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  • Poll Shows Opposition Easing Toward Gay Marriage, Abortion, Legal Pot

    03/04/2011 10:07:24 AM PST · by Sarabaracuda · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 04, 201
    As the abortion and gay marriage debates simmer beneath the national brawl over spending, a new poll shows Americans are becoming much less conservative when it comes to social issues. A Pew Research Center poll released Thursday showed growing support for legal abortion, gay marriage and marijuana legalization. The shifting attitudes on the latter topic were particularly dramatic. Americans opposed legalizing marijuana by an 81-16 split two decades ago. The latest poll showed just 50 percent now oppose the change, while 45 percent support legalizing marijuana. On the abortion question, the survey showed Americans trending toward supporting abortion rights after...
  • Sarah, say it ain't so …

    02/12/2011 10:43:24 AM PST · by Ol' Sparky · 241 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | February 12, 2011 | Joseph Farah
    Until very recently, I was a big Sarah Palin supporter. I don't mean she was my first or second choice to be president. But I really liked the gal. I thought she was a straight shooter. I liked her style. I didn't think she pulled any punches. While sometimes lacking crystal clarity on the issues, she had the right instincts, I thought. But now I wonder. What prompted this change of heart? Some recent comments suggest she really doesn't comprehend how close we are to losing the culture war for the hearts and minds of Americans, particularly on the issue...
  • Chick-Fil-A Says It's Dropping Its Support For Anti-Gay Marriage Groups

    01/30/2011 8:53:18 AM PST · by scottjewell · 107 replies
    On Top Magazine ^ | 1-30-11 | On Top Staff
    Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy says the company is dropping its support for anti-gay marriage groups. The announcement comes after gay website blogged about the chicken restaurant's sponsorship of a marriage seminar closely associated with the anti-gay marriage group Pennsylvania Family Institute. In a two-minute-twenty-seven-second video message released nearly three weeks ago, Cathy denied that the company's donation was an endorsement of its values. “Let me be clear, Chick-Fil-A serves all people and values all people,” Cathy said. “Providing food to these events, or any event, is not an endorsement of the mission, political stance or motives of this or...
  • British journalist defends ‘gay brainwashing’ Daily Mail article that caused Twitter uproar

    01/25/2011 7:46:35 AM PST · by scottjewell · 13 replies
    Pink News UK ^ | 1-25-11 | Pink News staff
    Daily Mail columnist Melanie Phillips has defended an article which suggested that gay people were becoming the “new McCarthyites”. Her column, published yesterday, implied that homosexuality would become “mandatory” and accused gay activists of trying to “brainwash” children. The article was written in response to plans to make lessons more inclusive of LGBT people and became a trending topic on Twitter. Ms Phillips told that she would always defend gay people against “true prejudice” but maintained that the gay rights lobby intends to destroy “normal sexual behaviour”. In an email, she wrote: “I’m sorry if what I wrote has...
  • Gay couple wins suit against Christian hotel owners

    01/18/2011 7:09:01 AM PST · by scottjewell · 11 replies
    Guardian UK ^ | 18 January 2011 | Owen Bowcott
    Devout Christian hotel owners who refused to allow a gay couple to share a double room acted unlawfully, a judge at Bristol county court ruled today. Martyn Hall and Steven Preddy, who are civil partners, won their landmark claim for discrimination in a case funded and supported by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC). The ruling, one of the first made under the Equality Act (Sexual Orientation) Regulations 2007, is likely to provide those in partnerships with greater protection from discrimination. The owners of the Chymorvah private hotel in Cornwall, Peter and Hazel Bull, do not allow couples who...
  • "I am Gay" billboards ignite controversy among African Americans

    01/17/2011 9:16:16 AM PST · by scottjewell · 69 replies ^ | Jan. 15, 2011 | Paul Nelson
    The colorful attention-grabbing billboards of gay black men in a church and on the basketball court are creating a firestorm of controversy on an issue that continues to drive a wedge in segments of the African-American community. City Councilman Joseph Allen said Friday that he came in for both scorn and support after publicly expressing his displeasure this week that the billboards send the wrong message to impressionable youngsters, particularly those being raised by single mothers who may not have positive male role models. "This kind of billboard is putting the stamp of approval on a gay lifestyle," said Allen,...
  • A tipping point for gay and lesbian rights?

    01/03/2011 5:31:32 AM PST · by TiAhr-02L · 51 replies
    St. Louis Beacon ^ | 1-3-11 | William Alan Donius
    The landmark, bipartisan, and congressional action I witnessed the president sign last week may prove to be the tipping point when it comes to gay rights in America. A sense of optimism and hope was truly palpable among the several hundred at the signing ceremony. My gut told me it was genuine. As proof, I was able to look into the eyes of and speak directly to the president, vice president, Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Adm. Michael Mullen, Sen. Susan Collins and Rep. Barney Frank. Rather amazing they made themselves available. Convening on that bitterly cold morning of Dec. 22 was...
  • Ask, Confront & Defend

    12/26/2010 10:14:20 PM PST · by TheConservativeCitizen · 6 replies · 2+ views
    The Constitution Club ^ | 12-26-10 | Maeve Magdalen
    The repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell is a DISGRACE that cannot stand! The Left hoped that by defining homosexuality as an orientation that cannot be changed, rather than a chosen behavior as has been recognized for millenia, they could exploit the goodwill of the civil rights struggle. Civil rights, like feminism, is a positive philosophy when promulgated by persons of integrity with no hidden agendas. However, those of us who were around in those times, or who study real history, know there were many communists and America-haters therein marching with genuine people of good will. It is not the...
  • Graham: DREAM Act push damaged wider immigration reform effort (RINO planned amnesty push in 2011)

    12/18/2010 2:57:27 PM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 81 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2010-12-18 | Ben Geman
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Saturday that the failed Democratic effort to pass the DREAM Act in the lame duck session dealt a blow to future talks on a wider immigration bill. “It was an exercise to try and taint Republicans with Hispanic voters, knowing that the DREAM Act under these circumstances could never pass,” Graham told reporters in the Capitol after the bill sputtered on the floor. “What they have done on the DREAM Act is hurt overall comprehensive immigration reform,” he said. The DREAM Act, which would give legal status to illegal immigrants who came to the country...
  • Gaga Over DADT

    12/03/2010 6:21:45 PM PST · by raptor22 · 22 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 3, 2010 | IBD staff
    Gay Rights: The purpose of our military is to kill people and break things when necessary. It's not a tool for social engineering. Wartime is not the time to repeal "don't ask, don't tell." Repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy begun under President Clinton in 1993 is neither a legislative nor a military priority while we are engaged militarily in Iraq and Afghanistan and knee-deep in a jobless recovery where the issues of national debt and tax cuts should be paramount. Yet liberals drowning in political correctness consider it a priority, as does Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who...
  • Public Enemy No. 1: GOP Donors

    10/15/2010 4:58:36 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | October 15, 2010 | Michelle Malkin
    The White House attack on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce isn't about "disclosure." It's about disarmament. While posing as campaign finance champions, the ultimate goal of the Democratic offensive is to intimidate conservative donors, chill political free speech and drain Republican coffers. Chamber of Commerce official Bruce Josten tried to educate the public. "(W)e know what the purpose here is," he told ABC News. "It's to harass and intimidate." Josten cited protests and threats against chamber members as retribution for ads the organization ran opposing the federal health care takeover. But this isn't the first time liberal bullyboys have targeted...
  • Counterfeit Marriage: Unlawful or Lawless?

    10/09/2010 4:35:15 AM PDT · by · 4 replies · 2+ views ^ | 10/09/10 | David Shedlock
    Iowa for Freedom (founded by former governor candidate, Bob Vander Plaats) wants Iowans to vote no on the retention of three Supreme Court Justices who voted in Varnum v Brien to strike down Iowa’s version of the Defensive of Marriage Act. They are Marsha Ternus, Michael Streit, and David A Baker. Governor Chet Culver then ordered marriage licenses issued to same sex couples, just like Mitt Romney of Massachusetts did after a similar ruling in his state. Neither had the courage to stand against the overreaching actions of courts. This will likely end up at the United States Supreme Court...
  • Vultures Anderson Cooper and Gay Rights Groups Rush To Exploit Tragic Teen Suicide

    10/01/2010 10:24:05 AM PDT · by gocatholic · 19 replies · 1+ views
    NewsRealBlog ^ | 10/01/10 | Lisa Graas
    As questions abound about why Asher Brown, a 13-year-old public school student in Houston, might have taken his own life, CNN's Anderson Cooper and the gay lobby have both rushed in to capitalize on one of the boy's grieving parents' many claims, that the cause of his death is bullying by students because he was gay. Key points of information are being ignored in the mad rush to point to anti-gay bullying and to the school's alleged failure to address it. State legislators' phones are already lighting up as the gay lobby uses Asher Brown to petition for legislation not...
  • Target balks at counter contribution to gay rights groups (Standing up to the gay "rights" crowd!)

    08/16/2010 8:43:01 PM PDT · by MplsSteve · 19 replies
    Minneapolis StarTribune (aka The Red Star) ^ | 8/16/10 | Jackie Crosby - Staff Reporter
    The country's largest gay rights organization railed against Target Corp. Monday after the retailer ended talks related to its $150,000 donation to a group backing Republican Tom Emmer for governor. The Human Rights Campaign (HRC), based in Washington, D.C., said after "two weeks of good-faith discussions, and two tentative agreements," Target decided not to contribute to groups supporting gay-rights candidates in Minnesota, as the HRC had sought. "All fair-minded Americans will now rightly question Target's commitment to equality," said HRC president Joe Solmonese in a statement. "If their initial contribution was a slap in the face, their refusal to make...
  • Bradley Manning, suspected source of Wikileaks documents, raged on his Facebook page

    07/31/2010 12:10:46 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 82 replies · 4+ views
    London Daily Telegraph ^ | July 30, 2010 | Heidi Blake, John Bingham and Gordon Rayner
    <p>The US Army intelligence analyst, who is half British and went to school in Wales, appeared to sink into depression after a relationship break-up, saying he didn't "have anything left" and was "beyond frustrated".</p> <p>In an apparent swipe at the army, he also wrote: "Bradley Manning is not a piece of equipment," and quoted a joke about "military intelligence" being an oxymoron.</p>
  • Video: University makes diploma contingent on supporting gay rights

    07/28/2010 2:19:00 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies · 1+ views
    Hotair ^ | 07/28/2010 | Ed Morrisey
    CNN has an interesting roundtable on the case of Jennifer Keeton, who has sued Augusta State University to keep from getting expelled for not repudiating her statements about homosexuality. Keeton expressed her biblical perspective on the subject in and out of class while working toward a degree in counseling, and the school mandated a “remediation plan” that appears to have required her to renounce her Christian doctrine in order to gain a diploma from the school. The school has responded that a bias against homosexuality would disqualify Keeton from certification, a position that would put most Christians in Keeton’s position.Does...
  • Gay Rights, “Evil Angel,” and the Age of Moral Suicide (Ron Paul vs the Apostle Paul)

    07/21/2010 8:08:43 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Accuracy in Media ^ | 07/20/2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    Before he joined Democratic Rep. Barney Frank in calling for almost $1 trillion in cuts to the national defense budget, Ron Paul was one of only five Republicans in the House of Representatives voting to force open and active homosexuals into the military forces. It was another indication that President Obama’s radical “progressive” agenda is moving forward, this time with the support of America’s leading libertarian Republican. Paul won the presidential straw poll at the Conservative Political Action Conference in Washington this year. In addition to gays in the military, the agenda includes sanctioning gay marriage across the land, forcing...
  • University of IL Professor Pays Price For Political Incorrectness Regarding "Gays"

    07/20/2010 7:13:19 PM PDT · by Daniel T. Zanoza · 2 replies ^ | July 20, 2010 | Beth Rogers
    Letter to the Editor by Beth Rogers EDITOR'S NOTE: Beth Rogers is a frequent contributor to and a pro-family political activist. Rogers, who hails from Springfield, Illinois, is one of the most influential socially conservative leaders in the state. Proponents of "gay" rights have said many times what others do in their bedroom doesn't affect anyone else and is no one's business. The recent circumstances at the University of Illinois prove otherwise as a university professor shared his beliefs on natural moral laws and then was fired for his opinion. Professor Kenneth Howell's firing is only one example of...
  • U.S. falls even further behind on gay rights

    07/20/2010 3:51:03 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 34 replies · 1+ views
    South Florida Sun Sentinel ^ | July 20, 2010 | Sun Sentinel Editorial Board
    It's the United States that continues to be a hemispheric follower, not a leader, in the push to extend basic rights to a segment of the citizenry. Last week, Argentina became the first country in Latin America to legalize same-sex marriage, and to provide gay couples with all the benefits pertaining thereto. The new law, passed by the Argentine legislature in a close vote, was supported and encouraged by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner.
  • US pushing UN status for gay rights group

    07/16/2010 5:41:34 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 6 replies
    hosted ^ | Jul 16 | EDITH M. LEDERER
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The Obama administration and 14 members of the U.S. Congress are urging the U.N. Economic and Social Council to accredit the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission so it can work at the United Nations.....
  • Blood Safety Threatened: Lifting the ban on gay blood

    06/10/2010 8:55:36 AM PDT · by Patriot1259 · 15 replies · 107+ views ^ | 06/11/2010 | Staff
    With the public focused on the calamity of the Gulf oil spill, another disaster that could affect millions of lives is in the making. The federal Advisory Committee on Blood Safety and Availability is holding meetings on June 10 and June 11 to consider lifting the ban on gay blood. Cliff Kincaid, president of the public policy group, America's Survival, Inc. (ASI), is scheduled to testify in favor of the ban. If the ban is lifted, Kincaid argues, the five million Americans a year who receive blood transfusions could be exposed to the AIDS virus or other infections in the...
  • The Gay Infiltration of the Conservative Movement

    02/23/2010 6:18:36 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 290 replies · 2,901+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | February 22, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    California Young Americans for Freedom (YAF) chairman Ryan Sorba generated a media controversy when he was shown at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) denouncing the organizers for inviting a homosexual Republican group, GOProud, into the event as an official sponsor. In "controversial" remarks, Sorba said homosexuality was unnatural and that he welcomed more debate and discussion about the subject from his political adversaries. But what many people don't realize is that Sorba's "outburst" was provoked by a speaker who preceded him, Alexander McCobin of Students For Liberty (SFL). McCobin went out of his way to use valuable time from...
  • Scorned! N J Gay activists realize they’ve been played for suckers by Dems vote to stop donations

    02/10/2010 5:32:43 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 17 replies · 734+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | February 10, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    New Jersey’s biggest Gay rights organization has voted unanimously to stop contributing to ALL political parties. Since Lincoln was probably the last Republican any Gay organization contributed to, the effect of this lavender revolt is to shut off the money flow to Democrats. This is a stunning and serious turn of events because the Homosexual Community is not about to back away from. Fooled once too often For several years Democrats have made promises to Homosexuals vowing they would fix everything from Gay Marriage to adoption and Don’t Ask Don’t Tell. In state after state, where referenda have been held...
  • Homosexual Media Target Christians

    02/02/2010 6:36:26 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 13 replies · 520+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Cliff Kincaid
    The Washington Post editorial page has joined lesbian MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow in blasting the government of Uganda for considering a law to protect children from homosexual predators and the dangerous public health impact of the homosexual lifestyle. Despite its moderate views on some foreign policy issues, the Post has always come down firmly on the side of making homosexuality into a special right that should be protected and even glorified by governmental institutions. Now it wants to impose that view on Uganda's mostly Christian population. The January 7 editorial was probably written by Post editorial writer and homosexual activist...
  • Cindy McCain works with gay rights (Palin to Stump for McCain in AZ?)

    01/21/2010 3:16:32 AM PST · by broken_arrow1 · 26 replies · 1,107+ views
    Politico ^ | 1/20/10 | KIKI RYAN
    Gay rights are a key issue of the day – and certainly within the family of Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz). Cindy McCain is now involved with the NOH8 campaign, a photo project and silent protest in support of equal marriage rights for all Americans. On Wednesday, the NOH8 organization released their photo of the wife of McCain on its website. McCain appears in all white clothing, with one hand over her heart, wearing the campaign’s signature: silver duct-tape across her mouth. “We’ve often been surprised at some of the different individuals who have approached us to showing their support. Few,...
  • Media Homosexuals Bash Uganda’s Christians

    01/11/2010 6:31:03 AM PST · by AIM Freeper · 22 replies · 930+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | Cliff Kincaid
    The Washington Post editorial page has now joined lesbian MSNBC commentator Rachel Maddow in blasting the government of Uganda for considering a law to protect children from homosexual predators and the dangerous public health impact of the homosexual lifestyle. Despite its moderate views on some foreign policy issues, the Post has always come down firmly on the side of making homosexuality into a special right that should be protected and even glorified by governmental institutions. Now it wants to impose that view on Uganda's mostly Christian population. The editorial was probably written by Post editorial writer and homosexual activist Jonathan...
  • NAMBLA-gate: The Strange Case of Kevin Jennings, Part One

    01/05/2010 1:16:34 PM PST · by AIM Freeper · 3 replies · 465+ views
    Accuracy in Media ^ | January 4, 2010 | Cliff Kincaid
    NAMBLA-gate: The Strange Case of Kevin Jennings, Part One This is the real scandal—the degree to which the homosexual movement tolerates pedophiles in its midst and regards a champion of pedophilia as a hero. Harry Hay, who "inspired" Obama-appointed Education Department official Kevin Jennings to lead a life of homosexual activism, was not only a supporter of the North American Man-Boy Love Association (NAMBLA) but a prominent member of the Communist Party USA and "Radical Faerie" who believed in the power of the occult. Hay's influence is relevant not only because Jennings is a top Education Department official, but because...
  • CPAC and GOProud - strange bedfellows

    12/17/2009 5:17:14 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 6 replies · 535+ views
    One News Now ^ | December 16, 2009 | Jim Brown
    A spokesman for the American Family Association says a Republican homosexual activist group doesn't belong at a popular conservative political conference in February. The homosexual activist group GOProud, an offshoot of the Log Cabin Republicans, boasts on its website that it will be a co-sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in Washington on February 18-20. Jimmy LaSalvia, executive director of GOProud, says taking part in CPAC "is one of the most important things [GOProud] will do all year," and affords the homosexual activist group "an incredible opportunity to deliver [its] message." GOProud advocates same-sex "marriage," a repeal of...
  • The Wonderful Ninth Amendment

    12/14/2009 5:31:49 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 10 replies · 678+ views ^ | 12/14/2009 | Zander Marthews
    Liberal Columnist Bestows the Virtues of the Ninth Amendment and credits it with allowing for Abortion and Gay Rights - and therefore says it is his "favorite" Amendment
  • BREAKING: Obama’s “Safe Schools Czar” Is Promoting Child Porn in the Classroom

    12/04/2009 9:39:19 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 83 replies · 3,637+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 12/04/09 | Gateway Pundit
    Scott Baker from and Co-Host of ‘The B-Cast‘ submitted this shocking report today on Obama’s deviant Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings. —-Warning on Content—– I was recently approached by a team of independent researchers that I have known for some time and have come to trust. They prepared this report involving ‘Safe Schools Czar’ Kevin Jennings and the organization he founded, GLSEN, and asked that I find a way to help draw attention to what they uncovered. Knowing that Gateway Pundit has followed Kevin Jennings since his appointment, as we have on The B-Cast (here, here, and here), and...
  • Voting for Discrimination (NYT BARF Alert)

    12/04/2009 7:13:16 AM PST · by lbryce · 13 replies · 377+ views
    New York Times ^ | December 2, 2009 | Editorial Board
    The New York State Senate held an emotional debate on Wednesday in which there was talk of belief and conscience and eloquent reminders of earlier civil rights struggles. It then took a stand against equality and fairness. By a 38-to-24 vote, lawmakers chose to continue the state’s discrimination against couples who want to get married and simply happen to be the same sex. Like Gov. David Paterson and advocates who pressed for the vote, we had hoped a sufficient number of senators would do the right thing when required to take a stand. In the end, though, not a single...
  • Nancy Pelosi marched in a gay pride parade with known pedophiles

    11/28/2009 6:10:17 PM PST · by ReaganCaesar · 16 replies · 1,182+ views
    Nancy Pelosi marched in a gay pride parade with known pedophiles, like Harry Hay who was known as a gay rights activist. This is common practice in San Francisco. Read the article and it lays it all out for you. PS-I know I've posted this before, but there are always new people reading this section of the Free Republic, and I want to make sure that every possible person hears about this. EXCERPT- The Pride Parade. That's what it's called in San Francisco when the community gathers for a parade during the annual San Francisco Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Pride...
  • Mormons throw support behind gay-rights cause

    11/11/2009 5:48:28 PM PST · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 1,151+ views
    hostednews/ ^ | 3 hours ago | ERIC GORSKI
    It looked like a stunning reversal: the same church that helped defeat gay marriage in California standing with gay-rights activists on an anti-discrimination law in its own backyard. On Tuesday night, after a series of clandestine meetings between local gay-rights backers and Mormons in Salt Lake City, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced it would support proposed city laws that would prohibit discrimination against gays in housing and employment. The ordinances passed and history was made: It marked the first time the Salt Lake City-based church had supported gay-rights legislation.
  • Mass. homosexual lobby sending wave of activists to Maine this Tuesday for "get out the vote."

    11/02/2009 10:49:57 AM PST · by massmike · 24 replies · 1,227+ views ^ | 11/02/2009 | n/a
    Over the last several months homosexual activist campaign workers from across the country have been traveling to Maine to campaign against the upcoming vote for traditional marriage. It's been largely paid for by national homosexual groups. But all along the Massachusetts homosexual lobby has been a major organizing and fundraising arm of the pro-gay marriage push in Maine.
  • Ben Stein’s Remarks on Christmas from CBS Sunday Morning - MUST READ

    11/02/2009 10:26:16 AM PST · by American Dream 246 · 3 replies · 1,673+ views
    Mountain Republic ^ | 11/02/09 | Mountain Republic
    I Only hope we find GOD again before it is too late ! ! The following was written by Ben Stein and recited by him on CBS Sunday Morning Commentary. My confession: I am a Jew, and every single one of my ancestors was Jewish. And it does not bother me even a little bit when people call those beautiful lit up, bejeweled trees, Christmas trees. I don't feel threatened. I don't feel discriminated against. That's what they are, Christmas trees. It doesn't bother me a bit when people say, 'Merry Christmas' to me. I don't think they are slighting...
  • The Ship of State is Being Steered Toward a Maelstrom of Anti-Christianity

    11/02/2009 7:44:00 AM PST · by NYer · 38 replies · 1,984+ views
    CE ^ | November 2, 2009 | Charles S. LiMandri
    President Obama’s highly controversial Safe Schools Czar, Kevin Jennings, is concerned about the heterosexual indoctrination of children in our public schools. In his bizarre view: “we all know what’s promoted in our schools: Heterosexuality is promoted in our schools. Every time kids read Romeo and Juliet or they’re encouraged to go to the prom or whatever it is, kids are aggressively recruited to be heterosexual in this country. And you know what, it doesn’t work. The reality is that if schools could affect your sexual orientation there would have been no gay people in the first place. But they’re still...

    10/30/2009 11:27:34 AM PDT · by Psion · 9 replies · 1,233+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | October 29, 2009 | The Last Crusade
    Silence of the Lambs - - Part 5,432 Speak of Sin; Land in Jail Welcome to Post Christian America A Christian evangelist who was once arrested, incarcerated, and charged under Pennsylvania's hate crimes law says the federal hate crimes bill that has been signed into law by President Obama is the most dangerous laws in the history of the United States. The Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which was signed into law yesterday, creates additional penalties for violent crimes motivated by the victim's "actual or perceived" gender, "gender identity," sexual orientation, or disability....

    10/26/2009 9:21:22 AM PDT · by Psion · 11 replies · 854+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | Oct. 25, 2009 | The Last Crusade
    Can Catholic Schools Uphold Catholic Doctrine? thelastcrusade.orgA complaint has been filed by a trans-gendered substitute teacher against a Catholic school board in Canada. Jan Buterman was a substitute teacher for St. Albert Catholic Schools in Edmonton, Alberta, before announcing that she was going through the process of becoming a man through aggressive hormone treatments. When Ms. Buterman began to appear as a male in the classroom, the school board officials opted to hand her a pink slip. Dave Quist, executive director of the Institute of Marriage and Family - Canada, explained St. Albert’s decision by stating: "The Catholic school...
  • Community Organizing In America's Schools - Don't you let them get away with it.

    10/17/2009 11:45:45 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 7 replies · 830+ views
    The Obama File ^ | 10/17/09 | The Obama File
    Yesterday, the US News & World Report published an essay, "Michelle Obama, Teachers Are Key to a Successful Economy." It begins: Michelle Obama: Teachers Are Key to a Successful Economy By Michelle Obama Posted October 15, 2009 Michelle Obama is the first lady of the United States. That's a lot of Michelle Obamas Anyway, after personalizing Michelle and the kids, Michelle's ghost-writer inserts the boiler-plate about the challenges and lack of rewards of teaching, which has been eternally true, and spring-boards into the reason for the exercise -- placing community organizers into the public schools -- Michelle refers to them...

    10/13/2009 1:10:48 PM PDT · by Tamar Rush · 46 replies · 2,997+ views
    The Last Crusade ^ | October 13, 2009 | The Last Crusade
    Why We Are Going to Hell – Part 4,025 America’s New Holiday Public school students throughout California will be celebrating May 22 as a new holiday. On this day, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes, was born. As was Sir Laurence Oliver, arguably the world’s greatest artist. Richard Wagner, the great composer, was born on May 22 but his music will not be played for the students in commemoration of his works. Nor will Tommy Franks, the Yankee pitcher, be honored on this day, let alone St. Rita of Cascia, the patron of desperate causes....
  • “Reform” Means You Pay More for Health Care [Here are the numbers]

    10/12/2009 12:18:24 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 14 replies · 1,888+ views
    heritage ^ | October 12th, 2009 | heritage
    A major new report confirms the worst fears of many: Health care reform will raise the costs for most Americans—by about 18% on average. That is on top of existing inflation of health coverage. Once the plan is fully phased-in (by 2019), a typical family of four would pay an extra $4,000 each year. When combined with existing inflation, costs would rise from today’s $12,300 annual average to $25,900. Of that 111% increase, $9,600 is due to existing factors uncorrected by the legislation, and $4,000 due to additional costs created by the legislation. For single persons, the differential is projected...
  • Obama White House to 60,000,000 Anglers: We Don't Need You

    10/12/2009 6:28:16 AM PDT · by backhoe · 97 replies · 7,985+ views
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 10/12/2009 | Jim Hoff
    Obama White House to 60,000,000 Anglers: We Don't Need You Obama White House takes on 60,000,000 American anglers. (Hawaii Leisure) A recently released White House document could result in the closures of sport fishing in salt and freshwater areas.Shimano reported: Feds to 60 Million American Anglers: We don't need you A recently published administration document outlines a structure that could result in closures of sport fishing in salt and freshwater areas across America. The White House created an Interagency Oceans Policy Task Force in June and gave them only 90 days to develop a comprehensive federal policy for all U.S....
  • Obama prepared to pay off the Taliban

    10/12/2009 9:44:51 AM PDT · by Crush · 31 replies · 2,880+ views
    Unto the Breach ^ | 12 Oct 2009 | Chris Carter
    Just when you thought things couldn't possibly get any worse (from The Times)... The Obama administration is considering outbidding the Taliban to persuade Afghan villagers to lay down arms as it struggles to find a new approach to a war that is fast losing public and congressional support. Didn't we send troops to Afghanistan to fight the Taliban? Now the Obama administration is wanting to legitimize yet another terrorist group: Apart from training more Afghan troops, the focus has shifted to accepting a political role for the Taliban, while also trying to weaken them by winning some over. Once again,...
  • Teaching monsters (Obama's New Sodom)

    10/12/2009 12:24:00 AM PDT · by bogusname · 48 replies · 4,611+ views
    American Thinker ^ | October 12, 2009 | Bob Weir
    I've always believed in the existence of monsters. During my 20 years as a cop in NYC, I met quite a few of them, many of whom may still be doing time in prisons around the country. However, they were the garden-variety type of monsters; murderers, rapists, armed robbers and other assorted thugs. But there's another, even lower, level of criminal that exists in communities all across America, even in some of our churches. The creature I'm referring to is the pedophile. A few years ago, I received a 6-page letter in the mail from a woman in East Cambridge,...
  • Obama's Schools Czar Wrote That Killing Someone Who Called You Faggot Was "Not Aberrant Behavior"

    10/11/2009 8:34:30 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 35 replies · 2,353+ views
    Getway Pundit ^ | Gateway Pundit
    This sounds safe... Obama's Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings wrote that killing someone who called you a name was not aberrant behavior. Oh really? Verum Serum discovered this article by Obama's Safe Schools Czar Kevin Jennings in 1998: We need to own up to the fact that our culture teaches boys that being “a man” is the most important thing in life, even if you have to kill someone to prove it. Killing someone who calls you a faggot is not aberrant behavior but merely the most extreme expression of a belief that is beaten (sometimes literally) into boys at...
  • Gay rights advocates march on D.C.

    10/11/2009 6:29:58 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies · 1,367+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | October 11, 2009 | Brett Zongker AP
    WASHINGTON — Thousands of gay rights supporters marched Sunday from the White House to the Capitol, demanding that President Barack Obama keep his promises to allow gays to serve openly in the military and work to end discrimination against gays. Rainbow flags and homemade signs dotted the crowds filling Pennsylvania Avenue in front of the White House as people chanted "Hey, Obama, let mama marry mama" and "We're out, we're proud, we won't back down." Many children were also among the protesters. A few counter-protesters had also joined the crowd, which stretched several blocks by the afternoon. Jason Yanowitz, a...
  • Lieberman bill may cross a bridge in same-sex debate

    10/11/2009 12:32:48 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies · 916+ views
    The Hill ^ | October 11, 2009 | J. Taylor Rushing
    Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.) is ready to re-start a debate over domestic benefits to gay federal employees and their spouses. Lieberman told The Hill he hopes to push a bill onto the Senate floor by the end of the year that would grant the same benefits to gay federal employees and their spouses as given any married federal employee and their spouse. Benefits include federal health insurance, enhanced dental and vision care, retirement and disability provisions and life insurance and benefits in cases of death or disability. Members of the military would be excluded. Lieberman said he expects to hold...
  • Democrats Adding Amendments To Health Care Bills AFTER They Are Voted on

    10/08/2009 12:33:48 PM PDT · by Shellybenoit · 18 replies · 1,691+ views
    John Boehner/The Lid ^ | 10/8/09 | The Lid
    Talk about Cheating. John Boehner announced today that after the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee passed their version of the Obamacare bill, the the Democrats added 70 substantive amendments to the bill without voting on it, and without telling the minority members. WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republican Leader John Boehner (R-OH) today expressed outrage after learning that Senate Democratic leaders quietly made more than 70 substantive changes to the text of a health care bill after the legislation was voted on and passed by the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (HELP) Committee. The changes were made without...
  • Palin: Dollar woes show need for energy independence

    10/07/2009 11:31:28 AM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 16 replies · 1,995+ views
    Hotair ^ | 10/07/09 | Ed Morrissey
    Two days ago, British newspaper The Independent reported that a secret cabal of oil-producing Arab states, Russia, and China had conspired to dump the dollar for oil trading, a move which would have seriously weakened our currency and influence abroad. Many publications picked up on this report, written by the notoriously unreliable Robert Fisk, and a round of denials promptly appeared from the named states. Left unexplained by Fisk and the Independent was how these same states, with massive holdings in the dollar (especially China), would benefit in the short or long term by attacking it. However, it once again...
  • ACORN Throws Out Republican Voter Registrations

    10/07/2009 8:37:36 AM PDT · by khnyny · 98 replies · 6,629+ views ^ | October 7, 2009 | Pamela Geller
    ACORN wants people to register to vote – as long as they’re Democrats. Republican registrations go into the trash. Here is a first-hand account of how it happens. In February 2008, Fathiyyah Muhammad of Jacksonville, Florida, heard that ACORN was paying people three dollars for each voter they could register. ACORN paid her three dollars for each voter she registered, but Fatiyyah Muhammad says that the group threw out her votes and fired her when she brought them registrations of Republican voters. Fathiyyah Muhammad voted for Obama. “I’m a Republican,” she says, “and this was the first time that I...