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Commentary: Economic Stimulus 101: Reaganomics vs. Obamanomics

President Obama says the economy is the worst since the Great Depression. Actually, it is the worst since the Reagan recession of 1982–83. Further, the 2009 market crash is not the worst since 1929 but since 1987 – also on Ronald Reagan’s watch. How was Ronald Reagan’s response to these economic crises different from what […]

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Parental Rights Amendment gains momentum

An international treaty now being considered may endanger American families. The government may be legally obligated to infringe upon parental rights if a controversial, legally-binding international treaty known as the U.N. Convention on the Rights of the Child is ratified. If this occurs, as the Obama administration urges, the treaty would supersede even the U.S. […]

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Al Gore’s firm supports alternative stem cell research

Former Vice-President Al Gore recently announced his involvement in a venture reportedly worth $20 million that will boost research in a major alternative to embryonic stem cells strongly supported by pro-lifers. The research will focus on induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS), which are made by reprogramming everyday skin cells to act like embryonic stem cells. […]

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Miss California gets standing ovation

Miss California Carrie Prejean may have her critics in Hollywood and the pageant industry, but she found a friendly crowd when the audience at the 40th annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards gave her a standing ovation. Prejean was runner-up in the Miss USA pageant, and some observers believe she lost the crown when she […]

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Can the recession cause you to pack on the pounds?

Consumers are used to buying cheap cereals and processed foods in order to save money. And in the midst of a recession, this unhealthy habit may seem more crucial than before. But, the reality is that these are the very foods that are causing obesity, inflammation and sickness. According to some nutrition experts, a recession […]

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Churches censoring the national anthem?

“In God we trust.” It’s our national motto. Yet even this simple statement of faith is being challenged by those who would remove any acknowledgment of God from the public square. Sadly, many Christians, and even our churches, are unwitting supporters of this censorship. We are censoring ourselves! How? The national motto did not just […]

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College students choose ‘friends with benefits’ sex

In a recent survery, 60 percent of college students said they had been in a “friends with benefits” relationship – a no-commitment sexual arrangement. The study, published in the journal Archives of Sexual Behavior and featured on FoxNews.com, supports previous research on why students have these relationships. Researchers interviewed 125 students at Wayne State University […]

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Congress & forced abortions in China

Congress has rejected attempts to retain a pro-life policy that bars federal funding for organizations that support coercive abortion programs overseas. The Senate defeated an amendment March 5 that would have restored the policy, known as the Kemp-Kasten Amendment, to the $410 billion omnibus spending bill under consideration. The House of Representatives also rejected an […]

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Churches respond to mental illness

Living with depression – or any other form of mental illness – is like viewing life “through a glass darkly,” according to Jessy Grondin, a student in Vanderbilt University’s Divinity School. “It distorts how you see things,” she says. Like one in four Americans, Grondin wrestles with mental illness, having struggled with severe bouts of […]

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