John R. Houk
© November 11, 2011
I am a huge fan of blogger Danny Jeffrey. To my way of thinking Danny is emerging as a modern Jeremiad writer warning that if the trend of events continue the world order that Americans have grown complacently used to will change. Hmm … Who is that guy that promised his election will “CHANGE” America? The nefarious side of that change is occurring on an ever increasing clip.
VIDEO: Is a Civil War Coming?
The above video is at the top of a WCJ article examining Obama’s Marxist developmental years and some nefarious decisions forced on Americans extra-constitutionally. In Danny Jeffrey’s post “Iran, Obama and Nuclear War” Obama’s agenda for a New World Order is predicted. I find the essay fascinating largely because I only recently discovered Obama is preparing to negotiate with Iran pertaining to the economic sanctions issued due to the nuclear weapons agenda. The deal is America will ease up on sanctions if Iran slows down their nuclear program. Take note the sanctions easing has nothing to do with ending the creation of weapons grade uranium but to only slow down the production thereof. The unintended consequence (Danny might argue intended) of Obama’s foreign designs for Iran is Saudi Arabia arming itself with paid-for nuclear weapons from Pakistan and perhaps China.
Danny looks at himself as a “Cassandra.” I prefer Jeremiah – to each his own.
In Greek mythology, Cassandra was one of the princesses of Troy, daughter of Priam and Hecuba. According to the Myth, Cassandra was astonishingly beautiful and blessed with the gift of foreseeing the future. Her curse was that no one believed her, a fact that weighed heavily on the destruction of Troy during the Trojan War.
On that note the below excerpt shows that I prefer the image of Jeremiah:
The people of Judah had fallen from grace. They had rebelled against the principles upon which their nation had been founded. Judah had turned its back upon God and rejected any attempt by those sent to her to call her back. As promised, God withdrew His protection from her. He had warned that if His people became faithless that He would employ a pagan power to conquer them and lead them back into captivity. He had led them from Egyptian bondage 800 years before, and now, because of their infidelity, He would allow them to return to bondage; this time in Babylon.
They had refused to believe it could ever happen to them. They found their own false prophets to tell them that everything was fine. They ridiculed Jeremiah and others who warned of the devastation to come. They were proud and arrogant. The Lord spoke through Jeremiah and put it this way; “Behold, I will send and take all the families of the north…and I will send Nebuchadnezzar king of Babylon…against this land and against its inhabitants…and this whole land shall be a desolation and a horror, and these nations shall serve the king of Babylon seventy years.” (JEREMIAH 25:9-11).
Indeed, history shows us that the words of Jeremiah turned into fact as they were fulfilled down to the last detail. The desolation began with the fall of Jerusalem to Babylon in 606 A.D. and the first deportation of the best of the land into slavery on foreign soil. In this number was Daniel who later would also be a prophet while a servant of Nebuchadnezzar. Further deportations followed and finally Jerusalem was destroyed, just as the prophets had warned. It was seventy years in exile before the now repentant people of God were permitted to go back home and begin to rebuild their wrecked cities. It was Darius, king of the Persians, who allowed the rebuilding to begin by a remnant of what was left of Judah and Israel in 536 B.C. (Far From Home: Jeremiah 29:1-14; By Jon W. Quinn; The Expository Files; 6/1994)
The Cassandra/Jeremiah thing has nothing to do with Danny Jeffrey’s essay, but I couldn’t to digress a bit.
Danny begins his essay about his posts having a complaint that they are all doom and gloom. Then he mentions a couple of historical figures that were Cassandras that if their warnings were heeded history may have played out better – William Tecumseh Sherman and Winston Churchill. Then Danny goes into the meat of his essay tantalizing the reader to look for the real reason why Obama desires only to delay Iran’s nuclear program rather than ending it. You have to read this to broaden your perception!