Letter from Australia 44 – Cummings, Compassion, and a Chilling Video

May 25, 2020 by

by David Robertson, theweeflea: There are times when you are asked a question that is really just an accusation. “Why are you commenting on the UK? You don’t live here anymore…you ran away”. There is no point to responding personally to such an accusation – the person concerned has no real interest in the answer to that question – because they already think they know it. Sadly much of ‘dialogue’ on social media is of that type. It’s so depressing to see – even more so when Christians join in...

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Israeli minister threatens to shut down God TV channel for preaching the gospel to Jews

May 6, 2020 by

from Premeir: Israel’s Minister for Communications has threatened to pull the plug on a new Hebrew-language evangelical channel which aims “to take the gospel of Jesus into the homes and lives and hearts of the Jewish people.” Under its newly issued license, Shelanu TV is prohibited from broadcasting content that subjects viewers to “undue influence.” Evangelising, therefore, is off the table. This message was reiterated by communication’s minister and Likud...

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New Marvel Comic Introduces ‘Non-binary’ Heroes Called ‘Snowflake’ and ‘Safespace’

Mar 19, 2020 by

by Steve Watson, Summit News: If there was ever any doubt that Marvel has totally lost the plot, it goes out of the window with the announcement that a new comic series will focus on a pair of twins who identify as ‘non-binary’ and are named ‘Snowflake’ and ‘Safespace’. […] Creator Daniel Kibblesmith described the series as a “story of teenage rebels.” adding that “a lot of the  names are about teens fighting against labels that are put on them.” Kibblesmith described how the names...

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Animated Disney kids’ film ‘Onward’ with openly gay character bombs on opening weekend

Mar 18, 2020 by

from LifeSite: Last weekend’s box office receipts indicate that Onward, Disney’s first animated movie with an openly homosexual character, bombed. Industry insiders, who are not usually associated with conservative causes, are citing Disney’s promotion of homosexuality, and the petitions and boycotts related to it, as a significant reason for the movie’s failure to attract crowds. Crucially, these industry insiders are not blaming the coronavirus for Onward’s low turnout. Other movies, which...

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The left is eating itself in a trans culture war

Mar 13, 2020 by

by Melanie Phillips, The Times: The Guardian has been convulsed after publishing an article by its longstanding columnist Suzanne Moore. Its appearance triggered a letter of protest to the editor, signed by 338 Guardian and Observer employees. Getting on for half the workforce thus believe that their readers should not have been allowed to see what Moore wrote. Cue a blazing row at The Guardian’s editorial conference, with one trans member of staff claiming as a result to be too frightened to...

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BBC sneer as Putin backs proper marriage

Mar 11, 2020 by

by Will Jones, The Conservative Woman: President Putin moves to support traditional marriage by adding it to the Russian constitution and, predictably, the UK’s ‘impartial public service broadcaster’ paints it in as negative a light as possible. Apparently unable to accept that another country might hold different values from their own, the BBC insist it cannot be to do ‘with reflecting current values in society’ (even though they admit  these are ‘populist’, i.e. popular, measures) but...

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