Tag: common sense

Understanding Through Perspective

You understand who you are, by grasping what you are.   Life bring many questions:  Why do some people have such difficult lives, while others have it so easy?  Why is there so much suffering in the world?  Why are there…

Two Sides of the Same Coin: the Death Coin

Gun-Grabbing and Abortion Two Sides of Culture of Death Coin “Gun control and abortion are two sides of the same coin, the culture of death coin,” says John M. Snyder. “Gun control proponents say they want to make life safer than…

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…

Stealing Any “Right” is Wrong

While debating gun haters with facts might be fun, in the end nothing changes.  Its like talking to a brick wall.  They still hate guns and you are left wondering how these “guys” could fight their way out of a paper…

Sheep, Wolves and Sheepdogs

“Honor never grows old, and honor rejoices the heart of age.  It does so because honor is, finally, about defending those noble and worthy things that deserve defending, even if it comes at a high cost.  In our time, that…

Honor Saluting Honor

I would like to share something taken directly from The American Patriots Almanac by William J. Bennett and John T.E. Cribb. “The Civil War came to an end, for all practical purposes, in April 1865 when Robert E. Lee’s starving, exhausted Confederate…

When Plunder Become A Way of Life

“When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men living together in society, they create for themselves, in the course of time, a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.”  Frederic Bastiat…

Science Is Not Infallible

Having read a 2012 article by Shawn Lawrence Otto of Scientific American, “Antiscience Beliefs Jeopardize U.S. Democracy” I felt compelled to add my two cents. According to Otto’s article, America is slipping off its science foundation fostered by the political right.  “Today’s denial…

Divine Law and the U.S. Constitution

If President George Washington miraculously returned to America in 2017, what do you think he would have to say to our countrymen, and our elected representatives?   I don’t think most of it would be complimentary.  I think he would be horrified…

The Cowboy Spirit

There are two Americas.  And yes, it is possible to live in one and not even know the other exists thanks to the plethora of niche media.  Since the middle of the last century, from both  domestic and international perspectives, there…

God Never Gave Man Dominion Over the Climate

Why Christians Can’t Believe in Man Caused Global Warming Christians believe humankind is God’s all-time favorite creation because He tells us so in the Bible. But leftist/socialists often known as Democrats think humans are an evil, toxic blight bent on…

Depressed Teens Need Jesus

When it comes to anxiety and depression, our young people don’t need safe spaces. They need Jesus. The numbers are shocking. According to the journal Translational Psychiatry, more than 36 percent of teen girls in America are depressed or have…

We Reap What We Sow

The following was written by Ben Stein and recited by him on CBS Sunday Morning Commentary in 2013.  It is just as relevant today. My confession: I don’t like getting pushed around for being a Jew, and I don’t think…

Heresies of Brennan Manning

Brennan Manning has been a favorite author of many evangelicals for some time. Such well known figures as Michael W. Smith, Rich Mullins, Michael Card and Max Lucado praise his writings. When a pastor friend quoted his 1990 book, The Ragamuffin…