\”After torching a Franciscan school, Islamists paraded three nuns on the street \’like prisoners of war,\’ before a Muslim woman offered them refuge.\” — Associated Press
While not all, or even most, Muslims are involved, the persecution of Christians in the Islamic world is on its way to reaching pandemic proportions.
I have watched and shared lots of cat and dog videos over the years but I’m pretty sure this Guinea Pig Interview is the first time I’ve shared a guinea pig video. This cute little guy did such a wonderful job answering the questions in pet interview that I had to share his responses. He might just be a turtles best friend.
Back in 1997, the United Nations held a convention in Kyoto, Japan, that put together the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. It was a treaty that required the nations that agreed to it to reduce “greenhouse gas” emissions, principally carbon dioxide (CO2) in order to save Earth from the perils of “global warming.” There were 192 parties to the convention and, although the U.S. “signed” the treaty, the U.S. Senate unanimously defeated participation. By 2011, our neighbor, Canada, withdrew from it.
In Warsaw, Poland, for two weeks starting on November 11, the usual group of climate change charlatans have gathered for the 19th Conference of the Parties (COP-19) to try to breathe life into this greatest of all hoaxes. In 2009, COP-15, they had gathered in Copenhagen, but failed to come to any agreement on a successor to Kyoto whose mandatory reductions were initially…
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There are some things we\’d be better off NOT knowing about the world. But, if you are like me, a very curious person, you might want to know even those things that are quite a bit startling and definitely disturbing. So if you\’re a glutton for punishment, this series may be for you!
Reports are coming out of North Korea that the isolated nation publicly executed 80 people this month, some for minor offenses. According to the Los Angeles Times, at least on South Korean newspaper reported on the events, which were corroborated by at least one other news agency run by North Korean defectors. Among the alleged infractions that led to the executions were charges relating to prostitution and pornography, watching South Korean videos or possessing a Bible.
The killings reportedly took place in seven cities across the country on November 3. In the city of Wonsan:
Eight people — their heads covered with white bags — were tied to stakes at a local stadium in the city of Wonsan, before authorities shot them with a machine gun, according to the source.
Wonsan authorities gathered a crowd of 10,000 people, including children, at Shinpoong Stadium and forced them to…
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