Propaganda Brainwashing Much?

September 2, 2017

Had a conversation with someone (“W”) recently that included some discussion about the obvious propaganda that the media of mass deception has spewed about President Donald Trump.

Before this conversation, I did not discuss the election, nor our individual views about it with W, so I wasn’t sure who he had voted for in November, 2016.

The subject only came up because of an elderly person we both know who was having depression problems in her life.  I told W, “when H shared about 10 minutes of time disparaging Trump during a phone conversation that we had a week or two ago, I encouraged her to stop watching the fake news reports and put something that is entertaining on TV…like Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy.”

He replied, “she does watch those shows, but she has been very disturbed about what has been on the news lately.”

I replied, “much of what the media is covering in a non-stop way is just propaganda designed to turn more viewers against Trump because even after 8 months, they can’t get over the fact that their candidate lost!”

He replied, “whether you watch Fox News or any other news station, that is a debatable statement, and ongoing investigations will prove what is true or not.”  He also stated, “H is worried about what is going on with North Korea shooting a missile over Japan and Hurricane Harvey.”

I thought to myself, this conversation isn’t going to go well.

I have found that people who either don’t have the time (which is what I suspect in this man’s case) to seek out alternative news sources (especially those that aren’t 100% liberal/progressive/only pro-Democrat in viewpoints) online, do not get the entire picture of what is going on between the Deep State of Washington D.C. vs. the We The People’s choice of Donald Trump for President.

I was tempted to email some links to him, showing how corrupt the Clintons are [here’s just one big example!]; and have been for decades!

I wanted to share how many of the media outlets no longer cover the news in a “straight news” fashion or tone, and how what they are spewing isn’t the truth but made up memes (Russia, Russia Russia?!) in order to get President Trump out of office.

I was getting worried that W might be one of those who also desire that very thing!

I wanted to show him the following graphic, which shows how each news station covered President Trump over his first 100 days in office.

Plus, there is another one that shows the “tone” of coverage on issues:

So…this is what H has been seeing and hearing about on her network news shows each and every night!  (I doubt that she watches Fox News, which is at least more balanced than any other news outlet.)

In the second graphic, the only topic where President Trump gets any type of balanced coverage is on the economy!

Another thing that I wanted to mention to W was that the horrible hurricane Harvey had not occurred yet when I spoke to H about her fears and, quite frankly, her hatred for President Trump.  She was using language that I know, for a fact, she was just repeating from the fake news people on the alphabet stations!

If those two graphics alone do not indicate that the mainstream media outlets are guilty of spreading propaganda in order to turn people against Trump, I really don’t know how anyone could think otherwise about the matter!

The propaganda/misinformation campaign has been going on for a long time!  Check out the statements made in this graphic:

There is hope, however, that out of tragedy, the American people can heal the division and come together again.

The devastation of Hurricane Harvey is in direct contrast to the heartfelt prayers and joining together of people of all political, racial, economic, and religious backgrounds in order to help those in need at this very difficult time!

I’m praying that people will sit up and take notice that they no longer need to be fooled by the media bias going on over the last 8 months, and thus such unity will help to overcome the divisions we have been relentlessly exposed to on the news! 

It is encouraging to me that the far-leftist hate groups (like Antifa – supported by GeorgEVIL Soros, the Southern Poverty Law Center, and many others) are finally being recognized for who they really are and have officially been labeled as a terrorist group!

Look…I could share dozens of website links with W (where he would get news that is often being censored by the media of mass deception); including those that I often visit…

American Thinker

The Last Refuge

Kingsjester’s Blog

drkatesview

Fellowship of the Minds

True Discernment

Cry and Howl

…just to name a few!

But, what would be the point?

I find that people who have made up their minds on a matter seldom WANT the truth. They want to believe what they want to believe, and that settles it!

And…don’t even get me started on the “racist” excuses being used in order to destroy and take down historical statues!  We must ask ourselves questions about what is happening!

Why now?

Why not when Obama was in office?

What is the purpose of attempting to erase a certain era in the history of our nation?

What statues are next?

What is the goal in all of this?

This is serious subject matter!  And, to understand the “Alinsky Rules for Radicals” techniques that are being used to brain-dirty and ratchet up the grievance crowd into a frenzy, please see my previous post.

In the midst of all of this vitriol, hatred, division, fake news etc., we know that God is still on His throne in heaven and wants to lead us towards the saving grace provided by His Son, Jesus Christ!

1 Corinthians is filled with encouragement through recognizing the truth about love.

It reminds us of what we have, as Christians, to get us through the tough times in life!

1Co 13:12
For now we see in a mirror, dimly, but then face to face. Now I know in part, but then I shall know just as I also am known.

1Co 13:13

And now abide faith, hope, love, these three; but the greatest of these is love.

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The Lord has also given us the gift of humor!  Aren’t you glad He did?

I’ll end with this graphic meme (with thanks to DC Statesman website) because it REALLY made me laugh!

Hat tips to all links and graphics.

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Sanhedrin bans all Messianic Jewish marriages in Israel

September 1, 2017

In past posts here at Talk Wisdom, I have shared information regarding how many Jews are seeking out the Messiah, and ultimately becoming Messianic Jews who are believers in Yeshua (Jesus Christ).  Please see:

The Lord Is Gathering His People

So What’s the Difference Between the Christian and the Jew?

Read about a disturbing development in Israel today over at WND.com.

Sanhedrin bans all Messianic Jewish marriages in Israel.

Excerpt:

A rabbinic court, or Sanhedrin, has ruled that a Jew who believes in Jesus as the Jewish Messiah is no longer considered a Jew for purposes of marriage in Israel. This makes it impossible for two Messianic Jews to get married inside the country.

“An Israeli couple who are Messianic Jews cannot marry in a traditional Jewish religious ceremony in Israel because they are considered converts to Christianity, a rabbinical court ruled on Tuesday,” according to the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

It was the first time a rabbinical court has ruled on the issue of the status of Jews who believe in Jesus as Son of God, after a Messianic couple requested they be married in Israel according to Jewish law or “halacha.”

The couple was essentially told they would need to deny their faith in Jesus as the Son of God to have a state-recognized Jewish wedding ceremony in Israel.

All marriages in Israel are controlled by religious authorities, whether Jewish, Islamic, Christian or Druze, according to laws first handed down under the Ottoman Empire. These laws were retained by the British Mandate and continued after the state of Israel was founded in 1948.

The judges wrote that if the couple “declares before the court they have completely given up their Christian beliefs, including their belonging to a Messianic Jewish community and missionary activities, the court will discuss their matter anew.

[Although] I was disappointed to see the decision of the rabbinic court, it doesn’t surprise me at all,” said Dr. Michael Brown, a Messianic Jewish scholar and author of many books on Christianity and Judaism, including “The Real Kosher Jesus.”

In the eyes of most Orthodox Jews, Messianic Jews are heretics and idolators, unworthy of being part of the larger Jewish community, even though they would consider us still Jews.” Brown told WND. “Many of them want to keep us out of Israel entirely, so refusing to grant two Messianic Jews an official rabbinic wedding is in keeping with their hostility toward us.”

Still, the decision is disappointing, he said, since all official Jewish weddings performed in Israel must be done by Orthodox rabbis, who would gladly perform a ceremony for two atheists.”

Now, I must pause here…”would gladly perform a ceremony for two atheists???” That’s quite shocking! 

So…in the minds of these Orthodox rabbis, it’s better to believe in no God at all (and, therefore, perform marriages for atheists) rather then decline marriage ceremonies for Jews who have come to believe that Jesus Christ is the Jewish Messiah prophesied in Scripture?

Mr. Brown continues:

“So we should protest this decision to the government while still recognizing that our calling to follow Yeshua will bring us persecution and rejection.”

I hope visitors will go to the site and read it all.

Another excerpt:

Messianic Rabbi Zev Porat is founder of the Tel Aviv-based Messiah of Israel Ministries.  He grew up an Orthodox Jew, and his grandfather, Rabbi Pinchas Porat, was a Holocaust survivor who later became one of the heads of the Sanhedrin in Israel.

Porat told WND:

This decision will deprive people of retirement, medical and other benefits that come with a state-recognized marriage.  He said Israel’s Ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders are celebrating this move because they have long been “furious” about Jews coming to Jesus Christ.”

Porat said in an email to WND it is very important for Jewish believers in Messiah to keep their Jewish identity.

 

 

Help For Hurricane Harvey

August 29, 2017

How To Help

Guest post written by L.

If you want to help the people of Texas, and others affected by hurricane Harvey,  you and any of your friends that are looking for a charity to give to can give to Mercuryone.org.

I have been contributing to them for a few years. They give 100% of the donations they receive to the charity of your choice that is on their website. They can do this because they have a gala once a year to raise money just for administration costs.

Mercury One is already set up in Texas, and is partnering with several groups helping with rescue, feeding, and shelter.  Some of the groups that you might hear about on TV are Operation Barbeque, Team Rubicon (Vets), City Impact (Faith Partners), Somebody Cares, Gleaning the World, and Provisions Project (Sheriffs).

It is easy to sign up and the great thing is that they will give you regular updates if you are interested in knowing what your money has done.  You can also choose to give to other worthy causes or their general fund at any time; and feel comfortable in the knowledge that you aren’t lining the pockets of someone that doesn’t need help.

Please tell a friend because we all want to help, but sometimes we just don’t know which relief organizations are trustworthy.

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Many thanks to L for sharing this important information (and link to Mercury One) about how to help our fellow Americans who are in desperate need due to the devastation of hurricane Harvey!

~ Christine

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About Mercury One:

Mercury One is a Humanitarian Aid and Education organization focused on restoring the human spirit. Mercury One’s initiatives include providing programs to individuals to advance the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary for communities to help themselves as well as assisting our nation’s veterans, providing aid to those in crisis, and rebuilding and restoring the lives of Christians and other persecuted religious minorities in the Middle East.

Faith Is Needed For What We Can’t See And Can’t Touch

August 26, 2017

People can choose to have faith in many things.  Most, of which, is faith in things that they can see and touch.   And, that’s OK!   I like to have faith that my family members love me and I like to do things and help with things going on in their lives that demonstrate to them that I love them as well!   We could all write many lists of people and things that we can choose to have faith in.

What about what it means to have faith in God and Jesus Christ?

The faith that is spoken of in Scripture is precisely defined and described by the prophets in the Old Testament, as well as the disciples, apostles, and writers of the New Testament.  Each were guided along by the Holy Spirit of God, because we are told that Scripture is God-breathed. This is why we can trust the Scriptures!

2Ti 3:16

All Scripture is given by inspiration of God, and is profitable for doctrine, for reproof, for correction, for instruction in righteousness

2Ti 3:17
that the man of God may be complete, thoroughly equipped for every good work.

So, now that we have established why we can trust the Scriptures, what does the Bible reveal to us regarding having faith in Him?

Heb 11:6

But without faith it is impossible to please Him, for he who comes to God must believe that He is, and that He is a rewarder of those who diligently seek Him.

Jesus spoke to doubting Thomas and proclaimed:

Jhn 20:29

Jesus said to him, “Thomas,[fn] because you have seen Me, you have believed. Blessed are those who have not seen and yet have believed.”

In the Old Testament, the Israelites were waiting for the coming Messiah. They did not live to see Him, however their hope for Him and belief that He would deliver them from their sin was enough at that time in history to save them.

Isa 30:18

Therefore the LORD will wait, that He may be gracious to you;
And therefore He will be exalted, that He may have mercy on you.
For the LORD is a God of justice;
Blessed are all those who wait for Him.

Jesus told us that ‘if we love Him, keep His commandments.” Belief in His sacrificial death on the cross saves us from the penalty for our sin. However, the sanctification process continues throughout a believer’s lifetime. That is why keeping His commandments shows our love for Jesus and what He did for us on the cross and the resurrection to life that is promised for all who believe in His Name.

Rev 22:14

Blessed are those who do His commandments,[fn] that they may have the right to the tree of life, and may enter through the gates into the city.

All of Hebrews 11 is a description of faith and gives examples through history of those who held onto the faith.

I especially like David Guzik’s commentary on Hebrews 11. He shows examples of faith to help the discouraged.

Here is just a portion:

A. Faith defined.

1. (Hbr 11:1) A definition of faith.

Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.

a. Now faith is the substance: Just as our physical eyesight is the sense that gives us evidence of the material world, faith is the “sense” that gives us evidence of the invisible, spiritual world.

i. Faith has its reasons. The Bible doesn’t recommend a “blind leap” of faith. But the reasons can’t be measured in a laboratory; they have to be understood spiritually. “Faith extends beyond what we learn from our senses, and the author is saying that it has its reasons. Its tests are not those of the senses, which yield uncertainty.” (Morris)

ii. “Physical eyesight produces a conviction or evidence of visible things; faith is the organ which enables people to see the invisible order.” (Bruce)

b. Of things hoped for… of things not seen: If you have the substance before you or if you can see it, there is no use for faith. Faith is needed for what we can’t see and can’t touch.

i. Faith does not contradict reason, though it may go beyond reason. One may objectively prove the Bible is the most unique book ever published and has impacted society more than any other book. But only faith can prove that the Bible is the Word of God. Therefore, this is a belief beyond reason but not in contradiction to reason or against reason.

c. Faith is the substance… the evidence: Faith is not a bare belief or intellectual understanding. It is a willingness to trust in, to rely on, and to cling to.

People can refuse to have faith in Jesus Christ. That is their free will choice. However, there is a caveat regarding faith! It is revealed very well in Mr. Guzik’s paragraph below (that faith is of things hoped for…of things not seen).

b. Of things hoped for… of things not seen: If you have the substance before you or if you can see it, there is no use for faith.

Faith is needed for what we can’t see and can’t touch.

Eternal war, by definition, must never end. – Alinsky “Rules for Radicals”

August 20, 2017

In a previous post, my friend L shared the following comment:

We are repeating history right now. As it says in the Bible there is nothing new under the sun.

Both sides need to be denounced for the violence, evil, and ugliness that they are showing. We cannot excuse the Alt Right, Nazis, and as Conservatives we need to make it very clear that we in no way agree with them. In the same way Liberals, and those on the left need to denounce ANTIFA, and BLM. If you are an average American none of these groups should be at all representing you.

We cannot wipe out history, and make ourselves clean. We are destined to forget, and become that which we were if we try to do that. Should we put some things in a museum instead of the public square, absolutely?

The media on both sides is telling us to believe the worst about both Liberals, and Conservatives. The reality is that most of us are not in any way connected with any of the fringe elements in America, or if we are seeing clearly are rising up all over the world.

I would ask everyone to stand firm in the middle against all the divisive groups. Not with any, “Yeah, but what about….?” Just firmly against the Alt Right, Nazis, and likewise firmly against ANTIFA communists, and BLM.

We should not be silent, and we should not feed into any division. We need to show love, and peace to each other. Love is the antidote to this poison that is among us. The German people before WWII allowed the poison to fester, and never did find the antidote.

The Communists, and Nazis were clashing daily in Germany, but little to nothing was done. Most just thought it didn’t affect them, and eventually things would get back to normal. Let’s not end up like the German people who tried to ignore what was happening or chose sides. We need to be strong now, and not waver. We must be firmly against any hate, and division, and not cling to politics or a group mentality.

We are all God’s children. There is no difference. I will stand for Love not hate. What about you?

This was very well written by L!  Of course I (and, I’m sure, most readers here) WANT to stand for love and not hate!

What is the cure for hate?  I believe that there is only one cure- Jesus Christ!

However, Jesus did warn us in Matthew 10 that we would be sent out as sheep in the midst of wolves.

Mat 10:16

“Behold, I send you out as sheep in the midst of wolves. Therefore be wise as serpents and harmless as doves.

Read all of Matthew 10!  The Bible is an honest book and forewarns us about what we will face as Christians in “the midst of wolves.”  Scripture tells us how to handles situations as they come up.  Sometimes, we must “depart from that house or city, shake off the dust from your feet” because not everyone will receive our Gospel message with joy.  In fact, many will hate us for it!

Mat 10:22

“And you will be hated by all for My name’s sake. But he who endures to the end will be saved.

These days, in order to be “wise as serpents” we must also be aware of what is REALLY going on in society today.  In this case, it is manufactured battle of the “white supremacist/neo-Nazi vs. Antifa” protests and riots!

In that previous post comment thread, I shared with L many links to blog posts that describe more of the truth behind the protests and riots; and just who is at fault for them. They were pre-planned! (see links within those previous comments.)

What is this REALLY ALL ABOUT?

I think that we are witnessing classic Cloward/Piven and Alinsky tactics at work with the absolute goal of dividing us and conquering We The People.

Please read this excerpt and then tell me what YOU think is the goal of these evil instigators!

Please continue to pray to God for our nation and people!

Jesus Christ is the answer! 

What is the question?

He is the answer to them all!

~ Christine

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Excerpt from Alinsky Rules for Radicals:

The organizer, he said, “must first rub raw the resentments of the people; fan the latent hostilities to the point of overt expression. He must search out controversy and issues, rather than avoid them, for unless there is controversy people are not concerned enough to act.”[40] The organizer’s function, he added, was “to agitate to the point of conflict”[41] and “to maneuver and bait the establishment so that it will publicly attack him as a ‘dangerous enemy.’”[42] “The word ‘enemy,’” said Alinsky, “is sufficient to put the organizer on the side of the people”;[43] i.e., to convince members of the community that he is so eager to advocate on their behalf, that he has willingly opened himself up to condemnation and derision. But it is not enough for the organizer to be in solidarity with the people. He must also, said Alinsky, cultivate unity against a clearly identifiable enemy; he must specifically name this foe, and “singl[e] out”[44] precisely who is to blame for the “particular evil” that is the source of the people’s angst.[45] In other words, there must be a face associated with the people’s discontent. That face, Alinsky taught, “must be a personification, not something general and abstract like a corporation or City Hall.”[46] Rather, it should be an individual such as a CEO, a mayor, or a president.

Alinsky summarized it this way: “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it…. [T]here is no point to tactics unless one has a target upon which to center the attacks.”[47]He held that the organizer’s task was to cultivate in people’s hearts a negative, visceral emotional response to the face of the enemy. “The organizer who forgets the significance of personal identification,” said Alinsky, “will attempt to answer all objections on the basis of logic and merit. With few exceptions this is a futile procedure.”[48]

Alinsky also advised organizers to focus their attention on a small number of selected, strategic targets. Spreading an organization’s passions too thinly was a recipe for certain failure, he warned.[49]

Alinsky advised the radical activist to avoid the temptation to concede that his opponent was not “100 per cent devil,” or that he possessed certain admirable qualities such as being “a good churchgoing man, generous to charity, and a good husband.” Such qualifying remarks, Alinsky said, “dilut[e] the impact of the attack” and amount to sheer “political idiocy.”[50]

Alinsky stressed the need for organizers to convince their followers that the chasm between the enemy and the members of the People’s Organization was vast and unbridgeable. “Before men can act,” he said, “an issue must be polarized. Men will act when they are convinced their cause is 100 percent on the side of the angels, and that the opposition are 100 percent on the side of the devil.”[51] Alinsky advised this course of action even though he well understood that the organizer “knows that when the time comes for negotiations it is really only a 10 percent difference.”[52] But in Alinsky’s brand of social warfare, the ends (in this case, the transfer of power) justify virtually whatever means are required (in this case, lying).[53]

Winning was all that mattered in Alinsky’s strategic calculus: “The morality of a means depends on whether the means is being employed at a time of imminent defeat or imminent victory.”[54] “The man of action … thinks only of his actual resources and the possibilities of various choices of action,” Alinsky added. “He asks only whether they are achievable and worth the cost; of means, only whether they will work.”[55] For Alinsky, all morality was relative: “The judgment of the ethics of means is dependent on the political position of those sitting in judgment.”[56]

Given that the enemy was to be portrayed as the very personification of evil, against whom any and all methods were fair game, Alinsky taught that an effective organizer should never give the appearance of being fully satisfied as a result of having resolved any particular conflict via compromise. Any compromise with the “devil” is, after all, by definition morally tainted and thus inadequate. Consequently, while the organizer may acknowledge that he is pleased by the compromise as a small step in the right direction, he must make it absolutely clear that there is still a long way to go, and that many grievances still remain unaddressed. The ultimate goal, said Alinsky, is not to arrive at compromise or peaceful coexistence, but rather to “crush the opposition,” bit by bit.[57] “A People’s Organization is dedicated to eternal war,” said Alinsky. “… A war is not an intellectual debate, and in the war against social evils there are no rules of fair play.… When you have war, it means that neither side can agree on anything…. In our war against the social menaces of mankind there can be no compromise. It is life or death.”[58]

Alinsky warned the organizer to be ever on guard against the possibility that the enemy might unexpectedly offer him “a constructive alternative” aimed at resolving the conflict. Said Alinsky, “You cannot risk being trapped by the enemy in his sudden agreement with your demand and saying, ‘You’re right — we don’t know what to do about this issue. Now you tell us.’”[59] Such capitulation by the enemy would have the effect of diffusing the righteous indignation of the People’s Organization, whose very identity is inextricably woven into the fight for long-denied justice; i.e., whose struggle and identity are synonymous. If the perceived oppressor surrenders or extends a hand of friendship in an effort to end the conflict, the crusade of the People’s Organization is jeopardized. This cannot be permitted. Eternal war, by definition, must never end.

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Did you read that? “Eternal war, by definition, must never end.”

This is what we are up against! No wonder Alinsky’s book is dedicated to Lucifer…

[39] Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, p. 61.
[40] Ibid., pp. 116-117.
[41] Ibid., p. 117.
[42] Ibid., p. 100.
[43] Ibid.
[44] Ibid., p. 130.
[45] Ibid.
[46] Ibid., p. 133.
[47] Ibid., pp. 130-131.
[48] Saul Alinsky, Reveille for Radicals, p. 125.
[49] Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, p. 151.
[50] Ibid., p. 134.
[51] Ibid., p. 78.
[52] Ibid.
[53] Ibid., p. 29.
[54] Ibid., p. 34.
[55] Ibid., p. 24.
[56] Ibid., p. 26.
[57] Saul Alinsky, Reveille for Radicals, p. 150.
[58] Ibid., pp. 133-134.
[59] Saul Alinsky, Rules for Radicals, p. 130.

[Note: For those interested, the entire post can be read at my former blog: Talkwisdom BlogSpot]

Don’t Fall For Leftists Dividing Us Racially to Get Trump

August 17, 2017

The following is a copied post making the rounds on several blogs.  I thought it was excellent; and I applaud Lloyd Marcus for writing it and telling the truth about the media of mass deception’s attempts (a.k.a. Fake News) to continue in the false narrative of the leftists who are hell-bent on dividing us racially in order to get at President Trump!

Copy of post:

Don’t Fall For Leftists Dividing Us Racially to Get Trump

By: Lloyd Marcus

As a proud grateful American who happens to be black, I am frustrated by Leftists’/fake news media’s frenzied exploitation of the racial violence in Charlottesville. How can justice, peace, love and unity prevail when leftists are obsessed with using any and every opportunity to further its socialistic/progressive agenda and mission to overturn the peoples’ election of Trump? Leftists/fake news media promote their narrative that America as founded sucks; is eternally racist, sexist and homophobic. Leftists are not interested in truth, fairness or Americans getting along. Patriotic brotherhood would throw a wrench into Leftists’ American-white-males-are-the-source-of-all-evil-in-the-world story line.

Fake news media is having a cow over Trump rightfully and truthfully declaring all sides guilty of spreading racial hate in Charlottesville. Leftists refuse to acknowledge that black racism is just as evil as white racism. Where were Leftists when Black Lives Matter declared it open season on killing whites and cops? http://bit.ly/21yxsdQ The media for the most part was mute when Black Lives Matter marched down a NY street chanting, “What do we want? Dead Cops! When do we want it? Now!!” http://bit.ly/2uY2jqO

Unchallenged or criticized, Black Lives Matter has been inflicting violence across America; numerous incidents which include kidnapping and torturing a Trump supporter and attacking white families at state fairs. http://bit.ly/2p7UHnl Black teens set a 13 year old boy on fire for being white. http://nydn.us/1U6K6ik Have you heard any condemnation of Black Lives Matter from fake news media?

So how can we as right minded Americans of all races come together when Leftists who control most of the airways are committed to spreading division, hate and a one-sided bogus story line?

President Trump calling all racism evil was morally correct and presidential. Shamefully, Obama invited, praised and celebrated the extreme hate group Black Lives Matter at the White House. http://bit.ly/29ELFE3 Leftists believe it is morally right for blacks to hate whites. Leftists call me an Uncle Tom traitor to my black race for not reserving a certain amount of resentment and hate for my fellow Americans who are white.

Fake news media attempting to twist Trump’s unifying message to brand him racist is the height of moral bankruptcy and must be rejected by the American people. For far too long, we have shrugged our shoulders in frustration saying, “Oh well, that’s just the bias liberal media.” Meanwhile, Americans are suffering and dying due to fake news media’s insidious propaganda and hate generating lies.

Outrageously, a Leftist ad campaign instilled fear, hate and paranoia in black parents. The evil campaign absurdly instructed black parents to send their kids to school wearing bulletproof vests to protect them from racist cops. http://bit.ly/2tbHrgi

When do we the people say enough and hold Leftists/fake news media accountable for their crimes against all Americans? Please note. I am not advocating violence. I am advocating calling out Leftists/fake news media operatives, exposing them for the vile evil trash that they are; unworthy of our time, respect or support of their sponsors.

Remember, “All that is needed for evil to prosper is for good men to do nothing.”

My white wife of 40 years and I recently moved from Florida to a tiny town in West Virginia to be closer to our elderly sickly parents. Mine is one of a few black faces in town. We have experienced none of the stereotypical racism Leftists would have you believe about heartland America. Quite the opposite. Locals have bent over backwards to make Mary and I feel welcome. White neighbor Ron brought us corn from his huge garden; guaranteed to be the sweetest we have ever eaten. Ron was correct.

White local handyman and hunter Randy fixed our hot water heater for peanuts. He promised to keep us stocked in venison. Folks around here are big Trump supporters.

Watching fake news media’s relentless attempts to portray America as a hellhole of white supremacists who elected Trump is truly disheartening and evil. We simply cannot continue allowing them to get away with it. The stakes are too high. Allowing Leftists’ daily fueling of racial hate to go unabated puts American lives at risk.

The local internet provider cannot install wifi in our home until later this month. I’ve been using the wifi at the local country store. When I left the store the other evening an elderly white gentleman complete stranger cheerfully yelled as I was getting into my car, “Have a great evening son!” That gentleman represents the real typical white American of today. The majority of white Americans are not the rabid hate-filled racist fake news media relentlessly tells you they are. If Americans were racist, Obama could not have been elected for two terms considering that blacks are only 12% of the U.S. population.

Let’s stand together as Americans folks and just say “no” to Leftists’/fake news media’s hate-mongering. Brothers and sisters, “We Are Americans!” http://bit.ly/1AIVqp6

Lloyd Marcus, The Unhyphenated American
Author: “Confessions of a Black Conservative: How the Left has shattered the dreams of Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black America.”
Singer/Songwriter and Conservative Activist
http://LloydMarcus.com

Thank you, Lloyd Marcus, for telling the truth about the leftist liars who are out to cause division between the races, ratchet up dangerous and evil protests,  and who are the REAL instigators of continual hate-mongering!

Hat tip:  Trevor Loudon.com

Priorities?

August 12, 2017

I did not need another reason to avoid G00gle or Facebook.  I have discovered enough reasons in the past.  See this post. [Note: scroll down the page a bit because the huge graphic at the top is no longer available.] If you REALLY want to see what types of content Facebook censors, see Facebook Censorship.com

The latest “kill babies in the womb” mindset of these company executives continues to display, and add onto, their sick and evil ways!

Daily Caller: Google And Facebook Co-Sponsoring Protest Of Pro-Life Women’s Health Care Clinic.

While looking for this article, I went to Breitbart.com and discovered the existence of a disturbing video. It’s only animation…but when you think of a real human being dismembered in the womb in this way, it’s terribly sad, evil, shocking, and gut-wrenching!

One-Third of ‘Pro-Choice’ Women Turn Against Abortion After Viewing Video of Procedure.

I couldn’t help but think…ONLY one-third of pro-abortion women turn against abortion after viewing the video of the procedure?

Obviously, the other two-thirds are so blinded by their pro-death-to-babies in the womb ideology that they cannot see (or, refuse to see) the absolute evil of abortion!

Choose Life…Your Mother Did!

Hat tips to The Daily Caller, Breitbart, and StartPage-found graphics.

Donald Trump outlines strategy against North Korea in ’99 Interview.

August 9, 2017

Understandably, any American who has been paying attention to the North Korea escalation of nuke threats should be highly concerned.

Heck, as a third grader in elementary school in the early 1960’s, I certainly can recall drills with ear-piercing blaring sounds that sent us down to the basement area of the schools where we were told to huddle alongside the walls and hold some books over our heads…as if that would afford us any kind of protection from a nuclear strike from the crazy communists of the Soviet Union!  But I digress…

IMHO, readers here could benefit by reading a blog called “The Last Refuge.” [a.k.a. “The Conservative Treehouse.”]   The content is often spot on and the comment section often adds even more to the original post discussion.

Today I read More Granules – “Friends With Benefits” – Quiet Activity Appears After Phone Calls… Really good post! However, we find out even more valuable information via some of the comments there.

First, a video of Donald Trump being interviewed by Tim Russert in 1999:

Here’s the transcript:

Published on Aug 9, 2017

Donald Trump outlines strategy against North Korea in ’99 Interview.
Tensions between the United States and North Korea have reach a boiling point. President Trump threatened to use ‘fire and fury’ against North Korea. The Hermit Kingdom responded by threatening to strike Guam.

[NOTE: I do not own this video. No copyright infringement intended. All rights reserved to NBC and its subsidiaries.]

In an interview with NBC’s Tim Russert in 1999, then businessman Donald Trump voiced his support for a pre-emptive military strike against North Korea. The businessman told Russert on Meet The Press if he was President, a Trump administration would ‘negotiate like crazy’ to ‘get the best deal possible.’ If a deal was not possible, Trump said he would order a pre-emptive strike.

TIM RUSSERT[:..] “One is North Korea. And you say that you, as president, would be willing to launch a pre-emptive strike against North Korea’s nuclear capability.”

DONALD TRUMP: “First, I’d negotiate. I would negotiate like crazy. And I’d make sure that we tried to get the best deal possible. Look, Tim, if a man walks up to you on a street in Washington because this doesn’t happen, of course, in New York. But if a man walks up and puts a gun to your head and says, “Give me your money,” wouldn’t you rather know where he’s coming from before he had the gun in his hand? And these people in three or four years are going to be having nuclear weapons.”

“They’re going to have those weapons pointed all over the world and specifically at the United States. And wouldn’t you be better off solving this really potentially, unbelievable and the biggest problem. I mean, we can talk about the economy, we can talk about Social Security. The biggest problem this world has is nuclear proliferation.”

“And we have a country out there, North Korea, which is sort of wacko, which is not a bunch of dummies. And they are going out and they are developing nuclear weapons. And they’re not doing it because they’re having fun doing it. They’re doing it for a reason. And wouldn’t it be good to sit down and really negotiate something and ideally negotiate. Now, if that negotiation doesn’t work, you’d better solve the problem now than solve it later, Tim. And you know it and every politician knows it, and nobody wants to talk about it. Jimmy Carter, who I really like, he went over there. It was so soft. These people are laughing at us.”

TIM RUSSERT: “The former general of the Air Force, Meryl McPeek, the former secretary of defense, Les Aspin, said you could not launch a pre-emptive strike against North Korea because the nuclear fallout could be devastating to the Asian peninsula.”

DONALD TRUMP: “I’m not talking about I’m not talking about us using nuclear weapons. I’m saying that they have areas where they’re developing missiles.”

TIM RUSSERT: “No, but taking out their nuclear potential…”

DONALD TRUMP: “Do you know that this country, Tim…”

TIM RUSSERT: “…would create a fallout.”

DONALD TRUMP: “Tim, do you know that this country went out and gave them nuclear reactors, free fuel for 10 years? We we virtually tried to bribe them into stopping, and they’re continuing to do what they’re doing and they’re laughing at us. They think we’re a bunch of dummies. I’m saying that we have to do something to stop. Ideally…”

TIM RUSSERT: “But if the military told you, ‘Mr. Trump, we can’t do this’…”

DONALD TRUMP: “You give me two names you’re giving me two names. I don’t know. Do you want to do it in five years when they have warheads all over the place, every one of them pointing to New York City, to Washington and every one of our cities…is that when you want to do it, or do you want to do something now?”

[End Transcript]

 

Examples of great comments from “The Last Refuge” blog post:

Sylvia Avery says:

August 9, 2017 at 1:28 am

It all kind of makes my head spin, but it does all seem to tie together.

Some talking heads were totally freaking out today over NK. Understandable. I have been waking in the middle of the night to check the news to see if NK had nuked us yet since before the election.

However, I heard retired General Jack Keane a couple of times today on FOX. (Remember he had turned down an opportunity to be on PDJT’s team because of the death of his wife.) He has been saying essentially the same thing that SD has laid out with regards to NK, China, and the power of the economic sanctions.

Everyone waives their hands and dismisses sanctions, and Gen. Keane said, “yes, but not like what President Trump is considering.” He believes this NK issue will be handled through economics. I almost fall over laughing when I look at the expressions on the faces of the talking heads. Incredulous barely covers it. They really need to attend Sundance University.

Dana Perino asked Gen. Keane what people should tell their children who didn’t grow up in the Cold War like we did and are anxious. He said people need to understand that although President Trump hasn’t been in this line of work before, he has unbeatable instincts for the nuances of foreign affairs and he has put together the best national security team around him perhaps ever.

He said they are intelligent, experienced, measured men. He was VERY emphatic in saying we are in the best possible hands. I felt like saying something mature, like “take THAT Dana Perino you Bush loving fool.”

 

wolfmoon1776 says:

August 9, 2017 at 2:47 am

I want sundance’s hope to be true. I really do. Peace must be our goal.

But I am prepared for the downside. 100% prepared. Dirty Harry, Unforgiven, Josey Wales prepared.

Kim’s a victim of three generations of untreated mental illness. He’s been egged on by China, who buys his guns and pays his bail. He’s never has to pay a price for anything he’s done, and every time he thinks he might have to, he kills enough people to make the problem go away. Only this time, he’s up against a good man who won’t back down.

If Kim starts a big fight, he’s a hero to all these scum-of-the-earth Clinton progs who built him up with full intention, as a proxy for China to hold a gun on us. A fifth column, right here in America, already cheering for Fat Boy Kim against the President.

spit

So will Kim back down? No. That was never in the cards. Obastard knows it, too.

Kim will keep lobbing stuff and escalating. The proggies hope that Trump jumps in at the lowest Kim escalation possible, and wrongly, so that they can maximize political blame, “Bush” him, and win 2020. They will also carry out actions here under the cover of Kim’s antics.

Remember how cunning China is. Never forget.

SPIT

The way to beat them is to choose the right time, the right place, and the right response.

Obama’s lying “strategic patience” was to build Kim up.

Trump’s true strategic patience – should Kim choose war – is to bring him down.

Total victory. Political. Economic. Military. TOTAL.

End it. Empty his death camps. Then walk China past the ovens by breaking down their firewalls and make their citizens see what their own sick communist leaders did.

Make our proggies see it too.

As for what you are expecting, I hope I’m wrong, but to borrow some words….

“I reckon so.”

 

 

A2 says:

August 9, 2017 at 2:16 am

Forgive me as I am posting this again for all who haven’t read it if you are interested in the Trump/Ross/Mnuchin/Tillerson approach and sanctions on NK. “Risky Business: A System-Level Analysis of the North Korean Proliferation Financing System” (It is 38 pages , but many of the answers to questions you may have are there.)

It shows how economic sanctions may work and why Secs Ross and Mnuchin are implementing targeted trade bans and why they work.
https://talkwisdom.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/2f630-riskybusiness-c4ads.pdf

[Note from Christine: The above link is in PDF form and is 38 pages. Here is a live link: SquareSpace.com: Risky Business PDF]

This is not sound-bite analysis favored by the ‘News’. It shows how looking at the economic aspect and using that leverage may change behavior. Equally applies to Russia.

Yes!  Here is hoping that the economic sanctions WILL work and that Crazy Kim will back down!

We all need to keep this dangerous situation in our prayers!

Spiritual Laws

August 8, 2017

But Samuel said to Saul, “I will not return with you, for you have rejected the word of the LORD, and the LORD has rejected you from being king over Israel.” – 1 Samuel 15:26

England’s Sir Isaac Newton was the most brilliant mathematician and physicist of his day.  His Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, published in 1687, gave expression to immutable laws of force in the universe–like the law of equal and opposite reaction.  Put in a spiritual way, actions have consequences–we reap what we sow (Galatians 6:7).

All of our actions in life move us in one of two directions:  toward God or away from God.  Our actions either result in God’s blessing or God’s discipline.  While there are many examples of this in Scripture, Israel’s King Saul is a good illustration.  As Israel’s first king, he was given an assignment by God to subdue the neighboring Amalekites.  Because he didn’t obey God’s directive completely, he was removed from being king.  Saul thought God’s judgment was an overreaction; Samuel stressed that it was a matter of obedience.  Only obedience leads to His blessing.

Think about the actions of your life today and the spiritual laws at work.  Choose actions that will move you closer to God and His blessing.

[God] doesn’t demand our achievements; He demands our obedience.  – Charles Colson

Hat tip:  Turning Point Devotional Magazine, Monday August 7

Baron Trump’s Marvelous Underground Journey

August 7, 2017

It can often be difficult to navigate amongst the various news reports these days, whether they appear on TV, online or in print.  Sometimes it’s hard to tell which news items (or stories) are based on truth… or a lie.

Many people I know are sick of it all and choose not to even listen or watch the TV news anymore.  They prefer reading their news online at trusted conservative sites and/or blogs.  Can’t blame them!

I feel happier when I’m busy with family and friends.  Tuning out the rancor going on in the political world can be soothing for the mind, heart, and soul!

A new article appeared on the WND website that was very interesting, but I wouldn’t label it as “prophecy.”

WND:
Trump ‘prophecy’ novels from 1896 hit home in 2017
Characters include ‘Baron Trump,’ key venue Russia, theme = ‘resistance’

Well, at least they put the prophecy word in quotes so as not to compare it to biblical prophecy.

Excerpt:

A 19th century American novelist’s work is attracting more notice in 2017 than it did in his day because of striking similarities to current events.

Ingersoll Lockwood, an attorney and political writer, wrote several books, including children’s stories featuring the name “Baron Trump.”

baron-trumps-marvelous-underground-journey-600Trump, an aristocratically wealthy young man living in Castle Trump, is the protagonist of Lockwood’s first two fictional novels, “The Travels and Adventures of Little Baron Trump” and “His Wonderful Dog Bulgar and Baron Trump’s Marvelous Underground Journey.” The little boy, who has an unending imagination and “a very active brain,” is bored with his luxurious lifestyle, so he visits Russia to embark on an extraordinary adventure with “the master of all masters,” a man named Don. President Donald Trump’s youngest son’s name is “Barron.”

Before leaving for Russia, Baron Trump is told his family’s motto is: “The pathway to glory is strewn with pitfalls and dangers.” In Russia, he is in search of the entrance to a pathway into alternative dimensions.

Ironically, Lockwood’s final novel arrived in 1896, titled “The Last President.”

The story begins with a scene from a panicked New York City in early November, describing a “state of uproar” after the election of a widely controversial outsider candidate.

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Read the rest at link above.
Admittedly, the book could be considered quite prophetic, in a secular, political way.  Especially because the book contains it’s own anarchists and socialists protesting against those who hate “the rich and those they perceive as oppressors” in the novel.

What was even more interesting to me were the comments! I read the article last night, but just the few comments that were posted there were very diverse!  Some were arguing that no such book exists.  Then, others made claims that they ordered their own copies on Amazon.

Interesting though…isn’t it?


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