Trump's Massive Hypocrisy Rides Again
Via: atheist • News & Politics • 34 Comments • 2 hours ago
The parents of first lady Melania Trump have become legal permanent residents of the United States and are close to obtaining their citizenship, according to people familiar with their status, but their attorney declined to say how or when the couple gained their green cards. Immigration experts said Viktor and Amalija Knavs very likely relied on a family reunification process that...
Teen Vogue Contributor Goes Off the Rails in Disturbing Attack on Billy Graham: “Have Fun in Hell”
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 3 Comments • 3 hours ago
Can you imagine the scene in Heaven Wednesday morning when Billy Graham’s name was called and the words “Well done!” were heard by those nearby? The impact and legacy of Billy Graham is immeasurable. There is perhaps no other person who has conveyed the love, grace, and saving power of Jesus Christ so eloquently as Mr. Graham, and through his televised crusades he reached millions...
The Left Is Reaping the Whirlwind of the Culture They Made
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 147 Comments • 3 hours ago
"For they have sown the wind, and they shall reap the whirlwind." Hosea 7:8It was after a school shooting near Spokane last September that Spokane Sheriff Ozzie Knezovich addressed a clutch of reporters: When I was in high school, every one of those rigs in the high school parking lot had a gun in the gun rack. Why? We went hunting on the way home. None of those guns ever walked...
Controversy Swirls… Florida Student Anti-Gun Activist Featured In CBS News Story 6 Months Ago
Via: old-school-marine • News & Politics • 58 Comments • 3 hours ago
For a high schooler, this kid sure does get around: http://50statereport.com/controversy-swirls-florida-student-anti-gun-activist-featured-in-cbs-news-story-6-months-ago/ Multiple videos featuring David Hogg, a survivor of the mass shooting in Parkland, Fla., have surfaced amidst his rise to prominence as an anti-gun activist that have raised questions, including a television news...
Parkland shooter always in trouble, never expelled. Could school system have done more?
Via: 1stwarrior • News & Politics • 39 Comments • 4 hours ago
http://www.miamiherald.com/news/local/article201216104.html At times, Nikolas Cruz’s behavior could be a school administrator’s nightmare: Teachers and other students said he kicked doors, cursed at teachers, fought with and threatened classmates and brought a backpack with bullets to school. He collected a string of discipline for profanity, disobedience, insubordination, and...
By: hal-a-lujah • Entertainment • 35 Comments • 4 hours ago
My fiancé and I have been together for several years, and we are getting married in May. We have several expressions that we randomly spring on one another, based on quotes from real people, events, commercials, etc., just to be fun. She got me with a good one tonight. I said I love you, unconditionally .... unless you cheat on me. She said “That’s not gonna happen baby - I’ve...
Why Do I Keep Doing This?
By: spikegary • COLLABORATIVE ARTS FORUM • 13 Comments • 4 hours ago
The Short Answer is, because it's fun. A full explanation is a bit more complicated. No, I'm not talking about Blogging, Newstalkers, Social Media, etc...... My passion is snomwobiling. I'm invovled on the organizational side at pretty muxh every level. President of my local snowmobile club and actively involved as a volunteeer. A Director at the county level organization and...
A Liberal Version of the Ten Commandments
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 19 Comments • 5 hours ago
Characterizing modern liberalism as secular religion is commonplace today, although such a comparison amounts to a gross insult to Christianity, which has been the most frequent target of liberal⋅aults against religion, while Islam and other faiths have either been given a pass or even praised for their supposed virtues. Certainly equating liberalism with other profane systems...
The Results Are In and Liberals Don't Like The Results, So The Spin Is On
Via: old-school-marine • News & Politics • 57 Comments • 5 hours ago
Listen to Rod Rosenstein at the 3:33 mark: ACCORDING TO THE INDICTMENTS THE AMERICANS DID NOT KNOW THEY WERE COMMUNICATING WITH THE RUSSIANS Then at the 5:22 mark: THERE IS NO ALLEGATION IN THIS INDICTMENT THAT ANY AMERICAN WAS A KNOWING PARTICIPANT IN THIS ILLEGAL ACTIVITY. Then at the 5:29 mark: THERE IS NO ALLEGATION IN THE INDICTMENT THAT THE CHARGED CONDUCT ALTERED THE OUTCOME...
5 Things They Get Wrong About Christianity
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 164 Comments • 5 hours ago
Christianity is a great faith that has been integral to America’s success and so perhaps those of us that are Christians should spend a bit more time tackling the misperceptions about our faith that are out there. 1) Christianity Requires Us To Hate People We Disagree With: Christians have been instructed to love the sinner and hate the sin, which is good because we’re all sinners....
Capitalism Is Alive and Well
Via: heartland-american • News & Politics • 10 Comments • 5 hours ago
If you listen to the talking heads of the mainstream media, influential politicians like Senator Bernie Sanders, and left-wing publications and blogs, you'll be led to believe that capitalism is nothing more than a greedy, immoral, inefficient system that uses citizens to fatten corporations and government leaders. But when you step back, take a deep breath, and study the facts, it's...
Post your favorite Weapon Pics
By: uncle-bruce • News & Politics • 149 Comments • 6 hours ago
OOOOOOOOOOOOH Scary Guns! This is my AR Build. I'm using an 80% Lower that I had to complete machining. Because it was 80% completed, it didn't require FFL checks for purchase. Here you can see where I had to machine the trigger group. I've added a Magpul MOE M-Lok Handgaurd, with Fore Grip. This allows for side mounting of a tactical flashlight which gives me...
Debunking the Myth: Yes, a Good Guy with a gun CAN stop a Bad Guy with a Gun
Via: uncle-bruce • News & Politics • 6 Comments • 6 hours ago
This past Friday, an Uber driver with a permitted concealed handgun stopped what likely would have been a mass public shooting. Police arrived on the scene quickly, but the Uber driver had still already taken care of the situation before they arrived. From Mitch Dudek in the Chicago Sun-Times (April 2015): An Uber driver put his concealed carry permit to use Friday night when he...
The Emergence Of Our New Hero[ine] Class
By: docphil • News & Politics • 107 Comments • 6 hours ago
I am not writing this in order to incite any arguments. But as a professional who has worked with young people as a teacher, psychologist, university professor, and private therapist over a career that has spanned over 50 years, I do not know when I have had as much pride in a group of high school students as I have had in the students in Parkland, Florida. We frequently hear about...
By: TiG • Philosophy • 87 comments • 4 days ago
Theological discussions often turn ugly. A major contributing factor is our terminology. Theists seem to equate 'atheist' with 'evil' while atheists liken 'theist' with 'mindless follower'. We routinely use the terms atheist, agnostic and theist yet it is not clear they mean what we think they mean. Everyone is either a theist or an atheist in terms of belief in a deity (supreme being). A theist believes in one or more deities whereas an atheist believes in none.† Certainty Of Knowledge What about agnostic? The word agnostic refers to a measure of certainty of knowledge. Much like atheist counters theist in belief, agnostic counters gnostic in knowledge. Agnosticism has crept into descriptions of belief because most people realize that certainty is not supportable – one...
AGNOSTIC: Doubter or Somebody Who Does not Know?
By: calbab • Christianity • 212 comments • 4 days ago
DOUBTING THOMAS? MIDDLE PATH? MY LORD AND MY GOD! The focus of this article is on Agnostics and Agnosticism. Questions such as these came to me about a week ago as I watched prime-time evening news. Actually, I'd like to come back to this after a bit. Clarence Darrow, the famous lawyer and Agnostic wrote: "I am Agnostic as to the question of God. I think that it is...
We Must Be Americans First And Political Partisans Later
By: DocPhil • Politics • 49 comments • one month ago
It totally amazes me that there are actually people defending this president for using profanity to denigrate entire groups of people. The president's defenders are falling into two categories; those who state that adults use profanity and that we should all put on our big boy and big girl pants and suck it up, and those who are arguing that the president is saying only that which most...
By: TiG • Philosophy • 87 comments • 4 days ago
Theological discussions often turn ugly. A major contributing factor is our terminology. Theists seem to equate 'atheist' with 'evil' while atheists liken 'theist' with 'mindless follower'. We routinely use the terms atheist, agnostic and theist yet it is not clear they mean what we think they mean. Everyone is either a theist or an atheist in terms of belief in a deity (supreme being)....
By: TiG • Philosophy • 48 comments • 3 weeks ago
Ever conduct a thought experiment? The idea is to engage in highly disciplined speculation to explore questions whose answers are beyond our ability to confirm (or even test). It is an exercise in pure logic. One fascinating topic is existence itself. This is where we try to answer the question of how everything came about. To ideally put forth a proposal that explains -in the...
The One About FAITH
By: calbab • Service • 66 comments • 2 weeks ago
When the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on the earth? Luke 18:8 The Conversion of John Newton Captain John Newton wrote in his book, Thoughts Upon the African Slave Trade: With our ships, the great object is to be full. When the ship is there, it is thought desirable, she should take as many [slaves] as possible. The cargo of a vessel of a hundred tons, or little more, is calculated...
Finally spoken aloud
By: luther28 • Politics • 40 comments • 2 weeks ago
Well the cat is out of the bag as they say. Rand Paul opined aloud the hypocrisy of the GOP in regards to budget deficits. For the past nine years the GOP wrung their hands and gnashed their teeth over deficits by the past administration, yet over the past few months have tacked on another approximate two trillion dollars (most likely under estimated). What say ye, deficit hawks?
John Unlike Me - REVISED February 11, 2018.
By: calbab • Friendly relations • 6 comments • 4 weeks ago
John Unlike Me is a pseudonym, a symbol even, for a truly amazing man that I met during the post-modern 1990's. I had newly come to faith in God in the mid-90's and I was progressing through a six-week interval some of you may be conscious of or have observed in new believers: It is a stage most noticeable in men by a new found sense of hugging or embracing other men as a form of greeting. It...
Guide to the Tracker
By: TiG • TechMeta • 60 comments • 2 months ago
What is a Tracker? A tracker is a mechanism built within a discussion forum that tracks comment activity and presents a custom record of this tracking for each user. The tracker is based on the idea that each user wants to follow activity on one or more articles (a discussion or a blog). With a tracker, a user can quickly identify the new comments across all articles the user is following....
The One About Marriage
By: calbab • Friendly relations • 41 comments • 3 weeks ago
[Start the song now.] MARRY ME. I was offered a hand in marriage only once in my life. It was what I needed and I wanted it to be special and sacred. Certainly from the gaze in those eyes it would have been so. For just one moment, M., I stood there with you bold and naked publicly holding your hand, You could not know my hesitation, you being freer in spirit than I ever had. So I...
The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you've got it made.
By: Groucho • Humor and Politics • 10 comments • one month ago
"Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies." -- Groucho
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