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  • Pride Month

    07/07/2014 1:35:54 PM PDT · by Paul46360 · 17 replies
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  • CNN Reporter: ĎIcy Receptioní for Obama from West Pointers During Speech

    05/28/2014 1:31:41 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 54 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 5/28/14 | Noah Rothman
    Obamaís ďphilosophicalĒ speech to the 2014 graduates of West Point about a new direction for Americaís foreign policy was ďnot a greatĒ speech for that audience, said CNN anchor Jim Clancy on Wednesday. He said that the president did not sound like a ďcommander-in-chief speaking to his troopsĒ and got an ďicy receptionĒ as a result...
  • Sure a picture says 1000 words, but this one really only brings 6 to mind...

    03/11/2014 3:57:45 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 19 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 3-11-14 | The Looking Spoon
  • WATCH: Patriotic Picture Taken at Texas High School Creates Buzz, Makes Teacher Proud

    03/10/2014 8:12:47 PM PDT · by montag813 · 15 replies
    Top Right News ^ | 03-10-2014 | TRN
    We love this video. At a time when we have appeals court judges who have contempt for our flag, we discover this terrific young man, whose gratitude could teach us all a lessonÖ WATCH:
  • What are you really afraid of? An answer from the Bible

    07/25/2012 3:12:02 PM PDT · by NYer · 7 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 24, 2012 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    What is it that really holds us in bondage? What is it that is truly the source of our problem, our sins, our selfishness, our anger, our lust and pride? Original Sin? Yes but where does the wound of sin really set up shop in us and stay open for business? What does it tap into for its strength? Scripture has an interesting answer to this question: Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of deathóthat is, the deviló and free...
  • Advise me: A Christian who does good deeds thinks they can sin because of their good works?

    12/30/2013 12:45:24 AM PST · by dila813 · 95 replies
    Today | Me
    What is it called when a Christian who does good deeds thinks they can sin because of their good works? Do you know someone like this? How do you deal with them? I feel like I should confront them, but currently I am just ignoring them. What is the right thing to do? Some of them have significant influence in and around my family. I am very uncomfortable. I find it is frustrating to deal with someone who feels they are so superior to others that they can lie, cheat, steal, and do other similar sins all day long because...
  • A remedy for Pride based on something Jesus told St. Catherine of Siena

    09/02/2013 1:39:02 PM PDT · by NYer · 21 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | September 1, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    We live in times collectively marked by pride. And, while pride is a problem of the human condition that has beset us from the very beginnings of paradise lost, our modern age, with the rise of atheism, rejection of God, scorn for the metaphysical, and a hyper-emphasis of the ‚Äúautonomous‚ÄĚ self, pride has taken an even more prominent place.Largely absent from the modern psyche is any deep notion that we are contingent beings, radically dependent on things, people and factors outside our ‚Äúautonomous‚ÄĚ self. Even before we bring God into the discussion, we seem less aware today that our existence...
  • Irvine Mother Covers Home In Rainbow Lights After Gay Pride Flag Sparks Neighbor Complaints

    12/24/2013 7:20:05 AM PST · by BenLurkin · 36 replies
    CBSLA.com) ^ | December 23, 2013 11:19 PM
    IRVINE (CBSLA.com) ¬ó An Irvine woman who adorned her home with rainbow bulbs has sparked a controversy in her neighborhood. Dr. Mary Pham had no intention of covering her Irvine home with rainbow Christmas lights. But she says when the rainbow flag she displays on her home sparked hate mail and neighbors¬í complaints, she decided it was time to make a statement. ¬ďPride,¬Ē said Pham. ¬ďPride for my home, pride for all my friends.¬Ē Pham, a straight woman and single mother, said her gay friends inspired her to display the rainbow flag and lights with pride. ¬ďSince it¬ís Christmas, let¬ís...
  • Saying 'Merry Christmas' with pride

    12/24/2013 5:17:47 AM PST · by Dartman · 14 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Dec. 24/13 | Editorial
    There's only one way to say it. It's the only way we'll ever say it. The good news is it looks like Canadians agree. A winner has been declared in the war on Christmas. In Monday's Sun, columnist Simon Kent drew our attention to an Angus Reid Global poll. Respondents were asked if they preferred the term "Holiday Season" or "Christmas." The resounding winner? Christmas! With 83% of the votes. But hang on. Some polls differ. In the United States, the Public Religion Research Institute found "Season's Greetings" and "Happy Holidays" has taken over "Merry Christmas." When asked if stores...
  • Sean Sasser Dies of Lung Cancer At Age 44 (Another AIDS death 3 decades early).

    08/19/2013 12:50:29 PM PDT · by xzins · 37 replies
    NewsOxy ^ | August 12, 2013 | Kara Gilmour
    ‚ÄčSean Sasser from MTV¬ís ¬ďThe Real World: San Francisco¬Ē has died at the age of 44, his longtime partner said. Sasser, who had been HIV positive for 25 years, died Wednesday from mesothelioma, a rare form of lung cancer. The reality star died in the Washington home he shared with Michael Kaplan. While he was not one of the original cast members on ¬ďThe Real World,¬Ē he became a household name as his relationship with Pedro Zamora was explored during the show¬ís third season in 1994. The couple¬ís exchange of vows during a commitment ceremony, the first ever broadcast on...
  • Sailors at Naval Support Activity Mid-South Mark LGBT Pride Month with Observance

    08/08/2013 3:50:07 PM PDT · by Barry Cratus
    U.S. Navy ^ | 28 June 2013 | U.S. Navy
    So how much more willing suspension of disbelief are folks expected to continue maintaining to go on believing the crap weíre subjected to in this cheap poorly lit theater of the profoundly corrupt & absurd?! Where we have a President who gives nationally televised Press conferences on late night TV talk shows & where former Secretary of State Hillary ďIím ready for my close up Mr. DeMilleĒ Clinton is the proposed subject of both a CNN documentary as well as an NBC miniseries plainly titled, ďHillaryĒ. Each is tentatively slated for a 2014 premiere. Itís grotesque. The surrealism of 2...
  • String of robberies, assaults after Pride

    07/05/2013 3:18:12 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 14 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | July 5, 2013 | Will Kane
    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco police are looking for five men and a woman who they believe robbed and assaulted numerous people after the Pink Saturday gay pride event. In the most egregious incident - which was captured on video footage that police released Friday - one of the men robs a woman and then kicks her in the head after she falls to the ground, knocking her unconscious, said Officer Albie Esparza, a police spokesman.
  • 90+ Girl Scouts march in San Francisco Gay Pride Parade: first time ever

    07/05/2013 2:01:22 PM PDT · by NYer · 45 replies
    Life Site News ^ | July 5, 2013 | JOHN JALSEVAC
    SAN FRANCISCO, July 5, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) ‚Äď Weeks after their male counterparts stoked controversy by changing their rules to allow openly gay members, Girl Scouts USA made history in their own way after some 90+ of their members and their families marched¬†in San Francisco‚Äôs recent Gay Pride Parade¬†- the first time they have ever done so. Girl Scouts of Northern California announced their participation in the parade in a post on their official Facebook page, accompanied by a photo of the girls in uniform carrying a Girl Scouts banner.¬† "I want them to be able to tell their children they...
  • General Mills celebrates LGBT Pride with Lucky Charms-inspired campaign

    06/30/2013 1:31:07 PM PDT · by Salman · 79 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | June 28, 2013 | Victoria Taylor
    Lucky Charms is perhaps the perfect cereal to celebrate lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Pride since it already includes a rainbow. General Mills and advertising agency McCann Always On saw their chance and used the colorful marshmallow as the face of their #LuckytoBe campaign, which asks people to use the hashtag to post pictures and tweets about what makes them, well, lucky. "We're celebrating Pride month with whimsical delight, magical charms, and two new rainbow marshmallows," the company said on the campaign website. "If you're lucky enough to be different, we're celebrating you."
  • President Obama introduced at Gay Pride event by third graders

    06/14/2013 2:47:45 PM PDT · by NYer · 28 replies
    Life Site News ^ | June 14, 2013 | JOHN JALSEVAC
    WASHINGTON, D.C., June 14, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) ‚Äď At a White House event celebrating "Gay Pride Month" yesterday, President Obama was introduced by two third grade twins who are being raised by a lesbian couple. Nine-year-old twins Zea and Luna told the assembled crowd that last December they wrote the president a letter in which they asked for more funding for schools and better gun control. They also said they asked for the president‚Äôs support for gay marriage, ‚Äúbecause we have two moms and they are just as good as other parents.‚Ä̬† In his following remarks, the president touted his...
  • DOJ on 'gays': 'Silence will be interpreted as disapproval'

    05/18/2013 7:44:19 AM PDT · by Woodland · 23 replies
    WorldNetDaily ^ | Matt Barber
    Under President Obama, ďjusticeĒ is anything but blind. Neither is it deaf. In fact, based on recent revelations, it appears to be watching your every move and listening to your every word. Still, if you happen to be a federal employee, now itís even listening for your silence. The only thing this Obama White House seems to generate is scandal. Well, hereís yet another to add to the growing list. In addition to the Benghazi cover-up, IRS targeting of political dissenters and the illegal seizure of media phone records, whistleblowers within DOJ have contacted Liberty Counsel to express grave concerns...
  • The Star Spangled Banner

    10/25/2012 8:54:16 AM PDT · by Robert DeLong · 10 replies
    A must have version of "The Star Spangled Banner"
  • Barack Hubris Obama

    09/07/2012 3:44:48 PM PDT · by DanMiller · 8 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | September 7, 2012 | Dan Miller
    In well over his head, he is too dangerous to reelect. We probably won't do that.From majestic Greek columns made of Styrofoam provided at his nomination acceptance speech in 2008 to praise for his occasional vocalizations, President Obama's already massive ego is continuously fed and fattened by those surrounding him. He, in turn, strives mightily to live up to his own expectations that have been and continue to be so fed. His own ever increasing expectations have become increasingly difficult to meet. Until becoming the President, he seems rarely if ever to have failed -- or perhaps to have been...
  • Muslim says Quran justified attack in N.C

    03/25/2006 10:21:23 PM PST · by Lorianne · 86 replies · 1,979+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | March 22, 2006
    RALEIGH, N.C. -- The man who hit nine people with a sport utility vehicle on the University of North Carolina's Chapel Hill campus wrote a letter to a television reporter saying he read the Quran's 114 chapters 15 times and found that the Muslim holy book justified the attack. ''I did not act out of hatred for Americans, but out of love for Allah instead,'' Mohammed Taheri-azar, 22, wrote in a letter to Amber Rupinta dated March 10 posted on WTVD's Web site. Police say that just before lunchtime March 3, Taheri-azar drove a rented 2006 Jeep Cherokee through the...
  • Love of Country & Flag. Patriotic reading 08-14-12 Kansas Tea Party

    08/16/2012 12:22:55 PM PDT · by 1pitech · 1 replies
    The Conscience of Kansas radio program YouTube ^ | 08-14-12 | Dr. Paul A. Ibbetson
    Share this with your friends. A tear jerking, passionate, patriotic reading about love of country and flag. Just another great moment at a Kansas Tea Party.
  • Inhofe: Obama forced military to abandon 'apolitical stance' (Marching in gay parade in uniform)

    07/26/2012 4:38:37 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 22 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 7-25-2012 | Melissa Quinn
    Oklahoma Republican Sen. James Inhofe told The Daily Caller he believes President Barack Obama pressured the military into granting an unprecedented exception to rules that prohibit participation in political activities while in uniform. The Defense Department authorized a waiver to allow uniformed service members to march in last weekendís San Diego gay pride parade, overriding a Defense Department directiveĎs specific rules against uniformed service membersí participation in political events. ďThe Department of Defense isnít allowing this to go on, itís the president,Ē Inhofe said in an interview with TheDC. ďThe secretary of defense answers to the president, and the military...
  • ďGay PrideĒ Parades Attract Exhibitionists ó and Obamaís Attention

    06/28/2012 6:51:19 AM PDT · by Paladins Prayer · 10 replies
    The New American ^ | 27 June 2012 | Selwyn Duke
    Dozens of so-called ďGay PrideĒ parades took place in cities such as New York, Chicago, and San Francisco this past weekend, and they bring to mind why pride is one of the Seven Deadly Sins. And the reminder is especially poignant this year, as bare naked politics mixed with the leather-clad revelry. Many of us have heard the ďgay prideĒ stories the media are mum about: the naked displays and simulated sex acts that, in any other context, would land you in handcuffs not designed for kink. But this year the nefarious goings-on included an invasion by hordes of Barack...
  • IDF embraces Pride Month

    06/12/2012 10:48:03 AM PDT · by pavlova · 33 replies
    Ynet ^ | June 12, 2012 | Itamar Eichner
    Be proud Ė in uniform: A recent photo posted on the Israeli military's international Facebook page is causing a positive cyber-stir, as it aims to express the army's support for gay soldiers, Yedioth Ahronoth reported Tuesday. The photo, which depicts an Artillery soldier and a Givati soldier holding hands, carries the caption: "It's Pride Month. Did you know that the IDF treats all of its soldiers equally?" The IDF Spokespersonís Unit said that the photo was taken as part of Israel's gay and lesbian community's Pride Month events, with the full cooperation of the featured couple.
  • Honolulu PRIDE Parade

    06/01/2012 11:57:56 PM PDT · by Kenika · 5 replies
    Honolulu Star Advertiser ^ | POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, 1 Jun 13 | Honolulu Pride Parade to feature its first gay military color guard By Leila Fujimori POSTED: 01:3
    Honolulu Pride Parade to feature its first gay military color guard By Leila Fujimori POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jun 01, 2012 For the first time in the history of the Hono≠lulu Pride Parade, a gay military color guard will lead the procession through the streets of Waikiki now that the "don't ask, don't tell" policy has been repealed. Active-duty service members who are also part of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community will march Saturday, carrying the flags of the different branches of service. Login for more...
  • The pride of O, &c.

    03/08/2012 11:58:49 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | 3/8/2012 | Jay Nordlinger
    In an interview with the sportswriter Bill Simmons, President Obama said, ďI am very proud of the fact I do not cheat when Iím playing golf.Ē Well, a non-cheater is better than a cheater ó an Obama is better than a Clinton, you could say. But I thought of Bobby Jones. In the 1925 U.S. Open, he called a penalty stroke on himself. It may well have cost him the tournament, which he wound up losing by a stroke. Praised for his honesty and sportsmanship, Jones would have none of it. In fact, he bridled: ďYou may as well praise...
  • Behold the Power of Cheese

    12/21/2011 6:13:04 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 14 replies
    Wisconsin Reporter ^ | 12-20-11 | Kevin Binversie
    TIME magazine named ďThe Protester,Ē particularly the Arab protester fighting against decades of tyrannical regimes in Libya, Egypt, Tunisia and Syria, as the winner last week of its annual designation of ďPerson of the Year.Ē Though they donít have to make such a distinction, if the magazine were to designate a ďState of the Year,Ē I would vote for Wisconsin to win for 2011. If things continue on their current course, the state very likely could repeat the honor in 2012. For starters, this goes well beyond sports. It isnít just a Green Bay Packers victory in Super Bowl XLV...
  • Gingrich on a First Lady Calista ó Nancy Reagan + Laura Bush, with a Dash of Jackie Kennedy

    12/02/2011 6:29:18 PM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 153 replies
    ABC Political Punch ^ | 12-2-11 | Jake Tapper
    WEST DES MOINES, IOWA ó In our interview, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich discussed what kind of First Lady his wife Calista might be. Gingrich is quoted in the new e-book ďTHE RIGHT FIGHTS BACK,Ē by Mike Allen and Evan Thomas, saying she would be in the Nancy Reagan mold. So thatís where we started. What did he mean by that? I asked. ďFirst of all she is a very strong personality, which Nancy Reagan was,Ē Gingrich said. ďShe actually describes herself as being a cross between Nancy Reagan and Laura Bush with just a slight bit of Jackie Kennedy...
  • On the Story of the Tower of Babel and What it Says to Us Today

    11/07/2011 1:02:13 PM PST · by NYer · 6 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | November 7, 2011 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    In our Parish Sunday School classes I have asked that we read basic Bible Stories and discuss them, along with the rest of the curriculum. There is nothing like an old Bible story to teach fundamental points. For my part I teach the parents while their children are in class. Today we discussed the story of the Tower of Babel (Gen 11). It is a story that has much to teach us, especially in this modern and proud world.I’d like to ponder one particular aspect here on the blog, the issue of technology, and how it relates to modern times...
  • (Vanity) Did you just see/hear the singing of the National Anthem at the Bears/Falcons game?!?!?!

    09/11/2011 10:15:17 AM PDT · by Blueflag · 45 replies
    Unsung hero who sang ^ | 9/11/11 | Francis Scott Key
    I don't know WHO that guy was/is who sang the national anthem to kick off the game at Chicago stadium, but he SANG (not performed) in the most onwderful way. The crowd was roaring and cheering at his rendition and broke into a great USA USA USA chant ... but Fox broke away to a commercial. Wish I could been there. GREAT day. I don't even care if the Falcons win. Chicago deserves it for picking THAT GUY to sing, and letting him sing it that way. WOW!!!
  • Sao Paulo council calls for Heterosexual Pride Day

    08/03/2011 5:59:50 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August 3, 2011
    SAO PAULO (AP) -- The city council of South America's biggest city has adopted legislation calling for a Heterosexual Pride Day to be celebrated on the third Sunday of each December. Sao Paulo Mayor Gilberto Kassab must sign the legislation for it to become law and has said only that he is studying it. His office declined Wednesday to say whether he supports the proposal.
  • Moscow Reverts to Crude Force to Control the Situation in Kabardino-Balkaria

    07/20/2011 6:29:20 PM PDT · by bruinbirdman · 6 replies
    On July 18, the Russian air force launched a surprise massive military exercise in Kabardino-Balkaria. Fifteen military aircraft are taking part in the exercises, including Su-24, Su-25, Su-27, Su-34, MIG-29 and Tu-22M3 planes, and Mi-24 and Mi-28 helicopters. These are the largest maneuvers in Kabardino-Balkaria in the past 15 years. The only mountainous firing range for the Russian air force was in a dormant state, but the worsening security situation in Kabardino-Balkaria, Georgiaís perceived threat to its breakaway territories of Abkhazia and South Ossetia and the impending Olympic games in Sochi reportedly prompted the Russian military to flex its muscles....
  • Why China Wants South China Sea

    07/18/2011 8:35:07 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 35 replies
    The Diplomat ^ | July 18, 2011 | Tetsuo Kotani
    Why China Wants South China Sea East Asia | Security | China July 18, 2011By Tetsuo Kotani Beijing is interested in more than just energy and fishery resources. The area is also integral to its nuclear submarine strategy. In an effort to underscore its importance to Asia, geostrategist Nicholas Spykman once described it as the ĎAsiatic Mediterranean.í More recently, it has been dubbed the ĎChinese Caribbean.í And, just as Rome and the United States have sought control over the Mediterranean and Caribbean, China now seeks dominance over the South China Sea. Itís clear that Chinaís claims and recent assertiveness have...
  • Homosexual Ideology, Satanic Pride

    07/03/2011 9:45:25 AM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Spero News ^ | 7/3/11 | Luiz Sťrgio Solimeo
    June 11, 2011 saw one more parade to glorify the vice of homosexuality. Dubbed, Europride or Eurogaypride, it was held in Rome, once known as the Eternal City, the center of Catholicism. The expression, ďhomosexual prideĒ summarizes the essence of the homosexual ideology. Let us see how.Pride and revolt against God Sin is a revolt against the order established by God and, therefore, a revolt against the Creator Himself. The more this revolt becomes manifest, the greater is the sin. Man can sin out of weakness and feel shame for his sin and desire to make amends; or he...
  • Boy, 14, arrested on sex charges (Accussed of molesting three school age boys)

    06/28/2011 8:03:15 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 7 replies
    http://www.salina.com ^ | 6-28-2011 | Salina Journal News
    Boy, 14, arrested on sex charges A 14-year-old Salina boy was arrested Sunday, accused of sexually molesting three grade-school-aged boys. Marcus A.M. Hamilton, 2163 Lewis, was being held in the Saline County Juvenile Detention Center Monday after a parent reported to police that inappropriate sexual contact had been observed between Hamilton and the boys in east Salina on Sunday evening, said Capt. Mike Sweeney, of the Salina Police Department. The boys reported that they had had previous sexual contact with Hamilton, Sweeney said.
  • In a first, (Mark) Dayton to attend annual gay and lesbian parade (MN)

    06/24/2011 8:38:25 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 26 replies
    StarTribune.com ^ | 6/24/11 | Mike Kaszuba
    Gov. Mark Dayton will be the first Minnesota governor ever to participate in the Twin Cities annual gay and lesbian parade. The Twin Cities Pride Parade takes place in Minneapolis on Sunday. In a proclamation, the DFL governor proclaimed June ďPride MonthĒ in the state, and noted that Minneapolis was the first city in Minnesota to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.
  • Another Gay Pride Parade Missed

    06/06/2011 11:53:42 AM PDT · by zippythepinhead · 6 replies
    Wisdom of Dave ^ | 06/05/2011 | Wisdom of Dave
    Apparently thousands turned out for the Gay Pride Parade in Salt Lake City, Utah today. I am not sorry to say I was not among them. Men in speedos, drag, and diesel dykes don't appeal to me. Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against these people, just not very accepting of their behind closed doors lifestyle. As a straight white, conservative, Christian male I feel I would be horribly out of place cheering on people with pierced nipples in tights with visible outlines of "packages."
  • The National Anthem sung by five young ladies (ages 6-8)

    05/04/2011 4:24:55 AM PDT · by Robert Drobot · 6 replies
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  • Why We Can Rejoice (but not gloat)...Osama Bin Laden

    Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.(Proverbs 24:17)When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.(Proverbs 11:10)The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.(Psalm 58:10-11)Instant elation has erupted worldwide...
  • Why We Can Rejoice (but not gloat)...Osama Bin Laden

    Rejoice not when thine enemy falleth, and let not thine heart be glad when he stumbleth: Lest the LORD see it, and it displease him, and he turn away his wrath from him.(Proverbs 24:17)When it goeth well with the righteous, the city rejoiceth: and when the wicked perish, there is shouting.(Proverbs 11:10)The righteous shall rejoice when he seeth the vengeance: he shall wash his feet in the blood of the wicked. So that a man shall say, Verily there is a reward for the righteous: verily he is a God that judgeth in the earth.(Psalm 58:10-11)Instant elation has erupted worldwide...
  • Ex-Priest's Ego [Fushek] Caused Break With Church, Says Former Supporter

    04/03/2011 11:16:15 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 9 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 4/2/11 | Benjamin Mann
    Phoenix, Ariz., Apr 2, 2011 / 07:32 am (CNA).- A onetime supporter of the excommunicated and laicized priest Dale Fushek says that his former pastor's new memoir doesn't tell the real story of the man he knew Ė who began as a ďfaithfulĒ and ďholyĒ priest, but was led astray by a sense of self-importance. Fushek has accused Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of Phoenix of wishing for his death and forcing him out of the Church because of a personal grudge. In his new memoir ďThe Unexpected Life,Ē he defends his decision to found a non-Catholic ďworship center,Ē which caused...
  • Resolution and Forgiveness

    03/13/2011 6:22:47 PM PDT · by hawkins · 2 replies
    That Christian Website ^ | 03/13/2011 | Erik Smith
    We all have been there. Itís a great day, everything is going fine, and then someone does something to hurt or offend us. Maybe, itís a co-worker, our boss, a fellow student, a teacher, a clerk in the store, or even a member of our own family who says or does something that injures us physically, mentally, and/or emotionally. Our first instinct, usually, is to feel a bit surprised and angry. We are now at an important crossroads, a significant point of decision. We must now choose what our next response will be. At this ďfork in the road,Ē we...
  • Narcissism No Longer a Psychiatric Disorder (President no longer clinically insane!)

    11/30/2010 9:17:03 AM PST · by mojito · 68 replies · 1+ views
    NYT ^ | 11/29/2010 | Tara Parker-Pope
    Narcissistic personality disorder, characterized by an inflated sense of self-importance and the need for constant attention, has been eliminated from the upcoming manual of mental disorders, which psychiatrists use to diagnose mental illness. As Charles Zanor reports in todayís Science Times, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders ó due out in 2013 and known as D.S.M.-5 ó has eliminated five of the 10 personality disorders that are listed in the current edition. The best known of these is narcissistic personality disorder. It is a puzzle why the manualís committee on personality disorders has decided...
  • George W. Bush knows exactly how to puncture Barack Obama's pride

    11/09/2010 7:05:16 AM PST · by Not gonna take it anymore · 26 replies
    Telegraph ^ | November 9th, 2010 | Will Heaven
    . . . Speaking to James Harding, the former president raised his voice, as if he was addressing a room full of people: ďIf you believe that freedom is universal, then you shouldnít be surprised when people take courageous measures to live in a free society. Then the fundamental question is: what is the role of free nations? Do we stand back and hope or do we stand up and help?Ē And there you have it Ė a clever and delicate put-down from George W. Bush.
  • A Post-Election Resolution

    11/03/2010 12:54:50 AM PDT · by Scanian · 8 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | November 03, 2010 | Steve McCann
    For those of us who believe in American exceptionalism and individual liberty and freedom, the results of the mid-term election have validated our belief in our fellow citizens. This has been, up until November 2, 2010, a dismal twenty months. The people of the United States have seen their President go around the world denigrating the sacrifices that have freed untold millions, and belittling the American inventiveness and can-do spirit that have made lives better for virtually all peoples of the world. The Administration and the 111th Congress have unleashed a torrent of spending threatening to inundate present and future...
  • Court: San Diego wronged firefighters [cannot be forced to participate in gay "pride" parades ]

    10/16/2010 12:50:05 PM PDT · by GonzoII · 36 replies
    One News Now ^ | 10/16/2010 | Charlie Butts
    A court says San Diego firefighters cannot be forced to participate in homosexual "pride" parades -- and that the city's forcing four of them to do so three years ago subjected them to "sexual harassment." Four San Diego firefighters filed suit against the city in 2009 and won in the case surrounding their forced participation in a 2007 "gay pride" parade. The city, however, appealed that decision -- and Alliance Defense Fund attorney Joe Infranco tells OneNewsNow that the appellate court agreed Thursday with the lower court. "[The court found] that they had been sexually harassed by the city's compelling...
  • Toyota Courts Latinos With Free Hispanic Pride Stickers

    09/07/2010 4:14:34 PM PDT · by cougar_mccxxi · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | Published September 07, 2010 | Associated Press
    TORRANCE, Calif. Ė Toyota Motor Corp., hoping to solidify its standing as the top brand for Hispanic buyers in the U.S., is offering drivers a series of stickers that celebrates their Hispanic heritage. The decals contain the phrase "somos muchos," or "we are many," followed by cultures, regions and popular descriptors from all over Latin America, such as "somos muchos Mexicanos" and "somos muchos Hondurenos." The decals, designed to be stuck on bumpers or windows, come in more than 100 different versions and are available in the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
  • A Memory Upgrade for America

    08/29/2010 9:14:30 PM PDT · by stolinsky · 2 replies · 1+ views
    www.stolinsky.com ^ | 08-30-10 | stolinsky
    Recently I upgraded the memory on my computer. It runs Windows Vista and was slow with only 1 gigabyte of memory. I had been told that 2 gigabytes were the minimum for optimum function, but I was lazy. Inertia is a property of matter, but regrettably it is also a property of people. Finally I upgraded the memory to 2 gigabytes. Everything is faster, including word processing and Web surfing. Human beings are not computers ‚ąí except for bureaucrats, that is. But if we stumble along with inadequate memory, everything we do is less efficient. In particular, our knowledge of...
  • 1 dead, 2 injured in Castro shootings (SF Gay Pride Parade Turns Violent)

    06/27/2010 2:00:08 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | June 27, 2010 | Kevin Fagin
    <p>A personal dispute apparently boiled over into deadly violence in the Castro District late Saturday when a 19-year-old man shot three people during gay Pride weekend celebrations, scattering hundreds of horrified revelers.</p> <p>Stephen Powell, 19, was shot at least once in the torso and was pronounced dead at a local hospital, according to the San Francisco Medical Examiner's office.</p>
  • Gay Pride? Or Gay Agenda?

    06/27/2010 9:03:07 AM PDT · by scottfactor · 8 replies · 1+ views
    scottfactor.com ^ | 06/27/2010 | Scott Factor
    On Saturday, the city of St. Petersburg, FL., like many other cities across America, embraced supporters of gay pride and hosted itís annual Gay Pride Parade. The purpose of this parade and what seems to be all gay pride events, is to promote the acceptance of gay people by American society. While I believe that some of what goes on in this parade centers more around public displays of perverse behavior rather than ďprideĒ, I think itís fair that I state that Mardi Gras has become the same public parade of filth and lewd behavior, absent the sexual orientation. If...
  • The Overwhelming Sensation Has Passed

    04/07/2010 5:10:48 PM PDT · by TLittlefella · 23 replies · 633+ views
    I do realize many will read this post and not have any idea of what Iím talking about, but there will be those who full well know what Iím talking about. Over the loudspeakers comes the announcement ďLadies and Gentlemen please rise for our National AnthemĒ. Surrounded by a crowd of thousands I rise, face Old Glory, stand at attention, and place my hand over my heart. The music starts, instantly in the most involuntary way, the sensation overwhelms my body. I have goose bumps and the hair on the back of my neck is standing at attention. A shiver...