'Newswire' Archive

Furor Over Religious Mudslinging

August 22nd, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / 1 comment

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A political ad from the Louisiana governor's race is drawing a storm of criticism for accusing Republican Rep. Bobby Jindal of calling Protestants "scandalous, depraved, ...

Do Not Buy Into The Global Warming Scam, Christians!

August 21st, 2007 / Energy Transition, Humor, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Do Not Buy Into The Global Warming Scam, Christians!

The democrats are ever as much corrupt as the republicans. Don’t be fooled just because they oppose Bush. It is true that they are as bad or even ...

Equal Opportunity Offenders

August 20th, 2007 / Atheism, Newswire, Religion, Television / Comments Off on Equal Opportunity Offenders

Let's hope this upcoming series on CNN titled "God's Warriors" with Christiane Amanpour pulls no punches, and mightily offends believers in Christianity, Judaism, and Islam. (H/T Crooks and ...

Self-replication and evolution occur in inorganic matter

August 18th, 2007 / Newswire, Science / Comments Off on Self-replication and evolution occur in inorganic matter

Now, an international team has discovered that under the right conditions, particles of inorganic dust can become organised into helical structures. These structures can then interact with each other in ...

Bishop Capitulates to Islam: "Call God Allah"

August 15th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Bishop Capitulates to Islam: "Call God Allah"

Catholic churches in the Netherlands should use the name Allah for God to ease tensions between Muslims and Christians, says a Dutch bishop. Tiny Muskens, the bishop ...

In Coal Blood

August 14th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire / 3 comments

This is the great paradox today: In an age of global warming and greater energy and safety awareness, we are also witnessing the great coal revival. Nearly 50 percent of ...

Catholics taking a page from Tolle's book

August 6th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Catholics taking a page from Tolle's book

WESTPORT, Ireland (Catholic Online) People today need to slow down and reflect on beauty of the natural order, the value of family and friends and the sacredness of now, ...

Another Brutal 'Exorcism'

August 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Religion / 2 comments

Monroe County sheriff's detectives say 22-year-old Edward Uyesugi II, a Paoli resident and an usher at the Cherry Hill Christian Center, told the boy's family he could cure the teenager ...

Man cuts off hand for Hindu goddess offering

August 1st, 2007 / Newswire, Psychology, Religion / Comments Off on Man cuts off hand for Hindu goddess offering

KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A 23-year-old Nepali man cut off his right hand after morning prayers and offered it to Kali, the Hindu goddess of power, the Annapurna Post local daily ...

Druggists Sue Over Morning After Pill

July 27th, 2007 / Newswire, Religion, Society / 2 comments

(CBS/AP) Pharmacists have sued Washington state over a new regulation that requires them to sell emergency contraception, also known as the morning-after pill. In a lawsuit filed in federal court ...

Think Outside the Bottle

July 27th, 2007 / Energy Transition, Newswire, Society / 3 comments

Think Outside the Bottle A new activist organization to raise awareness of worldwide water issues. From their front page: The United Nations warns us that by 2025, two-thirds of the world’s ...

Reefer Madness...Again

July 27th, 2007 / Drug War, Newswire, Science / 7 comments

Smoking just one cannabis joint raises danger of mental illness by 40% A single joint of cannabis raises the risk of schizophrenia by more than 40 per cent, a disturbing ...

Save Us From Our Cyber Selves

July 26th, 2007 / Current Affairs, Newswire, Religion / Comments Off on Save Us From Our Cyber Selves

Via Slashdot, this item about Linden Labs shutting down all gambling activity within online community Second Life. The long arm of American law now reaches around the ...