Tuesday, February 17, 2009
12 And the ten horns (NATIONS) which thou sawest are ten kings, which have received no kingdom as yet; but receive power as kings one hour with the beast.
13 These have one mind, and shall give their power and strength unto the beast.
1 And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.
2 And I saw, and behold a white horse:(PEACE) and he that sat on him had a bow;(EU DICTATOR) and a crown was given unto him:(PRESIDENT OF THE EU) and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.(MILITARY GENIUS)
1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.(THE EU AND ITS DICTATOR IS GODLESS)
2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.(DICTATOR COMES FROM NEW AGE OR OCCULT)
3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death;(MURDERERD) and his deadly wound was healed:(COMES BACK TO LIFE) and all the world wondered after the beast.(THE WORLD THINKS ITS GOD IN THE FLESH, MESSIAH TO ISRAEL)
4 And they worshipped the dragon (SATAN) which gave power unto the beast:(JEWISH EU DICTATOR) and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him?(FALSE RESURRECTION,SATAN BRINGS HIM TO LIFE)
5 And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months.(GIVEN WORLD CONTROL FOR 3 1/2YRS)
6 And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God,(HES A GOD HATER) to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.(HES A LIBERAL OR DEMOCRAT,WILL PUT ANYTHING ABOUT GOD DOWN)
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints,(BEHEAD THEM) and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.(WORLD DOMINATION)
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.(WORLD DICTATOR)
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
10 He that leadeth into captivity shall go into captivity: he that killeth with the sword must be killed with the sword. Here is the patience and the faith of the saints.(SAVED CHRISTIANS AND JEWS DIE FOR THEIR FAITH AT THIS TIME,NOW WE ARE SAVED BY GRACE BUT DURING THE 7 YEARS OF HELL ON EARTH, PEOPLE WILL BE PUT TO DEATH (BEHEADINGS) FOR THEIR BELIEF IN GOD (JESUS) OR THE BIBLE.
26 And after threescore and two weeks shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come (ROMANS IN AD 70) shall destroy the city and the sanctuary;(ROMANS DESTROYED THE 2ND TEMPLE) and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.
27 And he( EU ROMAN, JEWISH DICTATOR) shall confirm the covenant with many for one week:( 7 YEARS) and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease,( 3 1/2 YRS) and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
THE EU DICTATOR
1 And I saw when the Lamb opened one of the seals, and I heard, as it were the noise of thunder, one of the four beasts saying, Come and see.
2 And I saw, and behold a white horse: and he that sat on him had a bow; and a crown was given unto him: and he went forth conquering, and to conquer.(THIS IS THE EU DICTATOR)
1 And I stood upon the sand of the sea, and saw a beast rise up out of the sea, having seven heads and ten horns, and upon his horns ten crowns, and upon his heads the name of blasphemy.(7 HEADS ARE THE 7TH WORLD EMPIRE IN HISTORY (THE EU) AS WELL AS THE VATICAN WHICH IS BUILT ON 7 HILLS. 10 HORNS ARE 10 KINGS THAT ARISE FROM THE EU, THEN #11 COMES ON THE SCENE BECOMES THE HEAD OF 3 OUNTRIES AND THEN THE EU DICTATOR, COMES FROM 1 OF THE 3 COUNTRIES THAT RULE FOR THIS TERM. I BELIEVE THE 3 COUNTRIES RULING AT THE TIME ARE SPAIN AND 2 OF THE ORIGINAL 6 THAT STARTED THE EU. FROM 1 OF THESE 3 COUNTRIES COME THE FUTURE EU DICTATOR PRESIDENT OF THE EUROPEAN UNION WHO GUARENTEES ISRAELS SECURITY FOR A LAND FOR PEACE 7 YEAR TREATY.
2 And the beast which I saw was like unto a leopard, and his feet were as the feet of a bear, and his mouth as the mouth of a lion: and the dragon gave him his power, and his seat, and great authority.(THE JEWISH EU DICTATOR GETS HIS POWER FROM SATAN,HE COMES FROM THE OCCULT).
3 And I saw one of his heads as it were wounded to death; and his deadly wound was healed: and all the world wondered after the beast.(THE DICTATOR HAS A FALSE RESURRECTION. JUST LIKE JESUS HAD A LITERAL RESURRECTION THIS DICTATOR GETS MURDERED AT THE 3 1/2 YR MARK OF THR 7 YEAR TREATY AND COMES BACK TO LIFE. THIS IS HOW HE CAN CLAIM TO BE GOD AND GET AWAY WITH IT AND CONTROL THE WHOLE EARTH.
7 And it was given unto him to make war with the saints, and to overcome them: and power was given him over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations.
8 And all that dwell upon the earth shall worship him, whose names are not written in the book of life of the Lamb slain from the foundation of the world.
9 If any man have an ear, let him hear.
16 And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:
36 And the king shall do according to his will;(EU PRESIDENT) and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
37 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers,(THIS EU DICTATOR IS A EUROPEAN JEW) nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.
38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces:(HES A MILITARY GINIUS) and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
39 Thus shall he do in the most strong holds (CONTROL HEZBOLLAH,AL-QUAIDA MURDERERS ETC) with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many,(HIS ARMY LEADERS) and shall divide the land for gain.
40 And at the time of the end shall the king of the south(EGYPT) push at him:(EU DICTATOR PROTECTING ISRAELS SECURITY) and the king of the north(RUSSIA) shall come against him like a whirlwind, with chariots, and with horsemen, and with many ships; and he shall enter into the countries, and shall overflow and pass over.
EUROPEAN UNION ARMY
23 Thus he said, The fourth beast (EU,REVIVED ROME) shall be the fourth kingdom upon earth,(7TH WORLD EMPIRE) which shall be diverse from all kingdoms, and shall devour the whole earth, and shall tread it down, and break it in pieces.(TRADING BLOCKS)
24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings(10 NATIONS) that shall arise: and another shall rise after them;(#11 SPAIN) and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.( BE HEAD OF 3 NATIONS)
25 And he (EU PRESIDENT) shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time.(3 1/2 YRS)
23 And in the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king (EU DICTATOR) of fierce countenance, and understanding dark sentences,(FROM THE OCCULT) shall stand up.
24 And his power shall be mighty, but not by his own power:(SATANS POWER) and he shall destroy wonderfully, and shall prosper, and practise, and shall destroy the mighty and the holy people.
25 And through his policy also he shall cause craft to prosper in his hand; and he shall magnify himself in his heart, and by peace shall destroy many: he shall also stand up against the Prince of princes;(JESUS) but he shall be broken without hand.
36 And the king (EU DICTATOR) shall do according to his will; and he shall exalt himself, and magnify himself above every god, and shall speak marvellous things against the God of gods, and shall prosper till the indignation be accomplished: for that that is determined shall be done.
37 Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers,(THIS EU DICTATOR IS JEWISH) nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all.(CLAIM TO BE GOD)
38 But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces:(WAR) and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things.
39 Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god,(DESTROY TERROR GROUPS) whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many,(HIS ARMY LEADERS) and shall divide the land for gain.
19 And I saw the beast,(EU LEADER) and the kings of the earth, and their armies, gathered together to make war against him that sat on the horse,(JESUS) and against his army.(THE RAPTURED CHRISTIANS)
THE EU DICTATOR AND FALSE POPE WILL BE WORKING CLOSELY TOGETHER IN THE FUTURE.
NEW AGE WORLD RELIGION PARTS 1 TO 7
ONE WORLD RELIGION AND GOVERNMENT
WORLD PROPHECY PREDICTION HAPPENINGS
DANIEL CHAPTER 2 WORLD EMPIRES AND (EU)
DANIEL CHAPTER 7 WORLD EMPIRES AND (EU)
DANIEL CHAPTERS 8 (THE EU DICTATOR)
DANIEL CHAPTER 9 (ISRAELS HISTORY AND DICTATORS RULE)
DANIEL CHAPTER 11 (WARS THE DICTATOR WINS)
2 THESSALONIANS 2 (THE DICTATOR REVEALED TO EARTH AND WHAT HE DOES)
REV 6:1-2 (EU DICTATOR)
REV 13:1-10 (EU DICTATOR) 11-18 (EU FALSE PROPHET)
REV 17:1-18 (VATICAN FALSE CHURCH AND POPE)
WOW THE OTHER DAY WHEN I HAD THE FIRST STORY ON MY SITE ABOUT SARKOZY WANTING BLAIR TO BE 1ST EU PRESIDENT I NEVER KNEW THAT BLAIR WAS INTO THE NEW AGE OCCULT (IF THESE ALLIGATIONS) ARE TRUE TONY BLAIR IS A LEGITAMITE PERSON THAT COULD BE THE FUTURE DICTATOR AS THE FUTURE DICTATOR WILL BE A NEW AGE OCCULTIST SECRETLY.
TONY BLAIR JOINED THE CATHOLIC CHURCH. THE FUTURE EU WORLD DICTATOR WILL BE WORKING CLOSELY WITH THE VATICAN DURING THE 7 YEAR TRIBULATION PERIOD OF DANIEL 9:27. AND TONY BLAIR IS HEAVILY INVOLVED IN THE ISRAEL - ARAB PEACE PROCESS.
I JUST BELIEVE THE EU WORLD DICTATOR HAS TO BE A JEW, SO IF IT SOMEHOW COMES OUT THAT TONY BLAIRS PARENTS WERE SECRETLY JEWS AND TONY BLAIR IS JEWISH,HES RIGHT IN THEIR FOR THE FUTURE DICTATOR. ONLY TIME WILL TELL.THE RAPTURE OCCURS BEFORE THE DICTATOR IS REVEALED TO THE EARTH BUT IF THESE STORIES ARE NOT JUST LIES I GOT HERE THEN TONY BLAIR IS A CANDIDATE FOR THE CHARISMATIC EU WORLD DICTATOR.
Nicolas Sarkozy battling to get Tony Blair EU presidency February 10, 2009 — Stefan Fobes. President Blair: Former PM set to become EU chief as Sarkozy battles to win him the post 2.8.09 / Simon Walters & Peter Allen / Daily Mail
Tony Blair is poised to become the first President of Europe after it was confirmed that French leader Nicolas Sarkozy is determined to help him win the post.A senior aide to President Sarkozy told a private gathering of senior British and French politicians that he is to tell fellow EU leaders that Mr Blair is the only man who can help Europe stand up to the rest of the world.The remark by Alain Minc, a key member of Mr Sarkozy’s inner circle, is the second French blow to Gordon Brown’s standing in two days, coming after Mr Sarkozy said Mr Brown’s decision to combat the recession by cutting VAT was a mistake.Helpful friend: Nicolas Sarkozy wants Tony Blair to become the first EU President.Mr Minc, a political wheeler-dealer, entrepreneur and TV show host, was attending a meeting last month of the Franco British Colloque, a high-powered discussion group of British and French politicians, civil servants and opinion-formers.Members are under orders not to reveal the confidential discussions, but The Mail on Sunday has established that Mr Minc used the meeting to win support for Mr Sarkozy’s campaign to ensure Mr Blair becomes the President of Europe.The role is due to be created next year – but only if the EU’s controversial Lisbon Treaty is ratified in the autumn by Ireland and the Czech Republic, the two EU countries which have so far refused to do so.Mr Minc told the gathering, which was also attended by French Prime Minister Francois Fillon: When the Lisbon Treaty is ratified, Europe will move into a new phase. Europe will need a strong leader and Nicolas Sarkozy will nominate Tony Blair for the position.Mr Minc explained why Mr Sarkozy was determined to overcome opposition to Mr Blair from a handful of EU leaders, notably German chancellor Angela Merkel.
He said: We have to unite and say to Mrs Merkel that we cannot afford not to have Tony Blair, who will be a strong figurehead, is entirely respected around the world and will be a commanding leader at the helm of Europe.Mr Minc has been described by one commentator as France’s Peter Mandelson. Indeed, his AM Conseil consultancy has employed Lord Mandelson as an adviser in the past and the two are members of the Policy Network think-tank.Respected: Barack Obama watches Mr Blair speak in Washington last week.The conference took place in Versailles, days after Mr Blair visited Paris to chair a conference for Mr Sarkozy on the economic crisis, in what was seen as the latest part of a charm offensive to boost his chances of winning the EU presidency.Mr Blair paid glowing tribute to Mr Sarkozy’s recent performance in the rotating EU presidency, saying: ‘Under his leadership, Europe looked as if it were acting in concert.Mr Blair was referred to as Prime Minister Blair throughout – Mr Brown was not even invited.The post of President of the EU’s Council of Ministers will replace the current system under which the EU nations on a six-monthly basis. Supporters say it is the only way to give the presidency rotates among EU a strong voice.Critics claim it is another step on the road to a European superstate.
Publicly, Mr Blair says he is not campaigning for a job which does not even exist.
Privately, friends say he would relish it.Likewise, in public Mr Brown’s advisers say he is relaxed about the prospect.Privately, they admit it is a nightmare which would further diminish his status.Overshadowed: Mr Brown’s aides say Mr Blair’s appointment would be a nightmare.Mr Minc was not the only person at the conference to make provocative remarks about President Blair.Work and Pensions Secretary James Purnell, tipped to succeed Mr Brown as Labour leader, is in hot water after apparently backing the idea.Asked if Mr Blair was the right man for the job, Mr Purnell said: We need someone who is a world-respected statesman, has experience of being involved in intractable international issues like the Irish peace process, and, while being on the Centre Left, understands how the markets work and sparkles with charisma…As Mr Purnell, a close ally of Mr Blair, paused for effect, there were gasps from some in the audience who realised they were meant to think he was referring to Mr Brown’s predecessor.He then added: which is why I nominate Bill Clinton.The joke was not lost on fellow guests, who knew that, as an American, Mr Clinton is not eligible.A spokesman for Mr Purnell said: It was an after-dinner gag. He did not endorse Mr Blair.
Tony Blair turns Catholic in private ceremony By Patrick Hennessy and Jonathan Wynne-Jones Last Updated: 1:55AM GMT 24 Dec 2007
Tony Blair had declined to discuss his faith while he was prime minister
Tony Blair has caused fresh controversy by converting to Roman Catholicism less than six months after leaving office.The former prime minister ended years of speculation by being received into the Church in a private ceremony celebrated by Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor at Westminster.His wife Cherie, who, like the couple's four children, is already a Catholic, was her husband's sponsor on Friday night.The timing and manner of Mr Blair's conversion attracted criticism. Anti-abortion campaigners said they would contact Mr Blair, now the West's Middle East peace envoy, to demand whether he had repented of his anti-life position. Mr Blair has voted in the Commons in favour of allowing abortion - contrary to the declared position of the Catholic Church. He has also backed Sunday trading - again in opposition to the Church.Mr Blair approached Cardinal Murphy-O'Connor in the spring with a view to joining the Church, The Sunday Telegraph has learned. Catholic sources said Mr Blair would have had to attend confession in the days leading up to his reception into the Church, in order to seek pardon for his sins. That may have involved decisions in his 10 years in power, such as leading Britain into war with Iraq in 2003.Ann Widdecombe, the Tory MP who converted to Catholicism in 1993, spoke out about Mr Blair's delay in following the same path. Commentators claim he would have converted years earlier were it not for his position as prime minister.
LINKS TO THE STORIES IN THIS STORY
Blair revelations reiterate elite occult obsession Remember the Aztec Re-birthing rituals and channeling the light? Steve Watson | September 21 2005
This week's revelations in the London Independent about the obsessive new age activities of the Blairs reveal nothing new but serve to reiterate how our leaders are fascinated by bizarre practices, odd ceremonies and rituals that any right minded person would find eerily occultist, certainly beyond the level an elected so called Christian leader should be engaging in.Witchcraft and nail clippings: the weird world of Cherie Blair? Read the Independent article here.Such was the eyebrow-raising nature of the claims made in Tony And Cherie, A Special Relationship that Downing Street issued a forthright denial. Writes the Independent.So the Blairs are contending that all these claims are simply false, which is surprising given that in the past many mainstream media outlets have reported on their engagement in strange practices, were those all made up too? Among the milder activities Cherie Blair is said to have taken jars of her own and her husband's hair and nail clippings to health guru who dowsed the jars by waving a pendulum over them to detect poisons and blockages that could affect the Blairs.Supposedly the guru told Cherie Blair that his pendulum could tell her when it was a good time or bad time to make major decisions.According to encyclopedia site Everything2.com, the pendulum ...has been used for centuries in fortune-telling and as an occult device for communicating with spirits and ghosts. The seemingly spontaneous swings or rotations of the pendulum are seen as coded signals from the World Beyond.
Of course, this is not the first time we have heard of the Blairs' penchant for making major decisions via bizarre practices. In 2004 the London Times reported on the fact that Tony Blair had made political decisions based on new age readings of a hidden force called The Light.Whether the term The Light does or does not represent Lucifer, as it is commonly known, is an afterthought. The fact that The Prime Minister of Britain, who has made the call to partake in multiple armed conflicts around the world since 1997, makes political decisions by channeling anything is beyond the pale.The new Book also reveals how Cherie Blair has borrowed a practice from white witchcraft and on a regular basis casts a circle, a deeply symbolic act in magic, to create sacred space.Another revelation details how Blair himself always keeps a gray velvet pouch in his breast pocket. It contains a small piece of red ribbon and a piece of rolled up paper. Even his closest advisors do not know its significance, but he cannot operate without it. In 2001 The London Observer (5th Paragraph), the London Times (2nd story) and the Edmonton Journal among others reported on the Blair family holiday on the Mexican Riviera, during which the Prime Minister and his wife went through a hybrid New Age/Mayan rebirthing ritual.The Blairs stood outside a brick pyramid on the hotel's grounds and bowed toward each point of the compass while chanting to each of the four winds. The Pyramid and the compass are of course both ancient elite symbols that have been adopted by secret societies such as the Freemasons in more recent times.They then moved around the outside of the pyramid, one façade at a time, praying first to the Mayan symbols of the sun and baby lizards, signifying spring and childhood. They then prayed to another wall, on which a bird was painted, representing adolescence, summer and freedom. One a third was a crab for maturity and autumn, and finally a serpent for winter and transformation. Before emerging from the pyramid, the Blairs were instructed to give voice to their hopes and fears and then undergo a rebirth. This involved smearing each other with Mayan fruits and mud and exiting a womb in the pyramid whilst violently screaming.
This all sounds bizarre and incredible, you couldn't make it up. Yet we have seen again and again how elite figures are obsessed with these kinds of activities. We have a full archive and Alex has infiltrated and made a full length feature film on the occult rituals that take place on an annual basis at the elite hideaway at the Bohemian Grove. The Grove is a private 2,700 acre redwood retreat on the Russian River in Sonoma County, California. Described as the Greatest Men's Party on Earth, the members of the Bohemian Club and international elites have been gathering in their redwoods for over 100 years. Regular visitors include the Bushes, Henry Kissinger, Colin Powell, Newt Gingrich, whilst past luminaries have included Former Presidents Regan and Nixon, together BEFORE they had even taken office.Nixon is even on record questioning the activities at the Grove, making reference to the debase, decadent attitude as well as the homosexual activity there.The most famous ritual that occurs at the Grove every year is the Symbolic Pagan Worship of Molech–the god of Child Sacrifice. A bound effigy is burned in a Cremation of Care ceremony under a 40ft Stone Owl. Remember that political figureheads from around the world attend this sacrifice ceremony. German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder wrote of his fondness for the Grove ceremonies in his Biography Men and Power. If your neighbours were doing this in their back yard wouldn't you be slightly concerned? These people are making decisions that have global repercussions.A copy of a Bohemian Grove Play we obtained reiterates the obsession of the place with worship of mystical entities and rebirth, as well as hate and death.Those in the play who have renounced goodness and love worship The Great Hate Chief who rules with iron fist and without conscience. The Great Hate Chief becomes embroiled in a struggle with forces of goodness and conscience that reside beyond the Grove.On the reverse of the 1914 publication appears the ancient Swastika symbol, which was later adopted by the German National Socialist Party under Hitler.
Swastika is a compound of su -- a particle meaning auspicious,blessed,virtuous,beautiful,and rightly; and astika derived from the verb-root as -- to be; hence that which is blessed and excellent.The Swastika is a very archaic and sacred symbol which can be found in the religious relics of every ancient nation, for it depicts the whole story of the cosmos and man, their contrasting dual aspects, the four directions of space, the revolution of worlds, cyclic progression, and the union of spirit and matter at the heart of things. In H. P. Blavatsky's words: Within its mystical precincts lies the master-key which opens the door of every science, physical as well as spiritual. It symbolizes our human existence, for the circle of life circumscribes the four points of the cross, which represent in succession birth, life, death, and IMMORTALITY. -- The Secret Doctrine,II, 556-7 As such it's also the sign of the circular movement, the sign of rebirth. It also signifies those who knew about reincarnation (Samsara), who spread all over the world and where they stayed they exerted their influence.
The Elite seem to be obsessed with the idea of rebirth and everlasting cycles, both ancient Pagan themes.At the beginning of the twentieth century, the swastika was a common symbol of German nationalism and could be found in a multitude of places such as the emblem for the Wandervogel, a German youth movement; on Joerg Lanz von Liebenfels' antisemitic periodical Ostara; on various Freikorps units; and as an emblem of the Thule Society. The Thule society was The German Brotherhood of Death Society. Adolf Hitler joined this society in 1919, becoming an adept under the leadership of Dietrich Eckhart. The US branch of this Brotherhood of Death is known as Skull and Bones, members of which include Both Bushes and recent Democratic nominee John kerry. Skull and Bones itself is an offshoot of the Bohemian Grove.We have covered reports in the mainstream media over the years that have exposed the bizarre occult initiation rituals that Skull and Bones members have to go through. Such rituals include lying naked in coffins, mock throat slitting and screaming THE HANGMAN EQUALS DEATH! THE DEVIL EQUALS DEATH! DEATH EQUALS DEATH!
This obsession with the occult and death is a running theme. Clearly our so called leaders have a taste for this kind of thing that runs much deeper than some sort of new age mumbo jumbo curiosity. Going back to the Blairs, why would they deny all such activities on their part should it just be new age experimentation? It seems that with absolute power comes an urge to tap into the dark side of humanity and any kind of underworld that lies beyond. It is therefore not surprising that our so called leaders and decision makers that have led us into a period of intense conflict and disharmony around the world are the same people who pander to and in many cases engage in such dark occult activities.Blair made political decisions based on new age reading of a hidden force called The Light London Times | March 8 2004.In light of the damaging revelations of Blair's former business partner, Peter Foster, the Times of London today reported on Foster's allegations of the nature of Blair's relationship with his former style guru,Carole Caplin.
The article stated,
Foster also claims Blair phoned Caplin on returning from a visit to George W Bush in April 2002. She told me Tony said that war against Iraq was inevitable.In the article in Vanity Fair, Foster claims that when Blair has had clashes with Gordon Brown he has sought advice from Caplin, who got her mother Sylvia to do a new age reading involving a hidden force called The Light. Foster said: Tony would call and Carole would say, I'll ask mum to channel on this and ring you back. Then she'd call back and say, You must not confront him on this. Now isn't the right time.,The revelation that Blair channelled the light (Lucifer?) and based political decisions on it is unsurprising in light of the past history of world leaders' fascination with the occult.
Popping the questionsLove, lies, war and corruption... do you really know what went on in 2002? Nick Cohen guardian.co.uk, Sunday 29 December 2002 01.04 GMT
In the interval between the war against terrorism and the war against Iraq, we've had to find what diversions we can in the collapse of global capitalism and unchecked political corruption and religious mania. The following questions are meant to test your attention levels. A score of fewer than 5 means, I'm afraid, that you are banned from reading The Observer and sentenced to listen to The Moral Maze for the rest of your life. Ten or higher is more than creditable. The only possible way to get full marks is to have your paper marked by an A-Level exam board.
The Age of Miracles
1 Which company chairman bankrolled Republicans, Democrats, Blairites and Tories and then told the San Diego Union-Tribune : I believe in God and I believe in free markets... Jesus was a freedom lover, he wanted people to have the freedom to make choices?
2 Did he really add that he expected to go to heaven because God would see my total life as a businessman, the way I treated people, the opportunities I've created for people and the standards of living that have been impacted for the better?
3 According to Jack Temple, Cherie Blair's homeopathic dowser healer, the leaves of which plant allow the lame to walk, the barren to conceive and the sad to smile if, and only if, they capture the healing energies of the stars by being planted within the boundaries of his allegedly neolithic stone circle at West Byfleet near Woking?
4 With Christmas over many readers will be planning to imitate the Blairs by visiting the fake Aztec pyramid in the grounds of the Mamora Hotel on Mexico's Caribbean coast. After you and your companion have stripped down to your swimming costumes and gazed on the shapes of phantom animals in the steam, what should you smear each other with before emitting a primal scream of psychic rebirth?
5 Which ally of George Bush accepted the mythical Israeli claim to Palestine when he declared I'm content to have Israel grab the entire West Bank?
6 How much space did a senior American politician's endorsement of the creation of Israeli Lebensraum receive in the American press?
7 The state television of which moderate Arab country is educating viewers by presenting them a serialisation of Jewish plans to rule the world, as revealed in the anti-Semitic forgery, the Protocols of the Elders of Zion?
8 According to a poll for the Today programme, what percentage of British Muslims believe that an al-Qaeda attack on Britain would be justified?
9 What did Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a Dutch citizen and Muslim adviser to the country's Labour Party, have to do after she said orthodox Islam covered up wife-beating child abuse and other assaults on women?
10 Which pious British politician said Christian fundamentalists produced very good exam results and therefore must be allowed to continue to teach creationism at the state-financed Emmanuel City Technology College in Gateshead?
Orders of Merit
11 Which British social reformer who died this year invented the concept of 'the meritocracy' in a 1958 dystopian fantasy about the rise of an insufferably smug elite which believes their advancement comes from their own merits' and tolerates no block on the rewards they arrogate to themselves?
12 How did this co-author of the 1945 Labour Manifesto respond to the spectacle of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown declaring themselves meritocrats and accepting grievous inequality without a bleat?
13 The basic salary of a trained fire officer is £21,000. To the nearest year, for how many years would a fire officer have to save the lives of others before he earned: (i) The £754,000 salary and benefits of Paul Dacre, the editor-in-chief of the Mail newspapers which condemned the fat cat pay of Andy Gilchrist, the leader of the Fire Brigades Union?(ii) The £14.7 million in Associated Press shares Dacre will receive in 2008 if the papers maintain their performance? (iii) The £500,000 the Blairs spent on two flats for their son at the very moment they were denouncing fire-fighters as wreckers?(iv) The £157.7m Britain's highest paid executive, Philip Green of BHS, collected in 2002? (Reminder: No calculators allowed in this exam, children.)
14 In 2002 Gavyn Davies, the chairman of the BBC governors, denounced those who criticised the corporation's flight from public-service standards as southern, white and middle-class' elitists. To the nearest £10m or so how much did this ragged-trousered and furnace-scarred tribune of the slum-towns' ethnic yoof make when his partnership in the Goldman Sachs investment bank was sold?
15 Lakshmi Mittal, an Indian businessman, gave £125,000 to New Labour. Tony Blair lobbied to win his steel company a £300m contract in Romania. This appeared to be an open-and-shut case of corruption. Blair maintained, however, that he had done nothing wrong because the company was British. All he had done was work the phones to protect British jobs. (i) In which country is Mittal's LMN steel company registered for tax purposes? (ii) How many of LMN's 125,000 workers are employed in Britain? (iii) What was LMN's American arm lobbying George Bush to do?
16 The Tory peer Lord Wakeham was on the Enron board. His tasks included approving the accounts of a company which was about to go bust in one of the biggest frauds in capitalist history and offering advice on how to handle the media. He was also chairman of the Press Complaints Commission. In addition, Blair made him chairman of the Royal Commission on the future of the House of Lords which told a grateful PM the British didn't deserve an elected second chamber. How many other directorships did His Lordship enjoy before his disgrace?
17 How did Tony Blair respond to George Bush's signing of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act earlier this year which required executives and auditors to submit honest accounts?
Liberty For and Against
18 Apologists for al-Qaeda have argued that mass murders were inchoate protests against US-inspired genocide from Vietnam to Chile. American authorisation of Indonesia's invasion of East Timor was mentioned repeatedly. How did al-Qaeda let the comrades down when it gave its reasons for supporting the massacre of Australians in Bali?
19 Which novelist wrote in his account of how Stalin was a very wicked man that the noise of his baby daughter crying had forced him to call for the nanny? (The sounds she was making, I said unsmilingly to my wife on her return, would not have been out of place in the deepest cellars of the Butyrki Prison in Moscow during the Great Terror.)
20 Which left-wing Labour MP denounces sanctions against Iraq now it is Britain's and America's enemy but called for no trade, no aid, no deals with the fascist Saddam in 1988 when Iraq was Britain's and America's friend?
21 Who condemned the Human Rights Act because it encouraged people to take up causes which will make the pursuit of a sane, civilised and ordered existence ever more difficult?
22 Isn't he meant to keep his nose out of politics?
23 Which ferocious journalist responded to the rise of the neo-Nazi British National Party by ignoring all evidence of the party's criminality and contenting himself with the following interrogation? Interviewer: Mr Griffin, let me ask you a simple question: if one of your children fell in love with a Muslim or an Asian, what would you do? Griffin (leader of the BNP): I would be very unhappy about it because I do see two very different lives with their own heritage and their own culture being destroyed. Interviewer (turning into Gwyneth Paltrow): Do you think that's a greater consideration than the fact that they might be in lurv?
24 How many of the 11 Arabs interned after 11 September without trial or charge have managed to confound David Blunkett's assertions that they are terrorists despite their denial of basic legal rights?
1 Kenneth Lay of Enron 2 Yes 3 The strawberry 4 Melon, papaya and mud 5 Dick Armey, Republican leader in the House of Representatives 6 Scarcely a paragraph 7 Egypt 8 Eight per cent 9 Run for her life 10 Blair 11 (Lord) Michael Young 12 I have been sadly disappointed 13 (i) 36; (ii) 700; (iii) 24; (iv) 7,510 14 Estimates vary between £100m and £170 million so you ought to have got this one 15 (i) The Dutch Antilles; (ii) 100; (iii) Keep British steel out of the US 16 18 17 He lobbied Bush to exempt UK companies 18 Australia was being punished for its despicable effort to liberate East Timor from Indonesian rule 19 Martin Amis 20 Jeremy Corbyn 21 Prince Charles 22 I thought so too 23 Jeremy Paxman 24 Two so far.
Witchcraft and nail clippings: the weird world of Cherie Blair? London Independent/Cahal Milmo | September 20 2005
Even by the standards of the alternative therapies said to be used by Cherie Blair, submitting her husband's toenail clippings to a health guru's pendulum is taking her alleged New Age obsession to a higher level. Mrs Blair, a human rights lawyer, has long been the subject of claims about her fondness for weird and wonderful treatments, ranging from a Mayan rebirthing ceremony to eating strawberry leaves to cure swollen ankles.But a book published yesterday about the Blairs has taken tales of odd practices inside the prime ministerial household to new extremes.Such was the eyebrow-raising nature of the claims made in Tony And Cherie, A Special Relationship that Downing Street issued a forthright denial.The book, written by Paul Scott, a journalist, uses alleged conversations with members of the couple's entourage to paint a picture of Mrs Blair as ambitious and intelligent but in the thrall of a series of bizarre practices. Among the techniques said to be employed by Mrs Blair was to take jars containing hair and nail clippings belonging to herself and her husband to Jack Temple, a retired market gardener turned health guru.Temple, who died in 2004, is claimed to have dowsed the jars by waving a pendulum over them to detect poisons and blockages that could affect the Blairs.
Quoting a number of unnamed Blair court insiders, the book claims: Temple told Cherie that his pendulum could tell her when it was a good time or bad time to make major decisions.The author, who also makes lurid claims about the Blairs' sex life, said he had written the book because of the way the couple had sought to portray themselves in the public eye.Scott, who has written for the Daily Mail, said: The Blairs have sold themselves as a ... sort of celebrity couple. It is important that in the face of this carefully-constructed image we know what goes on behind the scenes.The couple's relationship with Carole Caplin, the former glamour model turned lifestyle adviser, is also revisited in the book, which claims that Ms Caplin personally bathed Mrs Blair as part of her service.Scott also claims that Mrs Blair has been locked in a feud with the Princess Royal since they first met in the wake of Labour's election victory in 1997.The Prime Minister's wife is alleged to have said: Do call me Cherie, to which the Princess is said to have replied: Actually, let's not go that way; let's stick to Mrs Blair.When they met again a few years later, the Princess is claimed to have turned her back on Mrs Blair, prompting her to remark: That bitch completely blanked me.Downing Street has reversed its usual policy of silence on the Blairs' private life to rubbish the claims. A spokeswoman said: This is a mixture of recycled gossip and pure fantasy; in particular the remarks about Mrs Blair and the Royal Family, which are totally untrue.
Tony Blair addresses Obama's first annual National Prayer Breakfast
By staff writers 5 Feb 2009 Array
Tony Blair was invited to deliver the keynote speech to the annual National Prayer Breakfast, President Obams first, in Washington DC this morning. [The full text follows]President Obama also announced the creation of an Advisory Council on Faith, and is naming Joshua DuBois (who ran the faith-based outreach efforts for his candidature) to head a renamed White House Office for Faith Based and Neighbourhood Partnerships. The Associated Press reports that the president will also today ask for a legal review of the White House faith-based office before deciding whether to allow federally funded religious groups to hire only their own.Obama is an active Christian, but also honours his Muslim and atheist family members. His inauguration address affirmed a mixed belief society, but also gave recognition to non-believers for the first time in such a speech. He favours a clear separation of church and state, but also sees a need to engage faith groups on his social agenda and in the area of public service. Ex British PM Tony Blair chose the occasion to speak about his own Foundation, the issue of religion in the world and the Middle East peace process in his address.In a personal talk, he referred to religion as a source of so much inspiration; an excuse for so much evil and said that all faiths should be oriented around the realisation that God's will was love, not conflict.
Tony Blair's speech in full
It is an honour to be here. A particular honour to be with you Mr. President. The world participated in the celebration of your election. Now the hard work begins. And now, also we should be as steadfast for you in the hard work as in the celebration. You don’t need cheerleaders but partners; not spectators but supporters. The truest friends are those still around when the going is toughest. We offer you our friendship today. We will work with you to make your Presidency one that shapes our destiny to the credit of America and of the world. Mr President, we salute you and wish you well.After 10 years as British Prime Minister, I decided to choose something easy. I became involved in the Middle East Peace Process.There are many frustrations – that is evident. There is also one blessing. I spend much of my time in the Holy Land and in the Holy City. The other evening I climbed to the top of Notre Dame in Jerusalem. You look left and see the Garden of Gethsemane. You look right and see where the Last Supper was held. Straight ahead lies Golgotha. In the distance is where King David was crowned and still further where Abraham was laid to rest. And of course in the centre of Jerusalem is the Al Aqsa Mosque, where according to the Qur’an, the Prophet was transported to commune with the prophets of the past.
Rich in conflict, it is also sublime in history. The other month in Jericho, I visited the Mount of Temptation. I think they bring all the political leaders there. My guide – a Palestinian – was bemoaning the travails of his nation. Suddenly he stopped, looked heaven wards and said Moses, Jesus, Mohammed: why did they all have to come here? It is a good place to reflect on religion: a source of so much inspiration; an excuse for so much evil.Today, religion is under attack from without and from within. From within, it is corroded by extremists who use their faith as a means of excluding the other. I am what I am in opposition to you. If you do not believe as I believe, you are a lesser human being.From without, religious faith is assailed by an increasingly aggressive secularism, which derides faith as contrary to reason and defines faith by conflict. Thus do the extreme believers and the aggressive non-believers come together in unholy alliance.And yet, faith will not be so easily cast. For billions of people, faith motivates, galvanises, compels and inspires, not to exclude but to embrace; not to provoke conflict but to try to do good. This is faith in action. You can see it in countless local communities where those from churches, mosques, synagogues and temples, tend the sick, care for the afflicted, work long hours in bad conditions to bring hope to the despairing and salvation to the lost. You can see it in the arousing of the world’s conscience to the plight of Africa.There are a million good deeds done every day by people of faith. These are those for whom, in the parable of the sower, the seed fell on good soil and yielded sixty or a hundredfold.
What inspires such people?
Ritual or doctrine or the finer points of theology? No.I remember my first spiritual awakening. I was ten years old. That day my father – at the young age of 40 – had suffered a serious stroke. His life hung in the balance. My mother, to keep some sense of normality in the crisis, sent me to school. My teacher knelt and prayed with me. Now my father was a militant atheist. Before we prayed, I thought I should confess this. I’m afraid my father doesn’t believe in God. I said. That doesn’t matter my teacher replied God believes in him. He loves him without demanding or needing love in return.That is what inspires: the unconditional nature of God’s love. A promise perpetually kept. A covenant never broken.
And in surrendering to God, we become instruments of that love.
Rabbi Hillel was once challenged by a pagan, who said: if you can recite the whole of the Torah standing on one leg, I will convert to being a Jew. Rabbi Hillel stood on one leg and said That which is hateful to you, do it not unto your neighbour. That is the Torah. Everything else is commentary. Go and study it.As the Qur’an states: if anyone saves a person it will be as if he has saved the whole of humanity.
Faith is not discovered in acting according to ritual but acting according to God’s will and God’s will is love. We might also talk of the Hindu Living beyond the reach of I and mine or the words of the Buddha after practising enlightenment you must go back to practise compassion or the Sikh scripture: God’s bounties are common to all. It is we who have created divisions.Each faith has its beliefs. Each is different. Yet at a certain point each is in communion with the other.Examine the impact of globalisation. Forget for a moment its rights and wrongs. Just look at its effects. Its characteristic is that it pushes the world together. It is not only an economic force. The consequence is social, even cultural. The global community – it takes a village as someone once coined it – is upon us. Into it steps religious faith. If faith becomes the property of extremists, it will originate discord. But if, by contrast, different faiths can reach out to and have knowledge of one another, then instead of being reactionary, religious faith can be a force for progress.The Foundation which bears my name and which I began less than a year ago is dedicated to achieving understanding, action and reconciliation between the different faiths for the common good. It is not about the faith that looks inward; but the faith that resolutely turns us towards each other. Bringing the faith communities together fulfils an objective important to all of us, believers and non-believers. But as someone of faith, this is not enough. I believe restoring religious faith to its rightful place, as the guide to our world and its future, is itself of the essence. The 21st Century will be poorer in spirit, meaner in ambition, less disciplined in conscience, if it is not under the guardianship of faith in God.
I do not mean by this to blur the correct distinction between the realms of religious and political authority. In Britain we are especially mindful of this. I recall giving an address to the country at a time of crisis. I wanted to end my words with God bless the British people. This caused complete consternation. Emergency meetings were convened. The system was aghast. Finally, as I sat trying to defend my words, a senior civil servant said, with utter distain: Really, Prime Minister, this is not America you know.Neither do I decry the work of humanists, who give gladly of themselves for others and who can often shame the avowedly religious. Those who do God’s work are God’s people.I only say that there are limits to humanism and beyond those limits God and only God can work. The phrase fear of God conjures up the vengeful God of parts of the Old Testament. But fear of God means really obedience to God; humility before God; acceptance through God that there is something bigger, better and more important than you. It is that humbling of man’s vanity, that stirring of conscience through God’s prompting, that recognition of our limitations, that faith alone can bestow.We can perform acts of mercy, but only God can lend them dignity. We can forgive, but only God forgives completely in the full knowledge of our sin.And only through God comes grace; and it is God’s grace that is unique.John Newton, who had been that most obnoxious of things, a slave-trader, wrote the hymn Amazing Grace.Twas Grace that taught my heart to fear. And Grace, my fears relieved.It is through faith, by the Grace of God, that we have the courage to live as we should and die as we must.When I was Prime Minister I had cause often to reflect on leadership. Courage in leadership is not simply about having the nerve to take difficult decisions or even in doing the right thing since oftentimes God alone knows what the right thing is.It is to be in our natural state – which is one of nagging doubt, imperfect knowledge, and uncertain prediction – and to be prepared nonetheless to put on the mantle of responsibility and to stand up in full view of the world, to step out when others step back, to assume the loneliness of the final decision-maker, not sure of success but unsure of it.And it is in that not knowing that the courage lies.
And when in that state, our courage fails, our faith can support it, lift it up, keep it from stumbling.As you begin your leadership of this great country, Mr President, you are fortunate, as is your nation, that you have already shown in your life, courage in abundance. But should it ever be tested, I hope your faith can sustain you. And your family. The public eye is not always the most congenial.I was reminded of this, as I waited in London in the snow to fly to America and made the mistake of reading a British newspaper. It was the very conservative Daily Telegraph. A few days ago I gave an interview in which I remarked how much cleverer my wife was than me. The Telegraph has a famous letters page. In it was a letter from a correspondent that read something like: Dear Sir, with reference to your headline Blair admits wife more intelligent than him, I fail to see why this is news. Most of us have known this for a long time. As a PS perhaps: the bar, however, has not been set high.I finish where I began: in the Holy Land, at Mount Nebo in Jordan, where Moses gazed on the Promised Land. There is a chapel there, built by pilgrims in the 4th Century. The sermon was preached by an American, who spent his life as an airline pilot and then, after his wife’s death, took holy orders. His words are the words of a Christian but they speak to all those of faith, who want God’s grace to guide their life.
He said this:
While here on earth, we need to make a vital decision ... whether to be mere spectators, or movers and shakers for the Kingdom of God... whether to stay among the curious, or take up a cross. And this means: no standing on the sidelines ... We’re either in the game or we’re not. I sometimes ask myself the question: If I were to die today, what would my life have stood for... The answer can’t be an impulsive one, and we all need to count the cost before we give an answer. Because to be able to say yes to one thing, means to say no to many others. But we must also remember, that the greatest danger is not impulsiveness, but inaction.It is fitting at this extraordinary moment in your country’s history that we hear that call to action; and we pray that in acting we do God’s work and follow God’s will. And by the way, God bless you all.