Our Murdered Cities and the Freedom-Eaters
|What now stands is the remains of a Gary Indiana Holiday Inn. Apparently business is no longer booming in this steel town.|
Most of us have heard that song. It’s from “The Music Man.” It’s a famous song, and it made the city famous. How many American cities are the subjects of a famous song? But Gary, Indiana, for all practical purposes, is no more....
In 1960 Gary had a population of over 178,000; so today’s population figure represents a decrease of about 55%.
To get a better feel for what those numbers mean, you have to see the pictures. You can take an online tour of Gary, Indiana, on the “Forbidden Places” website.
Yes, the pictures tell the story. Schools, hospitals, the Methodist Church; post offices, factories, office buildings, and the Jackson Five Theater—all abandoned, all quietly rotting away. Broken windows, floors covered with debris, and peeling ceilings. Tons and tons of equipment, furniture, and accessories: desks, hospital beds, wheelchairs, file cabinets, electrical fixtures. And outside, mile after mile of empty streets—no cars, no pedestrians. When 80,000 people inhabit a city that once, and not so long ago, housed 178,000, it leaves a lot of unused space. One is reminded of Isaiah’s prophetic vision of the ruins of Babylon:
“It shall never be inhabited… But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there, and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and satyrs shall dance there.” (Isaiah 13:20-21)
...Why was none of it salvaged? Once upon a time, Japan built a modern navy out of scrap metal. And if you’ve ever had to rent a hospital bed for home care, you know it’s a costly proposition....
But then one gets to thinking, “How much more of America is going to look like this, before our leaders are finished with it?” In “America the Beautiful” we sing the line, “Thine alabaster cities gleam.” How many of our cities have stopped gleaming, since those words were written? Have you looked at any pictures of Detroit lately?
“How doth the city sit solitary, that was full of people! How is she become as a widow! She that was great among the nations, and princess among the provinces, how is she become tributary!” (Lamentations 1:1)
|The ruins of Gary, Indiana|
....Gary, Indiana, came into being as a steel town. It died because America’s steel production industry was permitted to die. Gary didn’t die because a plague hit it, because the Assyrians razed it to the ground, or because a flood erased it. Gary died because our leaders of politics and industry decided America didn’t need to make steel anymore....
Murder by whom?
By the freedom-eaters—the Agenda 21, Man-Made Global Warming mob; George Soros, Maurice Strong, and their robot in the White House; by the country club Republicans who let the Democrats take the blame but are very much along for the ride; by Planned Non-Parenthood.... and the Voluntary Human Extinction Movement; by the whole devouring locust-swarm of statist zealots who will do what’s best for us even if they have to kill us: the whole Godless crowd of freedom-eaters.