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Archive for April, 2011

-‘Quran Burning’ Updates

Saturday, April 9th, 2011

(Terry Jones by Getty Images via @daylife) The ‘Quran burning’ story has a life of its own particularly in the Middle East. Now as many as 43 deaths have been attributed to the burning and the ‘blame game’ continues. Here are some updates just from this week: Controversial Quran burning pastor Terry Jones visited Orange […]

-We Are All Giants Fans Now

Friday, April 8th, 2011

                                 (Dodger Stadium via Wikipedia) We are all SF Giants Fans now. A San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten at Dodger Stadium after last week’s opening game shows signs of brain damage and today remains in critical condition according to doctors. Bryan Stow was beaten up in Dodger Stadium parking lot after the Dodgers’ […]

-Europeans Dealing with Thousands of Iraqi Christian Refugees

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

          (Members of the Council of Europe via Wikipedia) Tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians continue to leave Iraq in search of safety and normalcy for their families. Many immigrate to other middle eastern countries like Syria and Jordan which allow some freedoms and protection for Christians but also some limitations. Iraqi refugees attempting to […]

-Supreme Court Allows Arizona Tax Credits for Religious Schools

Tuesday, April 5th, 2011

                              (US Supreme Court via Wikipedia) On Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that Arizona’s Private School Tax Credit Law could continue to be used for religious school tuition scholarship funds. The Arizona Private School Tax Credit Law allows state residents to receive state income tax breaks for donations ranging from $500 to $1,000 […]

-UPDATE: At Least 22 Killed So Far in Quran Burning Protests

Monday, April 4th, 2011

According to reports 2 more died on Sunday in Afghanistan during the continuing protests over the Quran burning in Florida. This brings the total count of deaths to at least 22 along with hundreds of injuries. The most popular prevailing slogans for the protesters were: “Long live the Taliban” and “Death to America” Meanwhile the […]

-Afghanistan: Violence Continues Over Quran Burning, 5 More Dead

Saturday, April 2nd, 2011

                          (Afghanistan via Wikipedia) As crazy as it seems to those of us in the West, Muslims in the Middle East continue to be angry over a Quran being burned by some marginal church in Florida. In Afghanistan today the riots continue all over that country, stores are being destroyed, cars are being burned, hundreds […]

-Quran is Burned in Florida 8 are Killed in Afghanistan

Friday, April 1st, 2011

I know that it is April fools but this story as crazy as it seems is not a joke. A Quran was burned in Florida and thousands rioted in Afghanistan and killed 8 UN workers that had nothing to do with the original offense. Not only that, but two of the workers were actually beheaded. […]