Not long after al Qaeda terrorists flew commercial jets into the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Northern Virginia, Major League Baseball teams started playing "God Bless America" in the seventh inning of their games.
Many of these games were played in stadiums owned by local governments.
Did that establish a religion?
In ...Read more
As President Joe Biden was coming to the conclusion of his address at the AFL-CIO Convention on Tuesday, he made an inadvertently ironic observation.
"We're the most unique country in the world," he said. "We're organized on one notion. Every other country is organized based on ethnicity, religion, geography. But the United States is based on ...Read more
The deal Pope Francis made with Communist China did not work.
On Sept. 22, 2018, the Vatican released two statements about its dealings with this regime. One announced that Pope Francis had officially recognized seven bishops initially appointed by China's atheist government.
The other was called a "(c)ommunique concerning the signing of a ...Read more
John Adams, who would soon surrender the presidency to Thomas Jefferson, ventured up to Capitol Hill on Nov. 22, 1800, to deliver the first-ever in-person presidential address in the not-yet-finished home of the United States Congress.
It was noon on a Saturday. What message did he deliver?
First, Adams congratulated the American people for ...Read more
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has developed a habit of invoking her Catholic faith -- and often describing herself as a devout Catholic -- whenever she is called upon to discuss her support for the deliberate killing of unborn children.
On Jan. 22, 2015, a reporter for CNSNews.com, where I am the editor, asked Pelosi about the humanity of a 20-...Read more
In the 2018-2019 school year, the government-run schools in Washington, D.C., beat the government-run schools in every state in the union in at least one measurable category: They spent the most money per pupil.
That year, according to Table 236.75 published by the National Center for Education Statistics, the public elementary and secondary ...Read more
At the White House press briefing last Dec. 6, press secretary Jen Psaki made it clear that President Joe Biden wanted the People's Republic of China to pay a price for its human rights abuses.
He would do so by declining to send any U.S. government officials to the Beijing Winter Olympics, which would be held in February.
"The Biden ...Read more
Speaker Nancy Pelosi went to the House floor Sept. 24, 2021, to express her support for a bill that would enshrine a "right" to abortion in federal law.
"For years, radical restrictions on women's reproductive health freedoms have been pushed across the nation, with 2021 on track to be the worst legislative year for women's health rights," ...Read more
When the House of Representatives convened for a three-minute session on Monday, the proceedings opened with a written statement from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
"I hereby appoint the Honorable Andy Kim to act as Speaker pro tempore on this day," Pelosi declared.
As recorded by C-SPAN, Kim, empowered by Pelosi, then instantly announced: "The ...Read more
As Americans filed their federal tax returns this Monday, President Joe Biden's White House put out a statement promoting his plan to increase taxes.
It adopted Biden's typical class-war rhetoric, claiming to protect the incomes of middle-class Americans, while increasing taxes on corporations and the "rich."
"President Biden's plan would give...Read more
When Mitt Romney was running for the Senate in Massachusetts in 1994 against incumbent Sen. Ted Kennedy, he wanted voters to know that he favored legalized abortion at least as much as Kennedy did.
When he and Kennedy debated on Oct. 25 of that year, reporter Sally Jacobs of the Boston Globe asked Romney about the issue.
"Mr. Romney, you ...Read more
In a written response she presented to the Senate Judiciary Committee, Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson put herself at odds with a 2,000-year-old understanding of the nature of the law and the foundation of human rights.
A half-century before Christ was born, the Roman senator Cicero plainly explained the foundation of a just law.
"There is a true ...Read more
"Show me your budget, and I'll tell you what you value."
When releasing his fiscal 2023 budget proposal on Monday, President Joe Biden said this was something his father had told him.
He then made a claim about a "value" his budget proposal purportedly advances.
"The first value is fiscal responsibility," Biden said.
That is a lie.
In his ...Read more