WASHINGTON, April 12, 2014 — When the Social Security Act was first passed in 1935, a major objection was that the Social Security card would become a national ID card. For decades, the Social Security card issued to every American had emblazoned on it the words, “not for identification purposes.” Read More: Social Security cards […]
Prophecy loves signs from the heavens, and they will deliver Tuesday with a moonlight spectacle. Read Irvin’s thoughts on the matter: Sign of the Four Blood Moons Read More: ‘Blood moon’ will be a sight to behold during Tuesday’s total lunar eclipse | FOX13Now.com.
Ohio Homeland Security officials are asking smartphone users to “see something, send something” with the release of an app to forward reports and photos of suspicious activity. Read More: Homeland Security app: ‘See something, send something’ – Tea Party.
Communist officials in China have denied waging a “demolition campaign” against churches in the country’s most Christian regions, after reportedly ordering a dozen to be destroyed. Read More: China denies church ‘demolition campaign’ but says Christianity’s growth ‘excessive’ – Telegraph.
The US State Department said Thursday that progress was being made in US-mediated negotiations between the Israelis and Palestinians meant to keep peace talks going, but denied reports from the region that there had been an agreement. Read More: US: Gaps between Israelis and Palestinians narrowing but reports of deal are premature | JPost | […]
The Palestinian Authority PA has signed up formally to the Geneva Conventions, which set down the rules of warfare and humanitarian operations in conflict zones, the treaties’ guardian Switzerland confirmed Friday. Read More: PA to Join Geneva Conventions – Global Agenda – News – Israel National News.
On Wednesday at the Civil Rights Summit in Austin, Texas, former President Bill Clinton mentioned the possibility of turning Social Security cards into photo IDs as a way of counteracting voter suppression. It sparked immediate reaction from the left and the right — it’s the thread of an idea that has provoked controversy many times […]
The European Commission has adopted a new approach to the enlargement policy, with focus on the economy, aiming to enable the better coordination between the candidate countries and the Union. It is expected to allow for the faster implementation of reforms, with the goal of economic development. Serbia has commenced the accession talks in January […]