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Taking care of the family

She’s ready to throw in the towel. She’s had it. Time to move on. And, God forbid, if you don’t get moving fast enough, she may up and leave. Some have

By Grant Swank - Saturday, August 9, 2008 - Full Story

In the Name of…

The day of the Olympics has arrived.  A time when we all globally come together to celebrate the striving of the human spirit to obtain that glorious laurel wreath and a moment to don the metal medallion of regalia.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Georgia’s Banquet for a Russia’s Table

Russia has made its first move to invade a former USSR Republic sending over 50 tanks and fighter jets into Georgia and bombing a Georgian city.

By Daniel Greenfield - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Homeschoolers Win Landmark Case

In a 3-0 decision the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District reversed its earlier ruling which would have required homeschoolers to be certified teachers in order to homeschool in California. “This is a great victory for homeschool freedom,” said Michael Farris, one of the team of attorneys who argued the case before the court and Chairman of HSLDA.

By Christian Newswire - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

“It’s a Mad House! A Mad House!”

Like its Iranian-Syrian overlords, the extent to which Hezbollah strives to deceive the West through the Islamist principle of taqiyya, and the extent to which the West buys into this deception knows no bounds.

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Philippine govt warns Muslim rebels to leave occupied villages

MANILA (AFP) - The Philippine government has given Muslim separatist rebels 24 hours to vacate occupied villages in the south or risk being thrown out by the military, officials warned Thursday.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

War in the Caucasus: Russia and Georgia

imageThe Russian Federation and the republic of Georgia have gone to war over the breakaway Georgian province of South Ossetia. Russian Su-24 (NATO Name: FENCER) aircraft have bombed Georgia, killing civilians. Georgia claims it shot down four of the Russian bombers. Viedo media is showing scenes of massed rocket artillery firing offensive volleys.

By Sean Osborne - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

PETA Ad Comparing Bus Beheading To Livestock Slaughter Is A Warmed-Over Retread From 1991

Washington, DC—It’s official: PETA has run out of original ideas. The group’s controversial Canadian ad comparing the Greyhound bus murder of Tim McLean to the routine slaughter of livestock is nothing new. It was first seen back in 1991 in the United States, following the cannabalistic serial murders of Jeffrey Dahmer.

By Guest Column - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

China’s Biggest Stories Not at Olympic Venues

Human rights in China are deteriorating in the lead-up to the Olympic Games, say rights organizations, as Beijing authorities round up dissidents and members of persecuted groups to hide them from the media throng now descending on Beijing. In response, some rights groups have offered up guides to help journalists find those hidden stories.

By Epoch Times - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

Communism on Full Parade in China

As far back as I can remember, the Games were supposed to be about a friendly gathering of nations’ athletes to compete for the title of the world’s greatest athlete in various sports. The Games are not to show the world how crass and smothering a nation can be.

By Felicia Benamon - Friday, August 8, 2008 - Full Story

The Tiananmen Massacre Map

This is one the official guides to the Olympics won’t be handing out, but it is vital to understanding the true context of the spectacle we are about to witness in Beijing. Created and circulated by people who have kept faith with the Chinese democracy movement:

By Claudia Rosett - Thursday, August 7, 2008 - Full Story

The Olympics: A Political Game

I am one of those people who rarely watches any sport. I was not into sports as a kid and, while I would occasionally attend a University of Miami football game as a student, I could never get into the mass hysteria that seems to afflict any crowd that watches any sport in a stadium.

By Alan Caruba - Thursday, August 7, 2008 - Full Story

Palestine, Cocktail Parties and Prejudice

The cocktail party is easily the worst invention since castor oil” - Elsa Maxwell

If you happen to be Jewish and live in the West Bank then you have certainly blown your chances of ever being invited to a cocktail party again at the British Ambassador’s residence in Israel.

By David Singer - Thursday, August 7, 2008 - Full Story

Rural Canadians need to find their voice

By Preston Manning, President and CEO Manning Centre for Building Democracy

From the land, Canada,
must come the soul of Canada.
A.R.M. Lower, Colony to Nation

By Guest Column - Thursday, August 7, 2008 - Full Story

Taleban ‘burn Pakistan schools’

Ten schools have been destroyed in the district in the last four days.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - Full Story

Prayer comfort

“Her son-in-law overdosed. Not good. That’s why she’s had to cut back on her hours,” Sarah explained to Priscilla and me as we scanned the menu.

By Grant Swank - Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - Full Story

Trust starts over again

Once one has had the hatchet put to his ministerial neck, blood flowing in all directions, it is only natural / normal for one to be gun shy about any further relationships. That is so particularly when trying to build any bridge with a person called “Christian” or “religious” or “spiritual”.

By Grant Swank - Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - Full Story

God’s strength is real

There are those times.  What does the Christian then do?

By Grant Swank - Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - Full Story

Tutu, Havel urge athletes to speak up at Games

Originally printed July 31, 2008
Czech ex-president Vaclav Havel and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu called on Olympic athletes on Thursday to speak up on human rights in China during the Beijing Olympics next month.

By Guest Column - Wednesday, August 6, 2008 - Full Story

Olympics: ‘China not a priority’, say al-Qaeda forums

Dubai, 4 August (AKI) - Jihadist websites close to al-Qaeda have said that China is not the enemy at the moment.

By Guest Column - Tuesday, August 5, 2008 - Full Story