Prophecy in today's headlines

2012 Forecast: Food Riots, Ghost Malls, Mob Rule, Terror

A trends forecaster says the current economic “rebound” from last winter’s Wall Street collapse of banks, insurance companies and automobile manufacturers is an artificial blip created by ‘phantom money printed out of thin air backed by nothing.” And Gerald Celente of TrendsResearch.com, says people right now should be bracing for “the greatest recession” which will […]

E-Mail Surveillance Renews Concerns in Congress

The National Security Agency is facing renewed scrutiny over the extent of its domestic surveillance program, with critics in Congress saying its recent intercepts of the private telephone calls and e-mail messages of Americans are broader than previously acknowledged, current and former officials said. The agency’s monitoring of domestic e-mail messages, in particular, has posed […]

Countries Form Bloc To Challenge US Dominance

With public hugs and backslaps among its leaders, a new political bloc was formed yesterday to challenge the global dominance of the United States. The first summit of heads of state of the BRIC countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China — ended with a declaration calling for a “multipolar world order”, diplomatic code for […]

Netanyahu Calls for Conditional Palestinian State

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu endorsed an independent Palestinian state beside Israel for the first time on Sunday, dramatically reversing himself in the face of U.S. pressure but attaching conditions the Palestinians swiftly rejected. A week after President Barack Obama’s address to the Muslim world, Netanyahu said the Palestinian state would have to be unarmed […]

Apocalypse Sun Creates Stir Among Scientists

It’s the sort of news that makes one’s eyes glaze over and if our prediction is correct, Solar Cycle 24 will have a peak sunspot number of 90, the lowest of any cycle since 1928 when Solar Cycle 16 peaked at 78,” said Doug Biesecker of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Space Weather Prediction […]

Federal Reserve Puzzled By Yield Curve Steepening

The Federal Reserve is studying significant moves in the U.S. government bond market last week that could have big implications for the central bank’s strategy to combat the country’s recession. But the Fed is not really sure what is driving the sharp rise in long-dated bond yields, and especially a widening gap between short and […]

Atheists Roll Out New Advertising Campaign

Campaign Slogan – In The Beginning Man Created God This provocative twist on the Bible’s opening line was plastered on the side of 25 Chicago buses this week as part of an advertising crusade by the Indiana Atheist Bus Campaign. The ads have been cruising between downtown and the city’s North and South sides, including […]

LGBT Teaching Material Chosen For California Schools

We’d all love to see the plans,” the Beatles once sang about revolution. Some Alamedans have borrowed that sentiment about the Alameda Unified School District’s proposed LGBT curriculum, saying instead, “We’d all love to see the books.” The school district’s Web site mentions the titles of the books it intends to use for the program […]