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  • Someone vandalized Richmond, VA Police Memorial

    07/14/2016 2:20:14 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 18 replies
    CBS 6 ^ | 7/13/2016
    A red, spray painted X was discovered on the Police Memorial statue in Richmond Wednesday morning. The words "JUSTICE FOR ALTON" were painted along the base of the memorial. Red paint also covered the faces of the officer and child on the statue. A red, spray painted X was discovered on the Police Memorial statue in Richmond Wednesday morning. The words "JUSTICE FOR ALTON" were painted along the base of the memorial. Red paint also covered the faces of the officer and child on the statue. On Tuesday, Richmond Police tweeted a photo of the memorial and thanked those who...
  • Muslim Migrant Screaming “It’s All Wrong!” Smashes Sacred Crucifix at Venice Church

    07/13/2016 1:09:20 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 29 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 07/13/2016 | Jim Hoft
    The young man of North African origin damaged an ancient Christian artifact at St. Jeremiah church in Venice. The Muslim man rushed into the church and threw the Crucifix to the floor. The Muslim broke the arms off the crucifix. Il Giornale reported: (translated) A young man of North African origin likely entered the church of St. Jeremiah and has heavily damaged the religious artifact. It was stopped by the caretaker and some faithful.“It’s wrong. It’s all wrong,” he kept repeating the young Muslims that this morning has created havoc in the church of St. Jeremiah , in Cannaregio, Venice...
  • [T]housands of children run over the graves of fallen soldiers from WWI’s Battle Of Verdun[tr]

    05/31/2016 6:23:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 26 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 30, 2016 | Peter Allen
    Images of thousands of laughing children jogging through one of the most sacred Great War battlefields in the world have caused outrage. They were taken on Sunday during commemorations at Verdun - scene of one of the bloodiest battles in military history. The Battle of Verdun between German and French troops lasted over 300 days, and saw the deaths of more than 300,000 soldiers on both sides in 1916.
  • Kentucky Man Arrested For Damaging Display of Memorial Day Crosses

    05/30/2016 7:21:59 PM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 33 replies
    msn ^ | 5/30.2016 | Katie Reilly
    A man in Henderson, Kentucky has been arrested, accused of damaging with a vehicle more than 150 crosses that were part of a Memorial Day display commemorating those serving in the military. Police said about 160 crosses were knocked down, and 20 were destroyed on Saturday, the Gleaner reported. They were part of a park display of 5,000 crosses that included the names of Henderson residents who have served in the military. Anthony Burrus, 27, was arrested after his vehicle was found parked with pieces of a cross in its tires. Burrus denied responsibility for the damage but said he...
  • Kentucky man caught with cross embedded in tires after Memorial Day display vandalism

    05/29/2016 2:27:11 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 56 replies
    WATE (ABC) ^ | 5/29/16
    Henderson Police Department made an arrest in a vandalism case after they found the suspect’s car with a cross and stake to hold the cross embedded in his tires. Anthony Lavelle Burrus, 27, charged with criminal mischief and leaving the scene of an accident. Burrus was arrested after police said a vehicle drove through the Memorial Day cross display at at 5:55 a.m. Saturday in Central Park in Henderson, Kentucky.
  • Vandals Deface Vietnam War Memorial In Venice

    05/28/2016 11:19:39 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 69 replies
    CBS Los Angeles ^ | May 27, 2016
    VENICE ( — Vandals defaced a memorial to Vietnam war veterans in Venice – an awful sight on this Memorial Day weekend. Stewart Oscars welled up as he looked at the vandalized mural located on Pacific Avenue near Sunset Court. It was covered in graffiti from end to end. “This knocked me out. So sickening. Just sadness…think of all these people. They’re gone,” Oscars said. “I remember the Vietnam war and how friends went to war, and bodies came back. Somehow, it has to be taught that this is not a good idea. This is actually stupid.” The memorial was...
  • Semi driver cited after rolling over graves at Abraham Lincoln VETERANS cemetery

    01/07/2016 1:59:46 PM PST · by KeyLargo · 23 replies
    HEARALD NEWS -Joliet ^ | Jan. 6, 2016
    Semi driver cited after rolling over graves at Abraham Lincoln VETERANS cemetery Updated: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 ELWOOD - Elwood police have cited a truck driver after he allegedly entered the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery and ran an 18-wheel semitrailer over the graves of three veterans. Disobeying the "No Truck" signs posted at the entrance to the cemetery off Route 53, the driver told police he was traveling Monday afternoon to a warehouse located at the nearby intermodal facility operated by CenterPoint Properties, according to a news release from Elwood initiative Safe Roads Illinois. Identified by Elwood Police Chief Fred...
  • Sacred Monkeys in the Vatican

    01/06/2016 3:26:50 PM PST · by ebb tide · 4 replies
    Catholic Family News ^ | 12/18/15 | John Vennari
    Our present generation of Rex Mottrum Catholics, rendered clueless and gullible by post-Conciliar leadership, thrill at Francis' ecological lightship --- one of the most preposterous and blasphemous jokes of all.
  • $10,000 Reward In Koran Burning Case [East Lansing, Michigan]

    09/18/2010 11:56:52 PM PDT · by Cindy · 53 replies ^ | Posted: Sep 15, 2010 12:27 PM | n/a
    SNIPPET: " It was found at the front door of the Islamic Center of East Lansing." SNIPPET: "The department is offering $10,000 for any information that would lead to the identification and prosecution of those responsible for this act. Those with information are asked to call Det. Sherief Fadly..."

    12/18/2015 5:19:38 PM PST · by ebb tide · 6 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | December 18, 2015 | JOSEPH HIPPOLITO
    In 1998, Father Herwig Arts told Gazet van Antwerpen how the (muslim) squatters remodeled Antwerp's Jesuit chapel: "(Immigrants) removed the tabernacle, (and) installed a television set and radios, depriving us of the opportunity to pray in our own chapel and say Mass. It has upset me very much. For me, the place has been desecrated. I feel I cannot enter it anymore." But as The Brussels Journal reported in 2006, "Father Arts was severely criticized for his comments. Today he remains silent, as do all Catholic priests."
  • MSNBC Correspondent Speaks Over The Star-Spangled Banner At Trump Rally In Alabama

    08/22/2015 3:56:10 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 16 replies
    I posted this last night, and this morning I'm still upset by it. YOU WILL BE TOO!!!!! Here is a great example of your class less MSNBC. Not only does this snarky bucktooth unknown reporter and her nerdy commentator have the class or dignity to shut up for one minute during the singing of our anthem, they ridicule what is going on, i.e. down playing the number of people there, "They were supposed to fill this stadium of 40,000, they'll be lucky to get half that, hahaha," but they also mock about what they think Trump is going to say,...
  • Group takes a shovel to Confederate General’s grave

    07/24/2015 7:58:31 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 26 replies
    News Channel 3 ^ | July 22, 2015 | Eryn Taylor
    Group takes a shovel to Confederate General’s grave Posted 10:18 pm, July 22, 2015, by Eryn Taylor MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A group was fed up with waiting, so they got a shovel and dug up a patch of grass next to Nathan Bedford Forrest’s grave and statue in a public park in the Medical District. The group says they wanted the statue and remains removed for a long time, because he was a Confederate soldier, a KKK leader and a slave trader. “If he’s gone, some of this racism and race-hate might be gone,” said Isaac Richmond with Commission on...
  • Impatient protesters begin digging up Confederate general’s grave themselves

    07/23/2015 5:55:02 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 100 replies
    American Mirror ^ | 7/23/15 | OLAF EKBERG
    A group of anti-Confederate protesters aren’t happy enough with the declaration by the city of Memphis that it wants to dig up and move the remains of Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest. They want it done now. A group surrounded a shovel Wednesday and ceremoniously removed a chunk of grass and soil.
  • Vandals Deface Confederate Memorial in Oklahoma City

    07/19/2015 12:00:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    KFOR ^ | JULY 16, 2015 | LESLIE RANGEL
    The Confederate debate is heating up once again, and now vandals have taken to defacing confederate soldier monuments at one metro cemetery. The Sons of Confederate Veterans is a group which only relatives of those who fought in the war can join. While they recognize that, today, the Confederate Flag is not popular, the group say it’s no excuse for defacing a memorial honoring soldiers who died. ‘Rest in peace’ is the purpose of cemeteries everywhere. But that peace was disturbed sometime Wednesday night into Thursday morning. “I want to be forgiving, but it really hurts us to have our...
  • Morales crucifix gift to Pope Francis causes stir (Our Lord on the Hammer and Sickle)

    07/10/2015 12:44:44 PM PDT · by mojito · 27 replies
    BBC ^ | 7/10/2015 | Unattributed
    A crucifix sculpted in the shape of a hammer and sickle presented to Pope Francis in Bolivia has caused a stir among Catholic commentators. The Pope was given the item, combining Catholic and communist symbols, by left-wing Bolivian President Evo Morales. One Catholic bishop suggested that Mr Morales had sought to "manipulate God". But while some reports said the Pope was taken aback by the present, the Vatican has played down any row. The crucifix was based on a design by Luis Espinal, a Jesuit Priest assassinated in 1980 by right-wing militia to whom Pope Francis paid tribute during his...
  • City Council unanimously approves removal of Nathan Bedford Forrest remains from municipal park

    07/08/2015 4:09:23 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 44 replies
    Fox 6 WBRC ^ | July 7, 2015 | Kontji Anthony
    The Memphis City Council approved a resolution to move the remains of Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Mayor Wharton said this is a movement designed to honor Forrest’s will and testament, in which his last wish was that he and his wife be buried at Elmwood Cemetery.
  • Frat boys spit on wounded vet, urinate on American flag

    04/24/2015 6:59:45 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 24, 2015 | Todd Starnes
    Investigations have been launched at two universities over accusations that fraternity members taunted wounded war heroes, urinated on an American flag, and spit on a wounded veteran and his service dog in Panama City Beach, Florida. The April 17 incident, involving Zeta Beta Tau fraternity members from the University of Florida and Emory University, has infuriated residents of Panama City. [Snip] ... the fraternity members were staying in the same resort [as 100 combat-wounded warriors and their spouses]– and caused a night of mayhem. The college kids made derogatory comments about the warriors’ wives, threw items off balconies and desecrated...
  • Flag made of firehoses sparks dispute in Portsmouth

    03/12/2015 6:27:45 PM PDT · by familyop · 16 replies
    The Virginian-Pilot ^ | 12MAR15 | Gary A. Harki
    Alternating red and white firehoses make up most of the piece. A thin blue line runs through its middle in support of law enforcement and emergency personnel...Watson is fuming that the display – which he says is a flag – can’t be hung in the commons area,...The judges deemed the piece to be artwork in support of a specific group – law enforcement and emergency workers...
  • Plausible Hypothesis on What Exactly the “Abomination of Desolation” Might Be

    02/28/2015 1:13:39 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 48 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | 2/26/15 | Ann Barnhardt
    I recently tweeted THIS PIECE on the attempts by Francis and his felonious thug toadies to execute a de facto abrogation of the Sixth Commandment, written under a nome de plume (or is that nome de guerre?) over at The Remnant Newspaper. When I read the author’s two concluding paragraphs, one thought entered my mind, and has not left since. That thought was, “Oh my gosh. THAT is the Abomination of Desolation.” First, let me quote the final two paragraphs from The Remnant’s piece: The gravity of this looming crisis cannot be overstated. If this proposal is adopted, it will...
  • Church Desecration: Tabernacle Broken Into and Consecrated Hosts Smeared with Excrement

    07/02/2014 12:28:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The Eponymous Flower ^ | June 5, 2014 | Giuseppe Nardi
    Milan - Again the Catholic Church has been a target of sacrilege. The scene of the crime was the Holy Cross Church of San Giorgio su Legnano, in Lombardy. Unknown vandals broke the tabernacle and threw the consecrated Hosts on the floor and smeared it with human excrement, with which they also defiled the altar. The statue of Our Lady of Sorrows they blackened with the soot of candles and hot wax was poured over her head. The face of suffering Jesus and the large cross was blackened, which is venerated in the church, and gave it its name. The...
  • [Hillary2016] Hillary Clinton praises Pussy Riot who desecrated Russian Orthodox cathedral

    04/10/2014 5:26:15 AM PDT · by topher · 12 replies ^ | Wed Apr 09, 2014 14:23 EST | by Kirsten Andersen
    NEW YORK CITY, April 9, 2014 ( – Former Secretary of State and likely Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton posed for pictures Friday with members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot, just months after they were released from prison after storming the sanctuary of a Moscow’s Cathedral of Christ the Saviour to mock Christianity. “Great to meet the strong & brave young women from #PussyRiot,” Clinton stated in a post accompanying one such photo on microblogging site Twitter. She praised them for “refus[ing] to let their voices be silenced.”
  • Temple Mount Activist: Only the People Can Stop Desecration

    12/25/2013 2:35:53 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    INN ^ | 12/25/2013, 12:02 PM | Ari Soffer
    A special Knesset committee which met yesterday to discuss the ongoing destruction of Jewish antiquities on the Temple Mount, saw MKs and Antiquities Authority officials debating how best to end the alarming phenomenon atop Judaism’s holiest site. The destruction of Jewish artifacts by the Islamic Waqf trust is seen by many observers as part of a concerted effort to Islamize the Temple Mount, by erasing all traces of the Jewish Temples. Islamist and Palestinian Authority figures have long denied the Jewish connection to the Temple Mount and Jerusalem in general, despite the wealth of archaeology and historical documentation to the...
  • Vandals trash pope picture at Brighton church (Mass.)

    12/02/2013 11:37:48 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 16 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | 12/2/13 | Laurel Sweet
    Police are appealing to the public to help them nab a pack of young hooligans suspected of vandalizing and desecrating a Brighton church by ripping to shreds a painting of the pope, destroying an organ and leaving behind a buffet of junk food in their path of destruction. A security video posted today on shows several youths loitering on the grounds of Our Lady of Presentation Church on Washington Street. ItÂ’s believed the break-in occurred between 3 p.m. Nov. 23 and 11:30 a.m. Nov. 25. Investigators said they found residue from two fire extinguishers covering a floor of the...
  • Not well-done: restaurant offers “communion burger”

    10/05/2013 2:56:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | October 3, 2013 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    I have no idea what this tastes like. But I can tell you this much: it’s tasteless. And offensive.Once again, popular culture deals with Christianity in a way it would never deal with any other major religion.From CNN’s Beliefs blog: A Chicago restaurant is pushing the boundaries of poor taste with its October Burger of the Month.Kuma’s Corner, a heavy-metal themed joint with an “Eat beef; bang your head” ethos, says its new burger is an homage to Ghost, a Swedish band that performs satanic songs in Catholic clerical garb.“The Ghost” burger features a “Communion wafer garnish,” a white, unleavened...
  • Public School Art Project Desecrates American Flag

    08/31/2013 4:44:17 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Fox News Radio ^ | August 30, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Students at a Kentucky high school were encouraged to step on an American flag that had been placed on the floor as part of an art display, outraging parents and students. The display at McCracken County High School, was a re-creation of “Dread” Scott Tyler’s 1989 installation titled “The Proper Way to Display an American Flag.” … As part of the art exhibit, students were encouraged to stand on the flag and write their reflections on how they felt standing on the flag. Local residents filled social networking sites with their outrage over the flag desecration with many calling for...
  • (Islam ... "The Religion of Peace") Girl’s Body Removed from Grave with Intent to Rape: Police

    07/03/2013 11:00:59 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 24 replies
    The Express Tribune (Pakistan) ^ | July 3, 2013 | Web Desk
    Girl’s body removed from grave with intent to rape: Police GUJRANWALA: A girl’s body was found lying outside the grave early Wednesday morning in Qila Didar Singh, Gujranwala, and was reportedly assaulted sexually. Chief Minister Punjab Shahbaz Sharif took notice of the incident, ordering an immediate investigation, Express News reported. Fifteen-year-old Zainab, daughter of Muhammad Munir, died of electrocution a day before and was buried by the family Tuesday night. Local residents found her body lying outside the grave early Wednesday morning and informed the family and the police. The police suspected that the body was taken out from the...
  • Lil Wayne: FLAG TRAMPLE WAS AN ACCIDENT I Didn't See It There

    06/18/2013 7:41:20 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 54 replies
    tmz ^ | 6/18 | tmz
    Lil Wayne is lying through his diamond-encrusted teeth ... claiming he didn't INTENTIONALLY step on the American flag during a video shoot ... despite the fact he can be seen looking down on Old Glory several times during the performance. Wayne just tweeted about his controversial video shoot for "God Bless Amerika" in New Orleans ... saying, "I didn't step on the flag on purpose! It's a scene in a video where the flag drops behind me and after it drop it's just there as I perform." Translation -- I swear it was an accident ... please don't hate me....
  • Lil' Wayne Stomps on U.S. Flag, Calls Country 'Godless America'

    06/17/2013 6:06:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/17/13 | staff
    Lil' Wayne's video for the song God Bless America features the outspoken star stomping on the American flag, according to footage taken during the video shoot. That's not all Lil' Wayne has to say about his homeland. The song's lyrics are equally blunt in their distaste for the country. "My country, tis of thee / Sweet land of kill them all and let them die / So God bless America, this so Godless America."
  • WATCH: Lil Wayne walks all over the American flag while filming latest music video

    06/17/2013 5:31:55 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 30 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 17, 2013 | Sasha Goldstein
    ... Filming for Lil Wayne’s “God Bless Amerika” music video in New Orleans is under scrutiny after a clip of his performance shows an oversized American flag drop to the street before Wayne tramples Old Glory as he raps ...
  • Elderly woman destroys 19th-century fresco with DIY restoration

    08/22/2012 9:48:26 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 98 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | August 22, 2012 | Amy Willis
    <p>Three separate photographs of “Ecce Homo” by painter Elias Garcia Martinez show extensive damage caused by an elderly woman who decided the masterpiece needed a little refurbishment.</p> <p>But in a time of austerity, rather than calling in a professional to complete the job, the unnamed woman attempted to restore the mural herself – at a devastating cost.</p>
  • Episcopal Church promotes the “T” in LGBT equation

    08/08/2012 10:46:05 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 28 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 30 2012 | Becky Garrison
    Commentators at the Wall Street Journal and the New York Times may decry the Episcopal Church as a place offering pet funerals but nothing for the faithful or failing to provide anything one cannot get from purely secular liberalism. These traditionalists appear to bemoan the loss of a 1950s-era church that promoted an Eisenhower-era civil religion replete with the cross draped in the American flag. While they wax nostalgia over a past that largely existed only in TV Land,.the Episcopal Church made history at its 77th triennial General Convention by passing two gender nondiscrimination resolutions. Led by a grassroots coalition...
  • A Cancer at the Heart of the Church

    05/08/2012 5:28:22 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 49 replies
    Courageous Priests ^ | April 17, 2012 | Fr. Mark Kirby
    A Cancer at the Heart of the Church How and why does this sort of thing happen? It causes me a piercing sorrow because it is emblematic of the widespread loss of faith in the adorable mystery of the Most Holy Eucharist that is a cancer at the heart of the Church. The Erosion of Faith Several years ago, in the context of a course I was teaching, I suggested that the erosion of faith in the Most Holy Eucharist was, in fact, fostered by a number of liturgical and disciplinary changes: – Minimalistic approach to the fast before Holy...
  • (Drug Raid Yields Tombstones) ... Tombstone Mystery in Drug Case

    08/17/2011 7:02:54 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 12 replies
    The Press-Enterprise ^ | Wednesday, August 17, 2011 | DARRELL SANTSCHI
    Tombstone mystery in drug case San Bernardino County Sheriff's investigators are left with a mystery following the discovery of 24 cemetery headstones in the backyard of a Loma Linda home they were searching for evidence in a drug case Tuesday. One of the headstones was tentatively traced to Montecito Memorial Park in Colton, sheriff's spokeswoman Cindy Bachman said. But a spokeswoman for the cemetery's parent company said workmen found a headstone in place on the grave in question. Lisa Marshall, spokeswoman for Service Corporation International, said no markers were reported missing and that the company is cooperating with investigators. Deputies...
  • Wisconsin Capitol protesters disrespect the Veterans Memorial

    02/26/2011 11:04:10 AM PST · by who knows what evil? · 39 replies
    You Tube ^ | February 25, 2011 | annalthouse
    At the Capitol on February 25, 2011, my husband and I confront protesters who are using the Veterans Memorial as a place to tape a lot of signs and pile up their stuff. They say that we are the first people to have a problem with it.
  • American Veteran Removes US Flag from beneath Mexican Flag [YouTube Link]

    01/03/2011 4:54:39 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 7 replies
    American Veteran Removes US Flag from beneath Mexican Flag
  • Woman with crowbar destroys blasphemous 'art'

    10/08/2010 12:49:16 PM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 59 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Culture ^ | Oct. 8, 2010 | Staff
    A Montana woman faces criminal charges after she used a crowbar to destroy a blasphemous exhibit at a gallery in Colorado. Kathleen Folden was arrested after she smashed an exhibit that depicted Jesus in a lewd act. The exhibit, by artist Enrique Chagoya of Stanford University, had caused outrage among Christians.
  • Ground Zero Mosque center may get public financing

    08/27/2010 3:57:14 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Reuters/Daily Caller ^ | 8-27-10 | Joan Gralia
    The Muslim center planned near the site of the World Trade Center attack could qualify for tax-free financing, a spokesman for City Comptroller John Liu said on Friday, and Liu is willing to consider approving the public subsidy. The Democratic comptroller’s spokesman, Scott Sieber, said Liu supported the project. The center has sparked an intense debate over U.S. religious freedoms and the sanctity of the Trade Center site, where nearly 3,000 perished in the September 11, 2001 attack. “If it turns out to be financially feasible and if they can demonstrate an ability to pay off the bonds and comply...
  • [CATHOLIC / ORTHODOX CAUCUS] Carbondale Church desecrated by theft

    08/06/2010 7:08:24 AM PDT · by markomalley · 10 replies
    Scranton Times Tribune ^ | 8/6/2010 | JEREMY G. BURTON
    A golden container and the hosts for Holy Communion inside it were stolen during an overnight break-in Tuesday at St. Rose of Lima Church in Carbondale. Called the ciborium, it was the only thing taken. The theft rendered the building desecrated under Catholicism, in which practitioners believe the hosts change into the body of Jesus Christ. On Wednesday afternoon, Bishop Joseph C. Bambera led a ritual ceremony and celebrated Mass to rededicate and bless St. Rose. Monsignor David L. Tressler, the church's pastor, described the Catholic community as stunned and hurt. There is a "real sense of violation," and it...
  • N. Korea threatens to stop preserving remains of U.S. soldiers

    04/05/2010 1:56:10 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies · 621+ views
    Yonhap News ^ | 04/05/10
    N. Korea threatens to stop preserving remains of U.S. soldiers SEOUL, April 5 (Yonhap) -- North Korea threatened Monday to stop preserving the remains of U.S. soldiers killed during the 1950-53 Korean War, pressing Washington to resume its search regardless of a nuclear standoff between the two countries. A joint excavation, which had been a source of hard currency for the impoverished North, came to a halt in 2005 due to tension over Pyongyang's nuclear arms ambitions. The U.S. estimates about 8,000 of its soldiers are buried in the North. The two sides held talks in January about resuming the...
  • DNC Uses Flag Desecration Video to Raise Funds

    10/29/2009 8:51:31 AM PDT · by MestaMachine · 51 replies · 4,323+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Thursday, October 29, 2009 |
    A Democratic fundraising video on President Obama's political Web site shows an American flag mural being covered in graffiti and desecrated with slogans about health care reform. As a heart monitor beeps ominously in the background, a graffiti artist paints over the Stars and Stripes with phrases criticizing opposition to the Democratic legislation, including "profit over life" and the crossed-out words "death panel." The whole flag is eventually smeared with paint and blacked out. One of 20 finalists in the Democratic National Committee's "Health Reform Video Challenge," the video shows the Los Angeles-based graffiti artist "Saber" at work, according to...
  • American Flags = Garbage (Obama supporters trampling them as trash)

    01/22/2009 7:35:26 AM PST · by Behind Liberal Lines · 37 replies · 2,179+ views
    National Review ^ | 01/21 11:00 PM | [Greg Pollowitz]
    Stay classy Obamatons. The New York Times reports: "Over 300 workers with brooms marched alongside vacuum trucks that looked like Zambonis, all plowing through more than 100 tons of paper, plastic water bottles, newspapers, food wrappers and hundreds of tiny American flags left behind." Trampling American flags into the ground during an inauguration is now the highest form of patriotism.
  • U.S. Flag Desecration by Obama suppporters

    01/18/2009 2:21:28 PM PST · by rxsid · 21 replies · 1,041+ views
    The Obama File ^ | 1/18/2009 | rxsid
    "US Flag Code: "The flag should never have placed upon it, nor on any part of it, nor attached to it any mark, insignia, letter, word, figure, design, picture, or drawing of any nature." They are only following their messiah's example. After all, Obama's supporters are proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to repeal the twenty-second article of amendment, thereby removing the limitation on the number of terms an individual may serve as President. Is Obama planning on doing a Chavez? Oh, and Obama says we need a new Declaration of Independence too." Current top...
  • Prop 8 Protestors Vandalize Church

    01/04/2009 11:03:11 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 28 replies · 1,757+ views
    KGO ^ | Sunday, January 04, 2009
    Vandals spray-painted swastikas on a Catholic church in San Francisco's Castro District Saturday night. It appears the vandals are upset about the Catholic church's support of Proposition 8, which made same-sex marriage illegal in California. But, the Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church on Diamond Street is gay-friendly. Many parishioners voted against Prop 8 and they are upset their church was targeted. "We're very disturbed by the hierarchy's support of the Yes on Eight Campaign. We've been in conversation with the bishop, which is the way I think we need to handle it. I think Catholic teaching shows us we're all...
  • Bodies of Hamas leader's children paraded as group promises 'painful' revenge for their deaths

    01/03/2009 6:49:27 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 73 replies · 2,182+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | 03rd January 2009 | Daily Mail Reporter
    Bodies of Hamas leader's children paraded as group promises 'painful' revenge for their deaths By Daily Mail Reporter Last updated at 1:23 PM on 03rd January 2009 The bodies of a senior Hamas leader's small children were today ghoulishly paraded through the streets of Gaza as the group pledged to avenge their deaths. Nizar Rayan, his four wives and 10 of his children were all killed by in an Israeli air strike on his home after he ignored warnings they should go into hiding. In grisly scenes, mourners held up the bloodied bodies of the children to the cameras in...
  • Another desecration (This Time in Delaware)(Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)

    08/14/2008 8:51:33 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 26 replies · 114+ views
    Is Anybody There? (blog) ^ | 8/12/2008 | n/a
    This time it was a vandalism on a Catholic Church, St. Michael's, in Georgetown. "Thieves broke into St. Michael the Archangel in Georgetown last weekend, tore the tabernacle from the wall, took it outside and threw it on the ground. Communion wafers were scattered around, and a chalice and monstrance were stolen." "Inside, screens on the parish hall were cut, stands that held memorial candles were overturned and donation boxes were broken into." There is a special ritual, "Reconciliation of a Desecrated Church", that needs to be performed before the Church can be used again. The suspicion is that it...
  • Face of the New Atheism (Nat. Cath. Register Interview of P.Z. Myers) (Catholic Caucus)

    08/12/2008 8:39:39 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 27 replies · 180+ views
    National Catholic Register ^ | 8/5/2008 | Jeff Gardner
    I never expected to become the one Catholic journalist to be granted an interview with Paul Zachary (PZ) Myers.... “Professor Myers, there is a palpable level of hatred towards religion on your blog,” I told him. “What’s the source?” “Oh, it’s not hatred,” he said. “It’s contempt.” So began my conversation with PZ Myers.... ...“I was brought up as a casual Lutheran and left the church when I was 14,” he said.... That Myers has the equivalent of a junior high school education in religion is glaring. He understands little about the history and function of the Catholic Church and...
  • The Great Desecration [Professor boasts of desecrating Eucharist and Koran]

    07/24/2008 8:01:47 PM PDT · by AHerald · 80 replies · 176+ views
    Pharyngula Blog ^ | 7/24/08 | PZ Myers
    I pierced it with a rusty nail (I hope Jesus's tetanus shots are up to date). And then I simply threw it in the trash, followed by the classic, decorative items of trash cans everywhere, old coffeegrounds and a banana peel. My apologies to those who hoped for more, but the worst I can do is show my unconcerned contempt. By the way, I didn't want to single out just the cracker, so I nailed it to a few ripped-out pages from the Qur'an and The God Delusion. They are just paper. Nothing must be held sacred. Question everything. God...
  • Minnesota Professor Pledges to Desecrate Eucharist

    07/10/2008 7:28:58 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 228 replies · 514+ views
    Catholic League ^ | 7/10/2008 | n/a
    Paul Zachary Myers, a professor at the University of Minnesota Morris, has pledged to desecrate the Eucharist. He is responding to what happened recently at the University of Central Florida when a student walked out of Mass with the Host, holding it hostage for several days. Myers was angry at the Catholic League for criticizing the student. His post can be accessed from his faculty page on the university’s website. Here is an excerpt of his July 8 post, “It’s a Frackin’ Cracker!”: “Can anyone out there score me some consecrated communion wafers?” Myers continued by saying, “if any of...
  • 'Body Of Christ' Snatched From Church, Held Hostage By UCF Student (Catholic Caucus)

    07/06/2008 9:43:53 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 104 replies · 315+ views ^ | 7/5/2008 | n/a
    A University of Central Florida student, upset religious groups hold church services on public campuses, is holding hostage the Eucharist, an object so sacred to Catholics they call it the Body of Christ. Church officials say UCF Student Senator Webster Cook was disruptive and disrespectful when he attended Mass held on campus Sunday June 29. It was during that Mass where Cook admits he obtained the Eucharist.... A church leader was watching, confronted Cook and tried to recover the sacred bread. Cook said she crossed the line and that's why he brought it home with him. "She came up behind...
  • Marriage for All at All Saints Church (Episcopalians Begin Gay Marriages)

    05/22/2008 5:39:17 PM PDT · by kaehurowing · 38 replies · 137+ views
    An Inch At A Time ^ | May 22, 2008 | All Saints Church, Pasadena
    Marriage for All at All Saints Church Press Release sent from All Saints Church, Pasadena this afternoon: All Saints Church, Pasadena rector, J. Edwin Bacon, Jr., announced today that the church will treat equally all couples presenting themselves for the rite of marriage. The announcement followed a special meeting of the All Saints Church Vestry, which unanimously adopted a “Resolution on Marriage Equality” [below] in response to the May 15, 2008 ruling of the California Supreme Court. “Today’s decision is consistent with All Saints Church, Pasadena’s identity as a peace and justice church,” said Bacon, following the historic vote. “It...