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  • The Mighty Archangels

    09/30/2014 7:07:36 AM PDT · 20 of 43
    tired&retired to Salvation
    "Sts. Michael, Gabriel and Raphael, pray for us."

    PRAYER TO SAINT MICHAEL THE ARCHANGEL

    St. Michael the Archangel,defend us in battle.

    Be our defense against the wickedness and snares of the Devil.

    May God rebuke him,

    we humbly pray,

    and do thou,

    O Prince of the heavenly hosts,

    by the power of God,

    thrust into hell Satan,

    and all the evil spirits,

    who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.

    Amen.

  • Washington Redskins hold press conference to reveal their name change

    09/29/2014 7:50:12 PM PDT · 34 of 71
    tired&retired to Responsibility2nd
    I don’t mind satire, but I do hate sarcasm. I think anyone whom posts a sarcastic reply without a /sarc tag should be zotted, banned and forced to spend a week with humblegunner.

    Grrrr some more.

    That was sarcasm wasn't it???

  • Washington Redskins hold press conference to reveal their name change

    09/29/2014 7:48:06 PM PDT · 33 of 71
    tired&retired to Kickass Conservative
    You know what they say, Loose Lips sink NFL Teams...

    Sick pun... but funny!!!

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/29/2014 7:36:00 PM PDT · 78 of 79
    tired&retired to editor-surveyor
    You have plainly demonstrated in this thread that you do not know heavenly things, so what now?

    Please pray for me that I may always be guided to the true meaning of scriptures.

  • New paper: Influence of solar cycles on climate change during the Maunder Minimum

    09/29/2014 11:38:44 AM PDT · 11 of 38
    tired&retired to Ernest_at_the_Beach

    This is really important to understand if you want to understand climate changes..

    This has far, far more impact upon climate change than CO2 emissions!

  • Russia threatens to retaliate against U.S. military

    09/29/2014 2:32:00 AM PDT · 8 of 24
    tired&retired to tired&retired

    continued...

    According to the former presidential adviser, Russian laws essentially define four categories of ‘Russians’: ethnic Russians, irrespective of whether they reside in or outside Russia; Russian-speakers, irrespective of their nationality; all former citizens of the Soviet Union and their offspring living in the territories formerly covered by the USSR; and former citizens of the Russian Empire (pre-1917) and their offspring living in the territories once covered by the Russian Empire.

    “Such a legal base allows the Russian army to protect all the Russians listed in the law. Therefore, for the Russian side, such actions of the Russian army beyond Russian borders might seem completely legitimate,” Illarionov says.

    He adds that Putin thinks of the current confrontation not as world war three - since that was the Cold War - but as world war four.

  • Russia threatens to retaliate against U.S. military

    09/29/2014 2:30:27 AM PDT · 7 of 24
    tired&retired to Enlightened1

    Putin’s former aide: Russia has been preparing for global war since 2003

    http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3208632/posts

    According to Illarionov, Russia has been preparing for a major war at least since 2003 and for a confrontation with Ukraine and capture of Crimea, since 2004, when the ‘Orange Revolution’ started in Kiev.

    Another contingency plan was drafted for 2010, in case Yulia Tymoshenko had won presidential election and not Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovych. One more potential date for a war was chosen in 2015, according to Illarionov, when Ukraine would hold a presidential election. However, the Maidan happened sooner.

    According to Illarionov, Putin himself mentioned plans in Ukraine that same year in a NATO summit in Bucharest - he said that Ukraine was not a real nation, but a state that took over lands that historically belonged to Russia as well as Hungary, Poland and Romania.

    The current Ukrainian-Russian war, Illarionov says, began on 27 July this year, when Putin started talking about the “Russian world” during a ceremony to mark an anniversary of the baptism of Slavic peoples.

  • Obama: The County Is Better Off, People Just Don’t Feel It

    09/29/2014 2:21:42 AM PDT · 31 of 56
    tired&retired to Nachum

    By the lack of response, especially from the Democrats, it appears that “People Just Don’t Feel It” as they are numb! or is that “dumb.”.... same difference.

  • Love Obamacare? Braley Doesn’t Know

    09/29/2014 2:18:35 AM PDT · 3 of 5
    tired&retired to Nachum

    Did she remove his (spectacles-sp+t) during the debate?

  • Americans Concerned about Declining Influence of Religion

    09/29/2014 2:11:40 AM PDT · 4 of 28
    tired&retired to Kaslin

    It’s always darkest just before the storm and before sunrise begins. Just follow the Light.

    I was very surprised at the few people who attend church services throughout Europe. When I traveled and attended services, the churches were empty.

    I went to a Sunday morning worship service at the Coventry Cathedral and there were more in the service than the approximately dozen people in the pews. The cathedral was huge, but empty.

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/29/2014 2:05:19 AM PDT · 67 of 79
    tired&retired to editor-surveyor
    No man has been through his gate. John 3:13 And no man hath ascended up to heaven, but he that came down from heaven, even the Son of man which is in heaven.

    John 3: 11 “Very truly, I tell you, we speak of what we know and testify to what we have seen; yet you do not receive our testimony. 12 If I have told you about earthly things and you do not believe, how can you believe if I tell you about heavenly things? 13 No one has ascended into heaven except the one who descended from heaven, the Son of Man.

    When the Holy Spirit is within us and we are One with Jesus, "the one who descended from Heaven" is within us, thus you know "about heavenly things." The Tower of Babel concept is real and when you are filled with the Holy Spirit, you no longer have need for words to communicate. When you become one with Our Father, communication is more like an "epiphany" when you are one with the experience rather than learning something externally from yourself. To find Our Father you must go within.

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/29/2014 1:49:14 AM PDT · 66 of 79
    tired&retired to editor-surveyor

    “Have you walked invisibly through any rooms lately?

    Many of the things “Christians” say, they would not say if they knew his word.”

    Nothing is invisible to God.

    Many Christians think they know His word, but it is not until you know and experience Jesus that you truly know His word. There are many levels of “knowing.” Some come only from the presence of the Holy Spirit.

    Very few Christians understand the process of being “Born of the Spirit.” When this happens it is as much a change as being born out of the womb and utilizing your five senses to perceive the life around you. When you are truly born of the Spirit, you commune with Jesus and as such can say paraphrased what Jesus said after the temptation, “I am One with Jesus and through Jesus, “My Father and I are One.””

    When this happens your perception of the reality around you changes as you begin to perceive not just from your five senses but from the Holy Spirit within you. The invisible becomes visible as other people’s thoughts and memories become physical tangible objects. You begin to see other people’s prayers, but also their sins. You develop a compassion and empathy that is beyond words as you can see the spark of God in all souls no matter how well it is hidden.

    I physically died, went to Heaven and experienced His Love. Regretfully I was not allowed to stay and was sent back here for many reasons, some which I do not know. But one thing I do know is that we can experience Heaven here on earth, just as Jesus taught us to petition for in our Father’s prayer. This is all real and experiential, not just theoretical.

    I am on the same journey fighting the same battles as everyone else. Having tasted the fruit of the vine I just crave to have the fruit again a little more than most. When you get a full blown experience of God’s Love and then come back her, it is as though your heart it ripped out and the best friend in your life just died and departed you. You will never miss anyone so much. Jesus taught us the path to find it while we are still here.

    In response to your question, “Have you walked invisibly through any rooms lately?, when the Holy Spirit is active within your soul, you do not have to walk to be in a room, or even multiple rooms at one time as you become One with our Father who is omnipresent. You are no longer just a hand but realize that you are One with His Body.

    Reread John 17 as there is much truth and wisdom in these scriptures that is hidden from most. If I am in Jesus then His Father that is in Him is also in me.

    .

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/29/2014 1:23:03 AM PDT · 65 of 79
    tired&retired to editor-surveyor

    “Perhaps you do not understand that those that reject his commandments also reject all else of his kingdom.

    He would not have said that few will find his gate if it were not so.”

    Jesus said many things. He also said to the disciples when He sent them out,”The things that I do and more you too shall do in my name.”

    He said “Ask and you shall receive.”

    I prefer to look at the whole glass and with hope in the truth of His message, find that the glass is always more than half full.

    Others take the legalistic interpretation of a few of Jesus’ teachings and the glass is always half empty or less by holding onto fear of not being good enough.

    This is the message in Galatians 5.

    Remember, God’s Love is there for each of us and Jesus said many times that He came to save and not to judge. By accepting Jesus as my savior and my strength, I trust using Him as my beacon to find the gate and pass through, again.

    By my actions, others may also find truth in Jesus and find the gate no matter how well it is hidden.

  • Help: Good friend of family (Catholic) is unsure of her Salvation - Afraid to assume Heaven.

    09/28/2014 6:31:41 PM PDT · 10 of 73
    tired&retired to RoosterRedux

    When I encounter this situation, I explain that god tends to select the biggest screw ups for His most important work.

    Moses killed an Egyptian and argued with God prior to becing chosen to lead the way out of Egypt.

    Saul was killing Christians prior to being redeemed and he became the great evangelist for Christianity.

    Peter denied Jesus three times and cut off the slave’s ear, but yet Jesus selected Him as the Father of the Church.

    She has done nothing as bad as these men but yet they all made the journey.

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/28/2014 6:19:05 PM PDT · 54 of 79
    tired&retired to Texas Songwriter

    “you Love the Lord with all of you heart, mind, soul, body, and spirit,”

    Bingo.... that is the first and most important commandment as that is how you find your way through the narrow gate.... with God as your beacon.

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/28/2014 6:14:53 PM PDT · 53 of 79
    tired&retired to editor-surveyor

    “Pipe dream!

    Yeshua said that “few” would find his narrow gate.”

    Matthew 7:
    6 “Do not give what is holy to dogs; and do not throw your pearls before swine, or they will trample them under foot and turn and maul you.

    Ask, Search, Knock
    7 “Ask, and it will be given you; search, and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you. 8 For everyone who asks receives, and everyone who searches finds, and for everyone who knocks, the door will be opened. 9 Is there anyone among you who, if your child asks for bread, will give a stone? 10 Or if the child asks for a fish, will give a snake? 11 If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father in heaven give good things to those who ask him!

    The Golden Rule
    12 “In everything do to others as you would have them do to you; for this is the law and the prophets.

    The Narrow Gate
    13 “Enter through the narrow gate; for the gate is wide and the road is easy[d] that leads to destruction, and there are many who take it. 14 For the gate is narrow and the road is hard that leads to life, and there are few who find it.

    These are all very true statements. However, If you ask, it will be given. Yes, the gate is narrow but when you ask, the guidance is given to go through the gate. The problem is, I cannot give you the secrets as you must go within and find them yourself. Scripture must not be taken out of context. It is a good policy to always read the entire chapter when you look up a scripture.

    The more you focus on following our Teacher, the easier it is to find your way through the gate.

    I once met an old man who I recognized by his glow that he had been through the gate. We chatted a few moments and he stated that he never went through the Dark-Night of the -Soul that many refer to as the journey to find the narrow gate. I knew he was a truthful man and had no reason to lie to me.

    When I read his soul it became obvious. He was a minister who totally lived his life serving God by serving others. He had created an individual identity based upon being a “servant to God” and as such did not have to go through the hell of diminishing self to find the entrance to the gate.

    The gate was wide open for him and he just sailed right through. That however, is very rare.

    In order to pass through the gate, you must be “whole.” and you can only be whole by finding and removing all obstacles to Love that exist within your soul. If you are not whole, you will be turned back to do more work. On this I speak from personal experience as I had a lot of work to do to clean my house.

  • The Devil: Is He for Real? Why Does God Let Him Hang Around?

    09/28/2014 4:50:10 PM PDT · 40 of 79
    tired&retired to Dick Vomer

    I have met satan, but I have also met Jesus and Michael. I chose the winning side and satan could not harm me. I do not care to meet him again. But if I do, that’s ok as my strength is in my weakness or emptiness that allows the Holy Spirit to work through me.

    I used to do a lot of exorcism work. Most dark spirits are merely misguided people who died and carried so much fear, anger, hatred, or jealousy that they could not go to Heaven.

    satan and his minions recruit these spirits and manipulate them with fear. The great lie he uses to manipulate them is that the Light will kill them and they must avoid it at all cost or they will die. These earthbound dark spirits attach to people without them knowing it and influence them for the attached spirits benefit of the human experience. They drive people to become drug addicts, alcoholics, sex addicts.... you name it as it relates to the pleasures of the flesh.

    Since there is a hierarchy in the dark realm just as there is in the Angels of the Light, I would call in the dark spirits superior or commander and proceed to redeem it with Love & Light. After working my way up the ranks to the top commanders and redeeming them, I would have them call out to all the dark spirits under their command. One night when doing this there were thousands of balls of light, each one with a dark spirit in it, all connected like a DNA strand of beads spiraling upward.

    Suddenly the room got freezing cold like a blast freezer. That’s what it is like when you are around a powerful demon as they suck energy from you. satan had come to confront me himself. I turned to Michael and said, “There he is, you can get him.” To which Michael replied, “It’s not time yet.”

    At that moment I realized that: 1. God is in control. 2. Everything is unfolding according to God’s planned timetable, 3. God is using satan for a purpose.

    God is using satan to get rid of the old to make room for the new. It’s the reason you can’t put new wine in an old wine-skin or patch an old garment with new cloth. When we are full of ourselves we have no room for God.

    God is using satan to plow the soil to remove the old growth so there is room for the new seeds to sprout and grow.

    After that night, I no longer had a need to declare war on satan as I know God is in control. I still deal with his minions when I encounter them, but do not go looking for them.

    Recently I was working with a thirty year old schizophrenic man who was dealing with a dark spirit that was tormenting him and taking control of him by destabilizing his negative emotions. Each time they guy would come to me, the spirit would leave and then return as soon as the schizophrenic man left my presence. The second visit I figured out what the wound was in his soul that caused him the fear that was blocking him from the experience of Love. I have never met anyone with so much horizontal energy. The foundation of his soul was like Swiss cheese, it had so many holes in it. The man was psychic beyond belief as I could think of him and work on him from many miles away and he would feel it and call me. He did this many times.

    The wound in his soul was caused by his parents getting divorced when he was two years old and he blamed himself for the fighting between his parents and the emotional pain of all involved.

    Since the two year old blamed himself, he thought he deserved to be punished to remove his guilt. Thus he reversed his emotional subconscious reward/punishment system to where he was positively stimulated by criticism and negatively stimulated by praise. (I find this same pattern in every person with cancer, MS, ALS and all auto-immune disorders. ) It appears that the allosteric enzymes in the liver work to inhibit the immune system as a subconscious punishment as I always feel a hot burning sensation in the bottom of the liver in these folks and it goes away when the wound is healed.

    Bottom line is, yes satan is real, but so is Jesus and God. You make the choice which team you are on. Even if you pick the losers, eventually you will realize your mistake and like the tax collectors and prostitutes you can be redeemed.

  • Duke University porn star who once said “porn is empowering” tells the real heartbreaking story

    09/28/2014 4:11:28 PM PDT · 37 of 84
    tired&retired to Beave Meister

    As she learns from her experiences, next she will say that she regrets ever voting for Obummer and becoming a democrat!!

    They must leave a bad taste in her mouth!!

  • Eric Holder Takes $77 Million Job With JPMorgan Chase

    09/28/2014 1:31:41 PM PDT · 38 of 120
    tired&retired to Nachum

    JPMorgan agrees to $13 billion mortgage settlement
    November 19, 2013

    JPMorgan has agreed to a $13 billion settlement over mortgage-backed securities sold ahead of the financial crisis, officials announced Tuesday.

    The Justice Department called the agreement “the largest settlement with a single entity in American history.”

    “Without a doubt, the conduct uncovered in this investigation helped sow the seeds of the mortgage meltdown,” Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement.
    As part of the agreement, JPMorgan admitted to making “serious misrepresentations” to investors in mortgage-backed securities, the Justice Department said.

    Bank executives were at pains to emphasize that they had not admitted to any specific violation of the law during a conference call with analysts Tuesday. Such an admission would provide ammunition for private lawsuits.

    JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon said in a statement the firm was “pleased to have concluded this extensive agreement.”

    The case is the latest in a series of legal headaches for JPMorgan, the country’s largest bank by assets.

    Last week, JPMorgan announced a $4.5 billion settlement with institutional investors who suffered losses on bubble-era mortgage securities. The firm has paid over $1 billion in fines in connection with last year’s “London Whale” trading debacle, and $80 million more over alleged unfair credit card billing practices.

    In July, the bank agreed to pay $410 million to settle charges that it manipulated electricity prices in California and the Midwest. It is also facing scrutiny over its hiring practices in China and its alleged involvement in the Libor rate-fixing scandal.

    JPMorgan posted a loss for the third quarter based on its massive legal expenses. Dimon called the loss “painful” and warned that litigation costs could continue to be a drag on earnings for several quarters.

    The bank said at the time that it was holding $23 billion in reserve for potential litigation expenses, but that its legal costs could be nearly $6 billion more than that in a worst-case scenario.

    While JPMorgan is shelling out a staggering amount of money, the bank is large enough to absorb the costs. It booked $21.3 billion in net income for 2012, and has assets of $2.5 trillion.

  • Senate No Toss Ups (Maps, Charts)

    09/28/2014 1:21:18 PM PDT · 23 of 23
    tired&retired to Verginius Rufus

    The Senate Race In Kansas Just Got Crazy

    Kansas

    The Kansas Senate race is complicated. Democrat Chad Taylor withdrew from the race Sept. 3, yet his name may still appear on the November ballot. When he’s included as a candidate, the poll finds he receives 11 percent, while incumbent Republican Pat Roberts garners 40 percent and independent Greg Orman comes in at 38 percent. Another two percent would vote for Libertarian Randall Batson.

    Click here for the Kansas poll results.

    The Kansas State Supreme Court heard the case of whether Taylor’s name can be taken off the ballot Tuesday.The court’s decision is expected soon so ballots can be printed.

    Among Democrats, 61 percent back independent Orman and 28 percent would still vote for Taylor. Seven in 10 Republicans support Roberts, while nearly one in five back Orman (18 percent). Over half of independents prefer Orman (56 percent), while 18 percent back Roberts and 11 percent Taylor.

    Taking Democrat Taylor out of the race gives the independent the edge. If the race were between only Orman and Roberts, voters pick the independent over the three-term GOP incumbent by 48-42 percent.

    The 78-year-old Roberts has served in the Senate since 1997. His seat was considered a safe Republican hold in the red state until Taylor dropped out earlier this month.

    The changing nature of the race seems to have left the Kansas electorate in flux: three in 10 say they could change their mind (29 percent).About three-quarters of both Roberts’ (74 percent) and Orman’s voters (71 percent) feel certain they will back their candidate.

    Obama’s job rating in Kansas is similar to his rating nationally: 40 percent of likely voters approve, while 55 percent disapprove. Most voters who disapprove of Obama back Roberts (64 percent), but nearly one in four supports Orman (23 percent).

    When asked if the country is better off than it was before Obama took office, 37 percent say yes, while a 56-percent majority disagrees.

    Half of Kansas voters think the new health care law “went too far” (50 percent), while 22 percent feel it should have done more.Twenty percent say “about right.

  • Senate No Toss Ups (Maps, Charts)

    09/28/2014 12:49:03 PM PDT · 19 of 23
    tired&retired to tired&retired
    Sept. 6, 2012 Photo of Kay Hagan

    Current Photo of Kay Hagan

    Wow!!! Being a Demoncrap Senator turns you into a witch!!!

  • Princeton Professor: Cultural Elite Can No Longer Tolerate Christians (Video)

    09/28/2014 12:38:07 PM PDT · 21 of 31
    tired&retired to GreyFriar

    “Amen, I say to you,
    tax collectors and prostitutes
    are entering the kingdom of God before you.

    You mean I must spend more time with and learn from the prostitutes??? sarc...

  • Senate No Toss Ups (Maps, Charts)

    09/28/2014 12:35:00 PM PDT · 17 of 23
    tired&retired to tired&retired

    CNN Comments;

    The race is one of eight Senate contests that CNN rates as “up for grabs” this fall. As Republicans seek to retake the Senate majority, they consider North Carolina one of their best chances to pick up a Democratic seat.

    Politics of fear — how the GOP is using ISIS against Dems
    Since Hagan was first elected in 2008, North Carolina has transitioned from somewhat of a purple state to solid red territory. Republicans took the governorship and seized both houses in the state Legislature, and North Carolina was one of two states that voted for Barack Obama in 2008 but Mitt Romney in 2012.

    Hagan’s favorable rating is 46%, indicating that everyone who likes her is going to vote for her. But Tillis gets a 47% favorable rating among likely voters, yet only 43% of the vote.

    “That suggests that there are voters who would probably choose Tillis in a two-way race but aren’t going to vote for him in a three-way contest,” said CNN Polling Director Keating Holland.

    While Haugh only has the backing of 7% of voters, his presence in the race could be hugely influential if Tillis ends up losing to Hagan by just a few percentage points.

  • Senate No Toss Ups (Maps, Charts)

    09/28/2014 12:33:00 PM PDT · 16 of 23
    tired&retired to tired&retired

    CNN Poll: In North Carolina Senate race, Libertarian could be spoiler

    CNN) — In one of the most closely-watched Senate races of the year, incumbent Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina holds a narrow three-point advantage over her Republican challenger, according to a new CNN/ORC International survey.
    But the poll indicates that Thom Tillis, the GOP nominee, may be falling behind Hagan because a Libertarian candidate could be siphoning off Republican votes.

    Hagan edges Tillis, 46%-43%, while Libertarian Sean Haugh has support from 7% likely voters, according to the poll.
    The three-point gap between Tillis and Hagan, however, is well within the poll’s sampling error of plus or minus four percentage points among likely voters, meaning the candidates are about even.

    http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/28/politics/cnn-poll-north-carolina/index.html

  • Senate No Toss Ups (Maps, Charts)

    09/28/2014 12:30:48 PM PDT · 14 of 23
    tired&retired to Windflier
  • Got a Screaming Kid at Church? 6 Encouraging Things to Remember

    09/28/2014 10:22:28 AM PDT · 5 of 29
    tired&retired to NYer

    Those screaming kids are not bad. They are just possessed and the demon can’t stand the presence of the Holy Spirit in the church... sarc

  • Putin’s former aide: Russia has been preparing for global war since 2003

    09/28/2014 9:02:14 AM PDT · 38 of 91
    tired&retired to tired&retired

    Per Wiki:

    2014 pro-Russian conflict in Ukraine
    On 4th of February 2014, before the Russian intervention in Crimea, Illarionov predicted that Vladimir Putin is going to implement a military operation to effectively establish political control over the Ukraine.[11]

    In late March 2014, following the Ukrainian revolution, Russian military intervention in Ukraine, the Crimean referendum, and the Accession of Crimea to the Russian Federation, speaking to Svenska Dagbladet, Ilarionov suggested that Vladimir Putin will seek to incorporate Finland into the Russian Federation by arguing that the granting of independence to Finland in 1917 was an act of treason against national interests: “It is not on Putin’s agenda today or tomorrow. But if Putin is not stopped, the issue will be brought sooner or later.

    Putin has said several times that the Bolsheviks and Communists made big mistakes. He could well say that the Bolsheviks in 1917 committed treason against Russian national interests by granting Finland’s independence”.[12]

    Ilarionov also stated that in addition to Finland, there are “other territories where Putin claims to have ownership, namely parts of Georgia, Ukraine, Belarus, and the Baltic states”.[12]

    On June 9, he predicted that starting negotiations between the newly elected Ukrainian president Poroshenko and self-proclaimed authorities of break-away republics at the East of Ukraine would ultimately result in Russian occupation or political control over the entire Ukraine [13]

    11. The Faith of Independent Ukrainian is Decided in Kremlin. Transcript from the interview, 4th February, prior to Crimea takeover by Russia. The Dallas Telegraph, (Russian) http://www.dallastelegraph.com/55414

    12. a b Withnall, Adam (30 March 2014). “Vladimir Putin ‘wants to regain Finland’ for Russia, adviser says”. The Independent (London). Retrieved 30 March 2014. http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/vladimir-putin-wants-to-regain-finland-for-russia-adviser-says-9224273.html

    13. Cease fire means inviting thousands of new mercenaries to terrorize Ukraine http://gordonua.com/news/politics/Illarionov-Prekrashchenie-ognya-oznachaet-priglashenie-desyatkov-tysyach-boevikov-dlya-aktivizacii-terrora-v-Ukraine-26358.html

  • Putin’s former aide: Russia has been preparing for global war since 2003

    09/28/2014 8:20:56 AM PDT · 32 of 91
    tired&retired to Olog-hai

    WOW..... This is HUGE!!!

    Cut & Paste

    People in the Baltic states cannot feel secure. Russian President Vladimir Putin has a plan he has been working on for over a decade. So says former adviser to President Putin, Andrey Illarionov.

    Giving a presentation at a conference in Palanga, Lithuania, Illarionov, who advised Putin on economic policy in 2000-2005, referred to a question that was raised in the recent Riga Conference 2014: Can people in Riga sleep peacefully at night?

    “The same question could be raised in Tallinn, Vilnius, Palanga, Bucharest and other cities. No one in Riga could reply to it in the positive,” Illarionov said. “From my side, though, the question should be rephrased, especially after Barack Obama visited Estonia and said that NATO was prepared to defend Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius. The situation seems safer after the statement, but we must look at military readiness, military equipment at hand, not words. From the point of view of military readiness, NATO forces in the Baltics are insufficient.”

    Illarionov says that the West already failed the test in Kiev, Donbass and Crimea. Ass long as an aggressor is not subjected to the full force of economic and military sanctions, no one can sleep peacefully.

    “We are talking about a crisis in Ukraine. But such a definition is already a victory of Putin’s propaganda. An achievement of the Kremlin’s information war. It’s not a crisis, it’s a war. And, at the very least, a Russian-Ukrainian war,” says Putin’s former adviser.

    Preparations running back a decade

    According to Illarionov, Russia has been preparing for a major war at least since 2003 and for a confrontation with Ukraine and capture of Crimea, since 2004, when the ‘Orange Revolution’ started in Kiev.
    Another contingency plan was drafted for 2010, in case Yulia Tymoshenko had won presidential election and not Moscow-backed Viktor Yanukovych. One more potential date for a war was chosen in 2015, according to Illarionov, when Ukraine would hold a presidential election. However, the Maidan happened sooner.

    According to Illarionov, Putin himself mentioned plans in Ukraine that same year in a NATO summit in Bucharest - he said that Ukraine was not a real nation, but a state that took over lands that historically belonged to Russia as well as Hungary, Poland and Romania.
    The current Ukrainian-Russian war, Illarionov says, began on 27 July this year, when Putin started talking about the “Russian world” during a ceremony to mark an anniversary of the baptism of Slavic peoples.

    Legalized aggression

    According to the former presidential adviser, Russian laws essentially define four categories of ‘Russians’: ethnic Russians, irrespective of whether they reside in or outside Russia; Russian-speakers, irrespective of their nationality; all former citizens of the Soviet Union and their offspring living in the territories formerly covered by the USSR; and former citizens of the Russian Empire (pre-1917) and their offspring living in the territories once covered by the Russian Empire.

    “Such a legal base allows the Russian army to protect all the Russians listed in the law. Therefore, for the Russian side, such actions of the Russian army beyond Russian borders might seem completely legitimate,” Illarionov says.
    He adds that Putin thinks of the current confrontation not as world war three - since that was the Cold War - but as world war four.

    “Some scholars say this is Russia’s war against the West: allegedly, the West have made many mistakes, are moving in a wrong direction and Russia is trying to defend its values,” according to Illarionov.

  • Mom irate when 2nd grade teacher refuses vagina cookies

    09/27/2014 2:17:05 PM PDT · 33 of 81
    tired&retired to tje

    A friend of mine is a second grade teacher in rural Pennsylvania. A little girl opened the bag for show & tell and pulled out a pretty blue sequined g string and pasties, proclaiming they were her mother’s work clothes!

    He did a double take and quickly ended her presentation as though nothing happened. Amazing what second graders bring to school!

  • Cash-poor Afghanistan will delay paying civil servants - finance ministry official

    09/27/2014 11:51:14 AM PDT · 7 of 14
    tired&retired to aimhigh

    Sounds like our country’s financial position!!

    Don’t worry, ISIS is there to hire the unemployed at a rate higher than they were making working for the government .......

  • Why Bill Clinton won't ever be referred to by his initials by the left

    09/26/2014 8:48:12 PM PDT · 18 of 23
    tired&retired to logic101.net

    Keep in mind that as a fifteen year old, like our current Demoncrap leader, Slick Willey changed his name.

    His original name was William Jefferson Blythe III.

  • What Rush Limbaugh’s Call Screener Bo Snerdly Says About Abortion Will Blow Your Mind

    09/26/2014 8:03:52 PM PDT · 7 of 17
    tired&retired to Gay State Conservative

    Hard to believe that this man is African American.... Just goes to show that most black crime is black on black... And these murders don’t even count in the stats!!!

  • What Rush Limbaugh’s Call Screener Bo Snerdly Says About Abortion Will Blow Your Mind

    09/26/2014 8:02:19 PM PDT · 6 of 17
    tired&retired to Morgana

    I just read the wiki article on him.... very sick.

    For anyone with a strong stomach: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kermit_Gosnell

  • FBI Identifies 'Jihadi John'

    09/26/2014 9:03:44 AM PDT · 23 of 27
    tired&retired to mcshot
    Save the air and gps bomb this goat lover. I like goats but not in their special way.

    Better watch out for the new CIA secret weapon. It's a Stuxnet-Aides-Ebola hybrid virus that spreads like wildfire in goats!!!

  • FBI Identifies 'Jihadi John'

    09/26/2014 8:59:02 AM PDT · 21 of 27
    tired&retired to Kaslin

    The ISIS way is to round up his family and hold them responsible for his actions....

  • Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

    09/25/2014 8:13:58 AM PDT · 71 of 239
    tired&retired to molson209

    “Holder hurting Obama’s poll numbers , LOL, no I go with Health Problems”

    Maybe all those “Holder Pincushion Dolls” are beginning to impact him!

  • Eric Holder To Step Down As Attorney General

    09/25/2014 8:12:20 AM PDT · 65 of 239
    tired&retired to Pyro7480

    This is a prime example of closing the barn door after all the cows have run away!!!

  • [Photos] Aspiring Model Spent $45,000 Transforming Herself into a Sex Doll

    09/21/2014 4:16:43 PM PDT · 29 of 81
    tired&retired to walford
    Since there are no photos posted here, I thought I would add this waste down photo. Here are the results of her implants in her buttocks:

  • Penn State Officials Threaten to Call Police on Students Handing Out US Constitutions (Video)

    09/21/2014 3:11:00 PM PDT · 41 of 62
    tired&retired to lightman

    “If they would have been handing out K-4 and condoms all would have been gay in “Happy Valley””

    That’s why Beaver Stadium is in Happy Valley!

  • Penn State Officials Threaten to Call Police on Students Handing Out US Constitutions (Video)

    09/21/2014 3:10:08 PM PDT · 40 of 62
    tired&retired to Timber Rattler

    Apparently it is a “free speech” but not a “free table” zone!

  • Islamic State Fighters Reportedly ‘Run Away’ from a Certain Type of Soldier.

    09/21/2014 3:07:05 PM PDT · 65 of 67
    tired&retired to Utilizer

    It was a woman that killed mohammed... She poisoned him.

  • Islamic State Fighters Reportedly ‘Run Away’ from a Certain Type of Soldier.

    09/21/2014 3:01:26 PM PDT · 64 of 67
    tired&retired to Bryanw92
    What if they get killed by a flaming homosexual? Sounds like we need to create units of feminist women and gay men to throw at the enemy.

    You just figured out Obama's plan on what he is doing to our military! It's his secret weapon....

  • Volusia deputy fatally shoots man in Daytona Beach

    09/21/2014 2:32:53 PM PDT · 4 of 11
    tired&retired to Ray76

    Wait for the Facts. We need facts... Not spin.

  • Syrian Kurds warn of mounting crisis as ISIS advances, takes more villages

    09/21/2014 8:53:00 AM PDT · 11 of 18
    tired&retired to tired&retired

    If Turkey is not willing to allow us to use our bases on their soil against ISIS, let them know that we are moving our bases to Kurdish soil. That should weaken their knees!

  • Syrian Kurds warn of mounting crisis as ISIS advances, takes more villages

    09/21/2014 8:50:39 AM PDT · 10 of 18
    tired&retired to tobyhill

    Time for a few 1,000 sorties per day weeks....

    Isn’t it getting close to hunting season?

  • MAny Warned Of TB Joshua

    09/20/2014 3:53:01 PM PDT · 5 of 9
    tired&retired to MeshugeMikey
    24 For false messiahs[f] and false prophets will appear and produce great signs and omens, to lead astray, if possible, even the elect.

    25 Take note, I have told you beforehand. 26 So, if they say to you, ‘Look! He is in the wilderness,’ do not go out. If they say, ‘Look! He is in the inner rooms,’ do not believe it.

    27 For as the lightning comes from the east and flashes as far as the west, so will be the coming of the Son of Man.

    He must be one heck of a big dude!!!

  • America’s Most Popular Pastor Doesn’t Know The Bible

    09/20/2014 3:24:48 PM PDT · 121 of 139
    tired&retired to CatherineofAragon

    The question is... “What would Jesus do?”

    Remember He said several times that he came here to save not to judge.

    He also stated that the sinners needed his company more than the devout......

    So I ask again, would the Guy who spent time with the criminal tax collectors spend time with a gay couple? I would think the answer would be “Yes.”

  • How to Fight the Prosperity Gospel

    09/20/2014 10:00:50 AM PDT · 33 of 41
    tired&retired to Biggirl
    "Or it is like the old Egyptian pharoahs who built tombs that were BIG, which would not only bury them, but take their stuff with them." Well their "stuff" is still here.... I guess the question is "Are they still here too?"
  • Politician accused of dropping pants, hurling racist slurs dropping out of race (D in NJ)

    09/20/2014 5:14:15 AM PDT · 4 of 10
    tired&retired to Olog-hai

    No wonder the Democrats selected an Ass for their image!

  • How to Fight the Prosperity Gospel

    09/20/2014 5:10:45 AM PDT · 8 of 41
    tired&retired to NYer

    It all comes down to... Where do people get their strength?

    Some get it from other people or group identity. It’s called dependency. It’s exactly how a hypnotist gets a person to surrender their will.

    Some get it by worshipping “Self.” I’m in charge of me! It’s called “Self-Actualization.”

    Only those who surrender within to God truly find Peace and happiness. They transcend self and realize that there is much more than what we see with our eyes.