Friday, October 31, 2014

Fri Oct 31st Todays News

Grooming children to die
Political fights can be bruising and confusing, making people bitter and lowering expectations of political process. But one outrageous, totally unacceptable practice has been endorsed by one side of the political divide and it is unacceptable from them. They must address the issue from their side, and not oppose those who would address it from the community. The issue referred to is child abuse, more specifically, raising children to hate and kill. Such child abuse is soul destroying. We have images of Palestinians marching for terror with kids in tow carrying toy guns. We have images of children's television shows in Palestine with puppet characters glorifying suicide. We have local ISIL spokespeople claiming Jews are responsible for terror through mythical atrocities. We have pictures of children holding severed heads and declaring their love for some terrorist group. We have child soldiers in Burma, Cambodia, Africa and the Middle East, except Israel. One common denominator is an excuse by the left of an imperative driving the behaviour. But there is no excuse for such damnation. It is child abuse. 

One hate preacher who has freedom in Australia has claimed he was taken out of context when he was quizzed over saying "Jews are filthy rapists" and claimed he had limited his statement to specific ones whom had raped his sisters. One doesn't mind free speech, so long as it can be acknowledged that a liar has lied. That hate preacher has lied and is lying. His sisters are safe, but for being siblings to a terrorist. Junaid Thorne is free to say what he likes, but his child abuse deserves to be addressed, and his hate preaching contradicted. In Australia, rapes have been described as cultural to the Islamic community by Islamic community leaders impotent to address the needs of their community under a secular administration. 
ALP has not reformed
Waste is endemic to the ALP in Australia. The previous finance minister, Penny Wong, misplaced about $106 billion. Another 'sister' Natasha Stott Depoja as Ambassador for Girls flies overseas in business class often so as to empower women (ed note, NSD is not ALP, but is left wing). Nova Peris was party to a $445k allocation to identify indigenous sportspeople which overspent by $140k. Among the expenditures was thousands given to an obscure West Indian athlete to give a talk. Yet the leader of the ALP will not pass cuts to spending and yet claims they could have had a surplus had they been given government. 

CFMEU likely to be investigated as part of corruption inquiry. The findings from a royal commission into union practice has meant a 30 member joint federal, Victorian police task force can investigate the abuses. Victorian ALP are claiming that the investigation is close to the Victorian election. However, had they reformed as they had claimed, it would not be an issue. Police cannot time an investigation for political comfort. 

Did Nova lie in her autobiography about her heritage? A fact check of her ALP biography shows she has lied about her parents an grandparents involvement in a stolen generation. Also, she is the fourth Aboriginal person to serve in an Australian Parliament, but the first female to do so. Her online biography has been amends to reflect it after it was flagged. 

ALP member Melissa Parkes keeps company with bigots and might be in danger of transgressing anti terror legislation for siding with BDS against Israel. She is entitled to her opinion, but that opinion should be defensible with reason, not bigotry and hatred. Jewish blood libel is not an argument, as it lacks substance. 

Wanting to be ALP? 
The ABC are confused by what the ALP are saying regarding Ebola. ALP want the government to order people into the zone without knowing how to extract them if they fall ill. Write to the ABC explaining to them that ALP policy is bad, and the government's position is responsible. A balanced organisation would see their mistake quickly. 

Greens fight Green policies, having opposed a rise in petrol prices and an environmental policy. Why would anyone who cared about the environment vote Green? 

Free speech under threat? The accusation is easy to make as Free Speech has been under threat from ridiculous laws, like 18c from racial vilification. However, the anti terrorism legislation is not about restricting free speech but locking up terrorists and there is a world of difference between terrorism advocacy and free speech. A disagreement between people should not end in one cutting off the head of the other. 

Palmer withdrew the $10m himself, from Chinese companies. It is up to him to prove he has spent it appropriately, given the evidence he has not. 

Clive Palmer has bought himself seats in parliament. But he should not have bought journalists too. He was very slippery on 7:30 tonight, but then their journalists only challenge conservatives, and Palmer is not .. he is reactionary. Fairfax does some research and come to the astonishing fact government advisers are paid. Stay tuned. ALP deputy leader wants Australia to stop coloured people from breeding. ALP policy shines through Obama policy with the stunning success of the US owing a million dollars for each tax payer. 

According to AGW hysterics, Indian mourning practice of incinerating their dead is bad for the environment. Maybe they should choose to live? But then people are a cost to the environment. Without a winning solution, it is best not to become an AGW hysteric. New climate research discovers water in the oceans. What can be made of frost destroying crops? 

Burnside calls for choice to be removed from schooling. Socialists abuse police despite calling for police state regulation. Russell Brand pleasures himself with socialism. 
This column welcomes feedback and criticism. The column is not made up but based on the days events and articles which are then placed in the feed. So they may not have an apparent cohesion they would have had were they made up.
For twenty two years I have been responsibly addressing an issue, and I cannot carry on. I am petitioning the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to remedy my distress. I leave it up to him if he chooses to address the issue. Regardless of your opinion of conservative government, the issue is pressing. Please sign my petition at

Or the US President at
or or

Mr Ball, I will not sign your petition as it will do no good, but I will share your message and ask as many of friends who read it, to share it also. Let us see if we cannot use the power of the internet to spread the word of these infamous killings. As a father and a former soldier, I cannot, could not, justify ignoring this appalling action by the perpetrators, whoever they may; I thank you Douglas. You are wrong about the petition. Signing it is as worthless and meaningless an act as voting. A stand up guy would know that. - ed

Lorraine Allen Hider I signed the petition ages ago David, with pleasure, nobody knows what it's like until they've been there. Keep heart David take care.

I have begun a bulletin board (http://theconservativevoice.freeforums.netwhich will allow greater latitude for members to post and interact. It is not subject to FB policy and so greater range is allowed in posts. Also there are private members rooms in which nothing is censored, except abuse. All welcome, registration is free.

Happy birthday and many happy returns Michael DavisHarmanto Nguyen and Adam MorganBorn on the same day, across the years, along with
October 31HalloweenSamhain begins (Northern Hemisphere); Beltane begins (Southern Hemisphere); Reformation Day (Protestantism)
Martin Luther
As emperor you will last. You've nailed your points. The military follow our orders. We seek truth. We fly. Let's party.

Caught in the Play School of pure evil

Piers Akerman – Thursday, October 30, 2014 (7:24pm)

LAST week, Australians were asking how a 17-year-old boy could wind up in Syria fronting a propaganda video for the barbaric terrorist gang IS.

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Tim Blair – Friday, October 31, 2014 (1:47pm)

Climate scientists are cracking up
From depression to substance abuse to suicide and post-traumatic stress disorder, growing bodies of research in the relatively new field of psychology of global warming suggest that climate change will take a pretty heavy toll on the human psyche as storms become more destructive and droughts more prolonged. For your everyday environmentalist, the emotional stress suffered by a rapidly changing Earth can result in some pretty substantial anxieties …
Lise Van Susteren, a forensic psychiatrist based in Washington, D.C. — and co-author of the National Wildlife Federation’s report — calls this emotional reaction “pre-traumatic stress disorder,” a term she coined to describe the mental anguish that results from preparing for the worst, before it actually happens. 
Via Tony Thomas, who somehow finds amusement in this tragic development.


Tim Blair – Friday, October 31, 2014 (12:42pm)

Islamic preacher Junaid Thorne claims he was taken out of context
Earlier this year Thorne gave a lecture in which he called Jews and Christians “filthy rapists”.
He told Lloyd that he was misunderstood and the comments had been taken out of context. 
Very well then, Junaid. What did you mean to say? 
“If you go back to the lecture, I said we have our sisters being raped by filthy Jews and Christians. So I’m talking about the ones that actually do that.” 
Glad we’ve cleared that up.

Fact-checking the biography of Nova Peris. UPDATE: Fresh emails suggest Peris blackmail claims false

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (5:28pm)

How much trust can we put in the word of Senator Nova Peris?
From her official Labor biography:
Nova was born and raised in Darwin and her mother, grandmother and grandfather are all members of the ‘Stolen Generations’ ...
In fact:
The Federal Court investigated claims of a “stolen generation” in the Northern Territory in the Gunner and Cubillo test case and found children were not “stolen” for racist reasons as alleged, but were rescued for welfare reasons - and even then the numbers involved were relatively low:
[I]ntegration of part Aboriginal children was not based on race; it was based on a sense of responsibility —perhaps misguided and paternalistic—for those children who had been deserted by their white fathers and who were living in tribal conditions with their Aboriginal mothers. Care for those children was perceived to be best offered by affording them the opportunity of acquiring a western education so that they might then more easily be integrated into western society… Finally, there was absolutely no causative link connecting ‘race’ to a failure to have regard for the welfare of children. The existence of one does not preclude the existence of the other…
Even though one forced removal would be regarded today as one too many, the numbers in the Administrator’s report, if accurate, do not support an argument that there was a large scale policy of forced removals occurring in this period.
And this conclusion:

...that evidence does not support a finding that there was any policy of removal of part Aboriginal children such as that alleged by the applicants: and if, contrary to that finding, there was such a policy, the evidence in these proceedings would not justify a finding that it was ever implemented as a matter of course in respect of these applicants.
Can Peris really claim her mother was “stolen”?
Nova’s mother, Joan, at nine, and three of her siblings were sent to a Catholic mission on Melville Island when Nora developed typhoid and was unable to look after them. They stayed for six years. Joan then opted to live with foster parents in Adelaide and did not return to Darwin until 1969, by which time her mother Nora had hit the grog hard. 
Can Peris really claim her grandfather was “stolen”?
After the war [grandmother] Nora met and married Johnny Peris, who was of Aboriginal and Filipino descent, and whose Spanish surname came from parents who adopted him after his mother had given him up

Can Peris really claim her grandmother was “stolen” when she was sent to Moola Bulla station?
From the official Labor biography:
She was first elected in 2013 and has become the first Indigenous Australian to be elected to the Commonwealth Parliament.
In fact:
Peris is actually the fourth Aborigine elected to the Commonwealth Parliament, after Neville Bonner, Aden Ridgeway and Ken Wyatt.
New Matilda suggests Novas Peris’s claims of blackmail don’t check out:
Labor Senator Nova Peris - Australia’s first female Aboriginal federal politician - has told Parliament that the publishing of the ‘Ato Boldon Sex Scandal’ emails by News Corporation earlier this week was part of an attempt to blackmail her over a long-running family dispute.
In an emotional speech to parliament yesterday afternoon, Senator Peris revealed brief details of three emails she received which she says supported her accusation the release of the Boldon emails was “an attempt to extract money and embarrass” her, and her family.
New Matilda has obtained copies of all three emails. Read in full, they do not appear to support Senator Peris’ claims.
While New Matilda does not assert further information that substantiates the claim of blackmail may not subsequently emerge, an offer to Senator Peris’ office late yesterday to provide evidence to support her claims of blackmail was not taken up.
The email dated October 19, 2012, which Senator Peris’ statement suggests was the start of the blackmailing, does not appear to support Senator Peris’ version of events.
After complaining to the ‘aggrieved party’ about a lack of funds in a deceased estate, Senator Peris receives the following reply: “For your records and to assist you with the identification of additional Estate items [the deceased] left his “tinny” on my pontoon with motor and accessories, a file box of taxation information for Peris Enterprises from 2001 and a folder of information pertaining to Ato Boldon’s visit to Australia that you organized in early 2010. I am happy to pack up the written information in a box and include it with the boat/accessories and make it available to a representative of your choice for collection at a convenient time.”
At no stage does the author of the email reference the details of the Boldon emails, nor does it appear that any threat can be inferred from the author’s correspondence…
The second email – dated March 21, 2014 – is from an intermediary, acting on behalf of the ‘aggrieved family member’.
The letter seeks Senator Peris’ ongoing participation in an informal process to arrange access visits to children in Senator Peris’ care.
Senator Peris told parliament that she was warned if the demands of the aggrieved family member were not met, it would result in “major trauma for everyone, especially the children and damage the reputation of some stakeholders.”
The full transcript of the email does not appear to support this assertion.
The entire paragraph quote by Senator Peris reads: “Nova; the [redacted] families will eventually be granted access to the children you share in common with them. The decision that needs to be made is whether it is going to be achieved the right way, so as to minimize the further trauma for stakeholders, or the wrong way, which will only result in causing major trauma for everyone, especially the children and damage the reputation of some stakeholders.”
The use of the term ‘wrong way’ appears to be a reference to proceeding to a full hearing of the matter in the Family Court, as opposed to reaching an amicable agreement among the parties, which can then be registered with the courts…
In an interview with New Matilda late yesterday, one of the authors of the emails flatly rejected any suggestion of impropriety. 
(Thanks to reader Duncan.) 

The Bolt Report on Sunday, November 2

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (4:40pm)

On The Bolt Report on Channel 10 on Sunday at 10am and 4pm.
Editorial:  Labor’s deadly compassion.
My guest:  Attorney-General George Brandis on terrorism and loss of free speech.
The panel: Janel Albrechtsen and Sean Kelly, former media advisor to Julia Gillard. On the Government’s fake climate cure, feminism and Clive “no means yes” Palmer.
NewsWatch:  Piers Akerman on the Nova Peris scandal.
And lots more, including: how beautiful is a power station?

The videos of the shows appear here.

What’s so hard to understand? We can’t send doctors to fight ebola if we can’t guarantee their care

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (10:04am)

Labor and the ABC have waged a bizarre campaign against the Abbott Government for refusing to send health workers to fight ebola without proper medical care guaranteed.
That campaign hit a snag yesterday on the ABC’s The World Today:
ELEANOR HALL:  Professor Tim Inglis from the School of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Western Australia is warning in a piece published in the journal Nature that governments like Australia’s can’t protect their citizens from Ebola by retreating behind their borders.
Professor Inglis joins us now in Perth.
Professor Inglis, thanks so much for being there.
TIM INGLIS: Good morning.
ELEANOR HALL: In your article in Nature today you argue that the Federal Government is actually putting more Australian lives at risk by refusing to send medical teams into West Africa. The Government of course, says it is taking a prudent approach.
You don’t agree?
TIM INGLIS: Actually, the way you present the information is not quite the phrase that I use.
I use the term “reluctant” and I can understand that reluctance because this is a complex issue that we’re all having to cope with and deal with, and that reluctance, that prudent approach is something that those of us who are volunteering to do work in the hot zone understand.
We appreciate that people care about whether we’re going to come back alive and kicking or unfortunately come back with a disease, which is obviously something anybody who goes into the hot zone wants to avoid.
(Thanks to reader ABCcharter.) 

Wastewatch #1

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (9:52am)

Australia’s Ambassador for Women and Girls, Natasha Stott Despoja, works to ensure that the empowerment of women and girls is a central focus of Australia’s diplomatic, development and defence concerns. By advocating internationally for women’s equal participation in political, economic and social affairs, the Ambassador advances global progress, peace and stability.
Business class jet-setting to what practical effect?
An independent audit of the $445,000 given to Athletics Australia for a program at the centre of allegations against Senator Nova Peris found no misuse of the money, despite an overspend in its Indigenous department of $140,000, the Australian Sports Commission has said.... Jump Start to London [was] a national talent and identification project program for young Indigenous athletes…

Nearly half a million dollars for “talent identification”? A $140,000 blowout? With thousands given to a West Indian athlete to come give a talk or two?
(Thanks to reader Paul.) 

CFMEU in the gun

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (8:47am)

A POLICE taskforce will be unleashed on rogue unions including the CFMEU in an unprecedented strike against criminality in the construction industry. 

Prime Minister Tony Abbott and Premier Denis Napthine will today reveal the establishment of a joint police taskforce to focus on union officials and others engaged in blackmail, cartel behaviour, extortion, boycotts, kickbacks and intimidation.

The Herald Sun can reveal the taskforce of about 30 Australian Federal Police and Victoria Police officers will pursue criminal activities uncovered by the royal commission into trade union corruption.
It will focus on unions but will also pursue corrupt employers, debt collectors and mediators.
People who work as “mediators” in the building industry, such as underworld figure Mick Gatto, an associate of CFMEU state secretary John Setka, are likely to be pursued.
ABC bias watch: 774 presenter Jon Faine is attacking Treasurer Michael O’Brien for making the CFMEU an election issue. (The CFMEU has links to Labor.) 

Greens fight green policies

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (7:22am)

The Greens have this year:
- opposed an increase in petrol excise, even though their own policy calls for more expensive petrol to fight global warming.
- opposed the Government’s Direct Action scheme, even though the Greens demand something be done to fight global warming. 

Another assault on our free speech

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (7:08am)

Greg Sheridan on the Abbott Government’s draconian new restrictions on reporting on special intelligence operations:
A free society requires that the government must not be able to declare whole chunks of reality as simply unreportable under any circumstances.
The problem:
One law passed earlier this months imposes 10-year jail terms for those who reveal special intelligence operations while a law passed yesterday could impose similar terms for those who publish “news items” on the recruitment of terrorists.
The Government’s assurance:
“There is no possibility, no practical or foreseeable possibility that in our liberal democracy a journalist would ever be prosecuted for doing their job,” Senator Brandis said yesterday.
He then said he had told the Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions that it must get the attorney-general’s consent before taking a journalist to court under the laws…
Senator Brandis argued it would be a “very powerful safeguard” if a political official ­assumed that responsibility.
NewsCorp Australia group editorial director Campbell Reid told Sky News that some of the company’s newspaper reports in the past would have breached the new rules if they had been in force. NewsCorp Australia is the publisher of The Australian.
“Our point is that rather than having George Brandis or a subsequent attorney-general intervening on this, there are easy and sensible ways that the legislation itself can be amended so that the jeopardy to journalists doing their jobs is removed in the legislation,” Mr Reid said.
I’m torn. I absolutely accept there are dangers here to free speech and a free society.
The one reservation I have is that it is no longer possible to treat the media as a just a few serious organisations, led by people alive to the national interest. Wikileaks should teach us what can be dumped by even media organisations claiming to be serious, and the rise of blogs and micro on-line publications expands the definition of journalist to include an army of cranks, extremists and enemies of the West. 
(Thanks to reader Peter of Bellevue Hill.) 

The company Melissa Parke keeps

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (7:01am)

Melissa Parke is fast confirming that she is on Planet Pluto of the far Left:
LABOR MP Melissa Parke, Hansard, Monday: 

RICHARD Falk ... has said that the “Boycott Divestment Sanctions movement provides a hopeful way of writing the future history of Palestine in the legal and moral language of rights, rather than the bloody deeds of warfare”.
Christian Kerr, The Australian, Wednesday:

A SPOKESMAN for Ms Parke said she was unaware of Professor Falk’s 9/11 comments ...
Richard Falk blogs, January 11, 2011:

WE ... know that governments (ab)use their authority to ... criminalise those who are brave enough to believe that the citizenry needs to know the crimes that their government is committing ... The arguments swirling around the 9/11 attacks are emblematic of these issues. What fuels suspicions of conspiracy is the reluctance to address the sort of awkward gaps and contradictions in the official explanations that David Ray Griffin (and other devoted scholars of high integrity) have been documenting in book after book ever since his authoritative The New Pearl Harbor in 2004 (updated in 2008).
David Ray Griffin, devoted scholar of high integrity? Kourosh Ziabari, Centre for Research on Globalisation, September 12, 2012:
DR David Ray Griffin is one of the people who is actively involved in the 9/11 Truth Movement ... The first question which I asked Dr Griffin was about Osama bin Laden, the alleged commander of the 9/11 attacks ..."There is no good evidence that Osama bin Laden was behind the attacks ... As to who ‘recruited’ the terrorists, we don’t know, since we have no evidence that there were any terrorists. There is even good evidence against the idea that the planes were taken over by terrorists,” he added....The US government is ‘sensitive’ because it is guilty, either of organising and carrying out the attacks ... or by covering up the attacks, at least to the extent of endorsing the official story while knowing it to be false ...” One of the speculations which the truth-seekers of the 9/11 attacks propose is that Israel was involved in the attacks. Five Israeli citizens were seen recording movies of the collapsing of the twin towers while celebrating and congratulating each others in the street of New York. What does Dr Griffin has to say about this? “… The dancing Israelis are evidence of foreknowledge ... We ... have pretty strong evidence that some of the ‘hijackers’ were Israelis. That’s the strongest ­evidence I know.”

Who got Clive Palmer’s $6 million of allegedly Chinese money in the week before the election?

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (6:51am)

Did China pay for Clive Palmer’s party?
CLIVE Palmer went on a spending spree after siphoning $10 million of Chinese funds into a bank account he controlled, according to fresh documents lodged in the Queensland Supreme Court ­yesterday. 

The documents, part of Mr Palmer’s formal legal defence to allegations of dishonesty and fraud, include evidence that he drew a $6m cheque on September 4 last year, three days before the federal election…

[A]n annexure document to his 12-page defence ...  shows that the $6m cheque was the first one drawn on a newly opened account, of which Mr Palmer was sole signatory, for a company he controlled, Cosmo Developments Pty Ltd.
Other documents disclosed over recent months show Mr Palmer personally withdrew $10m, on August 8 last year, from an NAB account, “Port Palmer Operations”, which held China’s cash for the purpose of funding the port at Cape Preston…
The $10m that Mr Palmer withdrew on August 8 last year was then deposited by him into the Cosmo Developments account that he alone controlled.
The evidence has previously disclosed that Mr Palmer paid for advertising for his Palmer United Party by drawing a cheque on September 2 last year for $2.167m directly from the “Port Palmer Operations” NAB account. The $2.167m cheque, signed by Mr Palmer, went directly to Brisbane agency Media Circus Network, which handled PUP’s costly media campaign.
The disclosure yesterday of the $6m cheque — and its timing of September 4 last year — will fuel speculation that these funds were also channelled into the PUP campaign. The recipient of the $6m cheque has not yet been disclosed on the public record…
Other documents show that Media Circus sent an invoice to PUP for $2,167,065.60 on August 31 last year, payable “immediately”, as “August and September media booked and approved” would cost $7,167,065.60…
Mr Palmer’s formal legal defence in the Supreme Court “breach of trust” case denies he was involved in any dishonesty or wrongdoing, and insists “Palmer did not know that the funds in the bank account were trust funds, if it be the case, which is denied”. 

Royal commission told: Julia Gillard cleared of crime, but not of sloppiness or receiving money

Andrew Bolt October 31 2014 (7:03pm)

No crime but stupidity, suggests the royal commission, and perhaps a lack of frankness about money received.
This is the good bit for Gillard:
FORMER prime minister Julia Gillard did not commit any crime in relation to an alleged corrupt slush fund operated by her one-time boyfriend, an inquiry has been told.
The lawyer leading inquiries for the trade unions royal commission has recommended a finding that Ms Gillard did not commit any crime and did not know about allegedly criminal activity by her former lover, union boss Bruce Wilson.
The recommendation is among the written submissions to the commission by counsel assisting, Jeremy Stoljar SC, published today.
And this is the bad:
However Mr Stoljar reports that some aspects of Ms Gillard’s professional conduct as a solicitor “appear questionable” and that she likely did receive money from Mr Wilson for her home renovations — something she has consistently denied…
Ms Gillard advised Mr Wilson and his union bagman, Ralph Blewitt, on setting up the AWU Workplace Reform Association (WRA) in the early 1990s…
Mr Stoljar wrote: “Had she adopted a more rigorous approach to the task, it might have been more difficult for Mr Wilson and Mr Blewitt to have behaved as they did.”
But it’s all bad for Kathy Jackson:

Possible criminal charges were also recommended against Health Services Union whistleblower Kathy Jackson for her alleged submission of a false claim for payment to the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in Victoria in October 2003.
Another friend of Labor:

VICTORIA Police should charge CFMEU state secretary John Setka with blackmail, a submission to the Royal Commission says. 

Jeremy Stoljar, SC, counsel assisting the commission, ... outlined concerns about Mr Setka’s involvement in a $10 million boycott of concrete giant Boral.

“The Boral case study reveals the breach of many laws by the CFMEU and its officers,” Mr Stoljar wrote.
The documents allege: “Mr Setka committed the offence of blackmail. It is submitted that the Commissioner should recommend that the relevant authorities in Victoria consider whether Mr Setka ought to be charged and prosecuted.”




















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I will sing of Your Strength, in the morning I will sing of Your love; for You are my fortress, my refuge in times of trouble. Psalm 59:16
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Pastor Rick Warren
Jesus rocked the world with the simplicity of his message, the clarity of his mission, and the intensity of his love.

You could too, by following his example.


This is a generational curse .. denying a future to generations .. there is something worse than mere death .. denying a good life - ed

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The first snow of the Fall Season arrives in the Yosemite Valley, and as the clouds disperse the steam from the evaporating frozen water rises. This equals into an impressive display off of the monolith called El Capitan. This mountain is a weather maker all in and of itself and shows off a dramatic display in the morning when conditions are right.
 — at Yosemite National Park.

Yes Deer...

Seen and captured in Yosemite Valley. I like shooting these critters with a camera a whole lot more than with a gun.
 — at Yosemite National Park.
She is lovely - ed



Sarah Palin
Please see the link below to watch the great promo Uncle Si Robertson from Duck Dynasty did for Samaritan’s Purse’s Operation Christmas Child. Rev. Franklin Graham and his team do such wonderful work all around the globe. It was such an honor to join him on a Christmas mission in Haiti a few years ago (which this photo is from). And it will be thrilling to pay tribute to Rev. Billy Graham next week as he celebrates his 95th birthday! The entire Graham family has had such a positive influence on our nation and the world. God bless them!

Here’s the link:


Tomorrow is the last day to vote for People's Choice nominees! Please vote, share & help 'The Bible' take home the prize!

Americans deserve someone who will fight to FIX our healthcare problems not DENY them! 

SHARE and SIGN the petition to urge Obama to FIRE Sebelius!

This is going to be real challenge .. 99% of people can't find the horse. If you see the horse then share with your friends. Ask them to find
Frog eyes are nostrils. And the frog legs are ears .. I never thought I'd write that .. hair puddled in the water as the horse struggles to get out .. ed===

Enough is enough. Barack Obama has no more credibility. 
"If you like your healthcare plan you can keep it--period." 
"I found about about the IRS targeting from TV news." 
"An attack started by a disgusting web video."
"America does not have a domestic spying program." 
"I do solemnly swear ... to preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States."


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Okay, friends. Tomorrow is Halloween, so you'll definitely want to pick up The Monitor to read the creepiest and final Creature Feature: "El Cucu." With art by Jose Mlndz, this story will totally set the mood for your festivities.

Though some of you may be saddened that the mini-series is coming to an end, stay tuned for some very exciting news concerning the future of the column...

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“Now you understand. Anything goes wrong, anything at all… your fault, my fault, nobody’s fault… it don’t matter…I’m gonna blow your head off. It’s as simple as that.” – JOHN WAYNE, Big Jake (1971)

Meitoku Yagi, was the chief instructor of "Meibukan" Gojuryu Karate and one of Chogun Miyagi's students.



Looking Down the Merced — at Yosemite National Park.



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A little unfair on GOP, and it excuses Obama of much .. ed===
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“For it is by grace you have been saved, through faith—and this is not from yourselves, it is the gift of God— not by works, so that no one can boast.” Ephesians 2:8-9 NIV
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"I will praise thee, O Lord."
Psalm 9:1
Praise should always follow answered prayer; as the mist of earth's gratitude rises when the sun of heaven's love warms the ground. Hath the Lord been gracious to thee, and inclined his ear to the voice of thy supplication? Then praise him as long as thou livest. Let the ripe fruit drop upon the fertile soil from which it drew its life. Deny not a song to him who hath answered thy prayer and given thee the desire of thy heart. To be silent over God's mercies is to incur the guilt of ingratitude; it is to act as basely as the nine lepers, who after they had been cured of their leprosy, returned not to give thanks unto the healing Lord. To forget to praise God is to refuse to benefit ourselves; for praise, like prayer, is one great means of promoting the growth of the spiritual life. It helps to remove our burdens, to excite our hope, to increase our faith. It is a healthful and invigorating exercise which quickens the pulse of the believer, and nerves him for fresh enterprises in his Master's service. To bless God for mercies received is also the way to benefit our fellow-men; "the humble shall hear thereof and be glad." Others who have been in like circumstances shall take comfort if we can say, "Oh! magnify the Lord with me, and let us exalt his name together; this poor man cried, and the Lord heard him." Weak hearts will be strengthened, and drooping saints will be revived as they listen to our "songs of deliverance." Their doubts and fears will be rebuked, as we teach and admonish one another in psalms and hymns and spiritual songs. They too shall "sing in the ways of the Lord," when they hear us magnify his holy name. Praise is the most heavenly of Christian duties. The angels pray not, but they cease not to praise both day and night; and the redeemed, clothed in white robes, with palm-branches in their hands, are never weary of singing the new song, "Worthy is the Lamb."


"Thou that dwellest in the gardens, the companions hearken to thy voice: cause me to hear it."
Song of Solomon 8:13
My sweet Lord Jesus remembers well the garden of Gethsemane, and although he has left that garden, he now dwells in the garden of his church: there he unbosoms himself to those who keep his blessed company. That voice of love with which he speaks to his beloved is more musical than the harps of heaven. There is a depth of melodious love within it which leaves all human music far behind. Ten of thousands on earth, and millions above, are indulged with its harmonious accents. Some whom I well know, and whom I greatly envy, are at this moment hearkening to the beloved voice. O that I were a partaker of their joys! It is true some of these are poor, others bedridden, and some near the gates of death, but O my Lord, I would cheerfully starve with them, pine with them, or die with them, if I might but hear thy voice. Once I did hear it often, but I have grieved thy Spirit. Return unto me in compassion, and once again say unto me, "I am thy salvation." No other voice can content me; I know thy voice, and cannot be deceived by another, let me hear it, I pray thee. I know not what thou wilt say, neither do I make any condition, O my Beloved, do but let me hear thee speak, and if it be a rebuke I will bless thee for it. Perhaps to cleanse my dull ear may need an operation very grievous to the flesh, but let it cost what it may I turn not from the one consuming desire, cause me to hear thy voice. Bore my ear afresh; pierce my ear with thy harshest notes, only do not permit me to continue deaf to thy calls. Tonight, Lord, grant thine unworthy one his desire, for I am thine, and thou hast bought me with thy blood. Thou hast opened mine eye to see thee, and the sight has saved me. Lord, open thou mine ear. I have read thy heart, now let me hear thy lips.

Today's reading: Jeremiah 20-21, 2 Timothy 4 (NIV)

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Today's Old Testament reading: Jeremiah 20-21

Jeremiah and Pashhur
1 When the priest Pashhur son of Immer, the official in charge of the temple of the LORD, heard Jeremiah prophesying these things, 2 he had Jeremiah the prophet beaten and put in the stocks at the Upper Gate of Benjamin at the LORD’s temple. 3 The next day, when Pashhur released him from the stocks, Jeremiah said to him, “The LORD’s name for you is not Pashhur, but Terror on Every Side. 4 For this is what the LORD says: ‘I will make you a terror to yourself and to all your friends; with your own eyes you will see them fall by the sword of their enemies. I will give all Judah into the hands of the king of Babylon, who will carry them away to Babylon or put them to the sword. 5 I will deliver all the wealth of this city into the hands of their enemies—all its products, all its valuables and all the treasures of the kings of Judah. They will take it away as plunder and carry it off to Babylon. 6 And you, Pashhur, and all who live in your house will go into exile to Babylon. There you will die and be buried, you and all your friends to whom you have prophesied lies....’”

Today's New Testament reading: 2 Timothy 4

1 In the presence of God and of Christ Jesus, who will judge the living and the dead, and in view of his appearing and his kingdom, I give you this charge: 2 Preach the word; be prepared in season and out of season; correct, rebuke and encourage—with great patience and careful instruction. 3 For the time will come when people will not put up with sound doctrine. Instead, to suit their own desires, they will gather around them a great number of teachers to say what their itching ears want to hear. 4 They will turn their ears away from the truth and turn aside to myths. 5 But you, keep your head in all situations, endure hardship, do the work of an evangelist, discharge all the duties of your ministry.
6 For I am already being poured out like a drink offering, and the time for my departure is near. 7 I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. 8 Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, will award to me on that day—and not only to me, but also to all who have longed for his appearing....