f you haven’t noticed, immigration has been a much hotter topic in Illinois news recently. As waves of migrants are bused up to Illinois from the southern border and as they try to find living space in shelters, airports and even police stations, Chicago and other cities are seriously struggling to find room for them all.
Immigrants have long swarmed America’s shores because of the opportunities afforded to all who arrive here. Historically, a person could start a business with all the potential risks and rewards involved or take the safer route of being employed by someone else. Employment and educational opportunities have been virtually unlimited, and the choice was yours to make.
Posted in Faith, Marriage/Family/Culture, Religious Liberty
Tagged America, Cancelling Christianity, Cancelling Christianity (Part 1), Christianity, Gerald Hiestand, immigration, Julian the Apostate, Matt Crawford, Religious Liberty, Tom Holland
It’s a topic that’s showing up more and more in books, thought pieces, news outlets, podcasts, and blogs, inside and outside the church: the secularization of America. Pew Research and Gallup (to name a few) have recently highlighted the rise of the “nones” (religiously unaffiliated) across the nation, specifically in the last several years.
Posted in Faith, Marriage/Family/Culture, Religious Liberty
Tagged Albert Mohler, America, Christian Worldview, church, Daniel Darling, Jim Davis, Michael Graham, Nicholas Kristof, Responding To American Secularization, Scripture
Kings and others have used the Bible and assumptions based upon narratives in it to support the divine right of monarchs, but their arguments were weak. History is largely the story of governments coming and going, kings and rulers rising and falling. It is a rather bleak narrative and is not complimentary to humanity. It begs the question, “Does the Bible address human government?”
Posted in Faith, Federal, Marriage/Family/Culture, Religious Liberty, Sanctity of Life, Sexuality
Tagged America, Constitution, Founders, George Washington, Gettysburg Address, Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death?, Great Britain, John Adams, John Wycliffe, King George, Lincoln, right to liberty, Right to Life, right to pursuit of happiness, The Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson, Tyranny
Why is there so much enthusiasm by so many people to celebrate non-heterosexual sexuality? For a whole month? It was June 11, 1999 that President Clinton proclaimed June as “Gay and Lesbian Pride Month.” President Obama changed it to “Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month” on May 31, 2011. Why do we even have it? Why are certain groups selected to have a day or a month dedicated to their recognition, celebration, honor, or just acknowledgment?
Posted in Faith, Federal, Marriage/Family/Culture, Pornography, Sexuality
Tagged America, and Inclusion, DEI, diversity, E Pluribus Unum, equity, Lindsay Graham, NBA, President Biden, President Clinton, President Obama, Pride month, Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence, Unity
On paper, the United States is a democratic republic. But one could argue that we have become a tyranny of thugs where people are afraid to speak their minds, and media giants shut down voices with which they disagree. In a republic the majority rules while the minority has significant protections. Amazingly, it is now an angry, vocal minority that rules. The majority is, by law, supposed to get its way, but many significant changes are being made in America against the will of the majority, the Constitution, and the laws of the land. We live in perilous times.
Illinois Democrats are hell-bent on passing a new law—the REACH Act —that will require every school-age child in Illinois government schools to be introduced to homosexuality and cross-sex impersonation through mandatory “comprehensive sex ed.” To be clear, that’s every child from kindergarten on up and in every school year. That’s in addition to the all the other pro-“LGBTQ” stuff in which leftists are drowning children...
Posted in Education
Tagged America, Big Brother, Comprehensive Sex Ed, crt, Culturally Responsive Teaching and Leading Standards, homosexuality, Illinois, Illinois Legislature, Leftists, LGBTQ, pandemic, pedophiles, polyamorists, polyamory, REACH Act, Republican, sex ed, STIs
All those Anti-Trump Christians who either did not vote for the oft-unpleasant Trump or, worse, voted for Befuddled Biden and his puppeteers now bear some culpability for ceding more control to those whose lust for power far exceeds their compassion for the weak or love of freedom. After leftists’ Russian-collusion disinformation ruse failed, they floundered about until the Chinese Communists came to their rescue. An ocean of blood has been and will be spilled at the hands of leftists, and all who played a part in facilitating their acquisition of more power bear a measure of guilt.
Regardless of what black Americans think, the police departments that protect and serve their communities should be defunded immediately. At least that is the latest propaganda being peddled in a bizarre new campaign by the far-left American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), a radical organization literally founded by members of the Communist Party USA.
Posted in Federal, Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged ACLU, America, American Civil Liberties Union, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Communism, Communist Party USA, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, LAPD, Louis Budenz, Peace Officers, Police, Police Department, Policemen, racism, Rodney King, Roger Baldwin, Soviet Union, William Z. Foster
No matter what you think of Trump’s character or rhetoric (I’ve never been a fan of either), his presidency accomplished many great things for America, perhaps chief among them getting the left—especially Big Tech—to expose its purulent underbelly. The real power today rests in the delicate fingers of the tech Oligarchs sitting behind their screens moving walls to trap Americans in their prison-like mazes equipped with virtual solitary confinement cells and freedom-crushing language rules euphemistically called “community standards” and “policies.” Trump was the immovable force that stood for a brief moment in their way.
Before you read this, you might want to have a fire extinguisher at the ready, because this news just may light your hair on fire. State Representative La Shawn K. Ford (D-Chicago) held a press conference on Sunday in which he called for all Illinois schools to cease teaching history because he’s “Concerned that current school history teaching leads to white privilege and a racist society.” In a press release titled in part “Call for the Abolishment of History Classes in Illinois Schools,” Ford proclaimed from his high horse,...
Posted in Education, Illinois Politics
Tagged 1619 Project, Abolish History, Abolishment, America, Black, Black Lives Matter, Chicago, Color, George Orwell, History, Illinois, Illinois schools, International Slave Trade, Jewis, John McWhorter, La Shawn K. Ford, LGBTQ, Meleika Gardner, New York Times, Nikole Hannah-Jones, Robin Rue Simmons, Shelby Steele, Thomas Sowell, Windy City Times, Xavier Joy
On July 10 at Walled Lake Western High School in Michigan, popular teacher Justin Kucera who taught AP World History and coached varsity baseball and basketball and who by all accounts never brought his politics into his teaching or coaching was fired for tweeting, “I’m done being silent. Donald Trump is our president.” Meanwhile...
Posted in Education, Marriage/Family/Culture
Tagged America, Christ, College, Dartmouth, Deerfield High School, Donald Trump, education, Elliot Hurtig, Harvard, homosexuality, Jeff Berger-White, Jesus Christ, John Ellis, John Stuart Mills, Justin Kucera, Leftists, Mark Levin, Nicole Estes, Paulette Loe, radical sexuality, schools, Scripture, Teachers, the Bible, Yale
It’s become almost a trope at this point among people who study and write about American religion and politics – evangelicals punch way above their weight. Their voter turnout has stayed relatively steady despite their drop in population share. But, I was working through some data today and noticed something that I don’t think that I’ve seen reported on much – atheists are incredibly politically active – more so than any other religious group.
Posted in Faith
Tagged America, athiests, Catholic, Democrat Party, elections, evangelical christians, Evangelicals, protestant, religion and politics, Republican Party, Ryan P. Burge, voter demographics
Despite the clever marketing and the dishonest media propaganda surrounding the group, Black Lives Matter is not actually about black lives or racism. Instead, it is a dangerous organization founded by self-proclaimed Marxists that seeks to dismantle the nuclear family and the market system. If BLM gets its way, black Americans and everyone else will suffer enormously.
One does not need to dig deep to learn the truth about Black Lives Matter. In fact, BLM leaders brag about it. “We are trained Marxists,” boasted BLM co-founder Patrisse Cullors speaking about the group’s “ideological frame” in an interview with The Real …
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Tagged Alicia Garza, America, Assata Shakur, Black Lives Matter, BLM, Christianity, Christians, Fidel Castro, Margaret Sanger, Marxism, Michael Brown, nuclear familyu, Patrisse Cullors, Planned Parenthood, Richard Wurmbrand, Soros, War on America and Christianity, Washington Times