Thanksgiving Proclamations

American Minute with Bill Federer

Thanksgiving Proclamations: Washington, Jefferson, Madison, Lincoln, Roosevelt, & more –

During the days of America’s founding, colonies would declare:
  • days of prayer when times were bad;
  • days of fasting when times were real bad; and
  • days of thanksgiving when things turned around.

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The War on Thanksgiving (and other resources)

The War on Thanksgiving

The War on Thanksgiving

Will Americans still be celebrating Thanksgiving 100 years from now?

This year marks the 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims’ arrival in America. The moment, which deserved wider recognition, was celebrated in an excellent speech by Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

“A great American anniversary is upon us,” Cotton said on Nov. 18. “Regrettably, we haven’t heard much about this anniversary of the Mayflower; I suppose the Pilgrims have fallen out of favor in fashionable circles these days. I’d therefore like to take a few minutes to reflect on the Pilgrim story and its living legacy for our nation.”

Cotton delivered a fitting tribute to the Pilgrims and their story of faith and perseverance, which is so intertwined with the Thanksgiving holiday and the values we cherish most.

Perhaps predictably, the speech was attacked by media outlets and Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., who hurled an ad hominem attack at Cotton on Twitter...

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OTHER RESOURCES AND NEWS:

“Civil Rights in American History”

I received an email yesterday that I thought I would share with everyone since it contained a very interesting 10 question quiz. Take the quiz, no obligation and consider signing up for some of Hillsdale FREE classes. Learn the truth about American History not the revisionist crap being taught in Schools and most colleges today. – Mike

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How much do you know about the meaning and history of civil rights in America?

If you’re like most Americans—especially our youngest citizens—you probably only learned about a few important stories spread across the long history of our great nation.

That’s why we’re launching our latest free online course, “Civil Rights in American History,” next month.

This new course covers our Founders’ understanding of equality, natural rights, and civil rights; the quest for justice up to and through the Civil War, during Reconstruction, and in the 20th century; and the danger posed to civil rights today by identity politics.

So Mr. or MS. _______, how much do you know about this critical subject?

You can test your knowledge today by taking a brief quiz we’ve put together from the course lectures. You can use the link below to take this short (and fun) quiz.

https://lp.hillsdale.edu/2020-civil-rights-quiz/

How Mayflower Compact Influenced the American Concept of Rule of Law

How Mayflower Compact Influenced the American Concept of Rule of Law

How Mayflower Compact Influenced the American Concept of Rule of Law
A painting by Edward Percy Moran (1862-1935), from circa 1900, depicts the signing of the Mayflower Compact by Myles Standish, William Bradford, William Brewster, and John Carver aboard the Mayflower in November 1620. (Photo: Bettman/Getty Images)

Angela Sailor

A group of scholars meets this week to discuss the impact of the Mayflower Compact—signed 400 years ago last week, on Nov. 11, 1620—on the American concept of the rule of law.

The Heritage Foundation and the Religious Freedom Institute are co-hosting the second event in a webinar series exploring the major themes in one of America’s neglected founding documents.

“The Mayflower Compact reaffirmed one of the fundamental ideas of the Magna Carta; namely, that no political society could flourish without respect for the rule of law,” said Kim Holmes, executive vice president of The Heritage Foundation…

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“My COUNTRY ’tis of Thee, Sweet LAND of LIBERTY”

American Minute with Bill Federer

Marxist/Socialist tactics to overthrow a country involve sowing division. Proverbs 6:16-19 states: “The Lord hates … he that soweth discord among brethren.”

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Religious Liberty

The Mayflower Compact and the Foundations of Religious Liberty

The Mayflower Compact and the Foundations of Religious Liberty

By Angela Sailor

Out of necessity, the Mayflower Compact brought those of different religious backgrounds together into one community, in a solemn agreement under God.

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Religious Liberty on Trial in Supreme Court’s Foster Care Case

Religious Liberty on Trial in Supreme Court's Foster Care Case

By Virginia Allen

Heritage Foundation scholar Ryan T. Anderson hosts a discussion breaking down the case and why it is a critical battle for thousands of foster children and religious liberty in America.

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WATCH: Leaked Zoom call reveals TERRIFYING radical leftist Election Day plans

This is the new Democratic Party Norm, Google how Downtown Manhattan, D.C. and other places were boarding up store fronts in anticipation of violence (not front conservatives) if a Trump victory was assured. ALL TRUE PATRIOTS should be Warned and Worried. – Mike

 

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray reacted to a recently leaked Zoom conference call that shows far-left leaders from organizations like ShutDown DCthe Sunrise Movement, and BLM discussing their terrifying Election Day and post-Election Day plans to spread chaos in the streets.

One participant encourages followers to shut down federal buildings, including the White House, and to harass members of Congress who arrive in D.C. to work. The video, published by the group “Sunrise Exposed,” further illustrates Glenn’s belief that this election is about choosing between good and evil.

Watch the video below:

TODAY IS ELECTION DAY: VOTE!

I believe it is a Christians duty to vote, and to do so using the bible as our guide. While no candidate or platform is perfect this election like many others in my lifetime has clear and unmistakable biblical differences.  The following is one last attempt to inform and motivate before you cast that vote. May God bless America. 

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For further analysis of Trump-Pence vs. Biden-Harris and their records, party platform comparisons, Spanish resources, our election prayer guide, and more, visit PrayVoteStand.org. To have a customized voter guide texted directly to your cell phone, text your zip code to 53445. You can also join with believers across the country and take the challenge to pray, vote, and stand this election season.

“So then, as we have opportunity, let us do good…” Galatians 6:10

San Jose Will Fined a Way to Worship

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San Jose Will Fined a Way to Worship

If someone asked you where Christians could be fined $300,000 for worshipping Jesus, most of you would probably say communist China. Try San Jose, California. That’s where liberal local officials have decided to make an example of any congregation willing to stand up to the governor’s ridiculous orders. They’re willing to bankrupt churches and even send Calvary Chapel Senior Pastor Mike McClure to jail for daring to safely gather God’s people.

“I don’t want to break the law,” he said to the congregation on Sunday, “but I’m called to preach gospel.” McClure also made it clear that by showing up, anyone could be in trouble with the law. “…[T]hey could arrest you, give you a fine, or a citation,” he warned. That didn’t seem to deter the 600 or so people in attendance. They cheered McClure’s bold stand, which attorneys defended this morning in a Santa Clara County court…

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