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  • The New Trending Target Shooters

    11/20/2014 7:24:37 AM PST · by w1n1 · 6 replies
    nssf ^ | 11/20/2014 | NSSF
    According to the National Shooting Sports Foundation in their recent data observation. There are more younger females getting into target shooting than the traditional established shooters. You can see the rest of this infograph here.
  • 10 more reasons I’m sooo glad I didn’t vote for Obama

    11/19/2014 2:57:03 PM PST · by grundle · 2 replies
    wordpress ^ | November 19, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog 10 more reasons I’m sooo glad I didn’t vote for Obama The complete list can be found at http://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/Here are the new entries:885) Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber said Obamacare was passed due to “lack of transparency” and “the stupidity of the American voter”In October 2013, Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber said:“This bill was written in a tortured way to make sure CBO did not score the mandate as taxes. If CBO [Congressional Budget Office] scored the mandate as taxes, the bill dies. Okay, so it’s written to do that. In terms of risk rated subsidies, if you...
  • Reflections on Beer, Billboards, and Bargaining at the University of Illinois

    11/19/2014 9:19:18 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 5 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 19, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Coors Light is the official beer of the Fighting Illini. This doesn’t necessarily mean that Coors Light was voted on by the student body of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, or that the school’s sports teams drink the stuff at halftime or wear its logo on their cars. No, just like dozens of other products from soft drinks to gym shoes, it means that the company signed a sponsorship deal with the University of Illinois. Now, I don’t know how you feel about it, but with the cost of college skyrocketing, I’m inclined to think that almost any revenue...
  • End of communism not good for Catholicism?

    11/19/2014 7:35:12 AM PST · by juliosevero · 7 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    End of communism not good for Catholicism? Brazil and its large Catholic population are prisoners of socialism, but the Vatican has been worried (for about 1,000 years!) about the Orthodox Church By Julio Severo While the world is celebrating the end of communist tyranny in Europe, its end was not all positive for Catholicism, a senior Vatican official indicated on Monday. According to Reuters through WorldNetDaily, the Catholic official thinks the fall of the Berlin Wall 25 years ago brought religious tensions between Rome and Russia back to the surface. These tensions are much older than the Soviet Union....
  • Kiev Effectively Cedes East Ukraine to Separatists;...

    11/17/2014 7:08:05 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 2 replies
    Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis ^ | 11/16/2014 | Mish Shedlock
    Last week, the government in Ukraine cut off pensions benefits to residents of rebel-held areas until such time as these areas return to Ukrainian control. Yesterday, in yet another scorched-earth policy move, president Petro Poroshenko announced Ukraine Rebel Areas to Lose State Services. Ukraine's president has ordered the withdrawal of all state services, including funding for hospitals and schools, from rebel-held areas. Mr Poroshenko's ruling says all state companies and institutions should end their work in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions within a week. It also says Ukraine's central bank is to close down all banking services - including card...
  • The Last Great Message of Myles Munroe on the Gay Agenda

    11/17/2014 7:01:08 AM PST · by juliosevero · 6 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    “Homosexuality is Unnatural”: The Last Great Message of Myles Munroe on the Gay Agenda By Julio Severo Two months before being killed in a plane crash November 9, motivational preacher Myles Munroe wrote a press release against a gay parade in his home country, The Bahamas — a so powerful message that the English secular media have mentioned it in their reporting about his death. In an article entitled “Myles Munroe: Preacher who outraged many with his views on women and gays,” the British paper The Independent said, In September Munroe again stirred controversy at home, following a gay...
  • Lumbersexuals: Your Beard Doesn’t Make You Masculine

    11/17/2014 4:43:47 AM PST · by LeoMcNeil · 97 replies
    Have you noticed men wearing extremely long Civil War style beards lately? The so-called lumbersexual is essentially engaging in a pop-culture extreme overreaction to the metrosexual. You’ll recall the metrosexuals are generally straight men who spend an excessive amount of time on grooming and their clothes. In some ways the metrosexual mirrors certain aspects of the homosexual culture in this regard. The lumbersexual, in extreme overreaction to the metrosexual, has decided that the beard is the height of masculinity and demonstrate that masculinity in extreme manner. Both the metrosexual and the lumbersexual are just following the crowd, very few of...
  • Matt Walsh Deserves Black Thanksgiving

    11/17/2014 4:04:01 AM PST · by lifeofgrace · 21 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 11/15/2014 | Steve Berman
    Matt Walsh takes on Thanksgiving.  Thanksgiving 1, Matt 0.  Here’s the play by play. Matt says that stores like Macy’s, J.C. Penney, Best Buy, Kohl’s, Sears and Target (he calls them godless, anti-American) have ruined Thanksgiving by moving their opening times to Thursday afternoon versus the traditional Black Friday midnight madness.  He further sins by mistaking J.C. Penney as J.C. Penny’s, only proving further that in the halls of retail Valhalla, Matt really belongs in Helheim.  The man obviously doesn’t know his cufflinks from his garters. He reserves his special venom for Kmart (who owns Sears), which will keep its...
  • Armed American Radio (11-16-14)

    11/16/2014 1:06:34 PM PST · by RandallFlagg · 3 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 11-16-14 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • UAE designates CAIR a terrorist group

    11/16/2014 8:19:58 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 5 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 11/16/2014 | William A. Jacobson
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations is the hyper-aggressive group which designates almost anyone critical even of radical Islam as “Islamophobic.” CAIR has done more than any group, except perhaps the Southern Poverty Law Center, at chilling speech on topics of national and international concern. CAIR also is a key component of the Democratic Party coalition, using its media savvy to demonize opponents. I wonder how CAIR is going to wiggle out of being designated by the United Arab Emirates as a terrorist group? Is the UAE “Islamophobic”? Rosie Gray at Buzzfeed Reports: The United Arab Emirates has listed two American...
  • One Man Found a Mysterious Box in a Dumpster – What was in it was Absolutely Baffling

    11/15/2014 11:18:16 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 60 replies
    One Man Found a Mysterious Box in a Dumpster – What was in it was Absolutely Baffling... -The box was handmade from wood, fit with hinges, a handle and a pair of locks. -From what was written here, it appears that the author had an experience that was definitely not from here. -A hand-drawn table of the elements. -This patent is not filed with the United States Patent Office – but the drawings are remarkably detailed. But this is not the weirdest part… -Oddly, this map shows air travel routes. - lot of the maps are hand-drawn with a “center”...
  • American Left Hates Julio Severo!

    11/15/2014 8:49:24 AM PST · by juliosevero · 5 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    American Left Hates Julio Severo! The Right Wing Watch, a major American socialist group, just said today: “Finally, BarbWire continues to serve as the leading outlet for virulently anti-gay columnists like Julio Severo: ‘If Sodom gave the world an untrained and unsophisticated homosexual militancy, America can be proud that she has surpassed Sodom, by giving the world an aggressive, trained and sophisticated homosexual militancy.’” (https://archive.today/Rga0c) Wow! To talk about how America has surpassed Sodom is now to be “virulently anti-gay”! Today in America, if you are not “virulently pro-gay,” you are labeled the contrary. By the way, BarbWire is...
  • Washington, D.C.: The Seat of the Immoral World Government

    11/13/2014 2:50:10 PM PST · by juliosevero · 5 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Washington, D.C.: The Seat of the Immoral World Government By Julio Severo While I am writing about the U.S. government as the seat of the immoral world government, the U.S. Department of State and USAID are hosting the third Conference to Advance the Human Rights of and Promote Inclusive Development for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Persons on November 12-14, in Washington, D.C. Leading U.S. government officials are speaking at the event. The conference is bringing together government officials, private funders, business leaders, scholars and homosexual activists from more than 30 countries to increase coordination, cooperation and resources...
  • ISIS Unveils Its New Gold-Backed Currency To Remove Itself From "The Oppressors' Money System"

    11/13/2014 8:32:33 AM PST · by Rusty0604 · 45 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 11/13/2014 | Tyler Durden
    . It appears the rumors are true. Islamic State is set to become the only 'state' to back its currency with gold (silver and copper) as it unveils the new coins that will be used in an attempt to solidify its makeshift caliphate. ISIS says the new currency will take the group out of "the oppressors' money system." As Zaid Benjamin notes, ISIS releases details of its new currancy with golden 1 & 5 dinar, silver 1, 5, 10 dirham and copper 10 & 20 fils It seems Alan Greenspan may have been on to something after all... "Remember what...
  • Time for Knife Control?

    11/12/2014 9:36:02 AM PST · by w1n1 · 21 replies
    wsj ^ | 11/12/2014 | Sean Davis
    According to the FBI knives were used to kill more than rifles and shotguns. Here's an excerpt from Sean Davis article on this. In 2013, knives or other cutting instruments were used to kill 1,490 victims. In contrast, rifles were the cause of death of 285 murder victims. Shotguns were used in 308 murders. The 2013 numbers are even more interesting when you compare them to data from 2003, the last year in which the 1994 federal “assault weapon” ban was in effect. See the rest of the story here.
  • Vladimir Putin: Person of the Year in U.S. Gay Magazine

    11/11/2014 3:08:54 PM PST · by juliosevero · 16 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Vladimir Putin: Person of the Year in U.S. Gay Magazine By Julio Severo The Advocate, the oldest homosexual magazine in the U.S., has sarcastically announced that its 2014 Person of the Year is Vladimir Putin, seen by Patheos, an American atheist website, as “the horrifically homophobic president of Russia and a committed opponent of all things pro-LGBT.” The magazine cover even illustrates the Russian president as Adolf Hitler. The Advocate got a lot of attention last year when it made Pope Francis its Person of the Year because of his less conservative comments on homosexual issues. In no way...
  • Happy Veterans Day

    11/11/2014 9:55:59 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-11-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Thank you to all you Veterans out there!
  • Went to a rodeo last weekend and this image popped into my head...

    11/10/2014 3:15:13 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 33 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 11-10-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I kind of like how it turned out..
  • Armed American Radio (11-9-14)

    11/09/2014 4:41:15 PM PST · by RandallFlagg · 9 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 11-9-14 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • Pope Francis, hatred of truth, and the vocation to defend life

    11/09/2014 3:38:35 PM PST · by cleghornboy · 1 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | November 9, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    Today there is a demand for sex without love, for a licentiousness in sex which has wrought a heartless society in which individuals do not care for anyone but themselves. The fruit of this demonic theology is the slaughter through abortion and euthanasia of human beings created in the Imago Dei. It is a theology of violence which is rooted in hatred of truth. For at the heart of immorality is falsity, the hatred of truth. Fr. Vincent P. Miceli, in an essay entitled "The Taproot of Violence," explains: "...violence entered creation from the rebellion of Lucifer. This rebellion arose...
  • EXCLUSIVE: A .44 Magnum Scandium Lope

    11/09/2014 12:33:59 PM PST · by lbryce · 84 replies
    American Handgunner ^ | November 9, 2014 | Sam Fandala
    Garrett’s heavy .44 Magnum load proved exceptionally effective, going through-and-through breaking both shoulders of the pronghorn. Sometimes what we hunt with is almost as important (and often more interesting) than what we hunt. “You won’t see a trophy buck antelope in the unit, Sam.” That’s what Tracy told me. As a full-time professional government hunter he should know. After all, he lives day by day in the region. But undying optimism had me looking for that “big boy” anyway. I won’t say how many bucks I ended up studying under 12X magnification. Might sound a bit unbelievable. But of course...
  • Leftists Are Hateful Children

    11/09/2014 11:49:55 AM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 22 replies
    Uncle Bob's Treehouse ^ | August 1, 2014 | Bob Wallace
    I operate on the assumption that leftists are four years old emotionally, and as such they are narcissistic: they perceive things as either all-good or all-bad. Let's take the leftist hatred of Christianity, which they see as the most horrible thing in the world. Why can they not see what Islam is? Because they can only perceive everything as good or bad, with nothing in-between. So if Christianity is evil ("spook in the sky," etc.) then Islam has to be good. I think it's just that simple. Right now leftists are overwhelmingly for open borders ("It's for the children"). But...
  • 'Interstellar,' 'Big Hero 6' on Track for $50-Million-Plus This Weekend

    Christopher Nolan's Interstellar took first place on Friday, though family moviegoers should drive Disney Animation's Big Hero 6 to a weekend win. After two days in limited release, Interstellar expanded to 3,561 locations and earned an estimated $17 million. That's well below Inception's $21.8 million debut, though it is at least roughly on par with Gravity's $17.5 million start last year. Interstellar's audience was split evenly between men (52 percent) and women, and skewed much older (75 percent were at least 25 years of age). They awarded the movie a "B+" CinemaScore, which is in line with Inception.
  • Vladimir Putin: "World Is at Historic Turning Point"

    Russian President Vladimir Putin delivered what was perhaps his most important speech, and definitely his most direct criticism of the West, at the Valdai Conference in Sochi on October 24. One independent analyst called it “the most important political speech since Churchill’s ‘Iron Curtain’ speech of March 5, 1946.” Another called it “epochal,” and a “marker of the end of the U.S.’s brief period as the one big, unchallenged bully on the block.” Another labeled the speech “a precursor to World War iii.” Yet the mainstream Western media largely ignored the speech, instead focusing that day on America’s midterm elections,...
  • Mitch is on borrowed time: Early look at ’16 Senate map shows great chance for Dems

    11/07/2014 4:31:45 AM PST · by Duke C. · 54 replies
    Salon ^ | Nov. 6.2014 | Jim Newell
    The silver lining of all silver linings for Democrats heading into Tuesday’s blood bath was that the 2016 Senate battleground map would “flip.” Since there were only like ~2 total silver linings, that’s not saying a whole lot. But it’s true that Republicans will be defending 24 Senate seats to the Democrats’ 10 in the next cycle — a presidential cycle, when Democrats actually bother voting.
  • Here are 884 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism...

    11/06/2014 6:21:35 AM PST · by grundle · 8 replies
    wordpress ^ | Last updated on October 27, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Here are 884 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc. By Dan from Squirrel HillPosted on August 15, 2013. Updated on October 27, 2014.As the author of this blog post, I place it into the public domain. Anyone may freely copy it in any part or in its entirely, without asking my permission, and without paying any money. I do ask you please cite a link to http://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/I ask you to please show this list to as many people as possible – and especially, to please show it to as many...
  • A Majority, Mitch and Reince... With A Great Big IF...

    11/05/2014 3:28:32 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 3 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 5, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    When Benjamin Franklin, the oldest delegate (and most world-famous member) at the Constitutional Convention, exited the hall, tradition says that a woman asked him what form of government they have given us. “A republic, madam,” the sage of Pennsylvania is said to have replied. “If you can keep it.” Well, the Republican Party has finally regained control of the U.S. Senate, for the time being, with the magnificent 2014 wave election – and yes, it WAS a wave election (as leftist Joe Trippi said, “you don’t get wavier than this!”) – but the Republicans must still be concerned with the...
  • The Old Newbie

    11/04/2014 4:30:42 AM PST · by Mortimer St. Hubbins · 118 replies
    November 3, 2014 | Mortimer St. Hubbins
    As you may have noticed, I'm a newbie.....but not really. I'll explain. I was a newbie to Free Republic.....well over ten years ago. Actually, I was a Lurker for a while before becoming a newbie over ten years ago. Yes, I know. According to my account, I'm 3 days old in Freeper years, but I'm not. I'll explain. My account was compromised. My previous account, that is, and so I had to create a new Freeper identity. I've made a few discoveries upon creating my new old identity. Unless I'm mistaken, and it has been well over tens years since...
  • Please Vote Republican

    11/03/2014 5:53:36 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 105 replies
    MeshugeMikey ^ | November 3 2014 | MeshugeMikey
    Please VOTE Republican. should this prove difficult THINK of the outcome you REALLY dont want! Thank you Pass It On
  • Land of Billy Graham legalizes homosexual “marriage and six judges resign rather than be forced to o

    11/03/2014 8:10:17 AM PST · by juliosevero · 20 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Land of Billy Graham legalizes homosexual “marriage” and six judges resign rather than be forced to officiate such perversion By Julio Severo According to WND, with the imposition of the so called homosexual “marriage” in North Carolina, at least six judges have resigned rather than be forced to officiate such unions. Billy Graham All of them stepped down, since October 10, because they believe marriage is a union between one man and one woman. The judges are: John Kallam Jr., Gilbert Breedlove, Bill Stevenson, Tommy Holland, Gayle Myrick and Jeff Powell. By using the foul play of judicial activism,...
  • Decisions, Decisions - The Issues in the 2014 Midterms

    11/03/2014 7:32:15 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 2 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 3, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    This election presents tough choices for some voters. Many are upset that the Republican Party hasn’t formally enunciated its core principles, properly nationalizing the election in a simple, coherent way. The national GOP has, instead, settled for letting it be a traditional midterm, a referendum on the policies of that man in the White House and the party that unconditionally, unquestioningly, supports his every act. And yes, for many voters, that may well be enough. But for those voters who would like a clear presentation of the difference between the modern Democrat Party and the Republican opposition, that difference can...
  • (Food for Thought) Not all blueberries are blueberries

    11/03/2014 5:16:47 AM PST · by John David Powell · 44 replies
    CW39online Blog ^ | October 28, 2014 | by " Newsfixpowell "
    Here’s some food for thought about what’s in your pantry. And that’s blueberries. Or “little blue dynamos”, as the folks at the US Highbush Blueberry Council like to call them. Not only are they blue, but they are good for you, too. Good for your heart, good for your brain, good for your liver, and may reduce your risk for cancer. But that only works if they are the real deal, and you probably will not find them in that blueberry muffin mix on your pantry shelf. The Food Identify Theft blog claims most mixes are “just plain awful.” But...
  • The Rosary is the remedy in this present crisis

    11/03/2014 2:51:26 AM PST · by cleghornboy · 8 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | November 3, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    MONDAY, NOVEMBER 03, 2014 The German magazine Stimme des Glaubens reported years ago that Pope John Paul II had commented on the Third Secret of Fatima during a conference in Fulda, Germany in 1980. In this report, Pope John Paul II said, "...it should be sufficient for all Christians to know this: if there is a message in which it is written that the oceans will flood whole areas of the earth, and that from one moment to the next millions of people will perish, truly the publication of such a message is no longer something to be so much...
  • Armed American Radio (11-2-14)

    11/02/2014 4:04:52 PM PST · by RandallFlagg · 2 replies
    Armed American Radio ^ | 11-2-14 | RandallFlagg
    The Armed American Radio broadcast with Mark Walters is on every Sunday 8PM Eastern, 5PM Pacific. Coming to you live from the Crossbreed Holsters Studio. Find AAR on your local stationFacebookListen LiveThe AAR iTunes podcasts are usually available the following Monday Are you sad because the GunTalk radio show with the awesome Tom Gresham ended it's last few minutes, and you have to wait a week for another firearms-related radio show to appear so you can listen? Do you crave to hear from the experts across the nation about our current problems regarding twisted politicians inflicting their anti-gun agendas on...
  • Starbucks Unveils Its First LBGT Commercial and it Ain’t Pretty

    11/02/2014 12:01:42 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 63 replies
    Godfather Politics ^ | November 1, 2014 | Gary DeMar
    More and more companies are going “gay” while at the same time denigrating anybody who has an issue with same-sex, alternate sex, slice and dice sex (transgenderism), and take-your-pick sex. When it was found out that Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich opposed same-sex marriage, so much pressure was put on him because of his anti-same sex marriage views (he donated to Proposition 8) that he believed that he couldn’t do anything but resign. The Gaystapo would have made it unbearable for him and the company for Eich if he had remain as CEO. There is a long trail of persecution from...
  • The Ferguson Report: The Smearing Of Mike Brown

    10/27/2014 5:51:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    AllHipHop ^ | October 27, 2014
    This past week the huge impact of #FergusonOctober continued to reverberate throughout the city. The #OccupySLU protesters who had set up an encampment on campus emerged with all of their demands met. (Click here for more information.) The President of the University himself acknowledged that the protesters were peaceful and nonviolent. This flies in the face of false rumors and media reports to the contrary. In spite of the false and negative reports, the youth leaders stayed focused on their demands. The result is historic for their campus—among other wins, they secured an increased budget for Black Studies programs, financial...
  • Little Pavel Gets A Letter

    11/01/2014 11:48:51 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 12 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | November 1, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Join us, as our young campaign volunteer learns about voter intimidation… Pavel Syerov, Jr. was back home from college for the weekend, just to walk some precincts before the election. With a bakery halfway between the train station and the house, he decided to pick up some danish and doughnuts for the folks. He walked into the familiar storefront, took his place at the end of a long line, and instinctively reached for his smartphone to kill time during the wait. But his ears perked up when he overheard a discussion in progress, ahead of him in line. “Well, it’s...
  • Obama: the “Savior” of the Brazilian Right

    10/31/2014 2:54:45 PM PDT · by juliosevero · 5 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Obama: the “Savior” of the Brazilian Right By Julio Severo There is no doubt that Barack Obama is destroying America as her founders intended her to be. And with his politics of imposing the homosexual agenda through his State Department, he shows that he is capable of destroying other nations too. All Christian conservative leaders I know denounce his destructive capabilities. And all of them agree that Obama is a socialist. So his destructive capabilities are basically socialist. Even so, many, even Christians, have been mesmerized into seeing him as a “savior.” Progressive Christians in America see him in...
  • A funeral Mass for Mayor Thomas Menino

    10/31/2014 2:10:50 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 3 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | October 31, 2014 | Paul Melanson
    The website ontheissues.org notes that: "Since an abortive run for Congress in 1992 while still a City Councilor, Menino has supported legal abortion and the public funding of abortion. In his first campaign for Mayor in 1993, he indicated that he would continue the practice of taxpayer finance abortions at Boston City Hospital." See here. As Mayor of Boston, Thomas Menino marched with homosexuals, promoted same-sex "marriage," and expressed his desire to keep the restaurant chain Chicj-fil-A out of Boston because of its adherence to Biblical values. See here.
  • 10 two-sentence horror stories…

    10/31/2014 12:05:49 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 17 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-31-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Happy Halloween...
  • Mass. General Election Guide 2014

    10/31/2014 5:39:18 AM PDT · by massmike · 3 replies
    massresistance.org ^ | 10/31/2014 | n/a
    This is your election guide and candidate ratings for the November 4, 2014 Massachusetts general election in Massachusetts! We've hope that as a pro-family voter you will find this useful! Candidates with "Definitely Vote For" rating are, to the best of our knowledge, pro-life and pro-traditional marriage, as well as good on general pro-family issues. And consider voting for "Fairly Bad" candidates if the others are "Terrible". PLEASE NOTE that this year the bar for being rated "Definitely Vote For" is lowered considerably for Republicans. To our knowledge, every GOP incumbent and nearly every GOP challenger candidate supported anti-family Charlie...
  • Quite possibly the scariest Halloween mask ever…

    10/30/2014 3:39:37 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-30-14 | The Looking Spoon
    Borderline child abuse right here ;-P
  • A prediction of how Season 5 of The Walking Dead is going to pan out…

    10/30/2014 12:37:04 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 80 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-30-14 | The Looking Spoon
    You don't need to be a fan of the show the get it :-)
  • The Ebola Epidemic and the American Election

    10/30/2014 9:25:18 AM PDT · by jfd1776 · 4 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | October 30, 2014 A.D. | John F. Di Leo
    Of all the issues in the news – the destruction caused by Obamacare, six years of record joblessness, the body counts of inner city street crime – no other issue encapsulates every aspect of this election like the Ebola epidemic. And don’t say it’s not an epidemic, because it most certainly is… just not here, not yet. Ebola is an epidemic in Africa, and it could be one here. One of the many jobs that our government has is ensuring that this awful contagious disease, fatal to somewhere between 50 and 70 percent of those stricken by it, doesn’t spread...
  • Shoshana Roberts doesn’t want men to “harass” her, but her own webpage mentions her DD breasts

    10/29/2014 7:52:19 PM PDT · by grundle · 46 replies
    wordpress ^ | October 29, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Shoshana Roberts doesn’t want men to “harass” her, but on her own online biography she mentions her DD breasts Shoshana Roberts is the woman who recently made a video about how she was “harassed” when she walked down the sidewalk. Much of this “harassment” consisted of people saying hi and being friendly.You can see the video here:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b1XGPvbWn0AThe Pittsburgh Post-Gazette also wrote this article about her video and the “harassment” that she received.However, on her online biography, she mentions that her breast size is DD.Shoshana Roberts has every right to list her breast size on her biography....
  • A bridge to Hawaii (joke)

    10/29/2014 5:15:51 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 8 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-29-14 | The Looking Spoon
    A man on his Harley was riding along a California beach when suddenly  the sky clouded above his head and, in a booming voice, God said, 'Because you have tried to be faithful to me in all ways, I will grant you one wish.' The biker pulled over and said, 'Build a bridge to Hawaii so I can ride over anytime I want. 'God replied, 'Your request is materialistic, think of the enormous challenges for that kind of undertaking, the supports required reaching the bottom of the Pacific and the concrete and steel it would take! I can do...
  • Retiree Mental Fitness Evaluation

    10/29/2014 11:04:06 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 11 replies
    CRASHR ^ | 10-29-14 | The Looking Spoon
    I don't nomally take email forwards and post them, but this one made me chuckle and is kind of fun... I actually got a couple of them right.----------This test is to ascertain your mental state now. If you get one right you are doing ok, if you get none right you better go for counseling. There are 4 test questions.  Don't miss one. Giraffe Test 1...    How do you put a giraffe into a refrigerator? Stop and think about it and decide on your answer before you scroll down.          The correct answer: Open the refrigerator, put in the giraffe, and close the door.This question tests whether you...
  • Troops in Tents fighting Ebola Don't See Tents As'Inhumane', Nurse Hickox

    10/29/2014 8:12:29 AM PDT · by xzins · 33 replies
    Bloggers and Personal ^ | 29 Oct 14 | Xzins
    Isn't it absurd when rhetoric goes over the top. So it is with Nurse Kaci Hickox who has made a name for herself with her claim that being in a tent is 'inhumane' treatment. She might be sure to mention that to ages of American troops from Valley Forge to Gettysburg to Liberia...and all wars and deployments in between. In fact, Ms. Hickox, we always found a tent to be a bit of a luxury. We didn't even consider the ground to be inhumane. We considered it part of the job. When one goes adventuring on these self-announced, sacrificial journeys,...
  • Is Pope Francis' "God of Surprises" really the Prince of this world?

    10/27/2014 1:10:59 PM PDT · by cleghornboy · 5 replies
    La Salette Journey ^ | Paul Melanson
    Father John Hunwicke writes, "The Holy Father has criticised the fault of 'wanting to close oneself within the written word, and not allowing oneself to be surprised by God, by the God of surprises; within the law, within the certitude of what we know and not of what we still need to learn and to achieve'. (He went on to make balancing criticisms of other and contrary attitudes.) When the first wave of Ordinariate clergy were being 'formed' at Allen Hall, our teaching was solidly, insistently, based upon the Conciliar and post-Conciliar Magisterium. This meant the written words of Vatican...
  • question about employee vs. contract

    10/27/2014 12:50:09 PM PDT · by fulltlt · 23 replies
    me | 10/27/2014 | me
    So if your company has you go from being an employee to a contract worker is that the same as being terminated? Can you then collect unemployment if you decide not to work as a contract worker? I know that it has implications for health insurance. What are some of the other pros or cons to this situation? What are things to be aware of and look out for?