Daily Archives: 27 July 2014

MS-13 gang recruiting among illegals flooding across the border

From Fox:
Border agents say violent MS-13 recruiting at Arizona facility for new Central American arrivals
MS-13 members are infiltrating a federal facility for Central American youths illegally entering the United States — trying to cross the border with criminal pasts and … Continue reading

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Posted in Pò sì jiù, Semper Paratus, The Coming Storm, The Drill, The future and our choices | Tagged , , | 20 Comments

Will IRS monitor content of sermons? Do they now?

From Life News:
IRS Strikes Deal With Atheist Group to Monitor Content of Sermons
The next time your pastor delivers a pro-life sermon or urges the congregation to stand up for pro-life values in the political or public arena, he could be … Continue reading

Posted in Religious Liberty, The Coming Storm, The future and our choices, The Last Acceptable Prejudice | Tagged , , , | 19 Comments

My View For Awhile: 77 square mile edition

The zoo like boarding process is underway.

And so I settle in for a few (hopefully) boring hours to my connecting flight.

I am reading American Sniper on this leg.
It was a great conference experience. I met lots of great new … Continue reading

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How many children have died in Hamas’ tunnels?

Did you know about this?
From the Institute for Palestinian Studies:
Gaza’s Tunnel Phenomenon: The Unintended Dynamics of Israel’s Siege
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A similarly cavalier approach to child labor and tunnel fatalities damaged the movement’s standing with human-rights groups, despite government assurances dating back to … Continue reading

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ASK FATHER: Why don’t bishops wear cassocks?

From a reader:
I am wondering why most modern bishops just wear a clerical suit?  Why do they very rarely wear the cassock with the proper color trim?  We almost never see eastern rite or even the orthodox out in public … Continue reading

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