“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 July 9th, 2008

Couples Vow Recommitment to Marriage

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Aaron LeichmanChristian Post ReporterWed, Jul. 09 2008 02:27 PM EDTIn an era where rising divorce rates and marital infidelity are rapidly becoming societal norms, hundreds of couples met together last month to buck the secular trends of the world with a renewed commitment to God and the […]

Less Religious Americans Favor Obama

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Jennifer RileyChristian Post ReporterWed, Jul. 09 2008 12:08 PM EDT Presidential candidate Barack Obama has stronger support among less religious Americans than rival John McCain, a survey revealed. The survey, conducted by The Gallup Poll and released Tuesday, found 55 percent of Americans who say religion is […]

Christian Group Ordered to Hide the Cross

Another example of blatant government hostility toward Christianity from OneNewsNow: After last year’s Independence Day parade in Chesapeake, Virginia, several groups were allowed to set up booths in the city’s Lakeside Park. Christian Rights Ministries (CRM) set up its booth, which included a 12-foot-tall white cross. But city officials ordered the group to remove the […]

Ministries Agree to Financial Reforms Amidst Congressional Inquiry

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Lillian KwonChristian Post ReporterWed, Jul. 09 2008 08:11 AM EDT Two prominent mega-ministries under a Senate probe for opulent spending indicated they would institute reforms even before the investigation is complete, according to a new report.Charismatic preachers Joyce Meyer and Benny Hinn are the only two that […]

The Tax Man Cometh

From CNS News: Sens. Jay Rockefeller (D-W.Va.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) told Cybercast News Service on Tuesday that they would support raising taxes to pay the $36.3 trillion needed to pay for promised Medicare benefits over the next 75 years. You didn’t seriously think the liberals were going to pay for it out of their […]

Animated by Lofty Principles

American Minute from William J. Federer “Old Rough and Ready” died JULY 9, 1850. This was General Zachary Taylor. He fought the British in the War of 1812, the Sac Indians in the Black Hawk War and the Seminole Indians in Florida. Zachary Taylor’s victories in the Mexican War, being greatly outnumbered by Santa Anna’s […]

Calif. Marriage Defenders Bypass Protest, Work for Votes

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Eric YoungChristian Post ReporterTue, Jul. 08 2008 05:31 PM EDT LOS ANGELES – Up to 175,000 people took part in Los Angeles’ annual gay pride parade in West Hollywood Sunday, capping three days of flamboyant celebration. Among those honored at this year’s event were Robin Tyler and […]

Women’s Conference Seeks to Strengthen ‘Backbone of Society’

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Eric YoungChristian Post ReporterTue, Jul. 08 2008 05:24 PM EDT A three-day gathering will be held this weekend to mobilize women to tackle the issues of HIV/AIDS, debt, global poverty, parenting and spiritual empowerment. After kicking off with a concert featuring award-winning Gospel artist Martha Munizzi, the […]

Church of England Votes in Favor of Female Bishops

Reprinted by permission of The Christian Post By Jennifer GoldChristian Post CorrespondentTue, Jul. 08 2008 11:22 AM EDT After lengthy debate, the Church of England’s General Synod voted on Monday to confirm its support for the ordination of women as bishops without offering much in the way of safeguards for objectors. The Synod had already […]

Pelosi Responds Predictably to New Poll

Fancy Nancy had these comments just a few months ago promising more government programs to punish oil companies thus reigning in the runaway costs of fuel that impacts the entire U.S. economy. She calls these programs “common sense.” Somehow, I just can’t see how raising the cost of doing business to oil companies can possibly […]

AIDS Policy: Deadly Feel-Good Emotionalism

Last week Michael Fumento wrote in the NY Post about the gross politicization of AIDS. AIDS, while a deadly disease, has become a politically correct disease about which misinformation and misrepresentation are usually the official order of the day. Despite the fact that 72% of male AIDS cases in the United States are linked to […]

Obama on Iraq: Change That Works For Him

Video Script:Obama: My assessment is that the surge has not worked.Obama: I would end this war, and I would have our troops out within 16 months.Obama: I will immediately begin to remove our troops.Murtha: I think the surge is working.Lieberman: The surge is working.Clinton: We’ve begun to change tactics in Iraq, and in some areas, […]

California Counties Consider Defying Supreme Court, Standing with the Law

Remember in May when the Imperial Court of California (aka the California Supreme Court) manufactured a “right” for homosexual couples to call their unions “marriage,” doing so in defiance of the law passed by Californians explicitly defining marriage as between a man and a woman? Well, a “rebel alliance” of at least two California counties […]