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Southern Poverty Law Center has kicked off its Goebbels-like propaganda campaign against me here.

Sunday, Feb, 20 at 11:23 am,

Tonight is the New York premiere of our Ground Zero mosque film at the St. Luke's Theatre, and we are sold out. The left wing battering ram is all over the film like white on rice. It's psychotic how desperately the left wants to see this triumphal mosque built. Check out the lengthy "review" from the uber-left tool kit, The Southern Poverty Law Center. The SPLC is indeed poverty-stricken, both intellectually and morally. They have a particular obsession with me and my fight for freedom and individual rights.

San Francisco hate of religion taken to Supreme Court

Thursday, Feb, 17 at 11:20 am,

Official condemnation challenged as 'hostile' to Catholic teachings. A city's official condemnation of Catholic church teachings as "discriminatory," "insulting," "callous" and "defamatory" is being taken to the U.S. Supreme Court because of the Constitution's requirement that government not be "hostile" to faith.

THE INTERNET INSIDE US

Sunday, Feb, 13 at 11:23 am,

Adam Gopnik – Three kinds of books explain why books no longer matter. When the first Harry Potter book appeared, in 1997, it was just a year before the universal search engine Google was launched. And so Hermione Granger, that charming grind, still goes to the Hogwarts library and spends hours and hours working her way through the stacks, finding out what a basilisk is or how to make a love potion.

Declaring a Sense of Independence

Friday, Feb, 11 at 11:24 am,

Marilia Duffles | Has Chicken Soup for the Soul replaced Common Sense? Why has thinking gone to pasture? Have we lost our minds entirely? Common sense is 235 years old. Common Sense, that is: The 18th-century pamphlet by the Englishman Thomas Paine that argued beautifully for independence from British rule in just 48 pages.

Religious Left Despised Ronald Reagan

Saturday, Feb, 05 at 10:32 am,

Mark Tooley | A nice reminder of a no-holds-barred detestation. Jim Wallis' Evangelical Left Sojourners has helpfully reminded us, amid all the hagiography about Ronald Reagan on the centennial of his birth, that the Religious Left despised him. Some Religious Leftists doubtless still do.

To Hell with Farming

Friday, Feb, 04 at 4:35 pm,

I used to be a timid, thin man. I never got on very well in the city. When I was talking to people, they tended to drift away, or they turned to someone else and said: "Having nice weather, aren't we?" I didn't see in my job any of the heroic aspects my superiors were always glorying in, so probably I wasn't very good at it.

State-Owned Churches Are Killing America

Friday, Feb, 04 at 11:03 am,

Chuck Baldwin – America was birthed in the spirit of liberty and baptized in the blood of patriots and tyrants. Leading the charge in America’s fight for independence was a courageous group of patriot-preachers that came to be known as the “Black Regiment.”

Cairo Exclusive: Interview with ‘Sandmonkey’

Thursday, Feb, 03 at 11:28 am,

Roger L Simon – “Be forewarned: The writer of this blog is an extremely cynical, snarky, pro-US, secular, libertarian, disgruntled. sandmonkey.” The man who wrote those words — the witty and courageous Egyptian blogger “Sandmonkey” — is currently in hiding in his native city of Cairo, moving from one friend’s apartment to another, as supporters of Hosni Mubarak pursue him and other democracy demonstrators.

The Iranian Revolution Echoes in Egypt

Wednesday, Feb, 02 at 11:29 am,

Michael Totten speaks with Abbas Milani, the director of Iranian Studies at Stanford University and a co-director of the Iran Democracy Project at the Hoover Institution, about how what's going on right now in Egypt is eerily reminiscent of the events in Iran in 1979.

Scrubbing and Smearing: Islamic vs. Secular Governance in Egypt

Monday, Jan, 31 at 11:31 am,

I warned earlier (here and here) that the Islamic supremacists and their leftist tools in the media and culture at large would whitewash the violent and brutal islamic supremacist group, the Muslim Brotherhood, and pave the way for a fundamentalist Islamic takeover of Egypt. They wasted no time. At Salon, erudite savages suited in civilian attire, blared this headline:

Afghanistan's Opium Wars: Amazing Photos From 'National Geographic'

Sunday, Jan, 30 at 11:35 pm,

Robert Draper – The February issue of National Geographic takes an in-depth look at Afghanistan's opium wars. As writer Robert Draper discovers, a key step to securing peace in the war-torn country will be to wean Afghan farmers off growing poppies. As his report states:

Girl with girl cheating OK, half of boyfriends say

Sunday, Jan, 30 at 12:30 pm,

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Half of men would forgive their female partner's infidelity, as long as it was with another woman, according to a new study on cheating. Women, however, were less likely to forgive and forget if their boyfriend had been with another man, the University of Texas at Austin study showed.

China to create mega-city; 42 million people…

Thursday, Jan, 27 at 3:36 pm,

China is planning to create the world's biggest mega city by merging nine cities to create a metropolis twice the size of Wales with a population of 42 million.

Australia, it's Western, Christian and proud

Wednesday, Jan, 26 at 11:26 am,

Dr Kevin Donnelly – Given the nation’s celebration of Australia Day, it’s timely to ask the question: what does it mean to be Australian and how are we different to the rest of the world?

Art, Activism, and Permaculture

Saturday, Jan, 22 at 11:55 am,

Infamous for fomenting mass disobedience on bicycles during the Copenhagen climate Summit, touring the UK recruiting a rebel clown army, running courses in post-capitalist culture and falling in love with utopias, the Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination exists somewhere between art and activism, poetry and politics.

About the ‘Muslim Problem’

Friday, Jan, 21 at 6:05 am,

Frank Salvato – Five years ago when my organization BasicsProject.org partnered in producing the first national symposium series on the threat of radical Islam, the issue was not in the mainstream.

Have an addict in the family? Little-known Marchman Act can help

Sunday, Jan, 16 at 12:05 pm,

Dan Phillips says he did what he could to help keep his 20-year-old son off the powerful prescription drugs he was addicted to. The Orlando father installed a GPS device in his son's vehicle. He bought him a new cell phone …

Rick Warren hosts 'cult' celebrity docs

Saturday, Jan, 15 at 10:08 am,

Features promoters of Eastern mysticism, universalism. When megachurch pastor Rick Warren decided he needed to take his health seriously, he responded in typically ambitious fashion, launching a year-long health program for his church, "The Daniel Plan," written with the help of three celebrity doctors who will appear at a kickoff seminar today.

Guess What? Islamic Countries Most Dangerous for Christians

Friday, Jan, 07 at 1:03 pm,

Despite communist North Korea topping the list for the ninth consecutive year, the most dangerous countries in which to practice Christianity are overwhelmingly Islamic ones, according to the annual Open Doors World Watch List.

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