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Bill Muehlenberg's commentary on issues of the day...

The Greens’ Ugly Misotheism

Jan 15, 2014

You can quickly tell where a person is at by what he gives clear priority to. The same with political parties. What they prioritise and carry on about tells you a lot about their core values. And when you have

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On the Crucifixion of Cory Bernardi

Jan 13, 2014

There have been two main groups targeting Cory Bernardi all week: the rabid secular left which always hates anything coming from a conservative and a Christian, and so-called “Christian” feminists. I am not sure which group is worse in terms

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Statism and Homeschooling Horrors

Jan 12, 2014

Statists exalt in raw power, and delight in stripping away anything which stands between big government and the naked individual. Thus things like the church, or voluntary societies, or the family – often referred to as mediating structures – are

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A Culture of Bullying and Intolerance

Dec 31, 2013

We now know without the slightest doubt that the homosexual militants are a pack of bullies who thrive on intimidation, stand-over tactics, and thuggery. And they are clearly one of the most intolerant groups on the planet. They have declared

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PC, A&E, and Duck Dynasty

Dec 20, 2013

You would likely be living on another planet if you have not yet heard about Phil Robertson, A&E, and Duck Dynasty. For the ignorant and uninformed, Phil is one of the family members in the hit US TV show Duck

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Waking Up To Islam

Dec 19, 2013

When it comes to understanding the true nature of Islam, just like the true nature of communism decades earlier, there are basically two groups of people out there: those who know what a genuine menace and threat it is, and

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Tolerance Can Be So Intolerable

Dec 18, 2013

Anyone who regularly reads my columns should know by now that whenever you hear the word tolerance you should flee for your life, or at least proceed with great caution. That is because most of the folks screaming about tolerance

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Abortion Wars, Round 849

Dec 14, 2013

The abortion wars continue apace, with plenty of new stories emerging reflecting the entire gamut of the heated debate: the good, the bad, and the ugly. Some wins are occurring, but some nasty developments are also taking place. So let

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More Tales from the Tolerance Thugs

Dec 10, 2013

OK, it is now official. It has been a close contest, but I think a winner can be announced here – even if just by a whisker. There are many contenders for the Tolerance Brigade of the Year Award. Plenty

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On Islamophobia and Creeping Sharia

Nov 23, 2013

Oh dear. On another site a friend had some guy saying on his post that as a Christian he had to stand up against Islamophobia. He does? How come? I would have thought that a Christian might be more interested

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Objects of Extreme Hate: Ex-Homosexuals

Nov 14, 2013

That the militant homosexual lobby is expert at hatred and spewing forth venomous bile at anyone who dares to differ is of course well known, and has been amply documented here hundreds of times. But the great focus of their

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The ENDA Faith, Family and Freedom

Nov 8, 2013

When the radicals want to destroy time-honoured institutions like marriage and family, it is not as easy to do so if they just came out and said they hate these things and want to see them forever demolished. No, that

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Privatise the ABC

Nov 5, 2013

“Our” ABC is nothing of the sort. Sure, we are all forced to fund it through our hard-earned tax dollars, but it is certainly not mine, or that of most Australians. It does not reflect the whole of Australia, but

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Labor/Green Hatred and Intolerance

Nov 1, 2013

The New South Wales Labor Party and the Greens have combined to demonstrate their full commitment to promoting the homosexual agenda and standing against any Christian institutions which dare to resist it. They have shown their contempt for the people

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Open Season on Christians

Oct 20, 2013

In the Western world a war against Christians has been declared. With militant secularism reigning in much of the West, as well as destructive social engineering crushing everything in its path, the plight of those who stand strong in their

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A Religion of Demonic Rage

Sep 22, 2013

The only way you can describe a political ideology that encourages its followers to slaughter innocent Christians and non-Muslims wherever they are found is to say it comes straight from the very pits of hell. The two latest examples of

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Vignettes from the Islam Wars

Sep 10, 2013

Islam is a fact of life, but the facts are not always good about Islam. Indeed, a political ideology which sees as its goal the overthrow of the West and the establishment of a universal caliphate is always going to

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