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  • Islam & Lds, Muhammad & Joseph Smith: Similarities (+ Lds ecumenical nods toward Islam) [Vanity]

    07/31/2012 6:31:13 PM PDT · by Colofornian · 147 replies
    Colofornian | July 31, 2012 | Colofornian
    Per the Feb. 7, 2012 Pakistan Independent (see first link below), "The current LDS First Presidency Statement of 1978 says specifically mentions Prophet Muhammad as one of ‘the great religious leaders of the world’ who received ‘a portion of God’s light….’” It would appear, therefore, that the Muslim world might be "happy" with either an Obama re-election or Mitt Romney. And, hey, why not? Just look at all the "ecumenical" outreach attempts with Islam made by Mormon leaders in the "ecumenical" link section listed below. For these past seven years, over a dozen Freepers have been faithful in posting the...
  • Daily Kos: The American Dream Is a Virus Like AIDS, and Rick Perry is Satan

    11/14/2010 10:32:33 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 36 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | nOVEMBER 14, 2010 | Tim Graham
    How much do the bloggers of the Daily Kos hate conservatism and the limited-government ideas that informed America's founding? They associate them with Satan...and with disease. Blogger Kevin Tully is really angry about the election returns and wondered if "all of us, [are] being played like one huge, oxygen starved, exhausted, gullible fish? Is the destruction of the environment and civil society absolutely necessary to maintain the "American Dream?" He suggested on Thursday that the American Dream is a deadly disease we spread globally: The “American Dream” is a worldwide viral phenomenon - with many more potentially dire consequences than...
  • Obama to Netroots Nation: ‘Let’s Finish What We’ve Started’

    07/24/2010 11:19:59 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies
    Obama to Netroots Nation: ‘Let’s Finish What We’ve Started’ It wasn’t lost on the 2,100 liberal activists gathered in Las Vegas at Netroots Nation for the annual four-day confab that the only Obama administration official who made the trip this time was Treasury Secretary Ray LaHood—a Republican. But in a surprise video message this morning, President Barack Obama sought to rally his progressive base. “We’re moving America forward and when we’ve come this far we can’t afford to slide backward,” Obama said, “Let’s finish what we’ve started.”
  • Daily Kos in full-on pants-wetting meltdown over “Motions to Recommit”

    03/20/2010 7:46:45 PM PDT · by Daisyjane69 · 59 replies · 3,536+ views
    Hillbuzz ^ | 3/20/10 | Hillbuzz guys
    If you ever thought we didn’t love you, we hope today proves you wrong, because we just read a piece over at Daily Kos for you. It was icky. We had to take a shower afterwards, with that stinky antibacterial soap to kill all the orange germs. Kos is a very nasty, rotten place, but we got a tip they were in full-on pants-wetting meltdown mode over “Motions to Recommit” and wanted to know what the fuss was about.
  • Kos Kids Wish They Had a "Do-Over" with Obama (No, really.)

    09/06/2009 5:47:54 PM PDT · by BuckeyeTexan · 87 replies · 3,330+ views
    DailyKos | 09/07/2009 | BuckeyeTexan
    It seems some of the Kos Kids regret voting for Obama. You have to read it to believe it. Enjoy! I think we are all really disappointed. We thought we were getting something fresh, intelligent and new when Obama came in. I have to admit, I also feel defeated with this resignation. I also hope I buck up soon, but either I don't understand Obama's MOA, or something. Maybe he is weak, on a slow learning curve, maybe he will surprise us in all those wonderful ways. I don't know anymore, and the bitterness I am hearing in these comments...
  • The Party On The Right Is Now Parting On The Left

    08/13/2009 6:38:40 AM PDT · by steve-b · 19 replies · 1,413+ views
    The Examiner ^ | 8/11/09 | Steven Andrew
    Over the years I've been a harsh critic of elements in the larger conservative movement and by proxy the modern Republican Party who pay lip service to various forms of pseudoscience, creationism being a prime example. But here we look at the other side of the coin with an incomplete survey of some of the bizarre anti-science beliefs, medical quackery, pseudoscience, and full blown conspiracy theories with questionable roots in science, some of which are sadly gaining considerable traction due to recent political shifts. They're by no means held exclusively by the left, but nevertheless readers are far more likely...
  • So Much Fear, Not Enough ZOT

    08/05/2009 5:39:03 PM PDT · by KeepingCalm · 100 replies · 2,243+ views
    I was embarrassed for my country when many Americans let the fear of terrorism turn them into cringing cowards, willing to give up our basic civil liberties for the illusion of safety, ignoring how we are 200 times more likely to die in our automobile than in a terrorist attack on our soil. I am equally embarrassed today. Many of my fellow Americans have let themselves be manipulated by corporate interests and ratings-hungry media. They have become frightened, angry, and unable to cooperate to form a more perfect union. Why do so many Americans have so little faith in our...
  • I'm a Republican: F you [warning: graphic language (is there any other kind on KOS?)]

    07/29/2009 2:11:48 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 124 replies · 2,933+ views
    DailyKOS ^ | by Sue in NH
    I'm a republican. F you. I'm a republican. I have my own pile of money. F you. I'm a republican. My kids go to private school. I don't care about your kids, or public schools. When my kids are better educated than yours, they will get better jobs and make more money than your kids. F you. I'm a republican. I have a job with health insurance. If you were not so lazy or stupid, you would have a good job with health insurance too. It sure is sad when you go bankrupt after a catastrophic health crisis, but its...
  • An Open Letter to Jim Robinson

    07/18/2009 3:09:39 PM PDT · by mrmeangenes · 392 replies · 12,961+ views
    07/18/09 | vanity
    Dear Mr. Robinson: I've given the matter quite a bit of thought and have decided it is time to ZOT you. I was tempted when I noticed posters were allowed to insult anyone who disagreed with them; even more tempted when I saw new posters banned for asking questions, or expressing an opinion outside the mainstream - (though I must confess anyone adopting the screen name "Christ was killed by conservatives" was not going to last very long ! I'm sure he was referring to the Sanhedrin, but still...) When I saw your post today about getting "millions of people"...
  • The leftists KOS kiddies reply to my March on Washington post

    07/18/2009 2:51:13 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 92 replies · 3,445+ views
    DailyKOS ^ | July 18, 2009 | by high bitrate
    Determined to continue on the same reckless posting course set by his previous Call to Arms, Jim (or more likely the posters for whom his account serves as a handy sockpuppet, namely JohnBoy or nutjob fluffer Gary Dunn/Syncro) has expanded further. The nitwit list of a guy who gets government healthcare and government disability has been posted, and as expected, he drowns in Teh Stupid - all to keep anybody else from getting what he gets, he would override the wishes of the majority of Americans. It would be a joke, except for the fact that too many of these...
  • Daily Kos: To Repeal Prop 8, Keep Black And Hispanic Turnout Low & Counter Mormon Money

    05/26/2009 5:34:02 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 39 replies · 2,032+ views
    Daily Kos | 5/26/09 | Frankie Teardrop
    At Daily Kos, there is a blog today on how to repeal Prop 8 in the future. LINK BELOW. Keep black and Hispanic turnout low, and counter Mormon Money... The title of the blog is "To Repeal Prop 8, Keep Black and Hispanic Turnout Low, And Counter Mormon Money." Does this sound to you like libs/Dems cherish black and hispanic votes? Does this sound to you like libs/Dems are against suppressing the minority vote? Don't libs/Dems want every vote to count? Could it be that libs/Dems only care about advancing liberalism and socialism and really don't care what they have...
  • Liberal Blogger Criticizes Obama's Move to Center

    07/04/2008 7:52:06 AM PDT · by vietvet67 · 23 replies · 157+ views
    CNS News ^ | July 04, 2008 | Fred Lucas
    (CNSNews.com) - As Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) apparently moves toward the political middle, he has offended one of the more influential liberal voices in the new media. Markos Moulitsas, founder of the highly popular Daily Kos blog, denounced Obama for voting for the domestic surveillance legislation that provides limited immunity to telecommunication companies and for criticizing the left-wing activist group MoveOn.org. "There is a line between 'moving to the center' and stabbing your allies in the back out of fear of being criticized. And, of late, he's been doing a lot of unnecessary stabbing, betraying his claims...
  • Holding My Breath (SCOTUS & the Parker v. D.C. 2nd Amendment case)

    11/21/2007 1:14:28 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies · 486+ views
    Daily Pundit ^ | November 20th 2007 | Bill Quick
    In what may turn out to be the most important Second Amendment ruling since 1939’s hideously misinterpreted Miller - and maybe the most important ruling on the Amendment in American history, the Supreme Court has granted cert to Parker v. D.C. and will be taking up the case in this session. Natch, Glenn Reynolds has tonsalinks. My first take (I have to admit I’m shaking in my boots at the negative possibilities here, given that I thought the SCOTUS would dodge this one) is that the Court will find an individual right, but do so in such a way that...
  • Rove to Write for Newsweek

    11/15/2007 3:15:10 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies · 191+ views
    NewsMax ^ | November 15, 2007 | Staff
    Less than three months after he left his post as the White House’s deputy chief of staff, Karl Rove has agreed to become a Newsweek contributor and will pen opinion pieces for the magazine and its Web site. Rove will turn out several columns on the 2008 campaign up until inauguration day, according to the Washington Post. In a statement, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham said: “Newsweek has a long tradition of asking practitioners and opinion-makers to offer our readers the benefits of their experience in occasional opinion essays. “Whether one agrees or disagrees with Karl, there is no arguing that...
  • The "Not So Poor" 12 Year Old Who Rebutted Bush on SCHIP Veto

    10/06/2007 10:42:57 PM PDT · by icwhatudo · 407 replies · 74,597+ views
    Multiple, Baltimore Sun ^ | 10-07-07 | self
    Graeme Frost, who gave the democrat rebuttal to George Bush’s reasons for vetoing the SCHIP Bill, is a middle school student at the exclusive$20,000 per year Park School in Baltimore, MD. Graeme was in a severe car accident three years ago, and received care paid for by the government program known as SCHIP-(State Children's Health Insurance Program) "I was in a coma for a week and couldn't eat or stand up or even talk. My sister was even worse," Graeme wrote. "My parents work really hard and always make sure my sister and I have everything we need, but we...
  • Democrats Fuel Draft Hysteria but Political Gain Unlikely

    09/12/2007 1:31:28 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies · 290+ views
    The Rothenberg Political Report ^ | September 10, 2007 | Stuart Rothenberg
    Some Democrats have decided to try to transform the military draft into what the Social Security issue was 25 years ago. Time and time again since the late 1970s, Democratic candidates and campaign committees sought to win the votes of seniors by raising questions about whether Republicans would dismantle Social Security if they ever won control of Congress. The Democrats’ scare tactics on Social Security were not without basis. Republicans opposed the creation of Social Security, and for more than a decade, many conservative GOP candidates and high-profile officeholders, including former Rep. Newt Gingrich (Ga.), bashed the system and berated...
  • Presidential campaign is busting loose

    08/06/2007 3:52:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies · 910+ views
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | August 6, 2007 | Paul Brownfield
    The only "Simpsons" series character whose name was changed for the movie was Austrian-born action star Rainer Wolfcastle, who goes by the name of President Schwarzenegger. This is satire, I think. There are nine Republican contenders for president and many more in the party looking for a rock-star candidate. Is it Rudy Giuliani, a.k.a. the Mayor of Terror Town? Mitt Romney, who bears a spooky resemblance to CBS CEO Leslie Moonves? Tom Tancredo or Tommy Thompson, both of whose names would restore alliteration to the White House for the first time since the Reagan era? I woke up early Sunday...
  • Bark Vs. Bite [Dem candidates at DLC vs. YearlyKos conventions] (Barf & Laugh Alert)

    08/01/2007 1:32:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies · 915+ views
    CBS News ^ | July 31, 2007 | Kevin Drum
    Dan Drezner, commenting on the fact that the current crop of Democratic presidential candidates are passing up the centrist DLC's summer meeting in favor of speaking at YearlyKos, says: The fact that YearlyKos matters more than the DLC seems like pretty damning and uncomplicated evidence to me of where the party has traveled over the last four years. Actually, I think it is a little more complicated than the simple "left vs. centrist" spin that most people have put on this. In substantive terms, after all, the three main Democratic candidates this year are only slightly to the left of...
  • Saluting the White Flag (Democrats and Iraq)

    07/24/2007 1:14:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies · 862+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | July 22, 2007 | Bob Weir
    From the time we're in grammar school, all the way through our adult lives we've been taught to take responsibility for our actions and not place blame on others for something we did. It's one of the essential elements of integrity. There was a time in our history when we could at least hope to look up to our elected officials and view them as statesmen, because they represented character traits we admired. Those traits and the courage to take a stand against evil would make us proud to follow them into battle. But today, we see many of them...
  • Edwards Declares War on Fox News [Moulitsas' boycott request on the Daily Kos....]

    03/08/2007 8:52:51 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 88 replies · 2,661+ views
    Edwards Declares War on Fox News Presidential Candidate Says 'No' to Fox-Hosted Debate By JAKE TAPPER and NITYA VENKATARAMAN Mar. 8, 2007 — - Seeking to solidify the liberal base of his party, Democratic presidential contender former Sen. John Edwards, D-N.C., announced this week his boycott of the August 14th Democratic debate in Nevada being co-hosted by Fox News. Edwards was, in fact, responding to a gauntlet thrown by blogger Markos Moulitsas, founder of liberal website the Daily Kos, who asked the Democratic candidate pool "not to do a Fox News debate," rather "to debate in Nevada with another media...