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  • Mob Rule Demands in Higher Education

    11/12/2015 7:13:38 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/12/15 | Dr. Ileana Johnson Paugh
    College has become a very expensive place where Christianity, conservatism, the American flag, and the Constitution of the United States of America are not welcome anymore but Islam, atheism, communism, and environmentalism are invited “The people that hate this country, people that despise it, people who grew up being taught what a rotten place this was all the way back in the sixties through today are running the country now.” – Rush I’ve always suspected that in higher education football was king and liberal arts programs were more about socialist indoctrination than about education. There are exceptions in science majors...
  • Gender unicorn: fantasy definitions and sexes validate feelings

    11/05/2015 7:27:24 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/05/15 | A. Dru Kristenev
    The confusion induced in these youngsters is producing one effect – the demolition of social mores and, eventually, society itself. All of it based on a fantasy of language, animal allusions and contrived sexes Efforts to infiltrate fifth and sixth grade health courses with additional classifications of sex are popping up in public schools. With the help of unfettered political correctness, the Genderbread Person and the Gender Unicorn corrupt not only the English language but the basic biology of mankind. (I suppose using the Biblical reference of “mankind” will raise hackles among the super-sensitive “gender” police.) But let’s get one...
  • What It's Like To Be a Transgender 6-Year-Old Girl,

    10/31/2015 7:36:25 PM PDT · by napscoordinator · 69 replies
    People ^ | 31 October 2015 | JENNIFER HEYDE
    To keep up with the adventures of the Keswani family, visit It's been a big year for the transgender community, thanks in large part to Caitlyn Jenner. But not every member of the community is 66: Devina Keswani, the youngest of three children in PEOPLE's new web series, The Keswanis: A Most Modern Family, and a proud Girl Scout, is just 6. "One [of my classmates] hates transgender, and he hates me because I'm transgender," Devina says, adding, "Before that he liked me, but now he hates me. He spits at me and pushes me."
  • Why I Was Wrong About Socialism

    10/29/2015 8:48:34 AM PDT · by 100American · 12 replies ^ | Published on Oct 24, 2015 | Stefan Molyneux
    Explains the mindset of someone who has escaped.... Not fanatical, one of if not the best video I have ever seen to explain the foundation of their mindset.. Cool guy and easy listen Brilliant! Cheers!
  • What political correctness has wrought

    10/26/2015 6:29:10 PM PDT · by 100American · 8 replies ^ | Sunday, October 25, 2015 | By Robert Knight
    Revolutionaries such as John Dewey, Margaret Mead, Margaret Sanger, Herbert Marcuse and Wilhelm Reich, all of whom waxed poetically about the Soviet Union, inspired progressive educational and social policies that weakened support for organized religion, marital fidelity and the family while empowering the state. With the help of like-minded people in Hollywood, they hammered away at social conventions of all kinds. The weapons of choice were radical individualism and moral relativism, which they peddled on college campuses to credulous liberal faculty who passed it on to their students. By the time the 1960s rolled around, with the advent of the...
  • Big Banks to Americas Firms: We Dont Want Your Cash

    10/24/2015 7:06:58 PM PDT · by Jack Hydrazine · 33 replies
    GoogTube ^ | 22OCT2015 | Gary Franchi
    U.S. banks are going to new lengths to ward off a surprising threat to their financial health: big cash deposits.
  • A few transgender students tie school districts in knots over locker rooms

    10/23/2015 9:28:43 PM PDT · by 100American · 72 replies ^ | October 23, 2015 6:51 am | Chicago Tribune Across America, public schools are faced with a challenge almost unheard of a generation ago: dealing with a student population that isn't sorted neatly into boys and girls. A small but growing number of students and their families are demanding that schools make accommodations for transgender youths, who were born with the body parts of one gender but identify with the other. Which bathrooms should they use? Should they play for the boys sports teams or the girls? Where should they change clothes and shower after gym class or athletic events? Palatine-based Township High School District 211 is prepared...
  • Is Justin Trudeau the sexiest politician in the world?

    10/20/2015 9:48:07 AM PDT · by 100American · 34 replies ^ | | MIKEY SMITH
    Last night, Canada elected genuine heartthrob Justin Trudeau , kicking off what has to be the sexiest political dynasty since the Kennedys. Justin is the son of former Prime Minister Pierre-Elliot Trudeau, himself a bit of a hunk with a loyal and devoted following back in the 70s. Trudeau Jr has luscious brown hair, spellbinding eyes and eyebrows that, we're reliably informed, are "entirely on point." And let's face it, he takes care of himself. He's been known to consider his shirt optional, revealing a chiselled physique a very manly tattoo. Not only that, but he once challenged a Conservative...
  • Hillary - The Queen Bee...

    10/19/2015 2:05:15 PM PDT · by 100American · 9 replies ^ | October 2015 | Adam Galinsky and Maurice Schweitzer
    Meow! Queen bees: When women exclude women Similarity attracts. Over a hundred years of social-science research reveals that people prefer to associate with people like themselves. In hiring and promoting employees, people select people who went to the same schools they did, grew up in the same towns, think like them . . . and belong to the same gender. This is an almost universal truth, except for what we call the queen bee. In nature, bees epitomize cooperation, with one exception: queen beesthe rulers of the hive. They dont cooperate; they compete. And as they compete, they can sting....
  • Oprah made a huge bet on Weight Watchers, and the stock EXPLODED 105%

    10/19/2015 1:44:39 PM PDT · by 100American · 16 replies
    Weight Watchers shares are going bonkers. The stock jumped 105% following news that Oprah Winfrey made a big bet on the company. But given the magnitude of the rally, there may be more than just the "Oprah effect." Look out below, she fixin to Explode!!!
  • What 'Game of Thrones' Says About America

    10/13/2015 11:11:47 AM PDT · by fwdude · 49 replies ^ | September 23, 2015 | Jim Denison
    HBO's Game of Thrones won the Emmy Award last Sunday for Best Drama. What does its popularity say about us? Writing for The Atlantic, Christopher Orr recently asked, "Why does the show feature so much sexual violence?" (his italics). Fans claim that Game of Thrones merely reflects the novels on which it is based. But Orr notes that the show's writers "have gone out of their way, time and time again, to ramp up the sexual violence well beyond their source material." Why? What do the show's producers know about our society? Pornography sites receive more regular traffic than Twitter,...
  • I Love My Guns

    10/07/2015 7:20:35 AM PDT · by Paul46360 · 26 replies
    Folks, weve got a problem. I love firearms, I do. Im trained in their use, Im skilled in their use, Im trained in safety, and Im a responsible firearm owner. And this is a message to responsible firearm owners. People, at some point, were going to have to come to the conclusion that were going to need to get guns away from people who shouldnt have them.
  • Communicators Phasers Replicators Cloaking Device Impulse Drive and the Borg

    10/03/2015 5:56:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/03/15 | Dr. Robert Owens
    Technology also offers the prospect of transforming our societies and cultures in ways we need to examine unless we intend to fly into the future blind In many ways I have always been a dystopian believing that the inevitable rise of a future technology enhanced totalitarian state will regiment and control a society that is as dehumanizing and as unpleasant as possible. I was influenced by early and repeated readings of such works as 1984, The Brave New World, A Clockwork Orange, and the Iron Heel. I was also influenced by the History of the Twentieth Century and the steady...
  • Play it again: One fans quest to save old video games

    09/16/2015 5:18:34 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 6 replies
    Special To The Japan Times ^ | Sep 16, 2015 | David Kracker
    We now recognize the late Yasujiro Ozu as one of Japans finest film directors, but his early works are lost to history, victims of a time when cinema was seen as disposable entertainment and not an art form worth saving. Joseph Redon doesnt want the same thing to happen to video games. You wouldnt classify opera as old music. Its classical music. Video games are the same. These titles are classics and should be valued as such. Even a lousy game hints at how the medium evolved so we must preserve everything, not just the best sellers. A network engineer...
  • Living In Acirema

    09/10/2015 6:15:55 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/10/15 | Ray DiLorenzo
    Constitution is holding us back. People decide their gender. Criminals are victims of an unjust society. Human institutions, tried and proven after countless millennia declared no longer valid Thanks to liberals we now live in a Bizarro world, like that created by DC Comics. Everything appears backwards, upside down, inside out. Laws of economics are canceled. Climate is now created by mankind, not natural processes. Nature no longer abhors a vacuum, but welcomes it. The Constitution is holding us back. People decide their gender. Criminals are victims of an unjust society. Human institutions, tried and proven after countless millennia declared...
  • Day of The Lord-Obadiah

    09/06/2015 8:56:35 PM PDT · by Shery · 1 replies
    youtube ^ | 8/13/2015 | Jacob Prasch This actual message was given while Bush & Tony Blair were still in office, but it might as well be today.
  • The difference between Republicans and Democrats

    09/02/2015 4:05:52 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 2, 2015 | Robert Leonard,
    "The difference between Republicans and Democrats is that Republicans believe people are fundamentally bad, while Democrats see people as fundamentally good." With that philosophical premise, former Oklahoma Rep. J.C. Watts (R) isolated the differences between members of the two political parties in the clearest manner I've ever heard, and the implications of his statement are considerable, as it explains many Republican policies for at least a generation. Watts made the remarks in Pella, Iowa, while stumping for Sen. Rand Paul's (R-Ky.) presidential bid prior to the Iowa caucuses. Watts drew the nation's attention first as the quarterback who led the...
  • Zis Is What I Call Social Madness

    08/31/2015 12:33:20 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies ^ | August 31, 2015 | Michael Brown
    In the latest example of social madness, Rickey Hall, the vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion at the University of Tennessee-Knoxville, is calling on all students to use gender inclusive pronouns like ze, hir, zir, xe, xem and xyr in order to make the campus welcoming and inclusive for all. On another front, Bruce Caitlyn Jenner has said that he would like to date a man so that he could be treated like a woman. But his suggestion was rebuffed by interviewer and friend Jenny Boylan who replied, Caitlyn Jenner, you are a normal woman right now, today. You dont...
  • Our Proximity to the Tribulation

    08/02/2015 3:54:30 AM PDT · by SkyPilot · 84 replies
    Rapture Ready ^ | 31 July 15 | Matt Ward
    Futurism is when experts make educated, knowledgeable predictions about where humanity is going in the future. It is a growing and important field used by many national and transnational organizations to help give them an edge over competitors. The military is deeply involved in futurism, trying to gain an advantage over future potential enemies. Banks and hedge funds, also for similar reasons. Nation-states and governments spend substantial amounts of money in futurist-orientated research each year. Futurists examine trends and attempt to extrapolate where these trends may lead. It is a fascinating field and anybody who spends any time looking at...
  • Who Said America Isn't Great

    07/15/2015 9:33:34 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies ^ | July 15, 2015 | John Nantz
    Matt Walsh, thats who. So, who is Matt Walsh? Some pinko-commie? A left-wing tenured professor lurking in the halls of academe? Perhaps he's a lunatic, trans-racial fraud tortured by the white guilt boogey man? No, hes a conservative Catholic blogger with a big following. Walsh recently penned a column entitled, No, America Is Not a Great Nation. The concept of American greatness is perennially under attack from elements of the Left. However, it has become fashionable for certain pundits on the Right to join the Left in the funeral dirge. American politics and government, specifically the entrenched Left-wing bureaucracy, are...
  • Preppers: Meet the paranoid Americans awaiting the apocalypse

    07/13/2015 8:20:26 AM PDT · by PROCON · 106 replies ^ | July 12, 2015 | Rod O'Connor
    BY ALL APPEARANCES, Bob Valenti is your average upwardly mobile suburbanite. The 40-something father of two has a couple of advanced degrees and a high-paying job at a high-flying technology company. He has an aggressive retirement plan and plenty socked away in college funds for his kids. As of last year, he also has a plan for surviving the end of the world as we know it. A few years ago, Valenti (who asked that his real name not be used, for reasons that will be clear soon enough) and his wife traded their Chicago townhouse for a gorgeous $800,000...
  • What this young educated black female has to say about liberal racists

    You have to hear what this young black educated female has to say about the liberals and Democrats. Needless to say, I am very impressed by this young woman:
  • America's Extreme Makeover Is Socialism In Action

    06/27/2015 5:55:18 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies ^ | June 27, 2015 | Jeff Crouere
    The pace of change impacting the United States of America is accelerating at an alarming rate. This week the Supreme Court bolstered Obamacare by rewriting the law and sanctioning the subsidies that are the centerpiece of the program. On Friday, by a 5-4 margin, the justices legalized gay marriage in all 50 states. This sweeping decision rendered meaningless the vote of Americans in states across the nation. In essence, these Supreme Court justices, a majority appointed by Republicans, have become a leading force in advancing the liberal agenda. According to research from the New York Times, 54% of the rulings...
  • The New Shut Up Culture

    06/16/2015 1:13:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies ^ | June 16, 2015 | Jon Schwebbe
    (Disclaimer: The author of this piece is a white, middle class, heterosexual, Christian male. Please disregard all opinions below because PRIVILEGE.) A friend texted me the other day about abortion. Previously, she was very pro-choice. However, after reading up on the horrors of abortion and how women are negatively affected, she realized that she was actually pro-life. She told me she felt convicted in her new belief, but she was afraid to speak out about it because “people are too mean.” She's right. People are mean. If she expressed her opinion publicly, there's no doubt she would be ruthlessly attacked...
  • The Challenge: Persecuted Christians

    06/12/2015 3:19:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies ^ | June 12, 2015 | Rebecca Hagelin
    Editors note: This column was co-authored by Kristin Carey. Every Western Christian knows it: the feeling that comes when eyes turn away from us, when quiet scoffing and silent anger sweep over us. We know that feeling when we turn down vices, or bring up hopes, or steadily stick to outdated morals. They (those who roll their eyes or keep their distance) hear we are Christians and assume we are some mix of naive, boring, closed-minded, prejudiced, and hypocritical. They ask us, again and again, not to judge themwe feel misunderstood. In this us vs. them mentality, Christians are pre-judged...
  • Bystander Nation

    06/12/2015 9:19:29 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/12/15 | Michael Shannon
    Lefts Bystander Nation. Let the authorities and experts handle it, while you mind your own business. Individual responsibility is something for cowboys from Oklahoma For all intents and purposes the Savopoulos family were good, civicminded residents of Washington, DC. Savvas, and his wife Amy, were active in charitable causes and contributed $51,800 to both Republican and Democrat candidates since 2006. The Daily Mail reports that even though Savopoulos was very wealthy he didnt surround himself with bodyguards or other security and the family didnt hesitate to open the door when someone knocked. When you live near Vice President Joe Shotgun...
  • Conflicted We Stand About IslamBut We Dont Have To

    06/01/2015 8:37:53 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/01/15 | Dr. Brad Lyles
    Our fallen heroes, our country, and our civilization deserve no less, no less than our best efforts and no less than our best sense Any reasonable stance about the nature of Islam invites both reasoned and unreasoned Commentary, and from all sides of the spectrum of belief systems. When discussing Islam it seems as if the perspectives were stuck with are those of the mink-wearervs. the mink. Certainly these two perspectives cannot be reconciled. So it seems with the nature of Islam. Even when we boot irrational arguments from the room, many legitimate but diametrically opposed arguments remain standing.
  • This is your brain on Whiteness: The invisible psychology of white American ignorance explained

    05/23/2015 12:14:57 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 113 replies
    Salon ^ | May 22, 2015 | Chauncey DeVega
    Earlier this week, outlaw motorcycle clubs engaged in a daylight gun battle in Waco, Texas. This combat involved hundreds of people. The mall where the riot occurred was left resembling a war zone, with hundreds of spent bullet cartridges strewn about, broken bodies everywhere, and police and other local municipal services overwhelmed. By the end of melee, nine outlaws were dead, 18 wounded, and at least 165 people were arrested; 120 guns were recovered at the crime scene. In late April and early May, African-American young people protested the killing of Freddie Gray by the Baltimore police. Those peaceful protests...
  • Making Sense of Today's World

    05/18/2015 7:56:41 PM PDT · by Yomin Postelnik · 10 replies
    5/18/15 | Yomin Postelnik
    Maybe someone can explain this. Making sense of this can't be easy. The question is whether or not it can be done and even greater, whether it should. How did society come to a point in which a person can sue for forced abortions on minority children and be lauded as an advocate? Isn't this something that anyone on the most basic of levels, and I'm talking real basic over here, should find loathsome and disgusting? At the same time, a person who says that the life of a potential or developing baby is worth more than that of a...
  • Poor Little Rich Women

    05/18/2015 1:15:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 26 replies
    The New York Times' Sunday Review ^ | May 16, 2015 | Wednesday Martin
    WHEN our family moved from the West Village to the Upper East Side in 2004, seeking proximity to Central Park, my in-laws and a good public school, I thought it unlikely that the neighborhood would hold any big surprises. For many years I had immersed myself through interviews, reviews of the anthropological literature and participant-observation in the lives of women from the Amazon basin to sororities at a Big Ten school. I thought I knew from foreign. Then I met the women I came to call the Glam SAHMs, for glamorous stay-at-home-moms, of my new habitat. My culture...
  • Newton's Telescope and Hubble - Objectivity #16 (VIDEO)

    05/12/2015 7:44:59 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 6 replies ^ | 4-20-2015 | Objectivity
    With the 25th anniversary of The Hubble Space Telescope fast approaching, Brady and Keith look at a priceless artefact - Sir Isaac Newton's very own reflecting telescope.
  • Exactly a Yard - Objectivity #19 (VIDEO)

    05/12/2015 7:25:55 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 2 replies ^ | 5-12-2015 | Objectivity
    Brady and Keith look at some of The Royal Society's collection of standard weights and measures - including a particularly special one that even Keith had never unpacked before!
  • 1 womb, 2 dads: Judge rules man must only support one twin, report says

    05/07/2015 2:52:50 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 38 replies ^ | May 7, 2015
    PATERSON The man who was believed to have fathered twin girls in Passaic County actually only fathered one of them, according to a precedent-setting ruling by a Superior Court judge. It's the first paternity case in New Jersey and only the third nationwide to feature two different fathers for a set of twins. Judge Sohail Mohammed ruled that a man identified only as "A.S." was off the hook for child support payments to one of the twins after DNA testing determined he fathered one with 99.9 percent certainty but could not have been the father of the other.
  • A "Gift" That Keeps On Taking

    05/05/2015 1:05:16 PM PDT · by Ohioan · 10 replies ^ | May 1, 2015 | William Flax
    Almost everyone has heard the phrase, "a gift that keeps on giving"; a reference to a charitable undertaking that encourages beneficiaries in the direction of self-reliance & personal responsibility. Such a gift is likely to involve recognition of important aspects of human nature--a concept or concepts that encourage individuals to identify & employ actual talents--that inspire beneficiaries to solve real problems, rather than look to others to solve those problems for them.
  • A Nation of Sharecroppers, the "Rental Society" ~ Vanity

    05/01/2015 12:43:00 PM PDT · by GraceG · 24 replies
    Is it just me or does it seem to me that inthe last 10 years maybe longer that the overwhelming pressure in society is to become a "rental" based economy vs. an "ownership" economy? We see this everywhere, from local businessees offering leasing options for people wanting to buy items like TV's, Furniture, and Appliances, to propsals being made in government to collect "taxes" on miles drven on cars. Over a hundred years ago, Property taxes were the first step to establishing the idea that one doesn't even truly own the land under thier own feet that they may have...
  • Former slave testimonials

    04/08/2015 8:17:16 AM PDT · by cripplecreek · 88 replies
    Ohio Historical society ^ | 4/8/2015 | Ohio Historical society
    Last night I stumbled across a collections of interviews conducted in the 1930s with blacks who had been born into slavery. They're kind of hard to read since they're written as the words were spoken with a heavy southern black accent. Most interesting to me is the lack of anger from these former slaves. In fact, some spoke quite fondly of their former owners. At worst, they spoke with indifference of their former owners. None of this matches the rage filled narrative of today with the endless claims of payment due.
  • Princeton professors study : What the Average Citizen Wants Doesnt Matter,

    04/07/2015 5:13:00 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies ^ | April 7, 2015 | Nick Sorrentino
    One of the ongoing discussions on this website is the degree to which the government is you and me, the citizenry, us. Many people hold that when we pay taxes for instance we are really just paying back into society, of which we are a part. We are contributing to the coffers of the great American village. Taxation isnt theft because who is taking the money? The government, which is elected by and composed of citizens. Its all just a big circle. Were just paying ourselves. I even had a neighbor tell me once that he actually enjoyed...
  • Why Politicians Need Science (Science as an ideology)

    04/06/2015 9:37:19 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    Politico ^ | April 4, 2015 | Michael Shermer
    Sen. Ted Cruz, who recently announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential ticket, thinks, like many conservatives, global warming isnt happening. As he said on Seth Meyers talk show on March 16, Satellite data demonstrate for the last 17 years theres been zero warming, none whatsoever. Its no surprise that Cruz picked that figure: 17 years ago was 1998, an El Nino year, when global temperatures were artificially elevated after which they returned to their normal gradually increasing rate. When you look at all the data published by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (not just the cherry-picked data that...
  • The Data Proves Marriage Matters

    03/28/2015 9:09:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies ^ | March 28, 2015 | Steve Deace
    Back before self-esteem spirit animals and pre-nup voodoo dominated the contents of free-form wedding vows, we had simple yet robust odes like in sickness and in health and for richer or poorer. The true magic of those words lies in their claim that the deepest reserves of sacrificial love can still be tapped when lifes trials are the most daunting. But there is another angle to consider when for richer or poorer is weighed and measured in light of modern data. When it comes to viewing marriage as a kind of lottery ticket, richer stands out as a safe bet....
  • Can Family Breakdown in Low-Education America Be Reversed? Maybe

    03/27/2015 8:34:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies ^ | March 27, 2015 | Michael Barone
    Our kids, at least many of them, are not doing very well. The reason, writes Harvard professor Robert Putnam in his just-published "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis," is the "two-tier pattern of family structure" that emerged in the 1970s and 1980s and continues to prevail today. Starting in the late 1960s, rates of divorce, unmarried births and single parenthood rose sharply among all segments of society. About a decade later, they fell and leveled off among the college-educated, who almost entirely raise their kids in Ozzie-and-Harriet style families today (except that Mom usually works outside the home). Among...
  • Can Christianity Survive the Sexual Revolution?

    03/26/2015 2:33:33 PM PDT · by NYer · 46 replies
    Crisis Magazine ^ | March 26, 2015 | STEPHEN BASKERVILLE
    When was the last time anyone heard a sermon that condemned the evils of fornication, or adultery, or cohabitation, or divorce, or bearing children outside wedlock (let alone homosexuality)? Controlling these sins is a core Christian value. At one time a preacher could be expected to devote extended attention to these sins. And he could be expected to condemn them unequivocally. Yet today, even as the social and economic fallout from precisely these practices becomes ever more glaring and serious, pastors and priests seem ever more determined to avoid discussing them.Of course, the dowdy old parson long ago became the...
  • The prescience of Pat Moynihan

    03/20/2015 2:58:11 PM PDT · by TBP · 23 replies
    The New York Post ^ | March 15, 2015 | 7:57pm | George F. Will
    Perhaps the decisive factors in combating poverty and enabling upward mobility were not economic but cultural the habits, mores and dispositions that equip individuals to take advantage of opportunities. This was dismaying because governments know how to alter incentives and remove barriers but not how to manipulate culture. The assumption that the condition of the poor must improve as macroeconomic conditions improve was to be refuted by a deepened understanding of the crucial role of the family as the primary transmitter of the social capital essential for self-reliance and betterment. Family structure is the primary predictor of social outcomes,...
  • Why Moral Values Matter

    03/18/2015 9:23:05 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 5 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 03/18/15 | Alan Caruba
    Morality may be ignored, but it never ceases to provide the foundation and guidelines for a healthy society. We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other. John Adams (1735 - 1826), second President of the U.S.A. Its hard to consider the success of the book and film Fifty Shades of Grey without...
  • Emoticon Masks

    02/20/2015 10:57:23 AM PST · by Paul46360 · 9 replies ^ | 1-20-15 | me
    Emojis have become a cultural phenomenon, and now you can bring the fun to a face near you.
  • The Star Spangled Banner rendition by Madison Rising (Vanity)

    02/15/2015 1:23:31 AM PST · by A Navy Vet · 9 replies
    myself | February 14, 2015 | A Navy Vet
    I recently saw the end of some TV show where a band called Madison Rising did a great new rendition to the Star Spangled Banner. As a muscian and a rocker it touch me and I just want to share it with all Patriots.
  • Heidelcast: When Marriage Is Decoupled From Nature

    02/13/2015 6:02:17 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies | 2/12/15 | R Scott Clark
    .....we are taking a brief hiatus from our series on the moral law to talk with one of my favorite authors, Stella Morabito, about an article she published in The Federalist, A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Vomitorium. This is a striking essay worthy of your time and attention. Regular readers will recognize Stellas name from the HB. She appears regularly in the Heidelquotes. Shes widely published (e.g., in The Federalist, The Washington Examiner, and The American Thinker). Shes been an intelligence analyst, studying aspects of Russian and Soviet politics including communist media and propaganda. Shes a...
  • Police: Man charged with murder for unintentionally shooting girlfriend in drive-by

    02/10/2015 4:13:15 PM PST · by cripplecreek · 12 replies ^ | February 10, 2015 | John Counts
    Allysha Tomlin may not have been the intended targeted when she was shot to death in Superior Township early Sunday morning, investigators said Tuesday. David Gordon. Police say the 23-year-old was killed when a man she was in a relationship with, 20-year-old David Gordon, shot up her apartment trying to hit Tomlin's on-again-off-again boyfriend and the father of her 2-year-old twins. Gordon was arraigned on an open murder charge, as well as two weapons-related felonies, at the 14A-1 District Court Tuesday, according to police. Officials originally anticipated the arraignment was going to take place Wednesday, when a second person believed...
  • Enough With the Gruesome Abortion Articles

    02/09/2015 1:20:15 AM PST · by PittsburghAfterDark · 63 replies
    Vanity | February 9, 2015 | Self
    I know this thread and topic is going to go over like a lead balloon but I have to say it. The constant, prevalent and gruesome pro-life themed articles are really becoming a nuisance to this long time reader and occasional poster. This is not a call for a pro-choice viewpoint, I'm not advocating that personally and realize that will, thankfully, never happen here. However there becomes a point when preaching to the choir about the horrors of abortion in heinous detail either visually or in writing just becomes disgusting. I frequent this site overnight and scanning from top to...
  • Vatican to Offer Haircuts, Shave, Showers to Rome's Homeless

    The Vatican will offer homeless people in Rome not only showers but also haircuts and shaves when new facilities open next month, the head of Pope Francis' charity office said. The Vatican announced last year that it would provide shower facilities in St Peter's Square for homeless people. Bishop Konrad Krajewski told the Italian Catholic newspaper Avvenire on Thursday that it would also offer haircuts and shaves when the services start on Feb. 16 in an area under the colonnade of the square. Krajewski, whose official title is the pope's almoner, said barbers and hairdressers would volunteer their services on...
  • Hump-Day Humor

    01/21/2015 5:35:58 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 1 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 21 January 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    More at Reaganite Republican...