Category Archives: Religion

Judge Allows Stevenson to Switch Lawyers | NY Post

Today, the NY Post’s Rich Calder and Carl Campanile reported that Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson finally won court approval of a new lawyer, Muhammad Ibn Bashir, Esq. Previously, Stevenson claimed poverty and was assigned a federal public defender. The Post … Continue reading

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Chag Pesach Sameach

Happy Passover to all. Remember and honor the past. Chag Kashev V’Sameach.

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Pistol-Packing Preacher to Run For NYC Mayor – UPDATED

Three days ago, Gawker.com published a database of city gun permit holders along with a profane screed against the celebrities and One-Percenters having guns. But Gawker failed to notice a listing for one Alphonso Bernard. In an instant, I knew … Continue reading

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Happy New Year! Do You Know the History of Watch Night service? — Updated

Since it’s initial posting,my “History of Watch Night” has generated a number of hits and appreciative emails and comments. This recent comment from a reader inspired me to repost it this week: [I] attend[ed] a panel discussion on the history … Continue reading

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Rev. A.R. Bernard Sets the Record Straight on Voting This November

  The Daily Beast recently published, Is the Black Vote Really in Play?, wherein Brooklyn mega-church pastor Rev. A.R. Bernard sets the record straight on an AP story linking him to an alleged movement by black ministers to boycott President … Continue reading

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Rev. A.R. Bernard Sets the Record Straight on Voting This November

  The Daily Beast recently published, Is the Black Vote Really in Play?, wherein Brooklyn mega-church pastor Rev. A.R. Bernard sets the record straight on an AP story linking him to an alleged movement by black ministers to boycott President … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur wishes

Wishing everyone an easy and peacefully reflective Yom Kippur this day. All the best to my readers.

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Martin Bashir: Mr. Romney has the heart of a hypocrite — MSNBC

On his show this afternoon, Martin Bashir contrasted the public and private Mitt Romney: A man who talk a big game on God and religion in public but then disparages the poor and elderly in private comments to donors in … Continue reading

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Can Christians Vote for A Mormon (or A non-Evangelical Christian)?

I just finished reading this article at BCNN1, “Southern Baptist Theological Seminary Panel Asks: Can Christians Vote for a Mormon,” about a panel discussion recently held by the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. The topic is important to all believers: Christians, … Continue reading

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Pedro Espada’s crimson tide and Santeria

I thought you’d like to read “Pedro’s crimson tide” on NYPOST.com at http://nyp.st/IPjZ9w. See also “Clueless Espada maintains a rosary outlook.” It appears that La Familia Espada is seeking to spiritually threaten and intimidate federal jurors deciding his fate. As … Continue reading

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