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U.N. set to implicitly recognize Palestinian state, despite threats
(Reuters) – The U.N. General Assembly is set to implicitly recognize a sovereign state of Palestine on Thursday despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinian Authority by withholding much-needed funds for the West Bank government.
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Download the 2012 Fall edition of the Your Appointed Time Update
The special Fall 2012 edition of Your Appointed Time Update is now available for download. In this issue we deal with the issue of the president and his faith. Can we separate the candidate and their faith as we are being asked to do with Mitt Romney, a passionate member of the Mormon Church, with such contrary doctrines to the Bible, or can we neglect... [Read more]
Investors (China?) buying up U.S. farmland at an alarming rate
(NaturalNews) There are arguably a number of varying factors influencing the mass farmland sell-off currently taking place in the American Midwest. One thing seems certain, though — America's once-treasured farming tradition is quickly fading into history as the next generation of Americans abandon rural life, and investors come in... [Read more]
USDA revises corn, soybean crop estimates dramatically lower
The U.S. Department of Agriculture gave its assessment of the historic drought Friday, forecasting national corn production at 10.8 billion bushels, down 13% from 2011 and the lowest production since 2006.
Analysts knew lower projections were coming but "this is a substantial drop. Wow," says Harry Kaiser, head of the Food and Agricultural... [Read more]
Rahm: “Chick-fil-A Values Are Not Chicago Values”
Officials in at least three cities have vowed to block efforts to open Chick-fil-A restaurants after the company’s president told reporters that he supported the traditional definition of marriage – and warned that redefining marriage might bring God’s judgment on the nation.
“Chick-fil-A values are not Chicago values,”... [Read more]
Satellites reveal sudden Greenland ice melt
The surface of Greenland's massive ice sheet has melted this month over an unusually large area, Nasa has said.
Scientists said the "unprecedented" melting took place over a larger area than has been detected in three decades of satellite observation.
Melting even occurred at Greenland's coldest and highest place, Summit station.
The... [Read more]
Food Crisis Update as Earth Summit Celebrates 20 Years
As Agenda 21 celebrates its 20th anniversary in Rio this week, "The number of undernourished women and young children could increase 20% and affect one of every five within a decade because of climate change's impact on food production," according to a USA Today report. Apparently, hoards of angry protestors have convened on... [Read more]
Racing toward a cashless society
This email from the Sovereign Investor is qute alarming on one hand, and the other it should confirm what any student of the Bible already knows: the world is moving (quickly) towards a cashless society (Rev. 13).
As you know, the world’s paper currencies are deflating faster than a punctured balloon…
But what you may not realize... [Read more]
A White House Celebration for those who’s views have fully Evolved on Marriage
A pro-family activist who works to expose the truth about homosexuality says it was a "sad day" when President Barack Obama recently hosted a reception for radical homosexual activists at the White House.
Approximately 500 pro-homosexual and radical homosexual activists attended the reception on Friday marking "LGBT Pride Month."... [Read more]
Treasury Grants China Direct Access to Buy U.S. Bonds
In an unprecedented move, in June 2011 the U.S. Treasury Department granted the Chinese government direct-bidder status to purchase U.S. Treasuries direct from the U.S. government, reports Reuters. All other central banks must purchase U.S. Treasuries through primary dealers on Wall Street, which then place bids on their behalf at Treasury auctions.
The... [Read more]