Archive for July 7th, 2014

July 7th, 2014 - 5:34 pm § in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia: Royal Largesse

SR1.39bn aid to brighten up festivals for the needy    Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah has ordered the payment of SR1.39 billion in emergency assistance to poor families in the Kingdom.  “Families subscribed to the social insurance scheme…[...]

July 7th, 2014 - 2:07 pm § in America, Hypocrisy, Politics, Schools & Colleges

July 4 Coup: Rick Perry to Fire UT President

In case you missed the news about “The July 4th Coup,” on Friday news outlets reported that the outgoing UT System Chancellor, Francisco Cigarroa, apparently gave UT Austin President William C. Powers Jr..  an ultimatum: quit your job by July 4, or be fired by the Regents this week. A p[...]

July 7th, 2014 - 11:29 am § in Misc.


Reuters reports that the American units sent to shore up the Iraqi government forces have found that the Iraqis are able to defend the capital but will have difficulty recapturing lost territory. This is ominous because the geography could lead to a siege, with Sunni forces holding a cordon not fa[...]

July 7th, 2014 - 10:28 am § in Israel/Palestine, Misc.

Israel/Palestine: UPDATE An Eye for an Eye

 Jerusalem – Israel Launches Major Military Offensive Against Gaza Militants Today 08:41 PM Jerusalem – Israel launched an aerial offensive in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, calling it part of a campaign named “Operation Protective Edge” targeting Hamas Islamist militants firing[...]

July 7th, 2014 - 9:36 am § in Religion

Caliph Speaks

ISIS’ Caliph claims to be Muhammad’s successor, ruler of all Muslims.[...]

July 7th, 2014 - 4:11 am § in Misc.

Boeing has secret space plane in FLORIDA

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. —         The Kennedy Space Center is the testing site for a top-secret Air Force space plane.  Boeing is  converting a former space shuttle building for the X-37B orbital test vehicle program. Read more here:[...]