Blessing vs. Damning America

"I've spoken of the shining city all my political life.... [I]n my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, wind-swept, God-blessed...."   - President Ronald Reagan, Farewell Address, January 11, 1989"'God Bless America?' No, no, no, God d--- America.... God d--- America.... God d--- America!!"   - Jeremiah Wright, pastor to Barack Obama for two decadesThe spiritual mentors of Ronald Reagan shaped his understanding and vision of America's role in the world. Why would anyone assume the same does not hold true for Barack Obama?Americans have always been a religious people, with the vast majority believing in God and a consistent majority attending religious services -- from the founding to today. The so-called worldview and even politics of many Americans are frequently shaped, guided, or reinforced by what they hear week after week from behind the pulpit, from the person of God they respect and usually admire as their...(Read Full Article)