WEB Notes: This article goes hand in hand with the article, “Trump picks retired Marine Gen. James Mattis for secretary of defense“. It looks like we very well could see ratcheted up tensions with Iran starting once again next year. The US and Iran have a “peace” deal on the table, but we all know there will be no peace. The US government signing an extension to sanctions proves there is no peace and Trump selecting a man who has stated, Iran, “the single most enduring threat to stability and peace in the Middle East,” only furthers the point.
Hillary Clinton still leads by millions in the popular vote count. Donald Trump says he’s the true popular vote champion, “if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally.” But the true winner is … nobody. Reddit user Taillesskangaru crunched the numbers and found that in 44 states, the number of eligible voters who didn’t vote (or at least didn’t vote in the presidential race) outnumbered the tallies for either Trump or Clinton.
WEB Notes: In other Syrian news: Syrian forces liberate SE Aleppo district from militants’ grip
WEB Notes: American politics long past the time when the average Joe could participate. It is estimated this election cycle cost $2.6 billion dollars.
A Baptist college in Alabama has blocked the formation of a Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chapter, in part because the group’s founding document is too aggressively anti-communist.
More gun-related FBI background checks were done in 2016 than in any other year in history after November set yet another record for gun sales in the United States.
WEB Notes: Mattis was selected as he is anti-Iran. He calls Iran, “the single most enduring threat to stability and peace in the Middle East.” These are extremely big words and this goes right along with what we will be talking about in Chapter 2 of our Timeline of the Tribulation study.
WEB Notes: There is no Russian Propaganda. But the left is very upset Trump won the popular vote. The whole fake news thing has really gotten out of control in recent weeks. No one does fake news better than the mainstream media.
Parents are up in arms after being told their children will have to use gender-neutral toilets in a new school building.
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