Category Archives: American History

“Crucify Him!”

That’s what the mob said of our sinless Savior, while at the same time demanding freedom for the known murderer and insurrectionist, Barabbas.  See Luke 23:18-25.  Today we are seeing a variation of that mob mentality, which I find ugly … Continue reading

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Remembering JFK

A comment to my last post about the Kennedy commencement speech got me to reminiscing about JFK. This morning I listened to the speech he gave at San Diego State. It was strong on education, backed up with a lot … Continue reading

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A Nation Under God Thanks God

First Thanksgiving Day Proclamation By President George Washington New York, 3 October 1789 By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation. Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to … Continue reading

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When God Has Had Enough

As we read in Joel 1:3 (“Tell it to your children, and let your children tell it to their children, and their children to the next generation.”) God’s plan was to reveal himself to humanity, using each generation to tell … Continue reading

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History In The Making

Today America witnessed history in the making.  For the first time since its ratification in 1789, the U.S. Constitution was actually read aloud in the House of Representatives by members of the 112th Congress.  Its seems as though the call … Continue reading

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College Tuition 45 Years Ago

TUP (Trickle Up Poverty) is full of gems.  One is on pages 245 and 246, in chapter 9, “School Daze: Eliminating the Propaganda Ministry”.  Savage paints a dramatic comparison of today’s education costs to what they were in 1965, the … Continue reading

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“When In The Course Of Human Events”

“When, in the course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENCE

Many of us refer to Independence Day as our nation’s birthday.  And many of us celebrate the 4th of July just like a big birthday party.  While there is nothing inherently wrong with that practice, it tends to pull us … Continue reading

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