America

Israeli education minister likens marriage between US Jews and non-Jews to ‘second Holocaust’

Fox News – Israeli’s minister of education recently compared intermarriages between U.S. Jews and non-Jews to “a second Holocaust.” Rafi Peretz made the statement during a cabinet meeting on July 1, according to Axios. The news outlet reported that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in attendance at the meeting. Discussing trends among the Jewish community throughout the world, Peretz and other ministers reportedly discussed intermarriage — with …

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Two Painful Truths of America’s Religious Culture War

The fundamental, founding structure of our American nation is relatively simple. While the federal government should seek the common good, its first responsibility is to secure the liberty of its citizens. Conversely, while citizens should seek to influence their nation through government, their first responsibility is to exercise their liberty toward virtuous ends. This is …

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‘In God We Trust’: Supreme Court Rejects Atheist Effort to Remove God

The Supreme Court has rejected a legal attempt to take “In God We Trust” off of US money.    Atheist Michael Newdow, arguing on behalf of a group of atheists, said the motto is a government endorsement of religion and violates the First Amendment. Newdow argued that “by mandating the inscription of facially religious text on …

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Where Christianity Once Flourished in the US is now Its Most Post-Christian Region

The United States’ northeast region was once home to the Puritans and other devout Christians who came to the New World so they could practice Christianity in freedom. Today, it is the most “post-Christian” region in America, according to new research by the Barna Group. The latest Barna study reveals that northeast cities rank in the top …

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Congress is voting on a raise – for themselves

Congress is doing such a bang-up job managing the country that considering asking itself for a pay raise. Democrats in the House are beginning to put together budget requests for 2020, Politico reports, and they’re considering breaking the “decade-long” Congressional pay freeze, which has kept Congressional salaries at a modest $174,000 since the state of President …

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Judge Strikes Down Iowa Abortion Ban as ‘Blatantly Unconstitutional’

The United States’ most restrictive abortion ban—which Republicans in Iowa explicitly put forward with the hope of triggering a U.S. Supreme Court fight over Roe vs. Wade—was struck down by a federal judge late Tuesday, with the Polk County District Court declaring the legislation unconstitutional. The so-called “fetal heartbeat” bill would have effectively outlawed all abortions in Iowa …

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POLL: American Really Feels About Homosexuality, Premarital Sex, and Teen Sex

How do Americans view the morality of sex outside of marriage, sex between teenagers, and homosexual relations? New Gallup polling shows an increasing approval of all such sexual behavior, with a stunning majority approving of both premarital sex and gay relations. Participants were asked, “Next, I’m going to read you a list of issues. Regardless …

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Is America Under a Curse?

Hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, fires—we are now living in perilous days. Could it be that we have we opened the door and removed our nations protection? As so many of our friends are dealing with the aftereffects of Hurricane Harvey—and now Hurricane Irma is heading toward Florida—we must pray like never before. I truly believe that …

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Video: Was America Founded to be Secular?

While many people today would argue that secularism is necessary in a free society, the fact is America was founded on Judeo-Christian principles which the Founders saw as essential to maintaining civil society. Joshua Charles, author of Liberty’s Secrets, explains in PragerU’s latest video that the Founders understood that a society can only remain free …

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America – Why Didn’t Someone Do Something?

“There is no nation on earth powerful enough to accomplish our overthrow. Our destruction, should it come at all, will be from another quarter. From the inattention of the people to the concerns of their government, from their carelessness and negligence.” Daniel Webster 1782-1852 Why didn’t someone do something? Those five words still haunt my thoughts …

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The Founders and the Presidents: A July Fourth Reflection

It’s time to watch fireworks displays, sing patriotic songs, and ruminate about our country’s rich heritage and history. It’s time to celebrate America’s national birthday. As we do so, we should recognize that millions of our ancestors, by their creative thinking, hard work, devotion to the common good, and personal sacrifices have helped make our …

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The False Gospel of American Exceptionalism

I sometimes wonder why Facebook has emerged as that place in our culture where people feel the freedom to tell you exactly how they feel about politics. Most of my Facebook friends are professing Christians, primarily of the evangelical variety. Many of them love to talk politics. If I were to summarize the majority of …

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