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Flood takes out border fence:
a message from God?

Arizona Republic [Phoenix,AZ], by Linda Valdez

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Posted By:Fiesta del sol, 7/29/2014 7:04:30 AM

Those who see the hand of God in natural disasters can apply their interpretations to this: summer storms took down a section of border fence west of the Mariposa Port of Entry over the weekend. The flood took out 60 feet of the rebar-reinforced steel border fence, according to the Associated Press. The Nogales International reported that "torrent of debris-filled floodwater down Ephriam Canyon and into yards and homes along Western Avenue." Peoples´ homes and cars were damaged, and families were left stranded by flood waters up to 3 feet high."The segment of border fence that collapsed was built above

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Melody, 7/29/2014 7:16:58 AM     (No. 9944147)

She´s mocking Christians and God (not the far right), and our Father isn´t going to like that. Discernment is needed to recognize God´s actions and to recognize the devil´s. It´s the Holy Spirit who gives spiritual discernment, not any number of college degrees.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: TheMom, 7/29/2014 7:31:06 AM     (No. 9944165)

Since the devil is the god of this world, it seems entirely logical that the fence collapse was his work. The Lord God´s patience is long, but at some point He will exact justice, not the self-serving kind that leftists tout, but His own righteous justice.


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Reply 3 - Posted by: AltaD, 7/29/2014 7:41:26 AM     (No. 9944180)

I don´t suppose she views AIDS as a message from God.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 7/29/2014 7:44:22 AM     (No. 9944182)

Dittos to replies above. If it were truly Almighty God speaking, he´d have said ´´Repent and do the things you did at first.´´ THAT, I´d believe.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: M2, 7/29/2014 8:16:13 AM     (No. 9944211)

The far right is fond of seeing God´s judgment in natural disasters, so let´s hear what they have to say about this one.

Here is another God perspective on this fence thing: It is also possible that because so many Americans turned away from God long ago, God is sending a message that the influx of immigrants will destroy America, not that God necessarily wants the wonderful, good immigrants to go in and make the country better.

God has ways we know nothing about, but we do know one thing for certain: He does not have infinite patience with people who turn away from him. Maybe America the Beautiful is getting justice, not mercy.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: tip35c, 7/29/2014 8:39:29 AM     (No. 9944245)

I understand the "message" to be that America lacks the skill to build decent border fences, as with so many other things these days.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: seal010101, 7/29/2014 8:56:00 AM     (No. 9944280)

If it is a message from the Almighty, it is:
"Build a stronger fence."

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Mildred, 7/29/2014 9:05:54 AM     (No. 9944295)

The fence was built in the wrong place. Put it where it belongs--on the border. Everyone knows that the AZ Republic is pro-Mexican and should only be used to line a bird cage. I gave up on it years ago.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: fritzilou, 7/29/2014 9:21:30 AM     (No. 9944329)

They, the illegal immigrants, would not come to this country if their were no benefits offered to them (housing, health care, EBT cards and all the alphabet soup of other things we give to these people for breaking the law. Maybe it would cost us a one way ticket back to their country; I think that would work. I´d make an exception and that is babies up for adoption to America families, so the children would have a chance to become actual English speaking Americans, who enter school speaking English ready to learn.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lil dotty, 7/29/2014 9:37:34 AM     (No. 9944351)

And just what is the message with the Lord hits DC with a huge earthquake. Enough of a shock to crack the Washington Monument? By the way, this was in 2011, And Krinkles the Klown was sworn in exactly when? Signs,signs everywhere signs...but few see or know what message He is relaying.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: TexasRose, 7/29/2014 10:43:54 AM     (No. 9944452)

Could very well be. Or, do you not know how and WHY God destroys countries? Have you all not taken a look around? You complain about the Obama-bot/welfare people - do you not think God isn´t too happy with them either? And, with us for letting such things to happen - letting people become useless? God isn´t "for" that! The same God that said to help the poor is the same that said if any will not work, neither let him eat (2 Thessalonians 3:10). We have corrupt politicians, that you very well know! Who voted them in? (I know not l-dotters, but Americans voted them in.) Look at the movies! Apparently, the movie coming out, "Fifty Shades of Grey", is supposed to be a hit! I hope it flops, but I know many Americans will go see it. What is wrong in America that we put up with so much filth from Hollywood? Do you not think God has seen all of this? Just my opinion, but I think God has a hand in this invasion to make us wake up to Him! Democrats orchestrated the invasion thinking they will gain by it - it may not turn out as well for them as they think!! What happened to the Roman Empire? Isn´t it some of the same things happening today?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Freeloader, 7/29/2014 10:45:35 AM     (No. 9944454)

Memo To: Ms. Linda Valdez, The Arizona Republic

From: The Desk Of Thomas ´a Kempis, Author "Of The Imitation Of Christ"

"God is...Eternal-Incomprehensible-Infinite-No tracing out of his marvelous works...If the works of God were such, as that they might be easily comprehended by human reason, they could not be justly called marvelous or incomprehensible."

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Chief1942, 7/29/2014 12:55:16 PM     (No. 9944722)

The article´s author´s surname says it all.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: TOOTALL, 7/29/2014 3:02:03 PM     (No. 9944960)

more like the unionized government worker didn´t open the flood gates designed into the fence to prevent such an occurrence!

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