Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address Left Me Underwhelmed. Here’s Why.

I tried to find things to like about the 2015 State of the Union Address.  Despite my frequent disappointment at the words and actions of this President, I would have been happy to find myself joining with other Americans in support of his noble vision for America.  This was, after all, to be his "Legacy" speech, as he winds down the final two years of his presidency.Alas, I was disappointed again.  While Obama's demeanor seemed more stately than in some earlier addresses, his message was def … [Read more...]

Was George Washington a Christian? Read His Letter to Roman Catholics, Then You Decide

Was George Washington a Christian?Some historians have claimed that Washington was a Deist--that is, one who believed that reason and observation of the natural world were sufficient to prove existence of a Creator, but that one need not belong to an organized religion.David L. Holmes, author of The Faiths of the Founding Fathers, categorized him as a "Christian deist" because of his frequent references to Providence, which resemble strict deist terminology and yet add the Christian d … [Read more...]