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  • Still Waiting for the Truth

    10/23/2015 1:58:39 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 10-23-15 | Stephen F. Hayes
    'If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.' Twenty-five minutes before the start of Thursday’s hearing of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, Charles Woods stood alone behind the witness table, marveling at the chaos around him. A gaggle of still photographers was rehearsing their movements for the arrival of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Young people in smart outfits scurried about with stern looks on their faces, as if the urgency of their movement reflected the importance of their various errands. Benghazi Woods, a handsome man with a shock of near-white hair, wore a black...
  • Attacking Ted Cruz’s Dad—How Low Can the Left Go?

    10/16/2015 8:04:40 AM PDT · by Isara · 32 replies
    The Pulse 2016 ^ | October 15, 2015 | Anna Pfaff
    Maybe they’re running out of material or maybe just sinking to a new low, but leftist media is now attacking Ted Cruz’s father for his scheduled appearance at the World Congress of Families. What is the anti-gay, hate-filled theme of this year’s conference that liberal news sources shame Rafael Cruz for attending? World Congress of Families 2015: The value of life in all its stages and conditions. The World Congress of Families also promotes a nasty concept known as the “natural family,” which “Right Wing Watch” derides for being open to more children, “young women growing into wives homemakers, and...
  • World Meeting of Families president supported pro-abortion, gay ‘marriage’ candidates: report

    08/26/2015 4:08:24 AM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 9 replies
    LifeSiteNews | 8/25/15 | Lisa Bourne
    The president of the upcoming papal event in Philadelphia backed political candidates who support homosexual “marriage” and abortion, including a former Planned Parenthood director, a new report says. World Meeting of Families President Robert Ciaruffoli gave thousands of dollars to several pro-abortion and pro-homosexual candidates over the last 16 years, according to the Lepanto Institute, one that founded a Philadelphia Planned Parenthood facility and opposed restriction of interstate transportation of minors for abortion. While Ciaruffoli did contribute to a number of candidates who uphold life and marriage, the report says, his record of support for those promoting abortion and homosexuality...
  • HRC’s ‘Gender Inclusive Classrooms’ Guide: Say ‘Friends’ or ‘Students’ Instead of Girls and Boys

    08/18/2015 3:00:07 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 31 replies ^ | August 17, 2015 | Lauretta Brown
    ( – To help “create a classroom where students aren’t limited based on gender stereotypes,” teachers should address classes using words like “friends or “students” rather than girls and boys, the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) advises in a new back-to-school guide.The first tip suggested by the HRC’s Welcoming Schools Initiative is for teachers to avoid using gender to “divide and address students.” The guide claims that separating students for activities according to gender “can leave some students feeling out-of-place, making them distracted or isolated and not able to focus on learning.”The guide recommends finding new, inventive ways of dividing students...
  • The dreadful truth of Moynihan’s prophecy

    06/05/2015 1:07:25 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | June 3, 2015 | Ellen Sauerbrey
    On the 50th anniversary of Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s famous report on the breakdown of the black family in urban ghettos, Baltimore has descended into the tragic violence and chaos he predicted. In a report titled, “The Negro Family: The Case for Action,” Assistant Secretary of Labor Moynihan, warned that the deterioration of the black family, would result in soaring crime rates if it continued unchecked. In the most famous passage of the 1965 report, Moynihan, who would later become a Democratic U.S. senator, wrote, “From the wild Irish slums of the 19th-century Eastern seaboard, to the riot-torn suburbs of Los...
  • Planned Parenthood board member wants to charge families for excess children

    06/01/2015 8:49:12 AM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies ^ | May 31, 2015 | Sarah Terzo
    Lawrence McKinney, at the time Planned Parenthood board member in upstate New York, said the following upon seeing a large family: “All I do actually is to multiply them by $600, which is deductible from their income tax and realize that I, with only three children, am paying for them. The McKinney suggestion, which has and will go nowhere is: 1) give everybody a tax reduction for four children and after that make them pay $600 for every other child. The only trouble with my system is that since most of the explosive families are on relief anyway, there is...
  • A Wolf at the Gate

    05/30/2015 2:32:33 PM PDT · by BlatherNaut · 9 replies
    Lepanto Institute ^ | 5/27/15 | Michael Hichborn
    Exhibit and Sponsor Manager for World Meeting Of Families is LGBT Activist Pope Francis is set to visit the United States for the first time this September, just prior to the second half of the Synod on the Family meetings, which conclude the following month. According to the World Meeting of Families 2015 website, “The theme of the World Meeting of Families – Philadelphia 2015 is “Love Is Our Mission: The Family Fully Alive,” emphasizing the impact of the love and life of families on our society.” For at least one gatekeeper at this event, the definition of “family” includes...
  • The True Black Tragedy: Illegitimacy Rate of Nearly 75%

    05/19/2015 1:09:13 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 24 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | May 19, 2015 | 6:50 AM EDT | Walter E. Williams
    Hustlers and people with little understanding want us to believe that today’s black problems are the continuing result of a legacy of slavery, poverty and racial discrimination. The fact is that most of the social pathology seen in poor black neighborhoods is entirely new in black history. Let’s look at some of it. Today the overwhelming majority of black children are raised in single female-headed families. As early as the 1880s, three-quarters of black families were two-parent. In 1925 New York City, 85 percent of black families were two-parent. One study of 19th-century slave families found that in up to...
  • Is having a loving family an unfair advantage? (true lunacy from the left)

    05/05/2015 3:37:16 PM PDT · by naturalman1975 · 60 replies
    ABC (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) ^ | 1st May 2015 | Joe Gelonesi
    So many disputes in our liberal democratic society hinge on the tension between inequality and fairness: between groups, between sexes, between individuals, and increasingly between families. The power of the family to tilt equality hasn’t gone unnoticed, and academics and public commentators have been blowing the whistle for some time. Now, philosophers Adam Swift and Harry Brighouse have felt compelled to conduct a cool reassessment. Swift in particular has been conflicted for some time over the curious situation that arises when a parent wants to do the best for her child but in the process makes the playing field for...
  • What We Need Is a Bunch of Tough Mothers

    04/19/2015 7:46:41 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | April 19, 2015 | Doug Giles
    If our nation is going to pull out of this Obamaland crap-ditch that we’re currently mired in, then were going to need men. Not males, but men. Men who personally, politically and culturally scrap indifference, take responsibility, lead boldly and expect success. Which means, if I’m right in my assessment, that we’re more screwed than a drunken coed at Panama City Beach during Spring Break because there are pusillanimous punks o’plenty nowadays. Yep, I blame the absence of men being men as the chief reason why we’re being hijacked by commie clowns and a significant swath of our nation is...
  • Woman Gives Birth to Her Brother and Sister After Parents Ask Her to be Their Surrogate

    04/10/2015 3:57:53 PM PDT · by NYer · 49 replies
    Life News ^ | April 9, 2015 | SARAH ZAGORSKI
    In the United Kingdom, Ellen Brown was asked by her mom, Jenny Dias, and stepdad Tony to act as surrogates so they could have a baby. In 1990, Jenny split from Ellen’s dad and met Tony two years later. She informed him that she underwent a hysterectomy and couldn’t have any more children. Jenny said, “Tony accepted it very well and wanted our relationship more than children.”However, as their wedding day grew closer they discussed surrogacy. Jenny said, “I wanted to be genetically connected to Tony’s offspring — so I didn’t want to do it with anyone but Ellen.”...
  • Fox News Poll: More families feel worse than better as a result of ObamaCare

    04/02/2015 10:31:56 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 03, 2015 | Dana Blanton
    More voters say their family is worse off than better off under ObamaCare. In addition, most of those who had to change their insurance coverage because of the health care law say it cost them money. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Thursday. Overall, 42 percent say the country is worse off under the 2010 health care law. Some 44 percent felt that way last year (June 2014). […] Clearly partisanship plays a role: 73 percent of Republicans say the country is worse off under Obamacare, while just 12 percent of Democrats feel that way. Has the law...
  • (Pope) Francis: A society without children is sad and bleak

    03/18/2015 4:38:28 PM PDT · by NYer · 34 replies
    Vatican Insider ^ | March 18, 2015 | ACOPO SCARAMUZZI
    Children remind us that “we are always children”, they bring their way of seeing reality, with a “confident and pure” gaze (“they have not yet learned the science of duplicity which we adults have learned”), they can “teach us to smile and cry again”. “Of course they also bring concerns and sometimes many problems, but a society with these concerns and these problems is far better than a society that is sad and gray because it has no children!” This was the crux of Francis’ message at this Wednesday’s General Audience in St. Peter’s Square.  After reflecting on the different figures...
  • The prescience of Pat Moynihan

    03/20/2015 2:58:11 PM PDT · by TBP · 23 replies
    The New York Post ^ | March 15, 2015 | 7:57pm | George F. Will
    Perhaps the decisive factors in combating poverty and enabling upward mobility were not economic but cultural — the habits, mores and dispositions that equip individuals to take advantage of opportunities. This was dismaying because governments know how to alter incentives and remove barriers but not how to manipulate culture. The assumption that the condition of the poor must improve as macroeconomic conditions improve was to be refuted by a deepened understanding of the crucial role of the family as the primary transmitter of the social capital essential for self-reliance and betterment. Family structure is the primary predictor of social outcomes,...
  • Coming millennial bubble could spell trouble

    03/17/2015 7:37:22 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 26 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 16, 2015 | Steve Deace
    An older generation complaining that an emerging one will be the death of civilization as we know it is a cliche and constant as the North Star. However, based on some rather troubling data regarding today’s millennials, it could turn out to be true this time. In his first inaugural address as governor of California 47 years ago, Ronald Reagan warned us that “freedom is a fragile thing, and is never more than one generation away from extinction.” He also reminded us that freedom “is not ours by inheritance but must be fought for and defended constantly by each generation,...
  • Coloradans become first to ask feds to block legalized marijuana

    02/20/2015 11:54:50 AM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 130 replies
    The Eugene Register-Guard ^ | February 19, 2015 | Kristen Wyatt (Associated Press)
    DENVER — Colorado already is being sued by two neighboring states for legalizing marijuana. Now, the state faces groundbreaking lawsuits from its own residents, who are asking a federal judge to order the new recreational industry to close. The owners of a mountain hotel and a southern Colorado horse farm argue in a pair of lawsuits filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Denver that the 2012 marijuana-legalization measure has hurt their property and that the marijuana industry is stinky and attracts unsavory visitors.
  • Pope Says Good Catholics Need Not Mate “Like Wasp Spiders”

    01/20/2015 9:40:25 AM PST · by millegan · 21 replies
    NBC News via ChurchPOP ^ | January 20, 2015
    While firmly upholding Church teaching regarding contraception, Pope Francis clarified that good Catholics need not mate “like rabbits, or wasp spiders, with the female devouring the male following the procreative act.” “Openness to life for the husband,” the pontiff said to reporters on his return flight from the Philippines, “is a condition for the sacrament of matrimony.” Catholic couples should practice mutual love and tenderness, he explained, rather than the female “catching her partner in a web and slowly gnawing on him while he’s still alive, resulting in his slow, agonizing death.”
  • Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake is the Wagon America Needs

    12/29/2014 3:05:44 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Yahoo! Auto's Bold Ride Blog ^ | November 26, 2014 | Jonathon Klein
    The new Mercedes-Benz CLA has absolutely killed its sales since it debuted earlier in the year. Mercedes wanted a new entry-level model that would bring in a younger generation of buyer, and the CLA and GLA have absolutely knocked it out of the park. Now Mercedes wants to expand the lineup for the cars’ platform. We’ve already seen the CLA 45 AMG, and the GLA, but according to Mercedes, what the CLA needs is a shooting brake. Or what us Americans call “a wagon.” Gone are the days of dorky wood-lined station wagons. Today’s modern iterations are some of the...
  • De Blasio surfaces to visit families of executed cops

    12/22/2014 11:28:13 AM PST · by Nachum · 56 replies
    New York Post ^ | 12/22/14 | Lorena Mongelli*
    Mayor de Blasio, his wife and NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton paid a sympathetic visit to loved ones of slain Officer Rafael Ramos on Monday, as the family prepared for the cop’s funeral. The mayor chatted with Ramos’s relatives on the family porch in Cypress Hills, Brooklyn, before stepping inside to visit more mourners for 30 minutes. The trio left without answering any questions from reporters outside, kept at a distance by NYPD guards. On his way out, de Blasio could be heard telling one of Ramos’s loved ones: “I’m sorry for your loss.” The family will hold a wake for...
  • 65 Percent of Children in Households on Federal Aid Programs

    12/10/2014 12:21:41 PM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies ^ | December 10, 2014 | Terry Jeffrey
    The Census Bureau reported in a study released this week that 65 percent of American children lived in households taking aid from one or more federal program as of the fall of 2011. "Almost two-thirds (65 percent) of children," said the Census Bureau, "lived in households that participated in at least one or more of the following government aid programs: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Medicaid, and the National School Lunch Program." How to be dependent on government is now one of...
  • You Don't Have to Love Your Parents: The Case for the Ten Commandments

    12/09/2014 2:10:00 AM PST · by servo1969 · 13 replies ^ | 12-9-2014 | Dennis Prager
    We don't have to love our parents. We have to honor them. Last week released 11 five-minute video courses: each of the Ten Commandments and an introduction. We received over one million views this first week. The reason we made these videos is that we believe that everything needed to make a good world is contained in the Ten Commandments. This month, my columns consist of transcripts of some the courses, each of which I present. Whatever your faith, or if you have no faith, I invite you to watch the videos at They are cleverly animated with...
  • Thanksgiving 2014 - Rainbow Shiny

    11/27/2014 2:06:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies ^ | November 27, 2014 | Rich Galen
    It was the day before Thanksgiving; crisp and clear. I was giving the Mullmobile it's quarterly treat: A professional car wash. At Andy's Car Wash in Alexandria, you drop your car off, then go inside to pay. A woman and a little girl - about three-and-a-half - were paying ahead of me. It was a cold day, so the little girl was bundled up in the way little girls are on a cold late-Autumn day. Ignoring the advice of The Lad, ("Dad, just because you CAN talk to everybody in the world, doesn't mean you HAVE to talk to everybody...
  • Rescue Christians WILL save 350 more families (3000 people) from slavery ( Pakistan )

    11/11/2014 8:25:25 AM PST · by george76 · 3 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | November 10, 2014 | Keith Davies
    Rescue Christians has been working also very hard on the ground in Pakistan. Our teams have been doing some major research and we have now identified a further 350 Christian families (around 3000 people) who are enslaved by cruel Muslim kiln owners. A few days ago reported on the outrageous and tragic murder of a Christian couple who were burnt alive at one of these kiln’s . If only we knew of their predicament in time, as we had already freed six familes from another kiln less than one mile away. ... there are 20,000 Christian families spread throughout...
  • Elizabeth Warren: Obama's economic team chose Wall Street over 'families'

    10/13/2014 11:01:04 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 34 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 10/13/14 | Melanie Hicken
    Senator Elizabeth Warren, always outspoken on the tension between Main Street and Wall Street, took shots Sunday at a system she said is "rigged" against the little guy. In an interview in Salon, Warren, who has said she doesn't plan to seek the 2016 presidential nomination, said fellow Democrats including President Obama have not done enough to help consumers. On President Obama: Warren praised Obama for the creation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a federal agency aimed at enforcing consumer protection laws. But she told Salon that "there has not been nearly enough change" in the wake of the...
  • 6 Modern Societies Where Women Literally Rule

    09/29/2014 8:21:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 55 replies
    Mental Floss ^ | September 29, 2014 | Laura Turner Garrison
    Who runs the world? In these six societies: Girls. By standard definition, a matriarchy is a “family, group or state governed by a matriarch (a woman who is head of a family or tribe).” Anthropologists and feminists have since created more specific classifications for female societies, including the matrilineal system. Matrilineality refers not only to tracing one’s lineage through maternal ancestry, it can also refer to a civil system in which one inherits property through the female line. While the legendary Amazons (probably the most widely known matriarchy) are relegated to mythology, there are a handful of female-led societies...
  • Pope Francis Reportedly Visiting US in September 2015

    07/25/2014 12:30:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 41 replies ^ | July 25, 2014 | Christine Rousselle
    Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput announced today at a conference in Fargo, North Dakota that Pope Francis has accepted his invitation to come to Philadelphia in September 2015 to attend the World Meeting of Families. Chaput's announcement confirmed rumors that the Supreme Pontiff was coming to the United States. The World Meeting of Families is an event held every three years by the Pontifical Council of the Family. Vatican spokesman Fr. Federico Lombardi, S.J. confirmed that the Bishop of Rome was indeed coming to Philadelphia for the event, and was also mulling offers to visit other major cities on the East...
  • NYC Announces Plan to Equalize Neighborhoods

    05/27/2014 10:17:58 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 13 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 23 May 2014 | John Semmens
    Concerned that the City is an inhomogeneous hodgepodge with pockets of great wealth in some neighborhoods and squalor in others, newly appointed Housing Preservation and Development Commissar Vicki Been announced a plan to move 80,000 to 120,000 poorer families into middle class neighborhoods. “This way instead of having blight and filth in every direction they might look poorer families will be within easy walking distance of a better kept neighborhood,” Been boasted. “The crimes that plague poorer sections of our City would be more evenly dispersed throughout the whole City. Victims will come from a more broadly representative subset of...
  • an Open Letter to the Doherty and Stevens families :

    05/24/2014 3:36:50 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 18 replies
    Sword and Shield of Hawaii ^ | May 24 , 2014 | Sword and Shield of Hawaii
    As we can see , in this posted video of Rep. Nancy Pelosi addressing the Democrat House ‘Leadership ‘ Press Conference on May 22nd , 2014 , Rep. Pelosi again invokes the names of the fallen Benghazi Four and again suggests that 2 of the families have written to her and stated ” Don’t go down this path , don’t do this to us again “ ……. I would like to directly address the families of Glenn Doherty and Christopher Stevens and ask them : WHY are you in any way cooperating with the cover-up of the truth coming out...
  • Soldiers say goodbye for now

    05/05/2014 12:43:21 PM PDT · by SandRat · 7 replies
    FORT HUACHUCA — It was zero-dark-thirty — a military term to express something really early, a time when even the sun is slumbering. But the Murr Community Center was full of soldiers and family members, although some of them were taking cat naps, stretched out on the floor or with heads on tables. Others, especially children, were flashes of energy at 3:45 a.m., belying the truth it was still bed time. Sunday was the day the second contingent of 40th Expeditionary Signal Battalion soldiers were deploying — the first group left Thursday — this time eventually to Kuwait, Jordan, Bahrain,...
  • Michelle Obama booted from high school graduation lineup

    04/24/2014 12:06:03 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 59 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | Associated Press and Meghan Keneally
    Michelle Obama has rescheduled a high school graduation speech after the students complained that her appearance would prevent many of their friends and relatives from attending the ceremony. The First Lady was scheduled to speak at a combined graduation ceremony for five high schools in Topeka, Kansas, on May 17 but will now be speaking at a different 'senior recognition day' ceremony the day before. 'Once we learned about the concerns of some students, we were eager to find a solution that enabled all of the students and their families to celebrate the special day,' said the First Lady's communications...
  • The Decline of the African-American family: Racism as an explanation does not hold up

    03/29/2014 11:02:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/29/2014 | Dean Kalahar
    Race in America is set against the backdrop of horrible historic realities, minefields few want to cross -- just ask Representative Paul Ryan. But if we are ever to focus on children who, for no fault of their own, are often raised in environments where a stable father is missing, violence is predictable, education is eschewed, drugs are prevalent and dependency threatens freedom; we must stand up and speak facts before another generation of children are lost. Racism is the normal explanation for the decline of the black family, but that analysis does not hold up. Thomas Sowell has shown...
  • More Conservatives than Liberals Belong to Mixed-Race Families

    01/31/2014 3:51:02 PM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Front Page Mag ^ | 1/31/14 | Daniel Greenfield
    These aren’t terribly surprising results. National politicians with mixed-race families have tended to be Republicans. Both McCain and Mitt Romney had mixed race family members. It may be because conservatives are more likely to adopt children than liberals. Indeed, among families with step-children or adopted children, 11 percent of conservatives were living in mixed race households compared to 10 percent of liberals living in mixed-race households. Similarly, 9.4 percent of Republicans living in step- or adopted families were in mixed-race households, compared to only 8.8 percent of Democrats in such families. (Again, this small advantage for Republicans is not large...
  • The real War on Women (Saturbray)

    01/25/2014 7:33:32 AM PST · by bray · 6 replies ^ | 1/25/14 | bray
    Jesus answered, “If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.” Matthew 19:21 It looks like the Marxists want to talk about anything but their failures. We have the worst economy in 75 years and they want to talk about a bridge and women’s libido like a magician using smoke and mirrors. Oh, they have their feigned outrage routine down of how insulting any talk of their victim groups is hate speech, but have no problem that 25% of this country is out...
  • Political families... VANITY

    11/05/2013 8:02:48 PM PST · by Sporke · 24 replies
    Me | 11/05/13 | Me
    I apologize in advance because I am not overly educated nor well spoken. I do NOT understand the national fixation with political families and cronies. The Bushes, the Clintons, the Kennedys, etc., and their "inner circle" friends. Can someone educate me? Is there a reason we keep electing the same political class, in election after election? Both parties do it, and the people jump at the chance to vote for them. I will never vote for another Bush, or Clinton, or Kennedy. I will never vote for their campaign henchmen either. Am I just dumb? I want NEW people with...
  • Judge Jeanine BLASTS the Obama administration for denying death benefits to military families

    10/13/2013 3:29:53 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 10 replies
    The Right Scoop via Fox News ^ | 10-12-2013 | The Right Scoop via Fox News
    Judge Jeanine delivered another fantastic monologue, blasting the administration for denying death benefits to military families. But not only that, she went after Congress as well over this entire debacle and said that every one of them needs to be thrown out for letting it come to this. Watch:
  • Death Benefits Denied to Families of Fallen Troops

    10/09/2013 1:12:36 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 5 replies News ^ | 10-8-2013 | Richard Sisk
    The families of four soldiers and one Marine killed in Afghanistan over the weekend have been told that they will be denied death benefits while the government shutdown continues, leaving at least one mother in despair and disbelief. The families will also be denied travel re-imbursement should they choose to go to Dover Air Force Base, Del., for the solemn return of the caskets of their loved ones, Pentagon officials said Tuesday. "For the sacrifice our kids are making, at the age that they're making them, I don't understand how this can be a benefit that's withheld. I won't ever...
  • Barilla Pasta Defies Media, Speaks for Children’s Rights

    09/27/2013 7:17:29 AM PDT · by NYer · 30 replies
    First Things ^ | September 26, 2013 | Matthew Schmitz
    The head of Barilla pasta says he won’t run advertisements featuring gay couples, citing his belief that children deserve a mother and father: Guido Barilla, whose firm has almost half the Italian pasta market and a quarter of that in the US, told Italy’s La Zanzara radio show last night: “I would never do an advert with a homosexual family…if the gays don’t like it they can go an eat another brand.“For us the concept of the sacred family remains one of the fundamental values of the company.”He added: “Everyone has the right to do what they want without disturbing...
  • Spitting on Their Graves: Democrats Leave Benghazi Hearing Before Testimony From Families of Victims

    09/19/2013 1:51:17 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 150 replies
    Townhall ^ | September 19, 2013 | Katie Pavlich
    During the second portion of a House Oversight and Government Reform hearing about Benghazi Thursday on Capitol Hill, the majority of Democrats on the Committee left the room and refused to listen to the testimony of Patricia Smith and Charles Woods. Ms. Smith is the mother of Sean Smith, an information management officer killed in the 9/11 Benghazi attack. Charles Woods is the father of Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, who was also killed.
  • Obamacare, Ending Health Insurance for Families As We Know It

    08/20/2013 10:07:25 AM PDT · by don-o · 17 replies
    NRO ^ | August 20, 2013 | Jim Geraghty.
    Obamacare, the policy enacted by the party that keeps loudly bragging about standing for the “middle class” and “working families”, is spurring companies to ditch health insurance coverage of their employees working spouses. But wait, there’s more; companies that aren’t making that move are making employees pay more to cover their spouses, and making employees pay the full cost for their children’s health insurance. Recall this detail the next time some cheerful liberal emphasizes that Obamacare requires insurers to cover children’s health care: “Although the law requires plans to cover children, it allows companies to pass along the full cost...
  • Pastors Must Take Back Civil Rights Movement

    08/19/2013 3:36:45 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 15 replies ^ | August 19, 2013 | Star Parker
    The purging of Grammy Award winner Donnie McClurkin from performing at a concert commemorating the 50th anniversary of the 1963 civil rights March on Washington and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech should serve as yet another wakeup call to Christian black Americans. McClurkin, a black pastor and gospel music superstar, was asked to step down from his featured performance by Washington Mayor Vincent Gray as result of pressure from homosexual activists. McClurkin preaches against the homosexual lifestyle from his pulpit and says he himself departed and was saved from this lifestyle through God's mercy. Political...
  • Failing Our Children, Part Two

    08/15/2013 11:22:44 AM PDT · by Kaslin ^ | August 15, 2013 | Armstrong Williams
    There is very little meaning in things simply given away. America’s public education system has become the quintessence of that idea -- a “free” system that produces unprepared and overly entitled youths ill-equipped to advance America's future. High-minded progressives see public education as something to be protected from private competition and the ravages of more innovative systems at home and abroad. I spared teachers from my ire of my last column, but they are not without fault. For the most part, though, teachers are superseded by education reformers, especially on the right. In public education, teachers are rarely specialists in...
  • Bullying Among Siblings — Not as Harmless as We Think (OMG, they're after our families)

    06/17/2013 7:14:17 PM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 52 replies
    ABC News ^ | Jun 17, 2013 | ABC News
    I've had about ENOUGH about the bullies at school. Taught my kids to FIGHT as long as they don't start it. But they've really 'jumped the shark' on this one. I guess we can expect 'gov intervention' on this? Seriously?
  • Study: 60 percent of Richmond families are single parent

    06/10/2013 7:05:49 AM PDT · by tgusa · 57 replies ^ | 10 June | Joe St. George
    RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) — As Father’s Day approaches, children are reminded to appreciate their dads and the impact on their lives. Today dads around the city were honored a week in advance of Father’s Day. Celebrate Fatherhood 2013 was held this afternoon at the Collegiate School Aquatics Center. While these dads and their children enjoyed the moon bounce and competed in contests, an alarming amount of children in the area won’t have fathers around to celebrate the holiday. First Things First, an organization dedicated to keeping dads involved in kids’ lives, reports that 60 percent of all families in the...
  • New Organization of Leading Women for Shared Parenting May Finally End Courts Favoring Mothers

    06/03/2013 5:36:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 67 replies ^ | June 3, 2013 | Rachel Alexander
    A new group is emerging that may finally change the way Family Courts treat mothers and fathers. Currently, the default in most states is to award the lion's share of the time with the children to mothers, and require the father to pay child support. This is unfair to fathers, and has resulted in massive abuses within the system, leading to fathers committing suicide and being imprisoned. A new organization I am a part of, Leading Women for Shared Parenting, seeks to remedy this inequality by having women and mothers speak up in favor of shared parenting. When legislators realize...
  • Homosexual blogger admits ‘Gay Day’ at Disney World is disgraceful

    05/28/2013 10:54:41 AM PDT · by SmileRight · 55 replies ^ | 5/28/2013 | Cheryl Carpenter Klimek
    Families planning their big day at Disney World in the next week need to take note – Saturday, June 1 is officially “Gay Day” at Florida’s popular tourist attraction. To help spread the word, the Florida Family Association has created a campaign that uses aircraft banners to warn families about Gay Day before they enter Disney World. For the past three years, the FFA has hired an aircraft company to fly banners around Disney World in Orlando to warn families about Gay Day before they pay Disney...
  • BOMBSHELL: Was the downing of SEAL Team 6's CH-47 helicopter an inside job?

    05/10/2013 12:33:21 PM PDT · by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost · 79 replies
    May 10, 2013 | GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
    Fox News' Megan Kelly interviewed the parents of SEAL Team 6 member Aaron Vaughn who perished in the tragic crash of a CH-47 helicopter on August 06 2011 in Afghanistan. During this interview the Vaughs stated that this crash was a direct result of traitorous rules of engagement ordered by the Obama administration that have consistently proven deadly to our troops (It should be noted here that "Over Twice as Many U.S. Soldiers Have Died in Afghanistan Under Obama In 3 1/2 Years Than Did Under Bush in 8 Years..") Although the exact number of SEALs killed has been misstated...
  • Will America Collapse Like the Roman Empire?

    05/03/2013 8:46:31 AM PDT · by pinochet · 113 replies
    Some philosophers have promoted the idea that it is impossible for human beings to invent new sins. Any "new" sin that may seem shocking to you, is a sin that was practiced in ancient civilizations that have gone before us. In order for a nation or civilization to be strong, families must be strong. When families die, civilizations die along with them. I refer you to this quote from this website "For the first time, households made up of married couples with and without children dropped below 50 percent of all households, Jacobsen noted. At the peak in 1960,...
  • Mom Says NYPD Pepper-Sprayed Baby

    04/03/2013 11:00:27 AM PDT · by opentalk · 21 replies
    Courthouse News ^ | April 1, 2013 | Adam Klasfeld
    BROOKLYN (CN) - NYPD officers pepper-sprayed three little children, including 2-year- and 5-month old babies, because they thought the kids' mom jumped a subway fare, the family claims in court. Marilyn Taylor sued New York City, the NYPD and Officers Maripily Clase, Suranjit Dey and Jermaine Hodge in Federal Court, for herself, her three children and their father. Taylor claims that she and her kids were preparing to board a Manhattan-bound L train on Aug. 9. She was pushing her 2-year-old in a stroller and holding her 4-year-old's hand. The father, Dehaven McClain, carried the 5-month-old close to his chest....
  • Gen. Boykin: Obama going wrong way on families

    02/25/2013 8:05:00 AM PST · by Perseverando · 4 replies
    WND ^ | February 24, 2013 | Michael Haverluck
    See what research reveals is best indicator of the future of youth Barack Obama called during his State of the Union for taxpayer-funded universal preschool f or children, which would yank them out of their homes at an even earlier age. But a new study shows the opposite – family cohesion, is the No. 1 determinant of a healthy home and a healthy society. When asked about the message from the study, which showed only 45 percent of 15-17-year-old teens in America live with both married parents, Lt. Gen. William G. Boykin said such cohesion is as important in the...
  • The Last Generation (America's Coming Demographic Disaster)

    02/07/2013 7:05:47 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 39 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 7, 2013 | Andrew Evans
    Are childrens’ car seats driving down the fertility rate in America?Jonathan V. Last sees car seats as part of a “huge constellation of factors in modern life” that “nudge” people toward having fewer children, he said during an interview about his book, What to Expect When No One’s Expecting: America’s Coming Demographic Disaster.Last said car seats effectively create a small “tax on people who want to have more than two kids” by making it harder to fit three kids into a normal sedan, which encourages parents to buy a larger car. This penalty may not dissuade people who already want...