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A Workman Approved by God

".. 14Keep reminding them of these things. Warn them before God against quarreling about words; it is of no value, and only ruins those who listen. 15Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a workman who does not need to be ashamed and who correctly handles the word of truth. 16Avoid godless chatter, because those who indulge in it will become more and more ungodly...

..4And the Lord's servant must not quarrel; instead, he must be kind to everyone, able to teach, not resentful. 25Those who oppose him he must gently instruct, in the hope that God will grant them repentance leading them to a knowledge of the truth, 26and that they will come to their senses and escape from the trap of the devil, who has taken them captive to do his will...

Getting involved with politics and want to serve God? I have friends who say that the "church" is not doing enough to make a difference, so they get involve with politics to do so... Well, they can! However, whether you are making a difference in the "church" or "politics"-you can do so much because you need God! Is he #1 in whatever agenda you do-that's what it means when you asked Him to be Lord of your life, right? Do you know what making Jesus Lord of your life is? Check this out=>personal relationship story!

Next, not many people know that they can "serve" God whereever they are. You don't have to stand in a pulpit to "preach". In fact "preach as less words and do it with more action" (St. Francis) through your lifestyle! We have too many "politicians" and "Christians too" talk the talk, but not walk the walk! "You must be the change the world see before you can make a difference" (Mahatma Ghandi?) Many politicans are getting a "bad wrapped" because of being found guilty of some scandal:

-Richard Nixon in Watergate
-Bill Clinton in the "Monica Lewinsky Affair"
-the list goes on....

6 For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, [2] Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace.-Isaiah 9

...see GoodnewsUSA: Politics

Other "Disgusting-Childish" Campaign Story Battle Across our Nation:

  • Burglary at Bush Campaign HQ Saturday, October 02, 2004 from FOX News
  • GW Bush 04
  • Volunteer Links Swift Boat Flier to GOP, from
  • Police seal building housing Kerry campaign", Police sealed off the office building that houses Sen. John Kerry's headquarters on Thursday after a package with white powder was opened by campaign staff...from Usatoday (7/22/04)
  • Protestors Ransack Bush/Cheney Headquarters In Orlando 2 People Receive Minor Injuries During Protest POSTED: 6:05 pm EDT October 5, 2004 UPDATED: 12:42 pm EDT October 11, 2004 from
  • I don't totally believe everything what President George Bush does, but we (Citizens of this nation) need to respect our authoritative figures!...
    "Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God."-Romans 13:1

    Have you ever been an authoritative position (e.g. Residential Adviser of 35+ college students, leader of a campus ministry, etc...)? Did you ever had people complain about your? Was it easy? You tried your best, righ? If you do have problems with any authoritative figure, my advise is to first "pray" for them! Make a list of the "positives" of that person. Then make a list of "advices" for that person to work on. Ask God how you can be a person of help-participant (does something) instead of a onlooker (does nothing)!

    What are the issues?
    (e.g.death penatly, abortion, affirmative action, war, separation of church and state-how far do we go? -see down below- etc...)

    Undecided (take the questionaaire by Time magazine found in this page)?

    Still undecided? Yes, I've heard that neither candidates "fit" your vote; however, no individual or party is perfect. That is why I'm glad to fully-totally put all my dependence and trust in my Heavenly Father (see personal relationship) Well, what's your first #1 priority issue? Is it "good" for you as an "individual" or the "whole"? Ask and seek Him! As a Christian (even though we are "citizens" of Heaven and not of this world, it's our duty to bring the "taste of the Kingdom" on earth), we need to be "involved"-"ask not what your country can do for you, but ask your Heavenly Father what YOU can do for our community, state, nation, and world"


    Both claim to be "Christians" (each quoted Bible verses too during the 3rd final debate), so what? Yes, we don't have the right to judge them, but do we see the "Christ-like-fruit" (Matthew 7:15-23 or Galatians 5:22-24) that Jesus and his followers talk about in the New Testament?

  • Issues Index: Bush, from CNN
  • Issues Index: Kerry, from CNN
  • Other Related Resources:

  • Call To Renewal, focussing on humanitarian issues
  • Elections 2004, from University of Michigan
  • I Vote Values, from the Baptist perspective

  • *referred from ABC Nightline on Tuesday, October 26th
  • Journalist Tool Box, many resources
  • President Match, undecided?
  • Religion and Politics, articles (e.g. "God is not a Republican...or a Democrat") on faith dealing with election from
  • Sojuourners Seminars 2004, social justice focus
  • Cultural-Race Factor?

    As I was biking around town today (Tuesday, Nov 2nd), an African-American friend of mine and I were talking about cultural-race being an issues. I decided to re"search" on this issue:

  • Don�t court us and then snub us, says angry black caucus, newspaper for and about the U.S. Congress
  • Keyes Problems, from the Federalist Digest
  • Politics of Race, Hispanic American story from NPR
  • more (11/3/04)...

    Election Day is Today!

    It's 12:51 CDT Tuesday, November 2nd 2004! I haven't voted yet, but I plan to do so later this afternoon with my housemate. I was taking a nap this afternoon and God reminded me with this...

    "In God We Trust"

    This is a quote in the U.S's monetary, which we as a nation needs to do. No matter what happens after the election, we need to put our total trust and dependence on Him. There is no such thing as a "perfect" President, man, or human being! Why should we put our total trust in a President, leader, nation, or man? Instead, we should be praying for "them" and focus on what we can do (see dependence on God)...

    "Ask not what your country can do for you, but ask your Heavenly Father what you can do for your country (family, neighborhood, community, city, state, nation, and world)"

    Need Government

    "12 "But when you saw that Nahash king of the Ammonites was moving against you, you said to me, 'No, we want a king to rule over us'-even though the LORD your God was your king. 13 Now here is the king you have chosen, the one you asked for; see, the LORD has set a king over you. 14 If you fear the LORD and serve and obey him and do not rebel against his commands, and if both you and the king who reigns over you follow the LORD your God-good! 15 But if you do not obey the LORD , and if you rebel against his commands, his hand will be against you, as it was against your fathers."-1 Sammuel 12

    Above is part of a story how Israel was provided by a King. I see this as the history (see beginning of 1 Chronicles 5 and chapters after on history of past kings of Israel and Judah, which we can learn a lot from their mistakes and relate to our present current political situation)-the beginning of rulers and authorities (e.g. Presidents, Prime Ministers, etc...) that have led, leads, and will continue to lead nations of this world. However, there is no ruler that is perfect because the only one that has, is, and will always be perfect is Christ our King-for those who acknowledges Him (see personal relationship)

    We do need government to prevent chaos and set order. As a U.S. citizen, we can easily complain how "corrupt" it is in this country. However, one should visit other countries and realize we don't have it all that bad. What happens if we don't have government? Have you ever seen the movies..

    -"Lord of the Flies" (my free essays)
    *read this in school growing-up
    Lord Of The Flies Movie Trailer

    "Ms. Beran 9th Grade English RAFT Project "
    -Postman (starring Kevin Costner) no government after a post nuclear disaster
    The Postman (1997)

    "Starring: Kevin Costner, Will Patton, Olivia Williams Director: Kevin Costner In a post-apocalyptic, totally anarchic America, circa 2013, a defector from the ranks of murderous despot General Bethlehem masquerades as a representative of the good old U.S. Postal Service. But his ruse so delights the weary, oppressed people he meets that it indeed becomes real--and he finds ..."

    RNC Welcoming Committee
    *made news during first week of September (see GoodnewsMinnesota: Politics)
    "...12. Who are you? How do you operate? What do you do?
    We are a group of Twin Cities residents facilitating resistance to the 2008 Republican National Convention. Fed up with our dysfunctional and oppressive social system, we are organizing for a world of justice, equality, and direct democracy. We all agree on our Points of Unity. We operate by consensus, and our activities are planned and executed collectively. As anarchists and anti-authoritarians, we�re very diverse. We�re often portrayed as mindlessly destructive but, in contrast to our critics, we recognize that the power for positive change lies directly in our hands, and not in the hands of an elite few...."

    1. Romans 13:1
    [ Submission to the Authorities ] Everyone must submit himself to the governing authorities, for there is no authority except that which God has established. The authorities that exist have been established by God.
    2. Hebrews 13:17
    Obey your leaders and submit to their authority. They keep watch over you as men who must give an account. Obey them so that their work will be a joy, not a burden, for that would be of no advantage to you.
    3. 1 Peter 2:13
    [ Submission to Rulers and Masters ] Submit yourselves for the Lord's sake to every authority instituted among men: whether to the king, as the supreme authority,

    "Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God."-Psalm 20:7

    Yes, the "Church" (both Catholic and Protestants) have their "mistakes" too, which is why we need to Full Rely On God by having Jesus be Lord of your life!...think that's one-sided or too "conservative" for you? Well, being not selfish is part of the Christian walk!

    There is a separation of "church and state" (religious tolerance), but their will never be a disection or they can't take away what's in your heart-God! As the nation battles on this issue, let's not forget about our (nation and world's) history when we do eliminate God completely from out nation (e.g. remember 9/11!) If you already got Jesus in your heart, you can be a "light" to the politicians in government-"marketplace"

    How? We'll look in the Bible of the many "politicians":

    -Moses (Exodus 7:7 "rubbed shoulders with the Pharaoh), who was involved with the Egyptian "elite" before finding his true "Hebrew" identity
    -King David (2 Sammuel)

    *see Bible

    more.....(Bible and Liberal Arts: under "sociology")

    Q: Did you know that Billy Graham, evangelist, was an adviser to some U.S. Presidents?
    A: "Just As I Am", an autobiography of Mr. Graham shares stories of 9 U.S. Presidents he served as a "spiritual adviser"

    Need the Lord's help in the political arena?

    "Heavenly Father, I invite you to be the Lord of my life in the work you given me in government/politics. I can't do it without you, so I as you Jesus to be Lord of my workplace. In Jesus name...Amen!"

    *David's prayer in Psalm 26

    "Vindicate me, O Lord, for I have led a blameless life...redeem me and be merciful to me. My feet stand on level ground; in the great assembly I will praise the Lord"

    Separation of Church/Religion and State

    This has been an on-going issues, which folks have told me that it started when they banned prayer from schools and now they are going too far. Now you wonder why 9/11 might have happened!

    As a Christian, there are many political issues that we may disagree with, but we have to be careful to not get too emotional and lose that focus to love one another. I see many protesting going on when it comes to various issues that Christians disagree with. Some issues, we somewhat get pressured to agree with to avoid any offense...

    "11Dear friends, I urge you, as aliens and strangers in the world, to abstain from sinful desires, which war against your soul. 12Live such good lives among the pagans that, though they accuse you of doing wrong, they may see your good deeds and glorify God on the day he visits us."-1 Peter 2:11

    There are times we need to be bold (with the help of the Holy Spirit) and not leave our ground in faith.

    *Special E-Mail Forward*

    From : Cunningham
    To : "GEORGE
    Subject : Fw: Fw: Excellent: ACLU and crosses on Federal property
    Sent : Saturday, November 22, 2003 1:33 PM

    Did you see in the news last week where the A C L U doesn't want any crosses on any Federal property? Well duh......... (Scroll Down)

    Cemetery Crosses
    (I believe this is the Arlington National Cemetery, please correct me if I'm wrong)

    Let them try and remove these!! What are these people thinking?? At what point do we say, enough is enough? Please pass this on to as many people possible as quickly as you can even if you normally don't do this type of thing. Some messages just need to be forwarded and this is most certainly one of them. Please take the time.

    Related Resources:

  • One Nation, article in One Voice (christian community herald) that publicized an article (CBN-see article) on the "very rich and substantial Judeo-Christian heritage" in our nation's capitol. It was a project called "God in the Temples of Government":
    -Organization of American States bldg has a statue of prophet Daniel
    -Daughters of the American Revolution bldg has Proverbs 22:28 quoted

    ...more pictures on Human Events Online

    Can't Stereotype or Prejudge

    After watching the 2004 Campaign and Elections, I noticed how people can get "overboard" (e.g. my housemate chose to put a "Bush/Chenney" sign in our front yard, which was ripped the weekend before the elections) and "too emotional" into it. If you label yourself with one of the parties, you automatically get "categorized" or "stereotype". That is why I didn't affiliate myself with either party because I don't totally believe with all the issues of any of the parties. You might be automatically labeled "negatively". I hear this example use a lot: When I say I like "ice cream", what picture comes to your mind...chocolate, mint, on a dish or a cone, etc...It can be many things depending on the "eye of the beholder" or "your personal experience". The same goes with either political parties. I was chatting with someone last night (Friday, November 5th) at a local coffee shop. He told me how his sister hates "Bush". I asked him why would she hater him? He began to share about the organge poison gas issue from the Persian Gulf War, which U.S. Soldiers were lied/decieved by their upper authorities (e.g. Bush). Well, one of these soldiers is the husband of my friend's sister. This explains why he and his wife hates "Bush". A "Republican" who is for "moral issues and values" may label this soldier one who doesn't value "moral issues or values" of the Republican Party. This individual "Republican" may not understand automatically why this individual "hates Bush" until he/she hears their story. Instead of jumping to conclusions of individuals, we need to understand where they are coming from. It's an example of racism, in which people stereotype or "prejudge" a person before they get a chance to know the individual.

    "Government Citizens!": Pray for Our Leaders

    Instead of complaining and ridiculing these politicians, pray for them! Then ask God what can you do to play a part in making our local community, state, nation, or world better? Just like John F. Kennedy's famous challenge (inagural) speech, "And so, my fellow Americans, ask not what your country can do for you; ask what you can do for your country..." in January 20th, 1961

    Yes, we need to submit to "governmental" authorities (Romans 13:1-7), so we need to make sure we submit to those that are "right with God".

  • Presidential Prayer Team, U.S. President needs your prayers!
  • "7 "Now, O LORD my God, you have made your servant king in place of my father David. But I am only a little child and do not know how to carry out my duties. 8 Your servant is here among the people you have chosen, a great people, too numerous to count or number. 9 So give your servant a discerning heart to govern your people and to distinguish between right and wrong. For who is able to govern this great people of yours?"-1 Kings 3

    Also, we need to pray for the President's Administration Team and Leaders's (local, state, and national level) Advisers overall:

    1 Kings 4

    Solomon's Officials and Governors

    "1 So King Solomon ruled over all Israel. 2 And these were his chief officials:

    Azariah son of Zadok-the priest;
    3 Elihoreph and Ahijah, sons of Shisha-secretaries;
    Jehoshaphat son of Ahilud-recorder;
    4 Benaiah son of Jehoiada-commander in chief;
    Zadok and Abiathar-priests;
    5 Azariah son of Nathan-in charge of the district officers;
    Zabud son of Nathan-a priest and personal adviser to the king;
    6 Ahishar-in charge of the palace;
    Adoniram son of Abda-in charge of forced labor.

    7 Solomon also had twelve district governors over all Israel, who supplied provisions for the king and the royal household. Each one had to provide supplies for one month in the year."


    6 For to us a child is born,
    to us a son is given,
    and the government will be on his shoulders.
    And he will be called
    Wonderful Counselor, [b] Mighty God,
    Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace"-Isaiah 9


    1998 - Enemy of the State - Trailer

    "Robert dean is a mild-mannered lawyer who works in Washington D.C. He is on the trail of a kingpin named Pintero. Meanwhile, a politician named Thomas Reynolds is negotiating with Congressman Phillip Hammerson about a new surveillance system with satellites. But, Hammerson declines, that is when Reynolds had Hammerson killed, but this murder was caught on tape, and this person was being chased by Reynolds' team of NSA agents, the guy must ditch the tape, so he plants it on Dean (unbeknownst to Dean). Then, the NSA decides to get into Dean's life. That is when Dean's life began to fall apart all around him, with his wife and job both gone. Dean wants to find out what is going on. Then, he meets a man named "Brill" who tells him that Dean has something that the government wants. Thta is when Dean and Brill formulate a plan to get Dean's life back and turn the Tables on Reynolds. "

    Enemy of the State (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    " a 1998 spy film about a group of rogue NSA agents who kill a Congressman in a political-related murder, and then try to cover up the murder by destroying evidence and intimidating witnesses..."

    The Good Shepherd Trailer

    "trailer from the movie "The Good Shepherd", released on the official website "
    *see GoodnewsEverybody: Latino-Cuban
    Related Sites:
    The Good Shepherd (2006), from
    "More of a character study of Edward Wilson (played in stolid, very serious fashion by MATT DAMON) than a straightforward spy yarn, it manages to hold the interest even though it uses the flashback method of storytelling that is apt to confuse a viewer if it isn't done well. But here again, there is a flaw--it covers a span of twenty or more years but the aging of the central character is never quite convincing enough. Damon never looks that much older than his grown son--whereas a few gray hairs might have helped considerably. As his grown son, EDDIE REDMAYNE does reasonably well as the man seeking his father's approval." The Good Shepherd (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    " a 2006 spy film directed by Robert De Niro and starring Matt Damon and Angelina Jolie, with an extensive supporting cast. Although it is a fictional film loosely based on real events, it is advertised as telling the untold story of the birth of counter-intelligence in the Central Intelligence Agency. It is a Morgan Creek Productions film distributed by Universal Pictures. The film's main character, Edward Wilson (portrayed by Matt Damon), is loosely based on James Jesus Angleton and Richard M. Bissell.[citation needed] William Hurt's character, Phillip Allen, is largely based on Allen Dulles,[citation needed] while General Bill Sullivan, played by Robert De Niro, is loosely based on Major General William Joseph Donovan....
    ...The timeline moves to post-war Berlin, where the Allies and the Soviets, in a race for technological superiority, are vying to recruit as many German scientists as possible. Edward encounters his Soviet counterpart, codenamed "Ulysses", who praises Edward as a formidable adversary. Edward interviews potential German informants with the aid of a female interpreter, Hanna Schiller (Martina Gedeck), who wears a hearing aid. When Edward makes a rare phone call home, he inadvertently learns from his young son, Edward, Jr., that Clover is seeing another man. After the phone call, Hanna enters Edward's office and invites him to her house. After cooking dinner, she asks him to stay, and they end up having sex. Afterwards, Edward realizes that Hanna can hear him without the use of her hearing aid, exposing her as a Soviet operative who has infiltrated OSS activities. Edward has Hanna killed and notifies Ulysses by having her hearing aid planted into his tea pot..."

    James Jesus Angleton From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    "...the "mother" of today's CIA for his deep role in its formation and operations.
    Angleton is notable for both his long tenure as the CIA's foremost "spy catcher" (as Chief of Counter-Intelligence), but also his being deceived by a Soviet spy, Kim Philby. When Philby's close associates in Britain's Most Secret Services, MacLean and Burgess, defected, it was immediately clear that Philby had staged a massive and unprecedented long-term espionage ring in both the US and the U.K, directly under the noses of the finest minds in Counter-Intelligence available, including Angleton. Angleton's faith in his abilities was deeply shaken by how Philby had so successfully fooled him for so long; from that point on he was best known for his exceptional and relentless sensitivity to any sign of further moles within the CIA....
    According to former CIA officer Robert Baer: "Angleton was truly a bit of a lunatic. He fancied himself as a serious poet. He was half-Mexican [via his mother], very tall and gangly, a raconteur who could stay up all night talking. In fact, he fairly well destroyed the CIA single-handedly because of his paranoia....
    Early life
    ...was born in Boise, Idaho to Carmen Mercedes Moreno. His father, James Hugh Angleton, was a cavalry officer who owned the NCR franchise in pre-war Italy, and later joined the Office of Strategic Services (OSS). His parents met in Mexico while his father was serving under General John "Black Jack" Pershing. His mother was renowned in Mexico's high society for her> CIA career
    CIA recruited him shortly before its formation, and he continued his counter-intelligence activities there, first returning to Rome and his previous counter-intelligence position, where the knowledge of cryptography he had obtained from Ultra is said to have served him well. He turned his attentions to the KGB and the Soviet nuclear weapons program with its probable reliance on technology leaked from the American Manhattan Project....
    Rise in influence in the CIA
    Beginning in 1951 Angleton was responsible for cooperation with Israel's Mossad and Shin Bet agencies, a relationship he managed closely for virtually the remainder of his career. It has been claimed that, in this capacity, Angleton directed CIA assistance to the Israeli nuclear weapons program (See Samuel Katz, Soldier Spies, 1992)..

    *see the movie "Munich" (2006 by Speilberg)=>GoodnewsEverybody: MiddleEast-Israelite
    William Colby From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    ... (January 4, 1920 – April 27, 1996) spent a career in intelligence for the United States, culminating in holding the post of Director of Central Intelligence (DCI) from September, 1973, to January, 1976.
    During World War II Colby served with the Office of Strategic Services. After the war he joined the newly created CIA. Before and during the Vietnam War, Colby served as Chief of Station in Saigon, Chief of CIA's Far East Division, and head of the Civil Operations and Rural Development effort; he was responsible for the Phoenix Program. After Vietnam, Colby became Director of Central Intelligence and during his tenure revealed a large amount of information about U.S. intelligence activities to the Church Committee. Colby served as DCI under President Richard Nixon and President Gerald Ford and was replaced by future President George H.W. Bush on January 30, 1976...
    Early life and family
    was born in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1920...
    Central Intelligence Agency
    Colby then spent much of the 1950s based in Rome, where he led the Agency's covert political operations campaign to support anti-Communist parties in their electoral contests against left wing, Soviet Union-associated parties. The Christian Democrat and allied parties won several key elections in the 1950s, preventing a takeover by the Communist Party....
    On Saturday, April 27, 1996, Colby died in an apparent boating accident near his home in Rock Point, Maryland, although his body was actually found, underwater, on Monday, May 6, 1996. The subsequent inquest found that he died from drowning and hypothermia after collapsing from a heart attack or stroke and falling out of his canoe, and there was no further investigation.
    [edit] Theories about death
    Although the inquest into Colby's death found he had died of natural causes, there were some suspicious circumstances: he rarely went canoeing at night; he had not spoken to his wife of any plans to go canoeing; his house was unlocked, with the radio and computer on and the remains of a meal on the table; there was no sign of the life-jacket his friends said he usually wore; and his body was found approximately 20 yards (18 m) from the canoe (itself found 100 yards (91 m) from the house) after the area had been thoroughly searched several times. Several allegations that Colby was murdered have been made:..

    *met him during a conference (see Hmong Youth Leadership Confrence in Washington D.C.) less than a month prior!


  • Rendition , official site

  • Rendition Trailer TRUE-HD Official

    Rendition (film) From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    "It centers on the controversial CIA practice of extraordinary rendition, and is based on the true story of Khalid El-Masri who was mistaken for Khalid al-Masri. The movie also has similarities to the case of Maher Arar...."
    When a Single Story Has a Thousand Sides Article Tools Sponsored By By A. O. SCOTT Published: October 19, 2007 (
    "...Everyone in the movie, that is, receives a sympathetic hearing. The North African police chief who supervises the beating and water-boarding of an innocent prisoner, the American intelligence official who puts the prisoner into the torturer’s hands, the senator who hesitates to intervene. They may be villains, but they see their actions as justified, something they have in common with the conscience-stricken Central Intelligence Agency analyst and the reluctant jihadist who are their adversaries. ..."

    More stories...

    Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee tells his story

    "Since January 2002, the US has released just over 260 prisoners from Guantanamo Bay. One of them is Moazzam Begg, a British national who grew up in Birmingham. Since his release, he's been campaigning for the release of other prisoners and has written a book about his own experiences. "
    Guantanamo Bay interrogation video released - 15 July 08, from
    "...In the video, a Canadian Security Intelligence Services agent is shown grilling Omar Khadr in 2003, when he was 15. The video shows him weeping, his face buried in his hands. Khadr also tells his captors he's been tortured. The Canadian citizen is accused of throwing a grenade that killed a US soldier during a 2002 firefight in Afghanistan. Al Jazeera's Dan Nolan tells the story."
    Guantanamo Bay The Truth, from
    "Media Coursework Production, Truth about guantanamo bay."
    Khalid El-Masri From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    " (born June 29, 1963) is a German citizen who was detained, flown to Afghanistan, interrogated and allegedly tortured by the CIA for several months as a part of the War on Terror. Afterwards he was released. This extrajudicial detention was apparently due to a misunderstanding that arose concerning the similarity of the spelling of El-Masri's name with the spelling of suspected terrorist al-Masri[3] (the names are spelled the same way when using Arabic script).
    El-Masri was born in Kuwait to Lebanese parents. He grew up in Lebanon. He based his application for asylum on his membership in "al-Tawhid".[4] He was granted asylum, and in 1994 he obtained German citizenship through previous marriage with a German woman. In 1996, he married a fellow Lebanese and has several children.[1]...
    Afghanistan detention
    El-Masri wrote in the Los Angeles Times that, while held in Afghanistan, he was beaten and repeatedly interrogated. He has also claimed that he was sodomized.[3] He was kept in a bare, squalid cell, given only meager rations to eat and putrid water to drink. In February, CIA officers in Kabul began to suspect his passport was genuine. The passport was sent to the CIA headquarters in Langley where in March the CIA's Office of Technical Services concluded it was indeed genuine. Discussion over what to do with El-Masri included secretly transporting him back to Republic of Macedonia, without informing German authorities, dumping him, and denying any claims he made. In the end they did inform the German government, without apologizing, and were able to persuade the Germans to remain silent.[...


  • CIA destroyed 12 harsh interrogation tape By DEVLIN BARRETT, Associated Press Writer Devlin Barrett, Associated Press Writer – 1 hr 6 mins ago (Friday, March 6th 2009

  • "WASHINGTON – The CIA destroyed a dozen videotapes of harsh interrogations of terror suspects, according to documents filed Friday in a lawsuit over the government's treatment of detainees. The 12 tapes were part of a larger collection of 92 videotapes of terror suspects that the CIA destroyed. The extent of the tape destruction was disclosed through a suit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union against the government.
    Heavily redacted papers filed in the case indicate a dozen destroyed tapes show so-called "enhanced interrogation techniques."
    The CIA's enhanced interrogation methods are secret, but they once included waterboarding, which simulates drowning.
    As part of the Bush administration's response to the 2001 terror attacks, the CIA held fewer than 100 prisoners at secret sites and used harsh interrogation methods on about one-third of them, according to agency officials. Former CIA director Michael Hayden has acknowledged that waterboarding was used on three suspects.
    The ACLU's lawsuit on detainee treatment has been on hold while a separate criminal investigation was conducted into the destruction of the tapes.
    The criminal investigation includes interrogations of al-Qaida lieutenant Abu Zubaydah and another top al-Qaida leader. Tapes of those interrogations were destroyed, in part, the Bush administration said, to protect the identities of the government questioners at a time the Justice Department was debating whether or not the tactics used during the interrogations were legal.
    That probe is now winding down, and government lawyers signaled earlier this week that they would begin providing some of the answers the ACLU had been seeking.
    Government lawyers say they will provide a further accounting of other records relating to the tapes later this month.
    The documents offered Friday were mostly redacted. A list of the tapes is almost completely blacked out.
    ACLU lawyer Amrit Singh criticized the government for "needlessly withholding information about these tapes from the public, despite the fact that the CIAs use of torture — including — is no secret."
    In his first week as president, Barack Obama signed an order prohibiting the CIA from using coercive interrogation techniques that already are banned by the Pentagon. He also ordered the closing of secret CIA "black site" prisons abroad where terror suspects have been held."



  • "...# There are believed to be at least 11 'secret' detention locations used since September 2001. They are/were CIA facilities in Afghanistan, Guantanamo, Poland, Romania, and Jordan, detention facilities in Alizai, Kohat and Peshawar in Pakistan, a facility on the U.S. Naval Base on the island of Diego-Garcia, and detentions of prisoners on U.S. ships, particularly the USS Peleliu and USS Bataan..."
    The Facts About Guantanamo Bay

    "Brian Walsh talks about Guantanamo Bay"
  • Facts about Guantanamo Bay, from

  • "...The United States does not wish to hold anyone longer than absolutely necessary. Detainees held by the Department of Defense are screened thoroughly, beginning at the point of capture, and later at the theater detention facilities, and their individual cases are reviewed periodically thereafter. These processes are designed to ensure we only hold those who pose a continuing threat. Once at Guantanamo Bay, each detainee has his status regularly reviewed by a military panel.
    Who is being held at Guantanamo Bay?
    Of the more than 10,000 combatants who have been in Coalition custody or control, only a small number have been sent to Guantanamo Bay.
    Approximately 490 detainees remain at Guantanamo, and more than 267 have been released or transferred.
    The detainees brought to Guantanamo Bay were captured waging war against us or actively supporting Al Qaida or the Taliban or both. More than 700 of these men were so dangerous that they could not be safely detained in Afghanistan. These combatants included terrorist trainers, bomb makers, recruiters and facilitators, terrorist financiers, bodyguards for Usama Bin Laden, and potential suicide bombers.
    Specific examples include: · An Al-Qaida explosives trainer who gave information on the- assassination of northern alliance leader Masood and on Al-Qaida's use of mines.
    · A member of a terrorist cell in Afghanistan that targeted civilians, especially journalists and foreign aid workers, and was responsible for a grenade attack on a foreign journalist's car.
    · An Al-Qaida member who designed a prototype shoe bomb for destroying airplanes and a magnetic mine for attacking ships.
    · A trainer in the use of explosives who worked on a plan to use cell phones to detonate bombs.
    What has been learned from their interrogations?
    Through interrogations of detainees, the coalition has learned about Al Qaida and Taliban recruitment and how they form terrorist cells. We have learned how they communicate, train, raise funds, and travel.
    Ultimately, the coalition will win the global war on terror through information. Information allows us to prevent future attacks and protect innocent lives. Intelligence operations have saved the lives of coalition forces and innocent civilians. ...

    Recommended Resources


    Morris: All American City Finalist in Atlanta

    6 years ago when I was an RA and an MCSA Rep my junior year, I started to get more involved with student politics. I helped lobbied for the now RFC, which I talked one and one with now Mayor of St. Paul Randy Kelly; back then, he was one of the Minnesota State Legislature. The RFC came about after I graduated, but the work towards getting it paid off as I'm a active member now. I would not imagine going to Atlanta with 14 members from the Morris community to share about the RFC in front of 12 judges (mayor, political figures, etc...)

    I went on a 4 day conference type competition representing Morris for All American City in 2004. I was representing the cultural diversity aspect of my community, along with the church population. I witnessed many opportunities where God or the faith-religious aspect played a part on this 4-day trip:

    Wednesday, June 9th: I had an opportunity to share my faith with the hotel fitness cleaner/janitor (AJ) the first night. I told him that God can use (see purpose) us anywhere, and how He has used me working at a group home for developmentaly disabled/physically challenged adults-if we ask Him! AJ seem very interested, so I told him that God can use him here. I told him that the Bible can be a good guidance and he asked me, "where should I start reading?". Like many people asking where to start, I told him to read the Book of John.

    Thursday, June 11th: During the Civic Fair part of the event (see), they had various represented cities do a performance (jazz band with drumming, Jamaican music to Beetles' "Yesterday", and various dancing from different parts of the country). One that sticked out was the group from Springfield, Ohio; they had a church choir sing "Kick the devil out of the City". It was a very soul-filling gospel music! I thought this was an awesome part of the Civic Fair, which was a seed planter of faith that the church community is part of the backbone (e.g. Chris Rock mentioned this in his movie) of the community.

    Sunday, June 13th 2004-Worship Service (same as the atlanta trip website) I woke-up early on Sunday morning hoping to attend the famous Ebenezzer Baptist Church (service start @8am) , where Martin Luther King Jr. attended. Five years ago, I had an opportunity to visit here during a Impact Conference. I was too tired to get up as I was up till 2am packing after last nights adventure around town. I got up around 7:45am and ended up going to a nearby church service. In fact, I found this when I was touring the surrounding area earlier. It was a storefront church called "Universal Church: Stop Suffering Center" (205 Peachtree St.) 1.800.704.0194, located across the Westin Plaza. I made it in time (@9:15a) to see most of the service-45 of the 60 minutes. I was hoping to experience a happening' holly rollers service with some wake-up gospel music, but there was none in the vicinity of the Marriot (There was a Catholic Church and a Methodist Church started @11am a couple blocks from the hotel). I was able to hear part of the message that I missed, he talked about Harriet Tubman, famous African-American Women known for the Undeground Railroad. I felt the message was very life applicable-"What are you willing to sacrifice (time, money, bad friends-influences, materialism, etc...things that may distract you from your focus on growing in your relationship with God) to get your prayers answered (my interpretation of the sermon). After the service, there was another one-in Spanish. I then went back to the hotel to meet the others by 11:45am to ride the transit to the airport.

    ...more of Atlanta 2004 Trip Report

    Throughout the trip in Atlanta, my group from the Morris Team witnessed many beggars asking for money. I told a sister in Christ that the Bible mentions "Silver or Gold I don't have, but I have Jesus", which many of them need. However, the church not only needs to share Jesus, we need to show how Jesus would help them get back on their feet. "We can give a man a fish that will last them a day, but if we teach them how to fish-it'll last them a lifetime!". I hope the churches of all our communities can live by this principle in making our community more of an "all heavenly-city"; not just an "all-american city"!

    Despite not winning the ten finalist of 30 All American City Finalist, I was well pleased to get to know the various leaders of the Morris Team. I pray that this is just the beginning of a continuing growing relationship building of our community to work together and that "we would hold each other up" (saying encouragement from Dave Johnson, who critique our presentation) to this! This trip made me want to seek God more on how I and the church can be used more effectively in our communities-partnering in our common vision with others to make a difference in our different ways to do so.

    Please keep these public officials in prayer:

    Carol Wilcox-Mayor of Morris
    Stevens County Commissioners
    Terry Westrom-State Representative of District 11A
    Dallas Sams-State Senator of District 11

    "Meet the Candidates"
    (local/state/national/ representative, county commisioners)
    will be at the AMerican Legion on:
    Thursday, October 14th @7pm
    American Legion (on W. 5th St./Hwy 28 by Casey's)
    Sponsored by: American Vets

    Local Morris 2004 Election (SAMPLE) Ballot: Candidates
    Vote Smart: Local Candidate Biography

    Cy Thao-State Representative (UMM Alumn 93')

    (Goodnews Minnesota: Politics)

    Keep the following officials in prayer:
    -Tim Pawlenty-Governor
    Government Cabinet Level Departments Minnesota Judicial Branch, courts
    Minnesota Court of Appeals

    -Norm Coleman, U.S. Senator (former St. Paul Mayor, who I met in person when he came over to my social studies class back in Harding Senior High School during Spring of 1995)

    Letter of encouragment on Tuesday, January 24th of 2006:

    "Dear Honorable U.S. Senator Norm Coleman,

    I just wanted to e-mail you an encouragement to keep up the good work in the federal level you are in. As a former St. Paul (move to Morris after graduating from UMM in 1999) resident, it's been awesome to see you grow in your influence from a local to global level. I remember when I first met you in person-back in 1995 when you visited my social studies class at St. Paul Harding Senior High. I was very quiet back then, but did listen to your awesome vision for our city; which came true!

    I'm currently living in Morris, MN where I feel God has put me to make a difference. I just want to let you know I'll be praying for you as you make in impact for our state and the world. Keep up the good work as God leads you to fulfill the plan (Jeremiah 29:11) He destined for you and the people He has you to influence....

    Proud Minnesota/former St. Paul resident,

    Career/Job Opportunities

  • Serve Minnesota-Americorps

  • *UMM Connection-Tim (worked with at Divine House, Inc. in 2005)


  • Chaska School Board of Education: District 112, Carlos Gallego of Carver County-UofM Extension Service (Carver County-4H, newsletter, etc..)


  • Progressive Minnesota, Hmong connection-Nicoly Ly, UMM Alumn 02'
  • Evangelism

    Aug. 7-8 Saturday-Sunday

    Twin Cities Luis Palau Festival

    At the State Capitol. Twin Cities Christians, join the Luis Palau Evangelistic Association in praying for a mighty harvest of souls to be reached through this event. Invite friends & family. Join us at the Capitol in St. Paul. 952-929-1421.

    Law Enforcement


    "Minneapolis Police EXPOSED- KKK affiliations-FBI Co- Intel Pro affiliations (MN Police have strong lineage to the Chicago Cook County Police who tortured mutilated and experimented on blacks as part of FBI Co-Intel Pro operations-*FBI Co-Intel Pro murdered Martin Luther King, Malcolm X, Fred Hampton and other leaders of the civil rights movement), general brutality and corruption, Minneapolis JUDICIAL CORRUPTION targeting blacks, victims of police brutality (that includes all of society in the police state in which we live for those who might otherwise think this is simply a race issue-example-RNC home raids and 1st/ 4th Amendment violations!)and the poor- The Minneapolis police are so notorious they were sued by THEIR OWN BLACK POLICE -for KKK threats against them in their interdepartmental email in boxes-watch the video- AND they have THREATENED VARIOUS BLACK/MUSLIM MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENT WITH RACIAL SLURS AND KKK INSIGNIA!-Watch the Video-...


  • Midwest Chaplains
  • Pray for: Dan Hall-a local church connection involved with this ministry to our state legislatures

    Voting Rights-Privileges

  • Minnesota E-Democracy
  • Minnesota Secretary of State, voter registration card!

  • *Pre-Register by Oct. 12th for the general election on Nov 2nd
  • Redeem the Vote, non-partisan, non profit organization

    (GoodnewsUSA: Politics)

    "In God We Trust"
    in our nation's monetary
    Commit to Pray (map of prayer warriors)


  • Firt Gov: Agencies A-Z
  • -CIA

  • Ex-CIA terrorism analyst charged with classified leaks By Laura Rozen | The Envoy – Mon, Jan 23, 2012

  • "The Justice Department has charged a former CIA counter-terrorism analyst with revealing classified information to journalists, including the identity of a covert U.S. intelligence interrogator.
    "John Kiriakou, a CIA intelligence officer from 1999 to 2004, illegally divulged information about two CIA employees and their involvement in classified operations between 2007 and 2009, the Justice Department said in a statement," CNN reported.
    Kiriakou, 47, is being charged on two counts of violating the Espionage Act and one count of violating the Intelligence Identities Protect Act, "for allegedly illegally disclosing the identity of a covert officer," the Justice Department statement said, according to CNN. The covert officer whose identity was allegedly divulged was described in this report.
    Kiriakou made headlines when he claimed in a 2007 interview that the controversial simulated drowning interrogation technique known as "water-boarding" had gotten a senior al-Qaida operative to break in 35 seconds.
    "From that day on, he answered every question," Kiriakou told ABC News' Brian Ross in December 2007, referring to Abu Zubaydah. "The threat information he provided disrupted a number of attacks, maybe dozens of attacks."
    But formerly classified Justice Department memos released in 2009 showed that Zubaydah was in fact subjected to water-boarding 83 times in August 2002, as first noted by the New York Times. And it further emerged that Kiriakou was not actually present during the water-boarding of Zubaydah, as he implied. The controversial interrogation technique has since been banned by the Obama administration.
    "In return for the secrecy we need to do our work, the American people and our elected representatives expect us to uphold our nation's laws and values," CIA Director David Petraeus said in a statement to CIA employees about the case, that was sent to Yahoo News. While he was unable to discuss the specifics of the case, Petraeus added, he could say, "however, that the CIA fully supported the investigation from the beginning and will continue to do so."
    Kiriakou worked in 2007 as a consultant by ABC News, the New York Times' Brian Stelter reported in 2009. He was hired in 2009 as a deputy investigator to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. He left the committee in March 2011, a Senate source said.
    He was due in court in Alexandria, Virginia Monday afternoon.
    You can read the Justice Department complaint here."


  • "The Myth of A Christian Nation, from Pastor Greg Boyd of Woodland Hills Church

  • *personal site of the local church I attend whenever I visit the cities
    Gregory Boyd on "The Myth of a Christian Nation" Part 1/3

    "Charlie Rose interviews Pastor Gregory Boyd on his book, "The Myth of a Christian Nation: How the Quest for Political Power Is Destroying the Church."
    Although Boyd is no liberal, he lost one-fifth of his congregation when he preached that the church should steer clear of mixing the gospel with a specific political stance.
    Total running time for the 3 parts is 21 minutes. See more great videos at youtube dot com / group / ChristianApologetics"

    Branches of Government

  • American Government: Origins of the Three Branches, from

  • 'Let's take a journey back through time to colonial America where our three branches of government originated. Learn the history behind what governs us today. "
    *see Liberal Arts: Law, Justice, etc..
  • U.S. Courts

  • U.S. Court of Appeals
  • NEWS 10/25/04:
    U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist has "cancer" (prayer request)
  • Biography-, from Legal Information Institute
  • Doctors split on Rehnquist prognosis Surgery may signal aggressive cancer, from MSNBC (The Associated Press Updated: 7:47 a.m. ET Oct. 26, 2004)
  • Rehnquist May Return to Work at Top Court, from CBN

  • *Rehnquist's hospitalization at National Naval Medical Center in suburban Bethesda, Md., gave new prominence to a campaign issue that has been overshadowed by the war on terror. The next president probably will name one or more justices to a court that has been deeply divided in recent years on issues as varied as abortion and the 2000 election itself. President Bush won that after the Supreme Court issued a key 5-4 decision in his favor, with Rehnquist as part of the majority.


    Tim Hawkins - The Government Can

    "See Tims other videos at"

    Current Issues

  • Grassfire's "Friend of the Court" brief supporting keeping the phrase "under God" in our Pledge of Allegiance
  • *an e-mail petition sent 2/6/2004
    Dear friend,

    I have just signed Grassfire's "Friend of the Court" brief supporting keeping the phrase "under God" in our Pledge of Allegiance.

    Grassfire has submitted this official brief to the U.S. Supreme Court on behalf of hundreds of thousands of citizens who support the Pledge. Their goal is to rally 200,000 citizens who want their support of the Pledge noted in the official Supreme Court record of the case.

    With the U.S. Supreme Court set to decide whether or not the phrase "under God" can stay in the Pledge on March 24, signing this important brief gives citizens like us one final opportunity to demonstrate our support for keeping the Pledge as it is.

    I would be honored if you added your name with me to this historic document. It takes just moments, and it is absolutely free:

    Thanks for taking action with me.
    Mr. Randall Buffie

    P.S. After signing, please send this message to as many friends as you can, urging them to follow your lead by signing this brief.

    *see LA: Clinic, Doctors, Hospital, Medical, Physicians, Pre-Med, etc...

    History Channel - America's Secret War 4 of 5

    "History Channel's "History's Mysteries": Mind Control - America's Secret War 4 of 5 US Gov't, CIA & Cold War: Mind control experiments on unknowing/unwilling human guinea pigs by the US Government: NOT crackpot conspiracy theorys but documented facts! "
    *see Health Issues-Depression, Lonely, Sad, etc.. & Issues: Drugs,


  • Food Shortage USA
  • Military


    Who? Bruce E. Layman

    What? Candidate running for 22nd District Congressional
    -Career: Chairman of the Star Group; having International and Nationally acclaimed business ventures with his Collective Marketing Group
    Quote? "It's Time for a Change…and Now is the Time to Vote for a Change… and I am the Right Person to Work for Everyone...I have been called..."
    -"Mr. Layman's strategic marketing campaign, "Just Google My Name," is believed to be the first ever campaign to used in a Political arena and is just another example of his unique understanding of today's emerging technology, America's role in the critical expansion of the global scale of economies and his personal keen understanding of ethnic diversification."
    Contact Info: Citizens for Bruce Layman
    P..O. Box 479
    Owego, New York 13827



    "At this, the administrators and the satraps tried to find grounds for charges against Daniel in his conduct of government affairs, but they were unable to do so. They could find no corruption in him, because he was trustworthy and neither corrupt nor negligent."-Daniel 6:4

    New Alex Jones Fall of the Republic Part 1

    "Fall of the republic Part 1 all Of The Republic is getting rave reviews from those who watched it first on Prison
    *see Issues: Slavery-Labor, Modern, Sex, Financial "Debt", Sin, etc...


    Left Behind 1: (The Movie) Trailer

    "A film about bible prophecies concerning the biblical rapture & the chaos in the world after it occurs. "


  • APJC, October 22nd at U.S. Capitol Mall
  • Law Enforcement

    -Corrupted Police

  • Four Brothers, official movie site

  • "The trailer for the Four Brothers Movie"
    *saw this Jan 09'
    Four Brothers (2005), from
    "Four adopted brothers come to avenge their mother's death at what appears to be a random killing in a grocery store robbery. However, the boy's investigation of the death reveals more nefarious activities involving the one brother's business dealings with a notorious local hoodlum. Two cops, who are trying to solve the case, may also not be what they seem. While a fairly standard tale, their are still several twists and unexpected turns that keeps things interesting.."



  • Info Wars w/Alex Jones

  • *referred by Eric. B. (3/1/09)
  • WallBuilders

  • " an organization dedicated to presenting America's forgotten history and heroes, with an emphasis on the moral, religious, and constitutional foundation on which America was built – a foundation which, in recent years, has been seriously attacked and undermined. In accord with what was so accurately stated by George Washington, we believe that "the propitious [favorable] smiles of heaven can never be expected on a nation which disregards the eternal rules of order and right which heaven itself has ordained."
    *referred by Chris G. (8/29/09)


    -Martial Law

    The Siege Trailer


  • 9-11-01, from GoodnewsUSA
  • Music

    Schoolhouse Rock - Three-Ring Government

    "The 3 branches of the US Government: Executive, Legislative, Judiciary established in the US Constitution on Sept 17, 1787!
    '70s learnin' music video cartoons!
    (below the video, look for a 'VIDEO RESPONSE' to my next Schoolhouse Rock video! :-) "


  • Cryptome

  • *referred by Chris G. (12/7/09)


    Pray for President Bush (2000-2004 Term) through Presidential Prayer Team
    President Bush "Inner Strength"

    "...1Ti 2:1 I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men; 1Ti 2:2 For kings, and for all that are In authority; that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and honesty. 1Ti 2:3 For this is good and acceptable in the sight of God our Savior; Rom 13:1 Let every soul be subject unto the higher powers. For there is no power but of God: the powers that be are ordained of God. Rom 13:2 Whosoever therefore resisteth the power, resisteth the ordinance of God: and they that resist shall receive to themselves damnation. Rom 13:3 For rulers are not a terror to good works, but to the evil. Wilt thou then not be afraid of the power? do that which is good, and thou shalt have praise of the same: Rom 13:4 For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to Execute Wrath upon him that doeth evil. Rom 13:5 Wherefore ye must needs be subject, not only for wrath, but also for conscience sake. Video free download from "LetFreedomRing";in various formats"

    GEORGE WASHINGTON (1789-1797)
    (Member of Vestryman, Pohick Church (Episcopalian)

    �Almighty God, We make our earnest prayer that Thou wilt keep the United States in Thy Holy protection�and that Thou wilt most graciously be pleased to dispose us all to do justice, to love mercy, and to demean ourselves with�Charity, [and] humility�which were the Characteristics of the Divine Author of our blessed Religion. Grant our supplication, we beseech Thee, through Jesus Christ our Lord. Amen.�

    JOHN ADAMS (1797-1801)
    (Member of First Church, Braintree, Massachusetts)

    �I pray Heaven to bestow the best of Blessings on this House and all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof.�

    Forwarded e-mail from Dante, Pennsylvania Christian Leadership Fellowship President


    Government 101 - The American Form of Government Explained

    "Government 101 - The American Form of Government Explained. Five Forms of Government -- Monarchy, Oligarchy, Democracy, Republic, Anarchy. "Republic vs. Democracy" "
    Republic From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    "is a form of government in which the head of state is not a monarch[1] and the people (or at least a part of its people)[2] have an impact on its government.[3][4] The word 'republic' is derived from the Latin phrase res publica which can be translated as "public affairs".
    Both modern and ancient republics vary widely in their ideology and composition. The most common definition of a republic is a state without a monarch.[5] In republics such as the US and France the executive is legitimated both by a constitution and by popular suffrage. In the United States Founding Fathers like James Madison defined republic in terms of representative democracy as opposed to only having direct democracy[6], and this usage is still employed by many viewing themselves as "republicans".[7] In modern political science, republicanism refers to a specific ideology that is based on civic virtue and is considered distinct from ideologies such as liberalism.[8]
    Most often a republic is a sovereign country, but there are also subnational entities that are referred to as republics. For instance the Soviet Union was composed of distinct Soviet Socialist Republics. Article IV of the Constitution of the United States "guarantee[s] to every State in this Union a Republican form of Government....


    Glenn Beck-What is America transitioning into?, from
    The Sickness of Socialism, from
    "Look us up at It is important that Christians pray for our nation, its leaders and the direction of the country. This video gives direction for prayer for the country from National Prayer Ministry or, NPM."


  • Vote-Smart, links to your local candidates' biography

  • *referred from IVCF's forward e-mail on 10/25/04-Awesome resource!-thanks Luke!



  • United Nations

  • United Nations From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    "...The UN was founded in 1945 after World War II to replace the League of Nations, to stop wars between countries and to provide a platform for dialogue...
    The UN was founded as a successor to the League of Nations, which was widely considered to have been ineffective in its role as an international governing body, as it had been unable to prevent World War II. The term "United Nations" was first used by Winston Churchill and Franklin D. Roosevelt,[2] in the 1942 Declaration by United Nations, which united the Allied countries of WWII under the Atlantic Charter, and soon became a term widely used to refer to them. Declarations signed at wartime Allied conferences in 1943 espoused the idea of the UN, and in 1944, representatives of the major Allied powers met to elaborate on the plans at the Dumbarton Oaks Conference.[3] Those and later talks outlined the organization's proposed purposes, membership, organs, and ideals in regards to peace, security, and cooperation.
    On 25 April 1945, the UN Conference on International Organization began in San Francisco, attended by 50 governments and a number of non-governmental organizations involved in drafting the Charter of the United Nations. The UN officially came into existence on 24 October 1945 upon ratification of the Charter by the five permanent members of the Security Council — France, the Republic of China, the Soviet Union, the United Kingdom and the United States — and by a majority of the other 46 signatories. The first meetings of the General Assembly, with 51 nations represented, and the Security Council, took place in London in January 1946.[4]"

    , from Wikipedia
    "Bretton Woods and the Cold War
    In 1945, Roosevelt and Churchill prepared the postwar era by negotiating with Joseph Stalin at Yalta about respective zones of influence; this same year Germany was divided into four occupation zones (Soviet, American, British, and French).
    Harry Dexter White succeeded in getting the Soviet Union to participate in the Bretton Woods conference in 1944, but his goal was frustrated when the Soviet Union would not join the IMF. In the past, the reasons why the Soviet Union chose not to subscribe to the articles by December 1945 have been the subject of speculation. But since the release of relevant Soviet archives, it is now clear that the Soviet calculation was based on the behavior of the parties that had actually expressed their assent to the Bretton Woods Agreements. The extended debates about ratification that had taken place both in the UK and the U.S. were read in Moscow as evidence of the quick disintegration of the wartime alliance.
    Facing the Soviet Union, whose power had also strengthened and whose territorial influence had expanded, the U.S. assumed the role of leader of the capitalist camp. The rise of the postwar U.S. as the world's leading industrial, monetary, and military power was rooted in the fact that the mainland U.S. was untouched by the war, in the instability of the national states in postwar Europe, and the wartime devastation of the Soviet and European economies.
    Despite the economic effort imposed by such a policy, being at the center of the international market gave the U.S. unprecedented freedom of action in pursuing its foreign affairs goals. A trade surplus made it easier to keep armies abroad and to invest outside the U.S., and because other nations could not sustain foreign deployments, the U.S. had the power to decide why, when and how to intervene in global crises. The dollar continued to function as a compass to guide the health of the world economy, and exporting to the U.S. became the primary economic goal of developing or redeveloping economies. This arrangement came to be referred to as the Pax Americana, in analogy to the Pax Britannica of the late 19th century and the Pax Romana of the first. (See Globalism)...
    The U.S. balance of payments crisis (1958–68)
    After the end of World War II, the U.S. held $26 billion in gold reserves, of an estimated total of $40 billion (approx 60%). As world trade increased rapidly through the 1950s, the size of the gold base increased by only a few percent. In 1950, the U.S. balance of payments swung negative. The first U.S. response to the crisis was in the late 1950s when the Eisenhower administration placed import quotas on oil and other restrictions on trade outflows. More drastic measures were proposed, but not acted upon. However, with a mounting recession that began in 1958, this response alone was not sustainable. In 1960, with Kennedy's election, a decade-long effort to maintain the Bretton Woods System at the $35/ounce price was begun.
    The design of the Bretton Woods System was that nations could only enforce gold convertibility on the anchor currency—the United States’ dollar. Gold convertibility enforcement was not required, but instead, allowed. Nations could forgo converting dollars to gold, and instead hold dollars. Rather than full convertibility, it provided a fixed price for sales between central banks. However, there was still an open gold market, 80% of which was traded through London, which issued a morning "gold fix", which was the price of gold on the open market. For the Bretton Woods system to remain workable, it would either have to alter the peg of the dollar to gold, or it would have to maintain the free market price for gold near the $35 per ounce official price. The greater the gap between free market gold prices and central bank gold prices, the greater the temptation to deal with internal economic issues by buying gold at the Bretton Woods price and selling it on the open market...



  • World Bank Group, Wikipedia

  • "...Technically the World Bank is part of the United Nations system, but its governance structure is different: each institution in the World Bank Group is owned by its member governments, which subscribe to its basic share capital, with votes proportional to shareholding. Membership gives certain voting rights that are the same for all countries but there are also additional votes which depend on financial contributions to the organization. The President of the World Bank is nominated by the President of the United States and elected by the Bank's Board of Governors.[2] As of November 1, 2006 the United States held 16.4% of total votes, Japan 7.9%, Germany 4.5%, and France and the United Kingdom each held 4.3%. As changes to the Bank's Charter require an 85% super-majority, the US can block any major change in the Bank's governing structure...
  • International Monetary Fund From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

  • " an international organization that oversees the global financial system by following the macroeconomic policies of its member countries, in particular those with an impact on exchange rates and the balance of payments. It also offers financial and technical assistance to its members, making it an international lender of last resort. Its headquarters are located in Washington, D.C., USA....
    IMF/World Bank support of military dictatorships
    The role of the Bretton Woods institutions has been controversial since the late Cold War period, as the IMF policy makers supported military dictatorships friendly to American and European corporations. Critics also claim that the IMF is generally apathetic or hostile to their views of democracy, human rights, and labor rights. The controversy has helped spark the anti-globalization movement. Arguments in favor of the IMF say that economic stability is a precursor to democracy, however critics highlight various examples in which democratized countries fell after receiving IMF loans.[6]
    In the 60’s, the IMF and the World Bank supported the government of Brazil’s military dictator Castello Branco with tens of millions of dollars of loans and credit that were denied to previous democratically-elected governments.[7]
    Countries that were or are under a Military dictatorship whilst being members of the IMF/World Bank (support from various sources in $ Billion)..."

    New World Order Meeting Final In April, 2009! From: "anonymou Date: Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 05:35 PM Dear Brothers And Sisters In Christ The New World Order meeting final draft will be done in April, 2009! In April, 2009 the New World World will start the new global currency! I have been warning you in e-mails on Godtube for 6 months about the April 2009 U.S. stock markets crash! This crash has to happen for the New World Order to start their new global currency! The New World Order will crash the U.S. stock markets for the crash of the U.S. dollar to start their new global currency to control the world! Be prepared for this Bible prophecy to happen! Everyday we have to pray for Jesus to save as many souls as He can! Time is important to tell everybody about Jesus! That Jesus died for them! Jesus will forgive their sins! Jesus will save their souls before it's too late! The world is moving supernaturally fast for the glory of God to be revealed! 2009 will be the 50th year of the planning of the New World Order's birth! 2009 will be their year to fulfill Bible prophecy! But God and Jesus will move in all the nations in a revival fire meetings and a mighty move of God! Jesus loves us so much! But also He loves the sinner that He died for them! We love the sinner not the sin! I thank Jesus for Godtube letting me preach the everylasting gospel to the nations! Jesus is using Godtube in these last days for His glory! Let Jesus use you on Godtube every way He wants to! I pray in the name of Jesus for the greatest revival of all times on Godtube and in all the nations of the world! Jesus is returning soon! Get your house in order because the time is short! Have a Jesus plan for what you have to do! I love you all in Jesus forever and ever! May God and Jesus bless you all forever and ever! Amen! Shalom! Your Brother In Christ George 'Pinckneyville, Illinois Prophet' Culley

    New World Order (sign of End Times-from "Jesus Freak")

    New World Order... How Close Are We?

    "With the European Union in place all they need to do is connect Mexico USA and Canada called ( nafta ) to complete the New World Order Puzzle..."

    New world order is world government Chapter 1

    "This is a part of Irvin Baxters Entime series level one....Also visit"
    *see Novus Ordo Seclorum
    New world order is world government Chapter 2, from
    "Irvin Baxter continues his teaching with chapter 2 of the new world order chapter 2."
    Modern nations in during the endtimes, from
    "Want to understand prophecy in the bible....irvin baxter talks about the nation today in the bible....also visit"
    *see GoodnewsEverybody: Europe-Germany
    Modern nations in the bible part 4, from
    "Irvin baxter continues in his teaching of endtime sure to check out his other material at"

    New World Order Prophecy Fulfilled Raise of Antichrist #4

    "http://www.saintbirgitta.comrnrnPART #4rnrnNew World Order Prophecy Fulfilled Raise of Antichrist #3rnrnrnNephilim Giants Giant Nibiru Planet X Return of Antichrist Prophecy 2012 Annunaki Reptilian Rephaim Fallen Angels Serpent Alien Aliens Ufo God Jesus Christ End of Days Judgement Judgment Day Armageddon End Times End Time End Days End Day Doomsday Dooms Day"
    Antichrist New World Order 666 Prophecy Mark of The Beast #3, from
    "http://www.saintbirgitta.comrnrnPART #3rnrnAntichrist New World Order 666 Prophecy Mark of The Beast Mind Control Prophecy Fulfilled #4rnrnrnNephilim Giants Giant Nibiru Planet X Return of Antichrist Prophecy 2012 Annunaki Reptilian Rephaim Fallen Angels Serpent Alien Aliens Ufo God Jesus Christ End of Days Judgement Judgment Day Armageddon End Times End Time End Days End Day Doomsday Dooms Day"

    [1/5] People Wake Up NWO isn't Wasting Time ! - Ministry Videos

    "New World Order Strategies for total global control of the masses Who are the New World Order? Find out more by listening to these videos..."
    *see JFK seech on "secret societies" (around 4:00min) ->GoodnewsUSA.Info U.S. Government-Presidents, etc...
    *see V-Chip (around 6:00min) -> LA: Computers-AntiVirus, Homepages, Internet-Online, Softwares, Storage, etc... *see Plan B: World Cleansing though: U.S. Military Coruption (e.g. Iraq around 8:00 min.) War,Famine, Biological, etc.. (around 8:00mn)
    [2/5] People Wake Up NWO isn't Wasting Time ! - Ministry Videos

    "Posted By angela_38645 2 months ago More videos from this user New World Order Strategies for total global control of the masses Who are the New World Order? Find out more by listening to these videos... "
    *"hypocrisy" and "deception" of Media
    *see 5 year plan on Middle East take over GoodnewsUSA Military
    [3/5] People Wake Up NWO isn't Wasting Time ! - Ministry Videos

    *distract people with media, entertainment, sports, etc..
    *see economic strategies
    *see mass depopulation
    *see covert opersations

    [4/5] People Wake Up NWO isn't Wasting Time ! - Ministry Videos
    *depopulation (strategy #11) by innoculation, chemtrails, biological warfare (e.g. anthrax), (strategy #13) :RFID Chip, (strategy #14)-control of money (e.g. mortgages, oil prices, IMF-control of the transaction of $$-example is cell phone #being asked in youtube), 666, etc..

    [5/5] People Wake Up NWO isn't Wasting Time ! - Music Videos

    *see future computerized Korea's Songdo City


    The Fall of the Republic 4/5 Science: Biology, Animals, Biological Warfare, etc...

    Law Enforcement

    The Egyptian Human Rights Dream

    "This is a video taken in an Egyptian police department, an example of the kind of treatment you get as a citizen in your country, and most of all how CORRUPTED the system is.. take a look how this (human?) gets frustrated & humilated just because he's a criminal maybe or even if a murderer,this is the kind of justice you get if you do break the law, and let me tell you, this is really nothing..there are more akward actions. "
    Malaysian Police Demonstrating Brute Force

    "Malaysian police squashed a demonstration Wednesday near the venue of the East Asia Summit, detaining six opposition activists protesting human rights abuses at home as well as in Myanmar and Thailand...
    A victim of Slovakian police brutality

    "A victim of Slovakian police brutality This is Lengyel Krisztián. Attention! Please, don't insult each other, try to have an intelligent conversation! Comment in English! Thank you! Made by: Sal... "
    -Middle East
    Film of police brutality in Iran

    "Film of police brutality in Iran. The clip which was aired on an Iranian opposition satellite channel was captured by a bystander using a mobile phone and smuggled out of Iran "

    Jesus Freak

    Revelation 13 The Beast out of the Sea

    "..1 The dragon[a] stood on the shore of the sea. And I saw a beast coming out of the sea. It had ten horns and seven heads, with ten crowns on its horns, and on each head a blasphemous name. 2 The beast I saw resembled a leopard, but had feet like those of a bear and a mouth like that of a lion. The dragon gave the beast his power and his throne and great authority. 3 One of the heads of the beast seemed to have had a fatal wound, but the fatal wound had been healed. The whole world was filled with wonder and followed the beast. 4 People worshiped the dragon because he had given authority to the beast, and they also worshiped the beast and asked, "Who is like the beast? Who can wage war against it?"

    5 The beast was given a mouth to utter proud words and blasphemies and to exercise its authority for forty-two months. 6 It opened its mouth to blaspheme God, and to slander his name and his dwelling place and those who live in heaven. 7 It was given power to wage war against God’s holy people and to conquer them. And it was given authority over every tribe, people, language and nation. 8 All inhabitants of the earth will worship the beast—all whose names have not been written in the Lamb’s book of life, the Lamb who was slain from the creation of the world.[b] ..

    Countdown To Eternity - Biblical Last Days And The End Times Part 6

    "Countdown to Eternity is a high quality film production, ideal for reaching your unsaved friends and family!
    For a very long time there has not been such an exciting and EFFECTIVE WITNESSING TOOL available to show family, friends and those interested in the important questions and eternal issues. The Countdown to Eternity uses current footage and research to examine and present a provocative look at the signs of the times.
    The Bible is authenticated through the fulfillment of prophecy. No other book can truthfully make the claim of foretelling the future with 100% accuracy. The Bible transcends time and space and stands above all the other books that have ever been written. What does the future hold? Find out for yourself?
    Exciting things are happening! A message of hope and salvation!
    A fascinating look at the biblical signs of the times which indicate Christs Second Coming. Also shows that the Bible has been authenticated through the fulfillment of past prophecy.
    This film is a powerful soul-winning tool that has already won the hearts of thousands of unbelievers and skeptics.
    The Bible lays out mankinds destiny in the last days! Are you prepared?"

    *see Middle Eastern-Israelite of Israel & Christian Life: Belief, Faith, Hope, Trust, etc....



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  • " Schwarzenegger on climate change.."

    Social Issues


    "But Solomon did not make slaves of any of the Israelites; they were his fighting men, his government officials, his officers, his captains, and the commanders of his chariots and charioteers."-1 Kings 9


  • Form of government From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  • -Capitalism
    India\'s Fastest Growing Economy: A Christian Perspective, from


    Nineteen Eighty-Four From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
    " (also 1984), by George Orwell, published in 1949, is a dystopian novel about the totalitarian régime of the Party, an oligarchical collectivist society where life in the Oceanian province of Airstrip One is a world of perpetual war, pervasive government surveillance, public mind control, and the voiding of citizens' rights. In the Ministry of Truth (Minitrue), protagonist Winston Smith is a civil servant responsible for perpetuating the Party's propaganda by revising historical records to render the Party omniscient and always correct, yet his meagre existence disillusions him into rebellion against Big Brother, which leads to his arrest, torture, and conversion.
    As literary science fiction, 1984 is a classic novel of the social science fiction sub-genre, thus, since its publication in 1949, the terms and concepts of Big Brother, doublethink, thoughtcrime, Newspeak, et cetera, became contemporary vernacular, including the adjective Orwellian, denoting George Orwell's writings and totalitarianism as exposited in Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm (1945).[1]..

    END GAME: Official Movie Eugenics pt2

    *see Science: Biology, Animals, Biological Warfare, etc... & LA: Clinic, Doctors, Hospital, Medical, Physicians, Pre-Med, etc...
    The Obama Deception Part 12/12

    "HQ in one piece;
    The Obama Deception is the latest movie from Alex Jones,
    Please support Alex with a subscription if you like this "

    *see USA Presidents: 44th (2009-present) Barack Obama

    E-Mail Forward


  • "... In the year 2008, the Lord came unto Noah,
    who was now living in the United States, and said: "Once again, the earth has become wicked and over -populated, and I see the end of all flesh before me."
    "Build another Ark and save 2 of every living thing along with a few good humans."
    He gave Noah the blueprints, saying: "You have 6 months to build the Ark before I will start the unending rain for 40 days and 40 nights...."

    *see Bible

    " 7 Some trust in chariots and some in horses, but we trust in the name of the LORD our God."-Psalm 20:7


    ( Christian Life: Belief, Faith, Hope, Trust, etc....)

    "The Believers' Prayer

    23On their release, Peter and John went back to their own people and reported all that the chief priests and elders had said to them. 24When they heard this, they raised their voices together in prayer to God. "Sovereign Lord," they said, "you made the heaven and the earth and the sea, and everything in them. 25You spoke by the Holy Spirit through the mouth of your servant, our father David:

    " 'Why do the nations rage
    and the peoples plot in vain?
    26The kings of the earth take their stand
    and the rulers gather together
    against the Lord
    and against his Anointed One.[c]'[d]
    (*Psalm 2)

    " 27Indeed Herod and Pontius Pilate met together with the Gentiles and the people[e] of Israel in this city to conspire against your holy servant Jesus, whom you anointed. 28They did what your power and will had decided beforehand should happen. 29Now, Lord, consider their threats and enable your servants to speak your word with great boldness. 30Stretch out your hand to heal and perform miraculous signs and wonders through the name of your holy servant Jesus." 31After they prayed, the place where they were meeting was shaken. And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and spoke the word of God boldly."-Acts 4

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