22 Feb 2024

The Year Of Cascading Crises
it looks like 2024 might be a year in which the crises do cascade. And the crises will not be natural disasters (although that could happen) but more like social and political disasters. Here’s what might play out over the next 10 months and the reasons why:

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem Sending National Guard To Border ‘Warzone’
South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has ordered the state’s National Guard troops to deploy to the southern border to help Texas deal with record-shattering waves of illegal immigration.

US charges Yakuza gang leader with attempting to sell plutonium to Iran
The defendants allegedly offered “uranium and weapons-grade plutonium fully expecting that Iran would use it for nuclear weapons,” said Anne Milgram, DEA administrator.

Exclusive: Iran Sends Russia Hundreds of Ballistic Missiles,
Iran has provided Russia with a large number of powerful surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, six sources told Reuters, deepening the military cooperation between the two US-sanctioned countries. Iran‘s provision of around 400 missiles includes many from the Fateh-110 family of short-range ballistic weapons,

When will IDF finish high-intensity combat phase of war?
The Israel Defense Forces will likely begin maneuvering in Rafah, southern Gaza—the last Hamas stronghold—towards the end of February, and could complete the high-intensity phase of its war against Hamas by early May, a senior former Israeli defense official says.

IDF eliminates terrorist who launched mortars into Israel
Several mortar shell launches were identified from the Gaza Strip toward Israeli territory on Wednesday. The launches fell in an open area and no injuries were reported. Some minutes after, IDF troops identified the launch point in the area of Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip. An aircraft eliminated the terrorist and struck the launcher from which the mortar shells were fired.

Document reveals: Hamas leader promised Hezbollah would join 7/10 attack
Yahya Sinwar was certain that Hezbollah would begin attack on northern Israel parallel to October 7 massacre in southern Israel, documents found in Khan Yunis show. The IDF has found new documents in Khan Yunis, proving that Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar was certain that Hezbollah would open a battlefront in northern Israel parallel to the October 7 massacre in southern Israel.

‘Keep God’s Land’ Movement Launches Anti-Two State Campaign at NRB
The 76th annual National Religious Broadcasters national convention will be held for four days in Nashville Tennessee beginning on Tuesday. On Thursday, the convention will also see the launch of “Keep God’s Land“: a joint movement of Jews and Christians passionately devoted to upholding Israel’s sovereignty over its ancestral heartland, Judea and Samaria.

Northern Front Israel strikes Hezbollah weapons caches deep inside Lebanon after drone attack near Sea of Galilee
Israeli aircraft destroyed two weapons caches of the terror group Hezbollah in the town of Ghaziyeh, some 30 kilometers (20 miles) from the Israeli border, in what the IDF on Monday described as retaliation for an earlier drone attack deep inside Israeli territory. Since it began its daily attacks against Israel last October, Hezbollah mainly attacked targets near the Israeli border in the Upper Galilee.

A 2,000-year-old ‘widow’s mite’ coin found by 11-year-old boy near Dead Sea
A young Israeli boy recently discovered a coin over 2,000 years old near his hotel in the Dead Sea area, the Israeli Antiquities Authority announced. The tiny bronze coin was minted under the Hasmonean King and high priest Alexander Jannaeus during the 1st century B.C.
The coin was minted during the zenith of Hasmonean power.

Gantz: Israel preparing for Rafah operation, will happen during Ramadan if no hostage deal
War cabinet minister Benny Gantz, head of the National Unity party, issued a statement during a press conference Wednesday evening, saying that Israel is preparing for an operation in Rafah after it evacuates the civilians from the area. The minister also claimed that unilateral international recognition of a Palestinian state, without bilateral agreements, “a tailwind for terrorism.”

German taxi driver who converted from Islam fined over Bible quote sticker
‘Jesus is the best thing I could recommend to anyone because He changed my life. That’s why I have the sticker on my car for anyone who is interested to see,’ Jalil Mashali said. Jalil Mashali was threatened with a fine of up to 1,000 euros in October due to a small sticker on his taxi car that displays a cross and reads, “Jesus – I am the way. The truth. And the life,”

Bloomington police chief slams release of two women convicted of murder
Megan Christine Cater, 25, of Lakeville and Briana Marie Martinson, 27, of Prior Lake, each pleaded guilty in 2018 to an amended charge of aiding and abetting second-degree murder to avoid jury trials on a charge of first-degree murder against each of them.

Feds Seize LockBit Ransomware Websites, Offer Decryption Tools, Troll Affiliates
Dubbed “Operation Cronos,” the law enforcement action involved the seizure of nearly three-dozen servers; the arrest of two alleged LockBit members; the unsealing of two indictments; the release of a free LockBit decryption tool; and the freezing of more than 200 cryptocurrency accounts thought to be tied to the gang’s activities.

Large tornado hits West Java Province, damaging more than 60 homes and injuring 22, Indonesia
A large and destructive tornado swept through four districts in Sumedang and Bandung Regencies of West Java, Indonesia on February 21, 2024, affecting more than 60 homes and injuring at least 22 people.

NMC issues Orange alert for severe cold, China 
Severe weather warnings have been issued across China, with temperatures set to plummet in the south and Beijing experiencing snowy conditions. The National Meteorological Center (NMC) has renewed an Orange alert, indicating significant temperature drops of 6 to 12 °C (10.8 to 21.6 °F) in southern regions and more than 20 °C (36 °F) in some areas. Beijing saw up to 4.1 cm (1.6 inches) of snow, affecting traffic and pedestrian safety. In Xinjiang, a new record low of -52.3 °C (-62.14 °F) was set, breaking a 64-year-old record.

The 7 Other Planets In Our Solar System Will Form A Line As The Path Of The Great American Eclipse Of 2024 Crosses America
The Great American Eclipse of 2024 is truly going to be a once in a lifetime event.  A few days ago, I wrote about how this eclipse will pass over 7 locations named “Ninevah” as it moves across our country.  Since I wrote that article, I have also learned that the eclipse will go over a location in Texas named “Jonah” too.  That is pretty incredible, but what I have to share with you today is even more amazing.

Neuralink First Human Patient Reportedly Makes ‘Full Recovery’, Musk Says Patient Can Control Computer Mouse With Thoughts
The first human patient for Neuralink implanted with a brain chip appears to have made a ‘full recovery,’ according to Elon Musk. “Progress is good and the patient seems to have made a full recovery, with neural effects that we are aware of,” Musk said in a Spaces event on X,

SHOCKING REPORT: 7.2 Million Illegal Immigrants Enter US Under Biden Regime – More Than Population Of 36 States
In a shocking report from Fox News, nearly 7.3 million illegal immigrants have entered the United States since the beginning of the Biden Administration. That astounding number is greater than the population of 36 states.

Supermarket Scramble: Food Spending’s Share Of Disposable Income Hits Highest Level In Three Decades
A startling new report from the Wall Street Journal shows consumers spent 11.3% of their disposable income on food, the highest level since the early 1990s.

Israeli Jets Attack Damascus Apartment Building, Killing Two
Several presumed Israeli airstrikes rocked a residential area of the Syrian capital of Damascus on Wednesday. A wave of initial strikes reportedly activated Syria’s anti-air defenses, but there was at least one direct hit on an apartment building.

Fmr Navy Intel Cmdr Reveals Biden Suppressed Info on Previous Chinese Spy Balloons
Remember the Chinese spy balloon over Montana? We’ve had hints that it was only the tip of the iceberg and we know that the Biden administration attempted to cover it up until a viral civilian’s photo made it a national issue. But now there’s confirmation that the Biden administration was aware of multiple spy balloons.

South Florida Muslim Federation Finds New Venue for Its Pro-Hamas Conference
In a dramatic turn of events, the South Florida Muslim Federation (SFMF), an umbrella group for South Florida’s radical Muslim outfits, has secured a new venue for its pro-Hamas conference…The Sheraton Suites Fort Lauderdale at Cypress Creek – also a Marriott affiliate – has agreed to allow the group to use their premises to further the spread of hatred and incitement.

Biden’s Anti-Faith Climate Has Made It Open Season On Christians—At Home And Abroad
…An astonishing 436 churches in America were victims of criminal attacks in 2023, according to a new report from Family Research Council — more than double the number in 2022. From shattering stained glass and spray-painting relics to lighting five-gallon drums of gasoline on fire and riddling altars with bullet holes, houses of worship have become an increasingly dangerous target.

Does Pope Francis Have All The Markers Of An Apocalyptic Figure? 
I am cautious about “pinning the tail” on the Antichrist and the False Prophet. We cannot know ahead of time who these personalities are; however, Pope Francis comes close to “filling the bill” on the False Prophet. Or he may be but a “type” of that man just like there are many “types” of the Antichrist throughout history.

Tony Blinken Instructed State Dept. Employees to Refrain from Using Offensive Terms Like Mother, Father, and Manpower
Tony Blinken, the most unimpressive Secretary of State in US history, sent out a cable recently to State Department officials instructing them to refrain from using offensive terms like father, mother, manpower, husband, wife, son, daughter… These words could be offensive to coworkers.

Guidelines to use “just-in-case” killer drugs were issued shortly before the first covid lockdown, says former NHS pharmacist
At the start of the covid crisis, we were told there was a novel disease for which there was no treatment.  Because of this, guidance was issued to put in place “just-in-case” drugs which commonly consist of five drugs including morphine, midazolam and other sedatives. We killed people, Graham Atkinson said; “I watched while this happened.”