On April 29, two weeks after the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the National Day of Prayer, President Obama proclaimed May 5 as the date for Americans to come together in a unified time of prayer for the nation. Obama's latest proclamation continues a tradition that goes back to before the nation's founding, when the Continental Congress called for "a day of public humiliation, fasting, and prayer" to be observed on July 20, 1775.
All across the nation, led by the robust stand of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the equally tough measures taken by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, an increasing number of state legislators are taking on the privileged status of labor unions in the American economy.
In 2012, were the American people to go to the ballot box and deposit their vast political capital in the account of Barack Obama, the word is that he will use it to fund a vigorous anti-gun crusade.
Since the devastating attacks on September 11, Americans maintained one ultimate goal for the military endeavors that followed in the Middle East: to capture or kill Osama bin Laden. And when his death was announced on Sunday, May 1, Americans broke out in jubilee.
Ever since an NPR exec was caught on hidden camera genuflecting for a couple of fake representatives of the Muslim Brotherhood and chuckling with glee when they suggested that NPR stood for National Palestinian Radio, the walls of the “public broadcasting” empire have been rattling.