The Luck of the Irish May Have Run Out

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On May 23, 2015, Ireland officially became the first country to adopt same sex marriage by popular vote. The referendum, backed by a landslide, marked a dramatic shift in a country where roughly 85% are Catholic, a country that only decriminalized homosexuality two decades ago and massively backed bans on abortion and divorce in the 1980s. Abortion, still outlawed, looms as the country’s next great social policy fight.

The yes vote was well over 70% in Dublin and between 50 and 65 % for most of the rest of the country. On that day in May, supporters crowded into the courtyard of Dublin Castle to watch in “blistering sunshine” as results that trickled in from around the country were shown on a large screen. Residents cheered with joy as the final tally was announced and then burst into a rendition of the National Anthem that in part says: “We’re children of a fighting race, that never yet has known disgrace.” ( I guess it is time for the Irish to change the lyrics a bit!) Meanwhile, government ministers waved a rainbow flag from the stage in front of the crowd and one lesbian senator proposed to her partner on live television.

Exactly forty days after the historic vote for sodomized marriage was announced, very uncommon “Lenticular” clouds, filled the sky over Dublin on July 1st. Could this have been a warning to the people of Ireland? Is forty a significant number in the Bible? Do clouds have Biblical meaning?

The number 40 appears often in contexts dealing with judgement or testing and seems to be a number that helps emphasize times of trouble and hardship. For example, in the Old Testament, when God destroyed the earth with water, He caused it to rain 40 days and 40 nights (Genesis 7:12). In the New Testament, Jesus was tempted for 40 days and 40 nights, (Matthew 4:2), and there were 40 days between Jesus’ resurrection and ascension, (Acts 1:3).

To see unusual Lenticular clouds hovering over Dublin, a city that just 40 days before had been celebrating sodomized marriage in the “blistering” sun shine, must make one stop and wonder. In the Old Testament, ‘literal’ clouds are invariably linked with the direct activity of God and are described as evidence of God’s mighty wondrous works and inscrutable ways. In the negative sense, clouds are used to symbolize prideful self-exaltation. The literal or metaphorical cloud in the New Testament refers to Jesus’ graphic contrast between his hearers’ ability to interpret the meaning of a cloud rising in the west that a shower is coming and their inability to interpret the present time, Luke 12:54. Jesus calls them hypocrites; “Why don’t you judge for yourselves what is right?

On the same first day of July in New York City, as “JULY KICKS OFF WITH THUNDER, LIGHTENING STORMS,” it was learned that conservative Irishman John Dunleavy had been ousted from his 22 year reign as chairman of the New York city St. Patrick’s Day parade for stating that “gays will have a problem” marching in 2016. Dunleavy had been offering TV rights to media outlets other than NBC in retaliation for NBCs marching in the March 17th, 2015 parade under its own banner “OUT @ NBC, the first time gays had marched in the Parade. For years Dunleavy had been at odds with ILGO (Irish Lesbian and Gay Organization), but the AOH (Ancients and Honorables) defined the parade as a “religious procession” and had won rulings all the way to the Supreme Court. Dunleavy said, “It’s not a coincidence that the parade starts with a mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral.”

Andrew Brewer of NBC Universal was instrumental and credited with securing the historic first time an LGBT group would march in the NYC Saint Patrick’s parade. At the same time, Archbishop of New York, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, was announced as grand marshal of the religious parade and wrote he was “very supportive” of the change. Did 25 years of labeling Cardinal O’Connor, the AOH and anyone else who dared defend Christian doctrine not mean anything to Dolan?

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On the day of the parade, a parade that had refused a pro-life group to participate because the parade organizers said they did not want to risk taking attention away from the gay group, Cardinal Dolan, a Jesuit, said “I’m as radiant as the sun, (similar to the same blistering sun of glee in Dublin) so thanks be to God for the honor and joy,” as he led 250,000 marchers down Fifth Avenue. New York City mayor Bill de Blasio refused to attend because the parade was not gay enough. It is obvious that the Saintly parade going forward is now in the hands of the devil and should not be attended!

It should come as no surprise that both Dublin and New York City’s newsworthy events involving the Irish took place on the first of July. One is used throughout the Bible to indicate that God himself is “The One True God.” The first and foremost number one Commandment is “Thou shalt have no other gods besides me.” In Deuteronomy 6:4; “Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one.” was to remind the Jews not to worship multiple gods, that one is enough. Is it a coincidence that Deuteronomy 6:4 (6 +4 = 10 and 1 + 0) = 1?

In addition, July is the seventh month, seven a number that can mean completion and perhaps even signify that a divine mandate has been fulfilled. There are also passages in which the number seven is associated with God’s judgement, for example in Revelation, the seven seals on the scroll represent the fullness of God’s punishment of a sinful earth. Is God trying to give a warning to both Dublin and New York City? Only God knows for sure, but to hedge the bet, a good amount of repentance right now in both cities would help cover the odds!

“The Lord is slow to anger but great in power, the Lord will not leave the guilty unpunished. His way is in the whirlwind and the storm, and clouds are the dust of his feet.” Nahum 1:3

Saint Patrick Would Have Booted O’bama out of Ireland!

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Legend has it that the Patron Saint of Ireland, St. Patrick, rid the island of snakes, chasing them into the sea after they began attacking him during a 40 day fast he undertook on top of a hill. But, scientists have concluded that St. Patrick had nothing to do with Ireland’s snake-free status, that the most recent ice age, 15,000 years ago, kept the island too cold for snakes and after the ice age, the surrounding sea’s kept snakes from colonizing the Emerald Isle. Snakes symbolize paganism and evil, as described throughout Judeo-Christian mythology, the most famous as Eve’s tempter in the Garden of Eden, therefore, St. Patrick’s fame can more likely be attributed to the banishment of godless people and their malevolent intentions. New Zealand, Iceland, Greenland, Antarctica and Ireland are all snake-free…that is, Ireland was snake-free until America’s “Head of Snake” Barack Obama and his slithery entourage were invited to mingle with the people of Éirefor an ungodly second time last summer!

Obama’s first trip to Ireland in 2011 was destined to become a huge success. The prize diplomatic rabbit in Obama’s black hat at that time was that many, many, many rabbits ago, he had an ancestor, on his mother’s side, who hailed from Ireland! That significant piece of genealogical information was fascinating to many Americans who at once realized that Obama’s beer summits were not just make-believe fantasies that had been conjured up to enhance his “cool” image, they were rooted in Obamas Irish lineage and desire to keep Guinness in good financial stead! Obama’s seemingly infinite gene pool bubbled lucky green that year and he intended to enchant the Irish in pathetic python-like fashion, camouflaging and re-inventing himself as a true native of Ireland. Upon arrival, our “Head of Snake” announced, “My name is Barack Obama, of the Moneygall Obama’s and I’ve come home to find the apostrophe we lost somewhere along the way.” (shouldn’t that be lost chromosome?)

When Obama returned to Ireland the summer before with his over-sized Leprechaun wife, Michelle, the couple immediately became the darlings of the green jet set in Northern Ireland and the perfect examples of the term “Ugly Americans.” As the headlines back home highlighted impending sequester and subsequent budget cuts, Michelle demonstrated just how frugally Irish she was with her $3,300-per-night stay in Dublin’s five-star Shelbourne hotel and $5 million dollar total travel tab. She, their daughters, and her many slaves booked 30 rooms in the hotel while Michelle hunkered down in the Princess Grace Suite, named for the late Hollywood film star and princess of Monaco. The American taxpayers who were footing the bill did not mind the expense of her lavish digs, however, because her ignorant wasteful spending would eventually pay off diplomatically when Michelle would be able to claim royal linkage to Monaco, and officially attribute her “crown” to the Princess Grace inspired royal silk sheets that she “slept with” for two days! “Aller voler un cerf-volant” Michelle!

While in Northern Ireland, O’bama spoke to 2,000 Irish students and declared, “To those who choose the path of peace, I promise you, the United States of America will support you every step of the way. We will always be the wind at your back.”

Oh, oh. I do hope the Irish children had been taught beforehand that Obama’s “wind” suffers from a bad gas that is not pleasant to be around and “promise” to him has a totally different meaning! Obama’s version of P.R.O.M.I.S.E. is really a euphemism for; Pompous, Radical, Obstinate, Miscreant, Imperious, Sinful and Egregious, behavior. An “Obama-like promise” made by any good Irish American Catholic would send them packing to the nearest confessional for a serious chat with a highly concerned priest!

Obama, consumed by the spirit of Phythos which mimics the mighty python snake, is used to delivering false promises because his pathalogical lies have become commonplace in America where evil has been legitimized and sin justified. Unfortunately, Northern Ireland experienced, first-hand, the inherent evil of this snake-like presidential predator who gets a kick out of ambushing his unsuspecting victims. During his speech to the predominately Catholic young crowd, Obama boldly stated that religious education can promote division and resentment. A top Vatican official, Archbishop Gerhard Muller, was at the same time telling an audience in Scotland that Catholic education provided a rare place where “intellectual training, moral discipline and religious commitment would come together,” adding that Catholic education provides young people with a wonderful opportunity to “grow up with Jesus.”

Slimy O’bama further angered church officials by emphasizing that “if towns remain divided, if Catholics have their schools and buildings and Protestants have theirs, if we can’t see ourselves in one another and fear or resentment are allowed to harden, that too encourages division and discourages cooperation.”

Bishop Donal McKeown in Northern Ireland immediately blasted Obama for his insensitive attacks on Catholic schools and accused him of a “hackneyed” analysis of the region’s political situation. The Bishop went on to say that “It is the Catholic schools in Northern Ireland that are now among the most racially and linguistically mixed. And, while so many young people are very open to new friendships and opportunities, it needs to be stated that it is adults outside schools who promote mistrust for their own political and personal agenda’s.”

American Catholics for Religious Freedom pointed out that the media completely ignored the story and that, “Secular progressives like President Obama ignore the truth that faith-based education is a component of the religious freedom guaranteed by the Constitution. He can’t bear the thought that Catholic and parochial schools not only teach important values, but consistently produce better educational results at lower cost than America’s failing public schools.”

I doubt that the higher-ups in Ireland will want to share a pint of Guinness with Black Irish O’bama anytime soon. Perhaps O’bama should work on honing his diplomatic skills at the next meeting of the Muslim Brotherhood and tell them they should no longer have Islamic schools in mosques! Maybe then, after pleading for his survival, he would learn when to shut his tele-prompted mouth. I would certainly love to be a fly on the turkey bacon at that intense gathering of agitated Jihadists!

America’s most treasured commodity, our children, are being played like pawns in the political chess game. The standards of Common Core in our public schools are meant to harm and impede not enlighten and advance, and our children’s religious rights and freedoms are being kicked to hell by an out of control, belligerent rabid donkey that is deliriously hee-hawing with sacreligous greed now that the religious are  being forced to pay a tax that supports abortion! Many Republicans fall into the “ass” category as well, but for now, the focus must be on stopping the Marxist Democrats who are currently in control on Capitol Hill.

To help the flow of beer and political blarney, I am providing you with an Irish pub song that will help enhance your festivities.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day!