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The Falling of America to Fabian Socialism -Part 1

A Heritage Forgotten

We Americans as a nation were once proud of our founding Fathers and the heritage of the Bible being our textbook of liberty, but now we have been reduced to a people who have allowed the legislation of atheism to creep in and then advance into our schools because we didn’t want the context of the Bible to offend others.  America has forgotten that she was once established as a government upon the principles of Christian liberty that were taken from the Word of God.

The Stirrings of an Agenda

to Neutralize Christianity in America

This process didn’t just happen over a generation, but over many.   An agenda was first widely accepted through the series of Annual Reports to the Massachusetts Board of Education with the writings of Horace Mann in the years 1837-1848.  John Dewey himself gave his endorsement and called him “the father of progressive education.”

Why was this important?

These reports paved the way to a state funded, state directed, and state controlled program of education.  They in turn demanded standardization, structure, specific curriculum, and teacher certification.  This would not have made such a large impact on our nation and civil liberty as a whole if they had not removed the Bible as out textbook for all American citizens.  They then turned away from the inner law of liberty to embrace the psychological atheism to state that “man” was good and society was “bad.”  By saying this, they are suggesting that it is the outward stimuli that causes someone to do bad, instead of an individual’s own inner character being flawed.  By their own lusts and enticements they act out through anger, fear, greed, or lack of integrity, but instead of taking ownership for their actions, they can now blame it on the “environment around them.”

Many ministers during the time Horace Mann was proposing his writings were aware of his drive to see America begin to neutralize Christianity.  Because of their lack of initiative, the previous goal of building solid Christian character and conscience was easily replaced for the building of humanitarians with benevolent inclinations towards mankind.

And for those individuals who wished the schools to teach a patriotism which indicated how great was “the faith of our fathers” there was substituted a bland form of non-controversial democracy and “citizenship in the state.”  Thus the public school was able to accomplish that which the hired European mercenaries of England never could–namely to separate our patriotism from our Christian conviction. (Teaching and Learning America’s Christian History by Rosalie Slater) 

Threat of Control

This threat of “control” was already staring many Americans in the face so many years ago.  It was also recorded by Reverend Matthew Hale Smith who challenged Horace Mann and was then rewarded with labels of extremism,

“The principles of piety, as you illustrate and enforce them, exclude all that treats of human depravity–salvation by the blood of Jesus Christ–the atonement and the sanctions to a good life, drawn from the world to come.  All these common truths, held by nine-tenths of all in this State, who profess any form of Christian faith, are ruled out of schools by the high authority of the Secretary of the Board of Education; they are declared to be sectarian and unconstitutional.  You have settled by the authority of the Board, or without that authority, what Piety is, according to the statute.  Your influence is derived from the Legislature; through you, the people are told what they must receive and be satisfied with, as a construction of the Constitution.  All towns must hear–all districts obey, else incure the penalty of forfeiture of their portion of the school money.”
The fact of America’s establishment as a Christian nation–“reserved by God”–as the early historians indicated–can be richly documented in the work of Miss Verna M. Hall, compiler of Christian History of the Constitution.  Returning to “original” sources of the Journals of Congress, the Journals of the Colonies, governmental proclamations, diplomatic correspondence, letters, speeches, sermons, newspapers of the times, a veritable “treasure house” of evidence has been uncovered.
…For one hundred and fifty years and more…we maintained our Christian character as a nation.  Then began our period of “falling away” when we worshipped the “effect” of our great success–and forgot the “cause.”  Teaching and Learning America’s Christian History by Rosalie Slater

We then filled this vast emptiness with philosophies of man that replaced the battles of our conscience with the social struggles around us, in our economy, and our politics.

Our national chant was no longer filled with salvation or the principles of character that created the patriotism in the hearts of so many men and women.  Our voices rang out for more superficial issues of the progress and society.  We…America…became the teenager that turned her back on her Creator.  And rebellion ran deep and rampant throughout our borders.  Beyond State boundaries, beyond economical boundaries, beyond our ties with other countries…we ran head first into the Agenda of the Socialists.  And America fell…divided.

Please stay tuned for Part 2 as I engage the reality of this Agenda in which several presidents of the United States were privy to, and through their terms in office, helped further the cause to a more “controlled” society that will leave us vulnerable to outside forces…or worse…turn against ourselves.

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Who Were the Covenanters of America?

Have you ever wondered what ever fueled the American Revolutionists to band together against all odds, faiths, and political backing?

Where did American Heroism come from?

From where did these courageous people rise and share their passion for freedom?

How did they accomplish such exploits and acts of devout loyalty?

covenant COVENANT, n. [L, to come; a coming together; a meeting or agreement of minds. ]1. A mutual consent or agreement of two or more persons, to do or to forbear

covenanter COVENANTER, n. He who makes a covenant.
courage COURAGE, n. [L. , the heart. ] Bravery; intrepidity; that quality of mind which enables men to encounter danger and difficulties with firmness, or without
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Our nation’s Library of Congress holds a treasure trove of answers to such as these, and quite frankly the long literary trail of evidence that cements the truth will probably be of great shock to the masses of this New America everyone is seeing portrayed.  In the great halls of this wonderful landmark and historical documentation, Truth cannot stay hidden no matter how hard political parties have spent countless “re-writing” of said manuscripts through their own speeches and interpretations.  Woe to any political side who chooses to side against Truth!

Every citizen of the original American populace had come from a distinct group of people. Some from the Calvanists, some from the French Huguenots, and even those from the Dutch, who established and gave us the American primitive New York.  These are the true covenanters of America.  Those that upon arrival pledged their lives, their possessions, and wealth to join together for the common good of all mankind.

How could such a thing be?  How could the joining of such seemingly opposite parties come the joining and be the foundation of the spreading of the seed bed for civil liberty?

“…The Covenanters were here before the American Republic, and they held the principles of the American Revolution long before the American Revolution was inaugurated.  Bancroft tells us that two years before the American Declaration of Independence was issued in Philadelphia, 1776, the Covenanters in Mecklenburg, N.C., in 1774 issued the Mecklenburg declaration, and it contained the very same principles which are in the Philadelphia Declaration.

“…All honor to the Covenanters of America. When the Revolutionary War was declared that old church almost to a man fell into rank, and the report of the Covenanter’s rifle was heard in the very forefront of the battle.

“But why single these men out?  To show that wherever there were true Christians there were true warriors for American liberty.  Through Christian men and women of all races the gospel worked itself into our civil life.  The Pilgrims of Massachusetts, the Covenanters of the Carolinas, the Huguenots of New Jersey, the Hollanders of New York, the Episcopalians of Virginia, all were loyal.  The story of their loyalty to country and of their sacrifice for country is one.”

“The type of men who built the nation in the past, and the principles with which they built, are the men and the principles which alone can develop and preserve the nation.”

~David Gregg, D.D., Makers of the American Republic as stated in Teaching and Learning America’s Christian History by Rosalie J. Slater, 1965.

We as a nation without a doubt need Christ, His Truth, and the men of Christ who exemplify the nature of true civil liberty that is found in no other place on earth, but in the beating breast of man or woman that follows Christ.

Now when I speak of Christian, or Christ, or Christianity I am not talking about the western version of this faith that has slid down in the pits of compromise, wickedness, and hypocrisy.  I am talking about those men and women who literally live and breathe what they believe, and constitute their own lives and families after Christ Himself.  They are the true deliverers of courage that birth herosim.  There are many stories and testimonies even today of many American soldiers giving God the Father praise for HIs merciful hand in the midst of battle.  Even from those American soldiers who once denied His very existence.

True courage is birthed in the face of opposition and fear.  But courage itself is centered on a higher power that you alone could never attain, but that of the grace that has been so freely given us by God Himself.

Please leave your comments below…I would love to hear from you! Join the fight now to not stay in ignorance of our history anymore!  Stand for Truth no matter where it leads you, and do not be afraid to admit where its origins began.  In Christ!

“For God has allowed us to know the secret of His plan, and it is this: He purposed long ago that all human history shall be consumated in Christ.” Ephesians 1:9-10

Living for Freedom


Shawna R. Strickland

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Hypnotic Marketing

Opening awareness of Hypnotic Marketing:

I have been blogging for awhile now, and still have much to learn about the reasoning behind hypnotic messaging.  The approach of using the emotional stimuli to engage the target market, has been in affect for many years in the USA industry.

In fact, more and more people are learning on a daily basis how to best market their goods and services to the public.

My question is this…

…if the mass majority of people were not so dulled to the senses through entertainment and exhaustion, would the advertising agencies have the same effect as with those who are dulled and not careful to control their own thoughts and spending?

I would really like to hear from you our there to get your take on this particular issue.  Do to the fact that we have been treated like rats in a cheese game, I have a mind to believe that if the American public began to wake up and take the “other” pill (as in the Matrix), we will see a change in the growing distinction between Millionaires and poverty classes.  Instead of the gulf between classes growing, it will begin to once again bridge together.


The definition of Hypnosis:

  1. the induction of a state of consciousness in which a person apparently loses the power of voluntary action and is highly responsive to suggestion or direction. Its use in therapy, typically to recover suppressed memories or to allow modification of behavior by suggestion, has been revived but is still controversial.
It is time to know when we have been played. To awaken to the affects of hypnotic marketing.  Our minds are our own.  Not for others to play with or to “suggest” we do with it.  We may think that our thoughts are ours alone, but how often do you spend money on something you really don’t need or had a true desire for it?  We just paid for it, took it home, and let it sit somewhere and collect dust.
Be cautious of what makes up your inner make up.  Be diligent in maintaining your inner peace.  Be careful on who you let in to persuade you to do anything you do not want to do.

Do not be the blind sheep following after another who will lead you to the slaughter.

As you study the results of hypnotic marketing, be sure to ask yourself…

if this works, why can’t I use it for myself?  And if morally unsure, ask yourself… Would I want someone to do this to me?  There is a fine line.   The power of persuasion has been recorded throughout history!   The power of the Law of Attraction, it is real, it does exist, and it creates results.  Just remember, the power that you wield can be used for the good of mankind or for its destruction.

Give your feed back! Would love to hear your comments.

Living for Freedom!

Shawna Strickland

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Our Conscience…the Most Sacred Property

“Conscience is the most sacred of all property.” 

                                                                     ~ James Madison

“And herein do I exercise myself, to have always a conscience void of offense toward God, and toward men.”   

                                                                    ~Acts 24:16

Our Conscience

We have seen the degradation of our society fall ever more loose in the ways of morals and standards.   So before I write things that others will spout “Opinion!”, let us begin with the simple definition of Conscience.

Conscience, n. [Fr. from L. conscientia, from conscio, to know, to be privy to; con and scio, to know; It. conscienza, or conscienza; Sp conciencia.]

  • 1.  Internal or self knowledge, or judgment of right and wrong; or the faculty, power or principle within us, which decides on the lawfulness or unlawfulness of our own actions and affections and instantly approves or condemns them.
  • 2. The estimate or determination of conscience; justice; honesty.
  • 3.  Real sentiment; private thoughts; truth; as, do you in conscience believe the story?
Taken from the American Dictionary of the English Language by Noah Webster 1828

It can be said that our conscience is necessary to obtain self government; that is the ability to govern one’s own self, property, and liberty.  Without our conscience we will not be able to gauge the truth of our own actions or the actions of others.  Our conscience is that which guides us to the knowledge of Him who created us for the purpose of manifesting His glory to all mankind.

So saying as Madison eloquently put, “Conscience is the most sacred of all property.”  Without it we will be swallowed into the abyss of ever increasing evil and self indulgences that mankind has created, to date, trying to prove he can exist without a loving Creator.

Lies! Lies! and More Lies!

With lies being retold with the truth, it is becoming increasingly more difficult to discern what truth is.  The constant battering of lies in our society, from politicians, to teachers, to salesmen, all the way down to the local plumber, whoever that may be; we have been geared to accept that truth does not come with the bargain, sale, or contract.  That whatever is written has loopholes and contingencies.  We must keep our conscience from getting seared at all costs, for with it alone can the mighty one of Heaven, by His Spirit guide us to the complete  and blessed liberty our souls crave and provides for our civil government…civil liberty!

Living Free!

Shawna Strickland



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The First Gatherings of Salt Petre and Sulfur for the Use of Gun Powder in the USA

Salt Petre and Sulfur:  

That it be recommended…for their own use, to dispose of them for the purpose of manufacturing gun powder. Continental Congress Saturday, June 10, 1775

Whereas the safety and freedom of every community depends greatly upon having the means of defence in its own power, and that the United Colonies may not, during the continuance of their present important contest for Liberty, nor in any future time, be under the expensive, uncertain and dangerous necessity of relying on foreign importations for Gun Powder: And it being very certain from observation and experiment, that Salt Petre is to be obtained in great abundance from most parts of the Northern Continent; that the surface of the art, in long used tobacco warehouses and their yards, or of common tobacco houses, is particularly and strongly impregnated with Nitre.

…That all persons may be encouraged to apply themselves to the manufacture of Salt Petre…on account of the United Colonies, all the good and merchantable Salt Petre at half a dollar for each pound, that is, or shall be made in their respective Colonies before the first day of October, 1776.

…As Salt Petre is an article so necessary for the defence, and in other respects, so extensively useful, it is an object that not only requires the public patronage, but demands the attention of individuals…

Friday, July 28, 1775, Journal of the Continental Congress, Vol. II, Washington, 1905

Seeing the references in the beginning stages of our country’s birth and formation, we can believe that it was a nation being formed By the People, and For the People.  Individual and Civil Liberty have taken a drastic toll on our nation as we introduce new laws that are conformed to the voice of fear.

In our birth, fear did not make our choices…it was because they fought fear that we became the republic in such a short amount of time and faster than any other nation in the world up to that point that could properly display the perfect example of civil liberty through civil self-government.  This was accomplished through our obsorbing of the Scriptures that taught self-government: self-control, the ability to govern one’s self.  Powerful men and women rose up during this time period.   Men and women of courage NOT of fear!

Living for Freedom

Shawna Strickland