Conflict and War

There Are None So Lost…

“There are none so lost as those who have misled themselves.” That is a quote from Richard Fernandez of the Belmont Club from his article “Why We Flight“. That is not a misspelling. It got me to thinking and that leads to making connections and eventually it led me back to the events of this…

London

Senseless murder and tragedy struck again as the disciples of death and hell plied their trade in London under the cover of doing Allah’s will. Adrian Warnock, noted British blogger and pastor, responds with To the terrorists: we will survive your bombs. One Internet site was set up just to respond with pictures from around…

Zeal Without Knowledge

Colonel David Hackworth died of bladder cancer today. He was one of the most decorated veterans in U.S. history and spent the retired portion of his life working as an outspoken advocate forf the American soldier. I respected Colonel Hackworth and being a Vietnam era veteran who lost a brother during the TET offensive, I…

The Devil As A Terrorist

Matt Wretchard over at Belmont Club, in an article discussing Kim Jong Il lying to Carter and Clinton about Korea’s nuclear weapon program, cut to the quick when explaining why most of the world would rather have the illusion that North Korea was keeping its agreements than the truth. The alternative is to abandon the…

The Death Penalty: Part II

This discussion was started because of a posting on Proverbial Wife. This is solely a biblical investigation, since, to the best of my ability, my life is scripture-driven and that is my touchstone for this issue. Social, psychological, and public policy issues will not drive this investigation, though we will probably examine in later parts…