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    • Stitch by Stitch
      Quilting is not in my blood. I possess no antique quilts handed down through the generations nor do I have fond memories of my mother and aunts socializing as they pieced together a quilt top. Nonetheless, I have been hanging out in the fabric store, reading quilting magazines and dreaming [...]
    • Economic Conservatives. Social Conservatives. Is it Time for a Divorce?
      Dear Sarah, I read your piece in the Wall Street Journal and was nodding in agreement and cheering you on. That is, until about half way through. You wrote some marvelous phrases about the GOP’s tragic inability to sell a conservative economic message to those very voters who sided with the Democratic Party [...]
    • Dear Children …
      Rather than send out electrons to be lost in cyberspace, I thought that I would share a letter written to my children.  I’m sure they won’t mind it being shared with those of you diehards who are actually reading this (whose loyalty I truly appreciate).  Dear children, As you know, Daddy has [...]
    • Taking the Right Fork in the Road
      Americans may be tired of an exhausting national campaign, but let’s not forget that the stakes have never been higher. As Yogi Berra said, When you come to a fork in the road, take it. If Barack Obama is reelected, he will merely click the repeat button to give us another [...]
    • The Politics of Cafeteria Food
      The start of the 2012-13 school year also marks the first stages of implementation of President and First Lady Obama’s Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010. The law will increase federal spending on school nutrition programs by $4.5 billion over the next ten years and, in its early days, the [...]
    • Laundry Curmudgeon
      I realize that there are urgent and important stories making the news or being under-reported. Nevertheless, I ask your indulgence while I vent about a seemingly minor topic. Over the past year, our laundry has frequently piled up. We’ve often been on the road doing speeches and appearances for two-week periods [...]
    • To promote freedom abroad, practice it here
      Baseball player Yogi Berra once said, “You can see a lot just by looking” — simple wisdom that President Barack Obama is not likely to heed. In order to see, you have to want to look at the truth that’s actually out there. — With reality so different from how [...]
    • Morning Brief: September 11th, 2012
      Another Pro-Life Betrayal by Karl Rove? The author of a new book charges that prominent Republican strategist Karl Rove advised the leader of breast cancer group Susan G. Komen for the Cure to restore funding to Planned Parenthood earlier this year. Karen Handel — the former Komen senior [...]
    • Christian Association testifies against ENDA in Senate Hearing
      This week, the National Religious Broadcasters association testified on behalf of religious organizations in front of the US Senate opposing the Employment Non-Discrimination Act, or ENDA. The group spoke in a hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee (HELP). NRB insisted that ENDA stands opposed to the Constitution and [...]
    • Two Flags for Flag Day: the Christian Flag and the U.S. Flag
      “And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi” ~ Exodus 17:15, KJV. Jehovah-Nissi means the Lord My Banner! God is the Standard.  God is our Ensign. Our God of the Holy Bible leads the way. We can always march forward knowing the Banner of the Lord precedes us and Our Lord [...]
    • Senate Dems Take Time to Consider ‘Gender Identity’ in the Workplace
      Democrats on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee took time on Tuesday to hear from advocates of “workplace fairness” legislation, the Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA). The bill, which has no chance of passing in the current Congress, would outlaw job discrimination based [...]
    • China: Five Month Pregnant Woman Still in Danger of Forced Abortion
      CHANGSHA, HUNAN PROVINCE, China, June 11, 2012 — On the night of June 6, 2012, Women’s Rights Without Frontiers received an emergency email about a Chinese woman in danger of forced abortion. At least a dozen family planning officials broke into the home of Cao Ruyi, five [...]
    • Traditional Marriage Protesters Attacked
      Volunteers with the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family And Property (TFP) have been attacked by gay activists for peacefully standing in public in support of traditional marriage. TFP has posted a video of the various attacks made against them. The organization’s volunteers have been bullied, pepper sprayed, hit [...]
    • GLAAD Gives ‘Modern Family’ Award To ‘Chaz’ Bono And Her Mother Cher
      The Gay And Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) held an awards show on Saturday and handed out an award to “Chaz” Bono (a sad, sexually confused woman who has had a “sex change” operation and now pretends to be a man). The award was given to someone who has made [...]
    • ‘IndoctriNATION’ Wins Christian Film Festival Award
      The documentary, “IndoctriNATION: Public Schools and the Decline of Christianity in America” has just won the Jubilee Award for Best Documentary at the San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival. The documentary features the testimony of Brian Rohrbough, who lost his son in the Columbine school massacre in 1999. Columbine isn’t an [...]
    • American Life League Exposes Planned Parenthood Agenda
      The America Life League’s video expose of Planned Parenthood called “Hooking Kids on S**” was pulled from YouTube because of an ex-intern who worked at Planned Parenthood. ALL, however, has posted “Hooked S** II.” The new video reveals how in 1969, Planned Parenthood planned an official policy of restructuring the family, [...]
    • Plan On Participating In National Marriage Week!
      National Marriage Week begins on February 7-14. The week is being promoted by National Marriage Week USA, headed by executive director Sheila Weber. Weber notes: Rebuilding our economy is tied to rebuilding marriages. Taxpayers spend at least $112 billion a year for divorce and unwed childbearing. Marriage brings vastly more financial stability [...]
    • Phony Mom’s Group Praises Lisa Jackson’s Anti-Energy Agenda
      A group called “MomsRising” has just released a press statement praising Lisa Jackson for her alleged efforts to protect children from mercury and arsenic poisoning. The organization presented her with thank you notes from families and children across the country. The group says it joined forces with Mocha Moms (a network [...]
    • Supreme Court May Approve Lax Standards For Broadcast TV
      Pornographic images and rampant profanity may become normalized on broadcast television if the Supreme Court rules in favor of the major networks. The court heard arguments yesterday on FCC regulations that block nudity and profanity on the broadcast networks. No such regulations are in place for cable networks. A ruling is expected [...]
    • Archie Comics Features Gay Wedding On Cover
      Archie Comics has come a long way in 70 years and its latest issue features a gay wedding on its cover. Archie, Vernonica and Betty were wholesome characters and part of our popular culture. But now, the comic series promotes the gay agenda. The comic features the wedding of Kevin Keller [...]
    • Parents – Have You Read Your Child’s Textbooks Lately?
      Taken from the Sharia Awareness Action Network site … Parents – Have You Read Your Child’s Textbooks Lately? Although it is hard to admit, parents are guilty of overlooking some of the “fine print” in life. The best-intended parents (myself included), who check homework, instill values, run soccer carpool, and tuck in [...]
    • Why men are in trouble
      For the first time in history, women are better educated, more ambitious and arguably more successful than men. Now, society has rightly celebrated the ascension of one sex. We said, “You go girl,” and they went. We celebrate the ascension of women but what will we do about what [...]
    • Report Proves Planned Parenthood Targets Blacks, Hispanics
      A new reported issued by the pro-life group Life Dynamics proves that Planned Parenthood and the abortion industry in the United States target black and Hispanic Americans by placing abortion facilities in communities with high minority populations. Titled, “Racial Targeting and Population Control,” the new report validates [...]
    • John Piper and the Prosperity Gospel
      John Piper raises issue with the American “Prosperity Gospel” that elevates materialism over Jesus and the Good News. Many Americans are elevating “gifts above [the] Giver” and exporting it to the nations of the world. Piper challenges that we should be supporting a message that supports an all-satisfying Jesus, rather [...]
    • Census: South, West lead US in marriages, divorces
      WASHINGTON — Singles, take note: With marriages at an all-time low, states in the South and West rank among the highest for couples hearing wedding bells. But many of these states also have higher rates of divorce. The first-of-its-kind analysis by the Census Bureau, released Thursday, also [...]
    • Depressed? How to overcome depression!
      We can get way down if we aren’t aware of how Satan works on us and how to beat the demons. I got a message from a concerned friend today asking what he should do.  I reiterated to him what my current and former pastors have taught me. I got [...]