Tag Archives: Politics

Follow the Leader…Right Into “Meltdown”

I have lived in California for nearly three years now and I have confirmed in my time here that Californians take pride in their state.  Why are they proud?  Because California sets the pace of our nation – at least … Continue reading

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Is Gay Marriage a Game to You?

Today, Vermont became the fourth state to legalize gay marriage joining Connecticut, Massachusetts, and Iowa.  The decision came down to a 100-49 vote in the House, which was the minimum vote required to overturn a veto issued by Vermont governor … Continue reading

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When you’re desperate for money, anything goes

The economic situation has impacted us all.  We have become creative in our attempts to cut our spending and increase our income.  Well, the State of California is becoming creative too.  They are discussing a way to bring more income … Continue reading

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When Gay Rights and Religious Liberty Collide

In a blog posted on Christianity Today’s website, Mollie Ziegler Hemingway discusses the methods being used by gay rights activists to make their point.  She argues that “obnoxious, bigoted mobs that won’t tolerate any disagreement don’t usually win supporters.”  Her … Continue reading

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Hey L.A. County, No Cussing This Week!

The first week of March is No Cussing Week in Los Angeles County.  I know what many of you are thinking:  “Those ridiculous Christians have gotten their way again!  Will they ever stop?” Well, I am not sure if the … Continue reading

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Who Is Your Hero?

Apparently, for most Americans, Barack Obama is their hero.  Obama is followed by Jesus Christ, Martin Luther King, Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, Abraham Lincoln, John McCain, John F. Kennedy, Chesley Sullenberger, and Mother Teresa. This list is based on … Continue reading

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A Christian Perspective on Mortgage Bailout

As talk of more government spending to help bail out struggling homeowners spreads, I have to admit I am pondering what it is going to mean for me, my children and even my grandchildren.  I know the money has to come from somewhere … Continue reading

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Who to Protect When the Prisons are Full?

All across the country, prisons are overflowing.  In California, the prison system has nearly double the number of inmates that it is designed to hold.  The overcrowding has led to unsafe working conditions for prison employees, inadequate medical facilities to care for … Continue reading

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What the Oval Office and the Church Have In Common

Much has been said over the last several days about what is and is not proper attire for the Oval Office.  President Obama has said that he wants anyone in the office to wear a shirt and tie out of … Continue reading

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Obama Closes Gitmo – Who Is Acting More Christian Now?

President Obama has signed an executive order that will shut down the Guantanamo Bay detention center.  This detention center has come under frequent attack during the Iraq war with accusations of improper treatment of detainees there.  It is alleged that … Continue reading

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