GOOD FRIDAY - This is the day that Our Lord suffered the cross as a sacrifice that all who believe may have eternal life. What appeared to be defeat to His tearful followers became a victory over death as He arose the 3rd day. May God bless you on this Holy Day
MCCAIN FRONTS FOR OBAMA - On Good Friday morning Senator John McCain toured Benghazi, Libya and made rather bizarre contradictory remarks. He said he was there to "learn who the rebels are" and then later said that the rebels are "my heroes." Why would the aging Senator call a group of Muslim fighters, some of whom formerly fought and killed our troops in Afghanistan, "heroes?" Obama is destroying the last vestiges of secular governments in North Africa such as in Egypt, and they are being replaced by extremists Muslims; and Senator McCain is all smiles about the result. McCain's comments must sound odd to the families of the men who died at the hands of these fighters in Afghanistan.
CONGRESS IN RECESS - The House and Senate are in "Spring Break" recess and will not return to session until May 2, 2011. No votes will occur prior to 6:00 PM on that date. Majority Leader's Calendar
APRIL 7th CHAIRMAN'S REPORT ONLINE - In this issue: America's new Libyan "allies" are former Gitmo residents, terrorists / Obama wants to fund Gaddafi - no, wait - Gaddafi must go! / Senator Durbin's staff has ties to Islamic extremists? / Congressional caucus saves condemned Afghan Christian / New bill to forbid the use of foreign law in U.S. courts / "In God We Trust' Resolution passes House. Read here
GOOD FRIDAY DISASTER AVERTED IN INDONESIA - Indonesian Muslim Jihadists planted nine bombs, one weighing almost a 1,000 pounds near a cathedral in Serpong, just west of Jakarta. Some were placed under a gas pipeline to cause large numbers of casualties. Police learned of the bombs while questioning terror suspects who had sent letter bombs to officials. National police spokesman Anton Bachrul Alam said the bombs were timed to explode as Christian worshipers arrived at the church to celebrate Good Friday.
SAUDI ARABIA ARRESTS CHRISTIANS - Hundreds of Thousands of Christians from all over the world are hired to work in Saudi Arabia, but they are not allowed to worship the Lord. Two Indian Christians of a thriving Pentecostal house church are now in prison in Riyadh. Vasantha Sekhar Vara, 28, and Nese Yohan, 31, who are members of the "Rejoice in the Church of the Lord" congregation have been in "pre-trail" detention. In India, Vara's pastor, Ajay Kuma Jeldi, said that Vara had told him by telephone that he had been pressured in prison to convert to Islam, but had refused. "If I have to die for my God, I will die for him here," Vara reportedly said. Read more