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February 11, 2014

Selling gayness Dear editor: How can we convince people into accepting and approving homosexuality as an alternative lifestyle? Look around and see, hear and read how it is occurring before our ver......

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archaeo1

Feb-15-14 11:59 AM

Keymaker, Who did the Catholics protect at the end of ww2 from imprisonment. The Nazis or the Ju's{wto wont allow real the spelling} they weren't the ones protected anyway.

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Backwoods

Feb-14-14 8:49 AM

whatever - I have another comment about your yesterdays 9:18 A.M. post. You said. "Such pompous arrogance." Is that what you call believing in the Bible, then I am because I do. In the book Acts it says, "repent therefore and be converted that your sins may be blotted out and you receive times of refreshing through Jesus Christ."

What does repent mean??? Change your ways!!!

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whatever

Feb-13-14 3:48 PM

The only one marketing anything to sway public opinion is YOU "father".

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Backwoods

Feb-13-14 1:23 PM

whatever - yes I have sinned in many way and I still sin for no man is perfect. But I have repented and continue to repent as I slip and sin. There are many thing I use-to-do that I have reframed from doing when the Lord Jesus touched my heart and my eyes were open to see the reality of what I was doing.

I have people on occasions that remind me of some of the things I did in a previous lifestyle. My answer to them is, "you have seen what Jesus has done for me, so just think of what he can do for you."

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FatherJohn

Feb-13-14 11:43 AM

Most of the responses to my letter only serve to validate the marketing tactics of those trying to influence public opinion. It's working!

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whatever

Feb-13-14 9:18 AM

Since you are slinging verses from the bible - 1 Corinthians 6:9-10 New International Version (NIV) 9 Or do you not know that wrongdoers will not inherit the kingdom of God? Do not be deceived: Neither the sexually immoral nor idolaters nor adulterers nor men who have sex with men[a] 10 nor thieves nor the greedy nor drunkards nor slanderers nor swindlers will inherit the kingdom of God. -----Have you ever had sex before marriage, taken anything that wasn't yours, gotten drunk, been greedy, said anything bad about somebody? Seems to me the line at the gates of heaven is going to be pretty short, but let me guess, you are sorry and all is forgiven. Such pompous arrogance.

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Backwoods

Feb-12-14 5:00 PM

whatever - you made a correct statement when you said, "Religious beliefs are what cause a world to be divided," because Jesus said basically the same thing. It is recorded in Matthew and Luke;

Mat 10:34 Think not that I am come to send peace on earth: I came not to send peace, but a sword. Luk 12:51 Suppose yee that I am come to giue peace on earth? I tell you, Nay, but rather diuision. I will say that you need to look at several verses on both sides of each of these scriptures so that you can get them in the proper context.

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DLudwig

Feb-12-14 3:50 PM

stonewall, your argument is reductio as absurdum, my friend. a common form of argument which seeks to demonstrate that a statement is true by showing that a false, untenable, or absurd result follows from its denial,[1] or in turn to demonstrate that a statement is false by showing that a false, untenable, or absurd result follows from its acceptance. It must be wonderful to be you; sitting atop your stone wall glaring and sneering in self-righteous sanctimony at all us imperfect beings.

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whatever

Feb-12-14 3:13 PM

Such a sad world we live in. The human race has so far to go. Religious beliefs are what cause a world to be divided. It defines political boundaries, provocation for war and oppression toward those of differing faiths, all over a series of beliefs that no one can prove to be true. There is nothing wrong with people having their faith and beliefs, but there is something wrong when it is used to condemn others and justify bigotry. Accept that this world is full of cultural diversity and instead of being afraid of that, learn to accept it and others for who they are.

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archaeo1

Feb-12-14 1:39 PM

Stoney, Do you believe to be gay is a choice? people are born who they are. There are gay animals..Dogs, deer, Turkeys etc. To say you would group pedophile priests in the same light as a person who is gay is so bizzar I cant even imagin.May your vail of self deceit follow you where ever you go my son and shadow all that is real..I showed this nonsense to a pastor this morning and his comment was"When some folks read the bible they can take it to extreems..They don't seem to understand metaphores,alagory and that such views are a big problem in the church today". To borrow a phrase from "Love Is"If you don't think as we do and are not saved you will burn in hell...WELCOME TO OUR CHURCH! "JAH" DRIVE THEM AWAY![P.Tosh] sorry . I added the last phrase on my own .Stoney.. Tell me where addicts fit in your view. Just wondering.. As I pray @ watch the sun Rise and see all that is.. in gods world know that we are not alone. My the God of your understan

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MTOMTO

Feb-12-14 1:27 PM

I may cling to my guns and religion, but I do not fear or hate that which is different from me precisely because I have my guns and religion.

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quiensabe

Feb-12-14 12:53 PM

I am not anti-Christian, nor am I anti-semitic or anti-Muslim, but I am opposed to the use of any religion to justify persecution. And throughout history religion has consistently been used to do just that.

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quiensabe

Feb-12-14 12:31 PM

Stony: I was calling upon your own non sequitur in a previous post. As for Edinboro's diatribe: Nicely done. I haven't heard that much xenophobia presented so eloquently since my last reading of Mein Kampf.

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st0newa11

Feb-12-14 11:44 AM

Edinboro, I agree with some of what you said, but disagree with some, so I can't click on any button for your comments.

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TheKeymaker

Feb-12-14 11:43 AM

My viewpoints aside on this matter, having read the comments posted here, one would have to assume that we must all be tolerant of those identify themselves as homosexual, because that is just the way they are....However, we must not allow any dissent based on one's religious beliefs, which is of course protected by the 1st Amendment, along with the freedom to express that dissent. Interesting. Tell me about this tolerance thing again? Tell me about the Nazis again?

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st0newa11

Feb-12-14 11:43 AM

You folks don't make any sense. You say, "Accept, accept" and "Tolerate, tolerate", then condemn those who don't accept YOUR precepts. That defines HYPOCRITE. Quiensabe, just because someone doesn't accept homosexuality, it doesn't mean that they fear it (-phobic). Nor does it make them a racist, white supremacist. Total non-sequitur. Absolutely ZERO logic. Just name calling, which always results when there is NO logical rebuttal. Archaeo1, yes, I group ALL immorality together. I do NOT judge them. They'll face that on their own one day.

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Edinboro

Feb-12-14 10:58 AM

Barack Obama is the cultural-Marxist-in-chief, and second in command in promoting The Agenda is Eric Holder.

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Edinboro

Feb-12-14 10:56 AM

…it also includes militant feminism, openly promoting the islamification of non-muslim nations (and NEVER MIND that islam is overtly misogynistic which conflicts wildly with the feminist faction of the cultural Marxists – active islamification of white Christian nations passes the aforementioned test with flying colors, so should be vigorously pursued), normalizing subtle and sometimes not so subtle anti-white racism and hate speech against white people (remember Jamie Foxx’s “joke” on SNL about “shooting all the white people”?), in the U.S. it includes the pursuit of amnesty for MILLIONS of illegal aliens from Mexico who criminally entered this country without permission, the pursuit of code words like “diversity” and “multiculturalism” as if they are virtues of the highest order, etc.

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Edinboro

Feb-12-14 10:56 AM

The enthusiastic promotion of homosexuality in the media and popular culture, etc. is part of a larger agenda, which can be thought of as 'cultural Marxism,’ and which seeks to permanently deconstruct traditional white European Christian majorities, cultures, ways of life, etc. through any means. The test, for them, is: does a thing undermine and tear down these traditional societies and values? If it does, then that thing is GOOD and should be vigorously pursued. In the case of promoting homosexuality, the answer to this test is a resounding YES, it helps to undermine and deconstruct traditional values. But the agenda of the cultural Marxist does not simply include the militant promotion of homosexuality…

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reasonrules

Feb-12-14 10:41 AM

What a HYPOCRITE.

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quiensabe

Feb-12-14 9:07 AM

archeao1, I get stoney's logic. I think it's corrupt, but I get his direction. After all I accept the fact that there are homophobes. I group them with racists, white supremacists, Klansmen, neo-Nazis, antisemites...and now, I suppose, certain people who call themselves "Christian" As for MTO's elucidation on Shari'a Law, he is correct. It is a direct extension of the Old Testament, the original rule of law for the Abrahamic trilogy, Christianity, Judaism and Islam. Each of those organized faiths have decided how to interpret the rules in books like Leviticus and put them into current practice.

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archaeo1

Feb-12-14 8:30 AM

stony, Are you suggesting that to be gay puts you in a category of rapists,muggers ,murderers or child molesters? I may have missed your point.... sorry if that was the case.

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st0newa11

Feb-11-14 10:03 PM

"Ahh yes - another Christian who can't seem to practice the very basics of their very own religion "TOLERANCE AND ACCEPTANCE"." Here we go again. I guess we must be tolerant of rapists, muggers, murderers, thieves, adulterers, fornicators, liars, child molesters, drug purveyors, blackmailers, ad infinitum! Anything goes folks. Anyone out there not "tolerate" ALL of the above? Only the hypocrites, liars and BIGOTS! Check out the book, "The Marketing of Evil", unless you can't handle the truth.

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FatherJohn

Feb-11-14 10:00 PM

To: Guiltbanger: I have written on the sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church. "Out of the Ashes" acknowledged the horror and what the Church has done to protect and safeguard the children from clergy AND laypeople. The Church is a model for other institutions where this goes on as well, to imitate and implement safeguards. By the way I am not obsessed with homosexuality. I'm not the one "beating the drums" on this issue. There are other issues, like drugs affecting our society. Stay tuned!

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Backwoods

Feb-11-14 6:07 PM

I do not believe Father Neff is obsessing about homosexuality or gays. He is warning of the judgements to come unless we repent of our sins. By his actions I believe he is showing his love and concern for his fellow man.

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