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Farewell Fear
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The West Speaks
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Here are the Blogs in the John Constantine category.
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Tuesday, 24 March 2015
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The Muslim Council of Australia has now declared Cadbury candies to be Halal (permitted). Cadbury, the maker of scrumptious chocolate, is now on the permitted list for Muslim consumption. Here is where the story takes a weird twist. Cadbury makes the foil wrapped, cream filled, Easter eggs which are ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/24/2015 4:08 PM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 19 March 2015
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In the face of brutal barbarities committed by the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS) the Just War Theory is making a revival. Just War Theory was first formulated by the brilliant Christian thinker St. Augustine. Augustine lived in Roman North Africa about 400 A.D. (Approximately 200 years before ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/19/2015 5:16 AM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 18 March 2015
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M. A. Khan, the author of Islamic Jihad, writes of Mohammed, “He was the kindest, fairest, most just, and most merciful, while he possessed no cruelty or barbarity at all.” The prophet Mohammed when speaking of himself said, “The first thing Allah created was the light of your Prophet from His light. ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/18/2015 1:04 PM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 12 March 2015
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The VIII Amendment of the U.S. Constitution reads as follows:   “Excessive bail shall not be required, nor excessive fines imposed, nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.”   Let’s see how punishments are meted out under the barbaric Sharia legal system. Please bear with me, the list is way, ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/12/2015 10:43 AM by John Constantine
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Tuesday, 10 March 2015
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By now everyone knows that EMP stands for Electro-Magnetic Pulse. There are two causes of EMP. The first is natural. Solar flares or storms from the sun occur periodically. In 1859 when about the only electrical device was the telegraph, a huge high voltage EMP hit the earth. It wreaked havoc upon the ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/10/2015 5:47 PM by John Constantine
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Friday, 6 March 2015
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The term anti-Christ is used only five times in the New Testament. Often Christian fundamentalists believe that at the end time the anti-Christ will appear and attempt to lead the gullible to perdition. This is a totally inadequate understanding of the Christian doctrine of anti-Christ. In the Greek ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/06/2015 6:09 AM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 5 March 2015
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In church last Sunday the lesson for the day was Jesus feeding the multitude (John 6:1-13). A little lad had two fishes and five small barley rolls which he in child like simplicity offered to Jesus.  Under the beneficient hand of Jesus the multitude of over 5,000 people were fed.  No matter what you ...Read More...
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Posted on 03/05/2015 4:26 AM by John Constantine
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Tuesday, 24 February 2015
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In Latin the phrase Panem et Circenses is best translated as Bread and Circuses. The metaphor was first used by Juvenal, the Roman satirist who wrote circa 100 A D. This phrase describes a populace that no longer values the civic virtues and the public life. It denotes a population whose main goal in ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/24/2015 6:02 AM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 18 February 2015
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In the Sahih Bukhari hadith (No. 491) we read this bizarre statement, “When any one of you stands for prayer, his prayer would be cut off by (the passing of an) ass, a woman or a black dog.” My first reaction was boisterous laughter. But on second thought, this hadith perfectly illustrates the dualistic ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/18/2015 4:57 AM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 12 February 2015
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During World War II some of the British public were critical of Winston Churchill’s alliance with the Soviet Union. To which Churchill replied, “If Hitler invaded Hell I would make at least make a favorable reference to the Devil in the House of Commons.”  Of course, this was Churchill’s way of stating ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/12/2015 12:02 PM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 11 February 2015
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Three hundred years ago much of the earth's surface was uncharted. Often large, dangerous, unmapped areas  carried the legend "Here Be Monsters". In other words, venture into these areas at your own risk.   Today, large areas of western Iraq, eastern Syria and a small sliver of eastern Lebanon should ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/11/2015 4:14 PM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 4 February 2015
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People forget now but Winston Churchill as a young British military officer got up close and personal with the nastier aspects of Islam. He first served in the North West Frontier Province of what was then British India (now Pakistan). Churchill was in the expeditionary force that relieved the siege of ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2015 12:58 PM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 4 February 2015
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You got to hand it to those darn clever Saudis. Now they are navigating the intricacies of Facebook. This has revolutionized everyday Saudi life. For instance in the seventh century A.D. a Saudi who wished to purchase or sell a slave had to trudge down to the slave bazaar. Of course, this risked ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/04/2015 5:30 AM by John Constantine
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Monday, 2 February 2015
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JOHNSON CITY, TN (WJHL) - On Thursday if you logged onto Westminster Presbyterian Church's website you'd see the words "I love ISIS and Jihad", a violent video, and vulgar language. The church's pastor Jim Richter said he woke up this morning to an email on his phone from a church member saying ...Read More...
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Posted on 02/02/2015 5:51 AM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 29 January 2015
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I have been going to church all my life. In the early 1950’s when I was four years old my Dad would give me a dime to place in the offering plate at church. By the time I was in elementary school I was getting a quarter each and every Sunday that was to be used as my offering to my church and to the ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/29/2015 5:21 AM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 28 January 2015
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The very cornerstone of the great Western democracies has been the Judeo-Christian belief in the freedom of expression. In the United States this God given right has been enshrined in the First Amendment to the Constitution. This amendment guarantees the freedom of the press, speech, religion and peaceful ...Read More...
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Posted on 01/28/2015 5:10 PM by John Constantine
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Tuesday, 23 December 2014
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (FOX13) – - The Federal Bureau of Investigation's Memphis Division is warning police officers about a threat to blow up the Memphis-Arkansas Bridge sometime in December.  FOX13 News obtained the FBI bulletin sent to Mid-South Law Enforcement agencies warning about a possible Islamic ...Read More...
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Posted on 12/23/2014 5:04 AM by John Constantine
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Monday, 3 November 2014
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(All sources are from the Reliance of the Traveller: A Classic Manual of Islamic Sacred Law. Each source is documented by reference.) Zakat is a 2 and 1/2% levy on Muslim’s net worth made yearly at the feast of Eid al-Fitr. “The zakat of Eid al-fitr is obligatory for every free Muslim. h7.1″ We would ...Read More...
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Posted on 11/03/2014 1:31 PM by John Constantine
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Friday, 17 October 2014
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In 1955 I remember as an elementary student receiving the new polio vaccine. The vaccine was developed by Dr. Jonas Salk. Dr. Salk was a brilliant medical researcher who just happened to be Jewish. In the 1950s polio was the scourge of both parents and children. I had a good friend who contracted polio. ...Read More...
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Posted on 10/17/2014 5:23 PM by John Constantine
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Monday, 22 September 2014
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All of us are familiar with Aesop’s Fables from our childhood years. One of my favorites is the Farmer and the Snake.   In the winter of ancient Greece a Farmer found a frozen snake on a cold day. Feeling sorry for the serpent the Farmer carried the Snake into his warm cottage. Slowly the Snake revived ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/22/2014 5:18 PM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 11 September 2014
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My eyes are spent with weeping; My soul is in tumult; My heart is poured out in grief. For vast as the sea is your ruin; who can restore you ? Lamentations, Chapter 2 September 11, 2001 started much like any other Monday morning. I was running slightly late for work. About five minutes after ...Read More...
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Posted on 09/11/2014 12:37 PM by John Constantine
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Friday, 11 July 2014
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For the umpteenth time, the word Islam does not mean peace! Clinton, Bush and Obama, not withstanding, Islam means submission. Submission means subordination, a nicer word for abject slavery. It would be far more accurate to say Islam means war, torture, slavery, abuse, murder and barbarism. Conciseness ...Read More...
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Posted on 07/11/2014 5:55 AM by John Constantine
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Monday, 30 June 2014
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When I was a young graduate student in the early 1970′s I had a philosophy professor. I will simply refer to him as Dr. Z to protect his identity. Dr. Z started his career as an American Baptist minister who then became a Congregationalist and then a Unitarian. By the time I reached him as a student ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/30/2014 6:15 PM by John Constantine
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Wednesday, 11 June 2014
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The Arabic word Taqiyya literally means lying, concealing or guarding. In a more literal sense it is about disguising one’s beliefs, convictions, opinions or strategies with the intention of misleading a kafir about the real truth of Islam.   Taqiyya was born in the tribal milieu of the Arabic clans. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/11/2014 10:34 AM by John Constantine
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Thursday, 5 June 2014
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FDR's D-Day Speech. June 6, 1944. ...Read More...
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Posted on 06/05/2014 5:53 AM by John Constantine
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