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Michigan Flint Police Officer Convicted of Assault on Chaldean Businessman
By Sam Yousif :: 32 Views :: Law & Order, Government & Society

Michigan, USA - Failing to protect an serve a Flint police officer allowed the power of her badge to go to far.  The police officer was convicted this past Friday of assaulting a Chaldean businessman.

Police Officer Esther E. Ross, 33, faces up to 90 days in jail and a $500 fine when sentenced on the assault and battery conviction Oct. 26 before Central District Judge Richard L. Hughes.

In addition, to the possible civil lawsuit both Ross and the Flint police station face for police brutality

According to court records and testimony, the incident occurred back in March 17 about 7:30 p.m. at the Sunoco station, 1117 S. Belsay Road in Burton, Michigan, a suburb outside of Flint.

Long time businessman Jimmy Kashat, testified that police officer Ross violently and abusively pummeled and pushed him in the chest during an argument at his business parking lot. 

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160 Acre Michigan Chaldean Camp Becomes a Reality
By Rita Abro :: 50 Views :: Community & Culture

Michigan, USA - Over a year after the top bid of 3.5 million dollars was submitted to Detroit the Chaldean Church of Michigan has received the deed to what was formerly known as Camp Brighton.   Detroit city mayor Kwame Kilpatrick targeted the property for sale to help balance the city's budget and to keep from having to layoff city employees.  However, once some key city council leaders heard the property was being sold to Chaldeans decided to stop the sale. 

“Emotions ran high in the community,” says Jonathan Sessi.  “Detroit has been trying to sell this property for a long time.  Our church worked very hard to raise the money and were fortunate enough to be the highest bidder.  The church plans on actively using the property for underprivileged youth and families.  Then to have a handful of city council people say city won’t sell.  Come-on, this smacks of discrimination and racism.”

Overcoming the hatred, his Excellency Bishop Ibrahim Ibrahim formed a diplomatic community “bridge” committee to help ease concerns and jointly recognize the sale was in the best interest of all involved parties. 

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Chaldean Patriarch Encourages French World Leaders to Guide Peace Efforts
By Rita Abro :: 12 Views :: Government & Society, World News & Odds 'N' Ends

Paris, FRANCE - After years of shunning involvement in a war it said was wrong, France now says it may help to bring peace in Iraq, proposing itself as an "honest broker" between the Sunni, Shi'ite, and Kurdish factions.

After meeting with the influential Chaldean Patriarch, Emmanuel III Delly, French world leaders talk of more active role in bringing peace to the war torn region.  The persuasive and passionate Patriarch urged world leaders to assist in ending the ongoing violence in Iraq.

The world renowned Catholic leader is known for his diplomacy in Islamic and Christian affairs, as well as his understanding and leadership in Middle Eastern and Western cultural differences. 

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Chaldean Church Sports League Championship Games and Awards
By Sam Yousif :: 124 Views :: Sports, Art, and Entertainment, Community & Culture, Chaldean Church Sports League

Southfield, MICHIGAN - The Chaldean Church Sports League ended their summer season with electrifying excitement.  After the playoff games the best church teams in girls’ volleyball and boys flag football faced one another.  In the girls’ volleyball division, the Mother of God Guardian Angels played the St. Thomas Twin Tigers.  In the boys flag football division the St. Joseph Protectors took on the St. Thomas Twin Tigers. 

The championship volleyball game began first.  Both Mother of God and St. Thomas entered the sand court with stern determination.  Each team brought with them a cheering squad in the hundreds. 

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Chaldeans Forced to Flee Ancient Roots
By Rita Abro :: 21849 Views :: Law & Order, Community & Culture, Government & Society, World News & Odds 'N' Ends

Jdeide, LEBANON- One-way exodus for Iraqi Christian families resigned to never returning to land of their ancestors.

Reduced to sneaking in the night across borders to escape and then moonlighting to survive, most Iraqi Christian families are resigned to never returning to the land of their ancestors.

"Under Saddam we lived in safety. At least we had our dignity and a decent life," said Duleir Nuri Sleiman, father of three girls, referring to Iraq's executed leader Saddam Hussein who ruled with an iron fist.

With his eyes on Europe or the United States for resettlement, Sleiman has reached the transit stop of Lebanon, filled with worries about health care, schooling and avoiding detention by immigration authorities.

The Chaldean family lives five to a spartan room above a barber's shop in the Christian suburb of Jdeide on the outskirts of Beirut, relying on his modest income as a painter and decorator.

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Chaldean Families in Iraq Targeted for Their Beliefs
By Guest Reporter :: 17944 Views :: Law & Order, Government & Society, World News & Odds 'N' Ends

Georgina, CAN - A Georgina man is in a desperate race against time to rescue his sister and her family from Baghdad, Iraq.

Described as the most dangerous city on Earth, Baghdad is torn apart by sectarian violence amid a wider civil war.

It is a city where how you worship God can literally get you killed.

Sam Taan, who operates the Daisy Mart in Sutton, said the urgency to get his sister, Ban, her husband Raad (their last names are withheld over safety concerns) and their two young sons, grew last month when Raad's brother Fatah was murdered by one of the many Islamic militias that prowl the city.

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Iraq's Endangered Minorities
By Guest Reporter :: 7405 Views :: Government & Society

Recent bombings nearly annihilated two Yazidi villages, killing hundreds of this ancient angel-revering, Indo-European religious group. The single deadliest atrocity of the Iraq conflict, it was also the latest demonstration that Iraq's non-Muslims are in danger of extinction.

Sixty years ago, Iraq's flourishing Jewish population, a third of Baghdad, fled in the wake of coordinated bombings and violence against them. Today, a handful of Jews remain. Unless Washington acts, the same fate awaits Iraq's million or so Christians and other minorities. They are not simply caught in the crossfire of a Muslim power struggle; they are being targeted in a ruthless cleansing campaign by Sunni, Shiite and Kurdish militants.

This crime against humanity has gone unnoticed by the Bush administration and Congress. Iraq's Catholic Chaldean; Syriac Orthodox, Assyrian, Armenian and Protestant Christians; and smaller Yazidi and Mandean communities are seen as inconsequential. They don't sponsor terrorism, hold political power or have strong regional allies. Because they do not cause trouble, they are ignored.

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Calling All Chaldean Community Writers & Subject Matter Experts
By Rita Abro :: 22078 Views :: Career & Education, Community & Culture, Opinion and Editorials

California, USA -  Invites You to Share Your Expertise with Our Readers & Viewers...

This is your opportunity to submit newsworthy, educational, informative and encouraging content that promotes growth in all aspects from business to personal development.  All writers are assigned an assistant, graphic designer, and an editor to help fully develop your material.

Join the fastest growing Chaldean information center of our generation.  Help spotlight issues that are important and relevant to the Chaldean community.  Share your knowledge and expertise with the community.  Support the efforts of bringing Chaldean people, families, groups, businesses, and organizations the attention they deserve.   Your contributions strengthen the growth within our society and community. 

Start the process and e-mail today.  Need more information, simply click the READ MORE button below.   

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Chaldeans Go on High-Alert as 'Ethnic Cleansing' Efforts in Iraq Begin
By Huda Metti :: 18268 Views :: Law & Order, Government & Society, World News & Odds 'N' Ends

Baghdad, IRAQ - Chaldeans in Iraq go on high-alert as word spreads that Islamic terrorists groups are aggressively targeting non-muslims in Iraq.  The religious genocide by Islamic fanatics has taken a horrific and dreadful turn as over 500 Yazidi villagers were massacred this past week.  Islamic leaders and followers in Iraq and around the world continue to remain silent, and by doing so send a message of approval. 

The Tuesday bomb attack near Mosul is the latest in an onslaught of targeted killings against non-Muslims.  Provincial authorities in Nineveh province fear that in addition to those already accounted for, another 200 people might still be buried in the rubbles left by the devastating truck bombings. Sources in Iraq warn that the multiple attacks are part of a wider plan that is likely to target Christian villages in the historically Christian Nineveh plain very soon.

The bombings are the deadliest since the war began in 2003. The coordinated operation involved five trucks filled with explosives that killed indiscriminately as body parts of men, women, and children were torn apart and shredded across the streets in a ghastly portrayal of Islam gone awry.  

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Chaldean Boxer Returns to Iraq to Offer Olympic Hope
By Tommy Hanna :: 18 Views :: Sports, Art, and Entertainment

Windsor, CAN - Besides the brains and business, Chaldeans are also known for their superior athletic ability.  Take for instance Chaldean champion boxer Andre Gorges, a tall, lean, cobra-fast striking boxer who is returning to Iraq to represent the embroiled country. 

A country his family was forced to flee from over twenty years ago due to persecution, war, and hatred of Christians.  Gorges' family fled Iraq, first to Greece, then Toronto, before landing in Windsor where they have lived for 18 years.

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The A,B,C's of Chaldean Marketing
By Bedre Konja :: 10958 Views :: Business & Finance

Claifornia, USA - Learn how to adapt your marketing strategy to the needs and wants of the growing Chaldean demographic.  If they're not on your marketing radar, chances are you're already one step behind your competition. The Chaldean population is growing exponentially, and their purchasing power far outpaces other cultural groups.

According to CulturalIntelligence, the Chaldean groups in southeast Michigan and California  spending power has skyrocketed and is projected to grow significantly stronger. The latest U.S. Census Bureau figures demonstrate high concentration of Chaldeans with large amounts of dispensable income. 

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The Art of the 'Thank You' – Celebrating Goodness
By Rita Abro :: 25333 Views :: Health & Fitness, Living & Lifestyle, Religion & Spirituality

California, USA - Wise and thoughtful Chaldean parents continue to harp on their children to honor other people's kindness and generosity.  Most children despise having to write thank you notes.  Sadly, parents who fail to teach their children how to recognize and acknowledge the good they see in others will eventually have to contend with the consequences of a self-centered, ungrateful, and spoiled child. 

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St. Joseph Family Festival – 2007 A Grand Success!
By Sam Yousif :: 156 Views :: Sports, Art, and Entertainment, Community & Culture

Michigan, USA - Picture perfect weather in the mid 80’s with a rolling cool breeze excited organizers as they waved cars into the fair ground.   Nearly five thousand Chaldeans gathered at the Knights of Columbus family picnic grounds for the St. Joseph Chaldean Catholic Church 2007 annual family festival.  The attendance was much better than the last year and continues to grow at an exceptional rate as more and more families recognize the importance of their Chaldean church and community. 

The picnic was organized in appreciation and for the importance of faithful Chaldean families for their support and guidance.  Families enjoyed a sparkling day as St. Joseph church members, well-wishers, and their friends celebrated, danced, ate and played. 

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Chaldean Aquaman Readies to Paddle the Great Lakes for Cancer Awareness
By Huda Metti :: 26420 Views :: Health & Fitness, Career & Education, Sports, Art, and Entertainment

Michigan, USA - Joe Bidawid, professional board rider, uses his paddle in the fight to finding a cure for cancer.  The middle child from a family of five children has his eyes set on breaking a world record as he trains to stand-up paddle surf across Lake Michigan from St. Joseph, Michigan to Chicago, Illinois. 

The Farmington Hills, Michigan Chaldean native is perhaps one of the more versatile athletes in professional boarding.  Skiing, snowboarding, windsurfing, kiteboarding, and surfing, Joe Bidawid has mastered them all at a world class level.  Capturing the imagination of world boarders the Chaldean Aquaman has been featured in top sports boarding magazines and local Michigan papers.

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Chaldean Church Sports League (CCSL) Prepares for Playoff Game
By Sam Yousif :: 186 Views :: Health & Fitness, Sports, Art, and Entertainment, Community & Culture, Chaldean Church Sports League

Michgian, USA - The southeast Michigan Chaldean Church Sports League prepares for their playoff games this Saturday, July 21, 2007.  The Chaldean Eparchy (Diocese) of Eastern United States has narrowed the four top performing church teams in the 18 and under category of girl’s volleyball and boy’s flag football. 

In the heart of Southeastern Michigan at the Southfield Municipal Civic and Sports Center hundreds and hundreds of Chaldeans gather to play, pray, and show their support.  The Chaldean church teams have been competing weekly for nearly two months.  Based on their win-loss record and total game point earnings the top four church teams qualified for the League playoff games. 

The CCSL is attracting a high level of talent and producing great competition.  The league features some of the best athletes in the Chaldean community as all-American high school athletes lead their respective church to victory on the field and on the sand court.

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(Cliff Kincaid) - Catherine Herridge, chief intelligence correspondent for Fox News Channel, reports, "A review of the NSA leaks by Fox News shows the majority of the leaks since June now deal with sources, methods and surveillance activities overseas, rather than the privacy rights of American citizens."...

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:18:27 -0600

(Clenard Childress) - Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was an ancient city named Troy. Once upon a time, a long time ago, there was an ancient city called Washington, DC. In those days, people used to build walls around their city to help protect themselves....

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:16:58 -0600

(Chris Adamo) - Though it is not yet 2014, the Republican "Establishment" is already attempting to determine the party's candidate for the 2016 presidential election. And their top picks range all the way from former Florida Governor Jeb Bush to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Any true conservatives are immediately pronounced "unelectable" and their candidacies declared dead on arrival...

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:15:50 -0600

(Alan Caruba) - On Thursday, Dec 5, there will be protests in more than a hundred cities across the nation directed at fast food chains, demanding an increase of the minimum wage to $15.00. Those who may be interviewed for radio and television will talk of receiving "a living wage."...

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:12:38 -0600

(Bryan Fischer) - Follow me on Twitter: @BryanJFischer, on Facebook at "Focal Point" Under pressure from demanding homosexual activists, the FDA is once again considering lifting the ban on homosexual blood donations. Males have, in the interest of public health, been banned from donating blood if they have had sex even one solitary time with another male since 1977...

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:12:06 -0600

(Michael Bresciani) - "A man with an experience is never at the mercy of a man with an argument" Anonymous Whatever your world view is will pretty much determine the very course of your life. If, for instance, you have a completely secular world view, science and the generally accepted view of the day will guide your life completely. People with a Christian view have shifted their view of the world to include God as creator, guide and redeemer...

Thu, 05 Dec 2013 05:03:07 -0600

(Larry Klayman) - On Thanksgiving Day, I read several chapters of President Ronald Reagan's autobiography, "An American Life," which I bought at the Reagan Library a few months earlier. This reminded me of the simplicity and clarity of his world vision, his recounting of history in this era and his courage...

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 23:12:20 -0600

(Laurie Roth) - Obama's December is stealing the manger scene and replacing it with the horrors of Halloween and Obamacare. His continued and feeble attempts at propaganda lies and smiley-face deception are massively boring in their criminal predictability. America now sees Obama walking over the bodies he created. He roams around the burning buildings and crushed hopes, while throwing empty speeches out to the survivors barely breathing. Obama has tried to destroy the greatest nation on earth, and he will not get away with it. ...

Wed, 04 Dec 2013 02:29:31 -0600

(Dianne N. Irving) - As a biochemistry major at the end of my junior year, I had already had some of my research published earlier, so my department head suggested that I could do something "different" for my senior thesis if I wanted like medical ethics (bioethics didn't exist yet!)...

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:10:39 -0600

(Gina Miller) - Listen to audio version of this column For years now, many of us have been warning America that freedoms of religion, speech, conscience and association and homosexual "rights" cannot coexist; they are by nature mutually exclusive. This is becoming clearer by the minute, as the radical homosexual movement has taken super flight under the ever-darkening reign of the pro-homosexual Barack Obama (or whatever his name is)...

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:09:50 -0600

(Alan Caruba) - "Of all tyrannies, a tyranny exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It may be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience." C. S. Lewis, author of The Chronicles of Narnia and many other works of literature...

Tue, 03 Dec 2013 19:07:57 -0600

(Judie Brown) - It is a sad moment in history when a government calls upon a lone woman to testify about contraception and attempts to tell the country she is representative of women. Where is the person they asked to testify about morality and about the sanctity of life? This deliberate attempt to alter morality and to squash the words and will of our Lord is becoming rampant today and the results are sickening. We must make our voices heard or this will not just be a fluke; it will be the norm....