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  • Rafael Cruz: “I Implore Every Member of the Body of Christ to Vote According to the Word of God”

    05/02/2016 12:07:52 PM PDT · 74 of 96
    chuckles to VanDeKoik
    No, I didn't vote Huckabee or Santorum. And of course I didn't vote for Carter. But that's the point, Carter was for abortion. He couldn't be a Sunday school teacher anywhere in my town.

    My point is you need to exercise judgement when voting. Trump is a liar. An obvious pretender. Why do you keep doing the same things if you want something different? Trump is a RINO, just like BONER, Just like Christie, Just like Rep KING, like McCain and 100 others.If you say you don't like Dems, why vote for Trump? He supports their causes and gives them money and he just changed his registration when he decided to run. His kids are STILL reg Dems. Ask yourself why he decided to run as a Rep instead of against Hillary? If it's Hillary and Trump, it really doesn't matter who wins.

  • Rafael Cruz: “I Implore Every Member of the Body of Christ to Vote According to the Word of God”

    05/02/2016 11:47:45 AM PDT · 69 of 96
    chuckles to SubMareener

    David repented, Trump says he hasn’t done anything he needs to repent from.

  • Rafael Cruz: “I Implore Every Member of the Body of Christ to Vote According to the Word of God”

    05/02/2016 11:28:07 AM PDT · 64 of 96
    chuckles to SVTCobra03
    I frankly don't know where this "Dominionist" stuff came from other than Trumpsters looking to "brand" Cruz as something other than a Southern Baptist. The verses Cruz's dad quotes have been taught in Sermons for hundreds of years at least.

    Try Proverbs 13:22, Isa 61 :6, Micah 4:13, Zech 14:14, Eze 7:19, and James 5:1-5. There are dozens more, but basically they discuss the justice that will follow when Jesus comes to rule and reign for 1000 years after the Last Days. During this period, it is discussed that the just will live in houses they didn't build and eat food they didn't grow. There is mention that The people left behind in the Rapture will rule and reign with Christ over the cities.

    They key to this thinking is to be raptured to meet Jesus for the wedding feast and be forever with Him wherever He may be. The virgins with enough oil refer toy the church with the Holy Spirit and the unwise virgins are the church that denies the gifts of the Spirit and get left behind to face the Antichrist. Rapture and salvation are 2 different things. To be saved is as easy as confessing Christ as Lord and savior and placing your faith in Him. The problem there is many do not elevate Him to Lordship of their lives. many refuse the gifts of the Spirit, which renders them almost powerless to live the life God has called them for. The rapture is the calling of God's people to wed the King of Kings. He chooses people that love Him, people that have done His bidding, people that converse with Him and long for His coming. You might be surprised how many if asked would say "I don't want Jesus to come back because I want to watch my grand babies, or I have a new job, or I have a boat I want to sail to an island. These are the ones that WILL be left behind even if they have confessed Jesus. Building the Kingdom of God requires power on high, such as healing's, prophesy, speaking in tongues, and the other gifts. many don't want these gifts, so they remain powerless to the Kingdom as the man given one talent and he buried it. A reading Of Revelation shows the church is raptured, God's wrath is poured out, at least 2.5 billion people will die, and Jesus will return with His "bride" to rule and reign for 1000 years. There will be people left behind to deal with this mess. When Jesus rules from the throne in Jerusalem, wealth will be redistributed. If you believe the Bible, that's what it says. If not, you just want to make Cruz a weirdo. Most of the parables speak of just these things. A virgin is the bride of Christ, He will not accept a non virgin. A servant is just that,...a servant. Either you serve Christ or you sit on a pew waiting for lunch. A non Christian cannot be a servant. A non Christian commits adultery with idol's and cannot be a virgin for Christ. The purpose of the parables of this type are to tell you that God expects "works" from the saved people. Works don't save anyone, but God saves you to build the Kingdom, not to ignore Him till Jesus comes.

    The purpose of this post is just to show that God taking the unjust wealth is not a crazy idea, it's in His Word. Frankly, I don't care because Jesus will provide everything I need at that time, but many will still be in an unglorified body and waiting to die and need to eat and live in a house While on Earth.

    If your church doesn't teach these things, they are not teaching the whole council of God and you have been misled.

  • Rafael Cruz: “I Implore Every Member of the Body of Christ to Vote According to the Word of God”

    05/02/2016 10:19:28 AM PDT · 40 of 96
    chuckles to mountn man

    So your saying Boner is your idol? I thought we were supposed to be getting the RINO’s out?

  • Rafael Cruz: “I Implore Every Member of the Body of Christ to Vote According to the Word of God”

    05/02/2016 10:17:33 AM PDT · 37 of 96
    chuckles to C19fan
    The level of discourse here on FR is frankly become disgusting. I feel like I'm on DU or Hufpo reading some posts here. There's not one of you that don't know what Cruz's father was saying, but act like he's from another planet.

    He was just remarking that we should not put people in power that disregard God's Word. Trump has married 3 times, OK, give the guy some grace, but tossing your wife to get a younger one,....twice, kinda degrades the Idea of "love". He loves Planned Parrenthood, That's straight out of Lucifer. He's for gay marriage, again, give me chapter and verse for that one. He's for molesters hanging out at the mall bathrooms waiting for your child, that just takes a little common sense. Cursing from his filthy mouth, can blessing come from the same mouth that curses? Romans 1:32 says you can't support sin and say you don't sin because you aren't the one doing it.

    There are dozen's more, but if you look at Trump and don't see who he is, you completely lack discernment. He couldn't quote even one favorite verse, and spoke of "Two Corinthians".

    He's a pretender. A pew sitter. I'm willing to bet he hasn't gone to church more than a couple of times this year, and that was photo ops.

    I admit, I am a little different than most. I go to church every Sunday and Wed. I teach Sunday school and have Bible studies in my home every week. But a candidate for POTUS should be at least familiar with something Christian. Just his statement about being "neutral" towards Israel should shake you to your core. America WILL NOT STAND without Israel. America again, WILL NOT STAND according to Leviticus 18:22-30. A Christian would never support Pelosi, Clinton, Schumer, Obama, for leaders of the people because they support sin and reject prayer, and God's Word.

    People here at FR have always supported the Founders and quote from them. What about Americans should always prefer Christians for their leaders, yet they are constantly saying now, "I'm not voting for pastor but for POTUS." Well, maybe you should be voting for pastor of America if you want some of this crap fixed. Quit voting for the people that put us in this predicament in the first place. God will not and cannot bless a nation that kicked Him to the curb. Maybe school shootings would disappear if we had prayer in school and Bible study again. Maybe our debt would disappear electing people with common sense and respect for God. Maybe we could win a war if we stopped murdering our children and having sex with everything that walks. We haven't won a war since "sex drugs, and rock and roll, became the mantra of the US.

    Trump is a Democrat and all that goes with that. They even voted to remove God from their platform. Every piece of trash in America is a Democrat, dope heads, prostitutes, atheists, Clinton, Harry Reed, ect, and Trumps supports them all. He was for the Brady Bill,... does that make him a life long NRA member? He's lying! He's a lair and the truth is not in him.

    If or when Trump is elected, I will be here reminding the fools here on FR how they got "Had", by a liar from the pit of hell called NYC. Now he will swing to the left, back where he came from and you all will be making excuses that he has to say stuff like that to get elected. He will start to tout all the statement he made in the past and start to flash canceled checks to Dems to show he's not as bad as BLM makes him out to be. The Truth lies in what He has DONE in the past, not what he says. I wonder what people here on FR are going to say when he nominates a NYC lawyer he's friends with nominated by Cuomo for SCOTUS? He's even mention Ichan for some position in his cabinet. Ichan is a Dem and just mentioned Republicans were stupid and know nothing about the economy. He could be Treasury Sec or some other key position in a Trump administration.

  • How I Discovered True Masculinity [Homosexuals Do NOT Want You To Read His Testimony!]

    04/27/2016 6:34:05 PM PDT · 9 of 17
    chuckles to the OlLine Rebel

    But don’t all black people eat fried chicken and watermelon?

  • Spirits Who Minister (Protestant Devotional and Caucus)

    04/27/2016 11:06:34 AM PDT · 10 of 11
    chuckles to HarleyD

    These are fallen angels with Satan, not angelic angels. They don’t follow what God says anymore. I have so much to do right now, I will try to get back to you later. We also had a storm last night and lost some trees. The electricity has been out all night and just came on. Give me a day or two and I will come back to discuss. I love this subject.

  • Spirits Who Minister (Protestant Devotional and Caucus)

    04/26/2016 1:32:16 PM PDT · 7 of 11
    chuckles to HarleyD
    An interesting exercise for me was to read the Book of Enoch. Of course it wasn't included in the modern Bible, but is plain that the early Christians and Jews knew of the book because Jude quoted from it in vs 14. The early church used the Septuagint which contained several books we don't have and of course we have no record of Jesus saying they were forbidden. We know Enoch was raptured before the Flood and we have no idea who wrote it or when, but if the Apostles read it, I find it at least interesting to see what they knew. The whole book is filled with explanations of what angels were doing in the early days. I find the Nephilim (Genesis 6)stories explained at least in a logical story in Enoch. Also, the question of why God found Noah "perfect" in his generations, but needing "grace" from God is explained by the fallen angels were messing with human DNA and animals and anyone not pure was removed by the Flood. They also seemed to teach women potions and skills that maybe humans weren't supposed to know.( witches?)

    Anyway, as a fun exercise, read it and see if it answers any questions you might have about angels. Over the years, the biggest things to learn about angels is they aren't children with wings, they are no women angels mentioned anywhere, we don't turn into angels when we die, and they are refereed to in the Bible as "Sons of God". Adam was a created being by God and was refereed to as a "Son of God". Cain and Able were sons of man, as are all of us until we are "born again". Jesus was the "Second Adam" and is known as The Son of God" His saving blood sacrifice gives us the right to become "Sons of God" also. The flesh must die and we must rise again as a creation of God to be His Son. There has been a long standing argument who the "Sons of God" were in Gen 6. To be a Son of God, He must create them. If it were religious holy believing men, as some say, why would their children become freakish hybrids that God found necessary to destroy? Being created by God doesn't guarantee that you are "Godly". There is Satan, a created being, and his fallen angels that all fell short. Also Adam was directly created by God and fell soon after.

  • Stossel: I have lung cancer. My medical care is excellent but the customer

    04/26/2016 12:22:53 PM PDT · 61 of 86
    chuckles to ken5050
    There is NO WAY a NYC hospital is better for cancer than MD Anderson in Houston. I was there 5 years ago and it worked very well with top care and was very patient sensitive. I had Hollywood stars, Middle East Sheikhs, Chinese oligarchs, and various people that could afford to go anywhere in the world, including NY, but decided Houston was the place to go. After 39 treatments and 5 years cured, I agree with them. I met several people that were told they have 6 mo to live and walked out of MD Anderson healed. Not everyone can live, but there were some pretty bad cases healed at MD Anderson in front of my eyes.

    I'm not a doctor and don't have a clue what Stossel's diagnosis is, but the proton machine in Houston,(there are about 9-10 in the world) can destroy many tumors without cutting out your lung, or any other parts. I personally knew a man that was scheduled to have his face cut off from under his nose to his neck and then get radiation just to live maybe another year,... walked out of MD Anderson completely healed with a scalpel ever touching him after proton treatments with absolutely NO side effects. I'm still in touch with him and he sings in his church choir 4 years later.

    Many doctors that tell you you will die have never even heard of Proton radiation, and if they have, they don't have one and won't send you somewhere where they don't get a cut of the money. The doctor that discovered my cancer had me scheduled for treatment in a clinic he had a financial interest in. When I said I was going to get a second opinion, he held his cool, but some in his office were openly hostile to me after just saying I wanted to go somewhere else. I haven's gone back.

    Oh, and Stossel,....Stop smoking dope with your libtardian friends and maybe you won't die of cancer. I never understood the same guys that hate tobacco, smoke dope and want everybody else to.

  • Christian Conservative speaks out against Ted Cruz

    04/24/2016 9:32:31 PM PDT · 63 of 104
    chuckles to mrpotatohead
    If Trump doesn't make the first vote, he's done for. Cruz will scoop up Kasich and Rubio votes along with the unbound delegates. If Cruz doesn't make it the second vote, more bound delegate votes will go to Cruz again. Trump is the one that can't win. His only chance is California. If Trump gets the 1237 there, he wins.

    What most here are missing is Trump has about 40% of the Republican vote. That doesn't win. And he loses to Hillary. He may even lose to Sanders. The NOT TRUMP vote is 60% of the vote. All Cruz has to get is 81% of that and they are waiting in the wings to vote Trump out.

  • Red vegetables are a great ally against prostate cancer

    04/24/2016 9:23:05 PM PDT · 32 of 69
    chuckles to Innovative
    This is just not true! I eat tomatoes like others eat apples. I love watermelon and the other fruits also and am just 5 years cancer free this month. I've eaten tomatoes all my life like snacks and salads. many times I would slice a couple of tomatoes and put cucumber slices in and use Italian dressing for my meal. I never make a sandwich without a full covering of tomato on it.

    What is fact is there was no one in my cancer group that wasn't low on Vitamin D. I don't know if lack of D lets the cancer grow or the cancer steals your vitamin D, but everyone was made to take massive vitamin D capsules. I say keep your D up and it may fight cancer formation.

  • TED CRUZ DOESN'T TITHE ! ! (and Charlie don't surf...)

    04/23/2016 1:54:30 PM PDT · 202 of 234
    chuckles to hsmomx3

    Paul says that since we have grace and it abounds, should we sin all the more? Certainly not! or heaven forbid!, depending on your translation.

  • TED CRUZ DOESN'T TITHE ! ! (and Charlie don't surf...)

    04/23/2016 11:07:06 AM PDT · 176 of 234
    chuckles to hsmomx3
    It is a personal matter. Maybe time to look for another church.

    It's ALL God's money, He just asks you to return 10% of it back to Him. What your pastor and church does with it is on them. The principle on you is just to give it back. When you think it's your money and you begrudgingly give it back to the rightful owner, eventually He will take what He believes you owe. Just like the Jews spent 490 years in slavery because they didn't observe the Sabbath years on the land, there was a debt owed. Your giving is your business between you and God. If your church is pounding you for money, they are missing the whole point. God can give you money as well as give the church money if you don't give, but there are always consequences for not obeying God.

    We have many in our church that choose not to take a tax deduction for various reasons. The truth is, if you give for a tax deduction, you give for the wrong reasons. Nobody knows what Cruz gives and to whom, but Cruz and God. Why should we even care? Works don't get you to heaven. We are created to do good works, but God should get the glory, not us. Trump might give millions to worthy causes, but if his relationship with God doesn't even involves asking blessing of his food, how close can he be to His Creator. When he meets God, he may brag about the giving he has done and God asks him, did it glorify me or you? When did you give me credit for the money I gave you?

    One of the most telling phrases Trump has made was, "I haven't found the need to ask forgiveness for anything". That tells much more than a number on a 1040 form.

  • TED CRUZ DOESN'T TITHE ! ! (and Charlie don't surf...)

    04/23/2016 9:41:42 AM PDT · 149 of 234
    chuckles to hsmomx3
    ...."I was taught that tithing is an old testament law only."....

    Not true. You are expected to tithe even now, but that's not the point. The point is, why would you give and brag about it on your 1040? Your right hand should not know what your left hand is doing. I know many people in my church that don't record their giving. I'm one of them. It's nobody's business what I give to God. Why would anybody even care what I give? I don't need the tax deduction, so why post it? Keeping your giving secret is a Biblical principle as old as the Widow's mite.

    What we have here is Trumpsters embarrassed that Trump rarely even goes to church and doesn't study his Bible. Trump hasn't even made his taxes available. I'm sure when they come out, there will be millions given to one charity or another. Does God care if you gave a million to the NYC Center for the arts? Or how about, The Clinton Foundation? That's not the church. All of it will just appear on a line on his 1040 and that's what the news will report.

    Another thing,...I could be a total confessing atheist and give 50% of my income to the Temple of Baal and it would be a tax deduction on my 1040. Does that somehow make me a "good person"? I'm sure it will come out that the Clinton's give hefty sums to their charity, The Clinton Foundation, to bolster their retirement. Does that make them good people?

    I can assure you Cruz is more "Christian" than Trump has ever been. I live in Texas, he's my Senator, and I have followed his career since his Solicitor General days. He's a good man and he's not a liar.

  • Trump chief: 'You'll see a real different guy'

    04/22/2016 3:48:50 PM PDT · 38 of 70
    chuckles to markomalley
    The whole point of the Cruz campaign is, TRUMP CAN'T BEAT HILLARY AND MIGHT NOT EVEN BEAT BERNIE. Now you find out he's been pretending to be conservative and you still don't get it. He's a liar! You won't get your fence, nor tax cuts, nor new trade treaties, nothing! You get what Schumer, Pelosi, Dirty Harry, and Hillary wants. He's from NYC! He has NYC values,...you know, like kill babies, take it up the arese men, child molesters in Spiderman costumes, gun registration, no AR 15's, Global Warming, no God, no prayer, Nothing conservative because he's from NYC.

    The only hope I see for Trump is you MIGHT shame him into giving you a fence, but the rest of it is right out of Hilliary's playbook. You know he voted for her as Senator. He voted for Schumer. He gave money to Bill and Hillary. They are friends.

    I can't understand the blindness on purpose here. At least Cruz is a conservative that tells the truth. You will get your fence, your tax cuts, and he will defend the USA from enemies, foreign and domestic. Just vote for a real conservative,...Cruz.

  • Donald Trump’s More Accepting Views on Gay Issues Set Him Apart in G.O.P.

    04/22/2016 3:27:01 PM PDT · 119 of 123
    chuckles to nclaurel
    So your school has a bathroom monitor?........really?

    Never heard of one, never seen one.

    Are you just arguing to be arguing? I'm telling you point blank, if someone wants to molest you or your child, THEY WILL, and you act like you will prevent it somehow by being vigilant. If these freaks start checking out bathrooms because you can't discriminate, they will loiter there and if cops come by to check them out, all they have to say is "I'm gender confused, leave me alone".

  • 10 Things to Do Before Age 40 to Retire Comfortably

    04/22/2016 11:25:36 AM PDT · 62 of 94
    chuckles to edh

    God bless you and yours. Lots of wisdom in your post. When lessons are forced on you, the least you can do is learn something from them. As you get older, many will lean on God more and more because they finally see they aren’t indestructible. I like pity parties as much as the next guy, but I usually see the goodness over the bad and I have lived long enough now to know things always change sooner or later. Just as we start to count down Obama’s term, we have to realize it will just be someone else’s crap next year, but I’m tired of his crap. More and more, I see the wisdom in leaning on God and placing all my cares in His lap. I guess when you get my age, you don’t worry so much about what might happen because all of us are going to die unless Jesus comes to get us outta here. I find spiritual studies more stimulating than anything left down here. When a doctor looks you in the face and tells you you have cancer, things get real serious, real quick. Politics and work fade into fog and your family and your own future become very focused.

  • 10 Things to Do Before Age 40 to Retire Comfortably

    04/22/2016 10:36:57 AM PDT · 45 of 94
    chuckles to Sicon
    When I retired, I had 100% paid for insurance,...Cadillac insurance. Interest rates were high enough that I made 50% of my income just on interest rates on cash. I made more on my investments that I did working. So I was set for the rest of my life according to publications,....like US News, and others.

    I wasn't counting on cancer. I never saw Obama coming. I didn't see 2008 in my lifetime. The point is, these "How To" articles are just space fillers for something that ends up in the bottom of a bird cage.

    If someone is thinking of "retiring" today, let that just mean changing jobs to something else you might enjoy more than what you are doing now. You will probably NEVER really get to retire unless you win the Lottery. A "normal" working person will NEVER save enough money other than some sort of inheritance or lucky break somewhere in your life.

    Cancer awaits many, strokes and other more uncommon maladies, await others. Car wreck injuries, and other things you do to yourself also take a toll on retirees. I even didn't do too terribly during the 2008 crash as I have been investing since Nixon and a 500 Dow and knew how to limit losses and more or less read charts to time the markets. The real problems for me came with Obama and low interest rates. Obama Care ruined me. My company ditched retirees ASAP with mandatory enrollment in Obama Care. Well, "ditched" is probably not accurate as my free medical insurance became $300 to $400 to now $700 a month, much more than my house note. Interest rates remaining low for more than a decade was also unexpected. You can't remain diversified if half of your money is drawing chump change for years at a time. Then 2008 hit and made it even more difficult.

    The point of this post is, don't even think about retiring and your plan will last more than a year. How about Social Security remaining the same amount for multiple years? Not even $20 bucks raise? Now I have survived cancer, praise God!, But high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, bad knees, and a bum back, keep me from even being a WalMart Greeter,( yeah, I know they don't have those anymore, but you get the picture.) My wife has a part time job, but had 3 just a few weeks ago, but there are NO jobs that will pay what she used to make and give her 40 hrs.

    Everything in the article is sound advice, but don't expect clear sailing in the real world.

  • Donald Trump’s More Accepting Views on Gay Issues Set Him Apart in G.O.P.

    04/22/2016 9:18:12 AM PDT · 111 of 123
    chuckles to nclaurel
    Are you with her in public school bathrooms? Are you there when she showers after PE?

    The reason for me even posting is so many seem to think this new law is just fine. Now Trump lifted his kimono and showed he is really a liberal fooling the Republican masses. He has NY values, which consists of NONE!

    A pervert can attack someone today, just as you say, but why are we passing a law to protect pervert rights that would get them arrested last year? What does it help?

    I would tell you what happened to me as a 10 yo boy delivering papers, but it would take far too long to write. Suffice it to say, I know how these perverts work. They don't need any more time to be alone with normal people. Everyone is always talking about what they would do or they carry a .357 to take care of these things, but in truth, they almost never see it coming till it's there. Instead of putting these people in jail, we are now treating them like "regular" people. They are sick and fantasize terrible things about you and me. Their break with reality is as close as a cheap stall door with a $2 lock. I'm against teachers that are "gay" or the new term LGBTQ, for years now. I'm against gay scout leaders. I'm against gay youth leaders in churches today. I'm against gays adopting kids cause they ALWAYS adopt their own gender. And of course, I oppose them marrying for obvious reasons that have more to do with insurance, inheritance, and pages of legal entanglements that come with such arrangements. Does anyone even think about why they desire to get jobs working with youth? When someone even comes into my church and asks for a job working with the youth, they go through such a background check a pervert can't get passed. Just asking to work with youth triggers such an alarm, they are guilty before proving themselves innocent. The bathroom law is just one more stupid thing we have allowed to happen. You won't hear about the rapes and murders in bathroom encounters anymore than the rate of illegal aliens murdering and raping today. Just as they cover up the name of honor killings if they are able to suppress "Mohamed" from the story.

    I live in a small town of about 3500 people. If you look back 10-15 years, almost all of our news worthy crime stories not involving drugs come from the "school" choir directors,Band directors,the Soccer, basketball and softball coaches, Church choir directors, and youth ministers. Not all of it was homosexual, but a surprising number of them were. Almost all of them were covered up as long as possible until criminal prosecution was inevitable. Improper touching, and trying to get them to meet off campus, watching them dress and undress and shower, were treated as nothing until it was proven with witnesses and was kept as quiet as possible so as not to look "judgmental" and intolerant.

    Just as you wouldn't want a man watching your daughter shower in gym class, why is it so tolerated for a bull dyke to watcher her in the shower because she is a woman? How about an ex semi pro football player with a wife and children getting caught molesting several young boys? It happened in the small town I grew up in. Turned out, everyone knew he was gay, they just thought he was harmless.

    It's a parents job to protect their children, but even more so to protect others children. That includes passing laws and blocking others.

  • Donald Trump’s More Accepting Views on Gay Issues Set Him Apart in G.O.P.

    04/22/2016 7:23:19 AM PDT · 95 of 123
    chuckles to nclaurel
    It's not so much about "perverts" as in trannies. It's more about a parolee waiting in your bathroom to kick your stall door in to rape you or your daughters. Now they can wait at their leisure answering any complaints that they are just gender confused until they find their victim. They most likely won't look like Catlyn Jenner as they wait in your bathroom. If they like what they see, they will use the stall for privacy to commit their crime or remove you completely from the bathroom to take you to another location.

    The point is, men in women's bathrooms is an insane idea.

    And what about the "true" trannie that dresses like a woman, and looks very much female? What if he decides your 9 year old is his cup of tea? This law has NAMBLA written all over it.

    And finally, this is so stupid on it's face that one doesn't have to be a crazy right wing fundamentalist Christian conservative to see the idiocy of such a law. Anyone that approves of this stupid law has been beaten down into thinking they are fascists if they don't let it happen. Remember Lot sat at the Gate of Sodom and watched what went on day after day never thinking to get out of there. Common sense is NOT bigotry.

  • Can We Stop Freaking Out Over Trump's Bathroom Comments?

    04/21/2016 5:05:53 PM PDT · 161 of 223
    chuckles to Jim Robinson
    The SCOTUS just ruled that Gays can marry no matter what the states say killing their "One man one woman laws" For 5000 years that hasn't been the law and you say they don't make law. They found that a woman can commit infanticide in the 4th Amendment even though it was illegal since 1836 in Texas. Now they say a freak can go ogle my daughter in the restroom and you say they don't make law.

    The SCOTUS is a huge problem, and IMO, the biggest problem America has in 2017. You can't even fathom what is coming if a liberal. either Hillary or Trump picks the next judges. Trump was FOR the Brady Bill and Clinton when it was in effect. Do you envision his pick for court to support your right to own a weapon? NYC has NO values the rest of fly over country has. Men will be marrying multiple wives or their goats next with a liberal SCOTUS. Nambla is ALREADY suing to marry children. Yes, SCOTUS does make law and it's surprising, you of all people, don't know that.

    PS. Do you recall Busing back in the 60's. They forced raising taxes to pay for something no one wanted, not even blacks, and changed all the local laws to make it happen.

  • Can We Stop Freaking Out Over Trump's Bathroom Comments?

    04/21/2016 4:28:23 PM PDT · 125 of 223
    chuckles to Jim Robinson
    No, Jim, you are wrong this time. Trump is saying leave the law the way it is, as in trannies going into your daughters bathroom,.....that's the law as it is now that the SCOTUS has ruled. All these state protest laws are what's going to fail due to the Trumps of the world. The law you are speaking of is DEAD!

    This is EXACTLY what conservatives have been saying about Trump from the get go. He's a Democrat. A Democrat that supports abortion. A Democrat that supports gay marriage. A Democrat that is NOT a Christian. A Democrat with NYC values, you know, like Bill de Blasio and Cuomo.

    How embarrassing will it be for people here at FR, FNC, and many others that they were so fooled by this imposter. How many gun people do you know have ever supported the Brady Bill? How many pro lifers have ever sent money to Planned Parrenthood? Is there ANYONE that posts here on FR have EVER given money to Hillary Clinton?

    Trump is a Democrat from NYC!!! His children are registered Dems. He supports Dems like Schumer, Pelosi, and Harry Reid.

    The mistake you are making is the same every one of these "Trumpsters" are making. Just because he said he would build a wall, they all fell in love and are blinded with scales over their eyes. He even said he could shoot someone on 5th ave and no one would care. Who can trust someone with that arrogance? Carl Icahn has been mentioned as a possible cabinet officer. Mr. Icahn has hosted fundraising parties and given relatively small amounts to Republican candidates in recent years. He also has donated to Democratic New York Senator Charles Schumer and Hillary Clinton. Mr. Icahn said that $2,000 donation to Mrs. Clinton in 2004 was largely because a friend asked him to do it. Who told him to give to the scores of other Dems? People have made some sort of negative connection with Cruz and Goldman Sachs, but you don't get anymore "Wall Street" than Icahn and his friends.

    You've been around the block for several years now and should know better. If nothing else, you should know people and speak with people that know better. He has a paper trail. he has a video trail. Look at what's staring you in the face. The big let down is on the way. Another RINO is coming to the Republican party. Stop trying to slap tape on what is obvious to anyone that cares to look. I've been a reader of FR for years now and it causes me much pain to see what is going on here now. Just stop and think about the NYC RINO SCOTUS nominees Trump will place on the Court. If there is NO difference between Hillary and Trump, who will conservatives vote for? Cruz is Ronald Reagan quality and conservatives are taking the SOROS bait.

  • Prince dead at 57

    04/21/2016 11:52:44 AM PDT · 105 of 151
    chuckles to IamConservative
    You mean like Trump and his midnight tweets? He's certainly not a conservative so it's confusing to me who doesn't tweet and look at Facebook why people here are so easily fooled.

    Just reading today where Trump is changing his views on abortion to make the Republican plank read :"rape incest and the life of the mother." He can also see gay marriage and higher taxes. I just hope before the convention he admits he's a Democrat plant or the same people here that think Prince was so hot and didn't die of AIDS because he was "religious",will still believe Trump is a Republican.

    Now ya'll go back to staring at your Iphone while tripping over furniture.

  • Voter fraud exposed! [VIDEO]

    04/19/2016 11:24:05 AM PDT · 11 of 14
    chuckles to UMCRevMom@aol.com
    Who are these people touching the voting machines? Why wasn't the election committee there to supervise? Was the FBI watching? Were the FBI contacted?

    This is just a bunch of locals with their own bias's making a YouTube video. Who are they saying is crooked? Would a billionaire like Trump have more influence to stack the vote, or Cruz with no money? How would Cruz ever gain influence in so many places?

    This is just tripe to confuse the unwashed masses in flyover country.

  • Peter King: I Hate Ted Cruz and I’ll Take Cyanide if He’s the Republican Nominee

    04/19/2016 10:51:03 AM PDT · 48 of 72
    chuckles to maddog55
    Father in Heaven,...I humbly ask that Ted Cruz receive all the votes from here on out to the convention just to be able to watch all the weirdo's choke on their own vomit. All the people that believe Trump is a Republican will see how he was paid by Soros to split the party. How the RINO's will have to face Cruz like Wacko Bird McCain, and how the media will have to explain for the next decade how they were fooled by exit polls. Please expose to the voters that Trump is just another RINO that the voters are trying to get OUT of the party. Just to watch RINO Peter King fall into his own vomit would be worth the price of admission.

    Father protect us from having to watch Trump as he finances Planned Parrenthood with our tax money and bring Hillary into his cabinet as a gesture of "reconciliation" with His children's party. Help us to avoid Trump covering for his friends, the Clinton's, and thwarting the investigations into her taking illegal funds from Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Qatar, and others, and the investigation in to the lack of action in Libya. Please continue the investigation into the IRS abuse even though it would prosecute people that Trump has supported in the past. Please continue the investigation into Bill Clinton on child rape in the Caribbean even though Trump gave money to Bill and is friends with Epstein, the convicted pervert. And lastly, protect the US from someone that brags that they have NYC values like partial birth abortion, gay marriage, higher taxes, stealing individual's land to give to private concerns, and votes for Cuomo and Bill DeBlazio.

    In the name of Jesus I pray, Amen and Amen.

  • United States 'doesn't consider the Golan a part of Israel'

    04/18/2016 1:29:58 PM PDT · 12 of 50
    chuckles to Donglalinger
    He's got a few more months!

    I'm making a prediction right now,.... He will empty Gitmo before he's done, AND THEN GIVE GITMO BACK TO THE CUBANS TO RIVAL CARTER AS THE WORST PRESIDENT IN US HISTORY. I think he has a little tear in his eye that is jealous of Carter giving away the Panama Canal and is wondering how he can top that. His spooning with Castro got America lubed up for the coup de gras.

  • United States 'doesn't consider the Golan a part of Israel'

    04/18/2016 1:25:13 PM PDT · 6 of 50
    chuckles to Nachum
    I'm so sick of these misleading headlines.

    Should read,..."Obama doesn't consider Golan part of Israel."

    What on earth does what Obama thinks have to do with the US?

  • Big Science is broken

    04/18/2016 8:17:07 AM PDT · 47 of 70
    chuckles to glasseye
    I would add DDT, Freon 12, peak oil, and many more BS theories that have gone belly up. With Zika virus top of the news cycle, someone should just mention "Bring Back DDT" and watch who's heads explode. For 40-50 years of my life, children would follow the DDT spray trucks, dancing and running in the spray with no ill effects. "Silent Spring" has been totally debunked, but DDT is still banned. Freon 12 has been banned for almost 30 years now and the ozone hole is the same as it has always been. Only now, Freon 134a costs $8 a pound vs. .89 cents for Freon 12 when it was banned. As soon as 5 years ago, "science" was still touting peak oil was coming. How's that working out? Now we know there has been NO warming for at least 19 years.

    This is designed to get grant money from the gubmint, so Jr. won't have to get a real job.

  • Is the Colorado fiasco backfiring on Cruz?

    04/17/2016 1:24:28 PM PDT · 98 of 99
    chuckles to castlegreyskull
    What did Co and Wy have in common with Trump?........ He didn't bother to show up at either one. The list of delegates were there that were elected to vote for Trump voted down. That's the way Colorado and Wyoming were set up since at least August. Do you really think Cruz had the party all lined up to vote for him since August? In August there were many more candidates to vote for than just Cruz,....like 16. The Bush people, and the Paul people, and the Rubio people, all know Trump is a Democrat That doesn't support conservative causes and people, so they decided to go with a real conservative,....Cruz. Someone who won't gut the Second Amendment. someone who supports the life of a child and hates Planned Parrenthood, someone who understands the economy and won't raise taxes, someone who won't start a trade war, ect. You can't give money to Shumer, Harry Reid, Pelosi, and Hillary Clinton, and say you are conservative. I don't know how long Co and Wy have had the convention system, but Texas has worked pretty much the same way all of my 64 years. Anyone that pays attention to politics knows how the system works, and works within the system. Trump is just stupid if he runs for POTUS and doesn't understand the system. The system actually works in favor of Trump. He has gotten 30 some odd percent of the votes and received 40 some odd percent of the delegates. He only finds fault when he thinks everybody should love him and he finds out they don't.

    In Texas, after you vote, you stay for the precinct convention the same day as the vote. Delegates are chosen to attend the county convention a few days after the precinct convention. At the county convention, delegates are chosen to go to the state convention. At the state convention, national delegates are chosen for the thing you see on TV. Most voters, unfortunate only see the primary vote, and the national convention, and have NO idea what happens in between. It would be interesting to take a poll of Trump voters to see how many stayed after for the precinct convention. If they went there, how many went to the county convention. People aren't taught basic civics anymore and then feel cheated when they find out THEY have been doing it all wrong for decades. Co just eliminated the part where the people vote in a primary and went straight to the convention to elect delegates for the candidates running. Saves a ton of money. But just realize, that's the SAME THING as voters voting in a primary. Everyone has the right to show up at the convention,......they just don't. Trump sent an underling because Co wasn't important enough for him to fly out there. Just like NYC didn't like Cruz's comment quoting Trump on NY values,9 even though it's the truth, Co and Wy didn't like the fact Trump didn't even think it was important enough to show up to woo delegates to vote for him.

    Trump has shown himself a whiner and ignorant of government, not that someone did anything wrong.

    Now look at the title of the post,...." “Is the Colorado fiasco backfiring on Cruz?" First of all, it wasn't a fiasco, and second of all Cruz had nothing to do with the rules Co uses to pick their candidate, Cruz just showed up and followed the rules Co dictated.

  • Is the Colorado fiasco backfiring on Cruz?

    04/16/2016 11:44:43 PM PDT · 81 of 99
    chuckles to BlackFemaleArmyCaptain
    ...."Is the Colorado fiasco backfiring on Cruz?"....

    No, it's not. How could it be anything Cruz did if he followed Co. rules and Trump was to stupid too know what they were? The delegates are in the bank. Now Wyoming is in the same bank because Trump didn't even go speak to them.

  • Colorado Caucus Volunteers: Ballot Errors Hurt Trump Delegate Candidates <tr>

    04/15/2016 9:58:27 AM PDT · 19 of 76
    chuckles to RoosterRedux
    Trump didn't even show up to speak in Co. His delegates had misspelled names on the ballot. The ballot was there for everyone to see long before they voted. It was as if no one cared about Co. or they thought Trump would just run the table. Co. was Trump's fault,...period! Trump didn't even try.

    This speaks to what anti Trumpers have been saying for a while now. He doesn't even know how the system works. He won't be able to call Putin names and win or force himself on trade agreements without consequences. Obama is doing the same thing by bypassing the Congress and Constitution as a dictator. Trump won't be allowed to get away with this. Hillary might, as a woman, but I think Obama has used all the fascist juice for the near future. Trump has even talked about moving his kids into the Cabinet, but now we find out they are registered as Dems and forgot to switch to Rep to even vote this time as a Rep. Cruz's "ground game" is 10X better than Trump's and has already lined up the delegates to vote for him on the second ballot at the Convention BECAUSE THAT'S THE WAY THE RULES WORK!!! Ignorance of the rules is no excuse.

  • Ted Cruz Owns Sierra Club President Aaron Mair

    04/15/2016 7:51:38 AM PDT · 6 of 12
    chuckles to mac_truck
    This is why Cruz should be president! His IQ is higher than all the others combined and he has the guts to use it against American enemies. He would wipe the floor with Hillary in a debate. Trump can't even spell and his kids waited so long to change their registration from Dem to Rep, they can't even vote for their own father. They will most likely vote for Hillary anyway.

    If you go to Youtube and go down the list of Cruz video's, you can witness His command of the facts destroying his opponents.

  • Free church with no 501c3 required

    04/14/2016 11:33:45 AM PDT · 39 of 39
    chuckles to jsherk
    I have had a private Bible study in my home for quite some time. No one is asked for money, but we have brought food to eat in fellowship and I provide everything myself as a homeowner with electricity and heat and cooling. Any multimedia materials can be provided by anyone. In other words, we are in fellowship with each other in one accord.

    I live in Texas, so I don't know all other laws, but I can't imagine anyone being required to report to the government for anything related to religious beliefs.

    The problem with organized religion seems to come when they talk of going private and people start to withhold tithes because they won't be tax deductible. If that's the reason you go to church, there is something wrong with your doctrine.

    If someone in my Bible study asked to be baptized, I have Biblical authority as a Royal Priest to do all the institutions listed in Scripture. I can give Communion also. Marriage would be the only sketchy institution I might get questioned on. The "legal" requirements are that I be a licensed clergy in my state, but that is what we started talking about here about being a government church or not. The state might look at my marriages as people "shacking up", but as long as you are married in the eyes of God, there are no laws against living together without a "license". If it ever becomes a problem, it would be easy enough to get a minister's license on the web.

    Today's biggest problem for government churches lies in gay marriage. A member come in, tell the preacher his son wants to marry a man and wants him to preside and use his building. If the preacher refuses, all the weight of the government is on it's way to his front door. I'm not even sure what would happen if they forfeit their 501c3. I suppose it would have the same effect as a black trying to join the KKK. Would the government jump in to force the KKK to take in Jews and blacks?

    The government prides itself in the depths of control they can display, but by law, they will always have restraints on their tyranny until the Second Amendment kicks in. The Founders were wise enough in human nature to know the government will always try to control what we think, but that we will always think whatever we wish to think, ergo, the First Amendment was codified. If we choose to believe in a carved stick as God, we are free to believe that because it has always proved very difficult to force someone to a "Come to Jesus Moment". Just as the Chinese meet in homes for Christ, their government is removing crosses from public view but they know they cannot stop what people believe using fear and intimidation.

  • Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar arrested

    04/14/2016 8:54:36 AM PDT · 101 of 101
    chuckles to faucetman
    So your saying God is a communist? There is nothing wrong with having money. I've seen people in trailer parks and public housing destroy their lives for the love of money. God judges how you steward what He gives you, not how much you have. Being poor is not some sort of blessing as many here seem to think.

    Having said that, I haven't ever listened to him to judge his preaching. I just get irritated reading people that believe God wants you poor and destitute because you couldn't possible use your wealth for anything good. Much of what churches do takes some money. Being Godly and poor doesn't get much done spreading the Gospel. The problem comes when God gives you money and you turn from Him because you think you no longer need Him. For a real Christian, money is just a tool to spread the Gospel. Having money isn't the end all, but using your money for treasure in Heaven. If you won't steward His money now, why would God give you more?

  • Cruz Country: who are Ted Cruz's supporters in New York?

    04/13/2016 12:23:28 AM PDT · 25 of 46
    chuckles to LowOiL
    Nobody is telling people that the reason they can't vote Rep is they are registered Dems. The media is acting like the reason is they just didn't register to vote in time. They will be able to vote for Hillary. That's why daddy has been giving her money for years now. The NYC values Cruz was talking about is everyone in NYC is a Dem and likes it in the rear. This is where the trannies from New Orleans go to get in show business. Google "Trump's kids can't vote" and see. In Texas parlance, we call this RINO's. This is what we are supposedly trying to purge out.
  • Zombie OS: Windows XP still powers 181M PCs two years after support ends

    04/12/2016 12:48:51 PM PDT · 25 of 61
    chuckles to upchuck

    I have to wonder about a side business for code writers that would write code for old equipment for new machines. I have a very expensive video card for 4 monitors with the last driver written for XP. I have tried to install it in comparability mode, but to no avail. I’ve even tried to back up to Vista after hearing that someone got the driver to work with it. No dice. It just irks me to have a perfectly good video card that I paid big bucks for sitting on a shelf and no where to put it. I even went back to XP in desperation, but found all the usual problems of not having a browser new enough to surf and Chrome even refusing to even open and certainly no Java. If there were a code monkey out there that had the skills to write a driver for win 7 for this card I might even be willing to pay, but he would most likely want a fortune for writing a one off. But there are so many more, like the stack of scanners that have a win 2000 driver or even win98. Nothing wrong with them, still work, but I had to move on and stack them in the junk room. I even recently tried Linux Mint to see if it would load up the video card, but alas, no joy.Of course if it did, I wouldn’t even know how to upgrade a browser with a tar ball. If Linux would just write their code with .exe and .com files, they could take over the world.

  • Local cake decorator denies service to gay wedding, receives social media backlash

    04/11/2016 1:00:07 PM PDT · 80 of 82
    chuckles to Cruising Speed
    ...."But Paul assures the Mosiac law is not binding, obsolete.".....

    NOT TRUE! Jesus said He did not come to do away with the law, but to fulfill it. The law is still the law, but we have GRACE now. Just because we have grace, should we sin more? God forbid! Homosexuality is still wrong and will be judged, just as lying, stealing, fornicating, adultery, pride, ect, ect ect. We have grace to cover for mistakes and slips, but NOT for covering unbelief. If you know homosexuality is wrong, you can keep sodomizing and expect grace to cover it. I even question a person's salvation to even think that. The NT Law is Love the Lord with all your heart, soul, mind, and strength, and your neighbor as yourself. That pretty much covers everything the Law and prophets preached for thousands of years, but it did not do away with it. How would you know what God wants from you without the Law?

    If you leave your house to commit fornication and think you can come home and ask forgiveness, you don't have grace, you have judgement. Don't blame God when you end up with an STD, or a divorce, or some other problem when your sin finds you out. If you steal, you are subject to prison, not forgiveness. When you die to your flesh, you are expected to sanctify yourself and become a new creature. A dog returns to his vomit, but a believer should live like they are believers. Lot's wife turned back to admire her past and paid the price. People under the law were condemned from the start. Why would you want to reject grace and go back to the law. If you purpose to sin, you are under the Law again.

    If your denomination teaches that homosexuality is under grace, that's just a lie from the devil and you need to flee that teaching. A person knows who they are pulling their pants down in front of. It's not an accident to have sexual sin. If you set out to fornicate, chances are you aren't saved in the first place.

  • Local cake decorator denies service to gay wedding, receives social media backlash

    04/11/2016 12:38:59 PM PDT · 77 of 82
    chuckles to Cruising Speed
    If she is your daughter, you should aproach her with love. What that entails is tell her what God requires of His people. If she attends church, chances are good they are lying to her. There is not ONE verse that supports a practicing homosexual going to Heaven. Just as a thief must stop stealing and a liar must stop lying, a homosexual must refrain from sex outside of marriage. Now the problem arises as we have redefined marriage from the Biblical definition to a counterfeit definition. There is no misunderstanding what God requires for Biblical marriage. Misunderstanding comes from people who hate God and are under the influence of the evil one. Jesus would have cast out their demon in His day, but today, many don't even believe in demons or even casing them out. I always wondered why someone that is known to have a demon by Christians, they just walk off and leave them in the person.

    If you fail to bring them to Christ with your witness, then your next action should in fact be to shun them. Your prayers for your daughter's salvation will connect with the verses Luke 11:5-10. He did not give them what they wanted but for their persistence in asking. I had people praying for me my whole life and finally at 43yo, I came to know the Lord. Entertaining their lifestyle just makes you an "enabler" to their deception. Matthew 19:4-6 defines God's definition of marriage according to the creator of the institution. As they are allowed to remain in strong delusion, time is ticking away on their chance to repent. I know you love your daughter, but agreeing with her delusion doesn't help her. The devil is a liar and a counterfeiter, but that doesn't make a lie the truth.

    Go rent or buy the movie "The War Room" and watch it carefully. Spiritual people must be in touch with the Holy Spirit. We are now in the spiritual realm because arguing with their intellect will be blocked by the spirit living in them. I doubt that they will let you cast the demon out as their church probably denies the spiritual realm That Jesus operated in His whole ministry. We have not because we ask not. Arguing with your daughter will eventually make her an enemy anyway. Explain the Truth to her, then start to pray. Pray in expectation. Put your faith in God as nothing is impossible for Him. Don't encourage your daughter's unbelief. Eventually, God will bring her home if she was raised as His daughter. As it is put in the Prodigal Son Parable, "He came to his own mind." in Luke 15:17. It is false for her to say she loves you , yet defies you. You don't owe her approval when she is purposely defying you. There is no sense in meanness, but approval of her choices are not required either. Romans 1:32 tells us that even you are put in danger by supporting her sins. There is a list of sins that include homosexuality and disobedience to parents and the verse says all you have to do is approve of these and you are guilty of them. Jesus tells us that we are to put Him FIRST!! That's over your spouse and children. Don't put your hand to the plow and turn back. He came to divide, not to bring together. He didn't come to bring peace, that will come later. Matthew 10:34-38 tells us plainly to cling to Jesus and not the world. Your daughter belongs to Jesus, not you.

    As for you, you have a choice between support for your daughters sin, or God. You cannot serve both! You cannot be double minded. You will love one and hate the other. Turn her over over to God and pray. Pray hard! Pray everyday. I'm praying for you and your daughter as I type this. This is called a "crisis of belief." Every believer has them. it is designed to test your faith. Even Jesus had one in the garden before His death. He asked God to take the cup from Him, even as he knew what was required from the foundation of the world. This was His human side buckling under the weight of what was asked of Him in faith. Of course Jesus's faith was 100% and He bowed to His Father's will. Will you stay with your Father or choose your daughter? That is the spiritual question at hand for you. Can you "Let go and let God", or will you try to cling on to the problem and not lay it at the cross?

    God bless you and your daughter.

  • Local cake decorator denies service to gay wedding, receives social media backlash

    04/11/2016 11:18:01 AM PDT · 69 of 82
    chuckles to baltimorepoet

    Leviticus 18:22 says yes.

  • Sign of things to come? Kasich helps Trump block Cruz

    04/11/2016 11:03:08 AM PDT · 89 of 135
    chuckles to RoosterRedux
    Let me try to explain some things to some here that are incensed. A voter elects delegates from each precinct of his/her state. (This is for primary states like Texas) Other states have other rules, but most are similar to this. A voter IS NOT VOTING FOR A CANDIDATE. The winner of your local election results gets a number of delegates assigned to them. AFTER THE VOTE, a person may, if they choose, attend the precinct convention. So few people choose to participate that a small group can stack the rules for the convention and stack the delegates going to the county convention. The mayor, a car dealer owner, or the guy making shakes at McDonalds can be ELECTED to represent the winner of your precinct, EVEN IF THE DELEGATE DOESN'T LIKE THE CANDIDATE THEY ARE SUPPOSED TO REPRESENT!

    Then the delegate goes to the county convention he/she is SWORN to vote for. The vote at the county convention is for new delegates to support a candidate at the STATE convention coming up. That person DOES'T NOT EVEN HAVE TO LIKE THE CANDIDATE THEY ARE "BOUND" TO SUPPORT. At each point, an oath is taken to follow the will of the last vote. Then, the county delegates assemble at the state conventions. All the same things are at the state convention. You have bound delegates that MUST vote for their candidate on the first ballot. If they can't get a majority( 50+1%), then the delegates are generally free to vote for whom they choose until someone gets a majority.

    many of these delegates are party goes that like to go to conventions and get drunk and party. Some are serious that are dedicated to their candidate. some are actually plants from a candidate that is dedicated to their candidate to get them elected. as you can see, "having a ground game" become VERY important here. What Cruz has been doing for a couple of years now,( yes, even before he announced), was setting up dedicated people in all 50 states to at least make maximum effort to get him elected. When a delegate is a Cruz supporter, they can be voted into the rules committee and make rules that enhance Cruz's chances and hinder others. This is NOT cheating, but playing the game as EVERYONE else does. The problem here is Trump has been AWOL from the beginning. Trump is naive and ignorant of what he is trying to do. He doesn't even understand how to play.

    Now we get to the national convention. If Trump wins the most delegates, but doesn't get 1237, there will be one vote that will fail to elect Trump as the nominee. The next vote will free many "bound delegates" to vote "their conscience". If Cruz has set up the rules and set his people in key positions, who do you think the delegates will vote for? People that were bound to Trump will dump him and switch to Cruz. Alternatively, at this time, the establishment can even switch their vote to Kasich, Rubio, or any other preconceived Tom, Dick, or Harry. This is not immoral or illegal, it's the system and has been for a hundred years at least. Trump could have and should have been doing the same all along, but to put it mildly, he didn't understand what he was even participating in. It would be interesting to take a poll here at FR and see how many voters have even attended one precinct convention in their entire lives. I have gone as far as the state convention before I was eliminated.

    When you watch the nation convention coverage, take inventory of the people that you recognize. Are they Trump people, establishment Republicans, Cruz people, who? That will give you the first indication of what is about to transpire. Trump must win the first ballot or he will be sent packing. IMHO, Cruz will win because he has "the best ground game". His people will have been stacked in every crack and cranny to make things happen for Cruz. it's NOT luck when things go your way at a convention.

    Love it or hate it, that's the way things work in the US. Cems just cut through the crap and assign "Super Delegates" to make sure their guy wins. At least Cruz had to invest time and money to have a chance. If Trump was serious about winning, he could have done the same thing in spades, as he had a $billion to the others few hundred $millions. This is why the RINO's KNEW Jeb was going to take it, he had the money. Didn't work! Trump just failed to understand how to do what he thought he could do. Trump can still win, but his hiring of a political professional is probably too late to give him a first vote win.

    What this means is, if Christians had gone to the conventions and supported Christians, we could overthrow abortion and gay marriage. If gun owners went to the conventions, the Second Amendment wouldn't even be a topic of conversation. It's the same with any support group. The problem is the average voter has NO IDEA how civics work in the US. Ask a neighbor if they even know their is a county convention to go to? Al this is out in the open, but people don't pay attention to it. For whatever reason, they believe their vote elects a candidate and not a delegate. This is not some secret that requires a handshake and a password to find out about, but I have always been amazed at the people that just let the opportunity pass by to support the people they really want to win. Most people just don't care and let it pass by.

    That pretty much describes what Trump has been doing. He got the people all "wee weed" up, then sit by and watched Cruz out maneuver him.

    PS. As I type this, Trump is on TV complaining that he thought the US was a democracy. How stupid is that! It's been a republic since 1789. How can you enforce the Constitution if you don't even understand the system you are trying to win?

  • Sign of things to come? Kasich helps Trump block Cruz

    04/11/2016 10:06:43 AM PDT · 58 of 135
    chuckles to RoosterRedux
    Everybody is jealous of Cruz's "ground game". Cruz understands the rules and is winning the ground game. Trump hasn't got a clue even how it's played. Kasitch is picking his choice to get VP or some advantage.

    This is how it's played, not crooked or illegal as some are saying. This is also why Trump is foolish to tout his "dealmaking" prowess as Cruz wipes the floor with him. It's also why Trump is making changes in his campaign staff, a little late, but better than never.

    It is frightening to think Trump doesn't know how the states pick their delegates as he spends his own money and gets beaten over and over. If he knew what he was doing it would already be over, but it's unreal how he watches Cruz go scoop up delegates and he doesn't even send a representative down to try to get them. Trump doesn't even understand the system. Apparently he hasn't even hired a person that understands what to do. maybe the new guy will help, but it's a little late.

    Cruz is scooping up delegates, setting up the convention rules to suit him, and lining up the conventions to favor him. This is what is referred to as "the ground game" and Cruz has a very good one and Trump's is invisible.

  • Not Everyone Agrees On The Young Messiah

    04/10/2016 12:42:40 AM PDT · 49 of 61
    chuckles to 21twelve
    ....."BUT - Jesus DID perform the miracle.".....

    Jesus was put on the spot, so to say. If He ignored His mother, would he not break a commandment to honor His mother? He would not have been sinless. He had the ability, as He had been baptized with the Holy Spirit and His ministry was already started. If mom tells you to take out the trash and you aren't in a wheelchair, is it not right to obey her?

  • Not Everyone Agrees On The Young Messiah

    04/09/2016 11:31:04 AM PDT · 20 of 61
    chuckles to RobbyS

    If Jesus could do miracles as a child, why didn’t he raise Joesph when he died? answer: It was before His ministry started.

  • Not Everyone Agrees On The Young Messiah

    04/09/2016 11:24:57 AM PDT · 18 of 61
    chuckles to Kaslin
    I haven't seen the movie but think it may come from a group of books called "The Lost Books of the Bible. There are stories of when Jesus was a child and the trailer shows Him making a bird from dirt and I think it may show the child that fell from the roof and died and Jesus resurrected him. There are many books that claim to be written by authors we know cannot be true, some of them written by the Gnostic's and some just made up out of whole cloth.

    The reason these stories weren't included in the Bible is much of it cannot be corroborated elsewhere and some of it doesn't match the known accounts of what God portrays in Scripture. I'm sure Mary and Joesph knew of His uniqueness because they were visited by angels and told who He was. When Jesus went to Canaan for the wedding, when asked to make wine, He said it was not yet His time. His life was planned out to the letter in the OT and this wasn't covered. His ministry started when John baptized Him and he went to the wilderness for 40 days and 40 nights. To give life to a dead child before He started His ministry is just fiction. Jesus was a child and needed to learn Scripture, learn to walk and talk, and just grow up as any other child. There are stories of Him speaking in the manger as an infant. For me, that takes from His humanity. The whole story of Jesus is to show that he was FULLY man and fully God when he was murdered. If He was just God from birth, one might say It was easy for Him to die on the cross for He was God and could dull the pain and remove His humanity from the scene. The whole point of His prayer in the Garden was to show His humanity. He was having a "crisis of faith" asking God to take the cup from Him, just as we will when enemy has your head on a chopping block to renounce the King of Kings. Jesus was a man, filled with the Spirit that never did anything without the Father showing Him what to do. This demonstrates that we could mimic Jesus if we would just surrender to God. The whole prayer in John 17 was to make us like Him to the Father. Our problem is always keeping our humanity and rejecting the divine. Jesus said we would do greater exploits than Him. Is anyone healing the blind and raising the dead in your church? It's only because we haven't "died to the flesh" yet and we don't do things like they are done in heaven here on earth. Most Christians even deny supernatural healing and other gifts exists today. Why even bother to pray for a sick person if you believe that's true?

    I don't mind seeing a movie that is fiction, but the problem lies in others seem to latch on to visual things and somehow it becomes what we call today a "meme". If repeated often enough, it seems to evolve into fact. It's hard enough to get people to read their Bibles today without introducing fiction in the mix. Just as we go watch movies that are allegedly "facts", taken right from Scripture, inevitably there is "license" taken to make some obscure point the writer wants to make. Just as it's easier to listen to an audio book, watching a movie that supposedly gives you the facts will cement falsehoods in the person's mind that may never leave if they don't pursue the truth.

  • Denying Sexual Reality in North Carolina

    04/07/2016 10:28:35 AM PDT · 60 of 90
    chuckles to DIRTYSECRET
    Thank you for pointing out this fact. I get attacked all the time when I say a Libertarian is just a fiscal conservative with no morals. This demonstrates exactly that. I've tried to be a Libertarian several times, but it always comes back to some cockamamie idea of legal dope, gay marriage, dead babies, and now queers in the bathroom.

    It's becoming the prominent system in the media. If you watch FNC, almost all of them will eventually show they are for gay marriage, abortion, legal drugs, ect. You may have even liked their positions on foreign policy or tax structure but then it spews out of their pie hole about "What I do doesn't affect you in any way". I'm sick of having to explain why 2 men are kissing to my daughter. It DOES affect me and my family. When a drug pusher gives an "8 ball" to your daughter, many Libertarians might think differently about drugs, but then it's too late. As you get older and wise, you get more conservative. A Libertarian is NOT a conservative. Ergo, Ron Paul and Rand Paul fizzling out with less than 5%. They may have won if they ran as a Dem.

  • Ted Cruz Tries, Fails to Explain ‘New York Values’ to Actual New Yorkers

    04/07/2016 9:06:02 AM PDT · 135 of 552
    chuckles to mosesdapoet
    ...."Upstaters know what he is talking about."....

    I say the same thing. It's mainly NYC that has the brain damage. They have a communist mayor. They haven't seen a tax they don't like. Rent controls. As socially liberal as San Francisco. They hate guns. Grinding poverty in certain area's, but they still vote for the same bastids that put them there.

    The upstaters vote more conservative, but the metropolitan areas swamp them as a rule. What Cruz said was correct and it had nothing to do with cops and firemen rushing into burning buildings. Even that would be unveiled if you check the number of New Yorkers in the military vs. Texas or Tenn. as a percentage of the population.

    It's tough for Cruz in NYC, but he'll do OK in the rest of the state but that won't be good enough to make a dent in the NYC Marxists. That's how you get a Quomo in Albany. NYC would vote for a Kardashian over Cruz. Trump is one of them, a baby killer that like gay marriage, and supports all the Dems running for Office.

  • Something is Afoot: Cruz Camp Whistleblower Exposes Evil Campaign Tactics

    04/02/2016 8:11:49 PM PDT · 24 of 69
    chuckles to Kenny
    Carson got 9% in Iowa. Even a double would give him 18%. Not good enough for even 3rd place.

    Time to get over it. Cruz's campaign was just repeating what CNN was speculating. I was on CNN while they were saying he must be finished. No one goes home for clothes in a campaign. Send them to the laundry or buy new ones. CNN had a talking head panel discussing just this subject right before Cruz's peeps said anything. Carson was on the loser list already before Iowa. If Cruz's people did anything wrong it was to say Carson quit. They started out saying "It looks like Carson quit", but later said he quit before any conformation. Frankly, it did look like he quit, but they should have not said he quit till he said he quit. Either way, It wouldn't have helped Trump. Carson voters would NEVER have gone to Trump or they already would be with Trump. Now Carson is with Trump because he blames Cruz, but he hates Trump. I wouldn't support anyone that accused me of being a liar and pedophile as Trump did. I think Carson is looking for some gubmint job if Trump wins.

  • Chick-Fil-A To Open on Sundays

    04/02/2016 7:48:13 PM PDT · 45 of 50
    chuckles to delchiante

    I’m still trying to figure what you are saying. The 7th day of the week has always been Saturday. The day of rest from labor. Ezekiel 46:1 speaks of a Tabernacle to be built in the future. The verse says it will only be opened Saturday, the real Sabbath, and the New Moons. The Jews have always observed Saturday as the Sabbath. Frankly, the Muslims observe whatever Satan says so who gives a hoot, and the Christians moved the Sabbath to Sunday, the first day of the week by man’s decree, not God’s. That’s was the whole point of my post. God’s Sabbath is Saturday and always has been. I don’t get what Ezekiel has to do with the subject.

  • How Votes For Donald Trump Could Become Delegates for Someone Else

    04/02/2016 7:33:25 PM PDT · 31 of 33
    chuckles to The Toll
    No, the threshold applies to everyone. If Trump comes up short, you will see many delegates vote for Cruz and Cruz will win with 1237.

    What Trump is saying is if he come close, we should just anoint him. That's not how it works. IMO, Trump will be outed for the liberal he is before all the primaries are over. This week has been bad with the abortion do hickey and NATO and the atomic Japan bruhahah. Before long people will see the trade war that will come along with other dumb things he spews out of his pie hole. If all it takes is a fence to get votes, I'm sure Cruz will build the fence. Supporting Planned Parenthood is just a sign of things to come. Anyone that gave money to Obama doesn't understand how to make America great.

  • How Votes For Donald Trump Could Become Delegates for Someone Else

    04/01/2016 11:29:24 AM PDT · 28 of 33
    chuckles to RightFighter
    What's hard for the Trumpsters is they don't understand the system. If 60% voted against Trump, why are we bound to give it to him? Each state has decided how they award their delegates and some give all and some are proportional. If 60% don't want Trump and he is made the nominee, it will most likely end in a Huuuge loss and Hillary won't make America great again.

    If Trump want to be the nominee, he must get 1237 delegates outright. I think the convention won't be kind to him. If all the delegates remain loyal, then there will be 50 votes with no candidate. A deal will have to be made. Bringing in an establishment pick will not work. It will be Trump or Cruz. If Trump keeps looking weak, the delegates will switch to Cruz.