An American Hero?

Lew Rockwell recently linked to an appalling story of the decline of American culture: a movie is being made about an abortionist, with that dreadful creature featured as the er, hero!

A small town in New Hampshire allowed a situation to develop where women were unable to expeditiously exercise their imagined "right to choose" and the poor "doctor" (one Wayne Goldner) who dared to speak out was picketed and lost his position at the local school. At said school his lofty and noble calling was to give volunteer sex education lectures — what better way to drum up business for his gruesome cause celebre?

So when a hospital merger threatened the abortion trade, this wonderful man spoke out. Imagine, having to travel to the next town to kill your child! It's unheard of! What a modern American tragedy! And it is too, although not as portrayed by the imbecile who wrote that article.

Fortunately for the murderous do gooders of the left, here come the Hollywood producers to ennoble this wretch with a film in which he is shown as standing alone against the forces of that despicable religion, Christianity. That's right, that dreadful religion that spoils everybody's fun all the time. With a typical contempt for the truth, these "artists" are calling their film, "Live free or die!" I wonder whose death they are talking about, since the only people to die have been innocent unborn babies.

For the time has come to stop portraying such beasts as this abortionist and his left wing admirers as simply people who don't agree with us. People who murder babies are wicked and sinful — writers who support them are just as bad. Yet it gets worse. There must be a special place in hell for the Hollywood producers who would make a movie about this! Where is sanity?! Will the director stand on a platform of human skulls!?

Let's consider the implications for us, as a nation. Look back in history, and not the new revised history of the public schools, but at human history as it really unfolded; and you will find that when nations began to kill their own children, those nations are doomed.

We not only kill our own young, we shout our delight in this dark activity as some sort of new and wonderful act of liberation from the stultifying mores of the past. Since the Scriptures warn us against harming children, this is a very specific way to mock God and scream our defiance at the heavens, fists clenched tightly around a condom, that symbol of the age. And we wonder why our children kill? I'm surprised our culture holds together at all!

For those who have a clue about the true nature of communism, this is no surprise. With communism, comes death. Not just a little bit, but a lot. One point three million a year is the latest tally of dead babies, but wait, there's more! Euthanasia, physician assisted suicide, and soon, if the left has it's way, the government will take over health care and the death machine can really get cranked up.

Somehow, I'm not surprised that democrats should support the holocaust. For most of this century they have been the front party for communism and led the charge to destroy decency and freedom. And what have the Republicans done to top them? Not much… What saddens me the most, is that otherwise fairly sane Libertarians seem to think this holocaust is just dandy, too. Where can one turn, for sanity?

Our "free" media, those propaganda organs of print, tv and cinema relentlessly suppress original thought and pursue political correctness as an agenda, along with all kinds of violence and sexual depravity. For that reason, they are known by the remnant of freedom loving Americans as whores. So let's follow the trail that harsh metaphor points to.

First – how wonderful that an abortionist should be portrayed as a hero. I was particularly amused by him taking a stand against the forces of “reaction” who would deny women that hard won (and totally imaginary) right to slaughter their own children. Yes, it certainly takes fortitude to stand up with no support at all except the full force of the state and media. Where did he ever summon such raw courage? (It should be noted that in this article the forces of reaction were the decent, ordinary Americans, plus the 28,000 OB-GYNs in the United States who will not, unlike their 600 more "enlightened" colleagues, perform abortions.)

So we learn that only a true dedication to the medical profession, that and the thousands and thousands of dollars that abortionists make killing babies and selling the body parts; could serve to motivate the unsung heroes of the death trade. Yes, in case you weren't aware, they now sell the bodies of the poor little children they murder to research labs. It's so very efficient compared to throwing them in the dumpster as they used to do.

There was a bit about taking a poor woman who required a “medically necessary” abortion forty miles in a limousine, which was quite a tearjerker. But my tears were for the child. I remember a happy time when mothers, including my own, would gladly die to save their child. Now the "doctor" who murders their child for them is a hero?

So isn’t that sort of like prostitution? Only there are two whores involved, counting the “doctor.” The price is kind of high, isn’t it? But that's Freudian politics for you: sex and death go together so naturally and we're just animals after all. I guess that’s the price of the sexual revolution. One sex act, one dead baby.

On the decks of this new Titanic, we just throw the children overboard and fight amongst ourselves like savages for space in the lifeboats. Our motivations are totally lacking in any thing resembling nobility, honor or conscience.

Perhaps Americans need a reality check. Try this: it’s against to law to shoot a doe because the poor thing may have little Bambi gestating inside her. I quite agree with that law. Yet it is entirely legal to murder an unborn human. What sort of monsters consider that a just law?

It takes a certain kind of person to painfully murder an unborn child. May the Lord send them confusion and despair. And perhaps, in His great mercy, raise us up from their murderous ranks a new apostle who, like St. Paul, that "worst of sinners," will call us to repentance.

October 2, 2000

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