A Tale of Three Governors – Media Bias Edition

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Former Democratic governor of Oregon John Kitzhaber, who was forced to resign in an ethics scandal.

It was the best of coverage – it was the worst of coverage.

You’ve heard of Virginia ex-Governor Bob McDonnell, yes? And his wife?

Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell […]

How Rand Paul Thinks Different

rndpldctrFrom Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Senator Rand Paul declared his candidacy for the presidency. The run-up had all the pageantry now associated with such affairs: prayers, recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance, a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, and well-produced campaign videos galore.

There also was something […]

Conclusions Based on the Antinomies of Pure Reason

csmsThis is an excerpt from John Harris’s new book, Climbing Backward Out of Caves, which makes a case for the rational basis of belief in a higher being.

One cannot prove logically that God exists—any kind of god. The “necessity” of a First Cause is held […]

In Favor Of Marriage

mrdAustin Cline, self proclaimed agnosticism/atheism expert, in his article, “What’s The Point of Marriage, Gay or Straight?” asks:

Why is it so important to be able to hold up a marriage certificate and say “we’re married” instead of simply saying “we’re a couple without a certificate?”

Cline’s […]

Kaj Munk, Christian Hero and Martyr of the Danish Resistance

kjmnkA Danish cleric identified as a rightwing political and cultural figure in the Denmark of the 1930s became the center of moral and intellectual resistance to the Nazi occupation of Denmark. Kaj Munk was murdered by the Germans and Danish traitors in January 1944 as an attempt to […]

Hillary Clinton Makes Another Attempt at a Clinton Dynasty

hlryclntn4It came as a surprise to no one when Hillary Clinton announced on Sunday that she was formally entering the race for president. Most political observers think she will easily win the Democratic nomination, since few Democrats dare to challenge the Clinton dynasty.

The former First Lady, […]

Is Marco Rubio the Candidate the Democrats Fear the Most?

mrcrb2 On Monday night, Florida Senator Marco Rubio became the third major Republican candidate to announce he was officially running for president, after Senators Ted Cruz and Rand Paul. He made the announcement from the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami, considered the Ellis Island of Florida, where […]

No Deal With Iran Can Possibly Be Valid

Masters of Deception

Sadly, the liberal/left wing of the USA’s Democratic Party (most Democrats) find the latest “deal” (not to be considered a treaty by the White House since treaties require a 2/3 vote of approval by the U.S. Senate) to have many good points. Wasn’t a high […]

Global Warming Is a Hoax

Deep down I have felt and believed for a number of years now that the ongoing global warming hysteria, much like the Darwinian theory of evolution, was a convenient, politically correct, money-driven and agenda-driven scientific hoax. Now my hunch has been confirmed by the compelling new research of a former U.S. government insider named John […]

The Stream Debates the Freedom from Religion Foundation

debateJay Richards, executive editor of The Stream, recently debated atheist Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF) at an event hosted by the Intercollegiate Studies Institute at Arizona State University. Barker is a former fundamentalist pastor who lost his faith and founded FFRF.

I don’t […]

Could Ted ‘Cruz’ to the GOP Nomination?

tdcrz4Last month, Texas Senator Ted Cruz became the first major Republican candidate to formally announce his run for president. A favorite of the conservative base, he deliberately chose to make his announcement at Liberty University, opening with, “I am thrilled to join you today at the largest […]

The Hillary Factor

hillary-clinton-old-hag-11At sometime approximately the same as when this column is being written Hillary Clinton is expected to formally announce her candidacy for President of the United States in an informal manner – Twitter, as opposed to the traditional speech, as used by Rand Paul and Ted Cruz. […]

Duly Noted - Make Tests Test, Make Schools School

Duly Noted

In the period that separated the Middle Ages from the modern era, the West’s civilization produced novel traits. While the gradually unfolding change was globally revolutionary, the cultural mutation must be attributed to a small area. Therefore, at first, this text used the word “Europe” […]

The Science Fictional Foundation Under Paul Krugman, Part One

plkrgmnPaul Krugman, a few years ago, wrote at length to extol the magnum opus of science fiction grandmaster, Isaac Asimov, the Foundation Trilogy. Prof. Krugman’s reflections thereon are of keen interest.

I met Asimov once, 40+ years ago, at a world science fiction convention. I even […]

#RFRA – Big Government Means Big Losses of Freedom and Choices and Big Cronyism

bggvt2The solution to many, MANY public policy problems is – less government.

Governments’ regulatory hammers and checkbooks are simply gi-normous. The federal government alone spent last year nearly $4 trillion – and its regulations cost the economy more than $2 trillion more.

That’s $6 trillion a […]

Obama’s Objective: Nationalize California’s Government-Made Water Disaster

clfdrghtCalifornia – the Golden State that hasn’t been golden in decades. And has for decades been under the near total control of the Democrat Party. These two things are not unrelated.

California has for the Reality-based community long been a perfect reverse barometer. Anything the […]

Marxism and Eschatology

apclpsIntroductory Background

While modern leftist academics routinely mock the Judeo-Christian apocalypse prophesied in both the Old and New Testaments (Joel 2; Isaiah 24; Matthew 24-25; 2 Thessalonians 1-2; Revelation 6-19) as something only a deranged literalist could entertain in his own fundamentalist mindset, they remain completely […]

Why Natural Born Citizen is Non-Negotiable

tdcrz-cnd Not so long ago, Americans placed little faith and trust in ambulance chasers (aka lawyers) or politicians, and wisely so according to our Founders who had no faith or trust in any person seeking power and dominion over others. Now, too many Americans place all of […]

Yet Another Area of Unjustified Government Takeover

ntntrlty3An article I wrote twenty years ago described the Internet as America’s next frontier. And for the past twenty years, it has been a wide-open, innovative, constantly changing — and yes, somewhat unruly – frontier. But all that may have changed with the Federal Communication Commission’s recent announcement […]

This Is America! Act Like It

amrcTHIS IS AMERICA! This was the mantra of generations after the establishment of the United States of America. Our history shows that this nation was built with grit, toughness, a do it yourself and a get it done attitude. Sure, like any other great or not so great […]

Ebola Update

ebl2The West African Ebola epidemic is winding down with only one case confirmed in Liberia last month. In Guinea new cases continue to emerge, but at a reduced rate compared to last year’s peak. The exponential increase in Ebola cases seen last summer is over – the rate […]

Is Ted Cruz the New Champion of the Flat Tax?

flttxAnnouncing his 2016 presidential run at Liberty University last month, Ted Cruz, the first out of the starting gate, excited fiscal conservatives with his call for a flat tax to replace the IRS. Support for the concept has been picking up steam recently, due to the […]

A Legal Proof for the Existence of God (Part VIII): Science in Genesis Chapter 2 – The Garden of Eden

Early man was like a house wired for light, but for a long time was in darkness; then a switch was thrown, and the house was full of light.

Humans became conscious beings; conscious of their own existence, their own mortality, and their own actions.

That sums up Chapter 2 of Genesis, which goes back […]

Rand Paul Takes on the Machine

rndplOn Tuesday, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul announced he was officially entering the Republican primary race for president. He is the second candidate to announce after Senator Ted Cruz of Texas. His speech was full of Reaganesque declarations, practically declaring a war on Washington, D.C. “We have come […]

What Good is a Tax Raising Republican?

God put the Republican Party on earth to cut taxes. If they don’t do that, they have no useful function. ~ Robert Novak

Recently the “Republican” dominated Georgia House and Senate passed a massive tax increase to fund booty for the transportation lobby … err … I mean future transportation projects. The increase was enthusiastically […]










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