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  • Stable Best Place for Jesus Birth

    12/29/2019 11:28:33 PM PST · by kathsua · 8 replies
    Janitor's view ^ | December 29, 2019 | Reasonmclucus
    I'm tired of people applying 21st Century standards to Jesus birth place Joseph and Mary were in Bethlehem. Luke 2:7 "While they were there, the time came for her Child to be born. 7And she gave birth to her firstborn, a Son. She wrapped Him in swaddling cloths and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn." A manger in a stable might not be a good place to have a baby today, but 2,000 years ago a stable was probably the best place for a visitor to Bethlehem to have her first...
  • Was There Really "No Room at the Inn"?

    12/20/2013 2:45:07 PM PST · by DouglasKC · 71 replies
    Good News Magazine ^ | Dec 2012 | Tom Robinson,Mario Siegle
    Most have taken for granted Jesus' nativity story as commonly related - that when Joseph and Mary arrived in Bethlehem there was no room in an inn so Mary ended up giving birth to Jesus in a stable. But is this the true account in Scripture? See for yourself! A typical translation of Luke 2:7 says about Mary giving birth to Jesus, "And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling clothes, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn" (New King James Version). We've grown up hearing the...
  • Screwed by the #SpiteHouse: Blue Ridge inn forced to throw out food after shutdown closure

    10/08/2013 4:22:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 34 replies
    twitchy ^ | 10/8/13 | staff
    Jon Ostendorff @JonOstendorff Workers at Pisgah Inn forced to throw out food today as #shutdown lingers. #avlnews #ncpol The Pisgah Inn sits on federal land on the Blue Ridge Parkway in North Carolina. When the government shut down, the inn was forced to close right in the middle of the fall foliage tourism season. Federal workers are likely to be paid retroactively, but the Pisgah Inn is losing money. And now, several days into the shutdown, the kitchen is tossing out food.
  • George Soros: Media Mogul (Lefty Businessman Spends Millions Funding Journalism)

    08/19/2011 8:23:22 AM PDT · by markomalley · 22 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | August 15, 2011 | Dan Gainor and Iris Somberg
    On April 8, House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi headlined a Boston conference on ''media reform.'' She was joined by four other congressmen, a senator, two FCC commissioners, a Nobel laureate and numerous liberal journalists. The 2,500-person event was sponsored by a group called Free Press, one of more than 180 different media-related organizations that receives money from liberal billionaire George Soros. Soros, who first made a name for himself in investing and currency trading, now makes his name in politics and policy. Since the 2004 election, the controversial financier has used his influence and billions to push a laundry list...
  • Maariv Poll: Close Race Between Bayit Yehudi and Labor

    01/16/2013 9:51:48 PM PST · by goldstategop · 8 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 1/17/2013 | Israel National News
    A Maagar Mochot Institute poll released this morning shows a close race between Sheli Yechimovich's Labor party and the Bayit Yehudi (Jewish Home) party headed by Naftali Bennett for the second largest party in the Knesset. According to the poll, Likud-Beytenu party gets 37 seats, Labor is down to 15 and Bayit Yehudi gets 14 seats.
  • Survey: Right Overpowers Left 55-17 (Israel Jan. 22 Election)

    01/08/2013 6:50:49 AM PST · by goldstategop · 5 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 1/08/2013 | Israel National News
    Most Israelis define themselves as “right wing,” according to a new survey from the Israeli Democracy Institute. Another 21% self-define as centrist, and 17% term themselves leftists. Regarding voting, 50% said they plan to vote for right-wing parties, both religious and secular. Thirty percent said they plan to vote for centrist or left-wing parties. The rest were undecided.
  • Israel Radio Poll Shows Right Running Away With Election (Jan. 22 Election)

    01/03/2013 1:59:08 AM PST · by goldstategop · 7 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 01/03/2013 | David Lev
    In contrast to more “conservative” polls released Thursday, the weekly poll taken on behalf of Israel Radio by the Geocartographia polling organization shows the solid right trouncing the left, and even the center, in the Knesset elections set for two and a half weeks from now. The poll shows Naftali Bennett's Bayit Yehudi party hitting 18 seats, tied for second largest party with Labor – and shows the Otzma Leyisrael Party, led by MKs Aryeh Eldad and Michael Ben-Ari, as getting six seats in the Knesset. If accurate, the poll indicates that together, Bayit Yehudi and Otzma Leyisrael parties would...
  • Once a host to presidents, historic Bucksport inn up for auction

    10/12/2011 11:17:09 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 3 replies
    Bangor Daily News ^ | October 10, 2011 | Kevin Miller
    BUCKSPORT, Maine — A 230-year-old Bucksport landmark that has hosted presidents, arctic explorers and other famous figures but has sat lifeless for the better part of a decade is about to go on the auction block. The Jed Prouty Inn, as the building is still known, is a 17-bedroom former hotel that has anchored Bucksport’s Main Street in one form or another since about 1780. Now the financial firm that acquired the building after the last business closed nearly eight years ago is hoping a buyer will emerge during an online auction held Tuesday through Thursday. Bidding will start at...
  • FCC Orders NBC Newsrooms To Partner With Soros-Funded Non-Profits

    02/03/2011 11:12:42 AM PST · by tutstar · 84 replies
    Big Government ^ | 2/3/11 | Dana Loesch
    So much for objectivity. One of the FCC stipulations of the Comcast – NBCU merger was the incorporation of non-profit journalism centers into NBC newsrooms. They are charged with maintaining and increasing local news coverage, the regulation based on the relationship between KNSD-TV and KNSD airs the segments, but really can’t take all the credit for them. They are largely the work, a local nonprofit journalism center that has been sharing news tips, co-producing and supplying content to the station for several years. [...] Under the terms of the FCC order approving Comcast’s takeover of NBCU, at least...
  • Backcountry Inns and Taverns

    04/12/2010 5:52:24 AM PDT · by jay1949 · 6 replies · 442+ views
    Backcountry Notes ^ | April 12, 2010 | Jay Henderson
    Travelers in the early Backcountry often had to make do with campsites and lodgings in private homes, but the volume of traffic soon resulted in the construction of inns and taverns. With the development of better roads, there came stagecoaches and inns to accomodate coach travelers who needed a respite from the challenges of Backcountry transportation. [Vintage pictures]
  • Hebrew Date Gets Acquittal (You're REALLY Older In The Hebrew Calendar Alert)

    03/05/2009 4:39:43 AM PST · by goldstategop · 23 replies · 1,111+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 3/05/2009 | Hillel Fendel
    The Traffic Court in Nazareth acquitted a young man who drove four passengers - because he was 21 according to the Hebrew date. The story began in September 2007, when Chaim Frankel was stopped by a policeman for a random check – and was found to be in violation of the law for carrying four passengers. The law states that drivers under age 21 may only carry up to two passengers. Frankel told the policeman that he had actually turned 21 nearly two weeks earlier, and pointed to the Hebrew date as proof. The policeman told him that the Hebrew...
  • A Day Of Mourning (Naomi Ragen's Thoughts On The Mumbai Massacre Alert)

    12/01/2008 7:21:59 PM PST · by goldstategop · 16 replies · 978+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 12/01/2008 | Naomi Ragen
    After days of prayer and fear among Jews and good people everywhere, the horrible reality of the Islamic terrorist rampage in Mumbai was revealed in all its obscene and mindless savagery when members of Zaka entered the Chabad compound. Perhaps it is impossible for the average human being to understand the depth of evil represented by Muslim extremists. As an eyewitness told Ynet, the sight was unbearable even to the practiced eyes of those whose job it is to deal with the aftermath of murderous terror attacks: "The place was totally destroyed. Live grenades were all over the floor. Torah...
  • The Secret Thoughts of Barry H. OBAMA

    03/25/2008 9:38:23 AM PDT · by APRPEH · 3 replies · 224+ views
    APRPEH ^ | 17 Adar II 5768/24 March 2008 | APRPEH
    Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Barack Obama is currently hiding his anti-Israel views in order to get elected, according to a well-known anti-Israel activist. The activist, Ali Abunimah, claimed to know Obama well and to have met him on numerous occasions at pro-Palestinian events in Chicago. In an article he penned for the anti-Israeli website Electronic Intifada, Abunimah wrote: "The last time I spoke to Obama was in the winter of 2004 at a gathering in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood. He was in the midst of a primary campaign to secure the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate seat he...
  • Mark Steyn Is Not Alone (Stand Up For Conservatives' Free Speech Rights Alert)

    12/18/2007 4:16:14 PM PST · by goldstategop · 2 replies · 120+ views
    Israel National News ^ | 12/18/2007 | Jack Englehard
    There's a definite chill in the air and this cold front comes to us from Canada, where author Mark Steyn finds himself in trouble for speaking his mind. Steyn is a brilliant writer and many of us have been amused (he is often hilarious) and enriched by his commentaries upon our culture in general and, in particular, what awaits us if we don't face up to terrorism. He's written a book on that very subject, America Alone, and this book is a bestseller in America and number one in Canada - and it's also We're all on notice that Big...
  • When Will It All End? (Steven Plaut's Inside Look At The Make-Pretend War's Direction Alert)

    08/09/2006 4:48:07 AM PDT · by goldstategop · 4 replies · 452+ views ^ | 08/09/06 | Steven Plaut
    So many people are asking "When will it all end?" But the answer is so simple. It will not end until Ramat Aviv is attacked massively by rockets and missiles. How do we know Ehud Olmert and Amir Peretz are still playing games? When the newspaper headlines read: "In heavy fighting today 6 terrorists were killed." When it says, "In heavy fighting today, 10,000 of the enemy were killed," then we will know that Israel has stopped playing. In the meantime, however, even the Israel of today is not the same country as the Israel of a month ago. The...