U.S. Methodist Church renews drive for divestment from Israel
Tensions are re-emerging between Jewish organizations and some mainline Protestant churches in the wake of a renewed drive for churches to divest from companies doing business with Israel.
The United Methodist Church opened discussions last Friday on a resolution calling for […]
Pakistan’s Bhutto Cancels Trip to Dubai Amid Rumors Musharraf Will Impose State of Emergency
KARACHI, Pakistan — Pakistan’s former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto abruptly canceled plans to travel abroad Wednesday, saying she had heard rumors the government could impose a state of emergency during her absence.
She said at a hastily arranged […]
Why does the US think that disrespecting Turkey’s historical image related to the Ottoman/Armenian era, then ordering it to lay off the Kurds, is acceptable? Turkey’s military chief has said US-Turkish ties will never be the same again if US lawmakers brand the Ottoman Empire’s massacre of Armenians a genocide
Most Seem to Favor Low-Key Approach Over Confrontational One
By Anton Troianovski Special to The Washington Post Saturday, August 11, 2007
… with a small gay rights movement taking shape amid a more frank pop culture, gays are struggling with altogether different questions. Should they openly confront what […]
Bush administration wants us to be scared of:
AlQaeda, Other un-named terrorists, Gays, anyone who is not a radical Christian, anyone who is not with his agenda,
Inclusive health care People who think
This administration wants his population to be white or act white, buy in to the […]
Bush, Mideast Wars and End-Time Prophecy By JP Briggs II, Ph.D., and Thomas D. Williams t r u t h o u t | Special Report Friday 29 June 2007
“Religious institutions that use government power in support of themselves and force their views on persons of other faiths, or of no […]
Egypt forbids female circumcision By Magdi Abdelhadi BBC Arab Affairs Analyst
Egypt has announced that it is imposing a complete ban on female circumcision, also known as genital mutilation.
… the death of a 12-year-old girl in Upper Egypt a few days ago triggered an angry […]
Beware the Dominionist “love bomb” By Kerry Tomasi Online Journal Contributing Writer
During a recent address to the Good Shepherd Baptists in Terre Haute Indiana, Col. J. Tyler Ryberg had this to say about our “war on terror”, and its current focal point, Iraq: ” . . . it’s an act […]
FUNNY, THEY DON’T SAY HOW LONG WE HAVE IGNORED THIS
The United States has blacklisted several Middle East allies for not doing enough to fight what it calls “modern day slavery”.
Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman and Qatar were put in the worst […]
Fightin’ Words from Putin, Ahmadinejad
Russian President Vladimir Putin isn’t showing any sign of softening up in his response to the U.S. government’s plans to install an anti-missile shield in Europe. Meanwhile, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad dramatically announced that Israel’s days are numbered.
King George is determined to start COLD […]