World Events and the Bible
WEB Notes: When doctors prescribe you pills that go against nature, shouldn’t we question their ethics? Am I alone in the wilderness here? The world has gone mad and not many seem to realize it…
The world is so far removed from God it is not even funny. The Christian denominations of the world are so far removed from God it is not even funny. Continue reading
Over the Hills and Far Away – by James Mace
Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza, whatever your ‘Reason for the Season’, most of the December holiday traditions that we celebrate today can be traced back to the Ancient Roman holiday of Saturnalia (with a healthy dose of inspiration from the Vikings). From tree decorations, wreaths, ornaments, boughs of holly, carolling (albeit with more clothes and less rude songs these days), gift-giving, and even gingerbread men, most of what we identify as ‘Christmas’ has roots going back thousands of years. Continue reading
ALBANY, N.Y. — Two of the nation’s largest retailers and a third company are named in a New York lawsuit claiming the companies imported and sold children’s toys with lead levels up to 10 times higher than federal limits.
New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood said in the lawsuit filed in an Albany court Thursday that Walmart, Target and Randolph, New Jersey-based LaRose Industries, importer of the “Cra-Z-Jewelz” jewelry-making kits, “committed thousands of violations” of state laws regulating the safety of children’s toys sold in New York. Continue reading
WSB 2 News
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. – A DeKalb County police officer who had been with the department for less than two years was killed in the line of duty Thursday night following what turned into a violent traffic stop.
“Tonight, a DeKalb County police officer died in the line of duty serving the citizens of DeKalb County,” DeKalb County police Chief James Conroy said as he choked back tears Thursday night. Continue reading
Washington: Oscar-nominated actress Sondra Locke has died of cancer at the age of 74, US news outlets reported Thursday night.
Locke died November 3 in California, the reports said, quoting a celebrity news website, Radar Online. She had been battling breast and bone cancer. Continue reading
Natural News – by Ethan Huff
For the first time since 1973, the United States now leads the world in terms of oil production. And according to reports, we have the ground underneath Western Texas and Eastern New Mexico to thank.
A new assessment by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimates that untapped regions of what’s known as the Delaware Basin, a component of the greater Permian Basin, contain 46.3 billion barrels of oil, 281 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 20 billion barrels of natural gas liquids – an amount two times larger than what was estimated in a 2016 assessment of just the Wolfcamp shale play in Permian’s Midland Basin. Continue reading
Breitbart – by Joshua Caplan
French police on Thursday shot dead Cherif Chekatt, the suspect in this week’s Strasbourg shooting, which killed three people and wounded 13 near the city center’s popular Christmas market.
France’s Interior Minister Christophe Castaner said the 29-year-old suspected gunman was killed in the Neudorf-Meinau quarter of Strasbourg following a “police operation,” which began at 9 p.m. local time. Continue reading
Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden
President Trump is considering Jared Kushner to replace outgoing chief of staff John Kelly, according to the Huffington Post.
Kushner – already an official Whiter House adviser – is reportedly one of five finalists Trump told reporters he had narrowed the pool down to on Thursday, while Kushner – Trump’s son-in-law, has indicated he is interested in the job according to a “top Republican close to the White House” in a statement to the Post. Continue reading
The Gateway Pundit – by Cassandra Fairbanks
In a historic action, Senate has voted to end US involvement and support for the war in Yemen — the first time they have voted us out of war since Vietnam.
On Thursday, Senate voted 56-41 to pass S.J. Res. 54 and end support for Saudi Arabia’s war on Yemen. Continue reading
A factory worker was skewered with ten huge steel spikes after a rogue robot malfunctioned and impaled the man.
The incident occurred in China and the man managed to survive after the robot’s arm fell onto him and plunged the spikes into his chest and arm. Continue reading
Amazon executives had to face up to angry protesters in New York as they attended a meeting at City Hall to discuss plans to open a second headquarters in the city.
The Seattle, Washington company has come under scrutiny since it announced intentions to build a new home in the Long Island City neighborhood, with New York State and the city offering $2.8billion in tax breaks for the company that surpassed a $1trillion valuation in September. Continue reading
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say bomb threats sent Thursday to dozens of schools, government buildings and other locations across the U.S. appear to be a hoax.
Law enforcement agencies across the country dismissed the threats, which they said were meant to cause disruption and compel recipients into sending money and are not considered credible. Continue reading
ABC News 7
HEMPSTEAD, Long Island (WABC) — Officials in the Village of Hempstead are offering to replace toy guns children receive this Christmas with other toys.
“Saying no to guns is important – even toy guns,” said Hempstead Village Mayor Don Ryan. Continue reading
KCRA 3 News
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KCRA) — Law enforcement agencies across Northern California are investigating emailed bomb threats Thursday that are also happening across the country as part of a nationwide hoax.
The email asks businesses to pay by Bitcoin on threat of detonating a bomb. This comes as businesses across the country received similar emails, which were sent around 11 a.m. Continue reading
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Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden
Fentanyl is so powerful that a few milligrams can be fatal. It would take about 40 pounds of fentanyl to kill everyone in New York City and 1,515 pounds to kill almost all Americans. This killer opioid is so potent, according to Bloomberg it could be used as a “weapon of mass destruction,” adding that national security experts are becoming increasingly alarmed at the prospect of it being used in the next terror attack. Continue reading
Zero Hedge – by Tyler Durden
Harvard University’s endowment (valued at $39 billion as of 2018) is the largest academic endowment in the world. The private investment company has been quietly snapping up farmland and related water rights to properties located in the California region.
Instead of purchasing the land in Harvard Management Company, Inc.’s own name, asset managers secretly formed a wholly owned subsidiary – called Brodiaea, which was the vehicle to purchase more than a dozen investments in California vineyards over the last six years. Continue reading
Fellowship of the Minds – by DCG
This past November, Washington voters approved numerous gun control laws that include a mandate on how you store your firearms in your home. Now the demorats in Oregon are following their lead to infringe upon their citizens’ rights.
The Oregonian reports that demorats plan to introduce legislation next year that says you must store firearms in your home with a lock. From their report: Continue reading