Tuesday, 20 June 2017

Rev Matt Hale (Civil Case) Defendant's Motion for an Extension of the Dispositive Motion Deadline



IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT



FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO

Civil Action No. 14-cv-00245-MSK-MJW

REVEREND MATT HALE,

Plaintiff,

v.

FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS,

Defendant.

DEFENDANT’S MOTION FOR AN EXTENSION

OF THE DISPOSITIVE MOTION DEADLINE

The Federal Bureau of Prisons ("BOP") respectfully asks this Court to extend the current dipositive motion deadline of June 30, 2017, see Doc. 155 at 10, by 31 days, to and including August 1, 2017.1 The BOP recognizes that this is a significant amount of additional time, but there is good cause for the Court to grant the motion in light of the unique circumstances present here. Because Mr. Hale is a federal prisoner who is representing himself, the BOP did not consult with him before filing this motion. See D.C.COLO.LCivR 7.1(b)(1) (setting forth an exception to duty to confer in "a motion filed in a case involving an unrepresented prisoner").

1 A thirty-day extension would make the filing deadline Sunday, July 31, 2017.



A. Mr. Hale’s incarceration in a Special Housing Unit in another state delayed the taking of depositions.

There is a lengthy record in this case detailing Mr. Hale’s housing situation over the past thirteen months. In late May 2016, Mr. Hale was transferred from the ADX to the Federal




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Correctional Institution in Terre Haute, Indiana ("FCI Terre Haute"). On August 25, 2016, Mr. Hale was placed in the Special Housing Unit ("SHU") at FCI Terre Haute, where he was housed for seven months. Mr. Hale was redesignated to the ADX, where he arrived on April 7, 2017. See, e.g., Declaration of Lieutenant Amy Kelley, Doc. 172-1 ¶¶ 13, 20-22.


During the seven months when Mr. Hale was in the SHU at FCI Terre Haute, undersigned counsel kept in contact with him. Mr. Hale and counsel spoke by telephone multiple times. At one point, Mr. Hale scheduled depositions of two BOP witnesses, which undersigned counsel help facilitate by locating a court reporter for Mr. Hale in Indiana and by working with FCI Terre Haute officials to arrange for video teleconferencing. Mr. Hale ultimately informed counsel that he did not wish to proceed with depositions while he was in the SHU. In his view, it would have been very difficult for him to take depositions, and to be deposed himself, because of the physical restrictions in that particular housing unit.
The BOP considered Mr. Hale’s view of the matter and agreed to work with him to enable him to conduct depositions after he left the SHU. As noted in past filings, that decision was informed in part by the fact that the BOP anticipated that the resolution of Mr. Hale’s long-term housing assignment would be sooner than it was. That did not turn out to be the case. The ADX referral process, which was conducted completely independently of this litigation, was not completed until late February 2017, see Kelley Declaration at ¶ 21, and it took additional time for the BOP to physically transport Mr. Hale to the ADX. Mr. Hale did not arrive at the ADX until April 7, 2017, and it took several more weeks for Mr. Hale’s legal materials to arrive at the ADX.



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B. Mr. Hale has now taken four depositions, which were completed on June 7, 2017.


Immediately after Mr. Hale’s return to the ADX, the BOP and undersigned counsel began working to help him schedule and take depositions. Undersigned counsel located two court reporting services for Mr. Hale to consider, one of which he selected.2 Mr. Hale then had to arrange for prepayment of the court reporter’s fees. That, in turn, required that telephone calls be arranged between Mr. Hale and a member of his family who would make the required prepayment. In the meantime, undersigned counsel worked with the witnesses, only one of whom is located in Colorado, to schedule the depositions. Counsel was also required to obtain approval for travel to the depositions of the out-of-state witnesses and to make the necessary travel arrangements.

2 Counsel made clear to Mr. Hale that he was free to choose any court reporter he preferred.


The BOP and undersigned counsel worked quickly, but completing these tasks took several weeks. Mr. Hale deposed the Chief of the BOP’s Sacramento Intelligence Unit on May 15, 2017, and a BOP Intelligence Operations Officer on May 16, 2017. Both of these witnesses were located in California. The following week, undersigned counsel deposed Mr. Hale. On June 2, 2017, Mr. Hale deposed a witness located at ADX Florence. By mutual agreement of the parties, Mr. Hale deposed the BOP’s retained expert on June 7, 2017, a few days after the formal discovery deadline. That schedule alteration was necessary because of unavoidable, long-planned obligations in the expert’s schedule, as well as the heavy travel schedule of undersigned counsel beginning in mid-May.



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In the end, Mr. Hale was able to take all depositions for which he was able to secure the necessary funds. The BOP and undersigned counsel worked diligently to ensure that happened. The fact that discovery in this matter took unusually long was the result of circumstances unrelated to this litigation and the BOP’s good-faith efforts to accommodate concerns raised by Mr. Hale.
C. The BOP needs additional time to review the recent discovery and for its witnesses to prepare their declarations.


As of the date of this filing, undersigned counsel has received three of the five deposition transcripts. It is anticipated that the other two transcripts will not be completed until next week.

The BOP expects to submit at least eight lengthy and detailed declarations in support of its motion for summary judgment. The declarants include current BOP officials, including high-level officials in the BOP’s Sacramento Intelligence Unit and its Central Office in Washington, D.C. The declarants also include two former ADX Wardens, both of whom now live outside Colorado, who made the decisions to restrict Mr. Hale’s mail privileges in the past. It is necessary for the declarants—and for undersigned counsel, too—to thoroughly review the new information revealed in the recent discovery that may be pertinent to the particular witnesses’ sworn testimony. To take one example, it is essential for the witnesses to be aware of Mr. Hale’s testimony concerning (1) information about their individual actions and (2) information that may bear on the witness’s assessment of the Creativity Movement, which is a BOP-designated Security Threat Group.

The process of reviewing the recent discovery and preparing declarations has commenced, but the work required to complete those declarations is significant and cannot be completed by June 30, 2017. Thorough declarations in final form are necessary in order for



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undersigned counsel to take the next step of writing a brief that clearly and accurately articulates the relevant facts and analyzes them in accordance with the applicable law. BOP officials and counsel are working and will continue to work hard, but the very recent conclusion of an intense period of key discovery does not allow them to present that information in a motion for summary judgment by the current deadline in a form that would make the Court’s consideration of the issues as efficient as possible.
D. The requested extension will not compromise any deadline or the progress of this case.


Before filing this motion for extension, the BOP took seriously its obligation to carefully consider the need for an extension of time, and the impact the requested extension may have on the litigation. For the reasons discussed above, the BOP is unable to submit a carefully written, thorough motion with the necessary supporting declarations by the current deadline. Moreover, the extension requested will not significantly affect the scheduling of the case at this point. No trial is set at this time. The BOP respectfully submits that a summary-judgment motion may serve to narrow and focus the remaining issues before the Court, even if the motion is denied or is granted only in part. Thus, the motion for summary judgment will potentially reduce the amount of court and security resources that will be required if a trial were held. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 1 (The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure "should be construed, administered, and employed by the court and the parties to secure the just speedy, and inexpensive determination of every action and proceeding.").


Pursuant to D.C.COLO.LCivR 6.1(b), the BOP states that it previously requested one 60-day extension of the discovery and dispositive deadlines, which the Court granted. Doc. 88. It also requested one previous 90-day extension of the same deadlines, which the Court granted.



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Doc. 99. The parties jointly requested one 90-day extension of those deadlines, which the Court granted. Doc. 112. The parties jointly requested one 75-day extension of the deadlines, which the Court granted in part. Doc. 155 at 10. Pursuant to D.C.COLO.LCivR 6.1(c), the BOP represents that a copy of this motion will be served on Mr. Hale and an agency representative.
D. Conclusion


For the reasons set forth in this motion, the Federal Bureau of Prisons respectfully requests that the Court extend the deadline for filing dispositive motions to August 1, 2017. A proposed order is attached.


Respectfully submitted on June 16, 2017.

ROBERT C. TROYER

Acting United States Attorney
s/ Susan Prose


Susan Prose

Assistant United States Attorney

1801 California Street, Suite 1600

Denver, Colorado 80202

Telephone: (303) 454-0100

Fax: (303) 454-0404

Email: susan.prose@usdoj.gov

Counsel for the Federal Bureau of Prisons



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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT

FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO

CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE (CM/ECF)


I hereby certify that on June 16, 2017, I served the foregoing document on the following non-CM/ECF participant by United States mail:

Matthew Hale

Reg. No. 15177-424

ADX – Florence

P.O. Box 8500

Florence, CO 81226
s/ Susan Prose


Susan Prose

United States Attorney’s Office



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Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Rev Matt Hale (Civil Case) Response to Motions to Reconsider



IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT



FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 14-cv-00245-MSK-MJW

REVEREND MATT HALE,

Plaintiff,

v.

FEDERAL BUREAU OF PRISONS,

Defendant.
RESPONSE TO MOTIONS TO RECONSIDER

[DOCS. 162, 164, 165, 166, 170, 171]
The Court should not alter its decision to deny the motions to join submitted by fifteen of Mr. Hale’s family members, followers, and supporters outside the prison.1 The Court has not "misapprehended the facts, a party’s position, or the controlling law." Servants of Paraclete v. Does, 204 F.3d 1005, 1012 (10th Cir. 2000) (observing that "[g]rounds warranting a motion to reconsider include (1) an intervening change in the controlling law, (2) new evidence previously unavailable, and (3) the need to correct clear error or prevent manifest injustice") (citation omitted)); see also, e.g., Barber ex rel. Barber v. Colo. Dep’t of Revenue, 562 F.3d 1222, 1228 (10th Cir. 2009) (denial of Rule 59(e) motion for reconsideration is reviewed under an abuse-of-discretion standard and will not be reversed unless the appellate court has "a definite and firm

1 The BOP responds to all currently pending motions to reconsider, which includes motions brought by Mr. Hale and five others. The persons other than Mr. Hale are referred to as the "Movants" in this response. The Court should deny all pending motions to reconsider, and any future motions like them, for the reasons explained in this response.



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 conviction that the lower court made a clear error of judgment or exceeded the bounds of permissible choice in the circumstances").
A. Mr. Hale is not subject to a "mail ban," but he is not allowed to discuss a BOP Security Threat Group or to hold a position of authority in that group.
The crux of the motions to reconsider is that Mr. Hale is allegedly under a "mail ban," but that is not so. The Lieutenant assigned to the Special Investigative Services ("SIS") Department at the federal prison complex in Florence, Colorado, explains the situation. See Declaration of Amy Kelley, Ex. 1 hereto.

Mr. Hale’s correspondence is being monitored in accordance with his status as a validated leader of a BOP Security Threat Group ("STG") known variously as the "World Church of the Creator," the "Church of the Creator," or the "Creativity Movement" (collectively, the "Creativity Movement"). Id. ¶ 8; see also id. ¶ 12 (discussing the difficulties of monitoring Plaintiff’s communications, in light of "[h]is status as a worldwide leader of the Creativity Movement"). Although Mr. Hale asserts that this group is his "religion," the BOP monitors the group as an STG, i.e., "an inmate group, gang, or organization acting in concert to promote violence, escape, drug, disruptive, and/or terrorist activity." Id. ¶ 9. BOP inmates who have been validated as affiliates of the Creativity Movement have documented histories of racially motivated violence or attempted violence, including Mr. Hale himself, as well as William White, who was convicted of soliciting the murder of the foreperson of the jury in Mr. Hale’s criminal case. Id. ¶¶ 9-11. Benjamin Smith, a follower of Mr. Hale’s, "killed two people and wounded nine others for the apparent purpose of avenging the decision to deny Plaintiff a license to practice law in Illinois." Id. ¶ 11.


Within the last year, security concerns regarding Mr. Hale’s communications have



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increased. Mr. Hale was transferred from the ADX to the Federal Correctional Institution in Terre Haute, Indiana ("FCI Terre Haute"), on May 31, 2016, where he had access to an email system. Id. ¶¶ 13-14. In June 2016, after Mr. Hale learned the name of the BOP’s retained expert in this lawsuit, he sent an email to his followers, seeking information about the "Jew" and "Jew lackey" who "besmeared [Hale’s] person[.]" Id. ¶ 15. This statement, referring to the BOP’s retained expert, was later posted on several white supremacist websites. Id. ¶ 15.

Very shortly after that, Mr. Hale spoke by telephone with a follower who referred to Mr. Hale as his "Fuhrer" and "leader," who he "will follow . . . to the ends of the earth! I would jump out of an airplane without a parachute for you! Only kidding." Id. ¶ 17. Approximately two weeks later, on July 13, 2016, a second follower sent Mr. Hale an email which informed Mr. Hale that the first follower (who called Mr. Hale his "Fuhrer") had told the second follower that he was willing "to take out any of the judges or prosecutors [in Mr. Hale’s case][.]" Id. ¶ 17. Then, the following month, Mr. Hale disseminated a "Press Release" in which he castigated the Assistant United States Attorney—now a federal magistrate judge—as a "Jewish crypto-homosexual communist who prosecuted the Reverend Matt Hale, leader of the pro-White and anti-Jewish Church of the Creator." Id. ¶¶ 18-19. Mr. Hale further asserted that the federal magistrate judge has "caused enormous grief to me, my family, and my church." Id. at ¶ 18.


These communications at FCI Terre Haute led to Mr. Hale’s re-referral to the ADX. A BOP Hearing Administrator found that, "[d]ue to his stature and influence the statements in inmate Hale’s ‘press release’ specifically referring to his hope that [the federal magistrate judge] will receive his ‘comeuppance’ are believed to be another attempt by inmate Hale to orchestrate violence against the judge, either by [Follower #1] or another disciple of similar mindset. As he



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continues a pattern of this behavior, it appears hewould be unable to function in a less restrictivecorrectional environment without being a threat to others or to the secure and orderly operation of a less secure correctional facility." Id.¶ 21.2

The BOP must take into accountthecontent and context ofMr. Hale’s communicationsand the STG status of the Creativity Movement. Id. ¶¶16, 20, 22. "The SIS Departmentmanages Plaintiff’s communications in the same way that the communications of any other STGmember at ADX Florence—and specifically, anyother national leader ofan STG—are managed." Id. ¶ 23. Mr. Hale’s incoming and outgoingcommunicationscannotdiscuss or referto the STG. Id.¶¶ 24-25. Hiscommunicationscannot usethe honorifics "Reverend" or"Pontifex Maximus," both of which connoterank, stature, and control of the STG. Id. ¶ 26. These are the same rulesthat apply to all otherBOP inmates and to all other STGs in the BOP.Id. ¶ 28;see also id.¶ 27 (explaining that BOP inmates are notallowed to hold positions ofauthority in anygroup outside the prison, includingthose that are not STGs).

When the BOP was inconsistent in applying these rules to Mr. Hale, potentiallydangerous communications wereallowed to be sent. Id.¶¶18, 25. Now, to reduce the threat offuture harm,Mr. Hale isbeing treated like every inmate.Id.¶¶25, 28.But that does not mean he is under a "mail ban." He can send and receive correspondence that complies with these rules, and he has done so. Id.¶¶ 29-30.

2Thenames of non-parties to this lawsuithave been redactedfrom Attachment 2.Mr. Hale isaware of the identities ofthose persons.


 


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B. Mr. Hale and the Movants have not established grounds for compulsory or permissive joinder.
Neither Mr. Hale nor any of the Movants has shown that compulsory or permissive joinder is appropriate under the circumstances present here, as this Court has already found.
There has been no change in Mr. Hale’s situation that would support compulsory joinder. It remains the case that each of "Mr. Hale’s claims can be resolved without consideration of the claims of the Movants," and that the Movants can file their own lawsuits. See Doc. 155 at 7.

Furthermore, the circumstances continue to support the Court exercising its discretion to deny permissive joinder. See Doc. 155 at 4-5 (noting that the Court may "disallow joinder where it would not serve the purpose of Rule 20 – promoting trial convenience expediting the resolution of disputes") (citations omitted); see also United States v. N. Colo. Water Conservancy Dist., 251 F.R.D. 590, 599 (D. Colo. 2008) (discussing factors to consider before allowing permissive intervention under Fed. R. Civ. P. 24(b)(1)(B), including "(1) whether the intervention will unduly delay or prejudice the adjudication of the original parties’ rights; (2) whether the would-be intervenor’s input adds value to the existing litigation; (3) whether the petitioner’s interests are adequately represented by the existing parties; and (4) the availability of an adequate remedy in another action.").

The BOP would be extremely prejudiced if fifteen or more new plaintiffs are added to the litigation at this advanced stage of the case. Not only would the BOP be required to defend against new legal issues raised by individuals who are not in its custody, it would also be obliged to determine the precise scope of the new plaintiffs’ claims. As this Court noted, based on the Movants’ filings, the scope of these supposed claims is hard to discern. See Doc. 155 at 6 (assuming, "without deciding, that there is some constitutional right that the Movants assert that





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is impaired by mail bans imposed against Mr. Hale"). Therefore, in order to know the case it would face at a potential trial, the BOP would be compelled to ask the Court to reopen discovery in order to depose each new plaintiff. Such discovery necessarily would prolong this case, where the parties have completed depositions and the BOP anticipates filing a motion for summary judgment.
Mr. Hale is an able advocate for both himself and the Movants, who obviously share his objectives in this lawsuit. See Virginia v. Westinghouse Elec. Corp., 542 F.2d 214, 216 (4th Cir. 1976) ("When the party seeking intervention has the same ultimate objective as a party to the suit, a presumption arises that its interests are adequately represented . . ."). As Mr. Hale has often noted, he has been trained as a lawyer. See Hale v. Committee on Character and Fitness for the State of Illinois, 335 F.3d 678, 687 (7th Cir. 2003) (holding that federal court lacked jurisdiction over state court’s decision to let stand the rejection of Mr. Hale’s application to practice law).

Mr. Hale has put his legal training to use in this case. He has taken depositions and has issued written discovery requests. His filings show that he understands the law and can clearly articulate legal arguments. And having served as the "highest priest" of the Creativity Movement for at least ten years, he is well situated to present a case that will take into account the interests of all those who may desire to communicate with him. Mr. Hale can call those interested persons as witnesses in this case (assuming they otherwise meet the requirements for witnesses) without the Court making them parties.3

3 In response to the BOP’s discovery request asking Mr. Hale to identify persons he may call as witnesses at trial, Mr. Hale identified Mr. Quitta and Ms. Henderson, both of whom have sought to join this lawsuit. Docs. 131, 136.





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C. Mr. Hale and his followers do not have an unfettered right to communicate.
The Court was correct to express "substantial doubt that the joinder Motions actually assert any right to relief against the BOP for restrictions imposed against Mr. Hale." Doc. 155 at 7 n.6 (emphasis in original). It remains the case that "the BOP has no power to restrain or curtai[l] the movants’ speech or ability to exercise their religion." Id. And Movants can write to and receive mail from Mr. Hale, even though they cannot discuss the business of a BOP-designated STG in that mail. That is a rule that applies to all BOP inmates and their contacts, who do not have an "unimpeded" right to communicate with each other. See Doc. 162 at 4; see also, e.g., Turner v. Safley, 482 U.S. 78, 89 (1987) (prison system may impose a regulation that "impinges on inmates’ constitutional rights," if the regulation "is reasonably related to legitimate penological interests"); Hudson v. Palmer, 468 U.S. 517, 523 (1984) (recognizing that inmates retain only those First Amendment rights "not inconsistent with their status as prisoners or with the legitimate penological objectives of the corrections system"); Jones v. N. Carolina Prisoners’ Labor Union, 433 U.S. 119, 126 (1977) ("The concept of incarceration itself entails a restriction on the freedom of inmates to associate with those outside of the penal institution.").

Nor do the Movants have a "constitutional guarantee of an audience for permissible expression," as this Court observed. Doc. 155 at 6. Although they cannot discuss the ideology, activities, or business of the Creativity Movement with Mr. Hale, they are free to do so with any number of other persons who are not in federal prison. There appear to be many such persons. According to an article written by a "Rev. Logsdon," Mr. Hale’s former position of "Pontifex Maximus" was recently assumed by a man named James Costello. See Creativity Movement Toronto, article dated 28 March 2017, available at  State of the Church 44AC.. By Rev Logsdon




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. The Movants can discuss Creativity with these persons and others. They can discuss any other topic with Mr. Hale, provided their discussions do not jeopardize public safety or the safety and security of the institution. Ex. 1 ¶¶ 29, 30. http://creativitymovementtoronto.blogspot.com/2017/03/state-of-church-44ac-by-rev-logsdon.html




D. Conclusion
The Court should deny the motions to reconsider. Docs. 162, 164, 165, 166, 170, 171.

Respectfully submitted on June 5, 2017.

ROBERT C. TROYER

Acting United States Attorney
s/ Susan Prose

 





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(Note.. pages 9/10 not published here as they contain names and address of " family/followers/supporters" that were served with this document.) 

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Reply in Support of Plantiff's Motion to reconsider order Denying motions to join suit..FREE MATT HALE

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                                         THE CREATIVITY MOVEMENT



 

Tuesday, 6 June 2017

Protestantism vs Creativity - A Comparison....By Ben Klassen

 

 
 
 


A. Basis of Belief:

There is no one consensus of the Protestant belief, and the nitpicking details and differences vary as to each individual denomination, cult, sect, or even individual churches. Since these run into the tens of thousands, we cannot, of course, detail them here. There is however, a common denominator, more or less, in them all.

Essentially, their beliefs are based on the Jewish/Christian Bible, which is only slightly different from the Roman Catholic Vulgate edition. Most Protestant denominations in the past followed the King James Version, rewritten by a group of scholars ca. 1611. It is a partially cleaned-up version of the Roman Catholic Vulgate text, whose language was considered somewhat vulgar, hence Vulgate. Both the grammar and the literary style were greatly improved by these revisions. Nevertheless, even the King James Version, deodorized as it is, still contains a large number of passages, stories and episodes that are vulgar, crude, filthy, and in fact, just to list the numbers of such chapters and verses fills several pages. (They are listed in the 1881 edition of Foote & Ball's Bible Handbook.)

Most of the liberal Protestant churches have now discarded the King James Version in favor of the Revised Standard Version, (R.S.V.) which uses more modern language.
The whole Bible has been translated into English, or revised in the English language more than 50 times, and the New Testament at least 110 times, thereby Ignoring it's own dictum that not a tittle be added or subtracted from "God's Word."

CREATIVITY, in contrast, repudiates the whole superstition! contention that our lives are governed by a passel of spooks hovering over and around us, monitoring our every action, deed, word and thought. Instead, our creed and program are based on the realities of the universe in which we live, on the Eternal Laws of Nature, on logic and common sense. These eternal truths are set forth in our three basic books. Nature's
Eternal Religion, The White Man's Bible, and Salubrious Living.

B. Goals and Objectives:

The Reformers (Martin Luther, Calvin, etc.) were zealots whose proclaimed objectives were salvation for themselves and saving the souls of others, even if they had to use the thumbscrew and rack to whip the others into their line of thinking. The modern day Protestant churches, strongly under Jewish influence, have now pretty well abandoned the salvation-for-the-hereafter business, and are hell bent on pursuing several issues, of which racial equality and race-mixing are now the most strident, urgent social gospels. (The media calls it Secular Humanism, another one of those Jewish terms that most people are confused about; but basically it means promoting sex, race-mixing, feeding the niggers and the scum of the world at the expense of the White Race, of course, while at the same time denouncing and undermining the White Race itself at every turn.)

Creativity, on the other hand, strongly denounces race-mixing and promotes the goal of racial purity for the White Race. In fact, its sole concern is for the best interests of the White Race and the White Race alone, seeking to bring meaning and order into a now degenerate, confused and
chaotic world. We strive to build a Whiter and Brighter World.

C. Some Proclaimed Differences Between the Protestant churches and the Roman Catholic church:

From the traditional Catholic point of view, Protestantism was, and is, a heresy, a willful departure from the divinely revealed doctrines and institutions of THE CHURCH, leading to apostasy from THE TRUE FAITH and to obliteration of the rules of Christian life.

From the Protestant point of view, according to the reformers, it was the Catholic church, which, on the contrary, deviated from the revealed teaching and discipline of original Christianity and thus from the living, mystical body of Christ. By hypertrophic growth of its institutional machinery, the medieval church stiffened the life of the spirit. It made of salvation a kind of mass production of sacramental and devotional external practices and pseudo-ascetic ways of life. Above all, it usurped the powers of the spirit to the benefit of the clerical caste and thus opened the door to all kinds of abuses and to the exploitation of the Christian people by a corrupt clerical bureaucracy which had its center in a papal Rome, whose moral debasement was the scandal of Christianity.  So there. Take your pick.

D. Racial Attitude: There are still a few fundamental churches that favor racial separation, but that minority is small and dwindling. Most Protestant denominations, especially the World Council of Churches, The National Council of Churches, the liberal churches and even most of the fundamental churches are now going all out to promote race-mixing, and to please and appease the Jews. Most churches, such as Jerry Falwell's "Moral Majority" (who claim to be fundamentalists), knock themselves silly to promote Israel and the idea that the Jews are "God's Chosen people."

CREATIVITY, on the other hand, is striving to the limits of its resources to get the parasitic Jews off of our backs, and pursuing a sound and healthy program of EUGENICS for the upgrading of the White Race.

Ben Klassen
Founder Church of the Creator

 

 
 
 
 
 












Article taken from Racial Loyalty # 29
Nov 12AC (1985)


THE CREATIVITY MOVEMENT


Comparitive Religions .. Protestantism...By Ben Klassen


 




 


 

 
 
 

The early origins of Christianity are extremely obscure, and they are intentionally so because the early church fathers deliberately destroyed as much of the then existing historical evidence as they could. A flagrant example of this was the outrage they committed in burning the 400 thousand volumes of the library in Alexandria, the greatest of all libraries in the ancient world.

 

The reason they wanted to destroy as much of the historical knowledge and evidence as possible was to hide and obfuscate the sleazy foundations upon which their fraudulent "new" religion was being built. We must remember that in its beginnings Christianity had several rivals in the then Roman Empire, and one of its strongest rivals was Mithraism. Christianity won out because it was more cunning, more ruthless and more persistent.

However, despite all the attempts to confuse the evidence, the Dead Sea Scrolls and other manuscripts do point to the following conclusions:

1. Most of the teachings inherent in the "New" Testament, and supposedly uttered by a mythical Jesus Christ, had already been formulated and taught by the Essenes at least a century before the supposed birth of Christ. The teachings were not "new" and they were not original. It is also significant to note that because of their suicidal teachings, the Essenes lasted no longer than two centuries. They were a minor Jewish cult living at Quram in Palestine on the shores of the Dead Sea.

2. There is no historical evidence that either Jesus Christ, or his four purported chroniclers, Matthew, Mark, Luke and John, ever existed. To carry this further, there is no evidence that Little Jack Homer, Miss Muffet, or Jack and Jill existed, nor that the story about Hi-diddle-diddle, The Cat And The Fiddle, The Cow Jumped Over The Moon is factual. Just because these ditties have been widely circulated and have survived for centuries is no evidence of their authenticity.

3. There is substantial evidence that Paul of Tarsus, the Jew, was real and that he wrote a number of letters and promoted the teachings of the Essenes with great zeal under the guise of the new religion, Christianity. (Read again Creative Credo No. 43, "Confessions of a Jew," in the White Man's Bible.)
From these shabby and degenerate beginnings Christianity limped along for about three hundred years, appealing to the slave mentality of the incompetent, the degenerate, and the scum of Roman society. However, when the church fathers managed to inveigle and seduce the mind of Emperor Constantine into their scam, in 312 C.E., they struck a real bonanza. By 325 C.E. Constantine managed to pull the church fathers together at Nicaea (in Asia Minor) and hammer out the "new" Christian Bible. Now, with the wealth, the power and the prestige of the Empire (an Empire the Christians had targeted for destruction) behind them, Christianity was off and running, well on its way to dominate the lives and thinking of the White Race for the next sixteen hundred years.
 
It had long ago brought down the mighty Roman Empire, and built up an all pervasive power structure by the year 1052, when the first major rift in its hegemony came along. It was known as the Great Schism and I have described it more fully in the September Issue of Racial Loyalty about the Greek Orthodox church.
Greek Orthodoxy vs Creativity...By Ben Klassen
By the end of the fifteenth century the Papacy, with its headquarters in Rome, had pretty well monopolized the religious thinking and power structure of our White Racial Comrades in Western Europe, and it was now supreme, without a challenge.
 
With its unlimited power, it had also grown extremely corrupt and degenerate. It had also grown extremely pecuniary and mercenary. Money, wealth and power were now its main drives, and in this respect it was far more successful than any political or commercial entity. The popes, the bishops, and the upper hierarchy of the Roman Catholic Church lived the life of Riley, indulging in concubines, summer palaces and rich living of the highest order. Not the least in its bag of super tricks in fleecing the superstitious and the gullible was the selling of indulgences.

This neat little trick consisted of selling little slips of paper signed by the Pope or one of the upper hierarchy, saying that the recipient would get a reprieve of some kind in purgatory or even hell, and move him or her closer to heaven. The trick was to move said soul only a little closer, not all the way, so that any number of repeat sales could be effected. These indulgences supposedly would also help your dead father or mother, or uncle or Aunt Minnie, whomever you might be concerned about. But they could also help yourself as a future insurance, even if you were still alive and kicking. However preposterous these little gimmicks were, they sold like hot cakes for decades on end. The building of the luxurious new St. Peter's Cathedral in Rome (as well as many others) was primarily financed by means of this racket.

As an aside, outside of its religious connotation, there is a striking similarity in this Jewish gimmick and that practiced by the Federal Reserve Board. Both took (or take) cheap pieces of paper, put some equally cheap ink on it, then pass these phony slips of paper off on a gullible public at a dear price.

So profitable was this racket of selling indulgences that it soon got out of hand, and some concerned members of the Church rose up in protest. One of these was Martin Luther, an Augustinian Monk and Roman Catholic priest who nailed his famous 95 Theses to the door of the castle church in Thuringen, Germany. The date was October 31, 1517, and this heralded the opening shot of the revolt against the Roman Catholic colossus. Luther was condemned and excommunicated by Pope Leo X, but this did not stop the rebellion that had now been set in motion.
 
Luther was emulated by Huldreich Zwingli in Switzerland, who began to preach against all the "Roman superstitions" in his home town of Zurich. The rebellion soon spread to the cantons of Basil, then Bern, St. Gall, the Grisons, the Valais, and other cantons. A Frenchman, John Calvin was converted to the movement and upon the death of Zwingli in 1531, became the leader of the Swiss reformation.
In England, British resentment of the exploitation of the people by the Roman curia had long been resented and was widespread. John Wycliff led the revolt against the Catholic church, but his writings and his movement were soon repressed by Henry VIII, who wrote a ponderous treatise of his own on the Sacraments, refuting Luther's theories. For this the Pope commended him and bestowed upon Henry the title "Defender of the Faith", which the British Monarchs still use and cherish to this day. However, Henry soon broke with the Pope because the latter rejected his request for the nullification of Henry's marriage to Catherine of Aragon. Henry was determined to marry Ann Boleyn and decided to hell with the Pope, he would set up his own church and make his own rules.



 




 

 


 

This he did, and upon this sleazy and licentious premise was laid the foundation of the Church of England, which the superstitious and the gullible in England (and elsewhere) still revere and worship to this day. The Lutheran Reformation was introduced into Sweden in 1531 and Norway and Denmark in 1537, not by religious leaders as such, but by royal decree of its monarchs.
And so the rebellion spread across Europe. Some countries became Protestant. In others, like Spain, France and Italy, the Roman Catholic church maintained its iron grip, by war, by terror, by threat or murder, whatever was most effective.
One of the most horrifying examples of terrorism perpetrated by the Catholic church at this time was the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre In France.


It began on St. Bartholomew's Day, August 24, 1572, when Paris was filled with many Protestant (Huguenot) nobles who had come to celebrate the marriage of Henry of Navarre and the sister of King Charles IX of France. From Paris the bloody orgy spread to the provinces. It is estimated approximately 50 thousand victims were massacred, all in the name of Christian love and charity and to the glee of the Pope of Rome, the King of Spain and the King of France.
What did the reformation accomplish that was constructive? Not much. The Catholic church cleaned up its act only slightly, but by and large kept on fleecing and brow-beating its victims pretty much as before and perpetrating terroristic atrocities on those still in its thrall who would not bend to its insane dogma. Burning at the stake, thumb-screw and rack
were still its best persuaders.

The Protestants were no better. Whereas they cut loose from the Pope and from Rome, they, too, pursued terror, mayhem and torture on their own victims who would not bow to their (slightly) new beliefs. (Read again Creative Credo No. 51, "The Thumbscrew and Rack," in The White Man's Bible.)
Both the Catholics and the Protestants now practiced what only the Catholic church had the power to do before - namely widespread intolerance, torture, terror and narrow-minded bigotry, all in the name of the phantom spooks in the sky whose very existence was then, and still is, highly questionable. The same mass insanity and thumb-screw and rack tactics continued to be practiced by both groups with equal fanaticism, and increased vehemence.
 
But that is not all. The Protestant groups now started splintering into a multitude of cults and factions of their own, and with it developed the factional warfare, overt and covert, that has persisted within its ranks ever since.
The rift between the Protestant factions and the Catholic church simmered ominously for nearly 100 years and then broke out into a bloody conflagration that manifested itself in the Thirty Years War (1618-48), one of the most vicious, insane and destructive wars ever fought between members of the White Race. It involved nearly every nation in Europe, and was most devastating of all to the then still fractured
German states. It set Germany back at least 200 years in its development, killed two-thirds of its inhabitants and destroyed about five-sixths of its buildings, cities, towns, farms and physical properties.

What was the war all about? Some insane tidbit of difference of opinion regarding the spooks in the sky, about which no one really had the slightest bit of information anyway, and whose existence was and still is merely speculative. Talk about mass insanity!

Today there is still bitterness between the Protestants and the Catholics. There is jealousy, intolerance, bigotry and divisiveness between the different factions of the Protestant denominations, which by now number in the thousands. In fact, there is nothing, but nothing, in the world that has so divided, splintered and fractured the White Race as have the different Christian cults, sects and religions.

The Jews planned it that way. As the Jew, Marcus Eli Ravage said (See Creative Credo No 43 in The White Man's Bible, "Confessions of a Jew"),"For this mess thanks to you, to your prophets and to your Bible."
 
The New York Times Almanac reports that there are 98,875,560 Protestant members of various denominations in the United States, and 341,496,740 on a worldwide basis. This latter figure is approximately a third of the total Catholic (Roman and Eastern Orthodox) world membership.
 
When Saul of Tarsus set out to inflict Christianity on the Romans back in the First Century, C.E., he really unleashed a can of worms, from which we have not recovered to this day. It is the goal of CREATIVITY to eradicate this aberration of the mind and set the White Race back on a course of sanity.
 
Jewish Christianity is like a huge submerged reef in the middle of a major shipping channel. Until we blast it out of existence, the White Race will repeatedly be shipwrecked on it.

Ben Klassen
Founder Church of the Creator

 

 
 







 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


Article taken from Racial Loyalty #29
Nov 12AC (1985)