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S.E.M., Vol. 1, No. 7
Federalist 69 - by Alexander Hamilton. 1. What are the chief characters in regards to the President as outlined in the proposed Constitution? 2. Why does Hamilton believe the term of office for a President should be longer than three years? 3. What was the term of office for the king of England and what, in your opinion, is the potential for abuse in such a term? Would the term of office of the king of England present any advantages - in the Founders experience and in your opinion - over over the new American system? Read all of the questions and post your response at our new resource Self-Educated Man

Posts Tagged ‘islam’

Nigerian Christmas Day Attacks Deplored as UnIslamic

Nigerian Christmas Day Attacks Deplored as UnIslamic

PATRICK, GOODENOUGH. CNSNEWS.COM Condemning the deadly attacks on Nigerian Christians on Christmas Day, Islamic organizations around the world called the atrocities un-Islamic, yet opinion polls tracking views on terrorism suggest that significant numbers of Muslims disagree. While scientific polling has found a decline in support for [...]

Christmas Behind Bars for Pakistani Death Row Christians

Christmas Behind Bars for Pakistani Death Row Christians

PATRICK GOODENOUGH, CNSNEWS.COM As Christians celebrate their savior’s birth on Sunday, they are being urged to remember persecuted fellow believers unable to enjoy the day with their families, including death row prisoners Asia Bibi of Pakistan and Youcef Nadarkhani of Iran, both of whom will be spending their third Christmas behind [...]

Religious Freedom on Shaky Ground at the UN

Religious Freedom on Shaky Ground at the UN

Liberty Alerts, American Center for Law and Justice There is once again cause for concern on the religious freedom front at the United Nations (UN). And this time, the United States is at the forefront of that concern. The issue is the most recent iteration of what used to be the Defamation of Religions resolution, and is now a resolution aimed [...]

Christianity’s Triumph

Christianity’s Triumph

By Alan Caruba “By far the most important event in the entire rise of Christianity was the meeting in Jerusalem in around the year 50, when Paul was granted the authority to convert Gentiles without them also becoming observant Jews.” So wrote Rodney Stark, the Distinguished Professor of the Social Sciences and co-director of the [...]

Muslims, Hindus, and Jews: Setting Ron Paul Straight

Muslims, Hindus, and Jews: Setting Ron Paul Straight

By Brad Fregger The question: Is Ron Paul ignorant about history or just ignoring the lessons of history because they don’t fit with his core belief system? It appears that his strong belief in individual freedom shapes his agenda to the point that he believes that countries, too, should be free to go about their business without the [...]

I Cannot

I Cannot

Liberty Alerts, American Center for Law and Justice We are at a critical juncture in the fight to save Pastor Youcef Nadarkhani’s life. We expect the Iranian court to release its written verdict regarding his execution sentence for converting from Islam to Christianity as early as Monday. It is absolutely critical that we continue to speak [...]

Yom Kippur 2011 for Jews and the World

Yom Kippur 2011 for Jews and the World

By Alan Caruba Ever since the Yom Kippur War in 1973 in which Egypt and Syria chose the holiest day in the Jewish calendar to attack Israel, I have always felt a frisson of concern as the day approached. For Jews it begins the evening of Friday, October 7, and continues through Saturday for a full day of prayer that ends with the ancient, [...]

The World is Having a Nervous Breakdown

The World is Having a Nervous Breakdown

By Alan Caruba If one has been in the habit of reading history then the events of the past and of the present inform each other. For this reason, it occurred to me that the world is once again having a nervous breakdown. It’s not just about money, though surely the nations of Europe along with the U.S. have spent themselves into the [...]

Five Wars, 63 Years of Terrorism, and Israel Survives

Five Wars, 63 Years of Terrorism, and Israel Survives

By Alan Caruba The people who have given us bagels and lox, potato latkes, and chicken soup, in addition to the Old Testament, Albert Einstein, and a list of Nobel Prize winners as long as your arm, are in for yet another interesting week. Last week, Palestinian Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced that the Palestinian Authority would not make a [...]

The Lessons of 9/11

The Lessons of 9/11

By Alan Caruba October 29, 1929 is the day the stock market crashed and is generally regarded as the day the Great Depression began. In the earliest days of that decade-long economic disaster, excavation for the building of the Empire State Building was begun on January 21, 1930. The building’s drawings and blueprint has been produced in [...]

College Islamization: Yale Closes Initiative for Study of Anti-Semitism

College Islamization: Yale Closes Initiative for Study of Anti-Semitism

By Selwyn Duke It was 60 years ago that William F. Buckley published God and Man at Yale, a book critical of the hostility toward religion prevalent at the Ivy League school. But now religion may be poised to make a comeback at the institution — at least, that is, if its god is called Allah. Just this month, Yale took the striking step of [...]

Various Presidents on Polygamy

Various Presidents on Polygamy

American Minute with Bill Federer A decade prior to the Civil War there were two major political parties in the United States: Democrats, favoring freedom of choice to own slaves; and Whigs, wanting a big tent party. In Ripon, Wisconsin, anti-slavery activists met for the first time on February 28, 1854, then held their first State [...]

Netanyahu: ‘Militant Islam Threatens the World’

Netanyahu: ‘Militant Islam Threatens the World’

Liberty Alerts, Eric Scheiner, CNSNews.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, while speaking about Iran, told the U.S. Congress today that militant Islam threatens the world and a militant Islam armed with nuclear weapons is the “greatest danger of all.” In his speech to a joint session of Congress, Netanyahu said an Iran [...]

Religious Freedom Deteriorated for Christians in Afghanistan Last Year

Religious Freedom Deteriorated for Christians in Afghanistan Last Year

Liberty Alerts, Lambert Mbom, CNSNews.com While America continues its nearly 10-year-long war against terrorists in Afghanistan and continues to invest aid and resources there, the State Department’s 2010 International Religious Freedom Report rates Afghanistan’s performance as poor in terms of religious freedom, with the situation [...]

The Swirl of Conspiracy Theories

The Swirl of Conspiracy Theories

By Alan Caruba It is testimony to how little Barack Hussein Obama and the government he heads is trusted when one considers the swirl of conspiracy theories that filled the forums on the Internet, the comments attached to articles analyzing the killing of Osama bin Laden, and the general discourse of the chatteratti on radio and [...]

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