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Americans educated by government today are, for the most part, hopelessly ignorant of their own nation’s history—and that’s no accident. They’re beyond ignorant when it comes to civics, too. On the history of the rest of the world, or the history of communism, Americans are generally clueless as well. This was all by design, of course.
A recent Barna Survey said church attendance has been declining nationwide over the past 10 years. While the San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose area ranked as America's most de-churched, eight of the top 10 "post-Christian" cities in America are all in the Northeastern United States. In Illinois, Chicago came in at number 19, the Quad-cities area at 50 and Champaign-Springfield-Decatur in the center of the state came in at 55 on this ominous list.