Fox News and others have been talking about the fiftieth anniversary of America’s hugely expensive and futile war on poverty started by liberal democrats under President Johnson in early 1964. The news is full of how that after as much as 20 trillion dollar*(note in attachment A) has been spent on the elimination of poverty; America now has the same number on poverty as when we started! It is equally amazing that after all this, America’s current leadership think we need to spend still more money. It is also shocking to see how the delusion behind this kind of failed thinking flourishes in our fallen nation without Christ’s church pointing out the error and the reason for failure! It is as if the Bible is not full of our Creators guidance on how we are to live and govern in His creation.
What happened in America just before the war on poverty began is key to why the war on poverty could not be won! The June 25, 1962 and June 17, 1963 decisions of America’s Supreme Court decreed that prayer and then Bible reading could no longer be in public schools and this began America’s rebellion against the rule of The Great Governor, Jesus Christ. Public schools were originally established by our founding fathers to teach Christianity as it was considered necessary for good government. Look up the Old Deluder Satan Act of 1647 and the New England Primer used to teach Americans right up into the early 20th Century by using a Bible verse for each letter of the alphabet! It was even a requirement that a state had to prove they were teaching Christianity before they could become a state beginning with the Northwest Ordinance.
That these Supreme Court decrees began America’s rebellion is a strong statement; but, please consider that the decrees they announced were in themselves a rebellion against the way America had been deciding law since our founding and even our predecessor’s centuries before that by relying on past decisions. They used to say lawyers were reading law instead of practicing law. These lawless Warren court justices merely made an announcement with no precedence in law! An easy search will show the charts and statistics available to all Americans on the internet that will prove America’s rebellion began at this time. You can also learn about America’s rebellion and the fall of America in my E Book, America, Christ’s Top Nation has Fallen; where the rebellion is clearly shown in statistics available to all in the last chapter.
Six months after the date of the last Supreme Court decision of June 17, 1963, and after the assassination of John Kennedy in November 1963, Lyndon Johnson called for a war on poverty in his January 8, 1964 State of the Union Speech which was only 6 months into America’s rebellion but America was already destined to fail! In America’s new found delusion and rebellion, America failed to understand that the Christianity that had always helped America solve her problems would no longer work in this war. Why is that? What does the Bible tell us?
A careful look at America’s founding shows that when Godly men followed Biblical concepts and implemented a Christian Republic, America thrived just like Israel did and when America turned from Jesus Christ, The Great Governor and his ways, America fell just like Israel had fallen. Paul had warned us in the latter days that what was written for Israel was intended to teach us who follow in 1 Corinthians 10:1-6 and 11. Ezekiel 5:5-8 tells how when a once righteous nations falls, they will fall below even the morals of the nations around them. There is much scripture, including Psalm 2, showing how The Great Governor, Jesus Christ, punishes fallen nations more than others, even up to two or even seven times more, because since Christ had blessed them and protected them more than other nations, they will now be punished more severely. Once again this scripture and the statistics and the history of Christ helping found America are in my book.
It would be really easy for Christ’s church to point out why the war on poverty was destined to fail. Let us look at a few bible verses that will show why it could not succeed without following Jesus Christ’s and the Word:
What did America expect as they had just thumbed their nose at The Great Governor of Colossians 1:15-17 and said we will no longer follow your ways:
A. Colossians 1:15-17 15 He is the image of the invisible God, the firstborn of all creation. 16 For by Him all things were created, both in the heavens and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or dominions or rulers or authorities—all things have been created through Him and for Him. 17 He is before all things, and in Him all things hold together.
B. Christ warned us we can do nothing apart from him in John 15:5 I am the vine, you are the branches; he who abides in Me and I in him, he bears much fruit, for apart from Me you can do nothing. Hasn’t America spent enough to prove this time after time?
C. Leviticus 19:15 ‘You shall do no injustice in judgment; you shall not be partial to the poor nor defer to the great, but you are to judge your neighbor fairly. This scripture precludes using the poor for political purposes?
D. Deuteronomy 15:4 However, there need be no poor people among you, for in the land the Lord your God is giving you to possess as your inheritance, he will richly bless you. Look at this America: The way to less poor people is to return to the Christian nation America was at our founding when by following the Lord’s ways and including Him in America’s governance, we prospered like no other nation on earth!
E. John 12:8 You will always have the poor among you, but you will not always have me. If Christ tells us we will always have the poor it means the poor cannot be eliminated.
Please read my posts for the month of November 2013 and you will learn why neither the Bible nor our founding fathers thought government benefits were to come from the government and how blessings are to come directly from Jesus Christ, The Great Governor, to his people or if help is needed for the poor, it is to come from His church. The reason is that blessings are to come either directly from Jesus Christ or from His church because neither will award the hard won blessings of others to just anyone. Satan and his people want control of these blessings to award anyone and especially those who support those in big government and vote to keep them in power.
To get an idea of just how terribly wicked the liberals war on poverty has gotten, let us consider these things. About 2/3’s or more of the government money spent on poverty has stayed in the government with federal workers! Like I’ve said for years, if you really want to help poor people, the government should be your last choice. While this keeping most of the money for federal worker is terribly wicked and corrupt, consider this, the government workers also earn orders of magnitude more than those on poverty at an average salary of $81,704 for 2012 as shown in Attachment A! The level of a family of four in poverty is $23,550 or less than one third of what the average federal employee makes. Is it now readily apparent who the government is helping now? Do you now see who the government is helping the most and how special government workers are?
It turns out the war on poverty is mostly a big government program. Among the lies Obama told America about Obama care is that it will be a very efficient program and there will be big efficiencies’ in letting the federal government run the program. Is it any wonder people are now being quoted much more for the same insurance they were told they could keep if they liked it and that is just the start?
Look out America, the war on poverty people are now talking about fairness in income equality!
Ron Madison at http://www.americaisafallennation.com.
Federal Pay Advantage (From http://www.downsizinggovernment.org/overpaid-federal-workers)
In 2012 federal civilian workers had an average wage of $81,704, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. By comparison, the average wage of the nation’s 104 million private-sector workers was $54,995. Figure 1 (Click on link below to see chart) shows average federal- and private-sector wages since 2000.
– See more at: http://www.downsizinggovernment.org/overpaid-federal-workers#sthash.uc1Qcsqu.dpuf