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9 Ways That The World Has Gotten Even Crazier In May

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In case you haven’t noticed, the world has gotten even crazier in May. Just when you think that things can’t get any more bizarre, events go to a whole new level. Sadly, millions of Americans seem almost completely oblivious to all of the world-altering things that are going on all around us. I recently got back from doing a bit of traveling, and the reality is that most people out there are so busy living their lives and trying to survive from month to month that they don’t really have much time to pay attention to what is going on in the world around them. They are too busy working their tails off to make a living, they are too busy stocking up on groceries and foreign-made goods at the big box retail stores and they are too busy cheering for Scotty on American Idol. Unfortunately, what little information about the rest of the world that most Americans actually take in comes from the mainstream media. Most of the time the mainstream media is very adept at lulling the American people to sleep, but things are starting to get so crazy out there that a growing minority of Americans are starting to sit up and take notice.

When I was away on vacation I kept a bit of an eye on the news, but I had no idea just how crazy things were getting until I returned home. These days more seems to happen in a single week than used to happen in an entire month. The globe has become an incredibly unstable place, and you never know what is going to happen next.

The following are 9 ways that the world has gotten even crazier in May….

#1 What in the world is going on with the weather?  All of a sudden “unprecedented tornadoes” are popping up almost every day now.  Did you see what happened in Joplin, Missouri the other day?  There are very few things that will put sheer terror into you like an F5 tornado will.  If you doubt that, just check out this video.

The National Weather Service says that the Joplin tornado was the 8th worst tornado to ever hit the United States.  At least 122 people were killed and at least 750 people were injured.

Sadly, the Joplin tornado is part of a larger trend.  Many are already calling this a “100 year” tornado season.  It seems like a major tornado outbreak somewhere in the U.S. is a nightly occurence now.  For example, just tonight a huge tornado near Oklahoma City killed a couple of people.

In April, there were approximately 600 tornadoes across the country.  That is the most tornadoes that have ever been recorded in a single month inside the United States.  Usually, we only have about 1,200 tornadoes for the entire year.

There is nothing “normal” about these tornado outbreaks.  Something really weird is happening.

In addition, we have just experienced the worst Mississippi River flood ever.  That flood is also being called something that only happens “once in a hundred years”.

Why are such horrible natural disasters striking the United States right now?

Can anyone explain why this is happening?

#2 The globe continues to inch ever closer to World War III.  Just consider a few of the headlines we have seen just this week….

*NATO Warplanes in New Bombing Campaign on Tripoli

*Obama’s hidden war: US intensifies drone attacks in Pakistan

*US, Pakistan Near Open War; Chinese Ultimatum Warns Washington Against Attack

*Netanyahu’s defiance on deal is ‘declaration of war’

Sadly, it appears that the appetite for war is growing.  Many had hoped that Barack Obama would be a peacemaker, but that definitely is not the case.

The United States has been at war for so long that the American people have learned to accept it as a normal part of life.  As long as it is something that happens “over there”, most Americans don’t really seem too concerned about it.

But in the end, what is unfolding in the Middle East will have dramatic consequences for the United States.  Unfortunately, most Americans have become so “dumbed down” that they simply do not understand what is happening.

#3 The news from Japan just continues to get worse and worse.  Now TEPCO is finally admitting that there were at least partial meltdowns at three of the reactors at Fukushima.  Why we are only finding this out now is anyone’s guess.

It has been more than 2 months since the tsunami and officials in Japan still do not have Fukushima under control.  Every single day the complex continues to release massive amounts of radioactive material into the environment and the effects of this disaster will be felt for decades to come.

#4 When all of the crazy new security measures went into airports, we were all assured that scanners and “enhanced pat-downs” would never show up in subway stations, bus stations, sporting events and public schools.

Well, sadly the ridiculous security measures that have been implemented at our airports are spreading.  In fact, if you can believe it, a “certified TSA official” was brought in to oversee student searches at the Santa Fe High School prom last weekend.

When TSA officials start showing up at high school proms that should be a major red flag for all of us.  America is becoming a much different place than it used to be.

Do you enjoy living in a prison grid where we are all being constantly watched, tracked and searched?  If not, you better say something now before it is too late.

#5 The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld an order from a three-judge panel in California that mandates the release of approximately 40,000 inmates from California prisons.

Yes, the prisons are so overcrowded that up to 54 prisoners are using a single toilet, but you can’t just release thousands upon thousands of criminals on to the streets of California and expect that there will not be major problems.

California Governor Jerry Brown is proposing a “realignment plan” which would shift tens of thousands of prisoners to county jails, but the California legislature so far has not authorized the hundreds of millions of dollars that it is going to take to implement the plan.

Hopefully something can be done, because releasing more than one out of every four California inmates back on to the streets sure does seem like a bad idea to me.

#6 It is looking more likely than ever that the U.S. debt ceiling may not be raised and that we could actually see the U.S. government default on some debt.  The Democrats and the Republicans are fighting like cats and dogs again and there is such a deadlock right now that this could actually happen.

U.S. Representative Barney Frank certainly does not sound optimistic….

“It may be that we’re going to have to see some failure to raise the debt limit and some temporary hiatus in our ability to pay our bills (for lawmakers to act).”

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon is using language that is even more apocalyptic.  Dimon says that a U.S. debt default would “dwarf Lehman Brothers” and that in the event of a default things will take place “that are not going to be pretty”.

#7 The U.S. real estate crash continues to get even worse. This week it was announced that U.S. commercial real estate is now down 47 percent from 2007 and has now reached a post-crash low. The following is how an article by Bloomberg described the latest data….

U.S. commercial property prices fell to a post-recession low in March as sales of financially distressed assets weighed on the market, according to Moody’s Investors Service.

The Moody’s/REAL Commercial Property Price Index dropped 4.2 percent from February and is now 47 percent below the peak of October 2007, Moody’s said in a statement today.

But it is not just commercial real estate that is a giant mess.  New home sales also continue to struggle mightily.

In April, the number of new homes sold in the United States tied the lowest level ever recorded for that month.

These latest statistics just underscore the reality that the U.S. housing crash if very far from over.  As I have written about previously, the real estate crisis is absolutely crippling the economy and instead of signs of hope arising, things seem to be getting even worse.  For example, during the first quarter of 2011, home values declined at the fastest rate since late 2008.

So when in the world are things going to finally start turning around?

#8 Most Americans don’t realize it, but Europe is closer to a financial meltdown than it ever has been before. Greece is either going to get another bailout or it is going to default.  If you do not understand the kind of chaos this would set off on world financial markets, just read this editorial.

The Greek debt crisis continues to get worse.  At this point, the yield on 10-year Greek bonds has now reached an astounding 16.76%.

But it is not just Greece that is in trouble.  All over Europe there are nations that are on the verge of financial collapse.  In Spain, nearly half of those between the ages of 18 and 25 are unemployed and the economic protests there have reached a frightening level.

Everyone hoped that a bailout or two would be enough to make the European debt crisis go away.  It has now become obvious that is not going to happen.

A financial meltdown in Europe is happening.  The only question is how it is going to play out.

#9 Over the past couple weeks, one of the most talked about people in the world has been Harold Camping.  I have avoided writing about him because there are at least a billion issues that are more important than what Harold Camping is saying.

But this is what the mainstream media loves to do.  They love to find a Christian with a crackpot theory and splash him all over the front page.

Camping has a very limited following and the vast majority of Christians think he is totally and completely wrong.

However, the mainstream media loves to talk about people like Camping because it is a tremendous opportunity for them to mock Christians and Christianity.

Look, anyone that put any stock in any of Camping’s predictions is seriously deceived.  In case you didn’t know, Camping predicted the date of the rapture before.  On September 6th, 1994, hundreds of Camping’s followers gathered at an auditorium in Alameda, California waiting for the rapture.

So now Camping has been wrong two times.

Now Camping is saying that Judgment Day is going to be on October 21st and he says that he has figured out why he was wrong about May 21st.

If you believe that, I have a bridge to sell you.

If you are a Christian, then you know that there are dozens of prophecies that still need to be fulfilled before “the end of the world”.  What Camping is proposing is literally impossible according to the Bible.

Of course the mainstream media knows this, but they have no problem turning Camping into a household name while ignoring the thousands upon thousands of Christians around the world that are doing really great things.

But this is the crazy world we live in.  We are all talking about Harold Camping because the big media companies decided that was the way it was going to be.

It is time that all of us wake up and start thinking for ourselves.

Our world is becoming crazier by the minute and the mainstream media is certainly not helping things.  In times like these, it is going to be absolutely vital for all of us to engage our critical thinking skills and to not just blindly accept anything that someone else is trying to tell us.

  • You mean the Rapture DIDN’T happen Saturday? Then where the hell is everybody?

    Seriously, folks, remember that the entire notion of a pre-tribulation rapture is completely at-odds with Scripture. That’s why it didn’t even occur to anyone until the 19th century!

    • DownWithLibs

      Neat!!!! We can “reply” now.

      Hey Paul. How’s it going? 🙂

  • I enjoy your website, it’s good, well written and informative. I cannot stand the corporate media.

  • strato

    “There is nothing “normal” about these tornado outbreaks. Something really weird is happening.”

    Well – Thank GOD that “climate change” ist just a fantasy of some harebrained Europeans, Communists and other shady characters…imagine what COULD have happened instead if it were REAL!!

    Sorry. Do not want to sound heartless. The victims of the flood and the tornados have my pity.

    But you have to face the facts: what ist happening is exactly what the scientists foretold – winters becoming colder, summers hotter, and extreme wheater events – storms, floods, droughts – more frequently.

    And the reason why the US is getting a fair share of all this is just its size. No wonder, is it?

  • JohnFromIreland

    This has all been done by design. The elite want more and more control and all the points listed above give them that control one way or another.

    Like you said: people are so concerned with working their lives away that they have no time for whats happening in the world and do not complain “much” when our freedoms are removed.

  • Paul

    I love the scare tactics of everyone.

    “U.S. tax rates on corporate profits make the country uncompetitive with other nations of the world, driving capital and jobs overseas, he said.” He, is a banker from JP Morgan.

    So, where exactly is “overseas” where everybody is heading soon?

    Is it Greece? Or Portugal or Ireland?
    Or maybe Pakistan, Irak, Afghanistan?

    Or maybe China and North Korea?

    Jobs are going to China? And then? China has a shortage of qualified personnel. Anyone who offers minimum wage only can close his office because nobody will come to work for him.

    Anyway, factories in China are closing down, because with “investment” the profit is much higher. There is another pyramid scheme in the making.

  • OldPhart
  • Maria


    I agree with your article.

    Have you heard of a man named Piers Corbyn? He has some interesting views as to why the weather is so severe all around the globe. It has a lot to do with our sun. His forecasts have been quite accurate. Just in case you are wondering, no, he is not a “global warming” believer.

  • Maria

    You are definitely right about our news media. TV news is total hype. Maybe there is hope for the “dumbed down” country, because they are starting to show signs of change. It seems there is a role reversal taking place between main stream news media and alternative news media. People are turning off the television and flooding the internet news websites. The stats on Drudge Report are indicative of the trend.

    VISITS TO DRUDGE 05/24/11

    031,205,872 IN PAST 24 HOURS
    863,580,541 IN PAST 31 DAYS
    9,644,666,038 IN PAST YEAR

    Maybe we the people are not as “dumbed down” as we are “truth starved”. People hunger for truth like they thirst for water.

  • Anonymous

    God has his own method of warning a race when it is walking towards the wrong path.

    Let us examine some examples.

    1. Remember the 2005 Hurricane Katrina and other disasters? US economy was prospering then. It was a warning from god to stop the butchering in Afghanistan and Iraq.

    US did not stop killing people. As a result, God punished US by a serious economic meltdown in 2008 and further to follow.

    It is a pity that Americans still believe that their govt. is speaking the truth about Afghan war casulties. If truth is spoken, there will be massive RIOTS in US starting from TODAY.

    Here is a graph which shows the no of attacks on coalition troops and ANA:

    Notice that, in 2005, attacks were rare. In 2010 there were about 18000 attacks on coalition troops in total. Even if we assume that one coalition troop is killed in 3 attacks, that makes the casualty in 2010 alone to 6000 (as opposed to US “offficial” figure of 1500 since 2001!).

    However, in REALITY, usually at least ONE OR MORE troops are killed in any single attack.

    See the war report for May 10 – May 20. This website publishes Afghan war reports every week from Taliban spokesman as well as their own sources in Afghanistan. See how the govt is pressurizing the media:

    Wonder why Obama induced a troop surge of 30000 in 2011?

    2. The current natural disasters upon US (Massive mississipi floods and tornados) are another warning from God for perhaps, something more severe – be it economic or otherwise.

    I hope American GOVT. and people pays heed to the warnings. These are not coincidences. It is God’s way of punishing those who are unjust.

    • Andy

      You’re just upset that there wasn’t enough room in gods’ spaceship for you on Saturday.

      Have a drink and sit back and watch the collapse with the rest of us.

      • Anonymous

        My above post was only directed to those who believe in God and fear him

    • IntoTruth

      Satan, Prince of Lies, is renowned for imitation. Much of what he does is a morbid imitation of God, His Word, and His ways. Anonymous, as a member of the most Satanic cult ever to have developed on this earth, you are clearly here to misrepresent events with another form of twisted imitation.

      In recent history it’s become well documented that catastrophic events that occur in this country have a direct correlation to roles our government plays in the division, reduction, or destruction of Israel. An American president publically announces this, or signs that, which works against Israel and the next thing you can bet on is something catastrophic happens here.

      The three costliest insurance events in US history, 4 out of 5 of the most expensive hurricanes in US history, 4 out 5 of the largest tornado outbreaks in US history, 8 of the top 11 top ten natural disasters in US history ranked by FEMA relief costs, and the largest terrorism event in US history all transpired the same day or within a few days of US presidents Bush I, Clinton, Bush II, and Obama applying pressure on Israel to trade her land for promises of “peace and security.”

      Now here you are twisting these facts to claim it’s about the US involvement in Afghanistan. Anonymous, you’re a Muslim with an agenda. Christians fear God, alright, just not your god.

  • Maria

    Life in this world has always been a little crazy, but it does seem to be getting a little crazier with each passing year. Time away from all the intensity helps to keep life balanced. Hope people are turning off their televisions more and rediscovering old hobbies or finding new ones. I have done a lot of traveling in my life, so for me a staycation is a vacation, and outdoors is where I like to spend it. With the return of spring, I have been enjoying working in my gardens and watching all the birds that visit my bird feeders. Sometimes, while I am working, I think about all the chaos in the world…the wars, the homeless, and the hungry…and I think about the people reading this blog. The quest for truth and answers can be intense. I pray that people can find peace in their lives, because living should not be a constant state of worry and fear.

    • Maria, I enjoy reading your comments. You are a voice of reason.

    • Diane


      Thanks for sharing your perspective. I have been so worried about being prepared for doom and collapse that I considered breaking up with my boyfriend because he is currently unemployed. But I don’t think that is the answer. Hopefully I can find some peace soon.

  • broken_world

    I think this is still just a tip of the iceburg of what is still to come. thanks for sharing

  • Ken

    Christians are under attack, be the Coptic Christians from Islam or here in the U.S. by the secular media and government. A Special Ed teacher recently was fired for praying and reading the Bible before school and was mocked by the principle. Things are spiraling out of control in the Middle East and the EU and our politicians will not seriously tackle our debt.
    We’re losing our freedoms and the populace are asleep. spread the word to your neighbors that will listen and hold on to faith.

  • MDavis

    I’m glad you are back and posting. You were really missed.

  • I believe you are correct: there is nothing
    normal about our weather now. Earthquakes
    ‘boil’ and ‘swarm’ now. The news can’t report
    them fast enough.
    Russia recently warned the US to stay out
    of Syria (or else?). It may not be much longer
    before war-like events start to happen ‘over
    I think the radiation spewing from Japan
    has a lot to do with our new ‘weather pattern’.
    That, along with the fact that the earth’s axis
    has been tilted several inches due to earth-
    quakes, it won’t be long before I have tropical
    weather year round here, and snow in the
    Obama wants to ‘censor’ the internet now.
    He’s putting together a team. George Orwell,
    eat your heart out.
    With all of the states laying off police
    officers due to budget problems, and all the
    prisoners being released, it’ll be just like
    in the movie, ‘Escape from LA’. Every street
    corner will have groups of criminals standing
    around a fire-barrel, keeping warm, looking
    for someone to victimize for food, sex, or $$.
    The United States financial situation is
    waaaaay worse than Greece. Anything you read
    about Greece, just transfer it to the US. It
    will all happen here, only worse.
    Harold Camping? He may actually get it
    right (one out of three ain’t good, but even
    a clock is right twice a day). In October
    2011, there are not one, not two, but THREE
    comets (Elenin, Honda, and 2005YU55) coming
    to a theater near us. If there is going to
    be any fire and brimstone, that may be the
    time! We’ll all WISH we were taken from the
    earth! Don’t worry, only young, fertile
    people will be taken into ‘heaven’ (the
    spaceship) so as to be able to repopulate the
    planet after 90% of the population is destroyed.

  • jayoh

    I agree, I was just thinking about this the other day. something crazy seems to happen every few weeks…….idk…..its all leading up to something. right now, im just trying to get my family to prepare for the very possible financial collapse.

  • Cheryl

    Gerald Celente recently commented he’s come to the conclusion Americans don’t really want to know any of this nightmarish stuff. They prefer to live in denial and their own little Comcast 125 channel bubble worlds. The television greatly contributes to why people don’t want to face reality.

  • Cheryl

    About the weather, a guy has been tracking the HAARP rings forming via satellite for the past few months. He was able to predict Joplin’s tornado within 20 hours of viewing it was at the center of the ring. He’s predicted many tornados because they are manmade induced storms, an attack on our country by the military complex. If you want to see how he predicts the storms and then verifies he was right visit Dutchsinse Channel on YouTube. He’s been on the news.

  • Cheryl

    Most of the criminals being released are non-violent drug offenders, stop trying to panic people. Police are more threatening then those poor souls. Stop stereotyping these poor people imprisoned by the Gestapo for minor crimes. They’re human beings!

  • Antonio Gonzalez

    Really americans govertment want destroit the world.

  • sharonsj

    Ken, Christians are not under attack. You have been watching too much Fox news. That teacher read a religious text in a public school, which the Constitution says should not be done. Despite all the right-wing screaming about upholding the Constitution, that’s the last thing the religious right wants.

    As for Camping, all he had to do was ask any psychic if the world was going to end and they would have told him no.

    Meanwhile, this psychic has been getting bad vibes for the last several years and has the same feeling about the next two years. I knew enough to stock up on coffee and sugar before the prices went up, and for over a year I have been going to flea markets and buying up any reasonably priced silver and gold jewelry I could find. And I also moved out of a major city to a rural area. I suggest the rest of you do the same.

  • That Sojourner

    We are truly at the point that Christ called “the beginning of sorrows”. Things will only get exponentially worse until His Second Coming.(Matthew 24:7-8)

  • On #1 I looked at the video and could not see anything. The aftermath was awsome.
    About so much devastation, when FEMA becomes overwhelmed(per govt) then the military will move in.

  • Mark

    If you believe in God, I have a bridge to sell YOU.

    • DownWithLibs

      That’s ok! You can keep your bridge. You will need something BIG to hide under when God starts breaking the Seals!

  • Tim

    You’re right about Harold Camping. The worst part about the situation is that he has given ocassion to God’s enemies to blaspheme. Anyone who claims to know the date of the Second Coming–contrary to God’s Word in Matt. 24:36– is full of pride. Camping swindled a lot of gullible Christians out of a lot of money. Thankfully, I wasn’t one of them. I stopped listening to him years ago when he came up with the heresy that Christians needed to leave all churches.

  • Cheryl:

    ‘Most of the criminals being released are non-
    violent drug offenders’? How exactly do you
    know this? Please refer me to the published
    list of soon-to-be ex-convicts. Wow, those
    ‘poor souls’….all they wanna do is just be
    left alone, not bother anybody, and smoke their
    meth, crack and weed. They all will get really
    good paying, responsible jobs. These poor
    people all have sharp, bright, light-bulb-like
    wits and are assets to humanity. These ‘minor’
    crimes they commit, awwww, they’re not so bad,
    only rapists, murderers and child molesters
    deserve prison, not these stereotyped law-
    breakers. (Agreed, watch out for police, too!)

  • emery

    Well, it seems that lots of web sites exist linking HAARP and chemtrails together with the seismic activity and with weather manipulation, capable of creating, enhancing, and steering weather and storms of all types, and is capable of creating earthquakes anywhere, any intensity, at any time. Curious, isn’t it?

  • Your headlines are spot on.If I mey say “WE”havent seen anything yet.It looks Nature goes along and it seems there is a Compodition with the Human race,who can create more missey on this God forsaken planet.My self I keep may Sanety intact thru my christien belief,not in any Dinomination{also going nuts} but from the Bibel perspectiv,WE the peopel on this Earth have reached the same “CONDITION”as just befor the great Flood.No “ONE KNOWS THE HOUR AND THE DAY”only the heavenly father when the 2nd comming of Jesus is due.We have the only hope for this “EVENT’but we have to repent and getting ready for that Day.-

  • Shawna

    In regard to: “If you are a Christian, then you know that there are dozens of prophecies that still need to be fulfilled before “the end of the world,” which prophecies do you think are left? I know the rebuilding the Jewish temple over that hideous mosque is one, the rise of the anti-Christ another. But, can anyone contribute to a list of “dozens of prophecies” left?

    As for Camping, the one good thing about the “false alarm” is that it may have made some people who were sitting on the fence in their relationship/no relationship with Jesus take stock and consider what if it came true? Consequently, I wouldn’t be surprised if church attendance increased…

  • Dave

    Dozens of prophesies yet to be fulfilled…are you serious? You’re saying over 24 prophecies yet to be fulfilled?

    Name them if you’re going to make such an outrageous statement!

    You just shot your credibility to zip!

  • Judith

    I agree with Cheryl about a lot of the people in jail out here in CA.
    My poor neighbor was sentenced to 6 mo. for a non violent argument with his wife. He was charged with spousal rape, faced 8 years, and had to plea bargain for 6 mo. This is an innocent person railroaded by the corrupt system. How many prisoners are like him. Just go to court and watch how people that can’t afford attys are treated. Thousands are locked up out here for BS things.

    • InArizona

      Oh come on… if he went to jail for “spouse rape” it was because his wife PRESSED CHARGES!!! It was her not the horrible police or prosecutors that caused his imprisonment… no strike that.. it was HIM that caused his predicament. If the wife wouldn’t testify (no spouse can be forced to testify) then there was no case and charges would have been dismissed. He RAPED his wife.. rape is rape.. unless you are muslim!

  • Morpheus

    Good Article! I used to live in Missouri. We never had anything that bad in my lifetime. I agree, most people are kept so busy trying to survive that many of us don’t have time to notice what’s going on and the rest are too ignorant or just don’t care. They say this is the way Rome fell.

    A lot of people will try to tie the weather to religion, but scientists have been warning about climate change a.ka. global warming for years. People ignore it. Scientists have been warning about peak oil and people ignored it. Well you know what they say about roosters. I feel sorry for the people in Joplin because a country and government is dysfunctional. Look how long it’s taking to rebuild the world trade buildings and New Orleans. If people new they had choice they would put up with this non-sense.

    Memo to America: Stop waiting for Democrats and Republicans to save you.

    Read “Common Sense 3.1” at ( )

    We don’t have to live like this anymore. “Spread the News”

  • Great article!
    But the truth is that most people won’t notice any of this until they are hungry!
    We talk to people most every day who know something bad is coming and cannot bring themselves to even get an extra bag of rice or beans.
    The time to prepare is NOW not wait until something really bad happens to you where you are, if someone waits till the fire is at their door it will be too late.


  • Jeff

    The warm phase of the Pacific Decadal Oscillation is probably over and that may be behind the “crazy” weather. Here’s a chart of the PDO:

    and more information:

    @strato: Global warming theory contends that the temperature gradient between the pole and equator will decrease. That temperature gradient drives the low pressure systems that generate tornadic thunderstorms. Global warming would result in fewer tornadoes.

  • Ken


    What do you think drug addicted prisoners are going to do to re-fuel their habits. I’m sure most won’t be entering rehab. It’s another example of California’s irresponsible governance. Spend and spend that justifies increased taxation. Liberals have done a fine job in California, Detroit, Camden, New Orleans, Chicago. The poor are worse off from their policies. I don’t want my tax dollars paying for Californians exesses any more than Germans want to pay for lavish pensions and early retirements of Greeks.

  • Robert

    Thanks for the time you give writing these articles. I imagine your audience is better informed than most. Keep up the good work.

  • Robert

    Hey Cherly, can you ask your friend if the weather is going to be nice in Florida next month? I have a big vacation planned and will reschedule if it’s needed. Oh, and why did the US invade Iraq with troops? If our military has the ability to create weather storms we could saved a lot of trouble and wiped out the Taliban with a large hail storm or something. I guess the Generals didn’t think of that.

  • Nate

    What’s with all the weather??? It is global warming. This is coming from a libertarian scientist. Get your ignorant minds away from polarized lines of thought for just a moment.

  • Jeff198524

    I’ve heard about HAARP, but I’m hoping it’s just a myth. I just can’t imagine someone eilling to implement such a weapon.

  • Jeff198524

    The PIIGS financial problems aren’t surprising. Greece, Spain, and Portugal have a long history of defaulting on their debt obligations.

  • Hey strato – actually, it’s been colder ALL THE TIME. Because anthropic climate-change is BUNK. Try doing some real research from unbiased sources.

    Anonymous, how is it that you know with certainty what God does and why? How completely arrogant. While modern America is no doubt offensive to God (we can all know that with certainty from natural law alone), you have no idea what events are direct results of His wrath and which are not. You have your intuitions only like anyone else.

    Cheryl, that stuff about HAARP is pretty funny. Only somebody with no understanding of science could believe that tornadoes could be spawned with certainty from afar in such a manner. All tornado researchers know they are driven by probabilities only: there is so much complexity that even with direct control over frontal movement and moisture (definitely impossible) the best one could do would be to encourage tornado formation in a large area. Please do some research and don’t fall for the conspiracy kooks’ rambling.

    Ken, one thing we CAN say with certainty is that Christians are under attack in our post-Christian, pagan culture ruled by the Culture of Death mentality. I’m no prophet, but it looks like it’s going to get worse before it gets better! ( is the single best source of news I know of for keeping abreast of such things.)

  • Bill Brasky

    I’m not a Christian, but I can understand where you’re coming from on the hypocrisy of the religion’s treatment by the media.

    In fact, from where I stand its pretty damn ironic the way the liberal-“progressive” MSM media mocks religious rural folk…

    As if their own ideology wasn’t the firstborn child of christianity.

  • DMyers

    I think we should put this hundred year tornado and hundred year flood thing into perspective. To speak of a hundred year tornado must be to speak of the science of chance (aka statistics). So a tornado rash like this occurs once in a hundred years. Does that translate into chance of event this year = 1/100? If so, then the chance of it occurring this year is the same as any other year from 0 – 100. But at some point, it occurs.

    In which case, it is not weird. It is following a statistical pattern, a repeating pattern. It just happens that this event is a very strong contrast with the ninety-nine years when it didn’t happen.

    It certainly may be much more complicated than that. It is simply unfathomable,all that may affect Earth weather [e.g. sun spots, warming, cooling, axis shifting, volcanic activity….maybe, as speculated above in this string, radiation].

    I don’t know whether it’s weird or normal. It could be either, but either way, it sure seems weird to me.

    • InArizona

      Thank you… a voice of reason! I don’t know why people don’t understand that everything exists in cycles. History, climate, nat disasters, sun spots, birth, life, death.

      The weather is complex and can be explained (to the best of our knowledge) with the Milankovitch Theory … look it up.

      I think it is very conceited for us to believe we can have ANY effect on the weather. We are just animals on this earth, we have less effect on this earth in 500 years than one supervolcanic erruption!

    • InArizona

      here is a simple explanation of Milankovitch Cycles…

  • McKinley Morganfield

    I have few objections with your article….

    #1 The weather is just the weather. Yes, there have been a lot of tornadoes this spring, above average as you note. So what? Some years there are lots of hurricanes (or shark attacks, or whatever) and in other years there are very few hurricanes. The planet is not in a steady state. Its dynamic. Everything from hurricanes to tsunami to volcanic eruptions to shark attacks to droughts to floods to bitter winters to heat waves to too many insects to too few insects, and so forth have been attributed to ‘global warming’. The history of science is littered with ‘consensus theories’ that later came to be recognized as utter nonsense. ‘Global warming’ is about political and economic control of the peasants and ever expanding research grants. 😉

    #3 Check out the real facts about the impact of Chernobyl. This incident in Japan is serious without a doubt, but nowhere near the scale of Chernobyl despite being given the same crisis level. However, it will continue to impact the global economy which is on shaky ground. But its not the end of the world and within 2 years the radioisotopes released into the ocean and atmosphere will be of no concern.

    #6 The ‘debt ceiling’ debate is not a debate, its political theater. Little Timmy in the Treasury can tiptoe his way to pay interest due on debt (and principal on bonds that are coming to term over the next 6-12 months) with incoming tax receipts. The money is there. There is no ‘default crisis’. What is not there is the money to pay for the $1.5+ trillion 2011 budget deficit. So what a great idea, lets borrow more money from the future to pay for yesterday.

    Otherwise, I’m in 100% agreement, especially with #7 and #8.

    McKinley Morganfield

    • Michael


      I am in no way promoting the “global warming” theory.

      I think once you read some of the other articles on the site you will get a better idea of where I am coming from. 🙂


  • Big Brother crackdown: Feds threaten Texas with no-fly zone over anti-TSA legislation

  • Gary2

    Here is the most crazy thing-I can understand why the top 2% vote republican as that is who they represent. As for why anyone not in the top 2% would EVER vote republican is a mystery. I can not believe how many people keep voting against their own self interests.

    Republican and conservative philosophies are what has ruined this country. Their crazy ayn randian ideas are a cancer on this country. We need a big dose of Chemo in order to once and for all relegate these ideas to the dust bin of history.

    • jp

      because people are sick of supporting the welfare state

      people want to take home what they earn, not have the gubment give it to people who don’t work

  • “As I hear of the terrible calamities that from week to week are taking place, I ask myself: What do these things mean? The most awful disasters are following one another in quick succession. How frequently we hear of earthquakes and tornadoes, of destruction by fire and flood, with great loss of life and property! Apparently these calamities are capricious outbreaks of seemingly disorganized, unregulated forces, but in them God’s purpose may be read. They are one of the means by which He seeks to arouse men and women to a sense of their danger.” {CCh 355.4}

    “The coming of Christ is nearer than when we first believed. The great controversy is nearing its end. The judgments of God are in the land. They speak in solemn warning, saying: “Be ye also ready: for in such an hour as ye think not the Son of man cometh.” Matthew 24:44.” {CCh 356.1}

  • McKinley Morganfield

    Gary 2,

    I’m no fan of the republican party. However, I loath the democrat party even more. There has been no adherence to ‘conservative’ philosophy in this country for many decades. I suspect that what you call ‘conservative’ is what 200+ years ago was known as classical liberalism. Today, conservative and liberal are equally in bed with the special interests that control DC. I want to live in an America where the 9th & 10th amendments are the foundation of relations between the feds, the states, and the people.

    Life, liberty, and the pursuit (but not guaranteed) of happiness and if you fail, get up and try again. If you get hung up on labels I think you will eventually be hung up and left to twist in the wind.

  • the Beast

    I read somewhere in the world wide web that the World War III will start from a regional war in the South Asia.
    Modern day Batharayudha will commence in less than 3 years I think. 2012 is perhaps a good year for Armageddon. Heck, everyone else is talking about it.

  • Richard

    “Different THAN…” should be “different FROM…”
    #4 “America is becoming a much different place than it used to be.”
    should be:
    “America is becoming a much different place from what it used to be.”

    Great article, by the way.

  • Laticia


    Nice summary, but I happen to disagree on two points:

    5. “Yes, the prisons are so overcrowded that up to 54 prisoners are using a single toilet, but you can’t just release thousands upon thousands of criminals on to the streets of California and expect that there will not be major problems.” No, there won’t. Many prisoners have committed no violent crimes, e.g., sold marijuana. Many others have been unlawfully committed. The American injustice system is so bad, you can probably serve the cause of justice and social harmony by releasing the majority of prisoners.
    6.”It is looking more likely than ever that the U.S. debt ceiling may not be raised and that we could actually see the U.S. government default on some debt. The Democrats and the Republicans are fighting like cats and dogs.” No, both Democrats and Republicans are working for the same bankers, and will do what their masters tell them to do. This fight is a charade, meant to have us believe that we have two parties, instead of what we actually have: a two-headed fascist hydra.

  • Anonymous

    If HAARP is reality, why doesn’t Americans use it for their so called “worst enemy” iran?

    • rusty shackleford

      Actually, Abadmamajamadad was complaining about our weather modification programs affecting Iran just last week.

  • Anonymous

    And after all these, I think we should be convinced that Obama bin Osama (Yes, that’s his name till he shows his real birth certificate) did not deserve the nobel peace prize at all.

  • 9 Ways That The World Has Gotten Even Crazier In May, write very good, every point are so Great!
    Cheryl, that stuff about HAARP is pretty funny. Only somebody with no understanding of science could believe that tornadoes could be spawned with certainty from afar in such a manner. All tornado researchers know they are driven by probabilities only: there is so much complexity that even with direct control over frontal movement and moisture (definitely impossible)
    the best one could do would be to encourage tornado formation in a large area. Please do some research and don’t fall for the conspiracy kooks’ rambling.

    #3 Check out the real facts about the impact of Chernobyl. This incident in Japan is serious without a doubt, but nowhere near the scale of Chernobyl despite being given the same crisis level. However, it will continue to impact the global economy which is on shaky ground. But its not the end of the world and within 2 years the radioisotopes released into the ocean and atmosphere will be of no concern.
    This point is very good.

    • Lloyddobbler

      R4 card… you saying HAARP cannot modify the weather, shows that you don’t know as much as youbthink you do. Every county (Russia, china, australia…) has their own versions of HAARP, and says they can use it for weather modification. My opinion is that the bad weather is due to the solar activity, but don’t discount what harp can do.

  • Paul


    I don’t quite care who caused the climate change. I built my house so it can withstand storm and weather since I do not want to replace my possessions every year. I also insulated it, because I do not want to sit suddenly in the cold when there is a power cut in Winter. And there is no need to burn my money and let the warmth out through the walls and windows. And – no prices will go down in future, neither oil nor electricity, nor construction material, labor costs or transportation costs.

    My home is my castle and that’s where my savings go – into solid brick and concrete, with insulation on top (or below the roof) as the icing.

  • Martin

    Yeah things seem to get crazier an not only American people are dumbed down we Europeans are too.
    But that` s just it people are to occupied with there own lifes to notice the writings on the wall.
    People life allready in solitairy confinement but don`t realize it and when the people will take notice it will probably be to late.
    Politicians in Europe are lying about the bailouts and say that the continenet will breakdown if we don`t support Greece and other countries.
    But that`s a boldfaced lie! WE are not getting any of our taxpayer money back,NOT EVER!!!
    It`s just to keep those fucking banks out of trouble and nothing more.
    And if you look at the people running those banks thet are financial terrorists.
    Look at that France bastard D.S.Kahn of IMF.
    And about Harold Camping this guy is a freaking idiot!
    I red in a Dutch paper today that in Russia a girl of only 14 years old took here life because of the prediction made by this idiot H.Camping.
    They should give him a strong sleeping pill,a really strong one so he can meet his maker.
    Things in the world today are in a complete chaos just look at mother nature and the earthquakes,floodings.hurricanes, etc…
    Is it also caused by H.A.A.R.P. maybe i don`t know but the rate in which all these things are happening just don`t seem natural to me.
    And what i do know is that goverments take [mis]use of this chaos and make up new laws that imprison us even more.
    At least the goverments of western countries who have big debt deficits.
    The only thing that i hope is that they will not takes us to war on a large scale but i am afraid they just might.

  • Steve

    “Can anyone explain why this is happening?”

    Its called weather. Its chaotic. Perhaps you should have paid attention in school more.

  • YoMister

    This is a global perfect storm, nevermind the tornadoes. Check this article out.

    It talks about the collegiate crisis in America and how we are setting everyone up with debt and a degree that recently published articles are labeling as worthless or overpriced and not worth the investment.

    They also just made it so that illegal aliens can attend college for the instate tuition price in my state.

    Something big has to happen soon otherwise you will see Americans out on the streets like the Spaniards. And with obesity as one of the nations “largest” problems it is not going to be a pretty sight. (slightly (ever so) sarcastic)

  • BigM

    This year so far has been very very active at all levels. Has anyone noticed how fast the days seem to go by lately??

    Well, I personally believe these are the “Birth Pangs” mentioned in scripture and they are only going increase.

    Look at it this way: Your sitting on sled, and staring down a very steep and icy hill that doesn’t seem to end. This year we’ve just been push down the hill. The ride has just begun and it only goes faster from here on.


    And at this point it’s also a good idea to “know” where your going when your time is up! Examine your faith….please.

  • Really?

    Does anyone who reads these articles and comments on these stories ever stop to think that we have over populated areas in places that were and are prone to dangerous climate?
    Nothing has changed. The climate patterns are still the same.
    Did any of you foreigners who are reading these stories with shock and awe ever stop to think that Dorthy in wizard of Oz lived in tornado alley called Kansas?
    Back then dear children we only had farm land and very few people.
    Now with a densely populated United States more are exposed to dangerous climatic patterns that are fairly common in those areas.

    Australia will be the next down the road to experience over population and more of them exposed to dangerous climatic areas of their country.

  • James

    All of these things may be a sign of end times. The Bible did say that the weather would turn wild, earthquakes would increase and become more severe, and with respect to Mr. Camping, the Bible says that NO man will know the time or hour of Jesus Christ’s return, only God the Father Knows, even his Son Jesus doesn’t know when he will be told to return to the Earth. The population is increasing beyond Earth’s carrying capacity to sustain the number of people we now have. So, yes the end of the World as we know it is probably at hand. It won’t end but will be subjected to a Theocracy with one person ruling it. JESUS CHRIST.

    • neos

      Mr. Camping got it wrong. Judgment day was April 11, 2011, the day SkyNet took over all the computers in the world, rise of the machines!

  • Things are worse than they appear. The American sheeple are in for a rude awakening. Most have no idea of the tsunami headed their way. Our 50 year high standard of living is coming to an abrupt end. I hope our parents & grandparents enjoyed the good times. I feel sorry for my kids.

    We help you find jobs in Asia – and in the USA –

  • Fonestar

    Ask yourselves why you will NEVER here about weather modification in the mainstream media even though many politicians and scientists acknowledge its existence?

  • Steve

    #10. A Race-baiting Marxist became President of the United States…with his radical hate-America background completely covered up by the mainstream media, print and TV.

  • Jeff198524

    The change in the axis of the earth from the Japanese earthquake is supposed to be the problem.

    The average number of tornadoes in one season is 1,200. In April alone there were around 600. So the Midwest is just a death trap now.

  • Rev. Reggie Jackson

    The world has gotten much crazier because the International Bankers/Illuminati/Freemasonry kingpins are using all kinds of methods to bring America and the world down economically. They are even using their weather modification HAARP weapons that they invented in the 1990s. And they are attacking every nation that is not falling in line with their demands for total slavery and hegemony.

    And they want more wars; and more chaos; and more devastation so they can force us to take their One World Luciferic Government as our saviours.

    And their grand finale is; the Mark of the Beast, which they will try to force all of humanity to accept. And if you take their Mark (chip) in your forehead or hand, like the Bible says in Revelation 13 and 14; you will be forever cursed; according to Revelation 14:9-11, because it will mean that you have sided with and joined Satan and his antichrist beast leader and leaders; as your lord and masters. And therefore, you hate God and Jesus and their children; whom they will kill and martyr.

  • Regarding point #1, What is causing the strange weather etc… I have a theory that I have been espousing for many years (since the mid eighties) that these problems are primarily cyclical. There are five cycles that are at their worst point and they are happening at the same time.
    During the great depression of the 1930’s there were two cycles that were at their worst point. #1, the economic cycle and #2, the weather cycle. Now we are staring the great depressions big brother in the face and it is because there are five cycles that are coming into their worst point. #1, Economic cycle, #2, weather cycle, #3, social cycle, #4, solar cycle and #5, the geologic cycle.
    There is relatively little we can do to alter this cyclical pattern. The smartest thing to do is to prepare for difficult times. Ignore the people that say, god, the republicrats, the muslims, man made global warming or allah are to blame for these problems. It is cyclical and the sooner you understand the cause, the sooner you will be able to prepare to weather this upcoming, violent storm.
    I expect a lot of negative feedback from my theory and I will be glad to discuss it with relatively sane people at ( I call this the “Louis Fienberg Theory of Macro-Cyclical Activity” I named it after one of my boyhood heroes but he had nothing to do with promulgating the theory. Remember, the future belongs to the prepared…TJ

  • Gh


    Let’s all take a deep breath. Weather happens. Will there be a great war? Probably, so… Prepare the best you can, then enjoy life. We are all over excitted, as if we can stop what the Bible says WILL happen. Be good to ur neighbor, hug your wife and kids. Enjoy life while we can. Don’t lay down and just take it (injustices), but in the end we know it’s coming. So let’s enjoy life.

  • Gh


    Also look Rome failed they killed Jesus, the world didn’t end it might not end this time.

  • The 4 horsemen were trotting and are now in a fast gallop. 1st horse- false religion, 2nd – war, 3rd pestilence and 4th famine. All heading forward to WW3. SOON..

  • A.Bina

    Thanks for this thought provoking list of our world’s current “crazies, prophetic signs and wonders, and for mentioning those things God created and uses to confound the proud. Many are waking up, turning to God; yet there are many more who need more convincing. No doubt God, and He alone has power to humble and bring down proud men. Only God has wisdom to know when and how and to who His justice will be applied. Still, there are many who preach to teach their fellow man that their plan alone can work to rescue, unite and govern the world. These same people use God’s grace as if it’s theirs to hand out. The Consequences of Dividing Israel is what we’re witnessing. The book Eye to Eye is a good resource for learning more on this, and we also need to be watchful of future acts of God, including the eruption of Yellowstone. Google how many earthquakes has happened there, and the degree of it’s swelling in preparation to blow. Prepare yourselves; and pray for God’s Mercy

  • A. Bina, I totally agree with you. We are living the “End of Days” now. We bear witness to the wrath of God as well as to the Miracles of God…Faith is all it takes, faith & trust in knowing these things must come to pass until the Messiah, Jesus the Christ, returns. So we live our lives to the best of our ability to be an example of true Christianity. We continue to witness that Christ is the way, the truth & the life. We continue to pray, we continue to watch & wait for Our Lord’s appearing, for His great Shout to call us home…

  • Can’t say enough good things about this post and I just hope more people read it.

  • A.S.

    National Disasters are happening in the U.S. for one of two reasons:
    1. HAARP is being used to de-populate the U.S. (kill as many people as possible) under the orders of the U.N. to achieve 500 million people world-wide.
    2. G-d is punishing the U.S. for its evil behavior (murder, crime, homosexuals, etc.) and especially the way it treats and talks to Israel (the Bible says “I will bless those that bless you (the Jews) and curse those that curse you.” If the U.S. wants to fix its economy and stop all these disasters, then stop telling Israel what to do!!! The U.S. should actually help Israel build more settlements in “Liberated areas” and end all support to Hamas, Fatah, etc.

  • clean air wanted

    I wish they’de stop it. Can’t breathe sulfur dioxide.

    Watch and understand.

  • Have2MakeHope

    Well people are just starting to take notice as they see no matter how much they work they can’t get ahead, no matter how much they learn they can’t get ahead. Eventually they will see it’s all just a scheme. Eventually there will be no luxuries for average individuals then their will be no meat for average individuals lastly there will be nothing
    for average individuals but to feed off one another
    like some mindless zombies of a B-horror film We will hunt each other or starve.

  • wyattearp

    Well we certainly have a variety of DOOMSDAY THEORIES! There is the Classic BIBLICAL version, there is the ISLAMIC version, and even the modern computer generated RAPTURE! Everyone seems to agree that its going to happen,but no one has been able to TIME IT! Basically it boils down to which SUPREME BEING you believe in! JESUS, allah or AL GORE!

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