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  • Planned Parenthood announces record-high election spending ahead of 2020

    10/09/2019 11:08:56 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 27 replies
    CBS News ^ | October 9, 2019 | by Kate Smith
    Planned Parenthood announced on Wednesday it plans to spend at least $45 million ahead of the 2020 elections, the most it has ever spent during an election cycle. The push comes as abortion rights are under assault across the Midwest and South, with state lawmakers passing abortion bans and restrictions aimed at capturing the attention of the Supreme Court. The investment intends to fund large-scale grassroots programs and canvassing, digital, television, radio and mail programs in battleground states across the country, according to a press release. Planned Parenthood Votes, the independent expenditure political committee arm of the reproductive health giant,...
  • A final message from T. Boone Pickens shared before his passing on September 11, 2019

    09/20/2019 6:13:39 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 48 replies ^ | Published on September 18, 2019 | T. Boone Pickens
    The following message from T. Boone Pickens was written prior to his passing on September 11, 2019. Mr. Pickens’ website and social media accounts are now being maintained by T. Boone Pickens Foundation team members. ========================================================================================= If you are reading this, I have passed on from this world — not as big a deal for you as it was for me. In my final months, I came to the sad reality that my life really did have a fourth quarter and the clock really would run out on me. I took the time to convey some thoughts that reflect back...
  • A Sunday Reflection

    09/15/2019 5:39:03 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    MOTUS A.D. ^ | 9-15-19 | MOTUS
    Time and reflection change the sight little by little 'till we come to understand. - Paul CezanneToday feels like the end of summer. And I feel the need for a little reflection.Posted from: MOTUS A.D.
  • [Cath Cauc] The term life must be redefined, new head of Vatican Life Academy declares

    09/09/2019 8:29:09 AM PDT · by ebb tide · 20 replies
    LifeSite News ^ | September 5, 2019 | Dorothy Cummings McLean
    [Catholic Caucus] ‘The term ‘life’ must be redefined,’ new head of Vatican Life Academy declares LOS ANGELES, California, September 5, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) ― The president of the Pontifical Academy for Life has declared that the academy must broaden its scope and welcome non-Christian “experts.”  Archbishop Vincenzo Paglia, 74, presented the speech at Loyola Marymount, a private Jesuit university in Los Angeles, yesterday. After introducing the pontiff’s January 6 letter Humana Communitas, the prelate explained that Francis wishes both the Academy for Life and the John Paul II Institute, of which Paglia is grand chancellor, to work “more broadly.” “The...
  • Whoever Goes On Believing, Goes On Having Eternal Life...OSAS pt 5

    This is an excerpt from my book, “Born From Above: a commentary on John 3″- available at The third chapter of John allows us to overhear a conversation between Nicodemus, the chief rabbi of Israel, and Jesus of Nazareth. Jesus was not trained in the rec- ognized rabbinic schools, but He was approved of God by signs and wonders as well as by the irrefutable doc- trine He taught. Nicodemus came to Him, and spoke for other leading rabbis when he acknowledged that Je- sus had come from God. The topic? The New Birth, as the entry into the long-awaited...
  • A doctor and medical ethicist argues life after 75 is not worth living (Ezekiel Emanuel keeps at it)

    08/30/2019 4:17:31 AM PDT · by DoodleBob · 142 replies
    MIT Technology Review ^ | August 21, 2019 | Stephen S. Hall
    In October 2014, Ezekiel Emanuel published an essay in the Atlantic called Why I Hope to Die at 75. Because Emanuel is a medical doctor and chair of the University of Pennsylvanias department of medical ethics and health policy, as well as a chief architect of Obamacare, the article stirred enormous controversy. Emanuel vowed to refuse not only heroic medical interventions once he turned 75, but also antibiotics and vaccinations. His argument: older Americans live too long in a diminished state, raising the question of, as he put it, whether our consumption is worth our contribution. Emanuel was born into...
  • At fertility clinics, abandoned human embryos...

    08/14/2019 2:01:08 PM PDT · by Marchmain · 4 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | August 14, 2019 | Angelus Press
    The number of abandoned human embryos in the United States could number in the millions, and many fertility specialists are reticent to discuss the dilemma of what to do with frozen embryos, according to a recent NBC News report...
  • Videos of the Protests in HK with Freeper Editorial

    08/09/2019 12:42:26 AM PDT · by vannrox · 4 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 8-9-19 | editorial staff
    Actual title: Some fun videos of Asia; to include China, Thailand, Vietnam, and Japan. (Part 13) This is part 13 of a 20 part series of videos of Asia during July and August. The post begins on a discussion of the importance of the Seinfeld Soup Nazi and starts to go into the subject of elementary schools in Thailand, when the protests in HK broke out. This particular post places five videos of the protests and the relative impact on China as a result.
  • a more Liberty-focused and specific Constitution

    08/06/2019 12:32:26 PM PDT · by repentant_pundit · 12 replies
    United Territories of Liberty ^ | 2018 | Liberty Lifeboat Project
    Have you had enough of: U.S. Government now approaching 23 Trillion dollars in debt, and still borrowing about One Trillion more dollars every year. Thats about 3 Billion new dollars borrowed every day. Congress funding abortions with your tax dollars Government taking one-fourth of the average paycheck, while sending money to other people who refuse to workand occasionally bailing out companies like General Motors and CIT Group, who have failed to repay billions of dollars to the taxpayers Courts forcing private business owners to fill orders that violate their ethical standards...
  • Media Call Vincent Lamberts Death a Right to Die Case

    07/13/2019 2:30:02 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies ^ | July 12, 1215 | Katie Yoder
    The media are reporting that one Frenchman's case represented a right to die fight. But, in their language, theyre overlooking that his story stood for something else: the right to live.On July 11, outlets broke the news that 42-year-old Vincent Lambert had passed away after being denied food and water for nine days. Left a quadriplegic with serious brain damage after a traffic accident more than 10 years ago, Lambert needed a feeding tube, but could breathe on his own. He was heavily sedated by French doctors as he died, in a move that divided not only France but also...
  • Church gunman (Antioch, TN) gets life term for murder

    07/07/2019 6:09:20 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 9 replies
    The Christian Chronicle ^ | 26 June, 2019 | Chellie Ison
    A masked gunman who opened fire nearly two years ago at the Burnette Chapel Church of Christ in Antioch, Tenn., will spend the rest of his life in prison for the murder of church member Melanie Crow. A Nashville-area judge imposed the jury-recommended sentence after 27-year-old Emanuel Kidega Samsons recent conviction in Crows death. Crow was walking to her car after worship on Sept. 24, 2017, when Samson shot her multiple times in the church parking lot. Samson then entered the church building and began shooting, injuring several others before a church member apprehended him, according to authorities and witnesses....
  • Planned Parenthood CEO: We do abortions because its being pro-life (Feb 2019)

    07/05/2019 1:31:14 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 2/21/19 | Calvin Freiburger
    February 21, 2019 (LifeSiteNews) Planned Parenthood CEO Leana Wen sat down with presidential daughter Chelsea Clinton for a piece published in Interview Magazine this week, casting the abortion giant as an imperiled defender of women and claiming those who end preborn lives are the ones truly deserving the life label. Perhaps the most controversial part of the interview was when the two ladies discussed the labels of the abortion debate. I also want us to consider our choice of language when we define these movements. The pro-choice/pro-life dichotomy is problematic to me, Wen said. Clinton agreed, saying she refuse[s]...
  • Forced Abortion Decision Overturned on Appeal, According to Reports [UK]

    06/25/2019 5:28:01 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 8 replies
    Judges said the circumstances were 'unique' but they would issue a full explanation at a later date A controversial UK court decision to force a disabled woman to have an abortion has been overturned on appeal. In a decision reportedly reached June 24, the English Court of Appeal, consisting of Lord Justice McCombe, Lady Justice King and Lord Justice Peter Jackson, overturned the previous ruling of the Court of Protection. According to Press Association reports, the judges said they would issue a full explanation of their decision at a later date, but that the circumstances of the case were unique....
  • The US suicide rate is up 33% since 1999

    06/20/2019 5:02:38 PM PDT · by GuavaCheesePuff · 64 replies
    CNN ^ | June 20, 2019 | Jacqueline Howard
    NN)The suicide rate in the United States continues to climb, with a rate in 2017 that was 33% higher than in 1999, new research finds. Suicide rates among people 15 to 64 increased significantly during that period, rising from 10.5 per 100,000 people in 1999 to 14 per 100,000 in 2017, the most recent year with available data, according to annual research published by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics on Thursday.
  • A listing of the different types of Conservatives found in America today.

    06/07/2019 4:40:29 AM PDT · by vannrox · 54 replies
    Metallicman ^ | 6-7-2019 | Editorial staff
    This is a listing of the various types, and sub-classifications of American conservatism today. As one delves deeper, one can clearly see that modern American conservatism comes in many types, shapes and flavors. There is no one size fits all American conservative. Here we discuss 29 different types of American conservative. The key to the success of any Presidential Conservative candidate or President is to be able to unite all these disparate groups under one singular banner. Is it even possible? [1] The members of the conservative movement. We start right off, addressing one of the most common themes used...

    06/05/2019 8:19:11 PM PDT · by bitt · 30 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 6/5/2019 | amber athney
    President Donald Trump is canceling a contract that provides government funding to the University of California, San Francisco for research that issues fetal tissue harvested from elective abortions. The Trump administration first focused its sights on the contract this past September, with the National Institute of Health (NIH) warning UCSF that its $2 million annual contract for fetal tissue research would be curtailed to 90 days and possibly canceled altogether. Senior administration officials told The Daily Caller that the contract will be officially terminated Wednesday. The cancelation stems from a 9-month U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) review...
  • How to Build Up Your Life from Nothing.

    06/02/2019 7:06:48 PM PDT · by vannrox · 78 replies
    Metallicman ^ | Posted update 6-3-2019 | Editorial Staff
    This is the full post of the article. It is in honor for all the new graduates that are just now entering the work force. How to Build Up Your Life from Nothing. Here are my thoughts on what a young man can do to build up his life when he exits school. It does not matter if the school is college, High School, or elementary school. There comes a point in time when you need to make the transition from a student to a worker. Everyone has their thoughts on this. Here are mine. What Can we do? If...
  • The miracle of life, from the world's smallest surviving baby

    05/30/2019 9:27:41 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 05/29/2019 | Monica Showalter
    When I was a little girl around the age of 7 in the late 1960s, the most exciting thing in the world was to persuade my parents to take me and my sisters to Sharp Hospital, up the road from where I lived in San Diego, to go see the newborn babies through the hospital window. In my little-kid mind, two things were very important - to see the giant statue of the stork carrying a baby at the hospital entrance, and to see the window with all the newborn babies and find the babies in the incubators, marveling at how tiny they were...
  • The Hidden Kingdom Ancient Fossil Resets How Life First Arrived on Land from the Oceans

    05/24/2019 7:35:12 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 29 replies
    Daily Galaxy ^ | 5/23/19
    Scientists have unearthed fossilized fungi in the remote Northwest Territories of the Canadian Arctic dating back to one billion years, in a discovery that could reshape our understanding of how life first arrived on land from the oceans. Fungi, the Hidden Kingdom, are not plants. Living things are organized for study into large, basic groups called kingdoms. Fungi were listed in the Plant Kingdom for many years. Then scientists learned that fungi show a closer relation to animals, but are unique and separate life forms. Most fungi build their cell walls out of chitin. This is the same material as...
  • Adva Biton gives birth on murdered daughter Adelle's birthday

    05/20/2019 1:37:57 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 20/5/19
    Adva Biton, the mother of Hilda Adelle, who was murdered in a stone-throwing attack in Samaria, gave birth Sunday to a seventh child. Following the birth, Biton wrote, "By the grace of God, thanks to Rabbi Meir Baal Haness, I gave birth to our seventh daughter on the same date of her sister, Adele, of blessed memory! A mixture of emotions! Only happy occasions!" Adelle was the family's fourth child. After her injury, Adva Biton gave birth to the family's first boy in 2014, and to another son in 2016. The new baby is Adelle's first younger sister. In 2013,...