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Immigration – We’ve Done it Wrong

The politicians on TV and elsewhere speak incessantly about “comprehensive immigration reform.” They have it backwards; they should be talking about what is the best policy for the citizens of the United States.

This article which you can click below looks at the issue from a 3,000 year old standpoint. There is nothing new about immigration and refugees. It is a permanent fact of world life. I hope this gives you a new view.

God’s Opinion on Immigration

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Coronavirus Lockdown Is A ‘Living Hell’ – personal essay

Chinese resident 30 years old, Wuhan, China

March 3, 202010:55 AM ET

A RESIDENT OF WUHAN

Editor’s note: The author of this essay asked for anonymity for fear of reprisals by authorities for speaking critically of the Chinese government.

The government lockdown orders in Wuhan, China, have emptied the city’s streets. Stringer for NPR

As residents of Wuhan, China, my family and I are living in hell.

The city has been locked down for more than a month. Every night before falling asleep I have been confronted by an unreal feeling and many questions:

Read This Essay In Chinese To read this essay in Chinese, click here.

I know that coronavirus is the reason for the lockdown — but did life in Wuhan have to become a living hell?

Why were we notified about the city lockdown at 2 a.m. on the second to last morning before the Lunar New Year?

Why have I not been given any instructions from a government officer about how to cope when an entire city is on lockdown?

I’m nearly 30 years old. My family members and I have devoted ourselves to our jobs to build a better life — and we have largely succeeded. There’s only a little more to do before we reach the level of middle class.

But along the way, things did not go exactly as I’d hoped. I have been working hard in school since I was small. My dream was to become a journalist, and I passed the test to enter the best school for journalism in China.

After school, I learned that government supervision of the media meant that telling the truth was not an option.

So I gave up my dream and turned to another career. I kept telling myself that my hard work would reward me in my personal life. And to protect myself, I decided to shut up, to be silent about politics — even when I saw people treated unfairly by the government. I thought that if I followed that path, I would be secure, I would be one of the fortunate ones.

Now I realize that this is an illusion. A secure life is not an option with a political system that does not give us freedom to speak out and that does not communicate with us truthfully.

Now I realize that this is an illusion. A secure life is not an option with a political system that does not give us freedom to speak out and that does not communicate with us truthfully.

Wuhan resident

At the moment when the city was first locked down, I hoped with all my heart that China’s political system, known for concentrating resources to get big jobs done, could save the Wuhanese. But infected patients were treated in the hospital in Wuhan as early as the beginning of December, and for unknown reasons, the government held off informing the public and taking effective action.

So they missed the best window of prevention due to this cover-up. That knowledge has made me fall into desperation.

The order to lock down the city appeared from nowhere on Jan. 23 at 2 a.m., without any sign or explanation to residents — even though everyone knew what was up.

People rushed to shop at 24-hour convenience stores at 3 a.m. to gather necessary food and other items. We tried every method to escape from Wuhan, but the cage was already locked.

On new year’s eve, Jan. 24, I watched the glorious performances from a gala aired on CCTV, Chinese television. But our celebratory meal was sparse, pieced together from the few ingredients I’d been able to buy in that last-minute shopping trip.

Then on the second day of the new year, another order arrived out of the blue, notifying us that the Wuhanese shall not drive. But this order only survived for less than six hours — perhaps because the authorities realized that, with public transportation shut down, cars would be needed to drive medical staffers to work and back home. So community officers called upon residents of Wuhan to provide rides for many of these workers — and to get permits to do this driving. Under the pressure of massive criticism, the government had to revoke this order for residents to provide rides.

Other orders were issued that reflected the chaos. Residents were asked to donate rice and oil to feed the medical staffers at Wuhan’s top hospital since there was not enough food to guarantee meals for them. But we are the taxpayers. Shouldn’t the government be able to provide?

From former schoolmates who now work in the medical profession, I learned that medical workers were not given medical supplies and were exposed to a risk of death. Many people wonder: Why didn’t they go on strike? It is because they were informed that if they went on strike, their licenses to practice medicine would be revoked and their family members’ jobs would be affected.

Before this coronavirus, I always thought it was OK to sacrifice some level of democracy and freedom for better living conditions. But now I have changed my attitude. Without democracy and freedom, the truth of the outbreak in Wuhan would never be known.

Before this coronavirus, I always thought it was OK to sacrifice some level of democracy and freedom for better living conditions. But now I have changed my attitude. Without democracy and freedom, the truth of the outbreak in Wuhan would never be known.

Wuhan resident

What has happened in Wuhan is as if your house caught on fire and all your neighbors knew but forbade you from jumping out of the window. Only until the fire is out of control, and the entire town ablaze, do they slowly begin taking responsibility while highlighting their own heroic efforts.

Not everyone has the same privileges and rights. Because I knew how to get outside of the Great Firewall that blocks the Internet, I was able to obtain masks.

The younger generations, born after 1995 and in the 2000s, have good impressions about the Chinese system, putting the nation before all because they have been living in an era of prosperity and have yet to experience adversity.

The things that happened during this outbreak have greatly surprised those kids. For example, a young man scolded others on Weibo in the early days of the outbreak. He accused them of spreading rumors and argued that if we don’t trust the government, there is nothing we can trust.

Later, he said, when a member of his family was infected with the coronavirus but was unable to get treatment in the overcrowded hospital, he cursed and called for help.

When Li Wenliang, one of the doctors who first reported a mysterious SARS-like illness, died of the disease himself, a student commented on the Internet: “It was just the virus that killed him, so we should focus on the epidemics.” But then the student’s dormitory was appropriated for quarantine patients — and he was shocked and dismayed.

This is the lesson these young people are learning. When someone says we can accomplish something but we must pay a price, do not rush to applaud.

One day you may become the price that is paid.

There is a saying in Chinese that has taken on new meaning in this coronavirus era: “When the stick hits my own head, I finally understand the pain — and why some others once cried out of pain.”

Perhaps it is true that only China can build a hospital in 10 days, only China can mobilize so many people to devote themselves to the anti-epidemic agenda, only China can lock down a city with millions of people at lightning speed.

But people are not thinking critically. They do not understand that if we had human rights, democracy and freedom, we would have learned about what happened in Wuhan one month earlier. And the first whistleblower would not have died for nothing./30

I bumped into this essay by accident. Talking with a Messianic Jewish immigrant from Jamaica to Florida last night, I learned that NPR reported that Covid-19 was a virus smuggled out of China for the express purposes of infecting Chinese enemies. Now this is NPR you know – hardly a right wing news organization. In attempting to check on this, I found this testimony. It had the ring of truth, the disillusionment of the young people. I am so glad I lived in China because I appreciate their real life and understand what they are going through. Please pass this along. My blog is censored by Google, Twitter and Facebook, reducing readership by 3/4ths.

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‘All things work together for good’ – even the Coronavirus.

Cover-up did not stay covered up.

China scolds Danish cartoonist for blaming them for the virus epidemic. Chinese communists do not like criticism and truth. Chinese leaders covered up the importance of the virus in January, not wanting to prevent 300 million holiday workers to return home for festivities and travel internationally. This wasted time allowed the epidemic to spread worldwide.

Romans 8:28 And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.

This verse is frequently misquoted. Others misquote “all things are good.” Clearly that is not true. But God can take a lemon and make lemonade.

Most nations across the globe closed their borders, and the people confined behind those borders are asking questions. Incompetence and failure to provide food, medicine, hospitals, test kits, and the myriad other things one needs in a crisis are now found wanting.

For decades bad governments everywhere blamed “America” for every
thing that went wrong, or President Bush, or now President Trump. But America had no hand in this virus business and they know it. Their own governments now stand exposed, and to blame.

Iran is already unstable

Iran, for example, paid crowds in the street to shout “Death to America” every time there was a crisis. Incompetent leaders hide behind unreachable enemies so they will not be forced to change. This is the national equivalent of a child saying, “My teacher hates me.”

Iran is a major trading partner with China because they have few economic ties to the USA. So the citizens now turn their eyes inward on a religious dictatorship which is rife with corruption and loss of credibility. And that is good.

China requires public goodwill

China is teetering because of the protesting Hong Kongers have not gone away. The Tibetians who staunchly continue to refuse to integrate after their nation was snatched; Mongolians have another additional 70 years of resentment for their lands being taken away as well as the infamous slaughter of Uighurs,  Falun Gong, and Christian religious groups. China’s communist dictatorship promises happiness, prosperity and total control.  But they can’t control this disease. 

The Chinese believe that major unplanned, uncontrollable  events, such as  earthquakes are a sign “from heaven” that the leadership is no longer acceptable to “god” whoever that might be.  Leaders in China claim the mandate of heaven.”  Mao Zedong, the cruel master whose foolish policies resulted in the deaths of 30 million people was ousted after a major earthquake.  We can expect the present leadership to be gone in the future. 

Also gone might be hundreds of China-based American companies who do not want further disruption of the supply chain and bring their companies back home.

(Rumor has it this virus was intended to be spread in the USA to take out China’s main economic foe. Can anyone say “Karma”?)

The virus ended that. I suspect we’ll see the communists attempt to regain power and stumble. The fall of Communism will bless billions of people worldwide.

South Africa has deteriorated

South Africa is near collapse from corruption. The ruling party (ANC) borrowed heavily from foreign governments which cash assets went directly into the pockets of political leaders. Food, jobs, and tools are in short supply, but not looting and crime. Rail links and power plants are all in disrepair.

South African white farmers have been murdered in their homes, even though the killers have no clue how to farm. South Africa is rich in resources but China has been drawing minerals and other precious export materials away for their own industries. China will soon dump South Africa as being unlivable.

South America continues to have troubled areas.

Columbia has a long history of corruption and drugs. Venezuela lost workers, jobs, public confidence and supplies. Yemen and North Korea might as well be death camps. Thailand is completely dominated by Chinese political correctness and there is not a single word coming out from there even though this nation is a popular vacation spot.

Day workers suffer especially

Finally, children and parents are now confined to their homes. Parents find out what the kids are learning in school. They may not be that happy about it. They may even find that home schooling is better. This virus will see worldwide change wave over nation and nation and family after family, with many changes.The poor in the third world nations live day to day and their work has been largely cut off. We’ll see consequences for decades due to this virus.

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When You Retreat in a War on Evil

Today Jews celebrate the Feast of Purim. A wicked politician leader named Haman devised a scheme to trap and destroy a group of people who refused to worship him. He built a gallows on which to hang one of these enemies and then set his trap. Or so he thought. Through a twist of fate – it’s a “God Thing” – Haman himself ended up on the gallows, a hanging which we celebrate today.

The Book of Esther

A group of men in Washington DC set up a scheme to destroy President Donald J. Trump. It was the Russian Hoax. We await in this country a new gallows because this plot against our president was also exposed.

The same thing happened here in North Carolina this past month. Here is the story.

Of all the lessons I learned recently, the idea that I should walk away from a fight with evil was a surprise. God called His people to be Change Agents, not to allow evil to rule.

The incident involved an acquaintance that I worked with on political campaigns for the better part of ten years. She was running for a national office and a group of people who have s long history of being involved in dirty dealings took an audio tape, doctored it and falsified it to the point she was saying something absolutely untrue.

They maketh and loveth a lie

Revelation 22:15 For without are dogs, and sorcerers, and whoremongers, and murderers, and idolaters, and whosoever loveth and maketh a lie.

This group put the fraudulent tape on YouTube and distributed to many voters in the district, an area the same size as Rhode Island. Although it is sparsely populated meeting candidates personally is difficult even for the best financed ones. Many people would see this con and believe because they didn’t know the back story.

I no longer live there but of course was incensed that this kind of carefully planned and executed trick should be going on. Furthermore I knew they had done this kind of double dealing now six times for the past 15 years. It is hard to identify their motive – but it seems that first they don’t like women and second they like to be nasty, just for the sake of being nasty.

For 10 days I engaged them on social media, all over Facebook but also I alerted friends all over my state of North Carolina and elsewhere, because I knew they knew voters in that area. Several other people were tracking down where the money came for this and some damning flyers, involving not just this woman but another male candidate. I was called names, told to get off Facebook, and in spite of the first person testimony the ugliness continued. Literally hundreds of people were taking sides.

Finally God told me to stop defending the truth and cease speaking. But why?

God said to stop defending the truth

The reason shocked me. He said that as long as I engaged them in the controversy, and the more they defended their wickedness, the greater the sin and punishment on them in the future.

He reminded me of what they had done wrong. Besides the obvious creation of a lie out of whole cloth and then finding hundreds of dollars to finance flyers and other actions, they had cursed a Christian.

Genesis 12: And I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.

God defends his people. You do not need to be some stellar believer with your name on a church, a traveling evangelist, or an ordained minister, God is still not going to overlook evil behavior against his sons and daughters. That scripture was spoken to Abraham, the father of the faithful, but it includes us on down the line here as Christians many thousands of years as well. God’s word does not drain away with time. He is loyal to his word – regardless. We are also of the family of God.

Then he reminded me of this. This group of people were always cursed. They had been to court with foolish litigation against believers, in fact for all those years all of the victims of this crowd were believers.

Proverbs 3:33 The curse of the Lord is in the house of the wicked: but he blesseth the habitation of the just.

Over a period of a decade and a half God had already disciplined them, and He had already blessed and defended the victims. More importantly, if I continued, they would continue to receive more and more judgment for their sins. He was asking me to stop in order to reduce their final sentence. I scratched my head.

This is called mercy

God is so generous and loving that even when He sees you are headed to hell, He puts on the brakes. I will gain nothing by continuing to battle with them. They have chosen a path of deliberate ignorance. What benefit could I get? And I was already exhausted by the nastiness. I told one observer I felt like I had been sprayed with liquid feces.

1 Corinthians 14:38 But if any man be ignorant, let him be ignorant.

Thank you God that your mercies are new every morning. You continue to surprise me, Lord.

#whogoestohellandwhy

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President Dwight Eisenhower speaks on political parties

If a political party does not have its foundation in the determination to advance a cause that is right and that is moral, then it is not a political party; it is merely a conspiracy to seize power.

Dwight D. Eisenhower

Today is Election Day NC

Plan to vote today voluntarily, or expect to vote  involuntarily in the future by someone with a gun at your head.

All Leaders are Readers

All leaders are readers

Not all readers are leaders but all leaders are readers.

Maybe you thought library usage fell when the Internet came along. Not so. Library usage has increased, and libraries are expanding to meet the need. Pew Research has details about this. (Click there.)

Candidates for office may not realize that the voters are using the libraries, Over fifty percent of people in these groups use the library: 38% Hispanics, over half of all college graduates, people with incomes from 30-50 thousands a year, and young people 15 to 29, the very basis of the voting public that needs to be reached.

Andrew Carnegie

Thanks to multi-millionaire Andrew Carnegie, many local libraries sprung up like mushrooms in the 19th-20th centuries. Carnegie said anyone who “died with money in his pocket was a poor man.” He, even though a native Scotsman, gave as much money away as possible to the United States, and if you are looking for a fine university that is not plagued with political correctness, try Carnegie-Mellon.

Movie Stars

Memorizing page upon page of dialogue is no mean task. Many young movie stars are eagerly welcomed into tough universities, and not because they are rich. People who can memorize are happy where the challenges and other students are not pushovers.

  • Angela Bassett
  • Conan O’Brian
  • Meryl Streep
  • Natalie Portman
  • Tommy Lee Jones
  • Matthew Fox
  • Brooke Shields

Blue Bloods star, Tom Selleck , is often seen at night reading a book after a long day at the office while enjoying ten long seasons of TV popularity. Whoopie Goldberg is another reader. You do not need to agree with these fans of learning in order to admire their zeal. The brain is an organ which thrives on exercise, just like the rest of the body.

Libraries need trained librarians

As scientific research expands – I was told it doubles every two years now – the need for trained librarians is on the rise. And consider this too; it is a pleasant air conditioned environment. We never heard of shooting in libraries. About the only problem you’ll ever have is someone losing a book they borrowed or failing to pay a 5 cent fine. What a life!

So why are leaders readers? Because life is about life-long learning. Those who slip behind are those who are not keeping ahead. Reading does that.

This year voters will choose candidates in primaries across the land. Please choose the person who will fund libraries, even though it is not a major issue anywhere. Thank you.

#libraries #librarians #lifelonglearning #leadership

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The Theological Difference between the Republican and Democrat Parties

This year 2020, Americans will vote a long ballot, perhaps one of the most important elections of all time. You probably have already made up your mind about the President but there are many candidates and the father away you go from the top down, the farther away from the voter the individuals seem to be.

Personalities ruled

The differences between the parties are in stark relief this year. For the past 40 years or so American elections focused primarily on personality. This is now the center message of the Democrats. Hillary Clinton was to be the first woman president; Obama was the first black president. Bill Clinton was a popular person with both men and women. And the Republicans who won, such as Ronald Reagan, were charming and personable.

Public criticism would focus on hair styles, silly wording, and other social mistakes. President Bush Number One became a laughing stock when he became sick at a foreign dinner or stumbling on some steps – all personality issues. None of this had anything to do with running the country.

Policy is now King

But with the election of Donald Trump, elections are now all about policy. Trump is criticized for his personal activities, tweeting, taking on verbal enemies, and making no bones about what he thought. But his platform, and that of the Republicans on down the line is all about policy. And as a consequence much of the political reporting and advertising is bold faced lies. The lies are to minimize personality mistakes, and to maximize the policy errors, or to negate them. Learning the truth about any person or topic is becoming a wasteland.

Media as a propaganda machine

In the beginning, the general pubic was not aware that they were being lied to. Not direct forms of lies, but the omission of details which would show that what was said was essentially not true. A simple example that many candidates of all parties are acquainted with is the news story about the legislator who voted for or against a certain bill. Not one word would be included to indicate to the reader what was wrong with the bill – or what was right about it.

The reader was left thinking this was a horrid bill because he voted for it, or it was a terrific piece of legislation because the poor legislator was too stupid to know otherwise. In 100% of these cases, the person being talked about was not allowed to express his own stand on the topic. And this kind of news article is the most common.

Recently major newspapers went belly up

It took a while, but the public finally caught wise – they were paying money to be lied to. Will these newspaper come back? Maybe and maybe not. But the public at least now knows that various media have been deliberately fudging on the whole story, telling only what parts they thought were true, or only those parts they wanted you to believe about a person on the ballot or the issues. This mismanagement of the news is probably the main reason we have such a deep division in the country.

A lie travels around the world before the truth gets on its shoes

Perhaps the bankrupt newspapers will learn. Meanwhile the same mis-reporting is a staple with cable news stations who are also watching their viewership reduce. Some TV conglomerates are supported by profits from other profit streams. This won’t last forever. For example, I watched CNN only ten times in 12 years – in an airport – being forced to. CNN tells its advertisers that they are the most watched news in the world. They count every person in every airport. It is a false number because so many people in airports don’t watch CNN or prefer to listen to another version of events.

Below is a brief review of the policy issues that separate these two major parties. The other small parties do not have enough numbers to generate any real results on the government and the way it is run, though they do impact, like the Green Party, certain pieces of legislation and regulation.

REPUBLICAN DEMOCRAT 
reduce size of governmentexpand size of government 
job creation via private businessjob creation via government expense 
strict adherence to the Constitutionthe Constitution is a fluid document 
reduction of welfareexpansion of welfare 
climate change is phony scienceclimate change is the need of the future 
national security (military) is job onemilitary takes too much money 
secure, defined bordersno borders 
lower taxes, lower regulationmore taxes, more regulation 
no federal funds for abortionunlimited abortion funding, possibly after birth
regulation on vapingregulation on vaping 
civil rights equal for allspecial rights for certain groups 
promote educational choicepromote public education 
no sanctuary citiessanctuary cities as a choice 
access to healthcare for allfree healthcare for all 
amnesty on a case-by-case basisamnesty for all 
 lower taxes  higher taxes.

You can see how one’s understanding of God would be reflected in this graph. The Republicans think of government as a stable, predictable institution with gradual change based on common principles. Democrats go with the flow.

For Christians who believe the Bible is the word of God, you will find them on the Republican side because they believe God said what he meant and meant what He said. Fluid maybe, but not all the time.

Democrats are likely to think of the Bible as a guidebook where the individual selects what he believes and leaves the rest to others. I have been in both kinds of churches and this describes them very accurately. It may not reflect the home office or the denominational position but what I see in believers, not just in America but elsewhere as well.

In England for example, there are recent rebukes to Christians for their belief, even forbidding them to speak. In America Republicans in particular would be horrified if any religious position, even those they do not agree with, were told politely to shut up.

In Liverpool Franklin Graham is banned for saying homosexuality is a sin. That is what the Bible says, and for Christians who believe the Bible is the rule book, repeating is acceptable because it is the word of God. In much the same way, the Constitution is considered the stable document equitable for all men. So you do not change the document – you get people to change to fit the document. Finland has a recent case similar to this.

Christians should expect that this kind of persecution will continue because critics who get away with it once will do it again. This division is not going away any day soon.

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Prophecy – Trump, Pelosi & the Future of Humanity

Pelosi tells the world the agenda for the next few yearsYahweh (God) speaks to His people through the Bible or the Holy Spirit, the Ruach Hakadosh. But to general humanity, He speaks through events, weather, dreams, symbols, pictures, even traffic signs.

President Donald J. Trump represents law and order; Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House, represents anarchy. She wears white, the clothing of the Nazi women supporters in 1938 as do her followers in the US House Chamber. President Trump presented his platform for the next election in this speech.

Rip ’em, Up, Tear ’em Up

Nancy Pelosi’s message is her plan – the plan of the globalists – to rip the country apart in pieces and in doing so divide the world into two armed camps unwilling to compromise of any piece of business, a situation of eternal war. She ripped it more than once, so we can expect this continual investigation and accusation to continue several times more. Her anarchist position is globalism and rule by the Self.

Martin Luther v. Papacy

You may compare this to the multi-century conflict of the late Middle Ages between the Papacy in Rome and Martin Luther. This war changed the face of the Western world and by extension, the entire remainder of world history. The Pope represented rule by religious law; Luther represented rule by secular law. The Papacy claimed to be the route to salvation; Luther said Jesus Christ, as God in the flesh, was the sole agent of salvation. It was this message that led to the formation of the Americas and leadership in the world.

Globalists on Steroids

Meanwhile, across the globe, other nations are doing what Nancy did – tearing their nations into pieces, or like Trump, trying to bring them back together. Britain floundered for years over the EU agreement and finally has been unified in leaving the European Union. Britain’s story is not finished; rejection of a simple gospel message by Franklin Graham was a surprise. So that nation too is divided. We expect free speech from an English-speaking nation.

China

Communist China is coming apart at the seams. The Coronavirus is only the last major blow, after the Hong Kong young people made it clear they would not knuckle under to the communist dictatorship, increasing religious persecution of dissidents even involving the killing of humans to harvest their marketable organs, a series of set backs, like the tariff wars, and the never ending resistance of both Tibetans and the Mongolians for China having taken their land. The Chinese believe earthquakes signal a move of God and two of these have influenced their history in major ways. Taiwan voted to make it clear they will have none of China’s poaching on their nation.

North Korea, Russia, Yemen, Germany, Venezuela

North Korea is a hospice country, spending what little income they have on the military – but you can’t eat bullets. Iran is facing a younger generation completely exhausted by the failure of the religious dictatorship. Both Venezuela and Syria decided to kill off their citizens, or force them to flee, and they flounder. Who will work and pay the taxes to the elites sitting on their backsides? Yemen is a war zone. Native Germans are fleeing as migrants flooded the country. Russia is trying to make a comeback as alcoholism, depression and low birth rates endanger her existence, but Russia has historically poor management skills.

Zimbabwe, South Africa

Zimbabwe killed or drove away all the farmers so they could confiscate the land. Surprise – the vandals did not know how to farm so you can imagine what happened to the food supply. Now they report that killers enter the houses of farmers in South Africa and kill the husband. You can guess what will happen. All this is occurring right now – today. You can read about this in the Epoch Times.

Every nation is now facing a choice – the valley of decision.

For eight years this blog has brought you a steady diet of symbolism as God looks at the world. Some other symbolic applications are listed here. Enjoy. There are lessons to be learned.

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President Trump’s State of the Union Final Remarks

What Makes America Great

Final words of a 74 minute speech. February 4, 2020

“AMERICA THE LAND OF HEROES

This is the place where greatness is born, where destinies are forged, and where legends come to life.

This is the home of Thomas Edison and Teddy Roosevelt, of many great Generals, including Washington, Pershing, Patton, and MacArthur.

This is the home of Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Amelia Earhart, Harriet Tubman, the Wright Brothers, Neil Armstrong, and so many more.

This is the country where children learn names like Wyatt Earp, Davy Crockett, and Annie Oakley. This is the place where the pilgrims landed at Plymouth and where Texas patriots made their last stand at the Alamo.

The American Nation was carved out of the vast frontier by the toughest, strongest, fiercest, and most determined men and women ever to walk the face of the Earth.

Our ancestors braved the unknown; tamed the wilderness; settled the Wild West; lifted millions from poverty, disease, and hunger; vanquished tyranny and fascism; ushered the world to new heights of science and medicine; laid down the railroads, dug out canals, raised up the skyscrapers — and, ladies and gentlemen, our ancestors built the most exceptional Republic ever to exist in all of human history.

And we are making it greater than ever before! This is our glorious and magnificent inheritance. We are Americans. We are the pioneers. We are the pathfinders.

We settled the new world, we built the modern world, and we changed history forever by embracing the eternal truth that everyone is made equal by the hand of Almighty God.

America is the place where anything can happen! America is the place where anyone can rise. And here, on this land, on this soil, on this continent, the most incredible dreams come true!

This Nation is our canvas, and this country is our masterpiece. We look at tomorrow and see unlimited frontiers just waiting to be explored.

Our brightest discoveries are not yet known. Our most thrilling stories are not yet told. Our grandest journeys are not yet made.

The American Age, the American Epic, the American Adventure, has only just begun!

Our spirit is still young; the sun is still rising; God’s grace is still shining; and my fellow Americans, the best is yet to come!

Thank you. God Bless You. God Bless America.”

The Anarchist, the Day Yahshua Returns

A House Divided

You can look at modern 2020 life in one of two ways, as reliving the story of the Pied Pier leading rats to the sea to drown (C.E. 1284), based on a very real event in the 13th century, or a fulfilling of Christian prophecy of the year (C.E. 54) in 2 Thessalonians 2. An example of when the spirit of antiChrist takes over people as a group

Not just the Americans but the entire human race is badly divided. Britain has agonized about leaving the European Union for two years now. The Congress of the United States has done basically nothing for three years as one party like a rabid dog seeks to depose the President. Media tell one story; statistics tell quite another about how Americans think.

Hong Kong young people have not discontinued their months long rebellion against the control of Beijing Communists. Iran is in internal conflict. Much of the continent of Africa is at war with itself. In South Africa killers enter the homes of farmers, shoot the husband and take over the land. War, not peace, rages all over the planet.

Here is what a prophet 2000 years ago had to say about this:

2 Thessolonians 1-3 Now, friends, read these next words carefully. Slow down and don’t go jumping to conclusions regarding the day when our Master, Jesus Christ, will come back and we assemble to welcome him. Don’t let anyone shake you up or get you excited over some breathless report or rumored letter from me that the day of the Master’s arrival has come and gone. Don’t fall for any line like that.

3-5 Before that day comes, a couple of things have to happen. First, the Apostasy. Second, the debut of the Anarchist, a real dog of Satan. He’ll defy and then take over every so-called god or altar. Having cleared away the opposition, he’ll then set himself up in God’s Temple as “God Almighty.” Don’t you remember me going over all this in detail when I was with you? Are your memories that short?

6-8 You’ll also remember that I told you the Anarchist is being held back until just the right time. That doesn’t mean that the spirit of anarchy is not now at work. It is, secretly and underground. But the time will come when the Anarchist will no longer be held back, but will be let loose. But don’t worry. The Master Jesus will be right on his heels and blow him away. The Master appears and—puff!—the Anarchist is out of there.

Traditionally Bible scholars believe that the AntiChrist, Anarchist, whatever he is called will set himself up as god in Jerusalem. And this might happen. But for Christians the Temple of God is them – their bodies, their spirits.

1 Corinthians 3:16 Know ye not that ye are the temple of God, and that the Spirit of God dwelleth in you?

1 Corinthians 6:19 know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost which is in you, which ye have of God, and ye are not your own?

I quoted the King James here to use the word “ye” which is plural – in other words You All. “Don’t you know you all are the temple of God?” The photo above shows the degradation of the human body and its being overwhelmed by the presence of sin.

So the better interpretation here is that the evil antichrist spirit will inhabit the bodies of backsliden believers and unbelievers. That seems to be the case across the planet. Everyone will have made their decision – for good or evil and then Jesus (Yeshua) comes to recognize His own people.

#symbolantichrist #symbolanarchy #secondcoming

The Difference between Islam, Judaism & Christianity

An explanation of the Soleimani killing for my foreign readers.

Iran’s air power compared to USA

Judaism is a monotheism based on the written Bible, primarily the Old Testament with emphasis on the first five books known as the Torah. The Jews were required by Yahweh to obey the laws as given by Yahweh and were promised a Messiah who would deliver the nation from her enemies.

Christianity is a monotheism based on the written Jewish Bible plus a New Testament of writings after the sacrifice of the Messiah Yahshua for the sins of the world. In addition to the laws of the Old Testament they also accept and believe the promises of the New Testament offering them the mercy of Yahweh as gentiles.

Islam is also a monotheism because it has the same father of the faithful, Abraham, but have added to that doctrines from a prophet known as Mohammed. Islam kept the Old Testament genealogies but did not add the Messiah Yahshua. They believe that dying for the faith will bring them redemption of their sins, not the sacrifice of Yahshua.

They also believe that Islam will be the worldwide religion of all peoples and that killing non-believers, also called infidels, is acceptable in order to make this come true.

So the chief difference between them is the method of salvation and a place in the afterlife:

  • Jews believe the slaughter of the sacrificial temple animals gave them their salvation from sin for one year.
  • The Christians believe in the single death of Yahshua (Jesus) brings them the salvation from sins and it happened only one time.
  • Islam believes that their personal death for the faith gives them their salvation.

The Bible says, “Can any two walk together lest they be agreed?

Clearly there is no fundamental agreement here.  The world yearns for peace.  Looking at this list of beliefs one cannot see peace unless two groups agree with the third. It is the other subsidiary beliefs that cause the trouble.

Now to explain the death of Qassem Soleimani, the head of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Quds Force, by the United States on Jan. 2. There is a long history behind this act.

Embassies are Protected Places

First, our embassy was attacked.  Embassies across the globe are protected territory so that Chinese, the British, the French and everyone else is safe on their own territory in Tehran just as the Americans.  When they attacked our embassy they violated international law.  It is possible that President Trump and his military advisers were waiting for just an excuse like this to take the guy out legally as he has been a terrorist for a long time and a gifted general.

Profits from War

Second, if the information came from CNN about American politics it is false – not just occasionally but all the time. CNN is owned by investors who support the Democratic party.  Many Democrats use money to finance their campaigns for office garnered both legally from lobbies and also under the table from foreign nations, all actions now pending in the Department of Justice.  The Democrats have been using Ukraine as a convenient ATM machine to finance their business which is what Trump asked the Ukrainians to investigate. Yes, this is treason and it is hard to prove but expect more indictments this year. 

Some of these are the manufacturers of military equipment and as you know airplanes are very expensive.  Many Democrats think a war would get rid of Trump.    The gun merchants have been around a long time.  Our President in 1956 called it the Military-Industrial Complex.  Money spent on the military drains it from private citizens who need that money for schools, hospitals and other needs. So this didn’t start yesterday!

It was the military expenses that defeated the Soviet Union in the long run.  It was spending 32% of its budget on military while President Reagan was spending 12% here in the USA.  There was no way Gorbachev could keep up with us in this area and the Russians were getting poorer and poorer so it all collapsed in 1989. Russia has never really recovered.

Iran is Committed to War Everywhere

Third, Iran is a religious dictatorship.  Islam believes that all men everywhere will be Islamic and that starting a war with any country and converting them, by any means possible, including murder, is acceptable to their god whose name is Allah.  Allah is not to be confused with the god of Israel or the Christians.

There are pockets of Islamic rule in the USA, remember that all our government bodies are local, under what they call Sharia Law, which is extremely harsh.  For example if  woman dates a white man or a man from another religion she can be legally murdered by her male relatives.  This is called honor killing. 

In the USA no one is permitted to kill any sentient being and not answer for it, including your dog.  So the presence of Islamic people is a real problem here because we allow complete freedom of religion.  Obama was a Muslim and he was dealing with the Muslim nations and letting them away with murder.  One of the reasons Trump was elected was to stop this.

I’ve attached a graph to show you the military strength of Iran.  You can see it would be suicide for them to attack us in any real measure, so they will just be an annoyance as long as they can and use the news media to make people think they are stronger than they are.

Iran’s Internal Woes

Fourth, The dissidents in Iran, mostly people your age and younger, want the religious leaders GONE.  They have been begging us for 20 plus years to help them get rid of the Mullahs, but our laws prevent us from engaging in any civil wars.  We are committed to our treaty holders, like Israel.

Israel is Protected 

And speaking of Israel, Iran constantly threatens them with militarily trouble, and every day has rockets coming at them.  Israel has a special Iron Shield however that as soon as a rocket goes off, a computer sends a missile into the air to destroy it.  Apparently they don’t even need people to run the machine!  But Israel is very small and our chief ally in the Middle East.  Israel is very happy that this general is gone.

Fifth, if Iran wants our business then we can protect our Iranian property and people.  But if they want our businessmen to leave, which they don’t, then they have to let us defend our people.  American businessmen bring a lot of cash to Iran so Iran must decide – American money or send us all home?  Can’t have it both ways.

End to Oil Dependency

Sixth, we no longer need Iran’s oil.  In 2019 the President announced that we are now oil-independent.  We do not need to buy a single drop of oil from any foreign nation, friend or foe. Period. Iran thought their spigots of oil would never run dry.  They thought we’d be buying at their inflated prices forever and ever.  Not so.  So Iran is in a difficult place. 

In addition Saudi Arabia does not like Iran either, so their friendships in the Middle East are shrinking, and the Saudis are much larger, stronger and richer than Iran. The ball is in Iran’s court as the saying goes.

Finally, CNN would have you believe that Trump is in trouble.To the contrary, he is extremely strong with the common man;  only the politicians who have been living off bribes, lobbyists and under the counter deals are unhappy with him, and the DC bureaucracy. The rest of us are rejoicing.  He promised to drain the swamp and he is doing it. 

#Israel #Soleimani #Military-IndistrialComplex #lobbyists



Why Your Vote is a Religious Obligation

Your vote in China is not a religious duty. In fact, the secret ballot is not permitted in China, and you can be sure if you, as a legislator, fail to vote the way the Communist Party wants you to vote, you will hear about it. This party even went so far as to call itself a Republic-democracy which is most certainly is not in actual practice.

The true dictatorship controls everything that controls you. There are no guns for private citizens; they have hampered freedom of movement, and no real religious worship is permitted if it disagrees with the beliefs of the state. And Christianity does disagree with the Communist State.

Most nations have no electorate

Your vote means nothing in Yemen which right now is ruled by thugs and terrorists. Your vote in Russia is empty too. The whole nation is on a downward slide, having never fully righted itself after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1989. Vladimir Putin is a man steeped in military culture and planning for that nation exactly what previous communists have done – make it a military stronghold, which as before will collapse.

Americans are asked to vote all the time. Not just President, and Governors, but sheriffs, police chiefs, Tax Collectors in small counties and large, even the board of water managers. It is all too much.  30 million Christians did not register and vote in the last election. Voting is a civil right; not voting is a civil wrong. And look what we got – a Congress of soreheads spending millions on impeachment while issues like health care languish. Shame.

God gave us this system – if we can keep it

But because God has provided us with this kind of democracy we have a religious obligation to keep what He gave us.  Not just because we are so blessed, but because so many other nations cannot make that claim.

There are millions of people trying to get into the USA on all our borders.  We always say it is the opportunity to make a living, or for better health  care, or an education – but we ignore the one thing all dictatorships do not have – and that is the private, personal, hidden vote at a ballot box available at least every two years and often more even than that.

The first thing Hitler did when he became head of Germany was to remove the guns from private citizens. No inanimate object is your enemy – and guns are inanimate. Let that be a lesson to you.

We are without excuse if our government is diseased and overpowering us. And now with the exposure of the FBI and other major agencies being riddled with corruption we have a broom in our vote to clean up the whole mess.  If we don’t do it you can be sure the enemies of America will be more than happy to take over. God warned Cain –

Genesis 4:7 If you do well, will not your countenance be lifted up? And if you do not do well, sin is crouching at the door; and its desire is for you, but you must master it.”

Evil crouches at the doors of our free, Christian nation – although it hardly seems very Christian anymore. But what God raised up He wants to restore.

That will only happen with your vote, a New Year’s resolution you can easily keep.

#civilrights #votingrights #communism #corruption #DeepState #swamp

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God’s Plan for America 2020

God’s word in plain text; man’s words in italics.

from Kenneth Copeland, well-known evangelist:

During the VICTORYThon, and those of you who watched it remember this. They had a camera set up in our den/kitchen area at the house where I could interrupt anytime I got ready to, and I did. I didn’t know the camera was on all the time where all they had to do was just send me over there to it. But that camera was live all the time, and recording all the time. I was just sitting there, and this began to work in my spirit. This was on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019, during the VICTORYThon:

Politicians of Hate will go

Those politicians who refuse My call to unite and become the United States of America, and not just “America.” Those politicians who refuse to listen, those politicians who continue the pathway of hate, I will remove them from their place, and I will remove their influence from the record books. I will remove them from their place. I will remove their influence from the record books. I will remove their candle in their families. I will remove them from office and put somebody in there who will.

That’s what the Spirit of God is saying. That was on the first of Oct. Now, I had heard this already, sometime before this. It was the first thing I heard about the year 2020. And I knew that 2020 just yielded itself to vision, and there’s nothing wrong with that. That’s good, like Hank Kunneman, the young prophet in Omaha, Nebraska, said. My, my, my! He came out of this ministry. Just a powerful man of God. And he began to talk about double vision.

Hank Kunneman also said, The LORD said to me:

2020—The Year of New Visions The LORD is revealing new visions this coming year that will be absolutely stunning. They will include insights, ideas and concepts that have never been heard of before. Joel 2:28-29 (and Acts 2:16-18) tells us, “It shall come to pass afterward, that I will pour out my spirit upon all flesh; and your sons and your daughters shall prophesy, your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions: and also upon the servants and upon the handmaids in those days will I pour out my Spirit.

2020- a time of many dreams and visions

And The LORD said to me, 2020 will be the time when there will be great increase in dreams and visions. And then He said, Be very careful because you know 2 Corinthians 11:14 says that satan can present himself as an angel of light and bring about visions and dreams. So make certain it is from God.

© 2019 Now I’ve had visions, but I don’t remember ever having a prophetic dream until just a few nights ago. Well, I’m an old man. I qualify!

Kenneth Copeland’s dream:

I dreamed I was in an airport to go to Nashville, Tennessee. When the airplane was close to boarding, I decided to go to the restroom, but I didn’t need to go. I went into a restaurant and asked if they had a restroom I could use, and a young man said no. I said, “Oh come on, man!” and I peeled off a bill from a wad of money I had in my pocket. Another young man was with him and went with him. They took me to the restroom. I decided to go in. I decided to give the other young man a bill, and I noticed the bills had no numbers on them. Mac Gober, who’s in heaven, was somewhere in the airport, and I thought, Mac can hold the airplane for me.

Confusion in the money system

More confusion is coming in our financial system. Who knows what the money is worth? But those who have gone before us, the great cloud of witnesses led by Jesus are, by intercession, holding things together until the great changes come.

That’s 2020, brother. And then I kept saying, “LORD, there’s more than just the visions and the dreams.” Well, on October 13, I’m headed to preach in the Navaho Nation. Jerry and I have been involved in the Navaho Nation now for almost 48 years. And I’m just riding there in the airplane. I wasn’t even praying about it. I was working on the message I was about to preach there on the reservation. Suddenly, this just downloaded into me, and David took it down as fast as I could speak it out:

2020 will be a year of great change.

Wonderful and magnificent changes in the kingdom of God in the earth. Changes that will come because of insights, ideas and concepts directly from Jesus to His Church by His mighty Spirit.

Understanding God’s Laws

Glorious concepts of how His laws work; the laws governing increase and financial prosperity; the laws of the Spirit that release miracles and divine healings and manifestations of His Almighty power on the earth.

New concepts of His love; His very person; for He is love. Insights into the true power and strength of His joy. It will be days of political change, great victories and great defeats. For the spiritual enemies of God and His people shall be crushed—spirits, not flesh and blood. But there are those on both sides of the political divide who refuse to listen to The LORD Advocate General of the Church.

Dashed dreams of those who refuse to listen

Their dreams shall be dashed, their desires shall be wounded, and they will be removed from their offices and replaced, some by the ballot, some by tragedy, and some who in despair will quit and go do something else. This is My country, saith The LORD Jesus. It was founded by people who love Me for the sole purpose of their love and desire to worship Me and to worship the Almighty God, and I will never forget that. Change.

2020—the Year of Change and Manifested Power, saith The LORD.

Prediction about which Congressional seats may be lost in 2020.

https://www.lifezette.com/2019/12/prediction-pro-impeach-house-dems-12-more/?utm_source=activeengage&utm_medium=email

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The Chief Political Issue of our Time

By ccree in Political IssuesProphecy on December 10, 2019. / Edit

What the modern Democratic Party has now become. What the Republican Party may try to become.

Media Moguls site climate change, or removing the plastic from the ocean, income inequality, labor unions, Russian election meddling, government corruption, impeaching the President, or impeaching everybody else, fake news, censorship, Antisemitism, or any of the other headline making problems which may be real in themselves. But that is not the key issue.

NO, it’s all about sex. The primary goal of modern politicians is to maintain the fiction that men (males) can have unlimited sex without responsibility, accountability or consequences. Abortion on demand and paid for by the government allows them to believe this fiction.

After that every other issue is just glamorized window dressing. It’s embarrassing, it’s raw, but it strips away the Emperor’s Political Regalia and gets down to the real vote.  Who votes and why.

The god Moloch

This is not new. The ancient Canaanite religion outlined the contest between the newly emergent Hebrews in the land of Israel and the hedonistic worshipers of Moloch, the god of abortion, cutely called “child sacrifice” so it sounds like a religious rite. We must also include here sex trafficking of all persons, young and older. God has already brought partial judgment to the nation with the highest rate of sex trafficking worldwide. God threw a giant millstone into the sea.

The God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob said flatly that this Canaanite crowd must be completely wiped of the face of the earth. He was not even a little iffy about it. And that He also said, “I am the Lord. I change not,” He’ll not be changing his mind about this either. The Canaanites must go, in spite of the command being ignored for 3500 years.

It appears that it is time’s up now for this command to be leveled, Syria is part of the old Canaanite territory so the total destruction of Aleppo makes some sense. Just as Lot and his daughters fled Sodom and Gomorrah, the civilians escaped Aleppo in 2016.

Free sex is a fiction which must come to an end because human beings are eventually responsible, accountable, and will also suffer consequences. There is a price to be paid for every immoral act; sometimes that price comes in this life, and sometimes in the next life but it comes. God is not mocked; whatsoever we sow we also reap.

God waited 3500 years to turn the homeland of the worshipers of Moloch, the abortion god, into a parking lot. Will he wait another 3500 years to make good his word for the modern child killers? I rather doubt it.

Worldwide abortion data

Truth can make you free, but only as you marshal the courage to face it. Americans are watching the cancer of corruption of the soul to strip away their government in the name of egalitarianism or diversity or fairness.  There is nothing fair about murdering a defenseless child-to-be in the womb, endangering the life and psyche of the mother, costly huge amounts of money for an unregulated industry (abortion) and forcing unqualified refugees to head to the USA to fill jobs which could have been done by native born citizens.

The next election will decide America’s future

When the Democrats at their 2016 convention announced that God was no longer relevant to their political goals, God was paying attention. This open endorsement of atheism brings a curse, a curse which continues to this day. In the wings still stands the ancient god Moloch always ready to make a religion out of killing your kids. Nice try.

This next election will determine a new Supreme Court; the wrong one could endorse sexual deviancy or not. The next election will determine the makeup of Congress and the future Congressional districts which may favor sexual deviancy or not. The next Senate will determine who is appointed to the Supreme Court – those who approve or reject sexual deviancy – or not. Many new Governors will also be selected. No matter what the news media say about this next presidential election, the issue underneath it all will be abortion. And as America goes, so goes the world. God wants to know which side you are on.

#2020election #sextrafficking #abortion #sexualdeviancy #political issues

Antisemitism in Europe- Hey, Didn’t We Already Fight This War?

2019 Persecution of jews
Evil always finds someone else to blame.

This blog is pro-Israel because Yahweh said anyone who messed with His People would suffer, and anyone who blessed His People would also be blessed. We take this stand because we want to be on Yahweh’s side. Regardless. And we advise this for you too.

From of NEW YORK TIMES BY by Bari Weiss

Two years ago, a 27-year-old man named Kobili Traoré walked into the Paris apartment of a 65-year-old kindergarten teacher named Sarah Halimi. Mr. Traoré beat Ms. Halimi and stabbed her. According to witnesses, he called her a demon and a dirty Jew. He shouted, “Allahu akbar,” then threw Ms. Halimi’s battered body out of her third-story apartment window.

This is what Mr. Traoré told prosecutors: “I felt persecuted. When I saw the Torah and a chandelier in her home I felt oppressed. I saw her face transforming.”

One would think that this would be an open-and-shut hate crime. It was the coldblooded murder of a woman in her own home for the sin of being a Jew. But French prosecutors decided to drop murder charges against Mr. Traoré because he … had smoked cannabis.

If France’s betrayal of Sarah Halimi is shocking to you, perhaps you haven’t been paying much attention to what by now can be described as a moral calamity sweeping the West of which her story is only the clearest example. A crisis, I hasten to add, that’s perhaps less known because it has been largely overlooked by the mainstream press.

The most generous read of this enormous blind spot is that the story is not always straightforward; there have been some laudable steps to fight back. On Tuesday, for example, the French Parliament formally adopted the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s definition of anti-Semitism when it passed a motion declaring anti-Zionism a form of Jew-hatred. Yet on the same day, more than 100 Jewish gravestones were found spray-painted with swastikas in a cemetery near Strasbourg — a potent reminder that governments are only as good as the culture and the people upholding them.

So allow me to put it plainly: We are suffering from a widespread social health epidemic and it is rooted in the cheapening of Jewish blood. If hatred of Jews can be justified as a misunderstanding or ignored as a mistake or played down as a slip of the tongue or waved away as “just anti-Zionism,” you can all but guarantee it will be.

Yet beneath the finger-pointing and the victim-blaming and the accusations of panic lobbed against a people that know a little something about persecution, there is the same old bigotry — the hatred of Jews that has presaged the death of so many seemingly civilized societies. A hatred that still, after centuries, exerts its powerful allure during periods of political and economic unrest, when the angry, the confused, the shortchanged and the scared look for simple explanations and a scapegoat. And even those who seek to uplift the marginalized can’t seem to find their voice when it comes to Jews facing anti-Semitism.

Take a look at some of the events around the Thanksgiving holiday, incidents that have kept Jews all over the world glued to their phones, and which have driven some to update their and their children’s passports.

Start with Britain. Last Friday night, a rabbi who had just left a synagogue was beaten on the street by teenagers screaming, “Kill the Jews.” These now-regular occurrences come as there’s a decent chance that the Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn will become the next prime minister — giving anti-Semites the imprimatur of a major Western government.

Mr. Corbyn’s long history of slurs against Jews and Israel, his warm words about his “friends” in Hezbollah, and his worldview, which finds far more to admire in countries like Russia and Venezuela than England itself, are well documented. To choose just the latest headline: The BBC, he said on Iranian state television, is “biased” toward saying that “Israel has a right to exist.” (My favorite remains his remark that British Zionists “who, having lived in this country for a very long time, probably all their lives, don’t understand English irony.”)

The fish rots from the head, and so it has with Labour. According to Britain’s chief rabbi, Ephraim Mirvis, there are 130 cases of outstanding complaints of anti-Semitism against Labour Party members. Ninety-three percent of British Jews say they won’t vote for Labour. Forty-seven percent say they will “seriously consider” emigrating if Labour wins. And yet the latest polling shows Labour rallying.

Other issues, Jews are told, are more important than their own safety. Sometimes their fears are dismissed as “hysteria.” The socialist filmmaker Ken Loach has called it a “witch hunt.” The powerful union leader Len McCluskey has accused the Jewish community of “intransigent hostility.” When Rabbi Mirvis took the extraordinary step of weighing in on the election, insisting that the very “soul of our nation is at stake,” he was accused, variously, of bad faith, of taking focus away from the real threat of right-wing bigotry, and of actually stoking anti-Semitism himself.

Jewish Voice for Labour, the party’s pet Jewish front group, has codified all of these gaslighting tactics in a document that helpfully lays out the strategy for how other political groups and movements with a will to power can shut down Jewish concerns about organized, systemic anti-Semitism.

Over in Italy, the town of Schio decided against establishing a Holocaust memorial — the subtle, brass “stumbling stones” called stolpersteine that dot the streets of European cities where survivors of Hitler’s genocide still stroll — on the grounds that 14 stones in a city of 40,000 would prove too divisive. “Let the victims rest in peace” said Alberto Bertoldo, a local politician. The memorial, he said, would risk “generating new hatred and division.”

While in Schio the Holocaust proves a divisive moral issue, in Montreal it was a planned trip to Israel. Jordyn Wright is a Jewish sophomore who sits on the board of the Students’ Society of McGill University. Over winter break, she is planning, like hundreds of other North American Jewish college students, to go to Israel with Hillel. As a result of that trip, the student government voted to call for her resignation. Never mind that the trip included time with Palestinians in the West Bank. Never mind that another student government leader is also going; apparently because that student is not a Jew, no resignation was required.

I toggled over the weekend between Ms. Wright’s chilling account of the history of anti-Jewish discrimination at her school and The Washington Post, which had published a frothy profile of Valerie Plame, the former C.I.A. officer who is now running for Congress as a Democrat in New Mexico.

There we learn that Ms. Plame looks “astoundingly good, at 56, as if the high-altitude desert air has preserved her skin since the day she arrived here 12 years ago.” Yet nowhere in the long article does the reader learn that two years ago, Ms. Plame tweeted an essay called “American Jews Are Driving America’s Wars” by a man famous for his anti-Jewish conspiracy thinking on a website that flirts with Holocaust denial. She also shared an article that linked Israel to the Sept. 11 attacks. It somehow didn’t merit mention.

Elsewhere in the Democratic Party, Linda Sarsour, the activist who was removed from her leadership position in the Women’s March thanks to her history of anti-Semitic scandals and who now serves as a surrogate for the presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, gave a talk on Friday to a group called American Muslims for Palestine. The part of her talk that circulated online focused on the apparent hypocrisy of progressive Zionists: How, Ms. Sarsour asked about people who are the No. 1 target of white supremacists, can they claim to oppose white supremacy when they support “a state like Israel that is built on supremacy, that is built on the idea that Jews are supreme to everybody else?”

Lest you think this is “just anti-Zionism,” consider that the Sanders surrogate was speaking at a conference that printed the following sentence in its program: “Zionism has come in like a disease to destroy the purity of Al Quds.” (Al Quds is the Arabic name for Jerusalem.)

Should I tell you about a Christian fundamentalist show on TruNews hosted by a man named Rick Wiles? TruNews was granted an interview by Donald Trump Jr. and its representative was called on by President Trump at a news conference. Last week on his show Mr. Wiles claimed that Jews are behind the impeachment proceedings against the president. A “Jew coup,” he called it, that would replace Mr. Trump with “a Jewish cabal.”

Should I tell you about the swastikas found at Sixth & I, a synagogue and a hub of Jewish cultural and intellectual life in Washington? Or the ones painted in red on a statue of the great Yiddish writer Sholem Aleichem in Ukraine?

Or that on Monday morning in Crown Heights, Brooklyn, a Jewish subway rider reported that another woman yelled slurs and threatened to throw her onto the tracks? And that the following day, also in Crown Heights, three teenagers hurled rocks at a Jewish elementary school bus, breaking a window.

There is a theme here. The theme is that Jew-hatred is surging and yet Jewish victimhood does not command attention or inspire popular outrage. That unless Jews are murdered by neo-Nazis, the one group everyone of conscience recognizes as evil, Jews’ inconvenient murders, their beatings, their discrimination, the singling out of their state for demonization will be explained away.

When you look at each of these incidents, perhaps it is possible still to pretend that these are random bursts of bigotry perpetrated by hooligans lacking any real organization or power behind them.

But Mr. Corbyn’s electoral prospects in Britain tell a different, far more distressing story — that a person with some of the same impulses as those hooligans can stand within spitting distance of the office of prime minister. This is what happens when a culture decides that Jewish lives are stumbling stones.

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