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These people and organizations are essentially anti-religious — and especially anti-Christian. They seek to enforce a cultural orthodoxy in which America is effectively devoid of any and all public displays of religious faith.
That they are succeeding in enforcing this orthodoxy — even on unsuspecting Americans of religious faith and good will — is cause for concern. For as President Washington once wisely observed, “Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity, religion and morality are indispensable supports.” (Like Grant, Washington of course also served as the nation’s top commanding General at a time of war.)
Added President John Quincy Adams, “The Law given from Sinai was a civil and municipal, as well as a moral and religious, code.”
By making public recognition and public celebration of our rich Judeo-Christian heritage forbidden and taboo, we risk losing, or at least seriously undermining, one of the key foundational elements that has sustained our Republic for more than 200 years.
More than a few Americans — in Iowa and elsewhere, and not just members of the so-called religious right — understand this. So, too, does Mike Huckabee.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?