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Trading Liberty For Peace

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 172 Current Event According to the Washington Times, December 6, 2012 Church’s ‘Charlie Brown’ Christmas play a casualty of culture wars A new battle line has been drawn in the church/state debate over an unlikely source — “A Charlie Brown Christmas.” One such stage adaptation recently became the center [...]

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Giving Thanks To Which God?

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 168 Current Event According to US News; November 20, 2012 More Americans Will Use Food Stamps For Thanksgiving This Year Than Ever Before RSS Feed Print More Americans will use food stamps to buy their Thanksgiving dinner this year than ever before, according to a new report from the [...]

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Dropping The Work Requirement

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 167 Current Event According to  FoxNews.com/AP; July 23, 2012 House GOP questions legal grounds for changes to welfare work requirements House Republicans said Monday they were “disappointed” with the Obama administration’s plan to waive mandatory work requirements for welfare and questioned the legal grounds being used to make such [...]

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The ultimate aphrodisiac

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 166 Current Event According to Forbes.com, Sept 23, 2012 Why the Fuss? Obama Has Long Been On Record In Favor Of Redistribution …………………………………………………………….. According to the Washington Times, Sept 19, 2012 Obama ’01 – laments Constitution hasn’t been interpreted to provide for ‘wealth redistribution’ President Obama: “But the Supreme [...]

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Unconstitutional Administration on Immigration

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 164 Current Event According to FoxNews.com; October 13, 2012 Obama’s refusal to deport illegal aliens unconstitutional, say law professors Two law professors, including one who served in the Bush Justice Department, have published a paper charging that President Obama violated the Constitution with his directive to law enforcement not [...]

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Nun’s Risky Mix of Church and State

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 161 Current Event According to an interview by Bill Moyers with one of the Nuns on the Bus spokes person: Full Show: Nuns, Faith and Politics (here is a key excerpt) …………… BILL MOYERS: In the Bible, as you say, when Jesus speaks of helping the poor, feeding the [...]

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Unequal Application of Election Law

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 156 Current Event According to the National Review On Line; January 12, 2010 Coates Speaks The Best He Can It’s not news that Christopher Coates, the former chief of the Voting Section of the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department, was relieved of his post on January 5 [...]

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President Can’t Wait on The Constitution

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 155 Current Event According to MSNBC.com; April 24, 2012 Obama: Can’t hardly wait The New York Times examines how Obama is using his executive powers as he faces a Congress blocking many of his initiatives.” But increasingly in recent months, the administration has been seeking ways to act without [...]

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Drop Fees “for the children”

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 154 Current Event Fox News/| Associated Press; May 27, 2012 Schumer asks airlines to drop seat fee for kids Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) is urging airlines to allow families with young children to sit together without paying extra. The New York Democrat is reacting to an Associated Press story [...]

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Elmbrook Can Recover Liberty

Current Events        vs.       Founding Documents Entry 152 Current Event According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, July 23, 2012 Elmbrook loses graduation ceremony appeal The Elmbrook School District violated the constitutional separation of church and state by holding graduation ceremonies inside Elmbrook Church, the 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Monday. Writing for the majority [...]

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