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May 25, 2017
finding truth

At  Point of View, we are dedicated to helping you to find truth in a world that no longer believes in absolute truth. Many in our culture have abandoned the search for truth in this post-truth world. As Christians, we realize the problem is even worse because most people are not thinking biblically about important issues. My recent interview with…

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May 4, 2017
Trump-Religion

Kelly Shackelford, President, CEO and Chief Counsel of First Liberty Institute, today praised President Trump’s new Executive Order promoting free speech and religious liberty. In a statement, Shackelford said: “President Trump’s executive order on religious liberty should be both unnecessary and unremarkable. Yet activists have pledged to challenge President Trump in court for supporting the First Amendment. Our country was…

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May 4, 2017
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President Trump signed an executive order “promoting free speech and religious liberty” on Thursday. The final version of the order addresses two issues. First, it instructs the Internal Revenue Service to “not take any adverse action against any individual, house of worship, or other religious organization” that endorse or oppose candidates from the pulpit, which is currently outlawed by a…

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April 25, 2017
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It is arguably the largest economic transformation in recorded history. Can our politics adapt? I am a historian, and that usually means I’m a killjoy. When people say we’re at a unique moment in history, the historian’s job is to put things in perspective by pointing out that there is more continuity than discontinuity, that we are not special, that…

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April 25, 2017
intolerant left

Academic intolerance is the product of ideological aggression, not a psychological disorder. Student thuggery against non-leftist viewpoints is in the news again. Agitators at Claremont McKenna College, Middlebury College, and the University of California’s Berkeley and Los Angeles campuses have used threats, brute force and sometimes criminal violence over the past two months in efforts to prevent Milo Yiannopoulos, Charles…

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April 10, 2017
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While news seems to be breaking in every direction, there are two storylines in the continuing saga of allegations about Russian meddling in the 2016 election and Obama-administration spying on Team Trump. The first, as Victor Davis Hanson has outlined, involves the recusal — at least temporarily — of House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes. You have to admire the…

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April 6, 2017
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Leftists, it seems, have discovered the Bible. This week, the Washington Post ran a story by Caitlin Dewey with this shocking headline: “GOP lawmaker: The Bible says the unemployed ‘shall not eat.’” The lawmaker at issue was Representative Jodey Arrington (R., Texas), who spoke at length about means-tested welfare programs such as food stamps. He said: The Scripture tells us…

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April 4, 2017
president trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Amid the turmoil over staff shake-ups, blocked travel bans and the Russia cloud hanging overhead, President Donald Trump is steadily plugging away at a major piece of his agenda: Undoing Obama. From abortion to energy to climate change and personal investments, Trump is keeping his promises in methodically overturning regulations and policies adopted when Barack Obama was…

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April 3, 2017
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Democrats & Russian-Hacking Allegations — Putin Is Smiling ‘Horrifying!” inveighed an indignant Hillary Clinton at the last presidential debate, less than three weeks before Election Day. What so horrified her? Donald Trump’s refusal to pledge that he would accept the legitimacy of the election. Trump speculated that the electoral process could be rigged. Until he saw how it played out,…

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March 22, 2017

Don’t Panic, That’s Just the Death Rattle of a Boomer-Controlled Congress: What to Expect From Gen X and Millennials Moving Forward Armed with fresh data, generational expert Amy Lynch offers insight into leveraging one of the biggest generational shifts Congress has ever seen. The Boomers are in control, but for how long? Maybe not that much longer, says generational expert…

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March 22, 2017
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  “Without individuals, nothing changes. Without institutions, nothing survives.” So said French philosopher and statesman Maurice Talleyrand. He concluded there is a need for both the maverick individual who seeks to disturb the status quo, as well as the company man who presides over the equilibrium. We, Jim and Nick, both represent voices from generations that epitomize each caricature. One…

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