Controlling Commerce

Controlling Commerce   The second beast forces all people—important and unimportant, rich and poor, free and slaves—to be marked on their right hands or on their foreheads, so that no one may buy or sell unless he has the mark, which is the beast’s name or the number of its name. — Revelation 13:16–17 (ISV) This newsletter has been warning about a cashless society for some time, and now the theory is looking more like a reality. Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 19th October – 26th October – 2nd November 2015

Important News Headlines Christians Ordered to “Convert or Die” by ISIS Jihadis as they Declare a European Caliphate October 16, 2015 The Assyrian community in Gothenburg, Sweden are being tormented by the threats and police have now launched a probe. Markus Samuelsson was shocked after radicals covered his restaurant in the city with graffiti this week. They daubed the terror group’s logo alongside the disturbing phrases “convert and die” and Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 12th & 19th October 2015

Important News Headlines Violence intensifies in Jerusalem, West Bank, raising security concerns October 04, 2015 Violence intensified in Jerusalem and the West Bank on Sunday after Israelis were targeted in two stabbing attacks and a Palestinian was killed in a clash with Israeli troops, officials said. A Palestinian man stabbed and wounded an Israeli teenager in Jerusalem, just hours after another knife-wielding attacker killed an off-duty Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 7th & 14th September 2015

Important News Headlines Kuwait’s Hidden Terrorism Problem September 07, 2015 Dhari Al Jasmi, a Sunni resident of Kuwait City, rechecked his smartphone. Another terrorist organization had bombed another mosque in the Middle East, yet the Islamic State had achieved what few of Kuwait’s other enemies could since Iraq invaded more than 20 years ago — attack one of most stable countries in the Middle East. — War is Boring Assisted dying is Continue Reading

Homegrown Terror

Homegrown Terror   On Aug. 8, a Starkville, Mississippi couple were arrested over the weekend for conspiring and attempting to give material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – ISIL (now being called the Islamic State). Jaelyn Delshaun Young, 20 and Muhammad Oda Dakhlalla, 22, were charged with the crimes. They are being held without bond and are considered a flight risk. How Could This Happen? While many file Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 7th August 2015

Important News Headlines US Welcomes Iraqi Christian Refugees, with Jail Time August 07, 2015 *Some Iraqi Christians fleeing the Islamic State sought safety and freedom in America. But instead of being welcomed in as religious refugees, they were arrested and sent to a San Diego prison. The news comes despite the fact that 300,000 immigrants from Muslim countries were welcomed into the United States last year. — CBN News Protests over Continue Reading

China: Projection of Power

China: Projection of Power Reuters China made history in the last few months. In April, the Lin Yi, a guided missile frigate, spent a little over an hour in Yemen’s war-torn port of Aden before setting sail for Djibouti with 225 evacuees from 10 countries. The evacuees were greeted at the harbor by Djiboutian officials, the Chinese ambassador to Djibouti and other diplomats. Djiboutian Minister of Foreign Affairs Mahamoud Ali Youssouf Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 17th and 24th August 2015

Important News Headlines River In China Mysteriously Turns Bloody Red Overnight August 23, 2015 A waterway in eastern China has mysteriously turned a blood red color. Residents in Zhejiang province said the river looked normal at 5 a.m. Beijing time on Thursday morning. Within an hour, the entire river turned crimson. Residents also said a strange smell wafted through the air. “The really weird thing is that we have been able to catch fish Continue Reading

Important News Headlines – 2nd August 2015

U.S. to withdraw carrier from Gulf amid Obama budget cuts August 02, 2015 The United States’ air strike capabilities against Islamic State of Iraq and Levant (ISIL) may take a serious hit this fall as the U.S. will be without an aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf for the first time since 2007. — World Tribune Suicide attack hits Turkish troops August 02, 2015 Two Turkish soldiers have been killed and 31 wounded in a suicide attack by Continue Reading

The Internet of Lies

  Without wood, the fire goes out. Without a gossip, contention stops. Charcoal is to hot coals as wood is to fire; so also a quarrelsome man fuels strife. The words of a gossip are like delicate morsels; they sink down deep within. A clay vessel plated with a thin veneer of silver — that’s what smooth lips with a wicked heart are. — Proverbs 26:20–23, ISV A new information technology term coming into vogue is the “Internet of Continue Reading