T.B. Joshua: Big in Ecuador

From a press release: An inspiring documentary detailing the recent visit of Nigerian Prophet T.B. Joshua to the South American nation of Ecuador has been released on YouTube, showing rare footage of the cleric’s adventurous trek through a rainforest on a mammoth humanitarian mission. The clip shows Joshua being warmly received by Ecuadorian military officials […]

Tabloid Promotes “Paranormal Researcher” Linking Jimmy Savile to Moors Murderers

From the Daily Star: Moors murders BOMBSHELL: Jimmy Savile part of ‘paedo ring with Ian Brady and Myra Hindley’ …Before their arrest in 1965, Savile ran the BBC studios from Manchester’s Dickenson Road – where Top of the Pops was filmed – and has been accused of meeting with Brady and Hindley to buy indecent images […]

New Book on Mark Taylor’s “Trump Prophecies”

Mark Taylor is a former firefighter from Florida who received a direct communication from God in 2011 (1) promising that Donald Trump would be the next President of the USA and that Trump would “bring honor, respect and restoration to America”. Taylor revealed this message to the world in 2015, with the result that he […]

Some Notes on the Independent Review into Bishop Peter Ball

From the website of the Church of England, and widely reported: An Abuse of Faith, the independent report by Dame Moira Gibb into the Church’s handling of the Bishop Peter Ball case, has been published today. Peter Ball was convicted in 2015 of misconduct in public office and indecent assaults against teenagers and young men. […]

Grenfell Tower: Rumours, Rhetoric, and Conspiracy Theories

Below, I note various examples of rumour-mongering and opportunistic rhetoric in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster in London. “Children sent home from school for not having uniforms” The Daily Mail published – and then deleted – the claim that children who had survived the inferno had the next day been “turned away from […]

Charlie Daniels: “Blood will Flow as High as a Horse’s Bridle”

From the website of country music star Charlie Daniels: I am a big fan of Bible prophecy and now is a fascinating time to be alive because some of the major Old Testament Prophecies have been fulfilled in my lifetime. …There is still much Bible prophecy left to be fulfilled, most of it dealing with […]

“Arthur Arkman” and Finsbury Park Mosque: An Example of Fake News

Yesterday, the UK awoke to the news that a man had used a van to attack worshippers at Finsbury Park Mosque. However, it was not until late in the afternoon that the suspect was formally identified as one Darren Osborne, a resident of Cardiff. Perhaps inevitably, the information lacuna for most of the day provided the […]

The Rebel Again Asks for Donations to a “Legal Defence Fund”

From The Rebel: Tonight, Rebel reporter Laura Loomer was arrested in New York after interrupting the Broadway production of Julius Caesar, a play by William Shakespeare that had been politically altered to feature the assassination of U.S. President Donald Trump. …The Rebel has hired a lawyer to work for Laura’s immediate release on free speech grounds — precisely the […]

A Note on Mustafa al-Mansur, Friday’s Grenfell Tower Demonstration Organiser

From the Daily Telegraph: The organiser of Friday’s Grenfell Tower demonstration, in which protesters stormed Kensington Town Hall, is a Jeremy Corbyn-supporting political activist who was once arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences, The Daily Telegraph can reveal. Businessman Mustafa al-Mansur, 39, launched a Facebook campaign urging people affected by the tragedy to gather at council offices […]

False “News Blackout” Claim in Fawnbrook Sexual Assault Case

From WND: News blackout on refugee boys who sexually assaulted Idaho girl It’s as if it never happened. A judge sentenced three Muslim refugee boys in the sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl in Idaho, but nobody knows the length or terms of the sentence because the judge has barred everyone in the courtroom, including the […]