Month: January 2016

More slavery today than at any time in history

By Bill Federer Five dollars was all she was paid by the Atlantic Monthly magazine for her poem, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic,” published Feb. 1, 1862. It became Lincoln’s favorite song and the Union’s theme song. Julia Ward Howe was the daughter of a Wall Street banker and wife of Dr. Samuel Gridley Read More …

Supremes set date to decide ‘what is sin’

By Bob Unruh The United States Supreme Court It’s a case in which the U.S. government has been accused of claiming the authority to “determine what is in fact a sin.” The critics, meanwhile, have accused the U.S. Supreme Court of tilting the playing field in advance. But the Little Sisters of the Poor case Read More …

This is ‘most godless’ city in America

By -NO AUTHOR- (MARKETWATCH) – If you don’t believe in God, you might want to move to the Pacific Northwest. Portland, Oregon, is No. 1 on the list of metropolitan areas with the most religiously unaffiliated residents (42%), according to the nonpartisan and nonprofit Public Religion Research Institute’s American Values Atlas, a survey of 50,000 Read More …

Disturbing link investigated for Zika outbreak

By -NO AUTHOR- (MIRROR UK) – The Zika virus outbreak currently gripping the Americas could have been sparked by the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in 2012, critics say. The insects were engineered by biotechnology experts to combat the spread of dengue fever and other diseases and released into the general population of Brazil in Read More …

Pro-Obamacare legal expert admits president broke law

By Bob Unruh A University of Michigan law professor who has written commentaries and opinion pieces in major publications from the Los Angeles Times to the New York Times in praise of Obamacare now admits the president broke the law in his implementation of a requirement that citizens buy government-ordained health insurance plans or be Read More …

He’s back! Jonathan Cahn leads WND Israel Tour 2016

By -NO AUTHOR- WASHINGTON – For over 700 Americans who participated in previous WND Israel Tours featuring the teachings of messianic rabbi Jonathan Cahn, words seem inadequate in describing their rich experience. Joseph Farah It’s the same for the other leader of those journeys – WND founder Joseph Farah. So he’s doing it again this Read More …

Israel OKs mixed-sex prayer site at Western Wall

By -NO AUTHOR- () — The Israeli government approved on Sunday the creation of a mixed-sex plaza at Jerusalem’s Western Wall to accommodate Jews who contest Orthodox curbs on worship by women there. The wall is revered as a vestige of Judaism’s two ancient temples and access to it is segregated by gender. Most religious Read More …

Blasts in Damascus kill at least 45

By -NO AUTHOR- (NPR) – Three explosions near a shrine revered by Shiite Muslims in Damascus have killed at least 45 people, according to reports from Syrian media and human rights monitors. NPR’s Alison Meuse, reporting from Beirut for our Newscast unit, says the Islamic State has claimed responsibility through its media outlets. She continues: Read More …