Destroyed by the Well Crafted Story

They lied to us. But, they weren’t just simple lies spoken against simple truths. They wrapped themselves in the flag and told us well-crafted stories that lured us away from our ideals, inch by precious inch.

They told us about suffering and woe. They cried out against imagined evils. They enticed us with visions of peace and prosperity. They promoted themselves as honest, benevolent and humane. And, within their beautiful tales they carefully insinuated their lies.

With the power of words, they slipped past our defenses and destroyed us. They sapped our strength and stole our will, until there was no one left to guard the gates of freedom.

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A Big Hook in Gog and a Hoax Reminder

Russia did something this week, that I did not expect them to do. And, it represents a gigantic investment in both Syria and Iran. It might also be a battlefield test of the S-300V4 anti-aircraft system against America’s F-35 stealth fighter.

What the Russians gave Syria – and yes, it was a gift – is worth more than $4 billion. And, Russia doesn’t DO gifts like that, unless there’s a really big purpose behind it. And, that purpose is to shoot down Israeli jets and kill Israeli fighter pilots.

What Israel does in response, is uncertain.

Unfortunately, this story also brings a reminder that there are hoaxers out there, attempting to capitalize on this event, and events like it, by making up stories that just aren’t true.

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A Stage Set for War

The world is preparing for war. Some hope to stay out of it. Some push for it. Some fear losing it. And, you can tell that it’s coming because of what the players are doing to move into what they think is the best position for winning this war.

The fear in everyone’s heart is that this will be a World War that will engulf the globe. And, that’s a valid fear, since the great powers are the ones doing the maneuvering.

Unfortunately, the focus is – and will be – Israel.

She didn’t start out as ‘the focus’. She certainly doesn’t want to be the focus. But, she’ll be the focus. And, the world will be shaken by what happens.

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