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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014

What is the result if America abandons its role of the world’s policeman, and what have been the real-world effects of that foreign-policy perspective? Bret Stephens, foreign affairs columnist and deputy editorial page editor at the Wall Street Journal, joins Janet to talk about his book, “America in Retreat.” And is there a Christian way to think about sports? Shirl James Hoffman stops by to discuss his book, “Good Game.” Plus: In light of President Obama’s executive amnesty, is it time for Christians to reconsider God’s perspective on the role and requirements of civil government and its leaders? We’ll talk about it. That and more — join us! 1-800-343-9282.

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Articles of Interest

BREAKING: Petition supporting Duggars breaks 50,000 signatures in 24 hours: growing fast

A petition launched by LifeSiteNews responding to a media campaign by gay activists to pressure TLC to cancel the Duggar family’s highly popular TV show “19 Kids and Counting” has earned over 53,000 signatures in less than 24 hours, and is growing fast. At the same time, a Tweetfest supporting the Duggars is scheduled to begin at noon today, using the hashtag #DefendtheDuggars. (Click here to find out more about the Tweetfest.) LifeSiteNews’ petition responds to a separate petition against the Duggars launched on Change.org, that in particular criticizes Michelle Duggar for opposing a “transgender” bill in Fayetteville and demands that TLC yank the Duggars from the air.

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The Millions of Dollars Jonathan Gruber Got From You, in One Chart

Jonathan Gruber, one of the architects of Obamacare, has been caught over and over again mocking the American people. Gruber apparently has not objected to the fact that those same taxpayers were on the hook for $6 million in federal and state contracts awarded to him over the past six years.
Gruber, a health economics professor at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, returned to the spotlight in recent days as videos surfaced of him discussing the tactics used by the Obama administration and Senate Democrats to pass the Affordable Care Act, popularly known as Obamacare.

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The Best Friend by J.C. Ryle (1816-1900)

A friend is one of the greatest blessings on earth. Tell me not of money — love is better than gold; sympathy is better than lands. He is the poor man — who has no friends! This world is full of sorrow — because it is full of sin. It is a dark place. It is a lonely place. It is a disappointing place. The brightest sunbeam in it, is a friend. Friendship halves our troubles — and doubles our joys!

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New Survey Finds Widespread Support for Immigration Reform Among Pastors

The nation’s Protestant senior pastors want the U.S. government to mix justice with mercy when it comes to immigration reform. Most say it’s the government’s job to stop people from entering the country illegally. They also support reform that includes a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants already in the country. And they believe Christians should help immigrants, no matter what their legal status. Those are among the findings of a new survey of 1,000 Protestant senior pastors from Nashville-based LifeWay Research. The survey was conducted prior to the mid-term elections.

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Videos

Janet Mefferd Interviews Allen West about ISIS in Iraq

Janet talks with former Congressman Allen West about how the United States should handle ISIS in Iraq.

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From the Blog

Mark Driscoll resigns from Mars Hill Church

“All flesh is like grass, and all its glory like a flower of the grass. The grass withers, and the flower falls, but the word of the Lord endures forever.” (I Peter...

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