Browsing the blog archives for July, 2013

Pro-Life? So Were We

Like so many others, we had been involved in the pro-life movement. We supported pro-life organizations and attended pro-life churches. Then, Abolish Human Abortion (AHA) came on the scene. We thought this was great! Another pro-life movement helping us, to raise awareness. But we soon discovered that AHA was not behind the pro-life movement. They said the pro-life movement had not been effective. How could they say this? It has done so much! We were quick to defend all of the hard work done by the pro-life movement. It got us to take a hard look at all of the statistics, so we could justify all of the good, which had been done. But all of the research only showed one thing; AHA was right.

In the 40 years following the Roe v Wade decision, even with all of the pro-life bills, legislation, regulation and restrictions, the abortion rate continues to climb.


Hail Satan!: The New “Pro-Choice” Mantra

In the war between life and death, all eyes are on Texas as the Lone Star State legislature is poised to pass a sweeping late-term abortion ban. Gov. Rick Perry has pledged to sign the bill into law. The lines have been clearly drawn surrounding this progress toward equality and civil rights for pre-born Americans. Not surprisingly, as the pro-abortion side loses legislative battle after legislative battle, its “true colors” are coming into focus. Those colors are darker than many might have imagined.

During all civil rights struggles there occurs, it seems, some flashpoint in time that indelibly sears into the mind of a culture, with clarity, the profound realization that one side represents good and the other side evil. Who can forget the images in the 1960s of law enforcement officials turning the hoses – and the dogs – on peaceful African-America demonstrators for merely petitioning their government for racial equality?

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Are Low Interest Rates Bad For The Economy? Sheila Bair Thinks So

Sheila Bair, the former chairperson of Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, feels that the low interest rate policies of the Federal Reserve will not help boost the economy.
Of late, as the low-interest rate policy has been introduced by the Federal Reserve, there has been mixed reactions from all tiers of the society. Sheila Bair, the erstwhile chairperson of FDIC (Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation), is of the opinion that rather than helping the economy, low interest rates are hurting it.

Conventionally, low rates of interest have been assisting the mortgage market of the United States to recuperate through drawing many new customers to the marketplace and enabling the existing house owners to go for refinancing of their existing loans at a cheaper rate and save money in this.

America’s Independence Day

“We must be free not because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.”
– William Faulkner
Upon completion of the Declaration of Independence, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail from the convention in Philadelphia that he believed as a result of their actions that day Americans would celebrate this nation’s independence as “the greatest anniversary festival, commemorated as a Day of Deliverance” for many generations to come. He expected “pomp and parades, with shews, games, sports, guns, bells, bonfires and illuminations from one end of this continent to the other from this time forward forever more.”