Sunday, September 14, 2014

Sun Sep 14th Todays News

There is a rush by the 'love media' to claim that Gillard's recent admission of corruption exonerates her. They had not asked questions which needed to be asked when Gillard held high office. Neither had they prepared her for high office by asking questions of her past in the lead up to her obtaining it. Even accepting the as yet untested statement that Gillard did not directly profit from the slush fund, why did she set one up? What possible reason, other than to further corruption, did the thirty five year old partner of a legal firm open an account for her boyfriend using her client's name and naming it for a different purpose than for what was intended? It is also worth considering previous assertions that it is industry standard practice. Apparently, it was used to stand over business and extort money. Considering Gillard's past obfuscations, it is not wise to accept her assertion she had not profited from it. Considering the ramifications of the admission that brought about such criminal activity, although no complaint by the businesses involved has been received, and although the danger of such complaints being limited by time, Gillard, and the industry have hard questions to face, and probably will face jail time. It is telling that her embarrassed colleagues at Slater and Gordon, noted the sooner Gillard left, the better.

A video featuring a cross dresser wearing full cover Islamic clothing seems to have been filmed by Channel 9. An outraged terrorist sympathiser is in the video getting aggressive with the cross dresser. The journalist with the camera seemed to have put together the article to see what security issues could be faced by such gear, but it just appeared to be an exercise in terrorist baiting. The fragility and brittleness of terrorist sympathisers is the kind of thing which brings Islam into disrepute. An Australian soldier minding his own business is accosted by terrorist sympathisers and told he should fight in the Middle East so they could blow him up. Again, it isn't Islamic, but terrorist sympathisers behind it, but sadly the leadership of Islamic peoples fails to address such issues, which brings Islam into disrepute. One promising event has a father of a terrorist declaring that Islam is different and holding an Aussie style BBQ to highlight community spirit. But there is still a long road before one might refer to the greatness of Islam. Immigration is a hot issue for many noting the links of Islam and terror which has not been addressed by their leadership and youth involved with gangs, organised crime and drugs. However, terrorism aside, Australian migration history has often featured such issues, with Vietnamese, Chinese, NZ, Italian, German, Irish and Greeks having had similar issues.

When it comes to immigration the ALP have been negligent for decades. A large number of terrorist sympathisers have had ALP patronage, inviting them to come by boat, or family reunion, or other channels and the ALP chiding those who have raised issues. The ALP defended Sheikh Cat's Meat after he risibly excused the actions of rapist terrorists as being normal Islamic behaviour. Also the media are enamoured with using people who excuse terrorism in the name of Islam. There is no excuse for terrorism. An aid worker has been beheaded by terrorists a year after being captured. A result of the barbarity is Australia sending military to oppose terrorists in the Middle East. But lefties are opposing the PM, some ALP have denounced Mr Abbott as a terrorist, placing a moral equivalence between responsible government and acts of terror. Such an obvious divide from reality should discredit those who make the assertion, but they seem to have prized places in the media and in the ALP. Simple, useful measures can oppose terrorism, but the lefties joke about them. Collecting meta data is not the privacy concern of innocent people. But the threat of ALP incompetence over immigration is small compared to their wider incompetence. Australia has experienced a Rotherham style scandal in the Aboriginal community. and a 'sorry' hasn't covered it .. not really.

Fading hope for a missing three year old boy who disappeared after spending time on a farm with his sister. Missing three days, hope is fading to find him alive. A tomb from the time of Alexander the Great has been located in Northern Greece. Lots of promising possibilities for new research at the find. Apple, for $50 million I'll give my book away for free. Thanks for the U2 album. Record Antarctic ice shows that AGW alarmism is just that.

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While there are some marked differences between the US and Australia in politics, there are strong similarities too. In Australia, voting is compulsory while in the US it is voluntary. This means in Australia politicians spend their time claiming middle ground so as to attract swing voters, while in the US it is incumbent on politicians to appeal to core values. The three Obama supplied advisers in the recent election were not of much help, with ALP scoring the lowest primary support in over a hundred years. The Australian Liberal party is not that old to have seen the earlier efforts. However, the US seems to be two years behind Australia in political cycles. In 2007, a successful (but divided) conservative government got railroaded by press and ALP took the reigns. In the US in 2009, it was similar. The ALP had done so badly by 2010, that they nearly lost office. They only held on to government with the help of so called independent conservatives. Interesting was the leadership tussle between Rudd and Gillard which seems to mirror the tensions between Obama and Clinton. Both Rudd and Gillard are badly mired in corruption allegations that are central to their past. Rudd made an allegedly illegal executive decision to destroy documents detailing the gang rape of an Aboriginal teenager, obstructing the course of justice. Gillard is accused of using her influence as a lawyer to facilitate theft and corruption from stand over union tactics. Neither leader was competent in office, using bad policy as a shield for poor government. Six years on from 2007, the ALP were trounced at election, deftly holding onto some seats despite an implosion of votes. The leadership is vaporised, and this suggests that the Democrats will have difficulties in their mid terms for similar reasons. 

Julian Burnside is famous as an advocate for refugee welfare, which makes his mirror call for a Tasmanian penal colony funny. Rudd's election eve boast of having retained furniture in Queensland has been shown a sham, in the electoral sense. Gillard blames Rudd for letting her be a bad PM. Bolt posts an article as to how a good scare saved some ALP seats. Vote analysis shows ALP support was most rusty hard among constituents that don't read English and were unaware from media how bad the ALP are. ALP offer a discount of minus 100 percent after promising 10%, suggesting where their budget analysis came from. A graphic shows disturbing links of hatred in the Middle East. Today was Yom Kippur, but Israel is blameless for this web of hatred. While Syria is gassing its own people, Israel is stretched with her medical aide. Colarado drowns. Obama dithers. Putin stands up as an adult. UN point blame at Assad. 
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For twenty two years I have been responsibly addressing an issue, and I cannot carry on. I am petitioning the Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott to remedy my distress. I leave it up to him if he chooses to address the issue. Regardless of your opinion of conservative government, the issue is pressing. Please sign my petition at https://www.change.org/en-AU/petitions/tony-abbott-remedy-the-persecution-of-dd-ball

Mr Ball, I will not sign your petition as it will do no good, but I will share your message and ask as many of friends who read it, to share it also. Let us see if we cannot use the power of the internet to spread the word of these infamous killings. As a father and a former soldier, I cannot, could not, justify ignoring this appalling action by the perpetrators, whoever they may; I thank you Douglas. You are wrong about the petition. Signing it is as worthless and meaningless an act as voting. A stand up guy would know that. - ed

Lorraine Allen Hider I signed the petition ages ago David, with pleasure, nobody knows what it's like until they've been there. Keep heart David take care.

I have begun a bulletin board (http://theconservativevoice.freeforums.netwhich will allow greater latitude for members to post and interact. It is not subject to FB policy and so greater range is allowed in posts. Also there are private members rooms in which nothing is censored, except abuse. All welcome, registration is free.
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Happy birthday and many happy returns Lisa An ThaiJosephine Khuu andStacey Bennett. Born on the same day across the years, as Ephraim of Nea Makri (1364), Michael Haydn (1737), Fanny Holland (1847), Sam Neill (1947), Tony Bui (1973), Amy Winehouse (1983) and Jesse James (1989. On your day, Feast of the Cross (Christianity); Yom Kippur ends at nightfall (Judaism, 2013)
81 – Domitian became the last Flavian emperor of Rome, succeeding his brother Titus.
1763 – About 300 Seneca warriors during Pontiac's Rebellion attacked a British Army detachment, killing 81 soldiers.
1926 – The Locarno Treaties establishing post-First World War territorial settlements were formally ratified by the signatory nations and came into effect.
1979 – Afghan President Nur Muhammad Taraki was assassinated upon the order of Hafizullah Amin, who became the new president.
2008 – All 88 people aboard Aeroflot Flight 821 died when the aircraft crashed on approach to Perm Airport in Perm Krai, Russia. 
Titus succeeded. Pontiacs drove deeply. Locarno nations came into being. A President was assassinated, long live the President. Russia has still to make good quality, reliable goods. Enjoy the feast.
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Lefties make a joke of the war on terror

Piers Akerman – Saturday, September 13, 2014 (11:07pm)

WHILE the risk of domestic terrorism has been dramatically increased, the Greens and some Leftists are still trying to prevent security agencies from accessing their most effective tool against terrorists. That would be the metadata (don’t be frightened by the term) currently held by some but not all communications companies.

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The sooner she leaves the better

Miranda Devine – Saturday, September 13, 2014 (9:10pm)

THE love media want to airbrush Julia Gillard’s falling out with Slater & Gordon in the 1990s. But it wasn’t “rightwing misogynist nutjobs” who were accusing Gillard of wrongdoing over the AWU slush fund she helped set up for her then-boyfriend, AWU official Bruce Wilson.
No, it was her bosses, worried about the reputation of the law firm in which they were equity partners.
Among documents tendered to the Royal Commission into union corruption are minutes of a meeting on March 4, 1996, of the full partnership of Slater & Gordon.
Item 6.4 states:
“Julia Gillard. The sooner she leaves the better.”
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GOOD LEGAL ADVICE

Tim Blair – Saturday, September 13, 2014 (11:17pm)

Julia Gillard’s former employers at Labor-aligned Melbourne law firm Slater & Gordon were nearly twenty years ahead of the game. Miranda Devine reports: 
Among documents tendered to the Royal Commission into union corruption are minutes of a meeting on March 4, 1996, of the full partnership of Slater & Gordon …

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Third Western hostage beheaded

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (9:47am)

The Islamic State beheads a British man who was delivering aid to Muslims:
ISLAMIC State militants claim to have executed British aid worker David Haines in retaliation for British leader David Cameron entering a coalition with the United States against the jihadists.
If confirmed, it would be the third such execution in recent weeks, after two US journalists taken hostage in Syria were shown being murdered…
“You entered voluntarily into a coalition with the United States against the Islamic State, just as your predecessor Tony Blair did, following a trend amongst our British prime ministers who can’t find the courage to say no to the Americans,” the executioner, who appears to have a British accent, says in the video.
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If it was all a beat-up, why these Slater & Gordon minutes?

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (8:08am)

Many journalists now say Julia Gillard showed last week she’d done nothing wrong in the AWU scandal. The claims against her were just a beat-up by the wicked Murdoch media.
But Miranda Devine notes that whatever Gillard did sure alarmed her bosses at Slater & Gordon:
Among documents tendered to the Royal Commission into union corruption are minutes of a meeting on March 4, 1996, of the full partnership of Slater & Gordon…
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More about this from Miranda on The Bolt Report today - on Channel 10 -at 10am and 4pm. UPDATE
The Age’s John Spooner nails it yet again:
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The Bolt Report today, September 14

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (5:53am)

On Channel 10 tomorrow at 10am and 4pm…

My guest:  Immigration Minister Scott Morrison.
The panel:  Peter Costello and Michael Costa
NewsWatch:  Miranda Devine of the Daily Telegraph and 2GB. 
The videos of the shows appear here.
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Labor MP attacks says Abbott is the real “terror”, too

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (5:53am)

Labor leader Bill Shorten on Friday:
When it comes to fighting terrorism, we are in this together.
Oh, really?:
Labor’s parliamentary secretary has broken her party’s stance of bipartisan support for raising the terror alert, branding Prime Minister Tony Abbott a “terror” and criticising the Coalition’s domestic policies.
The West Australian MP Alannah MacTiernan took to Twitter late on Friday night tweeting: “The Jihadi threat is real but many Australians also see Abbott as a terror as he takes a wrecking ball to our social infrastructure"…
Ms MacTiernan is the third Labor member to question whether Mr Abbott’s comments about the threat of the terrorist group Islamic State were deliberately deflecting attention from the budget fallout.
Two weeks ago Labor senator Sue Lines also accused the Prime Minister of “scaremongering” over national security and using the situation in Iraq as a “shield” to deflect from its budget mess and to improve his position in the polls…
Last month, outspoken senator Kim Carr also reportedly said: “This government is seeking to get away from discussion about real budgetary problems”.
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Who is this “we” that Shorten claims to lead?
(Thanks to reader Peter of Bellevue Hill.) 
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Who let them in? And why?

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (5:48am)

Andrew Rule wonders who is minding our door:
...you don’t have to be a redneck bigot to be uneasy about border protection that lets so many “diverse communities” into Australia that our police, spooks and military are now desperately playing catch-up before something terrible happens.
You don’t have to be a redneck bigot to wonder if we could have our own version of the Rotheram nightmare in England, where gangs of Pakistani men got away with abusing an astonishing number of girls and young women because everyone was too timid to blow the whistle, and those who weren’t too timid were howled down by bureaucrats determined to see no evil.
And you don’t have to be a redneck bigot to wonder if Australians are now under threat because of the way we naively followed the marshmallow British system of letting in a tidal wave of people without realising that manipulative crooks can always buy or bash their way to the front of a queue, whether it’s for migration or meal time in jail.
Any official denial of this is a joke. Just look at the criminal groups that have been imported lock, stock and pistol barrel, mostly with the help of corrupt connections at this end, from politicians to immigration lawyers to “sponsors"…
It’s funny how Vietnamese and Lebanese and Albanian gangsters ended up taking over a lot of the Australian drug trade from the older Sicilian and Calabrian mafia groups. Funny how Romanian gangs are running massive credit and cash card scams under our noses.
Funny how we managed to let in entire clans of bad guys without realising they were pulling the old Trojan Horse trick.
Funny how those bad guys have bred a generation of bilingual dual citizen dirtbags. Now — surprise, surprise — some of those homegrown heroes are now returning to “mother countries” to play terrorists with real blood and real bullets and plenty of victims.
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Record Antarctic ice to trap the next Turney, too

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (5:31am)

Remember warmist scientist Chris Turney and his Ship of Fools last December?
Chris Turney, a professor of climate change at Australia’s University of New South Wales, said it was “silly” to suggest he and 73 others aboard the MV Akademic Shokalskiy were trapped in ice they’d sought to prove had melted. He remained adamant that sea ice is melting, even as the boat remained trapped in frozen seas…
Sea ice is disappearing due to climate change, but here ice is building up,” the Australasian Antarctic Expedition said in a statement.
Sea ice disappearing? Anthony Watts now reports:
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The Antarctic Sea Ice Extent on Sept 13 2014 may have set a new all time record (at least for the satellite era, we don’t have data prior to that).
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The minority being picked on turns out to be our soldiers

Andrew Bolt September 14 2014 (5:16am)

We have imported a real problem if our soldiers do not dare walk our streets in uniform. Our Defence Security Authority sends officers a warning memo:
Marked Security Intelligence Report, the memo details verbal threats made against a uniformed officer. It says the ADF member was approached by a group of young men and told to ”go to the Middle East so we can blow your f ... in head off you c. t”.
The incident was reportedly witnessed by a large group of ­people but the ADF member walked away from the scene.
In other news:
Ibrahim Abu Mohammad, the Grand Mufti of Australia, reached out to all Australians, reassuring them they have nothing to fear from their Muslim neighbours.
Well, not most of them, any way.
But the Mufti does at least attack the Islamic State:
These criminals are committing crimes against humanity and sins against God… [It] is not a state, it is not Islamic and there is nothing about the name that deserves to be linked with Islam...
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Would the right lock notice have prevented a tragedy? South Africa’s justice system seems to think so. 
Would the right lock notice have prevented a tragedy? South Africa’s justice system seems to think so. 
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Didn't Obama tell us we could keep our health insurance coverage if we like it?

Defend this, Democrats...
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"The kid had a Google+ page and clearly on his page, he was planning his death. Somebody should have stepped forth and helped this kid. He was obviously in so much pain." -Ross Ellis, founder/CEO of Stomp Out Bullying
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HISTORY IN THE HEADLINES: This week, NASA confirmed that the Voyager 1 spacecraft has accomplished a remarkable feat: It's become the first man-made object to leave the heliosphere and reach interstellar space, nearly four decades after it was launched. Get the facts behind this historic moment: http://histv.co/18Y1Ow7
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Yom Kippur is unique in Israel because it touches almost the entire country...

Gmar Chatimah Tovah to all who observe.
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In a ghost town devoured by the Namibian Desert
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If you or someone you know has been raped or sexually assaulted, call the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-HOPE (4673). Click here for more: http://bit.ly/RAINN_Hotline 
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FACT: Feinstein's Bill invents the power for government to decide who is a "real" reporterhttp://bit.ly/1bfwT37. FACT: If you defend this, you want a government-controlled media. FACT: We will work to remove from office any Republican who backs this. Democrats: Yes or no, will you help remove this woman from office?http://bit.ly/1bfwT37
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Doormat protected by doormats .. but for the corruption, there is no complaint from those used ..

Federal investigators reportedly are looking into Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and its ties to a corruption case against a D.C. businessman sources say bankrolled questionable political operations.  
Investigators have been looking into claims that Jeffrey Thompson allegedly shelled out more than a half million dollars to fund secret “street teams” operating in Texas, North Carolina, Indiana and Pennsylvania for Clinton’s 2008 campaign.  
The teams would canvas neighborhoods and look for strategies to target voters in predominantly black and Hispanic precincts.
The Washington Post reported Friday that investigators are now turning their attention to Minyon Moore, a senior Clinton campaign adviser, and her role in arranging the street teams. The development comes as Clinton weighs a 2016 bid for the presidency. 
The issue, according to a review of court documents, is that the creation of an off-the-books campaign with the cooperation of a senior campaign adviser could violate campaign finance rules. However, to do that, the government would have to prove that the creation and funding of the street teams violated federal campaign contribution limits.
Sources reportedly say Thompson is being accused of paying for the street teams, Moore is being investigated for her role in arranging them and New York marketing executive Troy White is accused of running them.
On Wednesday, White pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor for failing to file $600,000 in tax returns reflecting the amount that his company Wytehouse Marketing Inc. was paid to run the street teams.
Calls made to Moore’s employer, Dewey Square Group, were not immediately returned Friday. The company told the Post that Moore was "unaware of any inappropriate activities" and is cooperating. 
Lyn Utrecht, an attorney for Clinton’s 2008 campaign, said that the campaign “has cooperated fully” in the White case.
According to the Post, Washington prosecutors “remain focused on building a case against Thompson, whom they allege secretly poured $653,000 into an illegal off-the-books campaign to elect D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray.”


Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/09/14/feds-looking-into-clinton-2008-campaign-for-links-to-dc-corruption-case/#ixzz2erodrMdN

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A NAKEDMiley Cyrus is riding a dolphin, a giraffe, or straddling the Eiffel Tower.
Since releasing her new "Wrecking Ball" music video which sparked derision for the vision of her naked on a demolition site and licking a sledgehammer, meme-makers on the internet have gone to town.
Miley Cyrus in her
Miley Cyrus meme: astride a leaping dolphin.
Read more: http://www.news.com.au/entertainment/celebrity/naked-miley-memes-flood-the-web/story-e6frfmqi-1226719045607#ixzz2erorAMxP

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For the last 900 Sundays or so, Jay Goldinger has led the volunteer Food on Foot effort helping salvage hundreds of Los Angeles’ homeless from the dangers and despair of the gutter towards a future of full of hope. 
At the end of the first week of the no-nonsense program, the participants are given a hand-mirror: “take a good look”, they’re told, “you’re looking at the enemy.”

Yom Kippur is the Jewish people’s mirror.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2013/09/13/why-is-evil-triumphing-in-syria-this-yom-kippur-all-need-to-take-honest-look-in/?intcmp=HPBucket#ixzz2epEK2csg

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The winner for 2013 was divided between two Belarus institutions: President Alexander Lukashenko who decreed it was illegal to applaud in public, and the Belarus police force who later arrested a one-armed man for clapping.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/technology/sci-tech/ig-nobel-awards-laugh-at-silly-science-research-this-year8217s-top-contender-surgery-for-duckgnawed-penises/story-fn5fsgyc-1226719016764#ixzz2ep7iz3dn
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Pastor Rick Warren
Tonight I teach "The 6 Ways God Tests Our Faith" to #WomenOfFaith at the Honda Convention Center in Anaheim #KariJobe

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Pastor Rick Warren

Wow! "SON OF GOD" the movie by the same producers of #TheBible TV series (Mark Burnett and Roma Downey) will release in THEATERS 2014! http://bit.ly/14NBHe9
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Sarah Palin
My best wishes to the Jewish community today as Yom Kippur is celebrated. This is the most solemn and important of the Jewish holy days wherein we’re reminded of humanity’s timeless struggle for peace and justice in a world in need of redemption. May we never cease striving for these ideals, may we never lose hope in the ultimate goodness of God, and may we always seek His unearned mercy and grace. It is amazing that He miraculously and freely gives to those who ask and accept.

I received such a meaningful gift yesterday from friends in New York. This photo shows the rose they sent me; it’s handcrafted out of the remains of rockets fired at Sderot and other Israeli communities from Gaza. The sculpture represents people who grow roses from rockets, “creating beauty from ashes,” representing an Israel that has endured so much. May the people of Israel know who their friends are, and may they know peace.

- Sarah Palin

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How about sending the world broke through meaningless action? - ed
news conference

FOR decades Hollywood has been making films about the end of the world and how, sometimes, plucky humans manage to avert it.
Now some of the world's finest minds have come together to draw up some real-life doomsday scenarios - and work out how mankind could avoid being wiped out.
From killer computers to crippling cyber-attacks by terrorists using the internet to the release of engineered diseases, the members of the Cambridge Centre for the Study of Existential Risk warn that the future could be far from rosy.
But once the threats have been identified the group - led by Astronomer Royal Martin Rees and including Stephen Hawking - intends to devise ways of "ensuring our own species has a long-term future".
Although nuclear annihilation and a giant asteroid obliterating the planet remain distinct, if unlikely, possibilities, Lord Rees believes "the main threats to sustained human existence now come from people, not from nature".
Other scenarios being considered by the 27-strong group - which also involves academics from Oxford, Imperial, Harvard and Berkeley - include extreme weather, fast-spreading pandemics, and war or sabotage resulting in a shortage of food and resources.
Speaking at the British Science Festival at Newcastle University, Lord Rees said: "In future decades, events with low probability but catastrophic consequences may loom high on the political agenda.
"That's why some of us in Cambridge - both natural and social scientists - plan, with colleagues at Oxford and elsewhere, to inaugurate a research programme to compile a more complete register of these 'existential risks', and to assess how to enhance resilience against the more credible ones."
Lord Rees's co-founders in CSER are Jaan Tallinn, one of the people behind internet phone service Skype, and Cambridge philosopher Professor Huw Price.
The group says in its manifesto: "Our goal is to steer a small fraction of Cambridge's great intellectual resources ... to the task of ensuring that our own species has a long-term future. In the process, we hope to make it a little more certain that we humans will be around to celebrate the university's own millennium, now less than two centuries hence."
CSER member Professor David Spiegelhalter, a Cambridge statistician, said: "Asteroids crashing on Earth are an existential threat, but there is not really a lot we can do about preventing such an event.
"The ones that we are not so well aware of are the technological threats. Our reliance on technology leaves us vulnerable to it. We use interconnected systems for everything from power, to food supply and banking, which means there can be real trouble if things go wrong or they are sabotaged.
"In a modern, efficient world, we no longer stockpile food. If the supply is disrupted for any reason, it would take about 48 hours before it runs out and riots begin."
How the world could end, according to the world's biggest brains:
Intelligent technology: A network of computers could develop a mind of its own. Machines could direct resources towards their own goals at the expense of human needs such as food and threaten mankind.
Cyber attacks: Power grids, air traffic control, banking and communications rely on interconnected computer systems. If these networks collapse due to action by enemy nations or terrorists, the paralysis could result in society breaking down.
Engineered infection: A man-made super virus or bacteria with no antidote escapes the lab or is released by terrorists. Millions die.
Food supply sabotage: Efficient distribution networks mean many Western nations have only 48 hours worth of food stockpiled. Any disruption would result in panic buying and riots.
Extreme weather: As the Earth continues to warm a tipping point is reached and the process snowballs, resulting in irreversible and worsening natural disasters.
Fast-spreading pandemic: International travel means a new killer virus, mutated from animals, could travel the globe in days, wiping out millions before a vaccine can be developed.
War: Growing populations put a strain on water and food resources. Nations will go to war to protect or capture these precious supplies.
Nuclear apocalypse: Nations with atom bombs launch targeted strikes leading to all-out warfare and global loss of life. Also fears nuclear warheads could fall into terrorist hands.
Asteroid impact: A giant asteroid is believed to have killed off the dinosaurs. Some fear a similar impact could do the same for mankind.

Read more: http://www.news.com.au/technology/sci-tech/geniuses-predict-how-the-world-will-end-and-how-to-avoid-it/story-fn5fsgyc-1226718860033#ixzz2erqPrHFg

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It's National Foster Care Week. Hundreds of kids 5 years + desperately need a permanent home. Meet three of them: http://bit.ly/16mykco
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"Don’t take advantage. Take them home." – Leah, whose 17-year-old daughter took her own life after allegedly being raped and bullied.http://bit.ly/DRP091313 #DrPhil
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Researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University have reported a major breakthrough in the field of HIV research, claiming they have created a vaccine that completely eradicates the virus that causes AIDS in some monkeys. Read more: http://tinyurl.com/ptlgfth
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The Liberty Treehouse "Beyond the Blackboard" starts now on TheBlaze.com/TV. Tania, Pat, and myself will all be joining this special program to talk about the problems facing our kids in school and the steps families can take to find solutions outside the classroom. Don't miss it.
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PARENTAL WARNING: Fairtrading have issued a warning to parents to check their homes for potential risks of blind cord strangulation to babies and children.

Meet the couple who recently lost their 18 month old son and are hoping their story will serve as a warning to other families.

Mark Burrows reports in 9 News at 6pm TONIGHT on Channel 9
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You lost because supporters of gun rights didn't like you - deal with it and stop being a sore loser.

Watch this Democrat get cut off for whining on CNN...
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Syrian rebel leader claims that the Assad regime has transferred chemical weapons to the Lebanese Shiite terrorist group Hezbollah amid talks to ensure the transfer of Syria’s WMDs to international authorities for destruction...
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Are you the victim of a vindictive boyfriend? Click here:http://bit.ly/VindictiveBoyfriend

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4 Americans lost their lives last September 11, but NBC only wanted to show Hillary's "Liberty" award.

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Thousands have been forced to evacuate their homes in and around Boulder, Colorado amid massive flooding. Officials say all 2,000 residents of nearby Lyons, Colorado, will have to evacuate if they have not done so already. Watch the latest report and video: http://tinyurl.com/m5n7hnn
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Father,I thank You for Your grace and mercy in my life. Thank You for believing in me, for giving me a hope and a future. Today I choose to stretch; I choose increase; I choose to rise up higher so that I can be all You’ve created me to be in Jesus’ name. Amen.

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Madu Odiokwu Pastorvin
Enlarge the place of your tent, stretch your tent curtains wide, do not hold back.(Isaiah 54:2, NIV)
We serve a big God with big plans for your future. Maybe some things haven’t worked out the way you thought they should because those plans were too small. Maybe it’s time to stretch yourself further and get a bigger vision for your life. If you’re not sure how to do that, start by asking God to increase your thinking. Ask Him to increase your capacity to receive from Him. Ask Him to enlarge your tent stakes. Continue to meditate on His Word and spend time in His presence, then watch what He will do as you stretch and grow in Him.

He wants you to experience His abundance. He wants you to constantly be increasing. He wants you to be happy in your marriage. He wants you to enjoy your work. He wants you to be continually rising to new heights. If you’re in sales, God wants you to lead that company. If you’re an athlete, God wants you to set new records. If you’re a mom, God wants you to be the best mom that you can possibly be.Stretch further and see what He can do in your life.God bless you.

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"Even while laughing a heart can ache." Proverbs 14:13 (GW)

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Pastor Rick Warren
#Faith is following God's leading without knowing where.

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J.John

Friends in London please see this http://t.co/4mcLBYFd7l
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J.John

He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.
Jim Elliot http://t.co/3KQFJ2n2Jb
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J.John
Christianity must mean everything to us before it can mean anything to others.
Donald Soper http://t.co/IXK9QpkqHe

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J.John

Cast all your anxiety on Him because He cares for you.
1 Peter 5:7 http://t.co/LUAkbPt68w
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J.John

If you believe what you like in the gospel, and reject what you do not like, it is not the gospel you…http://t.co/IcIUQDpaNn
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J.John
We have been called to heal wounds, to unite what has fallen apart, and to bring home those who have…http://t.co/uLsYoeQSWM

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Here is Obama sitting down in the Oval Office at the White House with his brother Malik Obama. 
Malik Obama is the treasurer for the Muslim Brotherhood. 
He also is a U.S. citizen, and received 501 c 3 Tax Exempt Status from the IRS's Lois Lerner without any question! 
This is while conservative groups were targeted by the IRS. 
This is who Barack Obama secretly steals billions from the U.S. Treasury and bribes the Muslim Brotherhood through and the Cairo consulate.
In the comments below is a document showing these bribes to the Morsi Egyptian Muslim Bortherhood before they were overthrown and put in prison.
This document was then seized by the Egyptians and given to the media and the Egyptian prosecution as evidence.
Notice how the media is all over this treason ???
They are yellow cowards !!!
The Egyptians have a media that is free compared to the United States in 2013.

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Ali Kadhim
How we like to get our stretch on! #team9lives#warriortraining #mindbodysoul
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"The demographic groups maintaining support for Labor were dominated by people insulated from mainstream media, in that English was not the language spoken at home."
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September 14Feast of the Cross (Christianity)
Pyotr Stolypin
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“Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble.” 1 Peter 3:8 NIV
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Morning and Evening by Charles Spurgeon

Morning

"Who passing through the valley of Baca make it a well, the rain also filleth the pools."
Psalm 84:6
This teaches us that the comfort obtained by a one may often prove serviceable to another; just as wells would be used by the company who came after. We read some book full of consolation, which is like Jonathan's rod, dropping with honey. Ah! we think our brother has been here before us, and digged this well for us as well as for himself. Many a "Night of Weeping," "Midnight Harmonies," an "Eternal Day," "A Crook in the Lot," a "Comfort for Mourners," has been a well digged by a pilgrim for himself, but has proved quite as useful to others. Specially we notice this in the Psalms, such as that beginning, "Why art thou cast down, O my soul?" Travellers have been delighted to see the footprint of man on a barren shore, and we love to see the waymarks of pilgrims while passing through the vale of tears.
The pilgrims dig the well, but, strange enough, it fills from the top instead of the bottom. We use the means, but the blessing does not spring from the means. We dig a well, but heaven fills it with rain. The horse is prepared against the day of battle, but safety is of the Lord. The means are connected with the end, but they do not of themselves produce it. See here the rain fills the pools, so that the wells become useful as reservoirs for the water; labour is not lost, but yet it does not supersede divine help.
Grace may well be compared to rain for its purity, for its refreshing and vivifying influence, for its coming alone from above, and for the sovereignty with which it is given or withheld. May our readers have showers of blessing, and may the wells they have digged be filled with water! Oh, what are means and ordinances without the smile of heaven! They are as clouds without rain, and pools without water. O God of love, open the windows of heaven and pour us out a blessing!

Evening

"This man receiveth sinners."
Luke 15:2
Observe the condescension of this fact. This Man, who towers above all other men, holy, harmless, undefiled, and separate from sinners--this Man receiveth sinners. This Man, who is no other than the eternal God, before whom angels veil their faces--this Man receiveth sinners. It needs an angel's tongue to describe such a mighty stoop of love. That any of us should be willing to seek after the lost is nothing wonderful--they are of our own race; but that he, the offended God, against whom the transgression has been committed, should take upon himself the form of a servant, and bear the sin of many, and should then be willing to receive the vilest of the vile, this is marvellous.
"This Man receiveth sinners"; not, however, that they may remain sinners, but he receives them that he may pardon their sins, justify their persons, cleanse their hearts by his purifying word, preserve their souls by the indwelling of the Holy Ghost, and enable them to serve him, to show forth his praise, and to have communion with him. Into his heart's love he receives sinners, takes them from the dunghill, and wears them as jewels in his crown; plucks them as brands from the burning, and preserves them as costly monuments of his mercy. None are so precious in Jesus' sight as the sinners for whom he died. When Jesus receives sinners, he has not some out-of-doors reception place, no casual ward where he charitably entertains them as men do passing beggars, but he opens the golden gates of his royal heart, and receives the sinner right into himself--yea, he admits the humble penitent into personal union and makes him a member of his body, of his flesh, and of his bones. There was never such a reception as this! This fact is still most sure this evening, he is still receiving sinners: would to God sinners would receive him.
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Today's reading: Proverbs 16-18, 2 Corinthians 6 (NIV)

View today's reading on Bible Gateway

Today's Old Testament reading: Proverbs 16-18

1 To humans belong the plans of the heart,
but from the LORD comes the proper answer of the tongue.
2 All a person’s ways seem pure to them,
but motives are weighed by the LORD.
3 Commit to the LORD whatever you do,
and he will establish your plans.
The LORD works out everything to its proper end—
even the wicked for a day of disaster.
5 The LORD detests all the proud of heart.
Be sure of this: They will not go unpunished.
6 Through love and faithfulness sin is atoned for;
through the fear of the LORD evil is avoided.

Today's New Testament reading: 2 Corinthians 6 

1 As God’s co-workers we urge you not to receive God’s grace in vain. 2 For he says,
“In the time of my favor I heard you,
and in the day of salvation I helped you.”
I tell you, now is the time of God’s favor, now is the day of salvation.
Paul’s Hardships
3 We put no stumbling block in anyone’s path, so that our ministry will not be discredited. Rather, as servants of God we commend ourselves in every way: in great endurance; in troubles, hardships and distresses; 5 in beatings, imprisonments and riots; in hard work, sleepless nights and hunger; 6 in purity, understanding, patience and kindness; in the Holy Spirit and in sincere love; 7 in truthful speech and in the power of God; with weapons of righteousness in the right hand and in the left; 8 through glory and dishonor, bad report and good report; genuine, yet regarded as impostors;known, yet regarded as unknown; dying, and yet we live on; beaten, and yet not killed; 10 sorrowful, yet always rejoicing; poor, yet making many rich; having nothing, and yet possessing everything....
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Joseph

[Jō'zeph] - may god add or increaser.
  1. Poetic description of the descendants of Joseph the son of Jacob (Deut. 33:13).
  2. The Father of Igal, one of the spies sent by Moses into Canaan (Num. 13:7).
  3. A son of Asaph (1 Chron. 25:2, 9).
  4. A man of the family of Bani who had taken a foreign wife ( Ezra 10:42).
  5. A priest of the family of Shebaniah in Joaakim's time (Neh. 12:14).
  6. Ancestor of Joseph, Mary's husband (Luke 3:24).
  7. Another ancestor of Joseph in the same line (Luke 3:26).
  8. A more remote ancestor of Joseph, Mary's husband (Luke 3:30).
  9. A disciple nominated with Matthias to take the place of Judas Iscariot among the disciples. Matthias was chosen (Acts 1:23). This Joseph must have been a commendable Christian since he was nominated as an apostle.
  10. The eleventh son of Jacob and first of Rachel, and one of the most outstanding men of the Bible, meriting honorable mention (Gen. 30:24, 25).

The Man Whose Dream Came True

The story of this young man who went from pit to palace and from rags to riches, never loses its charm for young and old alike. It would take a book itself to fully portray all the vicissitudes and virtues of Joseph, who kept his record clean. All that we can do in our treatment of him is to suggest a few aspects of his character for development.
Joseph was a youthful dreamer and his dream came true (Gen. 37:5-9; 41:42-44).
Joseph labored as a slave, but was faithful in hard places (Gen. 39:1-6, 20-23).
Joseph enjoyed the presence of God and won the confidence of his master (Gen. 39:2, 4).
Joseph had physical beauty, but it was never a snare to him (Gen. 39:6).
Joseph resisted temptation. His godless mistress could not seduce him. Grace was his to flee youthful lusts. Thus he did not commit a "great wickedness" (Gen. 39:7-13).
Joseph was silent amid foul accusations and the appearance of guilt and unjust punishment (Gen. 39:14-20 ).
Joseph was unspoiled by sudden prosperity. When days of honor followed days of humiliation, he did not yield to pride (Gen. 41:14-16).
Joseph the interpreter of dreams proved that "prison walls do not a prison make." He acknowledged his dependence upon God for illumination, proving that he was not a mere dreamer but an interpreter of dreams (Gen. 40).
Joseph manifested great wisdom, brotherly love, filial devotion and utter submission to God (Gen. 43:20; 45:8, 14, 23; 47:7 ). He knew how to return good for evil (Gen. 50:16-21). If we cannot have all the gifts of Joseph, who is a perfect type of Christ, we can certainly covet all his graces. If we cannot have his greatness, we can certainly emulate his goodness.
R. W. Moss says, "A very high place must be given Joseph among the early founders of his race. In strength of right purpose he was second to none, whilst in graces of reverence and kindness, of insight and assurance, he became the type of a faith that is at once personal and national (Heb. 11:22 ), and allows neither misery nor a career of triumph to eclipse the sense of Divine destiny."
11. The husband of Mary, and foster-father of our Lord (Matt. 1:16-24; 2:13; Luke 1:27; 2:4-43; 3:23; 4:22; John 1:45; 6:42).

The Man of Wood and Nails

It is somewhat unique that two Josephs were associated with Christ, one at His birth and the other at His death. Both of these godly men gave Jesus of their best. In this section we think of Joseph the carpenter, who was present at the manger when Jesus was born, even though he was not His father. While Christ came as the Son of Man, He was never ason of a man.
Joseph's presence at Christ's birth witnesses to a severe test that had emerged triumphant. Mary was the pure young woman he had fallen in love with, and was about to make his wife. Yet the Child she was about to bear would not be his. Seeing her "great with child," without fanfare Joseph was minded to put her away. He never acted rashly with his espoused, although he was baffled by her condition. This serves for all time as an example of godly wisdom and tender consideration for others.
Bitterly disappointed that Mary had apparently betrayed him, yet believing, he made no haste. As a praying man he waited upon God, and his love for and patience with Mary were rewarded. God understood his mental difficulties and rewarded Joseph's conscientious attitude toward Mary by revealing His redemptive plan. God never fails those who carry their anxieties to Him. Joseph received a direct and distinct revelation from God, and at once his fears were banished, and his line of duty made clear.
Tenderly he cared for his dear one as if the Child she was bearing were his own. Overawed by the mystery of it all, that his beloved Mary had been chosen as the mother of the Lord he as a devout Jew had eagerly anticipated, we can imagine how he would superintend every detail of the Nativity.
What holy thoughts must have filled the mind of Mary's guardian. Where suspicion regarding Mary's purity once lurked, strong faith now reigned as he looked into the lovely face of Mary's Child. At last God's promises had been fulfilled and before him was the Babe through whom God's covenants would be established.
When it became necessary because of Herod's hatred to flee into Egypt, Joseph cared for Mary and her first-born Son with reverent devotion until tidings came that Herod was dead, and that they could safely return to their own land. While a shroud of secrecy covers the thirty years Christ spent at home, we can be sure of this, that between Jesus and Joseph there was an affection strong and deep.
Briefly stated, we have these glimpses of Joseph:
I. He was "a son of David" and could claim royal or priestly descent (Matt. 1:20).
II. His family belonged to Bethlehem, David's city.
III. He followed the trade of carpenter, and doubtless taught Christ how to use wood and nails (Matt. 13:55).
IV. He was a pious Israelite, faithful in all the ordinances of the Temple (Luke 2:22-24, 41, 42).
V. He was a kindly, charitable man, treating Mary gently in her time of need (Matt. 1:19; Luke 2:1-7).
VI. He was faithful in his care of Christ, and deserved to be called His "father" (Luke 2:33John 1:45; 6:42).
VII. He never appears in the Gospels after Christ was twelve years of age and became "a son of the Law" (Luke 2:41-51), which may suggest that he died during the interval. This would explain why Jesus at His death asked John to care for His mother.
VIII. He died, tradition says, at the age of 111 years, when Jesus was but eighteen years of age.
12. Joseph of Arimathaea, a secret disciple of Jesus, whose unused grave was surrendered to Jesus. Thus the One born in a virgin womb was buried in a virgin tomb ( Matt. 27:57-60; Mark 15:43; Luke 23:50; John 19:38).

The Man Who Gave His Grave to Jesus

This wealthy and devout Israelite, a member of the Sanhedrin, lived in a city of Jews (Luke 23:51). It is to the provision he made for the body of Christ that Isaiah had reference when he said, "He made His grave with the rich" (Isa. 53:9). Of this renowned Joseph we discover:
1. He was an honorable counselor (Mark 15:43 ). Because of his adherence to the Law and integrity of life he was a member of the governing body known as the Sanhedrin.
II. He looked for the kingdom of God. Immersed in Old Testament Scriptures, he anticipated the reign of the promised Messiah.
III. He was "a good man and just" (Luke 23:50, 51). As the Bible never uses words unnecessarily, there must be a distinction between "good" and "just." As a "good man" we have his own internal disposition - what he was in himself. As a "just man" we have his external conduct - what he was towards others. His just dealings were the fruit of the root of his goodness. His was the belief that knew how to behave.
IV. He was a secret disciple (John 19:38). Joseph of Arimathaea was similar to Nicodemus in his respect for our Lord as a man, admiration for Him as a teacher, belief in Him as the Christ, and yet, till now, his lack of confessing Him before men. Dreading the hostility of his colleagues on the Sanhedrin, he kept his faith secret.
V. He begged the body of Jesus (Matt. 27:58 ). As soon as Jesus was dead, Joseph hastened to Pilate for permission to inter His body. David Smith observes that when the condemnation of Jesus was over - a condemnation in which Joseph took no part - he realized how cowardly a part he had played and, stricken with shame and remorse, plucked up courage and went in to Pilate and asked for the body of Jesus. It was common for friends of the crucified to purchase their bodies, which would otherwise have been cast out as refuse, and give them decent burial (Mark 15:45).
VI. He gave his grave to Christ ( Matt. 27:59, 60). With lingering reverence Joseph paid his last respects to the One he admired, and in the hour of sorrow helped the friends and not the foes of the righteous Sufferer. Joseph had a garden close to Calvary, where he had hewn a smoothed and polished tomb in the side of the rock as his own last resting place, in which, aided by Nicodemus, he buried the linencovered and perfumed body of Christ.
VII. Joseph, legend tells us, was sent to Britain by Philip the Apostle, and founded the Church of Glastonbury. Medieval chroniclers delighted to tell of the staff Joseph stuck into the ground. The staff supposedly took root, brought forth leaves and flowers and became the parent of all the Glastonbury thorns from that day to this.
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