Live Not by Lies

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Today’s BreakPoint: Live Not by Lies

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…Weiss describes a growing and institutionally enforced anti-Semitism, and proceeds to list a series of incidents that she says cannot be accurately understood as isolated, but instead as an essential and insidious component of the new liberalism, a “mixture of postmodernism, postcolonialism, identity politics, neo-Marxism, critical race theory, intersectionality, and the therapeutic mentality.”

 

Our Tax Dollars Still Fund the Destruction of Embryos

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Today’s BreakPoint: Our Tax Dollars Still Fund the Destruction of Embryos

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And There’s not a Single Good Reason Why

JOHN STONESTREET

In 2001, President George W. Bush limited federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research to already-existing lines of embryonic stem cells. While it wasn’t a complete ban on the research itself, it did prevent any further federally funded destruction of human life, and instead prioritized funding for research into adult stem cells…

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Protecting Females in Sports and Just Telling the Truth

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Today’s BreakPoint: Protecting Females in Sports and Just Telling the Truth

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Since 2015, World Rugby, the international governing body of a sport with a lot of hitting but little protective gear, has allowed biological males who identify as female to compete in women’s leagues. They were early adopters of what seems to be a growing trend of sports officials who pretend biological and physiological realities no longer exist in light of new ideas from social science and activist groups.

But they do. Canadian kinesiologist Linda Blade, writing at Quillette recently, summed those realities up this way: “male athletes are, on average, 40 percent heavier15 percent faster30 percent more powerful, and 25–50 percent stronger than their female counterparts.”

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Questions to Ask the Candidates

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Today’s BreakPoint: Questions to Ask the Candidates

The beginning of every Christian citizen’s civic duty is to vote. Chief among the reasons Christians should vote is that it is an opportunity to love God, by loving what He loves, and an opportunity to love our neighbor, by advancing those policies that lead to moral and personal goods…

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The Best Analysis on Tuesday’s Debate Was Given 42 Years Ago

With both sides quickly pointing out how their candidate "won the day" the truth is the American people lost.There is no denying as a CHristian, I could never and will never support the socialist democratic Pro-Abortion platform. That being said I found it hard to support either position that so blatantly disrespected and degraded the other. If this is what (and I believe it so) American Politics has come to God help us.  - Mike 

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Today’s BreakPoint: The Best Analysis on Tuesday’s Debate Was Given 42 Years Ago

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John Stonestreet

There are no highlights from Tuesday night’s presidential debate. There are, however, plenty of “lowlights”: name-calling, untruths, anger, vitriol, interruption. It was a debacle on every level.

During the debate, my friend Trevin Wax tweeted, “Neil. Postman. He saw this coming forty years ago,” referring to how the author of Amusing Ourselves to Death, who described what happens in societies when societies’ entertainment replaces truth and celebrity-ism replaces virtue.

In addition to Postman, a speech called “A World Split Apart,” given at the Harvard University commencement on June 8, 1978, by Russian dissident Alexander Solzhenitsyn has proven to be the best decoder of our cultural moment. Today, we live downstream from, in the wake of, what Solzhenitsyn attempted to describe to his booing audience…

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Sliding toward Pedophilia

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Today’s BreakPoint: Sliding toward Pedophilia

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Each chapter of the sexual revolution has featured an updated version of the same myth: “Don’t worry, the kids will be fine. Sex with anyone anywhere? The kids will be fine. Separate marriage from procreation? The kids will be fine. No-fault divorce? The kids will be fine. Graphic sex education in schools beginning in kindergarten? The kids will be fine. Same-sex marriages eliminating either a mom or a dad from the picture? The kids will be fine. 

They weren’t…

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Why the Left Is Attacking Amy Coney Barrett

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Today’s BreakPoint: Why the Left Is Attacking Amy Coney Barrett

(It’s not Just Because Trump Nominated Her)

In a Sane World,” suggests Kathryn Jean Lopez, “America Would Have Just Fallen in Love with the Barrett Family.” After allAmy Coney Barrett’s scholarly brilliance is recognized by legal minds on both the left and the right. Plus, she’s the mom of seven children, including two that were adopted from Haiti. Her youngest child, who has Down Syndrome, is the favorite of everyone in the family, she revealed in a truth said in jest when she accepted her nomination.

As Lopez asks, “what’s not to love?”

It’s a good question, even for those on the other side of the political aisle. Barrett is, after all, literal proof that women really “can have it all,” a line that, apparently, more people say than actually believe. As NPR’s Nina Totenberg admitted in a recent profile, “Barrett’s busy schedule and her many roles leave people … scratching their heads and asking, ‘How does she do it?’”…

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Disney’s Mulan and the Backdrop of Genocide

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Today’s BreakPoint: Disney’s Mulan and the Backdrop of Genocide

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JOHN STONESTREET WITH DAVID CARLSON

Disney’s newest live-action movie, “Mulan,” was released Friday. So far, reviews have ranged from mostly positive to absolutely glowing: “an exciting, well-crafted action movie,” a “robust” and “family-friendly, live-action Disney fantasy,” and an “epic-scale tribute to female empowerment.”

However, the feedback on Mulan has chilled considerably after reports that Disney filmed substantial portions of the movie in China’s Xinjiang province, with the blessing and cooperation of the Chinese Communist government.

Xinjiang is the home province of some 12 million Muslim Uighurs. According to the U. S. State Department, over one million of them have been moved to concentration camps where “they are starved, abused, tortured, electrocuted, raped and even killed.” Uighur women have been “forcibly sterilized . . . [and] made to use intrusive birth control methods.” There have even been reports of forced abortions and even infanticide.

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The Deeply Pessimistic Intellectual Roots of Black Lives Matter, the ‘1619 Project’ and Much Else in Woke America

I grew up in and served America in a time when we were taught respect for everyone. My mother was a Public school teacher and counselor, and taught us to be color blind; and although we were not particularly religious, it is also what Jesus taught  Matthew 22:39.

Unfortunately, that is no longer the America some intellectual elitist and others would have us live in. The following article lays out very clearly the path of destruction America is headed for. The question is what are we to do about it? – Mike

 

By John Murawski, RealClearInvestigations September 2, 2020

If much of the dire rhetoric behind America’s moment of racial reckoning seems from an oppressive world of a half-century ago, that’s because it comes from “critical race theory,” a decades-old philosophy deeply skeptical about the possibility of racial progress.

It turns up in the best-selling book, “White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism,” in which readers are told that “white identity is inherently racist” and that “the white collective fundamentally hates blackness.”

Unrest in Portland, 2020: “Critical race theory” has shaped a generation of students who now hold sway in academia, the workplace, the media — and Black Lives Matter. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

The New York Times’ historically revisionist 1619 Project, published last year and distributed to more than 3,500 K-12 classrooms, similarly instructs that “anti-black racism runs in the very DNA of this country.”

In Durham, N.C., a racial task force last month issued a 68-page report to city leaders stating that all social structures were designed to subjugate blacks, to privilege “the health of white bodies” and “to indoctrinate all students with the internalized belief that the white race is superior.”…

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Today’s BreakPoint: (2 Topics; China and Abortion)

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China Uses Forced Labor to Produce Laptops, and We’re Buying Them

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Abortion and Planned Parenthood Exposed

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