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How Planned Parenthood bullied the Komen foundation into submission

How Planned Parenthood bullied the Komen foundation into submission

Karen Handel, former vice president at the Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation, has released a tell-all book titled Planned Bullyhood, which exposes how Planned Parenthood allegedly “bullied” the Komen foundation into rescinding a policy that would have prevented the nation’s largest abortion provider from receiving its grants. … In her Planned Bullyhood book, […]

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Democrats’ boo-God moment did not go down well with many Black, Latino faithful

Democrats’ boo-God moment did not go down well with many Black, Latino faithful

Political analysts tracking the mood of minority groups such as African Americans and Latinos, especially those within the church community, say the Democrats did themselves no favor when it came to matters of faith during the national convention. Black and Latino Christians have been put in a difficult position over the DNC platform, according to […]

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Democrats come unglued over the word ‘God’

Democrats come unglued over the word ‘God’

Hat, tip: Times247.com The floor of the Democratic National Convention erupted Wednesday over a sudden move to restore to the platform a reference to “God” and recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital — after heavy criticism from Republicans for initially omitting them. Democrats, though, were hardly in agreement over the reversal. A large and loud […]

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J.W. Marriott applauds Romney for bringing ‘positive attention’ to Mormonism

J.W. Marriott applauds Romney for bringing ‘positive attention’ to Mormonism

J.W. Marriott, who heads the Marriott hotel chain, praised Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for bringing “positive attention” to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Marriott is a personal friend of Romney and, like Romney, a Mormon. “Today we see the church coming out of obscurity, and we see that 90 percent of […]

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No Protestant on GOP ticket for first time ever

No Protestant on GOP ticket for first time ever

For the first time in the nation’s political history, the Republican ticket will be absent a Protestant as either the presidential or vice presidential candidate. Mitt Romney is Mormon and Paul Ryan is Catholic. Yet the Protestant, even evangelical heavy Iowa and Nebraska delegates who are filling the convention hall in downtown Tampa seemed unfazed […]

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Help wanted: Messiah at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to save the nation

Help wanted: Messiah at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. to save the nation

BILL MAHER: Do you think that they have a messiah complex, because I always heard that Obama was “The One,” you know. REIHAN SALAM: He hasn’t pledged to lower the level of the seas yet. MAHER: Okay, but wait. This is what Ann Romney, I heard Ann Romney say this week. She was interviewed on […]

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Rick Warren’s Obama-Romney ‘Civil Forum’ canceled due to lack of civility

Rick Warren’s Obama-Romney ‘Civil Forum’ canceled due to lack of civility

Pastor Rick Warren has canceled his highly anticipated “Saddleback Civil Forum” with presidential candidates Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, citing a lack of civil discourse between the two campaigns. Warren will hold a forum on religious liberty instead, which may bring attention to the Obama administration’s birth control mandate less than two months before the […]

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From feelings of hopeless to Beyond Hope, Idaho and then back again

From feelings of hopeless to Beyond Hope, Idaho and then back again

By Ben Stein Feelings come and feelings go. And feelings are not facts. I awakened this morning feeling suicidal, a common way for me to wake up. Then I looked out at the lake. Perfect. Gray blue water, fleecy clouds, endless mountains. … I will make this simple: this is the most beautiful drive on […]

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Rubio felt ‘called’ to leave Mormons for Catholic Church

Rubio felt ‘called’ to leave Mormons for Catholic Church

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) said he felt “called” to leave the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), or Mormon Church, to join the Catholic Church in a Sunday interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Rubio – who is currently being considered as a vice presidential nominee by Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who […]

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If God is dead, America is in trouble

If God is dead, America is in trouble

By Jeffrey Kuhner, Times247.com The younger generation is becoming godless. Increasing numbers of Americans under the age of 30 are skeptical about the existence of God. This will have profound repercussions upon our society, fostering moral disintegration and the eventual death of our Judeo-Christian civilization. Traditional America is dying. In its place, a new liberal […]