Archive for February 1st, 2007

Vatican: Obnoxious Mother-In-Law Now Grounds For Annulment

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

The Vatican has ruled that a person who is too dependent upon their parents is unfit to stay married. Can someone show me in the Bible where it says that it’s okay for a ‘mama’s boy’ to get divorced just for being a ‘mama’s boy’? Of course you can’t, because it isn’t Biblical. It’s strange, but not Biblical.

Being tied to your mother’s apron strings is sufficent grounds to annul a marriage by the Vatican, it has emerged.

Officials ruled on several cases of men and women who were judged to be so dependent on a parent that they were unfit for marriage.

Judges on the Roman Rota, the top Catholic tribunal in the Vatican, agreed for an undisclosed number of marriages to be annulled on such grounds, according to a review of the judicial year.

They ruled that the “overbearing influence of a mother or father meant that the psychological autonomy needed for marriage was lacking”.

Divorces are not allowed under Catholic doctrine but in certain cases, provided strong evidence is available marriages, can be annulled.

Among more familiar reasons are insanity at the time of marriage, not intending to remain faithful, not wanting children, abuse of alcohol and cannabis and aversion to sex.

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Wal-Mart Still Supporting the Homosexual Agenda

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

Wal-Mart needs to take a look at Ford Motor Company and see what happens when a company chooses to turn its back on family values.

WACO, Texas (BP)–If an Internet user types the word “gay” into the search engine for Wal-Mart’s online bookstore, more than 1,000 titles turn up — including titles from “Gay Power: An American Revolution” to “The Gay Disciple: Jesus’ Friend Tells It His Own Way.”

Granted, some of the 1,000-plus titles are duplicates and a few are written in opposition to the homosexual agenda, but what is clear is that Wal-Mart continues to dabble in supporting a lifestyle that is contrary to what many of its customers believe is natural and safe.

By offering book selections that cater to the gay and lesbian crowd, America’s top discount retailer is demonstrating a desire to satisfy a vocal minority at the expense of losing the support of a large demographic that helped make Wal-Mart the successful business it has been for years.

“Walmart.com is an online retailer and our role is to provide our customers a choice within our broad, online book selection and at a great value,” Amy Colella, a spokeswoman for Walmart.com, said in a statement to Baptist Press when questioned about the homosexual books.

“As a retailer, we recognize customers have various interests and preferences, and we’re committed to providing a wide range of books that appeal to our wide customer base.”

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Pelosi Asks For Military Flights For Herself and Family

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

This is way over the top even for arrogant Ms. Pelosi. It is absurd that she expects military pilots and aircraft to become her own personal airline.

The office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pressing the Bush administration for routine access to military aircraft for domestic flights, such as trips back to her San Francisco district, according to sources familiar with the discussions.

The office of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is pressing the Bush administration for routine access to military aircraft for domestic flights, such as trips back to her San Francisco district, according to sources familiar with the discussions.

The sources, who include those in Congress and in the administration, said the Democrat is seeking regular military flights not only for herself and her staff, but also for relatives and for other members of the California delegation. A knowledgeable source called the request “carte blanche for an aircraft any time.”

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Assembly Grants Chavez New Powers

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

This is so scary!

Critics say Mr Chavez is gathering powers in his own hands
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has been granted new special powers after an extraordinary assembly vote in the main square of the capital, Caracas.
Mr Chavez will now be able to rule by decree for the next 18 months.

His planned reforms will affect the energy sector, telecommunications, the economy and defence, among others.

Mr Chavez has said the legislation will transform the country into a socialist society. Opponents describe the new law as an abuse of power.

In the open-air public ceremony in the capital, lawmakers voted unanimously to grant the Venezuelan leader the new powers, shouting: “Long live Socialism.”

He has been trying to export his kind of radical populism and I think his behaviour is threatening to democracies in the region

Congressional Vice President Roberto Hernandez said the assembly passed the law so Mr Chavez could “urgently set up the framework for resolving the grave problems we have”.

According to the so-called enabling law, the president can remake laws for “the construction of a new, sustainable economic and social model” to achieve an equal distribution of wealth.

Mr Chavez will be able to effect change by presidential decree in 11 broad areas.

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Head Custodian Says Temple Mount Will Never Belong To Jews

Thursday, February 1st, 2007

This is ridiculous.

JERUSALEM – The replacement tomorrow in the Al Aqsa Mosque of a key podium transported with the coordination of Israeli security forces is “proof” the Temple Mount belongs only to Muslims and will never be returned to Jewish sovereignty, according to the leader of the Wafq – the Muslim custodians of the Temple Mount.

“This historic occasion proves that the extremist Jews will never achieve their goals of taking over the [Temple Mount.] It shows that we are much closer to liberating the Al Aqsa Mosque and Jerusalem from Israeli occupation,” said Waqf chief Adnan Husseini.

At a ceremony in the Al Aqsa Mosque, the podium is set to be unveiled and installed at the “exact spot” Waqf officials state the prophet Muhammad went up to heaven to receive revelations from Allah. The podium will be used by Al Aqsa preachers to deliver sermons.

The new stand replaces a 1,000-year-old podium believed to have been shipped to Jerusalem by the Islamic conqueror Saladin. That stand was destroyed in 1969, when an Australian tourist set fire to the Al Aqsa Mosque.

The replacement stand, a near replica of the original, was funded by the Jordanian and Saudi governments. It took craftsmen four years to construct. The podium’s nearly assembled parts were shipped to Waqf offices on the Temple Mount earlier this month with help from the Israeli police, and will be installed at the center of the Al Aqsa Mosque tomorrow.

According to a Waqf official speaking to WND, the theme for tomorrow’s installation ceremony will focus on exclusive Islamic domination of the Temple Mount.

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