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Europe on Edge One Month After Charlie Hebdo

February 20, 2015 by

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by ABIGAIL R. ESMAN It didn’t take long. Less than a month after the Charlie Hebdo murders and the slaughter of four Jews at a kosher supermarket in Paris, Islamic State (IS, or ISIS) has sent a warning now to Belgium: “This,” they wrote in a letter to Het Laatste News (HLN), “is only the […]

Obama Urges Social Reforms To Combat Terror, Hit For ‘Double-Speak

February 20, 2015 by

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[AIFD in the News ] “Obama Urges Social Reforms To Combat Terror, Hit For ‘Double-Speak'” Fox News Dr. Jasser spoke to Fox News about the Obama administration’s three-day summit purportedly focused on “countering violent extremism,” saying that Obama’s approach is “insulting” to reform-minded Muslims and will not be successful without the engagement of reform and […]

Barack Obama, Meet King Canute

February 20, 2015 by

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By Burt Prelutsky ~ Over the past six years, Obama has left us with a slew of memorable moments. There was that occasion when he called together a group of Democrats and Republicans, and took the opportunity to tell John McCain to sit down and shut up because one of them had won a presidential […]

Oz (Australia) Tropical Cyclone Marcia

February 20, 2015 by

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TROPICAL CYCLONE FORECAST TRACK MAP Severe Tropical Cyclone Marcia Issued at 3:06 pm EST Friday 20 February 2015. Refer to latest Tropical Cyclone Advice. Click on the following for moving image. Gladstone Radar Loop http://www.bom.gov.au/products/IDR232.loop.shtml View image | gettyimages.com GOLD COAST, AUSTRALIA – FEBRUARY 19: Surfers head out Snapper Rocks as Cyclone Marcia approaches the coast of Queensland on […]

The Challenge: Prone to Wander

February 20, 2015 by

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By Rebecca Hagelin ~ This is Ash Wednesday, marking the first day of Lent. It’s a holiday that’s typically approached and celebrated – if it’s celebrated at all – with a somber air because those who observe it do so to start a season of making sacrifices. It’s easy to see why forty days of fasting […]

Does Jesus Tell People to Love Him or Die?

February 5, 2015 by

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By The Isaiah 53:5 Project    ~   A skeptical friend of mine recently told me he believes that Jesus offers the world an immoral “love me or die” ultimatum regarding Hell, a scripturally inaccurate claim that misrepresents both the true nature of God and the love God showed for us. “But God demonstrates his own love […]

I am NOT Charlie Hebdo

January 15, 2015 by

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Originally posted on Saving Grace at Guantanamo Bay:
I am NOT Charlie Hebdo. I am an American Christian Soldier. I believe the Global War on Terror in the modern era started on November 21, 1979, with the wanton killing of U.S. Marine CPL Steven Crowley, guard at the U.S. Embassy in Islamabad, Pakistan, by militant…

The Media’s Cracked Crystal Ball: What Journalists Said We’d Find In 2015

January 2, 2015 by

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By Rich Noyes ~ In the 1980s and ’90s, journalists passed along expert predictions of the world as it would be in 2015. Now that the New Year has finally arrived, it might be fun to recall some of those forecasts. Keep these in mind as you hear sages confidently predict what we’ll find 20 […]

For 2015: More Morality, Less Politics

January 1, 2015 by

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By Star Parker ~ At the close of the last century, British conservative historian Paul Johnson wrote “A History of the American People.” He began his sweeping panorama of our history in a most extraordinary way. He posed, on the very first page, three probing “fundamental questions” about the United States. “First, can a nation […]

Congressmen Put Heat On ‘Deceptive’ Rooftop Solar Leases

December 31, 2014 by

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By Josh Siegel ~ A different sort of green energy issue has sparked bipartisan action on Capitol Hill as lawmakers move to address allegations of deceptive practices in sales of rooftop solar panels. Earlier this month, 12 Republican members of the House of Representatives wrote to the Federal Trade Commission, warning that leasing solar panels […]

What Is A Year of Life Worth?

December 29, 2014 by

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By John C. Goodman ~ If there is one thing most conservatives and liberals agree on it’s that we should not consider cost in deciding whether people should undergo medical procedures that have the potential to save lives and cure diseases. Unfortunately, most conservatives and liberals are wrong. Declaring the idea of cost effectiveness a […]

Peace On Earth? I Don’t Think So

December 29, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ Around the world millions of Christians joined together to celebrate the birth of Jesus and to pray for “peace on Earth, good will toward men.” The 2015 World Almanac puts the number of Christians in the world at 2,347,171,000, by far the largest group sharing the same spiritual beliefs. It puts […]

There Is No Law Against the Presence of Christmas

December 24, 2014 by

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By Edwin J. Feulner~ There are at least two things you can count on when it comes to Americans and Christmastime. One is that they like to put up Nativity scenes. The other is that they don’t like being told what to do, especially by outsiders. So you can imagine how the residents of an […]

Nearly 12 Million Have Left the Workforce Under Obama + More

December 8, 2014 by

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By The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “There can be no greater error than to expect, or calculate upon real favors from nation to nation. ‘Tis an illusion which experience must cure, which a just pride ought to discard.” –George Washington, Farewell Address, 1796 TOP 5 RIGHT HOOKS Down Goes Another Democrat The GOP picked […]

Wars, Past, Present, And Future

December 7, 2014 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ No, Pearl Harbor is not ancient history. It’s part of my history and many others who were alive at the time. I was just an infant, but the Japanese sneak attack on our Hawaii naval base led to early memories of being on trains filled with young soldiers, many of whom […]

Some Unsolicited Marketing Advice From Mike Rowe

November 28, 2014 by

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In case you thought Mike Rowe wasn’t cool enough already… Mike Rowe ~   Some Unsolicited Marketing Advice From Mike Rowe at 37,000 Feet.  ~ Jim Green: It is ALARMING when we do the demographic post mortem on this election, because it is probable that it was decided by our RACISTS–voting against President Obama, who wasn’t […]

Thursday Speech to Showcase Obama’s Amnesty + More – Daily Digest

November 20, 2014 by

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The Patriot Post ~ THE FOUNDATION “It is the madness of folly, to expect mercy from those who have refused to do justice; and even mercy, where conquest is the object, is only a trick of war; the cunning of the fox is as murderous as the violence of the wolf.” –Thomas Paine. The American Crisis, […]

PRINCE OF THE NOBEL PEACE PRIZE

October 26, 2014 by

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By Molli Nickell   ~ You can’t stay in your corner of the forest waiting for others to come to you; you have to go to them . . . sometimes. ~Winnie the Pooh DAILY RANT~ 10-24 Ebola in New York. Doctor coming from West Africa goes bowling, rides the subway, then tests positive for Ebola. […]

Wastebook 2014: What Washington doesn’t want you to read.

October 24, 2014 by

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We unwillingly "give" our hard earned money so the Bureaucrats can flush it down the toilet. Read and ACT! Voodoo Dolls, Gambling Monkeys, Zombies in Love and Paid Vacations for Misbehaving Bureaucrats Top List of the Most Outlandish Government Spending in Wastebook 2014

Tropical Storm Ana (Central Pacific) at Hawaii

October 21, 2014 by

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Ana (Central Pacific) October 21, 2014 The MODIS instrument aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Storm Ana over Hawaii on Oct. 20 at 23:55 UTC (7:55 p.m. EDT). Image Credit: NASA’s Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team NASA’s Aqua Satellite Sees Tropical Storm Ana Still Affecting HawaiiSlow-moving Tropical Storm Ana was still affecting […]

[Video] American Soldier Travels To Syria To Fight ISIS

October 6, 2014 by

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  US citizen, and former soldier, Jordan Matson has made his way to Syria and joined YPG Kurdish forces fighting against ISIS. Though several Americans have traveled to Syria to fight for ISIS, he appears to be the first to travel there to fight against ISIS. One wonders if he will eventually be just the […]

THE LITTLE SQUIRREL

October 1, 2014 by

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THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED ~ When you saw the title of this, you probably thought it was yet another metaphor for Barack Hussein Obama. It’s not. At least not today. Not that I couldn’t have some very good fun equating Barack with a little squirrel—but then, the little squirrel is probably way too cute and […]

Pastor James McConnell’s Full Length “Controversial” Sermon On Islam

September 30, 2014 by

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Pastor James McConnell is a Belfast, Ireland pastor who came under fire and police scrutiny earlier this year for daring to characterize Islam as heathen and Satanic. Speaking to his congregation in north Belfast, Mr McConnell said “a new evil had arisen” and “there are cells of Muslims right throughout Britain”. “Islam is heathen, Islam […]

WHY WOULD A CHRISTIAN WANT TO SUPPORT ISRAEL?

September 19, 2014 by

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Originally posted on Fuel for Faith:
A growing number of people within the Christian world are irate and upset over the fact that some of us are supporters of modern Israel and look out for their protection and their justification… Some are pointing to what our “unbiased” and “balanced” media tells us are atrocities perpetrated…