“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 April 28th, 2010

Secret Fast-Tracked Vote to Make Puerto Rico 51st State

Secret Fast-Tracked Vote to Make Puerto Rico 51st State

Glenn Beck and others such as Hot Air are breaking this quick-moving story that the Socialist Democrats in congress are planning a vote on Thursday Apr. 29 to make poverty-ridden Spanish-speaking Puerto Rico the 51st state.

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Want Tougher Immigration Laws

Poll: Two-Thirds of Americans Want Tougher Immigration Laws

Zogby has released a new poll today which found large majorities of Americans supporting tougher immigration laws to deal with the millions of illegal aliens in the United States. 79% do not believe illegal aliens are entitled to the same rights as U.S. citizens, and 2/3 want their congressional representatives to pass tougher immigration measures.

SCOTUS: Mojave Memorial Cross Will Stay

SCOTUS: Mojave Memorial Cross Will Stay

The Supreme Court ruled Wednesday that the 75-year-old war memorial cross in the Mojave Desert of California can remain in place. In a splintered 5-4 ruling, the justices said “the constitution does not oblige government to avoid any public acknowledgment of religion’s role in society.”

Don’t Ask Don’t Tell Repeal May Threaten Religious Liberty in Military

Don't Ask Don't Tell Repeal May Threaten Religious Liberty in Military

The religious freedoms of military chaplains and service members are at risk if the Obama administration repeals the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, conservative and evangelical leaders warned on Wednesday. Already, some Christian chaplains have threatened to leave their posts if the Pentagon’s policy on gay service members is overturned.

Scientist: Cap and Trade Based on Power Grab Not Science

Scientist: Cap and Trade Based on Power Grab Not Science

I know Al Gore has told us that the science of global warming is “settled” and that there is “consensus” in the scientific community about his religion, er, science. But such assertions are just a few light-years off from the truth. Former NASA climate scientist Dr. Roy Spencer says climate legislation is more about grabbing power than science, and that human contributions of CO2 may actually be beneficial.

Muslims Now Want to Bar Franklin Graham From NDP Altogether

Muslims Now Want to Bar Franklin Graham From NDP Altogether

Less than a week after Franklin Graham was disinvited from the Pentagon prayer event, the evangelist faces another attempt to remove him from a National Day of Prayer observation. The Council on American-Islamic Relations, a group that is widely accused of having ties to terrorists, has called on congressional sponsors of the National Day of Prayer event on Capitol Hill to rescind Graham’s invitation to speak at the May 6 gathering.

Some Perspective on Arizona’s Immigration Law

Some Perspective on Arizona's Immigration Law

Some much-needed perspective on Arizona’s new law which empowers that state to deal with the illegal alien problem the federal government refuses to handle: the law mirrors existing federal law and provides the tools necessary for state and local authorities to do what the federal government refuses to do.

Survey Estimates Most Young People Not Christians Despite Label

Survey Estimates Most Young People Not Christians Despite Label

Though a majority of teens and young adults identify as Christian, a new study suggests that only 15 percent of them have personal relationships with Christ and are deeply committed. Most American “Millenials” – those born between 1980 and 1991 – don’t pray regularly. Few read their Bibles or other religious texts, and many don’t attend church on a weekly basis, according to a LifeWay Research study.

9 of 10 Christians Cleared of Charges in Haiti

9 of 10 Christians Cleared of Charges in Haiti

Kidnapping and criminal association charges against 10 U.S. Christians who tried to transport Haitian children out of the country to an orphanage have been dropped. However, the leader of the group of volunteers, Laura Silsby, still faces a charge of arranging irregular travel and will stand trial in Haiti, Judge Bernard Saint-Vil said Monday.