Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Better Customer Service.

Tom's Journal.

This Chili will be PERFECT for our Wisconsin football games in the comfort of our own living room Sundays after church and Monday night football !! I just wonder if our "Gov't" will cancel football too.
I will buy the ingredients we don't yet have TODAY! Woo Woo! Enjoy. WE have some friends who would really dig this spicy dish. How about YOU?

Guy Fieri

Dragon's Breath Chili

Recipe courtesy Guy Fieri, May 2008

Show: Guy's Big Bite Episode: Fuel the Fieri

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  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons bacon grease, or canola oil
  • 2 red bell peppers, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 jalapenos, minced (about 2 tablespoons)
  • 3 Anaheim chiles, roasted, peeled, chopped
  • 3 poblano chiles, roasted, peeled, chopped
  • 2 yellow onions, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 head garlic, minced (about 1/4 cup)
  • 1 pound boneless chuck, trimmed and cut into 1/4-inch cubes
  • 2 pounds ground beef, coarse grind
  • 1 pound bulk Italian sausage
  • 2 teaspoons granulated onion
  • 2 teaspoons granulated garlic
  • 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons hot paprika
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 teaspoons ground coriander
  • 2 teaspoons cayenne pepper
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups tomato sauce
  • 1 cup tomato paste
  • 12 ounces lager beer
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 2 (15.5-ounce) cans pinto beans, with juice
  • 2 (15.5-ounce) cans kidney beans, with juice
  • Double-Fried French Fries, recipe follows
  • Saltine crackers, for garnish
  • 1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup shredded Cheddar


In large stock pot over high heat, add butter and bacon grease. Add bell pepper, jalapeno, chiles and onion and cook until caramelized, about 5 minutes. Add garlic and saute a minute longer. Add chuck and brown. Add ground beef and sausage to brown and stir gently, trying not to break up the ground beef too much. Cook until meat is nicely browned and cooked through, about 7 to10 minutes. Add in granulated onions, granulated garlic, chili powder, paprika, cumin, coriander, cayenne, salt and pepper and cook for 1 minute. Add in tomato sauce and paste and stir for 2 minutes. Stir in beer and chicken stock. Add beans, lower heat and simmer for 2 hours.

Serve in bowls over Double-Fried French Fries and garnish with Saltine crackers, green onions and shredded Cheddar.

Double-Fried French Fries

  • 4 (4 to 5-inches long) russet potatoes (about 2 pounds)
  • 2 quarts canola oil
  • 1 tablespoons fine-grain sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Peel potatoes on the sides, leaving the ends with the skin on. Cut the potatoes into 1/3-inch slices and then slice into 1/3-inch sticks.

Fill a large bowl with water and soak potatoes, submerged, for at least 30 minutes up to 24 hours. This will help remove the excess starch from the potatoes and keep them from oxidizing.

Heat a heavy stock pot fitted with a deep-fry thermometer with oil to 325 degrees F.

Remove potatoes from the water, and pat dry to remove excess water. Add 2 handfuls of potatoes to hot oil. There should be at least 1-inch of oil above the potatoes. Par cook until potatoes are light brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove potatoes, gently shaking off excess oil and let drain on rack. Repeat until all of the potatoes are par cooked.

Raise heat of oil to 350 degrees F.

Cook potatoes again, 2 handfuls at a time, until golden brown, about 2 minutes. Remove from oil, shake off excess oil, and season lightly in a bowl with salt and pepper. Repeat until all potatoes are cooked.

Yield: 8 servings

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Hi, Everyone,

I want to share with you some great information that I found out purely by accident. I believe it can also save and create jobs in America while giving people better customer service.

So how many times have you called a company's service phone line and found that the representative could barely speak English? Once with a major mortgage company it was so bad I demanded to speak with someone who spoke English. Right at that moment I broke the code, the secret password for customer service.

Come to find out that every American company using overseas operators must transfer you to an American representative by your saying.......
"I want to speak to a representative in America ."
(Don't take no for an answer on this.)

This was confirmed by the American representative that they must transfer you after that request. I've tried it on a half a dozen major companies including cable, bank, phone and mortgage companies. It works every time and I actually get my issues taken care of.

Last thing to help save even more jobs.... don't use the automated check out lanes they are pushing at the big box stores. Once again, I found out that if we use those check outs rather than cashiers, people lose their jobs too. I've refused to use the automated check outs and have had two cashiers already thank me for helping them keep their jobs.

Milwaukee Police Officer Shot.

Tom's Journal.

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[Below] I know where this area [ghetto] is and what type/ kind of people live on the "North Side of Milwaukee..." I was forced to live there for a short time when every human being deserted me in the Winter of '94-95 -- hard times... lol. Why is it that un-wed welfare moms, shiftless high school drop outs and other derelicts always seem to have money for DRUGS and illegal guns owned by felons? And I will bet my last dollar that ACORN is alive and well in Milwaukee.
I am NOT felon and I [a Veteran]vote for the candidate who upholds the U.S. CONSTITUTION and moral values-- as much as I can judge and research with my eyes and ears. Well, I don't want to sound like a broken record but it's USUALLY HOW A PERSON WAS BROUGHT UP BY 2 PARENTS-- that determines how the child will grow up and be productive or not. That is my opinion. For example, just throw a lot of 18 yer old guys into the 'mix' of Army Basic Training, and when you observed all the misfits, it is likely that they came from a 'broken home' or had some other traumatic event in their lives that makes them so bitter, independent and hard to train. I believe that my Mom and Dad did the best they could raising we 5 children in the 1960's, but I kind of wish I would have/ could have be exposed to the Bible more in early life. It just may have prevented me from learning everything the hard way...LOL. Still, I know the Lord NOW, and that is a good thing, and very comforting.
I feel bad that the majority of my extended family still will not embrace the Lord and Know Him although I have tried many times the best, kindest way I know how to share the good news of the Gospel. Mostly they get a thrill out of reminding me of all the bad things I did BEFORE I found the Lord, and how could a big time sinner like me ever go to heaven, and what gives ME the right to preach and share holy things with others. They don't want to see me happy and joyful-- they would rather drag me down into their ignorant level of stupidity. Surely the devil has blinded them. Go figure, if Jesus couldn't take sense into the Pharisees and Scribes, how can I expect to?? And now I am especially "wicked" for posting that article about some of the Catholic heads being involved in the ACORN scandal yesterday.... Ha!
It doesn't matter if you come in 1st, 2nd or last-- just so long as you cross the FINISH LINE [ get to Heaven!]. Give thanks to GOD and His faithful servants who HELPED you [us] find the Lord! From all my past and recent Blog posts, things could start popping at any time now. There is NOTING THAT WE HAVE, POSSESS, OWN, RELY ON, KNOW, THAT WILL SAVE US, except our personal relationship with God through JESUS CHRIST! And as we patiently wait for His return-- what are we doing in the mean time? Do we all have a share in sharing the Word of God, the fruitage of the lips? Or are we living for ourselves and partying down like there is no tomorrow? Please ponder on this.

My dear wife, helped me by holding a 'box wrench' on the bolts while I was contorting my fat body inside my '07 Dodge Ram 4 by 4 truck bed with the cap on top -- and I am so glad Sharon helped me with that!! She just got back from getting a few tasty bombers/ hot sandwiches from SUBWAY! Woo Woo! I gave her a $50 bill and told her to keep the change. The girls who work at Subway know Sharon very well/ friends. Sharon is a great helper who used to be a 'Tom-boy' and has a lot of mechanical aptitude as I teach her carpentry and welding, self defense, etc. She is a wizard with the PC, sewing, gardening and a great cook. We still argue sometimes but I love her dearly.

Tom Schuckman
Jesus is Lord

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

U.S. to break up soon?

Tom's Journal.

I personally think that this following article COULD/ WOULD come true and have pondered about this a few times --- except that I [and I think that most other Christians] believe that the Lord Jesus Christ will return before this happens. Nations, old and recent follow a pattern or circle from slavery or subjection though independence and liberty, but after they become rich and powerful grow corrupt and decadent soon afterward. I am a History Buff besides a serious Bible student these past 40 years or so. Some things just never change. Our grand ideals and pure aspirations seem to fade after we acquire some modicum wealth and power-- and we start to think too full of ourselves and fall away from the Creator.
Were it not for my strong Faith in the God of the Bible and His promises to all true Christians -- I would be worried too about my future. But no matter if I live or die-- I am completely covered by the ransom sacrifice of JESUS CHRIST... and SAVED!

Sharon is feeling better today and the house is clean-- thanks to my very fine VA appointed cleaning lady, Sue! I will probably be in better spirits after I get shots in both knees on Thursday at the VA Hosp. in Milwaukee. I bought 2 fine pieces of wood for special carving-- one of Cherry wood and the other, Walnut $$$$ and they were very pricey, but I get great satisfaction in making the "clinging cross", etc, with an assortment of special power tools in my small wood shop in the basement. I sometimes work outside on the picnic table when the weather is nice, and tomorrow may be the last nice sunny day before more cold and rainy weather comes to us in S.E. WI. I will to post a picture of my wood working soon. I do many repairs, and carpentry around the house when my arthritis is better.


U.S. To Break Up Soon?
By Chuck Baldwin
September 29, 2009

This column is archived at

According to Macedonian Radio and Television On-line (MRT), a Russian
professor predicts the United States will fall apart in July 2010. MRT
reports, "'Mr. Obama is similar to the last Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev.
Gorbachev was also making great promises for the Soviet Union, but the
situation was only getting worse,' he said. By next summer, according to
Professor Panarin, the US will disintegrate into six blocs--and everyone
will get their piece. 'The probability that the United States of America
fall apart in July 2010 is more than 50 percent,' said Igor Panarin,
Professor at Moscow's Diplomatic Academy within the Russian Federation's
Ministry of Foreign Affairs."

MRT went on to report, "Panarin came up with his grim forecast while
analyzing the parallels between the Soviet Union in its final days and the
current situation in the United States. 'American dream ballooned seven
times in 11 years. During Gorbachev era, the Soviet dream ballooned five
times.' Americans hope [President] Barack Obama 'can work miracles,' he
wrote. 'But when spring comes, it will be clear that there are no

See the MRT report at

The Drudge Report confirmed the MRT report and added, "Professor Igor
Panarin said in an interview with the respected daily IZVESTIA . . . 'The
dollar is not secured by anything. The country's foreign debt has grown like
an avalanche, even though in the early 1980s there was no debt. By 1998,
when I first made my prediction, it had exceeded $2 trillion. Now it is more
than 11 trillion. This is a pyramid that can only collapse.'"

At least some of what Panarin said back in the fall of 2008 either has taken
place or is in the process of taking place. Drudge reported, "When asked
when the U.S. economy would collapse, Panarin said: 'It is already
collapsing. Due to the financial crisis, three of the largest and oldest
five banks on Wall Street have already ceased to exist, and two are barely
surviving. Their losses are the biggest in history. Now what we will see is
a change in the regulatory system on a global financial scale: America will
no longer be the world's financial regulator.'"

Drudge continued reporting Panarin as saying that "the U.S. will break up
into six parts-- the Pacific coast, with its growing Chinese population; the
South, with its Hispanics; Texas, where independence movements are on the
rise; the Atlantic coast, with its distinct and separate mentality; five of
the poorer central states with their large Native American populations; and
the northern states, where the influence from Canada is strong."

Panarin further suggested that Russia might even "claim Alaska."

See an archived version of Drudge's report at

Reporting on the same story, The Wall Street Journal said, "Prof. Panarin,
50 years old, is not a fringe figure. A former KGB analyst, he is dean of
the Russian Foreign Ministry's academy for future diplomats. He is invited
to Kremlin receptions, lectures students, publishes books, and appears in
the media as an expert on U.S.-Russian relations."

The WSJ goes on to say that Panarin believes that "mass immigration,
economic decline, and moral degradation will trigger a civil war next fall
and the collapse of the dollar."

See The Wall Street Journal report at

This is not the first time that Comrade Panarin has made such a prediction.
Joseph Farah, editor of World Net Daily, noted in December of 2008 that
Panarin has been making similar projections for the past ten years. In a
column regarding Panarin's predictions, Farah wrote, "Until recently, no one
took him very seriously. And then came the economic calamity that has rocked
Americans and the rest of the world, too. Now, Panarin's predictions of an
end of the United States, due to economic and moral collapse, is being taken
seriously by many."

Read Farah's column at

So, will the United States break up in 2010? Or 2011? Or 2012? Or anytime in
the near future, for that matter? If history is any teacher, the chances
would seem good that Panarin's predictions may be closer to reality than
anyone would like to admit.

A historian and linguist from South Africa recently wrote me a fascinating
letter, in which he chronicled the major world empires of history, dating
the time of their rise and fall. Here is what his calculations look like:

Assyria (859-612 B.C.): a 247-year reign.
Persia (538-330 B.C.): a 208-year reign.
Greece (331-100 B.C.): a 231-year reign.
The Roman Republic (260-27 B.C.): a 233-year reign.
The Roman Empire (27 B.C.-180 A.D.): a 207-year reign.
The Arab Empire (634-880 A.D.): a 246-year reign.
The Mameluke Empire (1250-1517 A.D.): a 267-year reign.
The Ottoman Empire (1320-1570 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
Spain (1500-1750 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
Romanov Russia (1682-1916 A.D.): a 234-year reign.
Great Britain (1700-1950 A.D.): a 250-year reign.
The USA (1790-2009 A.D.): 219 years and counting.

My honorable historian-friend calculates America's reign using its
post-Revolutionary War years. He notes that America's reign is currently at
219 years. He further notes that the average duration of every world
superpower listed above is a little over 238 years.

One does not need to be a master mathematician or possess a Ph.D. to realize
that America is fast approaching the mark in which every major world power
in history has either collapsed or, at a minimum, lost its world leadership
and power.

My friend also reminded me of his homeland's (South Africa's) demise. He
told me that he noticed the handwriting on the wall in time to relocate his
family to a more peaceful and stable European country. Many of his friends
and countrymen were not so fortunate, however, and thousands were killed and
their properties confiscated. He then warned me, "The period of Grace is
closing, in what is your homeland."

In addition, serious students of Holy Writ are also struck with the
similarities between societal conditions in America and those of Old
Testament Israel (as well as with Gentile nations) at those times of divine
judgment and retribution. As someone trenchantly said, "If God spares the
United States, He will have to apologize to Sodom and Gomorrah."

Will the Russian analyst's prophecies come true in 2010? Probably not. Does
that mean that America is impervious to some sort of national demise? Not at
all. Is America already in serious trouble? You bet. Could there be some
sort of break-up within the United States in the near future? In my opinion,
that is a very realistic probability. If this happens, will freedom suffer?
Almost certainly. Will those with tyrannical tendencies use the opportunity
of any national disaster to try and enslave us? They already do. I
personally do not believe that there is any "If" to the question. The only
questions are, "When?" and "To what degree?"

And, of course, there is another question: "When the break-up comes, how
many Americans understand the principles of liberty enough, and are
personally prepared enough, and are willing enough to resist whatever power
it may be that seeks to place us under the thumb of oppression and fight for
the same protections and vanguards of liberty that first established this
land?" Obviously, the answer to that question is yet to be determined, isn't

(c) Chuck Baldwin


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Monday, September 28, 2009

Catholic Church Funding ACORN.

Tom's Journal.

It is NOT my intention to anger, incite, or criticize good, God-fearing, Bible believing members of the Catholic church and good Americans of which I have many good friends. But God allows the real TRUTH to be manifest sooner or latter, and now is that time. I have left 'churches' who taught lies, falsehoods, errors and strayed from the pure meaning of the Scriptures [ the Bible], poisoning minds and hearts; and my well consumed Bible knowledge is a 'safety fuse' or 'red flag' that goes up in my head anytime something un-scriptural runs by my ears! "Let God be true though all men be liars."

This strongly revealed article jumped up in my face because it mentioned people, places, organizations that I am acquainted with-- that I actually pasted [articles and events] in my hand written Journal / Diary while living at the VET'S PLACE CENTRAL in the Winter of '94-95 on 3500 Wells Street in Milwaukee when I was attending MATC [Milwaukee Area Technical College] studying more welding and related subjects while also collecting tons of resources for my expose book. I got half way through with my book, 150 pages, and quit writing from getting side tracked from other pursuits. Now it's all coming together, and I am going to expose it!
Call me crazy, but that 'Black run Org' abused me and many others BIG TIME, while taking tons of Federal and State Funds $$$ to supposedly help homeless Veterans.... and I kept a good diary of those accounts for a future book that I was working on after I was called back to Chrysler in May of 1995. Please check this substantial article out. Wow! This a hot topic for me.


Tax Case »

September 24, 2009

Catholic Church Funding ACORN

By Cliff Kincaid / Accuracy in Media
Federal funding of ACORN is not just a Democrat Party or Obama Administration problem. As a chart (PDF) produced by House Republican Leader John Boehner shows, most of the federal money going to the organization was provided under President George W. Bush. This is not something that most Republicans want to talk about, especially now that they can use ACORN funding as a weapon against Obama and the Democrats. To Boehner's credit, however, he had sent a letter to Bush asking him to block all federal funding of ACORN. The Bush Administration did not comply. While Obama has strong ties to ACORN, they were originally established through the U.S. Catholic Church, which has also funded ACORN and similar organizations to the tune of millions of dollars.
Click Here For The Full Story......

Posted by Editor at September 24, 2009 04:31 AM

I had to take Sharon to the Hospital again.

Tom's Journal.


Blue Monday, Blue Monday, Everybody cries someday.

We knew it would come back to haunt and hurt us, and today it did. My wife was having problems for the past 2 weeks with her ankles, feet and lower legs swelling up and hurting, plus more chest discomfort, [ and latter we found out that she had congestive heart failure-- again] --so I insisted that she call her doctor this Monday morning for help and they told us to check in at the Kenosha Hospital down by Lake Michigan this morning for tests and procedures. We were both crying in bed this morning for knowing the BS from hospital staff and waiting without knowing what would come of it all, and answers. I totally understand that the god-like docs and nurses don't have all the answers and solutions to fix a broken vessel, but they sure act like it, and nothing has changed at these small town places... lol. I would say that even the VA Hospital in Milwaukee is 'one -up' on Kenosha House of Horrors.. Ha!

I have to go get more injections to both knees in a few days and then just maybe I will simmer down from my own physical pain for a while and be able to think more clearly. I hear much of the same story from other combat Veterans all over the world. We get the scraps from the table while 'obama's chosen' get first class health care -- you know, the folks use have never worked or saved in their lives. Same old -- same old.

Well, this is the season of saving more energy when we can turn off the A/C and open the screen door in the country, State of WI. My wife needs cool air and oxygen to survive, but I like it cool too. The garden is pretty much petered out now, BUT IT WAS FUN WHILE IT LASTED! After I rest up and catch my breath, I will start cleaning up the mess at home and organize them, take care of my best buddy, 'Deuce the Rottweiler' who keeps me somewhat sane.... and get back to more serious study and reading of the Bible-- my life line to God the Father.

I just wanted to point out something I posted last night concerning WHY God lets bad things happen to us. Those of us who are suffering from one thing or another just WISH Jesus would come back tomorrow and Rapture us up to heaven and paradise-- and then "deal with the wicked unbelievers on earth..." But the Lord knows that there are probably a few more million who have good hearts and they need to be in 'His fold' and protection. Please let us see and discern the BIG picture and not just our own selfish needs and desires. Remember Matt. 6:9, "Let YOUR Kingdom come, Let YOUR Will be done, on earth as it is in Heaven." But dear friends and readers, we can surely pray hard for endurance, patience, love and peace! When you join the Army, inside you know in your heart that you are much more better trained in so many ways than "Jody-- back on the block who is goofing around and wasting his life." Or the person in college who is so full of himself and getting brain washed by his atheistic professors. Yet I, personally loved college when I learned the skilled trades, etc., but our instructors didn't try to mess up our minds and values. But then many of my friends and co-workers went back to school after we all got laid off from Chrysler in 1089, when we were past age 35.
I hope you know what I mean.

Well, now I have a lot of time to think, contemplate, read, worry and pray more.

Stop the presses! Sharon just called me up to say that they are now sending her home with some new meds that should pump out the bad water inside of her and perhaps she will get better at home now. Still I would be in your debt if you remembered us in your prayers and thoughts. I know that Sharon very much appreciates emails and well wishes. I will always pass them on to her.

Thank you.


Sunday, September 27, 2009

Kingdom Dollars.

Tom's Journal.

I think I finally [after a few months... lol] found another pearl of wisdom-- article, that knocked my socks off. "feel the burden of worry lifting from your back....." excerpt from KINGDOM DOLLARS.
I now believe that I was partially on the wrong track with faulty reasoning as I read this in depth offering from Jack Kelly.
Now I can share this with my wife and friends and go to bed happy and content, instead of always worrying how to better 'survive' in 'one- up-man-ship' human thinking.

You probably heard/ read me say, 'LIVE SIMPLE -- LIVE WELL' many times in the past, and in reality that is what I believe we still can/ must do, except that I must tweak the system a bit to hammer it into 'God's way of thinking.' I am sure that my friends and readers who pretty much think the same as me will get a lot out of this article, and I will now work on how to implement this idea [which is purely Biblical] starting TOMORROW. Bottom line, there is nothing wrong with storing up for an emergency or 'rainy day.' But this is really a short term solution/ mentality and not the whole, truthful, BIG PICTURE. WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS-- READ THE 'DIRECTIONS' --- [the Bible].

Tom Schuckman -- very windy and raining hard in Wisconsin tonight. I think it's going to be a long, hard, cold Winter. Woo Woo!

Please pray and support our dear Christian friends in CA-- Robb and Penny, with their disabilities and recent hardships. They are pearls in God's hands. Thank you!

Kingdom Dollars

Posted: 26 Sep 2009 06:44 PM PDT

By Jack Kelley "Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moth and rust do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal" (Matt. 6:19-20).US dollars are backed by the “full faith and credit” of the United States government, not by the approximately 147

Saturday, September 26, 2009

The Coming Mark of the Beast.

Tom's Journal.

From my dear Friend, Carolyn in FL ...

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

The Coming Mark of the Beast

Keep in mind that though many people scoff at such things as a literal mark, and although things like implants may not be what the mark will be- the idea of getting implants and tattoos are becoming more of an excepted idea. By the time of the Antichrist's mark, people will think little of having an implanted chip, or iris scan, or tattoo of some sorts- and it will be that much easier to convince people to have one.

By Michael G. Mickey

And he causeth all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark, or the name of the beast, or the number of his name (Revelation 13:16-17).The mark of the beast. It's one of the most discussed topics in the realm of bible prophecy and yet none of us know exactly what it is going to consist of. Having said that, as most of my regular readers know, I have been keeping a very watchful eye on the FDA-approved implantable microchip (VeriChip) for some time now as a potential mark of the beast technology.Imagine my surprise this morning when I read the following opening paragraphs of an article at entitled "VeriChip Takes Off on H1N1 Win":
An announcement today regarding the exclusive license granted to controversial chip-implant maker VeriChip (CHIP) for H1N1 detection sent CHIP shares hurtling nearly out of orbit - up 178%, or over $2 per share - to around $3.20 by Monday afternoon. Other news reports have cited that this is the biggest intra-day gain since the company went public in February 2007.VeriChip's development partner, RECEPTORS LLC, has granted exclusive rights to VeriChip to develop one of its patents based on the "virus triage detection system" used to treat H1N1 virus, commonly known as "swine flu." The H1N1 virus sent shockwaves of worry about a dangerous pandemic developing world-wide, and just last week came FDA approval of the first treatments of the virus from Sanofi-Aventis SA (SFY), CSL Ltd, MedImmune (now a subsidiary of AstraZeneca (AZN) and Novartis AG (NOV).VeriChip is best known for its human-implantable RFID (radio frequency identification) chip, which has sparked controversy from civil rights groups and religious organizations alike. Some opponents of the technology have derided VeriChip products as "spy chips."A 178% gain in VeriChip stock in less than a single day on the heels of its potential value as a tool in combating what we're being told is a coming swine flu pandemic of epic proportions? The potential prophetic ramifications are huge!Fear and Crisis as Vehicles of ChangeRahm Emmanuel, White House Chief of Staff, said the following a while back and it applies in the pandemic scenario:
You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before.”In the post-September 11 world, many people are afraid and the mainstream media with all its apocalyptic movies, television series, ample references to the Mayan calendar predicting the end of the world coming on December 21, 2012 and the arguably over-hyping of a global flu pandemic are only heightening humanity's collective fears, so much so that proponents of the new world order both can and presumably are doing things to bring us closer to that end than they ever could've before.Bearing the above in mind, if the RFID implant is a gateway to the prophesied mark of the beast, what better way to enhance its image to mankind than market it as a life saver in a time of crisis? It would raise the RFID implant's marketability as the future mark of the beast by leaps and bounds, overcoming some of the issues that presently turn people off by it, like the ickiness of having a microchip injected into your flesh, for example.Ewwww!Mere days I go I stumbled across an article on MSN Money about the RFID microchip implant that caught my eye. It was examining the benefits of mankind using microchip implants as a means to, literally, make financial transactions. Is that reminiscent of Revelation 13:16-17 or what? Just scroll to the top of the commentary if you're unsure.The article, entitled "Pay with a wave of your hand?", stated, in part, the following:
It's a simple concept, really: You inject a miniature radio frequency identifier the size of a grain of rice between your thumb and forefinger and, with a wave of your hand, unlock doors, turn on lights, start your car or pay for your drinks at an ultrachic nightspot.The problem is, the whole concept is a little geeky for most of us, nauseating for some, Orwellian for a few and even apocalyptic for a smattering of religious fundamentalists.Forget the science of it - and yes, it does work remarkably well. Forget the convenience of it. Forget that similar identifying technologies, from bar codes to mag stripes, overcame similar obstacles and are now ubiquitous.Radio frequency ID implants face a hurdle the others did not: ickiness."There is sort of an icky quality to implanting something," says Rome Jette, the vice president for smart cards at Versatile Card Technology, a Downers Grove, Ill., card manufacturer that ships 1.5 billion cards worldwide a year.A lot of ground is covered in those few paragraphs, not to mention positive media coverage, that only heightens my suspicions that the RFID microchip implant may well be on its way to becoming the mark of the beast.
An obstacle the RFID microchip implant has to overcome if it's ever going to be a mainstream means of making financial transactions is the notion it is icky to have one implanted in one's body. My question? Could a crisis like a swine flu pandemic, for example, after which the RFID microchip implant could be hailed as the means used that saved hundreds of thousands of lives, change the way people feel about getting one? I believe so. In fact I believe that, if "spiritual wickedness in high places", new world order proponents or both are playing any role whatsoever in marketing the swine flu as a global catastrophe in the making, the marketing of the RFID microchip implant as a means of saving lives may be a calculated move in what we're witnessing.
The RFID microchip implant works remarkably well as a means of making financial transactions. It's as simple as waving your hand! It's almost like magic, isn't it? Subliminal message received? For many, I believe so. Absolutely.
Technologies that in the past weren't well-received by the public initially, like the bar code for example, were eventually accepted. There's a subliminal message here as well. "Give this microchip implant idea a little more time to be accepted and it, too, can become a part of your daily life. After all, you accepted bar codes and nothing bad came of that, right?"ConclusionsBible prophecy tells us that pestilences are going to play a prominent role in the end times (Luke 21:11), a device of some variety is going to eventually become both a necessity to make purchases and a symbol of allegiance to the prophesied Antichrist and the new world order he will utilize to wield control "over all kindreds, and tongues, and nations (Revelation 13:7), and that deception is going to be part and parcel for the last days on a variety of fronts.In what I've shared with you in this commentary I believe we can all see that the news of our world today is quite possibly following the storyline detailed in bible prophecy that will lead to the mark of the beast becoming a reality and, in a wider sense, demonstrating that the fulfillment of all of the bible's yet to be fulfilled prophecies is within view. As such, let us live our lives soberly, righteously, and godly in this present world, looking for that blessed hope, and the glorious appearing of the great God and our Saviour Jesus Christ. (Titus 2:12-13)Got Jesus?If you're reading this commentary today and you have never accepted Jesus Christ as your Lord and Savior, it's time for you to do so. The world around us today is eerily reminiscent of the descriptions provided in bible prophecy of the days leading up to Christ's return to the extent that I wouldn't, personally, risk a second of my life at this point without having secured my eternal destiny.In my youth, the pastor of my church used to say, "There is a heaven to gain and a hell to shun." So true, but in the days we're presently living in, as if the previous isn't enough to worry about, the potential that one may have to endure a time Jesus Christ said would feature tribulation the likes of which has never been seen from the creation until now (and beyond) has NEVER been higher than right now! Thus, the need to come to faith in Jesus Christ TODAY!If the Rapture of the Church should occur today and you found yourself left behind for no other reason than you thought you had more time to come to faith in Christ than you actually did, what a tragedy it would be, especially if you realized that your soul's salvation depended on you understanding the content of my site's Post-Rapture Survival Guide and heeding its words of warning at the risk of being martyred when you could've been caught up in the air to be with the Lord and avoided the whole nightmarish situation!Please, I'm begging you. Come to faith in Christ! Don't play games at a time like this. The risks are too great and none of us, even under the most ideal of circumstances, are promised a tomorrow.


Heli gunner Tom said...

Hi Carolyn,
Your post is right up my alley and I loved it so much that I might post it in my blog!
I hope you and your family are doing well and the Lord blesses you all.

Your good Friend,
Tom Schuckman

I will NEVER get a Flu Shot.

Tom's Journal.

I worked for the Gov't and I KNOW the Gov't. I know what goes on behind the VA's hospitals doors-- and there is NO WAY I would trust any part of our Gov't farther than I can spit !! That's not being un-American-- that's being aware and knowing the truth. I fought for America and love America. It's the Gov't that is so crooked and corrupt... America, Land that I love, is only a few steps behind Europe-- and Europe is already LOST with no hope of ever bouncing back again. They are on the highway to hell and so are we. The bible tells me so.

People who know me understand that I continue to fight for our basic Freedoms in America because I am NOT a quitter, but my FIRST allegiance is to God and Heaven. Because life in Heaven forever trumps the very few years I have left on earth.
I will never get a flu shot, ever. Please read the article below.


Vaccine Madness:

Private Profits from Health Hysteria . . .

Dear Newsmax Friend,

Discover the Real Truth Behind Your Country's Immunization Policy.

A monstrous public health menace quietly threatens millions of people — you and your family included.

What's worse . . . everyone is ignoring it — government authorities, the media, and most likely, your own doctor.

It isn't a bacteria or virus. It isn't something in the air you breathe or the water you drink.

The truth is that we're squandering our health on wasteful and dangerous policies that force children to undergo massive, indiscriminate, and poorly-tested immunizations.

And that's not all. Because we're kept in the dark about this health threat, millions of adults are also driven into the welcoming arms of profit-making vaccine manufacturers.

The routine use of vaccines to protect us from disease is so deeply entrenched that most people never question whether it's a good idea. Medical organizations and government agencies have us convinced that forced vaccination is an essential cornerstone of public health.

Surprisingly, the authorities who promote all these immunizations don't delve very deeply into the details of the scientific research. There are plenty of warning signs (for those willing to look) that vaccinations can do a lot of harm — maybe even more harm than good.

Your Natural Immunity is Best

Immunizations are supposed to help your body fight off disease. What's ironic is that by overusing vaccines, you're actually weakening your immune system — the most important defense against illness in the first place.

You might be doing damage to your brain, too. The live virus found in many vaccines takes a huge toll on your brain cells which are already fighting off the effects of pesticides, industrial chemicals, and other nerve poisons found nearly everywhere in the environment.

Children can be at even greater risk.

It's not easy surviving childhood these days. Before your child or grandchild hits her first birthday, there are no fewer than twenty-four different vaccines she's supposed to get.

That means 24 different chemical and biological attacks her not-yet-fully-developed immune system has to cope with. And twenty-four different chances for possible contaminants, preservatives, and impurities to enter her system.

Then there's a slew of additional vaccines and boosters awaiting your child before she starts school at age five or six.

Adults are targeted too. The proponents of vaccination want you to line up for a series of booster shots every few years. And when you're older, there's the flu shot you're supposed to take each winter.

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Dr. Russell Blaylock
Newsmax Medical Editor
But don't worry. After all, there's a government agency checking vaccines to make sure they're safe.

Isn't there?

Not really . . .. Did you know that more than 40 of the vaccines used in this country are manufactured in China? (It's anybody's guess how many it will be next year.)

Shockingly, the FDA only checks these Chinese factories once every 13 years.

It's not only contaminants and impurities you have to worry about. Not many people are aware of the alarming truth — mutated versions of viruses used in some vaccines can hide out in your body for decades!

What's Right for You and Your Children?

Where can you turn for objective facts about immunization? The proponents of vaccination, blinded by the profit motive, can't be trusted. Nor can you trust the government watchdogs that are supposed to be looking out for you.

That's where Newsmax medical editor (and noted neurosurgeon) Dr. Russell Blaylock steps in. With timely, accurate and, at times ground-breaking information. (In fact, that's where I found out about the vaccine information I've been telling you about . . .)

In this month's Blaylock Wellness Report, The Trouble with Vaccines, Dr. Blaylock exposes the myths that keep you unnecessarily running to the vaccine makers.

Here's more of what you'll discover:

Fifty years ago, there was no vaccine for measles, mumps, or chicken pox. Were there horrifying epidemics of children dying from these common diseases?

Not at all. Children were able to combat these illnesses the natural way — with their own immune systems. And as a consequence, their immune systems were strengthened. They still enjoy lifetime immunity from these diseases.

The same can't be said of today's vaccinated children. They'll require periodic booster shots throughout life, because the protection that comes from a vaccine isn't as effective as naturally acquired immunity.

The death rates from diseases such as whooping cough and polio were all falling dramatically — some by as much as 75% — before programs for mass immunization were instituted.

Why? The vaccine companies try to take credit for this achievement. But the real reason was improved nutrition and sanitation.

Vaccinations suppress your immune system for weeks or months. You're in the same precarious position as someone with an HIV infection. You have a heightened risk of contracting another disease (chicken pox, meningitis, or something else) in the weeks after getting a vaccine.
And much, much more . . .


Why Obama Is Not A Christian; Part #1

…no one comes to the Father but through Me.

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As Christians we believe that the only way to salvation – everlasting life – is through faith in Jesus Christ our Lord and Savior.

There is no other possible way to enter the kingdom of heaven except through Jesus Christ.

John 14:6 NASB Jesus *said to him, I am the way, and the truth, and the life; no one comes to the Father but through Me.

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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

A Reply from my State Rep. in WI.

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FOR THE RECORD: Dear Friends and Readers, I just want to make clear that the main function of my Blog, TOM'S JOURNAL, is to help educate, reach out and share the Gospel of Jesus Christ-- my personal Lord and Savior, and the ONLY reason I have that grand hope of going to heaven [surely not my own deeds...]. But I still believe that it is my duty as a Christian in America to fight Gov't corruption and take the battle to the enemy. In my own small way I use my humble Journal as a forum [or gun platform-- just like a helicopter ] to expose crooked, slimy thieves and anti-American, anti- Constitution "people" no matter what 'party' they claim to represent. I used carnal weapons in combat while serving the Gov't/ Army in foreign lands in the '60's --- I use the pen now days, the phone, my PC, and my lungs to make my point clear, as long as God gives me life on earth.

I was listening to a missionary org on the Radio this morning while driving home from some chores and shopping concerning starting thousands of Christian churches in Africa and Asia. When the moderator asked about missions in Europe the gentleman said, " Europe is already LOST." They let so many Muslim immigrants into their respective countries that they are all but taken over now and most will have Sharia Law very soon!! Experts figure that America is usually about 5- 10 years behind Europe and CAN'T WE ALL SEE WHAT DIRECTION OUR COUNTRY IS GOING RIGHT NOW? It doesn't take a rocket scientist to see the HAND WRITING ON THE WALL! Mean while, the devil has most of us busy chasing our tails in this rat race of materialism or just maintaining the status quo. I am in the same boat and get tempted every single day-- sometimes being diverted, side lined, distracted by world events that are scary. My ONLY hope is in Christ and heaven. This 'earth is passing away.'

Grace to you.

Below is my small contribution [an example] to my State Rep., and his return comment/ reply.



Thank you for contacting me about taxpayer funding of ACORN.

Since I am a state representative I do not have jurisdiction to vote the federal funding of ACORN. That falls into the hands of your federal legislators who are Cong. Paul Ryan, Sen. Herb Kohl and Sen. Russ Feingold. If you haven't already, I would suggest you contact them to let them know your thoughts on this issue.

Upon receiving your email, I contacted the Legislative Fiscal Bureau to inquire if any state dollars fund ACORN. The Legislative Fiscal Bureau said there is no direct state funding that goes to ACORN. The Fiscal Bureau has also contacted every state agency to inquire whether any state agency provides funding to ACORN through grants, subsidies, contracts for services, or other forms of payment. Thus far, the Fiscal Bureau has heard back from 75% of the state agencies including the largest agencies (Department of Administration, Department of Health Services, and Department of Children and Family Services), and none of the agencies that have responded have provided funding for ACORN. I hope this information is helpful.


Robin Vos

State Representative Robin J. Vos

63rd Assembly District

105 West, State Capitol

P.O. Box 8953

Madison, WI 53708

608-266-9171 - office

1-888-534-0063 - toll-free

608-282-3663 - fax

From: Thomas G. Schuckman []
Sent: Thursday, September 17, 2009 1:04 PM
To: Rep.Vos
Subject: [Possible Spam] Suggestion... from Tom S
Importance: Low

Dear Robin Vos,
Please consider floating a bill NOW to end all money/ funds going to that illegal ACORN org. There is enough evidence to prove they are crooked, racist and guilty of illegal actions.

Tom Schuckman


"Behold, I am coming soon! Blessed is he who keeps the words of the prophecy in this book." Revelation 22:7
and He is coming soon! Amen!

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

When all else fails-- read the directions.

Tom's Journal.

When all else fails read the directions.

When all else fails-- read the BIBLE!

Just like my dear old Mom and other relatives who are 'unbelievers', they grab at any straw EXCEPT the Bible.... scandal sheets at the store check out counter, Hollywood BS, anything EXCEPT the Bible's pure and simple explanation that any 5th grader can understand IF they have the Holy Spirit to guild them.

Question of the Day: Does anyone ever get the 'end of Summer blues?'

Is Time Running Out?
By Jan Markell
September 22, 2009
How can a world filled with secular humanists, atheists, and just plain God-haters be pondering the end of the world? They are embracing what is found in the mystical Mayan calendar that has the world ending on December 21, 2012. And has the media taken notice! The History Channel, Fox News, U.S. News & World Report, ABC News, USA Today, and more are talking or writing about it. Books on the topic are flying off the shelves.
Hundreds of Web sites discuss the issue. The world of skeptics is captivated!

Dr. Mark Hitchcock has come out with an excellent overview of the story in his new book 2012 and the End of the World. This ministry carries the book found at
December 21, 2012, marks the end of the 5000-year cycle Mayan calendar. The ancient Aztec calendar corroborates the Mayan end date and points to the same date as the end of the world. The sudden vanishing of these two civilizations remains a mystery. The most accepted theory today is some kind of environmental collapse and resulting famine. One thing is certain: They were sky-watching timekeepers.

The Mayans were obsessed with astronomy, and they built entire cities that were in alignment with astronomical events. There is speculation as to how they attained such an advanced level of knowledge and understanding, although none of it lines up with the Bible. The unbelieving world doesn't know this and is thus connecting the dots improperly as they buy into the 2012 madness. Throw in Nostradamus and the Bible Codes and you have a recipe for the supernatural that the world seems to crave today.

Hollywood is about to join in on this with the movie simply called 2012. It may not be for everyone with its images of death, destruction, scorched earth, and all-out carnage of biblical proportions. The final scene of the trailer shows a stunning image of the U.S.S. John F. Kennedy caught in a tsunami washing over Washington, D.C., and the White House.
Setting apocalyptic dates is nothing new. In the past such people were mocked and rightfully called false teachers. So what's different over something that may be a silly Mayan Y2K? The reaction to this may make that Y2K panic pale in comparison.

Clearly some people are asking questions about the end of the age like never before. As Hitchcock says in his book, "The rapidly increasing tempo of life, combined with today's natural disasters, wars and rumors of wars, terrorism, and mounting financial uncertainty has given the entire world a sense of impending crisis." The Bible doesn't suggest any such date but the pop culture of today is captivated with it!
Christians should be seizing the opportunity to share the gospel with many who are now giving some credibility to terms like Armageddon, apocalypse, and the end of the world.

Author Mark Hitchcock presents the Christian perspective as to the end of the age. We know some things for sure: 1) We are living in the last days; 2) God's timetable is not our timetable; 3) Christ's coming is closer than it has ever been; 4) The timing is in God's hands. None of us knows how much time we have left.

We cannot know when Jesus will come and we must stay away from setting dates. Date-setters are upsetters, and they are batting zero as to accuracy. They promote
unnecessary worry and even panic.
Jesus said no one knows when the end is coming (Acts 1:7). But that doesn't mean that Christians cannot seize the moment here and talk about these issues to some who have swallowed the lie that 2012 is it and the Mayans had the inside secret.

Don't gamble with your eternal destiny. Time may very well be running out. There really is a new world coming. We may be on the threshold. Even though the 2012 phenomenon is not setting a day or an hour, it is still unwise to even suggest years. Previous date-setters have made fools out of themselves. Only God the Father knows and He's told no one!
To better understand these issues, visit our "Prophecy Watch" link at our Web site.
RADIO: We would like you to get acquainted with "Understanding the Times" radio. Visit our "Radio Archives" for programming on September 19 with Dr. Ron Rhodes and Pastor David Barnhart. We deal with cutting-edge issues you will hear few other places. For podcasting information, visit this link. The program headquarters out of AM980 KKMS, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Saturday, 9 to 11 AM CST, with a rebroadcast Sunday, 12 Noon to 2 PM. To view our other cities and outlets, go here. We are heard across the country via satellite and around the world on the Internet.
We now post Saturday's programming to "Radio Archives" late Sunday. It should also be available for podcasters.
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Awaiting His return,
Jan Markell