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  • How Americans Feel About Religious Groups (Pew Research Poll)

    07/18/2014 8:27:03 AM PDT · 18 of 29
    chuckles to wideawake
    I've never understood why Jews do this. Evangelicals will plainly tell you they support Israel and Atheists will be the ones spitting on Jews for defending themselves against Hamas. They CONSISTENTLY vote for Dems that HATE JEWS. The Dems are the ones on TV saying we need to cut ties with Israel. Any evangelical will tell you God blesses those that bless Israel and we have been adopted into the family of God. If you are a Christian and hate Jews, you hate God's family and your own brothers.

    I've heard of self hating Jews all my life, but I keep praying for them. They are almost all against the Second Amendment, for abortion, and gay marriage. For me, being Jewish is more of a racial term than a religious one. Only Orthodox Jews remotely follow God's teaching. I can't imagine a Jew rejecting a concealed carry permit. A 10 year old Hamas child has an AK 47.

  • Kemper Coal Plant Prepares for Operation

    07/18/2014 7:50:48 AM PDT · 7 of 10
    chuckles to DUMBGRUNT

    Liquid Air( Air Liquide for the foreigners out there), corp makes CO2 down here in Texas for industrial consumption. There have been trucks of it traveling around the highways for decades.

  • Just a name, please ...

    07/15/2014 8:08:10 AM PDT · 14 of 51
    chuckles to knarf

    Cruz.

  • Huckabee's EXCLUSIVE interview with Justina Pelletier who was abducted by Mass. DCF

    06/28/2014 10:43:17 PM PDT · 9 of 23
    chuckles to Yossarian

    I’m with you. From the get go people started talking about lawsuits. I want people in prison for kidnapping. Maybe $100 million would be a good college fund or something, but whatever amount would have to hurt and get attention. Then the judge and the doctors go to JAIL! To sweep this under the rug with a few dollars just won’t do it.

  • The World Has 53.3 Years of Oil Left

    06/28/2014 10:29:24 PM PDT · 19 of 48
    chuckles to TexasRepublic

    Just beat me to it by “this much.” I just spoke with a geology major from my daughters college and asked her the very same question. If hydrocarbon is from decomposing organics, how do we have gigantic planets almost completely hydrocarbon with no life? She said that they had discussed that but were still unsure of where all the new oil was coming from. Some oil is several miles deep and it would be difficult for it to migrate that far from where it started. She also admitted that the amount of known oil reserves has been rising faster than anyone could have guessed just a few years ago. Getting a geologist to admit oil could be, ...well, just oil, instead of billions of years worth of rotting plants and animals is like getting them to consider evolution might be wrong. If oil is just a natural product from the earth, we could have a thousand years of it left. It just that we’ve found most of the easy stuff. Finding oil literally miles deep makes it costly to recover along with the danger, but technology has always come through in the past.

  • Here Is The Reason For The Total Collapse In Q1 GDP

    06/25/2014 7:50:39 AM PDT · 8 of 16
    chuckles to SeekAndFind

    ping for later

  • As Southern Baptist, Mainline Churches Lag, Assemblies of God Booms

    06/18/2014 1:12:46 PM PDT · 28 of 42
    chuckles to SoFloFreeper
    One thing left out of the article is the losses in mainline churches, including the SBC, is the acceptance of gay marriage. There was recently a story about a megga SBC church in California that just dropped out of the SBC due to a pastor changing his mind about homosexuality when his son confessed his. He went to the church and spoke for an hour and the church discussed and voted to keep him and quit the SBC. Go to Youtube and search "How I changed my mind on homosexuality". If you Google "gay Deacons", you will get 2 churches in Texas that have done that in the last few years.

    Everyone already knows what has been happening to the Robes and Incense churches. I wouldn't be all that concerned about falling numbers but more staying out of a church with "Ichabod" over the door.

  • As Southern Baptist, Mainline Churches Lag, Assemblies of God Booms

    06/18/2014 1:02:31 PM PDT · 27 of 42
    chuckles to nonsporting

    I’m not sure you are describing the AOG. That sounds more like the Church of Christ. I’m in a non denominational church right now, but I’m sure most would describe it as some form of AOG and we believe once saved always saved. We believe in salvation through Grace and understand that we all fall short. Church of Christ OTOH, believe you can lose your Salvation and must somehow keep earning it.

  • Central American newspapers encouraging illegal immigration

    06/12/2014 7:50:49 AM PDT · 9 of 10
    chuckles to ConservativeStatement

    Please somebody find out who paid for this advertisement. I’ll put a weeks salary on George Soros and his no borders groups. There is no doubt it will be traced back to Obama.

  • The VA Sacrificed Vets for Solar Panels

    06/12/2014 7:19:38 AM PDT · 19 of 25
    chuckles to lilyramone

    I trade stocks and options for my living and have often wondered how solar stocks were being talked about and recommended almost daily. I would do my DD on a couple and find out they were still inefficient and too costly, just as I had been taught in “the old days”. Even with gubmint subsidy, it still made no sense. Now I see. The gubmint bought all they could make. I knew it couldn’t be anyone that wanted to make a profit. Sooner or later they will run out of gubmint projects and real people will have to buy them and sales will dry up, just as they always have through my 63 years of life.

  • [Baltimore] Mayor's Office: Downtown Building Won't Be Used To House Refugee Children

    06/12/2014 7:00:43 AM PDT · 20 of 34
    chuckles to markomalley

    I think the only way to fix this is dump them at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave and drive off. After about 200 buses, the problem would be mysteriously solved. If they are dumped in Texas and AZ, it will never be fixed as those are red states.

  • Seadrill And Transocean: Complete Fleet Analysis Comparison And Commentary

    06/09/2014 12:59:25 PM PDT · 5 of 7
    chuckles to shove_it

    ping

  • Impeach Barack Obama

    06/06/2014 7:58:18 PM PDT · 59 of 59
    chuckles to Senator_Blutarski

    I just checked his bio page and he joined in 2008. I figger he’s a troll from the Obama camp. He can’t tell me how the Senate would ever vote to remove Obama with Dirty Harry at the helm so he just spews some crap I can’t even follow what he’s saying. I at least have read the Constitution and know what it takes to impeach the president and witnessed it under Clinton. He’s probably a 20 something that was crapping his diaper when Monica was pulling up her skivvy’s. This thread was about impeaching Obama wasn’t it?

  • Vertigo: A common problem that left one man teetering for months and months (I just got cured!)

    06/05/2014 10:18:22 PM PDT · 32 of 54
    chuckles to Seizethecarp

    ping for later

  • Impeach Barack Obama

    06/05/2014 10:11:03 PM PDT · 55 of 59
    chuckles to Hulka
    I don't know what's up your a$$, but tell me how you would get 2/3 of the Senate to vote to remove Obama with the Dems in control. The House could impeach 14 times and the Senate would NEVER VOTE TO REMOVE!! I don't understand what's so hard about that! If we take the Senate in 2015, maybe, just maybe, we could get it done, but 2/3 is still a big number. There are a few Dems worried about their seat right now, but even if we take 10 seats in 2015, we are still short. At some point, you will still need Feinstein type Dems. Ain't gonna happen. Give me the names of some Dems that would remove the president.

    Buh-buy.

  • Impeach Barack Obama

    06/05/2014 6:50:03 AM PDT · 47 of 59
    chuckles to bestintxas
    All of Clinton's "laundry" was displayed and we even had film of Clinton lying under oath and everyone agreed it was perjury. The RINO's in the Senate still refused to impeach.

    That's the point I'm trying to make.

    How many Dems would vote to impeach under Harry Reid? We would need EVERY Repub, and I know there would be too many that don't have the stomach to be called "racist", even if we find out his BC was forged and he took a dead man's SS number. If we wait till the Repubs take the Senate, we still need to get some Dems, as it takes 67 votes to do the deal. Make a list of the Dems that would convict and then look at the RINO's that have NO backbone. Impeachment is a pipe dream. Anyone can be impeached, conviction is the trick.

  • Impeach Barack Obama

    06/04/2014 4:04:46 PM PDT · 17 of 59
    chuckles to Hulka
    ...."House impeaches, the Senate removes."......

    I know that, what's your point? The same result will happen with Obama that happened with Clinton. The Repubs had a bead on the bent one and couldn't pull the trigger. If the House impeaches, the Senate will just ignore or vote it down without discussion and everyone will be called "Racists".

    Even if the Senate is Repub in 2015, the Rino's won't do it. We MUST elect more Tea Party or we might as well leave Harry in charge. I'm not sure people realize just how alone conservatives are these days. Some RINO's even spoke against Tea Party candidates and spoiled their chances so the Dem could keep the seat. This is nothing new. When 85 new Tea party House members took the oath, the yellow boner didn't even give any of them key committee assignments. No respect!

    We must start figuring out the difference between a Republican and a conservative, they definitely aren't the same. Why are we being handed supposed candidates like Christy, Trump, Gary Johnson, Jeb Bush, Romney, et al? Palin, Allen West, and a half dozen others would run circles around these other chumps, but they might follow the Constitution and mess up the gravy train that has been built over decades.

  • Impeach Barack Obama

    06/04/2014 3:21:10 PM PDT · 5 of 59
    chuckles to chuckles

    PS. If we elect RINO’s for Republicans, it won’t happen even if Repubs get the Senate.

  • Impeach Barack Obama

    06/04/2014 3:20:04 PM PDT · 3 of 59
    chuckles to Oldeconomybuyer

    Impeachment won’t happen with Harry Reid running the Senate. If we start now, it will just fade into noise in a couple of months.

  • Battle Continues Over ‘Virgin Mary Should’ve Aborted’ Facebook Page

    06/04/2014 8:27:57 AM PDT · 15 of 17
    chuckles to BlatherNaut
    I wish I had a Facebook page so I could quit Facebook in a huff, but alas, I never made a Facebook page. I didn't see the advantage of letting all my laundry be waving out there in the inter web. I wasn't interested in generating money for Zuckerberg to give to liberals like Obama, Boxer, and Feinstein, homosexuals, abortion, and others.

    Christians need to begin paying attention to whom they give their money to. Whether it's a movie like Noah, or a website like Facebook, we are supporting people that will hand us over to authorities in the last days. If politicians couldn't get millions from atheists, maybe we would stop electing atheists. I had a difficult time with my wife and daughter watching Oprah until she made an anti Christian remark right on her show. If you look at the money these people generate, it has to come from Christians as there are more of us than atheists. The problem is the "lukewarm" Christians that are in name only. When the thought police show up in swat gear, will they take the mark or stand on conviction? I'll bet if about 100,000 Christians fell off Facebook in about a week, Zuckerberg would do the "right thing". I'm sure there are that many churches with Facebook pages.

    If you keep your Facebook page after this, have you already "taken the mark"? If you cringe thinking about trying to live without knowing when your neighbor's dog gets fixed, do you have an idol? If you can't have a conversation without looking down at your phone every 2 minutes, do you have an addiction? Jesus stated that if you don't hate your father, mother, daughter, and son, you have no part with Him. Of course He didn't mean for you to hate them, He was just stating that you MUST put Him first. Is it more important for you to have a Facebook page or commune with God, because I'm pretty sure a choice has been placed in front of you.

  • Obama administration targets coal with controversial emissions regulation

    06/02/2014 8:43:09 AM PDT · 13 of 22
    chuckles to chuckles

    AFFECT=EFFECT

  • Obama administration targets coal with controversial emissions regulation

    06/02/2014 8:41:31 AM PDT · 12 of 22
    chuckles to First_Salute

    Chinese coal fired plans and US coal fired plants aren’t even the same animal. We have cleaned up most of the real pollutants in coal. CO2 IS NOT a pollutant. In fact, we need it to grow plant life and make O2. We have had CO2 levels 4 times as high as now with colder temps. CO2 is not changing the temps. The Sun and Water vapor affect the Earth’s temp. The Sun has 11-17 year cycles of sunspot activity and that will affect the Earth’s temp. As sunspot activity rises, so will the temps. Ice has been melting for 20k years if you believe the scientists that study the Ice Age. I don’t expect that will stop until the next cycle. People have NO AFFECT an the weather. 3/4 of the Earth is ocean. If land were covered elbow to elbow, we couldn’t affect the weather. Climate change propaganda has spurred some sort of mental illness that won’t allow low information voters to comprehend even basic principles of science to the point they even argue with self evident measurements. If the temp is 75 deg, they will argue that it would have been 74 degrees if we just paid more money to Africa.

  • How My Same Sex Attraction Was Ended

    05/29/2014 12:16:53 PM PDT · 30 of 42
    chuckles to SeekAndFind

    ping for later.

  • You’ve Been Invited To A [Fill In The Blank]: Should You Go?

    05/19/2014 12:35:32 PM PDT · 44 of 46
    chuckles to The_Republic_Of_Maine
    ....." but the homosexual will not.".....True, but the homosexual doesn't understand anything because he is dead. Your job is to live the Christian life and spread the gospel. God will deal with the dead. When God revealed His Spirit to you, you came to life and was able to see, hear, and think. Without the Spirit, people are as dead as an armadillo on the center stripe of the highway. It's not really important what you say to them because God will open the ears of the ones He wants. Your job is to just keep saying it.

    When you get down to the conversation of, "I know you are but what am I?", you should dust off your shoes and move on. Casting pearls before swine does no good. The Holy Spirit is in control of who God calls and who isn't called. Even homosexuals can overcome with Christ as was stated in Corinthians where Paul named some sins and then said "And such were some of you." I don't even argue about being born that way or not, God will deliver anyone from any stronghold. Even Paul complained about a "thorn" in his side but God said His grace was sufficient. We don't really know if the "thorn" was of the flesh or a mental conflict.

    The main job for the Christian is to stop rebelling against God and start agreeing with Him. An active homosexual is in direct conflict with God's Will. If he abstains, he can be saved as well as any Christian in temptation with sin. Many people can't pass a $5 bill on a table without figuring how they are going to get it in their pocket unnoticed. Everyone has their weaknesses, but God, can overcome them for you. If you have the opportunity to speak to a homosexual in a normal voice, perhaps God has prepared his heart to receive what you are saying. You will know within a sentence or 2 if he will receive it. If he refuses, then his blood is not on your hands. Passing someone up, however, could be a mark against you, and if they die and go to hell, their blood could be on your hands.

    We weren't saved to sit in our living rooms and watch TV for the next 30 years. There is a harvest and very few workers. God wants us involved in His Kingdom. Loving a homosexual enough to open your pie hole for Christ is just Christianity 101. It is even possible to be persecuted or killed serving Christ, but we aren't even willing to speak with someone for their own salvation. I know Christians that are hesitant to even speak with their own children saying they can make up their own mind when they are older.

  • You’ve Been Invited To A [Fill In The Blank]: Should You Go?

    05/19/2014 10:43:56 AM PDT · 39 of 46
    chuckles to wbarmy
    Amen! I have a ton of stories similar to these, but this one just came to mind. I recently gave a message on a Wed. night service on this very subject. My father in law has had a problem digesting Luke 14:26. He just couldn't get it. He was stuck on the love Jesus taught for one another and missed the meaning of the verses. He was a compromiser. He allowed his children to get away with murder because he loved them. They each have had a tough life and one is even dead. multiple marriages, divorces, alcohol and drugs,....the whole nine yards. He just told me I didn't know how he felt as I wasn't a father yet and I would understand later. My daughter is now 29 years old and doing well. All of my wife's siblings are miserable.

    Jesus made it clear that we are to follow Him FIRST! If you love your child, would you really allow them to fornicate or experiment with Satan's toys just because you can't say no? All children WANT limits. It shows that you love them and care for them. When no one says NO!, they will just put the pedal to the metal and corkscrew into the first mountain available.

    Christians have been conditioned over the years to "not judge" lest ye be judged. That just means we can't judge a soul, but we are to judge sin and flee from it! When a Christian sees open sin, he/she should point it out. We should be able to give the reason it isn't an act of love to allow a person to harm themselves. There are so few people that actually read and practice the Bible today, "real" Christians are kicked to the curb and the world is spinning into the abyss. For me, the reason America has sunk to the level it has is we are obsessed with all the wrong reasons to vote when we should be looking to vote in the most Bible believing Christians we can. Even the Republicans are trying to shut us out by not emphasizing social issues. IMO, if we elected Christians, the other problems would take care of themselves. As in the Bible, when Israel had a bad king, slavery and ruin followed. A Godly king brought blessing and plenty. If you have a chance to see the DVD on Isaiah 9-10 prophesy, do it. It pretty much explains what we have done to ourselves and how are too stiff necked to repent and bring revival to the land. We will have to be crushed under God's punishment to bend out knee to God. These principles are universal from your relationship to your family and friends and to your country and the world. 911 happened in 2001. Sept 2008 was seven years later and the beginning of the economic crisis. Sept 2015 is seven years later. If we haven't repented yet, what will the next "crisis" be? We have had plenty of time, we just haven't. I would imagine Iran will have a nuke or 2 by then. I wonder where they will test them? Is a nuke attack enough to bring us back to God? I fear we will see. Is killing our babies and marrying sodomites that important? Leviticus 18:22 tells us what God will do to a country that accepts sodomy. Is abortion the same as sacrificing to Molech? I don't want to find out. If the church would raise awareness of these things, perhaps we could repent in time. Most churches don't even preach against sodomy anymore. Some have gay deacons and others say why preach to the choir?

    Well, because the choir needs to know what God thinks of it, that's why.

  • You’ve Been Invited To A [Fill In The Blank]: Should You Go?

    05/19/2014 9:01:02 AM PDT · 35 of 46
    chuckles to Gamecock
    Thank you for this article. As we read the comments, we see it is needed to remind us of what is expected of Christians. As an example, A couple of Thanksgivings ago, all of my family wanted to have Thanksgiving in the country,( which means my house), so the plans were made and turkeys were bought. I have a 4 bedroom house and we planned on 17 people. As the plans were being made, my niece was brought up. She had been shacking up with her boyfriend for about 10 years and had 2 children by him. I said they cannot sleep together in my house and the trouble started. It was 100% against me as I was messing up Thanksgiving for everyone with my old outdated ideas. Arguments ensued and I stuck to my guns. I was raising a child myself and told them my daughter is watching us to see if we believe what we teach. My daughter was early teen and experiencing "modern teaching" everywhere, while we were trying to teach her morals from the Bible.

    To make a long story short, they all agreed to my wishes and we had a pleasant Thanksgiving. Lo and behold, about a year later, they got married and were "born again". Their own children started to question their relationship and put pressure on their own parents. Now they are devout Christians that participate in all church activities and feed the poor on Thanksgiving and Christmas, the father is a deacon in his church and my niece teaches Sunday School. Could my "standing my ground" have caused such a thing as this? I don't know, but I'm convinced that by staying firm, God blessed me and them. The rest of the arguing members now seem to feel as I do for some reason.

    Just by rejecting the traditions of men makes a statement to all that watch. Is it so bad to be known as the religious zealot that is a stick in the mud for Christ? My relationship is with Christ. The Word tells us we must "hate" our mother and father, our sons and daughters. Does it really mean "hate"? No, it just means Jesus comes first. You can't be double minded and follow Christ. You cannot have two masters. You will love the one and hate the other. For those that say "I don't know any homosexuals", #1,....that a lie, and #2 at some point you will have a situation that will cross your beliefs and the world. This poster is just trying to show you what Scripture says you should do if you value your relationship with God. There is no need to be hateful, but you should remain firm. It will undoubtedly be an opportunity to discuss what Jesus wants for our lives in the area of love and the sanctity of marriage.

    If the world loves you, your not doing it right.

  • How to turn off automatic updates--- Firefox. Keep v 28

    05/15/2014 7:25:00 AM PDT · 23 of 46
    chuckles to Spirochete

    I have 24.5 and it still shows FF. There was a fix listed here awhile back, but I wasn’t smart enough to do it.

  • How to turn off automatic updates--- Firefox. Keep v 28

    05/15/2014 7:02:29 AM PDT · 15 of 46
    chuckles to demshateGod

    I can’t figger out how to get Pale Moon from identifying as Firefox. Even though I dropped FF, it looks like I’m still using it.

  • Magic Johnson: I Will Pray for Donald Sterling

    05/14/2014 8:46:23 AM PDT · 35 of 37
    chuckles to SeekAndFind
    I think everybody is missing the point of why Sterling was angry. If you had given 2 Bently's and a Ferrari along with an apartment to your squeeze, why would you want pics of her running with other men? It makes you look like you might not be satisfying her. He gave her freedom to do what she wanted, but just don't flaunt it. If he had been prejudiced, don't you think he would have peppered a couple of "N" words in the conversation? She seemed to prefer 7 foot monsters so the inference was he wasn't reaching the right spots. As far as "Magic" Johnson, I wouldn't want AID's brought home to me either.

    I think it had more to do with his virility than bigotry. If you pay the money, you should get what you pay for, IMO. If she didn't want the money, just leave and do what you want, but don't try to have it both ways. I think his biggest problem was he didn't get a high class hooker like most billionaires get. If you're a gold digger and land a billionaire, shouldn't she have done whatever it took to keep him? Ar we going to pretend it was true love?

    Owning a basketball team with a black coach just doesn't really scream "racist" to me. If you peel back a layer or two, we may get to a plan for Oprah and Magic buying the team. There is something more than racism here IMO.

  • Is There A Biblical Answer To Poverty?

    05/13/2014 11:48:46 AM PDT · 27 of 42
    chuckles to SeekAndFind
    The Bible is a guide from God On what God wants HIS PEOPLE TO DO. It is NOT a guide for governments. If a hungry person asks for food, He expects His church to do something. DO NOT point the way to the food stamp office and think you are pleasing God. God's people know the ones that get drunk and sleep too long to work a job versus the truly handicapped that need care. The Bible says if you don't work you don't eat, but there is nothing to keep you from helping someone with no legs. The government somehow believes they can have a law that treats the dunk dope head the same as a bedridden widow.

    There is NO INSTRUCTION for how Caesar was to govern his kingdom. The main references there would be "render unto Caesar what is Caesar's", and for us to submit to the authorities on the principle that if God was punishing His people He would give them a poor leader. The whole Bible is for the governance of God's children's lives, not how to govern a nation. If we elect Godly leaders, they will be led by God. This is why the Founders said we should prefer Christian leaders. Churches and individual believers should take care of the needy and you would find there would be less "needy".

    If a politician decides to steal my money to dole out to a special interest group, that is not a Biblical principle. What we have done is allow the substitution of the state for God and God has been pushed to the side. Paying taxes and giving food stamps doesn't buy you any Treasure in Heaven.

  • Mark Levin may get his evil wish to convene a Constitutional Convention

    05/13/2014 11:16:07 AM PDT · 134 of 215
    chuckles to Tenacious 1

    Another thing, The link posted speaks of a “Constitutional Convention”, but the discussion seem to be about taxes. We could pass laws to balance the budget without passing a Constitutional Convention. That is where my fear comes from. In a Convention, there is NO subject off limits. We could just repeal the 16th Amendment and do it some other way without an amendment as we did for a hundred years. A tax law is always tough because we can’t be constrained during times of war. It would be very difficult to write an Amendment to collect taxes ONLY ONE WAY. If we got a flat tax or a sales tax, you can bet the first year there would be a VAT, carbon, energy, or some other form of taxation to get what they want.IMO, a convention for a tax amendment would be a bunch of sound and fury to accomplish very little, and also IMHO, would open up discussion for all sorts of other “good ideas”.

  • Mark Levin may get his evil wish to convene a Constitutional Convention

    05/13/2014 11:01:07 AM PDT · 131 of 215
    chuckles to Tenacious 1
    I have researched this topic! All you need to know is the 18th and 21st Amendment. We prohibited the sale of alcohol and then repealed the Amendment. Are you so sure that if brought up today, the Second Amendment would survive unscathed? If you look at the popularity of the First Amendment, we couldn't even read the Bible in public due to hate speech laws. We have a 4th Amendment now and let me just say,..."NSA". I mean, if you open a convention like you and Levin,( And believe me, I practically worship the guy), there will be NO phrase untouched by the idiot moron fascists now in power. I challenge you to even find a modern law that is throttled back by Constitutional principle. There is a list of permitted actions the Feds can take and a list of forbidden actions the Feds can do, but they are constantly doing whatever the hell they want, ObamaCare being the latest. Where does it say they can force my company to drop my insurance I bargained for and substitute an inferior product for a higher price? If Texas tried to force that, they would get crucified, but since we have Ca, Ma, NY, Co and others, I'm forced into a sort of slavery and charged a fine if I don't. The SCOTUS and all below found it permitted some how. My biggest fear is #2 would be modified or done away with. That is the Amendment that protects the other 9.

    To allow people today to have this much power is the same as giving a 4 year old a hair trigger .45 Colt and expecting nothing bad to happen.

    The idea is an interesting one and has been discussed for much of my 62 years of life, but to expect a good outcome is just naive, IMO.

    If limits were put into the legislation to ONLY discuss one topic and if things were added to modify something expressly spoken about in the existing Constitution, I think you would be astounded at how other topics would be injected. I'm not saying it should NEVER be allowed because that is the provided mechanism we have, But the level of morals and education we have today almost insures a tragedy.

    Much of my fear comes from knowing the difference between a democracy and a republic. We passed just laws and live by those laws in a republic. A democracy is just mob rule. Go back and watch some file film of the "Occupy" movement and tell me you want their opinion on even what time of day it is. As an example, sodomy has been illegal everywhere for thousands of years. Anyone accepting sodomy has been destroyed and erased. Today, over 60% want acceptance of sodomy and are willing to put you into reeducation camps as they crow about their tolerance. I'm absolutely sure sodomy would be ensconced into law as a protected species if the opportunity arises. As it sits now, we could vote out the sodomites if we chose to. If it were in law, there would be no chance and YOU would end up as a law breaker instead of a good citizen.

  • Mark Levin may get his evil wish to convene a Constitutional Convention

    05/13/2014 8:01:30 AM PDT · 91 of 215
    chuckles to chuckles
    I should make plain that in an Article 5 Convention, any amendments will be discussed. That means the other 10 can be amended. That would include changing them into something unrecognizable or zeroing them out. Just as in the 2nd Amendment, just modify it to define the militia at the Nat Guard. The first Amendment could be modified with the term "hate" speech. Of course who determines what is hate?

    I'm just saying this is a can of worms that would probably end up in a way we weren't expecting. You have to remember, IMO, we are NOT in the majority anymore, and I certainly doubt we could get a 2/3 or 3/4 vote on any subject now. Over 80% of Americans claim to be Christians, yet we have open homosexuality, Abortion, Bible bans, no prayer, ect. The caliber of "citizen"( I use that loosely), has no clue about human nature and have NO wisdom. The beauty of our Founders was they understood completely what it would take for freedom to reign. We have lost that. today.

  • Mark Levin may get his evil wish to convene a Constitutional Convention

    05/13/2014 7:49:42 AM PDT · 85 of 215
    chuckles to Biggirl
    Because the new convention will lose the 1st, 2nd, and 4th Amendment at the least. We have already virtually lost the 9th and 10th years ago. You will never get the kinds of numbers needed to pass anything of consequence. You won't like the result. Why not convene some sort of tribunal to impeach a majority of the creeps that refuse to follow what is written now? We need a purge of about half the judges and 3/4 of the legislators.

    Does anyone believe we will ever get rid of Harry Reid, or Pelosi? San Fran loves her.

    The only ways I know of of doing these things involves blood. Having a large argument for years won't fix a thing, IMO.

  • Obamacare Question: Ditch Employer Mandate?

    05/12/2014 1:57:37 PM PDT · 9 of 14
    chuckles to VRW Conspirator

    To late for me. I will lose my insurance at the end of this year, probably after the election. I worked 30 years to get it when retired and paid for by my company. Once it is canceled, I won’t be getting it back from my company,...I retired. I found this out through an 8-k given by ATT to JP Morgan bank. The company seems to know nothing about it and the union has never heard of it. Yet there it is, a required document from ATT to get their stock rated. I’m screwed.

  • What Would Jesus Do On the Death Penalty?

    05/06/2014 2:06:46 PM PDT · 45 of 48
    chuckles to caww
    I'm wondering if everyone here has seen the Youtube video on the Harbingers by Johnathan Cahn. There are several of them there and some are better than others. The point is America have been cursed now because of 50 years of abortion and now gay marriage. I could give you a bunch of verses on it but start with Leviticus 18:22 where God promises to vomit us out of the land we defile. Then 9-11 happened and a modern prophet drew a connection to Isaiah 9:10. It makes quite a case that America is finished if we don't repent. We haven't repented. Then the market crash in 2008 on the exact day Jews were to forgive debts every 7 years. If the prophesy is true we can expect another punishment in Sept 2015, 7 years later than 2008. Then we have the "4 Blood Moons" right on Jewish Feast days ending in 2015.

    If we don't repent and change our ways back to what is acceptable to God, America is finished, IMO. If people call themselves Christian, they can't just brush over the facts saying, well that was long ago for someone else. Killing babies and letting murderers live is calling evil good. Allowing sodomites to marry is calling evil good. We are reviled as haters, which is calling good evil. It's time to decide if you are willing to follow God or be the one He says "I never knew you". The lights should crawl out from under the baskets and make it to the top of the hill. As Christian soldiers, we seem to be laying in the bottom of a muddy foxhole with our helmets pulled down over our eyes and our swords sheathed. God is shouting to take the hill and here we set.

    No matter if you believe this or not, if Hillary get elected America is finished. You will not believe what's in store if we survive 8 years of this for another 8 years of the same.

    It's time to figure out what Jesus would do and then do it. It's not enough to talk about it. Everywhere in verse we read that we are to be doer's of the Word and not just hearer's. If you aren't being called a fanatic fundamentalist Jesus freak, your probably not doing it right.

  • Ted Cruz’s Two Takes on Transparency

    05/06/2014 7:21:49 AM PDT · 6 of 6
    chuckles to SoConPubbie

    We just witnessed the results of listing donors when the CEO of Mozilla was run off due to giving $1000 to prop 8 in California. $1000, 10 years ago, to a 3rd party group, cost him his ability to make a living. I agree with Cruz. If he had given money to a politician, we could watch if he received any undue benefit from said donation, but giving to a 3rd party influence group is the purest of free speech. Supporting an idea is much different than supporting a person. It’s tough for an idea to be influenced by money but almost any person can be bought, we just have to negotiate a price. Even the purest pol will think twice about his vote if he knows it will cost him millions. Giving money to an advocacy group is just supporting an idea. They won’t change their mind if you don’t give. If donations fall off, they just go out of business. If they get more donations, they have the ability to support the idea more. That’s the beauty of the NRA. They are derided as the evil pro gun group drowning in money. That just means more people support the second Amendment than not. If Soros gives billions to a candidate, we are basically electing Soros. There should be limits and disclosure. As we found out in the Clinton elections, even China got a seat at the American table. What difference would it make if China gave to the NRA or to an abortion group?

  • Hash oil explosions rise with legalized marijuana

    05/06/2014 1:30:01 AM PDT · 14 of 32
    chuckles to melsec
    There are YouTube videos about the oil used for medicine. It can be used for IBS or Crohn's and I'm sure other reasons. There is a girl that was literally dying and needed her colon removed but cured herself with this oil. She states she is completely cured. I don't know if that means in remission or cured, but she is still using the oil.

    Another source for info would be to read about the stock symbol GWPH. I can't remember the name of the company, but they are working on several chemicals removed from pot. They are excited about a treatment for MS right now. The stock looks risky, but maybe they will hit on something, no pun intended.

  • What Would Jesus Do On the Death Penalty?

    05/06/2014 1:16:49 AM PDT · 42 of 48
    chuckles to caww

    We still have it in Texas. When I was young, we had it for rape. Now that women have been liberated, we call it sexual assault and it’s treated like somebody got beat up. The old southern ideas about how to treat a woman have been swept under the liberal rug. Course, many of the old rapes involved blacks with white women and trees were involved. I guess they figure the woman would heal up and forget about it so they lowered the penalty.

  • What Would Jesus Do On the Death Penalty?

    05/06/2014 1:06:34 AM PDT · 40 of 48
    chuckles to NKP_Vet
    There were several problems with the Tucker death sentence that were out of the norm. Bush was known to be a "tough on crime" kinda guy, so she had to overcome that which was a tall hurdle, and yes, Texas is a tough on crime state. If a woman bats her eyes and asks for clemency Bush would have looked weak to many and many Texans that knew the case were not very interested in mercy for her. If you heard or read about the case, she wasn't a very sympathetic figure.

    The problems started with real Christians. They bonded with her spirit. If you have the Holy Spirit, you can tell if this was just another "jail house Jesus" convert. I have been around many and believe me, it's tougher than you might think. While in jail, they have little more to do than read the Bible. Many are more knowledgeable than the average local pastors. If you meet her, there was something there that you would know it was real. She had said that if the state wanted to, she was OK with taking her punishment because she would be with Jesus. She however had built up quite a ministry in prison and had many prisoners depending on her for their spiritual healing. She married a local pastor while behind bars and they really loved each other. It became quite evident that allowing her to remain alive in jail for life was not that big of a stretch for most politicians. Dubya didn't really have the power to force the parole board to grant clemency, but we were all hoping he would at least put his 2 cents in favor for her. The problem there is always 40 more heinous criminals would line up behind her and say they deserved mercy because they met Jesus or Allah or turned Wiccan or something.

    The pressure was pretty great for her to be put to death. The husband of the woman that was killed was adamant he would never forgive her. The brother of the dead woman had forgiven her and was on Karla's side. It was so ironic it was almost humorous when the victims husband was saying when Karla got to heaven with his wife, she would beat the hell out of Karla. You had to dig a little to find out the victim was sleeping around on her husband and I was wondering how a murderer like Karla would end up in the same place as an adulterer. I thought then, just like Jesus to throw some irony in a situation like this. The murderer is in heaven and the victim is in hell. I guess we won't know till we get there.

    Just as kind of a side note, I think,( meaning I'm not sure), I lived about mile from the father of the victim. I installed his phones when he built a house where I lived. He stated his daughter had been killed by a pick ax and wondered if I had heard about it. I assumed it was the Tucker murders. I guess someone else could have been killed by a pick ax, but I wasn't really interested in talking very long. He built a humongous ugly home that resembles a jail. He was a millionaire that invented the goose neck trailer or maybe he just built goose neck trailers by the thousands, I'm not sure, but he was filthy rich. The home he built was big and square so he could have young boys over to party with. He divorced his wife and thought boys were better. He was in his 60's. He had a 40 car parking area covered so the license plates were hidden. A couple of years after Karla died he was found murdered in the home. He had kidnapped a couple of homeless boys and held them there for sex toys. One got loose and found his shotgun and waited for him to come home. Shot him in the face and left the house.

    The house cost $3 million to build but couldn't be sold for $300k. They finally bulldozed it. It was named "Murder Mansion" by local folklore.

  • What Would Jesus Do On the Death Penalty?

    05/05/2014 7:51:03 AM PDT · 28 of 48
    chuckles to NKP_Vet
    The Bible gives explicit laws for death. Jesus said He didn't come to change the Law, but to fulfill it. That means to "pay the price". There is nothing wrong with us changing whatever penalty we want to from the Biblical price to an agreed upon price. Ergo, it isn't necessary to stone an adulteress, but adultery should always be forbidden in society.

    What we see today is sodomy being celebrated rather than forbidden written into law. Sodomy is, and always has been a sin, but as long as the "sin" was kept in the dark, we haven't executed the perps for 200 years. Leviticus 18:22 tells us what God thinks of sodomy and the penalty for accepting it in the country is loss of your country. Murder has always had a death penalty except for the short period recently overturned by the SCOTUS. God recommended the penalties in the OT to solve societal ills, but we are not bound to kill a child that back talks his father. The problem lies when you don't agree with God that a sin is a sin. When you decide murdering your child is legal if it's in the womb, but a child is not executed for attacking his parents, it shows the prejudice against God's reasoning. If a homosexual was shunned and kept in the closet, I don't think God would punish the country that decided to change the law, but accepting sodomy into the society is grounds for God's intervention, ergo the Sodom and Gomorrah account. Most of the rest of the admonishments against homosexuals had to do with their own sinfulness and repentance, such as found in 1st Cor where Paul said "such WERE some of you". The sin could be forgiven if they repented and remained chaste or switched to heterosexual relationships. The problem remains the judgement that is carried out on the LAND that accepts sodomy. We can repent, but the land won't and must be judged. No one would suggest that we accept thieves into our midst, yet many of the death penalties in the Bible listed by Moses from God have been overturned in the modern age. If we wrote a law that said "blacks" should get the death penalty for a crime but whites should get prison time for the same crime, there would be an uproar. How is a defenseless child worth less legally than a child out of the womb? The injustice found in our laws for individuals I believe anger God as we move away from His civil structure as to what is a crime and what isn't.

    Jesus came to fulfill GOD'S Law, not man's. He made little comment on man's law and appeared to refuse to challenge whatever the Romans had on the books at the time. He didn't refuse to pay Roman taxes, but had the advantage of getting money from a fish. This is why slavery is written about in the NT. God didn't take a position on it's legality, but gave a Christian's response to the treatment of slaves or the response a slave should have to his owner. This is how a Christian should treat a slave should they ever find themselves owning one. Obviously Jesus came to set the captive free, so I don't see Adam and Eve owning slaves. The reality was and had been for thousands of years that slaves were taken after battle from both sides and rules were written.

    The old ruse that God wrote the 6th Commandment to stop the death penalty for murder is just a non believer's construct. A better translation of the law should have said "Thou shalt not murder", or "Thou shalt not shed innocent blood". As it is translated now, we have weirdo's that won't step on a cockroach, but will abort their child.

    God measures the heart, so giving mercy to a criminal is not unlawful, but accepting the sin is an abomination to Him. A recent example was Karla Faye Tucker. She murdered people with pick ax and admitted it and received the death penalty. After several years in prison, she received Jesus and became a lay preacher in prison and brought many to repentance. The law said she was to die, but many believed she was no longer a threat to anyone and asked for mercy. The state had the right to execute her, but it could also show mercy. She was eventually executed due to politics. At the same time, murderers are grated clemency all the time without any repentance. In the end, we all meet God and are judged for our lives. The irony about Ms. Tucker was she was a repented killer, but the woman and man she killed were in the middle of committing adultery when she killed them. It would be ironic if God judged the victim and welcomed the murderer. If we received the "justice" that we should get, we are all doomed. Mercy is always desired, but Grace is unspeakable joy. That's why we sing about it as Christians.

  • Death, murder, hedonism, or God

    04/24/2014 5:03:23 PM PDT · 9 of 9
    chuckles to LearsFool

    I can’t see how exposing the people to what God expects of His people would hurt anything. Today we are denying we are even a Christian nation. If you want to remain a non believer, that’s your choice, but you must know what we, as American’s expect of you. To make what is expected of you some sort of sliding scale decided each morning by pagan with no morals, you get what we have today. No one can force a person to love God, but His ways are what make a good citizen. God’s people will always be different than the inhabitants at large. I believe people are judged and countries are judged, just not at the same time. We are judged at death and counties are judged right now. As we watch our country falling into judgement, there will always be a remnant of believers that will be judged individually. I’m not calling for people to be forced into Christianity, but that our country be unmistakeably ruled by Biblical Law.

  • Death, murder, hedonism, or God

    04/24/2014 4:52:15 PM PDT · 8 of 9
    chuckles to metalurgist
    Obviously you have no clue about "my bunch". Everyone I know is for the death penalty and law and order. You may be mistaking me for the libs that have gay deacons and Catholics that march outside prisons on execution day.

    I have never called for ending the death penalty and the Bible calls for it for several crimes. The lukewarm pew sitters believe God has changed His mind and and evolves with the times. If you could trade the time in the 1950's and early 60's, for now, the big difference is the decline in religion in the culture. It's not Christians approving gun control and gay marriage and free dope. We do have a few cults that write their own Bibles that would have been laughed out of Christianity 50 years ago.

    Now if wanting a 15 year old to change his life and not end up dead or in prison and his victims to live in peace, well I'll claim that "bunch". You won't do that by denying them any exposure to God's teachings. Just remember the LIBS "claim: to be Christians as they approve of abortion and gay marriage and then want to turn the murderers out. Christians that follow the teachings of Christ don't believe the Bible says that. Jesus said, I didn't come to change the Law, but to fulfill it. An eye for an eye still stands. People with Obama stickers on their cars in the parking lot get a conversation with a church leader where I go. We don't believe liberalism and Christ can mix together. They can be a Christian or a Democrat, but not both. The evolution of the people you are talking about are who I'm talking about. In the 1950's sodomy was against the law and if you had a son that was a sodomite, it was still against God's law. Today, we are told we can't judge sin and to butt out. Scripture says that's not the case. In Texas while growing up, rape was a death penalty case. Today it has evolved into sexual assault, as if the woman just got a slap or something.

    The whole point of my post was to opine over the world drifting away from God, ...exactly what you seem to think I'm causing. All I can say is it ain't me and mine.

    If you name some of these "God Squaders" that you seem to blame, would that be the religious zealots like Pelosi, any Kennedy, Biden, Kerry? They all have the little smear of ashes on their forehead on TV just as they vote to kill more babies and back sodomite marriage. The ashes are just a reminder of their appointment to burn soon in hell.

  • Death, murder, hedonism, or God

    04/24/2014 11:00:48 AM PDT · 5 of 9
    chuckles to DPMD

    Of course I agree that everyone should enjoy the protections of the Bill Of Rights. Having an armed homeowner would make a difference, but I was concentrating more on why people are killing each other in the first place. I, of course, am armed, but I also have no desire to kill and rob anyone. I’m sure there is a factor in a criminal mind that warns him to choose and unarmed mark, but why not remove the unction to kill and rob with something like, .....maybe Salvation? Maybe good citizenship? How about guilt and shame? Our Founders knew the human heart was dark and gave us the 2nd Amendment, but they also knew that without God, there aren’t enough guns.

  • Death, murder, hedonism, or God

    04/24/2014 10:53:54 AM PDT · 4 of 9
    chuckles to Grampa Dave

    My comments aren’t necessarily aimed at Blacks. Wouldn’t it be something if Blacks universally forced prayer and Bible study in their precincts and showed what a difference it made? I think we can all agree the largest failure has been in Black areas, but all of America has gone spiritually insane. Proposing Charter schools that mandated prayer and Bible study in urban schools would prove quickly what I’m talking about. It would be virtually overnight, and universal in scope so that even the secular atheists would have to admit it.

  • Death, murder, hedonism, or God

    04/24/2014 10:40:27 AM PDT · 1 of 9
    chuckles
  • Glenn Beck Moves Into Movie Production (Exclusive)

    04/17/2014 8:16:41 AM PDT · 103 of 169
    chuckles to DouglasKC
    Good word. I recently used Lev 18: 22 in a message to try to show that the LAND will vomit us out after the Duck Dynasty, Rose Bowl Parade, and Grammy controversies came to light. Got a good reception, but that amounts to about 60 people. If MY people, called by My name will humble themselves......... We haven't even repented in our own churches. More and more churches have gone gay. Even baptist churches in Texas, of all places, have gay deacons now. Obama called on an openly gay preacher to pray at the Easter Prayer Breakfast just a few days ago. Sexual sin is different from other sin. Sodomy defiles the land. God declared the reason the Canaanites were thrown out was due to sodomy and bestiality. A sodomite can repent and be saved, but the land shouldn't make it legal or we will reap what we have sown. Stealing is a sin against God, but sodomy is a sin against the land God has provided for His people.

    Who will stand and shout sodomy is Death! Not even the mainstream denominations utter a word. If you do, you are called the "Phelps" wannabees. Jesus didn't come to make peace, but to divide families with a sword. I'm guessing Beck doesn't even want to say anything out loud on his God provided, pulpit. God is looking for someone to stand in the gap,.....Apparently Beck isn't him.

  • Glenn Beck Moves Into Movie Production (Exclusive)

    04/17/2014 7:50:50 AM PDT · 79 of 169
    chuckles to JihadiKiller
    This is just my opinion. I think a good man got his break, put in a good effort, but failed to make a difference. After awhile it become overwhelmingly difficult to keep going. In a nutshell, he is fighting God. We are doomed to spiral down into Gomorrah, just as the Bible predicts and we can't stop it. The Bible tells us to "overcome" till the end. It's not about making a difference, because we can't, but our job is to resist. With abortion now so common that mentioning 55 million gets a yawn, and having gay weddings at the Rose Bowl parade gets almost no notice, we have lost America. Our job is to stand firm with no compromise. Once you put your hand to the plow, you can't let up or you aren't worthy to Jesus.

    Beck probably thought with all the blessings God showered upon him, he could make a difference. There are powers and principalities in charge, however. God had declared "Ichabod" over America several years ago. Watch "The Harbinger" or anything connected to Johnathan Cahn on YouTube. We pronounced our own curse upon America years ago. IMHO, we have been doomed from the 60's with "God is Dead, Free Love, Prayer removed from school, and other indications that we have turned to our own ways.

    Beck, with hundreds of millions and fame, can't change what's coming. All you have to do is read the Old Testament and find out what happens to Israel when they follow other gods. God doesn't change,and apparently, neither do we.

  • The ugly story behind the persecution of Catherine Engelbrecht

    04/14/2014 11:18:50 AM PDT · 12 of 29
    chuckles to Starman417
    The easy thing I can't understand about Congress is, who in the IRS can call the FBI on someone? How about the BATF? EPA, OSHA? Can you imagine a Middle level bureaucrat picking up the phone ans siccing the BATF on someone they audited?

    Why not just call the BATF guy that was sent there and ask them under oath who sent them? With the FBI being in on it, they are doubtful to do any kind of investigation. With the BATF, EPA, and OSHA all paying a visit, probably one of them will give up their boss that OK'd the trip to Houston to harass this lady. Surely there is a paper trail for the airlines with someone signing off on the plane tickets. I bet in 30 minutes I could get 30 names to call before the committee under oath. They would all know that they are in jeopardy of perjury with their gubmint pension on the line.

    The "little" people will give these guys up so quick your head would spin. At some point Learner would have to give up her boss or go down herself and no immunity would be needed.

    I blame the Repubs for being stuck on stupid. If Lois thinks she's safe, then go around her. What would a detective do?

  • ‘Noah’ Now Closely Tied With ‘God’s Not Dead’ at Box Office

    04/14/2014 8:49:43 AM PDT · 12 of 16
    chuckles to Dark Knight

    The death of “main stream” religion is well on track. More and more we see libs quoting verse to “prove” Jesus was a socialist and Sodom was destroyed because the Sodomites were disrespectful to the angels, and of course now, people were destroyed due to environmental concerns from God. I recently did a message on homosexuality destroying the land that God gives His people and Googled “gay deacons”. I was astounded at the cottage industries set up to write pure crap for internet users to read. If you don’t study your Bible it is possible to convince anybody of anything. Many “experts” couldn’t possibly have ever read the Bible and understood anything. I’ll wager there are many people now that put “Noah” right up there with “The Ten Commandments” and Charlon Heston. Of course we know now that the debate is settled on climate change, I just wasn’t aware that it was settled in Genesis. I’m still searching Scripture for the Rock people, but I’m sure it’s just a translation problem.