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Tamara asked:... did you ever have a child who *wanted* to do things like pre-reading worksheets? And if so, did you just let that be while it lasted? That's a great question, and the answer is, ... discuss

By EDWARD PENTIN | CASERTA, Italy — Pope Francis made a private visit to Caserta on Monday, his second trip to the southern Italian city in three days. The purpose of this visit was to me ... discuss

Caserta, Italy, Jul 28, 2014 / 04:27 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- During his visit Monday to an evangelical Christian community in Caserta, Pope Francis said the Holy Spirit creates diversity and unity in the ... discuss

Well here's a charge I haven't heard before.  The blogger at Meditatio  writes: As I’m “homeschooling” right now, I’m kind of looking suspiciously at some homeschooling moms who ... discuss

Mexico’s ruling class is deeply complicit in the current border crisis—as is our own. Until we address “friendly fire”, we cannot win on the front line. Mexico could be the twenty-first cent ... discuss

A troubled Kansas City abortion facility, Central Family Medical, also known as Aid For Women, announced on its website that it has ceased operations effective July 26, 2014, stating that its abortion ... discuss

Pope Francis has met privately with Evangelical pastor and friend Rev. Giovanni Traettino in Caserta, southern Italy. After the private visit this morning with the friend he’s known ... discuss

(Language Warning) When TMZ caught up with comedian Joan Rivers Thursday outside of LAX she unleashed an emotional rant on the Israeli and Palestinian conflict, screaming, "You are all insan ... discuss

This article was written by Audrey Cole and published in the Calgary Herald on July 22 under the title: Living through war made us value life more.Audrey ColeI wonder why discussion of end of life opt ... discuss

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose Network Neutrality.   Their response to these clear de ... discuss

The American Farm Bureau Federation launched a national campaign to inform people why the Clean Water Act should be ‘ditched.’ (Photo: American Farm Bureau Fed. Facebook) by Daren Bakst, ... discuss

Watch Obamacare Architect Jonathan Gruber Admit in 2012 That Subsidies Were Limited to State-Run Exchanges Why should you care? Who exactly is Gruber and what difference does it make? 1. “Earlie ... discuss

By Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: For years now I have been saying that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) must be eliminated and its powers given to the fifty states, all of which,have the ... discuss

Rowena met Roger when she was a teen and knew he was the man for her and they ultimately married when they were 21 years old. Both agreed they never wanted to have children, so when Rowena became preg ... discuss

By Edward Pentin | Pope Francis received in private audience this afternoon Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese Christian woman who was jailed and sentenced to death by a sharia court in Khartoum for & ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 24, 2014 / 04:23 am (CNA/EWTN News).- With a national student loan debt of slightly more than $1 trillion, American colleges may have to start re-thinking the way they do business. ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 23, 2014The House reconvened today at 10 AM. The House will consider today:H.R. 3136 — "To establish a demonstration program for competency-based education."H.R. 4 ... discuss

--An article came out yesterday about how 11 of the parents of the kidnapped Nigerian girls have died. Seven of the fathers were killed while in the village of Kautakari by Islamic extremists, and th ... discuss

The liberal 9th Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a case yesterday that alleges the Planned Parenthood abortion business defrauded the state of California out of hundreds of millions of dollars by ov ... discuss

    Biased pro-choice activism wrapped “in the guise of ... discuss

So proud, so proud, but unfortunately he had a very busy schedule yesterday Obama Schedule || Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - by Keith Koffler - White House Dossier Apollo 11 representatives to recognize t ... discuss

On July 23, the Church celebrates the feast of St. Bridget (Birgitta) of Sweden, who was a widow and Third Order Franciscan (1303 – 1373). She is one of the most prominent women of the Christian Mid ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 22, 2014The House reconvened at Noon.  Bills anticipated to be considered today:H.R. 1022 — "To develop an energy critical elements program, to amend the Natio ... discuss

 Fairfax, Va.— Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement praising the decision of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia i ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 22, 2014 / 04:49 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican has released Pope Francis’ schedule for the first of this two-day trip to the Italian city of Caserta, where he will later mee ... discuss

By Don DeMarco, Ph. D.  On April 6, 1993, the fiftieth anniversary of the uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto, the then Pope John Paul II delivered a most inspirational message: “As Christians and Jews, ... discuss

by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: Watching left-wing organizations lose their wits denouncing conservatives is always fun and particularly if you know one of their targets. In my case, that woul ... discuss

 Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has already been twice unanimously rebuked by the D.C. Circuit Court in previous attempts to impose network neutral ... discuss

The Vatican has released the program of Pope Francis' visit to the Italian city of Caserta this Saturday. The Pope, who will be visiting over two days 26 and 28 July, split up into private and publ ... discuss

by Newt Gingrich: Mr. McDonald,Congratulations on your nomination to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs. As a good citizen you have agreed to take on one of the most demanding and important job ... discuss

Contrary to popular political theory and the hopes and wishes of millions of Republican voters, not to mention the strategic blunder of the Republican National Committee (RNC), I predict that without ... discuss

About 20 rockets suspected of being stashed by Islamist terrorists in Gaza were discovered inside of a United Nations-run school located in the Gaza Strip, according to Middle Eastern news reports. ... discuss

This is one of those recurring social debates and issues that seem to pop up quite frequently in one form or another. As a male it’s a bit of a delicate topic to openly muse about. But rarely ha ... discuss

Justice Sotomayer asserts: “Courts are still supreme”by Dr. Tom Askew, Presidential Prayer Team: In the latest of what is certain to be a series of Supreme Court tests of the Religious Freedom Res ... discuss

In the 2000s, the Democratic Senate leader and former KKK Kleagle Robert Byrd (WV), dropped the n-word twice in national news interview. Never mind that the democratic party choose a former KKK Kleagl ... discuss

History was made this weekend.The United States of America achieved an incredible feat, probably the most phenomenal achievement in human history - man on the moon. The astronauts returned home safely ... discuss

From: drude Sent: Wednesday, July 16, 2014 Subject: "Thanks for your service Captain, and don't let the door hit you on the way out." BHO"The latest from the miserable excuse for a 'Commander-in- ... discuss

“It is confessed, that private justice, or the abstinence from the properties of others, is a most cardinal virtue…” David Hume But Progressives have turned virtue on its head by ima ... discuss

This is UNBELIEVABLE. I wouldn’t believe it if I didn’t see it. Yesterday, police in Jackson, Mississippi, stood idly by as vandals systematically stole signs right in front of them that h ... discuss

HT: Jill StanekA cheery little web site invites women to Early Options, ta private New York medical practice specializing in abortions -- specifically abortions up to 9 weeks of gestation, or 7 weeks ... discuss

Bowe Bergdahl (on left) and a Taliban friend by Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: There are few military crimes worse than desertion to the enemy short of outright treason by giving them aid and comf ... discuss

 Iris Stevens, Letter to the Editor: Single-payer disaster - "It's a slippery slope we're headed down, and it only further solidifies my belief that the Affordable Care Act should have been desig ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 17, 2014The House reconvened at 9:00 AM today and moved immediately to consider taking up H.R. 4719 — "To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to permanently e ... discuss

Abortion giant Planned Parenthood has announced that a local ice cream parlor has created an ice cream just for them. No it will not be called Blood and Scream! The announcement was made on the Planne ... discuss

Is the government buying the bishops' support (and their silence)?Read the complete article here. And I found this a particularly interesting bit:Catholic Charities is running a fundraising campaign t ... discuss

Matt Lauer gives The Captain love. Derek Jeter has been a darned good ballplayer; but the media hype surrounding his final appearance at the All-Star Game transformed him into a god. Is progressive gu ... discuss

The Vatican has confirmed that Pope Francis will visit the city of Italian city of Caserta on 26 and 28 July, splitting the visit into private and public events. In a statement, the Holy See Pr ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 17, 2014 / 07:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican confirmed today that Pope Francis will travel twice to the city where an evangelical pastor from Buenos Aires is living in order to ... discuss

On Friday Republican leaders in the North Carolina legislature petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to review a decision by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit that barred the state from issuin ... discuss

--I'm not sure why I have a thing for war movies, but I do.  I think most of it is that I know at this stage that I'll never serve in the military, so this is how I see things through their eyes ... discuss

Today in Washington, D.C. - July 16, 2014The House reconvened at 10 AM.  At 12:37 they House took up as unfinished business H.R. 5016 — "Making appropriations for financial services and genera ... discuss

  G’day. This is said a lot (that good teachers don’t insist a student “believe”, or pretend to believe, what the teacher believes to get a good grade). I don’t t ... discuss

Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Casey, who ran as a pro-life advocate when he won a Senate term in 2006 and 2012, but who has disappointed pro-life advocates with repeated pro-abortion votes, continues to aband ... discuss

 NRLC President Tobias challenges Senate Democrat leadership to put every senator on record on two major abortion-related bills Editor’s note. The following is NRLC President Carol T ... discuss

I just finished a wonderful new book on grief. This post includes a brief review as well as an interview with the author on how this book can help pro-life advocates in particular. Followers of my wor ... discuss

article source: http://unfilteredpatriot.com/wussification-of-america-san-fran-giants-to-ban-culturally-insensitive-clothing/From: UnfilteredPatriot  Sent: Monday, July 14, 2014 Subject: San F ... discuss

Today In Washington, D.C. - July 15, 2014The House reconvened at 10 AM. At 12:38, the House passed by voice vote H.R. 3086 — "To permanently extend the Internet Tax Freedom Act."The House will con ... discuss

Jon Stewart has been on vacation for the past two weeks and he used his return on Monday, July 14 to mock the Supreme Court’s ruling in favor of craft store Hobby Lobby. Appearing on The Daily Show, ... discuss

It starts like this: “My name is Nate, but you can call me Samson. That’s the code name my friends have given me, and for reasons you’ll eventually understand, I’ve given the same symb ... discuss

by Tom Baleck: It must be great to work for the federal government.The pay is outstanding – the CBO says wages and benefits for almost all federal workers are much higher than for the same jobs in ... discuss

by Mike Needhame, The Daily Signal: If you want to see people who are afraid of an honest policy debate in America today, visit a college campus. This year alone, the left’s fear of discussion w ... discuss

Obama tells our nation that his administration has been creating all these jobs. Yet again he does not tell us the whole truth. His administration is untrustworthy and is destroying America…no ... discuss

Longtime establishment favorite Senator Thad Cochran may have stolen the Republican runoff election in Mississippi, but Chris McDaniel is fighting back. It’s time for another ElectionWatch upda ... discuss

[For the next four days, I will be reprinting in its full length a Facebook post from a seminarian, Anthony J. J. Mathison. I’ve done some minor detail work — replacing straight quotation marks wi ... discuss

I have a series of journals my great-grandmother kept in the decade of the 50s. In addition to her handwritten notes about her days, my great-grandmother included in her journal cards, newspaper clipp ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. In the ancient classical world during the first century, the Christian way of life clashed dramatically with the pagan practices of the day. In “The Epistle of Mathetes ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 13, 2014 / 05:49 pm (CNA).- The Vatican spokesperson said that Pope’s words reported in an article in the Italian newspaper “La Repubblica” cannot be considered wit ... discuss

The pernicious effect of government warping markets is absolute – and the evidence is obvious and everywhere. When 300+ million Americans (and when 8+ billion worldwide are able to) make their o ... discuss

Recently I read a post that stated something I have heard numerous times;  “religious convictions have no place in influencing legislation in a secular society.” By the word “secular,” I can ... discuss

e="background: white; margin-bottom: .0001pt; margin: 0in;">Thanks goes to Michael Snyder for the post. See original post here.  The number of SWAT team raids in the United States every year is n ... discuss

Every poll reveals that Americans are gradually shifting away from an understanding of marriage as being a lifelong union of one man and one woman, to one in which marriage is defined only by the whim ... discuss

The City of Fort Wayne, Indiana refused to accept an ad from a pro-life pregnancy center that provide pregnant women with help, support, and abortion alternatives, so the center is now suing the city. ... discuss

Pope Francis will make a private visit to a friend in Caserta, about 110 miles southeast of Rome. But not just any friend. His name is Giovanni Traettino and he's an evangelical pastor. The two met du ... discuss

In one of the last rulings of its session, the Supreme Court, last week, said that private, closely-held corporations could not be forced by the government to provide free contraceptives and abortifac ... discuss

The abortion practitioner who made infamous the partial-birth abortion technique has been allowed to keep one of his abortion clinics in southwest Ohio open eve though he is breaking state law. Specif ... discuss

Denver, Colo., Jul 10, 2014 / 12:21 pm (CNA).- When Dr. Christopher Blum first read "Introduction to the Devout Life," he knew that he would be personally indebted to St. Francis de Sales. Inspired t ... discuss

I was looking up something else, and that led to something else which led to something else which led to this short collection of excerpts that seemed to me to be connected: In 1784 Thomas Jefferson a ... discuss

A pair of Democratic senators introduced legislation Wednesday that would overturn a recent Supreme Court ruling that defended the rights of private for-profit employers to opt out of providing insura ... discuss

A local judge in southwest Ohio has issued a ruling closing the abortion clinic run by infamous abortion practitioner Martin Haskell, credited with popularizing the partial-birth abortion procedure. A ... discuss

This week, Senator Coats went to the Senate floor to speak on the issue of religious liberty and the HHS mandate. The HHS mandate requires all private and employer based healthcare plans to cover cont ... discuss

This is the title of a Think Progress article that cites a recent study by the Commonwealth Fund. The CF describes itself as a private nonpartisan foundation, and to the extent that this is true, it i ... discuss

Vatican City, Jul 10, 2014 / 07:29 am (CNA/EWTN News).- The Vatican announced earlier today that Pope Francis has decided to pay a private visit to an evangelical pastor who is a close friend from his ... discuss

The Vatican has announced that Pope Francis will visit the Italian city of Caserta later this month. In an unannounced briefing in the Vatican Press Office this afternoon, the director of the Holy S ... discuss

Impeachable OffenseObama tells Kyl in private Oval Office meeting: I won’t secure border b/c then Republicans will have no reason to support “comprehensive immigration reform.”WATCH, SHOCK FLASH ... discuss

The Neighborhood Precinct Committeeman Strategy to Take Back the Republican Party and then America at the Ballot Boxarticle source: http://theprecinctproject.wordpress.comMay 10, 2013[Updated Apr ... discuss

A Market After Government Gets a Hold of It  Seton Motley, Contributing Author: The pernicious effect of government warping markets is absolute - and the evidence is obvious and everywhere. ... discuss

 by Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum: Americans are waking up to how bad Common Core really is for education, but its nightmare does not go away quickly. Liberal education bureaucrats (“educrats ... discuss

Washington D.C., Jul 9, 2014 / 04:29 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Thirty-five U.S. Senators have introduced legislation to strip religious freedom protections from businesses with objections to mandatory insu ... discuss

Melinda Gates’ June 2nd claim that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has “decided not to fund abortion” has been taken by many as a positive change in the Foundation’s policy. In truth, ho ... discuss

The British parliament is facing a crucial debate on Friday 18th July when legislation on assisted dying will be voted on in the House of Lords at second reading. Observers say there won't be e ... discuss

Wedding at Canaby Daniel MitsuiThis image is under copyright. The artist has given me permission to share his images on this blog.I get excited every time I get one of Daniel Mitsui's newsletters. I k ... discuss

A few months ago, Katrina Fernandez posted a list written by one of HuffPo’s “limitless supply of young narcissists”, Vanessa Elizabeth, under the title “23 Things to Do Instead of Getting Mar ... discuss

by Steve Greenberg (VenturaCountyStar blog) Today in Washington, D.C. - July 8, 2014The Senate reconvened at 10 AM today. Following an hour of morning business, the Senate resumed post-cloture consid ... discuss

The Evangelical Christians of the world are the most ardent supporters of Israel.  They are puzzled to say the very least as to how a member of Prime Minister Netanyahu’s coalition, namely T ... discuss

Attorneys from Alliance Defending Freedom, a non-profit legal organization, filed a federal lawsuit Monday against the city of Fort Wayne’s public transportation company for refus ... discuss

As we have just witnessed in some of the responses to last week's Supreme Court Hobby Lobby decision, there are those in our country who would not only diminish religious liberty through government co ... discuss

It is absolutely critical that the issue dividing the pro-lifers and abortion advocates be clarified and not muddled by irrelevancies. As author Scott Klusendorf points out in The Case for Life: “If ... discuss

By Paul G. KengorEditor’s note: This article first appeared in The American Spectator.I was saddened to wake up the morning of July 4 and learn that Richard Mellon Scaife, Pittsburgh billionaire, c ... discuss

I woke up last week with two identical news stories from friends posted to my Facebook page: five-time national champion Alysia Montano ran a whopping 34 seconds slower than her personal best in the 8 ... discuss

One of eight children, Maria Romero Meneses was born in Granada, Nicaragua, in 1902 to a wealthy, upper class family; her father was a government minister. She was well-educated by her parents, her au ... discuss

 by Jon Hubbard, Contributing Author: We are presumably within the “lame-duck” period of the first black President in this nation’s history. At the same time we are also witness to the cont ... discuss

 by Dr. Ron Paul: This week, supporters of religious freedom cheered the Supreme Court’s ruling in the Hobby Lobby case. The Court was correct to protect business owners from being forced to vi ... discuss

SCHOOL RECEPTIONIST Education: Elementary, FT EmployeeSt. Joseph Academy (San Marcos, CA)Join our staff as a full time receptionist at our K-12 private, Catholic school. Duties include customer servic ... discuss

Every time Edward Snowden opens his mouth, US National Security is degraded even further. The NSA is back in the spotlight.  Barton Gellman, Julie Tate and Ashkan Soltani have an article in The Washi ... discuss

For all of my issues with Zionism, Wilsonian Foreign Policy, and Neoconservatives; it is truly refreshing to see someone in that crowd speak some sanity about what is currently happening in Israel rig ... discuss

It’s a Lie! We Are NOT Founded on Christian Principles The funny thing is, most of the people in this photo, WERE NOT CHRISTIANS!!!  Hey, that looks like Jefferson on the left. Oh, now there was a ... discuss

  2.51: Beyond the Square Crochet Motifs: 144 circles, hexagons, triangles, squares, and other unexpected shapes 1.99 for What Matters in Jane Austen? Which important Austen characters never sp ... discuss

Almost all of the several hundred thousands are being released on to American streets with no more than a promise to appear, maybe years later, for an ICE/CBP hearing, to which 90% do not. All the whi ... discuss

While reams have already been penned examining the implications of Monday’s Hobby Lobby decision, most of what’s been written, particularly in the liberal press, has missed the point entirely. Tho ... discuss

PROGRESSIVE REFORMERS LOVE & NEED THE MISERY OF THOSE WHOM THEY ALLEGEDLY HELP When will the “caring” activists of the left ever learn? Never have so few individuals with so many good inte ... discuss

First, I want to wish all my fellow Americans a Happy Independence Day. Be safe and have fun during your celebrations.Today is the feast day of my favorite soon-to-be saint, Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati. ... discuss

From our friends at Catholic Vote: Dear CV Friend, “Deo Gratias.” Thanks be to God. That’s what a Catholic business owner who sued the U.S. government wrote me this morning following the Supr ... discuss

I’ve spent my professional life in the public sector as a staffer, as well as some time in government affairs. I’d be willing to bet that I’ve taken the most non-traditional path to end up here. ... discuss

It’s probably the most highly publicized book of the summer–Hard Choices by Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Curious, I decided to download a sample onto my electronic tablet. I was surprised whe ... discuss

Look, I’m going to be diplomatic about this: every moment, modern American liberalism continues to plunge deeper and deeper into a state that can be charitably described as a dark and hellish insani ... discuss

No matter how many regulations exist – it’s never enough for the Left.  Regs are their Jell-O – they think there’s always room for more. New EPA Regs Issued Under Obama Are 38 Times a ... discuss

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I'm rereading this as a palliative to the brouhaha over the Supreme Court's decision to uphold religious conscience for the Hobby Lobby case. Pilgrims. Park Rangers. Both drive me nuts. This book is a ... discuss

I posted this last year and find I cannot improve on the basics it presents for my reflection and celebration of this apostle who spoke so forthrightly and acknowledged Truth as soon as he found it.Th ... discuss

 Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: As Americans pause to celebrate the 238th signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776, it well may be one of the saddest Fourth’s in decades. The six a ... discuss

 by Nicholas Cunningham, OilPrice.com: Violence in Mexico could thwart hopes of a budding shale boom, as oil and gas companies operating in Texas may think twice about moving south of the border ... discuss

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Obamacare was specifically designed to destroy the private health care system, in America. And it's certainly working. Premiums are skyrocketing. Individuals have lost coverage or can't get it. 2 mill ... discuss

The IRS’s illegal and shocking behavior (the entire thing is worth a read, and it won’t take long): Any private company that conducted itself in this way would be crucified. It happens fro ... discuss

The 2009 “Stimulus” bill contained $7.2 billion for local government broadband – the federal government giving city, county and municipal governments money to get into the Internet Service P ... discuss

In the cinematic classic “The Princess Bride,” Inigo Montoya utters the now oft-repeated “You keep using that word.  I do not think it means what you think it means.”  Uber-Left government-m ... discuss

Seth Lipsky, the editor of the storied New York Sun (a brand distinguished by the long residency of Henry Hazlitt), recently, in the Wall Street Journal, brought to wider attention certain remarkabl ... discuss

The following article was printed with permission from the author.By Tina Calabro - Published in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on June 14, 2014Tina CalabroIn the deaths of Richard Liposchok and his son, ... discuss

Wednesday of the thirteenth week in ordinary (click here for readings)By BENEDICT AUGUSTINE“The swineherds ran away,and when they came to the town they reported everything,including ... discuss

By Mitchell Kalpakgian, Ph.D. The nature of evil is to break, divide and rend asunder all that God unites in creation — to destroy the inherent harmony of order and the oneness of relationships. ... discuss

We're continuing our reflections on the hegemonic Progressive presidency in this week's essay, inspired by Madison's writings on the separation of powers (Federalist 47-51). We argue that Congress ne ... discuss

 by Jon Hubbard, Contributing Author: During our Revolutionary era, pulpits in colonial churches were manned by Patriots who understood their duty as Pastors and spiritual leaders, and were ... discuss

On Friday, June 27, it was my privilege to join a number of former homosexuals and other “everstraight” allies like me in testifying against a bill to ban sexual orientation change efforts ... discuss

The man who developed the most rapidly adopted social impact in the world, the Social Earnings Ratio (S/E), a tool to help institutions measure social impact of decisions and to benchmark across priv ... discuss

Pro-lifers will be gathering to protest the National Education Association's (NEA) support of abortion this week in Colorado.  The 3.1 million-member National Education Association (NEA) is the ... discuss

Pro-lifers will be gathering to protest the National Education Association’s (NEA) support of abortion this week in Colorado. The 3.1 million-member National Education Association (NEA) is the large ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.As you know already, the US Supreme Court (SCOTUS), in a narrow 5-4 decision, found that "closely held" corporations such as Hobby Lobby enjoy religious freedom. This is a ... discuss

'We Are Better Off Now Than We Were When I Took Office,' Says President Obama.linked from H/T: http://www.redflagnews.com/headlines/we-are-better-off-now-than-we-were-when-i-took-office-says-pres ... discuss

 Alan Caruba, Contributing Author: The delay of the Keystone XL pipeline is a perfect example of the way President Obama and his administration has engaged in, not just a war on coal, but on all ... discuss

By Denise Hunnell, M.D. Since 2011, I have been continuously writing and speaking about the affront to religious liberty caused by the Affordable Care Act’s mandated coverage of contraceptives, abor ... discuss

Today, a Hamilton County magistrate ruled to uphold the Ohio Health Department’s decision to close the Lebanon Road Surgery Center, Martin Haskell’s Sharonville abortion clinic, for failur ... discuss

This proves that which I have said about that city for a very long time. The quote via Majority Of Delinquent Detroit Water Customers In Culture Of: ‘You’re Not Making Me Pay,’ Says Deputy Dir ... discuss

Civil Rights Attorneys for Religious Owners of Private Closely-Held Companies in Chicago, Triune Health Group and Ozinga Bros., Who Object to Being Forced by the Federal Government's Obamacare Regulat ... discuss

Today’s decision in the Hobby Lobby case represents a huge win for religious liberty in America, and the 5-4 decision will now stand as a landmark case that will reshape the religious liberty de ... discuss

By Rusty Lee Thomas “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves” (Matthew 7:15). Since my conversion to Christ, I ha ... discuss

In the last week, a blog post by a Michigan mom has received a great deal of attention because of a sign at a Sparrow Health System doctor’s office and an interaction with office staff regarding ... discuss

Kindle Daily Deals: Neil Gaiman’s American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel for 1.99 Blurb:First published in 2001, American Gods became an instant classic—an intellectual and arti ... discuss

It was never about “marriage equality”.  It was always, always, always about going after your kids and corrupting them. Clueless lemmings didn’t have an answer when the media asked ... discuss

(2014-06-23) — Putting to rest allegations in the controversial new book, “Blood Feud,” the White House today said First Lady Michelle Obama and presidential adviser Valerie Jarret ... discuss

The Common Core Standards control the testing and curriculum of public schools and a large number of private schools in over forty states in the nation.  Sold to the public as a needed reform, th ... discuss

In case you haven’t noticed, I backed away from space exploration writing and podcasting for more or less 2 years now. I found myself getting bogged down in bad politics, disappointing announcem ... discuss

(2014-06-20) — As President Obama announced today that he’ll use executive orders to extend marriage benefits to same sex couples employed by the government and its contractors, the presi ... discuss

Pope Francis, preparing to execute a Judo throw on Patriarch BartholomewOn Pentecost, I was on Ancient Faith Today, which is hosted by Kevin Allen, and was on the show along with Fr. Matthew Baker, to ... discuss

Rape in Egypt: The Muslim Brotherhood ‘Gets Even’By Raymond Ibrahim, June 17, 2014 (hat tip Inexion)Muslim Brotherhood sympathizers recently went on a sexual assault and rape spree in Egypt as a w ... discuss

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Yesterday I got a notice in my e-mail reminder that the CHEO (Christian Home Educators of Ohio)  convention was happening again this weekend.  "Last time in Akron" it said, which is sad ... discuss

by John-Henry Westen VATICAN – Pope Francis strongly condemned “gender ideology” in a private conversation with Austrian Bishop Andreas Laun earlier this year, the bishop related in ... discuss

Image courtesy Africartoons The University of Cape Town (UCT) recently did some research for the latest Global Entrepreneurship ... discuss

The Star-Spangled Banner, which can be seen at the National Museum of American History.  by Amy A. Kass, Leon R. Kass & Diana Schaub, Intercollegiate Review: Can the American flag contribute to a ... discuss

Sometimes the connections below will seem a bit, um, whimsical, random, and loose.  Like loose tea leaves.  Or maybe more like what you’d find at a jumble sale where the books were sorted by a ... discuss

Paul Tully, SPUC's General Secretary, has published the following statement on the abortion statistics for England and Wales, just published, for 2013:The abortion statistics for 2013 published for En ... discuss

Tweetby Jonathon Van MarenAlmost two years ago, when North America was shocked by the brutality of the child-massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I wrote a column detailing the actions of many mo ... discuss

A man was getting a haircut prior to a trip to Rome.He mentioned the trip to the barber who responded, "Rome? Why would anyone want to go there? It's crowded & dirty and full of Italians. You're crazy ... discuss

Josh Siegel, The Daily Signal, Heritage Foundation: Tea Party Patriots filed an ethics complaint against Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., alleging he has abused his power in a campaign to s ... discuss

“This is the biggest health care scandal in the VA’s history, and America deserves to know whether the president is committed to doing whatever it takes to make things right. ... So while the Hous ... discuss

I have odd bits of all the plays I was ever in still memorized. Here's some banter from Arsenic & Old Lace. In the stage version, Mortimer Brewster (Cary Grant in the film version), is a theater criti ... discuss

 HT: Jill StanekBig Abortion is in a sorry state, with loud lamentations and and dramatic hand-wringing such as this Planned Parenthood post. Their cry is that laws setting medical standards for ... discuss

by Alex Schadenberg The Québec euthanasia Bill 52 will be voted on very soon, possibly today (June 3).  Steven Fletcher is busy promoting his private members bills to legalize euthanasia a ... discuss

So I am a few days off on my deadline.  Better late than never.  Thank you to those who sent me your email addresses.  If you would like to be added, this is the last notice, you will n ... discuss

Text: John 17:1-11In the name of the Father and of the + Son and of the Holy Spirit. Amen. Glory: it is a word that communicates beauty, splendor, majesty, and nobility. The word glory is typic ... discuss

Brethren, Peace be with you.SGT Bowe BergdahlThis weekend I heard the news that SGT Bowe Bergdahl, held for five years by the Taliban, was freed in a prisoner exchange in which five hardcore terrorist ... discuss

In 1962 the Soviet literary journal Novyi Mir published Alexander Solzhenitsyn's short novel, One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovitch. And the world changed.The editor of the journal, Alexander T ... discuss

G. K. Chesterton once wisely remarked that “there is a great deal of difference between an eager man who wants to read a book and a tired man who wants a book to read.” It may be true that ... discuss

by Ben Johnson BATON ROUGE, LA, May 21, 2014 (LifeSiteNews.com) – U.S. Sen. David Vitter has asked Louisiana state authorities to investigate a Baton Rouge abortion facility for “mishandli ... discuss

Hello blog readers,... With many new developments in our family's life, I have decided to make this blog 'private'.  Therefore, any readers who would like to continue to have access to my bl ... discuss

Within the last week or so, Oregon Right to Life posted 17 signs alongside Interstate 5, on private properties of pro-life landowners. Many of them (pictured) read: “Abortion: a Lifetime of Regr ... discuss

Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, three-time candidate for governor and three-time loser, is encouraging Wisconsinites to support Democrat Mary Burke.Here's Barrett's "I'm in" email:Dear Friend, I’m in. ... discuss

For many years this writer has understood that one of the main problems with modern government is something that may be called “self legitimization.”   It is a process by which government ... discuss

Christian, if you do not have a private faith, you will come under attack.  This attack may not be a physical assault; in fact, in the United States of America, it probably will not be (yet).&nbs ... discuss

Doulos Resources recently released a series of short books outlining seasons of the Christian liturgical year. Guides for Advent & Christmas and Lent & Epiphany are currently available for purchase, a ... discuss

Anyone who has seen the bickering between the group that includes those who really like BAMH (Babies Are Murdered Here) and Gospel Spam and, on the other side, abolitionists from AHA (Abolish Human ... discuss

Would you volunteer to be on an abortion review panel if the blood money was high enough?It is clearly obscene, but altogether predictable. The Fine Gael majority government are finding out the high c ... discuss

In a landmark decision, the United States Supreme Court ruled yesterday that prayer before the opening of a legislative body does not violate the U. S. Constitution. The decision is a victory for both ... discuss

I have scanty information about the first two anniversaries today. Rosa Device was taken to Chambers Street Hospital in New York on Friday night, May 3, 1878. She was "in a hopeless condition" when s ... discuss

by Fr. Lawrence Farley - Like it or not, homosexuality is not a private proclivity like other sins; it is a powerful movement, and one that now demands the surrender of Christian conscience. Not so lo ... discuss

Patrick Archbold of Creative Minority Report recently did a blog post entitled, "Do You See What I See?" [HERE] in which he wrote of his anxiety and outright despair over what he sees as the current c ... discuss

225 years ago today - 30 April 1789, George Washington was inaugurated as our Nation's first President on the steps of Federal Hall in New York City. In his First Inaugural Address, President Washi ... discuss

We had quite a weekend our here in Southern California over the LA Clippers’ owner Donald Sterling’s private conversation with his mistress in which she goaded him into an incoherent racis ... discuss

Your daily roundup of interesting links from around the web. In today's edition, habits we need to break, making men cry for 25 years, George Washington's greatest weakness, and more.************20 ha ... discuss

Credit:  www.etsy.comIn the past few days there has been a story circulating around the Internet that Pope Francis called a divorced-and-remarried Argentinian woman to let her know that she could ... discuss

TweetBy Jonathon Van MarenThe closing of a private abortion clinic in Fredericton, New Brunswick has caused hysterics among Canada’s abortion activists usually reserved for Parliamentary pro-life mo ... discuss

Suppose a scientific conference on cancer prevention never addressed smoking, on the grounds that in a free society you can't change private behavior, and anyway, maybe the statistical relationships b ... discuss

So about a year ago I started bookmarking stories that I happened to notice about "weapons" and schools. This is not something where I went out and looked for them, so I'm sure this is not an exhausti ... discuss

Imagine going to work one day only to be, in effect, fired -- not because of anything you did or didn’t do at your job, but because of something you did in your personal life.  Something religi ... discuss

The Bureau of Land Management’s imperious siege of the Bundy Ranch in Nevada compels me to re-publish this post. I ask readers to carefully research this issue and to decide for yourselves whether o ... discuss

The topic came up last semester at school with friends. What do we think about abortion? It surely has been on my mind quite a bit. My mind has changed on it considerably before coming to faith in Jes ... discuss

Tony Miano recently wrote an article titled "Abortion Abolition is Not the Gospel". As far as that goes, we agree with Miano: abolition is not the Gospel. We have said the same thing ourselves on num ... discuss

T The investment of postulants with the scapular and cord takes place ordinarily twice a year at the monthly fraternity meeting of the Order. Only under special circumstances should private inves ... discuss

My response to Amanda Marcotte, one of the most vile feminists I've read in awhile on her column The Real Debate Isn’t About “Life” But About What We Expect Of Women, where she compares hav ... discuss

Unclean spirits do not want to be exposed and will try to hide in an attempt toremain undiscovered.In ministering once to someone who is dealing with a spirit of lesbianism, I stated, "You know, there ... discuss

Two more days and I come to the unofficial end of my second term in the state legislature. I'm running again and expect a primary. In making that decision I spent some moments reflecting on the good a ... discuss




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