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Monthly Archive for June, 2009

English publicly funded faith-based schools are allowed to give admissions precedence to members of its own faith. But the English Court or Appeal just ruled that London’s Jews’ Free School admissions policy is discriminatory because they refused admission to a student whose mother converted through a non-Orthodox  Jewish rabbinate. Apparently, Jews who run a Jewish […]

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The Telegraph is doing a thorough investigation into officially released documents  from the British government that leave a paper trail of MP expenses. Highlights of commendable spending include ironing Prime Minister Gordon Brown’s shirts, paying for his Sky satellite subscription (£38/month), and Former Labour Minister’s Elliot Morley’s £16,000 mortgage (which was already payed off!) I don’t […]

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And for today’s irony: As the world’s favourite holocaust denier gets re-elected to power, the perpetrators of the holocaust are commemorating the victims of the crime they apparently never committed: June 14th has been proclaimed by Polish Parliament as the day commemorating the victims of Nazi Concentration Camps. It was first celebrated in 2006 on […]

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Thai Buddhist Beheaded in Muslim South

Reuter’s reports: YALA, Thailand, June 15 (Reuters) – Suspected separatists beheaded a rubber tapper and shot dead a school janitor, both Buddhists, in the latest violence in Thailand’s Muslim south, police said on Monday. The attacks took place in Yala and Pattani, two of the three Malay Muslim provinces where 29 people have been killed […]

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Scottish authorities have launched a program to “deradicalise Scots who have fallen prey to Islamic extremists.” Apparently England had a similar secret program: Edinburgh (Scotland), June 14 (ANI): Scotland’s anti-terror chiefs have announced plans to launch a scheme to deradicalise Scots who have fallen prey to Islamic extremists. According to The Scotsman, vulnerable individuals, including […]

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In the past weeks, Canadian taxpayers were shocked to learn of eHealth CEO Sarah Kramer’s astronomical $350,000+ salary, along with her doling out $5,000,000 in untendered contracts, and no progress to show for it. She’s since been canned and the government is pretending to be outraged, but in reality how much of an anomaly is […]

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