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  • Anyone Have Spouses Who Wonder Why you are on FR All The Time? (VANITY) <---FOR THE SNARKY MODS

    06/01/2011 2:52:03 PM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 55 replies · 1+ views
    Or during an Obama speech they wonder why you are madly typing ahhhhhhh ummmmmm making fun at idiot Obama on a LIVE thread instead of watching it on TV? Do they realize it helps to not GO INSANE if you do this because Obama is such a infiltrator?Or do you have a spouse that is a LIBERAL? Or a spouse that thinks you are wasting time so you tell them 'HEY REGISTERED, CREATED THE SORE LOSERMEN and FR created the Tea Party. Tell the truth no one knows it's you.
  • Pornography as a Teacher - Saturday Book Pick: The Social Costs of Pornography

    05/14/2011 3:31:23 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 58 replies
    NCR ^ | 05/14/2011 | JOHN GRONDELSKI
    THE SOCIAL COSTS OF PORNOGRAPHY A Collection of Papers Edited by James R. Stoner Jr. and Donna M. Hughes Witherspoon Institute, 2010 288 pages, $30 (Accompanying DVD, $9.95; “Statement of Findings/Executive Summary, 68 pp., $5) To order: www.amazon.com In 2005, Pamela Paul coined the term “pornified” (in her book of the same name) to characterize the ubiquity and mainstreaming of pornography in contemporary American society, in large measure because of the Internet. Her book described the deleterious impact this phenomenon is having on marriage, women, young people and men. Five years later, Princeton’s Witherspoon Institute has published this impressive collection...
  • Ron Paul favors legalizing heroin (NOT The Onion)

    05/11/2011 12:16:52 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 120 replies · 1+ views
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 05/11/2011 | michaelgerson@washpost.com
    Before last week's South Carolina Republican debate, Ron Paul supporters complained that their candidate was not getting the first-tier attention his polling and fundraising should bring. It is true that Paul has often been overlooked and dismissed, as one might treat a slightly dotty uncle. But perhaps some first-tier scrutiny is deserved. Paul was the only candidate at the debate to make news, calling for the repeal of laws against prostitution, cocaine and heroin. The freedom to use drugs, he argued, is equivalent to the freedom of people to practice their religion and say their prayers. Liberty must be defended...
  • Christians Ignore Female Pornography Addicts, Until Now

    05/12/2011 8:17:19 PM PDT · by TheDingoAteMyBaby · 24 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 10, 2011 | SUSAN DONALDSON JAMES
    Crystal Renaud's eight-year addiction to pornography began at the age of 10, when she inadvertently found a titillating magazine in her brother's bathroom. Later, masturbation, phone sex and cyber sex insidiously escalated out of the loneliness in her life and continued a cycle of social isolation and shame. "Pornography became my closest friend. My only friend. Consistent, reliable," she said. Renaud, now 26, had heard sermons at her Kansas City megachurch condemning pornography, but none had ever mentioned women. It wasn't until she met another Christian woman with the same addiction that she realized she was not alone and began...
  • Barack Obama Hooked on Pills? [Tabloid alert]

    02/11/2011 11:18:40 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 85 replies · 1+ views
    showbizspy ^ | Thursday February 10, 2011
    Americas Globe magazine claims the President is hooked on prescription pills. The tabloid says Obamas addiction nightmare is the real reason for the Commander-in-Chiefs shocking weight loss. The drugs apparently used to help Barack battle depression are a cocaine-like stimulant, according to Globe.
  • ER Doctor's view on the culture of dependence in the rural and urban poor

    01/14/2011 12:38:49 PM PST · by oneprolifewoman · 28 replies
    Emergency Medicine News ^ | January 2011 | Edwin Leap MD
    Jim-Bob's Terrible Confession Edwin Leap MD Cast: Mama, 40; Daddy, 42, Chastity, 19; Jim Bob, 17. Setting: The family is sitting around the table in their subsidized housing discussing the future. Mama is microwaving dinner, as Daddy pops an Oxycontin, which Chastity eyes with interest. Her back has been hurting, too. Background: Jim Bob, ever the black sheep of the family, is on edge. He has news to tell the family, but he knows it won't go well. Chastity knows about it, and is being a typical big sister. A typical big sister, that is, who refuses to work, loves...
  • Jesse Lee Peterson Radio Show! Uniting the Races with Truth Instead of Dividing them with Lies!

    01/09/2011 3:23:54 PM PST · by abigail2 · 14 replies
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  • Thank You for (Pot) Smoking

    10/20/2010 1:20:53 AM PDT · by Ronbo1948 · 20 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 20, 2010 | By Robin of Berkeley
    I spend a chunk of my week as a Berkeley psychotherapist trying to convince clients to lay off the illicit substances. The State of California is making my job that much harder. There's a proposition on the November ballot to legalize marijuana for residents over 21. Now, is this really the direction that the state should be heading in? California's economy is in tatters. We host the biggest share of the country's illegal aliens, and we have 32% of the nation's welfare caseload on our books. What else: a decaying infrastructure, substandard schools, and burgeoning crime. To add insult to...
  • The Great Glenn Beck-a-Palooza

    08/30/2010 3:22:50 AM PDT · by Ronbo1948 · 123 replies
    Warning Signs ^ | August 29, 2010 | By Alan Caruba
    Not only did a lot of people show up at the Lincoln Memorial and around the reflecting pool on Saturday, the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jrs famed I have a dream speech, but the mainstream media drew criticism for reporting the obvious. They were mostly white. Maybe I just wasnt paying attention in the weeks leading up to the event, but I assumed Glenn Beck was going to use the platform to call attention to the key issues with which the nation is struggling and which will influence the outcome of the forthcoming November midterm elections. Obviously I...
  • A Compulsive Gambler's Tale

    08/18/2010 3:33:28 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 11 replies
    BCLocalNews ^ | August 12, 2010
    Editor: Re: Gambling does have a downside, (The Times, July 28). Before the opening of the Langley Cascades Casino, I had never been in a casino. I was curious and ventured in there one day. I was a little nervous only because I didnt know how to work a slot machine. I walked around for a while, then I found an empty one right in the corner and sat down and proceeded to put my money in. In a heartbeat, $20 vanished. I was so upset that I had lost 20 bucks (I am the cheapest person when it comes...
  • [Ecumenic] Sexual Junk Food: Porn's Degrading Effects

    06/29/2010 7:27:56 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 42 replies · 3+ views
    CBN ^ | Tuesday, June 29, 2010 | Paul Strand
    WASHINGTON -- A group of scholars, social scientists, and psychologists are sounding alarm bells that pornography is much more harmful to society than most people think. The group recently revealed before the National Press Club startling new evidence of how widespread porn has become in the U.S.
  • Twilight Fans' Vampire Addiction Affecting Relationships

    06/28/2010 5:21:47 PM PDT · by C19fan · 35 replies
    Yahoo Movie Talk ^ | June 28, 2010 | Lindsay Robertson
    With fans turning the area outside the Nokia theater in L.A. into a tent city in advance of the "Eclipse" premiere, the Los Angeles Times examines the phenomenon of fans whose lives are upended by their fierce love of the vampire books and movies. The Times found women who have nearly lost their marriages by neglecting their husbands in favor of "Twilight" fan sites, blogs, and message boards. One woman gushes that she's seen the movies "over 300 times." So-called "Twilight addiction" proliferates on the Internet, where a fan can take any of hundreds of quizzes to self-diagnose their condition,...
  • Woman describes how porn addiction destroyed marriage, calls for more scientific study

    06/15/2010 10:55:48 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 103 replies · 1,746+ views
    CNA ^ | New York City, N.Y., Jun 15, 2010
    www.catholicnewsagency.com Woman describes how porn addiction destroyed marriage, calls for more scientific study Related articles: Hearing on the Brain Science Behind Pornography AddictionChildrens Access to Adult Pornography Online - and What Parents Can DoThe Harmful Effects of Pornography New York City, N.Y., Jun 15, 2010 / 01:23 am (CNA).- In a previously published National Review Online article, a woman who chose to remain anonymous shared the painful story of her husband's pornography addiction and its detrimental effects on their marriage. After citing various statistics on the nature and affects of pornography, she called on the scientific community at large...
  • Following iPhones Example Windows Phone 7 to Ban Porn Apps

    06/09/2010 9:16:12 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 64 replies · 142+ views
    Life Site News ^ | Wednesday June 9, 2010 | Thaddeus M. Baklinski
    Wednesday June 9, 2010 Following iPhones Example Windows Phone 7 to Ban Porn Apps By Thaddeus M. BaklinskiREDMOND, Washington, June 9, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Following Apple's lead in trying to keep pornography off its iPad and iPhone products, Microsoft hasannounced a new set of policies for the Windows Phone 7 Marketplace that will not allow porn or sexually suggestive content.The application certificationrequirements for Windows Phone 7 program developers states that Microsoft will no longer allow content such as "Images that are sexually suggestive or provocative, Content that generally falls under the category of pornography, or Content that a reasonable...
  • Heartbreaking twist in Koppel son tragedy

    06/02/2010 2:23:01 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 14 replies · 1,876+ views
    New York Post ^ | June 2, 2010 | Jeane MacIntosh, Lorena Mongelli and Dan Mangan
    The son of legendary TV newsman Ted Koppel had the unconditional love of his parents and a second child on the way -- but the twin demons of drugs and booze were a deadly lure he couldn't duck, friends said yesterday. Andrew "Drew" Koppel, 40, had "many substance-abuse issues," said a longtime family friend. Still, that friend found it "shocking" that Koppel died in a stranger's seedy Manhattan apartment Monday after nearly 12 hours of drinking whiskey with a man he had just met in a Hell's Kitchen bar. "What's really puzzling the family is why he ended up...
  • Study: A Cigarette A Month Can Get A Kid Hooked

    05/30/2010 6:03:00 PM PDT · by Drango · 30 replies · 569+ views
    NPR ^ | 5/31/10 | Brenda Wilson
    Teenage smoking is often thought of as kind of innocent experiment, but a drag on a friend's cigarette may be the beginning of something that will be hard to shake. A study of adolescent smokers in the journal Pediatrics tracks the course of addiction to nicotine among a group of sixth-graders. After following 1,246 middle-school children for four years, researchers say a pattern emerged of occasional smoking that led to an addiction to tobacco: A cigarette a month will do it. "When people are just wanting a cigarette, every now and then, they think they just enjoy smoking," says study...
  • Drugstore Cowboy charged with Redmond robbery

    05/29/2010 10:31:17 AM PDT · by Clint Williams · 3 replies · 496+ views
    Seattle P-I ^ | 5/28/10 | Casey McNerthney
    The author of "Drugstore Cowboy" and his alleged accomplice -- a convicted sex offender -- were charged Friday with first-degree robbery after police said they zip-tied women working at a Redmond pharmacy and robbed them. James Fogle, 73, became famous beyond police lineups by writing a novel about longtime drug users who robbed pharmacies. Filmmaker Gus Van Sant turned the unpublished novel into a movie by the same name, "Drugstore Cowboy," in 1989, and Fogle's book hit shelves the following year. ...
  • Man Has Marble Addiction (video)

    05/26/2010 9:34:57 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 31 replies · 852+ views
    YouTube ^ | May 22, 2010 | uploaded by Zetanian8
    Belgian Television News captures the ordinary and not so-ordinary stories of all kinds of people.This time they found a bizarre man with a marble addiction...
  • [ECUMENIC] Slaying the Giant Freedom from Pornography Addiction

    05/18/2010 11:44:13 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 18 replies · 668+ views
    True Mannhood ^ | January 15, 2010 | Unknown
    Slaying the Giant Freedom from Pornography Addiction Im a recovering pornography addict. I know a thing or two about the destructive power of porn and the methods of overcoming an addiction to porn. There are a few steps that can aid you in fighting this battle. Note: these steps, and the entire recovery process, are incredibly difficult, so get ready for a fight. Even though it will be difficult, never doubt that you CAN overcome freedom awaits you!Disclaimer: the information contained on this page is not full-proof and may not work for you. This list is not intended to...
  • Celibacy and the Problem of Pornography

    04/26/2010 8:31:03 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 30 replies · 1,048+ views
    catholicexchange.com ^ | April 23, 2010 | Father James Farfaglia
    Today, men are addicted to pornography at an alarming rate. Catholic priests are struggling with pornography, especially internet pornography as well. As I wrote in my recently published book Man to Man: A Real Priest Speaks to Real Men About Marriage, Sexuality and Family Life [1], Lust is a very powerful sin and it destroys human freedom. Lust is a real problem for most men. Lust is more powerful than an addiction to drugs or to alcohol. Many affirm that celibacy is the reason why priests have sexual addictions. But our pastoral experience tells us that the amount of married...