Category Archives: Government

Signers of the Declaration of Independence: McKean, Read, Bassett, Rush, Adams

Thomas McKean  and George Read, both signers of the Declaration of Independence and members of the Continental Congress, along with Richard Bassett, a signer of the Constitution of the United States, participated in the writing of the original Constitution of … Continue reading

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Signers of the Declaration of Independence: Charles Carroll, Samuel Adams, Richard Stockton

Charles Carroll (1737-1832), member of the Continental Congress and signer of the Declaration of Independence, said: Without morals a republic cannot subsist any length of time; they therefore who are decrying the Christian religion, whose morality is so sublime and … Continue reading

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Creation, Evolution, The Courts, & Public Opinion

In the book Darwin Day in America, author John West shows how evolutionary thought, inspired by Charles Darwin and accepted by his followers, has impacted various parts of society. Far from mere biology, Darwin’s theory of random mutations filtered by … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

Abraham Lincoln’s Thanksgiving Proclamation (from the collection of Lincoln’s papers in the Library of America series, Vol II, pp. 520-521).   The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful … Continue reading

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George Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation

First Thanksgiving Proclamation By President George Washington October 3, 1789     Whereas it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and to humbly implore … Continue reading

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Christian Roots of the US: Thomas Jefferson’s Writings

On July 4th, 1776, the words of the Declaration of Independence, which Thomas Jefferson penned, stated: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt, Texas A&M, and Religious Liberty

The latest in the current case of denying religious liberty in the US. As you may recall, Vanderbilt University leaders made a move restricting the leadership rules for religious student groups, a move which showed they had put political correctness … Continue reading

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