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Giving Thanks is Good for You

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, Thanksgiving began in 1621 when the Pilgrims invited the Wampanoag Indians to join them in celebration of the fall harvest. The Pilgrims had fled religious persecution in England a year earlier and had lost many of their group during the travels overseas and subsequent harsh winter. After harvest, they paused to thank

Can the Heralded Canadian Immigration System Withstand New Pressures?

Rachel Marsden, Canada’s quota-based immigration system was recently hailed by center-right French presidential candidate (and former Prime Minister) Francois Fillon as a shining example on the global stage. “I propose an immigration quota policy like Canada does,” Fillon said in a recent television appearance. Hear that, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau? Canada became a model

Trump’s Ticket to Bolstering U.S. Jobs

Jim Burnley, President Reagan, who I served as Secretary of Transportation, entered office backed by millions of citizens who wanted government to put hard-working Americans first and make jobs a priority. Today, President Donald Trump finds himself in nearly the same position: with a mandate from the people to put American jobs first. At the

Gen. Mattis and Gen. John F. Kelly Both Confirmed in Senate Votes

Gen. James Mattis has been confirmed by the Senate by an overwhelming margin to become our next Secretary of Defense. He is the first confirmed member of Trump’s cabinet. So far, the vote stands at 98-1, with Sen. Kirsten Gilliband (D-NY) voting against Mattis’ nomination.  The first bill President Donald Trump signed into law was the

God and the Inaugural Addresses

Jerry Newcombe, With the inauguration of Donald Trump as our 45th president upon us, all the usual suspects from the militant atheist crowd have been trying to block the Bible from being used—a tradition that began with President Washington. Every president mentioned God in their inaugural address, even if speaking of the Lord in their own way, fitting