Christianity & Civil Disobedience

kmdvs2Kim Davis, the county clerk from Kentucky who was jailed for refusing to process marriage license applications for same-sex couples, offers a poignant segue into the issue of whether civil disobedience is an appropriate response for professing Christians.

Some folks would rather sojourn down the rabbit […]

The Trump Phenomenon – Is it Really Only About Trump?

Regarding the Donald Trump phenomenon of ascendency to would-be Republican presidential nominee, many mainstream columnists, bloggers, and other political pundits simply don’t get it. They fret at length about what Trump will say next and about what it will take to stop him. They are stumped as […]

Brutal Imperialism: The Deeper Political Meaning Of 9/11

islmcemrUpon the anniversary of the infamous 9/11 it is instructive to put that and current events into an overarching context. 9/11 was an act of terrorism and a very effective one. That said, it was more than that. By understanding the “more” we are better equipped to […]

Obamas third term

Obama is not Franklin Roosevelt, the only American President to serve more than two terms. Obama does not have the power Roosevelt enjoyed, but following thee Constitution has never been Obamas strong suit. Whether he has been given or taken the powers of his “pen” and “phone”, or to decree executive orders on regulations or […]

Duly Noted - Our Distorted Ways Are Our Problem.

Duly NotedAt times, you register news in an accidental sequence. While certain items were not intended to be related a link between them emerges in your mind. Indeed, you discover, a relationship exists because their cores are fused by a common denominator.


Duly Noted’s first case is […]

Can we impeach them all?

The people of this country, those who have worked hard all their life, who have raised a family, and built a future have for several decades watched as the truths we were brought up on have tumbled around their feet. Hard work, honesty, respect, a willingness to discuss differences have all fallen away. There is […]

GOP Candidates: Dazed and Confused

Enormous gloom descended upon this writer as the latest round of GOP debates finished up. I realized there will be no rational patriot defender of America running for President in 2016. The Democratic side of things offers only semi-socialists; no hope for patriotism and freedom there. But surely, I thought, someone with a consistent grasp […]

Analyzing Trump


With all the popular support behind Donald Trump, people are no asking the quite logical question of exactly who he is, and what sort of president he would make. Just the other day someone asked me what I thought because, as he said, he found Trump […]

Christians in Todays World

Christians are under attack. Not for anything that they have done, but simply for being Christians. The past few years have seen a marked increase in the persecution of Christians in every area of the Middle East, and Africa. There are millions of Christians facing harassment, discrimination, and even death for the religion they have […]

Duly Noted - A Practical Guide to Racists and Racism.

Duly NotedYou have noticed that “racist” has become a magic word. Incant it to win a debate; at least in a PC-infected court. This (ab)use of a word is thought provoking. The same happened to “fascist” or terms such as “super”. Everything has become super –unless it is […]

An Insider’s Look Behind the Mainstream Media’s Crumbling Facade of Power

nwyrktmsbldngFor years — until the advent of talk radio, Fox News and social media — the left-leaning mainstream media held a stranglehold over the coverage of news and politics. The New York Times was nicknamed “The Gray Lady,” reflecting its dominance as the most powerful news source in […]

Roots of Islamic Fanaticism

“Know thy enemy,” said Sun Tzu, the famous Chinese military strategist of the 6th century B.C. Wise words, indeed, and we need to apply them toward the Islamist enemies we face today. What is it that motivates their fanaticism, their worldview, their hatred of the West? There are several factors, but there is one that […]

When the Cops Seize Your Stuff: Does Civil Asset Forfeiture Really Go too Far?

cvlastfrftrOklahoma has been in the news lately over law enforcement seizing assets from people who were never eventually charged with a crime. In 12 counties, authorities seized $4 million in cash from 114 of these people over a five-year span. The ACLU claims this is evidence of […]

Born for Such a Time as This: Living in the very end of the Last Days … We are a Chosen Generation

endtms2All was bleakly ominous for the Jews of the Persian Empire around 475 B.C. when King Xerxes had been persuaded by his evil 2nd in command, Haman the Agagite, to issue an Edict “to destroy, to kill and to annihilate all the Jews, both young and […]

America’s Toxic Brew: ‘Diversity’

dnldtrmppltclycrctDuring the first Republican debate Donald Trump struck a huge chord with the “silent majority” of this nation by saying that America’s biggest problem is, “being politically correct.”

The Donald’s succinct summation was more than just a quick soundbite – it resonated with millions of everyday people in […]

Beware D.C. ‘Comprehensive’ ‘Reform’

bltdgvt3The entirety of the United States is now a federal disaster area – rendered thus by Washington, D.C. Unlike areas hit by hurricanes, tornadoes and other acts of God – our cataclysm is entirely man-made. Decades of anti-Reality policies have left our nation an uber-addled mess.

The […]

Federal Supremacy vs. Unbridled Tyranny

obmtyrnySince the adoption of our U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights, there has existed an ongoing struggle for separation and balance of powers between the three branches of the Federal Government, as well as between that Federal Government under Federal Supremacy and States Rights under the Tenth […]

‘Gender-neutral’ Bathrooms, the Mixed-up Kid and Homosexual Dad

gndrntrlbthrmThe big news out of San Francisco last week was that it would register another first: a city elementary school is going to switch to all “gender-neutral” bathrooms. The idea is, as the Daily Mail put it, to “accommodate young students who don’t fit into gender norms.” […]

Iranian Nukes and the New Nuclear-Arms Race

irnnksDespite last minute arguments, a House vote of disapproval, and possible other behind-the-scenes attempts to thwart The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Iran’s nuclear program it now appears almost a certainty that the deal will go forward in its present form. Future fallout will be dangerous and […]

How Donald Trump’s Campaign Spending Shows He’s Not A Serious Contender

dnldtrmpmnyDonald Trump, in the first debate, made a telling comment. “Well I’m a natural negotiator and I like leverage, to be honest with you.”

The Donald Trump candidacy has been from before inception a highly leveraged operation. Trump shrewdly has leveraged his celebrity, his novelty, and […]

Burn Kim Davis Alive!

kmdvsMahatma Gandhi once said, “There is a higher court than courts of justice and that is the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts.”

He was partly right. Liberty of conscience is indeed sacred. There is, however, a higher court before which Mr. Gandhi – before […]

America Together Again

I just have a few thoughts on 9/11/2001. It is time to let them out, and to understand what our world has come to. I am not some high paid writer for some top notch site. Just a retired veteran, who saw my time come and go. I am not a verbose man, but someone […]

Is Europe Lost

2015 is the year of the migrant. Over 100,000 migrants requested asylum in Germany in August alone with a total of over 400,000 for the year. Projections are that over 800,000 will be allowed into Germany alone this year, and that is only about 40% of all refugees. The vast majority of these refugees are […]

Anti-Discrimination Statutes Vs The First Amendment.


a clever analogy can be a valuable aid to rational thinking, and consequently a great force for good. a false analogy can be just as destructive to clear thinking and understanding if it is allowed to take root. The most effective type of false analogies do […]

The Brats of the 60’s Have Grown Up

Civil disobedience, a socialist foundation for change was rampant in the 1960’s. There were groups such as the Black Panthers, Students for a Democratic Society, and the Weatherman Underground that tried to force a culture upon America that was fundamentally progressive/socialist in nature. There were many young impressionable people who rejected the moral and values […]

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