Category: American Society & Heritage

August 12, 2013

American Qualifications For Leadership

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 12 Aug 2013

Have we as a Nation finally accepted stupidity, idiocies and incompetence identifying our elected and appointed government officials, who are making decisions on our quality of life? Are we accepting reduced intellectual competence instead of the unbelievable capabilities of wisdom …

August 4, 2013

PA Attorney General Refuses to Defend Marriage Law – An Insider’s View

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 04 Aug 2013

Q&A with Pennsylvania Family Institute President Michael Geer

Editor’s note: Last week, the ACLU filed a federal lawsuit to overturn Pennsylvania’s marriage law. In response, in a stunning move, Pennsylvania’s attorney general refused to defend the law. The Center for Vision …

August 3, 2013

Justice Kennedy’s “demeaning” DOMA ruling

By Dr. T. David Gordon

In the limits of this brief essay I cannot adequately address the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), or the entirety of the Supreme Court’s recent decision regarding the same. As a native Virginian, however, I must …

July 31, 2013

Essential parenting

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 31 Jul 2013

By Dr. Gary Welton

If you believe everything you read, then kids are doomed. If both of their parents work outside the home, then it’s hopeless. If one parent is a pastor, then forget about it. If one parent is missing, …

July 25, 2013

Evangelicals Swing Both Ways on Social Issues

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,Religion & Faith - 25 Jul 2013

A significant proportion of the US population feels marginalized and suffers from perceived widespread disrespect. Their desires are discounted and in some instances actively discouraged by state, federal and local government. Families are either split or prevented from coming together, …

For The Love Of Freedom

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 25 Jul 2013

The Fourth of July, the nativity of our independence, the precious beginnings of our emancipation, must be reverently preserved and celebrated as a day of complete human liberation and reflection, which is The United States of America.

July 9, 2013

Staying Free

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 09 Jul 2013

Every time I hear someone explain away the danger of an aggressive government over-reach, I cringe. Their favorite line is that we have to give up a “little” of our liberties in order to be protected… supposedly from terrorists. Obviously, …

July 6, 2013

Boy that cried Wolf: Or the Handwriting on the Wall?

“In the same hour came forth fingers of a man’s hand, and wrote over against the candlestick upon the plaster of the wall of the king’s palace: and the king saw the part of the hand that wrote.” (Daniel 5: …

June 28, 2013

Rise in Female Breadwinners Means America is a Loser

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 28 Jun 2013

When women start doing what men have traditionally done, yours is a civilization of the setting sun. This is brought to mind when pondering a recent Pew Research Center study showing that women are now the primary or sole …

June 27, 2013

But now you do

You are a proud American you salute the flag with tears in your eyes. You have served your country well whether you wore a uniform or not. When ever you went to the polls you voted what you thought was …

June 19, 2013

Searching for the ‘Moderate’ Christian

Filed under: American Society & Heritage,Religion & Faith - 19 Jun 2013

I enjoy reading the letters sent to advice columnists. It’s a handy, anecdotal way to chart the decline of modern culture. There’s actually a book in this; comparing the difference in questions during the early 60’s with what we have …

May 29, 2013

Today’s Paul Reveres

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 29 May 2013

So through the night rode Paul Revere;

And so through the night went his cry of alarm…

To every Middlesex village and farm,

A cry of defiance and not of fear, A voice in the darkness,

a knock at the door, And a word …

May 26, 2013

Is THIS the Best We Can Be?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 26 May 2013

A gazillion discussions/arguments have been had over time about how our world, and Man, came to Be. Creation? Or Evolution? Before going on, you need to know I believe you have the right to believe whatever. You can believe your …

April 26, 2013

Is America Under Judgment?

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 26 Apr 2013

All that follows I will preface with, “I believe.” I am not attempting to establish theology for anyone or to declare that anyone who does not agree with me is a heretic. I am merely sharing my beliefs, grounded on …

April 19, 2013

Fighting for the soul of America

Filed under: American Society & Heritage - 19 Apr 2013

I just had breakfast with the Rev. John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg. Well, not the real Peter Muhlenberg, but a preacher friend of mine named Travis Witt. Travis does a powerful impersonation of the Revolutionary War-time pastor-patriot at …

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