Clark Mountain Musings: June 2006

Friday, June 30, 2006

I urge you, brothers, to watch out for those who cause divisions and put obstacles in your way that are contrary to the teaching you have learned. Keep away from them. For such people are not serving our Lord Christ, but their own appetites. By smooth talk and flattery they deceive the minds of naive people.

Romans 16:17-18 (NIV)
GOP to slash UN Budget

"Republicans in Congress moved yesterday to cut U.S. contributions to the United Nations budget just one day before the world body is scheduled to lift a budget cap imposed by the United States and other donors and to resume spending as usual.

At least $17 million has been sliced this week from the Bush administration's appropriations request for the U.N. regular budget, as frustration with the United Nations continues to fester among conservative lawmakers."


Bring it ON!
Condi meets the Russian Foreign Minister

"The Iraqi Interior Ministry should pay more attention to the safety of foreign missions. If you feel uncomfortable about it, maybe we should make it shorter, saying there is a need for improved security for diplomatic missions," he suggested to Miss Rice. She interrupted him with some asperity.

"Sergey, there is a need for improvement of security in Iraq period. The problem isn't diplomatic missions. The problem is journalists and civilian contractors and, yes, diplomats as well," she said.


Interesting....Russia. Maybe if you're concerned about your ambassadors, maybe YOU should help out with security!

Thursday, June 29, 2006

"I am coming to you now, but I say these things while I am still in the world, so that they may have the full measure of my joy within them."

John 17:13 (NIV)

Wednesday, June 28, 2006

Here is a trustworthy saying that deserves full acceptance: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners -- of whom I am the worst.

1 Timothy 1:15 (NIV

Pines on the glades at Sam A Baker State Park.
Iran on the UN Human Rights Council

What a laughable joke. The Mullahcracy and UN Bureauracracy, what a team.

Gateway Pundit: Kofi Annan Welcomes Iranians to UN Human Rights Council
The wrong hair style in Iraq means.......

"In a country where people are killed because their names mark them as Shi'ites or Sunnis, having the wrong haircut can be lethal, too.

So for barber Abu Saif, staying in business requires keeping up with the latest religious edicts. "Being completely clean-shaven is not right," Mr. Saif explains as he draws his razor down a customer's cheek, then sweeps it back up toward his upper lip."


Monday, June 26, 2006

Better a patient man than a warrior, a man who controls his temper than one who takes a city.

Proverbs 16:32 (NIV)

Johnson Shut-Ins State Park as it looks today as viewed from Highway N.
John Murtha views US as the enemy

"American presence in Iraq is more dangerous to world peace than nuclear threats from North Korea or Iran,"


Sunday, June 25, 2006

You adulterous people, don't you know that friendship with the world is hatred toward God? Anyone who chooses to be a friend of the world becomes an enemy of God.

James 4:4 (NIV)

East Fork Black River as it flows through Johnson Shut-Ins State Park. Notice the fence to keep people away from the debris which remains.

Saturday, June 24, 2006

"My command is this: Love each other as I have loved you. Greater love has no one than this, that he lay down his life for his friends."

John 15:12-13 (NIV)

A tree that survived the Johnson Shut-Ins flood. Note the scars on the lower trunk.
"Darwin's" 176 year old tortoise dies

"Harriet, a 322-pound Galapagos tortoise thought to have once belonged to naturalist Charles Darwin, has died in a Queensland wildlife park at age 176, carrying to her grave the mystery of her origins.

Harriet made it into the Guinness World Records book as the world's oldest living animal but was more controversially credited with helping Darwin pioneer his theory of evolution. "It's thought she may have been taken off Galapagos by Darwin," Mr. Hangar said.

"She spent a period of time in Britain and found herself at the Botanic Gardens in Brisbane from about 1850 or 1860 onwards."


It is fascinating... 176 years!

Friday, June 23, 2006

The tongue has the power of life and death, and those who love it will eat its fruit.

Proverbs 18:21 (NIV)

Rhyolite outcropping at Johnson Shut-Ins.
USA Out, Ghana moves on

Better luck next time USA. We didn't show ourselves to be exceptional today or throughout this World Cup. Mediocre.

Thursday, June 22, 2006

For I command you today to love the LORD your God, to walk in his ways, and to keep his commands, decrees and laws; then you will live and increase, and the LORD your God will bless you in the land you are entering to possess.

Deuteronomy 30:16 (NIV)

The Boulder field at Johnson Shut-Ins. Note that the water flowed down Proffit Mountain to the left in the photo.
US needs to Score today against Ghana....U-S-A U-S-A

"First things first. Yes, the Americans need to beat Ghana today in Franken-Stadion and then have Italy beat the Czech Republic to reach the second round of the World Cup. But before that, the Americans need to score a goal."

Europe warns Hamas of "consequences"......Oooh

"European monitors who have overseen the first Palestinian-controlled border terminal for the past seven months warn of unspecified "consequences" if Hamas officials don't stop smuggling millions of dollars into the territory."


Hamas, Shaking in their blood stained boots.

Wednesday, June 21, 2006

Jesus answered, "I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me."

John 14:6 (NIV)

One of the massive granite boulders that was swept down the mountain.
Sudanese "leader" blames the Jews (Who else....)

"Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir escalated his rejection of the United Nations deploying peacekeepers in Darfur, calling them neo-colonialists and accusing Jewish organizations of pushing for their deployment."

HOW dare the Jews call for the protectionof innocent Muslims? How dare they call for an end to genocide? God Bless the Jewish People....


Tuesday, June 20, 2006

When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with humility comes wisdom.

Proverbs 11:2 (NIV)

The Deep Pool at Johnson Shut-Ins.
Pray for Iran

40 Days and 40 Nights of prayer for Iran

I love this photo!

But some in the Arab world don't. Too bad! Israel is here to stay. The Lord is good to Israel. Oh yeah... and thank you Ghana for keeping the USA in the World Cup.

More at Gateway Pundit
Grateful South Korean Youth

Gateway Pundit has 2 photos contrasting North Korea with the youth of South Korea. They hold signs saying "F.3333ing USA". Interesting, but I recall 50 + K US Soldiers lost their lives to keep the spoiled youth of South Korea free and not having to eat acorns to stay alive.
President Bush to busy to meet with border officials

"Bush snubs border sheriffs President refuses to meet coalition as lawmakers prepare hearings

President Bush has refused to meet with border law enforcement officials from Texas for a second time. His response to their request came in the form of a letter Monday, angering both lawmakers and sheriffs. "


He's not serious about enforcing our border.

Monday, June 19, 2006

This is the message you heard from the beginning: We should love one another.

1 John 3:11 (NIV)

View of Big Creek in the Shut-Ins area at Sam A Baker state park.
President Bush on the rise

"What a difference a month makes. Just four weeks ago, President Bush was in free fall, racing toward lame-duck status faster -- and earlier -- than any modern president had and plummeting in the polls to a scant 29 percent approval rating. He also was reeling from dramatic missteps that sent his once loyal conservative base running for the hills."


Sunday, June 18, 2006

Blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked or stand in the way of sinners or sit in the seat of mockers. But his delight is in the law of the LORD, and on his law he meditates day and night. He is like a tree planted by streams of water, which yields its fruit in season and whose leaf does not wither. Whatever he does prospers.

Psalm 1:1-3 (NIV)

Big Creek Shut-Ins, between Mudlick Mountain and Crowder Hill.

Saturday, June 17, 2006

"How great you are, O Sovereign LORD! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you."

2 Samuel 7:22 (NIV)

Rhyolite outcropping, Glade at Sam A Baker State Park
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Bring on Italy, U-S-A, U-S-A

"The United States men have dug themselves a big hole with Monday's 3-0 loss to the Czech Republic and one game into their World Cup quest, their chances of advancing from Group E to the Round of 16 have dimmed considerably."


Step it up Yanks!

Friday, June 16, 2006

"Blessed is the man who trusts in the LORD, whose confidence is in him."

Jeremiah 17:7 (NIV)

View of Big Creek Shut-In Area from the glades on Crowder Hill at Sam A Baker State Park.

Thursday, June 15, 2006

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Galatians 6:9 (NIV)

Looking across the Lower Taum Sauk Reservoir.
Security crackdown begins in Bagdad

"Sirens wailed throughout Baghdad yesterday as shoppers rushed out to stock up on food in the face of extended curfews and one of the largest citywide security clampdowns in three years.

U.S. and Iraqi soldiers and police stopped almost every car on major roads and conducted random checks at the neighborhood level as they kicked off a massive operation aimed at restoring security to the city of 6 million people."


Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Jesus replied, "What is impossible with men is possible with God."

Luke 18:27 (NIV)

Pool, waterfall, mudlick dellenite on Mudlick Creek.
President sneaks off to Bagdad

"The POTUS is on board!" yelled a man of nearly 60 wearing a Navy baseball cap, dark pants and no tie, who had just climbed the drop-down backstairs of Air Force One in the dark and slipped into the rearmost cabin, crammed full with reporters and photographers.

It was, in fact, not just the customary announcement made when the president of the United States (POTUS) boards his plane. This was, in fact, the POTUS himself, minutes before Monday night's secret trip to Baghdad, one so elaborately planned that it included the president lying to his closest aides and the White House duping reporters."


Tuesday, June 13, 2006

But when they saw him walking on the lake, they thought he was a ghost. They cried out, because they all saw him and were terrified. Immediately he spoke to them and said, "Take courage! It is I. Don't be afraid."

Mark 6:49-50 (NIV)

Kilauea Point Lighthouse, Kauai.
Karl Rove not Indicted...

moonbat go crazees
Evo Morales former backer feels betrayed by the Pinkos.....Duh?

"Adriana Gil braved death threats, public insults and social ostracism to campaign for Evo Morales in Bolivia's conservative eastern region during the presidential election last year. She now feels "betrayed" by the ruling Movement Toward Socialism, which expelled her and invaded her family's land."


She's suprised by this? SHE's suprised that she had her land confiscated? SHE's suprised that the MOVEment Toward SOCIALISM(Marxism) could do such things? I think she needs to read this book "The Black Book of Communism".
US suffers demoralizing rout to the Giant Czechs

"The United States men suffered the worst possible outcome in their World Cup Group E opener. The Czech Republic received striker Jan Koller's goal in the fifth minute, then a pair from midfielder Tomas Rosicky to soundly defeat the Americans 3-0.

The United States managed only one shot on goal"


How can you replace 6'8" Koller with a 6'7" inch striker?

Monday, June 12, 2006

Seeing ye have purified your souls in obeying the truth through the Spirit unto unfeigned love of the brethren, see that ye love one another with a pure heart fervently:

1 Peter 1:22

Sepia view of Mudlick Falls going into a deep pool.
The World Cup banned in Somalia

Along with law and order and order and order. Lots of anarchy there however. But I guess they do have Sharia law! Outstanding. I'm certain the public is ecstatic about that.


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U-S-A, U-S-A

Today, 1055 CST. USA v Czech Republic.

Let's go Yankees!
How do abortionists tell their kids what they do?

"A friend of mine told me of a recent conversation at his family's dinner table that keeps reverberating in my mind. His wife, a physician, also performs abortions. And their 9-year-old son -- hearing the words and curious about its meaning -- looked up from his plate and asked,

"What is an abortion?" His mother tried carefully to describe it in simple terms.

"But," said her son, "that means killing the baby." The mother then explained that there are certain months during which an abortion cannot be performed, with very few exceptions. The 9-year-old shook his head. "But," he said, "it doesn't matter what month. It still means killing the babies."


I always wondered the justification. If abortion is so humane, then tell me how you can explain it to a child? Justify.

Sunday, June 11, 2006

I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes: first for the Jew, then for the Gentile.

Romans 1:16 (NIV)

One of the west-northwest mountain ranges on Kauai. What a tremendous island.
A blessed Sunday to you and yours.

May the Lord bless you and keep you, may he shine his face upon you. May the Lord lift up his countenance upon and give you peace.
Soca Warriors celebrate tie in their first World Cup match

Good job Trinidad and Tobago! They tied Sweden yesterday in a very brave game on their part, competing well with 10 men to 11.

Love the underdog

Other matches... Argentina defeated Ivory Coast 2-1 and England beat Paraguay 1-0.

Saturday, June 10, 2006

I went past the field of the sluggard, past the vineyard of the man who lacks judgment; thorns had come up everywhere, the ground was covered with weeds, and the stone wall was in ruins. I applied my heart to what I observed and learned a lesson from what I saw: A little sleep, a little slumber, a little folding of the hands to rest -- and poverty will come on you like a bandit and scarcity like an armed man.

Proverbs 24:30-34 (NIV)

Mudlick Creek.
Cat chases a bear up a tree... Twice!

I love this story.

"A black bear picked the wrong New Jersey yard for a jaunt earlier this week, running into a territorial tabby who ran the furry beast up a tree twice.

Jack, a 15-pound orange-and-white cat, keeps a close vigil on his property, chasing small animals when he can, but his owners and neighbors say his latest escapade was surprising."

Israel apologizes for shell explosion at a Gaza beach

"Defense Minister Amir Peretz on Saturday expressed his condolences to Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas for the explosion of an IDF artillery shell on a Gaza beach on Friday that left seven civilians dead.

Peretz said that the defense ministry would do all that was in its power to prevent the recurrence of any such act."


Never believe it when people establish an equivalence between the two sides. Israel shows the difference, they apologize when civilians die. The Palestinians celebrate (remember the post-911 parades in Gaza).
The World Cup is on


Germany 4-- Costa Rica 2

Ecuador 2-- Poland 0

Go England vs Paraguay!
Spain's Socialist government to grant Human rights to Great Apes?

"Spain could soon become the first country in the world to give chimpanzees, gorillas, orangutans and other great apes some of the fundamental rights granted to human beings with a law being proposed by members of the ruling Socialist coalition."


It would be nice if they cared about ruthless African dictators, like Robert Mugabe. Guess they don't care about people, they care more about Apes. Oh yeah, abortion, I bet they would care more about forced ape abortions, than the forced abortions in China.

Look, I'm pro-wildlife, but I think its absolute silly to grant non-humans, human right protections. But what do you expect from neo-Marxist sympathizers?

And how do apes adjucate their own cases, will there be an Ape only World Court? And what about inter-group war crimes between Chimp groups. They're quite brutal you know. Will we hold the males accountable for Chimp war crimes?
Zaraqawi died surrounded by US Soldiers

"Master terrorist Abu Musab Zarqawi mumbled a few words as he lay mortally wounded on a stretcher amid the rubble of his bombed-out meeting place, made a feeble attempt to get up and then died surrounded by U.S. Army soldiers."


Sorry about your luck Zarqawi, not the way you wanted to go. What an amazing story.

Friday, June 09, 2006

A man's pride brings him low, but a man of lowly spirit gains honor.

Proverbs 29:23 (NIV)

Mudlick Creek at Sam A Baker State Park.
Preview of the World Cup

Over at Soccertimes
The World Cup is Here.........!


Germany vs Costa Rica

Germany 2, Costa Rica 0 will be the result.
Delay bids goodbye to the House

"When the Texas Republican took the floor to deliver a goodbye address to his colleagues after 22 years in Congress, most Democrats didn't bother to stay.

When he started talking about liberals' wanting to take more money out of people's pockets, the Democrats hissed, and most of the 50 left in the chamber stood and walked out.

Now the speech

""I have scraped and clawed for every vote, every amendment, for every word of every bill that I believed in my heart would protect human freedom and defend human dignity," he said yesterday. "I have done so at all times honorably and honestly, Mr. Speaker, as God is my witness and history is my judge. If given the chance to do it all again there's only one thing I would change: I would fight even harder."


We will miss "The Hammer" in the House. He fought for his principles.
Zarqawi's death is a setback to the Islamists

"Al Qaeda terrorist leader Abu Musab Zarqawi was a key strategic planner of deadly suicide bombings and gruesome execution-style slayings, and his death is a major setback for Islamist extremists in Iraq and elsewhere, U.S. counterterrorism officials said yesterday.

"He was leading the charge and was the jihadists' driving force in both planning and operations, and in raising money," one official said."


Thursday, June 08, 2006

Remember, O LORD, your great mercy and love, for they are from of old. Remember not the sins of my youth and my rebellious ways; according to your love remember me, for you are good, O LORD.

Psalm 25:6,7 (NIV)

Black and white shot of Mudlick Creek falls.
What does the media have to say about Zarqawi's implosion

Zaraqawi Dead

"Abu Musab Zarqawi, al Qaeda's leader in Iraq who led a bloody campaign of suicide bombings and kidnappings, has been killed in an air strike, U.S. and Iraqi officials said today, adding that his identity was confirmed by fingerprints and a look at his face. It was a major victory in the U.S.-led war in Iraq and the broader war on terror."

Gateway Pundit has more, including a map.


Wednesday, June 07, 2006

Like a city whose walls are broken down is a man who lacks self-control.

Proverbs 25:28 (NIV)

View of Waimea Canyon, Kauai (Hawaii). From my honeymoon trip (my only panorama from the trip). The Grand Canyon of the Pacific.
EA Sports has the Czech Republic winning the World Cup

Brazil will not repeat as World Cup champion, according to a simulation of the tournament.
Electronic Arts, using the simulation engine from its 2006 FIFA World Cup video game, has the Czechs defeating Brazil 2-1 in the final.

Visit this site, if you are interested in Iran

Mark Bowden's book "Guests of the Ayatollah" is featured on this website.....

Check it out. 1979, not a good year for US Prestige.
We're offering Iran nuclear technology??? Whuuuuu?

"U.S. officials have refused to discuss the incentives being offered Tehran for its cooperation, but diplomats in Europe told the Associated Press they include a new concession by the United States that it would share technology for civilian nuclear programs with Iran if Tehran agrees to stop enriching uranium, a critical step in developing a nuclear bomb.

The United States agreed to a similar package in the mid-1990s to North Korea, only to discover years later that Pyongyang had secretly pursued a nuclear bomb program anyway."


Absolute lunacy... We're going to reward Iran for all of their misdeeds? Remember Pyongyang.... Herroooo Hans Brix. Herrooooo President Bush?
Europe to be less "productive" during World Cup

"With soccer-crazed Europeans poised to choose between their sport and job responsibilities, the World Cup could drain productivity overseas, economists and employment specialists warn.

More than 3 million fans are expected to travel to Germany to see World Cup games live, and a billion are expected to watch on television in Europe alone. Worldwide, workers will miss a total of 4 million days of work, and millions will watch live broadcasts of games through high-speed Internet connections at their offices."


How could productivity in France decrease any more? Seriously though, we're down to like 2 days! till the World Cup Starts!. Look for coverage here at CMM. USA USA USA

Fire pit, Backcountry camp, Mudlick trail, Sam A Baker State Park.

Tuesday, June 06, 2006

This day I call heaven and earth as witnesses against you that I have set before you life and death, blessings and curses. Now choose life, so that you and your children may live.

Deuteronomy 30:19 (NIV)

Deep pool and falls, Mudlick Creek.
Evidence was Planted?

Or so says the head cleric at the mosque in Toronto where the terror suspects attend. Yeah, it's planted alright. Bah!

If it does not fit, you must acquit?


Monday, June 05, 2006

"But go and learn what this means: 'I desire mercy, not sacrifice.' For I have not come to call the righteous, but sinners."

Matthew 9:13 (NIV)

More of Mudlick Creek.
Learn more about the Scenic eastern Ozarks

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Thank you Jimmy Carter for your Iran policy

I ALWAYS have to bring up Jimmy C and his buddy the old "man of god" himself Khomeini when I hear Iran mentioned. Gateway Pundit posted on the Leftists-Islamist alliance. Well it's back with Mahmoud now.

Never forget Jimmy Carter and his so called "human rights presidency" led to the deaths of thousands of Iranians via the "revolution......rather a reversion".

What's absolutely hilarious is that Jimmy is offering advice on Iran! Hehehehahah.

Hey Leftists! You can have Mahmoud. You can have Chavez. You can most certainly keep Jimmy Carter!

Gateway Pundit: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's Leftist Apologists

Sunday, June 04, 2006

"Those who cling to worthless idols forfeit the grace that could be theirs."

Jonah 2:8 (NIV)

Mudlick Creek. Beautiful area, clear water, igneous rock.
Only in America?

Where you can't have a cros at a war memorial. Time to remove all the crosses at Normandy?

God Forbid

Gateway Pundit: Things Don't look Good For the Mt. Soledad Monument

Local One Room School House, Vulcan Missouri. It's now a community center. Built in 1939. Thought it had a distinctive appearance.
Iraqi Islamic Zealots enforce "No spicy food for you"

Ridiculous, except they've actually killed people for selling falafel.

As the purveyors of nothing spicier than the odd dash of hot chili sauce, Baghdad's falafel vendors had never imagined their snacks might be deemed a threat to public morality.

Is Bad Gas a threat to public morality?

Now, though, their simple offerings of chickpeas fried in bread crumbs have gone the same way as alcohol, pop music and foreign films -- labeled theologically impure by the country's growing number of Islamic zealots.

In a bizarre example of Iraq's creeping "Talibanization," militants visited falafel vendors a couple of weeks ago, telling them to pack up their stalls by today or be killed.

Oh what a great time to be in Iraq


Saturday, June 03, 2006

I spread out my hands to you; my soul thirsts for you like a parched land.

Psalm 143:6 (NIV)

Water, rocks, trees.
Mullahcracy/Lunacy cannot hold back Iranians

The protests won't stop and they won't quit. Freedom to the Iranian masses. Down with the tyrannical regime in Iran.

Seriously, they look like they're tired of it there, particularly the Turkish peoples of Iran.

Gateway Pundit: Despite Martial Law, 10,000 Protest in Tabriz, Iran
President Bush becoming Panderer-in-Chief?

I greatly respect President Bush, but he's beginning to hit the pander-button once too many times

"The president, now fully aware that his plummeting approval ratings could cost the Republicans control of one or both congressional chambers in November, will use his radio address today and a speech Monday to push a constitutional amendment banning same-sex "marriage," just as the Senate prepares to vote on the issue.


Seriously.....where's he been on the gay "marriage" issue lately? It's too convenient of a response and it doesn't seem genuine.

Friday, June 02, 2006

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. The one who sows to please his sinful nature, from that nature will reap destruction; the one who sows to please the Spirit, from the Spirit will reap eternal life. Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.

Galatians 6:7-9 (NIV)

Deep pool, cliffs, mudlick creek.
Foreign Exchange growth in May

"Foreign exchange investors, who were losing for a long time, earned in May after a year. Foreign exchange investors earned between 23.37 pct and 18.59 pct in May due fluctuations in international markets. Those who invested in the stock exchange in May lost about 13.10 pct. "

White House's Iranian "policy" is a fumble

Writes Michael Rubin at NRO, "Rice’s announcement that U.S. officials were prepared to both offer the Iranian regime new incentives and sit down with it was a strategic fumble. Not only did Rice provide Ahmadinejad with an opportunity to humiliate the “arrogant power” to his domestic audience, but she also undercut what little international credibility the U.S. retains."

We're being laughed at by a lunatic.......What has happened Bush Administration?

There's more

"On September 20, 2001, President Bush declared, “Either you are with us, or you are with the terrorists.” With Bush’s decision to abandon freedom-seekers across the region, and reward a terror-sponsoring Iranian regime in noncompliance with its international commitments, the White House has signaled to the world, stand with us if you want, but we only respond when you’re against us."
President Bush threatens "increased fines".......ooohhh

"President Bush yesterday rejected House Republicans' stance that illegal aliens must return home, calling it "wrong and unrealistic" and saying many will have to be allowed to stay.

Speaking to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, a block from the White House, Mr. Bush also directly challenged businesses to hire only legal workers, and said "those that don't should be prepared to face increased fines."


Yeah, like you've been fining businesses who hire illegal workers as it is. What like 3 fines were levied last year or something. 3! What has happened to the Bush administration. Seems more like Bush 41 than our Bush 43 of yore.

Thursday, June 01, 2006

My son, do not despise the LORD's discipline and do not resent his rebuke, because the LORD disciplines those he loves, as a father the son he delights in.

Proverbs 3:11-12 (NIV)

Looking down at falls in the Mudlick Creek shut-ins area.
White House betrays Iranian Opposition

and rewards the......holocaust denying, terror sponsoring, world-defying, 7th Century, Death to Amerika, Death to Israel chanting regime. When the President of a UN State threatens to "wipe off the map" another UN State, that regime does NOT deserve any Carrot whatsoever.

Thank you Bush Administration, nice war on terror you got there. You're going to negotiate with Tehran. Good luck on that. I don't want war, but I do want toughness, haven't seen much of it lately. (And don't even comment Democrats......., Madeleine Albright and the like.)

Michael Ledeen says it well......

"Most everyone in this game undoubtedly expects the Iranians to send us to hell, as they have every time we’ve offered them diplomatic carrots in exchange for their surrender of atomic weapons in advance. "

NO Iranian policy leads to....."The net effect of this announcement is likely to be further confusion inside Iran (both regime and opposition will wonder what our policy is, neither being able to conceive that we have none)."
Persecution in Vietnam

Christians endure brutal attack in Vietnam. Pray

Find out what the heck happened on your Birthday

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You entered: 9/2/1976
Your date of conception was on or about 11 December 1975 which was a Thursday.
You were born on a Thursdayunder the astrological sign Virgo.

s of 6/1/2006 8:25:39 AM EDTYou are 29 years old.
You are 357 months old.You are 1,552 weeks old.
You are 10,864 days old.
You are 260,744 hours old.
You are 15,644,665 minutes old.
You are 938,679,939 seconds old.
Your age is the equivalent of a dog that is 4.25205479452055 years old. (You're still chasing cats!)

Your birth tree is Pine Tree