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May 31, 2018

Sex outside of marriage will get you fired by the American Bible Society

Fuck them!

The American Bible Society, a Philadelphia-based nonprofit that translates and distributes Bibles around the world, wants employees to agree to abstain from sex outside marriage — or resign.

In a policy recently made public, the organization also defines marriage as only between a man and a woman. That means LGBT employees could be disqualified from working at the nonprofit. So could sexually active straight employees who live with a partner but are not married.

Employees who don’t commit to the terms by Jan. 1, 2019, will be told to resign. The policy is a shift for the organization, which previously did not require staffers to abide by such an agreement.

Up to nine employees have already left, according to a current staffer who has worked at the nonprofit for more than a decade and would be affected because she lives with a partner outside of marriage.

May 29, 2018

GREED! It hasn't gone away among the televangelists!

I can't believe these charlatans still have their hands out. Disgusting. And the thought that any of them might get the luxurious toys that they think they deserve is sickening. What about helping the poor instead, huh?


A Louisiana televangelist is asking followers to donate money for a $54 million private jet that will “go anywhere in the world in one stop.”

Jesse Duplantis, 68, a Christian minister based in Destrehan, about 25 miles east of New Orleans, made the appeal in a video posted last week on his ministry’s website, reported the Times Picayune on Monday.

"I really believe that if the Lord Jesus Christ was physically on the Earth today, he wouldn't be riding a donkey," Duplantis says in the video. "He'd be in an airplane flying all over the world."

The preacher has set his sights on a brand new Dassault Falcon 7X, a three-engine jet with a range of 5,950 nautical miles.


May 29, 2018

Jane Fonda at 80

She sure doesn't look it! That's a lot of plastic surgery to look that way as an octogenarian.

My question for the women here: if you had the financial means, would you undergo the cosmetic surgery to look as young as Jane Fonda at 80?

My question for the men here: would you want your wife to get the multiple face lifts required to look anything like this at 80?

May 23, 2018

Trailer for Papillon remake

A modern version of the 1973 classic starring Steve McQueen and Dustin Hoffman.

May 21, 2018

Solution to school shootings: "We need God back in our schools."

No, not my argument. I'm completely opposed to it, actually. But that's the conclusion of some members of the church community in Santa Fe:

Pamela Pannell's grandson would have been in the art class where witnesses said the shooting started, but he was in another room that day for Advanced Placement testing... "We need God back in our schools," she said.

Almost two decades ago, the U.S. Supreme Court told the Santa Fe Independent School District that it had to stop allowing student-led prayers at school events. It's a case that still reverberates in the community today.


Just down the road from Pannell's church, at Calvary Crossroads Church, Pastor Del Toler told his congregation to think about that court case the next time they get a chance to vote. He said there might be a number of ways to prevent a shooting, but religion should be at the center.

"I think the church is a focal point," he said, "and I think we've gotten the cart before the horse, and we want the other things, but we don't want God... Guns helped shape America," he said. "Guns have insured our freedom. It's the heart in a man that steers him to do wrong."


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