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Totally agree MM....I do listen to Rachel Maddow - her investigative journalism -

I find more factual than not....anyway - another question.religion..in this post by the MAGAshooter ....

Three days ago, Robert Bowers, who also goes by the name Rob Bowers, wrote on the Gab account, “Daily Reminder: Diversity means chasing down the last white person.” His profile picture on Gab, where he’s had an account since January 2018, reads, “jews are the children of satan. (john 8:44) — —- the lord jesus christ is come in the flesh.”


I found this MOST unsettling..I am not all that religious..some teaching..but John 8:44...really? Is this some kind of twisted logic..what they are teaching in churches these days...who would believe it?? Why?? Call me cynical, aren't sermons based on the opinion and interpretation by the sermon giver..

Then I found this...

That is exactly not the point he is trying to make. He is trying to say that it's our actions that show whether God or Satan is "our father" in a very figurative sense. He is saying "You are not the righteous just because you descend of Abraham, if you not also behave like that". Reversing that to say Jews are "children of Satan" in general is basically the thing he tries to refute here, in reverse.

Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Oct 27, 2018, 03:28 PM (1 replies)

Okay so, in research I have tried to answer my own question...

John 8:44.....

That is exactly not the point he is trying to make. He is trying to say that it's our actions that show whether God or Satan is "our father" in a very figurative sense.

He is saying "You are not the righteous just because you descend of Abraham, if you not also behave like that". Reversing that to say Jews are "children of Satan" in general is basically the thing he tries to refute here, in reverse.

I feel better now....
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Oct 27, 2018, 03:08 PM (0 replies)

Another post.....I just don't understand....I must have missed a bible study....

jews are the children of satan. (john 8:44) — —- the lord jesus christ is come in the flesh.”

WTH.....
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Oct 27, 2018, 02:50 PM (1 replies)

Thank you dewsgirl...Lovett or Leave it Sat am+Pod Save America...

I am on it....yes, new to podcast..today!!!! tks again...
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Fri Oct 26, 2018, 09:44 PM (1 replies)

Here's Are The Issues Russians Are Using To Interfere With The Midterm Elections

NEW Buzzfeed...10/20/18.....

https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/salvadorhernandez/heres-are-the-issues-russians-are-using-to-interfere-with

Pay attention and READ at link, what Russia has used to interfere with midterms...this 39 page indictment of a Russian woman, who, as we all know will never see the inside of a US courtroom...is a BFD....issues listed will be very familiar to you....

"The Conspiracy has a strategic goal, which continues to this day, to sow division and discord in the U.S. Political system, including by creating social and political polarization, undermining faith in democratic institutions, and influencing U.S. elections, including the upcoming 2018 midterm election," the complaint states.
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Oct 20, 2018, 01:45 AM (1 replies)

Part 2 - Crime Russia...and NO - I do not advocate for this link but for interest

and should be considered suspect..I consider anything Russian suspect...now as for the skepticism lets see who Elena Vavilova is....second link....from FBI....2010

Crimerussia project is oriented towards the revelation of corrupted officials, organized crime representatives, who are tied to the law enforcement and ruling establishments. The project’s sections accumulate the most interesting and topical information about the Crime Russia events.

https://en.crimerussia.com/oligarchs/agalarov-s-crocus-group-us-bank-accounts-closed/
Citadel Media Group Limited.
Room 1203, 12/F, Tower 3, China Hong Kong City, 33 Canton Road.
Tsimshatsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Chief editor: Elena Vavilova

https://archives.fbi.gov/archives/newyork/press-releases/2010/nyfo070810a.htm

Ten individuals pleaded guilty today in Manhattan federal court to conspiring to serve as unlawful agents of the Russian Federation within the United States and will be immediately expelled from the United States, the Justice Department announced today.

Defendants “Donald Howard Heathfield” and “Tracey Lee Ann Foley” admitted they are Russian citizens named Andrey Bezrukov and Elena Vavilova, and are agents of the Russian Federation.


The United States has agreed to transfer these individuals to the custody of the Russian Federation. In exchange, the Russian Federation has agreed to release four individuals who are incarcerated in Russia for alleged contact with Western intelligence agencies.


Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Oct 20, 2018, 01:16 AM (0 replies)

This story has so many stories attached to it it is scary....part 1

Here is what I did re research..I started with Agalarovs crocus group..then this...more about crimerussia link...Part 2

https://en.crimerussia.com/oligarchs/agalarov-s-crocus-group-us-bank-accounts-closed/


Union Bank notified the owner of the Crocus Group, Araz Agalarov, about the closure of his bank accounts in the United States. 10 days earlier, the country's prosecutor’s office got interested in the oligarch’s transactions. The entrepreneur is suspected of meddling with the US presidential election and financing Donald Trump’s election campaign, RBC reports.



On June 3, 2016, Natalia Veselnitskaya’s lawyer met with Trump’s son and allegedly handed him compromising material against Hilary Clinton, who also participated in the presidential elections. On the same day, according to the US prosecutor's office, Agalarov tried to transfer $ 3.3 million to the representative of the Crocus Group in the United States, Irakly Kaveladze. Before reaching Kaveladze, the money went through a chain from Citibank, JPMorgan Chase and Morgan Stanley.

According to Kaveladze, three US banks the names of which the company’s representative did not disclose refused to provide services to the Crocus Group.

Then I research Kaveladze.....and found this link from 7/18/17..t rump in photos...

https://www.ibtimes.com/who-ike-kaveladze-eighth-person-trump-jr-meeting-tied-russian-billionaire-2567315

At this point ..thinking Mueller has the goods..what I have so far is just the tip of the iceberg...
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Oct 20, 2018, 12:55 AM (1 replies)

Been trying to flush out this whole episode surrounding Rosenstein story NYT -

Charlie Pierce....There is some seriously wicked maneuvering going on here, as Charlie says.. as he tries to flush out the story,,

Isn't this exactly the kind of story you would want for Christmas, your birthday, or one of your several wedding anniversaries? In addition, Rod Rosenstein may be a "senior named official," but he doesn't have fck-all to do with the 25th amendment. That's only for Cabinet members and members of Congress. Why not ask the pastry chef, and, if he mentions the 25th, then attribute it to a "White House source close to the president*"? Holy hell, it isn't usually this obvious.


https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a23365935/new-york-times-rod-rosenstein-25th-amendment-donald-trump/

Then you have to follow up with another article by Charlie....

https://www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a22026080/new-york-times-donald-trump-family-values/

Here, Charlie lets Jill Abramson, former Exec. Editor NYT, have some space to air her take on the current Exec Editor NYT - James Bennit - as she says..

it’s past time for someone to wrestle the wheel away from James Bennet for his own good and that of the newspaper. I never will understand how this unexpurgated codswallop ever gets past the laughter -
We have a guy who writes for The Federalist and who is an editor at First Things, the latter a journal of faith that occasionally functions as a Catholic fanzine for Protestant fundamentalism


As Charlie laments.....Isn't this exactly the kind of story you would want for Christmas -

Yup, IMHO they will get caught again..
Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Sep 22, 2018, 04:07 PM (0 replies)

The most notable firings and resignations in the Trump administration

As I was reading the OP on K T McFarland fessing up to the FBI - I happened to wonder where she is now.....I still don't know...I do know she isn't the Ambassador to Singapore..and she is out at the NSA (OMG) - fired by H.R. McMaster, who is also OUT!!!!

I came across this little nugget from the LA Times - each name, be they fired or resigned has a "read more" link...some you will remember, or as I have done, "oh, ya', I forgot about that one...

http://www.latimes.com/projects/la-na-pol-trump-firings-resignations/# -

Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Sat Sep 22, 2018, 11:59 AM (5 replies)

TITLE IX Policy Changes - article from ASU -

http://www.statepress.com/article/2018/09/sppolitics-department-of-education-proposes-controversial-new-campus-sexual-misconduct-policies

Jasmine Lester, the founding director of Sun Devils Against Sexual Assault, a non-profit organization for survivors based out of ASU, said she sees several potential issues with the proposed changes. Her organization battles sexual misconduct that has occurred among ASU students as well as faculty.
Lester said she found one of the proposed policies particularly troubling.


Devos at your service....

“One of the guidelines says that colleges will have to launch any investigation into sexual violence with the assumption of innocent before guilty for the accused,” Lester said. “In a perfect world, that’s great, but this isn’t a perfect world. We live in a rape culture where rapists don’t go to jail, and cases don’t move forward. All that guideline means is that investigators have to enter a sexual assault case already assuming that the victim is lying.”



“I can’t imagine anyone is going to let someone accused of sexual assault actually cross examine the accuser, obviously that’s not acceptable,” Garrett said. “But cross examination is an invaluable tool in determining credibility, and it’s important because when you’re questioning someone in real time and watching their expressions, their responses are going to be more honest."


Posted by asiliveandbreathe | Fri Sep 21, 2018, 12:55 PM (3 replies)
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