Category: Transparency

The War On Christianity

“My analysis is that most faith based systems depend upon an absolute moral order. The declaration of things as absolutely evil or absolutely good, as sin or virtue, puts liberalism into a horrible position because it’s founded on no judgment…

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Stand up for Your Country

“Brethren, be not children in understanding: howbeit in malice be ye children, but in understanding be men.” – 1 Corinthians 14: 20 Republicans are taking the Sunday school approach to Donald Trump. In Sunday school children are taught that all…

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Venezuela, The Poster Child of Failure

In a smoke-filled college dorm room somewhere in this country, several students lament the failures of capitalism and the United States while offering simple, broad brushed idealistic solutions to the world’s nuanced issues. Between tokes they discuss income inequality, the…

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JFK’s Sordid Legacy

God help us. If our 35th president, fiscally profligate, contemptuous of civil liberties, and criminally reckless abroad, is a paragon of modern conservatism, conservatism is in even worse shape than I thought. Gene Healy I have seen several posts on…

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Demagogues Con People

How do you know you’re being had by a slick politician? Writing in Mein Kampf about how to manipulate people and win power, Adolf Hitler said that since the average person had a very limited memory and a “slowness of…

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MO in 1954

Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco — and Michelle Obama left her brain in 1954. Addressing graduating high-school students the other day in the Topeka, Kansas, school district, the federal lunch lady said, referring to the Brown v.…

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Once Again It Is Fashionable To Hate Jews

“The murderous hatred against the Jews that has accompanied the history of our people has not disappeared; it has just been replaced with a murderous hatred of the Jewish state. What has changed since the Holocaust is our determination and…

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Reconciling Faith and Science

Science is a very powerful method of gaining and applying knowledge. In this sense, science per se is amoral, and while it has a large domain, it is not the end all and be all. It can tell us truth…

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