2 Articles: Three Cheers for Congress, One for France, and Two and a half Boos for Obama Policy; What War? What September 11? We’re worried about a Law Suit!

From Rubin Reports.Blogspot.Com Three Cheers for Congress, One for France, and Two and a Half Boos for Obama Policy Posted: 16 Apr 2010 10:16 AM PDT Please be subscriber 10,023. Just put your email address in the box on the page's upper right-hand corner. We depend on your tax-deductible contributions. To make one, please send a check to: American Friends of IDC, 116 East 16th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10003. Continue Reading

Shocking Experiment – Would You Torture People To Be On TV?

From News Yahoo Game show contestants turn torturers in a new psychological experiment for French television, zapping a man with electricity until he cries for mercy -- then zapping him again until he seems to drop dead. "The Game of Death" has all the trappings of a traditional television quiz show, with a roaring crowd and a glamorous and well-known hostess urging the players on under gaudy studio lights. But the contestants did not Continue Reading

Anti-Semitism Rising in France and Canada

From Israel National News Anti-Semitism in France is strongly on the rise, according to the 2009 annual report released late last week by the Jewish Community Protection Service (SPCJ). The organization reported that 832 anti-Semitic incidents were recorded in France in 2009, as compared with 474 such incidents in 2008 - a 75% increase. The statistics were gleaned from records in the organization's Aid to Victims Department, which Continue Reading

France Moves Closer to Unprecedented Internet Regulation

From Spiegel.de The lower house of the French parliament has approved a draft bill that will allow the state unprecedented control over the Internet. Although the government says it will improve security for ordinary citizens, civil rights activists are warning of a "new level" of censorship and surveillance. For members of the French administration, it is a law against digital crime. For civil rights activists and politicians from opposition Continue Reading

U.S. planning to restart Israel-PA talks based on ’67 borders

From Haaretz The United States and Egypt, along with France, are planning a joint move to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks on the basis of the June 4, 1967, borders, territorial exchanges and a complete freeze of construction beyond the Green Line, including East Jerusalem. The freeze would not be announced publicly. Egypt's foreign minister, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said in an extensive interview with the Arabic daily Asharq Al-Awsat that "once Continue Reading

Age of cyber warfare is ‘dawning’

From BBC UK Cyber war has moved from fiction to fact, says a report. Compiled by security firm McAfee, it bases its conclusion on analysis of recent net-based attacks. Analysis of the motives of the actors behind many attacks carried out via the internet showed that many were mounted with a explicitly political aim. It said that many nations were now arming to defend themselves in a cyber war and readying forces to conduct their own Continue Reading

Rise of French evangelicals puts secularism in a spin

The Age Au Belief in the gospel truth is spreading. As the piano strikes up, the congregation sways, fists in the air, murmurs of hallelujah punctuating the music. Pastor Franck Lefillatre, bathed in the spotlight on his podium, intones into a microphone. ''Let out the words that are in your heart,'' he urges. His whispers crescendo to booming rhetoric. Behind him, emblazoned in gold lettering, are the words: ''Jesus Christ: the same Continue Reading

Between Samhain and Martin Luther

From Koinonia House BETWEEN SAMHAIN AND MARTIN LUTHER October is a beautiful time of year.  Yet Christians, and especially those with children, often struggle to deal with this season. While most understand that stock Halloween celebrations are rooted in the occult, many don't know the broader history behind this peculiar autumn festival.  Still, October has not been wholly given over to the dark side.  There are some historical bright spots Continue Reading

Secret Plot To Drop The Dollar?

From Independent UK In the most profound financial change in recent Middle East history, Gulf Arabs are planning – along with China, Russia, Japan and France – to end dollar dealings for oil, moving instead to a basket of currencies including the Japanese yen and Chinese yuan, the euro, gold and a new, unified currency planned for nations in the Gulf Co-operation Council, including Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, Kuwait and Qatar. Secret meetings Continue Reading

Iranian Regime’s Charm Plus Western Credulity Equals “Diplomatic Success” in Geneva

From Gloria-Centre.Org Iranian Regime's Charm Plus Western Credulity Equals "Diplomatic Success" in Geneva By Barry Rubin * October 2, 2009 ATTENTION WEBMASTERS.  You are welcome to post this entire article as long as you give a direct link to the article on our site and to http://www.gloria-center.org The United States--along with Russia, China, France, Britain and Germany--met with Iran in Geneva and officials, media, and experts Continue Reading