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Your 1 good reason to blast these 5 pro-‘sex change’ Republicans

Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:34 pm | Randy Thomasson


Are you righteously angry over 24 Republican sellouts who joined with 190 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives to force you to continue to pay for “sex change” operations in the U.S. military? You should be.

Today, I called the office of Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler, a pro-family Republican from Missouri, who authored the good amendment that would have stopped these Frankensteinian taxpayer-funded “sex changes” in the military. Sadly, on July 13, Hartzler’s much-needed amendment was defeated by fewer than half a dozen votes!

I encouraged the good congresswoman’s office that SaveCalifornia.com’s team members (that’s you) are calling to loudly complain to the four California Republican congressmen who voted “no” on stopping the “sex change” operations and the one California Republican that abstained.

While Hartzler’s office didn’t say they had another legislative vehicle to try, they said they’d certainly like to have a second vote in the hope that it could pass this time.

So now you have another good reason to call the five California Republican congressmen, who call themselves conservative, yet voted directly or indirectly to force taxpayers like you and me to subsidize unnatural, unhealthy, mutilating-of-the-body “sex changes” in the United States armed forces.

Let this motivate you! There may indeed be another vote, whether in the fall or next year, and your righteously angry phone calls today could help turn their “noes” into “yeses” to halt the government’s perverse operations done in your name and on your dime.

PLEASE ACT NOW: Tell these California Republican congressmen
how disappointed you are with their votes.

Leave voicemails overnight or live calls during the day, saying: “How dare you force me and my family to pay for unnatural, military ‘sex change’ operations. You have made me very angry. I will not forget your horrible vote.”

PAUL COOK 760.247.1815 (Apple Valley); 909.797.4900 (Yucaipa) district map
On July 13, 2017, Cook voted “no” on an amendment that would have halted funding of military “sex changes”

JEFF DENHAM 209.579.5458 (Modesto) district map
On July 13, 2017, Denham voted “no” on an amendment that would have halted funding of military “sex changes”

DARRELL ISSA 760.599.5000 (Vista); 949.281.2449 (Dana Point) district map
On July 13, 2017, Issa voted “no” on an amendment that would have halted funding of military “sex changes”

STEVE KNIGHT 661.255-5630 (Santa Clarita); 805.581.7130 (Simi Valley); 661.441.0320 (Palmdale) district map
On July 13, 2017, Knight voted “no” on an amendment that would have halted funding of military “sex changes”

DAVID VALADAO 661.864.7736 (Bakersfield); 559.582.5526 (Hanford) district map
On July 13, 2017, Valadao abstained on an amendment that would have halted funding of military “sex changes”

Today, Heyer’s birth records once again identify him as Walt Heyer, male. He no longer cross-dresses or drinks … Now 76, Heyer will never need a razor or get his male organs back, but he acts and looks like a man, and spreading awareness about transgender regret has become his full-time job. “Walt’s story,” World, April 15, 2017

Why Californians voted that way

Saturday, November 19, 2016, 1:04 pm | Randy Thomasson

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(Updated December 8, 2016 with the final count)

Sad about California’s election results? I am, mostly.

But to avoid confusion and depression, it’s important for us to understand WHY the election turned out the way it did. Then we’re less likely to let our love grow cold.

Here are my thoughts:

Most Californians have an identity problem

Instead of going with evidence, logic, the Savior of the world Jesus Christ, and the written word of God (the Bible), most Californians consciously or unconsciously have competing “identities” and conflicting “standards.”

• They’re Democrats before they’re “Christian”
• They’re union members or “union families” who obey their union bosses
• They vote according to race or looks (not according to good public policies)
• They do what “feels right” to them (not what is right)
• They do what pleases others (but not pleasing God)

These false “identities” rival and replace being an American, a constitutionalist, a person devoted to logic and evidence, and even a biblical Christian.

In light of God’s 1st Commandment against worshiping any other “gods” and His 2nd Commandment prohibiting serving “images” of things we worship, these false identities that people create in their minds compete with God’s word, exacerbate bad government and its harmful laws, and become idolatries of the heart.

Most Californians don’t know who they are, why they’re here, where they came from, or where they’re going. No wonder “we” voted that way. Too many Californians think they’re “under God,” but have become slaves to their own foolishness and fancies. This is why our state is no longer blessed, but is inheriting the wind.

people, emotions, stress and health care concept - unhappy african american young woman touching her head and suffering from headacheMost Californians have a mental block

Unwilling to think critically, they just “feel” their way along. Yes, the government schools and the entertainment media have been very successful at dumbing-down people and promoting moral relativism (self-idolatry). So instead of finding God’s direction for belief and behavior in the Bible, they become disinterested in moral values or at least disinterested in a Biblical standard for decisions.

The result is like a drugged, numbed person who is:

• disinterested in their Creator God
• disinterested in clear Biblical standards
• disinterested in honestly contemplating their sins
• disinterested of critical thinking based on evidence
• disinterested in studying a proper role of government
• disinterested in knowing how we get a good economy

And because of this godlessness, ignorance, and idolatry, ONLY issues and messages that either MATCH the most basic of common human values, OR issues and messages that SUPERSEDE these false identities, AND ONLY what people CARE TO UNDERSTAND, will be popular and win on Election Day. It’s as though going beyond one’s “gut reaction,” and thinking about and studying up on a new issue, is unacceptably painful.

murderExample: Murder on the ballot

Victims of violent crime, or those who’ve been affected by it, or those who’ve been taught the most elementary, anti-crime values of local TV newscasts, are against murder. Indeed, the broad majority of voters in California are against murder and want it stopped.

Yet Californians are split on HOW to stop murder (because this involves critical thinking). However, a slim majority of voters still believe in the time-honored standard of the death penalty as the way to definitely prevent murderers from killing again, and to send a strong message to would-be murderers (primarily boys and young men) that they can’t get away with murder.

This is why Prop. 62 eliminating the death penalty lost on a close vote (46.8% YES versus 53.2% NO). And it’s why Prop. 66 streamlining the death penalty process, making it more likely to execute murderers, won on a closer vote (51.1% YES versus 48.9% NO).

Too many conservatives stayed home

dontvotedontcomplainYou must also factor in the SMALLER NUMBER OF CONSERVATIVE VOTES in California this election. Consider that there was no Republican or conservative running for statewide office in the U.S. Senate race to replace liberal Democrat Barbara Boxer. No unified “top of the ticket” to attract conservatives; no “coattails effect” helping “down-ticket” pro-family candidates.

And also consider that Donald Trump had divided moral conservatives. There were Republicans with generally conservative values who didn’t vote for President and some conservatives didn’t vote at all. With all the votes counted, Trump received 31.8% of Californians’ votes for president, compared to 37.1% for Romney in 2012 and 37.0% for McCain in 2008 (Trump received 356,146 fewer votes than Romney and 527,971 fewer votes than McCain). Having at least the votes of Romney and McCain would have brought out more conservatives, probably changing the outcomes of some propositions and district contests.

The relatively weak conservative turnout also helps explain why Republicans lost 3 seats in the State Assembly, lost 1 seat in the State Senate, and didn’t pick up any California congressional seats. (The 3 GOP assemblymembers who lost had voted for the “LGBT” agenda, they first “lost” votes from principled conservatives.)

biblegodsinspirationOn the death penalty measures, you must also factor in that California’s law enforcement unions and spokespersons were united in favor of Prop. 66 and against Prop. 62. Their money and public messages helped generate more votes from Californians who categorically respect the color of authority.

But Californians got it wrong on nearly every other proposition on the ballot.

• They didn’t understand that marijuana legalization harms people, especially teenagers and pre-teens who will become addicts.
• They didn’t understand that higher taxes on the wealthy and on cigarette smokers hurts the economy and promotes bigger, badder government.
• They didn’t understand that teaching foreign-born children IN ENGLISH is the proven way to gain English proficiency and promote cultural unity.
• They didn’t understand that ammunition doesn’t commit crimes, but sinful people do.
• They didn’t understand that plastic bags from grocery stores are not an environmental hazard but a helpful, sanitary tool for most families.
• And they didn’t understand that when the government or special interests demand more money, that’s tantamount to deceit and theft.

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On marijuana legalization, SaveCalifornia.com and our faithful donors reached 1,487,401 potential voters via Facebook ads that featured our powerful 86-second video and our website MarijuanaHarmsFamilies.com.

But the non-thinking, morally-relativistic majority was besieged with tens of millions of dollars of ads that deceitfully urged them to legalize pot. And the majority of voters (57.1% YES versus 42.9% NO — a difference of nearly 2 million votes) bought hook, line, and sinker the “toleration” message that what’s risky or even harmful must be “accepted.” They didn’t realize that Prop. 64 will ruin children, make roads more dangerous, make life stinkier, and usher in a myriad of unexpected, negative consequences.

Sadly, younger Americans are deluded about the harm of today’s pot, so highly-potent marijuana wasn’t just legalized in California, but also in Nevada and Massachusetts. In my opinion, marijuana promotion to children is the most grievous thing that happened on Election Day 2016. As the famous Negro College Fund ad says, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.”

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My advice for believers in God and believers in moral values: Choose to learn to reach more people to educate them on why moral standards benefit everybody, why big government and high taxes and fees are bad, and why reading, studying, and critical thinking is essential for a free society.

You can love God and love people by learning how to reach hearts and minds by creating simple websites, doing cost-effective web ads, making and distributing flyers, and helping stimulate people to think about the difference between good and bad. It’s up to us — and yes, we can learn and grow. Call SaveCalifornia.com at 916-265-5650 if you want to learn to do this.

7-differences-between-ordinary-and-wise-parentMy advice for parents with Godly or otherwise moral values: If you want to protect your children from mind-altering marijuana, please get them out of the government schools. In Colorado, marijuana legalization plus the negative peer pressure among public school children is causing more addictions among pre-teens and teenagers. Protect your children by homeschooling or enrolling them in a solid church school, and resolve to train your children to critically think about how to apply God’s word to everything.

Have the goal of training up not merely good children, but great children who will become outstanding adults who shine their light to please God and love people. Turn off the TV and internet and read to them (the Bible is great for this), and teach them to love reading and studying. Ask them questions about the proper role of limited government and ask them to research answers and report back to you.

For if John Quincy Adams, our 6th President, could, at 14, be a secretary and translator for the U.S. diplomat to Russia, and then, at 16, be a secretary for his father on a trip to negotiate the 1783 Treaty of Paris, we then can also train our children to have great minds and great actions based on the Great Commandment of Jesus Christ to “love your neighbor as yourself.” You are able and they are able!

set-your-expectations-rightMost of all, don’t abandon hope. If you avoid blaming the God or the devil for election outcomes, but realize that God has given free will to every human being (there’s no volitional sin or righteous judgment without it), you’ll be motivated to do what you can to stimulate people to look at the evidence of God’s beneficial standards for their lives. Evidence of benefit can be shown by research, and beneficial evidence usually agrees with God’s word. When we understand mankind’s responsibility, we adopt the right attitude and expectations — expectations based on hope and reality!

Finally, realize the value of exposing evil and the harm it does. Nationally, the Republicans won the White House and kept the Congress because alternative, conservative media sufficiently exposed the unconstitutional acts and excesses of Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. In contrast, the harmful laws of nearly 60 years of nearly-consisted Democrat rule in the California Legislature, and the harmful consequences of today’s highly-potent marijuana, have not been exposed to the majority of Californians.

For the love of God and love of people, there’s a lot of work for us to do! Please commit today that you’ll be part of it, and learn biblestoriescartoonto shine your life in new and creative ways. People need Truth, and we need to authentically love our neighbor!

You shall teach them to your children, speaking of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up. And you shall write them on the doorposts of your house and on your gates, that your days and the days of your children may be multiplied in the land of which the Lord swore to your fathers to give them, like the days of the heavens above the earth. Deuteronomy 11:19-21

How to beat the Democrat politicians’ grocery bag ban

Monday, November 14, 2016, 11:30 am | Randy Thomasson

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It’s frustrating that Proposition 67 has passed to forbid you and your family from receiving plastic carry-out bags at most California stores.

This bad idea was originally passed in 2014 by Democrat state legislators (see their votes) and signed by Gov. Jerry Brown, but then the People placed it on the ballot via the referendum process. Sadly, on November 8, 2016, there were more “yes” votes to keep the law rather than “no” votes to get rid of it.

Implementation is immediate, so you can expect these familiar plastic bags to soon disappear, and also expect to be charged 10 cents per bag (paper or other type) by stores.

In the interests of California families, here is SaveCalifornia.com’s advice on your right to use your own plastic and paper bags when you shop:

PROBLEM: Foolish California voters didn’t understand that plastic bags from grocery stores aren’t environmental hazards but are helpful, sanitary tools for most families. So, in their ignorance, they voted YES on Prop. 67. (See why we wanted it defeated.)

The State admits that Prop. 67’s passage means many Californians will be bag-less at “most grocery stores, convenience stores, large pharmacies, and liquor stores,” which “would be prohibited from providing single–use plastic carryout bags,” and that “stores generally would be required to charge at least 10 cents for any other carryout bag [mostly likely a paper bag or a reusable plastic bag] provided to customers at checkout.”

SOLUTION: You can buy plastic carry-out bags to use at home and stores — it’s still your right! Just purchase affordable bags online and take into stores when you shop (you may have to self-bag):

Amazon (several sizes and choices)
Ebay: 1000 11.5×22 bags for $25

Again, when you shop for groceries, you can bring in your own saved paper or plastic bags. But to avoid the potential of harmful bacteria, each time, hand- or machine-wash any plastic reusable bags that you use for meat — read why)

Here’s where you can buy your own large paper bags: Amazon | EbayJet

Remember, freedom is not free. Proclaim your grocery bag freedom today!

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Myth #2: Plastic bags are the largest component of landfills. Fact: The item most frequently encountered in landfills is paper—on average, it accounts for more than 40% of a landfill’s contents. Newspapers alone take up as much as 13% of landfill space.

Myth #3: Plastic grocery bags take 1,000 years to decompose in landfills. Fact: Virtually nothing – not paper, food, plastic or even compostable or bio degradable products – decomposes in today’s landfills, which are actually designed to be as stable and dry as possible. Research by William Rathje, who runs the Garbage Project, has shown that, when excavated from a landfill, newspapers from the 1960s can be intact and readable. Debunking the top 10 myths about plastic grocery bags