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  • Canterbury Archbishop Caught Lying?

    09/15/2019 7:15:04 PM PDT · by ebb tide
    Church Militant ^ | September 12, 2019 | Jules Gomes
    Canterbury Archbishop Caught Lying? Abp. Justin Welby cites a non-existent convention to justify silence on abortion LONDON (ChurchMilitant.com) - The Anglican archbishop of Canterbury has come under severe criticism for apologizing for a historical massacre in India while citing a non-existent convention to excuse his absence from a parliamentary debate on abortion. None of the 26 bishops who serve as voting members of the House of Lords were present during the debate on July 17 for the critical vote that resulted in the imposition of abortion on Northern Ireland. Justin Welby has now defended the bishops' absenteeism, citing convention. There is nothing in...
  • Trump, Modi to address 50,000 Indian-Americans at 'Howdy Modi' mega event in Houston

    09/15/2019 7:11:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    India Today ^ | September 16, 2019 | Staff
    US President Donald Trump will be joining PM Narendra Modi at a mega event in Houston named "Howdy, Modi!". The September 22 event will be the first time a US president and Indian Prime Minister will be addressing a joint rally. Amid speculation if Trump would join PM Modi at the Houston event, White House issued a statement to confirm that he would attend the rally. This is the third successive meeting between Trump and PM Modi within the span of a few weeks after the G20 and G7 summits. More than 50,000 Indian-Americans from across the US have registered...
  • New York Presbyterian Church Hosts Pagan Deity

    09/15/2019 7:06:33 PM PDT · by lightman · 3 replies
    The Institute for Religion & Democray ^ | 12 September A.D. 2019 | Josiah Aden
    A Presbyterian Church (USA) congregation in New York made news this week after it featured the sculpture of a pagan deity in its chancel. The United Presbyterian Church of Binghamton hosted “the Sviatovid idol” which depicts a ninth-century Slavic deity, as part of a September 6-7 festival of lights. Sviatovid (alternately known as Svetovid, Svantovit, Sventovit, or Svantevit) was a local Slavic god of war, fertility, and abundance in the Baltic region. In the early twentieth century, an idol was discovered near the Zbruch River in Western Ukraine (accessible with free JSTOR account). This idol pictured was originally thought to...
  • Joe Biden Is Problematic

    09/15/2019 7:05:49 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 8 replies
    NYT ^ | September 15, 2019 | Charles m blow
    No amount of growth or good intentions will change this fact. [Cut] Furthermore, it’s not what Biden says in prepared remarks that’s problematic, it’s what he says off the cuff and under pressure that to me reveal an antiquated view on racial matters and racial sensitivities. It was the way he advocated for the 1994 crime bill, a bill that contributed to America’s surging mass incarceration, which disproportionately affected black and brown people in this country. The bill did some good, but the harm it did cannot be overlooked or understated. Rather than fully owning up to to the disastrous...
  • North Korea leader Kim invited Trump to Pyongyang in new letter: report

    09/15/2019 6:56:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    WTVB-FM ^ | September 15, 2019 | Jack Kim, Reuters
    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un invited U.S. President Donald Trump to visit Pyongyang in a letter sent in August, a South Korean newspaper reported on Monday, citing diplomatic sources. The letter, the second Trump received from Kim last month amid stalled denuclearization talks between the two countries, pre-dated North Korea's latest launch of short-range projectiles a week ago. In the second letter, which was passed to Trump in the third week of August, Kim spoke of his willingness to meet Trump for another summit, one source reportedly told the Joongang Ilbo newspaper. The White House, the U.S. State Department...
  • All prison documents about Jeffrey Epstein: Withheld

    09/15/2019 6:54:35 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    SHARYL ATTKISSON .com ^ | September 15,2019 | SHARYL ATTKISSON
    There’s a bit of news in the case of Jeffrey Epstein. He’s the convicted sex offender who somehow managed to commit suicide in a New York jail last month while he was supposed to be under close watch. My public information request about his death— has been formally denied. Shortly after Epstein died in August, I filed a Freedom of Information request for public documents about his injuries and medical care for both the day he died and earlier, in July, when he reportedly attempted suicide. Member of the public and press are entitled to review documents and communications generated...
  • The Electability Myth of Joe Biden

    09/15/2019 6:52:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 1 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/15/2019 | Fletch Daniels
    The leftstream media characterization of Joe Biden is that he is moderate, likable, and the most electable Democrat candidate.  He is affable Uncle Joe, the self-made lunchbox-toting common man of the people. In truth, he is none of the above. Joe the Moderate The "Biden as moderate" canard is getting increasingly hard to defend.  On the economy-, car-, and cow-killing $93-trillion Green New Deal, Biden was asked if it goes too far or is unrealistically promising too much. He answered, "No, no it's not." When previously asked if there would be any place for fossil fuels, including coal and fracking, in his administration, Biden answered,...
  • California Adds Another State To Its “No Travel” List

    09/15/2019 6:47:31 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/15/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Back in 2016, California passed a new law (Assembly Bill 1887) establishing a naughty list of states that don’t conform to their high moral standards. The bill created a travel ban, forbidding state-funded or endorsed travel to states that failed to provide “protections against discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.” They quickly began adding states to the list, including Texas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Kentucky. (Clever readers are probably noticing a pattern already.)This week, California’s woke Attorney General, Xavier Becerra, broke out his sharpie and added another name to the list. This time it was Iowa,...
  • Truvada Commercial (Barf! Alert)

    09/15/2019 6:40:02 PM PDT · by LukeL · 19 replies
    Has anyone seen the new commercial for the HIV drug Truvada? The commercial states they are doing it for prep. However it later goes on to say it helps lower the risk of contracting HIV in high risk people. So basically it is a drug for people who cannot control their sex drive and have dozens of sex partners per year.
  • Trump: US locked and loaded for response to attack on Saudis

    09/15/2019 6:34:37 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 39 replies
    apnews.com ^ | September 16, 2019 | JON GAMBRELL and ZEKE MILLER
    A weekend drone attack on Saudi Arabia that cut into global energy supplies and halved the kingdom’s oil production threatened Sunday to fuel a regional crisis, as the U.S. released new evidence to back up its allegation that Iran was responsible for the assault amid heightened tensions over Tehran’s collapsing nuclear deal. President Donald Trump said the U.S. had reason to believe it knew who was behind the attack — his secretary of state had blamed Iran the previous day — and assured his Twitter followers that “we are ... locked and loaded” depending on verification and were waiting to...
  • Ric Ocasek, Lead Singer of The Cars, Dead in New York at 75

    09/15/2019 6:31:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 19 replies
    NBC NEW YORK ^ | SEPT. 15, 2019 | Ken Buffa
    Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Ric Ocasek, lead singer of the rock band The Cars, died Sunday in New York at age 75. Police said they received a call around 4 p.m. for an unconscious male at a townhouse on East 19th Street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Law enforcement sources confirmed the deceased was Ocasek. Ocasek and his band were inducted into the Rock Hall in 2018. The institution described the band as "hook-savvy with the perfect combo of new wave and classic rock." The band had 13 top-40 singles, including radio staples like "Good Times...
  • Ukrainian Genocide: NY Times Still Covering Up

    09/15/2019 6:31:04 PM PDT · by george76 · 5 replies
    The New American Magazine ^ | 24 November 2008 | William F. Jasper
    Is the New York Times "airbrushing" history again? It would seem so. On Saturday, November 22, Ukrainian President Viktor Yushchenko presided over a commemoration in Kiev of the 75th anniversary of the famine genocide of 1932-1933 that took the lives of 7-10 million Ukrainians. Known as the Holodomor (Ukrainian for "murder by hunger"), it is one of the greatest mass murders in history, and one of the cruelest ... The New York Times prides itself on being the national "newspaper of record" and still carries its longtime motto, "All the News That's Fit to Print" in the upper left-hand corner...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Pope admits: Traditional Latin Mass is the Future

    09/15/2019 6:24:15 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 10 replies
    Rorate Caeli ^ | September 14, 2019 | New Catholic
    [Catholic Caucus] Pope admits: Traditional Latin Mass is the Future Ok, he did not say that exactly... What he did say on September 12, however, would certainly lead to that logical conclusion: "To be modern, some believe that it is necessary to break away from the roots. And this is their ruin, because the roots, the tradition, are the guarantee of the future,” Pope Francis said Sept. 12 ...[i]n an a audience with nearly 200 members of the General Chapter of the Discalced Augustinians, the pope explained that “true tradition” is like the roots that bring a tree sap that...
  • Beto O'Rourke won't back down on AR-15 buy back, says Democrats should stop playing defense

    09/15/2019 6:10:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 45 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | September 15, 2019 | Gromer Jeffers Jr.
    PLANO — Beto O'Rourke on Sunday said Democrats should be bolder in their approach to issues related to gun control, immigration, criminal justice and climate change. "I'm a lifelong Democrat," O'Rourke told about 300 people outside of Artcentre of Plano. "For too long Democrats have played defense ... but just like Lucy with the football, every single time that we put our best foot forward and move forward in the spirit of consensus and comprise and start in that middle position, we lose it." O'Rourke called for a different, less compromising approach, noting that attempts at consensus building have led...
  • Archbishop Viganň: We Are Witnessing Creation of a ‘New Church’

    09/15/2019 6:07:49 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 5 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | 9/13/19 | Claire Chretien
    September 13, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) — There has been a campaign to “infiltrate” the Church “that goes back centuries,” Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganň said in a new interview with Dr. Robert Moynihan of Inside the Vatican. This campaign can be traced “in particular, to the creation in the middle of the 1700s of freemasonry,” said Viganň. “But of course this project was very deceptive, and oriented, or even included in some way, the forces of some members of the Church.” “This is described in the book Infiltration by Dr. Taylor Marshall, so you may find some indication of this process there,”...
  • Woke Pope: Plastic Banned in Vatican to Save Environment

    09/15/2019 6:02:09 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/12/19 | Thomas D. Williams
    ROME — Pope Francis has banned plastic in Vatican City State to stand in solidarity with environmentalists. He made the announcement from aboard the papal plane during a long-haul flight back from his recent trip to Africa. The pope said he had been disturbed by a conversation a couple months ago with sea chaplains and fishermen who recounted how they had gathered six tons of plastic from the ocean over the course of a few months. “In the Vatican we have banned plastic,” Francis told journalists. “We are working on that.” The pope went on to explain that his prayer...
  • Ric Ocasek, Lead Singer of The Cars, Dies at 75

    09/15/2019 6:01:23 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 81 replies
    Billboard ^ | Sept. 15, 2019 | Ashley Iasimone
    Ric Ocasek, founding member and lead singer of The Cars, has died in New York City, the NYPD confirms. He was found unresponsive at his East 19th Street residence in Manhattan and pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.
  • Irony: CAIR Successfully Pressures Church to Cancel ‘Is Michigan Surrendering to Islam?’ Event

    09/15/2019 5:58:24 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 9/13/19 | Robert Spencer
    My latest at PJ Media: Eighteen years after the September 11 jihad attacks that murdered nearly three thousand people, this is where we are: the Bloomfield Hills Baptist Church in Michigan has canceled an event called “9/11 forgotten? Is Michigan surrendering to Islam” under pressure from the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a group with ties to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood. And so the answers are clear: yes, 9/11 has been forgotten, and Michigan is indeed surrendering to Islam. The event was to feature an ex-Muslim, Shahram Hadian, speaking on “How the Interfaith Movement is Sabotaging America and the...
  • When Two Worlds Collide: Planned Parenthood Meets the Russia Collusion Hoax

    09/15/2019 5:53:48 PM PDT · by Missouri gal · 6 replies
    Operation Rescue ^ | September 13, 2019 | Chryl Sullenger
    It would astonish most people to learn that many news stories are connected in some way. Such is the case with two seemingly disparate major stories that dominate the news: the effort to tag President Donald J, Trump as having colluded with Russia and the matter of abortion-in particular the Center for Medical Progress' 2015 undercover videos that showed Planned Parenthood's involvement in the illegal trafficking of aborted baby tissues and organs. Those two stories are intertwined in surprising ways.
  • Michelle Obama charging up to $4,200 for tickets to new tour

    09/15/2019 5:34:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 58 replies
    NY Post ^ | 9/14/19 | Dean Balsamini
    Former first lady Michelle Obama is coming to Newark Nov. 3 and fans are shelling out big bucks to hear what she has to say. The cheap seats for the “Moderated Conversation” at the Prudential Center were going for $144 on Ticketmaster. Want face time? Prime seats and a “meet and greet” will cost you $2,500. Floor seats are priced as high as $1,300 and the most expensive ticket currently available is $4,200 for a suite-level ducat.