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Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Guru...do you really think I am going read all you copied and pasted posts?

You need to add up all the killings going in the name of the prophet of people who believe Jesus is the Christ.

We are at war with Islam and they want us all dead...wake up.

And aveteran, glad I was never in a foxhole with you...as big a one as you are, you must have been abused as a child.

Posted by TejonTech on 04/15/2014 at 7:55 PM

Re: “Get a life: Get a life

I'm actually taking a financial management class this semester in school. It's challenging, but I'm really learning a lot! Hopefully I do alright on my finale! www.churchillestates.net

Posted by Hilary Kimbel on 04/15/2014 at 3:59 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Kansas City shooting: 3 lives defined by love, taken by gunman's rage- How ironic that he killed Christians thinking he was killing his hated Jews!

(CNN) -- A therapist who worked with visually impaired children. A doctor who did everything he could to help his patients. And the doctor's grandson, a teen auditioning for a singing competition that could win him a scholarship.
Love defined their lives, friends and family said -- lives that were cut short outside two Jewish centers near Kansas City on Sunday by a gunman long accused of spewing hate.

The suspect, Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, faces charges of premeditated first-degree murder after he allegedly opened fire at two Jewish centers. Organizations that track hate groups describe Cross, who is also known as Frazier Glenn Miller, as a long-time white supremacist. Investigators say they plan to pursue federal hate crime charges against him.

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Posted by guruD on 04/15/2014 at 3:20 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

So TT, Who's God is One Nation Under God? OUR GOD!

ONE NATION UNDER GOD- WIKIPEDIA
The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of fealty to the federal flag and the republic of the United States of America, originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942.[1] The official name of The Pledge of Allegiance was adopted in 1945. The last change in language came on Flag Day 1954 when the words "under God" were added.[2]

The Pledge of Allegiance was written in August 1892 by Francis Bellamy (1855–1931), who was a Baptist minister, a Christian socialist,[4][5] and the cousin of socialist utopian novelist Edward Bellamy (1850–1898).

The phrase "under God" was incorporated into the Pledge of Allegiance June 14, 1954, by a Joint Resolution of Congress amending §4 of the Flag Code enacted in 1942.[17]

Requiring or promoting of the Pledge on the part of the government has drawn criticism and legal challenges on several grounds.

In 1940 the Supreme Court, in Minersville School District v. Gobitis, ruled that students in public schools, including the respondents in that case, Jehovah's Witnesses who considered the flag salute to be idolatry, could be compelled to swear the Pledge. A rash of mob violence and intimidation against Jehovah's Witnesses followed the ruling.

(Idolatry is a pejorative term for the worship of an idol or a physical object such as a cult image as a god, or practices believed to verge on worship, such as giving honour and regard to created forms. In all the Abrahamic religions idolatry is strongly forbidden, although views as to what constitutes idolatry may differ within and between them. In other religions the use of cult images is accepted. Which images, ideas, and objects constitute idolatry is often a matter of considerable contention.)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pledge_of_All…

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Posted by guruD on 04/15/2014 at 2:57 PM

Re: “Anschutz spends more money, buys more things

The Indy and Zubeck could capture the Pulitizer if they would seek and find the unanswered questions to C4C. A few blocks away, the Gazette, owned Anschultz and employer of the Pulitzer winner, is a proponent of C4C and a habitual opponent of Councilman Miller.

Councilman Miller's efforts to protect citizens from having their property taken from them by govt via eminent domain and given to a developer whose project will produce more taxes for govt have made the councilman a target for the mayor and "city leaders".

Last Sunday's Gazette printed an editorial smearing Miller. I would expect the Gazette - formerly a staunch defender of Constitutional property rights - to be opposed to eminent domain. But not so when it comes to C4C. Unless COS enacts laws prohibiting govt from seizing property for economic reasons - as many other cities have already done - govt can take any citizen's property if a developer wants it and can convince govt that doing so is in the best interest of the collective community.

Property owners within the URA zone where the stadium and museum are proposed to be built are fearful that their property could be taken. And their fear is justified. The Gazette editorial makes me fearful that the mayor and his board appointees DO - despite their vague replies when questioned by council last week - intend to use eminent domain to get the stadium built. We can't depend on current or future city council members being supporters of the Constitution. That is why we need LAWS. That is why councilman Miller's efforts to get LAWS on the books to protect US is essential. Let the council know what you think. Email them at allcouncil@springsgov.com For more info, go to https://www.facebook.com/JoelMillerColorad…

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Posted by curious on 04/15/2014 at 2:21 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

DID YOU ALL JUST GET WHAT I POSTED??? THE GOD OF ABRAHAM IS THE GOD OF THE JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS!

Which is why I don't get why there is soooo much hate amongst them all.

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Posted by guruD on 04/15/2014 at 1:12 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Abrahamic -The patriarch Abraham (by József Molnár)

Abrahamic religions are monotheistic religions which believe they descend from Abraham.
• Judaism is the oldest Abrahamic religion, originating in the people of ancient Israel and Judea. Judaism is based primarily on the Torah, a text which some Jews believe was handed down to the people of Israel through the prophet Moses. This along with the rest of the Hebrew Bible and the Talmud are the central texts of Judaism. The Jewish people were scattered after the destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem in 70 CE. Today there are about 13 million Jews, about 40 per cent living in Israel and 40 per cent in the United States.[71]

Jesus is the central figure of Christianity.
• Christianity is based on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth (1st century) as presented in the New Testament. The Christian faith is essentially faith in Jesus as the Christ, the Son of God, and as Savior and Lord. Almost all Christians believe in the Trinity, which teaches the unity of Father, Son (Jesus Christ), and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead. Most Christians can describe their faith with the Nicene Creed. As the religion of Byzantine Empire in the first millennium and of Western Europe during the time of colonization, Christianity has been propagated throughout the world. The main divisions of Christianity are, according to the number of adherents:
o Catholic Church, headed by the Pope in Rome, is a communion of the Western church and 22 Eastern Catholic churches.
o Protestantism, separated from the Catholic Church in the 16th-century Reformation and split in many denominations,
o Eastern Christianity, which include Eastern Orthodoxy, Oriental Orthodoxy, and the Church of the East.

There are other smaller groups, such as Jehovah's Witnesses and the Latter Day Saint movement, whose inclusion in Christianity is sometimes disputed.[by whom?]
Muslims circumambulating the Kaaba, the most sacred site in Islam.

• Islam is based on the Quran, one of the holy books considered by Muslims to be revealed by God, and on the teachings of the Islamic prophet Muhammad, a major political and religious figure of the 7th century CE. Islam is the most widely practiced religion of Southeast Asia, North Africa, Western Asia, and Central Asia, while Muslim-majority countries also exist in parts of South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and Southeast Europe. There are also several Islamic republics, including Iran, Pakistan, Mauritania, and Afghanistan.

o Sunni Islam is the largest denomination within Islam and follows the Quran, the hadiths which record the sunnah, whilst placing emphasis on the sahabah.
o Shia Islam is the second largest denomination of Islam and its adherents believe that Ali succeeded prophet Muhammad and further places emphasis on prophet Muhammads family.

o Ahmadiyya is the third largest denomination of Islam and its adherents believe that the awaited Imam Mahdi and the Promised Messiah has arrived, believed to be Mirza Ghulam Ahmad by Ahmadis.

o Other denominations of Islam include Nation of Islam, Ibadi, Sufism, Quranism, Mahdavia, and non-denominational Muslims. Wahhabism is the dominant Muslim schools of thought in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

• The Bahá'í Faith is an Abrahamic religion founded in 19th century Iran and since then has spread worldwide. It teaches unity of all religious philosophies and accepts all of the prophets of Judaism, Christianity, and Islam as well as additional prophets including its founder Bahá'u'lláh.

• Smaller regional Abrahamic groups, including Samaritanism (primarily in Israel and the West Bank), the Rastafari movement (primarily in Jamaica), and Druze (primarily in Syria and Lebanon).

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Posted by guruD on 04/15/2014 at 12:36 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

And TT, WTH do you have against Buddha? He brings us many words of wisdom.

We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves. Buddha

To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. Buddha


Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/b…

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Posted by guruD on 04/15/2014 at 9:05 AM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Maybe you need to read your Bible, TT. Abraham was the father of Issac of the Christ line, but also of Ishmael who was the child first born, and who is the start of the Arabs/Muslim line. So if we all come from Abraham (Jews, Christians & Muslims) then why is Mohammad word's so threatening to you when he preached morality and tolerance? He started the first city that had Muslims, Jews, other religions, then later Christians, all living in harmony since they followed the same moral codes for society amongst themselves.

Wikipedia: Ishmael (Hebrew: יִשְׁמָעֵאל, Modern Yishma'el Tiberian Yišmāʻēl ISO 259-3 Yišmaˁel; Greek: Ἰσμαήλ Ismaēl; Latin: Ismael; Arabic: إسماعيل‎ ʾIsmāʿīl) is a figure in the Hebrew Bible and the Qur'an, and was Abraham's first son according to Jews, Christians and Muslims. Ishmael was born of Abraham's marriage to Sarah's handmaiden Hagar (Genesis 16:3).

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Posted by guruD on 04/15/2014 at 9:02 AM

Re: “Schriner approved; Gaebler insults Douglas Bruce

Urban... renewal... cannabis?

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Posted by Doe Renée on 04/15/2014 at 2:21 AM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Yeah, while the Bible only condones slavery, rape is okay if you pay off her father and marry your victim, it's perfectly righteous to send a bear to rip children to shreds for making fun of you, and who can forget the good times in Psalms of bashing babies' brains out against the rocks? All that in between bouts of godly genocide.

I think you can pretty much shut the hell up now about how moral your vile religion is.

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Posted by aveteran on 04/14/2014 at 5:14 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Right, Buddha is such a great moral teacher that it is important to send people off to war with his words in their heads...and of course Mohamed will just teach them to just slit the throats of women and children.

No wonder we have lost our moral warrant in the world under doesn't go to church and serve a higher power Obama.

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Posted by TejonTech on 04/14/2014 at 3:43 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Better yet- how about a big yellow smiley face! LMAO!!!

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Posted by guruD on 04/14/2014 at 3:33 PM

Re: “New review ordered for AF instruction on religion

Cool- Maybe a quote from Buddha and Mohammed will make it onto a white board now also next to Jesus said.....!

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Posted by guruD on 04/14/2014 at 3:31 PM

Re: “Firefighters won't take stand on C4C

After the geezerette just opined their approval of taking private land for this developer get rich scam by eminent domain, this project becomes more political than rational every day. probably a good call for our fire dept. to stay out of this political debacle.

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Posted by happyfew on 04/14/2014 at 3:01 PM

Re: “More on police guarding the mayor

If our mayor is that afraid of the citizens of his city, how should we feel as residents???

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Posted by Cindy Wilson Lillard on 04/14/2014 at 1:12 PM

Re: “Bach names C4C Advisory Board

Gary Schoeniger of Entrepreneurship Learning Inititive says: "One of the most common reasons for failure is a build-it-and-they-will-come approach. Novice entrepreneurs often approach their endeavors with unbridled optimism that blinds them to unforeseen market realities." This piece of wisdom also applies to C4C.

Our mayor and "city leaders" want to build a stadium adjacent to ATB park. Since private enterprise won't put their money at risk on a venture that will produce losses, the proponents devised a scheme in which the citizens will pay for it using future sales tax revenue. The mayor and his chosen allies are on track to build the stadium. The mayor etal are uninterested in the fundamental question which is WHY build a stadium. The reasons given - attract tourists, revitalize downtown, provide jobs, and attract companies to locate in COS - will not happen by building a stadium.

Also of no interest to the mayor etal is do the citizens want a stadium. Polling - most of which is considered by the mayor to be secret and not to be disclosed to anyone but the insiders - suggests that the citizenry is opposed. To find out if the citizens want a stadium and are willing to pay for it, put the 100% publicly financed stadium to a vote.

Our city and county representatives need to hear from us. Email city council members at allcouncil@springsgov.com AND the county commissioners at
dennishisey@elpasoco.com, darrylglenn@elpasoco.com, amylathen@elpasoco.com, sallieclark@elpasoco.com, peggylittleton@elpasoco.com

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Posted by curious on 04/14/2014 at 10:52 AM

Re: “Firefighters won't take stand on C4C

Their silence speaks volumes.

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Posted by Deloris on 04/14/2014 at 9:50 AM

Re: “Every Vote Counts to file recreational-marijuana ballot question

Who cares that it would bring in many jobs right now, and who cares that CS voted for RMJ, when the Mayor & Council won't ever vote for this since it is contrary to their C4C projects since it would tarnish the staller image of CS they are trying to create! They rather make CS wait for this project to happen before the jobs will ever come to our town.

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Posted by guruD on 04/14/2014 at 8:16 AM

Re: “Bach names C4C Advisory Board

Look at the selections for Partner Project representatives. Interesting selection for the stadium project: Luke Travins. 44yr old Restaurant and bar owner downtown (Ritz. Jose Muldoons, Flatiron, Southside Johnnies). CEO of new concept enterprises Inc. Incorporated in 1/1/2010. I wonder where he received his business degree? And his expertize in stadium building, financing, construction and sustainment? Or does he even need any? His establishments will clearly benefit. Anyone know where I can get the financials on this corporation? These types of environments are usually highly leveraged with ownership passing quietly and quickly amongst participants. Does anyone know Frank B. Day? Concept Restaurants Inc? Tenderlake Inc (2/12/2010)-another Travins enitity. More to follow.

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Posted by wpmurrayIII on 04/12/2014 at 7:35 PM

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