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Minnesota train is filmed barreling through massive snowdrift after a fierce blizzard struck Midwest

A Minnesota train plowed through a massive snow drift after a fierce blizzard struck the Midwest over the weekend.

In the video, several feet of snow is seen covering the tracks as a BNSF Railway Co train prepares to barrel through.  

Moments later, the train sends bursts of snow flying through the air as it passes by.

The tracks had been covered in more than a foot of snow over the weekend after a blizzard caused Minnesota to declare a state of emergency. Residents were urged to stay at home amid -5F temperatures in Minneapolis. 

A Minnesota train (pictured) plowed through a massive snow drift after a blizzard struck the Midwest over the weekend
 
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A Minnesota train plowed through a massive snow drift after a blizzard struck the Midwest over the weekend. Snow is seen covering the tracks as a BNSF Railway Co train barrels through 
 

Pakistan Military Accuses India of Airstrikes Across Kashmir Border -UPDATED

This is serious business as both nations have Nukes and could create World War Three

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan’s military spokesman tweeted that Indian aircraft crossed into Pakistan on Tuesday and carried out an airstrike but said there were no casualties from the attack.

image from media.breitbart.comMaj. Gen Asif Ghafoor said the Indian “aircrafts” crossed into the Pakistan-controlled Muzafarabad sector of Kashmir. He added that Pakistan scrambled fighter jets and before turning back, the Indian jets they “released payload in haste,” near Balakot, on the edge of Pakistani-ruled Kashmir.

There has been no comment from India.

The incursion could have been in retaliation for a deadly Feb. 14 suicide bombing in India’s half of Kashmir that killed at least 40 troops. The Pakistan-based militant group Jaish-e-Mohammad claimed responsibility. The bomber who made a video before the attack was a resident of Indian Kashmir.

UPDATES:



India, Pakistan Worst Escalation in Decades Over Downed Jets...

Pilot savagely beaten...

14,000 bunkers built along border...


Trump Meets Kim Again - No Peace in Sight as we predicted

By Bob Barney

First published in Feb 2018 - repeating after today's news:

Updated: Since writing this article in February of this year, Trump met with Kim Jung Un for a second time.  Again, Trump was forced to walk away without a deal. Korea realizes that because the Democrats took the House, they may be able to outlast Trump.  Hopefully Trump will make a deal of the century;  I for one am routing on that scenario and hope to be wrong, but the following was my concern, and still maybe the end result still... But recent events in the past week is proving my belief. THERE IS NO DEAL

 By Bob Barney-ThePlainTruth.Com

If the Korean Nations unite, it will be under North Korean rulership!  Donald Trump was right in bullying Korea into talking, but I am afraid the Deep Staters surrounding him have led him astray in believing that a unification of Korea can happen.    Will we learn from history? Will we listen to the warnings from our God?
   Peace 

Will you and every other American decide whether to listen to our God and obey, or continue down the road to globalization, world government  and total destruction of our way of life. The problem is not new. This has all happened before--over and over again, but we are a stubborn people who refuse to learn from our past. In the Bible, God warns us against false peace promises that weak leaders promise, but we are warned not to heed. In Jeremiah 6:9-14, God says this:
    "This is what the Lord GOD (Jesus) Almighty has said: Everything will be taken from the rest of Israel as the last grapes are taken from the vine; let your hand be turned to the small branches, like one pulling off grapes. To whom am I to give word, witnessing so that they may take note? see, their ears are stopped, and they are not able to give attention: see, the word of the Lord has been a cause of shame to them, they have no delight in it.  For this reason I am full of the wrath of the Lord, I am tired of keeping it in: may it be let loose on the children in the street, and on the band of the young men together: for even the husband with his wife will be taken, the old man with him who is full of days.  And their houses will be handed over to others, their fields and their wives together: for my hand will be stretched out against the people of the land, says the Lord.   For from the least of them even to the greatest, everyone is given up to getting money; from the prophet even to the priest, everyone is working deceit. And they have made little of the wounds of my people, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace."

     Another translation says: "'Everything is all right! Everything is all right!' But it's not all right. And everything is NOT all right indeed! If we don't change things soon, we will end up as slaves to an end time beast called the King of the North, in the bible, and a false prophet, who I believe will be a Pope. The Bible is quite clear that the Holy Roman Empire is the 4th and last beast-type regime that will rule the earth. In Revelation, there are seven resurrections of that empire, and the 7th may be soon upon us. God help us if it is. There is no rapture, we all go into the tribulation and we all must endure to the end, or be martyred for Christ. This is The Plain Truth--as sobering as it is. PRAY we are not living in these times.

Other Bible Quotes: 

Jer 11:  They offer superficial treatments for my people's mortal wound. They give assurances of peace when there is no peace.

Ezekiel 13:10:  This will happen because these evil prophets deceive my people by saying, 'All is peaceful' when there is no peace at all! It's as if the people have built a flimsy wall, and these prophets are trying to reinforce it by covering it with whitewash!

We need to be aware of God's word, and the awful predictions that will be coming true, including the end of The USA, United Kingdom and other Western Nations.   We need to heed the warning from God, and STOP OUR GLOBALISM, or we will end up fulfilling prophecy in OUR lifetime...   We can delay it, if we as a nation heed God's words.....

The rush to peace at any price is pushing the world closer to that great middle eastern war which Revelation 9 tells us will kill up to a BILLION people.   I can't even fathom killing on such a degree.  It's seems impossible, but God's word says it is coming to past, and the clowns in this White House are making this disaster more real every day!  If you don't read the Bible, you can not understand what is happening today!  Get prepared, WAR is COMING- NOT PEACE!


African Cardinal: Abortion Is ‘THE Hate Crime of Our Era’

In this file picture,Head of the Catholic Church in South Africa Cardinal Wilfrid Napier comemmorates the late Archbishop Denis Hurley's 9th death anniversary at the Emmanuel Cathedral Church in Durban on 10 February 2013. If Catholic cardinals want the next pope to embody the complexities and contradictions of the modern …
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Political correctness is the only thing holding society back from declaring abortion THE hate crime of our era, according to the formidable archbishop of Durban, South Africa.

“Is there any good reason, other than political correctness, why abortion is not defined as & declared immoral & illegal, as THE hate crime of our era?” tweeted Cardinal Wilfrid Fox Napier early Monday morning.

The cardinal was responding to Live Action, a pro-life group, which was tweeting about abortion and racism in reference to Black History Month.

“There is no group that kills more black Americans than Planned Parenthood,” Live Action noted. “Abortion is the most lethal form of racism.”

Live Action was started in 2003, by pro-life activist Lila Rose, who was just 15 years old at the time. Lila began undercover investigations in 2006, while studying at UCLA at the age of 18.

Abortion accounts for a disturbing 61 percent of deaths of African Americans, according to researchers from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.

A 2018 report  analyzed research using data from the latest year for which all the pertinent information is available (2009) and found that induced abortion was responsible for 1.152 million deaths, making it the number one cause of death in the U.S. at nearly twice the number of deaths from heart disease (599,413) and cancer (567,628).

While abortion accounted for nearly a third of all U.S. deaths in 2009 (32.1 percent), more troubling still, it made up 61.1 percent of African American deaths, according to the studypublished in the Open Journal of Preventive Medicine (June 2016).

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Racing driver, 21, is accused of threatening girlfriend with a knife

image from i.dailymail.co.ukRace car driver Davey Hamilton Jr. is facing charges of aggravated assault and false imprisonment after allegedly holding his ex-girlfriend at knifepoint in a hotel room. 

Hamilton Jr, who is the son of former IndyCar driver and Indianapolis 500 competitor Davey Hamilton, was arrested on Saturday in West Palm Beach Florida.

The 21-year-old is accused of breaking into his ex-girlfriend's hotel room with a knife after luring her to the state by posing as the owner of a vodka company, who was interviewing her for a brand ambassador role. 

Hamilton Jr allegedly enlisted a chauffeur to bring the young woman to the hotel and paid for the room. When she arrived, he reportedly sent her a text saying 'get ready', prompting her to get in the shower. 

According a West Palm Beach Police Department probable cause affidavit seen by USA today, Hamilton Jr then crept into the room and ripped down the shower curtain while holding a 10-inch knife.

He then forced the alleged victim to sit on the bed before interrogating her and accusing her of cheating on him, the affidavit says. 


No, Robert Mueller And James Comey Aren’t Heroes

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Commentators display amnesia when they describe former FBI Directors Robert Mueller and James Comey as stellar and credible law enforcement figures. Perhaps if they included J. Edgar Hoover, such fulsome praise could be put into proper perspective. Although these Hoover successors, now occupying center stage in the investigation of President Trump, have been hailed for their impeccable character by much of official Washington, the truth is, as top law enforcement officials of the Bush administration (Mueller as FBI Director and James Comey as Deputy Attorney General), both presided over post-9/11 cover-ups and secret abuses of the Constitution, enabled Bush-Cheney fabrications to launch wrongful wars, and exhibited plain vanilla incompetence.

TIME Magazine would probably have not called my own disclosures a “bombshell memo” to the Joint Intelligence Committee Inquiry in May 2002 if it had not been for Mueller’s having so misled everyone after 9/11. Although he bore no personal responsibility for intelligence failures before the attack, since he only became FBI Director a week before, Mueller denied or downplayed the significance of warnings that had poured in yet were all ignored or mishandled during the spring and summer of 2001. Bush administration officials had circled the wagons and refused to publicly own up to what the 9/11 Commission eventually concluded, “that the system had been blinking red.” Failures to read, share or act upon important intelligence, which a FBI agent witness termed “criminal negligence” in later trial testimony, were therefore not fixed in a timely manner. (Actually some failures were never fixed.) Worse, Bush and Cheney used that post-9/11 period of obfuscation to “roll out” their misbegotten “war on terror,” which only served to exponentially increase worldwide terrorism.   MORE


Mueller’s Investigation. But Right Behind Him Is Corrupt Andrew Goldstein.

a man wearing a suit and tie: Andrew D. Goldstein is one of Robert Mueller’s lead prosecutors in the obstruction of justice investigation of the president.© Tom Brenner for The New York Times Andrew D. Goldstein is one of Robert Mueller’s lead prosecutors in the obstruction of justice investigation of the president.

WASHINGTON — The routine was always the same. President Trump’s lawyers would drive to heavily secured offices near the National Mall, surrender their cellphones, head into a windowless conference room and resume tense negotiations over whether the special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, would interview Mr. Trump.  But Mr. Mueller was not always there. Instead, the lawyers tangled with a team of prosecutors, including a little known but formidable adversary: Andrew D. Goldstein, 44, a former Time magazine reporter who is now a lead prosecutor for Mr. Mueller in the investigation into whether the president obstructed justice.

Mr. Mueller is often portrayed as the omnipotent fact-gatherer, but it is Mr. Goldstein who has a much more involved, day-to-day role in one of the central lines of investigation. Goldstein — a donor to President Barack Obama’s campaigns — has a history of corruption himself

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One in four teenage suicides involves the internet, official inquiry finds

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The internet played a role in a quarter of teenage suicides, an official inquiry has revealed - as its author accused social media firms of having shown “little concern” to stop self-harm online.

Professor Louis Appleby, who heads the government’s advisory group on suicide, said the research into 595 suicides by young people aged under 20 showed 128 had used the internet in a way that was suicide-related.

This included searching for suicide methods, suffering online bullying or putting suicidal posts on social media, according to the inquiry which used clinical information to investigate reasons for the suicides between 2014 and 1016.

Professor Appleby, who will shortly publish a major paper...   MORE

 
 

Tips For Your Cake To Get Cuddly Every Time

 

 

23 Tips For Your Cake To Get Cuddly Every Time

1In fact, the issue of correctness is much more to pay attention to in small details than predate the preparation than having great skills in the kitchen.

Over time and repetition, this becomes a habit and you will have the cuddly and incredible cakes in the area.

1. Mis en place

If you have never heard that term (from the French, it is pronounced " misanplace" ), we explain: it's the act of leaving everything you need in a separate recipe. Ingredients, shapes, utensils and everything in their proper measurements. It is not a trick, but a way to check if you have all the ingredients in the cabinet, in sufficient quantities and within the shelf life. At https://bakedcomfortfood.com you will find various tips and recipes.

Needing to stop a cake in the middle, because the yeast is gone and you can directly interfere with the "cuteness" of it.

 

2. Smear the shape

Prefer butter or oil, since margarine has too much water in the composition and less fat. And always grease the form before you start the dough, so you do not risk leaving it "resting" for an unnecessary time - and it gets in the way.

 

3. Preheat the oven

It is no news that for almost all recipes, sweet or salty, using oven, you should turn it on before you start. This is so that it stays at the ideal temperature for cooking and does not cook your cake unequally.

If you prefer, use a furnace thermometer (for sale at convenience stores or on the internet) to accurately measure temperature.

 

4. Leave a bowl of water inside the oven while it preheats

This helps prevent the mass from overestimating. In a bowl, of course!

 

5. Ingredients at room temperature

Egg, milk, butter and any ingredient other than an ice cream should be at room temperature. This is the secret for your dough to be homogeneous, mixing easier and not hinder the cake growth later!

 

6. Sift everything

It may look fresh, but this is a great way to make the dough more aerated . You incorporate air in the dry ingredients (flour, sugar, yeast etc) and prevents small clumps or crystals from getting into the dough. Easy, right?

 

7. Meters

These, yes, make all the difference. When the recipe calls for cups or spoons, it is best to have the gauges and adjust the amount by passing a faucet on top to level. Too much (or less) will directly interfere with how your cake will look. The best thing is to use a scale - in the https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Confectionery, everything is necessary! - but if you do not have it, do what you have at home.

 

DURING PREPARATION

 

8. Corn starch in flour

In the United States, some recipes carry what they call cake flour. It is a type of wheat flour that counts on corn starch, to give lightness to the mass. Every 2 cups (tea), change ½ cup (tea) to cornstarch (cornstarch).

 

9. Stir the yeast (and test before using)

Did you know that yeast ages? Yeah! Not only can it get old, but you also need to give that smart little stir fry to mix the chemical compounds well.

To know if it is still good, place a teaspoon of yeast in a glass of water. If it does not bubble, do not use!

 

10. Butter and margarine

Although margarine is cheaper and yields more than butter, both have very large differences in composition. Of course your cake will work with margarine, but butter, which is greasier, gives a much more velvety texture to the dough. If possible, prefer to use it.

 

11. Snow whites

Whenever a recipe calls for egg whites in the preparation - like the sponge cake - mix them almost last, in the hand and not in the mixer. Make slight movements, from the bottom up, from the edges to the center. The whites have a very delicate structure that, when mixing a lot, is lost.

 

12. Do not overcook flour

While a dough looks good better with the beating, cake masses need the least possible movement. The ideal is to always mix the flour in the hand, stirring only to incorporate. The more you tinker, the more it creates the famous gluten - which imparts an "elasticity" to the dough, making it less fluffy.

 

13. Butter with sugar

If the recipe calls for both ingredients, the key is to beat the two on the mixer until it forms a fluffy cream. With the butter at room temperature, of course!

 

14. In the blender

Recipes such as carrot cake , prepared in the blender, should first be beaten the liquid ingredients along with the main (carrot, orange or other). Add the dried ones in hand!

 

15. Alternating Ingredients

Dried and liquid: Always start and finish with flour.

 

16. Baking soda pit in chocolate cake

It is the little secret to make the color more alive and help the mass to grow. Have you ever noticed that chocolate cakes always look heavier than white pasta?

 

17. Attention to quantities

Too much oil or sugar indicates that the dough will not look fluffy, since both ingredients "weigh" and hamper the growth of the cake. Read the entire recipe first and look for another if you think there's something weird there.

 

AT THE TIME OF THE STOVE

 

18. Shorts in shape

Did you smear the shape, hit everything right and follow all our steps? Then, before baking, lightly beat the shape on the counter. This helps take out the air bubbles and equalize the mass distribution in the form.

 

19. Shape size

Spill or solar: that's the question! Choose the size of shapes well to avoid future disasters. Ideally, the dough should fill up to 3/4 of it, not more, not less. If you want a smaller size, divide it into more shapes.

 

20. Do not delay to bake

It seems silly, but adding the yeast last also has its motive: it begins to act by making its chemical reactions with the other ingredients of the dough and creating the whole structure for the perfect cake. If left out of the oven, this process can be hampered and, your cake, a story to tell.

 

21. Stick in the cake

We know that this is the best known way to find out if a dough is baked, but doing so, especially when there is still a considerable time to go, greatly undermines the revenue. You take out all the air from the dough and you run a serious risk of it "embatum"!

Another more delicate way to find out if the dough is roasted is to use the gauge and give the surface a little squeeze: if the dough comes back, you can take it out of the oven. If she sinks and stays, she needs more time.

Ah, tip: it is indicated that the toothpick does not come out completely clean. If you have a few brans, it means that it is in the right place, because even when you turn off the oven, it still bakes a little more.

 

22. Golden cake, liquid mass

Has it happened to you yet? Do not freak out! This is a problem with the temperature of your stove, but before you think about changing, we'll teach you a little trick: take the form of the oven, put aluminum foil with the shiny side down, covering the dough and return to roast for a few more minutes.

 

23. Do not open the oven for the first 15 minutes.

At that moment, the heat is fulfilling all its function and the external cold air can mess up everything!


With women in combat roles, a federal court rules the male-only draft unconstitutional

Thanks to liberals, and anti-American Deep Staters, your daughters can now be drafted!  Your Government has become Your enemy! The result here?  A potential female death count of 100's of thousands in a world war!  

 

A federal judge in Texas has declared that the all-male military draft is unconstitutional, ruling that "the time has passed" for a debate on whether women belong in the military.

The decision deals the biggest legal blow to the Selective Service System since the Supreme Court upheld the draft in 1981. In Rostker v. Goldberg, the court ruled that the male-only draft was "fully justified" because women were ineligible for combat roles.

But U.S. District Judge Gray Miller ruled late Friday that while historical restrictions on women serving in combat "may have justified past discrimination," men and women are now equally able to fight. In 2015, the Pentagon lifted all restrictions for women in military service. 

The case was brought by the National Coalition For Men, a men's rights group, and two men who argued the all-male draft was unfair.

Men who fail to register with the Selective Service System at their 18th birthday can be denied public benefits like federal employment and student loans. Women cannot register for Selective Service.   MORE


Like Most Billionaires Warren Buffet loses Money under Republican Presidents - Why he hates Trump

Bob Barney

Scan 1  Rich people are almost always liberal Democrats.  That's a fact.  No, they don't have genuine feelings of altruism, instead they realize that Democrats make rich people richer, and poor people poorer.  It's the Plain Truth!  Warren Buffett on Saturday appeared to fault U.S. President Donald Trump for taking too much credit for the nation's economic growth, while acknowledging that market conditions are making it tough for his Berkshire Hathaway Inc to find more big companies to buy.

Buffett lamented these states of affairs in his widely read annual letter to Berkshire shareholders.

'It is beyond arrogance for American businesses or individuals to boast that they have "done it alone",' Buffett wrote.

Buffett also made a possible oblique criticism of Trump's bragging about U.S. economic performance, including relative to other countries such as China, where Berkshire invests in electric car maker BYD Co.

Yes, it seems that Trump's economy is lifting up middle and poorer class Americans at the expense of people like Buffet!  It's about time we have a president for America! 


More and more Americans preparing for Civil War 2

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First Published in 2015, Long before TRUMP!

From the outside, Jerry Erwin’s home in the northwestern US state of Oregon is a nondescript house with a manicured front lawn and little to differentiate it from those of his neighbors.

But tucked away out of sight in his backyard are the signs of his preparations for doomsday, a catastrophic societal collapse that Erwin, 45, now believes is likely within his lifetime.

“I’ve got, under an awning, stacks of firewood, rain catching in barrels, I’ve got a shed with barbed concertina wire, like the military uses,” he told AFP.

He and his wife also have also stockpiled thousands of rounds of ammunition and enough food for about six months.

 

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A real getaway! Private island in Alaska

If you want to buy a bit of solitutde, it's for sale in Alaska. 

Take in the scenic beauty of Alaska from your very own 3.75-acre private island after Mertz Island went on the market for just over a million dollars.

Stunning pictures show the spectacular views of the lakes and mountains that you can enjoy from the island as well as the exterior of the main residence.

You can buy your very own 3.75-acre private island in Alaska for just $1.25million
The new Pan Abode custom build cedar house sits high facing Sitka Sound

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Is Civil War Coming to America???

First Published by Us in 2010, our prediction is coming close!

America on the BRINK of a CIVIL WAR between White and Black- Long before Trump took Office!


image from i.dailymail.co.ukAfter the Financial Crisis, Civil War? Get Ready to "Leave Your Region ..."-3/2
TruthOut/Le Monde, by Claire Gatinois-- According to the European think tank, LEAP/Europe 2020, two factors make the US a likely candidate for civil violence: the absence of a strong social safety net and the presence of hundreds of millions of firearms. Will the economic and financial crisis degenerate into violent social explosions? Tomorrow, will there be civil war in Europe, the United States and Japan? That's the rather alarming conclusion that the experts of European think tank LEAP/Europe 2020 lay out in their latest bulletin dated mid-February. ...After the Financial Crisis, Civil War? Get Ready to "Leave Your Region ..."-3/2

Civil unrest: Liberals most at risk

Should civil unrest break out over economic or social factors (or both), your rank-and-file liberals will likely be hit harder than most. Think about it. These are people who will have done nothing to prepare for such a scenario; either they don’t believe it can happen, or they assume the government will step in and “take care” of them if it does. Should their children want for food and no one provides any, they’ll perceive themselves entitled to take it from someone else. This will add to the mayhem, of course, but it will serve the government’s purposes quite well.

Many liberals live in major cities. Should full-scale chaos erupt, these will be the absolute worst places to find oneself. During Hurricane Katrina, the police cleared out of much of New Orleans for fear of heavily armed gangs. I suppose that liberal dads will be able to sell off their daughters to gangs for protection should things get too desperate.   Read the whole article here

 

 


The Greatest Constitutional Crisis Since the Civil War

The most immense and dangerous public scandal in American history is finally cracking open like a ripe pomegranate. The broad swath of the Trump-hating media that has participated in what has amounted to an unconstitutional attempt to overthrow the government are reduced to reporting the events and revelations of the scandal in which they have been complicit, in a po-faced ho-hum manner to impart to the misinformed public that this is as routine as stock market fluctuations or the burning of an American flag in Tehran.

For more than two years, the United States and the world have had two competing narratives: that an elected president of the United States was a Russian agent whom the Kremlin helped elect; and its rival narrative that senior officials of the Justice Department, FBI, CIA, and other national intelligence organizations had repeatedly lied under oath, misinformed federal officials, and meddled in partisan political matters illegally and unconstitutionally and had effectively tried to influence the outcome of a presidential election, and then undo its result by falsely propagating the first narrative. It is now obvious and indisputable that the second narrative is the correct one.

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Ann Coulter: Trump’s Failing. Don’t Ask Me to Lie About it

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For decades, voters have been lied to by politicians promising to crack down on immigration. We vote and we vote and we vote, and nothing ever changes. Wage-lowering, culture-destroying policies manage to appear in every bill Congress passes. 

We finally got sick of it and voted for Trump. He promised to build a wall, deport illegal aliens and end the anchor baby scam. No matter how much the establishment screamed at him, he never backed down. 

To call Trump’s promise to build a wall his “central campaign promise” routinizes it. That promise was indispensable to his election in a way that no other president’s campaign promises ever were. 

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Trump had none of the qualities voters typically look for in a president. He hadn’t been vice president, a U.S. senator or governor of California. There was little about his character to inspire a nation. 

Trump’s mandate on immigration was the loudest bell ever to be rung in American politics. 

While I admire people’s loyalty to the first presidential candidate to speak honestly about America’s problems, what if they’re being loyal to a false front?    MORE


SPEAK OF THE BIBLE: LOCUST SWARMS IMMINENT IN EGYPT, SAUDI ARABIA

A locust is held by Israeli researcher at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's Faculty

A locust is held by Israeli researcher at the Department of Zoology at Tel Aviv University's Faculty of Life Sciences December 22, 2015. Israeli researchers have developed a high-jumping locust lookalike robot that they hope could one day replace humans in military or search-and-rescue operations. P. (photo credit: NIR ELIAS / REUTERS)

“The next three months will be critical in bringing the locust situation under control before the summer breeding starts,” FAO’s Senior Locust Forecasting Officer Keith Cressman said.

Earlier this year, the insects evoked biblical times when they showed up at holy sites in Mecca, covering some areas in darkness and sparking a thunderstorm of hail and fire on social media.

“These locusts are normally present in low numbers in the desert and don’t cause a big problem. But following a large rainfall they can quickly multiply, eventually forming hopper bands or swarms of adults, composed of billions of individual locusts,” Cressman told The Media Line.

According to the FAO, locust swarms can extend outwards several hundred square miles, containing roughly 40-80 million adult locusts in each square mile.

What makes these insects so dangerous is their threat to food security, says Cressman.

“A desert locust adult can consume its own weight (roughly 2 grams) in food in a day. The added difficulty is they’re normally in the desert, so they’re eating the vegetation there.

“Once they get into rain-fed crops on the edge of the desert, grown by poor farmers, they’re eating an entire livelihood, and then they move into the country and affect national food supplies,” he emphasized.

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Top FBI lawyer told Congress he wanted Hillary Clinton prosecuted

James Baker, the former general counsel for the FBI, told Congress that he thought Hillary Clinton should have been prosecuted until 'pretty late' in the Department of Justice's investigation.

James Baker, the former general counsel for the FBI, is under investigation for unauthorized leaks to the media
James Baker, the former general counsel for the FBI, is under investigation for unauthorized leaks to the media

Baker told Congress, according to Fox News, that Clinton's team should have known that as secretary of state she'd be receiving and sending 'highly classified' information over email and needed to be using a secure network. 

In closed-door testimony he told lawmakers that DOJ officials had internal arguments about whether to bring charges against Clinton. 

Baker said that her personally found her behavior to be 'alarming' and 'appalling' but other high-level officials were convinced that she did not have 'knowledge or criminal intent' when she used a secret server and personal email to conduct government business.

Leaked government memos show that former FBI director James Comey, at least, had decided months before speaking to Clinton that she was not likely to be prosecuted. 

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Russia IS NOT the THREAT people fear!

Editor's Note: This article was first published in January 2008 and explains how we can understand future events if we know who is who in the Bible. God knew the future of the world when the Bible prophecies were written, and we can understand world events and the coming future when we understand what nations are mentioned in the Bible.

Now with the Trump- so-called-Russian problem- it is time to remember again - RUSSIA IS NOT THE THREAT TO AMERICA- according to the Bible!

by Robert R. Barney

TamsterRussia is rearing it's ugly head. Russia is the Gog and MaGog in your Bible and will play a role in the future, but Russia is never going to become the threat to the world that many fear. Both the King of the North and the King of the South found in Daniel are the key to understanding future world events. This is not to say that Russia or China or even other nations will not go to war and be a menace to the world, but in the total scheme of things, we must watch events in Europe, and the Middle East. One man, Herbert W. Armstrong, repeatedly dared to declare—years ahead of the Soviet Union’s fall—that the USSR was not the power to fear. The real power to watch, according to him, would be another force: a ten-nation “United States of Europe” that would form in the years ahead. He said that Russia would remain a thre at to the world—just not in the way most Westerners thought. Russia would combine economically and militarily with China, he predicted, to eventually create a gargantuan new Asian superpower such as the world has never seen.

 

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Lara Logan: I’m Being ‘Targeted’ for Saying the Media Are ‘Mostly Liberal’ — ‘Nobody Owns Me’

 

In an appearance Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “Hannity,” on the heels of her critique of the media and proclamation that she was receptive to knowing both sides of the political discussion, former CBS correspondent Lara Logan responded to her critics.

Logan had been targeted by some left-leaning commentator after those remarks. She chalked that up to her statement declaring that the media were “mostly liberal.”

“It is obvious, right, because you get targeted and it is the same group of people,” she said. “They’re already starting to target me again now. And I expected it. And you know, I was joking that I’m braced for fire and fury because I know they’re going to come after me again.”   MORE

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How the QAnon internet hoax sowed lies, spread chaos and conspiracy theories, and profited off its surprisingly large following.

1A little less than a year after the first QAnon post, which has since led hundreds of thousands of news junkies down a conspiracy rabbit hole, news correspondent Jack Posobiec from One America News Network spoke with one of the co-originators of the “Q” persona who runs a group of individuals posing as a high-level government intelligence officer. On an anonymous “free speech” platform called 8Chan, they leave thousands of riddles, “clues,” odd questions, and cryptic lines as bread crumbs for their followers to help them in their search for truth.

Many major media outlets have overviewed the nest of conspiracy theories nurtured within Q followers. While many have speculated about who is behind Q and how it came to exist, thanks to Posobiec’s extensive research and the confession of a co-creator who goes by the pseudonym “Microchip,” we now know, with a high degree of certainty, the real origin story of QAnon.

Although the OANN report was published in early September, it’s hard to take down Q enthusiasts. On the internet, lies don’t die, but continue on in half-life until, like ancient cockroaches, they silently crawl off into the far dark corners of the web. QAnon, while fully discredited for numerous failed predictions and false information in its posts alone, is a full-blown enigmatic cult.

Was QAnon A Mistake?

Like many cults, QAnon encourages its most dedicated followers to give money to the further the “great awakening” (of which Q is supposedly a leader). There is ample evidence outside of Posobiec’s report that the individuals currently running Q are financially motivated and have been for some time.

Several threads of evidence, including Microchip’s confession and Discord logs of his conversation with a co-conspirator, reveal how what was originally intended as a harmless troll to “get people thinking” quickly spun into a mythical persona whose cryptic words developed into a full-fledged conspiratorial worldview for a growing audience, now eager for more riddles (and ripe for financial exploitation).

Where there is an audience for conspiracy theories, there’s money to be made. As one Q-skeptic, a YouTuber who goes by the name Unirock, recounted, he was once invited to a Discord server with some of the core “bakers,” or leading Q researchers.

“I was shocked to hear them talking about the best ways to monetize, brand, and make money off the Q movement. I sat and listened for a minute. They told me they liked the way I branded my art into my channel, asked me some questions. I left. I clicked out.”

Another YouTuber named Isaac Green (known online as AntiSchool) also opened up about being contacted by a leading baker named “FarmerFunk,” who tried to entice him to turn his channel into a “baker’s corner,” saying, “I told you that this would be a brand that would last long after Q drifts away. Build your brand wisely, sir.”

This post and other Q-critical videos and posts have since been deleted. Green told The Federalist that he “didn’t want to be associated” with QAnon, while emphasizing that QAnon is not legitimate in any way. He added that he’s experienced “cyberstalking and harassment” from Q followers.

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Today's Plain Truth- Q-Anon

By Bob Barney

I'll admit it, when I was first informed about this guy who called himself, "Q" I had no idea what, who that was.  I try NOT to be uninformed, so we ran a story (republished below) by Jennifer Rae.   Since then I have paid attention to the subject, with the normal skepticism I have with most theories, especially those who can't put their name to it. The claims of Q-Anon make me think of the French self proclaimed psycic Nostradamus, who made all sorts of nonsensical predictions.  He did so by discussing them, so he said, to keep himself from being imprisoned.  Actually he used the style he did because the predictions were so vague, that basically anybody could make them fit into any scenario.  Back in the 70's , Nostradamus was "the thing," and many Christians were duped!   Enter the claims of Q-Anon, who makes Nostradamus' writing biblical!  

I have come to the personal belief that the entire "Q" thing is a hoax, by ANTI-TRUMPERS to make his supporters look like morons like in this Daily Beast article.  That's my opinion, I have some articles today for our readers to become aware of the situation!


AND YOU THOUGHT PIZZAGATE WAS NUTS! What Is QAnon? The Craziest Theory of the Trump Era, Explained

image from img.thedailybeast.comPlotters in the deep state tried to shoot down Air Force One and foil President Trump’s North Korea summit. A cabal of global elites, including top figures in Hollywood, the Democratic Party, and the intelligence agencies, are responsible for nearly all the evil in the world. And now Trump is going to fix it all with thousands of sealed indictments, sending the likes of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama straight to Guantanamo Bay.

Or at least that’s how the world is going for the believers of QAnon, the complex pro-Trump conspiracy theory that’s starting to having unpredictable effects in real life. The real  news can be bad for Trump, but in QAnon-world, the president and his supporters really are getting sick of winning.

 
Who Is “Q”?

QAnon springs from a series of cryptic clues that started to be posted online in October 2017. Starting on 4Chan before migrating to the even more fringe 8Chan, the anonymous person behind the clues  goes by “Q,” a reference to a high-level government security clearance. The “Anon” in “QAnon” refers to both Q himself, and to Q’s nameless supporters, the “anons.”

Q is supposed to be revealing this top-secret information via the clues, which QAnon fans have dubbed “breadcrumbs.” They’re written in a short bursts, in a reference-heavy style that’s part poem, part ransom note. Here’s one example from June:

Think SC vote to confirm (coming).

No Name action.

Every dog has its day.

Enjoy the show.

Even when Q’s predictions disappoint, the QAnon community keeps going. Q hyped up the release of the Justice Department’s inspector general report on the FBI’s Hillary Clinton email investigation, for example, promising that it would contain the promised “Storm” of revelations about top Democrats and the deep state. When the report fizzled, however, Q promised that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, a frequent target of QAnon jabs, had tampered with the report. Trump had the real report, Q claimed, and that report’s release would solve everything.

 

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"Q Anon" Donald Trump and Conspiracy Theories

Have you heard about Q yet? (Don't feel bad, many haven't and here is what you need to know)

 written by Jennifer Rae

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Q is all-the-buzz.

Q allegedly is an anonymous team of people on the world-wide-web who report on the corruption of the deep state and how the cabal is being dismantled by President Trump and his administration.

There is a lot of controversy over whether Q is real or not or even connected to our President in any way. There is even speculation by Q followers that Q could actually be POTUS communicating with us at times, hence the signature of Q+on special, occasional “Q Drops”. Drops are posts or pertinent messages by Q in sort of a Cliff Notes style format.

Q has a huge following in spite of being a highly tendentious entity. Whether you find yourself hooked on Q or still rolling the concept around of such an ingenious, alternative ‘newzie’way the President might be communicating with We the People one thing cannot be denied, there is a whole lot of Satanism being practiced in the world and Q has a lot to say about that! In turn, so do those with allegiance to Q. People are impassioned and some finding renewed purpose in their lives to help expose the truths Q keeps pointing everyone to.

The evidence is mounting of connections to Satanic/Luciferian pagan rituals and pedophilia practices amongst the elite and uber-elite. These depraved individuals are actually being arrested and are singing like canaries, outing those in their circles who are guilty of similar crimes. Do the names Weiner, Weinstein, NXIVM and Alison Mack ring any bells? How about Epstein Island? Pizzagate? And How about all of the priests that are being exposed for their crimes against young boys, defrocked and brought up on charges? Another huge win for this administration early this year was the dismantling of a human trafficking site called Backpage.com. It just doesn’t stop there as the list goes on and on. What a significant time for humanity as it does seem we are living in a state of greater awareness.

 

You see, Q is about “The Great Awakening” and the “Patriots fight”. These are two main vision statements of this mysterious Q entity. Q initiates the difficult conversations about the depravity looming around us and quite honestly some of what is surfacing is outright sickening. Q seems to motivate the decent patriotic American to press forward no matter how uncomfortable the information makes one feel.

 

Did I mention that Q is extremely popular? People are moving and shaking the internet earth to break the latest Q drops. When Q mentions a government employee or a leader of another country, a man of the cloth or even a Hollywood actor you can be sure an army of dedicated truth defenders and researchers called “Anons” are on the task of a thorough investigation. The whirlwind of information gathered and shared can be overwhelming as there are hundreds of YouTube channels dedicated to the sinister findings of Q. On any given day head on over to Twitter or Facebook and you will find tens of thousands of threads discussing all things Q.

One very important statement that has been repeated by Q is, "Symbolism will be their downfall”.

On the “Chan” board on the world-wide-web is where you will find the existence of Q. Today there are just over 2200 Q-Drops since October 28, 2017. One resource that pulls the Drops into an easy to view format is https://qmap.pub/

In Drop 1953  you will see featured a Nazi swastika with The Imperial Eagle, both symbols adopted and joined together by the Germans used to denote communism and the Hitler Youth. We also see a mirrored image of the 1933 Communist Party flag that the modern day terrorist group Antifa proudly parades around the globe with.

In Drop 1954 you will see a sequence of photos: 1) a Nazi/Communist pin of the Hammer and Sickle, then 2) a photo of Pope Francis admiring a larger version of said hammer and sickle with Jesus hanging from a cross. If you look closely you can see that is the same symbol in medallion form hanging around his neck and you will see the same Imperial Eagle/Swastika as well. In addition, 3) a photo of Gloria Vanderbilt wearing a very similar styled necklace as the pope. It seems it may be a Guatemalan Charm Necklace and the specific charms are called “Milagros”. The word “Milagro” means “miracle or offering”.

 

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