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  • Residents Disgusted by Michigan Strip Club Hiring High School Graduates

    05/26/2016 4:55:45 AM PDT · by ghosthost · 91 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-25-2016 | Jerome Hudson
    “If you’re a graduate, you [should] want to go to college,” Lisa Mulholland, a Harrison resident said according to TV5. “Children fresh out of high school shouldn’t be taking their clothes off for money. I think it’s sickening,” said local resident Lisa Dickerson said. “They’re good people, but I still don’t think it’s right. I don’t think it’s right at all,” Mulholland said. The billboard is gaining traction and responses on social media. The sign also features the club’s hours and a telephone number. Facebook user Jason Swejkowski posted a picture of the strip club’s advertisement, with the caption, “Miceli’s...
  • Abedin Testifies Before Benghazi Committee Behind Closed Doors… Gowdy a No-Show

    10/16/2015 2:25:59 PM PDT · by blueyon · 104 replies ^ | 10/16/15 | Terresa Monroe-Hamilton
    What the heck is going on? First of all, Huma Abedin was allowed to testify behind closed doors. That should not have been sanctioned. She should have had to testify in public. The FBI is stone walling the case and not aggressively going after Hillary Clinton and her lieutenants like Huma Abedin. Now, Trey Gowdy doesn’t even show at her hearing and says there is no particular reason for it. This morning I heard that Clinton warned the GOP to lay off Abedin and now this. Abedin should have been raw meat for a prosecutor like Gowdy. This makes no...
  • Steelers’ James Harrison Insists on Returning His Sons’ ‘Participation Trophies’

    08/16/2015 2:45:44 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 29 replies
    KTLA ^ | John A . Moreno
    “While I am very proud of my boys for everything they do and will encourage them till the day I die, these trophies will be given back until they EARN a real trophy,” the 37-year-old member of the Pittsburg Steelers wrote in an Instagram post. “I’m sorry I’m not sorry for believing that everything in life should be earned.” ... “I’m not about to raise two boys to be men by making them believe that they are entitled to something just because they tried their best,” the five-time Pro Bowler continued, adding, “(because) sometimes your best is not enough, and...
  • The LCMS Calls a Post a Post

    07/22/2015 11:08:55 AM PDT · by NRx · 35 replies
    Chronicles ^ | 07-21-2015 | Aaron D. Wol
    If the role of religion in America today is to teach the faithful to bend over and kiss the ring of postmodernity and beg for forgiveness for actually believing something, the Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod just failed spectacularly, flubbed its lines, and fell off the stage. I, for one, am elated. Tuesday’s St. Louis Post-Dispatch revealed the grand faux pas with this somewhat ironic lede: “The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod recently carried out what various members consider the equivalent of a modern-day heresy trial.” My enthusiasm is, of course, mixed with sadness. The Rev. Dr. Matthew Becker (the hero/victim of the breathlessly...
  • Rick Harrison of ‘Pawn Stars’: My vote is going to Marco Rubio

    07/14/2015 6:34:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies
    Las Vegas Sun ^ | July 13, 2015 | Rick Harrison
    Now that there are more than a dozen hats in the ring on the Republican side of the election and several lining up on the other side, I have chosen my favorite: Marco Rubio. I learned a long time ago that you don’t need to agree with a candidate 100 percent of the time, but if you find one you agree with most of the time who speaks well, has knowledge and is for business, genuine and electable, you may have found just the person you’d like to see run the USA and take us to a better place. That...
  • LCMS response to SCOTUS ruling today

    06/26/2015 4:40:14 PM PDT · by Mom MD · 64 replies
    LCMS ^ | 6/25/15 | LCMS
    Please see link I'm not good at posting text And no humble gunner it's not my blog
  • Harrison Ford, 72, to star in Blade Runner sequel [truncated]

    02/27/2015 6:11:03 AM PST · by C19fan · 88 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 27, 2015 | Staff
    It is one of Hollywood's classic films. So fans of Blade Runner will be delighted that Harrison Ford is set to reprise his role of Rick Deckard in a newly-announced sequel to the 1982 smash-hit. The 72-year-old actor will return to the cult classic in the screenplay written by Hampton Fancher and Michael Green and directed by 'Prisoners' filmmaker Denis Villeneuve.
  • George Harrison memorial tree killed by... beetles

    07/22/2014 9:44:16 AM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 38 replies
    USA Today ^ | 7/22/14 | USA Today/LA Times
    USA Today. No excerpts. Just title and link.
  • Tired of Hobby Lobby?

    03/26/2014 2:42:12 AM PDT · by rhema · 50 replies
    LCMS Blog ^ | March 24, 2014 | Matthew Harrison
    You’re tired of hearing about Hobby Lobby and the Supreme Court, tired of all the talk of fines and health-care plans and reproductive rights, tired of being bombarded with words spoken in anger from both sides of the aisle. You want to put your fingers in your ears, switch the channel, and wait for the ruling and the rest of it to just go away. But even though you are tired, even though you’ve grown weary of having the same discussions about the same points, Hobby Lobby and fines and health-care plans still matter. They matter because your country –...
  • AR:Gun Law Questions Sidestepped

    12/26/2013 9:36:02 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 27 December, 2013 | Dean Weingarten
    Hot Springs Arkansas Act 746 Open Carry Walk The Harrison City Council was asked about the cities position on Act 746, which seems to have brought Arkansas law in line with the State and Federal constitutions.  The law reformed previous Arkansas law, which made it illegal to carry weapons in Arkansas, with exceptions, to one that made it illegal to carry weapons with the intent to use them illegally. Attorney General McDaniel, a Democrat, issued an opinion that the the new law does not allow open carry.   That opinion is dissected here.   The local media in Arkansas is starting...
  • History of the First Thanksgiving -- Berkeley Plantation

    11/24/2013 10:44:07 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 16 replies
    Berkeley Plantation Web Site ^ | 2013 | H. Graham Woodlief
    In 1963 President Kennedy recognized Berkeley Plantation as the site of the first official Thanksgiving when the small ship the Margaret landed at Harrison Landing on the James River (upstream from Jamestown) in 1619, carrying 38 men after a perilous journey from England. The small group of carefully chosen craftsmen immediately marked their arrival on Dec. 4, 1619 with an act of Thanksgiving, led by their Captain, John Woodlief. They fell on their knees on the riverbank, and Captain Woodlief ordained that this day should be commemeorated annually as a day of Prayer and Thanksgiving. This was not Captain Woodlief's...
  • N.S.A. Leaker Leaves Hong Kong on Flight to Moscow(surname Harrison?)

    06/23/2013 5:44:24 AM PDT · by astratt7 · 116 replies
    New York Time ^ | 06/23/2013 | By KEITH BRADSHER and ELLEN BARRY
    HONG KONG — The Hong Kong government announced on Sunday afternoon that it had allowed the departure from its territory of Edward J. Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who has acknowledged disclosing classified documents about United States government surveillance of Internet and telephone communications around the world. snip The Aeroflot agent said that Mr. Snowden is traveling with one other person, with the surname Harrison, but the agent declined to release the other traveler’s first name, saying that she did not have the authorization to do so. The closest adviser to Julian Assange, who orchestrated the release of...
  • Catholic and Luteran-Missouri Synod letters about Boy Scout vote

    05/17/2013 10:24:22 AM PDT · by MacNaughton · 21 replies
    On My Honor.Net ^ | 3/27/2013 | John Stemberger
    The National Catholic Committee on Scouting released a sttement on the upcoming BSA National Council vote on the membership standards resolution to allow open homosexual youth to become members of BSA. "... The Catholic Church teaches that those who experience same-sex attraction are always to be treated with dignity and respect. The Church also teaches that sexual acts belong within marriage, and that everyone – young or old, married or single – is called to chastity, through which we grow in our understanding of love. These teachings are especially important for those who serve as role models for young people....
  • Marriage and the Church

    05/10/2013 4:21:33 PM PDT · by Arrowhead1952 · 16 replies ^ | May 2013 | Matthew C. Harrison
    Marriage and the Church Someone quipped, "The world is moving so fast these days that the one who says it can't be done is generally interrupted by someone doing it." I thought rather cynically about this quote as I listened to the Supreme Court argue over the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA). Just a decade and a half ago, this legislation was signed into law, defining marriage for federal purposes as the union of one man and one woman. DOMA came as a safeguard against individual states redefining marriage and forcing the federal government (the whole nation!) to treat same-sex...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Harrison Ford Will Return As Han Solo In ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’

    02/15/2013 1:02:19 PM PST · by Nachum · 68 replies
    Latino Review ^ | 2/15/13 | Fox
    Good morning cool kids! What’s poppin’? Star Wars, man! I still can’t believe there is going to be another another trilogy. I’m not going to lie, I was one of those who were of the opinion that all the recent Star Wars news was a tad overkill. I wanted to disconnect my internet until 2015. I thought lots of folks felt the same way I did. Boy was I wrong. I took an informal twitter poll and asked my followers if they wanted Star Wars scoops. The response was overwhelming. Even my inbox got bombed like never before. Man, y’all...
  • Tampa Mom Thought Baby Was Devil, Drowned Him

    11/23/2012 8:54:18 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 36 replies
    AP ^ | November 22, 2012
    PLANT CITY | A Tampa Bay area mother confessed to drowning her baby in her apartment's bathtub, saying he has the devil, according to an affidavit released by police. Talae Thomas, 30, is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated child abuse in the death of her 5-week-old son, Chase Harrison. She is being held without bail at the Hillsborough County Jail.
  • Some Lutherans Back Catholic Position on Contraceptive Mandate

    07/10/2012 7:51:20 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 11 replies
    State Journal Register ^ | 7/10/12 | Dean Olsen
    The Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod joins Roman Catholic officials in opposing proposed federal guidelines that would force many religious organizations to pay for contraceptives through health insurance, the synod’s president said Monday. “The church shouldn’t be forced to act against its Christian conscience,” the Rev. Matthew Harrison told The State Journal Register during a visit to the convention of the synod’s Central Illinois District at the Crowne Plaza Springfield. Harrison, 50, said the 2.3-million-member synod doesn’t oppose contraception overall, but it does oppose the emergency-contraception products known as Plan B and Ella because of the possibility that they can prevent a...
  • Missouri Synod Lutheran Statement in Response to Obamacare Ruling

    06/28/2012 4:29:26 PM PDT · by T Baden · 14 replies
    LCMS President Issues Statement in Response to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling on Health Care Reform Legislation ST. LOUIS, June 28, 2012—In response to the U.S. Supreme Court ruling today to largely let stand the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, issued the following statement: “In light of today’s ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), we remain opposed to the controversial birth control mandate, which is one of the requirements included in the law. “The Court’s...
  • "Open Letter on Religious Freedom" (Religious leaders protest HHS mandate)

    06/21/2012 5:27:16 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 9 replies ^ | June 21, 2012 | 25 religious leaders, plus cover letter by LCMS President Harrison
    FREE EXERCISE OF RELIGION:Putting Beliefs into PracticeAn Open Letter from Religious Leaders in the United States to All Americans Dear Friends, Religious institutions are established because of religious beliefs and convictions. Such institutions include not only churches, synagogues, mosques, and other places of worship, but also schools and colleges, shelters and community kitchens, adoption agencies and hospitals, organizations that provide care and services during natural disasters, and countless other organizations that exist to put specific religious beliefs into practice. Many such organizations have provided services and care to both members and non-members of their religious communities since before the Revolutionary...
  • Lutheran leader sides with Catholics on contraceptives issue in fiery testimony

    02/20/2012 11:28:15 AM PST · by Mrs. Don-o · 11 replies
    St. Louis Post-Dispatch ^ | February 18, 2012 | TIM TOWNSEND
    On Thursday afternoon [Feb 16] in Washington, the Rev. Matthew Harrison, president of the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, told a panel of lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives that the St. Louis-based denomination "stand(s) with our friends in the Catholic Church" in opposition to a recent government ruling on contraception. The Missouri Synod has not traditionally embraced the notion of pluralism, at least when it comes to what the church calls "altar and pulpit fellowship." But in an interview Friday, Harrison, who lives in Ballwin with his family, made it clear that the Missouri Synod has "large consensus with the...
  • (LCMS President) Harrison Speaks Before House Committee

    02/16/2012 12:25:31 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 22 replies ^ | February 16, 2012
    Missouri Synod President tells House Committee: LCMS ‘religiously opposed to supporting abortion-causing drugs’ST. LOUIS—February 16, 2012—The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of the St. Louis-based Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, was one of several witnesses to give testimony today during the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s hearing, “Lines Crossed: Separation of Church and State. Has the Obama Administration Trampled on Freedom of Religion and Freedom of Conscience?” Following are Harrison’s comments to the committee: “Mr. Chairman, it’s a pleasure to be here. The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod is a body of some 6,200 congregations and 2.3 million members across the...
  • (LCMS President) Harrison to speak before House committee

    02/15/2012 6:46:57 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 29 replies ^ | February 15, 2012 | Adriane Dorr
    LCMS President Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison will take part in a Capitol Hill hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in Washington, D. C., on Thursday, Feb. 16. The hearing will focus on the issues of freedom of religion and freedom of conscience in relation to the Obama administration's recent health-care ruling regarding contraceptives. The panel also will include Roman Catholic, Orthodox, Baptist and Jewish leaders. The Rev. John T. Pless, who teaches theological ethics and is an assistant professor of Pastoral Ministry and missions at Concordia Theological Seminary, Fort Wayne, and Ann Stillman, vice-president and general...
  • LCMS reacts to contraceptive mandate 'accommodation'

    02/14/2012 11:56:13 AM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 23 replies ^ | February 14, 2012 | The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison
    LCMS reacts to contraceptive mandate 'accommodation' Missouri Synod president says church remains ‘deeply concerned’ about health plan mandate despite White House statement ST. LOUIS—February 14, 2012—The Rev. Dr. Matthew C. Harrison, president of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, issued a statement today in response to President Obama’s health plan “accommodation” for religious groups, which was announced last week: “In response to President Obama’s announcement Friday concerning an ‘accommodation’ to a previous mandate that health plans must cover all forms of birth control (even those that can kill the unborn), The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod (LCMS) remains deeply concerned. We strongly object to...
  • Lutherans join chorus of voices slamming HHS contraceptive mandate

    KIRKWOOD, Missouri, February 9, 2012 ( - The President of the Missouri Lutheran Synod added his voice to the growing chorus of religious leaders from across denominational lines who are objecting to the HHS mandate requiring employers to cover sterilization and abortion-inducing drugs in their healthcare plans. “The Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod objects to the use of drugs and procedures that are used to take the lives of unborn children, who are persons in the sight of God from the time of conception,” wrote Rev. Dr. Matthew Harrison, in a statement issued February 3rd. “Increasingly we are suffering overzealous...
  • { LCMS } Lutheran leader sees Protestants aligning

    02/05/2011 2:20:30 PM PST · by SmithL · 63 replies
    Fort Wayne Journal Gazette ^ | 2/5/11 | Rosa Salter Rodriguez
    The Rev. Matthew Harrison has a vision of what the future of American Protestantism might look like – and it includes a potentially big realignment. Harrison, who was pastor of Zion Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne in the 1990s and early 2000s, was elected last year to head the Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod, a 6,200-congregation denomination with 2.3 million baptized members. The synod is the second-largest and most traditional among the branches of Lutheranism in North America. In an interview last month during a visit to the Synod’s Concordia Theological Seminary in Fort Wayne, Harrison said he sees opposition to homosexuality...
  • N.J. pension board members denounce former Harrison firefighter as a cheat, fraud

    01/12/2011 12:24:13 PM PST · by Coleus · 7 replies
    The chairman of a state pension board publicly denounced a former Harrison firefighter as a cheat and a fraud Monday for collecting a $2,500-per-month disability pension from New Jersey while working as a full-time firefighter in North Carolina. As Herman Ellis looked on impassively during a hearing in Trenton, the board voted to refer the case to the state Attorney General’s Office for criminal investigation. Board members also said they plan to review whether they can recoup the money Ellis has been paid. "This is clearly fraud — fraud to steal from the state of New Jersey pension fund," board...
  • Green layoffs

    11/07/2010 2:19:38 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Charleston Daily Mail ^ | November 4, 2010 | Don Surber
    (VIDEO AT LINK) President Obama and Arnold Schwarzenegger at the Solyndra plant in May. The second part is here. The third part is here. From Green Beat: Troubled solar panel maker Solyndra announced the company will close its first factory to save $60 million in operating expenses, and will lay off 40 workers just seven weeks after opening their second plant, a $733 million facility. The company’s CEO Brian Harrison said the new facility is more cost-efficient than the old one, according to the New York Times, which first reported the story. The company has fallen on hard times, in...

    07/11/2010 2:43:05 PM PDT · by Cindy · 10 replies · 3+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: JULY 9, 2010 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BLACK MARKET TRAVEL AGENTS 38 DEFENDANTS INDICTED IN MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FRAUD LOCAL INVESTIGATION EXPOSES NATIONWIDE NETWORK THAT USED STOLEN IDENTITIES, CREDIT CARDS TO PURCHASE AIRLINE TICKETS KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Beth Phillips, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that 38 defendants from across the United States have been charged in a series of indictments that allege an extensive network of black market travel agents who used the stolen identities of thousands of victims as part of a multi-million dollar fraud scheme...
  • Sharpton Wants Everything Equal? Read THIS!

    05/06/2010 10:08:09 AM PDT · by bolobaby · 11 replies · 588+ views
    The Web ^ | 1961 | Kurt Vonnegut
    If you have never read Vonnegut's brilliant short story, Harrison Bergeron, please take the time to do so now. It epitomizes Sharpton and the left's vision for us all.Harrison Bergeron, by Kurt Vonnegut
  • 'Man with the golden arm' saves 2million babies in 1/2 century of donating rare type of blood

    03/22/2010 6:21:24 AM PDT · by NYer · 32 replies · 1,213+ views
    Mail Online ^ | March 22, 2010
    An Australian man who has been donating his extremely rare kind of blood for 56 years has saved the lives of more than two million babies. James Harrison, 74, has an antibody in his plasma that stops babies dying from Rhesus disease, a form of severe anaemia. He has enabled countless mothers to give birth to healthy babies, including his own daughter, Tracey, who had a healthy son thanks to her father's blood. Mr Harrison has been giving blood every few weeks since he was 18 years old and has now racked up a total of 984 donations. When he...
  • Police: Man Offered Woman Asphalt For Sex

    02/19/2010 3:45:38 PM PST · by TornadoAlley3 · 66 replies · 1,522+ views
    wspa ^ | 02/17/10 | Chris Cato
    Spartanburg, S.C. - A North Carolina man was arrested after deputies say he exposed himself to a woman and offered to pave her driveway in exchange for sex. Billie Bobbie Harrison, 24, of Winston-Salem, is charged with one count of indecent exposure. The Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office says Harrison and another man drove up to the home of a 55-year old Chesnee woman on Tuesday. The men asked her about paving her driveway. The victim says the conversation took a perverted turn when Harrison began to make sexual comments about her jewelry, then exposed himself to her and offered to...
  • Harrison to retire, join NBC Sports

    06/02/2009 4:25:38 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 18 replies · 723+ views ^ | Posted by Christopher L. Gasper, Globe Staff June 2, 2009 06:28 PM
    FOXBOROUGH -- Rodney Harrison is going from the NFL to NBC. According to a source with knowledge of Harrison's plans, the 36-year-old will announce tomorrow that he is retiring after 15 seasons -- the last six with the Patriots -- to pursue a broadcast career as part of NBC Sports' NFL coverage. Harrison was part of NBC's coverage of Super Bowl XLIII in February and also did work for the NFL Network during the playoffs. His contract with the Patriots expired after the 2008 season. Harrison joined the Patriots in 2003 and won a pair of Super Bowl rings. A...
  • Pittsburgh Steelers LB James Harrison won't visit Obama, not a big deal to me.

    05/18/2009 9:42:30 PM PDT · by Steelers6 · 25 replies · 919+ views
    Associated Press via ESPN ^ | May 18, 2009 | steelers6
    <p>PITTSBURGH -- James Harrison plans to pass on another trip to the White House with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Harrison, the NFL Defensive Player of the Year, says he'll skip the Super Bowl champion's visit to the White House to meet President Barack Obama on Thursday, just as he did when the Steelers were honored by President George W. Bush in June 2006.</p>
  • Pittsburgh Steeler James Harrison Says He'll Skip White House Visit

    05/18/2009 7:44:01 AM PDT · by rintense · 60 replies · 2,848+ views ^ | 5/18/09 | espn
    When the Pittsburgh Steelers visit the White House as Super Bowl champions on Thursday, they'll be without their reigning defensive player of the year. Linebacker James Harrison has said the trip is no "big deal" and he'll skip it again after not making the trip following the Steelers' title in 2006.
  • Harrison Faked Beatles' Signatures for a (Dying) Fan

    05/04/2009 3:59:27 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies · 882+ views
    PTI ^ | May 4, 2009
    Beatles legend George Harrison once forged signatures of his band mates only to make a dying fan's wish come true. He faked the signatures of John Lennon, Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr on photos sent to a cancer victim Ann Bartlett, 16, the Sun online reported. George, who died of cancer in 2001, is said to have realised he could not get all the signatures in time and so copied them himself. "I'd heard in London that George was the master forger of the group," Bartlett's father Harry said. The pictures were recently auctioned which fetched 1,300 pounds to boost...
  • U.S. citizen beheaded in apparent drug hit

    03/07/2009 1:20:30 PM PST · by Chet 99 · 21 replies · 2,174+ views
    Reporting from San Diego -- A U.S. citizen was one of the three men who were found decapitated this week in Tijuana, Mexican authorities said Friday. The body of George Harrison, a 38-year-old former Chula Vista resident, had been dismembered and mutilated and was dumped in a vacant lot near Tijuana's beachside bullring. Harrison had several drug-related convictions in the United States and was suspected of drug trafficking in Mexico, Baja California Assistant Atty. General Rafael Gonzalez said.
  • Prosecutor: Harrison’s gun used in April shooting[Marvin Harrison-Indianapolis Colts]

    01/06/2009 12:36:56 PM PST · by BGHater · 15 replies · 479+ views
    AP ^ | 06 Jan 2009 | PATRICK WALTERS
    <p>A gun owned by Indianapolis Colts star Marvin Harrison was used in an April shooting, but investigators still can’t determine who pulled the trigger, the city’s chief prosecutor said Tuesday.</p> <p>Five of the six bullet casings found at the North Philadelphia shooting scene came from Harrison’s weapon, but investigators have conflicting witness accounts of who fired it, Philadelphia District Attorney Lynne Abraham said.</p>

    03/24/2008 3:36:37 PM PDT · by annalex · 612 replies · 4,566+ views
    The Coming Home Network ^ | Brian W. Harrison
    LOGIC AND THE FOUNDATIONS OF PROTESTANTISMby Brian W. Harrison As an active Protestant in my mid-twenties I began to feel that I might have a vocation to become a minister. The trouble was that while I had quite definite convictions about the things that most Christians have traditionally held in common—the sort of thing C.S. Lewis termed "mere Christianity." I had had some firsthand experience with several denominations (Presbyterian, Anglican, Lutheran, Methodist) and was far from certain as to which of them (if any) had an overall advantage over the others. So I began to think, study, search, and pray....
  • Governments and Central Banks are Completely Incapable of Keeping Tomorrow from Coming

    10/28/2007 6:29:56 PM PDT · by ckilmer · 16 replies · 294+ views
    Hamzei Analytics Financial Network ^ | Sunday, October 28, 2007 | Clyde Harrison
    Sunday, October 28, 2007 Governments and Central Banks are Completely Incapable of Keeping Tomorrow from Coming Clyde Harrison Before I talk about the future I’ll spend a moment on the present. Last year if you had enough breath to fog a mirror you could get a home loan. Anyone who is over 30 knew last year when they saw the TV ads “will loan you 100 per cent of the price of your new home with no income verification,” there was going to be a problem. Now all of a sudden sub prime has turned into submerged prime. It’s moved...
  • Decorated N.J. soldier indicted in Iraq theft, Reservist accused of reaping thousands in kickbacks

    02/08/2007 6:53:31 PM PST · by Coleus · 14 replies · 669+ views
    Star Ledger ^ | 02.08.07 | WAYNE WOOLLEY
    Army Reserve Lt. Col. Debra Harrison returned to New Jersey after 17 months in Iraq with a Purple Heart and vivid descriptions of at least two brushes with death in the combat zone. A federal indictment unsealed yesterday alleged she also returned with $330,000 in stolen cash earmarked for Iraq reconstruction projects and played a key role in a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme that netted her a Cadillac Escalade, two handguns, prescription drugs and enough money to install a deck and hot tub at her home in Trenton. The 25-count indictment accused Harrison and two fellow soldiers, Col. Curtis Whiteford of...
  • All You Need Is Love: New Beatles Album Woos Fans

    11/22/2006 4:57:28 AM PST · by mcg2000 · 86 replies · 2,527+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 22, 2006 | Staff
    LONDON (AFP) - Fans have rushed to buy the first "new" Beatles album for a generation -- a radical remixing of some of the group's most famous songs -- more than 35 years after the break-up of the iconic band. "Love", which has the backing of surviving Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr, comprises 26 of the Fab Four's hit songs, but many of them mixed together using previously unheard material from the studio. "I hope this will help people to hear Beatles music again," said Giles Martin, son of the group's original producer Sir George Martin who is often...
  • (Wake County NC Sheriff)Harrison Admits to Affair

    11/03/2006 9:25:57 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 7 replies · 910+ views
    WTVD 11 News ^ | 11/03/06 | News Desk
    Just days before voters decide whether to re-elect Wake County Sheriff Donnie Harrison, he has admitted to having an affair with another man's wife. Harrison, and the woman's husband say they want to set the record straight. A spokesman for the sheriff tells Eyewitness News that when confronted with the allegation, the sheriff decided it was best to admit his involvement and point out that he doesn't believe he is responsible for the couple's subsequent divorce. Rumors have been rampant since Wednesday that an "alienation of affection" lawsuit was about to be filed by Andrew G. Cook, an eye doctor...
  • Trespasser shot dead on air base

    05/18/2006 4:15:50 PM PDT · by SandRat · 10 replies · 888+ views
    HARRISON TOWNSHIP, Michigan (AP) -- A man with a history of mental illness was shot and killed after driving through a checkpoint at an Air National Guard Base and leading security on a high-speed chase, officials said Thursday.
  • A Visit to Lincoln Center

    04/23/2006 1:53:04 PM PDT · by Republicanprofessor · 29 replies · 2,273+ views
    4/23/06 | republicanprofessor
    Have you ever been to Lincoln Center in New York? I had never been there until yesterday, when I was privileged enough to attend an opera at the Met. Although the opera was wonderful, I dare say I was even more impressed with the architecture of the entire center. It seems to me to be the epitome of modern architecture of the second phase of the International Style (that simplified skyscraper style with often-elegant materials, steel beams, and glass). In fact, the beauty and style of Lincoln Center could be said to rival the music created within. I had always...
  • Abortion Doctor Says Hillary Clinton Was His Patient

    12/01/2005 4:28:30 PM PST · by ViLaLuz · 147 replies · 4,528+ views
    Life Site ^ | December 1, 2005 | John-Henry Westen
    Abortion Doctor Says Hillary Clinton Was His Patient By John-Henry Westen NEW YORK, December 1, 2005 ( - Abortionist William F. Harrison was profiled in the LA Times yesterday, as a 70-year-old doctor who is proud to have "terminated at least 20,000 pregnancies" since he began performing abortions in 1973. What the LA Times did not report is that Harrison, claims to have had New York Senator Hillary Clinton as his patient right around the time he commenced the procedure. Harrison wrote a book review for on Bill Clinton's book "My Life". In that July 24, 2004 review, unearthed...
  • Boil Water Order for Several Towns after Plant Worker Found Dead in Tank (New Jersey)

    02/10/2005 10:45:08 AM PST · by TexKat · 140 replies · 4,965+ views
    WABC ^ | 2/10/05
    New York -WABC, Feb. 10, 2005) — A boil water advisory has gone out to 17 area towns this morning. All are serviced by the same water treatment tank where the body of a missing New Jersey woman was found last night. Eyewitness News reporter Ken Rosato is at the scene in Totowa with more. The medical examiner arrived at the Passaic Valley water treatment plant last night. It was clear, the news would be grim. They had found the body of a woman missing for several days. The discovery led officials to declare a boil water advisory for several...
  • Harrison has last laugh against Eagles

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - It turned out New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison had "something special" for the entire Eagles team and not just loose-lipped receiver Freddie Mitchell, who recently disparaged New England’s no-name secondary. Harrison came up with his third and fourth interceptions in three postseason games this season, as he contributed to the Patriots’ 24-21 win over the Eagles in Super Bowl XXXIX. His fourth-quarter pick sealed New England’s victory. Prior to arriving in Jacksonville, Mitchell told ESPN that he only knew the Patriots patchwork secondary by their jersey numbers and that he had "something" for Harrison. While replacing...
  • Pats carve up blitzing Eagles

    02/07/2005 8:56:25 AM PST · by bikepacker67 · 22 replies · 759+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | JOHN MCCLAIN
    Brady, unfazed by pressure, picks apart Pro Bowlers JACKSONVILLE, FLA. - The Eagles figured they could use man coverage on the New England receivers and blitz quarterback Tom Brady from every angle. With three Pro Bowl selections — cornerback Lito Sheppard and safeties Brian Dawkins and Michael Lewis — Philadelphia thought its defense matched up well with New England's offense. Defensive coordinator Jim Johnson is regarded as one of the most creative in his profession. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Patriots pick up the blitz as well as anyone. Quarterback Tom Brady threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns. Deion...
  • Uranium Testing Said to Indicate Libya-Korea Link

    02/01/2005 7:53:59 PM PST · by neverdem · 19 replies · 1,056+ views
    NY Times ^ | February 2, 2005 | DAVID E. SANGER and WILLIAM J. BROAD
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 1 - Scientific tests have led American intelligence agencies and government scientists to conclude with near certainty that North Korea sold processed uranium to Libya, bolstering earlier indications that the reclusive state exported sensitive fuel for atomic weapons, according to officials with access to the intelligence. The determination, which has circulated among senior government officials in recent weeks, has touched off a hunt to determine if North Korea has also sold uranium to other countries, including Iran and Syria. So far, there is no evidence that such additional transactions took place. Nonetheless, the conclusion about the uranium transfer...
  • Amid all the talk of big-name QBs, Brady just wins

    01/19/2005 2:45:31 PM PST · by bikepacker67 · 70 replies · 1,685+ views
    FOXBORO, Mass. - One quarterback played up to expectations in Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game because all the Patriots ever ask Tom Brady to do is win. As the seasons roll on and each trip to Foxboro turns into Groundhog Day for Peyton Manning, it appears that Manning will be Dan Marino to Brady's Joe Montana. Marino had the records. Montana had the rings. By the time it all ends in Jacksonville next month, Brady may be tied with Joe Cool as a three-time Super Bowl MVP. He may have only thrown for 144 yards in Sunday's victory but the...