Freedom of Religion is Not a Suicide Pact

My worthy colleague George Handlery recently wrote a piece on how the enemies of freedom are using our constitutional protections and similar freedoms in other nations as a leverage to take over those governments and societies. Mr. Haldlery’s analysis is correct, raising the question of when one may restrict freedoms in the name of preserving [...]

The Magical Land of Progressitopia

dtrt2There once was a land, a magical land, with a chicken in every pot. And in this land, which was called Progressitopia, there were two peoples. There were those who saw the world as it was, and there were those who saw the world as they oh-so-very-much [...]

Will the Tea Party Lose Again?

With growing disapproval of the Obama administration’s leadership and the increasing popularity of the Tea Party movement within Republican ranks, many observers—myself included—are hopeful and even quite confident that the underdog GOP may make a strong comeback in the upcoming November elections, regaining control of the Senate, further expanding its strength in the House, and [...]

Immorality and Radical Secularism: The Two Greatest Threats to Our National Security

Thirteen years ago, America suffered a coordinated and devastating terrorist assault by wicked agents of a Middle Eastern foreign power. Today America is again under attack—-not just by violent religious fanatics from without, but by the forces of immorality and radical secularism from within.

“Immorality is un-American and a threat to national security!” Such were [...]

Corvettes and Creation

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1953 Corvette

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In 1990, evolutionist Tim Berra used the “evolution” of Corvette models as an apt analogy to describe the existing fossil record and to defend the [...]

Limbaugh’s ‘Jesus on Trial': The Verdict is in

Jesus on TrialAttorney, author and columnist David Limbaugh is a man after my own heart. He’s also a man after my own mind. That is to say, as both a fellow member of the bar and follower of Christ, I tremendously [...]

President Obama’s Broad Coalition of One

obm-arrgntWith great fanfare and a nationwide, prime time presidential address to the American people President Obama announced the formation of a “broad coalition” that would wage war together to destroy the Islamic State also known as ISIS or ISIL. Although few other details were given about the [...]

Brother Rachid: A Message To President Obama From A Former Muslim

brthrrchdBrother Rachid, the son of a Moroccan imam, has posted a video called “A Message to President Obama From a Former Muslim” in which he attempts to give the President a crash course in Islamic studies. He begins by telling the president that he is wrong when [...]

On Aquinas First Principles: Ethics, Natural Law and Truth

ntrlwNatural law is nothing else but a participation of the eternal law in a rational creature.

~ Aquinas

. . . [T]he Law of Nature and of Nature’s God.

~ Thomas Jefferson, Declaration of Independence (1776)

Biography

Aquinas, Saint Thomas(ca. 1225 – [...]

How We Told Our Kids About Sex

brdbyIt was the summer of 2011. We were visiting friends in North Carolina one weekend for a lovely wedding on the beach. Our strong-willed, opinionated and hyper-inquisitive children, a boy and two girls, were, at the time, 10, 7 and 6 respectively. My gorgeous, though Chicago-tough and [...]

Obama - One Useless +#&%#

uselessI am not sure why we have Barack Obama as President and Commander-in-Chief. He can’t lead, he won’t be held accountable for anything that goes wrong, he runs from responsibility, plays golf instead of governs and fiddles with his Hollywood benefactors while the world burns brighter and [...]

An Open Letter to the False Church

flschrch“For the time is coming when people will not endure sound teaching, but having itching ears they will accumulate for themselves teachers to suit their own passions.”

– 2 Timothy 4:3

Dear false prophets, false teachers and Christian apostates of every stripe:

We’ve all heard this phrase: [...]

Emboldened ISIS Barbarically Slaughtering Christians In Iraq As Obama Golfs

obmglfng2The Christian genocide taking [...]

On Plotinus and Immortality

plotinusNow I shall endeavor to make that which is divine in me rise up to that which is divine in the universe.

~Plotinus (last words)

I become a Christian on this date 38 years ago, August 8, 1976.

~Ellis Washington

Biography

Plotinus (c. [...]

Is “Christian” the Latest Word to Mean Nothing at All?

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Pope Francis and El Gran Carnicero

Rather than swinging the vote rightward on critical issues, self-styled Christians are increasingly opting for secular utopia.

Does it make sense to practice the Christian faith? Is it right to do so?

These are two distinct questions, and the answers to both, [...]

Finding Joy Amid World’s Chaos

csms“You will hear of wars and rumors of wars, but see to it that you are not alarmed. Such things must happen, but the end is still to come.”

– Matthew 24:6

I’m not quite ready, just yet, to put on my “The End is Nigh!” sandwich [...]

On Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler: When Science Wasn’t Politics

ptlmcAstronomy and religion have quite separate tasks, one teaching how the heavens go, the other how to go to heaven.

~Cardinal Barberini to Galileo

Prologue:

Science and scientists weren’t always like they are today—tools of the Leviathan socialist and progressive governments from whom most [...]

Why Liberal Catholics who Support Same-Sex Marriage are Wrong

cthlcsgymrgThe arguments that liberals use for their demand that same-sex marriage should be legally recognized in all states in the country generally espouse three arguments. The first argument is something to the effect of “if two people love one another, they should be allowed get married.” The [...]

Hobby Lobby Decision Chagrins Liberals

hbylbyfmnstsThe recent Hobby Lobby SCOTUS decision has brought about a hue and cry representing a chorus of scorched cats. It becomes almost impossible to exaggerate the hysterical theatrics used to denounce the supposed negative repercussions of this decision.

While the conservative wing of the Supreme Court [...]

The Coming Christian Revolt

aplclpsFrom behind a smoking sniper rifle high atop his ivory tower peers the secular-”progressive.” He surveys his many victims, strewn across the American landscape below and mockingly sneers, “War on Christianity? What war on Christianity?”

He then resumes shooting, all the while insisting that those uncooperative Christians [...]

I Admit, I’m Christian Because I Need a Crutch And I’m Brainwashed

athstcrtchI cannot understand how atheists are able to ignore the spiritual realm as if it doesn’t exist. They explain away miracles and supernatural events as if these thousands of occurrences over many years are all just random. I’ve had hundreds of answers to prayer in my life, [...]

‘Deeply Disturbing:’ Clinton, Democrats Seek To Undue Religious Freedom For America’s Business Owners

stmpotrelgn“Deeply disturbing.”

That was, in part, how former First Lady / U.S. Senator / Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that business owners with religious objections can refuse to pay for health insurance policies that cover contraception.

“I obviously disagree” [...]

Religion has a Rightful Place in Public Affairs

frdmfrmrlgnRecently I read a post that stated something I have heard numerous times; “religious convictions have no place in influencing legislation in a secular society.” By the word “secular,” I can’t help wondering if they mean non-ecclesiastical or demonstrably irreligious. While our Founders certainly created a functional [...]

Supreme Court – Death of the Martyrs

prlfToday is an interesting juxtaposition of the modern effort to “kill” faith fought through the U.S. Supreme Court as compared to a similar first century effort of Nero, Emperor of Rome, to “kill” faith.

“Killing Faith” is always accompanied by victims. Today, June 30, on [...]

The Deputy PM and & the Hoax Moderates of the Muslim Council of Britain

nckclgWhat’s hard to understand is why almost every time a British national newspaper (especially The Independent and The Guardian) publishes an article about some Muslim-related issue (say, the Islamisation of schools or, way back, the Danish cartoons) it either quotes the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) or [...]






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