Archive for February, 2011

02/26/2011

Christians Out: Sins IN

by James Jett
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Convinced that a large segment of the population want us to violate every sin listed in the bible. Engage in sex in the street like dogs, Invade churches and make demand when the church publish it stand against sins. Some are planning violence if intimidation fails. Their goal is to get (Christian, not religion) out of the United States, for ever. I have monitored the last forty years and noticed that the incidents are increasing.

An example, in a businessmen club, we meet at noon every Thursday. If you arrive late from the office due to traffic and get to the meeting, on time, but last. The President will greet you by name and ask you to bless the food. About thirty years ago, I walked in the door and asked to bless the food. At the end of the blessing, I said “in Jesus name”. Yes, I was aware that others blessed the food by starting with “Lord bless this food “——and not, “in Jesus name”, at the end, no problem.

After the meeting I walked out the room and a lawyer was waiting, (also a member) and he said, as I looked at him looking at me, “I want to ask you a question” I said “yes” and he said “why do you always say JESUS when you bless the food, it is insulting to me. I looked at him and asked, “do you believe in God? He answer”yes” or maybe he said “of course” I said “you serve your God the way that please you, and I will serve my God to please Him.”This is not unusual behavior: Christians can not pray in public even if they are in the park assembly for fellowship. Some people question your right to wear a Cross on your Lapel. And it is very easy to find your self in a group and be asked to leave if you quote the Bible or said Lord or Jesus.

Is this the beginning of prosecution? Ask your Church Leaders or read the Bible to get the answer you are please with. For me, the answer is yes, and it will grow increasingly until we take action to stop it. How can we stop it? With the power we process as Christians, the power of pray, the power to assembly with contact via the internet, With the power of money, “the total income of American church-goers is $5.2 trillion” (That’s more than five thousand billion dollars) “it would take just a little over 1 percent of the income of American Christians to lift the poorest one billion people in the world out of extreme poverty”. (I Google it)

In meeting, some say Christians are too meek to take action, maybe true, but let me tell you what I believe. Meekness is power under control: Jesus Christ was Meek, yet he control the sea, sickness everything. Other say we (Christians) are afraid: fear is a safety factor a gift from God to men, that often time is his reason for being alive. But fear should be controlled. God did not give me a spirit of fear!

 

 

 

 

 

02/16/2011

Your Car, Your Gun or Both

by James Jett

The large number of people demanding the country enact gun control so we can finally stop killing ourselves and other. Probable well-meaning, concern citizens, looking out for the safety of others living  in this country. Aware of a willing media, they demand that the city, state and federal government pass laws banding or controlling  guns, special, hand guns.

Consider the following statistics:

wiki.Answer.com

Homicide with a firearm: 17,343

Death by accidental discharge of firearm: 721

And roughly 5000 deaths from legal interventions (I.E. Police shooting)

Car death: About 115 people die every day in vehicle crashes in the United States There were 2.9 million injuries and 42643 people  killed in auto accidents.

These  statistics remind me of the  times I have pass an automobile, bus or truck accident on the road and later hear, on the news that a number of people killed and the other people  unharmed. And I remember, all my life I have heard very few reports about people dying from gun shots. At car accidents the media rush to the scene to get picture and interview the kin of the died and  survivals.

Weather is a cause,  in some car accidents, going on or returning from a trip, can become a hazy if the snow fall, is accompanied by ice and or wind. One car, two cars or several autos  involved in a multi-car pile-up, with many lives at risk without trying to harm or kill anyone. You could say, having a car and using i,t endanger lives and is a threat every time  we get behind the wheel. You can have two, six and ten car pile-ups reported each year. but seldom hear of a shootout involving three or more gunman, in equal occurrence. If you must blame the gun, you sure blame the Cars also.  Vans, Pickups–oh and the all-powerful SUV, is the cause of more unwanted pregnancies, broken marriages and untimely deaths than all the guns used in the Korean War.  (my opinion, public)

My answer to both problems, teach  the citizens gun safety and better driving skills and restrict the cars to pleasure trips only. All trips to work and shop, will be fast trains and feeder buses, to parking lots, in each neighborhood, where small cars are waiting to take you safely home.

In addition, train and educate your children, I say train, because you can have educated fools.Support and demand that the school system in your community is educating not indoctrination.

Lives, money, human-fatigue and  time  saved would more than pay for the public transportation and save lives.

02/06/2011

Comments and Business

by James Jett

Yes,  WordPress is a wonderful systems to blog and get others to comment on your Blog or Page about your post or about your “what ever”. All done without advertising or sales.

You can tell what your role in life entails and how you got in that wonderful mess. And how you plan to get out, if you don’t become addicted and make it apart of your daily life. Or start to think about earning money with this new-found fame. All that is a good thing and when I reach that point I will attempt to study it, to understand it, and monetize it, so I can become wealthy live on the beach and pay someone to blog for me.

Some of the comments (now by the hundreds) posted on my Blogs daily is spam.  Before deleting them I study to decide how you can possible earn money from a comment on my Blogs? After I complete the study I slowly drop them, if the comment is about selling and not about what we are discussing on that post.

Maybe we agree, at least we can agree to thank Word Press for having a place on the web that make it possible to get known worldwide and decide that this could be away to improve my standard of living.

02/03/2011

The Right to Use Bullshit

by James Jett

In conversations in the pass, when someone say something incorrect or have no benefit in the discussion, I would answer Bullshit. Meaning your words have nothing to do with the conversation we are having presently. Many times, someone in the group will take issue with the word, and tell me that intelligent people know better retorts.

The word was never used loosely, just when I would need an answer to better understand the speaker and instead of answering my question they utter more bullshit.  Like all words, the word cause change in the meeting, people become more exact in the statements and answers and the people and the organization reaped the benefits. The need to use the word decreased and “stop dodging the question” will get the discussion by on track. And I feel good about that, although I only used the word twice in my life, I only needed to think it, and the meeting provided a better understand.

Years later,   justification came when a Professor (I don’t  remember her name) was on TV promoting her book and she said the word, talked about how a man in Germany or England had asked her to debate him because he argue that the Holocaust did not occur and she said she refused to debate that Bullshit. (I agree) She said she talked with another Professor, a man, and he told her to use the word when it applies. And oh-by-the-way the book was selling well, but she had already promised all proceeds would go to the college.

Bull-shit: The American Heritage Dictionary: B.S.  1.foolish, insolent talk, nonsense v.

When I listen to the politics  to-day and media trying to get the answer they prefer, not the answer the person give, its make me wonder, is this helpful or just bull-shit?

Bill O”Reilly rebutted Spike Lee when Mr. Lee said that violent crime in America is the worst in the world, by sighting the eight years stats. For two-day, I search the media to  hear anyone questioning Mr. Tavis Smiley who said that Christian kill people everyday, implying  that the death ratio is the same between Christians and Muslim. Geraldo interview Tavis, but asked him nothing about that statement. It seem people can come on TV and make statement and no one will challenge them if the statement is untrue. unless you are listening to The O’Reilly Factor, on at 8pm, weekdays here in Shaker Heights, Ohio.

My conclusion, it’s a lot of bull-shit