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  • I'm glad to be an American. But I won't really celebrate the Fourth of July.

    07/03/2015 7:06:18 AM PDT · by C19fan · 45 replies
    The Week ^ | July 3, 2015 | Bonnie Kristian
    This weekend we celebrate the Fourth of July, high holiday of American civic religion and universal occasion for cookouts, stars-and-stripes bikinis, and raucous displays of unbridled patriotism. More than 200 years ago, however, there was no such unanimity on the subject of the American Revolution. Though our popular history tends to avoid such off-message details, about 15 percent of white American colonists during the Revolutionary War were loyalists, and perhaps more surprisingly, close to half were effectively neutral.
  • A Video Featuring Snoop Dogg Has Caused Uproar Among a Religious Group in India

    07/03/2015 6:28:17 AM PDT · by odds · 4 replies
    TIME ^ | 5.008 AM ET | Time Staff
    Members of the Parsi Zoroastrian community in Calcutta have filed a petition in a local high court against the music video for the song “King” by Amitis featuring Snoop Dogg, calling it blasphemous and disrespectful toward their faith, the Times of India reports. Zoroastrianism is a millennia-old faith with roots in ancient Persia and a flourishing community in India; its scripture emphasizes the sanctity of nature and the duality of existence. Amitis is an Iranian-born singer who now lives in Atlanta; “King” appears to be her entrance into the realm of Western pop. Snoop Dogg is Snoop Dogg — in...
  • BRISTOL: Choosing Humiliation Over Convenience: “The Five” Comes to My Defense

    07/02/2015 1:54:00 PM PDT · by Resettozero · 112 replies
    Patheos.com ^ | July 2, 2015 | Bristol Palin
    Thank you to “The Five” co-host Greg Gutfeld for calling out the media for their absurdity! The Daily Caller reports: “The Five” co-host Greg Gutfeldblasted Bristol Palin’s haters Tuesday after her pregnancy announcement, saying they “would have been more supportive” if she simply had an abortion. The Fox News personality went on to praise the daughter of Sarah Palin for choosing “humiliation over convenience,” adding that she “took the pain, for it was more humane.” “I get it, of course, the media would have been more supportive if she had an abortion. But then if she had, they never would...
  • The Vatican Wants the Temple Mount Taken From the Jews [Revelation 11]

    07/02/2015 9:30:01 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 41 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 6/30/2015 | Giulio Meotti
    In 2000, speaking in a mosque in Palestinian-held Ramallah, Yasser Arafat declared, “No one will succeed in removing us from our land, including Jerusalem, and the Palestinian flag will fly from the Temple Mount and from the churches in Jerusalem.” Arafat could say that because he had won the Vatican's support for his terroristic strategy. On June 26th, 2015, the Vatican signed its first treaty with the “State of Palestine”. It is the logical conclusion of a long path. When the pontiff John Paul II ascended to the Temple Mount in 2000, Judaism’s most holy site, he wasn’t welcomed by...
  • Milwaukee museum to show Pope Benedict portrait made from condoms

    07/02/2015 7:56:13 AM PDT · by JoeProBono · 37 replies
    upi ^ | July 1, 2015 | Ben Hooper
    MILWAUKEE, - A Wisconsin art museum is defending the decision to display a controversial portrait of the previous pope composed entirely of condoms. The Milwaukee Art Museum announced "Eggs Benedict," Niki Johnson's condom likeness of Pope Benedict XVI, will go on display starting in November. Milwaukee Archbishop Jerome Listecki criticized the museum in a blog post: "Would the art museum accept works that depicted various political leaders of our state in cow dung (a significant animal for Wisconsin)? Would they accept art -- pick your favorite religious or historical figures -- featuring them in various pornographic poses (which has happened...
  • Man, 35, Marries Six-Year-Old Child in Name of Tradition

    07/01/2015 8:19:16 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 23 replies
    Emirates 24/7 ^ | Thursday, 2 July 2015
    Girl married off to man 29 years her senior in exchange for moneyChild marriage is rampant in some parts of India till date. However, a recent image that showed a 35-year-old man marrying a six-year-old girl in the Indian state of Rajasthan has created fresh furore over this notorious tradition. According to the UK daily Metro, Ratan Lal Jat, 35, a counciller married the child in a secret ceremony. The wedding was arranged by a local marriage broker who dealt with such shady marriages in return for fees. Ratan Lal Jat, if the police officials are to be believed, got...
  • Jerusalem family finds 2,000-year old mikveh underneath living room

    07/01/2015 4:11:41 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 20 replies
    Ha'aretz ^ | Tammuz 14, 5775 (July 1, 2015) | Nir Hasson
    A Jerusalem family ripping up its living room floor found a staircase lost for 2,000 years, leading to a large ritual bath carved out of bedrock. It took the family some years to call in the authorities and show them the discovery beneath their house, in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Ein Kerem. Throughout the interim, the family blocked off the entrance to the mikveh with wooden doors, and simply continued to live over it. When they did call in the Israel Antiquities Authority, beneath the doors, the archaeologists found the carved stone staircase leaving to a big mikveh, 3.5 meters...
  • Russian Government Wants To Ban The Gay Flag “Gay Delirium Is Threatening Entire Civilized World.”

    07/01/2015 12:19:10 PM PDT · by dennisw · 61 replies
    shoebat.com ^ | June 29, 2015 | By Theodore Shoebat
    The mayor of Moscow has vowed to push for a ban on the gay flag, and God bless him for this. According to one Russian report: A Moscow city MP has promised to press for the ban on the most known symbol of the LGBT community after the campaign of support of the US move to legalize same-sex marriage has hit Russian social networks, drawing ire from conservatives. Aleksey Lisovenko made this pledge via a Facebook post and in the same post he claimed that “the United States must have gone completely mad and now its gay delirium is threatening...
  • Market Tanking - Any Correlation With the Judgement We Can Now Expect? [Vanity]

    06/29/2015 11:35:44 AM PDT · by fwdude · 53 replies
    self-published | 06/29/15 | fwdude
    At last check the market (DJI) was down 254 points after a steady decline throughout the day. US Treasury yields down 14 basis points. I know, the Greek crisis. But Who orchestrates these events beyond our understanding?
  • (V) Be A Test Case For Your Church

    06/29/2015 8:24:16 AM PDT · by OrangeHoof · 32 replies
    na | 06-29-2015 | OrangeHoof
    If you are a member of a Bible-believing church that considers homosexuality to be sin, last week's SCOTUS decision making gay marriage a federal right has to be disturbing. Soon, as they have with wedding bakers, florists and photographers, gays are likely to show up to be test cases asking to get married in your church. If you are a church elder, what is your response going to be when it is your church they want to marry in? There's a good chance your answer is going to be like this: "The Bible declares in Deuteronomy and Romans and elsewhere...
  • Is It Just Me, Or Did Judge Janine Really Coward Out this Weekend?

    06/29/2015 6:36:14 AM PDT · by xzins · 40 replies
    Vanity ^ | 29 Jun 15 | Xzins
    I've always been struck, even though I didn't always agree, with the fierceness with which the Judge presented her weekly diatribe against her cause of the week. She was to the point, sarcastic when necessary, and absolutely brutal with her honesty, taking no prisoners. So, I was really surprised when her entire hour, unless I missed it on a 'necessary run', did not mention the Scotus decision on homosexual marriage. Ignoring one of the most momentous decisions by the court that seeks to transform our nation and human history, Janine was silent as a lamb. We heard about the bogus...
  • Religious liberty is rallying cry after gay marriage ruling

    06/29/2015 12:14:55 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 29, 2015 1:02 AM EDT | Rachel Zoll and Steve Peoples
    Now that same-sex marriage is legal nationwide, religious conservatives are focusing on preserving their right to object. Their concerns are for the thousands of faith-based charities, colleges and hospitals that want to hire, fire, serve and set policy according to their religious beliefs, notably that gay relationships are morally wrong. The Republican Party’s 2016 presidential candidates are already campaigning on the issue. And Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is urging President Barack Obama and the nation’s governors “to join me in reassuring millions of Americans that the government will not force them to participate in activities that violate their deeply held...
  • Pope Francis Appoints Population Control Extremist to Vatican Post

    06/28/2015 8:23:31 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 19 replies
    Breirtbart ^ | Austin Ruse
    A scientist who believes the world is overpopulated by 6 billion people has been appointed by Pope Francis to the Pontifical Academy of Science. The Holy See Press office made the announcement today that besides being one of four official presenters of the Pope’s controversial encyclical on the environment Thursday in Vatican City, Hans Joachim Schellnhuber is to join 80 other scientists who are official advisers to the Vatican on scientific matters. As Breitbart News reported last week, Schellnhuber said in a 2009 speech at the Copenhagen Climate Conference that global warming would devastate Earth’s population and “In a very...
  • Tunisia attack: at least 30 Britons believed to have been killed

    06/28/2015 2:55:19 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 81 replies
    Guardian ^ | 6/28/15
    At least 30 Britons are understood to have been killed in the beach massacre in Tunisia, it emerged on Sunday. Informed sources said the eventual figure could be even higher. The official British death toll is now known to be much higher than originally reported, because of the time taken to confirm the identities of those killed. The process is being overseen by a British coroner. Due to the nature and location of the attack, and the numbers involved, the process has not been straightforward. One problem is that many of those killed on the beach were wearing swimwear, and...
  • My Little Blessing

    06/28/2015 8:03:33 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 30 replies
    Patheos.com ^ | June 28, 2015 | by Bristol Palin
    So here are the things you should all get straight before you continue to mock me, judge me, and talk about me.
  • Essay on Political Correctness and the old Monarchies

    06/27/2015 3:08:12 PM PDT · by eccentric · 8 replies
    Facebook ^ | June 27, 2015 | Linda Martinez
    I always thought the religious history of England was so silly. They started off Catholic. Then when Henry VIII had a dispute with the Pope, he started his own church. And he demanded that everyone in his country join his new church. He even killed some who opposed the change. When his daughter Mary became Queen, the whole country had to revert back to Catholicism. She killed some people too, acheiving the nickname "Bloody Mary." When Mary died and Elizabeth became Queen, the whole country had to change religions again. This happened many times in Europe and it all seems...
  • Kennedy: "Your move God."

    06/27/2015 11:04:07 AM PDT · by DiogenesLamp · 75 replies
    Today. | Me.
    Justice Kennedy either does not believe in God, or is unaware of the fact that God burned two cities to death by fire as a consequence of Homosexuality. I regard these two events as the measure of his level of disapproval on the subject. In his ruling Justice Kennedy has effectively thrown down the gauntlet and challenged God to do something about it. I'm thinking that if he lives long enough to see it, he isn't going to like God's response. Whether Kennedy realizes it or not, The Judeo-Christian principles are responsible for Western Civilization. They created the conditions which...
  • US same-sex marriage ruling likely to impact other countries

    06/27/2015 10:51:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun 27, 2015 12:18 PM EDT | Gregory Katz
    The landmark U.S. Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriages has no legal force outside the United States, but gay rights activists in many parts of the world believe the court ruling will help their cause. In the Philippines, in India, in Australia and elsewhere, gay rights advocates think the U.S. ruling may help change attitudes, just as American activists—and judges, educators and legislators—had earlier been influenced by the easy acceptance of same-sex marriage in some European countries, where the laws were changed smoothly without much fuss.In today’s wired world, political movements cross national boundaries in the blink of...
  • Percentage of Protestant adults in the U.S. is 48 percent.

    06/27/2015 6:57:47 AM PDT · by navysealdad · 62 replies
    The Supreme Court has 6 Catholics and 3 Jewish. Wonder why?
  • Obama: U.S. ‘Has Been Blind to Unique Mayhem That Gun Violence Inflicts’ (Charleston eulogy)

    06/26/2015 11:34:01 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Fox News Insider ^ | Jun 26, 2015 4:29 pm
    President Barack Obama said that America has “been blind to the unique mayhem [of] gun violence” during his eulogy for Rev. Clementa Pinckney. Pinckney and eight others were killed during last week’s Charleston church shooting. […] The president added that the nation’s eyes are opened sporadically during mass shootings, citing Charleston, the Aurora movie theater massacre, and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. He also noted that 30 lives are cut short by gun violence each day. …
  • A Muslim-Jewish Love Story On Egyptian TV Sends Sparks Flying

    06/26/2015 3:31:10 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 5 replies
    NPR ^ | JUNE 26, 2015
    Ahmed Kardous sets up an establishing shot. He trains the camera on the actors standing on a cliff overlooking a valley of greenery, and someone yells out, "Action." Kardous is the director of photography for this Ramadan's breakout television show in Egypt. It's called Haret el-Yahood, or The Jewish Quarter. It's kind of controversial. Why? Because it depicts Jews in a positive light. It's the center of debate in a region where many people blame all Jews for the Arab-Israeli conflict and abuse of Palestinians. On this day, the production team is shooting in a desert location with a little...
  • What?! I think I'm an animal (part 1)

    06/26/2015 3:04:50 PM PDT · by fishtank · 6 replies
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQqSwVhD96E ^ | Apr 24, 2013 | Not really sure.
    From the YouTube link: Published on Apr 24, 2013 "An amazing video of Therians involving some of my close friends talking about the therian lifestyle, their lives, and a reflection of my own. My name is Alpha Blue-Eye. I'm a blue and white arctic wolf. If you have any questions for me, put them in the comment box and I'll answer them in a later video!"
  • Ramadan Bazaar Food: Seeking Out the Weird and Wonderful

    06/26/2015 2:02:53 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 17 replies
    star2 ^ | JUNE 26, 2015 | JULIE WONG
    The Ramadan stalls are in full swing and there is all manner of food to buy. Here is a list of unusual fare at several bazaars in the Klang Valley. Great Spiral Fries Stick it to kebab and satay fans with these great sticks of potato chips. A whole potato is given a paper-thin, spiral-cut, stretched out naked on a stick, and deep-fried. It’s then doused with not one, but three types of moreish sauces: mayonnaise, black pepper and chilli. RM2 each from Ali’s Ayam Goreng stall. Paella Kampung So it’s not Bomba rice piled mountain high on the gigantic...
  • Gay Activist: Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Was ‘God’s Intention and God’s Work’

    06/26/2015 1:17:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 26, 2015 | 11:30 AM EDT | Melanie Hunter
    A same-sex marriage activist, whose marriage 11 years ago in Canada was validated Friday by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling that all states must recognize gay marriage performed in other states, thanked God Friday, calling the ruling, “God’s intention and God’s work.” “What I’d like to start by saying is what I think everyone should say when something very good happens in their life: We need to pause and give thanks to God,” said Greg Bourke, who spoke on the steps of the Supreme Court accompanied by his husband Michael De Leon and their two adopted children, Isabella and Isaiah....
  • Gays didn't kill marriage. We did.

    06/26/2015 12:40:06 PM PDT · by Marie · 135 replies
    6/26/2015 | Marie
    My two cents on the gay marriage thing. Gays didn't destroy marriage. Neither did the Supreme Court. Hetrosexuals did that a long time ago. They forgot that marriage is not supposed to be based on romantic love. Historically, it's a contract between four entities. The man, the woman, G-d, and the State. Each party is supposed to have both rights and obligations to the other. But we (hetros) made marriage about 'feelings' and romantic love. We chipped away at our obligations to the state and forgot that we have actual obligations to our partner. We decriminalized infidelity. We created no-fault...
  • Alito Warns: Defenders of Traditional Marriage Now Risk Being Treated as Bigots by Governments…

    06/26/2015 12:10:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 41 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 26, 2015 | 1:53 PM EDT | Terence P. Jeffrey
    In his dissent from the Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, which declared that same-sex marriage is a right, Justice Samuel Alito said the court had falsely likened opposition to same-sex marriage to racism and that its decision “will be used to vilify Americans unwilling to assent to the new orthodoxy.” […] “I assume that those who cling to old beliefs will be able to whisper their thoughts in the recesses of their homes, but if they repeat those views in public, they will risk being labeled as bigots and treated as such by governments, employers, and schools,”...
  • Republicans Are Going to Leave the Country and Set Themselves on Fire Due to SCOTUS

    06/26/2015 11:02:57 AM PDT · by Idaho_Cowboy · 60 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | June 26, 2015 | Richard Zombeck
    Things are about to get weird. After months of hearing from conservatives and fundamentalists about how they were going to secede, leave the country, or burn themselves in effigy over same-sex marriage, the day has arrived. The Supreme Court has rendered their decision in a 5-4 ruling that same-sex marriage is to be law of the land. As a result of this ruling, same-sex couples have the constitutional right to marry, and states cannot take that right away from them. The decision requires all 50 states to recognize all legally performed marriages from all jurisdictions, and to extend marriage to...
  • Will Planned Parenthood Side With The Satanists?

    06/26/2015 10:44:52 AM PDT · by Morgana · 10 replies
    blaze.com ^ | June 26, 2015 | Kristan Hawkins
    If a woman is seeking to have an abortion in the state of Missouri, it is required that she be given medical information on abortion, how the fetus can feel pain by 22 weeks and wait 72 hours before having the abortion. For Satanists, these restrictions are unconstitutional and violate their “religious” beliefs. Uh, ok. So the Satanists filed a federal lawsuit this week against the governor of Missouri and the state’s attorney general asking for a religious exemption to the law. They don’t believe that a human prenatal child is a separate, living being, as science has proven, and...
  • Audacity - The Movie

    06/26/2015 9:49:12 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen
    From Living Waters, creators of the award-winning TV program “The Way of the Master” and the hit movies “180” and “Evolution vs. God,” comes the powerful film “Audacity.” Executive produced by TV co-host and best-selling author Ray Comfort (Hell’s Best Kept Secret, Scientific Facts in the Bible), this film delivers an unexpected, eye-opening look at the controversial topic of homosexuality. Peter (Travis Owens) is an aspiring comedian encouraged by his friend Ben (Ben Price, Australia’s Got Talent finalist) to perform at the local comedy club. But stage fright isn’t Peter’s only fear. When confronted with one of today’s most...
  • The tipping point has come

    06/26/2015 8:54:43 AM PDT · by Dr. Thorne · 38 replies
    Vanity | 6/26/2015 | Dr. Thorne
    The tipping point has come. God is not mocked. The following is a reminder of what is awaiting all who oppose God:"It is a righteous thing with God to repay with tribulation those who trouble you, and to give you who are troubled rest with us when the Lord Jesus is revealed from heaven with His mighty angels, in flaming fire taking vengeance on those who do not know God, and on those who do not obey the gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ. These shall be punished with everlasting destruction from the presence of the Lord and from the...
  • One Supreme Court Justice from Victory....Vote Wisely, FRiends

    06/26/2015 8:40:51 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 38 replies
    6/26/15
    I guarantee this: the Republican nominee for President will make SOME of us unhappy, because "our favorite" didn't get the nod. Granted. But every dissenting voice on SCOTUS today affirmed that the question of marriage is one for STATES and not the federal government. Simply put, Ruth Buzzi Ginsburg is not going to live forever...and if God grants us a more conservative executive next, he or she will have a golden opportunity to OVERTURN this ruling. I will be voting Republican in the hopes of such a ruling. Though I do think the society is imploding any way, it is...
  • Flying Our Flag upside down

    06/26/2015 8:33:30 AM PDT · by goodnesswins · 69 replies
    me ^ | 6/26/15 | me
    I am considering flying our flag upside down from now on...did it once when o was elected...just feels like freedom is waning
  • CDF Reportedly Judges Medjugorje Apparitions False, but Permits Pilgrimage

    06/26/2015 12:05:47 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    According to Italian media reports, the Vatican congregation concluded June 24 that the alleged Marian apparitions are inauthentic, but recognized the site as a place of prayer.If reports in Italian media outlets are to be believed, the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith met June 24 to discuss the alleged Marian apparitions in Medjugorje, reaching the conclusion that they are inauthentic, but recognizing the site as a place of prayer. On Thursday, Vatican watcher Gianluca Barile wrote that, “for the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith, in fact, the ‘apparitions’ do not have any supernatural character; therefore,...
  • Marriage Annuled after Groom Turns Out to be a Woman (Jerusalem, Israel)

    06/25/2015 5:07:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    INN ^ | 6/25/2015, 2:02 PM | Hezki Ezra
    The Jerusalem Rabbinate was forced this week to announce the nullification of a marriage it had performed, when it became clear that the groom was actually a transgender man, thus making the marriage invalid according to Jewish law. The saga began when the couple approached the Rabbinate to register for marriage. The Rabbinate saw that the woman was pregnant, and the man claimed the fetus was his child. […] However, two weeks later, the Rabbinate received information that the man married had not actually been born a man, and was previously a woman who had sex reassignment surgery in 2013....
  • Crime in America

    06/25/2015 11:06:24 AM PDT · by chuckles · 6 replies
    vanity | June 25 2015 | chuckles
    Well, here we go, one more time. Someone is murdered and the usual suspects get dusted off and taken from the closet to be regurgitated back and forth making sound but accomplishing nothing. Of course the first thing is always gun control, but this time race was the watchword singled out because everyone knows gun control won’t get to first base with Congress. No one mentions the black on black crime that is murdering more people than the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan combined. The Second Amendment is a well established part of our Constitution from the very beginning of...
  • Rabbi accused of molestation caught on video in questionable act

    06/23/2015 5:05:26 PM PDT · by Morgana · 2 replies
    wsvn.com ^ | Jun 22, 2015 6: | wsvn
    MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (WSVN) -- Surveillance video has surfaced that may show a South Florida rabbi accused of inappropriately touching an 11-year-old girl, giving a parent an envelope believed to contain money to stay quiet over the entire ordeal. The video, taken from a Miami Beach restaurant, appears to show a man who witnesses identified as Rabbi Steve Karro, sitting next to a woman and handing her an envelope. The woman's child, according to Miami Beach Police, was molested by Karro. They said he kissed the girl on the neck and touched her backside. A closer look at the video...
  • CAIR: Consign Confederate Flag ‘to the Dustbin of History Along With the Nazi Swastika’

    06/22/2015 8:35:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 21, 2015 | 7:47 PM EDT | Patrick Goodenough
    The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) waded into the debate over the flying of the Confederate battle flag on the grounds of South Carolina’s state capitol, saying it “should be relegated to the dustbin of history along with the Nazi swastika, burning crosses and ‘whites only’ signs.” “We should not grant legitimacy to disingenuous claims that the flag is a symbol of ‘heritage,’ not hate,” CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said in a statement Sunday, four days after a white man shot dead nine people in the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. “Removal of the flag...
  • 8 Million Dog Mummies Found in 'God of Death' Mass Grave

    06/22/2015 1:25:16 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 24 replies
    www.livescience.com ^ | June 18, 2015 08:07am ET | 8 Million Dog Mummies Found in 'God of Death' Mass Grave by Laura Geggel, Staff Writer
    In ancient Egypt, so many people worshiped Anubis, the jackal-headed god of death, that the catacombs next to his sacred temple once held nearly 8 million mummified puppies and grown dogs, a new study finds. The catacomb ceiling also contains the fossil of an ancient sea monster, a marine vertebrate that's more than 48 million years old, but it's unclear whether the Egyptians noticed the existence of the fossil when they built the tomb for the canine mummies, the researchers said. Many of the mummies have since disintegrated or been disrupted by grave robbers and industrialists, who likely used the...
  • Vanity - Is Pope Francis turning out to be 'Petrus Romanus'

    06/21/2015 12:08:09 PM PDT · by Perdogg · 25 replies
    Petrus Romanus, qui pascet oves in multis tribulationibus, quibus transactis civitas septicollis diruetur, & judex tremendus judicabit populum suum. Finis. I am generally skeptical of the St Malachy prophecy, but seemingly it appears to be coming fulfilled.
  • Catholic priests exorcise entire country of Mexico seeking to drive out demons of drug violence

    06/21/2015 4:56:42 AM PDT · by dennisw · 15 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 20 June 2015 | By Christopher Brennan For Dailymail.com
    Priests gather at cathedral in San Luis Potosi and perform elaborate ritual Spanish exorcist Father José Antonio Fortea helps as world's first Magno Exorcismo performed after Pope Francis says devil 'is punishing' Mexico Ceremony, which focused on the four cardinals directions and the Door to the Abyss, was closed to the public Catholic priests from around Mexico gathered at a central cathedral to do what they could to help fight the country's crime problem, targeting the demons that may be causing it. Led by Cardinal Juan Sandoval Íñiguez, the archbishop emeritus of Guadalajara, a group of priests including an exorcist...
  • Dutch Government/TV station sabotage Geert Wilders’ planned broadcast

    06/20/2015 5:19:43 AM PDT · by wtd · 3 replies
    VladTepes blog ^ | June 20, 2015 | Eeyore
    Dutch Government/TV station sabotage Geert Wilders’ planned broadcastShowing that the Netherlands, like most of Europe and Canada, are at least partly under the sharia and moving more that direction and away from our own cultural and constitutionally mandated laws where they conflict with islamic values. Wilders blames sabotage for failure to broadcast Mohammed cartoonsThe national public broadcasting company NPO is investigating why a party political broadcast by the PVV showing anti-Mohammed drawings was not transmitted as planned. PVV leader Geert Wilders pledged to show the drawings during the broadcast but instead an old item was aired instead. Wilders has...
  • NC School District Okay With Gay Marriage Fairy Tale for Third Graders

    06/20/2015 12:04:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | June 19, 2015 | 12:57 PM EDT | Emily Richards
    A public school district in North Carolina is allowing the use of a controversial fairy tale about gay marriage to be read in its elementary schools despite widespread community opposition. Omar Currie, a former 3rd grade teacher at Efland-Cheeks Elementary School, read King & King—a book about two gay “princes” who fall in love and get married—to his third grade students in April after he said one student teased another by calling him “gay” in gym class. Currie resigned this week after the parents of three students filed written complaints to the school media review committee. Meg Goodhand, the assistant...
  • Rights group condemns Colorado bike club's 'anti-Ramadan' barbecue

    06/19/2015 5:23:03 PM PDT · by windcliff · 20 replies
    YahooNews ^ | 6-19-2015 | Daniel Wallis
    DENVER (Reuters) - A civil rights group said on Friday it was deeply disturbed by reports that a Colorado motorcycle club has distributed flyers for an anti-Ramadan barbecue, including a pig roast, this weekend "in defiance of the Islamic holiday of Ramadan." Scott Levin, regional director of the Mountain States Anti-Defamation League (ADL), said in a statement the "open bike party" was being advertised by the Colorado Springs chapter of the Infidels Motorcycle Club. "Holding an event mocking the Muslim observance of Ramadan, a holy time in the Muslim faith, is highly offensive and abhorrent. As a community, we must...
  • Saharan silver ants can control electromagnetic waves over extremely broad spectrum range

    06/18/2015 12:42:53 PM PDT · by Red Badger · 33 replies
    Phys.Org ^ | 06-18-2015 | Provided by Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science
    Nanfang Yu, assistant professor of applied physics at Columbia Engineering, and colleagues from the University of Zürich and the University of Washington, have discovered two key strategies that enable Saharan silver ants to stay cool in one of the hottest terrestrial environments on Earth. Yu's team is the first to demonstrate that the ants use a coat of uniquely shaped hairs to control electromagnetic waves over an extremely broad range from the solar spectrum (visible and near-infrared) to the thermal radiation spectrum (mid-infrared), and that different physical mechanisms are used in different spectral bands to realize the same biological function...
  • If we need the Pope to teach us about science, then God help us all

    06/18/2015 9:00:52 AM PDT · by dbehsman · 18 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | Julia Hartley-Brewer
    It’s a funny old world. Environmentalists are dancing with glee after Pope Francis issued a statement calling on every man, woman and child to stand together to tackle the issue of climate change. The Pope, after all, is the highly influential leader of 1.2 billion Roman Catholics around the world and a man who can bend the ear of any president or prime minister he wants at any time. Getting him on board the green bandwagon is an undoubted coup for the eco-lobby. His statement came in the form of an encyclical, a papal letter to bishops usually aimed at ending...
  • Charleston Shooting: The Common Thread Isn’t ‘Race’, It’s Godlessness

    06/18/2015 6:49:07 AM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 13 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 06/18/2015 | Steven Crowder
    I can't post the tweet images in here, so you'd have to find those at the site. Prayers. "I hate that this is where we are in this country. I hate that a reprehensible, stomach-turning act like the Charleston shooting ever takes place. I hate the vitriolic responses to it on twitter. And I really, really hate that I have to write something, anything other than: My prayers are with the victim’s families, and America this morning. I also really hate that that statement in and of itself will generate controversy. There was a time in this country where we...
  • Elderly Buddhist Monk Stabbed By Fellow Church Member In Oakland

    06/17/2015 5:55:01 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 10 replies
    CBS San Francisco ^ | June 17, 2015
    An elderly Buddhist monk was in critical condition after being stabbed by a fellow monk in Oakland Tuesday night, a church elder confirmed to KPIX 5. Oakland police say the assault happened at 6:19 p.m. Tuesday evening in the 600 block of Douglas Avenue in Oakland. The 66-year-old man was taken to a local hospital and listed in critical condition. The small community of monks who live in the Oakland neighborhood say they’re committed to living in peaceful co-existence with one another A church elder told KPIX 5’s Devin Fehely that the victim was a Buddhist monk from The Branch...
  • Fake Buddhist monks are the new squeegee men of New York

    06/14/2015 11:11:17 AM PDT · by PROCON · 21 replies
    nypost.com ^ | June 14, 2015 | Melissa Klein and Stephanie Pagones
    They’re holy terrors. Bands of beggars dressed like Buddhist monks have invaded the High Line and other city parks, demanding upwards of $40 from tourists — and officials are fed up. One High Line visitor handed over $5 last week, but it wasn’t good enough. “He tried to get $20,” she told The Post. Another monk’s zen demeanor dissolved after he got just a buck in exchange for the cheap plastic bracelet he proffered.
  • RFD Gaither Gospel Hour: Tennessee Ernie Ford

    06/13/2015 3:18:48 PM PDT · by Yosemitest · 18 replies
    RFD TV ^ | Tennessee Ernie Ford
    Tennessee Ernie Ford, Is there a better Gospel Singer ? Tennesee Ernie Ford: Amazing Grace DVD/CD It's a great one hour show.
  • Billionaire Bunkers: Inside the World's Largest Planned Doomsday Escape [Revelation 6]

    06/13/2015 11:52:26 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 32 replies
    Forbes ^ | 6/12/2015 | Jim Dobson
    For the very first time, a modern day Noah’s Ark has opened its doors for an exclusive inside look offering up plans for the ultimate Billionaire bunker and doomsday escape. Vivos founder and CEO Robert Vicino announced Vivos Europa One which will be an invitation only, five star, underground survival complex, similar to an underground cruise ship for the elite. Each family will be provided a private 2,500 square foot of floor area, capable of two story improvements for a total of 5,000 square feet of private living quarters. With fit and finish comparable to a mega-yacht, each member family...