For anyone who still doubts that the technology exists to help fulfill the Mark of the Beast prophecy, they need to look no further than this story today.
For anyone who still doubts that it's the kind of technology that could somehow be used to control humans within a population, they need to look no further than this stunning revelation from our current Vice President Joe Biden (made when he was still a Senator):
For anyone who still doubts that this sort of thing is close at hand, they need to read between the lines in this egregious story out of Michigan. The headline of the news article I saw should read:
RFID The Cattle Frist, Then Tag The Sheeple: No Religious Exemptions
Michigan farmers have failed in their attempt to block the introduction of RFID tags for cattle, despite arguments about the cost and their objections on religious grounds since it would violate their beliefs about modern technology.
The case was bought by the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defence Fund (FTCLDF), representing small farmers in Michigan as well as a group of six Amish farmers; the former concerned about the cost of the tags, while the latter were more worried about the spiritual ramifications brought on by applying numbers to God’s own cattle.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) tried to get the case dismissed back in November last year, but only now has it managed to have the case thrown out on the basis that it is a Michigan ruling and thus subject to state laws, rather than part of any agenda being set by the USDA as part of the National Animal Identification System (NAIS), against which the plaintiff’s case was based.
What's that? You haven't heard about the National Animal Identification System (NAIS) before? Please stop what you're doing then and go back and read the commentary I just published earlier today on the subject for some good background info, or just watch the following two films about why it should be rejected for the abridged version:
National Animal Identification System - Part 1
National Animal Identification System - Part 2
It seems this isn't the only time that Michigan has been in the national spotlight regarding this highly controversial issue. Check out this excellent news feature backed by some phenomenal research and statistics from back in 2008:
National Animal I.D. System
Even in Michigan the law is intended to be voluntary, but the plaintiffs clearly believe that the voluntary status is just a ruse under which a mandatory ruling can be later implemented, which would threaten their livelihoods, or eternal souls, as appropriate. Can you blame them? I think I'd have much the same response. And since when can a person not opt out on the grounds that they have religious objections? That's the part I want us to focus on here.
In fair and balanced reporting, it’s worth noting, as the Judge did, that even Amish cattle already have numbered metal ear studs, so the contention that numbering cattle is against God’s law was already on shaky ground in the state's eyes. Even so, that doesn't change the fact that this plan in Michigan as well as the NAIS is something we all need to remain very concerned about.
As for the USDA agenda, RFID Journal covers the case in some detail including quotes from a Michigan representative explaining:
"We implemented this program nearly 10 years ago…This was done pre-NAIS. Michigan is the only state with a mandatory electronic animal-tracking program, but it is also the only state with documented bovine TB cases."
Fine. So why not come up with a program that seeks to prevent and/or eliminate disease? All this does is document and track in a "Big Brother"-esque fashion. That's my problem with this and plans and policies like it -- they don't really do the things they say they're trying to accomplish especially when you put it all under a microscope.
Yes, electronic tracking in this instance (as mentioned in the above quote), doesn’t necessarily mean RFID tags. The same thing can be, and is, achieved using the existing metal studs, with the data gathered electronically whenever the cattle are moved.
Still, is there any doubt that the RFID technology in conjunction with NAIS is where this is heading, and where they want this to go? Such assurances to the contrary provide for good sound bytes for public relations, but they're hardly going to dent this case which is entirely about a power grab and greater federal control.
Let's keep an eye on this especially given what we know about the end times from the Book of Daniel, which seems very appropriate lately:
Daniel 7:25 -- "And he shall speak great words against the most High, and shall wear out the saints of the most High, and think to change times and laws: and they shall be given into his hand until a time and times and the dividing of time." (emphasis mine)
Even more sobering than that is the thought that this is precisely the kind of technology and program that could be modified slightly to include humans rather than animals. Mark of the Beast anyone?
Keep looking up!
SOURCE: The Register
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