16 Dec 2019

Anti-impeachment Dem meets with Trump to discuss party switch
NJ Rep. Jeff Van Drew reportedly discussed a potential party switch with President Trump after months of resisting impeachment. (video)

Turkey sends drones to northern Cyprus, makes drilling claims
Turkey sent drones to northern Cyprus on Monday morning as part of an attempt to increase Turkey’s role in the Mediterranean and the Middle East. Turkey has a base in Qatar and Somalia and has hinted it will send troops to Libya. Turkey forced an Israeli research ship to leave waters near Cyprus last week according to reports.

Newly Elected Pro-Israel UK PM Johnson’s First Order of Business: A Bill Combating BDS
Boris Johnson’s connection to Israel may have been the secret weapon that helped him win a landslide victory in last week’s British election and his first official act reflects that: a powerful anti-Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement law. Eric Pickles, UK’s Special Envoy for post-Holocaust matters, announced the new law at International Institute for Strategic Dialogue’s conference in Jerusalem on Sunday. Pickles said that the new law would ban public agencies from working with those who boycott Israel in any way.

Netflix streams blasphemous ‘Christmas’ video depicting gay Jesus, adulterous Virgin Mary
Brazil, December 12, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) – Netflix has released a blasphemous “Christmas special” movie that depicts Jesus as a homosexual and the Virgin Mary as an adulterer, prompting more than one million people to sign a petition to have the film removed from the popular streaming service.

Original Target of Jersey City Terrorists: an Adjacent Jewish Elementary School
“I feel 100 percent comfortable saying that it’s a hate crime and domestic terrorism and you know when more and more information comes out over the next few days I think it’s going to be very very apparent that had intent of murdering more than three people,”

Israeli Paratroopers who Liberated Temple Mount in 1967 Reunite on Holy Site
In a little reported event, the 71st Israeli paratrooper battalion gathered on the Temple Mount on December 1, reports Maariv. The gathering was actually a reunion of the same IDF soldiers who liberated the Temple Mount from Jordanian control on June 6, 1967. The soldiers reenacted the iconic mission and even hoisted an Israeli flag on the holy site, an act that has become an arrestable offense of late. The reunited batallion then posed for a photo op together while hoisting the Israeli flag, an act that they did for the first time in 52 years.

Disgust, outrage and anger over Newsweek’s Iran cover
Newsweek ran a cover that most people initially felt was photoshopped. “If Iran falls, ISIS rises again,” was printed across a photo of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. “Shame,” “abhorrent,” “disgusting,” “ignorant,” were some of the kinder ways the cover was greeted. Writer and academic Idrees Ahmad tweeted that he spent all day thinking the cover was a joke. “The graphic design is so crude. But turns out the cover is real and the story behind it is even worse.”

UK election result ‘divinely inspired,’ says senior UK rabbi
“I believe that it was a divinely inspired result,” said Rabbi Joseph Dweck, senior rabbi of Britain’s Sephardi Jewish community, describing Thursday’s landslide defeat of Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party in the UK election.

Erdogan threatens to shut down strategic US bases
Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened on Sunday that his country could shut down its Incirlik air base, which hosts US nuclear warheads, in response to threats of US sanctions and a separate US Senate resolution that recognized mass killings of Armenians a century ago as genocide. “If it is necessary for us to take such a step, of course we have the authority … If this is necessary, together with our delegations, we will close down Incirlik if necessary,” Erdogan said,

Turkey’s Erdogan Meets Libyan Leader As Regional Tensions Rise
Erdogan held talks with Libyan Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Istanbul on Sunday, just days after the Turkish leader said he was ready to send troops into Libya if requested by Tripoli. The deal came despite calls from the Arab League — which includes Libya — to end cooperation with Turkey in protest at its military offensive against Kurdish forces in Syria.

Calm Broken As Clashes Break Out In Hong Kong Malls
Hong Kong police used pepper spray and made multiple arrests on Sunday as small groups of black-clad pro-democracy protesters targeted some of the city’s malls, ending a rare lull in violence. Flashmob protests and vandalism broke out in multiple locations, prompting riot police to use pepper spray and make arrests in at least two shopping centres as members of the public heckled the officers.

US Expelled Two Chinese Diplomats On Spying Claims: Report
The United States quietly expelled two Chinese embassy officials in September after they drove onto a sensitive military base in Virginia,… . At least one of the diplomats was believed to be an intelligence officer operating under cover, the Times said. The guard saw that they didn’t have permission to enter and directed them to go through the gates, turn around and exit. The Chinese officials continued onto the base, evading military personnel pursuing them until they were forced to stop by fire trucks blocking their path, … .

‘Liar, liar, liar!’: Adam Schiff gets ferociously booed, shouted down in his home state
Adam Schiff, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and leader of the push to impeach President Donald Trump was fiercely booed and shouted down in his home state of California on Saturday. As the Democrat began speaking, two pro-Trump members of the audience silently held up signs reading, “Don’t Impeach.” The pair was asked two take down their signs, and when they refused, a dozen others began screaming at Schiff: “Liar! Liar! Liar!” Could this episode be a sign that the left is about to start getting a taste of its own medicine?”

“You Need Rehabilitation’: Nunes Letter Dismantles Schiff Over FISA Lies, Stroking Steele, And Participating In Coverup
Nunes isn’t letting this go. In a Sunday letter, he reminded Schiff that “The IG’s findings of pervasive, major abuses by the FBI dramatically contradict the assertions of your memo released on February 24, 2018, in which you claimed, “FBI and DOJ officials did not ‘abuse’ the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) process, omit material information, or subvert this vital tool to spy on the Trump Campaign.” Schiff is in clear “need of rehabilitiation,” continues Nunes, adding “I hope this letter will serve as the first step in that vital process.”

Chinese Gangs Infect Pigs With Swine Fever In Criminal Meat Scheme
Chinese criminals have been flying drones onto farms and infecting perfectly healthy pigs with African swine fever, lowballing the farmer for their sick pigs, and then selling the tainted meat as healthy, according to SCMP, citing China Comment – a magazine affiliated with state news agency Xinhua.

Israel, Montenegro sign multi-million dollar defense deal
Israel and Montenegro have signed a first government-to-government agreement awarding Elbit Systems a contract worth approximately $35 million for the acquisition of Remote Control Weapon Stations (RCWS) for their new joint light tactical vehicles. The contract was signed yesterday at the Military Headquarters in Tel Aviv…

Mexico objects over US bill on ratifying trade pact
Just days after a landmark agreement on a trade pact to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Mexico objected Saturday to legislation introduced in the U.S. Congress as part of an eventual ratification of the deal. Jesús Seade…said…it…“adds the designation of up to five U.S. labor attaches in Mexico tasked with monitoring the implementation of the labor reform that is under way in our country.”

A Quarter Of Kids Treated At Transgender Clinics May Just Be Autistic, New Study Finds
“Conditioning children into believing a lifetime of chemical and surgical impersonation of the opposite sex is normal and healthful is child abuse…”

Over 1,000 Christians in Nigeria killed by Fulani, Boko Haram in 2019:
Over 1,000 Christians have been killed this year in Nigeria as attacks led by Fulani extremists continue to plague rural farming communities in the Middle Belt, according to an estimation published by the U.K.-based nongovernmental organization Humanitarian Aid Relief Trust.

2019 saw attacks on houses of worship with alarming frequency worldwide
From Christchurch to Colombo to Poway and beyond, worshipers were the targets of some of the most deadly violence seen in years

 Hallmark pulls Zola commercial of brides kissing after conservative group calls for boycott
The Hallmark Channel has pulled a commercial featuring brides kissing during a same-sex wedding ceremony, just days after a conservative group launched a campaign calling on the network to pull the ad.

Terrorists who gunned down Jews in a Jersey City kosher market were inspired by Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan
I called it here.  Louis Farrakhan, Al Sharpton, Jesse Jackson, Andre Carson, Ilhan Omar, Cory Booker et al — antisemites who have fomented this encouraged this hatred.

George Soros-Linked Group Lobbies 6 GOP Governors to Open States to More Refugees
A Geroge Soros-linked group has successfully lobbied six Republican governors to open-up their states to resettle more refugees.

Temperatures in Australia could reach 124 degrees next week
Temperatures in Australia could reach a record-setting 124 degrees next week and spark bush fires.

Worst drought in over a century pushes Namibia closer to famine
Dam water levels in Namibia have almost halved from already low levels as the worst drought in more than 100 years pushes the nation closer to famine. On Thursday, December 12, 2019, the environment ministry reported that the drought had caused a third of Namibia’s 2.5 million population to experience severe hunger. Hundreds of animals in conservation parks and cattle on farms were also dying.

Very strong M6.9 earthquake, series of aftershocks hit Mindanao, Philippines
A strong and shallow earthquake registered by PHIVOLCS as M6.9 hit Mindanao, Philippines at 06:11 UTC (14:11 LT) on December 15, 2019. The agency is reporting a depth of 3 km (1.8 miles). The USGS is reporting M6.8 at a depth of 22.4 km (13.9 miles); EMSC M6.8 at a depth of 30 km (18.6 miles). More than 25 moderate to strong aftershocks were registered by 09:00 UTC. At least 4 people have been killed.

President Trump Signs Executive Order To Fight Anti-Semitism On American College Campuses And End ‘Discriminatory Intimidation And Harassment’ Against Jews
President Trump continues to reconfirm over and over why Bible believing Christians voted for him in 2016, and why they will again vote for him in 2020 as well. President Trump, unlike other American presidents over the past 30 years, does more than simply pay lip service to Israel and the Jewish people. He gives them support like they’ve never had under an previous administration.

NTEB RADIO BIBLE STUDY: The Strong Delusion After The Rapture Of The Church Will Usher In The End Times Kingdom Of Antichrist
The Church Age we now find ourselves in is coming to an end very soon, and when it ends, 2 nearly simultaneously events will take place faster than you can blink. The first event is the Pretribulation Rapture of the Church which at once effectively completes the Church Age and launches the time of Jacob’s trouble all at the same time.