A False Peace 2012

There’s a price to pay to end injustices the magnitude of what abortionists do to human beings. Are we willing to pay the price?

My Brothers Keeper

I did a little research on the origin of the national holiday we call Thanksgiving. Of course we’re all familiar with the story of the first Thanksgiving with the Pilgrims and the Indians. Shame on me but I long ago forgot that this celebration only became a national holiday when Abraham Lincoln proclaimed it as such during the Civil War.

Interestingly enough, he took time out from preparing the Gettysburg Address to issue that Proclamation.

The country was awash in the blood of countless Americans from that terrible conflict. My own Missouri was said to be a “neutral” state then. Odd to think one could be “neutral” about such a clear-cut issue as the horror of slavery. And yet we were. I guess you could say we “were personally opposed, but….”

At first blush it may seem trivial to compare our bloodiest conflict (over 600,000 Americans were killed) to our…

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