Mission Statement - not for everyone

The Good Reverend Moon spreads
lies about Obama in Hilary’s name

“ . . the troubling back story to this latest smear is the long history of Moon's publications injecting damaging propaganda against Democratic politicians in ways meant to confuse American voters. Viewed over the past quarter century, Moon's media empire has the distinct appearance of a well-designed covert operation that uses foreign money, possibly from illicit sources, to influence the U.S. political process in ways beneficial to Moon's political and financial goals.” – 1,444 words

Iraq war Arab supporters
bitter over its results

Anthony Shadid of Washington Post Foreign Service quotes bitterly disappointed Arabs who had supported the American invasion of Iraq. The Americans “would get into some kind of shifting sand, and it would be difficult for them to win the war. I knew at that moment they have the force, but they don't have the brains to manage the Iraqi situation." – 1,590 words

China willing to improve ties
with Vatican on two conditions

A Chinese government official said on Tuesday that China is willing to maintain dialogue and explore ways to improve bilateral relations with the Vatican on the basis of two principles. – 192 words

Business weary of Muslim-Christian
border dispute with ancient roots 

The Turkish-Armenian border has been shut for 14 years because of a dispute rooted in the centuries-old suspicions between Muslims and Christians. But the business communities in both countries pay heed to a different imperative — making money — and they are telling their political leaders to put the past behind them. – 567 words.

True North Canuck Fact of the Day

First woman Speaker, first woman Governor General

The Rt. Hon. Jeanne Sauvé was the first woman chosen as Speaker of the House of Commons on April 14, 1980. She was also the first woman to be Governor General of Canada, holding the post from May 14, 1984 to January 28, 1990.

Trivia compiled by Randy Ray and Mark Kearney. Visit their Web site at: www.triviaguys.com

Carl Dow, Editor and Publisher
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