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Date: March 16, 2016 (page 1 of 2)

Bible Verse of the Day: Psalm 23:1-3

Bible Verse of the Day

Psalm 23:1-3

“The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want. He maketh me to lie down in green pastures: he leadeth me beside the still waters. He restoreth my soul: he leadeth me in the paths of righteousness for his name’s sake.”

Active volcanoes in the world: March 9 – 15, 2016

Image Courtesy: Pixabay

Image Courtesy: Pixabay

Source: The Watchers | New activity was reported for 5 volcanoes between March 9 and 15, 2016. Ongoing activity was observed at 16 volcanoes. New activity/unrest: Alaid, Kuril Islands (Russia) | Asosan, Kyushu (Japan) | Sangay, Ecuador | Santa Maria, Guatemala | Tungurahua, Ecuador……. Read more »

For the latest volcano news headlines including eruption details and map resources please visit the “Volcano News” section of our site.

Putin Stresses Need for Deeper International Cooperation Against Terrorism

WEB Notes: More discussion about unification of the world.

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Franklin Graham: ‘Zero hope in Republican Party’

Franklin Graham, the CEO of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, on Tuesday told a crowd estimated at more than 4,200 in an icy wind on the west steps of the Colorado Capitol that they as Christians need to pray for their nation, then vote, seek office, win and start running governments from Washington to the school board based on biblical principles.

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Will A Trump Presidency Really Change Anything For The Better?

A sizable portion of the American population considers themselves “conservative.” More than 38% of U.S. citizens, according to Gallup, hold conservative political and social views. Only 24% of the public considers themselves “liberal.” Now, I realize that the term “conservative” means different things to different people, so I would apply a simple rule to categorize them — a conservative is easiest to identify by his or her distaste for normally liberal ideological views. Beyond that, different factions of conservatives disagree on a whole host of issues.

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Marijuana Industry Will Add $44 Billion to Nation’s Economy by 2020

WEB Notes: Another article states the U.S. is considering ending the failed war on drugs. You better believe the main reason is to be able to tax drugs which means big money for the government.

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Obama Admits US Has Biggest Prison Population in the World

“The United States is home to 5 percent of the world’s population, but 25 percent of the world’s prisoners. Think about that. Our incarceration rate is four times higher than China’s. We keep more people behind bars than the top 35 European countries combined. And it hasn’t always been the case — this huge explosion in incarceration rates. In 1980, there were 500,000 people behind bars in America — half a million people in 1980…Today there are 2.2 million. It has quadrupled since 1980. Our prison population has doubled in the last two decades alone.”

Source: Obama Admits US Has Biggest Prison Population in the World

U.S. Ranchers On Border Plead For Help Amid Onslaught

Hundreds of distraught ranchers and other citizens living near the increasingly dangerous U.S.-Mexico border met with elected officials in the small town of Animas, New Mexico, last week to share their horror stories of lawlessness and plead for proper border security. Despite bogus claims by politicians and the Obama administration about the southern border region allegedly being “secure,” those speaking at the summit blasted the “invasion” and said the security situation was spiraling out of control. It is time for serious action, local citizens said.

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America has nearly 1/2 a million people in jail who haven’t been convicted of committing a crime

Every year, 636,000 people walk out of America’s numerous prisons, but 11 million people cycle through our jails each year!

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Senate set to vote on DARK Act TODAY, bill would criminalize any and all claims that say non-GMO food is safer

A piece of legislation that would prohibit states from enacting GMO-labeling laws, as well as make it difficult for companies wishing to voluntarily label GMOs, is expected to hit the Senate floor for a vote today. The Senate vote has been dreaded by the Right to Know movement ever since it passed the House of Representatives 275–150 in mid-July.

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Western drug companies tested products on East Germans during Cold War

For the duration of the Cold War, Western drug companies tested medication on East Germans, a medical report reveals. The companies are accused of using GDR’s dictatorship and low accountability to citizens to commercial advantage.

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Group of Russian Aircraft Leaves Syria’s Hmeymim Airbase

The next group of Russian military aircraft departed on Wednesday from Syria’s Hmeimim airbase to return to home bases.

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