Notes for Saturday – April 04, 2015

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A Story of Caution in Today’s Police State, by Lebannen

I have always supported our troops and our first responders. Down deep inside of my conscious, I honestly feel that serving is the greatest form of community involvement. As a fourth generation Army veteran, this is something that I was not only raised to believe but I lived every day. The structure, the camaraderie, and the deep-seeded need to protect others led me to my next chapter– law enforcement. I eventually found myself applying for an agency in my home state. I applied and was accepted for my military experience, high academic standards, sharp appearance, and life maturity; I entered …

Letter Re: The Mark of the Beast and Prepping

Hugh, Yet another person is comparing biometric access to the Biblical Mark of the Beast (MOB). I’m not sure why people are so quick to link any kind of implanted device, RFID, or biometric access to the MOB, but I am fairly certain these people have not actually read the Bible or the associated prophecies: “If anyone worships the beast and his image and receives his mark on the forehead or on the hand, he, too, will drink of the wine of God’s fury, which has been poured full strength into the cup of his wrath.” Revelation 14:9,10 “He causes …

Economics and Investing:

China’s economy just touched the government’s chilling ‘red line’. – H.L. o o o More Unofficial Capital Controls In The US: PFIC Rules. – G.G. o o o Obama supports reduction in military retirement pay. – T.P. o o o DO YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY FUND? 42% of Americans Cant Get Access to $2,000 Without Using Credit

Odds ‘n Sods:

Albuquerque Cop Charged With Two Felonies After Attacking Man, Then Deleting Video Evidence. – T.P. o o o “SIR, I WILL NOT OBEY THAT ORDER.”. – B.B. o o o Bracing for a big power grid attack: ‘One is too many’. The power grid is under attack on average once every four days. – A.W. o o o Elites Push Physician-Assisted Suicide. – B.B. o o o DIY fresh water – free solar soda bottle still easy quick to make . – R.M.