Category: Politics and Government

Aboutness

When atheists and secular humanists dismiss Christianity, they are dismissing more than religion. They are dismissing a cogent moral system, along with the system of rights that system bestows upon us all. Lest we forget, our inalienable rights, which form the basis of our constitution, are granted (and not revocable by government) by our Creator.…

Traditions, DNA, And Manufactured Change

In a wonderful article at Another Think, Charles Lehardy writes about Tradition As DNA. I particularly took note of his identification of one of the apparent inconsistencies of the Progressives. If Harris is right, what progressives are attempting is a genetic experiment on our community DNA. If environmentalists can have qualms about genetically modified corn,…

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…

Flag Day

Today is Flag Day in the United States. The purpose of the day is to commemorate the adoption of the official flag of the United States, which happened on June 14, 1777, by resolution of the Second Continental Congress. In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson officially proclaimed June 14 as Flag Day and in August, 1949…

Usury And Calvin: A Question

I have recently come across some writings that call into biblical question the whole framework of modern economics (re: interest-generating loans without which our current socio-economic structure could not exist). By way of example, this post, What Love Is This? A Renunciation of the Economics of Calvinism lays the problem of usury, interest, and the…

Tough Day

I find it hard to believe how much the Terri Shiavo case has affected me and how upset the inexorable grinding of our dysfunctional legal system has made me. A simple reading of the evidence says something is very remiss here and I don’t believe what I see is the wishful thinking of a close-minded…