Daily Archives: July 7, 2019

Rep. Andy Biggs: Every President Included Some Type of Nationality Question on Census Except Barack Obama in 2010 (VIDEO) — The Gateway Pundit

On Sunday Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ) joined Charles Payne on Sunday Morning Futures.

During their discussion Rep. Biggs reminded the audience that Obama was the first president to omit the nationality question entirely from the US Census. Obama knew this would help Democrats and give the hard left in the country more power.

This also helps explain why the Democrat Party today is open borders — It may destroy the country but it helps them hold power.

Via Sunday Morning Futures:

As TGP reported yesterday…

It wasn’t that long ago that the US Census asked about citizenship.

This is page 4 from the 2000 US Census.
Notice question 13:

Here is a chart on when the citizenship was asked in the US Census.

The citizenship was asked in 2000 on 1/6 of samples.

Obama took the question off the census in 2010 so he could help the Democrat Party to hold power.

Now President Trump wants it back on the census.

via Rep. Andy Biggs: Every President Included Some Type of Nationality Question on Census Except Barack Obama in 2010 (VIDEO) — The Gateway Pundit

Three Years Ago This Week: FBI Director James Comey Gave His Famous Hillary Exoneration Speech — The Gateway Pundit

It’s now been three years since the infamous James Comey speech where he sanctimoniously exonerated Hillary Clinton of any and all crimes related to her maintenance and destruction of thousands of classified and subpoenaed emails.

A few days after Hillary was interviewed by the FBI’s corrupt investigator Peter Strzok and a week after Hillary’s husband and former President Bill Clinton met with AG Loretta Lynch on an airport tarmac, FBI Director James Comey unanimously by himself exonerated Hillary Clinton of any crimes related to her email server and destruction of subpoenaed emails.

Hillary’s actions were criminal as pointed out by Comey but he became judge and juror in not recommending an indictment –

This historic event and the biggest joke in law enforcement history is now in song –

Three years later Hillary lost the election.  Comey was fired in shame.  But both unfortunately still walk free after committing numerous crimes.

via Three Years Ago This Week: FBI Director James Comey Gave His Famous Hillary Exoneration Speech — The Gateway Pundit

Carmageddon Continues: New Vehicle Sales Plunge To “Horribly Mature” 1999 Levels | Zero Hedge

The auto industry continues to look like a bursting bubble in progress and all around sad state of affairs, despite low rates and the “prosperity” of the stock market hitting new all time highs. Meanwhile, under the surface of those numbers, the actual economy – especially in autos – is telling a different story.
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https://www.zerohedge.com, By Tyler Durden

New vehicle deliveries, combining fleet sales and retail sales, were down 1.5% in Q2 to 4.5 million vehicles, according to Wolf Street.

For the first half of the year, vehicle deliveries fell 2.4% to 8.4 million vehicles. This puts the pace for new vehicle sales on track to fall below 17 million for the year, which would be the worst level since 2014. Further, it has lowered estimates for the full year to 16.95 million units delivered, on par with a “horribly mature market” in 1999. In addition to a struggling consumer, these lowered estimates are also result of rising interest rates and competition from off-lease vehicles.

This has resulted, simply, in fewer customers splurging on new cars.

As we noted on Friday morning, it’s likely Ford and General Motors are breaking a sweat after the latest slate of economic data hit the wires. Though its overall truck sales held up, those of Ford’s signature F-Series pickup truck fell over last year in June. GM was not as fortunate with sales of its Silverado and Sierra trucks down, especially on the heavy-duty side of the line-up. With the caveat that fleet sales can indeed be trucks and comprised 24% of Fiat Chrysler’s June sales, Ram pickups were nonetheless the standout as a fresh redesign and fat incentives drove sales up over 2018.

Ford’s sales fell 4.1% in Q2. Car sales at Ford plunged another 21.4% to just 110,195 units, as customers continue to favor new pick up trucks, SUVs and vans instead. Truck sales rose 7.5% but F-series pickups fell 1.3%, cannibalized by Ford’s midsized pick up, the Ranger. However, even the company’s SUV sales look ugly – they fell 8.6% to 215,898 units.

According to newly released data on Friday, Ford also posted an abysmal quarter in China, selling a total of 154,042 vehicles in the second quarter, a 21.7% decrease compared to the same period last year. 

General Motors saw sales fall 1.5% in Q2 after plunging 7% in Q1. Fiat Chrysler sales fell 0.5% in Q2 and the company announced that it will abandon reporting deliveries on a monthly basis, following in the footsteps of Ford and GM. Here’s a better look at Q2 numbers for most auto makers:

No matter how you look at it, 2019 has been ugly:

  • Year to date, Toyota Motor sales are down 3.1% to 1,152,108 vehicles.
  • Year to date, Honda Motor sales have fallen 1.4% to 776,995 vehicles.
  • Year to date, Nissan sales are down 8.2% to 717,036 vehicles.
  • Year to date, Fiat Chrysler sales are down 2% to 1,096,110 vehicles.
  • Year to date, total GM auto sales in the U.S. are down 4.2% to 1,412,499.
  • Over the first half of 2019, total Ford sales are down 2.9% to 1,240,585.

To try and continue capitalizing on truck demand, automakers are flooding the market “with efficient and restructured versions of pickup trucks”. And the industry – not unlike most market participants across all sectors in general – is hoping for help from the Fed. A rate cut this summer could help drive more business to dealerships heading into the middle of the third quarter.

Recall, we reported just days ago that more than 25% of June’s 41,977 announced job cuts came in the automotive industry, according to Managing Economist for Refinitiv Jeoff Hall. Hall commented on Twitter that the industry’s 10,904 redundancies were the most in seven months and the second most in seven years.

Hall also noted that excluding autos, there were only 31,073 job cuts in June, the fewest in 11 months, in low-normal range.

About a month ago we focused on layoffs in the auto industry, noting that China, the United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and the United States have all seen at least 38,000 job cuts over the last six months.

Recall, at the beginning of June we noted that Bank of America had said that “the auto cycle had peaked”. 

While Bank of America attributed much of the downturn in the manufacturing sector to the ongoing trade war, it singled out the automotive industry as a specific area for concern. Calling the problem a “classic story of demand/supply mismatch”, the bank pointed out that producers continue to ramp up output at a time when demand has softened. It’s easy to see in the two following charts – one showing auto sales topping out and the other showing output and production not falling.

 

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Sex Trafficking, And Now Actor Kevin Spacey Questioned for Sexual Assault… Are the Clintons Next? — The Gateway Pundit

On Saturday night we found out that Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in New York as he entered the US from a vacation in Paris for sex trafficking crimes of minors.

This comes as no real surprise as we reported in November 2018 that the Miami Herald published an extensive report on Democrat donor and Clinton confidant Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex allegations –

Epstein abused dozens, if not hundreds, of teen girls.

It is well documented that former President Bill Clinton flew on convicted child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet.

We also noted that disgraced actor Kevin Spacey also traveled to Epstein’s Orgy Island.  

In June 2016 TGP reported that Bill Clinton visited the infamous Orgy Island (as reported by ZeroHedge) –

If you can name it — it has likely taken place this the lavish private island off the coast of Puerto Rico which boasts a beautifully landscaped plush luxury estate complete with its own helipad, privy only to certain members of the global elite.

Owned by Jeffery Epstein, a wealthy American financier and convicted sex offender, Little St. James Island appears to be somewhat of a gathering place and is a well desired hangout among key figureheads, actors and royalty to the likes of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Kevin Spacey and even Prince Andrew.

However, the people attending the lavish residence are likely do not go there to discuss “cutting edge scientific and medical research” as the Epstein VI Foundation would like you to believe, but rather go there to experience full-on sexual encounters with underage girls as young as fourteen.

That’s right, just like a scene out of the Hollywood blockbuster film Eyes Wide Shut, starring Tom Cruise, from wild parties to prostitution, orgies and even underage sex, Little St. James reportedly has it all and is seemingly a gathering point frequented by prominent jet-setters, and it is all being exposed. The cat is out of the bag so to speak…

Back in 2005 police conducted an 11-month-long undercover investigation on Jeffery Epstein and his estate after the mother of a 14-year-old girl went to police after suspecting her daughter was paid $300 for at least one sexual act on the island in which she was ordered to strip, leaving on just her panties while giving Epstein a massage.

Although police found tons of photos of young women on the island and even interviewed eyewitnesses, Epstein was hit with a mere slap on the wrist after “pleading to a single charge of prostitution.” Epstein later served 13-months of his 18-month service in jail.

In 2008 Epstein was hit again, this time with a $50 million civil suit after another victim, a woman, made a filing in a federal court claiming that she was “recruited” by Epstein to give him a “massage” but was essentially forced into having sexual intercourse with him for $200, which was payable upon completion.

Additionally it is important to point out that Bill Clinton was mentioned by the press often over the years — and not just for his controversial relationship with Monica Lewinsky, but rather his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein.

In fact, flight records indicate that ol’ Billy-boy would frequent the island paradise around the 2002 and 2005 era, while Hillary, Bill’s wife, was a Senator in New York.

Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.

In November we found out that corrupt Robert Mueller at the time was the Director of the FBI and was involved in the Epstein case!

The Epstein case was run out of DC and it appears that Epstein was an informant for Mueller’s FBI:

Mueller’s FBI again didn’t do its job in a high level criminal case involving the Clintons. The girls Epstein molested were not even interviewed by the FBI –

Five months after the plea deal with Epstein, the girls he molested still hadn’t been contacted. The kicker is – Mueller was involved – the case was ran out of DC! 

Congress needs to ask if Mueller was directly involved in the Epstein case.

It looks like Mueller and his Deep State gang protected Jeffrey Epstein and gave him a pass for molesting children. They possibly did this to protect his guests at Orgy Island. Two of the guests were reportedly Bill and Hillary Clinton.  Another guest was actor Kevin Spacey.

Now today it’s being reported that Kevin Spacey was taken in for questioning by Scotland Yard detectives for six more sexual abuse assault claims.

This story broke yesterday.  According to the Sun

A spokeswoman said: “In May 2019, a man was voluntarily interviewed under caution in America, by officers from the Met’s Complex Case Team. Inquiries are ongoing.”

This person was Kevin Spacey.

Last week it was announced that Hillary Clinton would no longer be the keynote speaker in October at the Cyber Defense Summit in October due to “unforeseen circumstances”.

Kevin Spacey is under investigation by Scotland Yard.  Jeffrey Epstein under arrest in New York.  Are the Clintons next?

via Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Sex Trafficking, And Now Actor Kevin Spacey Questioned for Sexual Assault… Are the Clintons Next? — The Gateway Pundit

HE CALLED IT! Trump Predicted “A Lot of Problems” for Bill Clinton with Epstein’s Famous Orgy Island — The Gateway Pundit

Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein

Florida billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on Saturday in New York for sex trafficking of minors, reported The Daily Beast.

NBC NEWS: Four sources with direct knowledge of the matter say that Jeffrey Epstein was taken into custody today in New York after arriving from an overseas flight.

He faces federal sex trafficking charges.

It wasn’t that long ago that Donald Trump told Sean Hannity that this would happen.

Sean Hannity: Uh, Bill Clinton?

Donald Trump: Nice guy. Got a lot of problems coming up in my opinion with the famous island with Jeffrey Epstein. Lot of problems.

via HE CALLED IT! Trump Predicted “A Lot of Problems” for Bill Clinton with Epstein’s Famous Orgy Island — The Gateway Pundit

ORGY ISLAND: Democratic Donor And Convicted Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Arrested In NYC On Child Sex Trafficking Charges, Flew ‘Lolita Express’ With Bill Clinton — Now The End Begins

Jeffrey Epstein, a wealthy, politically connected Florida financier, was arrested in New York on Saturday evening on sex trafficking charges, sources tell NBC 4 New York.

A few years ago I met a woman who worked in the Department of Defense, I won’t tell you her name. But during the course of our conversation, she told me that pedophilia and child sex rings were rampant in Washington, DC, and that all the real power brokers were in involved. Tonight it was reported that convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on child sex trafficking charges. Epstein used to fly his private child sex jet with pals like former president Bill Clinton. I wonder what Slick Willy is thinking right about now?

At some point, the child sex business in Washington will be exposed, and indeed it is being revealed to us in stages. Why do they do this? Because the vast majority of people in power are Luciferians and Freemasons, and they must continually offer a sacrifice to their god. That’s what places like the demonic Bohemian Grove is all about. Jeffrey Epstein has some very rich and powerful friends that include the political elite in a dozen countries, we have not heard the end of this thing yet.

Gawker reported that “Bill Clinton took repeated trips on the ” Lolita Express“—the private passenger jet owned by billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein—with an actress in softcore porn movies whose name appears in Epstein’s address book under an entry for “massages,” according to flight logbooks obtained by Gawker and published today for the first time. The logs also show that Clinton shared more than a dozen flights with a woman who federal prosecutors believe procured underage girls to sexually service Epstein and his friends and acted as a “potential co-conspirator” in his crimes.”

Jeffrey Epstein Arrested in NYC on Sex Trafficking Charges

FROM NBC NEWS: Jeffrey Epstein was expected to appear in federal court in Manhattan on Monday, two law enforcement officials said on a condition of anonymity. He will face federal charges for incidents between 2002-2005, three senior law enforcement sources told NBC News.

Trump Called It Back In 2016

A law enforcement official said Epstein would be charged with trafficking and conspiracy to traffic minors for sex. A senior official briefed on the case said there were dozens of alleged underaged victims, some as young as 14.

Epstein allegedly paid minors cash for massages and then sex acts, the source said. He would then pay those alleged victims even more to bring him their friends or others who he would also allegedly pay for sex acts.

Epstein’s lead attorney Jack Goldberger, told NBC News he “declines to comment at this time.” The crimes allegedly occurred at his homes on the Upper East Side and in Palm Beach, Florida.

Epstein was flying from Paris to New York on Saturday and was arrested at Teterboro Airport, the sources said. Spokesmen for the FBI, the NYPD and the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York declined to comment. READ MORE

Flight logs show Bill Clinton flew on sex offender’s jet ‘Lolita Express’ much more than previously known

FROM FOX NEWS: Former President Bill Clinton was a much more frequent flyer on a registered sex offender’s infamous jet than previously reported, with flight logs showing the former president taking at least 26 trips aboard the “Lolita Express” — even apparently ditching his Secret Service detail for at least five of the flights, according to records obtained by FoxNews.com.

Bill Clinton’s presence aboard Jeffrey Epstein’s Boeing 727 on 11 occasions has been reported, but flight logs show the number is more than double that, and trips between 2001 and 2003 included extended junkets around the world with Epstein and fellow passengers identified on manifests by their initials or first names, including “Tatiana.” The tricked-out jet earned its Nabakov-inspired nickname because it was reportedly outfitted with a bed where passengers had group sex with young girls.

“Bill Clinton … associated with a man like Jeffrey Epstein, who everyone in New York, certainly within his inner circles, knew was a pedophile,” said Conchita Sarnoff, of the Washington, D.C. based non-profit Alliance to Rescue Victims of Trafficking, and author of a book on the Epstein case called “TrafficKing.” “Why would a former president associate with a man like that?”

Jeffrey Epstein, who counts among his pals royal figures, heads of state, celebrities and fellow billionaires, spent 13 months in prison and home detention for solicitation and procurement of minors for prostitution. He allegedly had a team of traffickers who procured girls as young as 12 to service his friends on “Orgy Island,” an estate on Epstein’s 72-acre island, called Little St. James, in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Virginia Roberts, 32, who claims she was pimped out by Epstein at age 15, has previously claimed she saw Clinton at Epstein’s getaway in 2002, but logs do not show Clinton aboard any flights to St. Thomas, the nearest airport capable of accommodating Epstein’s plane. They do show Clinton flying aboard Epstein’s plane to such destinations as Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, China, Brunei, London, New York, the Azores, Belgium, Norway, Russia and Africa. READ MORE

Jeffrey Epstein Story Continues To Haunt Bill Clinton

Who is Jeffrey Epstein? A Miami Herald investigation

via ORGY ISLAND: Democratic Donor And Convicted Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein Arrested In NYC On Child Sex Trafficking Charges, Flew ‘Lolita Express’ With Bill Clinton — Now The End Begins

WHOA! Pervert Jeffrey Epstein Flew Clintons to Orgy Island – Robert Mueller Was Involved, Let Them Off — The Gateway Pundit

Tonight we found out that Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in New York for sex trafficking crimes of minors.

We reported in November 2018 that the Miami Herald published an extensive report on Democrat donor and Clinton confidant Jeffrey Epstein’s child sex allegations –

Epstein abused dozens, if not hundreds, of teen girls.

It is well documented that former President Bill Clinton flew on convicted child sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet.

And Robert Mueller was FBI director when Epstein was given a lenient 13 month jail stint for his years of child sex abuse.

In June 2016 TGP reported that Bill Clinton visited the infamous Orgy Island (as reported by ZeroHedge) –

If you can name it — it has likely taken place this the lavish private island off the coast of Puerto Rico which boasts a beautifully landscaped plush luxury estate complete with its own helipad, privy only to certain members of the global elite.

Owned by Jeffery Epstein, a wealthy American financier and convicted sex offender, Little St. James Island appears to be somewhat of a gathering place and is a well desired hangout among key figureheads, actors and royalty to the likes of former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Kevin Spacey and even Prince Andrew.

However, the people attending the lavish residence are likely do not go there to discuss “cutting edge scientific and medical research” as the Epstein VI Foundation would like you to believe, but rather go there to experience full-on sexual encounters with underage girls as young as fourteen.

That’s right, just like a scene out of the Hollywood blockbuster film Eyes Wide Shut, starring Tom Cruise, from wild parties to prostitution, orgies and even underage sex, Little St. James reportedly has it all and is seemingly a gathering point frequented by prominent jet-setters, and it is all being exposed. The cat is out of the bag so to speak…

Back in 2005 police conducted an 11-month-long undercover investigation on Jeffery Epstein and his estate after the mother of a 14-year-old girl went to police after suspecting her daughter was paid $300 for at least one sexual act on the island in which she was ordered to strip, leaving on just her panties while giving Epstein a massage.

Although police found tons of photos of young women on the island and even interviewed eyewitnesses, Epstein was hit with a mere slap on the wrist after “pleading to a single charge of prostitution.” Epstein later served 13-months of his 18-month service in jail.

In 2008 Epstein was hit again, this time with a $50 million civil suit after another victim, a woman, made a filing in a federal court claiming that she was “recruited” by Epstein to give him a “massage” but was essentially forced into having sexual intercourse with him for $200, which was payable upon completion.

Additionally it is important to point out that Bill Clinton has been mentioned by the press often over the years — and not just for his controversial relationship with Monica Lewinsky, but rather his friendship with Jeffery Epstein.

In fact, flight records indicate that ol’ Billy-boy would frequent the island paradise around the 2002 and 2005 era, while Hillary, Bill’s wife, was a Senator in New York.

Nothing to see here, folks. Move along.

In November we found out that corrupt  Robert Mueller, from the phony Russia Collusion hoax, was the Head of the FBI and Mueller was involved in the Epstein case!

The Epstein case was run out of DC and it appears that Epstein was an informant for Mueller’s FBI:

Mueller’s FBI again didn’t do its job in a high level criminal case involving the Clintons.  The girls Epstein molested were not even interviewed by the FBI  –

Five months after the plea deal with Epstein, the girls he molested still hadn’t been contacted.  The kicker is – Mueller was involved – the case was ran out of DC! –

Congress needs to ask if Mueller was directly involved in the Epstein case.

It looks like Mueller and his Deep State gang protected Jeffrey Epstein and gave him a pass for molesting children.  They possibly did this to protect his guests at Orgy Island.  Two of the guests were reportedly Bill and Hillary Clinton.

Mueller gave Epstein a pass by pretending that the crimes of some Bear Stearns executives were greater than the crimes of a child molester.  Who knows if the Bear Stearns execs even committed crimes.  Epstein was basically freed, the Clintons were out of danger, and Mueller fixed some more Deep State crimes.

Corrupt Mueller destroyed the FBI with years of corruption. This man in no way should be leading an investigation into anything on behalf of this great country.  It’s time to hold Mueller accountable.

via WHOA! Pervert Jeffrey Epstein Flew Clintons to Orgy Island – Robert Mueller Was Involved, Let Them Off — The Gateway Pundit

Report: Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Sex Trafficking and Conspiracy…. — The Last Refuge

Several media outlets are reporting on the arrest of Jeffrey Epstein on new charges relating to his prior controversial Florida arrest and conviction of sex crimes.

(Via Daily Beast) Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was arrested for allegedly sex trafficking dozens of minors in New York and Florida between 2002 and 2005, and will appear in court in New York on Monday, according to three law enforcement sources. The arrest, by the FBI-NYPD Crimes Against Children Task Force, comes about 12 years after the 66-year-old financier essentially got a slap on the wrist for allegedly molesting dozens of underage girls in Florida.

For more than a decade, Epstein’s alleged abuse of minors has been the subject of lawsuits brought by victims, investigations by local and federal authorities, and exposés in the press. But despite the attention cast on his alleged sex crimes, the hedge-funder has managed to avoid any meaningful jail time, let alone federal charges.

The new indictment—which, according to two sources, will be unsealed Monday in Manhattan federal court—will reportedly allege that Epstein sexually exploited dozens of underage girls in a now-familiar scheme: paying them cash for “massages” and then molesting or sexually abusing them in his Upper East Side mansion or his palatial residence in Palm Beach. Epstein will be charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors—which could put him away for a maximum of 45 years. The case is being handled by the Public Corruption Unit of the Southern District of New York, with assistance from the district’s human-trafficking officials and the FBI. (read more)

via Report: Jeffrey Epstein Arrested for Sex Trafficking and Conspiracy…. — The Last Refuge

BREAKING: Florida Billionaire and Clinton Friend Jeffrey Epstein Arrested in New York For Sex Trafficking of Minors — The Gateway Pundit

Jeffrey Epstein

Florida billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on Saturday in New York for sex trafficking of minors, reported The Daily Beast.

NBC NEWS: Four sources with direct knowledge of the matter say that Jeffrey Epstein was taken into custody today in New York after arriving from an overseas flight.

He faces federal sex trafficking charges.

The case is a part of a joint FBI – NYPD investigation and is expected to be publicly announced on Monday.

The Daily Beast reported:

Billionaire pedophile Jeffrey Epstein was arrested for allegedly sex trafficking dozens of minors in New York and Florida between 2002 and 2005, and will appear in court in New York on Monday, according to three law enforcement sources. The arrest, by the FBI-NYPD Crimes Against Children Task Force, comes about 12 years after the 66-year-old financier essentially got a slap on the wrist for allegedly molesting dozens of underage girls in Florida.

The new indictment—which, according to two sources, will be unsealed Monday in Manhattan federal court—will reportedly allege that Epstein sexually exploited dozens of underage girls in a now-familiar scheme: paying them cash for “massages” and then molesting or sexually abusing them in his Upper East Side mansion or his palatial residence in Palm Beach. Epstein will be charged with one count of sex trafficking of minors and one count of conspiracy to engage in sex trafficking of minors—which could put him away for a maximum of 45 years. The case is being handled by the Public Corruption Unit of the Southern District of New York, with assistance from the district’s human-trafficking officials and the FBI.

We reported in 2016 before the election that Bill Clinton took numerous trips on Epstein’s ‘Lolita Express’ to Epstein’s private “Orgy Island” where underage girls as young as 14 were prostituted for Epstein’s rich and famous clients like Clinton, Kevin Spacey and Prince Andrew.

The Clintons partied with Epstein while Donald Trump had him kicked out of Mar-a-Lago for hitting on a teenage girl.

Mike Cernovich requested documents on the Epstein case months ago. In March he received some information back from the courts and we found out that the lawyer working to keep the records of the case sealed worked for former FBI Directors James Comey and Robert Mueller.

Cernovich celebrated his win on Saturday.

via BREAKING: Florida Billionaire and Clinton Friend Jeffrey Epstein Arrested in New York For Sex Trafficking of Minors — The Gateway Pundit

REVOICE FOUNDER’S SBTS CRITICAL THEORY DISSERTATION:TGC TIES PART 2 — thirtypiecesofsilverdotorg

REVOICE SBTS DEVELOPMENT -AND ERLC ANDREW WALKER COLLABORATIONS

The movement behind the controversial pro LGBTQ+ Flourishing  Revoice Conference continues to reveal its roots within The Gospel Coalitions collaborations and youthful “brain trust” educated in both Southern Baptist and conservative PCA seminaries. The SBC just affirmed  the usefulness  of Critical Race Theory and intersectionality at it’s 2019 annual meeting weeks ago in Birmingham . Now the hard reality that these two vices of progressive social sciences have been in high gear and were used to launch the Revoice “LGBT+ Christian ” movement at TGC affiliated institutions is opened to public view.

NATE COLLINS DISSERTATION FROM SOUTHERN BAPTIST THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY OF TGC/SBC  LEADER ALBERT MOHLER 

TGC and SBTS leader Albert Mohler has tried desperately to hide the obvious – that his Seminary educated Nate Collins . Now the hard facts : Collins dissertation tells the story of the SBTS use and engagement  of Critical Theory and Intersectionality in educating activist like the Revoice founder and even allowing them to teach at the Southern Baptist flagship seminary -long celebrated as an anchor of conservatism and the trophy of the SBC Resurgence . Nate Collins birthed the Revoice movement via social sciences, critical theory and intersectionality developed at SBTS. Using both his skills and topic of study at SBTS Collins is seeking to establish room for a “Secondary Gender Identity” in New Testament context .

Read more: REVOICE FOUNDER’S SBTS CRITICAL THEORY DISSERTATION:TGC TIES PART 2 — thirtypiecesofsilverdotorg

UNEARTHING THE GOSPEL COALITION ROOTS OF REVOICE -PART 1 — thirtypiecesofsilverdotorg

By Rev Thomas Littleton 7/2/2019

The fallout of Revoice 2018 was still swirling as the 2019 event came and went. The most significant of revelation was the open participation of TGC LGBTQ+ expert Mark Yarhouse both speaking and working as part of the Revoice leadership council. He, along with former Christianity Today editor Andy Crouch, are helping provide leadership to this LGBTQ+ “flourishing ” movement helped to solidify (and explain) ‘sTGC shared braintrust and mainstream media promotion.

TGC/ D A Carson had commissioned a Whitepaper from Yarhouse in 2010 which set the stage for the overhaul of homosexuality / LGBTQ+ issues in the mostly Southern Baptist and Presbyterian Church in America churches and institutions under the TGC influence. Yarhouse has remained part of the steady supply of TGC speakers nuancing race, gender , sexuality and other contemporary “issues” using psychology , social sciences, and critical theory .

Read more: UNEARTHING THE GOSPEL COALITION ROOTS OF REVOICE -PART 1 — thirtypiecesofsilverdotorg

WATCH: Todd Friel of Wretched Radio Eviscerates Andy Stanley’s False Preaching in Three 11-Minute Videos; He Says the Book “Irresistible” is an ‘Undermining of the Authority of Scripture’ — BCNN1 – Black Christian News Network

Todd Friel and Andy Stanley

Wretched is a 501c3 non-profit organization that uses television, radio, and various other forms of media to create culturally-compelling and theologically-sound content with three goals in mind:

• Preach the Gospel.
• Equip the saints to preach & defend the Gospel.
• Strengthen the local church.

“Is Andy Stanley Unhitched?”

“Andy Stanley Doubles Down.”

“Say What, Andy?”

“Gungor Apostasy and Andy Stanley”

via WATCH: Todd Friel of Wretched Radio Eviscerates Andy Stanley’s False Preaching in Three 11-Minute Videos; He Says the Book “Irresistible” is an ‘Undermining of the Authority of Scripture’ — BCNN1 – Black Christian News Network

July 7 The Call to Serve

scripture reading: John 13:1–5
key verse: John 13:35

By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another.

If given a choice to serve or be served, most people would opt for the latter choice. The notion of servanthood, though not a repulsive idea, is certainly not a natural affinity. Although we stress quality service and attention to consumers in the commercial world, our private world is heavily weighted toward control and power.

Yet the call to servanthood is distinctly Christian; for Christ Himself, the Sovereign of the universe, came to serve, even to the point of death. A clue to His mission of suffering and service is found in the Upper Room Discourse. John described the scene as Christ stooped to wash the dusty feet of His disciples: “Jesus, knowing that the Father had given all things into His hands, and that He had come forth from God, and was going back to God, rose from supper, and laid aside His garments; and taking a towel, He girded Himself about” (John 13:3–4 nasb).

Jesus was secure in His identity as God’s Son and in His destiny. The mantle of servanthood was not a threat but a fulfillment of His mission.

You can serve others when you are secure in your relationship with the Father. When you minister to others, you do so in His name and demonstrate the reality of Christ in you.

Father, make me secure in my relationship with You. Then send me to minister to others in Your name, to demonstrate the reality of Jesus Christ.[1]


[1] Stanley, C. F. (1998). Enter His gates: a daily devotional. Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers.

Self Exalted Above God . . . The Delusion — Lighthouse Trails Inc

By Bill Randles

This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient to parents, unthankful, unholy, Without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, Traitors, heady, highminded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of godliness, but denying the power thereof: from such turn away.( 2 Timothy 3:1-6)

One of the problems that will lead directly into the Delusion and render most people utterly unable to recognize it or resist it is the fairly recent approach to “the SELF,” which our modern society has embraced.

Jesus taught plainly that the disciple who would follow him must deny self, take up his cross and follow Him (Matthew 16:24). Christians have known and taught this for centuries as basic Christianity.

Christians throughout the centuries may have misunderstood or over emphasized the renunciation of the Self, such as in the extreme asceticism of the Monks and mystics, but there was a general understanding that the SELF was a large part of our trouble and certainly was not to be exalted and esteemed.

What would the real Christian teaching about Self be? What does it really mean to deny self?

I believe that in its simplest form, self-denial is saying “No” to self. It starts by accepting the Gospel evaluation—that we are sinners, badly ruined by the fall, and certainly not the good people we imagined ourselves to be. The Christian life begins by a self-renunciation. If there be a “sinner’s prayer,” it is also a self-renunciation: “LORD, I am a sinner in need of mercy. I believe Jesus died for my sins and rose again; please save me and take over my life.”

This saying “no ” to self permeates the Christian life; for example, as we “renew our minds” by the Word, we have to say no to our own understanding and accept the Divine Revelation. As we progress, we must constantly renounce our own righteousness and goodness and confess “Not I but Christ.” In dealings with others, we are to esteem others better than ourselves, put others first, and serve rather than seek to be served.

But the last century, which saw the dawn of psychology is called “the century of the SELF.” Self-love and self-seeking became acceptable through the teachings of humanistic psychology throughout our society. Love of self and self-esteem were taught as personal virtues worth cultivating, eventually even infiltrating the churches and usurping the former insistence upon self-denial.

The True Church and self-indulgence are at odds with each other. Truth itself is authoritative and makes demands of us that we conform to it. Christian teaching on morality and ethics is also at war with the modern culture of self-gratification, and self-glorification.

But there are a good number of modern innovators in evangelicalism, as well as in the mainstream churches and in Catholicism, who have been working on a re-interpretation of Christianity which is more palatable because it allows people to preserve their own autonomy.

There is a tremendous crisis in authority in our day too because true submission to authority is an act of self-denial and humility. But there will be no honoring of parents or pastors or any other authority in the day of self-love because no one can be above anyone else in any sphere. One man’s opinion is as good as another’s; who is that pastor to tell me what the Bible says? We now make God in our own image and try to seek Him on our own terms.

Supposedly, now, one can be Christian and be gay, or a fornicator, or you name the sinful self-identification. We can all worship God according to our tastes; and worship is our personal experience rather than the adoration of the thrice holy God.

The Word of God is being re-interpreted along these lines as well, troublingly. Get ready for the new “Gay” Bible interpretations coming out, which will show us that the church has been wrong all along about homosexuality and other forms of deviancy. Theologians and apostate pastors are lining up to get on the “right side of history” and to take the side of Sodom in the culture wars.

All of the old certainties are under assault, our final conflict and testing is rushing upon us.

There is a church-growth movement which has exploded since the 1970s in mainstream churches as well as in evangelical and charismatic churches, employing marketing principles to fill a new kind of “consumer” religion, a church which offers an “experience” and which caters to the tastes of the “target” market of the “unchurched.” In some cases, polls have literally been conducted asking people what they would prefer in a church or what they would not have.

Subtly, this “SELFist” trend has transformed church culture, making congregations into consumers or shoppers, seeking for the most beneficial programs or the “best worship experience” or perhaps the most dynamic services to attend on the basis of entertainment value.

People’s tastes are being catered to in the name of God!

Thus, there is very little utility in actually insisting upon repentance, the horror of sin, the everlasting reward or judgment, and even the Prophetic plan of God. Because this upsets people, and perhaps humbles them, the new kind of Selfist churches instinctively avoid such subjects, knowing people may leave the churches which they have carefully built to cater to them.

This is how the warnings of the self-obsession of the last days are being fulfilled.

The Anti-Christ will merely be a man of his times. He “opposeth . . . all that is called God.” In the new world, SELF is supreme; Anti-Christ will be admired because he is the embodiment of the principle of SELF above God.

He is against all “that is worshipped” in the true sense.

There is a “Worship” revolution going on in churches. Sanctuaries are being painted black or dark colors; young, breathless musicians are leading thousands in worship services across the nation. Never has the “worship genre” been more popular in music.

However, true worship and adoration of the Triune God in Spirit and in truth goes against the supremacy of SELF; it is not self-exalting; it is, in fact, humility. We need to worship and were made to worship, to adore, and to prostrate and admire that which is above us. But only the worship of the only true God is elevating to us. All other worship, whether it be a sports team, a political party, or an ideal is destructive and corrosive to the soul.

Anti-Christ will denigrate the true worship of God but will instead convincingly demand the worship of himself and perhaps of mankind. People are being set up for it by the Self revolution, the false worship, the usurpation of the church by the consumer church, and in countless other ways.

Truly does scripture itself warn us, “There is a way which seemeth right unto a man, but the end thereof are the ways of death” (Proverbs 14:12).

(From Bill Randles’ blog; used with permission. Photo from bigstockphoto.com; used with permission.)

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via Self Exalted Above God . . . The Delusion — Lighthouse Trails Inc

Lord’s Day 27, 2019 — The Thirsty Theologian

I was glad when they said to me, “Let us go to the house of the Lord.”

Ho! Every one who thirsts, come to the waters;
And you who have no money come, buy and eat.
Come, buy wine and milk
Without money and without cost.
“Why do you spend money for what is not bread,
And your wages for what does not satisfy?
Listen carefully to Me, and eat what is good,
And delight yourself in abundance.
“Incline your ear and come to Me.
Listen, that you may live;
And I will make an everlasting covenant with you,
According to the faithful mercies shown to David.
“Behold, I have made him a witness to the peoples,
A leader and commander for the peoples.
“Behold, you will call a nation you do not know,
And a nation which knows you not will run to you,
Because of the Lord your God, even the Holy One of Israel;
For He has glorified you.”

Seek the Lord while He may be found;
Call upon Him while He is near.
Let the wicked forsake his way
And the unrighteous man his thoughts;
And let him return to the Lord,
And He will have compassion on him,
And to our God,
For He will abundantly pardon.
“For My thoughts are not your thoughts,
Nor are your ways My ways,” declares the Lord.
“For as the heavens are higher than the earth,
So are My ways higher than your ways
And My thoughts than your thoughts.
“For as the rain and the snow come down from heaven,
And do not return there without watering the earth
And making it bear and sprout,
And furnishing seed to the sower and bread to the eater;
So will My word be which goes forth from My mouth;
It will not return to Me empty,
Without accomplishing what I desire,
And without succeeding in the matter for which I sent it.
“For you will go out with joy
And be led forth with peace;
The mountains and the hills will break forth into shouts
of joy before you,
And all the trees of the field will clap their hands.
“Instead of the thorn bush the cypress will come up,
And instead of the nettle the myrtle will come up,
And it will be a memorial to the Lord,
For an everlasting sign which will not be cut off.”

—Isaiah 55

Hymn XXXIX.
Great effects by weak means.

Unbelief the soul dismays,
What objections will it raise!
But true faith securely leans
On the promise, in the means.

If to faith it once be known,
God has said, “It shall be done,
And in this appointed way;”
Faith has then no more to say.

Moses’ rod, by faith uprear’d,
Thro’ the sea a path prepar’d;
Jericho’s devoted wall,
At the trumpet’s sound must fall.

With a pitcher and a lamp,
Gideon overthrew a camp
And a stone, well aim’d by faith,
Prov’d the arm’d Philistine’s death.

Thus the Lord is pleas’d to try
Those who on his help rely;
By the means he makes it known,
That the pow’r is all his own.

Yet the means are not in vain,
If the end we would attain;
Tho’ the breath of pray’r be weak,
None shall find, but they who seek.

God alone the heart can reach;
Yet the ministers must preach;
’Tis their part the seed to sow,
And ’tis his to make it grow.

—John Newton, Olney Hymns. Book III: On the Rise, Progress, Changes, and Comforts of the Spiritual Life.

Grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.


Please don’t miss worshiping with your local congregation
if you can possibly help it.
But if you’re in need of a good sermon,
try these.

via Lord’s Day 27, 2019 — The Thirsty Theologian

Sunday’s Hymn: Savior, Thy Dying Love — Rebecca Writes

 

 

Saviour, thy dying love
Thou gavest me,
Nor should I aught withhold,
Dear Lord, from thee:
In love my soul would bow,
My heart fulfil its vow,
Some off’ring bring thee now,
Something for thee.

O’er the blest mercy-seat,
Pleading for me,
Upward in faith I look,
Jesus, to thee:
Help me the cross to bear,
Thy wondrous love declare,
Some song to raise, or prayer,
Something for thee.

Give me a faithful heart,
Guided by thee,
That each departing day
Henceforth may see
Some work of love begun,
Some deed of kindness done,
Some wand’rer sought and won,
Something for thee.

All that I am and have—
Thy gifts so free—
Ever in joy or grief,
My Lord, for thee;
And when thy face I see,
My ransomed soul shall be,
Through all eternity,
Offered to thee.

—Sylvanus D. Phelps

 

Other hymns, worship songs, or quotes for this Sunday:

via Sunday’s Hymn: Savior, Thy Dying Love — Rebecca Writes

7 july (preached 6 july 1856) 365 Days with Spurgeon

Profit and loss

“What shall it profit a man, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?” Mark 8:36

suggested further reading: Luke 12:15–21

Spiritually man is a great trader—he is trading for his own welfare; he is trading for time and for eternity; he keeps two shops: one shop is kept by an apprentice of his, a rough unseemly hand, of clayey mould, called the body; the other business, which is an infinitely more vast concern, is kept by one that is called “the soul” a spiritual being, who does not traffic upon little things, but who deals with hell or heaven, and trades with the mighty realities of eternity. Now, a merchant would be very unwise who should pay all attention to some small off-hand shop of his, and take no account whatever of a large establishment. And he would, indeed, be negligent, who should very carefully jot down every trifle of the expenditure of his own household, but should never think of reckoning the expenses of some vast concern that may be hanging on his hands. But the most of men are just as foolish—they estimate the profits (as they conceive them to be) which are gained in that small corner shop called the body, but they too seldom reckon up the awful loss which is brought about by a negligence of the soul’s concerns in the great matters of eternity. Let me beseech you, my brethren, while you are not careless of the body, as, indeed, you ought not to be, seeing that it is, in the case of believers, the temple of the Holy Spirit, to take more especial care of your souls. Decorate the tenement, but do not suffer the inhabitant to die of starvation; do not paint the ship while you are letting the crew perish for want of stores on board. Look to your soul, as well as to your body; to the life, as well as to that by which you live.

for meditation: We can be so bodily minded that we are no heavenly use

(1 Timothy 4:8 gives the right balance).

sermon no. 92[1]


[1] Spurgeon, C. H., & Crosby, T. P. (1998). 365 Days with Spurgeon (Volume 1) (p. 195). Leominster, UK: Day One Publications.

Forgiven Much — Religious Affections Ministries: Conservative Christianity, Worship, Culture, Aesthetics, Classical Education, Homeschooling, Family

They tried to make her leave. She knew she shouldn’t be here, but she loved him deeply, a love that came from a heart of desperate need.

He didn’t turn her away, though. He watched as she wiped away the tears that had dripped onto his feat as he reclined at table. Then she pulled out the small jar from the folds of her gown.

She heard a gasp. “That must have cost a fortune,” she heard someone exclaim. Indeed it had; it cost her everything she had.

She tapped the top of the flask on the stone floor. It cracked, filling the room with its strong fragrance. She carefully poured the smooth liquid on the master’s feet, and once gain wiped them gently with her hair.

“Why was the ointment wasted like that?” someone else scolded her. “For this ointment could have been sold for more than three hundred denarii and given to the poor.”

Another man, a religious leader, scoffed. “If this man were a prophet, he would have known who and what sort of woman this is who is touching him, for she is a sinner.”

It was only then the master lifted his face from what she was doing and turned to the others reclining around the table. “Leave her alone. Why do you trouble her?” He looked back to the woman, love in his eyes. “She has done a beautiful thing to me.”

Therefore I tell you, her sins,
which are many, are forgiven—
for she loved much.
But he who is forgiven little, loves little.
(Luke 7:47)

via Forgiven Much — Religious Affections Ministries: Conservative Christianity, Worship, Culture, Aesthetics, Classical Education, Homeschooling, Family

7 JULY 365 Days with Calvin

Submitting in Obedience

Now is my soul troubled; and what shall I say? Father, save me from this hour: but for this cause came I unto this hour. John 12:27

suggested further reading: Matthew 26:36–46

We may think it unbecoming for the Son of God to rashly utter a wish that he then immediately retracts to obey his Father. I readily admit that such is the folly of the cross that it gives offense to proud men. Yet the more the Lord of glory humbles himself, so much more illustrious is the manifestation of his vast love to us.

Besides, we ought to recollect that the human feelings, from which Christ was not exempt, were pure and free from sin in him, yet they were guided and regulated in obedience to God. There was nothing to prevent Christ from having a natural dread of death and yet be desirous of obeying God. This holds true in various respects. Hence he corrects himself by saying, For this cause came I unto this hour.

Christ may lawfully entertain a dread of death, yet, considering why he was sent and what his office as redeemer demands from him, he presents to his Father the dread which arises out of his natural disposition so that it may be subdued, or rather, having subdued it, he freely and willingly prepares to execute the command of God. Now, if the feelings of Christ, which were free from all sin, needed to be restrained in this manner, how earnestly ought we to apply his example to ourselves, since the numerous affections which spring from our flesh are such enemies to God. Let the godly therefore persevere in subduing themselves until they have denied themselves.

for meditation: The unbelief that lives within us and the devious suggestions of the devil often conspire to pit our emotions against obedience to God. With these powerful emotions raging against our wills, obedience can seem utterly impossible. Yet, here we see Christ overcoming emotion and pushing forward toward the cross to purchase redemption for his people. How can we use his righteousness to resist the sway of our own emotions when they would deter us from obedience?[1]


[1] Calvin, J., & Beeke, J. R. (2008). 365 Days with Calvin (p. 207). Leominster; Grand Rapids, MI: Day One Publications; Reformation Heritage Books.