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The Constitution, Part IV

Reenactor poses by the banister at the house Washington used as a headquarters during the winter at Valley Forge

The militia is defined as a body of soldiers in a state enrolled for discipline, but not engaging in actual service except in emergencies, as distinguished from regular troops, whose sole occupation is war or military service. AMENDMENT 2 A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of […]

The Constitution, Part II

The George Washington Memorial Chapel near Valley Forge

Introducing … the Preamble, one of the best-loved and most well-recognized of our historical writings: WE THE PEOPLE of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility [peace], provide for the common defense, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our […]

It’s Not the Economy

The economy is a surface issue. It is only one indicator of God’s blessing (or lack of blessing) on a country. The root issue for God’s people is a broken and contrite spirit. Have we humbled ourselves the way in which He really wanted? Deeper than praying for God’s blessing is seeking for God’s best, […]

Everyone Votes

This year everyone votes. Like it or not it’s evident there are just two sides in this election. Every citizen of the United States will identify which side they are on with their vote (or lack of a vote) within the next three and a half days. Like many recent presidential elections, polls show that […]

Who do I vote for in West Virginia?

NRA presidential endorsement 2012

Some trustworthy groups have done a lot of work to find out the views and values of the many candidates for offices up for election in 2012. The Tea Party, the West Virginians for Life PAC, the Family Policy Counsel, West Virginia Family Foundation, and the American Center for Law and Justice (ACLJ) are some […]

The 2nd Debate

After Romney’s landslide victory in the first debate, the big Obama come-back that the liberals were hoping for just didn’t happen. Conservative analysts had much to criticize about the event: a liberal-leaning moderator, questions catering to Obama, and more time given to Obama, yet his debatable “win” was by a very close margin – “not […]

When you vote, remember:

Four years from now you’ll be happy to have cast your vote based on the candidate’s godly character more than their charisma. Providence has given to our people the choice of their rulers, and it is the duty as well as the privilege and interest of our Christian nation to select and prefer Christians for […]

Good news from WVDA!

Gus Douglas, the long standing Commissioner of Agriculture in West Virginia reported some good news in his April 2012 update. “In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court last month settled the dispute over ownership of streambeds and stream banks, ruling that landowners, not government, are the rightful owners. President Bob Stallman said farmers and ranchers […]

US Supreme Court Upholds Freedom of Religion

9-0 the US Supreme Court rules that the federal government (including agencies like the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission) has no business interfering with a religious institution’s decisions on what ministers to hire and fire. It would simply be unconstitutional. The Court’s Ruling “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the […]

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