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We Live in A Society Where Powerful People Worship one God: Money, and their Creed is Greed

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19 Oct 2018 at 3:26 pm

Ted and Heidi Cruz Need to Live on $7.25 an Hour

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For Heidi to complain about a six figure salary plus excellent health insurance plus lifetime benefits is outrageous.  She and her husband should live like so many Americans are forced to.  Ungrateful wretch.

Heidi Cruz, the wife of Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), is upset that she still has to be her household’s primary breadwinner because her husband “only” makes $174,000 a year as a member of the United States Senate.  In an interview with The Atlantic, Cruz complained that her husband’s Senate career has meant that he’s been stuck making less than $200,000 a year for the past seven years, which puts more pressure on her to bring in the bucks.

But hey, Texas, send him back to DC….

Written by Jim

18 Oct 2018 at 11:35 am

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Total Depravity: The Tale of Kids Standing on a Fire Hose to Choke off the Water…

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Evil.  That’s the word that describes these miscreants.  They aren’t mislead, or misguided, or rambunctious.  They’re evil.

Firefighters tackling a blaze in Middlesbrough came under attack from youngsters who threw wood and stood on hoses to prevent the flow of water. Youths also opened the rear doors of fire engines to try to remove life-saving equipment, Cleveland Fire Brigade said. It happened as crews were trying to put out a rubbish blaze in the Fransham Road area of the town.

The youngsters also tried to start another fire nearby, the brigade said. Davey Howe, of the Fire Brigades Union, said youngsters see such attacks as being “almost like a game”. CCTV footage of the trouble, which happened on Thursday evening, has been passed to police. It was the latest in a number of incidents over recent days – one of which saw between 30 and 40 youngsters at the scene, according to the brigade.

Evil.

Written by Jim

13 Oct 2018 at 2:13 pm

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The SBC Just Achieved Peak Absurdity: Paige Patterson and Richard Land Will Co-Teach A Course… on… Morality….

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Peak absurdity. Via twitter-

@JonathanMerritt — I’ve gotten several credible reports that Land, who lost his @ERLC job due to racist comments, plans to co-teach a class on Christian morality with Paige Patterson, who lost his job for misogynist comments and actions.

Peak.  Absurdity.

And speaking of Land- he published this-

Peak. Absurdity.  Of course Land believes a liar.  Of course he does. He is one.

Written by Jim

28 Sep 2018 at 4:07 pm

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‘Pro Life’ Doesn’t Mean to the Trumpians What it Has Meant Historically

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Former Donald Trump aide Jason Miller has been accused of secretly administering an “abortion pill” to a woman he got pregnant during an affair, new court documents show.

The court filing, obtained and reported on by Splinter, alleges that Miller had an affair with a woman he met at a strip club in Orlando, Florida in 2012. As a result of the affair the woman got pregnant, at which point Miller is accused of giving her with [sic!] an abortion pill without her knowledge or consent. The woman claims that the pill caused her to lose the baby and nearly costed [sic!] her her life.

The documents allege that the affair happened when Miller was working for a Republican advertising firm Jamestown Associates. He would often bring clients to Rachel’s Gentleman’s Club in Orlando, where he allegedly met the woman he would later get pregnant. She is only identified in the court filing as “Jane Doe.”

The filing goes on to claim that Miller showed up at Jane Doe’s apartment with a smoothie in hand.

The blatant hypocrisy of these people is gob-smacking.  They literally believe in nothing but the almighty dollar.  Not family, not loyalty, not marriage vows, not the sanctity of life, not anything.

PS- Newsweek needs to hire some editors.  Their grammar is a wreck.

Written by Jim

22 Sep 2018 at 12:53 pm

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More Than 3600 Children Have Been Molested by Priests in Catholic Germany

It never ends, the depravity.

More than 3,600 children, most age 13 or younger, were sexually abused by Catholic clergy members over the past seven decades, a wide-ranging report has found. The study, which was commissioned by the Roman Catholic Church bishops’ conference in Germany, found that at least 1,670 church workers had been involved in the abuse of 3,677 children. That is 4.4 percent of the clergy.

The study, conducted by researchers from three universities over more than four years, was an ambitious effort to understand the scale of the abuse — and how it could have been systematically covered up for so many decades. “We are aware of the extent of the sexual abuse that is supported by the results of the study,” said Bishop Stephan Ackermann of Trier. “It is depressing and shameful.”

‘Most age 13 or younger’….   ‘It is depressing and shameful’…  NO KIDDING.  All these priests from the pits of hell.  They’ll return thence one day.

Written by Jim

14 Sep 2018 at 7:55 am

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She Molested a Child, But She’s Not Going to Jail and She’s Not Losing her Teaching License Either

In other words, she got off scot free.

A Bronx high school teacher who admitted to performing oral sex on her 14-year-old student won’t face jail time — and she might even return to the classroom.  Dori Myers, 30, last month pleaded guilty to criminal sex act for the Nov. 2016 incident at her former workplace, New School for Leadership and the Arts in Kingsbridge, where she taught social studies.  Myers’ heinous crime, which reportedly happened multiple times, was discovered after another teacher found out by way of the victim’s friend.

On Wednesday, Judge Michael Obus sentenced the woman to 10 years’ probation and found her to be a Level 1 sex offender. Prosecutors had asked the judge to sentence Myers to a minimum of two years in prison.  As part of her plea agreement, Myers also got to keep her teaching certificate.

Were she a man, she would be in prison for the rest of her miserable life. But because she’s a woman, it’s ok. Poor thing. She is probably a victim of the meanie pants prosecutor….

More evidence that the American ‘Justice System’ is a total farce.

Written by Jim

13 Sep 2018 at 12:56 pm

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Total Depravity: The Case of Ashley Bemis

Woman allegedly used social media to solicit donations for fake firefighter husband. Police said Ashley Bemis received over $11,000 in donations and supplies after she allegedly made up a husband and used a Facebook group to plead for help for him and his fellow firefighters. Watch the video.

What a horrible person.  Scammers who prey on the kindness of others are destined for the lowest pit in hell.

Written by Jim

11 Sep 2018 at 8:15 am

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Duncan Hunter: GOP Rep, Family Values Republican, and Mistress Supporting Reprobate

Par for the GOP course these days.

Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) may have illegally spent campaign funds on at least five women who are not his wife — whom he has blamed for financial wrongdoing that has gotten them both indicted.  The California Republican and his wife Margaret were indicted last month on 60 counts related to spending more than $250,000 in campaign cash on themselves, but prosecutors say the “family values” lawmaker may have spent some of that on women with whom he was having a “personal relationship,” reported The San Diego Union-Tribune.

The Hunters overdrew their bank account more than 1,100 times in seven years and were penalized nearly $38,000 in overdraft and other fees, and they also maxed out their credit cards and were hit with about $24,600 in fees and penalties. Prosecutors say the congressman spent some of the campaign money on five individuals living in Washington, D.C.

Defense attorney Gregory Vega wrote a letter to the Department of Justice complaining that prosecutors had notified him that they have photos of an intoxicated Hunter and some of those women. “While there may be evidence of infidelity, irresponsibility or alcohol dependence, once properly understood, the underlying facts do not equate to criminal activity,” Vega wrote.  Politico reported in February that Hunter had a reputation for partying and that federal investigators had been eying his activities, but the 41-year-old Hunter dismissed the reports as “tabloid trash.”

The real trash is the hypocritical reprobate.

Written by Jim

5 Sep 2018 at 4:00 pm

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She Won 2,000,000 Pounds But She Spent None of It on Her Disabled Son’s Care…

Instead she got breast implants and cocaine.

According to the Sun, the youngest lottery winner in Britain has run out of winnings. That’s right, Callie Rogers hit the jackpot at 16 years old and reportedly spent all of her £2 million jackpot on the essentials: drugs, cars, parties and boob operations.

The 33-year-old’s son, Blake, suffers from cerebral palsy, meaning that he can’t walk, talk or swallow on his own.

“I was never one for designer clothes or flash cars,” Callie told the Daily Mail. “But it’s my one big regret that the money isn’t here for Blake.

“He loves sensory stimulation. If I had that money, I’d give him the biggest sensory room you could buy.”

So, Callie didn’t live down the party lifestyle when she had a huge amount of money in her pocket. In fact, she claims that she spent £250,000 on cocaine and £300,000 on clothes.

Oh, and she didn’t have one boob job either. You should know that she had three, which set her back a whopping £18,000.

The vile selfish wretch should lose custody of her child and be in prison.  The next time someone asks what sin does, point this story out to them.

Written by Jim

18 Aug 2018 at 2:10 pm

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More Professorial Plagiarizing Misconduct: The Case of Timothy Clinton

No relation to Bill, I’m sure. Anyway, while Tim denies he’s a thief of intellectual property, a plagiarist, and just downright intellectually lazy (like all plagiarists), Warren Throckmorton has the facts.

Students, don’t be like Tim. Be honest. Be hard working. Be decent.  Don’t be depraved.

Written by Jim

15 Aug 2018 at 10:30 am

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Today’s GOP- Ex-South Carolina GOP leader sacrifices family dog after claiming to receive command from God

A former leader of the South Carolina Republican Party faces animal cruelty charges after he allegedly killed his mother’s dog, claiming he is “the second coming of Christ” and God needed the “sacrifice.”

Police officers found Todd Kincannon in his underwear, bloodied and covered in dog hair on July 26 on the front steps of his parents’ home in Simpsonville, S.C., according to multiple reports. The officers were responding to an early-morning 911 phone call placed by his father. Kincannon’s father told police Kincannon’s mother had locked herself in their bathroom fearing of her life.

“The reason I killed the dog is this, it’s real simple … I’m sorry, I think ya’ll [sic] are going to have to take me to the Psych Institution, I get that,” Kincannon told officers, according to their police report, per the Washington Post. “But I’ll tell you from a legal standpoint you know, it’s in the State Constitution that God is sovereign and I honestly think he told me to do it.”

They later found the dog “choked, stabbed, and mutilated” in the family’s kitchen, NBC News reported. Kincannon, 37, had been living with his parents at the time of the incident.

News flash- nutbags-  God doesn’t command such things.  I bet Mr GOP attends a Pentebabbleist church.

Written by Jim

6 Aug 2018 at 11:46 am

Urban Meyer Needs to Be Fired, Today

He enabled abuse by his silence.

Urban Meyer knew about alleged domestic abuse involving ex-Ohio State assistant.

And that is inexcusable.

Written by Jim

1 Aug 2018 at 6:20 pm

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Signs of the Times…

That awkward moment when men in tights dance in Church….

PCUSA…  Calvin would Servetus-ize you.

Written by Jim

28 Jul 2018 at 7:40 am

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This Guy Stole a Baseball From a Little Kid at a Cubs Game

What despicable, totally depraved, selfish behavior. This is what America has become… and that isn’t good.

Written by Jim

23 Jul 2018 at 7:03 am

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There’s Plenty of Outrage to Go Around

There’s a lot of things messed up in America right now.  Racism, inequality, pay gaps, abusive medical doctors, abusive priests, abusive pastors, etc. all are justifiable objects of disgust and outrage.

But there’s more.  The way churches treat pastors is often extraordinarily inappropriate.  The way some church leaders treat others is also at times absolutely evil.

But there’s more.  There are kids who are bullied at school. There are workers who are tormented by power hungry bosses.  There are women whose husbands or ‘partners’ treat them like punching bags- both physically and verbally.

But there’s more.  Wives can be found who cheat on their husbands, beat their children, or even kill them.

But there’s more.  Government officials lie without regard to any semblance of decency.  The steal, cheat, and accept donations from the wealthy with the express purpose of doing the bidding of their donors.

But there’s more.  Greed and selfishness are found everywhere among institutions and individuals.

But there’s more.  (fill in the blank with your pet peeve  __________________________________________________________).

The one thing all of these outrageous acts have in common is that they are only outrageous to the people not doing them.  To racists, racism is perfectly fine.  To the greedy, greed is good.   To the bully, bullying is ok.  To the abusive priest, abuse is satisfaction.  In sum, we are never outraged by our own sins but we are always outraged by the sins of others.

Why is that?  Because we give ourselves permission to sin and since we enjoy our sins, we give ourselves openended permission to continue them.

Truth told, we’re not really all that outraged at evil and injustice.  We’re outraged when other people do them.  But if we want to fix society we need to be as outraged at our own wickedness as we are at everyone else’s.  But of course that will never happen.  Because – no matter how much we’re taught to deny it – we are all totally depraved.  We are all utterly unconcerned with really being good until the grace of God intervenes and we are exposed for the monsters we are.

Then redemption can happen.  Then things can change.

The effects of sin are all around us and within us.  And so they shall remain until we ourselves are different.

Written by Jim

19 Jul 2018 at 12:31 pm

Theodore E. McCarrick: Cardinal and Depraved

As a young man studying to be a priest in the 1980s, Robert Ciolek was flattered when his brilliant, charismatic bishop in Metuchen, N.J., Theodore E. McCarrick, told him he was a shining star, cut out to study in Rome and rise high in the church.

Bishop McCarrick began inviting him on overnight trips, sometimes alone and sometimes with other young men training to be priests. There, the bishop would often assign Mr. Ciolek to share his room, which had only one bed. The two men would sometimes say night prayers together, before Bishop McCarrick would make a request — “come over here and rub my shoulders a little”— that extended into unwanted touching in bed.

Mr. Ciolek, who was in his early 20s at the time, said he felt unable to say no, in part because he had been sexually abused by a teacher in his Catholic high school, a trauma he had shared with the bishop.

“I trusted him, I confided in him, I admired him,” Mr. Ciolek said in an interview this month, the first time he has spoken publicly about the abuse, which lasted for several years while Mr. Ciolek was a seminarian and later a priest. “I couldn’t imagine that he would have anything other than my best interests in mind.”

Cardinal McCarrick, now 88, who declined to comment for this article, said in a statement last month that he had no recollection of the abuse. He is the highest-ranking Catholic official in the United States to be removed for sexual abuse of a minor.

But while the church responded quickly to the allegation that Cardinal McCarrick had abused a child, some church officials knew for decades that the cardinal had been accused of sexually harassing and inappropriately touching adults, according to interviews and documents obtained by The New York Times.

Read the whole– and then ask yourself why this man was for so long allowed to be a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church.

Written by Jim

16 Jul 2018 at 10:53 am

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Just Stop It

Newport pastor arrested for raping teenage girl

People can poo poo the ‘Graham Rule’ all they want but I’m telling you, it protects the innocent from false accusations and it protects potential victims from potential predators. I don’t know who this guy is but if he had simply refrained from being alone with folk (and these days you might as well say people and not just girls…) he could have avoided guilt and his poor victim the horror of being a victim.

The pastor of a Newport church is in jail on statutory rape and sexual battery charges after police allege he raped a teenage girl in the church.

Deputies were called to a home in Newport on Saturday night after the girl told family members she had been raped by her church pastor, James “Ronnie” Messer. The girl told police she rode with Messer to the Crossway Worship Center in Newport. She said the two entered the church and went into a room, where Messer began flirting with her and asked her several times to take off her clothes, which she initially refused to do. The girl said she felt scared and, at Messer’s direction, took off her clothes and laid on the floor, where Messer had sex with her.

The girl then told police that she and Messer went to the Hartford area to swim, but the water was too muddy and swift, so Messer took her to an undisclosed location. A detective interviewed Messer, who admitted having sex with the girl, but said the sex was consensual.  Warrants were taken out on Messer and he was taken into custody and transferred to the Cocke County Jail. Messer faces charges of statutory rape, forcible rape and aggravated sexual battery by an authority figure.

THERE’S NO SUCH THING AS CONSENSUAL SEX with a child.  Disgusting.   And by the way, if you run across the name ‘James Ronnie Messer’ some day and he’s applied to be your Pastor, take a pass. Not only is he a child molester, he’s disgusting.

Written by Jim

11 Jul 2018 at 4:12 pm

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More Pentebabbleist Nutbaggery: The Case of Rodney Howard-Browne

During the final night of the week-long “Celebrate America” revival event that he recently held in Washington, D.C., Rodney Howard-Browne issued a “restraining order” to the Antichrist and the secret cabal that controls the world, spiritually binding their efforts to destroy America.

Howard-Browne, a right-wing pastor and radical conspiracy theorist who laid hands upon and prayed over President Trump in the Oval Office last year, declared that he had been ordered by God to “issue [this] restraining order, and this one is to do with these entities, these groups, the part of the cabal that is running the planet.”

“I don’t care what people think,” Howard-Browne said. “I’m here to deliver a message whether people like it or not. I’m not going to change anything. I’m not looking to be accepted, I’m already accepted by Him. I’m just the messenger boy … I’m just here to deliver the message. If you don’t like the message, go talk to the one who gave me the message, I’m just here to deliver it and to stand and to issue the restraining order.”

“I take authority over every system that has been set in place by the globalist agenda to destroy America,” he proclaimed, “[and] to take this nation through our schools and our universities and our education system, from the day care all the way to the universities and even to the seminaries. I execute a restraining order against you.”

“I take authority over the spirit of deception that controls the media and Hollywood and all of the entertainment industry,” he shouted. “I bind you even now, I render you powerless and ineffective. May your voice grow dim. In the name of Jesus, may the scales fall off the people of America, off of their eyes, may their ears come unstopped. May the lies be exposed for what they are.”

“You foul devil of hell, you foul spirit of Antichrist, I bind you in the name of Jesus,” Howard-Browne continued to bellow. “This is not your hour, this is the hour of the church of Jesus Christ. And to the Antichrist, you can wait in your hole where you belong until we are done. And we are not done yet and we are not going quietly into history. If it means death, then so be it!”

You Pentebabbleists are unhinged nuts.  You’re nuts.

Written by Jim

10 Jul 2018 at 12:17 pm

How Evil Do You Have to Be To Beat a Man With a Brick?

You have to be as evil as this ‘woman‘.

Tears glistened on the black and purple bruises covering 91-year-old Rodolfo Rodriguez’s face as he described being attacked by a group of people while going for a walk on the Fourth of July.

“I can’t walk anymore,” Rodriguez said in Spanish. “I’m in so much pain.” He’ll be turning 92 in September, Rodriguez said, and he’s never been hurt like this before, in a life working the fields with cattle and corn. He had traveled from Michoacan, Mexico, to visit his family in Willowbrook, California, a city in Los Angeles County, his grandson Erik Mendoza said.

He makes the trip about twice a year, and takes a walk through the neighborhood every day after lunch, Mendoza said. “Everyone in the neighborhood knows him already,” he said. Rodriguez said he was walking to a nearby park on Wednesday when he passed a woman and a little girl. Without warning, the woman assaulted him, he said, hitting him with a concrete block and enlisting a group of men to join in beating him. “I didn’t even bump into her kid,” Rodriguez said. “I just passed her and she pushed me and she hit me until she was done.”

Police are looking for “a female suspect and three to four male suspects” in the assault, the LA County Sheriff’s Department said in a statement Monday night. Authorities don’t know at this time if any weapons were used or what the motive might have been, the statement said.

I hope they find her.  I hope they put her on trial.  I hope they convict her.  And I hope she spends the rest of her life in a prison with Hispanic women.

Written by Jim

10 Jul 2018 at 9:30 am

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