Monthly Archives: December 2016

America: The Seduction of Wealth and the Threat of Violence

I was reading Koester’s brief commentary on Revelation this morning and, again, I came across a passage that accurately describes the nation and culture in which I, as an American Christian, live: “John sought to startle his readers into a … Continue reading

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American Christians tricked into serving the cause of destruction and oppression

“And no marvel; for Satan himself is transformed into an angel of light.” (2 Corinthians 11:14) “Discernment is not simply a matter of telling the difference between what is right and wrong; rather it is the difference between right and … Continue reading

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It’s time for Americans to climb out of their mainstream media bubble

Notice the two headlines below, both of which concern the same news story, which can be seen in the video above. The first is from a conservative alternative news outlet:  Democratic Congresswoman Says U.S. Is Funding And Arming ISIS http://dailycaller.com/2016/12/10/democratic-congresswoman-says-u-s-is-funding-and-arming-isis/Continue reading

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John McCain’s rebel holdouts

“European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is appealing on the Syrian government and Russia to do their utmost to spare civilians as they prepare to capture the last rebel holdouts in the besieged city of Aleppo…” (Emphasis added) Continue … Continue reading

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How To Rewrite Misleading News Headlines

I have a habit of rewriting misleading news headlines. Most people read headlines, not articles, so news writers and editors know it’s important to communicate their message via headlines. In many cases, news headlines are deliberately misleading. In some cases, … Continue reading

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U.S. media/government undermining democracy by blaming Russian hackers

Remember when? US Presidential election: ‘Dangerous’ Trump ‘undermines our democracy’, says Obama: Watch video:   Who’s undermining democracy now? Pelosi: Russia Hack Undermined Election: Watch video:   Obama undermines democracy… Obama orders report on Russia’s election hacking: Watch video:   … Continue reading

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Anti-BDS and Anti-Semitism Awareness Act

New Anti-BDS Bill in Senate Would Criminalize Criticism of Israel… Watch video: Anti-Semitism Awareness Act “On Thursday, the US Senate quickly passed the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act, a bipartisan bill proposed by Senators Bob Casey (D-PA) and Tim Scott (R-SC), supported … Continue reading

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