23 Aug 2017

Trump Is Slow Playing His Cards In This Game Of Deep State Poker
what if I were to tell you that the Donald is, in actuality, the most capable man to lead this country since at least Eisenhower? What if I were to tell you that the left is in its death throes?  What if I were to tell you that I believe we are on the verge of witnessing the unfurling of the greatest sting operation in the history of our country?

Emperor Justinian Mosaic Inscription Unearthed near Damascus Gate
A 1,500-year-old mosaic floor, with a Greek inscription, was discovered this summer following groundwork for Partner communications cable infrastructures near the Damascus Gate in the Old City of Jerusalem.

US Liberals cozy up to Antifa, America’s anti-free speech ‘Taliban’
The liberal media is pushing the idea that any violence committed on the part of Antifa, the so-called ‘anti-fascist’ leftist group, is acceptable if it is directed at the political right. Such delusional thinking will only lead to civil war.

Trump’s team arrives once again to reignite diplomatic process
The team, made up of Trump senior adviser Jared Kushner, Mideast negotiator Jason Greenblatt and Deputy National Security Adviser Dina Powell, will arrive after holding meetings in Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Egypt. The three met with Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Muhammad bin Salman on Tuesday, and according to Arab media, “reaffirmed” their joint commitment to achieving a “real and lasting” Israeli-Palestinian peace.

‘Gamechanging’ New Landscape in Middle East: Amb. Danny Ayalon
Former Israeli ambassador to the US Danny Ayalon believes that the game in the Middle East is changing as Syria heats up and America puts the region on the bottom of its priority list.  (video)

Earthquake Hits Yellowstone During Solar Eclipse as NASA Seeks Supervolcano Solution
As tens of thousands of people gathered in Yellowstone National Park Monday morning to witness the once-in-a-century solar eclipse, the area was hit by a 3.2 magnitude earthquake. This recent tremor, though not large, is part of an ongoing series of quakes that began June 12. Experts believed the unusually large swarm of earthquakes would gradually die down but by the beginning of August, over 1,400 minor tremors had been recorded at the site.

Isang intensifies, heads for extreme Northern Luzon
MANILA, Philippines – Tropical Storm Isang (Hato) intensified on Monday morning, August 21, as it continued moving toward extreme Northern Luzon. In a bulletin issued 11 am on Monday, state weather bureau PAGASA said Isang is already 275 kilometers east of Basco, Batanes, still moving west northwest at 17 kilometers per hour (km/h).

Naples earthquake: 2 dead, 39 injured, 7 missing as Ischia rocked by quake on VOLCANO edge
The 4.3 magnitude quake hit the tourist hotspot at 8:57pm local time (7:57pm UK time), destroying several buildings across the island. Two women died and 39 people have been injured – at least one of them seriously – after the earthquake struck. Seven are still missing as officials rush to find them in the rubble. One woman died after the island’s historic church collapsed, while the other woman died after she was buried under the rubble of her home.

Air Force declares full operational capability of upgraded drone
The Israel Air Force has declared full operational capability of its upgraded Elbit Systems Hermes 900 “Kochav” unmanned aerial vehicle on Wednesday, after a lengthy series of tests performed by the IAF’s flight-test squadron. According to a statement released by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), the main objective of the upgrade was to double the power and capabilities of the UAV in as many aspects as possible, including its size, carrying capacity, air time and flight range.

EU envoy: Israel can learn from Europe how to fight terrorism
Israel can learn from the European Union how to battle terrorism, and not only the other way around, according to outgoing EU Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen. On the eve of leaving Israel at the end of the month, after serving as EU ambassador for the last four years, Faaborg-Andersen told reporters at a briefing on Tuesday that regarding anti-terrorism, “We have a lot to learn from Israel, and Israel has a lot to learn from us.”

Senior PA official to Britain: We want our own Balfour
Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki has called on British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson to recognize a Palestinian state in a declaration akin to that of the 1917 Balfour Declaration. “Balfour became famous for his promise to the Jews to establish a state for them on the land of Palestine,” Maliki said on Tuesday in Ramallah, in a meeting with British Middle East and International Development Minister Alistair Burt.

Egypt criticises US decision to withhold military aid
Egypt has criticised the United States after it reportedly withheld $195m (£152m) in military aid and cut $96m in other aid over human rights concerns. An Egyptian foreign ministry statement said the move – which has not yet been announced – reflected “poor judgement”. Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry also cancelled a meeting with Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law.

Trump threatens government shutdown over border wall funding
President Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the federal government if Congress doesn’t present him with a spending bill for the next fiscal year that includes funding for a wall on the southern border. “The obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do it, but believe me, if we have to close down our government, we’re building that wall,” Trump said at a rally in Phoenix.

Rocklin Parents Grill School Board Over Transgender Discussions In Kindergarten
The Rocklin Academy school board is facing tough questions from parents concerned over a controversial incident involving transgender discussions inside a kindergarten class. “These parents feel betrayed by the school district that they were not notified,” said Karen England with the Capitol Resource Institute. The incident happened earlier this summer during the last few days of the academic school year.

Netanyahu to Putin: Iran’s growing Syria role threatens Israel
Iran’s growing role in Syria poses a threat to Israel, the Middle East and the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday. “Mr. President, with joint efforts we are defeating Islamic State, and this is a very important thing. But the bad thing is, that where the defeated Islamic State group vanishes, Iran is stepping in,” Netanyahu told Putin…

Trump warns may terminate NAFTA treaty
U.S. President Donald Trump warned on Tuesday he might terminate the NAFTA trade treaty with Mexico and Canada after three-way talks failed to bridge deep differences. The United States, Canada and Mexico wrapped up their first round of talks on Sunday to revamp the trade pact with little sign of a breakthrough coming. Trump reopened negotiations of the 1994 treaty out of concern U.S. economic interests were suffering.

Atheist Group Calls Bible ‘Hate-Filled Book,’ Says God Worse Than ‘White Supremacist Thugs’An national atheist organization wrote that the Christian Bible “encourages violence and racism” in an Monday letter intended to bully Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin

The Imperial Collapse Clock Ticks Closer To Midnight
“…Trump has been totally brought to heel, a fact that’ll become increasingly crystal clear in the months ahead. This is now your standard Wall Street and military-industrial complex run Presidency…”

PayPal Begins Banning Conservative Sites
..Jihad Watch was reportedly banned from PayPal on Saturday after ProPublica – a George Soros funded investigative group – targeted the site and its director Robert Spencer (not to be confused with white nationalist Richard Spencer) in a hit piece that claimed the site was guilty of “extreme hostility toward Muslims.”

WATCH: NFL Star Drops Racism Truth Bomb On CNN… So CNN Cut His Mic
Over the course of the next day, he had filled up a page on his iPhone notepad expressing his feelings on the matter. Watson decided to piece his thoughts together into one Facebook post with an important message. “It’s not about skin. It’s about sin.” He relayed his message, which went viral, and then appeared on CNN to express his point of view. He was then rudely cut off.

IRS rehires personnel fired for targeting conservatives!
More than 200 IRS personnel who were fired for unethical and even criminal actions in connection with the targeting of conservatives are now back on the job, according to an inspector general’s report. According to the Office of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, 213 people were rehired by the IRS despite a checkered history with the agency.

McConnell Doubts “Trump Can Save Presidency” As Relationship “Disintegrates”
According to a new bombshell report from the NYT, the relationship between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has “disintegrated” in recent week “to the point that they have not spoken to each other in weeks”, prompting the Kentucky senator to express doubts if Trump can succeed in office and “salvage the presidency” after a summer of controversies and

22 Aug 2017

5 Signs Your Church Might Be Heading Toward Progressive Christianity
Identifying the signs is not always obvious—sometimes they are subtle and mixed with a lot of truth. Progressive Christianity can be persuasive and enticing, but carried out to its logical end, it is an assault on the foundational framework of Christianity, leaving it disarmed of its saving power.

Netanyahu to warn Putin not to cross red lines
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s primary objective during his upcoming talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin will not be to try to convince the Russians to prevent an Iranian permanent presence in Syria, but rather to let them know what Israel plans to do if Tehran tries to set up such a presence, former National Security Council Advisor Yaakov Amidror said on Tuesday.

Afghanistan hails Trump support in ‘joint struggle’
The Afghan president has hailed Donald Trump’s decision to commit US troops to the country to fight against the resurgent Taliban. Ashraf Ghani thanked the US for supporting “the joint struggle against the threat of terrorism”. Donald Trump has committed the US army to the open-ended conflict, despite previously advocating its withdrawal.

Ischia earthquake: Last of three brothers freed from rubble
Rescuers have freed the last of three brothers who were trapped under rubble after a deadly earthquake on the Italian holiday island of Ischia. The fire service confirmed they had rescued the 11-year-old at 14:12 local time (12:12 GMT), some 16 hours after the quake struck. His baby brother was the first to be pulled out, in the early hours; then his eight-year-old sibling mid morning.

IS conflict: Iraqi forces enter outskirts of Tal Afar
Iraqi forces have fought their way into the outskirts of the city of Tal Afar, one of so-called Islamic State’s last remaining strongholds in the country. Counter-terrorism units entered the south-western Kifah district on Tuesday, the military said. IS militants responded by firing rockets and deploying suicide car bombs, according to one commander.

North Korea shipments to Syria chemical arms agency intercepted: U.N. report
Two North Korean shipments to a Syrian government agency responsible for the country’s chemical weapons program were intercepted in the past six months, according to a confidential United Nations report on North Korea sanctions violations…”The panel is investigating reported prohibited chemical, ballistic missile and conventional arms cooperation between Syria and the DPRK (North Korea),”…

Navy to Pause Operations, Review Collisions, With 10 Missing
The U.S. Navy announced a pause in its global operations and patrols and has begun a broad investigation after the destroyer USS John S. McCain on Monday collided with a merchant vessel, leaving 10 sailors missing, the second such incident in just over two months. The response…signals the Navy believes it needs to examine whether there may be institutional problems behind the deadly collisions, and that it may need to retrain some of its personnel…

Iran says can produce highly enriched uranium in days if U.S. quits deal
Iran can resume production of highly enriched uranium within five days if the nuclear deal it struck with world powers in 2015 is revoked, Iran’s atomic chief was quoted by state media as saying on Tuesday. The deal that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani championed with the United States, Russia, China and three European powers led to the lifting of most sanctions against Tehran in return for curbs on its nuclear program.

Will NASA’s Risky Plan to Drill Into Yellowstone Set Off Seismic End-of-Days Catastrophe?
In the wake of ongoing seismic disturbances at Yellowstone, NASA scientists have suggested a drastic solution that they admit may actually set off the globally threatening catastrophe they are trying to prevent.

Republicans dig deeper after Postal Service cited for workers’ Clinton campaign aid
Republican lawmakers are casting a wider net in their search for wrongdoing at federal agencies in past election cycles, after learning the Postal Service violated the law by allowing employees to do union-funded work for Hillary Clinton’s campaign while on leave. The lawmakers blasted out letters on Monday to 10 other federal government agencies questioning their unpaid leave policy for union-related political work.

US defense chief: ISIS militants caught in Iraq-Syria military vise
‘ISIS’s days are certainly numbered,’ Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says during surprise visit to Baghdad, noting the Middle Euphrates River Valley area would be ‘ISIS’s last stand.’

Dems’ July fundraising hits 10-year low as GOP surges
While donations following an election cycle tend to decline towards midyear, this July represents the worst draw by the DNC since the $3.4 million raised in 2007. Adjusted for inflation, however, even 2007’s dismal numbers added up to more than 2017’s – equaling roughly $4 million in 2017 dollars. Overall, the RNC beat out the DNC by a more than 2-1 margin during the first seven months of 2017, raising $86.5 million to the DNC’s $42 million

What the Syrian regime’s assault on ISIS means for the region
The Lebanese army, Hezbollah and the Syrian regime’s army launched an offensive Saturday on both sides of the Lebanon-Syria border to clear the Islamic State out of a pocket it holds that straddles the border. The offensive further deepens the relationship between Bashar al-Assad’s regime, Hezbollah and the Lebanese army.

Chief Rabbinate contests High Court jurisdiction over Western Wall prayer
The Chief Rabbinate maintained in a position statement to the High Court of Justice on Monday that the court has no authority to intervene on the issue of prayer rights for progressive Jews at the Western Wall, describing the issue as an intra-religious struggle in which the court lacks competence and jurisdiction.

Trump Unveils New, Dramatic Afghanistan Strategy: “We Aren’t Nation-Building Again, We Are Killing Terrorists”
“Ultimately, it is up to the people of Afghanistan to take ownership of their future, to govern their society, and to achieve an everlasting peace. We are a partner and a friend, but we will not dictate to the Afghan people how to live or how to govern their own complex society. We are not nation building again. We are killing terrorists.”

US Commanders To Issue “Rare Warning” To N.Korea As Kim Threatens “Merciless Revenge”
As the Ulji Freedom Guardian joint military drills begin near the Korean Peninsula, North Korea’s Kim has threatened “merciless revenge” against the “US Imperialists and South Korean war maniacs” for ignoring his warnings.

Scientist fired from university after discovering shocking dinosaur bones believed to be only 4,000 years old
A recent archaeological discovery that throws a wrench into the conventional theory of evolution has reportedly cost a California professor his job. Mark Armitage, a former scientist at California State University, Northridge (CSUN), was reportedly fired after claiming to have unearthed a dinosaur fossil that still contains soft, flexible tissue, suggesting that it can’t be millions of years old.

A total eclipse of SANITY: America under the spell of mass hysteria engineered
The total eclipse of sanity is now under way across America. Mass hysteria has gripped the minds of the gullible, many of whom now hallucinate their “reality” on a moment-by-moment basis.

Chief Obamacare Architect Sacked After Fraudulent Billing Investigation
Vermont’s Attorney General has settled the state’s claims of fraud against Jonathan Gruber, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor who served as a technical consultant for President Barack Obama and as one of the chief architects of Obamacare. Under the terms of the settlement, Gruber will no longer work as a taxpayer-funded economic consultant for the state’s health care system and he won’t seek to be paid any money he might be owed, reports the Rutland Herald, a Vermont newspaper.

Illinois Is About To Become The First Failed State!
The state just passed a 32% income tax hike. Rising taxes are pushing more and more productive people to make the chicken run… and at the worst possible moment for the state’s coffers.