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AUDIO – ELCA, Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Gay Ordination, Gay Pastors

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Issues,Etc.  interviews Pastor David Ramirez of Zion Lutheran-Lincoln, IL

Pastor David RamirezOpenly Gay Pastors Recognized by the
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America

Pastor David Ramirez of Zion Lutheran-Lincoln, IL – LINKED HERE



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11 Reasons to Vote Democrat in November

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Tammy Bruce - Locked and Loadedby Tammy Bruce on June 30, 2010



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Empire of Silence: Journolist, Breitbart, and what the Left doesn’t say

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

I like Andrew Klavan.   I hope this isn’t the end of a story he writes about at City Journal

Author-Andrew KlavanA personal incident has given me a particular perspective on recent news about the media. Last Tuesday, I received word that the French release of my thriller novel Empire of LiesEmpire of Lies features a politically conservative Christian protagonist, Jason Harrow, who believes he has uncovered an Islamist terrorist plot being obscured by the leftist mainstream media. “Lies, lies, lies,” the emotionally troubled Harrow murmurs at his television set. “It’s all about what they don’t say.” It will come as no surprise that my friend Andrew Breitbart praised the book as the only thriller he’d ever read in which the mainstream media were the villains. Read More »

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Tim Pawlenty Debut: The Un-Palin, Un-Romney Makes His White House Case for 2012

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Mixing it up…it gets interesting as written here by Jill Lawrence at Politics Daily

Jill Lawrence pictureWhy was Minnesota Gov. Tim Pawlenty wearing jeans this month at a meeting of formally attired governors in Boston? Fashion mystery solved: He was rushing off to a county Republican picnic 67 miles away in New Hampshire, the lead-off presidential primary state. Read More »

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Herman Cain: Possible ‘Dark Horse’ 2012 GOP Presidential Candidate

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

….and now from Matt Lewis at Politics Daily

Matt Lewis pictureHerman Cain is many things, including an African-American Republican, a former chief executive of Godfather’s Pizza, a cancer survivor — and the host of a popular radio show in Georgia. Recently, a “Draft Cain” movement has emerged, with the goal of drafting Cain into a presidential run. According to Doug Deal, the creator of the “Draft Cane” Facebook page, this is a grassroots effort to “try to help convince him that there’s support out there for him.” Read More »

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Papers, Please: Activists jokingly demand white bloggers show ID before getting lunch

By idaflo | July 27th, 2010 | No Comments » 

No words. The problem isn’t that they try to make a point – it’s that they ALWAYS get the basic facts wrong, thus rendering “the point” as pointless.

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By Chris Moody – The Daily Caller | Published: 1:20 PM 07/24/2010 | Updated: 1:38 PM 07/25/2010

LAS VEGAS, NV — It is well known that you should never stand between a blogger and a free lunch, but at NetRoots Nation, all rules get thrown out the window if you’re doing it for a cause. Read More »

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Who Knew? (Whale Defender speaks up.)

By idaflo | July 24th, 2010 | No Comments » 

Eagle head graphic superimposed on American flag

STOP THE NONSENSE and USELESS SLAUGHTER

Published by Lee S. Gliddon, Jr. on Jul 23rd, 2010 at We’re Right – DesertConservative.com

Target: Prime Minister J�annes Eidesgaard Sponsored by: John Koehler

Whales are sensitive, social animals with highly developed nervous systems. They have a profound capacity to suffer distress, terror and pain. Each year, the Faroese kill pilot whales and other small cetaceans. Read More »

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Howard Kurtz comments on the vapid Journolist’s postings

By idaflo | July 24th, 2010 | No Comments » 

The Washington Post logo

Getting the message on Journolist’s controversial postings

By Howard Kurtz
Washington Post Staff Writer
Friday, July 23, 2010

To conservatives, it is a pulling back of the curtain to expose the media’s mendacity.

To liberals, it is a selective sliming based on e-mails that were supposed to remain private. Read More »

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Is this man Obama’s worst nightmare?

By idaflo | July 23rd, 2010 | No Comments » 

‘The One’ may have met his match in emerging presidential candidate

By Chelsea Schilling
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

Story and video – Herman Cain – HERE

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Tea Party is NOT racist: Nate Whigham and Herman Cain Speak on NAACP (VIDEO)

By idaflo | July 22nd, 2010 | No Comments » 

Check this out. (Hat tip to “I hate the Media blog)

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