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  • American Jews Who Worked for a Secular America Made a Fatal Error

    11/28/2023 12:05:46 PM PST · by Paal Gulli · 28 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | November 28, 2023 | Dennis Prager
    American Jews Who Worked for a Secular America Made a Fatal Error By Dennis Prager Published November 28, 2023 Since World War II, most American Jews have believed that the more secular American society is, the more secure their status.This has been, as I have argued all of my life, a colossal error. Indeed, it may turn out to be a fatal error. With the outburst of unprecedented levels of antisemitism, American Jews are living the famous warning: "Beware what you wish for; you just may get it."The primary reason American Jews have lived in the most Jew-friendly, even Jew-honoring,...
  • Police Say Three Shot in Burlington (Vermont)

    11/26/2023 7:00:35 AM PST · by Jim Noble · 64 replies
    WCAX Channel 3 News ^ | November 26, 2023 | WCAX News Team
    Police say they received calls about gunshots around 6:30 p.m. Two men were found injured on the scene, another man found injured a short distance away. Channel Three has confirmed that all three are young men of Palestinian descent. The men were transported to UVM Medical Center where we’re told they’re being treated for non-fatal wounds. Police haven’t identified nor apprehended a shooter. They’ve closed off the portion of North Prospect between Loomis Street and Brookes Avenue. Around 8:30 p.m. a handful of officers survey the area, shining flashlights in yards and between houses. A member of the Burlington Police...
  • Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Why I Am Now a Christian

    11/15/2023 5:26:59 AM PST · by MtnClimber · 15 replies
    The Free Press ^ | 14 Nov, 2023 | Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    I was born a Muslim in Somalia. Then I became an atheist. But secular tools alone can’t equip us for civilizational war. In 2002, I discovered a 1927 lecture by Bertrand Russell entitled “Why I Am Not a Christian.” It did not cross my mind as I read it that one day, nearly a century after he delivered it to the South London branch of the National Secular Society, I would be compelled to write an essay with precisely the opposite title. The year before, I had publicly condemned the terrorist attacks of the 19 men who had hijacked passenger...
  • Islam is Not a Religion: Rather, it is a political ideology—the veil of “religion” is just a cover.

    11/12/2023 7:53:40 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 11/12/2023 | Sloan Oliver
    What is Islam? To answer that question, it’s more important to know what Islam isn’t. Islam is not a religion. It is an authoritarian, political ideology that forcibly imposes itself on all aspects of any society unfortunate enough to be under its yoke. Islam demands complete subjugation by its adherents. Under Islam, there is no democracy, there is no free speech, no freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no minority rights, and there’s no right to love whoever you desire. Islam allows no dissent. It is a complete and total way of life that glorifies oppression, slavery, and...
  • Whistleblowers: FBI officials singled out agents who were former military for anti-Trump retaliation

    11/12/2023 4:51:28 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 11/11/2023 | Kerry Picket
    More whistleblowers have stepped forward to tell Congress that high-ranking FBI officials are targeting agents, specifically former military members, for their political beliefs and trying to force them out of the bureau. A Marine and other military veterans at the FBI have been accused of disloyalty to the U.S. because they fit the profile of a supporter of former President Donald Trump, according to two disclosures sent to lawmakers on the House Judiciary Committee. The Washington Times obtained copies of the disclosures. The whistleblowers said Jeffrey Veltri, deputy assistant director of the bureau’s security division, and Dena Perkins, assistant section...
  • Vatican takes 'step' towards transgender Catholics

    11/11/2023 9:54:44 AM PST · by Dr. Marten · 34 replies
    France 24 ^ | 11.11.2023 | France 24
    Vatican City (AFP) – LGBTQ rights campaigners welcomed a Vatican statement that transgender people can be baptised as a step towards a more inclusive Catholic Church, but denounced caveats that provide cover to those who object.In a document published on Wednesday, the powerful Dicastery for the Doctrine of the Faith, one of the main departments that manages the affairs of the Holy See, said transgender believers can be baptised if it would not cause scandal or confusion.
  • Vatican Says Transgender People May Be Baptized

    11/09/2023 6:58:27 AM PST · by devane617 · 29 replies
    WSJ ^ | 11/09/2023
    The Vatican also said that the children of gay couples, including ones who are adopted or born to surrogate mothers, may be baptized, and that such couples may serve as godparents. The statement, released on Wednesday, helps to clarify Catholic teaching with regard to transgender people, a topic the Vatican has said little about until now. “A transsexual—even one who has undergone hormonal treatment and sex reassignment surgery—can receive baptism, under the same conditions as other believers, if there are no situations in which there is a risk of generating public scandal or disorientation in the faithful,” said a statement...
  • The Best and worst American states for religious liberty: report

    11/08/2023 7:06:41 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 11/08/23 | Ryan Foley
    A new report reveals that Illinois has the most religious liberty safeguards in place as many states continue to lack adequate protections for religious people. The Center for Religion, Culture and Democracy at First Liberty Institute released its second annual Religious Liberty in the States report last week. The report ranked all 50 states by the number of safeguards in place for religious liberty. While Mississippi scored highest last year, Illinois received the highest score this year. Illinois’ 85% score marks an increase from the 81% it received last year. Mississippi, which received a score of 82% last year, now...
  • Trump: ‘The Fight Between Israel and Hamas is Between Civilization and Savagery’-"Every single life lost in this conflict is on the shoulders of Hamas, Hamas alone.”

    11/02/2023 6:58:43 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 2, 2023 | Robert Spencer
    [Make sure to read Robert Spencer’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]Many people are seeing the war between Israel and Hamas as an apocalyptic showdown between good and evil, and there is good reason to see it that way. And as has so often been the case, Donald Trump enunciated what many others were thinking but didn’t dare to say.Trump: “The fight between Israel and Hamas is between civilization and savagery, between good and evil. There is no comparison between a group that worships death and a group that cherishes life. Every...
  • Pope Francis calls for ‘paradigm shift’ in theology for world of today

    11/01/2023 4:03:38 PM PDT · by Dr. Marten · 44 replies
    Catholic News Agency ^ | 11.01.2023 | Jonathan Liedl
    Pope Francis has called for a “paradigm shift” in Catholic theology that takes widespread engagement with contemporary science, culture, and people’s lived experience as an essential starting point. Citing the need to deal with “profound cultural transformations,” the pope presented his dramatic vision for the future of Catholic theology in a new motu proprio issued earlier today.Titled Ad Theologiam Promovendam, or “to promote theology,” the document revises the statutes of the Pontifical Academy of Theology (PATH) “to make them more suitable for the mission that our time imposes on theology.”“Theology can only develop in a culture of dialogue and encounter...
  • Your turban doesn’t mean terrorism: NYC Mayor

    10/30/2023 8:51:01 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 16 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | October 31, 2023 | PTI
    New York -- The Sikh turban does not mean terrorism but symbolises faith, New York City Mayor Eric Adams said, as he described the recent attacks and hate crimes against the community as a “stain” on the country and vowed to protect its members. He also gave a clarion call for educating people about Sikhism. “You are not about terror; you are about protector. That is what needs to be taught throughout this entire city. Our young people need to know that, our adults need to know that,” Adams said while addressing members of the Sikh community at the Baba...
  • Anti-Christian Bigot Jen Psaki Warns Democrats that Speaker Mike Johnson Is Dangerous Because He Is a “Bible-Believing Christian” (Video)

    10/30/2023 10:20:55 AM PDT · by Macho MAGA Man · 25 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | October 30, 2023 | Jim Hoft
    Democrats are becoming more godless and wicked by the day. It wasn’t an accident that they booed God at their 2012 convention. The far left media was shocked when Rep. Mike Johnson (R-LA) was elected House Speaker last week. They had to work quickly to find dirt on the Constitutional Attorney and man of faith. The godless party finally decided on a sure-fire tactic. They’re going to attack him on his faith! Former Biden spokesperson Jen Psaki led the charge on MSNBC this weekend. Jen Psaki: At first glance, Mike Johnson does seem fine. Fineish? Conservative, yes. But he once...
  • Secret speech from Chinese Communist Party Official surfaces and it should serve as a warning to America

    10/25/2023 9:48:13 PM PDT · by bitt · 18 replies ^ | 10/21/2023 | pat droney
    As the world seems to be burning on numerous fronts—Israel and Ukraine come to mind—it might be a good time to revisit a speech given by Chi Haotian, who served as China’s Minister of National Defense between 1993 and 2003. In 2005, The Epoch Times reprinted a speech of Chi’s in which he described the “annihilation of the West” and Chinese world domination. Three years ago, the speech was reprinted in the J.R. Nyquist Blog. With the United States being busy in the Middle East and Eastern Europe, China may see this as a perfect time to invade Taiwan, intended...
  • Why I Am a Christian

    10/16/2023 9:53:28 AM PDT · by EaglesNestHome · 6 replies
    Enjoyable Learning ^ | Today | EaglesNestHome
    Why I Am a Christian: Knowing God. Download free, next three days: Where Do You Want to Go, Eternally? Healing One Heart at a Time, With John Wesley's Forms of Prayer (Modern English)! The book topics include: The Truth about Eternity, I've Broken the Commandments!, Taste and See, Who Was Jesus, Anyway? Good Man, Crazy Man, Son of God?, The Real Jesus Claimed to be God and Performed Miracles, Jesus Fulfilled Prophesy and Rose from the Dead, Jesus Is God, Bonus Resources For Further Study, and John Wesley's A Collection of Forms of Prayer for Every Day in the Week.The...
  • There Is No Such Thing As 'Palestinians'

    10/15/2023 3:48:59 PM PDT · by Dr. Marten · 60 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10.14.2023 | RABBI MICHAEL BARCLAY
    The patterns of the anti-Semitic/Marxist/”Palestinian”/LGBTQ/BLM/hate-filled alliance are nothing if not predictable. After expressing shock and dismay that their Palestinian friends in Gaza specifically targeted civilians, in under a week, they have quickly shifted back to their repeated old rhetoric. They are now blaming Israel for the horrific attacks from Hamas, calling Israel’s counter-attacks on Hamas a “terrorist siege,” blitzing the media with images of wounded from Gaza, and attacking Israel in all ways as an ‘apartheid state’ and, as Ocasio Cortez defined Israel, a nation devoted to “ethnic cleansing”.
  • NYPD mother of three slammed as ‘scammer’ for wanting off on sabbath: suit

    10/14/2023 12:01:48 PM PDT · by thegagline · 36 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 10/14/2023 | Tina Moore
    A Brooklyn cop and Seventh Day Adventist was derided as a “scammer” after she requested to be off on Saturdays to worship, according to a lawsuit. When she signed onto the job in 2016, Johanne Saint-Jean claims she was told she’d be able to adhere to her faith, a Christian sect that observe the sabbath from sundown Friday to sundown Saturday. Instead, she spent the next eight years being chastised by superiors who allegedly told her, “‘You’re not Jewish. Why are you practicing like you’re Jewish?’” *** A supervisor also said her religion was “not for black people” and she...
  • Rape as a Weapon of War, This Time in Israel. Why Are Feminists Silent?

    10/13/2023 7:32:19 PM PDT · by Jyotishi · 44 replies
    New English Review ^ | October 13, 2023 | Phyllis Chesler and Mandy Sanghera
    Screengrab from a video shot as revellers realize Hamas gunmen are attacking. Girls were raped beside the corpses of their friends. In 2021, we were part of a grassroots team which rescued 400 women from Afghanistan. We have all, together and separately, worked on a range of feminist issues including rape, sex trafficking, honor killing, child marriage, and forced veiling. Together with thousands of other women, we have signed countless petitions and resolutions calling for freedom, justice, and safety for women globally. We cannot understand the feminist silence about what is happening to civilian Israelis in general and to Israeli...
  • Nextrush Unplugged Weekend: Sneak Attack On Israel Is Biden To Blame?, I Was A Card-Carrying Nitecap, The Pope, The Porn, RFK Jr., Desperate Never Trumpers, It Wasn't Lizzo's Army

    10/07/2023 10:16:01 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/7/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Breaking News Newsdump Alert: On the 50th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War the Palestinian Hamas organization in Gaza launching an attack on Israel... Welcome to another attempt at Media Excellence your currently sober drunk host with you again. Remembering "The Nitecap Show" The last song there a piece of music I used to hear on the radio back in the 1970's when during those overnight hours past Midnight across the AM Radio dial one could hear "The Nitecap Show" with host Herb Jepko... It's time to go to Rome the Vatican the Roman Catholic Church and our Pope Francis...
  • Being a Christian in a Non-Christian World: 7 Tips from Church History

    10/05/2023 9:29:35 AM PDT · by Recovering_Democrat · 11 replies ^ | 10/05/2023 | Robert Elmer
    It’s definitely not a new challenge. Nearly a half-century ago, Christian thinker Francis Schaeffer asked “How should we then live?” in a landmark book by the same title (pulled from Ezek 33:10). So then—how should we? As believers today, we’re still pondering that question. The irony is the further our culture slides into a postmodern ditch, the more relevant the perspectives of earlier Christians seem to become.
  • The Fall of Western Mankind, Scientism, the Religion of Evolution, Demonic Outpouring, and the Antichrist

    10/05/2023 1:41:12 AM PDT · by spirited irish · 15 replies
    PatriotandLiberty ^ | 10/23 | Linda Kimball
    Abiogenesis is such an obvious embarrassment to modern pagan materialists that today some scientists such as SETI researcher Paul Davies and Francis Crick, co-discoverer of the DNA molecule, have abandoned it in favor of another magic science theory…panspermia.More Magical Thinking: Fallen Angels Do Not Exist But Highly Evolved Extraterrestrials DoPanspermia is the idea that life on earth was accidentally seeded by meteorites containing the essential building blocks of life or perhaps by highly evolved extraterrestrials who for billions of years have been guiding the evolution of man. The extraterrestrial idea was favored by Arthur C. Clarke in his book, “Childhood’s...