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‘Houston, we’ve had a problem’

William J. Federer

"Houston, we've had a problem" were the words sent from Apollo 13, which was launched for the moon APRIL 11, 1970. Mission control identified that an oxygen tank had exploded, irreparably damaging the craft. Special prayer services were held at the Chicago Board of Trade, at St. Peter’s Basilica by the Pope, at the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem and reported in The New York Times. In April of 1970, President Richard Nixon had the nation observe a Day of Prayer for Apollo 13 astronauts. Even the U.S. Senate adopted a resolution urging prayer.

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Former USAF Fighter Pilot on Being Shot Down over North Vietnam

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Col. Martin H. Mahrt (USAF ret) of Custer will talk to the Black Hills Veterans Writing Group on Saturday, September 13, 9-11 am, about being shot down over North Vietnam in December 1965 while piloting an F-105D as part of the 333rd Tactical Fighter Squadron.

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The Secular Left’s End Around

Ken Connor

Recently, secular liberals have adopted a new tactic. Rather than continue our public debates, some secular liberals have decided to take a different route — attacking the very foundations of Christian institutions. In this assault, they have been aided and abetted by the current administration.

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With His Every Word

Jim Bowman

Has it hit home yet that what began in 2008 and inexcusably continued in 2012 is now a terrible and complete failure? Even before the 2008 election, his choice for a running mate should have sent off red flares! What a one-two punch! After being elected and with Joe Biden emerging from the senatorial shadows, which continues to protect many a miscreant and self feeder, Barack Obama began with what is now his standardized “in your face” style of insults.

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Noted Psychiatrist: Transgenderism Is a Mental Disorder

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A well-known psychiatrist associated with Johns Hopkins Hospital has made a potentially groundbreaking claim that transgenderism is a “mental disorder” that merits treatment and that sex change is “biologically impossible.” Dr. Paul R. McHugh is the former psychiatrist-in-chief and the current Distinguished Service Professor of Psychiatry for John Hopkins. He recently wrote in the Wall Street Journal that people who promote sexual reassignment surgery are collaborating with and promoting a mental disorder.

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Burger King and How to Keep Jobs in America

Rick Manning

U.S. corporations operate under the highest tax rate in the world. Canada just lowered theirs to just over 26 percent—a 14 percent savings simply by fleeing north across the border. The truth is that we don’t have a patriotism problem; America has a tax problem. And here is how to solve it.

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