The immigration bill under review by the Senate Judiciary Committee could mandate the creation of a national biometric database to identify residents in the U.S. Read more: National ID system comes a step closer to reality after ‘plan for biometric database of all Americans’ is revealed in immigration bill under review in the Senate | [...]
Former presidential candidate Ron Paul is riling up his loyal fan base to protest the ‘Gang of Eight’ bill. Read more: [WATCH] Ron Paul riles up supporters to stop so-called National ID system in ‘Gang of 8′ bill.
Hold on, Mr. Orwell. A bit of attention from Big Brother can be a good thing. Read more: The Case for Big Brother – By Charles Kenny | Foreign Policy.
Move over, mobile phones. There’s a new technological fix for poverty: biometric identification. Speaking at the World Bank on April 24, Nandan Nilekani, director of India’s universal identification scheme, promised that the project will be “transformational.” It “uses the most sophisticated technology … Read more: Aadhaar and other developing-world biometrics programs must protect users’ privacy. [...]
Boston bombing aftermath: Why do we need a national biometric ID card? Read more: Boston bombing aftermath: Why do we need a national biometric ID card? | Washington Times Communities.
Lockheed Martin announced Wednesday that it has just deployed Increment 3 of the FBI’s Next Generation Identification fingerprinting system. Read more: Lockheed Martin delivers updates to biometric ID system to FBI – Washington Business Journal.
The Informer on Wednesday answered a question about the federal REAL ID Act of 2005, which sets national standards for the issuing of identification cards. Documents that don’t conform to the standards can’t be used to enter federal facilities or to board flights. Read more: American Press – Home.
The 5-11 Campaign against REAL ID and similar government surveillance actions has announced its inability to continue its public service operations after May 18, 2013. Read more: National 5-11 Campaign against REAL ID falters but Texans fight on – Dallas Libertarian | Examiner.com.
Shortly after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pledged Sunday, May 19, to maintain Israeli operations in Syria against the passage of advanced Iranian weapons to the Lebanese Hizballah, Syrian troops and their Hizballah comrades stormed Al-Qasayr, the northwestern town which commands the high road from Syrian Homs to Lebanon’s Hermel Mountains. Read more: Syrian-Hizballah’s capture of Qusayr [...]
Four days after a “senior Israeli official” warned Assad through The New York Times of Wednesday, May 15 that he risks forfeiting power if he retaliates for Israeli attacks on weapons supplies to terrorists, “Israeli officials” were telling the London Times of Saturday, May 18 something quite different: “An intact, but weakened, Assad regime would be [...]
232 days – it took over 30 years for Anchorage to set a new record for the longest snow season on record. Read more: Anchorage Sets New Record for Longest Snow Season – Local News – Anchorage, AK – TODAY.com.
VATICAN CITY (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel, mindful of the importance of Christian voters in September elections, met with Pope Francis on Saturday during a quick trip to Rome that focused on helping victims of Europe’s economic crisis and emphasizing the continent’s Christian roots. Read more: Merkel and Pope talk about a ‘strong’ Europe [...]
US Secretary of State wants to restart Israeli-Palestinian talks, will meet with Livni, Palestinian leadership separately. Read more: Kerry to return this week for push on talks | JPost | Israel News.
Finance Minister Yair Lapid is working to build a “coalition within the coalition” to create a civil alternative to religious marriage in Israel, including same-sex marriage. Read more: Lapid working to pass civil, gay marriage in Israel | JPost | Israel News.
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“And after three days and an half the Spirit of life from God entered into them, and they stood upon their feet; and great fear fell upon them which saw them.” —Revelation 11:11
As pressure for an “international” solution to the Middle East problem mounts with each passing bullet, let us consider what the prophecies forecast for the…
RUSSIA has sent a dozen or more warships to patrol waters near its naval base in Syria, a build-up that US and European officials see as a new, aggressive stance meant partly to warn the West and Israel not to intervene in Syria’s bloody civil war. Read more: Russia boosts fleet off Syria | The [...]
A senior defense official claimed recently in closed conversations that Israel has erred in its estimates of how quickly Assad would fall from power in Syria. Read more: Israeli official: We underestimated Assad regime’s strength | JPost | Israel News.
Germany “stands alongside Israel” during this challenging period in the region, German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle said at the outset of a meeting Friday in Jerusalem with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. Read more: German FM: We stand by Israel during this unstable time | JPost | Israel News.
“The task force has successfully passed through the Suez Channel and entered the Mediterranean. It is the first time in decades that Pacific Fleet warships enter this region,” Read more: Russian Pacific Fleet Warships Enter Mediterranean For First Time In Decades, To Park In Cyprus | Zero Hedge.