Perils of Diversity – February 13th, 2015

February 13th, 2015

Eight items in total…

Ajax: Pastor said to have sexually assaulted woman during exorcism

Pickering: Man shot while sitting in parked truck

Brampton: Peel Regional Police officer took cash to falsify accident insurance claims

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China – February 13th, 2015

February 13th, 2015

Shanghai police accuse Turkish citizens of providing “altered” passports to Muslim Uighurs

China must now walk an “economic tightrope

Social media users forced to declare their real names – nicknames must be “registered”

Counter-espionage operations spy chief detained in corruption crackdown

Book review: Will China overtake the U.S. after “The Hundred-Year Marathon”?

Britain – February 13th, 2015

February 13th, 2015

Schoolboy blunder” on coin shows King John signing Magna Carta with a quill pen

Li Ka-shing’s Hong Kong-based Hutchison Whampoa Ltd to buy Telefonica’s British mobile unit

Medical director of NHS England says may soon become unable to provide free service for everybody

Scottish government may hand out free vitamins as rickets makes a come-back…

Unelected Green Party boss says she would replace army with “home defence force” and eliminate immigration controls

Canada – February 12th, 2015

February 12th, 2015

Canada being sued for billions under NAFTA investor protections

North West Territories premier heads to China “seeking immigrants

“…(B)lindness and a deadly incapacity to recognize and adapt to reality…”

Thousands “in limbo” demand audit of spousal sponsorship programme

When victims are treated like criminals

Obama & America’s Decline – Feb. 10th, 2015

February 10th, 2015

DEA’s extensive monitoring of license plates giving rise to “major civil liberties concerns”

House Judiciary Committee examines massive deterioration in enforcement of immigration laws

Obama’s gum-chewing called “an ungainly sight” by The Times of India

Supreme Court to hear “natural born citizen” case over Obama’s eligibility

Retired Admiral states that the Muslim Brotherhood has penetrated every U.S. National Security Agency under Obama’s administration

Military History – February 9th, 2015

February 9th, 2015

Eight items in total…

U.K: Great War officer’s “time capsule” found in school storage

C.S.S. Hunley almost cleaned of concretions

American / Canadian “Black Devils” WWII commando unit honoured by U.S. Congress

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Military News – February 9th, 2015

February 9th, 2015

China:

May buy new advanced submarines from Russia

Breakthrough in pulse weapons technology “an advanced technology with original and practical applications”

Intense efforts underway to modernize and strengthen submarine forces

Satellite photos show buildup of military forces within attack range of Japan’s Senkaku islands

Christianity: Attacks & Persecution – Feb. 8th, 2015

February 8th, 2015

U.K: Church of England consecrates its first woman bishop

Islam-on-Christian persecution around the world

U.S: No room in America for Christian refugees…

Libya: “Defenders of Sharia” kidnapping and murdering Coptic migrants

Brunei: Religious affairs ministry stops Christmas celebrations “to protect Muslims”

 

Military News – February 8th, 2015

February 8th, 2015

Seven items in total…

Russia said to be moving tactical nuclear weapons to Crimea and Kaliningrad

Ukraine: Air force cut almost in half by “Russian invasion, civil war and neglect”

U.K: Warship building programme guarantees work on the Clyde and Rosyth for 25 years

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Delays in posting…

February 2nd, 2015

I haven’t put anything up for a few days, other than the guest column by Mihael Wilman, “American Children and the Gun Issue”. As I have mentioned, my cat Deva has been terminally ill since November 21st last year, and her decline has been very slow until the weekend. On Saturday she was noticeably worse, and on Sunday it was obvious she is ready for the final trip to the vet.

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