ISIS ready to use nukes...?

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Is ISIS on the verge of having nukes…?  According to the “Project on Managing the Atom,” they may very well be.

“The possibility of a nuclear-armed ISIS may not be as far-off as many experts suggest, a Harvard researcher has warned.

In a recent report for Project on Managing the Atom from Harvard’s Belfer Center, Matthew Bunn explains how the threat of nuclear terrorism is rising as extremist groups continue to evolve.

While there has not been any concrete indication that ISIS is pursuing nuclear materials, the researcher says that the actions and rhetoric of the group suggest its need for such powerful weapons.”

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Is WW III about to ignite...?

Written by David DiCrescenzo on . Posted in World News

While we’ve been busy rehashing every comment, detail, and innuendo of the recent Republican free for all that was billed as a debate, the “stuff” is getting ready to hit the fan over in the hotbed of Syria.

In case you haven’t heard since our media is not reporting on it, the Saudis and their friends are conducting a massive build-up of men and equipment to include 350,000 troops, 20,000 tanks, 2,450 planes, and 460 helicopters all pointed at Syria.

Mind you, I really couldn’t care less about Syria, however is reporting that this situation is pitting the Saudis and Turks against the Russians and Syria with the latter placing their planes on standby with orders to shoot down any Saudi or Turkish plane that crosses into Syria.  Click here for more:  

According to

“Russia will have no choice but to use Tactical (Battlefield) Nuclear Weapons to defend Syria once a ground invasion begins within 18 days, by 350,000 troops, 20,000 Tanks, 2,450 military planes  and 460 Helicopters from 25 countries massing in northern Saudi Arabia.  Syria has warned "any aggressor entering the country will go home in wooden coffins;" Russia has said "any country sending ground troops into Syria without permission will be considered a declaration of war."

For that story, click here.   

Let me add that we can expect to stop enjoying the “cheap” prices at the pumps very soon.  War costs money.

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Disaster in Nepal...death toll 3200 and rising

Written by David DiCrescenzo on . Posted in World News

Publisher’s note:  As this story unfolds and more details become available, it is clear that by the time the sifting through rubble is done, and however many aftershocks take their toll, this tragedy will have claimed the lives of many and seriously injured countless more.  

Rescue efforts are under way and mounting for what will be a daunting task.  Roads will be difficult to pass making basic necessities like food, water, clothing and shelter, medical supplies and so much more very difficult to come by. 

We will hear stories of families separated by death and a few miraculous recoveries.

This will be exponentially worse than what might occur in any of our known areas prone to such an event because while many of our buildings and structures are designed and built to withstand a very potent hit, most of the buildings in Nepal are very old and not constructed with the same engineering that we might employ.

While considering this horror and what I might do if I found myself in the middle of such an event, I was struck with fragility of life and the warning of Luke 21:11.  We just don’t know what the very next moment could bring. Have we left anything unsaid?  Is there anyone we need to say “I love you” or apologize to?  Is there a wrong that needs to be righted?  Most importantly, are we right with God? 

I know from personal experience that if the latter is covered, all of the rest and so much more becomes a little easier. It’s never going to be a cakewalk this side of Heaven, but the time to decide is before “the earthquake” hits.  It is too late after.  Maybe today is the day to consider that before your own “earthquake” strikes. 

Fox News:  U.N. spokeswoman Orla Fagan, who is heading to Nepal, said preventing the spread of disease is one of the most important tasks facing aid workers who are arriving.

"There are 14 international medical teams on the way and either 14 or 15 international search-and-rescue teams on the way," she said. "They need to get in as soon as possible. They will use military aircraft to get them into Nepal."

The Pentagon says a U.S. military plane has departed from the Dover Air Force Base in Delaware bound for the earthquake-stricken nation.

Onboard are 70 personnel, including a U.S. Agency for International Development disaster assistance response team, a Virginia-based search and rescue team and 45 tons of cargo to provide assistance to areas hit by Saturday's massive quake.

The Pentagon says the flight is expected to arrive at Kathmandu on Monday.

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Isis suicide bomber claims 35

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Publisher’s note:  I sense that we are almost getting desensitized to the expanding and developing problem with ISIS.  Certainly, we are in the beginning throes of WWIII, and so many continue to focus on the trivial.

Fox News:  KABUL, Afghanistan –  A motorcycle-riding suicide bomber attacked a bank branch Saturday in eastern Afghanistan, killing at least 35 people in a deadly attack the country's president said was claimed by the Islamic State group.

The attack marks a major escalation in the country's fight against an affiliate of the extremist group that now holds a third of Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate. It also comes as Afghan security forces fight against the Taliban after U.S. and NATO forces ended their combat mission in the country at the start of the year, yet another challenge for the war-ravaged nation.

The attack in Jalalabad, capital of eastern Nangarhar province, targeted a crowd of soldiers and civilians gathered outside the bank to receive their monthly salaries. The blast killed at least 35 people and wounded 125, said Ahmad Zia Abdulzai, a spokesman for the provincial governor.

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Germanwings co-pilot a radicalized muslim?

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Publisher’s note:  I did some searching and have learned that lots of bloggers and non-mainstream new outlets are posting information that the co-pilot of the downed Germanwings Airbus was a recent convert to islam and had been radicalized.  Obviously, the main stream media needs to do a much better job of investigating this incident and report the truth, either way.

The following are excerpts from the fairest report I’ve seen on the subject from

“The Daily Mail report on the air disaster adds that investigators said they have not found a suicide note nor any evidence of a political or religious motivation.

However, there are reports circulating in non-mainstream German news outlets that Andreas Lubitz was a Muslim convert who was trained in a radicalized mosque and may have been acting under orders from Islamic handlers when he set his aircraft on a death course.”


“On her website, Pamela Geller — a frequent critic of, and watchdog for, Islamic extremism and the dangers it presents — offers evidence of the possible religious conversion of the co-pilot in the form of a Facebook page of unknown origin.

The page that suggests it’s associated with Islam contains a post proclaiming: “Our holy martyr Lubitz died for our prophet. LONG LIVE HIS SOUL.” Again, the origin and authenticity of this social media posting are unknown.”

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