"Remember ever, and always, that your country was founded by the stern old Puritans whose first act on touching the soil of the new world was to offer on bended knees thanksgiving to Almighty God" (paraphrase of Henry Wilson; 18TH U.S. Vice President).
Unlike today, many early political leaders were not ashamed to admit the true source of America's strength — they were biblically correct, rather than politically correct. They were statesmen, not politicians. A politician thinks of the next election; a statesman thinks of the next generation.
You may say, "Times change." And you are correct, but God's standards do not. The sin that once amazed us now amuses us; just look at what is considered "entertainment" today. When sin begins to amuse us, we are dangerously close to the edge — "Woe to those who call evil good, and good evil" (Isaiah 5:20). more >>
Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz said that he will push for a ban against Syrian Muslims entering the United States, citing the Obama administration and intelligence agencies inability to identify refugees from terrorists.
"We should not be allowing Muslim refugees from countries where ISIS and al Qaeda have control of significant amounts of territory because of the inability of this administration, the inability of our intelligence sources to distinguish between who is and is not an ISIS terrorist," Cruz told Jon Karl of ABC News.
President Obama vowed during the G20 Summit in Turkey Monday that there will be no religious test for refugees affected by the Islamic State, adding such a "test" would be "un-American" and "shameful." more >>
For average, everyday lonely Americans like Fred, flipping through television channels on a Saturday night has become a ritual.
Still waiting for replies to women he queried on a dating site, Fred finishes off his second pint of ice cream as he comes across a peculiar sight on network TV.
"I was just looking for a good action flick to watch, when I saw Hillary Clinton awkwardly standing around with a couple other guys," explains the man who lives in his parents' basement. more >>
Outspoken evangelist the Reverend Franklin Graham has stated that the attacks in Paris and Beirut have shown that "Islam has declared war on the world."
In a statement posted on his Facebook page Monday evening, the head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association also mentioned other brutal attacks by Islamic terrorists.
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin who was also the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee says she is willing to run for office again if God opens the door.
"I would [consider a run for office] because ... we know that we're equipped with passions, with interests, we're given those by our creator," said Palin while promoting her latest book, Sweet Freedom, a devotional, on Fox News Radio with host Brian Kilmeade.
"And they're put in us not to frustrate us or tease us, or to just sit on those interests or those gifts of talent — but they're to put us on a road toward fulfillment, toward productivity, ultimately helping other people. And I know that built within me is certainly passion for this country," she said. more >>
As concerns mount in the U.S. and Europe about the background of Syrian refugees, police in Turkey arrested eight suspects Wednesday who are believed to be Islamic State militants.
The alleged terrorists posing as refugees were arrested in Istanbul's Ataturk Airport. According to the Daily Express, one of the eight men had a hand-drawn picture of a route that would have them traveling through several European countries and eventually into Germany.
Turkish media claimed the alleged imposters arrived from Casablanca, Morocco, on Tuesday. Turkey has an estimated million and a half refugees who have fled IS and is a main transition point for some refugees, many whom are trying to make their way to Western Europe. more >>