✝️ Elon: go f--- yourself?

10 hostages a day.

Hangman time! Elon went full savage on advertisers with a fiery “go f—- yourself.” Now, I’ve got my own lineup of contenders for what our dear Tesla chief could’ve meant.

  1. Go fluff yourself.

  2. Go fumble yourself.

  3. Go frizzle yourself.

  4. Go flapdoodle yourself.

Sorry for dropping some “hangman” on ya. What a morbid choice for a pastime. Who thought stringing up a doodle man was a good idea?

Today, we’re covering…

  • Elon: Go f—- yourself!

  • Kissinger kicks the bucket at 100

  • 10 hostages a day

Elon: Go f—- yourself!

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Yo, got wild news about Musk. Dude straight-up told fleeing advertisers "Go f--- yourself" at a summit. 😬
Oh my, that language is quite aggressive. Why such a harsh response?
He's ticked off 'bout an ad boycott. Claims it's gonna tank his social media ship, X. Says those ad folks would be to blame.
How troubling. This seems to escalate the conflict rather than resolve it. Did he say anything to Disney's CEO?
Yup, ripped into Bob Iger too. Like, 'Don't advertise, don't try to blackmail me with your dough.'
I see. Financial pressure can reveal the true character of one's heart. Has he mentioned anything addressing concerns of antisemitism?
Sure did. He's sorry for a sketchy repost that ticked off advertisers. Just chatted with bigwigs in Israel too.
Acknowledging a mistake is a step forward. However, Proverbs 15:1 reminds us, "A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger." It's wise to approach disagreement with grace and peace.

Kissinger kicks the bucket at 100

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Hey, did you hear about Henry Kissinger passing away?
Yes, indeed. He was 100. A real giant in international politics. Died in Connecticut.
I know he was a big deal but why exactly?
Well, he crafted détente with the Soviets, opened ties with China, and won a Nobel Peace Prize for Vietnam peace efforts.
Wasn't he kinda controversial, too?
Very much so. Critics called him a manipulator. His tactics in Vietnam, bombing campaigns, and his role in Chile's coup were hotly debated.
And yet, I heard he was quite the charmer? Dated famous actresses?
Yes, he believed power was a strong allure. And despite his unique look and accent, he had quite social clout.
How did he stay influential after his White House years?
He kept advising, met with global leaders like China's Xi Jinping, and ran Kissinger Associates.
So, his legacy is kinda mixed, huh?
Yes, a complex figure. But remember, Proverbs 21:1 says, "The king's heart is a stream of water in the hand of the Lord; he turns it wherever he will." Ultimately, God directs history through leaders, flawed as they may be.

10 hostages a day

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Israel has agreed to extend a ceasefire with Hamas on the condition that the latter releases 10 Israeli hostages each day. Mark Regev, a senior adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, stated the terms are "crystal clear." Regev confirmed that the humanitarian truce could continue if Hamas meets its obligations, but warned that if the group fails to release the hostages, hostilities could recommence.

During the current pause in the conflict, which Israel agreed to for the safe return of its citizens, at least 140 hostages remain in Gaza. Regev added that while this break in fighting is centered around a humanitarian effort, Israel's broader objective is to dismantle Hamas' military capabilities and its control over Gaza. He reiterated that Israel is serious about protecting its population and will not tolerate games with their safety, highlighting that Hamas is fully aware of the conditions for the cease-fire's extension.

Biblical Perspective: In the Israel-Hamas conflict, we are reminded of Psalm 34:14's call to seek peace, understanding each life's inherent value. We must pray and advocate for justice, compassion, and God's transformative peace that surpasses mere political agreements.

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