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  • Anti-Jihad Ads Considered Constitutional

    10/01/2012 2:02:13 PM PDT · by Cindy · 67 replies
    COLLEGIAN.csufresno.edu - Top Opinion Story ^ | September 24, 2012 | Liana Whitehead
    SNIPPET: "New York City is the center of a public uproar as Internet blogger Pamela Gellar rises with an “anti-jihad” ad campaign." SNIPPET: "Gellar and her group are protesting the Jihad, which in definition is the religious duty of Muslims. According to the Dictionary of Islam, jihad is defined as “A religious war with those who are unbelievers in the mission of Muhammad . . . enjoined especially for the purpose of advancing Islam and repelling evil from Muslims.” The literal meaning of jihad, according to the British Broadcasting Network, “is struggle or effort, and it means much more than...
  • Coventry Carol (In Honor of the Holy Innocents, the First Martyrs for Christ)

    12/31/2008 12:17:16 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 8 replies · 452+ views
    "The Slaughter of the Holy Innocents," by Duccio di Buoninsegna, 14th century, taken from Even before they learn to speak, they proclaim Christ The feast of the Holy Innocents, who died as martyrs for Christ at the hand of wicked King Herod's men [see Matthew 2: 16-18], fell on a Sunday this year, so they weren't commemorated during Mass this year. However, the memory of these blessed souls in Heaven came to mind as I listened to a favorite Christmas carol of mine, "Coventry Carol." An entry on the BBC's website about the carol related the following: The carol probably...
  • 2,300 jobs lost Peugeot shuts car plant

    04/18/2006 2:22:28 PM PDT · by M. Espinola · 53 replies · 1,115+ views
    Telegraph ^ | 4-18-06
    French car giant Peugeot-Citroen is to end production at one of its main UK factories with the loss of 2,300 jobs. The factory at Ryton in Coventry will stop making the Peugeot 206 model next year. The decision was given to union officials who had been summoned to a meeting with company bosses. Union sources said they had been fearing bad news but expressed shock at the scale of the announcement. Derek Simpson, general secretary of Amicus, said: "This is disastrous news for British manufacturing. It is inconceivable that workers in France would be laid off on this scale....
  • Dig those lifestyle trends of years ago! (Archaeological Dig in Coventry)

    03/27/2005 5:00:02 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 2 replies · 447+ views
    icCoventry ^ | Mar 24 2005 | Samantha Clarke
    A team of archaeologists is hoping to unearth evidence of medieval Coventry's haves and have-nots. The 12-strong team from North-amptonshire Archaeology is heading a four-month dig looking at the city's past ahead of the multimillion-pound Belgrade Plaza regeneration scheme. The development is set to include new apartments, retail and leisure space, as well as hotels and a casino. Work on the improvement and expansion of Leigh Mills car park has already been started by developer Oakmoor Deeley but the archaeological survey needs to be carried out before work begins on the new plaza. Iain Soden, senior project officer for Northamptonshire...