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French officials estimate at least 129 people were killed in last week’s coordinated terrorist attacks by ISIS in Paris. An additional 350-plus were wounded, and nearly 100 of those are in critical condition. Within hours of the French attacks, al-Shabaab, an al-Qaida offshoot, killed at least 147 people at a university in Kenya, according to …

The specifics couldn’t have been guessed, but nobody can say the events that occurred yesterday in Paris weren’t seen coming, and seen a long way off. Today, the non-Muslim world’s prayers should be with Paris and the families of the dead. The massacre of at least 153 people and wounding of so many more in a …

An atheist lobbying group called the Center for Freethought Equality is in a tizzy because Ted Cruz recently shared his thoughts on God and the presidency. Cruz was at the National Religious Liberties Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, last week when he was asked how important he believes it is for the president to fear God. Cruz …

If it wasn’t clear yet, Bernie Sanders’ performance Wednesday in Virginia shows that he intends to be every bit as pro-Muslim as our current Oval Office holder. In a moment guaranteed to make the Left swoon, Sanders pandered to Muslims everywhere when he brought a Muslim student up on stage at George Mason University, embraced her …

At the 20th anniversary of the Million Man March — which still couldn’t round up more than a few thousand men — the crazies were out in number. One speaker claimed Native Americans were being kept in concentration camps and led the crowd in a chant of “Down, down, USA.” Louis Farrakhan preached his special brand …

By Raymond Ibrahim Front Page Magazine The Orthodox Christian Church, which is reclaiming its traditional role in post-Soviet Russia, has just described its government’s fight against the Islamic State and other jihadi groups in Syria as a “holy war.” According to Vsevolod Chaplin, head of the Church’s Public Affairs Department, The fight with terrorism is a …

Has the world changed enough to see modern-day Russia in a new light? Vladimir Putin has attacked the United States on ideological grounds. The following is from “Who’s Godless Now? Russia Says It’s U.S.” “At the height of the Cold War, it was common for American conservatives to label the officially atheist Soviet Union a ‘godless nation.’ “More than …

Let’s think like a liberal for a moment. We won’t do it too long since some of you are susceptible to headaches and fits of anger and rage at the mere thought of thinking like a liberal. Sometime’s it’s necessary. It called “forcing the antithesis,” adopting the operating assumptions of a worldview and working them …

Islam is antithetical to Christianity and the founding of the United States. Anyone who is curious about America’s history should know this. But because of our government schools and the claim of religious neutrality (atheism), most public (government) school students have never been introduced to America’s Christian history. What follows is a small slice of …

When then candidate Obama chose Joe Biden as his VP, the topic of abortion came up. Biden is Roman Catholic, and if there is a consistent voice of opinion in the Church it’s that abortion is a grave moral wrong. Biden has taken what he describes as a “middle-of-the-road position”: “I remember vividly the first …

Whoopi Goldberg is a classic practitioner of the ignorant expert. She often gets away with her ignorance because her audience is often just as ignorant as she is. Here’s her latest: “The hosts of The View on Tuesday ranted about Catholicism, the Pope and his visit to America. Whoopi Goldberg, offering her thoughts on the faith, …

Can a Muslim swear an oath to uphold the Constitution when the Constitution is contrary to his beliefs? The Constitution states that the document’s drafting took place “in the year of our Lord” 1787, a clear reference to Jesus Christ. For a Muslim, Jesus is not Lord, so his oath would contradict what the Constitution …