(#100) 10 July 2015, Vol.2, No.15 > PART I > ‘WARS & RUMORS OF WARS’!
The POCAHONTAS CRIER
‘When the Righteous succeed the people rejoice,
But when the bad govern, men groan!’ – Proverbs 29:2
PART I > ‘WARS & RUMORS OF WAR’!
When America was founded by Our Pilgrim & Puritan Forefathers, they actually believed that they were in the service of Our Creator and were establishing a second ‘Hebrew Republic’ that would follow the Ten Commandments, Judgments & Statutes as set forth in The Divine Laws for a Righteous Nation on behalf of a Righteous People – at a place in time approximately 2500 years after the fall of the first Hebrew-Republic of the Biblical Israelites – who were conquered first by the Assyrians & then Jerusalem later by the Babylonians, all because the Israelites BROKE the Palestinian Covenant and stopped following The Divine Laws of the Torah! [See 2 Kings 17-25 & 2 Chronicles 32-36].
Yet while the Israelites started out Righteous and then gradually declined and forgot their founding, America began and has continued to be a dichotomy whereby on the one hand we as a people have shared an Open-Outstretched-Hand of Friendship towards others by being a Servant and Witness unto The Divine Laws; we as a people have on the other hand become a wretched tyrant committing war after war that has benefited war-mongers & war-profiteers by stealing the wealth of other peoples & nations – while taxing & killing our own people while at the same time building a huge Military Industrial Complex (MIC)!
In the entirety of the 239 years from the time that America was founded in 1776, until today, AMERICA HAS ONLY BEEN AT ‘PEACE’ FOR A TOTAL OF 21 YEARS! America has been AT WAR for 218 of its 239 years – and then we wonder why all of us are considered an ‘UGLY-AMERICAN’…by other nations… and why we have lost the Trust of other nations!
Here’s a list of America’s Wars
The American Revolution – War for Independence > 1775-1783
First of The Indian Wars > 1775-1890 East of the Mississippi River
Shay's Rebellion > 1786-1787 Rebellion: Anti-(state) Government Rebels vs. Massachusetts
The Whiskey Rebellion > 1794 Rebellion: Anti-Tax Rebels in Western Pennsylvania
Quasi-War With France > 1798-1800 Inter-State (Naval) War against France
Fries's Rebellion "The Hot Water War" > 1799 Rebellion:
Anti-Tax Rebels in Pennsylvania
The Barbary Wars > 1800-1815 Inter-State War against the “Pirates” of the Barbary States of Tripoli, Algiers & Morocco
The War of 1812 > 1812-1815 Inter-State War against Great Britain by the Growing & Troubled Republic
Primary Name of Conflict Dates of Conflict: (U.S. Involvement Only) > Type of Conflict Primary Opponent(s) of the United States
Mexican-American War > 1846-1848 Inter-State War against
U.S. Slave Rebellions > 1800-1865 Slave Rebellions against
Various Slave groups
"Bleeding Kansas"> 1855-1860 Civil War (state of Kansas)
Pro-Slavery vs. Anti-Slavery Kansans
Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry > 1859 Rebellion: Anti-Slavery Rebels (Led by John Brown)
United States Civil War > 1861-1865 War Between the States / War of Northern Aggression: United States (The North) [USA]
vs. The Confederate States (The South) [CSA]
Occupation of the Confederate States > 1865-1880 Guerrilla war against the Ku Klux Klan comprised of Confederate Veterans
Second of The Indian Wars > 1880-1899 West of the Mississippi River
U.S. Intervention in Hawaiian Revolution > 1893 Internal Rebellion & Foreign Intervention
The Spanish-American War > 1898 Inter-State War
U.S. Intervention in Samoan Civil War > 1898-1899 Civil War & Foreign Intervention
U.S.-Philippine War > 1899-1902 Colonial War, War of Imperialism
Boxer Rebellion > 1900 Internal Rebellion & Foreign Intervention against Chinese Government & "Boxer" Rebels to force Chine to open up the sale of Heroine
The Moro Wars > 1901-1913 Colonial Wars of Philippine Muslim Rebels
U.S. Intervention in Panamanian Revolution > 1903 Secessionist Revolution & Foreign Intervention into Colombia
The Banana Wars > 1909-1933 Civil Wars & Foreign Intervention against Various Nationalist Groups in Central America
U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz > 1914 Inter-State War against
Pershing's Raid Into Mexico > 1916-1917 Inter-State, Border War
against Mexican Government & Mexican Rebels (“Bandidos")
World War I > 1917-1918 (American involvement only), Inter-State War against Germany
Allied Intervention in Russian Civil War > 1919-1921 Civil War & Foreign Intervention against Russian Bolshevik (Soviet) Government
World War II > 1941-1945 (American involvement only), Inter-State War against Germany, Japan & Italy
The Cold War > 1945-1991 Global Inter-State Cold War against
The Soviet Union, Communist China & Communist Block nations
The Korean War > 1950-1953 Inter-State War against North Korea & China
The Second Indochina War "Vietnam War" > 1956-1975 Civil War, Inter-State War against North Vietnam NVA & South Vietnamese "Viet Cong" Rebels
U.S. Intervention in Lebanon > 1958 Civil War & Foreign Intervention, No real foe for U.S. Troops that landed to support Lebanese Government
Dominican Intervention > 1965 Civil War & Foreign Intervention against Nationalists in the Dominican Republic
The Mayaguez Rescue Operation > News Story 1975 (May 15)
Hostage Rescue & Inter-State Conflict against Khmer Rouge Guerrillas of the new government of Cambodia
Iranian Hostage Rescue "Desert One" or "Operation Eagle Claw" > 1980 (April 25) Hostage Rescue & Inter-State Conflict against
U.S. Libya Conflict > 1981, 1986 Inter-State War against Libya
U.S. Intervention in Lebanon > 1982-1984 Civil War, Foreign Intervention & Inter-State War against Syria & Various Muslim and Leftist Lebanese Militias
U.S. Invasion of Grenada > 1983 Inter-State War against Marxist Grenadian Faction & Cuba
The Tanker War > "Operation Earnest Will" 1987-1988 Inter-State War against Iran
U.S. Invasion of Panama > 1989 Inter-State War against Panama
Second Persian Gulf War "Operation Desert Storm" > 1991
Inter-State War against Iraq
"No-Fly Zone" War > 1991-2003 Inter-State War against Iraq
U.S. Intervention in Somalia > 1992-1994 Civil War & Foreign Intervention against Various Somali Militias
NATO Intervention in Bosnia (Operation Deliberate Force) Summary > 1994-1995 Civil War, Foreign Intervention & Inter-State War against Bosnian Serb Nationalists
U.S. Occupation of Haiti > 1994 Foreign Intervention against
U.S. Embassy bombings and strikes on Afghanistan and Sudan (The bin Laden War) > August, 1998 Terrorist Conflict
"Desert Fox" Campaign (part of U.S./Iraq Conflict) > December, 1998 Inter-State War against Iraq
Kosovo War > 1999 Civil War, Foreign Intervention & Inter-State War against Yugoslavia / Serbia
Attack on the USS Cole > 12 October 2000 Conflict against alleged ‘Terrorists’ associated with Osama bin Laden
Attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon > 11 September 2001 Terrorist Conflict against Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida organization
Afghanistan War (Operation Enduring Freedom) > 7 October 2001–Present, War against The Taliban and Osama bin Laden's Al-Qaida organization
Third Persian Gulf War "Operation Iraqi Freedom" > 19 March 2003–Present, Inter-State War against Iraq
[See: < http://cassiopaea.org/cass/uswars.htm >]
War in Pakistan > 2004–Present, Part of the alleged War on Terror
Operation Ocean Shield > 2009–Present, Part of the Insurgency in the Horn of Africa and acclaimed War on Terror
War on ISIL > 2014–Present, Part of the Iraqi Civil War, Syrian Civil War, Second Libyan Civil War, Boko Haram insurgency, and the acclaimed War on Terror
Biblically speaking, see Matthews, Chapter 24, Verses 1 – 14, to wit:
1. And going out, YaHshua left the sanctuary. And His disciples came to show Him the construction of the sanctuary.
2. But YaHshua said to them, “Do you not see all these things? Truly I say to you, There will not at all be left one stone on a stone which in no way will not be thrown down.”
3. And as He was sitting on the Mount of Olives, the disciples came to Him privately, saying, “Tell us, when will these things be? And what is the sign of Your coming and the end of the age?”
4. And answering, YaHshua said to them, “See that no man deceives you.
5. For many will come in My Name, saying, I am the Messiah. And they will cause many to be deceived.
6. For you are bound to hear of revolutions and rumors of wars. Watch out and do not be disturbed, for it is necessary that all these things happen, but it is not yet the end.
7. For nation will be raised against nation and kingdom against kingdom; and there will be famines and plagues and earthquakes against many places.
8. But all these are a beginning of sorrows.
9. Then they will deliver you up to affliction, and will kill you, and you will be hated by all nations because of My Name.
10. And then many will be offended, and they will deliver up one another and will hate one another.
11.And many false prophets will be raised and will deceive many.
12. And because lawlessness shall have been multiplied, the love of the many will grow cold.
13. But the one who endures to the end, that one will have eternal life.
14. And this good news of the Kingdom shall be published in all the earth for a testimony to all the nations, and then the end will come.”
[EDITOR’S NOTE: The Hebraic Roots Bible is a translation restoring the Sacred Name of Our Creator, YaHoVaH, and His Only Begotten Son, YaHshua, and has the New Testament based on the original Aramaic Peshitta text, the very language that Our Savior spoke. The original New Testament was not written in Greek, but Aramaic. Thus this is a literal translation and is believed to be the closest translation to the original language that was written thousands of years ago - the Bible as it was! The Old Testament is from the original Hebrew manuscripts and the New Testament from the original Aramaic.]
As the above-scripture declares, this is JUST THE BEGINNING and it may very well get worse as time unfolds! But behind every action there is a Cause & Effect – and that’s what this series will also unfold. Instead of America becoming the ‘NEW JERUSALEM’ of the Biblical prophecies, we have become by Biblical definition, the ‘NEW BABYLON’, and the Islamic State of Iraq & The Levant (ISIL), or ‘ISIS’ (Islamic State of Iraq & Syria), has become the ‘NEW ASSYRIA’ of Biblical Prophecy and currently comprises about the same size territory that Biblical Assyria occupied!
In the entirety of ALL AMERICA WARS, from 1775 – 1991, approximately 42 MILLION people have dressed in uniforms of the various services and within the last two-decades that total number of American Veterans has risen close to 60 MILLION! The ‘WARS’ are not getting any easier – and the number of dead & wounded is getting higher proportionately! And our current War with ISIS is just beginning! We reap what we sow!
ONE WAY OR ANOTHER…WE ALL REAP WHAT WE HAVE SOWN…& then some!
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