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May 18 - UK surveillance program could expose private lives
Artical: One World Government
British officials have
given their word: "We won't read your emails." But experts say
the government's proposed new surveillance program will gather so much
data that spooks won't have to read your messages to guess what you're
The U.K. Home Office
stresses it won't be reading the content of every Britons'
communications, saying the data it
seeks "is NOT the content of any communication." It is, however, looking
for information about who's sending the message and to whom, where it's
sent from and other details, including a message's length and its
unveiled last week as part of the government's annual legislative
program, is just a draft bill, so it could be modified or scrapped. But
if passed in its current form, it would
put a huge amount of personal data at the government's disposal, which
it could use to deduce a startling amount about Britons' private lives -
from sleep patterns to driving habits or even infidelity.
"We're really entering a whole new phase of
analysis based on the data that we can collect,"
said Gerald Kane, an information systems expert at Boston College.
"There is quite a lot you can learn."
THEY'LL SEE THE RED
Did you know how fast
you were going? Your phone does.
sent a text from London before stepping behind the wheel, and a second
one from a service station outside Manchester three hours later,
authorities could infer that you broke the speed limit to cover the
roughly 200 miles that separate the two.
Lawyers don't need sophisticated
data mining software to spot evidence of infidelity or hints of hidden
wealth when they review phone records or text traffic, he said.
"One name, one phone number that's not on our
client's radar, and our curiosity is piqued," he said. The more the
communication - a late-night text sent to a work colleague, an
unexplained international phone call - is out of character, "the more of
a red flag we see."
THEY'LL KNOW WHEN
The ebb and flow of
electronic communication -that call to your mother just before bed, that
early-morning email to your boss saying you'll be late - frames our
waking lives. "You can figure
somebody's sleep patterns, their weekly pattern of work,"
said Tony Jebara, a Columbia University expert on
artificial intelligence. In 2006, he helped found New York-based Sense
Networks, which crunches phone data to do just that.
"You can quickly figure out when somebody lost their
job," Jebara said, adding: "Credit card companies have been interested
in that for a while."
THEY'LL KNOW WHO'S
Drill down, and
communication can reveal remarkably rich information. For example,
does office worker A answer office worker
B's missives within minutes of the message being sent? Does B often
leave colleagues' emails unanswered for hours on end? If so, B probably
stands for "boss."
THEY'LL KNOW WHO
YOU'RE TALKING TO
Seeing how networks
of people communicate isn't just about finding your boss. It's about
figuring out who your friends are.
Programs already exist to determine the density of communications -
something that can identify close groups of friends or family without
even knowing who's who. If one user is identified as suspicious, then
users closest to him or her might get a second look as well.
"Let's say we find out somebody in the U.K. is a terrorist," said Kane.
"You know exactly who he talks to on
almost every channel, so BOOM you know his 10 closest contacts. Knowing
that information not only allows you to go to his house, but allows you
to go to their houses as well."
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May 28 - Bilderberg power masters meet in the US
Artical: One World Government
Every time a Bilderberg Meeting takes place,
important things happen. The last time
they met in the US was an election year, 2008 - and the world got Obama.
This year they're back in the US: will they decide who the next
president will be?
When in 2008 they gathered from June 5 to 8
in Chantilly, Virginia - just a stone's throw from the Washington DC -
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton were neck-in-neck in the battle for the
Democratic Party's presidential candidacy.
On June 5 of that year, Barack and Hillary mysteriously
"disappeared" for some hours "somewhere in the DC area." Their agendas
blocked out, they clearly sneaked off to "Meet the Bilderbergers."
Be that as it may,
two days later, Hillary withdrew from the race and
Obama became the presidential candidate. Did Bilderberg make Hillary "an
offer she couldn't refuse" to clear the way for Obama to the White
House? Did they promise her that she would become his Secretary of
So what exactly is Bilderberg?
It's neither an organization nor a lobby.
The "Bilderberg Meetings," as they dub themselves in their (apparently)
official website www.bilderbergmeetings.com, is a "by-invitation-only"
club of around 140 very high-power people from business, finance, oil,
politics, media, industry, academia and nobility who come together in a
very private no-media / no cameras / extremely-tight-security
surroundings to discuss Well
there's the rub: what exactly do they discuss?
Though very high up on the Pyramid,
Bilderberg is not the Global Elite's power center. Rather, Bilderberg is
a key group within a much more vast, more complex, less centralized, and
highly effective Global Power Network, where they interact and overlap
with other organizations, clubs, lobbies and groups, all having common
economic, financial, social and (geo)political objectives in the
Globalist Agenda. This includes such
key entities as the New York-based Council on Foreign Relations
(long-term geopolitical planners), its London-based sister entity Royal
Institute of International Affairs (aka "Chatham House"), RAND Corp.,
CSIS, the American Enterprise Institute (strategic affairs specialists),
Tavistock Institute in London (mass psychology research), the Carnegie
Endowment, and the Trilateral Commission "umbrella" entity (founded 1973
by Rockefeller / Morgan / Rothschild interests, geared to coordinating
the Americas, Europe and the East). These so-called "Think Tanks" in
turn interact with consultancies like Kissinger Associates, The Carlyle
Group (specializing in oil strategies and having the Bush, Bin Laden and
Baker families as key shareholders), or Trilateralist Claus Schwab's
World Economic Forum.
Thus, Bilderberg is basically part of
that very powerful Global Private Power Web; a "node" so to speak
And a very powerful one at that!!
It's therefore no surprise to see that last year's attendee list looks
like a Who's Who of banking, industrial and media CEO top brass:
Deutsche Bank, HSBC, CitiCorp, European
Central Bank, US Federal Reserve Bank, Lazard Frères, JPMorgan Chase,
Goldman Sachs, Barclays, World Bank, Bank of Canada, AXA, Royal Dutch
Shell, BP, Fiat, Nestle, Novartis, Coca-Cola, Airbus, Eni, Telecom
Italy, ExxonMobil, Alcoa, Marks & Spencer, Die Zeit, The Economist.
Bilderberg's high-power participants interact with, and are
cross-represented on, the global private power web through membership
and directorship in the Trilateral Commission, CFR, AEI, governments,
corporations, banks, media and others.
Interestingly, also in attendance are
founders and top executives of giant Internet management and
intelligence gathering companies as Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and
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May 26 - Students will be tracked via chips in IDs
Artical: Technology For Global Monetary System
School District plans to track students next
year on two of its campuses using technology implanted in their student
identification cards in a trial that could eventually include all 112 of its
schools and all of its nearly 100,000 students.
District officials said the Radio Frequency Identification
System (RFID) tags
would improve safety by allowing them to locate students - and count them more
accurately at the beginning of the school day to help offset cuts in state
funding, which is partly based on attendance.
Northside, the largest school district in Bexar County,
plans to modify the ID cards next year for all
students attending John Jay High School, Anson Jones Middle School and all
special education students who ride district buses. That will add up to about
"We want to harness the power of (the) technology to make schools safer, know
where our students are all the time in a school, and increase revenues,"
district spokesman Pascual Gonzalez said.
"Parents expect that we always know where their children
are, and this technology will help us do that."
Chip readers on campuses and on school buses can detect a student's location but
can't track them once they leave school property. Only authorized administrative
officials will have access to the information, Gonzalez
"This way we can see if a student is at the
nurse's office or elsewhere on campus, when they normally are counted for
attendance in first period," he said.
The district plans to spend $525,065 to implement the pilot program and $136,005
per year to run it, but it will more than pay for itself, predicted Steve
Bassett, Northside's assistant superintendent for budget and finance.
If successful, Northside would get $1.7 million next year from both higher
attendance and Medicaid reimbursements for busing special education students,
But the payoff could be a lot bigger if the
program goes district wide, Bassett said.
In Tuesday's board debate, trustee M'Lissa M. Chumbley said
she worried that
parents might feel the technology violated their children's privacy rights. She
didn't want administrators tracking teachers' every move if they end up
outfitted with the tags, she added. "I think this is overstepping our bounds and
is inappropriate," Chumbley said. "I'm honestly uncomfortable about this."
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May 28 - Black Gay and Lesbian Pastors Merge Churches to Promote 'Radically Inclusive' Theology
Artical: Perilous Times
Two predominantly black
congregations in Harlem, NY., where the
respective pastors are gay and lesbian, have merged to fight for
homosexuality to be accepted by the Church, giving their congregation
the message, "He (Jesus) got up so I can come out. He got up for you can
come out!" However, their promotion that God created people gay has been
firmly rejected by mainstream Churches, who maintain that the Bible
clearly identifies homosexuality as a sin.
The Rivers at Rehoboth combines two similar
philosophies upheld by the two previous churches -
a message of being "Radically Inclusive," which
preaches that Jesus Christ accepted all people no matter their
circumstance; and "Gay by God," which is based on the notion that God
created all people in his image, gays and lesbians included.
doctrine of "Radically Inclusive" has been condemned by some who rebuke
the idea that Jesus accepts all people regardless of whether people have
repented of their sins. The promotion that God "created" people gay has
also been rejected by mainstream Christianity.
Rivers at Rehoboth church insists in
its articles of faith that it not only accepts gay
and lesbian people; it celebrates all who are marginalized by society
for their "uniqueness."
The issue of black churches and homosexual
affirmation has long been a controversial one, though
most black pastors and congregations in America
stand behind the traditional definition of marriage as between one man
and one woman.
In his argument that most African-American pastors
believe that homosexual behavior is sinful, CP contributor and Nebraska
pastor Dan Delzell expressed, "President Obama is leading the way on gay
marriage for what he hopes will be a large following of black pastors
and their congregations. Many black
pastors are not following his lead. The vast majority of pastors in the
black community do not want the children in their church being taught
that homosexual behavior is no longer sinful."
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June 4 - Survey Reveals Increase in Number of 'Worldly Christians'
Artical: Unbiblical Christianity
An online quiz started a
year ago that examines how consistently
Christians are living out the teachings of Jesus
Christ has found an increase in the number of believers who are
"Christians in name only."
"The results are disturbing, as 1 in 3
self-proclaimed Christians admit they rarely live the teachings of Jesus
Christ," said R. Brad White, the founder of Changing
the Face of Christianity, which created the test. "Our mission is to
reverse negative Christian stereotypes by helping Christians become more
like Jesus Christ. And so, our goal is to work with local churches and
to help transform these unChristians into spiritually mature Christians
who walk the walk, and better represent our faith to the world."
The nonprofit Christian
education organization released last week the results of the anonymous
self-assessment test, which asked
Christians how they would act in real-life dilemmas and sought to
determine whether respondents were "Far from Christ," a "Worldly
Christian," a "Good Christian," or a "Spiritually Mature Christian."
Started in 2011, the results initially indicated that one in four scored
as "Worldly Christians," or "Christians in name only" as the
organization describes them, but now, the latest results show that the
number has risen from 23.7 percent to 30.9 - or almost 1 in 3 who are
now "Worldly Christians."
More than 1,500 people
have responded to the quiz, which was started in Sept. 2011 and
collected results up to April 2012. In the three other categories,
only 2.9 percent ranked in the "Far From
Christ" section, 38.5 percent were "Good Christians," while 27.8 percent
were "Spiritually Mature Christians."
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