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Chuck's Comments

Our founding fathers went back and studied history for 2-3 thousand years and concluded that they had to come to America with the freedom to establish a new country, and educate their new nation from the Bible.

As a public school educator for 30+ years, along with 5 other experienced educators, we left the public school system and focused our attention on education based on the Bible.

After more than 40 years, I am more than qualified in making the statement about the insanity of our current system.
Chuck's Resume

In my travels around the world I have personally seen the effects on many educational systems that failed, bringing me to this conclusion.

You can see my statement on Insanity on our Home Page.
Chuck's Comments


The Following Topics Are Listed On This Page:
  A B C
1 List of States Implementing Bible Teaching Into Public Schools Proposed Initiative Reforendum For The Public Schools Of Idaho - 50,000 Signatures Needed States Vote for Bible Curriculum
2 More Good News Texas Allows Bible Curriculum Idaho State Board of Education Gives Permission to Teach the Bible in the Public Schools of Idaho
3 Samuel Adams - Founding Father Is America A Christian Nation? National Center
for Constitutional Studies
4 United States Democracy In Trouble Sign The Israel Pledge Do Not Accept The New Dollar Coin
5 Did You Know America Is A Christian Nation? I Want The American
Way Of Life Back
Manhattan Declaration: Affirms Life, Marriage And Religious Liberty
6 Whaddya mean, 'America is not a Christian nation'? Don't Mess With Texas TextBooks
Chuck Norris
Ten Commandments - Supreme Court Says Some OK, Some Not
7 May 30, 2011 - Santa Barbara Veterans; Memorial Utah Schools Thomas Jefferson
8 Bible Study Banned In Orange County, California The Bible in Idaho Schools
Allen Marsh
Muslim National Day Of Prayer
9 Poem: Twas The Month Before Christmas Freedom Of Speech Taken Away Capitol Christmas Tree Honors Obama, Not Jesus
10 Religious Preference:
Islam vs. Christian
Pledge Of Allegiance Random Quotes
  A B C
11 Ghandi's 7 Dangers To Human Virtue 2012-02-21
No More Electoral College
2012-02-21 - Atheist Holy Day
12 2012-05-08 - Judge Suggests
Stripping 10 Commandments
Down to 6
2012-08-18 - Bible Reading In Schools And Prisons 2012-05-04 - Dennis Prager - See Also: The United Nations Is UnConstitutional (Below)
13 The United Nations Is UnConstitutional - See Also: Dennis Prager (Above) September 2012 - Tennessee County Puts Bible Back Into Schools Arizona Pastor Arrested, Jailed for Holding Bible Study in Home
(Jul 11, 2012)
14 2012-09-26 - Romney in Ohio:
‘My heart aches’ for struggling Americans
09-30-2012 - Russian Newspaper Article - "American Capitalism Gone In God We Trust
15 Kitty Werthmann
(Story of 1938 Austria)
Warns Against American Socialism
13-Year-Old Jenny Gives Report Cards to Obama and Romney Liberal Logic
16 U.S. Supreme Court Building Gives Biblical References 2012 Election Thoughts December 14, 2012 - Dear God, Why do you allow so much violence in our schools?
17 2012-12-19
Christianity And Politcs
Ken Thornberg
2013-01-30
Anthony Harper
Visits Washington
The Bible on History.com
An Original Mini-Series
18 The Idaho Center
for Conservative Studies
April 27-20, 2013
Doolittle Raiders Reunion
Thanks To
Our Military Veterans
19 Aug 2013 - Eddie Rickenbacker - Famous Soldier - "Old Guy In A Bucket Of Shrimp" Social Security Card and Dice
November 5, 2013
Will Social Security Run Out of Money?
A Yahoo Finance Report
How To Put Our Country Back Together
  A B C
20 November 30, 2013 - Back Door Gun Control Initiative 2013 Christmas Poem
Put "Christ" Back Into Christ-mas!
December 12, 2013 - Judge Orders San Diego, CA War Memorial Cross To Be Taken Down
21 2014 Christmas Poem
Twas' The Night
Before Jesus Came
Jan 7, 2014
No Longer "One Nation Under God"

Group Unveils 7-Foot Satan Statue
For Oklahoma State Capitol
March 12, 2014
Trial Begins Over
10 Commandments Marker
in Albuquerque, New Mexico
22 March 18, 2014
People & Possessions
Are Being Used & Loved
SCIENCE ~ GOD
First Scientific Proof Of God Found
Wyoming Institute of Technology
DNA sequences seemed indicative
of human language.
Conundrums
in America


Difficult & Confusing Questions?
23   America Wages War  
Against Islam
and
Why the Marine Hymn
Contains the Verse
"To the Shores of Tripoli"
Cecil B. DeMille
Quotes
Islam Being Taught
In Public Schools
In North Carolina
24 Tribute
To Our
Soldiers
Abraham Lincoln
Believes the Bible
is God's Word.
Franklin Graham
The Difference Between
Jesus & Mohammed
25 Marco Polo
Observations
Of Muslims
Teacher Without A Prayer April 16, 2015
The Government Wants To Change
The Internet Laws
26 April 20, 2015
Islamic State Kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya
Photo of Obama as The AntiChrist
Is Obama The AntiChrist?
A 21-minute YouTube Presentation

Standing Quietly
For Our Veterans
27 May 13, 2015
New Preamble
To The Constitution
June 30, 2015
Oklahoma Court
Ten Commandments Monument
Must Come Down
A Christmas Message
of Love
Russ Howell
28 Has America Turned It's Back On God? Parents Upset That Children Are Being Taught About Islam at Manhattan Beach School Hillary Clinton says she will use government force to make you reject your Christian faith!
 

List of States Implementing Bible Teaching
Into Public Schools

States NOT Teaching Bible

Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Connecticutt
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Indiana
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Colorado
Delaware
Hawaii
Idaho
Iowa
Maine
Nevada
New Hampshire
Rhode Island
Utah
Vermont
Wyoming

Proposed Initiative Reforendum For The Public Schools Of Idaho
50,000 Signatures Needed

AN INITIATIVE ALLOWING SCHOOL BOARDS TO PERMIT THE BIBLE TO BE STUDIED AS LITERATURE AND FOR ITS INFLUENCE ON HISTORY.

AN INITIATIVE RECOGNIZING THE 1963 DECLARATION OF THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT IN THE CASE ABINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT V. SCHEMPP, THAT THE BIBLE IS WORTH STUDYING FOR ITS LITERARY QUALITIES AND ITS INFLUENCE ON HISTORY. RECOGNIZING FURTHER THAT THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT HAS AFFIRMED THAT TEACHING THE BIBLE OR RELIGION OBJECTIVELY AS PART OF A SECULAR PROGRAM OF EDUCATION, IS PERMITTED UNDER THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO THE UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION.

DECLARING IT LAWFUL FOR ANY LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD IN IDAHO TO ALLOW THE APPROVAL AND OFFERING OF AN ELECTIVE BIBLE COURSE IN ITS PUBLIC SECONDARY SCHOOLS.

REQUIRING THAT, IN ORDER TO PROMOTE ACADEMIC EXCELLENCE AND CULTURAL LITERACY AND, AT THE SAME TIME, FULFILL THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE FEDERAL AND STATE CONSTITUTIONS, ELECTIVE BIBLE CURRICULA, AT ALL TIMES, BE PRESENTED OBJECTIVELY AND SECULARLY AND THAT SECTARIAN OR DENOMINATIONAL DOCTRINE NEVER BE ENDORSED OR PROMOTED.


May God bless our efforts.

States Vote for Bible Curriculum

States Vote for Bible Curriculum
The Bible course curriculum has been voted into 475 school districts (over 1,900 high schools) in over forty states. 93% of school boards that have been approached with this to date, have voted to implement it. It is not just in the Bible belt, but it has been voted into school districts from Alaska and California, straight across the board to Pennsylvania and Florida. Over 210,000 students have already taken our course nationwide.


More Good News

More Good News
In addition to the states listed above, more than forty states are using 'The Bible and It's Influence' course of study. So, of course some states are using both of these great courses of study and the Bible is the main textbook. These are elective courses and either course can be used. In most cases, that is a choice made by the school district. In the state of Idaho, five key people who opposed our Bible in the Public School Project, are no longer in positions of authority. So, more doors are opening that allow us to move forward. There is, however, much more work that needs to be done.


Texas Allows Bible Curriculum

Texas Allows Bible Curriculum

Texas passes law to teach Bible in public schools and re-gain academic freedom.

From World Net Daily - February 18, 2009
http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=73821

BRAVE NEW SCHOOLS
Texas to teachers: Bible will be taught
Plan requires instruction in both Old and New Testaments
Posted: August 29, 2008

By Bob Unruh
© 2009 WorldNetDaily

The Bible history and literature will be taught in Texas public schools

The Bible's history and literature will be required to be taught in public schools in Texas under a new law that has been clarified by the state attorney general to mean exactly what it says.

"This is a huge victory for the people of Texas and, I think, for people across the country for academic freedom," said Jonathan Saenz, a lawyer for Liberty Legal. "There are 1,300 references to the Bible in the works of Shakespeare alone. Over 60 percent of the allusions studied in [advanced placement] English come from the Bible. Students are going to be better academically and culturally when they hear about the Bible."

The decision is a result of work by the state legislature as well as an opinion from Greg Abbott, the state's attorney general, in a letter to Education Commissioner Robert Scott. House Bill 1287 was approved by state lawmakers in the spring of 2008, and it was signed into law by Gov. Rick Perry. It states all school districts must offer the course as an elective at the high school level by the 2009-2010 school year.

Rep. Warren Chisum, R-Pampa, the author of the plan, said if 15 or more students express interest in the course, districts must provide it.

"A lot of schools don't know they can have the course, and this bill notifies them that the Supreme Court ruled school districts can offer it," Chisum said earlier in advocating for the plan. "School districts should know they can offer the course because it better prepares students for college literature and history classes."

Kevin Franck, of the People for the American Way, told the San Antonio newspaper his group isn't necessarily opposed to the plan, but will be watching its implementation.

And Chisum said the legislature specifically addressed the Bible, not the Quran or any other religious writing, because "the Bible as a text … has historical and literary value."

"It can't go off into other religious philosophies because then it would be teaching religion, when the course is meant to teach literature," he said.

Saenz told WND the actual curriculum – whether schools use only the Bible or another text – is left up to the local school district boards.

"Students more and more have been demanding the courses," he said. "The problem has been that school districts have been threatened [by activists] for offering the courses.

"Now they've got the state board of education's clear guidelines, and support from the attorney general," he said.

He said his organization has been involved in the adoption of the law from its beginning. Counting members of both houses in the legislature, the vote in Texas was 167-3 for the plan.

Liberty Legal, a group committed to defending religious freedoms and First Amendment rights, had been asked to submit a brief on the issue of requiring schools to teach the Bible.

Saenz told WND the requirement allows such education to be either in a regular class or a separate class.

He noted that in one school district close to Dallas, already 160 students have signed up for the class.

Among the subjects that must now be taught in Texas are English, math, science, social students, health, physical education, fine arts, economics, technology and "religious literature, including the Hebrew Scriptures (Old Testament) and New Testament."

"A school district must, of course, offer instruction in the subject matter … 'as required curriculum,'" said the attorney general's opinion, confirming for state education officials the legislature's intent. "The Legislature did not mandate that this curriculum instruction be provided in independent courses.'

One group, the Greensboro, N.C.-based National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools, promotes its curriculum as the only one that uses the Bible as its primary textbook. Supporters include the conservative American Family Association, Eagle Forum and Plano-based Liberty Legal.

Council President Elizabeth Ridenour said the group's material already is being used in 54 Texas school districts. There also are other curriculums that use their own textbooks.

Idaho State Board of Education Gives Permission
to Teach the Bible in the Public Schools of Idaho

    Dear Bible    
    Believers,


We have great news for you! Our Godly American Heritage Foundation, located in Boise, Idaho, has permission from the Idaho State Board of Education to teach the Bible in the public schools of Idaho. The proposal must be presented to each school district individually for their school board's approval. According to the National Counsel on Bible Curriculum, ninety-five percent of the school districts that have heard this proposal have adopted it.

This permission was given in a letter from the administrator in charge of curriculum at that time. He has since left the Boise School District and shortly after that permission was given, the superintendant over him at that time denied us that permission to put the Bible in public schools. She sent me another letter; I have both letters and the second letter denied the first letter.

The good news is she retired and Tom Luna, the current Superintendant of Public Instruction of the State of Idaho, is in agreement with our project.

In 2008, we made a presentation to the House of Representatives but we were not allowed to be even put on the agenda of the Senate even though more that forty other states are moving in this direction. You should ask your legislator about this situation and why they have not moved our state in this direction. They have recieived a set of several Green Sheets in 2008 that explained the project to them. So, ask them if they have done their 'Homework.' If not, you should take that into consideration next time you vote. Remember, according to a Gallop Pole, 85% of Americans are Bible believing people! George Washington and the other Founding Fathers of our nation have made it very clear that our nation cannot survive without the Bible as the foundation of all areas (education, law, government, the market place, media, Wall Street, etc.. We are seeing the results; greed and corruption at all levels. Newt Gingrich and several other key legislators and educators are advising us to get out an initiative and get 50,000 signatures for this project in Idaho over the next 2 years. We can then move forward. We need your Help! Come to the seminar listed in your Intermountain Christian News, Page 6. See you there! Call Chuck Seldon if you have questions: 208-954-2788.

BE DOERS OF THE WORD AND NOT HEARERS ONLY!

ALL THAT IS NEEDED FOR EVIL TO TRIUMPH
IS FOR GOOD MEN TO DO NOTHING.


More than forty states in the United States are currently offering the Bible in public schools. List of States

The assistance of all families who believe in the Bible is needed in order to make this happen in our state and throughout the nation. I believe this was the intention of our Founding Fathers and would solicit your help in getting back on track. According to the Supreme Court of the United States of America, the Bible can be taught as an elective credit as in History, Literature, Art, or as influence on Western Culture.

Recently on Fox News, it was reported that 52 school districts in Texas are implementing the teaching of the Bible in public schools for credit as an elective as History, Literature or Art. "Praise the LORD", we are getting back to the God of our Founding Fathers.

Our Godly American Heritage Foundatin has placed materials in the Boise public libraries to assist parents, teachers, and students discover for themselves that the goal of our Founding Fathers, when they established public education in 1635 in the New England colonies, was to make the Bible the foundation of education. These books, DVDs and videotapes are available to you and your family. They may be found listed under the author, Dr. David Barton.

We need your prayers and financial help with this project. We have friends from 25 churches and pastors so far that are willing to help us as volunteers by sitting at a table and answering questions as well as getting signatures from parents and students who would take the course if it was offered.
We need 500 signatures. Mission Media, the Keep the Commandment Coalition, as well as Generation Life have offered to provide assistance. The non-profit foundation called "Our Godly American Heritage" is sponsoring the effort.

We are in position to accept items for donation such as vehicles, furniture and other items that can be sold for funds to support the project.

Please contact us via e-mail:
      OurGodlyAmericanHeritage@msn.com
      or call Home: (208) 336-0483
      or call Cell: (208) 954-2788
to speak with me about how you can assist us with this goal. We would be delighted to meet with your church or civic group in order to share additional information on teaching the Bible in the public school system. For more information on the Internet about America's Godly Heritage, view the Web site: www.wallbuilders.com.

Thank you and may God Bless America,
Dr. Charles Seldon
Our Godly American Heritage

Samuel Adams - Founding Father

Words of Wisdom

One of our country's forefathers had a lot of insite into the perils which lay ahead for our country. The following are but four of his wise warnings:

  • It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.


  • A general dissolution of the principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy…. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but once they lose their virtue, they will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader…. If virtue and knowledge are diffused among the people, they will never be enslaved. This will be their great security.


  • It is a very great mistake to imagine that the object of loyalty is the authority and interest of one individual man, however dignified by the applause or enriched by the success of popular actions.


  • If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.


  • May our Memorial Day bring more than good company and food for us.

    “What we see depends mainly upon what we look for.” -- John Lubbock

Is America A Christian Nation?

FAITH OF OUR FATHERS

Whaddya mean, 'America is not a Christian nation'?
Congressmen challenge Obama assertion by drafting 'spiritual heritage' legislation


http://www.worldnetdaily.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=98369

National Center for Constitutional Studies

Public Law 108-477 mandates schools
celebrate Constitution Day on September 17th.


National Center for Constitutional Studies
37777 W. Juniper Rd.
Malta, Idaho 83342
Phone: (208) 645-2625

The motion picture, A More Perfect Union, has been officially recognized by the Commission on the Bicentennial of the United States Constituution, who sited the film as being "of exceptional merit" and has given its seal of approval. It is being used by thousands of schools across the nation and satisfies the requirements of the following Federal Law.

Public Law 108-477 states: "each educational institution that receives Federal Funds for a fiscal year shall hold an educational program on the United Staes Constitution on September 17 of such year for the students served by the educational institution."

A MORE PERFECT UNION: America Becomes a Nation, is the first comprehensive re-creation of those heated debates during the summer of 1787. Filmed on location at Independence Hall and other historical sites, it dramatically chronicles how America became a nation and those underlying principles that guard our freedoms today.

This teacher's edition includes the 2-hour movie, an overview, and five segments (or lessons). A Teacher's Guide book, providing background information and perspectives to help with classroom discussins and other learning activities, can be downloaded from www.nccs.net, along with other materials.

Send away for a packet which contains program curriculum for schools to celeebrate Constitution Day on September 17th as mandated by Public Las 108-17.

http://www.nccs.net


United States Democracy In Trouble

How Long Does the United States Have?

About the time our original thirteen states adopted their new constitution in 1787, Alexander Tytler, a Scottish history professor at the University of Edinburgh, had this to say about the fall of the Athenian Republic some 2,000 years earlier:

A democracy is always temporary in nature; it simply cannot exist as a permanent form of government.

A democracy will continue to exist up until the time that voters discover they can vote themselves generous gifts from the public treasury.

From that moment on, the majority always vote for the candidates who promise the most benefits from the public treasury, with the result that every democracy will finally collapse due to loose fiscal policy, which is always followed by a dictatorship.

The average age of the world's greatest civilizations from the beginning of history, has been about 200 years.

During those 200 years, those nations always progressed through the following sequence:
  1. From bondage to spiritual faith

  2. From spiritual faith to great courage

  3. From courage to liberty

  4. From liberty to abundance

  5. From abundance to complacency

  6. From complacency to apathy

  7. From apathy to dependence

  8. From dependence back into bondage

Professor Joseph Olson of Hemline University School of Law, St. Paul, Minnesota, points out some interesting facts concerning the 2000 Presidential election:

Number of States won by:
Gore: 19
Bush: 29

Square miles of land won by:
Gore: 580,000
Bush: 2,427,000

Population of counties won by:
Gore: 127 million
Bush: 143 million

Murder rate per 100,000 residents in counties won by:
Gore: 13.2
Bush: 2.1

Professor Olson adds: 'In aggregate, the map of the territory Bush won was mostly the land owned by the taxpaying citizens of this great country. Gore's territory mostly encompassed those citizens living in government-owned tenements and living off various forms of government welfare...'

Olson believes the United States is now somewhere between the 'complacency and apathy' phase of Professor Tyler's definition of democracy, with some forty percent of the nation's population already having reached the 'governmental dependency' phase.

Sign The Israel Pledge


Join me in Signing The Israel Pledge

Hi To My Family and Friends,

Given that it seems Washington is not listening to anything "Christian" that has morals, values, or principles... we need to be much more proactive and by strength in numbers let our voice be heard. Here is something I do truly believe in... the protection of Isreal... because it's straight out of the Bible... and wanted to share it and the opportunity to speak out with you!

I just signed The Israel Pledge to send a message to our country, the media, and the people of Israel that thousands of Christians love Israel and stand with her in her fight for survival.

The leadership of Christians United for Israel is going to Washington, D.C. to hand-deliver The Israel Pledge to our newly elected leaders.

The more signatures we gather, the stronger the impact we will make. This is one case where numbers speak even louder than words.

Please join me in signing the Israel Pledge by clicking on the button below.

Thank you sooooo much for your consideration in this.

May God be with us in this "spiritual battle",
Jenn =)


http://www.cufi.org/site/PageNavigator/Israel_Pledge_EC?s_oo=ebYRy6pt4aReirwFGqBgeg..&s_tlid=146079


Do Not Accept The New Dollar Coin


REFUSE NEW COINS

U.S.Government to Release New Dollar Coins

You guessed it, 'IN GOD WE TRUST' is gone!
If ever there was a reason to boycott something, this is it!

DO NOT ACCEPT THE NEW DOLLAR COINS AS CHANGE
Together we can force them out of circulation.
This simple action will make a strong statement.

Please help by refusing to accept the new dollar coins when they are handed to you.
I received one from the Post Office as change and I asked for a dollar bill instead.
The lady just smiled and said "Way to go."
Please help out ... Do you really want our country to ask God to be removed from being involved with our country?

Please tell others about this!

Did You Know America Is A Christian Nation?

America Is A Christian Nation


The Spiritual Heritage Resolution
Congressman Forbes asks the questions "Did America ever consider itself a Judeo-Christian nation?" and "If America was once a Judeo-Christian nation, when did it cease to be?"
YouTube: Congressional Presentation


Read more about America's Christian History
These and many other matters which might be noticed, add a volume of unofficial declarations to the mass of organic utterances that this is a Christian nation.


Why don't they teach this in school under the heading of HISTORY!


DID YOU KNOW?
As you walk up the steps to the building which houses the U.S Supreme Court you can see near the top of the building a row of the world's law givers and each one is facing one in the middle who is facing forward with a full frontal view ... it is Moses and he is holding the Ten Commandments!




DID YOU KNOW?
As you enter the Supreme Court courtroom, the Two huge oak doors have the Ten Commandments engraved on each lower portion of each door.




DID YOU KNOW?
As you sit inside the courtroom, you can see the wall, right above where the Supreme Court judges sit, a display of the Ten Commandments!




DID YOU KNOW?
The morality of the country is deeply ingrafted upon Christianity, and not upon the doctrines or worship of [other religions]. United States Supreme Court 1892


DID YOU KNOW?
There are Bible verses etched in stone all over the Federal Buildings and Monuments in Washington, D.C..




DID YOU KNOW?
James Madison, the fourth president, known as 'The Father of Our Constitution' made the following statement:

'We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to the Ten Commandments of God.'




DID YOU KNOW?
Every session of Congress begins with a prayer by a paid preacher, whose salary has been paid by the taxpayer since 1777.



DID YOU KNOW?
Fifty-two of the 55 founders of the Constitution were members of the established orthodox churches in the colonies.




DID YOU KNOW?
Thomas Jefferson worried that the Courts would overstep their authority and instead of interpreting the law would begin making law an oligarchy the rule of few over many.




How then, have we gotten to the point that everything we have done for 232 years in this country is now suddenly wrong and unconstitutional?

Lets put it around the world and let the world see and remember what this great country was built on.







It is said that 86% of Americans believe in God. Therefore, it is very hard to understand why there is such a mess about having the Ten Commandments on display or 'In God We Trust' on our money and having God in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Why don't we just tell the other 14% that America was founded on Christian principles?

I Want The American Way Of Life Back

Comments on Obama   - Unknown Contributor


Respect the Office? Yes.
Respect the Man in the Office? No, I am sorry to say.

I have noted that many elected officials, both Democrats and Republicans, called upon America to unite behind Obama.

Well, I want to make it clear to all who will listen that I AM NOT uniting behind Obama! I will respect the Office which he holds, and I will acknowledge his abilities as an orator and wordsmith and pray for him, BUT that is it.

I have begun today to see what I can do to make sure that he is a one-term President!

Why am I doing this?

It is because:
  • I do not share Obama's vision or value system for America


  • I do not share his Abortion beliefs


  • I do not share his radical Marxist's concept of re-distributing wealth


  • I do not share his stated views on raising taxes on those who make $150,000+ (the ceiling has been changed three times since August)


  • I do not share his view that America is Arrogant


  • I do not share his view that America is not a Christian Nation


  • I do not share his view that the military should be reduced by 25%


  • I do not share his view of amnesty and giving more to illegals than our American Citizens who need help


  • I do not share his views on homosexuality and his definition of marriage


  • I do not share his views that Radical Islam is our friend and Israel is our enemy who should give up any land


  • I do not share his spiritual beliefs (at least the ones he has made public)


  • I do not share his beliefs on how to re-work the healthcare system in America


  • I do not share his Strategic views of the Middle East
    and


  • I certainly do not share his plan to sit down with terrorist regimes such as Iran


Bottom line: my America is vastly different from Obama's, and I have a higher obligation to my Country and my GOD to do what is Right!

For eight (8) years, the Liberals in our Society, led by numerous entertainers who would have no platform and no real credibility but for their celebrity status, have attacked President Bush, his family, and his spiritual beliefs!

They have not moved toward the center in their beliefs and their philosophies, and they never came together nor compromised their personal beliefs for the betterment of our Country!

They have portrayed my America as a land where everything is tolerated except being intolerant!

They have been a vocal and irreverent minority for years!

They have mocked and attacked the very core values so important to the founding and growth of our Country!

They have made every effort to remove the name of GOD or Jesus Christ from our Society!

They have challenged capital punishment, the right to bear firearms, and the most basic principles of our criminal code!

They have attacked one of the most fundamental of all Freedoms, the right of free speech!

Unite behind Obama? Never!

I am sure many of you who read this think that I am going overboard, but I refuse to retreat one more inch in favor of those whom I believe are the embodiment of Evil!

PRESIDENT BUSH made many mistakes during his Presidency, and I am not sure how history will judge him. However, I believe that he weighed his decisions in light of the long established Judeo-Christian principles of our Founding Fathers!

Majority rules in America , and I will honor the concept; however, I will fight with all of my power to be a voice in opposition to Obama and his "goals for America."

I am going to be a thorn in the side of those who, if left unchecked, will destroy our Country! Any more compromise is more defeat!

I pray that the results of this election will wake up many who have sat on the sidelines and allowed the Socialist-Marxist anti-GOD crowd to slowly change so much of what has been good in America!

"Error of Opinion may be tolerated where Reason is left free to combat it."
Thomas Jefferson

GOD bless you and GOD bless our Country!

(Please, please, please, pass this on if you agree.)

Thanks for your time, be safe. "In GOD We Trust"

"If we ever forget that we're one nation under GOD, then we will be a nation gone under."
Ronald Reagan

I WANT THE AMERICAN WAY OF LIFE BACK.....

In GOD We Trust!

Manhattan Declaration: Affirms Life, Marriage And Religious Liberty

Sign the Manhattan Declaration

Dear David,

Last week at the Press Club in Washington, Chuck Colson, Cardinal Rigali and Archbishop Wuerl, as well as NOM's Chairman Prof. Robert P. George and others, gathered to release a document and make an urgent request: Would every Christian (and others of good will) please stand up and be counted by going to www.manhattandeclaration.org and signing The Manhattan Declaration?

"Christians, when they have lived up to the highest ideals of their faith, have defended the weak and vulnerable and worked tirelessly to protect and strengthen vital institutions of civil society, beginning with the family.

We are Orthodox, Catholic, and evangelical Christians who have united at this hour to reaffirm fundamental truths about justice and the common good, and to call upon our fellow citizens, believers and non-believers alike, to join us in defending them. These truths are:
  1. the sanctity of human life
  2. the dignity of marriage as the conjugal union of husband and wife
  3. the rights of conscience and religious liberty.
Inasmuch as these truths are foundational to human dignity and the well-being of society, they are inviolable and non-negotiable. Because they are increasingly under assault from powerful forces in our culture, we are compelled today to speak out forcefully in their defense, and to commit ourselves to honoring them fully no matter what pressures are brought upon us and our institutions to abandon or compromise them. We make this commitment not as partisans of any political group but as followers of Jesus Christ, the crucified and risen Lord, who is the Way, the Truth, and the Life."
Could you go and if you agree, in good conscience, sign on to this important statement? We hold these truths to be fundamental: life, marriage and religious liberty. Take a moment to stand with these important religious leaders as they stand for the enduring teachings of reason and faith across lines of party and denomination by signing the Manhattan Declaration.
Warmly,

Maggie Gallagher
President
National Organization for Marriage
20 Nassau Street, Suite 242
Princeton, NJ 08542
mgallagher@nationformarriage.org

©2009 National Organization for Marriage.



Sign the Manhattan Declaration

Christian Leaders Stand for Life, Marriage and Religious Freedom
Manhattan Declaration

On Friday of last week, Focus on the Family President and CEO, Jim Daly, joined Chuck Colson, Professor Robby George, Bishop Harry Jackson, and scores of other Christian leaders, in issuing the Manhattan Declaration: A Call of Christian Conscience.

"The unveiling came during a news conference at the National Press Club here in the nation’s capital, but this was a lot more than a photo op," said Daly in a press release. "It was a demonstration of solidarity among more than 125 Christians of all denominational stripes that we will not only continue to speak out in the public square, we will continue to stand firm for biblical principles in that public square."

A paragraph which summarizes the intent of the declaration tells us that, "Because the sanctity of human life, the dignity of marriage as a union of husband and wife, and the freedom of conscience and religion are foundational principles of justice and the common good, we are compelled by our Christian faith to speak and act in their defense. In this declaration we affirm:
  1. the profound, inherent, and equal dignity of every human being as a creature fashioned in the very image of God, possessing inherent rights of equal dignity and life;
  2. marriage as a conjugal union of man and woman, ordained by God from the creation, and historically understood by believers and non-believers alike to be the most basic institution in society and;
  3. religious liberty, which is grounded in the character of God, the example of Christ, and the inherent freedom and dignity of human beings created in the divine image."
The seven-page document closes with this strong statement of conviction: "Because we honor justice and the common good, we will not comply with any edict that purports to compel our institutions to participate in abortions, embryo destructive research, assisted suicide and euthanasia, or any other anti-life act; nor will we bend to any rule purporting to force us to bless immoral sexual partnerships, treat them as marriages or the equivalent, or refrain from proclaiming the truth, as we know it, about morality and immorality and marriage and the family. We will fully and ungrudgingly render to Caesar what is Caesar’s. But under no circumstances will we render to Caesar what is God's."

As of Wednesday morning, over 110,500 people had signed their names to the document. Click here to read or download the entire declaration, or to sign your name in agreement.

Whaddya mean, 'America is not a Christian nation'?

Whaddya mean, 'America is not a Christian nation'?

Congressmen challenge Obama assertion by drafting 'spiritual heritage' legislation

Posted: May 16, 2009
8:45 pm Eastern
By Drew Zahn
© 2010 WorldNetDaily

While Barack Obama has repeatedly claimed that the U.S. is "no longer a Christian nation," several members of Congress have taken a stand to boldly disagree.

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Don't Mess With Texas ... TextBooks - Chuck Norris



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Don't Mess With Texas ... TextBooks - Chuck Norris

Posted: March 16, 2010

By now, you most likely know that Texas has become ground zero for the latest battles in the textbook wars. While conservatives and progressives take their stands on the issue, I wonder: What would America's Founders think about this feud?

For those who somehow have dodged the news, the 15-member Texas State Board of Education, which is composed of 10 Republicans and five Democrats, has been hearing and debating variances of opinion regarding what to include and exclude in its social studies curriculum and subsequent textbooks.

Last Friday, the SBOE members began to wrap up the process by endorsing a draft proposal of the state's social studies curriculum, with an 11-4 vote.

Not surprising is the full range of progressive issues that liberals want the SBOE to include, from emphasizing equity and tolerance for all minorities to erasing key conservative figures and events from history and whitewashing the Judeo-Christian convictions of our Founders.

Liberals and progressives complain that conservatives are hijacking the curriculum process and modifying textbooks to fit their ideological whims. But the history of textbook alterations clearly has proved it is the liberals who have changed the course and content of curricula and textbook production. Conservatives have been largely the guardians or preservationists of tradition. Progressives have changed curricula content to pacify the politically correct and adopt what they value today and want others to value tomorrow.

Interestingly, in 2009, authors Gary Tobin and Dennis Ybarra of the Institute for Jewish & Community Research found some 500 imperfections and distortions concerning religion in 28 of the most widely used social studies and history textbooks in the United States.

The fact is that the majority of the SBOE's members find themselves in good company, in line and legacy with America's Founders. Their educational philosophy even included teaching on the Bible. As Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, wrote: "Let the children who are sent to those schools be taught to read and write and above all, let both sexes be carefully instructed in the principles and obligations of the Christian religion. This is the most essential part of education."

Noah Webster, the "Father of American Scholarship and Education," stated, "In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government, ought to be instructed. ... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion must be the basis of any government intended to secure the rights and privileges of a free people."

In 1789, during the same time when the First Amendment was written, then-President George Washington signed into law the Northwest Ordinance, which states, "Religion, morality, and knowledge, being necessary to good government and the happiness of mankind, schools and the means of education shall forever be encouraged."

Does anyone not know what the term "forever" means? Can any member of the SBOE or any other state board of education be penalized for agreeing with America's Founding Fathers?

Maintaining balanced curricula in our public schools is the reason my wife, Gena, and I joined the board of the National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools, whose state-certified Bible course (elective) has been implemented in 532 public school districts (2,035 high schools) in 38 states. Visit http://www.BibleInSchools.net for more information.

As I wrote in my newly released and expanded paperback version of "Black Belt Patriotism," if you want to join me in stopping educational corruption, gridlock and tyranny, then consider doing any of the following:
  • Stay active in your child's education, homework, classroom, PTA, school board, etc.

  • Get familiar with how academic curriculum is reviewed and chosen in your state, and then e-mail your thoughts on it to your state's education board.

  • Get involved in local, state and national politics, and make your voice heard. The time for passivity is over. As Thomas Jefferson once said, "All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."

  • Learn your state's laws on education, and understand your parental and educational rights. Then teach them to others. To quote Thomas Jefferson again, "Educate and inform the whole mass of the people. ... They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty."

  • Petition your representatives to support a constitutional amendment protecting the child-parent relationship from unreasonable government intrusion.

  • Consider petitioning your state's education board, school district and local school to adopt the National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools' curriculum about the influence of the Bible in history, civilization, law, literature and the founding of America.

My personal warning to educational tyranny and tyrants is this: It's best not to test or mess with Texas. If you thought we fought hard for the Alamo, wait until you see what we can do for the right to educate our children. You can hide behind your No. 2 pencils, but our branding irons will find your tail sides.

Mr. Norris is a Martial arts master, actor, and concerned citizen.


Jay Leno - Pledge of Allegiance

Jay Leno - Pledge of Allegiance

With hurricanes, tornados, fires out of control, mud slides, flooding, severe thunderstorms tearing up the country from one end to another, and with the threat of bird flu and terrorist attacks, are we sure this is a good time to take God out of the Pledge of Allegiance?

Ten Commandments - Supreme Court Says Some OK, Some Not



Is our government destroying the nation our forefathers created?

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Bible Literacy Project - A First Amendment Guide



 

3 Articles: Texas To Teachers, Constitution, Michael Reagan




Santa Barbara Veterans' Memorial

The first picture and the last picture
are taken at the beach in Santa Barbara
right next to the pier.


There is a veterans group that started putting a cross and candle
for every death in Iraq and Afghanistan.

The amazing thing is that they only do it on the weekends.
They put up this graveyard and take it down every weekend.
Guys sleep in the sand next to it and keep watch over it at night
so nobody messes with it.


Every cross has the name, rank and D.O.B. and D.O.D. on it.
Very moving, very powerful!
So many young volunteers. So many 30 to 40 year olds as well.


Did you know that the ACLU has filed a suit
to have all military cross-shaped headstones removed?

They also filed another suit to end prayer
from the military completely.

They're making great progress.

The Navy Chaplains can no longer mention Jesus' name in prayer thanks to the ACLU and our new administration.


Utah Schools



Contact Pastor Jaime at jalejandre@adventurehome.org

Thomas Jefferson - Thoughts on America



Thomas Jefferson - Accomplishments
  • At 5, began studying under his cousin's tutor.

  • At 9, studied Latin, Greek and French.

  • At 14, studied classical literature and additional languages.

  • At 16, entered the College of William and Mary.

  • At 19, studied Law for 5 years starting under George Wythe.

  • At 23, started his own law practice.

  • At 25, was elected to the Virginia House of Burgesses.

  • At 31, wrote the widely circulated "Summary View of the Rights of British America" and retired from his law practice.

  • At 32, was a Delegate to the Second Continental Congress.

  • At 33, wrote the Declaration of Independence.

  • At 33, took three years to revise Virginia ’s legal code and wrote a Public Education bill and a statute for Religious Freedom.

  • At 36, was elected the second Governor of Virginia succeeding Patrick Henry.

  • At 40, served in Congress for two years.

  • At 41, was the American minister to France and negotiated commercial treaties with European nations along with Ben Franklin and John Adams.

  • At 46, served as the first Secretary of State under George Washington.

  • At 53, served as Vice President and was elected president of the American Philosophical Society.

  • At 55, drafted the Kentucky Resolutions and became the active head of Republican Party.

  • At 57, was elected the third president of the United States.

  • At 60, obtained the Louisiana Purchase doubling the nation’s size.

  • At 61, was elected to a second term as President.

  • At 65, retired to Monticello.

  • At 80, helped President Monroe shape the Monroe Doctrine.

  • At 81, almost single-handedly created the University of Virginia and served as its first president.

  • At 83, died on the 50th anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence.


John F. Kennedy held a dinner in the white House for a group of the brightest minds in the nation at that time. He made this statement: "This is perhaps the assembly of the most intelligence ever to gather at one time in the White House with the exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone."



Thomas Jefferson - Thoughts on America:
  • "When we get piled upon one another in large cities, as in Europe, we shall become as corrupt as Europe."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those who are willing to work and give to those who would not."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "It is incumbent on every generation to pay its own debts as it goes. A principle which if acted on would save one-half the wars of the world."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "I predict future happiness for Americans if they can prevent the government from wasting the labors of the people under the pretense of taking care of them."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "My reading of history convinces me that most bad government results from too much government."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "No free man shall ever be debarred the use of arms."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "The strongest reason for the people to retain the right to keep and bear arms is, as a last resort, to protect themselves against tyranny in government."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants."

  • Thomas Jefferson: "To compel a man to subsidize with his taxes the propagation of ideas which he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical."

  • Thomas Jefferson said in 1802:
    "I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and corporations that will grow up around the banks will deprive the people of all property - until their children wake-up homeless on the continent their fathers conquered."


Home Bible Study Banned In Orange County

Constitutional 1st Amendment Right Is Being Taken Away From Us!

OC Couple Threatened With $500-Per-Meeting Fines
For Home Bible Study


MISSION VIEJO (CBS) — An Orange County couple has been ordered to stop holding a Bible study in their home on the grounds that the meeting violates a city ordinance as a “church” and not as a private gathering.

Homeowners Chuck and Stephanie Fromm, of San Juan Capistrano, were fined $300 earlier this month for holding what city officials called “a regular gathering of more than three people”.

That type of meeting would require a conditional use permit as defined by the city, according to Pacific Justice Institute (PJI), the couple’s legal representation.

The Fromms also reportedly face subsequent fines of $500 per meeting for any further “religious gatherings” in their home, according to PJI.

“We’re just gathering and enjoying each other’s company and fellowship. And we enjoy studying God’s word.” Stephanie Fromm told CBS2.

After city officials rejected the Fromms’ appeal, PJI, which represents other Bible study participants, will appeal the decision to the California Superior Court in Orange County.

“This is also about a city trying to get a family to pay fees – to pay fees and pay money to them – just to be able to have friends over to read the Bible,” attorney Brad Dacus of PJI told CBS2.

Neighbors have written letters to the city in support of the Fromms, whom they said have not caused any disturbances with the meetings, according to PJI.

“The Fromm case further involves regular meetings on Sunday mornings and Thursday afternoons with up to 50 people, with impacts on the residential neighborhood on street access and parking,” City Attorney Omar Sandoval said.

The city of San Juan Capistrano was founded as a mission in the late 1700s by Catholic priest Junipero Serra, who established a local chapel that remains the oldest standing building in California.

Officials with San Juan Capistrano did not respond to requests for comment.

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Our Constitutional Amendments are being taken away from us.

Amendment I
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

The Danbury Baptists wrote to Jefferson on November 7, 1801. They were concerned that "free exercise of religion" appeared in the First Amendment. To them, this implied the government had the power to regulate religious expression. They believed that freedom of religion was a God-granted, unalienable right, and that the government should be powerless to restrict religious activities unless those activities caused someone to "work ill to his neighbor."

Jefferson's response - Jan.1,1802: "The free exercise of religion was an inalienable right and not to be meddled with by the government. The First Amendment has erected a wall of separation between church and state."

Jefferson's letter is quoted out-of-context today without regard to its original intent.

Our Founding Fathers fought to establish freedoms and documented their purpose in our Constitution. It is time to fight again to preserve our Constitutional freedoms which our government is attempting to remove from us. The tyranny of Unconstitutional governmental must not be tolerated.

“All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.” — Thomas Jefferson

“The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those willing to work and give to those who would not.” - Thomas Jefferson

"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time." - Thomas Jefferson

“Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.” - Thomas Paine

“If a nation expects to be ignorant - and free - in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be.” - Thomas Jefferson - 1816

“I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. Unsuccessful rebellions, indeed, generally establish the encroachments on the rights of the people which have produced them.” ~ Thomas Jefferson (Letter to James Madison, January 30, 1787)

"God forbid we should ever be twenty years without such a rebellion. The people cannot be all, and always, well informed. The part which is wrong will be discontented, in proportion to the importance of the facts they misconceive. If they remain quiet under such misconceptions, it is lethargy, the forerunner of death to the public liberty. ... And what country can preserve its liberties, if it’s rulers are not warned from time to time, that this people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to the facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time, with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is its natural manure."
http://quotes.liberty-tree.ca/quote_blog/Thomas.Jefferson.Quote.EFEC

"I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal vigilance against every form of tyranny over the mind of man." - Thomas Jefferson

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal. Nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude." — Thomas Jefferson

"What country can preserve its liberties if its rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance?" - Thomas Jefferson

"Liberty is to the collective body, what health is to every individual body. Without health no pleasure can be tasted by man; without liberty, no happiness can be enjoyed by society." — Thomas Jefferson

"Every citizen must be a soldier. This was the case with the Greeks and Romans, and must be that of every free state." - Thomas Jefferson


The Bible in Idaho Schools

The Bible in Idaho Schools
By Allen Marsh, Nampa , Idaho

Idaho , and particularly, Nampa , has had disputes regarding Bible classes in public schools. For some time Dr. Chuck Seldon has been promoting the teaching of the Bible in our schools. In the 2012 legislature a bill will be presented to legalize this.

The founders of America believed so strongly that the Bible was the basis for the new nation to be successful that they engraved Bible verses in stone all over the Federal Buildings and Monuments in Washington , D.C. The Bible was integral to education until the middle of the 20th century, including in Idaho.

Most people interpreted the 1963 Supreme Court ruling as banning Bible reading/study. This is not true. The Court said the government could not require the reading of the Bible. Near the end it said, "Nothing we have said here indicates that such study of the Bible or of religion, when presented objectively as part of a secular program of education, may not be affected consistently with the First Amendment."

Texas , led by Dr. David Barton of Wallbuilders, was the first state to develop a Bible curriculum to be used to teach the Bible from a secular perspective and to approve its teaching as an elective course. Since then 42 other states have approved Bible teaching in public schools. Idaho is one of twelve that have not.

The guide used for the principles of teaching is The Bible and Public School: A First Amendment Guide published by the Bible Literacy Project and First Amendment Center . The Guide has been endorsed by 18 organizations, both religious and educational, including the American Association of School Administrators, the NEA and AFT, the American Jewish Committee, and the Council on Islamic Education.

Two text books are used by different schools. One is The Bible and Its Influence by Cullen Shippe and Chuck Stetson. A second is The Bible in History and Literature published by the National Council on Bible Curriculum.

These Bible curricula have been voted into 475 school districts (over 1,900 high schools) in forty-three states. Ninety-three percent of school boards that have been approached with this to date have voted to implement it. More than 210,000 students have already taken this course nationwide.

In Idaho , the Republican Party, Sen. Risch, Governor Otter, Lt. Gov. Little, and Superintendent Luna have endorsed the project as have Chuck Winder and Mitch Torianski. Senator Curt McKenzie will carry the bill in the senate.

More information may be found at http://www.ourgodlyamericanheritage.com. Donations to support this project can be made through Pay Pal at this web site.

Contact:
Allen Marsh
412 Shoshone Avenue
Nampa , Idaho 83651

Muslim National Day Of Prayer



America Is A Christian Nation

In 1952, President Truman established one day a year
as a "National Day of Prayer."

In 1988 President Reagan designated the first Thursday in May
of each year as the National Day of Prayer.

In June 2007, (then) Presidential Candidate Barack Obama
declared that the USA "Was no longer a Christian nation."

This year President Obama canceled the 21st annual
National Day of Prayer ceremony at the White House
under the ruse of "not wanting to offend anyone"

But, on September 25, 2009, from 4am until 7pm,
a National Day of Prayer for the Muslim religion
was Held on Capitol Hill beside the White House.
There were over 50,000 Muslims in D.C. that day.
President Obama prays with the Muslims!

I guess it Doesn't matter if "Christians" are offended by this event.
We obviously don't count as "anyone" anymore.

The direction this country is headed should strike fear
in the heart of every Christian,
especially knowing that the Muslim religion
believes that if Christians cannot be converted,
they should be annihilated.

This is not a Rumor - Go to the Islam On Capitol Hill Web site to confirm this info:

Poem: Twas The Month Before Christmas

   

Twas the month before Christmas
When all through our land,
Not a Christian was praying
Nor taking a stand.

See the Politically Correct Police had taken away
The reason for Christmas - no one could say.
The children were told by their schools not to sing
About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things.

It might hurt people's feelings, the teachers would say
December 25th is just a 'Holiday'.
Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit
Pushing folks down to the floor just to get it!

CDs from Madonna, an X BOX, an I-Pod
Something was changing, something quite odd!
Retailers promoted Ramadan and Kwanzaa
In hopes to sell books by Franken & Fonda.

As Targets were hanging their trees upside down
At Lowe's the word Christmas - was no where to be found.
At K-Mart and Staples and Penny's and Sears
You won't hear the word Christmas; it won't touch your ears.

Inclusive, sensitive, Di-ver-si-ty
Are words that were used to intimidate me.
Now Daschle, Now Darden, Now Sharpton, Wolf Blitzen
On Boxer, on Rather, on Kerry, on Clinton!

At the top of the Senate, there arose such a clatter
To eliminate Jesus, in all public matter.
And we spoke not a word, as they took away our faith
Forbidden to speak of salvation and grace

The true Gift of Christmas was exchanged and discarded
The reason for the season, stopped before it started.
So as you celebrate 'Winter Break' under your 'Dream Tree'
Sipping your Starbucks, listen to me.

Choose your words carefully,
choose what you say
Shout MERRY CHRISTMAS,
not Happy Holiday!

Please, all Christians join together and wish everyone you meet
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

Christ is The Reason' for the Christ-mas Season!


Capitol Christmas Tree Honors Obama, Not Jesus

December 20, 2011

Christmas is a time to honor the Lord. In DC, where Big Government is regarded as the highest deity, that means paying respect to Barack Hussein Obama:

The 63-foot Sierra White Fir lighted at the U.S. Capitol Grounds on Dec. 6 as the official 2011 Capitol Christmas Tree includes a prominently displayed ornament paying homage to President Barack Obama, but includes no ornament readily visible to a person standing near the tree’s base that uses the word “Christmas,” or includes an image of the Nativity, or bears the name or image of Jesus Christ.

On the north side of the tree — at a height of about 4 feet and easily visible to people standing near it — there is an ornament that says: “I 'Love' President Obama.”

When asked whether the tree included any ornaments that mention or depict Christmas or the birth of Jesus, the office of the Architect of the Capitol, which is responsible for the tree, told CNSNews.com that it “does not have a policy nor any restrictions concerning the themes for the ornaments” that go on the tree. The office could not say, however, whether or not this year’s Christmas tree does in fact include even a single ornament that directly references or depicts Christmas or Christ.

The office of the Architect of the Capitol also did not directly respond to the question of whether any other elected official — in addition to President Obama — is mentioned on any ornament hung on the tree.

“There may be ornaments like those you describe near the top of the tree, or they could have been obscured or moved due to wind or weather,” the architect’s office said in a written statement to CNSNews.com.

That is as close to a straight answer as you will get out of Washington bureauweenies.

At least it’s still called the Capitol Christmas Tree for now, not the Holiday Tree or the Obamamas Tree.

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Religious Preference: Islam vs. Christian



The 1st Amendment:

The 1st Amendment never intended to separate Christian principles from government.

1st Amendment: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”

The phrase “Separation of church and state” appears in NO founding document.

1789 - U.S. Congressional Records - June 7-Sept.25,1789: Clearly shows the intent of the First Amendment was not to have one denomination running the nation (We do not want in America what we had in England). This did not call for separation of Church and State.


The Pledge Of Allegiance



The Pledge of Allegiance
The Pledge of Allegiance of the United States is an expression of loyalty to the federal flag and the republic of the United States of America, originally composed by Christian Socialist Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942. The Pledge has been modified four times since its composition, with the most recent change adding the words "under God" in 1954.

Congressional sessions open with the recital of the Pledge, as do government meetings at local levels, and meetings held by many private organizations. It is also commonly recited in school at the beginning of every school day, although the Supreme Court has ruled on several occasions that students cannot be compelled to recite the Pledge, or punished for not doing so.

According to the United States Flag Code, the Pledge of Allegiance reads:

"I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all."

Also according to the Flag Code, the Pledge "should be rendered by standing at attention facing the flag with the right hand over the heart. Members of the Armed Forces and veterans who are present and not in uniform may render the military salute. Persons in uniform should remain silent, face the flag, and render the military salute".



Red Skelton's Pledge Of Allegiance

YouTube: Red Skelton's Pledge of Allegiance
January 14, 1969     -     Play Time: 4:20
Be sure to listen to the last ten seconds.


Random Quotes

Knowledge is a gift which does not deplete the giver's supply -
it, instead, adds to it through reinforcement.




John Adams US diplomat & politician (1735 - 1826)
“We have no government armed with power capable of contending with human passions unbridled by morality and religion. Avarice, ambition, revenge or gallantry would break the strongest cords of our Constitution as a whale goes through a net. Our Constitution is designed only for a moral and religious people. It is wholly inadequate for any other.”



John Paul Jones
"If fear is cultivated it will become stronger, if faith is cultivated it will achieve mastery."



William Pitt the younger, British Prime Minister (1783-1801, 1804-06) during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. 1759-1806
  1. “Unlimited power is apt to corrupt the minds of those who possess it; and this I know, my lords, that where laws end, tyranny begins.”

  2. "Necessity is the plea for every infringement of human freedom. It is argument of tyrants. It is the creed of slaves."



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"Religion, whether a logical construct or the service to a real God, gives a foundation which guides a society to a better level. I am talking about the basic principles, not the Salem Witch Trials or misuse of religion for evil purposes. I abhor the infringement upon the rights of religious people to exhibit their beliefs. It is an affront to me, an agnostic, that one group of people wants the power to be superior to another group of people in a manner which allows them to dictate what the subservient group can and cannot do. I see that as ignorance ruining a country created so that a ruling class, which is what those attacking religion fancy themselves, was prohibited from the ability to suppress people with a different belief."

"Those who would be our masters must cut reliance on Divine Providence from which we receive our Unalienable Rights and lead us into temptation so that they can create crisis and take control of US under the guise of meeting our needs and eliminating our feared impending doom."




James Madison 4th president of US (1751 - 1836)

"I believe there are more instances of the abridgement of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations."



Marcus Tullius Cicero
”A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague.”

America is at risk because our framework is under attack from within.



Thomas Jefferson
"All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent."
"The democracy will cease to exist when you take away from those willing to work and give to those who would not."
"The God who gave us life, gave us liberty at the same time."
"If a nation expects to be ignorant - and free - in a state of civilization, it expects what never was and never will be."
Thomas Jefferson, letter to David Humphreys, 1789: "The example of changing a constitution by assembling the wise men of the state, instead of assembling armies, will be worth as much to the world as the former examples we had given them. The constitution, too, which was the result of our deliberation, is unquestionably the wisest ever yet presented to men."




Thomas Paine
"Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one."



Friedrich von Hayek
“The advantage of a free market is that it allows millions of decision-makers to respond individually to freely determined prices, allocating resources -- labor, capital and human ingenuity -- in a manor that can't be mimicked by a central plan, however brilliant the central planner.”



Dr. Thomas Sowell
“It is hard to imagine a more stupid or more dangerous way of making decisions than by putting those decisions in the hands of people who pay no price for being wrong”



Thomas Sowell
“Slavery has existed all over the planet for thousands of years with black, white, yellow and other races being both slaves and enslavers. Does that mean that everybody ought to apologize to everybody else for what their ancestors did? Or are the only people who are supposed to feel guilty the ones who have money that others want to talk them out of?”



Thomas Sowell
"Imagine a political system so radical as to promise to move more of the poorest 20% of the population into the richest 20% than remain in the poorest bracket...You don't need to imagine it. It's called the United States of America."



George Soros
"It is easy to destroy a country’s currency. It is very difficult to detroy their sovereignty."



United Nations Observation
"The UN's Agenda 21, International Small Arms Treaty and Responsibility to Protect as well as Climate Change are but 4 of the weapons currently used against liberty and capitalism. America funds and supports its enemies with this organization."



Yuri Bezmenov
"Yuri Bezmenov came to America in the 1970 and described the Soviet program to demoralize America.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A-ZQbJHagx4&feature=related

He gave lectures on the mechanics of changing the perception of reality which creates an inability of the American people to see the war against US.



Nikita Khrushchev - ‘First Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union 1953-1964'
"You Americans are so gullible. No, you won’t accept communism outright, but we’ll keep feeding you small doses of socialism until you’ll finally wake up and find you already have communism. We won’t have to fight you. We’ll so weaken your economy ... until you’ll fall like overripe fruit into our hands."




Ronald Reagan
Ronald Reagan gave a speech about Socialized Medicine and pointed out that the purpose is not for the care of the people, but rather the empowerment of those promoting it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRdLpem-AAs



Thomas Jefferson
"If the people let government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny."



Phaedrus
"Things are not always what they seem; the first appearance deceives many; the intelligence of a few perceives what has been carefully hidden."

The knowledge is available, but too many Americans do not understand Aesop or the value of the gift of America to the world. Our price of admission is to protect US from our destruction so that we pass the gift to the next generation.



Ghandi's 7 Dangers To Human Virtue





Virtue (Definition)
  1. Goodness, power, manliness, worth.
  2. General moral excellence; right action and thinking; goodness of character.
  3. A specific moral quality regarded as good or meritorious: as generosity.
  4. Chastity, especially in a woman.
  5. Effective power or force; especially, the ability to heal or strengthen.
  6. Manly quality; strength, courage, etc.
  7. To do what one has to do as if from inclination or a sense of duty.


Remove The Electoral College

No Second Place Winners
No FlyOver States
Just Every Vote Equal

The Presidential Candidate With The Most Votes Should Win.

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A FLORIDA COURT SETS ATHEIST HOLY DAY

In Florida, an atheist created a case against Easter and Passover Holy days.

He hired an attorney to bring a discrimination case against Christians and Jews and observances of their holy days.

The argument was that it was unfair that atheists had no such recognized days.

The case was brought before a judge.

After listening to the passionate presentation by the lawyer, the judge banged his gavel declaring, "Case dismissed!"

The lawyer immediately stood and objecting to the ruling saying, "Your honor, How can you possibly dismiss this case? The Christians have Christmas, Easter and others. The Jews have Passover, Yom Kippur and Hanukkah, yet my client and all other atheists have no such holidays..."

The judge leaned forward in his chair saying, "But you do. Your client, counselor, is woefully ignorant."

The lawyer said," Your Honor, we are unaware of any special observance or holiday for atheists."

The judge said, "The calendar says April 1st is April Fool's Day. Psalm 14:1 states, 'The fool says in his heart, there is no God.' Thus, it is the opinion of this court, that, if your client says there is no God, then he is a fool. Therefore, April 1st is his day.
Court is adjourned..."

You gotta love a Judge that knows his scripture!
 

Judge Suggests Stripping 10 Commandments Down to 6
to Remove ‘Religious’ Elements in ACLU-Led Lawsuit

Posted on May 8, 2012
by Billy Hallowell Billy Hallowell

The Ten Commandments is at the center of yet another heated debate. This time, the Virginia chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is taking a local school district to task over the display of the Commandments inside of Narrows High School in Narrows, Virginia.

Similar to the case over a prayer mural in Cranston, Rhode Island, the ACLU filed a lawsuit on behalf of a student (who, along with his or her family will remain anonymous, as per a judge’s order) who wants to see the display removed. The basis of the complaint is familiar: The presence, those opposed to it contend, illustrates a government endorsement of religion and is, thus, unconstitutional.

The Giles County School District, of which Narrows High School is a part, is being represented by Liberty Counsel, a Christian non-profit law group that is claiming that the presence of the display is, in fact, perfectly legal. The debate over the presence of the Ten Commandments began back in 2010 when the Freedom From Religion Foundation first received complaints about it. Inevitably, the ACLU got involved.

After the initial complaints surrounding the Ten Commandments, the list of moral elements to follow was apparently removed and re-posted a number of times. In the end, it was made part of a larger display of historical documents that have shaped American history, the ACLU claims.

“This action flies in the face of both strong legal precedents and our fundamental notions of what religious equality means in the United States,” the ACLU said in a national statement. ”When the government promotes one faith, whether it is through the Ten Commandments or other religious documents, it automatically diminishes all other faiths.”

But Mathew Staver, who serves as dean of Liberty University School of Law and the chairman of the Liberty Counsel, counters this argument by claiming that the Ten Commandments has every right to be displayed. Staver says that it is perfectly protected as a portion of a grander historical setting alongside the Declaration of Independence and the Bill of Rights.

On Monday, federal Judge Michael Urbanski ordered all parties to discuss the future of the Ten Commandments in mediation. If, indeed, a solution cannot be reached, then the case will return to court. The Bluefield Daily Telegraph has more:
  • A federal court judge ordered mediation Monday for the parties involved in a lawsuit about whether the Ten Commandments can be displayed at a Giles County high school.

  • U.S. District Court Judge Michael F. Urbanski with the U.S. District Court in Roanoke ordered the Giles County School Board and the unnamed student and parent into mediation to see if a compromise can be reached over the display of the biblical texts.

  • The Liberty Counsel, which is representing the Giles County School Board, and the American Civil Liberties Union of Virginia, which is representing the unidentified student and parents, will meet with a magistrate judge during the mediation period. If no decision is made during mediation, the case will return to court.
But Urbanski also made a curious recommendation to help alleviate tensions and to find a potential middle ground. Rather than keeping all 10 commandments, he suggested removing the first four and simply leaving the remaining six. Why, you ask? Well, the first few codes are religious in nature, whereas the final six are far more secular.

“If indeed this issue is not about God, why wouldn’t it make sense for Giles County to say, ‘Let’s go back and just post the bottom six?’” Urbanski asked during the proceedings. ”But if it’s really about God, then they wouldn’t be willing to do that.”

We’ll have to wait and see what solution the two parties come to in the coming weeks.

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Comments
  1. atechgeek - Posted on May 8, 2012 at 12:23pm
    How does one go about removing one of God’s commandments? Just curious.

  2. pavepaws - Posted on May 8, 2012 at 1:40pm
    For such a stupid suggestion Judge Michael Urbanski should either resign his position or procedures taken to remove him should be initiated.

  3. colt1860 - Posted on May 8, 2012 at 2:00pm

    Our national heritage demands we keep all ten. “We are a religious people whose institutions presuppose a Supreme Being.” Zorach v. Clauson, 343 U.S. 306, 313.

    At the opening of each day’s Session of the Supreme Court the Justices stand, while one of their officials invokes the protection of God. Since the days of John Marshall, the Crier has said, “God save the United States and this Honorable Court.” Both the Senate and the House of Representatives open their daily Sessions with prayer. Every President, from George Washington to Barack Obama, has, upon assuming his Office, asked the protection and help of God, and taken his Constitutional Oath on the Holy Bible.

    All fifty state constitutions mention God in their preamble, thank him for blessings of civil and religious liberty.

    One of the stanzas of our National Anthem reads, “Blest with victory and peace, may the heav’n rescued land. Praise the Pow’r that hath made and preserved us a nation, Then conquer we must, when our cause it is just. And this be our motto ‘In God is our Trust.’”

    Jefferson wrote in a 1802 letter that he didn’t want his administration to be a “government without religion,” but one that would “strengthen… religious freedom.”

    “…we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain, that this nation under God shall have a new birth of freedom, and that government of the people, by the people, for the people shall not perish from the earth.” Gettysb


Bible Reading In Schools And Prisons




Dennis Prager Q&A At University of Denver


Dennis Prager (born August 2, 1948) is an American syndicated radio talk show host, syndicated columnist, author, and public speaker. He is noted for his conservative political and social views emanating from conservative Judeo-Christian values. He holds that there is an "American Trinity" of essential principles, which he lists as E Pluribus Unum, In God We Trust, and Liberty. He is a Media Fellow at the Hoover Institution of Stanford University. He taught Jewish and Russian History at Brooklyn College, and was a Fellow at the Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs, where he did his graduate work at the Russian Institute (now the Harriman Institute) and Middle East Institute from 1970-1972. He has lectured in 46 states and on six continents and traveled in 100 countries and in all 50 U.S. states. Prager is also the founder of Prager University, a virtual university aimed at educating people through its five minute videos on conservative political and social views.

The video clip features Dennis Prager on a panel at the University of Denver.
You will recognize the other panelists, but never mind; this is about Prager.
And he is about the future of this nation, so listen well.

Question:
If you had to identify a single threat to the future of our country, above all the others, what would it be?

Dennis Prager's Response:
"No, it's not Obama. God forbid, if Obama came down with an illness, nothing would change. I believe the greatest threat facing America, I believe this my entire adult life, is we have not passed on what it means to be American to this generation. ... A society does not survive if it does not have a reason to survive. That's true for individuals. Where there is a why, there is a how. (Friedrich Nietzsche) We have lost the 'Why.' The greatest generation did not teach my generation what 'Americanism' is."
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The United Nations Is UnConstitutional


We must de-fund the United Nations!
They stand for everything that violates our Constitution. We should not be supporting them and they should not be located in our country.

Upon visiting the UN's giant bookstore back in 1965, I found therein books, pamphlets, etc. in great numbers on almost every political system, schemes of statism and, of course, every religion in the world -- with the notable exception of two monumental concepts, namely, Christianity and Capitalism.

About 20 years later I asked a favor of Paula Hawks, my friend and a former senior staff member of then US Senator Steve Symms (R-Idaho) (This young lady, by the way, was without a doubt one of the brightest staffers on the whole "Hill") would she be so kind, since by this time she lived in New York City, as to visit said bookstore for me to see if the UN might possibly have added, at long last, these two tremendously important concepts for the benefit of their (UN's) tens of thousands of customers, tourists (et al) who visit their bookstore each year? She was glad to make such an inspection and spent three hours doing so. Result?
Sad to say, neither the well-intentioned (possibly) staff of the UN there in New York, nor the highly paid staff of the USA representatives to the UN had seen fit to add either of the colossal concepts to that august body's rather massive bookstore -- or should we now say, to their propaganda center?

And "our side" claims to wonder why America and our culture are so misunderstood in many countries all over the world. Could said misunderstanding be degenerating into a kind of envy-driven hatred? Consider the deleterious effects of envy so common to most human beings and even more rampant on Campus -- USA.

This is especially likely considering the immensely superior standard of living enjoyed by average working Americans both young and old due, in large part, to Christianity and Capitalism.

Respectfully submitted,
Ralph Smeed, Caldwell


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Ahmadinejad speaks at United Nations Headquarters in New York on Sept. 26, 2012.
He says the world is in need of a new order.
The outspoken Iranian leader called for a "new world order," criticizing capitalism and the United States and Europe for "trampling on the rights of others" and contributing to global poverty and humanitarian failures.


Too bad, ACLU! The Bible's back in school!

Churches band together for model program
that has court approval.
by Drew Zahn

Once upon a time in America, most public school children – including several future presidents – studied, discussed and even learned to read from the Bible.

A pair of landmark Supreme Court cases in the 1960s, however, put the fear of litigation into school principals, and a new era in education began, where advocates for the “separation of church and state” used the courts to push the Bible out of classrooms.

This foundational divide in U.S. history was only highlighted by Barack Obama’s controversial remark in 2006, “Whatever we once were, we are no longer a Christian nation.”

One county in Tennessee, however, has found a way to keep biblical instruction in its public schools – with the blessing of a court decision, the support of the community and in keeping with a tradition that began in 1922.

On Sept. 16, a group of 11 Hamilton County, Tenn., churches – including Baptists, Presbyterians, Methodists, Assemblies of God and more – will meet for the “Hixson Gathering,” a prayer service and fund-raiser for a unique program of elective, for-credit, Bible history classes taught at 20 schools in the county, including the Hixson Middle and High Schools.

With the help of an organization called Bible in the Schools, area residents, like those at the Hixson Gathering, are able to reimburse the Hamilton County Department of Education for certified Bible teachers – hired at no cost to the taxpayers – while dodging the legal tactics of groups like the American Civil Liberties Union and Americans United for the Separation of Church and State.

“The federal courts have affirmed that teaching the Bible in our public schools is a constitutionally protected freedom,” Bible in the Schools asserts. “[And] with all the concern over character, no program is better positioned to touch more students quantitatively or qualitatively.”

“I would love to say ‘thank you’ to the Hixson community for helping us to offer such a wonderful program in our schools,” Hixson Middle School Principal LeAngela Rogers told Tennessee’s Chattanoogan. “The teen years are a time of unprecedented growth socially, physically, emotionally and morally. Bible history classes contribute not only to their academic achievement, but also to character education, as students develop into their own person.”

Ron Phillips, pastor of Abba’s House, one of the churches participating in the joint effort, told the newspaper, “President Andrew Jackson said the Bible ‘is the rock on which our Republic rests.’ No one is truly educated without a knowledge of Scripture.”

The program, which Bible in the Schools told WND it hopes can serve as a model for communities all across the U.S., began in 1922, when local resident Dr. J. Park McCallie first proposed a unique plan in which private citizens in the community would pay for teachers – who would, in turn, be subject to the board of education in scholarship and discipline – to instruct students in the history and language of the Bible. Doctrinal questions, however, would be directed back to the students’ pastors or priests.

The program was accepted and practiced until a court decision in 1979 temporarily stopped it.

On appeal, however, a U.S. District Court decision laid down guidelines for how the program could be reinstated with the court’s blessing and without violating the constitutional concerns that prompted the earlier decision.

McCallie’s idea, somewhat modified, took off again. This year, 20 middle and high schools across Hamilton County will offer Bible history electives to 14,692 students as part of the program.

Bible in the Schools reports that where the study of the Bible is offered in Hamilton County today, nearly 70 percent of all students will elect to take one or more Bible courses before graduating.

“We want our program to be a model for how it can be done,” explained Diane Cropp, development director for Bible in the Schools. “We set up our program, not that we are able to help others actually implement it right now, but what we have done is available for others to see and copy, and we would love to see that happen.”

Cropp told WND the organization’s already extensive Web site is being built up to clearly illustrate how local churches and citizens have made it work in Hamilton County. She said the organization is also hoping to make the curriculum it is helping to draft available online “so that someone else doesn’t have to start from scratch.”

According to the Bible in the Schools Web site, several unique factors enable its plan for Bible courses to be offered and taught constitutionally and in accordance with the U.S. District Court’s decision:
  • Teachers must be employed and supervised by the county Department of Education.
  • Teachers must be certified and have a minimum of 12 semester hours of Bible courses as part of their college education.
  • The schools must be reimbursed in full for the teachers’ salaries and benefits by private citizens; there is no cost to the taxpayer.
  • Bible courses are elective, offered to middle and senior high students only, and credit is given for their study.
  • No religious proselytizing, sectarianism nor denominationalism is permitted in class. Students with doctrinal questions are encouraged to seek out a pastor or rabbi
  • The curriculum is court approved.
And even through Hamilton County has had to blaze the trail in developing a unique plan for courses, teacher certification, private funding and so forth, Bible in the Schools asserts it’s critical to quality education.

“So much of the art, music, history, law, culture and moral standards of Western civilization [is] based on the Bible, that to be culturally literate, a truly educated American requires biblical knowledge,” the organization asserts. “When the schools of a nation fail adequately to transmit the literate national language and culture, the unity and effectiveness of the nation will necessarily decline.”

Other efforts to teach the Bible in public school

As Chuck Norris pointed out in a previous WND column, hundreds of school districts and communities across the nation have been looking for a plan like Hamilton County’s to offer classes on biblical history and literacy to public school students.

Some have petitioned local governments; others have sought reform through state legislatures or curriculum boards.

As Norris also pointed out, however, there are also several local and national organizations pushing back, seeking further restrictions on teaching Bible courses in schools.

Norris encouraged readers to consider supporting or even joining a group like the National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools.

“Unknown to most, it’s our legal and our constitutional right to be taught the Bible in public schools,” Norris wrote. “I want to help you get a course on it offered in your school district, too.

“Anyone who has studied early American history knows that the Bible has always been embedded throughout our culture, from classrooms to congressional halls,” he continued. “So, what’s stopping you from being the instrument for implementing biblical education in your local school?”

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Responses:

Larry DeSenville Collapse

The First Amendment: "Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances."

Prayer in school is NOT Congress making a law.....Praying at a football game is NOT congress making a law. Praying on the steps of City Hall is NOT Congress making a law.

Banning prayer in school, banning prayer at football games, banning prayer on the Courthouse steps IS PROHIBITING THE FREE EXERCISE THEREOF.

Any judge or court that doesn't realize those simple facts needs to be fired and disbanded.

Romney in Ohio: ‘My heart aches’ for struggling Americans



By Holly Bailey, Yahoo! News | The Ticket
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WESTERVILLE, Ohio—Mitt Romney kicked off a day of campaigning in this battleground state by insisting his "heart aches" for struggling Americans and that he is better prepared than President Barack Obama to help those who are "hurting" under the tough economy.

Speaking at a rally located in a swing district just outside Columbus, Romney kept repeating his empathy for people out of work and trying to pay their bills—insisting that he will do his "very best to help" those in need "when I am president."

"I've been across this country, and my heart aches for the people I've seen," Romney told a crowd of several hundred people here. "There are so many in our country that are hurting right now. I want to help them."

Relating the story of an unemployed woman he met at a rally on Tuesday, Romney insisted over and over that he has "what it takes to get the economy going again."

"I care about the people in America," he said. "And the difference between me and President Obama is I know what to do, and I will do what it takes to get this economy going."

Romney's remarks came as yet another public poll found him losing significant ground to Obama in Ohio, which has been considered a must-win state for his campaign. A New York Times/CBS News/Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday found Obama leading Romney by 10 points, 53 percent to 43 percent. It came on the heels of a Washington Post poll released Tuesday that found Obama leading Romney by 8 points in Ohio.

Top Romney aides have downplayed the public polling—suggesting their internal numbers remain close. But Romney's message on the stump Wednesday seemed to be informed by findings in the latest round of surveys, including stats from the NYT/CBS/Quinnipiac poll showing that he still holds an advantage over Obama when it comes to who would be best equipped to handle the growing federal deficit.

Campaigning in a high school gym here, Romney spoke against the backdrop of a constantly updating national debt clock—a prop that hasn't been used at his rallies for a while. He spoke at length about why the growing deficit is a major crisis for the country—one, he claimed, that Obama is ignoring.

Highlighting the nation's $16 trillion in debt, Romney said of Obama, "If he were re-elected, I can assure you, it would be almost $20 trillion debt."

Looking to offer context, Romney added, "What is a trillion? It's a thousand billions."

Romney also called for efforts to "reform our tax system"—but at the same time, he seemed to downplay the idea of instituting major tax relief should he be elected president.

"Small businesses most typically pay taxes at the individual tax rate. And so our individual income taxes are the ones I want to reform. Make them simpler. I want to bring the rates down," Romney said.

But, he added, "Don't be expecting a huge cut in taxes because I'm also going to lower deductions and exemptions. But by bringing rates down we will be able to let small businesses keep more of their money so they can hire more people."

Amid criticism from members of his own party that he hasn't had any "fire in the belly" on the trail, Romney seemed more passionate on the stump than he's been in weeks.

Ahead of his arrival onstage, aides played for the crowd a powerful biographical video of Romney that first aired during the Republican National Convention. The video featured interviews with Romney's wife, Ann, and their five sons. Those in the gym seemed captivated by the clip. The video has been the subject of questions among Republicans lately about why the Romney campaign isn't doing more to broadcast it throughout swing states, where polls show voters are still skeptical about Romney personally.

Romney's move to emphasize his compassion with voters here came as his campaign continues to do damage control over the candidate's suggestion in a secretly taped video at a May fundraiser that Obama supporters—which he calculated to be "47 percent" of the country—see themselves as victims and are too dependent on the government.

Ahead of his rally, the Romney campaign released an ad featuring the candidate speaking directly to the camera about "compassion" and his desire to help the middle class.

Joining Romney onstage was golf legend Jack Nicklaus, who is from the area. He offered up a full-throated endorsement of the GOP candidate, arguing that people "want us to be like America to be like we were."

Romney would "ignite a real recovery" if elected, Nicklaus said.

Russian Newspaper Article - "American Capitalism Gone With A Whimper

September 30, 2012

This is an interesting article from the English edition of Pravda. It seems that the Russians are paying attention to what is happening here.

The irony of this article appearing in the English edition of Pravda (Russian on-line newspaper) defies description. Why can a Russian newspaper print the following yet the American media can't/won't see it?





American Capitalism Gone With A Whimper

It must be said, that like the breaking of a great dam, the American descent into Marxism is happening with breathtaking speed, against the backdrop of a passive, hapless sheeple, excuse me dear reader, I meant people.

True, the situation has been well prepared on and off for the past century, especially the past twenty years. The initial testing grounds was conducted upon our Holy Russia and a bloody test it was. But we Russians would not just roll over and give up our freedoms and our souls, no matter how much money Wall Street poured into the fists of the Marxists.

Those lessons were taken and used to properly prepare the American populace for the surrender of their freedoms and souls, to the whims of their elites and betters.

First, the population was dumbed down through a politicized and substandard education system based on pop culture, rather then the classics. Americans know more about their favorite TV dramas than the drama in DC that directly affects their lives. They care more for their "right" to choke down a McDonalds burger or a Burger King burger than for their constitutional rights. Then they turn around and lecture us about our rights and about our "democracy". Pride blind the foolish.

Then their faith in God was destroyed, until their churches, all tens of thousands of different "branches and denominations" were for the most part little more then Sunday circuses and their televangelists and top protestant mega preachers were more then happy to sell out their souls and flocks to be on the "winning" side of one pseudo Marxist politician or another. Their flocks may complain, but when explained that they would be on the "winning" side, their flocks were ever so quick to reject Christ in hopes for earthly power. Even our Holy Orthodox churches are scandalously liberalized in America.

The final collapse has come with the election of Barack Obama. His speed in the past three months has been truly impressive. His spending and money printing has been a record setting, not just in America's short history but in the world. If this keeps up for more then another year, and there is no sign that it will not, America at best will resemble the Weimar Republic and at worst Zimbabwe.

These past two weeks have been the most breath taking of all. First came the announcement of a planned redesign of the American Byzantine tax system, by the very thieves who used it to bankroll their thefts, losses, and swindles of hundreds of billions of dollars. These make our Russian oligarchs look little more then ordinary street thugs, in comparison. Yes, the Americans have beat our own thieves in the shear volumes. Should we congratulate them?

These men, of course, are not an elected panel but made up of appointees picked from the very financial oligarchs and their henchmen who are now gorging themselves on trillions of American dollars, in one bailout after another. They are also usurping the rights, duties, and powers of the American congress (parliament). Again, congress has put up little more than a whimper to their masters.

Then came Barack Obama's command that GM's (General Motors) president step down from leadership of his company. That is correct, dear reader, in the land of "pure" free markets, the American president now has the power, the self-given power, to fire CEOs and we can assume other employees of private companies, at will. Come hither, go dither, the centurion commands his minions.

So it should be no surprise that the American president has followed this up with a "bold" move of declaring that he and another group of unelected, chosen stooges will now redesign the entire automotive industry and will even be the guarantee of automobile policies. I am sure that if given the chance, they would happily try and redesign it for the whole of the world, too. Prime Minister Putin, less then two months ago, warned Obama and UK's Blair, not to follow the path to Marxism, it only leads to disaster. Apparently, even though we suffered 70 years of this Western sponsored horror show, we know nothing, as foolish, drunken Russians, and so let our "wise" Anglo-Saxon fools find out the folly of their own pride.

Again, the American public has taken this with barely a whimper...but a "free man" whimper.

So, should it be any surprise to discover that the Democratically controlled Congress of America is working on passing a new regulation that would give the American Treasury department the power to set "fair" maximum salaries, evaluate performance, and control how private companies give out pay raises and bonuses? Senator Barney Frank, a social pervert basking in his homosexuality (of course, amongst the modern, enlightened American societal norm, as well as that of the general West, homosexuality is not only not a looked down upon life choice, but is often praised as a virtue) and his Marxist enlightenment, has led this effort. He stresses that this only affects companies that receive government monies, but it is retroactive and taken to a logical extreme, this would include any company or industry that has ever received a tax break or incentive.

The Russian owners of American companies and industries should look thoughtfully at this and the option of closing their facilities down and fleeing the land of the Red as fast as possible. In other words, divest while there is still value left.

The proud American will go down into his slavery without a fight, beating his chest, and proclaiming to the world, how free he really is. The world will only snicker.



Stanislav
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In God We Trust



I never met one Veteran who enlisted to fight for Socialism.
Only 31 words:
"I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG,
OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS,
ONE NATION, UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE,
WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL!"
If Muslims can pray on Madison Avenue, why are Christians banned from praying in public and erecting religious displays on their holy days?

It is said that 86% of Americans believe in God ... therefore, I have a very hard time understanding why there is such a problem in having 'In God We Trust' on our money and having 'God' in the Pledge of Allegiance.

I believe it's time we stood up for what we believe in!


America Truly Is The Greatest Country In The World


Kitty Werthmann belongs to a conservative group (eagle forum) that speaks out against Socialism based on her experiences. She relates an interesting first-hand account of socialism in Nazi Germany. The reader is left to make the chilling comparison to what has been happening to our country - in particular the accelerated pace of socialism under Obama's administration.



Dakota Voice: Survivor of Socialism Has Warning for America
http://www.dakotavoice.com/2009/11/survivor-of-socialism-has-warning-for-america/


1938 Austria

America Truly is the Greatest Country in the World.
By: Kitty Werthmann (85 years old)

What I am about to tell you is something you've probably never heard or will ever read in history books.

I believe that I am an eyewitness to history. I cannot tell you that Hitler took Austria by tanks and guns; it would distort history. We elected him by a landslide - 98% of the vote. I've never read that in any American publications. Everyone thinks that Hitler just rolled in with his tanks and took Austria by force.

In 1938, Austria was in deep Depression. Nearly one-third of our workforce was unemployed. We had 25% inflation and 25% bank loan interest rates.

Farmers and business people were declaring bankruptcy daily. Young people were going from house to house begging for food. Not that they didn't want to work; there simply weren't any jobs. My mother was a Christian woman and believed in helping people in need. Every day we cooked a big kettle of soup and baked bread to feed those poor, hungry people - about 30 daily.

The Communist Party and the National Socialist Party were fighting each other. Blocks and blocks of cities like Vienna, Linz, and Graz were destroyed. The people became desperate and petitioned the government to let them decide what kind of government they wanted.

We looked to our neighbor on the north, Germany, where Hitler had been in power since 1933. We had been told that they didn't have unemployment or crime, and they had a high standard of living. Nothing was ever said about persecution of any group -- Jewish or otherwise. We were led to believe that everyone was happy. We wanted the same way of life in Austria. We were promised that a vote for Hitler would mean the end of unemployment and help for the family. Hitler also said that businesses would be assisted, and farmers would get their farms back. Ninety-eight percent of the population voted to annex Austria to Germany and have Hitler for our ruler.

We were overjoyed, and, for three days, we danced in the streets and had candlelight parades. The new government opened up big field kitchens and everyone was fed.

After the election, German officials were appointed, and like a miracle, we suddenly had law and order. Three or four weeks later, everyone was employed. The government made sure that a lot of work was created through the Public Work Service.

Hitler decided we should have equal rights for women. Before this, it was a custom that married Austrian women did not work outside the home. An able-bodied husband would be looked down on if he couldn't support his family. Many women in the teaching profession were elated that they could retain the jobs they previously had been required to give up for marriage.

Hitler Targets Education
And Eliminates Religious Instruction for Children:


Our education was nationalized. I attended a very good public school. The population was predominantly Catholic, so we had religion in our schools. The day we elected Hitler (March 13, 1938), I walked into my schoolroom to find the crucifix replaced by Hitler's picture hanging next to a Nazi flag. Our teacher, a very devout woman, stood up and told the class we wouldn't pray or have religion anymore. Instead, we sang "Deutschland, Deutschland, Uber Alles," and had physical education.

Sunday became National Youth Day with compulsory attendance. Parents were not pleased about the sudden change in curriculum. They were told that if they did not send us, they would receive a stiff letter of warning the first time. The second time they would be fined the equivalent of $300, and the third time they would be subject to jail. The first two hours consisted of political indoctrination. The rest of the day we had sports. As time went along, we loved it. Oh, we had so much fun and got our sports equipment free. We would go home and gleefully tell our parents about the wonderful time we had.

My mother was very unhappy. When the next term started, she took me out of public school and put me in a convent. I told her she couldn't do that and she told me that someday, when I grew up, I would be grateful. There was a very good curriculum, but hardly any fun - no sports, and no political indoctrination. I hated it at first, but felt I could tolerate it. Every once in a while, on holidays, I went home. I would go back to my old friends and ask what was going on and what they were doing. Their loose lifestyle was very alarming to me. They lived without religion. By that time, unwed mothers were glorified for having a baby for Hitler. It seemed strange to me that our society changed so suddenly. As time went along, I realized what a great deed my mother did so that I wasn't exposed to that kind of humanistic philosophy.

Equal Rights Hits Home:

In 1939, the war started and a food bank was established. All food was rationed and could only be purchased using food stamps. At the same time, a full-employment law was passed which meant, if you didn't work, you didn't get a ration card, and if you didn't have a card, you starved to death. Women who stayed home to raise their families didn't have any marketable skills and often had to take jobs more suited for men.

Soon after this, the draft was implemented. It was compulsory for young people, male and female, to give one year to the labor corps. During the day, the girls worked on the farms, and at night they returned to their barracks for military training just like the boys. They were trained to be anti-aircraft gunners and participated in the signal corps. After the labor corps, they were not discharged but were used in the front lines. When I go back to Austria to visit my family and friends, most of these women are emotional cripples because they just were not equipped to handle the horrors of combat. Three months before I turned 18, I was severely injured in an air raid attack. I nearly had a leg amputated, so I was spared having to go into the labor corps and into military service.

Hitler Restructured the Family Through Daycare:

When the mothers had to go out into the work force, the government immediately established child care centers. You could take your children ages 4 weeks to school age and leave them there around-the-clock, 7 days a week, under the total care of the government. The state raised a whole generation of children. There were no motherly women to take care of the children, just people highly trained in child psychology. By this time, no one talked about equal rights. We knew we had been had.

Health Care and Small Business Suffer Under Government Controls:

Before Hitler, we had very good medical care. Many American doctors trained at the University of Vienna. After Hitler, health care was socialized, free for everyone. Doctors were salaried by the government. The problem was, since it was free, the people were going to the doctors for everything. When the good doctor arrived at his office at 8 a.m., 40 people were already waiting and, at the same time, the hospitals were full. If you needed elective surgery, you had to wait a year or two for your turn. There was no money for research as it was poured into socialized medicine. Research at the medical schools literally stopped, so the best doctors left Austria and emigrated to other countries.

As for healthcare, our tax rates went up to 80% of our income. Newlyweds immediately received a $1,000 loan from the government to establish a household. We had big programs for families. All day care and education were free. High schools were taken over by the government and college tuition was subsidized. Everyone was entitled to free handouts, such as food stamps, clothing, and housing.

We had another agency designed to monitor business. My brother-in-law owned a restaurant that had square tables. Government officials told him he had to replace them with round tables because people might bump themselves on the corners. Then they said he had to have additional bathroom facilities. It was just a small dairy business with a snack bar. He couldn't meet all the demands. Soon, he went out of business. If the government owned the large businesses and not many small ones existed, it could be in control.

We had consumer protection. We were told how to shop and what to buy. Free enterprise was essentially abolished. We had a planning agency specially designed for farmers. The agents would go to the farms, count the livestock, then tell the farmers what to produce, and how to produce it.

"Mercy Killing" Redefined:

In 1944, I was a student teacher in a small village in the Alps. The villagers were surrounded by mountain passes which, in the winter, were closed off with snow, causing people to be isolated. So people intermarried and offspring were sometimes retarded. When I arrived, I was told there were 15 mentally retarded adults, but they were all useful and did good manual work. I knew one, named Vincent, very well. He was a janitor of the school. One day, I looked out the window and saw Vincent and others getting into a van. I asked my superior where they were going. She said to an institution where the State Health Department would teach them a trade, and to read and write. The families were required to sign papers with a little clause that they could not visit for 6 months. They were told visits would interfere with the program and might cause homesickness.

As time passed, letters started to dribble back saying these people died a natural, merciful death. The villagers were not fooled. We suspected what was happening. Those people left in excellent physical health and all died within 6 months. We called this euthanasia.

The Final Steps - Gun Laws:

Next came gun registration. People were getting injured by guns. Hitler said that the real way to catch criminals (we still had a few) was by matching serial numbers on guns. Most citizens were law-abiding and dutifully marched to the police station to register their firearms. Not long afterwards, the police said that it was best for everyone to turn in their guns. The authorities already knew who had them, so it was futile not to comply voluntarily.

No more freedom of speech. Anyone who said something against the government was taken away. We knew many people who were arrested, not only Jews, but also priests and ministers who spoke up.

Totalitarianism didn't come quickly, it took 5 years from 1938 until 1943, to realize full dictatorship in Austria. Had it happened overnight, my countrymen would have fought to the last breath. Instead, we had creeping gradualism. Now, our only weapons were broom handles. The whole idea sounds almost unbelievable that the state, little by little, eroded our freedom.

After World War II, Russian troops occupied Austria. Women were raped, pre-teen to elderly. The press never wrote about this, either. When the Soviets left in 1955, they took everything that they could, dismantling whole factories in the process. They sawed down whole orchards of fruit, and what they couldn't destroy, they burned. We called it The Burned Earth. Most of the population barricaded themselves in their houses. Women hid in their cellars for 6 weeks as the troops mobilized. Those who couldn't, paid the price. There is a monument in Vienna today, dedicated to those women who were massacred by the Russians. This is an eye witness account.

"It's true...those of us who sailed past the Statue of Liberty came to a country of unbelievable freedom and opportunity.

America Truly is the Greatest Country in the World.

Don't Let Freedom Slip Away!

"After America, There is No Place to Go."


The author of this article lives in South Dakota.


13-Year-Old Jenny Gives Report Cards to Obama and Romney



Watch Her YouTube Video - 6:56


Liberal Logic



Vote for the candidate who will defend and protect our Constitution.

1st Amendment:
"Freedom of religion, speech, assembly and redress of government."




We have tried the liberal's "Change" and it has led us down a path of political corruption, social immorality and financial debt.

It is time to re-establish the values and moral principles upon which our country was founded.



Before serving in the Armed Forces, I took an oath of service: (Military Web Site)

I, (NAME), do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God.

This oath currently bears a contradiction of loyalty.
    Defend the Constitution
    or, Obey the President

The answer is simple.
Elect a president that is aligned with defending America!



Do not allow the sacrifices of those who have given their lives to be in vain.

Stop the ongoing destruction of America to happen.


SAVE AMERICA!

U.S. Supreme Court Building Gives Biblical References



DID YOU KNOW?
As you walk up the steps to the building which houses the U.S. Supreme Court you can see near the top of the building a row of the world's law givers and each one is facing one in the middle who is facing forward with a full frontal view ... It is Moses, and he is holding the Ten Commandments, engraved on each lower portion of each door.



DID YOU KNOW?
As you sit inside the courtroom, you can see the wall, right above where the Supreme Court Judges sit, a display of the Ten Commandments.


DID YOU KNOW?
There are Bible verses etched in stone all over the Federal Buildings and Monuments in Washington, D.C..


DID YOU KNOW?
James Madison, the fourth president, known as 'The Father of Our Constitution' made the following statement:
'We have staked the whole of all our political institutions upon the capacity of mankind for self-government, upon the capacity of each and all of us to govern ourselves, to control ourselves, to sustain ourselves according to The Ten Commandments of God.'

DID YOU KNOW?
Every session of Congress begins with a prayer by a paid preacher, whose salary has been paid by the taxpayer since 1777.


DID YOU KNOW?
Fifty-two of the 55 founders of the Constitution were members of the established Orthodox churches in the colonies.


DID YOU KNOW?
Thomas Jefferson worried that the Courts would overstep their authority and instead of Interpreting the law would begin making law an oligarchy: the rule of few over many.




How then, have we gotten to the point that everything we have done for 220 years in this Country is now suddenly wrong and Unconstitutional?

Let us remember what
this great country was built on:
The Holy Bible and belief in GOD!


2012 Election Thoughts


As Shan Hannity says, "Let not your heart be troubled." We have had worse strife in America prior to this time and we have lived a good, long life with the blessing of being in America. Our price of admission is the protection of that gift which we received when we arrived so that the new arrivals may also enjoy it. Think carefully and double check your conclusions - be ready to do what must be done to protect our gift. There is a group, Oathkeepers which has pledged to be on the side of the Americans rather than follow orders. Let US hope that we do not have to test their commitment to that oath.

Edmund Burke ~
The hottest fires in hell are reserved for those who remain neutral in times of moral crisis.

Samuel Adams ~
“The right to freedom being the gift of Almighty God, it is not in the power of man to alienate“If ever a time should come, when vain and aspiring men shall possess the highest seats in Government, our country will stand in need of its experienced patriots to prevent its ruin.”

Laotze ~
When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.”

“If men, through fear, fraud, or mistake, should in terms renounce or give up any natural right, the eternal law of reason and the grand end of society would absolutely vacate such renunciation. The right to freedom being the gift of Almighty God, it is not in the power of man to alienate this gift and voluntarily become a slave.”

Samuel Adams ~
“It is a very great mistake to imagine that the object of loyalty is the authority and interest of one individual man, however dignified by the applause or enriched by the success of popular actions.”

School Shootings




It's Time To Post The Ten Commandments On School Walls Again!

What the Bible Says About School Shootings
By Betty Miller
Taken From BibleResources.org

School shootings have been making the headlines in the USA at an increased frequency. The latest shooting on December 14, 2012 grieved the nation, as authorities reported at least 27 people, including 20 children, were killed, when a gunman clad in black military gear opened fire inside a Connecticut elementary school. The killer then killed himself bringing the casualty count to a total of 28 human beings including the gunman, and his mother who he also shot. This latest tragedy is just one of a long string of senseless shootings.

Since 1996 there have been over 31 school shootings in the United States, with over 160 students, teachers/professors and others killed. In the rest of the world school shootings have occurred in Scotland, Yemen, Russia Sweden, Germany, Bosnia, Canada, Argentina and other countries, with the largest taking the lives of over 355 students.

Why so much violence among our young people? A Department of Education Survey which analyzed violence in U.S. schools reported that public schools nationwide experienced more than 12,000 fights in which weapons were used, 4,600 rapes and other sexual assaults and over 8,000 robberies. Other reports from Time and Newsweek magazines tell us the suicide rate among U.S. teens has risen 118% in the last 15 years while drug use has risen almost 90% since 1992. The Bible tells us about a time that these kinds of violent deeds and rebellious acts will be committed by children all over the world.

Prayer in US Schools Abandoned

The United States Supreme court made a terrible decision when they ruled to have prayer removed from schools in 1962. Statistics show that rebellion and violence have dramatically increased since that time. I believe this is another contributing factor to our children’s decline since then.

What Happened When the Praying Stopped

Specialty Research Associates, P.O. Box 397, Aledo, TX 76008, under the direction of Dr. David Barton, has released a report entitled, “America: To Pray or Not to Pray”, which uses over 100 pages of graphs and statistical analysis to prove that crime, venereal disease, premarital sex, illiteracy, suicide, drug use, public corruption, and other social ills began a dramatic increase after the Engel vs. Vitale Supreme Court decision was made in 1962 which banned school prayer. The rate of violent crime alone, has risen over 330 percent.

Summary of Why Children Become Murderers
  • Our national preoccupation with violence that has saturated all forms of the media which desensitizes human emotions by exposure to so much murder and preoccupation with death.

  • The absence of strong parenting due to the increase of both parents working. Also, the lack of a strong father figure in homes due to divorce rising.

  • Ignorance of Biblical truths that show parents how to deal with problem children. Parents don’t recognize that their children need deliverance from demonic influences. This is a spiritual problem and cannot be solved by just therapy or medication alone.

  • Lack of prayer for our youth in our homes and our schools. (Since prayer was removed from our schools in 1962 the rate of crime among our youth has escalated).

  • The influence of cultic and witchcraft practices in our society.

  • The failure of Christians to reach out to the misfits in our society with the gospel.

  • Lack of discipline with a permissive humanistic influence toward children.

  • Lack of teaching our children standards and absolutes as outlined in the Bible.

  • Lack of regard for human life as demonstrated through abortion, euthanasia and evolutionary teachings of the survival of the fittest.

  • The lack of teaching our children Biblical truths that promote character and teach them how to deal with the emotions of anger, hatred and revenge that lead to murder.
Read the entire article at BibleResources.org



Eleven Days Before Christmas

Twas' 11 days before Christmas, around 9:38
When 20 beautiful children stormed through heaven's gate.
Their smiles were contagious, their laughter filled the air.
They could hardly believe all the beauty they saw there.
They were filled with such joy, they didn't know what to say.
They remembered nothing of what had happened earlier that day.
"Where are we?" asked a little girl, as quiet as a mouse.
"This is heaven." declared a small boy. "we're spending Christmas at God's house."
When what to their wondering eyes did appear,
But Jesus, their savior, the children gathered near.
He looked at them and smiled, and they smiled just the same.
Then He opened His arms and He called them by name.
And in that moment was joy, that only heaven can bring
Those children all flew into the arms of their King
And as they lingered in the warmth of His embrace,
One small girl turned and looked at Jesus' face.
And as if He could read all the questions she had
He gently whispered to her, "I'll take care of mom and dad."
Then He looked down on earth, the world far below
He saw all of the hurt, the sorrow, and woe
Then He closed His eyes and He outstretched His hand,
"Let My power and presence re-enter this land!"
"May this country be delivered from the hands of fools"
"I'm taking back my nation. I'm taking back my schools!"
Then He and the children stood up without a sound.
"Come now my children, let me show you around."
Excitement filled the space, some skipped and some ran.
All displaying enthusiasm that only a small child can.
And i heard Him proclaim as He walked out of sight,
"In the midst of this darkness, I AM STILL THE LIGHT."

Written by Cameo Smith, Mt. Wolf, PA




Christianity And Politcs by Ken Thornberg

America Needs You!
A Vigilant Response Is Vital To Preserve The Freedom God Has Given To Mankind

Christianity And Politcs by Ken Thornberg
This 5-Page PDF report covers the following topics:
  • All Christians are Rulers
  • The Constitution is Our Authority
  • Church and State Underpinnings
  • When Christians Stay Silent
  • Accepting The Lie About Separation of Church and State
  • Why We Must Resist and Arise
  • Occupy Till I Come
  • Believers Hold the Potential Advantage
Download the 5-Page PDF Report http://www.freedomencounters.com/


Anthony Harper Visits Washington, D.C.



White House Press Secretary Jay Carney had absolutely no idea how to answer this question.

White House Press Secretary Jay Carney fielded a seriously loaded question on Wednesday about the moral decline of America, religious liberties that come from Jesus and the Declaration of Independence. Honestly, even if the White House really wanted to answer the long-winded question, it would likely require a very lengthy discussion due to the complexity of the issue.

When Dr. Anthony Harper of the InterMountain Christian News got his chance to ask Carney his question, this is what he went with:
“Regarding religious liberty faith issues, a lot of Christian churches want to know about how this relates to the problems we’re going through as a nation economically and otherwise, that would believe that our religious faith liberties — faith and religious liberties and life come from Jesus, not man.”
“I’m sorry, is — I didn’t get the question,” Carney replied, a little perplexed.
“Oh, I’ll rephrase that,” the reporter said. “Basically, the Christian churches in our nation are concerned about the moral decline in our nation and how faith and religious liberty issues and life are crucial, from the Declaration of Independence, and how that they would believe that our rights come from Jesus, not men. How would the administration respond to that?”
Read The Full Story

Dr. Anthony Harper - InterMountain Christian News - http://www.imcnews.org

 

The Idaho Center for Conservative Studies

The Idaho Center for Conservative Studies:
A Proposal


The Center for Conservative Studies (a virtual institute on the Web), would be created for the purpose of uniting private and non-profit conservative organizations efforts to educate present and future generations regarding “American exceptionalism;” and why America is the greatest hope for bringing liberty, freedom, peace and salvation to an imploding world. It would provide an understanding of what is meant by America’s moniker “The Shining City on a Hill” (a term used in the Bible; by pre-Revolution Christian leaders of America; in Alexis de Tocqueville’s works regarding the uniqueness of America; and in modern presidential speeches like those of Ronald Reagan). It would also provide an understanding of “The Great Commission” from Jesus as it relates to America’s call to go to all nations and peoples to bring Good News and peace inherent in a Biblically-based government.

Specifically, there are nine aspects of the conservative studies that are worth emphasizing:
  1. Most of the arguments and definitions for American exceptionalism are from the Bible (Jewish & Christian)

  2. America’s conservative Christian foundation is a key part of that exceptionalism and applies to both persons and to government

  3. Limited government per the founding fathers.

  4. Education should include a strong argument for constitutional thought and constitutional government

  5. Necessity for strong American morality to preserve these exceptional values

  6. Significance, from our foundations to the present, of “In God We Trust”

  7. Christian World View (as perhaps best defined by Francis Schaeffer)

  8. Importance of active church membership in sustaining our “Shining City on a Hill”

  9. Necessity of Christian fellowship (men and women) in the business world

  10. Necessity of Bible-believing churches to continue America’s exceptionalism

The Center would provide four different degree possibilities:
  1. Associate Degree in Biblical Studies (or, possibly, Associate of Arts in Biblical Education), a 2-year program

  2. B.A. in Conservative Studies (again, Bible-based studies of conservatives and their impact on America, 4-yr)

  3. M.A. in Conservative Studies (5 years)

  4. Ph.D. in Conservative Studies (6 years, or more)

Our headquarters would be in the Carnegie Library in Boise, Idaho. We may develop other branches in concerned libraries throughout the USA. Much of the inspiration for this effort came from Dennis Praeger in his eight-minute DVD that is on my web site. See http://www.ourgodlyamericanheritage.com/WebPage-MessageBoard.html#DennisPrager. Also look at Dr. David Barton’s Web site (http://www.wallbuilders.com/). David is, in my opinion, one of our greatest historians on the subject of our nation’s Founding Fathers, the Constitution and other Founding Fathers’ documents.

We encourage others to establish places where the Founding Fathers’ documents may be studied. Doing so may sound difficult, but with the Lord’s help the “impossible” is possible. We hope that other Bible-believing people will join us in this effort to re-educate and re-energize Americans.

Our Institute would want to involve and participate with as many churches, Christian organizations and Christian legal groups as possible. We have already joined with several like-minded organizations cited on our website, who are educating the next generations. We have several published and yet-to-be-published professors who are willing to talk to your organizations to inspire your interest and support. So, give us a call. Contact information is on this web site.

We look forward to hearing from you. My motto is borrowed from another patriot who said: “All that is needed for evil to triumph is for good people to do nothing.” (Edmund Burke, 1729 – 1797)

Dr. Chuck Seldon
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Doolittle Tokyo Raiders 71st Anniversary Reunion



It's the cup of brandy that no one wants to drink.

April 27-20, 2013, in Fort Walton Beach, Florida, the surviving Doolittle Raiders gathered publicly for the last time.

They once were among the most universally admired and revered men in the United States. There were 80 of the Raiders in April 1942, when they carried out one of the most courageous and heart-stirring military operations in this nation's history. The mere mention of their unit's name, in those years, would bring tears to the eyes of grateful Americans. Now only four survive.

After Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor, with the United States reeling and wounded, something dramatic was needed to turn the war effort around.

Even though there were no friendly airfields close enough to Japan for the United States to launch a retaliation, a daring plan was devised. Sixteen B-25s were modified so that they could take off from the deck of an aircraft carrier. This had never before been tried -- sending such big, heavy bombers from a carrier.

The 16 five-man crews, under the command of Lt. Col. James Doolittle, who himself flew the lead plane off the USS Hornet, knew that they would not be able to return to the carrier. They would have to hit Japan and then hope to make it to China for a safe landing.

But on the day of the raid, the Japanese military caught wind of the plan. The Raiders were told that they would have to take off from much farther out in the Pacific Ocean than they had counted on. They were told that because of this they would not have enough fuel to make it to safety. And those men went anyway.

They bombed Tokyo, and then flew as far as they could. Four planes crash-landed; 11 more crews bailed out, and three of the Raiders died. Eight more were captured; three were executed. Another died of starvation in a Japanese prison camp. One crew made it to Russia.

The Doolittle Raid sent a message from the United States to its enemies, and to the rest of the world: We will fight. And, no matter what it takes, we will win.

Of the 80 Raiders, 62 survived the war. They were celebrated as national heroes, models of bravery. Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer produced a motion picture based on the raid; "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo," starring Spencer Tracy and Van Johnson, was a patriotic and emotional box-office hit, and the phrase became part of the national lexicon. In the movie-theater previews for the film, MGM proclaimed that it was presenting the story "with supreme pride."

Beginning in 1946, the surviving Raiders have held a reunion each April, to commemorate the mission. The reunion is in a different city each year. In 1959, the city of Tucson, Arizona, as a gesture of respect and gratitude, presented the Doolittle Raiders with a set of 80 silver goblets. Each goblet was engraved with the name of a Raider. Every year, a wooden display case bearing all 80 goblets is transported to the reunion city. Each time a Raider passes away, his goblet is turned upside down in the case at the next reunion, as his old friends bear solemn witness.

Also in the wooden case is a bottle of 1896 Hennessy Very Special cognac. The year is not happenstance: 1896 was when Jimmy Doolittle was born.

There has always been a plan: When there are only two surviving Raiders, they would open the bottle, at last drink from it, and toast their comrades who preceded them in death.

As 2013 began, there were five living Raiders; then, in February, Tom Griffin passed away at age 96.

The name may be familiar to those of you who regularly read this column; in 2011, I wrote about the role Mr. Griffin played at his son's wedding.

What a man he was. After bailing out of his plane over a mountainous Chinese forest after the Tokyo raid, he became ill with malaria, and almost died. When he recovered, he was sent to Europe to fly more combat missions. He was shot down, captured, and spent 22 months in a German prisoner of war camp.

The selflessness of these men, the sheer guts ... there was a passage in the Cincinnati Enquirer obituary for Mr. Griffin that, on the surface, had nothing to do with the war, but that emblematizes the depth of his sense of duty and devotion:

"When his wife became ill and needed to go into a nursing home, he visited her every day. He walked from his house to the nursing home, fed his wife and at the end of the day brought home her clothes. At night, he washed and ironed her clothes. Then he walked them up to her room the next morning. He did that for three years until her death in 2005."

So now, out of the original 80, only four Raiders remain: Dick Cole (Doolittle's co-pilot on the Tokyo raid), Robert Hite, Edward Saylor and David Thatcher. All are in their 90s. They have decided that there are too few of them for the public reunions to continue.

The events in Fort Walton Beach this week will mark the end. It has come full circle; Florida's nearby Eglin Field was where the Raiders trained in secrecy for the Tokyo mission.

The town is planning to do all it can to honor the men: a six-day celebration of their valor, including luncheons, a dinner and a parade.

Do the men ever wonder if those of us for whom they helped save the country have tended to it in a way that is worthy of their sacrifice? They don't talk about that, at least not around other people. But if you find yourself near Fort Walton Beach this week, and if you should encounter any of the Raiders, you might want to offer them a word of thanks. I can tell you from firsthand observation that they appreciate hearing that they are remembered.

The men have decided that after this final public reunion they will wait until a later date -- some time this year -- to get together once more, informally and in absolute privacy. That is when they will open the bottle of brandy. The years are flowing by too swiftly now; they are not going to wait until there are only two of them.

They will fill the four remaining upturned goblets. And raise them in a toast to those who are gone.
The Official Website of The Doolittle Tokyo Raiders




Other Historical Articles May Be Found At:
Doolittle Raider's Reunion     /     Willard Robinson     /     Normandy "D-Day" Museum


Thanks To Our Military Veterans

God Bless Our Vets

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  • It is the VETERAN, not the preacher, who has given us freedom of religion.

  • It is the VETERAN, not the reporter, who has given us freedom of the press.

  • It is the VETERAN, not the poet, who has given us freedom of speech.

  • It is the VETERAN, not the campus organizer, who has given us freedom to assemble.

  • It is the VETERAN, not the lawyer, who has given us the right to a fair trial.

  • It is the VETERAN, not the politician, Who has given us the right to vote.

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  • It is the VETERAN who salutes the Flag,

  • It is the VETERAN who serves under the Flag.

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Eternal rest grant them O' Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon them.

We can be very proud of our young men and women in the service,
no matter where they serve.

God, Bless Them All!

Makes You Proud To Be An American!


How To Put Our Country Back Together


An Analogy Of Piecing Our Country Back Together

A father wanted to read a magazine
but was being bothered by his young daughter.

She wanted to know what the United States looked like.

Finally, he tore a sheet out of his new magazine
on which was printed the map of the United States.

Tearing it into small pieces, he gave it to his daughter and said,
'Go into the other room and see if you can put this together.
This will show you what the United States looks like.'


After a few minutes, his daughter returned and handed him the map,
correctly fitted and taped together.

The father was surprised and asked how she had finished so quickly.

'Oh,' she said, 'on the other side of the paper is a picture of Jesus.
When I got all of Jesus back where He belonged,
then our country just came together.'



One Nation Under God
When We Get Jesus Back Where He Belongs,
Our Country Will Come Together

Back Door Gun Control Initiative

If the Government Can't Legally Take Away Your Guns,
They Will Take Away Your Ammo!


Back Door Gun Control Initiative. Thanks to Obama.

If you think batteries and bullets are expensive now, just wait. No matter if you are a hunter or not, this is BAD!

Only Lead Smelter In U.S. Closes.

In December, the final primary lead smelter in the United States will close. The lead smelter, located in Herculaneum, Missouri, and owned and operated by the Doe Run Company, has existed in the same location since 1892.

The Herculaneum Smelter is currently the only smelter in the United States which can produce lead bullion from raw lead ore that is mined nearby in Missouri's extensive lead deposits, giving the smelter its 'primary' designation. The lead bullion produced in Herculaneum is then sold to lead product producers, including ammunition manufactures for use in conventional ammunition components such as projectiles, projectile cores, and primers.

Doe Run made significant efforts to reduce lead emissions from the smelter, but in 2008 the federal Environmental Protection Agency issued new National Ambient Air Quality Standards for lead http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2008-11-12/html/E8-25654.htm that were 10 times tighter than the previous standard. Given the new lead air quality standard, Doe Run made the decision to close the Herculaneum smelter.

It would be hard to imagine a better example of the Obama Regime's use of the EPA to impose backdoor tyranny. We would let you have guns, but you see lead causes air pollution.

If you think ammo prices are high now, wait until they close the smelter.

After the Herculaneum smelter closes its doors in December, entirely domestic manufacture of conventional ammunition, from raw ore to finished cartridge, will be impossible.

The national security implications of severely curtailing our ability to produce our own ammunition are obvious. But to our current rulers, national security means something very different from what it did in the past. The idea is no longer to defend America from foreign threats, but to impose the ultimate threat from within.

Two links: reuters.com usaprepares.com

2013 Christmas Poem

Put "Christ" Back Into Christ-mas!
2013 Christmas Poem

Twas the month before Christmas When all through our land,
Not a Christian was praying Nor taking a stand.
Why the PC Police had taken away
The reason for Christmas - no one could say.

The children were told by their schools not to sing
About Shepherds and Wise Men and Angels and things.
It might hurt people's feelings, the teachers would say
December 25th is just a 'Holiday'.

Yet the shoppers were ready with cash, checks and credit
Pushing folks down to the floor just to get it!
CD's from Madonna, an X-BOX, an I-Pod
Something was changing, something quite odd!

Retailers promoted Ramadan and Kwanzaa
In hopes to sell books by Franken & Fonda.
As Targets were hanging their trees upside down
At Lowe's the word Christmas - was no where to be found.

At K-Mart and Staples and Penny's and Sears
You won't hear the word Christmas; it won't touch your ears.
Inclusive, sensitive, Di-ver-si-ty
Are words that were used to intimidate me.

Now Daschle, Now Darden, Now Sharpton, Wolf Blitzen
On Boxer, on Rather, on Kerry, on Clinton!
At the top of the Senate, there arose such a clatter
To eliminate Jesus, in all public matter.

And we spoke not a word, as they took away our faith
Forbidden to speak of salvation and grace.
The true Gift of Christmas was exchanged and discarded
The reason for the season, stopped before it started.

So as you celebrate 'Winter Break' under your 'Dream Tree'
Sipping your Starbucks, listen to me.
Choose your words carefully, choose what you say
Shout MERRY CHRISTMAS, not Happy Holiday!

Let all Christians join together and greet everyone with
"MERRY CHRISTMAS"
Christ is The Reason' for the Christ-mas Season!
Put Christ back into X-mas.


Judge Orders San Diego, CA War Memorial Cross To Be Taken Down

U.S. judge orders landmark California cross taken down
December 12, 2013
By Dan Whitcomb

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A massive cross that serves as part of a war memorial on a San Diego hilltop must be dismantled because it has been found to violate a constitutional ban on government endorsement of religion, a federal judge grudgingly ruled on Thursday.

The decision by U.S. District Judge Larry Burns marks the latest development in a long-running legal battle over the 43-foot-tall cross, a local landmark that has stood on top of Mount Soledad since 1954 and is visible for miles.

Burns stayed his order to give the Obama administration and the association that erected the cross, which have fought its removal all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, a chance to file another appeal. Otherwise, he said, the monument must be taken down within 90 days.

"This is a victory for religious liberty," said Daniel Mach, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's program on freedom of religion and belief who argued the matter for the plaintiffs in a hearing before Burns on Thursday.

"We firmly support the government's efforts to honor the service of those who fought and died for this country, but there are many ways to do that without playing favorites with religion," Mach said.

In this Sept. 9, 2010 photo, a billboard erected by atheists in Oklahoma City reads " Don't believe in God … Join The Club.

The case hinged on whether it is legal for a religious symbol to be prominently displayed on public land and whether the cross violated the U.S. Constitution's requirement on separation of church and state.

The Mount Soledad cross has been the subject of litigation since 1989, when two veterans sued San Diego to get it off city land. In 2006, Congress intervened in the dispute, resulting in the federal government taking ownership of the property.

A group of plaintiffs, including the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America, then sued. The U.S. Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals court ruled that the dominance of the cross conveyed a message of government endorsement of religion.

The Obama administration and the Mount Soledad Memorial Association, which erected the cross, appealed to the U.S. Supreme Court, supported by 20 U.S. states and various veterans groups in arguing the cross should be allowed as part of the memorial.

In June 2012, the Supreme Court declined to take the case, letting the Ninth Circuit's ruling stand. In ordering that the cross be taken down, Burns said on Thursday he did not agree with the Ninth Circuit's ruling but that his hands were tied.

The cross, located between the Pacific Ocean and a major interstate highway, is surrounded by walls displaying granite plaques that commemorate veterans or veterans groups. Easter services were held annually at the cross from 1954 until at least 2000, according to court documents.

The Mount Soledad Memorial Association, which erected the cross in place of another cross that had stood on that spot since 1913, could not immediately be reached for comment on Thursday's ruling.

(Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Cynthia Johnston and Cynthia Osterman)

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2014 Christmas Poem

'Twas The Night Before Jesus Came'
written by Unknown Author
Go To The Web Site

'Twas the night before Jesus came and all through the house
Not a creature was praying, not one in the house.
Their Bibles were lain on the shelf without care
In hopes that Jesus would not come there.

The children were dressing to crawl into bed.
Not once ever kneeling or bowing a head.
And Mom in her rocker with baby on her lap
Was watching the Late Show while I took a nap.

When out of the East there arose such a clatter.
I sprang to my feet to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Tore open the shutters and threw up the sash!

When what to my wondering eyes should appear
But angels proclaiming that Jesus was here.
With a light like the sun sending forth a bright ray
I knew in a moment this must be THE DAY!

The light of His face made me cover my head
It was Jesus! returning just like He had said.
And though I possessed worldly wisdom and wealth,
I cried when I saw Him in spite of myself.

In the Book of Life which He held in His hand
Was written the name of every saved man.
He spoke not a word as He searched for my name;
When He said "it's not here" my head hung in shame.

The people whose names had been written with love
He gathered to take to His Father above.
With those who were ready He rose without a sound.
While all the rest were left standing around.

I fell to my knees, but it was too late;
I had waited too long and thus sealed my fate.
I stood and I cried as they rose out of sight;
Oh, if only I had been ready tonight.

In the words of this poem the meaning is clear;
The coming of Jesus is drawing near.
There's only one life and when comes the last call
We'll find that the Bible was true after all!


Trial Begins Over 10 Commandments Marker in Albuquerque, New Mexico




People & Possessions Are Being Used & Loved

Love People, Use Possessions

"The words that we speak create either a place of purpose in people's lives
or a place of pain in people's lives."

While a man was polishing his new car, his 6 yrs. old son picked up a stone, and scratched lines on the side of the car. In anger, the man took the child's hand and hit it many times; not realizing he was using a wrench. At the hospital, the child lost all his fingers due to multiple fractures.

When the child saw his father ... with painful eyes he asked, 'Dad when will my fingers grow back?' The man was so hurt and speechless; he went back to his car and kicked it a lot of times. Devastated by his own actions ... sitting in front of that car he looked at the scratches; the child had written 'LOVE YOU DAD'. The next day that man committed suicide.

Anger and Love have no limits; choose the latter to have a beautiful, lovely life.

Things are to be used and people are to be loved. But the problem in today's world is that, People are used and things are loved.

In this year, let's be careful to keep this thought in mind:
Things are to be used, but People are to be loved.
  • Watch your thoughts; they become words.
  • Watch your words; they become actions.
  • Watch your actions; they become habits.
  • Watch your habits they become character;
  • Watch your character; it becomes your destiny.
Share this with a friend; you might change someone’s life.

Do you know the relationship between your two eyes?
They blink together, move together, cry together, see things together,
and sleep together even though they never see each other.

Friendship should be just like that!
Life is vanity without FRIENDS.

It's "World Best Friends Week."

Conundrums in America


Conundrums in America

The definition of the word Conundrum is:
      Something that is puzzling or confusing.

Here are six Conundrums of socialism
      in the United States of America:
  1. America is capitalist and greedy -
    yet half of the population is subsidized.

  2. Half of the population is subsidized -
    yet they think they are victims.

  3. They think they are victims -
    yet their representatives run the government.

  4. Their representatives run the government -
    yet the poor keep getting poorer.

  5. The poor keep getting poorer -
    yet they have things that people in other countries only dream about.

  6. They have things that people in other countries only dream about -
    yet they want America to be more like those other countries.
And that pretty much sums up the USA in the 21st Century.
Makes you wonder who is doing the math.

The following three sentences tell you a lot about the direction of our current government and cultural environment:
  1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions of a few lunatics.

  2. We constantly hear about how Social Security is going to run out of money. How come we never hear about welfare or food stamps running out of money?
    The first group "worked for" their money, but the second didn't.

  3. Why are we cutting benefits for our veterans, no pay raises for our military and cutting our army to a level lower than before WWII, but we are not stopping the payments or benefits to illegal aliens?
Am I the only one missing something?


America Wages War Against Islam



Why the Marine Hymn Contains the Verse "To the Shores of Tripoli"

The first countries to declare war on the newly formed United States were the Muslim Barbary States of North Africa....From 1783, until the Presidency of George Washington in 1789, the newborn Republic had no strong central authority, and that is when the Barbary pirates struck.

Most Americans are unaware of the fact that over two hundred years ago, the United States had declared war on Islam, and Thomas Jefferson led the charge! At the height of the eighteenth century, Muslim pirates were the terror of the Mediterranean and a large area of the North Atlantic.

They attacked every ship in sight, and held the crews for exorbitant ransoms. Those taken hostage were subjected to barbaric treatment and wrote heart breaking letters home, begging their government and family members to pay whatever their Mohammedan captors demanded.

These extortionists of the high seas represented the Islamic nations of Tripoli, Tunis, Morocco, and Algiers – collectively referred to as the Barbary Coast – and presented a dangerous and unprovoked threat to the new American Republic.

Before the Revolutionary War, U.S. merchant ships had been under the protection of Great Britain. When the U.S. declared its independence and entered into war, the ships of the United States were protected by France. However, once the war was won, America had to protect its own fleets.

Thus, the birth of the U.S. Navy. Beginning in 1784, seventeen years before he would become president, Thomas Jefferson became America’s Minister to France. That same year, the U.S. Congress sought to appease its Muslim adversaries by following in the footsteps of European nations who paid bribes to the Barbary States, rather than engaging them in war.

In July of 1785, Algerian pirates captured American ships, and the Dye of Algiers demanded an unheard-of ransom of $60,000. It was a plain and simple case of extortion, and Thomas Jefferson was vehemently opposed to any further payments. Instead, he proposed to Congress the formation of a coalition of allied nations who together could force the Islamic states into peace. A disinterested Congress decided to pay the ransom.

In 1786, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams met with Tripoli’s ambassador to Great Britain to ask by what right his nation attacked American ships and enslaved American citizens, and why Muslims held so much hostility towards America, a nation with which they had no previous contacts.

The two future presidents reported that Ambassador Sidi Haji Abdul Rahman Adja had answered that Islam "was founded on the Laws of their Prophet, that it was written in their Quran, that all nations who should not have acknowledged their authority were sinners, that it was their right and duty to make war upon them wherever they could be found, and to make slaves of all they could take as Prisoners, and that every Musselman (Muslim) who should be slain in Battle was sure to go to Paradise."

Despite of this stunning admission of premeditated violence on non-Muslim nations, as well as the objections of many notable American leaders, including George Washington, who warned that caving in was both wrong and would only further embolden the enemy, for the following fifteen years, the American government paid the Muslims millions of dollars for the safe passage of American ships or the return of American hostages. The payments in ransom and tribute amounted to over twenty percent of the United States government annual revenues in 1800.

Jefferson was disgusted. Shortly after his being sworn in as the third President of the United States in 1801, the Pasha of Tripoli sent him a note demanding the immediate payment of $225,000 plus $25,000 a year for every year forthcoming. That changed everything.

Jefferson let the Pasha know, in no uncertain terms, what he could do with his demand. The Pasha responded by cutting down the flagpole at the American consulate and declared war on the United States. Tunis, Morocco, and Algiers immediately followed suit. Jefferson, until now, had been against America raising a naval force for anything beyond coastal defense, but having watched his nation be cowed by Islamic thugery for long enough, decided that is was finally time to meet force with force.

He dispatched a squadron of frigates to the Mediterranean and taught the Muslim nations of the Barbary Coast a lesson he hoped they would never forget. Congress authorized Jefferson to empower U.S. ships to seize all vessels and goods of the Pasha of Tripoli and to “cause to be done all other acts of precaution or hostility as the state of war would justify”.

When Algiers and Tunis, who were both accustomed to American cowardice and acquiescence, saw the newly independent United States had both the will and the might to strike back, they quickly abandoned their allegiance to Tripoli. The war with Tripoli lasted for four more years, and raged up again in 1815. The bravery of the U.S. Marine Corps in these wars led to the line “to the shores of Tripoli” in the Marine Hymn, and they would forever be known as “leathernecks” for the leather collars of their uniforms, designed to prevent their heads from being cut off by the Muslim scimitars when boarding enemy ships.

Islam, and what its Barbary followers justified doing in the name of their prophet and their god, disturbed Jefferson quite deeply. America had a tradition of religious tolerance, the fact that Jefferson, himself, had co-authored the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom, but fundamentalist Islam was like no other religion the world had ever seen. A religion based on supremacism, whose holy book not only condoned but mandated violence against unbelievers was unacceptable to him. His greatest fear was that someday this brand of Islam would return and pose an even greater threat to the United States.

This should bother every American. That Muslims have brought about women-only classes and swimming times at taxpayer-funded universities and public pools; that Christians, Jews, and Hindus have been banned from serving on juries where Muslim defendants are being judged, Piggy banks and Porky Pig tissue dispensers have been banned from workplaces because they offend Islamist sensibilities. Ice cream has been discontinued at certain Burger King locations because the picture on the wrapper looks similar to the Arabic script for Allah, public schools are pulling pork from their menus, on and on in the newspapers…

It’s death by a thousand cuts, or inch-by-inch as some refer to it, and most Americans have no idea that this battle is being waged every day across America. By not fighting back, by allowing groups to obfuscate what is really happening, and not insisting that the Islamists adapt to our own culture, the United States is cutting its own throat with a politically correct knife, and helping to further the Islamists agenda. Sadly, it appears that today’s America would rather be politically correct than victorious.
The First Barbary War (1801–1805)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_Barbary_War

Islam Versus the United States
http://www.reformation.org/islam-versus-us.html

Keep America Strong - To the Shores of Tripoli and Beyond!


Cecil B. DeMille Quotes

  1. A man is no better than that which he leaves behind.

  2. God gave us free agency, and then gave us the commandments to keep us free.

  3. Our modern world defined God as a 'religious complex' and laughed at the Ten Commandments as OLD FASHIONED. Then, through the laughter came the shattering thunder of the World War. And now a blood-drenched, bitter world -- no longer laughing -- cries for a way out. It existed before it was engraven upon Tablets of Stone. It will exist when stone has crumbled. The Ten Commandments are not rules to obey as a personal favor to God. They are the fundamental principles without which mankind cannot live together. The are not laws -- they are The Law.


Islam Being Taught In Public Schools In North Carolina



High School: Islamic Vocabulary Lesson Part of Common Core Standards
By Todd Starnes
Published December 20, 2014
FoxNews.com

Parents in Farmville, North Carolina want to know why their children were given a Common Core vocabulary assignment in an English class that promoted the Prophet Muhammad and the Islamic faith.

“It really caught me off guard,” a Farmville Central High School student who was in the class told me. “If we are not allowed to talk about any other religions in school – how is this appropriate?”

The Islamic vocabulary worksheet was assigned to seniors.

“I was reading it and it caught me off guard,” the student told me. “I just looked at it and knew something was not right – so I emailed the pages to my mom.”

I asked the school district to provide me with a copy of vocabulary worksheets that promoted the Jewish, Hindu and Christian faiths. The school district did not reply.

“In the following exercises, you will have the opportunity to expand your vocabulary by reading about Muhammad and the Islamic word,” the worksheet read.

The lesson used words like astute, conducive, erratic, mosque, pastoral, and zenith in sentences about the Islamic faith.

“The zenith of any Muslim’s life is a trip to Mecca,” one sentence read. For “erratic,” the lesson included this statement: “The responses to Muhammad’s teachings were at first erratic. Some people responded favorably, while other resisted his claim that ‘there is no God but Allah and Muhammad his Prophet.”

Another section required students to complete a sentence:
“There are such vast numbers of people who are anxious to spread the Muslim faith that it would be impossible to give a(n)___ amount.”

I spoke to one parent who asked not to be identified. She was extremely troubled by what her child was exposed to in the classroom.

“What if right after Pearl Harbor our educational system was talking about how great the Japanese emperor was?” the parent asked. “What if during the Cold War our educational system was telling students how wonderful Russia was?”

The parent said the material was classwork disguised as Islamic propaganda.

“It’s very shocking,” she said. “I just told my daughter to read it as if it’s fiction. It’s no different than another of fictional book you’ve read.”

A spokesman for Pitt County Schools defended the lesson – noting that it came from a state-adopted supplemental workbook and met the “Common Core standards for English Language Arts.”

“The course is designed to accompany the world literature text, which emphasizes culture in literature,” the statement read.

The problem is it’s emphasizing a specific culture and religion – and the school district acknowledged there were concerns “related to the religious nature of sentences providing vocabulary words in context.”

“Our school system understands all concerns related to proselytizing, and there is no place for it in our instruction,” the statement goes on to say. “However, this particular lesson was one of many the students in this class have had and will have that expose them to the various religions and how they shape cultures throughout the world.”

I asked the school district to provide me with a copy of vocabulary worksheets that promoted the Jewish, Hindu and Christian faiths. The school district did not reply.

I also asked for the past or future dates when the students would be given those vocabulary worksheets. The school district has yet to reply.

The student I spoke with told me they have not had any other assignments dealing with religion – other than the one about Islam. Why is that not surprising?

Based on its official statement, Pitt County Schools seems confident that the vocabulary lessons are in compliance with three Common Core standards related to literacy. If you want to look up those standards, reference CCSSELA-Literary L11-12.4.A, 12.4.D and 12.6.

Since the Common Core folks seem to be infatuated with sentence completion – let me try one out on them. Use “Islamic” and “proselytizing” in the following sentence: Somebody got their ____ hand caught in the ____ cookie jar.

UPDATE: I asked the school district if there had been similar vocabulary assignments about Judaism, Christianity or other religions. I also asked for the exact dates of those assignments. Here’s the reply I received from the school district: "The class recently finished reading Night by Elie Wiesel. As part of the study of this book, students were exposed to Judaism. I'm told that one of the next couple of lessons that will be taught in this class includes an examination of Psalm 23 as part of the lesson. Additionally, the workbook in question has another vocabulary lesson with words used in a passage about India's three great beliefs (Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism). Keep in mind that this workbook is just one of numerous resources used in the course. Students are exposed to various cultures, values, and beliefs through the reading of multiple types of literature, but teachers certainly aren't advocating for any of them.” Notice how the school district dodged my question?

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A Tribute To Our Soldiers



Cemetery Watchman

My friend Kevin and I are volunteers at a National cemetery in Oklahoma and put in a few days a month in a 'slightly larger' uniform. Today had been a long, long day and I just wanted to get the day over with and go down to Smokey's and have a cold one. Sneaking a look at my watch, I saw the time, 16:55. Five minutes to go before the cemetery gates are closed for the day.

Full dress was hot in the August sun. Oklahoma summertime was as bad as ever--the heat and humidity at the same level--both too high.

I saw the car pull into the drive, '69 or '70 model Cadillac Deville, looked factory-new. It pulled into the parking lot at a snail's pace. An old woman got out so slowly I thought she was paralyzed; she had a cane and a sheaf of flowers--about four or five bunches as best I could tell.

I couldn't help myself. The thought came unwanted, and left a slightly bitter taste: 'She's going to spend an hour, and for this old soldier, my hip hurts like hell and I'm ready to get out of here right now!' But for this day, my duty was to assist anyone coming in.

Kevin would lock the 'In' gate and if I could hurry the old biddy along, we might make it to Smokey's in time.

I broke post attention. My hip made gritty noises when I took the first step and the pain went up a notch. I must have made a real military sight: middle-aged man with a small pot gut and half a limp, in marine full-dress uniform, which had lost its razor crease about thirty minutes after I began the watch at the cemetery.

I stopped in front of her, halfway up the walk. She looked up at me with an old woman's squint.

'Ma'am, may I assist you in any way?'

She took long enough to answer.

'Yes, son. Can you carry these flowers? I seem to be moving a tad slow these days.'

'My pleasure, ma'am.' (Well, it wasn't too much of a lie.)

She looked again. 'Marine, where were you stationed?'

Vietnam , ma'am.. Ground-pounder. '69 to '71.'

She looked at me closer. 'Wounded in action, I see. Well done, Marine. I'll be as quick as I can.'

I lied a little bigger: 'No hurry, ma'am.'

She smiled and winked at me. 'Son, I'm 85-years-old and I can tell a lie from a long way off. Let's get this done. Might be the last time I can do this. My name's Joanne Wieserman, and I've a few Marines I'd like to see one more time.'

'Yes, ma 'am. At your service.'

She headed for the World War I section, stopping at a stone. She picked one of the flower bunches out of my arm and laid it on top of the stone.

She murmured something I couldn't quite make out. The name on the marble was Donald S. Davidson, USMC: France 1918.

She turned away and made a straight line for the World War II section, stopping at one stone I saw a tear slowly tracking its way down her cheek.

She put a bunch on a stone; the name was Stephen X. Davidson, USMC, 1943.

She went up the row a ways and laid another bunch on a stone, Stanley J. Wieserman, USMC, 1944.

She paused for a second and more tears flowed. 'Two more, son, and we'll be done'

I almost didn't say anything, but, 'Yes, ma'am. Take your time.'

She looked confused. 'Where's the Vietnam section, son? I seem to have lost my way.'

I pointed with my chin. 'That way, ma'am.'

'Oh!' she chuckled quietly. 'Son, me and old age ain't too friendly.'

She headed down the walk I'd pointed at. She stopped at a couple of stones before she found the ones she wanted. She placed a bunch on Larry Wieserman, USMC, 1968, and the last on Darrel Wieserman, USMC, 1970.

She stood there and murmured a few words I still couldn't make out and more tears flowed.

'OK, son, I'm finished. Get me back to my car and you can go home.'

Yes, ma'am. If I may ask, were those your kinfolk?'

She paused. 'Yes, Donald Davidson was my father, Stephen was my uncle, Stanley was my husband, Larry and Darrel were our sons. All killed in action, all Marines.'

She stopped! Whether she had finished, or couldn't finish, I don't know.

She made her way to her car, slowly and painfully. I waited for a polite distance to come between us and then double-timed it over to Kevin, waiting by the car.

'Get to the 'Out' gate quick. I have something I've got to do.'

Kevin started to say something, but saw the look I gave him. He broke the rules to get us down the service road fast. We beat her.

She hadn't made it around the rotunda yet.

'Kevin, stand at attention next to the gatepost.

Follow my lead.' I humped it across the drive to the other post.

When the Cadillac came puttering around from the hedges and began the short straight traverse to the gate, I called in my best gunny's voice:

'TehenHut! Present Haaaarms!'

I have to hand it to Kevin; he never blinked an eye--full dress attention and a salute that would make his DI proud.

She drove through that gate with two old worn-out soldiers giving her a send-off she deserved, for service rendered to her country, and for knowing duty, honor and sacrifice far beyond the realm of most.

I am not sure, but I think I saw a salute returned from that Cadillac.

Instead of 'The End,' just think of 'Taps.'

As a final thought on my part, let me share a favorite prayer: 'Lord, keep our servicemen and women safe, whether they serve at home or overseas.

Hold them in your loving hands and protect them as they protect us.'

Let's all keep those currently serving and those who have gone before in our thoughts. They are the reason for the many freedoms we enjoy.

'In God We Trust.'

Sorry about your monitor; it made mine blurry too!

If we ever forget that we're one nation under God, then we will be a nation gone under!


Teacher Without A Prayer


After being interviewed by the school administration, the prospective teacher said:
Let me see if I've got this right.

You want me to go into that room with all those kids, correct their disruptive behavior, observe them for signs of abuse, monitor their dress habits, censor their T-shirt messages, and instill in them a love for learning.

You want me to check their backpacks for weapons, wage war on drugs and sexually transmitted diseases, and raise their sense of self-esteem and personal pride.

You want me to teach them patriotism and good citizenship, sportsmanship and fair play, and how to register to vote, balance a checkbook, and apply for a job.

You want me to check their heads for lice, recognize signs of anti-social behavior, and make sure that they all pass the final exams.

You also want me to provide them with an equal education regardless of their handicaps, and communicate regularly with their parents in English, Spanish or any other language, by letter, telephone, newsletter, and report card.

You want me to do all this with a piece of chalk, a blackboard, a bulletin board, a few books, a big smile, and a starting salary that qualifies me for food stamps.
You want me to do all this,
and then you tell me
I CAN'T PRAY?

The Government Wants To Change The Internet Laws



Protect Internet Freedom

Dear Conservatives,

Just weeks ago, behind closed doors, the Federal Communications Commission authorized one of the biggest power grabs in their history: a complete overhaul of the Internet. Utilizing the Telecommunications Act of 1934, the FCC declared the free web a ‘public utility’ and opened the door to all sorts of government regulation of the Internet, including content control.

The details remain blurry at best but one thing is clear: the idea of regulating access to the Internet with a law more that 80 years old is one of the craziest ideas I’ve ever heard.

It threatens everything we know about online access and it needs to be stopped. Click here to sign the petition to preserve Internet freedom as we know it.
https://wex.psysmtp.com/wta/link.php?M=35045164&N=7518&L=3137&F=H

The free web has been the single greatest catalyst in history for technological advancement and individual success on this whole planet. It has made Americans richer, safer, and stronger, and has made this country a leader in state of the art telecommunications. The FCC’s misguided attempt to regulate the web threatens to interrupt that upward momentum, kill jobs, and threaten America’s place in the world economy.

Declaring the Internet a public utility is not only a direct attack on innovation, but on the individual as well. The plan also opens opportunities for state and federal regulators to impose new taxes and fees on millions of consumers who would then be forced to pay more money to access the same Internet. This stands to hurt those who are already struggling the most.

We cannot stand by while this plan is put into action.

America should be encouraging innovation and job creation, not attempting to regulate it out of existence. The FCC’s heavy handed regulation is threatening to do just that by wrapping red tape all over the most promising, dynamic sectors of the American economy. This is not going to be good news for consumers. It’s not going to be good news for the Internet. And it’s certainly not going to be good news for the future of technology in this country.

The FCC’s rule of the Internet cannot become a reality. Click here to sign your name to the petition to stop this aggressive and harmful plan and please tell your friends and family to do the same.
https://wex.psysmtp.com/wta/link.php?M=35045164&N=7518&L=3137&F=H

Jeb Bush
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Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya



Islamic State kills Ethiopian Christians in Libya

Associated Press By Jon Gambrell and Elias Meseret

CAIRO (AP) — Islamic State militants in Libya shot and beheaded groups of captive Ethiopian Christians, a video purportedly from the extremists showed Sunday. The attack widens the circle of nations affected by the group's atrocities while showing its growth beyond a self-declared caliphate in Syria and Iraq.
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New Preamble To The Constitution

New Preamble To The Constitution

The following has been attributed to Lewis Napper, a Jackson, Mississippi computer programmer. He didn't expect his essay -- a tart 10-point list of "rights" Americans don't have -- to become an Internet legend.

'We the sensible people of the United States, in an attempt to help everyone get along, restore some semblance of justice, avoid more riots, keep our nation safe, promote positive behavior, and secure the blessings of debt-free liberty to ourselves and our great-great-great-grandchildren, hereby try one more time to ordain and establish some common sense guidelines for the terminally whiny, guilt ridden, delusional. We hold these truths to be self-evident: that a whole lot of people are confused by the Bill of Rights and are so dim they require a Bill of NON-Rights.'

ARTICLE I:
You do not have the right to a new car, big screen TV, or any other form of wealth. More power to you if you can legally acquire them, but no one is guaranteeing anything.

ARTICLE II:
You do not have the right to never be offended. This country is based on freedom, and that means freedom for everyone -- not just you! You may leave the room, turn the channel, express a different opinion, etc.; but the world is full of dummies, and probably always will be.

ARTICLE III:
You do not have the right to be free from harm. If you stick a screwdriver in your eye, learn to be more careful; do not expect the tool manufacturer to make you and all your relatives independently wealthy.

ARTICLE IV:
You do not have the right to free food and housing. Americans are the most charitable people to be found, and will gladly help anyone in need, but we are quickly growing weary of subsidizing generation after generation of professional couch potatoes who achieve nothing more than the creation of another generation of professional couch potatoes.

ARTICLE V:
You do not have the right to free health care. That would be nice, but from the looks of public housing, we're just not interested in public health care.

ARTICLE VI:
You do not have the right to physically harm other people. If you kidnap, rape, intentionally maim, or kill someone, don't be surprised if the rest of us want to see you get the blue juice.

ARTICLE VII:
You do not have the right to the possessions of others. If you rob, cheat, or coerce away the goods or services of other citizens, don't be surprised if the rest of us get together and lock you away in a place where you still won't have the right to a big screen color TV or a life of leisure.

ARTICLE VIII:
You do not have the right to a job. All of us sure want you to have a job, and will gladly help you along in hard times, but we expect you to take advantage of the opportunities of education and vocational training laid before you to make yourself useful.

ARTICLE IX:
You do not have the right to happiness. Being an American means that you have the right to PURSUE happiness, which by the way, is a lot easier if you are unencumbered by an overabundance of idiotic laws created by those of you who were confused by the Bill of Rights.

ARTICLE X:
This is an English speaking country. We don't care where you came from, English is our language. Learn it!

Lastly

ARTICLE XI:
You do not have the right to change our country's history or heritage. This country was founded on the belief in one true God. And yet, you are given the freedom to believe in any religion, any faith, or no faith at all; with no fear of persecution. The phrase IN GOD WE TRUST is part of our heritage and history, sorry if you are uncomfortable with it.

Do I hear an AMEN?

"Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret." ~ Ambrose Bierce ~ * In God We Trust.*


Has America Turned It's Back On God?


Apparently the White House refers to the Christmas Trees as Holiday Trees which prompted CBS presenter, Steven Levy, to present this piece which I would like to share with you. I think it applies just as much to many countries as it does to America.

A little sanity please... Only hope we find GOD again before it is too late!

The following was written by Steven Levy and recited by him on CBS Sunday Morning Commentary.

My Confession:

I don't like getting pushed around for being a Jew, and I don't think Christians like getting pushed around for being Christians. I think people who believe in God are sick and tired of getting pushed around, period. I have no idea where the concept came from, that America is an explicitly atheist country.

I can't find it in the Constitution and I don't like it being shoved down my throat... Or maybe I can put it another way: ...... where did the idea come from that we should worship celebrities and we aren't allowed to worship God as we understand Him? I guess that's a sign that I'm getting old, too. But there are a lot of us who are wondering where these celebrities came from and where the America we knew went to.

In light of the many jokes we send to one another for a laugh, this is a little different: This is not intended to be a joke; it's not funny, it's intended to get you thinking. In light of recent events... terrorists attack, school shootings, etc.. I think it started when Madeleine Murray O'Hare (she was murdered, her body found a few years ago) complained she didn't want prayer in our schools, and we said OK. Then someone said you better not read the Bible in school. The Bible says thou shalt not kill; thou shalt not steal, and love your neighbour as yourself. And we said OK.

Then Dr. Steven Benjamin Spock said we shouldn't spank our children when they misbehave, because their little personalities would be warped and we might damage their self-esteem (Dr. Spock's son committed suicide). We said an expert should know what he's talking about .... And we said okay..

Now we're asking ourselves why our children have no conscience, why they don't know right from wrong, and why it doesn't bother them to kill strangers, their classmates, and themselves. Probably, if we think about it long and hard enough, we can figure it out. I think it has a great deal to do with ...'WE REAP WHAT WE SOW.'

Funny how simple it is for people to trash God and then wonder why the world's going to hell. Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says. Funny how you can send 'jokes' through e-mail and they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing. Funny how lewd, crude, vulgar and obscene articles pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussion of God is suppressed in the school and workplace.

Are you laughing yet?

Funny how when you forward this message, you will not send it to many on your address list because you're not sure what they believe, or what they will think of you for sending it. Funny how we can be more worried about what other people think of us than what God thinks of us.

Pass it on if you think it has merit. If not, then just discard it... no one will know you did. But, if you discard this thought process, don't sit back and complain about what bad shape the world is in.

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