Friday, April 28, 2017

US Missile Defense WILL NOT Stop North Korean Missiles

It would seem like 99.9% of Americans are saying "peace and safety" even while we are being threatened with serious military assault on numerous sides.

Iran says they want to destroy America. So does North Korea.  Bring in Russia and China who also have aims for world domination and you can see that lots of folks would like to knock America off her KING OF THE HILL status.

"But Dennis, I don't even give it a thought!  America will always be an incredible nation.  Nothing will ever happen to knock us down.  We have a missile defense shield that totally protects us from nations firing missiles at us."

Really?

Many years have passed since the United States last held serious negotiations with North Korea. During this time, North Korea has tested and built numerous missiles and nuclear weapons, conducting five nuclear tests since 2006.

Still, North Korea does not yet have a working long-range missile that can reach the United States. But as Pyongyang grows ever closer to that capability, the story has been: "Not to worry. North Korea may develop such missiles, but they won't get through U.S. missile defenses."

Comparable statements continue to be made by senior officials, conveying a misleading sense of security to the American people. Most recently, General Lori J. Robinson, the commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command, informed the U.S. Senate that "I am extremely confident of our capability to defend the United States of America and be able to intercept an ICBM should it reach our homeland."

Don't bet on it. In flight intercept tests, the performance record of the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, America's only missile defense program designed to protect the homeland, has been miserable and tells a very different story.

Since the $40 billion program was prematurely declared operational in 2004, just three test intercepts have successfully killed a mock target in nine attempts, all highly scripted for success. If these tests were planned to fool U.S. defenses, as North Korea almost certainly would do, the success rate would be even lower.

Furthermore, the performance of the system has been getting worse over time when it ought to be getting better. Three quarters of the most recent flight intercept tests have failed to hit the target; that is, three failures out of four tries since January 2010. Clearly, the system cannot be depended upon to intercept an intercontinental ballistic missile from North Korea.

Homeland missile defense is often described as attempting to hit a bullet with another bullet. At its peak, a North Korean missile speeding toward the United States would cruise at about 15,000 miles per hour, and a launched interceptor would travel at a similar rate. Based on the immense practical challenges and the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system's poor test record, both the Government Accountability Office and the Pentagon's own chief weapons evaluator have reported that test performance has been "insufficient to demonstrate that an operationally useful defense capability exists."

Here;  https://www.usnews.com/opinion/world-report/articles/2017-04-27/north-korean-missiles-wont-be-stopped-by-us-missile-defense

It's a beautiful sunny day here in Minnesota.  The birds are chirping, people are out walking their dogs, plans are being made for Friday night dinner with friends, folks are driving to their cabins to get things opened for summer and life is peaceful and feels totally safe.

BUT.....could that all change in an instant?

WHO is it that keeps America safe?  Is it the men and women in the US Military?  Is it our government who controls them?  Is it our scientists who develop the technology to shoot missiles out of the sky coming in at 15,000 mph?...OR....is it Jesus Christ/God the Father who clearly has put a blessing on this great country and can take it away at any time He chooses?

1 Thessalonians 5
While people are saying, “Peace and safety,” destruction will come on them suddenly, as labor pains on a pregnant woman, and they will not escape.

Deuteronomy 28
47 Because you did not serve the Lord your God joyfully and gladly in the time of prosperity, 48 therefore in hunger and thirst, in nakedness and dire poverty, you will serve the enemies the Lord sends against you. He will put an iron yoke on your neck until he has destroyed you.

Yes, I realize that 2nd passage is a warning to the Israelites....but notice how America has turned from God more and more as we get more prosperous.  Also remember that God is never changing.  What He has done in the past he certainly can and will do again if He chooses.  There is no eternal blessing mentioned anywhere for America.  In fact America isn't mentioned AT ALL in Bible prophecy.

So where did we disappear to?

Cashless Society Getting Closer

Today we find an article on Reuter's News that tells us that the cashless society is getting closer.

Please remember that this is a secular site and has NO KNOWLEDGE of what the Book of Revelation says will be coming in the Last Days.

More than a third of Europeans and Americans would be happy to go without cash and rely on electronic forms of payment if they could, and at least 20 percent already pretty much do so, a study showed on Wednesday.

The study, which was conducted in 13 European countries, the United States and Australia, also found that in many places where cash is most used, people are among the keenest to ditch it.

Overall, 34 percent of respondents in Europe and 38 percent in the United States said they would be willing to go cash-free, according to the survey conducted by Ipsos for the ING bank website eZonomics.

Twenty-one percent and 34 percent in Europe and the United States, respectively, said they already rarely use cash.

The trend was also clear. More than half of the European respondents said they had used less cash in the past 12 months than previously and 78 percent said they expected to use it even less over the coming 12 months.

Ian Bright, managing director of group research for ING wholesale banking, said he did not believe people would quit cash entirely, but the direction was obvious.

"More and more people will end up with a situation where they can quite comfortably get by for two days, three days, four days, even a week, without ever using cash," he told Reuters Television.

Payment systems such as contactless cards and mobile-phone digital wallets have become so prevalent the issue has become political in some countries.

Cash-loving Germans, for example, have been concerned that a move by the European Central Bank to phase out the 500 euro note by the end of next year is the start of a slippery slope.

Germany is one of the countries that uses cash the most. The ING survey showed only 10 percent of Germans saying they rarely use cash, compared, for example, with 33 percent and 35 percent, respectively, in neighbors Poland and France.

The survey also showed that, in general, countries where cash is much in use were most likely to want to go cashless.

Only 19 percent of Italians said they rarely used cash but 41 percent said they would be willing to go cash. There was a similar trend in Turkey, Romania, the Czech Republic, Spain and even Germany.

Here;  http://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-economy-cash-idUSKBN17S001

Please remember that the cashless society is something that will happen during the Great Tribulation after Anti christ has been revealed.  So if we are seeing the signs that the world is being prepared for Great Tribulation....how much closer must we be to the days when Jesus comes for us and removes ALL followers of Christ from planet earth?

Revelation 13
15 The second beast was given power to give breath to the image of the first beast, so that the image could speak and cause all who refused to worship the image to be killed. 16 It also forced all people, great and small, rich and poor, free and slave, to receive a mark on their right hands or on their foreheads, 17 so that they could not buy or sell unless they had the mark, which is the name of the beast or the number of its name.

If you need a mark to buy or sell anything.....you no longer are using cash to buy or sell anything.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Turning Science Into a Religion

Have you ever gotten into a debate with an atheist who accuses you of believing in a made-up God that you can't see?  Has he then gone on to say something like "I only believe in science which is all made up of observable facts!"

I've had that discussion more than a few times.

It's funny that when you start asking the atheist about evolution or the Big Bang that supposedly started off the universe, he has to admit that neither has ever been observed. Yet most atheists take evolution and Big Bang (everything from nothing) as a fact.....which means that they have MORE FAITH in their religion than most Christians have in theirs!

The idea that Mother Earth can take rocks, put them into a pressure cooker for billions of years and a hummingbird or alligator eventually comes out....is so laughable and so ludicrous that their religion should be ridiculed into oblivion.

So why isn't it?

This article is likely to get a lot of people out there quite angry.  

In our world today, many have become convinced that science has all of the answers to humanity's most important questions, and those that question the high priests of this new religion (scientists) are often accused of a form of "blasphemy". 

We saw this clearly on display last Saturday when protesters gathered in Washington D.C. and in about 600 other cities worldwide for "the March for Science".  

Those of us that are skeptical and that don't necessarily buy into the scientific orthodoxy of the day were accused of "ignoring facts" and being "climate deniers" by various speakers at these protests.  

But of course the truth is that scientific theories have always been in flux all throughout history, and this will continue to be the case as time moves forward.

Google defines science as "the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment."  

Personally, I very much believe in the scientific method because it has helped us to understand a great deal about how our world operates.

But in recent years, many in the scientific community have elevated "theory" to the same level as "fact", and those that dare to question the most cherished theories of the scientific priesthood are often persecuted greatly. 

 Just ask all of the professors that have been "purged" from universities all across the United States for challenging conventional wisdom on climate change or the origin of life.

I have studied the scientific evidence that both sides have produced, and I have become entirely convinced that climate change is not primarily caused by human activity.

Does that make me a "heretic" according to these science zealots?

According to some of the more radical adherents of "scientism", it should actually be a crime to deny that man-made climate change is happening, and those that do so should be put into prison.

But as a lawyer, I was trained to be skeptical and to consider the evidence on both sides.  And to me, the evidence seems quite clear that solar activity and other factors have much more to do with our changing climate than human activity does.

Does thinking for myself make me "evil"?

It amazes me that so many "scientific minds" are now labeling carbon dioxide as a pollutant.

Do you know what would happen if we got rid of all carbon dioxide on the entire planet?

Every single plant would die, and all life on Earth would cease to exist shortly thereafter.

In fact, there were times in the history of our planet when levels of carbon dioxide were far, far higher than they are today, and the world obviously did not end.

The climate of this planet has always been changing, and it always will be changing, and there is next to nothing that humanity can do to stop this process.

If that statement offends you, that is okay, because the free exchange of ideas is healthy for scientific debate.

That is one reason why I am so alarmed by the rhetoric coming from some of these scientific zealots that seem to be absolutely determined to silence everyone that disagrees with them.

"One of the "high priests" of this new religion is "Bill Nye the Science Guy".  He only has a B.S. in mechanical engineering, and he is best known for hosting a ridiculous kid's show in the 90's, but today he is treated as a rock star by those that have embraced "scientism". 

But what has Bill Nye ever done to deserve this level of adoration?

Just because you have been on television a lot does not make you an "expert" on anything.

Read more at http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/article.cfm?recent_news_id=1192#coU64GMYc6gH7tke.99

As the liberals get angrier and more violent as we reject THEIR god of S&T (science & tech), we can expect they will try to pass laws making the denial of their beliefs illegal.  If you deny that humans are causing the earth to warm....you will be persecuted and/or thrown in jail.  If you believe that marriage is between one man and one woman til death do you part.....you will be ridiculed and could easily lose your job or be thrown in jail for hate-speech violations.

Notice that this very day, Conservative speaker Ann Coulter, has been told to stay away from the college in Berkeley, CA because authorities there believe the liberals are going to scream, riot protest if she said something they disagree with.

Be careful of liberals, loaded with faith and worshiping Mother Earth.  They can be an intolerant, extremist, hateful and bigoted group of people.  But remember to be ready with your testimony for Christ because maybe God will use YOU to reach one or two of them.

PS....If you haven't yet seen the movie THE CAST FOR CHRIST, I would strongly recommend that you do.  We saw it at the theater last night and I believe it is one of the best, maybe THEE best, Christian movie I have ever seen.






Explosions Rock Damascus Airport

We wonder how much longer Damascus can remain a city?  When will it become a heap of ruins?

Isaiah 17 A Prophecy Against Damascus

17 A prophecy against Damascus:

“See, Damascus will no longer be a city
    but will become a heap of ruins.

Today we read that it sounds like Israel may have bombed the Damascus airport following some cargo flights coming in from Iran.

Explosions rocked the area near Damascus International Airport early Thursday morning following the arrival of cargo planes from Iran.

“Hours before the blasts, which took place at 3:25 A.M., two Iranian 747 cargo planes, an Iranian Ilyushin il-76 and a Syrian Ilyushin il-76 landed in Damascus, according to the flight radar tracking site Flightradar24.com,” Haaretz reported.

Emanuele Ottolenghi, a senior fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies who has tracked air traffic between Iran and Syria for years, said the planes were most likely delivering weapons.

In September of last year, Ottolenghi observed, “Flight records show that Iran Air’s flight 697 — the Tehran-Damascus route — was operated 66 times over the last year, including three times from Abadan, on Sept. 8, June 9 and May 10. There were at least an additional 20 Iran Air flights to Damascus between Dec. 14, 2015, and the end of August 2016. Not all originated in Tehran, however.”

Syrian state media has attributed the missile strikes to Israel, the BBC reported. While Syrian government sources claim that the strikes targeted a fuel tank and warehouses, rebel groups say that the target was an arms depot operated by the Iran-backed terror group Hezbollah.

Without admitting that Israel attacked the airport, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katza said that the “attack is consistent with our policy to prevent Iran’s smuggling of advanced weapons via Syria to Hezbollah by Iran.”

Here;  http://www.thetower.org/4909-explosions-rock-damascus-airport-following-cargo-flights-from-iran/?utm_content=bufferb4cce&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

If you want to imagine a likely scenario, just imagine that Syria leader Assad gets really desperate and decides to attack Israel in hopes that he can rally all the Muslims who hate Israel to his side. Imagine further that someone decides to use chemical weapons in the attack on Israel.

If that were the case we could see how Israel would immediately drop nuclear weapons on Damascus....and in the morning, the world would see that they are gone.

Isaiah 17
14 In the evening, sudden terror!
    Before the morning, they are gone!


Gender- Fluid and How to Talk About it With Your Kids

Are there some days when you are moody and cry easily?  Well don't worry, you might be a woman that day!

Are they some days when you want to build something in a shop?  Well don't give it a thought...you might be a man that day!

Are your feelings all over the board because sometimes you feel like a woman but sometimes you feel more like a man?  No problem!  Finally there is a good word to affirm and celebrate those feelings!!  Congratulations!  Your are GENDER-FLUID!

What happens when you bring a group of sixth-graders together to meet -- for the first time -- someone who is transgender? You get an easy and honest conversation that speaks volumes about how we can talk to our kids about gender and how much we can learn from their openness.

Hennessy, a 32-year-old transgender male, recently participated in a workshop held by SheKnows Media, a leading women's lifestyle company.

"What gender do you think I am?" Hennessy asked 11 sixth-graders in New York City who are members of SheKnows' unique Hatch program, which focuses on teaching digital literacy and citizenship to the next generation. The program is in its fourth year.

There is silence for a second, and then one girl says "male" and another says, "I heard earlier that you were transgender."

Hennessy, an actor in New York City and co-host of the podcast "Kill Me Now" with comedian Judy Gold, says they are both right.

"I'm a transgender male," he says.

And then the questions begin. "When did you first realize you were transgender?" a boy asks before the conversation turns to terms the kids may or may not have heard before: transgender, agender (when you don't identify as male or female), gender fluid (you feel more masculine one day, more feminine the next) and sexual orientation.

Hennessy hopes the new video of the Hatch workshop, released Thursday, will be seen by children and parents across the country and lead to more understanding about people like himself who are born with reproductive organs that do not match their gender identity.

"If you don't treat it like a gross, icky, weird, evil thing, they don't treat it like a gross, icky, weird, evil thing," Hennessy said in an interview. When kids as young as 4 or 5 years old use female pronouns when they meet him, he tells them, "Oh, no, I'm a boy," at which point they often ask, "What, you're a boy?"

He then explains to them what being transgender is. "And boom, they get it right away," he said.
Maverick, 12, knew what transgender was before taking part in the Hatch workshop. His mom is a sexuality educator who has been talking to him about sexuality and gender since birth. But he had never met anyone who was transgender until Hennessy.

"I thought it was a very powerful experience for me," Maverick said. "I'm not sure about other kids, but I think meeting a transgender male for the first time was a very impactful thing in my life."

Here;  http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/27/health/transgender-talking-to-kids-parenting/

How much longer until it will be frowned upon to raise your kids male or female?  How much longer until all kids are just put into gender-neutral classes and encouraged to not decide their gender until much older...or never at all?

The lunacy is reaching such a crescendo that it makes me wonder how much further into the weeds we can actually go?  Will we continue to have men's and women's sports?  Will 'people' who are cut from the NBA be able to try out for the WNBA?  Should women's sports be discontinued all together and just put the best 'people' on the team?  Should all sports and public schools and locker rooms just be 'gender-blind' and just let people be people and NOT categorize them at all into male and female?

Of course as Bible readers we KNOW what is driving this delusion and deception of the godless liberals.  When God says something, Satan takes those words and runs in the opposite direction while taking as many people with him as possible.

Genesis 1
So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

Deuteronomy 22
5 A woman must not wear men’s clothing, nor a man wear women’s clothing, for the Lord your God detests anyone who does this.

Hat tip to Julie L.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Scientists Create Plastic Bag to Grow Babies In

This is interesting....and will no doubt cast further conversation on abortion and the question of WHEN a baby actually becomes a human being with rights.


Scientists have created an "artificial womb" in the hopes of someday using the device to save babies born extremely prematurely.
So far the device has only been tested on fetal lambs. A study published Tuesday involving eight animals found the device appears effective at enabling very premature fetuses to develop normally for about a month.
"We've been extremely successful in replacing the conditions in the womb in our lamb model," says Alan Flake, a fetal surgeon at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who led the study published in the journal Nature Communications.
"They've had normal growth. They've had normal lung maturation. They've had normal brain maturation. They've had normal development in every way that we can measure it," Flake says.
Flake says the group hopes to test the device on very premature human babies within three to five years.
So let's suppose a 10 week old fetus is delivered and placed in this bag.  The next day the woman decides she no longer wants the baby because it would disrupt her lifestyle or maybe she says she can't afford "it"....would she then have the right to take the baby out of the bag and kill it?
After all, today she currently has the right to kill her 10 week old fetus.
No doubt these plastic bags growing babies could certainly work in our favor in arguing that HUMAN LIFE begins at conception.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Man Hangs Baby then Posts it to Facebook

As you read the headlines many of us ask ourselves, "What is wrong with people?"

Of course Bible readers already know that answer....but still!

Paul warned us what the Last Days would look like in 2 Timothy;

But mark this: There will be terrible times in the last days. 2 People will be lovers of themselves, lovers of money, boastful, proud, abusive, disobedient to their parents, ungrateful, unholy, 3 without love, unforgiving, slanderous, without self-control, brutal, not lovers of the good, 4 treacherous, rash, conceited, lovers of pleasure rather than lovers of God— 5 having a form of godliness but denying its power. Have nothing to do with such people.

Thai man hangs baby daughter on Facebook Live then commits suicide

A man in Thailand hanged his 11-month old daughter on Facebook Live then killed himself in a sickening murder-suicide, police said Tuesday.

The appalling incident comes less than two weeks after a video showing the killing of an elderly man in Cleveland was posted on the social network.


Police Col. Jirasak Siemsak said officers found the bodies of 20-year-old Wuttisan Wongtalay and the baby in an abandoned hotel in Thailand’s Phuket province after receiving reports of horrific footage. The man was upset with his wife, according to police.

"He felt neglected by his wife because they had been fighting, so he took his 11-month-old daughter to the site of the crime which is the abandoned hotel," Jirasak said. "Then we found the bodies hanging off the hotel."

Reuters reports that two videos of the child’s killing were posted on the father’s Facebook page Monday and removed about 24 hours later.  The first video had about 112,000 views by mid-afternoon local time Tuesday, and the second video had 258,000 views, Reuters reported.

Here;  http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/04/25/thai-man-hangs-baby-daughter-on-facebook-live-then-commits-suicide.html

Yes, men will be BRUTAL.

Amazing how 1/4 of a million people saw this video before it was taken down.  Were those people watching such a sickening crime because they were curious or because they were brutal. lovers of violence?


Pedophilia is "Natural" Say University Academics

Remember, in today's upside-down world, all you need to do is claim you were BORN WITH a desire and society MUST ACCEPT your behavior.

University Academics Say Pedophilia Is ‘Natural, And Normal For Males To Be AROUSED By Children’

An academic conference held at the University of Cambridge said that pedophilia interest is “natural and normal for males”, and that “at least a sizable minority of normal males would like to have sex with children, and normal males are aroused by children.”

These sentiments were discussed at a conference that took place last year to discuss the classification of sexuality in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM), the standard international psychiatric manual used by the legal system.

The conference, which was titled “Classifying Sex: Debating DSM-5″, had featured a number of speakers who spoke in favor of sex with children, which, in essence, is supporting pedophilia.

The American Psychiatric Association (APA), which produces it, had been locked in battle over whether hebephilia should be included as a disorder. Hebephilia is the sexual preference for children in early puberty, typically 11 to 14 year old’s.

The proposal was being discussed because children are going through puberty at a younger age and the current definition of pedophilia is attraction to pre-pubescent children.

One of the attendees, and enthusiastic participant, was Tom O’Carroll, a multiple child sex offender and long time campaigner for the legalization of sex with children and former head of the Paedophile Information Exchange. “Wonderful!” he wrote on his blog afterwards. “It was a rare few days when I could feel relatively popular!”

The Telegraph reproted:

After a fierce battle in the American Psychiatric Association (APA), which produces it, a proposal to include hebephilia as a disorder in the new edition of the manual has been defeated. The proposal arose because puberty in children has started ever earlier in recent decades and as a result, it was argued, the current definition of paedophilia – pre-pubertal sexual attraction – missed out too many young people.

Ray Blanchard, professor of psychiatry at the University of Toronto, who led the APA’s working group on the subject, said that unless some other way was found of encompassing hebephilia in the new manual, that was “tantamount to stating that the APA’s official position is that the sexual preference for early pubertal children is normal”.

Prof Blanchard was in turn criticized by a speaker at the Cambridge conference, Patrick Singy, of Union College, New York, who said hebephilia would be abused as a diagnosis to detain sex offenders as “mentally ill” under US “sexually violent predator” laws even after they had completed their sentences.

But perhaps the most controversial presentation of all was by Philip Tromovitch, a professor at Doshisha University in Japan, who stated in a presentation on the “prevalence of paedophilia” that the “majority of men are probably paedophiles and hebephiles” and that “paedophilic interest is normal and natural in human males”.

O’Carroll, the former PIE leader, was thrilled, and described on his blog how he joined Prof Tromovitch and a colleague for drinks after the conference. “The conversation flowed most agreeably, along with the drinks and the beautiful River Cam,” he said.

Here;  http://truthuncensored.net/university-academics-say-pedophilia-is-natural-for-males-aroused-by-children/

If the idea of full grown men and women having sex with little kids disgusts you....you are probably a  hateful, racist, PEDOPHOBE and you need to practice much more TOLERANCE and ACCEPTANCE of people who are different than you!

Remember, in the Last Days Up is down, down is up, right is wrong and wrong is right, good will be called evil and evil will be called good.

Looks like we are about right on schedule.

Monday, April 24, 2017

Did Cyber Attack Shut Electricity Off?

Think for a minute about how our lives would come to a complete stop if some hackers or terrorists were able to shut off the electricity.

No cell phones?  No elevators?  No business activity?  No computers?  No email?  No TV?  No video games?  No dinner?  No restaurants open?

What if they were able to shut it off for a week?  Two weeks or a month?

We are talking about TOTAL CHAOS.

"But Dennis, that could never happen here in America....because this is America and it just wouldn't."

OK....but it is sounding like someone shut the lights off in CA and NY at about the same time.

The U.S. power grid appears to have been hit with multiple power outages affecting San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles.

Officials report that business, traffic and day-to-day life has come to a standstill in San Francisco, reportedly the worst hit of the three major cities currently experiencing outages.

A series of subsequent power outages in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and New York City left commuters stranded and traffic backed up on Friday morning. Although the outages occurred around the same time, there is as of yet no evidence that they were connected by anything more than coincidence.

The first outage occurred at around 7:20 a.m. in New York, when the power went down at the 7th Avenue and 53rd Street subway station, which sent a shockwave of significant delays out from the hub and into the rest of the subway system. By 11:30 a.m. the city’s MTA confirmed that generators were running again in the station, although the New York subways were set to run delayed into the afternoon.

The cause of the outage has not yet been made clear, though given the current geo-political climate it is not out of the question to suggest a cyber attack could be to blame. It has also been suggested that the current outages could be the result of a secretive nuclear/EMP drill by the federal government.

As we have previously reported, the entire national power grid has been mapped by adversaries of the United States and it is believed that sleep trojans or malware may exist within the computer systems that maintain the grid.

In a 2016 report it was noted that our entire way of life has been left vulnerable to saboteurs who could cause cascading blackouts across the United States for days or weeks at a time:

It isn’t just EMPs and natural disaster that poses a threat to the grid, but there is also the potential for attacks on individual power substations in the vast network of decentralized and largely unguarded power grid chain. A U.S. government study established that there would be “major, extended blackouts if more than three key substations were destroyed.”

Whether by criminals, looters, terrorists, gangs or pranksters, it would take very little to bring down the present system, and there is currently very little the system can do to protect against this wide open threat.

Whether the current outages are the result of a targeted infrastructure cyber attack or simply a coincidence, most Americans think the impossible can’t happen, as The Prepper’s Blueprint author Tess Pennington highlights, a grid-down scenario won’t just be a minor inconvenience if it goes on for more than a day or two:

Consider, for a moment, how drastically your life would change without the continuous flow of energy the grid delivers. While manageable during a short-term disaster, losing access to the following critical elements of our just-in-time society would wreak havoc on the system.

Challenges or shut downs of business commerce
Breakdown of our basic infrastructure: communications, mass transportation, supply chains
Inability to access money via atm machines
Payroll service interruptions
Interruptions in public facilities – schools, workplaces may close, and public gatherings.
Inability to have access to clean drinking water

Here;  http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-21/total-chaos-cyber-attack-feared-multiple-cities-hit-simultaneous-power-grid-failures

As I just finished reading Deuteronomy, I'm thinking about how God warned His people that if they obeyed his commands and worshiped Him alone....he would continue to bless them.  BUT....if they rejected Him and started worshiping other false gods, He would totally destroy them.

Yes, I know that was a promise to Israel, BUT what about America?  We also have rejected God and ridiculed His Son, Jesus the Christ.  We also have thrown out our Bibles and refuse to heed the blessings and curses that are found within.  We also have spent more time worshiping the false gods of money, sports, electronics and entertainment....so why couldn't God decide to allow those false gods to be torn down and exposed for the worthless gods they are?

If he used the Babylonians to destroy Judah...why couldn't he use hackers to destroy our electric grid?

"But Dennis, I don't worship sports or any other false gods!"

Really?  In the last year how much time did you spend watching hockey, football, baseball and basketball?  How much did you pay for tickets to be entertained at their new stadiums?   How mad did you get when your favorite NFL team lost even though you were wearing their jersey while you screamed at the TV?  How many times did we allow sporting activities to interrupt our Sunday Sabbath?

And in comparison, how much time did you spend reading and studying your Bible?  How much money did you give to God's purposes?  How excited did you get as you contemplated the Gospel? How many times did you share the Gospel with the lost souls all around you?

I love this incriminating question, "If you were arrested for being a follower of Christ....would the police find enough evidence to convict you?"

25% of Millenials Who Live at Home Don't Work OR Study

Not too many years ago, men would leave their parents home at 15 or 16, marry a wife, homestead a farm and start raising a family....all the while doing their best to survive the hardships of life.

Today, it's not uncommon for 30 year old men to live in their parents basement, play video games all day, meet their friends for drinks and maybe even have a few girls who provide "friends with benefits". Their mom still makes them food, does their laundry and maybe is even happy to have them home for companionship?

It's also not uncommon for 25-30 year old women to live at home.....maybe with a baby they conceived with a friend?

A life of leisure, free of bosses and bills, sure sounds like the dream — and it turns out millions of millennials are living it. But don't congratulate them yet. They're doing it under their parents' roof and not necessarily by choice. 

About a third of 18- to 34-year-olds in the U.S. live at home, the Census Bureau reported on Wednesday. That includes college dormitories. Among 25- to 34-year-olds living at home, one in four is neither enrolled in school nor working. That's 2.2 million people, a small percentage of the nation's more than 70 million millennials but a striking figure nonetheless.

More 18- to-34-year-olds live with a parent than with a spouse, according to the report, The Changing Economics and Demographics of Young Adulthood: 1975–2016. That's a major shift from the 1970s, when young people were more than twice as likely to live with a spouse. Young adults today are also likelier to be enrolled in college or graduate school than their counterparts in the '70s. 

Most of those who live at home but neither work nor study have a high school diploma or less, and about a fifth have a child. Half are white, and the majority are male. About a quarter have a disability. 

"Almost 9 in 10 young people who were living in their parents’ home a year ago are still living there today, making it the most stable living arrangement for young adults," the report said. "In 2005, the majority of young people lived independently in their own household (either alone, with a spouse, or an unmarried partner), which was the predominant living arrangement in 35 states. By 2015—just a decade later—only six states had a majority of young people living independently."

Here:  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/quarter-millennials-live-home-don-090023271.html?.tsrc=fauxdal

"But Dennis, what does this have to do with prophecy?"

Think about it.....what did God say?

Matthew 19
4 “Haven’t you read,” he replied, “that at the beginning the Creator ‘made them male and female,’ 5 and said, ‘For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and the two will become one flesh’? 6 So they are no longer two, but one flesh. Therefore what God has joined together, let no one separate.”

So what does Satan want to do?  He wants to destroy the family.

Destroy marriage, have bastard kids by the millions, live with your parents and do nothing, (slothful) make people believe that marriage between one man and one woman is old fashioned and unnecessary.

In America today, few people believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God....so it would seem that Satan's work is almost done here.

And we all know what happens once the foundation is destroyed....

Luke 6
But the one who hears my words and does not put them into practice is like a man who built a house on the ground without a foundation. The moment the torrent struck that house, it collapsed and its destruction was complete.”


Saturday, April 22, 2017

Russian Planes Buzz Alaska

During the Cold War with Russia the US and Russia were constantly testing each other's limits and defenses.  We would fly bomber jets toward their borders and they would do the same.

But when Cold War ended and the Berlin fell, we realized that the Soviet Union was bankrupt and had no further reasons to threaten the Free world.

So what exactly is Russia up to now?  What is their end game?

American and Canadian fighter planes scrambled to intercept two Russian TU-95 “Bear” bombers Thursday night, marking the fourth consecutive night of Russian probes near the Alaskan coast, U.S. defense officials said Friday.
At no point did the Russian aircraft cross into American or Canadian airspace, but the incursions into the Air Identification Zones — which extend beyond the territorial waters of the U.S. and Canada — represent a sharp increase in activity in the area, which has seen no Russian activity at all since 2015. The flights may also herald the return of Moscow’s 60-year-old nuclear capable bomber to the international stage, after the entire fleet was grounded in 2015 after a rash of accidents.
Over the past several years, Moscow has played a high-speed game of cat-and-mouse with U.S. and NATO aircraft and naval vessels in the Baltic and Black Seas regions, but this level of activity hasn’t been seen near Alaska since 2014, one defense official told FP.
It’s unclear what the overall objective of the Russian passes are, but they’re in keeping with tactics Russian pilots have employed in recent years in the Baltic and Black sea regions, where NATO pilots regularly intercept aircraft sent by the Kremlin to skirt the airspace of NATO countries.
Most prophecy watchers believe Russia will play a large role in fulfilling Ezekiel 38.  As we read this article and watch the aggressiveness of Russia re-appear....it makes us wonder how close we are?

Abortion Doctor Claims to Have a "Deep Christian Faith"

Jesus told us to watch out for wolves in sheep's clothing.  He warned that there would be people who claimed to be Christians but were actually wolves in sheep's clothing.

Today we read of an abortion doctor who claims to be a Christian.  Of course the liberal media love him.

Conservative blogger, Matt Walsh, points out the contradiction.

Mass murderer Willie Parker has been performing abortions for decades. He has filled hundreds of hazardous waste dumpsters with the dismembered bodies of unborn human beings, and made enormous profits doing so. Yet, in spite of the gallons of blood he has spilled and the thousands of women he has exploited, he still claims to be a “Christian.”  I should say, because of the death and the blood and the exploitation, Willie Parker calls himself a “Christian.” He contends not only that his faith permits the summary execution of babies, but that it actually calls him to it. As Time Magazine gushed, he is a man of “deep Christian faith,” and he expresses that faith by destroying human life for 500 bucks a pop.

Parker has now written a book outlining the “moral” and “Christian” case for killing innocent people, and the media has been happy to traipse him around as an example of one of the “good ones.” One of the normal and permissive Christians who testifies to a more rational faith — and by “rational” they mean a faith that happens to approve of everything they already think and do. “I’ve never read the Bible but I’m sure this interpretation is correct because it validates my lifestyle,” they say.

The “Christian” case for abortion that Parker has made in his book and in countless interviews with fawning media outlets is about as psychotic as you’d expect. He says that the Bible has nothing in it that could possibly be construed as condemning abortion. He says God clearly approves of abortion because He gave us free will, thus any choice we make is obviously good (except for the choice to oppose abortion, of course). Parker contends that abortion is “sacred,” just as sacred as, if not even more sacred than, the birth of a child. He claims that he is the “pro-life” one because he respects the life of the mother, unlike those crazy anti-abortion fruitcakes who oppress women by suggesting that they shouldn’t kill their kids.

I feel somewhat ridiculous even responding to this madness. Must a reasonable person lower himself to addressing the question of whether or not the murder of children is “sacred” and ordained by God? Well, yes, it appears he must. In this culture, the reasonable are forced to engage with increasingly unreasonable points of view. It’s a pain, but the only other option is to keep our mouths shut and let this blasphemous reprobate run around proclaiming his divine authority to crush baby skulls.

http://www.theblaze.com/contributions/dont-call-this-satanic-abortionist-a-christian-or-a-doctor/e

Ephesians 5
Have nothing to do with the fruitless deeds of darkness, but rather expose them.

Hat tip to J. Hubbard

Friday, April 21, 2017

Endangered Species

I saw a story this morning of how the Manatees in Florida are now coming off the endangered species list.

That's great news!  Those animals are awesome and it would be a shame to have the behavior of man wipe them off the face of the earth.

Of course liberals seem to be the champions for protecting everything from butterflies to buffaloes and insisting that ALL LIFE HAS A RIGHT TO LIVE ON PLANET EARTH.

So why do you think they have such a massive delusion when it comes to killing millions of little babies?


Convergence

If any of you have listened to Jan Markell as of late, you will know that many times in the past few years she has mentioned the world CONVERGENCE when speaking of all the prophetic events shaping up.

Never before has there been SO MANY SIGNS of the coming Tribulation ALL HAPPENING AT ONCE.

Of course there have always been wars, rumors of wars, famines. disease, nations being displaced, race rising up against race....but never has there been a time when it is all happening at once WHILE ISRAEL IS BACK IN THE PROMISED LAND.

I have not seen this DVD, but I have heard Jack Hibbs who speaks in the movie trailer...so I'm going to guess it's worthwhile.  Plus it's being advertised on a solid prophetic ministry site.

See the trailer here and order the DVD for you and your small group; http://www.prophecynewswatch.com/product.cfm?product_id=40

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Mother Of All Debt

Since last week there has been lots of talk about the Mother Of All Bombs (MOAB) that was recently dropped on ISIS in Afghanistan.

Today we are reading about MOAD...the Mother Of All Debt that may be getting ready to explode in America.

In honor of the Donald’s “Mother of All Bomb” (MOAB) attack on the Hindu Kush mountains Thursday, let me introduce MOAD.

I’m referring to the “Mother of All Debt” crises, of course. The opening round is coming when Washington goes into shutdown mode on April 28, which happens to be Day 100 of the Donald’s reign.

In theory, this should be just a routine extension of the fiscal year (FY) 2017 continuing resolution (CR) by which Congress is funding the $1.1 trillion compartment of government which is appropriated annually.

The remaining $3 trillion per year of entitlements and debt service is on automatic pilot, but the truth is Washington can’t agree on what to do about either component — except to keeping on borrowing to pay the bills.

There is a problem with this long-running game of fiscal kick-the-can, however. Namely, a 100 year-old statute requires Congress to raise the ceiling for treasury borrowing periodically, but the Imperial City has now reached the point in which there is absolutely no way forward to accomplish this.

Moreover, that critical fact is ill-understood by Wall Street because it does not remotely recognize that all the debt ceiling increases since the public debt exploded after the 2008-09 crisis were an accident of the Obama presidency.

That is, surrounded by Keynesian economic advisers and big spending Democratic politicians, he had no fear of the national debt at all and obviously even believed the more debt the better.

And Obama was also able to bamboozle the establishment GOP leadership led by former Speaker Boehner into steering enough GOP votes to the “responsible” course of action.

Needless to say, Obama is gone, Boehner is gone and the 17-month debt ceiling “holiday” that they confected in October 2015 to ride Washington through the election is gone, too. What’s arrived is vicious partisan warfare, a new President who is clueless about the urgency of the debt crisis and a bloc of 50 or so Freedom Caucus Republicans who now rule Washington.

And good for them!

They genuinely fear and loathe the banana republic financial profligacy that prevails in the Imperial City, and would rip the flesh from Speaker Ryan’s face were he to go the Boehner route and try to assemble a “bipartisan” consensus for a condition-free increase in the debt ceiling.

What that means is a completely new ball game in the Imperial City that will absolutely dominate the agenda as far as the eye can see. That’s because the Freedom Caucus will insist that sweeping entitlement reforms and spending cuts accompany any debt ceiling increase.

Even “moderate” Senator Rob Portman (Ohio) has legislation requiring that dollar for dollar deficit cuts accompany any increase in the debt ceiling.

But if you think the GOP fractures and fissures generated by Obamacare replace and repeal were difficult, you haven’t seen nothin’ yet. There is absolutely no basis for GOP consensus on meaningful deficit cuts, meaning that MOAD will bring endless starts, stops, showdowns and shutdowns, as the U.S. Treasury recurringly exhausts its cash and short-term extensions of its borrowing authority.

In the meanwhile, everything else — health care reform, tax cuts, infrastructure — will become backed-up in an endless queue of legislative impossibilities. Accordingly, there will be no big tax cut in 2017 or even next year. For all practical purposes Uncle Sam is broke and his elected managers are paralyzed.

The Treasury will be out of cash and up against a hard stop debt limit of $19.8 trillion in a matter of months. But long before that there will be a taste of the Shutdown Syndrome on April 28 owing to the accumulating number of “poison pill” “riders” to the CR.

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-17/stockman-trump-reflation-fantasy-ends-day-100

A matter of months.....

We have said it for years now.....a nation can only KICK THE CAN down the road for so long.  At some point there will be a HARD STOP that will prevent us from borrowing billions every month to meet  our obligations.

At some point investors will start to doubt whether Uncle Sam will have the future ability to pay them back....and when that happens they will DEMAND more interest for them to hold that risk.

If America can't balance it's budget today while paying 1% interest on $20 trillion of debt....how do you suppose they will be able to get ahead of the game when investors start demanding 5% or 7% or more?

We have no idea WHEN this will happen.  But we know that it will.

Luke 12
Sell your possessions and give to the poor. Provide purses for yourselves that will not wear out, a treasure in heaven that will never fail, where no thief comes near and no moth destroys.