Ben Ward Music
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Tag archive: obama [ 3 ]

God, help us

From President Obama’s speech to the UN earlier today… (Pursuit of peace) “That effort must begin with an unshakeable determination that the murder of innocent men, women and children will never be tolerated.” Yet we murder innocent children to the tune of some one million a year in the US alone.  Since 1973, 45 million children have been aborted in our own country (not to mention the numbers around the world). When will we stand up for their rights?  When […]

Healthcare Reform – Tell Me Why Not

… Rep. Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), said his party may not even need to put forward a plan. Why are my friends so vehemently against Obama’s Health Plan without offering any alternatives of their own?  I suppose it’s because they have jobs that provide health insurance for a nominal fee and if they go to the doctor or, heaven forbid, something catastrophic happens they know that they will be covered. At most companies for which my friends work the withholding for their […]

Justice, Obama, and the Harlem River

I know there are lots of different people with different views that read this blog. I have my friends from the Church who, by and large, are conservative. I have my music friends who are mostly liberal. I even know some who cherry pick from one side or the other. If you know me, you know that I lean conservative and this is mostly on social issues. I’ve lived in overwhelmingly liberal communities a lot, so I’ve learned to just […]