Category: Conflict and War

Where We Fight…

 wgmeisheid  May 19, 2023  0 Comments on Where We Fight…

“Listen close, Listen well. For I have a story to tell. It begins not here, but two steps from hell” Matthew 16:18b “I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.” The evil we face…

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How We Fight…

 wgmeisheid  May 19, 2023  0 Comments on How We Fight…

“I do not love the bright sword for its sharpness, nor the arrow for its swiftness, nor the warrior for his glory. I love only that which they defend.”  J.R.R. Tolkien

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Who Are You Really?

 wgmeisheid  July 2, 2021  2 Comments on Who Are You Really?

Liberty – If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear. Truth – In times of universal deceit, telling the truth will be a revolutionary act.  George Orwell said…

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The Truth of the Cross

 wgmeisheid  April 10, 2021  0 Comments on The Truth of the Cross

So many people view Jesus’ death on the cross at Calvary through the lens of Roman crucifixion. It’s as if that suffering alone defines Christ’s acceptance of becoming the Lamb of God and the sacrificial offering for the sin of…

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Rimdims #6: Ritual Impurity

 William  October 13, 2008

Considering the lengths that radical Muslims go to “protect” their ritual purity (e.g. Ayatollah Khomeini, after the Iranian revolution, declared that all non-Muslims were impure. He said that to wash the clothes of non-Muslims (you have to touch them), to…

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There Are None So Lost…

 William  April 19, 2007  0 Comments on 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…

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History and Reflection

 William  November 10, 2006  2 Comments on History and Reflection

My degree is in Ancient History. You could legitimately call me an historian, especially since I tend to view things using the tools of history. Historians depend on reflection from a distance, seeing things from a wider angle, not getting…

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Implications of a Long War

 William  September 7, 2006

The current thinking about the confrontation between radical Islam (Sunni Wahhabism and Shi’a Islam almost across the board) and the West is that it is a long war. No matter where you fall on the political spectrum, this is a…

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Islam Has Ordered Us… Part II

 William  August 3, 2005  0 Comments on Islam Has Ordered Us… Part II

I never expected the original posting to have a Part II. However, in interacting with those who have responded to the first post I stumbled across a September 29, 2004 article from FrontPage Magazine titled John Quincy Adams Knew Jihad…

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Islam Has Ordered Us…

 William  August 1, 2005  4 Comments on Islam Has Ordered Us…

“Islam has ordered us to terrorize our enemies and whoever denies that is an infidel himself.” So says the Algerian Salafist Group for Prayer and Combat (GSPC) which is a known North African Al-Qaida affiliate group as it applauded the…

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