All we’ve heard for 6+ years is how progressives want to silence everyone they oppose and now certain people at the Blaze want to do the same to Trump. He may not be my favorite candidate, but more voices is always better than less.
 July 29, 2015 at 11:59pm
How about each person tasked with presenting the emails sits in jail if they aren’t produced within a week, until someone decides they aren’t fit for life in prison. Everyone can be set free once all the documents are handed over. The judge doesn’t wait years before becoming angered, the week starts the first time they’re in court. I can’t imagine why corruption would be so out of control, or bureaucrats would think they’re above the law with the strict demands that are in place…
Only themselves. Israel will turn them to glass before they do s**t without any US help, of course. Obozo doesn’t give a rats butt about you or the US. So, yeah, I’m really worried. Want to kiss their butts a little more, go ahead. I'm sure if feel good.
 July 25, 2015 at 9:51pm
I’d be just fine with Hitler and Obama going out the same way…
I've never seen a Catholic worship Mary... I've been Catholic all my life. While we love and respect Mary, we've never considered her God or as a deity. However, she does have a leg up on all of us as the Mother of God. We ask her to pray for us, since we do know that her son will listen to her requests.
Perhaps, if you understood properly the role of the Queen Mother as outlined in the Old Testament, you might better understand the relationship of Mother Mary to the rest of us.
Freunlaven I have been to nothing but catholic churches in the last 30 years and I can guarantee you that here in mexico, and pretty much all of latin america, mary is worshiped. This is the biggest congregation of catholics in the world. In the us they do not, well except the ones from here. Just because you do not see it does not mean it does not happen.
Keeps unapproving my comments. You have never been around the religious here in mexico and other parts of latin america. I have only been to catholic church in the last 30 years and here Mary is absolutely worshipped. She is prayed to and worshipped for everything, jc not as much. Go to the basilica on her "birthday" and see the people crawling on their knees to worship her. Perhaps if you got out more you would see it certainly does happen. I went through rics, well finished it but did not become a catholic, and they tell you right there that most people that claim to be catholics are not really.
I will also add that latin america is the largest congregation of catholics in the world so it's not just a fringe element.
Freunlaven, do you not pray to Mary? Do you not refer to her as "the queen of heaven" or "the queen mother"?
There is no such Biblical title, and there is no Old Testament role of such an individual other than that God promised that the Messiah would be a descendant of Adam and Eve (and a few others along the way).
She is NOT the mother of God - she is the earthly mother of Jesus, Who created her. How can she be the mother of her own Creator?
Prayer in and of itself is an act of worship.
Treasonus_Progscum - so what do you actually define as worship Mary? You do realize there are different forms of love and respect we show for Mary and the Saints than what we give to God, don't you?
1. Dulia = the honor we give to the saints. We ask them for their intercession through their prayers and we honor them for being holy men and women who lived for Christ. An example of dulia would be "Oh holy saint Anthony, pray for me so that I may be as faithful to Christ as you were Amen."
2. Hyper dulia = the honor that we may give to the Virgin Mary alone. She is recognized as the greatest of all the saints in terms of her intercessory power and rank. Saying a Hail Mary is an example of hyper dulia.
3. Latria = the honor and adoration that is due to God alone. We recognize him as the creator of all things seen and unseen, as the savior of the world, and as the governor of the universe. An example of latria might be "Glory to God in the highest, Lord God heavenly king almighty God and father. We worship you, we give you thanks we praise you for your glory."
So if we were to give "Latria" to Mary or the saints, we would then be committing idolatry.
Brigott - Yes I do ask Mary to pray for me. That is what a Catholic means when they say they "pray to Mary." Check out old English language... The word pray merely means to ask. such as "Pray tell...", ever hear of that phrase. It means you're asking the person to tell you something. Or how about this one I pray the court... means I ask the court. Words do have a meaning, and the Catholic church, since its tradition goes back 2000 years, tends to use the traditional meanings of words.
And in regards to your assertion there is no "queen mother" role in the Old Testament. Who were the queens? They were the mother's of the kings. The mother of the king was the intercessor for the people. That is Mary's role. And before you object with the one mediator quote from the bible, consider all the intercessors you use in your daily life of prayer. You ask for people to pray for you, you pray for others, I'm sure. You're acting as an intercessor yourself. There is nothing wrong with this, as Jesus tells us we are to do so.
Brigott - you do realize that by denying that Mary is the Mother of God, you are saying that Jesus is not God. I will pray for you.
Worship is as worship does.
Brigott, How can Jesus be his own Father? Easy, Through God, anything is possible.
And there we get another dimwitted comment from the peanut gallery.
“You have heard that it was said to the people long ago, ‘You shall not murder, and anyone who murders will be subject to judgment.’ But I tell you that anyone who is angry with a brother or sister will be subject to judgment. Again, anyone who says to a brother or sister, ‘Raca,’ is answerable to the court. And anyone who says, ‘You fool!’ will be in danger of the fire of hell. Matthew 5
If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing. 1 Cor 13
@ Gita We are merely trying to point out inconsistencies in Catholic doctrine. I do not mean to be harsh or offensive. There is no reason to resort to name calling.
@way “There is no reason to resort to name calling.” Back that statement up show us where there was name calling.
"another dimwitted comment from the peanut gallery", while not stated in a way as name calling could be consider such. It is unproductive and derogatory and serves no purpose in this discussion. Please defend your position with facts, not hateful statements, like an atheist.
Freunlaven Are you not paying attention or just being obtuse. I attended rcis, I studied the whole catechismo which is far more than most catholics do. I know the church supports praying to mary to have her pray to jesus for you. That does not happen here. People have shrines to mary and nothing to jesus. They pray directly to her to heal, help in the time of need. She is truly worshipped here, I know the difference in what is taught in the catechismo and what happens here. These are things I spoke to the priest about when I decided to to become one even after finishing it. He freely admitted in latin america they take it further than it's supposed to be. He even told us most catholics are not really catholics if they support abortion, etc. He said if you disagree with one thing the church does then do not become one as you would only go through the motions.
Praying to the saints is one thing, asking for help by going to jesus, this is nothing at all like that. In the us in the churches people kneel to the body of christ, they do not kneel to statues. Here the statue of mary is kneeled to. People believe mary is actually in the statues. If they have one in their house you do not speak bad or anything in front of them. Most keep lights on for her 24 hrs.
That bothers me less than praying to her alone. It happens, it happens here eveywhere. Believe me I understand praying to the saints as someone to help with jesus, this is praying to mary as a god.
I guess I could have just posted a shorter post saying I understand the whole "pray to her to pray for me" idea but this is praying to do god's work, heal the sick, etc. The church will never try to change this idea as the pope is a rock star here. I had to go with the wife to see benedict in leon, a rock star and nothing less. The people scrape up money they do not have to give to the church and hold mass outside in the cold and rain (yes, cold where we live) under a tarp because of the tiny several hundered year old churches that would not even begin to hold the people.
This and a few other things is why I did not go through with it. Plus I will never believe the priest turns wine and wafers into actual christs blood and flesh. They flat out tell you if you do not believe that you will never be a catholic no matter what you do. They flat out tell you by far most catholics are not really catholics, just going through the motions. I think my relation with christ is more important than anything.
Treason - I'm sorry that you have that example there in Mexico. As the priest told you, that is not how it should be.
The priest is also correct in that going through the motions is not good enough. If you don't believe that the Body and Blood are present in the Eucharist, you should not be taking it. Paul warns those who do not discern the body and blood, but consume it anyway eat and drink condemnation on themselves. Jesus made it very clear in John chapter 6 that it was not just a symbol.
I pray you will find peace with your relationship with the Lord and come to believe in the Eucharist. It has been a very powerful experience in my life, and in the life of my family as we have grown closer to Christ in this and the other sacraments. Meditating on the life of Jesus while praying the rosary has been a giant step forward in my relationship with Jesus. Mary doesn't get in the way, she's just there to make the introduction for most people. I would be miserable if I had no relationship with the mother of my husband or best friends, just as I would be if I had no relationship with my savior.
Freunlaven Thank you for the reply, a very nice and thoughtful one. It’s something I have to think about and while I am living here, probably will move back to the us soon, it’s hard to come to terms with. The priest in the us is one of my favorite people in the world, but I have a hard time with eucharist. Who knows in the future. My wife is a very devout, conservative, catholic. I wanted to do it for her but that is the wrong reason, I have to come to grips with certain things. I have not forgotten the issue, just detoured for the time being. Thank you and the best to you and yours. I will say again that I know the catholic church itself does not condone worshiping mary, it’s a misconception among protestants and some catholics like latin america.
We pray the rosary, I do everything except take the eucharist and confess.
My other post was not accepted, who knows if it will show up. Thank you Freunlaven for your thoughtful post. I have not given up on the issue and we do pray the rosary, the wife is a very devout "conservative" catholic. I would not become one though unless I accept all aspects, that would be dishonest. The priest we had in the us is one of my favorite people in the world. My best to you and yours, again I do understand your relation with the virgen it's really the same as with other saints in the way of praying just thrown off by how it's done here.
@way “another dimwitted comment from the peanut gallery”, while not stated in a way as name calling could be consider such" And that would be your interpretation, right? However that interpretation would be wrong as it was not name calling but a comment about a comment. I rest my case.
 July 15, 2015 at 8:36pm
Breitbart is reporting CNN’s nightly lineup is slamming Major Garrett for doing his job. How dare Acosta defend a fellow colleague? The network may have to reprimand him. Wasn’t Glenn just telling us all how fair minded Don Lemon was, or was that another black progressive, they all look the same…
 July 15, 2015 at 5:47pm
The beauty of it was Obama was already on edge for having to defend and sell an indefensible deal to Congress and the American public. Imagine what would come to light if the media didn’t neglect their responsibilities and actually asked tough questions to the President on a regular basis. That anger would allow all Americans to see Obama for what he truly is.
The most stunning thing about this story for me was learning that a journalist from CBS asked for the truth. The fact that this is so strange and foreign shows just how far we've fallen. When will this nation of sleeping men throw off the blankets of apathy and take a stand for the truth?
Members of the MSM need to be jailed, for failure to expose the sheer corruption of this administration. They all want favor with this administration, and rather than exposing them for who and what they are, they keep towing the line in the covering up the truths of their agenda. They’re unfortunately victims of their own warped ideologies. But as with all liberals, they’re not interested in facts nor truths, but only about promoting their own agenda’s and self interests.
 July 10, 2015 at 1:47am
banjarmon – Voting for the handpicked establishment GOP candidate (McCain, Romney, Jeb Bush?) ensures Conservatives won’t have a voice in government. When the supposed frontrunner (although no one can identify 1 of his supporters) is in favor of amnesty, CommonCore, NSA spying, etc. you’re vote is de facto going to the Democrats. The Republican party will never change, if it can count on scaring it’s members into voting for the ‘lesser of two evils.’
 July 2, 2015 at 8:06pm
If Cruz wants to win, he should one up Rand, and adopt the Fair Tax. It would disincentivize gay marriage, force illegal immigrants to pay taxes, and shut the door to the federal governments ability to pry into our private lives and personal income. It would also require them to be fully invested in ensuring our economy is doing well and make them dependent on our spending for funding.
 June 25, 2015 at 2:34am
Wasn’t a difficult decision. The lunatics on the left have made sure there’s no longer a market for them. At least not through ‘reputable’ sellers. Why take a stand for liberty if it effects our bottom line? That would require integrity…
 June 25, 2015 at 1:32am
The root cause of poverty is the welfare system (modern day slavery). The things Bill lists are products of the welfare system.
“The root cause of poverty. … That is the dissolution of the African American traditional family, chaos on the streets of poor neighborhoods and an educational system that does not demand the same standards of achievements that are demanded in the white neighborhoods.”
When the system is set up to provide more assistance to a single mother, than if the man is in the home, something is wrong, it encourages families to live apart. Even if the man has a low paying job, the kids probably still need assistance. It would be cheaper for the man and woman to live together, reducing rent at least...but no, we encourage the breakup of the family.
Same for senior citizens. A widow and widower get more money for living separately, than if they were married, thus many live together.
And the slavery cuts both ways- welfare enslaves the recipient and enslaves the person providing by forcibly taking the sweat of his brow to pay for it
Fair point....but there is a cause for folks to go on welfare too. I remember growing up poor, and while we likely qualified for welfare, we didn't dare take it.
I'd say the sense of personal responsibility is at the root of it all. The more we prove that we are not capable of taking care of ourselves, on our terms....we will be taken care of by the government, on their terms. And plenty of folks are just fine with that....either because they feel their race of people are owed it because of past transgressions, or because we are entitled to it because we are born citizens of one of the worlds most *wealthy nations.
Mason C. Weaver wrote an incredible book that connected the dots for me, called "It's Okay to Leave the Plantation"
Read it....he makes a 1 for 1 comparison to the old plantation system with the modern government welfare system
Well, he did write the majority of the constitution.
 June 23, 2015 at 2:05pm
Funny how it’s just a flag when they’re burning it, but when it’s politically expedient it actually represents something.
 June 22, 2015 at 10:52pm
andrewketler – Hyper-partisan? The Blaze and Breitbart go after the Republican party on a regular basis. Fox News is the propaganda arm of the establishment GOP. That’s obvious. They continuously side with the party over the Constitution and fiscal conservatism. Libertarians can find common ground with conservatives on those two websites. I’d endorse the Drudge, but don’t visit the site (it’s a visual mess), and left leaning sites only support liberty when that liberty involves trampling the rights of others.
 June 20, 2015 at 11:40am
America will be saved, but first there’s going to be a reset.
 June 19, 2015 at 3:49pm
Without the 2nd amendment, there isn’t liberty for Democrats, Republicans, independents or Libertarians. It won’t matter how unified the American people are if they’re unarmed against a tyrannical government. Dr. Carson may be right about a lot of things, but if he doesn’t understand that, he’s not fit to be president.
You really think one man could disarm the United States? If that were possible our current leaded would have done it years ago. He tried and thankfully failed. I do not believe Dr Carson would even consider such. Remember even the great Wyet Erup "infringe" on gun rights during his tenures in Dodge City and Tombstone. "Drop 'em off at the Sheriff's office on the way in. You can pick 'em up on the way out." Talk about two dangerous places to be disarmed!
Surgeon General, Homeland Security, State Dept.,......but President? nuh-uh
Not my first choice either but not because of the 2nd Amendment red herring.
Dr Carson better embrace our God given right to protect ourselves or he will never get elected. If he doesn’t come out in a very big way that he will support our 2nd amendment rights 100%, “shall not be infringed”, he might as well throw in the towel.
 June 19, 2015 at 3:44pm
I’m sure he’d like to recant those statements in hindsight, but politics aside, this is bigger than Glenn Beck or progressive MSNBC personalities, and there’s no denying they were all witnesses to that fact.
 June 18, 2015 at 10:22pm
booger71 – It’s an easy code to crack. We, FOX News, are the propaganda arm of the Republican establishment. Marco Rubio should be our next president. Pretend Ted Cruz and Rand Paul don’t exist, but just in case you’re paying attention, they’re unelectable. Now Karl Rove would like to reiterate those sentiments… After the break, John McCain endorses his illegitimate son, Lindsey Graham.