From Bad to Absurd
Jailed welfare cheat granted access to IVF treatment [Australia]: "Kimberley Castles, an inmate at minimum-security Tarrengower Prison, had claimed in the Supreme Court that her human rights were breached because she was refused access to fertility treatment.... Castles sued the Justice Department, seeking an injunction and a declaration she could continue treatment. [Her defense? She has suffered psychological harm and] ... has age-based infertility because she turns 46 in December.
"Today (97-9-10), Justice Emerton said: ď(The relevant section of the Corrections Act) confers on Ms Castles the right to continue to undergo IVF treatment for her infertility.'... 'IVF treatment is both necessary for the preservation of Ms Castlesí reproductive health and reasonable given the ...fact that she will become ineligible for further treatment before she is released from prison.'
"Castles is serving an 18-month minimum term for fraudulently claiming almost $140,000 in single-parent welfare benefits between 1984 and 1998, and then claiming further benefits under a false name between 2000 and 2006." (Herald Sun July 09, 2010) See Ban truth - Reap tyranny
Kaganís Abortion Distortion: "When President Obama promised in his inaugural address to 'restore science to its rightful place,' he never explained what that rightful place would be." [Perhaps his hindering rather than helpful responses to the people most affected by the oil spill gives us a clue.]
Pro-Black Panther prejudice: "...lawyer, J. Christian Adams, had been ordered by his Justice Department superiors, quite improperly, to ignore a subpoena by the commission. Mr. Adams instead resigned from the department effective two weeks ago, largely in honorable protest over its handling of the Black Panther case. ...Mr. Adams' testimony surely will shed light on how the unreasonable decision was made.
"...the case involved two New Black Panther Party members - one a local Democratic Party official and poll watcher - who used racial epithets and threats while standing at the entrance to a Philadelphia polling place on Election Day, 2008. One Panther brandished a nightstick like a weapon. ...political appointees of President Obama's dismissed or reduced all charges or sanctions against the defendants, and then they stonewalled multiple inquiries about the case from Congress, the media and the Civil Rights Commission....
"...much of Justice's Civil Rights Division rejects the notion that any discrimination case should be filed against black defendants' for any reason. In short, a double standard exists in which only whites and Asians can be guilty of illegal discrimination.... while blacks can only be victims but never charged as perpetrators....If Americans of different races cannot receive equal justice from the Justice Department, there is no real justice."
DeMint: Over 90 Percent of Bills Passed Secretly With No Debate, No Vote: "U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-South Carolina) voiced concerns that the Senate passes over 90% of legislation without any debate, without amendment, and without a roll call vote."
Meanwhile, instead of saving money to help pay America's huge dept,Obama Pledges New Aid for Palestinians: "President Obama promised a $400 million aid package for the West Bank and Gaza on Wednesday." Gaza and the Hamas actually have plenty of supplies. See Signs of the Times.
Obama Admin May Have Illegally Spent $10 Million Promoting Abortion in Kenya: "...the Obama administration has spent $10 million potentially illegally promoting a pro-abortion constitution in Kenya.... Lobbying for or against abortion is prohibited under a provision of federal law known as the Siljander Amendment."
Kenya: Abortion in the Draft Constitution: "Opponents of the clauses on abortion in the draft constitution have not drawn attention to the extraordinary process by which the majority of traditionally anti-abortion Kenyans have suddenly been convinced that dramatically increased accessibility to abortion is in the nation's best interest. ...almost two-thirds of Kenyans are ready to endorse a document that will, for all practical purposes, introduce abortion on demand in Kenya.
"...in their revision of 23 February, abortion is permitted for health reasons, which in effect amounts to abortion on demand.... Moreover, 'health' is a term open to ready change, easy expansion, and widely variant interpretations. Just consider the famous WHO definition of health: a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being.... From a November draft with no mention of abortion, we have moved to a draft that allows abortion on the basis of mental well-being....The media are not interested in informing Kenyans about the incontrovertible consequences.... And the politicians are the politicians." See The UN Plan for Your Mental Health and the next link:
Kagan: Some speech can be 'disappeared': "President Obama's nominee for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan, argued certain forms of speech that promote 'racial or gender inequality' could be 'disappeared.' In her few academic papers, Kagan evidences strong beliefs for court intervention in speech, going so far as to posit First Amendment speech should be weighed against 'societal costs.'... In a 1996 paper, 'Private Speech, Public Purpose: The Role of Governmental Motive in First Amendment Doctrine,' Kagan argued it may be proper to suppress speech because it is offensive to society or to the government." Washington's Farewell Address, 1796
Muslim daubs war memorial with 'Islam will dominate the world': [UK] "A Muslim protester who daubed a war memorial with graffiti glorifying Osama Bin Laden and proclaiming 'Islam will dominate the world' walked free from court after prosecutors ruled his actions were not motivated by religion. Tohseef Shah, 21, could have faced a tougher sentence if the court had accepted that the insults - which included a threat to kill the Prime Minister - were inspired by religious hatred.... Roy Whenman, 78, who fought in the Korean War, said: 'If what he wrote on the memorial wasn't evidence of racial or religious hatred then what is? 'The memorial commemorates people of my generation who died for our freedom...
"The case comes after a senior judge ruled on Thursday that Christian beliefs had no right to protection by the courts....Gary McFarlane he had no right to appeal after he was sacked for refusing to give sex therapy to a gay couple."
Muslims Exempt from Death Penalty in U.S.? "Last October there was another in the growing number of Islamic honor killings in the United States when a Muslim in Peoria, Arizona... ran down his twenty-year-old daughter Noor, as well as her boyfriendís mother, Amal Khalaf.... If a cold-blooded, premeditated murder doesnít warrant the death penalty, what murder does?...
"...Islamic groups in the U.S. were working in the courts, businesses, and educational institutions to secure special privileges for Muslims, in accord with Sharia provisions that give them a place above non-Muslims in Islamic societies." Honor Killing and Sharia Law
The Census and the Constitution: "The Census Bureau estimates that the life cycle cost of the 2010 Census will be from $13.7 billion to $14.5 billion, making it the costliest census in the nation's history....The Census Bureau tells us that this year, it will use a shorter questionnaire, consisting of only 10 questions. From what I see, only one of them serves the constitutional purpose of enumeration."
Geert Wilders and the Death of Free Speech: "Wilders, the Dutch Parliamentarian who produced the film Fitna, went on trial January 20 for charges including having 'intentionally offended a group of people, i.e. Muslims, based on their religion.' Fitna is a film which compellingly links images of terrorist attacks with passages from the Koran which incite Muslims to jihad. The idea that intentionally offending someone is a criminal offense should be a matter for Kafka or comic opera, but such is the advance of multiculturalism in the Netherlands today, and the rest of Europe is not all that far behind.
"Wilders has stated the problem plainly: 'I am being prosecuted for my political convictions.... If a politician is not allowed to criticise an ideology anymore... it will lead to the end of our freedom.' And not just in the Netherlands." See Seeds of Persecution
Anti-Islam Dutch Lawmaker Says Heís Being Denied a Fair Trial: "The Amsterdam District Court ruled that Geert Wilders could only call three witnesses.... In a statement released after the brief hearing, Wilders said, 'This court is not interested in the truth. This court doesnít want me to have a fair trial.... This court would not be out of place in a dictatorship.' ....Wilders and his supporters say the case is much more than the trial of one man accused of discrimination and inciting hatred. They say the right of Europeans to speak what they believe to be the truth about Islam is at stake. 'This is not merely a lawsuit against Geert Wilders [but] Ö a trial against all freedom-loving people.'" See Wilders' video Fitna
Whose Rights? Mosque University: "Iím also glad I donít teach at Temple University in Philadelphia, where students now have to pay an unconstitutional after-the-fact security fee levied by the university... for hosting none other than Geert Wilders....
"The notion that it is permissible to charge a student group extra fees for security simply because a speaker's views are controversial (read: not approved of by university administrators) might be acceptable at the University of Havana or the University of Beijing. But it should never happen in America....
"Geert Wilders came to Temple University on October 20, 2009. Wilders was invited in the wake of a controversy surrounding his film 'Fitna' which was released in 2008. The film was controversial because it features passages of the Koran interspersed with scenes of violence on the part of Muslims."
Moderate Muslim wife beheader says the beheading was justified because his wife was mean to him: "'He [the founder of an Islam-oriented television station] chopped her head off. ...Mr. Hassan's apparent defense that he was a battered spouse.'... 'The spouse was the dominant figure in this relationship,' attorney Frank Bogulski said outside the courtroom. 'He was the victim. She was verbally abusive. She had humiliated him.' Nancy Sanders... was skeptical of the abuse claim, noting the stocky Hassan stood over 6 feet tall and 'filled a doorway,' while Aasiya was slender and several inches shorter. 'I never ever heard her disparage him in the workplace at all,' Sanders said. 'It just did not seem to be in her nature. She was very gentle.'"
White House Chief of Staff Emanuel's Joke - 'The First Amendment: Obama's Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel said, "When you think about the First Amendment, you think it's highly overrated." Watch it on this video."Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances."
The First Amendment of our Constitution:
Facebook Fatwa on Rifqa: "Facebook is full of death threats and other vicious material about Rifqa Bary, the teenage convert from Islam to Christianity who is in a fight for her life in juvenile court on Franklin County, Ohio.
"...the first Rifqa Bary Facebook Fatwa: a Facebook group... said openly, 'we need to kill her,' and was full of Muslim members. Now add this to the list of fatwas and death threats against Rifqa Bary: a Facebook group, again with numerous Muslim members, proclaiming, Donít save Rifqa Bary, let them kill her.'... It has 64 members, all of them apparently Muslims.... Imagine, these are just the ones we catch....
"All communication to Rifqa was cut off. It was decided that a counselor would determine if she could have contact with friends. The counselor said she could, but nothing has happened. She is literally being treated like a prisoner...." Why?
Executive Orders.New council to advise on 'military activities' in U.S.: "The recent order, posted on the White House website, was accompanied by the explanation that the group is to work 'to protect our nation against all types of hazards.' It comes just weeks after the president issue a similarly obscure order vastly expanding INTERPOL's privileges in the U.S. ...Can the council recommend 'military activities' and can the governors, who already are in command of their own state guard units, mandate activities outside of their areas of jurisdiction?...
"'...it was the 'first step towards martial law in America' because it sets up the 'use of federal troops and the combination of state and federal agencies under the Defense Department.' ...the order appears to be in defiance of posse comitatus, which restricts U.S. military action within the United States."
Elected officials bail on U.S. marriage law: "In a case with implications for the entire country, California's Proposition 8 defining marriage as between one man and one woman goes on trial Monday." See Cultural Corruption
Interpol Given Immunity in U.S. - Why? "...a White House executive order was signed that gives Interpol complete immunity from American law.... Interpol is the International Criminal Police Organization, which was first established in 1923. It operates in 188 nations around the world - and has had limited privileges in the U.S. up until now....Interpol investigates international crimes like human trafficking and smuggling, which on the face of it is a good thing. But they also work closely with international tribunals like the International Criminal Court [ICC]. Up until now, the United States has refused to join the ICC due to the provisions that would cause us to surrender much of our sovereignty.
"Brett D. Schaefer of the Heritage Foundation wrote back in 2005: ...'The U.S. opposes the ICC because it is an international legal body that lacks prudent safe≠guards against political manipulation...
"...current top White House officials are in favor of our joining up with the ICC.... In other words, the U.S. Constitution, the foundation of the laws of this nation, must take a back seat to international law.... (Koh also, by the way, believes that in certain 'appropriate' cases, Sharia law has a place in the United States.)" See Trading U.S. Rights for UN Rules
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