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  • You "ARE" MY House of Prayer

    12/03/2011 6:30:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 15 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 12-3-11 | Jedediah
    Situations may be precarious at times but truly this is merely a lack of prayer as preparation for you are my houses of preparation of my will. So know my will by the preparation of your hearts before me for I AM The LIGHT of your path and way in Me ! John 1:4 In him was life, and that life was the light of all mankind. John 8:12 New International Version (NIV) Dispute Over Jesus’ Testimony 12 When Jesus spoke again to the people, he said, “I am the light of the world. Whoever follows me will never walk...
  • Obama Fundraiser and Ambassador Blames Israel for Anti-Semitism (American Jews: Had Enough Yet?)

    12/03/2011 11:35:33 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 28 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 12/3/11 | Daniel Halper
    The U.S. ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman, recently told a conference hosted by the European Jewish Union that Israel is to blame for growing anti-Semitism harbored by people of Muslim faith. “A distinction should be made between traditional anti-Semitism, which should be condemned and Muslim hatred for Jews, which stems from the ongoing conflict between Israel and the Palestinians,” Gutman reportedly said, according to the Israeli newspaper Yedioth Ahronoth. “He also argued that an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty will significantly diminish Muslim anti-Semitism.” According to the account in the Israeli paper, “The legal experts at the event were visibly stunned by...
  • Banks Build Contingency for Breakup of the Euro

    11/26/2011 9:58:19 PM PST · by DeaconBenjamin · 60 replies
    NY Times ^ | November 25, 2011 | By LIZ ALDERMAN
    For the growing chorus of observers who fear that a breakup of the euro zone might be at hand, Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany has a pointed rebuke: It’s never going to happen. But some banks are no longer so sure, especially as the sovereign debt crisis threatened to ensnare Germany itself this week, when investors began to question the nation’s stature as Europe’s main pillar of stability. On Friday, Standard & Poor’s downgraded Belgium’s credit standing to AA from AA+, saying it might not be able to cut its towering debt load any time soon. Ratings agencies this week...
  • "Disastrous" bond sale shakes confidence in Germany

    11/23/2011 6:59:19 AM PST · by decimon · 14 replies
    Reuters ^ | November 23, 2011 | Stephen Brown and Noah Barkin
    BERLIN (Reuters) - A "disastrous" German bond sale on Wednesday sparked fears that Europe's debt crisis was even beginning to threaten Berlin, with the leaders of the euro zone's two strongest economies still firmly at odds over a longer-term structural solution. Financial markets were also unnerved by newspaper reports that Belgium may be pressing France for an expansion of a 90 billion euro ($120 billion) bailout of failed bank Dexia. On top of this, a special report by Fitch Ratings suggested France had limited room left to absorb shocks to its finances like a new downturn in growth or support...
  • Le Pen Calls on France to Quit Euro

    11/24/2011 9:26:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | November 24, 2011 | Mike Shedlock
    Inquiring minds note that French presidential candidate Le Pen calls for France to quit euro Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front, has made abandoning the euro one of the pillars of her presidential election campaign, launching a powerful attack on the ailing single currency as she seeks to bolster her already strong showing in the opinion polls. Presenting her “presidential project”, Ms Le Pen said Europe should give up the euro, which had “asphyxiated our economies, killed our industries and choked our jobs” for years, as well as causing France to accumulate “Himalayan” debts. In any...
  • Thanking America: When Americans Save Lives Overseas, it Doesn't Make the Textbooks

    11/24/2011 5:03:20 PM PST · by varialectio · 16 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 24, 2011 | Jeff Lipkes
    In October 1914, over 5 million Belgians faced starvation. The German Army had invaded on August 4 and swept across the country in three weeks. Revisionist historians would later snicker about "atrocities" invented by the British, but the Kaiser's troops executed over 5,500 Belgians, women and children as well as men, though there was no civilian resistance to the invasion. Over 2 million refugees fled to Holland, France, and Britain. The Germans requisitioned all grain, flour, livestock, fruit, and vegetables. They seized the railroads, canals, all motor vehicles, and telegraph and telephone lines, and removed machinery from factories. The economy...
  • I AM your Kingdom Walk and Existence \o/

    11/23/2011 1:35:44 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 11-23-11 | Jedediah
    Ordinary measures are not warranted anymore for I have overcome for you and in Me you reside in the heavenlies. So cast off your flesh when it distracts you from My Will of virtue and Righteousness and "Remain" in "MY" Loyalty for I AM all you need to KNOW! John 15:9 (AMP) 9I have loved you, [just] as the Father has loved Me; abide in My love [[a]continue in His love with Me]. Acts 17:28 28For in him we live, and move, and have our being; as certain also of your own poets have said, For we are also his...
  • Brussels: The New Capital of Eurabia

    11/22/2011 9:51:07 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Hudson New York ^ | 11/22/11 | Soeren Kern
    Muslims now make up one-quarter of the population of Brussels, according to a new book published by the Catholic University of Leuven, the top French-language university in Belgium. In real terms, the number of Muslims in Brussels -- where half of the number of Muslims in Belgium currently live --- has reached 300,000, which means that the self-styled "Capital of Europe" is now the most Islamic city in Europe. In practical terms, Islam mobilizes more people in Brussels than do the Roman Catholic Church, political parties or even trade unions, according to "The Iris and the Crescent," a book that...
  • Rumor Has It DEXIA BANK RESCUE IS FALLIN APART

    11/22/2011 8:03:11 PM PST · by Razzz42 · 11 replies
    Notes From Underground ^ | November 22, 2011 | Yra Harris
    The market is rife with rumors about the previous agreement to bail out the bank and insurance firm DEXIA is coming apart as the Belgians are balking at the cost. Something that needs to be considered is that the French are probably putting pressure on the deal to force the Germans to agree an EBC-sponsored bailout so as to get a major infusion of capital. Dexia is already a problem for Europe so by getting the Belgians to pull the plug on the deal the French can force the Germans to immediately step up and agree to a large role...
  • LISTEN TO "MY" SPIRIT ROAR FOR YOU \o/\o/\o/ ! ! !

    11/18/2011 5:40:51 PM PST · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 11-18-11 | Jedediah
    LISTEN TO "MY" SPIRIT ROAR FOR YOU \o/\o/\o/ ! ! ! Listen to "MY" spirit roar for you my children to do and to walk in MY fullness and not your own for it is in MY righteousness you are saved and walk even now . So go in MY all for you and Listen to the whisper of "MY" spirit for soon it shall become a roar as it did for Daniel in the lions den and I shall quench all the firery darts of the enemy for you as well , for you are MY CHOSEN called and...
  • HEAVEN EXPOSED \o/

    11/12/2011 3:26:00 PM PST · by Jedediah · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The Joshua Chronicles ,bible ^ | 11-12-11 | Jedediah
    Supernatural things are coming your way , The stuff dreams are made of but won't fade away \o/ , The supernatural exposed in and through you , Watch now as "I" come into view ! The Ancient of Days The I AM That "IS ONE" ! A Fullness , a Gladness , My Entire Kingdom , For when ever "I" show My Face , There in the midst you shall find "My" Grace , Abounding , Abiding , Sweet and True , The "ALL of ME " all over you ! Genesis 28:10-19 Amplified Bible (AMP) 10And Jacob left Beersheba...
  • Ultimate Example of Honour and Respect - Remembrance Day 2011(video)

    11/09/2011 7:46:57 PM PST · by Leigh Patrick Sullivan · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | November 9, 2011 | Leigh Patrick Sullivan
    A few days ago sub-humans desecrated a war memorial in Calgary with an unconscionable act of vandalism. Here's a young Belgian boy who, more than fifty years after Canadian soldiers sacrificed their lives to liberate his nation during World War II, shows more gratitude, honour, and respect than many of our own younger generation.
  • Belgium to switch off nuclear, operator sees blackout ahead

    11/06/2011 8:45:20 AM PST · by george76 · 29 replies
    AFP ^ | Oct 31, 2011 | Christian Spillmann
    As Belgium becomes the latest European nation to agree to switch off nuclear power, operator Electrabel warned Monday of high costs, environmental fallout and increased dependency on foreign suppliers. ... A front-page cartoon in the Flemish daily De Standaard on Monday showed four pairs of eyes in the dark with one of the blacked out faces saying, "I think Electrabel is trying to make a message heard." ... Italy and Switzerland meanwhile have put nuclear power plans on ice, while Germany switched off several reactors in the wake of the Japanese disaster and has since passed legislation to phase out...
  • At least 3 dead after storm hits outdoor festival in Belgium

    08/18/2011 12:58:11 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 5 replies
    A storm swepts through an open air music festival in eastern Belgium on Thursday killing at least three people and injuring over 70 others, an official said.
  • Belgium, France, Italy, Spain Overrule European Regulator, To Impose Standalone Short-Selling Bans

    08/11/2011 4:34:00 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 3 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 8-11-11 | Tyler Durden
    Stop the presses. Barely did we have time to report that European regulators failed to impose a coordinated short selling ban, that Bloomberg reports that the countries most impact by the market plunge are about to impose standalone short-selling bans. These are Belgium, Italy, Spain and France. In other words, it really is on and the 2008 Lehman PTSD flashbacks may now resume. Until we get a headline that says it isn't. The rescue of the Borsa Italian is now more schizophrenic than that of Greece. As a reminder, in the previous post the FT quoted Abraham Lioui, a professor...
  • US exposes ISI subversion of Kashmir cause; FBI arrests US-based lobbyist [Pakistani Lobby]

    07/19/2011 1:05:47 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 13 replies
    The Times of India ^ | July 19, 2011 | The Times of India
    WASHINGTON: Federal authorities on Monday arrested a prominent US-based pro-Pakistan activist associated with the Kashmiri separatist movement, accusing him of funneling money from the Pakistani spy agency ISI to lobby US decision-makers. In the process, the Obama administration's law enforcement brigade also blew open the Pakistan and its spy agency's two-decade long subversion of the so-called Kashmir cause. The FBI swooped down on the Virginia residence of Dr Ghulam Nabi Fai, a well-known representative of Kashmiri separatists in the US and detained him on charges of ''participating in a long-term conspiracy to act as agents of the Pakistani government in...
  • Having no government may not be such a bad thing

    06/16/2011 11:02:36 AM PDT · by JSDude1 · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Daniel Hannan/UK The Telegraph ^ | June 15, 2011 | Daniel Hannan
    Belgium has now gone for more than a year without a government and, you know what? Life is carrying on as normal. The crops are growing, the wheels are turning in the factories, the civil servants (there are lots of these) are lingering over their coffee and speculoos biscuits. A lighter than normal legislative agenda has given the country something of a boost: growth forecasts keep being upwardly revised, and the economy is expected to expand by 2.3 per cent this year. ---- Snip ---- We sometimes talk as if, left to itself, the state will grow. And, in some...
  • Who Needs Government? Miss Belgium Asks

    06/12/2011 4:24:34 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 39 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Sunday, June 12, 2011
    As the country marks a year of political mess Monday, a whole 12 months without an official government, even Miss Belgium is joining exasperated calls to politicians to break the impasse. "Belgium is beautiful! We have so much, the sea in Flanders, the forest in Wallonia," said 19-year-old beauty queen Justine de Jonckheere. "But I must admit the country has problems. "Ministers hold endless meetings to reach an understanding, but never do," she told the daily Le Soir. "They need to put a little water in their wine!" The country of 11 million people that hosts global powerhouses, the EU...
  • Belgium moves closer to burqa ban

    04/29/2011 1:31:12 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Virgin Media ^ | April 28 2011
    Belgium has taken a major step towards banning burka-type Islamic dress in public after its lower house of parliament overwhelmingly backed the measure. After Thursday's approval, the senate still has several weeks to decide whether to put the bill up for further discussion and another vote. The Belgian legislature came close to approving such law last year, but the process was held up at the last moment when the governing coalition collapsed. The bill was approved by an overwhelming majority of 136-1 with two abstentions.
  • Belgian bishop grants TV interview, admits molesting 2nd nephew

    04/16/2011 3:04:07 PM PDT · by robowombat · 12 replies
    Catholic Culture ^ | April 15, 2011
    Belgian bishop grants TV interview, admits molesting 2nd nephew April 15, 2011 Bishop Roger Vangheluwe of Bruges, who resigned in April 2010 amid revelations that he had abused a nephew, has told a Belgian television network that he molested a second nephew. The interview took place in France. On April 13, Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi said that the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith had asked the bishop to leave Belgium and “undergo a period of spiritual and psychological counseling.” Bishop Vangheluwe apologized to his victims and said he abused the first nephew over a period of 13...