Friday, May 25, 2007

European Human Rights Commission Wants Fewer Catholic Schools

A human rights body has called for the establishment of more schools in Ireland which embrace all faiths or are secular ... It highlights the fact that the vast majority of schools in Ireland are Catholic and says the country's growing diversity has created a demand which the current system is unable to meet.

Pope Applauds Rally Against Destruction of the Family

Pope Benedict XVI on Thursday praised a recent demonstration in Rome against proposed legislation granting legal rights to unmarried couples, including gay ones, saying the rally showed that the traditional family is at the core of Italian society. Benedict called the May 12 Family Day rally, organized by Catholic groups and family associations, a "great and extraordinary popular festival."

Iran Attack, Energy Policies on Bilderberg Agenda

The annual Bilderberg Meeting, which gathers high level officials from the world business, politics and media circles, will be held in Istanbul this year. The main topics of the meeting are Turkey, Iran and energy issue, Vatan daily writes. According to the daily, the 3-day meeting is an important event during which participants also determine the following year`s agenda.

More Gambling-Related Scandals

Three employees of Ontario's Casino Rama are among 15 people arrested for alleged involvement in a major international casino scam that pulled in more than $2 million in the province alone ... The sting, which is being called the largest of its kind in recent memory, involved baccarat. Rama is the only Canadian casino involved in the scam.

Legislation Mandates Schoolchildren Learn Transsexuality, Bisexuality and Homosexuality

Radical legislation, mandating that schoolchildren as young as kindergarten learn about transsexuality, bisexuality and homosexuality, has passed the California State Senate. SB 777 requires textbooks, instructional materials, and school-sponsored activities to positively portray cross-dressing, sex-change operations, same-sex marriages, all aspects of homosexuality and bisexuality, and so-called "gay history." Silence on these sexual lifestyles will not be allowed.

Three Deaths Related to HPV Vaccine

Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released documents obtained from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act, detailing 1,637 reports of adverse reactions to the vaccination for human papillomavirus (HPV), Gardasil. Three deaths were related to the vaccine.

North American Integration Process Continues

A powerful think tank chaired by former Sen. Sam Nunn and guided by trustees including Richard Armitage, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Harold Brown, William Cohen and Henry Kissinger, is in the final stages of preparing a report to the White House and U.S. Congress on the benefits of integrating the U.S., Mexico and Canada into one political, economic and security bloc. The final report, published in English, Spanish and French, is scheduled for submission to all three governments by Sept. 30, according to the Center for Strategic & International Studies.

Bill Maher Mocks Falwell, Catholics

A Catholic civil rights organization is absolutely outraged at recent comments made by entertainer Bill Maher following the death of Dr. Jerry Falwell. During his May 18 broadcast of HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, the host said, "Now I know you're not supposed to speak ill of the dead, but I think we can make an exception" ... Following his comments about Falwell, Maher launched into a vile assault on Catholicism, including mocking and profane references to the Virgin Mary, Mass, and the Eucharist.

Pope's Book Selling Big

Just over a month since its publication, Benedict XVI's latest book has sold more than 1.5 million copies ... There are 42 editors worldwide who have agreements to publish "Jesus of Nazareth," and 30 translations are in the works.

Chinese Birth Policy Foes Arrested

Dozens of people in China have been arrested on charges of instigating protests against birth-control measures, a news agency said. In seven towns in Bobai County, in the Guangxi region, angry protests broke out because of excessive fines and alleged violence against those not in conformity with China's one-child policy, reported Twenty-eight people have been arrested, it said.

Wednesday, May 23, 2007

2007 Bilderberg Meeting Set for Istanbul

This year the Press and other critics of Bilderberg including AFP's Jim Tucker will be gathering at the Orient Express Hotel Istanbul. We'll be there from Wednesday 30th May until Monday June 4th. Feel free to book in and join the researchers and press crew:

1 in 4 Young U.S. Muslims Okay With Bombing Civilians

One out of four young U.S. Muslims believe homicide bombings against civilians are OK to "defend Islam," according to a new poll. The poll by the Pew Research Center also finds some Muslim Americans seem to be separating from mainstream America in their attitudes toward the War on Terror and U.S. Mideast policy.

'Rosary Bowl' Draws 50,000

Southern California's largest rosary recitation in more than 50 years offered a broad cross-section of ages and ethnicities in the local Catholic Church, and a link to a storied tradition. Some 50,000 people at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena May 19 prayed the rosary during the Rosary Bowl, an event sponsored by Holy Cross Family Ministries and its Family Theater Productions in conjunction with the Archdiocese of Los Angeles.

Tuesday, May 22, 2007

Bestiality Film Shocks Cannes

A semi-documentary about a group of US men who had sex with horses has taken the title as the most shocking movie at the Cannes film festival. But while Zoo has drawn big, curious crowds at its screenings, the real unsettling quality about the movie is its approach: it depicts the men in a sympathetic light, one that tries to push the viewers to understanding their sexual perversion.

Sordid Truths About Top British Supermarkets

what I witnessed during the course of my investigations was truly shocking. Working undercover at both stores for a total of four months, a colleague and I discovered that customers were often deceived about the freshness and quality of the food they were buying. At times, customers' health might even have been put at risk.

Facts About Same-Sex Attraction

Homosexual activists make false accusations of "hate" and distort religious teachings. They ignore the truth about anger and "hate". For example published research demonstrates a high prevalence of partner abuse in homosexual relationships, but instead of addressing this serious problem, activists are attempting to use hate crimes legislation to harass and punish those who challenge the ethics of their behavior, sexual and otherwise.

Monday, May 21, 2007

'Married' Lesbian Prisoner Runs Amok

Prison guards want a lesbian couple separated after one of the women went ballistic, attacking one guard, hurling racial slurs and smashing appliances ... Guards say the inmates' behaviour stems from a stormy marriage - the first same-sex union in a women's prison - they warned would cause problems. "Everything I said at the time is coming true," said Union of Canadian Correctional Officers Prairie region president Kevin Grabowsky.

WHO Ignores Evidence When Issuing Advice

When developing "evidence-based" guidelines, the World Health Organization routinely forgets one key ingredient: evidence. That is the verdict from a study published in The Lancet online Tuesday. The medical journal's criticism of WHO could shock many in the global health community, as one of WHO's main jobs is to produce guidelines on everything from fighting the spread of bird flu and malaria control to enacting anti-tobacco legislation.

British Government Hiding Blood Scandal Facts

An independent public inquiry into how thousands of haemophiliacs contracted HIV or hepatitis C from contaminated blood discovered last night that Downing Street is withholding crucial information about how hundreds of relevant documents were shredded ... Many of the files detailing the scandal were shredded by civil servants in the Nineties. This week, the second hearing of the contaminated blood inquiry ... will ask why the results of an internal inquiry into the destruction of crucial files are being withheld.

Dodge Says Single North American Currency Possible

Bank of Canada Governor David Dodge says North America could one day embrace a euro-style single currency. But to get there, Canada, the United States and Mexico must first tear down barriers to the free flow of labour, which he pointed out Monday have “gotten a bit thicker” in recent years.

North American Union Was Forecast in 1993

While even in 2007 many express skepticism about a plot to integrate North America along the lines of the European Union, 14 years ago, one of world's most celebrated economists and management experts said it was already on the fast track – and nothing could stop it. Peter F. Drucker ... wrote that the European Community, the progenitor of the European Union, "triggered the attempt to create a North American economic community, built around the United States but integrating both Canada and Mexico into a common market."

China to Severely Punish Olympic 'Troublemakers'

A leaked speech by a police commander in charge of security at the 2008 Beijing Olympics has disclosed that the authorities fear mass protests by disaffected Chinese as the biggest threat to the Games. The officer promised "swift and harsh" measures to forestall trouble, combined with "severe legal punishment."

Will Nothing Be Made in Canada?

Can manufacturers compete if they are based in Canada? The competitiveness scorecards produced by the Canadian Chemical Producers Association show that many of the key business indicators, such as energy costs, taxation and regulation are getting worse, and the business case for investing in Canada is rapidly declining.

Is There a Hell?

Is there a hell? To one who thinks he or she has been there, the answer is yes. To a person like myself, who has studied what evidence exists and has conducted countless interviews, the answer is this: there is more to the near-death experience than anyone currently knows.

Who Cares About 'Live Earth'?

JUST when it looked like every rock star on the planet was jumping aboard AL GORE's green bandwagon, there’s a backlash already underway. THE WHO's ROGER DALTRY has blasted the big Wembley gig Gore is organising to raise awareness of global warming ... Roger said: "Bo***cks to that! The last thing the planet needs is a rock concert. I can't believe it. Let's burn even more fuel."