Former U.S. congresswoman and 2012 Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann claimed that the "rapture of the Church" is looming and will be brought to reality due to the foreign policies of president Barack Obama, and added that God will punish the United States for disobeying His will.
As previously reported by The Christian Post, the 59-year-old Minnesotan recently spoke with Jan Markell on the "Understanding the End Times" radio program and labeled Obama's foreign policy — specifically his desire for a nuclear deal with Iran – as being "pro the goals of Islamic Jihad." She added that Obama's foreign policy will lead to the coming of the Islamic Messiah (Mahdi) and the return of Jesus Christ.
This past weekend, the second part of Bachmann's interview with Markell aired and Bachmann again asserted that the second coming of Christ is right around the corner. But in part two of the interview, she also weighed in on the impact that abortion and gay marriage have on God's view of the United States. more >>
An Arizona-based legal group has filed a lawsuit in federal court demanding that the Internal Revenue Service divulge information about an agreement it made with an atheist organization regarding the monitoring of churches.
The Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative group based in Scottsdale filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia earlier this month.
ADF's complaint charges that the IRS has failed to honor a Freedom of Information Act request made by the Alliance regarding the details of an agreement between the tax collecting federal body and the Madison, Wisconsin-based Freedom From Religion Foundation. more >>
Efforts to ban sexual orientation change efforts therapy for gay minors at the state level have experienced mixed results following President Barack Obama's recent endorsement of banning the controversial practice.
Earlier this month, the Obama administration declared its support for banning SOCE therapy for homosexual and transgender minors.
Immediately after the administration's declaration, Colorado's legislature killed a bill aimed at bringing a ban to the state. more >>
The Florida mailman made famous for flying a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn in an effort to urge Congress to reform the campaign finance system recently admitted that he never feared being shot down by authorities.
"I don't know if that message didn't get through, but I made every effort to give them advance notice because I didn't want to get shot down and, thankfully, I wasn't," Doug Hughes, the pilot who flew the copter, told "Good Morning America" on Monday.
Hughes was arrested and faces four years in prison and fines. His flight was not detected, according to a North American Aerospace Defense Command spokesman. more >>
"Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue." Hillary isn't a new bride but she's hoping to cross the threshold of the White House yet again—this time as president. If she wins her party's nomination, the likelihood that even her gender or name will ascend her to the highest office in the land isn't likely. Evidence of that are the lackluster sales of her latest book and her inept presidential campaign launch.
Many Democrats can't wait for 2020 when they can run a presidential candidate they're excited about. Until then, they'll throw Hillary the "here's your last chance" bone in this unlikely third Obama term in order to remove Hillary from the limelight once and for all. Democrats know a Hillary defeat would allow the country to heal after Obama's disastrous presidency. The real work of the party will be focusing on taking the Senate in 2016, while also finding and grooming the right candidate for 2020.
Meanwhile, expect to see liberal publications like The New York Times do some Hillary bashing from time to time in hopes of enticing an Elizabeth Warren run or an Al Gore resurgence. Rest assured once the GOP primaries begin, the left-wing media will have Hillary's back no matter what, knowing she doesn't stand a chance of winning without them. Her rendezvous at Chipotle and sit-downs with political operatives last week were nothing less than abysmal. Yet you'll never know that listening to mainstream media. They'll go only so far with their criticism knowing they may not have another candidate willing to take her place. more >>
As the U.S. Supreme Court prepares to hear oral arguments next Tuesday on whether states will continue to be free to define marriage for their own citizens, a number of amicus briefs have been filed arguing that the U.S. Constitution does not guarantee a fundamental right to same-sex marriage.
Heritage Foundation Senior Fellow Ryan Anderson and prominent attorney and constitutional law expert Gene Schaerr recently co-authored their own amicus brief that asserts that the U.S. Constitution does not require states to redefine marriage to allow for two individuals of the same gender to get married.
Speaking at a Heritage Foundation discussion on Monday, Anderson and Schaerr, a former associate counsel to President George H.W. Bush, explained their brief in detail and offered more reasons as to why the Supreme Court should not force a decision in favor of same-sex marriage on all 50 states to uphold as law. more >>