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Conservatism After Christianity

One of the many paradoxes of the Trump era is that our unusual president couldn’t have been elected, and couldn’t survive politically today, without the support of religious conservatives … but at the same time his ascent was intimately connected to the secularization of conservatism, and his style …

Conservatism

An 11-Year-Old Changed The Results Of Florida's Presidential Vote At A Hacker Convention. Discuss.

Veteran hackers have tried for years to get the world to notice flaws in voting machines. Now that they’ve got it, they have to wrestle with scaring …

Florida

New study shows ‘alt-right’ views linked to infrequent church attendance and divorce

Washington D.C., Aug 9, 2018 / 03:30 pm (CNA).- Newly released data shows that those Americans who only occasionally go to Church services are more …

Evangelist seeks prayer for yoga-practicing Oregon governor

The evangelist Franklin Graham recently asked thousands of people at an Oregon rally to pray for the state's Democratic governor, saying she should be a Christian.<p>Yoga and meditation suit Gov. Kate Brown just fine, she told reporters Thursday when asked if she follows a certain faith.<p>"I believe …

Apple, Facebook, YouTube and Spotify remove 'Alex Jones Show,' Infowars over hate speech

Talk about a rough Monday morning. Pundit Alex Jones found his radio and video show, and other content produced by the far-right site Infowars, removed from Apple, Facebook, Spotify and YouTube.<p>The cumulative actions represent the largest efforts yet against Jones, a conspiracy theorist who most …

Alex Jones

Porn Stars, Playmates, and Prayer Circles: How the Christian Right Traded Family Values for the Cult of Trump

Trump may not be a model Christian, but he’ll happily fight the “war on Christmas” if he thinks it will move supporters from the pews to the polls. As Sean Spicer recently summed up the relationship between evangelicals and Trump, “That’s between him, his wife, and his God.”<p>Before <b>Donald Trump</b> …

Justice Department Says Undocumented Immigrants Should Be Called 'Illegal Aliens'

The U.S. Justice Department has decreed that U.S. attorney offices should refer to immigrants unlawfully in the country as “illegal aliens,” rather …

Canadian bishops praise Humanae Vitae on 50th anniversary

NewsCatholic Church, Contraception<p>canadian conference of catholic bishops, contraception, humanae vitae, winnipeg statement<p>OTTAWA, July 25, 2018 …

Vatican-approved journal strikes out at U.S. evangelicals and spread of 'prosperity gospel'

A Vatican-approved journal has dismissed "prosperity gospel" as a pseudo-theology dangerously tied up with the American dream and President Trump's politics, launching its second major critique of U.S. evangelicals in as many years.<p>Two of Pope Francis' top communications advisors — an Italian …

Which Kindle should I buy? Pros and cons of Amazon's ebook readers

Amazon’s first branded hardware popularized the eBook category more than a decade ago. To varying degrees, all the current Kindles do a bang-up job of replicating the reading experience of paper in digital form. Each lets avid readers tap into a vast library of eBook titles. And each model offers …

The Lie of American Freedom: A Theology of Glory

A couple of days ago, I was flying back to Minneapolis after three days in Dallas, visiting large Southern Baptist churches for Fourth of July …

BATRA: Trudeau groping controversy now a dumpster fire

Our prime minister has been doing a lot of “reflecting” lately. It’s what someone who is “woke” and a male “feminist” does these days.So let’s do a …

Sotomayor’s dissent in the Muslim ban case is absolutely devastating

A devastating dissent.<p>On Tuesday, five Supreme Court justices — Roberts, Kennedy, Alito, Thomas and Gorsuch — upheld Trump’s blanket ban on travel …

This Obama-era pilot program kept asylum-seeking migrant families together. Trump canceled it.

Trump Effect<p>In the wake of the 2014 migrant crisis that saw the Obama administration suffer its own backlash for the way it detained parents and children, Immigration and Customs Enforcement came up with a new way to handle families seeking asylum in the United States.<p>The Family Case Management …

Rudy Giuliani Confirms FBI Insiders Leaked Information To The Trump Campaign

"Did I hear about it? You're darn right I heard about it."<p>The former New York City mayor and Trump surrogate has recently dropped a series of hints …

Pan-Amazonian synod doc leaves door open to married priests proposal

Vatican City, Jun 8, 2018 / 10:40 am (CNA/EWTN News).- A preparatory document for next year's Pan-Amazonian synod was released Friday, indicating …

Here’s the Email Russian Hackers Used to Try to Break Into State Voting Systems

The screenshot, shown below, confirms NSA reporting that the email purported to originate from the vendor, Tallahassee-based VR Systems, but was sent …

North Carolina

4.2 Million Catholics In U.S. Leave Church To Protest Pope Francis

Baxter Dmitry is a writer at Your News Wire. He covers politics, business and entertainment. Speaking truth to power since he learned to talk, Baxter …

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer just blew the lid off the media’s coverup of Trump’s hush payments

The story of Donald Trump and Michael Cohen’s illegal porn star hush money deal was just confirmed as a major election issue in the hands of the <i>Wall</i> …

Stormy Daniels

Prominent Russian journalist who criticized Kremlin shot dead in Kiev

KIEV (Reuters) - A prominent Russian journalist and critic of President Vladimir Putin was shot dead in Ukraine where he had fled into exile following threats, police said on Tuesday.<p>Arkady Babchenko, 41, died of his wounds in an ambulance after his wife found him covered in his blood in their …

Russia

TMZ Goes MAGA: How Harvey Levin’s Gossip Empire Became Trump’s Best Friend

When the <i>Access Hollywood</i> tape of Donald Trump emerged in the home stretch of the 2016 election, it should have been a gift from the tabloid gods for …

Donald Trump

A New Study Says Nearly 6,000 Died In Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria. The Government Still Says 64 People Died.

The number of people who died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria was at least 70 times higher than the official death toll, according to a study published Tuesday in the New England Journal of Medicine.<p>The study estimates that 5,740 people died as a result of the storm, rather than the …

Puerto Rico

Cardinal Dolan defends Pope Francis’ controversial ‘gay’ comments as ‘orthodox teaching’

NewsCatholic Church<p>catholic, homosexuality, pope francis, timothy dolan<p>NEW YORK, May 24, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – New York Cardinal Timothy Dolan …

What might Weinstein’s books mean for his defence?

On his way to turn himself into police over sexual assault charges, Harvey Weinstein was filmed carrying three sizeable books, two of which have been identified as Something Wonderful: Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Broadway Revolution by Todd S Purdum, and Elia Kazan: A Biography by Richard …

Trump Started Cooperating With The FBI In 1981

You know who has a history of cooperating with the FBI? Donald Trump.<p>The FBI Memo below from The Democratic Coalition’s #TrumpLeaks archive proves …

Michael Cohen’s Business Partner Agrees to Cooperate as Part of Plea Deal

A significant business partner of Michael D. Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer, has agreed to cooperate with the government as a potential witness, a development that could be used as leverage to pressure Mr. Cohen to work with the special counsel examining Russian interference in the 2016 …

Michael Cohen

If Clinton’s email prompted an investigation, so should Trump’s cellphone use

By Jennifer Rubin<p>Jennifer Rubin<p>Opinion writer reporting from a center-right perspective<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Opinion writer<p>In July 2016, then-FBI Director James B. Comey announced his findings on the Hillary Clinton email probe:<p>The investigation began as a referral from the Intelligence Community …

Hillary Clinton

Michael Cohen payments put spotlight on New York investment firm linked to Russian billionaire

By Rosalind S. Helderman ,<p>Rosalind S. Helderman<p>Reporter focusing on political enterprise stories and investigations<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Michael Kranish and<p>Michael Kranish<p>National political investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Steven Mufson<p>Steven Mufson<p>Reporter covering energy and other financial matters<p>…

Michael Cohen

Report: Trump Jr. Also Met Saudi Arabia, UAE Emissary For Campaign Help, Not Just Russia

Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest child, reportedly met with an emissary representing the princes from Saudi Arabia and the United Arab …

Donald Trump

Trump Jr. and Other Aides Met With Gulf Emissary Offering Help to Win Election

WASHINGTON — Three months before the 2016 election, a small group gathered at Trump Tower to meet with Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son. One was an Israeli specialist in social media manipulation. Another was an emissary for two wealthy Arab princes. The third was a Republican donor …

Donald Trump