Monthly Archives: November 2004

Netherlands Hospital Euthanizes Babies

November 30, 2004 2 Comments »

A hospital in the Netherlands – the first nation to permit euthanasia – recently proposed guidelines for mercy killings of terminally ill newborns, and then made a startling revelation: It has already begun carrying out such procedures, which include administering ... Read More »

Greatest Canadian isn’t Trudeau? CBC cries foul, demands recount

November 30, 2004 3 Comments »

At least that should be the headline. I’m sure the bigs at the CBC are disapppointed that Tommy Douglas, a Baptist Minister from Weyburn, won the honour. I was disappointed that Sir John A didn’t win, but I’m happy it ... Read More »

Umblical cord stem cells have helped a women in S. Korea walk again after 20 years

November 29, 2004 2 Comments »

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Something to be thankful for

November 27, 2004 Comments Off on Something to be thankful for

David Brooks: Last week, the World Bank released a report showing that global growth “accelerated sharply” this year to a rate of about 4 percent…Developing countries are seeing their economies expand by 6.1 percent this year – an unprecedented rate ... Read More »

UN Scandal update

November 26, 2004 Comments Off on UN Scandal update

Annan’s son has been receiving payments tied to the fraudulent Oil for Food program as recently as this year. The importance of this story involves not only undisclosed conflicts of interest, but the question of the role of the secretary-general ... Read More »

EU: What Christian heritage?

November 25, 2004 Comments Off on EU: What Christian heritage?

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Was the marine justified?

November 21, 2004 1 Comment »

By now you’ve probably seen the video of the US marine who shot the wounded Iraqi “insurgent”; this commentary argues he was justified. I tend to agree, but with reservations. I certainly don’t think he should be prosecuted. What do ... Read More »

Vancover’s “safe” injection site

November 20, 2004 Comments Off on Vancover’s “safe” injection site

Via Focus on the Family: Preliminary figures released by the BC Coroner’s Service show that between January and September 2004, 44 people died from a drug overdose. That is up by three from the same period in 2003. The safe-injection ... Read More »

Great story

November 20, 2004 Comments Off on Great story

President Bush stepped into the middle of a confrontation and pulled his lead Secret Service agent away from Chilean security officials who barred his bodyguards from entering an elegant dinner for 21 world leaders Saturday night. Several Chilean and American ... Read More »

UN staff to Koffi – take a hike

November 19, 2004 1 Comment »

Now I’m no big union fan, but I’m becoming a fan of this one: the UN staff union is set to pass a non confidence motion against their chief after he pardoned “the UN’s top oversight official, who was facing ... Read More »

Ham-handed Marvel sues NCsoft for alleged “City of Heroes” infringement

November 16, 2004 8 Comments »

So it comes down to this: because players of NCsoft’s “City of Heroes” MMORPG have been influenced through popular culture by Marvel and want their characters to imitate Marvel heroes, Marvel sues the manufacturer for copyright infringement. This is new ... Read More »

Brad Carson Article

November 13, 2004 2 Comments »

One of the most interesting senate races this year was in Oklahoma. The candidates were a very conservative republican, Tom Coburn, and a moderate democrat, Brad Carson. Coburn won 53-41, a surprisingly large margin. Carson has written an article about ... Read More »