Ushering in the mark

Ushering in the mark Ushering in the mark Forgery has become a problem with the Euro. In the first half of 2003 the number of forged notes removed from circulation has risen by 60% after some 230,000 forgeries were detected; accounting for some 15% of all Euros in use. Recently […] Read more »

What’s in a name?

What's in a name? What's in a name? 1 Samuel 25:25 For as his name is, so is he This week's comment is in reference to two of Israel's most serious 'thorns in the side' - Hamas and Islamic Jihad. These two groups have been, and still are responsible for […] Read more »

The big blackout

The big blackout The big blackout "Our hearts and prayers should go out to Chief Justice Moore as he continues his valiant fight to acknowledge the Judeo-Christian principles that have guided our country so well for over two centuries.... It is bad enough when the electricity is turned off for […] Read more »

Saddam -– Magicians and fortune tellers

Saddam -– Magicians and fortune tellers Saddam -– Magicians and fortune tellers The man dies and the spirit lives on… Daniel 2:1-2 “…Nebuchadnezzar dreamed dreams, wherewith his spirit was troubled, and his sleep brake from him. Then the Kind commanded to call the magicians, and the astrologers, and the sorcerers, […] Read more »

Roadmap to peace as flawed as Oslo Agreement

Roadmap to peace as flawed as Oslo Agreement Roadmap to peace as flawed as Oslo Agreement Leading up to next years US elections, President George Bush will need to tread very carefully around the so-called ‘Roadmap for peace’ issue. Christian Zionists and Conservative Christians in America are a lobby group […] Read more »

Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor Letters to the Editor Dear Ed Subject: Re: Harry Potter and the Magic of Hogwarts Message: I can't help feeling that the above article reads like a psychobabble endorsement of the Harry Potter books. Rob   Dear Ed Subject: Re: Harry Potter and the Magic of […] Read more »

From the Editor

From the Editor From the Editor Dear Friends Spring has arrived in New Zealand – a most beautiful time of the year. And with so much to be thankful for (some people love the winter… I’m glad it has gone past) we move on to the time of fruit bearing […] Read more »

Transatlantic relations & Rumours of a big war

Transatlantic relations & Rumours of a big war Transatlantic relations & Rumours of a big war President George W Bush & Italy's Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi Chamberlain…Metternich…Bismarck…Mr Chirac – understood the all-important global ‘Balance of power.’ And now with terms like ‘multipolar and unipolar world’ being tossed around, it has […] Read more »

Biometric identification

Biometric identification Biometric identification With the need for increased security following September 11, the US passed the Enhanced Border Security and Visa Entry Reform Act. The act requires that the passport of any Visa Waiver Programme traveller issued after October 26, 2004 must contain a biometric identifier. This has been […] Read more »