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A boy named Francis

Clyde Lewis asked an interesting and thought provoking question on his radio program, Ground Zero, last night.

By now you may have heard about the nun who gave birth. She was rushed to the hospital with stomach pains, and a bit later was giving birth to a boy that she named Francis.. The nun, who has not been named in any media, plans on keeping the child.  All involved with the story seem shocked that she had a child..

Named Francis.

While many have laughed and scoffed at the notion that a woman would not know she was pregnant, consider this, as Clyde Lewis spoke about last night: In recent years, there have been at least 45 self-reported sexless pregnancies. The HUFFINGTON POST, however, does mention that there are pitfalls in 'self reported' information.. Can these virgin birth reports truly be trusted when people, themselves, are claiming them?
While the reports may indicate shame or the result of an ultra religious background, it highlights the possibilities of Parthenogenesis--a medical term for asexual reproduction.  There have been no valid claims of human beings experiencing asexual reproduction, as a matter of fact, a study proved a South Korean woman claiming it to have been a fraud in 2007.

But what Clyde Lewis was trying to illustrate, more than anything, is the fierce backlash that this nun has experienced online in comparison to Jesus Christ. After all, religious people have been the first to line up and call the nun a whore, slut, and any other derogatory term to describe women who aren't chaste. But at the same time, those Christians would line up at Sunday mass each week and worship the notion that Mary had a virgin birth that led the world have a savior, Jesus Christ.

Maybe Mary was the true first and last human who experienced parthenogenesis? Or maybe something was lost in translation and 'virgin' was really maiden.  Christian Doctrine even says that Mary was the perpetual virgin, remaining one even after having Jesus (and probably other children, too) .. The feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary is not about Jesus, but about Mary's own mother. Christian belief holds the notion that Mary's mother's womb was clean of original sin, thus allowing Mary to be born a perpetual virgin and never having to have 'relations with a man' to conceive. While there may be other religions besides Catholicism that hold some sort of belief on Mary, the main title given to her is Virgin. It relates to long held beliefs that sex was unclean and that women should not enjoy it..

Fast forward to now.. a nun claiming a virgin birth--perhaps a miracle--and naming the child Francis after the Pope. How strange.. how weird. How miraculous?

The first thing I thought of when I heard the story of the nun was the movie with Demi Moore the SEVENTH SIGN. It didn't take long for me to also recall that a famed horror movie icon, Freddy Krueger, was born from a nun.. In the story of Fred, Amanda Krueger, his mom, devoted her to life to God as a nun.. Also Robert Englund played Freddy in NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET 5, which was named the Dream Child.

We celebrate miracles from bible times. We still hold up traditions from 2000 years ago. We worship Jesus without hard evidence, but ignore Horus. And many still have a concept that Mary did not have sex to get impregnated. But we condemn a nun who claims the same...

I have a Christian friend who literally believes the Bible--yes, she even believes that the earth is 6,000 or so years old and that dinosaurs never lived after the great Noah flood. I asked her about Mary's virginity.. I told her my theory, that the only way in my head a virgin birth made sense, was if an alien impregnated Mary with artificial sperm. And that Jesus was an alien. I even spiced it up and said that the great flood happened on Mars and Noah flew a space ship to earth. She paused at that one. And then scoffed.

It comes down to faith. I have faith. I believe God is a combination of math, electricity, and energy.
As far as a virgin birth? I believe anything can be possible but perhaps not probable.
But condemning a nun for claiming it but worshiping a woman from ages ago for being credited with it? That part is where I find people to get a little.. well.. hypocritical.



Paging Paige: Done at the WWE


PWInsider reports that Paige was told at this past Monday’s RAW that she will not be able to return to the ring. It was noted that she is “done” as a wrestler, and that the situation is similar to Edge’s retirement in 2011 due to a neck injury…

Paige had just returned to WWE in late November after a seventeen month absence due to a neck injury she suffered in June of 2016. During her absence she suffered two Wellness policy suspensions.

Paige was injured during a house show at the Nassau Coliseum on Dec. 27 during a six-woman tag match. She was kicked in the back by Sasha Banks and struggled to get back to her feet after the bump.


The fake missile warning in Hawaii was scary for residents of that state .. 38 minutes of hell.

Scary for America more may be what ELIANA JOHNSON writes in POLITICO: A false warning of a missile threat in Hawaii sent White House aides scrambling Saturday, frantically phoning agencies to determine a response and triggering worries about their preparedness almost a year into the Trump administration. President Donald Trump’s Cabinet has yet to test formal plans for how to respond to a domestic missile attack, according to a senior administration official. John Kelly, while serving as Secretary of Homeland Security through last July, planned to conduct the exercise. But he left his post to become White House chief of staff before it was conducted, and acting secretary Elaine Duke never carried it out. The Old Cold War guard is gone. The newcomers can issue threats but appear to be unaware on how to act on them.. “The U.S. government hasn’t tested these plans in 30 years,” said the senior a…

There is water on Mars. There is not water on Mars. There is water on Mars.

A cross-section of underground ice is exposed at the steep slope that appears bright blue in this enhanced-color view from the HiRISE camera on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. The scene is about 550 yards wide. The scarp drops about 140 yards from the level ground in the upper third of the image.Credits: NASA/JPL-Caltech/UA/USGS

This could be a game changer–and quite the about face since the past several months of news gathered have reinforced the notion that no water at all existed..

As reported in the journal Science (paywall), the water was found in both the north and south of Mars, at latitudes equivalent to South America and Scotland. The exposed areas were found on scarps as steep as 55 degrees. Based on the absence of craters in the regions, scientists believe that the features formed relatively recently.

“The discovery reported today gives us surprising windows where we can see right into these thick underground sheets of ice,” study co-author Shane Byrne of the University of…

FCC won’t let Trump’s shithole be

The FCC received complaints after NBC and CNN used the word “s—hole” in their coverage of the controversy over comments President Donald Trump reportedly made to lawmakers during a meeting about immigration.

An FCC spokesman said they received a “handful” of comments, but did not have an exact figure yet. The agency does not monitor programming, but reviews each complaint to decide whether to take any type of action.

CNN featured the term on its chyron, and it was also repeated on air multiple times. But the FCC’s jurisdiction over indecency and profanity does not cover cable and satellite programming.x

The word was used once on “NBC Nightly News,” but anchor Lester Holt issued a viewer warning in advance. CBS and ABC chose not to use the word.

The FCC considers a number of factors in whether to act on a complaint, including “context,” and that in the past has included whether it has been a part of news programming. Broadcasters are confident that they would be exempt for using the term i…



Not only that, but warnings buzzed on TVs.. radios.. the horrid screeching noise when an emergency alert sounds.. 

CNN reports,

Jocelyn Azbell had just woken up in her Maui hotel Saturday when she was hurried into the hotel's basement to take shelter from an incoming ballistic missile.
"You're thinking, 'Oh my gosh, are we going to die? Is it really a missile (headed) our way, or is it just a test?'" the 24-year-old told CNN. "We really didn't know."
Minutes before, she'd received an ominous alert on her phone.

Azbell, her boyfriend and hundreds of other hotel guests were "herded like cows" into the basement by staff. "People are crying and people obviously were super scared," she said.
For 20 minutes, Azbell said, they waited. Finally, they were told that the alert was a false ala…


The worst flu since the early 2000s strikes he entire continental United States is experiencing widespread flu right now, the first time in the 13 years of the current tracking system that that has happened, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Officials said that this flu season is shaping up to be one of the worst in recent years. The rate of flu hospitalizations — the number of people hospitalized with flu per 100,000 — nearly doubled last week compared with the previous week. Last week it was 22.7 per 100,000 people; the week before that rate was 13.7. IT IS SO BAD..
THE KIDS ARE BANNED FROM GOING TO THE HOSPITAL!! All of that prompted metro Detroit's Beaumont hospital chain to take an unusual step Friday afternoon: banning visits from children under 13 until the flu season subsides. “We apologize for the inconvenience,” said a news release from Beaumont Health System, which operates eight major hospitals in southeast Michigan. “All Beaumont Health hospita…