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  • Jeb Bush Says Gay Marriage Isn't a Constitutional Right

    05/17/2015 7:11:35 PM PDT · 31 of 43
    Sola Veritas to NKP_Vet

    “It’s marriage, to call it any other name means there are other types of marriage, which there’s not.”

    I agree with what you are trying to say. Only a man and woman bound together can make a “marriage.”

    However, to me the term “traditional” means more than just a male and female married. It means it is a lifetime commitment to be “traditional.” Divorces are rare and not a something ever quickly considered or granted easily by law - there is no such thing a “no fault” divorce. “Traditional” marriage is not something you do after living with (a pre-marital sexual arrangement) is what you do before any sex. In a “traditional” marriage world, sex is reserved for marriage only. A legal marriage is a license to engage in sex with that one other person of the opposite gender...and gives it the blessings and protection of law. It protects the couple, their children and family, and it protects the society they live in.

    So, to me, “traditional marriage” does have meaning. I wished it did for many more.

  • The Morning After the Same-Sex Marriage Decision

    05/16/2015 3:53:10 PM PDT · 32 of 37
    Sola Veritas to Diamond; nathanbedford
    “There is nothing conservative about ambivalence or concession to the plot to turn the opposite sex nature of marriage into a mere social construct like driving on the right side of the road versus the left. If you see marriage as only social construct then of course you will deem outrage at the sanctification and legal imprimatur of sodomy with a solemn and legal marriage certificate as merely a subjective opinion.”

    Amen and well said. I stopped reading when he first being concerned about whether there are “victims” or not. The “victimless crimes” nonsense is libertarian (libertine) foolishness.

    Homosexuality unchecked creates victims....the person engaging in it and the culture he/she lives in are victims.

    My only reservation about suppression of homosexuality is that we don't equally suppress heterosexual immorality (adultery & fornication) which are equally degrading to those engaged in it and the culture around them, and makes us hypocrites. It was our open acceptance of heterosexual immorality (misconduct) starting in the 60s that has led us to the current problems with homosexuals actually being proud of sexual perversion and wanting to spread it around.

  • Fox News Poll: Huckabee seen as more ethical than most, Clinton less

    05/14/2015 7:12:29 PM PDT · 81 of 88
    Sola Veritas to DannyTN
    “The part where you claim is entire persona is about ramming religion down people's throats, but can't give me a single action as governor where he did that.”

    He cannot because it never happened. This dude is just another Conservative Southern Evangelical Christian hater that live on FR. They are a disgusting lot.

    As I have said, I am currently a Cruz supporter. However, whenever I read the ridiculous to libelous things written here about Huckabee, I feel personally attacked. They are attacking me and the people I love and go to church with, and try to serve God with. Huckabee is one my ilk, and I don't appreciate false attacks against my own. He is NOT remotely perfect...nor does he claim to be. Neither am I.

  • Fox News Poll: Huckabee seen as more ethical than most, Clinton less

    05/14/2015 7:02:09 PM PDT · 80 of 88
    Sola Veritas to DannyTN

    I originally supported Huckabee, but switched to Cruz because I thought him to be a better candidate. However, I still think Huckabee is OK and would support him when the time calls for it. For now, I am backing Cruz.

    I am really SICK of all the nut jobs (actually they are haters of Southern Conservative Evangelical Christians) that spend their time bashing Huckabee and insulting those that back him. A great deal of the stuff they say is a sinful “bearing false witness.” I especially get irritated by the “Elmer Gantry” slanders. I also get sick of the comparisions to Gomer Pyle, etc. ALL of which are insulting of Southerners. Also, it is just a plain lie when those here say his is just there to help split the vote...that is another plain lie.

    Although my current first choice is Cruz, I am glad Huckabee is in the race. I believe he will help keep things focused on the RIGHT and not let the party drift left. I am NOT concerned about him “splitting” the religious conservative vote...I think he will ultimately help unify it....maybe even to back Cruz, or himself if he can stay in the race.

    As it looks right now, Ted Cruz is not doing that well. All will be well though. Cruz or Huckabee will be fine by me.

  • Ted Cruz Welcomes The Competition

    05/05/2015 6:51:02 PM PDT · 31 of 41
    Sola Veritas to dp0622

    Look...I am going to first support Ted Cruz because I think he is the best overall choice. However, I have supported Huckabee in the past, and could do so again if Ted wasn’t in the race.

    Now what I want to know is what part of “slave to their libidos” is NOT true? IF speaking the truth is being “out touch” then Ted Cruz is a lost cause as well. He has said a lot of things just as “out of touch” but absolutely true.

    To say someone is a “drag on the party” for speaking truth is just silly.

    Ted Cruz has the right idea and attitude. The competition is not a bad thing. He is not worried by it, and I won’t be either.

    The only candidate I consider to be a “drag on the party” is Rand Paul. He is NOT a Republican but a Libertarian that should be running under that parties banner. He is a real drag on the party, not Huckabee, et. al.

  • Two minutes that show Mike Huckabee’s great promise as a presidential candidate

    05/04/2015 4:19:16 PM PDT · 63 of 64
    Sola Veritas to hoagy62

    “Two words: Maurice Clemmons.”

    Two sets of two words: “Nobody Cares.” “Move along.”

    I personally think Ted Cruz is the better candidate than Mike Huckabee (nothing to do with your grudge though). However, I could vote for either. I am glad to see another genuine SOCOM get in the race. I am NOT afraid of him pulling votes from another candidate. Those that will vote for Mike in the early primaries would not have voted if he wasn’t running.

  • Musician Moby Attacks ‘Racist, Xenophobic, Ignorant, Armed’ Republicans

    05/03/2015 1:22:04 PM PDT · 56 of 131
    Sola Veritas to E. Pluribus Unum

    “In an interview with Entertainment Weekly earlier this year, Moby said he was addicted to reading the news. “Yeah, I would look at the Huffington Post 10 times a day, and I would look at Google News 10 times a day, and I was just almost way too informed,” he told the outlet.”

    Well, there is his problem. He reads Huffington for “news.” That is equivalent to being in NAZI Germany and relying on Joseph Goebells as your “news” source. If it wasn’t such a scary would be funny.

  • Baltimore Rally: Burn Down Stores to Get Them ‘Out of Our Communities’

    05/03/2015 1:14:31 PM PDT · 3 of 213
    Sola Veritas to 2ndDivisionVet

    Really scary to know that there are people - as stupid as the person quoted - like that walking around in America.

  • The Supreme Court gay marriage arguments: What the justices revealed — quote by quote

    04/29/2015 1:56:54 PM PDT · 43 of 52
    Sola Veritas to Amendment10

    “The Court would probably be comprised of God-fearing justices who reflect the family values of the senators who confirmed them, senators likewise reflecting the family values of the state lawmakers who elected them.”

    What makes you think that state politicians that are elected by the people would be anymore “God fearing” and chose conservative U.S. senators (that then confirm justices) than U.S. senators picked directly by the same people? It is illogical. Until my home state finally got a Republican controled legislature, we routinely sent conservative GOP Senators to congress while still electing state legislators that were democrats. IF the 17th had not existed, we wouldn’t have sent conservative Senators to the congress....they would have always been Democrats.

    There may be good arguements against the 17th (direct election of Senators by the people), but the one you are putting forth is not one of them.

  • Scalia: 'Why no ancient Greek gay marriages?'

    04/28/2015 4:40:40 PM PDT · 62 of 110
    Sola Veritas to MeganC

    “Given that Jericho was contemporary with Sodom it stands to reason that Sodom was also a real place.”

    I believe that scripture is inerrant and that Sodom WAS a real place just as described in Genesis. However, I need to point out that Sodom and Jericho were separated by a very long period of time. Jericho was mentioned in scripture during the Exodus....many, many years after Abraham and Lot and the Sodom and Gomorah accounts of Genesis.

    Personally, I believe what is left of Sodom is under the Dead Sea. However, finding Jericho doesn’t validate the existence of Sodom....Although as I said, I do believe it existed just as the Bible said. I don’t need proof otherwise. It would be nice to help convince unbelievers...but I wonder if it would? God told the rich man in torment that letting him warm his still living but unbelieving brothers would not change them. They have the scripture is what God said. If they didn’t believe it, they would not believe even if one were to come back from the dead.

  • Puffed-up Leftist Tyranny Punishes Dissenters

    04/28/2015 5:38:48 AM PDT · 4 of 18
    Sola Veritas to Kaslin

    It is more than is a new dogma. We have many of these dogma’s (like religions):

    Homosexual dogma
    Secular dogma
    Atheistic dogma
    Evolutionary dogma

    Dare to go against the “dogma” and you get stomped. Freedom of speech and religion do not really exist anymore.

  • The central delusion of the Christian right: Americans aren’t really churchgoers after all

    04/26/2015 4:14:56 PM PDT · 48 of 62
    Sola Veritas to 2ndDivisionVet

    That Ms. Marcotte does not understand the - quite reasonable - logic about a respect (free) of a God that will hold one accountable.....that is SCARY...not what she thinks is scary.

    She is right that our country has become secular, and probably was always...just it wasn’t “fasionable” to be “secular.” In many ways this is a good thing. Too many phoney “religious” persons that really didn’t believe are being revealed. It is getting easier to tell the sheep from the goats.

  • How some in the LGBT community are inadvertently making the case for Ted Cruz

    04/26/2015 4:00:20 PM PDT · 11 of 12
    Sola Veritas to nickcarraway

    “State’s rights on gay marriage is just a way to shirk responsibility, without admitting it.”

    I do not think this is the case with Senator Cruz, but I do concede your point in principle. For many it is just the magic words to say when you want to sound conservative without it costing you anything or requiring any work.

    IF the federal courts would truly allow each state to set its own marriage requirements and enforce them within its borders (to include refusal to recognize “illegal” marriages performed in other states), then it wouldn’t be meaningless. However, I am afraid the idea of state rights - although entirely Constitutional - has pretty much been a dead thing since the Civil War.

    In truth the DOMA needs to be constitutional amendment if necessary. The federal government should NOT be recognizing homosexual marriages. IF a state wants to, then allow them (within their borders) to do so. However, the “federal” norm MUST be no recognition of homosexuality as a protected class or even a genuine lifestyle that requires “marriage” to define any unions by homosexuals.

    When DOMA was wrongly destroyed by the SCOTUS, and congress went along with it...then it pretty much ruined any chance of a “State’s Rights” argument. It will fall on deaf ears in the screwed up SCOTUS.

    I support Senator Cruz, but think my support would be stronger IF he said homosexuality should not enjoy the protection of a “special class” or as persons that can enter into a “marriage” recognized by the federal government. That is the real conservative position. Although it is wrong - state’s rights is pretty much a dead issue.

  • Is God a Homophobe? (What a shocking question)

    04/25/2015 12:18:06 PM PDT · 34 of 64
    Sola Veritas to xzins; All

    “A providential God has given us warning as a blessing. He who has ears, let him hear.”

    Amen. “For while we were still weak, at the right time Christ died for the ungodly.” Romans 5:6

    “but God shows his love for us in that, while we were still sinners, Christ died for us.” Roman 5:8

    Jesus came to save the “ungodly” (ALL of us). However, He didn’t just come to save us from the penalty (hell) of sin, but from its’ domination over us (from sin itself). The Lord Jesus is in the business of saving souls and the lives they lead thereafter. He would be a poor savior to merely forgive sin, and leave the sinner an unchanged sinner. For more information see:

    “All of Grace” by C.H. Spurgeon

  • Steny Hoyer: Same-Sex Couples Are Endowed ‘By God’ With Right to Marry

    04/25/2015 6:03:05 AM PDT · 56 of 62
    Sola Veritas to 2ndDivisionVet

    The ONLY “right” (better stated “privilege”) any of us have from God is to seek His gracious mercy to grant us forgiveness and repentance mediated through faith in the Lord Jesus Christ. The Lord Jesus didn’t just come to save us from the penalty of sin, but from sin itself. It WILL be a life long battle.

    All sinners (which we ALL are) need to seek Him. Be you a practicing homosexual, fornicator, adulterer, liar, cheat,..etc. We all need a Savior to deliver us from Sin domination over us, and of course its eternal consequences (hell).

    For guidance, see the below:

  • Rand Paul is serious about ending mass incarceration ("Expanding welfare for ex-prisoners")

    04/08/2015 5:46:29 AM PDT · 30 of 56
    Sola Veritas to ZULU

    “but even Paul is better than another DemocRat.”

    I strongly disagree. I will not vote for Paul, which is actually a vote for the Libertarian Party. Not ever. He is just as silly as the democrats.

  • Rand Paul is serious about ending mass incarceration ("Expanding welfare for ex-prisoners")

    04/08/2015 5:42:59 AM PDT · 29 of 56
    Sola Veritas to Rich21IE

    “found his supporters to be scary”

    That is a pretty good summation of the situation. Supporters of Paul are indeed scary. The Libertarian mindset is scary. It isn’t necessary the positions they take, but the rationale behind them.

  • Christians Under Attack: Leftists Urge IRS to Attack Liberty University

    04/07/2015 7:11:04 PM PDT · 9 of 33
    Sola Veritas to Kaslin

    Don’t forget that Liberty U is home to many of us homophobes.

    Homophobia - “A perfectly natural fear of behavior that is patently unnatural.”

  • Rand Paul vs. Ted Cruz: Is 2016 big enough for both of them?

    04/07/2015 7:05:29 PM PDT · 32 of 35
    Sola Veritas to EveningStar

    The type of people that Paul is reaching out to, we don’t need. I have never subscribed to the “Big Tent” view. To me a big tent is only useful for a circus. Turn the GOP into a “Big Tent” and you will just get a circus like the Democratic Party.

    Rand Paul’s libertarian(libertine) politics makes me ill. He has no business running as a GOP candidate. If he had any real integrity he would run an the Libertarian Party’s candidate...which is what he is.

  • Ann Coulter reacts to how GOP primary race is shaping up for 2016

    04/07/2015 6:58:34 PM PDT · 19 of 21
    Sola Veritas to BigEdLB

    Based upon the issues of importance to me, Senator Ted Cruz is my current choice for the GOP nomination. He is the guy I think might actually get something done....or at least will really try. Unlike others that have promised and then immediately forgot what they promised once elected.

    Now, to be a little humorous. I just noticed that in this photo of Ted’s family...Ted reminds me a little of Al Lewis as Grandpa Munster. Not a flattering photo.

  • Lawmakers question Navy chaplain's removal over intolerance accusations

    04/07/2015 4:41:23 AM PDT · 17 of 24
    Sola Veritas to donna

    “What becomes of the US Military without Christians?”

    It has the potential to become a scary and Godless rabble. This will not occur immediately, but it could happen if all real Christians leave military service. Where God is not present and have human anarchy.

  • What changes to Indiana RFRA?

    04/02/2015 5:04:09 PM PDT · 28 of 45
    Sola Veritas to John Valentine

    “Mike Pence, say bye-bye to any Presidential aspirations you might have harbored.”

    Unless he wants to run as a Democrat.

    BTW - it was the “fiscal conservatives” in the GOP that put pressure on him to change this. That is why I ALWAYS put morality issues ahead of the pocketbook.

  • Ted Cruz is attacking the Fortune 500, and that’s smart politics

    04/02/2015 4:59:38 PM PDT · 19 of 37
    Sola Veritas to VinL

    Pence caved so badly that the bill that was supposed to protect religious liberty has been perverted to one that makes homosexuals a protected class.

    If Cruz would lead a boycott on Wal-Mart....I would follow. Lead Ted! Talk is cheap....lead Ted!

  • Standing Up To The Gay Gestapo: Right Vs. Rabid

    04/02/2015 5:21:52 AM PDT · 20 of 31
    Sola Veritas to xuberalles

    “The truth is most Christian businesses never inquire or care about their customers’ personal lives. Yet, some activists are hell bent on politicizing their sexuality and enjoy creating a contentious conflict of interest.”

    Pretty much says it all. Your use of “hell bent” was ironically appropriate.

  • The Rout of Conservative Christians

    04/01/2015 4:51:41 PM PDT · 48 of 56
    Sola Veritas to C19fan

    We need to mount a “boycott Walmart” movement. They have NO BUSINESS telling the Governor what to do if they want conservative Christian business (or the business of others that respect the 1rst Ammendment). I doubt that many homosexuals frequent Wal-Mart.

    There are times a secular business (especially one that is supposed to be family catering) to stay out of a fight.

  • The Rout of Conservative Christians

    04/01/2015 4:44:17 PM PDT · 47 of 56
    Sola Veritas to C19fan

    As I keep saying...for most it is “money before morality.” If it hurts the pocketbook, they no longer see the importance of morality. What is worse is that they don’t respect the “constitutional” rights of religious conservatives.

  • The Hysterical Reaction Against Indiana’s Religious Freedom Bill

    04/01/2015 4:38:58 PM PDT · 11 of 36
    Sola Veritas to Kaslin

    “The religious community, of course is the last institution standing against what the LGBT community wants. The church has been specifically targeted. Rather than live with accommodation, the LGBT community now seeks to use the force of government to control religious opposition to their desires.”

    That is it exactly. They are “unconstitutionally” using the force of federal law to force everyone to fully accommodate to their lifestyle. They want to FORCE religious conservatives (beliefs that predate our republic) to either “participate” (even if indirectly) in homosexual activities (like catering a homosexual event) or be put out of business. It is just a matter of time when this will not be enough...they will want anyone who speaks out against homosexual practices to be prosecuted....that is where this is heading.

  • NY bans state-funded travel to Indiana

    03/31/2015 4:28:53 PM PDT · 38 of 44
    Sola Veritas to C19fan

    I wonder what the press would say if a conservative state’s Mary Fallin in Oklahoma was to ban official travel to any state/city that banned travel to Indiana and other states that respect the 1st Amendment religious freedoms of its citizens?

  • So where is the outrage from black Christians?

    03/31/2015 4:22:56 PM PDT · 27 of 30
    Sola Veritas to SeekAndFind

    “Most of them continue voting for Gay Marriage supporting Democrat politicians.”

    I suspect that this just another case of money being more important that morality.

  • Indiana Democrats call for repeal of religious freedom law

    03/31/2015 4:19:32 PM PDT · 7 of 23
    Sola Veritas to mrsmith

    “I don’t think people will support repeal.”

    The average citizen of the state probably do not favor repeal. It is those living in the major city of Indianapolus...and I think they want it repealed more out of concern over loss of business than caring about homosexuals.

    When one puts money ahead of morality.....!

  • (Pat) Haden (USC-AD) skips Indiana meeting because of religious-freedom law [ed]

    03/31/2015 4:15:47 PM PDT · 13 of 46
    Sola Veritas to C19fan

    “I am the proud father of a gay son.”

    I cannot say deregulatory things about a father still “loving” his son should the son claim homosexual status.

    However, to say “I am proud..” is disgusting. I suppose if he were to take up bestiality, he would be a proud father of whatever you would call that? How about if his son was to become a pederast to some catamite? Would he be the proud father of a pederast? Love has no limits, but acceptance of and embracing of deviancy does.


    03/30/2015 7:19:26 PM PDT · 12 of 13
    Sola Veritas to Star Traveler

    Yes,,,,”Your’re doing fine Oklahoma....”

  • The Left Repeats "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" Tactic on the State of Indiana

    03/30/2015 7:15:24 PM PDT · 15 of 23
    Sola Veritas to Kaslin

    This truly amazes me, the level of hypocrisy expressed by the left and the homosexual militants.

    They say they want the “rule of law” to be had, but refuse to realize this is merely ensuring that the First Amendments religious freedoms are protected.

    As others have said before...they don’t want equality, they want forced acceptance and to be able to legally destroy anyone that dissents from their views.

  • How Rand Paul Supporters Provided Awkward Backdrop for Ted Cruz’s 2016 Announcement

    03/24/2015 5:23:05 AM PDT · 96 of 97
    Sola Veritas to Plummz

    “President Falwell invited Senator Paul to speak at a convocation in 2013. You should write Falwell a stern letter telling him to expel himself.”

    That just makes my case even more that the students’ behavior was bad, in that Liberty University asks a variety of persons to speak.

    Rand isn’t quite as extreme as his father was, but he is still infected with the pernicious libertine evil called Libertarianism. He is entirely dishonest to run as a Republican.

  • Enough Fighting: Time for Libertarians and Conservatives to Unite [retread zot]

    03/23/2015 4:49:51 PM PDT · 121 of 144
    Sola Veritas to itsahoot

    “Conservatism does not exist apart from social conservatism and any atempt to say it does is foolish.”

    AMEN! You got that exactly right.

  • Enough Fighting: Time for Libertarians and Conservatives to Unite [retread zot]

    03/23/2015 4:48:17 PM PDT · 120 of 144
    Sola Veritas to Kaled; Jim Robinson

    “Conservatives often find themselves at odds with the libertarian crowd. However, is that anger really warranted?”

    YES, IT IS! The Libertarians need to stay away from GOP primaries where they just screw things up. If a Libertarian wants to support a GOP candidate, they are welcome....but STOP putting Libertarians (like the Pauls) into the GOP primary process. They need to have the honesty to run as a Libertarian in that party...not as GOP. Also, STOP trying to push Libertarian amorality (libertines in view) on the GOP.


    03/23/2015 4:31:06 PM PDT · 86 of 86
    Sola Veritas to lentulusgracchus

    “My take was, Huckabee was a DC kind of guy who knew how to talk the people’s talk when he was down home with the folks.”

    My take is that I think Huckabee to be genuine and resent persons that bad mouth him.

    HOWEVER, I AM SUPPORTING SENATOR TED CRUZ! Not because of a dislike for Huckabee, but because I think Ted is the better choice. Both Ted and Mike are genuine social/moral conservatives, but I think lately that Ted has been willing to go more out on a limb to promote social conservatism. Plus, he appeals to other “conservative” elements of the GOP that are necessary to win. I do not share the negative view of Huckabee expressed so often on this forum, but I DO share and admiration of Ted Cruz found here.

    Ted is the best man. He is real, articulate, and what I believe we need in a GOP candidate. I am hoping that Mike will decide not to run and throw his support to Ted.

    However, I must warn you and others that bad mouthing Mike Huckabee (especially calling him “Huckster”) is bad form and divisive. Ted is an exceptional person that doesn’t require bad mouthing Mike to prove. Sing Ted’s praises (I will) and avoid denigrating serves NO purpose but to entrench persons prone to vote for Mike into NOT voting when Ted gets the nomination. Senator Cruz was clear in his speech we need ALL religious conservatives to back him. We CANNOT afford defections because persons want to engage is dirt slinging.

  • How Rand Paul Supporters Provided Awkward Backdrop for Ted Cruz’s 2016 Announcement

    03/23/2015 4:18:30 PM PDT · 88 of 97
    Sola Veritas to nitzy

    “Is it possible that one can have certain opinions....”

    My OPINION is this. Except for 2nd Ammendment issues, Libertarians have no problem with things and practices that SHOULD NEVER be allowed to be practiced freely. That is to be LIBERTINE. I vehemently object to that and always will. I consider “Libertarinism” to be a horrid thing that is every bit as bad a liberalism. Actually, it is moral liberalism - a anything goes version of “I’m OK and you are OK.” A “vice” (like prostitution or illicit drugs) is never a liberty...and it is a perversion of the word to link the two.

    The students at Liberty University that pulled that stunt should be disciplined and quite possibly expelled for NOT upholding the moral standards and decorum expected of student at that institution. They knew the standards and views of that institution when they enrolled and had to agree to them. Paul is NOT conservative. And quite frankly he is a corrupter of the naïve youth of the country. I consider him worse than the left. His father was a nut case and he is little better.


    03/23/2015 11:36:43 AM PDT · 81 of 86
    Sola Veritas to Jim Robinson

    Amen to that Jim. He has my FULL backing. I am primarily a social conservative, and Cruz touches all the right bases with me. I initially leaned towards Huckabee, but now believe Cruz better represents me by both belief and actions. Go Ted!

  • Why Ted Cruz Is Such a Long Shot

    03/23/2015 11:28:08 AM PDT · 55 of 65
    Sola Veritas to 2ndDivisionVet; Jim Robinson

    Actually I think Senator Cruz has quite a good chance. He can unite the value/moral voters with the fiscal (tea-party) ones. Plus, he is for closing the borders, etc.

    I think he has an excellent chance of winning the primary and then the general election.

    He is probably the most intelligent and articulate candidate to come along in a long time.

    I think he IS a WINNER and he fully has my support. As a moral conservative, my first choice was initially Huckabee, but I now believe Cruz is the better choice to meaningfully put forward those moral issues of concern to myself, and those other issues of concern to others. I see him as a great uniter of the difference “conservative” factions of the GOP.

    He is the man. The closet thing to Ronald Reagan.

  • How Rand Paul Supporters Provided Awkward Backdrop for Ted Cruz’s 2016 Announcement

    03/23/2015 11:16:53 AM PDT · 23 of 97
    Sola Veritas to Kaled

    Rand Paul is a Libertarian (AKA “Libertine”). Whereas, that worldly (anything goes) mindset might go with the youth in secular would NOT be welcome at Liberty. The “Libertarian” views on moral issues like prostitution, drugs would not be allowed by students at Liberty and is inconsistent with the expected lifestyle and values of their student body. IF those were real students, they should be disciplined for bad behavior.

  • Presbyterian USA Group Again Chooses Sodomy Over The Bible

    03/19/2015 5:07:12 AM PDT · 16 of 19
    Sola Veritas to WXRGina

    “Every one of us sins, and that includes church leaders, but those with a foundation based in Biblical knowledge understand that we are called by the Lord to turn from our sins, to repent, and become new creatures in Christ and to strive daily to avoid the sins that used to hold us prisoner.”

    Amen. Jesus came to save SINNERS. Until a person admits they are a SINNER, they cannot be saved for Christ ONLY came to save SINNERS. A person that will not change their mind on SIN as revealed in scripture have not repented and are saying they are NOT a SINNER. They cannot be saved.

  • [Military] Chaplain To Be Removed for Warning Against Premarital Sex, Homosexuality

    03/15/2015 12:51:14 PM PDT · 32 of 32
    Sola Veritas to ex-snook

    “So from what I know, the military gals were military gals with duty coming first.”

    Sir, that is good to hear. Thank you for responding. So much knowledge and wisdom is disappearing with the passing of your generation. I so wished I had spent more time talking with my father.

    You mentioned that as infantry at the front, you didn’t even see women. Well they are putting them into infantry units as I write you. They have already put them on submarines. Not to put down the integrity of the ladies that have done this, as I believe most (to all) are just attempting to serve honorably and the infantry is the point of the spear (as is the submarine service). It is prestigious to serve in the infantry....especially the rangers.

    However, I just don’t understand the foolishness of our leaders that have allowed this (actively promoted it). It is not that the women cannot do the job, it is that it is a mistake to mix men with women in such a job. They have already had some problems on submarines with the male sailors being stupid and secretly filming the women taking showers. I cannot imagine what will occur in the infantry? The Army already has a really bad problem with sexual harassment, but they create situations that are sure to bring it about. Plus, how much damage will this do to the morale of these combat units?

    Of course, the brass (and those politicos that pushed this) will suppress any negative results.

  • How Can the Church Tell a Gay 16-Year Old that 'God's Will' for them Is a Life Void of Sex, Romance?

    03/15/2015 7:49:23 AM PDT · 37 of 104
    Sola Veritas to IronJack

    “Contrary to everything you’re told in the popular media, Olympic sex and blinding passionate romance are not vital to human happiness.”

    So very true. Also true is that even heterosexual expression of sexual intercourse is reserved for marriage. So, even the heterosexual young person is expected to abstain from sex. It only can properly (according to God) be done in the bounds of (proper) heterosexual marriage.

  • [Military] Chaplain To Be Removed for Warning Against Premarital Sex, Homosexuality

    03/14/2015 2:21:08 PM PDT · 29 of 32
    Sola Veritas to ex-snook

    Looked at your BIO and saw “WWII Infantry.” First of all, thank you for you service sir. I lost my father almost a year ago - he was 88 - who also served during WWII but was USN. I really miss him. I consider it a great privilege to speak with one of you vets from that time.

    Something I was wondering. Were the WACs and WAVs of that time “loose” in their sexual conduct? I suspect some were, but that it wasn’t the norm. Also, those that were didn’t advertise it proudly. Am I correct? Or is this just naïve thinking on my part?

    I know men have always chased after women, and the military types were more apt to frequent prostitutes...I have seen that when I first served in the early 70s. However, except for an occasional braggart, most didn’t advertise their exploits (especially those married).

    I am around serving military, and have been shocked when commissioned officers (Army Captains) openly bragged about hanging out at strip joints (the really raunchy kind). Also, they did this in front of other officers to include female ones. The female officers did not appear to be remotely offended - also disturbing. I can understand the young men being drawn to the smut, but I cannot understand them being proud about it.

    I am starting to wonder if I am just a naïve old fool that has just not really been paying attention in the past. I would like to think that I am wrong about that.

  • [Military] Chaplain To Be Removed for Warning Against Premarital Sex, Homosexuality

    03/14/2015 11:10:40 AM PDT · 16 of 32
    Sola Veritas to Regal

    “Maybe a Purity Oath should be a part of the oath taken by service members.”

    It should be, but won’t ever be. Goodness, many libertines here on FR would get bent out of shape to even suggest such a thing. Sadly, the military just reflects the screwed up mentality of the society it is drawn from.

    I blame the current legitimization of homosexuality on the years of legitimization of heterosexual immorality that preceded it. The lax moral standards of heterosexuals led to the acceptance of homosexual behavior.

    In the military, the only prohibitions against pre-marital/extra-marital sex seems to be if it is due to improper relationships between a superior and subordinate (fraterazation) or if adultery is involved. A frightening number of senior officers have gone down (and out of the military) over having affairs. David Petraeus is a good example.

    I have been in or around the military since the early 70s. I have seen the increasing moral decline of those in uniform. It seemed to get worse with the increase of women in uniform. I AM NOT blaming the women, but the misbehavior has gotten worse...but it may just be that it became more obvious or easier due to close proximity of females.

    Men are very prone to immorality, but having women in uniform that aren’t as chaste as women of the past has made it worse.

    Of course, removing women from the military is not the answer. A change of attitude (morality) has to occur in our culture, and that cannot be forced. While sexual immorality of all forms has always been around, it wasn’t always openly accepted. People were ashamed to be associated with certain behaviors. That “shame” no longer exists. It is truly a “anything goes” culture that just gets worse each year.

    What is REALLY scary is that many persons - professed Christians - in uniform don’t behave any better than their “unbelieving” peers. If fact many don’t have a good sense of what is decent behavior. That is true of even those outside of the military.

    American Christians are becoming like the Corinthian church to which Paul wrote his epistle. They were eat up with being tainted by the immorality in the world around them.

  • 9 Thoughts on Church Splits

    03/12/2015 3:30:48 PM PDT · 23 of 24
    Sola Veritas to SeekAndFind

    Whay is this posted under the tag of “homosexual agenda?”

    The article is written by a Southern Baptist over a “congregational” split - a single entity - not an entire denomination.

    It has no bearing on what is happening with some Prebs over homosexuality. That is a schism on a denomination level - not a mere split.

    So, again I ask why is this listed under “homosexual agenda?” The Southern Baptist Convention removes fellowship from any congregation that endorses homosexual marriage and/or conduct. This is giving the false impression that the homosexuals are coopting the SBC. That just isn’t so.

  • Presbyterian Church (USA): 7 Votes Away From Redefining Marriage to Include Gay Couples

    03/10/2015 8:41:23 AM PDT · 23 of 36
    Sola Veritas to Unam Sanctam

    “Knox and Calvin must be spinning in their graves.”

    No, Calvin and Knox are with the Lord in paradise. The LORD is in control and will deal with these “heretics” in His own way and timing. Be assured, He will deal with them. It may not be on the time table we would understand.

  • AL Supreme Court Halts Issuance of Counterfeit Marriage Licenses

    03/04/2015 6:13:11 PM PST · 47 of 79
    Sola Veritas to manc

    “These Fed judges should have term limits, because they are way out of control.”

    Actually, I think federal judges should require “sustaining votes” of the people where they have jurisdiction. The first “sustaining vote” should occur during the first general election, and then every four years thereafter. IF a federal judge does not receive greater than 50% of a sustaining vote, he/she should be unseated permanently in that jurisdiction.

    I know that, in theory, judges are supposed to be above politics so they can be impartial upholders of the law. However, it has long become apparent that this just isn’t the case. Therefore, they should be subject to removal by the people they have judicial jurisdiction over.

  • AL Supreme Court Halts Issuance of Counterfeit Marriage Licenses

    03/04/2015 6:07:46 PM PST · 46 of 79
    Sola Veritas to Hostage

    “Upon a majority vote in three-fifths of state legislatures, federal statutes and federal court decisions shall be overridden.”

    I can see this in the case of a federal statute. However, in regards to a “court decision” that has the effect of establishing a new right not seen before or eliminating one that was well established, then the “decision” of the court should be subject to ratification by 3/4th of the states before it can be implemented. It should not take states voting to should be subject to ratification. If enough states do not is dead. IMO

    If the SCOTUS does, as many of us fear, rule that homosexual marriage is a “right” and must be recognized in all states. Then that decision should be subject to state ratification, because it has the de facto effect of changing the COTUS(amendments require state ratification). Marriage has been the jurisdiction of states since the founding of the union, and definitely since the ratification of the COTUS. How can the SCOTUS reasonably rule otherwise without it requiring ratification. For the court to simply say...well the time is right...etc. is just plain wrong. IF the time is truly right, then let the homosexuals get the laws changed through the legislative (or referendum votes) in each state.