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Thursday, November 30, 2023

 

John Stossel, EV reality bites & 'Inconvenient Facts'.


Thursday, November 30, 2023

 

Popular Science RIP.

Growing up one of my favorites.

https://www.theverge.com/2023/11/27/23978042/popular-science-digital-magazine-discontinued


Wednesday, November 29, 2023

 

All better now, tree back up again!


Wednesday, November 29, 2023

 

Wonder if Algorevidal or Kerry seen this?

We are but mere inconsequential beings trying to live our lives having little or no effect on climate compared to this event last year.. We will get snow this year.

https://phys.org/news/2023-11-massive-eruption-stratosphere-chemistry-dynamics.html


Tuesday, November 28, 2023

 

God has a sense of humor.

Too much, all that taxpayer money for NOAA telling us it was going to be windy today.................this is the National Park Service at its worst....more wasted taxpayer money.  jopedo's reign in a single image, down and out. PS Hopefully no one was hurt.


Thursday, November 23, 2023

 

What is Thanksgiving?

What Is Thanksgiving?

by Jeremy Ham on November 24, 2011; last featured November 22, 2023

 

We are losing our focus on the original reason for Thanksgiving as the spiritual state of America continues to decline. Many people may ask, “What is Thanksgiving?”

As families gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving, are we reminding our children what Thanksgiving means? While some may describe this day as just an “annual harvest festival,” Thanksgiving was originally established as a reminder to Christians that we should thank God for His many blessings.

 

The Original Thanksgiving—What Is Thanksgiving?

This tradition is widely recognized in the United States as beginning in 1621 with the Pilgrims and Native Americans at Plymouth. Following a deadly first winter in the “New World,” the Pilgrims had a good harvest, and they celebrated with a harvest festival, thanking God for His blessings. On December 11, 1621, Edward Winslow wrote the following description of the festival (text has been modernized):

Our corn did prove well, and God be praised, we had a good increase of Indian corn, and our barley indifferent good, but our peas not worth the gathering, for we feared they were too late sown, they came up very well, and blossomed, but the sun parched them in the blossom.

Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling, that so we might after … a special manner rejoice together after we had gathered the fruit of our labors; they four in one day killed as much fowl as, with a little help beside, served the company almost a week, at which time amongst other recreations, we exercised our arms, many of the Indians coming amongst us, and among the rest their greatest King Massasoit, with some ninety men, whom for three days we entertained and feasted, and they went out and killed five deer, which they brought to the plantation and bestowed on our governor, and upon the captain, and others. And although it be not always so plentiful as it was at this time with us, yet by the goodness of God, we are so far from want that we often wish you partakers of our plenty.1

Although the original Thanksgiving was basically a harvest festival and not yet an official holiday, Edward Winslow clearly gave glory to God and attributed to Him the blessings they enjoyed. Even though the Pilgrims worked very hard and were thankful to the Indians who helped them in the New World, they recognized that “every good gift and every perfect gift is from above, and comes down from the Father of lights, with whom there is no variation or shadow of turning” (James 1:17). Despite how hard we work or how many blessings we receive from others, we must realize where all blessings ultimately come from—God our Provider.

Thanksgiving Made a National Event

Thanksgiving was made a national event when President George Washington made the following proclamation on October 3, 1789:

Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God . . .

Now therefore I do recommend and assign Thursday the 26th day of November next to be devoted by the People of these States to the service of that great and glorious Being, who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be . . . .

And also that we may then unite in most humbly offering our prayers and supplications to the great Lord and Ruler of Nations and beseech him to pardon our national and other transgressions.

President Washington recognized the need to praise God for His many blessings given to us and therefore he set up a national reminder to everyone that we should give thanks to God. In an attempt to minimize or remove Christianity’s influences on this nation, some have declared that President Washington was a deist (someone who believes in a god who does not interfere with the affairs of mankind), but from reading his proclamation it is clear that he was not  a deist.

Thanksgiving Made an Annual Event

Thanksgiving was made an annual event during the Civil War on October 3, 1863, by President Lincoln. Much of the credit is attributed to Sarah J. Hale who sent a letter to President Lincoln asking him “to put forth his Proclamation, appointing the last Thursday in November (which falls this year on the 23rd) as the National Thanksgiving.” Here is a portion of President Lincoln’s proclamation of Thanksgiving:

I do, therefore, invite my fellow-citizens in every part of the United States, and also those who are at sea and those who are sojourning in foreign lands, to set apart and observe the last Thursday of November next as a Day of Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the heavens. And I recommend to them that, while offering up the ascriptions justly due to Him for such singular deliverances and blessings, they do also, with humble penitence for our national perverseness and disobedience, commend to His tender care all those who have become widows, orphans, mourners, or sufferers in the lamentable civil strife in which we are unavoidably engaged, and fervently implore the interposition of the Almighty hand to heal the wounds of the nation, and to restore it, as soon as may be consistent with the Divine purposes, to the full enjoyment of peace, harmony, tranquility, and union.

As can be clearly seen in the above statement, the Christian influences remained strong 74 years after President Washington. Even amidst the Civil War, the president encouraged Americans to thank God and send requests to Him, recognizing that He is our Provider.

Thanking God During Trials and Sufferings

Praising and thanking God is vital even during trials and sufferings, whether they be wars, financial difficulties, loss of loved ones, or other struggles. Even though the Apostle Paul suffered much, he wrote, “In everything give thanks; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you” (1 Thessalonians 5:18). Also consider the following passage from Paul:

Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content: I know how to be abased, and I know how to abound. Everywhere and in all things I have learned both to be full and to be hungry, both to abound and to suffer need. I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me (Philippians 4:11–13).

Rather than blaming God for our problems, we need to recognize that mankind’s sin in Adam is the reason for our present sufferings. But all is not lost: God foretold to Adam and Eve that through the Seed of the woman (Jesus Christ, God’s Son), the deceiving serpent would be conquered (Genesis 3:15). Years later, the Lord Jesus Christ, born of the virgin named Mary, stepped into history to destroy sin and death once and for all. Jesus fulfilled that prophecy in Genesis, so that “whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life” (John 3:16).

As believers, we praise God for this spiritual blessing in Christ Jesus. Furthermore God has provided believers with the Holy Spirit who is our source of strength. God has given us all that we truly need, and that should cause us to worship Him for the abundant riches of grace that He has lovingly bestowed upon us through Jesus Christ. In 2 Corinthians 9:15, Paul states, “Thanks be to God for His indescribable gift!” These truths are the foundation for Thanksgiving. Without this understanding Thanksgiving Day is an empty holiday and there is no reason to give thanks.

Has Commercialism Affected Thanksgiving and Christmas?

You may have noticed that President Lincoln made Thanksgiving Day to be on the last Thursday of November, but we now have Thanksgiving on the fourth Thursday of the month. What happened? In 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt changed it to the fourth Thursday due to the urging of a retail association and out of concern for the economy. The purpose of this change was to extend the shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, with the goal of stimulating the economy as they tried to recover from the Great Depression. It is noteworthy that President Roosevelt also did not neglect the Christian roots of Thanksgiving in his proclamation and reiterated that they should also thank God.However, the date change resulted in confusion across the nation with states coming to different conclusions on when Thanksgiving Day should be held.

This mix-up has since been fixed, and the holiday is now held on the fourth Thursday of November. However the focus of Thanksgiving Day has significantly declined through the years, and this event did nothing to help in that regard. What would the originators of Thanksgiving think if they saw that this day had apparently become an obstacle to remove for the retailers and the economy? Let us be careful not to be influenced in the ways of the world rather than the ways of God. The moral of this story is that we must be wary to not let anyone or anything hinder our attention on God, and we should strive to keep reminders like Thanksgiving Day focused on Him.

The Importance of Reminders

Many businesses, educational resources, and institutions neglect to mention the strong Christian origins of this national holiday. For America to return to its Christian roots, individuals must once again recognize God as the Provider. Thanksgiving Day was instituted as a reminder to give thanks to God for His provisions, but sadly many have forgotten the true meaning of Thanksgiving. Forgetting what God has done for His people is a common theme throughout the Old Testament. For example, God stressed the importance of remembering God’s provision when He told Joshua to set up twelve stones as a sign for the people:

That this may be a sign among you when your children ask in time to come, saying, “What do these stones mean to you?” Then you shall answer them that the waters of the Jordan were cut off before the ark of the covenant of the Lord; when it crossed over the Jordan, the waters of the Jordan were cut off. And these stones shall be for a memorial to the children of Israel forever. (Joshua 4:6–7)

But what did happen? The children of Israel eventually forgot. The same thing is happening in America right now. Is there anything we can do to help stop it? Well, it starts with each and every believer. We encourage you to share the real reason to give thanks—the gospel of Jesus Christ—to anyone that may listen, and the next time someone asks you, “What is Thanksgiving?” you can also share your testimony and tell them what God has done in your life.

Conclusion: So, What Is Thanksgiving?

Thanksgiving Day is a good reminder of a biblical principle and a great opportunity for evangelism. No matter what nationality you may be, God’s Word states that we should give “thanks always for all things to God the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ” (Ephesians 5:20).


Tuesday, November 21, 2023

 

Do you feel like this when you don't self check-out?

https://twitter.com/i/status/1727004869784227927

"Do you feel the pain yet?"


Monday, November 20, 2023

 

It's the ears baby.

 

Creepy for sure and extremely cringy.


Sunday, November 19, 2023

 

Release them all.

100% it was a setup, this is why they didn't want to release the security tapes, TY Mike Johnson. You can be sure he wasn't the only one there are many more like this where the police are fist pumping and un-handcuffing fed infiltrators. There are DC popo's swearing that it was a setup, all the testimony by the cops was a lie. All to hide a stolen election. Here is a video of one stating what he is about to do.

https://twitter.com/i/status/1726005546442969565


Friday, November 17, 2023

 

Kanadian journalist eyes wide open.

This should be spread far and wide, you know for giving context to lies being foisted upon the world of a "two state solution".

The religion of peace wants world domination, this does not include any non-believers.


Thursday, November 16, 2023

 

They steal our secrets, and they didn't know the actual condition of SanFran?

The entire world knows how messed up some of our once beautiful cities have become. The SFran politicians thought sweeping everything under the rug for the APEC visitors wouldn't be noticed? Idiots. They are being ridiculed, they are being seen for what they are: liars and con artists. No credibility. No honor. 

https://townhall.com/tipsheet/saraharnold/2023/11/15/china-mocks-the-miraculous-cleanup-of-san-franciscos-homeless-n2631243

https://twitter.com/RNCResearch/status/1724087910809383376?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1724087910809383376%7Ctwgr%5E279f7fa904762353a40739d415fb4826a1548b0f%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Ftownhall.com%2Ftipsheet%2Fsaraharnold%2F2023%2F11%2F15%2Fchina-mocks-the-miraculous-cleanup-of-san-franciscos-homeless-n2631243


Tuesday, November 14, 2023

 

The FDIC and your tax dollars at work.

The federal govt. is out of control, in private industry this wouldn't last for very long.

https://www.wsj.com/us-news/fdic-toxic-atmosphere-strip-clubs-lewd-photos-boozy-hotel-12c89da7?mod=djemalertNEWS


Tuesday, November 14, 2023

 

Laura Aboli on transhumanism & the End Game.

Four minutes of 'splaining very succinctly what our self appointed masters are hoping to achieve. SHE is spot on! 2+2=4.


Monday, November 13, 2023

 

Another breakthrough cancer defeating therapy.

Looks like progress against the war on cancer.

https://www.theblaze.com/news/cancer-cure-breakthrough-kill-switch-cells-research


Sunday, November 12, 2023

 

Arriving at UFC 295.

Now that's a crew! 

NY seems to have a friendly crowd, huh?

 

Hope you enjoyed.


Saturday, November 11, 2023

 

Subversion of morality.

Who said this pope was not pushing the agenda of the globulists???? 

https://www.lifesitenews.com/news/breaking-pope-francis-personally-removes-americas-bishop-joseph-strickland/

Cardinal Viganò is correct there is no hope in this pope.

Something is wrong at the Vatican.

Revenge is not a popey thing.


Friday, November 10, 2023

 

Ivermectin is more than you think.

From Nature.com an article from the Journal of anti-biotics, an article that covers the development and origin Avermectin, Ivermectin, Stromectol, also the original application and evolution to possibly treat a myriad of diseases read/browse to the end. 

"That horse paste is pretty amazing stuff, especially the version for humans, prolly saved millions since the 80's but still not entirely eliminated, parasites are everywhere, don't drink river water." says jarasan.

here is article:

https://www.nature.com/articles/ja201711


Wednesday, November 8, 2023

 

Jury Duty Today.

Well they pulled my number 61 so here I sit with my stipend and my phone hoping and praying to not be chosen to sit in a courtroom. Plea deal plea deal plea deal set me free!!!!!!


Tuesday, November 7, 2023

 

Sowell Power.


Monday, November 6, 2023

 

Resistance to the RNG is futile.

It is a reality, could we possibly gather a true resistance and bring back the balls??? Are there enough of us? Writing e-mails ain't cutting it.................

RNG is an oppression forced upon us by evil lottery tyrants, they didn't ask the players they don't care, they just did it.


Sunday, November 5, 2023

 

Shosple Colupis.

Don't say this more than 3X or else.


Saturday, November 4, 2023

 

The 70's gas crisis 2023 redux.

I upgrade many of my clients' pc's, macs, etc. to improve performance and speed, to give their lives more free time, you know by reducing the amount of time waiting for stuff to load.  The latest was an IMAC with a fusion drive part solid state part mechanical $2k hunk of junk.....I saved them hundreds of hours of time by replacing with SSD....anywho.

What is the solution for this???


Friday, November 3, 2023

 

At least they got paid and chauffered.

Your democrat modus operandi......"cheat".

https://www.westernmassnews.com/2023/11/02/springfield-mayoral-candidate-justin-hurst-addresses-voter-fraud-claims/

It is how we got the potatus.


Thursday, November 2, 2023

 

Yes we do, the sooner the better.

Dr. Carson is correct, neuro surgeons are pretty dang smart!


Thursday, November 2, 2023

 

Rob Schneider gives thanks on his B'day.

This is the good part of hollywood, his reflections are good advice.

From X:


Rob Schneider
@RobSchneider
I want thank ALL of the lovely people for their kind birthday wishes for me today on my 60th birthday. I am the luckiest man in the world. I have a wonderful partner in life, my beautiful wife Patricia and three lovely daughters; Elle, Miranda and Madeline. Today, I am reminded of what Dr. M Scott Peck told me over 30 years ago: At 40, you feel like you can conquer the world and there’s a sense that nothing can stop you. But at 60 you realize the very real fragility of life and temporariness of it all. A humbling knowledge that there is indeed a time limit for all things and that God’s design though perfect, is precious far beyond its brevity. Today, I am also reminded of the Hindu story that my friend Bill from Lowell Arkansas told me about a man at his funeral. Looking at the man, “Would this man lying here ask for more riches and Gold from the world? Would this man ask to be more famous and well regarded by others? Would he ask to be taller or look more handsome? No. The only thing this man lying here today would ask for was much simpler…more time.” If you are reading this now, then you too have time! Use it wisely, use it unwisely too! But USE it. Be IN it. Be aware that you are part of ALL of it and that the separateness you sometimes feel is an illusion. Just as your heart beats without being told, you are as integral to the Sun that fires and the planets that circle it as your heart is a part of you. For the atheists, God loves you too. The mistake you make is to think the universe is a stupid thing that just bumps into things and expands ignorantly and without reason or intelligence. And that somehow we human beings, with our intelligence is just some kind of ‘freak’ universal accident. To you I say this, if there is such a thing as kindness, empathy, compassion and love…it is because you found it in other people. And as my dear friend Norm Macdonald once said, “We are part of this universe, indeed a mere fraction of it, so if we have kindness and love, how much more the universe itself.” For if we are capable of love, it is because it is endemic to the universe itself. To quote Alan Watts, “For we didn’t come ‘in’ to the world, we came ‘out’ of it. We are the universe evolving to the point of consciousness, so that the universe, us, can experience existence and life in all it’s wonder and beauty and glorious exuberance.” Lastly, as I am a new convert to Catholicism, I offer my apology for my lack of Christ’s forgiveness to my fellow man. I was so angry at the people who shut down schools and indeed the world and who coerced others to do things against their will which hurt many people deeply. I offer my unconditional forgiveness and amnesty. For how can I stay mad at the famous singer who would not let others in to his Broadway show unless they had an experiential jab. I will never forget how kind he was to me and my friends when he was the musical guest on SNL. How can I continue to hold a grudge against the actor who shamed people like me but has been such a great example for other actors to never give up and keep fighting for their dreams. How can I still be mad at the lovely actress that said she could no longer be friends with people like me who didn’t ‘get’ it, knowing how incredibly kind she is with every child she meets. I am humbled by the example of my mother Pilar and how she was able to forgive the WW2 occupiers of her Philippines who killed both her brothers. At last it is forgiveness itself that is the gift that we give ourselves because it frees us as The Christ intends for all of us to be free. For His gift of ultimate and unlimited forgiveness is indeed the gift for all humanity. May God bless you and your families now and forever. With all my “You can do it” love, Robbie Schneider.

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