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Christmas on 16th Street

So near Dupont Circle (D.C.), there’s this crazy house on 16th Street, just past R Street. They really like Christmas, they really do: Peace: Friends: Joy:

Supreme Court Will Consider Legalizing Gay Marriage

The U.S. Supreme Court will announce whether it will consider legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide as early as January. Supreme Court justices are to meet privately Jan. 9 to debate whether to review five marriage equality appeals, according to an update Tuesday of the court’s online docket. If the justices take on one of the five [...]

10-Year-Old Boy Mutilated and Sacrificed in Witchcraft Ceremony by Indian Man Who Thought He Could Use Magic to Make His Wife Pregnant

People will do a lot of desperate and crazy things to have a baby, but what one Indian man did went beyond the pale. He kidnapped a 10-year-old boy, and

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all Patterico readers. Thanks for being out there, and have a great day.

New York Gang Threatens to Storm NYPD Precincts, and Their Plan After That is Insane

Two NYPD officers were executed, but it seems like the violence may only get worse. A New York gang, the Black Guerilla Family, has threatened to storm NYPD precincts and

Cartoon: Peace on Earth – Quit – Install

See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at http://cagle.com. To license this cartoon for your own site, visit http://politicalcartoons.com The post Cartoon: Peace on Earth – Quit – Install appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

ISIS Holds Santa Hostage & Slaughters His Reindeer in Christmas Message to Infidels

Merry Christmas Infidels from the Islamic State. ISIS holds Santa hostage in its Christmas message this year. In another Christmas message ISIS kills Santa and slaughters his reindeer. And here’s another Christmas message from the Caliph.

Caught on Camera: ‘An Unfortunate Soul’ Gets a Big Surprise When He Tries to Rob a Restaurant Owner in Broad Daylight [Video]

That ‘unfortunate soul’ got the beating he richly deserved for trying to rob someone he thought was an easy target. Surprise! It was supposed to be a classic grab and

FAA Issues Safety Warning As Drones Become Popular Gifts

The FAA is concerned that the thousands of Americans who find unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, under their Christmas trees this year might end up on Santa’s naughty list, and have issued a warning for budding pilots. Drones are among the most-wanted gifts this Christmas, and manufacturers have sold 200,000 units a month in 2014, [...]Show More Summary

Republican Congressman-Elect Continues War On Christmas

Congressman-elect Barry Laudermilk of Georgia told the Family Research Council’s “Washington Watch” that the left is trying to ruin Christmas. It’s always been an honored time but just recently it seems like it has gotten to the point where we have to even defend our rights that are given to us to celebrate the birth [...]

Antonio Martin Was Likely Heading to Prison When He Pointed Gun at Berkeley Cop & Was Shot Dead

Antonio Martin faced several criminal charges before he was shot dead on Tuesday night in Berkeley, Missouri. Martin had attended Jennings High School until he was expelled. St. Louis County Police released two more videos of last night’s police shooting … Continue reading ?

Cartoon: Christmas

See great cartoons by all the top political cartoonists at http://cagle.com. To license this cartoon for your own site, visit http://politicalcartoons.com The post Cartoon: Christmas appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

90-Year-Old Vet Arrested For Feeding Homeless Will Be Allowed To Hand Out Christmas Eve Dinner

The city of Fort Lauderdale must be so proud that they actually decided to treat the homeless like human beings for the holidays. Too bad that act of good will doesn't extend to the rest of the year. As we already discussed here earlier last month, Ft. Show More Summary

IN THE MAIL: From William D. Gairdner, The Great Divide: Why Liberals and Conservatives Will Never,…

IN THE MAIL: From William D. Gairdner, The Great Divide: Why Liberals and Conservatives Will Never, Ever Agree.

Christmas joy without piety

WASHINGTON — I once told a favorite pastor of mine that I liked him because he wasn’t too pious. As soon as the words were out there, I wondered if I should have just kept my mouth shut — I’m not good at that — since he might have found my compliment offensive. After all, [...] The post Christmas joy without piety appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Check out the joyful faces of 2014's marriage equality wins

Amanda Scott (L) and Christina Corvin (R) celebrate after getting married outside of the Mecklenburg County Register of Deeds office in Charlotte, North Carolina. The past year was, as has been mentioned, very good for marriage equality. Show More Summary

Why 2014 was a Good Year

This year, Facebook has done something novel. It provides users with the ability to compile a quick collage of pictures and posts to celebrate the past year. Innocuous as the gimmick is, it is interesting to note how some people view...Show More Summary

He Blinded Me With Science: What Ridley Scott Gets Wrong About ‘Exodus’

Sometimes a story just needs a little faith. The post He Blinded Me With Science: What Ridley Scott Gets Wrong About ‘Exodus’ appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Morning Must Reads: December 25

The Interview Goes Live Sony Pictures released its beleaguered Seth Rogen/James Franco comedy on several streaming sites Wednesday, in a move that sidesteps concerns about online threats made against theaters that show the film, but hundreds of theaters are still screening it West Awakes to White Christmas Western parts of the U.S. awoke to a…

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