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The Signs of the Times

17 July 2012, 10:07

There is a saying that goes: “pink sky in the morning is the shepherd’s warning; pink sky at night is the shepherd’s delight.” As children in the 70’s, we were taught such things but never really the reason behind the saying. Much the same could be said about the way children were taught religion back then: they were given a daily dose of the applicable manuscript and taken to a boring place every weekend, where they were further taught that they were generally bad people. The Atheists would scoff as well, saying they were taught to have a conversation with an imaginary friend. (Okay that is enough to keep our wannabe intellectual friends happy.)

Only much later did it occur to me whilst admiring a sunset and the sky had turned pink, that there may be a certain amount of truth in the old lessons that we had been force-fed back in our youth, and testing that same old adage in the morning after seeing a pink glow in the east, I discovered that there were indeed at least similar levels of accuracy in this ancient “law” when compared to modern weather forecasting.

To expand further, let us take a look at an example from an ancient Manuscript:

He answered them, “When it is evening, you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red.’ And in the morning, ‘It will be stormy today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ You know how to interpret the appearance of the sky, but you cannot interpret the signs of the times.”

Seemingly the sky has been an accepted form of warning to people even prior to the time of the ancient writings, and it interests me that the insinuation is made that there is no doubting the warnings given in the color of the sky. So how do we read the warnings… the red sky: Is that a positive sign or a negative?

Now we need to get down to the deeper question: what time of day is it? If it’s in the evening we can expect a brighter day, but if it is in the morning we can expect a storm. What time of day are we in when the “red sky” is an indication of declining employment figures? Is there a setting sun when we read of global facts like collapsing economies and of increasing levels of corruption? What about when we experience the growth of automation as a replacement for the labor of humans?

My favorite popular artist, Dido Armstrong, wrote a song called “Mary’s in India” in which a friend of hers goes to work in India for a while, leaving her boyfriend Danny at home in the UK. It’s a twisted piece of writing, but the key line for this article is: “As the sun sets on Mary it’s rising on him”. The point is that while one part of the earth experiences a sunset another experiences a sunrise. Does that mean we can expect to be spared a long spell of suffering because “the wheel turns”? Well this is when we need to choose on which side of the fence we stand.

The pessimist will say that it is morning; maybe the dawning of a new age? I tend to place my bets on this; the red sky warns of storms in the immediate future. The optimist seems to think that the red is nothing but another beautiful sunset, with plain sailing when he wakes up. Good luck on that one: you don’t realize how long the night may be!

Although I vote with the pessimists on this one, I see myself more as a realist. I do see positive developments in a positive light, but have learned the hard way that lately, the positive points are more spurious in nature than the negatives.

The true indicators of where we stand at the moment differ on the local and international levels, with neither looking good at the moment. South Africa’s economic outlook in the short-term looks bleak to say the least. I have also read the latest “scenarios” (by Clem Sunter) and even his balanced views were not in the least positive.

The fact that government is completely failing in its drive to create jobs is evident in the continued fall in employment numbers. The unemployment figure is again over 25%, and this is even more concerning than it appears because of the very definition of the statistic, being that it only counts the number of people ACTIVELY LOOKING for work as a percentage of the entire labor force. What this means is that those that have given up looking for work (like the informal business sector, criminals, welfare beneficiaries etc) don’t even feature in this rate, making the realistic unemployment figure (at a guess) to be over 40% in real terms! The statistics also point to a racist job-market where black candidates are preferred, with salaries more than 20% higher than white candidates, who are being more and more discriminated against.

The fall in employment numbers also indicates negative growth in business, and although there is growth in the informal business sector, it shows a fall in the confidence that employers have in our economy, and a move toward temporary workforces as a solution to labor-issues. This move to informal business is also bound to reduce the nation’s tax income, making it even more difficult to carry the inefficient politicians that derive additional income from tender-backhands atop their extremely good salaries.

Another thing that we can expect to see is an increase in crime (yet again) because when there are fewer households with stable incomes, there are more desperate people; people who will do anything to “make a buck”.

Our currency is tracking the Euro, which is not a healthy situation when considering the state of the European economy at the moment. The Euro is dead in the water. It has lasted a decade and is a failed dream for politicians that were duped into an excessive-debt model by the billionaire banks. Sadly it is these very banks that make a profit out of the debts… earning REAL interest on a wad of “real” dollars that were printed out (without commodity backing) and loaned (via the Federal Reserve) to the world banks.

The US economy has done its utmost to support the foolish FED system. Yes it is the world’s biggest economy, but it is doomed to fail by the senseless spending on bully tactics by the US army. The cost of making their presence felt in the middle-east can be counted as a LOSS for the USA. The US debt ceiling is way over the national GDP, much like taking a credit-card debt for more than your entire gross salary. Could it ever be repaid? Exactly the question that was asked last year when the USA’s credit rating was downgraded.

The false dollar power was also manipulated to bail out the crashed USA property market in 2008, and to this day, the value of property across the USA has been compromised by over-supply of new properties. Who wins on these deals? Who scores from the added credit loaned to the US government? That would be the Federal Reserve and its investors; an elite group of billionaires with plans to rule the world… most notably the Rothschild banks. Their plans are not unrealistic if the current momentum is kept. A worldwide economic collapse would fit into the plans… no wait… not fit into their plans; it is a pivotal part of their plan!

The New World Order is a reality. The USA has a long line of puppet presidents that have been elected by a brainwashed public (Rothschild-owned media style). The plans of the Rothschilds are being put into place before our very eyes. The “Patriot Act” was passed in 2001 by George W Bush, removing restriction from law-enforcement personnel, and enabling the US government to invade the privacy of citizens “as a form of protection against acts of terror”. This act was passed directly in response to the September 11, 2001 attack on the World Trade Centre.

Did the CIA have anything to do with the WTC attack? Not a direct answer, but the Reichstag fire in Germany (Feb 27, 1933) gave the Nazis the gateway to pass the “Enabling Act”, which led to the nation becoming a police state, and allowed preferential treatment of a certain kind of citizen. We all know how that one turned out. Added to the seed of doubt, look at the words of Dr Henry Kissinger at the 1991 Bilderberg conference (of all places):

“Today, America would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order [referring to the 1991 LA Riot]. Tomorrow they will be grateful! This is especially true if they were told that there were an outside threat from beyond, whether real or promulgated, that threatened our very existence. It is then that all peoples of the world will plead to deliver them from this evil. The one thing every man fears is the unknown. When presented with this *scenario*, individual rights will be willingly relinquished for the guarantee of their well-being granted to them by the World Government.”  

And this is the very thing that seems to have been taught to the ANC as well. Would it have been plausible for a white genocide immediately after the 1994 elections? Of course not. The world would have jumped in and Apartheid would have been somewhat vindicated. And the money would have been lost because most business was in the hands of the whites. Does it not make sense to create the illusion that there is nothing to fear? That there is safety in putting your investment dollar in South Africa? How long does it take to replace the status quo with a new norm? The unknown has become tolerable to all South Africans. Even the black South Africans aren’t challenging their government because they haven’t experienced better. Our scenario is that of a red morning glow. The world’s scenario is that of a red morning glow.

The difference between a sunrise and a sunset is the direction in which you are looking. Stop sleeping and watch for the glow.

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