Category Archives: Culture War

Norway investigates child abuse at asylum-seekers’ centers

What a fine mess these countries have brought upon themselves.

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Via Yahoo: Norwegian police said that they are investigating several cases of sex offenders allegedly abusing children at asylum-seekers’ reception centers in the country. Swedish police, meanwhile, arrested more than a dozen people suspected of planning an attack on a refugee center.

In Norway, the abuse was reported to authorities during the autumn and winter, Axel Wilhelm Due from the National Criminal Investigation Services told The Associated Press without providing figures or details except to say that there were “several” cases.

The incidents included abuse by known sex offenders visiting the reception centers as well as residents of the centers, Due said, adding that police were reviewing every alleged case.

“We are looking very seriously at every individual case, and based on our information it’s very likely that children living in reception centers in Norway have been and are being subjected to sexual abuse,” he said. “But generally there is low criminal activity in and around the reception centers.” Due said that police wouldn’t provide details about the alleged cases at this stage.

Last year, more than 31,000 people applied for asylum in Norway of whom 5,300 were unaccompanied minors.

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) announced that 409 people have died this year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea, and migrant crossings in the first six weeks of 2016 are running at nearly 10 times the rate of the same period last year. IOM says 76,000 people have reached Europe by sea, nearly 2,000 per day, since January 1.

Read the whole story here.

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Rest in peace, Justice Antonin Scalia

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Yesterday, America suffered a grievous loss when Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia — pro-life, Christian, Constitution originalist, conservative in every sense of the word, and a towering intellect — was found dead.

Scalia was a guest at the Cibolo Creek Ranch resort in West Texas, reportedly as part of a private group of about 40 people. When he didn’t appear for breakfast Saturday, someone went to his room to check on him and found him dead.

We are told Scalia died in his sleep on the night of February 12 or in the early morning of February 13, 2016, of natural causes. (New York Post)

Scalia would be 80 years old this March 11. He left a wife, Maureen, and nine children, and a heart-broken nation.

Chief Justice John Roberts said in a statement Saturday afternoon (LifeNews):

“I am saddened to report that our colleague Justice Antonin Scalia has passed away. He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues.  His passing is a great loss to the Court and the country he so loyally served.”

On June 26, 2015, by a razor-thin margin of one, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 in Obergefell v. Hodges, in favor of the absurd notion of same-sex marriage. Henceforth, homosexual couples must be allowed to marry in every state of the disunion. To give you an idea of what America lost yesterday, here’s the dissenting opinion penned by Justice Scalia:

I join THE CHIEF JUSTICE’s opinion in full. I write separately to call attention to this Court’s threat to American democracy….

Today’s decree says that my Ruler, and the Ruler of 320 million Americans coast-to-coast, is a majority of the nine lawyers on the Supreme Court. The opinion in these cases is the furthest extension in fact— and the furthest extension one can even imagine—of the Court’s claimed power to create “liberties” that the Constitution and its Amendments neglect to mention. This practice of constitutional revision by an unelected committee of nine, always accompanied (as it is today) by extravagant praise of liberty, robs the People of the most important liberty they asserted in the Declaration of Independence and won in the Revolution of 1776: the freedom to govern themselves.

Until the courts put a stop to it, public debate over same-sex marriage displayed American democracy at its best. Individuals on both sides of the issue passionately, but respectfully, attempted to persuade their fellow citizens to accept their views. Americans considered the arguments and put the question to a vote. The electorates of 11 States, either directly or through their representatives, chose to expand the traditional definition of marriage. Many more decided not to. Win or lose, advocates for both sides continued pressing their cases, secure in the knowledge that an electoral loss can be negated by a later electoral win. That is exactly how our system of government is supposed to work….

When the Fourteenth Amendment was ratified in 1868, every State limited marriage to one man and one woman, and no one doubted the constitutionality of doing so….

But the Court ends this debate, in an opinion lacking even a thin veneer of law. Buried beneath the mummeries and straining-to-be-memorable passages of the opinion is a candid and startling assertion: No matter what it was the People ratified, the Fourteenth Amendment protects those rights that the Judiciary, in its “reasoned judgment,” thinks the Fourteenth Amendment ought to protect….

Thus, rather than focusing on the People’s understanding of “liberty”—at the time of ratification or even today—the majority focuses on four “principles and traditions” that, in the majority’s view, prohibit States from defining marriage as an institution consisting of one man and one woman. This is a naked judicial claim to legislative—indeed, super-legislative—power; a claim fundamentally at odds with our system of government. Except as limited by a constitutional prohibition agreed to by the People, the States are free to adopt whatever laws they like, even those that offend the esteemed Justices’ “reasoned judgment.” A system of government that makes the People subordinate to a committee of nine unelected lawyers does not deserve to be called a democracy….

[T]his Court, which consists of only nine men and women, all of them successful lawyers who studied at Harvard or Yale Law School. Four of the nine are natives of New York City. Eight of them grew up in east- and west-coast States. Only one hails from the vast expanse in-between. Not a single Southwesterner or even, to tell the truth, a genuine Westerner (California does not count). Not a single evangelical Christian (a group that comprises about one quarter of Americans19), or even a Protestant of any denomination…. And to allow the policy question of same-sex marriage to be considered and resolved by a select, patrician, highly unrepresentative panel of nine is to violate a principle even more fundamental than no taxation without representation: no social transformation without representation.

But what really astounds is the hubris reflected in today’s judicial Putsch. The five Justices who compose today’s majority are entirely comfortable concluding that every State violated the Constitution for all of the 135 years between the Fourteenth Amendment’s ratification and Massachusetts’ permitting of same-sex marriages in 2003. They have discovered in the Fourteenth Amendment a “fundamental right” overlooked by every person alive at the time of ratification, and almost everyone else in the time since….  They are certain that the People ratified the Fourteenth Amendment to bestow on them the power to remove questions from the democratic process when that is called for by their “reasoned judgment.” These Justices know that limiting marriage to one man and one woman is contrary to reason; they know that an institution as old as government itself, and accepted by every nation in history until 15 years ago, cannot possibly be supported by anything other than ignorance or bigotry. And they are willing to say that any citizen who does not agree with that, who adheres to what was, until 15 years ago, the unanimous judgment of all generations and all societies, stands against the Constitution.

The opinion is couched in a style that is as pretentious as its content is egotistic…. Of course the opinion’s showy profundities are often profoundly incoherent. “The nature of marriage is that, through its enduring bond, two persons together can find other freedoms, such as expression, intimacy, and spirituality.”23 (Really? Who ever thought that intimacy and spirituality [whatever that means] were freedoms? And if intimacy is, one would think Freedom of Intimacy is abridged rather than expanded by marriage. Ask the nearest hippie. Expression, sure enough, is a freedom, but anyone in a long-lasting marriage will attest that that happy state constricts, rather than expands, what one can prudently say.) Rights, we are told, can “rise . . . from a better informed understanding of how constitutional imperatives define a liberty that remains urgent in our own era.”24 (Huh? How can a better informed understanding of how constitutional imperatives [whatever that means] define [whatever that means] an urgent liberty [never mind], give birth to a right?) … I could go on. The world does not expect logic and precision in poetry or inspirational pop philosophy; it demands them in the law. The stuff contained in today’s opinion has to diminish this Court’s reputation for clear thinking and sober analysis.

The 5-4 Supreme Court vote actually should be 3-4 because two justices who voted in favor of same-sex marriage, Ruth Bader Ginsberg and Elena Kagan, should have recused themselves (or removed by Chief Justice John Roberts) due to conflict of interest, both having performed homosexual marriages.

The four dissenters are John Roberts, Samuel Alito, Antonin Scalia, and Clarence Thomas — all Catholics. (Read more: “Judicial Tyranny: Dissenting opinions on Supreme Court’s ruling on homosexual marriage”)

Scalia’s death leaves the Supreme Court split 4-4 between conservative and liberal, raising the stakes even higher in this pivotal presidential election year. 

While Obama can nominate a candidate to fill the vacancy, winning confirmation by the Republican-controlled Senate in an election year would be difficult. The communications director for Sen. Mike Lee of Utah, a member of the Judiciary Committee, posted a tweet that said the chances of the Senate approving Obama’s appointment was “less than zero.” (USA Today)

Please pray for the repose of the soul of Antonin Scalia.

To Justice Scalia:

I beseech you, pray for us! Intercede for America and ask God for His mercy on our wretched country.

H/t FOTM‘s MomOfIV

~Eowyn

Indonesia Bans Homosexual Emojis on Messaging Apps

Where’s the outcry from liberals? Oh wait, they defend Islam while bashing Christianity. Move along…

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From Yahoo: In the latest crackdown on gay rights in Indonesia, the government has demanded all instant messaging apps remove same-sex emoticons or face a ban in the Muslim-majority country.

The emojis – which are available on the popular apps LINE and Whatsapp as well as Facebook and Twitter – depict same-sex couples holding hands and the rainbow flag, commonly used to symbolize the LGBT community.

“Such contents are not allowed in Indonesia based on our cultural law and the religious norms and the operators must respect that,” Ismail Cawidu, spokesman for the Communication and Information Ministry, told AFP Friday.

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He said of particular concern was that the colorful emojis and stickers could appeal to children. “Those things might be considered normal in some Western countries, while in Indonesia it’s practically impossible,” he said.

Cawidu said the ministry had contacted all companies that used such content, including Twitter and Facebook, and failure to comply with the request to remove the emojis could lead to the apps being banned in Indonesia.

LINE Indonesia has already removed its gay emojis from online stores and issued an apology. “LINE regrets the incidents of some stickers which are considered sensitive by many people,” the messaging app said in a statement. “We ask for your understanding because at the moment we are working on this issue to remove the stickers.”

While homosexuality is not illegal in Indonesia, the topic remains a controversial subject. In January, the University of Indonesia told a support group providing sex education and counseling for LGBT students that they did not have permission to hold meetings on campus. And last year Aceh, the only province in Indonesia which implements sharia law, introduced caning as a punishment for gay sex.

Prominent gay activist Hartoyo said the move to ban the emojis was symptomatic of a wider crackdown on LGBT rights. “This is just the latest in a series of incidents that have happened recently,” he said. “The government has let this ignorance go on for far too long and it has put our nation in danger.”

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Satanists endorse Bernie Sanders for President

By their supporters, you will know them.

Hillary Clinton is endorsed by:

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Now, satanists are rallying behind Bernie Sanders.

There’s a highly popular pro-Sanders meme group on Facebook.

An image posted to that Facebook page three days ago on Feb. 10, has received 1,193 likes and 320 shares as of 6:48 AM today. This is the image:

Satanists for Bernie 2016

Adan Salazar reports for InfoWars that Bernie also has the support of another group, the Satanic Communist Party, which claims to have more than 2,000 members.

Satanic Communist Party for Bernie Sanders

Honestly, I don’t understand why satanists aren’t bottoming for Hillary. None other than longtime Clinton friend and assassin Larry Nichols has said Hillary herself is a satanist.

And let us not forget this from 2008 . . .

Sucking the life out of America!

Sucking the life out of America!

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~Eowyn

Adidas goes homo

It will only cost you around $200 to show your pride!

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From HuffPo:

Sportswear giant Adidas is following in the footsteps of Nike and Levi’s in putting a rainbow-hued twist on some of its most iconic designs in time for LGBT Pride Month.

Three Adidas staples — the Stan Smith, the Adilette Slide and the Superstar — are getting the limited edition makeover as part of the “Pride Pack.” Each of the designs draws inspiration from the LGBT rainbow flag, “a symbol of equality and inclusiveness that signifies the diversity of the LGBT community,” according to press materials.

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Black assailant knocks white man to ground, shouts, ‘This is for Malcolm X, cracker!’

Obama built that.

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From the NY Post: The NYPD Hate Crimes Task Force is investigating a possible anti-white bias attack in Brooklyn — the second in a week.

A 51-year-old man walking along Nostrand Avenue near Glenwood Road in Flatbush was forcefully knocked to the ground by a 6-foot-1 black man around 3:40 p.m. Monday, police sources said. The victim told investigators that the assailant shouted, “This is for Malcolm X, cracker!” as he fell to the ground, sources said.

The man suffered pain in his neck, back and left shoulder, but refused medical attention at the scene.

Police are also investigating another possible bias attack on Sunday involving a man who allegedly sucker-punched straphanger Randy Aveille, 44, at the Church Avenue subway station at 9:45 p.m. Feb. 5 and spewed racial hatred at him. Cops released surveillance video of Aveille’s attacker on Wednesday in hopes of tracking him down. Authorities are investigating whether the attacks are related, sources said.

Victim Randy Aveille

Victim Randy Aveille

Aveille told The Post on Sunday that he had just gotten off the subway with his girlfriend and was headed to the steps when a man came from behind and began pummeling him in his face. “I was blindsided by a guy who started hitting my face,” Aveille said. “I was walking, and as I was approaching the steps, somebody came from behind me.” He said his fiancée heard the man say, “Watch who you look at!”

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Jughead Jones out of the closet…Archie Comics brands him asexual

So glad I’ve been done reading Archie comics for quite some time…

The Jughead as you may remember...

The Jughead as you may remember…

All of the years of Jughead’s love for food since the inception of Archie Comics appear to have finally meant something, as the writers of the current series have announced he is asexual in a newly released issue.

According to Fox News, the writers of the current series of Archies, Chip Zdarsky and Erica Henderson, made the announcement at last year’s Comic Con in New York, according to Catch News. The revelation takes place in Jughead No. 4, which will be released on Wednesday. Archie Comics gave some preview pages to ComicBookResources.com, which posted them Tuesday.

“My view of Jughead is, over the 75 years of his existence, there have been sporadic moments where he has dabbled in the ladies, but historically he has been portrayed as asexual,” Zdarsky said, according to Catch News.

“They just didn’t have a label for it, so they just called him a woman-hater. But he’s not a misogynist, he just watches his cohorts lose their minds with hormones… I think something like asexuality is underrepresented, and since we have a character who was asexual before people had the word for it, I’m continuing to write him that way,” he said.

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Throughout the series, Jughead has had several girlfriends while at Riverdale High, including dating Big Ethel and January McAndrews, to sharing his love for food with Debbi.

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