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  • God and Jerusalem

    09/14/2012 6:37:28 AM PDT · by Jimmy4Toes
    Townhall.com ^ | 09/14/2012 | Thomas Sowell
    Who would have thought that God and Jerusalem would become controversial issues at this year's Democratic National Convention? Previous Democratic Party platforms had mentioned God and referred to Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. After both were initially missing from this year's platform, someone apparently realized that this was likely to raise questions about Democrats that they could ill afford to have raised in an election year. So the convention faced a vote on whether to restore God and Jerusalem to their party's platform. Rather than risk a roll-call vote from the delegates, the chair called for a voice vote....
  • Connellsville (PA) businessman supporting school’s decision to not move Ten Commandments display

    09/14/2012 4:22:23 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 8 replies
    WPXI ^ | September 14, 2012
    CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. — School district leaders have delayed moving a controversial Ten Commandments display outside a junior high school indefinitely. Board members said it will stay put, and they are looking at all of their options to determine how to move forward. The monument is outside the Connellsville Area Junior High School. A student's parent and Americans United for the Separation of Church and State have each asked the district to take down the monument. In a statement, the group said the First Amendment gives parents the right to tell their children what religion to choose and not public schools....
  • Washington's Katie Walker weds Archduke Imre of Austria

    09/14/2012 3:25:46 AM PDT · by iowamark · 15 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 09/11/2012 | Roxanne Roberts, Amy Argetsinger
    Save for the parade of stupendous hats, there was little to alert passersby to the royal wedding Saturday morning in downtown Washington. The bride: Katie Walker, 26, a Cincinnati native who until recently was communications director for Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Arlington. The groom: Archduke Imre of Austria, also 26, great-grandson of Charles, the last ruler of the Austro-Hungarian empire. Right now you’re thinking, “Wow. How’d she find an archduke?” Well, by going to church. Ken Wolfe, a friend of the bride who sang in the Gregorian chant group at her wedding, tells us the couple met two...
  • Fiorito: Light Candle, or Curse the Darkness, or Both (Santeria)

    09/13/2012 10:52:31 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Toronto Star ^ | Sunday September 09, 2012 | Joe Fiorito
    On patrol the other day, along Eglinton Ave. just east of Dufferin, I passed St. Simon’s Religious Supply Store. I am not fond of religion, but I do like the supplies. I have a relic in the form of a shred of cotton from a garment of Brother André, late of Montreal. I also keep a medal of St. Catherine of Siena with my car keys, a logical place if you think, like she did and I do, that the way to heaven is heaven. St. Simon’s is not about those kind of supplies. It is, however, a place for...
  • Video: Egypt's Mursi implicated in murder of U.S. Ambassador?

    09/13/2012 9:17:04 AM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 7 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 9/13/12 | Walid Shoebat
    There have been questions raised about whether the attack on the U.S. Embassy in Libya was done in conjunction with the attacks on the Embassy in Cairo. This video brings us closer to answering that question. In fact, it not only points to the same attackers but possibly to Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi himself. Fast forward to the 1:15 mark in this video (if you don’t understand Arabic). Watch as the raw footage of a firefight in Benghazi is taking place. The news report loops the relevant portion of an exchange between gunmen, in which one can be heard, saying,...
  • One of Culprits behind Egyptian Embassy attack scheduled to visit U.S. next week

    09/13/2012 5:41:23 AM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 7 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 9/13/12 | Walid Shoebat
    The attacks on U.S. Embassies had very little to do with the latest film and much more to do with the old story of the Muhammad Cartoon and the failure of Muslims to prosecute internationally the culprits who drew the Muhammad cartoons. This will be another attempt to change the laws globally. Wisam Abdul Waris of Dar Al-Hekma (House of Wisdom) – about whom the Nour Salafist party announced publicly that its call to demonstrate was in support of – began a call to push for the passage of laws to be placed in the Egyptian Constitution – as well...
  • Karzai, Muslim Brotherhood Condemn Anti-Islam Movie (Not Attacks)

    09/12/2012 10:47:44 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 7 replies
    WSJ ^ | 9/12/12 | NATHAN HODGE and HABIB KHAN TOTAKHIL in Kabul and MATT BRADLEY
    Afghan President Hamid Karzai and Egypt's ruling Muslim Brotherhood Wednesday angrily denounced a U.S.-produced film harshly critical of the Prophet Muhammad, raising fears that a new wave of violent protests will follow Tuesday's attacks on U.S. diplomatic installations in Cairo and Benghazi, Libya. Shortly after news emerged that the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three other American diplomats were killed in Benghazi, the Afghan presidential palace released a statement condemning the "desecrating act" by the makers of the film, saying that its release "stoked interfaith enmity and confrontation, and badly impacted the peaceful coexistence between human beings."
  • "Piss Christ": When anti-religious art projects were ok and FUNDED by the US Government

    09/12/2012 6:59:58 AM PDT · by icwhatudo · 10 replies
    NEA info ^ | 9-12-12
    On the anniversary of 9-11, Muslims have attacked U.S. diplomatic compounds in Egypt and Libya. The attacks have resulted in the death the U.S. ambassador to Libya and three of his staff. US Embassies in Algeria and Tunisia are warning about additional protests. The attacks have come in response to a film critical of muhammad, the founder of islam. In response to the attacks, President Obama began his statement with the line: "While the United States rejects efforts to denigrate the religious beliefs of others,..." Really? Isn't this the same government that funded "Piss Christ"? From wiki: "Piss Christ is...
  • Will Moslems Next Burn The British Embassy Based On What Churchill Said About Mohammed?

    "How dreadful are the curses which Mohammedanism lays on its votaries! Besides the fanatical frenzy, which is as dangerous in a man as hydrophobia in a dog, there is this fearful fatalistic apathy. The effects are apparent in many countries, improvident habits, slovenly systems of agriculture, sluggish methods of commerce and insecurity of property exist wherever the followers of the Prophet rule or live. A degraded sensualism deprives this life of its grace and refinement, the next of its dignity and sanctity. The fact that in Mohammedan law every woman must belong to some man as his absolute property, either...
  • Never Let The Left Allow You To Forget What Happened On 9/11

    09/11/2012 10:59:41 AM PDT · by OneVike · 7 replies
    GATE ^ | 9/11/12 | Chuck Wolk
    Those who forget their past, will inevitably repeat the same mistakes over and over again. Democrats have short memories, because they continually forget what happens when they run the country, and thus they try to do the same thing every time they are in power. So if we do not ever want to see another day like December 7, 1941 or September 11, 2001, then we must remove Obama and his cohorts in the Senate from power, just as we removed their fellow Democrats from power in the House in 2010. It has been 11 years since the cowardly,...
  • 9/11 Bombshell Report: 3000 Americans for Three Saudi Princes

    09/11/2012 8:26:06 AM PDT · by Ben Barrack · 64 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 9/10/12 | Walid Shoebat
    Conspiracy theories about 9/11 are in abundance. Some even believe that it was an “inside job”. We reject this notion completely. However, it is becoming increasingly obvious that the Bush administration made a conscious and very ill-advised decision not to go after the real perpetrators of the attacks – Saudi Government officials, Princes, and wealthy financiers. The accounts of the deaths of three Saudi Princes in particular don’t just border on absurd; they cross the line into absurdity. Foul play is the only logical conclusion. On the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Americans should come to grips with the...
  • ‘Grandma not in heaven’ boy reports

    09/10/2012 1:50:39 PM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 55 replies
    APPLE VALLEY, Minn. — Four-year-old Jeremy Werdt says he went to heaven during emergency spleen surgery, and his testimony of seeing Jesus and deceased relatives thrilled his Christian family and landed him a book contract. Then Jeremy revealed to his family that Wanda Spencer, his maternal grandmother, was not in heaven after all. “To have Jeremy back and talking about this amazing experience of being with the Lord was the most wonderful day of our lives,” says his mother, Brenda. “He named all the relatives he’d seen and we just sat there crying. Then, after a while, we realized...
  • Poll Numbers Look Discouraging, But This Is My Father's World

    09/09/2012 8:25:14 AM PDT · by SarahPalin2012 · 10 replies
    (Version by Fernando Ortega from album Night of Your Return) "This is my Father's world O let me ne'r forget That though the wrong seems oft so strong God is the Ruler Yet This is my Father's world The Battle is not done Jesus who died SHALL BE SATISFIED And earth and Heaven be Won."
  • Why We Are Afraid, A 1400 Year Secret, by Dr Bill Warner

    09/08/2012 11:12:19 AM PDT · by wtd · 29 replies
    YouTube ^ | Aug 31, 2012 | Dr. Bill Warner, CSPI
    The history of Islam is based on numbers and facts that you may not see anywhere else and explains why we may be afraid to see Islam for what it is based on its own doctrine and practice.
  • What a Wonderful World - David Attenborough (youtube video)

    09/07/2012 5:04:41 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 5 replies
    Youtube.com ^ | 9/7/2012
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  • (Vanity) A Face In The Clouds. What do you see?

    09/07/2012 12:21:43 PM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 153 replies
    Me,myself and I
    Ok so yesterday as I'm driving along I look up and I see a face in the clouds. It's very defined. You can see eyes, a nose, cheeks, etc. First I'll post a picture below without the face circled to see if you can spot it. Next here's a link with it circled for those not able to see. Click here to see the face circled.
  • The DNC's "Abortion Convention"

    09/07/2012 11:36:36 AM PDT · by Wolf13 · 7 replies
    The 2012 Democrat Convention turned into "The Abortion Convention"
  • Need Help - But It Is A Sign Of Progress!

    09/06/2012 12:20:53 PM PDT · by CincyRichieRich · 4 replies
    9-6-12 | Self
    I'll be brief. I had a very successful talk w/ my minister who I've been seeing walk down a path of "social justice"...you know what I mean. But, had a long talk and a very fruitful one at that. I now have a job of keeping him informed...caveat is the sources for such information need to primary, not seconary or less - this is because to convince some congregants, this needs to be so as we really have a mixed congregation racially and politically... One change for example is I pointed out that the work requirement being by edict removed...
  • Muslim Inbreeding: Impacts on intelligence, sanity, health and society .

    09/06/2012 9:34:46 AM PDT · by ThinkingBuddha · 39 replies
    www.rightsidenews.com ^ | 8/10/2010 | Nicolai Sennels
    Massive inbreeding within the Muslim culture during the last 1.400 years may have done catastrophic damage to their gene pool. The consequences of intermarriage between first cousins often have serious impact on the offspring's intelligence, sanity, health and on their surroundings The most famous example of inbreeding is in ancient Egypt, where several Pharaonic dynasties collapsed after a couple of hundred years. In order to keep wealth and power within the family, the Pharaohs often married their own sister or half-sister and after a handful of generations the offspring were mentally and physically unfit to rule. Another historical example is...
  • Verily I say unto thee That this night before the cock crow thou shalt deny me thrice AT THE DNC

    09/06/2012 7:11:22 AM PDT · by Clint N. Suhks · 27 replies
    ME | 9/6/12 | Vanity
    Is that what happened at the convention last night? Three times Antonio Villaraigosa called for a voice vote on the changes to add God to their platform and each time the no votes seemed to have it. Was Jesus denied three times? REALLY? WAS THAT MONTY PYTHON WE WERE WATCHING? Got irony much?