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“Founding Fathers” Under Attack

 Founding Fathers

The city of San Diego has been concerned about their city workers dropping some “F-bombs” on this President’s Day.

Yes, “F-Words” in the form of “Founding Fathers.”

This warning first appeared in a city-issued manual entitled “Bias-Free Language.” According to a report from Fox News and the Pacific Justice Institute, it “instructs workers to eliminate from their vocabulary a number of words and phrases considered gender biased, including “the common man,” “manmade,” “man up” and many others.” Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP!

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The third Monday in February is designated as President’s Day. All Presidents, living and dead, are recognized and honored.

However, special honor is given to our first President, George Washington, born on February 22nd, and our 16th President, Abraham Lincoln, who was born on this day, February 12th in 1809. Lincoln is one of America’s most admired Presidents. Called the Great Emancipator for his role in abolishing slavery, Lincoln was a unifying influence during the most divisive time in America’s history, the Civil War.

Lincoln was a man of faith, courage and humility. He was also a man of great persistence and perseverance. His life was filled with many problems, challenges and set backs. Here’s a brief sketch of Lincoln’s road to the White House. Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Bible

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“It is impossible to rightly govern without God and the Bible, once affirmed our first President George Washington.

In his farewell address, September 19, 1796, Washington said, “The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of right and order which Heaven itself has ordained. … Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.” Continue reading

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What Do Past Presidents Think of the Bible?

Presidents.Day.Bible“It is impossible to rightly govern without God and the Bible, once affirmed our first President George Washington.  In his farewell address, September 19, 1796, Washington said, “The propitious smiles of Heaven can never be expected on a nation that disregards the eternal rules of right and order which Heaven itself has ordained. … Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.”  Continue reading

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President’s Day Reflections: What Substitute for a Religious Society?

This from CNSNews.com as I write my blog on this President’s day, February 20, 2012 

Shaun Casey, the religious affairs adviser to presidential candidate Barack Obama in 2008, said at a discussion on Tuesday about “God and Politics” that the demise of religious society in the United States is a good thing.

“I, frankly, am glad American civil religion is dying,” said Casey, who is an associate professor of Christian Ethics at Wesley Theological Seminary in Washington, D.C. Continue reading

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