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1st Presidential Inaugural Address

In his Inaugural Address to both Houses of Congress, April 30, 1789, George Washington proclaimed:

Such being the impressions under which I have, in obedience to the public summons, repaired to the present station; it would be peculiarly improper to omit in this first official Act, my fervent supplications to that Almighty Being who rules over the Universe, who presides in the Councils of Nations, and whose providential aids can supply every human defect, that his benediction may consecrate to the liberties and happiness of the People of the United States, a Government instituted by themselves for these essential purposes: and may enable every instrument employed in its administration to execute with success, the functions allotted to his charge. 390 more words

Caged Bird Sings Out

Can farming return to a better state?

Berry believes that the existence and the quality of farming has deteriorated in modern times. One of the main ideas he stresses in “Nature as Measure” is the idea that a piece of land cannot be farmed in the same manner as any farm–someone, who is accustomed to the local area and knows what practices would be best for the climate of that particular place and what crops or animals would thrive, would be needed. 446 more words

United States of America, Christianity, and the world

For those who scoff at the idea of the United States having a Christian foundation, here is another piece of conveniently forgotten history.  The Constitutional Congress argued and debated and could not agree on a document that would lead the new nation that was in birth.  625 more words

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Especially the Household of Faith

So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to those who are of the household of faith. Galatians 6:10  1,883 more words

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Pew on Immigration 1850 to 2013

I was born during a period of historically low immigration in the United States. The percentage of foreign born Americans reached its nadir during my childhood. 108 more words

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The Dangers of Support and Defend

Writing in the January 2017 Military Review, Richard Adams provides an important caveat in relation to my recent post, Support and Defend the Constitution… 377 more words

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Trump - Don of a New Amerika?

This inauguration was a strange and powerful event. I was as shocked and horrified as many at the thought of a ruthless property tycoon holding the powerful position of American President. 1,105 more words

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