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  • Evidence of the Spirit's Filling

    05/25/2014 1:37:53 AM PDT · by imardmd1 · 46 replies
    `ICR ^ | May 24, 2014 | Henry M. Morris
    “And be not drunk with wine, wherein is excess; but be filled with the Spirit.” (Ephesians 5:18) This classic verse on the filling of the Holy Spirit can be rendered as follows: “And don’t begin to be drunk with wine, which involves profligacy, but be continually being filled with the Spirit.” That is, one cannot be filled with the Holy Spirit (which implies complete control by the Holy Spirit) if he has come to even the slightest degree under the control of wine (or anything else, for that matter). Being fully controlled and guided by the Spirit is not just...
  • Sanctuary State: California Now Lets Illegals Practice Law, Get Licenses, Bars ICE Enforcement

    01/02/2014 7:37:45 PM PST · by montag813 · 26 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 01-02-2014 | John Urban
    With the new year comes new insane laws from California, making it officially America's Sanctuary State -- treating illegal aliens who broke the law to enter the U.S. as well as law-abiding citizens, protecting illegals from deportation, and putting public safety at grave risk. In October, California Gov. Jerry Brown (D), signed eight bills handing special rights to illegal aliens. The controversial legislation includes allowing illegal alien obtain driver's licenses, preventing employers from denying jobs based on "immigration status", and barring state and local law enforcement from detaining illegal aliens when directed by ICE, DHS or Border Patrol. The legislation claims that...
  • For Thanksgiving Turkeys, Presidential Pardon Gig Takes Practice

    11/25/2013 5:37:29 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 11 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11-25-13 | Pervaiz Shallwani
    BADGER, Minn.—The last thing President Barack Obama needs this Thanksgiving is a frantic turkey fouling up Wednesday's White House pardon ceremony. It is John Burkel's job to make sure that doesn't happen. The problem is that turkeys aren't used to being paraded in front of a crowd of noisy schoolchildren, posing for flash photography or encountering the Secret Service. In past years, the stress has led the ceremonial bird to flap about and try to escape after being spooked by everything from a shiny belt buckle to First Family pets. Mr. Burkel, the fourth-generation farmer selected to supply this year's...
  • Need purchasing advice (vanity)

    09/08/2013 2:59:43 PM PDT · by sauropod · 189 replies
    Self | 8 Sep 2013 | Self
    Hello all, I need some advice on purchasing a handgun. I live in the People’s Republic of MD and the new gun control laws are about to take effect (Oct 1st). I am in the market for a .45. I was looking at cheaper than dirt at several models and would appreciate any hints you can give regarding a purchase. Have you dealt with buying guns from cheaper than dirt? Do you have a better source/way to do this? What is the proper procedure for completing this purchase from an on-line retailer? I would also like recommendations for handguns in...
  • Israel claims joint US missile launch in Mediterranean for 'target practice'

    09/03/2013 3:41:01 AM PDT · by kronos77 · 10 replies
    Russia’s early warning radars detected the launch of two ballistic rockets in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, Russia’s Defense Ministry stated. Israel later claimed responsibility for firing the target test rockets. The launch took place at 06:16 GMT Tuesday, according to Russia's Ministry of Defense. The trajectory of the missiles is reported to have been from the central part of the Mediterranean Sea towards the eastern landmass. Both rockets have allegedly fallen into the sea, RIA Novosti news agency reported. Russia’s President Putin has already been informed about the incident by Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu. The Syrian embassy in Moscow currently...
  • Practice Run; Strategic U.S. bombers fly practice nuclear strikes in Korea

    03/18/2013 4:59:50 PM PDT · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 3/18/13 | Bill Gertz
    United States B-52 bombers carried out simulated nuclear bombing raids on North Korea as part of ongoing U.S.-South Korean military exercises, Pentagon officials said on Monday. Pentagon press secretary George Little told reporters that B-52 bombers from Andersen Air Force Base, Guam, conducted a training mission over South Korea March 8 during war games known as Exercise Foal Eagle. “It’s not any secret that we are in the midst of sending a very strong signal that we have a firm commitment to the alliance with our South Korean allies,” Little said. Deputy defense secretary Ashton Carter said during a visit...
  • Feds bag idea of curbing target practice on public lands

    11/23/2011 5:03:45 PM PST · by Nachum · 8 replies
    Miguel Llanos ^ | 11/23/11 | Miguel Llanos
    The Obama administration on Wednesday backed off a draft policy to restrict target shooting on federal land near residential areas. In a memo, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said he would direct his agency to "take no further action to develop or implement" the draft. U.S. News & World Report posted a copy of the memo on its website. Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont., last Friday sent Salazar a letter asking that the draft policy be canned, saying he worried it would be taken advantage of by anti-gun rights groups. "Any draft proposal regarding recreation on public lands must continue to guarantee...
  • Wall Street protesters need more practice (A few tips for the socialists who suck at this...)

    10/14/2011 6:07:30 AM PDT · by Libloather · 7 replies
    News & Record ^ | 10/11/11 | Edward Philpott
    Wall Street protesters need more practiceTuesday, October 11, 2011 (Updated 3:00 am) I was watching the news about the demonstration/rally/block party on Wall Street. My gosh, 700 people arrested after being “tricked” by police into going onto the Brooklyn Bridge. I felt a real rush of nostalgia from my 14-year-old socialist days. Agitprop stands for agitation and propaganda, a well-worn technique to suggest a protest group is bigger or more influential than its true size. First, you get a few people together, hoping a few more curious or like-minded people will join you. You then break a minor law and...
  • Army officer's wife killed teen children because they were 'mouthy,' Tampa authorities say

    01/29/2011 10:33:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 45 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 11:47 a.m. EST, January 29, 2011
    The woman who authorities say killed her teenage daughter and son because she was fed up with them talking back and being mouthy will not appear in court Saturday because she's being treated at a hospital for an unknown condition. Authorities say Julie Powers Schenecker was taken to Tampa General Hospital shortly after midnight Saturday to be treated for a medical condition that existed before she was taken to jail. Hillsborough Sheriff's deputies — who oversee jail inmates — said they could not reveal Schenecker's medical condition, citing health care privacy laws. An arrest affidavit said Schenecker shot her son...
  • PM: World has not put into practice lessons from Holocaust

    01/26/2011 10:31:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    jpost ^ | 1/26/11 | staff
    During Knesset session ahead of Int'l Holocaust Remembrance Day, Netanyahu asks "Where is the fury, international uprising" of the world against Iran for calling for destruction of Jews? Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Wednesday slammed the international community, saying that "it has not put into practice the lessons learned from the horrors of the Holocaust." Speaking during a special session of the Knesset to mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Netanyahu said, "One thing is clear. The fact that global anti-Semitism is increasing is a well-known phenomenon. New anti-Semitism is washing over the world and it is important to fight it."...
  • Gov. Christie ends practice of reserved tickets going to N.J. officials

    06/03/2010 9:26:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 40 replies · 1,490+ views
    nj.com ^ | 6/3/10 | Ted Sherman/The Star-Ledger
    TRENTON — For years, the state’s elected officials and others with political connections had a direct pipeline to the hottest concerts and sporting events in New Jersey. Springsteen. U2. BonJovi. It didn’t matter. Commissioners, legislators, judges — even the governor’s office — were able to score scarce or prime seats at public venues without ever going through a ticket scalper. They simply called the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority or the New Jersey Turnpike Authority and asked for house seats. Today, Gov. Chris Christie shut the exclusive ticket window.
  • Police: Church Leader Had Practice Sex With Teen

    05/08/2010 11:05:33 AM PDT · by csvset · 46 replies · 2,125+ views
    WYFF ^ | May 7, 2010 | Myra Ruiz,
    GREENVILLE, S.C. -- A Greenville church administrator is accused of having sex with a 14-year-old girl while the teen was a guest in his home last year. Dantae Stukes, 29, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. The arrest warrant states that between March 1 and May 30, 2009, Stukes convinced the victim to "allow him to engage in sexual intercourse with her in an effort for him to show her what to expect from her boyfriend in the future." Sgt. Jason Rampey with the Greenville Police Department said the teenager was staying with the Stukes family while...
  • “Bring Your Pieces to Church” Sunday

    04/27/2010 4:39:16 AM PDT · by marktwain · 6 replies · 430+ views
    americanvision.org ^ | 23 April, 2010 | Joel McDurmon
    Imagine the following scenario: At church this Sunday, while reviewing the list of announcements and upcoming events for your church, your pastor added, “Oh, and don’t forget: on Sundays we have our regular target practice. Make sure to bring your rifles. Make sure to bring your pieces to church.” Absurd, right? Not so. It used to be the American way. For example, a 1631 law in Virginia required citizens to own firearms, to engage in practice with them, and to do so publicly on holy days. It demanded that the people “bring their pieces to the church.” Somewhere along the...
  • Oh, For Pete's Sake

    12/18/2009 6:03:37 AM PST · by Hube · 3 replies · 355+ views
    The Colossus of Rhodey ^ | 12/17/09 | Hube
    Linda Wallace in a column in last week's Philly Daily News typifies the utter nonsense that is the modern "diversity" and "multicultural" movement, not to mention the modern hypocrisy on matters racial. Titled "The true value of A.I." (as in Allen Iverson), the third paragraph alone signifies how clueless Wallace is: In many ways, Iverson was a 21st-century barrier-buster. Like Jackie Robinson, the little guy with the big heart challenged America's racial biases. He was the first NBA player to wear cornrows, which prompted some to wonder if he was "too black." His off-court fashions came straight from music videos:...
  • China: Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration

    07/16/2009 10:10:48 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 1 replies · 282+ views
    Boxun ^ | 07/12/09
    Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration By chinafreepress.org (translation) Jul 12, 2009 - 2:10:47 PM Soldiers Die of Sunstroke Preparing for PRC Founding Celebration Boxun reports that in preparation for the military parade to mark the 60th anniversary of the founding of the PRC on October 1, Beijing primary, middle, and high school students have endured temperatures over 100 degrees. Because it has been unusually hot in Beijing since late June, some soldiers preparing for the military parade have suffered from heat stroke and there have even been deaths, but the military has tightly censored reporting of...
  • 7 injured, 1 critically, in Dallas Cowboys practice arena collapse

    05/02/2009 4:32:37 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 31 replies · 2,963+ views
    cnn ^ | 27 minutes ago
    An air-supported canopy over the Dallas Cowboys' practice field collapsed during a heavy thunderstorm Saturday afternoon, leaving one person critically injured and six others hurt, firefighters said. As many as 80 people may have been inside the facility when it was blown down shortly before 3:30 p.m. (4:30 p.m. ET), said Mike Adams, a dispatcher for the Irving, Texas, fire department. Rescuers were continuing to comb through the wreckage beneath the fallen canopy, but, "Everyone as far as we know is accounted for," Adams said.
  • Cowboys Practice Arena Collapses

    05/02/2009 6:48:13 PM PDT · by sawmill trash · 8 replies · 845+ views
    AOL News ^ | 5/02/09 | DAVID JIMENEZ
    (May 2) - Cowboys special teams coach Joe DeCamillis was among 12 people injured when winds just shy of tornado strength ripped through the roof of the team's indoor practice facility during a rookie minicamp Saturday.
  • "In Step with the Truth of the Gospel" (Sermon for Reformation Day on Galatians 2:11-21)

    10/25/2008 8:49:34 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 22 replies · 470+ views
    October 26, 2008 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “In Step with the Truth of the Gospel” (Galatians 2:11-21)Was the Reformation about doctrine or about practice? Think about that for a moment. The Reformation of the church started by Martin Luther 491 years ago this week--was the Reformation about doctrine or was it about practice? The short answer: Yes. Both. Both doctrine and practice, that’s what the Reformation was about. That’s what the ongoing Reformation of the church is always about--doctrine and practice as they are intertwined and interrelated. You cannot separate the two. And that’s the way it always has been, going back to the earliest days of...
  • Medicare Moves to Cut 'Self Referral' Practice

    09/12/2007 11:54:48 AM PDT · by libertarianPA · 2 replies · 331+ views
    The Wall Street Journal via Yahoo! News ^ | 9/11/07 | David Armstrong
    In February, a group of cardiologists in Gainesville, Ga., announced they were building a diagnostic heart center in an $18 million joint venture with the local hospital. Last month, they said the project was dead. The reason? Federal Medicare officials want to crack down on arrangements like the one that was planned in Gainesville, where doctors refer patients to businesses in which they have a financial stake. In recent years, many physicians have become wealthy by investing in magnetic resonance imaging, or MRI, facilities, surgery centers and diagnostic sites -- and then sending their patients to them. A recent McKinsey...
  • Obama got start in civil rights practice

    02/20/2007 11:29:56 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 7 replies · 403+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/20/07 | Mike Robinson - ap
    CHICAGO - Attorney Judson Miner called Harvard to offer a job to a graduating student named Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record) and didn't expect to be showered with gratitude. Still, he wasn't expecting the reception he got. "You can leave your name and take a number," the woman who answered the phone at the Harvard Law Review said breezily. "You're No. 647." That was 1991 and even then Obama — the Illinois senator now seeking the Democratic presidential nomination — was a hot commodity. As the first black president of the Harvard Law Review, Obama had his pick of...
  • Chicago Workers Practice Emergency Drill

    09/07/2006 8:41:05 PM PDT · by blam · 202+ views
    The Guardian (UK) ^ | 9-8-2006 | Michael Tarm
    Chicago Workers Practice Emergency Drill Friday September 8, 2006 3:46 AM By MICHAEL TARM Associated Press Writer CHICAGO (AP) - Thousands of people working in downtown high-rise buildings left their jobs early Thursday to test the city's response to a terrorist attack or other emergency. Participants, many with tennis shoes on their feet and water bottles in hand, left their offices and, under the direction of emergency teams, walked about five blocks to an assessment area. Once checked in, they were free to go. Officials said more than 3,000 people took part in the voluntary drill, which involved four properties...
  • Coast Guard to Conduct Target Practice in Great Lakes

    09/02/2006 6:28:40 PM PDT · by Westlander · 19 replies · 613+ views
    WWJ Radio ^ | 31 August 2006 | WWJ Radio
    The Coast Guard wants to do target practice, with live ammunition, on all five of the Great Lakes. Chief Petty Officer Robert Lanier, of the U.S. Coast Guard Ninth District, said the proposed target ranges would allow Coast Guard units to perform homeland defense exercises by firing at floating targets from cutters and small boats. Lanier said the Coast Guard has to be ready for anything. There would be specific times announced for the practice and boaters would be kept out of those areas. The proposal has many people concerned. Hugh McDiarmid Junior from the Michigan Environmental Council says so...
  • CA: Does governor practice good or honest politics?

    08/31/2006 11:34:06 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 368+ views
    Ventura Star ^ | 8/31/06 | Thomas D. Elias
    Good politics is usually defined as anything that gets votes for a candidate. Honest politics means telling the voters what you will really do if elected. The jury is still out on which sort of politics are practiced by Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger. For sure, he frequently uses sleight of hand and illusion to position himself in ways more compatible to most Californians than what he's really done. One example came when Schwarzenegger went before a bank of 16 television cameras to propose a "low-cost prescription drug plan" he said would lower the cost of needed medicines for millions of Californians....
  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers hold pre-game practice at MacDill AFB

    08/21/2006 4:57:19 PM PDT · by SandRat · 8 replies · 441+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Staff Sgt. Randy Redman
    8/18/2006 - MACDILL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla. (AFPN) -- The Tampa Bay Buccaneers broke training camp Thursday and in an unprecedented move for the team, held its day-before-game walk-through at MacDill AFB, Fla. The Buccaneers, who play their second pre-season game against the Miami Dolphins Saturday, have a long-standing relationship and community partnership with the military here. "You guys have no idea what a great morale booster it is for you to come out and do this," said Col. Maggie Woodward, 6th Air Mobility Wing commander. "It means a lot that you think enough of us to do this." Friday's...
  • Security forces at Bagram practice urban warfare

    05/10/2006 8:27:22 PM PDT · by SandRat · 1 replies · 219+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Maj. David Kurle
    5/10/2006 - BAGRAM AIR BASE, Afghanistan (AFPN) -- Deployed Airmen, distributing humanitarian supplies, are taken hostage by enemy forces while visiting an Afghan village. It’s now up to the accompanying squad of security forces to rescue the Airmen and eliminate the bad guys. This is the scenario members of the 455th Expeditionary Security Forces Squadron were exercising here May 9 in the Army’s Military Operations in Urban Terrain, or MOUT, facility. The facility is custom-made for training and is designed to resemble a typical Afghan village, complete with buildings made of mud. Inside are a collection of high-tech cameras, video...
  • Range Helps U.S. Personnel Practice Skills Needed in Iraq

    05/03/2006 4:52:28 PM PDT · by SandRat · 2 replies · 256+ views
    UDAIRI RANGE, Kuwait, May 3, 2006 – Training never stops in the push to ensure American soldiers and Marines are ready for duty in Iraq. As part of a training scenario at Udairi Range, Kuwait, actors playing an Iraqi policeman and drivers argue at a traffic accident while an American convoy waits to enter the village. The scenario gives a realistic look at what challenges lie ahead for the soldiers when they move north into Iraq. Photo by Jim Garamone  (Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. Servicemembers polish their skills here just prior to deployment "up north." Earlier this...
  • AP Enterprise: Schools use controversial practice for extra cash (cash-out refunding)

    04/29/2006 2:55:46 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 794+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/29/06 | Bob Porterfield - ap
    A growing number of schools and community colleges in California are refinancing voter-approved bonds to raise extra cash, a practice many financial experts say puts an additional burden on taxpayers and may violate state law. The process, known as cash-out refunding, is similar to refinancing a home mortgage to lower monthly payments and take out equity in cash. It's popular because the school districts get extra money - frequently millions of dollars - without going back to the voters. Most use the money to cover construction cost overruns, but critics say California law limits the use of refunded bonds for...
  • Boring lessons are good practice for life, say teachers

    04/14/2006 12:48:03 AM PDT · by MadIvan · 32 replies · 846+ views
    The Daily Telegraph ^ | April 14, 2006 | Liz Lightfoot
    Children should expect some of their lessons to be boring because life is not a "Disney ride", teachers said yesterday.Too often pupils and parents expected lessons to be "all singing, all dancing" when the reality was that some learning could be tedious and hard work. Zoe Fail, a mathematics teacher. thinks that children are not bored enough because their lives are over-stimulated. "Being bored encourages thinking skills and imaginative play," she said. "I remember being bored but I am not bored now because I know how to deal with it." Miss Fail, from Kent, told delegates at the Association of...
  • Swedish olympic Snowboarder Dies During Practice

    03/12/2006 6:52:16 PM PST · by freepatriot32 · 18 replies · 675+ views
    http://www.comcast.net/ ^ | 3 12 06 | Associated Press
    WILMINGTON, N.Y. - Swedish snowboarder Jonatan Johansson died Sunday after falling during a snowboardcross run down Whiteface Mountain in the Adirondacks. The 26-year-old Turin Olympics competitor lost control on one of his jumps during training for an International Ski Federation World Cup competition, according to U.S. Ski and Snowboarding Association spokesman Tom Kelly. A state police report said Johansson tried to correct himself but landed hard. An autopsy found the cause of death to be multiple internal injuries. Officials said Johansson landed within the course boundaries and was wearing a helmet. Olympic Regional Development Authority spokesman Sandy Caligiore said he...
  • HTML Sandbox

    02/01/2006 3:48:27 PM PST · by TPartyType · 500 replies · 10,303+ views
    Self | 2/1/06 | TPartyType and Other FReepers
    Welcome Newcomers! This Sandbox is devoted to giving you a place to practice basic HTML, and to get some coaching. So, first things first: Go to michigander's [ HTML Bootcamp (Cyber patriot training)] and learn there how to change font color, font size, font face, and the like. THERE'S A WEALTH OF INFORMATION THERE NOT COVERED HERE (so as to avoid duplication). Learn there also how to post a link and an image, then come back here to practice. If you're having problems, folks will drop by occasionally to give you pointers and help you troubleshoot. So practice here...
  • Tanker crew, medics practice medevac mission

    12/29/2005 4:57:50 PM PST · by SandRat · 287+ views
    Air Force Links ^ | Dec 28, 2005 | Master Sgt. Ruby Zarzyczny
    12/28/2005 - PORTLAND INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Ore. (AFPN) -- More than 50 years after it entered the Air Force, aircrews are still finding ways to increase the capabilities of the KC-135 Stratotanker. Ten reservists from the 939th Air Refueling Wing here and four the 349th Aeromedical Evacuation Squadron at Travis Air Force Base, Calif., demonstrated the airplane has valuable medical-evacuation capabilities. The team practiced transporting patients with battlefield injuries during a three-day mission to Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay. The base is home to the 3rd Marine Expeditionary Force. The medevac mission is just a few years old for the...
  • Practide, Man, Practice

    08/10/2005 8:42:32 AM PDT · by TBP · 1 replies · 338+ views
    I AM Spirit ^ | Recently | Tim Phares, RScP
    When I was a boy, my parents used to enjoy a comedian named Ronnie Graham. One of his jokes was, "The other day a cat came up to me and said, 'How do I get to Carnegie Hall?' and I said 'Practice, man, practice.' This other cat came up to me and said, 'Meow.' He was a real cat." We talk a lot in our movement about spiritual practices. I am a Religious Science Practitioner; the root word of Practitioner is practice. But why do we practice? Ernest Holmes said that a central concept of our movement is "Perfect God,...
  • Fried in Turkey: Is democracy on the outs?

    08/02/2005 1:15:57 PM PDT · by forty_years · 5 replies · 462+ views
    http://netwmd.com ^ | August 2, 2005 | Michael Rubin
    On June 8, 2005, Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited President Bush in the White House. Among the topics the two discussed were freedom, democracy, and the rule of law. Speaking from the Oval Office, Bush declared Turkey's democracy to be "an important example for the people of the broader Middle East."Turkey remains an important ally of the United States despite recent bilateral tensions over the Iraq war and its aftermath. Both Republican and Democratic administrations have valued Turkey not only as a strategic military partner in the Cold War but also, in recent decades, as a democratic outpost...
  • Two Astronauts Practice Shuttle Repairs (NASA Tool Time! caulk guns,putty knives and foam brushes)

    07/30/2005 1:46:44 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 30 replies · 742+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/30/05 | Marcia Dunn - AP
    HOUSTON SPACE CENTER, Texas - Two spacewalking astronauts armed with caulking guns, putty knives and foam brushes practiced fixing deliberately damaged shuttle heat shields Saturday, a job they hope they won't have to do for real. Although Discovery suffered some scrapes and chips during liftoff, none of the damage appears to warrant orbital repairs, space agency officials said. As the two astronauts completed the mission's first spacewalk, NASA was on the verge of extending Discovery's visit at the international space station. With future shuttle flights grounded because of Discovery's fuel-tank foam loss during liftoff, the space agency would like to...
  • Practice, Man, Practice

    06/06/2005 4:19:16 PM PDT · by TBP · 2 replies · 252+ views
    I AM Spirit ^ | Spring 2005 | Tim Phares, RScP
    When I was a boy, my parents used to enjoy a comedian named Ronnie Graham. One of his jokes was, "The other day a cat came up to me and said, 'How do I get to Carnegie Hall?' and I said 'Practice, man, practice.' This other cat came up to me and said, 'Meow.' He was a real cat." We talk a lot in our movement about spiritual practices. I am a Religious Science Practitioner; the root word of Practitioner is practice. But why do we practice? Ernest Holmes said that a central concept of our movement is "Perfect God,...
  • Letter To Lou Dobbs

    02/26/2005 12:30:17 AM PST · by OKIEDOC · 2 replies · 597+ views
    CNN ^ | 02/25/2005 | Lou Dobbs
    LOU DOBBS TONIGHT QUICKVOTE Should doctors who graduate from foreign medical schools be licensed to practice in the United States?
  • Unconscious Competence: What is it? How can we train for it?

    01/31/2005 12:58:32 PM PST · by B4Ranch · 14 replies · 441+ views
    blackwaterusa.com ^ | 2004 | Martin D. Topper, Ph.D., Jack M.
    Unconscious Competence: What is it? How can we train for it? Martin D. Topper, Ph.D., Jack M. Feldman, Ph.D. What Is Unconscious Competence? The term "Unconscious Competence," is used by members of the American Tactical Shooting Association and others in the training community to describe a rapid, seamless and successful response to a situation involving deadly force or the potential for deadly force. It is a term many believe they inherently understand, but which is, in reality, very hard to define. For example, what does the word "unconscious" imply? Obviously, it doesn't mean unconsciousness as in a boxer who's...
  • Reviving the Practice of Reverence

    12/30/2004 5:52:14 PM PST · by Salvation · 46 replies · 1,896+ views
    Catholic Exchange ^ | 12-30-04 | Andrew Sullivan, M. J.
        by Fr. Andrew Sullivan M.J. Other Articles by Fr. Andrew Sullivan M.J. Reviving the Practice of Reverence 12/30/04 Here we are at the end of the year. It is a good time for reflection and assessing what we need to do to end the year with a better understanding of how we can love God more. Let’s consider the need for reverence in our lives. There is a need for great reverence in our relationships with Jesus Christ. Lord have mercy that there is so little reverence these days. It has become like scarce water in a desert. It...
  • HTML Sandbox

    11/22/2004 9:16:10 AM PST · by TPartyType · 853 replies · 34,098+ views
    Various FReepers | 11/22/04 | TPartyType
    Welcome Newcomers! This Sandbox is devoted to giving you a place to practice basic HTML, and to get some coaching. So, first things first: Go to michigander's [ HTML Bootcamp (Cyber patriot training)] and learn there how to change font color, font size, font face, and the like. THERE'S A WEALTH OF INFORMATION THERE NOT COVERED HERE (so as to avoid duplication). Learn there also how to post a link and an image, then come back here to practice. If you're having problems, folks will drop by occasionally to give you pointers and help you troubleshoot. Boring posts are...
  • "Try not to sweat, John" CARTOON featuring Kerry prepping for debate

    09/26/2004 8:07:25 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 27 replies · 1,964+ views
    IowaPresidentialWatch.com ^ | 9/26/2004 | IPWGOP
    Debate practice...  "He's [Kerry] a sweater," chortles a G.O.P. official, "and women don't like sweaters."   This is an email-able, copyright-ready cartoon you can use in emails, on blogs, in flyers, on posters... anything that's noncommercial.
  • HTML test, please ignore

    09/14/2004 9:00:27 AM PDT · by ironmike4242 · 64 replies · 918+ views
    IBD ^ | 9/14/04 | ironmike4242
    In this IBD posted this graphic:
  • HTML Sandbox

    10/31/2003 3:27:25 AM PST · by TPartyType · 425 replies · 17,136+ views
    Various FReepers | refreshed 10/31/03 | Various FReepers
    Welcome Newcomers! This Sandbox is devoted to giving you a place to practice basic HTML without getting flamed when you make a mistake, and to get some coaching. So, first things first: Go to michigander's [ HTML Bootcamp (Cyber patriot training)] and learn there how to change font color, font size, font face, and the like. THERE'S A WEALTH OF INFORMATION THERE NOT COVERED HERE (so as to avoid duplication). Learn there also how to post a link and an image, then come back here to practice. If you're having problems, folks will drop by occasionally to give you...
  • Police Shoot Themselves In Foot --- TARGET PRACTICE ROW

    07/07/2003 8:58:32 AM PDT · by bedolido · 6 replies · 288+ views
    SkyNews ^ | 07/07/03 | Staff Writer
    A row has broken out in Australia's Queensland state following reports that police there used photographs of real-life people, including Aborigines, during target practice. The police minister in the northeastern state, Tony McGrady, has ordered an inquiry after the Channel Seven television report. The broadcaster said Queensland's counter-terrorism squad used 28 pictures or mug shots, including those of two Aborigines, in training exercises. Civil rights activists reacted with outrage but police maintained they had done nothing wrong. "It's absolutely disgraceful in that it reinforces prejudices," said Cameron Murphy, secretary of the Australian Council for Civil Liberties. "We've got a serious...
  • HTML Sandbox

    07/01/2003 9:34:44 AM PDT · by TPartyType · 1,149 replies · 30,068+ views
    Refreshed 1 July 03 | Various FReepers
    Welcome Newcomers! This Sandbox is devoted to giving you a place to practice basic HTML, and to get some coaching. So, first things first: Go to michigander's [ HTML Bootcamp (Cyber patriot training)] and learn there how to change font color, font size, font face, and the like. THERE'S A WEALTH OF INFORMATION THERE NOT COVERED HERE (so as to avoid duplication). Learn there also how to post a link and an image, then come back here to practice. If you're having problems, folks will drop by occasionally to give you pointers and help you troubleshoot. Boring posts are...
  • OLD BOYS CLUB

    03/29/2003 10:14:03 AM PST · by freepatriot32 · 337+ views
    the stella awards ^ | 2.28.03 | Randy Cassingham
    The cases presented in the True Stella Awards are typically selected to illustrate various aspects of the runaway problems in our civil legal system. The aim, over the long run, is to clearly show that there is no one aspect of the problem that needs change to "fix" the entire system;the problems are indeed systemic. It's definitely not just bad lawyers,or too many of them (though that's part of it). It's not just that the medical profession isn't weeding out bad doctors (though that's part ofit). It's not just that insurance companies encourage frivolous claimsand suits by making "nuisance" payments...
  • HAMs Head For The Hills

    08/07/2002 11:39:35 AM PDT · by WaterDragon · 47 replies · 336+ views
    Oregon Magazine ^ | August 1, 2002 | KE7DC
    The term "HAM" is a nickname for those who participate in the hobby called amateur radio. The origin of that term is not known to us. The term "amateur" these days means "one who is not professional." Doen't know much about the subject.That was not the original meaning....(snip) Every year in June, HAMs generate disaster....(snip)Click HERE for entire article.