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  • Limiting global warming to 2 degrees 'inadequate', scientists say

    05/01/2015 9:42:32 AM PDT · 18 of 67
    PigRigger to Oldeconomybuyer

    How do these people say this this with a straight face?????

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    04/25/2015 9:16:03 AM PDT · 501 of 501
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    Prayers continue

  • If you ever been micro aggressed before?

    04/16/2015 4:05:29 PM PDT · 43 of 114
    PigRigger to skeeter

    If there was a like button.... brilliant...

  • Punishing 'climate change deniers'

    04/13/2015 4:28:04 AM PDT · 15 of 42
    PigRigger to Smokin' Joe
    and here it is....cycle is like clockwork... the intergalcial warming period is coming to an end... the reason that some scientists beleive we heading to colder, not warmer weather... In addition... notice how CO2 concentrations follow warming and cooling...
  • Bachelor Nation: 70% of Men Aged 20-34 Are Not Married

    04/08/2015 3:06:54 AM PDT · 118 of 170
    PigRigger to MinorityRepublican

    Demise of the traditional family unit.... IMHO... is the cause...

    Men don’t know how to be men; immaturity and masculiinity are delayed or foriegn, selfishness reins.... and young women are raised to beleive a man is not important in the picture of a complete and and successfull life...

    Tragic... guess God was right....

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    04/08/2015 2:34:50 AM PDT · 483 of 501
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    Continued prayers for you, Dad and your family. May our gracious and loving Lord build your hearts up with courage and strength... and may your father continue to progress.

    Have faith Lisa.... find hope in the small victories... you are not alone... so continue to pray with all your heart and mind.

  • Ice age polarity reversal was global event:

    04/06/2015 9:44:53 AM PDT · 28 of 53
    PigRigger to PigRigger

    >>>Better wording....

    From my undergratuate days in geology... it has happened many a time... the reversal is recorded in the seafloor bedrock of the Atlantic ocean... as it is spreading from the middle... the new multen rock records the current polarity (in the magnetic particles) as they cool to rock... the reversal has beeb recorded multiple times.... at least during the widening of the Atlantic...

  • Ice age polarity reversal was global event:

    04/06/2015 9:41:12 AM PDT · 27 of 53
    PigRigger to Resettozero

    From my undergratuate days in geology... it has happened many time... the reversal is recorded in the seafloor of the atlantic ocean... as it is spreding from the middle... the new sentiments record polarity... and it has recorded multiple switches.... at least during the widening of the Atlantic...

  • First Ted Cruz ad sparks anti-Christian hate, bigotry

    04/06/2015 8:26:57 AM PDT · 71 of 99
    PigRigger to USS Alaska

    You are right given the pulse of the left....

    There perspective is any having religious beleifs should keep them well hidden and inside there homes and not shared anywhere in the public squared.

    There major argument now is focused on anyone owning a business abdicates their moral beleifs at the door.... and if they cannot handle... they should not run a business.

    They refuse to look at the bigger picture; my guess is they are.... but don’t wish to communicate such. The end goal IMHO is to force religious institutions to provide the same services as well.... w/o right of refusal.

  • Who Killed Jesus? - A Good Friday Meditation

    04/03/2015 6:22:18 AM PDT · 9 of 19
    PigRigger to Colofornian

    All of our sins... Jew and Gentile alike...

  • Breaking news that will never be reported

    03/16/2015 8:32:43 AM PDT · 97 of 124
    PigRigger to ferg flute
    "Rational people know that no culture, no society, no people can survive with a 75% or higher illegitimacy rate."

    Yes, this is the root cause... and it is not just a "black" problem.... it is growing at a faster pace in the white community now... and approaching 40%...

    The traditional family unit and the conservation thereof... is the most important issue today... but try to raise that point and you are shouted down as a hate monger or racist...

    Sad, ignorance sows the seeds of our own destruction....
  • Prayer Request

    03/10/2015 10:50:13 AM PDT · 3 of 42
    PigRigger to late bloomer

    Prayers late bloomer... God’s peace and comfort to you all...

  • University of Oklahoma Fraternity Closed Due to Video of Racist Chant

    03/09/2015 5:49:11 AM PDT · 20 of 213
    PigRigger to ilovesarah2012

    They got what they deserved...

  • 1980 'Miracle on Ice' U.S. Olympic hockey team reunites in Lake Placid

    02/22/2015 8:21:34 AM PST · 41 of 70
    PigRigger to PROCON

    ...and amazingly... Ken Morrow left for the NY Islanders.... where only months later he was part of a team that went on to win 4 consecutive Stanley Cups.... and 5 straight appearences in the cup finals...

    He was a terrific defenseman.... and a man of great character....

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    02/18/2015 10:59:40 AM PST · 468 of 501
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    As was written to me not such a short time ago... I share with you....

    BTTT for continued prayers for John and family....

    Our Lord has now made you into a strong team....

    Believe that He has a plan for you—a future and a hope—not for evil but for good(Jeremiah 29:11).

    He will restore the years that the locusts have eaten(Joel 2:25-27)

    A cord of three strands is not easily broken(Ecclesiastes 4:12).

    Continue to speak words of love and encouragement to John,our Lord is the Great Physician, the God of healing.

    Our prayers are with you all.

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    02/18/2015 10:20:16 AM PST · 332 of 332
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska; All
    It has been a while since I posted... Amanda is 4 months into her LT Rehab.... and is safe under the Lord's guidance.

    She spent her first 3 day pass with us over last weekend.... it was good to be with her and see her enjoying life w/o drugs. When she left to go back Sunday... I was upset, I didn't want her to leave... but this is not a sprint but a marathon... so I leet go with love.

    My wife and I continue to attend Families Anonymous.... they are like old friends now.... and likley will be for life....

    Over the last few months I compiled a small book on what we went through over those 3 months.... it pretty much is a diary suplemetented with captions of comments of those who prayed for her. Given I owe the world to you for all your prayers... I will gladly share it with you as a pdf. Please freep mail me with an email address I can send it to. Please be aware the names have been changed for obvious reasons.

    Please don't hesitate to ask.... I want you all to see what prayer and God's love can do in our world today.
  • Urgent Prayer Request for Spencer having Brain Surgery this morning (Update #94)

    01/28/2015 7:42:40 AM PST · 120 of 120
    PigRigger to Cowgirl of Justice

    So happy to hear... Thank You dear Lord.... our provider, our fortress and our strength...!

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    01/18/2015 5:09:56 AM PST · 437 of 501
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    Lisa, Prayers will continue.... prayers for not only recovery.... but for peace & comfort.... May God be with you and your family.

  • Prayer request for my cousin David

    01/13/2015 2:50:29 AM PST · 85 of 86
    PigRigger to LonePalm

    May God find favor in David and all those who pray for his healing.... Jehovah Rapha, our healing father, be with your child....

  • Prayer request for my cousin David

    01/02/2015 2:20:30 PM PST · 22 of 86
    PigRigger to LonePalm

    prayers lifted for God’s healing mercy and grace

  • 1795 Boston Time Capsule Opening on Jan. 6 [Epiphany]

    12/31/2014 6:44:50 AM PST · 28 of 49
    PigRigger to Ezekiel

    Imagine if the Bible and a copy of the Constitution were found to be in it....

    The resulting thud of fainting progressives would be heard around the country.... do you mean the Tea Party supporters are in-line with our founders????

  • Quite possibly the most racist article you will ever read

    12/30/2014 7:35:13 AM PST · 75 of 99
    PigRigger to Islander7

    Regardless of race.... the destruction of the family unit (ie children born to one parent out of wedlock) and the removal of God from our society.... parrallel the increased problems in all races...

    Right now the African-American communities are feeling the brunt... but guess what... whites are starting to catch-up....

    Pretty straight forward.... until we address this, IMHO nothing will change.... but who is listening....

    Much easier to blame someone else or say it has to do with racism or lack of monies/opportunities...

  • 4 Huge Mistakes I Made As A Wife (I'm The Ex-Wife Now)

    12/30/2014 6:54:15 AM PST · 93 of 120
    PigRigger to Kartographer

    Kind of sounds like we need understand priorities when we are married.... it is not about us... it is about being humble, loving and forgiving....

    A man of courage and strength will strive for placing such in his day-to-day life:

    - God First... He is the leader of our home
    - Wife second... honor her as a gift from God
    - Children... without the above two in order... your children will suffer... they are your responsibility... not your friend..
    - Work... it is our obligation to do what is necessary to support our family...

    Emulate Christ and His bride the Church... He did not come to be served... but to serve.

    Easier said than done... but it sounds like this women has come to the similar conclusions....

  • By Faith

    12/29/2014 5:17:22 AM PST · 4 of 10
    PigRigger to lifeofgrace


    Living a purposeful life... aligned with God’s will... leads to an abundance of blessings...

    I am currently seeking to understand and surrender my life completely to Him.... it is very difficult given my pride... I have been praying to have Him use my gifts for His greater glory... Total surrender is so, so hard given my natural inclination to think I can, and need, to do it myself...

    God has blessed me many time over... I have seen miracles that cannot be explained... yet even now I question... it is a truly is hard to take the road less traveled...

    Please pray the Lord moves my family and I according to His will..

    God Bless....

  • Beyond Goodbye: Are shared-death experiences real?

    12/27/2014 11:20:36 AM PST · 29 of 126
    PigRigger to KosmicKitty

    The night my grandmother passed was without warning... although old... there were no signs that death was close...

    The night she died started out quite typical.... the aid seeing her to bed helped her get in... once in bed she turned to the aid and asked her why her deceased husband and other relatives where in the room with her...

    My grandmother went on to have a conversation with them that lasted a few minutes.... she could not understand why the aid could not see them....

    After falling a sleep she passed on....

    In addition, those that explain NDEs as anoxia are really grasping... One cannot rise above themselves and explain in detail things that happen in... and out... of the room there body resides.... and that has happened many times over by those who have experienced such....

  • Nativity of the Lord

    12/25/2014 5:59:33 AM PST · 4 of 7
    PigRigger to NYer

    Merry Christmas... May we find God’s peace & joy this day and all days to come...

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    12/23/2014 11:29:46 AM PST · 327 of 332
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska; BoringGuy; Veto!; amom; ZinGirl; exit82; xsmommy; Salvation; All

    To everyone... Kathy, please let the Prayer Warriors hear the good news...


    As we near Christmas... I thought I would give you all an update on Amanda....

    Well, today Amanda finished her physical rehabilitation.... she is scoring normally in all physical tests administered.

    In addition, Amanda was given a Psych Eval a week and a half ago.... this includes measuring her mental capabilities in addition to her emotional state. She scored in the normal range on all tests given.

    The doctor delivering the results would not call it a miracle (but I know better).... but it was obvious she was having a hard time correlating the EEG results with the test results being communicated.

    She communicated that she never spent so much time with a patient when delivering such good news (results).... but she felt compelled with Amanda... because there was something in her that showed such great potential (thank you Holy Spirit).... She wanted to make it clear that she was blessed to have this second chance...

    So thank you all.... your prayers and support will never be forgotten... From the pit of despair and agony.... to endless hope....

    Our God is great....

    May you find peace and joy this Holiday Season.... Merry Christmas & Happy New Year...

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    12/18/2014 4:53:50 AM PST · 380 of 501
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    Paryers continue.... God will never abandon.... have faith... and from that courage and strength...

  • A Climate Idea Comes of Age: Zero Emissions

    12/12/2014 4:27:16 AM PST · 53 of 53
    PigRigger to palmer

    Hi Palmer -

    Thanks for the sane discussion points... I to am a firm believer that man is contributing to the rise of CO2.... and I too have always asked the following:

    - How does anyway truly know the impact of man’s contribution?

    - Regardless the reason.... is it really a problem given naturally occurring CO2 levels in the past, when higher, led to the leaps in mankind’s progress?

    - In studying geological glaciation cycles it is apparent we are coming to the end of an inter-glacial warming period. Generally, the bottom falls out rather quickly (from warm to cold) geologically speaking... so is it really a bad thing that if this period extends further (if CO2 in itself is not contributing to the trigger to cool.. see below)?

    - Many believe CO2 levels are a trailing indicator of increased warmth... (I tend to agree... given my background in geology).... Some speculate that we will actually advance the timing of any future cooling because the earth will warm more quickly than normal, thus setting the cooling trigger off more quickly.... so, do we even understand the impact?

    - Where has anyone proved we can halt the earth’s warming?

    In the end, I think we would be better served preparign for the effects of the earth’s warming.... rather than in futility... try to stop it...

  • Backhoe has lost his best friend and wife of 26 years. (Sad News #454: backhoe has passed away)

    12/11/2014 3:00:32 PM PST · 520 of 525
    PigRigger to conniew

    RIP.... enjoy paradise with your bride....

  • Father speaks out after daughter set on fire and killed

    12/09/2014 4:42:06 AM PST · 61 of 70
    PigRigger to TigerClaws

    Prayers for peace and comfort for this family... dear Lord be with them...

    Evil exists in this world... no other word for it...

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    12/08/2014 7:28:09 PM PST · 352 of 501
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    Arrowhead, our prayers with you.... stay strong... unceasingly pray... God knows our prayers before we ask...

    Dear Lord, thank you for hearing our cries and being with this family...take your child under your healing wing.... hear the prayers of your children.... and deliver upon your promises. Provide comfort and peace to this family and guide all those assisting in his recovery... although we are not worthy of asking such... your Son has told us that if boldly believe and ask through Him... You will hear, You will act and You will deliver...

    Our God is an amazing God.... there is nothing that is beyond Him...

  • Prayer request for my Dad

    12/03/2014 8:36:17 PM PST · 83 of 117
    PigRigger to Eagles6

    Prayers lifted for your Dad Eagle.... We have a great God... a healing God.... Never lose faith....

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    12/03/2014 4:20:26 AM PST · 310 of 501
    PigRigger to WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

    Just saw this...

    Father God... please heal your son... be with his family... where more than two are gathered in your name... so shall you be... so hear us, act and deliver your healing grace.

  • Biden: Middle Class Label Not a Compliment in DC, ‘It Means You’re Not Sophisticated’

    11/13/2014 4:39:32 AM PST · 47 of 48
    PigRigger to Ann Archy

    The arrogance is breathtaking.... but not surprising...

    We shouldn’t fool ourselves either.... for the most part the GOPe feels the same...

    We are just a means to an end... when push comes to shove... the RNC and DNC will circle the wagons to protect each other...

    Just look how they attack the Tea Party... any threat must be destroyed to protect the two party system.....

  • Freeper Arrowhead1952 needs prayers [update at reply 401, 440, 473]

    11/09/2014 2:50:19 PM PST · 195 of 501
    PigRigger to WhyisaTexasgirlinPA

    Prayers to our Father for Arrow’s complete recovery...!

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    11/08/2014 8:28:11 AM PST · 326 of 332
    PigRigger to exit82

    Humbly thank the good Lord this morning.... His will is certainly evident in our lives...

    The court’s ruling (after telling us only two days ago that she would get probation and a permanant drug charge on her record)....after understanding Amanda is in Long Term Rehab:

    - One charge dismissed
    - One charge to be dismissed in one year (conditionally)
    - One charge reduced to a fineable violation (conditionally)

    The condition being she finish her year long Christian treatment program....

    God has Amanda just where he wants her..... In His Grip for sure...! God is at work… I will not stand in His way. I only pray for him to use me as His will dictates.

    The following evening my family and I spend an incredible evening with Amanda at Freedom Chapel. The walls surrounding my daughter’s heart look to be crumbling. The Lord looks to be bringing a sledge hammer to this battle... I am overwhelmed....

    There are so many things going on outside of the things I write... I am awed and a bit freaked by God’s presence in our lives right now. I believe am actually living something supernatural. Sounds crazy I know…but until one lives it… one may never truly understand.

    Praise God…I truly delight in His will.

    Like a Rushing Wind
    Jesus Breathe Within
    Lord Have Your Way
    Lord Have Your Way in Me

    Like a Mighty Storm
    Stir Within My Soul
    Lord Have Your Way
    Lord Have Your Way in Me

    I Surrender
    I Surrender


    11/06/2014 10:27:29 AM PST · 161 of 223
    PigRigger to waxer1

    prayers from my heart to you...


    11/03/2014 4:19:01 AM PST · 40 of 289
    PigRigger to South40

    Happy B-Day Jim....!

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/28/2014 5:30:23 AM PDT · 322 of 332
    PigRigger to Veto!

    Big Day today....taking Amanda’s boyfriend up to Albany.....praise & thank God...

    Please pray for both Amanda and Pat.... May God fill there hearts & souls with His love and mercy.... and let them experience a life beyond all expectations....!

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/20/2014 3:47:29 AM PDT · 321 of 332
    PigRigger to amom

    Thanks....your prayers and those from all the FRiends...are supporting us beyond measure...

    Please keep praying....

    There is a chance through all of this...another lost soul may find their way to our Lord and separate themelf from the death that drugs lead...

    More to come over the next few days...I hope.

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/16/2014 8:10:18 PM PDT · 316 of 332
    PigRigger to Veto!
    Thank You Veto... My wife has been going to Families Anonymous for over a year...I have been attending for 3 is extremely wife has been a rock through is still difficult for me....although I completely understand what is being communicated.

    Asking my daughter to leave our home was the hardest thing I have ever done.....especially after what happened in Florida... but I know.... she will never find a need to reform....unless she sees that there is nothing left to support her....

    I feel like I have lived a life time in 2 months...I have lost 15lbs...and I am exhausted....and I know I cannot save her...she must save herself, with God's is just so difficult given how much you love them to accept that.

    I sent this to Amanda today....I am not sure she read it....but I told her on the phone the same....:

    Please let us know if you called the tratement center by noon to let them know you will be there by 4pm, If you do not get back to your mother and I by noon.....we will assume you are not going.

    If that is your decision, than we will drop off the remainder of your clothes....hopefully today. I would like to bring your sister to see you one last time, so please do not be high or strung out before we meet.....keep in mind this might be the last time she sees you...and she should remember you in a good way....

    You see Amanda, your addiction is killing me. I have lost 15 pounds over the last 2 health is starting to fail. I'm am now in a position where I have to choose between you and the rest of the family....If I don't change, I will likely die within a I have to make a choice, do I kill myself trying to help you or do I regroup and try to support your sister and mother?

    As you know, I will be losing my job soon, so I have to get better....if I am to be able to take care of your mom and sister. So I have no choice but to walk away from this if there is to be any hope in getting my mind healthy and ready for the hardships and challenges to come.

    From your birth to now, I have loved you more than life itself....I would die trying to help you if it was not that it would kill your mom and sister as well. So, it is time for me to Let Go and Let God....

    I hope you take up the offer and call and go....but you may not. The decision to save yourself is yours. Yeah it is a program that requires commitment from you, that is because there are years of drug abuse that need to be it will take time. Yeah, you will be separated from those you love for long periods, that is tough, but so is a permanent separation through death...which is where this is going if you don't get off the path you are on....

    This program is proven to be one of the best. So I pray you go as you told me you would....and try to save yourself.

    I am proud of you no matter what and will never stop loving you with my whole heart and praying for fought like a Lion to get back on your have a heart that loves others and is good, God is in there whether you choose to believe it or not...I see it. You deserve better, a life worth living....I wish you could see that.....I wish I could give that to you....but only you can make that using that same fight for taking advantage of the help being offered.

    So the choice is yours....I pray you choose to grab our hand....fight like a Lion....and let God lead....

    I Love You.

    She is safe tonight I pray....and I hope she uses this year to find a peace that surpasses all addition too a life worth living... As I told her..I will love her unconditionally....and pray for her unceasingly....
  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/15/2014 12:22:29 PM PDT · 313 of 332
    PigRigger to llmc1

    I am extremely proud of Amanda....she has elected to seek treatment....

    I know this was not an easy decision for her....but I pray, as time goes by, she will understand the importance.....and how it will dramatically change her life for the better.

    I am also very proud of her boyfriend was not easy for him as well.....but he has been steadfast in his desire to see her get clean....and has put Amanda’s need above his....over the last 48 hours he has shown great courage and guidance to my daughter.

    I pray on bended knee that my daughter will turn the “Hate Myself” into “Honor and Love Myself”....she deserves a better life....a life God wishes her to have.

    Please pray that God guides and protects Amanda on this journey....and pray....she does not change her mind....

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/14/2014 5:26:09 PM PDT · 307 of 332
    PigRigger to amom

    It has been a very difficult 24 hours for us..thank you all for the kind words and prayer.

    Please continue your prayers for Amanda. I am not sure where her path will lead her....but she will need God to help her. May he guide her and keep her safe.

    We will continue to pray for her....unceasingly. Our love for her is unconditional as is the offer for treatment if she so chooses.

    Please with Amanda this night and forever forward

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/13/2014 7:29:44 PM PDT · 294 of 332
    PigRigger to Veto!
    I am not surprised either Veto....I knew the spiritual recovery was going to be just as difficult, or more diffcult, than the physical....

    I was witness to a miracle....through the prayers of God's faithful He raised my daughter to her feet...His grace, mercy and power awed and humbled me....and I am not easily awed....

    Now my daughter wishes to dictate her own recovery....she has already relapsed...and refuses a treatment due to it being spiritual....even though all secular attempts have failed.

    She has hardened her heart....and refuses to let those of sober mind or Godly thought near her....

    I understand addiction changes a persons mind....but I feel there is more to this...

    I also know it is God's will....and he hears are prayers...through faith, hope and love....He can move mountains....

    I pray He performs another miracle this evening....and shepards a lost sheep home and closer to His unending love and protection.

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/13/2014 6:43:23 PM PDT · 287 of 332
    PigRigger to Kathy in Alaska

    Please ping the prayer warriors this evening...the fight for my daughters soul, her very life, is underway...

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/13/2014 11:32:46 AM PDT · 286 of 332
    PigRigger to PigRigger

    It breaks my heart to let all of you know that my daughter this morning decided she no longer needs assistance....and has left to be on her own.

    Please pray that God protects and provides for her as she walks her own path. Please ask God to fill her heart....

    God Bless All of you for your kindness and prayers...

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/12/2014 1:43:11 PM PDT · 285 of 332
    PigRigger to xsmommy

    Amanda will be entering a 12 month rehab Christian based rehab program will be very difficult to separate ourselves from her...but the need is great.

    Please pray that our Lord tranforms and heals her soul....

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    10/06/2014 8:20:41 PM PDT · 283 of 332
    PigRigger to xsmommy

    Been a while since my last update......but Amanda now walks without a cane....physically she is close to full recovery....God’s mercy and power have been overwhelming in their abundance.....

    Amanda’s mind and soul are now the battle ground....

    She has started out-patient rehab for her sobriety and to address her continued physical well being....

    Please pray that God fills her heart and leads her....and she accepts and follows...and that my wife and I hold steadfast to His love and will....with strength and courage...

    God Bless You All.....

  • My Daughter Amanda - update #218

    09/29/2014 11:18:13 AM PDT · 279 of 332
    PigRigger to PigRigger

    Big step today....Amanda has a temporary the world of sobriety.....a major move forward....Praise God.....