Philips” and promising to take “appropriate action, up to and including expulsion”.

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The Sandmann family released a statement:

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National Review, “leading conservative magazine and website”, posted this article which was later taken down:

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Roman Catholic Priest, CNN religion commentator, author, playwright and chaplain Father Edward Beck does not condone the behavior of the Covington boys:

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American Roman Catholic priest and national director of Priests for Life Friar Frank Pavone advised praise and respect for the boys for protesting abortion, while offering some criticism of his side:

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Jacob Wohl, former columnist of The Gateway Pundit, conspiracy theorist and Trump supporter, advised the public to not believe the mainstream media on the case:

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Writer for The Resurgent, small business owner and author Ed Willing retweeted British chef and television presenter James Martin’s tweet. Willing did not claim to take sides for or against anyone:

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James Hanson, president of Security Studies Group and former member of the U.S Army Special Forces and author, states that CNN has “no credibility on the truth” and shames those who smeared the Covington boys:

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Khaled Beudoun, leading scholar on islamophobia, national security, anti terrorism law and civil liberties states that whites, because of their skin colour, are presumed to be innocent:

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Mark Dice, American Youtuber, conspiracy theorist and author, says the “black supremacists got a free pass from the whole mess”:

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British political journalist, broadcaster and author Mehdi Hasan retweeted a a post that claims to have evidence that “strengthens African-American protester Mr. Nathan Philips’ account of what happened toward the conclusion” of the march:

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Oliver Willis, an author, writer at Shareblue Media, called the Covington boys racist:

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Louisiana lawyer Sonia Gupta discussed Nick’s smirk:

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Nick Sandmann issued a statement regarding the incident:

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American author, journalist and cartoonist Jake Tapper says the media “got this one completely wrong”:

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Spandan Chakrabarti, editor-in-chief of the political blog The Peoples View, says “the media will stop at nothing to protect white male privilege”:

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U.S president Donald Trump says the “Covington Catholic students were treated unfairly”:

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Jack Morrissey, a film producer who has helped create Beauty and the Beast and movies from Twilight, tweeted an image of MAGA kids being pushed into a woodchipper:

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Morrissey then issued an apology for the image:

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Kathy Griffin, an American comedian and actress who is known for her severed Trump head photo, accused Covington basketball players of doing a nazi salute. She later deleted the tweet:

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Griffin also called for the Covington kids to be named and shamed:

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“Dirty-ass crackers”: What does the term “cracker” mean and where does it originate?

By Penny Hoffmann

Recently we have seen the term “cracker” used again by a black Hebrew Israelite during the recent scandal where Catholic MAGA hat pro-life teenagers were confronted by African Americans who are members of the Black Hebrew Israelites, a hate group that is becoming “more militant” according to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SLPC).

The SPLC states that “around the country, thousands of men and women have joined black supremacist groups on the extremist fringe of the Hebrew Israelite movement, a black nationalist theology that dates to the 19th century.”

The exact quote that was directed towards the mostly white pro-life protesters by one of the black Hebrew Israelites was “you got all these dirty-ass crackers behind you with a red Make America Great Again hat on.”

This occurred when when a pro-life protest which that featured Kentucky high school students who were waiting to catch a bus and collided with the Indigenous Peoples March outside the Lincoln Memorial.

So, what does the term “cracker” mean?

The Mirriam-Webster dictionary states that “cracker” can have an offensive meaning.  It can be “used as an insulting and contemptuous term for a poor, white, usually Southern person”. It can be used to describe “a native or resident of Florida or Georgia”. Thus, by this definition it is a racial term as it is specificially about whites, but by extension it is a classist term due to it regarding poor whites.

Dana Ste. Claire, a Floridian historian and anthropologist, wrote a book about this term. According to her, “cracker” first appeared in a play from around the 1590’s called “King John” that referred to Scots-Irish people who were deemed self-important and unpleasant:

“What craker is this same that deafs our ears with this abundance of superfluous breath?”

The term then followed Scots-Irish people when they immigrated to America.

In the late 1800’s, it was used to describe poor white American southerners. It is said that the term refers to these white people during the slave trade when they cracked whips to discipline slaves. Dana explains further that it is important to note that few poor white southerners owned slaves, but many condoned the slave trade in other ways, and that these poor white southerners would most-likely crack the whip over livestock in general.

In the 1940’s, “cracker” was used as a racial slur mainly by inner city black people who fled from north American racism to describe bigoted white people.

In more recent times, the term has expanded in it’s meaning by some people derogatorily to include any white person who, just by being white, threaten people of colour.