May 15, 2011

Ann Barnhardt: The Boston Speech.

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Hello, my name is Ann Barnhardt and I am the person who says the things that everyone else is too terrified to say.

This is the speech that I was going to deliver in Boston today, May 15, 2011 had a facility been available to me. Unfortunately, no facilities were willing to host my speech, sponsored by Rabbi Jon Hausmann, because I was deemed to be “hateful”, “bigoted” and “potentially violent”. Well, we’ll see about that.

In this speech we are going to cover a lot of intellectual and theological ground. I tend to set my goals extremely high, and this speech is no exception.


I hope to fully explain the relationship between Christians and Jews in today’s world, and show that we, and really all people of civilization and good will, are allied in a war of survival against satanic evil, manifested today by islam and Marxism.

I am also going to show how our fundamental human rights as codified in the Constitution of the United States flow directly out of the Judeo-Christian milieu and the bible.

I will then contrast this to the Marxist-islamist paradigm, and show that Marxism and islam are actually cut from exactly the same philosophical cloth.

Finally, I will discuss my personal three-point tactical plan that I will carry out should the proverbial “poop” hit the proverbial fan. My three-point plan serves not only as a system of engagement, but it simultaneously rebuts any and all accusations of “intolerance”, “bigotry” and “hatefulness”. AND I aim to do all of this in less than 30 minutes. Like I said, I’m a very high goal-setter.

The first concept we need to tackle is that of the relationship between Judaism and Christianity. There is a tremendous amount of confusion, ambiguity and bigotry flowing in both directions. There are plenty of anti-Semitic Christians who think that the Jews are the accursed killers of Christ. There are also plenty of Jews who think that Christianity despises them as a point of intrinsic doctrine. Both are completely wrong, and it is high time that someone stepped up and explained the relationship clearly and without mincing any words.

The fact of the matter is this: you show me an anti-semitic Christian, and I’ll show you a Christian who is completely and totally clueless about his faith. Sadly, in this day and age, most Christians are exactly that – CLUELESS. And that goes for everyone, Catholic, Protestant, non-denominational, all of them. If we look at the Church from an intellectual standpoint, it has already been reduced down to just a mere remnant. There are so many heresies active today that it would take a lifetime to define them all individually, so I have named them corporately. What the Church suffers from today is the Heresy of Stupidity.

Now everyone listen up, Jew, Christian, atheist – everyone.

The foundational premise of the Jewish people and of Israel is that Israel is the representative proxy for humanity. This is why the Jews are called “the chosen people”, because they are. God chose Israel to stand in representation of all people everywhere. This is an honor, but it is a taxing and dubious honor due to the Fall of Adam and Eve and the inherent tendency that all people have for sin, which is called concupiscence.

God chose Israel to stand at the fore of humanity and be the people with whom the historical narrative of Salvation History is played out. This began with a married couple, Adam and Eve, and then expanded to a family unit through Noah, then the expansion moved to the tribal level through Abraham, the national level through Moses, then to the level of a kingdom through David, and finally in the fullness of time the expansion moved beyond Israel to cover all people everywhere through Jesus Christ. BUT, the only way to fully understand God’s relationship with us as individuals is to understand God’s interaction with Israel through history.

We see in the Old Testament a continuous pattern of Israel falling away from God in sin, and God taking Israel back, many times after a required chastisement to make Israel fully appreciate the gravity of its sin. God says to Israel over and over again that He will NEVER, EVER forsake His covenant. God uses the imagery of marriage to make Israel understand that the relationship between God and Israel is not a mere legalistic contract – it is a covenant sealed in flesh. The covenant cannot be broken. It can be abused by one of the partners, but it can never be broken.

God does not walk out. God does not “get divorced”. He always has been and always will be ready and willing to take us back, forgive our indiscretions and betrayals, if we will only turn back to Him. He did it after the unfortunate incident with the golden calf at the foot of Mt. Sinai. He did it after the numerous phases in which Israel had bad kings and fell into idolatry and immorality. He did it with King David after David’s sins of the flesh.

The exuberant joy of the “honeymoon” period after Israel’s return to God was put into words by Solomon in the Song of Songs. The image of the rocky trials of the marriage relationship was put into writing by the prophet Hosea.

Every macro image of Israel presented in the Bible maps perfectly to the micro context of the individual. Every sin committed by Israel corporately is a sin I have personally committed as an individual. The worshiping of idols, the failure to trust in God’s provision, the hypocrisy, the sins of the flesh – all of them. Every single one. They all map precisely to me as an individual. And to each and every human being.

And now we move into the New Testament. There are many verses in which Jesus soundly and harshly rebukes the Jews and the Pharisees. Knowing now as we do that Israel is standing in our personal stead as the proxy representatives of humanity as a whole and as us as individuals, we need to read these words of Christ as chastisements and critiques of us individually and personally, not as a critique or condemnation of a third party.

When Christ says, “Woe to you, scribes and Pharisees, you hypocrites . . .” He is speaking directly to me. “Woe to you, Ann, you hypocrite.” When Christ says, “You are like whitewashed tombs which appear beautiful on the outside but inside are full of dead men’s bones and every kind of filth” He is speaking directly to me. I am the serpent. I am the brood of vipers. I am the liar. And if I may be so bold, so is every one of you.

The more a person thinks that Jesus is speaking not to them but only to the Jews, and then considers themselves able to sit in seething hatred of the Jews, the further from Christ they actually are. These people who read Jesus’ words as exclusive to Jews aren’t in the right ballpark, they aren’t even in the right galactic cluster. This is the Heresy of Stupidity in full bloom.

Now to ten of the most beautiful words in the New Testament. Every Jew watching this has heard these words, and probably has shuddered every time they heard them. These ten words have been twisted by stupid, ignorant people to justify horrific acts of evil against Jews for 1978 years. And many of these people have claimed to be pious Christians. Well, we’re going to fix this deal once and for all. The ten beautiful words are:

“Let His Blood be upon us and upon our children.”

These are the ten words shouted by the Jewish crowd to Pontius Pilate as he was sentencing Jesus. I repeat these words internally at every Mass, because these are the words that give hope to humanity. These are the words that open the gates of heaven. These words are the means by which our salvation is accomplished.

At every Mass, the temporally transcendent sacrifice of Calvary which is the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of Christ Himself, re-presented to God the Father by the power of God the Holy Ghost. This is accomplished through the transubstantiation of Bread and Wine as prefigured by the priest and King Melchizedek in Genesis 14. This sacrifice is the Todah sacrifice of Israel, which is the only sacrifice to be offered in the post-messianic age and for all eternity, according to ancient Rabbinic teaching. The Todah sacrifice is the sacrifice of Thanksgiving. The word “Thanksgiving” in Greek is Eucharist. The Divine Surprise to Israel and the world is that GOD provided and provides HIMSELF IN THE FLESH as the final, worthy and fully efficacious Todah sacrifice.

There is a saint called St. Gaspar del Bufalo who was an Italian priest who had mystical visions during his life. In one of St. Gaspar’s visions during a Mass, he saw angels approach the altar after the consecration of the wine into the Precious Blood. The angels took branches of hyssop and dipped them in the chalice. The angels then turned and proceeded to sprinkle the people with the Blood of Jesus, exactly the way that Aaron and all of the Levitical priests sprinkled the people of Israel with the blood of the animal sacrifices of the Old Covenant. We are literally being showered and cleansed with the Precious Blood of Jesus.

Let His Blood be upon us and upon our children.

I believe this is happening at every Mass in a dimension that we are not, at this time, able to physically see. And so TO the Jews who stood in Pilate’s courtyard as my representative, and as the representatives of all humanity, and called the Precious Blood of Jesus down upon humanity, all I can say is THANK YOU. God heard the deep, groaning cry of Israel, and answered it, even though Israel didn’t understand it themselves. And again, isn’t this exactly what I do as an individual? I lash out at God in groans of anger and despair and misunderstanding, and He hears me, and answers by transforming my anger and despair and misunderstanding into grace, through His Mercy.

In the last month and a half since I burned my Koran on YouTube, I have received a significant amount of anti-semitic email and comments left on my YouTube Channel. They are all fairly similar, but I did reply to one in particular. The man started out by complimenting my burning of the Koran and then asked, “When are you going to go after the Christkillers?” And then proceeded to launch into a typical anti-semitic diatribe, concluding that if I didn’t share in his anti-semitism, that I wasn’t really a Christian. I responded thusly:

“Sir, you are deeply confused. I killed Jesus. The Jews are merely the historical proxy for me.”

That shut him up. And I would invite all of the Jews the world over to feel free to use my reply if ever accused of being “Christkillers”. Please reply by saying, “No, Ann Barnhardt killed Christ.” Because that is the truth. I betray Him, and like Judas, I do it with a kiss.

It is ME who is whipping Him with the flagellum at the pillar. It is ME who spits on Him and laughs at Him as He carries the Cross that should be mine. It is ME who nails Him to the Cross. And it is ME who callously walks away leaving Him to die in my stead. And I do it every damn day. And yet He stays. You would think that He would eventually get to the point where He would simply say, “This is too much. I can’t do this anymore. I’m sorry it didn’t work out between us, but I think it is better that we just go our separate ways.” But no. He’s not going anywhere because it is the same with me as it is with Israel. We are in a covenant, and He will not forsake that covenant. Ever. No matter how much I deserve it. He chose to enter into it, and I am free to choose whether or not I respond to that covenant or not – just like Israel was free to drift in and out of His Grace over the centuries.

Now that we understand that Israel is the proxy for all of humanity, both on a macro scale, and on a micro, individual scale, we can now turn to the question of proper systems of human governance as revealed to Israel and recorded in scripture.

We need to start in Exodus chapter 18. Israel has just escaped Egypt and is traversing the desert toward Mt. Sanai. Moses is visited by his father-in-law, Jethro. Yes, the Jethro on the Beverly Hillbillies is named after Moses’ wifes’ father. And for very good reason, because Jethro was blessed by God with wisdom that would affect all of humanity. When Jethro arrived, Moses was sitting at the head of a huge line of people. One by one, each party would approach Moses and tell him of some sort of problem or disagreement between them that needed judgment, and one by one, Moses would judge these issues and claims. And this would go on for days, because there were hundreds of thousands of people in Israel, even at this time. Moses was judging them and governing them all alone.

When Jethro saw this he told Moses that it was “not good”. Jethro then, by the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, explained to Moses the concept of governmental subsidiarity. Jethro laid out a system whereby the people were encouraged to govern themselves in a tiered representative structure. The first tier removed from the individuals themselves was in groups of ten families. This would be the analogue of a neighborhood. The next representative tier was in goups of fifty. This would be analogue to a city or county commission. The next tier was in groups of one hundred. This would be the analog of a state legislature. The next tier would be in groups of one thousand. This would be the analogue of a national legislature. Finally came Moses himself, with Aaron at his right hand and Joshua at his left hand. This would be the equivalent of a Chief Executive with a cabinet.

Yes, our current system of representative republic governance in the United States was modeled after the Jethrine system in scripture. The big difference between The Jethrine system and our system is that in the Jethrine system, Moses personally appointed all of the representatives based upon their Godliness and good character. In our system, representatives and the Chief Executive, or President, are elected. However, the over-arching concept here is the concept of SUBSIDIARITY.

Subsidiarity is defined as the idea that a central authority should only perform those tasks which can not be performed effectively at a more immediate or local level. In other words, the most power resides with the sovereign individual, and as layers of government move away from the individual, the power structure necessarily dilutes, being tasked with those objectives that only they are capable of performing.

In the case of our federal government, those tasks would include such things as coordinating national defense, negotiating and entering international treaties and trade agreements, and perhaps most importantly, ensuring that the Rule of Law as defined in the Constitution is preserved, protected and defended throughout the chain of subsidiarity all the way back to the individual.

This concept of subsidiarity was first formally defined and codified by – GUESS WHO – the Catholic Church, although the concept existed and was understood and practiced in various ways all the way back to Jethro and Moses at the foot of Mt. Sinai. The Catholic Church has always understood subsidiarity through the life and actions of Christ Himself. Jesus Christ, the King of Kings, manifested His Kingship by submitting Himself totally and completely to his subjects, to the point of willingly dying for them, and thus doing for them the one thing that they could never do for themselves, which is make perfect atonement for their sins.

Subsidiarity is not exclusive to democracy, representative republic or parliamentary republics. Subsidiarity can be executed in many systems of governance, including hereditary monarchies. This is why Christ did not call out a specific form of governance, because He knew that many forms of governance are feasible, so long as subsidiarity is observed. History has shown us that a Godly man can reign as a king, living as a humble servant to his people. In the Old Testament Good Kings included Asa, Hezekiah and Josiah. In modern times, King St. Louis the ninth of France, King St. Stephen the first of Hungary, and King St. Casmir of Poland are examples of Godly monarchs who ruled in a spirit of subsidiarity.

As a corollary, democratic or representative republic systems do not guarantee subsidiarity, and if infiltrated and usurped by Godless, power-hungry, money-grubbing moral degerates like Barack Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, Hillary Clinton, Charles Schumer, Lindsey Graham, John McCain and all the rest, those systems will lead to totalitarianism and ultimate collapse.

That is what we are seeing happen right now. This is also why the so-called “Arab Spring” is no such thing. The totalitarianism of the Islamic political system, elevated to power, though it may be, by democracy, is still totalitarianism. So long as islam is the driving force behind ANY form of government, that government is satanic by definition, and by definition will destroy the people within it. Don’t kid yourself. The Arab Spring is the Arab Winter, because that is all it can ever be.

The Catholic Church, and many Protestant sects as well, today have been infiltrated and infested by Marxists. There is still a remnant remaining, but please understand that the infiltration and rot is DEEP. Any Catholic, from a lay person all the way up to an Archbishop or Cardinal, who proclaims Marxism, and ratifies the concentration of power in the state to redistribute wealth by force, or to elevate the importance of the collective above the dignity of the individual is a DIRTY SATANIC LIAR. Period. End of story.

And that goes not just for Catholics but any Christian or Jew, because the concept of subsidiarity was revealed at the foot of Mt. Sinai, recorded in the Torah, and demonstrated par excellence by Christ crucified on Calvary.

The argument that Christ’s call to love and serve the poor is to be achieved by dehumanizing the individual and installing a totalitarian state is satanic, serpentine manipulation. You filthy Marxist scum have been twisting and perverting the Gospel into this satanic filth for decades, and you know what? I’m ending it. Right here and right now.

You CAN NOT BE both a Christian or an observant Jew and a Marxist.

Specifically to Christians now: you cannot advocate a satanic system of governance whilst claiming to be preaching the Gospel of Christ. Nope. You have to pick. It’s either Marxism or Christ.

And so to Jeremiah Wright, Jesse Jackson, Al Sharpton, the majority of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, the majority of the Jesuit order, the majority of the United Methodist church, the majority of the Presbyterian Church USA, the majority of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, the majority of the Episcopalian Church (what little is left), and of course, the ironically named Disciples of Christ and United Church of Christ, and all of the others, CHOOSE. CHOOSE NOW. It is either Christ or Marx. If you choose Christ – great. Praise the Lord. If you choose Marx – in even the smallest way – and we all know that you will, pack your bags and get out. And we’ll be praying for you and for your conversion and return to the fold as authentic Christians. But your days of squatting in the Church are OVER.

Finally, I would like to lay out my three-point tactical plan should the Marxist-islamic poop hit the proverbial fan, which I am afraid is all but inevitable at this point.

In this portion, I would like to focus once again especially on the Jews in the audience. So far, we have established how Israel has been the proxy for humanity throughout Salvation History. Understanding that as we do, we can now see that to hate Israel is to hate humanity itself.

All we need do to confirm this is look at where the locus of anti-Semitism exists in today’s world. There are two main loci today: Marxism and islam. Both of these political systems have at their core an intrinsic hatred of the individual man. Both mask this seething hatred by wrapping themselves in a false cloak of collectivism, manifested in the call for Marxist class warfare and jihad. Both systems use the Jews as their primary scapegoat and whipping boy, blaming all problems in the world on Jews, and then calling for the “final solution” to the stumbling block to utopia that is the Jewish race.

From the Koran to Mein Kampf, the rhetoric is exactly the same: exterminate the Jews so that utopia can be achieved. But what this is at its core is a call to exterminate humanity itself, which is the ultimate goal of both Marxism and islam. If the Jews are exterminated, the rest of humanity will follow quickly, because if the Jews are exterminated, that means that there are no longer any people of good will on earth who could see and understand the representative quality of humanity itself in Israel. No one would be left to take up the banner of Christ and the Church Militant to march against the forces of evil in defense of not just Israel, but of all human life on earth. It is essential to approach, understand and see this coming war with the forces of evil through that lens.

I recently saw a video of an Islamic execution taped in the Middle East. In it, the three condemned men were bound hand and foot, standing beside an incinerator, or furnace. The men were doused with an accelerant, presumably gasoline, and then thrown alive into the incinerator, where they could be seen writhing in flames as they died in the furnace. These men were not Jews, but that is beside the point. They were human beings who ran afoul of Sharia Law.

This is what is coming. This, and executions like this, are the inevitable destination of both islam and Marxism. Hitler had his ovens. Stalin had his gulags. Mao had his execution quotas. The Khmer Rouge had their killing fields.

And so here is what I say to all people of good will, but specifically today to the Jews. If a second holocaust begins and you find yourself standing bound on the precipice of an incinerator – I’m coming.

My first tactical objective will be to come in, guns-a-blazing, and rescue you and we’ll both get out of there, and hopefully take a bunch of evil men out in the process. That is objective number one.

If that doesn’t work and I am unable to free you by force of arms, I will negotiate with the evil executioners to switch places with you. I will offer to be executed in your place, so long as you are freed. That is tactical objective number two.

If that doesn’t work, then I am going to stay and die with you.

There is no possible way that I am going to turn my back on you as you stand on the precipice of the incinerator, walk away and let you die alone and afraid and then congratulate myself on my ability to “handle and survive the situation”. No. I am going to stand beside you, I am going to throw my arms around you, and I am going hold you and tell you that I love you. I am going to make certain that the last sounds you hear ringing in your ears on this earth are the sounds of a friend telling you that you are loved, and that you are precious, and that you are not, never have been, and never will be alone. And then we will go into the incinerator together. Because I can’t think of a better way to die – with the words “I love you” on my lips. THAT is tactical objective number three.

One final question. Do you honestly believe that Barack Obama or Nancy Pelosi or Harry Reid or John Kerry or any of the Hollywood people, or Michael Moore or Keith Olbermann or Joy Behar or any of the people who would call me a venomous hate-spewing bigot would stay and die with you if it came down to that? Of course they wouldn’t and we all know this. But I am the hate monger. I’m the bigot. I am the danger to society.

Ladies and gentlemen, Western Civilization has officially jumped the shark. The words, “I love you”, delivered in sincere Christian charity are now a hate crime that warrants the suppression of free speech.

Thank you for your time.

My name is Ann Barnhardt . . . . and I love you.

Posted by Vanderleun at May 15, 2011 11:11 PM
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Wow. She is something amazing. Thanks for sharing, Gerard.

Posted by: J at May 16, 2011 4:24 PM

Thank you Ann. It is a sad day that people who speak truth such as yours are labeled as bigoted and the words classified as hate crimes. I pray that I have the courage to stand with you when the executioners come for I too fear that the day is nigh. G.d save the Republic.

Posted by: Kryppic at May 16, 2011 4:34 PM

wow.

Posted by: pdwalker at May 16, 2011 5:07 PM

My God this woman has balls. Yes!!!

Posted by: Cilla Mitchell, Galveston Texas at May 16, 2011 6:49 PM

Is Anne a modern Joan of Arc? If not, she'll do until the real one appears. Inspirational is what she is.

Posted by: Jimmy J. at May 16, 2011 9:53 PM

Whether you're religious or otherwise, given the geopolitics of today, the message is eloquent, urgent and riveting. I've reproduced the transcript on the London Spectator Coffee House Wall blog. Thank you Ann and thanks to Gerard for the txcript. It should be disseminated to the widest possible constituency. It will be interesting to see whether anyone dares fisk it. They should bottle the juice from it and sell it as a tonic. High octane rocket fuel!

Posted by: Frank P at May 17, 2011 6:08 AM

Btw - we love you too Ann - so take care!

Posted by: Frank P at May 17, 2011 6:10 AM

Boy, she's got the crazy eyes.

Posted by: Eric Blair at May 17, 2011 6:27 AM

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Yes - she could wipe out a whole squad of AQ insurgents with just that glare. Moreover, according to her, that's just her lovin' look. Imagine what she would be like, at 10 yards, all riled up and rarin' to go!

Bend over to tie your shoelaces and she could neuter you with two deftly wielded King's James's editions of the Holy Bible and finish the job off by stuffing the Koran up your jacksie, with a shout of 'Allahu Akbar' for good measure. Go girl!

Posted by: Frank P at May 17, 2011 7:32 AM

If you have not viewed the video Ann did of her Koran burn, you need to. This woman is a prophet.

Thank you for the post Gerard.

Posted by: Terry at May 17, 2011 7:54 PM

Nothing can be said that can do more for enlightenment than what a finger pointing at the moon can do for seeing the moon.

All our vaunted knowledge and creature understanding of the great mysteries of the Universe, of "G_d", fall short. All we really know is rooted in our being in our bodies which ultimately leaves us with a very finite perspective. Nonetheless, I strongly believe that embedded in the Star of David is the ultimate existential secret. Getting it out is the problem; the unending search is our lot if we have the grace to accept it. God descends into matter in order to reascend as a self realized spirit: The story of Christ.

Posted by: John Hinds at May 18, 2011 6:41 AM

Nice to see they let Ann out of the Asylum.

Posted by: Nonclueless Catholic at May 18, 2011 10:50 AM

Dear Ann Barnhardt,

The choice for Marx by so-called Christians and so-called Jews is absolutely a declaration that they are no longer Christian or Jew, but disciples of Marx. Each time I ask one of these whom I have met whether they have actually read the Communist Manifesto, they answer sheepishly no. So I obtain a copy for them -- easy to do on the Internet these days -- and the first tenet for lots of limo liberals makes them choke. No more "my" property? What? It comes as a shock to them, and this is a toe hold for further questions. Simple, basic questions. The simple fact is that the Left is blind to its own dreams because it does not understand them, but has been taught it is chic to wear a Che Guevarra t-shirt and spout platitudes. But once a few simple traps of truth are set, they can only respond in two ways. They can flee you -- for being informed, while they are not. Or they can keep talking, and perhaps learn a little more about how gullible they have been. I live and work in Europe, use this simple approach, and have overcome great "chic" Leftist prejudice by only asking them to read their own stuff. They choke on it. It is a lesson worth copying.

Best regards. Merci beaucoup. Vielen Dank. Mille grazie.

Posted by: SW at May 18, 2011 11:16 AM

What an admirable American!

Posted by: Randy at May 18, 2011 11:31 AM

Wait. This is the whackjob woman who put bacon inside the Qu'ran and then burnt it, right? Yeah, like she's a shining example of religious tolerance. Idiot.

Posted by: Nonclueless Catholic at May 18, 2011 11:32 AM

Ann, I will stand shoulder to shoulder with you… until my magazines are empty, my bayonet blade is broken in two, my body is riddled with bullets and my Tactical Bacon is exhausted….

The war brewing against the co-mingling forces of Islam and Marxism will outlast ethnic boundaries and borders, governments and secular law as it infiltrates the West and strips away the remnants of universal justice and truth upon wich all effective democratic law has been based.

Your clarity and faith-inspired sense of purpose motivates and reassures me to stand fast behind my worldview (which mirrors yours) and to increase the pace of my physical preparations and training should the inevitable balloon “go up” in my lifetime.

May God bless you and those who follow your conviction in this darkening age of evil on God’s green Earth.

May the heart of Mother America find its Judeo/Christian conscience and courage before it’s too late.

Posted by: Dave at May 18, 2011 12:11 PM

I'd put some bacon in her Koran if you know what I mean.

Posted by: Karl at May 18, 2011 12:40 PM

After saving 3000 Jews from the Holocaust, my father's memory is about to be translated into English for the first time. I am a Christian in America and working on a companion volume related to Judeo-Christian Civilization (see some previews at www.hanscalmeyer.com, and would very much like to collaborate and get feedback on all the same issues as in this speech. Ann, if you read this, please contact me asap, anyone else also welcome !

Posted by: Michael Calmeyer at May 18, 2011 12:44 PM

that said, I would like to avoid Koran-burning, just as I would like to avoid Bible-burning by our military under Obama orders to be politically correct, this is in my view nothing but marketing. I believe in marketing as I believe in Christ, but we are known by the standards of our civilization, and that one is voluntary. Where we may not compromise is in our own beliefs and traditions of running a culture of life rather than a culture of death, of free enterprise rather than fascist statism.

Posted by: Michael Calmeyer at May 18, 2011 12:49 PM

Clueless NonCatholic:

Go soak your head.

Posted by: ahem at May 18, 2011 3:41 PM

Where's the "like" button???

Posted by: wombat at May 18, 2011 6:50 PM

My heroes. Christ schindler mlk joan-of-arc churchill. Now i can add burnhardt

Posted by: donna wayt at May 18, 2011 8:38 PM

Nonclueless Catholic:

You don't "tolerate" evil, you stomp it out; you don't schmooze with with evildoers, you blow their brains out.

Get a clue before you end up having to choose the sword or allah.

Posted by: St. Thor at May 19, 2011 6:52 AM

Rumor is......the Navy Seal who took out Bin Laden was Ann Barnhardt. And she did it on her lunch break!

We love you too Ann!

Posted by: Jacques at May 21, 2011 6:15 AM

Thank you Ann. While you are shouting to the world I am shouting to cool aid drinkers in an effort to save them from yet another "Insidious Black Ops" designed to deliver unto Caesar that which he thinks is his, "the Patriots". We are on the same page in multiple books. I have been saying for quite some time, it's the Mothers who will stand this time. It's high time this nation understand that "spare the rod" is lunacy and a good many people need time out or a good old fashioned "Butt Whoopin"!

I love you too!

Posted by: TLGA in Georgia at May 21, 2011 8:32 AM

Clueless Noncatholic:

When Christians are permitted to build churches in Saudi Arabia, and to proselytize there, then you might have a case for tolerance. When Christians in Indonesia don't have to have armed guards in front of their churches to keep out potential Muslim bombers, then there might be room to say that Ann is being unreasonable. When cartoonists can make caricatures of Mohammed without fear, just as they can now of the Pope or Protestant religious figures, then I might be willing to say that Ann is going too far. Until then, I don't see anywhere that her statements are either inaccurate or out of line.

Posted by: waltj at May 22, 2011 10:06 AM

Christ schmoozed with evil doers. Also, he blew no brains out.

Christ brought a radical transformative message, but he also brought a message of inclusion and forgiveness. Much as I am a soldier and defender of the faith, Christ's message wasn't tactical.

Posted by: Wes at May 29, 2011 11:25 AM

I don't understand why I never heard of you Ann until today. It came to me in a email from a buddy that has just come home from Iraq and has had his fill of the middle east. I was surprised to see that you are a good ole Coloradon. I am not as versed on the bible but was raised Catholic
and I have never heard so much in so little space.
I had a good lesson, however, I am so upset with our country right now and I can't figure out why no-one else is and after reading the letter, I have some hope that there are people out there with a brain that can get this administration out of business and I use the word administration loosly as I believe they are just puppets being run by a very rich man that hates this country and wants to rule it HIS WAY.
I very much would like to meet you or at least talk to you thru email and then see if I can be of any help to you. I use my email and my list to enlighten the people about just this very thing, but you do it so much eloquently.

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