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Britain is sending millions of pounds to foreign countries in aid.
Should this now be diverted to help the victims of the floods that have left parts of the UK under water for weeks?
CORPORAL PUNISHMENT IS A LEGALIZED FORM OF CHILD ABUSE.
The Tennessee Supreme Court has made Tennessee an abortion destination. A decision in 2000 deemed access to abortions more sacred to Tennessee's Constitution than to the U.S. Constitution.
The result is that the 132 people elected to our state legislature take a back seat to Tennessee's 5 justices in terms of abortion regulation. We can change that by approving Amendment 1 in November.
A pro-tem committee for the Selangor Hindu Endowment Board (SHEB) has been formed and they now requesting the state government to “incorporate” it under a state enactment similar to the Penang Hindu Endowment Board (PHEB).
The committee had submitted proposal to YAB Dato' Menteri Besar Selangor, all Selangor State Exco Member, all State Legislative Members (ADUN) and all State Member of Parliaments including a copy to Prime Minister's office, head of major political parties in Selangor dated October 2, 2013.
Beside religion affairs SHEB will also look into education, economy, socio-cultural issues, research and development of the majority Malaysian Hindus in the state. Almost 85% of Hindus in Selangor mostly Indians is in a sad conditions.
The committee want the Selangor government to incorporate SHEB under a state enactment so that we can work with the state government to find a long term holistic solutions faced by the community.
This petition is dedicated to the single aim of demanding that the Aus government immediately begin a national trial of pure Cannabis oil for cancer patients.
There is a literal mountain of verified scientific evidence from the last 40 years of studies to suggest that ingesting a gram of pure cannabis oil a day for a minimum of 60 days will kill/start to regress most cancers and tumours and that over 90% of cancer patients will achieve significant, long term relief and in many cases complete remission of their cancers and tumours.
We say it is inhumane to deny these people the cure/relief when it exists for use right now, and that the only reason for it being held back is the vested interests of Big Pharmaceutical companies and their political enablers (our politicians).
Before signing we suggest you read Jack Herer's book online on his website JackHerer.com 'the emporor wears no clothes', and you will clearly see that up until 100 or so years ago, and the advent of the Rockefellers, DuPont and William Randolph Hearst, Cannabis/Hemp was the most important plant in the history of the human species.
With your understanding, compassion and courage, it will be again.
Much love and hope for our suffering needy citizens. Help them.
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The present Harper government has stepped on mAny toes, not protecting the people and environment and not doing what the public demands.
Isohunt is a free website that has been providing free movies and games to people through torrents for over a decade.
Imagine being able to download the newest movies on your computer for free and enjoying their entertainment as many times as you would like, but having that taken away by 'a US federal court' has all of a sudden which decided that torrents take too much money away from the already wealthy corporations so not only have they shut Isohunt.com down, but charged the creator with a 110 million dollar fine to compensate to the bloated businesses who already have more money than they could count to in a lifetime.
This is just another way how ordinary people have to submit to more state control and get the shaft of the US federal courts telling them they cant enjoy anything without paying big corporations 'what belongs to them'
I believe Britain is being over-run with people from different countries. I'm not preaching racist hate, and I'm not in any way saying non British are bad people but i believe we need to make britian, BRITIAN again.
Bring back UK peoples jobs! Bring back English rights and make britain british once again!
Please listen to our thoughts and act as appropriate or the british public will be forced to take action and stand to be counted to stop the influx of crime, and the government caring more for other countries and not ours! Act now!!
Many cities in the United States and throughout the world, communities, individuals, families and even nations, have through the centuries embraced, proclaimed, and adopted “patron saints” for some particular purpose, such as St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, patron of converts and immigrants; St. Christopher, patron of travelers; St. Paul, patron of writers; St. Michael the Archangel, patron of all police and military, etc.
Patronage is often evoked for the sake of protection from evil forces such as those experienced during times of war, at Pearl Harbor, on “911”, (September 11, 2001), as well as during countless recent events throughout the world and our nation: the result of terrorist bombings, the insane slaughter of innocent children in our schools, and even the innocents of Boston runners, movie goers, and public gatherings of every sort suffering at the hands of evil. Obviously, during “times of peace” for our nation, there are countless acts of violence imposed upon the innocent.
Churches have often placed themselves under the “patronage” of the Holy Savior, the Blessed Mother, or some saint such as St. Anthony, St. Agnes, St. Peter, etc. Even two of the three ships that first sailed to the “New World/the Americas” in 1492, the Nina, and the Santa Marie were under the “patronage” of the Blessed Mother and the Holy Child, Jesus. When the Spanish ships landed in the Bahamas, Columbus named the island, San Salvador, “Holy Savior”. So this idea for “protective patronage” is not at all new!
I am proposing/suggesting that the City of Lorain adopt, by way of legislation, the patron saints of St. Michael the Archangel and St. Joan of Arc as co-patrons, to protect and watch over our local community, our residents and the entire population of our city. Furthermore, I propose that we adopt the following motto for Lorain: “May the Angels and Saints Protect Us.”
You may already know, the city of Santa Fe in New Mexico embraced the patron saint, La Conquistador over 400 years ago, and if you visit the first Cathedral in the nation in Santa Fe, you will see the most revered image of the Blessed Mother bearing this title. You may also be familiar with nations in Europe such as Ireland, which have the patron saints of St. Patrick and St. Brigit, or in England, St. King George, or in France, the co-patrons, St. Therese of Lisieux and St. Joan of Arc. I might easily continue to Germany, Italy, Spain, etc. but I think it unnecessary.
Even our United States has embraced the “Immaculate Conception” as our patron saint. The Basilica in Washington D.C. is more than impressive. It is rich in history, much as is the Protestant Cathedral in Washington, where the bodies of so many of our former presidents reside!
In 1922, the Queensland politicians of the day decided to disband the Legislative Council. The Upper House. The House of Review. It was not a decision of The People of Queensland, nor was it their will.
It was a political expedient to remove barriers to dictatorial control of the State of Queensland for the benefit of political parties and those who controlled them, i.e. companies, now more expressively known as corporations.
The passage of draconian laws recently by the Legislative Assembly, where one coalition of parties holds a huge percentage of the seats in that house, demonstrates that we need the Legislative Council as a House of Review to prevent further introduction of laws that remove the rights of The People.
The current "government" of Queensland is out of the control of The People and needs to be reined in and that can only be properly be done by a Legislative Council.
For years, America has been slowly deteriorating. What started out as a beacon of freedom, has become a prison. We do not have freedom OR equality. This needs to change.
I am sick and tired of the government selling my future in the name of greed. They are getting the country deeper and deeper in debt, and do not fear consequences. This is because when they grow old and die, they will not have to deal with it.
The youth are supposed to be the future of this nation, but they HAVE no future!
As an individual in a democracy it is YOUR duty to let YOUR government hear YOUR voice.
SIGN THIS PETITION to keep corporate influence out of our governing bodies. By signing this petition you are expressing your true democratic values, that every politician is elected by the people, for the people.
No longer can we allow financial campaign contributions to indenture our politicians to serve those whom helped place them in office.
We want elected officials who will vote with conscience and for the good of all Men, Woman, and our Society in mind. We do not want elected officials focusing on helping the few that got them there, but rather the masses that they were elected to serve.
Mr. Northrup, it is time to make changes to the regulations regarding the application process to obtain a moose license.
We believe that if you do not fall under the Grandfather law that you should need to input your Possession & Acquisition license number when applying NOT your medicare number.
This would not only increase the legitimate hunters chance in the lottery pool but decrease the amount of un-experienced hunters in the woods.
To recover the loss of revenue from the applications that would no longer be submitted, we would agree to a hike in the cost of application.
With the AEC refusing to re-count the WA Senate ballot, after a margin of just 14 votes, it is vital that a recount is conducted to ensure that no human error was made in the count.
The House of Reps has an automatic recount if the margin is less than 100, so why does the Senate not get the same treatment?
Independent analysis "shows 21 separate instances of discrepancies at booths in Western Australia divisions where the number of upper and lower house ballot papers varies by over 10 votes. The total number of discrepancies one way or another is 351 votes." (Crook, Andrew. 'WA Senate drama: ballot-box anomalies boost Ludlam’s fight' article crikey.com Friday, 4 October 2013).
It is unacceptable that with such a large potential margin for human error that Western Australian voters appear to have had their intentions so grossly misrepresented, and misappropriated by the so called 'micro party alliance' preference deal brokers and their major party clients.
We ask that Senator Ludlams appeal to have a recount be approved, and independant assessment of the AEC's processing of past precedents in the Lower House recounts be a guide in a duly diligent inquiry.
Call on the AEC to commence a recount of the WA Senate ballot!
I think it's time we stood up to our government and let them know that if things don't change we will be forced to replace them and don't think we won't.
We are tired of the lack of leadership.
Did you know that under current law, all members of Congress will get their full pay while thousands of workers will be forced out of their jobs? In one of the most shameful examples of congressional misconduct, the Congress has made sure that its members get their full pay and benefits while the nation suffers, even during a full government ‘shutdown.’
This petition is being put together by a person who is a) sympathetic to many traditional Republican causes and has voted Republican more often than not and b) is not a supporter of the current health-care reform act, informally known as Obama-care, BUT is fed-up with the current Republican lack of leadership in Washington. The leadership has lost its way and has let a minority of hard-line extremists set the policy for the national party either through fear or incompetence.
The dysfunction in DC politics has become dangerous to the well-being of this country. The primary goal of our politicians appears to be to start campaigning for the next election or safeguarding their perks from their first day in office rather than paying any attention to their responsibilities as leaders of this great nation.
The current no-compromise attitude of a majority of House Republicans is brinkmanship of the worst kind, and one with total disregard for the long-term well-being of this nation. Successful democracies, almost by definition, govern via consensus and compromise.
Having failed to present a strong enough case to the public to convince the majority, the hard-line Republican holdouts have resorted to blackmailing the nation to accede to the wishes of an uncompromising minority.
These actions have serious consequences. Not only does the whole nation suffer (Goldman Sachs estimates that it will shave nearly 1% off GDP just as the economy is starting to recover from a deep recession), people’s livelihoods are now being directly jeopardized as they are laid off or ‘furloughed.’
It is easy to take such an uncompromising position when nothing personal is really at stake. What this petition does is make those responsible bear some burden of the pain they have elected to pass on to the rest of the nation.
I have been employed over twenty years and I have seen liars in Congress and elsewhere. But it is something about this Congress that is deeply troubling. Your taxes as a worker fund many things, don't let know one fool you.
Even though youwork hard a lot of thosein Congress today think that only the rich matter. They truly do not care about Military families, many just a political ploy to them as with children, women and everyone one else that can not help with their end game, which is serving the rich and almighty...not God Almighty whom many use as a ploy to get in many good graces.
If the wolf lloks like you and praise like you, How do you know it is a wolf. I will tell you how, by it's policies, idealogies and hostage taking and than trying to shift the blame. The Congress has the purse strings, that includes taxpayers money not just in their district. It is a disagrace what Republicans, not all but the extremist are doing to Americ and her Economy.
The Affordable care act is a law not a bill. If you all want to repeal it; let us add in car insurance, homeowners insurance and so on and on the list can go!
Stop Them From Being In The Senate Forever, They Should Only Have Four Years Of Service. Because The President Only Can Stay In Office 4 Years If He Isn't Elected To Another Term.
They Are Holding up Progress The World Is Changing Around Them And They Aren't Willing To Compromise On Any Issue.
Kyisha passed away aged 8, she was in the care of DoCS when she died of a drug overdose. Kyisha had only just learnt to put her pull-ups on & was the size of a 3 yr old she was a special needs child, yet her mother was told that Kyisha had got up through the night found a bottle of sedatives & consumed the whole bottle got back in to bed & was found at 9am deceased in her bed. Kyisha was always up before the sun came up so how did they not check on her earlier.
There are so many unanswered questions how could Kyisha open a bottle of sedatives & consume a whole bottle & just go back to bed like nothing happened. Kyisha was so defenceless, someone to be held accountable for her death. They chucked her around to 15 different families & they kept sending her back to the home for unwanted kids, nobody wanted her she was all alone in this world & she died alone.
There has never been Coroner's Inquiry no body has been held accountable please help Kyisha and her Mother and Family get Justice.
“Kindness and compassion towards all living things is a mark of a civilized society. Conversely, cruelty, whether it is directed against human beings or against animals, is not the exclusive province of any one culture or community of people. ” - César Chávez
One day, I happened to see a video of how the government servants in Malaysia tortured stray dogs, which according to them, they were just removing the stray dogs from the streets. The dogs were bleeding but the people did not care. I am an animal lover and my heart ached when I watched it..
I know there are people outside there who loves animals as much as I do and hate how these dogs are treated, as much as I do but may not have done something to stop this. I don't know what's the chance of me to win this, but I know that if I don't try, I'll never know.
P.S. this is the video I watched
The government works for the American people. Why do they make 10 times + what we make. It's our tax money that we work very hard for. These people have complete control.
If we pay politicians the minimum wage, this will rid the wicked only in it for the money, and hopefully open the job to someone who really wants to make a positive difference. Please consider this.
22. No more Abott
Tony Abott has rid our country of many rights.
Όσες και όσοι υπογράφουμε αυτο το κείμενο, δηλώνουμε την αντίθεσή μας στη ναζιστικής έμπνευσης ποινική δίωξη κατά του Πέτρου Κωνσταντίνου, συντονιστή της ΚΕΕΡΦΑ (Κίνηση Ενωμένοι Ενάντια στο Ρατσισμό και τη Φασιστική Απειλή) και δημοτικού συμβούλου Αθήνας, απαιτώντας ταυτόχρονα την οριστική παύση της.
We, the undersigned, strongly object to the Nazi-style prosecution of Petros Constantinou, coordinator of KEERFA (The Movement United Against Racism and the Fascist Threat) and a councillor of the Municipality of Athens, and call for its immediate end.
Australians use over 4 billion plastic shopping bags per year but yet only the Australian Capital Territory, South Australia and the Northern Territory have bans on them with fines for breaches of their laws.
A clear majority of people strongly supported the measures in these states. Campbell Newman recently scrapped plans to ban single-use shopping bags in Queensland citing cost of living reasons. The fact is that most people can afford to spend small change on reusable shopping bags when it can make such a big difference.
Single-use non-biodegradable plastic bags also cause injury to animals. Plastic bags look like jellyfish and as many as 30% of turtle deaths in Moreton Bay alone are attributed to them. One crocodile was reported to have 25 plastic bags in its stomach which prevented it from digesting its food and resulted in it dying from starvation.
Just remember that these bags are non-biodegradable when they enter landfill and take up to 1,000 years to breakdown. They are a short-term convenience with long-term impacts and a sign of our throw-away society.
For more information please read the report at:
The Australian Government both Federal and State have been selling off and privatising Australian assets.
Enough is Enough, Barry O'Farrell has started to sell of or Railcorp/ Sydney Trains NSW Transport and other areas that he has now sectioned off.
We need to stop this now.
Wolf hunting is a hateful, barbaric practice that can involve shooting the wolf and, perhaps frequently, missing and injuring the poor animal or even setting dogs, a distant relative of the wolf, onto them. It can also involve trapping the poor wolf.
If the animal is lucky, the hunters will actually be "responsible" and go back to check the trap and find him/her and then kill the poor creature. If the wolf is unlucky, however, they will be left to suffer in agony, often with a broken leg and, usually, with torn skin and/or flesh before eventually dying from thirst, blood loss, starvation, attack by other animals or from being killed by the hunter.
Wolves are one of the world's most misunderstood animals. They are not the savage, vicious beasts that many people think they are. Wolves are, in fact, highly sociable, intelligent animals, and wolf attacks on humans are actually quite rare. In fact, more people are attacked by domesticated dogs in the USA than by wolves.
There have even been a few cases of people being saved by wolves. Also, without wolves, there would be no dogs. Can you imagine a world without dogs?
Yes, wolves are generally very vicious when they attack prey animals, but then so are lions, African wild dogs and human beings. Also, when wolves attack their prey, that is just nature, and the wolf, unlike human beings, does not kill for fun and they do not kill with hate or prejudice. They kill in order to survive.
One of the main reasons why wolves attack livestock is because they are oppurtunists. They do not think "yum, a good little lamb". Instead, they merely see prey and follow their instincts. They also often have no choice but to do this in order to survive because of the fact that humans have wiped out and chased away a lot of their natural prey.
Wolves can be kept out of areas by the use of electric fences and the employment of guard dogs and even human guards. They can also be kept away by bullets being fired to frighten them off.
• Who we are, and what we're doing:
Georgia Energizing Liberty is a coalition of individuals who want to produce a large liberty event in 2014 in Georgia with Dr. Ron Paul as the featured speaker.
• When and where?
This event will be on a Saturday in April in the metro-Atlanta region. We expect to draw a crowd from all over Georgia, as well as its bordering states.
In addition to Ron Paul, this event will include national and local leaders of the liberty movement. It will serve to energize the liberty base, attract new people to our movement, share our message of freedom, and help liberty-minded candidates raise money and awareness. It will provide a forum to have liberty-focused panels and discussion. It will also put on notice those who do not vote to uphold the Constitution, fight for our liberty and freedom, and ignore our fiscal responsibilities and small government ideals.
• Where does the money come from and go?
The ticket price will simply cover the costs of the event itself. To keep the ticket price low (at or under $25), we are also pursuing sponsorships, donations, and merchandizing. Without these ticket prices would be at or above $75. We feel that a ticket price of at or under $25 is the max we would like to charge, if at all possible.
• Why should I sign this petition?
The results of this petition will allow us to determine the interest level of such an event and to estimate the needed venue size. Those who sign this petition will be added to the list of invitees via e-mail, and will thus have a first opportunity to purchase tickets when they go on sale. Depending on the venue size, it is very possible that this event could sell out.
• We are very excited, and hope that enough people will sign this petition to warrant us continuing with this event! If you want to be a sponsor or donate, please put a note in the comments and we will contact you.
In China the death penalty is still being used to execute thousands and thousands of people yearly. It is estimated that China contribute to 60-80% of total death sentences and executions in the world.
Although these statistics are only estimated as the death penalty is a state secret and statistic are not produced, it is speculated that that this is because the actual death sentences may be very high than estimated and may cause embarrassment.
American Patriots Unite says it best, “the black caucus is a violation of civil rights, and an unfair and racist group with special powers other elected congressional members do not have, by definition granting special treatment upon one group over another based solely upon the race of that group.”
I believe that statement applies to all ‘protected-class’ caucuses in government. They need to be done away with in the name of racial equality.
Why do we allow such pure racism to exist in a government that pretends to abhor it?
Please sign this petition to end protected-class caucuses in our government.
The Russian government wants to ban gothic and emo music. They also want to ban any youngster from entering a government or school building whilst wearing gothic or emo-style clothing. I do not think that this is acceptable.
Goths are NOT always evil. I am a goth and I am always putting money in charity boxes, signing petitions for causes that I care about and going on "click-to-donate" websites. I absolutely love animals and am a vegetarian. This is not uncommon amongst the gothic subculture.
Most goths are not involved in animal sacrifices and, because we feel secluded and are often persecuted, many goths are very sympathetic towards others who are also persecuted, misunderstood and/or just mistreated, i.e the animals that are kept on factory farms or the wolves that are being hunted due to their bad reputations. In fact, we are generally so open towards others who are treated cruelly that many homosexuals and bisexuals turn to the gothic subculture and are accepted there.
Discuss this matter with any normal goth or even just anyone who has ever had real experience conserving with normal goths and they will tell you that goths are generally very friendly, caring people.
Goths also do not have to be depressed. Many of us are, but that does not mean that we all are. Also, how would our being depressed serve as a good reason to discriminate against us? We don't discriminate against non-gothic people who are depressed. We sympathise with them, so why shouldn't we do the same with goths?
Goths are not always drug addicts, alcoholics or gangsters. In fact, I was reading a post from another goth on the Internet. This one was saying about how his/her mother had always been against his/her gothic style, saying things like "why can't you be normal like my friends' children?" Yet those "normal" youngsters all ended up getting into drugs and, possibly, gangs as well. The goth, on the other hand, stayed away from all of it.
Even emos, the ones whom we goths are sometimes forsworn enemies with, can be nice as well. Each to their own!