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Trump the Theocrat?

By | May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|

by David Barton In 1945, George Orwell penned Animal Farm. One of his characters was Squealer the pig, who arbitrarily redefined words so that they would mean what he wanted. As Orwell explained about Squealer, “he could turn black into white” as part of his attempt to get the other animals [...]

What God’s People Want to Know – George Barna

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|

Introduction To evaluate the potential role of the Christian Church in the 2016 election, a national survey among spiritually active Christians who are politically conservative or moderate was conducted during July and August of 2015. The research was conducted by the American Culture & Faith Institute, a division of United [...]

The United States of . . . Not America

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles|

The United States of . . . Not America by David Barton Here’s a simple question: “What is America’s first-protected, most-important, and longest-cherished politically-protected right?” The answer? The rights of religious conscience. But the Supreme Court of Washington State just became another [1] in the line of recent courts [2] who [...]

Is America a Christian Nation?

By | February 14th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Issues and Articles, Library|

  Is America a Christian Nation? by David Barton Modern claims that America is not a Christian nation are rarely noticed or refuted today because of the nation’s widespread lack of knowledge about America’s history and foundation. To help provide the missing historical knowledge necessary to combat today’s post-modern revisionism, presented [...]

President Obama’s Misguided Sense of Moral Equivalency

By | February 13th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

David Barton - 02/09/2015   Last week, the president made headlines by comparing historic Christianity with modern radical Islam. Cautioning Christians, he warned: And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds [...]

Federal Judges: Demigods?

By | February 10th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Federal Judges: Demigods? By David Barton You may recall pictures of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sitting on the front row in Congress sleeping during President Obama’s State of the Union Address. News recently broke explaining why: “I wasn't 100% sober.” 1 A State of the Union message is a [...]

Presidential Protestors Don’t Understand America

By | January 23rd, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles|

by David BartonThe Inauguration of Donald Trump was remarkable in many ways, not the least of which was that six different individuals offered prayers, with four of those prayers ending in Jesus’ name and the other two openly quoting from the Bible. 1 Clearly absent was the typical government-mandated politically-correct prayer. [...]

Religious Activities at Presidential Inaugurations

By | January 18th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles|

by David BartonAmericans have long believed that civic ceremonies such as presidential inaugurations should include religious activities. Recently, some individuals and groups have raised objections to these activities, often arguing that they violate the Founders’ supposed commitment to secularizing the public square by separating church and state. 1 These arguments have [...]

Franklin’s Appeal for Prayer at the Constitutional Convention

By | December 31st, 2016|Categories: Issues and Articles|

Although authorized by the Congress of the Confederation, the Constitutional Convention of 1787 was nevertheless cloaked with secrecy and confidentiality. The official papers of the Convention sat in the Department of State, untouched, until 1818. Yet in retrospect, the gathering reveals both the men and the issues they faced during the [...]

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