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Joe Biden Leaves on “International Shakedown” Tour

McLean, VA —  ICBTS News Presidential Candidate and former VP Joe Biden announced yesterday he will be leaving this week on what he is boldly calling an “International Shakedown Tour.” “It’s a sad reality, but in politics, you need to raise the bucks,” Biden said, “and I’ve found a fun and efficient way to do..

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Mother Killing Magistrates

Every person is to be in subjection to the governing authorities. For there is no authority except from God, and those which exist are established by God. Romans 13 and the Persecution-Seeking Christian Whenever we ponder Christianity and government, you can almost wager some well-meaning believer will argue that we can’t expect rulers to be just because Paul actually..

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Equality is Both Boring and Miserable..

Why Does Roger Moore Get all the Girls? An old real estate salesman taught me everything I needed to know about equality when I was a know-nothing twenty-one year old. “Jim,” he said, “if you gave a hundred different people a million dollars, in two years, a few of them would have ten million dollars..

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What if your Church Were a Little Scary?

Psalm 149, Just Sayin’.. I live in California — which on many fronts, is led by certifiably insane political leaders — but, countering that, my small town has more than 40 different Christian churches. I know enough about scripture to entertain a forlorn hope:  that means there are 40 men in this town who consider..

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Pall Bearers

So today, I watched brothers and sons gather around a casket.  A sister, wife, and mother had passed. I can’t say that I knew her well, or that we were close family, though we were in-law relations, and we became good Facebook friends, but the sight of her brothers bearing her casket across the green..

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