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History Holds Lessons for Today’s Economic Reopening and Recovery

History Holds Lessons for Today’s Economic Reopening and Recovery

BY EMEL AKAN News Analysis WASHINGTON—As nations slowly move toward reopening their economies, the pace and success of economic recovery will depend on policies undertaken to reverse business and labor market disruptions. Economists believe the pandemic has created the worst downturn since the Great Depression. Strict lockdown measures to contain the spread of the virus have caused a severe decline in economic […]

American Center for Law and Justice fighting “essential” abortion services; Planned Parenthood resists COVID-19 testing

American Center for Law and Justice fighting “essential” abortion services; Planned Parenthood resists COVID-19 testing

    By Michael Hernandez WASHINGTON, D.C.—Planned Parenthood is still performing elective abortions and refuses to comply with state orders banning elective medical procedures—including elective abortions in an effort to protect public safety and to conserve critically needed personal protective equipment. Planned Parenthood kills nearly 950 babies a day but considers their services “essential” and […]

New COVID-19 study shows staggering effect on America’s mental health

New COVID-19 study shows staggering effect on America’s mental health

By Michael Hernandez NEWBURY PARK–An April 27 survey of 2,032 U.S. adults have shown that they are eight times as likely to screen positive for serious mental illness compared to a 2018 government sponsored survey of U.S. adults that were asked the same questions.  The surveyed adults were three times more likely to fit criteria […]

Godspeak celebrates 2020 Grads

Godspeak celebrates 2020 Grads

By Michael Hernandez NEWBURY PARK–The COVID-19 pandemic tried to snatch graduation festivities from hard-working students worldwide but not for the 20 graduates that Godspeak Calvary Chapel celebrated in a special “Fireside Chat” (Episode 53) honoring 11 high school and 9 college students Monday.  The graduating group included a doctorate recipient and two graduates from the […]

Story of Mother’s Day

Story of Mother’s Day

This is the history of Mother’s Day presented by William J. Federer during the May 9th Godspeak, Newbury Park’s Fireside Chat    WILLIAM J. FEDERER is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America’s noble heritage.   Bill’s AMERICAN MINUTE radio feature is broadcast […]

VC Health Officer Facing Biggest Challenge of Career With COVID-19, Speaks With Citizens Journal

VC Health Officer Facing Biggest Challenge of Career With COVID-19, Speaks With Citizens Journal

By George Miller Ventura, 5-6-20- I talked with Dr. Robert Levin, Ventura County Health Officer, Public Health, of the County Health Care Agency, who quickly agreed with my statement that dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic situation is likely the biggest challenge of his career. He has the difficult job, among others, of managing Ventura County’s […]

History of Prayer in America (Part II: Post-Revolutionary War)

History of Prayer in America (Part II: Post-Revolutionary War)

    By William J. Federer (Editor’s Note:  This two-part series on the History of Prayer in America is a precursor to the May 7th National Day of Prayer and a Ventura County Prayer Call on the same day.) On November 8, 1783, at the conclusion of the Revolutionary War, Massachusetts Governor John Hancock issued: “The […]

History of Prayer in America (Part I: Colonial Days & Revolution)

History of Prayer in America (Part I: Colonial Days & Revolution)

    By William J. Federer Days of Prayer have a long history in America. Colonists declared Days of Prayer during droughts, Indian attacks and threats from other nations. Edward Winslow’s record of the Pilgrims’ experiences, reprinted in Alexander Young’s Chronicles of the Pilgrims (Boston, 1841), stated: “Drought and the like considerations moved not only every […]

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules

Crushing the States, Saving the Banks: The Fed’s Generous New Rules

    by Ellen Brown Congress seems to be at war with the states. Only $150 billion of its nearly $3 trillion coronavirus relief package – a mere 5% – has been allocated to the 50 states; and they are not allowed to use it where they need it most, to plug the holes in […]

Public Sector Unions Continue Their Attack on Property Rights in California

Public Sector Unions Continue Their Attack on Property Rights in California

    By Edward Ring California’s legislature is controlled by Democratic super-majorities in both houses. These Democrat politicians, in turn, are controlled by public sector unions. They are now considering Assembly Bill 828, which will empower courts to summarily reduce rents by up to 25 percent and create additional barriers to the eviction process. Passage of this law would […]