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  • The Trump FamilyFrom a Trump Employees Point of View (Video)

    05/03/2016 8:54:35 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 13 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 3, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Below is an incredible video from the daughter of Alabama man who went on to become a doctor at Yale University. This tribute to the Trump family is powerful. Whether you like Trump or not- You must see this!
  • Should Women Take Blame if Daughters Stray?

    04/29/2016 7:35:14 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    Saudi Gazette ^ | Apr 30, 2016
    IN the past, traditions and customs were such that mothers used to be blamed if their daughters went astray and engaged in unethical practices. Viewed as the protectors of their daughters, mothers were expected to take care of and raise them to be good citizens. However, such views have changed today and mothers are no longer blamed for the mistakes of their daughters. Al-Riyadh daily reports on the way modern society views the mother-daughter relationship. Dr. Salih Al-Aqeel, a criminology and sociology expert, said it was unfair for society to blame mothers for the mistakes of their daughters. In the...
  • Florida Governor Rick Scott Capitulates to Left-Wing Special Interests

    04/19/2016 5:26:14 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 19, 2016 | Rachel Alexander
    Last month, I wrote about some important legislation in Florida that would modernize that state’s harsh alimony and child custody laws. Florida is lagging behind many states which have updated these laws to reflect the fact that most women now work outside of the home and that children need both parents to thrive, regardless of whether their parents are living together or apart. Sadly, Florida Governor Rick Scott (R) capitulated to intense lobbying by liberal special interest groups and vetoed the bill. The bill had immense support, passing both houses of the Florida legislature by super-majority margins. The governor’s office...
  • Pope Francis Shatters Reformers' Dreams With "Modern Family" Document

    04/08/2016 11:25:58 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 14 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 8, 2016 | Thomas D. Williams, PH.D
    Pope Francis released his long-awaited letter on marriage and families Friday, and despite predictions of radical changes in Church teaching, Francis hewed to the line of his predecessors regarding traditional Catholic doctrine on marriage and family life.
  • Earl Hamner Jr, who created The Waltons, dies surrounded by family aged 92

    03/25/2016 3:34:22 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 9 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 3-24-16 | Paul Chavez
    Earl Hamner Jr. who created the long-running CBS series The Waltons died on Thursday aged 92 in Los Angeles. The Virginia native died in his sleep at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center after a battle with cancer, according to a posting by his family on Facebook. Hamner married wife Jane in October 1954 in New York City and they had a son Scott and daughter Caroline together. He died surrounded by family playing his favourite John Denver music, according to the Facebook posting. 'He was diagnosed with cancer in June of 2014, and had surgery performed in July on his 91st birthday,'...
  • Secret Service, Trump Campaign Increasing Security After Threats to Family, Violent Protests

    03/21/2016 7:55:39 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 15 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 03/21/16 | Kristinn Taylor
    The Secret Service and the presidential campaign of Donald Trump are increasing security for the candidate and his rallies after threatening letters were received by Trump family members and violent protests by leftists broke out at a string of several recent Trump rallies.Donald Trump turns to face down the threat as Secret Service agents and Trump’s personal security rush to protect Trump from a leftist protester who jumped a barricade and reached the back of the stage at a rally in Dayton, Ohio March 12, 2016. NBC News reported on Friday: Secret Service Tightens Trump’s Security Amidst New Threats“The Secret...
  • Adam LaRoche to Quit After Feud With White Sox Over Son

    03/17/2016 5:30:09 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 32 replies
    AP/NY TIMES ^ | 3/16/16
    Told to reduce his sons time in the clubhouse, Chicago White Sox first baseman Adam LaRoche took a different path: He said he planned to retire and walk away from a $13 million salary. The president of the White Sox, Kenny Williams, confirmed Wednesday that he had twice asked LaRoche in the last week to dial it back with his 14-year-old son, Drake.
  • Weekly Prepper Thread

    03/11/2016 4:54:31 PM PST · by TMSuchman · 38 replies
    Myself | March 11,2016 | Mike Suchman
    Once again I must apologize for not posting anything last week. A lot of challenges came up & bit me in the backside at different times & I could not force myself to sit down & "write" this up. So with that being said, I have a couple of different topics for this week. The first one is, for those of us who have a bit of land/space what kind of poultry do you want to raise & for what reason/s. Do you want chickens for meat or the eggs, what about bug control in your garden/s. Someone on my...
  • Terrorist's family expelled from Jerusalem

    03/10/2016 2:13:45 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/3/16 | Ido Ben Porat
    The family members of a terrorist who wounded two Border Police officers in an attack in eastern Jerusalem earlier this week were expelled from Jerusalem on Thursday and sent to Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria. Following the attack, Internal Security Minister Gilad Erdan ordered that the legal status of members of the terrorist's family, who lived in the village of Issawiya, be examined. Upon investigation, the police found out that the parents and sisters of the terrorist had applied for family reunification but their application had not yet been approved, and that therefore they did not have resident...
  • Family & Pets, O Gentle Savior

    02/28/2016 4:41:40 AM PST · by Revski · 3 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 2/28/16 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video is with family, pets, old & new videos, also the background instrument, mandolin & singing of the prayerful song, Pass Me Not, O Gentle Savior, written by William H. Doane, covered by myself.
  • Weekly Prepper Thread

    02/27/2016 7:55:09 AM PST · by TMSuchman · 63 replies
    Myself | Feb. 27,2016 | Mike Suchman
    Ok folks, welcome back to our weekly discussion on what & how are we going to deal with the end of the world as I see it. This week we are going to discuss medical supplies & possible issues that may/are going to face us when & if everything goes to heck in a hand basket. First of all you can not beat a good all around first aid kit, for everyday run of the mill emergencies. But know how life likes to throw us a real good wrinkle we need to look at gaining extra, like do you know...
  • Iran: $7,000 to every terror family

    02/24/2016 2:58:06 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 21 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/2/16 | Matt Wanderman
    The Foreign Ministry has declared that "Israel condemns the Iranian ambassador to Lebanon's announcement that his country will financially support Palestinian terrorists and their families." The official statement explained, "This is additional proof of Iran's deep involvement in supporting terror against Israel. After the agreement with the world powers, Iran is allowing itself to continue being a central player in international terror." The Iranian ambassador to Lebanon, Mohammad Fateh Ali, recently announced that his country would pay $7,000 to the family of any terrorist killed in the recent wave of terror, and an additional $30,000 to any family whose house...
  • AG rules no demolition if terrorist's family turns them in

    02/23/2016 2:28:32 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/2/16 | Yedidya Ben Or
    Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has not been on the post long, but already has determined that the policy of demolishing the homes of murderous Arab terrorists should be done away with in cases where the families of the terrorist hand them over. Mandelblit's decision comes with the goal of passing a message that the demolition is not a punishment but rather a deterrent step, as determined by the courts on numerous occasions, reports Channel 2 on Tuesday night. According to the report, due to Mandelblit's decision the planned wave of demolitions of terrorists' homes on Monday night did not include...
  • Rubio Family Ad

    02/21/2016 3:00:16 AM PST · by pnut22 · 8 replies
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  • Rubio Family Ad

    02/21/2016 3:00:14 AM PST · by pnut22 · 6 replies
    http://www.ispot.tv/ad/AqJO/marco-rubio-for-president-family
  • You Will Be Made to Care

    02/19/2016 8:42:11 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 19, 2016 | Erick Erickson
    I have a new book out this week titled "You Will Be Made to Care." I chronicle the disturbing trend of persecution in the United States against people of faith. Several years ago, I had an encounter with a young man who told me in no uncertain terms that he did not care about the rapid movement to legalize same sex marriage in the United States. It did not affect him, would not affect him and he did not care about the issue at all. I replied to him that he would be made to care by the secular left...
  • 'Rest in paradise, Pop-Pop': Scalia's grandson leads family tributes as doctor reveals he had

    02/15/2016 11:18:17 PM PST · by Nachum · 44 replies
    Dailymail.com ^ | 2/15/16 | Wills Robinson
    Justice Scalia's children and grandchildren have paid tribute to him while his doctor has raised questions about the veteran jurist's health. The 79-year-old, who sat on the Supreme Court bench for 20 years, is believed to have had a history of heart problems, high blood pressure and was too weak to have a shoulder operation. He was found dead at a ranch in Texas during a retreat with friends and admirers, prompting a flood of tributes from his loved ones. Many uploaded pictures of him holding his grandchildren in more relaxed settings, away from the courtroom. His grand-son Antonin 'Nino'...
  • (Vanity) Why doesn't Reid, Hillary, Bill, Jeb, Dubya, Obama & others wait and consider Scalia's

    02/14/2016 12:47:48 AM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 6 replies
    Maybe 6 months from now they can nominate Scalia's son. Scalia's son on SCOTUS makes more sense than Jeb or Clinton running for President. It makes more sense than having Harry Reid's family run for office everywhere.
  • 'Pro-Faith' or 'Profane?' Trump Surrogate Gets Heckled at Faith and Family Forum

    02/13/2016 12:24:33 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 320 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 12, 2016 | Leigh Munsil
    "...[Pastor Mark Burns] repeated four times: "Donald Trump is pro-faith. He is pro-faith. He is pro-faith. He is pro-faith." But an attendee called out loudly that Trump is "profane" - presumably referring to Trump's use of the word "pussy" on stage to mock opponent Sen. Ted Cruz and other such statements over the course of the campaign. Burns responded by admitting that Trump's language is profane. "Let me tell you one thing, I'm grateful you said that, that Donald Trump is profane, and that's what you're saying," he said. "Donald Trump is profane, but guess what? ... I don't know...
  • Feds Seek Home Visits, Calling Parents "Equal Partners"

    02/12/2016 1:59:13 PM PST · by Sopater · 41 replies
    The New American ^ | Thursday, 11 February 2016 | Alex Newman
    Big Brother wants to be an “equal partner” with American parents in the raising of their own children, starting before they are even born. He wants to send his agents to your house for “home visits,” too. Believe it or not, two powerful arms of Obama administration, the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), explicitly say so themselves.In a draft policy statement on “family engagement,” the two unconstitutional bureaucracies openly state their joint position: families are “equal partners” in everything from children's “development” and “education” to their “wellness across all settings.” Virtually...
  • Heidi Cruz is her husband’s not-so-secret weapon, but could she hurt his campaign?

    02/06/2016 5:04:52 PM PST · by xzins · 72 replies
    MSN ^ | 6 Feb 16 | Lisa Mascaro
    Except for perhaps Bill Clinton, no candidate’s spouse in the 2016 presidential campaign has proved as productive and effective as Heidi Cruz. Beyond the mother-of-two charm that softens Sen. Ted Cruz’s hard edges, and her deep Christian faith, the California-born Heidi Cruz, 43, is an accomplished executive and political adviser — more in the model of Democrats like Michelle Obama and Hillary Clinton than Republicans like Laura Bush. Her impressive resume includes a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University, a stint in the George W. Bush White House and a high-paying job at investment giant Goldman Sachs, where...
  • What is Neo-Masculinity?

    02/03/2016 7:46:31 PM PST · by GrootheWanderer · 16 replies
    RooshV.com ^ | May 6, 2015 | Roosh
    Neomasculinity combines traditional beliefs, masculinity, and animal biology into one ideological system. It aims to aid men living in Westernized nations that lack qualities such as classical virtue, masculinity in males, femininity in females, and objectivity, especially concerning beauty ideals and human behavior. It also serves as an antidote for males who are being programmed to accept Western degeneracy, mindless consumerism, and immoral state authority. The purpose of this article is to list and describe the principal doctrines of neomasculinity.
  • Nearer My God To Thee

    01/26/2016 9:15:55 AM PST · by Revski · 4 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 1/26/16 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video in memory of loved ones and has the hymn, Nearer My God to Thee, by: Sarah Flower Adams (1805-1848). I play instrumental and sing parts of this old and wonderful song. The pictures, are family, friends, many have passed . In the old picture at the beginning of my family, Mother, Father, brothers and sisters of 7 children. I am, left to right, second one over in front with a lolly-pop. Picture of Jesus is by; Greg Olson.
  • Calais Resident Brandishes Rifle at Migrants As His Little Girl Cowers Inside Their Home

    01/25/2016 8:23:11 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 40 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/25/16 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Video footage has emerged of a mob of migrants attacking a French family outside their home in Calais. The mob can be seen hurling objects at the family before one of the men within the house emerges with an air rifle to ward them off. The man was later taken into custody by police, but has been released while the regional prosecutor considers whether to pursue a case against him. The incident took place on Saturday afternoon during a large protest against borders stages by a range of socialist groups together with migrants from The Jungle migrant camp. According to...
  • Times that try men's souls vs living in interesting times

    01/20/2016 1:20:31 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 255 replies
    January 20, 2016 | Jim Robinson
    <p>I pray FR survives this election. Our forum has never been so divided. But even more so, I pray our divided nation survives. If traitor Hillary or communist Sanders is elected, it will be difficult to continue as a free nation without invoking certain clauses in the Declaration. Our constitution is certainly being put to the test.</p>
  • Donald Trump admits cutting off medical treatment for his nephew's sick baby

    01/10/2016 3:41:15 PM PST · by TBP · 196 replies
    The Daily Mail (UK) ^ | Updated: 01:50 EST, 4 January 2016 | KHALEDA RAHMAN
    *Trump's older brother Freddy died an alcoholic at the age of 43 in 1981 When Trump family patriarch Fred Sr. died in 1999, *Freddy's children were cut out of the will Donald helped draft *Donald admitted he reneged on a pledge to pay the medical bills for the medical care of the sick infant when the Freddy's children sued *Claimed Donald and his siblings had influenced their late grandfather to leave them out of his will Donald Trump has admitted cutting off medical treatment to his nephew’s sick baby after he allegedly had his alcoholic brother’s children cut out of...
  • Pew: Just 14 Percent of Families in the U.S. Structured Like the ‘Traditional’ Cleaver Family

    12/31/2015 5:21:42 AM PST · by servo1969 · 42 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 12-30-2015 | CAROLINE MAY
    In 2014, just 14 percent of children under the age of 18 were living with parents in their first marriage with a father who worked and a stay-at-home mother. In the 1960s 50 percent of children lived in that family environment, declining to 26 percent in 1980 and continuing to decline until the 1990s when Pew reports the level began to remain more steady.
  • A List of Biblical Family Values to Cultivate

    12/30/2015 9:21:15 AM PST · by Salvation · 4 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 12-29-15 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    A List of Biblical Family Values to Cultivate Msgr. Charles Pope December 29, 2015 In Sunday's Feast of the Holy Family, the reading from the Letter to the Colossians sets forth values that ought to be cultivated by Christians, especially in the family setting.The third chapter of the Letter to the Colossians, while speaking in a general way about vices to be avoided and virtues to be cultivated, focuses in particular on the family, building to the conclusions about wives submitting to their husbands, husbands loving their wives, and children obeying their parents. For this reason, I use Colossians 3...
  • Nearer To Jesus Our Family Will Be

    12/27/2015 3:22:41 AM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/27/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video has the hymn, Nearer My God to Thee, by: Sarah Flower Adams (1805-1848). I play and sing, this old and wonderful song, with my mandolin. The picture new ones also, are family, friends and scenic views. Ending picture of Jesus is by; Greg Olson. Thanks for watching.
  • The Christmas Candle

    12/25/2015 8:45:32 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/25/15 | William Kevin Stoos
    “Candle wicks, like memories, flicker faintly at times, and burn brightly at others.” Dickens could have been writing about my father, William Christian Stoos, when he said of Scrooge that he knew how to keep Christmas well. Dad was the Spirit of Christmas in our household. Each year he anticipated the holiday with a childlike glee. Although a stoic man, and deeply spiritual , he became a child at Christmas time—his favorite time of the year. Whether it was the gaudy Christmas tree with its 2,000 lights that warmed our cozy house, the pine candles and exotic incense that filled...
  • Estrangement

    12/20/2015 6:07:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 2015 | Bruce Bialosky
    A friend was visiting that I only see on occasion. After talking about our common interests, he told me he was currently splitting his time between where he lived and where he grew up. That was because his 90-year-old father needed to have a family member nearby. After commending him for doing the right thing in taking care of his aging parent, I asked whether he had any siblings who could help. He stated he had one who was no longer in communication with him or his father. His answer as to why was because his father and the sibling...
  • Intruder Breaks Into Home And Gets BLOWN AWAY By Entire Family

    12/19/2015 7:30:53 AM PST · by Eddie01 · 55 replies
    Joe For America (Joe the Plummer) ^ | December 19, 2015 | Baron Von Kowenhoven
    Mitchell Large made the decision to break into a Florida home Monday morning but didn’t exactly face the greeting he was expecting. The family whose home he broke into were all packing heat. For Those Keeping Score: Armed Family 3; Intruder 0 [snip]
  • Meet the Farooks: The Modern Jihad Family

    12/09/2015 6:44:16 AM PST · by SJackson · 28 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | December 9, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    Meet the Farooks: The Modern Jihad Family How did this anything-but-moderate family not attract any law enforcement attention? December 9, 2015 Robert Spencer When Syed Rizwan Farook and his wife Tashfeen Malik murdered fourteen people and wounded twenty-one at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, Farook's family, having lawyered up, instructed its legal representatives to tell the world how shocked - shocked! - they were by the massacre. However, just as Captain Renault is handed his winnings immediately after telling Rick Blaine of his shock that gambling was going on in Rick's Café Americain, so also in this...
  • Till We Meet Nearer At Jesus Feet

    12/07/2015 3:12:19 AM PST · by Revski
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/07/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    This video is redone for sound improvement, full of memories and has two hymns, Nearer My God to Thee and Till We Meet Again. These hymns or covered by myself, playing my mandolin. Thanks a million for watching.
  • Report: Shooter's father says his son supported ISIS

    12/06/2015 6:22:17 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    CNN ^ | December 6, 2015
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  • Norway: Christian Family Gets 5 Children Taken Away by Gov't for Teaching God Punishes Sin

    12/06/2015 7:20:51 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 12/04/2015 | Samuel Smith
    Child welfare services in Norway have reportedly removed five Christian children from their parents' home and placed them into foster care after the parents were accused of radicalizing and indoctrinating their children with Christianity. According to the British-based Christian Institute, Norway's child protection services, known as the Barnevernet, seized the three sons and two daughters of Ruth and Marius Bodnariu in mid-November. Although the family wasn't quite sure at the time why their children were being taken away from them, their lawyer discovered that the parents were being charged with Christian indoctrination. The family's ordeal began on Nov. 16 when...
  • Let Your Presence Be Your Present This Season

    12/03/2015 8:40:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 3, 2015 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    December is often the time of too many events, too many parties, too many obligations, too many gifts and too much family. There are quite a few Decembers in my recent memory where I did too much, slept too little and was worn out or sick by Christmas. The season can be -- if left unchecked -- exhausting rather than exhilarating. Last Sunday marked the beginning of Advent. It is the season that marks the expectation, the waiting and the preparation for Christmas, the celebration of Christ's birth. It also marks the beginning of the church year, when the readings...
  • Cruz campaign puts family out front

    11/28/2015 7:11:15 AM PST · by Isara · 146 replies
    Politico ^ | 11/28/15 | Katie Glueck
    In the Texas senator's bid for the White House, his father and wife are the tip of the spear. To one degree or another, every candidate running for president has enlisted their family in their effort. But none have gone so far as Ted Cruz, whose surging campaign has placed his wife Heidi and father Rafael at the tip of the spear, leading fundraising and organizing efforts as if they were paid staffers.Neither has a formal title, but as the Texas senator continues to roll out endorsements and assemble a growing network of supporters in the early states and across...
  • Watts Love Got To Do With It? Everything

    11/26/2015 7:38:50 AM PST · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2015 | Ryan Bomberger
    Thanksgiving is an outward act of inner gratitude. This holiday is more than pumpkins, turkeys, and commercially hyped Black Fridays. Thanking God for our blessings, giving selflessly and generously, and loving one another is at the heart of this day, which should be a daily occurrence. Being thankful is not always a natural response. People rescued from brokenness tend to have a better perspective on gratitude. I'm daily reminded of being saved from abortion. I was conceived in rape, yet given the incredible opportunity, through adoption, to love and be loved. Today, as an adoptive father, I have the awesome...
  • Give More Thanks, and Pass the Mayonnaise

    11/26/2015 6:55:57 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 26, 2015 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    While a few members of my extended family celebrate Thanksgiving as a prelude to the sales that follow Thanksgiving, I think of it as the day before the turkey leftovers. To me, there is nothing better than a leftover turkey sandwich with mayonnaise, spicy mustard, icebox lettuce and tomato. We know the first American Thanksgiving story. Almost 400 years ago, the pilgrims and Indians came together to share their harvest. Since then, Thanksgiving has become a day of family gatherings, feasting and football. While growing up in Carrollton, Georgia, I looked forward to Thanksgiving weekend, when our small town put...
  • ALPHA 2, The World's First Humanoid Robot for the Family

    11/11/2015 2:22:05 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 29 replies
    Alpha 2, The World's First Humanoid Robot for the Family. Intelligent, Interactive and Expandable!
  • The Family's Not Dead

    11/05/2015 9:28:48 AM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 5, 2015 | Robert Knight
    SALT LAKE CITY - Riding on the bright, efficient light rail through the downtown, a visitor can feel the vibes of a shifting urban environment, plus some spectacular mountains. It's a little like cruising the wide, clean streets of Disneyland, except that instead of Goofy and Mickey, you might spot a few homeless people here and there. Founded in 1847 by Brigham Young and other Mormon pioneers, the city feels safer than most, and the clean-cut Mormon influence is substantial. But the city has not been immune from the cultural decline of families and resultant government dependency. Utah's capital (pop....
  • The Crisis Of The American Working Class

    11/04/2015 12:36:06 PM PST · by Another Post-American · 6 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 11/4/15 | Ben Domenech
    The disturbing evidence about the health of white middle-aged American working class, discovered and publicized this week by Nobel prize winner Angus Deaton and his wife Anne Case, is not tied to just one trend in the culture, policies, or economic factors at work within the United States. It is not the fault of one party or movement, but has multiple root causes. But it is something we all ought to be concerned about, both for the future fiscal and policy burden it represents, and for the broader lesson it tells us about how America is changing. The numbers clearly...
  • Is the ‘gay mafia’ behind the Synod on the Family?

    11/04/2015 4:51:33 AM PST · by BlatherNaut · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 11/3/15 | A Priest
    Is a homosexual agenda unduly influencing the outcome of the Synod on the family? It’s a question that needs to be raised because snippets gleaned from the Vatican in recent years seem to point in this direction... ...If this article has put the jigsaw together properly we must surmise that the sex abuse crisis is not over for the Church. The secular and Catholic media’s failure to report it accurately, and an over focus on paedophilia not homosexuality meant that sexually active gay men hiding behind dog collars remain free to betray their vows as priests. Having avoided exposure so...
  • Announcing My Personal Endorsement of Ted Cruz (Pastor Chappell)

    11/03/2015 12:15:18 PM PST · by Isara · 5 replies
    PaulChappell.com ^ | November 2, 2015 | Paul Chappell
    Last week, I gave my personal endorsement of Ted Cruz for President of the United States, and he asked if I would describe why I have done so. (I'd like to note that this is my personal endorsement only, not a ministry endorsement.)We are blessed in this election cycle with multiple candidates whose campaign positions are conservative and value based. For that, I am thankful. But to me there are a few areas that set Senator Ted Cruz apart, and I am honored that he asked for my endorsement:He is a Christian. Being a Christian is not a requirement for...
  • Report: Married Parents Raising Children Best Bet for Economic Prosperity of Family, Society

    10/23/2015 6:11:17 AM PDT · by xzins · 39 replies
    CNS ^ | October 22, 2015 | Penny Starr
    A report released by the American Enterprise Institutes Institute for Family Studies showed that strong families have a direct impact on the economy in the states where they live and work and that married parents raising children are better predictors of economic mobility, child poverty and median family income than other demographics such as race or education. Higher levels of marriage, and especially higher levels of married-parent families, are strongly associated with more economic growth, more economic mobility, less child poverty and higher median family income at the state level in the United States, the report stated. Using data from...
  • Where Are the Christian Celebrities on Marriage?

    10/21/2015 12:57:34 PM PDT · by DWW1990 · 4 replies
    Trevor Grant Thomas.com ^ | 10/20/15 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    Throughout history, and the world over, the union of one man and one woman is the foundation of every social institution. Strong and healthy marriages lead to strong and healthy families. Strong and healthy families lead to strong and healthy communities. Strong and healthy communities lead to strong and healthy churches, schools, businesses, governments, and so on. Whats more, marriage is the Crown of Creation. It is the priority relationship within the family, with all other relationships being subordinate, and functioning subject, to it. After our relationship with our Creator, the most important relationship in the universe is the relationship...
  • White House wants to ban conversion therapy on minors

    10/15/2015 6:38:35 PM PDT · by markomalley · 51 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/15/15 | Robert King
    White House officials pushed to ban conversion therapy for LGBT youths, pointing to new findings that debunk the therapy. A ban on the conversion therapy for minors was introduced in Congress on Thursday, following a report from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. "The science rebukes this so-called practice and so do we," White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett told reporters on a call Thursday. The report from the administration includes a consensus from an expert panel held by the American Psychological Association earlier this summer.The panel found that variations in "sexual orientation and gender identity are normal,...
  • Why Are Married Couples With Kids Wealthier Than Other Americans?

    10/14/2015 10:35:24 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 14, 2015 | Terry Jeffrey
    When the Census Bureau recently released its 2014 data on household income in the United States, the numbers once again pointed to a basic trend that this nation's liberal political and cultural elite has no interest in publicizing. Married people with children generally do better financially than other Americans. As previously noted in this column, this was true in 2013. We now know it remained true in 2014. The overall median household income in the United States in 2014 was $53,657. Female householders in a nonfamily household had a median income of $26,673, according to the Census Bureau's Table HINC-01....
  • Theres a Way to Stop Mass Shootings, and You Wont Like It.

    10/13/2015 9:00:56 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 44 replies
    Rob Myers ^ | October 6, 2015 | Rob Myers
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