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 […]

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 […]

Mark of The Beast ID Card Idea Is Back

Objections are being raised over a proposed immigration reform measure that involves a provision calling for a national ID card. Senators Charles Schumer (D-New York) and Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) have proposed the biometric national ID card, but a coalition of groups has written a letter voicing opposition to it. John Whitehead, president of the […]

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 […]

Pope Calls For A True World Political Authority

Pope Benedict XVI on Tuesday condemned the “grave deviations and failures” of capitalism exposed by the financial crisis and issued a strong call for ” to oversee a return to ethics in the global economy. The pontiff’s call for stronger government regulation was made in his third and eagerly awaited encyclical, Charity in Truth, which […]

Cashless Society By 2012, Says Visa Chief

Peter Ayliffe said that, by 2012, using credit and debit cards should be cheaper and more convenient than cash. Some retailers could soon start surcharging customers if they choose to buy products with cash, because of the greater cost of processing these payments, he warned. Visa Europe briefed the British Retail Consortium last month on […]

Cash To Become Extinct As Chips Take Off

Cash is accelerating down the path to extinction as new technologies threaten to mark the end of loose change within a decade. Bank and credit union bosses say cash won’t be alone, with wallets and credit cards also likely to disappear too. They told The Advertiser’s round table forum that cash and cards will be […]