This week I will have the privilege to attend the inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump. While this is truly an honorable day and tradition for Americans, did you know there are seven distinct religious activities in the first presidential inauguration that have been repeated in whole or part during every subsequent inauguration?Read more ›
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Worship of God is wrong, but worship of – and the idolizing of anything and everything else is good. God in school is wrong, but teaching the five pillars of Islam is ok. Bible study in school is wrong, but teaching 3rd graders about homosexuality and transgenders along with encouraging and accepting these things is right and good.Read more ›
Understanding the nature and the limits of the authorities and powers granted to the Executive Branch of the federal government by the Constitution is very liberating unless you countenance tyranny. Our founders provided a way in which the different branches can impede each other, thereby slowing down the actions of government, and this is a great protection for individual liberty.Read more ›
There was no pretense, no hint in this election, about the ideal of America aspiring to be a “shining city on a hill,” the phrase of Christian pilgrim John Winthrop, often referred to by President Reagan. If the discourse of this election reflects what is happening in our nation, we have lost touch with our principles and ideals.Read more ›
Gibbon actually was writing about the city-state Athens and its decline, but his words are a razor-sharp indictment of the United States of the past several decades.Read more ›
Lately, much attention has been given to shameful events including criminals, police, arrest, murder, vandalism, rioting, and protests that have plagued the streets of America. These events, of course, are not isolated to just our modern times. During the time leading up to the Revolutionary War, there was a tumultuous stirring in the 1700’s, a movement which one might label, “American Lives Matter.” This righteous movement occurred after a long train of abuses against all American citizens of every color and nationality. From the Boston Massacre of 1770, the bombing of Boston and burning of Charlestown in 1774, or in the attacks on Williamsburg, Concord, or Lexington in 1775, Americans were attacked with lethal force! Beyond warfare here is a short list of bigoted and hateful things those Americans were forced to endure: The innocent were killed and oppressed Americans were being forced at gun point to share their homes […]Read more ›
Now we are called aside again to what might well be the final death blow, this time it comes from the left’s best presidential candidate: Ms. Hillary Clinton. She appears in rallies and venues across the country with the latest and best offering of the liberal machine. She is calling America aside, with soft rhetoric; she asks us to believe her intentions, but we already know her intentions and her record; that is why we must not answer her deceptive call.Read more ›