The Oak Initiative in Michigan

A recent notice from Michigan: Lt. General William G. Boykin (Ret.), “A Patriotic Briefing From a U.S. Military Hero,” doors open, 6 p.m. and program, 7 p.m. March 24, Reeths-Puffer High School Rocket Center Auditorium, 1545 Roberts. Boykin is also involved with Christian ministries. Presented by The Oak Initiative, Muskegon County Prayer Initiative and Transformation […]

Joe Lieberman and Susan Collins Raise Concerns about “Anti-Terror” Training

“Preliminary inquiries by our staffs suggest that improper training may not be limited to mere isolated occurrences” From the website of the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs: WASHINGTON – Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, ID-Conn., and Ranking Member Susan Collins, R-Me., Tuesday sought information to ensure that federal […]

The Apocalypse Explains the Middle East: Movie Edition

There’s a new addition to the “post-rapture apocalyptic thriller” genre of Christian films, with a cinematic outing for Pastor John Hagee’s book Jerusalem Countdown: The film is being made by 10 West Studios of Manistee, MI, in association with Christian film-makers Pure Flix Entertainment. Michigan Movie Magazine has some background: 10 West’s managing partners Matt Tailford and […]

ICTOA Backs Walid Shoebat

From Artcore III, a show posted on Blog Talk Radio: Exclusive interview with Detective Michael Riker (Ret.), President of the International Counter-Terrorism Officers Association, and surprise guest Erotic Artist Nancy Peach! Alas, Peach did not in fact appear on the show, although we did hear from Riker: he and host Will Griffith expressed their displeasure […]

Nazarbayev Given “Dialogue of Civilizations” Prize Ahead of Elections

News from Kazakhstan: The Dialogue of Civilizations International Prize was awarded to the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev for outstanding achievements in the preservation of historical and cultural heritage in Eurasia and for the implementation of the principles of dialogue of civilizations into practice. The Prize was awarded to the President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev by […]

More Smears, Threats, and Abuse

A couple of weeks ago, several hit-and-run one-post smear blogs were created to – once again – spread the idea that I’m a far-leftist who collaborates with Islamic extremists while hating religion. The author of these blogs wants to give the impression that he is associated with a neo-Pentecostal church in Nigeria; I have criticised […]

Washington Monthly Authors Respond to Attack

As I blogged a few days ago, the Washington Monthly recently published a long article highlighting alleged problems with the quality of anti-terror training being given to American law-enforcement agencies. The article’s authors, Meg Stalcup and Joshua Craze, noted that there are question-marks over the qualifications of some of the private individuals and organisations who are […]

Neo-Pentecostal Tea Partiers and the “Knights of Malta”

Last September, a “Knights Hospitallers Alert” was sent out by email, warning against Muslims in the USA in boilerplate style: The Obama Administration’s Department of Homeland Security recently swore in two devout Muslims in senior posts…. Was it not “Devout Muslim men” that flew planes into U.S. buildings 9 years ago? Was it not a Devout […]

Cindy Jacobs: Japan has “Gone Downhill” Because of Shinto Ritual

Neo-Pentecostal leader Cindy Jacobs discusses the Japan earthquake: I have personally felt that one of the reasons Japan was such a hard group for the gospel was the fact that they have had a direct link with the Imperial family and a direct link with the sun goddess, Amaterasu. After the end of the second […]

Rick Joyner Predicts Earthquake in US, “Economic Collapse”

Part One The earthquake in Japan continues to evoke moralistic and scaremongering commentary from various religious figures. In South Korea, David Yonggi-Cho (a member of the international neo-Pentecostal “A-list”) has used to opportunity to note Japan’s “idol worship, atheism, and materialism”, while Glenn Beck’s “End-Times Prophet” Joel Richardson has knocked off a pseudo-geological screed for […]