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Christian radio host: Military’s ‘homosexual takeover’ could doom attack on Syria

A Christian radio host warned on Monday that a strike on Syria could be doomed to fail because of a “homosexual takeover” of the U.S. military. The American Family Association’s Sandy Rios told her listeners that she opposed an attack on Syria because it was “the nature” of Secretary of…

John Kerry: This is not the time for armchair isolationism

The United States must “stand up and act” to punish the Syrian regime and cannot resort to isolationism in the face of “slaughter,” Secretary of State John Kerry told lawmakers Tuesday. “This is not the time for armchair isolationism. This is not the time to be spectators to a slaughter,”…

Americans don’t want U.S. military strike against Syria, poll finds

Two new polls out Tuesday have found strong opposition to US military intervention in Syria among a war-weary American public despite increasing support in Washington for punitive strikes. A survey carried out by the Pew Research Center over the weekend found that 48 percent of Americans oppose “conducting military airstrikes”…

Microsoft hopes to burst into the smartphone market with ‘transformational’ Nokia deal

With its deal for Nokia’s handset business, Microsoft is making a bold, risky bet to gain traction in the smartphone market after missing the tech sector’s shift to mobile. The deal worth $7.2 billion (5.44 billion euros) gives Microsoft Nokia’s mobile phone operations along with an array of patents and…

Southern Baptists order their military chaplains not to perform same sex marriages

The North American Mission Board, the domestic arm of the Southern Baptist Convention’s mission outreach programs, has issued guidelines ordering the religion’s military chaplains not to perform, attend or participate in same sex weddings in any way. According to the Baptist Press, the guidelines were issued Friday and go into…

Black pastor wants ‘only white people’ as greeters for Sunday services

A black pastor at a multi-racial church in Charlotte, North Carolina is facing scrutiny for an email she sent in which she requested that all the greeters at Sunday services be white. In the email obtained by WBTV, the executive pastor of operations, Makeda Pennycooke, wrote “we are continuing to…

Cleveland man sentenced to hold ‘idiot’ sign for threatening police

A man in Cleveland wore a sign describing himself as an “idiot” on Labor Day as punishment for calling 911 and threatening police officers. Cleveland Municipal Judge Pinkey Carr in May ordered 58-year-old Richard Dameron to stand outside a local police station with a sign that read, “I apologize to…

WATCH LIVE: Secretary of State John Kerry and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel testify in Senate about Syria

Watch as Secretary of State John F. Kerry, Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel and General Martin E. Dempsey (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs) testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in an unclassified hearing about the Congressional authorization for the use of force in Syira.…

WikiLeaks’ ‘CableGate’ server up for auction on eBay

Server geeks and conspiracy theorists wanting to own a little piece of history have a shot at owning the actual server that was at the center of a political firestorm after WikiLeaks used it to release more than 250,000 secret U.S. embassy cables in…  …

Former Navy chaplain wants ‘worthy of death’ printed on all LGBT couples’ wedding photos

A disgraced former Navy chaplain is calling on all photographers to print Bible scripture that says homosexuals are “worthy of death” on the back of photos taken at weddings of gay and lesbian couples. On his Monday Pray in Jesus Name Internet show, Chaplain Gordon James “Chaps” Klingenschmitt expressed outrage…

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