Hypocrisy On The Left: “Progressive” Christian Site Rejects LGBT Ad

A coalition of “progressive” Christians is apparently unfamiliar with the Left’s stance on homosexuality. Sojourners, a Christian group that supports liberal political goals and claims to celebrate diversity, recently rejected an ad that asks Protestant leaders to welcome lesbian, bisexual, gay and transgendered (LGBT) people into the church.

Gingrich Accuses President Of Using ‘Dishonest Scare Tactics’

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich has announced his intentions to run for the 2012 GOP Presidential nomination. On May 11, the Republican revealed his candidacy via Facebook and Twitter. Later that night, Gingrich appeared on FOX News' Hannity and said that President Barack Obama "should be ashamed of himself" for distorting the GOP's positions.

Obama’s Birth, Bin Laden’s Death

My goodness gracious, what a week it has been for wild and wacky news stories. First, the President of the United States finally succumbed to the mounting controversy and asked the State of Hawaii to produce some evidence that he was actually born there. In fact, President Barack Obama had an aide fly from Washington to Honolulu to pick up the “Certificate of Live Birth.” 

Treasury Auctions To Force U.S. Over The Debt Limit Early

On Tuesday and Wednesday, the Treasury Department auctioned $56 billion in new debt. When these notes settle on Monday, they will take the United States over its debt ceiling. According to NASDAQ.com, Treasury officials previously said May 16 would be the day that the U.S. would cross the current debt threshold. This move by the Treasury will likely change the date for U.S. default — currently set on August 2.

Gingrich’s Record On Healthcare Worse Than Even Romney’s

Possible 2012 Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has a lot of explaining to do to conservatives when it comes to his history with healthcare. He is even set to give a speech about it on Thursday. He will outline a plan to “repeal and replace Obamacare.” However, according to a Huffington Post article posted today, when it comes to healthcare, conservatives should be more concerned about Newt Gingrich.

Experts: Al-Qaida Reprisal ‘Easier Said Than Done’

Since President Barack Obama announced Osama bin Laden’s death, the Department of Homeland Security maintains that Americans are in more danger from terrorism than ever. Most recently, Homeland Security released a statement urging citizens to beware of “lone individuals,” that are “unburdened by organizational constraints that can slow operational decisions by established terrorist groups.”

South Carolina Lawmakers Want To Bring Back Gold/Silver Coins

South Carolina Lawmakers want to bring back the gold standard. Both the South Carolina Senate and House are reviewing the Sound Money Legislation, which would make gold and silver coins legal tender in the State. On Wednesday, American Principles in Action, a conservative non-profit, released a statement announcing that the bill has the official support of the South Carolina Republican Party.

Expatriation: A Path To Personal Liberty

In 43 BC, warring consuls Antony, Lepidus and Octavian were duking it out with each other over control of Rome following Julius Caesar’s assassination the prior March. Each had legions at his disposal, and Rome’s terrified Senate sat on its hands waiting for the outcome. Ultimately, the three men chose to unite in what became known as the Second Triumvirate, representing the final nail in the coffin in Rome’s transition from republic to malignant autocracy.

If You Can Read This…

So the economy is not exactly hitting on all cylinders of late. Unemployment hovers around the double-digit mark (the Department of Labor says 9 percent; it’s likely higher). The dollar is showing signs of losing its position in the currency market’s starting rotation (even currencies named AFTER ours — the Canadian dollar is one example — are ahead of our dollar in the batting order). And close to 15 percent of our fellow Americans receive government aid of one sort or another.

An Institution Of The Most Deadly Hostility

The Federal Reserve has presided over the death of the dollar, which is now in its final spiral. When the Federal Reserve opened in 1914, an ounce of gold equaled $18.99. Today, it takes more than 1,500 fiat dollars to buy that same ounce. In 2008, the banking industry became a shambles thanks to the bursting of the housing bubble, which had been created by the Fed’s easy-money policies.

1 In 5 Voters Think Osama bin Laden Is Still Alive

According to a report from an independent pollster on TheDaily.com, 19 percent of likely voters doubt Osama bin Laden is really dead. That is, one in every five people suspects the government is lying. Furthermore, the demographics of those expressing their doubts are surprisingly diverse, not limited to ultra-conservatives.

AP Poll: Obama At 60 Percent Approval (If You Ask Democrats)

Skeptics and believers alike were shocked by the results of a recent Associated Press poll, showing President Barack Obama at a 60 percent approval rating. Experts suggested the news of Osama bin Laden’s “recent” death played a primary role in putting Obama’s approval rating at its highest point in two years. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said in a press conference on Monday that citizens must be responding “to the drive that (Obama) has.”