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"Concern for rape victims is a red herring because conceptions from rape occur with approximately the same frequency as snowfall in Miami."
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Sorry to interrupt this thread, but you wrote: "The importance of Mark’s audience cannot be underestimated..." You should have written that it "cannot be OVERestimated." Can't find any way to contact you, so I thought maybe you might see this comment.
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"This sectional combination for the submersion of the Constitution, has been aided in some of the States by elevating to citizenship, persons who, by the supreme law of the land, are incapable of becoming citizens; and their votes have been used to inaugurate a new policy, hostile to the South, and destructive of its beliefs and safety."
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Although Santa Claus was originally based upon the Christian figure of Saint Nicholas, a patron saint of children, today Santa Claus is wholly secular. Some Christians object to him because he is secu...
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"If then clauses" it's a neuroendocrinological jargon, watch these lectures of Robert Sapolsky at Stanford University, not only lecture 1:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NNnIGh9g6fA
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I'd be more concerned about the mangier leaders inside the Capitol. 

Is this the same building that has the ten commandments in all they're granite glory?  

....  was the goddess liberty dressed up as Mary? 
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The first KKK was founded by six Confederate veterans (all white-none black) to restore white supremacy. Black people had no part in the organization-they were its primary targets. All over the world, darker coloring is associated with people working in the sun, meaning the poorer class. That is the most basic reason. It says nothing about that person's character or lack thereof. While it may surprise you, there are non-white feminists. Most feminists support body autonomy, which includes the right to not be inhabited against your will. 
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"God's authority alone can make one person the administrator over others."
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Hypocrisy is the glue that holds both societies & psyches together. And Mobius Gnosticism is part of the solvent which unleashes us. For more about Mobius Gnosticism, please see http://TrueTyme.org/mg.pdf . All comments pro and con are welcome. 
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It's only been celebrated for the past 100 to 200 years tops ,come on don't believe everything the guy reading the book says. do research and don't just look for your answer cause that's all you'll find, look to see if you can prove yourself wrong, think outside the box my friend and happy hunting
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"All told, Christmas is mainly a public nuisance. People would be better of if they paid no attention to it."
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Ah, no wonder. You're welcome. 
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King Henry VIII of England publicly burns the writings of Martin Luther in front of St. Paul's Cathedral, London.

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The Coinage Act of 1864 is passed in the United States, causing the motto "In God We Trust" to first appear on U.S. coins. Eventua

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L. Ronald Hubbard Jr., the son of Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, testifies that his father was obsessed with controlling and destroying

Today in History: 12 April 1922: Hitler Claims as a Christian He's Oblig...
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Adolf Hitler says during a speech that, as a Christian, he feels an obligation to be anti-Semitic because the Jews are doing so much damage

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In Portland, Oregon, Circuit Judge Donald H. Londer rules that records of L. Ron Hubbard's World War II military service and medical tre

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Decided: Ginzburg v. United States - The Supreme Court rules 5-4 against magazine publisher Ralph Ginzburg, upholding his conviction for dis