America stands on the very brink of collapse and I believe the indications are such that if she doesn't collapse in my lifetime, she will in my son's. If that scares you, it should. America is in trouble such as she has never experienced in her history and it is trouble of our own making.
I could lie to you and subscribe to falsities such as if we get rid of Obama and replace him with a "you fill in the blank" or if the Republicans gain the majority in the Senate or if blah-blah-blah. But assuming all of those things were to happen, I remain unconvinced that they would make one bit of difference.
America has lost her way and accordingly, America has lost the worldwide respect she once commanded. And no group is more aware of this than the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Our Founding Fathers had a reliance upon God that they neither apologized nor retreated from. Whether we read John Adams, George Washington, or the collective works of those who fought for our independence, one cannot deny that they had a dependence upon God.
But today, the "faith of our fathers" is just that - the faith of our fathers. America has turned from "In God We Trust" to trust in evil men. And as my close friend and colleague Dr. James David Manning put it, "America no longer fears God, so therefore nations no longer fear America?
ISIS and the other Muslim threats are rabid followers of a false prophet (Mohammed) and a false god (Allah), but they are zealots in their service to their pagan beliefs. They view America in light of what she supports, and let there be not one doubt that these pagans understand the homologation of same-sex marriage, sodomy, the wholesale slaughter of 54 million unborn children, abortion, weak politically-correct officials, ad nauseum are not the qualities of the enlightened, they are the traits of the damned.
There was a time that America prided herself on a belief in God. There was a time our government acted in accordance with the summum bonum of the people she was created to serve. Today, such beliefs are scoffed at. There was a time that when America went to war, the oppressed and threatened in the world sighed a breath of relief because they knew the God of America would vindicate them. Ask the French, Great Britain, or the other European countries to whose aid America came.
But today the media controls our battles, not the generals. Weak ineffectual leaders like Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, and Obama have shown our Islamic enemies that America talks but doesn't act. Globalists like George W. Bush have shown the enemy that America's borders are nothing more than lines on paper. And they openly cheer our downfall as corrupt politicians like George W. Bush, John Boehner, et al. are eagerly willing to reward illegals with full rights and citizenship. Which means whether by outright attacks or attrition, they are positioned to do untold harm to America.
America is similar to a skeletal structure waiting for a strong wind to cause it to fall and that strong wind may well be ISIS and/or some other vulgar derivation of their genus. If (or probably more likely when) ISIS decides to make good on their promise to plant their flags on American soil, what will our so-called leadership do? Look back on the World Trade Centers and Pentagon attacks of 9/11 and consider how quickly America went from waving flags to cursing and blaming and posturing for political gain. Consider how the media undermined the effort than and how they ignore the threat today.
The Second Book of Chronicles 7:14 provides the prescription needed for America to return to a healthy state, but I am confident that just as people will scoff at this piece they will certainly scoff at that. "The fool has said in his heart that there is no God" and even for those who feign to pretend there is a God in heaven, their actions are in accordance with the unbelievers.
Mychal S. Massie is the former National Chairman of the conservative black think tank, Project 21-The National Leadership Network of Black Conservatives; and a member of its parent think tank, the National Center for Public Policy Research