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  • ‘Hating Jesus’: Liberals Declare Spiritual Warfare

    05/29/2016 7:12:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 29, 2016 | Matt Barber
    “Remember what I told you: ‘A servant is not greater than his master.’ If they persecuted me, they will persecute you also. If they obeyed my teaching, they will obey yours also.”– John 15:20The answer had to be yes. The Holy Spirit made it crystal clear. When Tristan Emmanuel, managing publisher and CFO of BarbWire Books, called me and said it was time for me to put pen to paper and write a book on the anti-Christian left’s demonic war on religious liberty (and all things godly and good), I immediately agreed.And so with the tireless help of my project partner...
  • Our Reversible Moral Coma

    02/12/2016 6:46:42 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 12, 2016 | Mike Adams
    The problem with America is that our universities teach worldview and our churches don't. As a consequence, students usually enter college with a limited capacity to answer simple moral questions. By the time they graduate, that capacity is further impaired if not lost altogether. Such substantial moral impairment was on full display in a recent Q&A following a debate on the topic of abortion at Oregon State University (OSU). I participated in that debate and one of the questions I was asked by a student has been reproduced below: "Dr. Adams, you mentioned that dead things do not grow. But...
  • 5 Mistakes That Will Lead To The Fall of America

    06/27/2015 6:15:27 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 27, 2015 | John Hawkins
    Thousands of years after the Roman Empire fell, people are still speculating about how such a powerful empire became too feeble to defend itself. Did it become corrupt? Was its taxes too high? Was it widespread lead poisoning? The refusal to break up tribes it assimilated? Was it the loss of traditional values? Did it over-expand? There are all sorts of theories, but nobody really knows. However, if American falls, historians won’t have to speculate because the problems that are destroying our country are right there for anyone to see. You want to know how to break the greatest nation...
  • Ted, Monica, and Mickey

    03/30/2015 5:27:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 30, 2015 | Star Parker
    In 1979, the year before Republicans nominated Ronald Reagan as their presidential candidate, the Rev. Jerry Falwell and conservative activist Paul Weyrich founded the Moral Majority. It was at the Christian university in Lynchburg, Virginia, Liberty University, founded by Rev. Falwell, where Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) just announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination. Although Cruz made no reference to the Moral Majority in his remarks, his thinking clearly is where Falwell’s and Weyrich’s was when they founded that organization. That getting a widely politically inactive universe of church going evangelical Christians politically engaged can change America. Cruz made...
  • Gallup Values and Beliefs survey 2014 and Trends: Percent approve as morally acceptable

    06/19/2014 6:59:37 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 8 replies
    Gallup | 6-19-14 | daniel1212
    Gallup Values and Beliefs survey 2014 and Trends: Percent approve as morally acceptable Behavior 2001 [otherwise in brackets] 2014 Republicans Democrats Independents God (via precept or principal) Buying and wearing animal fur 60 58 71 49 59 "Unto Adam also and to his wife did the Lord God make coats of skins, and clothed them." (Genesis 3:21; cf. Ex. 36:19) Medical testing on animals 65 57 69 50 59 "And Abraham lifted up his eyes, and looked, and behold behind him a ram caught in a thicket by his horns: and Abraham went and took the ram, and offered...
  • Harvard Celebrates Satanism Like It's a Costume Party

    05/13/2014 12:44:04 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 13, 2014 | John Ransom
    What is wrong with you people? Seriously. A Black Mass was to be celebrated at Harvard. “The event, organized by the Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club and the New York-based Satanic Temple,” writes FoxNews, “is to take place at an on-campus bar and is being billed as part of a ‘larger effort to explore the religious facets’ that influence contemporary culture, organizers from the Harvard Extension Cultural Studies Club say. The ceremony has traditionally been performed by satanic cults to parody the Catholic Church, and officials at the Archdiocese of Boston are furious that such an event could be held...
  • A Nation Adrift [video]

    03/16/2014 7:50:02 PM PDT · by daniel1212 · 15 replies
    New Liberty Video ^ | 2003? | New Liberty Video
    http://www.itbn.org/index/detail/lib/Networks/sublib/TBN/ec/FwNGwxMzrqg5ccjsD78EVfXSbAzBCdxi See review here: http://christiananswers.net/catalog/nation-vs.html
  • A Nation of Bastards

    02/17/2014 6:15:59 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 65 replies
    American Thinker. ^ | February 16, 2014 | Glenn Fairman
    According to 2009 data from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 41 percent of all births were to unmarried women. The percentage has risen steadily since at least 1980... In 1980, it stood at 18.4 percent. By 1990, it was 28.0 percent. And by 2000 it was 33.2 percent. In 2009, 17 percent of births to Asian-Pacific Islanders were out of wedlock, with non-Hispanic whites at 29 percent, 53 percent for Hispanics, 65 percent for American Indians and Native Alaskans and 73 percent for non-Hispanic blacks. These stark numbers reveal far more about the rapid state of decay...
  • Study: Nearly half of black men, 38 percent of white men arrested at least once in US by 23

    01/20/2014 5:37:37 PM PST · by Innovative · 72 replies
    FoxNews ^ | Jan 20, 2014 | AP
    Nearly half of black men and 40 percent of white men are arrested at least once on non-traffic-related crimes by the time they turn 23. That's according to a new study. The estimates published this month by criminologists at the University of South Carolina and the University at Albany didn't rely on arrest records but on an annual federal survey of 7,000 young people who answered questions from 1997 to 2008. The authors found that by age 18, 30 percent of black men, 26 percent of Hispanic men and 22 percent of white men have been arrested. By 23, those...
  • Sprinting Towards Gomorrah

    12/07/2013 8:25:02 AM PST · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 7, 2013 | Steve Deace
    Have you ever wondered what it looks like when a culture collapses? Have you ever wondered if past cultures that collapsed throughout history knew what was about to happen to them? Did they see it coming, or were they blindsided by it? I’ve often asked myself those questions, but now I’m also asking myself a new one. Provided the Lord chooses not to return and culminate history, I’m now wondering if future generations will ask the same questions about us? There are several telltale signs of a culture in decline, or on the brink of collapse. One of which is...
  • Black Friday: Dark Night Rises

    12/03/2013 5:02:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 3, 2013 | Cal Thomas
    "If everyone demanded peace instead of another television set, then there'd be peace." -- John Lennon "Black Friday" was a metaphor beyond the merchants' bottom line. Headlines on last Friday's Drudge Report reflect a culture that is being trampled by the greed and me-only attitude of a growing number of us: "Mall mayhem... Suspected shoplifter shot after dragging cop through KOHL's parking lot... Brawls. .. Man stabbed over parking spot... Shopper Kicked Out Of WALMART For Filming Fight... Man shot walking home with big screen... Shoppers Trampled in Race for $49 Tablet... SALVATION ARMY kettles stolen... Woman pulls stun gun...
  • Will 2013 Be the Year We Slow the Moral Decline?

    12/27/2012 8:25:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 27, 2012 | Susan Brown
    With dark shadows of uncertainty descending upon the hearts of so many at the conclusion of 2012, one can only hope 2013 will be a year of promise. But even in these dark days, miracles do still happen, especially when people are willing to roll up their sleeves for the cause of freedom. This present darkness has its roots in our nation's moral decline, and the further we get from our moral center, the worse off we are as a people -- and a nation. It has taken some time to get where we are today. Over the years, conservatives...
  • The Recent Unpleasantness

    11/13/2012 11:27:30 AM PST · by ELS · 17 replies
    Truth and Charity Forum ^ | Nov 12, 2012 | Fr. John McCloskey
    On November 6, the citizens of the United States re-elected perhaps the most anti-Catholic president in its history to a second term.Even sadder, according to exit polls a majority of Catholics voted in his favor, even after they theoretically had imbibed the bishops’ message, conveyed from the pulpit and in various other media, that no Catholic should vote for a candidate who favors abortion rights and single sex marriage and does not support religious liberty.What is going on here? Clearly, to borrow a line from the film “Cool Hand Luke,” “What we have here is a failure to communicate.”Simply put,...
  • Queasy stomachs on the Today programme as the BBC looks into multicultural Britain

    01/23/2011 1:53:30 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | January 14, 2011 | Andrew M. Brown
    Are young men of Pakistani origin really fizzing with testosterone, and do they target young white women for sex because they see them as easy meat, as Jack Straw claimed last week? The Today programme went to Bradford this morning to find out, and you got the distinct impression that no one was more shocked than the BBC to find young Asian men, by and large, confirming what Mr Straw said. ....In fact,...I’m afraid the show’s producers will have been disappointed if they hoped Aaronovitch and Nihal might offer an alternative reading of the situation. ...“It does seem that there...
  • A Prophecy Fulfilled (Pill's 50th Birthday - Repost)

    05/29/2010 4:36:38 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 6 replies · 401+ views
    Jesse Romero .com ^ | 1962 | Dick Cremins, S.J.
    A Prophecy Fulfilled Fr. Stanislas de Lestapis, a French Jesuit, died in 1999 at the age of 94. He had been a member of the Papal Commission on Birth Control and was one of the signatories of its so-called Minority Report. He had published a book on Birth Control, of which the third edition appeared in 1962, long before Humanae Vitae (1968). In Chapter 7, on The Contraceptive Civilization, he made the following bold prophecies: 'We do not hesitate to say that the acceptance of contraception will produce profound changes in our civilization. These changes are already taking place in...
  • Dennis Prager : Global Moral Decline and Who’s to Blame for It

    05/25/2010 11:00:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies · 600+ views
    National Review ^ | 05/25/2010 | Dennis Prager
    One of the many beliefs — i.e., non-empirically based doctrines — of the post-Christian West has been that moral progress is the human norm, especially so with the demise of religion. In a secular world, the self-described enlightened thinking goes, superstition is replaced by reason and reason leads to the moral good. Of course, it turned out that the post-Christian West produced considerably more evil than the Christian world had. No mass cruelty in the name of Christianity approximated the vastness of the cruelty unleashed by secular doctrines and regimes in the post-Christian world. The argument against religion that more...
  • High Court Grants Gay Marriage Rights (Connecticut)

    10/10/2008 9:07:05 AM PDT · by raybbr · 17 replies · 572+ views
    The Hartford Courant ^ | October 10, 2008 | Mark Spencer
    Same-sex couples won the right to marry in Connecticut in an historic ruling by the Supreme Court today. Citing the equal protection clause of the state constitution, the justices ruled that civil unions were discriminatory. In a 4-3 decision released at 11:30 a.m., the majority wrote that the state's "understanding of marriage must yield to a more contemporary appreciation of the rights entitled to constitutional protection." "Interpreting our state constitutional provisions in accordance with firmly established equal protection principles leads inevitably to the conclusion that gay persons are entitled to marry the otherwise qualified same sex partner of their choice,"...
  • Problem Gamblers Sue Casinos for $3.5 Billion

    06/11/2008 2:43:15 PM PDT · by wac3rd · 45 replies · 83+ views
    Yahoo! News via Reuters ^ | June 11, 2008 | Frank Pingue; editing by Rob Wilson
    Thousands of problem gamblers in have launched a $3.5 billion class action lawsuit in Ontario, saying they were allowed into provincially run casinos despite signing up for a program that should have denied them entry. According to the CBC's website, the suit was filed earlier this week in Toronto, claiming the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. did not fully enforce a "self exclusion" program that allows problem gamblers to ban themselves from casinos. Those who sign up for the program are photographed and their personal information is stored in binders at all of the province's casinos. If program members are...
  • The Decalogue, dangerous? Advice for a society that cringes at commandments

    08/19/2007 12:26:03 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 14 replies · 509+ views
    Dallas Morning News ^ | 09:09 AM CDT on Sunday, August 19, 2007 | Rod Dreher
    The Decalogue, dangerous? The commandments certainly are regarded as hazardous by the Irritable-American community, which successfully petitions the courts to banish them from public life. At least these stalwart secularists give the Decalogue its due; most of us admire the Ten Commandments just enough to avoid taking them seriously. If we grasped how radical they truly are, we'd find them an offensive stumbling block to us middle-class moderns, who live in a rebellious age characterized by sociologist Daniel Bell as "the rejection of a revealed order, or natural order, and the substitution of the ego, the self, as the lodestar...
  • A Not-So-Divine Intervention: Texas Catholic bishops fail to protect unwanted patients

    05/05/2007 5:39:13 PM PDT · by wagglebee · 16 replies · 585+ views
    National Review ^ | 5/2/07 | Wesley J. Smith
    What if hospitals could put a sign over their doors stating, “We reserve the right to refuse life-sustaining care?” People would be outraged. Yet that is precisely what Texas law explicitly grants to hospitals — namely, to say no to wanted life-sustaining treatment, on the basis of subjective judgments about the quality of the patient’s life. It is an example of a bioethical concept known as Futile Care Theory, a.k.a. medical futility. How did Texas, of all places, become ground zero for futile-care impositions? Back in 1996, a group of Houston hospitals adopted internal administrative protocols, called the Collaborative...