Author: Rretta

Abraham

History records a man who lived, a man who 10 generations after a great flood used celestial science to prove the existence of God. He was a skilled scientist, astronomer and mathematician. His astronomical discoveries shook the very foundation of…

The Poverty Line

It is fashionable to say that society must solve the problem of poverty.  But how? Redistribution of income, voluntary or coerced, is never the solution.   LBJ’s War on Poverty proved that government interference only serves to prolong and intensify the…

Creation Is The Art of God

A number of recent books and articles claim that science has disproved the very existence of God.  It stands to reason that since we know so much about how the universe, they insist, God is unnecessary. There is no arguing…

Due Process When Everything Is A Crime

Government has become so big and intrusive – Congress has passed so many laws, many unread, – the Justice Department so politicized – that there are few checks and balances left to restrain these petty tyrants. Prosecutorial discretion poses an increasing threat…

There Are No Benevolent Dictators

“In searching for a new enemy to unite us, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like would fit the bill.”  Alexander King and Bertrand Schneider, “The First Global…

A World Without Borders Is A Fantasy

Driving the growing populist outrage in Europe and North America is the global push for a  world without borders.   While the world’s elite  can build walls or switch zip codes to insulate themselves from the consequences of allowing anyone and…

Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

Do you remember the story of Narcissus, that handsome Greek fellow  punished by the gods for his indifference and disdain toward others? Narcissus fell in love with his own beauty, and unable to tear himself away from his own reflection in…

The Danger of Good Intentions

“Good intentions will always be pleaded for every assumption of authority. It is hardly too strong to say that the Constitution was made to guard the people against the dangers of good intentions. There are men in all ages who…

Is DNA Edited Meat Safe?

The next generation of biotech food is headed for the grocery aisles this year.  While the first up may be salad dressings or granola bars make with soybean oil genetically tweaked to be good for your heart,  DNA edited foods…

Julian Assange, Good Guy?

Julian Assange, WikiLeaks founder, either a transparency hero or a Russian pawn who helped elected Donald Trump, depending on whom you ask, has been living inside the Ecuadorean embassy in London for the past six years.  Assange has been afraid…

Health Care Is Not A Right

Most proponents of universal health insurance coverage believe health care is a right. Nothing could be further from the truth. Of course people have a right to seek healthcare but they don’t have a right to healthcare.  There is a…

Mass Murder, Guilt By Association

Before the 1960s there were almost no mass shooting incidents in the United States, but the trend has increased ever since then. Why? The number of homicides has decreased significantly. There must be another cause. Perhaps society’s focus on the…

The American Church Is Clinically Dead

“Christians must vote for honest men and take consistent ground in politics.  God cannot sustain this free and blessed country, which we love and pray for, unless the Church will take right ground.  Politics are a part of religion in…