A lot has happened since former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Exempt Organizations head Lois Lerner refused to testify in May 2013 about the agency targeting of the tea party and other 501(c)(4) organizations, asserting her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination. For starters, it turns out the scandal goes much higher than was originally stated.
Genocide is being waged against humanity's most vulnerable members because a huge segment of western society has rejected the Judeo-Christian worldview in favor of a self-centered worldview. Ironically, in the name of "progress" we've regressed to a pre-Christian ethic, one in which might makes right and society's most vulnerable members have no worth and no voice.
Some in America today think that believing as our Founders did, that there is a Creator God, the God of the Bible and that our Rights come from Him and that the sole purpose of human civil government is to secure and protect those God given rights, they think that is a very dangerous idea.
"Remember the Arizona" was the rallying cry of American forces in the Pacific during World War II. The fall of the U.S.S. Arizona, along with other ships and sailors at Pearl Harbor, became emblematic of the freedom for which Americans were fighting. Recent events have ensured that "Remember Arizona" will now become a rallying cry for religious freedom.
Do officials lose the right to pray as they deem appropriate based on their belief and conscience, and do political enemies have the right to censor officials' prayers based on terms they simply claim are offensive? Does the Constitution guarantee protection from being “offended?”
Knowing as he does that there are many in the world who share an animus towards the Jewish state, and having been associated all his life with anti-Israel leftists and Islamists, it is not beyond credulity that Obama will display brute force against Netanyahu – something he has assiduously refrained from doing with respect any other nation state, especially the world’s tyrants.
In 400 years, America may not look the same to the first settlers -- but the battles it wages certainly would. Even after four centuries, true religious freedom is as scarce today as it was when the pilgrims stepped onto the ship that would carry them to the new world. The only difference is, the threats to that ideal comes not from a foreign power -- but within.« Previous Page — Next Page »
"We don't intend to turn the Republican Party over to the traitors in the battle just ended. We will have no more of those candidates who are pledged to the same goals as our opposition and who seek our support. Turning the party over to the so-called moderates wouldn't make any sense at all." - Ronald Reagan, Nov. 10, 1964