President George W. Bush visits the Thanksgiving Shrine at Berkeley Plantation, Virginia Today is Thanksgiving Day here in the United States. As we gather to celebrate with family and friends, let me offer a short history lesson on the holiday origins in America. In the fall of 1619 the ship Margaret set sail from … Continue reading The history of Thanksgiving in America
A few months ago, I finished reading Bill O'Reilly's outstanding work "Killing Lincoln" about the assassination of the 16th President of the United States and the events surrounding and leading up to that event. The book was so well written and informative that it inspired me to purchase for my Kindle his other two similar … Continue reading Book Review: Killing Jesus
For the past 11 years on this date, we've all heard, spoke, typed a now familiar refrain: "Never Forget!" What we must never forget, of course, are the attacks against our nation on September 11th, 2001 by radical Islamists bringing their war against western civilization right to our doorsteps. Today, I heard a couple of … Continue reading How Long Will We "Never Forget"?
I am a big fan of the HBO series "Big Love", but the fact of the matter is that it rarely shows what life is like for the average 'Mormon' family in America or around the world.Led on by media depictions of fringe fundamentalists, 'The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' has gotten a … Continue reading Mormons are Christians too
Do you own, or have you owned and worn, or know someone who owns and has worn one of those allegedly 'cool' Che Guevara t-shirts? Do you know the reason that the shirt was being worn? Does the image on the shirt actually stand for something? Do you even know who Che Guevara really was?The … Continue reading Shameful Che Shirts