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Keyes: Time for a proper response is now
Hillsdale, Michigan, speech

February 9, 2004
Hillsdale Daily News

Americans, especially Christians, need to wake up to the abuses of a judicial tyranny or they will soon face persecution . . . [Click for more]

(See also the follow-up article "Rally for the Right," about the Hillsdale rally.)

Alan Keyes to speak at Hillsdale, Michigan, rally
Feb. 7th event for the Ten Commandments

January 21, 2004
Hans Zeiger

HILLSDALE, MI - Former United Nations Ambassador and two-time presidential candidate Alan Keyes will speak at a Rally for the Ten Commandments at Hillsdale Assembly of God . . . [Click for more]

Alan Keyes on the O'Reilly Factor Wednesday night

January 20, 2004
RenewAmerica staff

On Wednesday, Jan. 21, Alan Keyes will appear on Fox News Channel's "The O'Reilly Factor," with popular host Bill O'Reilly . . . [Click for more]

The radical as conservative

January 19, 2004
Paul Greenberg

History is up to its old tricks again. The dangerous radical of one generation becomes the conservative icon of another . . . [Click for more]

Bush skirts Democrats to install Judge Pickering

January 16, 2004

After Democrats blocked the nomination for more than two years, President Bush installed Mississippi Judge Charles Pickering to a federal appeals court in a recess appointment . . . [Click for more]

Veto the Omnibus Appropriations Bill!

January 14, 2004
Paul Weyrich

I can't recall the last time I have agreed with Sen. Tom Daschle (D-SD), the Senate Minority Leader. But Daschle is right when he says there is too much pork in the Omnibus Appropriations bill . . . [Click for more]

(See also "Omnibus Spending Bill Hikes Discretionary Spending by 9 Percent in 2004," by Brian M. Riedl.)

Alan Keyes critiques Demo presidential hopefuls on Hannity show
Calls them "hard to take seriously"

January 13, 2004
RenewAmerica staff

On Jan. 13, Alan Keyes appeared on the Sean Hannity national radio show and discussed at some length the Democratic presidential primary.

Dr. Keyes also commented on the electability of President Bush in light of the economy, the Iraq situation, and the president's immigration policies. A transcript of his remarks follows. [Click for more]

Bush's amnesty plan

January 9, 2004
Michelle Malkin

My 8-week-old son's Social Security card recently arrived in the mail. On the back, there's a stern warning: "Improper use of this card or number by anyone is punishable by fine, imprisonment or both" . . . [Click for more]

Jimmy Carter: "Compassion for Mordor"

January 6, 2004
Dennis Prager

Editor's note: Given the popularity of The Lord of the Rings, and also given the perennial efforts of former president Jimmy Carter to establish world peace at apparently any cost, the staff of RenewAmerica thought our readers would enjoy the following satire by Dennis Prager. [Click for more]

(See also Fred Hutchison's article "Tolkien, Islam, & Manicheism.")

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In this Holy Season, we wish you and yours a most Blessed Christmastide.

May God bless and protect America, and all who love her. Peace on Earth, and Goodwill toward men.

The Keyes Family

Presidential message: Christmas 2003

December 25, 2003
George W. Bush

Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men (Luke 2:14).

As families and friends gather to celebrate Christmas, we remember all the blessings that fill our lives, beginning with the great blessing that came on a holy night in Bethlehem. For Christians around the world, the birth of Jesus is a central religious event; an example of God's profound love for humanity; and the pathway to hope and to new life . . . [Click for more]

Terror alert raised during the holidays

December 21, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

In a tone more emphatic than usual, U.S. officials warned that terrorists may strike again on American soil, with attacks possible during the holiday season and beyond . . . [Click for more]

And it came to pass in the days of Saddam...


December 17, 2003
Rabbi Daniel Lapin

How should Jewish and Christian Americans of faith view the historic capture of Saddam Hussein?

Most of us project the core elements of our own self image onto an imaginary big screen, which then displays our larger worldview . . . [Click for more]

News analysis
Sekulow explains the Supreme Court's

campaign finance ruling

December 12, 2003
CBN News

CBN.com -- The Supreme Court has ruled that the Campaign Finance Reform Law is constitutional, much to the dismay of liberal and conservative interest groups alike. Pat Robertson spoke with Jay Sekulow, chief counsel of the American Center for Law and Justice, for insight about the ruling . . . [Click for more]

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Message from Iraq

December 4, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

The proud warriors of Baker Company wanted to do something to pay tribute to their fallen comrades. Since they are part of the only Marine Infantry Battalion left in Iraq, they had a picture taken to say how they feel. They would like everyone to share this with others, to let the world know that "WE HAVE NOT FORGOTTEN and are proud to serve our country."

The Thanksgiving Proclamation

New York, 3 October 1789
George Washington

By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation.

Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey his will, to be grateful for his benefits, and humbly to implore his protection and favor . . . [Click for more]

PABAAH petition takes aim at Michael Moore film project

Miramax and theater owners facing boycott

November 22, 2003
Patriotic Americans Boycotting Anti-American Hollywood

Syracuse, NY--Patriotic Americans Boycotting Anti-American Hollywood and ConservativePetitions.com have joined efforts to protest the development and release of "Fahrenheit911," the latest film project directed by controversial director Michael Moore . . . [Click for more]

Constitutional governance and the irrationality of marriage

November 20, 2003
Richard G. Wilkins
Professor of Law, Brigham Young University

Four months ago, in Lawrence v. Texas, the Supreme Court by a 6-3 vote announced a constitutional right to homosexual sodomy . . . [Click for more]

Massachusetts gay marriage ruling condemned
Bush, Keyes, Romney say ruling irrational and contradictory

November 19, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

On Tuesday, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts ruled that the state's constitution guarantees gay couples the right to marry . . . [Click for more]

Photo by John Hartman, Coral Ridge Ministries

Conservatives aim to curb power of federal courts

November 18, 2003
Washington Times

A coalition of conservative groups, angered by last week's ouster of Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, vowed yesterday to mobilize "millions" of Americans to pressure Congress to pass laws restricting federal courts' powers . . . [Click for more]

Photo from Grassfire.net

Groups seek Ten Commandments protections

November 17, 2003
Associated Press

WASHINGTON -- Conservative religious groups began a petition drive Monday to demand that Congress legislate to protect displays of the Ten Commandments in public buildings . . . [Click for more]

Montgomery Advertiser photo
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Justice Moore says the rule of law is above judges
Appears on Fox's Hannity & Colmes

November 15, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

On Friday, Nov. 14, former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore told Fox's Hannity & Colmes that "defying a court order is necessary when that court order is unlawful, and you're there sworn to uphold the rule of law" . . . [Click for more]

Alan Keyes to hold

Photo by the Montgomery Advertiser (Click for more pictures)

press conference on the removal of Chief Justice Roy Moore

Will address the judiciary's assault on America's moral foundations

November 14, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

On Friday, Nov. 14, at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Ambassador Alan Keyes will hold a press conference in Detroit, Michigan, to discuss the removal Thursday of Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore . . . [Click for more]

Judge Roy Moore

Photo by the Montgomery Advertiser
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Ten Commandments judge removed from bench

November 13, 2003
Associated Press

Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore was removed from office Thursday for refusing to obey a federal court order to move his Ten Commandments monument . . . [Click for more]

Support the GOP Senate filibuster
Come to the Capitol or contact your senators

November 11, 2003
Mychal Massie

Please take a moment to read the important information below. Your help is crucial to the success of this effort. Carefully consider what role you can play pursuant to the needs listed . . . [Click for more]

Trial of Alabama Chief Justice Moore begins
For refusing to deny God or deviate from his oath

November 11, 2003
Douglas W. Phillips, Esq., Vision Forum

At this moment, the world's most famous Ten Commandments monument is locked in a closet at the Alabama State Judicial Building . . . [Click for more]

Senate Republicans will "counter-filibuster" this Wednesday

30-hour marathon Senate session planned

November 10, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

On Wednesday, Nov. 12, Republican senators plan a 30-hour, all-night talkathon on the U.S. Senate floor to counter Democratic senators who have delayed, and even destroyed, the nominations of several judicial appointees of President Bush . . . [Click for more]

Conservatives celebrate winning one for the Gipper

November 6, 2003
Washington Post

"Right-Wing Thought Police Have Declared Reagan, Like Dissent, Off-Limits," People for the American Way cried yesterday as conservatives did a victory dance over CBS's decision to yank its controversial miniseries about former first couple Ronald and Nancy Reagan . . . [Click for more]

President Bush signs ban on partial-birth abortion

November 5, 2003

THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Good afternoon. I'm pleased that all of you have joined us as the Partial Birth Abortion Ban Act of 2003 becomes the law of the land . . . [Click for more]

Montgomery Advertiser photo
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Court stays out of Ten Commandments fight

November 5, 2003
Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court steered clear of a contentious religious dispute on Monday, ending the legal fight of a judge who wanted to put a 2 1/2-ton granite Ten Commandments monument back on display in an Alabama courthouse . . . [Click for more]

Stop obstruction now!
Senators & black leaders speak out for Justice Janice Rogers Brown's nomination

November 4, 2003
Thomas C. Hoefling
Executive Director, Life & Liberty PAC

As the unprecedented filibusters of President Bush’s judicial nominees in the U.S. Senate continue to multiply, Republican Senators struck back hard against the Democrats this morning in a Capitol Hill press conference . . . [Click for more]

Former Alabama Gov. Fob James and his son oppose prosecutor of Judge Moore

Photo by the Montgomery Advertiser
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Say Attorney General Bill Pryor has conflict of interest

October 31, 2003
Roy Moore Defense Team

MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Former two-term Alabama Governor Forrest H. “Fob” James, Jr., and his son, attorney Forrest H. “Fob” James, III, both submitted affidavits to Chief Justice Roy S. Moore’s legal team in support of a need for recusal/disqualification of Attorney General Bill Pryor . . . [Click for more]

Congressmen slam CBS for homeschool story

33 House members "deeply offended" by "biased" report

October 30, 2003

CBS News has come under fire from members of Congress who say they were "deeply offended" by a lop-sided "Eye on America" series on homeschooling that aired earlier this month . . . [Click for more]

Character assassination!
Stop CBS, Hallmark from smearing Reagan with lies

October 30, 2003
Conservative Petitions

Sounds like a sitcom premise: A forgetful, inattentive, foul-mouthed, callous lout of an American president, dominated by a pill-popping spouse, laughingly bumbling his way through the Oval Office. What fun! . . . [Click for more]

Boycott launched of anti-Reagan CBS series
Show’s advertisers will be targeted for 30 days

October 27, 2003

Washington, DC – The firestorm over CBS-TV’s upcoming attack on Ronald and Nancy Reagan got a bit hotter today as a boycott was launched by angry conservatives at BoycottCBS.com . . . [Click for more]

Alan Keyes' Chief of Staff heralds Schiavo victory
Mary Parker Lewis says out-of-control courts received wake-up call

October 25, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

In a New York Times article that acknowledges the broad, heart-felt public support that led Florida legislators and Gov. Jeb Bush to spare Terri Schiavo's life on Tuesday, Mary Parker Lewis--Alan Keyes' Chief of Staff--attributes the outcome to the fact that citizens and their representatives believe the courts "wield too much power" . . . [Click for more]

Another account of harassment of Christians by U.S. marshals
Ten Commandments event in Washington, D.C.

October 25, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

The following is the second of two articles about harassment of Ten Commandments supporters on Oct. 5 in Washington, D.C.

The account was written Oct. 9 by Rev. Daniel Sparks, who was arrested by U.S. marshals for holding a Ten Commandments sign . . . [Click for more]

Ten Commandments supporters seek to send message to Rehnquist
U of Alabama Law School lecture Friday

October 22, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

Ten Commandments supporters plan a "visible presence" at a Tuscaloosa, Alabama, lecture to be given by U.S. Supreme Court Chief Justice William Rehnquist . . . [Click for more]

Florida lawmakers vote to save Terri Schiavo
Gov. Bush signs measure that restores feeding

October 21, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

At about 4 p.m. Eastern Time Tuesday, the Florida House voted to accept the wording of a Florida Senate measure that was approved minutes earlier authorizing the feeding tube of Terri Schiavo to be reinserted. Governor Jeb Bush immediately signed the bill, and Terri's feeding is being resumed . . . [Click for more]

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Dr. Keyes to speak tonight in Blairsville, Georgia

October 21, 2003
RenewAmerica staff

Dr. Alan Keyes will speak tonight, Oct. 21, in Blairsville, Georgia, and is expected to discuss the right of states and local governments to display the Ten Commandments . . . [Click for more]

Outrage: Christians profiled at the Capitol!
Ten Commandments rally attendees harassed by marshals

October 20, 2003
Minutemen United

Editor's note: This is a personal testimony from a mother who was in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 5 attending a Ten Commandments rally with many Christian groups . . . [Click for more]

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Judge to hear Ten Commandments case
Arguments scheduled today for courtroom in Gainesville

October 20, 2003
The Gainesville Times

An effort to remove the Ten Commandments from the Habersham County Courthouse will get its day in court today . . . [Click for more]

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