DUPO, Ill. – Fourth graders in Dupo, Illinois are reading a biography of Barack Obama that’s raising eyebrows among St. Clair County parents. The book, which supplements the school’s Common Core curriculum, blames television for the negative behaviors the first African-American president picked up as a teen: The book – brought to the attention this week of those on the “Moms… Read more →
Israel should not rely on the US as much as it traditionally has, Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said at the Sderot Conference Wednesday. “The Americans have a lot of problems and challenges around the world that they need to solve and they have problems at home. We need to understand them and our place in the global arena,” Liberman said… Read more →
Hezbollah Indoctrinates Youth with Messages of Hate and Murder
Today, as the world marks International Children’s Day, Hezbollah continues to encourage Lebanese children to join its mission of global terrorism. The organization’s goal is clear: to inspire children to become terrorists.
President Obama Removes ‘God’ From Gettysburg Address
President Obama Leaves Out An Important Word In His Reading Of The Gettysburg Address: GOD – Drops ‘God’ from Address
WASHINGTON — One nation under God? Under President Obama, maybe not so much.
As first reported on WMAL’s Chris Plante Show Tuesday, the Commander-in-Chief joined a cast of 61 other noted lawmakers, politicians, news anchors and celebrities, including every living President, in reciting the Gettysburg Address, which President Abraham Lincoln delivered on November 19, 1863.
The dignitaries all delivered the address as Lincoln had written it, including the phrase, “that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom.” (Click to listen). Curiously, however, in his version of the address, President Obama omitted the words “under God.”
Terror pays in the West Bank and Gaza, where killers recently freed by Israel under pressure from the U.S. are getting six-figure payments and military promotions from the Palestinian Authority. Issa Abed Rabbo, the longest serving of some 104 Palestinian prisoners to be released, is getting the standard $50,000 the PA pays to freed terrorists, plus another $60,000 and the… Read more →
Iran unveils “Fotros” drone, says it’s their biggest yet
TEHRAN, IRANIran unveiled a new aircraft Monday that it says is the biggest drone yet to be developed in the Islamic Republic, capable of staying aloft for up to 30 hours.
Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said the reconnaissance and combat drone Fotros has a range of 1,250 miles. That would cover much of the Middle East including Israel.
“This drone is able to carry out reconnaissance missions and carry air-to-surface rockets for combat operations,” the official IRNA news agency quoted Dehghan as saying.
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Christianity is at risk of extinction in some parts of the world due to growing persecution of minority communities, a minister has warned. Baroness Warsi said Christians were in danger of being driven out of countries, such as Syria and Iraq, where the religion first took root. Syria’s civil war and the instability in Iraq has seen many leave. Baroness… Read more →
Video: Afghan Shi’ite Muslims beating themselves in memory of martyrdom
Hundreds of Afghan Shi’ite Muslims in Kabul on tuesday were beating themselves with steel-tipped chains in memory of martyrdom of Mahomet’s grandson, Hussein.
Imam Hussein was killed during battle in 680 AD in Kerbala, now part of modern day Iraq. Many Shi’ites mourn his death by trying to feel his pain.
“When I was 15 years old I started hitting myself to commemorate (Imam) Hussein’s martyrdom with our blood. I used to hit my back with the chains but now I am hitting my chest. I have promised God that as long as I am alive I would shed my blood to mark Hussein’s martyrdom because Hussein scarified himself for Allah,” Abdul Aziz Karbalaiee said.
Shi’ite Muslims make up nearly 15 per cent of the Muslim world. Other countries marking Ashura, which falls on the 10th day of the first month of the Islamic calendar, include Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Pakistan and Syria.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday that war could result from a bad deal between world powers and Iran over its nuclear program. Netanyahu has been lobbying against any agreement at talks due to resume in Geneva on November 20 that would fail to strip Iran of nuclear enrichment capabilities. He has urged no let-up… Read more →