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Science is Racist.

Its now being reported that Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa. One would have to assume Europe's birth rates were much higher back then.

All I can say is it appears to me that science is like totally racist.

The Sun:

A FOSSILISED tooth belonging to an ape-like creature that roamed Bulgaria 7.2 million years ago could rewrite history as we know it.
Scientists say the species, which is known only from a lower jawbone and a single tooth, may prove that modern man originated in Europe and not Africa.
Personally, I think it's all a bunch of bunk. In reality, they found a tooth. It's pretty old. They should just say when we know more we'll let you know.

It's obviously a European tooth. I mean, look at it. It's disgusting.


So is This an "England is Doomed" Thing or a Guy "Trying to Fix Things" Thing?

So, is this a "yeah, England is definitely doomed thing" or is this more like a "women want to talk about their feelings and the guy just wants to talk solutions but he should just shutup and stop trying to fix things" thing?

The two things are not mutually exclusive either. It might be both. Here we have Piers Morgan saying hey, shouldn't we be doing SOMETHING about this ideology of hate coming out of the Muslim world but the women on the show become horrified that he would say such a thing.

But he's not even saying what we should do. He's just saying we should be kind of angry about what happened and do SOMETHING about it. To me, that seems like a perfectly legitimate thing to say. Forget legitimate, it's a necessary thing to just start a conversation. But the others on the panel don't even wsnt the conversation to begin. Nope. They're not having it.

And shutting off conversation seems like an awfully odd thing to do on a TALK SHOW!!! But it's not just talk shows. Are the people who are making decisions just shutting off the conversations in the same way? Is it still not "legitimate" or something to discuss the fact that a rather unsettling number of Islamists are blowing up people?

I keep thinking we're waking up. And then I think we're not. In the end, I think we'd rather feel good about ourselves for not having the conversation than actually saving lives. It seems strange to me. But for many of these folks, the bomb is not effecting them so they can continue stifling actual conversation as a show of their own virtue.

Look, I wrote an entire book about love in the face of anti-Christian discrimination and violence. I'm all about it. But it doesn't mean we need to be stupid. We have to get past the sads, right? We have to appreciate the love people show to the injured and bereaved. But don't we actually also have to do something else? Like make sure this doesn't happen every month or two?

Isn't it a little ridiculous that after some random violence of anti-abortionists (and nothing close to the level of Islamic radicals), leftists in the 90's wanted RICO statutes brought against pro-lifers, they wanted wide and spacious border control around abortion clinics to prevent pro-lifers from even coming near abortion clinics, and they wanted a national dialogue about preventing future violence from anti-abortionists. Do we remember that? So, my take, is that if Muslims were bombing abortion clinics, the left would be praising Trump's temporary ban of immigrants from Muslim-dominated countries.


NBC and Newsweek Just Tweeted the Most Racist Message for The Bachelorette

First came this 1960's ad from NBC to promote The Bachelorette. I mean seriously, do they really think this is an issue in America today? They're so #woke it's like they've been in a coma for 60 years. James T. Kirk was canoodling with green chicks in outer space fifty years ago on television.

This tells you all you need to know about what they think about race. Yeah yeah, I've been seeing some hot takes about what it says about what they think about Americans. And there is that. But it's actually not that. Not totally. They can't get past race. Nobody I know would even lift an eyebrow at this girl dating any kind of man she wanted. Not an eyebrow. It wouldn't even be a thought. But to these guys, race is everything. They can't stop thinking about it. They're obsessed with it. They don't see a beautiful young woman. They see a beautiful black woman who might date a white guy. They're uncomfortable with it. And then they project that discomfort onto sane Americans and actually pat themselves on the back because they think that if they're uncomfortable with it then regular Americans are going to flip about it.

But the Newsweek doubled down on crazy. I can't actually believe they put this out there. They later removed it but holy Klan tweet Batman.

As Trump would say - Sad. Sad. Not good.

HT Twitchy


Anyone Have Divorce Rates for Same-Sex Marriages?

I never thought the whole gay marriage thing was actually about marriage. I don't ever see secular progressives building anything. They tear down. That's what they do.

Isn't it interesting that many of the same people who, for years, argued that marriage was just a meaningless piece of paper suddenly became passionate about gays being allowed to marry? It's almost like there was an alternative agenda.

So if anyone has divorce rates of same-sex marriages from a reputable source I'd be interested. I'm not actually thinking that they'll be higher necessarily. I mean they might be but not necessarily. I've read in a number of places that lesbians get married a lot more than gay guys. And I'm betting that will have some impact on the statistics. But I'd like to know some actual numbers.


MSNBC and Chris Matthews Interrupt Bombing News with Anti-Trump News

So bent and twisted is MSNBC about Donald J. Trump that news of a horrific and enraging terror attack on children seems of secondary importance to them. I actually don't know who to blame. MSNBC for thinking its viewers care more about some pretty mundane anti-Trump news or MSNBC's viewers for actually caring more about anonymously sourced anti-Trump news than about a terror attack on children.

I guess it beats them kickstarting the lectures on Islamaphobia that I'm sure have already started.

HT Daily Caller


All Horrified by Manchester Bombing. Except a CBS Reporter Who Dropped a Punchline

I can not even imagine what would bring someone to the point where they would attack young children. It sickens me, horrifies me. All of the families which have been torn apart should remain in our prayers.

Children were among 22 people killed in a suicide attack after an Ariana Grande concert at Britain's Manchester Arena, police said early Tuesday.

The bomber also died when he detonated an improvised explosive device near one of the venue's exits at 10:33 p.m. local time (5:33 p.m. ET) on Monday, according to authorities.

Officials said 59 other people were wounded, including some with life-threatening injuries. Many others remained missing.
The incident sparked a nightlong search for loved ones as frantic parents tried to locate their children, and groups of friends scattered by the explosion sought each another.
But a CBS reporter saw the tragedy as a good time for some humor. Steven Leavitt who says he reports for CBS among other publications and has a verified account on Twitter, had this to say:

"MULTIPLE CONFIRMED FATALITIES at Manchester Arena. The last time I listened to Ariana Grande I almost died too."

Ugh. What? A punchline? Now?

Pray for the families affected by this awful terrorist attack. And pray that we don't live in a country that is so callous as to see the term "Multiple Confirmed Fatalities" as the setup for a rimshot.


Atheist Blog Shows It Has Absolutely No Sense of Humor

Guys, this is hilarious. The piece that I recently wrote for The National Catholic Register titled "Atheism is the Uncoolest Choice Ever and I Can Prove it" has hilariously become the target of a large atheist blog over at Patheos which somehow missed that it was supposed to be a humorous piece.

Somehow, the writer completely missed the fact that I was joking around. I don't know how. I couldn't have made the piece any sillier if I had tried. And then this picture was put on top of it.

Yet still they missed it.

It's pretty funny.


Christian School Won't Let Pregnant Student Walk in Graduation

I get it. The school doesn't want to celebrate the girl getting pregnant but obviously they're sure happy that she kept herself pregnant. But it seems to me that disallowing her to walk in her graduation is erring on the side of...unmerciful. I get that you don't want premarital sex to be glorified by celebrating her pregnancy but my goodness, we are all sinners.

Seems to me that Kristan Hawkins has it right.

Miami Herald:

Maddi Runkles has never been a disciplinary problem.

She has a 4.0 average at Heritage Academy, the small private Christian school she attends; played on the soccer team; and served as president of the student council. But when her fellow seniors don blue caps and gowns at graduation early next month, Runkles, 18, will not be among them.

The reason? She is pregnant.

The decision by school officials to bar Runkles from “walking” at graduation – and to remove her from her student council position – would have remained private, but for her family’s decision to seek help from Students for Life. The anti-abortion group, which took her to a recent rally in Washington, argues that she should be lauded, not punished, for her decision to keep her baby.
“She made the courageous decision to choose life, and she definitely should not be shamed,” said Kristan Hawkins, the Students for Life president, who tried unsuccessfully to persuade the administrator of Heritage Academy to reverse the decision. “There has got to be a way to treat a young woman who becomes pregnant in a graceful and loving way.”

David Hobbs, administrator at Heritage Academy, a nondenominational independent school in Hagerstown, Maryland, where students take daily Bible classes, declined to discuss Runkles. In a written statement issued on behalf of the school’s board of directors, he said she would earn a diploma, and called her pregnancy “an internal issue about which much prayer and discussion has taken place.”
Runkles’ story sheds light on a delicate issue: how Christian schools, which advocate abstinence until marriage, treat pregnant teenagers.

“You have these two competing values,” said Brad Wilcox, a sociologist at the University of Virginia who directs the National Marriage Project, which conducts research on marriage and families. “On the one hand, the school is seeking to maintain some kind of commitment to what has classically been called chastity – or today might be called abstinence. At the same time, there’s an expectation in many Christian circles that we are doing all that we can to honor life.”

Navigating that balance is exceedingly difficult for Christian educators, and schools respond in various ways, said Rick Kempton, chairman of the board of the Association of Christian Schools International, which represents about 3,000 schools in the United States and many others overseas.

“There’s a biblical term that many Christian schools use, and it is the whole idea of grace: What would Jesus do?” Kempton said. Of Runkles, he added: “She’s making the right choice. But you don’t want to create a celebration that makes other young ladies feel like, ‘Well, that seems like a pretty good option’.”
This is exactly the kind of thing that makes people look at Christians and say "ewww." You can love the girl without celebrating her decision to have premarital sex. And yeah, keeping the baby is a great thing she's doing. And while the school shouldn't glorify her pregnancy, maybe as a Christian institution they should be doing everything they can to help her through this very difficult time in her life.

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Watch Out Trump! This is How Sauron Takes Over Your Mind!!!

Like seriously, didn't you watch Lord of the Rings at all? Didn't you see what happened to Saruman or even Pippin because they touched the Palantir. This is exactly how Sauron takes over. Exactly.

But seriously, if this scene were in a movie, these guys would totally be the campy b-list arch villains of a Naked Gun movie. Who thought the optics on this were a good idea?


Atheism is the Uncoolest Choice Ever. And I Can Prove It

I've read a number of stories about how atheism is seen as "cool" by many young people, especially among college age youths. That's funny to me because I couldn't think of anything less cool than becoming an atheist. So, just in case any young people are reading, here are eight reasons that atheism is the in-coolest choice ever.

8) Religious people live longer, happier lives, according to numerous scientific studies. I know you atheist types are all about the SCEIENCE even though you pretty much get all your scientific information from Huffpo articles with clickbait headlines like "Watch Bill Nye completely own a Creationist!" or "How Rolling Your Eyes is the Greatest Debate Tactic Against Christians!" (Rule of thumb: if the article you're reading contains exclamation points, it's probably not a respected scientific publication.)

But I guess because you're an atheist who will live a shorter life maybe you don't have time to read actual scientific journals. I mean, something's gotta' be cut out, right? But on top of shorter lives, studies indicate you'll be more miserable too. So while your life won't be longer, it might just feel that way.

7) Michelangelo and Bach (look 'em up kids!) were indisputably awesome Christian artists. But hey, atheists have the kid who plays Harry Potter. Do you really don't want to be a part of any group that includes the actor formerly known as Harry Potter. Or maybe you do because that's how uncool you actually are.

Michelangelo was never photographed like that. Ever.

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