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  • Not so sunny: Miami tops list of the 50 ‘worst cities to live in’: report

    06/29/2016 7:07:31 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 28, 2016 | Jennifer Harper
    It is a city said to be glamorous, historic, scenic, vibrant and charming. Nonetheless, Miami has been named the absolute “worst city to live in,” according to a meticulous new analysis of demographics and other data. Researchers from 24/7 Wall Street, a consumer and financial advisory site, based their conclusions on U.S. Census Bureau statistics from 550 American cities with populations over 65,000. They collected numbers on categories such as crime, economy, education, environment, health, housing, infrastructure, and leisure to make their judgments.
  • I’m In!

    06/26/2016 8:21:07 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/26/16 | Jimmy Reed
    Through adversity I had come to know myself; I completed the journey within. Three strikes, I’m out? No, three strikes — I’m in! It was four a.m. on a moonless, muggy night … just the way I wanted it. With 240 pounds of bulging blubber and mushy muscles sagging on a five-foot, eleven-inch frame, I wanted no one to see me trying to jog. At the high school track’s starting line, I punched my stopwatch and groaned into a trot, trying to banish thoughts of rapidly overpowering fatigue by reflecting on the three simultaneous events that led to my being...
  • LA archbishop rips the seamless garment: Abortion and euthanasia ‘stand alone’

    06/08/2016 5:05:03 PM PDT · by Coleus · 5 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 06.07.16 | Claire Chretien
    LOS ANGELES, June 7, 2016 (LifeSiteNews) – Archbishop José Gomez tore apart the “seamless garment” argument that intrinsic evils and social ills are morally equivalent in the Los Angeles archdiocesan newspaper June 3.  Advocates of the “seamless garment” approach to moral issues and social justice, promoted by the late Cardinal Joseph Bernardin, often use it to suggest a moral equivalency between issues like abortion, poverty, and immigration.  “The hard truth is that not all injustices in the world are ‘equal,’” wrote Gomez. “We can understand this perhaps better about issues in the past than we can with issues in...
  • One Of The Best Things You Can Do For Yourself & Others Is Think About and Preach Hell

    06/09/2016 5:17:47 PM PDT · by SGNA · 30 replies
    Barnhardt ^ | June 9, 2016 | Ann Barnhardt
    One Of The Best Things You Can Do For Yourself & Others Is Think About and Preach Hell I have been reading some meditations on Hell by Venerable Luis de la Puente. I have found them to be most helpful, and if I may, I would like to explain some of them to you in the hopes that it will help you and yours. Hell, as with heaven, has been depicted in such a way as to make it seem banal. What is your conception of hell right now before you read this? Fire? Burning? Demons poking you with sticks?...
  • California Lawmaker Introduces Bill to Criminalize Undercover Filming at Abortion Facilities

    06/02/2016 5:16:12 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 20 replies
    Christiannews.net ^ | 6/1/16 | Heather Clark
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Following controversy over undercover videos filmed by the Center for Medical Progress (CMP) into the practices of Planned Parenthood, a lawmaker in California has introduced a bill that would make secretly recording inside abortion facilities punishable by up to a year behind bars. “It is the intent of the legislature to enact legislation to prohibit any person from intentionally video recording a confidential communication, or disclosing or distributing that video-recording communication, without obtaining the consent of all parties to the communication,” A.B. 1671, introduced by Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez ,reads. It criminalizes any person who “intentionally discloses or...
  • Maybe Life in the Cosmos Is Rare After All

    05/25/2016 6:59:50 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 84 replies
    Scientific American ^ | 23 May, 2016 | Paul Davies
    When I was a student in the 1960s almost all scientists believed we are alone in the universe. The search for intelligent life beyond Earth was ridiculed; one might as well have professed an interest in looking for fairies. The focus of skepticism concerned the origin of life, which was widely assumed to have been a chemical fluke of such incredibly low probability it would never have happened twice. “The origin of life appears at the moment to be almost a miracle,” was the way Francis Crick described it, “so many are the conditions which would have had to have...
  • Scientists Enlist Dogs to Fetch Answers on Extending Life

    05/16/2016 12:38:40 PM PDT · by Gennie · 10 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 1 6, 2016 | Amy Harmon
    SEATTLE — Ever since last summer, when Lynn Gemmell’s dog was inducted into the trial of a drug that has been shown to significantly lengthen the lives of laboratory mice, she has been the object of intense scrutiny among dog park regulars. To those who insist that Bela, 8, has turned back into a puppy — “Look how fast she’s getting that ball!” — Ms. Gemmell has tried to turn a deaf ear. Bela, a Border collie-Australian shepherd mix, may have been given a placebo, for one thing. The drug, rapamycin, which improved the heart health and appeared to delay...
  • The Conservative Case for Trump

    05/15/2016 1:02:31 PM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 65 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 5-15-2016 | David Prentice
    As a longstanding Reagan conservative, my initial preference was Ted Cruz; yet I would have voted for any of the candidates over Hillary. I held my nose for McCain and Romney, and hope some at least hold their noses and vote for Trump. However, I’d rather you do more than that, I’d rather you consider actually voting FOR Donald Trump. The case for Trump is a good one. ..... I found I liked what he said, but not him. Then the earthquake happened: Hillary attacked him as a misogynist and a sexist. Oh no, he’s done for now. But no,...
  • Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

    04/26/2016 11:47:31 AM PDT · by jennychase · 9 replies
    telegraph ^ | 4/26/2016 | Sarah Knaptong
    Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film. An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception. Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other animals but it is the first time is has been also shown to happen in humans.
  • Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

    04/26/2016 10:06:18 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 46 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 26 APRIL 2016 | Sarah Knapton
    Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film. An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception. Scientists had seen the phenomenon occur in other animals but it is the first time is has been also shown to happen in humans. Not only is it an incredible spectacle, highlighting the very moment that a new life begins, the size of the flash can be used to determine the quality of the fertilised egg. Researchers...
  • Bright flash of light marks incredible moment life begins when sperm meets egg

    04/26/2016 7:36:17 AM PDT · by Trump-a-licious · 148 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 26 APRIL 2016 • 11:49AM | Sarah Knapton
    Human life begins in bright flash of light as a sperm meets an egg, scientists have shown for the first time, after capturing the astonishing ‘fireworks’ on film. An explosion of tiny sparks erupts from the egg at the exact moment of conception.
  • California officials seize computers, footage from anti-abortion activist

    04/06/2016 2:40:25 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 23 replies
    Reuters ^ | April 6, 2016 | BY MEGAN CASSELLA
    California Department of Justice agents have raided the home of David Daleiden, the anti-abortion activist who targeted women's healthcare group Planned Parenthood with a series of undercover videos, his attorney said on Wednesday. Daleiden and his group, the Center for Medical Progress, began releasing videos in mid-2015 purporting to show Planned Parenthood officials trying to negotiate prices for aborted fetal tissue. Under federal law, donated human fetal tissue may be used for research, but profiting from its sale is prohibited. Planned Parenthood denied the accusation and called the probe politically motivated. Planned Parenthood said the raid showed Daleiden was "paying...
  • Trump Says Abortion Ban Should Carry Punishment for Women

    03/30/2016 11:48:28 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 686 replies
    twitter Bloomberg Politics ^ | 03/30/2016 | Bloomberg Politics
    Trump says women may need punishment if abortion is banned http://bloom.bg/25wR9aJ Follow the twitter link to the Bloomberg article.
  • Blessed Are Those Who Die in the Lord - A Meditation on the Christian Attitude toward Death

    03/30/2016 6:49:55 AM PDT · by Salvation · 10 replies
    Archdiocese of Washington ^ | 03-29-16 | Msgr. Charles Pope
    Blessed Are Those Who Die in the Lord – A Meditation on the Christian Attitude toward Death Msgr. Charles Pope • March 29, 2016 • Catholic Standard Photo by Mike HoytThe recent death of Mother Angelica provoked the expected saddness at the passing of such a great woman. Indeed, her vivacious and plain-spoken presence has long been missed during these years of her declining health. She called this her time of purgatory and purification. In an extraordinary grace, the Lord called her at 5:00 PM on Easter Sunday, likely the very time at which He was making His first...
  • Elena's Inbox - A project of the Sunlight Foundation (when she was in Clinton Admin)

    07/03/2010 11:44:41 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 20 replies · 1+ views
    This # site parses the emails sent and received by Elena Kagan during her time in the Clinton administration and presents them in a more familiar interface. # You may find that some records are garbled or incomplete, or that conversations are fractured. Please bear with us: the source documents are extremely messy. We're working to improve the quality of the documents hosted here. # Due to the programmatic nature of the tools used to build this site, we recommend checking any research effort against the source files released by the Clinton Library. ELENA'S INBOX
  • Watch the Shocking Answers Pro-Abortion Protesters Give to the Question of When Life Begins

    03/05/2016 12:59:51 PM PST · by Morgana · 25 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | March 4, 2016 | Conor Beck
    For most pro-lifers, the answer to when human life is worthy of protection is clear: at the moment of conception. But some pro-choice protesters at the U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday gave answers that either do not hold up to any introspection, or are hardly answers at all. Protesters from both sides gathered in front of the U.S. Supreme Court building for oral arguments in a potential landmark abortion case, Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt. The case involves a Texas law that protects women’s health and welfare by requiring abortion clinics to meet the kinds of medical and safety standards...
  • Obama: Who Cares if I Filibustered Alito, Republicans Have to Vote on My SCOTUS Nominee

    02/16/2016 4:14:18 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 88 replies
    Life News ^ | 02/16/2016 | Steven Ertelt
    President Barack Obama respond this afternoon to promises by Senate Republicans to not allow a vote o his nominee to replace recently-deceased pro-life Justice Antonin Scalia. Obama doesn't care about the fact that he filibustered Justice Samuel Alito's nomination in an attempt to prevent the Senate from voting to confirm him, he demanded that Republicans allow a vote on his nominee. After Scalia's death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said the Senate will not take up a vote on a replacement for deceased pro-life Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia until after the presidential election. Such a promise prevents pro-abortion President...
  • NASA's Mars Rover Found Mysterious Growths On Mars That Could Be The Biggest Discovery In Science

    02/05/2016 12:46:49 AM PST · by blam · 42 replies
    BI ^ | 2-5-2016
    NASA's Spirit Mars Rover Found Mysterious Growths On Mars That Could Be The Biggest Discovery In Science Jennifer Deal February 5, 2016 Four billion years ago, Mars looked a lot like Earth does today. So it's not surprising that a team of scientists believe that they may have discovered the first signs of ancient alien life on the planet.(click to the site to see the video)
  • Scientists Debate Signatures of Alien Life

    02/03/2016 7:23:06 PM PST · by LibWhacker · 19 replies
    Quanta Magazine ^ | 2/2/16 | Natalie Wolchover
    Scientists Debate Signatures of Alien Life Searching for signs of life on faraway planets, astrobiologists must decide which telltale biosignature gases to target. Photo illustration by Olena Shmahalo/Quanta Magazine February 2, 2016 Comments (5) Share this: facebooktwitterredditmail PDF Print Huddled in a coffee shop one drizzly Seattle morning six years ago, the astrobiologist Shawn Domagal-Goldman stared blankly at his laptop screen, paralyzed. He had been running a simulation of an evolving planet, when suddenly oxygen started accumulating in the virtual planet’s atmosphere. Up the concentration ticked, from 0 to 5 to 10 percent.“Is something wrong?” his wife asked.“Yeah.”The rise of...
  • 10 Things the Loss of Our Dog Taught Me About Living

    01/29/2016 12:20:04 AM PST · by goldstategop · 28 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | 01/28/2016 | Kara-Post Kennedy
    Losing a pet is heart-wrenching. Anyone who denies this either never had a pet or never had a heart to wrench. We had plenty of time to prepare for our girl's passing, and I mistakenly believed that this would make it easier or somehow a relief when she died. It was not easy and it definitely was not a relief. Zoey was a salty old broad to the end, and the departure of her larger-than-life presence has left us with a huge hole in our world; I can't believe how much I miss her. Of course in thinking about her...
  • Why Do We Always Wait Too Long?

    01/28/2016 5:40:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 28, 2016 | Derek Hunter
    This column isn't about politics, so if you're looking for something about Donald Trump, you've just read his only mention. This column is about life and, more specifically, death. And even more specifically how we, as a species, wait too long to let people know how much they matter to us. Eulogies are, almost without exception, touching and funny. They're where those closest to someone we've just lost tells stories and expresses feelings more than likely ignored while the subject was alive. They're great for the healing process, but they're a day late and a dollar short when it comes...
  • Oil could actually be good for marine life

    01/27/2016 5:11:29 PM PST · by Libloather · 19 replies
    We Up It ^ | 1/27/16 | James Planas
    The is the first time when a study has shown a link between sea floor and the microbial processes in the upper ocean and provided a deep insight into how natural gas is interacting with microbes. While that amount is still a lot of oil, it is spread out in time over an entire year, so is much less devastating to marine life than oil from a huge spill. Scientists will continue to research the interactions between marine life and oil, and will look deeper into which types of phytoplankton benefit the most from this situation. "This is the beginning...
  • How to Caucus in Iowa (guides from various sources)

    01/27/2016 4:26:01 PM PST · by longtermmemmory · 11 replies
    Various How to Video links. ^ | 1/27/2016 | vanity
    Various videos on how to caucus. These apply to all candidates even if produced by a campaign Republican Party only (Democrat Party is different)
  • One of the Best Pro-Life Signs You’ll Ever See

    01/24/2016 6:03:28 AM PST · by don-o · 18 replies
    LifeNews ^ | 1/21/16 | Steven Ertelt
    We don't know their names and don't know their story. We don't know why they scheduled an abortion and apparently changed their mind at the last minute and chose life for their baby. But it doesn't matter because anyone who is pro-life can simply celebrate this young couple, their sign, and their beautiful baby.There will be thousands and thousands of pro-life signs at the March for Life tomorrow. This may very well be the best one we see. Thanks to Lila Rose for posting this on Twitter and allowing millions of people to rejoice right along with this young couple....
  • Life

    01/23/2016 9:34:08 AM PST · by spacejunkie2001 · 45 replies
    1/23/16 | me
    What's the purpose of being pro baby/pro life of an innocent, unborn, precious life, if you have a list of loopholes that just perpetuate the culture of death. And, might I not add, having all the loopholes of rape, mother's health, incest, are simply proof that you're not pro life at all. This is directed squarely at Donald Trump who is a liar and deceiver. The people on Free Republic are either falling for or looking the other way when it comes to Donald lying about his position on abortion. Isn't life life? Why should you advocate killing a baby...
  • Liquor: the Poetic Truth (What's Behind the the Sacred) [a translation from an Arabic article]

    01/21/2016 10:03:17 AM PST · by Ulmius · 10 replies
    Raseef22 ^ | December 24, 2015 | Omar al-Ma'moun
    Liquor is abundant in Arabic culture, its role a liquid of material and spiritual pleasure; considering that the Arab heritage is poetic as well as literary, liquor and other spirits abound in these works, their presence being felt in many types of poetic works. This makes liquor an element in reading material, a depiction meant to show splendor and fame, or a catchall term for drinks similar to it. So that one may attempt to approach the poetic truth, characteristics are attributed to liquor, like being a drink with the ability to transcend that which is sensual or habitual (any...
  • Dolly Parton's Legendary Life in Pictures

    01/20/2016 5:08:01 PM PST · by Twotone · 24 replies
    Goodhousekeeping ^ | Jan. 19, 2016 | Asher Fogle
    Dolly Parton, who turned 70 on January 19, has countless awards and honors under her tightly-cinched belt - and has no intention of slowing down. "After you reach a certain age, they think you're over," the country singer told AARP.
  • Trump’s New York Values: Appoint Pro-Partial-Birth Abortion Judges, Like His Sister

    01/18/2016 2:44:59 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 47 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | 1/18/2016 | Richard A. Viguerie
    One of the most important responsibilities the next president will be charged with is the appointment of a substantial number of federal judges – including as many as four Supreme Court Justices, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Antonin Scalia, Anthony Kennedy, and Stephen Breyer, who will all be into their eighties before the Trump and sisterend of the next president's first term. Donald Trump’s approach to this weighty responsibility? Appoint someone like his partial-birth abortion advocate sister, a federal district court judge in New York, to the Supreme Court. Back in August, Trump told National Review’s Mark Halperin and John Heilemann that...
  • Ted Cruz: Today We Honor Rev. King, A Sojourner of Justice

    01/18/2016 8:22:57 AM PST · by Isara · 45 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | January 18, 2016 | Senator Ted Cruz
    There are moments in our national history that have called Americans to bend the arc of history towards justice. Each moment has required exceptional leadership. Today, we commemorate one such leader who illuminated our nation by his courage and dedication to the truth. Reverend Martin Luther King, Jr. understood the American potential more fully than it was actualized at the time. He challenged the distorted conventional acceptance of a "separate but equal" citizenry. Instead, he drew upon that promise of our founding that every person is "endowed by their creator with certain unalienable rights." Reverend King reminded communities across the...
  • Would Donald Trump Be a Pro-Abortion President?

    01/18/2016 2:16:20 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 224 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | January 17, 2016 | JOHN MCCORMACK
    When Ben Carson was rising in the polls, Donald Trump was quick to attack the former neurosurgeon for being "pro-abortion not so long ago." The attack was more than a bit hypocritical because Trump himself was "very" pro-abortion not so long ago. In 1999, Tim Russert asked Trump if he would support a ban on "abortion in the third-trimester" or "partial-birth abortion." "No," Trump replied. "I am pro-choice in every respect." Trump explained his views may be the result of his "New York background." Now that Ted Cruz has attacked Trump's "New York values," Trump's views on abortion will be...
  • DFU POLIMERICK 1 17 16

    01/17/2016 7:51:25 AM PST · by doug from upland · 1 replies
    TWITTER/TINYPIC ^ | 1-17-16 | DFU
  • Researchers find evidence of cavity-dwelling microbial life from 3 billion years ago

    01/01/2016 5:14:05 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 42 replies
    Phys.org ^ | December 28, 2015 | Bob Yirka
    (Phys.org)—A team of researchers from Germany and Switzerland has found examples of microbial life from over 3 billion years ago, that appeared to have evaded UV radiation by hiding in subsurface cavities. In their paper published in the journal Geology, the team describes where the fossilized cells were found, their testing techniques and why their finding is important. Scientists believe that life first came to exist on planet Earth approximately three and a half to four billion years ago, a time called the Archaean aeon, when there was not yet an ozone layer to filer out UV radiation, or oxygen...
  • Operation Desert Storm, Out of Death, Life

    12/26/2015 8:08:44 AM PST · by Revski · 3 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/26/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    At a local cemetery and at the grave site of a American pilot, Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a veteran of the (Golf war of Iraq); who was the first pilot shot down in the, Operation Desert Storm, and his remains were found in the Iraq about 18 years later. I sing A-Capella the hymn, Revive Us Again, written by; John J. Husband. This video is only 1 min. 33 seconds and I believe to be informative. A flock of geese from Canada, stopped to rest and eat.
  • "Spirit-Given Faith Greets the Savior" (Sermon for the Fourth Sunday in Advent, on Luke 1:39-56)

    12/19/2015 10:03:52 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 1 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | December 20, 2015 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    "Spirit-Given Faith Greets the Savior" (Luke 1:39-56) We're coming near the end of Advent, and it's time to greet the coming of our Savior, Jesus Christ--not only at Christmas, but also when he comes again. Are you ready? Are you prepared? How will you greet him? Our Gospel reading today shows us how to greet him when he comes. In faith. What does that mean, "in faith"? And where does that faith come from? We'll find that out, too, as the word of the Lord comes to us today, under the theme, "Spirit-Given Faith Greets the Savior." In the Holy...
  • Pro Life Ricky Skaggs Performs on The View season finale (True vanity)

    12/16/2015 7:13:16 PM PST · by tang-soo · 30 replies
    Youtube ^ | 12/15/2015 | Ricky Skaggs
    In the past I have not watched The Voice, but took a slight interest this year when one of the contestants expressed an interest in the music career of Ricky Skaggs. I'm kinda outing myself in this forum that is most anonymous, but Ricky is my first cousin. His father and my dad were brothers. A third brother, Okel, died as a young man in the battle for Guadalcanal - WWII. I had no idea the season final for The Voice was on last night when my wife yelled upstairs to let me know Ricky was on. The 4 minute...
  • Report: ISIS Issues Fatwa to Kill Downs Syndrome Children

    12/15/2015 6:37:02 AM PST · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    Clarion Project ^ | December 14, 2015
    The Islamic State issued a fatwa condemning to death children with Down's syndrome, according to the Facebook page Mosul Eye, which says it reports news from within Islamic-State-occupied Mosul. "The Shar'i Board of ISIL issued an 'Oral Fatwa' to its members authorizing them to 'kill newborn babies with Down's Syndrome and congenital deformities and disabled children.' [Snip] Mosul Eye claimed to have recorded 'more than 38 confirmed cases of killing babies with congenital deformities and Down's Syndrome, aged between one week to three months.'
  • 21 amazing photos that show what life is like in the coldest inhabited town on Earth

    12/12/2015 7:40:51 PM PST · by Libloather · 92 replies
    MSN ^ | 12/12/15
    **SNIP** How do locals deal with the extreme cold? "Russki chai, literally Russian tea, which is their word for vodka," Chapple told the Weather Channel.
  • Honoring Our American Veteran

    12/11/2015 5:37:27 PM PST · by Revski · 2 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 12/11/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    (This is the first visit at Scott's resting place) I stopped at a local cemetery and at the grave site of a American pilot, Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a veteran of the (Gulf war; Operation Desert Storm Iraq); he was the first pilot shot down and his remains were found in the desert of Iraq about 18 years later. I sing A-Capella the hymn, Down At The Cross. At the beginning and end of this video a flock of Canadian Geese stopped to rest and eat.
  • Texas Hospital Seeks to End Life of Conscious Patient, Says Mother

    12/06/2015 9:39:14 PM PST · by Rusty0604 · 111 replies
    Breitbart Texas ^ | 12/06/2015 | by Lana Shadwick
    A Texas mother claims a hospital is seeking to end the life of a her son who is a fully conscious patient. The patient’s mother says that a hospital administrative death panel is “Playing God” in deciding whether her son has the “quality of life” to live. Her son, Christopher David Dunn, 46, a fully-conscious former peace officer, is receiving life-sustaining care. Hospital officials in Houston are fighting to stop that care. The man, his mother, and his lawyers, have filed a lawsuit in an attempt to save the man’s life. His attorney, Joe Nixon, told Breitbart Texas, “A criminal...
  • Hercules Actor: Media 'More Upset' Over PP Shooting Than 60 Million Murders Since Roe V. Wade

    12/02/2015 10:52:23 AM PST · by xzins · 21 replies
    CNS ^ | December 2, 2015 | Michael W. Chapman
    Commenting on how some liberals claim Islam has nothing to do with radical Islamic terrorism, and how the leftist media report on the shooting at a Planned Parenthood office but totally ignore the nearly "60 million" babies killed by abortion since Roe v. Wade, actor and author Kevin Sorbo said "it is total insanity," and "we're dealing with insanity." Sorbo, who starred in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and in such films as Walking Tall, Soul Surfer, and God's Not Dead, made his remarks during a Dec. 1 interview with Steve Malzberg on NewsmaxTV. Druing the show, Malzberg...
  • Republicans deserve some blame for the Planned Parenthood shooting

    12/02/2015 1:26:36 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 46 replies
    Washington Post ^ | December 2, 2015 | Ruth Marcus
    "....The current effort to demonize Planned Parenthood feels different. This is, literally, a manufactured issue, cobbled together from doctored videotapes and overheated accusations. The organization's activities have been so mischaracterized, and the practice of providing fetal tissue so overblown and so manipulated by lawmakers and politicians, that blame for the ensuing violence falls more heavily on them. This argument, I concede, rests on a potentially slippery and subjective slope. Holding advocates responsible for such unintended consequences risks dampening speech. Second, conservatives have blamed Black Lives Matter protesters for inspiring the killing of police officers; what makes my critique fair and...
  • Death & Life

    11/27/2015 6:59:30 PM PST · by Revski · 7 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/27/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    I stopped at a local cemetery and at the grave site of a American pilot, Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a veteran of the (Golf war of Iraq); he was the first pilot shot down and his remains were found in the Iraq about 18 years later. I sing A-Capella the hymn, Down At The Cross. At the beginning and end of this video a flock of Canadian Geese stopped to rest and eat.
  • Out of Death Comes Life

    11/27/2015 10:41:34 AM PST · by Revski · 4 replies
    Revski (o7jimmy) Youtube Ministy ^ | 11/27/2015 | Revski (o7jimmy)
    I stopped by the local cemetery and at the grave site of a American pilot, Captain Michael Scott Speicher, a veteran of the golf war who was the first pilot shot down and his remains were found in the Iraq about 18 years later. I sing A-Capella the hymn, Down At The Cross. At the beginning and end of this video a flock of Canadian Geese stopped to rest and eat.
  • The Duty to Abort (great pro-Sarah read)

    09/19/2008 9:25:04 AM PDT · by Notary Sojac · 9 replies · 151+ views
    The Covert Rationing Blog ^ | Richard Fogoros, MD
    There are, it would appear by reading newspapers and watching TV, many reasons not to like Sarah Palin, and even more reasons not to approve of her. Indeed, on the very day Governor Palin was announced as Senator McCain’s running mate, DrRich said to his own lovely bride of these past 35 years, “I hope Ms. Palin has Clarence Thomas’ phone number. She’s going to need some advice.” Clarence Thomas, of course, is the Supreme Court Justice who is masquerading as an African American (his credentials as an actual black person having been thoroughly and systematically discredited by the diversity...
  • In Sex and War, the Left Is in Denial about Some Obvious Facts of Life

    11/23/2015 6:57:26 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | 11/23/2015 | Douglas Murray
    Although we live in a forgetful culture, it is worth casting our minds back as far as last week. If you recall, back then we were all discussing the inability of students at Yale to cope with anything as scary as Halloween. For some of us the whole business was disturbing not so much because some brats at an Ivy League university were showing themselves unfit to be students but because the adults -- their professors -- all seemed to have surrendered to them. What else was clogging us up? Well, Caitlyn Jenner had just finished a clean-sweep of the...
  • Man receives life sentences for sexually abusing a child (Sauron)

    11/21/2015 7:48:21 AM PST · by csvset · 6 replies
    WAVY TV ^ | November 18, 2015 | Kevin Green
    VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A 27-year-old man was sentenced to three life terms in prison for sexually abusing a child, Colin D. Stolle, Commonwealth's Attorney for the city of Virginia Beach, said Wednesday. Sauron Sou was sentenced Wednesday on three counts of forcible sodomy. Circuit Court Judge Glenn R. Croshaw, who handed out Sou's sentence, described the crimes as "vile, despicable and disgusting acts." Sou had pleaded guilty on March 16. The Commonwealth's evidence would have proven that, between January and August of 2014, Sou sexually assaulted a young child on multiple occasions had the case gone to trial....
  • We're Taking Larry Deer Hunting This Weekend. For The Last Time.

    11/04/2015 7:26:30 PM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 143 replies
    Me | 11/4/15 | BTLD
    We're taking Larry deer hunting this weekend. After 35 years in the woods with Larry, sadly, this will be our last together. After 40 years at the same job, he finally had enough and retired this past spring. He's a mere 62 years old. He left his job on a Friday and started his new job the next Monday. Working at a local golf course. Cutting grass, doing maintenance, free lunch everyday and free golf on Mondays. He was in heaven. About three months ago, his eyesight was suddenly failing him. The eye doctor said that there was something affecting...
  • Exclusive: Ted Cruz's Warning To Donald Trump: "Policy Differences" Coming Soon

    10/22/2015 6:49:14 PM PDT · by Isara · 439 replies
    CBN ^ | October 22, 2015 | David Brody
    In an exclusive interview with The Brody File, Ted Cruz says he has a plan to begin highlighting, “policy differences” between him and Donald Trump. “There are plenty of policy differences and there may well come a time when we start highlighting those more,” Cruz tells The Brody File. “In a political campaign there are seasons and phases to it…as the race narrows down, as people start making choices, we may see some more policy contrasts.” Cruz has been climbing in the polls and has the money to make a serious run at the nomination. He’s been courting evangelical voters...
  • People v Jennifer Jorgensen (Breaking: NY Appeals Court rules a six-day-old child is not a person)

    10/22/2015 7:19:44 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 65 replies
    New York State Court of Appeals ^ | 10/22/15 | New York State Court of Appeals
    On May 30, 2008, defendant, driving eastbound on Whiskey Road in Suffolk County, entered the westbound lane and struck the vehicle of Robert and Mary Kelly head on, killing them both. At the time of the collision, defendant was 34 weeks pregnant. She was taken to a local hospital where, due to signs of fetal distress, she consented to an emergency cesarean section. Despite the best efforts of hospital personnel, the baby died six days later. An autopsy confirmed that the cause of death was due to injuries sustained in the accident.... Following deliberations, the jury returned a verdict finding...
  • Life on Earth likely started 4.1 billion years ago (shortened title)

    10/19/2015 3:04:57 PM PDT · by JimSEA · 83 replies
    Science Daily ^ | 10/19/2015 | UCLA Staff
    UCLA geochemists have found evidence that life likely existed on Earth at least 4.1 billion years ago -- 300 million years earlier than previous research suggested. The discovery indicates that life may have begun shortly after the planet formed 4.54 billion years ago. The graphite is older than the zircon containing it, the researchers said. They know the zircon is 4.1 billion years old, based on its ratio of uranium to lead; they don't know how much older the graphite is.The carbon contained in the zircon has a characteristic signature -- a specific ratio of carbon-12 to carbon-13 -- that...