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  • America Prayer Vigil - 9/21/18

    09/21/2018 6:48:31 AM PDT · by Hiskid · 11 replies
    9/21/18 | Hiskid
    Join with fellow FREEPERS to pray for PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP/VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE and AMERICA: Government, Family, Military, Business, Education, Churches, and the Media. This is the confidence we have in approaching God: that if we ask anything according to His will, He hears us. 1 JOHN 5:14 Religion Forum threads labeled "Prayer" are closed to debate of any kind.
  • Cardinal Tobin appointed to youth synod, USCCB confirms [Catholic Caucus]

    08/25/2018 10:10:35 PM PDT · by Jeff Chandler · 18 replies
    Washington D.C., Aug 25, 2018 / 09:10 am (CNA).- The U.S. bishops’ conference has confirmed that Cardinal Joseph Tobin of Newark has been appointed by Pope Francis to participate in October’s 25th Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops, which will meet to discuss young people, the faith, and vocational discernment. Tobin will join Cardinal Daniel DiNardo, Archbishop José H. Gomez, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput, Bishop Frank J. Caggiano, and Bishop Robert E. Barron, who, according to a July 23 USCCB press release, were elected by the U.S. bishops’ conference to attend the conference, after which their election was...
  • Six “YOUTHS” ‘LYNCH’ man defending his wife outside Muslim-migrant ‘no-go’ suburbs of Saint-Denis

    08/08/2018 10:51:25 AM PDT · by george76 · 32 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | August 8, 2018 | Pamela Geller
    Youth”, “Asian”, “immigrant” “immigrant youth” — all sharia-compliant media euphemisms for Muslim. MAN DEFENDING HIS WIFE ‘LYNCHED’ BY SIX YOUTHS IN FRANCE A TRIO OF SEVENTEEN-YEAR-OLD YOUTHS IN THE FRENCH DEPARTMENT OF VAL-D’OISE WERE ARRESTED EARLY TUESDAY MORNING AFTER THEY “LYNCHED” A MAN COMING TO THE AID OF HIS WIFE, WHO WAS ALSO ATTACKED BY THE GROUP. Police arrived on the scene a short time later and arrested three members of the group of youths while the man and his wife, both believed to be in their thirties, were taken to nearby Eaubonne hospital. The wife of the victim confront...
  • Youth basketball game descends into ugly brawl with punches thrown between players and referees

    07/09/2018 1:47:52 PM PDT · by BBell · 32 replies ^ | 7/9/18 | Kevin Skiver
    The brawl, which occurred in an Atlanta suburb, doesn't have a known root cause yetJust a week after an ugly brawl in FIBA World Cup qualifiers between the Philippines and Australia, another one broke out at an amateur game in a suburb in Atlanta. This one, however, was between players and referees, rather than players from both sides. Chicago's R.A.W. Athletics were facing the Houston Raptors on Sunday when the brawl occurred. Doug Jones shared a few videos on Twitter of the brawl, and they're certainly ugly.That clip shows the onset of the brawl, with the official being knocked to...
  • Democrats are losing the millennial vote and need to change message

    06/24/2018 3:38:44 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 25 replies
    The Manchester Guardian ^ | June 24, 2018 | Cas Mudde
    Ever since their shock defeat in November 2016, Democrats have sought comfort in the age-old proverb that “our kids are our future”. After all, Hillary Clinton decisively won the youth vote, with 55% of millennials voting for her, while Donald Trump could not muster more than one-third. So does that mean the future is looking rosy? In the past few months, the liberal media has seen hope in America’s youth. A AP-Norc/MTV Youth Political Pulse poll found that only a minority (33%) of young Americans approve of the way Trump is handling his job of president, while the majority believe...

    06/07/2018 6:26:46 AM PDT · by heterosupremacist · 18 replies ^ | 06/06/2018 | Bill Donohue
    More Americans now find pornography morally acceptable than ever before. Just last year, 36% were okay with porn; today it is 43%. As expected, young unmarried men are the most approving of porn (as we know, they are also its biggest consumers). Among the unmarried, 50% find pornography morally acceptable, as compared to 35% of married men and women. By a margin of 53% to 32%, men go for porn more than women. Moreover, two of every three males (67%) aged 18-49 approve of it (this is a 14% jump in one year!). Religion, or the absence thereof, also plays...
  • Youth Sports Volunteer Accused Of Sexting With 12-Year-Old Boy He Met At B-ball Game [Homo Agenda]

    04/02/2018 3:40:12 PM PDT · by Enchante · 14 replies
    CBS 3 - Philly ^ | April 2, 2018 | Staff
    HORSHAM, Pa. (CBS) — A youth sports volunteer in Montgomery County is accused of sexting over social media with a young boy he met while refereeing a basketball game. Officials say 21-year-old Kevin Barron, of Horsham, reached out to a 12-year-old boy following a basketball game he refereed on Dec. 17 that the alleged victim was part of. The Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office says Barron, who is an elementary education major at Campbell University in North Carolina and a student teacher, started having conversations with the boy about basketball and his performance, but then they started turning sexual in...
  • Can teenagers save America? They've done it before (NYT Libtard rant)

    03/27/2018 11:25:49 AM PDT · by pabianice · 31 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/27/18 | Grinspan
    This is the key to understanding youth politics. Young people cannot be truly selfish, because they cannot be permanently young. Youth is temporary, its gains are passed on. In the late 19th century, young people built institutions that helped protect 20th-century young people. The high school seniors marching over the weekend will hopefully make their schools safer well after they have graduated. If anyone should be choosing the issues in politics, it should be the young, for they “have a longer future to provide for.”
  • Do our youth really understand their country’s military?

    03/19/2018 1:00:32 PM PDT · by MAGA2017 · 34 replies
    Seattle Times ^ | 3/18/2018 | Lt. Col. Brian Fleming
    Do our youth really understand their country’s military? By Lt. Col. Brian Fleming When in uniform and far away from a military post, I am often greeted by strangers and thanked for my service. They have paid for my meals and treated me to coffee. I truly appreciate the recognition of service to our country and the value placed on being a veteran. However, I believe most do not fully understand what that service really means. The “volunteer” in our all-volunteer force is what makes the military successful. As an officer in the U.S. Army, I meet young people in...
  • Inner City Program, ‘We’re Going To Stand For The Flag And We’re Going To Kneel For The Cross’

    02/19/2018 5:37:35 AM PST · by blam · 8 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2-19-2018 | Trent Baker
    Saturday, former University of Notre Dame Fighting Irish and University of South Carolina Gamecocks football coach Lou Holtz and HUD Secretary Dr. Ben Carson announced that they are teaming up to work with inner-city youth to achieve the American dream through sports and community work, called, What’s Important Now (WIN). (snip)
  • Teen suspect shoots 15-year-old girl at Italy, Texas school (Video)

    01/22/2018 2:32:02 PM PST · by Churchjack · 29 replies
    WFAA ^ | Jordan Armstrong and Alisha Ebrahimji
    ELLIS COUNTY -- The Ellis County Sheriff's Office has a 16-year-old student in custody after a school shooting Monday morning that left a 15-year-old injured. Just before 8 a.m., an active shooter was reported at Italy High School in Italy, Texas.
  • Student influence on politics is greater than you think

    11/24/2017 10:06:04 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Cambridge Varsity ^ | November 24, 2017 | Anna Cardoso
    The media is simply with us nowadays; every major paper on both sides of the Atlantic seems fixated on students. Whether it’s our safe spaces, our stamping out of free speech, our crazed protests, or our trigger warnings that threaten to turn the nation’s next generation of leaders into snowflakes – campus life is always in the news. What’s going on? It seems student politics represents one of the sides in the “culture wars” raging in both America and the UK. Both Brexit and the election of Donald Trump empowered previously dormant fringes of the right-wing. It seemed that candidates...
  • The work-shy teacher who is a taste of what's to come when the snowflake generation runs Britain

    11/08/2017 1:42:06 AM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 14 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 8, 2017 | Dominic Sandbrook
    Some 80 years ago, the American government produced a pamphlet encouraging people into work. It explained that being idle was just about the worst thing imaginable because it meant the loss of self-respect, pride and hope. By contrast, it went on: 'Let's look at what work does for us. Work keeps us from going nuts.' I sometimes wonder what would happen if our Government distributed such a pamphlet today. How long would it take for people to demand an apology? How long before the first online petition passed 10,000 signatures? For one thing, there is that incendiary world 'nuts', which...
  • Nonprofits Give ‘Disconnected’ Youths Another Chance

    11/06/2017 6:41:21 AM PST · by proxy_user · 10 replies
    The New York Times ^ | November 6, 2017 | Alina Tugend
    Jonathan’s father always told him he would never amount to anything other than a drug dealer. He entered the foster care system when he was 12. At 18, he was in college, but had to drop out to take care of his ill grandmother. “I always told myself I would graduate college and wouldn’t be a statistic in the foster care system,” said Jonathan, 26, who gave only his first name to protect his privacy. But at 21, he was homeless and jobless. “One day I Googled ‘help with foster kids aging out,’” Jonathan said, and he found Youth Villages,...
  • Michelle Obama: What Today’s Youth Won’t ‘Tolerate’ After Lessons Learned From Trump’s Presidency

    10/03/2017 7:52:21 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    The Inquisitr ^ | October 3, 2017 | Heather Tooley
    Michelle Obama was outspoken about what today’s young generation is learning from President Donald Trump and how they won’t “tolerate” certain values he represents. The former first lady appeared at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women on Tuesday to discuss a mix of topics, many of which had to do with the current presidency and how it’s impacting the nation’s next generation. CNN recapped many of Michelle Obama’s statements when it came to addressing the differences between her husband’s administration and Trump’s. Adhering to her signature rule of not uttering Trump’s name when attacking his leadership, she managed to get her...
  • 70% of youths not fit to serve in military-obese,drugs,criminal records

    09/02/2017 3:01:49 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 57 replies
    Headline of The Day ^ | September 2, 2017 | T.A. Reid
    Americans continue to get fatter and it’s delivering a huge blow to the country, both in higher health care costs and undercutting military recruiting, according to a huge new study. The 14th annual State of Obesity: Better Policies for a Healthier America report from the Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation bluntly reported that 70 percent of the nation is obese or overweight. And while the rate of obesity growth is leveling off, the costs aren’t. The report, for example, said additional health care for obese adults and children is $150 billion a year and billions...
  • Young Chinese are 'too fat and masturbate too much to pass army fitness tests'

    08/24/2017 8:12:52 PM PDT · by tellw · 125 replies
    Evening Standard ^ | Tom Powell
    A rising number of young Chinese people are failing fitness tests required to join the army because they are too fat and masturbate too much, state media has proclaimed. The high rejection rate has triggered concerns that there are not enough youths in good physical condition to fill the ranks of the Chinese army. A poor diet and frequent masturbation, leading to abnormally large testicular veins, are believed to be behind falling fitness levels, according to a report published in state-run military newspaper the People’s Liberation Army Daily.
  • 9-year-old boy who wrote letter to Trump to tour White House

    07/29/2017 2:51:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The New York Daily News ^ | July 29, 2017 | Megan Cerullo
    The 9-year-old boy whose letter to President Trump was read during a press briefing last week has plans to tour the White House — after the President accepted his handwritten friend request. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders read the letter from Dylan Harbin last week, kicking off a new White House tradition of reading mail from “some of the forgotten men, women and children that we are here to serve and that the President is fighting for.” Appearing on Fox and Friends, Dylan’s mother, SuAnn Harbin, said the pair will “definitely” take the White House up on its...
  • American Legion Boys Go Nuts When Trump Makes ‘Fake News’ Joke

    07/26/2017 10:22:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | July 26, 2017 | David Rutz, Video Editor
    It's his "Free Bird." The American Legion boys erupted in ecstatic cheers when President Donald Trump couldn't resist taking a dig at the "fake news" press while taking a photograph with them. Trump addressed the American Legion Boys Nation and Auxiliary Girls Nation on Wednesday at the White House, taking a more hopeful and inspirational tone than in his politically loaded speech to the Boy Scouts this week. Before his speech, he posted for pictures with the both groups. After the picture with the boys, Trump said he'd be returning shortly to make his televised remarks. "We'll say a few...
  • Trump donating second-quarter salary to education

    07/26/2017 7:58:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WSET-TV ^ | July 26, 2017 | The Associated Press
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump is donating three months of his salary to the Department of Education. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says Trump chose to give the department $100,000. His first quarter salary donation went to the Department of Interior. (TWEET-AT-LINK) Education Secretary Betsy DeVos says the donation is being used to pay for a science, technology, engineering and mathematics camp sponsored by the department.....