The testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy.”
Revelation 19:10

Spirit Of Prophecy

Dear Friends,

Greetings.

This past week Pope Benedict XVI addressed a crowd at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. In his address the Pope stated; “Jesus does not describe the end of the world, and when he uses apocalyptic images, he is not acting the prophet.”

Let's look at Matthew 24, and compare it with the Pope's proclamation.

Verse 3...“And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?”

The very first warning Jesus gives in verse 4 and 5 is: “Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many.”

Jesus then goes on to give a detailed account of the signs that would proceed His second coming, culminating in verse 31, with the rapture and resurrection.

He shall send his angels with a great sound of a trumpet, and they shall gather together his elect from the four winds, from one end of heaven to the other.”

Verses 11 and 24 also give the same warning given in verses 4 and 5: “Many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many,”and, “For there shall arise false Christs, and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.

From Fallable Blogma: “There are currently an estimated 6.7 billion people on the planet Earth.

Approximately 33% of those, or 2.2 billion, consider themselves Christian. That makes Christians the largest religion in the world by far. However, Islam is currently growing at a higher rate than Christianity.

Just over half of those Christians, or about 1.1 billion, are Roman Catholic (with some additional 240 million Eastern Orthodox). That makes Roman Catholics, by an overwhelming margin, the largest “denomination” of any religion on the planet. No other Christian “denomination” comes anywhere close to comparing.”

So, what do you think?

This is why the Bible tells us to “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all long suffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables.” 2 Timothy 4:2-4

And finally: “As we said before, so say I now again, If any man preach any other gospel unto you than that ye have received, let him be accursed.” Galatians 1:9

Also some thoughts on Matthew 24:26

According to Islamic tradition, (which describes this graphically), Jesus' descent will be in the midst of wars fought by the Mahdi (lit. "the rightly guided one") against the Antichrist (al-Masīh ad-Dajjāl, "False messiah") and his followers. The Mahdi is known in Islamic eschatology as the 'redeemer' of Islam. Jesus will descend at the point of a white arcade, east of Damascus, dressed in yellow robes – his head anointed. He will then join the Mahdi in his war against the Antichrist. Jesus, considered as a Muslim, will abide by the Islamic teachings. Eventually, Jesus will slay the Antichrist, and then everyone from the 'People of the Book' (ahl al-kitāb, referring to Jews and Christians), will believe in him. Thus, there will be one community, that of Islam.

Sahih al-Bukhari, Volume 3, Book 43: Kitab-ul-`Ilm (Book of Knowledge), Hâdith Number 656:

Narrated Abu Hurairah: Allah's Apostle said, "The Hour will not be established until the son of Mary (i.e. Jesus) descends amongst you as a just ruler, he will break the cross, kill the pigs, and abolish the Jizya tax. Money will be in abundance so that nobody will accept it.” (as charitable gifts)

Collected by Muhammad al-Bukhari, Sahih al-Bukhari

After the death of the Mahdi, Jesus will assume leadership. This is a time associated in Islamic narrative with universal peace and justice. Islamic texts also allude to the appearance of Ya'juj and Ma'juj, (known also as Gog and Magog), ancient tribes which will disperse and cause disturbance on earth. God, in response to Jesus' prayers, will kill them by sending a type of worm in the napes of their necks. Jesus' rule is said to be around forty years, after which he will die. Muslims, will then perform the funeral prayer for him and then bury him in the city of Medina, in a grave left vacant beside Muhammad, Abu Bakr, and Umar (companions of Muhammad and the first and second Sunni caliphs {Rashidun} respectively).

Some Muslims also hold to the apocryphal prophecies regarding the coming of the Paraclete (Praiseworthy One), such as that in the Epistle of the Apostles, as referring to Muhammad.

Wikipedia

You will notice the opening paragraph states: “ Jesus will descend at the point of a white arcade, east of Damascus, dressed in yellow robes.

From the map below you can see that “east of Damascus” is the Syrian Desert.


Islam is the only other monotheistic religion that looks forward to the return of Jesus Christ. Although they do not consider him to be the Son of God, they do regard Him as an extremely important prophet, second only to Muhammad.

In Jesus' famous talk in Matthew 24, verse 26, He is very specific in saying: “Wherefore if they shall say unto you, Behold, he is in the desert; go not forth. Could this part of the verse actually have been referring to the Muslim belief that He will return to earth “east of Damascus”?

Have a great week ahead.

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Irish News

Pope Benedict dismisses doomsday theory that world will end on December 21st

Mayan calendar theory is nonsense says Pontiff

ByPATRICK COUNIHAN,IrishCentral Staff Writer

Published Monday, November 19, 2012

Pope Benedict XVI addresses the crowd at St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican

Photo by Google Images

The Pope has reassured Catholics that the end of the world is not night - and has told them to ignore claims that December 21st will be doomsday.

Pope Benedict XVI used his weekly address from the window of his Vatican apartments to call on Christians not to heed doomsday warnings.

He spoke out on the idea that the ancient Mayan calendar predicts that doomsday is next month, on December 21, 2012.

He referred to extracts from the Bible that speak of  'the sun and moon going out, the stars falling from the sky'.

The Pope said: "Jesus does not describe the end of the world, and when he uses apocalyptic images, he is not acting the prophet.

"On the contrary, he wants to stop his disciples of every epoch from being curious over dates, forecasts, and wants to give them the key to ... the right road to walk today and tomorrow to enter into the eternal life," - - The Sydney Morning Herald reports that as many as 90,000 people are expected to attend a massive event in Guatemala City on December 21 just in case the world actually does end.

Tour groups are openly promoting doomsday-themed getaways. -  

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Logos Apolgia

Pope Benedict XVI's End Time Eisegesis

11/20/2012

By Cris Putnam

Pope Benedict XVI preached on the Olivet discourse on Sunday 11/18/2012 in St. Peter's Square. I guess its not too surprising that he twisted the text to mean something completely alien to its context but conforming to the works oriented righteousness of Romanism. Let's keep in mind, "But even if we or an angel from heaven should preach to you a gospel contrary to the one we preached to you, let him be accursed."(Ga 1:8) as we examine his explanation:

Jesus speaks of a future that is beyond our categories, and because of this Jesus uses images and words taken from the Old Testament, but, importantly, he inserts a new center, namely, himself, the mystery of his person and his death and resurrection. Today's passage too opens with some cosmic images of an apocalyptic nature: "The sun will be darkened, the moon will no longer give its light, the stars will fall from the sky and the powers in the skies will be shaken" (Mark 13:24-25); but this element is relativized by what follows: "Then the Son of Man will come upon the clouds in the sky with great power and glory" (13:26). The "Son of Man" is Jesus himself, who links the present with the future; the ancient words of the prophets have finally found a center in the person of the Messiah of Nazareth: he is the central event that, in the midst of the troubles of the world, remains the firm and stable point.

Another passage from today's Gospel confirms. Jesus says: "The sky and the earth will pass away but my words will not pass away" (13:31). In fact, we know that in the Bible the word of God is at the origin of creation: all creatures, starting with the cosmic elements - sun, moon, sky - obey God's Word, they exist insofar as they are "called" by it. This creative power of the divine Word ("Parola") is concentrated in Jesus Christ, the Word ("Verbo") made flesh, and also passes through his human words, which are the true "sky" that orients the thought and path of man on earth. For this reason Jesus does not describe the end of the world and when he uses apocalyptic images he does not conduct himself like a "visionary." On the contrary, he wants to take away the curiosity of his disciples in every age about dates and predictions and wishes instead to give them a key to a deep, essential reading, and above all to indicate the right path to take, today and tomorrow, to enter into eternal life. Everything passes - the Lord tells us - but God's Word does not change, and before this Word each of us is responsible for his conduct. It is on this basis that we will be judged.

Pope Benedict XVI "On the Coming of the Son of Man" http://www.zenit.org/article-35982?l=english

It is because this sort of nonsense that the term eisegesis was coined. It means reading meaning into a text rather than reading a meaning from a text.  Its really so bad its hard to know where to start but I bolded two major errors. First, when Jesus said the he would come on the clouds with great glory he was referencing the son of Man passage in Daniel's vision (Dan 7:13). He indeed identified himself as divine. Yet, Pope Benedict seems to deny that Jesus is speaking of cosmic judgement at His return. Yet that is exactly what he is speaking of, in fact, he was answering a question about the signs of his coming and (in direct contradcition to the infallible pope) the end of the world.

And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world?(Mt 24:3, KJV)

Doesn't it seem odd that Jesus is addressing the very thing the pope says he is not? And finally, the pontiff just abandons the text entirely and spins it toward Romanist heresy with this canard, " before this Word each of us is responsible for his conduct. It is on this basis that we will be judged" Anyone who is judged on his conduct will be cast into eternal hell, even our most righteous acts are like filthy rags (Isa 64:6). It is only those who have accepted that authentic Gospel who will have the righteousness of Christ imputed to them. A few passages come to mind:

"And to the one who does not work but believes in him who justifies the ungodly, his faith is counted as righteousness," (Ro 4:5)

"For our sake he made him to be sin who knew no sin, so that in him we might become the righteousness of God.(2 Co 5:21)

"For by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God",(Eph 2:8)

In justification God imputes the righteousness of Christ to the believer, which cancels God's judgment on the believer. It's not based on conduct rather faith in Christ. "For we hold that one is justified by faith apart from works of the law." (Ro 3:28)

Be warned, the pope is preaching a false Gospel that leads to damnation.

theTrumpet.com

In a startling statement made during his Monday Angelus to the faithful, Pope Benedict declares Jesus Christ was no prophet.

Ron Fraser

November 19, 2012

"At midday today the holy father appeared at the window of his study to recite the Angelus with faithful gathered in St. Peter's Square. He commented on this Sunday's gospel, focusing on Jesus's words about the end of time." So begins the report by the Vatican's own Information Service on a public statement the pope made on Sunday.

In a startling pronouncement about Jesus Christ's revelation of the signs leading up to His return to Earth, Pope Benedict declared that "Jesus does not describe the end of the world, and when He uses apocalyptic images, He does not act as a 'seer.' On the contrary, He wishes to ensure that His disciples in every age remain unmoved by dates and predictions."

This statement is so far removed from reality, it can only represent a deliberate attempt to pervert the truth. It argues against the very reality of biblical revelation itself.

The very power by which Jesus Christ ministered on Earth was clearly revealed as a Spirit which "will show you things to come" (John 16:13).

Jesus Christ Himself gave, in live format, delivered direct to His disciples, the most powerfully detailed prophecy about the future, most especially the end times, that is preserved in the Bible (Matthew 24; Mark 13, Luke 21).

The Word of God declares of the very Godhead, "Worship God: for the testimony of Jesus is the spirit of prophecy" (Revelation 19:10).

The pope's statement is not just a grave deceit. It goes beyond that. It is plain blasphemy.

But why should we be surprised?

The very prophecies of the end time speak of an individual heading a great religious entity that is given "a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies ... And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God" (Revelation 13:5-6).

It stands to reason that the very one who is prophesied to look like a lamb but speak like a dragon (Revelation 13:11) would eventually have to dissuade the masses from believing what the greatest prophet ever--Jesus Christ--declared of him in His Word.

In reality, the pope's words are a declaration of war against those who preserve the testimony of the greatest of prophets, Jesus Christ. Consider this revelatory verse concerning the times in which we live: "And the dragon was wroth with the woman, and went to make war with the remnant of her seed, which keep the commandments of God, and have the testimony of Jesus Christ" (Revelation 12:17).

The testimony of Jesus Christ is the spirit of prophecy, a revelatory spirit that exposes Babylonish religion and reveals the deceitful, blasphemous spirit that dominates it (Revelation 17).

This latest statement by Pope Benedict ought to powerfully motivate any who still have a remaining vestige of the testimony of Jesus Christ remaining in their memory to hastily repent and come cleave to the Father of lights where His lamp of revelatory truth burns so brightly!

The time for taking such action--and thus gaining God's protection from the devastation of the great end-time Tribulation prophesied by Jesus Christ (Matthew 24:21)--is fast running out!

BaptistPress

In Canada, a 'watershed' religious freedom win -

By Staff - Nov

15, 2012 -

CALGARY, Alberta, Canada (BP) -- A "watershed case" regarding freedom of expression on the subject of homosexuality was handed down in Canada this fall, giving hope to religious liberty advocates in the United States who say the ruling could impact future U.S. decisions.

"Matters of morality, including the perceived morality of certain types of sexual behavior, are topics for discussion in the public forum. Freedom of speech does not just protect polite speech," Alberta Appeals Court Justice Clifton O'Brien wrote in the ruling.

The case, which played out in the courts for a decade, involved Canadian pastor Stephen Boissoin, who wrote letters to the editor of his local newspaper expressing his religious views on homosexuality and his concern that the behavior was being promoted in public schools.

A University of Calgary professor reported the letters to the Alberta Human Rights Commission, accusing him of hate speech. The commission concurred with the professor and fined the pastor $5,000, prohibiting him from further expression of his views on homosexuality.

In what appears to be a final victory for the pastor, according to Alliance Defending Freedom, Alberta's highest court affirmed in October Boissoin's right to publicly express his religious views.

"Public expression should not be censored simply because the views expressed are unpopular," read an ADF blog post Nov. 2. "... This legal victory has great significance for religious expression. As American courts look more frequently to international jurisprudence for guidance, this victory for freedom of expression has important implications for preserving and promoting religious freedom in America."

Gerald Chipeur, a Canadian attorney who is affiliated with ADF, said, according to LifeSiteNews.com, "This was a watershed case, very important, in terms of freedom of expression and religious liberty. Going forward, it will be extremely difficult, if not impossible, for religious or political debate to be found in breach of Alberta's current human rights laws."

Chipeur added, "The tools of censorship should not be available to prohibit freedom of religious expression in Canada. The court rightly found that this type of religious speech is not 'hate' speech."

The three justices stated that "Boissoin and others have the freedom to think ... that homosexuality is sinful and morally wrong ... (and) they have the right to express that thought to others."

Compiled by Erin Roach, assistant editor of Baptist Press.

cnsnews.com

Judge Grants Reprieve To Student Expelled For Refusing To Wear Tracking Device Badge

By Craig Bannister

November 21, 2012

Andrea Hernandez won't have to leave her high school for refusing to wear a badge designed to track her every move there - yet - her attorneys announced today.

A district court judge for Bexar County, Texas, has granted a temporary restraining order to prevent Northside Independent School District from removing a Hernandez from John Jay High School's Science and Engineering Academy because she refused to wear a name badge designed to use a Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) chip to track students' precise location on school property, the Hernandez's attorneys announced today.

"The court's willingness to grant a temporary restraining order is a good first step, but there is still a long way to go--not just in this case, but dealing with the mindset, in general, that everyone needs to be monitored and controlled," said John W. Whitehead, president of The Rutherford Institute.

"Regimes in the past have always started with the schools, where they develop a compliant citizenry. These 'Student Locator' programs are ultimately aimed at getting students used to living in a total surveillance state where there will be no privacy, and wherever you go and whatever you text or email will be watched by the government," Whitehead warned.

The school had reportedly offered to allow Hernandez to wear a non-functional badge, giving the appearance of support for the program, but she declined.

The Independent London

Yasmin Alibhai Brown: Don't forget how Britain betrayed the Palestinians

MONDAY 19 NOVEMBER 2012

You've seen the pictures, read about the bloodshed, heard the accusations. The military head of Hamas in Gaza, pictured, was assassinated by Israel. Rockets fired in retaliation killed three Israelis and Israel then went into overkill. It is 95 years this month since the Balfour Declaration. Lord Balfour who was Foreign Secretary in 1917, informed Baron Rothschild that Britain would back a new Jewish state on Palestinian territory as demanded by Zionists, some of them terrorists.

Britain had no legal right to the land it breezily handed over and has never apologised for its disastrous decision. Palestinians paid for Europe's massive, anti-Semitic killing project.

Thousands of Muslim and Christian Palestinians were dispossessed and, since then, it's been a story of endless conflict. And so here again is another horrendous conflagration.

When Arab despots murder and torture their own people, their sins are not less heinous than those committed by outside adversaries. And the three recent victims of Hamas attacks weren't simply collateral damage. The anti-Semitic prejudice of millions of Arabs and Iranians is repellent. But I would put this question to Israeli apologists too: why can't they muster human sympathy for dead Palestinian babies and their howling parents? Don't they feel anything for these innocents? This time, Palestinians have paid tenfold for those three Israeli lives.

On the web is a photograph of an old man in Gaza holding a placard with this message: "You take my water, burn my olive trees, destroy my house, take my job, steal my land, imprison my father, kill my mother, bombard my country, starve us all, humiliate us all but I am to blame: I shot a rocket back."

You may or may not agree with his rocket retaliation, but all his other accusations are verifiably true as witnesses have been attesting for years. Even treacherous Balfour stipulated in that fateful letter of November 1917: "Nothing shall be done which may prejudice the civil and religious rights of existing non-Jewish communities in Palestine." That bit has never been honoured.

Remember, too, there was a time when Jews and Palestinians were not filled with poisonous odium for each other. Well all that is history now. Israel exists and must, as I have believed all my life. But it can't expect to do as it damn-well pleases. Oh yes it can! says Obama's administration. While Western leaders avert their eyes, there is, among millions of European citizens, growing sympathy for the Palestinian cause and dismay that Israel flouts international laws and conventions with impunity. A chasm is growing between Europe's ruling classes and the ruled. It can no longer be ignored.

For Israel's own sake, it must stop being so boneheaded and halt this inferno. Obama needs to step up and use his power to save the world. It is that serious.

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Political Xtreme

Obama Threatens 14 US Governors With Immediate Arrest

Obama the Dictator

A chilling report from the Foreign Military Intelligence Directorate (GRU) prepared for Prime Minister Putin warns today that United States President Barack Obama has had served on 14 US Governors National Security Letters (NSLs) warning that if their actions in attempting to form what are called State Defense Forces are not halted they will face "immediate" arrest for the crime of treason.

The use of NSLs in the United States was authorized by the Patriot Act law enacted after the September 11, 2001 attacks and forbids anyone receiving them from even acknowledging their existence, and was reauthorized by Obama's "rubberstamp" Congress this past February over the objections of both civil and human rights groups who warned they mimic similar type "government security notices" enacted under both the former German Nazi and Soviet Communist regimes.

To the issue angering Obama against these State Governors, this report continues, is their attempt to reestablish what are called State Defense Forces which are described as follows:

"State Defense Forces (SDF) (also known as State Guards, State Military Reserves, or State Militias) in the United States are military units that operate under the sole authority of a state government; they are not regulated by the National Guard Bureau nor are they part of the Army National Guard of the United States.

State Defense Forces are authorized by state and federal law and are under the command of the governor of each state. State Defense Forces are distinct from their state's National Guard in that they cannot become federal entities.

The federal government recognizes State Defense Forces under 32 U.S.C. § 109 which provides that State Defense Forces as a whole may not be called, ordered, or drafted into the Armed Forces of the United States, thus preserving their separation from the National Guard."

Important to note is that Obama, as President of the United States is also its most powerful military leader known by the term of Commander in Chief, and is authorized by the Militia Act of 1903 to federalize his individual States National Guard Forces putting them under his command, something he does not have the power to do with State Defense Forces.

Obama's fear of these State Defense Forces, this report says, rests with his not having power over them, and with the bulk of the US Military Forces he does control being stretched to near breaking with the ongoing wars in Iraq and Afghanistan would leave these State military forces under the control of these Governors in "defacto control" of the United States.

The two US Governors spearheading this rebellion against Obama, this report states, are the Republican opposition party Governors of Minnesota, Tim Pawlenty and Texas, Rick Perry; both of whom have a deep fear their President is destroying their Nation.

Governor Pawlenty's fear of Obama is that since he took office he has appeased America's enemies while at the same time shunning some of America's most stalwart allies, especially Israel.  Governor Pawlenty recently castigated Obama for abandoning the US missile defense plan for Europe by saying, "The lessons of history are clear: Appeasement and weakness did not stop the Nazis, did not stop the Soviets, and did not stop the terrorists before 9/11. We must stand strong with allies like Israel and eastern Europe in the face of growing challenges to our national security."

Governor Perry has blasted Obama and warned his fellow Texans that the President is "hell bent on socialism" and is punishing his State by dumping tens-of-thousands of illegal Mexican immigrants into their cities and small towns. Governor Perry further warned Texans that that if "Barack Obama's Washington doesn't stop being so oppressive, Texans might feel compelled to renounce their American citizenry and secede from the union."

Note: Following the end of the Civil War the rights of the individual US States to succeed from the Union was heard by their Supreme Court in a case called Texas v. White (1869) and who ruled that the Constitution did not permit States to secede from the United States, and that the ordinances of secession, and all the acts of the legislatures within seceding States intended to give effect to such ordinances, were "absolutely null"."through revolution, or through consent of the States." However, the decision did allow some possibility of divisibility

Obama, in fearing a revolution against him by the States, this report continues, has moved swiftly against them, including nationalizing nearly all National Guard Forces in Governor Pawlenty's Minnesota in what is being described as their State's largest call up of troops since World War II.  Other reports coming from the United States are stating that Obama has also nationalized the National Guard forces in Georgia, Alabama, Kansas, and perhaps Texas too.

Though Obama may have taken from these dissident States their National Guard forces, the Governors of the States of Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia still have under their sole command their State Defense Forces to go against US Federal forces.

Important to note in this report is its stating that there are no US laws prohibiting National Guard troops from also joining their State's Defense Forces, but would create a dilemma for those soldiers should they be called to service by them both at the same time.  This dilemma occurred for many American soldiers during their Civil War with the great majority of them choosing to serve their States instead of the Federal Government.

To Governor Pawlenty's fears of Obama appeasing America's enemies, while at the same time harming its longstanding allies, their remains no doubt as during this past week alone he has put Israel's security in grave danger by releasing previously classified US documents relating to their nuclear programme, while at the same time removing sanctions on Russian arms makers supplying Iran. And in a move that even Russian military analysts are calling "insane", Obama this week said he has decided to pre-announce to the World once-secret American ballistic missile tests and satellite launches.

To Governor Perry's fears of Obama socializing the United States their remains no doubt either, and as we can read as reported yesterday by the USA Today News Service:

"Paychecks from private business shrank to their smallest share of personal income in U.S. history during the first quarter of this year, a USA TODAY analysis of government data finds.

At the same time, government-provided benefits -- from Social Security, unemployment insurance, food stamps and other programs -- rose to a record high during the first three months of 2010.

Those records reflect a long-term trend accelerated by the recession and the federal stimulus program to counteract the downturn. The result is a major shift in the source of personal income from private wages to government programs."

And in an even worse move against his own people who are still struggling to survive the growing Global economic collapse, new reports from the United States are stating that a "secret" programme found hidden in Obama's socialist healthcare law called the Community Living Assistance Services and Support Act (CLASS Act) is about to take from them another $150-$250 a month from their paychecks forcing tens of millions more of them into abject poverty and debt slavery.

To the final outcome of these events it is not in our knowing, other than to remind these Americans of Dr. Igor Panarin's 2008 prediction of the fate lying in store for them, and as we can read as reported by London's Telegraph News Service in their article titled "US will collapse and break up, Russian analyst predicts", and which says:

"Igor Panarin, a professor at the Diplomatic Academy of the Russian foreign affairs ministry, said the economic turmoil in the US had confirmed his long-held belief that the country was heading for extinction in its present form.

In an interview with the Russian newspaper Izvestia, he outlined how the US would divide along ethnic and cultural lines.

They are: the Pacific coast with its growing Chinese population; the increasingly Hispanic South; independence-minded Texas; the Atlantic Coast; a central state with a large Native American population; and the northern states where - he maintains - Canadian influence is strong.

Alaska could be claimed by Russia, he said, claiming that the region was "only granted on lease, after all".

He said the country's break-up would be accelerated by rising unemployment and Americans losing their savings.

"The dollar isn't secured by anything. The country's foreign debt has grown like an avalanche; this is a pyramid, which has to collapse," said Prof Panarin."

And to those Americans believing they will be able to defend themselves against the fast approaching onslaught meant to destroy them they should think again, for even as these words are being written, Obama, through the United Nations, is preparing to disarm them all under the so called UN Treaty On Arms Control that he ordered his government to sign.

The late great American dissident comedian George Carlin once said, "It's called the American Dream because you have to be asleep to believe it"....one can only hope these poor souls will awaken from their long slumber before all is lost.

Valerie Jarrett "There Will Be Hell to Pay" for Obama's Critics

- by Dave Hodges -  thecommonsenseshow.com

November 18, 2012 - Activism, Main

It was shocking when President George W. Bush stated "you are either with us, or you are with the terrorists." Senior White House Advisor, Valerie Jarrett, has taken these words to a significantly more dramatic level when she stated that "there will be hell to pay" for Obama's critics in the second term.

Iranian-born Communist sympathizer Valerie Jarrett and Barack Obama's Senior White House Adviser is strongly rumored, from multiple sources, that just prior to the recent general election, to have issued a clear threat against the rank and file members of the American public who do not support Pres. Obama. Allegedly Jarrett said "After we win this election, it is payback time. For those who supported us, there will be rewards, for the ones who opposed us, they will get what they deserve. There will be hell to pay. Congress won't be a problem for us this time. With no election to worry about, we have two judges ready to go."

Although allegations against Jarrett for having said the statements are sourced in multiple outlets, I can find no audio recording of the statements by Jarrett. Nor, can I locate an actual official transcript for these alleged threats against Americans who would dare not to support the President. However, in the theater of "actions speak louder than words," it is highly likely that Jarrett did indeed utter these threats, given her extreme Communist leanings and her very un-American past.

Valerie Jarrett comes from a family which intermarried with the Bill Ayers family. Yes, that would be the Weathermen Underground terrorist leader, Bill Ayers. That would be the same Bill Ayers who told FBI informant, Larry Grathwohl, "that when we take over the United States, and that we will forcibly detain 50 million Americans in re-education camps in which they will probably have to murder 25 million American citizens who cannot be re-educated." Grathwohl repeated the Ayers statement on the August 18th edition of The Common Sense Show. This is the same Valerie Jarrett family which was also involved with Frank Davis the former head of the Communist Party in the United States. This is the same Frank Davis who Joel Gilbert exposed as Obama's real father. Additionally, the Jarrett family is also affiliated with other so-called "Red Diaper Babies" in which this young group of intellectual elites called for a communist takeover of the United States in the late 1960′s and early 1970′s. For those that know their history, you will remember that the same people engage in terrorist acts involving the detonation of explosive devices in which people died, including a San Francisco police officer. Bill Ayers wife, Bernardine Dorne served a prison term for her participation with this group. And we also know, that Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dorne, close friends of Jarrett to this day, funded President Obama's Harvard education. These facts have led many to believe that Valerie Jarrett is making the major decisions in the White House.

I prefer the judge a rabid dog by its bite potential and not the volume of its barking. The bite potential of the Obama administration, in a nothing-to-lose second term, is the most frightening thing I have ever considered. Below is just a partial list of whether, or not, we should take Jarrett's words seriously.

The NDAA, ushered in by Obama allows the government to "disappear" and murder American citizens without due process of law. Under the President, FEMA camps have become operational. This alone, gives the President the power to carry out Jarrett's threat of "hell to pay.." for Obama non-supporters.

The National Defense Resource Preparedness Executive Order permits Obama to declare martial law, seize all critical assets in the country including food, and this can be done just on Obama's say so.

Under Obama's watch, we have 50 million Americans on food stamps, and the economic numbers are the worst that they have been since the Great Depression and they are getting worse.

With the passage of Obamacare we have socialized almost 20% of the economy and have instituted death panels with promise to euthanize the elderly and other infirm people in the same manner as they are doing in Great Britain.

Prior to the election, I stated that some of us (Obama's detractors) would not be around in four years if he was elected. I have never wanted to be more wrong in my life as there is no doubt that America has been not only been hijacked by an immoral group of international bankers who are plundering our country's assets and resources, but we are being ruled by the bankers' puppets who are proving to be ruthless Communist dictators who will not hesitate to "purge" their political opponents in the same manner as Stalin and Hitler. Oh yeah, I almost forgot, mix a little Zionism in with the ruling elite banking cartel, and now all of you have a pretty good idea of what we are up against.

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Time News Feed

China Plans to Build the World's Largest Skyscraper in Just 90 Days

By Nick Carbone

Nov. 20, 2012

If only constructing a skyscraper were as easy as stacking Legos. Then, we'd be throwing together 200-story towers in a matter of weeks, just clicking blocks together until we got bored. But the idea isn't so far-fetched: if China's Broad Sustainable Building Corp. is doing its math and crossing its ts properly, it could be topping out a 2,749-ft.-tall skyscraper -- the world's tallest -- in just three months.

Starting in January, the race will be on against what seems to be an impossibly short deadline. Broad is allotting just 90 days to construct the 220-story tower, dubbed Sky City, in the city of Changsha, in China's southeastern Hunan province -- meaning the building will go up at a rate of about five stories a day, according to Construction Week Online.

It's not only the speed, though; it's the height. Upon completion, Sky City will be 32 ft. taller than the Burj Khalifa, the current tallest building in the world. It'll also go up 24 times quicker. Upon completion, the tower will contain a school, hospital, 17 helipads and apartments for 30,000 people, according to online design magazine Dezeen. It's unclear, though, if it will have a lobby -- the regimented prefab construction has prohibited wide open spaces on the ground floor of previous Broad buildings, Wired explains.

Broad began as an air-conditioner manufacturer but diversified after developing a new method of constructing prefab skyscrapers, whose components slot together like Erector Set pieces. According to Wired, the company's founder and chairman Zhang Yue was inspired by the immense devastation of the Sichuan earthquake in 2008, which killed more than 68,000 people, to develop quake-friendly building designs; the sturdy modular style Broad pioneered is 95% prefabricated in the company's factories in Hunan province.

As of September, Broad had built 17 of the prefab structures, all but one in China, and fast: the company put up a 15-story hotel in just two days, and a 30-story tower in just 15. The structures are as bland as a Sears Catalog Home, and as pretty as a stack of plywood, but for Zhang, it's not about style. Broad's buildings use less concrete in the floors and less steel in the support beams, reducing the weight and increasing its earthquake resilience -- Zhang says his buildings are meant to withstand a 9.0-magnitude temblor.

Indeed, the towers' blandness and adaptability is part of the plan: Broad plans to monetize its housing concept by licensing the technology to countries across the globe. Franchisees can then build the pieces locally to prevent the exorbitant cost of shipping the prefabricated pieces.

As for Sky City, Broad plans to start laying the foundation at the end of November, with the three-month race against the clock starting at the end of the year and running through March. Ladies and gentlemen, get out your stopwatches -- this one could be a nail-biter.

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The Guardian (Edited from longer article.)

Unhappiest people in Britain not always the most deprived, says report

Wellbeing is not just about money - if you can see a tree you're likely to be happier, reveals latest government research

Life satisfaction in Hartlepool is higher than in Blackburn despite similar levels of deprivation, claims the report. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA

Deprived areas of the country do not contain the unhappiest citizens, research by the government revealed as official statistics showed that one in eight people were struggling to manage financially during the economic slowdown.

Speaking at the launch of the the latest release of data from the Office for National Statistics, David Halpern from the Cabinet Office pointed out that reported life satisfaction in Hartlepool was higher than in Blackburn despite similar levels of deprivation.

"Look at Rutland, which is similarly wealthy to Wokingham. Yet levels of life satisfaction are much higher. Rutland is built near lakes. So we think environment does make a difference to happiness. It seems that if you can see a tree you are happier," said Halpern, who leads the government's Behavioural Insights Team.

("We think environment does make a difference to happiness. It seems that if you can see a tree you are happier." Almost unbelievable they would use tax payers money to do a study like this. "And the LORD God planted a garden Eastward in Eden; and there he put the man whom he had formed." Genesis 2:8

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Daily Mail

Not-so-little green man: Alien face seen in the Northern Lights 

Landscape photographer Iurie Belegurschi captured the sighting by chance in the spectacular Reykjanes peninsula of Iceland

By JILL REILLY

A photographer was shocked to return home and look at his photos of the northern lights only to discover signs of an alien's face haunting the green sky.

Landscape photographer Iurie Belegurschi captured the sighting by chance in the spectacular Reykjanes peninsula of Iceland.

The colourful stretch of light could be confused for a cosmic invasion as it bizarrely resembles the face of a space creature.

Look closer: These amazing images show signs of an aliens face haunting the Northern Light sky

On a clear night on September 8, Mr Belegurschi said he stayed up all night and waited to watch the aurora Northern Lights dance in the sky.

He said: 'I can't describe with words what I feel when I see the Northern lights, but in my opinion it is the most amazing phenomenon we can witness.

'I wish everybody could see it at least once in their life.

Hidden face: The green stretch of light could be confused for a cosmic invasion as it bizarrely resembles the face of the space creature

Snapped: Landscape photographer Iurie Belegurschi captured the sighting by chance in the spectacular Reykjanes peninsula of Iceland

'I didn't see the alien face during shooting, but when I came home I checked my photographs on the computer and I saw it! It's unbelievable, I couldn't believe my eyes.'

The 29-year-old native Moldovan used a Canon 5D Mark III to shoot the spectacle.

Self-taught Iurie moved to Iceland in 2006 to follow his biggest passion, the Northern Lights.

He is now waiting for the solar max in 2013-2014 to capture more aurora activity.

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Exploring The Living Bridges Of India

Posted on November 17, 2012 by Soren Dreier

Why build a bridge when you can grow one?

That's the solution the valley dwellers of northeast India came up with hundreds of years ago. In the isolated East Khasi hills, monsoon swollen rivers can be difficult and dangerous to traverse, and the locals found that homegrown bridges made of living, sidewalk-cracking roots were a lot more difficult to knock down.

Not only that, but the bridges thrive in the super-soaked region, growing stronger in the damp rather than rusting or rotting. About ten years ago, a local resort owner took notice of the root bridges and began tirelessly and successfully promoting them as a tourist destination.

The attention encouraged the local villagers, who had been considering replacing the bridges with modern concrete ones, to revive their bridge-making craft, and new bridges are growing today. Take a look at this truly green infrastructure...

This particular bridge is known as the Umshiang Double Decker Root Bridge, named for the river flowing underneath. It's a one-of-a-kind bridge among one-of-a-kind bridges, the only double-decker root bridge known to exist.


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Until next week...keep on believing.

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For ye shall go out with joy, and be led forth with peace: the mountains and the hills shall break forth before you into singing, and all the trees of the field shall clap their hands.”
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