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  • Pat Boone Accuses 'SNL' of Anti-Christian Bias After 'God's Not Dead 2' Parody

    04/18/2016 4:04:57 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 43 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 18 April 2016 | Paul Bond
    “This skit was outright sacrilege. They know if they did this to Muslims they’d have to be put into the witness protection program,” the singer-actor said. Pat Boone is calling out NBC and Saturday Night Live for allegedly being anti-Semitic, anti-Christian, cowardly, “diabolical” and even demonic for a skit over the weekend that parodied God’s Not Dead 2, the actor-singer’s latest movie. In God’s Not Dead 2, Melissa Joan Hart plays a public school teacher who is persecuted for answering a student’s question about Jesus. In the SNL skit, a trailer for a movie called God is a Boob Man...

    01/24/2016 9:56:34 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 25 replies
    WND ^ | 1/24/2016
    Two big time entertainment figures - one from the West Coast and the other from New York - say they like Donald Trump for president. Pat Boone, the legendary white buck singer-actor who sold more pop hits in the 1950s and 1960s than anyone but Elvis Presley, told Fox News he favors Trump and thinks the endorsement of Sarah Palin is "an electric development" in the campaign. Boone says he likes Trump because of his vast business experience and proven executive experience. "I think most of us these days don't want a professional politician," said Boone. He reminded the audience...
  • BREAKING: Pat Boone Just Released a Public Message to Obama About Charleston

    06/28/2015 7:30:05 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Singer Pat Boone has been one of the foremost voices of Christian conservatism in America for quite some time, and now the 1950s teen idol has spoken out yet again, this time on President Barack Obama’s handling of the Charleston shooting. In an op-ed, Boone posited that the president’s insistence on labeling all crimes involving black victims “racist” ignored the true problem — evil. “As the president who came to office, a black man promising to bring people together, a man ideally suited for that job since you were born both black and white, you had a God-given chance to...
  • Compressed Air Car Wins $5 Million Deal on Shark Tank

    05/08/2015 8:05:39 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    ENS News Wire ^ | 05/04/2015
    LOS ANGELES, California, May 4, 2015 (ENS) – AIRPod, a $10,000 car that runs on compressed air, has won a development deal on the American TV program “Shark Tank.” Robert Herjavec, one of the investors, or sharks, Friday night agreed to invest US$5 million in Zero Pollution Motors, the U.S. licensee for Luxembourg-based MDI, developer of the Air Car as a compression-based alternative to the internal combustion engine. In return Herjavec, a Croatian-born Canadian businessman, investor and auto racing enthusiast, will acquire 50 percent equity in Zero Pollution Motors. Pat Boone, the famous music star from the 1950s, joined Ethan...
  • The President Without a Country (Pat Boone on the anti-Christian, anti-American Obama)

    11/24/2013 6:44:57 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 8 replies ^ | June 6, 2009 | Pat Boone
    The President Without A Country - Pat Boone "We're no longer a Christian nation." - President Barack Obama, June 2009 " America has been arrogant." - Barack Obama "After 9/11, America didn't always live up to her ideals."- President Barack Obama "You might say that America is a Muslim nation."- President Barack Obama, Egypt 2009 Thinking about these and other statements made by the man who wears the title of president, I keep wondering what country he believes he's president of. In one of my very favorite stories, Edward Everett Hale's "The Man without a Country," a young Army lieutenant...
  • Pat Boone Implies That President Obama is a Socialist; He's on the White House Enemies List

    03/14/2013 5:40:13 PM PDT · by Morgana · 15 replies
    VVN ^ | VVN
    50's and 60's hitmaker Pat Boone came out with his strongest indictment of President Barack Obama's policies on Neil Cavuto's Fox Business News Program Wednesday night. In the past, Boone has publicly criticized Obama, saying that he fully believes he was born in Kenya and that the president had turned the White House into a Mosque. Boone is a member of the Tea Party. Boone told Cavuto "He is following his playbook, which is Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals. This is the guy that trained him to be a community organizer, a Marxist, a socialist, a progressive, who wrote the...
  • Pat Boone Calls Obama a Marxist, Says He Was on White House 'Enemies List' (Video)

    03/14/2013 4:59:10 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 11 replies ^ | March 14, 2013 | Jordan Zakarin
    It's safe to assume that Pat Boone did not vote for President Barack Obama's re-election. our editor recommends Obama Jokes About 'Star Wars', 'Star Trek' Confusion at Gridiron Dinner Oscars 2013: Ben Affleck Reacts to 'Argo' Win, Michelle Obama Appearance The legendary pop/gospel singer and avowed conservative appeared on Fox Business News on Wednesday night, joining Neil Cavuto to give his expert opinion on the deficit fight and sequestration. Instead of fiscal wonkery, though, Boone reached back into the past several years of Tea Party rhetoric to accuse Obama of being a socialist, bent on destroying economic progress through policies...
  • Pat Boone: Obama's Plan to Raise Estate Tax is 'Robbery'

    06/23/2012 4:49:33 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 22 Jun 2012 09:26 PM | Todd Beamon and John Bachman
    President Barack Obama's promise to raise the estate tax by 5 percent to 55 percent should he be re-elected in November is “not just wrong, it’s criminal,” legendary singer Pat Boone told Newsmax.TV. "People that have worked hard, people who have saved, paid their taxes, set something away and now want to leave it to their family—if they have the bad judgment to die, the government will step over and say: ‘Thank you. We will take 55 percent of that,’” Boone told Newsmax in an exclusive interview on Friday. “And if you have to sell your business, have to sell...
  • GOP money floods battlegrounds, threatens Dems' hold on Senate

    05/01/2012 2:33:02 AM PDT · by Libloather · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5/01/12 | Alexander Bolton
    GOP money floods battlegrounds, threatens Dems' hold on SenateBy Alexander Bolton - 05/01/12 05:00 AM ET Third-party groups allied with the Republican Party have vastly outspent Democratic incumbents and their backers in Senate battlegrounds. The disparity in advertising firepower threatens Democratic control of the Senate and could have an impact on the presidential race as well. Sen. Sherrod Brown, a first-term Democrat from Ohio, has been the primary target of outside groups, which have outspent his allies by a ratio of 10-1 this election cycle. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Crossroads GPS and 60Plus Association have funded the bulk of...
  • Pat Boone endorses Rick Santorum

    02/06/2012 3:12:11 PM PST · by Lazlo in PA · 51 replies
    Politico ^ | 02-06-12 | CAITLIN MCDEVITT
    Pat Boone is rooting for Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum, the singer announced over the weekend. "I am excited to endorse Rick Santorum for President. I've known Rick for many years and Rick has been a consistent defender of conservatism and the values our great nation was founded upon,” Boone said in a statement provided by the Santorum campaign on Sunday. Comparing the former senator to Ronald Reagan, the 77-year-old singer said Santorum is “experienced, honest, and deeply principled.” Happy about the nod, Santorum said in the release, "I am proud to receive Pat's endorsement today. Pat has been a...
  • Fifties Star Pat Boone Reveals He’s a Birther: Birth Certificate is a ‘Photo-Shopped Fraud’

    09/21/2011 7:54:30 AM PDT · by izzatzo · 13 replies
    TheBlaze ^ | 09/20/2011 | J. M. Seidl
    Pat Boone was a pop sensation back in the 1950s. And now he‘s becoming an internet sensation with his recent admission that he’s a birther.
  • Beverly Hills Tea Party Sun. Sept 18 Today! [With Pat Boone]

    09/18/2011 10:56:43 AM PDT · by Syncro · 7 replies
    Beverly Hills Tea Party ^ | Sept 18, 2011 | Staff
    SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2011 2:30-5:30 PM BEVERLY HILLS PARK SANTA MONICA BLVD Between Beverly & Canon Come out and join us as we will continue our rally to help take our country back! This will be a event-packed day with many speakers and contributors. God Bless America!! Directions from LAX: Take 405 North, Exit Santa Monica Blvd. and turn Right, Turn Left at Beverly Dr. and then first Right at Park Way. Park will be on the right. Speakers: Pat Boone – The original American Idol, Pat began his recording career in the 1950’s and has more the 30...
  • Obama is a Kenya-Born Muslim: Pat Boone

    09/18/2011 4:44:23 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 79 replies
    International Business Times ^ | September 17, 2011
    Former singing star and now Republican activist Pat Boone has repeated his assertions that President Barack Obama was born in Kenya and therefore illegible to be in the White House. In an appearance at a Republican convention in Los Angeles, Boone, a member of the Beverly Hills Tea Party, told reporters: “I was in Kenya a year and a half ago and everybody said, ‘You know, he [Obama] was born here.” He added: “Why else would he be hiding all his records? He is spending millions of dollars so we do not have his records. And experts have already looked...
  • Last Chance - Napa Dinner & Super Rally! (Aug 26, 2011)

    08/26/2011 1:01:22 PM PDT · by Syncro · 30 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | August 26, 2011 | Sal Russo
    Dear Friends,This is an urgent reminder - this is your last chance to sign up for a very special benefit dinner for the Napa Tea Party happening tonight!  We hope you'll join us this evening in Napa for a special night filled with amazing food and wine, entertainment, with like-minded patriots. This event will help the Napa Tea Party fund their ongoing battle against the left... and in California, they need all the help they can get! The dinner is Friday (tonight), from 6pm-11pm, at the Plaza tented lawn area at the Napa Valley Expo. Champagne and hors-de'oeuvres will...
  • Say what? The Tea Party schedules a rally in Beverly Hills

    09/22/2010 6:09:46 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 51 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | September 22, 2010 | Andrew Malcolm
    OMG, will the Hollywood liberals still be standing come Sunday night?A band of LA conservatives is planning the first ever official Tea Party rally this Sunday afternoon in Beverly Hills, that sunken swamphole of lavish homes and billionaires who've likely lost millions during these difficult economic times.According to the announcement, Pat Boone, Victoria Jackson, Ben Stein, Connie Stevens and other surviving conservatives will gather at Beverly Hills Park on Santa Monica Blvd. starting at 2 p.m. for a rally, speeches, music and other political folderol associated with such outdoor events during a midterm election season.
  • First Beverly Hills Tea Party Rally Attracts Hundreds

    09/27/2010 1:31:09 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Beverly Hills Courier ^ | Sept. 27, 2010 | Adam Popescu
    A sweltering sun did not stop members of the Tea Party from gathering in Beverly Gardens Park on Sunday afternoon, cheering, waving flags and passing out literature as emcee Pat Boone, conservative blogger Andrew Breitbart, Congressional hopefuls and Revolutionary-garbed “patriots” spoke, sang and rallied more than four hundred supporters of the Beverly Hills Tea Party. A marching band with drums, flutes and three-corner hats began the event with a Patrick Henry impersonator taking the stage and reciting an abridged version of the “give me liberty or give me death” speech made famous by Henry in 1775. “There is no longer...
  • Pat Boone Hosts Tea Party in Beverly Hills

    09/25/2010 4:42:58 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 54 replies · 1+ views
    NBC ^ | Sep 25, 2010 | NBC
    A Tea Party rally will be held in Beverly Hills Sunday, with Pat Boone serving as the master of ceremonies and several other entertainment industry figures speaking, discussing faith, family and freedom, according to organizers. Actor Robert Davi, actress Connie Stevens, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Victoria Jackson, commentator Andrew Breitbart and writers Lionel Chetwynd and Bert Prelutsky are among the scheduled speakers. The rally will be held from 2-4 p.m. in Beverly Gardens Park along Santa Monica Boulevard, between Canon and Beverly drives. Organizers are hoping the rally will result in the public getting correct information about candidates...
  • The mosque at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

    08/21/2010 2:58:43 PM PDT · by markomalley · 77 replies · 4+ views
    WND ^ | 8/21/2010 | Pat Boone
    This isn't easy to write. It's not fun to say. It's virtually unthinkable to realize and acknowledge. While the controversy still rises and rages on, around the proposed "Cordoba House" mosque and Muslim cultural center right on the edge of Ground Zero, where the World Trade Center stood till Sept. 11, 2001 – there is a world-famous building, dedicated by its current residents to similar purposes, in the middle of Washington, D.C. We call it the White House. Some liberal, "change happy" Obamaphiles will instantly call me names for even thinking what I've just said, but I want you and...
  • Stonewall transparency (Pat Boone)

    11/07/2009 2:43:06 PM PST · by STARWISE · 3 replies · 501+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | 11-7-09 | Pat Boone
    *snip* Yes, and a resounding, fervent promise by the newly elected President Obama: "My administration will bring a new transparency in our governance." That sounded so good, didn't it? *snip* Our president informed the Muslim world that "America is no longer a Christian nation," and that because of the number of Muslims in our borders that we might be considered "a Muslim nation." These and other similar comments amazed the over 80 percent of Americans who still identify themselves as Christian. *snip* But the issue that makes his notorious promise of "transparency" seem so hollow – and false – is...
  • Essay: The President Without a Country

    09/03/2009 11:22:26 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 5 replies · 660+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 9/04/09 | Pat Boone
    Essay: The President Without a Country By Pat Boone (Bio | Archive) September 3, 2009 - 10:59 ET "We're no longer a Christian nation." - President Barack Obama, June 2007 "America has been arrogant." - President Barack Obama "After 9/11, America didn't always live up to her ideals."- President Barack Obama "You might say that America is a Muslim nation."- President Barack Obama, Egypt 2009 Thinking about these and other statements made by the man who wears the title of president. I keep wondering what country he believes he's president of. Story Continues Below Ad ↓ In one of my...
  • We Can Only Blame Ourselves As Obama Ruins Country

    08/24/2009 9:38:43 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 23 replies · 842+ views
    News Max ^ | August 25, 2009 | Pat Boone
    Here’s a personal maxim gleaned from long years of experience, observation, and active participation in the politics of our beloved country: In voting and political involvement, we get either what we need — or what we deserve. If we the people stay informed, stay active and involved, and prayerfully exercise our constitutional power to vote like-minded representatives into government, we can have what we need. If, on the other hand, we become lethargic, apathetic, and uninformed (even ignorant) about the issues confronting us; if we choose to “leave it to George” to sort out the best candidates and their positions,...
  • Truth will out (Obama, birth certificate- Certifigate)

    07/18/2009 2:45:02 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 94 replies · 5,258+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | July 18, 2009 | Pat Boone
    "Be sure, the truth will find you out." Interesting phrase, isn't it? Not "you will find the truth ..." Not even the biblical promise, "You shall know the truth, and the truth will make you free," in the Gospel of John, 8:32...................... He has paid his team of lawyers almost a million dollars to produce a Certification of Live Birth, a "short form" document, a print-out of information that has been entered – at some point in time, by someone – into a computer database. This is not a birth certificate. The state of Hawaii does not accept a Certification...
  • Pat Boone: Nirther

    06/30/2009 2:43:54 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 54 replies · 2,232+ views
    Little Green Footballs ^ | June 30, 2009 | Charles Johnson
    Finally, the burgeoning Nirther movement is starting to attract some serious celebrity star power, as the great one, Pat Boone, leverages his considerable gravitas to demand {...} : Mr. Obama, Show Us Your Birth Certificate.
  • Mr. Obama, Show Us Your Birth Certificate

    06/29/2009 12:17:06 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 72 replies · 2,044+ views
    NewsMax.Com ^ | June 29, 2009 | Pat Boone
    I fly a lot. It’s gotten to be such a hassle that I’m cutting down on my air travel, and even turning down a number of engagements because I just don’t want to go through the ordeal at the airports. What ordeal? If you ask that question, you must not have flown anywhere since 9/11. I’m talking about the security gauntlet every passenger has to go through. If you have flown anywhere, you’ve had to get in the lines. Take off every bit of metal bigger than a dime, your jacket, hat, and shoes, perhaps your belt … and, if...
  • Mr. Obama, show us your birth certificate! (Wow! Pat Boone goes Obama hunting!)

    06/26/2009 10:55:57 PM PDT · by pissant · 249 replies · 6,890+ views
    WND ^ | 6/26/09 | Pat Boone
    I fly a lot. It's gotten to be such a hassle that I'm cutting down on my air travel, and even turning down a number of engagements because I just don't want to go through the ordeal at the airports. What ordeal? If you ask that question, you must not have flown anywhere since 9/11. I'm talking about the security gauntlet every passenger has to go through! If you have flown anywhere, you've had to get in the lines. Take off every bit of metal bigger than a dime, your jacket, hat and shoes, perhaps your belt … and, if...
  • Obama Sounds Like President Without a Country

    06/08/2009 11:28:45 AM PDT · by pissant · 32 replies · 2,080+ views
    Newsmax ^ | 6/8/09 | Pat Boone
    “We’re no longer a Christian nation.” — Barack Obama, June 2007 “America has been arrogant.” — President Barack Obama “After 9/11, America didn’t always live up to her ideals” — President Barack Obama “You might say that America is a Muslim nation.” — President Barack Obama, Egypt 2009 Thinking about these and other statements from the man who wears the title of president, I keep wondering what country he believes he’s president of? In one of my very favorite stories, Edward Everett Hale’s “The Man without a Country,” young Army lieutenant Philip Nolan stands condemned for treason during the Revolutionary...
  • The president without a country - by Pat Boone

    06/08/2009 6:31:08 AM PDT · by Penn4God · 21 replies · 3,040+ views Inc. ^ | 06/06/2009 | Pat Boone
    The president without a country Posted: June 06, 2009 "We're no longer a Christian nation." – President Barack Obama, June 2007 "America has been arrogant." – President Barack Obama "After 9/11, America didn't always live up to her ideals." – President Barack Obama "You might say that America is a Muslim nation." – President Barack Obama, Egypt 2009 Thinking about these and other statements made by the man who wears the title of president … I keep wondering what country he believes he's president of.
  • Christians Treated as Modern-Day Lepers

    04/07/2009 8:46:35 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 25 replies · 1,556+ views ^ | April 6, 2009 | Pat Boone
    Although liberal groups and even courts protect HIV and AIDS victims from having to divulge their condition on any records, for fear they might be denied public activity and employment, innocent school kids are scrubbed, fumigated, and isolated lest they spread the deadly virus of Christianity. ....Wade was given a fourth grade assignment to choose a “hero,” write a description of his hero and portray the chosen hero as part of a “live wax museum.” He would then give an oral report in front of the class. When 9-year-old Wade chose Jesus as his hero, school officials immediately insisted that...
  • The agenda for my first presidential term

    03/14/2009 1:15:25 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 4 replies · 502+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 3/14/09 | Pat Boone
    News Bulletin: In a stunning, unprecedented civilian uprising, President Obama, Vice President Biden, Speaker Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Reid were recalled and sent packing. Practically overnight, responding to the national emergency, an extraordinary election propelled entertainer/activist Pat Boone into the White House. The new president just revealed his first-term agenda. ... Wow, I had this crazy dream last night!
  • The big picture: Loss of a republic?

    10/19/2008 2:47:13 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 18 replies · 932+ views ^ | 10/18/08 | Pat Boone
    At the close of the Constitutional Convention in 1787, it's reported that a lady approached the venerable Benjamin Franklin and asked, "Well, Doctor, what have we got? A republic or a monarchy?" And the grand old man responded gravely, "A republic – if you can keep it." You may have heard that quote before, but have you asked yourself just what Ben Franklin was getting at? Well, the long, tiresome and often contentious convention had almost ended with nothing, with members going back to their home states angry and bitter. In the midst of apparent breakdown and failure, it was...
  • The savaging of Sarah Palin: Pat Boone compares guv to 'buck stops here' Harry Truman

    10/12/2008 2:26:08 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 5 replies · 892+ views ^ | 10/12/08 | Pat Boone
    Boy, ol' headmaster Charlie Gibson and cute, cunningly earnest Katie Couric really got poor helpless Sarah Palin, didn't they? I can just imagine the "brain trusts" of ABC and CBS and the Obama handlers coming up with innocent-seeming questions, setting traps that would surely trip up the newcomer to big media style politics. "Hey Charlie, warm her up with a little big time news anchor charm – and then ask her to explain the 'Bush Doctrine'! I'll bet she can't. Who can? Can you, Charlie? No? Well, that's my point. She could probably give three or four answers, and they'd...
  • Convention memories, reflections ... and predictions

    09/06/2008 12:39:05 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 20 replies · 141+ views ^ | 9/6/08 | Pat Boone
    As I set fingers to word processor, I'm being transported through the night sky back to L.A. from the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minn. Many thoughts are roiling around in my head, and I'd like to share some of them with you. First, it's been unique, absolutely (a word crossword puzzlers like me see frequently) a "oner." I had the feeling right from the start this one would be like no other, and I was proven right on the first day. Hurricane Gustav blew into New Orleans right on time, and the GOP decided they shouldn't compete for...
  • Paris, Britney, Obama: So where's the beef? Starlets have accomplished as much in Senate

    08/02/2008 12:31:36 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 11 replies · 120+ views ^ | 8/2/08 | Pat Boone
    OK, the battle has truly joined, and some fur is beginning to fly. The nominating conventions still lie ahead, but here in the first days of August, things are heating up in what seems like almost unprecedented early flurries of daily TV and radio spots. Millions have been spent already. Internet postings are appearing like flies on flypaper – and being avidly read and quoted on broadcast talk shows. Candidate Obama, the junior (by any definition) senator from Illinois, has already made what seemed a post-election victory tour of Europe, following a quick and obligatory visit to trouble spots in...
  • Pat Boone: (Rush Limbaugh) Patriot of the airwaves

    07/27/2008 10:46:49 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 17 replies · 195+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 7/26/08 | Pat Boone
    Rush Limbaugh is a patriot. Pure and simple, a patriot.I see him in the select company of other patriots like Paul Revere, Thomas Paine and Ben Franklin. Thankfully, he hasn't been asked to make a dying proclamation like Nathan Hale – "I regret that I have but one life to give for my country" – but I suspect he would, if it came to that.Oh, I know he's the big dog in radio, all radio, and not just conservative. And I know he's paid big bucks because of the millions that listen to him every week. And I'm aware...
  • Scott McClellan: Patriot or betrayer? Parallels between ex-Bush aide, Judas Iscariot

    06/07/2008 2:27:43 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 10 replies · 165+ views ^ | 6/7/08 | Pat Boone
    He was a spokesman for the Chief. He traveled with him, conversed with him, shared meals and confidences with him, was certainly one of his closest friends. He learned from him, believed in him, benefited greatly from the association – and, when asked, would try to explain him and his mission to others. He was trusted. He was identified with the Chief, and he basked in that. Oh, he didn't go along with everything the Chief did, and he didn't fully understand all he said, but he tried faithfully to represent the man and what he was doing, and he...
  • We Need a Surge in Our Domestic Moral War

    05/11/2008 9:46:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 4 replies · 107+ views
    Newsmax ^ | May 5, 2008 | Pat Boone
    Over the last five years, more than 4,000 brave young Americans have given their lives in the service of this country. Thousands more have been wounded, some maimed for life. More and more of their countrymen seem persuaded that they shouldn’t have been ordered into Iraq, but surely no one can deny that our troops have marched into the jaws of death believing they’re truly defending all of us, our mutual home, and its well-being. It’s tragic, of course, and we lament the deaths, the suffering, the disproportionate sacrifices our military families have made. And along with the physical costs,...
  • Seniors, arise! Pat Boone shares 'righteous tirade' of 72-year-old taking on Rep. Murtha

    04/26/2008 1:13:21 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 6 replies · 169+ views ^ | 4/26/08 | Pat Boone
    Don't mess with a Marine. Definitely not with my favorite Marine, Jim Martin. Jim is president of the 60 Plus Association, a dynamic and politically influential seniors organization based in our nation's capital. Like AARP in many ways, but more conservative in political and economic outlook, 60 Plus stumps for seniors 24/7, across the board. It lobbies Congress for the absolute abolishment of the "Death Tax," the name Jim gave appropriately to the "estate tax," which unconscionably robs seniors of their life savings, homes, and businesses when they die – though they've paid their taxes and still managed to save...
  • ACLU: Tear down this wall! Pat Boone rejoices in silence of atheists upon pope's arrival

    04/19/2008 12:41:55 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 7 replies · 59+ views ^ | 4/19/08 | Pat Boone
    So, the pope came to town. Yes, and the town (little Washington, D.C.) practically came unglued. The media fell all over themselves, situating cameras all over the city and scrambling for position to broadcast every move His Eminence made. He even made Entertainment Tonight, and virtually every news show on TV. There was the president himself, waiting at the foot of the stairs as his guest descended from Shepherd I, to welcome the pope, who stepped nimbly down to the tarmac, beaming with delight. There were cherry-blossomed streets for the motorcade through the city, a grandly arrayed White House lawn...
  • Pied piper of 'change': Boone warns Obama's 'magic' is coaxing too many voters to no-man's land

    04/04/2008 11:22:21 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 11 replies · 78+ views ^ | 4/5/08 | Pat Boone
    I remembered it only vaguely, so I pulled out my Encyclopedia Americana and read the following about the pied piper of Hamelin: According to a German legend he was a magician who promised to rid the town of Hamelin from rats for a stipulated sum of money. He performed his task by playing on his pipe as he walked to the Weser River and the rats, following the music, were charmed into the river and drowned. On the citizens then refusing to pay the money, the piper took up his pipe once more and led the way out of the...
  • The blame game works both ways (Obama: I didn't inhale the 'Hate Whitey' sermons)

    03/22/2008 1:21:08 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 16 replies · 992+ views ^ | 3/22/08 | Pat Boone
    OK, so race is an issue in the current presidential campaign. It was, from the beginning, along with gender. When both Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton proclaimed that neither should be considerations, I scoffed in a recent column. Continues...================================================================ Obama: I didn't inhale the 'Hate Whitey' sermons By "JohnHuang2" Monday, March 17, 2008 There isn't a smidgen of evidence that he had denounced the nut preacher's words before the firestorm broke out last week. And it is a fact that the pastor's unpastoral bent for spewing madrassa-like hateful inventive and his penchant for toxic racist rants from the pulpit were...
  • The truth about Democrats and blacks: Historical realities of party's scorn for African-Americans

    03/08/2008 12:59:27 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 9 replies · 728+ views ^ | 3/8/08 | Pat Boone
    Did you know that Dr. Martin Luther King was a Republican? I sure didn't – till I read Ronald Kessler's arresting column on the Internet just recently. He was liberally quoting Frances Rice, chairman of the National Black Republican Association, in which she was describing the Democrat Party as the "architect of modern day racism." This was just the first of many fascinating and surprising accusations from someone who is certainly in a position to know what she's talking about. She's a retired Army lieutenant colonel and lawyer, and she avers that it was Republicans who pushed through much of...
  • Merry Christmas! (No offense)

    12/22/2007 5:47:51 AM PST · by rhema · 56 replies · 112+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | December 22, 2007 | Pat Boone
    How long, how much farther, will we let an angry, disaffected, alienated, faithless few push us from our God-given liberty to express our joy and faith – whenever and wherever we choose? Has it not become insufferable, inexcusable, for any of us to feel cowed and almost forbidden by some notion of "political correctness" to even exclaim "Merry Christmas!" to shop clerks, airline stewardesses, delivery men, even passersby on the streets and in the stores? How long will we let this go on? The latest brouhaha, claiming "lead-item" status on the news and talk shows, is a simple, warm and...
  • ACLU: Public Enemy No. 1: organization is responsible for prevalence of immorality

    12/08/2007 1:48:38 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 9 replies · 86+ views ^ | 12/8/07 | Pat Boone
    OK, stay with me. I know it's a startling title, but I intend to validate it and its assertion here. So do stay with me, please. I've been home a week since partial knee replacement surgery in Chicago barely a week ago. Both the surgery and the therapy are making me very optimistic about my return to the tennis and basketball courts. But meanwhile, I've had unusual time to read my voluminous mail, watch the news and do some reflective thinking. And a couple of things have become very clear to me. One, our society is in deep, deep trouble...
  • Move over, ACLU! Pat Boone cheers ACLJ, high court for pushing back 'radicals'

    09/15/2007 2:17:11 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 5 replies · 744+ views ^ | 9/15/07 | Pat Boone
    In this time, when bad news and ominous portent is so rampant, I can't resist passing along especially great news when it comes my way. Sometimes the din of despair – about hurricanes, earthquakes, economic downturns, accelerating terrorist threats, vast numbers of illegal aliens, health care and looming Social Security insolvency, melting ice caps, droughts, floods, unprecedented low approval ratings for Congress and the president – is almost deafening. And certainly disheartening! Furthermore, in my new memoir, "Pat Boone's America: 50 Years," I express my deep and growing concern about our moral drift and the obvious decline in our culture's...
  • Tests for teachers: Pat Boone reprimands NEA for refusing to administer instructor evaluations

    08/31/2007 11:50:42 PM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 6 replies · 509+ views ^ | 9/1/07 | Pat Boone
    Teachers are my heroes. As I searched my heart and my options back during my high school days, I decided I wanted to be a teacher. No particular academic subject fired this ambition… I simply felt a desire to affect positively the minds and direction of a lot of young people while I lived on this planet. So I figured I'd teach English, a happy middle of the road subject, and try to be a good role model like the many teachers who were influencing me. Singing, acting, TV, and other pursuits interrupted those plans, but never dulled my admiration...
  • Who needs Israel anyway ? ( What Israel has contributed to the modern world )

    07/23/2007 1:53:50 PM PDT · by SirLinksalot · 74 replies · 1,644+ views
    WorldnetDaily ^ | 07/23/2007 | Pat Boone
    The above question, either in word or implication, is being voiced by way too many these days, as people and governments cast about desperately for lasting solutions in the Middle East. Many Western and European political leaders – having heard the deprecations and the determination to wipe Israel off the face of the earth, from the likes of Palestinian Yasser Arafat, Saudi Arabian Osama bin Laden, Iraq's Saddam Hussein, Iran's Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and so many other power brokers in the region – have come dangerously close to deciding that little Israel is the "thorn in the side" of world order....
  • Pat Boone: 10 Commandments, 2 versions

    05/19/2007 10:56:22 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 20 replies · 1,279+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 5/19/07 | Pat Boone
    One set of judicial decisions created the foundation and framework for humane society. Another set, much more recent, has negated much of the first and laid out a program that has the appearance of George Orwell's "1984." One set was composed of ten directives, formulated by the Creator and Judge of the universe, and intended to promote healthy, considerate and moral relationships between people, and between human beings and their God. The other set of 10 judicial decisions is designed to stifle free expression, erase any standards of moral behavior and absolutely forbid any public acknowledgement of the very...
  • Pray for the president: Pat Boone asks, have we failed Bush by giving disrespect instead of hope?

    05/12/2007 12:44:12 AM PDT · by JohnHuang2 · 20 replies · 928+ views ^ | 5/12/07 | Pat Boone
    "Let every soul be subject to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God. Therefore whoever resists the authority resists the ordinance of God, and those who resist will bring judgment on themselves." – Romans 13:1, 2 "Therefore I exhort first of all that supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks be made for all men, for kings and all who are in authority, that we may lead a quiet and peaceable life in all godliness and reverence. For this is good and acceptable in the sight of...
  • Pat Boone: Who hires and fires around here?

    04/07/2007 10:37:45 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 10 replies · 683+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 4/7/07 | Pat Boone
    Who tells the boss whom he can hire and fire? Other employees? Is it that way where you work? Maybe, if you're a member of Congress, or are part of a staff that answers to one of them. See, it's an accepted principle in the rarified air of American politics that if you want to maximize your political power, you stack the bureaucracies with your own people, just as fast and deep as you can. Before Franklin D. Roosevelt infamously sought to stack the Supreme Court – which he failed at, praise be to the Almighty – this was already...
  • Charles Darwin's unfunny joke

    01/27/2007 4:40:50 PM PST · by balch3 · 204 replies · 4,006+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | jan 27, 2007 | Pat Boone
    One of my favorite early Steve Martin routines went something like this: "Would you like to make a million dollars and pay no taxes? OK. First, make a million dollars. Now, just don't pay any taxes; and if somebody from the IRS asks you about it, just say … 'I forgot!'" Nonsense? Sure. But funny, especially as Steve delivered it? You bet. But there's some absurd nonsense, not especially funny, being taught our school kids every day, in almost every school in America. Darwin's theory of evolution. (Column continues below) "But it's science," you say. No, not really. Certainly, not...