Month: June 2019

Even Satan Can Quote Scripture

Dr. Bart D. Ehrman, a New Testament scholar, and I use that term loosely, is the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of N.C. at Chapel Hill.  He has written 20 some odd  books to date including,  “Misquoting…

Maybe Even Trilobites

Every single bird and mammal I can think of, even some reptiles and fish, will exhibit something that ethologists call “threat display” whenever it feels menaced. Dogs and cats, horses and cattle, geese and pigs all engage in what amounts…

Enough is Enough

The twenty-seven simple, easily-understood words of the Second Amendment to the United States Constitution have not proven clear and forceful enough to protect and defend the right it concerns, especially given its ideological enemies who willfully misunderstand it. In the…

On Becoming Public Enemy No. 1

“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,…

With Friends Like These, Who Needs Democrats?

Rodney William Ansell was a widely-respected Australian cattleman, hunter, and outbacker, most famous for his survival skills under harsh conditions, who served as the model for the movie character “Crocodile Dundee”. His business and his family were destroyed by trendy…

Without Moral Certainty Freedom is Lost

“Our free civilization was built upon the moral certainty that there exists in the scheme of life a great ideal of ‘right action,’ a Natural Law of proportion and sanity that permeates existence,’ an order in the universe which [we]…

The False Red Flag

It’s the left’s fondest wet-dream, unfulfilled before now: a right-wing would-be domestic terrorist — a “white nationalist” and a Coast Guard lieutenant, to boot, if the lying mass media are to be believed — with a hit-list of protocommunist politicians…

Democratic Socialism 101

In his 1991 essay, The Virtue of Civil Society, sociologist Edward Shils describes civil society as a community of free individuals who associate voluntarily for commonly shared values, purposes, and ends.  This personal liberty implies the freedom of an individual…

Racism and Firearms

Let me preface this piece by saying two things: 1) As a white, non- Jewish, heterosexual male, I’m in the one group that’s not allowed to give opinions on racism, and 2) I don’t care, and I’m going to anyway.…

Acting Like Serfs, Treated Like Serfs

These days it’s hard to keep up with all the stories about official government misconduct and police brutality. So what is it that makes so many “law enforcers” treat the rest of us like vermin to be stomped upon? If…

Trump Impeachment Addiction

Impeachment has been the subject of “national conversation” for three years now.  It isn’t going away. There is no escaping the impeachment talk. It probably won’t go away even after Trump gets reelected.  For the next six years, it is…

We Speak Your Name

Paul writes in 2 Cor 12: 9-10:  And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee, for my strength is made perfect in weakness.  Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ…

Some are Born Blind, Others Choose Blindness

An individual commented on an article I posted saying that “in order to truly fight the demogogues I (the site) must be bipartisan.”  He then accused us or me in particular of being a “poser, propagating an agenda, the pot calling the kettle black.”  I prefer to…