First, imperial Roman legionary camp uncovered near Megiddo
Timesofisrael.com reports: Archaeologists unearth remains of 2,000-year-old Galilee garrison of Sixth Legion Ferrata, where 5,000 men kept order at time of Bar Kochba Revolt – the only permanent Roman military camp ever discovered in region. Read more.
2,000-year-old mikvah under living-room floor
Israel21c.org reports: Most people are afraid of breaking a water pipe when doing home renovations. But when a family in Jerusalem broke through their living room floor, they uncovered a 2,000-year-old ritual bath (mikvah) and pottery vessels dating to the time of the first century CE Second Temple. Read more.
US leaving Israel in the dark on Iran talks, say Israeli officials
Timesofisrael.com reports: The American negotiating team at the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna has not updated Israel on developments in the talks in nearly two weeks, Israeli and American officials acknowledged Tuesday. Read more.
Christians, the Time for Civil Disobedience Has Come
Eaglerising.com reports: The push back has begun. Christian business owners, lawyers, parents, judges, county clerks, organizations, universities, hospitals, adoption agencies and other individuals and groups have been given an ultimatum by five unelected, unaccountable liberals in Washington, D.C.: “You must now obey us and disobey God. You must pretend, with us, that sin-based same-sex ‘marriage’ is an actual thing.” To which we say, “Not on your life.” “Or our own.” Read more.
Idaho Citizens Want Closure of Muslim Illegal Alien Center Taking in Unscreened Islamists from Syria
Freedomoutpost.com reports: Syria Muslim refugee resettlement is a ‘backdoor for jihadists.’ A long-standing refugee welcoming center in conservative Idaho has found itself at the center of a campaign by adversaries seeking to force it closed, citing fears that the Muslim illegal aliens it hosts could include a large number of Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. ISIS has already confirmed it is embedding jihadists among Syrian refugees headed for the West. Read more.
Nobel scientist: President ‘dead wrong’ on climate
Conservativebyte.com reports: In 2008, Dr. Ivar Giaever joined over 70 Nobel Science Laureates in endorsing Barack Obama for president, but seven years later the Nobel Prize winner now stands against the president on global warming. “I would say that basically global warming is a non-problem,” Giaever, who won the Nobel for physics in 1973, told an audience at the Lindau Nobel Laureate meeting earlier this month. Read more.
U.S. Preparing Coup to Prevent Greece from Falling Under Russian Influence
Conservativebyte.com reports: Would it really matter if they were communist instead of socialist? Check it out: The United States and Germany are prepared to engineer a coup in Greece to keep the country operating as a strategic asset on NATO’s vulnerable southeast European flank. Read more.
Obama Wants To End Independence Day As We Know It
Patriotupdate.com reports: John Adams, writing to tell his wife Abigail that the Continental Congress voted to declare independence from Great Britain, said that the Fourth of July should “be celebrated by succeeding generations” with “bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other.” Enjoy Independence Day while you still can. If President Obama gets his way, this could be the last Fourth of July worth celebrating. New ground-level ozone standards being pushed by Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency would result in widespread bans on fireworks shows, backyard grilling and other Independence Day traditions. Read more.
Iranian City Offers Combat Training Program for Kids
Clarionproject.org reports: The purpose of the program is ‘to introduce to the children the concepts of holy defense, knowledge of the enemy and fighting the Saudis and America.’ Read more.
Oregon Declares War on the Christian Faith
Visiontoamerica.com reports: In one of the most egregious anti-Christian acts committed by a state official in recent memory, Oregon Labor Commissioner Brad Avakian not only upheld the ridiculous $135,000 fine levied against Aaron and Melissa Klein for declining to bake a cake for a lesbian commitment ceremony, but he ordered the Kleins to “cease and desist” from making any public comments about their religious convictions relative to this case. Read more.
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE
If your car could travel at the speed of light, would your headlights work?