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See Toying with Death & The fall and rise of human violence
"...because lawlessness will abound, the love of many will grow cold. But he who endures to the end shall be saved." Matthew 24:10-14
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The Wal-mart stampede, caught on camera: "A Wal-Mart worker died early Friday after an 'out-of-control' mob of frenzied shoppers smashed through the Long Island store's front doors and trampled him.... The Black Friday stampede plunged the Valley Stream outlet into chaos, knocking several employees to the ground and sending others scurrying atop vending machines to avoid the horde. When the madness ended, 34-year-old Jdimytai Damour was dead and four shoppers... were injured." See Who can Resist the Pull of the Crowd?
Lesbians, condoms go wild in attack on Christian church: "Worshippers at a Bible-teaching church in Lansing, Mich., were stunned Sunday whenmembers of a pro-homosexual, pro-anarchy organization named Bash Back interrupted their service to fling propaganda and condoms around the sanctuary, drape a profane banner from the balcony.... Printed material protesters distributed said, 'We specialize in confronting homophobia, transphobia and every and all other forms of oppression.'...
"The church's response? After... the blasphemy ended... the pastor took the stage and led the congregation in one more prayer ... not for retribution... but instead that the troubled individuals... so full of anger and hate, would know Jesus' love in their lives and God's peace that exceeds human understanding."See God's Mercy
Radical homosexuals plan 'day of intolerance': "Florida Family Association notes the irony in that the homosexual movement that formerly preached diversity and tolerance has now become increasingly disorderly and aggressive, even intolerant, of supporters of traditional marriage by vandalizing property and staging protests at and inside churches. ... 'There have been threats of church burnings... threats of violence, even murder against Christians... vandalism...."' See Lawlessness
The next three links give us a glimpse of Mexico's growing struggle against drugs and Lawlessness
(Nov. 2)Violence. Mexican State Officer Killed; Nine Die in 2 Days: (Nov. 2) "A police officer was killed in Mexico state yesterday, taking the number of police killed to at least nine in two days.... Violence related to organized crime and drug trafficking has resulted in more than 4,400 killings this year in Mexico.... Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino said Sept. 23 that drug traffickers had infiltrated the country's police forces, putting public security at risk."
(Nov. 4) Mexico's Interior Minister Killed in Plane Crash: "...Interior Minister Juan Camilo Mourino, President Felipe Calderon's top aide, was killed when the plane he was in crashed into an office tower in Mexico City. At least 40 people were injured on the ground and 8 people died.... Calderon had tasked him with helping to crack down on violence related to drug trafficking...."
(Sept. 23)Lawlessness & Violence. Mexico Police Find 19 Corpses on Highway: "Mexican police found 19 corpses beside a highway in the south of Mexico City.... The bodies showed signs of torture and gunshot wounds.... The killings were likely part of a feud between drug traffickers."
Paper Weapons: "Counterfeit documents are Paper Weapons. The first weapon a terrorist needs to 'FIT IN' in the United States is a document. Once he has this weapon and cover he can then go about his business.... The Castorena Leija-Sanchez crime organization is the major supplier of counterfeit documents/paper weapons in the United States. They are based in Mexico and have been operating in the United States for 17 years. They are in every major US city.... They also deal in drugs and human smuggling. They are the new silent terrorists....'The Castorena organization is suspected of making hundreds of millions of dollars a year in sales of fraudulent documents,' said Dean Boyd, spokesman for Immigration and Customs Enforcement..." See The UN Plan for Global Migration
Subway attack caught on tape: "'According to the victim, the male continued to assault him and tried to throw him into the track area,' said Det. Kenneth Roach of the Philadelphia Police Dept. '...throughout the attack, the man kept chanting something, and he distinctly recalled the word 'Allah.'
"Police were stunned that some 20 passengers onboard the train scattered, and did nothing to stop the attack. 'I think somebody should have helped that guy,' said Det. Roach. '...the guy had a hammer, but they outnumbered him by at least 10 to one." See The Fall and Rise of Human Violence
Alarming trend in youth domestic violence: "The face of domestic violence in Tasmania [Australia] is getting younger with children now perpetrating and threatening harm against their parents. The disturbing scenes being played out in Tasmanian homes are reflective of a growing national trend.... 'When we were children we knew our parents had some authority. I think this is changing....
"...parents confronted by child-perpetrated violence were scared. 'They are scared by how angry the kids are. Scared by their inability to handle that anger and scared to call for help,' [Ms Gilchrist] said. 'It is very hard for a parent to report their own child to the police.'...
"It is difficult to know where this aggression is coming from,' she said. 'The ideas range from a proliferation of violent video games and increased alcohol consumption among young people. I sometimes wonder if it is connected to a change in parenting style...." See Toying with Death
"The people will be oppressed....
The child will be insolent toward the elder...
children are their oppressors..." Isaiah 3:5, 12
"Dark Knight" of Hollywood's soul: "It's not because 'Dark Knight' is graphically violent... but because it's sickeningly sadistic and nihilistic... 'Dark Knight' is the summer's smash hit, breaking all records for an opening-weekend box office....
"Parents who buy their children toy guns are charged with warping delicate psyches.... Yet nothing is said of those who expose their children to a film in which a pencil is rammed into a gangster's eyeball, a bomb is sewn into a man's stomach and a crusading district attorney has half of his face burned away...
"'The Dark Knight' positively revels in suffering. The Joker's is a Nazi death camp guard on overdrive.... One of the few critics to get it right was Chris Tookey, who wrote...: 'It's grimly sadistic. It doesn't fight terror, it embraces it.' ...
"All of those graphic scenes of torture, decapitation, severed limbs, geysers of blood and bullets trailing brain-matter have no effect on adolescent (need one add the cliché 'impressionable'?) males -- the motion picture industry absurdly maintains." See the next link:
Repeated: Toying with Death: "In the military 'boot camp,' 'brutalization is designed to break down your existing mores and norms' and cause you 'to accept a new set of values that embrace destruction, violence, and death as a way of life,' explained Col. Grossman. 'In the end, you are desensitized to violence and accept it as a normal.... Something very similar ... is happening to our children through violence in the media—but instead of 18-year-olds, it begins at the age of 18 months.... When young children see somebody shot, stabbed, raped, brutalized, degraded, or murdered on TV, to them it is as though it were actually happening.”' See Role-Playing Games & Popular Occultism
Chicago May Need National Guard Help: "'Violent crime in the city of Chicago is out of control," [Governor] Blagojevich said.... 'I'm offering resources of the state to the city to work in a constructive way with Mayor Daley to do everything we can possibly do to help stop this violence.' ... The summer of 2008 will be remembered as especially violent. Blagojevich said there's been a child shot nearly every day since June 26" See The Fall and Rise of Human Violence
U.S. faces 'grave threat' in drug fight: "Mexican military efforts to crush heavily armed drug-smuggling operations in five cities along the U.S.-Mexico border pose a 'grave threat' to U.S. authorities and a half-million Americans in the area.... 'The best solution is for the U.S. military to assume armed positions along the border ... and use whatever force is necessary to control the border zone.' ...
"A spokesman at the Mexican Embassy in Washington said drug trafficking is a 'shared responsibility and a threat to both our countries and our people.'...'They are very well armed... Their strength has enabled them to seriously challenge civil authority in Mexico for control, with grisly executions being the tool of persuasion when money won't do.... When they come here they will be looking for new bases of operations...' He said the drug smugglers would bring 'new, unimaginable levels of venality and violence' to the United States....'" See The Fall and Rise of Human Violence
Mob kills up to 50 at Kenya church: "A mob torched a church where hundreds had sought refuge Tuesday, and witnesses said dozens of people — including children — were burned alive or hacked to death with machetes in ethnic violence that followed Kenya’s disputed election. ... The killing ... brought the death toll from four days of rioting to more than 275, raising fears of further unrest in what has been one of Africa’s most stable democracies.
Lawlessness & Violence. Steady stream of violence harms young souls: "...Canada struggles with the gruesome details that came out of the trial of a 13-year-old girl who was convicted last week of three counts of first-degree murder for slaying her parents and her eight-year-old brother. ... [W]hat did this girl -- who cannot be named under provisions of the Youth Criminal Justice Act -- fill her head and heart with?
"Sworn testimony during her trial revealed several things: That she subscribed to what is called the 'Goth culture' with its attendant focus on death, spooky makeup and vampires and that her 23-year-old boyfriend at the time -- Jeremy Allan Steinke -- who is also, apparently, a Goth, watched the film Natural Born Killers not once but twice in the hours preceding that murderous night." See Toying with Death
A Home Invader Program? [Thomas Sowell ] "Just as crime and violence in American inner cities have led not only to 'white flight' but also to a flight of the black, Hispanic and Asian middle classes, so in Europe much of the native-born European population has fled from cities like Amsterdam, Rotterdam, and Brussels....
"In order to feel self-respect, the young especially 'needed to see themselves as warriors in a civil war.... [T]he immigrant parents and grandparents of the violent youths came to France with a very different view. They were glad to be in France....The later generations were... born in France, and resented not having the same prosperity as other Frenchmen. Here again, the media and the intelligentsia in France, as in the United States, tend to turn differences in achievement -- 'gaps,' 'disparities' -- into social injustices rather than reflections of differences in the things that create achievement."
Shooter Took Horror Course: "Virginia Tech's English department offered a new course last fall -- Contemporary Horror -- and Seung-Hui Cho enrolled. The course description for English 3984 warned students that the course was not for the faint of heart and described films they would study and analyze, including 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.' It described a new genre of horror films in which lead characters could no longer count on surviving 'the invasion of zombies, homicidal maniacs and vampires.' See Toying with Death
Tech Gunman Bought Ammo Clips on EBay [The article at this link has changed]: "Cho also sold several books with violent themes... and a graphics calculator that contained several games. ... Books by those three authors were taught in his Contemporary Horror class, meaning he could have been merely selling the used books at the end of the semester.... Computer forensics have played a major role in the investigation into Cho's motives." See Role-Playing Games & Popular Occultism
Was Cho taught to hate? "Was his pathology enabled by the PC university?... English studies at VT are a post-modern Disney World in which nihilism, moral and sexual boundary breaking, and fantasies of Marxist revolutionary violence are celebrated.... I wonder if Cho took the senior seminar by Professor Knapp, on 'The self-justifying criminal in literature.' Because he certainly learned to be a self-justifying criminal.... And then there is the big Marxist website from Professor Brizee, all in fiery red against pitch black, showing old, mass-murder-inspiring Karl flanked by two raised fists. It celebrates revolutionary violence and hate for capitalist America (which is paying for Cho's education). 'Critical Social Theory' --- the euphemism for PoMo (Post Modern) Marxism --- is a big part of English teaching at VT. The Marxist page links prominently to the British Socialist Worker's Party, which is currently leading the charge for Islamic fascism through such creatures as George Galloway.... Post-modernism, with its hatred for reason, is another big theme at the VT English Department....
"The question I have is: Are university faculty doing their jobs? At one time college teachers were understood to have a parental role. Take a look at the hiring and promotion criteria for English at VT, and you see what their current values are. Acting in loco parentis, with the care, protectiveness, and alertness for trouble among young people is the last thing on their minds. They are there to do 'research,' to act like fake revolutionaries, and to stir up young people to go out and revolt against society." See Moral, Spiritual & Cultural corruption
Looking to Profit From a Tragedy: "...it's also hard to figure out the genetic wiring that motivates entrepreneurs who hear about the worst school shooting in history to run to their computers and register domain names to sell them. This morning eBay listed no fewer than seven domains related to the tragedy up for auction.... No matter how horrific the tragedy, within seconds there always seems to be merchants selling you the tragedy-themed wares."
Toying with Death: "'Police investigating the Virginia Tech killings are looking at whether Cho Seung-Hui was copying parts of a violent film when he murdered 32 people. Officers believe he repeatedly watched Oldboy as part of his preparation for the killing spree....The video, which Cho posted to an American TV network while carrying out his murderous rampage, appears to include photographs of Cho re-enacting scenes from the film.'...
"Research in the 1970s demonstrated the existence of 'cluster suicides' in which the local TV reporting of teen suicides directly caused numerous copycat suicides of impressionable teenagers. Somewhere in every population there are potentially suicidal kids who will say to themselves, 'Well, I'll show all those people who have been mean to me. I know how to get my picture on TV, too.'... Thus we get copycat, cluster murders that work their way across America like a virus spread by the six o'clock news. No matter what someone has done, if you put his picture on TV, you have made him a celebrity, and someone, somewhere, will emulate him."
Mocking Truth. University convocation told of Allah, not Jesus: "Speakers at the Virginia Tech convocation yesterday called on Allah and Buddha in their efforts to minister to the survivors.... but Jesus wasn't mentioned by name....
"...they had four representatives from the local 'religious community.'... '1st Speaker: A Muslim cleric invoking the name of Allah and quoting the Quran. 2nd Speaker: A Buddhist Community Leader preaching that mankind is basically 'good.' 3rd Speaker: A Female speaker from the Jewish Community....' 4th Speaker: A Liberal Lutheran Minister talking about 'healing,' etc. and how everyone needs to come together….
"'People who have never met you are praying for you,' Bush said. 'There's a power in these prayers, a real power.'" [Whose power?]" See The Cross of Christ Feared, banned, trivialized... yet Triumphant
Did Virginia Tech Murderer Learn From Video Games? "The shootings at Virginia Tech have once again brought the issue of violent video games to the fore, with critics citing a link between murderous rampages like Monday's and games that often involve simulated mass murder. ...
"The grisly murders of 31 people at Virginia tech eerily seem to match the stalking of targets in video programs some times called 'first person shooter' (FPS) games.... Typically, the game player participant stalks through rooms, mazes or buildings seeking out victims, firing multiple shots into targets to ensure death. The player is frequently required to change ammunition. 'You take that and mix it with a psychopath, a sociopath or someone suffering from mental illness and add in a dose of rage, the suggestibility is too high,' Dr Phil added....
"FPS games have been called 'murder simulators' by Lt. Col. David Grossman.... He argues that the games inure young people to the act of murder by simulating the killing of hundreds or even thousands of opponents in a single game.... It was widely reported that the two shooters in the 1999 Columbine High School massacre were fans of first-person shooter games." (4-18-07)
father speaks: "The first recorded act of violence
was when Cain slew his brother Abel out in the field. The villain was not the
club he used. Neither was it the NCA, the National Club Association. The true
killer was Cain and the reason for the murder could only be found in Cain's
"In the days that followed the Columbine tragedy, I was amazed at how quickly fingers began to be pointed at groups such as the NRA. What has happened to us as a nation? We have refused to honor God and in doing so, we open the doors to hatred and violence.
"And when something as terrible as Columbine's tragedy occurs -- politicians immediately look for a scapegoat.... They immediately seek to pass more restrictive laws that continue to erode away our personal and private liberties.
"We do not need more restrictive laws. Eric and Dylan would not have been stopped by metal detectors. No amount of gun laws can stop someone who spends months planning this type of massacre.
"The real villain lies within our own hearts. Political posturing and restrictive
legislation is not the answers."
Virginia Tech Killer Identified: "A Virginia Tech senior from South Korea was behind the massacre of at least 30 people locked inside a campus building in the deadliest shooting rampage in modern U.S. history... Cho Seung-Hui, 23, a senior in the English department.... The bloodbath ended with the gunman's suicide, bringing the death toll from two separate shootings - first at a dorm, then in a classroom building - to 33 and stamping the campus in the picturesque Blue Ridge Mountains with unspeakable tragedy. ...
"Derek O'Dell, his arm in a cast after being shot, described a shooter who fired away in 'eerily silence' with 'no specific target - just taking out anybody he could.' ...The slayings left people of this once-peaceful mountain town and the university at its heart praying for the victims and struggling to find order in a tragedy of such unspeakable horror it defies reason. ...'My father blocked the doorway with his body and asked the students to flee,' Joe Librescu said in a telephone interview.... 'Students started opening windows and jumping out."
Israeli Professor Tried to Save Students' Lives: "Librescu, 75, immigrated to Israel from formerly communist Romania more than 25 years ago. He later moved to the U.S. and became a lecturer at Virginia Tech's Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics. He had been teaching there for 20 years. A Holocaust survivor, Librescu died on the same day that Israel was marking Holocaust Martyrs and Heroes Remembrance Day.... Librescu's class heard a 'thunderous sound' from the classroom next door as the gunfire erupted on Monday. Calhoun was among those who jumped out of a second floor window. Before he leapt, he said, he turned around and saw Librescu attempting to block the door. He was shot and killed."
America's Most Dangerous Gang - MS13 - Violent, Vicious, and Spreading Fast: "After an intensive investigation, police officials learned the murders were the work of the violent street gang Mara Salvatrucha 13. It also soon became apparent the gang was sending a bold message to its members and associates. That message: 'If you are not loyal, you are dead.' But there was another message in the brutal slayings for the people of Long Island. And that message was that gang violence had moved into the upper middle class enclaves of the Island, into the kinds of communities where the locals assume that crime is somebody else’s problem." (2/20/2005) See The Fall and Rise of Human Violence
This video, MS-13, shows gang wars and violence. You may not want to see it.
A uniform trend? How democracy worldwide is on the back foot: "Transitions to democracy are stalling in the Middle East and beyond. The high hopes of Ukraine's reformers have been disappointed, while in countries such as Russia, the former Soviet states of central Asia, China and Venezuela, leaders are accused of curtailing freedoms.... Freedom House appears equally concerned about the Asia-Pacific region, listing coups in Thailand and Fiji, setbacks and violence in Sri Lanka and East Timor, high-level corruption in Taiwan and 'modest but ominous declines' in freedom in Burma, Malaysia, the Philippines and the Solomon Islands. China has yet to demonstrate that an emerging middle class will transform its political culture and last year continued in its repression of the media, prosecution of civic activists and lawyers and increased efforts to keep religion under state control." See Persecution
Terrorists are recruiting in our schools, says MI5 boss: [UK] "MI5 is fighting to contain a rapidly-growing terrorist threat, with at least 30 top-priority plots under investigation....'Young teenagers are being groomed to be suicide bombers,' she said. 'We are aware of numerous plots to kill people and to damage our economy.... These plots often have links back to al-Qa'eda in Pakistan and through those links al-Qa'eda gives guidance and training to its largely British footsoldiers here on an extensive and growing scale.'"
Texas border vulnerable to terrorists: "The Subcommittee on Investigations of the House Homeland Security Committee found that the government of President Hugo Chavez has issued thousands of identity documents that could help terrorists elude immigration checks.... 'We apprehended five Pakistanis on the U.S. Mexico border with fraudulent Venezuelan documents.'...The report entitled,'A Line in the Sand,' states that the number of aliens other than Mexican (OTMs) illegally crossing the border has grown at an alarming rate.... hundreds of aliens from 'special interest' countries that are known to harbor terrorists or promote terrorism are routinely encountered.... The countries include Iran, Syria, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.... Special Interest Aliens... pay large amounts of money, between $15,000 and $60,000, to employ the more effective Mexican alien smuggling organizations and are less likely to be apprehended." See Signs of the times
The Terror of Animal Rights: "Over the last decade, members of the 'animal rights' movement have committed thousands of acts of terrorism against people and property involved in life-saving animal research."
Green Bay teens were obsessed with Columbine massacre: "Two 17-year-olds suspected of plotting a shooting spree at their high school were fascinated with the mass killings at Columbine High School and both had weapons at their homes.... They planned to set off bombs near the bathroom areas, light the exits on fire with jelled gasoline so no one could escape and shoot the people they had problems with....
"Sturtz was described as being obsessed with pain and death.... and was into Goth culture." See Toying with Death and Role-Playing Games & Popular Occultism
Dubai's ruler accused of slavery: [Remember Dubai which lost the right to control US ports after much public protest?] "The action claims Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, his brother Hamdam and 500 others are responsible for abducting and trafficking the children.... The children were said to be from Bangladesh, Sudan and southern Asia. Once in Dubai, it is claimed that the children - some of them as young as two - were kept in poor conditions, starved (so as to keep their weight down), abused and forced to take part in a dangerous sport." See Human Nature
Online guide: Killing 'infidels': "Islamic website offers tips on killing foreigners in Saudi Arabia....The document details several possible ways to kill western victims and provides tips on selecting them, following them, and finally murdering them.... The online guide also offers tips on surveillance and ... notes that foreigners these days feel safer because of the minimal number of attacks in recent time, but warns: 'The Jihadist wave is approaching and Allah will hide this from them.'"
University Professor on the Tremendous Violence of South Africa: "In the stories narrated by the people who contacted me, babies or teenagers or octogenarian women were raped, or battered to death; some had their eyes gouged out or their stomachs slashed open, or their throats slit. And this was not necessarily done to ensure the thugs could escape undetected, or to make a rich haul possible, or to avenge some horrible wrong... but fortuitously... simply because the opportunity presented itself.
"...what is it that places such horrors within the realm of the possible, of the everyday? What has gone wrong in our much vaunted democracy to turn ordinary people into torturers and murderers, to make them, seemingly, immune to any pangs of conscience? Why...?"
Forgery gang suspect arrested: "In July, a federal grand jury in Denver indicted Mr. Castorena in absentia on charges of conspiracy, fraud, misuse of visas and money laundering.... Millions of phony documents were sent to illegal aliens in the United States in the past five years, the indictment said.... Court records said the Castorena gang oversees from its base in Guadalajara a large-scale criminal organization.... Gang leaders charged a 'rent' or 'franchise' fee of as much as $15,000 per month for cell leaders to operate in the U.S..." See Human Nature and Lawlessness
Murder rate up in small US cities: "...cities with populations of between 50,000 and 250,000 saw a more than 12 per cent jump in the number of murders. Violent crime in cities with populations ranging from 500,000 to 1m increased 8.3 per cent.... 'Smaller cities are getting substantially more dangerous.... [T]hey are now dealing with the drug market, gangs and street violence issues that you used to only see in big cities.'"
Confidential Data in Online Public Records Could Be Protected: "The theft of a computer disc containing the names, dates of birth and Social Security Numbers of all 25 million living U.S. military veterans has provided another reminder of how easily a person's identity can be stolen. ... Millions of public records containing potentially tens of millions of Social Security Numbers (SSNs), names of minor children, mothers' maiden names, birth dates, financial account numbers and scanned signatures currently are available anonymously to virtually anyone with a credit card." See An International Information System
Marchers say gringos, not illegals, have to go: "While politicians debate the fate of some 12 million people residing in the U.S. illegally, the Mexica Movement, one of the organizers of the mass protest in Los Angeles this week, has already decided it is the 'non-indigenous,' white, English-speaking U.S. citizens of European descent who have to leave what they call 'our continent.' ...' This is our continent, not yours!' exclaimed one banner."
This demonstration reminds me of the youth demonstrations of the sixties partly funded by Rockefeller money. Such chaos serves the global agenda well. The crisis justifies more social control. See Chart: Paradigm Shift and the third link on this page: Regional Management System: Moving ahead toward the New World Order
Forget School -- Let's Go March for Immigration: "The organizers of the march are the usual collection of 'Reconquistas' and multiculturalists who networked very effectively for weeks to get this turn-out. I must have received at least a dozen e-mails every day from different friends and groups reminding me to pumy calendar. O ere barraged with telephone cal ls stating that it was an 'obligation' to show up and be counted."
A Violent Episode, Shameful Too: "...few New Yorkers who work in Midtown or lower Manhattan realize that in July 1863 the streets they now walk every day were the scene of savage riots that left hundreds dead, countless buildings in smoldering ruin and the city in the grip of mobs demanding the overthrow of Abraham Lincoln....
"The riots were sparked by the introduction of a military draft to fill the depleted ranks of the Union army.... Behind the riots lay a combustible mix of racism, poverty and class resentment that was fanned into violence by pro-Southern Democratic politicians and journalistic demagogues.... In one of the cruelest acts, rioters torched the Colored Orphans' Asylum on Fifth Avenue just north of 42nd Street, driving its 233 children into the streets.... The few officers who wanted to take the initiative against the rioters were stymied by antiwar Gov. Horatio Seymour, who addressed the rioters smilingly as 'my friends.'" SeeHuman Nature
Gang terrorizes train in France: "A gang of more than 20 youths -- thought to be North African immigrants -- terrorized hundreds of train passengers in a rampage of violence, robbery and sexual assault on New Year's Day, French officials said yesterday. The five-hour-long criminal frenzy was 'totally unacceptable,' French President Jacques Chirac told reporters....
"A 20-year-old woman cornered by several of the marauders was sexually molested. 'It was a real scene of pillage on the train.'
"Police in Nice, meanwhile, said they had escorted the group of drunken youths and put them on the train Sunday to ensure they did not cause trouble in the city. " See The fall and rise of human violence
No 10 denies 'respect Bill' plans (UK): "Downing Street has distanced itself from reports suggesting Tony Blair plans to segregate 'problem families' on guarded estates and impose anti-social behaviour orders on under-10s. Reports in several Sunday newspapers suggest that the upcoming Respect Bill to tackle anti-social behaviour would include draconian new penalties for low-level disorder."
Crime family expands throughout U.S.:"The Castorena Family Organization is a large-scale criminal organization with more than 100 key members who oversee cells of 10 to 20 individuals in cities across the United States, according to public court documents filed by the US government in Colorado and in other judicial districts around the country. Several of the senior leaders of the organization are believed to be based in Mexico....
"...the CFO started out in Los Angeles in the late 1980s, primarily manufacturing and selling counterfeit alien registration and social security cards." SeeHuman Nature and Lawlessness
Persecution of Kosovo Christians Said to Reveal Larger Threat: "International intervention to halt the persecution of Christians in Kosovo is a 'complete failure,' according to a former diplomat and other political analysts who briefed Capitol Hill staff late last week, pointing to the destruction of 150 churches and the simultaneous construction of 200 mosques. Cybercast News Service obtained video of the burning and desecrating of the churches by ethnic Albanians, most of them Muslim. ...The new mosques are funded by 'Wahhabist nations,' the diplomats said, raising the specter of radical Islam incubating on the doorstep of Europe in a province rife with illegal arms and narcotics trafficking." See Lawlessness
Occult and esoteric influences spreading in Israel "...according to a Messianic Jewish leader. Rev Samuel Aweida, Haifa, Chairman of the Caspari Center for Biblical and Jewish Studies in Jerusalem....
"After their military service tens of thousands travel to South East Asia in search of spiritual fulfillment. Schools invite fortunetellers, who show pupils how to use a pendulum and tarot cards. ...There are no protests from Jewish leaders, says Aweida. He is the head of a congregation where Jewish members believe in Jesus as the Messiah. Aweida claims that the Israeli public seems to accept representatives of occult movements more readily than Jewish believers in Jesus. Reportedly there is no chance for Messianic Jews to present their faith in schools."
So sad! Yet God has shown such love to this land. SeeOther gods
'I wasn't teaching - my role was just one of crowd control. I felt useless': "'...anti-social behaviour is an everyday reality in classrooms across Britain,' he added. 'It is an appaling situation and one which must not be allowed to continue: education is being strangled.'
"Thomas's experiences included: • her classroom being vandalised during a break time, with windows smashed and glass thrown around the room, books destroyed and desks overturned; • boys openly using mobile phones to download pornography, accessing obscene websites on school computers and making serious sexual suggestions to her; • a pupil accusing her of hitting him, and threatening to report her to the police and sue her...."
Small wonder parents in Europe as well as the U.S. are choosing to homeshchool. But the obstacles to such freedom are rising:
The Supreme Court's vexing elitism: "In its feel-good zeal to protect 'underage' murderers across the board, the Court issued a blanket rule negating in general what the jury specifically found in this case: that a 17-year-old has the mental capacity to appreciate the wrongfulness of his murder. As Justice Scalia noted, it doesn't require a great deal of sophistication to know that murder is wrong....
"...the murder was outrageously and wantonly vile, horrible and inhuman: The defendant and his accomplice threw the victim, bound, gagged and conscious off a railroad trestle into a river to drown. The only cruel and unusual punishment inflicted in this case was by the murderers." Depravity
Believing the true believers: "...a much worse and more revealing scandal has unfolded at the University of Seattle, where a student mob prevented a military recruiter from meeting with those students who wanted to meet with him. At first, the university president said that the student rioters should apologize. But the storm this created forced the typical academic administrator's back-down under pressure. One of the student rioters explained that she didn't want anyone to be sent overseas to be killed. Apparently it never occurred to her that what she wanted was not automatically to be imposed on other people...." See Who can Resist the Pull of the Crowd?
Mara Salvatruchas to take on the Minutemen vigilantes: "A high level leader of the Mara Salvatruchas, Ebner Anivel Rivera-Paz, has issued orders, from federal prison, to members of his extremely violent organization to teach the Minutemen vigilantes a lesson they will never forget, La Voz de Aztlan has learned.
"...the Mara Salvatruchas have grown immensely in numbers and their network has expanded through Mexico all the way to Canada. The extremely violent group controls large portions of the drug, stolen vehicle and immigrant smuggling operations along the US/Mexico border and will not put up with clowns like the Minutemen vigilantes. The amateurish Minutemen may be in for a big surprise on April Fools Day and on the subsequent days that they plan to patrol the border with Mexico in Arizona."
Dutch desert their changing country: "Last year more people left the Netherlands than arrived as migrants or asylum seekers, even though unemployment remains low at 4.7 percent and per capita income is higher than any major country in Europe.... The new wave of 'middle-class flight' has quickened this year following rising ethnic violence and crime committed by and against immigrants, and in response to fears that social order is breaking down.... The Netherlands has been transformed in barely 30 years from a tight-knit Christian society into a polyethnic state, with three million people of immigrant background." Lawlessness
Guns and Jeers Used by Gangs to Buy Silence: "'Witness intimidation has become so pervasive that it is ruining the public's faith in the criminal justice system to protect them,' said Judge John M. Glynn.... The intimidation has gone hand in hand with a sharp increase in the number of youth street gangs....
"One of the obstacles to combating the Mafia, and to defeating youth gangs, is the 'code of silence' they encourage....' Jackie Davis, the mother of Rickey Prince, the teenage witness murdered in Baltimore, said in a telephone interview, 'This witness intimidation makes a joke of the justice system." See The fall and rise of human violence
Don’t Let Identity Theft Happen to You : But according to two studies done in July 2003, approximately seven million people became victims of identity theft in the prior 12 months. That equals 19,178 per day, 799 per hour, or 13.3 per minute. And the number of identity theft victims is still climbing. But it seems we still have a lot to learn about how to protect ourselves. ...But experts do have some tips on how to protect yourself from these criminals: - Be careful about sharing your personal information. - Make sure to shred documents before throwing them away. - Never carry your Social Security card. - And, make sure to review your credit reports at least once a year.
Most burglary warnings to get no police response: "Burglars may arrive at your home, but the Fremont police may not. In a first for the state, California's 14th largest city is set to adopt a policy of not responding to residential or commercial burglary alarms unless they're first verified as legitimate -- because about 98.5 percent aren't. It just costs too much money and time for a department already beset with cuts....
"Fremont cops no longer investigate car burglaries or even car thefts. And the department has axed all crime prevention programs. ... the idea will likely spread to other communities.
"'It's an extremely poor decision to implement this policy,' said Michael Salk.... He expects the East Bay city will see a rise in break-ins. 'The burglar knows there's no threat of the police coming unless they see a patrol car coming up.''' Psalm 62:5-8
North Carolina Driver's license rules under fire: "Advocates for improved national security and immigration control say that North Carolina has developed a well-deserved reputation as a soft touch for illegal immigrants and native-born Americans who want to establish a false, separate identity with a fraudulent driver's license. ...the going rate for a fraudulent North Carolina driver's license is more than $2,000, said Jim Staudenraus of the Federation for American Immigration Reform. The fees are charged by an underground 'cottage industry' of document purveyors who help clients get false or counterfeit identity papers." See Homeland Security and the transformation of America
Top FBI lawyer helped destroy TWA Flight 800: "...In August 2003, a former U.S. attorney in the Clinton administration, Valerie Caproni, was appointed to the top legal job within the Federal Bureau of Investigation – that of general counsel. As such, she provides legal advice to the director and other FBI officials.... Caproni, however, has a clouded legal past that provides an unfortunate study in how the national security apparatus can function if placed in the wrong hands. ... The co-author of this article, James Sanders, learned about Caproni early in his investigation into the crash of TWA Flight 800. Within days of the crash, it was she who illegally took the investigation away from the National Transportation Safety Board and gave it to the FBI....
"'As for the charges that she and the FBI took over investigation,' writes Vosper casually, 'Caproni says she is guilty.' ... An NTSB document reveals that Caproni and the Justice Department took over the investigation to ensure that only one story emerged from the witness interviews, the official story, their story. In this, she fully succeeded. Caproni, alas, was just warming up...." See Homeland Security and the transformation of America
More parents try to get court to discipline kids (Article has been archived): "The number of parents seeking to file complaints against their under-16s has doubled in the last year, said the Singapore Children's Society. Its social workers screen complaints at the Juvenile Court every Friday and decide if the court should hear a case or if it should go to another agency.
"Last year, up to a dozen parents would show up at the Friday afternoon sessions, claiming their children were 'beyond parental control'. This year, it is more like 22. ...
"Usually, both work and the little time spent with their children is mainly to check on their homework. It is not uncommon for them to use the court to 'scare' their children into behaving. ...
"Counsellors said placing a child in an institution may do more harm than good, as he may be exposed to bad influences. Some also try to palm off troublesome children as they have found new partners and do not want children from a previous relationship around." 2 Timothy 3:1-14
Anti-Semitic Attack on Jewish Community Center in Paris(Registration required): "Fire swept through a Jewish community center in eastern Paris in the early morning hours today after arsonists broke into the building and scrawled swastikas and anti-Semitic slogans inside. It was the latest in a wave of neo-Nazi acts sweeping the country....
"France's neo-Nazism appears to have no clear ideology beyond anti-Semitic slogans and the lyrics of white supremacist, heavy metal music.... Adherents are mostly men in their teens or early 20's... and their targets are as often Arabs as Jews. France is home to Europe's biggest Muslim and Jewish communities." (8-22-04)
Thieves plunder in Charley's aftermath: "After the hurricane ended, the looting began.... Firefighters arrived early Saturday to find that their computers had been swiped in the night. Charlotte County Sheriff's Office spokesman Robert Carpenter said his office is getting regular reports of looting from residents of the area's many storm-wrecked neighborhoods. Carpenter said his officers are responding when able, but that they are saddled with more pressing demands, such as caring for survivors." See The fall and rise of human violence
A closer look at left-wing thuggery: "There is a guerilla group on the loose in this country. But you wouldn't know it from the liberal media, which portrays the group's members as harmless activists with good hearts. The group is called 'National People's Action.' .. .They warn: 'We are black, we are white, we are Latino, we are Asian. We are old, we are young and we are in your neighborhood!!!!!' ...
"NPA members are funded by the usual suspects—'progressive' charities such as the Tides Foundation, Ben & Jerry's Foundation, and the MacArthur, Ford and Rockefeller foundations. But they are also funded by your tax dollars.
"...the left-wing thugs get away with their lawlessness. And we are, literally, paying for it." See 2 Timothy 3:1-14 and The fall and rise of human violence
A False Accusation and a Fateful Decision (Devoted Va. Teacher Couldn't Endure Sullied Reputation): "He made two final calls on his cell phone, gasping out a farewell to his wife and dialing 911 without saying a word. Then he lay the phone beside the road and straddled the knee-high metal bridge railing.... The note he left tucked in the Bible, on the front seat of the car he left properly parked in the rest area by the bridge, began this way: 'I am so sorry for what I have done, but there is no way I could carry on, absolutely no way.' The apology was for taking his own life. He had no need to apologize for what drove him to his death, because Mayfield knew it was untrue.... What Mayfield didn't know -- as he mounted the bridge that morning -- was that the police had cleared him of wrongdoing.
"No national statistics are kept on the number of false accusations students make against their teachers.... A study in Great Britain found that 1,782 allegations of abuse by teachers resulted in 96 prosecutions. 'There is a culture now where students know how to get rid of a teacher....'" 2 Timothy 3:1-14
Lawlessness. As gangs rise, so do calls for US-wide dragnet: "Across the country, youth-gang homicides spiked from 692 in 1999 to 1,100 in 2002." See Ban truth - Reap Tyranny
U.S. Arrests 29 Convicted Foreign Sex Offenders: "U.S. agents on Thursday arrested 29 foreigners previously convicted of committing sex crimes in New York as part of an international crackdown on pedophilia.... The offenders, mostly from Latin America and the Caribbean region, committed crimes in suburban Westchester County north of New York, including rape, sexual abuse, sodomy, endangering the welfare of a minor and sexual misconduct. Twenty-five victimized children. ...
"Last July, the U.S. government announced 'Operation Predator' to protect children from pedophiles, Internet predators, human traffickers and international sex tourists. Since then, 1,700 people had been arrested nationwide...." Romans 1:22-32
S.Africa: Ambushing people on highways: "For a number of years gangs have placed rocks across sections of the highway, forcing motorists to stop, and then emerging from the bushes to rob or murder them. ... 'These people get the motorists to stop then they jump out of the bushes and attack them,' Minnaar said. They then melt back into the bushes and disappear." (This report has been replaced by other South African news stories at the above link) See the last part of Romans 1:22-32
Neo-Nazi outrage stuns Germany: "Marius Schoeberl, who was 16, was killed apparently because he looked like a Jew... Two brothers aged 17 and 23 and another 17-year-old from the village were recently found guilty of the murder. The court was told that the boys were listening to neo-Nazi music, with its angry lyrics and furious sound, as well as drinking alcohol, before they set off into the night in search of a victim....
"They called him 'un-German', 'a pest' and 'a Jew'. They dragged him to a deserted farmhouse, tortured and killed him - and then they went home to sleep."2 Timothy 3:1-14
United Teachers (Dade) cheated of $3.5 million: "Nearly $3.5 million was misused or diverted by United Teachers of Dade leaders over the last six years -- including $2.5 million by disgraced ex-president Pat Tornillo." 2 Timothy 3:1-14
Police warn of Potrero Hill girl gang attacking women in SF: "San Francisco police are alerting the public today that a Potrero Hill girl gang has gone on a 'rampage' .... 'They call themselves the Hill Girls,' Broberg said of the gang of 20 or so young females.... Two of the most serious [attacks] involve a woman whose elbow was shattered in the presence of her 5-year-old son and another woman whose baby was torn from her arms before she was assaulted. The baby was not seriously hurt, officers said, but the attackers went out of their way to tell the woman they didn't care about the child." See Chapter 8 - "Deliver us from evil"
The Indian Scam: "American Indians have always occupied an outsized place in our imagination, usually as a noble people, at one with a pristine North American continent prior to the arrival of the white man. It's time to upgrade the image.... California tribes make some $5 billion a year in gambling revenue and have poured more than $120 million into state political campaigns since 1998....
"Indian gambling is an ill-disguised scam. Some so-called tribes have 30 people or less. They basically rent their names to Las Vegas casinos that run their gambling operations for as much as a 40 percent cut of the take."
No part of the world is immune to today's cultural and political corruption.Judges 17:6 and The fall and rise of human violence
Since when is right and wrong open to debate?"This is not about anger or spite. It is about adhering to one's faith. It is about recognizing the supreme act of arrogance that occurs when man expects God to adapt to him.
"The Bible should not be subject to the vicissitudes of culture. Some things should be absolute. Without these principles, our lives lose meaning and our selfish decadence foreshadows our fall."See The fall and rise of human violenc
Dying for a Discount - The Dangers in Importing Drugs: "...prescription drugs are often cheaper in other countries, and some Americans want to take advantage of those lower prices.... An even bigger problem than terrorism - so far - is the growing number of attempts by common criminals to make a fast buck from fake drugs - regardless of who is harmed. This already is a significant problem with domestic crooks. Easing import restrictions would encourage them to move offshore." Matthew 24:12
Dying for a Discount - The Dangers in Importing Drugs: "...prescription drugs are often cheaper in other countries, and some Americans want to take advantage of those lower prices.... An even bigger problem than terrorism - so far - is the growing number of attempts by common criminals to make a fast buck from fake drugs - regardless of who is harmed. This already is a significant problem with domestic crooks. Easing import restrictions would encourage them to move offshore." Matthew 24:12
Busted!: "Drug dealers are planting pot farms all over our national parks, and the Park Service is struggling to root them out.
"...drug smugglers, methamphetamine cooks and cannabis cultivators are invading federal lands as never before.... 'This is a huge criminal enterprise, and we have so few resources to fight it... There are more growers than we know about or can deal with. We pick off a couple. The rest get away.'" Isaiah 22:5
Charts: Paradigm Shift
Most Euro Notes in Germany Show Traces of Cocaine, Study Finds: "Almost all euro notes in Germany show traces of cocaine as users roll them up to sniff the drug, a study shows. In August last year, nine out of ten notes had traces of the drug
This is another tragic consequences of the UN battle to eradicate Biblical truth and discernment. See and
Victims recovering (Registration required): Twelve-year-old Baille Blanche thought it would be fun to walk her older sister, Lacey, 13, home from summer school Wednesday afternoon. It was anything but fun. Baille and Lacey were recovering Thursday after being chased, kicked and beaten by a group of teenage girls as they left Shaw Middle School."
The Restorationist Rebellion: "Evil does not shock anyone anymore....The filth that spews daily from television barely provokes a shrug.... Degeneracy as a form of rebellion is trite today....
"Two generations ago, agitators literally created the 'generation gap.' They defined the older generation as the enemy, and they encouraged the younger generation to become a counterculture. They wanted to see the moral culture overthrown and replaced with a culture of license. They succeeded beyond their wildest dreams." Brainwashing & How to Resist It
Britain at sex disease crisis point: "...syphilis rates in Britain have increased by 500 per cent in the past six years and rates for gonorrhoea have doubled. Rates for teenage pregnancy remain the highest in Europe. At the same time, poor adherence to HIV treatments is promoting the development and transmission of resistant strains of HIV." Charts: Total transformation
'Special order' ends in upset
: "When a couple ordered fast food Wednesday afternoon, what they got certainly wasn't a happy meal." Matt 10:16
Fake drugs show up in U.S. pharmacies: "As more high-priced prescription medications hit the market, they are proving irresistible to counterfeiters, who have successfully slipped fake, mislabeled and mishandled drugs into U.S. pharmacies.... Many of the fakes are so good that pharmacists have trouble telling them from the real thing."
Why wouldn't we see such corruption in a
Big Time - Spooky: "That's what Donte Johnson, a junior at McDonogh High School in New Orleans said after a classmate was killed in the school's gym last week.... While Donte was more than likely referring to the pool of blood and the dead body, I see some other spooky elements." See Using Teen Violence to Justify Government Control
Rededication to 'The Proposition': "The greater threat comes from within, not from domestic terrorists or criminals, but from our own ignorance, complacency and licentiousness [Revelation 3:17]. There have always been those in our midst devoted to overturning everything America stands for, but until fairly recently, they didn't have a firm foothold in our institutions and culture." Charts: Cultural Shift and Total transformation
Teen magazine under fire for explicit sex guide: "...the pull-out sex guide in the new issue is more explicit than anything that comes in her women's magazines. ... Natacha Brisson, editor-in-chief of the magazine, says... she doesn't understand what all the fuss is about. 'It's girl talk,' she said. 'It's what you talk about with your girlfriend. It's the same thing with this guide."
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