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Initially we had begun by "Subject" but found
that by "DATE" is a better format. Thus, the former entitled "Concerning"
below are a form of archival resources while the remainder is by dating.
As Thou, Father, art in
me and I in Thee; that they also may be one in Us. (John 17:21)
"A divided Christian
conservative base plays perfectly into the hands of Romney, who enjoys
twice as much support in Iowa from non-born again voters than from born-agains.
Obviously, Romney would like to win the state, and he may well do so.
But he’d probably be just as happy to lose out to Paul as long as none
of the would-be Christian right standard-bearers post breakout showings.
Under this scenario, Romney would be able to pitch himself as the GOP’s
last best defense against Paul, whose nomination would unnerve much of
the Christian right (because of his stance on Israel and the Muslim
world) and other key blocs.
And if Bachmann, Santorum, Perry and Gingrich all finish lumped together
in the low-teens or high single digits, there’d be no easy way to
determine who of them should go on and who should drop out — nor would
it be obvious to Christian conservatives in other states which
non-Romney candidate they should rally around. This would increase the
likelihood of a potentially decisive Romney victory in South Carolina on
"Why do men learn through pain and suffering, and not
through pleasure and happiness? Very simply, because pleasure
and happiness accustom one to satisfaction with the things given
in this world, whereas pain and suffering drive one to seek a
more profound happiness beyond the limitations of this world.
Fr. Seraphim Rose"
AUSTRALIA'S key trading
region in the Asia Pacific is the most vulnerable part of the world to a
sudden capital strike by global banks, a leading economic authority has
warned. New research from the influential Bank for International
Settlements shows emerging markets in Asia would be heavily exposed if
there were a credit crunch.
– Sidney Morning Herald
"In June, Hezbollah
announced that it had captured two, perhaps three, CIA spies who had
infiltrated its organization. Last week, the story finally made
headlines in the U.S. press. According to some former U.S. officials,
Hezbollah may have identified as many as a dozen CIA informants within
This is only the agency’s latest setback at the hands of a terrorist
organization. In December 2009, an al-Qaida suicide bomber killed seven
CIA officers at an American compound in Afghanistan. In April 1983, a
Hezbollah car bomb destroyed the U.S. embassy in Beirut, killing 60
people, including 17 Americans, eight of whom were CIA employees. Given
the agency’s track record, very few intelligence and Middle East experts
were surprised by last week’s revelation that the CIA had been handed
another loss in the region.
But the analysts have gotten it wrong on the bottom line. Though most
experts and commentators are making this out to be bad for the CIA—and
many current and former U.S. officials believe it is—it’s actually
Hezbollah that comes out the big loser."
"Iran is an international belligerent beyond the level of Cuba when they
were marching around Africa and South America until the collapse of the
Soviet Union. With Iran's training and support of Hamas and Hezbollah,
they have launched direct attacks on US allies, most notably on Israel
in 2006. They threaten international shipping through the Straits of
Hormuz and receive the wholesale support of neo-Marxists worldwide...
One tactic that both Marxist and some libertarians use is the "elected
government" excuse, i.e., Gaza elected Hamas as their government,
therefore Hamas can do whatever it likes. Well libertarians, I ask you,
whatever it likes to whom? For one thing, the first acts the Gaza
government did (after Israel gave the Gaza strip to them) was to refuse
to acknowledge Israel as a legitimate government and then declared war
on Israel. Somehow, the Ron Paul libertarians miss these little historic
fact points and jump to the declaration that Israel is committing an act
of war by enforcing a weapons blockade of Gaza. While it is laughable
when Marxists invoke that excuse, since the occasional novelty of
elected Marxist governments did not begin until around the late 1970s,
it is tragic when people who say that they know history and value
freedom use the free election excuse."
This is far from the only case where Dr. Paul has been
historically or fact challenged and it fits i...
"The reemergence of the newsletters, and insistent questions about them
by a CNN reporter, led to a widely reported walk-out by Rep. Paul from a
CNN interview December 22. Paul supporters have reported that the
phrases — which did appear in newsletters bearing Paul's name — had
little connection with either the tone or substance of Paul's remarks on
race — either in public and private — before, during, or since the
newsletters were published. Moreover, Paul supporters have noted that he
has long called Martin Luther King a political "hero" and stressed that
the voted to create Martin Luther King Day as a federal holiday (while
fellow GOP presidential candidate Newt Gingrich voted against the
resolution) in a 1979 congressional vote.
USA Today ran with a headline alleging Paul "story changes" on the issue
since 1996, but all the story revealed is that Paul had said in 2001
that he didn't admit in 1996 that he hadn't written the newsletters on
the advice of campaign staffers."
"If I had to limit my own library to ten out of those sixteen thousand
Holocaust books, this would be one of them. And the next time graduate
students ask me for help in grasping the often confusing diversity of
the field, I shall urge them to read this book and to keep it within
reach on the desk--or to bookmark the welcome electronic version the
press has provided and equipped with an excellent navigation system."
Peter Hayes, John K. Roth, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Holocaust
Studies. Corby: Oxford Universit...
"The U.S. government acknowledges that U.S. military forces were involved in
“armed conflict” this year in Libya, but it does not acknowledge that they
were engaged in “hostilities.”
Earlier this year, State Department legal advisor Harold H. Koh attempted to
parse these distinctions, which have significant legal consequences, and to
deflect some pointed questions from members of the Senate Foreign Relations
Committee. His responses to Senators’ questions for the record (pdf) from a
June 28 Committee hearing were published last month. The full hearing volume
is here (pdf)."
Dr. Erin Carr-Jordan, banned from entering the McDonald’s
franchise near her home, details her horri...
"Time and time again, we see how Western concepts, when articulated
through an Islamic framework, lead to results antithetical to the West.
For instance, “democracy” and “elections”—which in the West suggest
“freedom,” “human rights,” “liberty,” etc.—are today being used to bring
Sharia law, the antithesis of Western law, to power.
In this recent video, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Dr. Safwat Hegazy, a
popular preacher, talks about how he yearns to see Arab nations become
“like the United States”—for them to unify into the “United Arab
States.” While that may sound like an admirable (or at least neutral)
goal, bear in mind what he is alluding to: the resurrection of a
caliphate—which by nature exists to expand, including through jihad.
Moreover, Hegazy made clear that his interest in seeing the “United Arab
States” has less to do with Arab solidarity (nationalism) and more to do
with Islamic allegiance (religion). As he gushed about how wonderful it
would be for Arab nations to unite into one bloc, the secular and
skeptical host interviewing him reluctantly agreed, “so long as the
capital is Cairo,” that is, so long as Egypt’s integrity remains. To
this, Hegazy replied: “No, I say the capital is Jerusalem, Allah
Thus, just as that sacrosanct word “democracy” is being used to
establish fascist rule in the Muslim world, so too is the notion of a
“United Arab States” fraught with problems—from the elimination of
Israel to the establishment of an expansionist caliphate on its
Weblog about jihad theology and ideology, correcting popular
misconceptions about Islam.
"The law, understandably, is not on Manning's side. This military
malfeasant will, in all likelihood, face court martial. What is
top-secret to some, however, is open-source for others. First-Amendment
jurisprudence is just as clear-cut with respect to the great guerrilla
journalism of WikiLeaks. WikiLeaks operators have committed no crime in
publishing what is undeniably true, newsworthy information. Antsy
America has no jurisdiction over a foreign entity (WikiLeaks) and its
proprietor (Julian Assange).
The Wall Street Journal's Law Blog confirmed that US law looks upon
WikiLeaks as "a passive recipient of the material." "Most First
Amendment lawyers would say that preventing the publication of material
is justified only where absolutely necessary to prevent almost immediate
and imminent disaster. It's an extremely high standard," Jack Balkin, a
First Amendment expert at Yale Law, told the WSJ."
"Either the president is a disappointment because he did what he did or
or he's a disappointment because he didn't do enough. Given the long
list of actions that usually gets attached to his name, I'm betting on
"A major reason is because the Texan advocates policies which are the
exact opposite of his rhetoric. If you visit his website it indicates he
supports many things he actually opposes."
"Once I saw how the meat we were selling had been raised, and met the
farmers who were striving to raise animals sustainably and ethically, I
overcame my aversion to consuming meat. I realized I didn't have a
problem with meat. I had a problem with the inhumane practices of the
commercial meat industry. Once I saw how things could be done, I was
happy to support the farmers who make our business possible and
This does not mean that any of us have shut our eyes to concerns about
modern meat, dairy, and egg production. Industrialized agriculture
raises chickens, turkeys, pigs, and dairy cows in dreary, crowded
confinement, fed and watered by automated systems. Most are continually
given antibiotics in their food or water to keep them alive and speed
their growth. The federal Food and Drug Administration has reported that
80 percent of U.S. antibiotics are now used in animal agriculture. At
their worst, intensive operations cram pregnant sows, egg-laying hens,
and veal calves into cages so restrictive the animals can barely move.
But not all forms of animal farming should be painted with the same
brush. And it's simply inaccurate to suggest that a vegan diet is
necessary for optimal health."
Collectively, we have lived 52 years vegetarian or vegan. Yet we
no longer think vegetarianism is th...
"I spent an unpleasant few hours watching Jon Corzine play a
Congressional Committee like a Stradivarius. Here is a man with a
stellar resume: Goldman Sachs financial genius and CEO, senator from NJ,
governor of NJ; CEO of MF Global. The congressmen, bless their souls,
had no idea what actually happened. Was the risk taken by MF Global
excessive? Mind you, there is no agreed upon definition of "excessive."
Well, the congressmen are sure that it must have been excessive risk, or
else how could the firm go under?
Is the Dodd-Frank monstrosity at fault for being insufficiently strict?
Nobody knows. Predictably, Democrats think so, and Republicans realize
that it is just arbitrary rule-making by bureaucrats who hate anyone who
earns money by investing. My own view is that Dodd-Frank is irrelevant
in this case. By now, you would think that our congressmen would have
educated themselves just a little bit about high finance. After you stop
laughing, you might think that they had hired staffers who understood it
very well. You would still be wrong. The regulators, whoever they are,
obviously don't understand. Geithner and Bernanke lecture the world from
a valley of ignorance and cronyism. Some of the go-to pundits on various
financial shows have some idea, but they don't explain it coherently.
Here are just a few questions it would have been nice to hear from the
What controls were in place to prevent improper use of customer funds?
Who had the power to override those controls?
How could commingling occur without being spotted within 24 hours?
Who was the senior risk manager of the firm?
What are his or her credentials for that job?
How much power did the risk manager have to veto transactions?
Can you supply copies of all official risk reports to you and/or the
board of directors?
What sorts of risk reports did you routinely monitor on a daily basis?
How was the decision made on the amount of leverage to use on any
Who loaned the firm money backed by risky collateral?
Were the shareholders apprised of the risks being taken by the firm?
Do you play golf? How often? (OK...let him take the fifth on that.)"
Martin Kramer: "Prime Minister Netanyahu cold-shoulders the New York
Times, which had asked him to submit an op-ed. His senior adviser
replies to the Times with a stinging indictment of its Israel coverage
and op-ed bias, ending thus: "With all due respect to your prestigious
paper, you will forgive us for declining your offer. We wouldn't want to
be seen as 'Bibiwashing' the op-ed page of the New York Times." Touché."
If the writer can so easily make the case that Gingrich practically
supports amnesty, why is it that Bachmann can't, and instead reduces
herself to accusatory mantras?
"When the PPAHCA reduced Medicare "costs" by 21%, it cut Medicare
payments (to providers). Thus, such cost-cutting actually cuts services
to patients. As Robert Moffit of the Heritage Foundation testified
before Congress, "you cannot get more of something by paying less for
Meanwhile, PPAHCA increased the costs of the federal healthcare
bureaucracy by six whole new agencies, hundreds (perhaps thousands) of
bureaucrats added to the payrolls, and many thousands of new rules and
regulations. So the government controls and increases spending to/on
itself while controlling and decreasing spending on patients.
Need proof? Of all the money spent on "healthcare" in 2010, 40% -- that
is, over $1 trillion -- just disappeared. It went into healthcare but
provided no health care. That statistic was before PPAHCA, which could
raise the disappearing dollars to half (!) of all healthcare spending."
"Newt lacks both character and a conservative record. He has embraced
just about every liberal big-government idea you can think of at some
point in his career. He demanded government intervention to help control
global warming, called for "Green Conservatism" and even co-sponsored an
environmentalist bill with Nancy Pelosi, praised FDR in two of his books
as "probably the greatest president of the twentieth century," and much
"If you are as clueless as the Republican presidential contenders about
America's labyrinthine visa programs – most of the candidates call for more
special visas for highly skilled individuals – listen closely: There is no
limit to the number of geniuses American companies can import through the
open-ended O-1 visa program, which allows unlimited access to individuals with
H-1B visas, on the other hand, go mostly to average workers. In addition to
their mostly ordinary abilities, the Indian H-1B intake is bringing with it an
extraordinary antipathy for little girls. Chain migration means that each H-1B
recruit brings in an extended family – all the better to help sustain the
Empirical proof of these impregnable positions comes from the University of
California, San Francisco. The UCSF conducted a "qualitative study of son
preference and fetal sex selection among Indian immigrants in the United
States." It showed that "Indian immigrant women are using reproductive
technologies and liberal abortion policies in the United States to abort
female fetuses." The study was published in Social Science & Medicine.
Therein, the objects of observation are quoted as saying this: "There is such
a thing as too many daughters, but not too many sons."
The current monomania over Muslims and their disdain for women conceals that
the habits of Hindus are as horrible."
"The complete list of the traitorous, criminal members of the House who
voted YES on this bill -- all of which must now be arrested and
prosecuted under the laws of the U.S. Constitution -- is available here:
Read these names well, because they will go down in history as the
seditious elitists who betrayed the American people in their most
desperate hour, unleashing total police state tyranny against the
"Ron Paul isn’t going to take 37.6 percent of the caucus vote, as Kerry
did in 2004. But he has a better organization in Iowa than Gingrich and
inspires more enthusiasm than Romney, making it perfectly possible that
he could eke out a narrow victory. On Monday, before the latest round of
polling, Tim Carney noted in the Washington Examiner that Gingrich’s
support in the state is broad but shallow (“I don’t really like
Gingrich,” one Iowan told Carney. “I was just told he’s the guy to beat
Mitt”), while Paul’s support is narrow but deep. If Rick Perry, Michele
Bachmann or even Rick Santorum gains a little more ground at Gingrich’s
expense, Paul might be able to win the caucuses with less than 25
percent of the vote.
Should Iowa really come down to Paul versus Gingrich, the clash will
make for a fascinating contrast. Physically, neither man resembles a
classic presidential candidate (especially compared to Romney and Perry)
but for completely different reasons. Paul is all bone and sinew and
nervous energy – an Ichabod Crane or a Jack Sprat, hunched and
herky-jerky in too-large suits. Gingrich is broad and self-assured and
faintly decadent, with a Cheshire Cat’s face and a body that looks like
it’s ready for its toga.
Neither man talks like a typical presidential candidate, either: They’re
more verbose, less sound bite-ridden, more digressive and less
embarrassed about displaying erudition. But again, their specific
rhetorical styles are worlds apart. It’s useful to imagine both of them
as the kind of eccentric uncle who talks your ear off at a Christmas
party. Uncle Newt has an easygoing and expansive mien, the latest gadget
on his belt, and a remarkably persuasive five-point case for why you
should invest in his new business venture. Uncle Ron just wants to
hector you about the evils of the Trilateral Commission.
Most important, they represent two very different endpoints for the Tea
Party movement. Paul, for all his crankishness, is the kind of
conservative that Tea Partiers want to believe themselves to be: Deeply
principled, impressively consistent, a foe of big government in nearly
all its forms (the Department of Defense very much included), a man of
ideas rather than of party.
Gingrich, on the other hand, is the kind of conservative that liberals
believe most Tea Partiers to be – not a genuine “don’t tread on me”
libertarian, but a partisan Republican whose unstinting support for
George W. Bush’s deficit spending morphed into hand-wringing horror of
“socialism” once a Democrat captured the Oval Office.
Paul’s rigid consistency can be a vice, and Gingrich’s flexibility a
virtue. (Its disastrous ending notwithstanding, his term as speaker
included genuine accomplishments that wouldn’t have been possible
without a willingness to deal and compromise.) But for a movement that
conceives of itself as a rebuke to the grubby compromises of Washington
business-as-usual, the Texan congressman should represent a beau ideal,
and the former speaker of the house should represent the enemy."
Ron Paul Rising
In Iowa, it's not so much Gingrich vs. Romney as Gingrich vs.
"I see in Paul none of the resentment that burns in Gingrich or the
fakeness that defines Romney or the fascistic strains in Perry's
buffoonery. He has yet to show the Obama-derangement of his peers, even
though he differs with him. He has now gone through two primary
elections without compromising an inch of his character or his
philosophy. This kind of rigidity has its flaws, but, in the context of
the Newt Romney blur, it is refreshing. He would never take $1.8 million
from Freddie Mac. He would never disown Reagan, as Romney once did. He
would never speak of lynching Bernanke, as Perry threatened. When he
answers a question, you can see that he is genuinely listening to it and
responding - rather than searching, Bachmann-like, for the one-liner to
rouse the base. He is, in other words, a decent fellow, and that's an
adjective I don't use lightly."
[Re-posted from earlier today.] The Dish goes through the process
of endorsing candidates in a prima...
"In a mostly brave, mostly sensible editorial posted Wednesday evening
at National Review Online, the editors of the conservative movement's
flagship magazine took an emphatic stand against the rise of Newt
Gingrich, listing his specific character flaws, laying out how he has
demonstrated them recently, and explicitly urging GOP primary voters to
back a different candidate. Who? The editorial argues that Mitt Romney,
Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum are all worth another look, meanwhile
making brief cases against the remaining Republican candidates.
Rick Perry "has seemed curiously and persistently unable to bring
gravity to the national stage," the editors argue, while Michelle
Bachmann has demonstrated poor judgment with some of her rhetoric. And
the brief against Congressman Ron Paul? Here's the whole argument:
"Representative Paul's recent re-dabbling in vile conspiracy theories
about September 11 are a reminder that the excesses of the movement he
leads are actually its essence."
It nearly made me spit out my drink.
The implication is that Rep. Paul is a 9/11 truther -- you'd think,
reading that one sentence, that Paul stated or implied the U.S.
government either orchestrated or had foreknowledge of the attacks. In
fact, Rep. Paul responded to the September 11 attacks by voting to
authorize an actual war against its perpetrators; and as anyone who is
even passingly familiar with his worldview knows, his controversial
opinion is that Islamist terrorists attack the United States partly
because they are furious about the quasi-imperial role America plays in
their countries. The blow-back theory is itself controversial, but it is
obviously different from 9/11 Trutherism.
As it turns out, the editorial was misleadingly alluding to something
Paul said a few days ago in Iowa, when he was talking about the Iraq War
and his fears that we're headed for a war with Iran. "Just think of what
happened after 9/11," Paul said. "Immediately before there was any
assessment, there was glee in the administration because now we can
invade Iraq. So the war drums beat." Contra Paul, I don't think it's
fair to attribute "glee" to the Bush Administration. I presume even the
most Machiavellian among its officials were horrified by the attacks. It
is nevertheless true that longtime proponents of invading Iraq exploited
9/11 to urge a war. The Project for the New American Century is not a
conspiracy theory. Nor are quotes like this one, spoken by Newt Gingrich
on September 19, 2001: "If we don't use this as the moment to replace
Saddam after we replace the Taliban, we are setting the stage for
Vice President Dick Cheney certainly felt the same way.
Conservatives in general and National Review in particular are perfectly
within their rights to find Paul's views about blow-back,
non-interventionism, and the undue bellicosity of the establishment
wrongheaded, and to argue against his libertarian take on foreign
policy. In the editorial above, however, Paul's actual views are
egregiously obscured, and the editors seem to reach the transparently
absurd conclusion that the popularity his foreign policy message has
found is grounded in a conspiracy theory about 9/11 rather than
understandable disgust at the actual foreign policy decisions made in
response to it.
The evasive treatment of Paul's views and popularity is of a piece with
the general refusal among movement conservatives to logically rebut
critiques of American foreign policy made by libertarians and paleocons.
The crank card and the 9/11 card are often the extent of their response.
Dismissing the burgeoning number of Americans on the right who are
suspicious of interventionism and hawkishness is intellectually suspect
and unwise. A majority of Republicans now think that the Iraq War was a
mistake. The general non-interventionist impulse on the right has never
completely gone away. Paul is by no means the ideal vehicle for
non-interventionism. But insofar as he plays a significant role in the
GOP primary, it will be partly due to the fact that the legitimate
concerns he articulates are taken up by no other viable candidate. One
needn't be an ardent Paul supporter to suspect that National Review
would rather that no viable GOP candidate spoke up to challenge the
hawkish impulses on the elite right ."
"Did you know that Norway is one of the strongest economies in the world?
People in Norway certainly don’t. Norway is richer than Bahrain and, yet,
austerity measures are imposed on the Norwegian people with cuts in their
welfare system. In fact, Norway is one of the most expensive countries in the
world to live for food, housing, and general necessities.
Yet Norway has an estimated 3.1 trillion crowns in her Oil Foundation. That
equals more than 533 billion USD. That’s about 106,640 USD for each person in
Norway. Now, I'm not a number geek, but this is a lot.
Did they actually think that the Elite wouldn’t target this kind of money?
Think again. Well, the Matrix can't start a war on the grounds of
"implementing democracy" in Norway, because they kind of have one already (but
why again is there Royalty in democracies?), so they have to snatch it with
other strategies. So the money is placed in a construction called The
Government Pension Fund. Clever name, their Minister of Finance Sigbjoerg
Johnsen set it off about 15 years ago.
What has all this to do with the Crown Prince? A lot. At the Bilderberger
meeting he will find sweet, sweet relatives such as Queen Beatrix of Holland
-- who put the Royal in Royal Dutch Shell. Be-a-matrix, is one of the richest
people in the world, and has a heart for the people and countries she exploits
-- about as warm as an ice cream stand on the North Pole.
I really don’t know how the Matrix succeeded, especially in Scandinavia and
The European continent, to convince the public that Royalty doesn’t own a
nickel. That’s the opinion of the media and what is presented as truth to the
struggling public. In the UK they at least know (well some do) that The Queen
owns 1/6 of the planet's surface based land, that’s approx. worth
£17,600,000,000,000. And still she’s apparently so poor that she applies for
poverty help to shine up her palaces! In Denmark, where I live, we are not
granted insights into The Royal Family’s fortune -- that’s against the law.
Very democratic indeed. So I guess that Royalty has to be in on the scam one
way or another."
"Many factors help explain
official Britain's less-than-fraternal attitude toward the Jewish state,
but no such inventory would be complete without recalling the bad blood
spawned by the Mandate, particularly the violent struggle waged against
British rule by the Irgun and the underground group Lehi—Freedom
Fighters for Israel, or FFI, a/k/a the Stern Group or the Stern Gang.
Nations have interests; they also have long memories."
"Thus, over the 20th
century, the phenomenon of a separate Palestinian identity came into
existence. Its positive aspects were vague. Its core and bedrock was the
negative; "muqawama," or resistance—to the British, the Jews, Zionism,
and other Arabs. The Palestinian educational and cultural program became
committed to the proposition, as Fayyad put it, that Palestine and
Palestinians have existed from the "very beginning." In Hobsbawm's
terms, the notion of Palestinians as integrated with antiquity was a
tradition invented to imagine the Palestinian nation into being, provide
it with authenticity and legitimacy, and support its claim that there
was only one—Palestinian—nation, "from the river to the sea.""
"In the Middle East, the world’s
attention has been diverted by the threat of Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the
turmoil of the Arab Spring turning into winter in the Arab Muslim heartland.
However, another conflict is rapidly emerging over development of vast natural
gas fields offshore in the Levant Basin of the Eastern Mediterranean, which
could transform Israel into a major world energy producer and change the
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between their worse sins or otherwise, but it seems to some organizations that
they say much about others, but fail and refuse to upbraid themselves and their
members for their own sins...)
never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must also be
eastern. The West was Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy
is far older than any of her heresies."
- Blessed St. John
Maximovitch of Shanghai and San Francisco
The purpose for presenting this Daily News section:
Daily News is very important to those who are true Orthodox Catholic Christians.
For without knowing or gaining information for understanding about what is
happening in one's local area and around the world, you could find
yourself faced with denied services in the secular area, lack of income, even
(although it sounds far-fetched) ability to worship openly for the time is not
far off when all will have to decide if they wish to follow the Anti-Christ
through the One World Church and One World Government as prophesied by the
Apocalypse, the Book of Revelation of St. John or follow the faith delivered
once and for all which will cause for many to be denied the abilities to survive
under those kind of conditions, causing for one to consider other options.
Many of those who subscribe to, and some who have caused or are the cause for,
these things to happen are involved in or with the Roman Jurisdiction of the
Catholic Church (which is not the seat of all things "Catholic") as well as its
protestant daughters such as the cultic Jehovah's Witnesses, the Pentecostal
Churches, the Church of Latter Day Saints also known as the Mormon Church and
far too many more to list.
Yet, at this web site we do provide some of the reasons about why they are
opined to be the harbingers of that which is prophesied in Holy Scripture for
the bringing about of the End Times which we have already entered. It is
not necessarily their individual members or parishioners that should be blamed
since they are only the "Sheep" and not the Shepherds... So do not think we
castigate individual people of themselves as we castigate those "money changers"
who Jesus Christ chased out of His Father's House as the Bible Describes; for
they exist in these present times too.
Events are already rushing toward
that time in which this is beginning to happen and will become more fully
wide-spread. In these present times all you need to really do is look around
both your local and larger areas as to what is really on-going through.
Things so very little or miniscule that they are barely noticeable except to the
more informed observer may become apparent.
little things are the laws of the land, economics, politics, the degrading and
erosion of those rights and liberties afforded by the Constitution of these
United States of America and many other things such as the manner with which
entertainments have taken over much of the populace, entering into and becoming
a major focus in worship, and more.
We ask you,
if you don't want to believe us... Have you heard, seen or found what is termed
(of the many terms being used) that there are "holding areas" or "camps" or
"Closed/Fenced communities" being built by GOVERNMENT?
North America, especially in the United States of America, we must admit that
what Russia has come out of (a communistic, atheist country) we are entering
into. And one last thing that needs also to be understood... Something
very important to those of you who are "Catholic" in the Roman sense of its
jurisdiction.... And, we believe this also holds true for many who
are "Orthodox" whether "Eastern" or "Western"....
altering the Life and Teachings of
to accommodate the disease of Political
Jurisdiction (Latin Church = Vatican) of the Catholic Church)
breaking of - or failure and refusal to respect and abide by - the ancient
which leaves everything else open to God's gift of creativity... failure &
refusal to abide by and have respect for those who diligently protect one of the
other Pillars of the Church, the
but "Non-Denominational" also includes worshiping Satan's religion of
Islam by praying with them and other
such as 'Pentecostalism,'
any so-called church with "Community
in their nomenclature
and others who by their
false and misleading dogmas and doctrines
are actually against the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ upon whom and for
exacting reason we are called "Christian" in both spirit and truth from which
non-denominational protestant sectarian claimants have departed from as being
skilled spiritual father can help you!
cannot ride two horses or serve two masters for one of them will be harmed by
your thoughts, your very words and your actions which is to blaspheme the Holy
Ghost (Spirit) who will depart from you. And when the Holy Spirit departs,
the great deceiver (unbeknownst to you) will rush in to fill the void under
disguise of being the Holy Spirit! Testing of the Holy Spirit to insure it
is the Holy Spirit does not, for many a Sectarian Protestant and Roman, work
because the Great Deceiver (Satan) is most skilled in worming and snaking his
charms around your mind and heart to feign being the Holy Spirit.
Remember, Satan has the same gifts similar to the Holy Spirit but Satan's gifts
are UN-HOLY and lead all who accept him (unbeknownst to you) to perdition.
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never, never let anyone tell you that, in order to be Orthodox, you must also be
eastern. The West was Orthodox for a thousand years, and her venerable liturgy
is far older than any of her heresies."
- Blessed St.
Maximovitch of Shanghai and San Francisco
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