President Obama Sings “Amazing Grace”, But Misses the Point

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Perhaps you saw this: At the funeral service for Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the pastor of Charleston's Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, President Obama delivered a stirring eulogy. In the middle of his remarks, the President belted out "Amazing Grace"--singing a capella before being joined by mourners and members of the congregation.Ironically, he sang this verse:Amazing Grace, how sweet the sound that saved a wretch like me. I once was lost, but now am found-- was blind, bu … [Read more...]

The Silent Sound of Tears: A Reflection on the Holocaust

Seventy years ago today, Allied Forces liberated the concentration camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau, known as the "death factory."  On this day, we remember the victims and we search our hearts:  How could this inhmanity have happened in the modern world? Professor Robert P. George of Princeton offered some sober insights in an essay on the subject.  "The Holocaust," he wrote,"...did not begin with the mass killing of Jews or other ethnic or religious minorities, or even Hitler's political opp … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday! Rapper Addresses His Aborted Son

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So... the March For Life is over and we march on, into the 43rd year of abortion on demand in America.Over the last week, I've shared a number of videos from different genres, all expressing grief for children lost to abortion, or supporting life.  If you'll be patient with me, I want to show you one more.Flipsyde is a rap/R&B/rock band from Oakland, California.  In December 2005, they released the single Happy Birthday from their the album We The People.  In Happy Birthday, Fli … [Read more...]