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  • ‘Illegal’: GA High School Abandons 50 Years of Prayer After Atheists’ Threats

    09/15/2012 12:53:08 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 16 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9/15/2012 | Billy Hallowell
    Yet another public school has halted prayers before football games after receiving a threatening letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), an atheist activist non-profit. Earlier this week, TheBlaze told you about the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and its decision to ban prayers. Now, Haralson County High School in Tallapoosa, Georgia, is also ceasing its broadcast of prayers before football games. After 50 years of traditional invocations being uttered before Rebels games, the loudspeaker has now been silenced. The situation commenced when the school, back in September 2011, received a letter from FFRF staff council Stephanie A. Schmitt....
  • Waiting till the wedding night – getting married the right way

    09/15/2012 12:00:12 PM PDT · by STARWISE · 122 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9-14-12 | Steven Crowder
    As anyone who’s read my abstinence column here at Fox News Opinion could guess, my wedding is something that I’ve looked forward to for quite some time. After having tied the knot at the end of August, I can now say beyond all shadow of a doubt, that it was everything I’d hoped and prayed that it would be since childhood. (I’d also prayed to be bitten by a radioactive spider and develop sticky hands, but… I was an idiot.) Let me preface this column by saying this: my wife (I have to get used to saying that) and I...
  • US Lawmakers praise Church of Scientology, once considered at odds with US

    09/15/2012 6:57:44 AM PDT · by AmonAmarth · 30 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 09/15/2012 | The Daily Caller
    Three U.S. congressmen and a top-level government official attended the opening of the Church of Scientology’s National Office in Washington, D.C., Thursday. Their attendance marked a significant endorsement from members of a government that was once partially at war with the organization. Lawmakers in attendance were Texas Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, Indiana Republican Rep. Dan Burton and Illinois Democratic Rep. Danny Davis. Liz Gibson, Senior Program Manager at the Federal Emergency Management Agency was also in attendance. Jackson Lee applauded the organization. “I want to thank L. Ron Hubbard for recognizing that courage is not rewarded but it is...
  • Stanek weekend question: Liberal feminists are sluts and a____?

    09/15/2012 6:32:29 AM PDT · by Morgana · 11 replies
    Jill Stanek ^ | 9.15.2012 | Jill Stanek
    On September 6 Yahoo News reported on, “‘Sluts vote’: the unlikeliest DNC flair”: A member of the Illinois delegation has sold out of a batch of pins she made that say “Sluts vote.” The pins, which cost 2 for $5, reference radio host Rush Limbaugh’s attack on women’s activist Sandra Fluke (he called her a “slut” for advocating that insurance plans fully cover contraceptives). We spotted several delegates on Thursday sporting the pins…. “I think ‘slut’ is offensive, that’s why we’re trying to own it and make it ours,” said Debra Shore, an Illinois delegate from Chicago. Makes total sense....
  • Same-Sex Marriage Supporters Lose in Rhode Island

    09/14/2012 2:52:39 PM PDT · by NYer · 14 replies
    Citizen Link ^ | September 14, 2012 | Bethany Monk
    Five of the six Rhode Island Senate candidates who support same-sex marriage lost during the state’s Democratic primaries Wednesday, despite massive backing from special-interest groups.“The Rhode Island Senate looks like it will again be safe for defending marriage as the union of one man and one woman,” National Organization for Marriage Northeast Director Chris Plante told CitizenLink.Incumbent Sen. Mike McCaffrey, who supports marriage and the right to life, beat Laura Pisaturo, who supports same-sex marriage.In addition to Pisaturo, the other same-sex marriage supporters challenging incumbents or vying for open seats who lost Wednesday are David Gorman, Gene Dyszlewski, Lewis Pryeor,...
  • Autopsy Proves Planned Parenthood Killed Woman in Botched Abortion

    09/12/2012 9:07:22 PM PDT · by kathsua · 39 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 9/11/12 | Steven Ertelt
    A leading pro-life group has obtained a copy of Tonya Reaves’ autopsy report that it says shows beyond a doubt that the 24-year old woman died from three major complications during a botched second-trimester abortion suffered at a Chicago area Planned Parenthood abortion clinic on July 20, 2012. Operation Rescue, which obtained the full autopsy results late yesterday, says it indicates that Reaves’ injuries were survivable if she had received proper emergency care in a timely manner. The autopsy report is seven pages in length but it took two months for it to be released publicly, despite requests from OR...
  • Justice Dept. Asks Supreme Court to Review 2 Petitions in Hopes of Overturning DOMA

    09/13/2012 3:11:29 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    CP Post ^ | September 12, 2012
    September 12, 2012|6:13 pmThe U.S. Department of Justice filed two petitions Tuesday as part of their challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act, asking the Supreme Court to review cases that could ultimately lead to the court overturning the law that defines marriage as between and man and a woman. The specific part of the law that attorneys for the Justice Department want the court to focus on is Section 3, which they say violate the rights of legally married same-sex couples, arguing that it treats them differently than married heterosexual couples.In 2007, New York resident Edie Windsor married her...
  • Christian Company Will be Fined $1.3 MILLION a DAY Unless HHS Mandate Repealed or Defeated

    09/13/2012 11:04:19 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 22 replies
    CatholicVote.org ^ | 9/13/12 | Thomas Peters
    How little does Obama care about religious liberty? This little: A few minutes ago, in Oklahoma, The Becket Fund filed a lawsuit on behalf of a multi-billion dollar private business, Hobby Lobby. As you may know, Hobby Lobby is a privately owned company with 500 stores in 42 states, 22,000 employees, and $1.3 + billion in sales. If this private family owned business refuses to comply with the HHS mandate, the government will fine them $1.3 million per day. [The Becket Fund] It may be only a little to him. But this fine is a lot to us. Steven Ertelt...
  • "Transgender summer camp" for kids celebrated on front page of Boston Globe.

    09/12/2012 9:37:16 AM PDT · by massmike · 21 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 09/12/2012 | n/a
    The relentless campaign to promote and normalize homosexuality -- and now cross-dressing and transgenderism -- for children is gaining speed in the media. These are things that are really happening. They are at the same time frightening and heartbreaking to watch and read about. On Sunday, Sept. 2, the Boston Globe featured a front-page article about a "groundbreaking" summer camp in Connecticut for "transgender" and cross-dressing children. According to the article, several of these children are being given drugs to delay their puberty so that they can have "successful" sex-change surgery. Some girls have already had their breasts surgically removed,...
  • “CRUCIFIX MASTURBATION” FILM WINS

    09/12/2012 10:03:38 PM PDT · by G Larry · 23 replies
    CATHOLIC LEAGUE ^ | 10 Sept. 2012 | Bill Donohue
    The Venice Film Festival awarded a special jury prize Saturday to “Paradise: Faith.” The film is part of a trilogy; Strand Releasing has acquired the U.S. rights and plans to release it early next year. Catholic League president Bill Donohue comments as follows: One of the hallmarks of cultural charlatans is the propensity to insult Christians, especially Catholics, and then declare their offense creative. If anyone wants to know why a special jury prize was given to “Paradise: Faith,” let me spare you the need to read about it: it won because it shows a devout Catholic woman masturbating with...
  • American Liars Inc.

    09/12/2012 3:02:30 PM PDT · by The Ignorant Fisherman · 5 replies
    IFB ^ | 9/12/12 | -
    My friends the world abounds with liars in all classes of politics and life in general but particularly here in America for the last six years (2006 elections) the Progressive Democratic Left has faithfully lied about everything under the sun to promote, preserve and protect their lawless Marxist agenda and their chosen chief chosen one. From Health Care to Medicare, from Republicans to the Tea Party, from the economy to tax increases, from the Fast and the Furious to the Stimulus, from the war on terror to Guantanamo, from drilling to green energy, from Limbaugh to Bush to Palin, from...
  • Bob Dylan: Slavery Ruined America

    09/12/2012 11:28:13 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 129 replies
    The Atlanta Black Star ^ | September 12, 2012 | Nick Chiles
    Folk rock legend Bob Dylan has some strong words about America that many of his compatriots may not want to hear: He says the stigma of slavery ruined America and he doubts whether the country can get rid of the shame because it was “founded on the backs of slaves.” Dylan spoke to Rolling Stone for a cover story that coincides with the release of his 35th studio album, “Tempest.” Dylan has long been an outspoken critic of American culture and its inherent inequalities, particularly during the 1960s when his songs “Blowin’ in the Wind” and “The Times They Are...
  • Hobby Lobby sues over mandatory coverage of morning-after pill

    09/12/2012 10:29:48 AM PDT · by MulberryDraw · 20 replies
    AP/Amarillo Globe News ^ | Sept 12, 2012 | unknown
    OKLAHOMA CITY — Christian-oriented Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. has filed a federal lawsuit over a mandate in the health reform law that requires employers to provide coverage for the morning-after pill.
  • ’2016: Obama’s America’ Movie Is Disturbingly Necessary

    09/12/2012 8:18:57 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 24 replies
    CBS Chicago ^ | 17 August 2012 | Scot Paulsen
    This past week, “2016: The Movie” about President Barack Obama opened in the Chicago area, and I chose to get more of an education about Obama by seeing the movie. After the inundation of canned hype for the movie on conservative talk shows across the Chicago radio dial that sounded more like commercials than honest endorsements of the movie, I was skeptical of what I was going to see. While some talk show hosts sounded like they were genuinely impressed with the documentary and honestly endorsing the film, there were those who were obviously reading a commercial script which was...
  • I'm Barack Obama, and I approve this abortion

    09/11/2012 2:43:02 PM PDT · by rhema · 13 replies
    While the media would like to portray conservative politicians as obsessed with abortion, the Democratic Convention last week told a different story. President Obama had over two dozen prime time speakers, including the heads of the largest pro-abortion organizations, praising unrestricted abortions at taxpayer expense. Abortion giant Planned Parenthood, which gets at least one million dollars a day from taxpayers, is repaying the President's gratitude by launching a $3.2 million television ad buy in Ohio and Virginia on Monday as part of its biggest-ever campaign effort. The newest ad, called "Turn Back the Clock," is set to run on cable...
  • Gawker: Pedophiles Born that Way, Deserve Sympathy

    09/11/2012 7:08:05 AM PDT · by WXRGina · 55 replies
    American Clarion ^ | September 11, 2012 | Gina Miller
    We should not be surprised at the evil idiocy that comes from godless people, although their vile words and twisted ideas can sometimes still be stunning. We saw some of this last week at the Democrat convention. We saw those godless fools scream, wail and shake their fists against God and Jerusalem—three times, in fact. We saw them applaud taxpayer funding for killing pre-born babies. We saw them cheer for sodomy and the destruction of the meaning of marriage. We saw them glorify the lawless illegal alien invasion of our nation. We saw their ugly face in prime time high-definition....
  • Gawker: Pedophiles born that way, deserve sympathy

    09/10/2012 9:59:45 PM PDT · by ReformationFan · 30 replies
    Renew America ^ | 9-11-12 | Gina Miller
    We should not be surprised at the evil idiocy that comes from godless people, although their vile words and twisted ideas can sometimes still be stunning. We saw some of this last week at the Democrat convention. We saw those godless fools scream, wail and shake their fists against God and Jerusalem — three times, in fact. We saw them applaud taxpayer funding for killing pre-born babies. We saw them cheer for sodomy and the destruction of the meaning of marriage. We saw them glorify the lawless illegal alien invasion of our nation. We saw their ugly face in prime...
  • Love American Style: Polygamy gets Sizzle

    09/10/2012 3:11:22 PM PDT · by scottjewell · 37 replies
    WND ^ | Aug 20 2012 | Chelsea Schilling
    "We should strive to have it legalized" Is polygamy becoming the new “gay” movement in America? [Cast of "Sister Wives"] With television shows such as HBO’s “Big Love” and TLC’s “Sister Wives,” polygamy is the once-taboo lifestyle that appears to be gaining wider acceptance – especially on the heels of homosexual marriage victories across the nation. ... the website Pro-Polygamy.com declared Aug. 19 the 12th annual Polygamy Day. According to the site, since it began, “the annual celebration grew into a widespread and religiously-neutral individual celebration around the country among all forms of consenting-adult pro-polygamists.” Historically, polygamy has had little...
  • HOLLYWOOD MORALITY: CASSAVETES ON INCEST - 'LOVE WHO YOU WANT'

    09/10/2012 1:47:14 PM PDT · by massmike · 60 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 09/10/2012 | n/a
    Writer-director Nick Cassavetes unveiled his new movie “Yellow” at the Toronto Film Festival this weekend and found himself defending the main character’s incestuous love affair with her own brother.... “I have no experience with incest,” he told TheWrap in an interview on Sunday. “We started thinking about that. We had heard a few stories where brothers and sisters were completely, absolutely in love with one another. You know what? This whole movie is about judgment, and lack of it, and doing what you want. Love who you want. Isn’t that what we say? Gay marriage – love who you want?...
  • UK Government Lawyer to European High Court: Christians Should Leave Faith at Home or Resign

    09/10/2012 8:07:56 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 36 replies
    From UK Christian Institute: "Christians in Britain should leave their faith at home or accept that they might have to get another job, a Government lawyer has told the European Court of Human Rights. The comment came as the Court heard the cases of four Christians, including that of registrar Lillian Ladele who was disciplined for her stance on civil partnerships. All four say the UK Government failed to protect their religious liberty. Dinah Rose QC, representing Miss Ladele, told the Court that her client had been used as “an instrument” of social change by her former employer Islington Borough...
  • Republicans Must Offer Alternative to Democrat Moral Bankruptcy

    09/10/2012 3:07:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2012 | Star Parker
    Maybe Democrats have some slick salesmen, like Bill Clinton and our current president, who can sell you swampland and have you convinced that you’ve bought choice beachfront property. But the omission of any mention of God and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital from the Democratic Party platform, which were in it in 2008, and then the almost failed attempt to add them after the fact, showed the clear truth about the 2012 Democratic Party. It took three boisterous floor votes to add these principles to the platform and listening to the ayes and nays in the third vote, it...
  • The Great American Worldview Test — The 2012 Election

    09/10/2012 5:13:39 AM PDT · by rhema · 3 replies
    AlbertMholer.com ^ | September 6, 2012 | Dr. R. Albert Mohler, Jr.,
    American presidential elections are the world’s most public display of the democratic process. The global media follow the American elections with a fervor that is easily understood — what happens in an American presidential election matters all over the world. Our presidential campaigns are political pageants and electoral dynamos. But, as any honest thoughtful observer will understand, our elections are also great worldview exercises. We reveal our worldview by our vote. This is particularly true of the 2012 election. The presidential nominees of the two major parties represent two very different worldviews and visions. President Barack Obama and Governor Mitt...
  • Gawker article takes sympathetic look at pedophiles

    09/08/2012 6:52:09 PM PDT · by Houmatt · 34 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 9-8-12 | Twitchy Staff
    Fox News analyst Kirsten Powers is only one of many who are “super troubled” by an article published yesterday by Gawker which takes a sympathetic look at pedophiles. And by “sympathetic,” we mean depraved.
  • How liberals see the world: If you are pro-life you are now a racist.

    09/08/2012 2:27:18 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    What Does The Prayer Really Say? ^ | 9/8/2012 | Fr. John Zuhlsdorf
    If you are a liberal these days, you are losing most arguments that are based in facts. Liberals therefore are resorting to the ad hominem attack, which involves attacking the people they oppose instead of their positions.For example, I say “2+2=4″, to which a liberal responds “No, 2+2=5″. I demonstrate by handing her 2 $2 bills that 2+2=4 and ask her to explain how she can buy a $5 coffee at homosexual supporting Starbucks with just $4. She then explains “Shut up!”.  I then walk with her into the Starbucks and ask her to buy herself the $5 coffee with...
  • Democrats Tweet F-Bombs to Cardinal Dolan After Pro-Life Prayer

    09/07/2012 4:58:54 PM PDT · by Coleus · 46 replies
    Life News ^ | 09 .07.12 | Steven Ertelt
    Democrats were not too happy that Timothy Cardinal Dolan admonished them about respecting human life and religious liberty during his closing benediction at the Democratic National Convention. On Twitter, hundreds of liberals vented their frustration with the president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. Below are a handful of the samples of F-bombs liberals dropped on the Catholic cardinal during and after his benediction. “Grant us the courage to defend life…waiting to be born, welcomed & protected,” he said, excoriating Democrats to support religious liberty as well in light of the controversial Obama HHS mandate that Catholics and pro-life...
  • Obama Admin Concedes Planned Parenthood Doesn’t Do Mammograms

    09/07/2012 4:27:58 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | 9/7/12 | Casey Mattox
    A deliberate effort is underway to rebrand Planned Parenthood as an integral provider of healthcare services, without which untold millions of women would lack basic medical care, or so the story goes. Thus, whenever any effort is made to cut off funding for the nation’s largest abortion provider and stalwart financier of leftist politicians, we’re told there is a “war on women.” But it’s not a “war on women” when a state simply places a higher priority on funds for true health services that Planned Parenthood doesn’t perform Take, for example, mammograms. Yes, mammograms. Perhaps there is no greater falsehood...
  • Obama vs Romney Polls: Obama Tanks Among Women and Independents

    09/06/2012 9:02:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    PolicyMic ^ | September 6, 2012 | John Giokaris
    Just 47% of registered voters in the latest ABC News/Washington Post poll see Obama favorably overall, down 7 percentage points from his recent peak in April, while 49% rate him unfavorably. He’s numerically underwater in this group for the first time since February. The decline has occurred entirely among women registered voters – from 57%-39% favorable-unfavorable in April to a numerically negative 46%-50% now. That’s Obama’s lowest score among women voters – a focus of recent political positioning – in ABC/Post polls since he took office. On top of that, according to CNN’s latest poll, Romney’s lead among independents has...
  • British Woman Calls Indian Surrogate She Hired a “Receptacle”

    09/06/2012 6:09:57 PM PDT · by jobim · 9 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | 9/6/12 | Rebecca Taylor
    Biological colonialism is on the rise. Rich couples from western nations hiring poor Indian women to be surrogates. It seems like a win-win. The infertile couple gets the child they so desperately want on the cheap and the surrogates make more money than they can hope to make in such a short time. But look closer and you find a disturbing western attitude that the poor, dark, and different women are not people, but vessels in which to grow the next generation; natural resources to be exploited to continue on the western blood line.
  • Caught red-handed: Catholic Relief Services documents promote condoms

    09/06/2012 3:24:46 PM PDT · by Morgana · 5 replies
    LSN ^ | 9.6.2012 | The Editors
    Catholic Relief Services was caught promoting condoms in 2008 as part of its fight against HIV/AIDS, even so far as having an official policy to provide “complete and accurate” information on the prophylactics. Under the direction of now-Cardinal Timothy Dolan, they pledged a reform and explicitly backed Pope Benedict’s teaching that condoms merely exacerbate the AIDS crisis. So why, four years later, was CRS still touting two pro-condom HIV programs in this May 2012 Youtube video? Combined, the programs have reached nearly 60,000 people, they say. And why, in a 2010 operating manual for a community center in Vietnam, were...
  • Higher Death Rates After Abortion Found in U.S., Finland, and Denmark

    Large Record Linkage Studies Show Women More Likely to Die After Abortion, Not Childbirth * A new study of the medical records for nearly half a million women in Denmark reveals significantly higher maternal death rates following abortion compared to delivery. This finding has confirmed similar large-scale population studies conducted in Finland and the United States, but contradicts the widely held belief that abortion is safer than childbirth. By linking records from Denmark’s fertility and abortion registries to death registry records, the researchers examined death rates following the first pregnancy outcome for all women of reproductive age in Denmark over...
  • Wasserman-Schultz dodges questions about why the DNC removed the 'G' word from their platform

    09/05/2012 10:42:02 AM PDT · by delcopatriot · 25 replies
    newsmax ^ | Sept 5, 2012 | Patrick Hobin
    Democratic National Chairman Debbie Wasserman Schultz refused to commit to an answer when pressed on whether the party removed the word “God” from its platform, according to the Washington Examiner. The Florida congresswoman was asked by CNN’s Piers Morgan if the removal of the word “God” was a “mistake.” “Well, we have a commitment through all faith traditions that our values are reflected in our policy and that means we should look out for the least of these, that we should fight for the middle class . . .,” she told Morgan. Wasserman Schulz refused to admit that it was...
  • 11-yr-old pro-life girl brought to tears by pro-abortion activists outside DNC Convention

    09/05/2012 11:01:56 AM PDT · by caldera599 · 27 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 09/04/2012 | Bryan Kemper
    September 4, 2012 (StandTrue.com) - I want you to meet my friend and fellow abortion abolitionist, 11-year-old Zoe Griffin. In a world when grown adults ignore, deny or just don’t care about the abortion holocaust that has claimed over 55 million of Zoe’s generation, she is willing to take a stand no matter what people think. Zoe joined her mother and friends to lay thousands of roses outside the site of the Democratic convention and pray for the babies, the politicians and this generation. While Zoe was praying, pro-abortion activists who claim to stand up for women began to belittle...
  • Pro-School Choice Film Rattles Dems, DNC

    09/05/2012 10:13:20 AM PDT · by Silentgypsy · 10 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 09/04/2012 | Christian Toto
    The movie stars Oscar nominees Maggie Gyllenhaal and Viola Davis as two gritty women who try to take over a failing urban school. Oscar winner Holly Hunter plays a headstrong but compassionate union official fighting the women’s plans. The film played to an appreciative crowd last week at the Republican National Conventional in Tampa, with many movie goers driven to tears before the end credits rolled. Democrats also got a peek at the film yesterday, courtesy of a screening held by Democrats for Education Reform. Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers, acknowledged the film’s power and “sense...
  • Brooks: Man, these Democrats really love abortion, don’t they?

    09/05/2012 5:55:04 AM PDT · by hcmama · 38 replies
    Hot Air ^ | Ed Morissey
    New York Times columnist David Brooks told PBS that his one “cavil” was that voters want to hear about jobs and the economy, not taxpayer-subsidized abortion on demand:
  • Pray For The Salvation And Restoration Of America (9/5/2012)[Prayer]

    09/05/2012 6:50:05 AM PDT · by DarthVader · 15 replies
    9/5/12 | The Holy Scriptures
    Pray For the Salvation of America My fellow Freepers, It is a very serious time in our nation's history and our future looks very uncertain and every day the news is full of stories that cause us to fear as it looks like we are teetering towards the edge of a cliff. It is quite obvious to even the casual observer that our great country is under a tremendous spiritual assault by the forces of darkness and hell that is causing great distress to many across this land and in other free nations. This is largely our own fault as...
  • Democrats Remove All References To “God” From Party Platform…

    09/04/2012 1:36:04 PM PDT · by NYer · 55 replies
    Weasel Zippers ^ | September 4, 2012
    Who needs God when you have Chicago Jesus?Via The Blaze: The Democratic Party may be getting a fair amount of attention this week — and not only because the political movement is hosting its national convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Another point of focus has already been the contents — or the lack thereof — present in the 2012 Democratic Party Platform.Earlier today, we told you that the document fails to mention Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a proclamation that was previously touted by the party. And now, in an even more shocking revelation, CBN News is reporting that...
  • Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood

    09/05/2012 6:40:48 AM PDT · by Brian Kopp DPM · 13 replies
    MedScape ^ | 08/30/12 | William J. Peace
      www.medscape.com   [] Authors and Disclosures William J. Peace From The Hastings Center Report Comfort Care as Denial of Personhood William J. Peace Posted: 08/30/2012; The Hastings Center Report © 2012 The Hastings Center It is 2 a.m. I am very sick. I am not sure how long I have been hospitalized. The last two or three days have been a blur, a parade of procedures and people. I do know it is late at night. The hall lights are off, and the nursing staff ebbs and flows at a glacial pace. I have a very high fever, and my body...
  • Obama Calendar Touts President as 'Heaven Sent,' Quotes John 3:16

    09/04/2012 6:28:21 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 17 replies
    A calendar that compares Barack Obama to Jesus Christ may not get too much media play. It could be an uncomfortable reminder of the time when journalists, such as Evan Thomas, compared the President to "God." One of the hottest selling items at the Democratic National Convention is a 2013 calendar titled "Keep the Dream" that features 16 flattering photos of the First Family and their dogs. In honor of the President's birth month, a picture of Obama's birth certificate was used for August. The caption read "Heaven Sent" and proceeded to quote John 3:16 underneath, as if he were...
  • Abortion, Gay Marriage Top DNC Agenda

    09/04/2012 5:38:44 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 26 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 09/04/2012 | By Paul Stanley
    CHARLOTTE – The Democratic National Convention began in earnest Tuesday morning and part of the first day's business will be to adopt the party platform, which for the first time includes support of gay marriage while reinforcing prior language that supports abortion rights. "The Democratic Party strongly and unequivocally supports Roe v. Wade and a woman's right to make decisions regarding her pregnancy, including a safe and legal abortion, regardless of ability to pay," states the DNC platform document. Democrats will use the abortion issue to highlight differences between President Obama and Mitt Romney during the last 63 days of...
  • Massachusetts judge approves taxpayer-funded sex change for inmate

    09/04/2012 2:06:12 PM PDT · by SoCal SoCon · 10 replies
    FOX News ^ | September 4, 2012 | FOX News
    A federal judge on Tuesday ordered state prison officials to provide taxpayer-funded sex-reassignment surgery to a transgender inmate serving life in prison for murder. Michelle Kosilek was born male but has received hormone treatments and now lives as a woman in an all-male prison. Robert Kosilek was convicted of murder in the killing of his wife in 1990. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/09/04/massachusetts-judge-approves-taxpayer-funded-sex-change-for-inmate/#ixzz25XYtfbEb
  • Rape charges against high school players divide football town of Steubenville, Ohio

    09/04/2012 2:08:23 PM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 74 replies
    Cleveland Plain Dealer ^ | 9-2-12 | Rachel Dissell
    STEUBENVILLE, Ohio -- It’s Monday, and ominous-looking clouds are pushing over Harding Stadium as dozens of football players in practice jerseys prepare to take on Cleveland’s Benedictine Bengals. But this day two key players are missing from the field.
  • The Day the 'Gay' Fascists Began to Fear

    09/04/2012 5:25:45 AM PDT · by scottjewell · 28 replies
    WND ^ | Sep 4 2012 | Scott Lively
    Exclusive: Scott Lively offers evidence the tide is turning in favor of 'normal people' ...Panic swept across the “gay” movement. They realized with the terror of a thief caught in the very act that their attempt to crucify Dan Cathy constituted a serious overreach. ...
  • Gay Charlotte (get ready, North Carolina...this is what is coming to town for the convention)

    09/02/2012 10:45:44 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 69 replies
    NOTE: I only put 3 examples of the 20 they post. If you have the stomach for it, the site will tell you the places to avoid. While the DNC is in town, you can't even take your kids on the trails in a public park. The mall, the YMCA, the Jewish Community Center, etc. No one is safe when the DNC freak show comes to town. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = 1 -> Charlotte Omni Hotel... 2 Nations Bank Plaza, Charlotte, United States... Charlotte Omni Hotel... This...
  • Gingrich: Dem Party Plank On Abortion Is "Most Extreme" In U.S.

    09/03/2012 12:47:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 3, 2012
    DAVID GREGORY: Understanding, Mr. Speaker, the difference between Todd Akin talking about rape versus the abortion plank of the platform, I understand there is that distinction. Nevertheless, the question, social issues versus economic issues as being a big motivator for women, is a question. NEWT GINGRICH: Let me just take a second to disagree with Carly [Fiorina]. I think Todd Akin was the choice of the people of Missouri. I think Todd Akin has publicly apologized, and the last poll shows he's beating the Democratic senator. I think that we ought to go on from that. Karl Rove said some...
  • Anger at 'Nazi slur' on right to die lobby

    09/02/2012 12:40:57 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 9 replies
    Scotland Herald ^ | 9/2/12 | Judith Duffy
    The claims will be discussed in Edinburgh this week at what is billed as the first gathering in Europe of campaigners against assisted suicide.Care Not Killing – an alliance largely of religious groups – has been accused of "cheapening" the issue by opening its conference, the European Symposium on euthanasia and assisted suicide, with a talk entitled Lessons from Nazism. Dr Andrew Fergusson, a former GP who is chairman of the advisory group for Care Not Killing, admitted the opening theme of the event would be "controversial". He said the comparison stemmed from a judgment in the Nuremberg Trials which...
  • Eastwood fails to make Republicans' day (Oz didn't like it-plus the fake car & yacht stories!)

    09/02/2012 11:29:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The Stock Journal ^ | September 2, 2012
    Just a day after Mitt Romney made the most important speech of his life, the edges of it are slipping away. You can remember some of the themes and Romney's wonderful chin and his big soft eyes. The rest is fading out. But Clint Eastwood, standing before a blank teleprompter, muttering at a chair - that is an image no one is going to forget soon. By 10pm on Thursday night, the 50,000 odd delegates, party members and reporters who had travelled to Florida for the Republican National Convention were tired. There had been 18 hours of speeches over three...
  • Physician-assisted suicide poisons the mission of medicine

    09/02/2012 10:33:42 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 8 replies
    Globe and Mail ^ | 8/28/12 | J. Donald Boudreau
    Recent events suggest that the assisted-suicide movement has gained momentum; reports from the Royal Society of Canada, the Quebec National Assembly and the British Columbia Supreme Court all support legalization of physician- assisted suicide. But the case is not closed.Confusion reigns. Doctors opposed to physician-assisted suicide are sometimes labelled as paternalistic, disrespectful of patients’ autonomy and blind to certain aspects of human dignity. These are inaccurate and offensive descriptions of who we are and what we do in the sick room.The public must be reassured that the needs of dying patients can be met within current legislation and practices. It...
  • European court ruling creates ‘right to eugenics’

    09/01/2012 12:38:57 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 12 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/31/12 | Hilary White
    BRUSSELS, August 31, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) – Legal experts are expressing their concerns over the decision of the European Court of Human Rights this month that Italy’s law against eugenic screening of embryos conceived by in vitro fertilization must be overturned. The Strasbourg-based court said that Italy’s prohibition of pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) was “incoherent” in the face of existing laws allowing abortion for eugenic purposes. It awarded a couple who had chosen to abort their child, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, 15,000 Euros. Italian commentators have pointed out that the court’s ruling shows a predisposition to accept eugenic abortion...
  • Outrage at friar's claims that it is often the teenage boys who seduce priests...

    08/31/2012 8:03:38 PM PDT · by Morgana · 74 replies
    mail online ^ | 8.31.2012 | Daniel Miller
    FULL TITLE: Outrage at friar's claims that it is often the teenage boys who seduce priests in religious sex abuse cases... and he calls Sandusky 'a poor guy' A friar has sparked outrage after claiming it is often the boys who seduce priests in religious sexual abuse cases. In an interview with the National Catholic Register, Father Benedict Groeschel of the conservative Franciscan Friars of the Renewal, said he did not believe a priest found guilty of sexual absuse should go to jail if it was his first offence. He even went on to describe disgraced Penn State football coach...
  • University Vindicates Mark Regnerus

    08/31/2012 5:13:46 AM PDT · by rhema · 6 replies
    CitizenLink ^ | 8/30/12 | Karla Dial
    The University of Texas at Austin announced Wednesday that a sociologist who has been excoriated by some in the media over a study showing that parents’ homosexual relationships can have negative effects on children is innocent of academic misconduct Dr. Mark Regnerus made headlines in June, when his study was published in the widely respected journal Social Science Research. According to his findings, children raised by homosexual parents are more likely than those raised by married heterosexual parents to suffer from poor impulse control, depression and suicidal thoughts, require mental health therapy; identify themselves as homosexual; choose cohabitation; be unfaithful...