Sunday, June 03, 2012

That "Cristeros" Movie--Played Out Here?

Grim, who is well-versed in the arts and history of war, endorses our very own V. Zignego of Badger Catholic, who tells our Bishops how Martin Luther King achieved his victory:

This woman has an excellent grasp of the strategic situation.

Withdrawing health insurance (like Franciscan University at Steubenville, Ohio), shutting down schools, closing adoption agencies, soup kitchens or ANYTHING ELSE in "protest" of ObamaCare and the HHS "mandates" is EXACTLY, PRECISELY, TOTALLY and COMPLETELY what the Obama regime wants.... 
Listen, you fools. YOU DON'T SHUT ANYTHING DOWN. You keep going exactly as you have been, and you force those dirty rotten SOBs to literally storm your hospitals and shut YOU down at gunpoint. And I'm not kidding. Make them physically shut down your hospital by dragging you out at gunpoint. Make them physically shut down your schools. Make them shut down your university by force because you won't cover abortions in your student health plan. Make them physically shut down your soup kitchens. Make them shut down your adoption agencies[.]
My sense is that the response to shutting down Catholic hospitals, etc., will be for the government to sigh pitiably and say, "Well, that just goes to show why something as important as hospitals/schools/adoption services can only be entrusted to the government."  That's what they wanted anyway:  government to have unquestioned and unlimited authority over this sphere of life...

The passive/aggressive (sue but roll over by closing institutions) feint of Cdl. Dolan may, indeed, fail.  We've mentioned often that Obozo plays by Chicago rules, not those of the Marquis of  Queensbury.  Perhaps it's about time that the Bishops 'get their man on.'

They'll have plenty of defenders, many of them armed with more than Rosaries.


Billiam said...

It takes spine, testicular fortitude, or simple faith to do this. The church hasn't shown much of that. Are they not complicit in some of this? They are belatedly come to wisdom. I agree wholly with what the writer suggests. Make them shut you down, make them show the true tyranny of their nature. Stand up, or be enslaved to the state.

Dad29 said...


It is fair to say that 'the Church' in the US has encouraged Obozo in a number of his ventures, largely b/c the 'social justice' crowd doesn't get Philosophy 101: there is NO SUCH THING as 'social' justice. Justice is meted only to individuals, period.

And, of course, when it seemed that US Treasury money was endless (back in the late '60's through the mid-'90's), the question was "Why Not?" spend on the unfortunate (etc.)

Finally, the Catholic Hospitals Ass'n chief-ette, a nun with an agenda, sang the praises of ObozoCare quite loudly. Not hard to figure out why: the hospitals get oodles of Fed money under the plan--and she's ignorant of Econ 101 (and Phil. 101, too.)

But--except for the most obtuse "Catholics" such as College Professors and a few remaining superannuated Bishops, priests, and nuns--the Great Crash was a wake-up call. Since '08, reality has crept back into the worldview of a majority of US Bishops.

And then Obozo body-slammed the First Amendment and most of the remaining Lefty holdouts figured it out: he's going to demolish the Church(es) as part of the Statist/Socialist Grand Plan (see, e.g., Hitler, Stalin, and Mao.)

Full reverse!!