Want to know what the Indiana “Religious Freedom Bill” is REALLY about? Check out what “Democratic” President Clinton had to say on the signing of the Federal Bill in 1993. (Clip Below)
Why do I come back to American politics from time to time? I suppose I just love the country of my origins and feel a heavy burden when I think of the direction it is heading. I know, it’s a tension in my gut that I hate at times. Yes, I do 100% believe the Kingdom of God supersedes the Kingdom of America. Yes, I really do believe that Christ is the answer to all of our wounds and that politics are insufficient for the cure. But when I see the media and leftist agenda blitzkrieging against the Governor of Indiana with false interpretations and accusations I feel a compulsion to say something in hopes that it might help someone. (more…)
Russian IWD Poster.
Today is International Women’s Day which is a big thing in parts of the world like Europe. The first time I heard about this celebration was when Deb and I lived in Russia back in the mid 90s where IWD is a huge deal. The roots of this movement began in the early 1900s on the heels of the industrial revolution where women experienced great oppression and unfairness. In 1908, some 15,000 women marched through New York City demanding shorter hours, better pay, and voting rights. This movement continued in other countries and the first official day of celebration was held in Austria in 1911 and followed in the US with the 19th Amendment in 1920. On this day of celebration I’m remembering some influential ladies in my life and am thankful for them, but I’m also a bit saddened at the agenda of the modern feminist movement. Is this because I’m opposed to women’s suffrage and really am a chauvinist at heart? No. Rather, it’s because I am totally for women and sense that what has arisen out of this healthy and right call for equality has now morphed into a recipe for tears. The problem that many may not grasp is the mistake of equating equality for sameness and thus a drive to purposefully remove any difference between the genders. (more…)