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  • A summary of end-time prophecy and an update, by Amir Tsarfati

    04/26/2018 5:04:19 PM PDT · by firebrand · 4 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | April 26, 2018 | Amir Tsarfati
    A helpful survey of where we are in prophecy, what has happened and what is still to come. Also, an update on Macron's visit, the oil situation, Trump, the S-300s, and more on recent events. Words of guidance and encouragement for all of us, though I suspect that with all Amir's many new watchers, he felt the need for a summary as well an update. It is longer than the others, but I think old followers and new will both find new information, even in the summary.
  • DOJ: Key FBI Brass Flip on McCabe & Comey; High-Level Officials Testify Against...

    04/25/2018 5:56:56 PM PDT · by Revel · 37 replies
    True Pundit ^ | 04/25/18
    The inner circle of James Comey and Andrew McCabe on the 7th Floor of FBI HQ has flipped, according to high level Justice Department officials. The once-loyal cabal of FBI brass and leaders who reigned during the FBI tenures of Comey and McCabe have been testifying against their former bosses, DOJ sources confirm. For now at least that cooperation involves cooperation with the Inspector General. Soon, that would likely extend to grand juries, according to sources. In law enforcement circles, these players are referred to as Rats, cops who implicate other cops to save their jobs and pensions. So who...
  • 'Adversaries' jamming Air Force gunships in Syria, Special Ops general says

    04/25/2018 11:21:05 PM PDT · by familyop · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 25, 2018 | Lucas Tomlinson
    Russian mercenaries...attacked an outpost manned by American commandos and U.S.-backed fighters of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), comprising Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters...Today, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is the U.S. military's best ally in the fight against ISIS in Syria, helping to take back 90 percent of territory formerly held by ISIS. It consists of well over 50,000 Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters.
  • We May Hit Russian Systems in Syria, Israel Says After Threats of 'Catastrophic Consequences'

    04/25/2018 9:47:41 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 42 replies
    haaretz.com ^ | April 25, 2018 | Haaretz and Reuters
    Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tuesday that Israel may strike the Russian-made S-300 anti-aircraft defense systems in Syria if they are used against Israel. "One thing should be clear - if someone fires on our planes, we will destroy them," Lieberman said in an interview with the Israeli website Ynet. "What's important to us is that the weapons defense systems that the Russians transfer to Syria are not used against us. If they are used against us, we will act against them."
  • U.S. attorney general tiptoes around Russia probe at hearing

    04/25/2018 9:22:47 PM PDT · by bitt · 27 replies
    reuters.com ^ | 4/25/2018 | sarah n. lynch
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Questions about President Donald Trump and the investigation into whether his 2016 election campaign colluded with Russia overshadowed a Senate hearing on Wednesday with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who has been a frequent target of Trump’s wrath. Sessions was the sole witness at the hearing on the Justice Department’s proposed 2019 budget, where Democrats repeatedly drew the spotlight to the Russia probe. In ways that could keep Trump’s fury in check, Sessions delicately navigated questions on recusals, pardons and even the possible firing of high-ranking officials. Sessions would not say if he had recused himself, or...
  • Israel May Strike Russian Systems In Syria After Threats Of ‘Catastrophic Consequences’

    04/25/2018 10:02:08 AM PDT · by blam · 9 replies
    SHTF Plan ^ | 4-25-2018 | Mac Slavo
    As we seem to be inching ever closer to World War 3, heated rhetoric and threats between nations are becoming everyday occurrences. Israel has threatened to strike Russian systems in Syria after it was threatened with “catastrophic consequences” if it does. Russia will send advanced S-300 anti-aircraft missiles to Bashar al-Assad, officials said Monday, warning Israel not to attack the new air defense systems or suffer “catastrophic consequences.” But Israel, in turn, threatened to strike those very systems anyway. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Tuesday that Israel may strike the Russian-made S-300 anti-aircraft defense systems in Syria if they are...
  • The missing links in the Russia collusion hoax no one talks about

    04/25/2018 9:41:15 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 5 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 04-24-18 | DrJohn
    With each day it becomes more and more clear that Donald Trump has been framed vis-a-vis the Russian collusion accusation. How exactly it found life is beginning to clear, but there are a couple of things that need concretion. Let's review how this all began. Goldstone June 2016: Veselnitskaya granted immigration parole by obama State Dept, just in time to meet with Trump Jr. June 3, 2016: Trump Jr. receives an email from Rob Goldstone: Emin [Agalarov, a Russian pop star represented by Goldstone] just called and asked me to contact you with something very interesting. The Crown prosecutor of Russia met...
  • Russian 'doomsday machine' nuke could wipe out coastal infrastructure with 300ft tsunamis

    04/24/2018 10:17:47 PM PDT · by familyop · 83 replies
    The Daily Mail (London) ^ | 24APR18 | SARA MALM
    Russia's new nuclear drone submarine could be capable of causing 300ft-high tsunamis, able to wipe out coastal cities, experts say. The existence of the drone, believed to be the Status-6 system - also known as 'Putin's doomsday machine' - was confirmed by the Russian President himself in his annual state-of-the-nation speech in Moscow last month. Experts say a 50 megaton underwater nuclear bomb would be able to create tsunami waves reaching more than 320ft - the 'Status-6' is allegedly able to carry a 100 megaton warhead.
  • Is Alexander Downer now walking back his story about meeting George Papadopolous?

    04/24/2018 2:45:46 PM PDT · by struggle · 30 replies
    Aussie TV ^ | 4/24/2018 | Ellen Fanning
    ELLEN FANNING: I want to start by asking you: did you meet with George Papadopoulos in the Kensington Wine Bar in May of 2016? And if so, what did he say to you? ALEXANDER DOWNER: Well, let me be blunt about this. Of course it has been widely reported that I did. The original transcript has a comma after "Of course" but there's no verbal pause indicating such. It sounds like Downer may be walking the encounter back. He demurs about everything he's asked regarding Papadopolous.
  • Claim: 71 percent of FBI’s foreign counterintelligence budget diverted to Russia probe

    04/24/2018 10:57:22 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 45 replies
    Washington Times ^ | April 24, 2018 | Larry O'Connor
    One of the consequences of the Obama Administration’s unprecedented decision to launch a counterintelligence investigation on the Trump political campaign in 2016 is the drain on Department of Justice resources to chase down the “Russia connection” at the expense of other national security concerns. Lt. Col. Tony Shaffer, a retired military intelligence officer and a Senior Fellow at the London Center for Policy Research says that over seventy percent of the FBI’s current budget dedicated to foreign counterintelligence investigations have been diverted to support the probe’s activities. Shaffer made the revelation on my radio program Monday afternoon on WMAL in...
  • Trump's revenge: U.S. oil floods Europe, hurting OPEC and Russia

    04/24/2018 11:09:46 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 52 replies
    reuters.com ^ | April 23, 2018 | Olga Yagova, Libby George
    As OPEC’s efforts to balance the oil market bear fruit, U.S. producers are reaping the benefits - and flooding Europe with a record amount of crude.
  • The S-400 strikes out: Further evidence of the failure of Putin's super-weapon

    04/24/2018 8:08:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/24/2018 | J.R. Dunn
    The past few days have revealed yet more evidence of the failure of one of Vladimir Putin’s world-beating whiz-bangs – the S-400 Triumf antiaircraft system. The S-400 is a supposedly state-of-the-art SAM system capable of knocking down either aircraft or missiles from treetop level to high altitude. It’s a multilayered system featuring four distinct missile types with a maximum range of nearly 250 miles, which means that it dominates airspace of the eastern Mediterranean littoral. It is considered to be best in its class, the missile system to beat. Some observers have gone so far to assert that the...
  • Trump's revenge: US crude oil floods European markets in blow to OPEC and Russia

    04/24/2018 7:42:20 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 90 replies
    UK Express Finance News ^ | 4-24-18 | Darius McQuaid
    THE United States is flooding the European markets with record amounts crude oil as US producers seize on Russia and the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) pact to cut output resulting in soaring oil prices. US crude oil is seen as the cheaper option as the OPEC and Russia pact begins to bite after agreeing jointly to oil output jointly by 1.8million barrels per day (bpd) help rebalance the market and to help elevate the benchmark Brent prices. Now, the relatively high prices brought about by that pact, coupled with surging US output, are making it harder to...
  • Carter Center Sued for Providing Support to Terrorists, Defrauding Taxpayers

    04/24/2018 7:18:46 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 20 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 4-23-18 | Adam Kredo
    The Trump administration is seeking the dismissal of a suit alleging the nonprofit helmed by former president Jimmy Carter has used taxpayer funding to provide material support to international terrorist groups, including Hamas. The Zionist Advocacy Center, which filed the recently unsealed suit in 2015, alleges the Carter Center received more than $30 million in taxpayer grants while violating federal statutes barring it from using the cash to provide material support to terror groups. The plaintiffs maintain the Carter Center has violated the law by hosting designated terrorists at is facilities, as well as by providing various forms of assistance...
  • John Brennan's Secret Trip to Moscow

    04/24/2018 6:45:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/24/2018 | Daniel John Sobieski
    The Russians say he did, and while some might say, well, these are the same Russians who helped put together the Steele dossier filled with "salacious and unverified" material, and may once again be playing with us, there is evidence that Brennan, the man who voted for communist Gus Hall for president, did make the trip in March 2016 for purposes unknown: "It's no secret that Brennan was here," claimed Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Oleg Syromolotov.  "But he didn't visit the Foreign Ministry.  I know for sure that he met with the Federal Security Service (the successor agency to the Soviet KGB), and...
  • Irvine Man Charged With Hate Crimes After ‘Kill Lists’ of Jewish Community Members...

    04/19/2018 10:24:31 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 14 replies
    KTLA ^ | Posted 8:19 PM, April 19, 2018, by | Erika Martin
    The stash of violent and offensive material was discovered after Rose allegedly told a family member about his desire to kill people, specifically mentioning threats against Jewish people, on Monday. The relative called Orange police, who searched his Irvine home the next day, DA’s officials said. A set of steps titled “killing my first Jew” was found there along with the bullets, anti-Semitic pamphlets and lists of targets, prosecutors said. Papers that mention St. Barbara Russian Orthodox Church in Lake Forest and the Beth Jacob Congregation and St. Paul’s Greek Orthodox Church in Irvine were also uncovered, according to a...
  • Fifteen years after America’s invasion, Iraq is getting back on its feet {mosque attendance drops}

    04/23/2018 10:42:18 PM PDT · by Cronos · 43 replies
    Economist ^ | 31 Mar 2018 | Economist
    WHISKY is back on the tables in Mosul, one of Iraq’s biggest cities. Until last year, boozing was punishable with 80 lashes...Families queue at restaurants on the banks of the Tigris. There is not a niqab, or face-veil, in sight....Now Iraq, home to nearly 40m people, is righting itself... About 45,000 Sunnis mustered alongside the Shia-led Hashd al-Shaabi, or “popular mobilisation units”. And millions of Sunnis fled the would-be caliphate to seek refuge in Kurdish and Shia cities. Religious minorities feel safer, too. Over 70% of the 100,000 Christians who fled to Kurdistan have returned to their homes on the...
  • Politico Reporter: With DNC Lawsuit, Democrats Worry Their Party

    04/23/2018 7:37:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 23, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    The cash-strapped Democratic National Committee has decided to be clown itself further by suing Wikileaks, Russia, and the Trump campaign for collusion during the 2016 election. For a party thatÂ’s tired of the media talking about Hillary and 2016, this is a way to keep both issues front and center. ItÂ’s going to re-open the wounds between the left and far left of the Democratic Party, erecting another obstacle for unity as the party heads into the 2016 election. Is the DNC's Trump-Russia conspiracy lawsuit a "political stunt?"Now, if youÂ’re a Democrat, it keeps Russia in the news, as the...
  • The Other Secret Dossier

    04/23/2018 4:28:27 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 18 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Feb | MARK HEMINGWAY
    State Dept. Official Reportedly Passed On Second Trump ‘Dossier’ Written by One of Clinton’s Most Discreditable Supporters Last week, the Guardian reported the FBI is looking at a second Trump “dossier,” in addition to the one compiled by former British spook Christopher Steele at the behest of the Clinton campaign. The second dossier is allegedly compiled by Cody Shearer. “One source with knowledge of the inquiry said the fact the FBI was still working on [the ‘Shearer dossier’] suggested investigators had taken an aspect of it seriously,” notes the Guardian. “It raises the possibility that parts of the Steele dossier,...
  • Why so many Turks are losing faith in Islam

    04/23/2018 11:28:45 AM PDT · by Cronos · 26 replies
    Al Monitor ^ | 18 April 2018 | Mustafa Akyol
    On April 10, at the Turkish parliament in Ankara, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan did something unusual during his usual weekly address to the deputies of his ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP). He suddenly paused during his address and called the national education minister, Ismet Yilmaz, to the podium. The two men then murmured for about half a minute in front of the huge audience. Muted microphones did not catch the whole conversation, but the minister was heard speaking about "the report on deism" and “the thoughts of our youth about this.” “No,” Erdogan was heard saying in a definitive tone. “That is wrong.”The report in...