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  • War On Words: NYC Dept. Of Education Wants 50 ‘Forbidden’ Words Banned From Standardized Tests

    08/05/2013 6:18:03 AM PDT · by Kip Russell · 45 replies
    CBS New York ^ | March 26, 2012 | CBS New York
    George Carlin is rolling over in his grave. The New York City Department of Education is waging a war on words of sorts, and is seeking to have words they deem upsetting removed from standardized tests. Fearing that certain words and topics can make students feel unpleasant, officials are requesting 50 or so words be removed from city-issued tests. The word “dinosaur” made the hit list because dinosaurs suggest evolution which creationists might not like, WCBS 880′s Marla Diamond reported. “Halloween” is targeted because it suggests paganism; a “birthday” might not be happy to all because it isn’t celebrated by...
  • ESPN Apologizes for Discussion in Which Christian Commentator Said Gay Sex is a Sin

    05/02/2013 7:42:29 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 37 replies
    Creative Minority Report ^ | 4/30/13 | Matthew Archbold
    In a discussion about an NBA player coming out as gay, ESPN commentator Chris Broussard said on the air that he's a follower of Jesus Christ and believes that homosexuality is against God’s law. “I’m a Christian,” he stated. “I don’t agree with homosexuality. I think it’s a sin. I think all sex outside of marriage between a man and a woman is [sin].” Today, ESPN issued sort of an apology, saying: “We regret that a respectful discussion of personal viewpoints became a distraction from today’s news. ESPN is fully committed to diversity and welcomes Jason Collins’ announcement.”
  • Poll: High Anti-Semitism Among Warsaw Teens

    04/16/2013 4:07:44 PM PDT · by Zionist Conspirator · 78 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 4/16/'13 | Unattributed
    Poll shows anti-Jewish sentiment among youth in Poland's capital. 44% don't want a Jewish neighbor.Anti-Semitism is high among teenagers in the Polish capital, according to an opinion survey conducted in the run-up to Friday's 70th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, the AFP news agency reports. The poll of students from 20 Warsaw high schools, published Tuesday, found that 44 percent of respondents said they would be unhappy to have a Jewish neighbor. In the survey of 1,250 students commissioned by the Jewish Community of Warsaw, the Homo Homini polling institute also found that two in five said they would...
  • Oscars 2011: How All Good Leftists Must Have Voted

    02/26/2011 10:36:50 AM PST · by mikalasukala · 4 replies
    c5's Simian Roadhouse ^ | February 26, 2011 | Consigliere5
    How all good Leftists (AKA HOLLYWOOD) must have voted:Follow along on this Oscar Nomination list.Best Picture:As you can see from this Big Hollywood article from Lawrence Meyers, a majority of these nominees are not worthy.It's clear that there is only one movie that you could've voted for in this category with a clear conscience: The Kids Are Alright.from John Nolte's review:Remove from this little family drama the gratuitous girl-on-girl sex, the guy-on-girl sex, and the ridiculously unnecessary and explicit images from a guy-on-guy gay porn film that no amount of hypnotism or bleach could ever erase from my mind,...
  • Frito-Lay won't pull controversial Christian parody Doritos commercial

    01/03/2011 4:22:23 PM PST · by buccaneer81 · 139 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 3, 2011 | J.P. Friere
    Frito-Lay won't pull controversial Christian parody Doritos commercial By: 01/03/11 4:31 PM In what may be another ad campaign gone awry, Doritos is featuring a new Super Bowl advertisement in which a priest, searching for ways to return to the church, has a supposedly brilliant idea: Replacing the host wafer with a Dorito. While the denomination of the church is unclear, what is clear is that most Christian denominations consider the host to be a big portion of communion and might find the commercial, titled "Feed your flock!", insensitive.
  • Novelist Anne Rice says she's leaving Christianity (Uncoverts after converting)

    07/30/2010 8:37:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 97 replies · 4+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | 07/30/2010 | Hillel Itale
    NEW YORK – Anne Rice has had a religious conversion: She's no longer a Christian. "In the name of Christ, I refuse to be anti-gay. I refuse to be anti-feminist. I refuse to be anti-artificial birth control," the author wrote Wednesday on her Facebook page. "In the name of ... Christ, I quit Christianity and being Christian. Amen." Rice, 68, is best known for "Interview With a Vampire" and other gothic novels. Raised as a Catholic, she had rejected the church early in her life but renewed her faith in recent years and in 2008 released the memoir "Called Out...
  • Deliver Us from Evil

    06/23/2010 3:21:44 AM PDT · by Scanian · 8 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | June 23, 2010 | Robin of Berkeley
    It's funny how trivial events somehow get seared into your brain. This one is from years ago, when I was enjoying a yogurt on Telegraph Avenue in Berkeley. Suddenly, a large exotic bug appeared and started dancing around. Its iridescent colors caught the sun and glistened like a rainbow. A crowd formed to watch its antics in shared delight. Out of nowhere, a lunatic pushed through the crowd. I'd seen this guy before -- paranoid, menacing. His rage toward the bug slit me like a knife. The insect was getting attention, people were happy, and he was out for revenge....
  • TV watchdog group protests Comedy Central development of Jesus cartoon

    NEW YORK--Conservative and religious groups that have long complained about the irreverent treatment of Christianity on Comedy Central have a new target: an animated series about Jesus Christ living in modern-day New York. It's unclear whether the show — one of 28 projects the network listed last month on its slate of potential programs for the coming season — will ever make it out of script development. But that hasn't stopped a coalition of media watchdog groups from launching an effort to persuade advertisers to boycott the project, if it ever comes to fruition. Here's a description of the show...
  • Bill Maher to God: Stand Aside for ObamaCare

    03/19/2010 10:45:56 AM PDT · by ezfindit · 44 replies · 1,002+ views
    American Thinker via CDS ^ | 3/17/2010 | Stuart Schwartz
    The way Bill Maher sees it, resistance to ObamaCare is all God’s fault. Why? Because so many people believe in this “schmuck” who lives in the clouds…and this belief, in turn, intensifies opposition to ObamaCare. This leftist social critic, anti-Christian crusader, and HBO comedy show host warned God at the end of last week to back off, to allow smart people like himself and Barack Obama and the New York Times editorial board to push the God-fearing “ignoramuses” aside this week and take control of the nation’s health care.
  • I will not render to Caesar what is God's

    12/15/2009 9:30:06 AM PST · by Teófilo · 3 replies · 611+ views
    Folks, this according to the Thomas More Law Center: ANN ARBOR, MI – Tomorrow, December 16, 2009, at 10 AM PST, a panel of eleven judges of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals sitting in San Francisco will hear oral arguments concerning the constitutionality of San Francisco Board of Supervisor’s virulent resolution attacking the Catholic Church for its teachings against homosexual adoptions. The en banc panel will review the earlier opinion of a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit that upheld the resolution. Thomas More Law Center attorney Robert Muise will argue the case on behalf of the plaintiffs in...
  • BBC tells American evangelicals to change their primitive views on global warming

    12/11/2009 1:35:26 AM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies · 617+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/11/2009 | Damian Thompson
    Matt Frei, BBC man in Washington, has a long history of patronising Middle America and especially evangelical Christians. His latest piece instructs them to change their views on climate change, because “there is no prominent conservative politician on the horizon who is, to put it bluntly, both pro-life and pro-planet”. Pro-planet, in Frei’s worldview, means accepting the AGW alarmists’ views lock, stock and barrel.Frei doesn’t condemn all American evangelicals. On the contrary, he divides them into good and bad varieties: The evangelical movement is split between those conservative Christians who suspect that climate change is an evil secular plot, concocted...
  • Atheists in Bubbleland

    10/28/2009 10:27:28 AM PDT · by TopQuark · 67 replies · 1,789+ views
    JewishWorldReview.com ^ | 10/28/2009 | Rabbi Yonason Goldson
    Did you miss it? Last month the country celebrated national Blasphemy Day! According to NPR.com, atheists marked Blasphemy Day last month at gatherings around the world, celebrating the freedom to denigrate and insult religion. Activities included de-baptizing people with hair dryers and an art exhibit in Washington, D.C., which showed, among other titles, Jesus Paints His Nails, in which "an effeminate Jesus after the crucifixion [applies] polish to the nails that attach his hands to the cross." The atheist group Center for Inquiry hosted the exhibit. Addressing a capacity crowd at the University of Toronto, columnist Christopher Hitchens elicited enthusiastic...
  • Jack Black leads a prayer to the Devil at the 2009 MTV Awards

    09/15/2009 10:17:09 AM PDT · by blueglass · 65 replies · 5,909+ views
    Christian Press ^ | 9-14-09 | Russ Jones
    The 40-year-old "comedian" Jack Black went on the "dark side" during the MTV Awards praying to the devil. Black, who was promoting a heavy metal video game called Brütal Legend, asked the "Dear Dark Lord Satan" to bless the rock star nominees with "continued success in the music industry." "I was mortified when Jack Black lead everyone in a prayer to satan. It was no joke," said Samantha Taylor of California. "The audience held hands and did it. I was a fan, but not anymore." Black made his grand entrace wearing extra muscles and a battle axe. "During the Awards,...
  • JESUS OF SUBURBIA

    05/13/2009 12:44:52 PM PDT · by iThinkBig · 19 replies · 1,216+ views
    The Burning Platform ^ | 5-13-09 | Jim Quinn
    Jesus of Suburbia – Green Day Beneath the finely groomed blissful suburban façade of America lurk desperation, denial, hypocrisy, and anger. The kids of suburbia today have an entirely different reality than the suburbs I grew up in during the 1970’s. The Ozzie & Harriet idealized version of suburbia from the 1950’s has degenerated to the Green Day nightmare vision of today. The suburbs have mansion-like homes with spotless interiors, entertainment centers, three car garages, manicured lawns, and no soul. The children of suburbia have been brought up on soda pop and Ritalin. They come home to empty mansions, as...
  • Caption these assorted liberal nutbag protestors (barf alert)

    03/10/2009 6:43:27 AM PDT · by redstates4ever · 112 replies · 3,892+ views
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  • Lib Blogger Pulls a Ted Turner, Mocks Ash Wednesday

    03/01/2009 12:57:50 PM PST · by EveningStar · 13 replies · 723+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | March 1, 2009 | Ken Shepherd
    Liberal blogger and Media Matters employee* Oliver Willis channeled his inner Ted Turner last Wednesday, while writing for his eponymous Web site.
  • Top Ten Instances of Christian Bashing in America, 2008

    01/05/2009 12:17:28 PM PST · by Sopater · 28 replies · 1,354+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | Jan. 5, 2009 | Dr. Gary Cass
    The Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC) has prepared a Top Ten list of the most egregious acts of Christian Bashing in American in 2008. Every day in America serious Christians face increasing hostility at work, school, and in the culture because they stand for their faith and values. "It is time for the Christian bashing to stop and for Christians to no longer be treated like second-class citizens," said Dr. Gary Cass, Chairman and CEO of CADC. "Anti-Christian bigotry is real and growing. Those who engage in it should be exposed and called to account." INSTANCE #10: Jack Black Musical Video...
  • The War on Christmas

    12/10/2008 9:47:49 PM PST · by Coleus · 34 replies · 1,011+ views
    Because "public life" now entails virtually every part of our lives, erasing references to God entirely from public life means virtually eliminating them from America. Imagine, if you will, a gala birthday party given in your honor. The guests will sing, dance, give presents, eat, drink, and have the merriest of times. The hitch: your name will not be mentioned, the gifts will not be for you, the celebrants won't be thinking about you, and everyone would sort of prefer that you not come. That's all that will be left of Christmas if various groups have their way. All across...
  • Newsweek draws fire on gay marriage: Cover story "The Religious Case for Gay Marriage"

    12/08/2008 8:51:51 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies · 1,718+ views
    The Politico ^ | December 8, 2008 | Alexander Burns
    Leading social conservatives blasted Newsweek for its current cover story, "The Religious Case for Gay Marriage," which they said misinterprets both biblical scripture and their own political movement. “It doesn’t surprise me. Newsweek has been so far in the tank on the homosexual issue, for so long, they need scuba gear and breathing apparatus,” said Richard Land, who heads the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission. “I don’t think it’s going to change the minds of anyone who takes biblical teachings seriously.” Tony Perkins, president of the socially conservative Family Research Council, agreed, calling Newsweek’s cover story “yet...
  • What hath atheism wrought? A mess! (Festivus Now!)

    12/06/2008 4:36:38 PM PST · by llevrok · 11 replies · 938+ views
    An anti-religion placard posted alongside Christmas displays drew a thief, a preacher, a part-time elf and a security detail to the state Capitol on Friday as a weeklong uproar over religious speech hit a bizarre peak. It all started Monday, when the Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation unveiled a winter solstice sign in the grand marble hallways around the Capitol Rotunda in Olympia. The sign’s atheistic message – reading in part that “Religion is but myth and superstition” – drew top billing on conservative commentator Bill O’Reilly’s TV show. Several days of angry messages to Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire followed,...
  • Jesus Versus the Atheists (Washington State Gov. Gregoire insults Christians Worldwide)

    12/06/2008 6:51:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 185 replies · 2,999+ views
    Townhall ^ | Dec 6, 2008 | Bill O'Reilly
    Just in time for the Christmas season, Washington State Gov. Christine Gregoire has insulted Christians all over the world. Inside the state Capitol building in Olympia there is a traditional holiday display featuring a tree and the Nativity scene; perfectly appropriate since the federal and state Christmas holiday celebrates the birth of Jesus in Bethlehem. But this year Gregoire decided to add another item to the display. Standing alongside the baby Jesus is a giant placard designed by atheists that reads: "There are no gods, no devils, no angels, no heaven or hell. There is only our natural world. Religion...
  • Jack Black and Hollywood Stars Defame Christ and the Bible; Apology Demanded

    12/04/2008 10:49:30 AM PST · by Sopater · 56 replies · 1,893+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | December 4, 2008
    In a short video posted on FunnyorDie.com entitled, "Prop 8 The Musical," an all star cast of Hollywood celebrities perform a low budget musical farce that defames Christ, mocks Christians and distorts the teaching of the Bible. "Jack Black should remember from his days at Hebrew School that homosexual acts aren't funny and are roundly condemned in the Bible," said Dr. Gary Cass, of the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission. "Appearing as a sarcastic, rotund Christ, Black distorts the Bible and condones shameful, homosexual acts. Associating Christ with perverse activity is an affront to all people of faith, especially Christians. Apparently Black...
  • Fundamentalism And Palin (Annie Sullivan swings his purse)

    11/11/2008 1:22:04 PM PST · by pissant · 38 replies · 296+ views
    Atlantic ^ | 11/11/08 | Andrew Loafers Sullivan
    A reader writes: I love to see you grapple with trying to explain this woman and her thought processes. You are Tcs2 missing something obvious though. She believes in the literal truth of the Bible. She believes it informs on matters of science, biology, evolution, physics, cosmology, etc. So if there are multiple creation versions in the Bible what do you do, make up your own reality. If there are contradictions in it, ignore them. Just like you ignore inconvenient facts about day-to-day life. If you BELIEVE the bible is the literal inerrant word of God what do you do?...
  • Palin accused of 'Neanderthal faith'

    10/02/2008 3:00:49 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 53 replies · 1,755+ views
    OneNewsNow ^ | October 2, 2008 | Jim Brown
    Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin is once again coming under attack because of her Christian faith. A recent Los Angeles Times story claimed that as mayor of Wasilla, Alaska, Sarah Palin espoused young-earth creationism. The report prompted liberal Internet columnist Robert Paul Reyes to brand Palin a "religious fanatic" with a "Neanderthal faith" who "thinks that 'The Flinstones' is a reality show." Reyes suggests that during tonight's vice-presidential debate, Palin should be questioned about her reported belief that God created the earth 6,000 years ago and that dinosaurs and men coexisted. Mark Looy is co-founder of the creation apologetics ministry...
  • Bill Maher's Anti-Religion Movie

    09/25/2008 7:58:38 AM PDT · by Sybeck1 · 82 replies · 2,483+ views
    Fox News ^ | Friday, August 22, 2008 | Roger Friedman
    Bill Maher's Anti-Religion Movie “Religion is detrimental to the progress of society.” That’s my favorite quote from Bill Maher’s often brilliant, but often unfocused “documentary,” called “Religulous.” It opens in early October right after its debut at the Toronto Film Festival. The articulate, quick-witted comedian sets out in this film — which was supposed to have been released last Easter — to prove that line is true. Directed by Larry Charles, the man who put "Borat" together so skillfully, "Religulous" is blatant about Maher’s feelings: religion is bad. All religions are bad. They are ruining everything. If you go for...
  • Zondervan faces $60M federal lawsuit over Bible, homosexuality

    07/08/2008 8:27:57 PM PDT · by MaryFromMichigan · 69 replies · 1,224+ views
    WOOD TV Grand Rapids, MI. ^ | July 8, 2008 10:58 PM | Tony Tagliavia
    Christian publisher Zondervan is facing a $60 million federal lawsuit filed by a man who claims he and other homosexuals have suffered based on what the suit claims is a misinterpretation of the Bible.
  • Being attacked by Militant Atheist Group - Advise?

    06/14/2008 8:25:27 PM PDT · by Yomin Postelnik · 324 replies · 1,172+ views
    Yomin Postelnik
    Hi everyone, I'm just wondering if anyone had this experience before. I wrote a column about the proof of the existence of a Divine Creator (see http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2029192/posts ) and am now getting google stalked by an Atheist Group in Austin, in addition to phone calls and emails. I'm not going to stop saying/writing what I believe or stop speaking out against these tactics, but was wondering if anyone here had experience and knows what to do about google, etc. I know some of us may disagree on the issues, but I don't think there's much debate about these tactics. The...
  • WaPo Columnist Compares Christians to KKK, Says They Love 'Torture'

    12/19/2007 6:15:05 AM PST · by Mobile Vulgus · 63 replies · 249+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 12/19/07 | Warner Todd Huston
    After catching Harold Meyerson's latest Washington Post hatemongering against religion in general, Christians in particular, and Republicans especially, all I could say was just WOW! This thing is nearly unhinged and if you took the word Christian out and replaced it with any of the favored, protected minorities that the MSM guards like mother hens, it would be indistinguishable from the kind of pure bigotry that would result in Meyerson's utter ostracizing should it have been written about those protected classes. Calling Republicans/Christians torturers, abusers of immigrants, members of the KKK, bigots and even mean, Meyerson skipped only the Nazi...
  • Huckabee on Christ Ad Brouhaha: 'Paul is Dead'

    12/18/2007 1:01:15 PM PST · by mylife · 253 replies · 409+ views
    ABC News ^ | 12/18/07 | Kevin Chupka
    Huckabee on Christ Ad Brouhaha: 'Paul is Dead' December 18, 2007 3:07 PM ABC News' Kevin Chupka Reports: Former Governor Mike Huckabee, R-Ark., had some fun Tuesday answering a question about a brewing controversy over his latest TV ad called "What Really Matters." Huckabee is running a Christmas ad in Iowa, New Hampshire, and South Carolina where the former Baptist minister invokes Jesus Christ -- the first 2008 Republican candidate to do so in a campaign ad. In the ad Huckabee says that that at this time of year, "what really matters is the celebration of the birth of Christ...
  • Update on 'Golden Compass' earnings [Disaster in U.S.; studio head looks for someone to blame]

    12/17/2007 7:35:58 AM PST · by Constitutionalist Conservative · 192 replies · 734+ views
    Deadline Hollywood Daily ^ | December 16, 2007
    And in only its second weekend in release, the bottom fell out of costly domestic flop The Golden Compass from New Line, which forked over $200+ million to make it. I know, I know, the pic is doing OK overseas after earning $50.9 mil from 27 territories December 7th-9th. But the fantasy epic is so lost domestically it earned only an anemic $2.6 million Friday and $3.7 million Saturday from 3,528 nearly empty runs for 3rd place and a new cume of just $40.5 mil. I hear studio topper Bob Shaye once again is blaming everyone but himself -- including...
  • MORFORD: 47 gifts for savvy perverts

    12/14/2007 7:50:47 AM PST · by SmithL · 5 replies · 47+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/14/7 | Mark Morford
    Need something a bit more, you know, sexy and subversive this holiday? Here you go - No fruit baskets. No swell digital cameras and no "Sopranos" DVD sets and no noxious copies of "High School Musical 2" and no "Eat, Pray, Love" and nothing at all approved or endorsed by Oprah. No golfing figurines. No sports paraphernalia. No candleholders. No pink fleece hoodies with little glittery skulls. Not on this, my annual list, anyway. Just random delicious deeply cool things I've come across that make a statement or warm your blood or taste unreal or that serve some sort of...
  • 'Golden Compass' Doesn't Get the Lead Out

    12/11/2007 3:23:15 PM PST · by I still care · 68 replies · 162+ views
    Box Office Mojo ^ | Dec 10, 2007 | Brandon Gray
    Not the oasis it was intended to be, The Golden Compass failed to guide the box office out of the desert. A dispirited response to the fantasy adaptation combined with a largely pathetic group of holdovers led to the least attended early December frame in 13 years. The Golden Compass pointed to $25.8 million on approximately 5,600 screens at 3,528 theaters, which was about average for a live action fantasy. The turnout was well below half that of The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe or The Lord of the Rings movies, and the picture was...
  • 'Imagine no religion,' says atheists' display

    12/09/2007 10:39:58 AM PST · by wagglebee · 158 replies · 1,381+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12/9/07 | WorldNetDaily
    Connecticut atheists, taking advantage of a town's policy of allowing holiday-season displays in its public park, have erected a 10-foot tall sign in celebration of the winter solstice that includes a message blaming the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, on religious believers. The 3-sided sign was erected in the Town of Vernon's Central Park on Dec. 1 by the Connecticut Valley Atheists. The two sides facing Main Street feature a pre-attack image of the Twin Towers with the sun shining between them and the message, "Imagine no religion," drawn from the John Lennon anthem, "Imagine." Use of the image...
  • Christian Bashing: The Last Acceptable Bigotry

    12/06/2007 9:32:55 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 2 replies · 106+ views
    Christian Newswire ^ | Dec. 5, 2007 | Kevin P. McVicker
    Contact: Kevin P. McVicker, Shirley & Banister Public Affairs, 703-739-5920, 800-536-5920, 703-727-9537 cell, kmcvicker@sbpublicaffairs.com FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Dec. 5 /Christian Newswire/ -- As Christians around the country are met with violence and marginalization, Dr. Gary Cass, has founded the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission (CADC) a new organization that aims to counter threats to millions of Christians' First Amendment rights. While the overwhelming majority of Americans are professed Christians, it has become routine for the media and elites to openly mock and trivialize Christians because they choose to express their faith.In his new book Christian Bashing and the Christian Anti-Defamation Commission, Dr....
  • Police chaplains lose cross in wake of federal lawsuit [Spokane]

    12/05/2007 1:10:09 PM PST · by lonevoice · 21 replies · 951+ views
    KXLY News ^ | Nov 28, 2007 | Erik Loney
    SPOKANE -- The cross is coming off the official patch worn by Spokane Police Department chaplains after a federal lawsuit prompted changes inside the police chaplains office. The removal of the cross stems from a lawsuit filed against the city last year by a senior police volunteer who argued it was unconstitutional to have a cross on an official City of Spokane insignia. The federal lawsuit, filed by Ray Ideaus, said the patch was illegal and the department's requirement that chaplains adhere to the Judeo / Christian ethic was also unconstitutional because government cannot favor one religion over another. So...
  • Medved addressing bad messages in "Golden Compass" Now

    12/05/2007 1:15:32 PM PST · by Cinnamon Girl · 57 replies · 427+ views
    KRLA 870 Medved Show
    Michael Medved is discussing the upcoming film "Golden Compass" now. I'm not familiar with the book, but I've seen that there is controversy about it being anti-Christian. He says people should be concerned and is explaining it now.
  • Caption the breathtaking stupidity of these America-haters at a San Francisco "Peace rally"

    12/05/2007 12:50:36 PM PST · by redstates4ever · 32 replies · 89+ views
    Flickr Photos ^ | 10/28/07 | staygraphic
    (the button reads: War isn't working")
  • MORFORD: Let us kill all the teddy bears

    12/05/2007 11:24:39 AM PST · by SmithL · 9 replies · 91+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/5/7 | Mark Morford
    Note to radical Muslims: I've now named my favorite coffee mug 'Muhammad.' Hope that helps -Here's what I like to do every time I see a throng of frothing religious zombies marching in the streets of Sudan or Pakistan or Colorado Springs or anywhere else in the world, carrying knives and torches and holding festering clots of fear in their hearts as they burn flags or photographs or copies of "The Goblet of Fire" or "The Golden Compass" or that sweet little book about the cute gay penguins in the Central Park Zoo and all screaming for the instant death...
  • Liars And Kidnappers [Hollywood promoting atheism Alert]

    12/05/2007 6:28:36 AM PST · by Zakeet · 140 replies · 116+ views
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 4, 2007
    A star-studded, big-budget fantasy film released for Christmastime features religion as the villain. Hollywood is collaborating with a militant atheist British children's book author to indoctrinate children. "The Golden Compass," which opens this week, stars Nicole Kidman and cost Time Warner's New Line Cinema $180 million to produce, is based on the first installment of Phillip Pullman's children's book trilogy "His Dark Materials." Pullman is a fire-breathing British atheist who has told the Washington Post that "I'm trying to undermine the basis of Christian belief" and remarked that "My books are about killing God." He has also noted that "I...
  • Obama: not a Manchurian candidate

    12/04/2007 1:35:57 PM PST · by shrinkermd · 36 replies · 1,249+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3 December 2007 | Editorial Staff
    The rumors first surfaced during Obama's run for Senate but took off in a viral e-mail campaign in 2006. One e-mail called Obama "The Enemy Within." GOP strategist Ed Rogers also pointedly mentioned Obama's middle name, Hussein. In January, the Obama campaign was forced to denounce Fox News for repeating a false Insight magazine report that he had spent fours years in an Indonesian madrasa, an Islamic school. Though CNN sent out a reporter who found that the school Obama had attended had nothing in common with the Pakistani incubators for jihadists, and though his campaign has set the record...
  • LA Times Article Questions Literacy Of Those Who Protest 'Golden Compass'

    12/03/2007 9:53:18 AM PST · by Pyro7480 · 108 replies · 271+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 12/03/2007 | Dave Pierre
    The protests against the forthcoming anti-religious film, "The Golden Compass," are "fundamentally ridiculous" and are perpetuated by "America's religious fear-mongers." That's according to Laura Miller in an opinion article in the Los Angeles Times (Sun., 12/2/07). But that's not all. Writing about the various e-mails that Christian groups have sent to warn the public about the disturbing themes in "Compass," Miller spews: [Y]ou have to wonder how much actual reading goes on in the sort of household that welcomes e-mails like the ones denouncing 'The Golden Compass' ... Good ... grief. Just when you thought the level of condescension could...
  • Teacher's (Anti-Christian) Comments Lead To Complaint

    12/01/2007 7:38:47 AM PST · by DogByte6RER · 34 replies · 243+ views
    North County Times/The Californian ^ | Friday, November 30, 2007 | JENNIFER KABBANY
    Teacher's comments lead to complaint By: JENNIFER KABBANY - For The Californian TEMECULA -- A Temecula Valley High School student has decided to opt for an independent study program rather than finish out the semester on campus because of her teacher's derogatory comments about Christians, the girl's attorney said Friday. Attorney Bob Tyler said 17-year-old junior Brittney Cowles became very upset Thursday after her creative writing teacher allegedly called local Christian parents "crazy" and "prejudiced" for keeping their children home from school to protest a new state law that some parents contend promotes a homosexual agenda in public schools. The...
  • MORFORD: Jesus loves 'His Dark Materials'

    11/30/2007 7:58:05 AM PST · by SmithL · 17 replies · 123+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 11/30/7 | Mark Morford
    Shrill Bible-thumpers boycott 'The Golden Compass'; world's children grin devilishly -It has become some sort of rule, some sort of perfectly delicious law of the popular culture upon which any open-minded and attuned and humor-licked and spiritually aware and intellectually curious and sexually alive human worth her moist, wine-massaged soul can now rely with utter and perfect clarity. . . .
  • The Christmas-Crushing Movie "The Golden Compass"

    11/30/2007 8:06:34 PM PST · by Coleus · 123 replies · 347+ views
    human events ^ | 11/09/2007 | L. Brent Bozell III
    As the movie studios gear up for a big Christmas movie season, one trailer that looks like a blockbuster is "The Golden Compass," which must be trying to cash in on the "Narnia" movies. It has flashy special-effect polar bears in armor and a young heroic damsel in distress facing off against evil forces. The casting is top-notch, led by Nicole Kidman and Daniel Craig, the current star spy in the James Bond movies. But buyer beware: Narnia it's not. It's the anti-Narnia. Instead of a Christian allegory, it's an anti-Christian allegory. The author of "The Golden Compass," Philip Pullman,...
  • CBS ‘Early Show’ Guest: ‘Killing Has Nothing to Do With Atheism’ (Whiskey Tango Hotel!)

    11/28/2007 3:36:04 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 26 replies · 199+ views
    NewsBusters.org ^ | 11/28/2007 | Kyle Drennen
    On Wednesday’s CBS "Early Show,"co-host Hannah Storm, who tvnewser.com reports will soon be leaving the show, teased an upcoming segment about the controversy over the atheist-inspired movie, "The Golden Compass": "And Nicole Kidman on why the Church doesn't want your children to see her new movie." Of course, the "Church" has said no such thing, but rather the Catholic League has called for a boycott of the movie. Later during the segment, Storm talked with Catholic League President, Bill Donohue, as well as Ellen Johnson, the president of American Atheists. To Storm’s credit, she challenged Johnson by quoting the atheist...
  • Official "The Golden Compass" New Movie Trailers (anti-Christian)

    11/12/2007 7:42:12 PM PST · by pillut48 · 58 replies · 261+ views
    "In Lyra's world, a person's soul lives on the outside of their body, in the form of a daemon--an animal spirit that accompanies them through life. A child's daemon can change shape, assuming all the forms that a child's potential inspires; but as a person ages, their daemon gradually settles into one form, according to their character and nature...In our world, it is possible that people that people have daemons as well, only they are invisible. If you would like to learn more about your daemon, and create a daemon avatar to take out into the world with you, select...
  • Anti-Christian Children's Novel Coming out as Time Warner Film in December starring Nicole Kidman

    08/23/2007 10:54:21 PM PDT · by monomaniac · 18 replies · 837+ views
    LifeSiteNews.com ^ | August 20, 2007 | Elizabeth O'Brien
    Anti-Christian Children's Novel Coming out as Time Warner Film in December starring Nicole Kidman By Elizabeth O'Brien LOS ANGELES, August 20, 2007 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The best selling novels of atheist author Philip Pullman, which were written specifically to indoctrinate children with anti-Christian values, have sparked the creation of a controversial new fantasy film to be released this December 7 by New Line Cinema - a Time Warner Company. Starring Nicole Kidman, "The Golden Compass," is based on Pullman's "His Dark Materials" trilogy, which includes "Northern Lights" (re-titled "The Golden Compass" in the United States), "The Subtle Knife" and "The Amber...
  • "My books are about killing God!" An athiest's 'Narnia' knockoff

    10/26/2007 8:54:15 AM PDT · by SvdByFaith · 42 replies · 1,183+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | October 26, 2007 | Dr. Ted Baehr
    On Dec. 7, 2007, the movie "The Golden Compass," based on the first book in the fantasy trilogy entitled "His Dark Materials" by atheist Philip Pullman will be released in theaters throughout the world. Pullman wrote his fantasy trilogy because he was so upset by the Christian evangelism of C.S. Lewis in his wonderful series of Christian tales entitled "The Chronicles Of Narnia." Pullman is an avowed atheist who has dedicated his life to undermining Christianity and the Church among young readers. The film's release is only another example of a culture spiraling away from faith, a culture into which...
  • Critics Slam 'Golden Compass' Movie for 'Castrating' Anti-Church Themes

    10/16/2007 10:17:59 AM PDT · by NYer · 102 replies · 3,289+ views
    Christian Post ^ | October 15, 2007 | Joshua Kimball
    LONDON – A debate over a movie’s anti-religious antagonism – or lack thereof – is heating up ahead of its upcoming release, with some accusing Hollywood of “castrating” the anti-Catholic themes present in the novel from which it is based. The expected blockbuster, “The Golden Compass,” is named after the American title of best-selling author Philip Pullman’s novel “Northern Lights” and will star actress Nicole Kidman and James Bond star Daniel Craig. The original children’s novel, part of Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” series, rejects organized religion – in particular, the Catholic Church – and critics of the movie version say...
  • The Golden Compass is pointing towards anti-Catholicism (starring Nicole Kidman - a Catholic)

    08/20/2007 1:02:12 PM PDT · by NYer · 87 replies · 1,890+ views
    American Papist ^ | August 20, 2007 | Thomas Peters
    CathNews alerts us to the potential problem: Nicole Kidman has denied that a new film she's making is anti-Catholic. The movie features an organisation known as "The Magisterium", which kidnaps children to remove their souls.The Brisbane Times reports that Kidman told a US magazine that her Catholic faith affected her consideration of the script for the film, which is titled The Golden Compass.The fantasy film is based on a novel by Philip Pullman called Northern Lights. It is already attracting attention in the US for avoiding much of the book's perceived anti-Catholic rhetoric.Kidman said some of the religious elements...