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Archive for October, 2007

Culture //Clashes// of the Week

Friday, October 19th, 2007

The ‘culture conflict’ between people of faith and secularists in America continues and is alive and unfortunately well. Here are are two feature stories of the week: 1. ‘The Chocolate Jesus’ is Resurrected? This is all in the name of art and freedom of course. If the artist really wanted to prove something, he would […]

Amateur Diplomat Nancy Pelosi Wants to Trade Turkey for a Few Votes?

Thursday, October 18th, 2007

Last time we saw Speaker Nancy Pelosi playing diplomat she was wearing a hijab and bowing at the feet of Assad of Syria. Now we find her trying to shut down the war in Iraq through a back door effort with little concern for the potential long term consequences. Nancy Pelosi and the Democratic congressional […]

Ann Coulter Wants Jews to Become Christian! Is That Anti-Semitism?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007

The latest Ann Coulter furor all began on the CNBC show “The Big Idea” when host Donny Deutsch asked Ann what America would look like if her dream for the country was actually fulfilled. She responded that America would be better off if the whole country was conservative and Christian. Then Deutsch, who is Jewish, […]

South Korean Government Asks Church to Pay For Hostage Rescue

Monday, October 15th, 2007

The government of South Korea has asked the church which sponsored and sent the 23 volunteer workers to Afghanistan, which later became hostages of the Taliban, to pay for the expenses of their rescue. According to Yonhap news agency, the costs included air fares, accommodation, recovery of bodies and other expenses involved in the rescue […]

Taliban: Selling Opium Ok if Funds are Used For Jihad?

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

Found this story on Jihad Watch, here is the original link from the Telegraph in the UK.  Most of the story deals with the Taliban using funds that they gained from releasing the South Korean hostages. Apparently, the money is being used to buy weapons to carry on their war against American, British, and coalition […]

Poll: Young Americans (16-29) Have a Bad Impression of Christianity

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

According to a recent poll, Young Americans (ages 16-29) have a bad impression of Christianity. The study done by the Barna Group, showed that only 16% of non-Christians in that age group had a “good impression” of the religion. Even more surprising, the poll showed that half of the young Christians, in the same age […]

Muslim Scholars: A Call for Peace Between Muslims and Christians

Friday, October 12th, 2007

At the close of Ramadan, over 130 major Muslim scholars and leaders penned a 29 page document calling for greater understanding and peace between Christians and Muslims. Document was sent to various Christian leaders including Pope Benedict and Anglican Archbishop Rowan Williams. The document was loaded with quotes from both the Koran and the Bible […]

AP Shows An Anti-Christian Bias?

Thursday, October 11th, 2007

In a story by Associated Press, a 63 year old man from Alexandria, La., who shot 5 people, killing 2 was identified as a: “A 63-year-old Baptist deacon”. Normally ones occupation or residence would be used as the key identifying factor, but AP strangely chose to ID the man as a ‘Baptist deacon’. Michael Medved […]

Iranian Students Protest Against Pres. Ahmadinejad

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

Thanks to Jihad Watch for this story. Hundreds of Iranian students chanted: “death to the dictator” in an aggressive protest against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. The demonstration was at Teheran University, as Iran’s president gave the opening speech for new the academic year. A couple of weeks ago, Ahmadinejad had received applause from the students of […]

‘Witch Hunts’ are Alive and Well (and Real) in Saudi Arabia!

Monday, October 8th, 2007

Here is an incredible story from a western perspective. A woman, who is domestic servant, is accused of witchcraft by the lady of the house and arrested for witchcraft. Apparently witchcraft is a capital offence in Saudi Arabia. The woman of the house claimed that the maid was ‘bewitching’ her husband. The Saudi ‘religious police’ […]