Dec. 26, 2013
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Wayne Grudem on global poverty fighting, Winston Churchill addresses a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress

Today’s news and Wayne Grudem, professor at Phoenix Seminary, provides solutions to global poverty plus: an address from 1941 by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill, and more

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The White House and Obamacare: Several new polls are painting a troubling picture for the White House and the president’s signature health care law. Emily Elkins of the Reason Foundation says that public opinion of Obamacare is on life support.

Must carry: Millions have tuned in to the popular televangelist Charles Stanley over the years. But if a bill in Congress passes, he and most other religious broadcasters could be taken off of your TV. Craig Parshall of the National Religious Broadcasters says the legislation could do away with something called ‘must carry.’

Defrocked: The United Methodist Church has defrocked Frank Schaefer, a pastor in Lebanon, Pennsylvania, for performing a same-sex wedding.

Day-after-Christmas shopping: The day after Christmas is one of the busiest shopping days of the year. Kathy Grannis of the National Retail Federation says stores will be ready and waiting for all of those gift cards found in Christmas stockings yesterday.

Business/economy: The markets were closed yesterday for the Christmas holiday. Despite millions of people hitting after-Christmas sales today, business reporter Warren Smith says seasonal retail sales have been disappointing so far.

Notable Speech: Wayne Grudem on global poverty fighting

Wayne Grudem, professor of Theology and Biblical Studies at Phoenix Seminary, speaks to the Heritage Foundation about his book, The Poverty of Nations, A Sustainable Solution.

A notable speech from Dec. 26, 1941

Less than three weeks after Japanese forces attacked Pearl Harbor, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill addressed a Joint Session of the U.S. Congress about the what was likely to lay ahead in World War II. A text of Mr. Churchill’s remarks is here.

Dec. 26, 2013
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