Daily Archives: January 15, 2019

January 15 Facing Giants in Faith

Scripture Reading: 1 Samuel 17:1–11

Key Verse: 1 John 5:4

Whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is the victory that has overcome the world—our faith.

Tomorrow she has to face the committee and tell them what she thinks. Last month they asked her to review books for a children’s reading club, and she feels that three of the books are detrimental and advocate unbiblical values. She also knows that most of the committee members are not believers and will not understand her arguments.

As she thinks about the conflict to come, panic sets in. It isn’t until she recalls past victories in the Lord that she calms down and recognizes that the battle is really His.

Look at David’s words of positive confession before he faced the sneering giant, Goliath: “The Lord who delivered me from the paw of the lion and from the paw of the bear, He will deliver me from the hand of this Philistine” (1 Sam. 17:37 nasb).

David could say with unwavering confidence that God would give him the resounding victory. He called to mind former defenseless times when God delivered him from destruction, and he relied on God’s might to do it again.

What giant looms in your future? What battle are you headed for today? Are you claiming the victory right now in His name? Always remember—you have a faith that conquers.

Father God, there are giants ahead—tremendous battles to face. Give me the faith that conquers. I claim the victory right now in Your name.[1]


[1] Stanley, C. F. (1999). On holy ground (p. 16). Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Are You Sure You Saw What You Thought You Saw? – McAlvany Intelligence Advisor

Many of the things happening around the world today are not what they appear to be. These events (i.e., mass shootings [think Las Vegas], terrorist attacks, political assassinations, air crashes (think two Malaysian Air crashes a couple of years ago), street demonstrations, 9/11, the Oklahoma City bombing, and more) in many cases are perpetrated by people, terrorist groups, the political left, or governments that want to blame their opposition for the tragedy – in order to accomplish a predetermined goal or course of action.

The Nazis burned the German parliament building (the Reichstag) in 1933, blamed it on their opposition, and in a matter of a few hours (under the guise of a “national crisis”) converted Germany into a total police state/dictatorship. The Oklahoma City bombing (April 19, 1995) was blamed by the Clintons on “the dangerous right wing conspiracy” and helped propel Bill Clinton to a second term – which was seriously in doubt before that false flag…. And much could be written about the whys and wherefores and real perpetrators behind 9/11 – which paved the way for the “war on terror,” the Patriot (police state) Act, and our 2003 war in Iraq and the Middle East wars that followed – including Syria today – and maybe Iran tomorrow.

False Flags are a concept that goes back centuries. It was considered to be a legitimate ploy by the Greeks and Romans, where a military force would pretend to be friendly to get close to an enemy before dropping the pretense and raising its banners to reveal its own affiliation just before launching an attack. In the sea battles of the eighteenth century between Britain and France and Spain, hoisting an enemy flag instead of one’s own to confuse the opponent was considered to be a legitimate ruse de guerre, but it was only “honorable” if one reverted to one’s own flag before engaging in combat.

Today’s false flag operations are generally carried out by intelligence agencies and non-government actors including terrorist groups, but they are only considered successful if the true attribution of an action remains secret. There is nothing honorable about them, as their intention is to blame an innocent party for something that it did not do. There has been a lot of such activity lately, and it was interesting to learn by way of a leak that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has developed a capability to mimic the internet fingerprints of other foreign intelligence services.

That means that when the media is trumpeting news reports that the Russians or Chinese hacked into US government websites or the sites of major corporations, it could actually have been the CIA carrying out the intrusion and making it look like it originated in Moscow or Beijing. Given that capability, there has been considerable speculation in the alternative media that it was actually the CIA that interfered in the 2016 national elections in the United States.

(Excerpt from McAlvany Intelligence Advisor, June 2018)

PROOF That the Dems Do NOT Care About Immigrants (VIDEO)

Absolute Truth from the Word of God

This piece is simply to show you two important truths.

  • Democrats are the biggest hypocrites on the planet
  • Democrats do NOT care about immigrants

I wrote this article to show you how the Democrats spoke about our border and illegal aliens before  Trump and after  Trump became our president.

This is classic hypocrisy.

PLEASE share this with your Leftist friends and families.  They can’t scream “Fake News”  with this video!

Pray for these very lost and very immoral people (the Dems) that the Lord will reach some of them.  He is their only hope.

I’m certain that some have been given over to their depraved minds.

Shalom b’Yeshua

MARANATHA!

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The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church

Even with 1 in 4 leaving over politics, college kids are more likely to return after a hiatus than leave for good.

Slightly fewer young adults are dropping out of church after high school, but those who do have more serious reasons for leaving than a decade ago.

In a 2017 LifeWay Research survey released today, 66 percent of Americans between 23 and 30 years old said they stopped attending church on a regular basis for at least a year after turning 18, compared to 70 percent in 2007.

Most young churchgoers skip out on Sundays at some point amid their transition to going to college, moving away from home, or starting their first jobs. LifeWay has found that historically about two-thirds of dropouts return to services once they get older.

But these days, young Christians are more likely to cite weightier political and spiritual concerns as pushing them away from the church, with 70 percent listing such beliefs as a reason for their departure in 2017 compared to about half (52%) 10 years before.

Moving for college remains the top reason young people stop attending church in both surveys, which are based on responses from more than 2,000 young Americans who attended a Protestant church regularly (twice a month or more) for at least a year during high school.

Other popular reasons to include: a perception that church members were hypocritical (32%), disconnect with church life (29%), and lack of student ministry opportunities (24%).

Political rifts between young Christians and their congregations are growing. A quarter (25%) of recent dropouts said disagreements over their church’s stance on political and social issues contributed to their decision to stop attending, compared to 15 percent in 2007.

The follow-up survey came in the wake of the 2016 elections, with partisan divides over President Donald Trump’s victory adding to Generation …

Source: The Top Reasons Young People Drop Out of Church

‘There Is No Border Crisis,’ Says Jim Acosta As Several Immigrants Fling Themselves Over Rio Grande Via Catapult — The Babylon Bee

‘There Is No Border Crisis,’ Says Jim Acosta As Several Immigrants Fling Themselves Over Rio Grande Via Catapult

MCALLEN, TX—In a video posted to Twitter last week, CNN journalist Jim Acosta showed his audience how serene and peaceful the border town was, proving there is no border crisis, all while a family of migrants flung themselves over the border using a catapult in the background.

Though the video appeared blurry when Acosta first posted it, the video was enhanced and slowed down by experts. Now you can clearly see an entire family of three launching over the Rio Grande and scurrying away upon impact.

“This is a beautiful spot: peaceful, no problems,” Acosta said as he surveyed the landscape. “Look, you can even play shuffleboard. Idyllic and wonderful—there is no crisis here.”

But as he swept the camera over the river one last time, a catapult is seen being wheeled to the banks of the Rio Grande on the Mexico side. A family of three loads themselves into the device and are fired across the river. They appear to land unharmed and quickly run away into the city for some nefarious purpose—either terrorism or just working hard to make a living, no doubt.

At publishing time, sources had also confirmed that dozens could be seen swimming across the river, emerging from Bugs Bunny-style tunnels in the ground, and rocketing themselves across with jetpacks.

via ‘There Is No Border Crisis,’ Says Jim Acosta As Several Immigrants Fling Themselves Over Rio Grande Via Catapult — The Babylon Bee

Spiritual Abuse: Stop Being so Bitter

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This is the fifth blog post referring to an article by Jonathan Hollingsworth, What Not to Say to Someone Who’s Been Hurt by the Church. The article resonated with a lot of people, so I thought it might be a good idea to discuss these unhelpful statements one by one here, and give people the opportunity to share their experiences.

I am working through all six of Hollingsworth’s statements/questions of what not to say to someone who has been hurt by spiritual abuse. The posts are as follows:

Here is the fifth question on what not to say to someone harmed by spiritual abuse, followed by Jonathan Hollingsworth explaining why it is…

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January 15 The Lover of Your Soul

Scripture reading: Hosea 11:1–9

Key verses: Lamentations 3:22–23

Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed,

Because His compassions fail not.

They are new every morning;

Great is Your faithfulness.

The nation of Israel grieved God’s heart continually by chasing after other gods and withholding their devotion and adoration from Him. To provide the errant nation with a living illustration of His righteous grief and anger, God gave the prophet Hosea an unusual command.

He told him to wed a harlot and begin a family with her. Without questioning, Hosea obeyed and took the prostitute Gomer to be his wife. Though she wandered and continued in an unfaithful lifestyle, Hosea obeyed the Lord and did not cast her away. The book of Hosea contains God’s words to the people of Israel as revealed through Hosea’s dramatic example of steadfast love.

The moving poetry of this book also reveals the longing of God for uninterrupted intimacy with His people. Can you feel the agony of separation in these words?

How can I give you up, Ephraim?

How can I hand you over, Israel?…

My heart churns within Me,

My sympathy is stirred.

I will not execute the fierceness of My anger. (Hos. 11:8–9)

God longs for the same intimate relationship with you. He would do anything to get your love—and He did. In the most radical display of all time, He provided His Son, Jesus Christ, as the means to make such fellowship possible. God is the passionate and faithful Lover of your soul.

Dear God, thank You for displaying Your love by giving Your Son, Jesus Christ, to restore my fellowship with You.[1]


[1] Stanley, C. F. (2000). Into His presence (p. 16). Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Trump Warns Of New Migrant Caravan Leaving Honduras

As the battle over President Trump’s border wall drags on for its fourth week, President Trump is warning about a new migrant caravan forming in Honduras and will soon be on it way to the Southern border.

In his tweet, Trump mocked Democratic leaders Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer, warning that “a drone flying around will not stop” the advancing migrant hordes. Once the next wave arrives, “Only a Wall, or Steel Barrier, will keep our Country safe!”

Trump added that polling shows more than 50% of Americans now understand the link between immigration and crime, and that Trump’s quest to build a border wall is a “humanitarian issue.” Meanwhile, the Democrats are risking becoming the “Party of Crime” due to their opposition.

The issue of several migrant caravans heading to the US from Central America became a flashpoint during the days and weeks before the midterms, with Trump regularly weighing in on their progress and US media organizations monitoring their progress. On Tuesday, Fox reported that the caravan – nearly 500 strong – left Honduras on Monday.

Source: Trump Warns Of New Migrant Caravan Leaving Honduras

Gold & Silver Testing Important Breakout Levels! — Kimble Charting Solutions

Gold and Silver from a long-term perspective have created a series of lower highs over the past 8-years. Will 2019 bring a change to this trend? A big test is in play! Gold since the lows in 2016 has created a series of higher lows, while Silver may have created a double bottom. Gold &…

via Gold & Silver Testing Important Breakout Levels! — Kimble Charting Solutions

‘ANGEL MOMS’ and Victims of Illegal Immigrant Violence Storm Speaker Pelosi’s DC Office (Video) — The Gateway Pundit

A group of Angel Moms stormed Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s office on Tuesday in Washington DC.

Angel Families are a group of families of children or family members who were killed or murdered by illegal aliens.

Speaker Nancy Pelosi refuses to meet with any of the family members whose loved ones were killed by illegal aliens.

Pelosi doesn’t care.

So today the Angel Moms stormed her office.

OANN reporter Jack Posobiec was there to film the political action.

via ‘ANGEL MOMS’ and Victims of Illegal Immigrant Violence Storm Speaker Pelosi’s DC Office (Video) — The Gateway Pundit

Here’s how much members of Congress get paid, even during a government shutdown

The record-setting partial government shutdown, which began Dec. 22, continues to drag on, meaning hundreds of thousands of federal employees are being asked to work without pay or to stay home. But members of Congress are still collecting paychecks.

It’s in the Constitution, as The Washington Times reported last year at this time, during a different shutdown: “Article I, Section 6 of the U.S. Constitution allows the lawmakers to still get paid their salaries, despite the federal government being shut down due to their inability to reach an agreement.”

Just how much do members of Congress bring home?

They’ve been receiving an annual salary since 1855, when they were paid $3,000 per year. Currently, “the compensation for most Senators, Representatives, Delegates, and the Resident Commissioner from Puerto Rico is $174,000,” the Congressional Research Service (CRS) reports, with a few exceptions. They also receive retirement and health benefits among others.

Here’s a breakdown of the annual salary of members, officers and officials of the House. Salaries have not gone up since 2009, CRS notes.

Speaker of the House: $223,500
Majority and minority leaders: $193,400
All other representatives (including delegates and resident commissioner from Puerto Rico): $174,000
Chief administrative officer: $172,500
Clerk of the House: $172,500
Sergeant at arms: $172,500
Chaplain: $172,500
Legislative counsel: $172,500
Law revision counsel: $172,500
Parliamentarian: $172,500
Inspector general: $172,500
Director, interparliamentary affairs: $172,500
General counsel to the House: $172,500

Here’s a breakdown of the annual salary of members, officers and officials of the Senate:

President pro tempore: $193,400
Majority and minority Leaders: $193,400
All other senators: $174,000
Secretary of the Senate: $172,500
Sergeant at arms and doorkeeper: $172,500
Legislative counsel: $172,500
Legal counsel: $172,500
Parliamentarian: $171,315
Chaplain: $160,787

Not all members of Congress are accepting pay during the shutdown. More than 70 say they’re refusing their salaries while the stalemate continues, CNN reports, including Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. She tweeted on Jan. 1 that she would be donating her salary to HIAS, a nonprofit that helps refugees.

warren tweet

And Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw of Texas tweeted on Jan. 10 that he couldn’t “in good conscience get paid while federal employees’ financial futures hang in the balance because of this partial government shutdown. I’ve asked the Chief Administrative Officer to withhold my pay until we have come to an agreement to adequately fund border security.”

crenshaw tweet

Source: Here’s how much members of Congress get paid, even during a government shutdown

“Bruce Jenner is still a man, homosexuality is still a sin.”

The Captain Obvious quote in the title was posted on a church sign in a presumably conservative area and still got the rabid Leftists outraged.  The pastor was forced out, as it turns out that only he and one family in the church know the Bible and/or basic biology.

I encourage you to share these truths while you can.  Again, if the winner of the Men’s Decathlon 1976 Olympics is a female then anorexics really are fat and the “loving” thing would be to encourage them to diet more.  And the Bible couldn’t be more clear that homosexual behavior is a sin.

Source: Moonbattery – A Stake Through the Heart of the Lunatic Left

Like George Orwell is said to have said, in a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act. Unlike the phony rebels of the entertainment industry, real revolutionaries tend to get in big trouble, like the pastor in rural Northern California who was forced out of his church over a sign that read, “Bruce Jenner is still a man, homosexuality is still a sin.” The sign, shared on the pastor’s Facebook page, sparked protests and national news coverage. Justin Hoke announced his departure on the Trinity Bible Presbyterian Church Facebook page on Saturday evening.No one can dispute that what the sign said is true. They don’t have to dispute it. It was thoughtcrime. The truer, the more criminal. “I was informed that essentially all but one couple in membership would leave the church if I continued as pastor of TBPC,” Hoke said in his post.If there are any Bibles in the church, Hoke ought to take them with him; the congregation won’t be needing them. The Bible confirms the latter part of the sign’s forbidden message repeatedly. Biology books would confirm the part about Bruce Jenner.

Source: “Bruce Jenner is still a man, homosexuality is still a sin.”

Mainstream Media Coverage of Trump: 90 Percent Negative in 2018

Three key mainstream media outlets offered 90 percent negative coverage of President Donald Trump and his administration during their evening newscasts in 2018, according to a report released Tuesday by the Media Research Center (MRC).

It’s no secret that mainstream media reporters and pundits haven’t been thrilled with the Trump administration — and the president often rails against the “fake news media” and their biased coverage.

But MRC listened to and analyzed evening newscasts from purportedly unbiased networks — ABC News, CBS News and NBC News — and found the coverage to be “incessantly hostile” midway through Trump’s first term in office.

“At the midpoint of Donald Trump’s first term, the establishment media’s obvious hostility shows no signs of relenting, but polls show this negative coverage has had no discernible impact on the public’s attitudes toward the president,” Rich Noyes, MRC research director, wrote in his report.

Noyes noted that roughly 23 million people watched these newscasts each evening.

Approximately 28 percent of all airtime was devoted to covering the Trump administration in 2018, for a total of 87 hours — down from 99 hours in 2017.

“The tone of coverage remains incessantly hostile: 90 percent negative, vs. just 10 percent positive (excluding neutral statements), matching the historically bad press we documented in 2017,” Noyes wrote.

The evening newscasts’ negative coverage over the last two years ranged from 82 percent negative in April 2017 to 96 percent negative in February 2018.

Although the networks offered unrelentingly negative Trump coverage last year, the president’s approval rating rose slightly, from 40 percent to 42.7 percent from 2017 to 2018, according to the RealClearPolitics average.

MRC determines the media’s negative spin by analyzing evaluative statements made solely by purportedly non-partisan reporters, anchors or experts.

The evening newscasts’ negative coverage over the last two years ranged from 82 percent negative in April 2017 to 96 percent negative in February 2018.

The networks zeroed in on five key topics for half of their Trump coverage: special counsel Robert Mueller’s ongoing probe into allegations of Russian collusion; the president’s immigration enforcement policies; Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious confirmation process; the North Korean nuclear crisis; and the controversies surrounding former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen and the hush money payments.

Related: Trump Faced 92 Percent Negative Media Coverage, MRC Study Shows

Ninety-eight percent of the Russia probe coverage was negative, 94 percent of the immigration policy segments were negative, 84 percent of the Kavanaugh confirmation coverage was negative, 80 percent of the North Korea showdown coverage was negative, and 99 percent of the Cohen drama coverage was negative.

The three networks in total, in December, spent 67 minutes of evening coverage on the partial government shutdown that began late that month.

And it’s no surprise that 97 percent of that coverage negatively portrayed Trump’s handling of the shutdown and his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding.

“The media elite have clearly waded into the political fray to wage war against this president. But have they accomplished anything beyond cementing their reputation as political partisans, not objective journalists?” Noyes wrote.

Trump himself took to Twitter on Monday to bash the “fake news” media, writing, “The Fake News gets crazier and more dishonest every single day. Amazing to watch as certain people covering me, and the tremendous success of this administration, have truly gone MAD! Their Fake reporting creates anger and disunity. Take two weeks off and come back rested. Chill!”

Check out more in the video below:

Source: Mainstream Media Coverage of Trump: 90 Percent Negative in 2018

VIDEO – Dr. Paul Kengor with Mark Levin — The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College

 

In case you missed it, our own Dr. Paul Kengor was Mark Levin’s guest on “Life, Liberty & Levin” on the Fox News Channel. As Levin states on his website, he and Kengor sat down to “expose media hypocrisy on Russian collusion.”

via VIDEO – Dr. Paul Kengor with Mark Levin — The Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College

January 15, 2019 Afternoon Verse Of The Day

3:22 This verse seems to contradict all that had been written up to this point (2:1–5). Yet the fact that there was a prophet left to write these words and a remnant left to read them show that not every person in Jerusalem had been consumed. The fact that there was a remnant at all was due to the mercies and compassions of God. Even in His wrath (2:1–4), God remembers to be merciful.[1]


3:22 — Through the Lord’s mercies we are not consumed, because His compassions fail not.

Do you know the Lord as trustworthy, reliable, and consistent? Or do you question whether God will be there for you in your hour of need? From cover to cover, the Bible proclaims, “God is there, and He cares!” He never abandons us.[2]


3:22 lovingkindnesses. This Heb. word, used about 250 times in the OT, refers to God’s gracious love. It is a comprehensive term that encompasses love, grace, mercy, goodness, forgiveness, truth, compassion, and faithfulness.[3]


3:22 God’s steadfast love (his “covenant mercy” or beneficial action on his people’s behalf) never ceases, even in the face of Judah’s unfaithfulness and the resulting “day of the Lord” (cf. Joel 2:1–2; Amos 5:18; Zeph. 1:14–16). mercies. Or “compassion.” This type of mercy goes the second mile, replacing judgment with restoration. never come to an end. God is willing to begin anew with those who repent.[4]


3:22 The loyal love of Yahweh does not cease The speaker appeals to Yahweh’s covenant love to justify his hope.[5]


3:22 steadfast love. On the Hebrew word (ḥesed) see Ps. 36:5 note. The plural form, used here, recalls many acts or perhaps the riches of divine love.

mercies. God’s covenant devotion is always joined with His compassion, a term of profound emotion. We are not consumed because God’s compassion is not consumed. God’s wrath toward His people will end because His compassion cannot end (4:22; Hos. 11:8).[6]


3:22 Jeremiah’s realization of Judah’s defilement in the presence of a holy God moves him to one of the more poignant expressions of the grace of God found anywhere in the Bible. The wonder to Jeremiah is not that some are lost, but that any are saved. All would be consumed were it not for God’s mercies. The word “mercies” is a translation of the Hebrew word hesed, sometimes rendered “lovingkindness” (cf. Jer. 2:2, note). The word captures the spirit of the term “grace” in the N.T. (cf. Eph. 2:8, note). “Mercy” and “compassion” alone stay the hand of God’s righteous and just indignation. Nor is this to be construed as an initial occurrence only. Each morning His mercies are fresh, verifying God’s great faithfulness to us (v. 23). Man’s only hope rests on this truth.[7]


[1] Radmacher, E. D., Allen, R. B., & House, H. W. (1999). Nelson’s new illustrated Bible commentary (pp. 951–952). Nashville: T. Nelson Publishers.

[2] Stanley, C. F. (2005). The Charles F. Stanley life principles Bible: New King James Version (La 3:22). Nashville, TN: Nelson Bibles.

[3] MacArthur, J. F., Jr. (2006). The MacArthur study Bible: New American Standard Bible. (La 3:22). Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

[4] Crossway Bibles. (2008). The ESV Study Bible (p. 1487). Wheaton, IL: Crossway Bibles.

[5] Barry, J. D., Mangum, D., Brown, D. R., Heiser, M. S., Custis, M., Ritzema, E., … Bomar, D. (2012, 2016). Faithlife Study Bible (La 3:22). Bellingham, WA: Lexham Press.

[6] Sproul, R. C. (Ed.). (2005). The Reformation Study Bible: English Standard Version (p. 1138). Orlando, FL; Lake Mary, FL: Ligonier Ministries.

[7] Criswell, W. A., Patterson, P., Clendenen, E. R., Akin, D. L., Chamberlin, M., Patterson, D. K., & Pogue, J. (Eds.). (1991). Believer’s Study Bible (electronic ed., La 3:22). Nashville: Thomas Nelson.

STUNNING LIST: 35 Times the FBI “Deviated from Standard Practice” or Committed Crimes in Effort to Exonerate Hilary and Indict Trump — The Gateway Pundit

The FBI leadership under the Obama Administration took many actions that deviated from standard practice [i.e. were corrupt and criminal] in their efforts to exonerate Hillary from her crimes and then spy and frame candidate and then President Trump.  Today current members of the FBI are embarrassed to even turn on their TV’s as a result.

Time magazine of all places reported recently about the many efforts the FBI took related to Hillary exoneration and then the Trump framing.  These corrupt and criminal actions have taken a desperate toll on the current members of the FBI –

In normal times, the televisions are humming at the FBI’s 56 field offices nationwide, piping in the latest news as agents work their investigations. But these days, some agents say, the TVs are often off to avoid the crush of bad stories about the FBI itself. The bureau, which is used to making headlines for nabbing crooks, has been grabbing the spotlight for unwanted reasons: fired leaders, texts between lovers and, most of all, attacks by President Trump. “I don’t care what channel it’s on,” says Tom O’Connor, a veteran investigator in Washington who leads the FBI Agents Association. “All you hear is negative stuff about the FBI … It gets depressing.”

Of course the employees of the FBI are in a funk, their fearless and corrupt leaders, as well as leaders in Obama’s corrupt DOJ, went to extravagant links to exonerate the obvious criminal actions of Hillary Clinton, and then to do all they could to prevent candidate Trump from winning an election.  Then once the election was won by President Trump, they went to unheard of depths of deceit and corruption to attempt to remove him from office.

Here’s a list of the actions the Deep State FBI took in their recent criminal actions surrounding the 2016 Presidential election and since [the first 11 items are from the Time post noted above with comments in brackets] –

1 – Comey breached Justice Department protocols in a July 5, 2016, press conference when he criticized Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as Secretary of State even as he cleared her of any crimes
2 – Comey reopened the Clinton email probe less than two weeks before the election
3 – Andrew McCabe lied to the bureau’s internal investigations branch to cover up a leak he orchestrated about Clinton’s family foundation less than two weeks before the election and had lied for months about it
4 – FBI wasn’t adequately investigating “high-risk” employees who failed polygraph tests (but, in fact, putting them in charge of high-profile investigations, like Peter Strzok who failed his poly). In one instance, an FBI IT specialist with top-secret security clearance failed four polygraph tests and admitted to having created a fictitious Facebook account to communicate with a foreign national, but received no disciplinary action for that.
5 – The FBI’s miss of the Russian influence operation against the 2016 election, which went largely undetected for more than two years (The FBI had the chance to kill this Russian intrusion years before it reached crisis point in the election). Mueller’s Russia probe found that Moscow’s operation against the 2016 election first got under way in 2014, but the FBI failed to address it.
6 – The FBI was getting information it shouldn’t have had access to when it used controversial parts of the Patriot Act to obtain business records in terrorism and counterintelligence cases.
7 – The bureau missed the significance of the damaging 2015 hack of the DNC database [although others argue that the DNC was never hacked – due to the FBI’s lack of investigative process, we may never know what happened.] 8 – The bureau also sat on the disputed “dossier” prepared by former British intelligence officer Christopher Steele. [Which was then used for the entire case against Trump and anyone near him].
9 – The bureau’s decision to surveil former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page was influenced by politics.
10 – Text messages between FBI special agent Peter Strzok and FBI lawyer Lisa Page, which were critical of Trump.
11 – Comey broke with Justice Department rules and norms by assuming authority usually held by prosecutors and speaking in public about a case that did not produce criminal charges.
12 – Comey took copious notes and diligently informed others of all interactions with Trump while lying about having had any interactions with Obama, never taking notes or notifying anyone so even after having been warned of Mr. Steele’s motivations, even after having fired him for violating the rules, the FBI continued to seek his information—using Mr. Ohr as a back channel. This surely violates the FBI manual governing interaction with confidential human sources.
13 – FBI guidelines state that unverified information should not be submitted to the FISA court.
14 – They were passive, not proactive. The Obama administration “stood down” and watched these “activities” unravel. At worst, they possibly played a hand in creating circumstances to push the investigation forward into more serious stages that allowed for more intrusive techniques, such as spying. (The FBI is supposed to prevent crime, not watch it happen).
15 – John Brennan, James Clapper, Samantha Power, Loretta Lynch were all briefed by James Comey on the alleged Russian interference into the Trump campaign, yet the Trump campaign was left in the dark.
16 –FBI agents found Abedin deleting classified Clinton emails from her Yahoo account but failed to subpoena her devices. If they had, maybe they wouldn’t have had to reopen the case in 11th hour when NY agents found work emails on the laptop she shared with her perv husband.
17 – The FBI failed to notify Congress of the investigation into the Trump campaign for months rather than quarterly as was practice. [See Comey presentation to House Republicans in March 2017] 18 – The FBI did not pursue criminal charges when Clinton’s email archives were permanently deleted from her private server days after a subpoena for them was issued by a congressional committee investigating the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Benghazi.
19 – The IG found that the FBI and DOJ during the MidYearExam probe of Hillary Clinton email server “did not require any witnesses to testify before the grand jury,” despite at least 3 witnesses lying to FBI agents.
20 – “[T]he
Midyear team did not obtain search warrants to examine the content of emails in Mills’s or Abedin’s private email accounts and did not seek to obtain any of the senior aides’ personal devices.”
21 – IG Report: Nobody was listed as a subject of this [Clinton email] investigation at any point in time (So neither Hillary nor her top aides were formally under investigation by FBI at any time in 2015-2016, but the agents handling the issue thought it was a criminal action).
22 – The IG report indicates a strong pro-Clinton/anti-Trump bias in FBI investigators of Midyear and Operation Russian Collusion but it still went on without personnel changes or actions against the corrupt investigative team.
23 – The IG report found: “The MYE Team did not seek to obtain every device, including those of Clinton’s senior aides, or the contents of every email account through which a classified email may have traversed.”
24 – Manafort interviewed twice before joining the Trump team. If he was guilty of anything why did they allow him to join the Trump team?
25 – In 2008, a questionable person on McCain’s POTUS campaign caught the attention of FBI counterintelligence, and the FBI privately approached McCain. That questionable person was quietly removed from Team McCain but this same sensitivity was not provided to the Trump team.
26 – The corrupt Obama FBI and DOJ used the “salacious and unverified” opposition research called the Steele dossier to open a counterintelligence investigation and obtain warrants but it wasn’t even verified and it was created by the opposition party [DNC]. [Multiple sources] 27 – Unprecedented leaking to the press: 13 different individuals at the FBI were feeding a journalist information.
28 – Dan Bongino asks the question: How did Halper go from being a CIA informant to an FBI informant? And he’s right. It is a DEVIATION FROM THE STANDARD PRACTICE for law enforcement agencies to give up/share their asset.
29 – The “probable cause” arrest of George Papadopoulos is a deviation from the standard practice.
30 – Halper was a CHS (Confidential Human Source). FBI rules prohibit using a CHS to spy on Americans before an official investigation has been created.
31 -Stone and Caputo say they believe they were the targets of a setup by U.S. law enforcement officials hostile to Trump which was before an official investigation which again is a deviation from standard practice.
32 – The FBI interviewed Carter Page in March of 2016 about his Russian ties. Two months later, Comey is briefing the NSC about his concerns about Carter Page. Nothing of any note happened in those intervening months to cause a rise of concerns, so whatever concerns Comey had Comey had them before Page was hired on as an adviser. It was a DEVIATION FROM STANDARD PRACTICE for Comey to not have warned Trump about Page. Comey warns Obama instead who also takes no steps to warn Trump.
33 – Another deviation from the standard practice is to start an investigation without a crime.
34 – Planting the Isikoff article to be used in court to obtain a FISA warrant.
35 – Related to the FBI, it’s important to note that former DNI chief James Clapper limited the IC report for review to only 3 agencies rather than send the report out to all 17 agencies for review. This way he was able to control what was put into the report – another deviation from the standard practice.

This may only be a partial list of FBI abuses and actions taken with deviations from standard practice, if not clear cut crimes.  The gangsters who ran Obama’s FBI, from Mueller to Comey, are so corrupt, current and former agents are now embarrassed to be part of the once storied federal agency.  Quite frankly, it’s doubtful if the FBI can ever be trusted again!

via STUNNING LIST: 35 Times the FBI “Deviated from Standard Practice” or Committed Crimes in Effort to Exonerate Hilary and Indict Trump — The Gateway Pundit

RenewAmerica Newsletter for January 15, 2019

January 15, 2019
Alan Keyes calls Trump TV speech ‘an act of impeccable statesmanship’
ALAN KEYES — President Trump’s televised address to the nation last week was an act of impeccable statesmanship. He said what was needed, in the way it needed to be said. He addressed the cost – – in human lives, seething disorder, and money – – of the dereliction of duty characteristic of his immediate predecessors (Democrats Obama and Clinton, and Republicans George H.W. and George W. Bush). They neglected or refused to carry out the Constitution’s mandate to see that our nation’s immigration laws are faithfully executed…. (more)

January 15, 2019
CLIFF KINCAID — The slogan of The Washington Post is “Democracy dies in darkness.” So I did a search of recent articles on its website about its billionaire owner, Jeff Bezos, who does business with the CIA and NSA and finds himself in the middle of a sex scandal that makes even liberals cringe. I found a story about his announced “split” with his wife in which a lawyer is quoted as saying “the couple’s amicable joint statement indicates that the split probably won’t be messy or protracted.” The lawyer added, “Sounds like they are making an effort to do this the right way and not make it into a public spectacle.”… (more)

January 15, 2019
MARINE CORPS TIMES — The Pentagon announced late Monday that it is extending the mission of active duty troops to the Mexico border through September, marking almost a year-long domestic deployment of forces there. The approximately 4,500 active duty and National Guard forces now on the border were first sent there in late October 2018 to meet a request from President Donald Trump and the Department of Homeland Security to secure border entry points from thousands of immigrants traveling north through Mexico to seek asylum in the U.S. Several units have rotated in and out during that time, and have been tasked to lay concertina wire, barriers and help assist border patrol agents at points in Texas, Arizona and California…. (more)

January 15, 2019
NEWSMAX — President Donald Trump is facing an organized “coup” at the Department of Justice, his former attorney John Dowd said Monday. During an appearance on “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Radio, Dowd said current and former officials at the DOJ and FBI were out to get Trump from the beginning…. (more)


January 14, 2019
On Trump probe, he says bureau ‘defied the law, ignored or perverted facts’
GREGG JARRETT — Pointing to a New York Times story revealing the FBI investigated in 2017 whether President Trump was a covert Russian agent, Fox News analyst Greg Jarrett concludes “dishonesty and corruption are endemic” at the bureau. Jarrett, in an opinion piece for FoxNews.com, said the “accusation itself was ludicrous on its face.”… (more)

January 14, 2019
NEWSMAX — President Donald Trump tweeted on Sunday that the United States has begun withdrawing from Syria. “Starting the long overdue pullout from Syria while hitting the little remaining ISIS territorial caliphate hard, and from many directions,” Trump wrote. “Will attack again from existing nearby base if it reforms. Will devastate Turkey economically if they hit Kurds. Create 20 mile safe zone.”… (more)


January 14, 2019
NEWSMAX — Secretary of State Mike Pompeo dismissed as “ludicrous” a New York Times report that the FBI began to investigate whether President Donald Trump was a national security threat after he axed former bureau director James Comey…. (more)


January 14, 2019
NEWSMAX — ABC Chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl on Sunday said Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report is “almost certain to be anti-climactic.” Karl, who was on “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” discussing the bombshell report in The New York Times and Washington Post that said the FBI opened up a counterintelligence investigation into President Donald Trump in the days after he fired James Comey because they were suspicious of his behavior, also said there has been no proof of collusion between Trump’s campaign team and the Russians during the 2016 presidential election…. (more)

January 14, 2019
JEN KERNS — Even though the left-wing media will never give him credit, President Trump has been far tougher on Russia than his predecessor, Barack Obama. For starters, it was President Obama who, according to Reuters, was “caught on camera” saying to a Russian leader that he’ll have more flexibility after the election – – not President Trump…. (more)


January 14, 2019
FOX NEWS — GoFundMe could be returning more than $20 million in donations to help fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall if donors don’t redirect their funds to a newly created nonprofit, reports said Friday. Triple-amputee U.S. Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage, 37, created the campaign, dubbed “We The People Will Fund The Wall,” last month. It quickly went viral and has amassed more than 338,000 donors. But the campaign failed to reach its $1 billion goal…. (more)


January 14, 2019
NEWSMAX — The Capital Area Food Bank has organized five free pop-up markets in the Washington D.C. area to provide fresh produce and canned goods to help government employees during the partial federal shutdown, WUSA9 reported. All furloughed government employees and federal contractor are eligible to receive the items…. (more)

January 14, 2019
‘A dangerous business. This isn’t a lunch counter’
WORLDNETDAILY — Does an American gun range have the right to exclude Muslims who are members of the Council on American-Islamic Relations because of the group’s ties to terrorism? That question could soon have a legal answer as a Muslim has filed a discrimination suit against the owners of a gun range in Oklahoma…. (more)

January 12, 2019
WASHINGTON EXAMINER — President Trump has the constitutional and legal right to invoke his emergency powers to divert funds to build a wall along the southern border without running afoul of the Constitution or the law, according to top legal analysts…. (more)


January 12, 2019
DAILY CALLER — White House press secretary Sarah Sanders responded quickly to a Friday New York Times report claiming that President Donald Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey led officials to begin investigating “whether he had been working on behalf of Russia against American interests.”… (more)


January 12, 2019
Criticized for not having department ready to respond to killer of 17
WORLDNETDAILY — The sheriff whose deputies failed to confront the shooter at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, one year ago has been removed by Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Sun-Sentinel reported former Broward Sheriff Scott Israel was replaced by former Coral Springs Police Sgt. Gregory Tony, 40…. (more)

January 12, 2019
DAILY SIGNAL — Newly elected Sen. Marsha Blackburn announced Thursday that she has introduced her first bill in the Senate, one that would end federal funding to all abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood…. (more)


January 12, 2019
PEOPLE — Shirley Boone, the wife of legendary 1950’s singer Pat Boone, has died. She was 84. Shirley passed away peacefully on Friday morning at the pair’s home in Beverly Hills after suffering complications from vasculitis, which she had contracted less than a year ago…. (more)


January 11, 2019
BRYAN FISCHER — Here is the message that greeted me on Monday morning as I opened my computer and began researching yesterday’s program: We’ve temporarily limited some of your account features… (more)

January 11, 2019
NEWSMAX — Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Thursday that President Donald Trump should declare a national emergency and bypass Congress to fund a wall on the U.S. border with Mexico. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “refusal to negotiate on funding for a border wall/barrier – even if the government were to be reopened – virtually ends the congressional path to funding for a border wall/barrier,” Graham said in a statement…. (more)


January 10, 2019
Even if it stops only 3% to 4% of expected illegal crossers
WORLDNETDAILY — A study shows that President Trump’s southern border security wall would save American taxpayers far more than it would cost. The analysis comes from Steven Camarota of the Center for Immigration Studies, who pointed out that the key issues are the cost of each illegal immigrant compared to the cost of a wall…. (more)

January 10, 2019
WASHINGTON TIMES — Senators passed a bill Thursday to ensure all federal employees, whether they are still working or were furloughed, will be paid in full when the partial government shutdown ends. The shutdown will cross the three-week mark on Friday, which is also the same day that they will miss their first paychecks…. (more)

January 10, 2019
WASHINGTON TIMES — President Trump Wednesday assured federal workers sidelined by the partial government shutdown that they’ll get paid retroactively. “They’re all going to get the money and I think they’re going to be happy,” he told reporters at the White House on the 19th day of the shutdown…. (more)

January 10, 2019
WASHINGTON TIMES — Congressional Democratic leaders have embraced the goal of increased border security in their fight with President Trump, proposing measures to harden the U.S. ports of entry – – but omitting the barrier they supported five years ago. Those designated border crossings account for roughly 2.5 percent of the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexico border…. (more)


January 10, 2019
Ex-Obama official bought ads on fake pages during midterms
WORLDNETDAILY — Led by a former Obama official, Democratic operatives bought ads on misleading Facebook pages to suppress Republican voter turnout in the recent midterm elections, reported the Daily Caller News Foundation…. (more)

January 9, 2019
Disappointingly ‘somber and stern’ in televised response to Trump
NEWSMAX — Democratic leadership appears to “struggle…to relate to Americans,” strategist Andrew Feldman said Wednesday. In a panel discussion Wednesday on The Hill.TV’s “Rising” program, a day after President Donald Trump’s Oval Office speech on border security, Feldman said he was disappointed in the somber and stern televised response from Senate Minority leader Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif…. (more)

 

January 15, 2019 Truth2Freedom Briefing Report (US•World•Christian)

REUTERS

President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. attorney general, William Barr, will likely have to explain his past criticism of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of Russian election meddling at his Senate confirmation hearing starting on Tuesday.

President Donald Trump will meet members of Congress at the White House later on Tuesday as the partial U.S. government shutdown enters a 25th day without resolution amid a standoff over border wall funding.

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead the American delegation to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, next week, filling in for President Donald Trump, two senior administration officials said.

The United States and North Korea plan to hold high-level talks in Washington this week to discuss a second meeting between their leaders, South Korean media said on Tuesday, as the old enemies seek an “interim” deal to revitalizes nuclear talks.

The U.S. military will extend a mission to support security along the U.S. border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday.

Prime Minister Theresa May faced the prospect of a historic defeat in a vote on her Brexit deal in parliament on Tuesday potentially leaving Britain in limbo about the biggest political and economic change for the country in decades.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday signed a decree that will temporarily make it easier for Brazilians to buy guns, a first step in a campaign promise to overturn the country’s strict regulations that have essentially prohibited civilians from bearing arms.

Three people, including a police officer, were killed in Zimbabwe on Monday during protests against a sharp hike in fuel prices, police spokeswoman Charity Charamba said.

A federal judge on Tuesday set aside U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire.

U.S. producer prices fell by the most in more than two years in December amid declines in the costs of energy products and trade services, adding to signs of tame inflation that could allow the Federal Reserve to be patient about raising interest rates this year.

AP Top Stories

Hundreds of Honduran migrants began the long trek north on Monday, part of new US-bound caravan that hopes to succeed even as a previous wave of Central Americans were unable to quickly enter the United States.

The Taliban on Tuesday claimed responsibility for a powerful truck bomb in Kabul that ripped through surrounding neighborhoods, killing at least four people including an Indian national, and wounding more than 100 in the latest assault on the Afghan capital.

Iran launched a satellite criticized by the United States as a breach of a UN resolution on Tuesday but it failed to reach orbit, the telecommunications minister said.

More than 30,000 public school teachers in Los Angeles walked off the job on Monday to press their demands for better pay, smaller class sizes and more educators.

Freezing temperatures and the lack of medical care have killed at least 15 displaced Syrian children in recent weeks, the United Nations reported on Tuesday.

The bodies of three children – aged 1, 4 and 6 -have been discovered in a chest freezer left outside a home in Suwanee County, Florida.

Pacific Gas and Electric, the utility company that has been tied to deadly wildfires in California, said Monday it plans to file for bankruptcy protection at the end of the month.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday urged Iran to quickly remove its forces from neighboring Syria or face continued attacks on them by Israel.

Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro ordered a 300 percent increase in the monthly minimum wage and pledged to boost oil production to 5 million barrels a day by 2025.

A slowdown in fighting in Yemen’s Hodeida province has allowed the UN to deliver more than 3,000 tons of food to two areas for the first time in six months, the World Food Program said.

The Russian Navy is on track to deploy up to 32 of its “Poseidon” thermonuclear drones across four submarines, according to Russian state media.

BBC

Seeds taken up to the Moon by China’s Chang’e-4 mission have sprouted, says China National Space Administration. It marks the first time any biological matter has grown on the Moon, and is being seen as a significant step towards long-term space exploration.

A severe fuel shortage has hit Addis Ababa and neighboring towns. Many petrol stations have run out of fuel and motorists have been forced to queue for long hours at any that have supplies today.

One of the two Indian women who defied a historic ban to enter a Hindu temple is recovering in hospital after her mother-in-law allegedly attacked her.

Activists in Russia say there has been a new crackdown against LGBT people in Chechnya. The Russian LGBT Network believes about 40 people have been imprisoned since December – two of whom they say have died under torture.

WND

George Soros, founder of the Open Society Foundations, donates billions of dollars to far-left causes, including advocates for global open borders. One of the world’s most influential advocates for open borders lives behind a large wall.

Stacey Abrams said she would not oppose the extension of voting rights to non-citizens in local elections. Abrams ran for Georgia’s governorship as the Democrats’ nominee in 2018 and is the Democrats’ former leader in Georgia’s House of Representatives.


Mid-Day Snapshot

The Foundation

“A good moral character is the first essential in a man, and that the habits contracted at your age are generally indelible, and your conduct here may stamp your character through life. It is therefore highly important that you should endeavor not only to be learned but virtuous.” —George Washington (1790)

GOP Responds to Racism While Dems Ignore It

McCarthy strips King of committee assignments, while Pelosi ignores anti-Semitism within her party.

The Contraception Mandate and Judicial Resistance

Judges are upholding Obama’s executive actions by striking down Trump’s.

Leftmedia Hot Air on 2018 Carbon-Emissions Increase

Ecofascists are warning that emissions are slated to take off once again. They’re wrong.

Democrats Move to Strip States of Election Powers

House Dems push a bill to federalize much of what the Constitution set up as state authority.

Pompeo Brings New Attitude to the Middle East

It’s a very welcome change from the gross foreign policy plunders of the Barack Obama years.

WWII Veteran Receives Over 50,000 Birthday Cards

Birthday cards and notes thanking Sherman for his service have come from all 50 U.S. states and 10 countries.

Video: Assault Weapon Bans Are All About Appearance

Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s latest bill classifies firearms not by what they do but based on how they look.

Tuesday Short Cuts

“If AOC or Warren were to have their way, the rich would pay less, not more, of the burden of the taxes.” —Stephen Moore

Tuesday Top Headlines

Trump and lawmakers paralyzed, “Gang of 20,” new caravan, Steve King removed, Brexit on the brink, and more.

Today’s Opinion

Dennis Prager

The Left, the Wall, the Truth

Stephen Moore

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vs. JFK

Rich Lowry

The FBI Tramples Our Political Order

Cal Thomas

Cough Up, America

Hans von Spakovsky

Former Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Lies to IRS, Lenders and Congress — Why Believe His Attacks on Trump?


Today’s Meme


Today’s Cartoon


News – 1/15/2019

China’s getting into extraterrestrial agriculture, sprouts seeds in moon lander

For the first time anybody is aware of, seeds have sprouted on a celestial body beyond Earth. The China National Space Administration released a photo Tuesday showing that cotton seeds brought to the far side of the moon by the country’s Chang’e 4 lander had germinated, the South China Morning Post reports. Liu Hanlong, chief of the first biological growth experiments on the moon, said rapeseed and potato seeds have also sprouted, but cotton was first.

World Council of Churches Trained 2,000 Activists in Anti-Israel Advocacy

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has sent nearly 2,000 participants to Israel, and Judea and Samaria, since 2002 to train them in anti-Israel narratives and assign them to communities worldwide, according to a report from NGO Monitor.

Xi makes it Clear – Prepare for War with Taiwan – Maybe a Convenient way for the U.S. to bankrupt China

President Xi, made it clear that a war with Taiwan is inevitable. In his speech Xi made it said that there is only one China. President Xi described it as “inevitable requirement”. SCMP notes that Xi has little patience with Taiwan; Xi has said the “problem” cannot be put off for another generation and has called on the military to be prepared to fight “bloody battles” for every “single inch” of its territory.

Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

The U.S. military will extend a mission to support security along the U.S. border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border mission.

Turkey to Build First-Ever Church in Its Modern Republic

Work on the first-ever church to be built in the modern Republic of Turkey will start next month. Construction on the church will take about two years, according to The Christian Post. The church is expected to serve Syriac Orthodox Christians. The church’s capacity is about 700 people. There are some 17,000 Syriac Orthodox Christians living in Istanbul.

Polish mayor dies after being stabbed at charity concert

The mayor of Gdansk, Poland, who the American Jewish Committee called “a longtime friend of the Jewish community,” died a day after he was stabbed at a charity concert.

The Rise of DNA Testing as the Precursor to Messiah

Rabbi Berger speculated that the new technology foreshadows the actions of the Messiah that will follow. “The Zohar stated that in the last 1,000 years, all of the wisdom that is contained in creation will be revealed,” Rabbi Berger said. “But all of this wisdom will be embodied in the Messiah himself.”

Babylon Calling

…word came that several Iraqi delegations had visited Israeli government officials! Wow, what an amazing turnaround of history, especially given the hostilities of the last century between the countries. Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged this latest breakthrough and it is nothing short of amazing.

Netanyahu warns Iran: You had better leave Syria – now

After Iran denies it is has military presence in Syria, Netanyahu advises Iran to ‘get out of there fast’, vowing to intensify air campaign. “Yesterday I heard the Iranian foreign ministry spokesman saying ‘Iran has no military presence in Syria, we only advise them’,” said the Israeli premier. “So let me advise them — get out of there fast, because we’ll continue our forceful policy of attacking, as we promised and are doing, fearlessly and relentlessly,” Netanyahu continued.

Satellite images show complete destruction of Iranian weapons cache

New satellite images of an Iranian weapons storehouse at the Damascus International Airport showed the complete destruction of the site following Israeli airstrikes on Friday. A side-by-side comparison released by the Israeli satellite company ImageSat International shows a photo taken December 23 of a 20×50 meters structure alongside a photo taken on Monday January 14, in which three craters can be seen where the compound once stood.

Netanyahu to Iran: ‘Get out of Syria fast. We won’t stop attacking’

Netanyahu sent a warning to Iran at the appointment ceremony of incoming IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi Tuesday morning. In referring to Iran’s entrenchment Syria, Netanyahu said: “I’m telling you, get out of there fast. We wont stop attacking.” The prime minister frequently warns against an Iranian presence in Syria, saying Israel will not allow for the regime to take hold there.

Zimbabwe fuel protests: MDC opposition office torched

The main office of Zimbabwe’s opposition party, MDC, has been torched following protests sparked by the more than doubling of the fuel price. Photos taken at the scene show security gates torn down, windows smashed and burnt debris on the floor. Several people have been killed and hundreds arrested following protests in the capital, Harare, and Bulawayo.

Robert Schellenberg case: China accuses Canada of ‘double standards’

China has rejected accusations from Canada that it is arbitrarily applying a death sentence to a Canadian convicted of drug smuggling. Beijing accused Canada of double standards. Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was initially given a 15-year jail term in November – but on Monday a court increased the sentence, saying it was too lenient. The ruling is likely to worsen a diplomatic row between the countries.

Syria war: Turkey ready to create ‘safe zone’ for Kurds – Erdogan

urkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he responded positively to Donald Trump’s call for a “safe zone” along its border with Kurdish-held Syria. The leaders spoke by telephone after Mr Trump threatened to “devastate Turkey economically” if it attacked a Kurdish militia when allied US troops withdrew. Turkey regards the People’s Protection Units (YPG) as a terrorist group.

Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

The U.S. military will extend a mission to support security along the U.S. border with Mexico through Sept. 30, the Pentagon said on Monday. Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the extension in response to a request from the Homeland Security Department, the Pentagon said in a statement. There are about 2,350 troops assigned to the border mission.

Iran fails to launch satellite into orbit after ignoring warnings from US

Iran‘s attempt to launch a satellite failed to reach orbit, the country’s telecommunications minister has said. The rocket carrying the Payam satellite failed to reach the “necessary speed” in the third stage of its launch, Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi told Iranian state television. Mr Jahromi said the rocket had successfully passed its first and second stages before developing problems in the third.

World’s 2nd-deadliest Ebola outbreak reaches 600 confirmed cases

The second-largest, second-deadliest Ebola outbreak in history has reached 600 confirmed cases in five months, health officials said. Since the outbreak was declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo on Aug. 1, a total of 649 people have reported symptoms of hemorrhagic fever in the country’s northeastern provinces of North Kivu and Ituri. Among those cases, 600 have tested positive for Ebola virus disease…

GIANT food stores to use in-store robots at all locations

GIANT food stores will begin introducing a new robotic assistant to all of its 172 stores. The new robot, “Marty,” is tall and gray with googly eyes. This robot will be working alongside associates. Marty moves around the store unassisted and is used to identify hazards such as liquid, powder and bulk-food items spills. The robot frees up associates to spend more time serving customers.

Senior US official vows to counter Iran, Hezbollah on Lebanon visit

The US will step up efforts to counter Iran’s “dangerous activities” around the region including the financing and activities of proxy organizations such as Lebanon’s Hezbollah, a senior US official said Monday. US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale spoke following talks he held with Lebanese politicians at the end of an official visit.

No clear path for California as massive PG&E utility nears bankruptcy

PG&E Corp’s announcement that it will file for bankruptcy, citing massive potential liability from deadly wildfires, puts California politicians in quandary, whether to offer a bailout or risk allowing the state’s largest private utility to fail. Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, told reporters late on Monday his team was discussing the possibility of helping PG&E (PCG.N) stay solvent, but no decisions had been made.

Hundreds of Hondurans set off toward United States in new caravan

Hundreds of Honduran migrants began the long trek north on Monday, part of new U.S.-bound caravan that hopes to succeed even as a previous wave of Central Americans were unable to quickly enter the United States. Central American migrant caravans have become a flashpoint in the debate over U.S. immigration policy, as President Donald Trump has remained adamant that the migrants will be barred from crossing the border.

White House Reportedly Explored Military Options for U.S. Strike on Iran
The White House explored military options to strike Iran, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal on Sunday. Following a mortar attack on the US Embassy in Baghdad in September by a group linked to Iran, US National Security Adviser John Bolton asked the Pentagon to provide the military with options to ‘strike back’ at the Islamic Republic, according to the report.

Abortion Advocate Says ‘Fetal Tissue Is Not A Person.’ The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti Crushes Her.

An abortion advocate who serves as a senior editor at Romper and columnist for Bustle decided to weigh in once more on the issue on Twitter, insisting “fetal tissue is not a person,” prompting a response from The Daily Wire’s Emily Zanotti that slammed her for her cavalier disregard for the sanctity of human life.

SODOM AND GEMORRAH: Shock and outrage as 10 year-old drag star is pictured with a naked adult drag queen

Ten-year-old Canadian school boy, also known as Queen Lactatia, also known as Nemis Quinn Mélançon-Golden, also known as Baby Drag Artist Extraordinaire, is the most recent child victim involved in an overly sexualised drag related incident.

British Public School: Boys Can Have Periods Too

In what can only be described as a rejection of biology and reason, the Brighton & Hove City Council in southeast England recently approved LGBT guidelines for its schools whereby students will be taught that “menstruation must be inclusive of all genders,” apparently including biological males and transgender females (i.e., boys pretending to be girls).

Time Magazine Publishes Op-Ed Encouraging Readers To Start Piggy Banks For Abortion
Time Magazine published an op-ed Monday encouraging readers to set aside money for their future abortions and telling women that an “emergency abortion fund” should be a staple of their savings plan.

Data: White American Births Below Replacement Level In Every State
The United States birth rate remains well below the replacement level needed as white American births plummet in all 50 states and the District of Colombia.

Gillette Ad Challenges Men To Shave Their ‘Toxic Masculinity’
Shaving supply company Gillette is trying to change cultural norms with a new ad campaign aimed at men challenging them to “shave their toxic masculinity.”

Bombshell report shows Johnson & Johnson talc baby powder products are contaminated with cancer-causing asbestos – and the company has known for nearly 50 years

Johnson & Johnson (J&J), an iconic household name in the United States, is facing a multitude of lawsuits after it was revealed that the company’s talc baby powder products are contaminated with cancer-causing asbestos – a fact that the company has known about since at least the early 1970s, it turns out.

Democrats Won’t Challenge The Anti-Semitism In Their Party

Freshman Democratic Rep. Rashida Tlaib of Michigan has called President Trump a “mother-f***er” and accused American politicians of having a dual loyalty to Israel — why won’t Democratic leaders challenge the radicals inside their party?

3.0 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes In East Tennessee

A 3.0 magnitude earthquake hit east Tennessee about 12 miles south of Knoxville during the early hours of Monday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Democrat Presidential Contender Tulsi Gabbard Under Fire for Past Traditional Marriage Support
Democratic presidential contender Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) is under fire for her past activism and statements in favor of traditional marriage and against “homosexual activists.”

“Mystery virus” spreading like wildfire across U.S. population, putting people in bed for a MONTH… is this a depopulation bioweapon experiment?
Unfortunately, a new virus is going around that is turning what is normally a week-long nuisance into a month-long nightmare – and speculation abounds regarding its origin.


Headlines – 1/15/2019

Does peace with the Palestinians matter this Israeli election? The Palestinians, peace talks, and settlements seem to be almost entirely irrelevant to this election season

UN chief backs 2-state solution in talks with Abbas

Abbas set to assume chairmanship of major UN bloc

Abbas asks UN for protective force against Israel prior to chairing G77

In role reversal, Abbas pressures Hamas as Israel allows aid

Muslims protest against kippah-clad policeman at Temple Mount

Republican Palestinian-American is sole vote against anti-Semitism monitor

Israeli divers to search for Holocaust victims’ remains in the Danube

Israeli firm unearths gemstone with mineral mix previously only found in space

Israel Reaches Deal With Several Eastern Mediterranean Countries to Form Regional Gas Market

Steinitz: Israel will begin exporting gas to Egypt in a few months’ time

Israel okay signing deals with companies working in Iran, gov’t reveals

Israeli intel firm: Iran in final stages before launch of satellites into orbit

Iran says it’s launched a satellite that didn’t reach orbit

Crazy-rich Iranians face blowback at a time of sanctions and economic stress

Trump Asked Mattis for Plan to Blow Up Iranian ‘Fast Boats,’ Report Says

Iran: We don’t have a military presence in Syria – Iran dismisses claims by Israeli officials that Iranian targets in Syria were attacked

Israel inflating Iran’s presence in Syria to cover its own failures, Tehran says

Iran says claims about ‘hundreds’ of Israeli strikes in Syria are ‘baseless’

IDF chief finally acknowledges that Israel supplied weapons to Syrian rebels

Erdogan and Trump discuss creating security zone in Syria

Pompeo says Trump’s Turkey threat won’t alter Syria troop withdrawal

Visiting Lebanon, top US official says Hezbollah tunnels, rockets ‘unacceptable’

Pompeo in Riyadh: Saudis Assured Me of Accountability for Khashoggi Murder

Sculpture honoring Saudi Arabia to be removed from Ground Zero

North Korea’s Nuclear Program Quietly Advances, Pressuring Trump

3rd drug tunnel found crossing into Arizona in past month

Pentagon extends mission to Mexico border through September

Trump and lawmakers paralyzed over shutdown as both sides remain dug in

Trump and Pelosi Are Locked in Their First Battle. Neither Can Afford to Lose

Both parties aim to woo defectors as shutdown drags on

The government shutdown could cause a disaster for the US economy if Trump follows through on his threat to continue the fight for ‘months’

Government Workers Idled by Shutdown Turn to Emergency Loans

No. of no-show airport security screeners soars in shutdown

May Faces Worst Government Defeat in 95 Years in Key Brexit Vote

Record U.S.-China trade gap may signal slower global growth

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Santorini volcano (Greece): earthquake swarm southwest off the island

Popocateptl volcano in Mexico erupts to 25,000ft

Sabancaya volcano in Chile erupts to 24,000ft

Sheveluch volcano on Kamchatka, Russia erupts to 18,000ft

Planchon Peteroa volcano in Chile erupts to 17,000ft

Fuego volcano in Guatemala erupts to 15,000ft

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Santa Maria volcano in Guatemala erupts to 14,000ft

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Nation’s largest utility files for bankruptcy after deadly California wildfires

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Americans more likely to die from opioid overdose than in a car accident

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Second U.S. judge blocks Trump administration birth control rules

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