Archive for September, 2013

Scottish Nationalism – Sept. 22nd, 2013

Sunday, September 22nd, 2013

Scotland needs own currency, or will be dominated by the pound or Euro

Interesting review of world-wide separatist movements, including Scotland

North Sea oil concerns

Flemish group allies with Scotland on grounds of “Muslim colonization”

“This is an argument about the head and the heart” – interesting review

Only one in four will vote yes?

Obama & America’s Decline – Sept. 19th, 2013

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

“Free Flow of Information Act” targets independent journalism

One million truckers to protest Obama by shutting America down for three days in October

Forty federal agencies (?) have armed divisions

Brazilian President postpones U.S. visit, plans to go offline from US-centric internet – See here and here.

Belgium unhappy, major telecom targeted for years by a ‘foreign state’…

FEMA grounds private drones helping to map Boulder floods, threatens operators – fracking/oil connections?

Australia cracks down: “People smugglers should be afraid”

Thursday, September 19th, 2013

“Tony Abbott is sworn in as Australia’s 28th prime minister this morning and has pledged to enforce Operation Sovereign Borders to combat people smuggling and the influx of ‘boat people’ arriving on Australia’s shores…  The Department of Immigration and Citizenship has also been changed to Department of Immigration and Border Protection to usher in the new era. Along with this, the Abbott government will stop granting permanent protection visas to undocumented boat arrivals and will reintroduce the processing of temporary protection visas which will deny permanent residency in Australia.”  (Emphasis added -JG.)

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“Nature / Environment / Critters” Sept. 18th, 2013

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

U.S: PETA kills 89.4% of adoptable dogs and cats in its care during 2012

Colombia: Displaced families face reprisals for trying to reclaim their own land

U.K: Fracking sparks concerns over food safety, livestock deaths and deformities

Guatemala: Battle to preserve ancestral farming practices

Africa: American initiatives to provide electricity will likely to lead to climate-polluting projects, not locally-sourced renewable energy

U.S: Colorado fracking and flooded oil fields – see here and here.

Toronto Sun Andy Donato NRA ‘cartoon’ juvenile and malicious

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Below is the text of a letter-to-the-editor I just sent off to the Toronto Sun.  Andy Donato’s cartoons seem to be more and more vehicles for smug politically-correct commentary these days, a far cry from his excellent humorous take on events in the past.

For shame -JG.

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Military News – Sept. 16th, 2013

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Japan launches first ‘affordable’ space rocket – many implications…

Russian nuclear-powered submarine catches fire during repairs

India conducts second test of “China-killer” long-range ballistic missile

Israel developing advanced “Arrow” missile – bigger payload, more accurate

Russia developing new battle-tank – unmanned version planned

Muslims in the West – Sept. 16th, 2013

Monday, September 16th, 2013

Islam, rape, and theology

Kuwait funding Muslim Brotherhood growth in Western mosques

Stoning is good for your soul…

Dentist struck off for offering to perform female genital mutilation on girls as young as 10 in Birmingham

France fights Islamic aggression in public schools

Christianity: Attacks & Persecution – Sept. 15th, 2013

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

U.S: Florida food pantry cuts USDA connections after order to remove Christian symbols

Syria: Christians face destruction after decades of protection by secular dictatorship

Egypt: Copts forced to pay Jizya ‘submission’ tax to Muslims to stay alive

Pakistan: Muslims beat, strip, torture and rape Christian women

U.K: Church of Scotland may stop performing weddings to avoid ‘gay marriage’ lawsuits

San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge – a lesson to be learned

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

This is a guest column; ‘Mihael Willman’ is the pseudonym for a concerned Canadian – JG.

This is part two of a two-part series.

by Mihael Willman

“The decision to give contracts to Zhenhua Heavy Industries and other Chinese government-owned companies is not just short-sighted, but potentially suicidal for the future. As long as contracts are given to the lowest bidder, Chinese government-owned companies will easily be able to undercut any domestic company, since profit is not the primary goal. With the financial backing of Beijing, these companies will be able to destroy the capability of American and other Western companies to compete for contracts not only abroad, but in their own countries as well.”

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Obama & America’s Decline – Sept. 13th, 2013

Friday, September 13th, 2013

Eight links in total…

Missouri House votes to nullify Federal gun control

Colorado pro-gun groups victorious in both ‘recalls’

San Francisco and Bank of China discuss trade, finance, using Yuan

Obamacare regulations 8 times longer than Bible

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