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A modern pope gets
old school on the Devil

Washington Post, by Anthony Faiola

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Posted By:LittleHoodedMonk, 5/10/2014 10:46:03 PM

Vatican City - A darling of liberal Catholics and an advocate of inclusion and forgiveness, Pope Francis is hardly known for fire and brimstone. Yet, in his words and deeds, the new pope is locked in an epic battle with the oldest enemy of God and creation: The Devil. After his little more than a year atop the Throne of St. Peter, Francis’s teachings on Satan are already regarded as the most old school of any pope since at least Paul VI, whose papacy in the 1960s and 1970s fully embraced the notion of hellish forces plotting to deliver mankind unto damnation. Largely under the radar, theologians and Vatican insiders say,

"The greatest trick the Devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn´t exist."
("The Usual Suspects")

There is no doubt in my mind that this is in fact the Devil´s playground and he has been exceedingly busy as of late. To ignore the "signs" around is at your own peril.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: oh-heck, 5/10/2014 10:56:20 PM     (No. 9844098)

The first step in convincing people that God doesn´t exist is to deny that the devil exists.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 5/10/2014 10:56:53 PM     (No. 9844100)

The day after the 2012 election, I woke up and it was like I could sense that a door somewhere had been opened just a crack, enough to let out some bad stuff into the world.

This past year I have watched as the world has given themselves over to their sinful natures, and it is not pretty, or fun to watch. And it is only going to get worse.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Libertygal, 5/10/2014 11:17:18 PM     (No. 9844114)

I wonder if he will make a surprise visit to Havaahd for the Satanic Mass, and hold a Catholic Mass. Oh wait, I bet that wouldn´t be allowed by athiests..

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 5/11/2014 1:40:57 AM     (No. 9844187)

Satan continues his rebellion against God using the ruin of souls as his tool of revenge. God continues to offer His forgiveness and redemption through a life lived in freedom according with His Divine Plan. The moral slavery of our nation has already passed the tipping point. I truly believe we are beyond a political solution. Faithful people in this country must take up their positions upon the spiritual battlefield. The Holy Spirit needs to renew the hearts of foot soldiers before He can renew the hearts of our countrymen. The conversion of America back to honor for God must begin with ourselves first.

Put on the armor of God through daily prayer and Scripture study/meditation, frequent fasting, and dealing with all things in charity. Only with this armor can satan be defeated within ourselves, and only with this armor can we lead others to renewal. God is waiting to bless America again. He just needs to be asked by a moral people.

P.S. Pope Francis is more “conservative” than he is portrayed by the Associated Press. I haven’t read anything in his statements, taken in their entirety, that deviate from the thousands of years of Catholic thought and theology. Although they are peppered with “lefty buzzwords” the Pontiff is using the words and phrases of today’s world stage that his audience will understand. Within his writings he re-redefines these concepts away from their current socialist connotations, and is challenging the stifling marxist status-quo. He is a smart man and I would not be surprised if he is using these buzzwords on purpose; to engage and then challenge the assumptions of socialism and, relying on the conservative’s virtue of not being swayed by the propaganda of big media, they would read the entire text of his comments.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 5/11/2014 3:56:45 AM     (No. 9844212)

And then there´s this prayer from the late 19th century:

Saint Michael the Archangel,
defend us in battle;
be our protection against the wickedness and snares of the devil.
May God rebuke him, we humbly pray:
and do thou, O Prince of the heavenly host,
by the power of God,
thrust into hell Satan and all the evil spirits
who prowl about the world seeking the ruin of souls.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 5/11/2014 7:39:22 AM     (No. 9844266)

"Share the wealth" sounds so pious, but it´s right out of the Devil´s handbook.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: ruready?, 5/11/2014 7:42:42 AM     (No. 9844270)

"He answered and said to them, “When it is evening you say, ‘It will be fair weather, for the sky is red’; and in the morning, ‘It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.’ Hypocrites! You know how to discern the face of the sky, but you cannot discern the signs of the times. "

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Cooling Saucer, 5/11/2014 7:43:47 AM     (No. 9844274)

Years ago, after every Mass, Catholics would receive the prayer to St. Michael the Archangel (see Poster 5 for the prayer). It´s more than time to bring that practice back.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 5/11/2014 7:58:53 AM     (No. 9844286)

The devil is alive and well in Washington DC and other vacation spots and golf courses.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: snapper451, 5/11/2014 7:59:50 AM     (No. 9844288)

The devil is with us every day with the liberal MSM, those who want to rid the public square of God and prayer, and the embrace of atheism. Thank you Pope Francis for acknowledging this.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden, 5/11/2014 8:02:26 AM     (No. 9844293)

If my people, who are called by my name, will humble themselves and pray and seek my face and turn from their wicked ways, then I will hear from heaven, and I will forgive their sin and will heal their land.

~ II Chron 7:14

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Lawsy0, 5/11/2014 8:06:46 AM     (No. 9844297)

You are correct, #6 in the share the wealth concept. The other part of that concept is ´´you deserve it.´´ The hellish Entitlement Mentality.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: jofel, 5/11/2014 8:12:32 AM     (No. 9844302)

Father Jonathon Morris..
Bad reporting by many: "Pope Francis did not ask nations to "redistribute wealth". He asked them to create opportunity for all, avoiding "economic policies of exclusion". This, he says, requires "legitimate redistribution of economic benefits", meaning, specifically avoiding all "injustices" (corruption, for example, "policies of exclusion", and a "throwaway culture" which amounts to a "culture of death". This doesn´t sound Marxist to me."

I do not recall where I picked up the quote below...
"So, of course, the first Associated Press story that hits the wires makes no mention of anything Pope Francis had to say about the “culture of death” but runs the headline “Pope urges ‘legitimate redistribution’ of wealth by the state to poor in spirit of generosity.”

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Reply 14 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 5/11/2014 9:00:06 AM     (No. 9844340)

Asked how he knew the woman was possessed, he said that “once you hear a Satanic growl, you never forget it. It’s like smelling Margherita pizza for the first time. It’s something you never forget.”

With the above statement in mind: Every time I see Obama flash his big smile I feel a Satanic Growl, so to speak. I used to think the smile was legitimate, but not anymore, it just exudes an Evil Persona to me?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: lana720, 5/11/2014 9:08:15 AM     (No. 9844350)

#4 and 5, Perfect!!!
Thank you both!

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Udanja99, 5/11/2014 9:37:22 AM     (No. 9844389)

Thank you #5. My favorite prayer. I started saying it daily after 9/11/01.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: patsyf1941, 5/11/2014 9:49:38 AM     (No. 9844408)

#8 - The prayer to St. Michael is still said after every Mass at St. Patrick´s Catholic Church in New Orleans.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: steveW, 5/11/2014 9:56:41 AM     (No. 9844413)

As more than 100 million murdered, enslaved and oppressed in the 20th century can confirm, the Devil´s handmaiden on earth is the Left. It is therefore most unfortunate that Francis is using the Left´s economic blueprint - taking money from those who´ve earned it and handing it to those who haven´t, or as he and Obama fondly call it, "wealth redistribution", the inevitable precursor to tyranny - as his own. No amount of rationalisation or wishful thinking can change the fact that Francis talks like a socialist. How can he possibly not know better?

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Reply 19 - Posted by: TalkRadio, 5/11/2014 9:59:51 AM     (No. 9844417)

It could take care of a lot of lawsuits.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/11/2014 10:01:32 AM     (No. 9844421)

You´d think that the WaPo (and everyone else) would have gotten a clue from something that occurred early in Pope Francis´ pontificate: consecrating Vatican City to St. Michael the Archangel.

The secular media have no background to understand / interpret the Church. They don´t even know where to do basic research online.

It takes a couple of seconds to google and find at the Vatican website. This is just a partial quote. It´s too long to include it here in one reply. I´ll continue the remainder in another reply.

"In the Vatican Gardens there are several works of art. But this, which has now been added, takes on particular importance, in its location as well as the meaning it expresses. In fact it is not just celebratory work but an invitation to reflection and prayer, that fits well into the Year of Faith. Michael - which means "Who is like God" - is the champion of the primacy of God, of His transcendence and power. Michael struggles to restore divine justice and defends the People of God from his enemies, above all by the enemy par excellence, the devil.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/11/2014 10:02:23 AM     (No. 9844422)


And St. Michael wins because in him, there is He God who acts. This sculpture reminds us then that evil is overcome, the accuser is unmasked, his head crushed, because salvation was accomplished once and for all in the blood of Christ. Though the devil always tries to disfigure the face of the Archangel and that of humanity, God is stronger, it is His victory and His salvation that is offered to all men. We are not alone on the journey or in the trials of life, we are accompanied and supported by the Angels of God, who offer, so to speak, their wings to help us overcome so many dangers, in order to fly high compared to those realities that can weigh down our lives or drag us down. In consecrating Vatican City State to St. Michael the Archangel, I ask him to defend us from the evil one and banish him. "

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Reply 22 - Posted by: kono, 5/11/2014 10:05:32 AM     (No. 9844427)

Thanks, #13. I feel like I´ve been on a lone crusade in our diocese exhorting people to resist the urge or pressure to grant much credibility to mainstream news reports about things said or done by the pope, Vatican, or bishops. Those producing the first reports always miss the central point, and the points that do get highlighted are always misportrayed. In the mad rush to be first, even those reporters who try to be fair wind up getting it wrong.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 5/11/2014 10:10:16 AM     (No. 9844434)

Along those same lines, I´ve heard that angels are actually more like Navy SEALS than the plump cherubs with wings.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: kono, 5/11/2014 10:15:51 AM     (No. 9844439)

O.P. and #1 touch on one of my favorites. How I learned it:

Satan held a meeting with all his most brilliant demons to decide the best way to win man´s soul away from God.

A threefold plan was devised that the Devil was sure no people would be able to get past successfully. Many souls were easy to convince that there is no God. Many other souls were conquered by convincing them there is no Devil. The rest were swept-up by convincing them that it simply doesn´t matter.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Arby, 5/11/2014 10:18:16 AM     (No. 9844444)

Look at the empty churches in England. Read the ´secular humanist´ press. Look at the media representations of Christianity. The devil has been very successful. Look at the ignorance of the general populace and their gullibility in the face of government lies. Look at the success of the barbaric. The devil is winning.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua, 5/11/2014 1:11:54 PM     (No. 9844644)

Can´t help but think the world has been driving along a precipice for some time. Have we finally gone over the edge? Evil seems to be on the ascent.

Not sure what to think about the Pope. I would not trust the lefty media to present what he says accurately. They would definitely twist what he says to their benefit. If the Papacy has been corrupted, one would wonder how God would deal with it.

Btw, the Pope is correct up to a point. The crooks are in charge worldwide and are stealing the wealth of the world consigning everyone else to servitude, slavery, poverty, and death. Don´t believe it? Look at the standard of living in this country. It has been going backwards.

Whether the Pope is sincere in what he says or is another fraud remains to be seen. Hope the Pope is for real. The world needs some good leaders. The church needs to take an active role in fighting all the evil in the world.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: thelmalou, 5/11/2014 2:05:53 PM     (No. 9844677)

#4 - Amen to all.

#5 - I´m not RC, but I´m totally stealing that prayer. I love it, and thank you.

#20/#21 - I am so loving that. Thank you for sharing!

#23 - Ooh...I love that!!!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: busterman, 5/11/2014 2:26:29 PM     (No. 9844699)

Revelations 20:10 - And the devil, who deceived them, was thrown into the lake of burning sulfur, where the beast and the false prophet had been thrown. They will be tormented day and night for ever and ever.

The Devil knows this is his fate. All he´s trying to do is get more people to suffer the same fate. He´s not going to rule over anyone. He´s so blinded by greed and hate that all he wants is for people to suffer with him. Think about that for a minute.

And #25 and other, don´t be so pessimistic. Yes, I understand you´re pointing out the reality of the situation, but remember who wins in the end. The Devil isn´t ´winning´ at anything.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: thelmalou, 5/11/2014 2:39:55 PM     (No. 9844709)

#28, I owe you a hug. I was just thinking the very same thing earlier today, and your words are so eloquent and encouraging!

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Reply 30 - Posted by: dovestar, 5/11/2014 3:31:12 PM     (No. 9844763)

Yes, Satan knows he cannot win. Stealing human souls is how he gets back at God to hurt Him. The Catholic definition of sin is anything that separates us from God, not just big things like murder but even little lies. It serves to keep us from the One Who loves us so much. The slippery slope is getting steeper: chemical birth control lead to acceptance of outright abortion. The growing acceptance of homosexual relationships would not be possible without first the acceptance of straight sexual relationships outside of marriage,ie. long-term dating and shacking up. It´s evident that the Devil is hard at work,

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Reply 31 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/11/2014 3:46:37 PM     (No. 9844780)

#30 - excellent point regarding sin.

For anyone who wants to learn more - google "examination of conscience." National Catholic Register has a confession guide online - based on the 10 Commandments.

Really basic ... we all know what the 10 Commandments are, don´t we? Check it out. You may be surprised.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 5/11/2014 4:05:36 PM     (No. 9844791)

Satan (Shatan = accuser/lawyer) was the name given to the leader of the great Angelic revolt of ancient days after they were all tried and convicted in Court and sentenced to the freshly created "Lake of Fire", but Satan appealed, claiming Perfect Love cannot destroy creatures, so here we are today. We live to resolve the Angelic appeal trial. They rebelled against the warmth and glory of God, but they wanted to keep that part, but not have to take orders from God. If you reject God, you reject his creation, so you go to a place where God is not, which the Bible describes as a "Lake of Fire".

Satan and his legions of fallen Angels are mentioned in numerous books of the Bible, both Old and New Testament. Their history, actions, purpose, deeds, and future are written. By the way, "Lucifer" is non-Biblical. It was slipped into the Latin Vulgate from "phosphor" as the Devil presents himself as an Angel of Light to deceive.

Only unbelievers can become demon posessed. Believers can be demon influenced, but not posessed.

Exorcism is bunk. The only way to expel a demon is to give the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Holy Spirit will cut a swath through to that person´s soul to make the issue clear. If they accept Christ as Savior, the Holy Spirit "cleans house" and spiritually regenerates that person. If the reject, they will continue to follow their leader into the certainty of the Lake of Fire for eternity.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: mitzi, 5/11/2014 4:29:13 PM     (No. 9844812)

#32 - are you saying that all those places in the Bible where Jesus or the apostles delivered people from evil spirits is all bunk?

There are 58 Bible verses about exorcism in the Gospels, Epistles and Acts.

Jesus gave the apostles the ability to "bind and loose." That ability has been passed through an unbroken line from St. Peter to today.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: P51DMustang, 5/11/2014 6:18:00 PM     (No. 9844908)

The prayer to Saint Michael the Archangel is powerful.

But we have others. Prayers to Saint Jude, friend and confidant to Jesus. He is the Saint of Difficult and seemingly disparaging events. His intercession has hastened the speedy reversal of calamitous events. The EWTN Channel is a good place to research Saint Jude. My life has been uniquely changed by these wonderful prayers to Saint Jude.

It is my hope that all people will find great solace from Saint Jude´s love and intersession.

Link to Saint Jude: https://www.ewtn.com/Devotionals/novena/jude.htm

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Reply 35 - Posted by: Harlowe, 5/11/2014 6:40:54 PM     (No. 9844933)

Angels were created by God, are real, and powerful. Prayer is powerful. It is written in Scripture that Jesus “… opened heaven’s door and we have direct access to the Father through Him.” (Hebrews 4:14-16) We are to put our faith and trust in Christ.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Sheepfarmer, 5/11/2014 10:04:09 PM     (No. 9845066)

#2, I have felt the same evil, but starting in 2008.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Rumblehog, 5/11/2014 11:48:06 PM     (No. 9845122)

#33, modern day "exorcism" is fallacious. A bunch of men with huge silver crosses dangling around their necks while kneeling over someone wailing on the ground is NOT how Christ cast demons out of men, nor did the Apostles. The person came to Christ, or He to the person, and He, through the power of the Holy Spirit indwelling Him, commanded the demons out, and they were gone! There were no 5 day long prayer vigils, no incense and candles, just two words he stated firmly, "Be gone!" and that was it. That person now relieved of the demons had to first desire to be saved before it could happen! That´s the principle of free-will. God does not mess with man´s free-will. The Apostles did it much the same way as a calling card for their authority. We don´t have Apostles anymore, but what we do have is the completed Canon of Scripture and qualified Bible Teachers and Evangelists. Every Christian is commanded to give the Gospel to a lost and dying world.

I´m sure there were many demon posessed people in Christ´s time who did not choose to be saved. They are now waiting for the Great White Throne Judgement where the entire sum of their "good works" will be compared to the Saving Work of Christ through a judgement of fire. They will then be thrown into the Lake of Fire forever.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: MeiDei, 5/12/2014 3:27:32 AM     (No. 9845190)

In reading all the above good posts I´m convinced that we all know that the 10 Commandments are not suggestions. We know the Golden Rule & the confirmation in The Lord´s Prayer of forgiving others as we would want to be forgiven. Evil does exist and we´ve been given warning by the Seven Deadly Sins as evidence.

It seems to me a good Christian or Jew is joyful even in adversity since we know from whom that originates. I remember my spiritual mentor reminding me that the devil doesn´t taunt those he already has but roams like a lion looking for new meat.

God continue to bless us all.

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Washington - Behind a slight majority of Democratic votes, the GOP-controlled House of Representatives voted late this afternoon to approve a $10.8 billion short-term extension of the Highway Trust Fund. The temporary lifeline for the nation’s construction workers passed 367-55, with 186 Democrats joining 181 Republicans on the vote. The legislation, known formally as the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014, was opposed by many conservatives, with both the Club For Growth and Heritage Action pressing lawmakers to oppose the vote. Forty-five of the House Republican Conference’s most conservative

Lawmakers move to block
EPA wage-garnishing rule
Washington Times, by S.A. Miller    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/15/2014 7:31:53 PM     Post Reply
Lawmakers pushed back Tuesday against the Environmental Protection Agency’s move to garnish the paychecks of accused polluters, advancing a bill that would block the new authority. The House Committee on Appropriations approved the countermeasure as a policy rider on a $30.2 billion spending bill for natural resources agencies, including the EPA, the Interior Department and U.S. Forest Service. The amendment by Rep. Tom Graves, Georgia Republican, passed the committee in a voice vote, signaling an absence of strong opposition, if not support for prohibiting the EPA from claiming authority to garnish wages to collect fines

Meet The Tea Party’s Next Target
Time Magazine, by Alex Altman    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 7/15/2014 7:25:34 PM     Post Reply
For an unknown candidate, political campaigns are not glamorous. “I’m sick, tired, hungry and broke,” jokes Joe Carr, a Republican Senate candidate in Tennessee. (Snip) But Carr was convinced his primary challenge to Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander was primed to catch fire. The spark may have finally come last month, when House Majority Leader Eric Cantor was bounced in a GOP primary by an unknown challenger named Dave Brat. The black swan upset buoyed Carr’s campaign, opening a fresh spigot of cash and prompting comparisons to the Virginia economics professor who was written off by everyone until he toppled Cantor.

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First wave of deportations begins amid
immigration crisis: Plane-loads of children and
single mothers are returned to Central America
from overwhelmed New Mexico detention center

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Daily Mail [UK], by Reuters & AP Reporter    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:59:57 AM     Post Reply
The U.S. deported Honduran children as young as 1-1/2 years old on Monday in the first flight since President Obama pledged to speed up the process of sending back illegal immigrant minors from Central America. Fleeing violence and poverty, record numbers of children from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala have crossed into the United States over the past year, sparking intense debate about how to solve the problem. Monday´s flight from New Mexico to San Pedro Sula, the city with the highest murder rate in the world, returned 17 Honduran women, as well as 12 girls and nine boys, aged

New emergency alert system will give
Obama the power to flip a switch and
address the entire nation at once

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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 7/15/2014 3:56:32 PM     Post Reply
The Obama administration quietly announced on Tuesday that it intends to change the way Americans learn about natural disasters and other major emergencies during radio and TV broadcasts, giving the president the ability to flip a switch and address the entire nation at once. The Emergency Alert System, the latest version of a program first established in 1951, blasts out emergency messages in the event of local weather emergencies, but can also be used to warn Americans about terror attacks and major natural disasters. [Snip] It can take up to 10 minutes for every radio, TV, cable and satellite provider to

Pope Francis Calls on U.S.
to Welcome Illegal Immigrants

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Robert Wilde    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/16/2014 11:55:14 AM     Post Reply
In his message to the “Mexico/Holy See Colloquium on Migration and Development,” Pope Francis characterized the tens of thousands of illegal immigrants that have crossed the U.S. southern border as a product of globalization, suggesting that the phenomenon is happening worldwide. Francis proclaimed, “Despite the large influx of migrants present in all continents and in almost all countries, migration is still seen as an emergency, or as a circumstantial and sporadic fact, while instead it has now become a hallmark of our society and a challenge.” Emmer McCarthy for Vatican Radio said Francis expressed his concern for “the tens of thousands of

Mrs. Obama Declares
War on Chick-fil-A

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Townhall, by Todd Starnes    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 12:55:08 PM     Post Reply
The First Lady of these United States has declared war on Chick-fil-A. It seems the home of plump juicy breasts and hot buttered buns has run afoul of the new Smart Snacks in School program. The program is a component of Mrs. Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The new government regulations require snack items served in public schools to have less than two hundred calories. That includes vending machines, lunch rooms and other campus food venues. And that’s really bad news for kids at South Carolina’s Socastee High School. They’ve just learned they will no longer be allowed to buy Chick-fil-A

Lie at Heart of “Immigration
Reform” Exposed

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Daily Caller, by Mickey Kaus    Original Article
Posted By: Toledo- 7/15/2014 12:11:48 AM     Post Reply
“Trust” is for Con Men: The reaction to the border chaos in Texas has accomplished one thing: It has exploded the lie at the heart of current “comprehensive” immigration reform plans. The basic structure of those plans is a swap of a) near-immediate legalization for b) increased border security in the future. The appealing idea is to let current illegals stay while taking the steps necessary to prevent further waves. The lie is the assumption that, once current illegals get their legalization, pro-immigrant activists in both parties will continue to support the second half of the bargain, the increased security. The

Obama AWOL as border crisis worsens
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Washington Times, by Editorial    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:02:13 AM     Post Reply
John McCain, an immigration hawk. Who knew? Mr. McCain, the highest-profile Republican of the U.S. Senate’s “Gang of Eight” that came up with amnesty as the solution to the immigration crisis — and it truly is a crisis — is finally taking a hard line against President Obama for his encouraging the tidal wave of illegal aliens swamping the southwestern border. “There has to be a halt to this,” Mr. McCain thundered Sunday on CNN. “That’s what we want, and the best way to do that is for planeloads of these young people to be returning to their country of origin

The 5 Most Dangerous Guns in America
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Rolling Stone, by Kristen Gwynne    Original Article
Posted By: scottc- 7/15/2014 11:46:15 AM     Post Reply
Contrary to what those who defend the right to own high-powered assault rifles believe, not all guns are created equal. Due to a combination of availability, portability and criminal usage the following five types of guns are the country's most dangerous. School Shootings: Widely Reported Tragedies Since 2000 - Using firearm trace data from the ATF, as well as FBI homicide records, we determined the types of guns most often recovered from crime scenes and/or used in murders. The numbers are stark: According to the FBI's 2012 Crime in the US data, nearly 70 percent of homicides for which the FBI received weapons data involved the use

The media can no longer ignore
Obama and Hillary Clinton´s problems

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Noemie Emery    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/16/2014 5:15:16 AM     Post Reply
It had to come sometime, and it came in one very bad week for the Democrats: that the many big problems with Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama finally grew too great for the press to ignore. Obama in his own different way is heading towards Nixon-like levels of weirdness, as, beaten down by the failures regarding his ventures, he appears to have quit his own job. A.B. Stoddard of the Hill says in effect he has stopped being president and chooses to live in a world of his own, shutting out the problems that have become overwhelming, giving dinners where he talks

Rove American Crossroads
in Mississippi Controversy

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American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord    Original Article
Posted By: Desert Fox- 7/16/2014 8:43:14 AM     Post Reply
The headline in the Washington Post on June 4 was clear: Rove-backed American Crossroads won’t get involved in Cochran runoff Said the Post story the day after Tea Party favorite Chris McDaniel had defeated six-term Mississippi GOP Senator Thad Cochran in the first round of the state’s GOP primary: American Crossroads, a GOP establishment organization, has decided to shift its political focus almost entirely to the general election and will not be spending money in the likely runoff election to decide the Mississippi Senate nomination that was virtually deadlocked after Tuesday night. […] “Other than Alaska, we have completed our work on Senate primaries

Exclusive - Sessions Warns All of Congress:
Obama´s New Immigration Strategy ´Threatens
Foundation of Our Constitutional Republic´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Matthew Boyle    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 9:28:19 AM     Post Reply
Senate Budget Committee ranking member Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) has warned all of his colleagues in Congress that President Barack Obama’s new immigration strategy—his plans to legalize millions of illegal alien adults through executive power—could destroy America as we know it. “I write to inform you of a development that threatens the foundation of our constitutional Republic,” Sessions, Congress’s top immigration hawk, wrote in a letter that was hand-delivered to all 535 members of Congress on Monday and provided exclusively to Breitbart News. Sessions cites a recent report from the National Journal, in which reporter Major Garrett detailed how, despite the ongoing

Eric Holder: Americans Should Not
Be ´Color Blind,´ But ´Color Brave´

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Breitbart´s Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 7/15/2014 1:34:47 PM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder encouraged Americans not to forget race while working for justice and equality in their country. “As it stands, our society is not yet color blind -- nor should it be -- given the disparities that still afflict and divide us.” Holder explained, “We must be color brave, and we must never forget that all are made better and more prosperous if all are given equal opportunities.” Holder made his remarks during a speech at Howard University on Tuesday for the 50th Anniversary Celebration of the Civil Rights Act. “We must take into account not only the

Behind the scenes at the
Clinton White House

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New York Post, by Geoff Earle    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 7/15/2014 5:04:05 AM     Post Reply
WASHINGTON — It was an enduring image of his presidency: a chastened Bill Clinton walking his dog while wife Hillary keeps her distance as the family leaves town at the height of the Monica Lewinsky scandal — but it was all part of a contrived public-repentance campaign, according to a new book. With Bill on the skids and his wife’s future prospects on the line, it was necessary for the pubic to see the president being punished, said Weekly Standard online editor Daniel Halper in his new book, “Clinton, Inc.: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine.” “They understood that

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