Author Archive for Rretta

A Slippery Slope to Whatever!

Is morality a construct of organized religion,  cultural, individual to every person, or  an absolute standard?   C.S. Lewis wrote that  “If no set of moral ideas were truer or better than any other, there would be no sense in preferring…

Cut-Flower Ethics

For well over a generation, we have been living on “cut-flower ethics.”   We have removed ethics from the Bible-based soil that gave them life and think they can survive removed from that soil.   Fools and those possessing an arrogance bordering…

The Oracle of Hypocrisy

The latest from our Oracle of Hypocrisy – the government wants to teach you how to budget – how to be responsible with your money.  This from a  president who has wasted  millions upon millions of hard-earned taxpayer money on…

GOP: Making Values A Mute Point

On the Monday MSNBC broadcast of “Morning Joe,” Joe Scarborough challenged  media outlets and observers who say the Republican Party will soon broadly  support gay marriage, arguing that they fundamentally misunderstand political  realities in several conservative areas of the country.…

The Elderly Are Expendable

Debate about the reality of a two-decade pause in global warming and what it means has made its way from the sceptical fringe to the mainstream.  David Whitehouse of the Global Warming Policy Foundation said that “The global temperature standstill…

All Dressed up with No Place to go

“A man can no more diminish God’s glory by refusing to worship Him than a lunatic can put out the sun by scribbing the word ‘darkness’ on the walls of his cell.”  C.S. Lewis The Freedom from Religion Foundation is…

The Lost Sheep

Originially published at WWTFT It’s not enough anymore to simply live and let live. I was brought up that way. Others may behave in a manner with which I do not agree. Others may even behave in a manner that…

Obama Signs the Monsanto Protection Act

President Barack Obama signed a spending bill, HR 933, into law on Tuesday that includes language that has food and consumer advocates and organic farmers up in arms over their contention that the so-called “Monsanto Protection Act” is a giveaway…

Raising The Standard

“God grants liberty only to those who love it, and are always ready to guard and defend it.”  Daniel Webster Loving, guarding, and defending liberty is the full-time responsibility of every American.   Unfortunately, not every American loves freedom enough to…

The Idiots Guide To Hate Speech

First-Amendment guarantees of free speech are a cherished part of the American tradition and set us apart from virtually every other country.  But should  there be limits to free speech? Hate speech is a communication, whether oral or written,  with…

ObamaCare: Marketing Sex To Kindergarten

While the White House says sequestration has eliminated funds for children touring the White House, President Obama has no problem spending $350 million federal tax dollars under ObamaCare for sexual indoctrination programs starting in kindergarten for those same children.  This…