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In 2020 there were 54,741 known abortions in Texas. That many people never got to live. Entire wars have been fought with dramatically fewer casualties. This is a murder spree of epic proportion, but the press says nothing about it. Nobody seems outraged. Instead people are outraged at the limitations placed on abortions.

May 19, 2021 Governor Greg Abbott signed a bill making abortion after 6 weeks of pregnancy illegal in Texas.

Watch the protests begin! We will see, over coming weeks, immense pressure to reverse this. There will be loud pronouncements of women’s demands to make their own choices over their own bodies. I agree they should and do have that choice. But this is not about their bodies, even though that’s where the fetus’ reside. The child is not “their body”, it is “in their body” and dependent upon their body, but it is no longer simply a body part of the mother. It is not just a growth of tissue, it is a person capable of its own separate life once it is conceived. Those who challenge this and say it’s only a person later in the pregnancy are denying reality. Left alone, it will become a person.

A Woman’s Right to Choose! 

Proponents of abortion demand that women be given the right to choose. This is a lie of distortion.

All women have the right to choose… life. They’ve always had the right to choose to let their baby live.

What they insist upon is the right to kill. They want to right to take their baby’s life if they deem it to be undesirable or inconvenient for them to be pregnant. Seriously think about that. They only insist on the right to kill the baby, They already have the right to choose life.

They say this is about women’s health. No it is not. In cases where the doctor and the mother determine that the pregnancy is a health risk to the mother that is a whole different discussion, not the one that was made in over 54,000 instances in the state of Texas alone in 2020. Very very few of these pregnancies came from rape or threatened the woman’s life. These were abortions made for emotional, financial or interpersonal reasons.

54,741 people were created by God, facilitated by a father and mother, and then terminated. Killed, no matter how you measure it.

We say that we are dedicated to Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness. We also proclaim “In God We Trust” and that we are “One Nation, under God, Indivisible…”  But that’s not what you hear in the press today. What you hear now is that our founding premise is out of date and was crafted by hypocrites who owned slaves, committed sins, or believed in the wrong concepts. By the way, in 1776 slavery was common worldwide. There were more countries with slavery than there were without it by a vast margin. The “colonies” were the only place where this was becoming exceptional. It was normal to have slaves. Blacks and whites and Muslims* and Asians all owned slaves. The way you treated your slaves showed the difference in people. (*My own personal ancestors were enslaved by Muslims on the Barbary Coast.)

When you don’t believe there is a benevolent Creator, a God who is the source of all life, then you also won’t believe that sins are forgivable. So, in looking back 200 years at our founders, you’ll be able to see “sins” just like you see everywhere today. The difference is, if you’re on the Left politically, you don’t forgive those earlier sins. You just condemn and “cancel” the people and any work they did no matter how good it may have been.

If you cannot defeat a concept, then you disgrace the people who support it and the concept becomes collateral damage. Disgrace our founders and you weaken the Constitution. Weaken the Constitution and you weaken all the laws based upon it. Do that and you can take down the entire country and convert it to Socialism or Communism.

What about the Prevent* Parenthood movement?

What’s their goal? Looking out for the well being of women? Hardly. They are, whether they realize it or not, Satan’s foot soldiers in the battle to destroy life. That’s a pretty outrageous accusation and I know that many supporters of Prevent* Parenthood are not proponents of death. (*intentional word choice based on the reality of their quest.)

After all, the name “Planned Parenthood” indicates that they are about intentionally scheduling when children will be added to a family. That’s not the reality. PP is about preventing the possibility that parenthood will happen unless someone exercises their right to choose life, in which case they don’t need the PP assistance. But proponents have been duped into thinking that they are protecting innocent women from the consequences of their sexual decisions. Nope, they are enabling the murder of innocent girls and boys.

This article won’t settle the debate over abortion rights but I hope it puts the stupid arguments to rest.

This isn’t about the “Right to Choose”, it is about the right to kill. Period.

 

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Jim Cathcart, CSP, CPAE is an Executive MBA Professor, Author of 21 books, Hall of Fame Professional Speaker, Top 1% TEDx video (2.4 million views), US Army veteran, Singer/Songwriter, and Lifelong Motorcyclist. He is known as "Your Virtual VP" for his Advisory/Mentor work with organizations worldwide. Based in Texas...and proud of it!



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The Disney Corporation and its Bizarre, Massive Turn to the Left

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Disney World is not a magic kingdom, it’s a tragic kingdom.

The Disney Corporation has taken a sharp, bizarre turn to the left: its corporate officers support the sexualizing of 5-year olds, prompting Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to reign in this corporation-gone-haywire.

DeSantis recently said, “The state of Florida is governed according to the interests of the people, not according to the political posturing of corporate executives in California. We will never allow corporate influence to repeal the substantive rights of parents in our state.”

Not the That Disney I knew

Disney World, in Orlando, opened the year I turned 20. The next year, fifteen of us from college made the 20-hour drive from Connecticut in a three-car caravan. Years later, in my 40s and 50s, I was booked at various resort centers in Disney World for conventions and conferences as a professional speaker. Each visit was always a treat.

As have legions of others, I have soured on Disney World. They have been coerced, intimidated, or brainwashed by the Left. The pronouncements of their executives and spokespersons are disheartening. Disney World has joined the side of extremism, making statements in support of de-funding police, ‘canceling’ selected individuals, and the rewriting of American history.

In January 2021, Disney decided to halt all political donations to lawmakers who objected to the electoral certification of Joe Biden on January 6th. Yet, Democrat lawmakers similarly objected in the elections of 2000, 2004, and 2016, about which Disney was silent.

When I learned of this action, I wrote to a Disney official:

Greetings, Ms. Mucha,

           The Art of the Steal is a comprehensive analysis, in 32 illustrated pages, that illuminates the massive 2020 election fraud…if you’re curious enough to read it. Perhaps Disney will take an active role in publicly acknowledging the myriad issues it raises. The world is watching.

           Someday, may our representative republic recover from this historic theft, and may Disney be on the authentic side of history.

I didn’t expect a reply, didn’t receive one, and doubt that my words had any impact. Still, one has to make the effort.

Applauders of Mayhem

In previous years, Disney has made questionable statements that should be of concern. At one point, they praised Snoop Dogg (real name Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr.), for being an ‘American icon,’ something on par with ‘Mickey Mouse.’

Who was the genius in the Disney PR department who issued such a statement? One merely has to review Snoop’s rap sheet to see his involvement in crime after crime for decades (this just a partial recap):

Cordozar Calvin Broadus Jr., born October 20, 1971, in Long Beach, California.

1990 – Convicted of felony drug possession and possession for sale (cocaine) and being a member of Los Angeles gang the Crips.

1994, 1995 – fought charges pending in an attempted murder case.

1997 – Plead guilty to assault charges and promised to make public service announcements against violence in exchange for three years probation.

2003 – Implicated in a civil rape case from when he guest-hosted the Jimmy Kimmel Live TV show. One month before the 36-year-old plaintiff filed her suit, Snoop sued her accusing her of extortion. Both suits were dropped.

2006 – Banned from the U.K. and British Airways after a fracas at London’s Heathrow Airport.

2006 – Detained at John Wayne Airport in Orange County, California by airport security because his carry-on bag contained a dangerous weapon.

2006 – Arrested in October at Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, California in possession of marijuana and a firearm.

2006 – Arrested in November for possession of marijuana and a firearm after performing on The Tonight Show.

2007 – Avoided a jail term on gun and drug charges in April but sentenced to five years probation and 800 hours community service.

Police and airport officials obviously can’t be everywhere, so fill in the blanks as to what else Broadus, this exemplary icon, has done.

No Moral High Ground

Apparently, Disney seeks to display some type of moral superiority and exalt family values mainly to attract more patrons. As word spreads about how unfamily-friendly and unpatriotic the corporation happens to be, perhaps they’ll get hit in the pocketbook. Maybe fewer people will visit when they realize that Disney World is in league with those who seek to destroy America, as we know it.

Walt Disney must be rolling over in his grave. Roy Disney would be astounded at the changes within his brother’s beloved company.

It’s a sad situation when one of America’s showcase companies caves to the Left, but that is the sign of our times. Until such companies, their top officers, and their boards of directors show some spine, America will be held hostage by Leftist lunacy, smokescreens, and propaganda.

Disney World is not a magic kingdom, it’s a tragic kingdom.

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Movie Reviews, Part 6

Overall, 2021 was a tough year for movies

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Here is the last of six articles featuring movie reviews. Overall, 2021 was a tough year for movies, and going forward, the AMPAS, dominated by Leftists, is doomed.

Don’t Look Up — with five Oscar winners, including Leonardo DiCaprio, Jennifer Lawrence, Meryl Streep, Cate Blanchett, and Mark Ryland, you would think that this satire would be a gem, but you’d be wrong. Satire works when it’s on the mark and somewhat subtle. Don’t Look Up is poorly written, with blatantly exaggerated roles, while stealing visual themes from Fail Safe, Doctor Strangelove, and  Contact.

Mark Ryland as the weak voiced, mealy-mouth, billionaire, techno-twit steals the show. Meryl Streep overplays the self-serving, master-manipulator U.S. president, veinly impling that the past president was anti-science. With the current administration’s ending of covid restrictions based on politics, however, not science, the political swipe boomerrangs. I suppose you have to see this movie as a cultural ticket to punch, but it will soon fade from memory.

The 355 — starring Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger, and Penélope Cruz is nearly a complete miss: An international crew of female spies, who can easily beat brawny men in any hand-to-hand combat, take it upon themselves to save the world with the clock ticking. Unfortunately, the quips aren’t that clever, one disjointed scene follows after another, and the parts don’t add up. You’ve been here before.

The Lost Daughter — with Olivia Colman and Dakota Johnson, is a disappointment. Despite Colman’s yeoman effort in her role as a college professor on vacation, the story line itself, based on the novel of the same name, is sorely lacking. The character portrayals surrounding Colman do not ring true, and some of the action is herky-jerky and out of sync. The ending is an ambiguous let down. Skip this.

Red Rocket Can you stand watching degenerates for two+ hours? I couldn’t. The movie is another in long line of plots about self-absorbed, self-glorifying, motor-mouthed con artists who skip through life on their looks or fleeting charms. Ignore the high ratings on RottenTomatos.

Nightmare Alley How can a movie with Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, Cate Blanchett, Ron Perlman, Toni Collette, Mary Steenburgen, Willem Dafoe, David Strathairn, and Richard Jenkins not hit the mark? As a remake of the 1947 film noir, it’s not a bad flick, but it is too long, too slow, and in serious need of film editing. Watch it if you’re a big fan of Bradley Cooper, Rooney Mara, or Cate Blanchett. Otherwise, go elsewhere.

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