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  • Halal USA

    11/30/2011 8:52:38 AM PST · by bayouranger · 33 replies
    Familysecuritymatters.com ^ | 11-28-11 | Gadi Adelman
    Back on March 1, 2010, almost 2 years ago I wrote, “What is happening here is no different than what happened in Europe. Well, maybe a bit different, I think, because in Europe Sharia was creeping into the society and here it is steamrolling.” No matter how many examples I give, no matter how much occurs day after day in this country, there are still those that say “Creeping Sharia, is not happening here”. Well, I guess that’s true, it’s not ‘creeping’. According to one dictionary the word ‘creep’ is defined as, to approach slowly, imperceptibly, or stealthily When it...
  • Barney, Banking and Brothels

    11/30/2011 7:13:53 AM PST · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/29/2011 | Joseph Mattera
    The man who was complicit in bringing the American economy to its knees in 2008 won’t go down as, well, the man who was complicit in bringing the American economy to its knees. Not if the “mainstream” media has anything to do with it, that is. After his announcement that he won’t seek reelection, the Washington Post heralded the disheveled congressman Barney Frank​ as leaving a “legacy that crosses from legislative cornerstones to political confrontations to a historic place as the nation’s most prominent gay lawmaker.” The paper continued: “On the left, Frank was a hero both for his...
  • Hear Evolutionists/Atheists Themselves on Evil & Ethics (like Rape for Instance)

    11/21/2011 9:46:01 AM PST · by SeanG200 · 89 replies
    Religio-Poltical Talk (RPT) ^ | 11-21-2011 | Papa Giorgio
    A new audio added to my mix of videos in regards to evolutionary ethics and rape. Richard Dawkins in an honest moment.
  • Parents: Cursing baby doll should not be sold (FReeper Parental Warning)

    ORLANDO, Fla. - Nationally sold baby dolls are causing a controversy because some say the toys utter a bad word. The "You & Me Interactive Triplets," which are being sold at Toys R Us stores in Orlando, are causing the uproar because one of the dolls can be heard saying what appears to be the phrase, "Hey, crazy b****." "Oh, absolutely. She's calling them a crazy b****," Kathy Wetter said. The dolls are recommended for children ages 2 and older, and there is no warning of explicit language on the packaging. Toys R Us said it has received a number...
  • Penn State: The Banality of Collective Evil

    11/16/2011 7:42:40 AM PST · by UltraConservative · 16 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | 11-16-11 | Ben Shapiro
    When the Israeli government captured Nazi mass murderer Adolf Eichmann, journalist Hannah Arendt was struck by the fact that Eichmann appeared to be a nondescript accountant type. He was not highly intelligent, and he did not appear to be particularly vicious. This led Arendt to the conclusion that anyone could, under the right ideological circumstances, become evil. Evil, she said, was banal. This was an exaggeration of the case. Eichmann was a willing executioner of Hitler's orders; he identified deeply with Hitler's anti-Semitism. He was not just a cog in the system, he was an active system-maker. But there is...
  • Obama's Crude Chutzpah

    11/15/2011 4:09:19 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 11-15-11 | Aaron Glodstein
    Over the weekend at the Asia-Pacific Economic Coperation (APEC) Summit in Honolulu, President Obama raised a few eyebrows when he criticized a lack of ingenuity on the part of Americans in attracting foreign investment: But we've been a little bit lazy, I think, over the last couple of decades. We've kind of taken for granted -- well, people will want to come here and we aren't out there hungry, selling America and trying to attract new business into America. President Obama's choice of words was at best peculiar and at worst pedantic. Forty-eight hours earlier, the Obama Administration delayed approval...
  • Islamists Take Over Egypt

    11/13/2011 5:52:12 AM PST · by IbJensen · 25 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 11/11/2011 | Khaled Abu Toameh
    Library of Alexandria to Be Burned Again; Food for Half-Price The Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt, the largest and most significant library of the ancient world, is now being targeted by radical Muslims who seek to replace it with a mosque. Radical Islamic groups claim that the library's art programs, which include music and ballet dancing, spread "depravity" in Egyptian society. » If you like this article, please subscribe to our daily newsletter Library_of_Alexandria_great_hallThe Islamist campaign against the library is taking place under the looking eyes of Egypt's military dictators, who are burying their heads in the sand and...
  • The EU's architects never meant it to be a democracy ( Greece, Italy Taken Down)

    11/12/2011 3:26:42 PM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 15 replies
    http://www.telegraph.co.uk ^ | November 12 2011 | Christopher Booker
    The rise of a "technocracy" was always part of the plan for Europe. So, as headlines scream that vain bids to save the euro threaten us with “Armageddon”, the EU’s ruling elite has toppled two more elected prime ministers, to replace them with technocratic officials who can be trusted to do Brussels’s bidding. The new Greek prime minister, Lucas Papademos, was the man who, as head of Greece’s central bank, fiddled the figures to enable Greece to get into the euro (against the rules) in the first place – before being rewarded with a senior post in the European Central...
  • Governor Corbett "very proud" of Penn State students

    11/12/2011 9:20:07 AM PST · by sand lake bar · 139 replies · 1+ views
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  • Obama and Sarkozy Are Appeasers to Evil

    11/10/2011 6:19:42 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11-10-11 | Michael Goodwin
    Welcome to the High School of Catty Leaders, where the barbs at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu count as first-rate global gossip -- and so much more. AP Nov. 4, 2011: This image from French TV shows the TV interview with French President Nicolas Sarkozy, left, and U.S. President Barack Obama, in Cannes, France, during a national TV broadcast. For one thing, the exchange, inadvertently heard by reporters at the G-20 summit, stayed secret for several days because the reporters agreed it should. How’s that for brave and independent journalism? Quislings with press passes is more like it. Yet the...
  • Unlicensed doctor pleads in Philly abortion case

    11/04/2011 5:14:55 AM PDT · by Pinkbell · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | November 3, 2011 | MARYCLAIRE DALE
    An unlicensed doctor pleaded guilty on Thursday to third-degree murder in the deaths of two late-term babies who were born alive and then killed with scissors at a filthy Philadelphia abortion clinic. Steven Massof, 49, of Pittsburgh, pleaded guilty to two counts of third-degree murder, murder conspiracy and other charges. Massof testified to a grand jury that he snipped the spines of more than 100 babies after seeing them breathe, move or show other signs of life. "Severing the spinal cords of moving, breathing babies outside their mothers' wombs was, according to Massof, 'standard procedure,'" the grand jury report centered...
  • Italy Faces Up to the Evil Within

    11/02/2011 9:35:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Front Page ^ | 11/2/11 | Bruce Bawer
    There is no question that anti-Semitism in Europe has been on the rise during the last few years. The European left, for a range of reasons, has gotten into the habit of viewing Israel, and by extension all Jews, as the foremost challenge to peace on earth and goodwill toward men. As Europe’s Islamic communities have expanded, moreover, and their members grown less and less shy about expressing – and acting upon – their opinions, the articulation of anti-Semitic sentiments and the commission of anti-Semitic acts by young Muslim men has increased accordingly. While all this has been going on,...
  • Connecticut High School Students Walk Out on Homosexual Play

    10/26/2011 6:09:38 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    The New American ^ | October 25, 2011 | Dave Bohon
    Students from a public high school in Hartford, Connecticut, walked out on a school assembly after realizing that the play they were seeing had a homosexual theme and included a kiss between two boys. The play, entitled Zanna, Don’t, is a musical set in a universe where homosexuality is normal behavior, while heterosexuals must remain “in the closet” with their relationships. According to Baptist Press News, the play, which was produced by a local community theater and included high school and college actors, was performed for the student body at Hartford Public High School, “and kids weren’t given the option...
  • Basement Dungeon Ring-Leader Linked to 50 People in Three States

    10/17/2011 6:45:49 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 46 replies
    ABC News ^ | 10/17/2011 | COLLEEN CURRY and JACK CLOHERTY (@jjclo)
    The woman accused of keeping four handicapped adults chained in a Philadelphia basement and stealing their Social Security checks may have done the same thing to victims in Florida, Virginia and Texas, Philadelphia police said today. *snip* (hate to butcher article but have to in this case..I apologize) She was charged with beating the man with a hammer, tying him up in a closet with only three meals over the course of two months, and beating him with broomsticks, according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. When he died, his body was stuffed into a plastic bag and dumped it in an...
  • White House met with three Romney advisors to draft Obamacare

    10/11/2011 12:09:46 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 61 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10-11-11 | Jordan Bloom
    The Obama administration may have relied much more heavily on Romney’s Massachusetts healthcare legislation as a blueprint for Obamacare than was previously believed. White House visitor logs obtained by NBC News revealed that three of Romney’s healthcare advisers had up to a dozen meetings with senior administration officials, including one in the Oval Office presided over by President Barack Obama. “They really wanted to know how we can take that same approach we used in Massachusetts and turn that into a national model,” MIT economist and Romney healthcare adviser Jon Gruber told NBC. What’s more, the records show Gruber was...
  • The End of Evil? Neuroscientists suggest there is no such thing. Are they right?

    10/07/2011 8:13:12 PM PDT · by Jacob Kell · 44 replies
    Slate ^ | Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, | Ron Rosenbaum
    Is evil over? Has science finally driven a stake through its dark heart? Or at least emptied the word of useful meaning, reduced the notion of a numinous nonmaterial malevolent force to a glitch in a tangled cluster of neurons, the brain? Yes, according to many neuroscientists, who are emerging as the new high priests of the secrets of the psyche, explainers of human behavior in general. A phenomenon attested to by a recent torrent of pop-sci brain books with titles like Incognito: The Secret Lives of the Brain. Not secret in most of these works is the disdain for...
  • A Catholic Response to Homosexuality

    10/06/2011 5:47:32 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    TFP ^ | 9/23/2011 | Michael Drake
    Interview with the Most Reverend John C. Nienstedt, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis, by Michael Drake Archbishop John Clayton Nienstedt was born in March 1947, in Detroit, Mich. Following his studies at Sacred Heart Major Seminary in Detroit, and the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome, he was ordained to the priesthood in July 1974, at Sacred Heart Church, Dearborn, Mich. In May 2008, Pope Benedict XVI appointed him Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Since June of this year, Archbishop Nienstedt has being urging support for an amendment to the constitution of Minnesota to protect marriage as the union...
  • Kids run for cover as gunman fires shots near Issaquah High

    09/24/2011 11:25:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 28 replies
    KING 5 News ^ | Posted on September 24, 2011 at 12:16 PM Updated today at 6:25 PM | n/a
    ISSAQUAH, Wash. – A witness says kids ran for cover under bleachers as a guman fired shots near Issaquah High School. Police shot and killed the lone gunman. No one else was hurt. The man, said to be in his 50s...
  • Facebook Crawled my Computer??

    09/30/2011 5:12:55 AM PDT · by Chickensoup · 65 replies
    09.30.11 | chickensoup
    This morning I opened my Facebook page, checked on the kids and closed it. When I opened my page, I was stunned to see a friend suggestion that was a woman who I email occasionally for business purposes. We had no connecting people displayed. The only way the FB could have linked her to me is through my email list which is in outlook. It looks like they crawled or downloaded my email addresses. I understand that it is a service they provide, but it is never one that I have accepted, because it is creepy. Is there a way...
  • BREAKING: Obama proposes letting the jobless sue for discrimination

    09/28/2011 7:52:11 AM PDT · by Scythian · 102 replies
    Advocates for the unemployed have cheered a push by the Obama administration to ban discrimination against the jobless. But business groups and their allies are calling the effort unnecessary and counterproductive. The job creation bill that President Obama sent to Congress earlier this month includes a provision that would allow unsuccessful job applicants to sue if they think a company of 15 more employees denied them a job because they were unemployed. The provision would ban employment ads that explicitly declare the unemployed ineligible, with phrases like "Jobless need not apply." As The Lookout has reported, such ads appear to...
  • Same-sex “Marriage”: Accept it or Resign!

    09/27/2011 11:59:59 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 50 replies
    TFP ^ | 9/21/2011 | John Horvat II
    When the New York state legislature rammed through a law “legalizing” same-sex “marriage” this last summer, countless New Yorkers disagreed with the decision. Among them were Christian town clerks who could not in good conscience sign marriage licenses for a union they consider sinful. Clauses were written in the law that supposedly protect clergy from being forced to act against their faith. However, such clauses do not apply to town clerks or any other government official. Clerks are told point blank, either accept the law, or resign. Town clerk Rose Marie Belforti of Ledyard, New York found out the hard...
  • Are You Teaching People to Treat You Badly?

    09/22/2011 2:02:51 PM PDT · by Revolting cat! · 24 replies
    Psychology Today ^ | Clifford N. Lazarus
    Sally's husband was often abusive. One morning, over breakfast, Hank began yelling at her because she was on the phone instead of keeping him company. Later, after Hank went to work, Sally picked up his shirts from the laundry, ran some other errands for him, and decided to cook his favorite dish for dinner. Do you think Sally did the right thing? Sally, alas, believed that if she could only create an ideal loving home atmosphere, her husband's abusiveness would stop. Unfortunately, she was in fact rewarding her husband's negative behavior. In response to his outbursts, Hank found his chores...
  • The Texas Murder That Shook America: James Byrd’s Condemned Killer Speaks Out

    09/20/2011 9:07:13 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 46 replies
    KENS5 ^ | September 20, 2011 | Doug Miller
    Beneath the guard towers and behind the razor wire of a Texas prison, Lawrence Brewer lifts his arm to display his racist tattoos. “Like a cross burning and an intertwined KKK,” he explains, showing off the images cut into his flesh that turned his body into a billboard for hate. His worldview of racial relations came from an earlier stint in prison. “Watching the blacks and the Mexicans and other races literally beat people near death. So I came out after four years of that, with that mentality,” he said. What he did after he came out of prison made...
  • A Told You So Moment in Maryland

    09/20/2011 2:18:13 PM PDT · by 92nina · 7 replies
    ATR ^ | 2011-09-19 | Will Upton
    ...Maryland raised approximately $6 million in July from the increase in the sales tax on alcohol (from 6% to 9%). If the new revenue in July turns out to be the monthly average, it would add approximately $72 million a year, less than the $85 million projected, when the increase was approved.ATR sounded the alarm this past April, noting that the alcohol tax increase was poor policy. Simply put, lifestyle taxes on alcohol and tobacco rarely fulfill their revenue projections and are neither a sustainable nor stable tax base. When Washington, D.C. increased the city’s cigarette taxes, they actually saw...
  • Florida Officials: EPA is Putting State Through Water Torture

    09/18/2011 3:33:05 PM PDT · by Brilliant · 18 replies
    Sunshine State News ^ | August 9, 2011 | Kenric Ward
    State and regional water officials poured criticism on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday, calling the EPA's proposed pollution standards heavy-handed, overly expensive and indefensibly "poor science." Appearing at a congressional hearing conducted by U.S. Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Ocala, a cavalcade of water experts disputed the EPA's tactics and questioned its motives. Paul Steinbrecher, president of the Florida Water Environment Association Utility Council, said the EPA's numeric nutrient criteria are "rooted in poor science." "It was done to settle a lawsuit, not to meet an environmental need. Setting criteria for the entire state in an unrealistic time frame, they found...
  • Islamic Sexuality: A Survey of Evil (Parts 1-4)

    09/16/2011 6:08:39 AM PDT · by wtd · 36 replies · 1+ views
    Barnhardt Capital Management ^ | 9/15/2011 | Ann Barnhardt
    Islamic Sexuality: A Survey of Evil (Parts 1-4)"Here it is. Thanks to Mara and Jack at FreedomTalkNetcast.com for the photography and editing. Extreme disturbing content warning. Not safe for work. Not appropriate for children. Not appropriate for anyone, but mature adults [who] need to know the truth about these things. Video links to parts 1-4 of Ann Barnhardt's lecture: Islamic Sexuality: A Survey of Evil (Part 1 of 4)Islamic Sexuality: A Survey of Evil (Part 2 of 4)Islamic Sexuality: A Survey of Evil (Part 3 of 4)Islamic Sexuality: A Survey of Evil (Part 4 of 4) This is in the...
  • BIBLICAL ETHICS ~ Did God Kill Children? (Second Kings 2:23-25)

    09/13/2011 6:13:40 AM PDT · by SeanG200 · 9 replies
    Religio-Poltical Talk (RPT) ^ | 9-12-2011 | Papa Giorgio
    ....One last point before we bullet point the complete idea behind the Holy and Rightful judgement from the Judge of all mankind. there were 42 persons killed by two bears. Obviously this would require many more than 42 people. Why? What happens when you have a group of ten people and a bear comes crashing out of the bushes in preparation to attack? Every one will immediately scatter! In the debate I pointed out that freezing 42 people and allowing the bears time to go down the line to kill each one would be even more of a miracle than...
  • The day evil announced its presence [America could no longer remain adrift on a sea of relativity]

    09/11/2011 4:17:09 AM PDT · by rhema · 12 replies
    Minneapolis Star Tribune ^ | Katherine Kersten
    As dawn broke on Sept. 11, 2001, America was asleep -- believing itself to be prosperous, safe and secure. Hours later, we gazed in horror and disbelief as the Twin Towers collapsed in a maelstrom of flame, smoke and debris. What did we learn? First and foremost, that there is evil -- real evil -- in the world. Evil regularly resurfaces in history. A generation ago, it took the form of the Soviet menace, and before that, of Hitler and his gas chambers. On Sept. 11, it crashed in on us in New York City, where it destroyed our complacent...
  • LGBT a 'desirable' trait at UCC-affiliated college

    08/30/2011 7:25:22 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 36 replies
    One News Now ^ | 8/29/2011 | Bob Kellogg
    Is being lesbian, "gay," bisexual, or transgender a special talent? FRC's Peter Sprigg says a church-affiliated college in Illinois apparently thinks so. Elmhurst College in suburban Chicago has added to its application form a question regarding sexual orientation, making it the first school in the U.S. to do so. Reportedly in an effort to increase campus diversity, the 3,000-plus-student school is asking applicants: "Would you consider yourself to be a member of the LGBT community?" (See earlier story) Peter Sprigg of the Family Research Council says the school is treating those who identify themselves as homosexual as a privileged class....
  • 7 Reasons Why Liberals Are Incapable of Understanding The World

    08/23/2011 6:46:56 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 23, 2011 | John Hawkins
    To understand the workings of American politics, you have to understand this fundamental law: Conservatives think liberals are stupid. Liberals think conservatives are evil. — Charles Krauthammer Even liberals who've accomplished a lot in their lives and have high IQs often say things on a regular basis that are stunningly, profoundly stupid and at odds with the way the world works. Modern liberalism has become so bereft of common sense and instinctually suicidal that America can only survive over the long haul by thwarting the liberal agenda. In fact, liberalism has become such a toxic and poisonous philosophy that most...
  • Victim's Mother: 'I Want To Kill The Man'

    08/20/2011 6:53:02 AM PDT · by Morgana · 69 replies
    http://www.wlky.com/news/28914195/detail.html ^ | 8/20/2011 | By Steve Tellier/WLKY
    Darrell McHargue Charged In Connection With Boy's Rape SHEPHERDSVILLE, Ky. -- A 48-year-old Shepherdsville man is accused of raping a 12-year-old boy in the woods a few miles from his home. The rape took place Saturday night, police said. The suspect was arrested and charged with first-degree rape just hours later, but he has since posted bond and been released to house arrest, leaving the young victim's mother outraged. "My son calls my husband, his dad answers the phone and he says, 'Dad, I've been raped, get down here,'" said the victim's mother, who asked that WLKY not reveal her...
  • Police: La. man decapitated disabled son, 7

    08/15/2011 7:58:04 PM PDT · by EBH · 23 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8/15/11
    A Louisiana man is accused of bludgeoning, decapitating and dismembering his disabled 7-year-old son and leaving the boy's head near the street so the child's mother would see it — a killing that brought seasoned police officers to tears, authorities said Monday. Jeremiah Lee Wright, 30, of Thibodaux waived his right to an attorney and confessed to killing Jori Lirette within 30 minutes of being brought to the police station Sunday, Police Chief Scott Silverii said. He said Wright was booked with first-degree murder and held in lieu of $5 million bond... ...Silverii said the motive was unclear, though Wright...
  • Westboro Baptist "Church" to protest funeral of one of the SEALs killed in chopper crash

    08/15/2011 2:00:10 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 36 replies
    WBC intends to protest Wed., 8/17/2011 @ 9:30 a.m. - Memorial Service to begin at 10:00 a.m. (Church of the Resurrection, 13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS) for Navy SEAL Matthew D. Mason. Buriel will be private at Arlington National Cemetery following services in Missouri and Kansas. Mason, 37, was one of 30 Americans killed Aug. 6 when a helicopter was shot down in Afghanistan by Taliban insurgents. The chief petty officer had seven tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was severely wounded in 2004 in Fallujah, which was the largest battle of the Iraq War. Mason, whose wife,...
  • New York Times Touts “Selective Reduction” as a “Half Abortion”

    08/10/2011 2:32:02 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Life News ^ | August 10, 2011 | Steven Ertelt
    As if the new York Times couldn’t sink any further down the hole of warped and twisted pro-abortion activism, the Gray Lady is out with yet another “news” piece that moves the newspaper further beyond the pale.Ruth Pawder is out today with a new story titled “The Two-Minus-One Pregnancy,” that focuses on “selective reduction” – the euphemistic phrase given to name the destruction of one or more unborn children in a multiple pregnancy situation where a mother has more than one baby resulting from an IVF pregnancy involving the implantation of multiple human embryos.The Times never makes it past the...
  • Terrorists or Hobbits? (Braying)

    08/03/2011 6:33:04 AM PDT · by bray · 6 replies
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 8/3/11 | bray
    But timothy has just now come to us from you and has brought good news about your faith and love. 1 Thes 3:6 Are the Tea Partiers, Hobbits or terrorists? Since the DNC wasn’t trying to finance or give them more Rights than Americans, then they must be Hobbits who were the heroes of the Free World. We had a clear view of the liberal cult as this battle is for the center of socialism, the money supply. This is their funding of their entire Ponzi scheme they have invented and worshipped for decades representing a real threat to their...
  • Gov't advisers: No copays for contraceptives

    07/19/2011 3:09:31 PM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies · 1+ views
    AP/Yahoo ^ | 7/19/11
    WASHINGTON – Millions of women stand to gain free access to a broad menu of birth control methods, thanks to a recommendation issued Tuesday by health experts advising the government. An Institute of Medicine panel recommended that the government require health insurance companies to cover birth control for women as preventive care, without copayments. Contraception — along with such care as diabetes tests during pregnancy and screening for the virus that causes cervical cancer — was one of eight recommended preventive services for women. "Unintended pregnancies carry health consequences for the mother — psychological, emotional and physical — and also...
  • Evil walks among us (A FReeper's father has been found murdered)

    07/17/2011 8:19:31 PM PDT · by Outlaw Woman · 92 replies
    07/17/2011
    On June 28, A Longtime FReeper, midcop402, posted a thread 'My father is Missing' seeking information regarding his dad, Seth Charles Thompson. Tonite, fellow FReeper, BykrBayb, pinged many of us to let us know that Mr. Thompson's body was found last nite, 07/16. Please, hold this FReeper and his family in your prayers. Ref thread: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2741320/posts?q=1&;page=1
  • A Flow Chart To Help Better Understand Democrats

    07/11/2011 4:00:09 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies · 1+ views
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 7-11-11 | Jared H. McAndersen
  • Pony 'beaten' into Hampshire lake dies

    A pony harnessed to a trap died after it was forced into a Hampshire lake by a dozen people, the RSPCA has said. The animal was dragged down into the lake by its trap as it tried to swim. An RSPCA spokesperson said the group had lined up three ponies and encouraged them into the water. One went in but when it tried to run free it was beaten back into the lake, he added.
  • Google July 4th Doodle - No American Flag

    07/04/2011 9:52:31 AM PDT · by Haiku Guy · 85 replies
    Google Homepage ^ | 7/4/11 | Self (VANITY)
    Just went over to the Google Homepage to see how they were treating Independence Day, and to remind myself why Bing is my home-page. They have a "Wonders of America" theme under a rainbow. No American Flag in sight. I guess they couldn't ignore Independence Day altogether, but at least they avoided any semblance of patriotism.
  • Nike re-signs Vick to endorsement deal

    07/02/2011 7:20:05 PM PDT · by hatfieldmccoy · 74 replies
    Fox Sports ^ | 7/01/2011 | Associated Press
    Nike re-signed Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick to an endorsement deal Friday, nearly four years after dropping him amid his legal troubles.
  • President Quixote's Legacy: Confused, Ill-Educated and Not Too Bright

    06/28/2011 6:31:12 AM PDT · by libstripper · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | June 28, 2011 | Monty Pelerin
    The number of Obama supporters seems inversely related to his time in office. Many wonder what happened to "The One We Are Waiting For." Obama assumed office in difficult economic times. After a couple of years of excuses -- which included "the problems were worse than we knew" and the generic, all-purpose "it's Bush's fault" -- Obama now owns the original problems and new ones of his own doing. An incomplete report card on his "accomplishments" would include the following:
  • Dignified? It was like an execution chamber: Daughter who took her mother to die at Dignitas

    06/18/2011 1:31:13 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 6/18/11 | Helen Weathers
    Karen Royle’s memories of the last precious hours with her cherished mother Rona are far from the serene, comforting images that she had hoped for. Before arriving in Zurich, Karen, 51, had envisaged a pretty Swiss chalet, with perhaps a view of the Alps — ‘just like the pictures in the book Heidi, which I’d loved as a child’. But the Dignitas ‘apartment’ at No  84 Gertrudestrasse, where 74-year-old Rona chose to end her life rather than succumb further to the ravages of Motor Neurone Disease (MND), bore no comparison to the picture-postcard tranquility her family had imagined. The image Karen...
  • City Hall Hoists Rainbow Flag Above Old Glory

    06/18/2011 6:27:58 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 21 replies
    TFP ^ | 6/14/2011 | Norman Fulkerson
    Contrary to flag etiquette, the rainbow flag was hoisted higher than the American flag. The campaign in Binghampton, New York, June 3, had an interesting twist. As we raised the American flag to begin our efforts in favor of traditional marriage, a group of people standing on the opposite side of the street – in front of City Hall – were about to do the same. However, they were not raising old glory. Instead they were hoisting the very symbol of the opposition: a rainbow flag, with the approval of city mayor Matthew Ryan. Breaking with flag etiquette Those in...
  • RUSH: The MYTH of Obama's COMPETENCE

    06/11/2011 3:20:26 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 25 replies
    RushLimbaugh.com ^ | June 10, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    The Myth of Obama's Competence June 10, 2011 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Ron, El Segundo, California. Great to have you on the EIB Network. Hello. CALLER: Hello, Rush. Good to be with you, and good luck with your wedding anniversary coming up. RUSH: Thank you, sir. Thank you very much, sir. I appreciate that. Even I remembered it. CALLER: I was just making a point about Obama and his competence. I think he's a very, very good politician as far as tactics. He's a very competent tactician. RUSH: Mmm-hmm. CALLER: I don't think, as you do, that he's as incompetent....
  • Obnoxious Classroom Curricula

    06/04/2011 5:19:03 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 27 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 6/3/2011 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Elementary school curriculum isn't just about the three R's any more. Reading, 'Riting and 'Rithmetic now have to make time for lessons in gender diversity and for nosy questionnaires that lead kids into teen sex and illegal drug usage. Students in all grades at Oakland, California's Redwood Heights Elementary School were given two days of gender diversity lessons designed to teach them that gender is not confined to the "binary concept" of two options. The lessons promoted "gender neutrality," the concept that no distinctions between male and female should be legally allowed. These lessons were taught by an anti-bullying group...
  • Jaycee Dugard reveals kidnappers said she was 'help for a sex problem'

    06/03/2011 12:20:34 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3:49 PM on 3rd June 2011 | By Mark Duell
    Phillip Garrido used a Taser gun to subdue kidnap victim Jaycee Dugard and threatened to stun her again if she tried to escape. The shocking new detail was revealed by El Dorado County Superior Judge Douglas Phimister as he imposed the maximum possible sentence on 60-year-old Phillip Garrido, calling his treatment of Dugard evil and reprehensible. The judge said: 'Basically what you did was you took a human being and turned them into a chattel, a piece of furniture, to be used by you at your whim. 'You reinvented slavery, that's what you did.'
  • N. Korea: Talk Show King Would Like to Interview Kim Jong-il (Larry King dying to interview evil)

    05/28/2011 8:48:08 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies
    Chosun Ilbo ^ | 05/27/11
    Talk Show King Would Like to Interview Kim Jong-il The veteran U.S. talk show host Larry King, who has interviewed about 50,000 celebrities from around the world including seven U.S. presidents, says the Korean he would most like to interview is Kim Jong-il. King was talking with participants after a keynote speech at the Seoul Digital Forum 2011 in Seoul on Wednesday. He said it would be interesting to interview the reclusive dictator because "people who are perceived as evil by the world... They don't think they’re different and they don't look in the mirror and say I'm evil and...
  • "One of the difficulties is that they appear in many disguises..." (Catholic/Orthodox Caucus)

    05/25/2011 6:17:05 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | 5/25/11 | Paul Melanson
    Today is St. Padre Pio's birthday.  It is mine as well.  With the spiritual battle intensifying all around us as more and more abandon the Faith of our Fathers, I thought I would post the following thoughts on spiritual warfare from some of our Church's great prayer-warriors: "Spiritual combat is another element of life which needs to be taught anew and proposed once more to all Christians today. It is a secret and interior art, an invisible struggle in which we engage every day against the temptations, the evil suggestions that the demon tries to plant in our hearts." - Pope...
  • Life sentence given US woman found guilty of killing baby daughter in microwave oven

    05/20/2011 8:11:40 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2011
    DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A woman convicted of killing her month-old baby daughter in a microwave oven was spared the death penalty and sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole. Montgomery County Common Pleas Judge Mary Wiseman sentenced China Arnold, 31, of Dayton, Ohio, who psychologists testified showed no signs of serious mental illness. Arnold declined to make a statement during her sentencing.