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We still want answers regarding the attacks in Benghazi

One week after the election, we find ourselves dangling from a “fiscal cliff.” But wait a minute. I remember Obama telling us during the election that our economy was on the up and up. Are you telling me that our president lied to us?  News flash: he has never told […]

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It is time to pray for our country, leaders

The election is finally over, and we will continue with Barack Obama as president.   Many Republicans are feeling the pain of defeat and asking themselves if there was more they could have done.  I too have found myself daydreaming about what Mitt Romney’s campaign could have done differently: exposing […]

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Republicans need to learn from this loss

The election is now over, and Barack Obama will be the President of the United States for four more years. Despite all the Facebook status updates and Tweets saying we need to pray for our country because of the election results and warning us of an oncoming apocalypse because of […]

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Hurricane Sandy: The alarm has sounded

The United States government has placed pressure on Israel to give up land for peace for many years. However, the land of Israel was promised to Abraham, Isaac, Jacob and their descendants. This pressure has resulted in judgment on the U.S. from the same God that promised Israel to the […]

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Unanswered questions in Libya leave room for speculation

There are some questions lingering about the course of events that led up to the death of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens, in Libya. The Obama Administration has reported the details from the full investigation will not be available for several months. This has left many wondering why. […]

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Bible 103 with Brother John

This will be my last installment, dealing with the false accusation that we desire to see people hit us so we can entangle them in a lawsuit for lots of money. I do not deny that we have been punched, kicked, pushed, spit upon, cursed, had objects thrown at us […]

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Let me be clear

Actions speak louder than words.   That seems like a phrase we have heard more than once and has usually proven to be true.  So what do President Obama’s actions say about his words?  That answer seems not as “clear” as it should be. When the President’s plane touched down […]

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Bible 102 with Brother John

This commentary is second in a three-part series and is to dispel the false accusations by many at Tech during the three days we were there preaching the Gospel of Jesus Christ. The most common objectors to our preaching are professing “Christians” who know very little of the Bible they […]

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The real Obama and the republican caricature

There are two different President Barack Obamas.   One is the person who passed health care reform, turned the U.S. auto industry around and made college more affordable by expanding the Federal Pell Grant and keeping interest rates down on loans.  His foreign policy has also led to the death […]

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CORRECTION – Sept. 21

The story “New Cookeville business gives back to the community” in the Sept. 21 issue of The Oracle incorrectly stated that Philanthropy in Franklin, Tenn., donates 5 percent of its sales to charitable organizations. That amount should have been reported as 10 percent. The Oracle regrets the error.