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Leadership For Truth

Where Are the Voices of Truth and Liberty? A couple of items popped up on my computer this last week that made me wonder where we are as a Christian community and commitment. First I saw a local church in our community making a bold statement to their flock that said this: “…..Church will not […]

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John Livingston

A Call to Action to the Idaho State Board of Medicine

On Friday October 29, the Florida board of Medicine Legislative Committee passed a resolution prohibiting puberty blocking medications, the administration of cross sex hormone treatments, and transgender surgery for children under the age of 18. The announcement by Board member Dr. Nicholas Romanello sited scientific data from national health departments in Sweden, Finland, and England […]

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John Livingston

Context and Mystery

Several of my buddies and I during my junior year of high school falsified IDs and gained access to THE LITTLE ART THEATRE. All during junior high, we heard stories from our big brothers about the infamous “LAT”. After years of anticipation, we finally made it inside after passing a bouncer who knew just by […]

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John Livingston

Enough is Enough!

Several years ago, in one of my first articles in the Gem State Patriot, I told the story of my Quaker grandmother being “shunned” at her Sunday Swarthmore Meeting by members of her congregation because her son was a Navy Fighter Pilot in the Korean War. Since the beginning of our country, many but not […]

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John Livingston

Tell the Truth

I am not the first to acknowledge the almost miraculous accomplishment of Dr. Rachel Levine. She is a professor of pediatrics and psychiatry at the Penn State College of Medicine, and previously served as the Pennsylvania physician general from 2015 to 2017, then as secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Health from 2017 to 2021. Levine is one […]

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Op-ed: Boys in Bras

With the growing tide of LBGTQ activism and the constant press of an acute minority on the senses of the people, we now face yet another of their many man-made crises. The whole transgender movement [along with the LBGTQ movement] is only a smokescreen, but an effective one at that. Communists in our midst are […]

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