The news cycles have taken a momentary pause on their usual incessant fear mongering to cover the highly controversial situation in Afghanistan. Joe Biden, or rather his puppet masters, have decided to pull the troops from the graveyard of empires. The backwards nature of the withdrawal has resulted in the immediate take over of the Afghan government by the Taliban. This withdrawal was originally planned by former President Donald Trump as part of his administration’s effort to stop the endless wars in the middle east, but was inherited and subsequently botched by the current administration.
It’s easy to understand why people are emotionally drawn to the ideals of Communism, Socialism, or what we perceive as the intentions of “the left”, because they at least seem to draw their fundamental motivational source from a place of compassion. Today, well meaning young Americans see socialism as a chic, hip, and new system promising equality and fairness, which are admirable things to want for the world. The unfortunate truth is that this game is not new, it’s more than 100 years old, and whether it’s the rigid, murderous version of socialism put in place by the Soviet Union, or today’s nightmare scenarios in Venezuela, Cuba, Nicaragua, Zimbabwe and North Korea, it’s an idea that has never delivered equality, better lives, or more opportunity.
The Chinese Communist Party has targeted Christianity as a potential risk to their national security. The Christian population in China has grown by 7-8% each year for the last forty-plus years with numbers projected to reach 300 Million by 2030.