Recent US Commentary

No room in the inn: The unborn are crowded out like Jesus was

“She wrapped him in swaddling cloths and laid him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn” (Luke 2:7). The fact that there was no room for Jesus, Mary, and Joseph in the inn at Bethlehem on the first Christmas should make us wonder, because the birth of Christ was foreseen and planned by God from all eternity. Hundreds of years before it happened, the prophets announced he would be born of a virgin (Is. 7:14) and that Bethlehem would be his birthplace (Micah 5:2). Many other details of his life and death were also […]
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DADT repeal positive for US troops? Studies and troops say…no.

The cultural left is on the march to wreck the military, but hopefully the Senate’s impasse over tax cuts and the budget will run out the clock on “Don’t ask, don’t tell” repeal. Anyway, Family Research Council has done some great work exposing misinformation getting repeated throughout the mainstream media (MSM) – such as that the majority of troops have no problems with DADT repeal.  Consistently, the MSM has ignored the inconvenient truth about the 70 percent figure in the Pentagon’s Comprehensive Review Working Group (CRWG) study saying troops found repeal of DADT would have “positive, mixed, or no effect.” […]
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Chesterton and the defense of marriage

A hundred years ago, G.K. Chesterton argued that the greatest danger posed by Big Government is that it undermines the family. It has done this any number of ways, certainly in the obvious form of public education, which has replaced the authority of the family, but also, in many ways the role of the family, the functions of the family. But now there is a move afoot to get the government to redefine the family, as part of a modern culture that has tried to redefine everything. Words get politicized. Words degenerate. Words and meanings no longer fit each other. […]
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