This blog originally founded by Blogger who holds a theological degree and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Taught Psychology for 32 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Is a board-certified psychologist and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in his profession. Ministered as a chaplain, and pastored Baptist and Episcopal churches. Publications cover the integration of psychology and theology. Served in the Army, the Merchant Marines and the Peace Corps.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

VENT PAGE 123

Vent pages are handy for posting of off-topic posts, rants, raves, rages, etc, which might not be appropriate on other threads where adults are having serious discussions. Childish rant? Need to call another poster a name? Just feel like spouting off? Or even if you have something to say and there doesn't seem to be any other logical place to say it. 

77 comments:

Sarkazein said...

My new congressman will be Dan Crenshaw. He is the Navy Seal who lost an eye from an IED but stayed in and even redeployed.
A conservative PAC calling itself "Conservative Results Matter" ran a TV ad disparaging Dan Crenshaw. All it did was inspire many to vote in the run-off for Dan. He won with 70% of the vote.

Sarkazein said...

Hillary Clinton says 'I'm really inspired by women who are making their voices heard' - and promptly snubs Cynthia Nixon to endorse Andrew Cuomo for New York governor

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5764419/Hillary-Clinton-praises-women-promptly-snubs-Cynthia-Nixon-endorse-Andrew-Cuomo.html#ixzz5GNW0rdX4

Sarkazein said...

The Left puts the old Soviet Union to shame... meaning the Left is much worst.

CLICK HERE

Blogger said...

Just returned from cruising the Thames in England. Thanks to all who carried on.

Sarkazein said...

Our country is now energy independent. Do you hear the liberal silence... it is deafening.

Wolf's Head said...

Sigh.

If only......

https://amgreatness.com/2018/06/01/president-trumps-september-surprise/

Anonymous said...

Sark,

Thanks to President Obama’s investment in Alternative Energy Sources were becoming energy independent before Conservatives started attacking alternative energy with this new corrupt Administration.

http://fortune.com/2018/02/18/renewable-energy-us-power-mix/

Sarkazein said...

Anonymous 8:07 AM- Of course that's not what the term "energy independent" means. I don't know of anyone who doesn't want alternative energy sources the same way I don't know anyone who wants to give away millions of dollars to bogus companies as happened in the windmill and solar energy world. Let's face it, Obama was no businessman.

Sarkazein said...

If the Saudis are now exporting to the US wind, sun rays, hydroelectric power and uranium then you might have something there.

Sarkazein said...

SCOTUS 7-2 says what every conservative on they blog said- you can't be fired to do something against your religion. I hope the poor baker can go after the plaintiffs in the original case and sue them until they couldn't afford a stale donut hole much less a baker's cake.

HappilyMarried ?

Sarkazein said...

on "this" blog" said-

Sarkazein said...

Liberals want to arrest a child for drawing a picture of a gun and financially ruin someone who doesn't want to draw what they want him to draw.

Sarkazein said...

Turns out the SCOTUS baker ruling was more about the state's hostility toward the baker and his religion. Imagine that, liberals being hostile toward Christianity.

Nobody said...

Watching the news shows, I've decided I really hate the straw-man argument so many in the media are putting forward regarding the SCOTUS ruling today. It's doom and gloom! People are going to use religion to broadly discriminate against gays! Today it's a cake, tomorrow it's everything. Gays won't be served in restaurants or allowed into hotels.

I know of no case where a Christian business owner broadly discriminated or desired to broadly discriminate. No true Christian would do that. In every case I have followed -- Melissa's Sweetcakes, Arlene's Flowers, and now this case -- the Christian only asked not to be MADE to participate in a gay wedding. The Masterpiece Cakeshop owner offered to sell anything else in his shop to the gay couple. The CBS Sunday Morning Show on Arlene's Flowers was especially enlightening. The florist claimed she considered the gay man a long-time friend and had sold him flowers for years, but drew the line at providing an arrangement for a gay wedding. Some friend! She wound up in court, vilified and the recipient of profane messages and death threats. (Read about Masterpiece Cakeshop and the messages/threats they received by the "tolerant" left.)

Why can't you liberals understand this??? Christians are instructed not to judge because no one is perfect -- all have sinned, including Christians. But they are ALSO instructed not to condone sin. Absolutely not to celebrate sin. The central message of Christianity is that Christ died so we could be forgiven our sins, but we must turn from them, not embrace and celebrate them. Don't try to force people of faith to engage in an action that they believe is in direct contradiction to their sincerely held beliefs.

A Christian believing that homosexuality is a sin does not mean that the Christian hates the homosexual. The homosexual does not have to accept the Christian's belief. The Christian does not have to celebrate the lifestyle of the homosexual. Civilly disagree and walk away. This has never been the goal of the radical gay movement. It has ALWAYS been about destroying the right of Christians (and Muslims and Jews) to even personally BELIEVE that homosexuality is a sin. And if you can't make them change their beliefs, make it so they can never express their beliefs, or they will face financial ruin and death threats.

Anonymous said...

Great read on SCOTUS ruling:

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/masterpiece-cakeshop-ruling-religious-liberty-victory/

Key Quote: "No, the Court did not issue the sweeping free-speech ruling that many advocates hoped for and others feared. Instead it issued a ruling that reminded state authorities that people of faith have the exact same rights — and are entitled to the exact same treatment — as people of different faith or no faith at all. And it did so in an opinion that decisively rejected the exact talking points so favored by the anti-religious left....State bullies beware, when Justice Kennedy declared in Obergefell that the First Amendment still protects religious people as they seek to teach and uphold those “principles that are so fulfilling and so central to their lives and faiths,” he meant what he said. Tolerance, it appears, is not a one-way street."

Sarkazein said...

MANAGUA, Nicaragua—A surge of violence has snuffed out economic activity and dimmed prospects to peacefully resolve a political crisis here that began as a protest against tax increases and turned into a revolt against Nicaragua’s longtime leader Daniel Ortega.

Since mid-April, more than 100 people have been killed in confrontations with police during mass protests and what human-rights groups say are paramilitary gangs aligned with Mr. Ortega’s government.

Among them were 15 people killed at a peaceful Mother’s Day protest march last month in Managua and 11 people by paramilitary groups and police in the predominantly indigenous city of Masaya this past weekend, including a 15-year-old protester who witnesses say was executed by a policewoman.

On Tuesday, violence flared in the quaint colonial city of Granada, home to hundreds of American retirees.
WSJ

Another commie hero of the American Left is a murdering thug. We knew it, but not the Goofuses of America.

Sarkazein said...

More NEWS coming about about Obama's financing of a terrorist country.

Sarkazein said...

This might explain why Obama financed the terrorist State of Iran.

CLICK HERE

Anonymous said...

It was Iran's money to begin with.

Anonymous said...

"But they are ALSO instructed not to condone sin. Absolutely not to celebrate sin."

"Christ died so we could be forgiven our sins, but we must turn from them, not embrace and celebrate them. Don't try to force people of faith to engage in an action that they believe is in direct contradiction to their sincerely held beliefs."

You "condoned", "embraced", and "celebrated" sin when you voted for Trump. No one forced you to, you did it willingly. Which corner of hell will you reside?

Nobody said...

Ah, a non-Christian who probably does not believe in a heaven or hell telling me I'm going to hell. Humorous. So you DO believe in sin now? What is sin? What is the consequence of unrepentant sin? You believe, now, that there IS a consequence sin? Is homosexuality a sin? I also love how an apparently non-believing individual has taken on the role of God as judge, with the power to condemn persons to hell.

Lots of evangelicals voted for Trump. It does not mean that they "condoned" his sin. I know this is probably too difficult for your limited thinking to comprehend, but people of faith were put in a tough spot in that election. I did not support Trump in the primaries. I liked Ben Carson (try calling me a racist again). When it came down to Trump or Hillary, the choices went like this: support a woman who had her own long list of "sins," who enabled her rapist husband to victimize women, and whose policy positions represented an existential threat to people of faith (especially with an open Supreme Court seat), OR vote for a flawed individual who stated unequivocally his support for religious FREEDOM (that word and concept liberals so despise), who talked about taking care of AMERICANS, who promised that he would improve the economy. Check, check and check.

What is it about Trump that bothers you the most? That he seems to love and care for this country? That he has helped the economy -- through deregulation, tax cuts, and demolishing Obamacare -- so that average Americans are doing better than through eight years of that miserable failure, Obama? That he supports the rule of law when it comes to immigration? Why do you hate America so much?

And finally, voting for a politician is no where CLOSE to the same as asking a Christian (or Muslim, or Jew -- I notice no gay couple has gone after Muslims and Jews yet) individual to personally participate in a wedding celebration that that individual feels is sinful. FORCING a baker to bake, decorate, and deliver the cake to the wedding reception; demanding that a photographer attend and take flattering pictures of the couple, requires a level of personal involvement not comparable to voting. No person of faith that I know who voted for Trump has said, "You know, I voted for Trump because I celebrate and condone all of his sins." That's just stupid. A vote for Trump was a vote for a candidate who said, "I hear you, and I'm going to do something about what you have told me." The other candidate just called me "deplorable" and dismissed my views, my values, and my beliefs, kind of like you do with every comment. That kind of contempt for your fellow Americans will only lead to a Trump reelection.

Anonymous said...

You'll be in the corner of hell with all of the other christian hypocrites. You know its true. Save your rationalizing sanctimony for judgement day.

Nobody said...

Ahh, impotent rage! There is nothing more entertaining! Christian hypocrite? And you think you know me well enough and can judge? By what/whose standards, pray tell! Yours? Ha! I thought liberals were all love and tolerance, not judgement! Well, right up until someone disagrees with you, refuses to bow down at the altar of your political correctness, and can effectively counter your arguments to the point you are reduced to declaring, with rabid foam in your mouth, that they are just going to the hell you don't believe in. That would be me.

Care to respond to ANY of my questions, drive-by-anonymous-accuser?

You must REALLY be a hate-filled person to toss out such judgments and accusations without backing ANY of them up or responding to hard questions.

I really am having fun with this.

Nobody said...

Tell me this -- were you REALLY angry at that Supreme Court decision on the Masterpiece Cakeshop? What made you most angry -- was it that the court, and Kennedy, who wrote the gay marriage decision, smacked you liberal fascist bullies down, or that you CANNOT make Christians swallow their religious beliefs and cater (pun intended) to your every whim? Does it really burn you up that you cannot rule over everyone else as the tyrant you know yourself to be, deep down?

Do you understand what true tolerance is? Ever thought about trying to ACTUALLY practice it?

Nobody said...

Here is a quote from the court's ruling in Obergefell, written by Kennedy:

Finally, it must be emphasized that religions, and those
who adhere to religious doctrines, may continue to advocate
with utmost, sincere conviction that, by divine precepts,
same-sex marriage should not be condoned. The
First Amendment ensures that religious organizations and
persons are given proper protection as they seek to teach
the principles that are so fulfilling and so central to their
lives and faiths, and to their own deep aspirations to
continue the family structure they have long revered.

Maybe you missed that in your celebration of sin following that ruling.

Wolf's Head said...

"You'll be in the corner of hell with all of the other christian hypocrites." angry anon

Well, SOMEONE has to be there to kick you in the balls for eternity......

Sarkazein said...

Now THAT was funny.

Anonymous said...

Yawn.

Blogger said...

Both parties seem to have a bleeding heart for the children brought here by illegals. O.K. But they need to add to the law, that any time a DACA child comes forward, their now identified illegal parents must be immediately deported

Sarkazein said...

Manifort(sp) was separated from his children this morning by the government (Judicial Branch not Executive)

Sarkazein said...

Manifort (sp) jailed without a trial.

Sarkazein said...

Liberal POV's beloved Socialism has failed so bad in Venezuela, people are standing in line and having to pay for water.

Sarkazein said...

At least with all of the great Cuban medical care guidelines Castro provided to Venezuela, the people dying of thirst and hunger will be able to be treated for dehydration and malnutrition.

Nobody said...

Sark,

Interesting you should mention this -- National Review just had an article on Venezuela and socialism:

https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/06/venezuela-economic-collapse-socialism-always-fails/

Here's my favorite passage from the article:

"But repression on the Venezuelan model is not extraneous to socialism — it is baked into the socialist cake. Lenin, Stalin, Mao, Castro (and Castro!), Ch├ávez, Maduro, Honecker, Ho Chi Minh, Pol Pot, the Kim dynasty, Shining Path: No ideology is that unlucky. Violence and oppression is not something that just happens to accompany efforts to impose political regimentation on the economy — which is to say, on private life — but is an inescapable accompaniment to it."

All Socialist states MUST develop into authoritarian regimes to accomplish their goals. Socialism = Tyranny, period.

Sarkazein said...

Nobody- Good link. We are marching into a Socialist crash at double time.

Blogger said...

Supreme Court decision on travel ban. The majority ruled on the law itself. The ditzy females on the court wanted to rule on basis of Trump’s campaign statements. Where did they find these women?

Wolf's Head said...

Yep, the Court upheld the ban. As they should have.

Hopefully, Trump will get to replace Darth Vader Ginsberg.

Blogger said...

Everybody in the Southern Hemisphere, having turned much of their half of the globe into a starving slum, is trying to make a getaway to the north. The man expected to be elected president of Mexico later this summer calls on “les miserables” of the south to migrate north to the United States, declaring it a “human right.”

“And soon, very soon — after the victory of our movement — we will defend all the migrants in the American continent and all the migrants in the world,” said Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador, who is widely expected to be elected president of Mexico next week. Migrants of the south, he told an interviewer the other day, “must leave their towns and find a life in the United States.” From Washington Times

Nobody said...

How is this not seen as an invasion??? And it's an invasion supported by the Democratic Party and liberals in America. Traitors! Access to America is not a "human right?" If so, then ALL people EVERYWHERE IN THE WORLD have this right as well. Guaranteed, once here, these people would support the same policies that turned Venezuela into the miserable failure it has become, again, with the support of the Democratic Party and liberals.

If we are being invaded, with the support of Mexico, then why not declare war? Why not {sarcastic idea to follow, for all those liberals too ignorant to realize it} invade these failed states and set up systems that have the ability to support their own peoples so they won't have to come here? Of course, that system MUST be based on individual rights, especially property rights and religious freedom, capitalism, free enterprise and NO SOCIALISM. It turned the wealthiest state in South America into a starving pit of misery in just a few decades.

Wolf's Head said...

A couple of nukes at the Isthmus of Panama would effectively cut off South America from just walking north.

Anonymous said...

When will people learn that they should know their place??

Sarkazein said...

The likely next president of Mexico is campaigning on a platform of -- leave your villages and flood the American border. He is saying Mexico is a failed country, abandon ship. He is asking Mexicans to vote for him so he can oversee the final collapse of Mexico... and he's the likely winner. He's telling his voters to leave their own country. That my fine friends is a culture not needed here in the USA. BUILD THE WALL!

Sarkazein said...

We really don't need people here who abandon their troubled country just for a higher paycheck. Mexico, for one, has 2 coasts, deepwater ports, is closer to the Panama Canal, has vast farm land, oil, minerals, resort locations, and a huge labor force (those who have still not (fled). Yet their culture is that of failure.

Nobody said...

Anonymous 5:31 - are you saying that, to oppose a flood -- millions and millions -- of poor, unskilled peoples from failed states is trying to "keep people in their place?" Do you believe that unlimited access to the United States and our tax dollars is a "human right" (and how much will that cost)? Will you answer, or are you (as I suspect) just a drive-by, single-sentence, limited thinking troll? If you have a point to make, try to justify it with a logical, thorough argument, not just a snarky one-line comment that shows no depth of thought.

Liberals are the new NAZIS AND the best they can muster is cliche thinking. You're the proof.

Wolf's Head said...

"
Anonymous said...

When will people learn that they should know their place??"

Yeah! They should pay their life savings to a coyote to smuggle them all the way to America, raping the women and forcing them to be mules for the drug cartels!

Then they can work for sub standard wages, live in crowded shacks, and when they are broken and destitute the rich Gringos can throw them to the curb and import more thanks to the Democrat Party!

What a life!



Sarkazein said...

The only thing that has changed is the outbreak Trump Derangement Syndrome

CLICK HERE

Sarkazein said...

"Five million Venezuelan bolivars is the equivalent of $1.45. It's also roughly a minimum-wage worker's entire monthly salary in the South American country.

Thanks to stunning inflation, it now takes 1 million bolivars to buy a cup of coffee in a Venezuelan cafe, Bloomberg reports. That's one-fifth of Venezuela's monthly minimum wage, and a 10,000-bill stack of Venezuela's most common bank note, the 100-bolivar bill."- THE WEEK

But they get free healthcare.

Nobody said...

So now the radical left is calling to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE)? The U.S. federal government should not be able to arrest and deport people here illegally, at all? Madness, sheer madness! How can anyone take these idiots seriously? After 2001, the concern was that there were millions -- approximately 12 million -- people here illegally, many who had overstayed their visas, like those that hijacked the planes. If only 1% of those 12 million posed a threat, that would mean there were potentially 120,000 threats in the country, and now the radical liberals want to do away with the government agency responsible for discovering, arresting, trying and deporting illegal aliens?

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/06/28/dem-congresswoman-among-anti-trump-protesters-arrested-inside-capitol-office-building.html

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/06/27/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-win-stuns-democrats-puts-new-attention-on-pelosi.html

These people CANNOT be trusted with control of ANY part of government. Their ideas are dangerously naive.

Anonymous said...

Which southern border crossing did the Maryland terrorist pass?

Sarkazein said...

A HHS whistleblower says Obama tried to coverup the releasing of illegal alien children to criminals. He says he was covering it up for optics. Hundreds of children could have been let out of their cages by Obama and sent away with pedophiles and sex traffickers.

Nobody said...

Anonymous,

You are a moron! Where in my comment did I say all threats are from the southern border? Neither did I say that all aliens are threats, for that matter. With every comment you make you demonstrate your ignorance.

Care to respond to ANY of the questions I posited on June 27, or are okay with being proven to be a limited thinking, single sentence troll? You demonstrate no depth of thought and no ability to put forward a well-thought out argument. You are the proof that liberals are incompetent and should never be trusted with power -- THANKS FOR POSTING!

Sarkazein said...

Anonymous 9:09 PM assumes because the murderer's sir name is Ramos that he must be an illegal alien.

Anonymous said...

You're right. It was a trick question. He didn't cross the southern border. He was just another pathetic, cowardly, mentally ill, white nationalist, trump supporter, with a gun, that shot and terrorized innocent, unarmed people.

Thank goodness, for you, that kind of terrorism is white and homegrown because you will accept that. Immigrants do the kind of crimes that scares you.

Sarkazein said...

Anonymous 8:19 AM- Is Whitey keeping you down? Do you see other Blacks who are doctors, lawyers, engineers, judges, business owners, scout leaders, educators, career high ranking military officers and enlisted ranks, police chiefs, mayors, elected officials and you think they are just a figment of the Right's imagination?

One selfish reason I like your defeatist attitude is you are no competition in the business world. You fail because Whitey has already whooped your ass and there is no reason for you to even get off the porch or even try to run with the big dogs. You will rely on government instead. I heard a guy on the radio say-- "Big government, small people. Small government, big people". You have to stand on a step stool to reach the top of the curb. The Democrat Party not only agrees with you, they insist you keep your status quo.

Nice try on the "it was a trick question" thing. You were busted in your obvious projection. I would say -- be a man and admit it, but we know it is sooo hard for you to hear way way down there in the gutter where decades of Democrat leadership has insisted you remain.

Anonymous said...

"Do you see other Blacks who are doctors, lawyers, engineers, judges, business owners, scout leaders, educators, career high ranking military officers and enlisted ranks, police chiefs, mayors, elected officials and you think they are just a figment of the Right's imagination?"

They haven't shot up churches, newsrooms, schools, or any of the other 154 mass shootings that whiteys have done. That's not imaginary.

guy faulkes said...

Goofus, It is my belief that there are more black people killed by blacks in Chicago in one summer than there have been in "mass shootings: covering the last several years. When I get time, I will see what the numbers are.

Sarkazein said...

Annoyance- I don't see what that has to do with anything, but now that you bring it up... Colin Ferguson and the DC Sniper. Do you EVER gat anything right?

Wolf's Head said...

Knew it.

https://nypost.com/2016/06/09/science-says-liberal-beliefs-are-linked-to-pyschotic-traits/

It demonstrated here every day by our leftist posters.

Sarkazein said...

Get... not "gat"

Sarkazein said...

Wolf'sHead- I wonder if the article you linked proving liberals are psychotic relates in any way to their distain for the individual.

Sarkazein said...

Oh, and here you go Anonymous Moron--- this is a list of other Black mass murderers. Still not sure why you think it is because of their race.

PULL TRIGGER HERE

Wolf's Head said...

Sark, Of course!

The left has gone from triumphing the individual, to triumphing the State, the 'Collective'

Look at the hippies of the 60's constantly praising the individual against the State, against the 'Man'.

Today, they ARE the man.

The left are morally and intellectually corrupt Control Freaks.

They wish to control EVERYTHING about your life.

Sarkazein said...

Amen! And they ain't likin' the current threat to their authoritarianism.

Sarkazein said...

The Obamas hated Texas. Mrs Trump does not hate Texas

DANGED!

Anonymous said...

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/07/01/idaho-stabbing-boise-refugees/748958002/

Sarkazein said...

Update to the above Anonymous 12:29 PM story---- Here is a picture of the suspect in the mass murder knife attack of presumably innocent people.

CLICK HERE

Sarkazein said...

CLICK HERE

Wolf's Head said...

Just walk away.....

https://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/07/01/watch-walkaway-movement-to-abandon-liberalism-goes-viral/

Sarkazein said...

#JustWalkAway should attract the liberal Anonymouses on this blog.

Sarkazein said...

I suggest the Liberal Anonymouses Google "Muslim Fulani herdsmen"

Wolf's Head said...

Trump brings a black man to tears with his policies...

https://freenorthcarolina.blogspot.com/2018/07/im-literally-in-tears-right-now-because.html

Sarkazein said...

Trump to interview Obama for Supreme Court Justice

CLICK HERE

Blogger said...

Nobody should be the least bit surprised that the Left wants to abolish ICE. ICE is getting too efficient in cutting into the Left’s recruitment base of the low functioning.

Blogger said...

HHS director announces DNA tests for illegal aliens before they hand a child over to someone who may not be the parent and could be a danger to the child. But watch the crazies twist the announcement.

Anonymous said...

You can sleep better tonight. Winning.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2018/07/07/mike-pompeo-north-korea-denuclearization-trump-kim-jong-un/765232002/

Sarkazein said...

Make Kim say "Uncle Donald".

Sarkazein said...

Blogger 10:29 PM- A Border Agent in an interview said about 80% of the "family separations" are not the children's parents. I commented earlier about the whistleblower during the Obama years who talked about children being released to people who were not their parents and were possibly criminals. Obama tried to cover it up.