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  • Obama Paints 'A Fairly Sizable Number' of Republican Primary Voters As 'The Swamp of Crazy

    10/16/2016 8:50:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 84 replies ^ | 10/14/2016 | Susan Jones
    Democrats have Republican friends and neighbors who are "some great people," President Obama said Thursday at a campaign rally in Ohio. But the Republican base includes a "swamp of crazy" -- people who deny climate change, espouse conspiracy theories, listen to Fox News and Rush Limbaugh. Obama said Republican politicians who "knew better" never spoke up. So "all that bile -- all that exaggeration, all that stuff that wasn't grounded in fact, just bubbled up," Obama said -- producing Donald Trump as the Republican Party's presidential nominee.

    04/19/2013 5:07:16 AM PDT · by Penn4God · 5 replies
    Patriot Update ^ | April 18, 2013 | Chris Skates
    Mr. O’Reilly, You consistently challenge your guests to “tell me where I am wrong”. Well, you are wrong on the homosexual marriage issue in a number of areas.
  • Is Halloween Harmless?

    10/25/2008 7:00:34 AM PDT · by DouglasKC · 267 replies · 2,354+ views
    Good News Magazine ^ | Fall 2008 | Jerold Aust
    Is Halloween Harmless? Every year at Halloween, well-meaning parents dress their children in grotesque and ghoulish costumes. Is Halloween really harmless? Who and what's behind this bizarre holiday? by Jerold Aust It all looks like so much fun and seems so harmless: jack-o'-lanterns, grotesque grinning masks, long black witch attire with pointed black hats, costumes painted like skeletons, outfits that represent demons and goblins, and children going door to door, soliciting treats from compliant neighbors. But when Halloween comes around, do you find yourself yearning for the hours to pass until the whole trick-or-treat farce is over? If you don't,...
  • "Killer" Fossil Find May Rewrite Story of Whale Evolution (Again)

    08/16/2006 6:35:40 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 60 replies · 1,998+ views
    National Geographic ^ | August 16, 2006 | James Owen
    The discovery of a bizarre species of fossil whale from Australia with huge eyes and flesh-ripping jaws provides valuable new insights into the evolution of whales, researchers say. The previously unknown species lived about 25 million years ago and was an early ancestor of modern baleen whales, which feed by filtering plankton from seawater. This group includes the blue whale, the largest animal ever to inhabit the planet. But the newfound predatory whale likely hunted sharks and other fish despite its relatively small size and suggests that baleen whales weren't always the toothless gentle giants we see in our oceans...
  • The battle heats up (Evolutionists are fed up, and they aren't going to take it anymore)

    05/27/2006 4:15:39 PM PDT · by DaveLoneRanger · 91 replies · 1,285+ views
    Answers in Genesis ^ | May 27, 2006 | Ken Ham
    AiG’s Dr. David Menton, because of his scientific credentials, was able to sit in on some very revealing meetings in St. Louis. He told me, “Evolutionists have had it with biblical literalists, and they’re not going to take it anymore.” Dr. Menton had just attended the annual conference of the world’s largest scientific society, the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). It featured a number of sessions on creation/evolution and how to combat creationists. Dr. Menton told me, “What I heard is of great importance to all who are concerned about biblical Christianity and the future of education...

    05/23/2006 9:51:04 AM PDT · by Blackirish · 818 replies · 7,215+ views
    The New York Post ^ | 5/23/06 | John Podohertz
    May 23, 2006 -- IN my new book ("Can She Be Stopped?"), I suggest that the Republican best suited to the challenge of preventing Hillary Clinton's ascension to the Oval Of fice in 2008 is Rudy Giuliani. A Fox News Opinion Dynamics poll released yesterday offers some strong ballast for the idea: In a head-to-head matchup, Rudy beats Hillary 49 percent to 40 percent, the best showing among all Republican contenders. By contrast, John McCain has a 46-to-42 advantage over Hillary - besting her but not as decisively as Rudy does. Rudy is viewed favorably by 64 percent of those...
  • Calif. School Scraps 'Intelligent Design' [El Tejon litigation]

    01/17/2006 11:24:31 AM PST · by PatrickHenry · 450 replies · 3,980+ views
    The Dispatch (Lexington, N.C.) ^ | 17 January 2006 | JULIANA BARBASSA
    A rural school district agreed to stop teaching a religion-based alternative to evolution as part of a court settlement filed Tuesday, a legal group said. Frazier Mountain High School will stop teaching a philosophy class discussing the theory of "intelligent design" this week and won't teach it in the future, said Ayesha N. Khan, legal director for Americans United for Separation of Church and State. Officials at the El Tejon Unified School District were not immediately available for comment. A federal judge in Fresno had been scheduled to hold a hearing Tuesday afternoon on whether to halt the class midway...
  • Farrelly's South Park masterminds in creative feud

    12/29/2005 4:27:58 AM PST · by balch3 · 272 replies · 3,726+ views
    CTV-Canada ^ | December 14, 2005 | Associated Press
    Is Cartman a crook? Peter and Bobby Farrelly, the gross-out gurus behind Dumb and Dumber and There's Something About Mary are accusing South Park masterminds Trey Parker and Matt Stone of ripping off a movie idea.
  • Judge strikes down Intelligent Design…He must have descended from a baboon!

    12/20/2005 9:10:11 AM PST · by Craig DeLuz · 27 replies · 639+ views
    The Home of Uncommon Sense ^ | 12/18/2005 | Craig DeLuz
    Judge John E. Jones III struck down a policy passed by the Dover Area School Board that brought into question Darwin’s Theory of Evolution. He even went as far as to call those board members who supported the policy liars. Read More... Craig DeLuz Visit The Home of Uncommon Sense...
  • Creationism: God's gift to the ignorant (Religion bashing alert)

    05/25/2005 3:41:22 AM PDT · by billorites · 2,677 replies · 25,022+ views
    Times Online UK ^ | May 21, 2005 | Richard Dawkins
    Science feeds on mystery. As my colleague Matt Ridley has put it: “Most scientists are bored by what they have already discovered. It is ignorance that drives them on.” Science mines ignorance. Mystery — that which we don’t yet know; that which we don’t yet understand — is the mother lode that scientists seek out. Mystics exult in mystery and want it to stay mysterious. Scientists exult in mystery for a very different reason: it gives them something to do. Admissions of ignorance and mystification are vital to good science. It is therefore galling, to say the least, when enemies...
  • Is She Alive?

    03/28/2005 5:50:57 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 5 replies · 437+ views
    The Sarasota Journal | 3/28/05 | Amos the Prophet
    Is She Alive? -Amos the Prophet She lays unthinking-unfeeling-unknowing that she is alive. Now dying of thirst and hunger but peaceful, beautiful and serene. She does not, cannot, know of the uproar that surrounds her. She is oblivious, unreachable, beyond all we cherish as human. Or she is not. Or she is aware and knows the terror that dominates her. Or she knows the names and faces of her enemies and fears their horrible power. Or she longs for a few more minutes with those who cherish her. Or she yearns for a drop of water. Does she know that...
  • Teen sex increased after abstinence program Texas study finds no impact on sexual behavior

    02/01/2005 11:28:59 AM PST · by nyg4168 · 48 replies · 3,785+ views
    msnbc ^ | Feb. 1, 2005
    HOUSTON - Abstinence-only sex education programs, a major plank in President George W. Bush’s education plan, have had no impact on teenagers’ behavior in his home state of Texas, according to a new study. Despite taking courses emphasizing abstinence-only themes, teenagers in 29 high schools became increasingly sexually active, mirroring the overall state trends, according to the study conducted by researchers at Texas A&M University. “We didn’t see any strong indications that these programs were having an impact in the direction desired,” said Dr. Buzz Pruitt, who directed the study. The study was delivered to the Texas Department of State...
  • ZOT! Texas Teens Increased Sex After Abstinence Program

    02/02/2005 7:22:02 AM PST · by quasi modo · 83 replies · 1,350+ views
    Texas Teens Increased Sex After Abstinence Program Mon Jan 31, 4:43 PM ET HOUSTON (Reuters) - Abstinence-only sex education programs, a major plank in President Bush (news - web sites)'s education plan, have had no impact on teenagers' behavior in his home state of Texas, according to a new study. Despite taking courses emphasizing abstinence-only themes, teenagers in 29 high schools became increasingly sexually active, mirroring the overall state trends, according to the study conducted by researchers at Texas A&M University. "We didn't see any strong indications that these programs were having an impact in the direction desired," said Dr....
  • No Kid Rock at Bush concert

    01/12/2005 10:38:23 AM PST · by ejdrapes · 1,112 replies · 11,608+ views
    WND ^ | January 12, 2005 | WND
    No Kid Rock at Bush concert Committee backs off plan to feature rapper after pro-family Americans express outrage Kid Rock, the vulgar rock-rapper who initially had been lined up to headline the youth concert next week as part of the inauguration festivities for President Bush, will not be apppearing after all. "He's not performing," a spokesman for the Presidential Inauguration Committee confirmed for WND. No further information about the cancellation of Kid Rock was available at press time. Word that the rapper will not join JoJo and Hilary Duff as performers at the Jan. 18 concert, which will be hosted...
  • A New Stoplight in Town

    11/11/2004 7:41:03 PM PST · by Congressman Billybob · 28 replies · 2,364+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 13 November 2004 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    <p>Last week, the powers-that-be installed a new stoplight in Highlands, NC. It’s on Carolina Way at the intersection with US 64, just east of Main Street. That makes four stoplights we have now. And it raises the question of why the 99.44% of my readers who live in a town larger than 1,000 people should care in the least bit about this major civic improvement.</p>
  • Sick, Twisted People: How Hollywood Portrays Christians

    06/26/2003 11:56:16 AM PDT · by Mr. Silverback · 220 replies · 440+ views
    BreakPoint ^ | 26 June 03 | Chuck Colson
    In the recent film Hannibal, a character named Mason Verger has just one goal in life: to catch up with the cannibal who chewed off his face, and feed him to flesh-eating pigs. It’s a sick and twisted goal—and it may not surprise you to learn that Verger is the film’s only Christian character. Just one more illustration of how Hollywood tends to treat followers of Christ. Sadly, there’s no shortage of other recent examples. In the historical film Quills, about the Marquis de Sade, the vilest sexual behavior is performed by a Catholic priest; de Sade is portrayed as...