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The Breathless Trumpeter

James2229 Wrote: Apr 17, 2012 8:37 AM
The Hunger Games is the best modern day story of a totalitarian future if we but let the forces of evil-otherwise known as Obama and his Progressive Nazis and Liberal Fascists-take away our rights and freedoms. It never mentions anything about God or moral restraint. It just demonstrates the effects of a hedonistic society that controls and suppresses its people, while giving them no sense of freedom or hope for the future. My daughter, is a Social Studies teacher, sees the opportunity to teach her students about this situation. I suggested that she offer them extra credit for comparing the freedoms guaranteed by our Constitution to those taken away in that story.

On Dec. 1, 2008, President-elect Barack Obama offered World AIDS Day remarks at Rick Warren's Forum on Global Health. Obama concluded, "In the Apostle Paul's letter to the Corinthians, he asked, 'If the trumpet does not sound a clear call, who will get ready for battle?' We as leaders must continue to sound that call?...?and defeat this disease."

American trumpets through two long wars, one against disease (with AIDS the latest front) and the other against totalitarianism, have almost always sounded clear calls. We'll celebrate in 2014 the centennial of the opening of the Panama Canal, its construction possible only because...