Archive for December 5th, 2006

Ahmadinejad Threatens Those Who Vote For Sanctions

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Ahmadinejad must think that the whole world is afraid of him. This guy is a modern day Hitler.

PARIS – Iran’s president warned Washington’s European allies on Tuesday that Iran would reconsider its relations with them if they insist on punishing Tehran for its nuclear program, saying that would amount to an act of “hostility.”

His comments came ahead of a meeting in Paris of diplomats from the United States, Britain, France, China, Russia, and Germany to discuss imposing penalties on Iran for refusing to stop uranium enrichment.

“I’m telling you in plain language that as of now on, if you try, whether in your propaganda or at international organizations, to take steps against the rights of the Iranian nation, the Iranian nation will consider it an act of hostility,” President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said in a speech before thousands in northern Iran.

“And if you insist on pursuing this path,” he continued, Iran “will reconsider its relations with you.”

It was the first time that Ahmadinejad had threatened to downgrade relations with European nations, which are responsible of a large portion of Iran’s international trade. It was not clear what steps Ahmadinejad had in mind. The president does not have the final word in Iran — that lies with supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. When Ahmadinejad on one occasion was quoted as threatening to retaliate against the West by restricting oil sales, he was quickly countermanded.

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Idaho Parade Officials Apologize for Jesus Float

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

Um, it was a Christmas parade. Christmas is Jesus’ birthday. What is there to be sorry for?

COEUR D’ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Organizers of a holiday parade in this northern Idaho city are apologizing for a church-sponsored float that had an actor splashed in fake blood portraying Jesus on the cross.

Potter’s House Church entered the float in the annual parade that this year had the theme, “A Family Holiday Tradition.”

“My feeling was it was too graphic for a holiday fun-time event,” said Terry Cooper, executive director of the Coeur d’Alene Downtown Association, which organized Friday’s parade. “It’s a lesson learned, and we apologize to anyone offended.”

The parade had about 50 floats and was watched by an estimated 30,000 people.

Chris Wendt, pastor of Potter’s House Church, said the church did not mean to offend anyone. But he defended the float.

“You are either for it or against it,” Wendt told the Coeur d’Alene Press. “The greatest Christmas gift ever given was Jesus Christ and the blood he shed for forgiveness of our sins.”

Adam Stone, an actor from the church, portrayed Jesus splashed with fake blood. On the sides of the float were the words “the greatest gift.” On the back of the float was written “His blood.”

Cooper said that it was too late to pull the float by the time he saw it in the parade.

“You get into a situation where it causes more of a scene if you stop the parade,” Cooper told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Parade participants had to register and describe the float they planned to enter. Cooper said the entry form from the church said the float would contain “no Santa” but would contain “Christmas tree presents, children and adults on their way to church.”

Cooper said the float had the presents and churchgoers, plus the actor portraying Jesus on the cross.

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Baby at Abortion Clinic Born Alive Then Killed

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

The coroner in this well-known case says the baby was born alive and then killed. Either way it was murder!

An autopsy on the body of a baby girl found at a Hialeah, Fla., abortion business shows her arrival is being considered a birth, but it also notes that her cause of death was “extreme prematurity.”

The autopsy was obtained by the front-line pro-life organization Operation Rescue, andposted online.

Police were called into the case back in July after an 18-year-old went for an abortion, but the baby was born while she waited, and she observed the little girl breathing before a business worker came and put the baby in a biohazard bag. An anonymous tipster told police about the situation, then later updated them that the body apparently had been stashed on the roof of the building to prevent officers from finding it, and returned to the building later.

The report done by Satish Chundru, an associated medical examiner of the Miami-Dade Medical Examiner Department, noted in the biological mother’s history that the 18-year-old had had three pregnancies, “one abortion, one miscarriage and this birth.” The report was dated Oct. 31.

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No-Swipe Card a Danger

Tuesday, December 5th, 2006

These no-swipe cards make it easy to steal one’s identity. They also make it easy for someone like the anti-christ to keep record of where you are and what you purchase. Christians need to keep an eye on the development of these cards and be very leary of some of this type of technology.

NEW YORK – No-swipe credit cards that use radio waves to relay their data put consumers at increased risk of identity theft, Sen. Charles Schumer (news, bio, voting record) said Sunday.

“These cards may be convenient, but they’re a double-edged sword,” said Schumer, D-N.Y.

Tens of millions of no-swipe credit cards have been issued in the past year. When a customer uses the credit card to make a purchase, the card is processed by a radio frequency identification reader operated by the retailer.

Schumer said thieves can equip themselves with the radio frequency readers to steal information from the credit cards, which are being marketed heavily as time savers.

“All you need to be is within a couple of feet of the customer,” Schumer said. “You may as well put your credit card information on a big sign on your back.”

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