Tuesday, November 26, 2013

update in Hobby Lobby case

Supreme Court Accepts Hobby Lobby’s Challenge to Obama’s HHS Mandate


Steven Ertelt
Life News
26 November 2013

"Hobby Lobby could have paid as much as $1.3 million each day in fines for refusing to pay for birth control or abortion-causing drugs under the mandate."

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a most blessed word

Pope Francis: Abortion ‘cries out in vengeance to God’; Church will never change teaching


John-Henry Westen
Life Site News
26 November 2013

"In a recent homily, seen by some Vatican watchers as wake up call to liberal Catholics to abandon hopes of Pope Francis altering Church teaching on abortion and contraception, he warned against the desire to “be like everyone else” and what he called an “adolescent progressivism”. “Lord,” the pope prayed, “give me the discernment to recognize the subtle conspiracies of worldliness that lead us to negotiate our values and our faith.”"

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a renaissance which cometh

China at odds with US, allies over its newly declared ‘defense zone’


Erik Slavin
Stars and Stripes
25 November 2013

"As China’s military continues to rapidly modernize, it has grown increasingly assertive in its claims...

China’s assertiveness has led some of its neighbors to explore closer military ties to the United States, which is rebalancing its global posture toward the Pacific. The U.S. plans to base 60 percent of its ships and 60 percent of its air assets in the Pacific by 2020, according to Pentagon reports."

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LINKS OF FURTHER INTEREST
"The great renaissance of the Chinese nation"
Chinese wealthy (& their money) fleeing China

the last of the original twenty-nine Navajo Code Talkers

Navajo Code Talker to be honored 


Meredith Tibbets
The Ruptured Duck
8 November 2013

"Twenty-nine men gathered together and created a code that was unbreakable. They brought it with them as they entered the battlefields of World War II. The Japanese tortured the men they caught in an effort to break the code, but they couldn’t."

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