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Thank You, Congress, For Making America Look Like a Nation of Morons

When the United States was forced into the first partial federal shutdown in 17 years on Tuesday, the outside world watched in almost disbelief. The U.S. government, which purports to be the world’s foremost model for democratic governance, had ground to a … Continue reading

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The GOP: An Observation

We are watching, these days, the GOP eat itself.  If ever there were an illustration of Jesus’s ‘a house divided against itself cannot stand’ it is in the behavior of the Republican Party.  Lincoln would be totally ashamed.  Justifiably.  The … Continue reading

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America’s Culture of Promiscuity is Inexorably Connected to its Culture of Death

In a quite intelligent essay titled ‘Why my support for abortion was based on love… and lies’, Jennifer Fulwiler writes- I came to see that our culture’s widespread use and acceptance of contraception had led to this mentality toward sex … Continue reading

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Congress: You’re Idiots- If You Love America, Resign Today

Just get out. Leave office. You’re incompetent, inept, useless, and wicked.   You created, yourselves, the present crisis.  And you don’t have the sense to fix it.  Get out.  Quit.  There’s not a one of you worth the minerals you’re … Continue reading

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The World Grows Weary of Bibi’s Antics

Finally.  If only President Obama had the courage of the French. For the first time, Britain and France may recall ambassadors in protest at Israel’s settlement construction. Moves against Israel will be made in next the few days following Netanyahu’s … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Nearly Alone in its Opposition to Palestinian Participation in the U.N…

Demonstrating the power of the Israeli lobby (which holds Washington hostage to an anti-Palestinian ideology that is out of step with the rest of the civilized world). Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian people are enjoying sweeping support … Continue reading

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The U.S. Is Wrong to Vote Against Palestinian U.N. Membership

The UN General Assembly is expected on Thursday to pass a historic resolution recognizing Palestine within the 1967 borders as a nonmember observer state.  At least 150 countries are expected to vote in favor of the resolution. Israel will suffer … Continue reading

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Americans Need to Wise Up

Many lament the low wages paid workers at places like Wal Mart and yet those same people want to pay low prices for things they themselves buy.  Here’s a fact, America: You can’t have high wages when you only want … Continue reading

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You Foolish Palestinians

Hating America and burning American flags because a dim witted film maker has insulted your religion is like burning the flag of the United Nations because a cat ran into the road and you hit a dog swerving to avoid … Continue reading

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The 11th Anniversary of 9/11

Everyone will doubtless be sharing their remembrances today.  I shan’t.  Oh it’s not that I don’t remember the day, I do.  It’s emblazoned on my memory as few things are.  Instead, I’ll be pondering what our country has accomplished since … Continue reading

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Where Are Your Tax Dollars Being Sent Overseas?

Here are the top ten beggar states living off the American taxpayer: 10- Tanzania 9- Ethiopia 8- Nigeria 7- Kenya 6- Jordan 5- Egypt 4- Iraq 3- Pakistan 2- Afghanistan And the largest beggar nation receiving the most American money? … Continue reading

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There’s Too Much Money To Be Made From War, And That’s Why There Will Never be Peace

NPR reports The United States was the biggest provider of weapons to other countries, last year. In terms of how much money it moved, it tripled its 2010 purchases and moved $66.3 billion worth of arms. According to a Congressional … Continue reading

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Americans Love to Play With Guns

Connecticut state police say a 7-year-old boy accidentally shot his adult neighbor in the chest using the man’s own handgun.  Police say 52-year-old Anthony Joseph Delucia’s gunshot wound is not life-threatening. He was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury, … Continue reading

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The Government of Iraq, Backed by the US, is Helping Iran Skirt Sanctions

So once more American policy in the Middle East allows us to shoot ourselves in the foot whilst wasting billions of tax dollars to do it. Well done, US Government. Iraqi banking institutions have been helping Iran sidestep regulations imposed … Continue reading

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Another Shooting? Well Who Ever Could Have Guessed THAT Would Happen…

Police took a man into custody Monday after “multiple people” were shot near Texas A&M University, a police official said. Several law enforcement officers were among the people shot, Rhonda Seaton of the College Station Police Department told CNN. She didn’t … Continue reading

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The De-Christianization of America is Complete

Lest anyone any longer opine that America is a Christian nation. De-Christianization, you say?  To which I reply, yes.  When scripture no longer even guides the moral and ethical choices of ‘Christians’ the fact of de-christianization is made plain.  If … Continue reading

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Today at 1:45 – Women’s Soccer Gold Medal Game!

So, if you call me during the game, don’t be surprised if I ignore you. Because I will be watching, raptly.

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Americans Pay the Most for Healthcare and Get the Worst Service

Thanks, healthcare and insurance lobbies.  We’re dead last in the industrialized world for quality of health care. Americans spend twice as much as residents of other developed countries on healthcare, but get lower quality, less efficiency and have the least … Continue reading

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The Ugly, Ugly Truth About America Is Exposed In The Aurora Shooting

What is it?  It’s this: The truth [about this tragedy] is made worse by the reality that no one—really no one—anywhere on the political spectrum has the courage to speak out about the madness of unleashed guns and what they … Continue reading

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More Absurd Angry Atheist Tricks

A lawsuit on behalf of two Hamilton County residents seeks to stop the county commission from praying at its meetings.  The Chattanooga Times Free Press reported the lawsuit was filed Friday in U.S. District Court.  The suit follows a letter … Continue reading

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