Monthly Archives: December 2013

1. Only Visiting This Planet – Larry Norman


Originally posted on The Greatest Christian Albums of All Time:
ONLY VISITING THIS PLANET Larry Norman Prophet…scoundrel…poet…thief…comedian…clown…rock star…fallen star… A living, breathing contradiction in terms, Larry Norman passed away on February 24th, 2008 at the age of 60. I attended…

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The Truth About Larry Norman


Goodbye, My Friends, Goodbye Category: NewsPublished on February 24, 2010Written by Allen Flemming [This article first appeared under the title “In the Final Hours of Larry Norman” in Greater Than Magazine.] FROM: http://www.thetruthaboutlarrynorman.com/   First Baptist Church on Haight and Octavia in San Francisco 1952 … Continue reading

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Larry Norman and ONLY JUST VISITING THIS PLANET


By Kevin Stoda I had not been aware of it until today–that 2013 is the 5th anniversary of the  passing of Larry Norman, the artist of the classic ONLY JUST VISITING THIS PLANET album, the first Christian Rock album of note. … Continue reading

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In the USA, Despite Highest Long-Term Unemployment Since World War II, Benefits are Cut


Jobless Benefits Cut for 1.3 Million, Despite Highest Long-Term Unemployment Since World War II GUESTS Imara Jones, economic justice contributor for Colorlines.com. He served in the Clinton White House, where he worked on international trade policy. He recently wrote the … Continue reading

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The NSA Can “Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make”


Glenn Greenwald: The NSA Can “Literally Watch Every Keystroke You Make” from: http://www.democracynow.org/2013/12/30/glenn_greenwald_the_nsa_can_literally The German publication Der Spiegel has revealed new details about a secretive hacking unit inside the National Security Agency called the Office of Tailored Access Operations, or TAO. The unit was … Continue reading

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Conflicting Rulings on NSA Spying Set Up Likely Supreme Court Showdown


Orwellian or a Blunt Tool?: Conflicting Rulings on NSA Spying Set Up Likely Supreme Court Showdown A federal judge has upheld the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of U.S. telephone data just days after a separate court reached an opposite opinion. On … Continue reading

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On Immigration Policy, Deportation Relief Seen As More Important Than Citizenship


On Immigration Policy, Deportation Relief Seen As More Important Than Citizenship A Survey of Hispanics and Asian Americans BY CARY FUNK AND ANA GONZALEZ-BARRERA 1. Overview While lopsided majorities of Hispanics and Asian Americans support creating a pathway to citizenship for unauthorized immigrants, … Continue reading

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Remittances World Wide are Supporting the Middle Income Groups Most


In short, as I personally am an example, the Middle Classes are often being kept afloat only by foreign earnings remitted–this true in USA, India, Europe, China and the Philippines. –kas  

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France, Germany, India, China, Philippines, Bangladesh are among Top Remittance Earning Countries by Income


 

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Total Remittances to High Income Countries total over $117 billion in 2013


 

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