As the world focuses on Jerusalem’s Old City on this Good Friday, watching the throngs of Christian pilgrims, some bearing wooden crosses, making their way along the cobblestoned Via Dolorosa (the Way of Sorrows) — the path that Jesus walking on his way to His Crucifixion — the followers of Christ continue to suffer persecution for their faith.
President Obama’s perspective on healthcare is far removed from reality, it seems. He recently declared regarding his healthcare law, “this thing is working,” while Americans across the country are bearing the burdens that the law has created.
Two hundred and thirty-nine years ago today, Paul Revere made his famous ride to warn the colonists of the approaching assault of the British. We should remember his actions, British actions, and patriots' actions and then consider how America is faring today.
The latest Current Population Survey, a joint venture between the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Census Bureau, showed 148 million “benefit takers” compared to the benefit providers — workers in the private sector — who number 86 million.