Recent trends in movie and television viewership reveal that Americans are drawn to the Bible. It began with the History Channel's The Bible, the most watched television cable TV show of 2013, which paved the way for three biblical movies set to be released in theaters this year.
Movie audiences are paying to see wholesome excellence, but the Academy Awards (aka “the Oscars”) are celebrating banal, sleazy, R-rated, politically correct tripe.
The deeply controversial nationalized education scheme known as “Common Core,” pushed by the Obama administration and billionaire Bill Gates, is under major pressure in the establishment-stronghold state of New York. With parents, teachers, unions, and political leaders from across the political spectrum in open revolt, some analysts even say that the widely criticized school standards may be on the verge of being scrapped — a development that would represent a massive blow to the ongoing imposition of Common Core nationwide.
Despite our decades-long backward slide toward despotism, the Constitution remains intact and provides a beacon of hope for restoring the Republic.
“Alone Yet Not Alone,” the title song from the film of the same name, was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song on January 15. The song was sung by Christian broadcaster and charity organizer Joni Eareckson Tada. But two weeks later, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced that the song had been disqualified because songwriter Bruce Broughton allegedly violated rules by e-mailing Academy members to make them aware of the song, since the movie had a very limited release.