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  • The Great BYU Invitational [Book of Mormon dosage actually inoculates AGAINST Mormonism!]

    02/18/2012 11:09:56 AM PST · by Colofornian · 16 replies
    What is it? A fight to the point of extinction! Hypothetically, imagine a war between Brigham Young University and the University of Utah. Picture over 30,000 students on either side, plus their families of over a hundred thousand each. The goal? Kill every opponent from the most feeble adult to the smallest baby. Yes, that is far-out since these universities have nothing to do with such barbarianism. Yet, many people believe a similar story from the Book of Mormon, being the greatest war in the history of our hemisphere. The Jaredites split into warring factions as two armies fought to...
  • This Is Where We Are Failing

    02/18/2012 7:00:51 AM PST · by marktwain · 19 replies ^ | 13 February, 2012 | Sean McClanahan
    I had to pick up one of my kids today, and as luck would have it, I was getting my fill of Rush Limbaugh while we were in the car. She doesn't see the value of the information that Rush produces, and was eager to change the station to something more palatable to teenage ears. She almost lost her fingers. But it got me thinking a little bit about what teens think about today's topics. I first talked about a bill filed in the Iowa House to make it legal for dairy farmers to sell unpasteurized milk. It seems that...
  • Hillsdale College Constitution 101 Class Offered Free Online

    02/10/2012 11:04:37 AM PST · by christianhomeschoolmommaof3 · 61 replies · 1+ views ^ | 2/10/12
    “Constitution 101: The Meaning and History of the Constitution” is a 10-week online course presented by Hillsdale College. Featuring an expanded format from the “Introduction to the Constitution” lecture series with Hillsdale College President Dr. Larry Arnn, Constitution 101 follows closely the one-semester course required of all Hillsdale College undergraduate students. In this course, you can: • watch lectures from the same Hillsdale faculty who teach on campus; • study the same readings taught in the College course; • submit questions for weekly Q&A sessions with the faculty; • access a course study guide; • test your knowledge through weekly...
  • The GOP’s unheralded role in black history

    02/14/2012 11:01:56 PM PST · by cap10mike · 20 replies ^ | Michael Dorstewitz
    February may be our shortest month, but it’s filled with notable events. This month, we celebrate Groundhog Day, Chinese New Year and Washington’s Birthday. We also commemorate President’s Day as well as every lover’s favorite, Valentine’s Day. February has also been reserved as Black History Month. After doing just a little digging, I was struck by the significant role the Republican Party played in not only emancipating slaves in the antebellum South, but also in accepting and elevating them into American society. I was also amazed by how often the Democratic Party thwarted the GOP’s efforts.
  • The Legenday White-Skinned Cloud People Of Peru

    02/11/2012 11:44:55 AM PST · by blam · 55 replies
    The Legenday White-Skinned Cloud People Of PeruVillage of the Cloud People Archeologists have discovered a 12-acre lost city deep within the Amazon rain forest that may shed light on a long-lost tribe of white-skinned, blonde-haired people known as the Cloud People. The Cloud People, also known in legend as “the white warriors of the clouds” established expansive kingdom located in the northern regions of the Andes in present-day Peru during the ninth century. Bordered by the Maranon and Utcubamba rivers, in the zone of Bagua, their civilzation extended up to the basin of the Abiseo river, and to the very...
  • 10 Reasons to Believe in a Historical Adam

    02/09/2012 12:58:07 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 02/09/2012 | Kevin DeYoung
    In recent years, several self-proclaimed evangelicals, or those associated with evangelical institutions, have called into question the historicity of Adam and Eve. It is said that because of genomic research we can no longer believe in a first man called Adam from whom the entire human race has descended. I'll point to some books at the end which deal with the science end of the question, but the most important question is what does the Bible teach. Without detailing a complete answer to that question, let me suggest ten reasons why we should believe that Adam was a true historical...
  • A Dream Island Littered with Deadly Relics

    02/08/2012 3:00:30 AM PST · by Neil E. Wright · 10 replies
    Speigel Online ^ | February 08, 2010 | Stefan Robert Weißenborn
    Visitors to the Pacific island of Peleliu can't claim they weren't warned. The sign at the harbour says "Welcome to Peleliu -- Land of Enchantment," but as the boat approaches the quay, a second sign becomes visible. "Remember that WWII ordnance is still dangerous and can injure or kill!"The water glistens in varying shades of turquoise, the sand on the beaches is as fine as dust and a balmy breeze eases the tropical heat. But the beauty is deceptive. The "Land of Enchantment," which belongs to the island nation of Palau, was the scene of one of the bloodiest battles...
  • Black Americans & The Gun Rights Argument

    02/07/2012 5:39:13 AM PST · by marktwain · 13 replies ^ | 6 February, 2012 | Kenn Blanchard
    Upper Marlboro, MD --( The month of February 2012, I plan to provide a little black history knowledge here on the Urban shooter podcast. Actually it’s a series on American history sub-categorized as black history. Knowledge alone is not power. It is what we do with knowledge that gives us power. Gun control is based on Racism. American patriots know and fight against it, usually with those that should be our allies. The black person in America has always been a part of the gun rights argument. like it or not, it is, what it is. I have discovered that...
  • Girandoni air rifle as used by Lewis and Clark. A National Firearms Museum Treasure Gun

    02/03/2012 11:48:40 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 13 replies
    YOUTUBE ^ | Feb 04, 2012 | swampsniper
    Lewis and Clark's secret weapon - a late 18th Century .46 cal. 20 shot repeating air rifle by Girandoni , as used bin the Napoleonic Wars. A Treasure Gun from the NRA National Firearms Museum.
  • 53’ States? Video of Teens Failing Miserably at a Civics Quiz Is So Depressing It’s Funny

    02/03/2012 2:46:16 PM PST · by Lucky9teen · 26 replies
    Lunch Scholars Video Shows Students Cant Answer History Questions Did you know that “bin Laden” is the vice president of the United States, or that the Civil War led to America’s independence? How about that Canada’s a state? Well, that’s what some local students at (what appears to be) a Washington state high school think. In a video that’s probably a few hours from going viral, a young man decided to question classmates for a video called “Lunch Scholars.” It is anything but scholarly. HuffPo explains: Austin, an intrepid young student-reporter, embarks on the noble mission of answering the question,...
  • Ban Ki-Moon: All Hail the Arab Spring UN Sec.-Gen. in Israel, says turmoil is "inevitable evolution

    02/02/2012 12:28:59 PM PST · by Nachum · 10 replies
    inn ^ | 2/2/12 | Gil Ronen
    United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon called upon Israelis to be happy about the Islamist rebellion tearing through the Middle East. Speaking at the Herzliya Conference Thursday, Ban said: "The storms of the Arab Spring are indeed sweeping the region. Change keeps coming, with blinding and often bewildering speed. Some in Israel and elsewhere view these events with concern. One year later, they say that the Arab Spring has failed; that these dramatic transformations have moved the Middle East backward, not forward. "Others fear new governments will emerge that are unfriendly to Israel. Understandably, they point to the conflict in...
  • A Southern Black History Month Moment

    01/31/2012 6:27:36 PM PST · by BigReb555 · 11 replies
    Huntington News ^ | January 31, 2012 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    The Christmas of 1864, would be memorable for the Davis family and probably the best Christmas Jim Limber would ever have.
  • Newt Gingrich a True Reagan Conservative (Good Info)

    01/30/2012 9:17:16 AM PST · by w4women · 8 replies
    NewsmaxNewt Gingrich a True Reagan Conservative ^ | January 30, 2012 | Faith Whittlesey
    --snip to middle--Gingrich was, in the speech in question, I believe, giving Ronald Reagan a heads up that he should come down hard on the “moderate” Republicans and career civil servants who were frustrating his policies internally. I was the director of the White House Office of Public Liaison from 1983 to 1985, the only woman member of the Reagan senior White House staff. In that position, I also directed the White House working group on Central America. Read more on Newt Gingrich a True Reagan Conservative Important: Do You Support Pres. Obama's Re-Election? Vote Here Now!
  • Freeper LS to speak at CPAC

    01/26/2012 9:06:47 AM PST · by LS · 16 replies
    self ^ | 1/26/2012 | LS
    Just a heads up: I have been added to a panel at CPAC on February 9, 3:30-4:30, on "What we can do to restore civics education?" I look forward to seeing you all there. Also, I just got the cover of my next book, A Patriot's History of the Modern World. In the tradition of A Patriot's History of the United States, this will be a "big" book and in fact the publisher has split it into two volumes. Volume 1, "From America's Ascent to the Atomic Bombs, 1878-1945," will be published this November. Volume 2, "From the Cold War...
  • Ali al'Amin Mazrui = Jihadi racist

    01/26/2012 8:01:55 AM PST · by PRePublic · 1 replies
    Ali al'Amin Mazrui Another Islamic fanatic, Afro-ARAB racist Infamous for wish washing[1] the Goliath Arab-Muslim Slave Trade while 'criticizing' the West. His allegiance are with his Arab ancestors. He writes approvingly on the Arab-Islamic genocide in the Sudan (2.5 million deaths[2]), as well as sympathizing with the Hausa-Fulani Islamic ethnic cleansing and genocide of the Igbo ethnic non-Muslims in Nigeria (100,000 Igbo/Biafraians died[3][4]). Served as chief adviser for the infamous butcher, Islamic leader Idi Amin.(the 'Butcher of Uganda,'[5] responsible for the genocide of between 300,000 [6] and a half a Million Ugandans,[7]. He went on a 'crusade against Whites,'[8] has...
  • Nazism And Communism, Whose Crimes Were Worse? Brief Reflection On History's Greatest Evils

    01/25/2012 10:46:29 PM PST · by stevelackner · 22 replies · 1+ views
    STEVELACKNER.COM ^ | January 25, 2012 | Steven W. Lackner
    Millions of innocent souls perished at the hands of Nazism and Communism. These ideologies are undoubtedly responsible for the greatest crimes in all of world history. The question of which ideology should be considered worse is discussed in a May 15, 2005 article in the New York Times by columnist and author Roger Cohen. Cohen’s article, "1945's Legacy: A Terror Defeated, Another Arrives" (see, analyzes the possible answers to this question without coming to a conclusion on the topic. He demonstrates the unique evils inherent in the history of both. He importantly points out that when it comes to...
  • February 25, 1999: Clinton Accuser's Story Aired

    01/25/2012 12:35:47 PM PST · by woofie · 20 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday, February 25, 1999 | Howard Kurtz
    Yes this is old news...this is dated in Feb 1999 .....almost 13 years ago Years after it happened I had an argument with a family member who was and is a liberal and who worked in the news business. The argument was about Clinton and his problems and I mentioned this story. The family member had never heard of it.But then the news media did a good job of keeping it under wraps He sneered that it must be some bimbo making unfounded accusations against Clinton. So much fo staying up on the news. Seeing as how we now hear...
  • January 25, 2012

    01/25/2012 11:10:45 AM PST · by Clintons-B-Gone
    All Voices ^ | January 25, 2012 | R.G. Yoho
    For the next week, I will be publishing excerpts from my soon-to-be released book, "America's History is His Story!" These were written as a favor for a friend of mine, who started a Christian radio station in West Virginia. And at the time of their writing, I had no thought of ever publishing them in book form. There is one of these brief essays for every day of the year. They are intended to be read on the radio on a daily basis, to establish the fact that America is indeed a Christian nation. I hope you find them both...
  • Re: Santorum/Guingrich on Iran / Here's a quick factsheet on Iran's global crimes

    01/23/2012 7:21:02 PM PST · by PRePublic · 5 replies
    How many countries did Islamofascist Republic of Iran attack via its Islamists: al-Quds or or via its hezbollah terrorists? * Lebanon (killing French and American soldiers 1983; kidnapping and torturing of Westerners in Leabnon as well as Lebanese Jews 1982-1992; series of assassination of Christians including PM R. Hariri in coordination with Syria; clashes in 2007-2008 initiated by Hezbollah) * France (bombing shopping centers in Paris, 1985/6). * Israel (katyusha-missiles attacks on civilians in the 1980s, and the recent use of Lebanese as 'human shields,' when targeting Israeli civilians). * Argentina (1992 Israeli Embassy, AMIA building massacre 1994) * Panama...
  • Are You Left-Wing or Right-Wing? Hopefully, I’m Honest-and-Accurate Wing

    01/21/2012 12:21:03 PM PST · by ventanax5 · 16 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | Barry Rubin
    I ran into an older, retired Israeli colleague who is a fine scholar in his field. We hadn’t met for 25 years and agreed to have coffee in a nearby Tel Aviv cafe. In the ensuing conversation I learned some key things about why current intellectual and political discussion is such a wreck. The retired professor has read nothing I’ve written. He is on the left-wing politically, in the historic non-Communist sense, but his work has always been first-rate and untouched by any political slant. In addition, he has worked amicably with people of different views. And that’s why I...