Religion & Mental Health: New Study Links Belief In ‘Punitive God’ To Emotional Problems


This can explain the ultraconservative right’s problem.
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Pastors Protest Hobby Lobby Birth Control Fight In Oklahoma


-Bible is Pro-choice, fundamentalist should be too!
“Exodus 21:22-25 describes a case where a pregnant woman jumps into a fight between her husband and another man and suffers injuries that cause her to miscarry. Injuries to the woman prompt the normal penalties for harming another human being: an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, a life for a life. Killing the woman is murder, a capital crime.”
“The miscarriage is treated differently, however — as property loss, not murder. The assailant must pay a fine to the husband. The law of a life for a life does not apply. The fetus is important, but it’s not human life in the same way the pregnant woman is.”
“The moral view that underlies Roe v. Wade — that a line is crossed when a fetus becomes “viable” — seems most plausible, morally defensible, and consistent with the spirit of the biblical view.”
>more examples at http://huff.to/RRg1QT
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Social Security Disability Enrollment Rising Due To Demographic Trends, Not Obama ‘Slavery’ Plot: CBO


It is not easy to get DI.

I had to apply because my boss told me that she would have to fire me because I couldn’t do the work anymore. I have a genetic hyper-autoimmune disease. Its a weird hidden disability that puts your body in constant inflammation from head to toes.

Its been almost 18 months since I applied and still wanting for the appeal judgement. It is not easy to get DI. All my savings and investments have been cashed out, I am living on the graces of family and friends.

These people are barking up the wrong tree. Maybe if West would have gotten injured during his war service, he would understand. What does he think of the veterans that he serve with who lose a limb. Any love for them.

Its not slavery, its a safety net. I paid into it for over 20 years. My grandfather had to quiet the army because of the same thing. If I have a disability, I deserve my benefits. My health is not a political ball. People need to go vote and take these whacks out of office.
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Health Care Reform Rebates For Health Insurance Costs Rolling In


This may make people want to vote for the sensible Democrats over the irrational Republicans. It was the republicans’ idea anyway in the 90’s. This will open a lot of the eyes who believed this law would hurt them. My health is not a commodity; it “LIFE” as in “LIFE, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” Liberty does not live in a vacuum, it needs to breath and be happy!
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Nancy Pelosi Says Obama Should Use Constitution To Avert Debt Crisis


I always wondered how Congress can break laws. Congress passed the spending. So as much as it me be wrong or right to force future government to pay for it; thats the way physics work. No time travel yet.

Could they get an opinion from the Supreme Court first? I know sometimes the DOJ will give an opinion on a pending, proposed or questionable law. Can they ask the courts to get their opinion?
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Phil Mickelson Withdraws From Memorial Tournament Citing Fatigue


Psoriatic arthritis is a very fatigue based disease. http://www.psoriasis.org/psoriatic-arthritis/diagnosis Its an hyper autoimmune disease that can cause serve inflammation. Its like you body thinks it has an infection when it doesn’t. Sometimes you feel like you have a bad sunburn when you don’t. I have it and it is a doozy. You can be fine one minute then the next you ligaments, joints and membranes are inflamed. Its also a hard disease to diagnose because the symptoms can be very generalized and overwhelming.
More on Golf
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Mitch McConnell Argues Against More Donor Disclosure, Accuses Obama Of Political Retribution


Here we go again. First it was moderates who were devilized by the conservatives. Now disclosure is bad. Sounds like something out of 1984:

“The key-word here is blackwhite. Like so many Newspeak words, this word has two mutually contradictory meanings. Applied to an opponent, it means the habit of impudently claiming that black is white, in contradiction of the plain facts.”

Definition of doublethink: “To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and then when it becomes necessary again, to draw it back from oblivion for just so long as it is needed….”

Another historic reference can be described as the “big lie” in WWII:

The phrase was also used in a report prepared during the war by the United States Office of Strategic Services in describing Hitler’s psychological profile:

“His primary rules were: never allow the public to cool off; never admit a fault or wrong; never concede that there may be some good in your enemy; never leave room for alternatives; never accept blame; concentrate on one enemy at a time and blame him for everything that goes wrong; people will believe a big lie sooner than a little one; and if you repeat it frequently enough people will sooner or later believe it.”

Someone is studying old school propaganda in the republican offices.
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Brandon Elizares, Gay Teen, Commits Suicide, Writing ‘I Couldn’t Make It. I Love You Guys’ (VIDEO)


This disturbs me very much. These kids have so much to live for. Bullying will not stop until they hold the bully’s parents accountable. It starts at home and needs to be stopped at home. Where are the bully’s parents, do they do enough to keep their child from hurting other children.
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