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First Military Contingent to Join an American Gay Pride Parade

As in the days of Lot. Scores of active military personnel proudly took part in a gay pride parade in San Diego this weekend – the first time members of the armed forces have openly participated in such an event. About 200 active personnel marched in Navy and Marines T-shirts despite a court ruling that the military’s controverisal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ stay in place in the meantime. Many of the active-duty troops said they were moved to come out because it is time to end the military’s ban on openly gay troops. The march comes a day after a federal appeals court reinstated the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy but with a caveat that prevents the government from investigating or penalizing anyone who is openly gay.

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As in the days of Lot

“Likewise also as it was in the days of Lot; they did eat, they drank, they bought, they sold, they planted, they builded; But the same day that Lot went out of Sodom it rained fire and brimstone from heaven, and destroyed [them] all. Even thus shall it be in the day when the Son of man is revealed.” Luke 17:28-30

Scores of active military personnel proudly took part in a gay pride parade in San Diego this weekend – the first time members of the armed forces have openly participated in such an event.

Matthew Avila (L), active duty gunners mate 2nd class U.S. Navy, laughs with former EN2 U.S. Navy's Ray Cordero as they prepare to march with active and non-active U.S. military personnel

About 200 active personnel marched in Navy and Marines T-shirts despite a court ruling that the military’s controverisal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ stay in place in the meantime. Many of the active-duty troops said they were moved to come out because it is time to end the military’s ban on openly gay troops.

The march comes a day after a federal appeals court reinstated the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy but with a caveat that prevents the government from investigating or penalizing anyone who is openly gay.

National Guard member Nichole Herrera, 31, said she didn’t think twice about marching, even though the policy is back on the books. She said she was “choked up” several times as she walked down a main thoroughfare in San Diego, a major Navy port. 

‘This is one of the proudest days in my life. It’s time for it (the policy) to be gone,’ Herrera said. “I’m a soldier no matter what, regardless of my sexual orientation.” The crowd roared as the group waving military flags and holding placards identifying their military branch walked past the thousands.

Every branch of service was represented Saturday, including the Coast Guard. Marines and sailors ran out carrying their branch’s flags over their heads. One Marine stopped to pose with two towering bikini-clad blondes in stiletto-heeled boots.

Onlookers stepped into the parade route to salute them. One man in a rainbow colored shirt waved his feather boa and yelled “Hooah!” the military battle cry.

The national Servicemembers Legal Defense Network — representing gay and lesbian active-duty military personnel — informed organizer Sean Sala that they are warning members that it is still a risk to come out as long as “don’t ask, don’t tell” is on the books. source – Daily Mail UK


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The Israel Air Force This Week Will Conduct Massive Drill With United States Military Simulating A Strike On Iran’s Russian-Built Nuclear Program

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The Israel Air Force this week will hold one of its largest drills in years with the United States Air Force simulating offensive strikes against Iran’s nuclear program.

This is the mission that no one really wants to have to carry out, an actual long-range strike on Iran’s nuclear program and facilities built for them by Russia over the last decade and an half. But at some point, either Israel and perhaps America are going to go after Iran, or Iran is actually going to build a nuclear weapon or weapons with which to fire against Israel. Either way, and according to my King James Bible, it’s going to happen.

“For it was of the LORD to harden their hearts, that they should come against Israel in battle, that he might destroy them utterly, and that they might have no favour, but that he might destroy them, as the LORD commanded Moses.” Joshua 11:20 (KJB)

The stunning recent election of Benjamin Netanyahu back into office for what constitutes his fifth term as prime minister of Israel adds a tantalizing layer of complexity to the overall situation. Bibi is famously a hawk, and has said many times that Israel needs to take out the Iranian nuclear program for Israel’s safety. Looks like he just might have his end times wish come true, but oh, at what cost?

Israel, US to hold air drill simulating striking Iran nuclear program

FROM THE JERUSALEM POST: The drill will take place from Tuesday until Thursday over the Mediterranean Sea and Israel. It will include long-range flights such as those that Israeli pilots might need to make in order to reach the Islamic Republic.

The exercise will include refuelers as well as fighter jets from both forces. Washington and Israel have signed an agreement that would see the US come to assist Israel with missile defense in times of war, and the two militaries have held numerous joint air defense exercises in recent years.

Iran, which possesses over 1,000 short- and medium-range ballistic missiles, continues to smuggle weapons to countries and non-state actors such as Hezbollah, which is estimated to have an arsenal of some 50,000 missiles on Israel’s northern border.

With tensions high over Iran’s nuclear program and regional hostility, Israel and the Islamic Republic have been threatening each other with senior officers stating that their militaries are capable of striking the other.

Israel has significantly increased its readiness level and has taken steps throughout the past year to prepare a credible military option against Iran’s nuclear facilities.

The NIS 58 billion defense budget set for the IDF in the coming year is expected to allow the Israeli military to focus on the threats posed by Iran across the region, with some NIS 3.5b. designated specifically for this.

The upcoming drill was discussed by IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi during his visit to Washington last week. Kohavi, who returned to Israel a day earlier than planned following a deadly double bombing in Jerusalem, met with senior American officials including Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley, and CENTCOM Commander Gen. Michael Kurilla. READ MORE

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Zelenskyy Demands That Israel Join In The Fighting Against Russia In Ukraine, But The Jews Would Be Wise To Stay Far Away From That Trap

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Monday called on Israel to join the fight against Russia and repeated a request for Israeli air defense systems.

Hey Israel, thinking about fighting against Russia in the regional war taking place in Ukraine right now? Let me help y’all out. “Nooooooooo!!!!!” Now, I feel bad for the Ukrainian people, and we have already sent them 12,000 Bibles, but this war if you study war at all is one of the phoniest wars you will ever see. In fact, it’s not a war at all, it is a cover for something else. But regardless of how you personally feel about it, this is one fight that Israel should have nothing to do with.

“Behold ye among the heathen, and regard, and wonder marvellously: for I will work a work in your days, which ye will not believe, though it be told you.” Habakkuk 1:5 (KJB)

Since Russia began the military conflict, it has been the strangest war you’ve ever seen. Members of the US Congress could come and go as they please, engaging in staged displays and photo ops like they were at the mall. Rock band U2 staged an unmolested concert in the subway, where did we ever see that in WWII? Of course. Ukrainian president Zelenskyy and his wife have made the most of it on social media while raising close to $100 billion in ‘defense funds’. Yes sir, strangest ‘war’ I have ever seen. Israel, you’d be well advised to stay out of this carefully crafted and concocted conflict.

Ukraine’s Zelenskyy asks Israel to join fight against Russia

FROM NASDAQ: “Isn’t it time for your state to choose who you are with as well?” Zelenskiy said in a video speech to a conference for the Israeli newspaper Haaretz.

“Is it with the democratic world, which is fighting side by side against the existential threat to its existence? Or with those who turn a blind eye to Russian terror, even when the cost of continued terror is the complete destruction of global security,” he said.

Israel has condemned the Russian invasion. But it has been wary of straining relations with Moscow, a power broker in neighbouring Syria where Israeli forces frequently attack pro-Iranian militia, and wants to ensure the wellbeing of Russia’s Jews.

The country faced some criticism of its stance in Washington on Monday. Republican U.S. Representative Mike Turner told reporters on a conference call after he travelled to Ukraine that he was “personally disappointed” with Israel.

“We have never seen, since Bosnia, this level of absolute murderous thuggery against innocent civilians since World War Two and this is the time for all democracies and all countries that have a moral compass to stand together against this type of brutality,” said Turner, who holds senior positions on the House of Representatives intelligence and Armed Services committees.

Israel, which will choose a new government in an election on Nov. 1, has limited its assistance to deliveries of humanitarian aid and defensive equipment. Most recently it offered to help Ukrainians develop air attack alerts for civilians. Zelenskiy said that was not enough and asked that Israeli leaders reconsider sending air defenses as well. He has made the same appeal a number of times since the war started in February. READ MORE

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The World Moves One Step Closer To WWIII As United States Announces Permanent Base In Poland And NATO Invites Finland And Sweden To Join Them

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America will deploy thousands more troops to Europe along with fighters, air defences and ships, Joe Biden announced today, as NATO reinforces its eastern flank in a new Iron Curtain to protect the continent from Russia, moving closer to World War 3.

Either Putin is insane or he is waging a near perfect plan to pull the United States and NATO into World War 3, only time will tell, I suppose. If he’s insane, it doesn’t really matter, he’ll crumble and be swept away eventually. But if he’s not crazy, if this half-heartedly fought war that Russia has now with Ukraine is nothing more than bait, the United States and NATO just bit.

Behold, the nations are as a drop of a bucket, and are counted as the small dust of the balance: behold, he taketh up the isles as a very little thing.” Isaiah 45:15 (KJB)

On one hand, a new military base in Poland, neighbor to Ukraine, sounds like a great idea, but it’s not really. What it does is create a new ‘Iron Curtain’ that all but ensures World War 3 will arrive sooner rather than later. From a Bible prophecy perspective it’s a good thing, but from the perspective of the people who are about to be thrust into this war, it’s not so great. So far Putin is crazy, but he’s crazy like a fox.

US will sent thousands more troops to Europe along with fighter jets and ships to help defend against Russia

FROM THE DAILY MAIL UK: Joe Biden, speaking at a NATO summit in Madrid today, announced the creation of a new base for the US Fifth Army Corps in Poland – the first permanent American base in the country – along with 3,000 extra soldiers to be sent to Romania and ‘enhanced’ troop rotations for the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. Two more squadrons of F-35 fighters will be deployed to the UK, Biden added, along with additional air defence systems for Germany and Italy, and another two destroyers which will be stationed at Rota Naval Station in Spain, bringing the total to six.

Meanwhile NATO formally invited Finland and Sweden to join the alliance after Turkey dropped its opposition, and announced it will boost troops on its eastern flank by almost 4,000 compared to March this year. It comes after alliance chief Jens Stoltenberg yesterday announced NATO’s high-alert force – troops which are not deployed but can be quickly sent into battle in the event of war – is being increased from 40,000 to 300,000.

Moscow reacted with fury to the news, saying NATO expansion will be ‘destabilising’ for Europe.

‘We consider the expansion of the North Atlantic alliance to be a purely destabilising factor in international affairs. It does not add security either to those who are expanding it, those joining it, or to other countries that perceive the alliance as a threat,’ Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov said.

The original ‘Iron Curtain’ was a phrase coined by Winston Churchill to describe the way Soviet Union and allied eastern European states sealed off contact with the West after the Second World War.  NATO was founded in 1949 to deter a Soviet invasion of Western Europe, with most of the alliance’s troops based in West Germany after it joined in 1955. Now many of NATO’s forces are moving into the former-Soviet East European states to deter new aggression by Putin’s Russia. READ MORE

NATO is set to put a force of 300,000 troops on high alert in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. NBC News’ Keir Simmons reports from the organization’s summit in Madrid.

President Joe Biden helped broker a deal that will allow Finland and Sweden into the NATO alliance, the most significant expansion in nearly 20 years.

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