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Date: February 10, 2015

Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court’s signal on gay marriage. Judicial defiance in Alabama: Same-sex marriages begin, but most counties refuse.

WEB Notes: There is no doubt in my mind the events of our world are picking up pace rapidly. This topic is huge in my opinion. Our country was once the beacon of freedom and together we stood with God. Now those days are a distant memory and 2 Peter 2:6 sticks out to me here. God will not be mocked and for a nation that is suppose to “Trust in God” we have failed Him miserably. On an individual level you keep on serving our Father and take note of what is transpiring in the world. 

Justice Thomas objects to Supreme Court’s signal on gay marriage
(Source: MyWayNews) – The Supreme Court is inappropriately signaling it intends to clear the way for gay marriage across the nation, Justice Clarence Thomas complained Monday in a stinging dissent to the court’s refusal to block the start of same-sex marriages in Alabama.

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Greece’s leaders stun Europe with escalating defiance

(Source: Telegraph) – Greece’s finance minister Yanis Varoufakis has spelled out the negotiating strategy of the Syriza government with crystal clarity.

“Exit from the euro does not even enter into our plans, quite simply because the euro is fragile. It is like a house of cards. If you pull away the Greek card, they all come down,” he said.

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US to appoint gay rights envoy

(Source: Times of Israel) – The United States will appoint an openly gay official as a special envoy to promote the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people overseas, the US State Department said Friday.

State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said US Secretary of State John Kerry would “soon” make the appointment.

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Republican FCC Member Warns Net Neutrality Is Not Neutral

(Source: Breitbart) – Ajit Pai, the sole Republican Commissioner on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), inferred in a Tweet that President Barack Obama’s secret, 332-page “Net Neutrality” document is a scheme for federal micro-managing of the Internet to extract billions in new taxes from consumers and again enforce progressives’ idea of honest, equitable, and balanced content fairness.
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The monarch massacre: Nearly a billion butterflies have vanished

WEB Notes: We are hearing reports of animals dying off all over the globe. The weather is also extremely erratic and does not seem to fall within its season anymore.

(Source: Washington Post) – Threatened animals like elephants, porpoises and lions grab all the headlines, but what’s happening to monarch butterflies is nothing short of a massacre. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service summed it up in just one grim statistic on Monday: Since 1990, about 970 million have vanished.

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Samsung: Don’t discuss personal info in front of TV. Report Sees Weak Security in Cars’ Wireless Systems.

Samsung: Don’t discuss personal info in front of TV
(Source: WND) – Your SmartTV just might be smarter than you think.

Did you know someone might be listening on the other end of your TV?

Would you have guessed that many someones are indeed listening if you are using a voice-recognition SmartTV?

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Snow sets historic records in Boston

(Source: ABC) – Is this a list you want to be on?

The “snowmaggedon” of the past two weeks moved Boston into the top 10 snowiest winters of all time on Monday.

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Strong eruption of Fuego volcano, Guatemala

(Video, Source: The Watchers) – Activity at Guatemala’s Fuego volcano significantly increased late February 7, 2015 when series of strombolian-type explosions sent water vapor and ash up to 6 km into the air and temporarily closed international La Aurora airport.

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