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Happy Feast of Tabernacles, Tovey. Exciting "blood moon" day.

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Submitted by Michael S. (United States), Oct 8, 2014 at 16:50

Hi, Tovey.

Re your Oct 1, 2014 comment, yeah -- you've said it. We live in such a puffed-up generation who think they're gods. They think they "evolved" themselves from apes into what they are; and they imagine that they are continually "evolving" into better and better things. All the while, there's zero difference between the Syraqis of today and the Syraqis of the times of Isaiah.

Goofnuts, all of them.

I got to watch the blood moon eclipse this morning. Sukkot begins tonight. I think I'll set up our big umbrella, and put a chair under it. That should do. I also have a long piece of bamboo, which I can run between two fences and bedeck with corn stalks. Hang some Indian corn here and there, and voila! We're in either the Wilderness, as a reminder, or in the Promised Land, bringing in the sheaves. It's a confusing holiday -- a mix of agricultural and remembrance. I think the two are supposed to be together: As we rejoice in our harvest, we remember from whence we came. Thoroughly Jewish.

My wife went to a women's Bible study the other day. ONe of the women, a close friend of ours, said she "felt" the last "seven years" had begun. Typically female and Charismatic. I won't start counting the seven years, or any seven years, until Turkey and Iran get their butts kicked by Israel.

At the moment, I think Erdogan is too much in helpless la la land to pull off an attack on Israel. It could happen in a few months, though. God said he would "put hooks into the mouth of Gog", and pull him into the battle. The black hole of Syria is probably just that sort of hook. Erdogan seems absolutely bewildered, scatterbrained and frozen. He doesn't know what to do; but I think the Kurds will poke him in the ribs and knock him out of his daydream.

What's the news today, with our red moon Sukkot eclipse?

  1. The Arab Muslims are causing a commontion near the Temple Mount
  2. The Indians and Pakis are having at each other in Kashmir
  3. The Kurds are hotter than hell over Kobane, and making themselves known
  4. Multiple deaths in Yemen: Al Qaeda coming into new strength, I presume, after the Shi'ite surge into Sana'a. The secular veneer has washe away from the US-backed government, and the black flags are unfurling.
  5. ISIS downs a helicopter in Iraq.
  6. Al-Sisi's Egypt is coming out openly in support of Libya-Tobruk. This should be interesting. Turkey is the mainstay of the Jihadis there, able to do its dirty Islamist stuff away from American purview.
  7. Qatar has joined the US coalition to fight ISIL; but it still seems to be up to Jihadi un-good in Libya. In this article, note that Sudan is also mentioned as having an "unclear" position. Sudan and Libya (the Tripoli & Benghazi factions) are "Cush" and probably "Phut" of Ezek. 38-39. We'll see how this pans out. I always wondered how those two would attack Isrel. Would they conquer Egypt first? Not likely today, unless a civil war erupts there. Would they smuggle in weapons and terrorists via Sinai? HIghly likely. Would they send volunteers to fight along Israel's Syrian front with Turkey? (I expect Syria to be divided between the two in the not-so-distant future) Possibly. We'll see.
  8. Iran? Interesting news:

Satellite photos reveal massive damage at suspected Iran nuke facility
After Monday's mysterious blast at secretive Parchin site east of Tehran, images show collapse of some buildings on the site
By Times of Israel staff and AFP October 8, 2014, 9:42 pm

-- http://www.timesofisrael.com/massive-blast-reported-at-suspected-iranian-nuke-facility-2/#ixzz3FaWiS71e
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All this, during a Sukkot blood moon eclipse? It's making me downright astrological. See for yourself:

http://www.timesofisrael.com/massive-blast-reported-at-suspected-iranian-nuke-facility-2/

It looks like a "work accident", in which the Iranians are definitely working on nuclear weapons. I hope that doesn't excape President Obama's notice -- or Hollande's, Cameron's, Merkel's, Putin's and Xi's.

It's all interesting.

Shalom shalom :-)

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Title Commenter Date Thread
The Kurds -- a bit of cheer for Americans [72 words]Michael S.Nov 7, 2014 10:08219209
1US firepower at work -- killing Kurds [115 words]Michael S.Sep 26, 2014 20:31218250
1Containment of an Ideological Fissile Reaction - No One is Safe [310 words]M. ToveyOct 1, 2014 15:39218250
Happy Feast of Tabernacles, Tovey. Exciting "blood moon" day. [671 words]Michael S.Oct 8, 2014 16:50218250
1Greetings at Shmini Atzeret [70 words]M. ToveyOct 14, 2014 19:31218250
News, horror movie, news... choices, choices [534 words]Michael S.Oct 17, 2014 02:50218250
Horrors-Terrors-Yet to Come - Zephaniah et al [342 words]M. ToveyNov 5, 2014 17:22218250
Current world situation: Kurds, Turks, Iranians, Saudis and the Beast [957 words]Michael S.Nov 7, 2014 11:00218250
For the Kurds -If Not the US or UN, Then Who? [339 words]M. ToveyDec 17, 2014 15:29218250
The Beast is here. [1038 words]Michael SDec 18, 2014 09:29218250
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1Might not work [60 words]ShulSep 17, 2014 19:49217997
3Case for Kurdistan [143 words]Charlotte FriedmanSep 16, 2014 18:08217952
Kurdistan Not Possible Under Current World Circumstances [464 words]M. ToveySep 23, 2014 11:25217952
more on Kurdistan [214 words]CharlotteSep 24, 2014 07:06217952
The Middle East Will Not Be Saved Under the Current Circumstances-Kurdistan Notwithstanding [596 words]M. ToveyOct 15, 2014 18:50217952
Karma and Vietnam [604 words]Michael SJan 1, 2015 10:47217952

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