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Sites that promote America's Christian heritage

First Foundations: researches and reports on the societal foundations of family, government and religion anywhere in the world.
Center for Reclaiming America and Center for Christian Statesmanship
Federalist Patriot: the Internet's leading journal on Federalism and the Founders. Read this if nothing else. Check out the historical documents on the Federalist Patriot site.
Don Feder's web site : any attempt to separate America from God is a betrayal of our Republic
The late D. James Kennedy's video One Nation Under God.
Dr. Peter Lillback of Providence Forum. Educating Americans about their heritage of faith.
Dr. Donald S. Lutz, University of Houston. The Origins of American Constitutionalism.
Rabbi Daniel Lapin: Toward Tradition
Dr. James H. Hutson: Library of Congress. Religion and the Founding of the American Republic.
Rev. Donald S. Binder, rector of Pohick Church, where many of our Founding Fathers worshiped.
Dr. Paul Jehle, Plymouth Rock Foundation: to seek a greater public awareness and understanding of American history."
Marshall Foster, the Mayflower Institute: proclaiming the untold story of America's history, to prepare individuals and families to defend their Judeo-Christian heritage.
America's God and Country by William J. Federer: contains remarkable quotes illustrating the deep faith of those who built our nation.
Dr. Daniel Dreisbach, professor of public affairs at American University on Jefferson's wall of separation.
Gary DeMar: American Vision: equipping and empowering Christians to restore America's biblical foundation.
David Gibbs Jr: Christian Law Association


Autism Research Institute: The late Dr. Bernard Rimland
Autism Society of America: No. 1 in autism information
Cure Autism Now
DT Trainer: computer software using discreet trial training. We love it.

Christian interest

Albert Pujols, St. Louis Cardinals baseball star, and his family launch Christian ministry that aids Down syndrome children.
Answering Islam: a Christian-Muslim dialogue and apologetic
Truth Publishers was founded by Gene Gurganus. Gene was a longtime missionary in Bangladesh and wrote a great book: The Peril of Islam. You can purchase this book on his website and check out other items he offers.
The Cause USA: The CauseUSA is a prayer initiative to urgently mobilize nationwide prayer and fasting for America.
Christian Examiner: Christian news and events with regional editions.
Liberty Counsel
Faith Defenders: Christian apologetics
Freedom Alliance: support our troops. Oliver L. North, founder and honorary chairman.
Mark Kellner: a fantastic writer, editor, speaker. Check out Mark's blog too.
Operation Blessing International: breaking the cycle of suffering since 1978
Salvation Army: a great organization to support financially
Voice of the Martyrs

Christian family values

American Family Association


Christians for Life, a ministry in Topeka, Kansas, that helps churches and individuals to become the Hands of Jesus by becoming involved in the pro-life cause.

History and national interest

Alliance Defense Fund: defending our first liberty.
Foundation for Moral Law: official web site and organization supporting former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore
John Hagee Ministries
Center for Security Policy: Frank Gaffney Jr.
Supreme Court: plenty of background information.
Wall Builders: David Barton's organization dedicated to rebuilding godly principles in public affairs


Carolina Christian Conservative
SteynOnline: conservative commentary with British wit
National Review Online
Opinion Journal from the Wall Street Journal Editorial Page
Townhall: conservative news and information. Also a great place to go on election night for up-to-the minute results.


Home School Legal Defense Association
Patrick Henry College
Generation Joshua: division of Home School Legal Defense Association
High School Conservative Clubs of America

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Unless our country repents and turns to Jesus Christ, all the right political actions will help little.

Scripture of the Week: The people walking in darkness have seen a great light; on those living in the land of the shadow of death a light has dawned. . . . For to us a child is born, to us a son is given, and the government will be on his shoulders. And he will be called Wonderful Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Of the increase of his government and peace there will be no end. He will reign on David's throne and over his kingdom, establishing and upholding it with justice and righteousness from that time on and forever. The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this (Isaiah 9:2, 6-7).

Posted 10:10 a.m., Monday, Jan. 17

South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution celebrates the 230th anniversary of the Jan. 17, 1781 Battle of Cowpens Jan. 15 at Cowpens National Battlefield in South Carolina. In the Revolutionary War battle, American Gen. Daniel Morgan's troops decisvely defeated British troops under Col. Banastre Tarleton. View photo gallery.

Cowpens 2011

Jan. 16

On this day in 1786 the Virginia General Assembly passed the Ordinance of Religious Freedom, which disestablished the Anglican Church as the state church and guaranteed that no person could be molested for his or her religious beliefs. Thomas Jefferson had worked with the legislature to get such a law passed, often allying himself with Baptists and Presbyterians, who had suffered under the law. The inscription on his tombstone, as he requested, reads: “Here was buried Thomas Jefferson, author of the Declaration of American Independence, of the Statute of Virginia for Religious Freedom, and father of the University of Virginia.” American Minute with Bill Federer

Jan. 14
On this date in 1639, the Fundamental Orders of Connecticut, the first constitution in the American Colonies, was adopted by representatives from Wethersfield, Windsor and Hartford.

On this date in 1784, the Continental Congress ratified the Treaty of Paris, which officially established the United States as an independent and sovereign nation.


RECEPTION FOR SOUTH CAROLINA STATE HOUSE CANDIDATE — Phyllis Henderson (second from left) at campaign event Dec. 7 in Simpsonville. From left: Rep. Dwight Loftis, candidate Phyllis Henderson, House Speaker Bobby Harrell, Rep. Garry Smith and Rep. Dan Hamilton. View photo gallery.

Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton spoke at Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina, Monday night, Nov. 29, as a guest of the Conservative Students for a Better Tomorrow, an amazing group of young people. Here's their website.

Here's a video of my interview with Ambassador Bolton before his speech.

John Bolton Interview from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

Here is my video of Ambassador Bolton's speech.

John Bolton, former U.N. Ambassador, speaks at Furman from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo

Here is my still photo gallery of the John Bolton event.

We went to press Thursday with the Winter edition of The Palmetto Patriot, the quarterly publication of the South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution. Click here to read.

Winter 2010

The South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution and the Col. Robert Anderson SAR Chapter celebrated the 235th anniversary of the Battle of the Great Cane Brake near Simpsonville, Dec. 4. Click here for more information about the Dec. 22, 1775 battle.

SAR Color Guard

Here is my photo gallery.

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From left: Former South Carolina State Rep. Glenn Hamilton, his wife, Joan, and former Gov. David Beasley at Nightlight Christian Adoptions event at the Hamiltons home in Taylors Nov. 30. View photo gallery. I enjoyed hearing Gov. Beasley speak that night. His whole speech was centered on Jesus Christ from start to finish, a rarity for an elected official.


From left: Barb Taylor, Terry Gowdy, Rep.-elect Trey Gowdy and Dr. Bob Taylor, vice chair of the Greenville, South Carolina, County Council. Photo gallery.

Don and Lisa Van Riper hosted an event for Trey Gowdy, newly elected Congressman from South Carolina's fourth district and his wife, Terry, at the Van Ripers' home in Greenville Nov. 30. I am impressed with Trey and Terry's walk with Christ.

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I was born and raised in Evansville, Indiana, and only in the past few years did I realize that the first American killed in action in World War I was from Evansville and buried at Locust Hill Cemetery on the West Side of town. First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt visited his grave.

Posted 3:35 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 3

Here's a video I shot of South Carolina Gov.-elect Nikki Haley giving her victory speech. She is introduced by Attorney Gen. Henry McMaster

Nikki Haley Victory Speech from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

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Saturday night, Oct. 30

Photo gallery Nikki Haley bus tour Greenville

Videos from American Solutions Event in Greenville, South Carolina, Oct. 28

In the first video, Mike Gallagher, master of ceremonies, introduces former Speaker Newt Gingrich (please excuse the wrong placement of the Gingrich title slide under Mike)

Newt Gingrich speaks at American Solutions event in Greenville, South Carolina from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

View still photo gallery.

Below is the conclusion to Newt's speech


Newt Gingrich speaks at American Solutions event in Greenville, SC, Oct. 28 from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

Sen. Jim DeMint, introduced by Mike Gallagher

Sen. Jim DeMint speaks at American Solutions event from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

American Solutions speeches by Karen Floyd, chairman of the SCGOP, Trey Gowdy, candidate for South Carolina's fourth district U.S. House seat, Alan Wilson, candidate for SC attorney general, and Mick Zais, candidate for SC superintendent of education.

American Solutions event in Greenville Oct. 28 from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo

Mike Gallagher, master of ceremonies, invocation by Josh Kimbrell, president of CEO Round Table, and speech by Mayor Knox White

Mike Gallagher, Josh Kimbrell, Mayor Knox White from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

Press conference with Newt Gingrich and Mike Gallagher

Press Conference : Newt Gingrich and Mike Gallagher from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo

Rick Santorum and Curtis Loftis from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

View still photo gallery.

Rick Santorum Part One from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

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Rick Santorum Part 2 from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

RickSantorum Part 3 from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.


Alan Wilson, candidate South Carolina Attorney General from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

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Monday, Oct. 18

Tom Corbin, candidate for SC House District 17, speaks to Upstate Republican Women

Tom Corbin, candidate for House District 17, told the Upstate Republican Women Monday that he is pro-life and a Reagan conservative. He called for an end to government policies that kill jobs; an Arizona-type immigration law; and greater transparency in votes by legislators and expenditures by state agencies.

View Tom Corbin video.

View photo gallery.

From left: Rep. Garry Smith, House District 27; Leann Corbin; Tom Corbin, candidate for SC House District 17; Suzette Jordan, president of the Upstate Republican Women; and Rep. Wendy Nanney, House District 22.

State Rep. Garry Smith comments on 2010 South Carolina elections.

Rep. Garry Smith on 2010 SC elections from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.



Posted 7:25 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 12

Rep. Bobby Harrell, SC Speaker of the House, brings drive for 75 to Greenville from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.


Karen Floyd, SCGOP chairman, speaks in Greenville Oct. 12 from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.

Kenny Bingham, SC House Majority Leader, details GOP agenda from Thomas Hanson on Vimeo.


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