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White farmers' legal fight against plans to give their land to black South Africans without compensation is thrown out by country's High Court

REAL NEWS NOT REPORTED BY MEDIA IN AMERICA

South Africa's High Court rejected a legal challenge today brought by a group representing white farmers against President Cyril Ramaphosa's plans for land expropriation without compensation.   Land is a hot-button issue in South Africa where racial inequality remains entrenched more than two decades after the end of apartheid when millions of the black majority were dispossessed of their land by a white minority.

Ramaphosa, who replaced scandal-plagued Jacob Zuma in February, has made land redistribution a flagship policy as he seeks to unite the fractured ruling African National Congress (ANC) and win public support ahead of an election next year.   In its legal challenge, Afriforum questioned the legality of a key parliamentary committee report which recommended a change to the constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation.

President Cyril Ramaphosa (right) arriving at the G20 summit by Argentina's Foreign Affairs Minister Jorge Faurie,  at Ezeiza International airport in Buenos Aires yesterday 

'The relief sought by the applicants... is dismissed,' said Judge Vincent Saldanha.

Around 65 percent of public submissions were against a change, according to parliamentary officials.

Parliament successfully countered Afriforum's case by saying the court action was premature, the committee had not abrogated its powers and all views had been taken into account.

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How a future Trump Cabinet member gave a serial sex abuser Epstein (Bill Clinton's Friend) the deal of a lifetime

 Perversion of Justice

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At this home on El Brillo Way in Palm Beach, young girls, recruited by other young girls, would arrive by car or taxi, be greeted in the kitchen by a member of Jeffrey Epstein’s staff and ascend a staircase. They were met by Epstein, clad in a towel.
Emily Michot emichot@miamiherald.com

On a muggy October morning in 2007, Miami’s top federal prosecutor, Alexander Acosta, had a breakfast appointment with a former colleague, Washington, D.C., attorney Jay Lefkowitz.

It was an unusual meeting for the then-38-year-old prosecutor, a rising Republican star who had served in several White House posts before being named U.S. attorney in Miami by President George W. Bush.

Instead of meeting at the prosecutor’s Miami headquarters, the two men — both with professional roots in the prestigious Washington law firm of Kirkland & Ellis — convened at the Marriott in West Palm Beach, about 70 miles away. For Lefkowitz, 44, a U.S. special envoy to North Korea and corporate lawyer, the meeting was critical.

His client, Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein, 54, was accused of assembling a large, cult-like network of underage girls — with the help of young female recruiters — to coerce into having sex acts behind the walls of his opulent waterfront mansion as often as three times a day, the Town of Palm Beach police found.

The eccentric hedge fund manager, whose friends included former President Bill Clinton, Donald Trump and Prince Andrew, was also suspected of trafficking minor girls, often from overseas, for sex parties at his other homes in Manhattan, New Mexico and the Caribbean, FBI and court records show.

Justice in America- Rapist-Murderers can't be convicted

Mistrial declared in case of angry loner who 'sexually assaulted and strangled Queens

The case of a perpetually angry loner accused of sexually assaulting and murdering a jogger in Queens, New York, has been declared a mistrial. On the last day of the emotional trial Tuesday, prosecutors said Chanel Lewis, 22, (top) had no girlfriend, no friends, no job and was 'angry all the time' when he decided to vent that anger on 30-year-old Karina Vetrano (bottom), killing her in an otherwise random attack in August 2016. 'On this day he took his anger out on a pretty young woman, a girl in a halter top', District Attorney Brad Leventhal said. A mistrial was declared Tuesday evening. Jurors said they were split and that it didn't seem as though they would make progress one way or another by deliberating any further. Vetrano is seen inset in surveillance footage shortly before she was attacked. 


JEROME CORSI SAYS HE HAS DEFENSE AGREEMENT WITH TRUMP

RECEIVED LIMITED IMMUNITY FROM MUELLER

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1Author Jerome Corsi claims in a forthcoming book that he has a joint defense agreement with President Donald Trump and was provided limited immunity during his testimony before special counsel Robert Mueller’s grand jury to discuss a “cover story” he claims he crafted for Trump confidant Roger Stone.

Corsi, who has been interviewed six times in the investigation over the course of more than two months, writes in “Silent No More: How I Became a Political Prisoner of Mueller’s ‘Witch Hunt,'” which The Daily Caller News Foundation obtained, that he entered into the defense agreement with Trump after being advised that Trump’s lawyer, Jay Sekulow, was interested in the arrangement.

Describing his interactions with the special counsel’s office, Corsi claims he was granted what’s known as “limited use immunity” for testimony he gave during his Sept. 21 grand jury appearance regarding his conversations with Stone about a Aug. 31, 2016 memo he wrote about former Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta. (RELATED: Jerome Corsi Reveals Details Of Plea Talks With Mueller)

Corsi says he received immunity for testimony that he and Stone developed a cover story to help explain Stone’s now-infamous Aug. 21, 2016, tweet that it would “soon be [the] Podesta’s time in the barrel.”

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“liquefied cloned foreskins”(not from abortions) from South Korean infants for skin-Vanity gone mad

Kate Beckinsale Boasts About Facials from Foreskin of South Korean Infants

Actress Kate Beckinsale took to social media to boast about a procedure to improve her skin that involves “liquefied cloned foreskins” from South Korean infants.

“After a long flight I do like to lie down and be covered in a mask of liquified cloned foreskins-frankly who doesn’t?Thank you @georgialouisesk for an amazing facial. I especially liked you reassuring me it would be ‘light on penis’ as it was my first time x,” Kate Beckinsale wrote in an Instagram post.

According to Daily Mail, the Pearl Harbor actress “underwent a facial for the first time last week that uses an epidermal growth factor serum containing stem cells cultivated from the discarded tissue of Korean baby boys.”

The article also reports, “Experts claim rubbing these stem cells onto the face activates ageing cells, producing more collagen and making fine lines disappear. The secret ingredient is sourced from South Korea because it has a large supply of foreskins obtained during circumcision, the general custom for young boys.”

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Noah's ark Replica to set sail

Dutch carpenter who built life-sized replica of the Ark plans to sail it to Israel

Johan Huibers' (bottom left) Biblical boat complete with wooden animals, was constructed six years ago at the cost of nearly $1.6million (over £1million), and is currently a popular attraction in Dordrecht, south of Amsterdam. But Huibers told JTA earlier this month that he wants to take his creation to 'God's land', and is seeking donations from good Samaritans to get him there. Huibers planned to take the ship to Israel soon after its completion, but wildfires in Israel torpedoed the journey. Now he no longer has the approximately $1.3 million necessary for getting there. Main and bottom right: The Ark in dock in Holland where it has become a major visitor attraction.


World’s First Christian Church outside Jerusalem, in Britain!

English: Statue of St Joseph of Arimathea, wes...English: Statue of St Joseph of Arimathea, west from of Glastonbury parish church (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

I know that many readers will not believe these myths, but regardless, we should know them! However before you reject this fable, understand that this "fable" is AT LEAST 1700  years old. Many church fathers retold this story. The Queen of England accepts this story... So tell me, why doesn't Hollywood make this story?  Why aren't these fables recounted? Is it that Satan does not want us to know who we really are? I think it is.

Written by “Jack” (author of the “Straight Talking About God” website),
with contributions from Dr Gene Scott PhD,  Dr Brian Mackenzie-Hanson BA (Hons), DD,
E. Raymond Capt (author of “Traditions of Glastonbury”),
Lionel Smithett Lewis (Glastonbury Vicar and author of “St. Joseph of Arimathea at Glastonbury”) and 
Andrew Gray (author of “The Origin and Early History of Christianity in Britain”).

 

The Link with England 

Historic writings support the belief   that in 37 A.D. Christ’s great uncle, St Joseph of Arimathea, and followed by the apostle St Simon Zelotes, and later by St Paul of Tarsus with other disciples (according to the Pseudo-Pauline apocrypha: “Acts 29” - from the Sonnini manuscript, on hearing of Jewish Christians settling in Britain, Paul of Tarsus travelled there via Spain from Rome, this is a disputed text but still in antiquity), came to Britannia, to erect the first Christian Church outside Jerusalem, there has been a Church of England (Britannia) ever since although it’s affiliations, allegiances and doctrines have been moderated and switched between Rome and England several times throughout its history:

(i.e. First Christian Church in Britain 37 AD,  Martyrdom of St. Simon Zelotes “Bishop of the Britons” 44 A.D., Silurian battles against Romans 52 - 53 A.D., Suetonius Paulinus attacks Western Britons and Druidic and Christian centres of learning 59 - 62 A.D., Boudicea (Iceni) Rebellion 61 - 63 A.D., Phagan and Deruvian mission 167 A.D., King Lucius became Christian 170 A.D., St Alban - Martyred 209 A.D., Constantine proclaimed Emperor at York 306 A.D., three British Bishops attend the Synod of Arles 314 A.D., Early Arianism 319 - 586 A.D., St Augustine 597 A.D., Synod of Whitby 664 A.D., Great Schism 1054 (concluded 1472), Lombardy 1061, Norman Conquest 1066, Ecclesia Scotticana 1218, Ecclesia Anglicana 1246, Schism (Western Church) 1378 - 1417, John Clerk 1521, Henrician Schism (Reformation) 1534, BsCP 1549 and 1552, 42 Articles of Faith 1553, 39 Articles of Faith 1563, Second Schism (Anglicanism independent of Rome) 1570, Puritan abolition of Anglicanism 1649 - 1660, BCP 1662, Arian Movement (Church of England) 1707 - 1747, Catholic Relief Act 1778, Oxford Movement 1833 - 1845, 2nd Vatican Council 1962 - 65); 

The fact that there are records of Christian centres of learning in Britannia, during the Roman persecutions, of three British Bishops from: York, London and probably Lincoln, were recorded as being present at the Council of Arles in 314 AD proves that there was already an established Church in Britannia at this time and as this pre-dates the Roman Catholic heresy the early Church of England had its origins in original Catholicism. Therefore the pre-664 AD Church in Britannia had to be Arian in Christological belief!

Christianity in Britannia began during the first century and existed autonomously, independent of the Church of Rome until the Synod of Whitby in the middle ages. Although Anglicanism fell victim to Roman heresy, be it amid protest, the Arian Catholic Church has declared that Anglican and Anglican Catholic ordinations will be recognised in principle for clergy wishing to repent of their heresy and convert to the Arian Catholic Church. 

 

The First Christian Church outside Jerusalem was built in Glastonbury, Britain, in 37 AD ....>>>>>>>>>>>

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Is the King of the South Rising - with Trump's Help?

By Bob Barney

United States of Islam

      We are hearing talk about a NATO for the pro-western Muslim nations of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, UAE and among others.  The more secular Muslim nations appear to be the friendliest to the USA, yet when we look into their history, some have armed the very enemies that have attacked us.  All the hijackers on 9-11 were from Saudi Arabia.  What does this mean, and could what seems to be a great idea, turn into a problem.  We know that the Bible predicts that during the end times, two world powers will clash.  One of those powers is the 10 nation Beast of Revelation, which is a revitalized Holy Roman European Nation, that will be led by an antichrist figure.  This kingdom is called in the book of Daniel as "the king of the north."  However, Daniel also mentions another world power.... The king of the south(a great United States of Muslim nations- from Iran-North Africa).  You can read the entire battle in Daniel 11, who would play a pivotal role through history and just before Christ’s return. Who is the king of the South?

     The phrase “king of the south” is found in the Bible in only one location—Daniel 11, which is also the chapter containing the most detailed prophecy in the Bible. The first mention of this ruler is found in verse 5, where we find that “the king of the South shall become strong” and that “His dominion shall be a great dominion.”  The purpose of Daniel's prophecy was for us today to know what will happen to the Jewish people—Daniel’s people—at the end of this age, before the return of Jesus Christ. Given that the prophecy is written from a Jewish perspective, directions such as south or north are given in relation to Jerusalem, the ancient capital of the kingdom of Judah. So the “king of the south” was located to the south of Jerusalem, whereas the king of the north was located north of Jerusalem (Europe).

      Some time in the past, the locations of these two powers changed over the years.  Remember Daniel wrote this chapter which foretold of the rest of human history, some 2500 years ago!  In one chapter, 2,500 years pass!   

 

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Merkel: EU States Must Prepare to Hand National Sovereignty over to Brussels

Foreword by Bob Barney: The Bible clearly identifies Europe as the Beast of Revelation and the King of the North. For years, Bible scholars who know this has been waiting for Europe to reawaken it's Nazi past and find a strongman to lead a newly yet to be formed Holy Roman Empire, with recognition from the Pope and led by Germany.  Modern day Germany are the people that the Bible refers to as the Assyrians.  Yesterday, Europe began to get closer to their destiny... 

Make no doubt about it, there will be a "strongman" of Europe. He will be a man, not a woman. When he appears (and I don't know when) he will convince the civilized world that he is the greatest person who will have ever lived. He will be more popular than Jesus, and will fool many people. In fact, Jesus said that unless God loved His elect, even they would be deceived! Paul calls this evil man "The man of lawlessness." The man of lawlessness in 2 Thessalonians 2:1–12 is an antichrist who will come on the world stage at the beginning of the Day of the Lord. This Day, sometimes called the “end times.”  He is given the title “man of lawlessness” because he will oppose God's Law, just as the Catholic Church and most so-called Christian Churches do today!   Daniel 7 speaks of this man as a “boastful” king who will “try to change the set times and the laws” (verses 11 and 25). He will come offering a false peace and prosperity to the civilized world and will with his media-star- personality, convince everyone that he is a great human being.   He will be able to perform fake miracles, bring nations together in a global government,  and  align religiously with the Roman Church and the Pope, the False Prophet, and also an Antichrist.  They will make a covenant with Israel for three and one-half years (cf. Daniel 9:27, where “seven” indicates seven years). In the middle of the seven years, the man of lawlessness will break his covenant with Israel, stop their sacrifices (Daniel 9:27), and enter the temple to set himself up as “god” and demand worship (2 Thessalonians 2:4). This is the “abomination that causes desolation” that Jesus spoke of in Mark 13:14.

Two beasts are described in Revelation chapter 13, one from the sea (vs. 1) and one from the land (vs. 11). With the beast out of the sea, we come to that one who, regardless of his claims as the white horse rider or peace maker, comes as a great source of darkness into the world. He comes not to save the world, but to damn the world. In essence, what we have in this chapter in the rise of the beast and the false prophet is nothing short of the ‘trinity from hell’ in that both are the product of the machinations of that old serpent, the devil or Satan.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said that European Union (EU) member states must be prepared to transfer powers over to Brussels at a debate on the ‘tensions’ between globalisation and national sovereignty.

“Nation states must today be prepared to give up their sovereignty,” Merkel said, speaking at an event organised by the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Berlin on Wednesday.

“In an orderly fashion of course,” Merkel said, explaining that — while Germany had given up some of its sovereignty in order to join the EU, national parliaments were in charge of deciding whether to sign up to international treaties. 

Trust and the willingness to compromise are vital in addressing tensions between sovereignty and globalisation, asserted the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) leader, highlighting the controversial UN migration pact, debate over which has continued to split her own party.

Merkel condemned the fact that, in discussions over whether Germany should join a fast-growing number of nations pulling out of the agreement, “there were [politicians] who believed that they could decide when these agreements are no longer valid because they are representing The People”.   Read MORE


New Brazilian Foreign Minister: Climate Change is a Plot by ‘Cultural Marxists’ to promote growth of China

Foreword : This guy is pretty on target. Those promoting climate change, evolution, and other FALSE sciences are COMMUNIST who want to use such theories to discredit God and to force you to forfeit your God given rights of freedom.  DO NOT BE FOOLED... A must read....

SOURCE:

Excerpt: believes climate change is part of a plot by “cultural Marxists” to stifle western economies and promote the growth of China.

https://wattsupwiththat.com/2018/11/21/new-brazilian-foreign-minister-climate-change-is-a-plot-by-cultural-marxists/

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro and Foreign MInister Ernesto Araújo

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro (left) and Foreign MInister Ernesto Araújo. President By Alan Santos/PR –https://www.flickr.com/photos/micheltemer/45044560194/, CC BY 2.0, Link. Foreign minister by Por Fonte, Conteúdo restrito, Hiperligação

Guest essay by Eric Worrall

The new right wing Brazilian government is demonstrating they have no fear of shooting green leftist sacred cows.

Brazil’s new foreign minister believes climate change is a Marxist plot

Ernesto Araújo has called climate science ‘dogma’ and bemoaned the ‘criminalisation’ of red meat, oil and heterosexual sex

Jonathan Watts Global environment editor
Fri 16 Nov 2018 04.13 AEDT

Brazil’s president-elect Jair Bolsonaro has chosen a new foreign minister who believes climate change is part of a plot by “cultural Marxists” to stifle western economies and promote the growth of China.

Ernesto Araújo – until recently a mid-ranking official who blogs about the “criminalisation” of red meat, oil and heterosexual sex – will become the top diplomat of South America’s biggest nation, representing 200 million people and the greatest and most biodiverse forest on Earth, the Amazon.

His appointment, confirmed by Bolsonaro on Wednesday, is likely to send a chill through the global climate movement.

Brazil was where the international community first came together in 1992 to discuss reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. Its diplomats have played a crucial role in bridging the gap between rich and poor nations, particularly during the forging of the Paris agreement in 2015.

But when the new government takes power in January, the foreign ministry that leads that work will be headed by a man who claims climate science is merely “dogma”.

In his blog, Araújo states his goal is to “help Brazil and the world liberate themselves from globalist ideology”, which he sees as anti-Christian.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/nov/15/brazil-foreign-minister-ernesto-araujo-climate-change-marxist-plot

The right wing Jair Bolsonaro government was elected after a previous green left wing president was jailed for 12 years over contract fraud, a huge scandal involving theft of vast sums of money from the state owned oil company.

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro survived an assassination attempt during the campaign which almost claimed his life. He continued to run the campaign from his hospital bed – a level of determination which many believed helped cement his victory.

Naturally President Bolsonaro’s opponents are flinging the usual slurs – racist, dictator, anything else they can think of. But this time it isn’t working.

This all seems very familiar somehow.

One interesting thing I noticed, Google Translate doesn’t seem to work on Ernesto Araújo’s blog, at least when I try it. I was hoping to obtain a translated copy of the original statement about cultural marxism. If anyone speaks Brazilian Portuguese please post a translation in comments if you can find it.

Bolsonaro said before the election that he intends to stay in the Paris Agreement, for now – though I suspect it may be a short stay.


Scientists just found a previously unknown part of the human brain

 

 

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1Thirty years ago, George Paxinos noticed an unusual assortment of cells lurking near the brain stem -- but he didn't think much of it.

Going over the region in 2018, he was once again struck by it. Now Paxinos' new research suggests that cluster of cells is definitely important. In fact, it appears to be a completely unknown region of the human brain. The early suggestion is that this bundle of neurons may be responsible for fine motor control, dictating our ability to strum the guitar, write and play sports.

Professor Paxinos is one of the world's most respected "brain cartographers". He creates atlases of human and animal brains that allow neuroscientists, brain surgeons and clinicians to get a better grasp of just what makes up the thinking boxes in our skull.

Coming back to the region that he was originally interested in before publishing his first atlas 28 years ago led to the discovery of the tiny grouping of brain cells. He's crowned the new region "the Endorestiform nucleus" because of its location at the base of the brain in the restiform body.   Read More


LIFE AFTER DEATH: When you die you KNOW you’re dead as consciousness persists - study

WHEN you die you KNOW you’re dead, according to terrifying new research with profound implications for world religions.

 

When the heart stops the blood supply to the brain is quickly cut off – and in operating theatres this moment would be recorded as the official time of death.

But studies show that the dead person’s mind and consciousness continue to work, at least for a short time – meaning the deceased can recognise their own death.

Indeed there is some evidence to suggest the ‘dead person’ may even hear their own death being announced as they lie on the operating theatre table.

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The Thanksgiving Code: Five Hidden Symbols of America's Holiday

The Thanksgiving Code: Five Hidden Symbols of America’s Holiday

Feast The real story of Thanksgiving reads like a Dan Brown novel. It involves a little-known web of secret societies, biblical imagery, presidential power, and lost books. A few years ago, I set out on a 10,000-mile journey through the hidden symbols of American life that became the basis for my new book, "America’s Prophet: Moses and the American Story." One afternoon I was invited to join the all-male, secret society based in Plymouth, Massachusetts that is the keeper of the Thanksgiving flame. Thanksgiving begins in America’s hometown when these men make their annual sail across Plymouth Harbor to the off-limits island where the pilgrims spent their first Sabbath. What I learned on this trip would forever change how viewed America’s holiday.

Here are Five Secrets of Thanksgiving:



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Was DB Cooper's escape COVERED UP by the FBI?

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Was hijacker DB Cooper's escape hidden by FBI?;;

 A letter newly-released from the FBI's archives may prove that DB Cooper - the 1971 hijacker last seen leaping out of a plane with a fortune in cash - survived his apparent death. The letter (seen right, excerpt inset), which was sent 17 days after the robbery appears to contain information about the hijacking that was not released into the public domain until 13 years later. If that's the case it might reveal not only that Cooper (seen in police sketch left) lived to tell the tale of his extraordinary heist, but that the FBI covered it up to hide their embarrassment at his escape, the leader of a team of private investigators told DailyMail.com.


The Real Story of Thanksgiving

“Photograph of a painting by Edward Percy Mora...“Photograph of a painting by Edward Percy Moran (1862-1935), showing Myles Standish, William Bradford, William Brewster and John Carver signing the Mayflower Compact in a cabin aboard the Mayflower while other Pilgrims look on.” ca.1900. The original hangs at the Pilgrim Hall Museum in Plymouth, MA. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

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RUSH: It's time for the traditional true story of Thanksgiving, as written by me in my second best seller of 2.5 million copies in hardback: See, I Told You So. "Chapter 6, Dead White Guys, or What the History Books Never Told You: The True Story of Thanksgiving -- The story of the Pilgrims begins in the early part of the seventeenth century (that's the 1600s for those of you in Rio Linda, California). The Church of England under King James I was persecuting anyone and everyone who did not recognize its absolute civil and spiritual authority. Those who challenged ecclesiastical authority and those who believed strongly in freedom of worship were hunted down, imprisoned, and sometimes executed for their beliefs. A group of separatists first fled to Holland and established a community.

"After eleven years, about forty of them agreed to make a perilous journey to the New World, where they would certainly face hardships, but could live and worship God according to the dictates of their own consciences. On August 1, 1620, the Mayflower set sail. It carried a total of 102 passengers, including forty Pilgrims led by William Bradford. On the journey, Bradford set up an agreement, a contract, that established just and equal laws for all members of the new community, irrespective of their religious beliefs. Where did the revolutionary ideas expressed in the Mayflower Compact come from? From the Bible. The Pilgrims were a people completely steeped in the lessons of the Old and New Testaments. They looked to the ancient Israelites for their example.

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Thanksgiving Day: Pilgrims were a surprisingly worldly, tolerant lot

The first Pilgrims of the first American Thanksgiving in 1621 were unusually devout – even by Puritan standards. They crossed the ocean on a conviction that "the Lord has more truth and light yet to break forth out of his holy Word," as pastor John Robinson said before they sailed from the Netherlands.

Yet the Pilgrim band that braved the Mayflower and shared deer and turkey with native Americans were also some of the most cosmopolitan and tolerant among the Puritan groups willing to brave the wilds of a new world.

Before going to Plymouth, the Mayflower group lived 11 years in the Dutch city of Leiden. Those years of exile in Leiden, where the Pilgrims worked, worshipped, and debated – amid hefty clashes of civilizations and belief in Europe – profoundly influenced their sensibilities in ways that have not been widely recognized.

 

 

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Thanksgiving... It is a tribute to God!

First published Thanksgiving 2008

Most stories of Thanksgiving history start with the harvest celebration of the pilgrims and the indians that took place in the autumn of 1621. Although they 1 did have a three-day feast in celebration of a good harvest, and the local indians did participate, this "first Thanksgiving" was not a holiday, simply a gathering. There is little evidence that this feast of thanks led directly to our modern Thanksgiving Day holiday. Thanksgiving can, however, be traced back to 1863 when Pres. Lincoln became the first president to proclaim Thanksgiving Day. The holiday has been a fixture of late November ever since.

However, since most school children are taught that the first Thanksgiving was held in 1621 with the pilgrims and indians, let us take a closer look at just what took place leading up to that event, and then what happened in the centuries afterward that finally gave us our modern Thanksgiving.2

The Pilgrims who sailed to this country aboard the Mayflower were originally members of the English Separatist Church. They were NOT the Puritans that we read so much about. Puritans did not believe in separting themselves from society, as the Pilgrims did. They had earlier fled their home in England and sailed to Holland (The Netherlands) to escape religious persecution. There, they enjoyed more religious tolerance, but they eventually became disenchanted with the Dutch way of life, thinking it ungodly. Seeking a better life, the Separatists negotiated with a London stock company to finance a pilgrimage to America. Most of those making the trip aboard the Mayflower were non-Separatists, but were hired to protect the company's interests. Only about one-third of the original colonists were Separatists.

 

 

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Female jet dragster, 24, Killed in a horror crash at a Florida racetrack

'killed by debris that struck her helmet'

Katarina Moller (pictured), 24, was making her first run in a jet dragster when she crashed at the Sebring International Raceway on Thursday night

Katarina Moller (pictured), 24, was making her first run in a jet dragster when she crashed Thursday night

A jet dragster driver who died in a crash in Florida last week was killed by debris that struck her helmet during her first run in a racing category that saw her reach speeds up to 200mph.

Katarina 'Kat' Moller, 24, was making her first run of an exhibition event in a jet dragster when she crashed at the Sebring International Raceway on Thursday night. 

The Highlands County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the district's medical examiner has not issued a final autopsy report, but a preliminary investigation 'determined that a piece of debris impacted Moller's helmet, which is what caused her death'. 

As it crossed the center line during the run, the dragster struck a timing device located between lanes at the drag racing finish line. 

Police said a parachute was observed to have deployed at or around this same time. 

'As the dragster continued down the track, it drifted further right, scraping the right side retaining barrier wall before coming to rest after a low-speed impact with a tire barrier near Turn One on the race track,' police said. 

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The Highlands County Sheriff's Office said Monday that the district's medical examiner has not issued a final autopsy report, but a preliminary investigation 'determined that a piece of debris impacted Moller's (left) helmet, which is what caused her death'
The car she was driving was red, white and blue and contained an engine that burned through 25 gallons of fuel for every quarter of a mile

Sec. Ryan Zinke Backs Trump: Years of Mismanagement Led to California Fires

California Governor Jerry Brown and FEMA Adminstrator Brock Long and U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke tour a school burned by the Camp Fire on November 14, 2018 in Paradise, California. Fueled by high winds and low humidity, the Camp Fire ripped through the town of Paradise charring over …
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Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke backed President Donald Trump on the years of forest mismanagement that led to the California fires as Zinke joined Breitbart News Sunday radio with host Amanda House.

He suggested that even photos of the devastation don’t do justice to what it was like to see it in person. Pointing to years of neglect and dead and dying timber, he observed, “It was like a flamethrower of embers shooting through the forests.”

Zinke said many people were unprepared for the fire. He described situations where firefighters were fighting back fire encroaching on commercial buildings with people still inside of them. 

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When Does the "Saved" Become Immortal?

Psalm 108: Those Who Will Awake Early

by Wayne Blank

"O God, my heart is fixed; I will sing and give praise, even with my glory. Awake, psaltery and harp: I myself will awake early"

According to the Holy Scriptures, there are two major resurrections of salvation coming. The first, to eternal-life spirit (see What Was The Lesson Of John 3:16?and the Fact Finder question below), will occur on the day of the Messiah's return. It will be composed of all of the people, from all time, who were given the means to understand the Truth and who accepted it by living a repentant life thereafter. Along with them will be those of that same category who will be alive that day - they will instantly be changed from physical life to spirit ("We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed"; see Those Who Won't Sleep).

Resurrections

"4:13 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. 4:14 For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. 4:15 For this we say unto you by the word of the Lord, that we which are alive and remain unto the coming of the Lord shall not prevent them which are asleep. 4:16 For the Lord himself shall descend from heaven with a shout, with the voice of the archangel, and with the trump of God: and the dead in Christ shall rise first: 4:17 Then we which are alive and remain shall be caught up together with them in the clouds, to meet the Lord in the air: and so shall we ever be with the Lord. 4:18 Wherefore comfort one another with these words." (1 Thessalonians 4:13-18 KJV)

"15:20 But now is Christ risen from the dead, and become the firstfruits of them that slept.15:21 For since by man came death, by man came also the resurrection of the dead. 15:22For as in Adam all die, even so in Christ shall all be made alive. 15:23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ's at his coming." (1 Corinthians 15:20-23 KJV)

"15:50 Now this I say, brethren, that flesh and blood cannot inherit the kingdom of God; neither doth corruption inherit incorruption. 15:51 Behold, I shew you a mystery; We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, 15:52 In a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trump: for the trumpet shall sound, and the dead shall be raised incorruptible, and we shall be changed." (1 Corinthians 15:50-52 KJV)

The second resurrection will occur 1,000 years later, after those of the first resurrection "shall reign with him a thousand years" (see Why Love A Dictator? and the Fact Finder question below).

 

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What happens to your brain in the last minutes before you die

A wave of electrical activity in our brains called 'spreading depression' appears to mark the final moment before death, researchers have found.

Experts examining brain activity in dying patients observed a flurry of activity that appears to precede the fatal shutdown of our most vital organ. 

The finding suggests that consciousness may still be present for many minutes after the rest of the body has stopped showing signs of life.

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A wave of electrical activity in our brains called 'spreading depression' appears to mark the final moment before death. Experts examining brain activity in dying patients observed a flurry of activity that appears to precede the fatal shutdown of our most vital organ
The finding suggests that consciousness may continue to work after for many minutes after the rest of the body has stopped showing signs of life. This graph shows reading taken by a depth electrodes which detected an initial and a second later period of electrical activity 
 

The finding suggests that consciousness may continue to work after for many minutes after the rest of the body has stopped showing signs of life. This graph shows reading taken by a depth electrodes which detected an initial and a second later period of electrical activity

 

A team of neurologists, including from the Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin, continuously monitored electrical signals in the brains of of nine people as they died.

Each of the patients - from  Berlin, Germany, and Cincinnati, Ohio - had received fatal brain injuries and had 'do not resuscitate' orders.   

Experts hoped that, by implanting electrodes in the brains of their test subjects, they could uncover the mechanisms and timing of events during the process of dying. 

They found that even five minutes after a person’s heart stops beating their brain cells, or neurons, may still function.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-5444223/What-happens-brain-minutes-die.html#ixzz58PzkWf00