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  • Islam’s ‘Relaxation of the Intelligence’

    08/23/2014 4:28:20 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 13 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 8/23/14 | Benedict Kielly
    In times of evil, prophets who see it in what Ronald Knox called a “clear light” are not necessarily heeded, though they are desperately needed. Such a man was Hilaire Belloc, as Monsignor Knox described him at Belloc’s funeral Mass in 1953. “By derivation,” Knox explained, a prophet “is one who speaks out.” Belloc, the first truly revisionist historian, made it his life’s work to speak out. He warned of the rise of Islam throughout the early years of the 20th century and then between the two world wars, when such prophecy seemed absurd. In 2006 another great prophet, Pope...
  • DUKE UNIVERSITY PORN ACTRESS: ‘I DON’T FEEL RESPECTED’

    05/30/2014 10:26:50 AM PDT · by C19fan · 94 replies
    The College Fix ^ | May 30, 2104 | Nathan Harden
    Duke dropout Miriam Weeks, aka porn “star” Belle Knox, who achieved fifteen minutes of fame earlier this year when she threw away a lifetime’s worth of privileged private school education, Catholic upbringing, and her place at an elite university in order to star in online porn videos, has a complaint. Are you ready for this? She told Rolling Stone magazine that she does no longer feels “respected” at Duke. This outcome apparently came as a surprise to her. Weeks also complains that some of her family members have “turned their back” on her.
  • Italian judges report that convicted Amanda Knox killed roommate with knife . . .

    04/30/2014 8:22:00 AM PDT · by Scoutmaster · 80 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | April 29, 2014 | Bill Hutchinson
    The appellate court in Florence on Tuesday issued a 337-page explanation for its January guilty verdicts against the American and her former boyfriend Rafaelle Sollecito. American beauty Amanda Knox slit her roommate’s throat with a knife in a fit of rage over being accused of stealing money, the Italian court that convicted her explained Tuesday. The former exchange student from Seattle delivered the fatal slash as cohorts restrained victim Meredith Kercher during a 2007 drug-fueled get together, the judicial panel in Florence asserted in a 337-page document. In their lengthy dissertation explaining the “motivation” behind their guilty verdict, the judges...
  • Italian Court Finds Amanda Knox and Rafael Solecitto Guilty, Again

    01/30/2014 6:50:58 PM PST · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | 1-30-2014 | Ace
    Amanda Knox is in America and she's not going back to Italy. However, Rafael Solecitto -- every bit as innocent -- is an Italian citizen, and they're determined to jail Amanda Knox, but they can't, so they'll jail the guy no one cares about, Rafael. The Italian judicial system has a quirk unlike ours. When a trial court pronounces you culpable, you're not actually convicted of the crime -- not yet. The actual conviction only occurs when a court, sitting in review, confirms the conviction. I believe I read that Italy considers this trial finding of culpability less seriously than...
  • Amanda Knox Found Guilty of Murder By Italian Court

    01/30/2014 1:13:40 PM PST · by Uncle Chip · 370 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | January 30, 2014 | PHOEBE NATANSON | Good Morning America
    Amanda Knox was found guilty of murder today by an Italian court, the latest twist in a murder case that goes back to 2007. The verdict reached by the two judges and six jurors came after several hours of deliberations at the Florence courthouse. The judge sentenced Knox to 28 years in prison. Her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito and co-defendant was sentenced to 25 years. Two Italian judges and six jurors began deliberations earlier today. If Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are found guilty, the court is also expected to pronounce a prison sentence. The prosecutor...
  • Answering Common Objections to the Uniqueness of Christianity

    11/24/2013 3:01:00 PM PST · by NYer · 14 replies
    Catholic Answers ^ | November 23, 2013 | Peter Kreeft
    Ronald Knox once quipped that "the study of comparative religions is the best way to become comparatively religious." The reason, as G. K. Chesterton says, is that, according to most "scholars" of comparative religion, "Christianity and Buddhism are very much alike, especially Buddhism." But any Christian who does apologetics must think about comparative religions because the most popular of all objections against the claims of Christianity today comes from this field.   The objection is not that Christianity is not true but that it is not the truth; not that it is a false religion but that it is only...
  • Obama to talk about economy at Illinois college (Knox College, Tuition: $38,286/year)

    07/21/2013 7:04:32 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 35 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/21/13 | CNN Political Unit
    President Barack Obama will hit the road again to talk about jobs and the economy, resetting the message amid a busy summer that's so far been dominated by immigration reform efforts, the IRS scandal, national security leaks and the president's trips to Europe and Africa. Obama will return to Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois on Wednesday to kick off a series of speeches about his economic plan, White House senior adviser Dan Pfeiffer wrote in an e-mail to supporters Sunday evening.
  • ITALY'S HIGHEST CRIMINAL COURT OVERTURNS ACQUITTAL OF AMANDA KNOX AND ORDERS A NEW TRIAL

    03/26/2013 2:16:28 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 84 replies
    News Alert.
  • Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend to find out on Monday if they will face a retrial

    03/23/2013 10:03:46 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 11 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | 03/23/2013 | Steve Robson and Nick Pisa
    Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito are anxiously waiting to find out if their acquittal for the murder of a British student will be overturned by Italy's highest court. Supreme Court judges will rule on Monday on whether there should be a retrial regarding the death of Meredith Kercher or if the case against them should be closed completely. In 2011 Knox and Sollecito were cleared of the 2007 murder on appeal after they had initially been found guilty and sentenced to 26 and 25 years respectively. Meredith, 21, was found semi naked and with her throat cut...
  • Freaks and Oddballs – You're One

    05/17/2012 2:09:14 PM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies
    The Firearms Coalition ^ | 16 May, 2012 | Jeff Knox
    [Less than] 200 days away from what will undoubtedly be one of the most important elections in US history, and most of the country still isn't even paying attention yet. Of course, those of you reading this have been paying attention for years, even decades, but that's because you're all freaks and oddballs like me. At least that's what the majority thinks of us. We prefer to think of ourselves as exceptional and concerned – responsible citizens, but they see us as demented political junkies lacking in real life. Any way you want to define us – those of us...
  • Patience, Organization, Brilliance... and a Victory on the Heights

    03/04/2012 9:23:53 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 12 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | March 4, 2012 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    By March 4, 1776, the American forces had been stationed outside Boston for nearly a year. British soldiers had been there longer. For eight long years, Boston had effectively been under martial law. Ever since the Massachusetts House had objected to the Townshend Acts in 1868, the British forces who arrived that October were a constant fixture around town, a continual reminder that to King George III, the colonists – those of Boston, at any rate – were prisoners in their own city. They may have thought they had the rights of free Englishmen, but England’s monarch thought otherwise. After...
  • A Noble Train from a Bygone Era

    11/17/2011 9:59:27 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 7 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 17, 2011 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    In April of 1775, one of America’s most promising young officers had an idea. A Connecticut merchant who joined up as soon as shots were fired at Lexington and Concord, Arnold was a sharp idea man and a fine strategist, and he approached General Washington with a proposal to lead a mission to Fort Ticonderoga, up at Lake Champlain, to take it from the British. Oh, it was a decent enough prize on its own, sure, but its major value, said Arnold, was the opportunity to acquire all the artillery sitting in the fort. They moved forward and accomplished the...
  • Not-So-Free Speech in New Jersey

    10/23/2011 9:57:54 PM PDT · by neverdem · 53 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 22, 2011 | Jan LaRue
    Who can say "gay" isn't okay in New Jersey? Judging by Gov. Chris Christie's actions, teachers can't. Christie told CNN's Piers Morgan on June 15 that he doesn't think homosexuality is a sin even though his religion does. To be sure that the citizens of New Jersey are aware of Christie's beliefs, the interview and transcript are posted on the official New Jersey website. Okay, that's his opinion. But read on. New Jersey high school teacher Viki Knox may have been inspired by Christie's comments to think that it was okay for a New Jersey public employee to express an...
  • New Jersey High School Teacher Posts Anti-Gay Entry on Facebook

    10/14/2011 5:30:29 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 43 replies · 1+ views
    New York Times ^ | October 13, 2011 | WINNIE HU
    A New Jersey high school teacher became the center of a Facebook controversy on Thursday after writing on the site that “homosexuality is a perverted spirit that has existed from the beginning of creation” and complaining about a school display recognizing October as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender History month. The teacher, Viki Knox, posted a photo of a display from the school, Union High School in Union Township, on her personal Facebook page last week. It included photos of Virginia Woolf, Harvey Milk and Neil Patrick Harris. When a friend asked if the school had really put it up,...
  • Visiting police officer's gun, badges stolen in West Knox County(TN)

    10/06/2011 5:36:26 PM PDT · by deoetdoctrinae · 7 replies
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | October 6, 2011 | staff
    KNOXVILLE — A visiting law-enforcement officer from Maine reported that his gun and badge were stolen from his vehicle at a West Knox County apartment complex this week, according to authorities. The officer, with Maine's Cumberland County Sheriff's Office, was attending a training session at the National Forensics Academy in Oak Ridge, according to the Knox County Sheriff's Office.
  • AMANDA KNOX ACQUITTED, TO BE RELEASED IMMEDIATELY

    10/03/2011 12:57:47 PM PDT · by montag813 · 541 replies · 1+ views
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  • Knox verdict reached, court to announce it shortly

    10/03/2011 12:29:51 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 96 replies · 1+ views
    MSN ^ | 10-03-2011 | Staff
    PERUGIA, Italy — The jury re-examining the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito has reached a verdict that will be delivered in court at 3:30 p.m. ET, Knox relatives told NBC News on Monday.
  • Amanda Knox about to read her statement on CNN

    10/03/2011 1:28:00 AM PDT · by Freeper Fanatic · 8 replies
    CNN | 10/03/2011 | Freeper Fanatic
    Amanda Knox about to read her statement on CNN
  • Amanda Knox likely to be acquitted, says prosecutor

    09/07/2011 1:45:52 PM PDT · by Justaham · 14 replies
    elegraph.co.uk ^ | 9-7-11 | Nick Pisa
    An Italian court has rejected a request for new testing of crucial DNA evidence in the Amanda Knox appeal, as a prosecutor predicted the American will be acquitted of the Meredith Kercher murder. Court appointed experts have criticised the way the original forensic investigation was carried out by police, raising hopes 24-year-old Knox and her former boyfriend, Raffaele Sollecito, 27, will be cleared. Meredith, 21, from Coulsdon, Surrey, was in Perugia as part of her Leeds University and had only been in Italy for two months before she was brutally murdered in 2007. Knox and Sollecito were jailed in December...
  • Italian Court Rules Out New DNA Tests in Knox Case (video)

    09/07/2011 6:43:35 PM PDT · by rawhide · 24 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 9-7-11
    Italian Court Rules Out New DNA Tests in Knox Case http://video.foxnews.com/v/1147833844001/italian-court-rules-out-new-dna-tests-in-knox-case/
  • Al-Jazeera journalist speaking tonight at Rockland ( Maine )

    07/28/2011 4:13:32 PM PDT · by george76 · 15 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | July 28, 2011
    Al-Jazeera’s Washington, D.C., Bureau Chief Abderrahim Foukara will speak tonight as part of a fundraiser for the General Henry Knox Museum. The Arabic news network’s journalist will appear at the Strand Theatre in Rockland as the annual gala’s keynote speaker... Foukara’s pending visit has sparked a public debate about the Thomaston museum’s choice of keynote speaker. Some have criticized the museum for legitimizing what they believe to be a “terrorist news network,” while others fully support the choice and view protesters as “narrow-minded extremists,” according to previous reports. Police plan to monitor any protests outside the theater. Foukara is expected...
  • Fort Knox U.S. Gold Reserves to be Independently Audited and Assayed? Congressman Ron Paul Pressures

    06/17/2011 11:08:16 AM PDT · by Nachum · 31 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 6/17/11 | Tyler Durden
    Gold has given up much of yesterday’s modest gains and is marginally lower in all currencies except the Swiss franc. The euro has stabilized despite continuing contagion concerns and an existential threat to the euro currency itself. Gold remains close to record nominal highs in all major currencies but media coverage in the UK, Ireland and Europe remains minimal and skeptical. Focus continues to be almost exclusively on bond, equity and currency markets – with little or no coverage of gold. The ramifications of contagion and a euro currency crisis which would lead to the price of gold in euros...
  • Please Read: Ways to Help Knox Co. Victims' Families

    11/20/2010 7:28:56 AM PST · by combat_boots · 5 replies
    Fox WTTE ^ | 19 Nov 2010 | Unknown
    Please Read: Ways to Help Knox Co. Victims' Families MT VERNON, Ohio -- The following are ways you can help the families of victims Tina Herrmann, Kody Maynard and Stephanie Sprang, as well as Sarah Maynard -- who survived being kidnapped: 1. Mad Gathering: The Breezy Bay and Mad Gathering are hosting a benefit of the family of the survivor. They are looking for local businesses to donate items to auction off at an event set for Sat., Nov. 27 from 8 p.m. - 1 a.m. Music provided by Mad Gathering and Chapter 13. Please come out to support a...
  • Shocking New Knox Twist (Italian Prosecutors Appeal Knox Sentence)

    04/20/2010 11:14:18 AM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 5 replies · 801+ views
    DailyBeast ^ | 04/18/2010 | Barbie Latza Nad
    In a surprising move this weekend, the prosecution appealed its own murder conviction of Amanda Knox. Barbie Latza Nadeau, author of the Beast Book Angel Face, says the move could put Knox in prison for life—or set her free. Appeals were filed this weekend in the Meredith Kercher murder case in Perugia, Italy. But Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito, who were convicted of Kercher’s murder in December 2009, are not the only ones asking the Perugia appeals court to reconsider their decision. In a surprise twist, Perugia prosecutors are also appealing the court’s ruling. Co-prosecutors Giuliano Mignini and Manuela Comodi...
  • Contraception is the Key

    02/15/2010 7:51:30 AM PST · by marcbold · 6 replies · 349+ views
    National Catholic Register ^ | 2-15-10 | Patrick Archbold
    “Integrity without knowledge is weak and useless, and knowledge without integrity is dangerous and dreadful.”—Samuel Johnson When reading the absurd comments of Harry Knox, who serves on President Barack Obama’s faith-based advisory council, I cannot help but think that Samuel Johnson missed a category. In 2009, in response to the Pope’s comments about condoms and AIDS in Africa, Knox said that the Pope is “hurting people in the name of Jesus.” This past week, Knox was asked if he stood by this statement and he answered with an emphatic “I do.” Knox’s statement is as ignorant as it is lacking...
  • Obama’s gay “religious” advisor trying to hurt the Pope and the Catholic Church using condoms

    02/08/2010 6:05:43 AM PST · by jmaroneps37 · 41 replies · 625+ views
    The Collins Report ^ | February 8, 2010 | Kevin “Coach” Collins
    Democrats like to say “A fish rots from the head down.” Where are they now that Harry Knox, a militant homosexual advisor to Obama, has once again attacked the Catholic Church? Knox, Obama’s Faith Based Advisor, has renewed his attack on Pope Benedict XVI charging he is trying to use the name of Jesus to hurt people by stating that condoms increase the spread of AIDS in Africa; as if they don’t. Just another Gay activist willing to lie To the pseudo religious Left condoms are a sacrament they’ll go to war to defend. In the “oh so suave and...
  • Obama “Faith” Advisor Attacks Pope!

    02/05/2010 9:52:21 AM PST · by Starman417 · 5 replies · 484+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-05-10 | mlajoie2
    Over the past year we've already seen ample evidence that Obama has indeed been affected by the Marxist marinade he stewed in over the years. Some of us were not so shocked by the massive spending, government takeover and the nascent socialism in most of his proposals. But the sheer radical nature of so many of his appointments was truly eye-opening, wasn't it? (See "Czar She Blows" earlier this year.) As the year went on, we saw many other disquieting examples. (Anita Dunn comes to mind, as well as his subsuming of the Census) Well, it seems the radical...
  • Private Gun Sales – No Questions Asked No Sale – Protecting Gun Shows

    12/19/2009 5:18:58 AM PST · by marktwain · 37 replies · 1,503+ views
    ammoland.com ^ | 18 December, 2009 | Jeff Knox
    Manassas, VA, - -(AmmoLand.com)- Anyone who does not hold an FFL and sells a firearm to someone he doesn’t know well is incurring a certain amount of liability. And, a bit of bad judgment could cause trouble not just for the seller, but for the rest of the gun owning community as well. There is no question that individuals have the right to buy, sell, and trade firearms between themselves without government infringement. But there are laws on the books and failing to know and follow them is just asking for trouble. A prudent trader will take into account not...
  • 'Take not thy Holy Spirit . . .'

    12/15/2009 12:42:16 PM PST · by Alex Murphy · 2 replies · 319+ views
    Banner of Truth ^ | December 2009 | Kenneth D. Macleod
    As we approach the end of 2009, the religious and moral outlook in Britain remains bleak. God continues to be very largely ignored by Government and people. Year after year, legislation pours out of Parliament but never, it seems, is it considered remotely possible that God may have declared his mind on some aspect of whatever area of human conduct is being further regulated. Or if it is abundantly clear that God has spoken – declaring, for instance, that homosexual behaviour is abominable – his revelation must be steadfastly ignored and the nation directed to conform to the norms of...
  • Fantasy world fuelled by sex, drink and drugs

    12/09/2009 12:49:40 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 15 replies · 1,753+ views
    Times Online ^ | 12/7/2009 | Libby Purves
    The bravado of the ‘sexually adventurous’, such as Amanda Knox, masks the real damage caused by a life of endless flings.
  • Amanda Knox says she has no complaints about trial

    12/09/2009 11:12:51 AM PST · by markomalley · 27 replies · 1,198+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | 12/9/2009 | Nick Squires
    Amanda Knox believes she received a fair trial for the murder of her British flat mate, Meredith Kercher, but is confident her 26-year prison sentence will be overturned on appeal. Speaking for the first time since a jury in Perugia convicted her of the sexual assault and murder, Knox said the 11-month trial was conducted "correctly". The remarks sidestepped a growing furore in the United States, where legal experts and media commentators have angrily condemned the verdict as a miscarriage of justice based on flawed evidence, anti-Americanism and character assassination. (snip) Knox has been moved from her old cell, which...
  • NYT: DUKE LACROSSE PLAYERS KILLED MEREDITH KERCHER [Ann Coulter on Amanda Knox, from 6/17/09]

    12/09/2009 11:25:40 AM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 36 replies · 3,549+ views
    anncoulter.com ^ | June 17, 2009 | ANN COULTER
    Whether it is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Weather Underground, Central Park rapists, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Jim Jones and the People's Temple, welfare recipients, Palestinian terrorists, murderers, abortionists, strippers or common criminals -- liberals always take the side of the enemies of civilization against civilization. In the view of The New York Times, every criminal trial is a shocking miscarriage of justice -- except the ones that actually are shocking miscarriages of justice. Thus, in last week's Times, Timothy Egan wrote about a shocking miscarriage of justice being carried out against a "high-spirited" American girl accused of murder by a crazed prosecutor in...
  • Anti-American bias accusations branded "ludicrous" by Meredith Kercher's father

    12/08/2009 9:22:32 PM PST · by CondoleezzaProtege · 37 replies · 1,644+ views
    mirror.co.uk News ^ | 12/8/2009 | Ryan Parry
    Accusations of anti-American bias at Meredith Kercher's murder trial have been branded "ludicrous" by her grieving father. John Kercher, 66, (above) blames confusion about the facts of the case for the wave of US support for American killer Amanda Knox. He said: "How can there be talk of anti-American bias when one of the three convicted of killing Meredith is Italian and the other is from the Ivory Coast? It's ludicrous. They have been judged on the evidence, not on where they have come from." John spoke out yesterday after American experts slammed the Italian legal system on US TV....
  • Ann Coulter: NYT: DUKE LACROSSE PLAYERS KILLED MEREDITH KERCHER (Pulitzer prize in the Making?)

    06/17/2009 3:18:06 PM PDT · by Syncro · 34 replies · 3,439+ views
    AnnCoulter.Com ^ | June 17, 2009 | Ann Coulter
    NYT: DUKE LACROSSE PLAYERS KILLED MEREDITH KERCHER June 17, 2009 Whether it is Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the Weather Underground, Central Park rapists, Mumia Abu-Jamal, Jim Jones and the People's Temple, welfare recipients, Palestinian terrorists, murderers, abortionists, strippers or common criminals -- liberals always take the side of the enemies of civilization against civilization. In the view of The New York Times, every criminal trial is a shocking miscarriage of justice -- except the ones that actually are shocking miscarriages of justice. Thus, in last week's Times, Timothy Egan wrote about a shocking miscarriage of justice being carried out against a "high-spirited"...
  • Amanda Knox tells of Meredith Kercher’s ‘yucky’ death

    06/14/2009 2:20:02 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 4 replies · 1,577+ views
    The Times ^ | June 14, 2009 | John Follainin in Perugia
    AMANDA KNOX yesterday startled the Italian court trying her for the murder of Meredith Kercher by saying the English student's death was “yucky, disgusting” and comparing it to crimes in CSI, the popular US television series. She also accused the Italian police of assaulting her during her interrogation. ...Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, 25, are accused of sexually abusing and stabbing Kercher to death after she refused to take part in a perverted sex game. ...“It was a disgusting death. I imagined it was a slow death, a death that was shocking, yucky, disgusting,” Knox said, crossing her...
  • Amanda Knox in Testimony Alleges Police Abuse, Admits Drug Use

    06/12/2009 7:31:23 AM PDT · by buzzer · 16 replies · 940+ views
    FoxNews ^ | Friday, June 12, 2009 | fox news
    Amanda Knox told an Italian court Friday that police abused her and called her as a "stupid liar" when they questioned her over the murder of Meredith Kercher. The American is giving evidence for the first time at her trial in Perugia, where she is charged with sexually assaulting and murdering her roommate. Knox, 21, said police officers accused her of trying to protect someone after Kercher was found semi-naked with her throat slit in November 2007. She testified that she had been struck by police during questioning. "When I denied that they called me a stupid liar," she told...
  • Neal Knox – The Gun Rights War A new book from the Knoxes

    06/06/2009 6:10:49 AM PDT · by marktwain · 7 replies · 550+ views
    The Firearms Coalition ^ | 4 June, 2009 | Neal Knox
    The Knox Update From the Firearms Coalition July 4, 2009 marks the 25th anniversary of The Firearms Coalition and our bi-monthly newsletter The Hard Corps Report. It also marks the release of a long overdue book, Neal Knox – The Gun Rights War. Dad always wanted to write a history of the gun rights movement and it turns out that he had already done so in his columns and articles while the history was being made. Now, thanks to a lot of hard work by my brother Chris, it is finally about to be released. As we prepare for the...
  • Controversial Obama Faith Advisor Seeks to Dismantle "Heteronormative" Fatherhood

    05/21/2009 12:44:20 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 39 replies · 1,150+ views
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/20/09 | Kathleen Gilbert
    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 20, 2009 (LifeSiteNews.com) - A member of Obama's Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships advisory board has stated that one of the main challenges in promoting "responsible fatherhood" in America will be to dismantle a perception that fatherhood is "heteronormative" - i.e., that heterosexuality is the norm.In addition to his role on Obama's faith advisory board, Knox is the director of the religion and faith program at the Human Rights Campaign, a homosexual activist group.  "Responsible fatherhood offers us an immense opportunity to speak to a real need in the country," Knox said in a May 11 PBS...
  • Obama's Faith-Based Adviser Urges Challenge to ‘Heteronormative' Fatherhood

    05/18/2009 3:20:02 AM PDT · by Man50D · 34 replies · 2,019+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | May 18, 2009 | Fred Lucas
    A controversial member of President Barack Obama’s faith-based council said that part of the administration’s role in promoting responsible fatherhood should include moving beyond America’s “heteronormative view of fatherhood.” Harry Knox, appointed last month to the 25-member President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, has drawn fire for inflammatory comments about the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI. Knox talked about fatherhood and other issues the council would work on in a May 11 PBS interview, which aired two days before a May 13 letter – signed by nearly two dozen prominent Catholics, including House Minority Leader John Boehner...
  • House Republican Leader Calls on Obama to Fire Adviser Who Attacked Catholic Church

    05/14/2009 3:26:44 AM PDT · by Man50D · 11 replies · 821+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | May 14, 2009 | Fred Lucas
    House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio) joined nearly two dozen other prominent American Catholics on Wednesday in calling for President Barack Obama to fire a White House adviser who has attacked the Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI. Boehner is the most high-profile public official so far to speak out against the appointment of Harry Knox to the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. Knox is director of the Faith and Religion Program at the Human Rights Campaign (HRC), a homosexual rights organization. Among other things, Knox has accused the pope of “hurting people in the name of...
  • Letter From Catholic Leaders Calls for President Obama to Fire Anti-Catholic Bigot Harry Knox

    05/13/2009 8:28:36 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 15 replies · 791+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 5/13/2009 | n/a
    Dear Mr. President, On April 6, you named Harry Knox to your Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. You claim to have created this Council, among other things, to “bring everyone together – from both the secular and faith-based communities.” Harry Knox is the hate-filled antithesis of this noble objective. Knox is a virulent anti-Catholic bigot, and has made numerous vile and dishonest attacks against the Church and the Holy Father. He has no business on any Council having to do with faith or religion. We do not know if you or members of your Administration were aware of...
  • Obama Adviser Accused Catholic Church of 'Insulting' Jesus, Accused Pope of ...

    05/08/2009 2:20:10 AM PDT · by Cindy · 18 replies · 1,023+ views
    CNS NEWS.com ^ | Friday, May 8, 2009 | by Terence P. Jeffrey, Editor-in-Chief
    "Obama Adviser Accused Catholic Church of ‘Insulting’ Jesus, Accused Pope of ‘Hurting People in the Name of Jesus’" SNIPPET: "President Obama appointed the HRC activist, Harry Knox, to his Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships on April 6. Knox was then, and remains, director of the HRC’s Religion and Faith Program. The HRC describes itself as “America’s largest civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender equality.” On the day Obama appointed Knox as one of his advisers, the HRC posted a statement by Knox about his new role in the administration. In the statement, Knox...
  • Autoparts Suppliers on the Auto bailout

    12/22/2008 12:10:45 PM PST · by econjack · 52 replies · 2,276+ views
    Email | 12/19/20087 | Greg Knox
    This is one of the greatest responses to the requests for bailout money I have seen thus far. As a supplier for the Big 3 this man received a letter from the President of GM North America requesting support for the bail out program. His response is well written, and has to make you proud of a local guy who tells it like it is. Dear Employees & Suppliers, Congress and the current Administration will soon determine whether to provide immediate support to the domestic auto industry to help it through one of the most difficult economic times in our...
  • letter to GM (viral email)

    12/16/2008 12:37:19 PM PST · by WOBBLY BOB · 19 replies · 1,403+ views
    email ^ | 12/2008 | greg knox
    Abridged letter from Troy Clarke, President of General Motors - followed by a response from our son, Gregory Knox: Dear Employee, Next week, Congress and the current Administration will determine whether to provide immediate support to the domestic auto industry to help it through one of the most difficult economic times in our nation's history. Your elected officials must hear from all of us now on why this support is critical to our continuing the progress we began prior to the global financial crisis.....................As an employee, you have a lot at stake and continue to be one of our most...
  • Amanda Knox 'regrets' lies over Meredith Kercher murder (endorses obama)

    10/31/2008 8:10:22 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 6 replies · 689+ views
    Times Online (U.K.) ^ | October 30, 2008 | Richard Owen
    Amanda Knox, the American student accused of murdering Meredith Kercher, her British flatmate, claims she regrets having lied in police interviews to incriminate an innocent man. Ms Knox, 21, said she was "afraid" but believes she will be acquitted in the end. On Tuesday Paoli Micheli, the pre-trial judge, ordered both her and Raffaele Sollecito, her former Italian boyfriend, to stand trial on December 4 on charges of murder, sexual assault and theft. He sentenced Rudy Guede, an Ivory Coast immigrant and drifter, to thirty years in prison for the murder under fast track procedures, saying he accepted the "logic"...
  • Commencement Address: Barack Obama

    06/10/2008 4:49:24 PM PDT · by JavaJumpy · 13 replies · 88+ views
    Knox College ^ | June 2005 | Remarks of Barack Obama
    Thank you also, Mr. President, for this honorary degree. It was only a couple of years ago that I stopped paying my student loans in law school. Had I known it was this easy, I would have ran for the United States Senate earlier. You know, it has been about six months now since you sent me to Washington as your United States Senator. I recognize that not all of you voted for me, so for those of you muttering under your breath "I didn't send you anywhere," that's ok too. Maybe we'll hold—what do you call it—a little Pumphandle...
  • Starbucks: No paper cup for you, Knox

    07/13/2007 1:00:46 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 33 replies · 1,284+ views
    Boston Herald ^ | July 13, 2007 | Gayle Fee and Laura Raposa
    Funnyman Kevin Knox wasn’t laughing the other night after he got into a nasty fight with a Starbucks barista who told the comedian, who is battling cancer, that he didn’t care about his medical issues - he wasn’t getting a free paper cup! The Comedy Connection headliner, who has become a health nut over the past 3 1/2 years after being diagnosed with cancer in his lymph nodes, reports he made a run to the coffee emporium inside Faneuil Hall Marketplace for a hit of boiling water for his organic, decaf green tea. The barista handed over an extra-large cup...
  • Knox on list of potential homes for Stryker Brigade

    01/07/2007 7:00:20 AM PST · by SLB · 30 replies · 903+ views
    The News Enterprise ^ | Jan 6, 07 | Erica Walsh
    FORT KNOX — Fort Knox is on a short list of Army posts being considered as the permanent station for a new Stryker brigade combat team. “We probably could accommodate this, but we haven’t done an analysis and we haven’t been asked to at this point,” said Connie Shaffery, Fort Knox spokeswoman. The unit is being transformed in Hawaii, but opposition from environmental and cultural groups has caused the Army to reconsider. An environmental impact statement completed in 2004 determined Hawaii was a suitable location for the 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team. The unit was scheduled to transform from the...
  • Who Was Against Christmas?

    12/14/2006 7:40:54 AM PST · by Alex Murphy · 14 replies · 590+ views
    University of Wyoming ^ | Paul V.M. Flesher
    Picture the following scenario. Crowds of Americans rioting in the streets. Two opposing groups shout loudly, vying to have their messages heard and heeded. The groups meet. Confrontation ensues. Fistfights break out. Church windows are smashed. What are these rioters fighting about? Christmas. One group favors celebrating Christmas, the other opposes all Christmas observances. This isn’t an imaginary event, it is history. It happened in Boston on Christmas day in 1706. In America's increasing love-affair with Christmas (both the Christian and commercial versions), we have forgotten that there was a time when much of European and American Christianity thought that...
  • Charter goes to head of line - Supreme Court agrees to take up its legitimacy at Sept. 6 hearing

    07/11/2006 7:58:28 AM PDT · by SmithL · 1 replies · 349+ views
    Knoxville News Sentinel ^ | 7/11/6 | JAMIE SATTERFIELD
    The state Supreme Court on Monday agreed to snatch up a ruling striking down Knox County's charter and put it under the court's high-powered appellate microscope. In a rare move, the state's highest court exercised its so-called "reach-down" authority, power limited under the law to only a handful of cases "of unusual public importance." Justices will hear the case in September. The court's decision will allow the Supreme Court justices to review a ruling by Chancellor John Weaver that Knox County's charter was invalid instead of waiting for the case to travel first to an intermediate-level appellate court. Monday's announcement...