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Why should we all truly love America?

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America, I love you! Economically resilient, stubbornly optimistic, miraculously birthed, divinely blessed, statistically exceptional America. Historically flawed?  Sure.  What country isn’t?  But I love America! And so should you. Merta (not her ...

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5 statistics that prove Christians defy stereotypes

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Let’s begin with a caveat about these statistics. Nothing in the following paragraphs indicates that every church is healthy or that there aren’t issues for self-reflection and repentance. Far from it. Churches ...

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Poll: 61% of small businesses say they raised prices

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Sixty-one percent of small businesses say they raised their prices at the start of 2022. The poll was taken by the National Federation of Independent Business. That’s the highest percentage in almost 50 ...

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Homeschooling expands across nation as schools push restrictive Covid policies

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School restrictions and closures during the Covid pandemic continue to fuel a rapid rise in the prevalence of homeschooling. In the spring of 2020, around 5.4 percent of households in the United ...

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Abortion once again was leading cause of death worldwide last year

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Abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2021, with more than three times as many people losing their lives to abortion than the second-leading cause of death. Worldometer, a database ...

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Columbia, Mo. tackles its violent crime as elections loom

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Columbia is gaining a reputation as one of Missouri’s most violent cities. The deep blue city, an outlier in an otherwise deep red central part of the state, has dealt with a ...

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U.S. dollar losing 1 percent in value every 30 days

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Your money is losing close to 1 percent of its value every 30 days. That startling revelation was made by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data which released the latest inflation ...

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China, Mexico fueling American overdose death surge

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Drug overdose deaths in the United States increased by nearly 30 percent during the first year of the pandemic. Nearly 97,000 Americans died from overdoses between March 2020 and March 2021, according ...

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“People need to be outraged”: trafficking now rising across United States

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Human trafficking continues to be a silent epidemic across the nation, said Kevin Malone, president and co-founder of the United States Institute Against Human Trafficking, whose organization runs the nation’s sole accredited ...

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Half of American adults believe Jesus was only a great teacher

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Fifty-two percent of American adults believe that Jesus was a great teacher and nothing more. Ligonier Ministries’ biennial State of Theology survey provides key findings on what Americans think about God, truth, ...

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Here’s how to really view the economy

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As media headlines focus on underperforming areas of the economy, the early story is not getting told.  The Bureau of Labor Statistics has released some revised employment numbers showing 500,000 fewer jobs ...

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‘It’s just crazy’: Baltimore residents describe their living conditions

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Baltimore residents are now coming out in defense of President Donald Trump’s recent comments about conditions in the city. Trump made comments condemning the poverty and crime in the city which is ...

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Gillibrand promotes bill backed by discredited Southern Poverty Law Center

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Democratic presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand is throwing her weight behind legislation that would have the government catalog hate crimes, something the FBI already does. But waste and redundancy are nothing new in ...

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Families prefer summer trips by car

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Remember the days of summer trips with the family, scenery flying by with your hand out the window? Those days are back according to a new study. As summer begins, millions of ...

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Network 2018 news coverage of Trump administration 90% negative; yet his approval ratings improve

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Coverage of Donald Trump’s presidency on the three major TV networks—ABC, CBS, and NBC—was overwhelmingly negative in 2018, just as it was a year earlier, according to a study conducted by the Media ...

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