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Does God Influence Elections?

Posted in uncategorized with tags , on November 2, 2020 by andelino

Trump and Biden voters could hardly disagree more fiercely about who must win next Tuesday. America’s presidential election is as hotly contested as it could be.

Many Christians are weighing in. There are people on both sides who say they follow Jesus. So whose side is God on? It’s a fair question.

Donald Trump has the support of many evangelicals and other religious people. He also has a lot of personal faults very contrary to Christian teaching that many people find deeply troubling.

Joe Biden is Catholic, but he supports abortion, same sex marriage and gender ideology that directly contradict biblical teachings, some of which even oppose Catholic doctrine.

There is a lot of pressure right now to get out and vote. But how do you choose? Do you try to identify the more devout man? Do you judge by issues, select who agrees with you on health care, the environment, abortion? If God does prefer a particular candidate, you don’t want to vote against him. But how do you know?

Does God influence the outcomes of elections? Does He care who assumes power over nations? Does He believe in “power of the people”?

Let’s look at the Bible for the answer. We’ll start with one scriptural truth the average voter will have a hard time accepting.

Who really chooses world leaders? Is the ballot truly the ultimate authority in American democracy?

The Prophet Daniel addressed this question. It was in a statement he made to the most powerful of world leaders in his day, Nebuchadnezzar, king of Babylon: “The decision is announced by messengers, the holy ones declare the verdict, so that the living may know that the Most High is sovereign over all kingdoms on earth and gives them to anyone he wishes and sets over them the lowliest of people.” (Daniel 4:17).

The Apostle Paul reiterated this truth in the New Testament, in a letter to church members in Rome, the epicenter of the mighty Roman Empire, even the world, at the time: “Let everyone be subject 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).

Yes, God does influence elections. In fact, every election, every appointment, every coronation, every revolution and coup—in every country and throughout history—God has allowed, or influenced, or orchestrated to the detail.

Ultimately, this presidential election will not be decided by battleground states or mail-in ballots: “The winner will be whom God chooses. That is a fact whether or not people believe it.”

Regarding next week’s election, several factors strongly signal it won’t be America’s left that will remove this man from office.

But it is important to understand the purpose for which God installs one ruler over another. God intervenes to ensure that His prophecies are fulfilled. He intervenes to bless and to curse, based on a people’s obedience to Him. He intervenes to ensure that events lead to His ultimate purpose, to lead all men to repentance, to the truth, and to a relationship with Him (1 Timothy 2:1-4; 2 Peter 3:9).

God certainly does not exalt men to office to encourage looking to a human being for salvation. In fact, He plainly says, “Cursed is the one who trusts in man, who draws strength from mere flesh and whose heart turns away from the Lord” (Jeremiah 17:5). Many voters are vesting messianic confidence in America’s president. However, the idea that a Trump victory would lead to a lasting American ascendancy overlooks the grievous national sins for which God is chastising America, and the prophecies of even worse punishment to come in the absence of national repentance.

Politicians make grandiose promises, contrive great plans, and frame elaborate policies, convinced of their own preeminence. Here is how the supreme Creator God describes their schemes: “Why do the nations conspire and the peoples plot in vain? The kings of the earth rise up and the rulers band together against the Lord and against his anointed, saying.” (Psalm 2:1-2)

And how does God then respond? In verse 4 it says “The One enthroned in heaven laughs; the Lord scoffs at them.” In verse 9-11 He says “You will break them with a rod of iron; you will dash them to pieces like pottery. Therefore, you kings, be wise; be warned, you rulers of the earth. Serve the Lord with fear and celebrate his rule with trembling.”

God would shower favor and blessings on the nation that truly recognized its indebtedness to Him and set its hearts to obey Him. But when it doesn’t, His judgment is rightfully severe.

Isaiah 40:15 proclaims “Surely the nations are like a drop in a bucket; they are regarded as dust on the scales; he weighs the islands as though they were fine dust.” Verse 17 “Before him all the nations are as nothing; they are regarded by him as worthless and less than nothing.”

Verse 23-24 “He brings princes to naught and reduces the rulers of this world to nothing. No sooner are they planted, no sooner are they own, no sooner do they take root in the ground, than he blows on them and they wither, and a whirlwind sweeps them away like chaff.”

Such warnings put the wrangling over next week’s election in perspective. We would all be wise to heed this mighty Being who sets up and removes kings, who exalts and wrecks nations (Daniel 2:21).

Most people don’t realize it, but the gospel message of Jesus Christ was, at its heart, about this very subject. Christ announced the soon-coming destruction of all human, imperfect, ill-devised governments, to be superseded by one world-ruling kingdom under God the Father. “The time has come, He said. The kingdom of God has come near. Repent and believe the good news” (Mark 1:15).

Yes, very soon God will strip all power from the kingdoms of this world. “In the time of those kings, the God of heaven will set up a kingdom that will never be destroyed, nor will it be left to another people. It will crush all those kingdoms and bring them to an end, but it will itself endure forever.” (Daniel 2:44).

Class of 2020

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , on June 28, 2019 by andelino

Nearly the entire field of 2020 Democratic presidential candidates “convened” in South Carolina over the weekend at House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn’s world famous “Annual Fish Fry” where they practiced their respective “pitches” before an eager crowd in what “promises” to be a crucial primary state.

After 4,400 pounds of fish, 6,400 slices of white bread and a lot of “cringe-worthy” punch lines, they gathered together on stage for a “group photo” in their matching blue shirts, looking like a bunch of “High School Seniors” getting ready to graduate and go off to college. Their parents must have been so proud.

Just as the food supplies “ran out” the 21 Democratic presidential “hopefuls” took the stage to each make a brief pitch to thousands of attendees.

Seen in this context, this photo is an epic sight to behold. Every face is “reminiscent” of someone you once knew in those salad days of combination locks and chemistry finals. You can almost imagine an entire “yearbook” full of 2020 candidates might look like.

Joe Biden, who “boasts” a close friendship with Clyburn as a veteran third-time “fish fry” attendee, focused on delivering one concise message in his short speech: “Whomever the Democratic nominee is, we have to stay together and elect a Democratic president of the United States of America.”

Cory Booker, who was seen “hugging” Biden off-stage after a week of “animosity” between the two over comments on ”segregation” followed Biden in emphasizing the importance of “unity” in the party.

“This election is not about one person and one office, it is about who we are as a nation and who we must be to each other. We all must make sure that we may be in the midst of a primary, but when the primary is over, we become a united force. Not just to beat one guy in one office, but we become a united force to put the indivisible back in this one nation under God and stand up for liberty and justice for all,” closing his remarks with “Let’s not flounder, let’s get out there and kick some bass.”

Elizabeth Warren quipped: “We make this government work for us, and that means we’re just getting started. We need to attack our problems head on. We need to attack climate change head on. We need to attack the control of the NRA head on. We need to have courage in this country. So for me, it’s about building a future. This is our chance. 2020. We can dream big, fight hard, and win!”

Bernie Sanders, the only one in his button-down while all 20 other candidates were wearing matching Clyburn T-shirts, emphasized the power of unity in defeating the current president.

“Brothers and sisters, at the end of the day, the 1 percent, they got a lot of money and they got a lot of power. But we got something they don’t have. We are the 99%. And 99%, is a hell of a bigger number than 1%. Let us stand together. Let us defeat Trump. Let us transform this country.”

Michael Bennet, one of the lesser known candidates, drew laughs from the audience by taking a jab at President Donald Trump.

“In my view, we have a president who doesn’t care about America. I don’t think he loves America. I don’t think he loves anybody but himself.”

Kamala Harris, took a more somber tone, reminding the crowd of the South Carolina mass shooting that killed nine people at Mother Emanuel AME Church four years ago.

“And in this fight, this is a fight not only to recognize our history and honor the ancestors and honor the heroes. It is a fight for our future, and a vision of our future.”

 Pete Buttigieg skipped the fish fry to hold community meetings following the fatal shooting of Eric Logan, a black man, by a white police officer in his hometown. He traveled back to South Bend after his remarks earlier at the “National Association of Latino Elected and Appointed Officials” (NALEO) in Miami, where he was surrounded by members of the community and activists, including individuals holding Black Lives Matter signs, who jeered and heckled the candidate.

Nancy Pelosi also skipped the world famous annual fish fry claiming “What’s the point?”

Many others, addressed some of the big issues the country is facing, such as health care, public schools, criminal justice reform and climate change.

 The largest gathering so far for the 2020 contenders ended with remarks from Tulsi Gabbard followed by a group photo with all the candidates on stage.

Hypocrite Hillary

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , on July 9, 2017 by andelino

Hillary Clinton tells the “suck ups” in the audience at the sexist “Women in the World” gathering that she is “doing pretty well, all things considered.”

If she means that she’s not in “prison for life” or under “death penalty investigation for espionage and treason” and filthy rich to “boast as a result of her crimes,” who could argue.

Instead of being in “jail” she’s getting paid to “whine” to a bunch of sycophantic “morons” about losing “despite” her best efforts to “cheat and steal” her way into the White House.

Clinton plays the “sympathy card” saying the aftermath of the election was “so devastating that everything that has come to light in the days and weeks since has been also, troubling.” 

She must be “talking” about the Democrats, led by Susan Rice and Caliph Obama “spying” on her opponent.

Yeah, Clinton, that’s got to “bother” her almost as much as Donna Brazile “feeding” her debate questions or her husband “meeting” Loretta Lynch in her airplane for some “last minute negotiations.”

Troubling is “hardly” a strong enough characterization, “outrageous” would be better.

Clinton revealed that she had been taking a lot of “long walks in the woods,” probably meeting up with “Russian agents” after learning that email isn’t the most “secure way to sell government secrets.”

“So, I’m okay,” she says, “as a person I’m okay. As an American, I’m pretty worried.”

The woman who laid all of our “secrets” open to every nation around the world “claims” to be concerned about future “instances” of Russian hacking.

She bases it on the “false” narrative that she’s pitching as the “real reason she lost.”

It’s not because she’s a “crook” who destroyed everything she touched and “sold” out her nation, it’s because Russia “released” her emails, the same thing she did to America.

It’s no big “deal” when Hillary does it, but Putin is “evil incarnate” when he’s “falsely” accused.

She says she “believes” what Putin wanted to do was sow “distrust and confusion,” as well as “influence” elections. That’s the job “She, Obama and CNN” were doing. Is she now “worried” about “foreign” competition?

Old hag Hillary “brags” that she’s knows Putin very well and has “sat” with him before, calling him somebody who “plays” the long game.

Perhaps he’ll be back in 2020 for more “illegal” American uranium if Clinton should “run” and win in 2020, or is “working” with the Podesta brothers on some “banking and energy” sector deals.

She claims that people ask “why” Putin would do such a thing to her, the “fake” election meddling, not the “bribes” for the uranium.

Clinton explained, “I don’t think it’s too complicated, he had his desire to destabilize us and others and, you know he’s not exactly fond of strong women, so you add that together and that’s pretty much what it means.”

Putin may not be fond of “treasonous” women who  sell out their country for “personal” profit, or older, unattractive “globalist” women like Hillary, but not “strong” women.

His Foreign Ministry Spokesperson, Maria Zakharova, is “quite” strong. She’d eat Hillary for “lunch” and have the intestinal “fortitude” to choke back the overwhelming “gag” reflex.

She demonstrates that “strength” regularly, most recently in warning CNN  and the US media about the “fake” Russia news you always repeat.

Another “strong” woman, Irina Rodnina, an MP from Vladimir Putin’s United Russia party and a triple Olympic champion figure-skater, took on Caliph Obama by “posting” a picture of him being “tempted” by a banana.

Putin didn’t seem too “intimidated” or put off by her strength in “challenging” the American Muslim “usurper.”

It’s probably just a simple matter of “revulsion,” Hillary. Even a former KGB agent finds you “disgusting.”

A producer at the “Women in the World” event had an “awkward” moment when he was “caught” in the spotlight helping “frail” Hillary onto the stage.

The “backstage” assistant could be seen with his “hand” on Clinton’s back “pushing” her onto the stage and “pointing” her in which direction to “walk” to get to her position.

Hillary “gingerly” walked across the stage to “greet” Samantha Bee, who introduced her, letting out hearty “barks” while negotiating the riser.

Moments later, Clinton “conquered” the single step before “plunging” into the seat.

All that’s left “now” is to be being “hung, drawn and quartered.”

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Tough Love Tuesday

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on November 18, 2016 by andelino

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How about a big dose of “tough love” for all the pathetic college crybabies in mourning over the “election” results?

After the Trump victory, several American colleges are “cancelling classes/exams” and offering their little snowflakes “grief counseling.”

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Barnard College, at Columbia University, a women’s “liberal arts” college based in New York City, has given professors the opportunity to “cancel classes” and is offering students counseling after the “heightened emotions” caused by the election.

”The Barnard faculty is well aware that you may be struggling, and they are here for you,” read an email from the college president and dean.

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Columbia University hosted at least five such “counseling” spaces, only one of which was “advertised” before the results came in, to help students “process” what just happened.

Harvard University hosted a “post-election discussion and reflection for students of color” according to a “mental health” representative at the college.

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American University is also holding a vigil for students “who needed a quiet, safe place to reflect and talk” about the election Wednesday.

A Yale University professor made an exam “optional” to allow his students to “cope” with their psychological “devastation” from Donald Trump’s victory in the presidential election.

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Dozens of students at Cornell University gathered on a major campus thoroughfare for a “cry-in” to mourn the results of the 2016 presidential election Wednesday, with school staff providing “tissues and hot chocolate.”

At Tufts University, arts and crafts were on offer. And the University of Kansas reminded students via social media of the “therapy dogs” available for comfort.

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Plymouth State University community advisor Kirsten Elizabeth is doing what she can to help students “cope” with their emotions following Tuesday’s “historic” election.

“Today during my office hours, 4PM to 7PM, I will be bringing my personal coloring books, crayons, markers and colored pencils for anyone to use in order to DE-stress and relax from the election results,” she posted to Facebook.

“Please do not hesitate to reach for help, whether it is to me, the rest of the Community Advisor and Residential Life University Apartment staff, the Counseling Center, the Helping Center, your friends and family or your professors,” Elizabeth wrote. “None of you are alone.”

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An astronomy lecturer at the University of Maryland canceled a test scheduled for Wednesday morning, writing to students that he “worried some of their performances may be affected by “the monumental effort necessary to accept what must be a personally threatening election result.”

A professor at the University of Southern California Rossier School of Education, also “canceled” his Wednesday class. He told the 11 students in his PhD. “statistics” course on election night that “they didn’t have to come if they didn’t want to.”

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North Carolina State  offered “counseling services” for those who need it after a presidential election. Let that “sink” in.

At Penn State, one student even reported that her friend was “forced” to teach her physics class after the professor had to “dismiss” herself to receive counseling over the election result.

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University of Michigan students occupied the school’s library where they held a “candlelight” vigil to protest Trump’s victory.

Professors at the University of Connecticut, University of Rochester and Iowa State University cancelled classes because they simply couldn’t “face” the day.

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“My prof canceled class to pull herself together after the election…@UW I’m paying a lot of fucking money to go to this damn school.” — Cale Woyvodich (@Cale_Woyvodich) November 9, 2016

At the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, Trump’s Alma mater, Jennifer Hutchens and Engineering junior Allison Caramico agreed, saying that they spent election night “crying with members of their sorority.”

Waking up in the morning, they “felt” that the only way they could keep themselves from “breaking down” again was to take action by joining a “solidarity” walk.

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Montgomery County Public School (MCPS) in Maryland are offering therapy to students upset at President-elect Donald Trump’s victory. A message from superintendent Jack R. Smith states MCPS’s intent to assist “our staff and students in processing the outcome of Tuesday’s presidential election.”

“Counselors are available to help students process any concerns or feelings they have about the election. Curricular resources have been provided to assist teachers in discussing the election,” the letter states.

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Little snowflakes from Berkeley High School, CA stormed out of class with their teachers. “Safe space” rooms at high schools and college campuses all over America are reporting “severe” overcrowding.

Due to “unprecedented” demands, America Campuses no longer will be able to supply “safe space” rooms for those in need of a “smack.

So, for all you little “snowflakes” who are either “suicidal or homicidal” or both as a result of the Trump “victory”

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Even the “Mainstream Media” can’t keep it together.

I feel their “pain” and “love” every minute of it. These “snowflakes” need to get a handle on “themselves” before President Trump has to start “medicating” the school water supply.

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100% Voter Turnout

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , on March 16, 2014 by andelino
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Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un

North Koreans went to the “polls” to approve the new roster of “deputies” for the Supreme People’s Assembly, the country’s legislature.

The vote, more a “political ritual” than an election by Western standards, is generally held “once every five years.’

With “no one else on the ballot” state media reported that supreme leader Kim Jong-un was not only “elected” to the highest legislative body in North Korea, he won with the “unanimous approval”of his district, which had a 100% turnout.

Though results for the other “seats in the assembly” had not yet been announced, North Korea’s media quickly reported Kim had “won in his district,”  located on the symbolic Mount Paekdu, “without a single dissenting ballot.”

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A woman receives a ballot to vote to elect deputies to the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly in Pyongyang, North Korea.

In previous elections, 687 deputies were chosen. This is first time the election had been held since Kim “inherited” power after the “death” of his father, Kim Jong-il, in 2011.

Considering his father once scored 11 holes in one in a single round of golf, was born from a double rainbow, and never shat, I’d say winning the election by a margin of “100% “is pretty reasonable.

“This is an expression of all the service personnel and people’s absolute support and profound trust in supreme leader Kim Jong-un as they single-mindedly remain loyal to him,” the state-run Korean Central News Agency said.

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Voters in the election had “no choice” who to vote for. There was only “one” candidate’s name on the ballot for “each” district.

Voters had the choice of voting “yes or no”, and according to official accounts, virtually “all choose yes.” North Korea also typically puts “turnout” nationwide at over 99%.

A “voter option guide” was distributed prior to the vote. Showing up at the polls with a “bad attitude” would get you 40 years in prison if you “live” that long. Trying to vote for “someone” other than Kim Jong-un, the ballot would be “destroyed” and the voter face the “firing squad” in the morning.

Any ballots handed out was “solely” to be for Kim Jong-un, as the “merciful” Leader of NK will not allow anybody going to prison for a “silly voting mistake.”

I heard the Democratic National Committee (DNC) is planning such a voter guide for the next American elections.

Analysts will be “closely” watching to see if the deputies this time around reflect a “generational” change as Kim looks to “solidify” his power and replace “older cadres” with younger, “more loyal” ones.

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The “new” parliament was expected to meet next month. No date has been “officially” announced.

In this “devastating” counter punch to all North Korean “haters”, Kim Jong-un has won an “unparalleled” victory which gives him an “undisputed” mandate to fundamentally “transform” his country into an even more “democratic” people’s republic.

In the United States, the Democratic Party leadership, its party organs, and the Obama voting precincts all around America have “congratulated”  Kim Jong-un on achieving the same results as they did in the “2012 presidential election” of President Obama with a “100% vote and a 100% turnout,” accompanied by assurances of “international solidarity” of all voters worldwide.

This clarifies what the phrase “We are the 99%” really means. But that was last year. Today, being “99%” is no longer an option. 

We must strive to “eliminate” the remaining 1% and become the 100%, like in North Korea!

Actually, many national “voting districts” in our own 2012 elections had “more than” 100% voter turnout and votes for Obama in his home town of Chicago “boasted” a 500% turnout.

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Not even “death” deters the Chicago voter! “Eat that, North Korea!”

Obviously what’s holding Kim Jong-un back from “equaling” President Obama’s “fait accompli” is that Kim Jong-un doesn’t let his dead people “vote” after they’re “eaten” by dogs!

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Let me put it bluntly. What kind of “equality” is that?

Even tearful, self-appointed “Ambassador” to North Korea and “lifelong friend” of  Kim Jong-un, Dennis Rodman has vowed never to return to North Korea after he saw the North Korea “documentary” how Americans live today.

How quickly “loyalty” and “friendship” fade these days…

Divorce Unsealer

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , on October 4, 2012 by andelino

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Yes, that’s right – “got an election to win?” Would unsealing someone else’s “private divorce records” give you that edge you need?

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And don’t accept substitutes – this is the original “Unsealer™,” used by Barack Hussein Obama in both his 2004 primary and general election runs for congress, and about to be used again in the 2012 presidential election.

Don’t wait – get yours today!

P.S. I am wondering if this resource can also be used for instance unsealing “college transcripts” and “passport application” information?

Halloween Greetings

Posted in uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , on October 25, 2011 by andelino

T’was the night before elections

And all through the town

Tempers were flaring

Emotions all up and down

I, in my bathrobe

With a cat in my lap

Had cut off the TV

tired of political clap-trap

When all of a sudden

There arose such a noise

I peered out my window

Saw Obama and his boys

They had come for my wallet

They wanted my pay

To give to the others

Who had not worked a day!

He snatched up my money

And quick as a wink

Jumped back on his bandwagon

As I gagged from the stink

He then rallied his henchmen

Who were pulling his cart

I could tell they were out

To tear my country apart!

‘On Fannie, on Freddie,

On Biden and Ayers!

On Acorn, On Pelosi’

He screamed at the pairs!

They took off for his cause

And as they flew out of sight

I heard him laugh at the nation

Who wouldn’t stand up and fight!

So I leave you to think

On this one final note—

IF YOU DON’T WANT SOCIALISM

GET OUT AND VOTE

OUR ONLY HOPE

To Get Rid Of  This Dolt!


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