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  • The Path of the Cross

    03/08/2018 3:48:07 PM PST · by metmom · 9 replies
    Key Life ^ | March 5, 2018 | Steve Brown
    The source of almost all spiritual problems is an inappropriate effort to avoid the cross. When we, as the church, turn away from the cross, we miss the path that God gave us—the path to freedom, joy, faithfulness and forgiveness. It’s the only way there.We think the cross is fine and necessary for those who aren’t saved…but, once we’re saved, it’s no longer relevant to our lives. We, as Christians, forget that the cross is the very paradigm for who we are and everything we do, think, feel and believe. So if that’s true (and it is), then what does...
  • Ex-Justice Dept. lawyer caught in ‘most serious’ internal corruption case in recent memory

    03/08/2018 3:41:49 PM PST · by saywhatagain · 12 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 8, 2018 | Spencer S. Hsu
    A former corporate-fraud prosecutor carried out the “most serious” example of public corruption by a U.S. Department of Justice attorney in years by stealing more than 40 whistleblower fraud cases in 2016 and trying to sell the secret information to companies under federal investigation, prosecutors said.
  • Flake to introduce bill to nullify Trump's tariffs

    03/08/2018 3:40:20 PM PST · by bkopto · 71 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/8/2018 | jordain carney
    Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on Thursday that he will introduce legislation to nix President Trump's tariffs on steel and aluminum imports just minutes after they were announced. "I will immediately draft and introduce legislation to nullify these tariffs, and I urge my colleagues to pass it before this exercise in protectionism inflicts any more damage on the economy," Flake said in a statement. Trump announced that he would levy the penalties — a 25 percent tariff for steel and 10 percent on aluminum — during a White House event. Canada and Mexico are exempted amid larger trade negotiations, Trump...
  • Legal team for Chicago cop charged with teen's murder wants a change of venue

    03/08/2018 3:39:27 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 14 replies ^ | 03/08/2018 | Whitney Lloyd
    Lawyers for a Chicago police officer accused of murdering a Chicago teen in a shooting captured on dashcam video that ignited protests in the city and around the country are arguing their client will not be able to get a fair trial in Chicago. Chicago cop Jason Van Dyke was back in court Thursday as his lawyers argued extensive media coverage of the October 2014 incident in which Van Dyke shot and killed 17-year old Laquan McDonald means Van Dyke will not be able to get a fair trial in Cook County where Chicago is the county seat.
  • Turkey reporter stayed one step ahead of crackdown (Abdullah Bozkurt)

    03/08/2018 3:37:52 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 4 replies
    X Index (the voice of free expression) ^ | 12 Feb 2018 | DENITSA TSEKOVA
    “It was part of the intimidation campaign to go after family members, including my mother.” This article is part of Index on Censorship partner Global Journalist’s Project Exile series, which has published interviews with exiled journalists from around the world. Abdullah Bozkurt, pictured with the last issue of the Turkish newspaper Today’s Zaman (courtesy). In hindsight, there were many clues that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s government was making preparations to eliminate Turkey’s independent media even before it launched a massive crackdown in July 2016. But perhaps the biggest tip-off was the March 2016 police raid and seizure of Zaman, Turkey’s largest...
  • Trump and Sessions Go to War Against California, Sanctuary State

    03/08/2018 3:31:29 PM PST · by davikkm · 9 replies
    IWB ^ | Bob Shanahan
    Attorney General Jeff Sessions was in Downtown Sacramento, California, the capital city of the nation’s first sanctuary state, on Wednesday to give a speech to the California Peace Officers Association, following the Trump Justice Department’s lawsuit filed on Tuesday, challenging the three recently passed state laws directly contradicting federal immigration law. “The Department of Justice and the Trump Administration are going to fight these unjust, unfair, and unconstitutional policies,” Attorney General Sessions told law enforcement officials yesterday. This clash between federal immigration law and states’ sovereignty is necessary as the nation’s justice department is tasked with reducing crime in America...
  • Pelosi Says Illegal Aliens ‘Make America More American’

    03/08/2018 3:31:05 PM PST · by Altura Ct. · 68 replies
    CNS News ^ | 3/7/18
    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi issued a statement today attacking the Trump administration for brining suit against the state of California for enacting laws the interfere with federal enforcement of the immigration laws, which under the Constitution are the responsibility of the federal government. In her statement, referring to the illegal aliens who would be deported if the Trump administration succeeded in enforcing the immigration law, Pelosi said they “make America more American.” “The people of California will not be bowed by the Trump Administration’s brazen aggression and intimidation tactics,” she said. “Californians will continue to proudly keep open doors...
  • Confessing Your Sins

    03/08/2018 3:28:09 PM PST · by metmom · 4 replies
    Grace To ^ | 1993 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    "I prayed to the Lord my God and confessed" (Dan. 9:4). Confession brings forgiveness and guards God’s character. Confessing your sins means you agree with God that you have offended His holy character, are worthy of punishment, and in need of forgiveness. That's exactly what we see Daniel doing in verses 5-16. Verse 20 summarizes his prayer: "I was speaking and praying, and confessing my sin and the sin of my people Israel, and presenting my supplication before the Lord my God." Unlike some who suffer God's chastening, Daniel didn't shift the blame for Israel's calamity. Instead he admitted that...
  • Realizing the Need for Seriousness

    03/08/2018 3:27:38 PM PST · by metmom · 1 replies
    Grace To ^ | 1997 | John MacArthur, Grace Community Church
    “Let your laughter be turned into mourning, and your joy to gloom” (James 4:9b). The humble individual will come to see that sin is not a laughing matter. Humor has always had a place in popular culture. But in recent decades a more worldly side to humor has emerged. Situation comedies dominate the list of top-rated TV shows, but many are far from what’s really best for people to view. The shows’ contents so often pander to the immoral and tend to put down scriptural values. Meanwhile, the world also runs headlong after activities that stress fun and self-indulgence. Most...
  • Macron seeks to replace Britain as India's gateway to Europe

    03/08/2018 3:02:32 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 31 replies ^ | March 8, 2018 | Reuters Staff
    French President Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday he wanted France to supplant Britain as New Delhi’s partner of choice in Europe, as he embarked on a four-day tour of India. Macron, a pro-business centrist who swept to power last year, has been beating the drum for France as a new, modernised “startup nation” on the world stage, while he pushes ahead with a wide-ranging programme of reforms at home. He has also used Britain’s decision to leave the European Union to pitch France as an investment destination at the heart of the European single market. “Your historical partner in Europe...
  • The rapid ‘progress’ of progressivism

    03/08/2018 3:02:10 PM PST · by TBP · 8 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | Victor Davis Hanson
    America is engaged in a great struggle with China for the hearts and minds of humanity. For generations, universities have been run by pious ideologies and political parties led by vainglorious sore-losers. Nowadays, however, young people are quitting the faith for the same reasons so many rural and smaller city Americans rejected the establishment Republican Party of Jeb Bush during the primaries and Hillary Clinton in the general election to put Donald Trump in the White House. America has failed many of them, and the leadership of the major political parties is callous to their pain. From the 1930s to...
  • President Trump Signs the Section 232 Proclamations on Steel and Aluminum Imports

    03/08/2018 2:59:46 PM PST · by euram · 16 replies ^ | March 8, 2018 | President Trump
    Full Trump speech.
  • Mitt Romney is under attack in Utah for ‘liberal Massachusetts values’

    03/08/2018 2:57:41 PM PST · by TBP · 61 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 8, 2018 | S.A. Miller
    Mitt Romney is being hit with the first attack ad of the Utah Senate race Thursday, a slickly produced video that portrays him as a darling of the D.C. establishment and gives him the nickname “flip-flopper Mitt.” The ad from Republican candidate Larry Meyers slams Mr. Romney, the presumptive front-runner in the GOP race, with accusations of not being conservative enough for Utah voters. “The D.C. establishment loves Mitt Romney. But Utah voters have a better choice. Larry Meyers,” says the announcer. It then rips open an old wound for Mr. Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and a former...
  • [Catholic Caucus] Chicago Catholics Set to Protest Fr. James Martin

    03/08/2018 2:55:40 PM PST · by ebb tide · 3 replies
    Church Militant ^ | March 7, 2018 | David Nussman
    Pro-gay Jesuit Fr. James Martin will be giving two speeches at the Catholic cathedral in Chicago, and faithful Catholics will be outside the cathedral praying and protesting. Father Martin will be speaking at Chicago's Holy Name Cathedral on Thursday, March 22, and Friday, March 23. Both events will begin at 7 PM. Catholic organization Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) will be outside Holy Name Cathedral, praying a Rosary of reparation and protesting Fr. Martin's presence. They will be there 6–7:30 PM on Thursday, March 22.  In September 2017 after Fr. Martin had several speaking gigs canceled, the archdiocese of Chicago extended a...
  • Chilling discovery as 27 pairs of severed human hands mysteriously wash up on an ice-covered island

    03/08/2018 2:52:16 PM PST · by Red Badger · 66 replies ^ | 03-08-2018 | By Will Stewart
    The shocking find was made close to the city of Khabarovsk in the Far East of Siberia, close to the border with China All but one of the 54 hands were in a bag. Another - spotted first by a local - was lying separately on a snow-covered island in the Amur River around 18 miles downstream from the Russian frontier with China. The sinister finds were laid out in the snow for a police picture. They were located at a popular fishing spot, but locals said they had seen nothing suspicious.
  • Why Won’t Women’s March Leaders Denounce Louis Farrakhan’s Anti-Semitism?

    03/08/2018 2:39:58 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | March 7, 2018 | Jesse Singal
    Louis Farrakhan displays the book, “The Secret Relationship Between Blacks and Jews,” during his speech at Jackson State University in Jackson, Miss. Photo: Rogelio V. Solis/AP/REX/Shutterstock Two weeks ago, during a Saviours’ Day event to commemorate the life of Nation of Islam founder Master Fard Muhammad, Louis Farrakhan had some things to say about Jews. The “powerful Jews,” he told the audience inside Wintrust Arena in Chicago, “are my enemy.” The Jews are also “responsible for all of this filth and degenerate behavior that Hollywood is putting out turning men into women and women into men” — that is, for...
  • Oral sex is causing an oral cancer epidemic in men by outwitting natural defenses

    03/08/2018 2:39:41 PM PST · by LiveFreeOrDie2001 · 206 replies
    Sac Bee ^ | 3/8/2018 | Marie McCullough
    Five years ago, when actor Michael Douglas candidly revealed that his throat cancer was linked to having oral sex, two things happened. He made headlines that mortified his family. And he helped publicize the fact that a pervasive, sexually transmitted virus called HPV was unleashing an epidemic of oral cancer among men. Since then, scientists have made headway in figuring out why HPV, the human papillomavirus, has this glaring gender bias. Men are four times more likely than women to be diagnosed with oral cancer, a hard-to-detect, hard-to-treat disease that has overtaken cervical cancer as the most common HPV-related malignancy...
  • Heads Up Major Announcement On North Korea At 7:00 PM EST

    03/08/2018 2:39:11 PM PST · by goldstategop · 140 replies
    A day of fast-moving developments. An announcement about North Korea expected within the hour.
  • Trump says South Korea to make 'major announcement' on North Korea(7PM)

    03/08/2018 2:36:20 PM PST · by Revel · 48 replies
    Reuters ^ | 3/8/18
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters that South Korea would be making a “major announcement” on North Korea at 7 p.m. (0000 GMT) on Thursday.
  • Guess actress Cynthia Nixon will take on Cuomo in the primary....

    03/08/2018 2:28:12 PM PST · by Conserv · 37 replies
    because she has started to try to fem up her wife(lol).