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1 STATESMEN PROJECT April 3-5, 2014 Dallas, Texas 1

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3 3 ©Copyright 2014 Eli Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

4 State of World Governments Finances and the Resulting Political and Economic Reality for States

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6 6 ©Copyright 2014 Eli Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

7 What are the consensus economic benchmarks that signal the tipping point for government stability? 7

8 Five Compartments of the Titanic 8

9 What are the consensus economic benchmarks that signal the tipping point for government stability? ~ When sovereign debt exceeds 70% of GDP. 9

10 What is the status of these benchmarks in reference to the American economy today? ~ The United States governments sovereign debt, as a percent of GDP, now exceeds 100%. 10

11 What are the consensus economic benchmarks that signal the tipping point for government stability? ~ When over 50% of the citizens receive their primary source of income from the government. 11

12 What is the status of these benchmarks in reference to the American economy today? ~ Counting Social Security, the percent of the population receiving their primary source of income from the government is approximately 52%. 12

13 What are the consensus economic benchmarks that signal the tipping point for government stability? ~ When less than 50% of the citizens pay federal income tax. 13

14 What is the status of these benchmarks in reference to the American economy today? ~ Currently only 50% of the population pays federal income tax. By some analysis, it is as low as 43%. 14

15 What are the consensus economic benchmarks that signal the tipping point for government stability? ~ When the federal government consumes more than 20% of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in spending. 15

16 What is the status of these benchmarks in reference to the American economy today? ~ Currently the federal government is spending, in taxes and borrowed money, 28% of the GDP. Even worse, 42% of every dollar spent by the federal government is borrowed. Adding in state and local governments, the government spending level exceeds 40%. 16

17 What are the consensus economic benchmarks that signal the tipping point for government stability? ~ When the contribution by the federal government to the average citizens disposable income exceeds 20%. 17

18 What is the status of these benchmarks in reference to the American economy today? ~ State-by-state, the average contribution of the federal government to the publics disposable income is 30%. In some sates, it is as high as 40%. 18

19 Spiritual Political Warfare 19

20 20 We are in spiritual political warfare Liberals want to replace the hope and promise of the Kingdom with control of statism in this system of things.

21 21 The Church must organize to: Educate Mobilize and Activate individuals to defend Biblical truths

22 22 This has happened before: : a 40-year conservative cycle 1974-historically similar to historically similar to 2008 In 1974, Christian Right was born. Led new grassroots movement – the foundation for Ronald Reagan.

23 23 RISE & FALL OF THE LAST CONVSERVATIVE CYCLE

24 24 God Under Attack God is under attack because liberals want to destroy our independence from the state. Liberals declare through media, talk shows and magazines that Christianity is losing influence in this country. Attempting to be self-prophetic.

25 25 What are the measures of the pressures that can crush a government? We must avoid the consequence. ~We are moving toward 51% of the public receiving their direct livelihood from government. ~Currently only 43% of public pays no income tax, moving toward 51%. ~When 51% are in total economic reliance on government and 51% pay no income tax, the system is likely to collapse upon itself.

26 26 Strategic Liberal Process The strategic process, by which liberals (intended or unintended) will enslave individuals to government, are incremental actions seeming harmless and necessary.

27 27 The process in play includes: –Universal health care –Mandatory green initiatives –Control of manufacturing and banking Strategic Liberal Process

28 28 Real Life Consequences of Socialism The proposed universal health care plan of 1993 contained provisions for a $5,000 fine and 5 years in jail for going outside the system for services.

29 29 The American people will never knowingly adopt socialism. But, under the name of liberalism, they will adopt every fragment of the socialist program until one day America will be a socialist nation without knowing how it happened. Norman Matton Thomas 1944 candidate for U.S. President

30 30 What is the state of mind of the public at times such as these? 30% always want more government 30% always want less government 30% decide this issue based upon their economic security

31 31 POLITICAL INDEX SCALE CONSERVATIVE VS. LIBERAL

32 32 PUBLIC OPINION PERCENTAGES

33 33 Beguilement of one world economic coordination: World is primarily socialistic Public exists to serve the state The State purports to take care of the public

34 34 Socialistic governments cannot compete with a free enterprise nation of any size. Therefore, they must make them compromise.

35 35 GERMANY VS. CHINA ANNUAL GDP

36 36 Coordination leads to a one world socialistic order.

37 37 What are the signs of destructive coordination? U.N. Treaties (claiming it belongs to the world): Law of the sea* Environment (Kyoto Protocol) Internet Labor Money & Banking

38 38 G-7 and International Monetary Fund (IMF) Gordon Brown, former Prime Minister of England, advocated a one world banking system using the IMF as the worlds FDIC.

39 39 China is: Developing its own middle class to alleviate need for U.S. consumption. Developing the Yuan as regional currency backed by copper. Pursuing new one world currency managed by the U.N.

40 40 American Exceptionalism: Unique nation founded on principles and ideas of freedom. Only country in world where one is free to do anything, not against the law, without government permission.

41 41 American Exceptionalism: Because in America, the citizen is sovereign over the state. Modern liberalism believes government is god and sovereign over man.

42 42 American Exceptionalism: Dictatorships & monarchies believe that man can be both god & government and sovereign over man. Islam believes god is government and sovereign over man.

43 43 American Exceptionalism: America is the only country founded on the principle that God is sovereign over both man & government and that man is sovereign over government.

44 44 Why do some cultures hate us? They dont recognize mans individual connection to God. Tribal governments control by tribal birth. Privileged governments control by privileged birth.

45 45 This is in direct conflict with man pursuing Gods individual purpose in his life. Freedom breaks down the lines of government control and threatens their authority.

46 46 I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them. Thomas Jefferson

47 Economic freedom is critical to religious liberty ©Copyright 2013 Eli Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.47

48 48 JUSTICE CHURCH ETERNALBIBLICALTRUTHSETERNALBIBLICALTRUTHS Biblical Foundation In Society

49 49 Justice Poverty Disease Environment Education Distribution of wealth Corruption

50 50 Eternal Biblical Truths Sovereignty of Jesus Christ Traditional moral values Independence from the State in this system of things Ruling authority of the family structure The Church as the organizational imperative

51 51 The supporting stake must be based on the Kingdom ~ not the government. You can pursue justice but you must be prepared to defend the Truth.

52 52 We faced these circumstances in 1974 Christian community led the way for a call of freedom. Ronald Reagan answered that call and the nation followed.

53 53 They fought for their beliefs city-by-city and state-by state.

54 54 Activists need something to do to extend themselves one step at a time. We must : Define ourselves and our positions simply Impact our sphere of influence Organize Educate the public Establish sense of urgency Recruit, enlist support, build

55 55 Goals: Maintain individual sovereignty over the state. Educate the public on consequences of socialism. Resist U.S. and one world socialism.

56 56 Goals: Enhance American private sector. Protect religious liberty. Defend individual freedoms.

57 57 An all-consuming state consumes all freedom. Our children deserve to inherit the freedom our forefathers passed to us.

58 58 JUSTICE CHURCH ETERNALBIBLICALTRUTHSETERNALBIBLICALTRUTHS Biblical Foundation In Society

59 Presented by Marc Nuttle th Avenue NW Norman, OK ©Copyright 2014 Eli Enterprises, Inc. All Rights Reserved.


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