Tag Archives: war

King Saul didn’t listen!

King Saul died here, and at an Amalekite's hand.

The Old Testament is filled with instructions from God that modern day philosophers find puzzling. This is symptomatic of man thinking that God and His ways have to make sense to our small and limited brains, when in fact God tells us that His ways are not our ways (Isa. 55:8). We often fail to understand that God sees all of history laid out before Him, while we only see a small slice of it during our lifetimes. So, when man decides to do what is right in his own eyes and not in God’s, at some point he usually finds himself in a maze of problems that could have been avoided had he only listened.

Congress, are you thinking?

Seal of the Islamic State. Is Obama their secret ally, sowing complacency to give this State time to build?

The people of America, Republicans, Independents and yes, even Democrats once again have been placed in future danger by this renegade government.  Yesterday the House of Representatives and the United States Senate voted to once again fund and arm terrorists who will in very short order, turn those weapons on Americans.

Second Amendment in N.J.

The Second Amendment is the reset button on the Constitution

It is time for the Executive and Legislative branches of New Jersey to adhere to the U.S. Constitution. No, it is long past the time.  For far too long we the citizens of the State of New Jersey have been victims of a progressive police state.  “We the People” are being denied the civil right to protect ourselves, our families and our property, as a direct result of unconstitutional behavior and legislation enacted by our elected and appointed officials.

The new anti-ethics

Obama, hypocrite in chief at the National Prayer Breakfast

Forty years ago last month, President Richard M. Nixon resigned his office. No American President had ever resigned before. None has done so since. Furthermore, several of Nixon’s men went to jail. And only because they lied about a third-rate burglary in a political rival’s office. The country had a strong sense of ethics then. (Or so we thought.) Where is that ethics today? Or has a new anti-ethics taken its place? A new moral code that rewards those who promise “bread and circuses,” and no one cares whether anyone in government lies or not?

Obama advising Islamic State?

Obama, hypocrite in chief at the National Prayer Breakfast

Jim Geraghty writes a daily newsletter for National Review. He calls it Morning Jolt. This morning he gave a “jolt” to his readers. He recalled a feature article in Sunday’s New York Times with interviews from several favored persons who sat down recently with de facto President Barack H. Obama. During that sit-down, Obama seemed to give free advice to the “Islamic State.” Does Barack Obama now let would-be new States consult him on how to run a war? If so, he might have given the Islamic State the best advice he could have given them, advice in keeping with their real goals. And that only compounds his treason.

Silk Road notes 2: trade

Silk Road caravan

This article continues the series about the Silk Road exhibit at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. As mentioned, the Silk Road exhibit betrays its name and deceives the visitors, individuals, schoolteachers and students who come to view it. Some of the visitors are of those cultures who made formidable contributions. Yet this exhibit omits or gives scant recognition to these contributions. This denies some viewers the knowledge and sense of pride they might otherwise have, if they could learn their heritage contributed to the growth of civilization along the early trade routes. For instance, this Islamic presentation allowed about 20% credit to the Chinese, where the Silk Road began.

Silk Road notes 1: silk

Silk Road caravan

An exhibit, “1001 Inventions” is now showing worldwide, and what appears to be a small section, regarding the Silk Road, is on display at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. The larger professes to be a revelation of a thousand years of scientific and cultural achievements by the Muslim world, with a nod to the various faiths and cultures that contributed. However, these faiths and cultures were victims of Muslim jihadists, those who followed in the footsteps of Mohammed and invaded the non-Muslim world over 1400 years – beheaded, slaughtered, raped, plundered, and took ownership of the creativity and advancements made by the besieged, converted survivors.

Ted Cruz stands for Israel

How should Israel feel about trusting Putin's Bitch?

Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) had to take a stand recently. He spoke to a group and mentioned Israel as America’s ally. Some attendees shouted him down, and he walked away. But what should infuriate any true Christian is: the group was a nominally Christian group.

ISIS v. ISIL: does it matter?

Seal of the Islamic State. Is Obama their secret ally, sowing complacency to give this State time to build?

To most Americans, Obama’s use of the term ISIL instead of ISIS is a bit curious. It is widely acknowledged that ISIS stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria while ISIL stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant. But is the difference in the acronyms harmless or do they represent a hidden and sinister message?

Egypt offers Sinai lands?

Flag of Egypt. What happened in Egypt is a metaphor for American policy failures in the Middle East.

A disputed report suggests the president of Egypt made to the Palestinians the most generous offer anyone could have imagined. If he did make such an offer Mahmoud Abbas refused. (The foreign ministry of Egypt denies the report.) Such an offer would be a little difficult for Israel to accept. It would be even more difficult for the Palestinians to refuse, if they want peace as they say.