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In the Year of our LORD Jesus Christ
2017
-- As of January 20, 2017
A Sigh Of Relief With The Inauguration Of Donald John Trump as President of the United States of America, And Hope For A Prosperous Future For All United States Citizens (we who are a nation called "the melting pot of the world"). We shall be great and exceptionally great again.


Peace and Liberty. Semper Fidelis.









Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Humor - Fictional Story Barack Obama, Son Of The Soil


This story is fiction, it never happened.

I was recently over the house of a famous bronze sculptor for a light dinner and drinks the other day.  We chatted about wine, the arts, society in general, and eventually we got around to politics and the person of Barack Obama.   He related to me, in the presence of several others a small series of events that I never heard before, and cannot verify.  But considering his impeccable reputation and nature to under-exaggerate and be dismissive of serious events of his life, such as being on the 9th floor of the North Tower on 9/11 when one of the planes hit, and saying he was inconvenienced when the building caught fire and caused collateral damage that resulted in the loss of a client's business just as he was commissioned for a lucrative contract, I could not help but to now type down what I was told at the small familial dinner of a few friends and this great man among the artists of the arts.

It seems that a year or so ago, he was commissioned by those around Obama with some kind of Government monies to do a bronzed statue of Obama, standing in one of his Rose Garden poses, looking "Presidential".  In fact, the very pictures that he was given to use as his inspiration, he showed to us, and these all bore the name of the White House photographer on them.  My friend was also asked that he might especially use a material he chose that would be suitable for the interior of the bronze, and as for size, that it would be life-sized.  My friend looked at the $500,000 initial offer with $3,500,000 more for completion within a 60 day timeline, and jumped on the deal.  Instead of using oak or some other interior suggested by those from around Obama, being well aware of who and what Obama was and is, my friend went out to Hawaii where a certain couple of owners had bulls.  You know, the moo cows with horns and testosterone.  Yeah, that kind.  He negotiated a generous price for what ended up being hundreds of pounds of the stuff, and had it shipped to himself through a contact owning a home and garden store there as "fertilizer".  

It took my friend less than 30 days from that, for a total of 44 days, to complete the work.  The detail of the bronze was so perfect, it outdid anything you would see in a certain famous wax museum recreation.  The bronze was so pure, at first glance, it appeared as if it might have been made out of gold.  Yes, it was that good.  In fact, he was asked if a pure 24 carat gold spray on the bronze would do any harm.  Being the professional he is, he would not repeat what he told those asking, but suffice it to say, when he wants, he can cuss worse than a nuclear submariner.  So yeah, I gather it was pretty bad what he said.

Any rate, he collects his monies by way of a direct deposit and verifies it on his blackberry phone.  Then, an ecstatic Obama comes out from playing his X-box after a morning playing  21 points b-ball with the Secret Service, and then the back 9 of golf over at Andrews, back to the White house for 2 or 3 phone calls, lunch, and some more recreation time on a video game.   So, Obama comes out, and his is so happy, he is actually giddy.  His cronies surround him 3 or 4 people thick, about 40 - 50 of them, they applaud, they ask him for a speech, and just before the White House photographer snaps a photo of Obama, his bronzed statue, and the sculptor, someone asks what's inside.  "Hawaiian bullshit."  My friend replies, "The real stuff from bulls grazing in Hawaii.  You people wanted me to capture the essence of this man, and I did.  All glitter and beauty and image on the outside, and so full of it on the inside.  I want the world to be able to see this statue and be able to have people say what a beautiful statue he makes, but also to know what is inside, and be able to walk away and say, 'See, I told you he was full of shit', and know that those words are absolutely correct, both about this fraud of a man standing here before us, and this statue."

Well, according to my friend, in the next seconds, you could have heard a pin drop.  My friend looked up, and saw a flash of sunlight as it reflected off the scope of a Secret Service sniper rifle.  It was like time froze.  Not being shot in the next few seconds after seeing the glint of the sniper's rifle pointing down on him, he next expected a total riot and violent words.  Instead, 5 Secret Service Agents scooped him up, and took him for a ride that resulted in a 21 day detention, then a 3 day interrogation beyond that, and suddenly, as he was about to snap, he was ordered to redress and let go at a secret Maryland facility he was instructed never to discuss or locate again if he valued his life or his freedom.

As he was being let go, a mysterious man in a black swedish knit double-breasted suit and perma-shine shoes greeted him at the door.  My friend was told that if he valued his life and his freedom, that the incident of the White House never happened, that there would be no witnesses to ever corroborate anything he said, anywhere.  No witnesses...anywhere.  

My friend asked, "But what of my work?  What of the Statue of Obama?" 

 "Oh that," the man replied.  "That was shipped to his cousin Odinga in Kenya.  It is now displayed prominently in his banquet hall in a house he built on U.S. Taxpayer dollars from his Cousin as grants to Kenya.  It is now titled 'Barack Hussein Obama II, Son of the Soil'.  Every time Odinga now looks at Obama's bronze, he can't help but crack himself up.  Sometimes he even says, 'I always knew my cousin was so full of shit.' "   

   And remember, for my friend's sake, this story is fiction.  It never happened.  Wink, wink.     

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Whether We Say It Is From January 2009, Or Since Sometime In 2010, Obama OWNS the NSA Scandal












SCHIEFFER: The first thing that agencies tend to do is try to make sure they can't be blamed for something. And, clearly, that is why the FBI and the CIA did not come clean with the Warren commission, and why maybe they didn't even tell the agents in Dallas what was going on.


WOODWARD: Well, initially, in the Watergate cover-up, part of the argument was, 'Oh, you'll expose convert operations in Mexico,' because they were laundering $89,000 of money that helped finance Watergate. I think there's a theme here in all of this that you have laid out that connects somewhat to what's going on now. And that is the power of this secret world -- CIA, FBI -- particularly in what you've looked at, Phil, the assassination plots against Castro. I mean, it's stunning, and this information really didn't get to the Warren commission. And it's not saying that Castro did it, but that there's all this secrecy and the people at the top or the people investigating the commission does not get the evidence.

We look now at what's going on with all the NSA wiretapping and people saying, 'Well, they didn't know, or they did know.' It clearly is much more extensive than people expected. You connect this with the drone strikes in Pakistan, and Yemen, which is our government conducting regular assassinations by air. You know, what's -- what's going on here? Who is in control of it? And who can find out? You know, I think -- it's in the New York Times this morning that there is a review that Susan Rice, the National Security Adviser for Obama, has done on Mid-East policy. They need to review this secret world and its power in their government because you run into this rats nest of concealment and lies time and time again, then and now.


The question that the Mainstream Liberal Media pose is beginning to be exposed through the NSA Scandal that broke in June 2013.  The UK telegraph reports that Obama clearly KNEW of the NSA spy program -- as he always wants to blame somebody else -- in 2010, and that German Chancellor Angela Merkel's calls  (as well as 35 other world leaders calls and e-mails) were being recorded  



and transcribed and the verbal information then passed around as needed
on a need to know basis.  This insight was leaked and made known from not only Ed Snowden in documentation as yet unpublished to Journalists in Germany and France,




 but also involves corroborative document and witness to U.S. Embassy NSA related document sources within the United States Embassy in Berlin, Germany; the same embassy which those documents given by Ed Snowden and others to Der Spiegel that showed the U.S. Embassy in Berlin also doubled as an  NSA listening station, 

http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/cover-story-how-nsa-spied-on-merkel-cell-phone-from-berlin-embassy-a-930205.html


and that Der Spiegel and Le Monde apparently have MORE leaked U.S. top secret NSA documents than they are willing to now reveal,  to back it up.   Multiple nations having documentation and corroborative official or former official sources.  That means it is vetted.   On the other hand, we have no reason to believe any NSA denials at this time, because their track record has been that when they say no, they mean yes they did, even under oath to Congress, and with as yet not a single repercussion for their perjurious testimony.  It is clear Obama was informed in 2010 for certain, and at that point forward, he made the choices he made.  Obama himself is now internationally known to be such a pathological liar by even world leaders who are our allies, that any denial on his part no longer carries any weight beyond the "chance of perhaps a remote credibility", which diplomatically means (to those world leaders abroad): his word is dung, kolicashitz, or whatever word you wish to call it.      

That means that for a minimum of 3 plus years, Obama OWNS the violations of the Constitution of the United States with the NSA Scandal. 


The NSA has been gradually increasing its data collection abilities by secret court warrants since 2004 



and then gaining whole service provider waivers under President George W. Bush's Administration beginning on the 6th Anniversary of 9-11  in 2007.

But under Obama, instead of stopping the program within days of his illegally obtaining the Office of The Presidency by fraud, Obama green-lighted the NSA to increase its information sweep all the more.  It is as if all the restraints upon the NSA were taken down, given monster steroids and PCP, and unleashed in order to see if it could achieve the ultimate unrestrained data collection imaginable and beyond imaginable.  


The following once top secret but now public domain graphic among others has been published world-wide and shows the time-line of when service provider collection dates by the NSA began under the new data collection system.










Unfortunately, we cannot rely on the misinformation that the NSA, like the private sector, does the optional and voluntary data dump after 5 years of records retention, 
since they operate by a different set of rules as if above the Law.  But the NSA could still argue a retention within the Law to the effect that they can follow State examples, such as if often argued by attorneys at the Circuit Court level.    For example, the NSA  might argue that 50 year retention is an acceptable retention time, since Alcohol Beverage Control laws -- by example, in the state of California -- require those conviction for clerks selling alcohol to a minor to be retained by various State, Interstate, and Federal Law Enforcement for a minimum of 50 years.  That is, 50 years wrongful alcohol sale record retention that stays with the individual in states like California, for example, where it such a misdemeanor conviction  is to be treated as if on the same felony record retention level as murder, even though it is generally a $1,000 plus fine with community service and no to generally less than 6 months  misdemeanor jail time (if any).  So if record retention of a small piece of information goes on the employment record that essentially bans that person from ever working as a clerk around or in the sale of alcohol and tobacco products ever again is meant to be retained, why not every other miniscule bit of information of that person's life for the "needs of the Government" to make an informed determination upon an individual at any time.  The NSA can also argue regarding secret records retention, such as on JFK's Assassination, given 50 years retention from its seal to 2017, or that the State of Arizona issues Driver's Licenses with 50 year expiration dates.  So, that being the NSA reasoning, the NSA could make the legal argument later on by posing, why would the NSA data dump anything less old than that same 50 years retention from the time they start collecting into the storage capacities able to retain them if State and Federal Agencies retain or are already presumed to retain individual and collective information records for at least 50 years time?   

But where does it all end?  

 We have already gone from an understanding as a collective news watching people from where we saw that there was an NSA admission that virtually all Americans might be being spied upon in July 2013,
to what is now certainty and an international dozens of governments and world-wide media general knowledge in October 2013 that virtually every phone call on the planet is being swooped up by the NSA, and every American is not only being monitored by phone, but by every other internet or phone connected device that requires an off-site communication to somewhere else (not being a closed, in site land-line connection, for example).

 On July 6, 2012, Obama himself upped the ante of his NSA "totally in" authorization and involvement by signing a certain related Executive Order to the same effect as what the NSA was already doing with his authorization.  



 Now if Obama  wants to wear diapers, rename them "man diapers" to support his girly-man masculinity-side ego, and go "thhhwwwwt" in his pants like Al Roker, who up and brags about his own pants pooping at the White House, 

then Obama needs to resign the Presidency, because he thereby expresses he is incapable or incompetent to the office.   On the flip-side, if Obama (who by the way is registered to vote @ 1400 Pennsylvania Ave in D.C. as Barry Soetoro, his Indonesian Citizenship name) wishes to be an Executive, which he presumes under the title he usurped in "President";  then he needs to own up to the NSA Scandal and accept he can be legally impeached by Congress if enough upset Democrats, liberals,  and special interest liberals turn on him on this NSA Spyware issue.  

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Temporary Diversion: 

A Day @ the Races     




[Updated at 6:40 am Pacific with more readable hyper-links and an edited paragraph for better clarity.]

Judge Napolitano on The Constitutional Law Through The Bill Of Rights, and Other Insights




Important Andrew Napolitano Speech on Constitutional Rights from 2007 more than relevant now in 2013 that members of our Military and Homeland Security NEED to view and review







In promoting his book, Judge Napolitano touches on how the Federal Government is expected to lie or has institutionalized lying in order to get what they want.





From a 2010 speech regarding his book, Whatever Happened To The Constitution? at the Mises Institute





From an October 2012 return to the Mises Institute





From December 2012  Regarding Teddy Roosevelt and Woodrow Wilson



What is important to note at the beginning of this last video above in which Judge Napolitano is interviewed,  is the passing comment of the Military Occupation of the former Confederate States as part of a "reconstruction", which may point us to Federal Homeland Security and others intent in the coming months or years, where all rights are considered stripped if you are a certain type of an American Citizen (then, a southerner rather than a non-southerner, for example).


You can get books of Judge Napolitano at his website at:  http://www.judgenap.com/books/


I wish to add a THANK YOU to Judge Napolitano on his great body of research and thought on Constitutional Law, and being a great and much needed United States Citizen role model lecturer on the Constitutional Law for our times.  THANK YOU ANDREW!

Peace.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Acts 13:1-23 in the KJV and AWPR Versions



Acts 13 :1-23

Circa 43 - 44 A.D.


King James Version (KJV)
Alternate with Word Pictures (AWPR)

My Comments in Green 



1  Now there were in the church that was at Antioch certain prophets and teachers; as Barnabas, and Simeon that was called Niger, and Lucius of Cyrene, and Manaen, which had been brought up with Herod the tetrarch, and Saul.   (KJV)

1)  Then were certain ones, prophets and [gifted] teachers down
     upon the existing Church in Antioch:
     both Barnabus and Simeon - he being called as Niger / Black;
     and Lucius the Cyrenian;
     both Manaen - who was brought up together with 
     Herod the Tetrarch, 
     and Saul, worker - ministerial servant of the people.
     (AWPR)  
     
           

As they ministered to the Lord, and fasted, the Holy Ghost said, Separate me Barnabas and Saul for the work whereunto I have called them.   (KJV)

2)   Then they, to the LORD, also fasting,
      the Holy Spirit said,  
          'Mark out from  / Separate
           then to Me both Barnabas and Saul
           into the work
           I have called them up alongside (to do).
           (AWPR)



And when they had fasted and prayed, and laid their hands on them, they sent them away.   (KJV)

3)   Then having fasted and having prayed [to GOD],
      and laying on the hands of them,
      they unbound (them)
          [they unbound Paul and Barnabas, 
           from any obligations to them] 
      - they let (them) go.
      (AWPR)         


So they, being sent forth by the Holy Ghost, departed unto Seleucia; and from thence they sailed to Cyprus.   (KJV)

4)   These indeed being sent forth / dispatched and thrust out
      under the Holy Spirit,
      came and descended down into Seleucia,
      and from that place, 
      sailed from into Cyprus.  
      (AWPR)  


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And when they were at Salamis, they preached the word of God in the synagogues of the Jews: and they had also John to their minister.   (KJV)

5)   And being in Salamis,  they loudly proclaimed the intelligent 
      word of GOD in the synagogue of the Judeans / Jews.

      Then they had and possessed John also, 

      as a subordinate attendant.
      (AWPR)
      


And when they had gone through the isle unto Paphos, they found a certain sorcerer, a false prophet, a Jew, whose name was Barjesus:   (KJV)

6)   Then, coming through the island [of Cyprus] continually
      until Paphos,
      they found a certain Magi: a false prophet, a Judean / a Jew,
      whose name (was) Bar Jesus:
      (AWPR)
      



Which was with the deputy of the country, Sergius Paulus, a prudent man; who called for Barnabas and Saul, and desired to hear the word of God.   (KJV)

7)   Who was accompanying the Proconsul, Sergius Paulus,
      a comprehensively perceptive and intelligent man.

      This one calling up alongside next to himself Barnabas and

      Saul, sought and strove upon to find and listen intently to the
      word of GOD.
      (AWPR)




But Elymas the sorcerer (for so is his name by interpretation) withstood them, seeking to turn away the deputy from the faith.    (KJV)

8)   But Elymas [the Arabian], the Magi,
      (because in this manner
       was interpreted / translated the name of him) stood against 
       and resisted them,
       seeking and striving to 
       turn away (and pervert) - twist through and distort thoroughly
       the Proconsul from the Faith.
       (AWPR) 
         



Then Saul, (who also is called Paul,) filled with the Holy Ghost, set his eyes on him.   (KJV)

9)   Then Saul, he also Paul, being filled with (the) Holy Spirit,
      looking / gazing intently into him to the point of straining,
      (AWPR)




10 And said, O full of all subtilty and all mischief, thou child of the devil, thou enemy of all righteousness, wilt thou not cease to pervert the right ways of the Lord?   (KJV)

10)   Said,
           'O son of (the) Devil, 
            full and complete of all bait - deceit - fraud - guile
            and of all wicked and cunning intrigue,
            hateful and hostile enemy of righteousness,
            will you certainly not come to an end and cease 
            turning away (and perverting) - twisting through and 
            thoroughly distorting 
            the straight and level - right - true 
            ways of (the) LORD - ways of YHVeH?
            (AWPR)




11 And now, behold, the hand of the Lord is upon thee, and thou shalt be blind, not seeing the sun for a season. And immediately there fell on him a mist and a darkness; and he went about seeking some to lead him by the hand.    (KJV)

11)    And now, at this present time; behold, look and see:
        The LORD's / YHVeH's   hand (is) upon you,
        and you will be blind,
        not able to see or discern the sun continually
        until a time.

        Then at that very moment - Immediately,
        a thick mist / a thick fog   and darkness
        descended and fell upon him,
        and going round about
        he strove to find and sought those who lead by the hand.
        (AWPR) 



12 Then the deputy, when he saw what was done, believed, being astonished at the doctrine of the Lord.   (KJV)

12)    At that time, the Proconsul - the Governor

        [of Cyprus, Sergius Paulus, cf. verse 7]

        beholding - looking upon - seeing and perceiving
        that having happened - this (thing) having occurred,
        believed - trusted - had faith,
        being struck out of his senses 

        [as if by a heavy blow (to the head)]

        in astonishment
        upon the teaching - instruction - tutored lessons
        of the LORD / of YHVeH.
        (AWPR)



13 Now when Paul and his company loosed from Paphos, they came to Perga in Pamphylia: and John departing from them returned to Jerusalem.  (KJV)

13)   Then having brought up and carried  [/ moved] away again
        from Paphos,

  [i.e., infers he packed up and moved his tent-making business
   as well as his scrolls and other personal effects by pack animal(s)]

        those round about Paul came forth (so as to appear publicly)
        into Perga of Pamphylia.

        Then John, [surnamed Mark]
        having gone away as if blown by the wind from them,
        turned under - returned   into Jerusalem. *
        (AWPR) 
          



14 But when they departed from Perga, they came to Antioch in Pisidia, and went into the synagogue on the sabbath day, and sat down.   (KJV)

14)   Then they coming and passing through Perga
        approached and came to be present - arrived 
        into Antioch, the Pisidian.

        And coming and entering into the synagogue
        on the day of the Sabbaths,
        sat down - seated (themselves).
        (AWPR)



15 And after the reading of the law and the prophets the rulers of the synagogue sent unto them, saying, Ye men and brethren, if ye have any word of exhortation for the people, say on.   (KJV)

15)   Then after the reading and knowing of the Law and the Prophets,
        the rulers - elders   of the synagogue
        sent forth out up alongside with them,
        laying down definite words, saying,
           'Men.  Brothers.  If perhaps (there) is an intelligent word
            in you of calling aid and comfort to the side of
            up alongside with / up alongside next to
            the people,
            lay it before - recount (it) - utter the definite words.'
            (AWPR)
         

              

16 Then Paul stood up, and beckoning with his hand said, Men of Israel, and ye that fear God, give audience.   (KJV)

16)  Then Paul, standing up again,
       and with the hand violently shaking down / 
       and signaling with the hand,
       said,
           'Men.  Israelites, and those fearing GOD.
            Listen, and intently hear - Sh'ma!
            (AWPR)




17 The God of this people of Israel chose our fathers, and exalted the people when they dwelt as strangers in the land of Egypt, and with an high arm brought he them out of it.   (KJV)

17)        The GOD of this people, Israel, 
             outlaid / with definite words spoke - called out
             the fathers of us,
             and raised to the height - elevated - exalted
             the people in the near dwelling - denizen sojourn
             in (the) land (of) Egypt.

             And with a high [as Heaven itself] - exalted and elevated 
             Arm (of strength and power), 
             He brought them out, out of it.
             (AWPR) 




18 And about the time of forty years suffered he their manners in the wilderness.   (KJV)


18)    Also just as He continually and repeatedly bore up under 
        and endured the manners or ways of them
        40 years time in the   [otherwise]  
        deserted wilderness - (uninhabited) desert:
        (AWPR)



19 And when he had destroyed seven nations in the land of Chanaan, he divided their land to them by lot.   (KJV)

19)   And took - chose and cast - pulled down
       7 ethnic nations in (the) land (of) Canaan,
       the land of them distributed and [which GOD had] given 
       (them)  by His own good will and accord by lot 
       as well as an inheritance to them. 
       (AWPR)



20 And after that he gave unto them judges about the space of four hundred and fifty years, until Samuel the prophet.   (KJV)

20)   And after these things, so as 450 years,
       He of His own good will and accord 
       gave judges continually until Samuel the prophet.
       (AWPR)



2And afterward they desired a king: and God gave unto them Saul the son of Cis, a man of the tribe of Benjamin, by the space of forty years.  (KJV)

21)   And from that there time, they asked - begged a king,
       and GOD gave them of His own good will and accord 
       Saul, son of Kish,
       a man out of the tribe - lineage of Benjamin: 40 years.
       (AWPR)



22 And when he had removed him, he raised up unto them David to be their king; to whom also he gave their testimony, and said, I have found David the son of Jesse, a man after mine own heart, which shall fulfil all my will. (KJV)

22)   And removing him from where he stood
            [in office / in position    as king],
        He raised up David into a king for them;
        to which / to whom also He said, bearing witness,
            'I found David, the (son) of Jesse,
             a man down in / according to
             the heart of Me,
             who will do - perform - bring about
             all the  will - inclinations - desires   of Me.'
             (AWPR)
       

  
23 Of this man's seed hath God according to his promise raised unto Israel a Saviour, Jesus:   (KJV)

23)  This One, from the sperm / from the seed
       down upon / according to   a Promise
       publicly declared - publicly proclaimed,
       GOD raised up 
       a Saviour - a Deliverer to Israel:  Jesus / Yeshua.
       (AWPR) 





Disclaimer:  The Alternate Word Pictures with Reiterations (AWPR) translation, translation mine, should be used as a Bible Study Aid only, and it is recommended that a direct literal translation or the King James Bible be used for regular and ecclesiastical purposes, and that the AWPR be used in association only as a Bible study aid so as to help the reader / user in their Bible Studying to clarify context and Scriptural Intent, and to get the full context and understanding into the English from out of the ancient Greek in which this New Testament passage was first written.    Thanks.  -- Brianroy  

* It is my opinion that one possible and good reason that explains why John Mark returned to Jerusalem in A.D. 44 during Paul's first missionary journey, as if "blown by the wind", is that he may have gotten word as to the death of his relatives who were part of the 10,000 or more that died in Jerusalem at or near the Temple at the Spring Festival of Unleavened Bread.  Josephus relates such an event in his Wars of the Jews, book 2, Chapter 12, Section 1.




CHAPTER 12.


MANY TUMULTS UNDER CUMANUS, WHICH WERE COMPOSED BY QUADRATUS. FELIX IS PROCURATOR OF JUDEA. AGRIPPA IS ADVANCED FROM CHALCIS TO A GREATER KINGDOM.

1     NOW after the death of Herod, king of Chalcis, Claudius set Agrippa, the son of Agrippa, over his uncle's kingdom, while Cumanus took upon him the office of procurator of the rest, which was a Roman province, and therein he succeeded Alexander; under which Cureanus began the troubles, and the Jews' ruin came on; for when the multitude were come together to Jerusalem, to the feast of unleavened bread, and a Roman cohort stood over the cloisters of the temple, (for they always were armed, and kept guard at the festivals, to prevent any innovation which the multitude thus gathered together might make,) one of the soldiers pulled back his garment, and cowering down after an indecent manner, turned his breech to the Jews, and spake such words as you might expect upon such a posture. At this the whole multitude had indignation, and made a clamor to Cumanus, that he would punish the soldier; while the rasher part of the youth, and such as were naturally the most tumultuous, fell to fighting, and caught up stones, and threw them at the soldiers. Upon which Cumanus was afraid lest all the people should make an assault upon him, and sent to call for more armed men, who, when they came in great numbers into the cloisters, the Jews were in a very great consternation; and being beaten out of the temple, they ran into the city; and the violence with which they crowded to get out was so great, that they trod upon each other, and squeezed one another, till ten thousand of them were killed, insomuch that this feast became the cause of mourning to the whole nation, and every family lamented their own relations.