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Category: Politics

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As a number of former senior Israeli officials pointed out in the course of Operation Protective Edge,  Jerusalem had only two possible strategic options to choose from as it entered this fight. The first involved seeking to inflict serious damage on Hamas’s military capabilities in an operation limited in scope. The goal of such a…

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rhodes

Criticized for ignoring a genocide of Christians in Iraq, the White House arranged a meeting Thursday of a top adviser to President Obama with representatives of Iraqi and Assyrian Christians. The White House said that during the meeting, Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes “condemned the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant’s (ISIL) ongoing…

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bloodmoney

Mark Olson, a former liberal activist, has published research demonstrating the devastating economic impact abortion-on-demand has had on the American economy. Olson’s research finds that more than $16 trillion in federal revenue, roughly the size of our national debt, has been lost due to abortion. “The figure of 55 million persons aborted, typically reported by…

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graham

The head of Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, Rev Franklin Graham declares that, “Heaven is not for cowards!” He also called for Christians to stand up for their biblical values despite social opposition in a recent interview with Decision magazine. He commented: “Christians cannot ignore parts of God’s World because they are…

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wealth

Through much of the post-war period in the West, the formation of economic policy was dominated by Keynesian activism on the part of governments seeking an increasing role in providing public services, reducing material poverty, and reshaping income redistribution. In the United States, President John F. Kennedy launched the New Frontier program and his successor,…

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truth

One of the primary critiques of religion popular among New Atheists and secularists generally is that it is arrogant and close-minded for any group to claim a monopoly on truth. The idea that a divine creator had a plan and ordered things a certain way, that he (or she, or it) revealed the Truth to…

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Israel

Unless one has lived in a cave with no access to any type of internet, television, radio, or print journalism, then one probably knows that there are currently problems in Israel. Actually, to say there are problems may be putting it too mildly.  The Palestinians, spurred on by a Palestinian terrorist group known as Hamas,…

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puzzle

Can such a thing as a “liberal Christian” actually exist? Is it possible for Christianity and liberalism to co-exist? Questions like this, when asked, may sound like they are meant in jest.  But actually, they are not meant to be funny at all. In reality, the question reflects a quiet serious inquiry. And furthermore, the…

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rocks

One woman, at least, is safe. Throughout much of her pregnancy, she had been in prison in Khartoum, capital of the Republic Sudan, living with the dread expectation that she would be hanged once her baby was born. Her crime was that she had married a Christian and been accused by the authorities of apostasy,…

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steep

Amid a crackdown on religion in eastern China’s Zhejiang province, hundreds of Chinese police removed a cross from the steeple of a church in the coastal region on Monday, reports the Associated Press. The police apparently told the Longgang Huai En Church that its 10-foot-tall red cross exceeded building height limits and thus used a…

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goodlie

“The ‘Lost Boys’ of Sudan are a generation that was displaced. They lost their homes and families in the war between Sudan’s Arab Islamic government against the Christians, animists, and black Africans in the South. More than 2 million people have died as the war has dragged on for 17 years.” Now their story is…

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texas

Texas has experienced a 13 percent decline in its abortion rate since lawmakers pased a bill that requires abortion providers to meet basic health and safety standards at their facilities. The new law has led some clinic owners to close instead of paying for the mandatory upgrades. According to a recently published study by the…

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