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  • TOP: Rusty and his conscience. BOTTOM: Wicked West and a very changed Socrates!
    Oz on Film Part Eighty-three: The First T.V. Series of Oz, Part Thirty-four
    Rusty Tinman continues his quest to get a heart from the ever-stalling Wizard in the Tales of the Wizard of Oz episode "Too Much Heart." Striding into the throne room of the Emerald Castle, Rusty harangues the Wizard on this subject, but...
  • Making the right decision
    Listen to your conscience and make the right decision
    Listen to your conscience and make the right decision. Always do what your conscience says and you will be appropriately blessed. Sages of old have given humanity proverbial quotes, forewarning us to listen to that still small voice within us. But...
  • Dreams come true in Disney's 'Pinocchio'
    Dreams come true in Disney's 'Pinocchio'
    Hailing as one of the most priceless jewels of the Disney Classic collection, "Pinocchio", the second animated film created by Walt Disney, is one of Disney’s darkest and most beautiful films. On a quiet, star-lit night, a wooden...
  • Douglas Laycock
    Women to have the contraception for free, Hobby Lobby doesn’t have to pay for it
    The Opinion of the Supreme Court in the decision known as the Hobby Lobby case is lengthy -- 49 pages, not including Justice Ginsberg's 35-page Dissent -- and it is replete with clarifying statements about aspects of the issues involved that...
  • Questions that evolution cannot answer
    Questions that evolution cannot answer
    There are questions that evolution cannot answer. These questions mostly deal with God's ultimate creation : man.How did physical life come from inorganic chemicals?Life is more than matter and energy (Genesis2:7; Job 12:7-10). We know that if...
  • Is conscience a dependable guide?
    Is conscience a dependable guide?
    Many people feel as long as one follows his conscience, he is safely on his way to heaven. Whoa! Others go so far as to say that if one goes against his conscience, he sins. Whoa, does this make sense, all the time? We need to give consideration...
  • The check's not in the mail
    The check's not in the mail
    The theft of some funds meant for a local church prompted the minister of that church to wax eloquent in a column in our daily dishrag last week. “What kind of a person steals from a church?” he wanted to know. (Related question, with...
  • Edward Snowden
    Edward Snowden, NSA whistleblower and man of conscience comes forward
    A 29 year old former CIA undercover employee, Edward Joseph Snowden, came forward Sunday as the source of the recent Washington Post and Guardian disclosures about top-secret National Security Agency programs.The Guardian was the first to publicly...
  • Richard Nixon
    Bradley Manning versus Daniel Ellsberg
    You’ve come a long way baby.Not.It was better with Nixon. Oh yes.And apparently Obama really scares the man who helped bring down the 37th President. Oh pull- ease.But this column digresses. That is topic for another day.To quote Sarah Palin...
  • Duet - Christine and Raoul
    Attunement and atonement
    You don't have to be a music critic to appreciate good music and singing; you know if the instruments and voices are in tune and have good tonal quality. If the instruments are inferior and the person singing is straining or tone deaf, then...
  • Fortnight for Freedom
    Amid spin and misunderstanding, Fortnight for Freedom hits the Southern Tier
    The U.S. Catholic Bishops’ Fortnight for Freedom focuses on the religious freedom issues raised by the Obama administration’s HHS mandate. This evening, the Syracuse Diocese brings the Fortnight to Binghamton. At 7:00 p.m., St. Patrick...
  • June 8 Austin Religious Freedom Rally
    Over 150 U.S. Cities Held Religious Freedom Rallies in June-Austin,Texas
    Austin held it's 2nd Religious Freedom Rally on Friday June 8th, coinciding with over 150 cities across the nation that day-the 223rd anniverasry of the Bill Of Rights. These gatherings are a true grass roots movment with Catholics and...
  •  ‘In Touch Ministries’ Charles Stanley asks if your conscience can be your guide
    ‘In Touch Ministries’ Charles Stanley asks if your conscience can be your guide
    Dr. Charles Stanley of "In Touch Ministries" discusses the conscience and whether or not it is trustworthy to be a guide for a human's life in a new video. The subject is an important one to the Christian lifestyle as some believers...
  • John's head
    The Attraction and Repulsion Of Truth (Mark 6:14-29)
    Why do thieves boldly rob banks and convenience stores? And why do many get remorseful when caught? Ever thought of what goes on in their minds as they begin to plan their heist? Today's passage in the Bible confronts the heart of this matter...
  • Halloween
    Halloween and Pagan Celebrations
    As we examine the practice of Halloween, today we ask: What does the Bible say about pagan celebrations and how Christians should engage in them?Firstly, if you walked into any average Christian home on Christmas or Easter, you may find it hard to...