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  • Mother of 9 dies of heroin overdose; police lend helping hand this Christmas

    12/15/2017 7:33:51 AM PST · by Morgana · 99 replies
    wltw ^ | Dec. 15, 2017 | wltw staff
    MIDDLETOWN, Ohio — A Middletown mother of nine has died of a heroin overdose, and police want to give her young children a better Christmas. Police were called to a house on Yankee Road on Wednesday and found Jimeta Sanders, 31, unresponsive on the kitchen floor. Authorities said she was shooting heroin with her “supposed ‘friends,’ who then in turn left her to die in front of her nine kids.” Police said the “friends” – described as two males -- then stole her money and left the home, telling the children they were leaving to buy a 2-liter of soda....
  • Only What You Do for Christ Will Last – A Meditation on the Rise and Fall of Civilizations

    11/29/2017 8:17:37 AM PST · by Salvation · 57 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 11-28-17 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Only What You Do for Christ Will Last – A Meditation on the Rise and Fall of Civilizations Msgr. Charles Pope • November 28, 2017 • In the readings for Tuesday of the 34th Week of the Year, both Daniel and Jesus speak of the destruction that is upon nations and empires of this world. Daniel spoke to the people of his time and indicated that the Jewish people would suffer from four oppressive kingdoms, which though unnamed we now know as Babylon, Persia, Greece, and Rome. Each of these kingdoms would eventually fall. The only sure kingdom is...
  • 'Exceptional' medieval treasure trove unearthed at abbey in France

    11/18/2017 7:26:20 PM PST · by vannrox · 11 replies
    The Local ^ | 15 November 2017 | Editorial staff
    An "exceptional and rare" medieval treasure trove including more than 2,200 gold and silver coins has been found in France in what has been called a "remarkable" discovery by archaeologists. It's the kind of discovery archaeologists dream of. While investigating an area next to the former Benedictine monastery Cluny Abbey in eastern France, a research group came across a pile of medieval treasure. Photo: Alexis Grattier/University of Lyon II "It's an exceptional and extremely rare treasure," said Anne Flamman from France's National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS). "We understood straight away that it was a unique discovery and I...
  • Columbus, the West, and the Myth of the Noble Savage

    10/09/2017 5:44:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2017 | Jack Kerwick
    Well, it’s Christopher Columbus Day again. And this, of course, means that it is but another occasion for leftists everywhere to repudiate their own civilization. For a few decades now, the 15th century European explorer’s face has been held up as that of Western civilization, i.e. the face of all that is evil in the world. Columbus is the proverbial poster child for the White, Christian, Heterosexual Male, i.e. the contemporary left’s version of Public Enemy Number One. Columbus Day assumes a new significance this year, however, for monuments to Columbus are no longer alone in being targeted for destruction...
  • The Eight Stages of the Rise and Fall of Civilizations

    10/13/2016 8:17:05 AM PDT · by Salvation · 10 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 10-12-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    The Eight Stages of the Rise and Fall of Civilizations Msgr. Charles Pope • October 12, 2016 • Cultures and civilizations go through cycles. Over time, many civilizations and cultures have risen and then fallen. We who live in painful times like these do well to recall these truths. Cultures and civilizations come and go; only the Church (though often in need of reform) and true biblical culture remain. An old song says, “Only what you do for Christ will last.” Yes, all else passes; the Church is like an ark in the passing waters of this world and...
  • See No Evil? Then it will take you by surprise.

    07/26/2017 7:57:40 AM PDT · by MtnClimber · 11 replies
    City Journal ^ | Summer, 2017 | Myron Magnet
    Incredibly, it wasn’t until I was 19 that I learned that there had been a Holocaust. My hyper-assimilated, New England Jewish family and friends looked only to the present and future. We focused on the polio vaccine that promised to banish the iron lungs that had been our childhood terror. We trusted in the United Nations, whose gleaming buildings my father took me to see when they were brand-new, and from which I came away with hopeful admiration—mixed, however, with a vague sense, which I couldn’t have put into words then, that perhaps an enterprise housed in architecture so grandiosely...
  • PATRICK BUCHANAN: Alone, perhaps, but is President Trump right?

    07/16/2017 10:47:35 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 14 replies
    The Sioux City Journal ^ | July 16, 2017 | Patrick J. Buchanan
    At the G-20 in Hamburg, it is said, President Trump was isolated, without support from the other G-20 members, especially on climate change and trade. Perhaps so. But the crucial question is not whether Trump is alone, but whether he is right. Has Trump read the crisis of the West correctly? Are his warnings valid? Is not the Obama-Merkel vision of a New World Order a utopian fantasy? At the monument to the patriots of the Warsaw Uprising, Trump cited Poland as exemplar of how a great people behaves in a true national crisis. Calling the Polish people "the soul...
  • Liberals Can't Deal With A President Who Takes America's Side

    07/10/2017 5:36:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 10, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    Let me throw down this marker: The West is superior to the rest of the world in every significant way, we should aggressively back our allies over our enemies, and the guiding principle of our foreign policy should always be America’s interests. No apologies. No equivocation. No doubt.What are your questions?Well, if you're a normal American, you won't have any questions - these truths are self-evident. But if you're a progressive, you're gonna have a little sissy snit fit like so many libs did in the wake of the President’s triumphant Warsaw speech. There’s one thing that always sets...
  • Trump’s Defense of Western Civilization Is Resonating

    07/11/2017 5:39:29 PM PDT · by Kaslin
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 11, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: As you know, for the bulk of this week and much of last week I have been focusing on the assault on American civilization, American culture, Western civilization. And IÂ’ve been bouncing off of what I call a triumphant speech that Trump gave in Poland about this. And weÂ’ve been talking about the sheer hatred and panic that TrumpÂ’s speech was greeted with by people on the left who despise American culture. And I ran into a very, very good piece about American civilization, Western civilization over on Townhall by Kurt Schlichter, and I want to share it with...
  • Trump’s Stunner in Poland: An America and Europe First Speech for the Ages

    07/10/2017 4:32:13 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    CNS News ^ | July 10, 2017 | Fr Mark Pilon
    When I read the president’s speech in Warsaw the other day, I was stunned. Who could have “thunk” it? Certainly in my lifetime, I have never read a presidential address that caught me by such surprise. It was the context that grabbed me. Western civilization has a context, and that’s what has been missing from presidential addresses for a long, long time, perhaps with the exception of Ronald Reagan. But this speech seems to grasp the contextual situation much better than Reagan did in terms of the full scope of the struggle for survival going on in our world. A...
  • We’re Losing a Whole Generation of Young Men to Video Games

    07/08/2017 1:07:52 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 73 replies
    New York Post ^ | July 8, 2017 | Kyle Smith
    One night in the mid-1990s I tried out a computer game called “Civilization.” You started with a screen that was completely black, except for one square of land. As you pushed outward from this base, you’d make discoveries about the land around you and its inhabitants. You’d start to build a society, first primitive stuff like granaries, then advancing to roads and weapons. Trade-offs would arise: Should I build a library or a cannon? As your world advanced, you’d run into other civilizations. It was disconcerting to discover somebody else had a battleship while you were working with catapults. As...
  • Reagan’s 1982 Speech on Facing Down Threats to Western Civilization

    07/07/2017 7:27:40 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 7, 2017 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: I want to go back to the Ronald Reagan speech in 1982. We’re bouncing off Trump’s speech in Poland yesterday in which Trump pledged the Poles that the United States would not forsake them. America would be there to help them with their growth, their protection, their energy supplies. Right now most of Europe gets its natural gas and a lot of its oil from Russia, with pipelines that run through a number of different European Union countries. This allows Russia to have much leverage over the European Union. Because if he wants, Putin can simply close the pipeline....
  • Trump frames anti-terrorism fight as a clash of civilizations, defending Western culture

    07/06/2017 4:18:42 PM PDT · by Innovative · 20 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 6, 2017 | David Lauter and Brian Bennett
    President Trump’s speech in Warsaw cast the fight against terrorism as a clash of civilizations, adopting a framework that his two predecessors had determinedly avoided and linking it to his controversial policies on immigration.
  • LIVE STREAM: PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP MAJOR SPEECH IN WARSAW, POLAND 7/6/17 7:00 AM EDT

    07/06/2017 3:54:18 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 82 replies
    This may be the most important speech given by our president to date.
  • In Grand Warsaw Speech, Trump Vows To Lead "Fight For The West"

    07/06/2017 3:38:31 AM PDT · by Helicondelta · 26 replies
    axios.com ^ | 7/06/2017
    In Warsaw today (7:15 a.m. ET), President Trump delivers what the White House sees as one of the most important speeches of his presidency. He won't identify himself with the nationalist populist ruling party in Poland, but has something grander in mind. The president will present himself as the leader of the West during an address to thousands of Poles in a public square. Trump's team, led by senior policy adviser Stephen Miller, saw an opportunity to use the story of the Polish resistance as the setting for a new rallying cry to Western civilization. From Trump's text: "The fundamental...
  • Trump to say Western civilisation is at stake in Warsaw speech

    07/06/2017 2:01:47 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 29 replies
    BBC ^ | 23 minutes ago
    US President Donald Trump is to argue that the future of Western civilisation is at stake in a keynote speech in the Polish capital Warsaw. Holding up Poland as an example of a country ready to defend civilisation, he will warn against the threats of "terrorism and extremism". Poland's conservative government shares Mr Trump's hostile view of immigration and strong sense of sovereignty. Mr Trump is in Poland ahead of a G20 summit in Hamburg, Germany. "Because as the Polish experience reminds us - the defence of the West ultimately rests not only on means but also on the will...
  • Langfan on Israel

    04/05/2017 2:11:07 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    For the graphics in this segment please visit www.marklangfan.com/stakelbeckgraphics.html
  • Why Was Civilization So Late in Coming?

    03/02/2017 8:27:54 AM PST · by fishtank · 67 replies
    Creation-Evolution Headlines ^ | February 27, 2017 | crev.info staff
    Why Was Civilization So Late in Coming? Posted on February 27, 2017 According to evolutionists, modern man appeared 200,000 years ago, but civilization appeared only 8,000 years ago. We examine their explanations. An interesting question was asked on Quora and reproduced on Forbes.com: “Why Haven’t We Found Civilizations Older Than 7,000 — 8,000 years?” Taking the bat was Adam Wu, an evolutionary neurosurgeon from Saskatchewan. Here’s a synopsis of his answers:
  • 'Cannibal' prisoners 'feast on human flesh of fellow inmate'...26 killed in 10-day riot

    01/24/2017 7:31:40 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 18 replies
    mirror.co.uk ^ | Kelly-Ann MillsGerard Couzens
    The footage was recorded at Alcacuz Prison in the north eastern Brazilian city of Natal which is in the midst of a bloody riot as rival gangs attack each other. The bodies of some prisoners have been returned to their loved ones with their heads missing after they were decapitated. Only 22 victims of the horrific violence had been identified so far, with forensic experts still trying to determine who two heads, a forearm, an arm and a leg removed by the prison grounds belonged to. ... Elite military police are expected to move in shortly to help jail guards...
  • VANITY : Taking Out The Trash

    01/19/2017 9:31:30 PM PST · by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper · 23 replies
    VANITY | Max Friedman
    I walked through downtown DC today on my way to work. I could see the Lincoln Memorial, Tidal Basin, Holocaust Museum, Treasury Department, Air & Space Museum, the Smithsonian museums, the FBI headquarters, the Department of Justice, the Navy Memorial Center, statutes to historical figures, and still, the American flag. America was still here despite eight years of Marxist rule by a man who hated White America in-spite of the fact it gave him more blessings and opportunities than many Black Americans ever had. Barack Hussein Obama was many things, but a patriotic, America-loving person he was not, yet over...