Sunday Show 10/12/14
The Festival of Sukkot begins on Tishri 15, the fifth day after Yom Kippur. It is quite a drastic transition, from one of the most solemn holidays in our year to one of the most joyous. Sukkot is so unreservedly joyful that it is commonly referred to in Jewish prayer and literature as Z’man Simchateinu Z’mn Simchateinu (in Hebrew), the Season of our Rejoicing.
W.E.B. Du Bois
W.E.B. Du Bois was born during the term of President Andrew Johnson and died the year that Lyndon Johnson became president. Du Bois was born in 1868 and raised in Massachusetts, and graduated in 1888 from Fisk University, a black liberal arts college in Nashville, Tennessee. During the summer, he taught in a rural school and later wrote about his experiences in his book THE SOULS OF BLACK FOLK.
Horseback protest targets BLM, but environmentalists say “whoa”
They’re a dozen men and women riding horseback on a modern-day cross-country cattle drive, but with fistfuls of petitions instead of a herd of steers. Their wide-brimmed hats tipped low against the sun’s glare, they’re riding from Bodega Bay, Calif., to Washington.
‘Museum of the Bible’ hopes to have faithful flock to Washington
If Steven Green’s prayers are answered, a new museum will take its place three years from now in Washington, alongside such venerable repositories of art and artifacts as the Smithsonian and the Air and Space and U.S. Holocaust Memorial museums.
Fast selling book ignored by media, buried in stores
Published Tuesday, it already is going through a fifth printing, sits near the top of the Internet sales lists and will debut on the New York Times list next week; but even amid widespread acknowledgement that the nation is unraveling, nobody in establishment media seems interested in talking about a book called “Stop the Coming Civil War”.Read more at
Boy, 13, killed when sacrificial goat plunges from roof
A 13-year-old boy has been killed after a sacrificial goat jumped off a building and landed on his head. A Turkish schoolboy Heval Yildirim died when sacrificial goat jumped off building and fell on him.
Obama’s Catalist Database operates like the Borg
As I mentioned in my previous column, the Democrats and the institutional left have a new political tool that allows them virtually to ignore moderates yet still win elections. It’s called the Catalist database, and was previously deployed in the 2012 election.
Mexican Gov’t paying to help shield Illegal Immigrants in the US from deportation
The government of Mexico is paying to help its citizens who are living illegally in the United States avoid deportation. According to a report from National Public Radio, the Mexican government through its 50 consulates around the United States has been helping to fund low-income illegal immigrants to apply for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA — which shields illegal immigrants from deportation and allows them to work in the U.S. Read More
Supreme Court blocks Wisconsin voter ID law
The Supreme Court on Thursday night blocked Wisconsin from implementing its new voter identification law on the eve of next month’s elections. In a related action, a district court judge in Texas ruled that state’s voter ID law is racially discriminatory and violates the Voting Rights Act. The state attorney general’s office said it would appeal.
Gay marriage opponent Perkins calls recent Supreme Court move on gay marriage ‘back alley maneuver’
Tony Perkins, Family Research Council president and outspoken opponent of gay marriage, said Sunday that the Supreme Court effectively deciding last week to allow states to handle the issue is a “back alley maneuver” and that the debate is “not going away.”
Thousands of Pastors defying IRS
It’s been a rough year or so for the Internal Revenue Service. The agency has been in the news for “losing” key computer records that Congress wants to investigate. There was the scandal over high-level attempts to investigate and intimidate churches. And there were the demands that certain conservative and Christian groups reveal their prayers and promise not to oppose Planned Parenthood.