The Church of Capitalism: Prosperity Gospels, Billionaire Preachers and a New Path to Heaven So if you read such a passage wouldn't you wonder if God was likely to judge the poor in the same light as he judged the wealthy? If you gave credence to the Joel Osteen inspired "Prosperity Gospel" you'd learn that not being a financial success is more or less a sin. The Prosperity Gospel
Russia vs Ukraine. We hear so many reports of genocide and war crimes from the iron tentacles of the Mainstream Media you'd think Mariupol is comparable to Riga, Latvia circa 1941. And folks it's certainly far from that. I've seen the footage from Bucha, whom do we believe when anyone with a camera and youtube account these days are deemed journalists? The reports from "professional" news source, Reuters are at
Apocalypto Currency in crypto Any day the world will break apart You won't be saved by a liberals bleeding heart. No solution from the fools on the hill Mental anguish, can't be cured by a magic pill. Environmental catastrophe, It's seems big brother's always after me. Could it be true or just another conspiracy? Every word I say they're really hearing me What's in store for 2022? More strife and
If you're not quite sure what the Petrodollar is, it's pretty uncomplicated. Back in the 1970's, at the height of the oil crisis, United States President Richard Nixon conceived an economic master plan. He offered to help defend Saudi Arabia from their burgeoning Middle East rivals. In exchange for that promise, the Saudi kingdom assured all of its oil production be traded in USD (energyandcapital.com). This strategic stroke of genius
The American Dream can be summed up currently by the jobs report in November of 2021. According to a recent New York Times piece, 4.5 million Americans wilfully quit their jobs. What could possibly compel such record numbers of people to walk out of their place of employment and into an immediate state of uncertainty? Is it reasonable to believe the human race has become so incredibly lazy and indifferent that
The Decade of War and Catastrophe in Syria: Part 3 - Assad the Puppet, US/Israeli Bombs and No Future On March 15th, 2021 it became 10 years since a war which was born out of the Arab Spring with hopes of overthrowing dictator Bashar Al-Assad and wound up becoming something so much more complex, involving several world powers, numerous proxies and militias, as well as the most brutally barbaric terrorist
The date was December 19, 2019, the location, an institute of virology in Wuhan, China, where the most significant and deadly pandemic in more than a century was released upon an unsuspecting, unprepared planet (dates courtesy of brittannica.com). The source of the Covid virus is still very much a mystery. Did it really originate and spread from a meat market in the center of the city of the Wuhan, China?
2019 in Saudi Arabia, one of the richest nations in the world, to be a female today must've felt like you were back in 8th century. Despite promised reforms by the crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman (being of the opposite sex meant) you couldn't drive a car, travel without a male guardian or report sexual abuse by a spouse/ partner. According to Amnesty international, laws weren't just draconian for women.
The Decade of War and Catastrophe in Syria: Part 2- Foreign Interventions, Kurdish Militias and the Fall of the Caliphate The Islamic State reached it's territorial peak in the fall of 2014, ISIS controlled 41,000 square miles in Iraq and by the end of 2014 ISIS had taken over a third of Syria (according to wilsoncenter.org). The speed at which the outlaw organization was able to conquer such a large
The Decade of War and Catastrophe in Syria: Part 1- Arab Spring and Rise of ISIS The Syrian Civil War is a decade old, March 15, 2011 (Brittanica.com) is the official date of the beginning of the most catastrophic conflict I've witnessed in my lifetime. The refugees, civilian casualties and amount of bombs dropped by the Assad Syrian government and numerous foreign nations is nearly impossible to put numbers on.