Posts Tagged ‘God’

The Gospel According to Old Glory

by Jack Minor —     I am known by many names. The Stars and Stripes, the Star Spangled Banner and the Red, White and Blue. However, many simply call me “Old Glory.”   In truth I am all of these things and yet so much more. While some may say I am simply a […]

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An Absolute Right to Refuse Service

By Matt Barber Albert Einstein once said, “Never do anything against conscience even if the state demands it.” He was right. In the aftermath of the Arizona religious freedom skirmish, I have a few questions for those who would presume to compel religious business owners, under penalty of law, to “provide goods and services” to […]

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4 Suicides in 4 Days Is A Warning

By Mike McCune —   Michael Dueker…William Broeksmit…Karl Slym…Gabriel Magee. Chance are you’ve never heard of any of these people. But they are important to the world population and they are all linked together.   Dueker, Broeksmit, Slym and Magee all died within the last week. Every death is being treated as a suicide by authorities. […]

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December Economic Numbers Go From Upbeat to Ugly Down Very Quickly

By Mike McCune —   Whoever is eyeballing the economy better get rid of the old standby baloney from college testbooks. Something is rotting but the economists can’t find it.   However, one thing is conclusive: the economic numbers for December do not compute. Which casts a very dark cloud on the future.   The […]

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Default Hits Not On Debt But Unpaid SS

By Mike McCune —   It is disheartening to discover all those anger management classes I took are wasted when I listen to what passes for new reports.   Monday morning it was the effects of the government shutdown that set me off. The government is forbidding professional fishermen from doing their job because the […]

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Global Warming Report ‘Facts’ Debatable

By Michael McCune —   The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued a report late last week in which it claims it “was more confident than ever that global warming is man-made.” What the panel does not report is the fact environmentalists engaged in the study have an agenda to continue their economic support by […]

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Shredded Constitution Means We Live On Borrowed Time

By Mike McCune —   The Constitution is under mass attack by progressive politicians. For this reason alone, the best news that could happen is a government shutdown to protect this document that contains all the principles on which this civil government was established.   The Constitution, despite popular belief today, did not guarantee any group or […]

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Banks Disappear In Economic Weakness

By Mike McCune —   To paraphrase President Obama, “I took my eye off the [real economic] ball.” For that I apologize to Rant readers.   While trying to keep up with the messes scattered by this Administration–Benghazi, NSA, IRS, Syria, monetization of the debt, etc.–I took my eye off the economic ball. Today the oversight […]

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The Rant – All Obama’s Got Is Hope

by Mike McCune —   President Obama wrote an autobiography The Audacity of Hope. Maybe he should have read the book with a critical review.   Even though he’s been President of the United States for 4 years and nearly nine months, he still talks like hope is the end-all for his tenure and not […]

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Your Safe, Moral Boy Scouts Alternative Is …

By Matt Barber  It was Nashville, Tenn., Sept. 6, 2013. The huge hall was overflowing, the convention sold out. Over 1,200 attendees, with many spilling out into the foyer, eagerly awaited the announcement. What would this safe, moral and non-sexualized alternative to the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) look like? With a stirring introductory video […]

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The Rant – Job Market Data Leaves Questions

By Mike McCune —   The No. 1 paradox in the U. S. labor market today is more jobs are being listed by companies but fewer jobs are being filled.   Since June, 2010, the number of listed job openings has risen by 50%. This means for every two jobs listed in June 2010, three […]

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In Syria, Unknown Facts Abound

by Mike McCune —   The biggest problem in the debate of whether to go to Syria or not is the large amount of known unknown facts. Let’s cut through the chaff and get to the main points.   There are three indisputable facts in the Syrian civil war. First, women and children are dying […]

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Syria Policy Will Break Our Bank

by Mike McCune —   Hosea 8:9–For they are gone up to Assyria, a wild ass alone by himself…   How irrelevant Congress has become under the Obama Administration! If they can’t decide as a group of 535, he decides for the country by himself. And we dare to call ourselves a Republic when we […]

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Crowded Prisons Might End Sentencing Tax Evaders

by Mike McCune — Eric Holder, the detestable Attorney General of the United States who selectively enforces laws and has rendered the U.S. law moot, is at it again. Holder, using cost as a factor, wants to eliminate the overly-long sentences for druggies in this country.   On this principle, economically logical, I agree with him. […]

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Bill of Rights’ Taxation in America’s Future?

by Mike McCune — All Americans are aware Obamacare would not be an issue today if the Supreme Court had not taken the curious track of deciding it was a tax and not insurance because the Internal Revenue Service was involved.   Based on the exemptions and selective enforcement installed since, the Court made a major […]

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Quality Missing From Economic Measurements

by Mike McCune —  Every time our government borrows a dollar or prints a dollar not based on anything of recognized value, the dollar in your pocket, savings account or investment goes down. That is government-fueled inflation at work.   For almost 40 years I have been aware of this phenomena after a heated argument […]

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The Rant – Detroit: Inevitable Fall

Detroit’s announced bankruptcy proceedings have put the economic-recovery-that-isn’t mantra from Washington in jeopardy. Oh, the periodic pronouncements have always been full of optimistic blather but have been lacking in concrete facts. Detroit is the biggest obstacle yet.   Detroit for a century was the very embodiment of the American Dream. The city fed the mass […]

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Was Barack Obama Created by Witness Protection?

by Mike McCune —   The list of misdeeds by the Obama Administration and the manner in which he is absolving himself of any knowledge should come as no surprise. Barack Hussein Obama demonstrated the same kind of there-but-not-there-ability from birth, that is why his past is a closed door.   Wayne Allyn Root, a […]

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Housing Market Slowing Quickly, Again

by Mike McCune —   Scandals, wildfires, Syria and the looming implementation of the Affordable Health Act continue to dominate the news. The economy has been pushed to the back burner. Big mistake for America.   If you think things are rosy, think again. Despite all the “things are back to normal” news being aired so […]

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Wall Street Anticipates Fed’s Support

by Mike McCune —   The Federal Reserve is about to open meetings today. That explains the stock surge yesterday. Wall Street is paralyzed and needs Ben Bernanke’s unconditional support.   But a warning label came from one of the Street’s unabashed fans, Jim Cramer of Mad Money. Cramer is convinced the market will be […]

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Faith Bible Baptist Church to hold bible series on civil unions

by Peter Grady –   Faith Bible Baptist Church in Greeley will begin teaching a series of lessons on civil unions in light of the bible.   Pastor Matt Walters will be conducting the bible study on Sunday evenings at 6 pm. The church is located at 320 35th Ave. in Greeley.   In announcing […]

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Weld DA tells how cancer helped his family draw closer to God, each other

In an exclusive interview with the Northern Colorado Gazette, Weld County District Attorney Ken Buck explains how his recent bout with cancer and what he terms a miracle in being cured of the disease.   I think it helped my wife, my children and I to become spiritually stronger, Buck said. “One of the things […]

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America Gets More Empty Reports

by Mike McCune —   American market indexes reached all-time highs on April’s unemployment and jobs report today. The markets ignore corresponding reports showing service sector jobs are in retreat and factory orders showed the sharpest decline in seven months.(1)   How can the facts be reconciled?   The short answer is they can’t.   […]

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Log In My Eye, a Speck in yours

I find it appalling that our liberal lawmakers, not only have endorsed Civil Unions, but opened the doors to our public buildings, with public officials, after hours, in order to conduct civil ceremonies for the homosexual community. Would I, as a heterosexual man, along with the conservative community, be granted the same privilege? I think […]

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Government Attacks Payday Loan Industry

by Mike McCune —   The Federal government has a spending problem. The Federal government has more debt than it can possibly pay. The Federal government is now monetizing (buying) its own debt at the rate of $85 billion per month.   So how do Federal regulators react to the above problems? They want to […]

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The Rant – America’s Workers Losing Faith in Retirement Funds

by Mike McCune —   The Employment Benefit Research Institute finished a survey of working Americans during the closing days of March. It reported the ‘startling’ fact a mere 13% of working Americans are “very confident” when it comes to having enough financial support to retire.   To those of us in fly-over America this […]

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The Rant – “Honor” Missing From U.S. Government

by Mike McCune —     What damages America more, manipulated inflation or higher tax rates? Both pluck wealth from America at a devastating pace.   Earlier this week the President made an impassioned plea to gain support for his budget proposal. He spouted numbers and data as if he knew exactly what he was […]

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Religious Liberty & ‘Gay Marriage’ Cannot Coexist

by Matt Barber —   Therefore pride is their necklace; they clothe themselves with violence. – Psalm 73:6 “Gay pride” necessitates anti-Christian hate. It must. “Gay marriage” and other “sexual orientation”-based laws do violence to freedom and truth. They are the hammer with which the postmodern left intends to bludgeon bloody religious liberty and the […]

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Marriage is what it is

by Matt Barber – “It depends upon what the meaning of the word ‘is’ is,” said the smooth-talking, skirt-chasing, totally busted philanderer. “Well, no, Bill,” replied Congress. “Actually, things just ‘is’ what they is.” Here’s what marriage is: The God-ordained, lifelong, covenantal union between man and wife, designed to provide men, women and children optimal stability […]

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Pediatrics Academy Supports Gay Marriage

by Mike McCune —   Let me be precise on my position on gay marriage: I abhor the concept with every fiber of my soul. That this is not a universally-supported position I understand but if it were, please explain how the human species would continue?   The feel-good children’s medical crowd disagrees with me and, […]

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Almost a Fifth of U.S. Economy Moves Underground

by Mike McCune —     American over 30 know about the infamous Russian “Black Market” wherein the population did most of its food and illicit items trade. Since it was officially off-the-records by the government, but necessary to sustain the population, the term “Black Market” was applied.   It will not come as a […]

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Adultery joins list of Democrat approved behaviors.

By Craig Masters Denver, March 22, 2013 The political party that forced into law the mandatory acceptance of the sexual behavior of homosexuals now claims it wants to stay out of people’s bedrooms! Democrats who sponsored the bill to legalize adultery claimed that is their position. But the very opposite seems to be the case […]

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Former CO Sen. files suit against Obamacare abortion drug mandate

A former Colorado Senator from the Reagan era who has already been a party to one lawsuit against Obamacare’s abortion mandate has filed a second lawsuit, this time over a home mortgage company that he owns.   Bill Armstrong, a Colorado senator from 1979-1991, along with members of his and another family co-own the Cherry […]

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Former Greeley resident wants Ten Commandments everywhere in America

A former Greely resident who has been placing Ten Commandment billboards and displays around the country for several years has said he is excited about WND founder Joseph Farah’s new billboard campaign to remind the public of their accountability to God’s moral law.   “If between us we can put thousands of these billboards and […]

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Wall Street, Main Street Do Not Agree

by Mike McCune —   The jobs report for February came in nicely and Wall Street cheered. Meanwhile the January jobs report was slashed by 25% from a gain of 157,000 to 119,000 and Wall Street yawned.   That is because the deceit must be maintained. According to Washington, America has been in a recovery since […]

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