In God We Trust…. At Least in Greenville, South Carolina

In God We Trust

A national movement of local governments is seeking to display plaques which read "In God We Trust" in the halls of government around the nation.And in the city of Greenville, South Carolina, where my husband and I have enjoyed a brief holiday visit with our son, local lawmakers have unanimously voted to post a plaque with the phrase in the Council Chambers in Greenville's County Square.  County Councilman Fred Payne said, in an interview with the Greenville News, "We're just affirming that … [Read more...]

You Want Water? Well, Get a Bucket….

Water Bucket

Water has been big news in Detroit this week.That's because the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department has issued shut-off notices to thousands of delinquent customers, who have an average past-due bill exceeding $500.  And in a city facing bankruptcy, more than 90,000 of the 323,900 residents are delinquent in paying their bills.  According to an AP report, the amount of past-due payments exceeds $90 million.But did public sentiment turn against the procrastinators, those who were so d … [Read more...]

Hobby Lobby Victory, and Other Stuff to Pray For (UPDATED)

Hobby Lobby victory

Hobby Lobby wins!  The U.S. Supreme Court ruled this morning that the family-owned business will not be required to abide by the HHS Mandate, which requires employers to cover the cost of contraceptives for their employees.Join with me in a prayer of thanks at this ruling.But let's remember, too, to continue our prayers for this nation.  The Court did not unanimously see the logic in Hobby Lobby's reasoned objection to offering free contraceptives and abortifacients.  In fact, the de … [Read more...]


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