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The Night of the Banshee

Oct 30, 2008 — News on the Net

WHEN THE MOON’S COLD BEAM
ON THE CHURCHYARD GLEAMS
AND THE HEADSTONES GLISTEN WITH
DEW
WHEN THE EERIE WIND IN THE SHIVERING
PINES
MEANS SOMETHING’S WATCHING YOU


Taxpayers’ money

Oct 14, 2008 — News on the Net

I believe it was a mistake for the U.S. to give billions of dollars to Europe following WWII (The Marshall Plan) as an outright gift instead of a loan to be repaid with interest when those war-ravaged countries became prosperous.  Now that the U.S. economy needs a huge transfusion of taxpayers money, it’s to be hoped that Washington doesn’t make the same mistake again. 


Nuclear Security: Los Alamos National Laboratory Faces Continued Challenges

Sep 29, 2008 — News on the Net

Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) is one of three National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) laboratories that designs and develops nuclear weapons for the U.S. stockpile. LANL employees rely on sensitive and classified information and assets that are protected at different levels, depending on the risks posed if they were lost, stolen, or otherwise compromised. However, LANL has experienced several significant security breaches during the past decade.


Gaza Terrorists Training 11-Year-Old Children to Kill Jews

Sep 1, 2008 — News on the Net

by Ze’ev Ben-Yechiel (IsraelNN.com)
“I am learning how to fight the Jews and kill Jewish children,” said 11-year-old Muhammad, one of dozens of children who have undergone terrorist training in the last few days in Gaza.


The 9/11 Act: Reinvention of Air Cargo Security

Aug 27, 2008 — News on the Net

Approximately 12 million pounds of cargo is transported daily on passenger aircraft. To accommodate this considerable stream of commerce, the Transportation Security Administration currently has in place a multilayered, risk-based system for securing cargo traveling on passenger aircraft.


Letter to the World Health Organization

Aug 21, 2008 — News on the Net

To whom it may concern

We are under a constant assault of statistical woes and “new” discoveries, to the point of information overload where the majority of us are simply confused; between the views of legitimate unbiased information, and quite biased advocacy cherry picked information produced with conscious intent to deceive, in order to gain an advantage.


We Need To End Our Phone Addiction!

Aug 11, 2008 — News on the Net

By JR Dieckmann
Ridiculous, you say? Is it really any more ridiculous than the statement “We need to end our oil addiction?” Just look at the hazards being created by telephones today; avoidable auto accidents, filling our landfills with non-biodegradable plastics and electronics from disposable phones, polluting our air with radiation from cellphones and cellphone towers, loss of productivity due to excessive phone babble, and disruption of peace and quiet by people walking around in public places talking loudly into these tiny boxes.


Of Halloweens past and present

Aug 9, 2008 — News on the Net

Trying to come up with original costumes for Halloween? 


Eight New Natural Wonders Inscribed on World Heritage List

Jul 10, 2008 — News on the Net

QUEBEC CITY, Canada, July 8, 2008 (ENS) - Eight new natural sites were added to the World Heritage List today by the UNESCO World Heritage Committee meeting in Quebec City.


My message to Joe Klein

Jun 24, 2008 — News on the Net

Monday on CNN’s Election Center with Wolf Blitzer, Time Magazine columnist Joe Klein said,


Dr. Ken Walker Honoured

Jun 23, 2008 — News on the Net

imageDr. Ken Walker was distinguished with the Kenneth R. Wilson Memorial Gold Award for an article published in the prestigious Journal of the Canadian Medical Association


AUSTRALIA-IRAQ: Troops Withdraw, Howard Comes Under Fire

Jun 18, 2008 — News on the Net

Stephen de Tarczynski, IPSNEWS.net

Former Australian PM John Howard insists he was right to invade Iraq.


John McCain’s “Anger” About Oil: Epiphany or Senior Moment?

Jun 16, 2008 — News on the Net

As an independent conservative who refuses to salivate and or worship at the feet of any politician simply because an R is attached to his name, I was nonetheless momentarily tempted by a headline concerning the GOP liberal running for the presidency.


More Offensive: Illegal Aliens With Mexico’s Flag, or US Citizens With a Confederate Flag?

Jun 9, 2008 — News on the Net

One of the most disconcerting aspects of liberal bigots is their insatiable appetite for tearing down anything American in order to build up anti-American sentiment and people.


The Obama Two-Step

Jun 6, 2008 — News on the Net

If you need a reason to be wary of Barack Obama, consider what I have begun to call the Obama Two-Step. It is his incredible ability to say two things, completely opposite to one another, and keep on dancing around the subject.


Pope avoids Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

Jun 4, 2008 — News on the Net

By Malcolm Moore, Telegraph


Freedom of Expression and the “Conservative” Government

May 21, 2008 — News on the Net

“The Attorney General of Canada, the Canadian Human Rights Commission, the Canadian Jewish Congress, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre and B’nai Brith Canada will be intervening in the Lemire case in support of Section 13, arguing that it is a reasonable restriction on freedom of speech.” ( Canadian Constitution Foundation Letter of April 28, 2008 to Mrs. Carol Gray)


MPP Randy Hillier on China and the Falun Gong

May 13, 2008 — News on the Net

MPP Randy Hillier on youtube talking about Dalton McGuinty’s Trade Mission to China, Ottawa’s censorship of Falun Gong at the Tulip Festival.


When you Call tech support…

May 11, 2008 — News on the Net

These pictures were sent to us by a CFP reader…

THIS IS INDIA.  IT’S WHERE YOU CALL WHEN YOU HAVE A TECHNICAL PROBLEM WITH YOUR COMPUTER.


Robot Surgeries One Step Closer

May 8, 2008 — News on the Net

For those of us fearing eventual domination by our robotic masters (I’m getting in early with the sucking up), the latest research out of Duke University does not bode well. Engineers who have just completed a feasibility study in their laboratory, have concluded that they have made the first real steps towards creating robots that will perform surgery on patients.