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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 […]

Non-Profit on a Mission to Save ‘Retired’ Mill Dogs and Find Them Forever Homes

Non-Profit on a Mission to Save ‘Retired’ Mill Dogs and Find Them Forever Homes

BY ROBERT JAY WATSON It was a day of celebration and some furry cuddles at a Colorado-based animal welfare organization when the staff welcomed 96 dogs rescued from captivity. Non-profit National Mill Dog Rescue (NMDR) posted a video on Feb. 3, 2020, of its staff busy “offloading” the dogs that had arrived at Lily’s Haven, the Peyton-based facility named after the […]

2nd Ventura COVID-19 Lockdown Protest- Larger, 1000 Strong Army- Objections Sharpen

2nd Ventura COVID-19 Lockdown Protest- Larger, 1000 Strong Army- Objections Sharpen

By George Miller Resentment, suspicion and in some cases, sheer desperation, drove people out in the streets today to express their concerns and anger over the COVID-19 lockdown approach, which has thrown tens of millions out of work (far more than unemployment statistic reveal) and sometimes, into poverty and onto food lines. It has also […]

Two California legal firms advise pastors on how and when to re-open churches

Two California legal firms advise pastors on how and when to re-open churches

    By Michael Hernandez  CHINO HILLS—Senior attorneys for two California legal firms—Tyler and Bursch and the Pacific Justice Institute shared their legal expertise today on a zoom conference hosted by Chino Hills Calvary Pastor Jack Hibbs on “How and When to Re-Open Churches.” “According to Gov. Galvin Newsom, we are in the first phase […]

Social-distancing, shelter-in-place, restricted travel increase family violence risk

Social-distancing, shelter-in-place, restricted travel increase family violence risk

By Michael Hernandez  A new study just released in April by Andrew M. Campbell in the Forensic Science International: Reports 2 (2020) 100089 shows that actions “to slow the spread of the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19) such as social-distancing, shelter-in-place, restricted travel are likely to dramatically increase the risk for family violence around the globe.  In […]

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government | Important Trends Post-COVID-19 🦠

Venturans for Responsible & Efficient Government |  Important Trends Post-COVID-19 🦠

“ Wealth is the ability to fully experience life.” —Henry David Thoreau   We’re living through unprecedented times. No one knows how events will develop as we emerge from the COVID-19 crisis. Yet there are specific unmistakable trends to watch. We want you to be aware of the trends and to look out for the critical […]

Suicide rising across the United States

Suicide rising across the United States

    By Michael Hernandez  Both the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Statistics for (2019) and the Vital signs report released from the Center for Disease Control (June, 2018) show that suicide is rising across the United States prior to COVID-19 with no one knowing what the suicide rates have become during this pandemic outbreak. […]

NASA Develops Ventilator, Helmet for COVID-19 Patients

NASA Develops Ventilator, Helmet for COVID-19 Patients

BY ZACHARY STIEBER NASA developed a new ventilator and a helmet for patients suffering from COVID-19, the disease caused by the CCP (Chinese Communist Party) virus, a novel coronavirus that emerged from mainland China last year. Engineers at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California designed the high-pressure ventilator, which is tailored specifically to treat patients with the new […]