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  • Catholics and the Present Confusion

    01/11/2017 6:22:18 PM PST · by marshmallow · 4 replies
    Catholic World Report ^ | 1/6/17 | Fr. James V. Schall, S.J.
    The faithful are told that they are too “rigid”. The divorced and the homosexuals are, rightly or wrongly, convinced that the Church has changed its doctrine at least implicitly, if not explicitly. All through the modern era, the primary accusation against Catholicism was its clarity, its being too sure of what reason and revelation meant. It was arrogant. Imagine her claiming that she had a handle on essential truths! What angered people was not the fact that the Church did not know what she was talking about, but the fact that she did and claimed that she did. People were...
  • New Mexico Attorney General Raids District Attorney's Office

    01/11/2017 6:19:41 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 37 replies
    KOB4 ^ | 1/11
    New Mexico Attorney General agents have raided the office of a southwestern New Mexico district attorney in connection with a suspected DWI traffic stop. The Attorney General's office on Tuesday seized documents and a state car driven by Francesca Martinez-Estevez. The search warrant at the Grants Country office is linked to the district attorney's June traffic stop. Martinez-Estevez, the district attorney for Sixth Judicial District, had faced calls to resign after a video of the traffic stop showed her swerving across several lanes of traffic and stumbling during her conversation with officers.
  • Hungary moving to “sweep away” all George Soros funded groups

    01/11/2017 6:04:46 PM PST · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Hot ^ | January 11, 2017 | JAZZ SHAW
    You may already be familiar with Viktor Orban, the Prime Minister of Hungary. He’s definitely become one of the more right leaning, new breed of European leadership which is shaking up the current EU establishment. He’s been a vocal supporter of Theresa May and her handling of the Brexit situation thus far. Going one step further, he’s gone on record saying that if the situation with the European Union doesn’t become more tolerable in the near future his own country may be heading for Huxit within five years. On top of that, he was the first foreign leader to sign...
  • Massachusetts weighs doing away with winter time shift

    01/11/2017 6:02:30 PM PST · by SMGFan · 100 replies
    Fox news ^ | January 11, 2017
    BOSTON –  Lacking authority to change the laws of physics to allow more sunlight on the darkest days of winter, a special commission is instead considering whether Massachusetts should change the laws of man and observe daylight saving time year-round. If adopted, Massachusetts residents wouldn't have to set their clocks back in November and forward in March, as most of the U.S. does. Benefits of having daylight saving time throughout the year could include energy savings and less seasonal depression, proponents suggest
  • FReeper Canteen ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ 12 January 2017

    01/11/2017 6:01:02 PM PST · by Kathy in Alaska · 127 replies
    Serving The Bestest Troops and Veterans In The World !! | The Canteen Crew
    ~ The FReeper Canteen Presents ~ ~ Remembering Our Troops!! ~ PLACING A TORPEDO A Marine places a Bangalore torpedo under concertina wire during a demolition training range in Southwest Asia, March 9, 2016. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Akeel Austin Canteen Mission Statement Showing support and boosting the morale ofour military and our allies' militaryand family members of the above.Honoring those who have served before. SOARING ANGELS The Blue Angels, the Navy's flight demonstration squadron, perform a parade maneuver during the Naval Air Facility El Centro Airshow in El Centro, CA, March 12, 2016. The squadron, celebrating its...
  • The Knights Who Won’t Retreat

    01/11/2017 5:58:18 PM PST · by marshmallow · 12 replies
    The Catholic Herald (UK) ^ | 1/11/17 | Dan Hitchens
    Vatican officials have mounted an extraordinary challenge to the ancient Order of Malta. But what is the row really about?The Sovereign Military Order of Malta is one of the more improbable success stories of the 21st-century Church. Founded in 1099 to provide hospital care and military defence in the Holy Land, it has retained much of its medieval tradition and ceremony. But it has also, by gradual reform, become a powerhouse of international aid. More than 100,000 members, medical staff and volunteers are offering practically every form of charitable assistance around the world, from handing out sandwiches to the homeless...
  • [Russian] Church Will Release Results of Yekaterinburg Relics Expertise by Second Quarter of 2017

    01/11/2017 5:53:34 PM PST · by marshmallow
    Interfax ^ | 1/6/17
    *** Principally new data obtained in course of investigationMoscow, January 6, Interfax - Head of the Patriarchal Council for Culture, rector of the Moscow Sretensky Monastery Bishop Tikhon (Shevkunov) of Yegoryevsk tells when results of the church expertise of the criminal case on the murder of Nicholas II family will be released. "We hope that as the work is very extensive and the report will be very voluminous, it will be ready by the second quarter of this year: investigators will report to the Investigative Committee, and we will report to the coming Bishops' Council," the bishop told in his...
  • Trump conducts his own sting operation to ensnare intelligence briefers – and says he caught them

    01/11/2017 5:53:13 PM PST · by Mariner · 89 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | January 11th, 2017 | By Geoff Earle
    President-elect Donald Trump, after growing suspicious that intelligence officials were leaking news about their classified briefings with him, says he conducted a sting operation to try to prove top spies were behind the leaks. Trump revealed the extraordinary scheme to try to entrap the senior spies in a furious press conference where he suggested the intelligence community had been behind salacious and totally unproven allegations against him. ‘I think it’s pretty sad when intelligence reports get leaked out to the press. First of all, it’s illegal. These are classified and certified meetings and reports,’ Trump said during a press conference...
  • Koran Verse Denying Jesus Was Son of God Sung in Scottish Cathedral

    01/11/2017 5:47:06 PM PST · by marshmallow · 20 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1/11/17 | Nick Hallet
    A passage from the Koran that denies one of the central tenets of the Christian faith was sung aloud at a cathedral service in Scotland. The passage from Surah 19, which specifically denies that Jesus was the Son of God and says He should not be worshipped, was sung during a Eucharist service at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow to mark the feast of the Epiphany. A video of the recital was posted on YouTube showing a girl singing the passage in a typical Islamic style. It narrates the Islamic account of the birth of Jesus, which includes the...
  • Stockholm Syndrome at the CDF: Has Cardinal Müller Been Compromised? [Catholic Caucus]

    01/11/2017 5:47:04 PM PST · by ebb tide · 1 replies
    One Peter Five ^ | January 11, 2017 | Steve Skojec
    On August 23rd, 1973, four bank workers in Stockholm, Sweden, were taken hostage at gunpoint by Jan-Erik Olsson, a career criminal who was later joined by a friend of his from prison. After six days — during which the captives were treated harshly, terrified, strapped with dynamite, and kept in a vault — the standoff ended and the hostages were released. But then, something strange happened. Dr. Joseph Carver, a clinical psychologist, describes what came next: After their rescue, the hostages exhibited a shocking attitude considering they were threatened, abused, and feared for their lives for over five days. In...
  • Forced to watch child porn for their job, Microsoft employees developed PTSD

    01/11/2017 5:47:03 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 25 replies
    Unsurprisingly, having to watch upsetting content like that every day takes a toll on moderators.
  • Abortion Advocates Call for Population Control in the UK, Tell Brits “Stop Having Children”

    01/11/2017 5:40:31 PM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 29 replies ^ | Jan 11, 2017 | Micaiah Bilger
    Concerned about the impact of rising population numbers, a British environmentalist group is urging United Kingdom residents to have fewer children. Breitbart reports a new report from Population Matters argues that the predicted population growth in the UK in the next 15 years will put a heavy strain on the economy. According to the environmental group, the expected 5.5 million-person surge could cost the UK billions of dollars for roads, infrastructure and more. One of the group’s proposed solutions is to promote abortions. Here’s more from Breitbart: They claim drivers will waste an extra 12 hours a year on average...
  • Nutella maker fights back on palm oil after cancer risk study

    01/11/2017 5:36:35 PM PST · by SMGFan · 35 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 11, 2017
    The $44 billion palm oil industry, under pressure in Europe after authorities listed the edible oil as a cancer risk, has found a vocal ally in the food sector: the maker of Nutella. Italian confectionery firm Ferrero has taken a public stand in defense of an ingredient that some other food companies in the country are boycotting. It has launched an advertising campaign to assure the public about the safety of Nutella, its flagship product which makes up about a fifth of its sales
  • BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses.....

    01/11/2017 5:32:54 PM PST · by Brandonmark · 78 replies
    Mailonline ^ | 1/11/17 |
    BREAKING NEWS: Republican congressman John Rutherford collapses after suffering a 'massive heart attack' during House vote Republican congressman John Rutherford has collapsed during a vote in the House. The newly sworn-in representative from Florida suffered a 'medical emergency' during a vote on Wednesday, reports suggest His condition is not known. According to The Hill, he was receiving oxygen through a mask when he was wheeled to an ambulance. Rutherford is a former sheriff from Jacksonville, Florida. He was elected to Congress in November, succeeding Republican Ander Crenshaw, who retired after eight terms. More to follow.
  • Planned Parenthood Baby Parts Vendor StemExpress Drops Lawsuit Against David Daleiden

    01/11/2017 5:32:25 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    LIFE NEWS ^ | January 11, 2017 | Steven Ertelt
    In a huge victory for the pro-life advocate responsible for uncovering the grisly business of selling body parts of aborted babies, StemExpress has dropped its lawsuit against David Daleiden. Daleiden was responsible for the undercover videos exposing the Planned Parenthood abortion business and the abortion industry selling the body parts of aborted unborn children. StemExpress was a middleman that would take the body parts from Planned Parenthood and sell them at a much higher cost to scientists and researchers conducting dubious research with them. After it was exposed, StemExpress filed a lawsuit against the light and attempting to cover up...
  • Rep. Brooks: Dems' 'war on whites' behind some criticism of Sessions

    01/11/2017 5:29:28 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    CNN Politics ^ | January 11, 2017 | Chris Massie
    Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks said in a radio interview on Tuesday that criticism of Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, who is Donald Trump's pick to be attorney general, is part of an ongoing "war on whites" by Democrats. "It's really about political power and racial division and what I've referred to on occasion as the 'war on whites.' They are trying to motivate the African-American vote to vote-bloc for Democrats by using every 'Republican is a racist' tool that they can envision," the Republican congressman said on "The Morning Show With Toni & Gary" on WBHP 800 Alabama radio. "Even if...
  • ABC ratings plunge when Megyn Kelly appears

    01/11/2017 5:29:09 PM PST · by stars & stripes forever · 48 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 1/11/2017 | Joe Kovacs
    Will Megyn Kelly be the next Katie Couric as she makes her transition to NBC? Time will tell, but the former Fox News anchorwoman’s recent appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America” is raising eyebrows as it reportedly caused the network’s ratings to plunge drastically. While she was still employed by Fox and plugging her book, “Settle For More,” Kelly was interviewed by ABC’s George Stephanopoulos during a Nov. 15 segment on “GMA.” According to Mediaite, “The minute-by-minute ratings for GMA took a major (and surprising) dive during her segment … .” Rachel Stockman of Mediaite noted: “According to sources with...
  • Republicans pass sweeping bill to reform 'abusive' U.S. regulation

    01/11/2017 5:28:31 PM PST · by mdittmar · 8 replies
    Reuters ^ | Jan 11, 2017 | Lisa Lambert
    Republicans on Wednesday passed a bill in the House of Representatives that touched on nearly every step U.S. agencies take in creating and applying new rules, continuing their blitz to radically reform "abusive" federal regulation of areas from the environment to the workplace.In a 238-183 vote, the House passed the "Regulatory Accountability Act," which combined eight bills aimed at changing how the vast government bureaucracy runs. Only five Democrats voted for it.
  • Congressman collapses in House cloakroom

    01/11/2017 5:26:24 PM PST · by LouieFisk · 14 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/11/2017 | Scott Wong
    Newly sworn-in Rep. John Rutherford (R-Fla.) suffered an apparent heart attack and collapsed during a vote series in the House, GOP lawmakers said Wednesday night. His immediate condition was unknown, but lawmakers said paramedics were "working on him" in the Republican cloakroom. Minutes later, he was wheeled out of the House chamber on a stretcher to a nearby elevator and taken to the hospital. He appeared to be receiving oxygen through a mask. GOP lawmakers emerged from the vote a short time later, saying Rutherford had been "stabilized."
  • Broncos Officially Name Vance Joseph New Head Coach

    01/11/2017 5:26:22 PM PST · by zeestephen · 13 replies ^ | 11 January 2017 | Jon Heath
    The Denver Broncos have named Miami Dolphins defensive coordinator Vance Joseph their new head coach, executive vice president of football operations and general manager John Elway announced on Wednesday.