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  • Mark Levin: “A Time To Stand”… (VIDEO)

    11/05/2018 8:21:30 AM PST · by a little elbow grease · 3 replies
    theconservativetreehouse.com ^ | 11/5/18 | sundance
    Mark Levin took the time during his opening segment last night to frame the importance of the midterm election. President Trump will leave nothing on the battlefield; he is working, campaigning and fighting on our behalf. Now, with the election less than 24 hours away, it is time for us to stand and take action…
  • Gosnell Movie Hits Hard

    10/09/2018 11:47:55 PM PDT · by karnage · 23 replies
    I went to the red carpet premiere of "Gosnell" tonight, at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills -- within shrieking distance of many bastions of showbiz liberalism: talent agencies, law firms, movie studios. But the film itself was made without the support of the entertainment-industrial complex. In fact, it was financed largely by small donors on social media. It tells the tale, in deadpan policier fashion, of the investigation and trial of Kermit Gosnell, an abortionist who initially attracted the attention of law enforcement not because he was killing born-alive infants, but rather because his unlicensed staff members were purchasing...
  • Cath Cauc:Woman with same-sex attraction begs Synod: Don’t change Church teaching on homosexuality

    10/06/2018 3:31:40 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | October 5, 2018 | John-Henry Westen
    22-year-old with same-sex attraction begs Synod: Don’t change Church teaching on homosexuality October 5, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – Avera Maria Santo, a 22-year-old woman who experiences same-sex attractions, wrote a powerful open letter to the bishops of the Catholic Church about the topic of homosexuality, which is being discussed at the Youth Synod currently underway in Rome. LifeSiteNews has learned that the letter is circulating among the Synod Fathers. “As someone who has not only grown up in the Church, but has also come to love her and her teachings for myself, I would hate to see her teachings altered in any...
  • The Courage to be Catholic

    08/26/2018 4:41:22 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 23 replies
    Google Books ^ | 2002 | George Weigel
    A Church with almost two thousand years of history behind it has inevitably passed through many moments of crisis and many moments of reform. In each instance when crisis-as-cataclysm has been transformed into crisis-as-opportunity, "reform" has meant a return to the Church's roots in order to better engage the spirit and the needs of a given time and place. "Reform," in the history of the Catholic Church, has meant retrieving, and developing often forgotten elements of the Church's tradition. It has not meant rejecting the past, or severing the present and the future from the past. Genuine "reform" has always...
  • Hart County grandmother kills rabid bobcat with bare hands

    06/15/2018 2:37:02 PM PDT · by sodpoodle · 40 replies
    Athens Banner-Herald ^ | 6/15/2018 | Wayne Ford
    A rabid bobcat recently attacked a Hart County grandmother in her yard, spurring a furious battle that ended with the cat’s strangulation death. “I thought, ‘Not today.’ There was no way I was going to die,” DeDe Phillips said Thursday as she recalled the attack that occurred June 7 at her home off Liberty Church Road. Phillips has begun a round of rabies shots at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. She also has a broken finger, and numerous bite and claw wounds to her hands, arms, chest and legs. “I’m very lucky,” the 46-year-old woman said. The unprovoked attack occurred about...
  • [Cath Cauc] Catholic priest who ministers to gays: God doesn’t make anyone gay

    05/25/2018 12:39:41 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 7 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | May 24, 2018 | Calvin Freiburger
    Scores of LGBT activists, some of them Catholic, have praised Pope Francis for allegedly saying God “made” certain people to be homosexual. At the same time, however, a Catholic priest and director of a ministry to same-sex attracted persons, has posted a video rebuttal to the ‘God made you gay’ argument.  Over the weekend, Chilean church abuse victim Juan Carlos Cruz said that the pope told him in a recent meeting, “that you are gay does not matter. God made you like this [...] You have to be happy with who you are.” The Vatican has refused to confirm, deny, or...
  • The Feminization of Everything Fails Our Boys

    05/23/2018 1:53:22 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies
    National Review ^ | May 9, 2017 | David French
    The second comes from The Atlantic’s Emma Green. Detailing the findings of a survey conducted by her magazine and the Public Religion Research Institute, she notes that 61 percent of white working-class men view college as a “risky gamble.” Green’s report contained this explanation: “The enduring narrative of the American dream is that if you study and get a college education and work hard, you can get ahead,” said Robert P. Jones, the CEO of PRRI. “The survey shows that many white working-class Amer­icans, especially men, no longer see that path available to them. . . . It is this sense of economic fatalism,...
  • The Consequence of Cowardice: America's Urgent Need for a Culture of Courage

    02/17/2018 7:28:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 17, 2018 | Michael Anthony
    Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, which left at least 17 people dead, again reminds us that all is not right in the land of the free and the home of the brave. If you have children in the public school system, you’ll probably offer up a special prayer tonight, and hug your child a little longer in the morning before you send him or her off to school. It takes courage to live in America these days – but not for reasons any of us anticipated just a few short years ago. We’ve long been suffering from...
  • Trump gets my vote for JFK’s ‘Profiles in Courage’ award

    02/06/2018 6:20:29 AM PST · by luke1825 · 9 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 2/6 | peter lucas
    If the Kennedys were brave and bold, they would choose President Donald Trump as the 2018 recipient of the JFK Profiles in Courage Award. It won’t happen, of course, but it should. Right now, the Kennedy Foundation is soliciting nominations on the internet which no doubt will be filed and ignored. The award is the annual prize given to a public person, often a politician, who risked everything in pursuit of the greater good of the country. If that doesn’t fit Trump, then nothing does. The award is named after the title of the book, Profiles in Courage, written by...
  • Trump supporter wears anti-abortion dress to Grammys

    01/28/2018 3:35:20 PM PST · by COBOL2Java · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/28/18 04:56 PM EST | BRETT SAMUELS
    <p>Singer Joy Villa, who last year made headlines by wearing a “Make America Great Again” dress to the Grammy Awards, arrived at this year’s event wearing an anti-abortion dress.</p> <p>Villa wore a white dress with a depiction of a fetus surrounded by a rainbow, and carried a handbag that read “Choose Life."</p>
  • New texts between ex-Mueller team members suggest they knew outcome of Clinton probe in advance

    01/21/2018 3:12:12 PM PST · by Hadean · 40 replies
    Fox News ^ | Jan. 21, 2018 | Samuel Chamberlain
    The Justice Department has given various congressional committees nearly 400 pages of additional text messages between two FBI officials who were removed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian officials. One of the newly discovered messages, lawmakers said, appeared to indicate that Peter Strzok and Lisa Page knew that charges would not be filed against Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as a result of the investigation into her email server -- before Clinton was interviewed by the bureau. [snip] One exchange between Strzok and Page, dated July 1, 2016, referenced then-Attorney General...
  • On Life, Death, and The Former America

    10/31/2017 7:41:13 PM PDT · by grundle · 8 replies
    rightwingconservativenewsblog.com ^ | October 19, 2017 | Jeffrey A. Friedberg
    On Life, Death, and The Former America October 19, 2017October 19, 2017 ~ rightwingconservativenewsblog By Jeffrey A. Friedberg, News Man “This Ain’t No Disco….”  The Rat Cage. George Orwell’s political thriller, “1984.”  If you’re here to zing me, you’re too late.You’re too late to Twitter me.Too late to destroy a non-existent reputation.Too late to get me fired from a non-existent job.Too late to isolate me from friends, family, and business—who are mostly dead or missing.Too late to fix me in place and ridicule me.Because I’m too old.In fact, I’m so old that I remember a time when America was still America....
  • The Courage of Cowards

    10/11/2017 5:23:00 PM PDT · by Rummyfan · 16 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 11 Oct 2017 | Dov Fischer
    Nobody displays it more vividly than the Hollywood pantheon.Approximately 15 years ago, I had a really sweet and cushy job. The job was easy. The hours very reasonable. The pay comfortable six figures. And, for people who did not know what the work environment was like, the job actually was quite prestigious. People begged me to help them get interviews there, to meet the power behind the throne, even just for phone access — just, please, the phone number. The problem was that I had to get out of there. The environment of the workplace was amazingly hostile to women....
  • Conservative, Inc., Is Being Replaced By Us Militant NormalsConservative, Inc.,

    09/25/2017 4:44:47 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 25, 2017 | Kurt Schlichter
    I guess now we’re not supposed to be fighting culture wars anymore – man, it’s so hard to keep up with these ever-changing new rules! I’m old enough to remember way back to 2016, before Trump got nominated, and I could have sworn Conservative Inc., was gung-ho for the whole culture war thing. But then Trump actually fought it, taking on the big, soft target that is the spoiled, semi-literate athletes who like to rub their contempt for the flag we love in our faces in the guise of woke wokedness. Now we suddenly discover that fighting back is horribly...
  • BOOM!! Protesters INTERRUPT Trump Assassination Play – RUSH STAGE (trc)

    06/16/2017 7:03:42 PM PDT · by Ciaphas Cain · 139 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 16, 2017 | Jim Hoft
    PROTESTER INTERRUPTS TRUMP ASSASSINATION PLAY IN CENTRAL PARK! SCREAMING “STOP LIBERAL VIOLENCE! — GOEBBELS WOULD BE PROUD! — YOU’RE A NAZI CROWD!!!” The Shakespeare in the Park rendition of Julius Caesar is still scheduled to play this weekend in Central Park after the shooting of GOP Rep. Scalise by a devout Bernie Sanders supporter.The New York Times and CNN’s parent company Time Warner are standing by their sponsorship of a play that depicts the brutal assassination of President Donald Trump, raising the question of whether the news reporting outlets should retain their credentials to cover and have access to President...
  • Quote of the day (vanity)

    05/24/2017 10:33:46 AM PDT · by Gman · 2 replies
    The Manchester Slaughter "Hope has two beautiful daughters; their names are Anger and Courage. Anger at the way things are, and Courage to see that they do not remain as they are." Saint Augustine
  • Hold Fast to the Right

    03/19/2017 6:40:53 AM PDT · by iontheball · 1 replies
    You Tube ^ | November 19. 2009 | The Isaacs
    Bluegrass Gospel - Hold Fast to the Right by the Isaacs. Daily Mail picture of proud President Trump departing WH with grandchildren: http://i.dailymail.co.uk/i/pix/2017/02/21/23/3D5E11C100000578-4246942-Three_of_Trump_s_grandchildren_are_Jewish_He_s_pictured_leaving_-a-11_1487720142338.jpg
  • Obama to Receive ‘Profiles in Courage’ Award [semi-satire]

    03/05/2017 9:08:46 AM PST · by John Semmens · 11 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 5 March 2017 | John Semmens
    The Kennedy Presidential Library’s annual “Profiles in Courage” Award for 2017 will go to former President Barack Obama. The Award, named after the 1957 Pulitzer Prize winning book ghost written for then Massachusetts Democratic Sen. John F. Kennedy, is given to individuals displaying extraordinary political courage by taking an unpopular course of action. The award ceremony will take place in May, when former First Daughter Caroline Kennedy and grandson of the late JFK, Jack Schlossberg, bestow the prize. “Faced with unrelenting adulation and widespread demands that he declare himself ‘president for life,’ President Obama courageously agreed to follow the law...
  • Obama to receive JFK foundation's 'Profile in Courage' award

    03/02/2017 12:26:26 PM PST · by PROCON · 33 replies
    cnn.com ^ | March 2, 2017 | Sophie Tatum
    Washington (CNN)Former President Barack Obama has been named the 2017 "Profile in Courage" award honoree by the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation. The foundation said Thursday it is recognizing Obama for "expanding health security for millions of Americans, restoring diplomatic relations with Cuba and leading a landmark international accord to combat climate change." The award, created in 1989, is given to a public official or group of public servants from any level of government each year "whose actions demonstrate the qualities of politically courageous leadership in the spirit of 'Profiles in Courage,' President Kennedy's 1957 Pulitzer prize-winning book," according to...
  • Bushwick Deliveryman Dishes Up Dominican Food — and a Pro-Trump Message

    02/24/2017 11:21:33 AM PST · by Oratam · 5 replies
    DNAInfo ^ | February 24, 2017 | By Gwynne Hogan
    He'll bring pernil, platano and a pro-Trump message right to your doorstep. Jose Peralta, a deliveryman for the Bushwick Dominican restaurant Alex Luncheonette, is so into making America great again that customers in the neighborhood are calling him "The Trump Guy." He comes to work at the Knickerbocker Avenue eatery each day with his fire engine-red Trump baseball cap and a pin from the president's campaign. The battered Toyota Corolla he zips around the neighborhood in is plastered with bumper stickers for Trump and the far-right website InfoWars. "They tell me I was the only one in Brooklyn that supported...