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This week's parsha is Aharay Mot and Kedoshim, Leviticus chapters 16 to 20. During leap years, it is split into two parshas, but this year is not a leap year so the two parshas are read together. ...
by Navy Vet Terp
Comment Count 18 comments on Thu Apr 30, 2015 at 05:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
This is a post to help people understand atheism. I write this because of how atheism is being portrayed in the media as a lack of morals. The latest example comes from Phil Robertson at a ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 38 comments on Mon Mar 30, 2015 at 06:54 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
I originally wrote this as a response to an anti-vax person coming from the libertarian point of view on the anti-vax movement. The person said they neither wanted to be forced to get vaccines nor ...
by FredFredZ
Comment Count 68 comments on Wed Feb 11, 2015 at 10:23 AM PST with 32 Recommends
Money, and capitalism, are in and of themselves soulless, neither good nor evil. Like all tools, they come alive in the hands of their master. The ways by which you may get money almost without ...
by NancyWH
Comment Count 70 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 03:00 PM PST with 10 Recommends
This is a repost of something I wrote on March 31, 2010. The motivation for writing it at that time was the lack of the accountability in the Roman Catholic Church for their handling of sexually ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2014 at 03:28 PM PST with 2 Recommends
I use to work with the lead singer Gary Floyd. To be honest he was a bit of a intellectual nerd. We mostly talked about philosophy and shit. He knew more about it than I did, so it was a bit ...
by se portland
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 08:21 PM PST with 5 Recommends
Here in Cincinnati we’ve been engaged in a fight to not become the largest metropolitan region (2.1 million people) in the country without an abortion clinic . When someone posted an update ...
by akadjian
Comment Count 278 comments on Mon Nov 24, 2014 at 10:12 AM PST with 178 Recommends
My Dad, that is. He checked out about two years ago. We're coming up upon Thanksgiving holiday, and my Dad won't be there. He has Alzheimers, and there is no "there" there. And I feel guilty ...
by Keith930
Comment Count 37 comments on Tue Nov 18, 2014 at 08:34 PM PST with 36 Recommends
People like Bill O'Reilly call upon people to raise themselves up while helping keep a foot on their necks. Conservatives like O'Reilly do have some kernels of truth on their side. They rightly ...
by AndySchmookler
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Oct 19, 2014 at 08:45 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
I've not published much lately because I didn't want to add my voice to the complainers. But given recent revelations, here's why I won't complain about anything Obama does for the rest of his term.
by 8ackgr0und N015e
Comment Count 113 comments on Wed Oct 01, 2014 at 04:06 AM PDT with 226 Recommends
Several months ago, more than two dozen United States Senators held an all-night vigil and speech-making about climate change. Their efforts focused on the urgent need for an appropriate ...
by richturc125
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Dec 04, 2014 at 05:25 AM PST with 1 Recommend
It really is a bitch, ain't it, when the rare piece of reality comes along and wipes out the phony meme's and in the case of the Military and Veterans the symbols used, especially when the reality ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Mon Aug 18, 2014 at 07:02 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
A recent story got me thinking about politicians who obviously make a mistake and instead of apologizing for it, they blame the media or Obama. Here’s the event that started me thinking about ...
by Madrigal Maniac
Comment Count 16 comments on Wed Aug 06, 2014 at 12:40 PM PDT with 19 Recommends
Neither yet paid for, after so quickly abandoning the missions and those sent to accomplish after 9/11, with flag waving, Poser Patriotic, cheers from some 70%plus!! That's how America floats it's ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 04:23 AM PDT with 1 Recommend
The Often-ignored Link between Child Migration and Reproductive Health in Central America Most unaccompanied, undocumented migrant children coming to the U.S. -- and causing a humanitarian border ...
by fcura
Comment Count 19 comments on Thu Jul 17, 2014 at 04:02 PM PDT with 26 Recommends
The battle over free will has been going on at least since ancient Greece. Most of the modern monotheistic religions claim that people have free will, to explain why God gets mad at people who ...
by Thutmose V
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Jun 23, 2014 at 02:28 PM PDT with 4 Recommends
To hell with your governor and the new law he just signed. If you have information on fracking chemicals, please just forward it to me, Wilburhorse, and I will be happy to reveal the information for ...
by Wilburhorse
Comment Count 5 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2014 at 10:24 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
On this D-Day Invasion Anniversary, 70 years ago: The Veterans from and that Generation did care even with not understanding issues like PTS at the time, once recognized ignored or denied it even ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 27 comments on Fri Jun 06, 2014 at 08:13 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
Again: NRA slams ‘downright scary’ Open Carry Texas gun lovers: They ‘crossed the line’ “Now we love AR-15s and AKs as much as anybody, and we know that these sorts of semiautomatic ...
by xxdr zombiexx
Comment Count 322 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2014 at 06:30 AM PDT with 196 Recommends
That's how a CBS report by Scott Pelley starts out. And being followed in further media reports, especially online and not only from Conservative outlets, about the memo passed on to the incoming ...
by jimstaro
Comment Count 27 comments on Tue May 20, 2014 at 08:53 AM PDT with 18 Recommends