Rev. Austin Miles, a chaplain in Northern California is a writer and historian. He is the author of Santa's Surprising Origins, a story that received worldwide circulation and resulted in him being cast in the 2004 Hallmark Christmas Movie titled, Single Santa Seeks Mrs. Claus. He played the mall Santa who magically received the gift of sign language.

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Monday, September 21, 2009

MilesTonesNews of The Morning

A new feature on this website will spotlight parts of the morning news that nobody notices which surely will brighten up your day. I know it does mine.  Such as the case of this item published this morning advertising an interesting library event in Kensington, California this evening.

Friday, September 18, 2009

GeneralNewspaper Rebuked for Another Carrie Prejean Attack

Like many newspapers, The Contra Costa Times has a history of attacking Christians and slanting the news to fit the liberal socialist agenda. On September 1st, their page 2 “People” section went after the real Miss USA, Carrie Prejean, stating that she filed a lawsuit in order to bring more attention to herself. This pastor promptly wrote a response with request to publish. After ignoring the request for two weeks they received a second notice, a bit more forceful, advising that by deliberately printing misinformation about Ms. Prejean, they were obligated to publish my response to correct their mis-statements.

Monday, September 14, 2009

GeneralReader Irked At Kennedy Story

When a comment is received in response to one of my stories, I ask for permission to publish it. When that is given, I attach it to the story. However, this one was so off the wall in so many ways that it deserves a feature spot since it has a surprise twist ending that I never expected. See if you can guess who the writer is, and where he or she is coming from.

Friday, September 11, 2009

GeneralUpdate: What’s Behind The “YOU LIE” Shout?

Congressman Joe Wilson stopped the world with a shout this week when he yelled, “You lie!” at Obama. That came after ‘The One’ stated that illegal immigrants would not be covered in his healthcare plan. Wilson’s two words, now famous, came out with a curious authority that was more than just an outburst. Orlean Koehle, President of Eagle Forum of California, forwarded an email to me from Allen Ide of Deleware that explains the oomph behind the shout:

Thursday, September 10, 2009

General“YOU LIE” Shout The Only Truth in Speech

In a rambling speech regarding the excellence of Obama’s Health Scare Plan (9/9/09), one congressman, Joe Wilson (R-SC) struggled to keep himselfl in order until Obama stated; “Illigal immigrants will not receive healthcare coverage.” That was [the] one mis-statement too many that propelled the congressman to yell out for the world to hear, “You lie!”

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