Serious Questions Surround Florida University Bridge Collapse, A Fourth Nor’easter on the Way, Etc.
>for the families of those killed in the Florida University bridge collapse and for the injured. Engineers and state and university officials met just before the new student pedestrian “instant bridge” collapsed, but concluded that a crack in the structure wasn’t a safety concern. Three hours later the 950-ton bridge collapsed, crushing vehicles stopped at a traffic light on the eight-lane roadway below. Companies with the lowest bids and a bad safety record were hired for the project. Bridge engineer Atorod Azizinamini, whose Accelerated Bridge Construction technology was used to build the bridge, was named an Obama-era Dept. of Transportation ‘Champion of Change’ in 2015.
>for the family of Cirque de Soleil performer, Yann Arnaud, who died after he fell onto the stage during a performance in Florida.
>for Virginia Pastor John Alford and his wife’s family. Two men with criminal records broke into their home, forcing Nancy to withdraw money from the bank. Then they tied up the couple, set the house on fire and stole the couple’s car. Pastor Alford, who was badly beaten and suffered second-degree burns, managed to escape but could not save his wife.
>for the families of the five young men killed in the helicopter crash in New York City.
Other prayer concerns:
Persecution of Christians: Pastor Andrew Brunson is jailed in Turkey, and prosecutors are demanding he be sentenced to life imprisonment. Erdogan’s Islamic government has deemed religious minorities, such as Christians and Jews, “enemies of the state.”
The American Thinker posted an article on the ongoing plight of Christians. Scientists from Northwestern University published a study in the journal “Neuropsychologia,” attempting to establish a link between religious fundamentalism and brain impairment. They want to label Christians as crazy.
Due to the spiritual vacuum created by Communism in China, there has been a surge in Christianity. But the government has launched a new crackdown, including rules that further restrict activities of unregistered house churches. China’s Christians have been repressed since 1949, with the government’s control of churches and imposition of the Communist Party’s atheistic values.
Killing of the unborn: Pro-abortion activists are pushing for suspected Down syndrome babies in the womb to be aborted. Leah Torres, an abortionist with a large Twitter presence, tweeted that she cuts the cord so that even fetuses developed enough to have a larynx can’t scream. See her tweet here.
Pestilence/famine/drought: In Socialist Venezuela, the starving masses are seeing the return of forgotten diseases and the government healthcare system is woefully bad. The government imposed electricity rationing this week. The country suffers from a drought that has reduced water levels in reservoirs needed to run hydroelectric power generators.
The World Health Organization added a mysterious, yet-to-exist new malady to its list of nine diseases that may cause a worldwide epidemic. “Disease X” could be created by biological mutation such as previous deadly epidemics of Spanish Flu or HIV, something spawned by a terror attack, or an accident.
Terrorism: Britain accused Russia for the Novichok nerve-gas poisoning that left ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter in critical condition. Skripal, a former colonel in Russian military intelligence, had turned in dozens of Russian spies to Britain. Novichok is so deadly that, even if they survive, the side effects will be lifelong. The poison could affect hundreds of Brits in years to come who were anywhere near the vicinity of the poisoning.
Britain is accusing Russia of stockpiling this deadly chemical agent and has expelled Russian diplomats, saying it will also take economic measures against the country. Russian officials expelled British diplomats and denied Russian responsibility, saying it isn’t wise to threaten a nuclear power. The Russian scientist who developed the deadly poison decades ago has expressed regret.
Anti-Semitism: University of Minnesota students passed an anti-Israel, pro-BDS referendum that fuels discrimination against Jewish peers at the school.
Members of the apostate Presbyterian USA church took a trip to Israel and made sure they showed their anti-Israel bias. Like the “Palestinians” for whom the church advocates, officials and activists in the church are more focused on attacking Israel and its US supporters than promoting the welfare of the community they lead.
In other apostasy news, the Church of Scientology cult will get its own TV channel starting Monday.
Depravity: The number of sexual offenses committed against children in Muslim mayor Sadiq Khan’s London has soared to 1,200 in the last year, up by 30%.
In Texas, Bexar County neighbors reported to police that animals were being slaughtered. Deputies found a dozen people inside a garage and witnessed animal dismemberment and blood draining of a chicken into a container. The participants were speaking a different language that was neither English nor Spanish.
In Georgia in the US, Avid bookshop’s book fair for the Athens Academy for children featured a book about being gay titled “The Best Man,” which shows a child on the cover. Due to parent complaints that their children aged 3 to 9 were too young for having discussions on this subject, the school asked the bookshop to remove the book. In retaliation, the bookshop shut down the school book fair and accused the school of “discrimination, censorship and homophobia.”
Organizers of this year’s titled “Defiantly Different” gay pride parade in New York will feature a 10-year-old child as the ‘face’ of the festivities. The boy, who identifies as a genderfluid boy, describes himself this way on Instagram: “I’m a Drag Kid, Dragutante, and Dragketeer doing what I like to call Kinderdrag. I’m a total Drag Slayer.” On social media, Desi tells children they shouldn’t listen to their parents if they are told this is “sin,” and advocates for kids to run away from home if this lifestyle is not accepted. He has also launched a drag club for kids.
Children mimic what they see on TV and in movies, etc. Hollywood obsesses over gun control and the MeToo movement, yet doesn’t protect child actors or the American public from sexual predators and pedophiles. At the Academy Awards, the film “Call Me By Your Name” received an Oscar for best-adapted screenplay. The movie is about an affair between a 17-year-old boy and a 24-year-old man.
There was a gay pride march in the populous city of Mumbai, India this month. Warning to those who decide to click on the link above: it’s bad. A comment below the video: “The positive energy around you when you are there is tremendous…the colors, the people and the cause just make you feel so alive.”
The Waitrose supermarket chain is selling gender-neutral, “Happy You Day” Mother’s Day cards as retailers reduce use of the M-word to be “transgender inclusive.” Other retailers have joined in, including Scribbler in the UK, whose Mother’s Day cards say, “Two Mums are better than one” and “Dad, thanks for being the most amazing Mum.” Waitrose has 352 branches in the UK plus shops in the Middle East, and exports products to 58 countries.
Hundreds of students at spring break in Florida were videotaped openly smoking drugs, shot-gunning beer and performing lewd dance moves. Others swigged from bottles of vodka and whiskey or guzzled tequila from water pistols. Some were too drunk to stand. One reveler tried to spook a police horse after the officer riding it passed by. Another threw a beer can at the horse.
A study shows the most sinful US states here.
Drugs: The opioid epidemic keeps increasing. A new report shows the opioid crisis in Illinois has driven up emergency room visits by 66%.
“Peace” Plan: For the first time, Sunni Arabs and Israeli leaders met together at the White House. Representatives from Canada and several European nations also attended. No doubt they discussed the upcoming peace deal, but the key focus was said to be the dire need of Gazans. Hamas terrorists who control Gaza care nothing about their people. Their focus is attacking Israel. “Palestinian” reps refused to attend. They don’t care about their people either, only wiping out Israel. Nicky Haley, Pres. Trump’s UN Ambassador, says there will be no aid to countries voting against the US Jerusalem Embassy vote
A report claims the upcoming “peace” plan proposal by the US just gives the outlines, leaving the Israelis and “Palestinian” Authority to fill in details. Supposedly, the plan doesn’t specifically call for a two-state solution, but will offer suggestions.
Wars and rumors of wars: The “Palestinians” are calling for a day of rage to mark 100 days since Jerusalem was officially recognized by the US as the capital of Israel.
The government siege in Syria continues. Up to 16,000 people have fled the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta that Russian air strikes have destroyed. Nearly 50,000 fled Afrin, where Turkey is attempting to wipe out the Kurdish fighters who helped get rid of ISIS in Syria.
Russia claims that the US plans to bomb the Damascus government quarter on an invented pretext, and said it would respond militarily if it felt Russian lives were threatened. Meanwhile, a Russian nuclear sub quietly traveled the US coastline undetected.
A US intelligence official warns that an Israel-Hezbollah war could draw in a more direct involvement by Iran and end up involving the US and our other allies in the region.
In a Cabinet meeting, Israel’s PM Netanyahu warned, “Many countries in the Middle East are saying that they are also allowed to enrich uranium if Iran is allowed to do so. Therefore, the way to prevent this danger…is to either thoroughly correct the (bogus Obama/Iran) agreement or abrogate it.”
Turkey’s Pres. Erdogan has called for 57 nations to join together in an anti-Israel army of Islam. An Israeli expert stated, “Make no mistake; this is war.” He emphasized that this jihad call includes a direct threat against the US.
Leftist Agenda: There’s a covert, organized Third World invasion. Well in excess of 10,000 illegal alien Muslims are flown into Germany monthly (and likely other parts of Europe), often under cover of darkness. It’s suspected that Soros funds them through the UN. Merkel’s regime said it closed its borders in 2017, yet 186,644 refugees were brought to Germany since. Two years ago the government admitted they’d lost track of 130,000+ Muslim migrants. How many could be plotting Jihad?
It is shocking what is going on in what appears to be the new Islamic Sweden. See here.
The mainstream media is no longer in any way, shape or form conservative. They are pawns, “useful idiots,” indoctrinated in the Marxist-Socialist-Communist global agenda, and they’ve indoctrinated at least 3 generations of students. Soviet defector, Yuri Besmenov warned us of this in 1984. Little do they know that when the global agenda is realized, they too “will be squashed like cockroaches.” Listen here.
The IRS from 2011-2016 documented over 1.3 million cases of identity theft perpetrated by illegal aliens whom the IRS had given taxpayer ID numbers, which are only given to people ineligible to work in the US or receive Social Security Numbers. In response to inquiries, the IRS couldn’t say if it had referred any of these cases for prosecution.
Reports claim that Republicans are in danger of losing control of the US House of Representatives to Democrats. We know that the left will end up with the global government they desire. Let us pray we will be raptured first.
Currently, over 300 local law enforcement agencies in the US have vowed to limit cooperation with immigration detainers, arguably making them ‘sanctuaries.’
Austin has basically become the first sanctuary city in Texas. The sheriff said the city’s jails would not honor most federal immigration orders to detain illegal aliens for federal agents (these illegals were jailed for criminal offenses in the first place). The keynote speaker at their South by Southwest festival this week was London’s Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, of whom it is said has ties to “extremists.” Khan has said the West “must learn to live with terrorism as a part of daily life.” Austin is a city undergoing a leftist change since a lot of liberals from California moved there.
Speaking of Austin, three package bombs have been left at homes this month, killing a teenager and two others. The victims were Hispanic and black, but authorities aren’t sure the attacks are race-related.
Oxford University will feminize its curriculum by requesting that 40% of authors on philosophy reading lists be women. This is the latest in a series of overtures by its university to female students, which includes take-home History finals papers and lengthening math and computer science exams by 15 minutes. (Ironically, in their feminist catering, they appear to be saying women are less intelligent).
Silicon Valley in California, home to the world’s largest high-tech industries, has created an oppressive totalitarian environment where no one is allowed to have dissenting views.
Bernie Sanders attended an anti-gun rally with heavily armed guards at his side. I guess protection is only good for politicians who call for a socialist government.
In Ohio, a student was suspended for staying in class instead of participating in the anti-gun walkout. In Chicago, students who participated in the walkout trashed a Wal-Mart. So they protest violence committed with guns but they commit violence while doing so. It’s a spiritual problem in these last days.
From Breaking Israel News: “It’s no coincidence that the central conspiracy theory surrounding the 2016 election involves free speech or that the solution is internet censorship. The (Democrat) claim that Russian trolls and bots rigged the election has zero actual evidence behind it. But it’s a convenient tool for not only delegitimizing Trump but the very idea of a free and open internet…It’s not Russia they want to crack down on, it’s us.”
A CIA whistleblower has exposed a global crime syndicate run by Soros, Obama and Clinton involving illegal wiretapping and campaign tampering. The collusion is with the left right here.
A group of nearly 50 Obama administration officials have formed a think tank called National Security Action to attack Pres. Trump’s national security platform. And Obama is getting his own show on Netflix.
During Hillary Clinton’s trip to India, she blamed misogyny and racism for her election loss. She claimed that white women voted for Trump because their husbands told them to.
Extreme weather: In the US, the third nor’easter in two weeks lashed the Northeast US with hurricane-force winds and buried New England towns in 2 feet (0.61 meters) of snow. A fourth one is expected to form early this week, affecting millions from the Mid-Atlantic to New England. This one will form further south, putting D.C., Maryland and Delaware in its path.
In Australia, Tropical Cyclone Marcus continues to threaten with flooding rainfall.
Galatians 6:7-9 “Be not deceived; God is not mocked: for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap. For he that soweth to his flesh shall of the flesh reap corruption; but he that soweth to the Spirit shall of the Spirit reap life everlasting. And let us not be weary in well doing: for in due season we shall reap, if we faint not.”