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Let Go & Let God 1

“Let go and let God” is a phrase that cropped up some years ago and still enjoys some popularity today. Actually, the Bible never tells us to “let go and let God.” In fact, there are so many commandments about what we are to do that it completely contradicts the way most people interpret “let go and let God.” The popular idea of “letting go” is to adopt a sort of spiritual inertia wherein we do nothing, say nothing, feel nothing, and simply live, allowing circumstances to roll over us however they may.

The Christian life, however, is a spiritual battle which the Bible exhorts us to prepare for and wage diligently. “Fight the good fight of faith” (1 Timothy 6:12); “Endure hardship . . . like a good soldier of Christ Jesus” (2 Timothy 2:3); “Put on the full armor of God so that you can take your stand against the devil’s schemes” (Ephesians 6:11). Letting go, in the sense of sitting back and watching events unfold however they may, is not biblical.

Having said that, though, we have to understand that the things we are to do, we do by the power of God and not on our own steam. The truth is that working at “letting go” is just as much as an effort-filled work as anything else we try to do for God and not nearly as easy to do as some things. So let’s look at the Christian life and see exactly what we are to do.

To begin with, Jesus was clear that, apart from Him, we can do nothing (John 15:5). The truth being imparted here is that we can do nothing of eternal value apart from Christ and the power of the indwelling Holy Spirit. We can do lots of “stuff” and assume we’re doing it for God, but if we are doing it on our own power, we get the credit, and there is little or no eternal value to it. The picture of the vine and the branches in John 15 is very appropriate. Christ is the vine; we are the branches. Everything branches need to bring forth fruit comes from the vine—water, nutrients, the genetic material of life itself—while nothing is provided by the branches. The branches are simply something to hang the fruit on. The same is true of the Christian life. We are a conduit through which Christ displays His (not our) fruit.

So what has all this to do with “letting go”? Many people believe that, if we are truly in a state of “letting go,” we will be able to cease from striving and struggling. But Jesus said that we are to “strive” to enter the narrow gate to eternal life (Luke 13:24), not to sit by and wait to die so we can gain heaven. By striving, He means that we should be diligent, active, and earnest and that we should make every effort to overcome our sinful tendencies, in order to prove that we are truly His children. We are also to strive to do the work of the kingdom, whatever form that takes in our lives. This is the reason He gives us spiritual gifts, so that we can edify one another and bring glory to Him.

Furthermore, when we struggle, we assume the problem is that we are not letting go and letting God. The reality is that we struggle for a variety of reasons. One is that we have a weak faith. We just don’t have enough confidence in God to rest in the reality of His nature and have the peace that comes with a strong faith in Him. For instance, when trials come or we experience illness, financial ruin, or the early death of a loved one, do we really believe that “God works all things together for good for those who love God and are called according to His purpose” (Romans 8:28)? If we don’t know God intimately, it’s very hard to trust that He is working all things together for good. But if we do know Him, if we have spent time digging into His Word and meditating on His works and His nature, we have faith in His plan and purposes, His love for us, His sovereign control over all circumstances in life, and we rest in the “peace that passes all understanding” (Philippians 4:7). But if we don’t know Him, we will always struggle against life’s hard circumstances.

On the other hand, there is a positive reason for struggling—it is good for us and is God’s plan to grow and mature us into the people He wants us to be. Struggles are just one of the ways He strengthens us for the hard things life throws at us. Each one enables us to be stronger and better able to handle the next one. Trials are designed to show us and others that our faith is real. “Your faith will be like gold that has been tested in a fire. And these trials will prove that your faith is worth much more than gold that can be destroyed. They will show that you will be given praise and honor and glory when Jesus Christ returns” (1 Peter 1:7). In Christ, we can face the trials of life with grace and good humor and complete faith that whatever God has for us is ok.

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Linda

“Let Go and Let God” is a maxim you hear in AA all the time. But it’s not about sitting around and letting God do everything. It’s about realizing that you’re an addict and without God, you don’t have the strength and the will to change. You have to let God empower you.

Wolf Moon

Yes! I think this is key to MOAR WINNING. “Let God Win.”

GrammyInD

TY. This comment put some personal struggles into perspective for me. I needed that just now!

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pgroup2

Like a bucket of cold water dumped on you while you’re sleeping.  😆 

GrammyInD

Something like that, yes! Wake up call. So I wrote the words “Let God win” on the chalkboard I keep in the kitchen full of quotes and Bible verses relevant to my day-to-day struggles. Now I just have to look at it more often….;)

Wolf Moon

Excellent idea!!!

TradeBait2

You are doing it well, Grammy. During my hour (years) of learning submission to the Lord, I used a dry erase board in my home office and wrote on it what the Holy Trinity meant to me and all mankind for that matter. Periodically I would add or modify it. Everyday I would go in and read it, then hit the floor in heartfelt prayer. He changed me when I needed it most and did not deserve it. Praise the Lord!

Now, everyday starts with a devotion and the day is filled with prayers without ceasing that are backed by actions to my best ability. Some days are better than others, some days I am more faithful than others. However, He never leaves my mind or heart – just as He promised. Then before I go to sleep I read 1-3 chapters most evenings and think them through for lessons and what He wants me to know.

singingsoul1

It seems we all have our own method that works for us. God is good 🙂

singingsoul1

Make a breath prayer of your needs. Worked wonders for me. When I walk breath in and out with the words or thoughts.
I did this for about two years and one day I could not pray me breath prayer but a strong thought came instead that said “I love you” I thought I had lost my mind not the first time I thought that 🙂

singingsoul1

As I understand it when we take on a task and did it to the best of our ability to then turn it over to God and the holy spirit will do the rest. If it is God’s will we then need to let go.
I had some instances like that leading retreats. I learned quickly who was in charge and had to stop tinkering and let go. Miracles happen and it is beautiful to see.

pgroup2

On the wake-thread for wheatie, there was talk in a subthread about flourine and this book was mentioned. Much commenting anguished over its rarity. Not so.

http://library.sciencemadness.org/library/books/ignition.pdf

Wolf Moon

Awesome! Thank you for that book!

cthulhu

Actually it’s fairly common in pdf, but it is very much a rarity as a physical, bound book, due to spills of chlorine trifluoride.

singingsoul1

Thank you browsing the topic of the book sounds interesting.

TheseTruths

Lots of good distinctions are made in that post. On peace:

Isaiah 26:3 KJV
Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.

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Wolf Moon

E.g., being at peace in the midst of battle!

TradeBait2

^^^ This.

singingsoul1

Amen

TheseTruths

The challenges of puppy fatherhood. Catturd:

I’ve got tons of friends over right now, huge cookout, keg and fireworks going off any minute.

Just kidding, I’ve been rubbing the shit off Monkey’s face for 30 minutes because Socks shit on him. 😂

– and I’m still having more fun than 99.9% of Democrat voters. 🥳

TheseTruths

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Wolf Moon

Puppies!

Aubergine

Lol! That’s hilarious!

singingsoul1

The life with puppies  😂 

Cuppa Covfefe

Should rename that dog to Sparkley Socks… or Turdeau… always $hits over everything and leaves…

Wolf Moon

Here is a great link on MAGNESIUM that I got from Happy go lucky. This really explains how great Mg is for endothelial healing. I wanted to repost this so everybody could see it.

https://www.newsmax.com/Health/Dr-Blaylock/article/2011/07/18/id/477099/

For those who can’t tolerate magnesium, other supplements with similar activity are listed, too.

pgroup2

Magnesium burns very hot, even under water. Just saying.

cthulhu

Remember when it was “cool” to have “mag wheels” on your street car?

Take a wild guess at how fun that stuff is to work with using machine tools….

Wolf Moon

Oh, I remember “mags”!!! We had a magnesium lawnmower, too. LIGHT as a feather – relatively speaking.

cthulhu

Drilling out the angle-brackets (using WD-40 as lube), I got a touch of smoke on each one. If I’d been drilling magnesium, that touch of smoke could have been ignition — and fuck-all puts that stuff out quickly.

Wolf Moon

Mag wheels – always hot!

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https://www.magnesiumwheels.com/

cthulhu

I’d guess no and no — burning tires aren’t all that hot, and the hot parts scraping on the road end up on the road. Further, corrosion isn’t usually that much of an issue.

But machining in magnesium…..speeds and feeds and well-cooled are the name of the game.

kalbokalbs

Yea she is. 🙂

Wolf Moon

Video!!!

slowcreekno

Yes metallic magnesium is rather famous (or infamous) for burning.

Fortunately the pills that we have available to take as supplement are compounds of Mg, salts where Mg++ and some other benign negative ion are combined. There are several different ones, and some discussion about which is the best one in terms of bio-availibilty.

pgroup2

You do realize I was not insinuating that the pills burn.

You do, right?

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slowcreekno

Of course not. I’m taking Magnesium in pills regularly, and if anything they work pretty well against any burning feeling. It is more of the noticing the contrast, that how something that reacts and burns so intensely and spectacularly can be so useful and benign.

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Wolf Moon

Yup! Magnesium’s natural state is pretty much the one in the pills – or in chlorophyll! Eat your green veggies – they’re filled with MAGNESIUM in its most benign and HEALTHY state!

singingsoul1

I take magnesium ever since I began in earnest my covid program. I feel better taking it.

Gail Combs

Wolfie,
I take magnesium at night to help me sleep and to help prevent leg cramps.

I switched from melatonin to magnesium when the melatonin quit working.

kalbokalbs

How much magnesium? (Thanks Gail)

One of my supplements contains zinc, magnesium, calcium and…

Will look at the bottle when I get home tomorrow.

pgroup2

One thing I haven’t heard in any of the news blurbs about the trailer full of illegal aliens in Texas – it was pitch dark inside during their ordeal.

How much worse that made the situation for the victims is beyond my comprehension.

Wolf Moon

SHAME on POTATUS, MAYORKAS and OSATAN and their cast of criminals.

Wolf Moon

Great conversation between Steve Bannon and Robert Malone on Dr. Zelenko’s passing.


Dr. Malone also has a nice post up about Zelenko:

https://rwmalonemd.substack.com/p/eulogy-for-a-selfless-truth-warrior

Zelenko’s memoir will be coming out soon! Malone will be letting us know.

Wolf Moon

Praying for Smiley to make it safely to her new address:

Some Route
Country Road
Patriot Sheriff County
Buckeye State
God’s Country
‘Merica

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

Amen🙏

cthulhu

There are two gates into our backyard, the “Garage Gate” and the “Garbage Gate”.

The garage gate has been getting increasingly difficult to operate because one pole is sagging away from the gate and the bottom latch doesn’t work right (I should note that each gate has TWO locked latches). The top latch is less than fully secure because it can be manipulated to open even when locked closed (requires a little origami).

So the Fiancee decreed that we needed to replace the bottom latch. Today we did.

Of course, the actual “how” goes back some distance. The previous 3/4″ clear space and parallel clearance had devolved to a 1.5″ clear space along the lower border at an angle. It was going to have to be something tricky.

A few years back, our house needed to be re-roofed. It had been shake over shake over shingle over skip-sheathing and the big trick was to use what could be used. I was doing a lot of research on the internet, and I got to where I was trying to specify what kind of material was going to be the “carpenter version” of the roof. It turns out there were well over 40 different flavors of stuff you could put on your roof — chipboard, plywood, moisture barrier, radiant barrier, different thicknesses and surface treatments. I chased down the rabbit hole for a bit and had a “wait-a-minute” moment. I called over to Western Roofing, the local source for most roofers, and asked ’em what they had in stock for rooftop delivery. They had two products. I chose the one I favored from those two.

The same reasoning had me staring and meditating at the Home Depot gate hardware display. Most of the gate latches couldn’t span the 1.5″ clear space and get any hold on the other side…..but then they had some “cane bolt” kits. The normal cane bolt wedges a spike into the ground from the bottom of the gate — but I could see using it sideways into the perpetually drifting post. Since they came in 12″ lengths, it was easy-peasy to cross that 1.5 inch gap and get 2-3 inches on the other side.

I then came up with a way of using angle brackets to capture the bent end when the gate was closed and locked. Had to enlarge some holes so that the hasp of the lock could go through the angle bracket, but I own a mill. Discovered I couldn’t even mount a vise on the mill because all the parts were scattered all over and painstakingly collected and assembled the parts to operate safely, seething all the while.

When we were essentially done, the Fiancee informed me that she had nightmares the previous evening because she feared that gate was insecure. She is currently satisfied that it is completely secure.

cthulhu

It was a simple job that could have been done in an hour or so, but ended up being 3+ because I had to get all the parts together and assemble the mill safely while seething. Ended up completely knackered because seething is exhausting.

Wolf Moon

Praise God! SANITY!!!

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I-am-Orlando
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Wolf Moon

“Thank you, trans men women whatever!”

Aubergine

I’m just gonna start calling them all what they are:

*perverts*

perverse

pər-vûrs′, pûr′vûrs″

adjective

  1. Contrary to what is right or good; wicked or depraved.
  2. Characterized by or resulting from willful opposition or resistance to what is right, expected, or reasonable.
  3. Willfully opposing or resisting what is right, expected, or reasonable.
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Wolf Moon

Pervs on Parade! Brought to America by BOLSHEVIKS!

Aubergine

Yeah!

wowohwow1528

“Thingy” … 😳👍

Wolf Moon

Aussie Patriots reposted

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DailyBrainFreeze
@DailyBrainFreeze
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Also sucks they can’t reveal their identity and get banned for even hinting at this.

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Wolf Moon

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Disco
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Wolf Moon

Cynthia Holt reposted

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Kathy Barnette
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We’re paying more in gas because it’s about securing “the liberal world order.” ~Biden’s Economic Advisor

It’s not a gaffe, people. This is intentional.

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Wolf Moon

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Cyndexia
@AmericaTruther
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Tesla charging line in California. 30-60 mins per charge.

Marxists Brave New Liberal World Order Agenda 2030
goal isn’t to transition you to an EV.

The goal is to have you give up personal property.

You’ll use public transportation and you’ll love it.

And You Will Be Happy

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Aubergine

As my buddy Scott likes to say:

NOT ME!

kalbokalbs

Never an EV for me.

Bastids turn off electricity and no charge. AND, they WILL turn off electricity to slow and stop folks from getting around.

Past two days long drives. Texarkana, TX – Santa Rosa, NM ~660 miles. Santa Rosa, NM – Las Vegas, NV ~690 miles. EV can NOT do that.

Yea, in Vegas, which I completely dislike. But, 43rd anniversary and DW wants a nice dinner. (She’s worth it.  😎 )

Gas at Wally World Texarakana, TX a couple days ago, $4.13. Most local stations in the $4.29 – $4.39 range.

  • Gas prices slowly crept up as I traversed TX, NM, AZ and back in NV. NV ALL over $5.

This trip aside, my cross states drives are commonly long days, to simply get where I am going. EV doesn’t cut it.

Aubergine

Not here, either. It takes about 12-15 hours to drive all the way across Montana. Too far for EV.

kalbokalbs

Yea, Montana is huge. Last year drove from WA over to Glacier. Across Glacier, durn near the Canuck Border. Then south to Idaho.

Breathtaking beautiful. Wonderful folks every where we stopped.

Aubergine

It’s a good place to live. The winter is a downside, lol!

pgroup2

That’s when you need an igloo.  😂 

Aubergine

Lol!

singingsoul1

It is almost as if they know families are spread around the country. People will not be able to visit back and forth specially now that Flights are unreliable. My daughter and we decided to meet half way each driving 5-6 hours. We will spend some quality time together in a hotel instead in our homes.
Times changed and we just adapt and make the best the alternative is not thinkable.

kalbokalbs

Hope we see more of Barnette.

pgroup2

Don’t we all! That is one hot babe.

Wolf Moon

She’s a cutie!

cthulhu

This is a story about the same place where I bumped the long-distance carriers and evicted the consultants.

We had this dealio where we would purchase “select” Fabry-Pérot Lasers from Philips for use in our telecommunications products. Fabry-Pérot Lasers are peculiar in that their output is a bundle of discrete wavelengths in a rough normal distribution around their nominal wavelength. You can’t use them for amplitude modulation, because the speed of light down a fiber is wavelength-dependent — so if you sent 00000PPPPP00000, you’d receive 0000ppppPPPPpppp0000, sounding something like a Bronx cheer.
Under certain circumstances, we had found that you could modulate an FM signal on these lasers and get a nice signal back out — depending on the harmonic content of the side frequencies (which was an unspecified and unmeasured variable in their manufacture). As such, we could take 100 of their lasers, use 30, and toss the rest back into the pond. In return, we’d pay 130% of their usual list price for lasers and get first crack at evaluating them.

Our local rep, whose name was Dudley, soon found the financial incentive in this arrangement. We kept accepting lasers because we needed to ship the 30% that worked, but he dragged his feet about taking the useless lasers back. IIRC, he was “laser salesman of the year” one year through such shenanigans.

And then I took over production. People quit, were fired, died, and disappeared, and a CPA ended up trying to crank the handle. One of my first directives was to concentrate on what was next to a door. If it was received yesterday, refuse it and send it back; if it’s ready to ship, put it in a box and ship it. At the time, there was inventory in every room I knew about in the building, including the men’s room. That’s not the way things work.

We had something like 600 screened and useless lasers on hand that Studly Dudley had stalled returning. And the Fiancee’s sister was “between jobs”…..and had grown up in “New York City” mode for business. I told her that she needed to get rid of it all and I didn’t care if she shoved ’em up Dudley’s ass and dropped ’em on Eindhoven from a charter plane.

Poor Dudley didn’t know what hit him. I remember walking by her office and overhearing, “you’re trying to tell me that you don’t know where your own fucking factory is?” [He had been trying to say that he couldn’t return the product because he didn’t know which address to use — an incredibly condescending and stupid response.]

The Fiancee’s sister left divots up and down Dudley. He didn’t have an A-Game to bring.

Wolf Moon

The comments on this clot shot story are excellent. People are really waking up about the jabs. I’m able to dump some really high-octane information now.

https://citizenfreepress.com/breaking/comedian-nick-nemeroff-dead-at-32/

Brave and Free

Great word (?) in one comment, another
“Vaccident “
Love it going to use it from now on, only problem though, it’s not an accident everyone is dying.

slowcreekno

I’ve seen and used that term «vaccident» as well, it would refer to an accident caused by someone dying or even become temporarily incapacitated while driving or riding. The unexpected deaths commonly ascribed to «sudden», and independent of accidents, could be called «coincideaths».

Wolf Moon

LOL! I’ve seen “coincideaths”, too! That is a great one!

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

I didn’t get the vaccine but I choose to identify as vaccinated. I’m transvaxed.

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Fauci, Redfield, and Birx were responsible for the initial wave of demonizing the therapeutics. They did it willingly, knowingly and intentionally. The intent was to cause a tsunami of fear, panic, and hysteria through fake media lies. They has a presidential election to rig. Through that wave of hysteria they were able to circumvent state election laws resulting in a criminal mass mailing rigging the election as needed.
The CCP virus should have been no more than a nuisance. They intentionally turned it into a disaster.
It worked like a charm.

To think all the needless deaths that have occurred because Biden and Fauci blocked access to early treatments as many doctors and even lawmakers have pointed out.
Senator Rand Paul: “I would venture to say that thousands of people die in our country every month now from COVID because he [Fauci] de-emphasized the idea that there are therapeutics.”
Senator Ron Johnson: “788,000 lives lost, many because he [Fauci] ignored and sabotaged early treatment.”
Dr. Robert Malone: “they have literally murdered hundreds of thousands if not millions of people by suppressing early treatment.”
Naomi Wolf: blocking access to early treatments and pharmaceuticals is “premeditated manslaughter of millions of people coordinated at the highest levels.”
Dr. Peter Navarro: “More than half the people Joe Biden has killed with his pandemic policies would be alive today if he had flooded the zone with pharmaceuticals.”
Dr. Peter McCullough: of the 800,000 COVID deaths to date NOT A SINGLE ONE has received early treatment. “85% of the deaths could have been avoided.”

Tonawanda

The disparagement and denial of therapeutics was the certain sign of their evil intent. The first minute they started that Fake Narrative “horse paste” aspect of the covid war on us, they were admitting their bad intentions.

My wife and I got covid simultaneously just before Christmas. We were extremely sick for 3 to 4 weeks. We both agree that we survived because of the regimen often discussed here. We could barely move, and did not eat a morsel of food for two weeks. We thought we were going to die.

That experience will always be etched in our minds. We did go to the hospital and otherwise sought the help of our primary. The coldness, the callousness of the medical personnel was unlike anything we had ever seen before. They refused to even consider things like prednisone. There was one response, and one response only: come back to the hospital if you get worse.

We knew going back to the hospital meant certain death. Our primary LIED about monoclonal availability, and the two places where you could get it were closed on the weekends and otherwise had restricted hours. We never got the monoclonal despite passing the rigorous (and ridiculous IMO) restrictions placed on who could get them. It was quire clear they wanted us to die.

True, we did not take the poison “vax” shots, and that was pointed out to us every step of the way, once in a taunting way. But a friend who did take the shot and suffered from covid very similarly to us, was treated with the same coldness, and lack of interest to alleviate symptoms. “Come back to the hospital” was the only “medical” advice given.

An essential part of “build back better” is eliminating older white people as fast as possible. We can’t have therapeutics extending life or relieving suffering for those people.

And we can’t deny the apparatchiks the opportunity of inflicting the sadistic mind games which gives their life meaning.

TradeBait2

Good, accurate post. FTR – the horse paste works fine if you can find it. High demand for that product. Still trying to get the pills without going to IndiaMart or Frontline. Will keep folks informed about what I find in TN, which passed access to it without a prescription in legislation, but will not publicize it.

Tonawanda

I bought the horse paste in sufficient quantity to last a couple years. Tractor Supply has apparently stopped selling it to ordinary people.

Fortuitously, I met an out of state doctor who said she would prescribe us iver, and actually had a walk-in pharmacy who would dispense it. Getting there would involve a long drive, so it is the horse paste for now, but it is an option.

PLEASE keep us up to date on TN. It would be a long drive also. But I could take my wife to Kentucky and Tennessee, which she has never been before, and which in my experience are both beautiful commonwealth/state, and where the people are the nicest I have ever met everywhere you go (unless things have changed).

TradeBait2

Will do.

kalbokalbs

Looking forward to learning about Ivermectin in TN. Both the legislation and actually buying Ivermectin.

TN is another state I am looking at for land. Ivermectin being available would keep me on I-40 a bit longer in September.

cthulhu

TN has nice property taxes — 1% of assessed value, and you get half off for the property where you live. IOW — a $200,000 property pays about $1000/year in property taxes.

kalbokalbs

Great info. Thank you!

Aubergine

I am very glad you had the information you needed to save your life! And you still have your health, because you didn’t take the poison shot.

And you are absolutely right; they want to kill off the older white folks. I intend to be in the “hard to kill” category.

Tonawanda

LOL … so do we! And as sick as we were, we are just as happy that we now have natural immunity!

Aubergine

Amen!

Gail Combs

They want to kill OLDER FOLKS REGARDLESS OF RACE!

They are equal opportunity EVIL Bastards.

Aubergine

That’s true.

Cuppa Covfefe

They want to kill off anybody who’s “seen it all before”…

Could also mean immigrants from places like Venezuela, former East Europe, etc. (REAL refugees, NOT refauxgees). Because those folks see it like it REALLY is, and call BS on all the Fake News, YSM/MCM, and perpetual pinko propaganda…

RDS

And it was Dr. Redfield, then the head of the CDC, who in July 2020 approved the CDC document / template for the “COVID Internment Camps” — this document / template is still in force, as it hasn’t been rescinded.

http://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/global-covid-19/shielding-approach-humanitarian.html

RDS

And here is the map of the CDC COVID “Quarantine Stations and Jurisdictions” —

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Tonawanda

Comments reflect exactly what I hear in RL except for the terminally clueless.

duchess01

BE MY VOICE

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BABY LIVES MATTER

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JESUS LOVES THE LITTLE CHILDREN

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duchess01

PRAYING ON THE ARMOR OF GOD

Father God, I now follow your command to put on the full armor of God, because my battle is not against flesh and blood but against rulers, authorities, the powers of this dark world and against spiritual forces of evil in the unseen world.

I first pray on the Belt of Truth that it may be buckled around my waist, may I be centered and encircled by your truth dear Lord. Hem me inside all that is true and right, and may I be protected and held up by the truth of your living word, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Breastplate of righteousness, please protect my vital organs and my inner man, cover my integrity, my spirit, and my soul. Guard my heart for it is the wellspring of life, please strengthen and guard the most vulnerable places in my life with that which is right, good, and noble that I might not receive a fatal blow from the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Gospel Shoes of Peace. I choose to stand in the shoes of your good news, and on the firm foundation of my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the solid eternal rock. All other ground is sinking sand, I pray that I will not slip or fall, but that my feet would be firmly fitted on your lordship, my Lord Jesus. I choose to stand on you, so that the peace of God, which transcends all understanding will guard my heart and mind in Christ Jesus, the eternal Rock of Ages. I receive your holy peace now my Lord, from the sole of my feet to the crown of my head, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray the Shield of Faith into my hand now. As I take up the shield of faith, I ask that you might extinguish every dart and arrow, that is launched from the enemy to take me down spiritually, physically, mentally, emotionally, and every attempt of the enemy to destroy my joy. I ask that my faith in you would make it flame out. Extinguish every flaming arrow that would come against me, my life, my family, my home, or my ministry. May my faith always be out in front of me like a shield. Give me the courage to “faith my fears” by choosing to walk by faith and not by sight, in my Lord Jesus name.

I pray on the Helmet of Salvation, that you might protect my mind from the thoughts that can lead me astray. I choose to take every thought captive, and arrest all intentioned ideas and motives that would harm others, or distract me from your holy will for me. I submit every captured thought to the Lordship of my Lord Jesus Christ, and ask that you would imprison those thoughts that are not of you my Lord. Transform my mind and renew my thinking that I may think God thoughts, and have a sober mind that is focused on your glory. Please protect me from being double minded that I may allow my mind, I reject to live an earthly life, because I choose to live a holy one, governed by you My Lord Jesus, the prince of peace, please have my mind to be saturated with the holy mind of Christ, in my Lord Jesus name.

Finally, I take up the Sword of the Spirit which is the holy word of God, I pray this powerful offensive weapon into my hand, and ask that your holy word would be fitting for every encounter I face. As the enemy gets close to me, please give me the insight, wisdom, and skill to wield the word of God to drive away the enemy, in my Lord Jesus name.

May the enemy and his team flee from me, upon hearing the word of God spoken by the power and direction of the Holy Spirit. Give me the sword of the spirit to cut through the wiles of the devil, so that I may discern the schemes of the enemy when he is near.

With all kinds of prayers, supplication, and intercession I pray to you my Lord God as the one who fights my battles. Now that I’m in your holy powerful armor, I walk away covered and ready to face my day as you go before me, and please protect me in the midst of the spiritual warfare in this unseen world, in my Lord Jesus name.

Thank you my Lord, for the spiritual weapons of armor and prayer that you have given me. It is written no weapon formed against me shall prosper, and you will refute every tongue that accuses me. 

Thank you Father God, my Lord Jesus and the Holy Spirit, that I am more than a conqueror in my Lord Jesus. I pray all of this in the mighty name of my Lord God and Savior Jesus Christ.

AMEN.

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duchess01

PLEASE PRAY FOR ONE ANOTHER

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eilert

More evidence that the Jan 6 riot was a setup and either was provoked or was allowed to proceed by the FIB:

BREAKING: Internal Memo Reveals Capitol Police Were Warned BLM from Baltimore Was Bussing in Rioters Disguised as Trump Supporters on Jan. 6 (thegatewaypundit.com)

It was all a setup.

Trump supporters were framed by FBI and government operatives and BLM and Antifa terrorists.

A leaked internal memo revealed that the US Capitol Police intel unit warned that BLM from Baltimore was bussing in rioters for January 6th protests.

According to the memo the rioters were going to blend in.

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bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

Hell, we watched the provocatives on live TV taking off their MAGA gear and changing back into regular clothes. Videos are available.

Tonawanda

I would love to see a re-post of the Buffalo Jump posts updated with further information, although I realize that would take a lot of work. But nowhere else has the analysis been as comprehensive as the Buffalo Jump assessment.

Tonawanda

Out of curiosity I searched “buffalo jump wolfmoon” on Iseek, and Wolf’s Feb 2, 2021 post was the FIRST result. I have been using Iseek and like it a lot, so far.

https://www.theqtree.com/2021/02/02/buffalo-jump/

kalbokalbs

^^^ An epic article. ^^^

Wolf Moon

I just did a re-read on that one – WOW. The fact that it has aged well is a GIFT FROM TRUMP. Trump Gravity. The man has never turned from the Truth. And here we are – Truth spilling out everywhere.

Wolf Moon

That’s actually a good idea. I can do a Buffalo Jump Retrospective. Something that sums up what has happened since.

kalbokalbs

Time permitting, please do so.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

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Wolf Moon

BOOM!!!

Gail Combs

Nah, Just get the Covid Boosters. Make sure you get about FIVE from different clinics in a week time span.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

Perhaps there is hope.

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Deplorable Patriot

That was always my thought on the matter. Christians and Orthodox Jews have far more kids than liberals do. Sooner or later there will be far more of us. I’m seeing a lot of families with 4-7 kids at Mass these days, especially among the traditionalists. That was the norm when I was little, and then it went to 2-3. It may just be that I live in a more affluent area where the people perceive they can afford it, but maybe not.

TradeBait2

100% agree, Keeping time in perspective – this is a momentary affliction in the grand scheme of time.

Make babies, MAGA supporters, make babies. Lots of them.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

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TradeBait2

^ 🤣

Aubergine

My ex-husband knew Kid Rock. I think he has a house somewhere around here, or he did. Ex said he was a great down-to-earth guy.

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

Tucker recently showed a partial clip of his interview with KR from Fox Nation. He’s building a WH replica on his property. He has a pond with a guitar shaped island in the center which he drives golf balls off of. He’s a trip.

Doug Podell – The Doc of Rock
Kid Rock’s 27,000 Square Foot Nashville Mansion is a Party PalaceBy 
Doug Podell
Jun 28, 2022
https://i.iheart.com/v3/re/new_assets/f79fc341-a979-4863-81b0-eea1ddc6e07b?ops=resize(900,506),quality(10)
Photo: Getty Images North America

Over the past few months, Kid Rock made a ton of headlines with the release of his new album Bad Reputation, as well as the anti-snowflake, anti-cancel culture anthem, “Don’t Tell Me How To Live.”
But if you wanted to know how Kid Rock actually lives, just listen to the party pad he has out in Nashville.
A 27,000 square foot mansion that looks just like the White House, there’s only two bedroom in the whole place. The rest… party space. A twenty-person hot tub that looks like a mine, a gold covered walk-in shower, an old church that was converted into a horse stable, and more.
“It’s the most wild, rockstar, type shit… it’s when you give a real redneck fuckin’ insane amounts of money, they build something like this.”

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

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barkerjim

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bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

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TradeBait2

Outstanding! 🤣

kalbokalbs

Always enjoy hildabest’s pain.

(Yea, I am like that.)

Aubergine

Good lesson, Carl! Thank you!

TradeBait2

Carl’s the best! When I miss church, I can always count on worshipping and learning more about the Lord via Carl.

TradeBait2

Welp – Day 11 of no AC on the main floor. 95 degrees and high humidity is not fun for old people. We pray for a positive resolution with the HVAC dealer this next week after the 4th. We are thankful the bottom floor AC is working well, but feel like caged animals much of the time. Minor affliction, so I need to stop whining.

Day 4 of our friend’s recovery from a liver transplant and all is well. Moved to a step down unit on Day 3 – well ahead of the norm. Prayers are undoubtedly helping this much loved and respected lady and her family.

Wifey continues to use the CBD under the tongue successfully and is off all prescribed meds including her fluid pill. Monitoring her Meniere’s related response to it. So far, so good. She sure seems a lot more mellow lately. Nah – couldn’t be, could it? She’s now talking about going full instead of broad spectrum. Mamaw’s getting frisky it appears. 😂

Have a blessed Sunday, folks. The grandkids are coming over to “camp” downstairs with Mamaw and Papaw after church, which will lift our spirits a bit.

phoenixrising

Prayin the much needed parts arrive very soon… and for friend with liver transplant. Kudos to MaMaw … and to Papaw, for patience and wisdom 😉

TradeBait2

Thanks, phoenix. See below the news on the friend with the transplant.

phoenixrising

thanks …

RDS

TradeBait2
Thank you so much for the update! Good to hear that your wife is off the prescription meds and the CBD appears to be doing well. Kudos to you for watching over the situation. Please keep the updates coming.
Yours Truly understands about the heat and humidity issues in NC for sure.
Have fun with the grandchildren doing the “camping out at home”!
Fingers crossed and sending Good Energy that the AC situation is repaired this week.
All best wishes for your friend with the liver transplant.

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TradeBait2

Thanks, RDS.

Amazing news this AM at church about the friend with the transplant. She will actually be released from the hospital mid-week and go into a condotel located near the hospital for a month so she can go in for regular lab tests and exams. She had the full liver transplant, so there was a bit more involved. Everything is trending well and her numbers are really good with no signs of rejection. Apparently liver transplants are better about rejection than other organs.

She complimented her surgeon and his team this AM. He commented, “Ma’am, I’m just the plumber. We all know who the healer is.” She knew she had the right surgeon at that moment.

phoenixrising

Praise God! really good news …

bflyjesusgrl 🍊 😎ULTRA MAGA😎

Awesome news about friend and wife! CBD is working wonders for people.

Gail Combs

Tradebait, you are LUCKY!

BOTH our HVACs, top floor & bottom, gave up the ghost so long ago I can not remember the year (2004 maybe?) We can not afford to replace them so we have been living with two rooms heated with space heaters and the same rooms cooled with window units. (Thank goodness we are in NC)

It has been hot and humid today and I had to spend the day in the sweltering kitchen when I was not outside. I am DEAD BEAT and still have a long list of stuff to do to get ready for our gig tomorrow.

The fifth is Dead day and I am ONLY getting out of bed to feed the animals!

OH, and the A/C in both our trucks quit about the same time.

I would LOVE to have some of those Soy Boys and Karens step into my shoes for a couple of weeks. They would be SCREAMING for mercy and that horrible nasty coal powered electric.

phoenixrising

via Intel Slava

Lisichansk was liberated, the city was taken from different directions and by different units. This is our common Victory, but when covering this victory, we must not forget the role of the Brave group.

It was the Urals and the guys from the Volga region who broke into the defense of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to the south and west of the city.

The Siberians seized the most important facility – the Lisichansk Oil Refinery, which became the key to the city, and also cut the highway to Seversk, capturing Zolotarevka.

Now Grouping “O”, completing the final liberation of the LPR, has closed the ring around Lisichansk, liberating Belogorovka and reaching the Seversky Donets River

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Just a reminder: Putin/Russia are ‘draining the swamp’ … helping to destroy the Cabal.

Gail Combs

  :wpds_grin: 

phoenixrising

same here!

barkerjim
kalbokalbs

Ground report of sorts.

Two recent interstate trips. NV-TX-VA-TX-NV and NV-TX-NV.

  • Road traffic, rest areas, truck stops, restaurant, stores in general, traffic – business WAY DOWN as compared to previous years.
  • Yes, a spike in traffic with the Fourth. 100% manageable and NO significant delays. NOT the traffic one would expect of the Fourth of July in the Trump years and before.
  • Gas, food prices, inflation in general.
  • BiteMe and his Freak Show ARE effectively killing the American economy. Recession IS here. BE READY.

PODS are on the road big time. Hope to use a couple PODS in the coming months.  😀 

Gave up on pursuing unimproved property. Couldn’t find what we are looking for. ONLY agent that replied, ONLY showed properties he listed. Ignored many of our wants. Looking for property in another state, IS expensive. Can’t waste time like that.

Shifted focus to a home with land.

Lucked into an excellent Real Estate Agent. Young and inexperienced. BUT FULL of initiative and creativity to find a property that’ll make our day.

Made a cash offer (50/50 with merchant mariner son) on a modest fixer upper in the Texarkana area. Requested 15 days to close. Competing offer with a contingency clause accepted. Yea, WTF? Guess the competing offer, offered to pay over asking price. I won’t do that. Called BS on bidding up prices, when I first heard of it way, way back.

At least four houses had contracts before we could get to see them. HOT real estate market IS an understatement.

Heading back out Tuesday after Labor Day. NE Texas into AR.

phoenixrising

Hoping you find what you’re seeking Kal …

kalbokalbs

Thanks. It is a matter of time and luck. I am determined.

gil00

Wow. Do you think theyre just looking at the top dollar or is there a bias against out of staters?
We’ve had the bid up problem before too.
Are you finding listings online first?
And, im still not understanding with the recession how is the housing market not cooling yet? Or is it where youre looking?

kalbokalbs

Doubt it is an “out of stater thing”. Guessing a top dollar thing. The seller’s agent was less than cooperative, even evasive with my real estate agent. Perhaps, the competing bid was and insider deal of sorts. I moved on. Their loss, not mine. There IS always another home out there.

I am using Realtor.com and LandFarm. Real Estate agent is using MLS. She gets the info faster and with more detail.

My take is the housing market in conservative areas IS being fueled by out of state buyers fleeing, CA, IL, NY, NJ, CT…WITH CASH. Folks fleeing CA are fueling NV home sales.

The Broker my Real Estate Agent works for told me he expects hot sales for the rest of the year as folks flee shit holes. Flee WITH cash. I, on the other hand, hope home sales slow as summer ends. We’ll see.

RDS

kalbokalbs
What about “short sales” and “foreclosures”? — sometimes one can luck into finding a real gem that the current owner just can’t keep the mortgage up for.
Real Estate agents have access to information on these properties in ways that the general public can’t. Lots of short sales / foreclosures never make it to be advertised — they’re literally sold “over the phone” between an agent and a buyer.

singingsoul1

My son had a problem buying a home in Ann Arbor MI. Some of the houses were way overpriced and those that were in his budged closed fast or there was another competitor overpricing the house deal.
His wife and he finally settled for a condominium the deal was good and they are happy.

kalbokalbs

Success!

pgroup2

We’ll see how happy they are when the maintenance charges and the property tax assessments come due, not to mention the HA operating fees.

kalbokalbs

Lessons to be learned. 🙂

singingsoul1

I know nothing about condominiums. Personally would not buy one is to much like an apartment and restrictive.

kalbokalbs

Yea. Our next trip will include those options. My under standing is short sales can move along at a reasonable pace. Foreclosures can drag on.

AS I have time on my side, BOTH good options. THANKS.

gil00

The unscrupulous realtors are like locusts unfortunately. So i actually have a wonky way of looking for homes. Using goofle maps i zero in on an area and look for realtors, then go to their websites looking for homes. A bit better than realtor.
Also, when the family we homeschooled with needed to find a house, had the same trouble youre having, they looked for rentals in the area they liked and approached with an interest letter and a phone call. Thats how they got their house. She told me they had to exaggerate a bit on how much they loved it, but they got the house.

kalbokalbs

Good ideas.

gil00

👍

Gail Combs

Blackrock is BUYING single homes for CASH so they can then rent them out. It is the safest place to stash $$$ at this point since as Steve Cortes (Bannon Warroom) say, the stocks are going down AND the bonds are going dow.

gil00

I want to know what name they buy under and why just sell to them?

cthulhu

They probably use a variety of names — and the reason that people sell to them is the same reason everybody sells to everybody — $$$.

kalbokalbs

  :wpds_mad:  WE will own nothing. AND, we’ll be happy.   :wpds_evil: 

pgroup2

You’ll get over your anti bidup bias or you’ll end up dragging a pod all over the country for the indefinite future.

kalbokalbs

Possibly so. Cash is a hard ceiling as I will NOT do another home loan. We’ll see what September and beyond brings our way.

mollypitcher5

Good luck to you guys. I hope the exact right property pops up.
It’s hard looking for real estate where you know the area much less when you don’t AND it’s so hot!!!

kalbokalbs

Thanks. It’ll all come together at some point.

phoenixrising

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gil00

phoenixrising

That’s the problem! peeps STILL watching the propaganda

gil00

pgroup2

At least the firearm is aimed properly.

gil00

Lol!

phoenixrising

https://www.zerohedge.com/weather/mystery-surrounds-intensifying-earthquake-swarm-hitting-south-carolina

A swarm of earthquakes rattled South Carolina and appeared to be getting more powerful. About 30 quakes have hit the state this year, and geologists are stumped about what’s causing “earthquake swarms” similar to those felt in Southern California. 

Two earthquakes hit Elgin, South Carolina, on Wednesday. The first was a magnitude 3.5, and the second 3.6, according to data from the United States Geological Survey. A 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit the state days before, while a stronger 3.9 rattled parts of the Georgia-South Carolina border on June 18. 

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kalbokalbs

Paging Molly.

mollypitcher5

LOL, didn’t feel a thing ! Gotta be a big one for a former Cali gal.

pgroup2

Molly, I’m shocked to hear you talk like that.  😂 

singingsoul1

They used to blame earth quakes on fracking. Wonder what they blame now?

kalbokalbs

Quite surprised you asked.
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Quite obviously, PUTIN and R U S S I A..

mollypitcher5

Russia, climate change, racism and the unvaxxed

singingsoul1

The new Biden mantra 🙂

phoenixrising

🙂

gil00

Had some of that here too. Statewide and local.

phoenixrising
Tonawanda

Although he doesn’t use the word sadism, Oliver’s perfect weekly commentaries (featured OT) describe the variegated sadistic behavior of the other side. It has been my contention that the psychology of the other side, from nomenklatura to apparatchik, is driven by sadism. In fact, IMO, part of the nomenklatura’s ongoing tactics is to enable the apparatchiki to behave sadistically toward normal people.

So I was happy to find (via Revolver) this wonderfully expressed post which concludes

“I’m celebrating this Fourth of July by mindfully declaring the independence of the country I love from the regime of grifters, tyrants, and sadists temporarily occupying the power centers of Washington, DC. I hope you will join me and do likewise.”

https://kunstler.com/clusterfuck-nation/independence-day/

Wolf Moon

Love it!

para59r

Fit’s Oliver’s point. We may have shown this two years ago, but if we did, here it is again.

Okay, was hoping it showed up as one of those thread thing posts. Guess it didn’t so to get you started…

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TheseTruths

Her clothing line has been full of Illuminati symbolism for a while, and she’s still at it. People need to wake up. We’re losing concepts like wholesomeness. They are also eliminating shame and trying to force us to accept any behavior.

Wolf Moon

Exactly. They’re using “weirdified humans” as exemplars.

mollypitcher5

Well said, TT.
Death has become iconic in a way. They co-opt skulls and crossbones as fashion when for centuries that was used to imply strength and power to frighten enemies.
Now they normalize abortion, bring children to parades where mentally ill nutters walk around with blood dripping out of their vaginas.
They want kids to wear death clothes with skulls.
They force kids and adults to look at not just cross dressing men but hideously made up players, often with satanic headdresses.
It’s sick. It’s against every innate emotion..the ones baked into us….the things that rightly should make us want flee

Cuppa Covfefe

The various parades in San Francisco come to mind, with the Gaystapo marching around wearing leather chaps and NOTHING ELSE. No arrests for public indecency, no calls for the parades to be shut down (from most residents, that is), and, anymore, no-one seems to care or realize that anything’s wrong…

SF is truly SODOM BY THE BAY…..

(btw. they were having these parades back in the 1970s, if not the 1960s… maybe 67 or 68). They call the hippies over here the 68ers, and now they’re the idjits running (ruining) the country….

piper567

The very fact that such perversion requires normalization means it ain’t normal.

gil00

Wolf Moon

WOW. So the shots are making the disease kill more. WHODATHUNK?

singingsoul1

Hell and Earth are colliding.
May the devil be buried by the power of God.
Humanity needs to turn back to God to overcome the devil who is stalking the earth.

gil00

Yeah….the plan part b.

gil00

mollypitcher5

Those billions really help out the luxury car market.

singingsoul1

Germany benefitted. I did hear the German car market for luxury cars has been slow for a while.

Cuppa Covfefe

They’re really going to take a dive when the EU ban for “verbrenner” engines takes hold in 2030. An electric Mercedes will have a range of about 200-300 km, on a cool, clear, day, when neither heating nor cooling nor headlights are needed. Add any or all of those to the mix, and the range drops to 100-200. Then, if it’s freezing, battery capacity often drops to 50% of normal…

So, imagine being out in a blizzard on the way home on a Friday evening, it’s night, you have the lights, wipers, heater, and radio on (to hear stau reports), your battery goes flat (or you have some other problem), you call the ADAC (motor club) and they can’t get to you because the few tow trucks they have that haven’t caught fire are busy recharging…….

If things don’t change, Mercedes, Audi, VW, Porsche, and much of the “Metall-Industrie” will be leaving Germany. And the idiot Greens (in particular Kretschmann in Baden-Württemberg) will be completely to blame. Also whoever has been “counting” the votes. We have paper ballots, but I believe counting, etc., involves at least some automation. And even without that, the results can be made into anything the WEFfenSS/Cabal/Deep State/etc. want them to be…

singingsoul1

Thank you for the info had no idea. The nutcases are running the show.

phoenixrising

Comment lifted from Russian Blogger’s blog:

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“never forget in the year 2022 if you live in a nation with electricity 24/7 and a high speed internet connection 24/7 and you have an IQ capable of learning how to read, do at least basic computations and have no debilitating personality disorders then IGNORANCE……….YOURS……….. is a CHOICE!

the war in ukraine is not political west against russia, not really…….it is ultimately about money, who creates it, who controls and how much they get. what is written below is what this war is about and how it ends determines what comes soon for the non western world and for the western world later after regular people living there decide they have had enough oppression after going through the wringer.
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https://www.nakedcapitalism
(sort of midway down)

MICHAEL HUDSON:

“But I want to pick up on what you said about Biden, how Biden characterizes things.
Biden characterizes the war of the West against Eurasia as between democracy and autocracy. By “democracy,” he means a free market run by Wall Street; he means an oligarchy.

But what does he mean by autocracy? What he means by autocracy, when he calls China an autocracy, an “autocracy” is a government strong enough to prevent an oligarchy from taking power, and taking control of the government for its own interests, and reducing the rest of the economy to debt peonage.

An “autocracy” is a country with public regulation against monopolies, instead of an oligarchic free market. An “autocracy” uses money and credit, essentially, to help economies grow. And when debts cannot be paid in China, if a factory or a real estate company cannot pay debts, China does not simply say, ok, you’re bankrupt, you’re going to have to be sold; anybody can buy you; the Americans can buy you.

Instead, the Chinese say, well, you can’t pay the debts; we don’t want to tear down your factory; we don’t want your factory to be turned and gentrified into luxury housing. We’re going to write down the debt.

And that’s what China has done again and again. And it’s done that with foreign countries that couldn’t pay the debt. When a debt that China has come due for China’s development of a port, or roads, or infrastructure, it says, well, we understand that you can pay; we will delay payment; we will have a moratorium on your payment. We’re not here to bankrupt you.

For the Americans, to the international funds, they’re saying, well, we are here to bankrupt you. And now if we lend you, we the IMF, lends you money to avoid a currency devaluation, the term is you’re going to have to privatize your infrastructure; you’re going to have to sell off your public utilities, your electric system, your roads, your land to private buyers, mainly from the United States.

So you have a “democracy” supporting bankruptcy, foreclosure, financialization, and privatization, and low wages by a permanent depression, a permanent depression to keep down wages.

Or you have “autocracy,” seeking to protect the interests of labor by supporting a living wage, to increase living standards as a precondition for increasing productivity, for building up infrastructure.

You have these two diametrically economic systems. And, again, that’s why there’s a cold war on right now.”

phoenixrising

Substitute “BRICS” for where Michael Hudson is using “China” …

pgroup2

I may a loner on this bit but Hudson is full of crap as far as I’m concerned. Or he uses words for which he makes up his own definitions because he’s not as bright as he thinks he is.

Or maybe I’m just hopelessly libertarian, underneath my constitutional patriotism.

phoenixrising

We all are free to our own opinions of course … if you are decided based on one interview, I offer a link to cache of writings and reviews … he is well respected by many ; https://duckduckgo.com/?q=michael+hudson+economist&atb=v310-1&ia=web

I eschew labels … would never place one on myself … others frequently do, and that’s their choice of course.

We all use words everyday for which we have our own definition – whether derived from an approved ‘book’ or made up out of our heads What exactly is: a Conservative, a Republican, a Libertarian, a Liberal, a Democrat? The Constitution of the USA?

A matter of interpretation? Individually? or Collectively?

Again, hopefully we are STILL free to form our own opinions.

btw… Biden and his handlers, his administration – use these terms “Democracy” and “Autocracy” in ways I have yet to understand. I find it refreshing to have anyone offer up an explanation. I know we didn’t attack Afghanistan to take “Democracy” to the Afghans, but to seize and protect their poppy fields; same for Iraq, we went to seize and protect their oil, for the Oil Lobby and the rest of the Cabal. And today, the NeoCon claim to bring “Democracy” to The Ukraine is another in their string of lies …

You’re correct … words don’t mean very much in our time.

pgroup2

Under the rock of false pretenses seems to be where one can find many scoundrels. The meaning of words seems to be their favorite weapon.

para59r

Well, when speaking of autocracy one is speaking of tyrants and you can have bad tyrants and good or beneficial tyrants. The same can be said of oligarchies as well as democracies, good or bad. Meanwhile I’d assume the results he’s speaking of could be achieved by any of the above. Meanwhile any two of the above could work with each other at the expense of the third. So yeah, his message here is a tad bit confusing if not convoluted and he could likely have done better job of unmasking Biden’s mealy mouthed talking points since we all know he lies and gives warped versions of the truth.

pgroup2

Your point about tyrants being either good or bad rings true. Cincinnatus was a dictator and it wasn’t his idea. The peons begged him to come and fix the broken Roman Republic. He had full unfettered authority to take any actions he saw fit in the mission of reform/restore.

They trusted him that much because he had a track record as a public servant.

Will DJT be the next Cincinnatus? I don’t know but I hope so.

phoenixrising

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mollypitcher5

That poor man ….wonder when they all will feel he’s sufficiently broken yet? He may be already since not much gets out about him.

phoenixrising

They want him DEAD …

mollypitcher5

True but that’s easily accomplished….they want to torture him…inhumane harsh punishment because they love to watch him suffer…as I said before, they’re sadists, the lot of them

singingsoul1

Pampeo is the one who wanted Assange extradited to the US and jailed here. Do not trust Pampeo. He did not want him freed. Another one wrapping carrying his faith on his sleeves. He cannot hide his true heart from God even though he is fooling many.

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mollypitcher5

Singing, at this point, I don’t trust but a handful of them. When we were told that the people would be shown (the truth) I actually never dreamed the ones who would betray the country.

singingsoul1

They are the left wing sleepers that is what I call them. Every country has them.

phoenixrising

You’re spot on!

wowohwow1528

Thank you Carl, very much appreciated and needed by me.

God bless you and your loved ones abundantly, always.

You are a blessing to all of us .. 🥀

para59r

The creep is still creeping. The 2A treason, the illegal immigrant amnesty and now this …

https://www.breitbart.com/education/2022/07/01/senator-cornyn-republican-legislators-back-civics-bill-could-push-critical-race-theory-every-public-school-america/

Senator Cornyn, Republican Legislators Back Civics Bill That Could Push Critical Race Theory on Every Public School in America

Flys against everything citizens are trying to unwork in school board meetings and townhalls all across America.

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singingsoul1

That guy is not a republican not MEGA not one of us. I assume he was a plant a sleeper to be activated when needed He fooled his district they should get him out.
Wonder how many of those are in the Senate or the House?

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para59r

He used to be McCain’s buddy and concerns with him go all the way back to his POW days, so your likely right. These guys likely have dark deeds in their past. It will another four years before the next primary. In the interim anything to embarrass this clown and drive him into resigning would be great.

singingsoul1

Thank you did not know that.

para59r

More proposed legislation. This time from California.

https://newsbusters.org/blogs/free-speech/catherine-salgado/2022/07/01/wow-proposed-california-bill-would-punish-doctors

WOW! Proposed California Bill Would Punish Doctors for Free Speech About COVID-19
From the school of “If you can’t beat them in the arena of ideas, then just out law their ideas”. Essentially they are threatening doctor’s licenses if they don’t follow the approved govt script.

Wolf Moon

Gross violation of the First Amendment. I will support the army that puts this rabid anti-American crap down.

mollypitcher5

It’s our duty to country to at least try to put it down by the most efficient and successful way. We certainly can’t count on “elected” officials to do it.