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  • Marine’s Wife’s Murder Tied To Sadistic Sex Ring Love Triangle

    07/19/2012 2:14:48 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 9 replies
    CBS/AP) ^ | July 18, 2012 10:50 PM | Carter Evans
    SAN DIEGO (CBS/AP) — One of three suspects charged with murdering a Marine’s wife said she strangled Brittany Killgore, fearing he woman would upend a kinky sex ring by seducing her “Master,” according to search warrants unsealed Wednesday. The comments suggest jealousy was a possible motive in the killing of 22-year-old Brittany Killgore, whose body was found in April near a Southern California lake. A judge ordered the warrants unsealed at the request of news organizations including The Associated Press. Jessica Lopez wrote in a seven-page letter that she believed Killgore was trying to come between her, Louis Ray Perez...
  • "Christians Can't Vote Democrat"

    07/18/2012 9:57:26 AM PDT · by StarCMC · 4 replies
    I should say "Hilarious but true." I wish we could embed videos here, but oh well... Enjoy!
  • Image of 'Virgin Mary' forms in N.J. tree

    07/16/2012 8:09:53 PM PDT · by traumer · 29 replies
    WEST NEW YORK, N.J., July 15 (UPI) -- Hundreds of people are flocking to a New Jersey city to see what they say appears to be the likeness of the Virgin Mary that has formed in a tree. The image formed on a tree trunk near the intersection of 60th Street and Bergenline Avenue in West New York, The Jersey Journal, Jersey City, N.J., reported Friday. Angie Maticorena went to see the picture of the Virgin Mary Thursday, but said she couldn't get too close, because of the crowd. Angus Kennedy from Long Island, but was in West New York...
  • 13 Former Celebrity Scientologists (and some who considered being members but said "no")

    07/16/2012 7:13:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/16/2012 | Kirsten Acuna
    When Katie Holmes filed for divorce from Tom Cruise, not only did she cause one of the biggest breakups in recent Hollywood history, she also created a panic among Scientologists. But Holmes isn't the first big-name celebrity to cause a stir in the church. The long list includes actresses, producers, and singers—some of whom have lashed out at the religion after their fallout. We've compiled the stars who once practiced the religion, those who have spoken out against the church, and those who considered following Scientology. Plus, see who considered joining the religion including Ricky Martin and the King of...
  • Bloomberg Businessweek's ANTI-ROMNEY / MORMON cover (this week's issue)

    07/15/2012 11:43:08 PM PDT · by Lancey Howard · 120 replies
    July 16, 2012 | vanity
  • Michele Bachmann fires off a 16-Page Bombshell to Muslim Congressman, Keith Ellison

    07/15/2012 7:30:47 PM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 19 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 7/15/12 | Shoebat
    Yes, there is a Huma Abedin angle to this story but a certain Muslim Congressman seems to be in the middle of digging himself a bit of a hole. On July 12th, Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Muslim-MN) sent a two-page letter to the five congressmen who sent five separate letters to five separate Inspectors General on June 13th. The June 13th letters raised serious concerns about Muslim Brotherhood infiltration inside the U.S. Government. Among the concerns raised with the OIG at the State Department are the familial connections of Hillary Clinton’s closest aide – Huma Abedin – to the Muslim Brotherhood....
  • Ignorant of Ramadan Etiquette? Here’s Help at Hand

    07/14/2012 8:35:05 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 25 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Saturday, July 14, 2012
    Free Ramadan etiquette workshops to educate western and non-Arab expats in the UAEThe holy month of Ramadan marks a time of reflection, humility and fasting from sunrise to sunset for billions of Muslims around the world each year. For Muslims, Ramadan is the holiest month of the year. It is a month for spiritual reflection, prayer, spending time with family and friends, as well as doing good deeds and being charitable. For non-Muslims in the UAE and other Muslim countries, the 30 days of fasting falling into the month of July and August this year will be about respecting local...
  • "They Ate Their Victims' Brains Raw": Cannibal Cult Arrested for Eating Seven Witch Doctors

    07/14/2012 11:49:07 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 44 replies
    Mirror News ^ | July 13, 2012 | Agency Staff
    "They ate their victims' brains raw": 'Cannibal cult' members arrested after seven 'witch doctors' brutally murdered The cult members are thought to have eaten the witch doctors’ organs in the belief that they would attain supernatural powers and become ‘bulletproof’ Police in Papua New Guinea have unearthed a ‘cannibal cult’ in the jungle thought to be responsible for the murders of seven suspected witch doctors. The 29 cult members allegedly ate their victims' brains raw and made soup from their penises, according to police officials. Madang Police Commander Anthony Wagambie said: “They don’t think they’ve done anything wrong; they admit...
  • Muslim Keith Ellison presses Michelle Bachmann on claims about Huma Abedin

    07/14/2012 9:58:18 AM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 17 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 7/14/12 | Shoebat
    Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN), a Muslim, has ratcheted things up with Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) and four other Congressmen, to include Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-TX) and Trent Franks (R-AZ). In response to letters penned by those five congressmen – which went to various Inspectors General – to include one addressed to the OIG at the State Department (cc: Hillary Clinton), Ellison demanded the evidence / sources behind the claims that Huma Abedin, Deputy Chief of Staff to Clinton, has familial ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. From Ellison’s letter, via Think Progress: In your letters, you allege that (one excerpt): •...
  • [Saint Paul, MN baseball] Saints to change name for a game on atheist night

    07/13/2012 10:44:21 PM PDT · by Hunton Peck · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 13, 2012, 5:12 PM EDT | unattributed
    ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) -- The St. Paul Saints plan to change their name for a game sponsored by atheist groups. The American Association minor league club will call itself the "Mr. Paul Aints" when they host the Amarillo Sox on Aug. 10. The Minnesota Atheists and American Atheists suggested the promotion to tie in with a regional atheist conference in town that weekend. The game's billing...
  • Raymond Ibrahim: Sodomy "For the Sake of Islam"

    07/13/2012 11:16:13 AM PDT · by yank in the UK · 25 replies
    Jihadwatch ^ | Raymond
    Not only did the original "underwear bomber" Abdullah Hassan al-Asiri hide explosives in his rectum to assassinate Saudi Prince Muhammad bin Nayef—they met in 2009 after the 22-year-old Asiri "feigned repentance for his jihadi views"—but this "holy-warrior" apparently had fellow jihadists repeatedly sodomize him to "widen" his anus to fit the explosives—and all in accordance with the fatwas of Islamic clerics.
  • Sodomy, the new jihadi training method?

    07/12/2012 6:24:51 PM PDT · by Decombobulator · 52 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | 07/12/2012
    OTTAWA - Being sodomized is acceptable in Islam if the goal is to carry out jihad, according to a cleric on a new video making the rounds online. In a video posted on YouTube last month, and as reported by the New York-based think-tank Gatestone Institute more recently, cleric Abu al-Dema al-Qasab's instructions include details on how to carry out a successful suicide bombing mission by hiding explosives in the bomber's anus. "However, to undertake this jihadi approach you must agree to be sodomized for a while to widen your anus so it can hold the explosives," al-Dema al-Qasab tells...
  • One Nation Under Government — Not Under God

    07/12/2012 6:52:58 AM PDT · by sunny48 · 9 replies ^ | July 11, 2012 | Phyllis Schlafly
    When Barack Obama promised to “fundamentally transform the United States” we could not have anticipated the extreme transformations he would seek. The evidence is rolling in that he is determined to transform America into a totally secular land where religion is permitted only within the walls of a church, but is banned in every public place, public gathering and public school. Obama tipped us off to his animosity to religious Americans when, campaigning in San Francisco in 2008, he insulted religious people in small towns. He said, they “get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people...
  • Ad Campaign Showing Dwindling Palestinian Territory Deemed ‘Anti-Israel’ By Jewish Leaders

    07/12/2012 4:18:58 AM PDT · by NoKoolAidforMe · 5 replies
    CBS New York ^ | 07-12-12 | CBS New York
    WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A seemingly endless debate over politics, religion and territory is coming to a train station near you. An explosive ad about Israel is now igniting a firestorm of controversy. The display shows shrinking Palestinian territory in Israel over the years and refers to 4.7 million Palestinians there as refugees. The ads are appearing in 50 Metro-North stations. At the train station in White Plains, the politically-charged ad was raising eyebrows. “That’s quite amazing if you ask me,” one man told CBS 2′s Scott Rapoport. Some Jewish leaders said they were concerned. “I think the ad...
  • Church of Scientology believe Tom Cruise has 'telekinetic and telepathic powers'

    07/11/2012 3:30:34 PM PDT · by SilvieWaldorfMD · 52 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 7/11/12 | Daily Mail Reporter
    The Church Of Scientology allegedly believes it's most famous celebrity convert Tom Cruise has telekinetic and telepathic powers, it has been reported. Tom, 50, is the most famous follower of the religion and an investigation by Rolling Stone back in 2006 revealed that he had reached an advanced level of Scientology and was known as an ‘Operating Thetan’ or an ‘OT’. The author of the investigation, Janet Reitman, explained that OTs ‘have total control over themselves and their environment.
  • Graphics: Liberal Logic 101

    07/09/2012 3:54:52 PM PDT · by opineapple · 20 replies
    More At: Liberal Logic 101
  • Woman's Execution Over Adultery 'un-Islamic and Inhuman'

    07/08/2012 6:31:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    The National ^ | Jul 9, 2012
    A video showing the public execution of a 22-year-old woman accused of adultery in Afghanistan has been condemned by the government as un-Islamic and inhuman. The video shows her being shot repeatedly in the back in front of a crowd of men in Qol village in Parwan province just north of the capital Kabul. The woman, named as Najiba, was married to a member of a Taliban militant group and was accused of adultery with a Taliban commander, said Roshna Khalid, a Parwan provincial spokeswoman, yesterday. "Within one hour they decided that she was guilty and sentenced her to death....
  • The Neighbors Side Of The Story Regarding The Phoenix Pastors Church Meetings At His Home

    07/08/2012 8:33:47 AM PDT · by trailhkr1 · 52 replies
    Phoenis Times ^ | 1-17-2008 | Sarah Fenske
    Actually this is an old story that has been going on for some time. Turns out the neighbors, not the city was the ones who had the beef with Michael Salman. Guy really ticked off his neighbors who all sided against him. From the story: But then Salman announced that he was planning to build a church right there in his backyard. He talked about not just Sunday services, but weeknight Bible studies, a workout room and basketball court, even a Christian day care center. "He gave us a lecture on the fact that all of us were going to...
  • Black Pastors Group: Pride in Obama Has Turned to Shame

    07/07/2012 2:38:54 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Friday, 06 Jul 2012 11:25 PM | Todd Beamon
    A coalition of African-American pastors is calling on blacks to boycott President Barack Obama and sign a petition demanding that the administration withdraw support for gay marriage. The group, the 1,300-member Coalition of African-American Pastors, says it was snubbed by Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder when it demanded a meeting to discuss same-sex unions. The group had requested the meeting last month. “By embracing gay marriage, President Obama is leading the country down an immoral path,” Rev. William Owens, president of the Memphis-based coalition, said on Friday, The Washington Examiner reports. “Some things are bigger than the next election.”...
  • Rare White Buffalo Born Lakota and Others to Gather for White Buffalo Naming Ceremony

    07/07/2012 12:09:53 PM PDT · by freedommom · 17 replies
    indiancountrytodaymedianetwork ^ | July 4th 2012 | Gale Courey Toensing
    In the rolling meadow below Mohawk Mountain in the northwest corner of Connecticut, a white buffalo baby trots alongside his massive mother, his whiteness highlighted against her dark brown winter fur that is still molting in the summer heat. The white buffalo or bison—Tatanka Ska in the Sioux language—was born June 16, at 1 p.m. on Peter Fay’s Mohawk Bison ranch in Goshen, Connecticut. Although Fay is not a Native and was only vaguely familiar with the story of the White Buffalo Calf Woman and the white buffalo as a spiritual symbol of sacred life and abundance to the Lakota...