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  • Sweden Adopts Stern Response to Country's Rape Epidemic [semi-satire]

    09/18/2017 10:42:27 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 20 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 17 Sep 2017 | John Semmens
    Now that the influx of Muslim refugees into the country has catapulted Sweden to the top of the international heap when it comes to the crime of rape, government officials have determined it is time to take action. That action is the publication of a "sex guidebook" intended to convey a message to immigrants from Muslim countries that rape is wrong. Youth and Civil Affairs Authority Director General Lena Nyberg explained that "the issue seems to be one of culture shock for young Muslim males entering Swedish society. These refugees were raised in a culture that explicitly designates females as...
  • Was America Founded To Be Secular?

    09/18/2017 8:53:14 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 23 replies
    The Coach's Team ^ | 9/18/17 | Joshua Charles
    What role should religion play in a free society? More and more people today would answer: none. That would not have been the answer of the Founders of the United States – the men who fought the American Revolution and wrote the country’s Constitution. To them the issue of religion and freedom were inextricably linked. You couldn’t have freedom without religion. In fact, the political philosophy of the Founders necessitated a divine foundation. Thomas Jefferson makes this clear in the Declaration of Independence when he writes that “all men…are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights.” The purpose of...
  • Immigrants from Middle East reviving lamb and goat market

    09/17/2017 3:27:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 46 replies
    Berks Country ^ | September 13, 2017 | Lisa Scheid
    Shumaila Shah knows how to cook her husband's favorite dish the way one might say the Pledge of Allegiance. "Cook onions, tomatoes, garlic and ginger crushed together," she said, articulating something so familiar it didn't need words, English or Punjabi. "Salt, pepper, garam masala. Put meat in and add water to make a gravy. Cook until the meat is soft, not tough." How long? She thinks for a moment. "A half-hour; it depends on the meat," she said. "Then add the potatoes, because they take a shorter time to cook. We eat it with naan." The recipe for her aloo...
  • Sodomites and Power: Either You Let Us Destroy The Church, or We Will Destroy The Church

    09/17/2017 12:14:03 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 36 replies
    Ann Barnhardt ^ | 9/15/17 | Ann Barnhardt
    I have received many emails from folks thanking me for discussing the Antipapacy and the ascendancy of the apostate anti-church, and how consoling it is. I hear you. There is much more to say and discuss. The first thing I want to discuss is a theme that I have been desperately trying to convey for years, namely that “they don’t actually believe any of that Catholic bullshit“. Still, after all of this, so many comment boxes and written commentary simply can’t understand how it is that Antipope Bergoglio, Fr. James Martin, Ethh Jay (the notorious faggot priest who is aggressively...
  • "The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant" (Sermon on Matthew 18:21-35)

    09/16/2017 10:59:20 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 16 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | September 17, 2017 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “The Parable of the Unforgiving Servant” (Matthew 18:21-35) Forgiveness doesn’t count. Oh, don’t get me wrong! I don’t mean that it doesn’t matter of that it’s not important. By no means. No, forgiveness counts for a lot in that respect. In fact, it’s everything. We’d be lost without forgiveness. But when I say, Forgiveness doesn’t count, I mean it in the way that Jesus teaches it, which is to say, forgiveness doesn’t keep score. Forgiveness doesn’t count. It doesn’t keep score or keep track of how many times it has to forgive or how much sin it has to have...
  • YouTube Censors Video on Muslim Cruelty of Dogs

    09/15/2017 7:51:37 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 10 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 9/15/17 | Bob Parks
    Being the welcoming nation the United States is, many come to this country and are now allowed to tell us that we are to observe and respect the customs, rules, and sometimes laws of those who immigrate here. In many Muslim nations, dogs are considered unclean and are thus subject to be treated as a pestilence. We've also seen many stories here where American citizens with dogs are subjected to justified discrimination because their pets and/or guide dogs offend Muslims who may come in contact with them in public places. We created a video to illustrate the barbaric acts committed...
  • Huma's mother advised Hillary before Saudi speech, 'Do not even mention driving for women!'

    09/14/2017 2:20:19 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 14, 2017 | Todd Shepherd
    Huma Abedin's mother told then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton not to talk about sensitive issues like the prohibition on women drivers in Saudi Arabia, just before Clinton gave a speech at a Saudi women's college. "Do not even mention driving for women!" Saleah Abedin wrote in an email to Clinton. "The last visitor received a torrent of rejoinders from the students who said they have more important challenges to contend with." Saleah Abedin lectures on sociology issues at Dar Al Hekma, a women's college in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, where Clinton gave a speech in February of 2010. Her daughter Huma...
  • Bishop (E.W.)Jackson: Left, KKK, LGBT Share a 'Virulent Hatred of True Christianity'

    09/14/2017 10:01:27 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    CNS News ^ | September 13, 2017 | Michael W. Chapman
    Bishop E.W. Jackson, who heads Exodus Faith Ministries in Virginia and is a former U.S. Senate candidate for Virginia, said that liberals constatntly seek to mock Christians who view natural disasters as divine punishments and they do this, along with groups like the KKK and the LGBT community because they all share a "virulent hatred of true Christianity." “What is the similarity between the Ku Klux Klan and the left?" said Bishop Jackson on his Sept. 12 radio show The Awakening. " And I’ll include the LGBT community in this. What do they have in common? What do the...
  • Hillary Clinton: From the ‘Whine’ Cellar to the Pulpit

    09/13/2017 11:18:11 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/13/17 | Judi McLeod
    It’s high time for Hillary Clinton to come out of her Chardonnay ‘Whine’ Cellar What’s Happening? Hillary Clinton’s making her way out of her Chardonnay ‘Whine’ Cellar to the presidency through the pulpit. That’s what. Clinton must have taken her longtime pastor Methodist Minister Bill Shillady at his word when he compared her possible return to politics to “Jesus Christ’s resurrection.”
  • Why Evangelicals—Like Me—Voted for Donald Trump and Are Sticking With Him

    09/13/2017 9:03:16 AM PDT · by DWW1990 · 6 replies
    TrevorGrantThomas.com ^ | 9/13/2017 | Trevor Grant Thomas
    The Never-Trumpers of every stripe still don’t get it. Ten months after his historic defeat of Hillary Clinton, those opposed to Donald Trump—whether from the political right, left, or middle—have yet to grasp why so many Americans—especially evangelical Americans—have embraced, or at least tolerate, the politics of the Man from Manhattan. As my wife (and chief editor) pointed out when I began this piece, “It’s really a no-brainer. There was no other option.” But nevertheless, to those dulled by their disdain for Mr. Trump, let me explain again our continued support for him. First, let me make this abundantly clear:...
  • Pope Francis, Titular Head of the Globalists

    09/12/2017 10:03:43 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 7 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/12/17 | Judi McLeod
    Political Hack: The tragic truth of our times is that ‘The Titular Head of the Globalists’ walks like a Marxist, talks like a Marxist and likely prays as a Marxist The one official title you will never see among those set aside for the pope: ‘Francis, Titular Head of the Globalists’; ‘Francis, the Political Pope’, ‘Francis, Pope Putting Politics Ahead of Prayer’. “The pope’s proper title, according to the Vatican’s website, is Bishop of Rome, Vicar of Jesus Christ, Successor of the Prince of the Apostles, Supreme Pontiff of the Universal Church, Primate of Italy, Archbishop and Metropolitan of the...
  • Trump gives hope to Jewish push for FEMA aid to houses of prayer

    09/11/2017 11:25:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | September 12, 2017 | Ron Kampeas, Jewish Telegraphic Agency
    JTA - A tweet by President Donald Trump on Friday night, with Houston recovering from Hurricane Harvey and his sister Irma set to ravage Florida, is renewing hope among Jewish groups that have long advocated for emergency assistance to houses of worship. “Churches in Texas should be entitled to reimbursement from FEMA Relief Funds for helping victims of Hurricane Harvey (just like others),” Trump said on Twitter, referring to the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Attempts in the past two Congresses to extend FEMA protections to houses of worship had broad bipartisan support, but were stymied by the Obama administration’s concerns...
  • When Was Jesus Christ Born? The Bible Says September 11th - The Feast of Trumpets

    09/11/2017 8:05:21 AM PDT · by Sontagged · 103 replies
    Goodness of God Ministries ^ | December 22, 2011 | Goodness of God Ministries
    The birth of Jesus Christ is the one of the most significant events in all of history and when we understand the truths regarding the true date of his birth it will thrill and inspire your heart. Tradition has made December 25th the birthday of Jesus. but the Bible clearly reveals he was not born on that day. It was not until the 4th century after Christ that December 25th began to be celebrated as the day of ChristÂ’s birth. It was the old pagan holiday celebrating the winter solstice and the birth of the sun god and celebrated when...
  • Nigel Farage: Immigration & Islam

    09/10/2017 3:03:57 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 6 replies
    BitChute ^ | 10 September 2017 | Nigel Farage
    Video [censored off of You Tube] about immigration, islamification
  • The Private Faith of Hillary Clinton

    09/09/2017 9:49:41 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 52 replies
    The New Yorker ^ | September 8, 2017 | Michael Luo
    For politicians who are searching for an appropriate way to talk about their Christian faith in public, the Bible can sometimes appear to contain contradictory mandates. In Jesus’ Sermon on the Mount, he admonishes his disciples to pray in secret and “not be like the hypocrites, for they love to stand and pray in the synagogues and on the street corners to be seen by others.” Later, however, the resurrected Jesus, just before he is taken up to Heaven, implores his followers to go forth and “be my witnesses in Jerusalem, Judea, and Samaria, and to the ends of the...
  • "Dealing Drastically with Sin" (Sermon on Matthew 18:1-20)

    09/08/2017 8:26:42 PM PDT · by Charles Henrickson · 2 replies
    stmatthewbt.org ^ | September 10, 2017 | The Rev. Charles Henrickson
    “Dealing Drastically with Sin” (Matthew 18:1-20) How seriously do we take the matter of sin? Our own sin? The sin of others? I think that is the theme running through the teachings of Jesus today in the Holy Gospel from Matthew 18: the seriousness of sin and our need to treat it as such. And so our message this morning: “Dealing Drastically with Sin.” I think, generally speaking, in our culture today people do not treat sin as a serious matter, and we certainly do not deal drastically with it. We let it slide. We excuse it. We rationalize it....
  • Separation of Church and State: Kamala Harris and the Dem Exemption

    09/08/2017 9:40:57 AM PDT · by impetrio1 · 7 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 9/8/17 | Bob Parks
    The left denigrates religion and those who worship... except for Muslims. They demean almost all who believe in something greater than themselves. Churches are of no value to the left unless they can get something from them for either free or a greatly reduced rate. If they need somewhere to use as a staging area for a protest that can also house participants, churches are just fine. If a Democrat needs to reach a loyal constituency, churches are a no-brainer. U.S. Senator Kamala Harris of California is hardly an exception when it comes to Democrats using the church for political...
  • The dubia surrounding Pope Francis’ election

    09/07/2017 10:15:08 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/07/17 | David Martin
    The Political Pope: How Pope Francis is Delighting the Liberal Left and Abandoning Conservatives With all the controversy that surrounded the election of Pope Francis upon the resignation of Pope Benedict in 2013, it seems that Catholics may have lost sight of a very key element of this episode, namely, that Benedict XVI never resigned his papal office, but only the active exercise thereof. On the eve of his resignation, he said: “Anyone who accepts the Petrine ministry no longer has any privacy. He belongs always and completely to everyone, to the whole Church… “The ‘always’ is also a “forever”—there...
  • Dear President Trump, A Reluctant Trumper

    09/06/2017 8:06:09 PM PDT · by bigbob · 9 replies
    A Reluctant Trumper This message comes from somebody who could best have been described before as a very, very reluctant Trumper. I only voted for you because you supported the Republican platform, which (miraculously) still seems to support Judeo-Christian values, and still opposes abortion. I worried about whether your devotion to conservative values was genuine. But in the last 7 months I have become an ardent admirer, enthusiastic supporter, and daily prayer warrior on your behalf. *** America Is Split America is deeply split, split on the definition of morality. Before you, elections skirted any allusion to the ethical conflict...
  • Big Bang Theory Producer Suggests Honor Killings Might Actually Kinda Be O.K.

    09/06/2017 11:09:35 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    MRC TV ^ | September 5, 2017 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Big Bang Theory producer Bill Prady tweeted Tuesday that honor killings of women under Sharia law might actually be an acceptable practice. Maybe. Well, he's not sure. The slightly-more-than-disturbing admission happened while Prady – a man – was trying to school pro-life advocate Obianuju Ekeocha – a woman – on the issue of abortion. (Which was odd to me, as I thought only those with a uterus got a vote on the subject. But I digress.) During the lengthy Twitter back-and-forth, Prady attempted to trump Ekeocha’s pro-life argument by awkwardly tying in religion, arguing that a woman’s right to kill...