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  • The Supreme Court’s death sentence on Christian culture

    07/07/2015 11:03:58 AM PDT · 10 of 16
    NKP_Vet to Old Sarge

    “Do you really see THIS pope saying something like that”.

    He certainly did.

  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    07/07/2015 10:50:06 AM PDT · 859 of 892
    NKP_Vet to Elsie

    “Amen, amen, I say to you, whoever believes has eternal life”.

    One requirement yes. Bingo. Give that person a cigar.

  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    07/07/2015 10:47:31 AM PDT · 858 of 892
    NKP_Vet to MHGinTN

    I am with the majority in believing in the Real Presence at the Eucharist. There are twice the number of Christians worldwide that take the Lord at his word, and have been observing the Holy Eucharist for the last 2,000 years, that those that deny the Real Presence. Protestant sects are vastly outnumbered. Give it up. You lose.

  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    07/07/2015 10:42:44 AM PDT · 855 of 892
    NKP_Vet to Elsie

    “How does a rational person get convinced that a non-leavened cracker and a sip of wine get converted into REAL flesh and REAL blood to begin with”.

    Number one you have to believe the Bible is the Word of God. Everything in the Bible. You can’t pick and choose. The heretics that make of the Holy Eucharist will bust hell wide open when they leave this earth. The ones that are totally ignorant of this teaching might someday inherit the Kingdome.

    Never forget that there are TWICE AS MANY CHRISTIANS WORLDWIDE
    that believe in the Lord and believe what he said, and all practice the Holy Eucharist. You lose. Move on to another subject to look stupid. The majority agrees with me not you or any other heretic. You’re outnumbered. Give up.

  • This Hollywood Conservative Just Slapped Down The PC Left With An Epic Confederate Flag Rant

    07/07/2015 10:35:17 AM PDT · 36 of 36
    NKP_Vet to mrsmel

    It’s the cowardly, spineless republicans doing all the banning.

  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    07/07/2015 6:00:58 AM PDT · 793 of 892
    NKP_Vet to metmom

    How does someone go from believing in the Real Presence to not believing. Oh, I almost forget, they never believed to start.

  • Marching boldly into the New Post-homophobic Christianity

    07/07/2015 5:56:56 AM PDT · 1 of 3
    NKP_Vet
    This article is proof positive that just as homosexuality is a mental disorder so is liberalism. They have destroyed all that was good and decent about the United States. They are the ones that turned the country in the United States of Sodom and Gomorrah. In the end God will not be mocked and these losers are too stupid to understand that, and that's for one reason, they don't believe in God, with them it's me, me, me, me. Always it's about me.
  • This Hollywood Conservative Just Slapped Down The PC Left With An Epic Confederate Flag Rant

    07/07/2015 5:36:48 AM PDT · 29 of 36
    NKP_Vet to itsahoot

    Everyone raised hell when the NAACP got Amos & Andy off the air. Most of the hell-raising was from black families who loved the show. One of the greatest comedies of all times killed because of political-correctness.

  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    07/06/2015 9:13:35 PM PDT · 778 of 892
    NKP_Vet to MHGinTN

    https://www.ewtn.com/faith/teachings/euchc3.htm

    One of the most important ways that the Old Covenant foreshadows the New is in its use of the image of the sacrificial lamb. Let’s see how this relates to the Eucharist in Scripture.

    First, take a look at Revelation 5. In Revelation 5, there is a scroll with seven seals that nobody can break open and everybody is really upset. In fact John almost begins to cry. In 5, verse 2, “A strong angel proclaimed with a loud voice, ‘Who is worthy to open the scroll and break its seals?’ And no one in heaven and on earth or under the earth was able to open the scroll or to look into it.” What is the scroll? The word is biblion. Most likely it’s a reference to a covenant document, the New Covenant document that nobody is worthy to break open. “And I wept much, but no one was found worthy to open the scroll or to look into it,” because this scroll would consummate and fulfill the promises of the Old Testament.

    “Then one of the elders said to me, ‘Weep not. Lo, the Lion of the tribe of Judah, the Root of David, he has conquered so that he can open the scroll and seven seals.’” You could almost feel the hallelujah rising up from within your soul. The Lion of the tribe of Judah! You turn. You look and John turns to look and what does he see in verse 6, “ And between the throne and the four living creatures and among the elders I saw,” what? Aslan, the lion? No. David crowned with glory? No. You’d think so, a lion and a king are the words used to describe it. “I turned and I saw a lamb standing, looking as though it had been slain.”

    Jesus Christ is the son of David and the king of the new and heavenly Jerusalem. He is the Lion of the tribe of Judah and He is the Lamb of God, slain from the foundation of the world, as it said elsewhere in Revelation. But here in heaven on the throne of glory, after His crucifixion, Hs resurrection, His ascension, His enthronement, He still looks like a lamb. He still looks as though He had been slain. Why not clean up the body? Why not wipe away the wounds? Why continue resembling a lamb? Because He’s continuing the Passover offerings, the sacrifice. Not by dying, not by bleeding and not by suffering but by continuing to offer up Himself as the firstborn and as the unblemished lamb, as the perpetual, timeless, everlasting sacrifice of praise to the Father.

    And what do the people do? They rejoice and they break out into a song. And what is the song, “Worthy art thou to take the scroll and to open its seals for thou was slain.” Past tense, “And by thy blood didst ransom men for God from every tribe and tongue and people and nation.” And what has he done? He’s become a priest to be sure, but for what purpose? “He has made them a kingdom and priest to our God.” He has made those whom he has saved priests. And what do priests do? They offer sacrifice.

    Has Christ’s sacrifice ended all sacrifices? No. Christ’s sacrifice has ended all ineffective, bloody animal sacrifices that never did anything anyway. Now for the first time in history we can really begin to offer sacrifice to God. Romans 12 says, “Offer your bodies as a living sacrifice, holy and acceptable to God.” And it wouldn’t be holy and acceptable except that it’s united to Christ’s perpetual sacrifice. He’s not bleeding. He’s not dying. He’s not suffering, but he is offering a sacrifice as a lamb does, as a priest king does continually, forever.

    And that’s what it’s all about. John wouldn’t see a lamb looking as though it had been slain if the whole kit and caboodle was completed and done. Yes, it’s completed and done, but it’s still going on, and it’s going to go on forever in the future. Why? Because Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today and forever, as Hebrews tells us.

    Now, is this strange? Is this teaching novel? Well, let’s take a look at 1st Corinthians and see how natural it seems to the apostle Paul. We have already looked at 1st Corinthians 5, “Christ, our Passover,” that’s in verse 7, “Christ, our Paschal Lamb has been sacrificed. Let us therefore celebrate the festival not with the old leaven, the leaven of malice and evil, but with the unleavened bread of sincerity and truth.” What’s he talking about? Is he talking about leaven being like sin. No. He’s saying let us celebrate the feast with unleavened bread. What feast? The Eucharist! The sacrifice continues because communion must be celebrated. We’ve got to eat the lamb, the resurrected, glorified, enthroned lamb that still looks as though he’d been slain because he’s still giving himself to us.

    Turn over with me now to Corinthians, chapter 9, verse 13. He says, “Do you not know that those who are employed in the temple service get their food from the temple and those who serve at the altar share in the sacrificial offerings in the same way the Lord commanded. That those who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel.” Now we might be tempted to read Corinthians 9, 13 and 14 and say, “Well, back in the Old Testament they did temple service and altar service and sacrifice, but now in the New Testament they only proclaim the word.”

    The problem with that is that Paul goes on to say, Corinthians 11, as we will see, how Christ’s death is proclaimed. Take a look with me at 1st Corinthians, 11:23-26. “For I received from the Lord what I shall deliver to you.” Interesting, he received it not from Peter and the apostles. When Jesus appeared to Paul on the road to Damascus or perhaps at some other time, what did Jesus deliver to Paul? Instructions for the Eucharist. “I received from the Lord what I also deliver to you. That the Lord Jesus Christ, on the night when He was betrayed, took bread, and when He had given thanks, He broke it and said, ‘This is my body, which is for you. Do this in remembrance of me.’ In the same way also the cup after supper saying, ‘This cup is the New Covenant in my blood. Do this.” Commandment, imperative tense. “As often as you drink it in remembrance of me. For as often as you eat this bread and drink the cup, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.”

    You proclaim the gospel. Let’s go back then to Corinthians 9, verse 14, “In the same way the Lord commanded that those who proclaim the gospel should get their living by the gospel.” How does Paul proclaim the gospel? Just by preaching? Or by celebrating the Eucharist? “As often as you do this, you proclaim the Lord’s death until He comes.” That’s the gospel. Paul is talking in verses 13 and 14 about how he should be supported as an apostle and he does so in conjunction with temple service at an altar where there is sacrificial offerings which he as an apostle has the right to receive from. What’s he talking about? A New Covenant temple? A New Covenant altar? A New Covenant sacrifice where he proclaims the gospel by celebrating the Eucharist.

    Now let’s go on to Corinthians 10 and get things straight really quickly here because Corinthians 10, gives us a proper warning. In the first ten verses of Corinthians 10, Paul says that back in the Old Testament with Moses, verse 3, “They all ate the same supernatural food and all drank the same supernatural drink.” The water from the rock and the manna in the wilderness and both, Paul says in a sense, were signs of Christ’s presence among them. Nevertheless, verse 5, “with most of them God was not pleased for they were overthrown in the wilderness.”

    In the next three verses he describes the Golden Calf incident where thousands of them died. In other words just because you receive supernatural food and drink doesn’t mean you’ve got it made in the shade. You have to set things right with God and keep things right with the Lord. Verse 11, “Now these things happened to them as a warning, but they were written down for our instruction upon whom the end of the ages has come.” We now have a greater and much more supernatural food and drink. So we can relax? No. We’ve got to be even more circumspect in searching out our hearts and making sure we are right with God.

    He goes on in verse 16, “The cup of blessing which we bless, is it not a coenia, a communion, a participation in the blood of Christ?” Not a symbol. But a share, a communion. The bread which we break , is it not a coenia, a communion in the body of Christ. “Because there is one bread, we who are many are one body for we all partake of the one bread.” He doesn’t mean to say that there’s one enormous loaf that we all take a piece from. There are many loaves of bread. There are many breads in that earthly sense, but there’s only one bread in the heavenly sense, and that’s Christ. Because we receive from one bread Christ, the Bread of Life, we who are many become one body, namely, the Body of Christ. He’s suggesting that we become what we eat.

    He goes on to contrast our sacrifice with other sacrifices and he says, verse 18, “Consider the people of Israel. Are not those who eat the sacrifices partners in the altar?” What he is saying is back then when you eat the sacrifice, you have a communion in the altar of those animals. Now we have a communion on all of our altars in the New Covenant with Christ, the Lamb of God. Verse 21, “You cannot drink the cup of the Lord and the cup of demons. You cannot partake of the table of the Lord and the table of demons. Shall we provoke the Lord with jealousy? Are we stronger than he?” For some reason God takes this with the utmost seriousness. Why?

    Corinthians 11, he spells it out even clearer. We’ve already read verses 23 through 26. Now we can conclude with verse 27 where he says, “Whoever, therefore, eats the bread and drinks the cup of the Lord in an unworthy manner will be guilty of the Body and the Blood of the Lord.” Now that language is actually like civil judicial language. Somebody who’s practically guilty of murder or capital offense is guilty of the body and blood. Now if it’s only a symbol, he might be guilty in some lesser sense, but when you profane the Lord’s Supper, you actually become guilty of profaning the Body and Blood of the Lord. “Let a man examine himself, therefore, and so eat of the bread and drink of the cup. For anyone who eats and drinks without discerning,” — the symbolism? No. “...the body, eats and drinks judgment upon himself.”

    Now is he just speaking metaphorically? He couldn’t be because in the next verse he says, “That is why many of you are weak and ill and some have died.” To receive the Eucharist in a state of mortal sin is playing with fire of the worst sort. He goes on in chapter 12, verse 12, “For just as the body is one,” the Church, that is, “...and has many members and all the members of the body though many are one body, so it is with Christ for by one Spirit we were all baptized in the one body.” When we received the water of Baptism, we received the Spirit of God. “And all were made to drink of the one Spirit.” When we receive Eucharist, Communion, we receive the Spirit as well as the flesh and the blood and the body, soul, humanity and divinity of Christ.

    This is significant, very significant. This, in fact, gives us the whole interpretive key to the Book of Revelation. Many non-Catholic as well as Catholic scholars have noticed that the whole structure of Revelation is a big Passover liturgy where Christ, the Priest King, the firstborn Son and the Lamb looking as though it’s been slain conducts and celebrates the heavenly liturgy. And the earthly liturgy is meant to be a reflection in that, a participation in that, and the early Church took it for granted. There is the Lamb looking as though it’s been slain and making all of the people in heaven priests so they can assist in the offering of the firstborn son of God to the Father and join themselves with it.

  • This Hollywood Conservative Just Slapped Down The PC Left With An Epic Confederate Flag Rant

    07/06/2015 9:04:51 PM PDT · 1 of 36
    NKP_Vet
    I was watching an episode of All in the Family yesterday. The one that had Sammy Davis Jr as guest. The following words were used in the show. Nigga, Coon, Jig, and guess who used them? Sammy Davis Jr. Of course Archie has said the same words in episodes and they were always followed with laughs. Would be willing to bet there were plenty of blacks in the studio audience. On the Jefferson's every other word out of George's mouth was honky! When will these two classic comedies from 40 years ago be banned? Just read where Governor Moonbeam in California has outlawed the words "husb and wife". The word "lynching" has also been taken out of all text books. From the thought-police to homosexuals being allowed to get "married", this has lost it's damn mind.
  • The Protohomosexual (Why are so many straight people pro gay?)

    07/06/2015 4:17:55 PM PDT · 10 of 45
    NKP_Vet to NYer

    “Why are so many straight people pro gay”.

    They are either closet homosexuals themselves or atheists that could care less about any morality talk. With homosexuals it’s all about sex, sex, sex, sex, sex, and more sex. This ridiculous “LoveWins” nonsense after the fake marriage ruling should have been “SodomyWins”. There is nothing about “love” when a man sodomizes another man, OR WOMAN! There is nothing about “love” when a woman straps on a rubber dildo and pretends to have intercourse with another. This is deviate sexual behavior. And the Supreme Court legalizing perversion does not mean it’s still not perverted sex.

  • The Gospel for Roman Catholics

    07/06/2015 4:05:26 PM PDT · 761 of 892
    NKP_Vet to MHGinTN

    Scripture says THIS about the Eucharist:

    John 6: [48] I am the bread of life.

    [49] Your fathers ate the manna in the wilderness, and they died.

    [50] This is the bread which comes down from heaven, that a man may eat of it and not die.

    [51] I am the living bread which came down from heaven; if any one eats of this bread, he will live for ever; and the bread which I shall give for the life of the world is my flesh.”

    [52]The Jews then disputed among themselves, saying, “How can this man give us his flesh to eat?”

    [53] So Jesus said to them, “Truly, truly, I say to you, unless you eat the flesh of the Son of man and drink his blood, you have no life in you;
    [54] he who eats my flesh and drinks my blood has eternal life, and I will raise him up at the last day. (The Greek word here for “eats” means to “munch on”, or to “gnaw on.”)

    [55] For my flesh is REAL FOOD, and my blood is REAL DRINK.(Notice how Jesus says the Eucharist is REAL FOOD and REAL DRINK, not symbolic food and drink!)

    [56] He who eats my flesh and drinks my blood abides in me, and I in him.

    [57] As the living Father sent me, and I live because of the Father, so he who eats me will live because of me.

    [58] This is the bread which came down from heaven, not such as the fathers ate and died; he who eats this bread will live for ever.”

    Many of his disciples left him over this, because they knew that he wasn’t speaking metaphorically, but literally. We know from Mark 4:34 that Jesus explained all of His parables to His disciples, but yet here they are leaving him after this speech about the Eucharist. The only conclusion logical people can draw is that THIS IS NO PARABLE!

    And we have the words recorded from the successors to the apostles, like Ignatius, a martyr in the Colisseum of Rome who was taught by St. John the Apostle, which prove that Jesus wasn’t talking in “symbolic” terms!

    St. Ignatius of Antioch (110 A.D.)

    I have no taste for corruptible food nor for the pleasures of this life. I desire the Bread of God, WHICH IS THE FLESH OF JESUS CHRIST, who was of the seed of David; and for drink I DESIRE HIS BLOOD, which is love incorruptible. (Letter to the Romans 7:3)

    Take care, then, to use one Eucharist, so that whatever you do, you do according to God: FOR THERE IS ONE FLESH OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST, and one cup IN THE UNION OF HIS BLOOD; one ALTAR, as there is one bishop with the presbytery… (Letter to the Philadelphians 4:1)

    They [i.e. the Gnostics] abstain from the Eucharist and from prayer, because they do not confess that THE EUCHARIST IS THE FLESH OF OUR SAVIOR JESUS CHRIST, flesh which suffered for our sins and which the Father, in his goodness, raised up again. (Letter to Smyrnians 7:1)

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/06/2015 7:25:02 AM PDT · 128 of 150
    NKP_Vet to Gamecock

    They must have needed it, it came out of the Catholic Church. And protestants use the Bible the Catholic Church compiled and determined what scriptures were divinely inspired. Have good day.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/06/2015 6:53:28 AM PDT · 126 of 150
    NKP_Vet to Elsie

    PROTESTants, picking and choosing what they want to believe in the Bible for over 550 years and counting.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/06/2015 6:51:48 AM PDT · 125 of 150
    NKP_Vet to MHGinTN

    Without blood you can not live. That is why we drink the blood of Christ. To have his divine life. Pretty simple.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/05/2015 12:26:14 PM PDT · 91 of 150
    NKP_Vet to Mark17

    I’ll make it a lot quicker than someone that denies the word of God.

    What can’t you comprehend in His words..........

    “Take this, all of you, and eat it; this is my body which will be given up for you.............

    “Take this, all of you, and drink from it; this is the cup of my blood, the blood of the new and everlasting covenant. It will be shed for you and for all so that sins may be forgiven. Do this in memory of me”.

    Just never been able to figure out how some call Jesus a liar and expect to get to heaven.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/05/2015 12:18:58 PM PDT · 90 of 150
    NKP_Vet to MHGinTN

    Luther believed in the Real Presence, and Luther had the exact same devotion for Mary than any Catholic has. Luther would have burned you at the stake for denigrating the Real Presence.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/05/2015 9:59:44 AM PDT · 78 of 150
    NKP_Vet to Salvation

    “Luther and all that follow are the false religions”.

    Protestantism, teaching error for over 550 years.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/05/2015 9:57:04 AM PDT · 77 of 150
    NKP_Vet to Mark17

    “I can’t live with a works based plan of salvation”.

    Brother Jimmy Swaggart needs you. Put your faith in Jimmy. Instead of helping others by going to prisons, rest homes, or putting others before yourself, send Jimmy some more money and watch his TV show to find out how Christians make it to heaven.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/04/2015 9:49:47 PM PDT · 58 of 150
    NKP_Vet to caww

    “So despite its claims, the Catholic church is not the true, original church since it does not follow the teaching and practice of the original church”.

    BLAH, BLAH, BLAH.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/04/2015 8:33:05 PM PDT · 55 of 150
    NKP_Vet to daniel1212

    If you accept the 27 books of the NT you accept the teaching authority of the Catholic Church because the Catholic Church determined what books would go in the NT and a Catholic Pope canonized the Bible you read. Now put that in your pipe and smoke it.

    Deny it till hell freezes over but it’s fact.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/04/2015 8:11:52 PM PDT · 53 of 150
    NKP_Vet to LilOlLady

    “Sadly, throughout American history...some Catholics caved to truth to ‘get along’”

    Sadly, throughout American history...some protestants caved to truth to “get along”.

    I can think of Jim Jones, John Wayne Gacy, Pee Wee Haskins, Wayne Williams, Jeffrey Dahmer. Mass murderers all. Homosexual all. Protestants all. I can also think of con artists like Joel the Grinning Horse Osteen, and slew of other TV “evangelists” that have made a fortune by milking their followers out of their life savings.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/04/2015 2:57:21 PM PDT · 19 of 150
    NKP_Vet to JSDude1

    Your ancestors, unless they were Muslims or Buddists, were Catholic, so yes protestants got their faith from the Catholic Church. End of story.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/04/2015 2:55:45 PM PDT · 18 of 150
    NKP_Vet to sasportas

    “Your current Marxist Pope is pushing every wrong headed thing imaginable”.

    Not on faith and morals.

  • The Vortex—Star-Spangled Heresy

    07/04/2015 2:12:02 PM PDT · 12 of 150
    NKP_Vet to JSDude1

    The point of the story is protestants got their beliefs on morality from the Catholic Church, then because there is so many different denominations in protestantism, having wildly different views, with no doctrine whatsoever to tell them what’s right and wrong, Christianity has went to hell in a hand basket in this country.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: Catholics in the American Revolution

    07/04/2015 11:04:54 AM PDT · 11 of 11
    NKP_Vet to Alex Murphy

    The truth of the matter is Catholics were in this country a hell of a lot earlier than any other faith group. They discovered the country and brought Christianity to the Americas. France went broke supporting the war effort and no way in the world America would have won the war as quickly as they did without the cooperation of France. Do you think for one minute that Washington would have won at Yorktown without the French Army and Navy? How many Catholics were in that French Army? Try, all of them.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: Catholics in the American Revolution

    07/04/2015 9:06:35 AM PDT · 8 of 11
    NKP_Vet to Alex Murphy

    For the small percentage of Catholics in the country that did more than their fair share. So please quit trying to bash every posting I make? It’s really getting old. Have a great 4th.

  • Jack Hinson's One Man War - The Story of a Confederate Sniper

    07/04/2015 8:06:13 AM PDT · 39 of 39
    NKP_Vet to Davy Buck
  • The Declaration of Independence

    07/04/2015 8:00:51 AM PDT · 11 of 14
    NKP_Vet to DoodleDawg

    How about Happy Declaration of War day!

  • MARCO RUBIO JUMPS IN WITH MSM: DONALD TRUMP ‘OFFENSIVE,’ ‘DIVISIVE,’ UNSERIOUS

    07/04/2015 7:25:06 AM PDT · 89 of 109
    NKP_Vet to gwgn02

    Bush, Rubio, Perry, Fatty Christie, just a few of the candidates that have ran their mouth about Trump and his telling the truth about illegals. The reason? He’ll be in the first debate and they want no part of him. He will make them all look like idiots. So time to team up with the democrats and destroy before he ever gets started.

  • The Declaration of Independence

    07/04/2015 7:21:01 AM PDT · 1 of 14
    NKP_Vet
    Happy Secession Day!
  • Fortnight For Freedom: Catholics in the American Revolution

    07/04/2015 7:17:16 AM PDT · 1 of 11
    NKP_Vet
  • BREAKING: Obama Admin Knew Al-Qaeda Was Planning Attack in Benghazi 10 DAYS IN ADVANCE

    07/04/2015 6:35:26 AM PDT · 190 of 227
    NKP_Vet to ilgipper

    The welfare crowd and anti-God leftists that vote democrat could care less about Benghazi or anything thing else that Hillary Clinton was involved in. Democrats go after the low-information crowd, not people with a brain between their ears.

  • 4th of July: Five Patriotic Movies That Piss Off The Left

    07/04/2015 6:22:35 AM PDT · 73 of 76
    NKP_Vet to PIF

    I met John Wayne twice. He was exactly the same person off screen that he was on screen.

  • Pope Francis Comment on Gays

    07/04/2015 6:13:16 AM PDT · 57 of 90
    NKP_Vet to kaehurowing

    “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will, who am I to judge”.

    The famous quote above that immediately got him in so much trouble before he had been on the job but a few months, was going to be misconstrued a thousand times over by Cafeteria Catholics in the media. Or anyone else with a vendetta against the Catholic Church.

    When he says “searching for the Lord” he is referring to that person not being sexually active. And in this case, he is right. Homosexuality is only a sin when it’s acted upon.

    What really bothered me about the statement was Francis became the first Pope in the history of the Church to refer to a homosexual person as “gay”, which I never do because it’s nothing in the world but a PC word that radical homosexuals stole from the English language as a spit in the face to 98% of the population. Gay means happy go lucky. There is nothing happy about the vast majority of homosexuals or lesbians. They are mean, vindictive people who are always seeking acceptance for their immoral behavior and when they don’t get it they lash out and try to make life miserable for everyone around them. And the Supreme Court decision to allow them to get “married” is the dumbest, most backwards decision in the history of the court. Kennedy citing children not having “married” parents that “love” each other and how wrong it wrong just about made me sick. Number one they should be allowed to raise a child. With homosexuals and lesbians it’s all about sex, sex, sex, sex, and more sex and ‘love’ has nothing at all to do with it. That’s why it is perfectly acceptable in the their world for homosexuals or lesbians to be in an polygamous relationship of 3 or 4 that all sleep in the same bed, or in an open relationship where both that are living together run around on each other. Love has nothing at all to do with these mentally disturbed people. They need God in their lives, not encouragement from the God-hating leftists that their immoral, demented behavior is fine and perfectly normal.

  • Pope Francis Comment on Gays

    07/03/2015 10:08:46 PM PDT · 11 of 90
    NKP_Vet to fidelis

    The vast majority of homosexuals can’t control their sexual desires, especially with teenage boys. 90% of the sex abuse cases of clergy have came from homosexual priests. That’s something the liberal media will never tell you because they love the homosexual lifestyle, all while hating the church. So they always just say a priest was charged with sexual abuse. They never tell you he was a fag. Very few straight priests or straight protestant pastors are charged with sex abuse. 9 out of 10 times it’s a fag.

  • 4th of July: Five Patriotic Movies That Piss Off The Left

    07/03/2015 8:00:49 PM PDT · 42 of 76
    NKP_Vet to Jemian

    How about Gods and Generals. Panned by every critic in Hollywood because it showed Confederate victories. I thought it was every bit as good as Gettysburg. And Robert Duvall made a hell a lot better Robert E. Lee than Martin Sheen.

    tps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxX4Bo6yG38

  • 4th of July: Five Patriotic Movies That Piss Off The Left

    07/03/2015 7:39:30 PM PDT · 33 of 76
    NKP_Vet to mbrfl

    How about John Wayne’s “Hondo”. The left hates movies about tough, self-reliant men. Or the John Wayne classic “The Searchers”. Never forget when John Wayne finds the young girl he’s been looking for, played by Natalie Wood in one of her first roles, she does not want to leave the Indian who kidnapped her five years earlier. He looks at her in disgusts and tries to shoot her. Not too many liberals going to like that one. She’s been with an Indian, don’t bother bringing her back, just shoot her!

  • 4th of July: Five Patriotic Movies That Piss Off The Left

    07/03/2015 7:06:49 PM PDT · 21 of 76
    NKP_Vet to Bringbackthedraft

    Hollywood never gets the uniforms right. Or haircuts.

  • 4th of July: Five Patriotic Movies That Piss Off The Left

    07/03/2015 7:00:49 PM PDT · 18 of 76
    NKP_Vet to Bringbackthedraft

    “I was told by a career officer back in the late 70’s that it was as close as to what was happening during the earlier days”.

    Probably the best depiction of the early days in Vietnam. My uncle was there with the Army Corps of Engineers in 1962. He told me the same thing.

  • 4th of July: Five Patriotic Movies That Piss Off The Left

    07/03/2015 6:16:56 PM PDT · 1 of 76
    NKP_Vet
    6. We Were Soldiers.

    It defies the conventional wisdom that the left would have us believe actually happened in Vietnam.

  • Kennedy Replaces the “Laws of Nature” with His Own

    07/03/2015 5:48:14 PM PDT · 12 of 13
    NKP_Vet to NYer

    One thing is certain. If Kennedy had went with the republicans, and pleased the party the party that put him on the court, Obama and his leftists would have immediately said they would not respect the decision and they would fight like hell to have it reversed. Contrast that with the pathetic republican party. They are so scared that this is a losing issue, they will throw their principles under the bus and go along with the anti-God party and marriage in this country, and the religious freedom that goes with it, will be destroyed forever. That is the main difference in committed leftists and republicans. Leftists never give up and today’s republican party, controlled hook, line and sinker by RINOs, will never put up a fight. No one should believe that the majority of Americans are in favor of make-believe marriage. The vast majority of states that voted on it voted it down. Only three states voted it into law by the people. Kennedy was allowed to trump the will of the people in state after state because he has some backwards definition what constitutes a marriage, and the four liberals that voted with him are there to do Obama’s bidding and to hell and the Constitution be damned. So like I say, the leftists if they had lost would never give the fight up. That is why Obama gets exactly what he wants. The other party has no backbone. And until they find one, this country will continue to sink straight into the pits of hell.

  • State Silences Bakers Who Refused to Make Cake for Lesbian Couple, Fines Them $135K

    07/03/2015 12:31:59 PM PDT · 20 of 25
    NKP_Vet to The Ghost of FReepers Past

    “They probably have been celebrating ever since it happened, knowing they could sue for a big payday”.

    $135,000 buys a lot of vaseline, strap-on dildos and butt-plugs.
    Ah, love, it’s so sweet.

  • After gay marriage: next steps for LGBT activists

    07/03/2015 11:19:57 AM PDT · 21 of 21
    NKP_Vet to 2ndDivisionVet

    “With same-sex marriage now legal in all 50 states, pro-gay activists are shifting their focus to issues like alleged workplace, housing and public accommodations discrimination”.

    Lesbians and homosexuals in the workforce already make more than straights. Every company in the world has been afraid for years they would sue them so they already give them every special consideration in the world, including pay. The Federal government for years has been loaded to the gill with lesbians and homosexuals. They get special treatment, and when put in management positions usually hire their “friends”.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: The Catholic Roots of the Declaration of Independence

    07/03/2015 10:26:08 AM PDT · 32 of 57
    NKP_Vet to DesertRhino

    “Do you have the slightest evidence that Jefferson used any Catholic thought to form his opinions”.

    Tell me that statement is a joke.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: The Catholic Roots of the Declaration of Independence

    07/03/2015 10:22:37 AM PDT · 31 of 57
    NKP_Vet to ansel12

    http://tomwoods.com/books/how-the-catholic-church-built-western-civilization/

    “An excellent work…. We are reminded by Professor Woods that the earliest universities fostered a dialogue between faith and reason, along with logical theory and a spirit of investigation. Perhaps this is the greatest secret of Western civilization over the past four centuries. It is my cherished hope that this book will serve to unlock this hidden mystery.”
    -from the foreword by Cardinal Antonio Cañizares

    “This book couldn’t have come at a better time for Catholics clinging to their faith against an increasingly hostile and skeptical world…. Well argued and well researched.”
    –Dallas Morning News

    “Engaging and engrossing, How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization is a mine of information and a stimulus for reflection on the debt we owe to Catholic life and thought.”
    -Michael P. Foley, assistant professor of Patristics, Great Texts Program, Baylor University

    “Dr. Woods’s book is a superb and scholarly refutation of the widespread and deeply rooted prejudice that the supernatural outlook of the Roman Catholic Church disqualifies Her to make any valuable contribution to the ‘progress’ of humanity. This book is a magnificent illustration of Christ’s saying: ‘Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His justice; the rest will be added unto you.’ Whether we turn to science, legal questions, economics, education, scholarship, fine arts, Dr. Woods shows convincingly the fecundity of a supernatural approach to life. This book is highly recommended.”
    -Alice von Hildebrand, professor emeritus, the City University of New York

    “Professor Thomas Woods has put the Catholic Church squarely back where it should be: at the center of the development of the values, ideas, science, laws, and institutions which constitute what we call Western civilization. I recommend Professor Woods’s book not only to anyone interested in the history of the Catholic Church, but also to any student of the history and development of Western civilization.”
    -Paul Legutko, Stanford University

    “Exhaustively researched and footnoted, How the Catholic Church Built Western Civilization is a virtual compendium of recent research and theory on the indispensable role of the Church in European history. This is a book that should be in the home of every Catholic and anyone interested in defending and understanding the undeniably great contributions of Western Christendom and European civilization.”
    -Ryan McMaken, LewRockwell.com

    “Dr. Woods has provided a great service not only to the Church, but also to students of Western civilization…. Woods carefully documents his refutation of the detractors of the Church by providing an extensive bibliography and references for his work….
    “Highly recommended for those studying Western Civilization, for Catholics who want to know more about what the Church has done for civilization, and especially recommended to those who are tired of the Church being denigrated and dismissed as irrelevant. A great pleasure to read!”
    –Catholic Exchange

    “Woods’ book will fascinate, delight and instruct in a manner worthy of the 20th-century historian and polemicist Hilaire Belloc, showing us how to look backwards to transform the future.”
    -Rev. Fr. C. John McCloskey III, National Catholic Register

    “Offers important original research (including unassailable non-Catholic sources) in a concise and intelligent manner…. Even the most zealous of the faithful will find much that will inform, challenge and delight.”
    -Homiletic & Pastoral Review

    “This is a book that all Catholics should read.”
    -Catholic World Report

    “The world, perhaps more than ever, needs books such as the one Thomas Woods has graciously written.”
    -Bradley J. Birzer, Crisis

    “Reminds readers of the phenomenal contribution the Church has made to the world in existence today…. Offers readers ample reasons to be proud of their Catholic heritage and provides important history in the process.”
    -Our Sunday Visitor

    “We know that the Church is the ark of our salvation to the next world. Thanks to Thomas Woods’ new book, we are now more familiar with the Church’s accomplishments in this world as well.”
    -The Latin Mass

  • Fortnight For Freedom: The Catholic Roots of the Declaration of Independence

    07/03/2015 10:16:55 AM PDT · 30 of 57
    NKP_Vet to MamaB

    No religious denomination that came to American was ran out of Europe by Catholics. They were ran out by other protestant denominations. No Catholics burned anyone alive in the northern colonies. But protestants damn sure fried other protestants that didn’t agree with their one-track mind.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: The Catholic Roots of the Declaration of Independence

    07/03/2015 9:24:41 AM PDT · 21 of 57
    NKP_Vet to ansel12

    “as American history is erased, and replaced with a fake history”.

    You mean like your Northern liberal pals are trying to wipe Southern heritage from the history books. Without the Southern United States there would be no United States. Without Catholic explorers there would be no United States. Without Catholic priests bringing Christianity to the Americas there would be no Christianity in America. So put that in your pipe and smoke it.

    Now please tell me where I lied? Tell me that Columbus and the rest of the explorers who founded the majority of the great cities of North America were really evangelicals or baptists, or buddists, or moslems. I’m sure you can some up with some old BS to deny the truth.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: The Catholic Roots of the Declaration of Independence

    07/03/2015 9:14:16 AM PDT · 18 of 57
    NKP_Vet to Alex Murphy

    http://the-american-catholic.com/2015/07/02/fortnight-for-freedom-the-catholic-roots-of-the-declaration-of-independence/

    Read it again, real slow........maybe it’ll sink in.

    Back in 1926 an Indianapolis parish priest, John C. Rager, demonstrated that the core of the Declaration of Independence has its roots in Catholic thought.

    It will suffice for our purpose to consult, in detail, but two Catholic churchmen who stand out as leading lights for all time. The one is representative of medieval learning and thought, the other stood on the threshold of the medieval and modern world. They are St. Thomas Aquinas of the thirteenth century and the Blessed Cardinal Robert Bellarmine of the sixteenth century (1542-1621). The following comparisons, clause for clause, of the American Declaration of Independence and of excerpts from the political principles of these noted ecclesiastics, evidence striking similarity and identity of political principle.

    Equality of man

    Declaration of Independence: All men are created equal; they are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights.

    Bellarmine: All men are equal, not in wisdom or grace, but in the essence and nature of mankind (De Laicis, c.7) There is no reason why among equals one should rule rather than another (ibid.). Let rulers remember that they preside over men who are of the same nature as they themselves. (De Officus Princ. c. 22). Political right is immediately from God and necessarily inherent in the nature of man (De Laicis, c. 6, note 1).

    St. Thomas: Nature made all men equal in liberty, though not in their natural perfections (II Sent., d. xliv, q. 1, a. 3. ad 1).

    The function of government

    Declaration of Independence: To secure these rights governments are instituted among men.

    Bellarmine: It is impossible for men to live together without someone to care for the common good. Men must be governed by someone lest they be willing to perish (De Laicis, c. 6).

    St. Thomas: To ordain anything for the common good belongs either to the whole people, or to someone who is the viceregent of the whole people (Summa, la llae, q. 90, a. 3).

    The source of power

    Declaration of Independence: Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

    Bellarmine: It depends upon the consent of the multitude to constitute over itself a king, consul, or other magistrate. This power is, indeed, from God, but vested in a particular ruler by the counsel and election of men (De Laicis, c. 6, notes 4 and 5). The people themselves immediately and directly hold the political power (De Clericis, c. 7).

    St. Thomas: Therefore the making of a law belongs either to the whole people or to a public personage who has care of the whole people (Summa, la llae, q. 90, a. 3). The ruler has power and eminence from the subjects, and, in the event of his despising them, he sometimes loses both his power and position (De Erudit. Princ. Bk. I, c. 6).

    The right to change the government

    Declaration of Independence: Whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute a new government…Prudence, indeed, will dictate that governments long established should not be changed for light and transient reasons.

    Bellarmine: For legitimate reasons the people can change the government to an aristocracy or a democracy or vice versa (De Laicis, c. 6). The people never transfers its powers to a king so completely but that it reserves to itself the right of receiving back this power (Recognitio de Laicis, c. 6).

    St Thomas: If any society of people have a right of choosing a king, then the king so established can be deposed by them without injustice, or his power can be curbed, when by tyranny he abuses his regal power (De Rege et Regno, Bk. I, c. 6).

    Go here to read the article. Is there any evidence that Jefferson was familiar with this Catholic thought? There is. In his library at Monticello there is a volume entitled Patriarcha written by the court theologian of James I, Robert Filmer. In this book Filmer defended the divine right of kings and attacked Bellarmine. Karl Maurer gives us the details:

    The most interesting aspect of Patriarcha from a Catholic perspective is that the first pages discredit and attack the writings of St. Robert Bellarmine, who was one of the most eloquent and prolific defenders of freedom the Catholic Church has ever produced. It was customary that writers dealing with political and religious controversies begin their books by presenting their nemesis as an anti-thesis, which in Filmer’s case was Bellarmine’s position that political authority is vested in the people and that kings do not rule by divine right, but through the consent of the governed. This was a radical idea in the early 1600’s, though it is widely accepted today.

    In Patriarcha, Filmer quotes Bellarmine directly as follows: “Secular or Civil authority (saith he) ‘is instituted by men; it is in the people unless they bestow it on a Prince. This Power is immediately in the Multitude, as in the subject of it; for this Power is in the Divine Law, but the Divine Law hath given this power to no particular man. If the Positive Law be taken away, there is left no Reason amongst the Multitude (who are Equal) one rather than another should bear the Rule over the Rest. Power is given to the multitude to one man, or to more, by the same Law of Nature; for the Commonwealth cannot exercise this Power, therefore it is bound to bestow it upon some One man or some Few. It depends upon the Consent of the multitude to ordain over themselves a King or other Magistrates, and if there be a lawful cause, the multitude may change the Kingdom into an Aristocracy or Democracy’ (St. Robert Bellarmine, Book 3 De Laicis, Chapter 4). Thus far Bellarmine; in which passages are comprised the strength of all that I have read or heard produced for the Natural Liberty of the Subject.” (Patriarcha, page 5.)

    Imagine what Jefferson must have been thinking as he read the opening paragraphs of Patriarcha, a direct assault on the Roman Catholic scholarship of Bellarmine:

    “Since the time that school divinity (i.e. Catholic Universities) began to flourish, there hath been a common opinion maintained as well by the divines as by the divers of learned men which affirms: ‘Mankind is naturally endowed and born with freedom from all subjection, and at liberty to choose what form of government it please, and that the power which any one man hath over others was at the first by human right bestowed according to the discretion of the multitude.’ This tenet was first hatched in the (Medieval Roman Catholic Universities), and hath been fostered by all succeeding papists for good divinity. The divines also of the reformed churches have entertained it, and the common people everywhere tenderly embrace it as being most plausible to flesh and blood, for that it prodigally distributes a portion of liberty to the meanest of the multitude, who magnify liberty as if the height of human felicity were only to be found in it — never remembering that the desire of liberty was the cause of the fall of Adam.”

    There is no doubt that Jefferson, after reading Filmer, must have been struck by Bellarmine’s definition of individual freedom and popular sovereignty. It may come as a surprise to some, but a closer analysis of Bellarmine’s writing and Catholic Church history demonstrates that since 1200 AD, Catholic Church has defended individual rights and freedoms, which eventually led to the abolition of slavery, serfdom, and the rise of popular sovereignty at the expense of absolutist monarchs and tyrannical nobles.

    Go here to read the rest. Each year in my family on the Fourth we read the Declaration. As I am doing so, I will recall that Mr. Jefferson in the Declaration was presenting arguments that Catholic thinkers had been raising for centuries against those who would transform rulers into tin gods on Earth.

  • Fortnight For Freedom: The Catholic Roots of the Declaration of Independence

    07/03/2015 8:54:24 AM PDT · 12 of 57
    NKP_Vet to ansel12

    Like I said go spew your anti-Catholicism somewhere else. Your act is old. No one gives a rats ass what you think about Catholics.