Monday, August 03, 2009

News Updates, 8/4

RU 486 Users Risk Automatic Excommunication: Vatican Responds to Italian Drug Agency Decision
When the Italian drug agency approved the sale of the deadly abortion drug RU 486 late Thursday night, senior Vatican officials responded strongly saying that doctors who prescribe it and the women who take it risk excommunication...

Eight Christians burned alive in Pakistan
Religious and militant Islamic fundamentalists to blame

Pope deplores killings of Christians in Pakistan
Pontiff 'deeply grieved to learn of the senseless attack'

Archbishop of Westminster criticizes Facebook
Social networking websites undermining community life

Canterbury proposes two roads for Anglicans
Line of division is over ordination of gays, lesbians

Pope expresses sadness at death of Aquino
Praised her commitment to freedom, justice for Filipinos

Catholic congressman: 'I'd rather save my soul...'
Slams health care plan's 'stealth mandate' for abortion

Nigerian bishops issue appeal to end violence
Islamic group staged raid on police station

Church of England enjoys revival in France
Services held in churches lent by local Catholic clergy

Other Issues

Call For Informants:
If You Oppose Obamacare, Even in ‘Casual Conversation,’ the White House Wants to Know About It
If you see anybody publicly opposing President Obama’s plan to implement a government-centric overhaul of the health care system, the White House wants you to report that person (or persons) ASAP...


Guard troops may be needed in troubled Alabama county
The sheriff in Alabama's most populous county may call for the National Guard to help maintain order, a spokesman said Tuesday, after a judge cleared the way for cuts in the sheriff's budget and hopes dimmed for a quick end to a budget crisis.

Obama administration withholds data on 'cash-for-clunkers' program

Issa to Emanuel: Back Off!
Following reports that White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel has been orchestrating an effort to intimidate members of Congress and Governors who raise legitimate concerns regarding the effectiveness of the stimulus, House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Ranking Member Darrell Issa (R-CA) sent a letter to Emanuel saying “While this type of scare tactic may work in Chicago, it will not work to intimidate me or other Members of the United States Congress.”...
["Dead fish" Emanuel is a little thug punk....I'm surprised someone hasn't punched his lights out]

After the beers, Obama's character (or lack of it) revealed
Sergeant Crowley, the sole class act in this trio, helps the handicapped Professor Gates down the stairs, while Barack Obama, heedless of the infirmities of his friend and fellow victim of self-defined racial profiling, strides ahead on his own. So who is compassionate? And who is so self-involved and arrogant that he is oblivious? A metaphor for ObamaCare?

Feds Hit With Biggest Tax Revenue Drop Since 1932
The recession is starving the government of tax revenue, just as the president and Congress are piling a major expansion of health care and other programs on the nation's plate and struggling to find money to pay the tab...
[Dangerous enemies control the government - and slavery is their goal]

Post office considers changing hundreds of offices
The neighborhood post office is facing major changes as postal officials consider closings or consolidating services at hundreds of locations across the United States.

Harry Reid: Not 1 minute for 'phony issue' of birth
But Senate Democrat pressed 'total transparency' on McCain

Tamiflu resistant Swine Flu along US border
"We have found resistance to Tamiflu on the border. We have observed some cases, few to be sure, in El Paso and close to McAllen, Texas," said Maria Teresa Cerqueira, head of the Pan-American Health Organization office in La Jolla, California...

'Non-partisan' AARP named by Pelosi as part of Democrats August recess health care reform blitz
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's August 31 memo to House Democrats with their instructions for the August recess described a comprehensive national campaign designed in conjunction with a long list of outside groups lobbying for government government health care. Notably listed among those groups by Pelosi is AARP, the 40 million-member Goliath of Capitol Hill lobbying on behalf of government entitlement programs...
[AARP - non-partisan???? Puhleeeeze! Only statists, liberals, atheists, apostates, fascists, communists, marxists, Obama supporters, DC politicians and other "village idiots" try to pass off these lies as truth. Agents of Satan, every last one of them!]

Uncovered Video: Obama Explains How His Health Care Plan Will ‘Eliminate’ Private Insurance

Guaranty Bank Agrees To Be Taken Over By Feds
In a move that has yet to take place Guaranty Bank, with 160 branches in California and Texas, has agreed to be taken over by the Feds...

McCaskill Town Hall Meeting in St Louis 4-Solider's Story
[McCaskill too chicken to show up]

Protesters Shout Down Obamacare in Austin

Crowd Explodes When Sen. Specter Urges We 'Do This Fast'

UPRISING BACK HOME: Constituents Make Congressman Tim Bishop Sweat
Constituents protest before his arrival and speak out in frustration at the meeting.

Mexican trucks to storm U.S.
Obama prepares to reopen nation's roads to foreign long-haul rigs

Turbo Tax Timmy Geithner Vents as Overhaul Stumbles
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner blasted top U.S. financial regulators in an expletive-laced critique last Friday as frustration grows over the Obama administration's faltering plan to overhaul U.S. financial regulation, according to people familiar with the meeting...
[Is Timmy getting nervous?]

Post office considers changing hundreds of offices
The neighborhood post office is facing major changes as postal officials consider closings or consolidating services at hundreds of locations across the United States.


"I would rather a boy learnt in the roughest school the courage to hit a politician, or gained in the hardest school the learning to refute him - rather than that he should gain in the most enlightened school the cunning to copy him."
-G.K.Chesterton, ILN 8-31-12

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