Cathy Penn – My Choice for Rockwall County Pct. 2 Justice of the Peace

Several qualified candidates seek the office of Rockwall County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace. It is my pleasure to endorse and support Judge Cathy Penn for this office.

Cathy has served our community well through the years. Her record is impeccable and her credentials unmatched by any other candidate for this office. We residents in Precinct 2 can count on her to follow the Rule of Law.

Learn about Cathy Penn from the following press release.

ROCKWALL JUDGE CATHY PENN RUNNING FOR JUSTICE OF THE PEACE

Judge Cathy Penn has announced her candidacy for the office of Rockwall County Justice C Penn in robeof the Peace, Precinct 2. With a combined 20 plus years of service to the City of Rockwall and Rockwall County, as well as other local municipalities, Judge Penn has the specialized training and experience to ensure that the law is followed and all parties are treated fairly.

As an Assistant Criminal District Attorney in Rockwall County for over 11 years, Judge Penn gained extensive experience in the Justice of the Peace Courts. In 2007, Cathy Penn was appointed to serve as Presiding Judge for the City of Rockwall, where she has continued to serve for over 10 years. Since then, she has been appointed as Judge in four other cities as well. Judge Penn also helps foster parents achieve permanency for children in CPS care through adoption.

While Justice Courts and Municipal Courts are sometimes referred to as “people’s courts,” parties still rely on the Judge to know the law, evidence, and rules of procedure applicable to their case, regardless of whether one side or the other is represented by an attorney. For most people, this may be the only court they will encounter. The judge must be held to the highest ethical standards.

Cathy Penn earned her J.D. from South Texas College of Law, where she was a member of the Order of the Lytae honor society, Managing Editor of the Corporate Counsel Review, and recipient of the AMJUR award for Legal Research and Writing. She graduated from the University of Houston with a B.B.A. in Finance, earning membership in the Beta Gamma Sigma honor society. Cathy Penn has served on the boards of Helping Hands and the Rockwall Bar Association. She volunteers for the Legal Aid of Northwest Texas Rockwall legal clinics and as an Investigator for the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of the Texas State Bar.

On a personal note, Judge Penn has resided in Rockwall since 1995 and lives in Chandlers Landing with her husband, Terry. They have 3 grown children and enjoy boating, traveling, spending time with family and relaxing in the backyard.

Judge Cathy Penn looks forward to the opportunity to serve Rockwall County as Justice of the Peace, Precinct 2. You can reach Cathy at Justice@CathyPenn.com.

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John White
30-year Resident, Precinct 2
Rockwall County Texas

In Search of Differences Between Socialism and Fascism

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Word of the day: Nationalsozialismus

Campus political activists decry Republicans, in particular, President Trump, as NAZIs. Is this a reasonable characterization?

What is the origin and meaning of the term NAZI?

NAZI is a German acronym that stands for ‘Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei’, or National Socialist German Workers Party.

What is the difference between socialism and fascism?

“It is too obvious, too easily demonstrable that fascism and communism are not two opposites, but two rival gangs fighting over the same territory—that both are variants of statism, based on the collectivist principle that man is the rightless slave of the state—that both are socialistic, in theory, in practice, and in the explicit statements of their leaders—that under both systems, the poor are enslaved and the rich are expropriated in favor of a ruling clique—that fascism is not the product of the political “right,” but of the “left”—that the basic issue is not “rich versus poor,” but man versus the state, or: individual rights versus totalitarian government—which means: capitalism versus socialism.” – Ayn Rand

“two rival gangs fighting over the same territory”

“the basic issue is not “rich versus poor,” but man versus the state, or: individual rights versus totalitarian government”

How is it one day after Pearl Harbor Day 2017 millennials say they prefer socialism over free-market capitalism?

Read my blog titled Kaepernick Conundrum http://bit.ly/2B0SGPB where I identify liberal public education and historical revisionism as the root causes of animosity toward the greatest nation to ever exist on earth.

As Christmas 2017 approaches, it is my prayer, my desire, for the Peace of God to rule America and for the Holy Spirit of God to reveal truth to the youth of our nation.

John White
Rockwall, Texas

McCarthy was right – He just went about proving the case of communists in government the wrong way

The NSA has declassified a trove of documents that reveal KGB communications with hundreds of communists working within our federal government.

One example: TOP SECRET Report No. 1657, dated 27 November 1944 | Link to NSA archive: 27nov_mrs_rosenberg

In this document, code name LIBERAL is Julius Rosenberg. The document calls out his wife Ethel Rosenberg by her real name.


You can review all the declassified, decoded VENONA messages from the NSA website at https://www.nsa.gov/news-features/declassified-documents/venona/dated/1944/

On June 19, 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed by electric chair in Sing Sing Prison in Ossining, New York.

At trial, the Rosenbergs declared their innocence. Naturally, the Rosenberg sons Michael and Robert, six and ten years of age when their parents were executed, wanted very much to clear their parents of wrongdoing, but upon release of the VENONA papers in the 1990s they came to realize and acknowledge their parents were, in fact, Soviet spies. Learn more about Julius Rosenberg from his biography.

Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) was correct on the fact of communist spies in U.S. government, but his theatrics and his desire for fame backfired. The truth about communist infiltration essentially legitimized communism in the U.S.A.

Are there communists in our government today? There were well-known communists serving in the administration of Barack Obama.

Van Jones became a communist while involved with San Francisco radicals. He came to know communists while in jail where he and they were incarcerated. In his own words, “I met all these young radical people of color — I mean really radical, communists and anarchists. And it was, like, ‘This is what I need to be a part of… I spent the next ten years of my life working with a lot of those people I met in jail, trying to be a revolutionary…I was a rowdy nationalist on April 28th, and then the verdicts came down on April 29th. By August, I was a communist.” [Reference: East Bay Express – The New Face of Environmentalism 11/2/2005]

Former President Barack Obama told a group of young people in Argentina not to worry about the differences between capitalism and communism and “just choose from what works.” [The Washington Times, March 25, 2016]

Why would Obama sanction communism? Consider his parentage, his upbringing, his mentors and his associations. His parents were communists, his grandparents were communists, his mentors were communists, and his liberal education inspired communism.

As you will learn from the above video, Obama lauded Fidel Castro and Cuban communism.

Investors Business Daily referred to communists in the Obama administration as “Red-diaper babies”. IBD describes Jeh Johnson in an article titled Add Homeland Security’s Jeh Johnson To List Of Obama Red Diaper Babies. In this article,  IBD calls out “top White House advisor Valerie Jarrett, former political advisor David Axelrod and President Obama himself”.

Is communism truly alive in America today? I would say even more than during WW2 and the Cold War.

Learn from the Communist Party USA website how the communist movement is large and lively and at the heart of the Anti-Trump activities.

Communist Party Goal: Rebuilding the Communist Party in the fight against Trump, 26 November 2017

University of Hawaii: HOW MANY DID COMMUNIST REGIMES MURDER? “…the Soviet Union appears the greatest ‘megamurderer’ of all, apparently killing near 61,000,000 people. Stalin himself is responsible for almost 43,000,000 of these.” To these, we can add Cambodia’s Pol Pot, Cubas Fidel Castro, and China’s Mao.

Does communism pose a threat to American freedoms? Have you not heard about so-called ‘free speech zones’ on college campuses? An article in The Federalist, dated 23 August 2017 reports How American Anarchy Parallels China’s Cultural Revolution.

Tell-tale features of the communist movement in America include:

  • free-speech zones on college campuses
  • social justice activists (NFL anthem protesters, Black Lives Matter,
  • political correctness (aka fascism)
  • assaults on First Amendment freedoms
  • sanctuary cities that defy the Supreme Law of the Land
  • a growing atheist movement
  • anarchy

What’s the cure? No political action, no act of Congress, no executive order can stop the march of communism. Only divine, miraculous revelations of Jesus Christ to the youth of America can change the course.

Communism is the systematic plan of Satan to wipe out all vestiges of Judeo-Christian faith in the Living God as our source of peace and our divine provision.

In this year, the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, expect a global revival to sweep billions into the Kingdom of God. Let’s be aware global atheism, anarchy, wars, and rumors of war will greatly increase before the full manifestation of the revival.

Meanwhile, follow the direction of the Apostle Paul in 1 Timothy 2:2. “Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence.

John White
Rockwall, Texas

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AG Paxton: Judge Lee Yeakel’s ruling against SB8 is faulty on the basis of existing federal law

Honorable Ken Paxton
Office of the Attorney Generalseal of the great state of texas
300 W. 15th Street
Austin, TX 78711-2548

Subject: Yeakel ruling on SB8

General Paxton,

U.S. District Judge Lee Yeakel’s Ruling Texas Senate Bill 8 is in gross error, according to the Supreme Law of the Land.

The State’s legitimate concern with the preservation of the life of the fetus is an interest having its primary application once the fetus is capable of living outside the womb. – IX. CONCLUSION

Judge Yeakel incorrectly interprets Roe v. Wade. He concluded there is a woman’s right to kill her baby in the womb. No such right was created in 1973. The Supreme Court forged a right to privacy that is inherently unconstitutional because it applies only to women.

Fact: The U.S. Constitution does not explicitly provide a right to privacy. Over the years, federal courts have cobbled together bits and pieces of the Bill of Rights along with unconstitutional judicial activism to create law out of thin air.

Fact: The U.S. Congress has never created a law to either (a) give a woman a right to an abortion or to (b)  confer a special right exclusively for women.

Article VI of the Constitution defines the supreme Law of the Land.

“This Constitution…the Laws of the United States…and all Treaties…shall be the supreme Law of the Land.. and the Judges in every State shall be bound thereby…”

Fact: The Supreme Law of the Land supersedes any and all Supreme Court opinions contrary to the Laws of the United States.

While the above arguments may not serve to protect unborn Texans, the following does.

18 US CODE 1841 – PROTECTION OF UNBORN CHILDREN – CHAPTER 90A

(a)(1) Whoever engages in conduct that violates
any of the provisions of law listed in sub-
section (b) and thereby causes the death of, or
bodily injury (as defined in section 1365) to, a
child, who is in utero at the time the conduct
takes place, is guilty of a separate offense under
this section.

(2)(A) Except as otherwise provided in this
paragraph, the punishment for that separate offense
is the same as the punishment provided
under Federal law for that conduct had that injury
or death occurred to the unborn child’s
mother

(d) As used in this section, the term “unborn child” means a child in utero, and the term “child in utero” or “child, who is in utero” means a member of the species homo sapiens, at any stage of development, who is carried in the womb.

The above citations of law are found in the Unborn Victims of Violence Act of 2004 (short title).

I encourage you to draw on existing federal law that defines the unborn child as “child in utero”.

The State of Texas was at the forefront of the legal battles to defend the Right to Life in 1973 and is again at the forefront of defending the natural Right to Life.

John White
Rockwall, Texas

Copy: Lt. Governor Dan Patrick, State Senator Bob Hall, State Representative Justin Holland

IF SOCIALISM IS SO GOOD…

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Translation of statements on graphic:

If socialism were as good as they say,
Berlin wouldn’t have made a wall,
The people wouldn’t have escaped from Cuba on rafts,
And in Venezuela, they wouldn’t be standing in lines for food.
(The little red logo says “No to leftist fanaticism“)

Read a Washington Times article dated 11/4/17 titled: Millennials would rather live in socialist or communist nation than under capitalism: Poll ‘This troubling turn highlights widespread historical illiteracy in American society’

Our three-year-old granddaughter wanted so very much to touch her grandmother’s coffee cup heater. Grandmother repeatedly warned her against touching it, but one day she elected to ignore the warning and laid her hand atop the hot surface. She no longer wishes to touch the cup heater.

Is there a crisis in public and university training in America? Yes, there is a genuine crisis due to historical revisionism.

I experienced my first up-close-and-personal with this crisis in a weekend conversation with my eldest son, then a student at Sul Ross University. We discussed Cuba, a subject dear to my heart. His closing statement to signal his belief he won the debate was: “Well, Dad, you know Castro is the best thing that ever happened to Cuba.” I responded, asking him, “Have you ever talked to any Cubans about this?” He dismissed me, saying I have ignorant opinions.

My eldest son is a product of leftist education from a public university. Over the years, his worldview changed somewhat.

In 1959, Cubans were not hungering for socialism. They just wanted to be rid of the corrupt Batista tyrannical government. Castro promised change. He just didn’t reveal what the change would be and a socialist-communist regime was firmly set in place.
At one point in time, Fidel Castro boasted, “Cuba has the cleanest and most educated prostitutes in the world.” Who are these well-educated prostitutes? They are doctors, nurses, and teachers who supplement their meager socialist income by prostituting themselves to sex tourists. LA Times http://lat.ms/2jdS65C

The poor Venezuelans, on the other hand, welcomed socialism that promised cheap food, ‘affordable’ housing, and free medical care. Hugo Chavez actually placed Cuban administrators into every level of the Venezuelan government and Cuban medical personnel provided the free medical care. For a time, Chavez even flew Mexican patients to Venezuela for free eye care with the end of fomenting a communist takeover of Mexico.

Where is Venezuelan socialism today? Educated Venezuelans, including mothers desperate to feed their children, teachers, and doctors, willingly prostitute themselves. [Miami Herald http://hrld.us/2wOwB03 ]

Millenials are the largest voting bloc in our country.

During Jesus’ three-year ministry on earth, some believed in him, others did not. How could there be any unbelief after all the amazing miracles witnessed by thousands of Jews? I have no qualified answer to this question, but I know a sure-fire experience that removes all doubt. The Apostle Peter and I shared this experience.

Matthew 16:13-17 describes this experience.

When Jesus came to the region of Caesarea Philippi, he asked his disciples, “Who do people say the Son of Man is?
They replied, “Some say John the Baptist; others say Elijah; and still others, Jeremiah or one of the prophets.
But what about you?” he asked. “Who do you say I am?
Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.
Jesus replied, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah, for this was not revealed to you by flesh and blood, but by my Father in heaven. And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock [of revelation] I will build my church, and the gates of Hades will not overcome it.

In August of 1974, I experienced this rock of revelation. Nothing and no one can shake me of my belief in the Lord Jesus Christ.

My point: Speaking to like-minded American adults, there is nothing you can say to dissuade most Millenials from their hunger for socialism. But, a divine revelation of truth will ring them all around.

Rabbi Jesus is the way and the truth and the life.

My prayer to God is a request for revelations of truth to the Millenial generation. I see no plan ‘B’.If we wait for them to learn the reality of socialism first-hand, as did Cubans and now Venezuelans, it will be too late to save our beloved country.

John White
Rockwall, Texas

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Jerusalem: Searching for Significance

The King James Version of the Bible mentions this city 767 times, the New Living Translation count is 1,027. Rockwall, the greatest city on all the earth is not mentioned even once. Bummer.

Center of the Earth

Using the GIS [geographic information system], one researcher estimates the centroid [median point, that point where the medians of a triangle intersect] to be on the eastern coast of Romania.

Ezekiel 5:5 KJV says “This is Jerusalem: I have set it in the midst of the nations and countries that are round about her.” Text of the NLT places Jerusalem “at the center of the nations“.

One can surmise the Bible does not say Jerusalem is precisely in the center of the nations, but pretty doggone close to it.

Mexico City, at almost 22 million residents, reigns as the most populous city on earth while Jerusalem’s headcount runs well under one million.

No ethnic group or nation vies for control of Mexico City. Jerusalem, on the other hand, is the target of all but one of the 15 member nations of the UN Security Council.

One year ago, on December 13, under the administration of Barack Hussein Obama, 14 members of the Security Council voted to condemn Israeli settlements in Jerusalem. One nation, the US, abstained, meaning a sitting US president voted against Israel, the apple of God’s eye [Zechariah 2:8]

Thankfully, in September of this year [2017], President Donald Trump met with Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu in NY City where our president declared Jerusalem as the eternal capital of Israel. By the way, this was not a partisan issue. NY Senator Chuck Schumer agreed with President Trump, saying, “Whatever one’s views are on settlements, anyone who cares about the future of Israel and peace in the region knows that the UN, with its one-sidedness, is exactly the wrong forum to bring about peace. I have spoken directly to the [Obama] Administration numerous times … and in the strongest terms possible urged them to veto this resolution. I am strongly opposed to the UN putting pressure on Israel through one-sided resolutions. An abstention is not good enough. The Administration must veto this resolution.”

Senator Schumer and President Trump are on the same page, with respect to the ownership of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem is significant to Israelis. It’s also significant to the entire world.
Psalm 122:6 in our Holy Scripture says, “Pray for peace in Jerusalem. May all who love this city prosper.”

Daily, I pray for peace in Jerusalem. Is this a point for your morning devotionals?

John White
Rockwall, Texas

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