Friday, November 22, 2013

Massacre in Syria; Prostitutes love Obamacare; Monster Gamma Ray Burst; Doorknobs...

Horror of Christian massacre in Syria
Horrific details are emerging of what has been described as the largest massacre of Christians in the Syrian civil war...
‘Largest Massacre of Christians in Syria’ Ignored

Syrians 'feel lost and without support'
...Stressing the scales of the deaths in the country, the Maronite prelate said: "[T]hey are dying where they are, in solitude and silence.

"And since all the cemeteries are already full, our only project for 2014 is to build a bigger cemetery."...

Thanks Obamacare: Prostitutes Say It Is "Truly a Blessing"
Taxpayers will be happy to know they not only fund abortions under the Affordable Care Act, they also help prostitutes stay healthy.

Prior to Obamacare, brothel workers at the Moonlight Bunny Ranch in Nevada said they were unable to find coverage under their profession...

27 Democratic Senators Who Promised You Could Keep Your Health Coverage
Including: SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY): “If you like your insurance, you keep it.” (U.S. Senate, Finance Committee, Bill Mark-Up, 9/29/09)

Four Republican Senators Haven’t Co-Sponsored Late-Term Abortion Ban
It’s no surprise Senate Democrats, who are almost unanimously pro-abortion, haven’t jumped on board. But four Republican lawmakers haven’t co-sponsored the bill either. They include: Sen. Susan Collins (Maine), Sen. Dean Heller (Nevada), Sen. Mark Kirk (Illinois), Sen. Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)...

Judge Rules Pittsburgh Catholic Church Doesn’t Have to Comply With HHS Mandate
In yet another pro-life victory against the HHS mandate that forces churches and religious groups to pay for birth control and drugs that may cause abortions for their employees, a federal judge has ruled that the Catholic Church in Pittsburgh doesn’t have to comply.

Bishop David Zubik of Pittsburgh made such a stink when he testified in court recently that he received national attention. He said would rather pay fines, no matter how much they might be that be forced to follow the directives of the abortion mandate...

Supernova blast emitted record burst of gamma rays
Astronomers have chronicled a record-setting burst of gamma rays from the violent death throes of a relatively nearby massive star that imploded into a black hole.

“This burst was a once-in-a-century cosmic event,” Hertz said during an international media briefing Thursday.

"It's much more than the energy that the sun has emitted in its whole life," said Stanford University astrophysicist Nicola Omodei, one of the authors of a series of studies analyzing the gamma ray burst published online Thursday in the journal Science... image

McDonald's restaurant turns to opera to drive out loitering teenagers
Fed up with outlet's night-time transformation into unofficial youth club, staff at an Australian McDonald's are playing classical music and opera to deter young people from loitering...

Vancouver to ban doorknobs
...The new building bylaw, to come into effect in March 2014, bans doorknobs in new homes, favouring the more accessible door handle instead.

The ban not only applies to municipal buildings such as Vancouver City Hall, where most of the treasured art deco style doorknobs will be removed, but extends to all new homes built within city limits.

The bylaw is not retroactive, so if residents won’t have to get rid of doorknobs they already have in their homes...


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