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March 3, 2015 Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and its impact on the major players Part One

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The words spoken today by Prime Minister Netanyahu on the US Congress will alter positions and Nations as few words spoken by men can.

The speech is full of information and details on a subject most of us are not informed about and that is of the utmost importance for the direction the world will take in the next few days or months. In the strength of these words the fate of at least three nations hang in the balance and will affect the lives of untold millions. I believe the three immediate nations affected are: the United States of America, Iran and Israel plus the nations involved in the negotiations with Iran. There is no nation in the world that will not be greatly affected by them.

In these words I see the sealing of the path and timing of very significant prophecies of the Bible concerning Israel and Iran that will lead the rest of the Nations in a path to start the Apocalypse and after seven years the return of Jesus Christ as King of Kings and Lord of Lord’s to rule earth. A pretty bold statement to be attributed to one man’s words. But it is these words that will be heard by all the leaders of every nation in the world, and specially those whose countries will be directly involved in this immense conflict that has taken shape today. By his strong clear and excellent presentation he has wrested the path of the negotiations with Iran and introduced Israel and himself as the final determinant of the results of the talks.

Israel is not going to sit idly by as the world negotiates the final destiny of its existence. Most importantly the God of Israel and the creator of the Universe will interfere forcefully in Israel’s behave to guaranty its survival.

Bibi I am sorry to tell you but Israel is not the one who will determine its safety and security but God is. All the nations of the world will eventually go against Israel and find their destruction in the process.

The words spoken will seal the path to the fulfillment of Ezekiel 38-39 as well as Jeremiah 49:34-39 in the very near (this year) future.

The speech:

The Prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu:

My congratulations on your speech and your fortitude of character and convictions that came eloquently across as you spoke.

You had no choice but to speak as you did for many reasons:

First, the very existence of the State of Israel was being negotiated by nations whose policies or leaders were not looking for the best interest of Israel, but were pursuing their interest only.

Second, you could not gamble the destiny of Israel on the results of the elections at the end of March.

Third, the trend of the known factors in the negotiations made it plain and evident that Israel was being railroaded and thrown under the buss in the plain vernacular of our language.

Fourth, President Obama had already shown the alienation he has against the best interests of Israel as you perceive them.

Fifth, the Democratic Party already was antagonistic to Israel even before Obama was elected and proof that you were right was the only people absent were Democrats including six Jews that should be defeated by their supporters in the next election (if there is one). Six is the number assigned to Satan in the Bible and they truly gave their support to the Antichrist Obama.

This will close this part today. May God bless the Jewish Nation and its leaders in this time of trouble for Israel.

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Feb 25, 2015 A course on Islam who they really are by JD Faraq

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Pastor Faraq is again bringing a powerful prophecy update on Islam.

Make no mistake about it, Islam is a Satanic religion revealed by Satan directly to Mohamed. The Qur’an instructs their readers and followers to cut the heads of all those who will not submit. It specifically signals out Jews and Christians to be beheaded.

Whether president Obama acknowledges or not, the fact is that America is at war with Islam. Islam and “””all””‘ followers follow and want to force down the throats of the world a submission to Satan through Islam.

It is mind boggling how this nation has been manipulated to embrace a diabolical man masquerading as a socialist leftist leader, Obama. He has duped you greatly America and the price you will pay is great for falling for his ploy.

Stop thinking in terms of Democrats and Republicans, liberal or conservative, left or right. Start thinking in terms of Jesus and Satan, good or evil and realize the moment we are in where all hell is about to break loose in planet earth and no nation will scape the destruction that is coming.

Your salvation and that of your family will depend on your position in Jesus Christ and nothing else.

If today you hear His voice harken not your heart and listen and enter in a love relationship with Him. He seeks us to call Him Abba Father and to be in His family. What an honor and privilege to be so called.

Nando

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Feb 2, 2015 Iran on the verge of an atomic bomb?

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Iran is a great concern to Israel because they have repeatedly called for its destruction and said also that they have intentions to do it. In this equation of belligerence they must also include the USA as this nation could thwart their plans.

The Bible prophecies the fate of Iran in Jeremiah 49 and in Ezekiel chapters 38 and 39. In Jeremiah the prophet speaks about the destruction of Elam which is in the territory of SW Iran. In Ezekiel’s chapters it is the main ally of Gog (Russia or maybe Turkey) when they attack Israel.

From the likes of the article below these two prophecies could be fulfilled as we write this post. I suspect Jeremiah 49 will occur first.

Bill Salus wrote extensively about this in his book Nuclear Showdown in Iran a book that should be read by all who seek to understand the end game we are looking at now.

Nando

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Experts: Iran Now a Nuclear-Ready State, Missiles Capable of Hitting US

Sunday, 01 Feb 2015 11:18 PM

By William R. Graham, Henry F. Cooper, Fritz Ermarth, and Peter Vincent Pry

Regardless of intelligence uncertainties and unknowns about Iran’s nuclear weapons and missile programs, we know enough now to make a prudent judgment that Iran should be regarded by national security decision makers as a nuclear missile state capable of posing an existential threat to the United States and its allies.On Jan. 22, The Jerusalem Post reported that Iran deployed a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) “whose range far exceeds the distance between Iran and Israel, and between Iran and Europe.” It was also shown on Israeli television.Iran’s development of an ICBM at this time would be consistent with unclassified U.S. intelligence community reports that in 2013 warned Iran could test an ICBM by 2015.

Iran and others claim the missile is not a military ICBM for delivering nuclear warheads but a peaceful Space Launch Vehicle (SLV) for orbiting satellites.

This is a distinction without a difference.

Iran has a demonstrated capability to orbit satellites weighing over a ton, which means it could also deliver a nuclear warhead against the U.S. or any nation on Earth.

Indeed, Iran has orbited several satellites on south polar trajectories passing over the western hemisphere from south to north, as if practicing to elude U.S. Ballistic Missile Early Warning Radars and National Missile Defenses, which are oriented to detect and intercept threats coming from the north.

Moreover, the altitude of these satellites, if they were carrying a nuclear weapon detonated over the center of the U.S., was in all three cases near optimum for generating an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) field across all 48 contiguous United States. EMP could cause a protracted blackout of the national electric grid and other life-sustaining critical infrastructures.

Iranian military writings describe eliminating the United States with an EMP attack. Rep. Trent Franks in congressional testimony given in December 2014 noted that an official Iranian military document, recently translated by the intelligence community, endorses making a nuclear EMP attack against the United States. The document describes the decisive effects of an EMP attack no fewer than 20 times.

Iran has missiles capable of delivering a nuclear weapon, but does Iran have a nuclear warhead?

Seven years ago, in 2008, Mohammed ElBaradei, then director general of the UN’s International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), warned that Iran could develop a nuclear weapon within six months. The IAEA nuclear watchdog has repeated this warning every year since.

On Jan. 20, 2014, former IAEA Deputy Director General Olli Heinonen warned that Iran could build a nuclear weapon in 2-3 weeks. He also acknowledged that this estimate is based only on Iran’s known capabilities — not on what Iran may be capable of doing, or may already have done in secret facilities. Iran has underground facilities suspected of being used for nuclear weapons development to which the IAEA has repeatedly been denied access.

Nonetheless, IAEA has discovered Iran has experimented with implosion technology, necessary for making more sophisticated nuclear weapons. IAEA also discovered plans for a nuclear warhead that could fit on Iran’s missiles.

We know from our own experience that developing a re-entry vehicle (RV) for a nuclear missile warhead is not all that difficult. The U.S., working from scratch and using the technology of over 50 years ago, in 1955, developed its first RV for the Thor, Jupiter, and Atlas missiles in just a few years.

Nor is it necessary for Iran to test a nuclear weapon in order to develop a missile warhead.

Israel, we know from the defection of Israeli nuclear scientist Mordechai Vanunu and other sources, developed a sophisticated array of nuclear weapons, including missile warheads, without testing. South Africa, too, before dismantling its nuclear arsenal, deployed nuclear weapons and designed a missile nuclear warhead without testing.

However, Iran and North Korea are strategic allies. Iranian scientists reportedly have participated in North Korea’s nuclear tests.

If Iran does not yet have nuclear weapons, it will be the first nation to go through the great trouble and expense of developing an ICBM capability without first having nuclear warheads to make the missile militarily useful. Historically, every other nuclear missile state has always developed nuclear weapons first, before long-range missiles.

The fact of Iran’s ICBM capability and their proximity to nuclear weapons necessitates that Iran be regarded as a nuclear missile state — and as a menace to the entire world — right now.

Congress and the president should give high priority to passage of the Critical Infrastructure Protection Act and the SHIELD Act, which will protect the national electric grid and other critical infrastructures from EMP attack.

Holes in the National Missile Defense need to be patched, and the U.S. nuclear deterrent modernized.

Regime change ousting Iran’s oppressive mullahs through popular revolution should be encouraged. The CIA used to be good at this.

Dr. William R. Graham served as President Reagan’s science adviser, administrator of NASA, and chairman of the Congressional EMP Commission. Ambassador Henry F. Cooper was director of the Strategic Defense Initiative and chief U.S. negotiator to the defense and space talks with the USSR. Fritz Ermarth was chairman of the National Intelligence Council. Dr. Peter Vincent Pry is executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, a congressional advisory board, and served in the Congressional EMP Commission, the Strategic Posture Commission, the House Armed Services Committee, and the CIA.

 

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Jan 27, 2015 Is Israel’s prime minister Netanyahu US speech on Iran a political move to win his election?

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It is obvious that this move by Netanyahu and the Republicans in the House and Senate  has caused a stir and controversy in both nations.

In play here is the perceived threat that a nuclear Iran presents to Israel, the USA and the world. This is not a small matter or a political ploy by one party or the other in either Israel or the USA. The threat is real and Iran’s actions and support of armed shia terrorists is well documented as it is their pursuit of nuclear weapons, missiles and all sort of weapons. Their intentions are to conquer the world and submit it to the false god Allah. In their eschatology the think this will come about after the great destruction and killing of the majority of the world.

It is complete ignorance or pure evil to ignore these facts that they announce so openly to all their followers. Among their evil thinking is the need to warn their intended victims prior to striking with the intent of coercing a capitulation without a fight so that is the modus operandy of all terrorist.

The acceptance to speak to the joint sessions of Congress is an opportunity to bring his case against Iran to the Legislative branch of the USA, both Democrats and Republicans. It is inconceivable that Netanyahu would risk alienating the President of the USA no matter how bad his relations are with him in a personal way.

The PM is well aware of all the duplicitous behind the scenes maneuvers of this snake salesman that is not working for the welfare of Israel or of the US. It is inconceivable that a man in the position of Obama could act with ignorance of the facts shown by Iran so the conclusion has to be that they both have the same objective against Israel and the US and that his acts are evil beyond measure.

Because this is a prophecy related article I will point out that Obama is in my opinion the man so described in the following places:

Daniel 11:31-39

 

The Tyranny of the Western King

30For the ships of Chittim shall come against him: therefore he shall be grieved, and return, and have indignation against the holy covenant: so shall he do; he shall even return, and have intelligence with them that forsake the holy covenant. 31And arms shall stand on his part, and they shall pollute the sanctuary of strength, and shall take away the daily sacrifice, and they shall place the abomination that maketh desolate. 32And such as do wickedly against the covenant shall he corrupt by flatteries: but the people that do know their God shall be strong, and do exploits. 33And they that understand among the people shall instruct many: yet they shall fall by the sword, and by flame, by captivity, and by spoil, many days. 34Now when they shall fall, they shall be holpen with a little help: but many shall cleave to them with flatteries. 35And some of them of understanding shall fall, to try them, and to purge, and to make them white, even to the time of the end: because it is yet for a time appointed.

36And the king 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. 37Neither shall he regard the God of his fathers, nor the desire of women, nor regard any god: for he shall magnify himself above all. 38But in his estate shall he honour the God of forces: and a god whom his fathers knew not shall he honour with gold, and silver, and with precious stones, and pleasant things. 39Thus shall he do in the most strong holds with a strange god, whom he shall acknowledge and increase with glory: and he shall cause them to rule over many, and shall divide the land for gain.

Rev 13

The Beast Out of the Sea

1And 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. 2And 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. 3And 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. 4And they worshipped the dragon which gave power unto the beast: and they worshipped the beast, saying, Who is like unto the beast? who is able to make war with him? 5And there was given unto him a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies; and power was given unto him to continue forty and two months. 6And he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme his name, and his tabernacle, and them that dwell in heaven.

7And 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. 8And 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. 9If any man have an ear, let him hear. 10He 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.

From those two scriptures you can get a preliminary idea of the evil behind Obama.

I will pray for you Netanyahu and for Israel so that their eyes can be open and see the true nature of Obama.

Nando

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Criticism of Netanyahu’s planned US speech mounts in Israel

By Joel Greenberg

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01/26/2015 7:01 PM

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to address a joint session of Congress on March 3, two weeks before the Israeli elections.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to address a joint session of Congress on March 3, two weeks before the Israeli elections. Baz Ratner AP

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing growing criticism in Israel for a planned speech to the U.S. Congress about Iran, accused by his political rivals of damaging ties with Washington to promote his election campaign.

Netanyahu accepted an invitation from House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, to address a joint session of Congress on March 3, two weeks before the Israeli elections.

The invitation was not coordinated with the White House and it was widely seen as a Republican attempt to enlist Netanyahu, who advocates tougher measures against Iran, in the dispute with President Barack Obama over whether to impose new sanctions on Iran.

In Israel, critics have characterized Netanyahu’s trip as an election ploy and a slap in the face of the Obama administration after it’s worked hard to deflect challenges to Israel at the United Nations and most recently at the International Criminal Court.

Israeli media have highlighted the White House announcement that Obama would not meet with Netanyahu during his visit, calling it a sign that Netanyahu’s strained relationship with the president had sunk to a new low.

“Losing America,” said a headline Monday in the mass circulation daily newspaper Yediot Ahronot, which also highlighted criticism of Netanyahu’s move on the Fox News network, usually a staunch supporter of the prime minister.

Media reports describe American officials as infuriated by Netanyahu’s conduct, portraying it as part of a pattern of cultivating relations with conservative members of Congress to gain leverage against Obama.

Netanyahu and Obama have publicly disagreed over policies toward the Palestinians and Iran. But Netanyahu’s planned address to Congress has taken matters to a new level, commentators said.

In an “unprecedented deal,” Republican lawmakers were “helping Netanyahu defeat his rivals here, and he is helping them humiliate their rival there,” wrote Nahum Barnea, a columnist for Yediot Ahronot. “It’s dangerous, it’s toxic and it’s not so funny anymore.”

Netanyahu pledged Sunday that he’d “go anywhere I am invited” to warn against the dangers of the Iranian nuclear program and a potential deal with Western powers that he said could leave Iran “a nuclear threshold state.”

But the prime minister’s rivals in the election campaign accuse him of alienating Obama and damaging Israel’s strategic alliance with Washington.

“Netanyahu is directly hurting the president of the United States,” Yitzhak Herzog, head of the opposition Labor party, told Army Radio on Sunday. His joint slate with Tzipi Livni, a former justice minister, is running neck-and-neck with Netanyahu’s Likud party, according to recent polls.

“What Netanyahu is doing with this brutish behavior is harming Israel’s security interests,” Herzog added. “The American political system can’t stand this behavior.”

Yair Lapid, a former finance minister who heads Yesh Atid, a centrist party, accused Netanyahu of “destroying our strategic relations with the United States for an election speech.”

Zehava Galon, leader of the leftist Meretz party, filed an appeal to the head of the Israeli election commission, demanding that it bar live broadcasts of Netanyahu’s address to Congress. Under Israeli election laws, campaign messages are prohibited on radio and television starting two weeks before the vote.

Michael Oren, Israel’s previous ambassador to the United States, joined the chorus of criticism Saturday, urging Netanyahu to cancel his planned speech.

Running for Parliament with a new party, Kulanu, Oren said Netanyahu’s conduct had “created the impression that this is a cynical political move, and it could hurt our efforts to act against Iran.”

Greenberg is a McClatchy special correspondent.

Read more here: http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/article8199447.html#storylink=cpy

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Jan 23, 2015 Jonathan Cahn’s talks about Obama’s speech

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Reality is one thing, but Obama’s speech is a fairy tale. The price of oil is in the mid 40’s and it is driving the economies of powerful nations to the ground. These nations could think that they want to retaliate in kind. Oil is driving the new shale oil production to a stand still in the USA and most economic news is that it will have a very negative effect on our economy in the long run.

Well Jonathan Cahn is right to say that based on the Harbingers and the year of the Shemitah which we are in, the truth is the opposite.

Serious difficult times are in the near future and this is the opposite of what Obama said.

Nando

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President Obama delivering the 2015 State of the Union address

President Obama delivering the 2015 State of the Union address

President Obama’s state of the union address was loaded with sweet delights meant to bedazzle America’s long-suffering middle class as he signaled economic prosperity for all is waiting just around the corner.

But the author of a New York Times-best-selling book about America’s future in a post-Christian society was not impressed.

He sees dark storm clouds closing in on Obama’s rays of sunshine, citing “harbingers” that the country is sliding headlong toward a collapse – with blindfolds securely fastened.

“Listening to the president’s State of the Union address, I was reminded of ancient Israel,” said Jonathan Cahn, author of “The Mystery of the Shemitah” and “The Harbinger,” which draws parallels between America’s falling away from God and a series of judgments that will come as a result.

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“The people (of Israel) convinced themselves that they were coming back stronger than before,” Cahn told WND. “And then it all collapsed, and the judgment came.”

Cahn sees warning signs of potential judgment coming to America as the current Shemitah year nears the halfway point.

The Shemitah comes once every seven years. In biblical Israel it brought a canceling of debts, a resting of the land from sowing and reaping, and a resetting of financial accounts. The seven-year Shemitah cycle was meant as a blessing as long as the Israelites followed God and observed his ways, but it could manifest as judgment if the nation turned to its own devices and removed God from its culture and legal system.

The specific avenues of potential judgment Cahn is watching are the economy and the rise of ISIS as a new terrorist threat to America. The last two Shemitah years — 2000-2001 and 2007-2008 — brought the 9/11 attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, and the historic stock market crash of September 2008.

Notably missing from Obama’s speech was any mention of radical Islam or Islamic terrorism, even as the issue has taken center stage in the wake of the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France and subsequent arrests of militants in France, Belgium and Germany.

Check out all of Jonathan Cahn’s ground-breaking teachings for modern-day America including “The Mystery of the Shemitah” and “The Harbinger,” as well as WND’s documentary “The Isaiah 9:10 Judgment.”

Taking a back seat to China?

Cahn speaks of the American age that began in 1871 when the U.S. surpassed Britain to become the strongest economic power on earth.

“I’ve warned in ‘The Harbinger’ and as I’ve spoken across the country that if this nation doesn’t return to God, its crown as head of nations will be removed,” he said.

Two weeks into the Shemitah year, which began in Sept. 25, 2014, Cahn said the first sign of America’s removal as the pinnacle of economic power was already apparent to those who were paying attention.

The American age that began more than 140 years ago, quietly came to an end.

According to a report by the International Monetary Fund, China’s economy had for the first time surpassed that of the United States and now claims the distinction of being the world’s largest economy, according to an October report by Business Insider.

“America’s crown as the strongest economic power on earth was removed. It passed to China,” Cahn said. “The word Shemitah can mean ‘the fall.’ That alone would constitute one of the greatest falls in modern history – the end of the American age.”

The IMF measures both GDP in market-exchange terms and in terms of purchasing power, reported Business Insider.

“On the purchasing-power basis, China is overtaking the US right about now and becoming the world’s biggest economy,” BI reported on Oct. 8, 2014. “By the end of 2014, China will make up 16.48 percent of the world’s purchasing-power adjusted GDP (or $17.632 trillion), and the U.S. will make up just 16.28 percent (or $17.416 trillion).”

Marriage case on docket, terrorists lying in wait

As the year of the Shemitah grinds toward its climax on Sept. 13, 2015, Cahn is also watching the Supreme Court.

“The harbingers have continued to manifest and America’s apostasy from God has only accelerated. In April of this year, in the midst of the Shemitah, the Supreme Court will hear a case that will likely end marriage as we know it,” Cahn said. “The verdict will be released in June. That will mark a critical point in America’s fall from God.”

Another one of the harbingers is that of the terrorist has resurfaced in the form of ISIS, he said.

“The judgment and destruction of Israel was carried out by the Assyrians, the fathers of terrorism,” Cahn said. “The emergence of ISIS and its conflict with America is ominous.”

As for the economy, destabilization in the currency markets and disruptive oil markets are creating a springboard for turbulent times ahead.

Whether America’s economic judgment comes with a sudden, painful jolt or as a slow, grinding down until it becomes subservient to other nations, remains to be seen. But either way, the messianic Jewish rabbi from New Jersey believes America will be knocked off its perch atop the world order, especially economically, if widespread repentance does not occur.

“There’s an eerie kind of unease,” he said. “The stock market has been hit by strange waves of volatility and violent swings. And it actually began the very first week of the Shemitah.

“I believe we’re watching a house of cards. It could implode at any time.”

For sure, Cahn is not the only one one who sees hard times ahead for America.

Shell shocked by oil, currency ploys

Two “black swan events” have financial experts reassessing their forecasts.

One is the falling price of crude oil and its corrosive effect on Russia’s economy. The other is Switzerland deciding last week to decouple the Swiss franc from the Euro, resulting in billions of dollars in losses for large banks and currency traders.

The oil price shock started out with most economists predicting a short-term “blip” that would quickly reverse course, only to see prices further plummet with no end in sight.

That is driving economic indicators and propelling economies in directions not previously forecast.

Russia, for instance, is under extreme pressure, as is Iran and Venezuela. Saudi Arabia stands to gain market share at the expense of Russia and the burgeoning U.S. shale-oil industry.

The United States meanwhile continues to chug along with low interest rates and what some analysts see as a bloated stock market ripe for a fall.

Michael Snyder, who writes the Economic Collapse blog, put it this way in a recent article:

“As I have written about previously, we are moving into a time of greatly increased financial volatility. And when we start to see tremendous ups and downs in the financial world, that is a sign that a great crash is coming. We witnessed this prior to the financial crisis of 2008, and now we are watching it happen again.

“And this is not just happening in the United States.”

Chinese shares plunged about 8 percent Monday after the country’s securities regulator imposed margin trading curbs on several major brokerages, a sign that authorities are trying to rein in the market’s big gains, Snyder reported. It was China’s largest drop in six years.

“Sadly, most Americans have absolutely no idea what is coming.
They just trust that Barack Obama, Congress and the ‘experts’ at the Federal Reserve have it all figured out.

“So when the next great financial crisis does arrive, most people are going to be absolutely blindsided by it, even though anyone that is willing to look at the facts honestly should be able to see it steamrolling directly toward us.”

Snyder concluded that the relative stability experienced over the past couple of years is about to come to an unexpected halt.

“I hope that you are getting ready for what comes next,” Snyder told his readers.

Snyder posted another article in which he postulates that the price of copper, which recently hit five-year lows, is a leading indicator for a stock market crash.

China is the world’s biggest buyer of copper and it has cut back drastically on its consumption as its economy has slowed. This could push back a Fed rate hike and impact the U.S. economy, CNBC reported on Jan. 15.

Shock waves across oil country

An unexplainable, lightning-swift fall in the price of crude oil over the past month has left Texas and other oil-producing states, which had been among the few growth spots and success stories in the U.S. economy in recent years, poised for a dramatic shift in fortunes. Hundreds of layoffs could soon be in the offing and in fact have already started, according to an article in the Washington Times.

Henry Resources President Danny Campbell says the company will cut activity by up to 40 percent.

“We’re not cutting back in one area, we’re cutting across the board,” he told the Midland Reporter-Telegram, adding that no one had expected prices to fall so low and so quickly.

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Jan 23, 2015 Saudi King Abdullah Dies, President of Yemen Resigns

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These two news which have both taken place this week have the potential of changing the dynamics of the middle east in a profound way. In Yemen first the Houthi Shia sect deposed the president and took control of the nation. This tribe under the auspices of Iran had been attacking Saudi Arabia from the South-West part of the peninsula. Their consolidation of power makes it easier to link to forces from Iran in their coordinated future attacks to the Saudi Kingdom. It is not certain that they will cooperate with the USA to attack Al Qaeda in Yemen although they are rabid enemies.

  https://twelvebooks.wordpress.com/2014/12/03/dec-3-2014-the-shia-houthis-of-yemen-and-their-threat-to-saudi-arabia/

https://twelvebooks.wordpress.com/2014/12/04/dec-4-2014-part-2-of-yemens-shia-houthis-and-their-threat-to-saudi-arabia/

The two interviews above will give the readers ample information about the dynamics going on in the Arabian peninsula and the two Islamic religions involved.

The next article is about the death of the King and the power strugle that is in play in the Kingdom at a time it is under extreme duress due to oil prices and their Shia enemies at the door.

Nando

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/david-hearst/a-saudi-palace-coup_b_6531246.html

A Saudi Palace Coup

Posted: 01/23/2015 8:22 am EST Updated: 01/23/2015 9:59 am EST
KING ABDULLAH

King Abdullah’s writ lasted all of 12 hours. Within that period the Sudairis, a rich and politically powerful clan within the House of Saud, which had been weakened by the late king, burst back into prominence. They produced a palace coup in all but name.

Salman moved swiftly to undo the work of his half-brother. He decided not to change his crown prince Megren, who was picked by King Abdullah for him, but he may choose to deal with him later. However, he swiftly appointed another leading figure from the Sudairi clan. Mohammed Bin Nayef, the interior minister is to be his deputy crown prince. It is no secret that Abdullah wanted his son Meteb for that position, but now he is out.

More significantly, Salman, himself a Sudairi, attempted to secure the second generation by giving his 35- year old son Mohammed the powerful fiefdom of the defense ministry. The second post Mohammed got was arguably more important. He is now general secretary of the Royal Court. All these changes were announced before Abdullah was even buried.

The general secretaryship was the position held by the Cardinal Richelieu of Abdullah’s royal court, Khalid al-Tuwaijri. It was a lucrative business handed down from father to son and started by Abdul Aziz al Tuwaijri. The Tuwaijris became the king’s gatekeepers and no royal audience could be held without their permission, involvement, or knowledge. Tuwaijri was the key player in foreign intrigues — to subvert the Egyptian revolution, to send in the troops to crush the uprising in Bahrain, to finance ISIL in Syria in the early stages of the civil war along his previous ally Prince Bandar bin Sultan.

The link between Tuwaijri and the Gulf region’s fellow neo-con Mohammed bin Zayed, the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, was close. Tuwaijri is now out, and his long list of foreign clients, starting with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi may well feel a cooler wind blowing from Riyadh. Sisi failed to attend the funeral on Friday. Just a question of bad weather?

Salman’s state of health is cause for concern, which is why the power he has given his son is more significant than other appointments announced. Aged 79, Salman is known to have Alzheimers, but the exact state of his dementia is a source of speculation. He is known to have held cogent conversations as recently as last October. But he can also forget what he said minutes ago, or faces he has known all his life, according to other witnesses. This is typical of the disease. I understand the number of hospital visits in the last few months has increased, and that he did not walk around, as he did before.

So his ability to steer the ship of state, in a centralized country where no institutions, political parties or even national politics exist, is open to question. But one indication of a change of direction may lie in two attempts recently to establish links with Egyptian opposition figures.

I am told that senior advisers to Salman approached an Egyptian liberal opposition politician and had a separate meeting with a lawyer. Neither of them are members of the Muslim Brotherhood but have working contacts with it. Talks were held in Saudi Arabia in the last two months about how reconciliation could be managed. No initiative was agreed, but the talks themselves were an indication of a more pragmatic, or less belligerent, approach by Salman and his advisers. It was understood that these meetings were preparatory to a possible initiative Salman may announce once he was in power.

The policy of the late King was to declare the Brotherhood terrorist organization on a par with the Islamic State and al Qaeda.

Even before the Sudairis made their move, a power struggle within the House of Saud was apparent. Early on Thursday evening, rumors on Twitter that the king was dead flooded the Internet, which is the primary source of political information in the kingdom. There were official denials, when a Saudi journalist on al Watan newspaper tweeted the information.

The palace’s hand was forced when two emirs tweeted that the king was dead. MBC TV network cut broadcasting and put the Koran on screen, a sign of mourning, while national television kept on with normal programming. This was a sign that one clan in the royal family wanted the news out quickly and the other clan was stalling for more negotiations.

The need for a change of course is all too apparent. On the very night in which the royal drama was taking place, a political earthquake was underway in Saudi Arabia’s backyard, Yemen. President Abd Rabbu Mansour Hadi, his prime minister and government resigned after days of virtual house arrest by Houthi militia. Hadi’s resignation leaves two forces in control of the country both of them armed to the teeth: an Iranian backed militia which gets its training from Hezbollah, and al Qaeda, posing as the defender of Sunni muslims.

It is a disaster for Saudi Arabia and what is left of the ability of the Gulf Cooperation Council to make any deal stick. Their foreign ministers met only the day before. Yemen’s former strongman Ali Abdullah Saleh, who was levered out of power three years ago and who according to leaked telephone calls, advised the Houthis on how to grab power, is now calling for fresh elections, and there were already calls on Thursday night for the south to split away from the North. Yemen, in other words, has officially become the Middle East’s fourth failed state.

The meteoric rise of the Houthis in Yemen was not the result of spontaneous combustion. It was planned and plotted months ago by Saleh and the United Arab Emirates. Saleh’s son, the Yemeni ambassador to the UAE, was a key figure in this foreign intrigue, and as I reported before, he met an Iranian delegation in Rome. This was picked by US intelligence and communicated to Hadi. The year before, the then Saudi intelligence chief Prince Bandar flew a leading member of the Houthi delegation via London for a meeting. Incredible as it seemed, the Saudis were re-opening contact with an Iranian backed Zaydi or Shia sect with whom they had once fought bitter wars.

The Saudi/Emirati plan was to use the Houthis to engage and destroy their real target, which was Islah, the Islamist party and chief representative of the Sunni tribes in Yemen. As elsewhere in the Arab world, the entire focus of Abdullah foreign policy after 2011, was to stop the Arab spring in its tracks in Tunisia and Egypt and crush all forces capable of mounting an effective opposition in the Gulf States. Everything else, including the rise of Saudi’s foremost regional rival Iran, became subservient to that paramount aim to crush democratic political Islam.

The Yemen plan backfired when Islah refused to take up arms to resist the Houthi advance. As a result, the Houthis took more control than they were expected to, and the result is that Yemen stands on the brink of civil war. Al Qaeda’s claim to be the only fighters prepared to defend Sunni tribesmen, has just been given a major boost.

It is too early to tell whether King Salman is capable of, or even is aware of the need for changing course. All one can say with any confidence is that some of the key figures who stage-managed the Kingdom’s disastrous foreign intrigues are now out. Meteb’s influence is limited, while Tuwaijiri is out.

It is in no-one’s interests for chaos to spread into the Kingdom itself. Maybe it is just coincidence that Abdullah died almost on the eve of the anniversary of the January 25 revolution in Egypt. But the timing of his death is a symbol. The royal family should learn that the mood of change, that started on January 25 is unstoppable. The best defense against revolution is to lead genuine tangible political reform within the Kingdom. Allow it to modernize, to build national politics, political parties, real competitive elections, to let Saudis take a greater share of power, to free political prisoners.

There are two theories about the slow train crash which the Middle East has become. One is that dictatorship, autocracy, and occupation are the bulwarks against the swirling chaos of civil war and population displacement. The other is that dictators are the cause of instability and extremism.

Abdullah was evidence in chief for the second theory. His reign left Saudi Arabia weaker internally and surrounded by enemies as never before. Can Salman make a difference ? It’s a big task, but there may be people around him who see the need for a fundamental change in course. It will be the only way a Saudi King will get the backing of his people. He may in the process turn himself into a figurehead, a constitutional monarch, but he will generate stability in the kingdom and the region.

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JAN 20, 2015 Islam and the Rapture of the Church by Pastor Faraq

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In last weeks prophecy update pastor Faraq talks and explains what true Islam is all about.

He attributes Obama and the president of France as being deceived by the propaganda that Islam is a peaceful religion, but in my opinion there is no deception but willful malice and evil in their statements.

He makes a very astute observation towards the end of the 30 minutes about the Lord allowing believers to experience things going wrong for the purpose of bringing their focus on the things to come versus the things here on earth.

Thanks to BG Ellis for this link.

Nando

 

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