The Devil within: Is the heyday of Possessions, Demons and Exorcism back?

University of Texas at Austin historian Brian Levack, writer of book, “The Devil Within: Possession and Exorcism in the Christian West.” says that the heydays of Possessions, Demons and Exorcism may be back.  He discussed it all with Tom Ashbrook on his program "On Point". Demonic possession and exorcism can sound awfully medieval.  But their heyday, says my guest today, was in the same age as Sir Isaac Newton and the dawn of the Age of Reason.  On the one hand, science.  On the other, frothing s … [Read more...]

India falls to 3rd spot of Global Spamming nations

India seems to be really prolific in spewing spam around the world!  In fact it is #3 in the world!  At some point it was much ahead of China, but the Chinese spammed their way out of the 3rd to a solid 2nd!  Now, even Peru seems precariously close to toppling India from even the 3rd spot! USA (18.3 per cent) at number one, China (8.2 per cent) at number two. India (4.2 per cent) was placed third while Peru (4.0 per cent) stood fourth in the list. France (3.4 per cent), S Korea (3.4 per cent) and … [Read more...]

Salman Khurshid, we know Italian is running the Indian Govt, but is Italy DIRECTING our executive now??

When BJP has put pressure on the Government, Salman Khurshid - the schizophrenic moron has this to say, and its at once the most bizarre as well as bewildering argument. "There is no such thing. It's pro-active. There is such a thing as lawful. Whatever has to be done by law has to be done. I don't think that we should do anything that is done to please the opposition or because somebody puts pressure on us. What is lawfully required and lawfully justified is what will be done, what has been … [Read more...]

Italian CEO arrested for bribes in Indian deal; why no probes on Indian side? Who received the bribe?

We had talked about how the helicopter deal to the Italian company Finmeccanica had massive bribery issues and investigation was going on in Italy.  It also came out in the investigations in Italy that the technical specifications were tweaked deliberately to give the  contract specifically to this Italian company. India allegedly tweaked the technical requirements in the tender to procure 12 VVIP helicopters for the Air Force to help Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland enter the race, an a … [Read more...]

India’s permissible Radiation Limits from Cell Phone Towers is 900 times the global safety limits; causes headaches, behavioral problems

This is unacceptable. Just because people are not aware and ignorance is being misused - criminally, I would say - to hurt a population without its knowledge!  In the coming years, the health impact of this on an entire population could be nothing short of devastating. India’s permissible limit for radiation levels from mobile phone towers is 900 times higher than the safe limit of 0.5 milliwatts per square metre, suggests a global report on health risks from exposure to wireless technology ra … [Read more...]

Tender Requirements for VVIP Chopper deal changed to give it to Italian firm

We saw recently that Italian chopper deal of Fe.. with India was in trouble in Italy because of corruption.  Now it comes out that the requirements were tweaked to help this Italian firm win the contract! India allegedly tweaked the technical requirements in the tender to procure 12 VVIP helicopters for the Air Force to help Italian manufacturer AgustaWestland enter the race, an associate of the suspected middleman in the deal has alleged in his confession to Italian prosecutors.In his … [Read more...]

Corruption Charges against Italian Chopper company in India brought by Italian authorities!

Deal after deal one finds corruption links back to ONE country - Italy.  Is it a mere coincidence?When even the source country - Italy - is investigating the corruption and pointing to Indian middlemen.. Indian Government is quiet. The India head of helicopter manufacturer Finmeccanica, which is being probed for alleged corruption in a deal to sell VVIP choppers to the Air Force, has come under the scanner of Italian authorities who tapped his phone conversations with the alleged middleman in … [Read more...]