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  • Is the GOP Caving in on Same-Sex Marriage?

    04/03/2012 7:28:59 AM PDT · by xzins · 62 replies
    The New American ^ | 02 April 2012 | Dave Bohon
    As the nation faces a crucial election in a little over six months, the Republican Party appears to be caving in on a social issue that many conservatives consider of major import: same-sex marriage. What the GOP felt strongly enough about some 16 years ago to lead the fight for passage of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), many members are beginning to consider an issue open to compromise. Not only do many Republican House and Senate members consider “gay” marriage a “dead issue,” according to Politico.com, but Republican leadership has “evolved” to the point that it has quietly...
  • Me? I go to church, the minister preaches, I go home. That's what Christians do now.

    04/01/2012 3:41:01 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 47 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 01 April 2012 | AFA Journal
    Originally published in the August 1999 issue of AFA Journal. In 1973 the Supreme Court said it was OK to kill unborn babies. Since then, we have killed more than the entire population of Canada. And it continues. A woman's choice? Half of those who have died in their mothers' wombs have been women. They didn't have a choice. It is called abortion. Me? I go to church, the minister preaches, I go home. That's what Christians do now. First it was in dingy, dirty theaters. Then, convenience stores. Then, grocery stores. Then on television. Now it is in the...
  • The Ascendence of Sociopaths in US Governance

    03/30/2012 10:34:28 PM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 50 replies
    Casey Research ^ | March 21, 2012 | Doug Casey
    An International Man lives and does business wherever he finds conditions most advantageous, regardless of arbitrary borders. He's diversified globally, with passports from multiple countries, assets in several jurisdictions and his residence in yet another. He doesn't depend absolutely on any country and regards all of them as competitors for his capital and expertise. Living as an international man used to be just an interesting possibility. But few Americans opted for it, since the US used to reward those who settled in and put down roots. In fact, it rewarded them better than any other country in the world, so...
  • A Personal Message To Barack Hussein Obama

    03/29/2012 9:17:22 PM PDT · by Absolutely Nobama · 37 replies
    My Brain | 3/30/12 | Alan Levy
    Recently, our Failed Messiah, Barack Hussein Obama had this to say about the Trayvon Martin fiasco: (Don't worry. This column is NOT about the Creepy Left's new Horst Wessel. Enough electrons have died needless deaths on him.) *********************************** "All of us have to do some soul-searching to figure out how does something like this happen. And that means that we examine the laws and the context for what happened as well as the specifics of the incident." *********************************** Really, Barry ? I mean, really ? I need to do some soul searching ? In my entire life, I've never (in...
  • A Psychological Cry for Moral Help

    03/27/2012 12:37:38 PM PDT · by restorecivilsociety · 7 replies
    TheCollegeConservative ^ | 3/27/2012 | Anna Maria Hoffman
    As we go about our lives, there is something happening around us that is not deemed “newsworthy” or “important” by many people. It’s toxic, troubling, and traumatic. It’s happening on college campuses. It’s happening next door to you. It’s the white elephant in the room that everybody notices, but does not want to address for countless reasons. It’s what our generation praises and feels empowered by, but refuses to let their parents know about. And shockingly enough, it’s happening at conservative conferences thanks to people who do not practice what they preach. So what is it? It’s the hookup culture....
  • Perceptions of morality: Survey

    03/20/2012 9:50:37 AM PDT · by orthodoxyordeath · 9 replies
    On this forum there have been some interesting conversations about the current youth being unable to think morally and critically. I constructed this survey to see how the oldest living generations think about morals and certain subjects in comparison to the younger generations. if you could please take this, and share it around with your liberal and conservative friends, that'd be appreciated. if posting this link is against forum rules, I apologize profusely.
  • The freedom to do God's will, economically

    03/07/2012 3:39:06 PM PST · by gogogodzilla · 2 replies
    The Economist ^ | 28 February 2012 | W.W.
    <p>TODAY'S Wall Street Journal features an op-ed in which Rick Santorum pledges that "...in my first 100 days as president, I'll submit to Congress and work to pass a comprehensive pro-growth and pro-family Economic Freedom Agenda". No one is more receptive than I to an "economic freedom agenda", yet Mr Santorum's has my bullshit detector howling like an air-raid siren.</p>
  • Santorum, liberty, morality, and the culture wars (Liberals : the ones imposing morality on others)

    03/05/2012 6:21:36 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 03/05/2012 | Timothy Carney
    For one brief moment, Rick Santorum was the ideal Republican candidate for 2012, the perfect consonance of Don't-Tread-On-Me libertarianism and traditional cultural conservatism. When asked about contraception, which Santorum and the Catholic Church hold to be destructive of marriage and family, Santorum replied, "You know, here's the difference between me and the Left, and they don't get this. Just because I'm talking about it doesn't mean I want a government program to fix it. That's what they do. That's not what we do." This helped explain why so many liberal politicians and journalists were misunderstanding or lying about what Santorum...
  • North Miami mayor faces foreclosure

    03/03/2012 7:12:31 AM PST · by Nicojones · 18 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 03/02/12 | Paradise Afshar
    This Article was carried in today's Miami Herald. What is shockingly sad that it was carried as straight news. The article failed to question the decision by this Mayor, a lawyer, to cease paying his mortgage "because its underwater" even after he was provided significant loan modifications, which included a reduced principal by over $125,000! Has the Government or anyone ever given you $125k and allowed you to live rent free? Read the whole article here: http://www.miamiherald.com/2012/03/02/2671560/north-miami-mayor-faces-foreclosure.html#storylink=cpy
  • Inside Sources Provide New Info on Priest Censured for Denying Lesbian Communion

    03/02/2012 6:35:44 PM PST · by ottbmare · 26 replies · 1+ views
    Life Site News ^ | March 2, 2012 | Christine Dhanagom
    GAITHERSBURG, MD, March 1, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) - In the wake of international press coverage of a priest’s decision to deny a lesbian communion, and the woman’s subsequent demands that he be removed from the parish, a source close to the incident contacted LifeSiteNews with new information that he says will set the record straight. Among other things, the new information indicates that the woman did actually receive Communion at the Mass – but from an Extraordinary minister rather than the priest. Fr. Marcel Guarnizo of St. John Neumann Catholic Church in Gaithersburg, Maryland, was reprimanded by the Archdiocese of Washington...
  • Fallen Creation

    03/01/2012 9:52:11 AM PST · by Sick of Lefties · 15 replies · 2+ views
    Noman Says ^ | 2/25/12 | Noman
    Man abused his creation in the beginning at the behest of the tempter. Mankind lost out on a good deal, original justice, in which we had full reign over our bodies, innocence, complete satisfaction of our material needs, and life in the garden of eden. The evil one was able to persuade us to turn our backs on it all. Paradoxically, we were able to sin because we were created in the image and likeness of God: free. Sin demonstrates our likeness to God as it demonstrates our freedom to choose good or evil. Ironically, this likeness to God--free choice,...
  • Ethicists call for killing of newborns to be made legal

    02/29/2012 11:57:06 AM PST · by NYer · 60 replies · 1+ views
    Catholic Herald ^ | February 29, 2012 | Madeleine TEAHAN
    Professors from Milan and Oxford argue that 'foetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons'Professors from Milan and Oxford argue that 'foetuses and newborns do not have the same moral status as actual persons' (PA photo)A leading British medical journal has published an article calling for the introduction of infanticide for social and medical reasons.The article in the Journal of Medical Ethics, entitled “After-birth abortion: why should the baby live?” states in its abstract: “After-birth abortion (killing a newborn) should be permissible in all cases where abortion is, including cases where the newborn is not...
  • Presidents' Day 2012 (Knights of Columbus TV Commercial)

    02/20/2012 8:00:42 PM PST · by Heart-Rest · 18 replies · 1+ views
    youtube ^ | February 17, 2012 | Knights of Columbus
    A commercial made by the Knights of Columbus which was run earlier today on Eternal Word Television Network (EWTN)   ===>   Link for "Presidents' Day 2012" (Knights of Columbus commercial on youtube)
  • Why Is Newt’s Biggest Donor So Opposed to Santorum? (Santorum's views on gambling)

    02/16/2012 7:51:49 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 88 replies
    National Review Online ^ | February 16, 2012 | Jim Geraghty
    ....Asked about the legalization of online gambling, Santorum responds: "I’m someone who takes the opinion that gaming is not something that is beneficial, particularly having that access on the Internet. Just as we’ve seen from a lot of other things that are vices on the Internet, they end to grow exponentially as a result of that. It’s one thing to come to Las Vegas and do gaming and participate in the shows and that kind of thing as entertainment, it’s another thing to sit in your home and have access to that it. I think it would be dangerous to...
  • Simple values for politicians and the people who vote for them

    02/12/2012 10:40:16 AM PST · by Oldpuppymax
    Coach is Right ^ | 2/12/2012 | Jerry Todd
    With the broad and deep attack on our values and Constitution by the Administration and its handlers, we must restore our armor against the snares of the evil that swirls through our halls of government. Oaths to uphold and protect the Constitution are laughed at and Judeo-Christian values vilified. More than politics, it’s spiritual warfare! Here are a few simple observations that a few of us might grasp and try to understand: 1. The Declaration of Independence sets the spiritual, moral and philosophical base of the Constitution. It also warns of “pretended legislation” and the “sending out of agents to...
  • Judicial Tyranny - Impeach Justice Ginsburg

    02/06/2012 9:19:43 AM PST · by setourchildrenfree · 27 replies
    http://setourchildrenfree.com ^ | 2-6-12 | Tony Caruso
    Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's interview to an Egyptian televison network the other day gave us a rare insight into why America is has so quickly gone down the road of self-destruction - judicial tyranny, plain and simple.
  • Letter from Archbishop John G. Vlazny on the matter of freedom of conscience and decisions by HHS

    01/29/2012 1:34:07 PM PST · by Salvation · 25 replies
    Archdioces of Portland, Oregon ^ | January 25, 2012 | Archbishop John G. Vlazny
    Letter January 25, 2012 from Archbishop John G. Vlazny on the matter of freedom of conscience and decisions by HHSDear Brothers and Sisters in Christ: It is important for you to know that the federal government has just dealt a heavy blow to the Catholic population and to the millions more who are served by the Catholic faithful.The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced last week that almost all employers, including Catholic employers, will be forced to offer their employees’ health coverage that includes sterilization, abortion-inducing drugs, and contraception. Almost all health insurers will be forced to include...
  • Moral Leadership - The Whole Man (1963)

    01/14/2012 7:27:48 PM PST · by daniel1212 · 1 replies
    USAF ^ | 1963 | USAF
    Moral Leadership - The Whole Man (1963) Video
  • Are You Sitting Down? (Shortened Title

    01/11/2012 12:07:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 48 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | January 11, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, ladies and gentlemen, let me find this. This is from TheHill.com. You are not going to like this. Let me just read it to you. It is by an Jonathan Easley (I always like to put the journalist's name to the story), and we're gonna assume that it's true. We don't know if it is or not. It's in the mainstream media. "On the heels of his decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary, Mitt Romney took the attacks on his private sector record used by GOP rivals and turned them against President Obama. Romney's critics have...
  • Belafonte on Obama: He Doesn’t Deserve a Second Term, Lacks ‘Moral Compass’

    01/11/2012 7:57:14 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 32 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 1-11-12 | "Hollywoodland"
    If Matt Damon is disillusioned with The One, Harry Belafonte is downright dismayed with President Barack Obama’s first term. The Calypso crooner didn’t hold back during a recent radio chat on “Smiley & West,” co-hosted by Tavis Smiley and Cornel West, even if a rebroadcast of the program snipped out Belafonte’s most punishing comments, according to The Radio Equalizer. My question is, what legacy will he leave, having the opportunity to serve under such hugely dramatic circumstances and had such a huge impact on the universal state of things … how could he have had such a splendid opportunity to...