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  • Classless Trump Gleefully Echos Crude Insult from Crazed Supporter... Enough Already

    02/09/2016 3:21:00 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 167 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 09 February 2016 | Reaganite Republican
    Hey Trumpsters/Breitbart/Drudge... talking to you here: How the hell can you continue to support such a fowl-mouthed, disingenuous boor like Donald Trump? For President of the United States of America...?  There is nothing so d__n special about him that compels you -or anybody- to put up with this kind of language, tone, and monumental dishonesty. He's not a conservative, he's not a good Christian, and he's obviously not even a good role model... the televised, public rallies could be rated R.  Donald Trump has absolutely no right to talk and act like this- the guy is simply way out of line.  What kind...
  • Cursing near play area could be costly

    05/19/2014 2:59:28 PM PDT · by Darren McCarty · 34 replies
    Livingston Daily ^ | 5-19-2014 | Jim Totten
    Swear in downtown Brighton near the Imagination Station playground, and there’s a good chance you’ll be getting a ticket. Colin Andersen learned this lesson the hard way. Upset that his friend had been ticketed for skateboarding in downtown Brighton and told to leave, Andersen said he was simply venting when he said, “This is f------ bull----.” The 19-year-old Brighton resident was hanging out with his friends on a sunny April day in a parking lot next to the pavilion and Imagination Station; Andersen said he swore under his breath and no children heard him. However, a Brighton Police Department officer...
  • Swearing toddler in Omaha police union video taken into protective custody

    01/09/2014 2:27:12 AM PST · by Libloather · 28 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1/09/14
    OMAHA, Neb. – A toddler who was cursed at and encouraged to curse in a video posted online has been placed in protective custody, Omaha police announced Wednesday. In a news release, police said that four children, including the toddler from the video that was posted by the police union, were removed from the home. The union has faced criticism for posting the video on its website.
  • ...on the day of judgment: A Reflection on the Sin of Gossip

    09/21/2011 8:43:49 PM PDT · by Salvation · 14 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 09-21-11 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    "But I tell you that men will have to give account on the day of judgment for every careless word they have spoken….” A Reflection on the Sin of GossipBy: Msgr. Charles Pope One of the more under-rated categories of sin are the sins of speech. There are many ways we sin, but perhaps the most common way is by speech. Too easily, almost without thought, do we engage in gossip, idle chatter, lies, exaggerations, harsh attacks, uncharitable observations and remarks. With our tongue we can spread hatred, incite fear and maliciousness, spread misinformation, cause temptation, discourage, teach error,...
  • Lord, Keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth: Common Sins of Speech

    07/09/2013 1:47:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | July 8, 2013 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    One of the greatest gifts of the Human person is the capacity to speak. It is also one of our greatest weaknesses. The Book of James says,We all stumble in many ways. Anyone who is never at fault in what they say is perfect!, able to keep their whole body in check. When we put bits into the mouths of horses to make them obey us, and thus we can turn the whole animal. Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever...
  • Why Not a ‘Foul-Mouthed’ Pastor? Should pastors swear to be more "real" and "relevant"?

    11/17/2013 7:36:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 11/16/2013 | Walter Hudson
    The closest a Christian comes to hearing the literal voice of God is when their familiarity with scripture evokes verses in answer to life’s queries. For instance, when confronted with the Washington Post’s profile of “tatted up, foul-mouthed” Lutheran minister Nadia Bolz-Weber, something like 2 Timothy 4:3-4 comes to mind: For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions, and will turn away from listening to the truth and wander off into myths. The Post provides little from Bolz-Weber which passes for...
  • New Jersey Ranks Third in %&!#@ing Survey

    05/20/2013 12:14:46 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Patch.com ^ | May 17, 2013 | Joseph M. Gerace
    Third place? We couldn’t do better than #&@$ing third place? New Jersey residents were beaten out by Ohio and Maryland in a survey ranking individuals most likely to drop swear words on a complete stranger during a phone conversation. On the flip side, analysis by the Marchex Institute found that Washington, Massachusetts and Arizona topped the list of state residents least likely to lose their cool. …
  • 'Most children learn how to swear before they even know the alphabet'

    04/17/2013 7:21:48 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 04/17/2013 | By HUGO GYE and DAVID GARDNER
    * 0.7% of all English spoken language is swearing * Many children learn swear words before the alphabet * Bad language dates to Romans and Anglo-Saxons Most children learn how to swear before they even know the alphabet, according to a new book that examines bad language and its origins. English speakers also use a curse word on average once in every 140 words, roughly the same proportion as the first person plural pronouns such as ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our.’ The surprising preponderance of swearing in everyday language probably explains why the majority of children know at least one obscene...
  • Al Qaeda in Iraq, Al Nusrah Front ( Syria) emerge as rebranded single entity

    04/10/2013 6:05:19 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies
    The Long War Journal ^ | April 9, 2013 | Thomas Joscelyn
    Image that accompanied Abu Bakr al Baghdadi's audiotape announcing the creation of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. The flag was originally al Qaeda in Iraq's banner, but has been adopted by other al Qaeda affiliated and associated groups. Image from the SITE Intelligence Group. The emir of al Qaeda in Iraq (AQI), Abu Bakr al Baghdadi (also known as Abu Dua), has announced a new brand for his organization's efforts: the "Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant." The new name replaces all previous brands used by al Qaeda's affiliates in Iraq and Syria, including the...
  • Dana Milbank: Future Scholars Will Be Shocked By Number of F-bombs Dropped By This White House

    03/10/2013 11:09:00 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 46 replies
    Dana Milbank: Future Scholars Will Be Shocked By Number of F-bombs Dropped By This White House By Noel Sheppard Created 03/10/2013 - 1:45pm The Washington Post's Dana Milbank made an interesting observation Sunday about the vulgarity prominent in the current presidential administration. Appearing on CNN's Reliable Sources, Milbank said, "The number of F-bombs being dropped by this White House, scholars are going to look in the national archives in 20 or 30 years and they're going to be shocked by the language that was coming out of this place" (video follows with transcript and commentary): HOWARD KURTZ, HOST: Is there...
  • Brennan Takes Oath on Draft Constitution— Without Bill of Rights

    03/08/2013 4:47:17 PM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 54 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | March 08, 2013 | Olivier Knox
    Oh, dear. This is probably not the symbolism the White House wanted. Hours after CIA Director John Brennan took the oath of office—behind closed doors, far away from the press, perhaps befitting his status as America's top spy—the White House took pains to emphasize the symbolism of the ceremony. “There's one piece of this that I wanted to note for you,” spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters at their daily briefing. “Director Brennan was sworn in with his hand on an original draft of the Constitution that had George Washington's personal handwriting and annotations on it, dating from 1787.” Earnest said...
  • Swearing can help relieve pain, study claims

    04/18/2011 3:39:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 43 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 4/18/11 | Staff
    Scientists from Keele University found that letting forth a volley of foul language can have a powerful painkilling effect, especially for people who do not normally use expletives. To test the theory, student volunteers placed their hands in a bucket of ice cold water while swearing repeatedly. They then repeated the exercise but, instead of swearing, used a harmless phrase instead. Researchers found that the students were able to keep their hands submerged in the icy water for longer when repeating the swear word - establishing a link between swearing and an increase in pain tolerance.
  • Taking The Lord's Name In Vain (NPR)

    07/02/2010 1:23:58 PM PDT · by Drango · 19 replies · 1+ views
    NPR ^ | 7/2/10 | Alicia Shepard
    Taking the Lord’s name in vain does not go over well in some households, particularly in the South. In a June 23 story about Tom Cruise’s new action movie, Knight and Day, Morning Edition host Steve Inskeep was discussing the “Superstar” crisis in Hollywood as Cruise ages out of that category. Tom Cruise, it seems, is no longer ultra-cool. But that isn’t what lit up the phone lines at NPR member station, PBA in Atlanta, GA. It was a brief clip of Cruise satirically playing a profane movie mogul at the recent MTV movie awards. Grossman/Cruise used God’s name to...
  • I Want My Effin’ MTV (MTV music award show)

    06/07/2010 3:25:23 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 17 replies · 74+ views
    Culture and Media Institute ^ | 6-7-10 | Nathan Burchfiel
    Music’ network’s movie award show features 100 swears in 122 minutes. "“Ready to make the censors’ ears bleed?” That’s how Anna Kendrick summed up MTV’s attitude toward decency June 6 during the network’s annual Movie Awards broadcast. It wasn’t just the censors who endured a two-hour swear-fest. The television audience had the pleasure of hearing 30 percent of the vulgarities uttered throughout the night. A Culture and Media Institute review found the 122-minute show littered with at least 100 bleep-worthy words – that’s more than one per minute not including commercials. The network’s censors caught 70 curses. They included 47...
  • What's with all the @#%! language? (Where's the Expletive Expletive Barf Alert, you ask?)

    10/12/2009 9:46:54 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 989+ views
    Politico.com ^ | 10/12/09 | Kenneth P. Vogel
    President Barack Obama called rap star Kanye West “a jackass.” Vice President Joe Biden told a senator to “Gimme a f—-ing break!” Economic adviser Christina Romer declared that Americans had yet to have their "holy s—-” moment over the economy. Those who pay attention to political rhetoric say an unusual amount of profanity has emanated from this White House – even without counting famously colorful White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel. But before this statement becomes fodder for yet another partisan debate (with conservatives saying Obama is disgracing the presidency, and liberals that the media are once again being...
  • Out of Motrin? Try Swearing!

    08/06/2009 10:56:58 AM PDT · by ChocChipCookie · 14 replies · 643+ views
    Dr. Weil email ^ | August 5, 2009 | Dr. Weil
    Swearing may actually reduce the pain of, say, slicing your finger with a kitchen knife or accidentally banging your toes or your head. New research from Britain’s Keele University shows that when you let loose with a few four-letter words after these commonplace injuries, you can ease the discomfort. For the study, the investigators asked 64 volunteers to immerse their hands in a tub of ice water for as long as possible while repeating their favorite swear word. Then, they were asked to repeat the experiment but to choose a word that they would use to describe a table. The...
  • Cop Arrests Girl for Swearing During 911 Call

    05/08/2009 9:59:47 AM PDT · by BGHater · 133 replies · 4,019+ views
    YouTube ^ | 07 May 2009 | Steve Wilson
    Action News 7 | Lincoln Park, Michigan, cop hangs up on girl while father has convulsions. Worth a View. Cop Arrests Girl for Swearing During 911 Call[Video]
  • Obama Sworn In Again, With Right Words (No Bible Used)

    01/22/2009 5:35:08 AM PST · by icwhatudo · 37 replies · 1,816+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Thursday, January 22, 2009 | Michael D. Shear
    In golf, they call it a mulligan. A do-over. There's no formal name for what President Obama and Chief Justice John G. Roberts Jr. did last night. After flubbing his one role on Inauguration Day -- administering the oath of office to Obama -- Roberts traveled to the White House to re-administer the oath. Just to make sure. "We decided it was so much fun . . .," Obama joked while sitting on a couch in the Map Room. Obama stood and walked over to make small talk with pool reporters as Roberts donned his black robe. "Are you ready...
  • 'SO HELP ME GOD': Stenehjem backs words in Obama's swearing-in oath

    01/09/2009 2:58:22 PM PST · by shielagolden · 7 replies · 1,044+ views
    grandforksherald.com ^ | Friday, January 09, 2009 | Dale Wetzel
    'SO HELP ME GOD': Stenehjem backs words in Obama's swearing-in oath Dale Wetzel, Associated Press Published Friday, January 09, 2009 BISMARCK, N.D. Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem is opposing a federal lawsuit that seeks to block Chief Justice John Roberts from saying, "So help me God," when he concludes the Jan. 20 swearing in of Barack Obama as president. North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem (Herald file photo by John Stennes) RELATED CONTENT Article comments (13) A group of atheists filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in the District of Columbia last month, contending Roberts would violate the U.S. Constitution's...
  • Turk barber faces execution for swearing

    04/14/2008 12:59:38 PM PDT · by forkinsocket · 10 replies · 192+ views
    Turkish Daily News ^ | April 12, 2008 | Ali GÜLERYÜZ
    A Turkish barber accused of swearing at God is sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia, with his family back in Turkey calling on authorities to intervene. Sabri BoÄźday from the southern Hatay province went to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia 11 years ago and opened a barbershop. According to reports, BoÄźday argued with his neighbor, an Egyptian tailor, and was arrested after the tailor told the police that he had sworn at God. While BoÄźday has been in prison for the past 13 months, the Egyptian who made the allegation has disappeared. When he was sentenced to death in the last...