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First: I'd like to wish a very Happy Independence Day to my fellow Americans. Remember that divide we fall, united we stand. Just sayin'. ;)Second: Happy Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati feast day. No, I'm n ... discuss

I like most holidays. They give us a chance to celebrate important people and events. It's just the celebrating part that sometimes gets to me.Fireworks that frighten the dog. Lots of people who ... discuss

These will be quick, spoiler-free reviews on a DVD and a couple of books on Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. If you want more info on them, feel free to ask me; fangirl is always looking for a reason to tal ... discuss

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotion ... discuss

Physician assisted suicide is now legal in some states, and may or not be soon in California. For those discouraged by such laws, whether they have been diagnosed with a terminal illness or not, and f ... discuss

He/she was! Until he/she wasn't! Now ain't that the funniest thing you ever heard of America? From Grumpy Elder - Feds 'deported' 900,000 illegals, but they remain in U.S. A few of the "little" det ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Chips made out of broccoli, chickpeas and kale. Wine-spiked ice cream. Popcorn that didn't quite fulfill its destiny. ... discuss

Last autumn, it happened. All of my fear, excitement, trepidation, dreaming, praying, hoping, and searching ended. I got my first job. It was a momentous occasion. A first job usually is. Ask almost ... discuss

I’m sure that you’ve probably heard of Paperback Swap by now, but I just had to share about it in case you haven’t. I love swapping books and finding things that our local libraries ... discuss

Abortion activists have assaulted a group of pro-life people in Albuquerque, New Mexico who set up a display of pro-life signs on an overpass bridge in order to share the pro-life perspective with mot ... discuss

CENTER LOVELL, Maine (AP) — Maine State Police and the attorney general's office say an innkeeper didn't violate state law in an essay contest in which her 210-year-old country inn was the prize. ... discuss

This upcoming Sunday, I will be preaching from Mark 6 on the death of John the Baptist.  As we consider how his head ended up on a platter, it provides an important commentary on the recent events w ... discuss

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — When Sacramento police arrested black activist Maile Hampton over her role in a Black Lives Matter protest in January, they didn't charge her with obstructing traffic, tres ... discuss

by Tom Balek, Contributing Author: In 1966 I was a junior high kid in small-town Montana when I got my first - and maybe most important - lesson in economics and personal finance.That year was a whirl ... discuss

I was never one for talking about serious topics. I was the shy, quiet, “I’ll handle it myself” kind of girl, denying that problems existed. I remember the lowest moment of my life ... discuss

The Christian Century magazine asked a lot of famous people "What books did most to shape your vocational attitude and your philosophy of life?" Here is C.S. Lewis's list, which he didn't explain.Of c ... discuss

I remember being outside the Supreme Court the day the Webster decision came down July 3, 1989. I met a young man that day who was about to enter the seminary. He is now a priest in the Archdiocese of ... discuss

Mark Steyn wrote:Even if one takes the somewhat reductive position that Canada as a sovereign entity dates only from the 1867 British North America Act or the 1931 Statute of Westminster, that would s ... discuss

On July 1, we honor Blessed Junipero Serra, a Franciscan priest and missionary, who converted thousands of native Americans.Miguel Jose Serra was born on the island of Majorca (Spain), on November 24, ... discuss

Mexican activists target Catholic cardinal with criminal complaints for opposing gay ‘marriage’.In other words, they want to criminalize the preaching of the Catholic faith on homosexuality and ga ... discuss

Do not use without permission.Originally posted July 5, 2013"I'm usually a fast reader. My Brother Pier Giorgio: His Last Days was supposed to be an easy read at only 120 pages. I should've finished i ... discuss

 Yesterday I woke up with a nagging sense of dread coupled with a little tinge of excitement.  The major task we were to undertake yesterday was "roaming".   Roaming is the act of ... discuss

I was surprised at how hard  the decision hit me. I was really hoping they'd go for truth and wouldn't let popular opinion sway them. I was surprised at how fervently I began praying for my count ... discuss

I have seen some Christians seemingly list a number of disclaimers prior to attempting to speaking the Gospel.I am not trying to judge...I love everyone... I hate the sin, but love the sinner...I am n ... discuss

On Thursday, the high court upheld the nationwide tax subsidies in the Affordable Care Act. But the justices didn't address the subsidy in insurance exchanges for elective abortions."The Government Ac ... discuss

Rome, Italy, Jun 30, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA).- More than 10 years ago, Joseph Prever found himself scouring the internet for anything that might help him: he was gay, Catholic, and confused. Resources w ... discuss

Everyone is sharing their thoughts on the Supreme Court’s recent decision to establish marriage as a right to any two people (regardless of gender). And from the intensity and number of both pos ... discuss

The Supreme Court’s ruling on gay “marriage” has caused many Christians to press the panic button.  Social media outlets were flooded with words of despair on Friday of last week ... discuss

Read more at NewsBusters | Does Chris Matthews not get hyperbole? Back behind the desk at Hardball tonight after a few days off, the MSNBC host didn't seem to get that presidential candidate Bobby Jin ... discuss

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The former dean of the University of Iowa law school didn't commit illegal political discrimination when she passed over a conservative lawyer for teaching jobs, a jury ruled ... discuss

It’s summer. Well, at least for most of us. We have maybe two weeks left of tidying up and tying loose homeschool ends and we are DONE with 11th grade for my teens, Kindergarten for the 6 year ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, a mother of two girls and her unborn baby boy died just days after she was diagnosed with breast cancer. The woman, Kelly Dodgson, was thrilled when she found out she was expect ... discuss

Fourteen Things Laudato Si Says. Nine Things It Does Not Say.Rebecca Hamilton has a nice, succinct look at Laudato Si for those of us who haven't read it yet. Or for those who let their eyes only ligh ... discuss

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — A defense psychiatrist who found James Holmes was insane when he killed 12 people in an attack on a suburban Denver movie theater testified Friday that he made his decision ... discuss

Now’s the Time To End Tax Exemptions for Religious Institutions | TIME div> ... discuss

Solemnity of Saints Peter and Paul(Click here for readings)By KATIE GROSSWhen Jesus went into the region of Caesarea Philippihe asked his disciples,“Who do people say that the Son of Man is ... discuss

WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Jada Pinkett Smith wasn't exactly sure what she was getting into when she signed on for "Magic Mike XXL," but she certainly didn't expect to come out of a movie about m ... discuss

If you think the American Psychiatric Association and the American Psychological Association removed homosexuality from the list of mental disorders in 1973 based on sound scientific study and researc ... discuss

So I just returned from a lovely vacation out in Colorado and I left my cell phone in Indiana and didn't get online for two weeks, and it was glorious!Of course, as I've been away, the SCOTUS came dow ... discuss

BET Awards co-host Anthony Anderson brought on the laughs when he dressed as singer Sam Smith, who won best new artist Sunday but didn't attend the awards show. ... discuss

"Why would a guy want to marry a guy?" When the scene from this 1959 movie, "Some Like It Hot", was first shown, audiences roared at this line. The idea of a guy marrying a guy was absurd and thinka ... discuss

MONTREAL (AP) — Carli Lloyd's career is defined by big moments. ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — Kanye West declared himself "the greatest living rock star on the planet" at Britain's Glastonbury festival. But that didn't prevent a prankster from invading the rapper's performance ... discuss

Been doing some research for a project I am working on weekends and came across this article from The Divine Mercy Publication in 2007...a great reminder of the amazing mercy of God!.... 'More Gra ... discuss

So much has happened since I last updated you on my life and apostolate! I returned June 12 from my three-week European speaking tour, and my heart is full of gratitude as I look back upon the wonderf ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Firefighters investigating a reported petroleum stench at a California beach last month didn't take long to find a spill — oil was spreading across the sand and into the surf. T ... discuss

MALONE, N.Y. (AP) — The latest on the hunt for two inmates who escaped from a maximum-security prison (all times local): ... discuss

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A federal judge won't punish a Kansas judge who didn't show up for jury duty in federal court. ... discuss

by Kelli A parting note from Kelli: Fifteen years ago, I heard Jill Stanek, who was still relatively unknown at the time, tell her story about her experiences at Christ Hospital. At the time, I was ... discuss

TweetWhat motivated you to join the pro-life movement? What continues to motivate you?I saw an image of a victim of abortion and decided I couldn't stay silent. I didn't know that that was aborti ... discuss

It’s a new notion to make abortion “funny”: draw a graphic novel about abortion that doesn’t actually show an abortion. Because, well, the sight of baby remains is anything but. Hailed as the ... discuss

  He didn’t fight for slavery; he fought for his birthplace and home I by no means could care less about the confederate flag, I’ve seen morons using it as racial symbolism rather tha ... discuss

“…confidence in their children is an element of the masterly inactivity which I venture to propose to parents as a ‘blue teapot’ for them ‘to live up to'” It took ... discuss

I was asked by a brother in the Lord to share an article which was originally posted on our expired message board, so I thought I would post it here.  It is an excerpt from The Dwelling Place of ... discuss

The problems we face today are there because the people who work for a living are outnumbered by those who vote for a living. Great and very perceptive article! It really goes to the core of change in ... discuss

The Confederate flag: a mixed historyFrom Church MilitantBy Richard DucayneGoogle is world-renowned for having anything and everything on its website, but the best-known symbol of the Confederate Sta ... discuss

by Paul Jacob, Contributing Author: How can the U. S. save $2.5 billion a year, reduce the federal workforce by 4,000 hires, and engage in a symbolic act of undoubted patriotism, all at the same time? ... discuss

Vatican City, Jun 25, 2015 / 03:31 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia sees a providential link between September’s World Meeting of Families and October’s Synod ... discuss

In 2014, Megan Boler noticed that her newborn son’s head was a little unusually shaped. According to ABC News, initially she thought that her child had just followed her family’s tradition of havi ... discuss

In an opinion which deals a heavy blow to our foundational separation of powers, the Supreme Court ruled 6-3 today in King v. Burwell that the federal government could give out Affordable Care Act tax ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - June 25, 2015The House reconvened at 9 AM today. Bills which may be considered:H.R. 1735 - "To authorize appropriations for fiscal year 2016 for military activities of the ... discuss

“Be true to your heart.” “BeYOUtiful.” “Do what makes you happy.” “Just be yourself.” We’ve all heard them. The self esteem pep talks about lovin ... discuss

In 2010, the bodies of two newborns led to the discovery of the worst case of infanticide in modern French history. The Daily News reports that 51-year-old Dominique Cottrez hid her pregnancies from h ... discuss

An Indiana abortionist who failed to properly report the rapes of two 13-year-old girls to authorities in a timely manner and who ran a dilapidated abortion clinic has loses his bid to dismiss the cas ... discuss

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Public records obtained by The Associated Press show investigators had a hard time believing a Utah man didn't know his wife killed six of their babies and stored them in their ga ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jun 25, 2015 / 04:02 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A few months ago, several writers opened up a conversation they felt was long overdue in a book titled “Selfish, Shallow, and Self-Absorb ... discuss

I get tweaked occasionally because I speak out against various evils/sins I see in our world. Don judge. Don't offend. Mind your own business.Now, one can go too far, certainly, and can be unnece ... discuss

After a long line of racially fueled events that have swept our nation including police shootings and city-wide violence, Charleston, South Carolina enters the stage.  It’s like a strange chap ... discuss

"Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere." ~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Dr. Alvita King: Ever wondered who convinces medical students, health care providers, doctors and the like to ab ... discuss

 The more I learn about Marco Rubio, the more I get excited about him and his chances to not only win the Republican primary, but to win the presidency in 2016.Some articles that I have found rec ... discuss

by Gary Bauer, Contributing Author: You've seen the stories. Sensitive personal information on millions of U.S. government employees has been compromised in a massive Chinese hack. There is widesprea ... discuss

The fool says in his heart, “There is no God.” They are corrupt, they do abominable deeds, there is none who does good. – Psalm 14:1 Fred Butler, of Hip and Thigh, returns for his second ep ... discuss

I don't remember if the idea of writing a Spanish-language blog really stuck while praying the Rosary last night or if it stuck this morning after morning prayers but, after years (yes, years) of ente ... discuss

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker said Wednesday he didn't initially offer his opinion on whether the Confederate flag should be taken down from the Capitol grounds in South Carolina ... discuss

According to Business Insider, prior to stopping the selling of the Conferate battle flag at 2:30 PM Eastern time today, sales of the Confederate battle flag had shot up 4,000% over the p ... discuss

I love that Cowper had a pet hare he loved so much. I also love that he didn't sugar-coat the hare's personality. Sounds a right old crochety fellow, he does.Epitaph on a Hare by William CowperHere li ... discuss

The South Carolina legislature is working to pass a 20-week abortion ban that will not include rape or incest exceptions; however it will have an exception. Dr. Robert Ridgeway, democrat representativ ... discuss

Wow, it's been awhile since I've had a chance to post here. We took a three week road trip out to California for Ria's college graduation, which was a lovely event and really a great, but crazy trip. ... discuss

Southern Invasion and undermining American Sovereignty   Why must we spend so much effort at so much expense to American culture to cater to every immigrant these days? This is a nation of immigr ... discuss

By Sarah Reinhard | “I don’t love NFP. I don’t think that it’s a magical cure-all that every couple must embrace in order to achieve full humanity. And I wish that I didn ... discuss

Patricia McKissack is a writer for everybody. She’s long been one of my favourite children’s authors. If I could make everybody sit down and listen to a good read aloud of Flossie and the ... discuss

Monday of the twelfth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By FAITH NOAHThe following post was published originally on “See you in the Eucharist.”Those five wor ... discuss

I LOVE Saint Thomas More. For many reasons, chiefly among them? He cracks me up. Do you know that, prior to being beheaded for treason, he carefully moved his beard from the block, gravely (but I'll b ... discuss

Charleston’s response to the vile Roof and his murderous rampage has been gracious, lovely, humbling, inspiring, and a model to the rest of the nation, myself included.  According to the guardi ... discuss

Public Domain pic from 2009From Daily Kos:Bush took the Stupidest Man of the Year Award and for the second time in the history of the two-year-old awards won the Stupidity Award for Reckless Endangerm ... discuss

By the middle of Henry VIII's reign, the white meats — that is, dairy products — were considered common fare and people from all classes would eat meat whenever they could get it.Clarissa Dickson ... discuss

Hockey legend Gordie Howe was in the headlines this year for his remarkable recovery from a stroke after a stem cell treatment in Tijuana, Mexico. Initially the reports indicated that Howe was treated ... discuss

I’ve been eating, breathing, and sleeping photography lately, so when I got invited to be an affiliate for this sale to share this amazing package of digital photography tips for everyone from ... discuss

My fatherHoward PickupI can across a video called Tell Them Now, called "Tell Them Now" in honour of Father's Day. You can see it below.  The video's title struck me. You see, when I was sixteen ... discuss

The week leading up to Mother's Day, I was in South Carolina with my sister-in-law for a few days. The weather was gorgeous and even though we had important matters to attend to, we also had our fair ... discuss

So the fam and I went to the drive-in last night (yes there are still drive-ins).  It's always (at least) a two-show affair which started last night with Inside Out followed by Avengers Age of U ... discuss

Fort Wayne, Ind., Jun 20, 2015 / 04:02 pm (CNA).- Ever since entering the Church 27 years ago, theologian Lance Richey had always known about the Catholic social activist Dorothy Day in passing. R ... discuss

Scroll down to the bottom to see the little image thingie I created today  in honor of Blynken and Nod, who demonstrated this truth yet again today. I’ve been reorganizing my craft-room big ti ... discuss

I know some of y'all have noticed that I haven't been on Twitter much recently and that -- aside from a tweet I sent out yesterday about Twitter notifying me that someone had attempted to (repeatedly) ... discuss

MARY WRITES: At my school, our basketball teams rarely win games. This past season we didn’t win any games, and last year we only won one game. In past years, people have had really negative a ... discuss

Saturday of the Eleventh Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings)By JENNIFER BURGINTherefore, that I might not become too elated, a thorn in the flesh was given to me, an angel of Satan, ... discuss

LOXAHATCHEE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a South Florida man who didn't want a bank to sell his foreclosed home tried to blow it up using a bowling ball as an explosive. ... discuss

Jerusalem, Israel, Jun 19, 2015 / 11:45 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Catholic leaders have been joined by Israeli leaders in their concerned reaction to Thursday's attack on a church located on the Sea of Gal ... discuss

[A quick note about terminology: you'll hear me place people into two subgroups, “trans” and “cis”. “Trans,” of course, means transgender people. “Cis” is the opposite of trans – it' ... discuss

Those of you who, like me, have a wood fire will know that different woods burn hotter than others, some spit and some give a long slow burn. Medieval cooks knew a lot about wood in all its various ca ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — Unemployment rates rose in 25 U.S. states last month, driven higher in many cases by more people who began looking for work but didn't immediately find jobs. ... discuss

BREAKING: Schellnhuber Appointed to Pontifical Academy of ScienceWhy exactly would the pope select an atheist and a population control guru to sit on a pontifical council? If somebody can't even get t ... discuss

There is a story of St. Francis on e time becoming the target of a porter's abuse, with the porter accusing him of all sort of things, and calling him names. St. Francis did not ar ... discuss

This was sent to me by a DEMOCRAT who has been reading my website since 2006. Today he sent me an email and said because of this article by Dr. Krauthammer will, without a doubt, vote Republican in t ... discuss

Photo thanks to FreeImages.*Swallows are much on my mind of late. They love our porches, view them as prime real estate.We always let them build in front. Why? I don't know. The front of the house sho ... discuss

In Australia, Bree O’Malley was thrilled to find out she was pregnant with triplets, especially since she had previously suffered five miscarriages. Due to Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, Endometriosis ... discuss

You didn't hear Pope Francis embrace traditional marriage? There's a reason. The press that previously embraced him didn't like his comments so they gave it scant coverage.See comment below by Terry M ... discuss

And now for something completely different. Let's take a glance at some mainstream news coverage of that other recent pronouncement by Pope Francis, the one that didn't get very much ink.Why is that? ... discuss

During the debate between Gregg Cunningham and T Russell Hunter on the question of Incrementalism vs Immediatism, a particular abolitionist asked a question at the 2:13:35 mark (link to that timesta ... discuss

If on Facebook, join the discussion at FairTaxNationBob McDowell, Contributing Author: The (only) daily newspaper in Tulsa, now owned by a Berkshire Hathaway subsidiary, has a section on things in yea ... discuss

The summer months cause me to reflect upon the beginning of Lily's life and legacy and the time that I got pregnant with her and my life was turned upside down in the best way possible.When I got preg ... discuss

Some in the conservative movement seem confused by the rush to legalize marijuana. Maybe we should run with the crowd, these folks are asking themselves. Maybe we’ll be more popular with the you ... discuss

Love, Tolerance, and the Making of Distinctions Very Rev. Robert Barron  Last week, I wrote a piece on Bruce Jenner’s transformation into Caitlyn Jenner. I argued that the manner in which J ... discuss

This is too much.  On June 12th, the Washington Post published a self-defeating piece by Jill Filipovic which used the examples of a politician who lost by 26%, a movie that flopped despite inord ... discuss

LONDON (AP) — Michelle Obama didn't show up empty-handed when she met Prince Harry for tea at Kensington Palace in London during an official visit to Britain. ... discuss

Dr. Thomas Sowellby Dr. Thomas Sowell: The political left has come up with a new buzzword: "micro-aggression."Professors at the University of California at Berkeley have been officially warned against ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: On Friday, Congress disrupted President Obama's plan for a sweeping transfer of U.S. sovereignty to an unaccountable group of foreign busybodies. Hurrah for the stalwart Americans ... discuss

(In reply to the article found here...)After reading Scott Klusendorf's article, When Perfection Kills, I began to wonder how his arguments would look in a different, yet very familiar context. Here i ... discuss

Thanks Jim! The Truth (according to Truth or The Baltimore Sun didn’t publish “The Black Dilemma” editorial. The editorial was published in September 2014 by American Renaissance, ... discuss

More than 2 hours of testimony were heard at the Tennessee Legislature last week as members of the state Senate Health Committee met in special session to study SB 1362 by state Senator Reginald Tat ... discuss

Last week, I wrote a piece on Bruce Jenner's transformation into Caitlyn Jenner. I argued that the manner in which Jenner spoke of his transition reflected a Gnostic anthropology, which is repugnant ... discuss

This is really must reading (and watching).  Seriously. Listen to the sanctimonious totalitarianism from people who think of themselves as liberal (and Richard Nixon). They don’t underline it, ... discuss

(In reply to the article found here...) Tuta is a governmental adviser in a wealthy Middle East nation where hundreds of thousands of Hebrew men, women, and children are submitted to grueling labor wi ... discuss

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mindy Kaling agreed to voice a character in Pixar's latest film based on nothing more than an illustration. But she didn't even need that. ... discuss

Charles Spurgeon, often referred to as the “Prince of Preachers” died in January of 1892.  Although he has been gone from this earth for a long time, he remains very much present in serm ... discuss

In 1999, Joy Veron was paralyzed in an accident that saved her children’s lives. She and her three young children, Anna, Chloe and Elliott, were vacationing in Colorado when the unthinkable happened ... discuss

Yesterday I preached from Mark’s gospel account of the resurrection of Jairus’ daughter.  As we look at the text of Mark 5:21-43, we see the scene unfold through the perspective that was ... discuss

Thursday of the Tenth Week in Ordinary Time(Click here for readings) By SOPHIE DRUFFNERTherefore, if you bring your gift to the altar,and there recall that your brotherhas anything against you,le ... discuss

I made these last week because I found a large bag of green beans at the grocer’s, marked down to about .40 a lb.  Of course, I had to toss enough that I actually payed closer to .60 a lb, and ... discuss

5-The Rising Road (1933-1939)There have been 3 presidents who were larger than the office they inherited.  One was Washington, who fairly invented the office; there was Lincoln who preserved the ... discuss

Credit:  www.thelocal.deWhen I was growing up in the 50's and 60's, Catholic churches were packed every week for Sunday Mass. There were 5 to 6 Masses or more, and the pews were filled for all of ... discuss

EUTAW, Ala. (AP) — Jim Sterling didn't know what had hit his 156-year-old antebellum home when an earthquake struck Alabama's old plantation region early one morning last November. Startled, he grab ... discuss

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A Louisiana company is recalling some stuffed chickens sold nationwide because the label didn't show wheat, a potential allergen. ... discuss

I recently made an appearance on the Atheist Analysis podcast to talk about stem cell research and cloning. In this podcast I decided to focus on non-religious reasons for my position since I was talk ... discuss

Join the other Quicktakers at This Ain't the Lyceum. 1.  Noah' s "radical clavicle" is well on the mend. His orthopedic surgeon saw him today and told him that he didn't need to come back any more, ... discuss

I happen to be a lawyer, and on occasion I come across abortion-related cases in the course of completely unrelated research. I thought this one might be of interest to you. Let’s go back in ti ... discuss

She’s troubled. She needs help. She’s a liar.  All of these things could be true.  Her parents and her uni background bio all say she’s an artist.     She graduated from ... discuss

In the United Kingdom, a woman who suffered eight miscarriages and an ectopic pregnancy has welcomed a healthy son. The 33-year-old mother, Laura Jeyes, told the Daily Mail that she’s speaking out a ... discuss

They got caught in traffic and rain, so they didn’t make it home in time to greet their 11 year old. They called him, and he played basketball in the yard for 90 minutes.  Somebody called the p ... discuss

The mission of Ohio Right to Life is to protect every innocent human life from conception until natural death–regardless of race, sex, or any chromosomal distinction. (Isn’t it interesting ... discuss

PARIS (AP) — Prosecutor: Doctors felt Germanwings co-pilot was not fit to fly, but didn't tell employers. ... discuss

Read the whole post before you begin.  As with most foods, especially Asian style recipes, it really helps to set your equipment and ingredients out first. This recipe calls for Hoisin sauce, which I ... discuss I need hoisin sauce and didn’t have any, I looked for some whole30 compliant recipes online- just to make it harder.=) This one uses sunbu ... discuss

WASHINGTON (AP) — The engineer driving an Amtrak train wasn't using his cellphone to talk, text or download data just before the train derailed in Philadelphia last month, safety investigators said ... discuss

Incidentally, although the Cistercians did much to improve the quality of sheep, the animal remained much smaller than its modern descendants; as late as the early eighteenth century a sheep wasn't mu ... discuss

Classic Ezra. Vaguely reminiscent of Mike Wallace confronting the bad guys (of course the latter didn't hand out petitions.)I wasn't engaged in this topic before this video. I am now. I am disgusted h ... discuss

I once had a neighbor, a wonderful Lutheran Christian. We used to walk together around our neighborhood chatting about anything or nothing. One day (I don't remember how it came up.) he mentioned that ... discuss

MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Scott Hogan wanted to know why his batch of potential volunteers was "ready for Hillary." The campaign staffer didn't get the answer he wanted, but it was enough to get the con ... discuss

ATLANTA (AP) — Nick Cannon remembers spending about $100,000 to film a pilot starring emerging comedian Kevin Hart, hoping to gauge interest with TV networks that didn't understand the show's concep ... discuss

by Phyllis Schlafly: Hillary Clinton has laid out her game plan for winning back the White House for herself and her husband next year. Let's hope Republicans were paying attention.She apparently deci ... discuss

by Susie Allen, host of the blog, Pro-Life in TN, and Kelli Americans United for Life applauds Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin, who “signed into a law a groundbreaking, pro-life measure that passed ... discuss

An unborn baby reportedly lived for 30 minutes after a woman in Alabama took a drug that can cause an abortion by inducing a miscarriage. Kenlissa Jones, 23, now faces murder charges in the death of t ... discuss

Bill Gates is the well-respected genius behind Microsoft. But he didn’t do everything right. He recently told a computer journal that he had made a mistake in developing the Crtl-Alt-Delete seri ... discuss

The actress, Kate Mulgrew, has had a long career extending back to the mid-1970s when she had her first major role on an ABC daytime drama called “Ryan’s Hope.” Mulgrew’s New Y ... discuss

I was a girl in a land where rifles are fired in celebration of a son, while daughters are hidden away behind a curtain, their role in life simply to prepare food and give birth to children.I was name ... discuss

  What not to do is actually pretty simple, because Miss Mason gave us a very specific set of bad examples and horrible warnings in volume 1.  I repost it below, adapted, paraphrased, and even ... discuss

Rising Strong by Brené BrownMy rating: 3 of 5 starsThe physics of vulnerability is simple: If we are brave enough often enough, we will fall. The author of the #1 New York Times bestsellers Daring Gr ... discuss

Siblings of Abortion “I was by now in my mid-thirties and started to realize that my two children didn't have any cousins besides the two other children of my husband's younger sister.  ... discuss

It was a dark, stormy, night. The Marine was on his first assignment, and it was guard duty.A General stepped out taking his dog for a walk. The nervous young Private snapped to attention, made a perf ... discuss

It’s time again for the annual ‘Stella Awards’! For those unfamiliar with these awards, they are named after 81-year-old Stella Liebeck who spilled hot coffee on herself and succes ... discuss

“Bullying the Bully”2nd Sunday after PentecostJune 7th, 2015Messiah Lutheran Church, Keller, TexasMark 3:20-35These scribes had come from Jerusalem, and they were trouble.  Perhaps it was to ... discuss

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — A top European Union official said that Greece's creditors didn't deliver a take-it-or-leave-it ultimatum to end the standoff over the country's international bailout, disputin ... discuss

A C-Span tweeter mentioned being suspicious of anything starting with words like Patriot and NSA and I agree. Activists and politicians intent on running our lives have long found it effective to cloa ... discuss

American Sniper is a great book. It explains how a war should be fought and what a real hero looks like. It is easy. Obama is not a hero. He has never put his life on the line and he never will. And t ... discuss

CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyrie Irving didn't waste a moment in starting his recovery for next season, rushing back from the NBA Finals to have surgery on his left knee. ... discuss

ELMAU, Germany (AP) — A top European Union official says Greece's creditors didn't deliver the country a "take-it-or-leave-it" ultimatum to end their standoff over its international bailout. ... discuss

I have tried to transcribe most of this sermon by Sy Rogers for those who need closed captioning. It’s not a professional effort, and it would be better if there were cc, because then the words ... discuss

NEW YORK (AP) — Drake didn't have a band, but the feverish audience at Governors Ball played along like they were onstage with the multiplatinum rapper Friday night. ... discuss

    The U.S. government tried to recruit members of the Taliban Five as assets, so they could gather intelligence and the U.S. could influence their future actions, Fox News has learned. The eff ... discuss

PHOENIX (AP) — It didn't take much rain to set a record in Phoenix. ... discuss

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