Politics

politics the use of strategy* or intrigue* in obtaining power or statusLet us take a real close look at secular (not spiritual/not religious) politics. Taken further it means:

*strat-e-gy (strat’i je), n.,pl. -gies, 1. the science or art of planning and directing large-scale military movements and operations. 2. a plan or method for achieving a goal. -stra-te-gic (stra te jik). adj – stra-te-gi-cal

*in.trigue (v.in treg’; also in’treg) v., -trigued, -triguing.n –1. to arouse the curiosity or interest of. –v.i. 2. to plot craftily or underhandedly. -n.3. a crafty or underhanded plot. 4. the act of plotting. 5. a secret love affair. – in.tri’guing.ly. adv.

Politics- Factional scheming for power- Webster’s World Dictionary

Another definition of politic: 3. “Ingenious in devising and pursuing any scheme of personal or national aggrandizement, without regard to the morality of the measure; cunning; artful; sagacious in adapting means to the end, whether good or evil.” -1828 Webster’s Dictionary

Political Intrigues of the Past: The Secrets behind Historical Power Struggles “The world of politics has always been a stage for intrigue, where power struggles shape the course of history. From ancient civilizations to modern nations, the quest for power and control has driven individuals and nations to engage in secretive and manipulative tactics.”

Vermont Politician Howard Dean. Politics- He signed into law Civil Unions. I, Thomas, once met and sat across from “civilian” Gov. Howard Dean and his wife on the Burlington Bike Ferry… Howard Dean did not speak whatsoever, but coward in silence not engaging in any of the conversations taking place around him.
Vermont State Flag- “Freedom and Unity” exists only on paper, but not a true reality!
Hitler and a false church! Wolves dressed in sheep clothing (Ezekiel 22:27; Matthew 7:15)

America is hopelessly lost in ideologies. “To an unknown god.” It’s like chasing the wind. What America can be on a firm foundation.

“Politicians are the lowest form of life on earth. Liberal Democrats are the lowest form of politicians. I really shudder for the future of our country. Someone must not only win the war, but also the peace.” -General George S. Patton Jr. –The Unknown Patton, Charles M. Province; page 99; ©1983

“Politicians across America are threatening to defund police departments as crime skyrockets in their cities.”Secure America Now

Rhetoric [is typical] as the art of persuasion yielding belief but not knowledge.” –Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion, W.L. Reese 

Politics is not Biblical! Politics origin is from secular Greek culture.

David Stevenson, author of Cataclysm (any violent upheaval), deals with First World War as a political tragedy. “Trapped by their own rhetoric” Stevenson insists the stalemate that appeared early in the war was accompanied by a “dynamic of escalation”. No country could quit fighting and accept a negotiated end to the war with its “implication that the dead had died in vain.”… He also believes “the killing was begun and prolonged through deliberate political will.

Secular State: “When the government and legal system is separated from control of the priests or the religious establishment. The state’s values are based on systems not overtly drawn from religious examples… Communist States …are typically secular.” DK, The Book of Rule  P.s. Don’t fall for “separation church from state.”- Keep God’s love in government!

“The Kingdom of Christ is separate from the kingdoms of this world. They can never be presumed to be one and the same, no matter what rationalization we try to make. the two operate with two different operating systems. The kingdom of this world centers on ‘ME,’ while the Kingdom of Christ centers on ‘HIM.’” “The Kingdom of Christ is incompatible with a political system. Participation in politics by voting and/or holding office denies and confuses the two separate systems. Jesus simply said, ‘My Kingdom is not of this world.’” -Mennonite Holocaust Perpetrators?, Calvary Messenger Vol. 44 No. 3

Theodore Roosevelt, 1907 “… becoming in every facet an American, and nothing but an American…”

Mother Teresa simply stated: “Religion and politics don’t mix.”

Page 195, §19 “… Besides if they [the People] are not well informed, they are liable to be deceived by intriguing politicians, who seek power only to use it for selfish purposes.”  -Government… designed for the use of Families and Schools

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Mixing politics and religion is deadly! “This album shows the killers as ‘human,’ and thereby challenges our comfort level. It forces us to ask, How is it that ‘ordinary’ people in ‘civilized’ nations can become killers and accomplices to mass murder?” –Sara Bloomfield, Museum Director, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

“The origin of the state is to be found in the development of the art of warfare. Historically speaking, all political communities of the modern type owe their existence to successful warfare.” -Wikipedia

“The problem was that Saddam didn’t want peace, and he didn’t care how many people were killed in his rage for absolute power.” Saddam’s Secrets, Iraqi General Georges Sada. (Georges Sada is a descendent from the Biblical people that repented in the days of Jonah at Nineveh.)

Influence- Power exerted over others. To effect, modify or act upon by physical, mental or moral power, especially in some gentle, subtle, and gradual way. -Black’s 6th Edition Law  Dictionary

Smoke and Mirrors- The “State”, big brother, is not God! Smoke and mirrors is a metaphor for a deceptive, fraudulent or insubstantial explanation or description. 

Toto and the Wizard of Oz: “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.”

Alert Warning! (USA) Black’s Law Dictionary, 6th Edition defines Sovereignty as: “The supreme, absolute, and uncontrollable power by which any independent state is governed; supreme political authority; … The power to do everything in a state without accountability (emphasis added), to make laws, to execute and to apply them, to impose and collect taxes and levy contributions, to make war or peace, to form treaties of alliance or of commerce with foreign nations, and the like.”

The answer to Man’s troubles:

Jesus’ Holy Nation