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Coronavirus batters US economy as 6.65m file for unemployment insurance ...
4-2-20, Guardian --The USA federal labor dept announced that a new record of people losing their jobs in the week ending March 27,2020 with long lines at the unemployment offices, phone lines jammed and websites collapsed under the weight of claims across the US. One expert reports that in Louisiana unemployment could rise to 44.9% (from 5.3%) as oil and gas production are hit by falling oil prices. At the end of March, New Orleans had reported 1,834 total cases of Covid-19 infection and only 101 deaths.
Germany Expects Economy to Shrink More Than 5% on Virus Hit
4-2-20, Bloomberg -- Germany's government program aimed to providing strapped businesses with financial aid; 2,500 companies have requested a total of $11.6 billion in support. One bank executive said: “In such a situation, in which companies are really experiencing a massive collapse in sales, there is certainly a measure of panic in the air.” Angela Merkel’s government secured emergency spending powers to unleash a historic rescue package totaling more than 750 billion euros, including social benefits, loans and guarantees for businesses...
Nations Looking At Long Term Despair
As Business Lock Down Causes Unemployment
However ... Sweden & Brazil says: 'NO!'
4-1-20, Clearly many people are looking at financial ruin caused by businesses forced to shut down. Hard pill to swallow considering that other nations are not succumbing to the hysteria and panic with small percentage of deaths.
4-1-20, Goldman Sachs reports that we looking at a man-made catastrophe!The coming crisis caused by USA businesses locked down over the Covid virus will result in economic horror. Based on current numbers; the loss of jobs and financial ruin may lead to over 800,000 suicides; four times more than the estimated Corona virus deaths. More here
According to https://www.worldometers.info/, globally there will have been 250,000 suicides so far this year. There have been less than 20,000 deaths due to COVID-19. Many of those people are in poor health and would have died for other reasons without the virus. So if suicides increase by just 10% (25,000) due to lockdowns. unemployment and financial ruin; we'll have lost more people to suicide that COVID-19.
Man Made Catastrophe: Prediction Economy will Contract by 34% in Second Quarter with 27 Million – 66 Million Jobs Lost!
4-1-20, Goldman Sachs -- There were 83,780 Flu-Pneumonia Deaths in US this 2020 Season and so far Only 4,059 Coronavirus Deaths. Read more…
4-1-20, Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit -- Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro continues to urge residents to keep the economy going despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
Bolsonaro: “We have two problems that cannot be dissociated: the virus and unemployment. The virus is here, we're going to have to confront it. Confront it like a man, not a boy! We're all going to die one day. Both problems should be treated responsibly; but if the remedy is too much the side effect will be much more disastrous.” According to The Washington Post - under criticism he recently he called for small businesses to reopen to help the country's poor get back to work. continued to downplay the effects or longevity of the health crisis. "It will pass shortly. Our lives have to continue; jobs should be maintained." More from Newsweek here
3/30/20, Express.co.uk -- SWEDEN is one of few countries in Europe not under lockdown during the coronavirus panic. The country has recorded 110 deaths as a result of COVID-19. And has shocked medical experts by refusing to shut down the country like its European counterparts.
Swedish people disregarding Covid-19 lockdown
3-25-20, DailyMail -- Reportedly the US coronavirus death toll [although lockdowns and quarantines] has more than 780 after a rise of 190 in just one day - the biggest jump to date - with 54,905 total cases and an infection rate worse than Italy. Sweden is taking a softer line, keeping primary schools, restaurants and bars open and even encouraging people to go outside for a nip of air. This stands in stark contrast to the urgent tone elsewhere and has sparked heated debate whether Sweden is really doing the right thing.Today, Sweden reported 2,299 confirmed cases of the new coronavirus with only 41 deaths. While Norway and Denmark - which each have around half the population of Sweden - reported 2,566 and 1,577 cases, respectively.
US President Trump Extends Social Distancing Guidelines End of April 2020
3-30-20, NewYorkTimes -- Reportedly as of Mar 29, 2020 appx 141,096 people in the USA tested positive for the Covid-19 virus with appx 2,469 deaths. [..] In less than four weeks the US Congress and the Executive Branch agreed to Trillions of dollars in emergency aid and stimulus, the largest economic response package in modern American history. Sadly, US lawmakers are already talking of a fourth piece of legislation to combat the spread of the virus and bolster a shuddering [shuttered] economy.
America Basically in LockDown: Businesses, Restaurants, Bars Closed - Huge Numbers Apply for Unemployment
3-19-20, Aljazeera -- In America businesses, bars and restaurants have been closed or drive up only. More than 3.3 million Americans have filed for unemployment insurance. Before the virus panic less than 500,000 were on unemployment.
4-1-20 Stock Market:
U.S. NIKKEI 18,065.41
On December 31, 2019 before the virus panic The Dow Jones Industrial Average US Stock Market closed at: 28,538.44
4-1-20, Pres Bolsanaro of Brazil is right - he said:
China jumps on path to recovery as factories reopen
3-31-20, NYPost -- The ruling Communist Party of China is trying to revive the world’s second-largest economy after declaring victory over the coronavirus even as the US and other governments shut down businesses. The China Federation of Logistics & Purchasing said" "The latest data does not indicate that economic activity has fully recovered. The country needs to understand the unprecedented severity and complexity of the current domestic and international economic situation and return to work and production and expand domestic demand.”
China Trying to Defend Itself: 'Not our fault, US fault!'
3-15-20, MarketWatch -- Chinese officials and state media sow doubt — and levy accusations against the USA — ... in numerous televised interviews during the COVID-19 outbreak. At its most extreme, to directly accuse the U.S. military of creating and spreading the pathogen, has come from Chinese medical leaders, ambassadors and Foreign Ministry spokespersons — not to mention the hundreds of thousands of comments on Chinese social media echoing the conspiracy theories. The undertaking is part of a broader campaign to deflect blame for the pandemic and China’s delay in taking action early in the emergence of the disease, which global experts say began in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China as early as November, 2019.
Delingpole: Hug a Chinese Person Propaganda
3-18-20, Breitbart -- Italians are friendly folk and in an effort to show the world they are not racist they put on a huge show of hugging every Chinese person they could. The Mayor of Florence, Dario Nardella, lent his support to ‘hug a Chinese person’ campaign. Many videos: Chinese girl in Milan exchanging hugs with passers-by.. another in Florence where a Chinese man wearing a surgical mask (which he later removes) offers himself up for hugs by Italian people in the street.. Northern Italy is now the home of the Coronavirus's ... for a time, the gullible fools at CNN & others managed to persuade other gullible fools to swallow politically correct guff like the message in those flagrant and dangerous hugging strangers propaganda videos.
Coronavirus Pandemic: China Must Be Held Accountable
3-30-20, National Review -- Chinese officials knew of the seriousness of the Covig-19 virus as early as Nov 2019. It can no longer be denied that Xi's regime is a danger to the world. Apparently Beijing is trying to take advantage of the pandemic to increase its global standing & influence. [..] It must be held accountable. If not, an emboldened China [CCP], will grow more aggressive having learned that it can fool & bully the world into submission. If nation states do not realize they will suffer repercussions for such malfeasance, then our globalized world will endure more coronavirus-style pandemics in the future. CCP chose to deny the truth of COVID-19; its malpractice & incompetence helped unleash a pandemic on the world. For the sake of morality, political governance & the future, the world must speak truth to power condemning the CCP’s actions.
Dr. Fauci, It's Not Nice to Fool Congress About Vaccine
On Feb. 27, 2019, the U.S. House Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a public hearing on “Confronting a Growing Public Health Threat: Measles Outbreaks in the U.S.” that was also broadcast live on C-span. Parents across the nation watched and heard the renowned Dr. Anthony Fauci, MD, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), either tell a bald faced lie or show his ignorance when he testified, under oath. On Jan. 30, 2019, Dr. Fauci gave an interview to CBS and said, "These [measles] outbreaks are due to the anti-vaccine movement." -->
More here from MedicalVeritas.org
<-- During the Congressional investigation Rep. Guthrie asked Dr Fauci:
"Can measles vaccine cause encephalitis?”
Dr. Fauci without blinking took a Pinocchio turn and answered: "The vaccine? No.”
When the audience broke out in audible disbelief and as the Chair brought the gavel down, Fauci knew he was busted and quickly murmured, “…rare.”
Then Nancy Messonnier, MD, Director of the CDC’s Natl Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases, jumped in to help Fauci out. She stated authoritatively, “In healthy children MMR vaccine does not cause brain swelling and encephalitis.”
COVID-19 'Cure' Coming Soon: Vaccine Trial In Progress
3-17-20, MedicalDaily -- Dr Anthony Fauci is a strong proponent of vaccines. He now says, "Finding a safe and effective vaccine to prevent infection with SARS-CoV-2 is an urgent public health priority. This Phase 1 study, launched in record speed, is an important first step toward achieving that goal." Fauci's specialty is virology and immunology. He's been the director of NIAiD since 1984. More here from MedicalDaily.com
Why Trillion-Dollar Coronavirus Bailouts Will Shackle The .
Federalist.com -- Reasons the “Family First Coronavirus Response Act” and other coming bailout and stimulus packages are economic bad news for Americans. Due to our human nature, we make quick studies in dependency when “free” things offered to us. These new entitlements and bailouts may prove to be the proverbial camel’s nose under the tent, just as have nearly all other welfare expansions. Once the bad precedent is established, it is all too likely that the electorate [voters] will have a harder time resisting demands from politicians for greater government control of the economy. These “temporary” programs make permanent national sick leave and paid family leave more likely in the future. National Debt: The debt the federal government owes currently sits at $23.5 trillion. This means every American citizen born in 2020 enters the world owing $73,500 to our nation’s creditors. Emergency spending for the coronavirus only adds to the unconscionable level of debt we already owe. The money this nation borrows will need to be repaid through inflation or higher taxes sometime in the future.
US Debt to China:
How Much, Reasons, What Could Happen
2-21-20, As of December 2019, the U.S. debt to China is $1.07 trillion. [It helps China's economy by keeping the yuan fixed to the dollar.] That's 16% of the $6.7 trillion in Treasury bills, notes, and bonds held by foreign countries. The rest of the $23 trillion national debt is owned by either the American people or by the U.S. government itself:
China Sued for Covering Up Coronavirus Pandemic | Law & Crime
3-16-20, Law&Crime -- Recently a class-action lawsuit was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida China (PRC), alleging that China put its "... covered […] up" the eventual coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic for its own economic self-interest"-at the expense of the rest of the world.
Coronavirus Class Action Alleges China Hid Virus News ..
On March 26, 2020 A class action lawsuit has been filed against the Republic of China by the owners of U.S. small businesses claiming that the country engaged in a cover-up which enabled the spread of the coronavirus across the world. ...According to the coronavirus class action, the Chinese government finally alerted the WHO about pneumonia with an “unknown cause” on Dec. 31, 2019, one and half months after the first reported case. The plaintiffs argue that the misconduct of China has caused monetary and damages to them as well as other Class Members who own small businesses in the United States. These damages, they allege, exceed hundreds of billions of dollars and will continue to escalate as many of these businesses have been forced to close or work at a reduced capacity.
Adolf Hitler | Biography, Rise to Power
Britannica -- Adolf Hitler, leader of the Nazi Party (from 1920/21) and chancellor and Fuhrer of Germany (1933-45). He was the dictator of Germany during that country's participation in World War II and he oversaw the Nazi Party. Hitler’s ideas included inequality among races, nations and individuals as part of an unchangeable natural order that exalted the “Aryan race” as the creative element of mankind. According to Hitler, the natural unit of mankind was the Volk (“the people”), of which the German people was the greatest.
Hitler's Mental Health
Psychology Today: Madness has been attributed to Adolph Hitler; evidences of his furious outbursts, cruelties and his most extreme expressions and orders suggest a cold brutality that was fully conscious however, there is evidence that he might have suffered from incapacitating syphilis. He may have suffered from some type of bipolar disorder. Indeed, much of Hitler's documented behavior and demeanor appears to corroborate such a retrospective diagnosis, mania or hypomania masking a chronic underlying state of despair, sadness and rage. Reportedly he killed himself in Berlin by gunshot on 30 April 1945.
Adolf Hitler Dictator of Germany - Deaths of World War II: Estimated 70 million people died.
Nazi Germany ordered, organized and condoned a substantial number of war crimes in World War II. The most notable of these is the Holocaust in which millions of Jews, Poles, and Romani were systematically murdered or died from abuse and mistreatment. Millions also died as a result of other German actions. While the Nazi Party's own SS forces of Germany was the organization most responsible for the genocidal killing of the Holocaust,when estimated 20 million Jews were imprisoned, tortured and murdered.
3-11-20, NewScientist.com -- The WHO director general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus [home nation Ethiopia] has been reluctant to declare the China coronavirus a pandemic up until now. As of March 11, 2020 reportedly worldwide there are more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and more than 4000 people have died ... [in a world of 7 billion doesn't seem to warrant it]
WHO declares coronavirus crisis a pandemic
3-11-20, JapanToday -- In Geneva Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the WHO chief declares pandemic; even though for most, the coronavirus causes only mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough. But for a few, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illnesses, including pneumonia. -->
<-- More than 121,000 people have been infected worldwide and approximately 4,300 have died.
Most people have mild flu like illness and recover in about two weeks. More severe illness may take three to six weeks depending on the condition of the patient; the elderly have been hit hardest. Shame that so many are fearful when there's little need ...
3-17-20, Federalist.com --Scientists and patients are rightly demanding answers as to why the WHO coddles dictators instead of holding them accountable and acknowledging the seriousness of the threat. The United States is the largest contributor to the WHO’s budget, in 2017 sending the agency half a billion dollars. Why did China push so hard for Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus? -->
China’s near-total takeover of the WHO comes at a sharp human cost, as the world is tragically now realizing; but despite China buying off most WHO officials, the core and plurality of its funding comes from U.S. taxpayers. More from Federalist here
ElAwadi Explains Timeline of World Economy and China's Dirty Deed
He doesn't speak about the virus ... he speaks about the timeline and the nations affected by the terrible economy thanks to China!
Time well spent ... Eleven minute video here
Signs and Seasons, Days and Years
God said, "Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, for seasons, for days and years.”
3-1-20, Henry Morris, PhD -- The subject of “time” is enigmatic [aka mysterious]. Everyone seems to know what is meant by time, but no one can define it. We may complain about time going too slow or too fast, but time doesn’t go anywhere; but neither does it “stand still.”
At least we can measure time intervals—seconds, hours, centuries, etc. This is because of God’s gracious forethought in His creation of the earth's rotation for doing this. He was not a “blind watchmaker,” as some evolutionists have called Him.
Almighty God actually created time “in the beginning.” (Genesis 1:1)
- Then He set the sun and the moon in the sky making the earth to assume a global shape and to rotate on an axis thus creating the measurement of time in “days” possible.
- Next He placed stars in the far heavens in various locations and combinations and the earth to orbit around the sun, enabling us to tell how many “days” make up a “year.”
- Then, once the earth’s rotational axis was “tilted,” that made “seasons” measurable. So we can at least identify time durations in days and years with their seasons, and we can subdivide or combine these in whatever ways we find convenient (minutes, decades, summer, winter, etc.).
The controversial question about 'signs' of the seasons has been answered by certain ancient Jewish scholars. They believed that God named the stars and their groupings (Isaiah 40:26; Job 38:31-32; etc.) and then revealed their prophetic meanings to patriarchs Seth and Enoch in order to record His great plan and purpose in creation permanently in the heavens. Jeremiah 31:35
More here: creation.com/god-and-time
INVASION: 76,300 Muslim Migrants Invade Europe from Turkey
1,400 Years of Islamic Aggression: An Analysis
Muslim Iraq, in an imperialist war of aggression, invaded and occupied Muslim Kuwait. An imperialist act of aggression, invaded Muslim Iran with a resulting (some estimates say) death of 2 million people.
Battle of Tours, 732: Muslims vs. Christians
In the years previous, having assessed the situation in Iberia and the Umayyad attack on Aquitaine, Charles Martell came to believe that a professional army, rather than raw conscripts, was needed to defend the realm from invasion.
3-1-20, Daniel Greenfield *-- Abandoning the pretense that the so-called "refugee crisis" is anything more than military colonialism, Turkey's Islamist tyrant, President Tayyip Erdogan has responded to military setbacks during his invasion of Syria by discarding his aid agreement with the EU, while the media under his control urged Muslim migrants to head to Europe ... and they have. The invasion has begun again.
An estimated 30,000 Islamic migrants gathered at border checkpoints after Turkey’s Erdogan claimed to have ‘opened the doors’ to allow as many as 4 million asylum seekers to leave the country. On Feb 29, 2020 tens of thousands of Syrian Islamic refugees massed on the Turkish borders with Greece and Bulgaria, hurling rocks at border guards trying to cut through razor wire. Syrians, Iranians, Iraqis, Pakistanis and Moroccans – demanded admission. The only thing these migrants have in common is their Muslim religion and its tradition of conquest by invasion and colonialism. They're not fleeing a civil war and they're mostly military-age men invading Europe and parts beyond. Obviously Greece and Bulgaria are outmatched and a repeat of history when these countries were the traditional targets of the ancient Islamic Ottoman Empire. [Erdogan believes he is the New Sultan Caliphate of the revived Ottomans]
If there's a role for NATO, it's not in Syria; it's protecting Europe from this Islamist invasion. NATO member  Turkey's President Erdogan insists he will not back down that his country could not handle another wave of refugees from northern Syria. ‘We opened the doors. We will not close those doors. Why? Because the EU should keep its promises.’
Syria doesn't have much of a functioning military so Turkey is actually fighting Russia, Iran and its proxies. It's Jihadist vs. Jihadist [Sunni Muslims vs Shiite Muslims] and they're welcome to fight each other Alien vs. Predator style. Turkey wants European and American help; and it's using this invasion as overt blackmail.
There needs to be a naval blockade to stop the invasion. These migrant invasions are WW3 in slow motion. And they can be stopped with little danger at Europe's borders. If they get inside, then we end up moving closer to days when a European version of ISIS is in control of Europe's arsenal and resources.
*Excerpted and adapted full original report from Daniel Greenfield here
 Turkey entered NATO in 1952 and serves as the organization's vital eastern anchor, controlling the straits leading from the Black Sea to the Mediterranean and sharing a border with Syria, Iraq and Iran.
The 2011 Arab Spring Was Planned by Obama Administration
3-2-20, Obama and his first Sec of State Hillary Clinton in 2011 instigated, funded and coordinating the Arab Spring “revolutions” in the Middle East; Egypt & Libya. Obviously most of this history has been carefully suppressed by the western media.
Syria wasn't so easy as Russia and Iran stepped in; now Turkey is also involved. Some openly admitted to receiving CIA funding. The Libya attack and killing of Ambassador Chris Stevens and let's not forget the brave American contractors who held off the attack for 13 hours while waiting for help from Obama and Mrs Clinton.
Obama’s Legacy of Failure in the Middle East Syria turned to rubble
Aug 20, 2016 · The Shi’a [Iran too] resistance axis in the Middle East, comprised of Iran, the Syrian regime and their Lebanon-based proxy Islamic terrorist group Hezbollah, posed an existential threat to Israel; a fact which the Israel’s defense community realized for the first time during the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War. For the whole of the Syrian civil war the focal point of the Western policy has been that “Assad must go!” But what difference would it make to the lives of the Syrians even if the regime is replaced now when the whole country has been reduced to rubble?
The Disasterous Obama Middle East Policy
Jul 29, 2015 · The chaotic course of the war against ISIS is merely one facet of the realignment in the Middle East facilitated by Barack Obama’s whose stated desire was to extricate the U.S. from regional security matters.
Obama claimed it wasn't war in attacking Syria needing Congressional approval ... but a "kinetic military action" ...
In 2008 Obama and Biden said Military Action Without Congressional Approval Is Unconstitutional. "The president does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation."
"The world has never quite seen an event like the one unfolding now off the coast of eastern Japan, in which thousands of tons of radioactively contaminated water from the damaged Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant are pouring directly into the ocean. And though the vastness of the ocean has the capacity to dilute nuclear contamination, signs of spreading radioactive material are being found off Japan, including the discovery of elevated concentrations of radioactive cesium and iodine in small fish several dozen miles south of Fukushima, and high levels of radioactivity in seawater 25 miles offshore." More here: https://e360.yale.edu/features/radioactivity_in_the_ocean_diluted_but_far_from_harmless
Japan: Disabled Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant's Radioactive Waste Plan of Disposal into Pacific Ocean Approved
The Japanese fishing industry is strongly against releasing the contaminated water into the Pacific Ocean as it will affect area fisheries. Greenpeace Japan also criticized the panel’s recommendation since the ocean dump will certainly threaten the environment. Shaun Burnie, a nuclear specialist at Greenpeace Germany, explained that the suggestion to dump the radioactive water into the Pacific makes no sense. “There is no justification for additional, deliberate radioactive pollution of the marine environment or atmosphere.”
A closer look at METI’s proposal reveals that the first step of the ocean dumping is to lower the concentrations of nuclear material in the radioactive water via a multi-nuclide removal system. The next step is to purify the remaining radioactivity with water annually, after which the waste will be discharged and dumped into the Pacific. There's a lack of verified scientific data proving that the concentrations of the 200 or so varieties of nuclear material leaked by theFDNPP disaster are within permissible thresholds. There are even reports that both the Japanese government and TEPCO acknowledge their failure to control some of the radioactive material, such as tritium. More here
Sources include: UPI.com and English.Hani.co.kr
Snopes.com says the reports of the FDNPP reactor meltdown is false - why is it false? Because not 'in process' of melting down - HAS ALREADY MELTED DOWN. Snopes said: "Since the end of 2013, a hoax has been going around on the Internet saying that Reactor #3 is experiencing a meltdown. (In fact, it had already melted down some time earlier.) From my observation, this mess started with an article on Enenews saying that Reactor #3 had been observed still steaming multiple times in December, which is correct. However, “steam” has been observed issuing from that reactor beginning in July 2013, and since then it has been observed almost every day. From the frequency of the “steam,” I assume it is evaporated coolant water leaking out of primary containment vessel, and we’re seeing it now because TEPCO has removed the major debris from the top of the reactor. Probably the steam has been coming up since just after [the earthquake of] March 2011. Sure it’s extremely radioactive, nobody can stand on the top of reactor #3, and it’s harmful for the west coast. However, it’s been that way for 3  years now." -- 2/25/20
What will happen to money [pound] after Brexit changing currency back to Pound from Euro?
1-31-20, TheSun.co.uk -- Brexit officially passed Jan 31, 2020 when England exited the European Union [UK]. So far this week the pound has remained fairly steady against the euro and dollar, but this could change. At the time of writing, £1 would buy you about $1.30 and €1.18. There are many factors that can affect the value of the pound, particularly decisions surrounding Brexit. The pound has strengthened against major currencies from a low point in August 2019 and against the euro since the general election. But "it’s impossible" to know what will happen to exchange rates now.
Nigel Farage lashes out at UK Prime Minister [PM] Boris Johnson over High Speed Rail and Brexit
2-1-20, NYTimesPost.com -- Nigel Farage slammed UK PM Boris Johnson accusing him of supporting the highly controversial high-speed railway HS2. The project is designed to link London, Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds, cutting overcrowding on the railways; helping to rebalance the UK’s economy. Farage said Johnson is just a “continuation of everything we saw under David Cameron and Theresa May. Can I remind you that we started off with an initial estimate for the cost of HS2 of 32 billion and then it went to 56 billion to 88 billion, went out on 106 billion and rising fast."
Third tunnel found under US-Mexico border in Arizona town
FoxNews -- Two Mexican nationals were arrested in Arizona this week after another tunnel was discovered on southern US border with Mexico. It was found in the town of Nogales in December 2019. Authorities also found and seized nearly 200 pounds of methamphetamine, nearly 2 pounds of white heroin, close to 3 pounds of cocaine and more than 6-and-a-half pounds of fentanyl. Two men, Jovany Robledo-Delgado and Jesus Martinez Selgado, both from Mexico, were arrested and one vehicle was seized.
Tijuana-San Diego drug tunnel found - The San Diego Union
Tijuana-San Diego drug tunnel found Vehicles from Baja California’s state police stationed Thursday outside an ice-making business southwest of Tijuana’s airport that hid the opening to a smuggling tunnel almost a mile long and seventy feet deep.
Israel Commemoration of 75th Anniversary of the Liberation of Germany's Nazi Concentration Camp 'Auschwitz' in Poland
United States Vice President Mike Pence Calls for World to Unite Against Anti-Semitism
1-23-20, Fox News -- United States Vice President Mike Pence delivered a stirring speech in the Jewish state of Israel. In her capitol of Jerusalem VP Pence before an audience that included world leaders of more than 40 nations, at Israel's Yad Vashem World Holocaust Remembrance Center, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi Germany concentration camp of 'Auschwitz.' The vice president honored the Allied Forces who fought to liberate Europe from the grip of Germany's Nazis drawing inspiration from the "non-Jewish heroes who saved countless lives" during the Holocaust. Pence called the world to combat anti-Semitism amid a rise in violence against Jews around the globe. VP Pence said:
“We gather to fulfill the solemn obligation, an obligation of remembrance, to never let the memory of those who died in the Holocaust to be forgotten by anyone anywhere in the world. Today we remember what happens when the powerless cry for help and the powerful refuse to answer. [..]
“We must be prepared to confront and expose the vile tide of anti-Semitism that is fueling hate and violence across the world and we must stand together. The world must stand strong against the Islamic Republic of Iran. And finally. we must have the courage to recognize -- all the leaders and the nations that are gathered here -- that today we have the responsibility and the power to ensure that what we remember here today can never happen again." More here
1-23-20, At the 75th Anniversary of the Soviets liberating the Jews from Auschwitz, Russia's President Vladimir Putin became emotional as he gave his short remarks in Jerusalem
Axis forces besieged Leningrad [Saint Petersburg] for 872 days, seeking to starve out the Soviet Union’s second-largest city. Almost 650,000 Soviet civilians perished, including Putin’s elder brother Viktor Putin, before the blockade was lifted on January 27, 1944. Documents, diaries and newsreels cannot convey what the people of Leningrad really endured, Putin said at the ceremony. "Deprived of food, light, warmth, they continued to work in hospitals, engage in art, science and education. Sacrificing themselves, they saved a great city for future generations. The unconquered Leningrad became a true legend, the greatness of fortitude and faith in the victory of its inhabitants, the pinnacle of human dignity."
He offered a shocking detail that in a single year the Leningraders donated 144 tons of blood for the troops fighting on the front line, in defiance of their own deprivation. Israel, like Russia, understands the significance of the lessons of WWII and refuses to allow the world to forget where tolerating chauvinism, anti-Semitism, and Russophobia can lead.
See video of Russia being honored to cut the ribbon of the unveiling of the Leningrad Monument here
With the comment, Katz was referring to a debate that has surfaced anew in Poland about the role of Russia during the war, with Poland claiming that Russia was an enabler of Hitler because of a pact between Russia and Nazi Germany that Warsaw claims led to a deal to divide Poland between them. Poland is not attending the event Thursday.
1-23-20, Israel is hosting 5th annual World Holocaust Forum, marking the 75 years since the Nazi death camps at Auschwitz Poland was liberated by Soviet troops. Present-day politics have cast a shadow over the solemn occasion, however. Delegations of 40 countries will attend the main event at the Yad Vashem memorial complex to remember the Jewish Nazi Holocaust and express commitment to fighting anti-Semitism.However, Polish President Andrzej Duda refused to attend as he was offended that Russian President Vladimir Putin was invited to speak at the ceremony and he was not. He will be speaking at Poland’s own commemoration on Monday. Poland is embroiled in a bitter dispute with Russia over the causes and consequences of the Second World War.
The current Polish government, President Andrzej Duda has refused to give the Soviet Union any credit for liberating the Jews from Auschwitz death camps – or Poland, for that matter – insisting instead that their country was a purely innocent victim of Nazis and Soviets in equal measure where the Jewish death camps were located. More here
On January 27, 1945 Soviet troops enter Auschwitz, Poland, freeing the Jewish survivors of the network of Nazi Germany concentration camps; finally revealing to the world the depth of the horrors perpetrated there. Auschwitz was really a group of camps, designated I, II, and III. There were also 40 smaller “satellite” camps. It was at Auschwitz II, at Birkenau, established in October 1941, that the SS Nazis from Germany created a complex, monstrously orchestrated killing ground: 300 prison barracks; four “bathhouses” in which prisoners were gassed; corpse cellars; and cremating ovens. Thousands of prisoners were also used for medical experiments overseen and performed by the camp doctor, Josef Mengele, the “Angel of Death.”
The Red Army of the Soviet Union had been advancing deeper into Poland since mid-January 1945 liberating Warsaw and Krakow. Then the Soviet troops headed for Auschwitz. In anticipation of the Soviet arrival, the German Gestapo began a murder spree in the camps, shooting sick prisoners and blowing up crematoria in a desperate attempt to destroy the evidence of their crimes. More here
When the Soviets finally broke through, Soviet soldiers encountered 648 corpses and more than 7,000 starving Jewish survivors. There were also six storehouses filled with literally hundreds of thousands of women’s dresses, men’s suits and shoes that the Germans did not have time to burn. More here www.history.com/this-day-in-history/soviets-liberate-auschwitz
Strange Unusual Weather Hits Australia
Blinding Dust & Hail Storm in Canberra
Prophet Joel report from God quoted by Apostle Peter: "It shall come to pass in the last days I will pour out of My Spirit upon all flesh: and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, and your young men shall see visions, and your old men shall dream dreams: And on My servants and on my handmaidens I will pour out in those days of My Spirit; and they shall prophesy: And I will shew wonders in heaven above, and signs in the earth beneath; blood, fire and vapour of smoke: The sun shall be turned into darkness and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come: And it shall come to pass, that whosoever shall call on the name of the Lord shall be saved."
1-21-20, The strange and historic natural disasters coming down on the earth is falsely blamed on human caused climate change. Earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions, wildfires, dust & hail storms. The blame actually may be caused by humans - wicked sinful humans who are bringing the wrath of God! In Revelation 6:12, 8:7 and other passages we read of coming hail and fire; sounds like volcanic lava rock to me or maybe comets & meteors?? God uses His own creation of eclipses, earthquakes and storms to accomplish His end time scenario. Are we in it?
1-20-20, NBC -- On Sunday, 1-19-20 huge dust storms swept through central New South Wales Australia followed by a damaging hailstorm in the Australian capital. The sky was pitch black at 5 pm in the afternoon. Australia’s fatal summer of fire became one of icy demolition, as severe weather swept across the eastern states. Canberra, Melbourne and other places were hit by golf ball sized hail destroying dozens of cars windshields. The hailstorm came less than 24 hours after massive dust storms swept through New South Wales late Sunday afternoon, blanketing entire towns and blacking out the sun.
According to the Australia Bureau of Meteorology, apparently the dust storms were caused by ferocious winds measuring up to 59 - 66.5 mph. The state has been suffering from drought for several years. Although the rain was a relief for firefighters battling the worst blazes the country has seen in decades; it wasn't enough to put out the fires. Many misguided experts blame climate change for Australia's fires and weather woes. See NBC video here, More here from MSNBC , More here from Telegraph
Most notable warnings in scripture are of the end times before the Lord Jesus returns. Linked to the coming disasters on unbelieving mankind and the complete fulfillment of the Lord's coming are the world's woes [Revelation 8:13]. God loves us so He warns us. Jesus said, if you love Me obey Me. If you wonder if you are a true born again [John 3:3 ,7] child of the Lord; just look at yourself ... do you obey Him? John 14:15; Acts 2:19-21; Revelation 6:12
"Immediately after the tribulation of those days shall the sun be darkened, and the moon shall not give her light, and the stars shall fall from heaven [meteors?], and the powers of the heavens shall be shaken: And then shall appear the sign of the Son of man in heaven: and then shall all the tribes of the earth mourn, and they shall see the Son of man coming in the clouds of heaven with power and great glory.” Matthew 24:29-30
Russian Government in Turmoil
Vladimir Putin Last Term and Medvedev Quit
1-15-20, Express.co.uk -- On Jan 15, 2020 Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev submitted his resignation to President Vladimir Putin. Mr Medvedev then announced he and the entire Russian government is resigning. Russian news agencies said despite Pres Putin's thanking members, he noted the prime minister's Cabinet failed to fulfil all the objectives set for it. During Vladimir Putin's annual state of the nation address, Jan 15, 2020 he proposed amending the constitution which would increase the powers of prime ministers and cabinet members. The proposed changes are seen as part of Mr Putin's efforts to create a new position of power for himself, in order for him to stay at the helm after his current term as president ends in 2024.
Russian government resigns as Putin proposes changes
1-15-20, ABCNews -- Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev quit hours after President Vladimir Putin proposed a reform of powers of parliament and the cabinet. The Kremlin says President Putin has named tax chief Mikhail Mishustin, 53, as Russia's new prime minister. The most dramatic change would give Russia's parliament, instead of the president, the power to select the cabinet -- a significant change to Russia’s current constitutional order.
Vladimir Putin's cabinet resigns in Russia today
1-15-20, CBSNews -- Moscow — President Vladimir Putin proposed major changes to Russia's constitution that ignited speculation over the country's future. More here from Sky News
MANY REFERENCES TO VOLCANOES IN SCRIPTURE
Earthquakes, Tsusami & Israel
DEUTERONOMY 4:11, 5:23 "ye came near and stood under the mountain; and the mountain burned with fire unto the midst of heaven, with darkness, clouds, and thick darkness. V23 And it came to pass, when ye heard the voice out of the midst of the darkness, (for the mountain did burn with fire,) that ye came near unto me, even all the heads of your tribes, and your elders;
PSALM 104:32, 144:5 He looketh on the earth, and it trembleth: he toucheth the hills, and they smoke. V5 Bow thy heavens, O LORD, and come down: touch the mountains, and they shall smoke.
ISAIAH 64:1-3 Oh that thou wouldest rend the heavens, that thou wouldest come down, that the mountains might flow down at thy presence, As when the melting fire burneth, the fire causeth the waters to boil, to make thy name known to thine adversaries, that the nations may tremble at thy presence! When thou didst terrible things which we looked not for, thou camest down, the mountains flowed down at thy presence.
NAHUM 1:5-6 The mountains quake at him, and the hills melt, and the earth is burned at his presence, yea, the world, and all that dwell therein. Who can stand before his indignation? and who can abide in the fierceness of his anger? his fury is poured out like fire, and the rocks are thrown down by him."
Deuteronomy 4:11, 5:23; Psalm 104:32, 144:5, Isaiah 64:1-3, Nahum 1:5-6
Tsunami on Israel's Shores?
5-2-14, JPost -- Dr Beverly Goodman said, “There will be a tsunami on our shore – the question is when?” Her lab is housed in the Dr. Moses Strauss Dept of Marine Geosciences. The last tsunami recorded off Israel’s shores occurred in 1956, as a result of a large earthquake in Greek waters. While earthquakes stronger than 7.5-magnitude have the potential to cause tsunamis, they can also be caused by underwater landslides. [And volcanoes??]
- Isaiah 64:1-3 "Oh that you would rend the heavens, that you would come down, that the mountains might flow down at your presence,"
- Micah 1:4 "And the mountains shall be molten under him, and the valleys shall be cleft, as wax before the fire, and as the waters that are poured down a steep place.
- Acts 2:20 "The sun shall be turned into darkness, and the moon into blood, before that great and notable day of the Lord come:"
- Revelation 6:14 "And the heaven departed as a scroll when it is rolled together; and every mountain and island were moved out of their places."
Extinct volcanoes are coming back to life
1-2-20, Watchers.news* -- An extinct volcano by definition is a dead volcano, which has not erupted in 1000s of years. It's now obvious that volcanoes are erupting at a faster pace, not only around the ring of fire, but also around the entire globe. Even dormant & extinct volcanoes are becoming active again. An extinct volcano by definition is a dead volcano, which has not erupted in 1000s of years and is not expected to erupt ever again. In other words there's no magmatic, seismic or degassing activity going on. Following are five extincts that are suspicious:
- The Bolshaya Udina volcano is located in eastern Russia may be active again and scientists are worried that it could have "catastrophic" consequences1
- The Oraefajokull volcano in Iceland has been dormant since its last eruption in 1727-1728 may be waking up2
- Sotarà volcano in Columbia has eruption warning levels and would be first in recorded history3
- Cerro Negro volcano, and Volcán Chiles volcanic complex are located along the border of Columbia and Ecuador are are experiencing unrest.4
- California's dormant volcano shows earthquake actovotu on the West Coast — Mammoth Mountain California5
- More importantly, unrest is growing right now among some of the world's Super-volcanoes like Laguna del Maule in Chile and Italy's Campi Flerei -- under the city of Naples. Since 2005, Campi Flegrei has been undergoing what volcanologists call an uplift. Campi Flegrei showing signs of reawakening, Italy6
- Toba in Indonesia is showing signs of a possible eruption. People in a state of panic as the ground beneath their homes is becoming hot and emitting steam that smells like sulfur and gas."8
- The Seulawah Agam volcano Sumatran seems to be waking up after 170 years of quiet.
- Indonesian volcano: Seulawah Agam and Sinabung9 that had been dormant for about 400 years.
*Excerpted and adapted full report from Jamal S. Shrair who has a B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering from Canada’s Queen’s University, a M.Sc. & Ph.D. from the Eötvös Loránd University of Science in Budapest, Hungary and founder of the Helical Universe here
7-11-19, LiveScience -- According to NASA a mud island that burst from the waters off the coast of Pakistan during the deadly 2013 magnitude 7.7 earthquake and volcano has now disappeared into the sea after another earthquake. The 6-year-old island was the product of a "mud volcano," with boulders and rocks on the surface of the 65 feet high, 295 feet wide and 130 feet long island named Zalzala Koh (which means "Earthquake mountain" in Urdu). Now, satellite images show, it's pretty much gone. Officials report that "Islands produced by mud volcanoes in this region have a history of coming and going."
Bible Says Mountains & Islands Moved
Revelation 6:14, 16:20
For liberals, it’s more fun to blame climate change than arsonists for Australian fires – but 200 arrests show it’s not so simple
1-7-20, Two hundred people arrested for arson in Australia; 85% of bushfires started by humans… most deliberately. The fires are primarily raging in New South Wales, which is home to Sydney and more than seven million people. The fires have killed 25 people [that's known so far] and destroyed hundreds of millions of animals and livestock, thousands of homes and more than 19 million acres of land. [..] Those charged with arson could face harsh penalties, including manslaughter, which carries a penalty of 25 years in prison. Police in New South Wales have taken legal action against 183+ people for fire-related offenses since early November 2019, including "discarding a lighted cigarette or match on land." More here
Bushfire arson: Why do people deliberately light bushfires?
11-13-19, Australia's most notorious bushfire arsonist is Brendan Sokaluk, a former Victorian Country Fire Authority volunteer, who killed 10 people when he deliberately lit a bushfire on Black Saturday. Sokaluk became one of Victoria's worst killers in 2009 when his fire killed 10 and razed more than 150 homes.
Australian Rainforest burning
9-10-19, Guardian -- In Australia 50% of the Great Barrier Reef, the potential loss of these areas is burning ... there are about 80 fires in Queensland and a further 60 blazes raging through New South Wales. The maps show the east coast terrifyingly lit up like a grotesque Christmas tree. Many of these fires are burning out of control as the relentlessly gusty winds ground the firefighting aircraft needed to bring the blazes under control.
As of January 6, 2020:
Twenty-five people dead
Destroyed: 1588 homes, 153 facilities, 3122 outbuildings
Burned: 19 million acres
Iran: Bush and Obama were afraid to confront the Islamic terror nation of Iran and tried diplomacy and sanctions ... EVEN BRIBERY. They didn't work - President Trump took severe action killing their head General. Of course the Trump haters are piling on with their hysterical criticisms.
1-2-20, Erick Erickson -- I won’t play Iran expert here. I grew up in Dubai in the 1980s. I remember once my school had to be evacuated for days on the threat of a bomb. I remember for a long time having to go through police checkpoints to get into school. Our lunch boxes would be open and book bags searched for bombs.
It was all thanks to the Iranians. At the height of the Gulf War, my father on an oil platform had to be evacuated as the Iranians decided to blow it up. Thankfully, they didn’t hit his, but others. One day, from school a few blocks from the Persian Gulf, we could see smoke on the horizon as platforms burned. We could hear the explosions.
Iran has been messing with us for a long time and we have treated them like gnats to be swatted. Eventually, a gnat might bite; it can become more than a nuisance.
Over the past few years, the Iranians have become more aggressive. The Obama Administration’s Iran Deal did not stop Iranians from exercising terroristic intent across the Middle East; but it did give them money to pay for their attacks.
Since 1998, Iran's general Qassem Suleimani has been Iran’s puppet master, orchestrating terrorist brigades around the world. He's now dead thanks to American resolve. If you want a sense of the damage inflicted, survey the headlines of drone attacks, terrorist attacks, bombings and more destruction across the Middle East for the past twenty years.
Suleimani and Iran have been fighting us and our allies and we have restrained ourselves. Suleimani and Iran could be emboldened knowing we would never strike at them directly.
Now we have and he is dead and Iran will retaliate.
Yes, but that ignores that Iran has been targeting Americans and American allies for some time. Just last week, an American lost his life during an Iranian backed attack. Hundreds of other Americans have died on Gen Suleimani’s orders.
President Trump finally acted decisively against a butcher of Americans.
All these Trump haters and weak kneed pacifists keep wanting the United States to take the punches without punching back. These Democrats and partisans are like the school that punishes the kid who finally decked the bully. They hide behind the myth that Obama solved the situation and turn a blind eye to the reality that he fed the Iranian war machine.
President Trump must prepare for an Iranian response. It will come. It will be violent. It will be deadly. It will come. And we should hit back even harder.
It is time to stop coddling the Iranian regime.
Excerpted and adapted original report from Resurgent.com here
UPDATE, 1-1-20: Iran-backed militiamen withdraw from TWO DAY PROTEST AND ATTEMPTED siege of US Embassy in Baghdad Iraq as Pres Trump sends hundreds of troops. More here
Iraq: US Embassy Under Attack
On Sunday, 12/30/19 approximately 25 Islamic terror group Hezbollah fighters died when the US bombed bases associated with the Kataib Hezbollah militia in western Iraq and eastern Syria. The current protests outside the US Embassy in Iraq apparently are in response to the US action against Hezbollah and orchestrated by Islamic 'Shiite' [Iranian] Protesters who managed to break through the main gate of the Baghdad embassy.
12-31-19, Baghdad Iraq gunfire reported after Iraqi Shiite [Irainian] militia supporters storm compound and started fires. US President Donald Trump sending additional military support to the U.S. embassy. Shiite militiamen and their supporters broke into the US embassy 100 acre compound smashing a main door and setting fire to a reception area. American guards fired tear gas at protesters while columns of smoke rose over the embassy grounds. A reporter at the scene saw flames rising from inside the compound and at least three U.S. soldiers on the roof of the main embassy building.
Pres Trump blamed Iran for the embassy breach and called on Iraq to protect the diplomatic mission. He said in a tweet: “Iran killed an American contractor, wounding many. We strongly responded, and always will. Now Iran is orchestrating an attack on the U.S. Embassy in Iraq. They will be held fully responsible. In addition, we expect Iraq to use its forces to protect the Embassy, and so notified!”
A U.S. defense official told Fox News 100 Marines are being sent to the embassy to bolster security. A U.S. Apache helicopter gunship also flew over the embassy and dropped flares in a “show of force,” attempting to disperse the crowd. A US spokesperson said: “As the president said, Iran is orchestrating this attack, and they will be held fully responsible. It will be the president’s choice how and when we respond to their escalation.”
In 2003 under Republican President George W. Bush the United States invaded Iraq and overthrew the government of Saddam Hussein. The U.S. then established diplomatic relations with the new Iraqi government. The old U.S. embassy was deemed unsafe for American diplomats and remained deserted so a temporary embassy was established in the Republican Palace. Then on 100 acres in 2005 construction began on the decadent Baghdad US 'palace.' The completion target date was September 2007. Pres Bush sent Congress an FY2005 emergency funding request for the embassy in Iraq. In 2013 Business Insider reported that the cost of the embassy had surpassed $750 million. The embassy formally opened behind schedule in January 2009 with a staff of over 16,000 people. In 2012 Obama requested more than $100 million for a "massive" upgrade to the compound. As of 2006, construction was being led by First Kuwaiti Trading & Contracting.  [Didn't even give the job to American contractors??] The embassy features extensive housing and infrastructure facilities in addition to diplomatic buildings as follows. Source Wikipedia
- Six apartment buildings for employees
- Water and waste treatment facilities
- A power station
- Two "major diplomatic office buildings"
- Recreation, including a gym, cinema, several tennis courts and an Olympic-size interior swimming pool as well as one outside
SICK! As Fighters Stormed Baghdad Embassy, Democrats Blamed Trump for Iran Militia Attack, Some Cheered for Benghazi Replay
12-31-19, A leading Never-Trumper attacked President Trump even as Iranian backed militias were storming the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, with several blaming Trump–not Iran–for the attack while others cheered for a Benghazi replay. It was so bad that a Hillary Clinton State Department/Obama NSC alum called on one Democrat group to delete a Benghazi tweet about the Baghdad attack.
On Sunday, 12/30/19 approximately 25 Islamic terror group Hezbollah fighters died when the US bombed bases associated with the Kataib Hezbollah militia in western Iraq and eastern Syria. The current protests outside the US Embassy in Iraq apparently are in response to the US action against Hezbollah and orchestrated by Islamic 'Shiite' [Iranian] Protesters who managed to break through the main gate of the embassy.
(RELATED: Protesters Break Into US Embassy In Baghdad Following American Airstrikes, Gunshots Reportedly Heard)
Chris Stevens' Death & Benghazi -- Obama Administration ...https://www.nationalreview.com/2016/10/chris-stevens-death-benghazi-obama...When Chris Stevens died, I wanted to know why, when, how. I did not try to assess blame; I needed the answers to process my grief. Many people who have lost loved ones will understand this.
Unlike the 9/11/12 Benghazi horror when no US action was taken against Islamic terrorists as it was reportedly an unprovoked killing - so far in the current Iraq debacle - no US deaths have been reported in Baghdad, Iraq. More here from BBC
Waterford Crystal New York's 'Ball Drop'
2500+ crystal pineapple design triangles
12-28-18: Waterford Ireland - Worldwide millions of people will gaze upon the famed New Year's Eve crystal ball as it makes its countdown drop to mark the new year in Times Square New York USA.
Irish citizens watching the New Year's ball drop can take particular pride knowing that - that crystal ball was designed and made by Waterford Crystal in Ireland. The time-honored Irish company began in 1783 in the Irish Viking town of Waterford and became world famous for their exquisitely crafted crystal pieces.
In 2018 for the New Year 2019, Waterford engineers installed the new crystal triangles in New York's Times Square.
More here: www.irishcentral.com/culture/entertainment/waterford-crystal-ball-new-years-eve
History: In 1907, the 700-pound ball was made of iron, wood and covered with 100 light bulbs. Throughout the years, it upgraded to another iron ball in 1920, an aluminum ball in 1955, a computerized aluminum and rhinestone ball in 1995, a crystal ball in 1999, a LED Ball to celebrate the centennial in 2007 — and finally, was replaced with the current ball. The concept of dropping a ball to mark time in New York USA dates back to the mid-1800s in England. One of the earliest time-balls was the one atop the Flamsteed House of the Greenwich Observatory along the River Thames.
Starting in 1833, it was lowered every day at exactly 1 p.m. to signal the time to sailors and Londoners who could not afford clocks and watches.
The drop was added to pre-existing festivities in the area and has heralded in every year since, with the exception of 1942 and 1943, according to timessquarenyc.org.
For Times Square 2019 the New Year's Eve Ball, introducing the "Gift of Harmony". The new design utilizes small rosette cuts flowing into each other in harmony.
- The Times Square ball is 12-feet in diameter and weights almost six tons. It is covered with 2,688 Waterford Crystal triangles that vary in size, which are attached to the aluminum frame of the ball.
- Lighting up in various colors, the triangles contain LEDS that illuminate in red, blue, green and white. They are capable of displaying more than 16 million vibrant colors that create a stunning kaleidoscope atop Times Square.
- Each year, the triangles take on a different meaning. For 2017, the Waterford triangles introduce the “Gift of Kindness” with a design of rosettes — symbolizing unity — with fronds reaching out in an expression of kindness. There will be other designs throughout the ball, including the “Gift of Wonder” and “Gift of Fortitude.” Other triangles will represent the “Gift of Imagination” with a series of intricate mirrored wedge cuts to inspire our imaginations.
- The first New Year’s Eve ball descended One Times Square in 1907 [more here]
Review of 2019 Looking Ahead to 2020
Jesus said, "The days will come, when ye shall desire to see one of the days of the Son of man & ye shall not see it. They shall say to you, 'See here; or, see there:' go not after them, nor follow them. For as the lightning, that lighteneth out of the one part under heaven, shineth unto the other part under heaven; so shall also the Son of man be in His day. But first must He suffer many things & be rejected of this generation. As it was in the days of Noah and Lot, so shall it be also in the days of the Son of man. They did eat, they drank, they married wives, they were given in marriage, until the day that Noah entered into the ark and fire and brimstone came down on Sodom & Gomorrah. They bought, sold, planted & built; but the same day [God]... destroyed them all. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed. In that day, he which shall be upon the housetop & his stuff in the house, let him not come down to take it away & he that is in the field, let him likewise not return back."
12-29-19, Today John Haller does a review of 2019 with a focus on the upcoming year 2020. He again reports on world events and Bible prophecy while remaining steadfast in Fellowship Bible's mission to preach the Good News of the Gospel of salvation only possible through the Messiah savior, Jesus Christ [John 14:6].
As we move forward into 2020, we do so with hope and encouragement. While it can be quite daunting to wake up each day and see the headlines from all over the world making it seem as if it is spinning out of control, may we remind ourselves that the same Architect that set the universe into motion [the Lord God almighty] is the very same One who holds it together.
May God bless each and every one of you in your walks with Him in 2020, whether it occurs across rocky terrain or smooth sandy beaches. Go in peace and walk with Him in faith, knowing that for the believer, we are never abandoned or alone when we know Christ as our Savior. That alone should inspire us to boldly proclaim the gift that He freely offers to those who humble themselves and accept Him into their lives. All who love the Lord said:
'PRAISE THE LORD AND HAPPY NEW YEAR 2020!'
One hour ten minute video here
Now Noah was 600 years old when the floodwaters came upon the earth. And Noah entered the ark, along with his sons and his wife and his sons’ wives, to escape the waters of the flood. The clean and unclean animals, the birds, and everything that crawls along the ground…
The two angels entered Sodom in the evening, and Lot was sitting in the gateway of the city. When Lot saw them, he got up to meet them, bowed with his face to the ground,
As God overthrew Sodom and Gomorrah along with their neighboring towns, declares the LORD, No one will reside there; no man will dwell there.
- sad, John 14:1
- have sinned, Psalm 51:1
- facing danger, Psalm 91:1
- faith needs stimulation, Hebrews 11:1
- alone and sad, Psalm 23:1
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