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  • What If We Had Carpet Bombed Japanese Cities After Pearl Harbor?

    04/20/2018 11:36:01 AM PDT · 109 of 139
    sasportas to sasportas

    Correction, should have read what I was going to post first. It should have said:

    After reading your link, I’m left with the impression, in terms of what strategic targets were destroyed, Gen. LeMay knowing how to effectively use his B-29’s made him one of the greatest warfighters the US, or any other nation, has ever produced. They basically shut down Japan’s war fighting ability.

  • What If We Had Carpet Bombed Japanese Cities After Pearl Harbor?

    04/20/2018 11:10:37 AM PDT · 100 of 139
    sasportas to QualityMan

    Some say that midway was the turning point....I tend to disagree with that. Personally, I think the turning point was the struggle for Guadalcanal, and the subsequent loss of their position in the southern Solomons.

    >The Marines do not want the Navy to get the credit, so they, of course, try to make Guadalcanal the turning point. Fact is, before Midway we were continually on the defensive, the war was going all Japan’s way; after Midway it was the Japs that were continually on the defensive, the war had tilted our way.

    The case is made for the Marine victory at Guadalcanal being the ground war turning point, but not for the war in general. Had not the war at sea already been turned (at Midway) the Marines could not have even been landed to do what they did. The Navy fights for control of the sea, the sea had to first be in our control before Guadalcanal could have been fought.

  • What If We Had Carpet Bombed Japanese Cities After Pearl Harbor?

    04/20/2018 10:59:41 AM PDT · 93 of 139
    sasportas to smokingfrog

    After reading your link, I’m left with the impression that Gen. In terms of what strategic targets were destroyed, Gen. LeMay knowing how to use his B-29’s made him one of the greatest warfighters the US, or any other nation, has ever produced. They basically shut down Japan’s war fighting ability.

    Very informative link. I’d suggest everyone should read it.

  • Why Britain played second fiddle to France in Syria strikes... (no cruise missile ships)

    04/16/2018 9:35:42 PM PDT · 7 of 19
    sasportas to sukhoi-30mki

    Britain is like Canada, why spend billions on defense when you’ve got the US to do that for you.

  • The Cal 3 Initiative: Three Californias may be coming soon

    04/16/2018 1:38:57 PM PDT · 68 of 78
    sasportas to SeekAndFind

    The map has San Francisco in the Northern California “state.” This means Northern California will be run by San Francisco, with its big city greater population. If I lived in northern Calif. I think I would be wary of this proposal.

  • Radio host Art Bell passes away at 72

    04/14/2018 11:54:20 AM PDT · 40 of 48
    sasportas to Morgana

    Bell couldn’t differentiate between the occult and Christianity. He left me, or I left him by changing the station, when he would expound on Biblical themes, particularly Bible prophecy.

  • Mark Zuckerberg: ‘We Don’t Think What We Are Doing Is Censoring Speech’

    04/12/2018 7:40:48 AM PDT · 37 of 125
    sasportas to davikkm

    What is amazing to me how people like Zuckerberg...Bill Clinton, Rubenstein, and virtually everybody on the left, can lie with such a blank face.

  • Wake Forest Religion Professor: Christianity “Fundamentally Evil”

    04/07/2018 4:05:45 PM PDT · 63 of 111
    sasportas to daniel1212

    I don’t think this “professor” is pitting “evil” Christianity over against atheism, more like pitting “evil” Christianity over against the eastern religions of southeast Asia.

    The reason he is so against Christianity, is it is “objective.” Well, what does he think he is doing with his southeast Asia religions? He’s very objective about them, he holds them to be the truth, as opposed to Christianity.

  • Confederate names removed from Florida city's street signs

    04/03/2018 3:23:39 PM PDT · 31 of 37
    sasportas to Simon Green

    If we are surprised at streets in Florida named after confederate hero’s, remember South Carolina was the first state to break away from the union, Alabama, Georgia, and Florida were together the next.

    Florida wasn’t always what it is now, controlled by Yankees. It was as much aligned with southern sympathies as its neighboring states, Alabama and Georgia.

  • Air Force veteran sues after being pulled from ceremony mid-speech

    04/02/2018 5:06:40 PM PDT · 26 of 71
    sasportas to MarvinStinson

    If we had somebody besides Mattis, a carry-over from the Obama era at the top, who could care less about how the majority in the military feel, who believe in God, we wouldn’t have this.

    John Bolton was a good replacement, along with the others who were replaced, it’s time for a change at the top of the defense dept.

  • Ban the Boob Tube not Guns

    04/01/2018 2:10:30 PM PDT · 13 of 21
    sasportas to otness_e

    I don’t think the books in the French Revolution period, though subversive, were as effective as TV and today’s media.

    From what I have read, back during the time leading up to the French Revolution, it was mostly the elite that read the works of Voltaire and the Enlightenment philosophers. The elite, the Jacobites, etc., in turn, stirred the masses to revolt. Today, its the masses who are subverted directly by visual means.

    Who reads books nowadays? A very few. You have to put forth an effort to read a book. They get their daily dose of propaganda from something that requires no effort on their part.

    Just one man’s opinion.

  • Stunning religious illiteracy from NPR

    04/01/2018 11:45:27 AM PDT · 20 of 27
    sasportas to OneVike

    The best I’ve ever read on the resurrection on the third day. Clears up a lot of misconceptions people have due to a western way of interpreting the “three days and three nights” in Matthew. Thanks for such an informative post.

    I do wish, however, since you dealt with just about everything at length having to do with this issue, you had dealt with why grape juice, instead of wine, was used at the Passover meal. It seems grape juice, representing Christ’s sinless blood, would be more in accord with the unleavened bread that represented his sinless body.

    Those who believe it should be wine, have their reasons for doing so - one of which: grapes from the previous fall’s harvest would have fermented and become wine, or new wine, by Passover observance in the springtime. They could hardly have used grape juice, as it would have no longer been grape juice.

  • Report: Christianity Sweeping China as Millions Convert

    03/31/2018 9:16:17 PM PDT · 5 of 9
    sasportas to SeekAndFind

    Good news from China. We must remember, however, there was a great conversion to Christ in the days also before the communist takeover. Mao had his army slaughter the Christians without mercy. Communists historically consider Christianity the greatest threat to their ideology.

    Lets not forget that the present regime in China, now with a dictator for life, are communists. If they begin to feel threatened by too many conversions to Christ, the boot heel will drop.

  • Students at Florida high school stage walkout IN SUPPORT of Second Amendment........

    03/31/2018 9:03:53 PM PDT · 8 of 18
    sasportas to caww

    Rockledge, where in central Florida is that? anybody know?

  • Heads Up: Huge surge in migrants from Central America headed toward US from Mexico

    03/31/2018 5:15:19 PM PDT · 40 of 60
    sasportas to Jonty30

    Ever since they lost the US vs Mexico war. It ended with America taking their Vera Cruz, a very important port city, and their capital city, Mexico City. America could have annexed the entire country of Mexico, at that point. But did not, instead they annexed Mexican territory from New Mexico to California.

    Very few Americans know this history, nor even that the war even happened. But not so in Mexico. That war lingers on in their collective bitter memory. So much so, that many of them say they are avenging that war by flooding the US with immigrants. In this way, they intend to yet win that war.

  • God in the Gulag: Christianity's Survival in Soviet Russia

    03/30/2018 12:39:49 PM PDT · 5 of 5
    sasportas to GoldenState_Rose

    Solzhenitsyn, himself a prisoner in the Gulag, ob­served that:
    “No camp can corrupt those who have a stable nucleus...”

    >These wonderful words of wisdom do not apply to just the Gulag, in the growing antichristian, anti-Bible climate of today’s society, they apply as much today. A stable Bible-based nucleus, our lives built upon a Christian foundation, sustains us in today’s crazy world.

  • Joyce Meyer Defends Tattoos, Says She Might Get One to Make Religious People Mad

    03/30/2018 11:52:57 AM PDT · 118 of 184
    sasportas to WayneS

    I’ve got one on my arm too, a square masted sailing ship that us sailors would get...back in the days before this tattoo craze. The tattoos sailors and marines used to get assuredly had nothing to with the godless rebellion we see today expressed in all these tattoos and rings in the the nose, eyelids, tongues, and God knows where else...which is going to lead to the taking of the mark of the beast 666.

    Judging by what you said, the same for you.

    Knowing what I know now as a Christian, I wouldn’t have even gotten that tattoo. As other posts here have pointed out, why defigure the body God gave us?

    What I was getting at in my post, was the godless rebellion that lies behind this latest craze. Which, I believe, will take its final form in the mark of the beast.

  • Joyce Meyer Defends Tattoos, Says She Might Get One to Make Religious People Mad

    03/30/2018 10:46:47 AM PDT · 87 of 184
    sasportas to Forward the Light Brigade

    marks of other religions (Mithas demanded an “X” branded on the Forehead, Isis tattoo crosses, etc...)

    >You have touched on something no other post has, a very strong point for me, and others who are against this tattoo craze sweeping the youth. That is, that the Bible prophesies something called the mark of the beast, and in the forehead. Those who know Greek, tell us this refers to an outward mark in the forehead. What else might that be but a tattoo?

    Not just any kind of tattoo, but a 666 one.

    In my view, we are very near to the time of antichrist, and right on cue, enter this tattoo craze. This tattoo craze is preparing people for the mark of the beast, in my opinion. Desensitizing people to accept it. People won’t think nothing of it, when the time comes to make their tattooing to reflect the antichrist agenda.

  • Joyce Meyer Defends Tattoos, Says She Might Get One to Make Religious People Mad

    03/30/2018 10:14:57 AM PDT · 56 of 184
    sasportas to SeekAndFind

    Meyer is a charismatic. Charismatics, for as long as I can remember, abominated anything that smacked of “doctrine.” They said of those who held to certain doctrines of Christianity, their doctrines were “religious.” This is what Meyer means when she speaks against those who are “religious.”

    They like to say their movement is all about the “experience” (i.e., Spirit baptism), as opposed to “doctrine.” Never mind the many references in the Bible to “doctrine,” for instance Titus 1:9 -
    “Holding fast the faithful word as he hath been taught, that he may be able by sound DOCTRINE, both to exhort and convince the gainsayers.”

    All Meyers is doing is just including tattoos in with what charismatics call “religious,” or “doctrine.” “Religious” is a code word to them, you have to know what they mean by it.

  • What weather should we really worry about?

    03/29/2018 9:40:13 AM PDT · 11 of 15
    sasportas to goldstategop

    Somewhere along the way Al Gore and the socialist left figured out, since climate is global climate change would be an ideal tool to advance global control of every nation, while squashing nationalism sentiment in the process.