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-Turkish Fans Boo Moment of Silence For Paris Then Chant: "Allahu Akbar"

by Dr. D ~ November 18th, 2015

Nov. 17, 2015 – During a soccer game between Turkey and Greece, Turkish fans boo during a moment of silence for the Paris attacks, then break out into this chant: "Allahu akbar."

Response: This event demonstrates how far Turkey has moved toward radical Islam. A few short years ago it was seeking to become part of the European Union. But lately their leaders have been talking about re-establishing the old Ottoman Caliphate.

Now in this video a large number of Turkish citizens are obviously showing their support for the Muslim terrorists instead of the Parisian victims. This reminds me of  the celebrations that went on in many Muslim dominated countries following 9/11/01.                *Top

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-Why Does the Obama Administration Seem to Favor Muslim Refugees Over Christian?

by Dr. D ~ November 18th, 2015


The acceptance of Syrian refugees into this country has become a major issue following the terrorist attacks on Paris where at lease 2 refugees were apparently involved. Some are asking why nearly all of the Syrian refugees that the Obama administration is bringing into the country are Muslim when there are hundreds of thousands of Christian refugees from Syria and Iraq that also need our help.

Some are asking why we don’t can’t accept more Syrian Christian refugees. So far among the Syrian brought to America recently 2,098 are Muslim and only 53 are Christian. One of the reasons for that disparity is the fact that Christians avoid the UN refugee camps because of persecution so do not get processed by UN officials. Meanwhile, the U.S. State Department continues to ignore the pleas for help and visas for Syrian and Iraqi Christian refugees being provided for by Christian relief organizations favoring only the UN camps.

Some are even calling for only Christian refugees to be placed in the U.S. in order to eliminate the possibility of bringing potential terrorists into the country. Hillary Clinton has come out against any sort of ‘religious test’ for refugees and President Obama has called that approach “shameful.” Nevertheless, the end result of the current process by this administration seems to be discriminatory against Christians.

The fact is, that since 9/11/11 over 1.6 million immigrants from Muslim dominated countries have been accepted into the U.S. Also the acceptance of Muslim immigrants into the country has tripled during the current administration. Some claim that this is happening because President Obama favors Islam and is some kind of closet Muslim. I don’t’ believe that this is the case at all but having been raised as a Muslim as a child he is predisposed to look more favorably upon Islam than any previous president.

I think that President Obama’s policies and that of his administration reflect his ideological views which value multiculturalism and his historical anti-colonial bias which blames the Christian West for the subjection of third world nations and rise of poverty which he believes to be the seed bed of radical Islam and terrorism. From an article by Ben Shapiro of Breitbart News

Why do leftists treat Christianity and Islam differently, if both are merely chimerical responses to the vicissitudes of life? Because leftists see Christianity as the creator of Islam’s rise, and Christians as the victimizers of Muslims.   …

…Obama believes that Western civilization has exploited the rest of the world, and that it therefore bears culpability for the poverty that gave rise to the Islamic wave. Muslims are benighted victims of poverty; Christianity made them victims of poverty in the first place. Christianity thus bears blood guilt for the sins of Islam, but Islam bears none of its own. …

How else to explain the left’s romance with Islam and simultaneous dismissal of Christianity? How else to explain the left’s preoccupation with allowing Muslim refugees into the Christianity-founded West while demanding nothing of Islamic countries which are murdering Christians en masse?

Hillary Clinton says it’s hateful for Western countries to discriminate in choosing refugees based on religious philosophy. It’s far more hateful to suggest that Christianity must bow and scrape before Islam, particularly when Islamic terrorists target non-Muslims the world over.

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I agree with Shapiro that the current policy which seems to favor Muslim refugees is largely due to progressive ideology. I also disagree somewhat with Hillary and President Obama. I would not eliminate Muslim refugees completely, but the admittance of more Christian refugees would not be shameful nor discriminatory but common sense. At the very least the Syrian Muslims being placed in the USA should be properly vetted. That also would be common sense in light of the recent events in Paris.               *Top

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-Houston’s LGBT ‘Bathroom Ordinance’ Defeated

by Dr. D ~ November 4th, 2015


The citizens of Houston, Texas were finally allowed to vote on the transgender ‘bathroom ordinance’ which had been forced upon the city by the mayor and the city counsel. The referendum, which the mayor originally tried to stop, was not even close with controversial ordinance going down in complete defeat. Here’s the story from Breitbart News:

A coalition that represents hundreds of pastors who opposed Houston Mayor Annise Parker’s pro-LGBT ordinance, are calling the resounding defeat of the Houston bathroom ordinance, a “national victory” and the local defeat of a national Leftist LGBT agenda.

Voters in Houston came out in massive numbers and soundly rejected Mayor Parker’s ordinance proposal that would have allowed men to enter women’s bathrooms, showers and changing areas based on gender identification. The HERO (Houston Equal Rights Ordinance) proposition was rejected by a vote of 61 to 39 percent.

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Response: It is great that the citizens were finally able to have their voice heard on this law. Religious liberty was the real issue at stake in this vote. Last year Mayor Parker issued subpoenas to a number of pastors who opposed the ordinance ordering them to turn over all notes or recordings of any sermons or teachings against homosexuality and the bill. When religious pastors and leaders led a successful petition campaign to order a recall vote on the bill, the Mayor refused to recognize the recall and put it up for a vote until it was forced by the state Supreme Court. 

The left characterized the ordinance as an LGBT ‘equal rights’ issue but in reality the ordinance was a dangerous law that would have compromised religious freedom by forcing churches and religious institutions to provide for transgender bathroom use and possible compliance to hiring provisions. Also, it would have forced Christian businesses to participate in same-sex ceremonies regardless of religious convictions.               *Top

The following are our past articles on this issue:

-Texas Supreme Court: Houston Must Put Controversial ‘Transgender Bathroom’ Bill Up for Vote

-Houston: Mayor Withdraw Subpoenas on Pastors

-Response to Houston’s Demand of Pastor’s Sermon’s from ‘Bonhoeffer’ Author

-Houston Backs Down On Subpoenas for Pastors’ Sermons? Sort of But Not Quite

-City of Houston Subpoenas Pastor’s Sermons on Homosexuality

-Houston: Activists Publish Names On Petition Against Transgender Bathroom Ordinance

-UPDATE: Judge Puts Houston Transgender Bathroom Ordinance On Hold

-UPDATE: Houston Mayor Disregards Call for Referendum on Transgender Bathroom Ordinance

-Houston: A Referendum Against the Transgender/Anti-Religious Freedom Ordinance

-UPDATE: Houston Passes Transgender ‘Special Rights’ Ordinance

-Transgender Restroom Choice the Next Big ‘Rights’ Issue?

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-Brazil: 3 Way Civil Union

by Dr. D ~ October 31st, 2015

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And so it begins. Three women in Brazil held a 3 way civil union ceremony in preparation for having a legal family together. Here’s the report from Yahoo.com:

While these are the first women to enter a three-way civil union, a similar ceremony was held in 2012 for a man and two women in Sao Paulo state.

Both arrangements are based on a Supreme Court ruling (Brazil) that in 2011 authorized notary publics to hold civil union ceremonies for gay and lesbian couples.

According to Leitao, "all the principles and fundamentals" of that ruling "can also be applied to polyamorous relationships."

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Response: And so the slippery slope begins. We have said all along that once same-sex marriage was accepted in Western countries that support for polygamy and polyamory and other types of relationships would naturally follow since the same arguments and rational for homosexual marriage could easily apply to other relationships.

In fact, two years ago a federal judge declared the Laws in Utah criminalizing polygamy were unconstitutional. Already there was a recent attempt by a man and two woman to obtain marriage licenses in Montana. Now this legal civil union in Brazil. Also it is a fact that there are already a considerable number of immigrant Muslims in America living in polygamous marriages that were legal in the countries they came out of.

Also I have recently read several articles questioning whether incest laws and laws preventing same-sex siblings or close cousins should apply to same-sex marriage since no children will be coming out of those unions. Worse yet, New York Magazine in an article in January seemed to be even supportive of an incestual relationship between a father and daughter.

We now live in a brave new world where anything goes and anything that the Creator might have said in the past is ignored or considered to be bigoted and discriminatory.               *Top

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-Can Someone Who Doesn’t Believe in God be Elected President?

by Dr. D ~ October 26th, 2015

Can someone who doesn’t believe in God be elected President of the USA? I Don’t know but Bernie Sanders who usually shoots from the hip believed that it was important enough to dodge the question when Jimmie Kimmel asked him point blank in an interview if he believed in God. View his response in the video above or read the quotes from an article in the Blaze:

You say you’re culturally Jewish — you don’t feel religious,” host Jimmy Kimmel said. “Do you believe in God, and do you think that’s important to the people of the United States?”…

“I am who I am and what I believe in and what my spirituality is about is that we’re all in this together. That I think it is not a good thing to believe that as human beings we can turn our backs on the suffering of other people,” Sanders said. “This is not Judaism — this is what Pope Francis is talking about — that we cannot worship just billionaires and the making of more and more money. Life is more than that.”

The candidate went on to say that he believes health care, paid medical leave and free tuition should be made available to Americans.

“We do best as human beings — we fulfill our lives when we work together,” Sanders said.

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Response: There is no religious test for holding public office in America. So someone who does not profess to believe in God is certainly eligible. But is an agnostic or atheist actually electable to the highest office in the land? I don’t know anymore but would have said no just a few short years ago.

My question right now, is it still possible for a serious conservative Christian to be elected President in today’s more secular cultural climate? In some ways Bernie may be more electable in 2016 than an evangelical Christian like a George Bush or even the popular Ben Carson for that matter. At least that is my take on it.

In fact if Sanders did get on the Democratic ticket as President or as a VP candidate he would be a serious contender. It would have nothing to do with his belief or lack there of in God but in the ‘take no prisoners’ ‘all in’ Democratic party election strategy and legal apparatus.

A couple of weeks ago I saw a video of a bunch of Pentecostal Christians laying hands on Trump and fervently praying for him. I have personally been involved with similar events like this where a bunch of folks prayed for a new pastor or missionary before sending them out. Several times even for a local politician but it was never publicized on You Tube like this occasion.

I must confess that to me Donald seemed to have the look of ‘a deer in headlights’ at the time. Thankfully anyone can change but I just found the episode rather strange since he was never known to be that religious.  Obviously religion will still be an issue of some sort during the 2016 campaign.              *Top

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-Should Mosques Supporting ISIS and Terrorism be Shut Down?

by Dr. D ~ October 23rd, 2015


Donald Trump indicated in an interview that if he was elected President he might look into shutting down certain radical mosques in the fight against ISIS and terrorism. From the Daily News:

Donald Trump on Wednesday promised to close certain mosques in the U.S. if elected President.

Trump, discussing his strategy to fight ISIS during an interview on Fox Business Network, also said he would revoke the passports of U.S. citizens who have traveled abroad to fight for ISIS.

"I would do that," Trump said during a telephone interview after FBN host Stuart Varney asked him if he would favor revoking passports and closing mosques. "Absolutely. I think it’s great." …

Varney, however, then pressed the 2016 Republican front-runner, asking again: "Can you close a mosque? I mean, we do have religious freedom."

"Well, I don’t know," Trump responded in an apparent backpedal. "It depends on if the mosque is, you know, loaded for bear, I don’t know. You’re going to have to certainly look at it."

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Response: The Donald was shooting from the hip here but it does raise a good question. If the major teaching going on in a mosque supports terrorism and ISIS in particular should they be shut down?


If you really support freedom of religion you can’t say yes without potentially compromising your own religious liberty. I believe that the First Amendment protects free speech and all religious conversation but it does not protect against actions taken against the law.

Imams under our Constitution should be able to teach all they want in support of radical Islam, including terrorism and even ISIS. I believe that such imams and mosques can and should be publically condemned, nevertheless freedom of religion and free speech should apply. However, once a mosque or Imam is actually involved in planning terrorist events, raising funds, collecting weapons or bombs, and recruiting or hiding terrorists; that would cross the line and the First Amendment would no longer apply.


In America, folks can carry signs like the one above in parades and demonstrations all they want without breaking a law. But the minute they carry out the sentiments of that sign and actually try to hurt someone they have crossed the line and are subject to criminal prosecution.

In reality, the regular teaching of Islam and the Quran demands that the USA eventually be subjected to Islamic sharia law and the very Constitution that gives them freedom to teach be eventually abolished. So one should not be surprised when there is support for radical Islam among American imams and Muslims in general in this country. The Islamic conquering and domination of the whole world It is a natural part of their religion that should not be down played or ignored. Islam is what it is and has the freedom to be what it can be in America. Whether you like it or not and I sure don’t.

Some may make the claim that Christianity has similar beliefs; that Jesus will eventually come back and rule the world. However, the difference is that Jesus does it supernaturally. Christians are not expected to make it happen or force it on other people. We are only called to spread his teachings to every nation, people, and tongue.              *Top

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-UN Votes to Make Rachel’s Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs ‘Islamic’ Holy Sites

by Dr. D ~ October 22nd, 2015


            (Rachel’s Tomb via Wikipedia)                                     (Cave of the Patriarchs via Wikipedia)

UNESCO voted on Wednesday to make two traditional Jewish sites as international ‘Islamic’ holy sites instead. The Jewish ‘Western Wall’ was originally also under consideration for this vote. Here’s the story from Charisma News:

UNESCO passed a resolution Wednesday declaring two biblical Jewish sites, Rachel’s Tomb near Bethlehem and the Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron, Islamic holy sites.

An earlier draft of the resolution, sponsored by six member nations of UNESCO’s executive board—Algeria, Egypt, Kuwait, Morocco, Tunisia and the United Arab Emirates—included the Western Wall, known in Hebrew as the Kotel, calling it an extension of the al-Aksa Mosque and therefore a Muslim holy site as well. The revised version dropped that claim.

The resolution also accused Israel of "aggression and illegal measures" on the Temple Mount that affect Muslim’s freedom of worship and access to the al-Aksa Mosque. It further accused Israel of attempting to change the status quo since 1967, literally the opposite of what Israel is trying to do.

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Response: This action is so outrageous and ridiculous at the same time it is hard to take it serious. The only Islamic claim to these sites is that they have built mosques over the top of them. In reality the sites are the favorites of Christian visitors and will remain as traditional holy sites of Judaism regardless of this vote. In fact the favorite Palestinian rewrite of history is the claim that the Jews were never even in this land before modern times.

The Islamic claim  falls in line with the traditional historical actions of Islamic leaders to replace, supersede, dominate, claim, or destroy the important religious sites of other religions in lands that they rule or conquer. Muslims usually build mosques over such sites which they have done at both Rachel’s Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs. The Palestinian authority is taking this action to assert their authority over all the land and to deny any right for a Jewish presence of any kind.

It also gives us a taste of what might happen if an international body like the UN actually ruled over the world.  Religious freedom might be voted away in order to recognize one official world religion or one favorite religion over another. In this case the UN voted to recognize and legalize Islam’s act of dominance over Judaism at these sites. Shades of the Book of Revelation?          *Top

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