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-Poll: ‘Offensive’ Speech Should Not Be Protected?

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

According to the US Constitution, free speech is still protected in this country. Last week hundreds of students at Berkeley (U of CA) disagreed and rioted to block a scheduled visit by a conservative who they considered to be a purveyor of ‘offensive’ speech. Ironically, over 50 years ago students at the same institution initiated […]

-Independence Day 2016: Freedom Comes from God

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Happy Independence Day 2016. The following is our traditional message for the 4th of July:   Flags are flying, parades are moving, drinks are flowing, and politicians are speaking today in America. 240 years ago a message was confirmed by representatives of 13 colonies proclaiming their freedom, a freedom that was considered to be derived […]

-How ‘Religious’ is Each State?

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

Here’s the interesting results of a recent poll by Pew. The research attempts to define the American states that are the most ‘religious’ and the ones which are the least measured by the percentage of those in each who claim that “religion is very important in their lives.” From Pew Research: Mississippi, Alabama and other […]

-Can Someone Who Doesn’t Believe in God be Elected President?

Monday, October 26th, 2015

Can someone who doesn’t believe in God be elected President of the USA? I Don’t know but Bernie Sanders who usually shoots from the hip believed that it was important enough to dodge the question when Jimmie Kimmel asked him point blank in an interview if he believed in God. View his response in the […]

-Iran Deal: Are We Now Closer to an Ezekiel 38 Scenario?

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015

‘GOG AND MAGOG’: IRAN, RUSSIA, TURKEY… A lot could be said about the recent deal between the Obama administration and Iran allowing Iran to continue their nuclear program. One thing for sure there is a major split between the United States and Israel over the deal. Just how this would play out in the event […]

-Actually It’s ‘Cultural Christians’ That Are Really In Decline

Saturday, May 16th, 2015

      (Photo: courtesy of TripAdvisor) For years nearly every American (90%+) identified themselves as ‘Christian’ mostly because everyone they knew claimed it and besides as kids their parents took them to church at least at Christmas and Easter. In the mid 20th century after WWII everyone was considered to be a Christian unless they were […]

-American Religion: Attendance and Affiliation Declines while Prayer Rises?

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

According to a 2014 General Social Survey conducted by NORC at the University of Chicago, formal American religious practice is continuing to decline while personal prayer in on the rise. From an article in the Washington Post: A record-low share of Americans attend church regularly, affiliate with a religious faith and see themselves as religious, […]

-Happy Thanksgiving 2014

Thursday, November 27th, 2014

       ("The First Thanksgiving at Plymouth": Wikipedia) Happy Thanksgiving 2014 to you and yours. Our traditional Thanksgiving message follows: Thanksgiving is a uniquely American celebration that began nearly four centuries ago with a deeply religious people, the Pilgrims, giving thanks to God for preserving them though a very hard year and bringing them their first […]

-Freedom of the Press Declining in America

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

                                                  (President Obama: Wikipedia) US Drops to 46th in Press Freedom There was a time when America was a bastion of freedom and represented truth and justice, through a free press but not so much anymore. In the “2014 World Press Freedom Index” the United States now ranks a dismal 46th out of the 180 […]

-Abortions Trending Down in America

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

                                  (Photo by John Stephen Dwyer: Wikipedia) The abortion rate in 2013 was at the lowest in America since Roe v Wade. Here’s the story from Citizen Link: The abortion rate decreased — from 2008 to 2011 — and reached its lowest rate since the Roe v. Wade decision in 1973. The Guttmacher Institute, the […]