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Payday loans – a Christian perspective

First, here’s a parody of the Wonga commercial. The facts  Go to ♦Reactions ♦On Usury Go to TOP The pitch (above): Screendump from the Wonga offical webpage, showing Interest & fees £40.45 on a £111 loan! In November 2011, MP David Morris sponsored an Early Day Motion in the House of Commons reading: That this House notes … Continue reading

A bouquet of thistles
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A bouquet of thistles

Three poetic contributions to the Independence debate The ’45a: an alternative reality. 1 Song: Lament for the last battle honour of the Black Watch. 1 In Memoriam Hugh MacDiarmid. 1 The ’45a: an alternative reality He was bonnie enough, I’ll give ye that, with his Frenchified ways and perfumed hands. More suited to a Paris salon than plodging … Continue reading


Israeli court allows protesters to picket Palestinian-Jewish wedding | World news | The Guardian

Originally posted on We are all Palestinians:
Israeli Government-funded hate organisation targets Islamic wedding Lehava, which campaigns under the slogan of “saving the daughters of Israel”, and receives up to $175,000 per year from the Israeli state, over half of its operational budget, urged protesters to bring loudspeakers and horns to the wedding of Mahmoud…

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Israeli professor’s ‘rape as terror deterrent’ statement draws ire – National Israel News | Haaretz

“The only thing that can deter terrorists, like those who kidnapped the children and killed them, is the knowledge that their sister or their mother will be raped.” This assertion was made by Middle East scholar Dr. Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University about three weeks ago on an Israel Radio program. “It sounds very bad, … Continue reading

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IJAN Calls on Jews of Conscience to Take Action to Stop Israel: Let Gaza Live!

Like so many times before, Jews must take action against Israeli brutality IJAN (International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network) and Jews Against Genocide call on Jews of Conscience to “lay siege” on Israeli consulates with protests, creative actions, pickets and demonstrations and to protest events that attempt to justify Israel’s brutality against the Palestinian people.IJAN and Jews … Continue reading