Saturday Shorts – 2-11-17


Random links of interest, concern or curiosity from the past week or so, that deserve at least a SHORT mention:

Need fake SS card? CA lawmaker can help ~ California senator Kevin De Leon wants to turn CA into a sanctuary state. So much for the rule of law ~

(He) said it’s common knowledge that illegal aliens obtain fraudulent documents to “survive” and find work in California […]
De Leon told the committee that “half of my family would be eligible for deportation” under a Trump executive order, because they have obtained false documents. He named Social Security cards, drivers’ licenses, and immigration “green” cards as examples of false identification.

Samaritan’s Purse Responds to EF3 Tornado in New Orleans ~ Another disaster, another outpouring of love and aid in Jesus’ name ~

New Orleans East, a neighborhood in the Ninth Ward, was hardest hit by the twister. Sadly, this area is still recovering after being inundated in the wake of Hurricane Katrina […]
Please pray for the safety and spiritual comfort of New Orleans residents. Pray also for wisdom as we respond to yet more devastating weather this winter.

A Disabled Lawmaker Speaks Out About Abortion: ‘People Like Me’ Are Facing Extinction ~ Powerful testimony from Lord Kevin Shinkwin speaking before Parliament on the sanctity of all human life ~

“I can see from the trends in abortion on grounds of disability that the writing is on the wall for people like me,” said Shinkwin, who is disabled. “People with congenital disabilities are facing extinction. If we were animals, perhaps we might qualify for protection as an endangered species. But we are only human beings with disabilities, so we do not.”

Just ask the Sierra Club ~
We need abortion to reach a ‘sustainable population’: top environmental activist ~ The mask drops, the greens aren’t hiding their agenda anymore; to save the environment – we need to kill the babies. The Sierra Club has pretty much lost their way in the progressive wilderness ~

The Sierra Club has been issuing multiple daily press releases since President Trump was elected and inaugurated. They range from opposing the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court to opposing the No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act, which makes the Hyde Amendment prohibiting federal funding of abortion permanent. The Sierra Club has also opposed Sen. Jeff Sessions becoming the United States Attorney General because he is “a proven opponent of environmental protection, civil rights and civil liberties and he must be stopped.”
The Sierra Club was an official partner of the pro-abortion Women’s March on Washington because “Trump’s administration has proven itself to be a threat to women, immigrants, workers, LGBTQ rights, clean air and water, climate safeguards, and so many other people and places.”

France’s New Islamist Guillotine ~ The Trial of Georges Bensoussan ~ French Muslims are allowed to hold a dangerous “Islamaphobia” kangaroo court ~

It is not racist to accuse Muslims of wrongdoing; Islam is a religio-political system, not a race. This conflation of two very different things already causes endless confusion and miscarriages of justice.

Sometimes they’re totally honest about their goals and intentions ~ Toronto Muslim speaker: “We must celebrate our way of life…until their way of life dissipates under our feet” ~ They’re not just fomenting rebellion and sedition behind the closed doors of mosques anymore, it’s right out on the streets in front of the American Consulate in Toronto.
Casey Anthony Spotted Protesting Trump At Mar-A-Lago [VIDEO] ~ Who’s surprised that a woman who most likely murdered her own young daughter would be a pro-abortion leftist?

Military brass sound alarm about ‘insidious decline’ in readiness ~ More of Obama’s mess to clean up ~

According to testimony, the Navy is the smallest and least prepared it’s been in 99 years.[…]
Gen. Daniel Allyn, the Army’s vice chief of staff, said that only three of the Army’s more than 50 brigade combat teams have all the troops, training and equipment needed to fight at a moment’s notice.
And the Marine Corps, which wants an additional $4.2 billion added to its 2017 budget, warned that the “nation’s force in readiness” will have to continue shifting money intended for new weapons to pay current bills.

Flashback: Bill Clinton Says In 1995 What Trump Says Today On Immigration ~ Here’s what then-president Clinton had to say about border security back in ’95 ~

“That’s why our administration has moved to aggressively secure our borders more, by hiring a record number of new border guards, by deporting twice as many criminal aliens as every before, by cracking down on illegal hiring, by barring welfare benefits to illegal aliens,” Clinton said.
Clinton received a standing ovation for his remarks.

Delusions of Grandeur: SAG Award Acceptance Speeches Reveal Profound Insecurity ~ Walter Hudson at PJ Media explains that for many Hollywood types, a lifetime of playacting and make-believe can lead to unfortunate megalomania ~

David Harbour, star of the hit Netflix series “Stranger Things:”
… great acting can change the world, is a call to arms from our fellow craftsmen and women to go deeper, and through our art to battle against fear, self-centeredness, and exclusivity of our predominately narcissistic culture, and through our craft to cultivate a more empathetic and understanding society by revealing intimate truths that serve as a forceful reminder to folks…

Blah, blah, blah. You get the point.

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