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  • The Slippery Slope to Pedophilia

    09/26/2013 8:35:03 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 29 replies
    The New American ^ | 24 September 2013 | Selwyn Duke
    If you had told someone in the 1950s that, in about two generations, homosexuality would largely be normalized and faux (same-sex) marriage would be gaining widespread approval, they’d have called you crazy. Never, ever under the stars and stripes. Why, pugnacious pundit Bill O’Reilly himself opined as recently as 10 to 15 years ago that faux marriage would never be accepted in America. Ah, what a difference a decade makes in the (mis?)information age, where ideas can be transmitted worldwide at a button’s touch. I can’t tell you exactly when I knew faux marriage would gain traction — not in...
  • My Dad (82y/o) is "Too Stubborn", Won't Leave Decrepit Empty Nest!!

    01/01/2013 9:11:57 PM PST · by San Rafael Blue · 72 replies
    Jan 1st 2013 | Floyd A. Logan
    I'm sure other middle-aged adults are going through similar situations. I live on the west coast, but hail from back east, Michigan, to be precise. I grew up in a huge bricked home with full basement, attic, four bedrooms two bathrooms. I am still very close to my three siblings and to Dad. St. Cecilia, The Catholic grade school we attended is still functioning, and only two blocks from the house. Daddy attends 9am Mass each Sunday. My Mother passed away about 20 years ago. The 'Problem' is that our sweet old family home is completely falling apart, inside and...
  • Events In Libya Contrast Sharply With Obama's Acceptance Speech

    09/12/2012 3:10:11 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9/12/12 | Ariel Ungar the intercession of President Barack Obama, that those Israelis who had barricaded themselves in a secure room were saved by the belated intervention of Egyptian security forces - who had hitherto remained passive. 75 of the defendants received a suspended one-year sentence. One defendant actually received a five-year sentence, but as he was tried in absentia, don't expect to see him behind bars soon. The events unfolded on a Friday night and I became dimly aware that something had happened the next day during the Sabbath service when Michael, whom I generally see in the synagogue only on Rosh...
  • Romney: 'My Country Deserves Better!' (Acceptance speech excerpts)

    08/30/2012 5:06:27 PM PDT · by GOPinCa · 158 replies
    Here are excerpts of the remarks Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney plans to deliver this evening in Tampa, Florida: Four years ago, I know that many Americans felt a fresh excitement about the possibilities of a new president. That president was not the choice of our party but Americans always come together after elections. We are a good and generous people who are united by so much more than divides us. When that hard fought election was over, when the yard signs came down and the television commercials finally came off the air, Americans were eager to go back to...
  • Rasmussen poll: The Bain attack is a flop

    01/16/2012 3:48:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 63 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/16/2012 | Tina Korbe
    How exactly has Mitt Romney managed to attract a polling surge in the middle of the attacks from Newt Gingrich and Rick Perry over his Bain Capital days? According to a new Rasmussen poll, it’s because Republicans appear to be ready for a downsizing artist in the White House. And Republicans don’t appear to be alone, either: Voters are closely divided over whether Mitt Romney’s business career is a plus or a minus, but most Republicans see it as a plus. Additionally, a plurality of all voters think he would do a better job than President Obama dealing with the...
  • 5 Lakers appear in public service announcement promoting acceptance

    04/20/2011 3:36:20 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 33 replies
    Daily News ^ | April 20, 2011 | Staff
    Kobe Bryant and four of his Los Angeles Laker teammates called for understanding, compassion and acceptance in a public service announcement released today. The release of the public service announcement comes six days after Bryant was fined $100,000 by the NBA for using an obscene antigay slur aimed at a referee during a game last Tuesday. The Lakers and the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation announced on Friday they would work together to eliminate antigay slurs. The announcement begins with Bryant saying, "There are all kinds of different people in the world. That's what makes the world special. So...
  • Marco Rubio Acceptance Speech (Video)

    08/25/2010 8:37:55 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 2 replies
    C-Span ^ | 8-24-2010 | C-Span
  • Obama's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism speaks out against "Islamophobia"

    07/01/2010 3:07:18 PM PDT · by Cindy · 23 replies · 1+ views
    JIHAD ^ | July 1, 2010 6:30 AM | Posted by Robert Spencer
    SNIPPET - quote: Obama's Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism speaks out against "Islamophobia" If Hannah Rosenthal really wants to end "Islamophobia," here is an easy way. She can call upon Muslims to: 1. Focus their indignation on Muslims committing violent acts in the name of Islam, not on non-Muslims reporting on those acts. 2. Renounce definitively not just "terrorism," but any intention to replace the U.S. Constitution (or the constitutions of any non-Muslim state) with Sharia even by peaceful means. In line with this, clarify what is meant by their condemnations of the killing of innocent people by...
  • Change (from outer space) we can believe in

    12/10/2008 9:01:01 PM PST · by thecodont · 19 replies · 912+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle / ^ | Wednesday, December 10, 2008 | Peter Hartlaub
    The planet gets invaded once again this weekend, in the unsettling form of Keanu Reeves, as a remake of "The Day the Earth Stood Still" arrives in theaters. A lot has changed since the alien Klaatu first landed on Earth in the 1951 original. The human race has abused the Earth's natural resources to the brink of ecological calamity, while the world's financial markets are on the verge of collapse. We live in a time when Paula Abdul won't go away, and Sidney Poitier can't seem to make a comeback. And the trans fat has been removed from Girl Scout...
  • PREVIEW of Obama's acceptance speech!

    11/03/2008 9:06:20 PM PST · by purpleporter · 3 replies · 695+ views
    Hollywood | 11/02/08 | Judi the Teacher
    Check it out! Obama has already rehearsed his acceptance speech and said Joe Biden will fix everything in one week!
  • Welcome, Gov. Sarah Palin (VIDEO

    08/29/2008 3:37:26 PM PDT · by Dawnsblood · 9 replies · 91+ views ^ | 8/29/08 | MsUnderestimated
    Well today, John McCain surprised us all. And what a delightful surprise it was. Today John McCain introduced his V.P. pick to the world, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin. What a refreshing thing to come our way in this political season. If this country ever needed change, it was not in Obama, but in Gov. Sarah Palin. I love this woman!
  • Barack Obama’s Acceptance Speech - the Transcript

    08/28/2008 9:23:37 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 3 replies · 156+ views
    NY Times ^ | August 28, 2008 | B. Hussein Obama
    Transcript Barack Obama’s Acceptance Speech Published: August 28, 2008 The following is the transcript of Senator Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, as recorded by CQ Transcriptions.
  • The Angry Obama Acceptance Speech in Pictures

    08/28/2008 9:57:42 PM PDT · by · 55 replies · 1,098+ views ^ | 08/29/2008 | The above site has the pictures that document the angry speech. I don’t know what Barack Obama and his speechwriters were smoking but this speech is a disaster. The entire Democratic Convention had no theme and did not attack John McCain enough. This speech is boring, angry, whiny, lecturing, and full of very little specifics. I don’t know who told the Obama’s not to smile but Michelle and Barack are not smiling enough. Barack is coming off as an angry, arrogant, and pretentious candidate. Oh and he just brought out the “recruiting an army of teachers, and paying...
  • Biden's Acceptance Speech Leaked

    08/26/2008 6:30:27 PM PDT · by Rushjr79 · 8 replies · 201+ views
    The Edwards report ^ | 8/26/08 | Edwards Report
    Exclusive sources deep within the DNC have revealed Sen. Joe Biden’s vice presidential acceptance speech, causing an uproar among Obama campaign staffers. Biden is not expected to address plagiarism charges leveled against him. Here are selected excerpts from Biden’s speech: I’m John Kerry and I’m reporting for duty.
  • More volunteer for bankruptcy as going bust loses its stigma

    02/16/2008 12:13:54 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 85 replies · 89+ views
    Times of London ^ | 02/16/08 | Grainne Gilmore
    February 16, 2008 More volunteer for bankruptcy as going bust loses its stigma Grainne Gilmore, Economics Correspondent There is increasing evidence that going bankrupt is losing its stigma as consumers struggle with mounting debts. Three quarters of all people who petitioned for bankruptcy last year did so voluntarily, new figures show. While overall bankruptcy petitions fell slightly last year, figures from the Ministry of Justice released yesterday showed more people initiating proceedings. Some 53,114 people petitioned in court to become bankrupt in 2007, up from 52,717 in 2006. Vince Cable, Liberal Democrat Treasury spokesman, said: “These figures are clear evidence...
  • Red Alert On Tolerance

    02/12/2008 8:46:14 AM PST · by bs9021 · 25 replies · 133+ views
    Campus Report ^ | February 12, 2008 | Malcolm Kline
    Red Alert On Tolerance by: Malcolm A. Kline, February 12, 2008 Look out children: academics are now entranced by something called “Teaching Beyond Tolerance.” Since their emphasis on tolerance netted us about a couple of hundred restrictive speech codes at about as many colleges and universities, who knows what the new fad will yield on American campuses. Shana Agid and Erica Rand give a preview of coming attractions, sort of, in the latest issue of Radical Teacher. “We wanted to imagine another set of possibilities for educators and students alike, grounded in a different set of assumptions: that so-called ‘hate’...
  • After delays, 'virtual fence' nearly ready for acceptance testing

    10/17/2007 6:52:53 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies · 86+ views
    ap on San Diego Union - Tribune ^ | 10/17/07 | Arthur H. Rotstein - ap
    TUCSON, Ariz. – Defense contractor Boeing Co. has told the government it believes it has solved most of the problems that have delayed use of the first section of a high-tech “virtual fence” along the nation's borders for months. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials, however, said they'll wait until acceptance testing now set for late October is done before passing judgment. The 28-mile section of fence along the U.S.-Mexico border in southern Arizona is the first of thousands of miles planned on the nation's southern and northern borders. Boeing personnel who briefed federal officials “sounded real optimistic” about the...
  • Man Charged with Fondling Girls in (VA) Store - Illegal Alien Alert

    09/04/2007 5:30:51 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies · 885+ views
    The Roanoke Times ^ | September 03, 2007 | Neil Harvey
    A man arrested by the Bedford County (VA) Sheriff's Office over the weekend has been charged with two counts of aggravated sexual battery. About 5 p.m. Saturday, officers were called to the Goodwill store on U.S. 221 in Bedford County because a male customer in the store had reportedly fondled two 8-year-old girls. The victims are friends who were visiting the store with relatives. Santos Guzman, 41, was apprehended in the parking lot. Chief Gary Reynolds, a special assistant to the sheriff and the supervisor of Bedford's Child Sexual Offender Registration and Tracking Unit, was off duty but was in...
  • Tom Cruise Vs. Mel Gibson - (Follywood loves Scientology and Islam; they get special treatment!)

    07/26/2005 1:43:16 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 58 replies · 4,506+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 26, 2005 | CLIFF KINCAID
    We have commented on actor Tom Cruise using the media to preach the virtues of Scientology and the evils of psychiatry. He gave interviews about his new film, "War of the Worlds," as long as he was permitted to talk about his religion. But Scientology not only has a base in Hollywood, it has enjoyed powerful friends in Washington. For years, Scientology fought a battle with the IRS because the government would not recognize its claim to be a religion. The IRS finally granted Scientology its desired status under President Bill Clinton, the recipient of massive donations from Hollywood. Now...
  • Goldwater's 1964 Acceptance Speech

    04/12/2005 2:34:05 PM PDT · by cougar_mccxxi · 9 replies · 517+ views
    Goldwater's 1964 Acceptance Speech The following is the text of Barry Goldwater's 1964 speech at the 28th Republican National Convention, accepting the nomination for president. Provided by the Arizona Historical Foundation To my good friend and great Republican, Dick Nixon, and your charming wife, Pat; my running mate and that wonderful Republican who has served us well for so long, Bill Miller and his wife, Stephanie; to Thurston Morton who has done such a commendable job in chairmaning this Convention; to Mr. Herbert Hoover, who I hope is watching; and to that great American and his wife, General and Mrs....