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  • Wanted: A Teaching Church

    05/06/2015 6:10:12 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 1 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 5/6/15 | Daniel Hyde
    Wanted: A Teaching Church from Daniel Hyde May 06, 2015 Category: Articles The Bible is the Word of God. All Bible-believing evangelical churches affirm this. In historic Protestantism, there is a theology of the Word that not only professes sola Scriptura but also professes the sufficiency of Scripture for all things concerning doctrine, worship, and godliness. What the church of the twenty-first century needs to be is a teaching church that plainly and powerfully proclaims the Word of God. Then the church will be equipped to fulfill its task in the world to worship and to witness to that world.As the “pillar...
  • The Wrong Kind of Rights: Same-Sex Marriage, Third-Party Reproduction [truncated]

    05/06/2015 2:08:04 PM PDT · by fwdude · 6 replies
    Public Discourse ^ | May 5, 2015 | Jean Lloyd
    Full Title: The Wrong Kind of Rights: Same-Sex Marriage, Third-Party Reproduction, and the Sexualization of Children In our culture, there is a chasm between two irreconcilable conceptions of the meaning and purpose of human sexuality and equality. For children most of all, the wrong kind of sexuality and equality has devastating effects. No sex! No sex was used to produce this child! That was the proud proclamation made by one of the girls two fathers as she was hoisted up high and shown off to a group of us at the sexuality studies conference I was attending. When I first...
  • Anti-Gun Group Supported by Tim McGraw Pushes Ban That Would Outlaw Fans Favorite Rifle

    05/06/2015 8:18:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 21 replies
    bearingarms.com ^ | 5/6/2015 | Bob Owens
    Tim McGraw doubled-down on his planned July benefit concert for gun control group Sandy Hook Promise several weeks ago, asserting that he was supporting the Sandy Hook community with the concert, despite the fact that the benefit only supports Sandy Hook Promise.
  • Smoggy thinking on pollution

    05/06/2015 7:15:40 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/6/2015 | Viv Forbes
    The war on hydrocarbon fuels is based on two feeble legs – “it causes global warming, and it creates pollution.” 

Both legs are unsound, especially the pollution claims. 

No sensible person approves of pollution of air, water, land, or public places by humans.

 Have a look at some real pollution.
 But no pollution whatsoever is caused by the main product of the combustion of hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide. This is a colorless, non-toxic gas of life on which all plants (and animals) depend.

 In these days of carbon neurosis, coal power gets blamed for all bad things, even the Asian Smog.
  • Leadership of Texas House forbids anti-toll amendments from being heard

    05/05/2015 10:17:00 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 22 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | May 1, 2015 | Terri Hall
    Yesterday, conservative lawmakers pushed to attach key toll road reforms to two transportation bills in the Texas House, but they were thwarted by Speaker Joe Straus and his parliamentarian Chris Griesel who would not allow them to present their amendments. Griesel told them the amendments werent germane (or salient) to the bills, HB 13 and HB 20, and blocked Rep. Jeff Leach and Rep. Jonathan Stickland from even laying out their amendments. Straus and Griesel utilized the same technique as they did on a Stickland amendment to the open carry bill the week before. The two decided to reject the...
  • Feds Will Regulate Christmas Lights

    05/05/2015 4:28:33 AM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 5/5/2015 | Elizabeth Harrington
    The Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) issued a regulation for Christmas lights on Monday, deeming some holiday decorations a substantial product hazard.The Consumer Product Safety Commission is issuing a final rule to specify that seasonal and decorative lighting products that do not contain any one of three readily observable characteristics (minimum wire size, sufficient strain relief, or overcurrent protection), as addressed in a voluntary standard, are deemed a substantial product hazard under the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA), the final rule said.The ruling applies to a variety of Christmas decorations, including stars, wreathes, candles without shades, light sculptures, blow-molded...
  • L.A. Launches More Gun Buyback Dog & Pony Show

    05/05/2015 9:05:53 AM PDT · by rktman · 5 replies
    gunalizer.com ^ | 5/5/2015 | RRangel
    Over this next weekend the city of Los Angeles, will be having more gun buybacks, for illegal and unwanted guns. The city handlers say its successful and necessary, yet there isnt a peep about the failure of Proposition 47 in the CBS article, that has led to a major increase of violent crime and shootings in the city. Its completely likely that gun buybacks, have no effect, being that theres no actual deterrent to violence committed by criminals.
  • Moms Demand Launches Gun Control Push in Wake of Garland Attack

    05/05/2015 8:12:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 52 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 5/4/2015 | AWR Hawkins
    On Sunday, two Islamic gunmen enraged by a Muslim cartoon contest opened fire at Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, Texas. The were immediately killed by good guys with guns. On Monday, Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America launched a new gun control push, complete with a PSA asking mothers to call other mothers and talk to them about locking up their guns.
  • The pistolero prevailed

    05/05/2015 7:41:36 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 77 replies
    Americanthinker.com ^ | 5-5-2015 | Stu Tarlowe
    Reports on the terrorist attack on the "Draw Muhammed" art competition in Garland, Texas indicate that the two jihadis, armed with "assault rifles" and wearing "protective gear," were very quickly neutralized (within seconds of initiating their attack) by a Garland traffic cop armed with only a handgun. The bad guys rolled up at the site, exited their vehicle, and immediately opened fire on a police car at the entrance. They were able only to wound an unarmed security officer before the traffic officer engaged them and terminated the threat (and, in the process, their worthless lives).
  • Climate Hypocrites and the Media That Love Them

    05/05/2015 7:27:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | 5/5/2015 | Mike Ciandella
    Journalists help promote Hollywood celebrities while condemning average Americans for causing climate change. The same media go out of their way to ignore or excuse the hypocrisy of celebrity environmentalists who fly their private jets around the world, rent mega-yachts and live in massive mansions. Avatar Director James Cameron warned of a future world thats in shambles because of climate change, and said he believes in ecoterrorism yet, he owns an impressive private collection of motorcycles, cars, dirt bikes, a yacht, a helicopter, a Humvee fire truck and a $32-million submarine. ABC and CBS even praised Cameron for his submarine...
  • Cordial no more: Lawmakers unhappy with VA's McDonald

    05/05/2015 6:36:05 AM PDT · by pabianice · 2 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 5/5/15 | Drizin
    WASHINGTON As subpoenas fly, the cordial correspondence between lawmakers and VA Secretary Bob McDonald is turning ugly. A letter that House Committee on Veterans Affairs Chairman Jeff Miller, R-Fla., sent to McDonald on Friday and obtained by Stars and Stripes starts with a reminder of what happened to the secretarys predecessor, Eric Shinseki. This committee exposed the Departments delays-in-care scandal at an April 9, 2014, congressional hearing, setting in motion a sequence of events that essentially forced the resignation of your predecessor and led to you becoming secretary, Miller writes in response to a McDonald letter protesting a threat...
  • Fall of Saigon (photo essay from the last days)

    05/04/2015 7:17:15 PM PDT · by rktman · 44 replies
    nationalreview.com ^ | 4/30/2015 | Unknown
    This week marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon and the final hours of Americas long conflict in southeast Asia. Heres a look back at images from those last chaotic days.
  • After Garland, Dont Change the Subject to Islamophobia

    05/04/2015 3:39:48 PM PDT · by robowombat · 17 replies
    Commentary ^ | 05.04.2015 - 11:45 AM | Jonathan S. Tobin
    After Garland, Dont Change the Subject to Islamophobia Jonathan S. Tobin 05.04.2015 - 11:45 AM Almost immediately after the news of last nights shooting in Garland, Texas broke many in the chattering class started to blame the intended victims of the attack. The group that had sponsored a contest to draw pictures of the Prophet Muhammad and two of the controversial speakers at the event were quickly depicted as having invited violence by their willingness to offend Muslims. But whether or not you agree with Dutch politician Geert Wilders or American activist Pam Geller, the failed attempt to slaughter them...
  • Satanic Temple in Missouri Raises Funds for Woman to Have Abortion

    05/04/2015 3:01:06 PM PDT · by NYer · 13 replies
    Life Site News ^ | May 4, 2015 | CAROLE NOVIELLI
    We know satanists believe abortion is sacred as we have documented several times. Now, a St Louis, Missouri Satanic Temple is raising funds to get a woman an abortion. According to sources, the Satanic Temple has raised enough money via the GoFundMe crowdsourcing website to pay for a southwest Missouri woman to travel to St. Louis for an abortion. The GoFundMe site has since been removed. The elusive Mary for which the fund was created, has, with the help of the Satanists created a Satanic Religious exemption form which reads in part: My body is inviolable and subject to...
  • Heavy Metal Clocks, U-Pb and Th-Pb Dating Models: Radioactive Dating, Part 7

    05/04/2015 9:54:10 AM PDT · by fishtank · 21 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | May 2015 | Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D.
    Heavy Metal Clocks, U-Pb and Th-Pb Dating Models: Radioactive Dating, Part 7 by Vernon R. Cupps, Ph.D. * The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork. Day unto day utters speech, and night unto night reveals knowledge. There is no speech nor language where their voice is not heard. (Psalm 19:1-3) The heavens do indeed declare the glory of God, but some people choose to believe that the heavens appeared by random chance out of nothinga stance for which they are without excuse. Paul so forcefully points out in Romans 1:18-20 that who God is...
  • May Day Crowd Freaks Out Over Open Carrier

    05/04/2015 7:41:52 AM PDT · by rktman · 31 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | 5/3/2015 | Michael Strickland
    Amongst all the chaos in Seattle during Fridays May Day riot, a man was seen walking through the crowd wearing a tactical vest with an SKS rifle slung over his shoulder. Identified as Shayne Butts, he tells reporters Im here to ensure peoples civil rights get respected, just the basics, First Amendment right to peacefully assemble, to free speech I dont like communism, but these people have a right to free speech. He says the chamber was empty, but there were rounds in the magazines.
  • David Axelrod: Red Diaper Baby?

    05/04/2015 7:19:47 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 13 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | May 2, 2015 | Paul Kengor
    Several times Ive written for The American Spectator on the person of David Axelrod, the figure most responsible for giving America two terms of Barack Obama. My first piece was a cover feature for the March 2012 print edition, titled, David Axelrod, Lefty Lumberjack. This lengthy profile was followed by an August 2012 piece titled, All in the (Political) Family. Then followed still more writings on Axelrod and friends, particularly the new material I reported in my book on Obamas communist mentor, Frank Marshall Davis. David Axelrod These writings got a lot of attention. I discussed the topic a number...
  • Wounded Warrior Charity Unleashes HellOn Other Veteran Groups

    05/04/2015 7:05:53 AM PDT · by pabianice · 28 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 5/4/15 | Mak`
    What happens when a non-profit that was started to help veterans becomes the neighborhood bully? For a charity supposedly devoted to helping veterans, the Wounded Warrior Project spends an enormous amount of time suing or threatening to sue small non-profitsspending resources on litigation that could otherwise be spent on the vets they profess to serve. At issue is the Wounded Warrior Projects brand: the charity has become particularly litigious over the use of the phrase wounded warrior or logos that involve silhouetted soldiers. At least seven such charities have discussed their legal problems with The Daily Beast. The Wounded Warrior...
  • Saul Alinsky, Climate Scientist

    05/04/2015 6:34:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 3 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 5/4/2015 | Anthony J. Sadar and JoAnn Truchan
    To Alinsky, the world and its history were all about revolution. Saul Alinsky radicals who are all about revolutionary change ("we are the ones we've been waiting for" kind of change) have now seized control of an issue that can more quickly bring about that change "climate disruption," as expressed in community-organizer lingo. If Alinsky were alive today, he would likely fit right in with the current activist climate scientists. Alinsky would probably see that the challenge is to convince enough of the "Have-Nots" that their privation stems not just from racism, sexism, classism, and all the other social...
  • Woman has EPIC rant about Baltimore (video)(Language warning)

    05/04/2015 5:38:28 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 11 replies
    liveleak.com ^ | 4-29-2015 | BattleCat
    This woman eviscerates the looters in Baltimore, this is a MUST SEE!!
  • HYPERSEXUALIZED: What are we letting the media do to our children?

    05/03/2015 7:35:42 PM PDT · by tang-soo · 17 replies
    Youtube ^ | Nov 23, 2014 | Unknown
    Pretty shocking summary of themes we hear about and themes we hear snippets about. Unless you study these topics and are already familiar, you will likely be shocked. If you have children or grandchildren, this will kick you in the gut. 38 Mins. View here.
  • Two Underrated Peoples

    05/03/2015 9:48:49 AM PDT · by Aria · 26 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 2, 2015 | Mike Konrad
    In looking over the history of the past 500 years, four nations stand out for having completely and massively altered world civilization in a way that no others have, before or after: England, Spain, France, and Portugal. No other empires even come close. The Muslim conquests were landbound except for island hopping. Chinese and Mongolian conquests were landbound. Even in ancient times, Greek, Roman, and Persian conquests were essentially land operations, except for river fording. Yes, they all had navies, but were not defined by them. What separates the English, French, Portuguese, and Spanish was that these nations had vast...
  • Heartache: Swarthmore College board fails to divest from fossil fuels

    05/03/2015 8:52:14 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 5/3/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Not too long ago, the students and more than a few of the faculty at Swarthmore College decided that the time had come to take a stand against Big Oil, carbon or something. Along those lines, they demanded that their school divest their endowment fund from any investments in fossil fuels. In order to make their point, they organized a sit in which lasted for the better part of a month. In the end, they declared victory when the faculty voted to support the students in this decision.
  • Three Simple Facts that Scuttle the Global Warming Paradigm

    05/03/2015 8:34:43 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 5/3/2015 | David Solway
    The putative climate debate that has been raging for the last thirty years or so has now reached the point of duncical irrationality. (I put debate in scare quotes since what we are observing is not so much a debate as an ideological crusade that brooks no resistance; in effect, a political jihad against those who oppose the Warmist orthodoxy.) The upcoming Paris COP (climate treaty conference) slated for December of this year, which Obama is expected to ratify, renders the situation increasingly urgent. The worlds leading politicians, abetted by the dubious claims of the UNs Intergovernmental Panel on Climate...
  • Liberal Mag Asks Whos The New Teddy Kennedy? Here Are 5 Worthy Candidates

    05/03/2015 8:24:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 26 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/2/2015 | Eric Owens
    The Washington Monthly, a small, bimonthly leftist magazine funded largely by left-leaning philanthropies, sprayed out an email on Friday entitled: WEEKLY WRAP-UP: Whos the new Teddy Kennedy? The magazine promises its story will answer the question: Who is doing a better job of carrying Teddy Kennedys torch: Elizabeth Warren or Cory Booker? Strangely, the actual piece itself doesnt mention former Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy by name at all. In any case, The Daily Caller wants to help. Here are five Americans who are doing a great job at being the new Teddy Kennedy.
  • Avalanche Of Political Cash Undermines Fairness Says Union That Blew $19 MILLION ON 2014

    05/03/2015 8:19:07 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 5/2/2015 | Eric Owens
    The American Federation of Teachers and six other organizations are hosting a conference at Georgetown University this weekend entitled In Defense of the Public Square. As attacks on the public sector and its workers increase, economic inequality widens and an avalanche of money in the political system undermines fairness, the ideal of a public square is itself under assault, a press release the union sent to The Daily Caller explained.
  • WaPo: May 1 Should be Declared Victims of Communism Day

    05/01/2015 10:07:23 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 19 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | May 1, 2015 | Ilya Somin
    Today is May Day. Since 2007, I have defended the idea of using this date as an international Victims of Communism Day. I outlined the rationale for this proposal (which is not my original idea) in my very first post on the subject: May Day began as a holiday for socialists and labor union activists, not just communists. But over time, the date was taken over by the Soviet Union and other communist regimes and used as a propaganda tool to prop up their regimes. I suggest that we instead use it as a day to commemorate those regimes millions...
  • TV Host Presses Actress Stacey Dash on Gender Inequality Her Non-PC Response Has Sparked a Fir

    05/01/2015 8:40:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 29 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 4/30/2015 | Jason Howerton
    The most effective way to ensure women get paid as much as men is for women to be prepared to work harder and seize any opportunities that may come their way, actress Stacey Dash told TV host Meredith Vieira on Wednesday. One tactic that is not useful, Dash said, is complaining and making excuses. I feel like its an excuse. Its the same thing with race. Its an excuse. Stop making excuses. If there are opportunities, be prepared for them and be the best if thats what it takes. If you have be extraordinary, then be extraordinary.
  • Police: After Long Island bullying incident, dad shoots culprit's grandfather

    05/01/2015 8:20:25 AM PDT · by rktman · 13 replies
    7online.com ^ | 4/30/2015 | unknown
    Police are accusing a man of shooting the grandfather of a boy who bullied his daughter. According to Suffolk County Police, Anthony Franklin was upset that his 5-year-old daughter had her hair pulled by another student on a bus ride to school. On Tuesday, Franklin went to the North Amityville home of the boy he believed was involved and got into a fight with the grandfather of the boy. During the altercation, Franklin pulled out a gun and shot McWilliams twice, said Suffolk police. Franklin, 28, of North Amityville, was charged with second-degree assault. The suspect's fiance says this entire...
  • 3 Things We Have In Common With Pagan Rome

    04/30/2015 1:45:51 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 30, 2015 | RUSSELL E. SALTZMAN
    Christianity killed paganism in antiquity; what will kill the new paganism? Western civilization may be swiftly defaulting to functional paganism, and by default paganism I do not mean we shall see the gods and goddesses again dressed out in temples, hungry for sacrifice. Pan, Zeus, or Athena may find niche markets in contemporary neo-paganism, but I dont think even they will fit into the unfocused spirituality trending today. No, what I mean by default paganism are habits of thought and living that commonly governed life for ordinary Romans, the people. Until roughly the mid-twentieth century, there were three widespread...
  • Scared Green: Sustainability Lies We Teach Our Children

    04/30/2015 8:04:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 6 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | 4/30/2015 | Peter Wood
    Without Pharrell, our planet would not survive. So says Marquis Jamont, one of 1,200 middle school children who, according to CBS News, trudged through the snow on the first day of spring to see musician Pharrell Williams talk about climate change at the UN. The event kicked off the meeting of the UNs Open Working Group on new Sustainable Development Goals. No disrespect to Mr. Williams, but the planet could survive without him and his Happy song. Likewise, the world could sustain itself without the goals being cooked up by transnational envirocrats in their endless rounds of meetings. Pharrells appearance...
  • Green energy policy? Nothing that works

    04/30/2015 7:34:03 AM PDT · by rktman · 2 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 4/30/2015 | Viv Forbes
    Modern industrial society commenced with the use of coal and oil to power factories, trains, ships, and agriculture and to generate electricity. With abundant energy, prosperity increased, and people could save enough to support leisure, education, culture, and environmental concerns.

 But the dark greens have a dream to dismantle all this, and return society to the hunter/gatherer era.

 In an unguarded moment, Maurice Strong, a leader of the international green movement, said:

 Isn’t the only hope for the planet that the industrialized civilizations collapse? Isn’t it our responsibility to bring that about?
  • The baton of freedom: Our guns

    04/29/2015 6:56:32 AM PDT · by rktman · 30 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 4/29/2015 | Ben Carson
    A few weekends ago I had the pleasure of speaking at the National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings in Nashville, Tennessee. During my speech, I made it clear that I am extremely pro-Second Amendment and that I would never allow anyone to tamper with that right. I understand that the Second Amendment is vitally important. Why do we have the Second Amendment? Our founders recognized that if our nation were ever invaded, we would be a much more formidable group of people and could help repel outside forces if the citizenry had the ability to aid the military. That seems...
  • Liberalism behind delays in deploying National Guard amid chaos in Baltimore, Ferguson

    04/29/2015 6:33:17 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 3 replies
    Absolute Rights ^ | April 29, 2015 | Jon E. Dougherty
    Deploying National Guard troops in Baltimore City was bound to happen, but when it did the same question that surfaced months ago, hundreds of miles away in Ferguson, Missouri, surfaced there: Why did it take so long? According to various reports, rioting and looting that began over the weekend and spilled over into early Tuesday morning, ostensibly in the name of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old African-American man who died April 12 in police custody under circumstances that remain unclear, finally prompted embattled Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake she of give them space to destroy fame to request National Guard...
  • Principles of constitutionalism: malum in se versus malum prohibitum

    04/29/2015 4:43:05 AM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 3 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 28, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    In previous essays in this series, I have tried to emphasize that genuine constitutional republican government rests upon a foundation of the rule of law, which restrains government to fulfilling only certain, constitutionally-defined roles. Within legitimate governments, these roles are, in turn, defined by the principles of natural law and should serve to reinforce, rather than to undercut or overrule, the natural rights of the citizens. Our American Constitution was designed by our Founders to operate within this system of limits upon the power of government, as were the governments of the several States through the constitutional stipulations that each...
  • Hillary Clinton: Deep-Seated Cultural Codes, Religious BeliefsHave to Be Changed

    04/28/2015 6:56:05 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 45 replies
    www.theBlaze.com ^ | Apr. 24, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Delivering the keynote address at the 2015 Women in the World Summit in New York City on Thursday, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton asserted that deep-seated cultural codes, religious beliefs and structural biases have to be changed so that women can have access to reproductive health care. Yes, weve cut the maternal mortality rate in half, but far too many women are still denied critical access to reproductive health care and safe child birth, Clinton said. All the laws weve passed dont count for much if theyre not enforced. Rights have to exist in practice not just paper. She...
  • Why would two same-sex marriage proponents even host an event for Ted Cruz?

    04/27/2015 10:32:34 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Washington Post's The Fix ^ | April 27, 2015 | Philip Bump
    You've likely heard about what happened already. Two New York City entrepreneurs, leaders in the city's gay business community, hosted a small event for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) in their Central Park South penthouse. The story got to the Times, and the gay community flipped out, given Cruz's aggressive and consistent hostility to the idea of same-sex marriage. There were calls for a boycott of the hotel and other properties the pair owned; each of them -- first Ian Reisner and then Mati Weiderpass -- apologized for hosting the tea party senator. Reisner's apology explains the choice in self-deprecating (and...
  • Christian Economics in One Lesson: Chapte4

    04/27/2015 8:28:50 AM PDT · by all the best · 2 replies
    The Tea Party Economist ^ | April 25, 2015 | Gary North
    Public Works Mean Taxes For the lips of a strange woman drop as an honeycomb, and her mouth is smoother than oil: But her end is bitter as wormwood, sharp as a two-edged sword (Proverbs 5:3-4). The author of Proverbs in the first nine chapters contrasts the faithful wife with the strange woman. He uses the metaphor of the strange woman for alluring lies that ultimately betray the person who accepts them. Here is the passages underlying message: something can look very appealing on the surface, but the end thereof is bitter as wormwood. Why? Because there is a system...
  • Three-Dimensional DNA Code Defies Evolution

    04/27/2015 8:00:46 AM PDT · by fishtank · 23 replies
    Institute for Creation Research ^ | 4-27-2015 | Jeffrey Tomkins, Ph.D.
    Three-Dimensional DNA Code Defies Evolution by Jeffrey P. Tomkins, Ph.D. * Scientists have long been baffled as to what actually tells proteins called transcription factors (TFs) where to bind in the genome to turn genes off and on. However, new research incorporating the three-dimensional shape of DNA has revealed an incredibly complex system of interacting biochemical codes.1 We know that genes are turned off and on across the genome by intricate networks of transcription factors which bind to DNA in strategic places in and around the genes. But discovering what tells the transcription factors where to bind has proven extremely...
  • Dr. John Lott: The Truth About Gun Free Zones

    04/27/2015 7:07:15 AM PDT · by rktman · 4 replies
    gunalizer.com ^ | 4/27/2015 | RRangel
    Heres an article, in where Dr. John R. Lott Jr., eviscerates Harvard Professor David Hemenways survey of cherry picked authors. That of course lead to the conclusion that guns are bad. Its what these people do. No matter real credible research, and the longstanding Second Amendment to the United States Constitution, which is an obvious social utility of the people. I wonder why gun prohibitionists think the Second Amendment was created to begin with. Its in the Bill of Rights. Even still, they love to refer to guns as if being deprived of arms, is some sort of benefit.
  • Is There a Quiet Marxist Coup Craftily Hidden Beneath the Demand for Same-Sex Marriages?

    Same-sex Marriage leads to the repression of religion, loss of freedom of speech, a weakening of the marital-family leading to increased 'redistribution of wealth'. Haven't we seen this before in another form - an atheistic, socialist State?
  • Round in the Chamber?

    04/26/2015 2:56:36 PM PDT · by rktman · 192 replies
    blackmanwithagun.com ^ | 4/24/2015 | Michael Woodland
    My response was, Always carry one in the chamber, not having one in does not compute with me. My reason for saying this is easy, that is how I train. SFC Scarborough responded by stating that he does not feel safe with a round in the chamber, but that is how he trains. Now my thoughts are really trying to make sense of this, but then again, training prepares you for a serious encounter right?
  • Video: Bruce Jenner comes out as a conservative Republican

    04/25/2015 10:30:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/25/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Last night’s interview with Bruce Jenner by Diane Sawyer on ABC’s 20/20 turned out to be very revealing … in a much different way than many thought. By this time, a relentless series of media reports had made it quite clear that Jenner had embraced a transgender identity, at least privately. The big reveal turned out to be that Jenner also identifies as a conservative Republican: When Sawyer asked if Jenner cheered when Obama became the first president to even say the word “transgender” in a State of the Union address, the 65-year-old replied that he “would certainly give...
  • University of Florida suspends fraternity over abuse of wounded veterans

    04/25/2015 7:28:41 AM PDT · by pabianice · 73 replies
    Stars and Stripes ^ | 4/25/15 | Dearen
    GAINESVILLE, Fla. The University of Florida suspended one of its fraternities on Friday after allegations that its members hurled drunken insults and spat at a group of disabled military veterans at a Panama City Beach resort. The school said on Friday that it is charging the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity with obscene behavior, public intoxication, theft, causing physical or other harm, and damage to property. The suspension came after the fraternity had already suspended operations itself and expelled three of its members after finding they had behaved inappropriately. "I am personally offended and disappointed by the behavior that has...
  • Cal State-Northridge Halts Class Registration Until Students Complete Feminist Anti-Sexual

    04/24/2015 10:10:47 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 17 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | april 24, 2015 | Scott Ott and David Steinberg
    All CSUN students registering for the 2015 Fall Semesterare being forced to participate in an online, SIMS-style character game about sexual assaultbefore being allowed to claim a seat for any course. The game, titled Agent of Change and designed by feminist activists, does not allow students to complete the game until they have given enough correct answers as per the designers stated philosophical influences, such as norms challenging, and social norms theory. According to theAgent of Changewebsite,the program helps users see the connections between thesepower-based violations, how these problems affect their lives, and what they can do to challenge thecultural...
  • Gay Hoteliers Face Boycott for Holding Unapproved Opinion of Ted Cruz

    04/24/2015 6:10:34 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 24, 2015 | John Nolte
    The Lefts fascist rampage against anyone who holds the same opinion on same sex marriage Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama did less than two years ago, marches on. Not content to steal a mans livelihood or a near-successful attempt to destroy a small business owner, the venomous Gaystapo is now sending a chilling warning to apostates by calling for the boycott of two gay hoteliers who hold the unapproved opinion of not-hating Republican Senator Ted Cruz. Mati Weiderpass and Ian Reisner are two openly gay, Manhattan-based hoteliers who own a gay-oriented hotel in the city and other commercial properties in...
  • Elizabeth Warren v. Ted Cruz

    04/24/2015 5:33:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Salina Journal ^ | April 24, 2015 | John M. Crisp
    Elizabeth Warren versus Ted Cruz? Not likely. Only the most extraordinary circumstances could produce this improbable contest for the presidency in 2016. Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was the first to declare his candidacy for the Republican nomination, but his hardcore ideology and abrasive manner make him unlikely to be chosen by calmer heads closer to the center of the party. And despite persistent efforts by left-wing Democrats to change her mind, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is emphatic in her refusal to run for the office. Still, consideration of the remote possibility that these two could face off for the presidency...
  • Thousands to join March for Marriage in D.C. Sat. under shadow of Supreme Court hearing

    04/24/2015 3:40:43 PM PDT · by NYer · 6 replies
    LIFe Site News ^ | April 23, 2015 | Dustin Siggins
    April 23, 2015 (LifeSiteNews) - On Saturday, thousands of pro-family Americans are expected to flock to Washington, D.C. for the third annual March for Marriage.Organized by the National Organization for Marriage (NOM), March-related events will begin at noon, with a rally from 12:00-1:00, and then the march itself at 1:00. Participants will gather at the mall in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C.  On Tuesday, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments as to whether there is a constitutional right to same-sex "marriage," or if states should be allowed to make their own marriage policy.The will take place...
  • The police problem is actually a progressive problem

    04/24/2015 1:23:17 PM PDT · by Yashcheritsiy · 19 replies
    Renew America ^ | April 24, 2015 | Tim Dunkin
    Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? (Who guards the guardians?) Juvenal Honest observers in this country have to admit that we have a police problem that is increasingly growing more serious. While some of the stories that have come out about police brutality and police overreach have clearly been invented or exaggerated by the Left for the purposes of inflaming racial tensions and undermining American civic stability, there are nevertheless a large number of incidents in recent years which cannot simply be wishcast away. The warrantless, no-knock, early morning, heavily-armed SWAT raid for even the most minor of things is becoming...
  • Hillary: Deep-seated religious beliefs have to be changed for abortion

    04/24/2015 12:14:53 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/24/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    David Gibson suggested this might be Hillary Clinton’s “clinging to guns and religion” moment, and he may be right — assuming she survives the corruption scandals in the first place. Last night, Hillary told the Women in the World Summit that the path to Abortion Nirvana will only open up by changing religion, culture, and values to accommodate it:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “Far too many women are denied access to reproductive health care and safe childbirth, and laws don’t count for much if they’re not enforced. Rights have to exist in practice — not just on paper,”...