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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

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Obama Publicly Insults Christians

Obama Publicly Insults Christians

BY PHYLISS SCHLAFLY President Barack Obama inserted a jarring note in his speech to the annual Prayer Breakfast by insulting Christians with an inappropriate reference to the Crusades, and charging that people “committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” He ignited a firestorm by comparing the ISIS outrages to medieval history of a [...]

A Look Back at the Crusades

A Look Back at the Crusades

BY DENNIS BEHREANDT At the National Prayer Breakfast, Barack Obama, our post-Christian President, took a swipe at Christians. We must “remember”, he preached, that “during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.” This slanderous anecdote was part of a broader comparison the President was [...]

Morality and the Law: A Partnership

Morality and the Law: A Partnership

BY STEVE FARRELL “I suppose persons who mouth the slogan think they are saying something profound. In fact, if that is an argument at all, it is so superficial that an educated person should be ashamed to use it. As should be evident to every thinking person, a high proportion of all legislation has a moral base. That is true of all the [...]

Buyer Beware: The Value of Near-Death Accounts

Buyer Beware: The Value of Near-Death Accounts

GARY S. SMITH, CENTER FOR VISION & VALUES Religious deception and hucksterism is certainly not a new phenomenon. From Sinclair Lewis’ Elmer Gantry to televangelist Jim Bakker to some proponents of the Prosperity Gospel, fictional and real life examples abound. So the revelation that Kevin Malarkey fabricated his six-year old son’s [...]

Wolfboy and Princess Cupcake: The Complementarity of the Sexes

Wolfboy and Princess Cupcake: The Complementarity of the Sexes

PAUL G. KENGOR, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES Ecumenism at its best was recently demonstrated at the Vatican, where dozens of faith leaders worldwide assembled to remind us of the essential complementarity of men and women in life, marriage, and parenthood. It was enough to prompt a high-five between Pope Francis and evangelical pastor James [...]

Is Jesus Christ the author of our holy religion?

Is Jesus Christ the author of our holy religion?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP The bill for establishing religious freedom … was finally passed; and a singular proposition proved that it's protection of opinion was meant to be universal. Where the preamble declares that coercion is a departure from the plan of the holy author of our religion, an amendment was proposed, by inserting the word [...]

The Trouble With Kings

The Trouble With Kings

New World Witness for Jesus Christ Mosiah proposes that judges be chosen in place of a king—Unrighteous kings lead their people into sin—Alma the younger is chosen chief judge by the voice of the people—He is also the high priest over the Church—Alma the elder and Mosiah die. About 92–91 B.C. 1 Now when Mosiah had done this he sent [...]

“Bloody Mary,” daughter of Henry VIII died November 17, 1558

“Bloody Mary,” daughter of Henry VIII died November 17, 1558

American Minute with Bill Federer "Bloody Mary," daughter of Henry VIII, reigned 5 years, during which time her government sentenced 300 people to death. On October 16, 1555, facing their execution, Bishop Hugh Latimer exhorted Nicholas Ridley: "Play the man, Master Ridley. We shall this day light such a candle, by God's grace, in [...]

Author of Liberty or Not?

Author of Liberty or Not?

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Is God the author of liberty, or not? A valid, and need I say, vital question. But in this age of secularism, humanism, and socialism, just try mixing God and government in the same breath and get ready for the snickers, sneers, hisses, and guffaws for daring to exercise one’s free speech as regards [...]

“The Great and Holy War”

“The Great and Holy War”

How World War I Became a Religious Crusade and Reshaped the Religious Landscape ROBERT H. CLEMM, CENTER FOR VISION AND VALUES Historian Fritz Stern once remarked that the Great War was the “first calamity of the 20th century, the calamity from which all other calamities sprang.” On the centenary of World War I there is an overwhelming [...]

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