Month: May 2018

The Death of Higher Education

Thomas Jefferson, upon founding the University of Virginia, said:  “This institution will be based on the illimitable freedom of the human mind. For here we are not afraid to follow truth wherever it may lead, nor to tolerate any error…

Danger of the Slothful Yawn

It is heartening to see some Christians are beginning to speak up in American politics. This blog is an example as is the recent push back against the NRA boycotts and the thousands of calls into ABC to complain about…

Willfully Blind

Most people who read history would like to think that if they had been present at some pivotal point in history, they would have chosen the right side—with the Allies and against the Axis, with Wilberforce and against the slave…

Ten Illusions and Realities

1. The left illusion: We work for the way the world should be. The right reality: “No future can guarantee my present, my present must guarantee my future.” E. Stanley Jones 2. The left illusion: Morality is a social construct.…

Putting the Fox in Charge of the Henhouse

According to the World Mercury Project two giant vaccine scandals are in progress at the moment.   The mainstream press is mentioning them, here and there, but without any intent to raise alarms,  investigate, or inform the public.  What else is…

‘Queer Space’

Tufts University is offering a course this fall examining “queer spatial aesthetics” and “queer world-making” in places like “bathhouses, nightclubs, [and] cruising grounds.” According to the course syllabus, “Queer Space: Explorations in Art and Architecture” will address questions such as: “What…

Remembering Those Who Have Sacrificed

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”  John 15:13 Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, was  created as an occasion to honor those who have paid the  ultimate price to ensure…

Feeding The Monster

“Who needs direct repression when one can convince the chicken to walk freely into the slaughterhouse?” Slavoj Zizek In an Orwellian age where war equals peace, surveillance equals safety and tolerance equals intolerance of uncomfortable truths and politically incorrect ideas,…

Virtue Transcends Time and Culture

Character counts  and we must demand it in our politicians.  It defines who we are, it’s the summation of our habits, our attitudes and attributes.  Character allows us to admit that  there is a right and a wrong – that honesty is…

Repeal The Gun Free School Zones Act

Another mass shooting, and another round of talking heads is clamoring for “common-sense” gun control.  The latest massacre, at Santa Fe High School in Texas, lead to the murder of 10 people by deranged teenager Dimitrious Pagourtzis, who stole the…

In War There Are No Neutral Parties

The Judeo-Christian worldview is both informed  by and fully acknowledges absolute truth as revealed in the Bible.   We hold that both individuals and nations are accountable to a sovereign Creator and it is within the framework of this worldview that…

False Promises of Unexamined Socialism

In the United States, surveys show that many millennials are not merely soft on socialism but openly support it. They think capitalism benefits only the “1 percent” and no one else, despite America’s matchless record of upward mobility and prosperity.…