Eric Florack on September 16th, 2012

Back along about the end of 2006, during a Christmas break, I wrote an extended piece about Islam and some of the problems in the world with relation to it. I’ll post it here, because I think it’;s ideas are still of import, and particularly because it is important to the extended discussion I’m about […]

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davidl on September 1st, 2012

You are looking at the face of evil. If you one to believe in the Devil, this may be his face, from Andrew Vitelli , Victoria Cavaliere and Larry Mcshane, New York Daily News: In an interview with the National Catholic Register, the Rev. Benedict Groeschel, former head of the Office of Spiritual Development for […]

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davidl on August 8th, 2012

Decisions are just so difficult, especially when you lack any moral compass, from Fox News: When it comes to gays and the Boy Scouts, President Barack Obama and the youth organization he serves as honorary president have agreed to disagree. The White House on Wednesday said Obama opposes the youth organization’s recently reaffirmed policy of […]

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davidl on August 1st, 2012

It appears the liberal attack on Chick-Fil-A is another epic failure, from Anne Sorock, Legal Insurrection: Some of you asked just what the scene’s like on Chick-fil-A appreciation day in Chicago, home to #ChicagoValues, and the city at the heart of the controversy over Chick-fil-A after our mayor congratulated an alderman in shutting the company […]

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davidl on July 6th, 2012

Who would have thought that in the enlightened Twenty First Century,  some persons small of mind, but some large of butt, would attempt to mix race, religion and politics, fromom Meagan Clark, Daily Caller: A pastor has upset the townspeople of Winfield, Alabama by holding a conference for white Christians, complete with Confederate flags, Ku […]

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davidl on May 21st, 2012

from Robert Reich, San Francisco Chronicle: Wall Street’s immorality crux of crisis Some want the 2012 election to be about regulating America’s bedrooms. But it really ought to be about regulating the nation’s boardrooms. Let me translate Riech speak into plain English. When Riech says some, he means imaginary voices in his head.   Proof, while […]

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davidl on January 13th, 2012

Who knew piss was offensive?  The hyperbolic over reaction to the Marine0s’ short arm salute has me well pissed, from, Wikipedia: Piss Christ is a 1987 photograph by artist and photographerAndres Serrano. It depicts a small plastic crucifix submerged in a glass of the artist’s urine. The piece was a winner of the Southeastern Center […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2011

fFrom Joel Stegel, ABC News: Critics of President Obama felt little holiday cheer after the president did not thank God in his Thanksgiving-themed weekly Internet address. They immediately took to Twitter and the Internet to voice anger and disbelief. “Holy cow! Is that one screwed up or what?” columnist Sherman Frederick of the Las Vegas […]

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davidl on May 24th, 2011

We got Pawlenty, from Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller: Tim Pawlenty announced his candidacy for president in Iowa Monday afternoon under the banner of ‘truth,’ presenting himself as someone whose campaign would not just be made of empty promises, and who will instead be willing to tell the truth, even if it makes him unpopular. To […]

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davidl on January 16th, 2011

Lunacy, from Susie Madrak Democracy Now: We speak with Tucson shooting survivor Eric Fuller. A 63-year-old disabled veteran, Fuller had campaigned for Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her reelection campaign and was at the supermarket in Tucson on Saturday to meet with her. He was shot in the knee and also wounded in the […]

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davidl on January 10th, 2011

Christina-Taylor Green, from Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star: Aspiring politician Christina-Taylor Green was born in the midst of tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, and died Saturday morning while trying to meet Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The strong-willed 9-year-old third-grader had gone to meet Giffords with a neighbor when she was shot. She died later at University […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2010

Atheists crisis of faith, frmo Amanda Knief, Secular: Atheists Excluded from Mayor-Elect Gray’s Inauguration Humanist Celebrant Denied Equal Time at Ecumenical Prayer Service Atheists, agnostics, humanists, and other nontheistic Washington, D.C. residents will have no representation at Mayor-Elect Vincent Gray’s first official inaugural event—an ecumenical prayer service entitled “One City … Praying Together” at 8 […]

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davidl on November 28th, 2010

Religion of Peace, Tim Fought and Nedra Pickler, Associated Press: PORTLAND, Ore. – A Somali-born teenager plotted “a spectacular show” of terrorism for months, saying he didn’t mind that children would die if he bombed a crowded Christmas tree-lighting ceremony, according to a law-enforcement official and court documents. Give an infidel sanctuary, and instead of […]

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davidl on November 26th, 2010

Religion of Peace: Islambad, Pakistan (CNN) — Two prominent Pakistani Muslim leaders threatened Wednesday to call for nationwide protests if the president pardons a Christian woman sentenced to death for insulting the Muslim prophet Mohammed. “If the president pardons Asia Bibi, we will raise our voices across the country until he is forced to take […]

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