Doug Giles

No matter what your Marxist, lesbian, long-toothed, community college history teacher sporting a bad haircut, stretch pants and stale coffee breath says, the vast majority of the founding fathers of our great nation were deeply committed Christians.  I?m talkin? deep. 

The truly great men who laid the foundations of our nation were solid, principled men who had profound internal convictions regarding God?s eternal truths and believed those verities should serve as a blueprint for an external government.

Those godly, risk-taking ?rebels with a cause? went into life?s laboratory on fresh American soil, as they looked to heaven for wisdom to build a country that would blow their grandmothers? non-existent support stockings off. 

And man, did these Christian men ? you heard me, Christian men, not atheist or agnostic or secular relativists -- did they do it right! 

Yes, little Sally secularist, they created, from a Judeo-Christian premise, the United States of America ? a human achievement without parallel. (By the way, my secularist friend, what have you created over the last 300 years that comes close to what Judeo-Christian men have built here in the US ? uhh, France?)

Get it right, difficult as it may seem in today?s secularist surroundings: Christian men, implementing a biblical worldview, are responsible for, as English historian Paul Johnson says, ?the creation of the United States, the greatest of all human adventures.?

Given the overwhelming success of the U.S. in implementing a type of government which had not been attempted on such a grand scale in 1,500 years, our farseeing forefathers understood that a great start and a successful run did not ensure continued blessing if the foundations upon which the nation were built were systematically destroyed.

And here is where we must watch our national backside, if we are not to witness the undoing of an amazingly successful, young experiment in self-government.

In two-hundred-plus years of awe-inspiring prosperity, the Christian roots and the initial notes of risk and daring regarding the American enterprise have derailed into atheistic materialism, moral complacency and corrupting self-assurance.  Far from the original ethical and moral moorings to which we were initially tied, we have drifted in a direction of decadence that the framers never intended or even imagined. 

The re-writing of our history (by denying that God was integral to these godly men?s lives) ? the ongoing offensives to remove the law of God from our country and Constitution ? our ethical rot that?s on a par with Sodom and Rome: America!  What the hell are you thinking?

Doug Giles

Doug Giles is the Big Dawg at and the Co-Owner of The Safari Cigar Company. Follow him onFacebook and Twitter. And check out his new book, Rise, Kill and Eat: A Theology of Hunting from Genesis to Revelation.