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Posts by fidelis

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  • VANITY: Word Is Out - Vote Fraud in Early Voting in Tennessee

    02/13/2016 12:13:00 PM PST · 7 of 44
    fidelis to SatinDoll
    In the last election when voter fraud in Democrat precincts was widely reported, the Democrats responded by saying, "Oh yeah? Prove it." And, of course, nobody could and it went nowhere.

    If anyone does experience voter fraud when casting their ballot, they need to find a way to document it. Otherwise, it didn't happen.

  • Oh Oh... (Ted Cruz and dual citizenship)

    02/10/2016 8:16:01 PM PST · 2 of 148
    fidelis to Ultra Sonic 007
  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz (interview with woman)

    02/09/2016 5:47:53 AM PST · 139 of 171
    fidelis to napscoordinator
    "Obama is more your style. He never curses. Go kiss his butt like you have for 7 years. And Cruz doesn’t curse but he uses his religion to get votes.....that is nasty."

    LOL. Pretty predictable diversionary answer. Thanks again for proving my point.

  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz (interview with woman)

    02/08/2016 9:39:55 PM PST · 74 of 171
    fidelis to CharleysPride
    "Rafael Cruz defended ‘Pussy Riot’ at the Heritage Foundation...

    Last I checked, Rafael Cruz wasn't running for President.

  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz (interview with woman)

    02/08/2016 9:31:28 PM PST · 65 of 171
    fidelis to Neu Pragmatist
    "It’s simple ...don’t like him , don’t vote for him ... it amazes me how many people can’t handle a little real talk ... i’ll take a cussing, honest, real talker over a snake oil salesman like Cruz any day ..."

    So "real talk" = vulgarity. Got it. Thanks for proving my point.

  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz (interview with woman)

    02/08/2016 9:09:39 PM PST · 51 of 171
    fidelis to springwater13
    I love threads like this. It just goes to show that Trump supporters will go to any length to defend anything boorish, crude or downright stupid their candidate says. It reminds me of an over-indulgent mother defending their spoiled child. It wasn't that long ago, this forum was full of people railing against John "Effin" Kerry and Joe Biden's "Big Effin Deal."

    The Obamazombies have nothing on these people.

  • 3 Questions for Freepers-especially the "old timers"

    02/07/2016 4:43:32 PM PST · 56 of 230
    fidelis to icwhatudo
    1. Cruz, Rubio, Trump.

    2. Same.

    3. Abortion, Muslim Refugees, Illegal immigration, Homosexual Marriage, Obamacare.


    I live in Arizona, so things will probably be pretty well decided by the time it's my turn to vote. I dislike Trump personally-- I think he's an arrogant jerk and a phony-- and based on his past I don't trust him to deliver, but he's a force to be reckoned with because he's saying what people want to hear. I like Cruz and his positions, but I feel he comes across as unlikable-- and in the presidential race which is in large part a popularity contest, that could hurt him in the general. Rubio's alright. I think he generally comes across as likable, but he's got some self-redeeming to do after last night but, really, I'd vote for any of them if they were the nominee.


    02/07/2016 12:24:30 PM PST · 68 of 609
    fidelis to doug from upland
  • Marco Rubio Responds to Repetition Criticism by Repeating Himself 3 More Times

    02/07/2016 12:15:30 PM PST · 27 of 39
    fidelis to TBBT
    There is an early church tradition, which says, that when the Apostle John was evidently an old man in Ephesus, he had to be carried to the church in the arms of his disciples. At these meetings, he was accustomed to say no more than, "Little children, love one another!" After a time, the disciples wearied at always hearing the same words, asked, "Master, why do you always say this?" "It is the Lord's command," was his reply. "And if this alone be done, it is enough!"

    I'm in no way comparing Marco Rubio to the Apostle John; rather, my point is that, after watching the debate and the clip of Rubio this morning, I think people on both the left and the right who already hate Rubio for other reasons are making too much out of this. It really doesn't bother me that he keeps repeating himself because what he says is true and, in fact, can't be repeated enough.

  • Did a little bird watching today and thought about SwampSniper.

    02/06/2016 3:45:25 PM PST · 44 of 94
    fidelis to Islander7
    That would be great! Any effort you can make would be appreciated. We're all busy, but even having an occasional thread like this would be really fun. Count me in!
  • Did a little bird watching today and thought about SwampSniper.

    02/06/2016 12:22:33 PM PST · 17 of 94
    fidelis to cherry

    If you do, make sure you add me please!

  • Famous left-winger Jimmy Carter is now backing Donald Trump - here's why

    02/03/2016 6:26:50 PM PST · 17 of 73
    fidelis to pilgrim

    Same here! I was fresh in the Air Force. By the time I got out 4 years later, I voted for Reagan.

  • Harry Reid: "Did You See Any Diversity In Iowa?"

    02/02/2016 8:33:07 PM PST · 29 of 61
    fidelis to DeathBeforeDishonor1

    Why, yes Harry, I did see diversity in Iowa. I saw a Hispanic win the Republican caucus. I saw two Hispanics and an African-American combined win 60% of the Republican votes.
    On the Democrat side— well, no.

  • Marco Rubio's November Electability Problem

    02/02/2016 11:22:39 AM PST · 14 of 52
    fidelis to JSDude1

    The cited factors will not matter to the average voter in the general election. They are vitally important, of course, to hardcore Conservatives of the type found here in FR, but when the time comes for the general it simply boils down to a popularity contest. The reason Romney and McCain lost, when all was said and done, is that they simply did not catch the imagination (i.e. were as likable to the average shallow voter primed by the image-based mainstream media) as Obama was conveyed. It’s been that way since the Nixon-Kennedy race, and most voters are less intelligent and cognizant of the issues now than they were then. Let’s face it: at least half the US population never matured past high school.

  • Asking for Prayers for my wife.

    01/31/2016 2:01:03 PM PST · 153 of 153
    fidelis to txnativegop

    Thanks be to God. :)

  • Dress-Down Sundays: Church Considers Making Clerical Dress Optional

    01/29/2016 7:40:45 PM PST · 16 of 18
    fidelis to marshmallow

    The God of Israel very clearly showed his desire that those consecrated to his liturgical and priestly ministry should be set apart by special clothing. He spends a great deal of time describing it in the Book of Exodus, chapter 28. Not only does it set apart those who serve him in a special and exclusive way, but the beauty and richness of the garb is meant to give glory back to him.

  • Asking for Prayers for my wife.

    01/28/2016 7:26:02 PM PST · 57 of 153
    fidelis to txnativegop
    Dear Jesus, Divine Physician and Healer of the sick, we turn to you in this time of illness.

    O dearest comforter of the troubled, alleviate our worry and sorrow with your gentle love, and grant us the grace and strength to accept this burden.

    Dear God, we place our worries in your hands. We place our sick under your care and humbly ask that you restore your child to health again. Above all, grant us the grace to acknowledge your will and know that whatever you do, you do for the love of us. Amen.


    01/22/2016 5:31:48 PM PST · 42 of 55
    fidelis to Marcella
    So sorry to hear this. The world has been diminished by his passing.

    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and may perpetual light shine upon him. By the mercy of God, may he rest in peace.

  • JRandomFreeper (Johnny) died at 4:33 pm, January 22, 2016.

    01/22/2016 5:25:21 PM PST · 201 of 546
    fidelis to Marcella

    Rest in peace, gardening buddy. You will be missed. :(

  • Cruz: 'Why are Hillary's strongest supporters backing Donald Trump?'

    01/13/2016 7:38:02 PM PST · 161 of 161
    fidelis to odawg
    Liberals hated Reagan’s guts.

    You either were not around at that time or were not paying attention. Reagan was not loved by everyone until after he died. He doesn’t matter now, to liberals

    I was both there AND listening carefully, as I was serving our country at the time, having barely survived the Carter years. Liberals disliked Reagan, but it is in no way close to the way that Trump is being demonized constantly and fanatically. If you can't see the difference, then it was you who were not there in the Reagan days or are out of touch with the anti-Trump mania going on now. Among liberals, he is easily the most vilified and hated man in recent political memory.

  • Cruz: 'Why are Hillary's strongest supporters backing Donald Trump?'

    01/13/2016 5:46:07 PM PST · 159 of 161
    fidelis to odawg
    “Trump has become what can only be called a polarizing figure.”

    Real leaders are always polarizing..."

    Not true. For example, Ronald Reagan was not a polarizing figure. Liberals didn't like him, they opposed his policies and sometimes even made fun of him. But was not a POLARIZING figure like Trump where liberals and lefties vehemently hate his guts and would do anything to defeat him.

    I am neither a Trump opponent or supporter. I'm only commenting on what I see.

  • Cruz: 'Why are Hillary's strongest supporters backing Donald Trump?'

    01/12/2016 8:38:42 PM PST · 67 of 161
    fidelis to odawg
    “The answer, IMHO, is that the Dems supporting Trump are buying into the common wisdom that he would be easiest to beat in the general election.”

    Common wisdom, or a head fake? Why would Trump be the easiest to beat when he has double the poll numbers of the closest competitor?

    Polling highest with likely voters among all candidates, or polling highest among likely Republican voters? There's a big difference. Most Democrats wouldn't vote for Trump simply because he is running as a Republican. But more than that, I think Trump supporters underestimate the amount of sheer, frenzied hate the Left is whipping up against him, especially among Hispanics. Trump has become what can only be called a polarizing figure. I think the logic is sound: There are large segments of the population that will make it a point to go out to vote against him because they can't stand the guy.

  • At Half-Empty Rally, Trump Claims 'Hundreds' Turned Away

    01/12/2016 5:59:11 PM PST · 65 of 91
    fidelis to PGalt

    Thanks, PGalt.

  • At Half-Empty Rally, Trump Claims 'Hundreds' Turned Away

    01/12/2016 5:33:26 PM PST · 41 of 91
    fidelis to don-o
    For the record, "marshal" (as in "Fire Marshal") is spelled with one L. It is spelled with two L's when it is a name, as in the Marshall Plan or the Marshall Tucker Band.


    a Fire Marshal

  • Who or What is the Antichrist? A reflection on the Biblical teaching

    01/11/2016 7:40:15 PM PST · 28 of 30
    fidelis to aMorePerfectUnion
    "A great many Christians believe in the AntiChrist. They do not have to be dispensationalists to do so."

    ALL Christians believe in the AntiChrist (it's clearly talked about in Scripture), but only a small percentage of all Christians worldwide ascribe to Dispensationalism of the type popular only since the 1800's among certain segments of American Christianity promoted, for example, in the Scofield Reference Bible, The Late, Great Planet Earth, or the Left Behind series. It is that particular belief system that Msgr. Pope was referring to.

  • Who or What is the Antichrist? A reflection on the Biblical teaching

    01/11/2016 6:39:44 PM PST · 26 of 30
    fidelis to aMorePerfectUnion

    He specifically said “among CERTAIN Evangelicals.” Not all Evangelicals buy into Dispensationalism. The majority of Christians in the world do not.

  • Pregnant mom runs into burning home to save child; both die

    01/08/2016 6:18:54 PM PST · 8 of 29
    fidelis to Extremely Extreme Extremist
    "Pregnant mom runs into burning home to save child; both die"

    Correction: THREE people died in this fire; the mother, the child she ran inside to rescue, and the unborn child she was carrying.

  • SecNav Bans Marine Job Titles With Term ‘Man’ to Ensure Gender Neutrality

    01/06/2016 5:38:27 PM PST · 44 of 82
    fidelis to 2ndDivisionVet

    I comfort myself with the hope that as soon as the current occupant is out of the Oval Office, the next guy in charge will give the boot to to these politically correct civilian panty-waists appointed to head the Armed Forces and replace them with people who will allow our military to maintain some dignity and tradition.

  • Walking with the Wise – A Homily for Epiphany

    01/03/2016 5:25:32 PM PST · 12 of 13
    fidelis to miserare; Salvation
    He calls them "Wise Men" at least five times in the meditation.
  • Mary Did You Know

    12/23/2015 9:56:31 PM PST · 14 of 62
    fidelis to ImaGraftedBranch
    Luke 1:26-56

  • Women defy media narrative, love Trump at packed Michigan rally!

    12/22/2015 5:52:20 PM PST · 21 of 37
    fidelis to BlackFemaleArmyCaptain

    At the Trump event last week where he drew 3000, the crowd was easily at least half women. And about half of those were young women too.

  • Donald Trump Just Dramatically Entered A Campaign Rally By Pulling Up In A Trump-Branded 757

    12/16/2015 9:34:43 PM PST · 57 of 73
    fidelis to UnRuley1
    "The hanger was full, at least 5,000 people."

    No, as I said, it was less than 3000. It was my job (along with two other firemen) to count them as they entered through security. The hangar could have fit another 1000. Still, that's a lot of people.

  • Donald Trump Just Dramatically Entered A Campaign Rally By Pulling Up In A Trump-Branded 757

    12/16/2015 7:29:31 PM PST · 27 of 73
    fidelis to DoughtyOne

    I was there as part of the fire department crowd management detail. He definitely made a Big entrance. They anticipated 5000 supporters and we set the occupancy limit for the hangar for 4000, planning to put the overflow on the tarmac. However, we only counted around 3000 coming through the doors, counting about 20 protesters and a handful of hecklers.

  • BREAKING: U.S. Lawmakers Make Stunning Move To Investigate Obama For Helping ISIS

    12/14/2015 6:36:47 PM PST · 14 of 101
    fidelis to Blue Collar Christian

    This will go nowhere. To his supporters (including the MSM), he can do no wrong. Most others will be apathetic. Those in a position to take action who the Teflon Man doesn’t have in his pocket will be shamed, bullied, and shouted down into silence. This tyrant’s reign can’t be over too soon

  • 'Someone's Got To Wear the Pants In This Family': Kia Commercial Mocks American Husband

    12/13/2015 7:11:19 PM PST · 50 of 84
    fidelis to Bloody Sam Roberts
    I see the Madison Avenue pecking order a little different:

    1. Blacks are smarter than whites. 2. Women are smarter than men. 3. Children are way smarter than adults of any kind.

    It follows from this that the smartest people in the world are little black girls so the sooner we elect one for President, the better, right?

  • Trump Goes Personal Against Cruz; Disparages His Cuban Ancestry; Questions Christianity

    12/12/2015 9:59:54 AM PST · 93 of 128
    fidelis to Isara
    "And by the way, and again, I do like Ted Cruz, but not a lot of evangelicals come out of Cuba, in all fairness. Its true. Not a lot come out. But I like him nevertheless.”

    I'm not a Trump supporter at this point (and, in fact, am leaning toward Cruz), but I can't see how this garbled comment is any kind of clear insult to Ted. What the heck is it supposed to mean, anyway? It's practically a non-sequitur, something along the lines of "I like Ted Cruz, but not a lot of Senators come out of Texas, in all fairness. Its true. Not a lot come out. But I like him nevertheless.” It doesn't have anything to do with anything and is vapid to the point of meaninglessness.

  • California woman arrested on charges of burying baby alive

    12/07/2015 8:04:33 PM PST · 10 of 26
    fidelis to Seruzawa

    Or a fire station.

  • A Photographer Took A Photo of These Four Women Every Year Since 1975

    12/07/2015 10:59:33 AM PST · 83 of 90
    fidelis to lulu16

    Yes, I should hasten to add that my appearance is not immune from change year to year, and I suspect most people that I haven’t seen in that yearly interval notice it. A very few, probably in all innocence, fecklessly even remark on it, so I’m not able to be in denial either, as if I possessed the fountain of youth or were the living picture of Dorian Gray. :)

  • A Photographer Took A Photo of These Four Women Every Year Since 1975

    12/06/2015 9:29:39 PM PST · 33 of 90
    fidelis to lulu16

    I found this very interesting. For the last 20 years I’ve done annual fire inspections of businesses where I meet people and never see them again until the following year. I’ll carry this image of them in my mind, but I am often surprised— sometimes even shocked— over how much some people change in the course of a single year (a very few people hardly ever seem to change at all).

  • Ben Carson Proves He Is NOT A True Christian In One Statement…WOW!!!

    12/05/2015 10:13:29 AM PST · 123 of 160
    fidelis to Old Yeller
    "But most can escape it [hell] by serving time in a mythical place called Purgatory."

    Wrong again. The Catholic Church does not teach that anyone (let alone "most") "escapes hell" by going to purgatory. Church teaching is that when one dies, his or her destination, either heaven or hell, is already set. That's it: either heaven or hell. Purgatory is not for those that deserve hell, but only for those who are already destined to heaven, but still have some attachment to sin when they die or have not fully made an attempt before they die to make some kind of reparation for the damage they have caused in their lives by the sins they have committed. This is a simple matter of justice and would describe a lot of us including you.

    Hebrews 12:14 says we are to strive for the holiness without which no one will enter heaven. Revelation 21:27 says nothing unclean will enter heaven.

    Let me ask you: Can you presume to say that if you died right now, you have no attachment to sin of any kind and that you would be able to stand before the All Holy God still attached to your sinful habits-- or am I addressing an All-Perfect human? Doesn't it make sense to you that there would be some kind of cleansing or "purging" that would have to take place so you could not take those sinful habits or attachments into heaven?

    Catholic Answers: Purgatory

  • Ben Carson Proves He Is NOT A True Christian In One Statement…WOW!!!

    12/04/2015 6:35:14 PM PST · 25 of 160
    fidelis to Iscool
    "Catholics are taught as well that there is not a literal hell, or heaven..."

    That is not accurate. The Catholic Church teaches there is a hell and many are going there. If there are Catholics that teach otherwise, they are heretics. If they believe otherwise, they are ignorant of the teachings of the Church.

    From the Catechism of the Catholic Church:

    1033 We cannot be united with God unless we freely choose to love him. But we cannot love God if we sin gravely against him, against our neighbor or against ourselves: "He who does not love remains in death. Anyone who hates his brother is a murderer, and you know that no murderer has eternal life abiding in him." Our Lord warns us that we shall be separated from him if we fail to meet the serious needs of the poor and the little ones who are his brethren. To die in mortal sin without repenting and accepting God's merciful love means remaining separated from him for ever by our own free choice. This state of definitive self-exclusion from communion with God and the blessed is called "hell."

    1034 Jesus often speaks of "Gehenna" of "the unquenchable fire" reserved for those who to the end of their lives refuse to believe and be converted, where both soul and body can be lost. Jesus solemnly proclaims that he "will send his angels, and they will gather . . . all evil doers, and throw them into the furnace of fire," and that he will pronounce the condemnation: "Depart from me, you cursed, into the eternal fire!"

    1035 The teaching of the Church affirms the existence of hell and its eternity. Immediately after death the souls of those who die in a state of mortal sin descend into hell, where they suffer the punishments of hell, "eternal fire." The chief punishment of hell is eternal separation from God, in whom alone man can possess the life and happiness for which he was created and for which he longs.


  • San Bernadino 12/02 bloodbath coincides with one of Islam's largest Martyrdom Anniversaries

    12/02/2015 9:57:07 PM PST · 10 of 34
    fidelis to MarchonDC09122009
  • Impact of Apollo 16's booster is spotted on the moon

    12/01/2015 6:19:34 PM PST · 48 of 84
    fidelis to Jack Straw from Wichita
    This very suspicious quote always appears either without attribution, or with just a date (1615), or a claim that it was said "at the trial" of Galileo. It is certainly not in the spirit of what is reported of Bellarmine by reliable sources, which do not report this or other quotes by him.

    The origins are likely found in a letter by Bellarmine noted here which says things that are quite close:

    "First. I say that it seems to me that Your Reverence and Galileo did prudently to content yourself with speaking hypothetically, and not absolutely, as I have always believed that Copernicus spoke. For to say that, assuming the earth moves and the sun stands still, all the appearances are saved better than with eccentrics and epicycles, is to speak well; there is no danger in this, and it is sufficient for mathematicians. But to want to affirm that the sun really is fixed in the center of the heavens and only revolves around itself (i. e., turns upon its axis ) without traveling from east to west, and that the earth is situated in the third sphere and revolves with great speed around the sun, is a very dangerous thing, not only by irritating all the philosophers and scholastic theologians, but also by injuring our holy faith and rendering the Holy Scriptures false. For Your Reverence has demonstrated many ways of explaining Holy Scripture, but you have not applied them in particular, and without a doubt you would have found it most difficult if you had attempted to explain all the passages which you yourself have cited."

    Note that critical parts here are left out when the quote is used. Bellarmine appeals to scientific authority (mathematicians) and also appeals to the need to exegete passages properly (more in section 3).

    "Second. I say that, as you know, the Council [of Trent] prohibits expounding the Scriptures contrary to the common agreement of the holy Fathers. And if Your Reverence would read not only the Fathers but also the commentaries of modern writers on Genesis, Psalms, Ecclesiastes and Josue, you would find that all agree in explaining literally (ad litteram) that the sun is in the heavens and moves swiftly around the earth, and that the earth is far from the heavens and stands immobile in the center of the universe. Now consider whether in all prudence the Church could encourage giving to Scripture a sense contrary to the holy Fathers and all the Latin and Greek commentators. Nor may it be answered that this is not a matter of faith, for if it is not a matter of faith from the point of view of the subject matter, it is on the part of the ones who have spoken. It would be just as heretical to deny that Abraham had two sons and Jacob twelve, as it would be to deny the virgin birth of Christ, for both are declared by the Holy Ghost through the mouths of the prophets and apostles."

    "Third. I say that if there were a true demonstration that the sun was in the center of the universe and the earth in the third sphere, and that the sun did not travel around the earth but the earth circled the sun, then it would be necessary to proceed with great caution in explaining the passages of Scripture which seemed contrary, and we would rather have to say that we did not understand them than to say that something was false which has been demonstrated. But I do not believe that there is any such demonstration; none has been shown to me. It is not the same thing to show that the appearances are saved by assuming that the sun really is in the center and the earth in the heavens. I believe that the first demonstration might exist, but I have grave doubts about the second, and in a case of doubt, one may not depart from the Scriptures as explained by the holy Fathers. I add that the words ' the sun also riseth and the sun goeth down, and hasteneth to the place where he ariseth, etc.' were those of Solomon, who not only spoke by divine inspiration but was a man wise above all others and most learned in human sciences and in the knowledge of all created things, and his wisdom was from God. Thus it is not too likely that he would affirm something which was contrary to a truth either already demonstrated, or likely to be demonstrated. And if you tell me that Solomon spoke only according to the appearances, and that it seems to us that the sun goes around when actually it is the earth which moves, as it seems to one on a ship that the beach moves away from the ship, I shall answer that one who departs from the beach, though it looks to him as though the beach moves away, he knows that he is in error and corrects it, seeing clearly that the ship moves and not the beach. But with regard to the sun and the earth, no wise man is needed to correct the error, since he clearly experiences that the earth stands still and that his eye is not deceived when it judges that the moon and stars move. And that is enough for the present. I salute Your Reverence and ask God to grant you every happiness."

    The third point is the most critical, because it reveals that contrary to how the quotes are used, Bellarmine was ready to submit to the possibility that heliocentrism was true and interpret the text accordingly, and that he also appealed to scientific authority (of Solomon, however misplaced we may think this is) as well as to observation. In his view, this was a case of "extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence" -- and surely Skeptics can respect that (especially since so many astronomers of the day accepted geocentrism).


  • Colorado shooter politically motivated, said ‘no more baby parts’ after attacking PP

    11/28/2015 7:50:47 PM PST · 66 of 189
    fidelis to Timpanagos1
    The usual suspects are in full spin cycle now. MSNBC reports:

    Vicki Cowart, President and CEO of Planned Parenthood Rocky Mountains, said in a statement Saturday that witness accounts indicate it was motivated by opposition to abortion. NBC News has not confirmed those accounts.

    "Today, we are learning that eyewitnesses confirm that the man who will be charged with the tragic and senseless shooting that resulted in the deaths of three people and injuries to nine others at Planned Parenthood's health center in Colorado Springs was motivated by opposition to safe and legal abortion," Cowart said.

    "This is an appalling act of violence targeting access to health care and terrorizing skilled and dedicated health care professionals," she said.

    U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch called the shooting rampage "a horrific attack" in a statement Saturday and said the federal government stands ready to offer any assistance it can.

    "This unconscionable attack was not only a crime against the Colorado Springs community, but a crime against women receiving healthcare services at Planned Parenthood, law enforcement seeking to protect and serve, and other innocent people," Lynch said. "It was also an assault on the rule of law, and an attack on all Americans' right to safety and security."

  • Minimum wage effect? Seattle area restaurant jobs have fallen -900 this year

    11/26/2015 7:16:57 PM PST · 8 of 39
    fidelis to fidelis

    Beat me to it! :)

  • Minimum wage effect? Seattle area restaurant jobs have fallen -900 this year

    11/26/2015 7:16:29 PM PST · 7 of 39
    fidelis to george76
  • Minimum wage effect? Seattle area restaurant jobs have fallen -900 this year

    11/26/2015 7:16:29 PM PST · 6 of 39
    fidelis to george76
  • The Death of Ivan Ilyich and the Importance of a Rightly Ordered Life

    11/25/2015 6:21:58 PM PST · 4 of 8
    fidelis to Kaslin

    Thanks for sharing.

  • Linda Ronstadt - Poor Poor Pitiful Me

    11/22/2015 5:48:06 AM PST · 16 of 72
    fidelis to SkyPilot
    I saw her perform this song in concert on her "Get Closer" tour in the 1980's. I've always loved her voice and she was such a knockout when she was younger.

    I bought lots of her albums back in the day, and still enjoy her music, but because of her outspoken Lefty politics I will never put another dime in her pocket. Not that she doesn't have a right to her (wrong) opinions (this is America, after all) but I don't want my money to end up in the coffers of politicians that are seeking to destroy this country.

  • Trending On Twitter Right Now - "TERRORISM HAS NO RELIGION"

    11/13/2015 6:23:37 PM PST · 40 of 60
    fidelis to Pinkbell