Prophecy in today's headlines

Meet The Face of Big Brother in Australia

The State Government is quietly compiling a mathematical map of almost every adult’s face, sharing information that allows law enforcement to track people by CCTV. Experts said yesterday few people realized their facial features were being recorded in an RTA database of drivers license photos that the Government has allowed both state and federal police […]

Obama Call for International Order Raises Questions

President Obama is facing criticism for his declaration over the weekend that he would seek a new “international order,” with some questioning how much U.S. sovereignty the administration is willing to cede in exchange for more global cooperation. Obama, delivering the commencement speech Saturday at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, said that “stronger […]

Looking For Someone? Soon You May Be Able To Search Barcode

Scientists tag animals to monitor their behavior and keep track of endangered species. Now some futurists are asking whether all of mankind should be tagged too. Looking for a loved one? Just Google his microchip. The chips, called radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, emit a simple radio signal akin to a bar code, anywhere, anytime. […]

The Believe System – New National ID Card Causes Concern

The idea of a National biometric ID card is stunning in itself, and the name may be even more surprising. The Believe System,an acronym for Biometric Enrollment, Locally stored Information and Electronic Verification of Employment, and it’s got many civil liberties groups concerned. A plan by Senate Democratic leaders to reform the nation’s immigration laws […]

One Third of Americans Say Own Government A Threat

Nearly one out of three Americans view the US government as a “major threat” to their freedoms, and four out of five say they don’t trust Washington to solve their problems, according to a new poll out Monday.Just 19 percent say they are “basically content” with the federal government, against 56 percent who say they […]

National ID Card at Center of Immigration Plan

Lawmakers working to craft a new comprehensive immigration bill have settled on a way to prevent employers from hiring illegal immigrants: a national biometric identification card all American workers would eventually be required to obtain. Under the potentially controversial plan still taking shape in the Senate, all legal U.S. workers, including citizens and immigrants, would […]

China PLA Officer Urges Challenging U.S. Dominance

China should build the world’s strongest military and move swiftly to topple the United States as the global “champion,” a senior Chinese PLA officer says in a new book reflecting swelling nationalist ambitions. The call for China to abandon modesty about its global goals and “sprint to become world number one” comes from a Peoples […]

Head of IMF Proposes New Global Reserve Currency

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund, suggested Friday the organization might one day be called on to provide countries with a global reserve currency that would serve as an alternative to the U.S. dollar. “That day has not yet come, but I think it is intellectually healthy to explore these kinds of […]