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The intellectual dishonesty of some evolutionists

When Mary Schweitzer discovered soft tissue in a 75 million year old t-rex, it kicked off a silent stir in the evolutionary world.

The previous consensus fact was that soft tissue cannot survive that long even under optimum conditions!

So a scramble ensued to rescue millions of years and show that soft tissue (they now have soft tissue from over 500 million year old critters now) can survive these immense long time spans.

They took to blood! Saying that upon death, the i ron in blood is released and forms an impermeable barrier so no rot can take place.

How did they test this hypothesis? They took one group of blood vessels and soaked them in water, and another group they soaked in iron rich blood! After several days the vessels in water were a mess, and the vessels in blood after two years still looked fresh and vital! VOILA!!!!! A two year experiment is proof that blood vessels can stay soft over 70 million years!!!!

Glad those fossils were buried immersed in blood and in caveman tupperware!!

https://www.livescience.com/41537-t-rex-soft-tissue.html

Whale Evolution Dives to New Low Share Email Facebook Twitter google_plus By Brian Thomas and Jeffre

FOR MICROMETER, WHO POSTED ALINK TO THIS CREATURE EARLIER

By Brian Thomas and Jeffrey Tomkins

The story of whale evolution is one of the most ridiculous fables of scientifically unsupported speculation ever perpetrated on the public. And now, with the recent discovery of a Peruvian fossil of a clearly four-legged land animal named Peregocetus being called “An Amphibious Whale,” the evolutionary myth has just dived to a new low.1

The newly found fossil creature may have been amphibious because it appears to possibly have had webbed feet for swimming. It could definitely walk on land and possibly also swim in water, like beavers and otters. If all it takes is an amphibious capability to earn the name whale, then why not call otters, muskrats, and beavers “whales,” too?

According to the grand evolutionary story, whales evolved from a dog-like land creature. As the whale of a tale goes, over millions of years, the size of these evolving creatures grew enormously and finally resulted in the largest animals ever seen on Earth—the baleen whales that reach 100 feet in length.

Besides the enormous differences in size and specializations—filter feeding versus toothed whales—many designs are only found in whales.2-5 To name a few, whales have specialized bodily features that allow for unique breathing, swimming, deep diving, reproduction, echolocation, communication, specialized feeding, and many other novel traits not found in any other type of sea or land creature.

From a paleontological perspective, whale evolution still lacks its most critical need: evidence. Evolutionary researchers have not yet reached consensus on any fossil or living creature as having intermediate features between a whale and a land creature (including semi-aquatic creatures like otters). The Current Biology report described anatomical features used to bin Peregocetus into a man-made category of pre-whales. This process of inventing evolutionary categories helps make the wacky concept of legged whales easier to swallow.

In this new research, the authors fully acknowledge that the creature walked on land and even had small hooves. They said, “the retention of small hooves with a flat anteroventral tip at fingers and toes indicate that Peregocetus was still capable of standing and even walking on land.”1 Despite the fact that the creature had hooves, the authors speculated that its feet were webbed and it swam like an otter. No soft tissue preservation to indicate webbing was found, but the bone structure of the feet could have allowed for it.

Much of the skeleton was missing, including the entire skull above the lower jaw. Even the latter section of the creature’s tail was completely absent, yet this didn’t prevent evolutionary artists from adding an imaginary small whale-like fluke in their graphic reconstructions!

The features of the fossil that supposedly indicated a whale ancestry were minor similarities to other so-called “pre-whale” fossils called protocetids. The fossils in this evolutionary category were not pre-whales. Instead, they were even less aquatic and looked canine-like.

This evolutionary story needs what every evolutionary story needs: a missing link, a fossil with features that show transition from wolf to whale. A partial list includes re-plumbing nostrils, crafting fins, arranging new bones and muscles to fit them, designing new teeth, making a whole new reproductive system, and integrating new thermoregulation, eyes, ears, and pressure and temperature sensors.6 Like all other extinct or living amphibious mammals, Peregocetus has none of these required transitional features.

Overall, this new fossil’s news reduces to an evolutionary boondoggle accompanied by startlingly speculative imagination. As far as science can tell, whales have always been whales.

References
1. Lambert, O. et al. 2019. An Amphibious Whale from the Middle Eocene of Peru Reveals Early South Pacific Dispersal of Quadrupedal Cetaceans. Current Biology. 29: 1-8.
2. Wells, J. 2018. From Bears to Whales: A Difficult Transition. Evolution News and Science Today. Posted on evolutionnews.org July 17, 2018, accessed April 15, 2019.
3. Tomkins, J. and F. Sherwin. 2018. New Whale Fossil Harpoons Evolution. Creation Science Update. Posted on ICR.org June 22, 2012, accessed April 15, 2019.
4. Thomas, B. Organ Discovery Shows Why Whales Didn’t Evolve. Creation Science Update. Posted on ICR.org June 22, 2012, accessed May 30, 2018.
5. Guliuzza, R. G. 2016. Major Evolutionary Blunders: Are Whales and Evolution Joined at the Hip? Acts & Facts. 45 (3): 12-14.
6. Living Waters. Illustra Media. Segment shown on Youtube: Whale Evolution vs. Population Genetics. Posted on YouTube August 9, 2016, accessed April 15, 2019.

When I was much younger

When a politician tried to buy your vote with goodies or cash- it was known as bribery and was a crime! Today it is known as the platform for any democrat running for president!

Quote of the Day

1` Corinthians 1:

18 For the preaching of the cross is to them that perish foolishness; but unto us which are saved it is the power of God.

19 For it is written, I will destroy the wisdom of the wise, and will bring to nothing the understanding of the prudent.

20 Where is the wise? where is the scribe? where is the disputer of this world? hath not God made foolish the wisdom of this world?

21 For after that in the wisdom of God the world by wisdom knew not God, it pleased God by the foolishness of preaching to save them that believe.

Citizen Militia group at the border!

While not what we should have to see to enforce our borders and they should not be there,many people are secretly supporting them because people are frustrated that our federal government is so slow in stopping the flood of illegals crossing our borders!

We founded our nation by rebelling against a government and people are tiring of our government just throwing our money in truck loads at things that it should not and allowing our borders to be so violated!

No matter who gets elected next year, I fear a civil war will break out!

We are so polarized, I do not think there is any finding common ground anymore!

Four Cosmologies

From ICR days of Praise

“Nevertheless we, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness.” (2 Peter 3:13)

The cosmos consists of “all things”—every system, every structure, every organism, every process, everything—in heaven and on Earth. Cosmology is the system and study of the whole cosmos. In his final epistle, the apostle Peter outlines four different cosmologies. One is false; the other three are each true but at different times in history.

The false cosmology is that of evolutionary uniformitarianism, the doctrine taught by latter-day intellectuals who will scoff: “Where is the promise of his coming? . . . all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation” (2 Peter 3:4). But this is altogether wrong! The first cosmos—the heavens and the earth that were “of old . . . the world that then was, being overflowed with water, perished” (2 Peter 3:5-6). The primeval cosmos, in which “every thing that he had made . . . was very good” (Genesis 1:31), was destroyed in the waters of the great Flood.

The present cosmos, “the heavens and the earth, which are now . . . reserved unto fire against the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men” (2 Peter 3). This “present evil world” (Galatians 1:4) was to last many a long year, but “the day of the Lord will come . . . in the which the heavens shall pass away with a great noise . . . the earth also and the works that are therein shall be burned up” (2 Peter 3:10).

But then, out of the ashes of the old corrupt world, so to speak, God will make a new and incorruptible world. “We, according to his promise, look for new heavens and a new earth, wherein dwelleth righteousness” (2 Peter 3:13).

That cosmos will continue forever! “The new heavens and the new earth, which I will make, shall remain before me, saith the LORD” (Isaiah 66:22). HMM

Quote of the Day

Rev. 20:

11 And I saw heaven opened, and behold a white horse; and he that sat upon him was called Faithful and True, and in righteousness he doth judge and make war.

12 His eyes were as a flame of fire, and on his head were many crowns; and he had a name written, that no man knew, but he himself.

13 And he was clothed with a vesture dipped in blood: and his name is called The Word of God.

14 And the armies which were in heaven followed him upon white horses, clothed in fine linen, white and clean.

15 And out of his mouth goeth a sharp sword, that with it he should smite the nations: and he shall rule them with a rod of iron: and he treadeth the winepress of the fierceness and wrath of Almighty God.

16 And he hath on his vesture and on his thigh a name written, King Of Kings, And Lord Of Lords.


He who suffered, died and Rose again now reigns forevermore!!!!

Quote of the Day

Matthew 28 King James Version (KJV)
28 In the end of the sabbath, as it began to dawn toward the first day of the week, came Mary Magdalene and the other Mary to see the sepulchre.

2 And, behold, there was a great earthquake: for the angel of the Lord descended from heaven, and came and rolled back the stone from the door, and sat upon it.

3 His countenance was like lightning, and his raiment white as snow:

4 And for fear of him the keepers did shake, and became as dead men.

5 And the angel answered and said unto the women, Fear not ye: for I know that ye seek Jesus, which was crucified.

6 He is not here: for he is risen, as he said. Come, see the place where the Lord lay.

7 And go quickly, and tell his disciples that he is risen from the dead; and, behold, he goeth before you into Galilee; there shall ye see him: lo, I have told you.


Joyous Resurrection Day to all!!

To our colleagues on the left: A serious question.

Now that you have been forced to abandon the collusion fantasy because Mueller empirically shown there was none, you are now busy screaming obstruction of justice and saying there is ample evidence in the Mueller report that proves Trump obstructed justice.

I ask what evidence you bring to bear in light of the USC codes defining obstruction.

Obstruction of justice
Definition
18 U.S.C. § 1503 defines "obstruction of justice" as an act that "corruptly or by threats or force, or by any threatening letter or communication, influences, obstructs, or impedes, or endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede, the due administration of justice."

Overview
Someone obstructs justice when that person has a specific intent to obstruct or interfere with a judicial proceeding. For a person to be convicted of obstructing justice, that person must not only have the specific intent to obstruct the proceeding, but that person must know (1) that a proceeding was actually pending at the time; and (2) there must be a connection between the endeavor to obstruct justice and the proceeding, and the person must have knowledge of this connection.

§ 1503 applies only to federal judicial proceedings. Under 18 U.S.C. § 1505, however, a defendant can be convicted of obstruction of justice by obstructing a pending proceeding before Congress or a federal administrative agency. A pending proceeding could include an informal investigation by an executive agency.


Well as Mueller was not a judicial proceeding, we are now left with 18USC1505:

18 U.S. Code § 1505. Obstruction of proceedings before departments, agencies, and committees
U.S. Code
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Whoever, with intent to avoid, evade, prevent, or obstruct compliance, in whole or in part, with any civil investigative demand duly and properly made under the Antitrust Civil Process Act, willfully withholds, misrepresents, removes from any place, conceals, covers up, destroys, mutilates, alters, or by other means falsifies any documentary material, answers to written interrogatories, or oral testimony, which is the subject of such demand; or attempts to do so or solicits another to do so; or

Whoever corruptly, or by threats or force, or by any threatening letter or communication influences, obstructs, or impedes or endeavors to influence, obstruct, or impede the due and proper administration of the law under which any pending proceeding is being had before any department or agency of the United States, or the due and proper exercise of the power of inquiry under which any inquiry or investigation is being had by either House, or any committee of either House or any joint committee of the Congress—

The first part referes to Hillarys' actions

so which law was Trump trying to stop from being administered???????

The left, in their psychosis, keeps underestimating Trump!

1. Never stay in the primaries
2. Never win the GOP primary
3. Never win the election.
4. His language will keep him from office
5. His sexual dalliances will keep him from office
6. Stormy Daniels will get him impeached (the $135,000)
7. Collusion
8. Obstruction
9. Taxes.
10 Emoluments
11. Finances
12. He won't build the wall (He has over $5 billion and contracts awarded for wall)
13. Putins Puppet
14. Kim will steamroll Trump

I hope the dems in the house and Schumer and his cronies in the senate keep drumbeating their hatred of the man! 2020 will put Pelosi back in the minority, Schumer shut up and the appointment of more constitutional judges across the country!

I work in a very liberal office and already some of them have sworn to vote GOp because the dems have lost their minds when it comes to hating Trump!
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