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  • Judge deals blow to couple fighting to keep little white cross in The Villages (Florida)

    A judge has dealt a blow to a couple fighting to keep a little white cross on display at their home in The Villages. Judge Michelle Morley has ruled in favor of Community Development District 8 in its protracted legal battle with Wayne and Bonnie Anderson of the Village of Tamarind Grove. She dismissed their most-recent counter complaint. The Andersons had claimed that their display of the little white cross should be protected under the Florida Religious Freedom Restoration Act. However, CDD 8 has long held that the cross is considered a “lawn ornament” and therefore forbidden under deed compliance...
  • Pope Francis Abandons Christ’s Cross to Appease Muslims

    04/12/2022 4:58:49 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 13 replies
    P. J. Media ^ | 4/12/2022 | RAYMOND IBRAHIM
    Pope Francis, a leading advocate of Doormat Christianity, is at it again. Although it is traditional for papal podiums to depict the crucifix, during his recent visit to the island of Malta, Pope Francis ditched the cross lest it offend Muslim migrants. As the archdiocese of Malta openly admitted, “The podium will not be adorned with a crucifix, given that the majority of migrants are Muslim.” Instead, the podium backdrop used by Francis consisted of recycled plastic bottles with red blobs meant to highlight the two primary reasons Francis was visiting Malta — to defend migrants and the environment. “When...
  • MSNBC's Tiffany Cross urges liberals to 'pick up a weapon and get involved' in 'war' for democracy

    01/24/2022 4:21:47 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    MSNBC host Tiffany Cross urged fellow progressives to "pick up a weapon and get involved" in the "war" for the survival of the country on Saturday. Cross was discussing alleged Trump election interference with Democrat state representative Jasmine Crockett, who is running for Congress in Texas, during Saturday’s edition of MSNBC’s "The Cross Connection" when the duo speculated about how to fend off Republicans who could object to future results.
  • The Scarred Woman

    01/10/2022 1:45:21 PM PST · by OneVike · 10 replies
    The Reason For My Faith ^ | 1/10/22 | Chuck Ness
    One day two women who lost contact 15 years earlier met on social media. This reunion would forever change the life of a teenage girl. One woman was a missionary, the other a single mother raising a teen daughter. The mother of the teen invited her long lost friend to come and visit. Knowing she had a few weeks before she would embark upon another missionary journey, the woman accepted friend's offer.Indianapolis is a long way from San Diego, but the trip would be good for both women to visit and go over old times. When the missionary arrived, she...
  • MSNBC’s Cross: Rittenhouse a ‘Little Murderous White Supremacist’

    11/22/2021 6:08:12 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/21/2021 | Jeff Poor
    Saturday, MSNBC’s Tiffany Cross and her guest Elie Mystal did not pull any punches when expressing their frustrations with Friday’s acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse by a Kenosha, WI jury. Mystal criticized the verdict as a “miscarriage of justice” and a product of the “white justice system.” However, later in the segment, Cross took aim at Reps. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) and Paul Gosar (R-AZ) for suggestions Rittenhouse could be a congressional intern. The MSNBC “Cross Connection” host referred to Rittenhouse as a “little murderous white supremacist” in her critique.
  • Man lights church cross on fire; jumps from rooftop to rooftop in attempt to evade police

    07/09/2021 6:03:24 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 9 replies
    Fox 11 ^ | July 8, 2021 | By KJ Hiramoto
    LOS ANGELES - A man climbed a four-story church in Boyle Heights on Wednesday night and lit fire to a cross before jumping from roof to roof in an attempt to evade police. Dramatic video from SkyFOX shows the unidentified man jumping from rooftop to rooftop not once, but three different times.
  • Man seen leaping from roof to roof accused of setting church’s cross on fire (Los Angeles)

    07/08/2021 10:37:34 AM PDT · by aimhigh · 14 replies
    Fox8 ^ | 07/08/2021 | KCAL/KCBS staff
    Police said a man jumped from roof to roof to evade them after he reportedly set at least one church cross on fire. He’s now in custody. The man, dressed in only shorts and no shoes, made the harrowing jump from the roof of a church to another nearby roof. He then continued jumping to several different rooftops.Officers from the Los Angeles Police department responded to the scene via air and ground. As officers approached, at one point, the man straddled what appeared to be a utility line and used it to pull himself to the lip of another rooftop....
  • MSNBC’s Cross to Bill Maher: ‘You Do not Get to Tell People of Color What They Should or Should not Be Offended by — Stay in Your Lane’

    06/28/2021 6:35:28 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 06/27/2021 | Trent Baker
    Saturday, MSNBC “Cross Connection” host Tiffany Cross sounded off on HBO “Real Time” host Bill Maher mocking Lin-Manuel Miranda for apologizing for not having more Afro-Latino representation in the movie “In the Heights.” In an open monologue, Cross told Maher that he does not “get to tell people of color what they should or should not be offended by.” She advised him to stay in his lane on the subject until he has had a diverse panel on his show discussing “colorism.”
  • Loudoun County Public Schools to appeal court order on reinstating teacher

    06/11/2021 1:13:22 PM PDT · by aspasia · 43 replies
    wtop.com/ ^ | June 11, 2021 | Will Vitka
    Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia plans to appeal a judge’s order to reinstate physical education teacher Byron Tanner Cross, who was suspended days after telling the school board he would not refer to transgender students by their preferred pronouns because of his religious beliefs. In a statement, LCPS said it “respectfully disagrees with the Circuit Court’s decision to issue the injunction, and it is appealing this ruling to the Supreme Court of Virginia.” “Many students and parents at Leesburg Elementary have expressed fear, hurt and disappointment about coming to school,” the statement said. LCPS said while it “respects the...
  • 21 Runners Die In Extreme Weather In China Cross-Country Race

    05/23/2021 6:12:47 AM PDT · by deport · 45 replies
    NPR ^ | May 23, 20213:51 AM ET | Fan Peishen
    Twenty-one people running a mountain marathon have died in northwestern China after hail, freezing rain and gale winds hit the high-altitude race, state media reported Sunday. After an all night rescue operation in freezing temperatures involving more than 700 personnel, rescuers were able to confirm that 151 people were safe out of a total of 172 participants. Twenty-one had died, according to the official Xinhua News Agency, which said the runners suffered from physical discomfort and the sudden drop in temperature.
  • The Cross They Found In The Wreckage Of The World Trade Center 9/11

    02/03/2021 11:00:39 AM PST · by JAG 5000 · 19 replies
    On September 9, 2001 terrorists flew planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, brought both towers to the ground, killed 2,977 people, and caused over 25,000 injuries, with $10 billion in infrastructure damage. 343 firefighters were killed, and 72 police officers. In the midst of all that desperation and despair the workers found a Cross amidst the wreckage. I believe the Cross was put there by the Sovereign God as a symbol demonstrating that Hope shines in the midst of great sorrow. See pic here: https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcTOW1izJP_ThN_R4EMrtRj1G3xcCj6C9izb5g&usqp=CAU We have all seen pictures of the Cross draped with Jesus'...
  • Our Addictive God Gene

    01/27/2021 11:07:44 AM PST · by OneVike · 13 replies
    The Reason For My Faith ^ | 1/27/21 | Chuck Ness
    Every human has been hot wired with a special faith component to our souls, even agnostics and atheists have faith in what they believe. Another way to explain this would be to say we have all been created with an addiction gene. It's that ever yearning desire to find something that will make us feel like we belong, or comfortable in our own skin if you will.From the moment we become conscious of our self, we begin searching for that One Thing our soul craves. For each of us it could be a different point in life. Some find it...
  • Slaughtering Christ

    01/20/2021 5:18:18 PM PST · by justme4now · 42 replies
    1/20/21 | self
    Sometimes I worry that by questioning the way God took certain actions, the way he did according to scripture .. I worry that I may be on the thin line between wanting answers to these questions or actual blasphemy!? One of my most nagging questions and one that seems to have no rational (or scriptural) explanation is "why did Jesus have to be tortured and slaughtered like he was?" Why the carrying and dragging of the heavy beams of the cross? That effort was so cruel that he fell many times on the way to where he would be impaled!...
  • France: Vandals cut down monumental and iconic iron cross, “symbol of the entire Languedoc region”

    05/16/2020 6:34:30 PM PDT · by robowombat · 22 replies
    JIHAD WATCH ^ | MAY 16, 2020 2:00 PM | ROBERT SPENCER
    France: Vandals cut down monumental and iconic iron cross, “symbol of the entire Languedoc region” MAY 16, 2020 2:00 PM BY ROBERT SPENCER This attack could have perpetrated by militant atheists, angry ex-Catholics, any number of people. But such people have been in France for years, and there have not been incidents of this kind. However, France has seen a large influx of Muslim migrants in recent years, many of whom believe that it is an insult to Allah to say that Jesus is the Son of God (cf. Qur’an 19:35), and that Jesus died on the cross (which the...
  • New World Order Acolyte Melinda Gates Appears on Today Show pushing hard for a Global Vaccine while wearing an upside-down Cross

    05/13/2020 6:21:26 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 72 replies
    nteb ^ | 5/11/20 | Geoffrey Grider
    Symbolism is very important to groups like the Illuminati, the New World Order and others, as they love to flash you signs of how much smarter they are than you and I are. They like to put their true agenda right in our faces, and dare us to figure it out. Take a quick trip to our Predictive Programming section, and you will see immediately what we’re talking about. All this brings us to an interview the TODAY Show did with Melinda Gates back on November 8th, where we see Melinda wearing an upside-down, or inverted, cross around her neck....
  • We all, like sheep, have gone astray...

    04/10/2020 1:45:42 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 2 replies
    Bible ^ | B.C. | Isaiah
    ...Like a root out of dry ground. He had no beauty or majesty to attract us to him, nothing in his appearance that we should desire him. He was despised and rejected by mankind, a man of suffering, and familiar with pain. Like one from whom people hide their faces he was despised, and we held him in low esteem. ...Surely he took up our pain and bore our suffering... He was pierced for our transgressions, he was crushed for our iniquities; the punishment that brought us peace was on him, and by his wounds we are healed. We all,...
  • Mary's Way of the Cross

    03/26/2020 7:22:17 AM PDT · by MurphsLaw · 2 replies
    For an incredibly beautiful reflection on The Stations of the Cross from The Blessed Virgin's perspective.
  • Creation and the New Year

    01/01/2020 4:45:20 PM PST · by Patriot777 · 11 replies
    Wednesday, January 1, 2020: Creation and the New Year Genesis 1:1, "In the beginning God created the heaven and the earth." Hebrews 10:39, "But we do not belong to those who shrink back and are destroyed, but to those who have faith and are saved." Hebrews 11:3, "By faith we understand that the universe was formed at God's command, so that what is seen was not not made out of what was visible." The verse is both comprehensive and scientific, viewing space ("the heaven") and matter ("the earth") as functioning in a framework of time ("In the beginning"). This space...
  • Appeals court rules Pennsylvania county can keep cross on its seal

    08/08/2019 11:36:27 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 8, 2019 | Caleb Parke
    The Third Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Thursday a Pennsylvania county's 70-year-old seal and flag is allowed to remain after being targeted by the Freedom From Religion Foundation . The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit in Philadelphia ruled 3-0 Thursday that after the Supreme Court upheld the Bladensburg "Peace Cross" war memorial in June as a historic monument, the Lehigh County can maintain its seal as a symbol that “has become part of the community.” The seal and flag feature grain silos, the Liberty Bell, a heart, among other items. But it was the cross at the...
  • Supreme Court upholds cross on public land in Maryland

    06/20/2019 8:26:52 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 21 replies
    AP ^ | June 20,2019 | JESSICA GRESKO
    WASHINGTON (AP) — A World War I memorial in the shape of a 40-foot-tall cross can continue to stand on public land in Maryland, the Supreme Court ruled Thursday. The justices, in ruling 7-2 in favor of the cross’ backers, concluded that the nearly 100-year-old memorial’s presence on a grassy highway median doesn’t violate the First Amendment’s establishment clause, which prohibits the government from favoring one religion over others. The case had been closely watched because it involves the place of religious symbols in public life. Defenders of the cross in Bladensburg had argued that a ruling against them could...