Saturday, January 10, 2015


Current Events And Commentaries
“And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come,
he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through.”
~ Jesus
Luke 12:39

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Judge Slams Christian Florist With Personal Liability
Home, Life Savings At Risk For Asserting Constitutional Religious Freedom

By Bob Unruh — A judge in Washington state has slammed the grandmother who owns and operates Arlene’s Flowers with personal liability should she lose any of the lawsuits pending against her for adhering to her religious convictions and declining to celebrate and decorate for same-sex ceremonies.

The case against Barronelle Stutzman began when Washington Attorney General Bob Ferguson sued the Richland, Washington, grandmother for operating her business according to the dictates of her Christian faith.

The issue is that in Washington, officials believe the state’s statutory protections for homosexuals trump the Constitution’s protection of religious liberty.

After Ferguson sued on behalf of the state, the ACLU also joined in the case against Stutzman, filing an additional lawsuit on behalf of several customers. Both suits target not only the business’s assets but Stutzman’s personal property, savings and assets.

According to a new report from the Family Policy Institute of Washington, Benton County Superior Court Judge Alex Ackstrom ruled on Thursday that her personal assets can be targeted.

“As a result of this decision, the government can go after both the business assets of Arlene’s Flowers and personal assets of Barronelle Stutzman to collect attorney’s fees should their lawsuits prevail,” the institute reported.

Kristen Waggoner, a lawyer with the Alliance Defending Freedom, which has been representing the longtime florist, expressed horror.

“In America, the government is supposed to protect freedom, not intimidate citizens into speaking and acting contrary to their faith under threat of severe punishment,” she said. “The government is sending a clear message to Barronelle and the people of Washington: Dare to disagree with the government, and you put your home, your family business, and your life savings at risk.”

Trial in the case is scheduled for March 23.

The family institute said the “narrow question of personal liability in a specific lawsuit is not itself a conspiracy against conscience rights and religious freedom.”

“However, there is little doubt that the government’s ability to go after the personal assets of business owners who prefer not to be part of certain events will continue to chill the free exercise of religion that until recently was celebrated and protected in America.”

The institute said: “Whatever the outcome of this specific case, the real solution is a state legislature that respects a marketplace of ideas that makes room for people of different backgrounds, faiths, and perspectives. But the legislature won’t act unless the public insists on it.”

The ADF had argued that the flower corporation was set up under a Washington law that protects personal assets except in cases of knowing fraud, deception or theft, none of which is alleged in the case.

The organization also argued that there was no discrimination against Rob Ingersoll, a homosexual cited in the case, since Stutzman had served him with flower arrangements many times.

“Mr. Ingersoll was offered free flowers. This gentle grandmother is basically being sued for all she owns. Does this sound like equality to you?” ADF asked in a commentary about the case.

“Barronelle’s case could set an alarming precedent for Christians who are living out their faith in their daily work,” ADF said.

The same circumstances also have developed for a baker in Colorado, a photographer in New Mexico and a wedding venue in the Northeast, observers note....


By Doc Marquis, — For those of you who had ever watched Cecil B. DeMill’s movie called “The Ten Commandments” you were treated to a spectacular cinematic treat. In an epic conflict, God, through Moses, gave Pharaoh Ramses II a “Cosmic Slap-down” and delivered His children from 430 years (Ex. 12:41) of Egyptian bondage. The new version of this movie, now being called: “Exodus”, was a dismal flop. I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. Nevertheless, a lot more had happened between Moses, Pharaoh and the Magicians of Pharaoh then we realize, and many other events surrounding the 10 Plagues of Egypt that we never were taught in Sunday school, or in Church (Worship Services).

We are going to “tear through the veil” and examine many different facets of those events surrounding Moses and the 10 Plagues of Egypt...

Republican Congressman Files Bill to Repeal Obamacare:
“It’s Been a Complete Failure”

By Steven Ertelt, — Before the end of the first week of the new session of Congress, where Republicans control both the House and Senate, a Republican congressman has already filed legislation that would repeal Obamacare. The pro-life community opposed Obamacare because it includes abortion funding with tax dollars, the HHS mandate forcing employers to cover abortion-causing drugs, and concerns about rationing health care.

Congressman Steve King, an Iowa Republican, filed the bill to repeal the controversial law.

“In the wake of the 2014 mid-term elections it has become clear that the American people overwhelmingly reject the President’s failed healthcare law,” said King. “The botched implementation of ObamaCare has been nothing short of a complete failure when millions of people had their health insurance plans cancelled because their grandfathered plans were in violation of ObamaCare’s ‘essential health benefits.’ For several years now, conservatives in Congress have warned the American people of the damage this law has done to our personal health insurance. Unfortunately, our warnings have come true. ObamaCare was, is, and will always be dreadful public policy....

Finally, A World Leader Makes Strong Statement On Terrorism:
“International Jihadist Movement Has Declared War”

Can We Win A War When We Can’t Collectively Call It A War?

By Justin Koski, Western Journalism — In the wake of the horrific killing of 12 people in Paris, France, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper opened up in a recent press conference about Islamic radicals and their obvious, violent intentions.

“The fact of the matter is this, ladies and gentlemen, that the international jihadist movement has declared war,” Harper said. “They have declared war on anybody who does not think and act exactly as they wish they would think and act.

“And they have declared war on any country, like ourselves, that values freedom, openness and tolerance,” Harper continued. “We may not like this and wish it would go away but it is not going to go away. And the reality is, we are going to have to confront it.

“This is going to be, unfortunately, the reality of the world that I think we’re living in for some time to come,” Harper concluded. “And we’re just going to have to face that head on and deal with it.”...

First Navy SEAL Congressman In History: Obama Created
Environment Where Islamic Terrorism Could Flourish

By Matthew Burke, TPNN — Newly elected Congressman Ryan Zinke (R-MT), who served as a Navy SEAL from 1985 to 2008, and is the first every SEAL to ever be elected to the U.S. Congress, told the Washington Free Beacon that Obama’s “reckless” foreign policy is providing fuel to feed Islamic terrorism across the world.

Zinke, who was elected to Congress last year, told the Free Beacon in a phone interview on Friday, in light of the Jihadist terrorist attacks in Wednesday in Paris, France, in which 12 were left dead as the result of Islamists seeking revenge over a cartoon featuring images critical of Islam:
“This administration’s inaction and lack of commitment and resolve in fighting ISIS provides fuel for terrorism. It gives them hope that they can win and it has ramifications worldwide.”
Zinke, who was a Mission Commander for SEAL Team Six in 1992, and a Ground Force Commander for Joint Special Operations Command in 1996, knows a thing or two about combating terrorism. ...

From Quiet Cashier To Burka Wearing Extremist:
France’s Most Wanted Woman

By A.B. Sanderson, Breitbart — French police are searching for the ‘wife’ of one of the Paris gunmen who killed a police woman and four hostages in a kosher bakery. Hayat Boumeddiene, 26, considered herself the wife of radicalised Muslim Amedy Coulibaly after a religious marriage service, although the French state only recognises official ceremonies as legally binding, the Daily Mail reports. As her husband and the two brothers lay dead in a French morgue, the one-time cashier who was happy to pose in her bikini when on holiday with her lover, remains at large....

DISH Loses 90,000 Subscribers
After Dropping Fox News

CleanTV: Family-Friendly Television and Video On Demand

Partial Transcript: Talk about a case of poetic justice! After DISH Network road the gravy train of carrying the popular Fox News Network for years and enjoyed its surging popularity that spilled over into viewing other DISH programming, what did they do? They dropped Fox News Channel and Fox Business Channel. What were they thinking?

As a result within just a single month, 90,000 DISH customers pulled the plug—or should I say “unscrewed the cable” on DISH, according to Fox News vice president Tim Cary.

Wow! On top of that, according to Cary, 350,000 people called or visited the web site of Fox News asking for help finding satellite or cable companies that still carried Fox News.

Perhaps this debacle will cause other companies to think twice before trying to silence the voices ot those pesky conservatives. ... read full transcript here

Gorbachev Issues New Warning Of Nuclear War Over Ukraine

Newsmax — Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev warned that tensions between Russia and European powers over the Ukraine crisis could result in a major conflict or even nuclear war, in an interview in a German news magazine on Saturday. "A war of this kind would unavoidably lead to a nuclear war," the 1990 Nobel Peace Prize winner told Der Spiegel. "We won't survive the coming years if someone loses their nerve in this overheated situation," added Gorbachev, 83. "This is not something I'm saying thoughtlessly. I am extremely concerned."...

Imam Choudary: Obama Is “Lying” About The True Nature Of Islam
“He’s only inventing Islam according to what his own foreign policy is.”

By Bradford Thomas, Ben Shapiro’s Truth Revolt — On the Ben Shapiro Show Thursday, Imam Anjem Choudary said the President Obama is “inventing” his own version of Islam to forward his foreign policy agenda and that the “radical” form Choudary espouses simply aligns with the principles of the Koran and Sharia Law.

Shapiro led into the segment by quoting from Choudary’s USA Today Jan. 8 opinion piece titled “People Know the Consequences,” which blamed the French government for allowing publications to “provoke Muslims” and argued that Muslims do not in fact believe in the freedom of expression...Shapiro then asked Choudary to discuss the Muslim view on the freedom of expression, specifically with regard to the Charlie Hebdo massacre. Choudary explained that Muslim scripture made clear that those who insult the Prophet, like journalists at Charlie Hebdo, must be punished: “Those who would insult the Prophet, kill them.” Sharia Law he said, clearly requires any who would insult those Muslims deem “prophets,” including Moses and Jesus, be tried in court and punished. This a system, he added, that Muslims are willing to “fight for and even die for.”...

ISLAM Is Not A Religion Of Peace

Gabor (Gabe) Zolna
See the news brief Islamic Cleric: “Islam Is Not A Religion of Peace?” directly below this video for Gabe’s referenced article.

Islamic Cleric: “Islam Is Not A Religion of Peace?”

When a leader of the Muslim community stands up and defends the murder of innocents
in the name of Islam, we all need to listen, take him at his word, and respond appropriately

By Leigh Bravo, Canada Free Press — Why would the USA Today give a voice to a Muslim cleric who thinks the Paris attack was well deserved? Why does the US press always give front page coverage to those who have done harm, intend to do harm, or support those who do harm? Can they not grasp the concept that giving a voice to our enemies gives them the power they believe they deserve? Does the media understand that when they give our enemies a voice it allows them to draw in more support from the very people who want us dead?

In the opinion piece, Choudry claimed that people “know the consequences”of speaking ill of Mohammad. He further confirmed what we, in the public, have known all along, but our leadership refuses to acknowledge,
“Contrary to popular misconception, Islam does not mean peace but rather means submission to the commands of Allah alone. Therefore Muslims do not believe in the concept of freedom of expression, as their speech and actions are determined by divine revelation and not based on people’s desires.”
What is a Muslim cleric? The dictionary defines it as a “ulema,” meaning, “Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law.”...

French Jews Fleeing Paris After Charlie Hebdo Attack
Christians likely also to be targeted by Islamic militants in France

By Martin Robinson, The Daily Mail — Jews are fleeing terror-hit Paris because of growing anti-Semitism in France, one of Britain's most influential Jewish journalists said today. Stephen Pollard, editor of the Jewish Chronicle, spoke out after an Islamic terrorist took six people hostage and held them captive in a Kosher supermarket in the French capital. This afternoon police ordered all shops in a famous Jewish neighborhood in central Paris to close....

The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

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Jesus Privately Briefing His Inner Circle of Disciples
Regarding The Last Days
And as he sat upon the mount of Olives, the disciples came unto him privately, saying, Tell us, when shall these things be? and what shall be the sign of thy coming, and of the end of the world? And Jesus answered and said unto them, Take heed that no man deceive you. For many shall come in my name, saying, I am Christ; and shall deceive many. And ye shall hear of wars and rumours of wars: see that ye be not troubled: for all these things must come to pass, but the end is not yet. For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places. All these are the beginning of sorrows. Then shall they deliver you up to be afflicted, and shall kill you: and ye shall be hated of all nations for my name's sake. And then shall many be offended, and shall betray one another, and shall hate one another. And many false prophets shall rise, and shall deceive many. And because iniquity shall abound, the love of many shall wax cold. But he that shall endure unto the end, the same shall be saved. And this gospel of the kingdom shall be preached in all the world for a witness unto all nations; and then shall the end come. ~ Matthew 24:3-14