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Halloween, All Hallows Eve, Christ, Christianity

Is Halloween Canceling Christianity in 21st Century American families?

WASHINGTON: Are you one of the many Christian families seriously torn between their Christian faith and Halloween trick-or-treating, parties, and events? Some 70 percent of Americans celebrate some form of Halloween according to the  Statista Research Department. In 2021, an estimated 65 percent of Americans plan to celebrate. Christianity is shrinking dramatically amongst Millennials and ...

Hyundai, Santa Fe, SUV, Review

Hyundai’s 2021 Santa Fe SEL offers excellent looks, features and value

There are plenty of reasons why the Hyundai Santa Fe SEL has been a top-selling SUV. It offers great styling, a comfortable ride, and technology that outpaces its competition. The 3-row SUV market is huge and there’s a great deal of competition in this segment by many worthy competitors. Even though it shares the same ...

Avoid fall weight gain with salmon and sweet potatoes

SAN DIEGO, October 19, 2021–Fall weight gain is an unfortunate side effect of the season, but not unavoidable. A delicious feast of Sheet-Pan Salmon with Sweet Potatoes & Broccoli and exercise can help you maintain a healthy lifestyle during the coming months. Avoiding fall weight gain Healthy Women states that people gain weight in the ...

gas, mileage, tax, infrastructure bill

The Tax Man Cometh! Infrastructure bill includes new mileage and gas taxes

WASHINGTON: The government loves to spend your money. This is accomplished by more taxation and other user fees. The newest 3.5 trillion dollar infrastructure bill includes a “By The Mile Tax”. Those that are driving electric cars, which the government is pushing, will no longer be skirting road taxes you will now have to pay ...

Generations, Presidents, Greatest Generation, Baby Boomers

From the Greatest to the X-Y-Z – America’s current generations

WASHINGTON: At 114 years old, Nebraska’s Thelma Sutcliffe is the oldest living American. She is the seventh oldest person in the world, according to the Gerontology Research Group. So long as long-lived people exist, America will have six living generations at any one time. It is easy to get caught up in the artificial hype ...

2021 Ford Ranger TREMOR – is it almost a RAPTOR?

By Lauren Fix and Duane Pemberton Ford’s Ranger was reborn a couple of years ago and is now better than ever. The new Ranger Tremor Off-Road is a Supercrew cab pick-up that comes with standard 4×4 and goes beyond the FX4 Off-Road package. Powertrain: Powering this truck is a 2.3-liter EcoBoost 4-cylinder engine that’s good ...

Jeep Gladiator, Vehicle, Review

Jeep Gladiator SUV pickup truck–How do you like me now?

TOLEDO: Jeep® hasn’t made one of their sport utility vehicles (SUVs) in a pickup truck since the 1990s when they put the Jeep Comanche® to bed. The Comanche was taken out of the lineup for several reasons upsetting those who owned them and would have bought another. Native Americans notified Jeep that the Comanche tribe ...

2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring | Economy, style and power

By Duane Pemberton and Lauren Fix Chattanooga, TN — The 2021 Honda Accord Hybrid Touring is essentially a carry-over from last year’s model. The only changes an 8-inch touch screen for its infotainment system, and has native support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. There’s a reason why the Accord continues to be a great ...

2021 Hyundai Veloster N | The most fun you can have under $35k

Chattanooga, TN — The 2021 Hyundai Veloster N provides the most fun driving experience you can buy for under $35k. There, I said it and I’ll stick by that statement after spending a week in one for a week on the roads in eastern Tennessee. Is it silly-looking? Yes. What’s up with that third door ...

The Rivian: The first electric pickup rolls out in Illinois

NORMAL, IL: September of 2021 will go down in the automotive history books. It was the day that the first electric pickup truck rolled off an assembly line in Normal, Illinois.  Electric vehicle (EV) company, Rivian, is producing the Rivian 1T. The EV Pickup will compete with Tesla’s forthcoming Cybertruck and the Ford F-150 Lightning ...

The 2021 Hyundai Palisade Calligraphy is a best of class 3-row SUV in many ways

By Duane Pemberton and Lauren Fix   Chattanooga, TN — With the 2021 model year, Hyundai has introduced a new top trim level called Calligraphy for its Palisade SUV. So what are the changes and features in this new trim? Glad you asked. You’ll find a blackened grill, quilted leather door panel inserts and 20-inch ...

2021 Cadillac XT4 Luxury Edition | A compelling SUV

By Duane Pemberton and Lauren Fix Buffalo, NY — The 2021 Cadillac XT4 is here in a few trim levels but does it live up to the Cadillac brand that evokes thoughts of utmost quality? It’s the brand that General Motors will spare no expense in developing and producing. We only have a few minor ...

Get ready for autumn with healthy Cinnamon Ginger-Spiced Pear Muffins

August 31, 2021, San Diego, CA–The first day of autumn is a mere week away, and pear muffins are a great way to welcome the most colorful season. The aromas of pears and spices wafting from the oven are part of the enticement of the coming fall days. Cinnamon Ginger-Spiced Pear Muffins make an excellent ...

christians, Afghanistan, Biden

Pray for the Afghan Christians Biden is abandoning to Taliban Executions

WASHINGTON:  Since the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan Biden has said absolutely nothing about protecting Christians in Afghanistan. The Taliban are hunting Christians in Afghanistan. In fact the UK Express reports that “the Taliban are going door to door looking for Christians and if they discover a bible app on your phone, it brings instant death.” ...