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  • FBI thwarts mass shooting at Milwaukee Masonic Temple

    01/26/2016 1:57:45 PM PST · by UB355 · 69 replies
    Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel ^ | 1/26/2016 | John Diedrich of the Journal Sentinel
    FBI agents have interrupted what federal prosecutors describe as a planned mass shooting at a Masonic Temple in Milwaukee, it was announced Tuesday. Samy Mohamed Hamzeh, 23, has been charged with possessing machine guns and a silencer. According to the criminal complaint, Hamzeh had been under investigation since September 2015. He originally planned to travel to Jordan to attack Israeli soldiers. He later changed plans to attack the Mason Temple in Milwaukee. Hamzeh was recorded making comments about the planned attack with automatic weapons. "They are all Masonic; they are playing with the world like a game, man, and we...
  • Official Website of the Masonic Fraternal Police Department

    05/07/2015 1:35:34 AM PDT · by CharlesOConnell · 34 replies
    Masonic Fraternal Police Department ^ | 5/6/2015 | CHIEF OF POLICE, CHIEF HENRY
    Who We Are MASONIC FRATERNAL POLICE DEPARTMENT I Am Fraternally Obligated. I Most Solemnly & Sincerely Promise & Swear to Protect & Serve & Uphold The Constitution & By-Laws of That Grandmaster & That Sovereign Jurisdiction So Help Me God Amen, Amen, Amen Fraternally Faithful, Absolute Supreme Sovereign Grandmaster Henry 32° 33° X° The Masonic Fraternal Organization is the oldest and most respected organization in the “World.” Grand Masters around the various states are facing serious safety concerns for their Jurisdictions and their family members. The first Police Department was created by the "Knights Templar's" back in 1100 B.C.The Masonic...
  • A new masonic Pope imbued with Italian and humanitarian principles...

    08/06/2013 8:21:17 AM PDT · by cleghornboy · 20 replies
    La Salette JOurney ^ | August 6, 2013 | Paul Melanson
    A new masonic Pope imbued with Italian and humanitarian principles to corrupt the Church from within? Michael Brown over at Spirit Daily is carrying a link to a National Catholic Reporter article suggesting that a revolution has quietly begun at the Vatican. See here. For centuries the Freemasons have been working to infiltrate the Vatican and to install their own Pope while emphasizing a "social gospel." What is the "Social Gospel"? Venerable Anne Catherine Emmerich was shown this secular humanism which would disguise itself as Christianity: "...this church was born without a Saviour, good works without faith, the communion of...
  • From the IOR to the gay lobby: Pope Francis tells all on flight from Rio to Rome

    07/29/2013 6:37:08 PM PDT · by haffast · 7 replies
    Vatican Insider - LaStampa ^ | 07/29/2013 | Andrea Tornielli
    "On flight from Rio de Janeiro to Rome" Journalists fired improvised questions at the Pope for one hour and twenty minutes. The Pope agreed to hold the press conference straight after take-off, despite how tired he was after an eventful World Youth Day week in Brazil. Francis surprised journalists with his willingness to answer all questions put to him, even those which touched on really thorny issues like the reform of the Vatican Bank (IOR), the Ricca case, the gay lobby, Vatileaks and even the content of the black leather bad he carried on to the plane which flew him...
  • Essays for Lent/Easter: Freemasons

    05/01/2012 6:34:50 PM PDT · by Salvation · 30 replies
    StayCatholic.com ^ | 2001 | Sebastian R. Fama
     Freemasonsby Sebastian R. FamaThe Catholic Church and Freemasonry have been at odds for centuries. Eight popes have condemned it, as well as have the majority of Christian denominations. Christianity and Freemasonry hold contrary beliefs. Catholics are forbidden to join the Lodge in the strongest of terms. The Church's position is expressed in its "Declaration on Masonic Associations." It states in part: "Therefore the Church's negative judgment in regard to Masonic associations remains unchanged, since their principles have always been considered irreconcilable with the doctrine of the Church, and therefore membership in them remains forbidden. The faithful who enroll in Masonic...
  • "LOST SYMBOL" PICTURES: Masonic Symbols Decoded

    09/17/2009 4:10:25 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 25 replies · 5,363+ views
    nationalgeographic ^ | September 15, 2009 | Brian Handwerk
    The Freemasons' square-and-compasses symbol adorns a wall in Washington, D.C.'s Masonic House of the Temple--the scene of strange rituals in Da Vinci Code author Dan Brown's new book, The Lost Symbol -
  • Masonic Lodges Open Those Mysterious Doors

    08/26/2009 9:58:37 AM PDT · by BGHater · 47 replies · 2,271+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 20 Aug 2009 | EVE M. KAHN
    A replica of a mildewed 14th- century scroll has been unfurled and displayed at a library in New York. An eagle clutching arrows and ribbons, on a tattered flag made around 1803, has just been restored and framed for viewing at a Philadelphia museum. Near Boston a museum exhibition decodes cryptic symbols like compasses and columns embossed on metal badges and embroidered onto aprons. That the public is now being enthusiastically shown these previously hidden-away items indicates that Freemasons in America are trying to shed their reclusive, somewhat fusty image. Tour guides at the groups’ lavishly ornamented lodges, mostly built...
  • The Mormon Temple as a Lasting Relic of Polygamy

    02/25/2009 6:26:03 PM PST · by delacoert · 148 replies · 2,436+ views
    Ever wonder what today's Mormon Church would be like if Joseph Smith had never practiced polygamy? Here's just a few of the lasting legacies due to Joseph Smith "restoring" the doctrine of Polygamy: 1. Creation of Temple Endowment In order to keep Smith's Polygamy a secret, he came up with the temple endowment with its oaths of secrecy. On Wednesday, May 4th, 1842, Joseph Smith initiated nine men into his new inner-circle called the "Holy Order," the "Quorum," the "Holy Order of the Holy Priesthood," or the "Quorum of the Anointed." For the first year, only a very select few...
  • Masonic rituals live on

    01/16/2009 9:54:17 AM PST · by BGHater · 244 replies · 6,523+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 15 Jan 2009 | Julia Duin
    President-elect Barack Obama's swearing-in Tuesday will incorporate several elements out of America's Masonic past. One-third of the signers of the Constitution, many of the Bill of Rights signers and America's first few presidents (except for Thomas Jefferson) were Freemasons, a fraternal organization that became public in early 18th-century England. Although it became fabulously popular in America, at one time encompassing 10 percent of the population, Pope Clement XII condemned Freemasonry in 1738 as heretical. The latest pronouncement was issued in 1983 by then-Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger - now Pope Benedict XVI - who called Masonic practices "irreconcilable" with Catholic doctrine. Still,...
  • First-Ever Masonic Inaugural Ball to be Held[In honor of President-elect, Barack Obama]

    01/05/2009 9:02:01 AM PST · by BGHater · 77 replies · 2,647+ views
    PRWeb ^ | 02 Jan 2009 | PRWeb
    Tickets are now on sale for the first-ever Masonic Inaugural Ball held in Washington, D.C. William R. Singleton Hope Lebanon Lodge #7 is hosting the first-ever Masonic Inaugural Ball in honor of President-elect, Barack Obama and Vice-President Elect Joseph Biden. Tickets are limited, so you are encouraged to purchase yours quickly. This first-ever event will be held at 8:00 p.m.: Stars Bistro 2120 P Street, NW Washington, DC While other inauguration balls are costing $125-$500 or more per ticket, we’ve arranged for an evening with some amazing food, a great DJ, and brotherhood, all for $65 per ticket, we’ve also...
  • Secrets of the Great Seal of the United States Revealed

    02/12/2008 7:18:25 AM PST · by Smelly_Fed · 77 replies · 535+ views
    Fox News ^ | Tuesday, February 12, 2008 | AP
    WASHINGTON — Conspiracy theorists take note: The myths surrounding one of America's oldest and most enduring national symbols are about to be debunked ... if you believe the government, that is. The keepers of the Great Seal of the United States, the emblem on the back of the US$1 bill, want you to know what it is not. It is not a sign that Freemasons run the country, it has nothing to do with the occult, and it does not contain clues to a fabulous hidden treasure. It is rather the nation's stamp of authority, sovereignty and power, gracing cash...
  • New Masons Drawn by Brotherhood, Not Myths

    05/05/2007 7:24:39 AM PDT · by uglybiker · 24 replies · 1,294+ views
    NPR ^ | May 5, 2007 | Rachel Martin
    Weekend Edition Saturday, May 5, 2007 · In the 18th century, the word on the cobblestone street was that Freemasons were an occult group promoting a pagan agenda through the American government. After all, members themselves call Masonry "the craft." And the Masonic founders of America built the roads around the U.S. Capitol in the form of a five-pointed star – a pagan symbol. Then there is that "seeing eye" pyramid on the dollar bill – a known Masonic symbol. Some conspiracy theorists have argued that the pyramid is evidence of a Masonic cabal within the U.S. government. (Historians pooh-pooh...
  • Masons gain tenuous foothold in Cuba

    05/15/2007 5:45:25 PM PDT · by uglybiker · 6 replies · 259+ views
    Chicago Tribune via Boston Globe ^ | April 24, 2005 | Gary Marx
    HAVANA -- In a nation dominated for generations by President Fidel Castro and the Communist Party, one group is emerging as a refuge for those chafing under the constraints of daily life on this Caribbean island. Widely popular before the 1959 revolution, Cuba's Masons suffered a precipitous decline in ensuing decades, but the group has since recovered its appeal, as some Cubans look for an alternative to the uniformity inherent in the nation's one-party system.
  • Bruce Willis: Conspiracy Theorist (But New Hunt Tape Does Suggest JFK Assassination Inside Job)

    05/05/2007 12:29:46 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 174 replies · 7,978+ views
    TMZ ^ | May 5th 2007 | staff
    Does Bruce Willis know something we don't? In this month's Vanity Fair, Willis divulges who JFK's real killer was -- and it's not Lee Harvey Oswald. "They still haven't caught the guy that killed [President] Kennedy. I'll get killed for saying this, but I'm pretty sure those guys are still in power, in some form. The entire government of the United States was co-opted. But, he adds, "I don't think my opinion means jack [bleep], because I'm an actor. Why do actors think their opinions mean more because you act?" Good question.
  • The secrets and lies that a Cold-War warrior took to his grave

    04/20/2007 1:47:35 PM PDT · by Condor 63 · 10 replies · 527+ views
    The Sunday Times ^ | April 15, 2007 | Erik Hedegaard
    When the old spymaster thought he was dying, his eldest son came to visit him at his home in Miami. The scourges had been constant and terrible recently: lupus, pneumonia, cancers of the jaw and prostate, gangrene, the amputation of his left leg. Long past were his years of heroic service to his country. In the CIA, he had helped to mastermind the violent removal of a duly elected leftist president in Guatemala and assisted in subterfuges that led to the murder of Che Guevara. But no longer could you see in him the suave, pipe-smoking, cocktail-party-loving clandestine operative whose...
  • The Masonic Era of Judicial Tyranny.

    09/12/2006 10:51:48 PM PDT · by dangus · 318 replies · 5,891+ views
    The era of the free-masons. Between 1937 and 1958, an amazing succession of publicly Masonic Supreme Court justices were appointed to the Supreme Court. Collectively, they radicalized American politics. Since their ascension, it can truly be said that every major socio-political change in America has been brought about by judicial, rather than legislative, means. They utterly dominated the Supreme Court during the Warren, Stone, and Vinson courts (1941-1969.) At times, as many as eight of the nine justice were Masonic. The following is a listing of Masonic US Supreme Court justices appointed in the last 70 years. This is no...
  • Esoteric secrets, Scottish Freemasonry and the building of the American dream

    04/20/2006 3:58:25 AM PDT · by Pharmboy · 662 replies · 8,222+ views
    The Scotsman ^ | April 20, 2006 | DIANE MACLEAN
    The minutes from Aitchison's Haven - which could be the oldest recorded stonemason lodge in the world. DAN BROWN'S next book The Solomon Key is said to speculate on the role and influence of Freemasonry. In much the same way that The Da Vinci Code has its climax in Rosslyn Chapel, it may well be that the best-selling author's latest work will also find its roots in Scotland. For if Brown's new novel is looking at alleged Masonic conspiracy in the US, then there is a strong and vocal body of Masonic historians who believe that the whole of...
  • German TV probes [English] Templar caves enigma

    11/18/2005 12:10:49 PM PST · by BlackVeil · 5 replies · 1,317+ views
    Essex News ^ | 07 October 2005 | Anon
    GERMAN film-makers' quest for the Holy Grail brought them to Royston Cave in search of clues left by the Knights Templar. The film crew from state TV channel ZDF — the German equivalent of the BBC — visited the cave last Friday to examine carvings by the Templars, who were warrior monks thought to be the guardians of the Holy Grail. Peter Houldcroft, manager of the caves, said: "The cave is completely man-made and it has been believed for some time that there was somebody connected to the Knights Templar who carved the cave. "The appeal of the cave is...
  • National Disaster Relief for Hurricane Katrina

    09/02/2005 6:19:33 AM PDT · by WJHII · 303+ views
    William John Hagan ^ | 09/02/2005 | William John Hagan
    National Disaster Relief for Hurricane Katrina Grand Lodge of Louisiana Disaster Relief for Hurricane Katrina Brother Hagan: We are accepting contributions to our Grand Lodge Disaster Relief Fund at: P.O. Box 12357 Alexandria, LA 71315 Also, blankets, towels, pillows,toothbrushes, toothpaste and other toilet articles may be shipped to: Grand Lodge of Louisiana, 5800 Masonic Drive, Alexandria, LA 71301. Thank you for your concern. Any assistance will be greatly appreciated. T. J. Pitman, Jr., PGMGrand Secretary
  • Need advice: I have been asked to join a secret society.

    08/03/2005 6:25:36 AM PDT · by Sam's Army · 273 replies · 13,390+ views
    Letter ^ | 8/3/05 | Self
    So I get home last night and in the mail is an 8 page letter addressed to me with an invitation to join a "secret society". It seems I have been identified by some secret group of famous people who must remain anonymous right now as having "traits" that they are looking for to join their group. This must be something REALLY special, because they apparently only open themselves for new members every 7 years. Not only that, there is no cost to join. All I have to do is respond and I get a free book that details all...
  • MilitiaMan7 Obituary

    12/24/2004 2:01:19 PM PST · by EL MALO · 84 replies · 5,806+ views
    EL MALO
      Staff Sgt. David Scott Sublett, USAF, Retired, 54 of Roanoke passed away, Sunday, December 19, 2004. He was receded in death by his parents, Charles and Bernice Sublett, and infant brother of Grundy, VA. A decorated veteran, David served his country with distinction in thirteen duty stations around the World. He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Luisa, a son, US Army Specialist Jonathan Sublett serving in Afghanistan and his wife Nouthine and two sons, David and Justin of Roanoke, three Daughters, Christina Davis and her husband Ben, and three children, Cristian, Breanna, and Fallon of Salem, Maria...
  • Ideas Have Consequences (Droleskey)

    06/15/2004 10:36:07 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 34 replies · 578+ views
    Seattle Catholic ^ | 6/14/2004 | Thomas A. Droleskey
    Seattle Catholic(www.seattlecatholic.com / seattlecatholic@hotmail.com) June 14, 2004 Ideas Have Consequences by Thomas A. Droleskey Although it has become au courant to minimize the influence of Freemasonry in American politics and culture, the evidence for the overwhelming influence of the ethos of Freemasonry in this country is massive. The essence of Freemasonry is as follows: that it is necessary to convince men of "good will" that denominational religion in general-and Catholicism in particular-is divisive. Men must see each other as brothers, working by means of natural virtue to pursue the common good without doing or saying things that might divide a...
  • Probe opened into New Jersey troopers' reputed 'Lords of Discipline' (targets minorities and women)

    02/01/2003 7:30:09 PM PST · by hoosierskypilot · 1 replies · 299+ views
    Modesto Bee ^ | 2/1/03 | AP
    <p>TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - The New Jersey attorney general's office has opened an investigation into allegations that a secret society of rogue state troopers has harassed minorities and women among their ranks. First Assistant Attorney General Peter Harvey said investigators and prosecutors from his office and the state police will do everything possible to the determine the truth about the Lords of Discipline.</p>