Friday, April 17, 2009

Iran is Ready to Talk!

Hey....this may turn out to be good news!

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Friday that the country favored dialogue with the West over the Islamic republic's nuclear program and that he would soon give an official response to an offer of negotiations by the five permanent UN Security Council members and Germany.

Did you hear that? The same guy who has been threatening the end of Israel, the end of the U.S., who wrote letters and gave speeches to world leaders inviting them to surrender to Islam, who has been digging mass graves for the 12th Imam to bury the enemies of Islam, and who said that he has spiritual meetings with the 12th Imam and has been placed on earth to usher in his return.....he now has seen the light and wants to talk!!!

Read article here;

We better send Obama over there really fast with a dumptruck of cash and lots of concessions so we can shower this maniacal regime with they can then use their increased attention and power to continue arresting, torturing and murdering anyone within their country who dares to stand against them. Now that's a fine example of U.S. policy!! (insert extreme sarcasm here)

It Will Happen Fast

The bible is very clear that the Holy Land is God's land...and Jerusalem is the apple of His eye. So when you are a puny nation or prideful leader and you start going into God's land and poking the Creator of the universe directly in the can imagine that things may not go well for that nation or leader.

TEL AVIV, Israel – President Obama will move to create a Palestinian state "more quickly than anybody could imagine." At least that's the message the Palestinian Authority claims it received from the U.S.

We have no way to confirm if this was in fact told to the Palestinians, but it would seem to follow a recent pattern of Obama and his team.

Read article here;

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Messiah-Obama Watch

Obama spoke at Georgetown and requested that all religious symbols be removed from the stage before he spoke...those symbols were Christian.

Georgetown University hid a religious inscription representing the name of Jesus during President Obama's address there Tuesday, has confirmed, because White House staff asked the school to cover up all religious symbols and signs while the president was on stage.
The monogram IHS, whose letters spell out the name of Jesus, and which normally perches above the stage in Gaston Hall where the president spoke, was covered over with what appeared to be black wood during the address.

Check out the article here;

Also, please notice the erie picture of Obama standing behind the pulpit with the stained glass in the background. This may be foreshadowing of what will be coming when the anti-christ stands in the 3rd Temple in Jerusalem and declares himself to be god...and fully demanding our worship.

Hat tip to Kim for recognizing this. Keep watching!

Gun Sales

The headline in the Wall Street Journal today reads; Fear and Greed Have Sales of Guns and Ammo Shooting up.

In an earlier post from a few weeks ago titled; Gun Shop Observations, we posted some comments that were heard at a local gun shop. Now the main stream media is picking up on these same observations....and they are curious as to why this may be.

Read WSJ article here;

So how much of the gun sales are attributed to greed and how much to fear? Some people are certainly waking up to the fact that if the lights go out for any extended period of time...the government simply may not be around to protect them, so they are doing something to protect themselves from the unknown.

Other people are waking up to the fact that the government may very well try and take their guns and they want to "get" while the "gettin' is good".

The bible clearly tells us that a day is coming when grown men will faint with fear for what they are seeing. These passages are clearly a reference to the Tribulation hour coming for planet earth...but how much foreshadowing of these perilous times might believers see before the Lord comes for us? We simply don't know.

Middle East Preparing for War

Remember, we watch Iran for a few reasons...because they are a player mentioned in Ezekiel 38 and also because their leadership is violently opposed to Israel. Those reasons alone put them front and center for prophecy watchers.

The rumors of an Israeli attack on Iran are continuing to build...and the countries of the middle east are preparing for the fall out.

The UPI report states that Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, and Oman have deployed Patriot missile batteries along the Persian Gulf to deflect incoming Iranian missiles. The members of the Gulf Cooperation Council are “getting ready for what many now assume will be retaliation from Iran following Israeli bombing of Iran's nuclear facilities later this year,” UPI reports.

Read it here;

Jesus told us to watch for wars and rumors of wars and nation rising against nation. The 20th century accounted for more deaths by war than all periods of human history combined...and unless something drastic changes, the 21st century may prove to be even worse.

Thanks be to God that we know to expect this and that we know the outcome of it all. If we didn't....the anxiety of it all would be overwhelming.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

We're All Extremists!

According to U.S. Homeland Security, everyone of you reading this and everyone who has been to an adult-ed class on eschatology...may end up on a government list of "right wing extremists".

WASHINGTON, DC - Department of Homeland Security officials have issued a report which links people with pro-life, anti-illegal immigration views, teachers of end-time prophecies, and veterans of war with "right-wing extremist" groups.

So if that label gets put on anyone who teaches about what Jesus told us to "watch" for...or anyone who believe's abortion is murder...or anyone who believes that not everyone should be free to walk into America and start collecting benefits...or anyone who shot a gun for the U.S. military.....IT PAVES THE WAY FOR THE GOVERNMENT TO LABEL THAT ENTIRE GROUP AS CRIMINALS AND DO WITH THEM WHAT THEY CHOOSE!

You can't make this stuff up!

Read article here;

Hat tip to Mike!

Messin' With Israel

Obama and team are getting ready to pressure Israel to split up their land and give it to the Palestinians. How do we expect a people group (Palestinians) who are in a civil war, have little education and the majority of whom don't recognize Israel's right to form their own state and peacefully co-exist with their neighbors? It's beyond ludicrous!

But ludicrous seems to be Obama's middle name. There seems to be nothing this guy won't do or say...but now it's getting really serious for all of us if Obama starts dividing up God's Holy Land.

In an unprecedented move, the Obama administration is readying for a possible confrontation with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by briefing Democratic congressmen on the peace process and the positions of the new government in Israel regarding a two-state solution. The Obama administration is expecting a clash with Netanyahu over his refusal to support the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel.

Read full article here;

Pakistan World Plot?

We realize that violence seems to be happening so fast that it's hard to keep track of it all...but most of us should remember the terrorist attack last year in Mumbai, India. There were 58 people shot dead when some Muslim-extremists from Pakistan started spraying everyone they could with bullets.

This has made matters even more tense between India and Pakistan....and it's far from over. India has uncovered that some members of the Pakistani military were involved in the coordination of the attack.

But this last paragraph from the lead detective on the case is the most prophetic for what may be coming from satan-induced-muslim-extremists;

“My boys have ferreted out the real conspiracy behind the attack,” he said. “The danger we have exposed is not only to India, but to the whole world. The sooner the world realises that, the better.”

Read article here;

So when will the world wake up??....don't hold your breath.

Talking To Iran

In the real world, where the game being played among nations is the old game of "king of the hill", threatening your enemies with angry letter writing...simply doesn't cut it. In fact it can embolden your enemies and make them more aggressive...which is the exact opposite of what you were hoping for.

Let's take Korea. We wrote them a letter asking them to back down from their nuclear ambitions...they knew we were weak and demanded blackmail money. We sent the money with a thank you note and now we find out they played us as suckers AND they still have a nuclear program and have ejected nuclear inspectors. So really they have become more belligerent and dangerous since we wrote them the first letter.

Now let's take a look at Iran. President Bush refused to talk to them and talked tough to them about continuing down the nuclear bomb path. Barack Obama, on the other hand, has hinted that he would be happy to talk to them. Even worse, he blames President Bush for the inability to get along with Iran...instead of blaming Iran for not getting along with anyone in Western civilization.

Thus our president fulfills a pattern in which new administrations place blame for the failure of diplomacy on predecessors rather than on adversaries. The Islamic Republic is not a passive actor, however. Quite the opposite: While President Obama plays checkers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei plays chess. The enrichment milestone is a testament both to Tehran's pro-active strategy and to Washington's refusal to recognize it.

This Obama activity is making the world a much more dangerous place...the exact opposite outcome of what liberal "nice-doers" believe should happen when you are nice to people. They simply don't understand that in the game of nations....being nice is interpreted as being weak and scared in many nation's rulebook.

In his March 24 press conference, Mr. Obama said, "I'm a big believer in persistence." Making the same mistake repeatedly, however, is neither wise nor realism; it is arrogant, naïve and dangerous.
When Mr. Obama declared on April 5 that "All countries can access peaceful nuclear energy," the state-run daily newspaper Resalat (Iranian newspaper) responded with a front page headline, "The United States capitulates to the nuclear goals of Iran." With Washington embracing dialogue without accountability and Tehran embracing diplomacy without sincerity, it appears the Iranian government is right.

Read Wall Street Journal article here;

Tuesday, April 14, 2009

Letter Writing Didn't Work

Shoot, darn and shucks!!! The world community drafted a very nice letter to North Korea and told them that the world was disappointed in their decision to launch a missile. Furthermore, the letter said that there may be repercussions filed against North Korea since they ignored world opinion. And wouldn't you know it....the North Koreans got mad at our letter and now they have taken their toys and gone home to start building more nuclear devices! And to make matters worse....they kept all the blackmail money we paid them last year to shut off their nuclear program. Darn it anyway!! I mean really....who could have seen that all coming?? We talked to them and they promised us with a pinky-swear after we gave them the money... Oh well,....I guess we must have been talking to the wrong guy. Next time we will find the right guy who will honor his pinky-swear.

Read article here;

Honestly....has the entire world lost it's mind? When will the world learn that despotic-meglomaniacs can't be trusted with their words? I guess we need to learn our lesson on that front about once every 60-70 yrs. The last time we believed a despot was when Prime Minister Chamberlain went to talk with Hitler and got a signed letter from Hitler saying he was just building up his military for self-confidence reasons and had no plans on using it.

Within months of that letter being signed, Hitler had taken over most of Europe and WWII would lead to the deaths of millions. Can't anyone see we are repeating the same mistakes?? Appeasement only makes despots more dangerous and more confident.

The world is currently standing on a VERY dangerous precipice.

Monday, April 13, 2009

Unsustainable Tax System

As tax day approaches for us all, you may be surprised to find out how few of us actually pay any income taxes. That's not a healthy situation for a democracy if only a few are paying...because many are simply reaping the benefits.

We have said in the past that the whole system simply get's too top heavy. Now today, Ari Fleischer has an impassioned articel in the Wall Street Journal we all should read.

If you thought Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme was bad, wait until you hear about the inverted pyramid scheme the federal government is working on. While Mr. Madoff preyed on people who trusted him with their money, the federal government has everyone's money, and the implications of its actions are worse.

Picture an upside-down pyramid with its narrow tip at the bottom and its base on top. The only way the pyramid can stand is by spinning fast enough or by having a wide enough tip so it won't fall down. The federal version of this spinning top is the tax code; the government collects its money almost entirely from the people at the narrow tip and then gives it to the people at the wider side. So long as the pyramid spins, the system can work. If it slows down enough, it falls.

Read the full article here;

As we have been saying all along...the math simply doesn't work.

China and the U.S. Dollar

We have pointed out over the past years that China has been a huge buyer of U.S. bonds. This has been a relationship of mutual rewards over the past decade....we buy their stuff which they make for cheap....they borrow us more money to buy more of their stuff.

As we have pointed out....buying stuff is what makes the world go 'round.

As of late, this relationship has gotten a tad concerning. China now owns over $1 Trillion of our debt. The bible tells us that the borrower will become slave to the lender, so that is concerning for the U.S. But on the other hand, China now needs the U.S. to keep the value of the U.S. dollar at a worthwhile rate....otherwise they could see it all go up in smoke. And with their economy in dire straits....they need us to pay them pack in dollars that are worth something.

Mr. Wen voiced concern on March 13 about China’s dependence on the United States: “We have lent a huge amount of money to the U.S. Of course we are concerned about the safety of our assets. To be honest, I am definitely a little worried.”

The main worry of Chinese officials has been that American efforts to fight the current economic downturn will result in inflation and erode the value of American bonds, Chinese economists said in interviews in Beijing on Thursday and Friday.

Read full article here;

Finally, I will remind you that China has a huge amount of assets on the west coast of the U.S. At the rapture of the church, the U.S. will collapse in every sense of the word. Make no doubt....the Chinese government, who is just rolling out a brand new navy, will swoop in on California just as fast as they can send troops. They will do this to lay claim to the assets that are theirs. And who would be there to stop them??

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Clinging to Our Guns

Here is more info on the surge in sales of guns and ammo all across the country.

Firearms sales have surged in the six months since Obama's election as millions of Americans have gone on a buying spree that has stripped gun shops in some parts of the country almost bare of assault weapons and led to a national ammunition shortage.

Read it here;

So what do you believe to be the main reasons that Americans of all shapes, sizes and colors...are buying guns and ammo faster than Walmart can stock them? I have some ideas, but would love to hear yours.

Military Action Against Iran

While Christians all over America were singing, "Jesus Christ is Risen Today", it was simply another work day in Israel and Iran...and the rhetoric is continuing. Israeli President, Shimon Peres is saying that he hopes that talk between Obama and Iran can do some good to soften Ahmadinejad's nuclear ambitions, but if it doesn't then military action will be necessary.

Peres went on to say that he hoped Obama's call for dialogue with Ahmadinejad would be heeded, but warned that if such talks don't soften the Iranian president's approach "we'll strike him."

Read article here;

And in another sign that America is going to be right in the center of this quote;

"We certainly cannot go it alone, without the US, and we definitely can't go against the US. This would be unnecessary," stressed the president.