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  • GOPe Relentlessly Play Shell Game With ObamaCare ... Now Comes: "Lets Prop-Up Rubio Version"

    11/29/2015 9:33:47 AM PST · by smoothsailing · 14 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 11-28-2015 | sundance
    November 28, 2015GOPe Relentlessly Play Shell Game With ObamaCare ... Now Comes: "Lets Prop-Up Rubio Version" by sundance Oh, we don’t support Obamacare they said. We’ll repeal Obamacare they said. We’ll replace Obamacare with sensible legislation they said. Well, that was prior to the mid-term 2014 election. This story represents an example of how the GOPe manipulate the electorate into thinking the pea is under the middle shell, while their slight of hand is so experienced the pea isn’t actually under any…. If you don’t enmesh yourself in fully understanding the intricate details of how Washington DC is playing “UniParty”...
  • Gay “Marriage”: Alabama Fights Against Judicial Activism from the U.S. Supreme Court

    11/20/2015 1:58:17 PM PST · by juliosevero · 22 replies
    Last Days Watchman ^ | Julio Severo
    Gay "Marriage": Alabama Fights Against Judicial Activism from the U.S. Supreme Court By Julio Severo The U.S. Supreme Court created homosexual "marriage" for Americans, virtually imposing this fake marriage and real gay tyranny on America last June. And, as Franklin Graham said about Obama's reaction to this creation, "Right after the Supreme Court's decision to legalize same-sex marriage, he had the gall to disgrace the White House by lighting it up with the gay pride rainbow colors to celebrate. This is arrogantly flaunting sinful behavior in the face of Almighty God.' Graham is the president of the Billy Graham...
  • Are Republicans Drafting Mitt Romney? 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

    11/12/2015 10:52:30 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    Heavy ^ | November 13, 2015 | Stephanie Dube Dwilson
    Rumors are starting to fly that Republican elites are considering adding Mitt Romney to the Republican primary in a last-minute attempt to destabilize the popularity of non-traditional candidates Donald Trump and Ben Carson, The Washington Post reported. But this seems to be mostly rumor and speculation from his friends, since Romney himself has said he won’t run again and no one has gone on record yet with specific plans to draft him. What’s really going on? Here’s what you need to know....
  • New Mormon policy bans acceptance of children of same-sex couples

    11/06/2015 1:06:48 PM PST · by sparklite2 · 33 replies
    LA Times ^ | November 6, 2015 | Michael Muskal
    The children of same-sex parents will be banned from blessings and baptism until they turn 18 and disavow gay marriage under a new Mormon Church policy that deems homosexual parents to be apostates, or people who have renounced their faith. The new policies are part of "Handbook 1," a guide for lay leaders of the Utah-based Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, which has the actively fought gay marriage. It was a Utah case that helped set the table for the U.S. Supreme Court to legalize gay marriage across the country in June. The changes in the handbook were...
  • Why Aren't Any Republicans Talking About Getting Government Out of the Marriage Business?

    11/04/2015 8:58:46 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 21 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 04 October 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Look, you can be as close with any consenting adult as you like. I sure don't care what they're doing behind closed doors, either- why let things you cannot possibly control bother you? But 'marriage' exists for the purpose of creating families and providing a stable environment for the raising of children- and deep down, everybody knows it...Government needs to step-away from the moral side of this topic -which is really none of it's concern- and issue ANY and all couples 'civil partnership' arrangements, as is done in -of all places- France. People can pick whatever church they like...
  • Romney: Without Romneycare thered be no ObamaCare, and lots of people would be without insurance

    10/26/2015 6:07:35 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 24 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/26/15 | Robert Laurie
    Super. Thanks, Mitt. From the very beginning, Mitt Romneys campaign was hit with two main lines of attack. The first was that he was a flip-flopper whod tried to have it both ways on virtually every issue. The second was that he created RomneyCare - the blueprint for ObamaCare - and seemed pretty pleased with himself for doing so. Sane people everywhere asked Why would you run a candidate like Romney, who cant mount a successful attack against ObamaCare, when its your number one campaign issue. Of course, we all know how things turned out. Romney continued to call for...
  • Ann Coulter: "My dream team: @realDonaldTrump-@MittRomney"

    10/21/2015 6:47:22 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 97 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/21/2015 | Ann Coulter
    Ann Coulter: "My dream ticket would be Trump/Romney"
  • Mitt Romney: Demise of Legacy Media Empowering Conservative Insurgents, ...

    10/21/2015 6:31:14 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 38 replies
    Failed GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney lamented that the demise of traditional media is empowering Republican insurgents and preventing establishment Republicans from compromising more with Democrats. As the Republican establishment is trying convince Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) 58% to run for House Speaker, Romney told David Axelrod on a recent The Axe Files podcast that the extremes within our respective parties are having a louder and louder voice and demanding more attention and immediate action as opposed to more collaborative action.
  • The planned takedown of Donald Trump

    10/13/2015 7:11:45 AM PDT · by jmaroneps37 · 23 replies
    coachisright.com ^ | October 13, 2015 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    The GOPe/Karl Rove strategy to take down Donald Trump has been given the name Operation Hummingbird. It places Marco Rubio and Carly Fiorina on either side of the front runner and employs the media tactics of Isolate-Ridicule-Marginalize to do away with the formidable front-runner. Pay attention to the results of weekly and daily polls by watching who is doing the polling. Operation Hummingbird was the name of a neo-folk album released in 1999 by an artist who called himself Death in June. Remembering how Romney had been beaten up by the time the last Republican Convention rolled around, a decision...
  • Legal Scholars Urge Officeholders: Refuse to Accept Same-Sex Marriage Opinion as Binding Precedent

    10/11/2015 6:05:50 PM PDT · by markomalley · 18 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/11/15
    Editors Note: A group of more than 60 legal scholars released a statement last week calling on all federal and state officeholders not to accept the Supreme Court's Obergefell v. Hodges decision--declaring a national right to same-same sex marriage--as binding precedent.One of the signers and authors of the statement was Robert. P. George, the founder of the American Principles Project and McCormack Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton. "We stand with James Madison and Abraham Lincoln in recognizing that the Constitution is not whatever a majority of Supreme Court justices say it is," said George. "We remind all officeholders in the...
  • Why Singles Rights And Same-Sex Marriage Will Abolish All Marriage

    10/11/2015 4:08:47 PM PDT · by Ray76 · 23 replies
    The Federalist ^ | Oct 29, 2014 | Stella Morabito
    I recently argued in The Federalist that same-sex marriage is merely a vehicle to abolish all civil marriage, and with it, all family autonomy. I predicted that singles activists would try to finish the job by using those same marriage equality arguments to claim that all civil discriminates against singles and therefore should be abolished. Lo and behold, a singles activist, [] Bella DePaulo, confirmed exactly that []: Morabito says that what I really want is to abolish marriage without saying so. Thats not quite right. Im happy to say so. As for me connecting singles rights with the same-sex...
  • Wow! 9 Pages Before Getting Past LGBT Issues

    09/05/2015 7:04:35 PM PDT · by Boomer · 62 replies
    9/5/15 | Self
    I understand the gay issue is important but to have to go through 9 pages of FR to get to current event OTHER than the gay issue is something I have never seen before. Granted; I have not been active the entire 16 years of my membership here but this is something beyond activism. It's almost, no, it is obsession. I don't like that gay marriage is the law of the land right now and that SCOTUS could not see how they have lessened the sanctity of marriage. I get that. But really people! Nine pages! Ya think that might...
  • Why Mitt Romney should save the Republican Party and join the 2016 race

    09/05/2015 6:05:47 AM PDT · by PROCON · 92 replies
    theweek.com ^ | Sep. 3, 2015 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    "Mitt wants to run. He never stopped wanting to run," an anonymous senior adviser of Mitt Romney's 2012 presidential campaign recently told New York magazine. Other members of Romneyworld have denied the former governor is interested in another campaign. But at this stage in the 2016 race, Mitt Romney should start preparing to get back in the arena.Romney should be ready to enter the field to save his party from an awful reckoning between its leadership and its base, a reckoning that has been brought on by Donald Trump's campaign. Trump has proven that the "strongest GOP primary field in...
  • Thirty Government Officials In North Carolina Are Now All Refusing To Conduct Homosexual Marriages

    09/04/2015 6:50:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 62 replies
    Shoebat ^ | 9/4/15 | Theodore Shoebat
    Thirty North Carolina magistrates in North Carolina are all refusing to conduct homosexual marriages. According to the report: More than 30 magistrates in North Carolina have refused to perform weddings. But thanks to a new state law, they were able to do so legally.Right after the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage in June, the state passed a law allowing officials to opt out of performing all marriages.The law exempts court officials with a sincerely held religious objection and is designed for those opposing gay marriage.The laws original sponsor, Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger, said its probably preventing situations like...
  • Judge Jails Kentucky Clerk for Refusing Marriage Licenses

    09/03/2015 10:42:51 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 42 replies
    ABC News ^ | 09/03/2015 | Adam Beam
    A federal judge ordered a defiant county clerk to jail for contempt Thursday after she insisted that it would violate her conscience to follow court orders to issue marriage licenses to gay couples. Rowan County clerk Kim Davis and her deputy clerks were summoned to appear before U.S. District Judge David Bunning after she repeatedly denied them marriage licenses, cited her religious beliefs and "God's authority." "You can't be separated from something that's in your heart and in your soul," Davis told the judge as she explained how the Supreme Court's ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide conflicts with the vows...
  • EXCLUSIVE: Kentucky Clerk: I Am Prepared to Go to Jail

    09/03/2015 8:40:00 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 67 replies
    Townhall ^ | 09/03/2015 | Todd Starnes
    Kim Davis could become the first Christian in America jailed as a result of the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage. Ive weighed the cost and Im prepared to go to jail, I sure am, Mrs. Davis told me in an exclusive interview. This has never been a gay or lesbian issue for me. This is about upholding the word of God. This is a heaven or hell issue for me and for every other Christian that believes, she said. This is a fight worth fighting. Davis is the clerk of Rowan County, Ky. a small patch of earth...
  • Ohio judges advised that they cant refuse to perform same sex weddings

    08/11/2015 10:09:19 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/11/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    I think we all knew there would be more than a few of these cases reverberating around the country following the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage, and this time it’s popping up in Ohio. Some municipal judges are either refusing to perform the ceremonies for gay couples or stopping performing marriages entirely, citing religious freedom objections. This prompted an inquiry at the state supreme court and their advisory Board of Professional Conduct has come back with an answer. Now if only somebody can figure out exactly what they meant. Amid scattered instances of balking, Ohio judges who perform...
  • Fours Company? After Gay Marriage, Polyamory is Next

    08/08/2015 7:05:24 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 5 replies
    ACCULTURATED ^ | Andrew Stiles
    Just hours after the Supreme Court declared a constitutional right to same-sex marriage on June 26, Politico published an op-ed explaining why group marriage is the next horizon of social liberalism. If your first reaction was to dismiss this out of hand, you havent been paying attention. As the 21st century progresses, it is going to become increasingly difficult to answer the question what is marriage for? or even what is marriage? And, no, dont blame it on the gays.If the Internet is to be believed, open marriages are, quite possibly, the next social frontier that, sooner or later, could...
  • Top GOP Donor Wants Donald Trump Banned from First Debate

    07/12/2015 4:29:08 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 84 replies
    Brietbart ^ | July 7, 2015 | Staff
    A top establishment Republican donor reportedly wants Donald Trump banned from the first presidential debate... And that is not sitting well with some of the partys top donors, many of whom favor pro-amnesty legislation and do want to see their establishment darlings like Jeb Bush and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 80% challenged on the issue. According to an Associated Press report, Republican donor John Jordan said Monday that GOP leaders should take steps to block Trumps access to the first presidential debate in early August. Someone in the party ought to start some sort of petition saying, If Trumps going...
  • Rupert Murdoch Criticizes Donald Trump Over Mexican Immigrant Comments

    07/12/2015 4:41:40 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 73 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | July 12 2015 | THR Staff
    Rupert Murdoch apparently won't be supporting Donald Trump's presidential campaign. The Australian-born media mogul, who became a U.S. citizen in 1985, on Sunday became the latest to decry the Republican candidate's comments about Mexican immigrants in a message posted to Twitter.
  • Mitt Romney: GOP kingmaker?

    07/07/2015 12:36:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | July 7, 2015 | By Kevin Truong
    Mitt Romney's backing helped several candidates emerge from a crowded primary field and be successful in the 2014 midterm elections. He's aiming to do the same for presidential candidates in 2016. Many observers expected Mitt Romney to slink away from politics after his defeat in the 2012 presidential election, but the former Massachusetts governor has instead embraced a new role as an elder statesman and kingmaker within the Republican Party. While he has shied away from open campaigning, Mr. Romney has taken to tacitly supporting the more moderate, establishment-friendly candidates in a packed and ideologically tangled field. Romney, who flirted...
  • Top GOP Donor Wants Donald Trump Banned From First Debate

    07/07/2015 7:17:18 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 85 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7/7/15 | Breitbart News
    A top establishment Republican donor reportedly wants Donald Trump banned from the first presidential debate. Fox News will host the first GOP presidential debate on August 6 in Cleveland, and the debate will be limited to the top ten candidates in an average of the five most recent national polls in the run-up to the debate. Trump, who placed second in Fox Newss most recent national poll after his presidential announcement speech in which he took firm stances against illegal immigration and trade deals that harm American workers, is in line to be one of the 10 candidates on stage....
  • One GOP donor wants to block Donald Trump from the debate stage [John Jordan]

    07/07/2015 6:03:24 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 40 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 07/07/2015 | Steve Peoples/AP
    Worried about "Republican-on-Republican violence," top party donors are taking action, with one firing off a letter calling for more civility and another seeking to block businessman Donald Trump from the debate stage altogether. Foster Friess, a Wyoming-based investor and one of the party's top 20 donors in the last presidential contest, issued a letter to 16 White House prospects and the Republican National Committee late last week calling for candidates to stay on the "civility reservation." "Our candidates will benefit if they all submit to Ronald Reagan's 11th Commandment, 'Thou shall not speak ill of a fellow Republican,'" Friess wrote...
  • How gay marriage paves the way for legal polygamy

    07/06/2015 6:15:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    The Week ^ | July 6, 2015 | Michael Brendan Dougherty
    The Supreme Court's landmark decision that same-sex marriage is a constitutional right brought out an avalanche of commentary about the possibility of polygamy. Indeed, a Montana threesome is already suing for the right to marry. This shouldn't be surprising. But what is surprising is just how weak the arguments against legal polygamy are. They rely on class and religious prejudices, as well as on rationales that were deemed illegitimate when launched at same-sex couples. Jonathan Rauch, who did more than almost anyone else to mainstream the cause of same-sex marriage, finds the argument for polygamy an unfortunate distraction. Rauch's main...
  • Romney: Trump's immigration comments hurting GOP

    07/04/2015 10:22:15 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 193 replies
    KCCI ^ | 07.04.2015
    WOLFEBORO, New Hampshire (CNN) Mitt Romney said Saturday that Donald Trump's comments on Mexico and undocumented immigrants have hurt the Republican Party, making the 2012 presidential nominee the latest Republican to slam the billionaire over his controversial remarks.
  • Christie Opposes Exemptions for Clerks Who Object to Same-Sex Marriage

    07/02/2015 8:22:00 AM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Time ^ | July 1, 2015 | Zeke J Miller
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie broke with many in his partys social conservative wing Wednesday, telling reporters that government employees who have objections to issuing same-sex marriage licenses should not be allowed to opt out. While many conservatives have called for steps to protect government employees who have objections to Fridays same-sex marriage ruling from the Supreme Court, Christie said those who work for the government should abide by their oaths.
  • Mitch McConnell: GOP out of legislative options to fight gay marriage

    07/01/2015 11:59:35 AM PDT · by ghost of stonewall jackson · 43 replies
    Politico ^ | 7/1/15 | Burgess Everett
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell concedes that theres little congressional Republicans can do to fight the Supreme Courts ruling in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide, though he predicted a flurry of litigation aimed at protecting religious liberty in light of the decision. The Kentucky Republican has been a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage: He was one of just six Senate Republicans to sign an amicus brief urging the high court to reject federal protection of same-sex marriage. And though he reiterated to Kentucky TV station WDRB on Tuesday evening that his position has not changed, he also said there is...
  • McConnell: GOP out of legislative options to fight gay marriage

    07/01/2015 7:29:05 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 39 replies
    Politico ^ | 07/01/2015 | Burgess Everett
    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell concedes that theres little congressional Republicans can do to fight the Supreme Courts ruling in favor of same-sex marriage nationwide, though he predicted a flurry of litigation aimed at protecting religious liberty in light of the decision. The Kentucky Republican has been a staunch opponent of same-sex marriage, one of just six Senate Republicans to sign an amicus brief urging the high court to reject federal protection of same-sex marriage. And though he reiterated to Kentucky TV station WDRB on Tuesday evening that his position has not changed, he also said there is little that...
  • Its Time to Legalize Polygamy

    06/28/2015 9:56:10 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 67 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | June 28, 2015 | Fredrik deBoer
    Welcome to the exciting new world of the slippery slope. With the Supreme Courts landmark ruling this Friday legalizing same sex marriage in all 50 states, social liberalism has achieved one of its central goals. A right seemingly unthinkable two decades ago has now been broadly applied to a whole new class of citizens. Following on the rejection of interracial marriage bans in the 20th Century, the Supreme Court decision clearly shows that marriage should be a broadly applicable rightone that forces the government to recognize, as Fridays decision said, a private couples love, fidelity, devotion, sacrifice and family. The...
  • OFFICIAL STATEMENT 26 JUNE 2015: Supreme Court Decision Will Not Alter Doctrine on Marriage

    06/26/2015 10:52:10 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 47 replies
    mormonnewsroom.org ^ | 26 June 2015 | LDS Church Statement
    SALT LAKE CITY The Church issued the following statement Friday: "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints acknowledges that following today's ruling by the Supreme Court, same-sex marriages are now legal in the United States. The Court's decision does not alter the Lord's doctrine that marriage is a union between a man and a woman ordained by God. While showing respect for those who think differently, the Church will continue to teach and promote marriage between a man and a woman as a central part of our doctrine and practice." The Church has outlined its doctrine and position...

    06/23/2015 9:16:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 67 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 06/23/2015 | Austin Ruse
    A document provided to Breitbart News shows the investment banking behemoth JP Morgan Chase has joined a long line of major corporations in putting pressure on employees to sign up for the cause of gay rights. And they have not-so-subtly let each employee know not signing up will be noted. Employees are being told to help create an environment for open and honest dialogue. The document notes descriptors such as wife and boyfriend are frowned upon, and partner is preferred. Not referring to your wife as your wife offers up the opportunity for more inclusive conversations. JP Morgan urges employees...
  • SUPREME COURT CAUGHT MESSING WITH MARRIAGE CASE?Suspicious events'troubling turn'

    06/22/2015 10:43:04 AM PDT · by xzins · 125 replies
    WND ^ | 21 Jun 15 | BOB UNRUH
    A series of events that has been described as a troubling turn has been found to have taken place at the U.S. Supreme Court regarding the justices looming decision on marriage whether they will affirm the millennia old standard of one man and one woman or whether they will create a right to homosexual marriage. The circumstances concern efforts to have Ruth Ginsburg and Elena Kagan recused from the marriage case because they both have taken public advocacy positions for same-sex marriage by performing those ceremonies even while the case was pending before the justices. WND reported just days...
  • Romney: Bush has 'lived conservatism'

    06/14/2015 4:40:04 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 63 replies
    thehill.com ^ | june 14, 2015 | mark hensch
    Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-Mass.) said on Sunday that Republicans should not doubt the conservative credentials of possible GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush. Romney argued that Bush, Floridas former governor, would proudly represent conservative values should he seek the White House in 2016. Governor Bush is a man of integrity, Romney, the 2012 GOP nominee, told host Chuck Todd on NBCs Meet the Press. He has very strong record, he said. He doesnt have to speak his way into conservatism, hes lived conservatism. Romneys praise comes as Bush weighs an Oval Office bid next election cycle. He is expected to...
  • Romney looks strong for 2016

    05/21/2015 2:04:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 41 replies
    The Hill's Contributors ^ | May 21, 2015 | Brent Budowsky, columnist
    Shortly after 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney withdrew from the presidential campaign of 2016, I suggested that he was probably pursuing a brilliant strategy intended to let the other Republican candidates wear each other down while the media investigated them all, paving the way for Romney to step in as the savior of the party. My Machiavellian theory early this year is starting to look pretty good today! In my column this week about the magic of Bill Clinton, I suggested that because of the great success of the Bill Clinton presidency, the vast experience of Hillary Clinton and huge...
  • Ted Cruz: Gay Marriage Is The Greatest Threat To Religious Freedom In American History

    05/18/2015 9:25:02 AM PDT · by SoConPubbie · 54 replies
    Right Wing Watch ^ | 5/14/2015 | Brian Tashman
    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, the Republican presidential candidate who believes that the gay “jihad” may soon lead to the imprisonment of pastors and the end of free speech, told a right-wing radio host yesterday that the legalization of same-sex marriage represents the greatest threat to religious liberty in the history of the United States. “We are seeing today profound threats to religious liberty in America, I think the greatest threats we’ve ever seen,” Cruz told conservative author and talk radio host Eric Metaxas.Cruz said that the fights over “religious freedom” laws in Indiana and Arkansas were “heartbreaking” examples of...
  • Texas Considering Measures to Defy Possible Supreme Court Ruling Legalizing Gay Marriage

    05/14/2015 7:43:23 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 05/14/2015 | Michael Gryboski
    Legislators in Texas are considering bills that would seek to enforce a ban on gay marriage even if the U.S. Supreme Court decides to declare such bans unconstitutional. Last month, the highest court in the land heard oral arguments in an appeal to determine whether or not state-level bans on gay marriage were constitutional. Texas representatives have introduced measures, including House Bill 4105, which would bar government funds from being used to support gay marriage. "State or local funds may not be used for an activity that includes the licensing or support of a same-sex marriage," reads the bill. "A...
  • Carly Fiorina: If US Supreme Court rules for gay marriage, we should support their decision

    05/12/2015 6:37:01 AM PDT · by wagglebee · 74 replies
    LifeSiteNews ^ | 5/11/15 | Dustin Siggins
    WASHINGTON, D.C., May 11, 2015 (LifeSiteNews.com) -- The GOP's only female presidential candidate says that she supports gay civil unions and religious liberty -- and that "government shouldn't discriminate" when it comes to benefits.Speaking to the blog Caffeinated Thoughts, former HP CEO Carly Fiorina also said she would not support an amendment to overturn whatever decision the Supreme Court makes this summer. "I think the Supreme Court ruling will become the law of the land, and however much I may agree or disagree with it, I wouldn’t support an amendment to reverse it," explained Fiorina. "I very much hope that we...
  • When 8 Adults And 3 Children Are A Family

    05/10/2015 7:48:35 AM PDT · by C19fan · 8 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | May 10, 2015 | Hugh Ryan
    During the recent Supreme Court hearing on same-sex marriage, Justice Samuel Alito questioned if finding for the plaintiffs would open the door to marriages of multiple partners. Most considered the rejoinder more quip than question, a reduction ad absurdum of the marriage equality position. But why cant four (or more) consenting adults form a family togetherperhaps not as a marriage, but as a family unit recognized by the state? Such cases have been brought for decades, especially in the 1970s heyday of communes, and have almost always lost. But a case currently working its way through the Connecticut court system...
  • High court on verge of destroying the family

    05/04/2015 4:30:50 PM PDT · by 9thLife · 32 replies
    WND ^ | 5/3/15 | Dr. James Dobson
    (Editors note: Dr. Dobson has prepared this letter for the constituents of his ministry, Family Talk. It is being shared here before being widely disseminated.) Dear Friends, May I urge you to read this letter carefully? It has been written with a fervent prayer that you will recognize the urgency it conveys. It deals with a decision that is about to be announced by the U.S. Supreme Court, dealing with the definition of marriage. In late June or early July, the justices will reveal their decision to either affirm the definition of marriage as being exclusively between one man and...
  • American Churches Who Oppose Same-Sex Marriage Will Lose Tax Exemption

    05/02/2015 8:12:01 AM PDT · by lqcincinnatus · 64 replies
    Virtue Online ^ | May 2, 2105 | Timothy A. Pope
    The admission was made by Barack Hussein Obama's lawyer, the sitting Solicitor General of the United States, Donald Verrilli, Jr., on Tuesday, April 28, 2015, during questioning by Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, Samuel Alito, Jr. Solicitor General Verrilli, using a public office to defend same-sex marriage on behalf of the United States, was asked by Justice Alito if religious institutions could be at risk of losing their tax-exempt status due to their beliefs about Biblical marriage. Verrilli's reply was, "It's certainly going to be an issue."
  • If the Supreme Court Imposes Same Sex Marriage, You Could Lose Your Church

    05/01/2015 4:56:13 PM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    The Stream ^ | 4/30/15 | JOHN ZMIRAK
    If you arent following the arguments over same-sex marriage before the Supreme Court, you should be. Even if you dont cater weddings or sell pizza in Indiana, your religious freedom is in danger. For detailed accounts of the debate and the questions asked by justices that might be readable tea leaves, see Ryan Andersons analysis and the capsule summary provided by Russell Moore and Andrew T. Walker.The outcome of this weeks debate will determine whether orthodox American Christians will fall to the status of dhimmis, the third-class Christian citizens of sharia Muslim states. (Dhimmis have bare freedom of worship, but...
  • What's at Stake as Supreme Court Considers Marriage Tomorrow?

    04/27/2015 11:00:30 AM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 27, 2015 | JOHN BURGER
    Does the United States Constitution require states to allow members of the same sex to marry each other? Does the Constitution require states to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples who were legally married in another state? These are the two questions the Supreme Court of the United States will ponder as it listens tooral arguments Tuesday. It seems simple. But the roads that have led tothis point have been anything but. After years oflegal challenges to state bans on same-sex marriage, many of them successful, as well as voter referendums in which the traditional definition of marriage has...
  • Gaystapo Takes No Prisoners: GoFundMe Torpedoes Sweet Cakes

    04/25/2015 10:59:09 AM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 37 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 4/25/15 | Steve Berman
    The LGBT-Gestapo adapts rather quickly. After Memories Pizza raised $842,432 in just a few days, and Arlenes Flowers raised over $173 thousand on GoFundMe, the Gaystapo couldnt let Aaron and Melissa Klein, owners of the now-shuttered Sweet Cakes by Melissa, use that fundraising platform. A GoFundMe account was established for the Kleins, and raised over $6,000, until the website took it down. The website GoFundMe said in a statement Saturday that it took down the page because the campaign violated the policy against raising money in defense of formal charges of heinous crimes, including violent, hateful, or sexual acts. The...
  • Polygamy: Demise [Lds polygamy didn't end with 1890 manifesto; nor was it intended to]

    04/25/2015 5:09:20 AM PDT · by Colofornian · 12 replies
    TimesAndSeasons.org ^ | April 15, 2015 | Dave Banack
    This is the third and final post on B. Carmon Hardys Doing the Works of Abraham: Mormon Polygamy: Its Origin, Practice and Demise (Arthur H. Clark Co., 2007). The simple story of the end of LDS polygamy is that it ended in 1890 with the Manifesto. The not-so-simple story involves a Second Manifesto in 1904, which raises the obvious question, If the First Manifesto ended polygamy, why the need for a Second Manifesto? The First Manifesto did not end the officially sanctioned LDS practice of polygamy. In fact, it took twenty years to fully execute that momentous institutional change of...
  • Judges Sue Over Same Sex Marriage

    04/22/2015 8:30:58 AM PDT · by xzins · 60 replies
    Tea Party.org ^ | APRIL 20, 2015
    (Courthouse News) Two former magistrates sued the N.C. Administrative Office of the Courts claiming it violated their religious rights by forcing them to participate in same-sex marriage ceremonies or face discipline, termination, and even criminal prosecution. Gilbert Breedlove and Thomas Holland claim in a lawsuit filed in the Wake County Superior Court that they resigned from their positions after the AOC and its director, John Smith, made no attempt to accommodate their religious beliefs while attempting to comply with the change in law on same-sex marriage. Instead, they say, the AOC forced them to choose between taking an act...
  • Patrick comes full circle on Romney's Bain Capital

    04/21/2015 7:36:04 AM PDT · by luke1825 · 5 replies
    lowell sun ^ | 4/21 | peter lucas
    It came as no real surprise that former Gov. Deval Patrick ended up working for a major investment firm. Patrick all along made no secret that he needed to make some money after he left the governor's office following two four-year terms. The only surprise came when it was announced that the investment firm was Bain Capital, the giant investment company that former Republican Gov. Mitt Romney helped start, and that ended up making Romney a millionaire many times ove -romneys-bain-capital#ixzz3XxFmsJIp
  • Hey, that GOP Obamacare alternative sure looks a lot like Obamacare

    04/20/2015 9:25:46 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/20/2015 | Noah Rothman
    Republicans have a plan if the Supreme Court guts Obamacare this summer by stripping the government of the ability to provide to the states that declined to set up insurance exchanges with federal subsidies… and it looks quite a bit like Obamacare. If the Court does interpret the Affordable Care Act literally, then it will compel the federal government to withdraw subsidies from millions of Obamacare beneficiaries. That will make the health coverage those individuals obtained through the ACA in recent years prohibitively expensive, and many will find themselves once again uninsured. This is a double-edged sword for Republicans....
  • Marco Rubio Tries to Find the Middle Ground on Same-Sex Marriage

    04/16/2015 1:33:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 57 replies
    Bloomberg Politics | April 16, 2015 | Arit John
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-04-16/marco-rubio-tries-to-find-the-middle-ground-on-same-sex-marriage

    04/02/2015 2:59:57 AM PDT · by Nextrush · 29 replies
    4/2/2015 | Self
    Big Business pressure played a big role in reducing two "tough conservative" Republicans to bowls of mush this week, but it isn't just gay marriage and religious freedom where the Corporate Elites wield influence over Republicans and Democrats. The US Chamber of Commerce and some of the big corporate names attacking religious freedom this week have also been in the forefront of calling for "comprehensive immigration reform". Those are the code words for Amnesty for illegal immigrants and or a massive increase in work permits for people from foreign countries. The biggest cheerleader for Common Core educational standards among GOP...
  • Obama: Obamacare was Republicans' plan

    03/25/2015 9:15:17 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 03/25/2015 | Paige Winfield Cunningham
    President Obama slammed Republicans Wednesday for continuing to war against his signature healthcare law five years in."It's working, despite countless attempts to repeal, undermine, defund and defame this law," Obama said in a speech commemorating the Affordable Care Act's anniversary of passage."We've made our share of mistakes since we passed this law, but we also know beyond a shred of doubt the law has worked," he said. "Deficits have been slashed, lives have been saved."It's been half a decade since Democrats in Congress passed the healthcare law and it remains arguably the most controversial piece of legislation passed during Obama's...