Newsweek has released the cover of their next issue, on the cover of which they depict President Obama with a rainbow halo and the title of ‘The First Gay President’.
Next week, the University of California San Diego will present, with great fanfare, Israel Hate Week – also known as Israel Apartheid Week, Justice in Palestine Week, Anti-Israel Week and, by the other side, Israel Solidarity Week. Its names are many but its single-minded objective is clear: to mobilize anti-Israel sentiment to protest alleged Israeli persecution of Palestinians and de-legitimize the Jewish state.
The United States is worried that the Kadima party’s joining a unity government with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu could result in an attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities at any given moment, according to a report on Channel 10 News on Thursday.
In the Bible, the giant Goliath came out from Gath to face the Israelites, and was smitten by a rock hurled from David’s sling. Garfinkel says the weapons, the cult items and even the animal bones found around Khirbet Qeiyafa support his view that the settlement was a key military outpost for the historical House of David, riven by conflict. “There was something here quite military and quite aggressive,” he said. “It was not a peaceful village.”
Russia’s most senior military officer said Thursday that Moscow would preemptively strike and destroy U.S.-led NATO missile defense sites in Eastern Europe if talks with Washington about the developing system continue to stall.
Savage was supposed to be delivering a speech about anti-bullying at the National High School Journalism Conference sponsored by the JEA. But it turned into an episode of Christian-bashing.
Dick Clark, the successful TV producer and host of American Bandstand and New Year’s Rockin’ Eve died Wednesday morning of a massive heart attack, a representative confirms to The Hollywood Reporter.
Farrakhan made the argument that Jesus was not Christian. “Because Jesus said ‘Not My will, but Thy will.’ You know what we call that in Arabic? Islam. He was a Muslim.”
One of most popular artists in America, “Painter of Light” Thomas Kinkade, died Friday at his home in Los Gatos, Calif., his family said. He was 54, and his family issued a statement that his death appeared to be from natural causes.
Beloved, you cannot begin to imagine the PRICE HE PAID for your sin and mine. Which is why we recoil in horror when we read stories like this that only serve to mock and belittle the true sacrifice Jesus made on Calvary.
Jenna Talackova, the Canadian transsexual beauty queen, is asking that Donald Trump eliminate the rule that Miss Universe contestants must be naturally born females. “The Miss Universe Organization will allow Jenna Talackova to compete in the 2012 Miss Universe Canada pageant provided she meets the legal gender recognition requirements of Canada, and the standards established by other international competitions,” Michael D. Cohen, Trump’s executive vice president and special counsel, said in an email.
Your epidermis will be coated with a gossamer-thin layer of electronics. In the short term, this tattoo will be used to monitor your well-being. But in the long term it could be used to enhance your body as part of a remarkable new phase in human evolution, one foreseen by Edgar Allen Poe in the 19th century.
Iran declared on Monday it will not be swayed from its nuclear “path” by sanctions, a week before talks with world powers that are increasingly seen as a last chance for diplomacy in its showdown with the West.
Tens of thousands are expected to participate in what organizers have billed a “Global March to Jerusalem.” The plan is to have protesters from neighboring countries march up to the Israeli border to “demonstrate solidarity with Palestinians and to protect Jerusalem,” according to organizers.
An official State Department communication has labeled Jerusalem and Israel as separate entities.“Once again, President Obama’s administration reminds Jewish voters why he cannot be trusted when it comes to Israel’s security,” said the source. “He doesn’t think Jerusalem is the capital of Israel. Is it its own sovereign nation?”
An organized group of atheists and some of the biggest voices from their movement will hold Reason Rally on The National Mall this weekend to raise awareness for their cause and to encourage members of Congress to respect their views. “We need to stress to the theists that we are here,” David Silverman, chairman of the rally committee and president of the American Atheists, told CNN’s Belief Blog. “Atheism is growing in all 50 states. What people don’t seem to understand is all we demand at American Atheists is equality.”
Functioning more as an evangelist than a quarterback, Tebow brought revival to Denver and made John 3:16 one of the most re-tweeted topics since Twitter began at 9,240 tweets-per-second. So now he has been traded to the New York Jets and will be a daily fixture on the back cover of the News and the Post.
A longtime advocate for equal rights, Ben & Jerry’s UK has re-named its apple pie flavor “Apple-y Ever After” in support of gay marriage. This week, the UK government is set to decide whether to make gay marriage legal. The company has partnered with gay rights organization, Stonewall, and has launched a webpage as well as a Facebook fan page in support of its cause.
An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.1 hit east of Tokyo on Wednesday but no tsunami warning was issued and there were no initial reports of damage or troubles at area nuclear plants, the Japan Meteorological Agency and local media said.
With the full approval of Benedict XVI, The Diocese of Würburg, Germany reported on February 29, 2012, that it will permanently display a portrayal of the Last Supper by Henning von Glerken in its Cathedral Museum. In this parody the artist includes six women and two children among the 12 personages. Three adults, as well as the children, are completely naked, and one adult displays a bare torso.
“Pink slime” is a ground mixture of bovine waste trimmings that are disinfected with ammonium hydroxide to kill pathogens such as salmonella and E. coli. These bacteria are more likely to be present in these scraps than in muscle. McDonald’s, Burger King, and Taco Bell have all stopped using it due to public outcry. “It’s economic fraud,” Gerald Zirstein, the microbiologist who coined the name “pink slime,” told ABC News. “It’s not fresh ground beef. It’s a cheap substitute being added in.”
Palestinians kept up rocket fire against southern Israel on Monday in a fourth day of hostilities in which 23 Palestinians have been killed. “If the Qassam (rocket) fire ends, the Israel Defense Forces will not continue (strikes), but the Israel Defense Forces will continue thwarting any attempted terrorist attacks,” military spokesman Brigadier-General Yoav Mordechai told Israel Radio.