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Immigrants attacking the countries that welcome them: Don’t pee in the bed that you sleep on

Immigrants attacking the countries that welcome them: Don’t pee in the bed that you sleep on

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the Boston marathon suspect, has admitted his involvement in planting the bombs that killed three people. He also told investigators that his now dead brother was the driving force behind the attack. While he may be right, it will be hard to get sympathy from the public. He will likely face the death […]

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Senator Portman: The judge’s son is not a judge.

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Marriage, Politics, Religion by on March 16, 2013 0 Comments
Senator Portman: The judge’s son is not a judge.

Conservative US Senator Rob Portman of Ohio is in the news for changing his stand on gay marriage. The Senator is a Methodist. He believed in and defended the marriage act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman. The Senator’s change of heart came after he found out that his own son, Will, is […]

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Pope Francis: It is not by watching a newly wed wife that she is going to become pregnant

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Marriage, Politics, Religion by on March 14, 2013 0 Comments
Pope Francis: It is not by watching a newly wed wife that she is going to become pregnant

A new Pope has been elected. For people who believe in God, a new Pope is a synonym of hope. For atheists, it is a farce. Pope Francis is a progressive who has evolved with reality. Expectations  from followers are high on issues such as gay marriage, priests marrying, use of condoms, women’s right to […]

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Bush on gay marriage: You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream

Filed in Current affairs, Marriage, Religion by on February 22, 2013 2 Comments
Bush on gay marriage: You can share the same bed but you can’t share the same dream

It is unclear in which context former first lady Laura Bush supported marriage equality in the past. Now, she wants off a gay marriage ad. Like any human being, people’s positions on issues evolve. President Obama changed his mind about the same issue a few months ago. Laura Bush certainly has the right to refuse to […]

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Pastor Terry Jones behind anti-Muslim movie ?: Don’t sprinkle salt on a wound

Filed in Current affairs, Religion, US foreign policy by on September 14, 2012 0 Comments
Pastor Terry Jones behind anti-Muslim movie ?: Don’t sprinkle salt on a wound

Protests at the US embassy in Cairo, Egypt, and  Benghazi, Libya, over a movie insulting the prophet Muhammad reinforces anti-Americanism in the Muslim world and is a reminder to the American people that the changes in the Muslim world are not necessarily beneficial to the United States. On September 11th, a day of remembering innocent American […]

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Rush Limbaugh: He who is born a fool is never cured

Filed in Current affairs, GOP, Politics, Religion by on March 12, 2012 0 Comments
Rush Limbaugh: He who is born a fool is never cured

Watching American society arguing about birth control is incomprehensible.  It seems like anytime American women gain one step, they are held back three steps. Birth control is a private matter and a civil right. The involvement of American Taliban — I mean the American ultra- conservatives — in the debate adds more spice in the sauce. Rush Limbaugh, […]

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Oscar Ortega shoots at White House: A crazy man can be recognised not by his words, but by his actions

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Religion by on November 21, 2011 0 Comments
Oscar Ortega shoots at White House: A crazy man can be recognised not by his words, but by his actions

The man accused of shooting at the White House, Oscar Ortega, calls himself a modern-day Jesus. Was his intention to try to kill the President or to get national attention? For sure, the charges against him are serious. Psychiatrists will qualify him as “mentally instable.” It is a crazy and bizarre story, a typical “angry white man” action. […]

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Some priests have died with their dark secrets: Often, under the unseeing, hide the cunning

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Religion by on March 10, 2011 0 Comments
Some priests have died with their dark secrets: Often, under the unseeing, hide the cunning

While the world’s attention is on the civil war in Libya and the protests in Wisconsin, disturbing news was released in Philadelphia. A group of twenty-one priests suspected of child abuse were put on administrative leave. This bombshell has once again put the Catholic Church in a bad spot. Is being a priest just a sneaky way […]

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Westboro Baptist Church wins appeal: A person’s character is like pregnancy. It cannot be hidden.

Filed in Current affairs, Justice, Religion, Strange stuff by on March 3, 2011 0 Comments
Westboro Baptist Church wins appeal: A person’s character is like pregnancy. It cannot be hidden.

The Westboro Baptist Church — the fundamentalist church known for its anti-gay protests outside military funerals — has won a Supreme Court appeal against a grieving father who lost his son, a Marine. It is a big victory. The US Supreme Court has ruled that the first amendment protects the church. Regardless of the first amendment, it is […]

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Pope changes position on condom use: When the music changes, so does the dance

Filed in Current affairs, Religion by on November 21, 2010 0 Comments
Pope changes position on condom use: When the music changes, so does the dance

In a new book ready to be published, Pope Benedict XVI has changed his position about the use of condoms. The Catholic church historically has been against the use of condoms despite the spread of AIDS. Even though the Pope thinks that condoms only should be used in certain rare cases, such as male prostitution, it […]

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