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http://www.wnd.com/2018/05/obama-insists-again-he-was-scandal-free/
OBAMA INSISTS AGAIN HE WAS SCANDAL-FREE
Declares innocence amid ongoing probes of his administration
Published: 18 hours ago
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Official portrait of Barack Obama unveiled in February

Amid charges his administration used the Justice Department and the FBI as a political weapon to undermine the Trump campaign in 2016, including a surveillance operation reported by the New York Times, former President Barack Obama insisted this week once again that his eight years in office were free of scandal.

“I didn’t have scandals, which seems like it shouldn’t be something you brag about,” Obama told the audience at a tech conference in Las Vegas on Wednesday, reported Newsweek, which regarded the comment as a “light swing” at Trump.

Obama added that “if you look at the history of the modern presidency, coming out of the modern presidency without anybody going to jail is really good.”

“It’s a big deal,” he said.

Obama said he escaped scandal because he was able to accept bad news.

“No one in my White House ever got in trouble for screwing up as long there wasn’t malicious intent behind it,” he said.

Earlier this year, Newsweek noted, Obama made the same claim, telling an audience his administration “didn’t have a scandal that embarrassed us, I know that seems like a low bar.”

Newsweek acknowledged Obama’s “foes” would beg to differ. The magazine listed “the 2012 Benghazi attack, his failure to close Guantanamo Bay, an IRS plan to scrutinize tax-exempt political groups based on the particulars of their politics and problems with the Affordable Care Act website.”

In March, WND recalled 25 scandals that marred the Obama administration, and closing Gitmo was not on the list.

The Justice Department’s inspector general, Michael Horowitz, has turned in a draft report of his investigation of the Obama FBI’s handling of the probe of Hillary Clinton’s abuse of classified information.

On Monday, WND reported, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein asked Horowitz to review the claim that the Obama administration placed an FBI informant inside the Trump campaign in 2016 to conduct surveillance.
Tom Fitton, the president of Judicial Watch, which has filed at least 30 lawsuits in pursuit of records related to the Obama administration’s investigation of alleged collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, told WND this week amid more Democrat talk of impeaching Trump that if anyone should be impeached, it’s Obama. He pointed to the recent revelation that the Obama administration placed an informant inside the Trump campaign and argued publicly available evidence and logic indicates Obama was involved.

Newsweek listed a “string of high-profile controversies” during Trump’s first year and a half in office, including “possible collusion with Russia during the 2016 election, a hush payment of $130,000 to adult film star Stephanie Clifford (known as Stormy Daniels), issuing a travel ban on people from certain countries, firing FBI director James Comey, saying there were ‘very fine people on both sides’ of the Charlottesville conflict, calling members of MS-13 ‘animals,’ and more.”

At the Las Vegas conference, Obama also discussed his process for making difficult decisions while in the White House.

“I used to describe the nature of the presidency as having to make decisions about issues that nobody else could solve or are basically insolvable or at least not perfectly solvable,” he said. “By definition, if a problem had an obvious solution to it, somebody else would have solved it before it got to me.”

He said the capture of Osama bin Laden was an example of those decisions.
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SOROS-ENDORSED LEFTISTS SUE AGENCY THAT FUNDS THEM
Fight erupts over Obama strategy to dictate racial makeup of neighborhoods
Published: 11 hours ago
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A George Soros-endorsed social agency that receives funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development under an Obama program to dictate the racial makeup of neighborhoods now is suing HUD for more money.

Judicial Watch documented the ironic development in a report titled “Federal Agency Known for Fraud, Waste Finances Own Attacks.”

At issue is the halt of the Obama program, called Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing.

“The policy aims to transform nearly all of the nation’s neighborhoods with unprecedented low-income housing quotas and preferred ethnic and racial formulas,” the report explains.

It was delayed by HUD Secretary Ben Carson and finally suspended because a “tool” that was used to meet the AFFH requirements was “difficult to use and frequently produced unacceptable assessments.”

HUD said it spent more than $3.5 million on technical assistance for the initial round of AFFH submissions, and it just wasn’t working.

“HUD is withdrawing the tool to produce a more effective and less burdensome assessment tool,” the federal agency announced. “These improvements to the tool will make it more effective in assisting program participants with creation of meaningful assessments with impactful fair housing goals to help them plan to fulfill their legal obligation to affirmatively further fair housing.”

So immediately the National Fair Housing Alliance, a “nonprofit dedicated to ending housing discrimination and fostering diverse, inclusive communities,” and funded by HUD as well as Soros, sued HUD.

“Here’s an amusing – and unbelievable – story about the most overtly communist agency in the U.S. government financing its own attacks with taxpayer money,” Judicial Watch reported.

Carson first had delayed AFFH, describing the program as “a government-engineered attempt to legislative racial equality.”

Then he went further and suspended it, drawing the NFHA lawsuit.

“Records obtained by Judicial Watch show that the NFHA got more than $16 million in funding from HUD since 2009, including a $300,000 grant that was just awarded in March 2018 for fair housing enforcement. In 2016 NFHA received $475,000 from Soros’ Foundation to Promote Open Society specifically for ‘project support for AFFH work,’ documents obtained by Judicial Watch show. In the HUD complaint NFHA claims that killing Obama’s program was ‘arbitrary and capricious’ and ‘constitutes unlawful agency action,'” the Judicial Watch report said.

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It also accuses Carson of being hostile towards AFFH long before he was named HUD secretary.

“In an article published in 2015, Secretary Carson criticized the AFFH Rule at length, equating it to ‘mandatory busing’ of schoolchildren.’ He condemned both the AFFH Rule and a Supreme Court decision recognizing that the Fair Housing Act bars disparate impact discrimination, stating that ‘based on the history of failed socialist experiments in this country, entrusting the government to get it right can prove downright dangerous,'” the complaint alleges.

The report said HUD itself has been plagued by multiple scandals in recent years.

“HUD was long overdue to deliver good news to American taxpayers and killing AFFH is a good start,” Judicial Watch said.

“Even after the Trump administration took over, HUD has continued funding many of Obama’s wasteful, socialist programs. Among them is a multi-million-dollar experiment that aims to transform slums into desirable middle-class neighborhoods. A few months ago the initiative, known as Choice Neighborhoods, got a $5 million infusion from the Trump administration.

“Before that Trump’s HUD gave dozens of leftist groups that purport to fight housing discrimination $37 million. The biggest chunk – $999,962 – went to NFHA, which had just attacked the president for terminating an Obama program (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals—DACA) that protects hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrants living in the U.S.,” Judicial Watch said.
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PROOF! 'NO FIREWALL' BETWEEN HILLARY'S STATE, FOUNDATION
http://www.wnd.com/2018/05/proof-no-firewall-between-hillarys-state-foundation/
Feds confirm discovery of 'thousands' of connections while Clinton was in office
Published: 14 hours ago
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The Washington-watching American Center for Law and Justice has confirmed it will be getting “thousands” of documents connecting the State Department and the Clinton Foundation during the time that Hillary Clinton was secretary of State for Barack Obama.

“We have just uncovered a stunning revelation about the extent to which the Clinton State Department colluded with the Clinton Foundation,” the organization confirmed this week.

“Despite what Hillary Clinton told the American people, there was no firewall.”

The organization long has been pursuing a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the “Deep State Department” over details of Hillary Clinton’s tenure.

It was during that time she set up and ran a private email server that was unsecured for classified national secrets.

It was during that time Benghazi happened, and more.

Now the ACLJ has revealed it has learned the State Department as found “and will be forced to turn over to the ACLJ – literally thousands of documents to and about the Clinton Foundation, its subsidiaries, and its senior operatives.”

The latest documents to have been released, more than 330 pages, have been posted online.

The ACLJ reported that the volume of information that has been discovered, some 30,000 emails alone, “debunks the specious assertion that there was any kind of firewall whatsoever between Clinton’s State Department and the Clinton Foundation.”

Instead, they show “extensive communications exchanged between Clinton or her senior staff at State Department and Doug Band – a senior aide at the Clinton Foundation and creator of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI).”

The problem is that as a senior official in the Obama administration, Hillary Clinton should not have been favoring her own family foundation with even information.

“In recent court filings, the State Department has revealed that more than 8,700 documents exist in Cheryl Mills’ and/or Huma Abedin’s files which contain the single search term, ‘Doug Band.’ It is possible, and indeed likely, that each document consists of several pages placing the number closer to 18,000 pages or more,” the ACLJ speculated.

Mills and Abedin were top aides for Hillary Clinton.

And, the ACLJ said, it also has learned another 22,000 documents exist in Cheryl Mills’ and Huma Abedin’s files (not including attachments) mentioning or referring to the Clinton Foundation or a related term referencing the foundation.

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The result is “overwhelming evidence of the corruption that occurred within the State Department during the time Hillary Clinton served as secretary of State.”

And they show she “intentionally lied” to America and misled the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during her confirmation hearings, the report said.

After all, that was when she promised “complete separation” between the interests of State and the benefits for her foundation.

The reality was, however, the ACLJ said, that “Band served as a liaison for Clinton donors looking for favors and official acts from the Clinton-run State Department.”

The evidence shows that if a foundation donor “needed help with a visa application in light of a prior criminal conviction or experienced complications with international travel, they contacted Doug Band and, within minutes of receiving their request, Doug Band would forward the request/favor to Huma Abedin or Cheryl Mills.”

Sometimes, even government employees looking for Clinton contacted Band for a response, the report says.
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OPEN LETTER TO TRUMP ON GOOGLE-FACEBOOK-AMAZON THREAT
http://www.wnd.com/2018/05/open-letter-to-trump-on-google-facebook-amazon-threat/
Exclusive: Joseph Farah lays out case for presidential action against Digital Cartel
Published: 12 hours ago
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Dear President Trump:
 
I want to commend you on calling out the anti-trust practices of Amazon.com, which is threatening the very existence of other smaller, independent shippers across the nation.
 
While Americans obviously like the convenience and innovation Amazon has demonstrated as a company, it has far exceeded the threshold of becoming a monopoly that will eventually, once all vestiges of competition in e-commerce and fulfillment are effectively squashed, demand from consumers extortionist prices while exploiting its own workers beyond any acceptable American standards.
 
Though government action of this kind should always be circumspect and restrained, Amazon’s unfair business practices have been ignored by Washington for too long.
 
But the problem is much bigger than Amazon when it comes to the new cartel emerging among online mega-giants.
 
That two companies – Google and Facebook – now control 75 percent or more of the digital advertising marketplace is of even greater concern because it threatens the very spirit of the First Amendment in an increasingly nationalized media environment.
 
Not that long ago, the federal government routinely reviewed media cross-ownership efforts in individual local and regional markets to ensure that news and opinions were not controlled by a single company and a single political and cultural point of view. Yet, today, Google, its wholly owned subsidiary YouTube, and Facebook have become the principal source of news distribution – a powerful gatekeeper, with a common leftist worldview, that actively shows contempt for dissenting voices, especially those on the right as well as faithful Christians and Jews.
 
If not checked during your administration, America may never regain its diversity of media voices as many independent efforts like my own pioneering effort in the online world will be strangled by these entities’ systemic, organized campaign to destroy us.
 
As you know, the independent media played a significant role in the 2016 election in bringing forth viewpoints that were scarcely heard elsewhere among the din of Hillary-mania. Since your election, Google, YouTube and Facebook have waged an unrelenting war of unfair trade practices against the independent media that threatens its very existence.
 
Congress and regulatory agencies have shown little understanding and awareness of just how serious this threat has become. With dissenting media voices out of the picture, America’s heritage of free speech, freedom of the press and freedom of religion will be reduced to little more than well-intended but meaningless words on parchment.
 
At least two of these giant corporations have decided recently to employ the leftist extremist organization called the Southern Poverty Law Center to serve as a kind of speech and content police force to set standards for online searches, algorithms and visibility on the internet – what has become the new national and international public square.
 
While some other nations welcome this control and even encourage it to stamp out viewpoints with which they disagree, that is not the American way.
 
I call on you today to set up a presidential commission to investigate these giants for these business practices that are not just unfair but detrimental – and even lethal – to the interests of a free and open society.
 
The hour is late.
 
If not you, who? If not now, when?
 
With great appreciation for your efforts to Make American Great Again, please do not overlook the increasingly dark influence exerted by speech codes on the national and international level by these powerful mega-corporations that threaten to transform the American ideal of free and open society into something resembling the Stalinist-style model of the average U.S. university campus.
 
I am at your disposal, along with my independent media colleagues, all of whom face the same existential threat at the hands of this politically motivated cartel, to brief you or your representatives.
 
Sincerely,
 
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ARE OCTOPUSES FROM ANOTHER PLANET?
Exclusive: Joseph Farah examines 'evolution' of one of earth's most complex creatures
Published: 15 hours ago
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Have you ever looked at octopuses and wondered how such a complex creature unlike any other evolved?
You’re not alone.
Dyed-in-the-wool evolutionary scientists have the same problem.
And when 33 of them got together to come up with a new peer-reviewed scientific study of the mystery, they determined octopuses could just be aliens from outer space.
That doesn’t mean the idea is being taken altogether seriously by the rest of the scientific community, yet, so far, there’s been no call to ex-communicate the 33 credentialed scholars from the academy. Apparently, that is a distinction reserved only for those who question the dogma of evolution as the only acceptable explanation for the diversity of life on Earth.
However, the paper, published in Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology, has been scoffed at as hair-brained and unscientific – as one might expect.
The extraterrestrial claims not only apply to octopuses, suggests the study, but other life forms that seem to have appeared suddenly in the annals of Earth’s history during what is called “the Cambrian explosion,” a somewhat uncomfortable discovery for evolutionary science.
The discovery of the “Cambrian explosion” – a sudden burst of sophisticated life forms – has always been a challenge for evolutionary science, which requires eons of time to explain not only life forming from non-life, but also the diversification of animal life. To solve part of that problem, evolutionists set the epoch some 500 million years ago, based on geological strata and the assumption that the Earth has not witnessed major catastrophic changes and upheavals, such as a global flood, in that time period.
But even with that self-serving, non-scientific, philosophical and, dare I say, “religious” assessment, the “Cambrian explosion” remains a troublesome and disturbing period for evolution.
In fact, during this period, virtually all animal kinds appeared simultaneously – and they resemble the animal kingdom we are familiar with today. There’s been diversification, of course, but not new animal life forms that cannot be explained through adaptation rather than what we think of as “macro-evolution” – one kind, or species, changing into another kind.
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WEST VIRGINIA 7TH-GRADERS TOLD TO DECLARE SUBMISSION TO ALLAH
Lesson plan included writing out Islamic profession of faith
Published: 16 hours ago
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Seventh-graders at a West Virginia public school were asked to write the Islamic declaration of faith in Arabic calligraphy in a social-studies class, drawing outrage from a Christian parent.
Parent Rich Penkoski contacted Principal Ron Branch at Mountain Ridge Middle School in Gerrardstown about the assignment, which was part of a world-religions unit, the Christian Post reported.
The assignment was included in a packet sent home with students of information about the history of Islam, the prophet Muhammad and the five pillars of the religion.
But Penkoski, the Christian Post said, was most upset with a worksheet that instructs students to practice calligraphy by copying by hand the Arabic form of the Shahada.
The Shahada is the Islamic profession of faith that declares Allah is the one true god and Muhammad is his messenger.
“I saw the assignment of writing the Shahada in Arabic. Their excuse was calligraphy,” Penkoski told the Christian Post. “I was like, ‘Whoa! Whoa! Whoa!’ First of all, calligraphy was invented in China 3,000 years prior to Muhammad. The fact that they were trying to get my daughter to write that disturbed me.’
“I said, ‘That is not happening. My daughter is not doing that,'” he said. “My daughter told me that if she didn’t do the assignment then she was going to get a [detention] slip.”
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Penkoski said the school told him the packet was an optional assignment. But he claims the school is only now saying it is optional because of his protest.
“Why would they print all that out and then tell them they don’t have to do it?” Penkoski asked. “When they were given a packet [on Christianity], which didn’t go into that much detail, they did have to write an essay. So you’re telling me they don’t have to do it now that I called you on it? It makes no sense and it is not consistent.”
Penkoski said his daughter claimed the teacher told her the Shahada assignment was mandatory.
Principal Ron Branch told the Christian Post in an email the Shahada calligraphy was not officially assigned to students.
“There were two calligraphy activities in the packet. One involving the Shahada and one that is just English letters in which the students can write whatever they want in calligraphy,” Branch said. “The teacher told the students that they could do these activities if they wanted.”
Branch said the world religions unit gives each religion “equitable treatment.”
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SCHOOL BOARD STUNNER: THERE IS NO 'BIOLOGICAL SEX'
Plans to overhaul graphic 'Family Life Education' curriculum also tells kids 'clergy' not to be trusted
Published: 2 days ago
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In an apparent competition among American public school boards to see which sex-education program can be made the most graphic and politically correct, there’s likely a new leader.
In a stunning development, the Fairfax County School Board in Northern Virginia is considering teaching children there is no such thing as “biological sex” and also that “clergy” are not to be trusted if students have questions.
Within just the past few weeks, WND has reported on the Albemarle district in Virginia, which was warned its explicit sex videos to classes of 14-year-old girls likely were felony violations of state and federal laws.
And the Sunnyside Unified School District in Tucson, Arizona, was warned that its proposed sex-ed program is both “illegal” and “obscene.”
Now, according to the Family Research Council, comes the Fairfax board.
“Already, each public school student must suffer through 80 hours of sex ed. That’s not a typo: 8-0,” the report said. “They call it ‘Family Life Education’ but everybody knows that’s a joke. You won’t find lessons on building happy marriages and healthy families here. No, instead you’ll find hour after hour of instruction on your evolving ‘sexual identity,’ on the proper handling of contraceptive drugs and devices, and on how to give consent for sex.”
But the report by Cathy Ruse said the move to something less “repressive” was being considered.
She noted among the ideas being reviewed was to teach children “they weren’t actually born male or female. Advisers scrubbed ‘biological sex’ from all lessons and in its place put the politically charged ‘gender-fluid’ propaganda term ‘sex assigned at birth.’ As one adviser explained: ‘Biological sex is meaningless!'”
Further, the board’s plan is to teach seventh and eighth grade students “to embrace transgender identity, but don’t tell them about the risks.”
“Advisers voted against telling children about any of the health risks and side effects from ‘gender transitioning.'”
The board also wants to stop teaching students “abstinence is the only 100 percent effective method” to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.
But they are to be taught “how to use every imaginable contraceptive drug, device, and cream.”
They want to make lessons on dating and family mandatory, meaning students would not be able to opt out, mostly likely.
And they want to remove an “offensive” word.
“The sex ed advisers have finally identified a word that was too offensive for students to hear. They voted to strip the word ‘clergy’ from the list of trusted adults that students might consult with sexual identity concerns.”
FRC said the district in Falls Church, Virginia, is taking comments on the plan until June 8.
“Fairfax kids deserve better. And the Fairfax School Board members need to find another line of work,” the FRC report said.
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CHRISTIAN THERAPIST FIRED OVER BIBLICAL MARRIAGE BELIEFS
Told to be 'social worker first, Catholic second'
Published: 2 days ago
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A longtime licensed clinical social worker who was ordered to be a “social worker first, Catholic second” and then fired because of her biblical beliefs about marriage is suing the agency that dismissed her.
The suit was filed by the Thomas More Law Center on behalf of Kathleen Lorentzen.
Lorentzen had asked permission from her former employer, HealthSource Saginaw in Michigan, for permission to refer a homosexual duo to another counselor for “marriage” counseling.
She then was fired.

Tyler Brooks, senior counsel for TMLC, said the case shows “that people of faith are under assault in the workplace.”
“The fact is, however, that Christians need not choose between their faith and their jobs. Despite what many would have us believe, discrimination against Christians is a civil rights violation that will subject employers to legal liability,” Brooks explained.
Lorentzen had no issue with counseling homosexual patients, except that this duo was coming for marriage counseling.
She wanted to refer them to someone else, because seeing them on that issue “would violate her religious beliefs and practices regarding the sanctity of marriage as the union between one man and one woman.”
The legal team charged that her supervisor “became angry with her when she asked to refer the couple to another therapist, as was her right under Title VII.”
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#METOO FEMINIST SHIELDS REFUGEE-LOVER WHO ABUSED DAUGHTER, 12
'I was afraid he would be sent back to Afghanistan'
Published: 2 days ago
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A middle-age Swedish woman who took an 18-year-old Afghan refugee into her home as her lover refused to report the young man to police when he sexually assaulted her daughter, 12, reported the Swedish news site, FriaTider.
“I was afraid he would be sent back to Afghanistan,” said the unidentified woman, who works in a residential-care home for children and teens.
Ironically, the woman is active in Sweden’s #MeToo movement against sexual assault, reports FriaTider.
The #MeToo movement has been particularly active in Sweden. In the fall of 2017, tens of thousands in different industries signed petitions through their unions against sexual abuse and harassment. Thousands of women have published testimonials, exposing their alleged perpetrators.
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32 STATES MAKE ENGLISH OFFICIAL LANGUAGE
Movement urges 'pluralistic nation' to focus on 'similarities that unite us'
Published: 2 days ago
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A movement to make English the official language in all government documents and public discourse is gaining steam, with 32 states having adopted legislation or a constitutional amendment.
Michigan is the latest to introduce legislation, says a non-profit helping lead the charge, ProEnglish.
HB 4053, which has been approved by a state House committee, would require that English be the language used in all public records, although a state agency or local unit of government could print official documents in both English and another language.
Michigan state Rep. Lee Chatfield, a Republican, explained why he’s behind the bill.
“I think it’s important that we attempt to be unified in this state. It simply puts into legislation something that’s already a reality in the state,” he said.
Former senator Tom Coburn provides the solution to how “we the people” and the states can finally wrest control from Washington in “Smashing the DC Monopoly,” available at the WND Superstore.
ProEnglish says its mission is to work through the courts and in the court of public opinion “to defend English’s historic role as America’s common, unifying language, and to persuade lawmakers to adopt English as the official language at all levels of government.”
The organization said the Michigan bill has a chance for passage in the Republican-controlled House of Representatives this year.
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EXORCISTS ISSUE URGENT CALL FOR SPIRITUAL REINFORCEMENTS
As occultism rises, so do reports of demonization
Published: 1 day ago
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Father Pat Collins of the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland is sounding the alarm – more exorcists are desperately needed.
Collins claims in an interview with The Irish Catholic the demand for exorcisms has risen “exponentially.” The priest further stated the demand had only dramatically increased “in recent years.”
He said he was “baffled” at the refusal of the church hierarchy to respond more forcefully to the alleged threat and suggested young clergy are less likely to even believe in the reality of demonization.
It’s not just Ireland where possession is reportedly on the rise. France is witnessing the development of an entire industry as private exorcists service immigrant communities who do not identify with traditional French Catholicism. Pastors of both Protestant and Catholic denominations in the United States also claim exorcism is in increasing demand.
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The Roman Catholic Church, perhaps the denomination most closely identified with combatting demonization, thanks to films such as “The Exorcist,” is scrambling to respond.
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'LUNACY ALERT' WARNS OF $1,000 FINE FOR HANDING OUT STRAWS
California bill would forbid waiters from delivering the little things before requested
Published: 1 day ago
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They don’t call it the “land of fruits and nuts” only for the edible fruits and nuts that are grown there.
California has lived up to its reputation once again by proposing a law that would fine wait staff at restaurants $1,000 if they give a customer a plastic straw for a drink before the customer asks for one.
On The social-media aggregating news site Twitchy issued a “LUNACY alert!”
It blamed the perpetual Democratic majority in the state legislature: “Dems want to punish restaurant waitstaff for doing WHAT?”
It turns out Assembly Bill 1884 states, “This bill would prohibit a food facility, as specified, where food may be consumed on the premises from providing single-use plastic straws to consumers unless requested by the consumer.”
The State of California is considering a law that would fine waiters $1,000 or throw them in jail for 6 months if they BRING A STRAW TO YOUR TABLE without you asking for it. These people are absolute lunatics. https://t.co/42PqrjsX4x
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WAS IT JUST SEX? FALLOUT FROM CLINTON'S LIE HEARD 'ROUND THE WORLD
20 years later, prosecutor reveals key significance of 42nd president's impeachment
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“I want you to listen to me. I did not have sexual relations with that woman, Ms. Lewinsky. I never told a single person to lie, not a single time, never.”
Those were the infamous words spoken by the most powerful man in the world directly from the White House 20 years ago Friday.
Former President Bill Clinton with White House intern Monica Lewinsky in the Oval Office
In 1998, America had many reasons to believe President Bill Clinton was lying through his teeth about his sexual affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky:
Clinton was being sued for sexual harassment by Paula Jones, a former Arkansas state employee who claimed Clinton exposed himself to her when he was the state’s governor in 1991. (A year later, Clinton settled Jones’ lawsuit with a $850,000 check.)
Clinton had denied having a 12-year relationship with model and actress Gennifer Flowers during a segment of “60 Minutes,” but Flowers produced taped recordings of phone calls she had with Clinton. And in 1998, Clinton admitted under oath 
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HUMANS NOW ACCUSED OF MAKING EARTH COOLER
Climate alarmists make big reversal after 'all of claimed warming has failed to arrive'
Published: 23 hours ago
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After insisting for more than three decades that human activity was driving the earth’s temperatures to dangerous levels, climate scientists and activists now contend that same activity is keeping the planet artificially cool and that cleaning up the atmosphere will leave us feeling the heat.
On Jan. 22, an online article for Scientific American makes the claim that certain parts of the pollution created by human behavior are actually preventing us from feeling the impact of the other emissions we spew into the air.

“Pollution in the atmosphere is having an unexpected consequence, scientists say – it’s helping to cool the climate, masking some of the global warming that’s occurred so far. That means efforts worldwide to clean up the air may cause an increase in warming, as well as other climate effects, as this pollution disappears,” wrote Chelsea Harvey for the Scientific American story.

“New research is helping to quantify just how big that effect might be. A study published this month in the journal ‘Geophysical Research Letters’ suggests that eliminating the human emission of aerosols – tiny, air-polluting particles often released by industrial activities – could result in additional global warming of anywhere from half a degree to 1 degree Celsius,” added Harvey.
So after years of telling people their activity is responsible for the climate we experience, climate activists are now claiming our behavior is responsible for not feeling what we’ve supposedly caused?
Competitive Enterprise Institute senior fellow Christopher C. Horner is not buying it.
“To put it gently, it is a more recent, if recycled, way of trying to explain how their lurid climate projections have not come to pass,” said Horner, who also served on President-elect Trump’s landing team at the Environmental Protection Agency during the transition.
“They’re now saying, ‘My models, which I said were OK, on which we were supposed to base economic policy … were actually wrong.’ That’s what they’re saying here. They’re just saying, ‘My models are wrong and this is my excuse,'” Horner told WND and Radio America.

He said the climate-change movement is scrambling to explain dire predictions that simply have not materialized.
“All of the claimed warming has failed to arrive,” Horner explained. “There seems to have been a several-decade plateau. Yes, we have El Niño and La Niña years, but the projected warming hasn’t occurred.”
Horner said these supposed experts are flailing and now claim any weather event is directly related to human activity throwing the planet’s climate off course.
“In just 2014, the New York Times wrote ‘The End of Snow.’ They do this every mild winter,” Horner said. “Then severe winter returns with a vengeance and a great sense of humor, and they write ‘More Snow in A Warming World, the Science is Clear.’ That’s an actual headline, just a year after writing ‘No Snow in A Warming World, the Science is Settled.'”
And he said it’s not just an issue when winters vary in severity, noting the same response happens with natural disasters. Horner said former Vice President Al Gore responded to the devastating hurricane seasons of 2004 and 2005 by proclaiming that the climate problems he warned us about had arrived and the destruction we saw was the new normal.
For more than a decade after that, no major hurricanes made landfall in the U.S.
“So the lack of hurricanes was somehow attributable to catastrophic man-made global warming. ‘Which time are you lying?’ I suppose is the question,” Horner said. “The increase in storms, the absence of storms, is it everything? Even when it’s just right, Goldilocks, is that because of your faith in catastrophic man-made global warming?”
Listen to the WND/Radio America interview with Christopher C. Horner: 
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John Piper Ignites Fire Storm for Saying Only Men Should Teach at Seminaries
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John Piper Ignites Fire Storm for Saying Only Men Should Teach at Seminaries
Bethlehem College & Seminary Chancellor and DesiringGod.com founder John Piper has ignited another debate on women’s leadership roles in the Church after he said he doesn’t believe women should teach courses at seminaries. In an installment of the Desiring God podcast “Ask Pastor John” posted Monday, a listener named Scott asked Piper about his opinion of women serving as professors at theology schools.
“I’m a seminary student at an orthodox but interdenominational school in the United States. I share your complementarian understanding of God’s design for male and female roles and relationships in the home and church,” wrote Scott. “On that basis, I have recently doubted whether or not my seminary ought to allow women to teach pastors in training. What do you think? Should women be hired as seminary professors? What is your best case?” 
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TWIST: CHRISTIANS USE SAME-SEX MARRIAGE RULING TO PROTECT THEIR RIGHTS
Cite 'religious identity' in suit against transgender agenda
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In an unexpected twist, a federal civil-rights lawsuit alleges a Michigan school district’s imposition of a transgender-rights agenda on students and parents violates the very rights created by the Supreme Court decision that established “same-sex marriage.”
It is the first lawsuit in the nation claiming a person’s religious identity is protected by the 2015 Obergefell v. Hodges marriage case, according to the legal team that filed suit against the Williamston Community Schools public district and its board.
The claim, filed in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan, Southern Division, outlines “numerous civil rights and constitutional violations rising from policies recently passed by the school board,” the lawyers at the Great Lakes Justice Center explain.
“Common sense and common decency demand that biologically intact boys should not be showering with girls, should not be allowed to use girls’ bathroom and locker room facilities, or take a girl’s spot on an athletic team,” said David Kallman, senior counsel with the center.
He’s also the lead lawyer on the case.
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SUPREMES JOIN TRUMP TO DISMANTLE OBAMA POWER GRAB
'A victory for the rule of law and for accountability in government'
Published: 1 day ago
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The Trump administration has worked virtually nonstop since the inauguration to dismantle some of the environmental campaigns launched by Barack Obama, and on Monday the U.S. Supreme Court joined in.
The justices ruled that the Environmental Protection Agency cannot provide a hedge of protection preventing courts from reviewing its actions by requiring such appeals be heard only in some courts.
“Today’s ruling is a victory for the rule of law and for accountability in government,” said James S. Burling of the Pacific Legal Foundation.
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SUZANNE SOMERS: I'M 'HAPPY' WITH TRUMP, AND 'NOW MY CAREER IS OVER'
Expresses support for government shutdown, booming U.S. economy
Published: 23 hours ago
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Actress Suzanne Somers is going public with a damning admission she says is tantamount to career suicide: She’s “happy” with President Trump.
“I’m happy about him,” Somers told TMZ after she was spotted leaving West Hollywood’s Madeo Restaurant over the weekend. “I’m happy that the economy is doing so much better.”
What do YOU think? Is it career suicide for Hollywood stars to support Trump? Sound off in today’s WND poll!
Somers – who also expressed support for the government shutdown – admitted that her view is “very rare” in Hollywood.
“And now my career is over,” said the actress known for her roles in “Three’s Company” and the ’90s sitcom “Step by Step.”
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FEDS QUIETLY RELOCATING ILLEGALS ACROSS U.S. ON COMMERCIAL FLIGHTS
Teens get 'gold glove treatment' as they board planes ahead of passengers, fly to 'secret' locations
Published: 23 hours ago
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Federal escorts dressed in civilian clothing are quietly putting illegal immigrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border on taxpayer-funded flights and secretly taking them to unsuspecting communities across the U.S., according to a government-watchdog agency.
“In the last few days alone, groups of illegal aliens boarded planes at airports in Texas and Arizona accompanied by a taxpayer-funded government escort in civilian clothes to avoid drawing attention,” Judicial Watch reported Friday. “The first flight originated at Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas, and was bound for Minneapolis. The second left from Tucson International Airport and arrived in Salt Lake City, Utah, federal sources said.”
In both cases, illegal immigrants, who appeared to be in their teens, were reportedly escorted by Health and Human Services chaperones.
Judicial Watch said Friday that “high-ranking Homeland Security officials” confirmed its report. The organization said it reached out to HHS for comment but hadn’t received a response from the agency. WND requested comment from HHS on Monday but hadn’t received a reply at the time of this report.
‘Shameful and dangerous’
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DOJ CONCEALS HOW MUCH MUELLER SPENDING ON TRUMP PROBE
Watchdog: 'The American people have a right to know'
Published: 4 hours ago
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The Department of Justice has refused to disclose how much tax money special counsel Robert Mueller is spending, further undermining public confidence in his probe of allegations the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 presidential election.
The problem with Mueller’s investigation is that it’s been running a year now, and no evidence of collusion has turned up.
The concealment of the budget was confirmed in a letter from the Department of Justice to Washington watchdog Judicial Watch.
“A search has been conducted in the Special Counsel’s Office and seven pages were located that contain records responsive to your client’s request. We have determined that this material should be withheld in full because it is protected from disclosure under the [Freedom of Information Act],” the Justice Department said.
The DOJ cited provisions for “certain inter- and intra-agency records” that are part of the “deliberative process privilege” as well as claims that those records “could reasonably be expected to interfere with enforcement proceedings.”
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WHY MONICA LEWINSKY MATTERED
Exclusive: Rep. James Rogan on how Clinton scandal changed our very culture
Published: 2 days ago
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Monica Lewinsky and President Bill Clinton
Note: James Rogan is a former U.S. congressman who was one of the House managers that prosecuted Bill Clinton for impeachment. His spellbinding book “Catching Our Flag” is the definitive work on the only 20th century impeachment of a U.S. president.
Twenty years ago today, Jan. 21, 1998, I was a freshman congressman sitting at my kitchen table pouring a cup of coffee and preparing to leave for the airport. An article on the front page of the Washington Post caught my eye: “Clinton Accused of Urging Aide to Lie.” It wasn’t until I got to the bottom of the lead paragraph that I learned the supposed lie involved a White House intern named Monica Lewinsky with whom the president might have had an affair.
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FRANKLIN GRAHAM STANDS UP FOR BANNED CHRISTIAN-STUDENT GROUP
Club held leaders must affirm statement of faith upholding biblical standards
Published: 2 days ago
Franklin Graham has come out swinging against the University of Iowa’s decision to revoke the operating license of a student Christian group because of its rule requiring leaders to affirm a statement of faith upholding biblical standards.
The group, Business Leaders in Christ, not only lost its charter and its funding, the university also banned the group from meeting on campus because it denied a leadership position to an openly homosexual student who refused to take the pledge. The group has filed a religious discrimination lawsuit against the university.
“Christians who take a stand face some tough battles,” Graham said in a Facebook post. “A Christian student group called Business Leaders in Christ at the University of Iowa lost their license to operate as well as their activity fee funding – they can’t even reserve campus meeting space! All because the group denied a leadership position to a gay student and he filed a complaint. The school said they were discriminating. The group said that anyone can become a member, but leaders must affirm a statement of faith that upholds God’s standards, and the Bible says that homosexuality is sin. I’m proud of these courageous young people for being faithful to Biblical truth. Pray for them as they have challenged the school’s religious discrimination with legal action.”
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CALIFORNIA TO REGISTER ILLEGAL ALIENS TO VOTE – AUTOMATICALLY
Court orders government to do so for all driver's licenses issued
Published: 21 hours ago
WASHINGTON – California will take the next step in blurring the lines between citizens and non-citizens beginning April Fool’s Day when the state complies with a court order to begin automatically registering to vote all those who are granted driver’s licenses.
The state has long provided driver’s licenses to all who simply claimed, without proof, that they were citizens of in the country legally. There were no checks made or documentation required.
But beginning April 1 every person who gets a California driver’s license will be automatically entitled to vote.
“We are very pleased that Californians will have easier access to voter registration,” said Jeremiah Levine, an attorney with Morrison Foerster who represented the voting-rights groups. “We are especially satisfied that changes will be made before California’s statewide and federal primary elections.”
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HAMAS-LINKED CAIR SUES TO QUASH U.S. TERRORIST SCREENING
Islamic group named in jihad-funding case claims civil-rights violations
Published: 19 hours ago
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A group established as a front for the Muslim Brotherhood in the U.S. is suing the federal government’s Terrorist Screening Database, contending it stigmatizes its targets without due process.
The Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Associated Press reported, filed the lawsuit Wednesday in federal court in Dallas on behalf of five Muslim American citizens.
CAIR said the Muslims face consequences for being on the watch list, “including the inability to fly on airplanes, intrusive screenings at airports, and the denial of applications for credit cards and bank loans.”
The database, charged CAIR’s senior litigation attorney, Gadeir Abbas, is “nothing more than a list of innocent Muslim citizens who have not been arrested, charged or convicted of a crime.”
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REVEALED: DANGEROUS SPIRITUALITY PUSHED BY TOP DEM PRESIDENTIAL CONTENDER
Sometimes, the most dangerous person is the one telling you what you want to hear
Published: 2 days ago
The person with the greatest influence on American spirituality isn’t Billy Graham.
Nor is it James Dobson. Nor any other pastor or priest.
By almost any standard, it’s Oprah Winfrey. And that’s bad news for serious American Christians.
She lectures at universities such as Stanford about the importance of spirituality to a meaningful life.
She hosted a miniseries about spirituality called “Belief,” which she explained was designed to “really build this universe of interfaith connectedness.”
And after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, it wasn’t a pastor or priest who served as master of ceremonies for the national memorial service at Yankee Stadium – it was Winfrey.
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SCHOOL STILL ATTACKING BIBLE-QUOTING CHEERLEADERS
Texas district appeals 6-year-old case to state Supreme Court … again!
Published: 2 days ago
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The case began in 2012, and lawyers for cheerleaders fighting a Texas school district over their free-speech rights say it’s about time for the district to resolve it.
Hiram Sasser is one of the lawyers working with First Liberty on behalf of the cheerleaders from the Kountze Independent School District who have had their right to put Bible verses on run-through banners at football games affirmed in the Texas court system.
However, the case continues because the school district has notified the state Supreme Court it will file another appeal.
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SCHOOL STILL ATTACKING BIBLE-QUOTING CHEERLEADERS
Texas district appeals 6-year-old case to state Supreme Court … again!
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The case began in 2012, and lawyers for cheerleaders fighting a Texas school district over their free-speech rights say it’s about time for the district to resolve it.
Hiram Sasser is one of the lawyers working with First Liberty on behalf of the cheerleaders from the Kountze Independent School District who have had their right to put Bible verses on run-through banners at football games affirmed in the Texas court system.
However, the case continues because the school district has notified the state Supreme Court it will file another appeal.
Sasser said the Ninth Court of Appeals correctly ruled last fall that the Kountze cheerleaders have a right to have “religious speech” on their banners, which they created and purchased with their own money.
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ABORTION: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE
David Kupelian reflects on cosmic madness of sanitized baby-killing on Roe v Wade's 45th birthday
Published: 20 hours ago
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For most of us, the death of a child is our worst nightmare.
The Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre was so singularly gut-wrenching because the victims were mostly young children. Likewise, news reports about the Boston Marathon bombing emphasized the fact that, of the three people killed, one was an 8-year-old boy – as if to highlight the uniquely great loss of a child.
In the world of crime, one of the most incomprehensible acts is baby murder. We’re outraged at the widespread sex-selective infanticide of newborn girls in China. And news headlines like “Georgia boys face murder charges after cold-blooded killing of infant being strolled by mother” and “Black teens murder white baby for the fun of it” cause us to shake our heads and wonder, How could anyone possibly sink so low?
Many murders of babies – almost half, according to the Justice Department’s National Criminal Justice Reference Service – occur within the first 24 hours after birth, so-called “neonaticide.”
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PROPHETIC UPDATE: IS THE GREAT DECEPTION HERE?
Exclusive: Hal Lindsey warns that 'the whole planet is in travail'
Published: 18 hours ago
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Editor’s note: Hal Lindsey is the host of “The Hal Lindsey Report,” a weekly half-hour news and commentary series, and the author of “The Late Great Planet Earth,” the best-selling book of the 1970s that popularized Bible prophecy for tens of millions around the world. You can learn more about Hal Lindsey and his TV show on his website.
Some call it fake news. Jesus called it deception. When His disciples asked about the signs of the last days, Jesus began by giving His followers this warning: “Take heed that no one deceives you” (Matthew 24:4).
We live in an age of deception – fake news, false advertising, viral lies and clickbait. The mainstream media perpetrate falsehoods regularly, as do various alternative media.
But one of the major sources of 21st-century deception can be found in an unlikely place: our schools. For instance, the U.S. Department of Education urges all public schools to teach Islam.
It’s really just thinly veiled propaganda, though they would certainly not use that word. The DoE says schools should teach Islam “to create an anti-bias learning environment.”
Many regularly teach the religious doctrine that God and Allah are the same. Forget the “separation of church and state” arguments for the moment. This one teaching alone is a form of gross – and deadly – deception. And the deception is being inculcated in our malleable children, by order of the state!
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'SCHUMER SHUTDOWN' BACKFIRES ON DEMS
Blaming Republicans for starving kids is not working in 2018
Published: 15 hours ago
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U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y.
WASHINGTON – Democrats in the House and Senate thought they would play the old government-shutdown card that has worked for them every time it has been played since 1995 when Republicans were blamed.
But 2018 is different. It is backfiring.
It’s no longer Republicans starving children and forcing old people to eat dog food. This time, Democrats are being blamed for refusing to fund the U.S. military as a means of aiding illegal aliens.
That’s the way it is being successfully explained by the Trump administration – and it’s resonating.
Here’s how White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders explained it: “The President’s position is clear: we will not negotiate on the status of unlawful immigrants while Sen. (Chuck) Schumer and the Democrats hold the government for millions of Americans and our troops hostage.”
Trump sent the same message.
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HERE COMES A 'SUPER BLUE BLOOD MOON ECLIPSE'
Biblical signs expert Mark Biltz explains what it could herald
Published: 17 hours ago
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Blood moons and eclipses have come and gone. But the signs of the times are getting more ominous than ever.
As if the total solar eclipse last August and the “blood moons” of 2014 and 2015 weren’t enough, there will be a “super blue blood moon eclipse” on Jan. 31 – something that hasn’t happened for 150 years.
And this rare event could herald war and turbulence on earth, according to a leading researcher of astronomical signs and how they interact with Scripture.
Rather than just looking skyward, Pastor Mark Biltz of El Shaddai Ministries, the man who discovered the “Blood Moons” phenomenon, says people need to be looking to their Bibles.
“Many people seem to be overlooking the real importance of this event,” Biltz told WND. “The ‘super moon’ which takes place on January 31 is what is termed a ‘blue moon,’ because it is the second full moon in one month. It’s also going to be a total lunar eclipse, making it a ‘blood moon’ as well. This is the first time there’s been a total eclipse for a blue moon in 150 years, which makes it remarkable enough.
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STATE DEMANDS PREACHERS GET PERMISSION TO SPEAK
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Civil rights fight moves up to full 3rd Circuit
Published: 15 hours ago
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Two street preachers are targeted, confronted and eventually arrested by transit officers who insist that they stop talking about their Christian beliefs without getting the agency’s permission first, and the courts say that’s all right.

But the Rutherford Institute thinks otherwise, and that’s why it’s seeking a rehearing before the entire 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals in a First Amendment case involving preachers Don Karns and Robert Parker.

A panel of the appeals court previously ruled that the two transit officers, Kathleen Shanahan and Sandra McKeon Crowe, were justified in ordering the preachers to be quiet, grilling them over their activities, and then arresting and charging them – all because they were sharing their beliefs in a public location.

“This case sheds light on a disconcerting bureaucratic mindset that wants us to believe that the government has the power to both bestow rights on the citizenry and withdraw those rights when it becomes necessary, whether it’s the right to proselytize on a train platform, the right to address one’s representatives at a city council meeting, or the right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures,” said constitutional attorney John W. Whitehead, president of the Rutherford Institute.

“Yet those who founded this country believed that our rights are unalienable, meaning that no man or government can take them away from us. Thus, the problem in this case is not the absence of any specific law allowing free speech on the train platform. Rather, the problem is government officials who have forgotten that they work for us and their primary purpose is to safeguard our rights.”

Rutherford is seeking a rehearing in the case that erupted when Karns and Parker were preaching at a Princeton, New Jersey, train station.

They were charged with trespass and obstruction of justice but eventually cleared of the charges.

They then sued the New Jersey Transit Corp. and the officers over the demand that they “obtain a permit” to talk, non-commercially, with others at the public station.

The appeals court panel said the officers were immune from claims that they violated the preachers’ constitutional rights – under the First, Fourth and Fourteenth Amendments.

It was on June 26, 2012, when Karns and Parker began sharing their Christian beliefs with members of the public at the Princeton Junction Station of the NJTC.

“No notices were posted at the station prohibiting or restricting First Amendment activities,” Rutherford explained.

But they quickly were confronted by Shanahan and Crowe, who first demanded identification, then told them they could not speak without the agency’s permission.

When Karns and Parker asserted the train station was a public area, they were arrested.

After they were cleared of those counts, the Rutherford Institute filed a civil rights case against the officers for discriminating against them on the basis of the religious content of their speech.

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U.S. WITHHOLDS ADDITIONAL $45 MILLION FROM TERROR-LINKED U.N. AGENCY
'Viciously corrupt and dishonest organization, bent on enabling' jihad
Published: 17 hours ago
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Days after announcing it was withholding $65 million from a U.N. agency supporting Palestinian refugees, the United States announced it will not provide a separate $45 million it had pledged to the agency, according to the State Department.

As WND reported, the State Department announced Tuesday it is withholding $65 million the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, UNWRA, warning any additional U.S. donations would depend on changes in how the agency operates and is funded. In 2016, the U.S. donated $355 million to UNWRA.

The $45 million allotment was meant for food aid as part of the UNRWA’s West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal.

State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert explained to reporters Thursday that the $45 million was not a guarantee.

“At this time, we will not be providing that, but that does not mean — I want to make it clear — that does not mean that it will not be provided in the future,” Nauert said.

“Money coming in from other countries needs to increase as well to continue paying for all those refugees,” she said, adding that the U.N. agency needs to reform.

Learn the true aims of Palestinian leadership from the son of a top Hamas operative. “Son of Hamas” is now available in softcover with an all-new chapter about events since the book’s release such as the revelation of Mosab Yousef’s Israeli intelligence handler’s true identity and Homeland Security’s effort to deport the author.

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Hanan Ashrawi, a senior member of the Palestine Liberation Organization, called the State Department’s freezing of funds “cruelty” toward an “innocent and vulnerable population,” Reuters reported.

The Palestinian envoy to Washington, Husam Zomlot, said Palestinian refugees “and children’s access to basic humanitarian services, such as food, health care and education, is not a bargaining chip but a U.S. and international obligation.”

However, noted Islam expert Robert Spencer, director of Jihad Watch, contended the move “is not about cutting food money, contrary to the lies of Husam Zumlot and others.”

“The UNRWA has multiple links to jihad terror. It is a viciously corrupt and dishonest organization, bent on enabling the jihad against Israel and willing to lie brazenly in the process. Every penny of U.S. aid should be withheld from the UNRWA, permanently,” he said.

In August, UNRWA was reported to be under scrutiny by the U.S. Congress and the Israeli Knesset for links to terrorism, with evidence Hamas runs military programs with live weapons for tens of thousands of Palestinian children who attend UNRWA schools.

UNRWA in June was caught using images of a girl in a bombed-out building in Syria in a major global fundraising campaign, falsely claiming the girl was a victim of Israel in Gaza.

On Jan. 2, President Trump tweeted that the U.S. gives the Palestinians “HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect.”

Trump said that “with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?”

Spencer remarked regarding the previous withheld allotment that it is “$65 million that the ‘Palestinians’ won’t have to give to jihad terrorists.”

Trump has vowed to curtail aid to the Palestinians for a number of reasons, including the Palestinian Authority’s payment of “salaries” to convicted terrorists.”

The U.S. contributes about $600 million annually to the PA, totaling more than $5.2 billion since 1994.

WND reported last week a British citizen who was brutally attacked by Palestinian Authority-sponsored terrorists is asking the British Parliament to investigate whether funds the U.K. has provided to the PA are being used to promote terrorism and support jailed terrorists. Israel’s Defense Ministry found that the PA spent a total of $358 million, or about 7 percent of its total annual budget, on terrorist stipends last year.

‘It is time for this absurdity to end’

The U.S. is the largest donor to the U.N. Relief and Works Agency, providing nearly 30 percent of its budget. The agency serves some 5 million Palestinian refugees from the 1948 war and their descendants in the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Jordan, Syria and Lebanon.

Danny Danon, Israel’s ambassador to the U.N., applauded the curbing of aid to UNRWA by the U.S., arguing the agency uses the money to support propaganda against Israel and maintain the refugee situation for political purposes.

“It is time for this absurdity to end and for humanitarian funds to be directed towards their intended purpose: the welfare of refugees,” Danon said in a statement.
Israel accuses the U.N. agency of aiding and abetting Palestinian terrorism and asserts UNRWA’s staff betray bias against Israel.

State Department spokeswoman Nauert said other nations need to share some of the financial burden.

“We don’t believe that taking care of other nations and other people have to be solely the United States’ responsibility,” she said.
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A top-secret memo that has been released to members of Congress, but still is being withheld from the American public, characterizes Barack Obama as “the vengeful narcissist” and alleges surveillance abuses by his administration that one representative likened to the work of Russia’s KGB.

The document, released to members by the House Intelligence Committee, centers on the the controversy over unmasking and FISA surveillance, reported FoxNews.com.

The House Intelligence Committee Thursday approved a motion by Rep. Pete King, R-N.Y., to release it to all House members, with Democrats opposing the move.

Lawmakers said they could not yet discuss the contents, but now there’s an effort to make the memo available to the public.

The fight encompasses the Democrats’ claims that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, the subject of special counsel Robert Mueller’s multi-million dollar investigation, and the so-called anti-Trump “dossier.”

While Democrats continue to maintain that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia to defeat Hillary Clinton in 2016, there’s evidence the Democrats paid for the largely discredited dossier, which may have then been used by the Obama administration as the basis for surveillance of Trump campaign officials.

Author, former Secret Service agent and former congressional candidate Dan Bongino tweeted: “Take it to the bank, the FBI/FISA docs are devastating for the Dems. The whole image of a benevolent Barack Obama they’ve disingenuously tried to portray is about to be destroyed. The real Obama, the vengeful narcissist, is going to be exposed.”

FoxNews.com reported Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, was among the lawmakers calling for the release of the memo documenting FISA abuses.

“It is so alarming the American people have to see this,” he said.

Rep. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., said, “Part of me wishes that I didn’t read it because I don’t want to believe that those kinds of things could be happening in this country that I call home and love so much.”

Others commented that making the document public likely would cause some people to lose their jobs.

“You think about, ‘is this happening in America or is this the KGB?’ That’s how alarming it is,” Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., said.

Tyler Durden commented at Zerohedge: “All hell is breaking loose in Washington, D.C., after a four-page memo detailing extensive FISA court abuse was made available to the entire House of Representatives Thursday. The contents of the memo are so explosive, says journalist Sara Carter, that it could lead to the removal of senior officials in the FBI and the Department of Justice and the end of Robert Mueller’s special counsel investigation.”

He said an “educated guess by anyone who’s been paying attention for the last year leads to the obvious conclusion that the report reveals extensive abuse of power and highly illegal collusion between the Obama administration, the FBI, the DOJ and the Clinton Campaign against Donald Trump and his team during and after the 2016 presidential election.”

Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., a member of the House Judiciary Committee, said the “facts contained in this memo are jaw-dropping and demand full transparency.”

“There is no higher priority than the release of this information to preserve our democracy,” he said.

Gaetz said the memo’s contents explain why Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, and Judiciary Subcommittee chairman Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., “recently referred the Fusion GPS dossier author Christopher Steele for a criminal investigation.”

The Hillary Clinton campaign and the DNC funded the dossier, which “was reportedly part of the evidence FBI officials used to apply for and obtain a warrant through a secret FISA court to spy on Trump campaign adviser Carter Page.”
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COLLEGE 'FREE SPEECH ZONES' TAKE MAJOR HIT FROM COURT
'What is a university's purpose but to expose students to new ideas and spark dialogue?'
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A court in California has delivered a major blow to the use of restrictive “free speech zones” by colleges, which often relegate unwanted viewpoints  to the backwaters of their properties.

Judge Otis Wright II of the U.S. District Court in California has ruled that a complaint brought by a student against Pierce College in the Los Angeles Community College District can go to trial.

The campus-liberty group Foundation for Individual Rights in Education, or FIRE, noted that while there have been many such cases, this one was set apart because the Department of Justice intervened, siding with the student and against the college and its “free speech zone.”

Scott Greer has released “No Campus for White Men: The Transformation of Higher Education into Hateful Indoctrination,” now at the WND Superstore.

FIRE’s Marieke Tukthill Beck-Coon explained the case in a video:

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The Justice Department’s brief said: “Under the First Amendment, there is a heavy presumption against the validity of prior restraints. The First Amendment prohibits ‘regulations that confer unbridled discretion on a permitting or licensing official.'”

The DOJ argued college rules “must not foreclose the speakers’ ability to reach their intended audience.”

“Mr. Shaw is a student at Pierce College and is seeking to engage in speech in outdoor areas and sidewalks – not classrooms or other spaces that are more appropriately characterized as non-public fora,” the Justice Department brief states. “These outdoor areas and sidewalks almost certainly constitute designated public fora as to Mr. Shaw. … Mr. Shaw has sufficiently pleaded a claim that the college’s limitations on speech outside the Free Speech Zone violate the First Amendment.”

Shaw said at the time he was “humbled” to have the support of the Department of Justice.

“Their statement affirms what I’ve believed all along – that the First Amendment is essential to American progress, and nowhere more so than on a college campus,” he said.

The recent court ruling said individual college employees are not liable for monetary damages.

But it also ruled that open spaces for public colleges such as L.A. Pierce are open forums, “regardless of Pierce’s regulations.”

FIRE said that means the lawsuit will move forward on the First Amendment violation claims.

“Ruling that the campus of a public university, including open spaces, are public forums renders L.A. Pierce College’s free speech zone unconstitutional,” the FIRE report said. “As stated in the order, ‘This characterization makes sense, because after all, what is a university’s purpose but to expose students to new ideas and spark dialogue?'”

Cliff Maloney Jr., president of Young Americans for Liberty, said it is “promising to hear the court upholding the First Amendment and defending Kevin’s right to free speech on campus, despite the university being blissfully unaware of their absurdly limiting policies.”

“This is exactly why YAL continues to fight the good fight for liberty,” he said.

FIRE’s Beck-Coon said court’s ruling “sends an important message to colleges nationwide that still restrict student speech to free speech zones.”

“The campus is a college student’s public square. It’s their space to be engaged citizens. The public recognizes this. So do courts across the country. Now it’s time for LACCD to follow suit,” Beck-Coon said.

Nearly a year ago, Shaw tried to hand out copies of the U.S. Constitution – in Spanish – to recruit members for his Young Americans for Liberty chapter.

He was on a sidewalk that runs through campus. But officials ordered him to stop the distribution of the Constitution, saying he could do it on only 616 square feet of the 426-acre campus, about .003 percent of the total.

That would be a parcel the size of a classroom hidden in two-thirds of a square mile, or 18 million square feet.

“FIRE is grateful for the Department of Justice’s decision to file a statement of interest in our lawsuit,” said Beck-Coon. “As the department rightly recognizes, these policies severely restrict the expressive rights of all students on each of the nine district campuses. We cannot allow the First Amendment rights that Kevin Shaw and his fellow students possess to be taken away by administrative fiat.”

The lawsuit is against the nation’s largest community college district, which serves an estimated 150,000 students.



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President Trump already has addressed a list of the concerns of evangelical Christians, one of his largest blocs of support.

He’s overturned Obama’s mandates that religious groups fund abortion and that public schools allow boys into girls’ restrooms and locker rooms.

He’s refocused the priority of the refugee program from receiving Muslims from Muslims countries to receiving Christians who are being persecuted in Muslim countries.

He allows Bible studies for his staff, he’s recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and he’s made an issue of using the words “Merry Christmas.”

He’s working on limiting transgenders in the military.

Now he’s going one step further, creating a Division on Conscience and Religious Freedom within HHS’ Office of Civil Rights to protect health care providers from being forced to provide services that violate their faith.

The move could lead to new protections for Christian bakers who refuse to violate their faith and promote same-sex “weddings,” venue owners who do the same, faith-based universities caught in “equal protection” cases and pro-life organizations told they must promote abortion.

Michael Adams of SAGE, a team of activists for the homosexual and lesbian lifestyle, said the announcement “allowing healthcare providers to deny LGBT, and especially, transgender patients and others critical care in the name of religion – is a horrifying next step.”

He suggested Christians should be forced to provide services that homosexuals demand.

“Everyone has the freedom, under the First Amendment, to practice their religion, but when deep morals or religious convictions overshadow the responsibility to provide care to sick and dying people, it is dangerous for our nation.”

Rea Carey of the National LGBTQ Task Force echoed the criticism.

“We are not fooled: The new office announced this morning is meant to make it easier for people to discriminate, not to protect people of faith. Health professionals have a duty to care for all their patients regardless of one’s gender identity, sexual orientation, faith, creed, race, political views, gender, or disability, and no one should be denied care for being who they are.”

Likewise, Vanita Gupta of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights blasted the president.

“Discrimination is not an American value, period. This proposed rule would allow providers to ignore their medical training and guidelines, and instead allow their personal religious beliefs to determine how a patient should be treated.”

On the other side, Kristen Waggoner of the Alliance Defending Freedom said: “One of the freedoms Americans have cherished most is the freedom to live according to their faith and conscience, free from government coercion. That freedom is what separates America from so many other nations.

“For that reason, we commend HHS for creating its new Division on Conscience and Religious Freedom within its Office of Civil Rights. Over recent years, we have seen the government repeatedly violate constitutionally protected freedoms. Government should serve as freedom’s greatest protector, not its greatest threat. This new office will help ensure that HHS acts in accordance with its duty to honor Americans’ freedom of religion and conscience rather than coerce nuns, faith-based universities, Christian-run family businesses, and pro-life organizations to speak and live contrary to their own beliefs”

Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council explained: “Religious liberty isn’t found in political proclamations, but in the policies they inspire. Today is another moment in which President Trump’s promises are becoming a reality. The formation of a new HHS division devoted to enforcing civil rights and conscience laws demonstrates that we have a president committed to the Constitution and the values it protects.

“Under President Obama, the federal government failed to enforce federal laws in place to ensure hard working Americans aren’t unfairly punished by the government for simply seeking to live their lives according to their beliefs. This is a freedom that has been a fundamental part of our society since the beginning of our nation and is cemented in federal law.”

He continued: “Healthcare providers and others protected under federal conscience laws should be greatly encouraged that HHS will address any government actions taken against those who have objections to participating in an abortion or purchasing health insurance that includes abortion. Americans should not be forced to choose between their faith and their desire to help patients.”

At the Christian Medical and Dental Association, spokesman David Stevens said, “Our members have been discriminated against and some have even lost positions for speaking out.”

CMDA Vice President Jonathan Imbody explained: “Some today would portray religious freedom as just one of many rights to be balanced with or even subordinated to other factors, especially in cases involving controversial social issues. But our Constitution’s framers wisely recognized that religious freedom must rise above cultural clashes and political debates as a foundational, natural and unalienable right.

“If the government or others can tell us what to believe, prevent us from exercising our core convictions or coerce us into acting against our conscience, what remains of our freedom?”

Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel said it will provide protections so that healthcare providers cannot be forced to do abortion, for one thing.

Likewise, Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., said Trump “highlighted America’s forgotten men and women, the people who have felt strangely exempted from the promises of the American dream.”

“Too many of our countrymen have watched their industries, schools, and communities wither under policies engineered by an administration that chronically underestimated our people,” Collins said.

As the government announced the move, HHS Acting Secretary Eric Hargan described a scenario that would need to be addressed.
“For too long, too many health care practitioners have been bullied and discriminated against because of their religious beliefs and moral convictions, leading many of them to wonder what future they have in our medical system. The federal government and state governments have hounded religious hospitals and the men and women who staff them, forcing them to provide or refer for services that violate their consciences, when they only wish to serve according to their religious beliefs,” Hargan said.
House Majority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., said one of the first issues that should be tackled is the California law that demands pro-life crisis pregnancy centers promote abortion.
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'SPIT IN TRUMP'S EYE': ANTIFA URGES U.S. SOLDIERS TO REVOLT
'We must resist ... Join those fighting in the streets in open rebellion'
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A member of antifa who claims to be a U.S. Army veteran is calling on American troops to “spit in Trump’s eye” and defy their commander in chief by joining an “open rebellion” in the streets.

The self-described veteran – described only as an anonymous contributor, posted the call, titled “On Yellow Ribbons and Counter-Insurgency: From a Veteran,” on the antifa website Its Going Down on Tuesday.

Its Going Down is described as “a digital community center from anarchist, anti-fascist, autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements” with a mission

The writer, who calls U.S. soldiers “war criminals,” “tools of capitalism,” “destroyers of lives” and “storm-troopers of an evil empire,” urges troops to “resist” their president and country.

“Go AWOL. Don’t show up to formation. Quit going to drill. Spit in Trump’s eye,” the person writes. “Throw your medals back, burn your flags, and your bury your commendations.

“We must resist, and in this resistance, we must recognize our role. It’s not to save. It’s not to lead. It should be to lift up. It should be to impart knowledge, to whistle-blow and teach skills to those targeted by counter-insurgency. Join those fighting in the streets in open rebellion. Lend your knowledge to those confronting fascists in uniform or fascists in khakis. We have million dollar skills, and we must give them up. Not to Tiger Swan, not to Blackwater, or the local PD, but to those struggling for liberation across the board.”




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'SPIT IN TRUMP'S EYE': ANTIFA URGES U.S. SOLDIERS TO REVOLT
'We must resist ... Join those fighting in the streets in open rebellion'
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A member of antifa who claims to be a U.S. Army veteran is calling on American troops to “spit in Trump’s eye” and defy their commander in chief by joining an “open rebellion” in the streets.

The self-described veteran – described only as an anonymous contributor, posted the call, titled “On Yellow Ribbons and Counter-Insurgency: From a Veteran,” on the antifa website Its Going Down on Tuesday.

Its Going Down is described as “a digital community center from anarchist, anti-fascist, autonomous anti-capitalist and anti-colonial movements” with a mission

The writer, who calls U.S. soldiers “war criminals,” “tools of capitalism,” “destroyers of lives” and “storm-troopers of an evil empire,” urges troops to “resist” their president and country.

“Go AWOL. Don’t show up to formation. Quit going to drill. Spit in Trump’s eye,” the person writes. “Throw your medals back, burn your flags, and your bury your commendations.

“We must resist, and in this resistance, we must recognize our role. It’s not to save. It’s not to lead. It should be to lift up. It should be to impart knowledge, to whistle-blow and teach skills to those targeted by counter-insurgency. Join those fighting in the streets in open rebellion. Lend your knowledge to those confronting fascists in uniform or fascists in khakis. We have million dollar skills, and we must give them up. Not to Tiger Swan, not to Blackwater, or the local PD, but to those struggling for liberation across the board.”

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The writer says he’s outraged at America’s global war on terror, which has lasted more than 16 years, and he cites the tragic consequences of war: civilian and military deaths, post-traumatic stress disorder and veteran homelessness.

“The history of America is one simply defined by warfare on behalf bourgeoisie class interests, land acquisition, genocide, slavery, and imperialism. Other than the constant turmoil, destruction, and evil that has accompanied American conquest, another constant has remained,” he writes. “That constant is the American soldier.”

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Americans say they support their troops, pin up yellow ribbons, stand for the national anthem and “come just shy of licking the combat boots used to snuff the life of poor brown folks around the world,” the veteran claims. But he adds: “I am a veteran of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars. A former noncommissioned officer of the US military, and I am as much a war criminal as any imperialist foot soldier in history.”

In fact, all U.S. soldiers have been duped into being America’s “storm-troopers of an evil empire,” according to the writer:

[A]s we enter the 242nd year of American empire, I have a hard time finding any semblance of justice within our current State. I offer this up to my fellow soldiers, my veteran comrades, those on the fence. The constant of American imperialism and capitalist destruction was us, is us, and is you. You are the fodder, the bullet, the bomb, the very visible fist that smashes whenever and where ever the elite seek to exploit. They disguise you as peace keepers, as civil affair specialists, counter-insurgents, special operators, analysts, logisticians, medics, and grunts. You are simply the tools of capitalism. The destroyers of lives. The storm-troopers of an evil empire. …

The only way this is possible is because we are the constant. We persist and continue to enlist. We embody the bulls–t lies we’ve been fed. We revel in the empty thanks of an empty nation. We are endowed with a stigma that guarantees us a sh–ty steak, at a sh–ty chain restaurant, one day out a year. We are told that we can use this service to climb the socio-economic ladder, a tool of class escapism. It’s a lie, not worth the paper your DD214 is printed on. Not worth the healthcare, or the paycheck, or the college degree. None of it will buy back our souls. We are the embodiment of capitalist greed.

And if that’s not enough, the antifa writer issues his call to action, asking that soldiers and veterans “jump on the grenade that is dishonorable,” giving up health-care benefits and VA home loans.

“We have wrecked so much of this world. Destroyed so many lives, closed off the futures of millions, displaced even more,” the writer states. “We have done it for a uniform; for a gig; for a handshake, an adventure, a degree. We owe it to ourselves, and we owe it to our future. We must resist.”

WND asked the site: “What do these soldiers do once they’ve joined the rebellion? Is there an ultimate goal?

“What’s the plan? Oust President Trump? A violent revolution against authorities? Overthrow the country?”

Its Going Down hadn’t responded to the request for comment at the time of this report.

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As WND reported, members of antifa called for gatherings around America on Nov. 4 to demand “the Trump/Pence regime must go.”

However, the plans for a mass uprising apparently fizzled, as just a few hundred Americans attended only a handful of protests against President Trump.

http://www.wnd.com/2018/01/how-trump-dismantled-obamas-legacy-in-1-year/
HOW TRUMP DISMANTLED OBAMA'S LEGACY IN 1 YEAR
'If nothing else, he's keeping his promises'
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Shortly after President Trump announced his administration would end key payments to insurers selling Obamacare plans and not certify Iran’s compliance with the international nuclear deal President Obama helped broker, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper remarked on his nightly show that it was becoming clear the current president was trying to demolish his predecessor’s legacy.

“Never … have we seen a president so seemingly bent on reversing, negating, even obliterating his predecessor’s signature accomplishments,” Cooper said Oct. 14 on his show “Anderson Cooper 360.”

President Obama signs his health care bill.

“If you want to know what President Trump is against, you only have to look at what President Obama was for, and in all fairness none of this should be a surprise. He campaigned on much of it, and if nothing else he’s keeping his promises now,” Anderson said.

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Indeed, among a list of more than 170 first-year accomplishments WND has compiled, are countless reversals of Obama’s policies. Along with tackling Obama’s signature domestic and foreign policy accomplishments – Obamacare and the Iran deal – Trump notably has withdrawn the U.S. from the Paris Climate Accords and the Trans Pacific Partnership, and scrapped the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program for the children of illegal immigrants.

Here is a sampling of what Trump has done in his first year in office to reverse Obama’s legacy:

Obamacare

The failure to repeal and replace Obamacare is regarded as perhaps the biggest legislative failure of President Trump’s first year in office. Yet, Trump managed to eliminate the linchpin of Obama’s signature law, the individual mandate, through the tax-reform bill passed in December.

And now the administration is taking the first step toward implementing one of the most important planks of conservative health-care reform, selling insurance policies across state lines.

Trump signed an executive order Oct. 12 that directs three federal agencies to rewrite regulations to encourage the establishment of cheaper health plans that can be purchased across state lines and are not bound by certain Obamacare rules and regulations. Earlier this month, the Department of Labor published in the Federal Register a proposed rule that would accomplish that aim.

The Trump administration also has expanded religious and moral exemptions for mandated contraceptive coverage under Obamacare. The law required that nearly all insurance plans cover abortion-inducing drugs and contraception, forcing citizens to violate sincerely held religious or moral beliefs, pay steep fines, or forgo offering or obtaining health insurance entirely.

Immigration

The Department of Homeland Security released figures Dec. 4 showing Trump is delivering on his pledge to more strictly control immigration and deter would-be border-crossers. ICE said the number of people apprehended away from the border jumped 25 percent this fiscal year, an increase of 37 percent after Trump’s inauguration compared to the same period the year before.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced Dec. 3 the Trump administration was withdrawing from the Global Compact on Migration, arguing it would “undermine the sovereign right of the United States to enforce our immigration laws and secure our borders.”

In September, Trump rescinded Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals order, which gave de facto amnesty to some 800,000 people who came to the country as children with their illegal-alien parents. Trump has delayed implementing his order for six months to give Congress time to come up with a legislative solution.

The Department of Homeland Security in August ended the Central American Minors Parole Program that had allowed certain minors from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras to enter the U.S.

In the first 100 days of the Trump administration, arrests and deportations of criminal aliens such as MS-13 members were up 38 percent compared with the last year of the Obama administration.

The DOJ also resumed the criminal prosecution of first-time illegal border crossers after it had been stopped by the Obama administration.

States’ rights

President Trump signed two executive orders Dec. 4 that gave back about 2 million acres of land to the state of Utah by modifying executive orders by President Obama.
Arguing the Antiquities Act “requires that any reservation of land as part of a monument be confined to the smallest area compatible with the proper care and management of the objects of historic or scientific interest to be protected,” Trump reduced the federal government’s control of the Bear’s Ear National Monument to just 201,876 acres, pointing out that the important objects of scientific or historic interest described described in Obama’s proclamation are protected under existing laws and agency management designations.

He also reduced the Grand Staircase National Monument in Utah from nearly 1.9 million acres to about 1 million.

Foreign affairs

President Trump announced Oct. 13 he would not certify the Iran nuclear deal and vowed that the U.S. would pull out unless changes are made. He also unveiled a new strategy, the culmination of nine months of deliberation with Congress and allies, on how to best protect American security from the rogue mullah-led regime. The plan included denying the regime funding and any paths to a nuclear weapon and ballistic missiles. The Department of the Treasury sanctioned more than 25 entities and individuals involved in Iran’s ballistic missile program.

President Donald Trump at the United Nations in September 2017

The U.S. also sanctioned 16 entities and individuals that have supported Iran’s military and Revolutionary Guard Corps in the development of drones, fast attack boats and other military equipment.

The Trump administration now is investigating allegations the Obama administration – to protect its Iran deal – thwarted a probe of a Hezbollah drug ring and tipped off the commander of the Quds Force, a designated terrorist organization, that the Israelis were plotting to assassinate him.

In his first speech to the United Nations General Assembly, Trump explicitly denounced socialism and communism, pointing to Venezuela as an example of what happens when socialism is successfully implemented.

While the previous three U.S. presidents promised during their election campaigns to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, President Trump on Dec. 6 became the first to follow through. In his official order, Trump also ordered the U.S. Embassy to be moved to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. The move was celebrated by Israel and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who had been treated by Obama as an adversary.

The U.S. ambassador to the U.N., Nikki Haley, announced days after the U.N. General Assembly condemned the U.S. for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital that Washington negotiated a $285 million cut in the global body’s “bloated” budget for next year.

The Trump administration announced Dec. 29 that the United States will deny Pakistan military aid amounting to $255 million because Washington expects the Islamic nation “to take decisive action against terrorists and militants on its soil.”

Regulatory reform

President Trump announced Dec. 14 his administration has far exceeded its promise to eliminate regulations at a 2:1 ratio and impose no lifetime net regulatory costs. In total, agencies issued 67 deregulatory actions while imposing only three new regulatory actions, a ratio of 22:1. Federal agencies also achieved $8.1 billion in lifetime net regulatory cost savings, the equivalent of $570 million per year.

From the beginning of his term, Trump set up task forces in every agency to remove “job killing regulations” and increase “economic opportunity.”

By comparison, during President Obama’s years in office, more than 22,700 regulations were imposed on Americans at a cost to American consumers, businesses and workers of more than $120 billion each year. Trump’s order reducing regulation and controlling regulatory costs was the first time in U.S. history that the executive branch has established a regulatory budget.

Environmental Protection Agency reform

More than 700 people have left the Environmental Protection Agency since Trump took office, nearly a quarter of the way toward its goal of shrinking the agency to Reagan-administration levels.

EPA Director Scott Pruitt
EPA Director Scott Pruitt

EPA Director Scott Pruitt placed 66 new experts on three different EPA scientific committees who espouse more conservative views than their predecessors. To prevent conflicts of interest, Pruitt signed a directive Oct. 31 banning scientists who receive EPA grants from serving on the agency’s independent advisory boards.

Pruitt announced Oct. 9 a new set of rules that will override the Clean Power Plan, the centerpiece of Obama’s drive to curb global “climate change.” The agency is moving to undo, delay or block more than 30 environmental rules, the largest regulatory rollback in the agency’s 47-year history.

In July, President Trump kept his campaign promise to coal miners and rolled back the previous administration’s “Stream Protection Rule,” which targeted the industry with estimated costs of at least $81 million a year.

Trump approved the Dakota Access Pipeline project and the construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, which are expected to create more than 42,000 jobs and $2 billion in earnings. The Dakota Access Pipeline, which is transporting 500,000 barrels of oil a day, has reinvigorated the North Dakota economy. In June, Trump approved production of the New Burgos Pipeline to Mexico.

Trump issued an executive order in June to begin the process of rescinding the 2015 Waters of the United States rule, which has been used to expand federal control over private land. Under the Obama administration, the broadly crafted rule was applied to “navigable waters” such as man-made ditches and water that accumulated after heavy rain.

After decades of trying, a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Reserve was opened to oil drilling through the tax-reform bill.

Climate change

Trump, in June, pulled the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, which, according to a study by NERA Consulting, could have cost the United States economy nearly $3 trillion along with a loss of sovereignty. According to the same study, by 2040, 6.5 million industrial sector jobs could have been lost, including 3.1 million manufacturing sector jobs.

Barack ObamaOn Dec. 18, Trump removed climate change from the global threats listed in his National Security Strategy, reversing an Obama administration decision. Obama, in the most recent strategy document, declared climate change an “urgent and growing threat to our national security.”

In September, Trump shut down a climate-change advisory panel under the direction of NOAA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, that critics have contended was formed largely to promote President Obama’s climate policies, arguing it lacked representation from “those who think the empirical evidence points to human actions contributing little to global warming and that attempting to reduce it would slow the conquest of poverty around the world.” The EPA also has decided not to renew the appointments of dozens of scientists on various scientific advisory panels.

Economy

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised President Trump Dec. 20 for his leadership in the passage of the biggest tax overhaul in 30 years, with some $3.2 trillion in tax cuts along with significant simplification of the tax code. Not a single Democrat voted for the measure and party leaders dismissed it as a sop to the rich. But dozens of companies already have responded to a cut in the corporate rate from 35 percent to 21 percent by boosting employee wages and providing extra bonuses.

wall-street-flag-stocks-600The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported nearly 1.3 million new jobs were created during Trump’s first 200 days. Meanwhile, Obama, in his first six months, saw the loss of more than 4.1 million jobs in his first 200 days.

This week, the Labor Department announced U.S. filings for unemployment benefits plummeted to the lowest level in almost 45 years, suggesting the unemployment rate of 4.1 percent, already the lowest since 2000, could be poised to decline further, according to analysts.

Obama proposed legislation to force multinationals to pay taxes on profits they hold offshore. But with passage of the tax-reform bill, Apple has decided it will repatriate overseas cash holdings and pour $350 billion into the U.S. economy over the next five years. Trump tweeted in response that his policies allowed the tech giant “to bring massive amounts of money back to the United States,” which is a “huge win for American workers and the USA!”

Global jihad

ISISThree years ago, ISIS had made substantial progress achieving its stated goal of a caliphate, boasting tens of thousands of fighters and territorial control over an area roughly the size of South Korea. But now, under Trump’s leadership of the U.S. Armed Forces, ISIS has collapsed in its Syria stronghold and in Iraq. As Northeastern Professor Max Abrahms and CATO Institute Director John Glaser noted in a Los Angeles Times op-ed, a former foreign fighter recently admitted, “It’s over: there is no more Daesh left,” using an Arabic acronym for ISIS.

In July, the Trump administration ended a CIA program to arm “moderate” Syrian rebels after previous efforts of its kind were shown to have aided Islamic jihadists, including the terrorists who carried out the disastrous Benghazi attack in which four Americans, including the ambassador, were killed.

African Americans

The unemployment rate for black Americans dropped to an all-time low in December, to 6.8 percent. The previous monthly low was 7.4 percent in 2000. The government has been tracking unemployment by race since 1972.

Military

The Trump administration reversed Obama’s order to allow transgendered individuals to serve in the military. The order is being challenged in court.

Religious liberty

The Department of Agriculture issued a guidance Nov. 6 that ensures Christians who opposed same-sex marriage would not be discriminated against for their beliefs.

Government reform

Melania Trump, while embracing a more active and public schedule as first lady, is running one of the leanest East Wing operations in recent history, according to a Fox News analysis of White House personnel reports that found she has significantly reduced the number of aides on the first lady’s office payroll in comparison to her predecessor, Michelle Obama. During President Obama’s first year in office, 16 people were listed working for Michelle Obama, earning a combined $1.24 million a year. This year, just four people were listed working for Melania Trump as of June, with salaries totaling $486,700

Space exploration

President Trump revived America’s leadership in space exploration, reconstituting the National Space Council for the first time in 25 years to assist him in developing and implementing long-range strategic goals.

In contrast to Obama’s priorities, the space program will refocus on human exploration and discovery. Under Obama, NASA’s administrator at the time, Charles Bolden, said in a 2010 interview with al-Jazeera that Obama had given him three charges, with perhaps the foremost being helping the Muslim world “feel good” about itself.

The administration also will renew America’s commitment to creating the space technology needed to protect national security. And Pence pointed out the intelligence community reports that Russia and China are pursuing a full range of anti-satellite technology designed to threaten U.S. military effectiveness.

Courts

Keeping a major campaign promise, President Trump nominated to the highest court a strict constructionist and originalist in the mold of Antonin Scalia, Neil Gorsuch, who was confirmed by the Senate and sworn in as an associate justice in April. In his first term, in June, Gorsuch voted in every case with the justice generally regarded as the most conservative, Clarence Thomas.

Neil Gorsuch

The conservative Committee for Justice said in a report that Gorsuch’s early performance says a lot about both what he will be like as a Supreme Court justice “and what the president can be counted on to do as more high court vacancies occur. Conservatives hoping for a solid conservative majority on the court in the near future had good reason to cheer.”

Trump also is filling up lower courts with lifetime appointees. In the estimation of Democratic official Ron Klain, a “massive transformation is underway in how our fundamental rights are defined by the federal judiciary.” Klain, lamenting Trump’s moves, said the president “is proving wildly successful in one respect: naming youthful conservative nominees to the federal bench in record-setting numbers.” On Sept. 28, Trump announced an eighth wave of judicial candidates, with nine more names.

Abortion

In January, Trump signed an order reinstating the Mexico City Policy, which defunded the International Planned Parenthood Federation and other organizations that promote foreign abortions. In May, the administration broadened the scope of the Mexico City Policy to restrict funding to any international health organization that performs or gives information about abortions, expanding the amount of money affected from $600,000 to nearly $9 billion.

Abortion-rights opponents gather at the Washington Monument to hear Vice President Mike Pence speak at the March for Life rally on Jan. 27, 2017, in Washington.
Abortion-rights opponents gather at the Washington Monument to hear Vice President Mike Pence speak at the March for Life rally on Jan. 27, 2017, in Washington.

The Office of Management and Budget on Oct. 2 issued a Statement of Administration Policy (SAP) to strongly support the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36), which would generally make it unlawful for any person to perform, or attempt to perform, an abortion of an unborn child after 20 weeks post-fertilization.

The president issued a statement Oct. 1 renewing the nation’s “strong commitment to promoting the health, well-being, and inherent dignity of all children and adults with Down syndrome.” The president observed “there remain too many people – both in the United States and throughout the world – that still see Down syndrome as an excuse to ignore or discard human life.” He said Americans and their government “must always be vigilant in defending and promoting the unique and special gifts of all citizens in need” and “should not tolerate any discrimination against them, as all people have inherent dignity.”

The Department of Health and Human Services has published a draft of a new strategic plan that states in its introduction that life begins at conception. The personhood of the unborn child is central to the abortion debate — as even the justice who wrote the landmark Roe v. Wade opinion has acknowledged — because, if established in law, it would nullify a “right” to abortion. The largely overlooked HHS strategic plan for 2018-22 states the agency “accomplishes its mission through programs and initiatives that cover a wide spectrum of activities, serving and protecting Americans at every stage of life, beginning at conception.”

In what was regarded as the first major national pro-life bill in more than a decade, Trump signed in April a Congressional Review bill into law annulling a recent Obama administration regulation that would have prohibited states from discriminating in awarding Title X family planning funds based on whether a local clinic also performs abortions.

The Trump administration in April cut off U.S. funding of the United Nations Population Fund, which has links to inhumane abortion programs such as China’s one-child policy (which became a two-child policy in 2015). More than $32 million was instead shifted to the U.S. Agency for International Development.

In April, Trump appointed pro-life advocate Dr. Charmaine Yoest, the former president of Americans United for Life, as assistant secretary of public affairs for the Department of Health and Human Services, replacing a strong Planned Parenthood supporter. Later, two pro-life advocates who had worked for the Family Research Council were appointed to key positions. And Valerie Huber, an abstinence education advocate, was appointed in June as chief of staff to the assistant secretary for health at the HHS.

Welfare reform

In August, the Department of Health and Human Services rescinded an Obama-era directive that had allowed states to request a waiver to ignore work requirements for the poor in order to receive welfare.

Also in August, more than 1.1 million fewer Americans were on food stamps under President Trump, compared to the Obama administration.

Second Amendment

The Justice Department terminated Operation Choke Point, an Obama program encouraging banks not to do business with “high risk” businesses, which was used to target gun dealers.

President Trump signed a bill into law in February repealing an Obama-era Social Security Administration rule adding mental disability determinations to the background check registry. The Obama regulation potentially allowed the denial of Second Amendment rights to many competent, mentally healthy citizens.

Law enforcement

Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the DOJ cracked down on illegal leaks of classified information from within the government, pursuing three times more investigations in the first six months of the Trump administration than had been open at the end of the Obama administration. The administration created a counter-intelligence unit within the FBI for the investigations.

In April, Sessions, in an effort to give back local control to police departments, ordered the Department of Justice to review Obama’s agreements with local police departments.

Education
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos speaks at CPAC on Feb. 23, 2017 (Photo: Screenshot)

Trump’s education secretary, Betsy DeVos, in June appointed Adam Kissel, a noted critic of the Obama administration’s implementation of Title IX – the much-abused 1972 federal law that bars discrimination in education “on the basis of sex” – and a strong supporter of free speech, as deputy assistant secretary for higher education programs. The staff of the Title IX enforcement office was reduced in the 2018 budget.

In April, Trump signed an executive order requiring Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to review department regulations with the intent of returning power to the states and local governments.

School bathrooms

Trump, in February, reversed Obama’s executive order requiring public schools to allow students to use bathrooms and locker rooms according to their preferred “gender identity.”


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HILLARY DIEHARDS STILL CONJURING PATH TO OVAL OFFICE
'This is one way that it could happen'
Published: 8 hours ago  
 
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Hillary Clinton diehards still are plotting a possible path to the Oval Office, a full year after President Trump was inaugurated and 15 months after she went down in flames in the 2016 presidential election. And that was her second failed bid for the presidency.

Newsweek tweeted Thursday, “Hillary Clinton could still become president if Russia probe finds conspiracy evidence.”

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Cortney O’Brien, at Townhall, noted Newsweek “doesn’t seem to be letting go of the possibility that Hillary Clinton can still be president.”

“Relying on a theory first floated in October by Lawrence Lessig, the Roy L. Furman professor of law and leadership at Harvard Law School, the editors strike a painfully hopeful tone that the investigation into Russian collusion will bring President Trump down once and for all.”

O’Brien pointed out there has been “no evidence to prove Trump colluded with Russia to win the election, as even top Democrats have admitted.”

Still, there are those on the left who cannot give up their fantasy.

Lessig explained that for Clinton to reach the Oval Office, several things would need to happen.

Both President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence would have to be found guilty of “treason” and removed from office.

And House Speaker Paul Ryan, then next in line for the presidency, would have to take office.

Ryan, then, would have to pick Hillary Clinton as his vice president.

And then he would have to resign and turn over the Oval Office to Hillary Clinton.

The Washington Times reported Lessig “originally hypothesized” the scheme a few months ago.

“If the president and vice president are impeached for colluding with the Russians to win the White House, the professor said Mrs. Clinton is the rightful heir to the throne,” the Times reported.

Lessig wrote then, at Medium: “If Ryan became president because the Trump/Pence campaign committed treason, who should he nominate as his vice president. The answer seems unavoidable: He should nominate the person defeated by the treason of his own party, and then step aside, and let her become the president.”

Lessig told Newsweek on Wednesday. “This is one way that it could happen. But that’s very different from saying I think it will happen, or should happen, or the evidence is there for it to happen.”

But it could.

At Medium, Lessig penned his fantasy.

“There’s a bunch of chatter about imminent action by the special prosecutor. Some of that chatter suggests evidence of a real tie with Russia during the election. By ‘real tie’ I mean more than that the Russians tried to help. A ‘real tie’ would be real evidence of a conspiracy between the Trump campaign and Russia. I don’t know if I believe it. I certainly haven’t seen clear evidence of it. And I don’t think it’s appropriate to speculate about whether there is clear evidence of it or not. But I get tons of emails from people asking, ‘what if there was a conspiracy?’ It’s a fair question. We ought to have a clear answer,” he said.

Because of the attention he’s received, he’s added some comments.

“My aim in writing this was to map out what should happen and what was not possible, given the Constitution that we have,” he added. “When I published the piece, I really meant it to be a simple link that I could provide to people when they wrote with this question.”

He continued, “I … [make] it clear that I’m not asserting that there is any clear evidence of such a conspiracy, and indeed, that I don’t believe that there is a conspiracy. And more importantly, whether you believe there is or not, as I said upfront, I don’t believe it is appropriate to speculate about whether there is or isn’t. Let [special counsel Robert] Mueller do his job and we’ll see where we are when he’s finished. My point was if he reaches this particular conclusion, then the following should follow.”

Could a President Ryan nominate a Vice President Clinton?

“Of course, this is the sort of thing that’s unimaginable in Washington today. But that’s why we need to start imagining it, now. The nation won’t have months to deliberate the matter in the urgency of a treason-driven impeachment. It’s the sort of truth we should have resolved to long before it is needed.

“And it is the sort of truth we all should embrace: If you steal an election, neither you or your party should benefit from that theft. Even more so if you steal it in conspiracy with a foreign government. Everyone should be able to agree with this fundamental principle. The only question then is whether that principle would guide in this particular case.”
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MEDIA GO MENTAL ON TRUMP: PREDICT LIFE-THREATENING HEALTH DISASTER
Limbaugh rips reporters who 'never questioned Hillary Clinton when she could barely stand up!'
Published: 15 hours ago
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Even after an Obama-appointed White House doctor said President Trump is in “excellent” health, mainstream media reporters – who routinely ignored and downplayed former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s physical collapse, uncontrollable coughing fits and self-reported memory failure – have declared open season on the president’s health, claiming the physician must be lying about it.
The White House press corps lobbed more than a dozen questions at Navy Rear Adm. Dr. Ronny Jackson on Tuesday, many suggesting President Trump is mentally ill or exhibiting symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. Jackson insisted Trump is in great health and received a perfect score, 30 out of 30, on a cognitive exam the president personally requested.
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“Could you just elaborate in layman’s terms, if possible, and you’ve done a great job at that, what you ruled out in these cognitive tests?” asked ABC’s Cecilia Vega. “You know, there have been reports the president has forgotten names, that he’s repeating himself. Are you ruling out things like early onset Alzheimer’s? Are you looking at dementia-like symptoms?”
The room went wild with questions from reporters who suggested Trump, 71, is mentally or physically declining, or even hiding his true weight.
CNN prediction: Trump to have heart attack in 3-5 years
Maggie Haberman of the New York Times suggested Jackson “may have arbitrarily made Trump one inch taller so that he would not have an obese body mass index.” She tweeted: “Remember that earlier physicals decades ago put Trump at 6-2. This physical has him at 6-3. It makes a difference on his BMI from overweight to obese.”
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'TEARS OF RAGE!' WATCH SEN. BOOKER SPIT FIRE OVER TRUMP 'SH--HOLE' COMMENT
'I receive enough death threats to know the reality'
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Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J. (Photo: Screenshot/C-SPAN)

Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., exploded with anger over President Trump’s alleged “sh–hole” comments this week, telling a congressional hearing Tuesday he had “tears of rage” when he heard about the purported incident.

Booker said he was “seething with anger” after he heard reports that the president asked senators why the U.S. keeps bringing in migrants from “sh–hole” countries like Haiti, El Salvador and African nations. Democrats have claimed the alleged comment is proof that the president is “racist.”

President Trump has denied using the term, though he did admit he used “tough language” in the meeting.

“I hurt,” Booker cried during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday. “When Dick Durbin called me, I had tears of rage when I heard about this experience in this meeting.”

Booker launched into a tirade, telling Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen: “For you not to feel that hurt and that pain and to dismiss the questions of my colleagues … with tens of millions Americans hurting right now because they’re worried about what happened in the White House, that’s unacceptable to me.

“There are threats in this country, people applauding. I receive enough death threats to know the reality. … And I’ve got a president of the United States, whose office I respect, who talks about the country’s origins of my fellow citizens in the most despicable manner. You don’t remember, you can’t remember the words of your commander in chief? I find that unacceptable.”
Booker made the explosive remarks after the 9-minute mark:
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TRUMP CHIEF OF STAFF: MEXICO WON'T PAY FOR BORDER WALL
Also says U.S. will not construct 'a concrete wall from sea to shining sea'
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White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told Democratic congressmen Wednesday there will be no wall stretching the complete length of the 2,100-mile U.S.-Mexico border and that some of President Trump’s campaign promises on immigration were “uninformed,” according to a Washington Post report Wednesday.

Kelly also reportedly indicated that the Mexican government will not fund the planned 700 miles of wall, which is expected to cost $20 billion.

The chief of staff is said to have made the comments in a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, House Minority Whip Steny H. Hoyer, D-Md., and Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif.
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
The Post said its report is based on notes from two congressmen who were in the room during the meeting and confirmed by two other lawmakers and a senior aide who were also present.
Kelly requested the meeting after being asked to do so by Rep. Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., according to the paper, which noted that Pelosi “has been in frequent contact with Kelly over the last several months and told him that the group is critical to reaching a deal” on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
Rep. Lucille Roybal-Allard, D-Calif., asked Kelly to explain some of Trump’s campaign promises to construct a border wall.
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NEW SCANDAL IN OBAMA'S WAR AGAINST NETANYAHU
'Gave U.S. taxpayer dollars to a terrorist-affiliated organization'
Published: 9 hours ago

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Democrats in Washington have expressed outrage over still-unproved allegations the Trump campaign colluded with Russia in the 2016 U.S. presidential election to defeat their candidate, Hillary Clinton.

But Democrats and their media allies have been virtually silent regarding evidence of interference by Democrat Barack Obama in Israel’s elections.

Last October, WND CEO Joseph Farah pointed out the Obama administration sent money in 2015 to a non-profit U.S. group that sought to prevent Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a coalition government to remain as prime minister.

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A probe by the U.S. Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations found that the Obama State Department gave $349,276 in U.S. taxpayer-funded grants to a political group in Israel called OneVoice to build a campaign operation that, subsequently, was used to try to persuade Israelis to vote against Netanyahu.

Now there’s new information, according to the American Center for Law and Justice, that the Obama administration’s intervention was even worse.

ACLJ said that in response to a Freedom of Information Act request, it “uncovered a startling revelation.”

“Yasser Mahmoud Abbas, son of Mahmoud Abbas, the leader of the terrorist-allied Palestinian Authority, was also a senior leader and advisor to OneVoice – and, as demonstrated by the contents of the documents themselves, the Obama administration knew this,” ACLJ said in a report Wednesday.

“In short, the Obama State Department gave U.S. taxpayer dollars to a terrorist-affiliated organization (the PA recently united with the terrorist group Hamas) to unseat the democratically elected leader of the only free democracy in the Middle East and a vital U.S. ally.”
ACLJ said such “misguided efforts … embolden and enrich enemies of the United States and further destabilize the region.”
“In fact, just this week Palestinian leaders announced their intention to suspend recognition of the existence of the state of Israel and PA President Abbas, in expletive-laden language, told the U.S. to keep its money, which totals as much as $1 billion. Defiantly addressing his comments directly to the U.S. government, Abbas went on to exclaim, ‘May your house be destroyed,’ a familiar curse well-known to the other Arab leaders around the table at the time,” ACLJ said.
ACLJ said the U.S. State Department started giving money to One Voice Israel and One Voice Palestine, affiliated groups, in 2013. The grants continued through 2014 and totaled about $350,000.
“OneVoice told the Obama State Department that it planned to engage in electioneering, yet the Obama administration gave the organization the money anyway. Worse yet, the administration, even fully aware of OneVoice’s intentions, imposed no restrictions on the grant.”
That freedom allowed OneVoice to spend the money on social media and voter database work, and even hire a company to train activists.
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CEO GIVES EMPLOYEES $1,000 CHECKS NOTATED 'TRUMP TAX CUT'
Tech workers not necessarily 'fans' of president, 'but they weren't complaining'
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The CEO of a software-development firm issued $1,000 bonuses to his employees with a notation in the memo on each check “Trump Tax Cut and Jobs Act.”

Sheldon Wolf of Tampa-based Spellex told “Fox & Friends” Wednesday morning he was inspired by news that companies such as AT&T and Bank of America were giving $1,000 bonuses to their employees.

Spellex CEO Sheldon Wolf on “Fox & Friends” Jan. 17, 2018.
“I wanted to do it because I’m excited about the new tax plan from Trump and the GOP, and I wanted to ‘share the wealth,’ as they say,” Wolf explained.

More than 50 companies have announced employee bonuses and/or wage increases in response to the bill’s tax cuts. Last Thursday, the nation’s largest private employer, Walmart, announced it was raising its minimum hourly wage and handing out bonuses of up to $1,000.

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Wolf noted his employees are mostly “Generation Xers and Milennials” who are “not particularly into politics.”

“But it really impacted them, when they got in their hand a check for $1,000 that plainly said this is why you’re getting this check, because of the change in the new tax plans,” Wolf said.

Fox News host Steve Doocy commented that many of Wolf’s employees may not be “fans” of President Trump, but “they’ve gotta feel like this is great.”

“They were all very happy about it,” Wolf replied. “And, yes, I don’t think they’re particularly fans of President Trump, but nobody was complaining. They were all happy.”

Doocy asked Wolf what he thought of House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s recent comment that the bonuses and wage hikes announced by businesses in response to the Republican tax-reform bill were mere “crumbs.”

“It really amazed me that somebody can find something wrong with the fact that millions of employees — probably 80 to 90 percent of the workforce — are going to be able to keep additional funds that they were giving to the government,” said Wolf.

Walmart, which has more than 1 million U.S. hourly employees, said the bill, which cut the U.S. corporate tax rate cut from 35 percent to 21 percent, will directly benefit its workers.

“Today, we are building on investments we’ve been making in associates, in their wages and skills development,” said Walmart CEO Doug McMillon in a statement.

“It’s our people who make the difference and we appreciate how they work hard to make every day easier for busy families.”

Immediate impact

Immediately after the bill passed Dec. 20, AT&T and Comcast announced bonuses of $1,000 to non-management workers, and Wells Fargo and Fifth Third Bancorp increased base hourly pay to $15. Boeing announced a gift of $300 million in investment in its employee-related charitable program “to support our heroes, our homes and our future.”
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Comcast NBC Universal gave $1,000 bonuses to more than 100,000 non-executive employees, announcing the move was not only tied, like all the others, to the tax cut but to the Federal Communications Commission’s elimination of government regulation of the Internet. The company said it plans to spend more than $50 billion in the next five years on infrastructure investments that he expects will create “thousands of new direct and indirect jobs.”

Before the bill passed, Kroger Chief Executive Officer W. Rodney McMullen offered that the legislation would influence his company “to continue to invest in our business, which will grow jobs.”

Walmart said its wage increase will take effect in February. The company also plans to boost its paid maternity leave policy for full-time hourly workers to 10 weeks at full pay. The current policy is six to eight weeks at half pay. Walmart also announced it will offer financial help to full-time hourly and salaried employees seeking to adopt children.

Passed in both chambers with no Democrat votes, the bill cuts the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 21 percent. It also doubles the standard deduction to $24,000 for married couples and doubles the child-tax credit to $2,000, with up to $1,400 available in refunds for families who owe little or no taxes. The bill maintains seven personal income tax brackets and lowers the tax rates for most brackets, reducing the top rate to 37 percent from 39.6 percent.

The Republican leadership promised the impact of the tax bill will begin to show up in paychecks in February as the amount withheld for federal taxes is reduced.

Some Republican members of Congress in the high-tax states of California, New Jersey and New York opposed the bill because it puts a $10,000 cap on the deduction of state, local and property taxes.

The left-leaning Tax Policy Center concluded 80 percent of taxpayers will get a significant tax cut while less than 5 percent will see a tax increase of more than $10.

The Congressional Budget Office’s “static” score of the bill, which doesn’t include projected economic growth, concludes the deficit would grow by about $1.5 trillion in the next decade. However, Republicans, pointing to the tax cuts of Presidents John F. Kennedy and Ronald Reagan, argue the bill will result in economic growth that will produce more revenue and, therefore, more taxes collected.
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Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Are skirts the next men’s fashion trend?
In an era during which rules seem meant to be broken — and more and more people are calling for gender equality — it should surprise no one that the fashion world is the head cheerleader for change. Case in point: the Fall 2018 Menswear designers presenting a variety of skirts on their runways. A wrap skirt paired with a matching jacket showed up at the Astrid Andersen show in London, as well as a flasher-
worthy trench dress at Alex Mullins, and a a flirty full skirt bounced along at Bobby Abley. Then, Undercover presenting a plethora of pleated maxi skirts in Florence. Designer Jun Takahashi opened with five looks ranging from minimalist monochromatic to grungy, head-to-toe plaid. But the literal showstopper was the finale: a parade of topless men in white maxiskirts. Don’t expect many men to embrace that style — but it’s definitely a talker for our times.
READ MORE https://nypost.com/2018/01/12/are-skirts-the-next-mens-fashion-trend/


God’s Fingerprints? See the Curious Shape of This Key Human Protein
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
God’s Fingerprints? See the Curious Shape of This Key Human Protein
Have you ever wondered if there is evidence of the divine within the biological makeup of our human form? If God really did create us, and if in Christ “all things hold together” as scripture attests, then wouldn’t it be possible for Him to could leave a mark in our very cells to show us He was behind the work of art we call life? Well, that is exactly what evangelist Louie Giglio sought to explore in a timeless clip that recently resurfaced on Facebook. Giglio talks (video below) of meeting a molecular biologist following a preaching event in Texas.
As the two got chatting, the man revealed something absolutely extraordinary to Giglio that links the human body to the glory of God in Christ. “I said I’m on my way back home to Atlanta Georgia. Gonna be preaching the next two Sunday’s,” Giglio recalls telling the biologist. When Louie was asked what he was preaching on, he answered: “The series is on the glory of God and the human body. He says ‘that’s really amazing because I’m a molecular biologist at the University down the road.’” READ MORE http://www.faithwire.com/2018/01/15/gods-fingerprints-see-the-curious-shape-of-this-key-human-protein/


Isaiah’s Prophecy Appears in Sahara as Snow Falls in World’s Hottest Desert
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Isaiah’s Prophecy Appears in Sahara as Snow Falls in World’s Hottest Desert
The people of Ain Sefra were greeted by a strange sight when they woke up last Sunday: 4-12 inches of snow had fallen overnight in the northern Algerian town known as “the Gateway to the Desert”, situated between the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains. This is only the third time in the last 40 years that the Sahara’s dunes have been coated with snow. The Sahara is one of the hottest places on the planet but strangely, it snowed there last year as well.
Before that, it had been 37 years since Ain Sefra’s last snowfall. The Sahara is the largest and hottest desert in the world, covering 3.5 million square miles, an area approximately the size of the continental US. In 1922, a temperature of 136° Fahrenheit, the highest land surface temperature ever recorded, was set in the Sahara at El Azizia, Libya. The prophet Isaiah speaks of deserts blooming repeatedly in his description of the end-of-days.
READ MORE https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/101026/isaiahs-prophecy-appears-sahara-snow-falls-worlds-hottest-desert/#/#LIHkIR1gwLeoqy8L.97

California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them
Ana Oktay rushed to the hospital in late December struggling to breathe, with a 102-degree fever and a cough that wouldn’t let up. ​​​​​She expected doctors to tell her she had pneumonia or bronchitis. “They were just like: ‘It’s just influenza A. It’s just what’s going around,’” said Oktay, 49. An influenza A strain known as H3N2 is making people so ill in California that thousands have shown up in recent weeks at hospitals struggling to fight the infection. “I was flat on my back and in bed for 10 days,” said Oktay, who lives in Palms.
“This has been hands down the worst flu I’ve ever dealt with.” The huge numbers of sick people are also straining hospital staff who are confronting what could become California’s worst flu season in a decade. Hospitals across the state are sending away ambulances, flying in nurses from out of state and not letting children visit their loved ones for fear they’ll spread the flu. Others are canceling surgeries and erecting tents in their parking lots so they can triage the hordes of flu patients.
READ MORE http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-flu-demand-20180116-htmlstory.html


Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms
A newly drafted United States nuclear strategy that has been sent to President Trump for approval would permit the use of nuclear weapons to respond to a wide range of devastating but non-nuclear attacks on American infrastructure, including what current and former government officials described as the most crippling kind of cyberattacks. For decades, American presidents have threatened “first use” of nuclear weapons against enemies in only very narrow and limited circumstances, such as in response to the use of biological weapons against the United States.
But the new document is the first to expand that to include attempts to destroy wide-reaching infrastructure, like a country’s power grid or communications, that would be most vulnerable to cyberweapons. The draft document, called the Nuclear Posture Review, was written at the Pentagon and is being reviewed by the White House. Its final release is expected in the coming weeks and represents a new look at the United States’ nuclear strategy. The draft was first published last week by HuffPost.
READ MORE https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/us/politics/pentagon-nuclear-review-cyberattack-trump.html


Conservatives Battle Tech Giants Over Censorship
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Conservatives Battle Tech Giants Over Censorship
Social media giants Google, Twitter and YouTube are facing accusations from many high-profile conservatives over alleged censorship. Twitter will face a lawsuit in February filed by Breitbart’s former senior editor Milo Yinnopoulos along with Republican political consultant Roger Stone. In addition to this lawsuit, a Republican congressman is planning on calling a congressional hearing to look into
alleged discrimination against conservatives by Google, YouTube, Twitter, and others. Read on to learn more about this situation: The discrimination Twitter and others are accused of is covert in nature. After all, to come out and say they discriminated against certain people groups who possessed specific beliefs would most certainly be met with some pushback. READ MORE http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1935


Aztecs were wiped out by horror ‘eye-bleeding’ disease that killed 15 million in just 5 years
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Aztecs were wiped out by horror ‘eye-bleeding’ disease that killed 15 million in just 5 years
The Aztecs were wiped out by a horror disease that caused them to bleed from the eyes, mouth and nose, experts have revealed. Scientists say as many as 15 million people – an estimated 80 percent of the population – were killed when an epidemic known as cocoliztli swept Mexico’s Aztec nation in 1545. The word means “pestilence” in the Aztec Nahuatl language. Its cause, however, has been in question for nearly 500 years.
On Monday, scientists swept aside smallpox, measles, mumps, and influenza as likely suspects, fingering a typhoid-like “enteric fever” for which they found DNA evidence on the teeth of long-dead victims, reports news.com.au. Ashild Vagene, of the University of Tuebingen in Germany, said: “The 1545-50 cocoliztli was one of many epidemics to affect Mexico after the arrival of Europeans, but was specifically the second of three epidemics that were most devastating and led to the largest number of human losses.
READ MORE https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5351735/aztecs-were-wiped-out-by-horror-eye-bleeding-disease-that-killed-15million-in-just-five-years-scientists-reveal/


New Flu Strains Coming! Things Could Get Much Worse!
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 |
New Flu Strains Coming! Things Could Get Much Worse!
The influenza virus that’s sickened millions of Americans this season is already the most widespread outbreak since public health authorities began keeping track more than a dozen years ago. Now, with the threat of more strains emerging, it might get even worse. “Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now,” said Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the national Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. “This is the first year we have had the entire continental U.S. be the same color on the graph, meaning there is widespread activity in all of the continental U.S. at this point.”
The most optimistic assumption among government experts is that the season peaked a few weeks ago, marking the apex of what was already an early and severe outbreak. However, such an outlook requires observers to ignore that outpatient doctor visits have continued to climb (albeit more slowly) in the first week of 2018, yielding the most flu cases ever for this time of the year.
READ MORE https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-16/think-flu-season-is-bad-it-might-get-even-worse


Huge asteroid to buzz earth, Previously unseen by NASA
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Huge asteroid to buzz earth, Previously unseen by NASA
NASA is closely monitoring the arrival of a previously unseen asteroid that is set to brush past Earth next week at 12,300 miles per hour. The space rock had been invisible to astronomers until January 5, but scientists quickly calculated the asteroid, named 2018 AJ, will fly past Earth Tuesday, January 23. But NASA admits it is not yet certain of its orbital path. New asteroids are given a condition code of between 0 to 9 based on how certain astronomers are about its course. Zero means they are fairly certain, but 9 is classed as “highly uncertain”.
It is currently believed it will pass at a comfortable 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the Moon. The Moon is 238,000 miles from Earth and this pass, currently estimated at around 1.1 million miles, is considered a cat’s whisker in astronomical terms. NASA considers and monitors anything which comes within six million miles of our planet as a near-earth asteroid. The asteroid is estimated to be between 22 and 68 meters in diameter, meaning it is bigger than a three-story house.
READ MORE https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/905492/Nasa-asteroid-2018-AJ-big-as-a-HOUSE-to-skim-Earth-within-DAYS

Children banned at hospitals as deadly flu continues to spread
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Children banned at hospitals as deadly flu continues to spread
Hospitals are banning children from visiting patients to help stop spreading the aggressive flu that has now killed 20 children and 85 adults in the U.S., according to federal authorities. A news release from Detroit’s Beaumont Health System said they are experiencing high volumes of patients with respiratory viral illnesses, predominantly influenza.
“For the safety of our patients and staff, visitation by children under 13 years of age is limited to extraordinary circumstances, such as severe illness of a parent or sibling, or end-of-life situation.” About 46 states including Michigan are reporting widespread flu outbreaks. The oldest and the youngest are the most vulnerable.
READ MORE https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/01/13/children-banned-from-hospitals-as-deadly-flu-continues-to-spread/23332623/

Amazon plans to put camera and microphone in every Bedroom
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Amazon plans to put camera and microphone in every Bedroom
Amazon wants to put a camera and microphone in your bedroom with the UK launch of its latest Echo home device. The camera on the £119.99 ($129) Echo Spot, which doubles up as a ‘smart alarm’, will probably be facing directly at the user’s bed. The device, which is already available in the US has such sophisticated microphones it can hear people talking from across the room – even if music is playing. However, there remain privacy concerns over using such a device in the home. Amazon devices have previously activated when they’re not wanted meaning this small device could turn into a potential spy.
It is the latest edition to the tech giant’s family of devices and is as usual powered by virtual assistant Alexa. Although the camera on the Echo Spot is primarily used to facilitate video calling, it could be hacked and used for malicious purposes, writes The Verge. Last month a hack by British security researcher Mark Barnes saw 2015 and 2016 versions of the Echo turned into a live microphone.
READ MORE http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5273947/Amazon-s-Echo-Spot-coming-UK-later-month.html


‘Eye-bleeding fever’ strikes second country as fears of pandemic circulate
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 |
‘Eye-bleeding fever’ strikes second country as fears of pandemic circulate
Health officials have confirmed they are facing an outbreak of the “eye-bleeding fever” after four people died of the suspected disease in weeks. Uganda’s health ministry has today finally admitted it is facing the risk of a large-scale explosion of the viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF). VHF causes victims to suffer a burning fever before beginning to bleed from orifices including their eyes, anuses and mouths.
It comes after a girl, nine, was reportedly killed by the infection Uganda, and three people died in neighboring South Sudan of similar symptoms. Uganda health minister Sarah Opendi confirmed emergency response teams are now being deployed to the districts of Nakaseke and Luweero. She also identified the mystery disease, saying tests have revealed the infection is Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF).
READ MORE https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/world-news/674262/Outbreak-Africa-Viral-Hemorrhagic-Fever-Uganda-Crimean-Congo-Deaths-Eye-Bleeding-Opendi


Pastor Dragged, Beaten, Threatened With Death, Told to Renounce Christ for Hindu Monkey God
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Pastor Dragged, Beaten, Threatened With Death, Told to Renounce Christ for Hindu Monkey God
An Indian pastor says he was attacked by Hindu extremists who dragged him out onto the streets, beat him, and threatened to kill him unless he renounced Jesus Christ for a Hindu monkey deity. “In those moments when they were kicking and beating me, I felt that even if I die now, the Lord will make the ministry I leave behind fruitful,” Pastor Karma Oraon told Morning Star News in an article published Monday. “We are just a few gathering in the name of Jesus. He is our strength.” The attack occurred
while in Harmu village of Ranchi District, Jharkhand state, on Christmas Eve, when 16 or so Hindu radicals attacked a prayer meeting the 34-year-old pastor was leading with others. The attackers started shouting “Praise Bajrang Bali,” referring to the monkey god Hanuman. “They forcefully dragged me outside when we were in the middle of meditating on the Word of God,” the pastor explained. “They spewed many words in extreme foul language and beat me on my chest repeatedly.”
READ MORE https://www.christianpost.com/news/evangelicals-bolivia-protest-new-law-criminalizing-evangelism-12-years-prison-213972/

Popular Charismatic Website Promotes Heresy—Mixes Hinduism, New Age and Christianity
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |

Popular Charismatic Website Promotes Heresy—Mixes Hinduism, New Age and Christianity
(By Mike Shreve) For several years, I have received emails from a prophetic resource website that is very popular with charismatics. Usually, two articles a day from that website drop in my inbox. A few days ago (around the beginning of January), one particular article shocked me. The title of the article is “Christ Is All Things.” Though the author does not use far eastern or New Age terminology, he promotes the doctrine of either pantheism (the material universe is an emanation of God / God is all and all is God) or its subtler modification, pantheism (everything contains a spark of divinity / God is in all and all is in God). He claims that this is something Paul upholds in his writings, basing his idea on the CEB (Common English Bible) version of Colossians 3:11, “Christ is all things and in all people.”

The author proposes that the traditional evangelical view of the “born again” experience is wrong (the idea that Jesus comes to live within a person’s heart when He is invited to be Lord and Savior). Instead, he falsely asserts, “Everyone has Christ in them. This would include Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus atheists, and everyone else. No one is separated from Christ at birth. At birth, everyone is born with Christ within them.” He also maintains, “Because creation has been made through Christ, Christ is in all creation, and the whole creation emanates with and reflects Christ. This includes humanity as well.” CONTINUE https://www.charismamag.com/spirit/world-religions/35456-popular-charismatic-website-promotes-heresy-mdash-mixes-hinduism-new-age-and-christianity


Prophetic Word: 2018 Will Be the ‘Year of Death’ in U.S. for False Prophets and Lukewarm Christians
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 |
Prophetic Word: 2018 Will Be the ‘Year of Death’ in U.S. for False Prophets and Lukewarm Christians
Pastor Kent Christmas believed God wanted to him to share a lengthy word of the Lord with his congregation—and video of the prophecy went viral. In the video, he declares it a “year of death” for false prophets and lukewarm Christians, but also promises good developments for God’s followers.
SOURCE https://www.charismanews.com/video/69125-prophetic-word-2018-will-be-the-year-of-death-in-u-s-for-false-prophets-and-lukewarm-christians


Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch
Only days after an accidental slip up in Hawaii, Japanese media outlet NHK has apologized for issuing a false report of a North Korean missile launch Tuesday evening local time. An apology was issued on the Japanese language version of NHK’s website and later shared on its social media platforms. “Around 6:55 pm earlier we reported on the NHK’s news site and NHK’s news disaster prevention application ‘Pattern of North Korean missile launch’ but this was incorrectly issued.
J alert has not appeared. I must sincerely apologize,” the news outlet wrote. The incident comes just four days after a public warning was issued to residents in Hawaii to “seek immediate shelter” from an alleged incoming ballistic missile which had been launched. That alert was issued in error by the Hawaii Civil Defense, which apologized profusely and sparked debate online about US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric regarding his country’s nuclear capabilities and the threat posed by the North Korean regime.
READ MORE https://www.rt.com/news/416067-nuclear-false-alarm-japan/
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Are skirts the next men’s fashion trend?
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Are skirts the next men’s fashion trend?
In an era during which rules seem meant to be broken — and more and more people are calling for gender equality — it should surprise no one that the fashion world is the head cheerleader for change. Case in point: the Fall 2018 Menswear designers presenting a variety of skirts on their runways. A wrap skirt paired with a matching jacket showed up at the Astrid Andersen show in London, as well as a flasher-
worthy trench dress at Alex Mullins, and a a flirty full skirt bounced along at Bobby Abley. Then, Undercover presenting a plethora of pleated maxi skirts in Florence. Designer Jun Takahashi opened with five looks ranging from minimalist monochromatic to grungy, head-to-toe plaid. But the literal showstopper was the finale: a parade of topless men in white maxiskirts. Don’t expect many men to embrace that style — but it’s definitely a talker for our times.
READ MORE https://nypost.com/2018/01/12/are-skirts-the-next-mens-fashion-trend/


God’s Fingerprints? See the Curious Shape of This Key Human Protein
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
God’s Fingerprints? See the Curious Shape of This Key Human Protein
Have you ever wondered if there is evidence of the divine within the biological makeup of our human form? If God really did create us, and if in Christ “all things hold together” as scripture attests, then wouldn’t it be possible for Him to could leave a mark in our very cells to show us He was behind the work of art we call life? Well, that is exactly what evangelist Louie Giglio sought to explore in a timeless clip that recently resurfaced on Facebook. Giglio talks (video below) of meeting a molecular biologist following a preaching event in Texas.
As the two got chatting, the man revealed something absolutely extraordinary to Giglio that links the human body to the glory of God in Christ. “I said I’m on my way back home to Atlanta Georgia. Gonna be preaching the next two Sunday’s,” Giglio recalls telling the biologist. When Louie was asked what he was preaching on, he answered: “The series is on the glory of God and the human body. He says ‘that’s really amazing because I’m a molecular biologist at the University down the road.’” READ MORE http://www.faithwire.com/2018/01/15/gods-fingerprints-see-the-curious-shape-of-this-key-human-protein/


Isaiah’s Prophecy Appears in Sahara as Snow Falls in World’s Hottest Desert
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Isaiah’s Prophecy Appears in Sahara as Snow Falls in World’s Hottest Desert
The people of Ain Sefra were greeted by a strange sight when they woke up last Sunday: 4-12 inches of snow had fallen overnight in the northern Algerian town known as “the Gateway to the Desert”, situated between the Sahara Desert and the Atlas Mountains. This is only the third time in the last 40 years that the Sahara’s dunes have been coated with snow. The Sahara is one of the hottest places on the planet but strangely, it snowed there last year as well.
Before that, it had been 37 years since Ain Sefra’s last snowfall. The Sahara is the largest and hottest desert in the world, covering 3.5 million square miles, an area approximately the size of the continental US. In 1922, a temperature of 136° Fahrenheit, the highest land surface temperature ever recorded, was set in the Sahara at El Azizia, Libya. The prophet Isaiah speaks of deserts blooming repeatedly in his description of the end-of-days.
READ MORE https://www.breakingisraelnews.com/101026/isaiahs-prophecy-appears-sahara-snow-falls-worlds-hottest-desert/#/#LIHkIR1gwLeoqy8L.97

California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
California hospitals face a ‘war zone’ of flu patients — and are setting up tents to treat them
Ana Oktay rushed to the hospital in late December struggling to breathe, with a 102-degree fever and a cough that wouldn’t let up. ​​​​​She expected doctors to tell her she had pneumonia or bronchitis. “They were just like: ‘It’s just influenza A. It’s just what’s going around,’” said Oktay, 49. An influenza A strain known as H3N2 is making people so ill in California that thousands have shown up in recent weeks at hospitals struggling to fight the infection. “I was flat on my back and in bed for 10 days,” said Oktay, who lives in Palms.
“This has been hands down the worst flu I’ve ever dealt with.” The huge numbers of sick people are also straining hospital staff who are confronting what could become California’s worst flu season in a decade. Hospitals across the state are sending away ambulances, flying in nurses from out of state and not letting children visit their loved ones for fear they’ll spread the flu. Others are canceling surgeries and erecting tents in their parking lots so they can triage the hordes of flu patients.
READ MORE http://www.latimes.com/local/lanow/la-me-ln-flu-demand-20180116-htmlstory.html


Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Pentagon Suggests Countering Devastating Cyberattacks With Nuclear Arms
A newly drafted United States nuclear strategy that has been sent to President Trump for approval would permit the use of nuclear weapons to respond to a wide range of devastating but non-nuclear attacks on American infrastructure, including what current and former government officials described as the most crippling kind of cyberattacks. For decades, American presidents have threatened “first use” of nuclear weapons against enemies in only very narrow and limited circumstances, such as in response to the use of biological weapons against the United States.
But the new document is the first to expand that to include attempts to destroy wide-reaching infrastructure, like a country’s power grid or communications, that would be most vulnerable to cyberweapons. The draft document, called the Nuclear Posture Review, was written at the Pentagon and is being reviewed by the White House. Its final release is expected in the coming weeks and represents a new look at the United States’ nuclear strategy. The draft was first published last week by HuffPost.
READ MORE https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/16/us/politics/pentagon-nuclear-review-cyberattack-trump.html


Conservatives Battle Tech Giants Over Censorship
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Conservatives Battle Tech Giants Over Censorship
Social media giants Google, Twitter and YouTube are facing accusations from many high-profile conservatives over alleged censorship. Twitter will face a lawsuit in February filed by Breitbart’s former senior editor Milo Yinnopoulos along with Republican political consultant Roger Stone. In addition to this lawsuit, a Republican congressman is planning on calling a congressional hearing to look into
alleged discrimination against conservatives by Google, YouTube, Twitter, and others. Read on to learn more about this situation: The discrimination Twitter and others are accused of is covert in nature. After all, to come out and say they discriminated against certain people groups who possessed specific beliefs would most certainly be met with some pushback. READ MORE http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1935


Aztecs were wiped out by horror ‘eye-bleeding’ disease that killed 15 million in just 5 years
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Aztecs were wiped out by horror ‘eye-bleeding’ disease that killed 15 million in just 5 years
The Aztecs were wiped out by a horror disease that caused them to bleed from the eyes, mouth and nose, experts have revealed. Scientists say as many as 15 million people – an estimated 80 percent of the population – were killed when an epidemic known as cocoliztli swept Mexico’s Aztec nation in 1545. The word means “pestilence” in the Aztec Nahuatl language. Its cause, however, has been in question for nearly 500 years.
On Monday, scientists swept aside smallpox, measles, mumps, and influenza as likely suspects, fingering a typhoid-like “enteric fever” for which they found DNA evidence on the teeth of long-dead victims, reports news.com.au. Ashild Vagene, of the University of Tuebingen in Germany, said: “The 1545-50 cocoliztli was one of many epidemics to affect Mexico after the arrival of Europeans, but was specifically the second of three epidemics that were most devastating and led to the largest number of human losses.
READ MORE https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/5351735/aztecs-were-wiped-out-by-horror-eye-bleeding-disease-that-killed-15million-in-just-five-years-scientists-reveal/


New Flu Strains Coming! Things Could Get Much Worse!
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 |
New Flu Strains Coming! Things Could Get Much Worse!
The influenza virus that’s sickened millions of Americans this season is already the most widespread outbreak since public health authorities began keeping track more than a dozen years ago. Now, with the threat of more strains emerging, it might get even worse. “Flu is everywhere in the U.S. right now,” said Dan Jernigan, director of the influenza division at the national Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases. “This is the first year we have had the entire continental U.S. be the same color on the graph, meaning there is widespread activity in all of the continental U.S. at this point.”
The most optimistic assumption among government experts is that the season peaked a few weeks ago, marking the apex of what was already an early and severe outbreak. However, such an outlook requires observers to ignore that outpatient doctor visits have continued to climb (albeit more slowly) in the first week of 2018, yielding the most flu cases ever for this time of the year.
READ MORE https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-16/think-flu-season-is-bad-it-might-get-even-worse


Huge asteroid to buzz earth, Previously unseen by NASA
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Huge asteroid to buzz earth, Previously unseen by NASA
NASA is closely monitoring the arrival of a previously unseen asteroid that is set to brush past Earth next week at 12,300 miles per hour. The space rock had been invisible to astronomers until January 5, but scientists quickly calculated the asteroid, named 2018 AJ, will fly past Earth Tuesday, January 23. But NASA admits it is not yet certain of its orbital path. New asteroids are given a condition code of between 0 to 9 based on how certain astronomers are about its course. Zero means they are fairly certain, but 9 is classed as “highly uncertain”.
It is currently believed it will pass at a comfortable 4.6 times the distance from Earth to the Moon. The Moon is 238,000 miles from Earth and this pass, currently estimated at around 1.1 million miles, is considered a cat’s whisker in astronomical terms. NASA considers and monitors anything which comes within six million miles of our planet as a near-earth asteroid. The asteroid is estimated to be between 22 and 68 meters in diameter, meaning it is bigger than a three-story house.
READ MORE https://www.express.co.uk/news/science/905492/Nasa-asteroid-2018-AJ-big-as-a-HOUSE-to-skim-Earth-within-DAYS

Children banned at hospitals as deadly flu continues to spread
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Children banned at hospitals as deadly flu continues to spread
Hospitals are banning children from visiting patients to help stop spreading the aggressive flu that has now killed 20 children and 85 adults in the U.S., according to federal authorities. A news release from Detroit’s Beaumont Health System said they are experiencing high volumes of patients with respiratory viral illnesses, predominantly influenza.
“For the safety of our patients and staff, visitation by children under 13 years of age is limited to extraordinary circumstances, such as severe illness of a parent or sibling, or end-of-life situation.” About 46 states including Michigan are reporting widespread flu outbreaks. The oldest and the youngest are the most vulnerable.
READ MORE https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/01/13/children-banned-from-hospitals-as-deadly-flu-continues-to-spread/23332623/

Amazon plans to put camera and microphone in every Bedroom
Jan 16, 2018 | 0 |
Amazon plans to put camera and microphone in every Bedroom
Amazon wants to put a camera and microphone in your bedroom with the UK launch of its latest Echo home device. The camera on the £119.99 ($129) Echo Spot, which doubles up as a ‘smart alarm’, will probably be facing directly at the user’s bed. The device, which is already available in the US has such sophisticated microphones it can hear people talking from across the room – even if music is playing. However, there remain privacy concerns over using such a device in the home. Amazon devices have previously activated when they’re not wanted meaning this small device could turn into a potential spy.
It is the latest edition to the tech giant’s family of devices and is as usual powered by virtual assistant Alexa. Although the camera on the Echo Spot is primarily used to facilitate video calling, it could be hacked and used for malicious purposes, writes The Verge. Last month a hack by British security researcher Mark Barnes saw 2015 and 2016 versions of the Echo turned into a live microphone.
READ MORE http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5273947/Amazon-s-Echo-Spot-coming-UK-later-month.html


‘Eye-bleeding fever’ strikes second country as fears of pandemic circulate
Jan 16, 2018 | 1 |
‘Eye-bleeding fever’ strikes second country as fears of pandemic circulate
Health officials have confirmed they are facing an outbreak of the “eye-bleeding fever” after four people died of the suspected disease in weeks. Uganda’s health ministry has today finally admitted it is facing the risk of a large-scale explosion of the viral hemorrhagic fever (VHF). VHF causes victims to suffer a burning fever before beginning to bleed from orifices including their eyes, anuses and mouths.
It comes after a girl, nine, was reportedly killed by the infection Uganda, and three people died in neighboring South Sudan of similar symptoms. Uganda health minister Sarah Opendi confirmed emergency response teams are now being deployed to the districts of Nakaseke and Luweero. She also identified the mystery disease, saying tests have revealed the infection is Crimean-Congo Hemorrhagic Fever (CCHF).
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Pastor Dragged, Beaten, Threatened With Death, Told to Renounce Christ for Hindu Monkey God
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Pastor Dragged, Beaten, Threatened With Death, Told to Renounce Christ for Hindu Monkey God
An Indian pastor says he was attacked by Hindu extremists who dragged him out onto the streets, beat him, and threatened to kill him unless he renounced Jesus Christ for a Hindu monkey deity. “In those moments when they were kicking and beating me, I felt that even if I die now, the Lord will make the ministry I leave behind fruitful,” Pastor Karma Oraon told Morning Star News in an article published Monday. “We are just a few gathering in the name of Jesus. He is our strength.” The attack occurred
while in Harmu village of Ranchi District, Jharkhand state, on Christmas Eve, when 16 or so Hindu radicals attacked a prayer meeting the 34-year-old pastor was leading with others. The attackers started shouting “Praise Bajrang Bali,” referring to the monkey god Hanuman. “They forcefully dragged me outside when we were in the middle of meditating on the Word of God,” the pastor explained. “They spewed many words in extreme foul language and beat me on my chest repeatedly.”
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Popular Charismatic Website Promotes Heresy—Mixes Hinduism, New Age and Christianity
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Popular Charismatic Website Promotes Heresy—Mixes Hinduism, New Age and Christianity
(By Mike Shreve) For several years, I have received emails from a prophetic resource website that is very popular with charismatics. Usually, two articles a day from that website drop in my inbox. A few days ago (around the beginning of January), one particular article shocked me. The title of the article is “Christ Is All Things.” Though the author does not use far eastern or New Age terminology, he promotes the doctrine of either pantheism (the material universe is an emanation of God / God is all and all is God) or its subtler modification, pantheism (everything contains a spark of divinity / God is in all and all is in God). He claims that this is something Paul upholds in his writings, basing his idea on the CEB (Common English Bible) version of Colossians 3:11, “Christ is all things and in all people.”

The author proposes that the traditional evangelical view of the “born again” experience is wrong (the idea that Jesus comes to live within a person’s heart when He is invited to be Lord and Savior). Instead, he falsely asserts, “Everyone has Christ in them. This would include Christians, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus atheists, and everyone else. No one is separated from Christ at birth. At birth, everyone is born with Christ within them.” He also maintains, “Because creation has been made through Christ, Christ is in all creation, and the whole creation emanates with and reflects Christ. This includes humanity as well.” CONTINUE https://www.charismamag.com/spirit/world-religions/35456-popular-charismatic-website-promotes-heresy-mdash-mixes-hinduism-new-age-and-christianity


Prophetic Word: 2018 Will Be the ‘Year of Death’ in U.S. for False Prophets and Lukewarm Christians
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Prophetic Word: 2018 Will Be the ‘Year of Death’ in U.S. for False Prophets and Lukewarm Christians
Pastor Kent Christmas believed God wanted to him to share a lengthy word of the Lord with his congregation—and video of the prophecy went viral. In the video, he declares it a “year of death” for false prophets and lukewarm Christians, but also promises good developments for God’s followers.
SOURCE https://www.charismanews.com/video/69125-prophetic-word-2018-will-be-the-year-of-death-in-u-s-for-false-prophets-and-lukewarm-christians


Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch
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Japan public broadcaster falsely reports N. Korean missile launch
Only days after an accidental slip up in Hawaii, Japanese media outlet NHK has apologized for issuing a false report of a North Korean missile launch Tuesday evening local time. An apology was issued on the Japanese language version of NHK’s website and later shared on its social media platforms. “Around 6:55 pm earlier we reported on the NHK’s news site and NHK’s news disaster prevention application ‘Pattern of North Korean missile launch’ but this was incorrectly issued.
J alert has not appeared. I must sincerely apologize,” the news outlet wrote. The incident comes just four days after a public warning was issued to residents in Hawaii to “seek immediate shelter” from an alleged incoming ballistic missile which had been launched. That alert was issued in error by the Hawaii Civil Defense, which apologized profusely and sparked debate online about US President Donald Trump’s rhetoric regarding his country’s nuclear capabilities and the threat posed by the North Korean regime.
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FRANKLIN GRAHAM: 'WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU HAD 20 MINUTES TO LIVE?'
Evangelist uses Hawaii nuke scare to spark life-changing conversation about eternity
Published: 12 hours ago
Evangelist Franklin Graham
Evangelist Franklin Graham is using Hawaii’s horrifying nuclear scare to ignite a meaningful conversation with Americans about eternity, asking: “What would you do if you only had 20 minutes to live?”

As many news agencies reported Saturday, a Hawaii state official issued a false warning about an incoming ballistic missile. The alert scared Hawaiians for a full 38 minutes before the state issued a correction.

Thousands of Hawaii residents and tourists panicked and took cover. Children were seen entering manholes. Cars ripped through streets at eye-popping speeds. Stores closed their doors to people desperately seeking shelter. One man suffered a massive heart attack.

Fortunately, the missile alert was a false alarm.

But a terrorizing experience like that tends to get people thinking – about priorities, about life, even about eternal salvation.

What do YOU think? What would you do if you had 20 minutes to live? Sound off in today’s WND poll

And Graham attempted to do just that in a thought-provoking Facebook post on Jan. 14.

“A friend of mine in Hawaii said he ran to the window to see everyone running off the golf course, and then he sat in front of the television,” said Graham, who is CEO of both the Samaritan’s Purse worldwide ministry and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. “I read about another man who got in the bathtub with his family and prayed.”

But after several minutes, the people in Hawaii learned it was a false alarm.
“What would you do if you only had 20 minutes to live?” Graham asked.
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MEET THE REAL WALTER CRONKITE
'I'm glad to sit here at the right hand of Satan,' newsman proclaimed promoting global government
Published: 11 hours ago
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Editor’s note: With the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, WND takes a fresh look at the way CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite’s famous 1968 editorial altered U.S. public opinion about the war – a broadcast that was untrue, turning a monumental defeat for the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces into a propaganda victory. This is the last of a three-part series. See Part 1: ‘Lost’ Cronkite broadcast reveals 180-degree war flip and Part 2: Cronkite admitted blowing it on his famous commentary
By WND staff
WASHINGTON – It was an unlikely road Walter Cronkite traversed on his way to becoming “the most trusted man in America,” positioning him to be the first TV anchor in America to declare a U.S. war over.

The story was told publicly in the July 10, 2000, edition of the Nation, a Marxist-oriented journal, in a report on the death of Blair Clark, who served as editor of the Nation from 1976 through 1978: “Whether it was calling on Philip Roth to recommend a Nation literary editor or persuading CBS News president Richard Salant to make Walter Cronkite anchor of CBS Evening News, Blair had a gift for the recognition and recruitment of excellence.”

Clark was not only the editor of the Nation, he was also heir to the Clark thread fortune, a Harvard classmate and friend of John F. Kennedy, a buddy of Washington Post Editor Ben Bradlee and the manager of Eugene McCarthy’s 1968 campaign for the Democratic Party presidential nomination.
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WEDDING PROGRAMS TURN INTO DEVILISH MESSAGE
'Satan entices your flesh with evil desires'
Published: 11 hours ago
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Two homosexuals are suing Vistaprint after they ordered wedding programs for their recent ceremony – and instead opened the package on the eve of the event to discover pamphlets that warned “Satan entices your flesh with evil desires.”

Divine message or shipping flub?

The New York Post described how the two were horrified.
“Rather than send plaintiffs the custom wedding programs they had purchased, Vistaprint instead sent plaintiffs literature with hateful, discriminatory and anti-gay messages equating their relationship to Satan’s temptation,” the Post quoted from the lawsuit.
The men, Stephen Heasley and Andrew Borg, said they are suing to “hold Vistaprint accountable for the harm they have caused … and to send the message that there will be consequences for acts of hate perpetrated against others.”
They reportedly got married in Pennsylvania a few months ago.
The report said the two ordered blue and gold programs, a quantity of 100 for $79.49. They had chosen to have printed the lyrics to “Treasure” by Above and Beyond.
They opened the package, however, to find “approximately 80 copies of a discriminatory pamphlet entitled: ‘Understanding Temptation: Fight the good fight of the faith.'”
“They were horrified,” the report stated.
The documents were “plainly sent to threaten and attack Mr. Heasely and Mr. Borg because they are gay” and warned “Satan entices your flesh with evil desires,” the complaint states.
The duo claim they were “emotionally devastated by Vistaprint’s intimidating and discriminatory conduct.”
Lawyer Michael J. Willemin told the Post, “This case presents a particularly egregious example of a company refusing to provide equal services to members of the LBGTQ community.”
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TWITTER TEAM CONFIRMS: WE LOOK AT YOUR SEX SECRETS
'Everything you send is stored on my server'
Published: 1 day ago
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Editor’s note: This story contains language and imagery in quotes and videos that some readers will find offensive.
Team members at the social media company Twitter have confirmed, in undercover videos, that they’re paid to look at sexual content, including “d–k pics.”
Moreover, they retain all of the tweets that are sent by users.
“Everything you send is stored on my server … you can’t [delete it], it’s already on my server,” one Twitter worker testified in an undercover video released Monday by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.
It’s the third video so far in a series by O’Keefe.
In the second, Twitter workers confirm they have ways to ban users of the social media platform without even letting them know.
The first video revealed Twitter employees expressing their willingness to use their access to President Trump’s account to bring down the nation’s commander in chief.
Employee Clay Haynes, who has worked at the company since 2016 according to his LinkedIn profile, spoke to an undercover journalist and said the company would be “more than happy to help the DOJ with their little investigation.”
Haynes, a self-declared “bleeding-heart liberal,” also outlined specific ways the company could help take down the president, including providing every single tweet Trump has made, even those that have been deleted, as well as any direct messages.
Direct messages are usually regarded as private.
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Haynes openly declared his desire to end the Trump administration.
“He’s dangerous, I don’t like him and he’s a terrible human being and I want to get rid of him,” Haynes states in the video.
Haynes also appears in the third video, which is here:
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TWITTER TEAM CONFIRMS: WE LOOK AT YOUR SEX SECRETS
'Everything you send is stored on my server'
Published: 1 day ago
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Editor’s note: This story contains language and imagery in quotes and videos that some readers will find offensive.
Team members at the social media company Twitter have confirmed, in undercover videos, that they’re paid to look at sexual content, including “d–k pics.”
Moreover, they retain all of the tweets that are sent by users.
“Everything you send is stored on my server … you can’t [delete it], it’s already on my server,” one Twitter worker testified in an undercover video released Monday by James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas.
It’s the third video so far in a series by O’Keefe.
In the second, Twitter workers confirm they have ways to ban users of the social media platform without even letting them know.
The first video revealed Twitter employees expressing their willingness to use their access to President Trump’s account to bring down the nation’s commander in chief.
Employee Clay Haynes, who has worked at the company since 2016 according to his LinkedIn profile, spoke to an undercover journalist and said the company would be “more than happy to help the DOJ with their little investigation.”
Haynes, a self-declared “bleeding-heart liberal,” also outlined specific ways the company could help take down the president, including providing every single tweet Trump has made, even those that have been deleted, as well as any direct messages.
Direct messages are usually regarded as private.
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GOP SENATOR WON'T RULE OUT RUN AGAINST TRUMP IN 2020
'I think he'll likely have a challenge in the Republican Party'
Published: 1 day ago
Sen. Jeff Flake
Republican Sen. Jeff Flake – who has compared President Trump to a communist dictator who starved, imprisoned and murdered as many as 20 million people – says he fully expects Trump to face a Republican challenger in 2020, and his statements are causing some to suspect the challenger could be Flake himself.
MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt asked Flake during a Sunday broadcast if he believes Republicans have a “moral obligation or duty” to challenge Trump for the party’s nomination in 2020.
“I don’t want to put it that way, but I think he will have a challenge,” responded the Arizona senator, who announced earlier that he will not seek re-election to the Senate. “He’ll certainly have a challenge from somebody as an independent. But I think he’ll likely have a challenge in the Republican Party as well.
“I am not the only one — the only Republican who is saying, ‘You know, I’m not sure this is my party. We used to stand for limited government and free trade, free enterprise and not this kind of nationalist, protectionist kind of party.”
Asked if he’d consider throwing his own hat into the ring in 2020, Flake said: “I won’t rule it out. It’s not in my plans. But I’m not ruling it out. I don’t think anybody should.”
Watch Flake’s comments:
Just weeks ago, Flake told ABC News that Trump is “inviting” a challenger in 2020.
Flake is scheduled to give a speech Wednesday on the Senate floor in which he is expected to compare President Trump to communist dictator Josef Stalin. Wednesday is the same day Trump plans to celebrate the “most corrupt & biased of the Mainstream Media” by giving out “Fake News Awards.”
The following is an excerpt of Flake’s upcoming speech released by his office:
“The enemy of the people” was what the president of the United State called the free press in 2017.
Mr. President, it is a testament to the condition of our democracy that our own president uses words infamously spoken by Joseph Stalin to describe his enemies. It bears noting that so fraight with malice was the phrase “enemy of the people” that even Nikita Khrushchev forbad[e] its use, telling the Soviet Communist Party that the phrase had been introduced by Stalin for the purpose of “annihilating such individuals” who disagree with the supreme leader. …
This alone should be a source of great shame for us in this body, especially for those of us in the president’s party. For they are shameful, repulsive statements. And, of course, the president has it precisely backward – despotism is the enemy of the people. The free press is the despot’s enemy, which makes the free press the guardian of democracy. When a figure in power reflexively calls any press that doesn’t suit him “fake news,” it is that person who should be the figure of suspicion, not the press.
In February 2017, President Trump had specifically called out a select group of news organizations as “fake news” and said the group is “the enemy of the American People.”
Trump tweeted, “The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!”
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50TH ANNIVERSARY OF TET OFFENSIVE
CRONKITE ADMITTED BLOWING IT ON HIS FAMOUS COMMENTARY
'This did not dictate an apology on my part for following the precepts of responsible journalism'
Published: 19 hours ag
Editor’s note: With the 50th anniversary of the Tet Offensive in Vietnam, WND takes a fresh look at the way CBS News anchorman Walter Cronkite’s famous 1968 editorial altered U.S. public opinion about the war – a broadcast that was untrue, turning a monumental defeat for the North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces into a propaganda victory. This is the second of a three-part series. Read Part 1: ‘Lost’ Cronkite broadcast reveals 180-degree war flip
By WND Staff
WASHINGTON – Decades after Walter Cronkite delivered his famous editorial in 1968 after the Tet Offensive, he admitted that he got the story wrong.
WND has obtained a copy of a letter written by Cronkite to an irate veteran who took issue with his claim that the U.S. and South Vietnamese forces did not rout the Communist enemy.
In the fall of 2000, 32 years after Tet, Cronkite was still writing letters to veterans outraged at how his Feb. 27, 1968, personal editorial comments about the war actually became a kind of self-fulfilling prophecy of how the conflict would end – in stalemate.
One of those letters, dated Sept. 6, was directed to veteran activist Ed Moffitt, then of New York, who had taken Cronkite to task for admitting in his book, “A Reporter’s Life,” that CBS “tried to keep our reports impartial but personally I tilted largely toward the dissidents.”
The last two paragraphs of the personalized letter from Cronkite specifically reference his famous Tet broadcast and reveal that Cronkite had, once again, changed his mind about the military outcome of that offensive.
“Regarding the Tet broadcast,” Cronkite wrote, “I made clear that my closing comments were a personal opinion and that the previous hour-long broadcast was as unbiased as we could make it.”
He continued: “I recognized sometime after the fact that the North Vietnamese had suffered a military defeat, but this did not dictate an apology on my part for following the precepts of responsible journalism in reporting the situation as I saw it at the time.”
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LAWSUIT PUTS BULL'S-EYE ON MUELLER'S COMMUNICATIONS
Veteran lawyer won't rest until there's 'honest and ethical special counsel and staff'
Published: 22 hours ago
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Then-FBI Director Robert Mueller in the White House in 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

A veteran Washington courtroom fighter, Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, confirmed Monday he has filed a lawsuit that puts special counsel Robert Mueller’s communications with the media in a bull’s-eye.

“Robert Mueller and his staff, who are alleged to have illegally leaked grand jury information to damage the president, his family and associates, have thus far been untouched by the inept and inert Justice Department, run by Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who appears afraid that he himself may be indicted by Mueller for alleged Russian collusion and obstruction of justice,” Klayman said.
“Freedom Watch is not afraid and is doing the job of my former alma mater, which has regrettably become the ‘Department of Prosecutorial Misconduct and Injustice.’ I will not rest until Robert Mueller and his partisan leftist prosecutors are removed and replaced with an honest and ethical special counsel and staff, who will not abuse their authority for political purposes, but instead expeditiously conduct and conclude this Russian collusion investigation on the merits before more harm is done to the nation.”
His lawsuit, filed in federal court in Washington, is against Mueller, the DOJ and the FBI.
The action seeks a court order stating the defendants “have failed to make bona fide, good faith determinations about whether they will comply with Freedom Watch’s request” for information.
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Nor have defendants produced any records responsive to Freedom Watch’s request, indicated when any responsive record will be produced, or demonstrated that specific responsive records are exempt, he said.
Klayman had asked for “any and all documents and records … that refer or relate with regard to communications to and from the media, domestic and foreign, concerning the activities of Special Counsel Robert Mueller and/or his staff as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation, concerning the investigation of alleged Russian collusion and related matters concerning the Trump presidential campaign and the Trump transition team with the print, Internet, social media and radio and television networks.”
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NATIONAL-ANTHEM STATUE TRASHED IN BALTIMORE
'Maybe defacing city property isn't the most productive way'
Published: 3 hours ago
Even statues of children are no longer safe from anti-American vandals.
A bronze statue depicting two children honoring the national anthem in Patterson Park in Baltimore was defaced Monday with red paint. The words “Racist Anthem” were painted in front of it.
The plaque on the statue read: “To commemorate the centennial of the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner, the pupils of the public schools of Baltimore have erected this memorial upon Hampstead Hill where in September, 1814, the citizen soldiers of Maryland stood ready to sacrifice their lives in defense of their homes and their country.”
It was paid for by pennies from public school students more than a century ago. A nearby cannon was also defaced.
Baltimore and its public schools has changed a great deal in the century since.
Despite massive funding, the city’s public schools are turning out students that do not even qualify as literate. A recent investigation of six Baltimore schools found not a single student passed the state’s proficiency test in the subjects of math and English.
The changing face of Baltimore is also reflected in its recent campaign to tear down statues that the city government believes reflects “racism” or “white supremacy.”
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The Original Sin
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The Original Sin
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(By Jeff Roberts) The difference between looking at a subject in Hebrew or modern day English should be the same as most Christians will say that the Bible will not be changed. Where do Christians get that idea from? Well the answer is a misquote from Matthew 5:18 “For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. This is quite interesting considering the Greek word used for law is “nomos”. What law is Matthew discussing? The Mosaic Law.

If you ask a Christian why do we live in such a fallen state? They will tell you because Adam and Eve sinned. When asked what the sin was these people will claim that they disobeyed YHWH. Is that really all that happened? If you asked a Jew they will tell you what happened in the Garden, what happened in Genesis 6 and what really occurred at the Tower of Babel.

Genesis 3:1 starts off telling us that “Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. א וְהַנָּחָשׁ, הָיָה עָרוּם, מִכֹּל חַיַּת הַשָּׂדֶה, אֲשֶׁר עָשָׂה יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים; וַיֹּאמֶר, אֶל-הָאִשָּׁה, אַף כִּי-אָמַר אֱלֹהִים, לֹא תֹאכְלוּ מִכֹּל עֵץ הַגָּן. The serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field. Let’s look at the word for subtle. It’s H6175 which can mean subtle or shrew but the root of the word is arom which means very cunning or crafty. The term beast is not referring to wildlife or animals. It’s referring to anything living as its root word means life. Here is the most important part. What was Eve deceived by? A serpent? Serpents do not talk. That being said every Hebrew verse has four meanings.

When someone tricks us or deceives us what do we call them? A Snake. This term was never meant to be taken literally. The word for serpent is H5175 “Nachash” but has other meanings as well. Genesis 3, Isaiah 14, and Ezekiel 28 seemingly involve Satan, a Nachash, or some type of angelic or spiritual entity. The Hebrew root is the basis for noun, verb and adjective. The verb form means to practice divination, deceive or sorcery. The noun form means the diviner, deceiver or sorcerer. The adjective means bronze or brazen or bright shine. In the noun for it would mean the shining one or illuminated one. This is normal in Hebrew to address divine being in scripture.

So when the “Serpent” speaks to Eve he is obviously in close proximity and also apart of YHWH’s Divine Counsel and living with YHWH in Eden. It is a divine being associated with the Divine Council who freely chose to oppose God’s plan for humanity by prompting the humans to disobey God so they would either be killed or removed from God’s council and family. Genesis 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent: ‘because thou hast done this, cursed art thou from among all cattle, and from among all beasts of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life. Now YHWH could be referring to Sheol but Satan is not in Sheol as he is the Prince of the Power of the Air. Nor does the serpent need to eat dust to sustain life. YHWH is simply saying that he is the lowest of the low and eventually spend eternity in the bottomless pit.

So what really happened? Eve was commanded by God to not to eat or touch the fruit that was in the midst of the garden. The Serpent’s response is paramount to understanding the story. He said that you will not surely die BUT that God knows that if you eat of the tree then your eyes will be open and you will know all good and evil and be as gods. The Hebrew word eyes is “Ayin”. This is referring to spiritual sight. The same symbol of the all-seeing-eye is about obtaining spiritual knowledge. The Hebrew word for know is “Yada”. It might be worth noting that word means to know someone intimately as well. So not only did Adam and Eve disobey Gods commandments they wanted to be just like God or be equal to him. When the Messiah died on the cross he said “it is finished”. What was he referring to? The name for Jesus in Hebrew also means “The Hand That Destroys The Establishment of The Eye.
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‘Destiny Readings’? ‘Expert Seers’?: Australian Group ‘Christalignment’ Drawing Concerns Over New Age Practices in the Name of God
Jan 15, 2018 | 1 |
‘Destiny Readings’? ‘Expert Seers’?: Australian Group ‘Christalignment’ Drawing Concerns Over New Age Practices in the Name of God
An Australian group that identifies itself as “Christalignment” is drawing concerns over practices that have been deemed New Age and occultic, including its use of “expert seers,” who provide “destiny readings,” dream interpretations and “energy impartation”—all in the name of God and evangelism. Christalignment is run by Ken and Jen Hodge, who are the parents of Ben Fitzgerald, a listed missionary with Bethel Church of Redding, California. According to the Christalignment website, Jen Hodge is characterized as a “seer [who] specializes in healing from negative energies/cleansing.”
“The Christalignment team, based in Melbourne, Australia, are trained spiritual consultants, gifted in various modalities. We practice a form of supernatural healing that flows from the universal presence of the Christ,” the site reads. “We draw from the same divine energy of the Christ spirit, as ancient followers did and operate only out of the third heaven realm to gain insight and revelation.” It outlines that its team members are trained in “destiny reading, Presence therapy, trauma recovery, entity cleansing, relationship alignment and physical healing using divine energy,” and also offer dream interpretations and “encounters coming from the third heaven realm.”
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The Original Sin
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The Original Sin
ATTENTION: The following does not necessarily reflect the opinions or views of ETH

(By Jeff Roberts) The difference between looking at a subject in Hebrew or modern day English should be the same as most Christians will say that the Bible will not be changed. Where do Christians get that idea from? Well the answer is a misquote from Matthew 5:18 “For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled. This is quite interesting considering the Greek word used for law is “nomos”. What law is Matthew discussing? The Mosaic Law.

If you ask a Christian why do we live in such a fallen state? They will tell you because Adam and Eve sinned. When asked what the sin was these people will claim that they disobeyed YHWH. Is that really all that happened? If you asked a Jew they will tell you what happened in the Garden, what happened in Genesis 6 and what really occurred at the Tower of Babel.

Genesis 3:1 starts off telling us that “Now the serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field which the Lord God had made. א וְהַנָּחָשׁ, הָיָה עָרוּם, מִכֹּל חַיַּת הַשָּׂדֶה, אֲשֶׁר עָשָׂה יְהוָה אֱלֹהִים; וַיֹּאמֶר, אֶל-הָאִשָּׁה, אַף כִּי-אָמַר אֱלֹהִים, לֹא תֹאכְלוּ מִכֹּל עֵץ הַגָּן. The serpent was more subtle than any beast of the field. Let’s look at the word for subtle. It’s H6175 which can mean subtle or shrew but the root of the word is arom which means very cunning or crafty. The term beast is not referring to wildlife or animals. It’s referring to anything living as its root word means life. Here is the most important part. What was Eve deceived by? A serpent? Serpents do not talk. That being said every Hebrew verse has four meanings.

When someone tricks us or deceives us what do we call them? A Snake. This term was never meant to be taken literally. The word for serpent is H5175 “Nachash” but has other meanings as well. Genesis 3, Isaiah 14, and Ezekiel 28 seemingly involve Satan, a Nachash, or some type of angelic or spiritual entity. The Hebrew root is the basis for noun, verb and adjective. The verb form means to practice divination, deceive or sorcery. The noun form means the diviner, deceiver or sorcerer. The adjective means bronze or brazen or bright shine. In the noun for it would mean the shining one or illuminated one. This is normal in Hebrew to address divine being in scripture.

So when the “Serpent” speaks to Eve he is obviously in close proximity and also apart of YHWH’s Divine Counsel and living with YHWH in Eden. It is a divine being associated with the Divine Council who freely chose to oppose God’s plan for humanity by prompting the humans to disobey God so they would either be killed or removed from God’s council and family. Genesis 3:14 And the LORD God said unto the serpent: ‘because thou hast done this, cursed art thou from among all cattle, and from among all beasts of the field; upon thy belly shalt thou go, and dust shalt thou eat all the days of thy life. Now YHWH could be referring to Sheol but Satan is not in Sheol as he is the Prince of the Power of the Air. Nor does the serpent need to eat dust to sustain life. YHWH is simply saying that he is the lowest of the low and eventually spend eternity in the bottomless pit.

So what really happened? Eve was commanded by God to not to eat or touch the fruit that was in the midst of the garden. The Serpent’s response is paramount to understanding the story. He said that you will not surely die BUT that God knows that if you eat of the tree then your eyes will be open and you will know all good and evil and be as gods. The Hebrew word eyes is “Ayin”. This is referring to spiritual sight. The same symbol of the all-seeing-eye is about obtaining spiritual knowledge. The Hebrew word for know is “Yada”. It might be worth noting that word means to know someone intimately as well. So not only did Adam and Eve disobey Gods commandments they wanted to be just like God or be equal to him. When the Messiah died on the cross he said “it is finished”. What was he referring to? The name for Jesus in Hebrew also means “The Hand That Destroys The Establishment of The Eye.
TO BE CONTINUED http://endtimeheadlines.org/2018/01/the-original-sin/


HOUSE DIVIDED: President Donald Trump’s Evangelical Council Divided Over ‘S***hole’ Comments
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
HOUSE DIVIDED: President Donald Trump’s Evangelical Council Divided Over ‘S***hole’ Comments
Megachurch pastor Jentezen Franklin who leads the Free Chapel Church and serves as a member of President Donald Trump’s evangelical advisory council condemned on Sunday recent comments allegedly made by the president and branded as racist in which he called Haiti, El Salvador and nations in Africa “s***hole countries.” “I don’t agree with what the president said this week. It was wrong what he said. I say that respectfully.
There are no nations that are trash and I’m putting it kind what he said. There are no people in those nations that are worthless and trash,” Franklin said as his congregation applauded near the end of his sermon. Sources first reported by The Washington Post alleged that at a meeting in the Oval Office discussing protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and Africa last Thursday, Trump asked: “Why are we having all these people from s***hole countries come here?”
READ MORE https://www.christianpost.com/news/president-donald-trump-evangelical-council-divided-shole-comments-213819/

How prayer and fasting can reult in Mercy triumphing Judgment!
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
How prayer and fasting can reult in Mercy triumphing Judgment!
(By Ricky Scaparo) In this message, we will continue our series on Prayer and Fasting and will reveal to you how a season of Prayer and Fasting can actually release the Mercy of God to cancel Judgement and cause the Lord to relent from bringing destruction to a Nation or an individual. For the entire message, watch the video below:
How prayer and fasting can reult in Mercy triumphing Judgment!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=9ZLOOkdE3OI


Chinese Christians Must Choose To Worship The State Or Jesus
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Chinese Christians Must Choose To Worship The State Or Jesus
Many Christians in the United States and around the world feel free to put up Christian symbols, such as crosses, scripture passages, and pictures of Jesus, inside and outside their homes. Christians in Southeastern China, however, were recently told by state officials to take down these images and symbols. Instead, they were given posters of President Xi Jinping to display. Most of them complied since, in impoverished rural areas, they feared the loss of government support.
In another incident in 2015, over 1,200 crosses were torn down from church buildings in Zhejiang Province and hundreds of house church leaders were arrested. “Many rural people are ignorant,” said one official. “They think God is their Savior.” The Communist Party prefers that people look to the state for help. It appears that the Communist Party in China is gearing up to crack down on Christians who are independent of the state-sanctioned church. Since the majority of Chinese Christians operate in underground “house churches” outside of government control, officials are concerned that these groups could create negative views of the Party.
READ MORE http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1923


When Your Holy Fire Grows Dim
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When Your Holy Fire Grows Dim
(By Becky Dvorak) Has your flame for God gone out? Are you a Christian in name only? Do you say one thing about your walk with God, but do another? Will your example lead others to a living relationship with Jesus? What will it take for you to get right with God again? These are some tough questions, but we must examine our own hearts and repent from a lukewarm attitude towards our Savior. Let’s ask ourselves the first question, “Has my flame for God gone out?” If so, why has it gone out? Usually it is because of sin issues, and sin issues come in all shapes and sizes. But no matter the shape and size of the sin, without repentance it just produces more sin, and sin separates us from God.
“But your iniquities have made a separation between you and your God, and your sins have hidden His face from you so that He will not hear” (Isa. 59:2). Are you a Christian in name only? Unfortunately, many people are. I remember years ago, we were hosting a particular team from a church in the States. And I had asked the team members to share how they came to Christ. We were listening to these wonderful God-encounters that led to the salvation of these people until we came to one of the co-leaders of the team. And this person shared in front of everyone that her salvation was a private matter. We all knew immediately what that meant. This person who was asked to be an assistant team leader was not a true believer, but in name only. READ MORE https://charismamag.com/life/women/35435-when-your-holy-fire-grows-dim


More Than 100 Dead as Flu Rapidly Approaches the Worst It’s Been in a Half-Century
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
More Than 100 Dead as Flu Rapidly Approaches the Worst It’s Been in a Half-Century
(By Michael Snyder) This flu season is already off to a record-setting beginning, and many believe that it could ultimately be the worst that we have seen in decades. In fact, it has been reported that if we stay on this current pace that this could truly be the worst flu season in more than 50 years. As you will see below, the CDC is reporting widespread flu activity from coast to coast, and the death toll has already crossed 100. Here in the United States, flu season usually begins in October and ends in May, and so we still have a long way to go before it is over. Normally the mainstream media tries very hard to keep the public calm about these things, but even The Washington Post admits that we are having “a terrible, horrible, no good,
very bad flu season”… The nation is having a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad flu season. Flu is widespread in 46 states, according to reports to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nationally, as of mid-December, at least 106 people had died of the infectious disease. Usually, a flu outbreak is centered in one portion of the country, but this one is different. According to the CDC, this outbreak is affecting the entire nation, and the number of cases climbed another 5.8 percent within the past week… “Flu is everywhere in the US right now,” said Dr. Dan Jernigan, director of the CDC’s influenza branch. “This is the first year we’ve had the entire continental U.S. at the same level (of flu activity) at the same time.”
READ MORE https://www.charismanews.com/culture/69116-more-than-100-dead-as-flu-rapidly-approaches-the-worst-it-s-been-in-a-half-century

Pope Warns That We’re At the “Very Limit of Nuclear War”
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Pope Warns That We’re At the “Very Limit of Nuclear War”
Pope Francis said on Monday he was really afraid about the danger of nuclear war and that the world now stood at “the very limit.” His comment, made as he flew off for a visit to Chile and Peru, came after Hawaii issued a false missile alert that provoked panic in the U.S. state and highlighted the risk of possible unintended nuclear war with North Korea.
Asked if he was worried about the possibility of nuclear war, Pope Francis said: “I think we are at the very limit. I am really afraid of this. One accident is enough to precipitate things.” He did not mention Hawaii or North Korea. Pope Francis has often flagged the danger of nuclear warfare and in November he appeared to harden the Catholic Church’s teaching against nuclear weapons, saying countries should not stockpile them even for the purpose of deterrence.
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Your Soul and Not All The Glittering Goods in the World Are What Matter to God in the End
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Your Soul and Not All The Glittering Goods in the World Are What Matter to God in the End
(By Irenie How) Today is Monday. Today I am in Singapore. Today I didn’t know what to do with myself, so I took the train to Orchard Road after a steamed bun breakfast on the 14th floor of an HDB apartment block. I only got lost a couple of times. The sights that greeted me once there were rather unfamiliar to my small-town eyes. Dolce & Gabbana, Prada, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Rolex, Michael Kors and more—branded
labels galore. Outside, high-rise lined footpaths seemed to flow like water with the people streaming down them. Inside was not much different, pavement giving way to tiles and lights and endless escalators. The glittering shop fronts promised delights and rewards, fulfillment for those game enough to venture inside and spend their money: a fair exchange of cash for goods on the surface. It got me wondering if that was really it, if we shop just because we need stuff.
READ MORE https://www.christianpost.com/voice/your-soul-and-not-all-the-glittering-goods-in-the-world-are-what-matter-to-god-in-the-end.html


Alabama Declares State Of Emergency Over Flu Epidemic As Death Toll Rises
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Alabama Declares State Of Emergency Over Flu Epidemic As Death Toll Rises
Citing a strain on “overwhelmed” health resources, Governor Kay Ivey declared an official State of Emergency in Alabama on Thursday due to the rapidly spreading flu epidemic. WHEREAS the State Health Officer has reported that an outbreak of the influenza virus has occurred in the State of Alabama; and WHEREAS this outbreak poses a high probability of widespread exposure to an infectious agent that poses significant risk of substantial harm to a large number of people in the affected population; and WHEREAS the health care facilities and personnel of the State are overwhelmed by the number of ill
patients and taxed to such an extent that care of patients may now no longer be provided in the traditional, normal, and customary manner nor is the utilization of traditional, normal, and customary standards of care possible. NOW, THEREFORE, I, Kay Ivey, Governor of the State of Alabama, pursuant to relevant provisions of the Alabama Emergency Management Act of 1955, section 31-9-1 et seq., Code of Alabama (1975), on the recommendation of the State Health Officer, do hereby declare that a State Public Health Emergency exists in the State of Alabama. I direct the appropriate state agencies to exercise their statutory and regulatory authority to assist the communities and entities affected.
READ MORE https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-13/alabama-declares-state-emergency-over-flu-epidemic-death-toll-rises

Two Quakes (M4.0, M4.3) strike northern Vancouver Island within 10 minutes along the Cascadia subduction zone
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Two Quakes (M4.0, M4.3) strike northern Vancouver Island within 10 minutes along the Cascadia subduction zone
Two shallow earthquakes have struck off the northern coast of Vancouver Island within 10 minutes on January 14, 2017. The first tremor (M4.0) occurred at 10:54 a.m. About 10 minutes later, a 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck in the same area. The epicenter for both quakes was 159 kilometers west of Port Hardy, at a depth of 10 kilometers. Seismologists do not expect it to have been felt on the Island.
The Cascadia Subduction Zone is a very active region. It’s a part of the plate margin, the region between the Pacific plate and North American plate where we see hundreds of earthquakes each year. The earthquake waves tend to lose quite a bit of energy as they travel from the oceanic plates onto the continental plate, onto Vancouver Island.
READ MORE http://strangesounds.org/2018/01/two-earthquakes-vancouver-island-cascadia-fault-zone-maps.html


Are Thousands of People Really Converting to ‘Jediisim?’
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Are Thousands of People Really Converting to ‘Jediisim?’
Star Wars is a work of intergalactic science fiction – and a brilliant one at that. So, it will come as no surprise to you that “Jedi’s” do not actually exist. But that isn’t stopping thousands of people from entering into a religion based on some of the central characters of the movie franchise. “Jediism” came to the public’s attention back in 2001 when a number of people recorded their religion as “Jedi” on national censuses.
Now, these Jedi fanatics have established their own “temple” that seeks to disciple followers and, by all accounts, appears to take itself seriously as a world religion. Interestingly, Temple of the Jedi Order states on its website that it is distinctly different to the Jediism featured in the Star Wars movies: “We are a Jedi church and international ministry of the religion Jediism and the Jedi way of life. Jedi at this site are not the same as those portrayed within the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars Jedi are fictional characters that exist within a literary and cinematic universe.”
READ MORE http://www.faithwire.com/2018/01/10/are-thousands-of-people-really-converting-to-jediisim-politician-warns-of-spiritual-void/


Media Continues To Ignore Worldwide Christian Persecution
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Media Continues To Ignore Worldwide Christian Persecution
While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for the religion in recent years. A new report by the Christian charity group Open Doors has found that most of Israel’s neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, are among the world’s most dangerous places for Christians. Susan Michael, U.S. director for the International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ), told JNS that “Islamic extremism originated in the Middle East
and is the main cause of persecution of Christians in the world today. It is a dangerous and violent ideology that must be stopped.” Egypt’s embattled Christian minority, which comprises roughly 10 percent of the country’s population and stands as the largest Christian community in the region, has been the frequent target of Islamic terrorism. Coptic churches in Alexandria and Tanta were struck by suicide bombers last April, killing 45 people on Palm Sunday. Last December, at least eight Christians were killed in a terror attack on a Coptic church south of Cairo.
CONTINUE http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1931


15 injured in knife rampage at Russian school
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
15 injured in knife rampage at Russian school
At least 14 students and a teacher were injured in a knife rampage at a school in the Russian city of Perm. The teenagers who started the assault may have been inspired by the Columbine High School massacre, according to reports. It all started Monday morning when a knife fight broke out between an 11th grader and a former student “on the grounds of personal enmity,” local investigators told RT. The brawl then spilled into a classroom of fourth-grade students.
The teacher and children tried to separate the two, sustaining injuries as a result. That account is challenged by the students, however, who say there was no fight. They say the two teenagers entered a classroom and went directly to the teacher to stab her before attacking other children in the classroom. This echoes an initial report by the mayor’s office, which said the school had been attacked by masked assailants.
READ MORE http://endtimeheadlines.org/2018/01/15-injured-in-knife-rampage-at-russian-school/


DEVELOPING: 12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
DEVELOPING: 12,000 flee as lava oozes from Philippine volcano
Thousands fled from their homes as lava oozed out of a rumbling Philippine volcano on Monday in what volcanologists described as a “quiet eruption”, warning it could lead to a hazardous explosion within days. Lava was slowly flowing out of the Mayon volcano’s crater along with a spectacular 1,000-metre (3,280-foot) ash plume rising into the sky, the nation’s volcanology institute said. More than 12,000 people have been ordered to leave a seven-kilometer (four-mile) danger zone around the crater, as officials warned them of potentially destructive mudflows and toxic clouds.
“Technically, the volcano is erupting but the eruption is fairly quiet. It may escalate into a hazardous eruption,” Paul Alanis, science research specialist at the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs), told AFP. A hazardous or explosive eruption means a lava fountain or a spray of hot rocks and gases that could move as fast as 60 kilometers per hour, Alanis added.
READ MORE https://www.afp.com/en/news/826/12000-flee-lava-oozes-philippine-volcano-doc-wn5np3


Newly Released FBI Documents Reveal Never-Before-Seen Clues in Las Vegas Massacre
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Newly Released FBI Documents Reveal Never-Before-Seen Clues in Las Vegas Massacre
A federal judge in Nevada unsealed hundreds of pages of FBI documents about the Las Vegas massacre Friday, giving new insight into the gunman and the months leading up to the deadly mass shooting. The documents, which were released in response to several media lawsuits, include more than a dozen search warrant affidavits. They reveal that gunman Stephen Paddock exchanged emails about buying rifles and bump stocks months before he killed 58 people and wounded more than 500 others when he opened fire on a crowd from a hotel room in October.
The documents show Paddock received an email from a Gmail account in July encouraging him to try an AR-style rifle before buying one. “We have a huge selection in the las vegas area,” the message read. Paddock replied saying that he wanted to test several scopes and different types of ammunition. An email in response suggested trying a bump stock on a 100-round magazine rifle, saying it would be “a thrill.” Paddock’s personal email address and the Gmail address had similar names, leading investigators to suspect he may have been emailing himself, but don’t understand why.
READ MOREhttp://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/january/newly-released-fbi-documents-reveal-never-before-seen-clues-in-las-vegas-massacre


Convicted Army Private Bradley Manning, Who Now Presents Himself as a Woman, Announces Run for U.S. Senate
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
Convicted Army Private Bradley Manning, Who Now Presents Himself as a Woman, Announces Run for U.S. Senate
Convicted Army Private Bradley Manning, who declared “I am a female” and changed his name to Chelsea in 2013 after being sentenced to prison for leaking classified information to Wikileaks, has announced his run for the U.S. Senate. “Yup, we’re running for Senate,” Manning tweeted on Sunday, receiving 9,000 likes as of press time. He also shared a campaign video that likewise announced his candidacy and criticized the status quo in Washington.
“We need to stop expecting that our systems will somehow fix themselves. We need to actually take the reins of power from them. We need to challenge them at every level,” it states. “We need to fix this. We don’t need them anymore. We can do better. You’re [expletive] right, we got this.” USA Today reports that Manning filed the paperwork on Thursday, and will be running as a Democrat. The seat is currently held by Sen. Ben Cardin, who serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
READ MORE http://christiannews.net/2018/01/14/convicted-army-private-bradley-manning-who-now-presents-himself-as-a-woman-announces-run-for-u-s-senate/


How and Why the Media Is Deliberately Deceiving You
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
How and Why the Media Is Deliberately Deceiving You
(By Larry Tomczak) Tens of thousands of dedicated Christians recently gathered in Kansas City for the “One Thing” annual conference. Mike Bickle, the pioneer of the International House of Prayer (IHOP) hosting the event, opened the gathering with a challenge from Mathew 24 and exhorted us to be extremely discerning in these turbulent times. Do you know the primary sign that Jesus gave in this chapter concerning the time prior to His return? He made reference to it four times.
Deception
If ever there was a time when we needed to sharpen our skills of discernment it’s now. Accurate information and biblically informed analysis is desperately needed today. God’s end-time revelation is for the “mature, for those who through practice have powers of discernment that are trained to distinguish good from evil” (Heb.5:14). With demonic activity intensifying alongside blatant dishonesty in the media, we must learn to discern as well as prepare our children and local churches in this critical task. It is precisely why the Bullseye Challenge initiative was launched and commended by national leaders as a video/book resource.
Propagandizing the People
In his book, How Do You Kill 11 Million People? Andy Andrews urged readers to be careful students who seek accurate facts to avoid dangerous deceptions like those perpetrated under Nazism. Even the majority of churches in Germany were horribly misled because of their failure to discern what was happening. A current example in our culture is the blind acceptance of recreational marijuana. The push for marijuana legalization is accelerating similar to the push for gay marriage only a few years ago.
READ MORE http://endtimeheadlines.org/2018/01/how-and-why-the-media-is-deliberately-deceiving-you/


One in four non-believers pray when crisis strikes…
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
One in four non-believers pray when crisis strikes…
A new survey has revealed that one in four non-believers pray when confronted by tough times – despite insisting they are not religious. For atheists and agnostics, personal crisis or tragedy is the most common reason for them to resort to prayer, with a quarter admitting they pray for comfort or to feel less lonely. Church attendance in Great Britain dropped from 6.5 million to just over 3 million between 1980 and 2015, according to the website Faith Survey.
However, more than half of all adults in the UK pray regularly despite only one in three praying in a place of worship, according to a poll carried out by ComRes on behalf of the Christian aid agency, Tearfund. A third of people pray in the morning or before they go to sleep. People are also increasingly likely to solicit support from God while cooking or exercising. And one in five pray while doing household chores while 15 percent pray while they commute.
READ MORE http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5267485/A-quarter-non-believers-pray-faced-crisis.html

ALIBABA AI Outguns Humans in Reading Test…
Jan 15, 2018 | 0 |
ALIBABA AI Outguns Humans in Reading Test…
Alibaba has developed an artificial intelligence model that scored better than humans in a Stanford University reading and comprehension test. Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. put its deep neural network model through its paces last week, asking the AI to provide exact answers to more than 100,000 questions comprising a quiz that’s considered one of the world’s most authoritative machine-reading gauges.
The model developed by Alibaba’s Institute of Data Science of Technologies scored 82.44, edging past the 82.304 that rival humans achieved. Alibaba said it’s the first time a machine has out-done a real person in such a contest. Microsoft achieved a similar feat, scoring 82.650 on the same test, but those results were finalized a day after Alibaba’s, the company said. The Chinese e-commerce titan has joined the likes of Tencent Holdings Ltd. and Baidu Inc. in a race to develop AI that can enrich social media feeds, target ads and services or even aid in autonomous driving.
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THE 1 DEADLY WEAPON TRUMP USES TO CONQUER HIS ENEMIES
'Art of the Insult' shows president's skill at branding, beating the Left at its own game
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President Donald Trump conquered both political parties, the mainstream media and near unanimous opposition from the political establishment with one powerful weapon – his skill at branding.
You still remember the nicknames from the campaign:
“Low Energy Jeb”
“Lyin’ Ted”
“Crooked Hillary”
trump-art-of-the-insult-dvd-180Now, a new documentary, “Trump: The Art of the Insult,” outlines how the president pulled it off. The film features over 90 minutes of President Trump’s most memorable takedowns, repartees and jaw-dropping insults.

And filmmaker Joel Gilbert says President Trump has still got it when it comes to leaving his enemies flat-footed.

“President Trump has not lost a beat in terms of his marketing skills and branding of opponents,” he told WND in an exclusive interview. “We’ve recently heard ‘Rocket Man’ for Korea’s leader, ‘Cryin’ Chuck Schumer,’ ‘Sneaky Dianne Feinstein’ and ‘Sloppy Steve Bannon.’ President Trump’s branding techniques are just as effective now as they were during the campaign because the media obsesses over them from the moment Trump hits the ‘Send’ button! And just like in the campaign, the subjects of his tweets don’t respond because they don’t have the media savvy, creativity, or sense of humor that Trump demonstrates day after day.”

Gilbert says the reason President Trump is such an existential threat to the Left is because he is actually using progressive tactics against the very people who created them.

“Trump’s branding approach is actually a leftist tactic,” Gilbert argues. “A fan who watched my DVD wrote in an email, ‘Saul Alinsky works for us now!’ Donald Trump is the most media savvy person to enter politics, ever! He manipulates the media and controls the narrative with total ease by tweeting literally in his spare time in the early morning or just before bed. The Left is not in his league, they are still stuck on the losing narrative ‘Trump is not a nice guy’ and that’s all they’ve got.

“Trump’s tactics are about strength, taking a stand, and defending his turf and principles, and these things can only help him. Calling out opponents who behave badly, such as Sen. Diane Feinstein for illegally releasing committee transcripts, is a perfect example of Trump taking a stand and redirecting the narrative by branding Sen. Feinstein’s outrageous conduct of violating Senate rules. It’s also a warning to others to stay in line or you could be next!”

No one brings the banter like our president. “The Art of the Insult,” available now in the WND Superstore.

“The Art of the Insult” is, in many ways, a nostalgic look back at the most unlikely presidential victory in American history. Gilbert believes the lesson of Trump’s triumph have not been fully internalized by many conservatives. The reason? Republicans are simply too naïve – and perhaps too nice.

“Establishment Republicans and even conservatives have traditionally not understood how to fight the Left in the political battlefield,” he said. “Nor have they understood that the Democrat party has become a radical socialist party who are willing to lie, engage in voter fraud, and use the tools of state to maintain power and crush the will of the American voter.

“In 1840, French traveler Alexis Tocqueville wrote in his book, ‘Democracy In America’: ‘Everyone in America has the vote and thus is a contributor to law-making. Anyone wishing to attack the law is thus reduced to adopting one of two courses: they must either change the nation’s opinion or trample its wishes under foot.’ Obama did trample, he interfered in the 2012 Democratic election by unleashing the IRS against the tea party movement and conservative organizations. This prevented conservatives from organizing, while the Left was allowed to exercise free speech unhindered.

“There was no need for Russian interference in 2012, we had our own Bolshevik in the White House using the tools of state to maintain power. Next Obama interfered in the 2016 election by using the FBI and DOJ to spy on the Trump campaign. Trump inspired voters because they knew the Republican Party needed a fighter in order to defeat the radical left. The fighting spirit that got Trump elected continues and must continue for him to succeed in office.”

Gilbert argues President Trump’s biggest political challenge is not immigration or the economy, but a progressive movement which has become radically unhinged, even violent.

“Trump’s biggest challenge is and continues to be the ongoing assault by the Democrat party and their allies in the leftist media complex upon American democracy,” he said. “The day after Trump won, about two million anti-democracy protesters took to the streets as the leading Democrats called for ‘resistance.’ Resistance is a military term, not a democratic term. In a democracy, the term is ‘opposition,’ which means ‘opposing opinion’ while ‘resistance’ is a call to violence. Resistance was the term used by anti-Nazi partisans in WWII, and is used today by Islamist terror groups like Hamas.

“This violent rhetoric of the Left not surprisingly led to liberal violence such as the attempted assassination of leading Republican lawmakers by a left-wing activist, James Hodgkinson. Representative Steve Scalise was gravely injured.”

Yet Gilbert says President Trump already has the skills he needs to defeat this violent movement. They are the same skills he displayed during the campaign – branding, combativeness and humor.

Can Donald Trump, despite all he is facing, defeat his, and America’s, enemies? Gilbert says he can, as long as he is true to himself.

“Trump just needs to continue being Trump to succeed” he concluded. And you can’t beat “Trump: The Art of the Insult” for a humorous and compelling look at Trump at his best.

No one brings the banter like our president. “The Art of the Insult,” available now in the WND Superstore.
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WND EXCLUSIVE
WARNING: BIGGEST THREAT TO FREEDOM IS CORPORATIONS, NOT GOVERNMENT
Tucker Carlson on who American right should be worried about
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For generations, American conservatives have been taught to defend free enterprise at all costs. Any hint of regulation of major corporations has been regarded as inevitably leading to socialism. And even the populist President Trump’s main accomplishment thus far has been a reduction in the corporate tax rate.

But one of the American right’s leading voices is calling for a fundamental shift in conservatism. Because it’s not the state which is cracking down on conservatives – it’s tech companies.

“It might be difficult to get your head around what is happening in this country,” Tucker Carlson said in a recent episode of his Fox News show “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “So much has changed. But here’s the bottom line – the federal government is no longer the main threat to your privacy and to your freedoms. You’ve grown up thinking that; it’s no longer true. Big corporations are the main threat to your freedom and your privacy.”

Carlson argued the government “doesn’t own your private emails: Google does.”

“Federal employees can’t be fired for their political views. Private sector employees are all the time. The federal government can’t end your ability to publicly communicate your ideas. Twitter and Facebook can do that and they do do that all the time. The Orwellian future is increasingly the Orwellian present, and tech barons are becoming our new commissars. Liberals who once admirably stood up for free expression and opposition to concentrations of corporate power have been thoroughly co-opted. They’re getting rich from it.”

Carlson drew attention to the recent lawsuit filed by James Damore against Google, which alleged a systematic anti-white agenda at the powerful corporation, including excluding white men from jobs. Interviewed on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” Damore said he was attacked by Google after being fired because the company is nervous.

“I attacked their orthodoxy,” he told Carlson. “They really need to send a message to all their employees that no, you can’t do this, you can’t question our policies.”

But Carlson argues the question goes beyond bias. Indeed, it is almost existential in Carlson’s view.

Because Google has such an overwhelming share of the digital ad market, the company can deny market share, sales and exposure not just to business competitors, but to political opponents. And as Damore’s lawsuit makes clear, there are serious allegations Google does not just lean left, but is a far-left, activist company.

What’s more, as companies such as Google control the private information of consumers, and even control what people can find online, their potential power over the public debate is all but unchallengeable.

Such concerns are especially valid given the mainstream media’s focus on an alleged Russian effort to “hack” the American election by placing ads online. Two corporations, Google and Facebook, have the ability to set the tone for the entire political debate.

“Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter – they all have your private information, they all can control not only what you can see online but what you are allowed to say,” Carlson said. “And maybe, over time, what you are cable of thinking and believing. In many cases their services are additive and harmful, and they know that. But it’s recently become clear tech giants are not just a threat to our privacy but they are a threat to our basic American freedoms. For most people, there’s not much you can do about it except just get increasingly paranoid, but Congress can do a lot.”
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CRIMINAL CHARGES AGAINST STREET PREACHERS DISMISSED
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A group of five Washington state Christian street preachers who received prior approval of their public evangelism efforts but were nevertheless charged criminally under the guise of violating a noise ordinance won dismissals with the assistance of a nonprofit First Amendment legal defense group.

Police in Washougal, Washington, cited the five for disturbing the peace outside a high school in November. The group obtained approval for their activities from a code enforcement officer prior to the incident.

The street preachers stood on a public sidewalk at the edge of the high-school parking lot, holding signs and speaking to students as they left school after classes had ended. A school resource officer of the Washougal Police Department confronted the street preachers, stating they were breaking the city noise ordinance and telling them the school did not welcome their “protesting.”

One of the criminally charged preachers, who is not named, reportedly spent many years under the iron grip of the former Soviet Union. He held a sign with a Bible verse, handed out gospel tracts to students, and told them, “Jesus loves you.” The aggressive reaction from the school and the police reminded him of similar harassment and complaints to the KGB in response to his preaching in Russia, his attorney said.

The group was successfully represented by Kevin Snider of the Pacific Justice Institute. All charges were dropped after Snider explained to the prosecuting attorney in detail the unconstitutionality of the city’s ordinance.

“We cannot afford to lose our most basic First Amendment freedoms in America,” said Brad Dacus, president and founder of PJI. “It is sobering that what our clients experienced in this case reminded them of experiences in the former Soviet Union. We commend the prosecutor for agreeing to drop these charges, and we remain vigilant for similar threats to freedom throughout the country.”

In the last six months, PJI has represented numerous public evangelists against criminal charges in California, Nevada, Washington, Pennsylvania, Texas and Michigan.



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REVEALED! HOW TRUMP WILL GET MEXICO TO PAY FOR WALL
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WASHINGTON – Quietly, and without any fanfare from major media, Donald Trump has unveiled his plan for getting Mexico to pay for the border wall.

He says he plans to offer a new deal on NAFTA that will share increased revenues between the two countries more equitably, a small portion of which will be diverted to pay for the cost of the wall.

The Trump administration is currently seeking federal funding for the wall while renegotiating the U.S. trade deal with both Mexico and Canada.

“They can pay for it indirectly through NAFTA,” Trump said Thursday in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. “We make a good deal on NAFTA, and, say, ‘I’m going to take a small percentage of that money and it’s going toward the wall.’ Guess what? Mexico’s paying.”

Trump’s comments came hours after he was updated by his administration’s top economic and trade advisers on the progress of those negotiations and the administration’s trade actions more broadly.

Trump repeatedly promised during the campaign that he would build a wall on the Southern U.S. border and get Mexico to pay for it. Democrats are refusing even to approve a budget without a bill to approve DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which he rescinded in the fall.

Trump warned Thursday that if Mexico did not agree to new terms on the free trade deal, known formally as the North American Free Trade Agreement, then he would simply “terminate” the deal.

“Now, Mexico may not want to make the NAFTA deal, which is OK, then I’ll terminate NAFTA, which I think would be frankly a positive for our country,” Trump said.


'ALL-AROUND PROVOCATEUR' RUSSELL BRAND SAYS CHRIST'S TEACHINGS 'RELEVANT'
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Comedian Russell Brand

An entertainment personality known as an “all-around provocateur,” Russell Brand, has explained in an interview with Relevant Magazine that Christ makes his life makes sense.

“My personal feeling is the teachings of Christ are more relevant now than they’ve ever been,” he said, continuing, “If Christ consciousness is not accessible to us, then what is the point of the story of Jesus, you know? He’s just a sort of a scriptural rock star, just an icon. Unless Christ is right here, right now, in your heart, in your consciousness, then what is Christ?”

Brand famously fought battles with sex, drug and alcohol addictions, and while he’s years past reaching out to a multi-step program that seeks help from a higher power in leaving those behind, he’s just out now with his book “Recovery: Freedom From Our Additions.”

He explained, “I do think a spiritual and transcendent change is required for people to be free from addiction. And by spiritual change, I mean the transition from one’s life being predicated on self-fulfillment to a life predicated on service, which for me is a moment-to-moment struggle.”

He explains that the key to overcoming his addictions – he once was caught at a party shooting up heroin in the host’s bathroom – is admitting the need for help.

What does Hollywood believe, if anything? Ray Comfort explains what John Wayne said about God and why George Lucas produced “Star Wars,” in “What Hollywood Believes.”

“Admit you have a problem. Believe it’s possible to change, and ask Him for help. Invite Him in … Capital Hs, of course,” he said.

At Movieguide, Managing Editor Ben Kayser wrote, “Bravo Mr. Brand!”

“British Comedian Russell Brand had a reputation in and outside of Hollywood, and it wasn’t a very good one. Starting his career off as a stand-up comedian, and later an MTV host, Brand hit a stride in his career when he starred in vulgar comedies FORGETTING SARAH MARSHALL and GET HIM TO THE GREEK and was married to pop-star Katy Perry for two years. Underneath, however, Brand was struggling with a serious drug and sex addiction. It was this brokenness that put him on the path towards Jesus. In his new book entitled Recovery: Freedom From Our Addictions, Brand explains in an interview with Relevant Magazine that his ‘route to spirituality comes through addiction, so it comes from desperation and fear and this sort of defeat, destruction, annihilation of self in a very humiliating way, I suppose,’ he said. ‘So, I had no choice but to embrace spiritual life, but now I am grateful for this. It makes sense of my life.'”

Kayser noted Brand’s recent criticism of pornography and more.

Brand revealed he recites the Lord’s Prayer every day.

The Relevant report continued, “Brand feels the world is profoundly broken. Technology, pop culture and social media have accelerated the worst impulses of human nature, and, in his view, never has there been a time in history that humanity has more desperately needed the message of Jesus.”

It said:

“There’s a famous quote: ‘Every man who knocks on a brothel door, he’s looking for God,'” he says. “Crack houses and these dens of suffering and illicit activity, they’re all people trying to feel good, trying to feel connected. People are trying to escape. People are trying to get out of their own heads. To me, this is a spiritual impetus.”

Relevant noted Brand’s early career as a stand-up, MTV VJ host, reality show host and more.

“Already having been arrested a dozen times for drug-related incidents, Brand was caught shooting up heroin in the bathroom during an office Christmas party by his agent, who knew that Brand’s life was now legitimately at risk,” Relevant said. “After an intervention orchestrated by his agent, Brand embraced recovery—not just as a means of getting clean, but as a way of seeing the world. The experience radically changed him, and he’s since become an advocate for what’s known as the 12-step program, an addiction recovery method based largely on Christian principles that is centered on a reliance on a higher power, self-reflection and forgiveness.”

From his troubled upbringing and his bohemian lifestyle, he concedes he doesn’t exactly fit the caricature of a traditional Christian.

“My understanding of what religion means altered,” Brand explained. “Because when I think about the aim, the purpose of religion, I think it becomes—when you put aside the social institutions that spring up around religions in all their strains and various forms of strands—I believe that the purpose of religion is love and connection, to feel connected to one another and to feel at ease with who we are … a kind of oneness, a kind of wholeness. So, as I began to understand that, this sort of superficial language of religion seemed less relevant.”

But he’s never far from what he considers important.

“Because I come from a Christian culture, a lot of the language of prayer that I use is Christian,” he explains. “I say the Lord’s Prayer every day. I try to connect to what those words mean. I connect to what the Father means. I connect to what wholeness means to me. I think about the relationship between forgiveness and being forgiven and the impossibility of redemption until you are willing to forgive and let go.”
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HERE IT COMES ... THE U.N.'S NEXT 'CHEAP PLOY'
U.N. warned of 'disingenuous' attempt to create new nation
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The United Nations is being warned about a “disingenuous and illegitimate” attempt to create a new nation – Palestine – without having any of the internationally accepted components at hand.

The move came from Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas, “in a fit of pique,” after President Donald Trump announced he would allow the implementation of a 20-year-old law in the U.S. that formally recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

In response, Abbas claimed that the PA intended to accede to 22 different international conventions and agreements.

However, the European Center for Law and Justice, in a letter to U.N. chief Antonio Guterres, pointed out that that’s simply not how things are done.

“For a variety of reasons, including, but not limited to, the PA’s inability to accede to such treaties as a ‘state’ (since it fails to meet minimal criteria for statehood under customary international law), its wholly disingenuous and illegitimate reasons for signing on to such agreements, and its clear breach of the Oslo Accords in doing so, Palestinian accession to such agreements must be rejected,” the center told the U.N.

The letter this week, signed by Jay Sekulow, who also heads the American Center for Law and Justice, urged the U.N. to “disqualify” the PA from signing treaties.

The Trump decision regarding Jerusalem, it explained, “was a lawful act by a sovereign state, subject to neither censure nor approval by foreign powers.”

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But the Palestinian Authority still has obtained no action “with respect to the creation or existence of a Palestinian ‘State,'” it said.

“Under the U.N. Charter, the General Assembly has no lawful authority whatsoever to create or recognize a ‘state.’ The U.N. does not officially recognize states or declare statehood; such actions are the responsibility of individual governments,” it continued.

“Further, when the states of the world gather together to make decisions as members of the U.N. General Assembly, they are bound by the explicit terms of the U.N. Charter as to what they may do,” it continued, meaning it would be out of bounds for the U.N. to create a “state.”

The letter pointed out even the Palestinians accept that, as Abbas recently “announced … .2017 would be ‘the year of the independent Palestinian state.'”

“PA officials have made it clear that their signing of these international conventions has nothing to do with a genuine interest in upholding the norms contained within them, but is merely being done in reprisal for the United States’ decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem,” the letter explained.

After all, the same thing happened in 2014, when the PA was “upset” over Israel’s decisions regarding the release of prisoners.

If a non-qualified participant is allowed to sign a treaty, “the meaning and value of such agreements will be forever cheapened and tarnished.”

“It is clear from its actions that the PA is intent on conducting its affairs as if a Palestinian ‘State’ already exists, in the hope that nations and other international actors will ignore the PA’s utter failure to meet even the most basic requirements of statehood under customary international law,” the letter said.

Allowing a non-state actor to play the role of a nation is no more than appeasement and “is both illogical and dangerous and serves as a powerful disincentive for the PA to engage in the good-faith negotiations needed to actually resolve the issues.”

Officials with the ECLJ explained the letter calls out what the PA and its supporters are trying to do now, that “they have been unable to do anywhere and everywhere else: unilaterally create a would-be Palestinian ‘state.'”

Back in 2014, the ECLJ explained, after walking away from negotiations with Israel, the PA decided to sign a large group of international treaties and conventions all at once. Their reasoning was that since treaties and conventions can only be signed by states, their being allowed to sign them is now proof that they are a state.

“That’s not how treaties work. That’s not how international law works. That’s not how any of this works,” the ECLJ said.

“The very act of allowing non-state actors to ‘sign’ on to treaties and conventions makes a mockery of international law. It not only belittles the important topics of those treaties, but it weakens their enforcement and cheapens their effectiveness.”

While the conventions regarding suppressing nuclear war, the sale of children, child prostitution, trafficking, organized crime and more, are important, “These essential and imperative conventions are being used by the PA to score cheap political points. These conventions and treaties represent an international response to real life horrors like human trafficking, rape, child prostitution, and nuclear war; and this flippant use of them to score would-be political points must not be allowed.

“We notified the U.N. Secretary-General of this fact and made him aware that this kind of cheap ploy should not be allowed to move forward,” the team said.
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LEGISLATOR CALLS ON FEDS TO GIVE UP LAND OWNERSHIP
No constitutional right to 'grazing, mineral development, agriculture, forests, or even national parks'
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Grand Staircase territory

If President Trump wants to be known as a president seeking the restoration of the U.S. Constitution, one of his goals should be to turn federal lands – the millions of acres run by the Bureau of Land Management, Forest Service and National Park Service – over to the states.

It’s because the Constitution doesn’t allow for federal ownership of land unless it’s for certain limited purposes, argues a former California lawmaker.

Steve Baldwin served in the California Assembly from 1994 to 2000 and was minority whip during that time. He’s argued in a new report in the American Spectator that two recent cases highlight the problem with the federal government owning vast acreages.

And he says the solution is in the Constitution.

“Most Americans have no clue what our founders said about federal land management. The Constitution’s Property Clause (Article IV, Section 3, Clause 2) gave Congress the power to dispose of property, but does not mention a power to acquire property. However, under the Necessary and Proper Clause (Article I, Section 8, Clause 18), the federal government was given the power to acquire land but only for the purpose of carrying out its enumerated powers. This would include parcels for military uses, post offices, etc.

“Nowhere does the Constitution give the federal government the power to retain acreage for unenumerated purposes such as grazing, mineral development, agriculture, forests, or even national parks. This was wisely left up to the prerogative of the states and the people.”

He noted the issue has arisen before.

Sen. Tom Coburn has come up with the answer to a Washington bureaucracy that doesn’t seem to care about the Constitution, or American people: An Article V convention, which he describes in “Smashing the DC Monopoly: Using Article V to Restore Freedom and Stop Runaway Government.”

“Most Americans have forgotten this, but the shady tactics of federal land management agencies were a big issue in Ronald Reagan’s 1980 campaign. At the time, the movement of those fighting such abuses was called the ‘Sagebrush Rebellion,’ and this issue propelled tens of thousands of voters to support Reagan’s candidacy. To be honest, though, Reagan was unable to carry out any substantial reforms regarding federal land ownership.

“If Trump wants to go down in history as a president who restored the federal government to its proper limited role, then he should revitalize this forgotten section of the U.S. Constitution and transfer all non-enumerated federal land back to the states. Such action will allow states to control their own destinies, create better managed parks and preserves, and create tens of thousands of new jobs by energizing natural resource industries such as oil, natural gas, mining, and timber.

“This is a perfect issue for him. Be bold, Mr. President, and just do it.”

The two issues that came up recently, he explained, were Trump’s decision to reduce the size of federal land grabs under Bill Clinton and the fight over the Bundy Ranch grazing rights.

“Both events illustrate how the federal government has used its massive land holdings to control the lives of Americans,” he said.

At this point, the federal bureaucracy has acquired some 640 million acres of the nation, about one-third.

“The majority of land in Nevada, Alaska, Utah, Oregon and Idaho is owned by the feds. In Arizona, California, Wyoming, New Mexico and Colorado, federal ownership exceeds a third. Indeed, if all 11 Western states were combined into one territory, the feds would own nearly 50 percent of it,” he wrote.

The Utah land fight saw Trump knock down the size of the lands demanded under Clinton and Barack Obama from 3.2 million acres to about 1.2 million.

“Not surprisingly, the left went ballistic, but the truth is Trump is the one acting in accord with the Constitution and in the best interest of the people of Utah, and even the environment,” he pointed out.

“Both of these land grabs were initiated with little or no input from Utah’s civic, political, and business leaders. And, of course, as with most Democrat ‘environmental’ initiatives, cronyism and corruption are evident. For example, Bill Clinton’s Utah land grab — the ‘Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument’ — placed off-limits all energy development, including the world’s largest known deposit of clean burning coal. Not coincidentally, this proviso also quietly benefited the owners of the world’s second-largest deposit of clean burning coal: the Lippo group, owned by the Indonesia-based Riady family and, of course, large donors to the Clinton Foundation (and huge Clinton donors going back decades).”

In the Bundy case, in which a federal judge recently dismissed counts and ordered the government not to file more charges because of massive prosecutorial misconduct in the first case, the Bureau of Land Management launched a police-state action against the ranching family over payment of grazing rights fees.

The family argued the land belonged to the state and the feds had no right to charge fees.

Baldwin’s report explained how former BLM Special Agent and whistleblower Larry Wooten pulled back the curtain on the government’s nefarious activities.

Wooten wrote, “the investigation revealed a widespread pattern of bad judgment, lack of discipline, incredible bias, unprofessionalism and misconduct, as well as likely policy, ethical, and legal violations among senior and supervisory staff at the BLM’s office of Law Enforcement and Security.”

For example, Wooten explained, the BLM posted photos of the Bundy family with x’s on their faces “as if they were to be eliminated.”

His report includes statements attributed to officials such as “Go out there and kick Cliven Bundy in the mouth (or teeth) and take his cattle.”

Other comments by the government included, “rednecks,” “retards” and “douche bags,” the report said.

Baldwin explained that there certainly were nefarious components to the Bundy ranch fight.

“Reports … indicated that former Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had teamed up with Chinese billionaire Wang Yusuo in an effort to create a massive 9,000-acre solar energy farm on the same federal land apparently used by Bundy to graze cattle. And Yusuo’s company, the ENN Group, contributed over $40,000 to Reid over the course of three election cycles. One BLM document makes clear that Bundy’s cattle grazing negatively impacted potential solar farm development on this land,” he explained.

When that plan fell apart, Reid began working on another project “which, again, targets the area Bundy’s cattle grazes on.”
According to Courtwatcherblog, “Harry Reid’s interests are clear. He doesn’t care about public lands, but what he stands to profit off of their sale, no matter if it’s sold to China, Saudi Arabia, Russia, or even South Africa… the facts show Harry Reid’s interests in the Bundy men being in jail, make it a lot easier to grab their land…”
Baldwin said returning land to the states would restore the constitutional standard, and would energize the economies of many states.
Baldwin explains that it was during federal convention debates in 1787 that Elbridge Gerry, later vice president, issued a warning. He said federal ownership of land “might be made use of to enslave any particular state by buying up its territory, and that the strongholds proposed would be a means of awing the state into an undue obedience.”
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RUSH: TRUMP 'BLEW UP' DEMS' ELECTION STRATEGY WITH 1 QUESTION
'Why do they want to continue to bring people to this country that are not going to benefit this country?
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The mainstream media was aflame on Friday over reports that President Trump was derogatory about less-developed countries and the immigrants they send to the United States.

According to sources that wouldn’t identify themselves, he called those countries: “S—holes.”

But the nation should ignore the words used, and focus on the results reached by the president, according to talk radio superstar Rush Limbaugh.

The conversation was about Democrat demands that illegal aliens already in the country be protected, even given citizenship and the vote. They had had an open discussion with the president earlier, and appeared confident that their new proposal, to hand out citizenships and voting rights – without much if any border security – was about to be moved forward.

Then they presented it to Trump.

“And what did Donald Trump do?” Limbaugh said on Friday, while the mainstream media repeated, over and over and over, what the two unidentified sources claim Trump said.

“He blew the whole thing up with one question, with one question he blew it up. And you know what the question was? Forget the words used. The question was: Why do you people on the Democrat side want to continue to bring people to this country that are not going to benefit this country? Why instead do you not want to bring the best and brightest of the world to this country? Why is it that you think that we need to bring people to this country who are incapable of helping themselves.”

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Limbaugh said the Democrats had left the earlier meeting in the White House “thinking that they were on the verge of getting a deal on two things: the DREAMers, the DACA kids and comprehensive immigration reform.”

He said the answer to why the Democrats are insistent on those actions is clear.

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“Because Jennifer Palmieri of the Center for American Progress let the cat out of the bag earlier this week by admitting something that we all knew, and that is that the Democrats’ version of immigration is all about securing additional votes. She let the cat out of the bag, and that’s what they were going up doing, and Trump knows it,” Limbaugh said.

He reports that the Center For American Progress Action Fund distributed a memo saying illegal immigrants brought into the United States at a young age are a “critical component of the Democratic Party’s future electoral success.”

In fact, a report suggested that four or five GOP-majority states could be shoved into the Dems’ column if those hundreds of thousands of illegal aliens abruptly are given the vote.

The memo was sent by Palmieri to allies asking Democrats to “refuse to offer any votes for Republican spending bills that do not offer a fix for Dreamers and instead appropriate funds to deport them.”

In essence, it was a call to shut down the government, since its funding runs out next week unless the GOP and Democrats agree on further spending.

The memo explained if Dreamers don’t get the vote, it would “jeopardize Democrats’ electoral changes in 2018 and beyond.”

While reports on Friday confirmed that former President Obama used comparatively offensive terminology, too, and was defended by those in the media, there’s a long list of previous presidents and vice presidents who have expressed their feelings with very strong words.

Those include, besides Obama multiple times, Abraham Lincoln, Vice President Joe Biden, Vice President Dick Cheney, George W. Bush, Richard Nixon, Lyndon Johnson, John F. Kennedy and Harry Truman.

Limbaugh explained that after the earlier meeting, Democrats thought Trump was “weakened.”

“And they show up and they present this to him. And his reaction, forget the word that he used, or is alleged to have used, the terms or what have you, you can have your thought on that or not. But his question to them was essentially, ‘Why in the world do you look at this issue as something that is not helpful to this country? It’s only helpful to you.'”

He said it’s a good thing that the DACA deal is “blown sky-high.”

He pointed out that Democrats say they cannot deport people to such places, that are in strife, poverty-racked and more.

“Trump said, ‘Why do you want them in the first place?’ And then he threw in ‘Why not people from Norway?’ Well, of course that caused another conniption fit, because then the Democrats in the room, ‘A-ha. He’s a racist. He’s a pig. He’s a racist. We knew it.’ And now they can’t stop talking about it. They offend me far more than Donald Trump does,” Limbaugh said

Trump, however, looked at what the Democrats wanted, and “instinctively understood that this is rotten, that this is not anywhere near making America great again.”

“Remember, the Democrats want these people as voters. The Democrats need a permanent underclass. Donald Trump is looking at all of this. Every bit of his agenda as aimed at making America great again. It’s not just a slogan with him. So when you strip away all the wording and all of the histrionics and this overblown and offended, ‘Oh, my God,’ reaction to what he said… When you look at the substance… There’s a column here by Scott Greer at The Daily Caller. The headline is right on the money: ‘Trump Blows up the Immigration Debate with Just One Question.”

He said the media is lathered up about the comment because they live for their hope that something will happen that will force Trump out.

“The big picture today — and I think the media gets this, and I think it’s one of the reasons they’re ticked off. Donald Trump blew up a Democrat dream of amnesty for DREAMers.”
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FACEBOOK BLOCKS FUNDING FOR MAJOR PRO-LIFE MOVIE
Theatrical drama to tell 'true story' of Roe v. Wade, Planned Parenthood
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A crowdfunding site for a theatrical drama in production that promises to tell the “true story” of the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision that established a “right” to abortion has been blocked by Facebook.

The movie’s producer, Nick Loeb, told WND the content of the pro-life movie, which exposes Planned Parenthood’s roots in the eugenics movement, clearly is the reason for the censorship.

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“They have even blocked people sharing the ads I paid for,” Loeb said.
“This is stealing or fraud.”

Facebook has not responded to requests for an explanation.
Loeb told WND he and his colleagues are looking for a lawyer to take on the case.

Learn the tested and proven strategies to defeat the abortion cartel in “Abortion Free: Your Manual for Building a Pro-Life America One Community at a Time.”
The executive producer of the movie is Alveda King, a niece of Martin Luther King Jr. and the head of the group Civil Rights for the Unborn.

The film features Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight as a Supreme Court justice.

On the film’s Indiegogo crowdfunding page, the makers describe it as “the real untold story of how people lied; how the media lied; and how the courts were manipulated to pass a law that has since killed over 60 million Americans.”
“Many documentaries have been made, but no one has had the courage to make an actual feature film, a theatrical movie about the true story.”

The producers, calling it the “most important pro-life movie in history,” say Hollywood “only wants you to hear their version of the story,” noting there are three movies in development that take a pro-abortion stance.

“But you shouldn’t be surprised. Hollywood has always had an agenda to influence Americans to accept abortion, even if they have to re-write history to do it.”

The movie opens with Margaret Sanger, the founder of Planned Parenthood, speaking about her “Negro project” initiative aimed at reducing the growth of African-American population in the United States.

It continues as abortionist Bernard Nathanson joins with famed feminist-activist Betty Friedan and Planned Parenthood to recruit for a legal case “a broke girl with a 10th grade education named Norma McCorvey,” who became known as “Jane Roe.”

The opposition to the activists seeking to legalize abortion is led by the film’s protagonist, Mildred Jefferson, the first African-American woman to graduate from Harvard Medical School, who believed “that she became a doctor to protect life, not destroy it.”

Later, Nathanson, through the help of new sonogram technology, “realizes he is killing babies, confesses to all the lies and becomes a leading activist in the pro-life movement,” and McCorvey, realizing she had been manipulated, also joins the pro-life cause.

Internet freedom
WND reported last month censorship of Christian and conservative speech online by tech companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and Apple is the target of an initiative called Internet Freedom Watch, launched by the National Religious Broadcasters.

The initiative has established a website, InternetFreedomWatch.org, to document cases, including Twitter’s removal of an ad by Rep. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., in October and Facebook’s removal of former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee’s post supporting Chick-fil-A in 2012.
NRB, which has published a chart with more than 30 instances of Internet censorship, said Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and a former Federal Communications Commission commissioner have endorsed the effort.
FCC chairman Ajit Pai has accused Twitter and other tech companies of being disingenuous by arguing for a free and open Internet while they “routinely block or discriminate against content they don’t like.”
NRB also wants Congress to hold hearings on the “severe problem of viewpoint censorship on the Internet.”
In a recent case noted by Internet Freedom Watch, PJ Media D.C. editor Bridget Johnson was suspended from Twitter with no warning or explanation.
WND reported in August that days after the launch of a book arguing fascism and Nazism are ideological spawns of the left, author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza and his promotion team were locked out of his Facebook page by hackers.
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CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY NIXES 'ANTI-ISLAM' EVENT FOR TERROR-TIED GROUP
Muslims complained GOP candidate's summit 'who's who of Islamophobes'
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An evangelical university in Tennessee canceled a summit on Islam hosted by a Republican candidate for governor in response to criticism that the speakers were anti-Muslim.

The Homeland Security Summit, scheduled for Jan. 25 at Trevecca Nazarene University, was to feature speakers such as political-Islam scholar Bill French (a.k.a. Bill Warner), former DHS and NYPD counter-terrorism trainer Cathy Hinners and former FBI counter-terrorism agent John Guandolo.

Ibrahim Hooper, the chief spokesman for the Council on American-Islamic Relations – a Washington, D.C.-based group designated by an Arab Gulf state as a terrorist organization – condemned the speakers as a “who’s who of Islamophobes,” according to The Tennessean newspaper in Nashville.

“The themes are always the same – Muslims are about to take over the country and install Shariah in place of the Constitution, and mosques are hotbeds of extremism,” Hooper said.

Support WND’s legal fight to expose the Hamas front in the U.S., the Council on American-Islamic Relations.

However, CAIR was a spinoff of a group that, according to FBI wiretap evidence, was a front for the Muslim Brotherhood. CAIR itself was designated by the Department of Justice as an unindicted co-conspirator in a plot to fund Hamas. CAIR also was designated by the United Arab Emirates as a terrorist organization. The group has sued a co-author of a WND Books exposé, “Muslim Mafia: Inside the Secret Underworld That’s Conspiring to Islamize America,” which documented the group’s ties to the Muslim Brotherhood.

French, The Tennessean reported, tweeted Thursday that the summit, hosted by former state senator Mae Beavers, “has now been cancelled thanks to the stealthy work” of CAIR and the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Trevecca spokeswoman Mandy Crow told the Nashville paper the event appears to have an agenda beyond a political campaign. Crow argued that agenda would distract from the university’s commitment to community building, education and support of diverse enrollment.

Beavers, a graduate of Trevecca and one of five major Republicans and two Democrats running for governor, said Trevecca “abandoned biblical principles in order embrace political correctness.”

The gubernatorial candidate told the Tennessee Star the “best indication that the Homeland Security Summit we were hosting is both necessary and important is the fact that CAIR doesn’t like it.”

“CAIR consistently opposes efforts to improve our security and protect our communities from the terror attacks that are the weapon of choice of radical political Islam,” she said.

“Being the target of criticism from CAIR is a badge of honor, particularly when they never find any basis to criticize any other Republican candidates for governor who all apparently meet with the approval of CAIR,” said Beavers.

WND reported in 2011 a conference in Nashville on countering the rise of Shariah in the United States was forced to find a new venue after threats of violence from Muslims caused the host hotel to cancel.
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NO LICENSE? PSYCH CALLNG TO RESTRAIN TRUMP MISSING SOMETHING YUUGE
'It's perfectly OK to question the president's mental state'
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A psychiatrist who claimed to have briefed more than a dozen U.S. lawmakers on President Trump’s mental state – demanding an “emergency” evaluation and even restraint by force of the president – may not even have a license in her home state of Connecticut.

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As WND reported, Bandy Lee, an assistant professor in forensic psychiatry at the Yale School of Medicine and author of “The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump,” says she briefed Democrats and one Republican on Trump’s mental health status on Dec. 5 and 6. Lee and Harvard’s Judith Herman and Columbia’s Robert Jay Lifton recently released a statement warning that Trump is “further unraveling,” despite the fact that they’ve never actually examined the president.

Lee even claimed failure to address President Trump’s declining mental-health state could lead to “the extinction of the human species.”

Since her calls for evaluation and restraint of Trump were made public, Lee has deleted her Twitter account. Users of the site have claimed she’s not even a licensed psychiatrist.

Lee’s “physician/surgeon” license in Connecticut expired on May 31, 2015, Campus Reform reported. Her reinstatement application has been “pending” for more than two years.

Campus Reform also noted that Lee’s “controlled substance registration for practitioner” license “lapsed,” expiring in February 2017.

When the site questioned Lee about the licenses, she replied: “I need only one license.”

“She has yet to elaborate on precisely which license that is, and, according to the state in which she resides, she allegedly has none,” reported Campus Reform.

Lee, who previously claimed the three are not “diagnosing” the president, said, “We are mainly concerned that an emergency evaluation be done.”

Concerned individuals may contact Bandy Lee at Yale University.

She told Vox.com she’s concerned that if Trump is having a mental breakdown, the situation could lead to U.S. military action against North Korea and a nuclear holocaust.

“[T]hat is not the only danger we’re facing,” Lee insisted. “There’s everything in between: provoking our allies and alienating them, instigating civil conflict, and laying a foundation for a violent culture that could give way to epidemics of violence — not to mention poke a beehive in the Middle East by declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. All of these actions are consistent with the pathological pattern he has already shown of resorting to violence the more he feels threatened.”

Lee even insisted no “serious” psychiatrist would say Trump isn’t “dangerous.”

“It would be hard to find a single psychiatrist, no matter of what political affiliation, who could confidently say Trump is not dangerous,” she said. “I am sure there are some who feel unsure, or feel that they don’t have enough information or the expertise, and that is fine, since not everyone has devoted her 20-year career to studying, predicting, and preventing violence like I have. But there has not been a single serious mental health expert who disagrees on the medical side.”

How can psychiatrists evaluate President Trump if he won’t voluntarily submit to an evaluation?

Lee suggested a forceful evaluation, but she warned it could “really look like a coup”:

We encounter this often in mental health. Those who most require an evaluation are the least likely to submit to one. That is the reason why in all 50 states we have not only the legal authority, but often the legal obligation, to contain someone even against their will when it’s an emergency.

So in an emergency, neither consent nor confidentiality requirements hold. Safety comes first. What we do in the case of danger is we contain the person, we remove them from access to weapons, and we do an urgent evaluation.

This is what we have been calling for with the president based on basic medical standards of care.

Surprisingly, many lawyer groups have actually volunteered, on their own, to file for a court paper to ensure that the security staff will cooperate with us. But we have declined, since this will really look like a coup, and while we are trying to prevent violence, we don’t wish to incite it through, say, an insurrection.

Lee said she has been discussing this scenario with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, and they “seem surprisingly OK” with what she had to say.

As WND reported last July, it has long been considered unethical for psychiatrists to “diagnose” politicians or public figures based solely on that person’s public actions or statements, without conducting an actual in-person examination. But now that Trump is president, a national psychology organization, the American Psychoanalytic Association, has given psychoanalysts the green light to publicly comment on Trump’s mental health.

Since Lee’s statements were made public, the American Psychiatric Association released a statement urging psychiatrists to stop trying to evaluate Trump when they’ve never even examined him.

“We at the APA call for an end to psychiatrists providing professional opinions in the media about public figures whom they have not examined, whether it be on cable news appearances, books, or in social media,” the American Psychiatric Association’s statement said. “Arm-chair psychiatry or the use of psychiatry as a political tool is the misuse of psychiatry and is unacceptable and unethical.”

As WND reported, without ever having examined Trump, psychological professionals have called the president “psychotic,” “narcissistic,” “paranoid,” “hypomanic,” “emotionally unstable,” “delusional” and “psychologically isolated” and claimed he has a “dangerous mental illness.” One physician suggested Trump could be suffering from an untreated sexually transmitted disease known as neurosyphilis.

Some mental health “experts” have even gone so far as to call conservatism a mental illness, claiming prominent Republicans have shown signs of denial, delusion, hallucination, disordered thinking, anger, anti-social behavior, sexual preoccupation, grandiosity, general oddness and paranoia.

In a Politico piece Wednesday, “We’re psychiatrists. It’s our duty to question the president’s mental state,” Lee claimed “it’s perfectly OK to question the president’s mental state” because she’s a “psychiatrist.”
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