Why Conservatives Should Start Breaking The Laws That Oppress Us

gandgiThis carries on something that I have been speaking on at the Watchtower, you can find those articles here, and here, and do read the comments as well, many points are clarified there. This is from The Federalist.

Take a look at this sentence from a Daily Mail article reporting on Donald Trump’s “Contract with the American Voter” given this past Saturday. “Included [in the contract] are six anti-corruption pledges, seven actions related to jobs and trade and five on immigration and the ‘rule of law.’”

Why is “rule of law” in scare quotes? Is this really where we’re at in our thinking? The rule of law is some niche idea conservatives include in their wish list—like a “culture of life” or a “free market”?

Perhaps it alludes to the typical reader’s comprehension—“Psst, there’s this thing conservatives refer to as ‘the rule of law.’ Haha, I know, right? I mean, everyone on the right side of history knows laws are for fools, but just so you know, some of the true believers are still out there.”

Regardless, it certainly fits everything we’re seeing this election season, both in the presidential campaigns and in our culture.

Hillary Clinton gets exonerated for mishandling classified information by claiming not to understand a system I learned literally my first day in the Army Reserves… as a freaking chaplain! “I made a mistake.” Oh, that’s what breaking the law is called.

The Left Is Above the Law—Whatever the Law Might Be

We could go on and on, listing the litany of laws the Left routinely ignores: immigration laws in sanctuary cities, abortion laws regarding the trafficking of body parts, bribery laws with the Clinton Foundation. Or we could bring up obvious cases of corruption: like the FBI giving special treatment to Hillary, or the IRS targeting conservative nonprofits. But if a tree falls in the woods, and the media don’t report it, does it make a noise?

via Why Conservatives Should Start Breaking The Laws That Oppress Us

He does a very good job of explaining the concepts of Gnosticism, as one would expect from clergy, and how the ‘Archons’ who built the modern world have been replaced by the Archons of the left, which bear no relation to reality, or God. His conclusion is that we need to start disobeying their laws. I think he is correct but would add that we need to remember that there may well be a price, likely a high one, attached to doing so. We should not forget that Dietrich Bonhoeffer died a very cruel death when he was hanged at Flossenburg Concentration Camp.

But I fear that the God’s of the Copybook headings are approaching quickly

In the Carboniferous Epoch we were promised abundance for all,
By robbing selected Peter to pay for collective Paul;
But, though we had plenty of money, there was nothing our money could buy,
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings said: “If you don’t work you die.”

Then the Gods of the Market tumbled, and their smooth-tongued wizards withdrew
And the hearts of the meanest were humbled and began to believe it was true
That All is not Gold that Glitters, and Two and Two make Four
And the Gods of the Copybook Headings limped up to explain it once more.

As it will be in the future, it was at the birth of Man
There are only four things certain since Social Progress began.
That the Dog returns to his Vomit and the Sow returns to her Mire,
And the burnt Fool’s bandaged finger goes wabbling back to the Fire;

And that after this is accomplished, and the brave new world begins
When all men are paid for existing and no man must pay for his sins,
As surely as Water will wet us, as surely as Fire will burn,
The Gods of the Copybook Headings with terror and slaughter return!

Let’s close with Pastor Burfeind

Several years ago—I think it was during the Obamacare debates, when Democrats were doing all their “sausage making” shenanigans—I was at a red light at the end of my road. The light is unbearably long. No one was coming from either direction.

I said to myself, “F*** it,” and turned left on the red light. At that moment the red light became an icon of everything I was coming to hate about government: a coldly mechanized totem of inefficient government management, pretending to be the height of rational governance.

How easy it was to break the law their laws.

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11 Responses to Why Conservatives Should Start Breaking The Laws That Oppress Us

  1. So, Mr. Roper, who gets to decide which laws can be broken and which cannot? Why is your judgement sufficient in this case?

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  2. I should add this article that sort of addresses this point….

    http://foreignpolicy.com/2016/06/28/its-time-for-the-elites-to-rise-up-against-ignorant-masses-trump-2016-brexit/

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  3. the unit says:

    I can’t really say anything substantive as to should or shouldn’t. I do break the law, though not for civil disobedience.
    My situation pertains to our litter ordinance. No I don’t throw McDonald’s bags, wrappers, and cup along the roadway.
    However according to the letter of the law if so much as a leaf “escapes” my trailer while carrying yard cutting to the local landfill I’ve broken the law. A lot of others are too. There is a mountain of that type material there. And a mountain of mulch the county makes it into and sells to someone. Of course not everyone does it. Lots of others burn it. That’s another story. 🙂

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    • NEO says:

      Hah! When I was doing tree clearing on the lines, we used to give away loads of mulch. One guy shows up and asked if we’d fill his trailer – well we had no way to, but told him to help himself. He did, and on the way home a bunch blew of the top – onto a state police car, pretty expensive mulch, he said. 🙂

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  4. The whole civil disobedience question really must remain a close biblical question, Romans 13 / 1 Peter 2: 13-14. And we sure can’t follow a pagan, per se!

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    • Mere pacifism isn’t biblical to my mind either! The true God is a God of Law & Order.

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      • And sadly on religion Thomas Jefferson was more deist than Judeo-Christian! And Gandhi, not hardly.

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        • Yes, I would be hard Right on this question! GOD is a “Calvinist”! Do good be good is simply NOT Judeo-Christianity.

          *Just giving MY perspectives of course. Freedom! 😉

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        • And of course true freedom is redemption and redemptive!

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        • the unit says:

          I value your perceptions too. You’re always clear and easy to understand. Oh, and been missing your attendance in the comments!

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        • I have been very busy of late, sadly doing some funerals!

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