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Neutrality, Objectivity, and Sloppy Scholarship

Facts are never neutral, and they do not speak for themselves.

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Atheists Can’t Find Atheists to Support Atheism

Atheists are in a full court press to take a public stand and declare their belief that God does not exist. The long-term implications of such a belief are horrendous to think about, but I’ll save my comments on that topic for another time. First it was the American Atheists who set up a monument […]

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Emory University President Gets a Taste of Politically Correct Extremism

Emory University President James Wagner was trying to make a point about compromise in an article he wrote in the winter issue of Emory Magazine. He made his appeal by referencing the Constitution and the “three-fifths clause,” pointing out that the constitution was a compromise. As expected, liberals were outraged, as this news item from […]

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The Framers and Jesus

Periodically I get emails from the same dopey antagonists. Some of you may remember a guy named “Fred.” I have a folder of nearly 500 emails from him. I started out answering him point by point but began to see that he’s a one-way street. All counter evidence is dismissed. And when he’s caught in […]

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My Final Thoughts on the End of the World

The Los Angeles Times reports: “If there’s one government agency really looking forward to Dec. 22, it’s NASA. The space agency said it has been flooded with calls and emails from people asking about the purported end of the world — which, as the doomsday myth goes, is apparently set to take place on Dec. 21, 2012.” […]

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How God Used Margaret Thatcher to Turn the Tide of the Twentieth Century

“In war, as in economics, it was [Prime Minister Thatcher’s] moralistic certainty, not her gender, which set her apart from her male colleagues, enabling her to grasp risks they would have baulked at.” John Campbell, The Iron Lady 192 (Penguin Books, 2009). Two principled political leaders of Great Britain in the last century rescued not only their own […]

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Announcing the September 2012 Monumental Cruise & Tour!

We are very pleased to announce our ‘Monumental’ Tour & Cruise with Kirk Cameron, Marshall Foster & Gary DeMar! When we walk in the footsteps of our fathers, we gain context for who we are as a people and hope for the next generation. In Kirk Cameron’s soul-stirring film Monumental the paradigm and intent of our forefathers […]

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‘Hugo’ Movie Review

‘Hugo’ is the astonishing adventures of a boy who lives in a Paris train station, and the enigmatic owner of a toy shop there. Hugo Cabret is a wily and resourceful lad whose quest to unlock a secret left to him by his father will transform Hugo and all those around him to reveal a secret and loving place he can call home.

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The Hidden History of Social Security

Social Security is in the news as presidential candidates jockey for political position. What you don’t know about Social Security may surprise you. Gary DeMar takes a look at the socialist history of this government pyramid scheme in this edition of Vantage Point!

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The Unknown Christian History of Mount Rushmore

Many Americans are unaware of the Christian history of the Mount Rushmore carvings. At its inception, the massive monument was to include an explicitly Christian inscription to ensure future generations would understand the reason for its existence. Watch this episode of Vantage Point to find out more of this fascinating history!

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The Admiral of the Ocean Sea

Christopher Columbus might have remained a footnote in history, if Washington Irving, the author of “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” and “Rip Van Winkle,” had not published a three volume biography about him. Although Irving established Columbus’ rightful place in history, he also told a few fibs, the biggest one being that Columbus wanted to […]

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Rewriting History

D.W. Griffith directed the 1915 epic-making silent film masterpiece The Birth of a Nation, based on the play by Thomas Dixon called The Clansman. The purpose of the film was to rewrite the history of the South and the Civil War. The title The Clansman was changed to The Birth of a Nation to give […]

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