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  • Sowell: Bordering on Madness (Good Read)

    07/21/2014 1:01:10 PM PDT · 17 of 70
    epow to jazusamo
    When Obammy and Reid look at the flood of illegal Hispanics pouring over our southern border like water over Niagara Falls all they see is multiplied millions of new Dimocrat votes. IIRC Obammy got about 70% of the Hispanic vote last time around, and I'm sure the Dims would like to see that % go even higher when Mrs. Clinton runs against the next-in-line GOP burnt offering.
  • Mississippi Blacks will still be voting Democrat for the next 200 years and still getting nowhere

    07/11/2014 9:35:06 PM PDT · 13 of 13
    epow to Oldpuppymax
    The article's title is wrong, Mississippi's black citizens WON'T still be voting Democrat 200 years from now because there won't be a United States in which they can vote.

    Some or maybe all of you folks reading this post may not believe what I reluctantly believe about America's incredibly rapid decline from the richest, most powerful, most moral, most generous, most forgiving, most God-fearing, and almost everything good, honorable and decent that the greatest nation in the history of planet Earth once typified not long ago as we count long in reference to old Father time.

    A gracious God may forgive us for allowing greed and unrestrained political power to ruin our once decent, prosperous, Godfearing, and honorable nation, but our children's children probably wont.

  • Watch: This Military Wife’s Response To Liberals Wanting To Kill Her Is Incredible

    07/11/2014 7:54:07 AM PDT · 21 of 25
    epow to blueyon
    “Dear Lord, hold this young woman and her husband close, and bring Your strength & healing to her child. Tatt”

    Kindly allow me to add another Amen to your prayer.

    If I'm not mistaken, and I may well be, somewhere in holy scripture God says that He gives precedence to combined prayers of several people over prayers of single individuals. If that's what He says and not just something stuck in my imagination, think how sure we can be that He will answer our combined prayer in the affirmative.

    OTOH, I have to believe that no matter how this issue works out in our nation we can be absolutely certain that His will regarding this life or death issue will be done sooner or later, and that those who persist in this unGodly practice will pay an unimaginably high price for their cruel murders of helpless little human beings whose lives in most of these instances are being painfully snuffed out simply for the convenience of others who know in their hearts that they're committing murder but do it anyway.

  • Meanwhile, Outside the Panic Room: Contraception, Hobby Lobby, and Women’s Rights

    07/10/2014 3:50:31 PM PDT · 18 of 19
    epow to MrB
    The left sincerely believes that the requirement to “pay for it yourself” is “denying access”.

    Why wouldn't they believe that? Americans in general, and employers in particular, have been forced by Congress and the judiciary to give them anything and everything they demanded for the past 4 or 5 decades. If I'm not mistaken, the USSC's denial of a woman's spurious "right" to force employers to pay for drugs with which to murder their pre-birth children is the first time in my own recent memory that the federal judicial branch at any level hasn't caved in to pro-abortionist's demands for creation by judicial fiat of more and more "rights" to murder pre-birth human beings in the most cruel, painful ways imaginable.

    If God smiles on America for a few more years (and I see very little reason why He should) by allowing us to retain the paper thin majority of relatively conservative USSC Justices currently seated on the bench, perhaps, just perhaps, 1 or 2 more of Obama & Company's unGodly laws and regulations can be stricken from the books and sent back to whatever sector of Satan's domain in which they originated.

  • Obamacare bad now, but it will be far worse later

    07/05/2014 3:24:16 PM PDT · 19 of 23
    epow to tumblindice
    so many things await correction if the GOP doesn’t go stupid on us.

    Too late, the GOP went stupid the day Reagan left office.

    What passes for the GOP nowadays is more liberal and far more wasteful of taxpayer's money than the Dim party was back in Truman's day. And yes I was there back then, not old enough to vote but fascinated with politics and gooberment just the same.

  • Center Field: Obama’s callousness toward the ‘kidnapped’ kids… and Israel

    07/04/2014 8:56:20 PM PDT · 11 of 14
    epow to Olog-hai
    I Thank God that Israel now occupies at least a small portion of the land that God gave to Abraham 4000 years ago. Furthermore, He will defend Israel against all her many enemies as He has every time it's enemies have attacked it with far superior force of arms.

    A word of warning to Obama, America's Islamic Sultan in Chief. Don't mess with Israel, it doesn't pay to fight God's chosen people because when you fight Israel you're fighting Him.

  • Sheriff Joe to Obama: Deploy U.S. military to Mexico (Take Poll)

    06/30/2014 5:22:20 AM PDT · 16 of 18
    epow to Cheerio

    Does anybody actually think that Obama, or any Democrat for that matter, will do anything that might slow down their long term scheme to import millions of future Democrat voters from south of the border? The last breakdown of the nationwide vote by various societal & racially identifiable groups that I saw indicated that approximately 70% of all identifiable Hispanic voters voted Democrat in recent national-level elections. If the Dems can keep that % intact by continuing to allow our southern border to remain as deliberately porous, or even more so, as it has been since Obama took office, Democrats will have virtually unlimited power to pack the USSC with their own kind and override the Constitution in order to radically transform the American way of life to fit their far-left agenda for every remaining vestige of our lives that hasn’t yet come under their total control .

  • National security advisor: ‘America’s support for LGBT rights’ is a ‘global enterprise’

    06/25/2014 8:11:34 AM PDT · 24 of 24
    epow to FrankR
    start their own...the LGBT party, and see how many votes they get.

    Well, they do make up 1.5% of the US population doncha know? If even that % isn't an exaggeration, as I think it is, they should be able to elect at least a few of their own depraved kind to the U.S. Congress and Senate.

    Oh right, they've already done that in a few districts in CA and several other ultra-liberal states such as NY and MA. It's not just coincidence that those and similar other states also gave Obama their electoral college votes and are responsible for the unmitigated disaster that his administration has been and whatever the next administration will be if any Democrat or liberal Rino follows him into that office. God help us, or much more importantly, our children and all our progeny.

  • Poll: McDaniel Takes 8-Point Lead over Cochran Days from Election

    06/22/2014 2:52:14 PM PDT · 46 of 46
    epow to cotton1706
    He’ll be an improvement over Chambliss, at least that’s the hope!

    From your keyboard to God's ears.

  • Poll: McDaniel Takes 8-Point Lead over Cochran Days from Election

    06/22/2014 1:31:30 PM PDT · 44 of 46
    epow to cotton1706
    Best news I've seen or heard out of Mississippi since I 1st heard about a challenger for Cochran's seat. Now if we can get an actual conservative Repub elected here in GA to take Chambliss's seat I'll be a happy camper. Or at least I will unless I find out the hard way that whoever wins his seat is an equally ineffective middle of the roader as Chambliss and his pardner in crime Isakson have been.

    Maybe I'm not talking to the typical GA voter in conversations within my little circle of political prognosticators, but based on what I hear I have to believe that a real dyed-in-the-wool conservative Republican would win by such a lopsided margin that the Dimwits wouldn't even bother to field a candidate next time around.

  • Gay marriage: Top US Presbyterian Council Approves Same-Sex Weddings

    06/19/2014 8:53:00 PM PDT · 20 of 50
    epow to sickoflibs
    My guess is a ploy to get younger members,

    What's the point of getting younger members if the church is no longer a Christian church? I have been convinced for quite a few years that the Presbyterian church has become apostate. I am not Presbyterian, but if I was I would be out the door and off the membership roll before God judges these apostates who insist on calling themselves Christians just as if they actually believed in the Lord Jesus Christ and respected His holy institution of marriage between man and woman.

    if they don't believe what God has to say about homosexual debauchery in His Word (hint, hint,--- he aint in favor of it) then they should simply stop calling their social club a Church and go whole hog into human-animal hook-ups of all kinds. And why stop with same-sex so-called "marriage"? Why not man-dog marriage, or pig-woman hook-up, or any other combination of livestock and humans? Or for a little variety, maybe fish-man or lobster-woman?

    I started to say that God must be laughing at their nonsense, but on 2nd thought I think it's much more likely that He's crying. Why? Because His sinless Son died in their place to save them from hell, and they're making a mockery of one of His most sacred institutions, i.e., marriage for life between one man and one woman.

  • The Heritage Hate Panel Features Two Leading Islamophobes (Unbelievable!)

    06/18/2014 11:26:50 PM PDT · 16 of 18
    epow to 2ndDivisionVet
    We bible believing "fundamentalist" Christians have known for quite some time that our once blessed-by-God nation has been rapidly falling away from it's Christian roots and the one and only Holy God who created the world and established this nation as a refuge for persecuted biblical Christians. Those Anglo-American pilgrims were the same devout Christians who had been forced to leave their native England on pain of death or imprisonment and had fled first to Holland and then to what is now New England in incredibly filthy, crowded, and dangerous conditions.

    However, long after those first devout Christian settlers were followed to America by tens of thousands and eventually millions of settlers from Great Britain and parts of Europe and America had won it's freedom from England's oppressive rulers, the land our Christian forefathers long ago claimed as a last refuge for God's persecuted people has fallen into the hands of Godless sexual perverts, cruel killers of unborn children, and many other hate filled groups who love sin and hate the one true God and his divine Son Jesus Christ. For those people even the Satanic religion of Islam is far more acceptable than the one and only religion of peace, love, forgiveness, and justice for all people, i.e., biblical Christianity.

    Unless God gives America one more chance to revive it's former close relationship with Him we as a nation and as individuals are doomed to eventual destruction and possibly even slavery to worshipers of the Satanic god Allah on a scale unknown before anywhere on this sin-cursed ball of dirt.

  • The Obama Administration Wants Americans To Stop Eating So Much Salt

    06/18/2014 8:03:29 PM PDT · 67 of 94
    epow to bray
    Latest studies show salt has nothing to do with HBP

    Decades ago they, whoever "they" are, told us that the original artificial sweetener saccharin (sp?) was practically poisonous and should never be consumed by human beings. However, now most, if not all, artificial sweeteners EXCEPT saccharin have supposedly been shone to be deleterious to our health those are the only ones that I ever see listed as ingredients on any sugar free food item on the supermarket shelves.

    All of which begs the question, do any of these self-appointed guardians of our health have an everlovin clue as to what is OK for us to consume and what isn't? Until I find an answer to that question I intend to buy and consume only sugar free foods that contain saccharin as the sweetener.

    Actually, since a recent and hopefully successful cancer operation I don't try very hard to avoid sugar in my food and drink. Losing a few pounds for the purpose of acquiring the dubious health benefits that advocates of a sugar-free diet promise isn't worth the trouble of making the effort required for a lot of research to determine which food additives are OK and which aren't at a time when I have far more important health care related decisions to make.

  • The Obama Administration Wants Americans To Stop Eating So Much Salt

    06/18/2014 6:57:05 PM PDT · 49 of 94
    epow to Tolerance Sucks Rocks
    Former NYC Mayor and notorious “public health” warrior Michael Bloomberg was a trendsetter in this regard,

    That's enough right there to cause me want to choke down that entire 2 lb box of Morton Kosher Salt that I can see from here on our dining room table.

    Bloomie has the distinction of being in the very first line up of public "service" entities who I heartily dislike and wish would just quietly go away to somewhere so far from a TV camera or microphone that I would never ever again have to see or hear them blathering away on TV or any other type of communication devise. Other than that I don't wish him any harm.

  • Hillary Clinton: The Bible is ‘the biggest influence on my thinking’

    06/18/2014 6:10:48 PM PDT · 49 of 68
    epow to AngelesCrestHighway
    The Bible is ‘the biggest influence on my thinking’...?

    At least she's telling the truth, she read the bible, thought about what she read, and then did everything it told her not to do and nothing it told her to do.

    I'm not her judge, God is, but it occurs to me that the scripture passage, "God is not mocked, for whatsoever a man soweth, that shall he also reap" (Galations ch 6 v 7) fits her to a T. Unless she accepts, or has accepted, Jesus Christ as Lord and believes in her heart that God has raised Him from the dead (Romans ch 10 v 9) she is pretty far along on her way to eternity in a horrible place that even gentle and loving Jesus called "the lake of fire".

    I'm certainly not hoping that she ends up in hell, God forbid that I would want that horror for her no matter how repugnant her sins may be. But thanks be to God,I'm not the one who will determine where her undying soul will spend eternity.

  • US Embassy in Tel Aviv Makes History by Putting Homosexual Flag Under the American Flag

    06/12/2014 9:35:37 AM PDT · 32 of 38
    epow to juliosevero

    America has now become the official successor to Sodom and Gomorrah, and unless that situation is reversed, and I don’t foresee that happening, America will pay the same penalty for it’s depravity that those cities paid, i.e., total destruction raining down from the sky. This time probably in the form of nuclear bombs and/or missiles instead of burning brimstone, whatever that was.

  • Jihadis Display ‘Power of Islam’ on Donkey Victims

    06/11/2014 7:38:06 AM PDT · 12 of 12
    epow to markomalley
    Since they like to see animals and people suffer so much they should appreciate hell, where they can experience an even more intense form of suffering than that which they enjoy inflicting on dumb, innocent animals and people who reject their false “god”. I don't wish hell on anyone anywhere no matter what their sins may be, but I'm not in charge of that department, God is.
  • Prosecutor: Seattle campus shooter went off meds

    06/11/2014 6:46:40 AM PDT · 25 of 32
    epow to rellimpank
    If the 2nd A had been repealed 50 years ago and private citizens were now forbidden to possess firearms this tragic murder could, and probably would, still have been committed. Privately owned guns have been outlawed in Russia for at least a century, except long guns for licensed hunters and those are limited and strictly controlled, yet according to a study by two Harvard professors the current Russian murder rate is almost four times that of the US.

    A Molotov cocktail thrown into a crowded school room could easily kill and maim as many or more kids than a madman with a firearm that the hoplophobic media invariably describes as an "assault weapon". In the media's dictionary, any firearm more modern than Davie Crockett's flintlock squirrel rifle when used in a crime automatically becomes a dreaded ""assault weapon" that somehow induced it's otherwise sane and law abiding possessor to open fire on innocent men, women, and children. How stupid do they think we are?

    On second thought, the majority of "us" probably are as stupid as they think since an unreasoning fear of firearms has been drilled into "us" for decades.

  • This is your final warning: 'Gay Day' this weekend at Disney World

    06/07/2014 3:12:45 PM PDT · 56 of 59
    epow to xzins
    I couldn't agree more with any portion of your reply to my previous post. Sodom and it's neighbor Gomorrah have risen from their scorched graves and have been transformed into 21st century America. I say that not only because of 21st century America's Godless embrace of infanticide, sexually oriented entertainment, mind-destroying drugs, and of course sodomy, as normal, healthy options for our progeny in the name of tolerance and of course "choice", but also because of the rampant crime and violence that has transformed our cities, and in some instances even our small towns, into cesspools of violent crime, drugs, sexual immorality, and unGodly "entertainment".

    I may sound like the 21st century's version of the traditional "Old Fogy. But if I do so be it, I'm almost 77 and I won't back down from "old timey" Christianity's biblical stance on sin and the death and destruction it brings to everything it touches. God graciously gave us the recipe for a stable, safe, prosperous, and morally pure civilization. But the majority of our nation's people have succumbed to the siren song that Satan has used over and over to destroy every city and nation since Babel.

    My tagline expresses my sincere but sad opinion regarding the future of our once-great nation. Great Christians such as Pastor Patrick Henry, Washington, and Adams birthed this nation. Godless men and women such as Obama and the majority of our lawmakers, judges, and administrators are burying it.

  • This is your final warning: 'Gay Day' this weekend at Disney World

    06/07/2014 8:58:21 AM PDT · 48 of 59
    epow to xzins
    Nowadays we are constantly being told by the "news" media, the entertainment industry, and even many self-proclaimed "Christian" writers and celebrities, that homosexuality isn't a choice, and that God approves, or at least tolerates, homosexual acts without rebuke. However, that unsupported claim is flatly contradicted by many passages of scripture, both Old Testament and New.

    In order to save space and time I won't quote all of those references, but as one primary example the 1st chapter of Paul's letter to the Roman Christians makes it perfectly clear that the almost universal practice of homosexual sins by both male and female antediluvians was one of the most egregious abominations of those generations that caused God to exterminate all human beings except Noah and 7 of his family members.

    It's true that homosexual acts are just one of several sins that are cited in that epistle as abominations that caused God to destroy almost all human inhabitants of that ancient world. But the Apostle Paul, inspired by the Holy Spirit, spent more time and expended more ink and parchment on that gross sin than on any other. There are numerous other biblical mentions of God's condemnation of homosexual acts and the practitioners of that particular sin, the total destruction of Sodom's and Gomorrah's sexually deviant populations being the most widely known by people who haven't read through the entire bible. If we Americans continue to accept, and in many instances celebrate, the practice of deviant sex acts as normal, harmless, and even beneficial to society, we can't expect God to continue the unprecedented favor He has lavished on our once-great and once-Christian nation.

  • Maher on Political Correctness: "Obama Was Against Gay Marriage In 2008, Does He Have To Resign?"

    05/25/2014 5:39:46 AM PDT · 26 of 49
    epow to mandaladon
    Obama was against gay marriage in 2008, does he have to resign?

    Obama would be for or against anything, anybody, anywhere, any time if he thinks it would enhance his electability.

    Of course now that he's won the world's ultimate political prize twice and can't run again he doesn't need to keep up the charade, but he's done it for so long he can't break the habit.

  • Pray for our American Heroes

    05/24/2014 8:32:19 AM PDT · 4 of 11
    epow to Irish Rose
    A call to prayer.

    We civilians can answer that call, but America's military personnel can't unless their prayers are made to allah, gaya, or some other pagan "god", but definitely NOT to the one true God, aka the Father of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

    What would those four WWII chaplains who gave up their life preservers to the men who were on a torpedoed ship that was taking them to the war in Europe think about what is now happening in regard to our current military chaplains? Christian chaplains that is, who are forbidden to pray to or even mention the name Jesus Christ while ministering to the same troops who are putting their very lives at risk in order to preserve what was once our inviolable right to worship God according to our belief in who He is. God's patience with this current anti-Christian US administration is no doubt wearing thin. And He must also be very much grieved by the willingness of the majority of American voters to re-install this Godless, Christ hating, infidel administration even after it's true colors (no pun intended) had been clearly revealed during it's first term.

  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    05/24/2014 7:48:25 AM PDT · 29 of 34
    epow to mikeandike
    One of the activists the article is referring to is Father Michael Pfleger. During one of the demonstrations against the store he urged his follower to drag out the store owner and snuff him out.

    Wow, how Christ-like of him! I wonder what his parishioners think about him urging a violent mob to savagely murder an innocent human being for simply performing a completely legal commercial act?

    Begs the question, what kind of America are we now living in? Certainly not the kind I was born into 77 years ago, that's for sure.

  • Gun used in slaying of girl, 14, touched many hands

    05/24/2014 7:30:27 AM PDT · 28 of 34
    epow to jocon307
    I can’t believe this happened in a modern American city

    Where have you been living for the last 40-50 years, on some tiny mid-Pacific island with no means of communication with the rest of the world? Similar "gang related" homicides take place in virtually every large "modern American" city several times a month, a few less in some cities, a few more in others. As a general rule, the more draconian the city's gun laws the more frequently these things happen.

    Of course there are exceptions to that general rule. For example, several southern cities which don't have strict gun laws, Atlanta, Houston, Miami, etc, also have above average murder rates. However, in almost all cities of all sizes racial demographics play by far the most significant role in the homicide stats as well as in overall crime stats, not the availability of guns or lack of same.

    Call me a racist if you want for introducing the facts of the matter into the discussion. But never the less the truth in re the matter is the truth, and politically correct denial can't change those very evident facts.

  • Federal court: police can break down door and seize guns without warrant or charges

    05/23/2014 9:30:32 PM PDT · 40 of 43
    epow to stevio
    You know, it’s really the courts that have become the enemy.

    You know, you're absolutely right.

    But you aint seen nuthin yet, just wait til Obama finishes appointing a passel of his like-minded lawyers as judges for the federal courts.

    And beyond that, he only needs to appoint one more USSC Justice in order to turn the highest court in the land into another arm of the far left gang that he brought to the White House with him. Then the entire BOR can and will be totally re-interpreted to accommodate the far-left agenda that he's determined to impose on the American people before he's done.

  • Federal court: police can break down door and seize guns without warrant or charges

    05/23/2014 8:46:44 PM PDT · 38 of 43
    epow to Nachum
    Amendment IV:

    "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized."

    I didn't know that the 4th Amendment has been repealed. When did that happen, and why wasn't I told about it?

  • Georgia elderly man decapitated, wife missing; police seek clues

    05/10/2014 9:05:13 AM PDT · 50 of 54
    epow to from occupied ga
    Continuous noise doesn't alert anyone to anything.

    Exactly! My closest neighbor has 3 outdoor dogs who barked continually all night until I finally got fed up enough to politely notify him that his dogs were keeping my wife and I awake for hours every night. He now keeps them shut up in his basement for most of the night, but even so they still begin barking again at 7 AM when he lets them out.

    My point is that those dogs couldn't possibly bark any louder or sound any more fierce even if his home was being invaded by a car load of criminal intruders.

  • Georgia Republicans Ram Gun Ban Through

    03/17/2014 1:50:00 PM PDT · 64 of 91
    epow to CodeToad
    When my friend's like-new .44 magnum Colt Anaconda was stolen in a home burglary he notified NRA and filed a claim on the gun loss insurance that comes with membership in that org. NRA sent him a $400 check but the Anaconda, which was discontinued by Colt a couple of decades ago and is now a collector's item, was worth over $2000 according to a gun collector handbook. He argued with NRA for months and they finally raised their offer to $600. Rather than spend money on a lawyer to fight for a fair settlement my friend finally accepted the $600 and then canceled his NRA membership.

    I didn't renew my NRA membership when it expired a couple of years ago and I don't intend to rejoin unless it returns to what it was in the early 1960s when I first joined. NRA served a good purpose back in those days, but somewhere along the way it has changed a lot and no longer represents what most gun owners want most of all. And that is to simply have our 2nd Amendment rights honored and safeguarded by the courts and lawmakers at every level of government, nothing more, nothing less.

  • Pew poll: 61% of Republicans under age 30 support legalizing gay marriage

    03/11/2014 5:03:44 PM PDT · 78 of 109
    epow to HiTech RedNeck
    Absolutely, many of us 20th & 21st century believers in Christ have drifted away from the outspoken Christianity that our forefathers' generations believed and lived by in both their personal and public lives. I'm descended from a long line of "hellfire and damnation" Baptist & Methodist evangelists and preachers that reaches back to 18th century Scotland and Wales, but until I became a father and later a grandfather I far too often failed to live out in public what I believe in private.

    May God help me to never again hold my peace in voice or on paper when my Lord is being ridiculed and scorned by the Christ-hating liberal elite who now have near-total control of this once Christian nation. It's not so much us believers who they hate, although they do despise us, it's our Savior and Lord Jesus Christ who somewhere in their hearts they know is truth and light in both this sin-blighted world and the perfect world yet to come.

  • Pew poll: 61% of Republicans under age 30 support legalizing gay marriage

    03/11/2014 3:54:46 PM PDT · 62 of 109
    epow to RIghtwardHo
    Behold the coming nightmare. When our generation is gone, it is over.

    I assume that you're referring to the rejection of biblical Christianity that's been gathering speed for a century or more in Europe and has now become almost universal in that part of the world. The US is a late comer to that road to ruin, but it's picking up speed here at a rate that will soon result in a near total rejection of biblical Christianity here as well as in Europe.

    You can put a very large portion of the blame on our public schools for this rejection of biblical truth, and an even larger portion on the great majority of the faculties of our colleges and universities who are very open about their determination to stamp out what they regard as medieval superstition.

  • Crystal is 'oldest scrap of Earth crust'

    02/24/2014 9:00:50 AM PST · 7 of 51
    epow to JoeProBono
    "A tiny 4.4-billion-year-old crystal has been confirmed as the oldest fragment of Earth's crust".

    Correction; "A tiny 6000-year-old crystal has been confirmed as the oldest fragment of Earth's crust".

    There ya go, fixed it.

  • Rep. John Dingell (88) calls it quits (after 58 years)

    02/24/2014 8:45:13 AM PST · 17 of 28
    epow to Cincinatus' Wife

    Although Dingell is and has been a liberal Democrat throughout his political career there’s one favorable thing I can say about him, he has always been a strong supporter of 2nd Amendment rights. I haven’t kept up with his recent voting record on that issue, but I doubt that he’s changed his mind about our Constitutional right to keep and bear arms after all those years of supporting that right.

  • Sen. Flake hopes Ariz. gov. vetoes anti-gay bill

    02/24/2014 8:24:35 AM PST · 26 of 50
    epow to lexington minuteman 1775
    When I was seriously considering moving to AZ in the 1950s it was one of the most, probably THE most, conservative states in the US. But in more recent years AZ, along with several other western states such as NV, CO, and NM, have become favorite havens for liberal Democrat retirees from CA and many liberal eastern and upper midwestern states. At the rate this migration to the formerly conservative southwest states and south FL has grown in recent years those areas will soon be as dominated by liberals as are the states that the retirees are abandoning in favor of a warmer climate and less crowded and less polluted towns and cities.

    17 years ago I left my once conservative but now liberal south FL birthplace and moved to the very conservative (for now at least) north GA mountains. My current congress critter has proven to be very conservative so far, but both of GA's current psuedo-conservative Senators need to be replaced by the real thing.

  • Controversial pastor links Obama's gay marriage endorsement to...the future rise of the AntiChrist

    01/11/2014 9:18:53 AM PST · 25 of 33
    epow to epow
    In selecting men for office, let principle be your guide. Regard not the particular sect or denomination of the candidate, look to his character. The scriptures teach that "Rulers should be men who rule in the fear of God, able men, men of truth, hating covetousness. It is to the neglect of this rule that we must ascribe the multified frauds, breaches of trust, and embezzlement of public property which tarnish the character of our country and disgrace government. When a citizen gives his vote to a man of known immorality, he abuses his civic responsibility, he sacrifices not only his interest, but that of his neighbor; he betrays the interest of his country."

    Noah Webster, 1823

  • Controversial pastor links Obama's gay marriage endorsement to...the future rise of the AntiChrist

    01/11/2014 9:04:57 AM PST · 24 of 33
    epow to NetAddicted
    Rev Jeffress nailed it, Obama's tyrannical regime is just a relatively very mild sample of what life will be like under AntiChrist's demonic 7-year rule over the entire earth. Non-believers will and do laugh at and ridicule bible believing Christians and call us ignorant troglodytes or worse, but they or their non-believing progeny will be here to experience the horrors that AntiChrist will unleash on everyone who still exists on Earth when he takes over, and we bible believing Christians won't.

    And please don't accuse me of being secretly glad that unbelievers will suffer under AntiChrist's rule, no one could more earnestly desire the unbeliever's salvation and new life in Christ than I do.

  • Ted Cruz to speak in Sarasota

    01/09/2014 8:39:19 AM PST · 3 of 3
    epow to SoConPubbie
    Several years ago my wife and I spent a week down there in a friend's Siesta Key beachfront condo, and the smell of folding money was so thick in the air it was almost palpable. Cruz should be able to harvest a heavy bag of coins from that area if he plays his cards right. I hope so anyway, he definitely has my vote if he's on the ballot here.
  • DUmmie FUnnies 01-06-14 (Claimant Change: "DUmmie, It's Cold Outside")

    01/07/2014 9:19:12 AM PST · 45 of 57
    epow to Charles Henrickson
    Charles, your commentary on DU's global warming idiocy is one of your all-time best IMHO. I read it twice and laughed even more the 2nd time.
  • Free Exercise of Virtue Prohibited as of Today in USA

    01/01/2014 9:48:45 AM PST · 9 of 19
    epow to Kaslin
    Under President Obama, that now violates a federal regulation.

    Sorry Mr. Obama, but God's holy inerrant Word overrides your unconstitutionally assumed authority to regulate our lives, our businesses, and all our activities in a manner that would result in the murder of millions of unborn human beings. "Thou shall do no murder" is God's law, and your illegally fabricated "law" that orders employers to participate in the 1st degree murder of unborn children doesn't change either His mind or His law.You may have power to destroy our businesses and ruin us financially, but nothing you can do will cause many of us to participate in the violation of God's law against murder of the innocent.

  • Ethanol loses friends and influence as reform movement grows

    12/31/2013 12:42:08 PM PST · 24 of 26
    epow to Barkeep99
    Thanks for the interesting information. It gives me a lot to think about, and my first thought is that $4000 would be a lot of money to put into even a low mileage, way above average 10 YO car like my Toyota that's worth maybe $7000-$7500 tops at private sale. But OTOH, that's a mere fraction of what a new car of any make or model would cost.

    I'll have to give this infuriating mess some serious thought before the 15% crap becomes the only available fuel, but offhand I'm thinking that even as much as I hate this mandated idiocy I might be better served in the long run by just buying a new or near-new car that would tolerate the 15% ethanol crap.

  • Ethanol loses friends and influence as reform movement grows

    12/31/2013 7:38:54 AM PST · 17 of 26
    epow to thackney
    I don't see anything in the article that mentioned what to me is the most important issue in the so-called "renewable energy" debate, i.e., the cost of retrofitting motor vehicles over a certain date of manufacture to operate properly on the 15% ethanol fuel.

    My wife and I are retired on a limited income + SS, and our family car is a 10 year old Toyota that has only 80K miles on the clock, gets 35 mpg highway, and is in excellent condition overall. Our 2nd vehicle is a very handy but even older pickup with approximately 130K miles on the clock. If what I have read and heard about the new fuel requirement is correct it could cost me well over $1,000 to have the Toyota retrofitted to use the new ethanol/gas fuel, and probably even more to modify the older pickup. My wife and I are conservative on practically all issues and are registered as Republicans, but we won't vote for or contribute to any candidate of either party who supports this unnecessary nonsense that only benefits the highly improbable odd couple composed of enviro/whackos and the big-corporation corn industry. If I have been given incorrect information on the issue, someone please show where and how it's incorrect.

  • OBAMASCARE: Huge premium hikes rock employer-insured workers

    12/17/2013 9:25:25 AM PST · 40 of 81
    epow to Cincinatus' Wife
    his flawed promise

    The WaPost's writer couldn't bring himself to call Obama's "flawed promise" what everyone over the age of 6 knows it actually was, a flat-out monstrous lie.

  • DUmmie FUnnies 12-17-13 (Tales from the Whipped: ObamaCare Sign-up Nightmares)

    12/17/2013 8:22:07 AM PST · 33 of 60
    epow to mylife
    Perhaps you should DEMAND answers from Obama?

    He could demand in one hand and ,,,,, well I'm sure you know what he could do in the other hand and still not get an answer.

  • To Attract Millennials, GOP Must Dial Back the Social Conservatism

    12/13/2013 12:18:06 PM PST · 137 of 156
    epow to kobald
    but does anyone really think that conservative evangelical voters, for example, are going to start voting Democratic if Republicans talk about those issues less?

    I'm an evangelical Christian 1st and Republican as a distant 2nd. But if the Pub bigwigs and/or candidates for office abandon or reverse the party's current position on moral and human life issues I won't go along with them into well deserved political oblivion that will inevitably follow. If the party bigwigs continue selling the party out to proponents of legalized infanticide, destruction of the traditional family, and unGodly sexual perversion, so be it. But I won't go to hell along with them no matter what else they may advocate and support.

  • Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

    12/13/2013 11:40:08 AM PST · 86 of 123
    epow to DManA
    I view the theory of evolution as one possible explanation of how HE did it.

    That explanation doesn't work for me, no evolution theory I know of can be made to fit the timing and order of events that is recorded in the first chapter of Genesis. Every version of the "1 day = 1 million years" theory and other theories such as the "gap theory" that I have read has serious conflicts with God's own biblical account of how and when He created everything that now exists or ever has existed.

    Evolutionists use fossilized plants and animals to date rock and soil layers, and they also use those same rock and soil layers to date the same fossilized plants and animals. IIRC that's called circular reasoning.

  • Tea Party Cools Off

    12/13/2013 8:26:47 AM PST · 57 of 81
    epow to kristinn
    What they are for is far from clear.

    Then let me make it clear enough for even a left wing loony like yourself to understand Ms Rubin;


  • Video of Ruger SP101, Separate Ejector Rod

    12/13/2013 8:04:46 AM PST · 89 of 89
    epow to NVDave
    not so much as an obsession with maximizing muzzle velocity.

    I got over that "obsession" a few years ago when I stretched the frame of a .45 caliber 7-1/2" Ruger Blackhawk while foolishly trying to get .44 mag ballistics by using "word of mouth" reloading data. I got higher velocity alright, but I also got a stretched frame and poor accuracy, and all at the risk of a dangerous kaboom. Now I stick with factory recommended reloading data for every gun I reload ammo for, and the paper targets I usually shoot die just as dead as they would if hit by a .44 mag.

  • Video of Ruger SP101, Separate Ejector Rod

    12/11/2013 2:33:41 PM PST · 86 of 89
    epow to NVDave
    Decreasing the frame/cylinder gap won’t buy you as much as you think, unless your gap was rather large to start with.

    Right, in some revolvers there's not much velocity to be gained from narrowing the cylinder gap. And in quite a few tested revolvers it appears that a shorter barrel often has less affect on velocity than it does with longer barrels.

    Here's a chart of actual test results that seem to confirm the above in several instances;

  • Video of Ruger SP101, Separate Ejector Rod

    12/11/2013 1:05:21 PM PST · 85 of 89
    epow to marktwain
    I never had that problem with .45 ACP revolvers, but the case is not tapered like the 9mm is.

    You must be referring to the old 1917 Smith revolvers built during WWI. About 1960-61 I paid $35 for an all-original WWI surplus 1917 in NRA VG/EX condition. It used half moon clips for .45acp ammo which was occasionally still available as surplus back then, and .45 AutoRim ammo was also available at a considerably higher price. The clips worked OK with ACP ammo, but I much preferred the rimmed cases. I bought several boxes of cases plus a .45 AutRim shell holder for my press and I handloaded most of my .45 ammo for quite a few years.

    Unfortunately I lost my mind about 30+/- years ago and sold it to an 80+ year-old gentleman who had carried one like it when he worked as a post office detective in the 1930’s and ‘40’s. When I first showed it to him his eyes started tearing up, and I just couldn't say no when he asked if I would consider selling it to him. I told him that I didn't really want to sell it, but I finally relented and let him have it for $185, which was about all he had on him at the time. However, I wish now that I had said no. I never saw him again but I hope he got more good memories out of it as a souvenir of his former working life years than I would have gotten from it as a shooter.

    I suppose there is also the possibility that he was actually an octogenarian con man who took advantage of my soft-hearted sympathy and conned me out of an historic gun worth at least $350-$400 back at that time and much more than that nowadays. If so I'm not far from 80 now myself, and the old Smith is just more water gone under the bridge.

  • High court ends Liberty University lawsuit over health law

    12/02/2013 10:29:01 PM PST · 114 of 166
    epow to NVDave
    Since 2005, there was only one Protestant left on the court. Since 2010, there are none.

    I may be mistaken, but I seem to remember hearing or reading that Justice Thomas is an evangelical Christian. If that's true he must be the only one of those to be seated on the USSC in my 76 year lifetime, and his appointment to that bench was fought tooth and nail by the Senate liberals of that time.

  • High court ends Liberty University lawsuit over health law

    12/02/2013 10:17:15 PM PST · 113 of 166
    epow to RetiredArmy
    It is happening here. AND, the Holy Bible makes clear who is pulling this garbage off.

    You're right, but today in America only a relatively few people believe that the bible is really God's infallible Word to all mankind.

    I believe there's a reason why the US isn't mentioned in bible prophecy, we won't be an important nation by the time those prophesied end-of-the-age events begin to take place on a large scale. I believe that some of those prophesied events are now in the early stages of taking place, such as the rapidly rising economic and military power of China and the acquisition of nuclear weapons by Iran. At my age (76)I probably won't live to see all that take place, but I expect that probably my children and definitely my grandchildren will.