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Israel has complete control over the Philadelphi Corridor

On 6/7/24 Israel achieved complete control over the Philadelphi Corridor which effectively and completely cuts of Gaza and Hamas from getting more weapons.  I also briefly discuss recent developments in Israel and predictions for the future of the Israel/Hamas war.  

Texas Border Wall

Notice the time between the dates listed below.  As I stated at the beginning of this year, events are going to happen pretty fast and big for the next several years.

  • 02/29/24: U.S. District Judge David Ezra blocks SB 4 from taking effect.  SB 4 allowed for the arrest of illegal aliens suspected of illegally crossing the U.S. border. ref

  • 03/02/24: A three judge panel for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals overturns U.S. District Judge David Ezra ruling.  This ruling is pending appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court ref.

  • 03/04/24 U.S. Supreme Court reinstates ban on S.B. 4 from taking effect until 3/13/24 so that the court can review the case. ref

  • 03/18/24 Justice Alito extends the ban on S.B. 4 from taking effect until further notice. ref

  • 03/19/24 U.S. Supreme Court allows S.B.4 to go into effect immediately while the 5th Circuit hears arguments which are scheduled for April 5. ref

  • 03/19/24 5th Circuit reinstates ban on S.B.4 and will hear oral arguments 3/20/24. ref

  • 03/20/24 5th Circuit hears oral arguments regarding S.B.4. ref

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6/21/24 9:25pm Friday
45 "Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant seeking beautiful pearls, who, when he had found one pearl of great price, went and sold all that he had and bought it.

Matthew 13:45-46

"You have heard that it was said, 'You shall not commit adultery.' But I say to you that everyone who looks at a woman with lustful intent has already committed adultery with her in his heart. If your right eye causes you to sin, tear it out and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body be thrown into hell. And if your right hand causes you to sin, cut it off and throw it away. For it is better that you lose one of your members than that your whole body go into hell.

Matthew 5:27-30

So the lesson here for the Christian is that it is better to give up a specific pleasure for the Kingdom of God.  For example, is something keeping you from the Kingdom of God like spending too much time on some digital screen?  Get rid of it for the better thing.  Why give up the Kingdom of God for some earthly pleasure?

What is the Kingdom of God?  The Kingdom of God is union with Christ.  When you become a repentant believer you become a part of the Kingdom of God both now and in the next life.  As such we must continually be transformed into a new creation by replacing the destructive with the perfect and Holy.

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6/21/24 8:51pm Friday
I'm starting a new app, Screentime to see how much time I spend on my computer and to see if I can use it to limit my computer usage.

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6/8/24 7:24pm Saturday
possible bug where an article posted for the first time states that it has been updated 1 time thus offsetting the update counter by 1.

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5/12/20 11:48am Saturday
Audio book: Justice on Trial: The Kavanaugh Confirmation and the Future of the Supreme Court by Mollie Hemingway; editor at the Federalist and Carrie Severino, Judicial Crisis Network and previously a law clerk for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.

Summary: Of all of the vicious and horrible things that have happened to the president and various other people of the Trump administration, this is easily one of the worst.  Sadly, there are a few other things going on that are arguably worse.  Even worse is that there may well be worse things to come.

This is the inside story of how an innocent man was framed and vilified in the media, at home, and in his confirmation hearing, which most view as an interrogation and sentencing trial for a terrorist.  He was accused of sexual misconduct/ rape by upwards of a dozen women.

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