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McCain Pastor: Islam Is a 'Conspiracy of Spiritual Evil'

• Sen. John McCain recruited the support of an evangelical minister, Pastor Rod Parsley, who describes Islam as "anti-Christ" and Mohammed as "the mouthpiece of a conspiracy of spiritual evil."

• Parsley is the pastor of the World Harvest Church of Columbus, Ohio.

FATHER PFLEGER DEFENDING JEREMIAH WRIGHT & FARRAKHAN

Must see clips!!!!!!!

During boom in crop prices, lawmakers harvest subsidies

With food prices soaring, it takes some gall to force Americans to pay billions of dollars to millionaire agribusinesses. Yet that's what the latest farm bill would do.

Florida, Michigan cannot save Clinton

Michigan and Florida alone can't save Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign. Interviews with those considering how to handle the two states' banished convention delegates found little interest in the former first lady's best-case scenario. Her position, part of a formidable comeback challenge, is that all the delegates be seated in accordance with their disputed primaries.

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Faith and Fairness

Faith and Fairness:
Finding Strength and Tools for Advocacy in Your Faith Tradition
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Keynote Speaker: Rev. Dr. Miguel De La Torre

Strickland to be vice presidential choice regardless of nominee?

This in from Real Clear Politics.com:

A footnote: Support is growing in Democratic ranks for Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland as vice president. He would bring to the ticket maturity (66 years old), experience (six terms in Congress) and moderation (rated "A" by the National Rifle Association). He is very popular in Ohio, a state Republicans must carry to elect a president.

Maryland: 13-yr old Tries To Rape Assistant Principal

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Looks like we need to get Joe Clark back into schools.

http://www.wbaltv.com/news/16191772/detail.html

What McCain expects from federal judges

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- John McCain has long rankled social conservatives with his stance on issues such as campaign finance reform and support for some embryonic stem cell research. On Tuesday, he sought to reassure those voters of his conservative credentials as he outlined his philosophy for appointing judges to the federal bench.

Denomination Wrestles With Pastor’s Statements

Just as Senator Barack Obama has spent this week trying to stem the damage to his campaign from statements by his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah A. Wright Jr., the small, theologically liberal Protestant denomination both men belong to, the United Church of Christ, has been grappling with the impact of the controversy upon its members.

Still no 'mission accomplished'

President Bush declares the end of major combat in Iraq aboard the USS Abraham Lincoln in 2003

The banner was said to have been the Navy's idea

President Bush did not say "Mission Accomplished" on the deck of the USS Abraham Lincoln off San Diego on 1 May five years ago. But the banner above him did.

And the picture of those two words said more than the 1,829 words of his speech.

America's Most Polluted Cities Revealed

Pittsburgh, America's "Steel City," snagged a second designation — albeit a negative one — this week when, for the first time, the American Lung Association designated it the most air-polluted U.S. city.

While gas prices rise, Kaptur talks about how Bush lied to the Pope

McCain Offers Details of His Health Plan

TAMPA — Senator John McCain, detailing his plan to solve the nation’s health care crisis, called Tuesday for federal intervention with the states to assure coverage for people who have been denied insurance.

Angelfood

Have any SwampBubblers utilized the services of the Angelfood Ministries. My Mom did this month. We picked her groceries up from the Maumee Senior Center. What I thought was a program for struggling families is actually open to anybody with $30.00 to plop down for approximately $60.00 worth of food.

Global Food Crisis? It's the corporations fault

From the "scratching your head" desk, in the Philadelphia Enquirer:
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The global food system feeds gluttonous corporations first

Senate passes genetic discrimination bill

WASHINGTON - People learning through genetic testing that they might be susceptible to devastating diseases wouldn't also have to worry about losing their jobs or their health insurance under anti-discrimination legislation the Senate passed Thursday.

World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day – Saturday April 26, 2008!

By creating a healing wave of calm around the planet, World T'ai Chi & Qigong Day paints a vision of possibility for humanity each year. Subtly, quietly, providing a profound example to millions who participate or experience it through the media. An annual healing event has quietly spread across the planet. Millions worldwide have experienced the healing benefits of T'ai Chi & Qigong.

Opinion In Texas compound case, 4 questions need answers

"Last week's public hearings in the sensational case were longer on suspicions than hard evidence. Since then, the authorities have clamped down even on basic information that should not be sensitive — such as the ages and genders of those removed.

Sam's Club, Costco limit rice purchases as prices rise

By MARCUS KABEL, AP Business Writer 1 hour, 1 minute ago

The two biggest U.S. warehouse retail chains are limiting how much rice customers can buy because of what Sam's Club, a division of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., called on Wednesday "recent supply and demand trends."

The broader chain of Wal-Mart stores has no plans to limit food purchases, however.

John Foley Interview

The interview link with John Foley has been fixed. Sorry for the inconvenience. You may now log onto the Toledo View to hear the entire interview with Mr. Foley.

In the interview, TPS Superintendent, John Foley - Sets the record straight about TPS, Scott High School and much more!

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