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By Joey Piscitelli
Msgr. Lynn - First Conviction Of US Clergy Official in History
Groundbreaking News: Monsignor Lynn,first Catholic official ever to be tried in court for child endangerment - is found guilty.

By Martha Rosenberg
Are Foster Children Overmedicated? Government Seeks Improved Guidelines

Universal Health Services Inc., known as the "Standard Oil of mental illness," recently agreed to pay $6.85 million to the U.S. and the state of Virginia to settle allegations that its Keystone Marion Youth Center provided "substandard psychiatric counseling and treatment to adolescents in violation of Medicaid requirements, falsified records and submitted false claims to the Medicaid program."

 

Nature Fights Back: bugs devour GM Monsanto corn with a vengeance

Corn genetically engineered by Monsanto to kill western corn rootworm is reportedly being devoured by those pests with a vengeance. The tiny rootworm pest has overtaken fields, outsmarting the genetic engineering that was supposed to keep it away.

By allen finkelstein
An Unfortunate Case of Jilted Lovers
Despite the hypocrisy of Republican apostates in blaming Uncle Eric Holder for the "Fast and Furious" debacle, the effete attorney general and his naive boss, President Obama seem to have brought this travesty on themselves...

Julian Assange and What is at Stake
Julian Assange, WikiLeaks' founder and leader, the international whistle-blower who has devoted himself to uncovering damning secrets that governments try to--and must--conceal from their citizens in order to carry forth with their dirty deeds, is facing an extremely serious court case that could cripple his work and that of WikiLeaks. UPDATE: Assange's journalistic duties will resume. The spreading of facts and information to the public will continue from the Ecuador Embassy in London, UK.

By Jane Dugdale
PASSED! Philadelphia City Council adopts resolution to redirect military spending to fund our communities

Delaware Valley New Priorities network succeeded in their effort to get Philadelphia City to go on record calling on Congress to redirect military spending to fund the catastrophe in our communities.

By Stephen Lendman
Gulf of Tonkin Redux?
Lyndon Johnson wanted war on Vietnam and got it.

By Rick Rozoff
NATO Expands Military Network To All Continents
NATO Expands Military Network To All Continents

By Eric Boehlert
From "Racist," To "Dick," To Heckling: How The Press Treats Obama

The GOP Noise Machine has for years depicted Obama as a lowly, un-American dictator/criminal; as someone unworthy of respect, which is exactly how Munro treated him. The only difference was that instead of doing that in the hothouse confines of Daily Caller's website where openly hating Obama in the expected norm, Munro lashed out in a very public setting.

By John Perkins
Rio+20 and You
A report recently released by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon states: "the international community should measure development beyond GDP and develop a new sustainable development index or set of indicators."

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By Lisa Savage
In 10 years security conditions have worsened for Afghan women

Guest article by Dr. Mariam Raqib examines the question whether Afghan women have made progress under NATO occupation. Based on travel in Afghanistan from Sep.-Dec., 2011, as well as research over a six year period, Raqib argues that over ten years security conditions have not improved and have, in some cases, even worsened for Afghan women.

Stonehenge a monument to unity, new theory claims

The mysterious structure of Stonehenge may have been built as a symbol of peace and unity, according to a new theory by British researchers. During the monument's construction around 3000 B.C. to 2500 B.C., Britain's Neolithic people were becoming increasingly unified, said study leader Mike Parker Pearson of the University of Sheffield... Stonehenge's astronomical alignments suggest that it may have been a place for sun worship, or an ancient calendar... Stonehenge may have also been a burial ground, or a place of healing... Other researchers have focused on the sounds of Stonehenge. The place seems to have "lecture-hall" acoustics, according to research released in May. One archaeologist even suggests that the setup of the stones was inspired by an acoustical effect in which two sounds from different sources seem to cancel each other out.

By Gentry L Rowsey
A Brief Rumination on Horses.

In 1948 I was in the second grade and my best friend was Bill Anstiss, who lived in the town of Boerne, Texas (population, approx. 1300), while I lived on a ranch, about nine miles northeast of Boerne. Bill lived with his single mother in poverty, while I lived with my parents and my sister in Texas Hill Country opulence.

Researchers Estimate Ice Content of Crater at Moon's South Pole

NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) spacecraft has returned data that indicate ice may make up as much as 22 percent of the surface material in a crater located on the moon's south pole. The team of NASA and university scientists using laser light from LRO's laser altimeter examined the floor of Shackleton crater. They found the crater's floor is brighter than those of other nearby craters, which is consistent with the presence of small amounts of ice. This information will help researchers understand crater formation and study other uncharted areas of the moon. The findings are published in Thursday's edition of the journal Nature... The initial primary objective of LRO was to conduct investigations that prepare for future lunar exploration.

 

Stagnating Life Expectancies in United States

Despite modest gains in lifespan over the past century, the United States still trails many of the world's countries when it comes to life expectancy, and its poorest citizens live approximately five years less than more affluent persons, according to a new study from Rice University and the University Colorado at Boulder.

By Michael Curtin
"The stakes are very, very high - for people and for the planet...for peace and prosperity," says U.N Secretary-General
Discussion regarding the importance ofRio+20,the U.N. Sustainable Development Conference.

By Stephen Lendman
Cold War Politics Redux
Following Soviet Russia's dissolution, everything changed but stayed the same. US aims remained hard-wired. Today it's back to the future.

Sandusky Convicted of Sexually Abusing Boys at Penn State

A jury in Centre County Court convicted Sandusky, 68, of sexually assaulting 10 boys, all of them children from disadvantaged homes whom Sandusky, using his access to the university's vaunted football program, had befriended and then repeatedly violated. The jury, seven women and five men, more than half with ties to Penn State, returned a verdict on the second day of deliberation.

By Uri Avnery
Our Muslim Brothers

If we want Israel to exist and flourish in a region that will for a long time be governed by democratically elected Islamist parties, we would do well to welcome them now as brothers, congratulate them on their victories and work for peace and conciliation with elected Islamists in Egypt and the other Arab states, including Palestine.

By James Wall
44 Senators Tell Obama To Do Israel's Bidding

With no apparent memory of the last time this nation went to war, 44 US senators dutifully sent a letter to President Obama, telling him what the US must do after the inevitable failure of last week's round of negotiations with Iran. These 44 senators forgot about the terrible reviews of the 2003 Shock and Awe production. They just know Shock and Awe: The Sequel, will be a success.

Politico Suspends Reporter Over Romney Comments

Politico said late on Thursday that it had suspended one of its White House reporters for making numerous disparaging and vulgar comments about Mitt Romney. The reporter, Joe Williams, had a history of describing Mr. Romney and other conservatives in provocative terms on his Twitter feed. And on Thursday, after he appeared on MSNBC and said that Mr. Romney only appeared comfortable around "white folks," Politico said that it had taken action.

"Invisible War" documentary examines rape in the military

Documentary filmmaker Kirby Dick's "The Invisible War" is a study of rape in the U.S. military that leaves viewers weeping and seething. More than 20 percent of women in the military have reported a sexual assault. The department estimates that about 80 percent of such assaults, which affect many men as well as women, are not reported. omen are often penalized for alleging sexual assault and are required to report such attacks to their chain-of-command superior, who in some cases is the accused rapist. Single women raped by married men have been charged with adultery, while their attackers go unpunished.

By the web
Feeding The Homeless BANNED In Major Cities All Over America

New York City has banned all food donations to government-run homeless shelters because the bureaucrats there are concerned that the donated food will not be "nutritious" enough. Those who love to micro-manage others continue to get the upper hand in America. The bureaucrats are officially out of control.

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Spain to make bank bailout request

Spain will this weekend finally formally request the bailout money it needs to prop up ailing banks as frustration grows about foot-dragging by prime minister Mariano Rajoy's conservative government. Finance minister Luis de Guindos, who on Thursday pledged to make the request immediately, has now told the Eurogroup of eurozone finance ministers they will have it by Monday.

The Happy Planet Index: Measuring what matters

The Happy Planet Index (HPI) is the leading global measure of sustainable well-being. The HPI measures what matters: the extent to which countries deliver long, happy, sustainable lives for the people that live in them. The Index uses global data on life expectancy, experienced well-being and Ecological Footprint to calculate this. The index is an efficiency measure, it ranks countries on how many long and happy lives they produce per unit of environmental input. The 2012 HPI report ranks 151 countries and is the third time the index has been published.

Nowhere, Nothing, Nada: Rio+20 Draft Text, 283 Paragraphs of Fluff

In 1992, world leaders signed up to something called "sustainability". Few of them were clear about what it meant; I suspect that many of them had no idea. Perhaps as a result, it did not take long for this concept to mutate into something subtly different: "sustainable development". Then it made a short jump to another term: "sustainable growth". And now, in the 2012 Rio+20 text that world leaders are about to adopt, it has subtly mutated once more: into "sustained growth".

Arctic Climate More Vulnerable than Thought

First analyses of the longest sediment core ever collected on land in the Arctic, published this week in Science, provide dramatic, "astonishing" documentation that intense warm intervals, warmer than scientists thought possible, occurred there over the past 2.8 million years.

Israel continues strikes on Gaza Strip

Israel has launched more air strikes on the Gaza Strip overnight, after killing two people in earlier raids, according to Palestinian health ministry sources. Earlier on Friday, medics in the Gaza Strip reported that two Palestinians had been killed and four wounded when Israeli warplanes struck twice there.

Mendacious Mitt: Romney's bid to become liar-in-chief

Romney is doing something very different and far more pernicious. Quite simply, the United States has never been witness to a presidential candidate, in modern American history, who lies as frequently, as flagrantly and as brazenly as Mitt Romney. Romney is charting new and untraveled waters in American politics. In the process, he is cynically eroding the fragile sense of trust that exists between voters and politicians.

Truthdigger of the Week: Julian Assange

Few people have so fully devoted their lives to exposing abuses of power as WikiLeaks' founder Julian Assange. Assange has inspired the hatred of many since he first became internationally known in 2010. Much of that animosity has come from journalists and news organizations who have failed to do what Assange has done so spectacularly in the short time WikiLeaks has been operating: Make people and organizations who do bad things in secret think twice about doing them at all, because someone devoted to truth and transparency might expose them.

Issa Committee Called for Justice Department Scalp

What, exactly, are the Republicans hoping to get from Holder? The attorney general has turned over thousands of pages of documents to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Yet Chairman Darrell Issa has demanded many more--information that the attorney general has resisted providing, arguing that they relate to ongoing cases or internal Justice Department deliberations. One clue: the House committee GOP's chief investigative counsel demanded the scalp of a key member of Holder's team as part of the rough-and-tumble negotiations.

Matt Taibbi: The Scam Wall Street Learned From the Mafia

America's biggest banks took part in a nationwide bid-rigging conspiracy - until they were caught on tape. just-completed trial in downtown New York against three faceless financial executives really was historic. Over 10 years in the making, the case allowed federal prosecutors to make public for the first time the astonishing inner workings of the reigning American crime syndicate, which now operates not out of Little Italy and Las Vegas, but out of Wall Street.

Romney's Bain Capital invested in companies that moved jobs overseas

During the nearly 15 years that Romney was actively involved in running Bain, a private equity firm that he founded, it owned companies that were pioneers in the practice of shipping work from the United States to overseas call centers and factories making computer components, according to filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Why Is the U.S. Selling Billions in Weapons to Autocrats?

The export of American arms to countries around the world -- even those actively repressing their own citizens -- is booming. The commercial arms sales reviewed by the State Department reached $44.28 billion in fiscal year 2011, a $10 billion sales increase since 2010. Next year should see another increase of 70 percent, the department says.

Members Who Supported Massive Giveaway To Big Oil Have Received $38.6 Million From The Industry

The House of Representatives, which already holds the title of the most anti-environment House ever, today added another mark to the list -- the Domestic Energy Production Act, H.R. 4480. The act is increases oil and gas development, with measures that block safeguards from smog and pollution and mandate drilling on public lands. The House Republicans passed this pollution and plunder energy 248 to 163 - 229 Republicans and 19 Democrats who received an average of $156,000 each for their federal campaigns.

Fukushima Plant Faces Typhoon Summer Plus Tornado Threat

Tokyo's Fukushima nuclear plant faces its second typhoon season since the March 11 disaster last year, raising the risk of further radiation leaks if storms thrash exposed pools of uranium fuel rods or tanks holding contaminated water. A tornado strike in Fukushima could damage hundreds of tanks with contaminated water that the utility stockpiles there.

 

As churches get political, IRS stays quiet

Pastor Jim Garlow will stand before congregants at his 2,000-seat Church just weeks before the elections, and urge his flock to vote for or against particular candidates. The IRS has been silent about the increasingly aggressive political activity of the U.S. Catholic bishops, who have called for their own Fortnight for Freedom this week. Masses, rallies, and parish bulletins are being mobilized against the Obama administration's healthcare regulations on contraceptives.

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Daily News is very important to those who are true Orthodox Catholic Christians.  For without knowing or gaining information for understanding about what is happening in one's local area and around the world, you could  find yourself faced with denied services in the secular area, lack of income, even (although it sounds far-fetched) ability to worship openly for the time is not far off when all will have to decide if they wish to follow the Anti-Christ through the One World Church and One World Government as prophesied by the Apocalypse, the Book of Revelation of St. John or follow the faith delivered once and for all which will cause for many to be denied the abilities to survive under those kind of conditions, causing for one to consider other options. 

 

Many of those who subscribe to, and some who have caused or are the cause for, these things to happen are involved in or with the Roman Jurisdiction of the Catholic Church (which is not the seat of all things "Catholic") as well as its protestant daughters such as the cultic Jehovah's Witnesses, the Pentecostal Churches, the Church of Latter Day Saints also known as the Mormon Church and far too many more to list. 

 

Yet, at this web site we do provide some of the reasons about why they are opined to be the harbingers of that which is prophesied in Holy Scripture for the bringing about of the End Times which we have already entered.  It is not necessarily their individual members or parishioners that should be blamed since they are only the "Sheep" and not the Shepherds... So do not think we castigate individual people of themselves as we castigate those "money changers" who Jesus Christ chased out of His Father's House as the Bible Describes; for they exist in these present times too.

 

Events are already rushing toward that time in which this is beginning to happen and will become more fully wide-spread. In these present times all you need to really do is look around both your local and larger areas as to what is really on-going through.  Things so very little or miniscule that they are barely noticeable except to the more informed observer may become apparent. 

Those little things are the laws of the land, economics, politics, the degrading and erosion of those rights and liberties afforded by the Constitution of these United States of America and many other things such as the manner with which entertainments have taken over much of the populace, entering into and becoming a major focus in worship, and more. 

We ask you, if you don't want to believe us... Have you heard, seen or found what is termed (of the many terms being used) that there are "holding areas" or "camps" or "Closed/Fenced communities" being built by GOVERNMENT? 

Here in North America, especially in the United States of America, we must admit that what Russia has come out of (a communistic, atheist country) we are entering into.  And one last thing that needs also to be understood... Something very important to those of you who are "Catholic" in the Roman sense of its jurisdiction....   And, we believe this also holds true for many who are "Orthodox" whether "Eastern" or "Western"....

[ * Non-Denominational = Synchrestic Ecumenism, Disease of Scholasticism, altering the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ to accommodate the disease of Political Correctness and CULTIC PROTESTANTISM, and the Roman Jurisdiction (Latin Church = Vatican) of the Catholic Church) breaking of - or failure and refusal to respect and abide by  - the ancient Seven Ecumenical "Do Not" Canons which leaves everything else open to God's gift of creativity... failure & refusal to abide by and have respect for those who diligently protect one of the other Pillars of the Church, the Seals of the Confessional, but "Non-Denominational" also includes worshiping Satan's religion of Muslim, Islam by praying with them and other heretics such as 'Pentecostalism,' 'Jehovah's Witnesses,' 'Mormons,' 'Church of Christ,' any so-called church with "Community Church" in their nomenclature and others who by their false and misleading dogmas and doctrines are actually against the Life and Teachings of Jesus Christ upon whom and for exacting reason we are called "Christian" in both spirit and truth from which non-denominational protestant sectarian claimants have departed from as being so-called Christian] Only a skilled spiritual father can help you!

Remember: You cannot ride two horses or serve two masters for one of them will be harmed by your thoughts, your very words and your actions which is to blaspheme the Holy Ghost (Spirit) who will depart from you.  And when the Holy Spirit departs, the great deceiver (unbeknownst to you) will rush in to fill the void under disguise of being the Holy Spirit!  Testing of the Holy Spirit to insure it is the Holy Spirit does not, for many a Sectarian Protestant and Roman, work because the Great Deceiver (Satan) is most skilled in worming and snaking his charms around your mind and heart to feign being the Holy Spirit.  Remember, Satan has the same gifts similar to the Holy Spirit but Satan's gifts are UN-HOLY and lead all who accept him (unbeknownst to you) to perdition.

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