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Archive for March, 2011

-Earliest Christian Writings Found in a Jordanian Cave?

Thursday, March 31st, 2011

A group of 70 or so lead “mini-books” were apparently discovered by Bedouins in a remote valley of northern Jordan sometime between 2005 and 2007. The small books, or “codices”, appear to be made of cast lead and bound by lead rings with each page or leaf approximately the size of a credit card and […]

-Obama Justice Department Supports Muslim Hajj as an Employee ‘Civil Right’?

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

                                            (Image via Wikipedia) Is this really a ‘Civil Right’? Can a Muslim demand 3 weeks off to go on a Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca called ‘The Hajj’ and an employer must allow it? According to the Obama administration DOJ –yes. The DOJ took up the case of Safoorah Khan, a 29-year-old math teacher who […]

-Is Our Role in Libya a Moral Act?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

                                            (Image via Wikipedia) Our role in stopping Gadhafi in Libya is being presented to us as a ‘moral act’ in saving thousands of civilians. But is it really? Fact is, Gadhafi had his military ready to attack everything that moved including men women and children in the rebel cities opposing him. Secretary of State […]

-New Gay Policy: Chaplains Must Adapt or Leave?

Monday, March 28th, 2011

The Army has started re-training chaplains due to the repeal of the openly gay military ban. Conservative chaplains are being told that those who are unable to follow the forthcoming policy can voluntarily leave the service. Last December, President Obama signed a new law repealing the ‘Don’t Ask/Don’t Tell’ military policy. The new policy allowing […]

-Libyan Rebel Commander Admits to Some al Qaeda Links in His Forces

Saturday, March 26th, 2011

In an interview, Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, the Libyan rebel leader admits that some of his fighters have links with al Qaeda and some are jihadists who fought against allied troops in Iraq and Afghanistan including himself. Al-Hasidi insisted his fighters “are patriots and good Muslims, not terrorists,” and that the “members of al-Qaeda are also good […]

-U.N. Passes Resolution Supporting Religious Freedom

Friday, March 25th, 2011

             (UN Human Rights Council via Wikipedia) From Kevin Eckstrom, Religion News Service: U.S. officials praised a United Nations council for a new statement on religious freedom that sidestepped a divisive debate sponsored by Islamic countries over the "defamation of religions." The U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday (March 24) approved a resolution voicing concern […]

-Is Organized Religion Destined to Die Out in 9 Western Countries?

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011

According to a team of mathematicians using census data, organized religion will substantially be driven towards extinction by one generation in 9 Western countries including; Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands. Also Austria, the Czech Republic, Finland and Switzerland, will not be far behind. The researchers used census data to make their predictions. […]

-Forced Arranged Muslim Marriages In America?

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Arranged marriages are a tradition in Muslim cultures. Now some girls in America are being forced into arranged marriages by their families? I have no doubt that many Muslim families in America are continuing the arranged marriage tradition in some form or another. But what if the young woman doesn’t want to comply? What if […]

-Florida Judge Rules That the Case Proceed Under Islamic Sharia Law

Saturday, March 19th, 2011

In a dispute between Muslim parties a Florida Circuit Court judge has ruled that the case can proceed under provisions of Islamic Sharia law. This is one of the first cases where Islamic law has been recognized in an American court and deferred to:   Response: Note from the document that if the two parties […]

-Libya: A No-Win Scenario and Now Pres. Obama Decides to Act!

Friday, March 18th, 2011

  (Image by BlatantNews.com via Flickr)   For over 3 weeks President Obama has condemned the Libyan dictator with nothing more than strong rhetoric but was incredibly indecisive when it came to any kind of real action. He dithered away the time on the golf course and working on his ‘Final Four’ basketball picks while […]