Today a friend shared this article with me, ‘Diner drops prayer discount after threat of law suit‘. Apparently just the threat of a law suit was enough to get the christian diner to drop their discount for those who preyed, or for non-Christians, those who meditated.
According to the heritage foundation, 1 in 5 Americans are now receiving some form of government assistance. The Wall Street Journal reports that food stamp-usage is on the rise and so are the number of people on the food stamp rolls. This brings some to say that the U.S. has become a nation of dependents:
We here at the Knight did our research into every state, looking for the ones which we might consider best to live in. We based our rankings on several factors like; Gun Rights, Income Tax, Sales Tax, Divorce Rate, Number of Welfare Recipients, etc. Our criteria is split into three categories,
1) Does the State promote the 2nd amendment right to protect property; 2) the taxing burden of the state; 3) How bad is the entitlement culture within that state?.
Gun rights and taxes are ranked (1-50) 1=best 50=worst. If you wish to view the rest of the data we used for all 50 states click here. As for the 15 worst they were: New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, California, Hawaii, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Rhode Island, Delaware, Washington, Minnesota, Iowa, Colorado, and New Mexico; not necessarily in this order.
We recently found a report funded by “The Skillman Foundation.” The report showed that just two years before Detroit went bankrupt, it’s citizens were already becoming morally and economically bankrupt. One key aspect in the decline of Detroit was the decline of kids being raised by their married parents, let alone in a two parent home.