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  • Major JW Court Victory (Weekly Update Judicial Watch)

    02/27/2016 10:04:21 AM PST · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | February 26, 2016 | Tom Fitton
    Federal Court Grants Judicial Watch Discovery on Clinton Email Issue History Comes Full Circle as Judicial Watch Releases New Document in Whitewater Criminal Corruption Case against Hillary Clinton Air Force Academy Celebrates Witchcraft and Voodoo While Demeaning Christianity Federal Court Grants Judicial Watch Discovery on Clinton Email Issue Your Judicial Watch has achieved another remarkable breakthrough in our tireless efforts to get to the bottom of the Clinton email scandal. Earlier this week, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan granted Judicial Watch’s motion for discovery into whether the State Department and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton deliberately...
  • Single White Female Meets Polygamous West African Shaman

    05/25/2015 8:23:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 38 replies
    The Huffington Post's Arts & Culture ^ | May 21, 2015 | Tim Ward, Author, publisher, teacher, and traveler
    In her sexy, stormy, spiritual memoir, Honey in the River, Marsha Scarbrough explores the contemporary relevance of ancient African wisdom teachings, wrapped around a love affair with a married African shaman. The mythology and metaphysics of Ifa, the indigenous religion of the Yoruba people of West Africa, is woven throughout her fast-paced tale that combines spiritual text with descriptions of her experiences in rhythm, dance and deep trance. As she blends archetypal drama and epic soap opera, Marsha reveals and befriends her personal shadow. I interviewed Marsha about her book and what it was like become so deeply involved with...
  • Azealia Banks – Outrageous Racist or Magickal Vigilante?

    01/21/2015 7:09:22 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Patheos' Voodoo Universe Blog ^ | January 20, 2015 | Lilith Dorsey
    A week ago most people had never come across rapper Azealia Banks. She flew onto everyone’s radar on Saturday with just one tweet. It was as follows- And time to put death spells on cops who kill innocent civilians and think they can get away with it….. OKURRRRRR?!Immediately people began to respond on twitter with calls to the ancient magicks and the ancestors. People called Azealia a racist, and some Wiccans even chimed in with the three fold law. If there were any Pagans out there that thought they didn’t have “a nickel in this quarter,” they must admit they...
  • Azealia Banks Wants To Kill White People With Her Inborn Witch Powers

    01/13/2015 1:16:49 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Daily Caller's DC Trawler Blog ^ | January 12, 2015 | Jim Treacher, blogger
    WARNING: THE FOLLOWING POST CONTAINS CONTENT THAT MAY TRIGGER ANYONE WHO IS OFFENDED BY RACIAL SLURS AND ENJOYS MUSIC.If you don’t know who Azealia Banks is, there are only two explanations: 1.You’re a racist.2.Just kidding, that was it. She’s a rapper/singer/whatever who’s less known for her music than for her feuds, or “beefs,” with more popular and/or talented artists. She picks fights with people like Iggy Azalea, Eminem, Lady Gaga, and then a bunch of other people you’ve never heard of because of #1 above. Banks has been forced to do this for publicity purposes, because her music sounds like...
  • Haiti - Religion : «Voodoo an undeniable part of the culture of the Haitian people

    07/25/2014 2:14:05 PM PDT · by aimhigh · 4 replies
    Haiti Libre ^ | 07/25/2014 | Haiti Libre
    Following the controversy sparked by his remarks against voodoo, Haitian Cardinal Chibly Langlois specifies in a note, that the fragments of his interview published in The Guardian newspaper, does not accurately reflect his vision of voodoo. Without however put these "fragments" in the context of this interview, Cardinal Langlois today recognizes that voodoo is "an undeniable part of the culture of the Haitian people." Explanations of Cardinal Chibly Langlois : "1 - In an article in the British newspaper The Guardian Sunday, July 13, 2014 titled - Vodoo won’t save Haïti, says Cardinal - it was reported fragments of an...
  • Brazil's Macumba Priests Ready Voodoo Dolls for World Cup

    07/05/2014 4:27:55 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    NDTV ^ | July 05, 2014
    Voodoo dolls of Colombian star James Rodriguez, candles in Brazil colours and prayers to deities, Neymar and co are getting full support from the World Cup hosts' Afro-Brazilian religions. Before every game, Helio Sillman lights four yellow, green and blue candles in the colours of the national flag and places them in a rectangular box representing a football pitch. He places dolls inside and sends them "strength and energy," with the help of Orixas, the gods of Macumba and other religions that mix Roman Catholic and African beliefs.
  • Abortion Activists Make VooDoo Dolls of Texas Governor Rick Perry

    07/18/2013 10:30:01 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies
    life news ^ | Steven Ertelt
    If you think you’ve seen all the crazy antics the pro-abortion side in Texas has to offer as it opposes a pro-life bill to ban late-term abortions, “you ain’t seen nothin’ yet!” They’ve found a new way to protest the bill by making voodoo dolls and sending the proceeds from the sale of the dolls to Planned Parenthood, the nation’s biggest abortion business. The Blaze has more on what’s going on in the Lone Star State as Perry signs the bill into law. Michelle Sinched, a noted corset maker, has found a new way to protest the bill: She’s making...
  • Business Owner Depicts Obama as Witch Doctor (N.J. Clothier's Halloween Critique of Obamacare)

    10/14/2012 1:15:04 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 1 replies
    WABC ^ | Tuesday, October 09, 2012 | Jen Maxfield
    Business owner depicts Obama as witch doctor SPRING LAKE, N.J. (WABC) -- A business owner in Spring Lake, New Jersey has put up a window display for Halloween which depicts President Barack Obama as a witch doctor. The display in a window of Skuby & Co. Lifestyle Clothing in Spring Lake includes an image of the president's head superimposed on the body of a witch doctor above the word "ObamaCare." There's a tombstone featuring a picture of the president with a stethoscope and the inscription, "I Told You I Was Sick." A mannequin also wears a hat with a derogatory...
  • Obama 348, Romney 190: UAH astrophysicist, who got it right twice before, predicts electoral results

    10/03/2012 5:10:05 PM PDT · by Condor 63 · 66 replies
    The Huntsville Times ^ | Tuesday, October 02, 2012 | Challen Stephens
    There is little suspense left in our presidential horse race, even in most of the so-called swing states, says astrophysicist and statistician Wes Colley. The way he measures the poll data and his deceptively simple median method, which have correctly predicted the last two presidential elections, show President Obama has locked up Ohio and Virginia and cemented a small, but stable lead in Florida. Bottom line: Obama is well on his way to re-election. "I think the operative word is disaster if you're a Republican," said Colley on Monday. "I think the operative word is confidence if you're a Democrat."...
  • Church Broadcasts Hope, Haitians Flock Post-Quake (God at work)

    01/22/2012 6:15:50 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 4 replies
    NPR (can you believe it?) ^ | 22 Jan 2012 | Jason Beaubien
    On Jan. 12, for the second anniversary of the devastating earthquake, thousands of people flocked to the Shalom Church in Port au Prince, Haiti. The "church" is just a plywood stage under a patchwork of tattered tarps. The crowd was so large that it spilled down a muddy hill toward a tent camp for earthquake victims. Most of the singing, swaying congregation were so far away they couldn't even see the podium. The evangelical mission now claims to have more than 50,000 members and one of the most popular radio stations in Haiti. This church is a product of the...
  • Sean Penn Appointed Haitian Ambassador

    01/17/2012 1:49:24 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 42 replies ^ | Monday, 16 January 2012 |
    Sean Penn Appointed Haitian Ambassador LOS ANGELES, USA ( - Sean Penn has accepted the job of Ambassador for Haiti, where he has spent the last two years managing a tent camp for displaced Haitians after the earthquake. Sean Penn will now be the "ambassador at large" for the Caribbean nation. Penn was offered the position by Haitian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Laurent Lamothe, while at the Cinema for Peace benefit in Los Angeles on Saturday night. Picking up a humanitarian award for his work in Haiti, he told the crowd: "I do accept [the job]," before adding it would...
  • Man Who Blamed Voodoo After Fatal Stabbing is Denied Bail

    12/14/2011 3:54:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | December 13, 2011 | Arelis R. Hernández
    An Orlando-area man who confessed to fatally stabbing his live-in girlfriend because of her Voodoo spells was ordered held without bond today. Leonce Charles, 48, made his initial appearance before a judge today after being with second-degree murder this weekend. He was arrested Saturday for allegedly killing Cecile Freus, 46. SNIP Charles told investigators he 'blacked out from anger" and stabbed Freus to death with a knife he found on the floor of their bedroom during a confrontation about alleged infidelities, an arrest report said.
  • Newt Goes Bold

    08/16/2011 12:54:15 PM PDT · by Cincinatus · 21 replies
    National Review ONline - The Corner ^ | August 16, 2011 | Andrew Stiles
    Following his blistering critique in last week’s debate in Iowa, former House speaker Newt Gingrich still thinks the newly established deficit “supercommittee” is one of the worst ideas ever conceived in Washington. In a speech at the Heritage Foundation today, the embattled presidential candidate put forward a host of ideas that he believes will yield far better results. “I’m going to say things that are very bold,” Gingrich warned the audience at the onset. “Boldness is sometimes exactly what we need.” Indeed, Gingrich went after what he described as Washington’s “intellectual” deficiencies, meaning the inability to embrace sweeping changes that...
  • Early History of Nation of Islam - The Voodoo Cult of Detroit

    08/10/2011 6:48:22 AM PDT · by Roger-SD · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Impeach Obama Tea Party ^ | 8/10/2011 | Roger-SD
    The article below is from the American Journal of Sociology vol. 43 (July 1937 – May 1938). pp. 894-907. It describes the early history of the Nation of Islam, including the direction by founder, Fard Muhammad, that members each sacrifice four whites. This article provides some original evidence regarding the foundation of the Black Nationalist movement on Gnostic occult principles, which has never changed. Black Nationalism, including all of its branches, remains today an occult movement based on a hatred of whites, hatred of America and a radical rejection of the concepts of traditional Christianity.
  • Heat fans get creative with their curses (Voodoo and Santeria)

    06/10/2011 7:05:54 AM PDT · by ruralvoter · 16 replies
    The Miami Herald ^ | 6/9/11 | Barry Jackson And Wandoo Makurdi
    The NBA doesn’t condone fans cursing at opposing players during games. But apparently, there’s nothing to prevent a fan from trying to place a curse on the opponents. Scores of Heat fans have been buying vodou- or santeria-type dolls at a store in West Miami-Dade that specializes in religious statues, powders, incense and small animals. (snip) “It is only for positive things,” he stressed — although, truth be told, if a purchaser thought they could use the dolls to bring misfortune to bear on the Mavs, Hernandez would be in no position to stop it.
  • Last Saturday's fatal Brooklyn fire started by voodoo sex rite

    02/26/2011 7:42:28 AM PST · by ETL · 37 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 26, 2011 | JOHN DOYLE, JAMIE SCHRAM and TODD VENEZIA
    A wild candlelit sex ritual between a Brooklyn woman and her voodoo priest got so hot and heavy, they ended up torching their clothes and sheets -- sparking the nasty fire that killed a retired teacher and left 100 people homeless last week, sources said yesterday. The unidentified client was just looking for some good luck in her life when she forked over $300 to the horny holy man at his East 29th Street apartment in East Flatbush last Saturday, sources said. "She had problems in her life, and she wanted them taken care of," a law-enforcement source said. "He...
  • Deadly five-alarm Brooklyn fire caused by candles that were knocked over during voodoo sex ritual

    02/25/2011 1:11:13 PM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    New York Post ^ | February 25, 2011 | JOHN DOYLE and JAMIE SCHRAM
    A windswept, five-alarm fire that killed an elderly Brooklyn woman was started by candles placed on the floor near a bed while a man and woman were having sex after a voodoo ritual, sources said today. Fire marshals determined that the Feb. 20 blaze at 346 East 29th St. in Flatbush escalated to a fifth alarm because of an open door and delays, but that it was all started by black magic. "Time and time again we respond to tragedies that could have been so easily prevented," said FDNY Commissioner Sal Cassano. "This fire had so many of those elements...
  • Voodoo economics? Tote up the jobs from Obama's stimulus

    01/23/2011 9:12:10 AM PST · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 1/23/11 | Editorial
    Democrats have lambasted Republicans for years for believing in "Voodoo economics." Well, the evidence is mounting that economic superstition is alive and well in the nation's political circles, though it has nothing to do with a fondness for tax cuts. It's instead the crazy belief that the government can spend its way to prosperity for the rest of us. Underscoring this conclusion, the Ways and Means Committee in the new GOP-majority House released a report titled "It's Official: On Unemployment and Jobs, Democrats' 2009 Stimulus Was a Huge Failure." The Ways and Means report provides a number of striking reminders...
  • The New Voodoo (Krugman whimpers that RATS haven't confiscated everyone's loot - yet)

    12/31/2010 1:59:39 PM PST · by Libloather · 17 replies
    NY Times ^ | 12/30/10 | PAUL KRUGMAN
    The New VoodooBy PAUL KRUGMAN Published: December 30, 2010 Hypocrisy never goes out of style, but, even so, 2010 was something special. For it was the year of budget doubletalk — the year of arsonists posing as firemen, of people railing against deficits while doing everything they could to make those deficits bigger. And I don’t just mean politicians. Did you notice the U-turn many political commentators and other Serious People made when the Obama-McConnell tax-cut deal was announced? One day deficits were the great evil and we needed fiscal austerity now now now, never mind the state of the...
  • Whatever happened to? Man who lost Fort Myers motel, won lawsuit over voodoo ritual

    12/27/2010 9:27:03 PM PST · by ruralvoter · 5 replies · 1+ views
    Naples Daily News ^ | 12/27/10 | Aisling Swift
    It’s been five months since Enzo Vincenzi of Estero won a $136,500 jury award against a “Santeria Africana” spiritual adviser, but she still owns the Fort Myers motel he says she duped him out of through voodoo trickery. Vincenzi’s lawyer backed out of the case involving the Sabal Park Inn after a falling out, so a rescission of deed, which could have transferred ownership back to the 43-year-old Vincenzi, never proceeded in court. Meanwhile, Vincenzi has hired a private investigator who is trying to build a case in the hopes that spiritual adviser Miriam Pacheco, her partner, Maria Teresa Torres,...
  • Man Saddled With Voodoo Curse Throws Rock Through Window, Arrested

    12/14/2010 11:42:39 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 30 replies
    NBC Miami ^ | 12/14/2010 | BRIAN HAMACHER
    West Palm Beach man confronts neighbor over bad spell A West Palm Beach man who'd had enough of the voodoo curse his neighbor put on him was arrested after he threw a rock through the neighbor's window. Renald Louis, 26, was charged Sunday with shooting or throwing a missile into a dwelling, according to the Palm Beach Post. Louis had allegedly tossed the rock through 45-year-old Delvin Carter's living room window, narrowly missing his daughter who was sitting on a couch. Carter went outside and confronted Louis, who had another rock in his hand. "You put voodoo on me," said...
  • West Palm Beach man smashed neighbor's window over Voodoo fears, police say

    12/14/2010 7:06:22 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    The Palm Beach Post ^ | December 14, 2010 | Alexandra Seltzer
    WEST PALM BEACH — A man celebrated his 26th birthday by smashing his neighbor's window with a brick because he wanted to rid himself of a Voodoo curse, a police report says. Renald Louis, of West Palm Beach, was arrested Sunday and charged with shooting or throwing a missile into a dwelling with intent to harm. In court Monday, he was ordered held in lieu of $25,000 bail.
  • Michelle Obama: It Means The World That "There Are Prayer Circles Out There"

    10/13/2010 1:21:21 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 93 replies · 1+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 13, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "It means all the world to us to know that there are prayer circles out there and people who are keeping the spirits clean around us," First Lady Michelle Obama said on the "Tom Joyner Morning Show" today.
  • Holder Vows Equal Enforcement, Calls Allegations To Contrary "Simply False"

    10/04/2010 7:16:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 23 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 10/4/10 | Mike Levine
    Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday pushed backed against those who accuse the Justice Department of enforcing civil rights laws based on race, saying people need to just "look at the facts." "The notion that we are enforcing any civil rights laws -- voting or others -- on the basis of race, ethnicity or gender is simply false," Holder said. For more than a year, Republicans and others have been questioning why the Obama administration reversed course on a federal lawsuit against two members of the New Black Panther Party, who were videotaped outside a
  • Voodoo Used to Influence Outcome of Mortgage Fraud Case

    06/09/2010 10:08:25 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 8 replies · 56+ views
    Mortgage Fraud Blog ^ | June 7, 2010 | Mortgage Fraud Blog
    Voodoo Used to Influence Outcome of Mortgage Fraud Case Ruben Hernandez, 34, California, owner of Downey Motorcars, and co-defendant Joel Rodriguez, 45, a California resident, owner of Coast to Coast Mortgage, were sentenced in a mortgage fraud case. Hernandez and Rodriguez were convicted by a jury on May 6, 2010. Hernandez was found guilty of four counts of filing a false application and three counts of grand theft. He received a 12 year sentence. Rodriguez was convicted of six counts of filing a false application and five counts of grand theft. He received a 12 year, 8 month sentence. Hernandez...
  • Man tried voodoo, black magic against prosecutor and investigators, authorities allege (CA)

    06/05/2010 12:51:12 PM PDT · by ulster · 21 replies · 635+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | 6-2-10 | Richard Winton
    “The star attractions were these three effigy dolls dunked upside down in this brown liquid. One of them had my name, and the other two had the names of investigators.” Each doll had pins in its eyes, he said. Attached to the dolls was the case number in the criminal charges. Hanrahan said that inside the home on Thorndike Road investigators also found their names wrapped around a baseball bat. “Even the U.S. marshals were spooked,” he said. Officials decided to find out the background of the shrine, with help of a UCLA professor.
  • Mexico Drugs War: Police Use 'Voodoo' to Win Desperate Battle Against Violent Cartels

    03/24/2010 12:00:42 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 9 replies · 1,652+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 23 Mar 2010 | Andrew Hough
    Mexican authorities have turned to bizarre rituals including voodoo as they attempt to win the violent war against the country’s ruthless drug gangs holding the country to ransom. Police in Tijuana, a city just south of the US/Mexican border near San Diego, have resorted to the strange rituals, which also include animal sacrifice and spirit tattoos amid claims they are “running scared” of the savage trafficking gangs. During the rituals, priests slaughter chickens on full moon nights on beaches and smear police with the blood while using prayers to evoke spirits to help protect them from drug cartels battling over...
  • Voodoo Dialogue (Jews who practice the Haitian Voodoo Religion!!!)

    02/22/2010 4:41:23 AM PST · by pinochet · 20 replies · 603+ views
    The Jewish Week ^ | Jonathan Mark
    Voodoo Dialogue by Jonathan Mark, Associate Editor [...]There is Jewish-Christian dialogue; Jewish-Muslim dialogue; Jewish-Hindu dialogue; Jewish-Buddhist dialogue; rabbis have met with the pope, the Dalai Lama and imams, but Voodoo dialogue is the ecumenical stepchild. An informal round of phone calls to rabbis turned up nothing. Voodoo gets a laugh; to most Jews it’s a punchline. Even Clal-The National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership, an organization that, decades ago, was one of the pioneers in serious interfaith understanding, has yet to meet its first houngan, mambo or manbo (Voodoo priests). And yet, out on the street, there is more...
  • Tension among Haiti's religions grows after quake

    02/12/2010 6:42:31 PM PST · by Touch Not the Cat · 16 replies · 491+ views
    knx1070 ^ | Feb 12, 7:21 PM EST | PAISLEY DODDS
    The catastrophe has driven a wedge between Haiti's religions as Christian groups make inroads among shaken Voodoo followers - some drawn by the steady flow of aid through evangelical missions and others frightened by a disaster they saw as a warning from God. "People see rice being distributed in front of churches and those homeless now needing papers are being offered baptism certificates that can act as identity documents," Voodoo priest Max Beauvoir told The Associated Press before speaking at Friday's service. "The horrible thing though is that by rejecting Voodoo these people are rejecting their ancestors and history. Voodoo...
  • Haiti and the Voodoo Curse: The cultural roots of the country's endless misery.

    02/06/2010 6:02:35 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 86 replies · 2,140+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | February 5, 2010 | Lawrence Harrison
    Haiti has received billions of dollars in foreign aid over the last 50 years, and yet it remains the least developed country in the Western Hemisphere. Its indicators of progress are closer to Africa's than to those of Latin America. It has defied all development prescriptions. Why? Because Haiti's culture is powerfully influenced by its religion, voodoo. Voodoo is one of numerous spirit-based religions common to Africa. It is without ethical content. Its followers believe that their destinies are controlled by hundreds of capricious spirits who must be propitiated through voodoo ceremonies. It is a species of the sorcery religions...
  • Haiti earthquake: Voodoo high priest claims aid monopolised by Christians....

    Haiti's voodoo high priest has claimed believers have been discriminated against by evangelical Christians who are monopolising aid sent to the earthquake-stricken country.... Max Beauvoir, Haiti's "supreme master" of voodoo, alleged his faith's opponents had deliberately prevented much-needed help from reaching followers of the religion, which blends the traditional beliefs of West African slaves with Roman Catholicism. "The evangelicals are in control and they take everything for themselves," he claimed. "They have the advantage that they control the airport where everything is stuck. They take everything they get to their own people and that's a shame Christians have also been...
  • Haiti earthquake: voodoo high priest claims aid monopolised by Christians

    02/01/2010 12:27:22 AM PST · by Cheap_Hessian · 21 replies · 907+ views
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | February 1, 2010 | Nick Allen
    Haiti's voodoo high priest has claimed believers have been discriminated against by evangelical Christians who are monopolising aid sent to the earthquake-stricken country. Max Beauvoir, Haiti's "supreme master" of voodoo, alleged his faith's opponents had deliberately prevented much-needed help from reaching followers of the religion, which blends the traditional beliefs of West African slaves with Roman Catholicism. "The evangelicals are in control and they take everything for themselves," he claimed. "They have the advantage that they control the airport where everything is stuck. They take everything they get to their own people and that's a shame. "Everyone is suffering the...
  • Voodoo in Haiti (link only)

    01/31/2010 9:46:22 PM PST · by ruralvoter · 6 replies · 377+ views
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  • Haiti, moving forward (An inch at a time.)

    01/26/2010 5:51:04 AM PST · by IbJensen · 4 replies · 192+ views
    Miami Herald ^ | January 26, 2010 | John Kerry
    Led by the United States, the United Nations and humanitarian relief agencies, the world is rushing to help Haiti recover from the devastating earthquake that struck the country. The beleaguered people of Haiti have demonstrated a spirit of resilience and patience in the face of this calamity, but they cannot recover without sustained help from the outside world. Even as we do everything in our power to heal this urgent misery, the United States must lead the way in using this humanitarian crisis to begin reversing the poverty and environmental degradation that plagued Haiti long before this tragedy while continuing...
  • A Revival in Haiti (video of Witch Dr renouncing Voodooism)

    01/25/2010 5:53:45 AM PST · by Tom Hawks · 2 replies · 527+ views
    When we hear and see the devastation left by the earthquake in Haiti, many will inevitably wonder how anything good can come out of it all. We feel that way when personal disasters strike, whether it follows a car accident, a house burning down, or even the sudden death of a loved one. However, as Christians we are told that it is not this world we are promised, but the next one that Christ will bring when He returns to judge the world. So we as sojourners here on earth, must look at this world as a place that is...
  • A Revival in Haiti (short video included of Witch Doctor renouncing Voodoo @ site)

    01/24/2010 7:35:37 AM PST · by OneVike · 15 replies · 701+ views
    Enterprise Record Post Scripts ^ | 1/24/10 | Chuck NESS
    When we hear and see the devastation left by the earthquake in Haiti, many will inevitably wonder how anything good can come out of it all. We feel that way when personal disasters strike, whether it follows a car accident, a house burning down, or even the sudden death of a loved one. However, as Christians we are told that it is not this world we are promised, but the next one that Christ will bring when He returns to judge the world. So we as sojourners here on earth, must look at this world as a place that is...
  • Haiti and a Loving God: Pat Robertson answered the wrong question

    01/19/2010 10:42:47 PM PST · by j_marie · 11 replies · 668+ views
    Bipolarman Blog via Articlesbase ^ | January 18th, 2010 | Richard Jarzynka
    Skeptics, atheists, and agnostics, have every reason to ask me, as a Christian, how my loving God could allow the earthquake in Haiti. And, as a Christian, I must face the fact that God, indeed, could have prevented the quake and spared the Haitian people such agony. And yet He chose to allow it.
  • Haiti and the Pat Robertson Paradox

    01/22/2010 6:50:31 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 24 replies · 1,135+ views
    AOL News ^ | 1-22-10 | Jeffrey Weiss
    Here's the Pat Robertson paradox: Maybe the overwhelming condemnation of his comments about Haiti following the earthquake is evidence of how much religion continues to matter to many Americans. In case you missed it, Robertson said this on the 700 Club: "Something happened a long time ago in Haiti, and people might not want to talk about it. They were under the heel of the French. You know, Napoleon III and whatever. And they got together and swore a pact to the devil. They said, 'We will serve you if you will get us free from the French.' True story....
  • What is more troubling than Pat Robertson's remarks?

    01/19/2010 1:00:06 PM PST · by mlizzy · 53 replies · 1,309+ views
    RenewAmerica ^ | 01-19-10 | Selwyn Duke
  • Haiti: Victim of Clinton's Old Black Magic

    02/20/2004 8:50:39 PM PST · by freebacon · 20 replies · 824+ views ^ | February 20, 2004 | Lowell Ponte
    Haiti: Victim of Clinton's Old Black MagicBy Lowell | February 20, 2004 ONCE AGAIN HAITIAN PRESIDENT JOHN-BERTRAND ARISTIDE may be ousted by his citizens, who began a new rebellion against his tyrannical rule on February 5. After Aristide was removed by a military coup in 1991, President Bill Clinton in 1994 sent 20,000 U.S. troops to Haiti to restore to power this former Roman Catholic Priest and advocate for Leftist Liberation Theology who once called Cuban Marxist dictator Fidel Castro his “greatest personal hero.”  “There is frankly no enthusiasm” for sending armed U.S. troops to secure Aristide’s presidency again,...
  • Head Voodoo Priest Protests Haiti’s Mass Burials, Fear of Zombies

    01/18/2010 7:04:04 PM PST · by rbosque · 61 replies · 1,806+ views
    (ChattahBox)—The head Voodoo priest of Haiti is sickened by the desecration of dead bodies, as they are unceremoniously collected off of the city streets and hurled into mass graves. In a nation where many people practice Voodoo, the supernatural prospect of Zombies rising from the mass graves to prey on the living, is a real fear. Since a powerful earthquake flattened the poor Caribbean nation of Haiti into mounds of rubble on Tuesday, the shocked survivors have roamed the streets littered with rotting corpses and the overwhelming stench of death. In a nation without an infrastructure during the best of...
  • Haitians everywhere united by faith (MSM Defense of Voodoo Barf Alert)

    01/18/2010 3:33:04 PM PST · by SkyPilot · 23 replies · 703+ views
    CNN ^ | 18 Jan 10 | Jessica Ravitz
    Decatur, Georgia (CNN) -- Given all their country and people have been through, between political upheavals, human rights abuses, hurricanes, abject poverty and last week's earthquake, "If Haitians were constantly questioning their faith, they would all be atheists." These words came from the Rev. Eric Hill as he prepared to lead Haitian Mass Sunday at Saints Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Decatur, Georgia. Some of the 100 Haitian parishioners who gathered raised their hands to the heavens in praise, grateful their loved ones had been found. Others bowed their heads and clenched their hands for those lost, still missing...
  • President of Haiti meets with Chief Voodoo Priest

    01/18/2010 2:46:52 PM PST · by conimbricenses · 31 replies · 1,215+ views
    Some Voodoo priests in Haiti, meanwhile, have expressed their dismay at the way in which bodies have been thrown into mass graves. “It is not in our culture to bury people in such a fashion,” said chief Voodoo priest Max Beauvoir at a meeting with President Rene Preval. “The conditions in which bodies are being buried is not respecting the dignity of these people.”
  • Haiti's Voodoo Priests Object to Mass Burials (fears it will cause a zombie infestation)

    01/18/2010 2:00:01 PM PST · by conimbricenses · 89 replies · 2,717+ views
    Reuters ^ | Reuters
    PORT-AU-PRINCE (Reuters) - Haiti's voodoo priests are objecting to anonymous mass burials as an improper way to handle the tens of thousands of dead from the earthquake -- and have taken their complaint to President Rene Preval. Dumping the dead in hurriedly excavated mass graves without proper rites is seen as desecration in a country where many believe in zombies -- dead bodies brought back to life by supernatural forces who could persecute the living.
  • Will an earthquake be necessary?

    01/18/2010 12:05:58 PM PST · by juliosevero · 3 replies · 439+ views
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Will an earthquake be necessary?  Lessons of Haiti for a Lula administration avid to promote Afro-Brazilian religions as “culture”  Julio Severo  Before the immense tragedy of the earthquake in Haiti, where dozens of thousands died, Gerge Samuel Antoine, the consul of Haiti in São Paulo, Brazil, was sincere enough — and also politically incorrect — to the tragedy to the religion of Haitians. The official religion of Haiti, a nation overwhelmingly formed by African slaves’ descendants, is voodoo.  Voodoo is a religion from Africa that, as Afro-Brazilian candomblé, mixed elements of the Catholic rulers’ religion. As in candomblé, rituals in...
  • What did Pat Robertson actually say?

    01/18/2010 9:49:27 AM PST · by ElainaVer · 17 replies · 702+ views
    Pat Robertson said the Haiti earthquake was the result of a pact with the devil
  • Fear of the poor is hampering Haiti rescue [America's fault!!]

    01/18/2010 8:53:51 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies · 1,503+ views
    The London Times ^ | January 18, 2010 | Linda Polman
    Aid workers have already baptised the earthquake in Haiti a “historical disaster”. It will rate high in the annals of the humanitarian aid world because of the number of victims and scale of the destruction. But the rescue operation is also becoming notorious for the slowness with which aid is reaching the victims. Five days after the quake hit, many places are still largely bereft of international aid. Not through lack of funds, supplies or emergency experts. Those are all pouring in from dozens of countries. But most of the aid — and aid workers — seems stuck at the...
  • Five Superstitions That Harm Haiti

    01/18/2010 7:35:31 AM PST · by Ed Hudgins · 22 replies · 1,316+ views
    The Atlas Society - The Center for Objectivism ^ | January 16, 2010 | Edward Hudgins
    The earthquake in Haiti that has resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and inflicted untold misery on the inhabitants of that country has also brought to the fore five superstitions that have inflicted or will inflict even more misery on those poor people. 1) God’s revengeThe first superstition is reflected in the nonsense spewed from the mouth of Rev. Pat Robertson, host of The 700 Club TV show and long-time Christian nutcase. Robertson alleged that the earthquake was caused by God’s vengeance on the Haitians. They had apparently made a pact with the Devil several hundred years ago that...
  • Shut Up Pat Robertson...[cartoon]

    01/18/2010 6:54:28 AM PST · by DecoyJames · 24 replies · 829+ views
    Who donates to this man? Where the heck does he get the money to continue?
  • Why God Hates Haiti - The frustrating theology of suffering.

    01/17/2010 5:21:04 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 50 replies · 1,762+ views
    Newsweek ^ | Jan 15, 2010 | Lisa Miller
    Why God Hates Haiti The frustrating theology of suffering. By Lisa Miller | NEWSWEEK Published Jan 15, 2010 From the magazine issue dated Jan 25, 2010 Haiti is surely a Job among nations. It is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere: half its population lives on less than a dollar a day. With 98 percent of its forests felled and burned for firewood, Haiti is uniquely vulnerable to flooding from hurricanes. In 2008 four storms in as many weeks left a million homeless. Haiti has an infant-mortality rate worse than that of many African nations, and its people are...