Friday, December 2, 2016

World News and Trends Huge bankruptcy rise among seniors

An interesting article from http://www.ucg.org/ about bankruptcy. This follows this post about Jesus Christ and Christmas. For a free magazine subscription or to get the books recommended for free click HERE! or call 1-888-886- 8632.

From 1991 to 2007, the rate of personal bankruptcy among those ages 65 or older jumped by 150%, according to AARP [the American Association of Retired Persons]. The most startling rise occurred among those ages 75 to 84, whose rates soared 433%” ( USA Today, June 18, 2008). Medical bills are a huge factor. Experts believe that health care is the biggest factor in increasing bankruptcies among elderly Americans. A major health problem in old age can wipe out a person's savings and put one deeply in debt.
Many senior citizens, instead of entering retirement in good financial shape, are loaded with debt. Social security payments often are simply not high enough to meet rising costs of food, medicine and housing.
It's never too late to begin to get your personal finances back on track. If you do your part, according to the financial principles laid down in the Bible, God will help! He has resources at His fingertips that we cannot even imagine. (To see how, request our free booklet Making Life Work .) (Source: USA Today. )

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Zero Black Congressmen Disavow Keith Ellison’s Plan For A Black Ethnostate

A timely post from www.vdare.com about Keith Ellison. This follows this post about GOP Hispanic lobbyists. This follows this post about rap songs referencing Donald Trump.
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Zero Black Congressmen Disavow Keith Ellison’s Plan For A Black Ethnostate


Keith Ellison is running to become the new chair of the Democratic National Committee and progressives generally believe he’ll take a combative approach towards the Trump Administration. Naturally, journalists approve.
Michelle Goldberg at Slate exults:
Ellison, who announced his candidacy Monday, is the co-chairman of the Congressional Progressive Caucus. He was the first Muslim elected to Congress, as well as the first black congressman from Minnesota. Ellison was the second sitting congressman to endorse [Bernie] Sanders but became an indefatigable Clinton surrogate as soon as the primary ended. He is uniquely positioned to unite progressives, carrying the passion of the Sanders movement into the party while representing the racial and religious minorities endangered in the Trump era…
The people who are terrified by Trump’s victory—not white working class Trump voters—need Democrats to represent them. They need politicians who will see them, acknowledge their horror, and fight to muster whatever still exists of our democratic institutions on their behalf. The job of progressive leaders is to say no to Trump, not search for areas of cooperation.
[Why the Democrats Need Keith EllisonNovember 15, 2016]
Of course, Ellison is never been a fan of “cooperation” with white working class voters, not even to the point of being in the same country. Writing under the name Keith E. Hakim while at the University of Minnesota law school, Hakim endorsed a separate country for blacks.
In 1990, after calling for reparations, “Hakim” wrote on the need for even more extensive measures:
“Finally, blacks would have the option of choosing their own land base or remaining in the United States. Since black people toiled most diligently in the southeastern section of the United States, this land, quite naturally, would be most suitable. That means Arkansas, Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi. Blacks, of course, would not be compelled to move to the black state, and, of course, peaceful whites would not be compelled to move away.
[Keith Ellison Once Proposed Making A Separate Country for Blacksby Justin Caruso, Daily Caller, November 26, 2016]
Interestingly, Ellison, er, “Hakim,” says both groups would be happy because whites would no longer have to deal with welfare payments and white guilt and blacks would have real country over their own destiny. There’s implied praise of freedom of association, with Ellison saying interactions between whites and blacks would now be voluntary rather than compelled. He also cuttingly mocks white liberals, who would be opposed to the plan, he says, “they justify their existence by championing so-called lost causes.”
At a time when Steve Bannon of Breitbart and future Senior Adviser to the President is habitually called a “white nationalist” based on no evidence, one would think the explicit endorsement of a black ethnostate by the future head of the DNC could be of some interest to the Main Stream Media. Naturally, it has received far less coverage than, say, the implications of a reporter receiving a message containing a cartoon frog on Twitter.
Even more interesting, none of the members of the Congressional Black Caucus are backing away from Ellison’s call for black independence. Indeed, even now, some of them seem to endorse it or admit they endorsed it in the past.
Congressman Hank Johnson said:
“I don’t see anything really objectionable. What he apparently proposed was a partitioning of the United States into a southeastern section.”
When asked if what Rep. Ellison proposed was black nationalism, Johnson said, “I don’t know what to call it. It seems to have been born out of academia, a thoughtful discussion on possibilities.”
“These are not ideas that have not been discussed by black folks throughout history,” Johnson added. The Georgia congressman said that while he is not in support of the ideas now “there was a time when I would have been.” Johnson told TheDC that time was when he is college.
[Exclusive: Black Congressmen Refuse to Condemn Ellison’s Past Proposal for a ‘Black State,’ by Alex Pfeiffer, Daily Caller, November 30, 2016]
No other members of the Black Congressional Caucus condemned the proposal.
A college student openly endorsing a white ethnostate (let alone endorsing one at age 26, like Ellison) would have a hard time getting an office job anywhere in the country, let alone becoming a congressman, let alone becoming the head of one of America’s two major parties. But politics is about who, not what.
There’s not a double standard. There’s just The Standard. Whites are uniquely evil, they do not deserve to exist, and we must pursue policies which ensure they die out. In contrast, racial nationalism for other groups is healthy and should be supported.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

Does Christmas Really Honor Christ?

An interesting article from http://www.ucg.org/ about Jesus Christ and Christmas. This follows this post about Fidel Castro and others. This follows this post about family estrangement. For a free magazine subscription or to get the books recommended for free click HERE! or call 1-888-886- 8632.

Imagine a woman giving a gift to her husband on his birthday. Only it isn’t his birthday. It’s the birthday of an old boyfriend. And the gift is something she used to give that other person. It would be natural for the husband to doubt the genuineness of her love!
If someone really loved you and was trying to do something you would appreciate, it seems like he or she wouldn’t throw in your face such reminders of an old flame!
But Christmas is doing this very thing with Jesus—supposedly honoring Him when this birthday and celebratory elements were formerly used to honor false gods!

Why do you observe Christmas?

If you’re like most people you’d say that you observe Christmas because it’s a way of showing love to Jesus Christ. Maybe you attend midnight mass or a church service on Christmas morning. Your children might participate in a play pretending to be Mary and Joseph traveling to Bethlehem. Perhaps a Nativity scene or a giant plastic Santa Claus adorns your front yard.
To many, Christmas is a time of friends and family, the smell of freshly baked cookies and the excitement of children around a decorated tree, tearing the wrappings from gifts.
But is there more to the story? Let’s look at another side of Christmas from the website Witchology.com, which bills itself as “a research and education provider specialising in the areas of Witchcraft, Wicca, Paganism, Magic (Magick) and the Occult.” It says this regarding Christmas:
“What is the Pagan secret that Christianity has tried to keep from you? The truth about Christmas is that it is not Christmas at all. It is the Winter Solstice, a Pagan holy day observed around the world and since time immemorial from the Native American tribes, to the Norsemen, to the ancient Romans, and today by modern Pagans, Witches and Wiccans.”
The startling fact is that the information about the origins of Christmas on this witchcraft-promoting website is actually true! Christmas customs are rooted in paganism. Jesus Christ wasn’t even born anywhere near December 25.
Yet most people respond to this information with something like: “I know there are some pagan and secular customs incorporated into Christmas, but these customs were Christianized. In this way we choose to show love toward Jesus.”
But it’s time to ask the really hard question that few want to face. Could observing Christmas actually be dishonoring Jesus?

A warning to the Christians in Corinth

Let’s go back in time to the first Christians who lived in the ancient city of Corinth. Like most ancient seaports, Corinth was known for its multiculturalism, lucrative business opportunities, religious diversity and seamy pleasures. The city’s name spawned a Greek verb meaning “to practice fornication.” Corinth was an economic powerhouse of around half-a-million people, a mega-metropolis by the standards of the day.
The majority of people in Corinth were pagans. They worshipped the traditional Greek and Roman gods and goddesses or sacrificed in the temples of one of the various “mystery religions.” One of the most magnificent Corinthian temples stood on a high hill looming above the city. It was the temple of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, employing 1,000 temple prostitutes.
As people from this pagan-Greek background converted to Christianity, some naturally continued to practice some of their old customs. It would have been easy for them to see these pagan rites as celebrations imbued with a new Christian spirit honoring Jesus.
The apostle Paul wrote to these early Christian in 1 Corinthians 10:20-21: “The things which the Gentiles [pagan nations] sacrifice they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to have fellowship with demons. You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the Lord’s table and of the table of demons.”
Think about what Paul is saying. You want to be a follower of Jesus Christ. You believe in the Bible as the inspired Word of God. Are you willing to go where the Bible takes you?
Satan and his demons are not fairy-tale creatures. They are real.  Demons are angels who rebelled against God and, after their rebellion, now embody all that is evil. In another letter Paul wrote that Satan is “the god of this age” (2 Corinthians 4:4). We can’t escape Paul’s logic. Paganism isn’t harmless— it is the worship of demons and the false god of this age!

Christmas origins have nothing to do with Christ

Let’s read a little more from Witchology.com about the origins of Christmas:
“One of the eight Sabbats [pagan festivals] of Witchcraft, this season, known as Yule, the great annual festival of Saturn, the Saturnalia, of Pagan Rome, Dies Natalis Solis Invicti [Day of the Birth of the Unconquered Sun] of the Mithras cult, the Winter Solstice is a sacred time in the Pagan calendar (emphasis added throughout).
“What is the Christmas secret? What are the facts Christians would rather you did not know? We set our clocks by it, we celebrated a Millennium because of it, but the shocking truth is it did not happen. The birth of a boy under remarkable circumstances to humble parents in a stable in Bethlehem did not happen on the 25th of December, 1 A.D.”
Again, the website is correct. The truth is that the prophesied Messiah Jesus Christ was born of a virgin named Mary just as the Old Testament prophets foretold, but again it was nowhere near December 25—which even at that time was a major pagan celebration in several ancient cultures.
The problem with the modern Christmas celebration is that its origins have little to do with the real Jesus Christ. This isn’t hidden knowledge. With just a little research online or in a decent encyclopedia, anyone can learn that the Yule log, mistletoe, the Christmas tree and even the date of Christmas are rooted in paganism and not the Bible.
Is your response to this information, “It doesn’t matter since I don’t use the Christmas tree to worship Scandinavian gods but to show love to Jesus Christ”?
Let’s go back to what Paul wrote in 1 Corinthians 10: “The things which the Gentiles [pagan nations] sacrifice they sacrifice to demons and not to God, and I do not want you to have fellowship with demons. You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons; you cannot partake of the Lord’s table and of the table of demons.”
We are forced by the Scripture to ask a hard question: How much are you willing to drink the cup of the Lord’s table and the cup of the table of demons and conclude that it doesn’t matter to Christ?
At the beginning of this article I talked about a woman repackaging a celebration of an old boyfriend’s birthday and presenting this to her husband as his birthday party on the same date—even though it isn’t his birthday. Pretending it’s someone’s birthday and giving him a party that recalls a wrong past relationship isn’t exhibiting love or respect, is it?
Then why do you believe that you are showing Jesus love and respect when you do the same thing to Him by throwing a party originating in paganism and pretending it’s His birthday?

We must worship in spirit and truth

The Gospel of Luke records a conversation between Jesus and a Samaritan woman. The Samaritans were an interesting people. They claimed to worship the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob but rejected many of the teachings of the Old Testament. They refused to worship at the temple in Jerusalem and mixed pagan customs with the worship of the true God.
When Christ’s disciples later came to Samaria to preach the gospel, as recorded in Acts 8, they found a man named Simon. This Simon was a sorcerer who claimed to worship God by using the rites and customs of worshipping demons.
As Jesus confronted the Samaritan woman with the reality of who He is, He told her, “The hour is coming, and now is, when the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth; for the Father is seeking such to worship Him” (John 4:23).
Again, Jesus Himself said that “the true worshippers will worship the Father in spirit and truth.” Let that sink in.
Part of the truth here is that Scripture says we are not to try to honor God the way people formerly honored false gods (Deuteronomy 12:29-32). That is unacceptable to Him.
Isn’t it time for you to question the legitimacy of paganized Christianity? Isn’t it time to stop wrapping Jesus up in the trappings of the ancient pagan Saturnalia, Mithras and the gods of ancient Scandinavia and instead to seek to worship Him and the Father in spirit and truth?
It’s never easy to examine beliefs and practices that you’ve accepted all of your life. But we have to ask if God wants something different in your relationship with Him.
God is reaching out to you to worship Him in spirit and truth. Let’s strip the pagan customs from our worship of the great God and His Son Jesus Christ and honor Them the way They direct in the Bible!

Ask Trump not to appoint amnesty backer McCaul to DHS

A timely post from http://www.alipac.us about Rep. Michael McCaul. This follows this post about George Soros. This follows this post about Mexico paying for Trump's wall. Remember, “Amnesty” means ANY non-enforcement of existing immigration laws! This follows this comment and this post about how to Report Illegal Immigrants! Also, you can read two very interesting books HERE.
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Rep. Michael McCaul Accuses Americans for Legal Immigration of Slander on Fox News


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Rep. Michael McCaul accused William Gheen of Americans For Legal Immigration PAC (ALIPAC.us) of slander, which is a crime, on Fox News with Bret Baier on the evening of November 30, 2016!

William Gheen, who was banned from Fox News since Election Day of 2010 after he accurately warned the nation Democrats planned to use large numbers of illegal immigrant voters to counter the Tea Party movement's candidates, is demanding equal time from Fox to refute McCaul's accusation of slander.

USA Today is reporting that Obama's "Jeh Johnson all but endorses McCaul for DHS job" which Gheen and other conservatives feel should be enough to disqualify McCaul from any such post!

"I stand by everything I have to say about Representative Michael McCaul's true pro-amnesty record on immigration issues in Washington and if he thinks that is slander I invite him to sue me immediately because the truth is a defense against slander and libel charges," said William Gheen. "The truth is that Michael McCaul has recent immigration issue grades of D and C+ with immigration watchdogs NumbersUSA and he is on ALIPAC's "Cantor List" due to his support for a path to citizenship and voting rights for illegal immigrants! We consider that to be amnesty! Michael McCaul's name is on the Cantor List in red because he was one of 75 Republican lawmakers that voted to fund Obama's unconstitutional Executive Amnesty orders (View Source) that 26 six states sued to stop and Donald Trump has promised to rid us of! The last thing we need is an Obama administration approved replacement in DHS!"

McCaul was responding to William Gheen's (President of Americans for Legal Immigration) comments to the Washington Times and USA Today regarding Rep. McCaul's positions on immigration issues.

Bret Baier read William Gheen's comment to the Washington Times and posted it on TV screens across America during the in-studio interview with McCaul.

“We certainly hope that Donald Trump would not reward a deceptive pro-amnesty lawmaker like Michael McCaul with a Cabinet position,” said William Gheen, president of Americans for Legal Immigration PAC. “That would be very disappointing to all of us that believed his campaign promises to secure our borders and deport millions of illegal immigrants under current U.S. laws.” (View Source: WASHINGTON TIMES: Border hawks riled after Trump meeting with Texas’ McCaul for Homeland post)


William Gheen was also quoted in a USA Today article that went online today saying....

“The real reason DHS chief Jeh Johnson supports McCaul is because behind the tough talk, McCaul shares the same immigration reform amnesty positions as Johnson, Obama, and Clinton!” (View Source: USA Today Jeh Johnson all but endorses McCaul for DHS job)

VIDEO: Rep. Michael McCaul Accuses Americans for Legal Immigration of Slander on Fox News
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ALIPAC challenges Fox News to lift the ban against William Gheen, probably put in place by Karl Rove and Senator Lindsey Graham, to allow a "Fair And Balanced" discussion and vetting of Representative Michael McCaul who aspires to be the next Director of the Department of Homeland Security in America.
 

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Jesus Christ, Ronald Reagan and Fidel Castro

An interesting article from http://www.ucg.org/ about Fidel Castro and others. This follows this post about family estrangement. For a free magazine subscription or to get the books recommended for free click HERE! or call 1-888-886- 8632.

The fact that mainstream media and entertainment commonly portray all three with great dishonesty.
Jesus Christ is continually the target of those with an antibiblical bias. Ronald Reagan is belittled. Fidel Castro is whitewashed. The main problem? An overwhelming lack of truth .
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Consider this outright blasphemy: the silly fiction that Jesus Christ was married to Mary Magdalene, a devout follower during His earthly ministry, and fathered a child by her. Not only is there no evidence of such events, there are clear biblical proofs against them. To entertain such a preposterous notion is a denial of the authenticity of the Bible as the Word of God. It is also a denial of Jesus Christ as mankind's Savior who is betrothed to His bride, the Church.
The current version of this accusation was launched by a novel, The Da Vinci Code , by Dan Brown. The novel's speculation about Jesus Christ is pure fiction. But what is much more disgusting is that ABC News on Nov. 3 devoted an hour-long TV program to this subject. Isn't “news” supposed to be non-fiction?
As with ABC's “Search for Jesus” a few years ago, the network seems determined to sell wild stories and conjectures about Jesus Christ.
Why is it that insulting biblical Christianity is in , but any realistic critique of Islam or other religions is out as politically incorrect?
In a culture infatuated with “reality shows,” there is no room for the ultimate reality of God and Jesus Christ. Consider the malicious attacks on Mel Gibson's upcoming film “The Passion.” It is too real for comfort for those who don't want any divine restrictions on their personal lifestyles.
The acceleration of this trend in our culture and media is sobering. The obsession with discrediting the Bible is so powerful that humanistic journalists and other elitists are willing to sacrifice professionalism and erode their credibility.
Ronald Reagan
CBS last week pulled the plug on “The Reagans,” a dishonest miniseries of “researched” character assassination. What was publicized to be an accurate biography of former U.S. President Ronald Reagan and his wife turned out to be largely demeaning and slanderous fiction. Massive protests erupted after the film's true nature was exposed by leaks of the manuscript.
Enemies of Reagan have always tried to portray him as a shallow-minded dolt. But he had an in-depth grasp of countless complex issues and was quite articulate and persuasive in explaining them. I personally used to listen to the many radio broadcasts that he made during the years between his being governor of California and being elected president of the United States. All who knew him testify that he wrote all those in-depth addresses himself from his own knowledge.
The show's producers did not even have the decency to wait for Ronald Reagan's death to try to rewrite his history. Suffering from Alzheimer's disease, he lies bedridden, unable to defend himself, and his grieving wife must feel immense pain at the smearing of their reputations.
Compare this with the CBS miniseries earlier this year on the German tyrant Adolph Hitler. Hitler, being portrayed sympathetically as having “humanity,” received more favorable treatment than America's much-loved former president!
The biggest problem with “The Reagans” is that apparently much of the film is absolutely untrue. Mrs. Reagan emphatically claims this. Family, friends and colleagues say there is no evidence for many of the statements, attitudes and actions portrayed in the film—and that they are completely contradictory to the character and record of his life. What justification could there be for such revisionist “history”?
Fidel Castro
Do our media portray every famous person in a negative light? Not at all. An example of the opposite extreme is reporting on Fidel Castro, a hero of the Hollywood elite. He is most often deferentially referred to as the “leader” or “president” of Cuba rather than the brutal Communist dictator he is.
U.S. media generally gloss over the harsh realities of life in Cuba. The many Cuban exiles in the U.S. are dismayed at the sympathetic and flattering treatment shown to that oppressive regime. They bring up the interviews with Castro by former CNN president Ted Turner and by CBS news anchor Dan Rather, in which normally hard-hitting news executives treated Castro as if they were talking to the Queen of England. El Jefe —“the Boss”—often gets a free pass in the U.S. press and is hailed as a hero in Hollywood.
More and more voices of alarm are being raised over the mainstream media and cultural bias. For example, a newly released book is titled Arrogance: Rescuing America From the Media Elite , by Bernard Goldberg. It is a sequel to his previous bestseller, Bias .
Jesus Christ, Ronald Reagan and Fidel Castro are only three examples of subjects that are commonly misrepresented by the media and entertainment industries. Many more could be cited. Much of the reporting and portrayals are not only inaccurate, they show of pattern of bias and personal agendas designed to influence your thinking.
A commitment to honesty and truthfulness is sorely lacking in the world today. The world needs seekers of truth—people who “test all things [and] hold fast what is good” (1 Thessalonians 5:21).
Jesus Christ, who died for our sins and who now lives to save us, said “you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free” (John 8:32). He will one day return to set the world free from ignorance and deception.

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FBI can’t confirm that hate letters sent to mosques actually came from outside Muslim community

A timely post about from www.jihadwatch.org about "hate crimes" against Muslims. This follows this post about Steve Bannon and Keith Ellison. This follows this post about Hillary Clinton's loss.This follows this article about American energy independence and preventing money from going to hostile countries. For more, you can read two very interesting books HERE.You can follow me here.

FBI can’t confirm that hate letters sent to mosques actually came from outside Muslim community

“The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) could not, however, confirm that the letters actually came from outside the community, or that they were not a prank.”
As I explained here, there is plenty of reason to doubt that these letters are genuine. They are much more likely to be part of Muslim groups’ in the U.S. never-ending quest for protected victim status.
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“FBI, LAPD Cannot Confirm Anti-Muslim Letters as ‘Hate Crime,’” by Joel B. Pollak, Breitbart, November 28, 2016:
LOS ANGELES — Law enforcement officials gathered with local Muslim leaders at the Islamic Center of Southern California to respond to threatening letters that had been sent to several mosques in the state.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) could not, however, confirm that the letters actually came from outside the community, or that they were not a prank. And the Los Angeles Police Department said that the letters were being investigated as a “hate incident,” not a “hate crime,” because there was no specific, immediate threat.
Stephen Woolery, FBI Special Agent in Charge of the Counterterrorism Division in Los Angeles, said that at least five letters were received by Islamic institutions in California. Letters were received in San Jose, Northridge, Claremont, Signal Hill, and Los Angeles. He added that there was possibly one more letter that had been received outside the state, possibly in Georgia.
One letter, widely circulated in the media, read, in part: “You Muslims are a vile and filthy people … There’s a new sheriff in town — President Donald Trump. He’s going to cleanse America … He’s going to do to you Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews.”
The language of each of the letters was similar, officials said. They did not contain a specific threat of violence….
Local Muslim leaders at the press conference, which involved both local and international media, invited the author or authors of the letter to have a frank discussion about faith. “We want this to be out in the open, in broad daylight. Bullies feel emboldened in dark alleys.
Dr. Sayed Moustafa al-Qazwini, the president of the Shia Muslim Council of Southern California, said: “We stand against hate crime and against terrorism.” He advised members of the community to go about their normal activities.
Another Muslim leader responded to a suspected terror attack earlier in the day at Ohio State, where several people were injured in an attack, apparently carried out by a Muslim immigrant from Somalia, involving a car and knives.
“The problem comes when we politicize one incident over others … when the reality is, it’s just violence,” he said….
In other words, ignore the motivating ideology behind jihad terror attacks.
[Woolery] said that the FBI had wanted to participate in the press conference, despite the lack of an investigation, “to be visible, strong partners with our community. Our role is to monitor the situation … making sure there is no threat.”
“It was important for us to be here to demonstrate that partnership, because I think that’s important to the community.”
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Columbus Somali Muslim leader on OSU jihad attack: "The timing is not good"

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Editorial: Mexico STILL Meddling in the U.S.

Editorial

One of the reasons that Donald Trump won the presidency was to put America First and to stop foreign domination of the U.S. in trade policies and immigration policies. Among the nations that had been "beating" the U.S. in both of these was Mexico.

Former president of Mexico, Vicente Fox, has been one of the biggest advocates of Mexican meddling.

A recent example of this can be seen here:  http://www.vdare.com/posts/unhinged-vicente-fox-rants-again-about-donald-trump-calls-trump-illegitimate-president-who-didnt-won-sic-the-general-election