March 15th passed with barely a mention from the mainstream media. The sun still shined. People still got up and went to work. Kids went to school and teachers taught them – or, at least pretended to.
Unfortunately, hitting the Debt Ceiling and raising interest rates on debt is a very big deal. Worse, there are bigger problems looming on the horizon.
We are in trouble, folks.
I really hope that y’all will be ready for it.
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Ouch, That Hurt
I told ya’ that it would hurt. The only problem is that we won’t feel the pain until maybe June, or September.
Unfortunately, as I look at the time, I realize that I gotta’ run off to class.
So, look at the research. There’s some VERY interesting stuff in there.
Read my book, Ezekiel’s Fire.
It’s the Fourth and pretty-much-final Edition
It’s free, and it may just save your life.
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THIS WEEK’S RESEARCH
My research sources are pretty wide ranging, and their number keep growing. So, instead of listing all of my sources, let me list the ones that deserve special mention:
A big thank you to all who sent me articles. I appreciate all of it.
IF YOU READ NOTHING ELSE…
Yup, more than just special, these links appear to be the most important of all. Seriously, start with these.
And yes, these are pretty serious.
Those of you who wish to roll up your sleeves and get to work, this is one way to do that.
Don’t sit there and do nothing. Get to work.
The website to go to is:
Be there, or be square.
Joel left this in last week’s comment section, and I count myself impressed. It is not often that you get a chance to see a brilliant mind accept the truth about Christ in such a way as this.
And, this is an example of real apologetics in action.
The logic and reality of the proof of Christ’s resurrection are unassailable. The evidence is clear.
However, evidence is not enough. Remember that Satan fell, because he rebelled against what he KNEW was true. Human beings have done this since time began.
So, not only was Simon Greenleaf a brilliant man, but he was humble enough to accept the truth and follow it.
Thank you for sharing this with us, Joel. An awesome find.
If there is ANYONE with a ‘secular’ gift for foretelling the future, it’s Martin Armstrong, and he demonstrates that America has been at this crossroads before. He believes that we will see physical violence in Congress and then the possibility of a complete breakdown of the country in 2020.
And, it is always the Left that does this. ALWAYS.
When you take morality out of the country, the country falls.
Hopefully, for most of you, this eleven minute video will not be news. For those of you who are unsure about WHAT the DEEP STATE is, or who… you need to watch this.
For those of you who are fixated on the idea that the CIA broke the law… you need to watch this.
If you are a member of the CIA, or any other intelligence organization – and, at least one of you is – you need to watch this.
If you think that the United States has any hope for survival… you need to watch this.
And, those of you who want confirmation of where we are headed… you need to watch this.
Also, there’s a question at the end of the video. The Bible actually has the answer for this one.
We are in the Last Days, kids. It was always going to be this way.
Judge Napolitano went on Fox News to talk about the information that they were ‘given’ that talks about how the ‘wiretaps’ on Trump happened. But, it was a false trail.
George Webb has the right story, and he’s not the only one. This story is unraveling more and more.
It’s interesting that the writer of this piece is in Syria.
It’s a good piece, but he ends with a mistake. There is another leader that celebrated Trump’s election:
If you want to know why America is a lost cause… look no farther than this article. When small town America pushes through draconian measures that demand acceptance of sinful behavior…
…well, it means that America is done.
And yes, that goes for any other country. We’re seeing this encroaching on Taiwan, too.
This is a New American video. It has good information, and they are completely correct.
I actually watched this in action as I was sitting in Jerusalem, and saw how they reported on events in Jerusalem.
But, there’s something interesting. I’ve noticed that The New American and her parent organization, the John Birch Society, do not do more than scratch the surface. They are careful to never go too deep.
You’ll never hear ANYTHING about elite pedophiles and Satanists. You’ll never hear them talk about the Jesuits.
Are they some kind of ‘controlled opposition’?
When you never give a convincing reason for why these people are doing what they are doing, people like me turn their attention elsewhere.
There are too many ‘limited hangouts’ and ‘controled oppositions’. And, I’m so tired of it. I really am.
That’s a VERY appropriate date. VERY.
Can anyone tell me why June 7th is so important?
Paul Benson answers a common straw man argument posed by those who hold the pretrib view, and he points out the logical fallacies used in the construction of this error.
If you struggle to understand who populates the Millennium if there is a post-tribulation rapture, read this. He even quotes some guy named John Little!
(I promise not to hold it against him.)
Good work, Paul!
ARTICLES OF NOTE
These articles have a more individual importance. They cross categories, and are often in their own category. And, I think that these should be your first stop in your reading.
An interesting video, and I can tell you with some authority that it’s more than possible. I’ve actually been involved in writing some of the programming guides for artificial intelligence applications. And, AI can do a LOT more than you realize. In fact, they could do it back in the 1990s.
The only problem is about what happens to society.
Well, war will happen to society. So will Ezekiel’s Fire and then the Antichrist. So, maybe we won’t need to worry about all this, but think about how good it is that the end of this age is rapidly approaching.
And THAT thought is the biggest value of this video.
T2L shared this in the comment section from last week. It appears that Trudeau is intent on increasing the numbers of unborn children murdered around the world.
The article says that Trudeau “is looking to advance the cause of abortion…”
Murder is a ’cause’?
What utter abomination.
Since I’m an American, my question is whether Trump is going to roll back Bush’s and Obama’s HUGE support for abortion, worldwide. And yes, under Bush, the US helped fund abortion groups and those that carry out abortions. This is a bipartisan ’cause’.
Horriying. Abominable. Vile. Evil beyond belief.
The only question in my mind… is when will God’s wrath fall upon these abominations.
The fools running the EU never learn, so they will destroy what they claim to be loyal to.
Why do people need to be so stupid?
And, I include myself in this. We are our own worst enemy. We build and build and build, and then knock it all down because of our pride and arrogance.
Thank God that Jesus is coming back and will free us from our sinful stupidity.
Last week, I included a link to an article about plans in South Africa to confiscate the land of white farmers… and to do worse. When I wrote my comment to that link, I had no idea that a reader was experiencing these events would reach out with some of his own thoughts on the matter – in last week’s comment section.
Here is what he said:
I live in South Africa. Am a white male. I am a target for white genocide as is my family. Cannot get out. Am unemployed so no visa from USA Embassy nor UK Consulate. Nowhere in Africa to escape to either. Land Expropriaton Bill is real. Zuma and Malema have threatened land grab. The “church” is sleeping or teaching doctrines of demons. I can only now hope God will help me and my family as also all the white people here…
It breaks my heart to hear stories like this. And, I do my best to seek God’s wisdom in how to help. I will always do the best that I can.
Here is part of my response to Craig’s comment:
I can only imagine what you are thinking and feeling as you face this. Again, do not hesitate to share links or insights that would help us to understand your situation. And, if anyone can help, I’m sure that they’ll do their best.
God bless you, Craig. I’m sure that I speak for many that will read this, when I say that our hopes and prayers go with you.
I will try to pass on what Craig and others say. Please pray for Craig and his family, and for those like him in South Africa.
Why do spy agencies hire so many morons?
Now, I know a couple, and they’re generally nice people with an above average intelligence. But, they didn’t get very far up the ladder. Only the morons get promoted.
I love the responses that I get when this kind of news hits the headlines. Everyone cheers until they realize that this 1.2 billion barrel discovery is only enough for two months of American oil consumption.
Peak Oil has already happened. When it can no longer be ignored, get ready for it all to fall apart.
Serious language alert. Lots.
I’m only posting this because it is proof positive that ONLY a Christian society can be free. And, Stefan Molyneux essentially admits this, while trying to point out other solutions.
But, ‘other solutions’ don’t work. We are too sinful, glutonous and irresponsible. We will ALWAYS take as much as we can, for as long as we can. We are all greedy.
I say ‘we’ in terms of our society. However, when you add enough Christians to that society, who truly love the Lord and will follow Him, no matter what… society changes.
It’s what it means to be the ‘salt of the earth’.
Well, most ‘christians’ aren’t the ‘salt of the earth’ anymore. They’re as dishonest, corrupt and greedy as anyone else. They’re jumping in bed with each other, outside of marriage. They’re cheating people of what they’re owed. They don’t fulfill their commitments.
The average non-Christian, 70 years ago was a better, more honest person than the average Christian, today.
So, we did this. We. You, me and those who sit next to you on Sunday.
We let feel-good Christianity creep in, and here we are.
And, don’t blame the non-Christians. They can’t help being what they are. YOU AND I are the ones who can help being what WE are.
We chose dishonesty and corruption, and now we pay.
Who knew that there were morons in the ‘House of Lords’?
This is something that EVERYONE needs to understand. The Elites are just as stupid as you and me. If anything, they are MORE stupid than you and me.
What else did you think would happen if people keep marrying their cousins?
I’m sorry, but I get ‘triggered’ by morons. Morons should be put in their own safe space, where they won’t ‘trigger’ those of us who are trying to be rational.
Indonesia has lots of deserted islands that could be used for this purpose. They could even call it Moronesia.
Morons, can’t live with ’em. Can’t shoot ’em.
Okay, if liberal leftist morons demonstrating that they really are morons… if that drives you nuts, then don’t watch this.
And, it IS driving me nuts, so maby I shouldn’t be watching this stuff, but I can’t help myself.
Help! Help! I’m being mortified by morons! Help!
John ‘Moron’ McCain quivered with anger?
That buffoon ALWAYS does that, and anyone that McCain hates is someone that I’m prepared to like. McCain is a schlub of the worst kind. He’s a chickenhawk that got dropped on his head one time too many.
And, the biggest reason why I despise him, is his willingness to cause the murder of millions upon millions of civilians – as well as steal the land of Americans.
That guy loves death and destruction.
This is one of the problems that I have with the military. They expend incredibly expensive weapons to take out low value targets.
This is stupid, really stupid. Yet, few in the military seem to be able to think this through. You don’t need smart warheads. You need smart launchers.
One of these days, the military will figure this out.
But first, they need to fire the morons in procurement at the Pentagon.
I want my vote back from 1992.
And, 1988. Especially 1988.
Ah, the noose is tightening around Obama’s people. Nice.
Anyone who will punch and knock to the ground a guy who is 74 years old… that guy should go to jail.
This is obscene.
I believe that Whitehead is being too kind. Yes, America is a Kleptocracy, but it’s more than that.
It’s a Kakistocracy. Here’s the definition from Wikipedia:
A kakistocracy is a state or country run by the worst, least qualified, or most unscrupulous citizens. The word was coined by English author Thomas Love Peacock in 1829.
THAT is what the American government is. You can find the Wikipedia article, here:
THAT is IRONY!
I stopped believing banks and bankers a long time ago.
I keep forgetting that not everyone is as cynical as I am.
Ah yes, the Obamanistas.
There’s a reason why Wall Street loved them so.
THE ORGANIZED RAPE OF CHILDREN
I hope that you will forgive me for wanting these people dead. With a thorough trial, first to establish the facts… then, a swift execution.
God help us all.
This was from three weeks ago, and the arrests have been continuing. My hope is that the people in charge of these pedophile networks also get taken down.
It’s not enough to get the low level people. You need to take out the upper levels. But, this is a good start.
Keep up the good work, Donald!
This is sick.
Unfortunately, I am not surprised. I’ve had a very low opinion of professors, ever since I went to University and saw how stupid most of them were. Luckily, I learned to keep my mouth shut and not point this out, which is why I graduated.
Professors tend to messed up, in general, so you would expect something like this. So, what I want to do, is make a thorough search of all the computers at Universities. Everyone who has child pornography on their computer, should be taken out and shot.
Those with adult pornography should be fired.
This would probably cause most Universities to go out of business, but that’s fine with me.
This category has expanded significantly. It’s as if the flood gates on this issue have opened. It’s an indication of the seriousness of the situation. And, it’s very serious, indeed.
Ethiopia is an extremely corrupt government and has made worthless promises that they will carefully fill the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. I believe that they will fill that dam as fast as possible, drying up the Nile, just as chapter 19 of Isaiah said that they would.
It is said that they will begin filling the dam, next year.
This is going to be traumatic for Egypt – just as Isaiah said.
There is a sentence in this article that should make people stop and think:
Less than 10% of Nile water now reaches the sea, and most of the nutrient-rich sediment is trapped in the delta by a dense canal and irrigation system.
Basically, Egypt uses up the entire flow of the Nile. But, it gets worse:
Without GERD, the Nile supplies around 97% of Egypt’s present water needs, with only 660 cubic meters per person, one of the world’s lowest annual per capita water shares.
With a population expected to continue surging, Egypt is projected to experience critical fresh water and food shortages.
That’s a problem. A big one that no one is going to be able to handle. They are already using the least amount of water, per person. They’re already suffering problems with nutrition.
What are they going to do when that Ethiopian dam starts to fill in earnest?
The events that are descending upon us, will try our souls. How many of us survive those trials will depend upon your location and your preparations.
Please prepare for the worst period of time in human history. America will be ground zero, followed by Europe. Other places will be devastated, but those two areas will be hit the worst – at least, as I see it now.
No place will be safe, but there are some places that will be safer than others.
Please, prepare for the worst.
I don’t know if this is useful, or how useful.
Is it ‘energy effective’?
Is it cost effective?
If you you know, share what you know with us!
Okay, here’s a pro tip.
Always have a second cell phone to give to the border guards. Make it cheap, but also make sure that it has enough of your ‘information’ on it, to make it look like you use it.
Here’s another view of the above from Michael Snyder.
Seriously. A second phone. Get one, if it matters.
This category speaks to the aftermath of the Trump win. My hope is that I’ll be able to close this category out, when the world realizes that Trump will not be as good as people hoped, or as bad as they feared.
Trump will be just one more president, in a long line of presidents, that compromized on the ideals that are the foundation of America. (Either that, or the Deep State will assassinate him.)
Trump needs to get rid of the Obamanistas, and he needs to do it YESTERDAY. He’s moving too slow on his appointments. He needs to get the traitors out.
And yes, all who would betray their job, are traitors.
Okay, it looks like Comey is one of the ‘good guys’. I had some pretty harsh words for him, and I still stand by those words. But, he appears to be acting according to what he believes is best for the country.
And yes, a body language analysis CAN tell you all that. Comey believes what he’s saying, and he believes in what he’s doing.
That’s the kind of person that the FBI needs.
We’ll see if Trump handles this properly.
They can’t keep a great girl down, and it’s just more proof that Trump really DID win the election.
If that’s true, the Deep State is in for a big surprise.
I know someone who attends Mike Pence’s church. No one would go to that church if they weren’t a serious Christian.
So, go ahead and take out Trump. Make my day.
So, the toiletpaper of record, the WaPo, is doing its best to dig up dirt. The best that they’ve been able to do is to prove that Steve Bannon is… a busy guy.
Why do these morons do this?
Did they do this to Valerie Jarret? Or any of Obama’s other people?
They’re not just morons. They’re disgusting and corrupt morons.
It would be just like Trump to issue this tax return, so that he could knock down the morons at the mainstream media.
The Donald is a VERY smart dude.
Hmmmm… Democrats in turmoil.
I’m loving it.
It’s time for conservatives to leave the Democratic Party. Of course, it’s too late. American is going down.
Maybe yes. Maybe no.
But, it’s true that we haven’t heard any evidence of misery coming from the bankers.
ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL COLLAPSE
We’ve been talking about the collapse of the economy and financial system for a very long time, and every day that collapse is delayed… well …the collapse just gets worse and worse. Eventually, it will be an explosion that will devastate the world and lead to chaos, confusion, death, destruction and war. Lots and lots of war.
In fact, it has begun already.
By the time that you see it, it will be too late to do anything about it.
This is where we start yelling for people to have more kids… or not.
When all the debt collapses… do we know what will happen?
Actually, we do. It’s in the Bible.
Gail Tverberg is a very smart lady. Very smart. She understands that the number one reason for economic growth over the past century is coal and oil.
As coal and oil became more expensive to get out of the ground, economies have made up the difference with debt – in addition to all the other reasons why they ran up so much debt.
What happens when you raise interest rates on that debt?
Even by just a little bit?
This will NOT end well.
If you think that America can’t default on its debt, you haven’t been paying attention.
America has no intention of paying peole back. When people buying American bonds finally figure that out…
But, this is about the Debt Ceiling. America just ran into it.
Will the morons in Congress do anything about this?
So, the reason why they hiked interest rates is… because they wanted to.
And no, she did NOT have a reason to give.
Interesting, dontcha think?
And, Michael Snyder provides us with 12 reasons why it was such a bad idea.
Did they do it on purpose?
The short answer is YES!
Don’t expect your pension to be there when you need it.
GOLD AND SILVER
When economic and financial collapse comes your way, you need something tangible to weather the storm. Right now, I cannot think of anything tangilble that is so fiercely undervalued and universally recognized as gold and silver.
There might be other things that are better. I just can’t see ’em. If you can think of something better, share it with us.
Basically, it can’t be fixed. Therefore, it WON’T be fixed. So, there will be a default, and when the default happens…
…there goes the empire AND everything that you have.
The only people left standing will be those outside of the debt system with assets is stuff that everyone recognizes as valuable.
These are at least worth a chuckle. And, it might save you from going nuts.
I had a bit of a laugh at these, and I hope that you will too.
What would we do without the Sunday Funnies?
This is where you get to break out into my favorite song about China…
Yes, it’s my FAVORITE song about China. I like to sing it while walking through Taipei with the most beautiful girl on the planet, who just happens to be Chi… er …Taiwnese.
(Taiwanese… Chinese… I can’t tell the difference.)
So, if you want to walk through China or Taiwan, singing my favorite song about China, you need the lyrics…
And yes, I really do like the Chinese. Lots and lots, even parking lots.
There I was talking to the lovliest woman on the planet, dredging up examples of some of my favorite songs of my favorite songs, when I saw this one.
Oh dear, this one… The First Self-Righteous Church, Sister Bertha BetterThanYou and one half-crazed Mississippi squirrel. I’m not sure if it gets better than that.
It’s pure Ray Stevens.
Morons. Every single leftist.
Islam is the most vile and Satanic religion on the planet. It is violent, repressive, racist and supremacist. It isn’t just a religion. It’s an ideology that seeks to destroy any nation, country and government that it comes in contact with.
These are the articles that demonstrate what Islam REALLY is.
Beating your wife. OUCH.
I want to take a baseball bat to any man who does that.
What an evil religion.
We are seeing the fulfillment of the words of Jesus, right now. And, it seems that Islam is leading the way. What insanity!
What is wrong with North America and Europe?
Have they – and we – gone insane?
Pretty amazing for Erdogan to do this. It shows just how awful Turkey is, and just how awful the migrant situation in Europe is. This is bad all around.
That could hurt. Spring is almost here.
I think that it’s going to be a long hot summer.
It is going to take a superhuman effort to remove the Muslim Brotherhood from the halls of power in the US, and the world. I am horrified by what the US and Europe has done to itself.
I just don’t understand why the Germans are so stupid. I just don’t get it. Here’s the summary:
As it now turns out, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán was right about a “secret deal” all along.
In a government report published last month by the German newspaper Rheinische Post, experts recommended an annual intake of up to 300,000 migrants a year for the next 40 years, to counter lower German birth rates.
As they embark on a bizarre social engineering project on a continental scale, members of Germany’s political class evidently do not see the need to consult even their own electorates. Instead, they apparently believe in creating irreversible facts on the ground, and giving voting rights to migrants permanently residing in Germany.
I don’t get it. I really don’t.
Amazing. Sweden is STILL refusing to acknowledge that they have a problem. It’s as if they’ve chosen to just destroy themselves.
And yes, the Swedes are terrified of being labeled as a ‘racist’. Literally terrified.
I can’t believe it. They are rushing forward to bring MILLIONS more useless migrants into Europe.
I can hardly believe it.
They are going into the most violent countries in the world, and bringing these people into the EU.
Why have they chosen Africa and the Middle East?
They could have chosen so many OTHER countries, like China or India. But, instead, they chose the worst of the worst.
Utterly amazing. Utterly.
This can only be the deepest of insanities.
KHALIFA HAFTAR – LIBYA
When I first realized that Russia was backing Khalifa Haftar in Eastern Libya, I realized that this helped me identify a big piece that I was missing in the Gog and Magog puzzle. All the other members of the Gog and Magog alliance had identified themselves and were moving into place – except for Cush.
Cush is a part of the Gog and Magog alliance, and I’m not sure whether that is Ethiopia, Sudan or another country in sub-Saharan Africa. We’ll see how Cush falls into place. But, for now, we look at Libya.
And, looking at Libya means looking at the fortunes of Khalifa Haftar.
Almost two weeks ago, Haftar lost control of the major Libyan oil terminals, and I was wondering if he was ‘finished’.
I guess not, and it looks like they had some help in retaking those oil terminals:
Al Jazeera’s Mahmoud Abdelwahed, reporting from Tripoli, said Benghazi Defence Brigades’ sources confirmed reports that the ports were lost and its fighters were under attack.
“They finally managed to retake the two terminals, they are still bombarding the Benghazi Defence Brigades along the coast,” said Abdelwahed. “Haftar’s forces have been using advanced missile systems to target their positions.”
Those missile systems didn’t come out of nowhere. Haftar didn’t make them. Egypt didn’t make them… so, it should be clear that Russia has chosen Haftar to take over Libya.
And, that strategy appears to be working.
While Haftar has regained the momentum, recapturing Libyan oil facilities, violence has erupted in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The top religious leader says that it’s Khalifa Haftar’s fault, and I’m prepared to believe him.
After all, if Tripoli can’t even keep the peace in the capital, then the average Libyan isn’t going to support the government in Tripoli. This will make Haftar and the rival government in Tobruk more appealing.
And, everyone likes a winner.
Russia has ‘learned’ from America’s use of ‘private contractors’, and has started deploying their own. The interesting thing is that the Libyans seem to like the Russians:
Krinitsyn, the contractors’ boss, said that while in Libya his employees had run into a group of local militants. He said the militants were initially hostile, but became friendly when they realised the outsiders were Russians.
“It was an uncomfortable situation but the image created by Putin in Syria played a positive role. We realized that Russia is welcomed in Libya more than other countries are,” he said.
Obama’s America supported the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya, and the Libyans know that. The Libyans also know that Russia is against the Muslim Brotherhood.
We’re all going to pay for the evils brought on us by Barack Hussein Obama. We let him do this, so we’ll pay. I’m just hoping that Trump can lessen the damage.
Okay, this is a Saudi publication with obvious Saudi propaganda mixed in. But, the interesting thing that they point out is that Khalifa Haftar – after capturing key oil facilities in September – handed control over the oil terminals to the National Oil Corporation.
Then the Libyan ‘government’ in Tripoli promptly kicked him in the teeth.
Now that Haftar is back in control of those terminals again… it doesn’t look like Haftar will be turning them over to the government in Tripoli.
Whatever the outcome of the battle in the capital, the House of Representatives’ next move is crucial. It has rejected the Libyan Political Agreement and the Serraj government. However when Haftar first took the oil terminals last year, he returned their control to the National Oil Corporation in Tripoli and the oil income continued to flow to the Central Bank from where it was disbursed, in a fashion, to all parts of the country including the east. The temptation now may be to try and seize control of the eastern oil income. This would be a grave error opposed by the international community. It would also bring about the de facto partition of Libya and could set the stage for a bitter civil war.
With the Muslim Brotherhood causing trouble in Tripoli and Egypt supporting Haftar… I’m betting that Haftar will sell the oil from those terminals to Egypt and use the money to take over Libya.
And, he’ll do it with Russian weapons and Russian support.
The morons in the US Dept. of State? The ones who created this mess in the first place?
Lots of them were fired, but not enough.
I detest The Guardian newspaper. But, there’s an interesting quote that you should pay attention to:
In a fragmented, chaotic political landscape, western powers back Tripoli but some also back Haftar, with France having supplied special forces to aid his battle with Islamists. Russia officially recognises Tobruk, not Tripoli, as the legitimate government, printing Tobruk’s banknotes even as a British firm prints Tripoli’s currency.
Moscow’s most dramatic intervention came in late February when Russia’s state oil giant Rosneft announced a massive production and exploration deal with Libya’s National Oil Corporation, its arrival in Libya coming after the western oil giants, put off by the violence, pulled out.
With Rosneft also signing deals in Egypt and Iraq, Moscow appears to be signalling a greater footprint in the Middle East. “The Rosneft deal means something very specific politically,” says financial analyst Jalel Harchaoui. “Russia has been increasingly active, vocal and visible as far as its preference as to what type of governance should prevail in Libya.”
So, Russia has been printing the currency that Eastern Libya uses, the currency that Haftar uses to pay his troops. Britain is printing the currency of Western Libya. And, Russia recognizes Tobruk as the capital of Libya.
And Rosneft is moving in to scoop up the profits from running Libya’s oil production.
Russians are a pretty hardy bunch. Very hardy.
And, this is that bit of fighting going on inside of Tripoli, that the ‘Grand Muftar’ was so upset about.
You can bet that Russia and Haftar will be interested in ‘stirring the pot’ in Tripoli to weaken Western Libya, so that Haftar can take over.
It’s what I would have done – and would do – in their place, if I was devoid of morality. Russia and Haftar cannot afford honor or morality, if they wish to win. So, they won’t be honorable, and they won’t be moral.
And, they’ll win.
There’s a picture in this article that gives you a good idea of just how much of Libya’s oil is controlled by Haftar, and it’s a lot. And, here’s a quote worth paying attention to:
Meanwhile, Libya’s eastern parliament said on Wednesday it was cancelling an agreement to unify the country’s National Oil Corporation (NOC).
The statement from the parliament’s energy committee urged the eastern-based Libyan National Army (LNA) to hand over the ports of Es Sider and Ras Lanuf as soon as it had fully secured them, without saying who they should be handed to.
When the LNA originally took over Es Sider, Ras Lanuf and two other terminals in Libya’s Oil Crescent in September, it handed them to the NOC in Tripoli.
A breakaway NOC office aligned with Libya’s eastern government and the LNA is based in Benghazi, though its efforts to manage oil operations independently have been blocked by international sanctions that remain in place.
The UN-backed GNA has struggled to assert control since it was installed in the capital Tripoli a year ago.
While the corrupt morons in Tripoli fought over who would rule Libya, Haftar started taking over, and he now controls a massive amount of oil production. You can bet that he will find buyers for that oil and a pipeline of money coming in to fund his takeover of Libya.
And, the morons in Tripoli are helping him do that, by being morons.
Ah, interesting. Turkey was supporting the Muslim Brotherhood in Libya. And, Haftar had them all thrown out of Eastern Libya. So, Libya has been backing the Muslim Brotherhood.
Of course, that makes perfect sense. After all, they’ve been providing MASSIVE support for ISIS and the other rebels in Syria. And, THOSE guys are just ‘Muslim Brotherhood’ under different names.
Here’s an interesting quote:
The 73-year-old Haftar, who retains the loyalty of the parliament in Tobruk, is a central actor in the Libyan civil war. A former ally of deposed Libyan strong man Moammar Gadhafi, Haftar received his military training in the Soviet Union and maintains deep ties with Russia. Haftar’s forces control most of Libya’s oil facilities, particular after they captured the ports along Libya’s “Oil Crescent” in September. Since then, oil production more than doubled from 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) to over 700,000 bpd in January. On Feb. 21, Russian oil giant Rosneft signed an investment and crude oil purchasing agreement with Libya’s National Oil Corporation, paving the way for a major Russian role in Libya’s oil industry.
The government of Russian President Vladimir Putin recently increased its level of support for Haftar. In late December 2016, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov rebuked the United Nations’ special representative for Libya, German Diplomat Martin Kobler, for his partiality to Haftar’s rivals, particularly the U.N.-backed administration of Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj in Tripoli. Gatilov extoled Haftar as “doing a lot to fight Islamic State terrorists and help[ing] the government restore control of oil production.” In January 2017, Haftar was invited aboard Russia’s aircraft carrier in the Mediterranean in order to conduct a video conference with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
Ankara has been struggling to restore its position in Libya since it backed the Muslim Brotherhood’s ill-fated attempt to create its own government based in Tripoli instead of supporting the new Libyan parliament, the Council of Deputies, housed in Tobruk. During Ahmet Davutoğlu’s tenure as Turkey’s prime minister, relations between Ankara and the Tobruk-based parliament deteriorated to the point where all Turkish firms were expelled from Libya.
It looks like Turkey has gotten its fingers burned, in their efforts to destabilize the Middel East and take over. They’ve also made themselves stink badly to the Europeans.
So, who do they have left?
Russia, of course.
Okay, so Russia and Egypt had a nice little ‘joint exercise’ near Egypt’s border with Libya:
Egypt and Russia have been cooperating militarily over the past year. Last October, the Russian and Egyptian armies held a joint exercise in Egypt titled “Defenders of Friendship 2016.”
Russia sent 800 soldiers, 15 helicopters and 100 tons of military equipment for the drill.
Wanna bet that some of that ‘100 tons’ made it into Haftar’s army?
GOG AND MAGOG
I’ve been writing about the coming of Gog and Magog for a while. You can find a lot of that, here: http://ezekielsfire.com/
And, the articles below point to that coming. I really, Really, REALLY hope that you’ll be ready for this. Please read Ezekiel’s Fire to make sure. (And yes, it’s free.)
Another piece of the Gog and Magog alliance continues to fall into place. Turkey is showing which side it wishes to join, and it’s obvious that the Russo-Iranian axis is the one that they are going for.
I find it fascinating that both China and Russia are depending on Iran to facilitate trade with each other. The irony is that the first picture in this article includes Modi, the Prime Minister of India, and not the prime minister of Iran.
In the ‘trade game’, India doesn’t seem to be playing much of a role.
Trade is facilitating Gog and Magog?
I wasn’t expecting that one.
Okay, a high ranking Iranian official claims that they have infiltrated terrorist groups into the US, waiting for the moment to cripple the United States.
The question is WHEN they will give the orders to activate these groups.
Okay, I guess that SOMEONE needed to ask the question. So, here’s the answer:
This does NOT surprise me. I have never enjoyed traveling in Turkey, and the only reason why I did it was because it was a cheaper place to go than elsewhere.
Hitler is on record as saying that he felt that he could get away with murdering six million Jews, because the Turks got away with murdering the Armenians. When you add up all the people that they murdered in their multiple genocides, they massacred 2.5 million non-Muslims. (Armenians, Greeks and Assyrian Christians)
I’m sorry, but Turkey needs to be turned into a parking lot. Nuked and paved over. For posterity.
The Land of Israel and the People of Israel are at the heart of what is happening in these Last Days. God is at work IN Israel and WITH Israel.
If you are against Israel, then you are a supporter of Islam and Satan.
If you are FOR Israel, then you support the work of God and the victory that God will have over Lucifer.
Please join me in that battle.
WELL DONE ISRAEL!!
The irony is that they really don’t. I suspect that if people stopped giving them money to attack Israel, they might decide that peace is a good idea.
The Palestinians are the welfare queens of the Middle East, and they’re morons. Eventually, they’ll do what all morons do, and get themselves killed or expelled. And, it will be their own stupid fault.
Interesting. Mandy Bombard searches for the ABSOLUTELY WORST videos on YouTube, looking for ‘abuse of children’ by the IDF. And then, she does a body language analysis.
What does she come up with?
The Israelis did NOTHING wrong!
I could have said that, because I lived there. But, she didn’t need to.
How ironic. Israel is the best place in the Middle East for a Muslim to live.
Who’d ha’ thought?
Now, notice the pile-on of the neo-Nazis in the comment section. They’ve been doing that from the first video of Rebel Media’s coverage of their Israel excursion.
Where do these neo-Nazi morons come from?
Did someone drop them on their heads?
I truly hope that you’ll be ready for this
(That’s a link. Click it for a discussion on preparation.)
A prudent man foreseeth the evil, and hideth himself: but the simple pass on, and are punished. – Proverbs 22:3
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