Sunday, December 30, 2012

Man-made tornadoes may produce green energy

Source: Russia Today

A Canadian firm is developing the technology to use the tornadoes to produce electricity – and assures it would be safe.

FFRF sues IRS over preferential treatment of chirches

Source: Freedom From Religion Foundation

The IRS requires non-church tax-exempt non-profits to file “detailed, intrusive, and expensive annual reports to maintain tax-exempt status, but such reports are not required for churches and certain other affiliated religious organizations,” the complaint notes.

“Why should churches be exempt from basic financial reporting requirements? Equally important, why would churches not wish to be accountable?” asks Annie Laurie Gaylor, FFRF co-president. “Having tax-exempt status is a great privilege, and in exchange for that privilege, all other groups must file a detailed report annually to the IRS and the public on how we spend donations.”