Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Overview of the November 2016 Issue of PCG's Philadelphia Trumpet

The latest issue of PCG's recruitment magazine, The Philadelphia Trumpet, is now out.

Let us see what they have to say.

The editors of this issue are Gerald Flurry, Stephen Flurry, Joel Hilliker, Brad MacDonald, Richard Palmer, Robert Morley, Jeremiah Jacques, Dennis Leap and Phillip Nice.

The circulation for this issue is listed as 277,131.

Gerald Flurry has an article scare mongering that the European Union will soon rise up in "the spirit of Charlemagne" and become a military superpower fated to conquer the United States.

It is accompanied with side articles talking of Margaret Thatcher's opposition to Britain joining the European Union and scare mongering about Bill Clinton being awarded the Charlemagne Prize.

Brad MacDonald has an article implying that Merkel will be forced out of power fated to be replaced by Karl-Theodor zu Guttenburg. Since 2009 PCG's 1% has constantly insinuated that zu Guttenburg is fated to be the military ruler who will conquer the United States.

Richard Palmer has an article insisting that the European Union will soon throw away its secular ethos to become some sort of Catholic theocracy fated to murder Sabbatarians such as PCG members.

Christopher Eames has an article noting various accounts of the Bible gaining extra-biblical support. This topic is very common among Christians. That gives no distinctive motive for a person to join PCG alone.

Jorg Mardian has an article saying that cheap food is not cheap at all.

Andrew Müller has an article moaning about Americans taking too many prescription drugs and lambasting the pharmaceutical industry as being like illegal drug cartels. It is worrying to see an article like this in this publication taking into consideration Armstrongism's long history of promoting HWA's anti-medicine superstition.

The Infographic discusses addiction.

Kieran Underwood has an article blaming pacifism for the fall of France to the Nazi regime in 1940 during World War II.

Brent Nagtegaal has an article speculating that Bashar al-Assad could soon fall. Back in 2011 Gerald Flurry insisted that the Assad regime would fall in Syria to be replaced by a pro-Europe regime which be antagonistic to Iran. This article serves to reinforce that dogma.

The correspondence course discusses having a good name.

Jeremiah Jacques has a little article scare mongering that terrorism works.

Joel Hilliker has an article encouraging people to take responsibility for when things go wrong.

There are letters. One letter from Brazil praises an article that discusses Chiune Sugihara, a Japanese diplomat, who selflessly saved hundreds of Jews fleeing Nazi tyranny by granting them visas despite receiving orders to the contrary from those above him.
I was profoundly moved by this amazing story of one of the few world citizens who decided to do the right thing in the face of wrong.... Thank you.
It is terrible that a group such as PCG should try to exploit the name of a noble man like that in their recruitment magazine.

And Andrew Müller denounces socialists of the 1600s and state that the Bible only talks about freewill charity and not government assistance to help the poor and disadvantaged.

And so we see that PCG has once again made a recruitment magazine designed to bedazzle readers into thinking that PCG's leaders can see the future. They can not. They are but false prophets.


  1. You have to register to look at their magazine PDF? I won't do it. Thanks for the review.

    I'd be interested to see the infographic on addiction (but I refuse to subscribe). It's ironic, seeing as how alcoholism has run rampant in the ACoGs and that some of the leaders (ahem!) have a reputation for boozing it up (hence the appellation, the six pack prophet).

    Addictions indeed.

  2. Sorry about that issue. I have now added more links.