One Fish, Two Fish, Government Fish…. Adieu Fish

June 10, 2012 in Monica Frede, Uncategorized

By Monica Frede   “Small businesses have always been the engine of our economy, creating 65% of all new jobs in America, and they must be at the forefront of our recovery. That’s why the recovery act was designed to help small businesses expand and create jobs.” – Pres. Obama in 2009 “Instead of giving tax breaks to corporations that ship jobs overseas, we want to give tax breaks to small business owners who are creating jobs right here in America. Already, we’ve given small businesses 8 new tax cuts and have expanded lending to more than 60,000 small business owners.” – Pres. Obama on July 24, 2010 “As a part of health reform, 4 million small business owners could be eligible this year for a health care tax credit worth perhaps tens of thousands of dollars. “ – Pres. Obama on Sept 27, 2010 President Obama and his administration
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The Founders’ Intent for the First Amendment

June 2, 2012 in Dan Hubert, Esq, Restoring God, Separation of Church and Culture, Uncategorized

By Daniel Hubert PART 1: THE HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press, or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” – The First Amendment of the U.S. Constitution Four distinct liberties appear in the first amendment, protected by the strongest language one could devise. At first glance, it is simply several separate liberties.  But they are, in fact, one singular liberty with four inter-dependent parts.  Likely, a half-drunken clerk, pulling an all-nighter, penned the last draft of the First Amendment.  The author scribbled them down hastily, probably at a tavern, and certainly as his whiskey and candlelight dwindled. To suggest the clerk’s intoxication is by no means a slight on the clerk.  It just demonstrates that a drunken
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HOMESCHOOLING: An Alternative to the Progressive Indoctrination Machine

March 24, 2012 in Caitlin Nicholas, Contributors, Education Policy, Restoring Family

By: Caitlin Nicholas   “You can’t make socialists out of individualists. Children who know how to think for themselves  spoil the harmony of the collective society which is coming, where everyone is interdependent.” – John Dewey, 19th Century Philosopher, Education Reformer “The philosophy of the schoolroom in one generation will be the philosophy of Government in the next.” – Abraham Lincoln, Self-Educated, Lawyer, U.S. President   In the past couple of years, our public school system has become more and more inefficient. Schools also continue to cross the line, when it comes to what is being taught— or what is no longer taught— to our youth. Sex education is one of the most controversial –subjects taught to middle and high school students. Schools are no longer -emphasizing abstinence in health class. Schools are -educating students about birth control, safe sex, abortion, –including the best methods to use in order to prevent pregnancy.
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The Immoral Government and Our Moral Opportunity

March 12, 2012 in Charitable Social Services, Contributors, Health Care, Monica Frede, Restoring Family, Restoring God, Separation of Church and Culture

By Monica Frede Earlier this week, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, President of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, penned a letter in response to recent visits by White House officials to the group of Catholic Bishops. In an effort to soothe the fiery debate ignited in recent weeks due to the Obama Administration’s mandate on private insurers providing its customers contraception coverage, the church leaders and White House staff discussed “the options.” Dolan’s letter, addressed to his Conference of Catholic Bishops, reaffirms the unapologetic position by the White House: How fortunate that we as a body have had opportunities during our past plenary assemblies to manifest our strong unity in defense of religious freedom. We rely on that unity now more than ever as HHS [Department of Health and Human Services] seeks to define what constitutes church ministry and how it can be exercised. The HHS seeks to constitute church ministry and
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Separation of State… From Church – Protecting Faith

February 20, 2012 in Nancy Oliver, Restoring God, Separation of Church and Culture

By Nancy Oliver All across our nation we are in a constant battle between the concepts of what impact Religion of all kinds should play in our culture and our political decisions. A great majority of our Founders and the citizens of their infant nation were Christians whether Catholic or Protestant. In Europe the views of the Christian faith deeply mattered in most of the nations, but our Founders knew the young Republic was comprised of diverse faiths. Most Anglos were in accordance with much of their neighbors of faith, but still sought to practice their faith in a way in which the diversity of the religions were free to practice as they wished. Religion will always play a preeminent role in shaping the mentality of our Nation’s people. Mentality is what establishes the cultural guidelines that follow; if we are a culture that allows individual liberties then we must be a moral
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The Consequences of a God-less Government

February 19, 2012 in Christine Warren, Restoring God, Separation of Church and Culture

By Christine Warren When our founding fathers wrote the United States Constitution in 1787, how could they have ever known the depths of the dangers that our country could or would face by our own government? How could they have known the degree of deceit, lies, and corruption that our elected officials would engage in for the pursuit of power, money, and control? How could they have known the level of importance of dividing the government’s power into three separate branches with checks and balances? The Founding Fathers knew all this because they encountered some wicked men whom they fought against for their own freedoms and independence. They rebelled against the British for the “holy cause of liberty.” It was well-known that they were Godly men who humbled themselves, got down on their knees and prayed publicly to God frequently, asking for true repentance and reformation. They trusted in Him
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The Dangers of the Entitlement Mentality

February 17, 2012 in Charitable Social Services, Ed Willing, Restoring God

By Ed Willing The Entitlement Mentality of our generation is a degenerative disease. The Entitlement Mentality has created a militia of ragged, angry civilians of all races and backgrounds. Like him or not (I happen to enjoy him from time to time), Rush Limbaugh had it right when he put the Hurricane Katrina mess into context: “What we’ve seen in New Orleans is first and foremost the utter failure of generation after generation after generation of the entitlement mentality.” Flood victims had been victimized twice, once by nature and again by the perception that government would somehow save them from nature’s rage, he said. “They had no idea what to do because they’ve been told somebody else was going to fix it.” After fostering dependency among the citizens of New Orleans, Limbaugh said state and local officials failed to respond to the dependency they helped create. And not just local
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