Friday, August 20, 2010

Greece Enters Death Spiral

The tensions are rising in Greece. You simply can't announce that the retirement age has been raised from age 53 to age 60, and cut a bunch of government jobs and social programs without people getting a tad riled up.

We have been saying that we believe it is foreshadowing of what WILL come for America....we just don't know exactly when.

Here is what Spiegel Online International is saying;

The austerity measures that were supposed to fix Greece's problems are dragging down the country's economy. Stores are closing, tax revenues are falling and unemployment has hit an unbelievable 70 percent in some places. Frustrated workers are threatening to strike back.

This dire prognosis comes even despite Athens' massive efforts to sort out the country's finances. The government's draconian austerity measures have managed to reduce the country's budget deficit by an almost unbelievable 39.7 percent, after previous governments had squandered tax money and falsified statistics for years. The measures have reduced government spending by a total of 10 percent, 4.5 percent more than the EU and International Monetary Fund (IMF) had required.

The problem is that the austerity measures have in the meantime affected every aspect of the country's economy. Purchasing power is dropping, consumption is taking a nosedive and the number of bankruptcies and unemployed are on the rise. The country's gross domestic product shrank by 1.5 percent in the second quarter of this year. Tax revenue, desperately needed in order to consolidate the national finances, has dropped off. A mixture of fear, hopelessness and anger is brewing in Greek society.

The entire country is in the grip of a depression. Everything seems to be going downhill. The spiral is continuing unabated, and there is no clear way out. The worse part, however, is the fact that hardly anyone still hopes that things will improve one day.

See it here;

Of course when people get fearful and lose hope it breeds unrest....and that unrest is coming for Greece. And to think that Greece used to rule the world.

Menelaos Givalos, a professor of political science at Athens University, has appeared on television, warning viewers that the worst times are still to come. He predicts a large wave of layoffs starting in September, with "extreme social consequences."

"Everything is getting more expensive, I'm hardly earning any money, and then I'm supposed to pay more taxes to help save the country? How is that supposed to work?" asks Nikos Meletis, the shipbuilder. He predicts the situation will only become more heated. "Things are starting to simmer here," he says. "And at some point they're going to explode."

So ask yourselves....if California starts cutting the welfare, foodstamps and housing allowances...and then lays off 200,000 you think it could lead to "extreme social consequences"? How about in Illinois? How about in New York and New Jersey? How about Nevada and Arizona?

Could we be reading a headline in 4 years that says, "U.S. Enters Death Spiral"?

I believe that answer is; "yes"....and that day could be here sooner than we all want to admit.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Is Obama a Muslim?

This debate of whether Obama is a Muslim or a Christian simply won't go away. In fact, it seems to be gathering steam.

Today the discussion is all over the Google headlines.

"The president's top priority here isn't making sure that Americans know what a devout Christian he is, it's making sure that we're getting the economy on track and we're creating jobs in this country," deputy press secretary Bill Burton told reporters aboard Air Force One.

Mr. Burton said the president prays and communicates with a religious adviser every day, and noted he has spoken about his faith in the past.

Even so, a growing segment of the public has its doubts.

A Time magazine poll showed that nearly one-fourth or 24 percent of Americans believe the president is a Muslim, with only 47 percent answering that he's a Christian.

See it here;

Of course the liberal side of the media claims that the President's faith should have nothing to do with anything. This is very simply a lie when you take it apart at a very simple level.

What it the president worshiped the Dark Lords of the Earth? Would that be OK with the liberal media? What if the president was a Shiite Muslim and believed the the 12th Imam was soon coming to earth to usher in Sharia law? Would that be OK with the liberal media? Of course not...even they would be appalled. So clearly the liberal media is also lying when they say his religion doesn't matter.

The fact that Obama claims to be a Christian doesn't truly count for a hill of beans in God's kingdom. We all know that Hitler and many of the ungodly popes through time also claimed to be Christians...and it turned out not to be true.

I don't know what Obama is but I can tell you that it concerns me greatly that he was married by and had his kids baptized by Reverend Wright....who is clearly anti-Semitic.

If this nation has any hope under Obama we should continue to pray for him that the God of Israel, Isaac and Jacob would open his eyes and reveal to him what needs to be done by this nation to avoid a train wreck of epic proportions.

Donor Fatigue

Do you remember when the tsunami hit Indonesia and killed thousands of people back in 2002? We were all glued to our TV's, simply amazed at the human tragedy we all dug deep into our pockets and gave $$ billions of dollars to that Muslim nation.

Now 8 years later another Muslim nation, Pakistan, is going through something that WILL prove to be worse than the tsunami when it comes to death, suffering and cost....but yet most in America are unaware that it is happening....and most of us have not opened up our wallets to give to the relief effort in Pakistan. Why??

The United Nations calls it "Donor Fatigue". Simply put, the disasters on earth are coming so frequently that we have tuned them out and now think of them as just part of life. Earthquake in Haiti, floods in China, earthquake in China, earthquake in Iran, massive floods in Europe....

ISLAMABAD, Aug 17 (Reuters) - Only a small fraction of the six million Pakistanis desperate for food and clean water have received any help as the United Nations battled donor fatigue and appealed urgently on Tuesday for more funds.

With hundreds of villages marooned and highways and bridges cut in half by swollen rivers, food rations and access to clean water have only been provided to around 500,000 flood survivors, the U.N. said.

The United Nations has warned that up to 3.5 million children could be in danger of contracting deadly diseases carried through contaminated water and insects in a crisis that has disrupted the lives of at least a tenth of Pakistan's 170 million people.

"We have a country which has endemic watery diarrhoea, endemic cholera, endemic upper respiratory infections and we have the conditions for much much expanded problems," UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia Daniel Toole told a news conference.

"We cannot spend pledges. We cannot buy purification tablets, we cannot support Pakistan with pledges. I urge the international community to urgently change pledges into cheques."

See it here;

I gotta be honest....I ask myself today, where are all the Muslim nations rushing in to care for the Pakistani cousins? Where is the Saudi Arabian oil wealth? How about Qatar and Kuwait? Those desert kingdoms could write instant checks for $billions and fly it down to Pakistan tomorrow! I remember scenes of protesters in Pakistan chanting, "Down with USA!" and then burning US flags....but now they desperately want The West to come quickly to save them.

Yes, I do have donor fatigue. And I am realizing that my cynical thoughts probably don't line up with what Jesus would say about loving, feeding, praying for and clothing your enemies.

Moderate Muslims

Of course the debate is raging surrounding the mosque that is slated to be built within a block of the 9/11 catastrophe.

Here's how the debate goes;
--"This is America which prides itself on freedom of religion. Build a mosque anywhere you want! After all...most Muslims are moderates and they shouldn't be punished for the sins of a few!"

---"This mosque is being built supposedly to build bridges between Islam and the rest of if that's true, why don't they put the mosque somewhere else and let them start the bridge building in that way?"

I heard one commentator say, "If churches weren't allowed to be put up where ever a Christian had committed a crime....then there would be no churches in this country!"

What a flippin' idiot! The liberal commentator wants to label some Christians getting a parking ticket, or protesting an abortion clinic as a "crime"....and then hopes to make that about equal to a bunch of Muslim radicals flying planes into the Twin Towers, killing thousands and causing billions of dollars of damage.

On Tuesday, the Wall Street Journal had a good opinion article titled, OUR 'MODERATE MUSLIM' PROBLEM.

Items of interest in the news media's coverage of "moderate Muslims":

• The New York Times, Oct. 19, 2001: "Imam Anwar Al-Awlaki, spiritual leader at the Dar al-Hijra mosque in Virginia, one of the nation's largest. . . . is held up as a new generation of Muslim leader capable of merging East and West."

• NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, Dec. 9, 2004: "It's the TV industry's newest experiment, 'Bridges TV,' billing itself the 'American-Muslim lifestyle network,' featuring movies, documentaries, cartoons. . . . It's the brainchild of Aasiya Hassan, an architect, and her husband, Muzzamil Hassan, a banker, who are disturbed that negative images of Muslims seem to dominate TV, especially since 9/11."

So of course the media has held up some of these examples as "moderate Muslims".... we are told it is a brand of Islam that all of us should embrace.

Here's the problem;

Most readers probably know of Awlaki as the U.S.-born imam who presided over the mosque attended by two of the 9/11 hijackers. Awlaki also served as theological mentor to Fort Hood killer Nidal Malik Hassan, would-be Christmas Day bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, and Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad. President Obama has authorized the military to assassinate Awlaki, now thought to be living in Yemen.

As for Bridges TV, the saccharine story told by Brian Williams and reporter Ron Allen (complete with scenes of the family's domestic bliss in their modest home in Buffalo, N.Y.), came to an abrupt end in February 2009, when Mr. Hassan beheaded his wife after she had filed for divorce, evicted him from their home, and won an order of protection.

See it here;

Did you catch that?? The dude beheaded his wife....and Brian Williams had held this guy up as a prime example of a "moderate Muslim". And even liberal Obama has ordered a hit on the other "moderate Muslim".

Now we are being told that the director of the 9/11 Mosque is also a "moderate". Oh really? Just because you say you are a that true? Just because Hitler said he was a Christian...was it true?

Friends, we are told that Satan is the Father of all lies. Furthermore, we KNOW that Islam is an entire pack of lies. So ask yourselves....who is the power that is currently behind the spread of Islam?

The fact is that Islam has a long history of putting mosques on the very spot where Muslims had an incredible victory. That's why there is a mosque on top of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem....and that is why Islam wants to put a mosque VERY CLOSE to where fundamental advocates of the the religion brought the Western world to it's knees back in September 2001.

Make no mistake....Islam wants that mosque there so the Muslims from around the world will remember the power their religion had...whenever they see it or visit it.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Missler's Thoughts on Iran

Prophecy watcher Chuck Missler has some comments today on Russia fueling Iran's reactor and what Israel and/or the USA might do about it....hopefully sooner than later.

"You don’t want a messianic apocalyptic cult controlling atomic bombs," Benjamin Netanyahu told Jeffrey Goldberg shortly before Netanyahu was sworn in as Israel's Prime Minister. "When the wide-eyed believer gets hold of the reins of power and the weapons of mass death, then the world should start worrying, and that’s what is happening in Iran."

Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton announced on Tuesday that Iran will go nuclear within eight days unless somebody does something about it - and fast. Fox News' headline certainly grabs one's attention: "Israel Has Until Week's End to Strike Iran Nuclear Facility, Bolton Says."

In other words, Israel strikes Iran, or we face the end of the world. That's how it sounds.

Now notice how Missler is also plugged into the prophecies of Isaiah 17 and Ezekeil 38-39....things we have been watching for some time now.

Ezekiel Chapters 38 and 39 describe the occasion in which God Himself intervenes to quell the ill-fated invasion of Israel by Magog and its allies (Persia, Cush, Phut, Libya, Gomer, Togarmah, Meshech, and Tubal). Hesiod, ''the father of Greek didactic poetry,'' identified Magog with the Scythians and southern Russia in the 7th century B.C. - before Ezekiel was born. This passage also appears to anticipate the use of nuclear weapons.

One nation notably absent from Ezekiel's list of invaders is Syria. In Isaiah 17:1, 4, the prophet warns that that one day Damascus would become a heap of ruins; perhaps its destruction occurs before the events of Ezekiel 38 and 39.

For now, Iran and Syria both strain to see what Israel does while Iran's first nuclear plant prepares to go live. The whole world is on watch. Not all the players are in place for the events of Ezekiel 38 and 39, not quite yet, but these developments are certainly worth paying attention to.

See full article here;


In my conversations as of late, I have been telling people that I believe America could have it's wealth RIPPED away from her BEFORE the rapture of the church. So of course that also means that people within The Church will also have their wealth ripped away.

Whatever we are clinging tightly to could be ripped away. Whatever we have been worshiping could be ripped away.

No, this will not be the wrath of God, ("We are not appointed to suffer wrath"....says Paul) but more of a tearing down of false idols (god of Mammon) and also a purification process (cleansing) of The Bride before the Groom comes to collect her. After all, what Groom would want to collect his bride knowing that she had just climbed out of bed after sleeping with another man?

I then ran across this verse in devotions this morning;

For the time has come for judgment, and it must begin with God's household. And if judgment begins with us, what terrible fate awaits those who have never obeyed God's Good News?— 1 Peter 4:17

Friends, who is God's household today? It is claimed believers of Jesus Christ. And what is the state of the U.S. today...which claims to be a Christian nation? Rampant violence, pornography, perversion, lust, greed, gluttony, abortion, gay-marriage, Muslim meals in the White House, wide spread drug use (both illegal and prescription), etc...

The list is long and heinous....and we are RIPE for judgment. And according to the Word of God....judgment will begin with us.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Obama Won't Hit

John Bolton is moving up his time frame for Israel to strike Iran....because Russia is planning on fueling Iran's reactor this Friday. Again, he's not saying it's GOING to happen...just that the time will have run out for an attack on the nuclear plant once all the fuel rods are in place since radiation from a blown up plant could cause an environmental nightmare.

Former US ambassador to the UN John Bolton said he didn't see "any signs whatsoever that President Obama would make the necessary decision" to strike Iran's nuclear reactor, speaking in an interview with Israel Radio Tuesday.

Bolton claimed Israel has only three days to strike before Russia "begins the fueling process for the Bushehr reactor this Friday," after which any attack would cause radioactive fallout that could reach as far as the waters of the Persian Gulf.

However Bolton didn't see any indication that an Israeli strike was going to happen. "Obviously if Israel were going to do something it wouldn't exactly be advertising it.

But time is short."Bolton said that it would be "a much more dangerous world" if Iran were to gain nuclear capability. "That's why I think it's so critical. It won't stop with Iran. Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Turkey, perhaps other states as well."

See it here;

Notice this prophetic statement from Bolton at the end of the article....remembering that Iran (Persia) and Russia (Magog) are both prominent end times players of Ezekiel.

"Iran will achieve something that no other opponent of Israel, no other enemy of the United States in the Middle East really has and that is a functioning nuclear reactor."

Bolton was critical of Russia for aiding Iran in the fueling of the nuclear reactor.

"The Russians are, as they often do, playing both sides against the middle. The idea of being able to stick a thumb in America's eye always figures prominently in Moscow," Bolton concluded.

Hat tip to Mike S.

Russian Heatwave

It it being reported that thousands may be dead in Russia as a result of an unprecedented heatwave.

MOSCOW - Several thousand Muscovites are thought to have died in July alone from this year’s unprecedented heatwave and August could add more fatalities to the grim statistics, a Russian scientist said on Tuesday.

Moscow, a metropolis of over 10 million people, suffered from intense heat since late June, with day temperatures sometimes nearing 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).

The crisis shrivelled a third of Russia’s grain crop, shaved billions off this year’s economic growth and killed at least 54 people in wildfires. The heat subsided on Tuesday.

See it here;

Now here is an interesting question??....could these fires and massive heat waves and crop failures be related to the fact that Russia is helping Iran start up their first nuclear reactor? Russia is actually supplying the nuclear material!!

Coincidence or Godincidence? You decide.

Mahdi's Mission

We have talked in the past about the Mahdi, also referred to as the 12th Imam. Many Shiite Muslims believe that a little boy (relative of Muhammad) was put down a well hundreds of years ago and is being held there until Allah wants to usher in the very last days....days when the entire world will be run by sharia law.

Some scholars and watchers (me being one of the them) believe that the 12th Imam may also be one-in-the-same as the Antichrist. There are many things that line up.

With that being said, a reader sent me an interesting link from a Mahdi conference that is held every year. Let it be known that just like many Christians believe we are living in the last do many Muslims. They believe that Mahdi is close....just like we believe the Antichrist is close....and so is the rapture and 2nd coming of Christ.

Check out some info from a recent conference. Note that some of it is VERY true....but remember that it only takes 1% poison mixed with 99% rat food to kill the rat.

At this era, mankind lives in what is called the global village. Technological breakthroughs have brought the different nations closer to each other. New ventures enabled man to send space shuttles to search for signs of life on other planets. As a revolt against an authoritative Church in the Middle Ages, modern scientists opted to think only in the realm of Physics.

As a result, materialism prevailed, while spirituality receded, in man’s life.. The theory of Evolution was systematically presented, displacing the ample evidence of a created man as a tiny creature in a vast universe. Because of dysfunctional man-made laws and disproportionate exploitation of nature’s resources, the human race is heading towards more anarchy, bloodshed, and suffering. Overcrowded cities, reduced productivity, prevailing dependency and consumerism have crippled humanity on a global scale. Unjustifiable wars, unemployment, and inflation can spread like a powerful lighting to harm the entire world.

Islam, as a universal faith, gives mankind hope. Abjuring false Gods and returning to the One True Creator should remove all afflictions from man’s life. Unlike what the Judaic faith claims that God has created and then abandoned mankind, Islam stresses that the Merciful Creator has appointed a Vicegerent who leads humanity towards guidance and felicity. Eventually, this God’s representative will implement the plan of all other God’s envoys. Similar to raising Jesus to Heaven for saving him from his persecutors, Allah has destined for the Mahdi to be in (a lengthy) occultation. His presence is felt by those who believe in God. However, signs for his reappearance, which will proceed Jesus’ second return, are unfolding one after the other. These two heirs of Abraham will join efforts to implement justice and fairness on this Earth after being filled with injustice and tyranny. The Mahdi will deliver his mission on a global scale just before the time ends.

Holy crap! Did you catch that? The "two heirs of Abraham" they are referring to is their belief that Jesus will accompany the 12th Imam when he appears from the well. Now read Revelation and understand that the Antichrist will be accompanied by the "false prophet". What Islam believes to be the Mahdi and Jesus will actually be the Beast (Antichrist) and the false prophet.

If you want to get a feel for what Islam is expecting in the Mahdi's return, then read more of this article here;

Hat tip to Tom.

Monday, August 16, 2010

Worst Ever Seen

This Pakistan disaster is bad....real bad. Funny how the world's tragic events are happening at such a fast pace that the media can't keep up with them. I would bet that most folks in the U.S. have no idea that a disaster is even taking place in Pakistan.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he has never seen anything like the flood disaster in Pakistan, and urged foreign donors to speed up assistance to the 20 million people affected.

Ban's comments after surveying the devastation over the weekend reflect the concern of the international community about the unfolding disaster in Pakistan, which is battling al-Qaida and Taliban militants, has a weak and unpopular government, and an anemic economy propped up by international assistance.

"This has been a heart-wrenching day for me," Ban said Sunday after flying over the hard-hit areas with President Asif Ali Zardari. "I will never forget the destruction and suffering I have witnessed today. In the past I have witnessed many natural disasters around the world, but nothing like this."

And of course, people are already fighting over food.

Earlier Sunday, survivors fought over food being handed out from a relief vehicle close to the town of Sukkur in hard-hit Sindh province, ripping at each others' clothes and causing such chaos that the distribution had to be abandoned, according to an Associated Press reporter at the scene.

"The impatience of the people has deprived us of the little food that had come," said Shaukat Ali, a flood victim waiting for food.

See it here;

Will the government of Pakistan be able to survive this disaster? Where are all the oil-wealthy Muslim nations to help out their Muslim brothers? I would guess you won't see any of them helping. Why? Many Muslims believe that Allah has given the Pakistanis what they deserve....and helping them through this natural disaster would almost be like going against Allah.

One thing for sure, when God withdraws the restrainer (Holy Spirit) that is currently keeping evil at bay on this Satanic planet....all hell will break loose. (2 Thessalonians)

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Deadline for Israeli Attack

Russia is planning on fueling Iran's nuclear power plant. As if that's not prophetic enough....John Bolton is saying this could be a deadline date (August 21) for an Israeli attack on it's ancient nemesis, Persia.

News that Russia will load nuclear fuel rods into an Iranian reactor has touched off a countdown to a point of no return, a deadline by which Israel would have to launch an attack on Iran's Bushehr reactor before it becomes effectively "immune" to any assault, says former Bush administration U.N. Ambassador John R. Bolton.

Once the fuel rods are loaded, Bolton told Fox News on Friday afternoon, "it makes it essentially immune from attack by Israel. Because once the rods are in the reactor an attack on the reactor risks spreading radiation in the air, and perhaps into the water of the Persian Gulf."

See it here;

Is this the week we see war break out?