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Pre-Nazi Germany was an Unchristian Nation

Few myths warm the hearts of Leftists as much as the myth that Germany was a Christian nation which voted Adolph Hitler and his National Socialists into office.  This allows Leftists who hate Judeo-Christian moral traditions, which almost, all Leftists do,  to cow Christians into silence (didn’t you Christians let Hitler take power?)

By Bruce Walker - Monday, June 16, 2008 - Full Story

French youths clash with police

Lille - Dozens of French youths clashed with police in a town in northeast France overnight, burning cars during a rampage triggered by the killing of a 22-year-old man, an official said on Sunday.

By Guest Column - Monday, June 16, 2008 - Full Story

Pakistani journalist Hamid Mir proves Dubai Does not run the show

Hamid Mir, GEO TV, Capital TalkIslamabad - Renowned Geo anchor Hamid Mir once again moved his famous show “Capital Talk” to the road here on Friday after the programme was stopped from being aired by Dubai authorities under pressure from the presidency.

Instead of watching the show on TV at home,  a huge crowd watched it on the street as people thronged the Parade Ground, the final destination of the long march. As it happens, the Geo office is just a few yards away from the Parade Ground.

By Guest Column - Monday, June 16, 2008 - Full Story

The residential school money pit

By Don Sandberg, Aboriginal Policy Fellow, Frontier Centre for Public Policy

The residential school years were, without doubt, a terrible experience for some native students. One can only imagine the torment of being unable to escape one’s abusers. Today many still suffer the effects of being molested by those who preached right and wrong. But not all students suffered; some gained much by being able to attend these institutions.

By Guest Column Don Sandberg- Monday, June 16, 2008 - Full Story

Canadian & U.S. Investors Mistreated in Poland

WARSAW, POLAND: Good news about doing business in Poland. According to “European Attractiveness Survey 2008,”released by Ernst & Young on June 5, 2008, Poland has been ranked the most attractive destination for new foreign investment in Europe. Moreover, Poland was placed in the 2nd position in Europe in the job-creation ranking and in the 7th place in the foreign direct investment ranking. Poland scored top in Europe as a potential investment location (18%) leaving behind, among others, Germany (16%), Russia (12%), France (11%), Romania (10%) and the UK (9%). Poland may also boast about a very high job-creation rate. Last year, due to new foreign investment projects, 18,399 new workplaces were created,  giving Poland the 2nd place in Europe after the UK. In terms of number of foreign investments, Poland was placed in the 7th position in Europe with 146 projects realized in 2007.

By David M. Dastych - Saturday, June 14, 2008 - Full Story

Israel’s ambassador says Britain has become a hotbed of radical anti-Israeli feeling

By Martin Beckford, The Telegraph
Britain has become a hotbed of radical anti-Israeli views, according to the country’s envoy to London.

By Guest Column - Saturday, June 14, 2008 - Full Story

Islamic Textbook Teaches It’s OK to Kill

CBNNews.com - A federal investigation released Wednesday reveals that some Islamic textbooks are teaching kids it’s okay to kill adulterers and converts from Islam.

By Guest Column - Saturday, June 14, 2008 - Full Story

Detentions Escalate at China Quake Site

PEN expressed alarm today over the disappearance of leading cyber-dissident Huang Qi, who was last seen being forced into a car by three unidentified men in Chengdu on the evening of June 10. His detention comes amid an escalated effort by the Chinese government to establish tighter controls over reporting from earthquake-affected areas.

By Guest Column - Saturday, June 14, 2008 - Full Story

Canada Free Press Columnist, Yomin Postelnik, Attacked by Atheist Group

A South Florida columnist who recently wrote a column in Canada Free Press titled, “Logical Proof of the Existence of a Divine Creator, Why Atheism is Not Logically Sound,” has received over 200 emails from militant atheists and has found himself the target of numerous forum posts and harassing phone calls. Ask if he’d do it again, Yomin Postelnik says, “it’s a shame that people react in the way they do but, yes.”

By Guest Column - Saturday, June 14, 2008 - Full Story

Irish treaty rejection plunges EU into crisis

Irish voters dealt a stunning blow to the European Union’s grand reform plans Friday by rejecting a new treaty and plunging the bloc into a new crisis.

By Guest Column - Friday, June 13, 2008 - Full Story

IFJ Demands UAE Overturn Ban on Pakistan TV Programs

Capital Talk, Hamid MirThe International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is extremely concerned that two popular talk programs transmitted to Pakistan from Dubai-based GEO TV have been taken off air at the request of the Government of United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The IFJ calls on the UAE Government to explain why, and on whose authority, it asked the independent Pakistan television broadcaster to cancel the programs.

The Pakistan Federal Union of Journalists (PFUJ), an affiliate of the IFJ, said the owner of GEO and the Jang group of newspapers, Mir Shakeelur Rehman, confirmed that UAE authorities had asked GEO to discontinue broadcasting Capital Talk, hosted by Islamabad-based Hamid Mir, and Meray Mutabek, hosted by Dubai-based Shahid Masood.

By Guest Column - Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Full Story

Robert Mugabe’s militia burn opponent’s wife alive

Jan Raath in Mhondoro, Timesonline

The men who pulled up in three white pickup trucks were looking for Patson Chipiro, head of the Zimbabwean opposition party in Mhondoro district. His wife, Dadirai, told them he was in Harare but would be back later in the day, and the men departed.

By Guest Column - Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Full Story

Following Hitler’s playbook

Arab’s play offense while Israelis play defense. Nowhere is this more evident than in the field of propaganda.

By Ted Belman - Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Full Story

Bush’s Vision Requires A West Bank Subdivision

Subdivision of the West Bank between Jewish and Arab claimants has always been an essential ingredient of President Bush’s 2002 vision to create a new Arab State between Israel and Jordan.

By David Singer - Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Full Story

Bush’s Vision Requires A West Bank Subdivision

Subdivision of the West Bank between Jewish and Arab claimants has always been an essential ingredient of President Bush’s 2002 vision to create a new Arab State between Israel and Jordan.

By David Singer - Thursday, June 12, 2008 - Full Story

Zimbabwe Police Raid Christian Offices

By Michelle A. Vu, Christian Post Reporter

Police raided Zimbabwe Christian Alliance offices on Monday and arrested five staff members for interrogation, the group reported.

By Guest Column Michelle A. Vu- Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - Full Story

Time to muzzle free-speech deniers

By Rebecca Walberg, Policy Analyst, Frontier Centre for Public Policy

This week, the British Columbia Human Rights Commission began its hearing of a complaint against Maclean’s magazine.  The particular issue – whether Maclean’s infringed upon the human rights of some Canadian Muslims by publishing an excerpt from a best-selling book – represents a collision of Canada’s traditional and cherished freedom of the press with the demands of a growing and vocal Canadian minority.

By Guest Column Rebecca Walberg- Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - Full Story

Why Europe Has No Spine!

The men of Europe conquered and colonized most of the world,  and while they are derided by some for the abuses colonization often created, many a “native” people would still be dancing naked round campfires and eating each other had it not been for European influence. (Although it must be pointed out that despite the Europeans best efforts in some places like the deep Amazon and Papau, New Guinea New folks still dance naked round camp fires and still do eat each other)!

By Guest Column William Wong ND, PhD.- Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - Full Story

Another Blow to Leftism in Europe

I recently wrote an article, The Decline of Leftism in Europe, which outlined just how badly the Left in Europe has done in elections since Operation Iraqi Freedom:  A conservative ousted a Leftist as President of Germany, then a conservative ousted a Leftist as Chancellor of Germany, then a conservative pro-American ousted an anti-American (Chirac) as President of France, then a conservative pro-American ousted a Leftist as Prime Minister of Italy .

By Bruce Walker - Wednesday, June 11, 2008 - Full Story

Carbon prices in Europe highest in two years

LEIGH PHILLIPS, EU Observer

Carbon prices in the European Union have hit their highest level in two years on the back of spiralling oil prices.

By Guest Column - Monday, June 9, 2008 - Full Story