Friday, January 27, 2017
SURVIVING AUTHORITARIANISM-POLISH ADVICE FOR THE USA.
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-10 WORLD REGIONS/TRADE BLOCS)
24 And the ten horns out of this kingdom are ten kings(10 NATIONS-10 WORLD DIVISION WORLD GOVERNMENT) that shall arise: and another shall rise after them; and he shall be diverse from the first, and he shall subdue three kings.(EITHER THE EUROPEAN UNION DICTATOR BOOTS 3 COUNTRIES FROM THE EU OR THE DICTATOR TAKES OVER THE WORLD ECONOMY BY CONTROLLING 3 WORLD TRADE BLOCS)
CHINA AND KINGS OF THE EAST MARCH TO ISRAEL 2ND WAVE OF WW3 (200 MILLION MAN ARMY)
12 And the sixth angel poured out his vial upon the great river Euphrates;(WERE WW3 STARTS IN IRAQ OR SYRIA OR TURKEY) and the water thereof was dried up, that the way of the kings of the east might be prepared.(THE TURKEY ATATURK DAM ON THE EUPHRATES CAN BE SHUT AND DRIED UP ALREADY BY TURKEY)
13 And I saw three unclean spirits like frogs come out of the mouth of the dragon,(SATAN) and out of the mouth of the beast,(WORLD DICTATOR) and out of the mouth of the false prophet.(FALSE POPE)
14 For they are the spirits of devils, working miracles, which go forth unto the kings of the earth and of the whole world, to gather them to the battle of that great day of God Almighty.(WERE 2 BILLION DIE FROM NUKE WAR)
15 Behold, I come as a thief. Blessed is he that watcheth, and keepeth his garments, lest he walk naked, and they see his shame.
16 And he gathered them together into a place called in the Hebrew tongue Armageddon.(ITS AT THIS TIME I BELIEVE WHEN AMERICA GETS NUKED BY RUSSIA ON THE WAY TO THE MIDEAST)
DANIEL 11:44 (2ND WAVE OF WW3)
44 But tidings out of the east(CHINA) and out of the north(RUSSIA, MUSLIMS WHATS LEFT FROM WAVE 1) shall trouble him:(EU DICTATOR IN ISRAEL) therefore he shall go forth with great fury to destroy, and utterly to make away many.( 1/3RD OF EARTHS POPULATION)
12 One woe is past; and, behold, there come two woes more hereafter.
13 And the sixth angel sounded, and I heard a voice from the four horns of the golden altar which is before God,
14 Saying to the sixth angel which had the trumpet, Loose the four(DEMONIC WAR) angels which are bound in the great river Euphrates.(WORLDWIDE WAR)(TURKEY-IRAQ-SYRIA)(EUPHRATES RIVER CONSISTS OF 760 MILES IN TURKEY,440 MILES IN SYRIA AND 660 MILES IN IRAQ)
15 And the four(DEMONIC WAR) angels were loosed,(WORLDWIDE WAR) which were prepared for an hour, and a day, and a month, and a year, for to slay the third part of men.(1/3 Earths Population die in WW 3 2ND WAVE-2 billion)
16 And the number of the army of the horsemen were two hundred thousand thousand:(200 MILLION MAN ARMY FROM CHINA AND THE KINGS OF THE EAST) and I heard the number of them.
17 And thus I saw the horses in the vision, and them that sat on them, having breastplates of fire, and of jacinth, and brimstone: and the heads of the horses were as the heads of lions; and out of their mouths issued fire and smoke and brimstone.(NUCLEAR BOMBS)
18 By these three was the third part of men killed, by the fire, and by the smoke, and by the brimstone, which issued out of their mouths.(NUCLEAR BOMBS)
ARABS SHOULD BE ISRAELS SLAVES-NOT PEACE PARTNERS
ISRAEL APPROVES 150 HOMES IN EAST JERUSALEM-TODAYS NEWS
Symbolic 'Doomsday Clock' moves closer to midnight-[AFP]-Jean-Louis SANTINI-yahoonews-January 26, 2017
Washington (AFP) - Comments by US President Donald Trump on nuclear weapons and climate change have helped make the world less safe, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists warned Thursday, moving its symbolic "Doomsday Clock" 30 seconds closer to midnight.The clock -- which serves as a metaphor for how close humanity is to destroying the planet -- was last changed in 2015, from five to three minutes before midnight.It is now set at two and a half minutes to midnight, amid concerns about "a rise in strident nationalism worldwide, President Donald Trump's comments on nuclear arms and climate issues, a darkening global security landscape that is colored by increasingly sophisticated technology, and a growing disregard for scientific expertise," said a statement by the group of scientists and intellectuals, including 15 Nobel laureates.Trump has made contradictory statements about climate change, at times calling it a hoax and other times saying he would keep an open mind about it.On the nuclear issue, Trump said in December that the US must build up its nuclear arsenal.Responding to a statement by Russian President Vladimir Putin that Moscow needs to strengthen its own nuclear force, Trump responded with a tweet: "The United States must greatly strengthen and expand its nuclear capability until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes.""The Doomsday Clock is closer to midnight than it has ever been in the lifetime of almost everyone in this room," Lawrence Krauss, chair of the Bulletin's board of sponsors, told reporters at the National Press Club in Washington."The last time it was closer was 63 years ago in 1953 after the then Soviet Union exploded its first hydrogen bomb, creating the modern arms race," he added."More than that, this is the first time that the words and stated policies of one or two people placed in high positions have so impacted on our perception of the existential threats we believe the world faces," he said, alluding to Trump and Putin.- Imperiling democracy -Krauss cited intelligence reports that accuse Russia of interfering with the US presidential campaign to favor Trump's victory as symbolic of the "deeper global threat" posed by cybertechnology."The question of whether the fabric of democracy may be imperiled by reducing faith in both the integrity of election and the very information on which an informed public can base their voting becomes suspect," said Krauss, a theoretical physicist at Arizona State University.He also said the bulletin "is extremely concerned about the willingness of governments -- including the current US administration -- to ignore or discount some science or evidence during their decision-making process."Last year, the warmest year in modern times due to human-driven climate change, world leaders "actually increased the threat of nuclear war and unchecked climate change through a variety of provocative statements and actions including careless rhetoric about the use of nuclear weapons," said Krauss.An amid escalating rhetoric on the nuclear front, he called on Russia and the United States, which possess the large majority of the world's nuclear weapons, to focus in the coming year on reducing their arsenals."President Trump and President Putin, who claim great respect for each other, can choose to act together as statesmen or act as petulant children risking our future," he said."Regardless, these issues are too important to be left in the hands of a few men. We therefore call upon all people to speak out and send a loud message to your leaders that you will not allow them to needlessly threaten your future and the future of your children."In an opinion piece published in the New York Times, Krauss and another bulletin scientist, David Titley, wrote that Trump was a key factor in their decision."Never before has the Bulletin decided to advance the clock largely because of the statements of a single person," they wrote."But when that person is the new president of the United States, his words matter."The Doomsday Clock was created in 1947. It has changed 19 times since then, ranging from two minutes to midnight in 1953 to 17 minutes before midnight in 1991.
China May Have Deployed Missiles Not Far From Border With Russia-07:21 24.01.2017-sputnik
One of three Chinese brigades of intercontinental missiles Dongfeng-41 (DF-41) may have been deployed in the northern province of Heilongjiang bordering Russia, local media reported on Tuesday.Russia's President Vladimir Putin, left, and China's President Xi Jinping, leave after a meeting with business leader during the annual Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation, APEC, Summit in Lima, Peru, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.-Russia, China May Develop Joint Response to US Missile Defense in Asia - Foreign Ministry-BEIJING (Sputnik) – The brigade is said to have been deployed in the Daqinq city, the Apple Daily newspaper reported. Another brigade was reportedly deployed in the city of Xinyang in the central Chinese province of Henan.The third missile brigade is going to be deployed in the northwestern Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, according to the newspaper.The DF-41 may carry up to 10 nuclear warheads and hit targets that are up 14,000 kilometers (about 8,700 miles) away from the launch site.
Opinion-Surviving authoritarianism: Polish advice for the US By Martin Mycielski-JAN 26,17-EUOBSERVER
Brussels, Today, 15:24-Slightly over a year ago, Poland, the “Eastern European success story”, stood where the US is standing now.Twenty-five years since rejoining the West, 10 years after joining the EU, no-one would have believed the sharp turn Poland would take towards nationalism and extreme-right ideology.With each passing day, the government is moving the country further away from the liberal West and towards the authoritarian models of the East.Hundreds of thousands have protested against every illiberal, unlawful step. Every time we believed it couldn’t get any worse. We were wrong.This is why we want you, our American friends, to be spared the shock, the awe, the disbelief of this happening to you. Let’s hope history proves us wrong and the US wakes up in time.But isn’t that what we hoped for in Poland, Hungary, Turkey, and now we’re still hoping for in France? So, as always, hope for the best, but prepare for the worst.To help you with that task, we have prepared a survival guide, based on the first year of resistance in Poland.-Year one under an authoritarian regime-1. They will come to power with a campaign based on fear, scaremongering and distorting the truth. Nevertheless, their victory will be achieved through a democratic electoral process. They will claim a mandate from the People to change the system.Remember - gaining power through a democratic system does not give them permission to cross legal boundaries and undermine democracy. 2. They will divide and rule. Their strength lies in unity, in one voice and one ideology, and so should yours. They will call their supporters Patriots, the only “true Americans”. You will be labeled traitors, enemies of the state, unpatriotic, the corrupt elite, the old regime trying to regain power. Their supporters will be the “People”, the “sovereign” who chose their leaders.Don't let them divide you - remember you're one People, one Nation, with one common good. 3. Through convoluted laws and threats they will try to control mainstream media and limit press freedom. They will ban critical press from their briefings, calling them “liars” and “fake news”. They will brand those media as “unpatriotic”, acting against the People (see point 2).Fight for every media outlet, every journalist that is being banned, censored, sacked or labelled an “enemy of the state” - there’s no hope for freedom where there is no free press. 4. They will maintain a constant sense of conflict and danger to enact new authoritarian laws. They will disguise them as being for your protection, for the good of the People.See through the chaos, the fake danger, expose it before you wake up in a totalitarian, fascist state. 5. They will distort the truth, deny facts and blatantly lie. They will try to make you forget what facts are, sedate your need to find the truth, replace knowledge and logic with emotions and fiction.Always think critically, fact-check and point out the truth, fight ignorance with facts. 6. They will incite and then leak fake, superficial “scandals”. They will smear opposition. This is just smokescreen for the legal steps they will be taking towards totalitarianism.See through superficial topics in mainstream media (see point 3) and focus on what they are actually doing. 7. They will propose shocking laws to provoke your outrage. You will focus your efforts on fighting them, so they will seemingly back off, giving you a false sense of victory. In the meantime they will push through less “flashy” legislation, slowly dismantling democracy (see points 4 and 6).Focus your fight on what really matters. 8. They will focus on what hurts the most - women and minorities. They will act as if democracy was majority rule. Racial, religious, sexual and other minorities will become enemies to the order and security. They will challenge women’s social status, undermine gender equality and interfere with reproductive rights (see point 7).Women and minorities should fight the hardest, reminding the majority what true democracy is about. 9. They will try to take control of the judiciary, to be able to push through unconstitutional legislation and threaten anyone that defies them with prosecution, including the press (see point 3).Preserve the independence of your courts at all cost, they are your safety valve, the safeguard of the rule of law and the democratic system.10. They will try to limit freedom of assembly, calling it a necessity for your security. If they can choose who can demonstrate legally, they have a legal basis to forcefully disperse or prosecute the rest.Oppose any legislation attempting to interfere with freedom of assembly, for whatever reason.11. They will distort the language, coin new terms, repeat shocking phrases until you accept them as normal and subconsciously associate them with whom they like. A “thief”, “liar” or “traitor” will automatically mean the opposition, while a “patriot” or a “true American” will mean their follower (see point 2).Fight changes in language in the public sphere, remind and preserve the true meaning of words.12. They will take over your national symbols, associate them with their regime and power. They want you to forget that your flag, your anthem and your symbols belong to you, the People, to everyone equally.Show your national symbols with pride, let them give you strength, not associate you with the tyranny they brought onto your country.13. They will try to rewrite history to suit their needs and use the education system to support their agenda. They will smear any historical or living figure who wouldn't approve of their actions.Guard the education of your children, teach them critical thinking, ensure their open-mindedness and protect your real history and heritage.14. They will alienate foreign allies and partners, convincing you don't need them. While ruining your economy to fulfil their populist promises, they will omit the fact that you're part of a bigger world that depends on cooperation, on sharing and on trade.Don’t let them build walls promising you security instead of bridges giving you prosperity.15. They will eventually manipulate the electoral system. They might say it’s to correct flaws, to make it more fair, more similar to the rest of the world, or just to make it better.Oppose any changes to electoral law that an authoritarian regime wants to enact - rest assured it’s only to help them remain in power longer.And above all, be strong, fight, endure, and always remember you're on the good side of history.Every authoritarian, totalitarian and fascist regime in history has eventually failed, thanks to the people.With love, your Eastern European friends.Martin Mycielski is founder of KOD International, the international branch of the Polish Committee for the Defence of Democracy (KOD) civic movement.
UK turns from EU to US in 'new age' By Andrew Rettman-JAN 26,17-EUOBSERVER
BRUSSELS, Today, 09:21-Theresa May, the first foreign leader to visit the US after Donald Trump’s election, will tell a Republican Party event in Philadelphia on Thursday (26 January) that his presidency and Brexit mark the dawn of a “new age”.“As we end our membership of the European Union … we have the opportunity to reassert our belief in a confident, sovereign and global Britain, ready to build relationships with old friends and new allies alike”, she will say, according to The Times, a British newspaper.“As we rediscover our confidence together, as you renew your nation just as we renew ours, we have the opportunity … to renew the special relationship for this new age. We have the opportunity to lead, together, again."Amid doubt in Europe over Trump’s respect for international norms, she will also call on the US to keep working with the UN and with international partners to “defeat evil” and to protect “freedom, liberty and the rights of man”.Trump is to make a brief appearance in Philadelphia before holding what a May spokesperson called “substantive talks” with May in Washington on Friday about trade, Nato, Syria, and terrorism.The EU has warned that it would be illegal for the UK to enter into trade negotiations with other countries before it left the bloc, a process set to start in March and to take at least two years.But Liam Fox, May’s trade chief, has already submitted a document to the US that outlines which sectors, such as financial services and public procurement, should be part of a future UK-US deal, The Times reported.The US administration is also willing to start talks immediately, according to Ted Malloch, an American academic who is tipped to be Trump’s ambassador to the EU.Malloch told the BBC on Wednesday: “There won't be a deal signed in the White House on Friday, but there could be an agreement for a framework going forward where people are empowered to have that kind of conversation behind closed doors”."That … sends a signal that the United States is behind Great Britain in its hour of need,” he said.Malloch, who teaches at the Henley Business School in the UK, said a US-UK deal could be made ready in “90 days” and called the EU warnings “absurd … legalism”.“When your wife is having an affair with someone else, you tell her to stop it, but oftentimes that doesn't stop the relationship,” he said.-EU bashing-Trump, who earlier predicted that other member states will follow the UK out of the EU, continued to bash Europe on Wednesday."Europe has made a tremendous mistake in allowing all those people in," he told the ABC News broadcaster, referring to Arab and African asylum seekers.Malloch told the BBC that he would bet against the survival of the EU’s single currency if he was an investor.“I personally am not certain that there will be a European Union with which to have [free-trade] negotiations [in future]”, he said, adding: “The one thing I would do in 2017 is short the euro.”EU politicians have also begun to outline their positions ahead of the Brexit negotiations.Alfonso Dastis, the Spanish foreign minister, told the Financial Times newspaper on Wednesday that the EU should not take a “procedural” or “punitive” approach.“We don’t see this as a battle in which one side has to come out as the victor and the other as the vanquished,” he said.Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the Dutch finance minister who chairs the club of eurozone states, said London firms would not be able to operate in the single market unless they abide by EU law.“Given the promise of full sovereignty, this will be a hard truth to accept in Britain,” he said in a speech in Brussels on Wednesday.-Human impact-International relations aside, the Brexit vote has already had an impact on average people’s lives.Sophie in ‘t Veld, a liberal Dutch MEP, told The Guardian, a British newspaper, on Wednesday that she would create a cross-party “task force” in the European Parliament to monitor the rights of EU nationals in the UK.She said people who applied for UK residency in the wake of Brexit had faced a “bureaucratic wall” and “feel they are being harassed”.“Brexit will be partly a technical negotiation, but ultimately it is about people”, she said.A House of Commons committee looking into Brexit was told on Wednesday that the number of EU students seeking places at British universities has fallen by 7 percent and that European academics were less interested in UK posts.Sally Hunt, the head of the University and College Union, told MPs that May’s “rhetoric” had made people feel “unwelcome”.“We are not alone in raising concerns about the damage being caused by Brexit and the type of rhetoric being used by politicians on immigration,” she said.The number of nurses from EU states seeking jobs in the UK has fallen by 90 percent, the UK’s Nursing and Midwifery Council said also on Wednesday.“We’re already facing a crisis in nurse staffing numbers … The NHS [the British health service] could not cope without the contribution from EU nurses,” Janet Davies, the chief of the Royal College of Nursing, said.
25 And there shall be signs in the sun,(HEATING UP-SOLAR ECLIPSES) and in the moon,(MAN ON MOON-LUNAR ECLIPSES) and in the stars;(ASTEROIDS ETC) and upon the earth distress of nations, with perplexity;(MASS CONFUSION) the sea and the waves roaring;(FIERCE WINDS)
26 Men’s hearts failing them for fear,(TORNADOES,HURRICANES,STORMS) and for looking after those things which are coming on the earth:(DESTRUCTION) for the powers of heaven shall be shaken.(FROM QUAKES,NUKES ETC)
New Brunswick weather: Ice storm leaves 84,000 still without power-[CBC]-YAHOONEWS-January 26, 2017
More than 84,000 NB Power customers are waiting for electricity as 270 crews continue to repair the damage done by the major ice storm this week.The Moncton and Acadian Peninsula areas were hardest hit by the storm that brought freezing rain and ice pellets to the province on Tuesday and Wednesday.At mid–morning today, more than 20,000 NB Power customers in Moncton were still without power. More than 23,000 customers on the Acadian Peninsula and more than 16,000 in the Miramichi area were waiting for power to be restored.Marie–Andrée Bolduc, spokeswoman for NB Power, said 270 crews are on the ground operating out of eight local centres across the province and have been making progress on restoring power.- New Brunswick ice storm knocks out power to more than 100,000 customers-NB Power has reached out to other utilities and contractors from Nova Scotia and Maine to assist in restoring electricity. The utility is also assessing the possibility of having more crews from Hydro Quebec join in the restoration."Customers have been patient and we understand this is a frustrating experience for them and we're fully engaged with this massive restoration," she said.The NB Power website says it's hoping to have 60 per cent of customers restored by the end of Thursday night in Sussex and Moncton.In Tracadie, Miramichi, Sackville, Shediac and Bouctouche, NB Power expects to have 99 per cent of customers restored by the end of Thursday night.In St. Stephen, Woodstock, Bathurst, Eel River, Rothesay and Fredericton, NB Power said it expects to have 99 per cent of customers restored late Thursday night.Bolduc said this is one of the worst storms the province has ever seen."The weather has not been very co-operative over the past 48 hours," she said.She said residents should not approach downed power lines, or trees that are touching power lines."There's ice buildups on trees and lines."-A challenging day in Miramichi-Mayor Adam Lordon of Miramichi expected day two of the power outages to be a challenge but said people have been in relatively good spirits.Miramichi residents are using the warming centres at the Golden Hawk Recreation Centre and the Goodie Shop.Traffic lights in some areas still aren't working and a number of ice-laden trees have toppled.Businesses and churches that have regained power have opened up their doors to the community."We're doing everything we can to make sure people are as comfortable as possible," Lordon said."In a community like Miramichi, people always come together to look after one another.""It's definitely been a roller coaster."Several warming centres have been set up for residents still without power across the province.Robert Duguay, spokesman for the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization, advised residents to avoid running generators or cooking with an open flame inside the home or garage, because the carbon monoxide this creates can become extremely dangerous, he said.Customers still without power are reminded to turn down their heat sources and unplug major appliances in advance of power restoration to avoid a surge in demand that has the potential of causing more outages. People should also avoid leaving candles or lanterns unattended.Duguay said residents without power should not open their freezersor fridges unless absolutely necessary. All perishable food in a refrigerator without electricity for more than 24 hours should be discarded.He said New Brunswickers without power who have any medical concerns should call Tele-Care 811.-Schools closed-In the Anglophone North school district, schools in the Miramichi and Rexton areas are closed and all schools on the Acadian Peninsula are closed today.The power outages have forced officials in Anglophone East to close the following 18 schools this morning:- Arnold H McLeod School - Evergreen Park School - Beaverborok Arnold H Mcleod - Birchmount School - Dorchester Consolidated School - Harrison Trimble High School - Havelock School - JMA Armstrong/Salisbury Middle School - MacNaughton Science and Tech Centre - Magnetic Hill School - Mountain View School - Port Elgin Elementary School - Riverside Consolidated School - Riverview East School - Riverview High High School - Salisbury Elementary School - Shediac Cape School - Caledonia High School - Hillsborough Elementary School.In the Francophone South school district, several schools are also closed today: - Régionale de Baie Sainte-Anne - Blanche–Bourgeois - Carrefour Beausoleil - Soleil Levant - Secondaire Assomption - Louis-J. Robichaud School - W.–F–Boisver - Mgr-Marcel-François-Richard - Mont Carmel -Traffic lights still out-In Moncton, Codiac Transpo is back up and running this morning but supervisor Trevor Robson, said many sets of traffic lights on busy streets are still not working.Power is still out at the lights at Vaughan Harvey Boulevard and St. George Street, Vaughan Harvey Bouleveard and Gordon Street and Edinburgh Drive and St George Street-Robson said there have been some close calls over the past 24 hours and is reminding drivers to treat those intersections as a four-way stop.- Warming centres offer shelter after ice storm darkens homes in much of N.B.- Miramichi warming centres will stay open indefinitely.The temperatures have been mild across the Maritimes, which is melting the ice.Brennan Allen, CBC meteorologist, said those above normal temperatures will continue Thursday with some clearing expected this morning."A weak disturbance pushing in from the south will bring a southerly flow, mild temperatures and showers... with the southern half of New Brunswick experiencing a chance of both flurries and showers," Allen said.The northern half of New Brunswick will see cloudy conditions today and flurries this evening as winds shift from the northwest."The weekend is looking calm across the region with temperatures slightly above seasonal with a mixture of sun and cloud."-New Brunswick forecast-Northern New Brunswick-Today: It will be partly cloudy with a chance of flurries, light winds and a high near 2 C.Tonight: Skies will be partly cloudy with a chance of flurries. Winds will be from the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h and a low of –9 C.Friday: It will be partly cloudy with a chance of flurries and a high near –5 C.-Fredericton and area-Today: Skies will be sunny with increasing cloudiness this afternoon and a chance of flurries. Winds will be from the south at 15 km/h with a high near 2 C.Tonight: It will be partly cloudy with a chance of flurries, winds from the west at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h and a low of –7 C.Friday: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a chance of flurries and a high near –2 C.-Southern New Brunswick-Today: There is a chance of flurries this morning, then a mix of sun and cloud with increasing clouds late in the afternoon. Winds this afternoon will be from the southwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h with a high of 3 C, 5 C along the Fundy coast.Tonight: Skies will be mostly cloudy with a chance of flurries. Winds will be from the northwest at 20 km/h, gusting to 40 km/h with a low near –5 C.Friday: Expect a mix of sun and cloud with a chance of flurries and a high near –1 C.
WORLD POWERS IN THE LAST DAYS (END OF AGE OF GRACE NOT THE WORLD)
EUROPEAN UNION-KING OF WEST-DAN 9:26-27,DAN 7:23-24,DAN 11:40,REV 13:1-10
EGYPT-KING OF THE SOUTH-DAN 11:40
RUSSIA-KING OF THE NORTH-EZEK 38:1-2,EZEK 39:1-3
CHINA-KING OF THE EAST-DAN 11:44,REV 9:16,18
VATICAN-RELIGIOUS LEADER-REV 13:11-18,REV 17:4-5,9,18
11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.(WORLD TERRORISM,MURDERS)(HAMAS IN HEBREW IS VIOLENCE)
12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence (TERRORISM)(HAMAS) through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.
11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her,(HAGAR) Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael;(FATHER OF THE ARAB/MUSLIMS) because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
12 And he (ISHMAEL-FATHER OF THE ARAB-MUSLIMS) will be a wild (DONKEY-JACKASS) man;(ISLAM IS A FAKE AND DANGEROUS SEX FOR MURDER CULT) his hand will be against every man,(ISLAM HATES EVERYONE) and every man's hand against him;(PROTECTING THEMSELVES FROM BEING BEHEADED) and he (ISHMAEL ARAB/MUSLIM) shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.(LITERAL-THE ARABS LIVE WITH THEIR BRETHERN JEWS)
12 How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer,(SATAN) son of the morning!(HEBREW-CRECENT MOON-ISLAM) how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13 For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14 I (SATAN HAS EYE TROUBLES) will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.(AND 1/3RD OF THE ANGELS OF HEAVEN FELL WITH SATAN AND BECAME DEMONS)
2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.(ISLAM MURDERS IN THE NAME OF MOON GOD ALLAH OF ISLAM)
Yazidi refugees reunite in Toronto after they were torn apart by ISIS 2 years ago-[CBC]-YAHOONEWS-January 26, 2017
Clutching a Canadian flag in one hand and his father's shoulder in the other, Saadi Mado keeps repeating the same words: "Thank you, Canada. Thank you, Canada. Thank you, Canada.""I'm really happy, I'm really happy," the Iraqi man said as he gripped his father at Pearson airport Wednesday. "My dad means everything ... My father is my second half of my heart."Mado has spent two years waiting in this country for this moment. Waiting to be reunited with his parents, his siblings and his nephews after they were torn apart when ISIS began attacking Yazidi communities in northern Iraq in 2014.The family fled to Turkey following an attack in their community. They didn't bring any supplies and went without food and water for two days.Flight to Toronto-They settled in a Turkish refugee camp, but Mado and two of his siblings were able to leave for Canada soon afterward. The three adult siblings found jobs, splitting their earnings between saving for a home and sending money back to their remaining family.The five-bedroom house they found in Richmond Hill, however, promised to be much fuller Wednesday night.The Mados' extended family crowded the Toronto airport, with more than a dozen people weeping, laughing and simply holding one another for several minutes after they landed. Soon, everyone had a small Canadian flag in their hands."To be again in touch with your family and hug them, I could cry," Mado said.While most of the family smiled or wept, Mado's nephew, still a toddler, kept shying away."It's my first time to see him so he's scared from me," Mado said, laughing.'No more room for her happiness'-They'll have plenty of time to get to know one another: Mado's father, mother, two brothers, sister-in-law and two nephews will live with him in Richmond Hill, along with the two other siblings already there.The family has considered opening a business together, Mado said. And one of his brothers hopes to continue his studies in information technology.But it was hard for the family to look much behind the emotion of the reunion Wednesday night. They have plenty of time to plan in the next days and weeks."She is very, very happy to see her children again," Mado said, translating for his mother. "There's no more room for her happiness."
What we can learn from Hérouxville, the Quebec town that became shorthand for intolerance-[CBC]-YAHOONEWS-January 25, 2017
Hérouxville is a hamlet off a little-travelled highway in central Quebec and, for the past ten years, shorthand for the province's difficulties with diversity.At a town council meeting on this day in 2007, councillors unanimously adopted a code of conduct for its nonexistent immigrant population.The code included warning immigrants against stoning and burning women. It included, too, an explanation of the importance of Christmas trees.In the days that followed, it was widely derided as an Islamophobic tract and caught the attention of media around the world.Radio-Canada's widely watched New Year's Eve comedy special, Bye Bye, famously featured a skit that year portraying the town's 1,300 residents as a bunch of backward yokels.The town's reputation still hasn't recovered, Mayor Bernard Thompson said recently. He supported the code when it was passed 10 years ago, a position he came to regret after becoming mayor in 2009."It's time that we stop thinking about [Hérouxville] as a village of deficients and naïfs," he told Radio-Canada. "Even after 10 years, that impact is still there."But for André Drouin, the former councillor who drafted the code and became its chief advocate, there is nothing to be ashamed of."I wouldn't change one iota, not one word," he said recently.-'Wake-up call'-The Hérouxville code appeared as the province was twisting itself in knots over what was dubbed the reasonable accommodation crisis.Radio phone-in shows, op-ed pages and family gatherings at the dinner table were lit up by conversations about whether a YMCA in Montreal's Mile End district should frost its gym windows at the request of a neighbouring Hasidic synagogue or whether publicly funded daycares should serve halal meals.As the debate raged, the Liberal government initially opted to remain on the sidelines. There was a sense that accommodation issues were a minor controversy, one that would soon fade away.Yolande James — at the time, the parliamentary assistant to the immigration minister — recalled thinking: "This is one of those things we're talking about now, but it's not going to stick."But Hérouxville's code for immigrants brought a simmering a public debate about diversity to a boiling point.The code quickly became a rallying point for those who felt Quebec was bending over backwards to accommodate immigrants, losing its historical identity in the process.They had an articulate champion in Mario Dumont, leader of the populist Action démocratique du Québec (ADQ), precursor to today's Coalition Avenir Québec.On a near daily basis, he argued that Quebec had become "spineless" in the face of threats to its culture, a message that appeared to be gaining traction.In the days after Hérouxville adopted its code, several other nearby municipalities opted to do the same.With a provincial election on the horizon, the Liberals felt compelled to take action."Hérouxville, even though it was ridiculed, was a wake-up call for us," said James, now a political columnist with CBC and Radio-Canada. "That's when we realized this thing was not going away."In early February 2007, Premier Jean Charest announced the government would hold a public commission to investigate the accommodation issue.But in the provincial election that spring, the Liberals were reduced to a minority government, and the ADQ went from fringe party to Official Opposition.-Learning to listen-In the wake of that election, Charest turned to James to take over the immigration file. She was Quebec's first black cabinet minister.Her job, effectively, was to deal with the reasonable accommodation crisis and shepherd what became known as the Bouchard-Taylor commission (after co-chairs sociologist Gérard Bouchard and philosopher Charles Taylor).The Liberal caucus was nervous about the commission, she said. Were they simply creating a pulpit for intolerance by inviting Quebecers to voice their fears of immigrants and immigration? The public hearings were televised and, as the commission travelled around the province, Quebecers who considered themselves cosmopolitan were shocked by the worries expressed by many of their rural fellow citizens."We knew we were going to be hearing outrageous things," James said. "But the consensus was, and I agreed, that the alternative of not letting people say things was going to be worse."That tension — between giving voice to anxieties about strangers and normalizing hate — remains alive today, and not only in Quebec.The Bouchard-Taylor commission was an attempt to strike a balance, said James. It sought to provide a space for people to express their concerns alongside a fact-finding process.Yes, the commission left scars, she said. And yes, it didn't solve the accommodation issue definitively."But diversity is like a marriage, you have to keep working at it."Looking back, James says she learned an important lesson travelling around Quebec as immigration minister, one that has helped her make sense of the global surge in populist movements today."I learned to be much less judgmental," she said. "If you want people to listen to you, you have to listen to them — as hard as that can be."
EU unveils €200m Libya migrant project By Nikolaj Nielsen-EUOBSERVER
BRUSSELS, 25. Jan, 18:07-The European Commission unveiled a €200 million programme for Libya and north Africa on Wednesday (25 January) to stem irregular migration flows, increase surveillance, and save lives within Libya's territorial waters.The money will also finance efforts to better monitor land borders between Libya, Chad, and Niger.Libya, wracked by years of internecine conflict, is the biggest staging point for people leaving Africa for Europe in often lethally dangerous conditions.Some 4,500 people died last year making the effort.Broader questions on how much EU states will contribute to the pot and tenuous relations with Libyan authorities in Tripoli may complicate the plan.EU migration commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos told MEPs on Tuesday that "real discussions" with Libyan authorities had proven difficult. He noted some 300,000 people were waiting to attempt the Mediterranean Sea crossing.The EU's foreign affairs chief, Federica Mogherini, told reporters the following day that that was not the case, however."We work with the government and national courts, with prime minister [Fayez] al-Sarraj, we also work with municipalities," she said.The EU commission is drawing the €200 million to cover expenses for 2017 from its €1.8 billion Trust Fund for Africa.The plan is to have EU states match the amount, but Mogherini said she was unable to "anticipate expectations" when asked how much EU states were likely to contribute.She noted that any EU money going into the country would be carefully monitored.Mogherini will meet al-Sarraj next week to hash out the proposal ahead of an EU summit with heads of state and government in Malta on 3 February. She also met with Martin Kobler, the UN's special envoy to Libya.Kobler was supposed to fly to Tobruk international airport last week, but his office in Tunisia told this website the flight had been canceled "and postponed due to a procedural delay."-Seahorse-Part of the earmarked funds will also go to increasing Libyan border surveillance in the lead-up to the full launch of the Seahorse Mediterranean Network sometime this Spring.Seahorse is to connect national coordination centres for border surveillance from Cyprus, France, Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Spain.It means providing the Libyan coastguard with equipment to connect to member states to better monitor incidents in real time. Algeria, Egypt and Tunisia might also be linked up.Avramopoulos said that Europol, the EU police agency, and the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, also known as Frontex, will play a key role."Both agencies will actively contribute to the cracking down, the dismantling of smuggler networks and the organised crime networks hiding behind them," he said.Mogherini and Avramopoulos also dismissed ideas of replicating the EU-Turkey deal in Libya.The EU is paying Turkey billions in humanitarian aid and moving toward visa-free access for Turks to Europe in return for Turkey’s help in stopping migrants.-No Turkey-type deal-"The two situations are completely different, the two countries are completely different, the composition of the flow is completely different, and the set of measures are completely different, so there is no comparison that can be done. The two things are completely distinct, one from the other," said Mogherini on Wednesday.An EU naval operation, Sophia, is patrolling the fringes of Libya's territorial waters and arrested over 100 human smugglers last year.It cannot get a UN permit to enter Libyan waters, but the EU aims to train and equip the Libyan coastguard to operate there instead."The proposal is to increase significantly the training of the Libyan coastguard," said Mogherini.At the same time, Mogherini is trying to gain greater access to Libya for the United Nations refugee agency and the International Organisation for Migration.-Russia-"That would be for us the only guarantee that international standards would be met, lives are protected, and the management of the flow inside the country are done properly," she said.In an added complication, Malta earlier this month warned that Libya was at risk of descending into civil war.A Russian-backed Libyan warlord, Khalifa Haftar, is slowly advancing towards Libya's capital Tripoli, to challenge the authority of the UN and EIU -recognised government, al-Sarraj’s GNA.Haftar leads the Libyan National Army, a powerful militia, and is being funded by Moscow, which wants to establish a naval base in Libya, the Maltese foreign minister warned.
Mexico's President tells Donald Trump: 'We're not paying for any wall'-[Sky News]-Sunita Patel-Carstairs, News Reporter-YAHOONEWS-January 26, 2017
"Mexico will not pay for any wall," the country's President has once again declared.It comes after Donald Trump signed an executive order to build a 2,000-mile wall along the border with Mexico and insisted that the US neighbour would "absolutely 100%" pay for it.Mr Trump said construction would begin "immediately".But President Enrique Pena Nieto reasserted that Mexico would not pay a single peso towards it."I regret and condemn the decision of the United States to continue construction of a wall that, for years, has divided us instead of uniting us," said Mr Nieto in a televised message to his nation."I have said it time and again: Mexico will not pay for any wall."Mexico gives and demands respect as the completely sovereign nation that we are."Mr Nieto made no mention of whether his visit to the White House next week to meet Mr Trump would still go ahead.He was criticised at home for hosting the billionaire during the US presidential campaign in August despite the Republican's history of hurling insults at Mexico, whose nationals he has derided as "rapists" and "criminals".Mr Trump, whose campaign rallies were filled with supporters chanting "build the wall", said as he signed the orders on Wednesday: "A nation without borders is not a nation."Beginning today, the United States of America gets back control of its borders."He added: "We are going to get the bad ones out. The criminals and the drug dealers and gangs and gang members and cartel leaders. The day is over when they can stay in our country and wreak havoc."Former Mexican president Vicente Fox Quesada resumed his Twitter assault on Mr Trump's project .Addressing the White House Press Secretary, he tweeted: "Sean Spicer, I've said this to @realDonaldTrump and now I'll tell you: Mexico is not going to pay for that f****** wall. #F******Wall."Mr Trump would need to get approval from Congress for any new funding for the wall - with costs estimated at £5.2m ($6.5m) per mile for a single-layer fence by the Government Accountability Office.The total cost, nature and extent of the wall remain unclear. The President last year put the cost at "probably $8bn (£6.3bn)", although other estimates are higher.The move forms part of the newly inaugurated President's crackdown on immigration.Mr Trump is expected to follow up with an order temporarily suspending the US refugee programme, ending arrivals from Syria, and refusing visas to people from a number of predominantly Muslim countries.
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