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  • Parenting Magazine Warns Blond, Cheerful Families Dangerous, Likely Right Wing (Germany)

    09/25/2016 5:48:02 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 67 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/25/2016
    Parenting magazine Baby & Family has told readers to beware of families who are inconspicuous and cheerful, as these warning signs indicate they are right wing and thus dangerous. Depicted with illustrations featuring solely blonde women and children, the report says ordinary parents must take action against right-wing families and make clear that their ideology has no place in the world. Asserting that the term right wing stirs up anxiety and brings to mind burning refugee homes, skinheads, and the National Socialist Underground (NSU) group who carried out a string of violent attacks on foreign people, Baby & Family notes...
  • Francis Places Entire Vatican Apparatus on Marriage and Family Under 2 Prelates Subversive of Both

    08/19/2016 3:45:06 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 14 replies
    Fatima Perspectives ^ | August 18, 2016 | Christopher A. Ferrara
    Today (August 17) the Vatican announced that by motu proprio (his own initiative), Francis has formally erected the new super-dicastery of the Pontifical Council for the Laity, the Family and Life (PCLFL), effective September 1. The new dicastery will absorb (and thus abolish) the Pontifical Councils for the Family and the Laity and will also overlap the function of the still-existing Pontifical Academy for Life, one of whose members, the German philosopher Josef Siefert, published a devastating critique of the disastrous Amoris Laetitia, calling upon Francis to correct its errors against the Faith. Francis has appointed as head of the...
  • The Latest in Transanity: More Male Mothers and the End of the Male Body

    08/02/2016 7:14:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 2, 2016 | Michael Brown
    These are the kinds of things you cannot make up. A report from the Daily Mail documents the “March of the Male Mums” while an article on Slate.com declares, “There is plainly no one type of body that we could accurately label a ‘male body.’”These are but the latest examples of the all-out war on gender distinctions, and one can only wonder what is coming next.When it comes to male mothers, Thomas Beatie, better known as “the pregnant man,” was the pioneer. “Thomas” was a former beauty queen who had her breasts cut off but left her reproductive organs intact,...
  • Falling birth rates could spell end of the West - [Rabbi] Lord Sacks

    06/07/2016 1:51:10 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 65 replies
    The Telegraph (UK) ^ | 6 June 2016 | John Bingham
    Western civilisation is on the brink of a collapse like that of ancient Rome because the modern generation does not want the responsibility of bringing up children, the former Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks has warned. ... ultimately, he said, European society as we know it will die because of the demographic crisis. And mass immigration is not a solution because of problems integrating new arrivals into existing society. "Europe is going to die because of this because Europe can only maintain its population by unprecedented levels of immigration" - Lord Sacks This makes him one of only a handful of...
  • Annapolis Update #4 - Outlookd for Maryland Businesses

    03/30/2016 8:52:58 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 4 replies
    email | March 30, 2016 | Delegate Rick Impallaria
    Annapolis Update #4 - Outlook for Maryland Businesses There is some truly bad legislation coming through the Maryland General Assembly which will have a huge negative effect on businesses presently in the State and on businesses considering moving here. 1. HB 610 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reduction Act - Reauthorization has passed the House and is now in the Senate. These greenhouse gas initiatives will continue to punish conventional utility producers (coal and natural gas), forcing them to pay fines for carbon output. These fines will be passed on to the rate payers -- residential and commercial -- which will drive...
  • Russia Shows What Happens When Terrorists Families Are Targeted

    03/29/2016 1:23:22 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 3/29/2016 | ANDREW E. KRAMER
    MOSCOW Donald J. Trump, the leading Republican presidential candidate, was widely condemned when he called for the United States to take out the families of terrorists. His approach even after he clarified that he was not talking about killing the relatives was dismissed by many as immoral and unlawful. Yet, it is the very tactic that Russia has pursued for decades. It is the signature, though officially unacknowledged, policy behind Moscows counterinsurgency and counterterrorism strategies, and Russias actions in smashing a Muslim separatist rebellion in the Caucasus provide a laboratory for testing Mr. Trumps ideas. The family...
  • In New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton throws Benghazi families under the bus

    01/02/2016 8:48:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 2, 2015 | JAZZ SHAW
    The GOP primary has probably been the best thing to happen to Hillary Clinton in years. There was a period of time during the spring and early summer of last year when it seemed as if nobody could talk about anything except Hillary’s emails and the various investigations into the horrible events at Benghazi. You couldn’t swing a dead cat without hitting some story about the former Secretary of State being corrupt, deceptive or just plain lying. (Ah… good times, my friends.) But then the Republican race heated up, our candidates began flinging monkey poo at each other, several parts...
  • Hillary Says She Lied to Benghazi Families Due to “Fog of War”… DONALD TRUMP Responds

    01/01/2016 1:41:29 PM PST · by Nachum · 139 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 1/1/16 | Jim Hoft
    In early December Hillary Clinton told ABC liberal hack and friend George Stephanopoulos she didn’t lie when she told the Benghazi families that the attack was in response to the film.
  • Hillary Goes On The Offensive Against Benghazi Victims’ Families

    12/31/2015 2:57:06 PM PST · by Nachum · 82 replies
    daily caller ^ | 12/31/2015 | Chuck Ross
    Hillary Clinton is denying once again that she told family members of Benghazi attack victims that a video was to blame for the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks — leaving only the possibility that the families are either lying or grossly mistaken about what the then-secretary of state told them in private.During an editorial board meeting with The Conway (N.H.) Daily Sun, Clinton was asked about an interview she recently had with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos in which she denied that she told family members of the Benghazi victims during a Sept. 14, 2012 memorial service at Andrews Air Force Base...
  • Obama to visit San Bernardino to meet with victims' families: White House ("consoler-in-chief")

    12/16/2015 2:53:30 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 43 replies
    Reuters on Yahoo News ^ | 12/16/15 | Roberta Rampton
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will travel on Friday to San Bernardino, California, the site of the Dec. 2 shooting by a radicalized Muslim couple that claimed 14 lives, the White House said on Wednesday. Obama will meet privately with families of the victims, White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters, reprising the role of "consoler-in-chief" that he has often played after mass shootings during his presidency. The Federal Bureau of Investigation believes U.S.-born Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and his Pakistani-born wife Tashfeen Malik, 29, were inspired but not directed by Islamic State militants to open fire on Farook's...
  • As The Plot Thickens In The San Bernardino Massacre FBI Discovers A Massive Network Of Terrorists

    12/10/2015 4:51:20 PM PST · by amorphous · 70 replies
    Shoebat.Com ^ | 10 Dec 2015 | Walid Shoebat
    As the plot thickens in the San Bernardino massacre, the FBI is trying to decipher several issues from abuse of the marriage and immigration system and whether these terrorists had Jihadi brides. Also who are these Russian girls involved in the marriage scheme. Also the FBI believes Farook had ties to a group of jihadists in California who were arrested in 2012 (which caused a previous attack to be thwarted that Farook was planning) for attempted to travel to Afghanistan to join al Qaeda. Then we have the possible main ringleader, second man, Mohamed Abdullahi Hassan (aka Miski, Malik John,...
  • Fmr.FBI Agent: We have Received 'Nearly Zero Help' from U.S. Muslim Community Since 9/11

    12/08/2015 7:17:45 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 12-7-2015 | Tony Lee
    Fmr. FBI Counterterrorism Agent: We've Received 'Nearly Zero Help' from U.S. Muslim Community Since 9/11 by Tony Lee 7 Dec 2015 Though President Barack Obama claimed that America must "enlist Muslim communities" to combat terrorism in his Sunday evening Oval Office address, former FBI Counterterrorism Agent John Guandolo said on Monday's Breitbart News Daily (6AM-9AM EST on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125) that since 9/11, "we collectively have received nearly zero help from the Muslim Community." Guandolo, who pointed out on Friday's Breitbart News Daily that a "vast majority" of U.S. mosques and Islamic centers are a part of a...
  • Obama says America is not at war with Islam. That, my friends, is the root of our terrorism problem!

    12/07/2015 8:12:22 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 81 replies
    Obama says America is not at war with Islam. And that, my friends, is the root cause of our terrorism problem here in America! Because Islam is definitely at war with us. And Islam is at war with Israel. And the UK, And France, Germany, Sweden, and all of Europe. Islam is at war with Russia. With China and all of Asia. They (all Koran believing Islamic Muslims) are at war against India and all of Africa (where they're still dealing in the slave trade). They're at war with Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines. They are at war with all of...
  • Great news: Even Syed Farook’s mom is part of a pro-caliphate group

    12/07/2015 12:46:08 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 45 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/06/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    This is another one of those days when you have to wonder why people keep going after Donald Trump every time he opens his mouth. I recall just last week when Talking Points Memo drew a bead on The Donald, seemingly aghast that he would suggest that officials take a look at the rest of the family of the San Bernardino terrorists. Oh the horror! Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said in an interview aired Sunday that he would “go after” family members of terrorists because they “know what’s happening” when their loved ones commit acts of terrorism.Trump said...
  • Being a Man and Having a Traditional Family Is a Rebel Act

    12/07/2015 4:40:28 AM PST · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2015 | Kurt Schlichter
    The leftists won a key battle: the fight to make the personal political. Thanks to the creepy fascism inherent in their nature, they examine everything under a microscope and divide it into categories like "Problematic" and "Microaggressions." That's especially true of how we choose to live our lives as adult men. My friends Cam Edwards and Jim Geraghty deny that their new book Heavy Lifting: Grow Up, Get a Job, Start a Family, and Other Manly Advice is a political book. I beg to differ with that one point, if not any of their others. By choosing to live our...
  • Hillary: I Didn’t Lie to Benghazi Families — It Was ‘The Fog Of War’

    12/06/2015 9:14:39 AM PST · by Nachum · 79 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/6/15 | Pam Key
    Sunday on ABC’s “This Week,” while discussing the uncovered email showing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had told the Egyptian prime minister that “we know the attack in Libya had nothing to do with the film,” prior to telling them it was a YouTube video that caused the terror attack, Clinton said she did not lie to them but instead was caught up in “the fog of war.” When confronted by video clips of family members of Benghazi victims, Clinton said, “I understand the continuing grief at the loss that parents experienced with the loss of these four brave Americans....
  • 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 dont have to remember anything.' Twenty-five minutes before the start of Thursdays 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 Cruzs DadHow 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 theyre running out of material or maybe just sinking to a new low, but leftist media is now attacking Ted Cruzs father for his scheduled appearance at the World Congress of Families. What is the anti-gay, hate-filled theme of this years 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...
  • HRCs 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
    CNSNews.com ^ | August 17, 2015 | Lauretta Brown
    (CNSNews.com) – 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 Moynihans 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 Moynihans 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
    clinicquotes.com ^ | 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 todays 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. Lets 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 hasnt 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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 Ellens dad and met Tony two years later. She informed him that she underwent a hysterectomy and couldnt 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 Tonys offspring so I didnt 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. Thats 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 Wednesdays General Audience in St. Peters 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 todays 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 hes 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. Weve 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. Todays 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 cops funeral. The mayor chatted with Ramoss 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 Ramoss loved ones: Im 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 12-9-2014 | Dennis Prager
    We don't have to love our parents. We have to honor them. Last week PragerUniversity.com 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 www.prageru.com. They are cleverly animated with...
  • Thanksgiving 2014 - Rainbow Shiny

    11/27/2014 2:06:53 PM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 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 shoebat.com reported on the outrageous and tragic murder of a Christian couple who were burnt alive at one of these kilns . 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 ones 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
    Townhall.com ^ | 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 Dont go down this path , dont 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 arent 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
    www.brayincandy.com ^ | 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 womens 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...