“If ye love wealth better than liberty, the tranquility of servitude than the animated contest of freedom, go from us in peace. We ask not your counsels or arms. Crouch down and lick the hands which feed you. May your chains sit lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you were our countrymen!” – Samuel Adams

Archive for March 21st, 2008

Protecting Life Isn’t Just a Religious Value

One of the most common areas of public policy where you’ll hear liberals and secularists protest the interjection of religious values is in protecting life. Whether it’s protecting unborn human life, or the lives of those some consider “not worth living,” citing a transcendent religious value as a reason not to end innocent human life […]

Crusade to Establish State Religion to Oppress Visible Signs of Religion

Once upon a time, people flocked to a new land called America, where they could escape from religious persecution and oppression. True… religious groups might band together in the new land and form individual communities meant more so for people with like beliefs and ways, but the country itself did not have a single religion […]

Ron’s Musings: American Theocracy?

From time to time you hear from someone or other who claims America is becoming a theocracy. Many believe the religious right controls the Republican Party and wants to institute theocracy in America. I have little patience for such rhetoric simply because it is demonstrably false. Many of these same accusers love to tout “separation […]

Money Takes the Gold at the Beijing Olympics

By John W. Whitehead “If freedom-loving people throughout the world do not speak out against Chinese oppression and China and Tibet, we have lost all moral authority to speak on behalf of human rights anywhere in the world.”— Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) There was a time when the Olympic Games embodied all that was noble and […]

Study: Homosexual Men More Likely to Consult Mental Health Services

If you’ve stopped accepting the pablum fed to the public by the “mainstream” media and done some research on homosexual activity, you may be aware that homosexual behavior carries with it some pretty substantial health risks. In addition to the injuries which sometimes come from using body parts in a way for which they were […]

South Dakota Abortion Debate on KOTA Radio

In case you missed the Shad Olson Show on KOTA radio this morning, it featured Dr. Alan Unruh of VoteYesForLife.com and Casey Murschel of NARAL Pro-Choice South Dakota, discussing the ongoing abortion petition in South Dakota. You can listen to the radio show here.

Voices Carry: It’s impossible to separate church and state

Who are we kidding, it is absolutely relevant what Sen. Barack Obama’s church teaches and that his spiritual advisor is black liberationist Rev. Jeremiah Wright. Like gives birth to like. Though many tried to dismiss it several months ago, it was centrally important for the electorate to know the full story behind Mitt Romney’s Mormonism. […]

Who Made God? The Surprising Answer!

Shawn (VenomFangX) is a twenty-something college student that posts regularly on YouTube. He has stated that he is of Jewish ancestry and was raised in a fairly orthodox family. He has become a follower of the one Lord, Jesus Christ, Creator of all that is seen and unseen and shares his faith and his reason […]

NewsBusted Conservative Comedy 150

Topics in this episode: –Thirteen percent of Americans incorrectly think Barack Obama is a Muslim –Should harming the environment be a sin? –Scarlett Johansson sells a date for $40,000 –A study claims 1-in-4 teenage girls has an STD –AARP launches a TV network? NewsBusted is a comedy webcast about the news of the day, uploaded […]

Ft. Hard Knox: (Moon)BATs want Freedom FROM Religion

The “Freedom from Religion Foundation,” which boasts on its web page that it is, “…an educational association of non-believers and secularists, (which) has been working since 1978 to keep state and church separate…” has posted a list of reasons the United States of America is not a Christian Nation. Well, no, that’s exactly true… To […]

Why Are There Tax Code Restrictions on Churches?

Given the current tax code restrictions on churches with regard to their tax exempt status, coupled with the myopic view of our society (e.g. what is, always was) it may be easy to understand how some people could develop the misperception that churches should have no involvement in the political process, even that such a […]

First Principles, Part 1

Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the House has written a small book called “Rediscovering God in America.” In this easy to read, informational best-seller we are informed of the beliefs and temperament of the Founding Fathers when laying the foundation of the fledgling United States of America. The task was no small undertaking. It involved […]

What is Theocracy?

Well, the BATS are back at it again this Easter. You might recall that last Easter, a group of secularist bloggers started a blogswarm to “Blog Against Theocracy.” At first I assumed they would be blogging against the ancient nation of Israel, or perhaps some Muslim countries, but I quickly realized they were blogging against […]

We Can Arise Because He is Risen

GUEST COLUMN By Rev. Dr. Paul IrwinPresident, American Bible Society NEW YORK, March 12 /Christian Newswire/ — I remember a time in my early ministry when Easter truly came alive for me. It was a snowy Easter Day in Massachusetts and I realized that many would not make it to church to sing Christ the […]

The Founders and their Republic Were Christian

ALL OF THE 55 SIGNERS OF THE CONSTITUTION WERE PROTESTANT CHRISTIANS EXCEPT THOMAS FITZSIMMONS OF PENNSYLVANIA AND DAVID CARROL OF MARYLAND WHO WERE CATHOLICS; AND THE GENIUS, BEN FRANKLIN WHO HAS BEEN FALSELY ACCUSED OF BEING A DEIST. The Deists believe in a prime mover who is no longer involved in the affairs of men. […]

Religion Not Allowed Attitude Defies 1st Amendment

The constitution makes it quite clear that forcing a specific religion upon the people is not allowed. In other words, people in power are not allowed to pick the church of their choice and force it upon the population. The First Amendment does make it clear that people have freedom of choice — the freedom […]