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  • Pope Smacks Down Girl Scout Leaders Over Gender Issues

    07/03/2015 6:21:41 AM PDT · by Morgana · 23 replies ^ | july 2, 2015 | Austin Ruse
    As the Girl Scouts USA continues to hemorrhage members and money because of its continued support of what many see as extreme ideological ideas, Girl Scout leaders from around the world converged on the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis, only to receive a gentle but firm scolding on gender ideology. The optics were clear. The group, which has staked out positions in opposition to Christian teaching on abortion and human sexuality, met with Francis hoping the thousands of daughters and moms exiting Scouting would have a second thought. Pictures of Girl Scouts USA CEO Anna Marie Chavez shaking hands...
  • Barack Obama’s Latest Crackpot Claim: “Islam Has Always Been a Part of America”

    08/13/2010 10:40:50 AM PDT · by Justaham · 102 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 8-13-10 | Jim Hoft
    In his annual Ramadan statement released yesterday Barack Obama claimed that, “Islam has always been a a part of America.” From the White House website: On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I want to extend our best wishes to Muslims in America and around the world. Ramadan Kareem. Ramadan is a time when Muslims around the world reflect upon the wisdom and guidance that comes with faith, and the responsibility that human beings have to one another, and to God. This is a time when families gather, friends host iftars, and meals are shared. But Ramadan is also...
  • H. Res. 397 IH [American Heritage;American History]

    07/04/2010 8:23:56 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies
    GOV TRACK.US ^ | May 4, 2009 | Rep. Randy Forbes
    STEPPING BACK IN TIME... Note: The following text is a quote: May 4, 2009 - Introduced in House. This is the original text of the bill as it was written by its sponsor and submitted to the House for consideration. This is the latest version of the bill currently available on GovTrack. HRES 397 IH 111th CONGRESS 1st Session H. RES. 397 Affirming the rich spiritual and religious history of our Nation’s founding and subsequent history and expressing support for designation of the first week in May as ‘America’s Spiritual Heritage Week’ for the appreciation of and education on America’s...
  • Is America a Christian Nation? David Barton

    07/09/2009 5:30:31 PM PDT · by jer33 3 · 31 replies · 3,400+ views
    In Touch Ministries ^ | July 2009 | David Barton
    Is America a Christian Nation? Many people don't think so today. The truth is, however, that our great nation was founded on principles that are all throughout the Bible. Author and historian David Barton highlights our christian heritage in this eye opening message.
  • Pentagon Briefings No Longer Quote the Bible

    05/19/2009 10:56:19 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 14 replies · 1,175+ views
    Fox News ^ | May 19, 2009
    WASHINGTON - The Pentagon said Monday it no longer includes a Bible quote on the cover page of daily intelligence briefings it sends to the White House as was practice during the Bush administration. Pentagon spokesman Bryan Whitman said he did not know how long the Worldwide Intelligence Update cover sheets quoted from the Bible. Air Force Maj. Gen. Glen Shaffer, who was responsible for including them, retired in August 2003, according to his biography. For a period in 2003, at least, the daily reports prepared for President George W. Bush carried quotes from the books of Psalms and Ephesians...
  • Christmas Trees Absent From University of North Carolina Libraries This Year

    12/06/2008 2:01:00 PM PST · by Baladas · 24 replies · 823+ views
    FOX News ^ | December 6, 2008 | staff
    Christmas trees that have graced the two main libraries at the University of North Carolina won't be displayed this year, after numerous complaints, The Charlotte Observer reported. The trees have stood in the lobbies of Wilson and Davis libraries at the Chapel Hill campus during December. This year, they are being kept in storage. Sarah Michalak, the associate provost for university libraries, told the newspaper that she made the decision after several years of complaints from employees and others. “We strive in our collection to have a wide variety of ideas,” she said. “It doesn't seem right to celebrate one...
  • Atheists Sue President Over National Prayer Day

    10/04/2008 2:27:00 AM PDT · by AndyTheBear · 111 replies · 1,345+ views
    Fox News ^ | October 3, 2008 | Associated Press
    MADISON, Wis. — The nation's largest group of atheists and agnostics is suing President Bush, the governor of Wisconsin and other officials over the federal law designating a National Day of Prayer.
  • Common Learning Agenda Blues

    01/08/2008 9:57:25 AM PST · by bs9021 · 88+ views
    Campus Report ^ | January 8, 2008 | Malcolm Kline
    Common Learning Agenda Blues by: Malcolm A. Kline, January 08, 2008 Those who argue that colleges and universities lack standards may be incorrect but only technically. “Under the current curriculum guidelines, students must take four humanities and two social science classes that could include history and political science,” Bucknell’s Nick Mozal writes of that Pennsylvania university’s “Common Learning Agenda.” “However, there is no course requirement to teach students the core history and cultural heritage of the United States.” “Students have difficulty even finding such a course.” Mozal presides over the Bucknell University Conservatives Club, which publishes The Counterweight newspaper, in...
  • Christian Alternative to Secular Girl Scouts Growing, Expanding

    08/06/2007 2:13:36 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 22 replies · 621+ views
    Christian Post ^ | Fri, Aug. 03, 2007 Posted: 20:14:11 PM EST | anon
    Christian Alternative to Secular Girl Scouts Growing, Expanding,_Expanding.htm American Heritage Girls (AHG), a Christian alternative to Girl Scouts, has entered a new phase of growth this month with plans to expand to all 50 states by 2008. Fri, Aug. 03, 2007 Posted: 20:14:11 PM EST American Heritage Girls (AHG), a Christian alternative to Girl Scouts, has entered a new phase of growth this month with plans to expand to all 50 states by 2008. The 12-year-old organization offering girls programs that are God-centered has experienced unprecedented growth in recent years while large secular organizations such as t Girl...
  • FIRST-PERSON: Not your mom's Girl Scouts

    04/27/2007 7:00:56 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 23 replies · 728+ views
    Baptist Press ^ | Apr 26, 2007 | Penna Dexter
    FIRST-PERSON: Not your mom's Girl Scouts By Penna Dexter Apr 26, 2007 DALLAS (BP)--Did you get your Girl Scout cookies this year? Those delectable Thin Mints, those yummy Do-Si-Dos, the melt-in-your mouth Tagalongs. Ya' know, they say these treats no longer contain trans fats. Perhaps the cookies are more wholesome than they were when I sold them oh-so-many years ago. But the national organization that promotes their sale, the Girl Scouts of the USA, is not. Pro-family Americans have admired the Boy Scouts' unwavering opposition -- even under intense pressure -- to get the organization to permit homosexuals to...
  • Always: A singer’s journey through the life of Irving Berlin

    08/08/2006 2:53:50 PM PDT · by fgoodwin · 3 replies · 273+ views
    American Heritage ^ | November 1998 | SUSANNA McCORKLE
    Always: A singer’s journey through the life of Irving Berlin American Heritage Magazine November 1998 Volume 49, Issue 7 BY SUSANNA McCORKLE Like most baby boomers, I grew up hearing his songs and taking them for granted. I never gave a thought to who Irving Berlin was or how he had come to write the music that flowed through our lives. In the 1970s I saw a newspaper photograph of him singing “God Bless America” in the Nixon White House during Watergate and immediately consigned both him and the song to the “wrong” side. When I became a singer...
  • Jeff Head on Ken Bagwell's show 3/31/2006 11 AM Eastern - Klamath, Immigration, China

    03/30/2006 8:51:19 PM PST · by Jeff Head · 32 replies · 1,490+ views
    Ken Bagwell's Show ^ | 30 March 2006 | Jeff Head
    I have been invited to be a guest on Ken Bagwell's, "Heads Up America", show on Friday morning (tomorrow) at 11 AM Eastern Time, 10 AM Central, 9 AM MOuntain, and 8 AM Pacific. The topics will include: The aftermath and current situation at Klamath, including my book, The Stand at Klamath Falls Illegal Immigration and the need for the American people to stand and demand and end to it. The Red China Threat and my book series, The Dragon's Fury Series. Ken is a conservative, all-American talk show host. He was very supportive of the Klamath Farmers during the...
  • Please Support HFA’s Blue Ribbon Campaign

    09/03/2005 6:59:34 PM PDT · by skimmer66 · 198+ views
    Homemakers for America website ^ | 09032005 | Kimberly Fletcher
    The day after Hurricane Katrina ripped through the gulf coast, my husband sent me pictures of the devastation during and after the storm from Keesler AFB in Biloxi Mississippi. My heart ached as I thought of all those military families stationed at Keesler who were already under the strain of separation from the war. I felt an instant anxiety as if my own family members had suffered. Then I realized that is what many of us feel. The people in New Orleans, Biloxi, and all those places affected by this storm are our fellow Americans. They are our brothers and...
  • Putting God Back Into American History

    02/26/2005 12:51:02 PM PST · by wagglebee · 37 replies · 1,531+ views
    New York Times ^ | 2/27/05 | DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK
    WASHINGTON — On a recent evening, David Barton, a leading conservative Christian advocate for emphasizing religion in American history, stood barefoot on a bench in the rotunda of the United States Capitol Building with a congressman by his side and about a hundred students from Oral Roberts University at his feet. "Isn't it interesting that we have all been trained to recognize the two least religious founding fathers?" Mr. Barton asked, pointing to Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin in a painting on the wall. "And compared to today's secularists these two guys look like a couple of Bible-thumping evangelicals!" Even...
  • Cowboy Up... Congress Approves Mustang Slaughter

    11/26/2004 5:37:54 PM PST · by mommadooo3 · 206 replies · 2,579+ views
    Yahoo HRB/etc ^ | n/a | n/a
    Congress Approves Mustang Slaughter PLEASE HELP, PLEASE PASS ON....................... Stealthily tucked within a much larger appropriations bill (HR 4818) while no one was watching, Congress approved measures this weekend to end 33 years of Federal protection for an America Treasure, our "Living Legends" - wild free-roaming horses and burros on public lands. This bill seems to have broadsided everyone, including many BLM personnel, who had drafted their own plans to handle the problem, and thought their plan would work. Since both House and Senate have already passed it, the only hope left is to get Bush not to sign it...
  • American Heritage magazine: Reagan overrated President

    10/15/2004 9:26:22 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies · 1,057+ views
    American Heritage ^ | October 2004 | Kevin Baker
    As often happens with our Presidents, the recent outpouring of grief over the death of Ronald Reagan has tended to distort the historical record. This is certainly understandable, especially considering Reagan’s tragic final illness, which by all accounts he faced with typical personal courage for as long as he could.
  • Girl Scouts’ Stumble Boosts Christian-Based American Heritage Girls

    03/31/2004 2:36:11 AM PST · by coffeebreak · 52 replies · 530+ views
    Concerned Women for America ^ | 03/30/04 | Martha Kleder
    What started as a local boycott of Girl Scout cookies in Waco, Texas, has blossomed into a nationwide investigation into the connection between the Girl Scouts and Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest abortion provider. At the same time, the Christian-based American Heritage Girls (AHG) is picking up new members and troop leaders thanks to the controversy. “We are Christ-centered, not God-centered, and that makes a huge difference,” American Heritage Girls founder Patti Garibay told CWA. “Just since the article in the March 22, 2004, USA Today, we have had 800,000 hits to our Web site, over 400 requests for information...
  • Christian alternative to Girl Scouts thriving

    03/28/2004 5:52:15 PM PST · by Lizavetta · 14 replies · 296+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | Angela Brown
    Group draws parents upset with troops' policies CRAWFORD -- Donna Coody disbanded her 7-year-old daughter's Brownie troop and took her 9-year-old daughter out of another Girl Scout troop because she was upset over the organization's endorsement of two Planned Parenthood sex education seminars. But Coody didn't want her daughters and their friends to miss out on camping trips, educational activities and service projects. So she decided in March to start a troop affiliated with the Christian-based American Heritage Girls. "I felt like the Girl Scouts' morals were definitely lacking, and the girls needed another choice," Coody said. American Heritage Girls...
  • Some Leave Girl Scouts for Christian Group

    03/22/2004 10:54:23 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 23 replies · 213+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 22 MArch 2004 | ANGELA K. BROWN,
    Some Unhappy With Girl Scouts Form Group Mon Mar 22, 2004 By ANGELA K. BROWN, Associated Press Writer CRAWFORD, Texas - Donna Coody disbanded her 7-year-old daughter's Brownie troop and took her 9-year-old daughter out of another Girl Scout troop because she was upset over the organization's endorsement of two Planned Parenthood (news - web sites) sex education seminars. But Coody didn't want her daughters and their friends to miss out on camping trips, educational activities and service projects. So she decided in March to start a troop affiliated with the Christian-based American Heritage Girls. "I felt like the Girl...
  • American Heritage Girls challanges Girl Scouts "moral relativism"

    03/22/2004 7:23:30 AM PST · by yankeedame · 22 replies · 577+ views
    The Cincinnati Enquirer ^ | Monday, March 22, 2004 | Karen Vance
    Monday, March 22, 2004 Scouting alternative based in Springdale By Karen Vance Enquirer contributor SPRINGDALE,OH - A controversy surrounding a Girl Scout council in Texas is drawing new interest to a faith-based organization for girls that was created in Greater Cincinnati nearly a decade ago. A Brownie troop leader in Crawford, Texas, recently decided to disband her Girl Scout troop and start an outfit affiliated with the American Heritage Girls, a group formed in 1995 by a handful of West Chester Township parents. "I was brainstorming about how to go about starting my own scouting organization," said Donna Coody, leader...
  • The Girl Scouts' big riva: Hans Zeiger describes the growing American Heritage Girl program

    02/20/2004 1:28:56 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 31 replies · 412+ views ^ | Friday, February 20, 2004 | Hans Zeiger
    The Girl Scouts' big rival Posted: February 20, 20041:00 a.m. Eastern By Hans Zeiger© 2004 In a column I wrote last week, I criticized the Girl Scouts of the USA for being something of a politically correct, pro-abortion, feminist training corps. Though local Girl Scout troops and councils may not necessarily reflect the moral relativism of the national organization, the fact is the Girl Scouts have ceased to be the consistently uplifting, character-focused bastion they once were. Many parents have recognized that the Girl Scouts are not the right place for their daughters, and most recently, parents of nine Girl Scouts...
  • The Culture War is Over. Is It Still Worth Fighting?

    07/31/2003 1:02:55 PM PDT · by sharpink · 55 replies · 674+ views ^ | 7-31-03 | E. Andrew Eccleston
    The Culture War is Over. Is It Still Worth Fighting? -------------------------------------------------------- By E. Andrew Eccleston The culture war is over. Those who are among the cultural conservatives have lost. The evidence is everywhere not only has traditional morality been defeated it has been driven out of the public square. Bush nominee William Pryor Jr. and Alabama Attorney General faces opposition and most probably a filibuster in the Senate for his Orthodox Catholic beliefs. The Supreme Court in the recent Lawrence vs Texas has swept away state sodomy laws. Emboldened by this victory cultural liberals have set their eyes on gay...
  • Confessions Of A Flag-Waver...

    01/14/2003 5:26:41 AM PST · by Apolitical · 1 replies · 161+ views
    The Iconoclast ^ | January 14, 2003 | Dorothy Ravitch
    ICONOCLAST DAILY NOTEBOOK.... Confessions Of A Flag-Waver.... January 14, 2003: Many teachers and professional organizations have debated the question: What lessons should we teach our children about the attacks of September 11th? Some have responded that we should emphasize tolerance, others have said patriotism, some have recommended that we teach about America's commitment to freedom, others have advised us to recognize America's history of cultural imperialism. One of my academic colleagues recently argued in a published column that the question, "What lessons should we teach?" is the wrong question because it implies that teachers should transmit a single viewpoint about...