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  • WSJ Editor: If You Wanna Make Terrorists Talk, Force Them to Listen to Hillary

    07/26/2015 12:58:04 PM PDT · 12 of 19
    detch to PROCON

    I don’t like her either.

    But she and Bill have made $25 million in speeches in the last year-and-a-half.

    No one I know can command that kind of money.

    I think she is a formidable threat and dangerous, and most Democrats don’t give a hoot what we think or what the media writes about her or says about her.

    She’s great copy for the media, particularly if they criticize her, but at the end of the day, they will throw in behind her almost 100%.

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    07/03/2015 2:19:33 AM PDT · 295 of 306
    detch to MHGinTN

    I’m happy Jesus had that conversation with Peter, and I’m happy Peter went on to start a church, as told to do so by Christ.

    Christians of all denominations can be thankful for the same, otherwise no Christianity.

    The best part is that the church started by Peter continues today.

    Catholics love the scriptures, a great book of “Good News” to read to help save one’s soul and join Peter (the martyred Saint) in heaven. We believe God made us to to “know, love and serve Him in this life and the next.

    Your attack on Peter for the sake of defining the rock serves no useful purpose, in my mind, other than trying to use it as an anti-Catholic tool.

    Doesn’t work with me.

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    07/01/2015 9:32:49 PM PDT · 255 of 306
    detch to Elsie

    ...shall not prevail against IT.

    (i.e., it the church not you, Peter).

    Couldn’t be clearer.

    Good attempt at parsing though... The simplest of statements can be twisted in today’s world.

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    07/01/2015 12:22:51 PM PDT · 220 of 306
    detch to Elsie

    How about from sola scripture itself...

    Mathew 16:17-18

    Jesus said to him in reply, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah. For flesh and blood* has not revealed this to you, but my heavenly Father.

    And so I say to you, you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of the netherworld shall not prevail against it.

    Couldn’t be clearer.

    Are you from the netherworld Jesus was talking about?

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    07/01/2015 4:12:06 AM PDT · 193 of 306
    detch to MHGinTN

    Sounds like you don’t have much use for Peter — a Saint among all Christians, not just the RCC.

    On the other hand, Jesus seemed to have liked Peter very much, asked him to start his (Jesus’) church if I’m not mistaken.

    I belong to that church started by Peter at the call of Jesus.

    And that was it for 1,500 years after his death.

    I think it’s knowing that truth is what is bothering you. Otherwise, why would you care to even worry yourself about the RCC? I certainly don’t concern myself with your church or denomination.

    Good luck on your journey.

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    06/30/2015 2:17:34 PM PDT · 183 of 306
    detch to MHGinTN

    My o my.

    Another anti-Catholic cherry picking post.

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    06/30/2015 12:35:52 PM PDT · 175 of 306
    detch to Just mythoughts
    Context — Satan was not really a formal name, but something of a name used to describe an “Adversary” of God’s will. By calling Peter Satan, Christ did not mean that Peter was literally the fallen angel Lucifer or one of his minions, but reminding Peter that by not following God's will, he was following the Devil's.

    Peter, for his part, was exhorting Jesus not to go to Jerusalem (out of love for Jesus), fearing danger for Jesus.

    Jesus knew he would be doing God’s will, going to his execution, and not his own (human) will nor Peter’s (which he even addressed in his own human way in the Garden of Gethsemani, “Lord, take this cup from me.” No Answer. Follow on by Jesus, “Thy will be done.”).

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    06/29/2015 12:42:16 PM PDT · 28 of 306
    detch to Just mythoughts

    And what did you get from that?

    Do you think that Christ actually believed Pater was Satan?

    Or did you read on and get the real message behind that statement?

    You statement is taken out of context T-O-T-A-L-L-Y if you really think Jesus thought Peter was Satan.

  • Did the Early Church Fathers Believe in Sola Scriptura?

    06/29/2015 12:11:43 PM PDT · 21 of 306
    detch to RnMomof7

    Primacy of Scripture, yes.

    Sola Scriptura, no.

    Jesus gave the keys to Peter to “build my church.” (a human church, not a divine one)

    Peter became the first Pope. Peter was human, not divine. All churches are human not divine.

    No other Christian church was started with the blessing of Jesus other than Peter’s.

    And, it continues, uninterupted to this day.

    Primacy of scripture. Yep, Catholics believe that.

    The “sola scriptura” mantra, in my mind, is anti-Catholic discourse.

    I’m happy to be a member of a church that goes back to the time of the Apostles.

  • The Republican presidential field (The "Clown Car" reference, again)

    05/21/2015 12:24:15 PM PDT · 7 of 18
    detch to 2ndDivisionVet

    Incredibly lame article.

    All tripe, all hunches, all data seems to founded on “this is what I want to happen.”

  • What Young Feminists Think of Hillary Clinton

    05/18/2015 2:46:41 PM PDT · 23 of 25
    detch to Blueflag

    Nothing else matters besides a quote buried in the middle “she’ll vote for Clinton in 2016.”

    The rest is just blah blah blather.

    I agree. Just another “easy copy” news story that has nothing to say beyond what you quoted.

  • George Soros' Son Makes Out With New 29-Yr-Old Girlfriend In Front Of Wife (8 HOUR flight)

    05/14/2015 1:53:26 PM PDT · 46 of 61
    detch to drewh

    Hey George, there are some things money can’t buy.

    Your son is a douchebag, no matter how much money you use to make him not ugly and not a douchebag.

    It looks like he’s taking after you though.

    Too bad, too sad, you cad.

  • ABC News Anchor George Stephanopoulos Donated $50,000 to Clinton Foundation

    05/14/2015 9:37:22 AM PDT · 20 of 40
    detch to Lurkinanloomin

    Applies to the entire news network at ABC, not just Stephanopoulos.

    The GOP should inform ABC they will not accept the network for moderating any of the debates — primary or presidential.

  • Michelle Obama Really Needs To Get Over Herself

    05/13/2015 1:43:46 PM PDT · 30 of 57
    detch to drewh

    It must be tough being one of the most powerful women in the world, married to the most powerful man in the world,

    knowing...

    that everyone around you can’t wait for you to go away.

    I think for 24/7 she sees the dark cloud that follows her everywhere and feels the unhappy circle she creates for herself, knowing her intense racial hatred is obvious to everyone, her distrust of the help is constant, her rage against her husband with the “wandering eye” who got tired of looking at her big, big girl panties long ago permeates her entire persona.

    It’s easy to see that she is one VERY BITTER WOMAN. I can’t bring myself to feel sorry for her.

    I just want her and her sad case of a girly man to go away, far far away.

  • Rome's Meaningless Claim to "Unbroken Chain Of Succession"

    05/03/2015 1:27:24 PM PDT · 14 of 208
    detch to RnMomof7

    The only thing worse than the people who read and believe this stuff...

    is the Satanic individual who wrote it.

    Jesus himself warned about them, as did the apostles...

    Be gone, pagan fool.

  • Hillary Clinton: Class President Of A Failed Generation

    04/17/2015 2:34:11 PM PDT · 10 of 10
    detch to all the best

    Stockman should take a long vacation trip to the ex-Soviet block countries and ask those people if their life is better after departure of the Soviet Union.

    Those countries would still be Soviet satellite states with Stockman’s formula for transfer of defense money to the Hubert Humphrey “Let’s give it to the welfare state” and “Great Society” giveaway started by Lyndon Johnson.

    Can you imagine this country today if the likes of McCarthy and McGovern had won the Presidency?

    Stockman has his buried deep, deep somewhere.

  • Rolling Stone Retracts Article on Rape at University of Virginia

    04/05/2015 7:31:50 PM PDT · 21 of 28
    detch to Yollopoliuhqui

    You are right about her infantile craving.

    MSM: Hot topic
    Rolling Stone: Catchy Headline Grabbing Story
    Sabrina Erdeley: Immature writer screaming for approval and acceptance
    Rolling Stone: Editorial research? Lacking there for a long time.

  • Rolling Stone Retracts Article on Rape at University of Virginia

    04/05/2015 7:14:40 PM PDT · 18 of 28
    detch to Perdogg

    Elderly wrote an apology today, April 5, 2015...

    “However, in the case of Jackie and her account of her traumatic rape, I did not go far enough to verify her story.”

    Hey, Alexis, the same goes for your 2011 story...

    Wikipedia writes about your hit piece on the Catholic Church titled: “The Catholic Church’s Secret Sex-Crime Files”

    In the first iteration of the rape Billy Doe claimed to have endured, he was knocked unconscious, stripped, tied to a church altar with sashes, and then anally raped on the altar for five hours. Subsequent iterations of the rape recounted by Billy Doe became increasingly less dramatic; a final version omitted the five-hour altar anal rape. Instead, Billy Doe explained, he had been coerced into engaging in mutual masturbation. Cipriano also criticized Erdely for failing to include information on Billy Doe’s background that could have impugned his credibility; he had, for instance, been arrested six times, once while trafficking 56 bags of heroin.

    I invite you and our readers to go to that website... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabrina_Erdely

  • Rolling Stone Retracts Article on Rape at University of Virginia

    04/05/2015 6:19:12 PM PDT · 14 of 28
    detch to Perdogg

    Sabrina’s Home Page on her website says...

    Award-winning
    freelance magazine journalist

    It should read instead...

    Without Credibility
    freelance magazine journalist

    Her email doesn’t allow an email to be sent. It’s locked.

    She also ruined reputations and lives in Philadelphia, Pa. with her 2011 story titled:
    The Catholic Church’s Secret Sex-Crime Files:

    Rolling Stones says no conflict of interest that Sabrina’s husband was District Attorney in Philadelphia at the time of her (now discredited) hit piece...

    Unless she decides to to transition to pure (or unpure) fiction, she needs to start writing about discredited journalists instead of fictional sex abuse while calling it journalism...

  • Can Jewish Americans Support Both Democrats and Israel?

    03/27/2015 9:56:19 AM PDT · 13 of 23
    detch to Kaslin
    Can Jewish Americans Support Both Democrats and America?

    No.

    I think American Jews prevalent anti-military support ties them to the Democratic Party.

    The number of Jews joining the military is a small fraction of other religious groups, such as Catholic or Protestant military folks.

    Search for yourself and see the minuscule raw numbers as well as the very low percentage of Jews in the U.S. military.

    Israel is facing a menacing future with fewer countries standing behind her (or him, in the case of Netanyahu) — America under Obama being the primary on, but most of western Europe does not support Israel any more.

    I'm not sure what American Jews think about that.

  • Praying of the Rosary Is NOT Bible-Based Teaching

    03/24/2015 5:39:37 PM PDT · 316 of 928
    detch to Colofornian

    For you, I suppose, there are no limits, mr. rabble rouser.

    Freedom to attack allows freedom to remove.

  • Praying of the Rosary Is NOT Bible-Based Teaching

    03/24/2015 4:18:58 PM PDT · 286 of 928
    detch to Religion Moderator

    These kind of attack postings should be removed or blocked...

    One religion going after another belongs somewhere else, not in Freerepublic.com

  • Praying of the Rosary Is NOT Bible-Based Teaching

    03/24/2015 4:03:36 PM PDT · 282 of 928
    detch to Colofornian

    yawn.

  • Praying of the Rosary Is NOT Bible-Based Teaching

    03/24/2015 8:14:28 AM PDT · 9 of 928
    detch to RnMomof7
    I agree the Rosary is not Bible based.

    Nor is the “Prayer Circle” where a bunch of materialistic minded holier-than-thou Christians sit around asking for “things” instead of asking for God's help and mercy with their self-righteousness.

    Righteous you are not, sir. Self-righteousness, THAT you ARE in honey bucketfuls.

  • Starbucks baristas stop writing "Race Together" on cups

    03/22/2015 1:48:55 PM PDT · 131 of 139
    detch to Red in Blue PA

    Now he says he will hire 10,000 folks in the lower income neighborhoods.

    So, a small latte per day will probably still cost $,1000 per year.

    Hey Shultz — you wanna do some good, i.e.” #race together?” How ‘bout dropping the price to $1.00 for same. You’ll still make millions.

    You sir, are a G-R-E-E-D-Y elitist with a severe guilt problem, trying to foster your own shame on everyone and everything — except your pocketbook.

  • " St. Patrick Was a Baptist"

    03/16/2015 8:39:24 AM PDT · 24 of 119
    detch to John Leland 1789
    Yea, he had his monks reproduce his Baptist bible. DUH

    I think you missed a few chapters out of his life. After being in Ireland, he went to Rome to get the Pope's blessing, and received same.

    You can't get over your inferiority complex, seems to me.

    My ex-wife is Southern Baptist, until recently claimed that Southern Baptists believe “Blacks have no soul.” This was a recent as the 1990’s. No wonder there wasn't an African American in sight in the congregation.

    Google the word “saint” in the Bible, Professor.

    Also, look up how the Apostles baptized casts of thousands in their midst (no immersion, many children and infants in the throng). DUH, again.

  • Judge Napolitano: Hillary Clinton Faces 'Three Years In Jail, Per Document'

    03/11/2015 9:15:11 PM PDT · 10 of 15
    detch to Steelfish
    Imagine the people out there that received and/or sent Hillary emails that were highly classified and extremely sensitive.

    Then, when they are exposed by some hacker on the Internet, they will have just as difficult a time as Hillary in dealing with the consequences (criminal charges, etc., with the compounding problem of waiting until they got caught instead of coming forth prior to getting caught).

    Like Chris Wallace asking Lanny Davis, “Aren't you tired of cleaning up after the Clintons for all the messes they have created?”

    Surely her server has been hacked...

    If I had been a participant in Hillary's email secrecy, I would be very uncomfortable right now.

  • Should Christians Confess Sins to An Earthly Priest?

    02/25/2015 10:26:22 AM PST · 174 of 177
    detch to metmom

    I come on her thread when I see an article that’s purely an anti-Catholic attack piece.

  • Should Christians Confess Sins to An Earthly Priest?

    02/24/2015 4:45:49 PM PST · 25 of 177
    detch to Arthur McGowan

    Yes, I’m seeing more and more of this kooky self righteous junk.

    Self righteous, not righteous — big difference.

  • Should Christians Confess Sins to An Earthly Priest?

    02/24/2015 4:43:14 PM PST · 22 of 177
    detch to RnMomof7

    Anti-Catholic dribble.

    Go away.

  • Why I Don't Observe Lent

    02/19/2015 10:29:16 AM PST · 89 of 118
    detch to lupie

    You are looking for an answer you already have.

    I think I answered your question. I agree with the wikipedia definition, and I think the Bible provides many passages that provide an understanding of what humility is.

    My Dad was the most humble person I ever knew — never said a bad word about anyone, was faithful to his wife, family and religion, always put others before himself, knelt down beside his bed every night to pray, even in his 80’s. When asked his opinion of an allegedly abusive husband of granddaughter, said about him, “He’s a very interesting character, in a negative sort of way.”

    I’ll repeat, “Those who are first shall be last, and those who are last shall be first (in the kingdom of God).

    I’ll leave it at that with you...

  • Why I Don't Observe Lent

    02/19/2015 7:42:24 AM PST · 76 of 118
    detch to lupie

    From Wikipedia (in part)...

    Humility is variously seen as the act or posture of lowering oneself in relation to others. In a religious context this can mean ... acceptance of one’s defects, and submission to divine grace.

    Jesus often went to the desert (sometimes for many days) and fasted, humbling himself before his Father and the human souls for whom he gave his life. That’s the epitome of humility.

    As he said, “He who is first shall be last, and he who is last shall be first.”

  • Why I Don't Observe Lent

    02/18/2015 6:34:27 PM PST · 22 of 118
    detch to RnMomof7

    History doesn’t bother me, but using history to “cherry pick” passages from the Bible do — that is, ignoring fasting and penance that is written in many places in the Bible.

    “some people are much happier in their ignorance.” So you say.

  • Why I Don't Observe Lent

    02/18/2015 6:28:41 PM PST · 19 of 118
    detch to MamaB

    My comments were directed to Roland Barnes, not the person who posted a one-year-old article.

    Roland Barnes appears to me to be very anti-Catholic, so his judgmental criticism is not surprising.

    Fasting and penance are mentioned many times in the Bible — and that’s basically what Lenten Observance is, a sacrifice undertaken (by Catholics, at least) with some humility, which seems to be lacking in Roland Barnes writings.

  • Why I Don't Observe Lent

    02/18/2015 6:09:07 PM PST · 8 of 118
    detch to RnMomof7

    Roland Barnes, pastor Trinity Presbyterian Church (PCA) in Statesboro, Ga. He also serves on the board of the Christian Missionary Society.

    Preach to your own flock, OK?

    Who gives a hoot what you have to say.

    Lenten sacrifice is a personal thing, and it is not for you to say publicly what your self-centered ideas are,at least if you expect credibility.

  • Why Jeb Bush is Likely to Win the Republican Nomination

    02/17/2015 8:17:57 AM PST · 52 of 141
    detch to pinochet

    Perhaps you didn’t see Scott Walker’s HUGE, HUGE lead over the rest of the field in the latest Drudge poll.

    The number of votes was VERY high.

    Your posturing is way too premature.

  • Gelzinis: Williams' snub of vets no laughing matter

    02/08/2015 10:39:02 PM PST · 17 of 17
    detch to SE Mom

    Brian Williams still sits on several advisory boards of the Medal of Honor Foundation, an adjunct of the MOH society. They have declined any comment.

    If the article is true about a letter “never actually sent” why didn’t they take Williams off the advisory boards?

    I don’t get it.

    I get Brian Williams — he appears to be the colossal a_hole that NBC underlings say he is...

  • OBAMA, BOB MENENDEZ FIGHT OVER IRAN SANCTIONS GETS PERSONAL

    01/24/2015 8:50:31 AM PST · 23 of 62
    detch to LSUfan

    Time for someone to seriously interview the CIA Director on this topic and ask if the President is basing his statement regarding Iran’s nuclear program on his agency’s assessment.

  • Giuliani’s claim the White House invited Al Sharpton up to 85 times

    12/30/2014 9:09:12 AM PST · 18 of 25
    detch to cripplecreek
    Weak “fact check” article.

    No quotes from Jarrett or other White House staff.

    No comparison with other frequent visitors other than Axelrod.

    Giuliani was “basically” more accurate than inaccurate. There were 80+ visits made...

    Michelle Ye Hee Lee should award herself One Pinocchio. Now I know, at least, to put her in my “low credibility” list

  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: The Police Aren’t Under Attack. Institutionalized Racism Is.

    12/22/2014 8:55:11 AM PST · 52 of 74
    detch to SeekAndFind

    Kareem has been an angry man for a very, very long time.

    His face has betrayed him for as long as I have seen him on the tube.

    Why would anyone listen to him or read anything he writes?

    Biased, self-centered on and off the court, myopic, NOT a model player or citizen.

  • Ridiculous Ruling Says University Can't Release Course Syllabi

    09/29/2014 2:04:44 PM PDT · 7 of 16
    detch to Mrs.Z

    The dumbing down even more of a degree in Education.

    No foreign language requirement to get a degree in education in most universities and colleges.

    So, surprise, surprise, the weakest of students get in that department.

  • Nanny State: Vermont Bans Desserts in School

    09/16/2014 6:39:53 AM PDT · 19 of 28
    detch to Tolerance Sucks Rocks

    It’s not just the crappy weather that keeps me from ever wanting to move to that state.

  • Liberals Declare War on Working Poor

    08/23/2014 8:48:13 AM PDT · 11 of 19
    detch to Vigilanteman

    And what might be your conclusion regarding Japanese waiters and waitresses working harder?

    Employers in Japan try to get their workers to NOT WORK on Saturdays — to no avail because of the work ethic and culture.

    Do you think you could transplant that work ethic here? Tell me how.

  • The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

    08/19/2014 8:51:28 PM PDT · 196 of 200
    detch to B4Ranch

    OK, he could have been one of the richest ever, had he saved a little...

    and he could have made a ton of money on endorsements — had he endeared himself to the fans who helped him make it possible.

    My bad.

  • The Coming Race War Won’t Be About Race

    08/17/2014 5:37:31 PM PDT · 43 of 200
    detch to SkyPilot

    To me, he writes like he’s an angry Muslim.

    He was raised as a Roman Catholic and attended Power Memorial Academy, a Catholic high school in Manhattan. In the summer of 1968, while attending UCLA, he took the Shahada twice and converted to Sunni Islam.

    Here, from Wikipedia...

    Abdul-Jabbar had been interested in coaching since his retirement, and given the influence he had on the league, he thought that the opportunity would present itself. However, during his playing years, Abdul-Jabbar had developed a reputation of being introverted and sullen. He did not speak to the press, leading to the impression that he disliked them.

    In his biography My Life, Magic Johnson recalls instances when Abdul-Jabbar brushed him off when Magic (as a ball boy) asked for his autograph, Abdul-Jabbar froze out reporters who gave him a too enthusiastic handshake or even hugged him, and refused to stop reading the newspaper while giving an interview.

    Many basketball observers, in addition to Abdul-Jabbar, believe that Kareem’s reticence, whether through disdain for the press corps or simply because of introversion, contributed to the dearth of coaching opportunities offered to Abdul-Jabbar by the NBA. In his words, he said he had a mindset he could not overcome, and proceeded through his career oblivious to the effect his reticence may have had on his coaching prospects in the future.

    Abdul-Jabbar said: “I didn’t understand that I also had affected people that way and that’s what it was all about. I always saw it like they were trying to pry. I was way too suspicious and I paid a price for it.”

    KAJ — seems to me, in this article, you are that same “disdain” and not just for the press corps. Seems like he still has that mindset he can’t overcome.

    One of the richest persons in the world — EVER...

  • Pope Francis advances a counterfeit charity based on a "live and let live" philosophy

    07/30/2014 11:50:17 AM PDT · 5 of 5
    detch to Alex Murphy

    True, not defacto either. but in fact a long lineage...

  • Satire: GermanyAbdicates World Cup Championship; Argentina To Assume Title

    07/13/2014 4:02:55 PM PDT · 6 of 14
    detch to markomalley

    Markomalley is full of malarkey, that’s for sure.

    Very lame.

  • Netanyahu finally speaks his mind

    07/13/2014 3:56:52 PM PDT · 11 of 22
    detch to robowombat

    I think you should have pointed your criticism at the Administration and John Kerry, for trying to get Israel to negotiate with the Palestinians WHILE THEY, THE PALESTINIANS under any name, REFUSE TO ACKNOWLEDGE ISRAEL AS A STATE.

    We had no business initiating or participating in negotiations with that Palestinian premise on the table.

    I think this article made it clear where BB stands on Israel’s sovereignty.

  • Testimony Reveals What Military Did While Benghazi Post Burned

    07/12/2014 9:15:34 AM PDT · 8 of 52
    detch to PoloSec
    This was September 11th anniversary, for crying out loud.

    None of the “Brass” of military leaders thought to put their special forces, F-16s, security forces, etc. on alert?

    What the hell was Christopher Stephens doing in Benghazi on September 11th? Why wasn't he advised to stay in Tripoli on September 11th, where there was adequate security.

    What kind of alerts went out from SecState to all U.S. Embassies (world-wide even) on September 11th?

  • Hard Choices, Hard Questions for Hillary

    07/04/2014 8:00:25 AM PDT · 7 of 16
    detch to Kaslin

    Most women don’t care to read the news, why would they care to read a “political” book by her? But, they will vote for the flying buttress, and she will win.

    The media will carry her along this time...