Weekly Update from Mark Armstrong
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Weekly Update from Headquarters
15 September 2017
Greetings from Tyler,
You probably saw that there was another attempted terrorist bombing on a London
train. Thankfully, the device
did not fully detonate, but apparently did release a fireball that caused a
panic and a stampede that resulted in additional injuries.
Another round of angry protest is underway in St. Louis as a result of a police
officer being found not guilty of murder in the shooting death of a suspect who
led police on a high-speed chase.
Most of us may not know the details of the case, but it seems that any
police officer involved in the death of a minority must be found guilty of
murder. If not, as in this St. Louis
example, protesters take
to the streets standing across shutting down major intersections and moving to
block the Interstate. This
situation is fluid and playing out at present.
We can only hope it doesn't spiral out of control and result in arson and
No doubt the anarchists
are off to St. Louis as fast as they can get there.
The so-called "anti-fascist" thugs are looking for any excuse to riot.
And it turns out that the "leaders" and the instigators are largely high
school and college professors.
School isn't what it used to be. Now
it seems to be ground zero for brainwashing youth on a host of subjects.
Number one is that the United States is a vile, racist entity that
deserves to descend into violent anarchy.
The thugs seem to show up in force every time someone, particularly anyone with
conservative credentials, is scheduled to speak.
patriotic love for America with "racism and violence,"
and pretend that their doing society a favor by wearing black masks and wielding
bats at those with whom they disagree.
Many, if not most, would be convicted felons by now, except the police
seem to stand by and watch or vacate the premises completely whenever the black
masks start to commit mayhem. The
anarchists apparently believe that their philosophy is reasonable and completely
justified, and they've received cover from the mainstream media that seem to
agree with their line of logic and justify their actions.
Perhaps the most
concerning news of the week
was the launch of another intermediate range missile by North Korea.
This one flew over one of the Japanese islands, setting off sirens
warning of an attack.
Kim Jong-un couldn't be prouder of himself.
He's basking in the glory of newfound capability, and threatening South
Korea, Japan and the United States constantly.
One of his commanders recently informed a reporter that the
North Korean military is awaiting word from the supreme leader that will
commence a military attack that will re-unify the Korean peninsula under the
North's rule and turn the United States into a sea of fire.
Our upcoming issue of
TCW magazine carries a follow up
to the cover and the story in our last issue which follows the provocations that
have continued to escalate.
Hopefully, Kim's military threats are exaggerated,
but having proven nuclear
explosive capabilities and ICBM's is more than a little unnerving.
Meanwhile we have
the thought police and the
speech police that seem to inhabit most news organizations, schools and
universities, and also the major corporations that act as enforcers to mete out
punishment to any who stray from their "gay," trans-gender, socialist ideology.
We have arrived at a point where the
Bible is contraband in polite society.
History must be rewritten so as to condemn the prosperity of the Western
culture and conceal the many failures of socialism and communism.
It's getting more difficult to let anybody know that you're a Christian,
believe in the Bible or hold fast to God's Word.
Maybe that's why
the pope is so busy changing the very definition of
Christianity. His off-the-cuff
comments are becoming ever more bizarre.
Christianity is being changed to society's version of "social justice."
Here's some news.
Western culture won't survive the pope's version of "social justice."
requires that we bring in all the poor on planet earth and support them in
homo-topia. Disaster has already
been brought about all across Europe, and more than a few, including the pope,
demand it for the United States.
He's also pushing for a "strong federal union" in Europe, with open borders and
unimpeded immigration. It's a recipe
Mrs. Lois Chapman's funeral is scheduled for this afternoon.
She was our secretary on the board of directors for the Garner Ted
Armstrong Evangelistic Assn. She
lived an exemplary life, through some difficult trials, but thrived
nevertheless, showing no bitterness at all.
Many times we saw her showing up for church, even though it required
tremendous effort on her part. She
was a joy and an inspiration to all who knew her, and we will miss her terribly.